Centre Hall reporter. (Centre Hall, Pa.) 1868-1871, June 26, 1868, Image 2

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FRIDAY, JUNE 26th, 1868.
of Fayette unty,
of Columbia County.
Notice—All communications re-
paid for at our advertising rates.
We wish here to state again, that all
communications must come to us with
the name of the writer, otherwise they
are cast into the flames. For these
asons a communication upon the
Judgeship, signed “Centre, and one
aport «District-Attorney signed “Citi
zens,” will not appear. We in all ca-
eood faith on the part of the authors.
mrss tl fp Mn
Is it Just ?
Who acted the part of the patriot,
the man who left home and friends
rich one who remained at home to be-
come a bondholder ?
You answer, the soldier was the real
Then why was it the soldier was
paid-in greenbacks, and the bondhol-
dér is paid in gold ?
poor; road and school taxes upon the
up, and pays no taxes to maintain the
1 { .
J ust ?
bondholder, do you like a policy that
ders portion of the taxes?
ted Grant.
Is it Just, and do you like it, then
vote Grant and Colfax.
If you think the wealthy should bear
taxation equally with the poor, then
Can vou help calling that Just?
Tre Union Pacific Railroad is being
built more rapidly this year than ever.
mas.” © Six hundred and forty miles
dred miles more are nearly ready for
the track.
says he is not afraid of the Gentiles.
oo through to the Pacific in 1869 in-
with it an immense train of passengers
and freight, now awaiting that happy
Pacific has an abundance of ready
money, and pays cash for everything.
Its First Mortgage Six per eent. Gold
Bonds are eagerly taken thoughout the
country by parties of sound financial
judgment, The sales have already
amounted to seventeen million dollars,
IT is now understood that Judge
Linn’ will resign his office, so that the
people of this judicial district will have
at the next October election.
the Damoeratie legal gentlemen spoken
sq; and Jas. MeMannus of Centre;
carefully considered in the selection of
a candidate who should be a lawyer of
experience, probity and morals, and one
that can secure the confidence of the
wiiBlé peoplé of the district.
ha Won't Fight Square.
show that they are afraid to make a
{aie “and fquare fight on principles.
if they have an idea that the people of
this country are in favor of the revolu-
tiotiry doings of the rump Congress,
why did they not nominate a represen-
tative man of their party, like Thad.
Stevens, Charles Sumner, Ben Butler,
or Wendell Phillips? In nominating
one of these there would be no decep-
tion, and every vote cast for such men
would go for endorsing the principles
advocated by them. Grant is an old
woman and has no principles, and they
nominated him simply on account of
his military reputation, thinking that
that will bring them the votes needed,
an l which they would fail to get, if
they placed in nomination a represen
| principles. Should Grant be elected,
Lit will be a triumph of the radical party
| it is true, but we deny that such a re-
| ly endorsed by a majority. The radi-
they nominated one of the congression-
is a cheat and a fraud to catch votes,
and give the Jacobins another lease of
power. This practice is in keeping
| with that party.
If the people of this
country are in favor of bondholders,
on principles.
But as the principles of the radicals do
course stand no chance to be elected.
Judge Linn’s Resignation.
| the radicals to Judge Linn’s resigna-
| tion, .we have an evidence that the
| radicals are opposed to the people of
| themselves. If Mr. Linn is tired of be-
i -
| ine Judge, in God's name let him re-
| chanee to choose his successor, instead
| Geo. Geary, imposing our
people whom they do not like. The
one upon
content he should serve out his full
term, but if he intends resigning, let
him do so at once, and refer the ques-
iton of his successor back to the people
| who honored him with a majority of
| their votes. If Judge Linn has any
respect for the peeple who elected him,
Outside pressure is brought to bear
upon the Judge, in order to make him
long enough to prevent an
The radical State Guard, in
take care of the party in this county,
Judge Samuel Linn, of the Centre
The intimation having becom?
