Raftsman's journal. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1854-1948, March 18, 1868, Image 2

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    Baftsman's Sfiritnwl.
Republican state ticket.
fan. JOHN F. HAETBANFT, of Montg'y.
Ool. JACOB M. CAMPBELL, of Cambria.
The Tenure-of-Office BUI.
The last Clearfield Republican contains
the following extraordinary declaration.:
' "If th Tenure-of-office bill is in violation of
the Constitution, the President is bound by his
oath to disregard it. The enactment of sucB
law is Congressional usurpation,"
So thought President Johnson, as wgll as
the writer of the above extract, and, m con
sequence, he did "disregard" the law instead
of submitting it to judicial decision.
In contradistinction of the assumption of
the writer in the Republican, we give the
opinion of Hon. Robert J. Walker, who is
known to be a Democrat of the strictest
f-ec, and a man acknowledged to be wull
learned in the law. .A few days after the
removal of Mr. Stanton it was rumored in
Washington that Mr. Walker had advised
Adjutant Thomas not to attempt to enforce
the order of the President. Tim being de
' nied, Mr. Walker made the following state
ment: ':I called upon Oen. Thomas early on Saturday
tnorning, at the War Office, and communicated to
him, in a friendly way. my opinion that any such
order would be a nullity, and would subject him
to serious consequences, especially if any such
collision should occur. 1 told him that he had
no right, nor hail the Peesideut, to disobey a law
of Congress upon the assumption that tt was un
constitutional, and that if this were not so -the
President might set aside all the laws of Congress
sine the foundation of the Government upon the
ground that they were unconstitutional. That
the President possessed no such power, because it
was not an executive, but -exclusively a judicial
power, and that all the laws of Congress must be
obeyed by the President unless their execution was
restrained by the highest judicial authority. That
to declare a law unconstitutional was not only the
exercise of judicial power, but the highest jiuli rial
power, and only to be resorted to by the courts
where, in their judgment, the act was clearly un
constitutional, and that in all doohtful cases the
Court bad uniformly refused to interfere with the
execution of the law."
Now, we think, the opinion of Mr. Walker
is worth at least as much a that of the wri
ter, in the Republican, and he asserts that
no right is inherent in "the President, to
" to disobey a law ot Congress upon the as
sumption that it was unconstitutional,"
and "that all the laics of Congress must be
' obeyed and executed by the President un
" less their execution was restrained by the
"highest judicial authority." . Butdid the
President pursue such a course ? No ! Then
he is justly and legally amenable for having
violated the Tenure-of-office law, notwith
standing the declaration of thestute writer
in the Republican that the President "is
bound by his oath of office to disregard it."
Our National Securities.
Jay Cooke & Co. have written a letter in
opposition to the proposition to pay the Li
nked States Bonds in greenbacks, in case
the holders refuse to convert them into the
proposed new issue. In it is maintained
that "the bonds were offered directly to the
people and sold at prices which coul 1 not
have been obtained but