nhlhie . ntl . } ATED I 3 1
pubic, we nouce that there 1s much on-
| jection raised to the resignation on the
owes it to his fellow citizens to remain
Jench until the end of his term.
| Without pretending to discuss the pri-
| vate reasons which
Linn in Lis purpose to resign, we can-
not resist the force of the public as well
| as poiitieal judgment which commands
him to remain where he is. Among
| the first jurists in the State, a man of
| eminent and varied ability, of spotless
men as Samuel Linn. Itis hard enough
our friends in Centre county in appeals
This district does not lack in com-
petent men to fill the position, if vaca-
vers who will make good Judges, and
it i= no more than right and proper
that the people have an opportunity of
| choosing the man.
te lp AP rm -
The radicals in Congress are about
get the seat.
We do not see that
the people are in duty bound to sub-
mit to them. When, in the history of
this Jacobin Congress, has a radical
lost his seat, or had a case decided
against him and in favor of a Demo-
erat? Througlgthese flagrant outra-
ges the negro-equality party built
up their two-thirds majorities in the
House and Senate. If this thing is to
continue in this manner, there had bet-
to be stopped ?
| ter be a “blowing up” of the radical
concern at Washington at once.
Another Atlantic Cable.
Negotiations are on foot to have di-
rect telegraphic communication be-
tween I'rance and the United States.
The new line is to be ready for service
September 1, 1869,
The Indians.
A new policy towards the Indian
tribes was developed in the Senate by
Mr. Pomeroy, who introduced a bill
placing the Indians in charge of the
Freedmen’s Bureau. The bill does
not put the red men on an equal foot-
ing with negroes, but the next step in
Radical progress may reach the point
Mr. Kurrz.—It being a Democrat-
ic principle that there should be “ro-
fice, always in office, that the offices be-
long to the people, and not to the of
| ficer, is true. Besides if an office is
burthensome to the officer, it should
not be imposed on him a second term.
favors go
| If it is profitable, then let
should be sufficient for any one man,
yers in every way competent to dis-
other—and as deserving of Democratic
| chance by a nomination. There 1s
Democratic lawyers, that I ean not call
| Centre practice what they preach.
| Letter From Ohio.
Do you ever, at your quiet home in
the beautiful Pennsvalley, setand watch
| the golden sun as i
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‘neath the western hills?
Laen as it
lies, hills and plains, and dwell in
fancy on scenes it passes in its west-
ward course? One hour later, three
hundred miles in the direction you are
I tho stand and watch it, disappearing
‘not behind silvery-topped mountains,
but behind a wide, wide plain.
the scenes may be another thee hun-
soon as the Tax bill is out of the way.
This new movement has created a de-
cided sensation wherever it has be-
come known, but meets the approval of
ol > w—
government securities, escapes without
does not amount to $1,000, which
He is
paid in gold, which he sells at a pre-
mium of nearly forty percent. He pays
purchased the bonds at a fearful rate
eloquently depicted. Great conven-
tions of the Radicals are held and the
“honor of the nation” is invoked that
with one dollar of the nation’s bur-
accumulating wealth, 1t might be sup
which we have heard so much, could
same alacrity exhibited in the purchase
ted, the country is much improved and
interesting, though wanting the beau-
tiful scenery of Pennsylvania. The
ing, and society differs very little from
There have several severe” hail
storms passed over the country during
the summer, doing great damages,
About ten days ago a young hurricane
passed a short distance north of this,
tearing down orchards and forest trees,
and making the country a scene of dis-
‘order. In one orchard there were
ninety trees bent over and broken to
the ground and near by a large woods
almost entirely swept down. Hail
stones fell that were more thananinch
in diameter, cutting down branches,
leaves, and doing much injury to both
fruit and grain, in some fields four-fifths
of the rye is cut down. Storms are
generally more severe here than among
the mountains, as there is nothing to
lichtning also seem more dangerous
and terrific — probably because the
mountains and are not felt so much in
the vallies. Crops will not be so good
as was expected a month ago. Grass
is short and will not yield near as large
a crop of hay as last year. Grain is
late compared with other things, 1s not
thick on the ground, and will remain
short. Instead of there being more
wheat than last year, as was expected,
there will not be near as much.
The politieal world is very quiet
vet. Placing Grant upon the Repub-
lican platform, has not caused the
slichtest breeze to agitate the quiet
minds of the firm Damoeracy of Ohio,
or even of the party that advocated his
nomination- The very intimation that
the nominee of the Democratic party,
and thus the opponent of Grant, 1s a
much more than even Grant already
strife. Fourth of July is anxiously
Fawalted and as soon as Pendleton, who
i= the choice of the west, or any other
up, marshal its hosts and boldly and
earnestly enter into the conflict; and
' will work as nobly as she, Democracy
burg Patriot.
Is H. v. Grant a Drunkard ?
tant if he were an obscure tanner in an
were the General of the Army in a
his door and another orderly in the
rear of his children on the way to
school. But Grant is more ; Radieal-
ism has made him the Commander-in-
Chief of five military Satrapeies which
rule millions of white citizens by means
of the bayonet, and in this command
he 1s even irresponsible to the superior
officer whom the Constitution of the
United States puts over hishead. With
like to know if the man who wields
cant matters as his own senses, Stil
further, now that a party has presen-
ted Grant as a candidate for the high-
est office in the country, the people
have the right to know, and they de-
mand to know, if this man is a drunk-
ard. As vet, the bulk of the testimony
which has been made public is from
prominent Radicals and Radical sheets
dell Phillips repeats the rumors, “from
reports about Grant's habits.
“takably drunk” inthestreetsof Wash
Tilton telegraphs to his pa-
per that “occasionally a Presidential
Grant is drunk half the time.”
October; mongrelism wii have its
| bands dissolved and its power broken,
and the country will be delivered from
its threatning utter ruin.
W.J A,
| Vermillion Institute, O., June 16th.
rm —— Po Ape
Freedmen’s Bureau.
The Senate amendments to the House
now goes to the President.
of July next, and the cost thereof will
be at least twelve millions of dollars.
Let the tax payersof the country make
a note of this.
A pee
Impeachment to he “Resurrected.”
Impeachment is to be revived again.
| It is learned from a strictly authentic
| source, and in fact, the matter is being
openly diseussed in Republican quar-
ters, that Thad. Stevens has prepared
four new articles of impeachment
against the President, whid
introduce to the House of Representa-
tives as soon as the Tax bill is disposed
of. The articles are entirely distinct
from the specifications of those so re-
cently tried hy the Senate and embrace
among other allegations the following:
1. The illegal use of power to carry
II. The abuse of the pardoning pow-
er, in pardoning the counterfeiters of
national currency.
III. Overt acts, in attempting to de-
feat the Reconstruction act of Congress.
He insists that the country demands
the impeachment of the President, and
will push the adoption of his new ar-
ticles before the House with vier
} i
reson Gent 0
tells the Washinston
the Cincinnati Commercial that Grant
has been in the Executive Mansion
“i drunk that he couldn't stand
Now statements
like these, if they are slanders, should
The testi-
the strictest investigation into his pri-
-ate habits in respeet of sobriety. Once
more, is Hiram Ulysses Grant adrunk-
If he is, he is unfit for even his
If he is not, his
friends should expose as slanders the
statements which Phillips, Tilton, and
others have made.
Are Secure Beyond any
The Union Pacific Bonds run thirty
years, are for $1,000 each, and have
ard ?
: Contin-
January and July at the Company's
office in the City of New York, at the
rate of six per cent.in gold. The prin-
cipal is payable in gold at maturity.
The price is 102, and at the present
rate of gold, they pay a liberal come
on their cost.
The Company believe that these
Bonds, at the present rate, are the
cheapest security in the market, ane
reserve the right to advance the price
at any time. Subscriptions will be re-
ceived in New York.
L. A. Mackey, Esq., has written a
letter saying he is not a candidate for
(‘anoress, :
Anna Dickinson on Gen. Grant.
The gentle Anna is one of the ablest
and most popular orators in the pay of
the Radical party. She has done good
service for the party in times past,
Just now she appears to be stumping
it in behalf of those Radicals who do
not favor the nomination of General
Grant. Annaspoke at Elmira, N. Y.,
and took occasion to hit the man who
does not talk some severe blows. She
warned and threatened in her loving
way. She said:
The Radical party eannot live upon
the memory of its good deeds.
Your works in the past won't save
You Radicals shirk the unpopular
necessity of putting the black race for-
You want to cover upthenegro with
Unless you give the Northern negro
the ballot you won't get the support of
the negro South.
It is not sufficient that Grant was a
soldier, McClellan was a soldier—I itz
John Porter was a soldier. It is not
sufficieng to write against any man’s
| name—soldier,
By nominating Grant you show
| yourselves cowards and poltroons.
Grant is no standard-bearer when
| principles are to be fought for.
| You want Grant without a platform
for the sakeof expediency and winning
' the next election.
| I wouldn't have a personal quarrel
with General Grant. I dare to say
what a great many are thinking.
[ don’t want Grant for President.
“Speech is silver, silence is golden ;”
Grant's silence is leaden.
He must speak before he gets the
| election.
You can’t hurrah for Grant and win
| on that issue.
| Shame, shame on those Republicans
| who say: “I believe the black man
| should vote in Lousiana, but under no
circumstances here in Elmira.”
Distintegration stares the Radicals
'in the face because they are ashamed
to come out boldly and openly for ne-
gro suffrage.
Don’t hide your principles, if you
have got any, behind the smoke of one
man's sigar.
i i i Aimer
Years ago, in 1847, Henry Clay,
(Greneral Tavlor to the Presidential
« B® hy
chair, remarked :
“If General Taylor, who is absolute-
ly, without any experience whatever
tion ever again of any man to the
taken from the army.
military men. Each in
ceed military chieftain, until at last
will put
That was a mast pangent appliea-
tion to General U. S. Grant, as every
one must readily see.
linden oii
Letter From Chief-Justice Chase.
The followiuz letter has just been
made public. It is to a gentlemen in
New York
My Dear Sir:
believeing that I “shall never abandon
the great principles for the success of
which I have given my entire life.”
[ adhere to my “old crexd ofequal
rights,” withouoone jot or tittle ofabate-
‘ment. I shall be glad if the new pro-
fessorsof thatereed adhere to (tas fuith
[ am amazed by the torrent of in-
veetives by which 1 am drenched.
| Almost everything alleged as fact is
falsehood out of the whole
it the fact isso pervert d and traves-
tied that it becomes falsehood.
‘no motive far all this except disap-
pointment that impeachment has not
thus far proved a
| partisan on the other side. As presi-
| dine officer ovei 1 )
| science testifies that I have been strict
| ly impartial ; and I am sure that any
| one who reads the report will say so.
Individualy I have my convictions
and opinions, but I have very saldom
given utterance to them. Indeed, I do
not think that the case, in any of its
aspects, has been the subject of con-
versation between myself and more
than four or five Senators, and then
only casually and briefly. No Senator
will say that I have sought to influ-
ence him.
The real ground of denunciation is
that I have not been a partisan of
conviction, and this denunciation I am
willing to bear. They may denounce
and abuse me and read me out of the
party if they choose. I follow my old
lights, not the new.
Whit the developments of the
future may be I know not. I neither
expect nor desire to be a candidate for
office again. It would, however,
gratify me exceedingly if the Democra-
tic party would take ground which
would secure the party against all at-
tempts to subvert the principles of uni-
versal suffrage established in eight,
and to be established in all, of the
Southern constitutions. Then, I think
the future of the great cause—for
which I have labored so long—would
be secured, and I should not regret
my absence from political labors,
The Radicals at the Chieago Con-
vention resolved that the South must
adopt negro suffrage, and that the
North might do as it pleases, Reason.
Because the South is ruled by bayonets,
and the North is not. Great equal
rights this.
Lae (iil my ¢on
Frightful Accident in New York.
NEw York, June 18.—About 9,30
this evening, the Metropolitan Fire
Engine, No 9, exploded in front of the
Bowery Theater killing four persons
instantly, and wounding (insome in-
stances fatally) twenty others. The
engine was playing on a fire at No.
53 Bowery which had been extinguish-
ed when the explosion took place. A
majority of the killed pnd injured are
boys, who had gathered around the
machine. Theexplosion was heard by
the audience in the theatre, who poured
out of the building in a panic. The
dead bodies were conveyed to the
Tenth Precinct Station House, where
theystill remain. They presented a
horrible appearance, some having
their brains dashed out, and others
with their limbs torn from their bodies.
i ———
New Stamp For Whiskey Barrels.
A new stamp for whiskey barrels
showing that the tax has been paid, pre-
pared by Mr. 8. M. Clerk, Superin-
tendent of the Printing Bureau, has
been approved by the Committee of
Ways and Means. The stamp is com-
posed of two pieces of paper, so that it
cannot be taken from the barrel with-
out mutilation.
stamps is seven in number, with figures
denoting the number of gallons, which
are easily and conveniently checked in
connection with the coupons,
> >
Case of Surratt.
this afternoon the Grand Jury of the
District of Columbia indicted him un-
der the second seetion of the act of
July 17. 1862, for giving aid and com-
fort to the late rebellion.
mgs ena A of Wp —————
A Steamer and a Bark Sunk by a
Collision and Twenty Lives Lost.
CLEVELAND, O., June 21.— The
steamer morning Star, hence for De-
troit, collided with the barque Cort-
land, thirty miles from here last night
at about 11 o'clock, and both were
The total number of the passengers
of the steamer were forty and of the
steamer R. N. Rice.
Hackett, a passenger.
Servia, Assassinated.
of Prince Michael, of Servia, at Bel-
grade yesterday :
The Prince while walking leisurely
One of them was promptly taken
others will not be able to escape. Vig-
tion produced the most profound ex-
citement and sorrow throughout the
a — —
The Huntingdon G/obe says a num-
r——— ia d—
Prentice thinks that Forney ought
modate his falshoods. They crowd
This Institution will be opened on Mon-
of Franklin and Marshall College. Every
facility will be offered for acquiring a knowl-
edge of the English, Mathamatical, Scien-
titic and Classical branches,
A normal class will be opened for the
benefit of those preparing to teach.
Boarding with furnished room ean
procured for 32,50 to $275 per week.
juue26’s8, tf.
All persons are hereby cautioned against
walking across or otherwise trespassing on
the grounds or lots of the undersigned, near
Centre Hall. The late Legislature passed
a stringent act against all offences of this
kind, and all persons hereafter not paying
attention to this notice, will be dealt with
according to law,
June, 26,3t.
The undersigned offers the well-known
at Centre Hall, Centre county Pa., at Pri-
vate Sale, The Hotel building is a large,
well finished, two-story frame building with
Store room, large and convenient stables
and sheds, and with all necessary outbuild-
ings, and 1s known as one of the best coun-
try Hotel stands in central Permsylvania.
Also, if desired by purchasers, there will be
sold with this property, a lot of ground in
Centre Hall, containing about } of an acre
and another lot of ground containing 2%
acres, near Centre Hall. For further par-
ticulars apply to
junel®' 68,3m. Centre Hall, Pa.
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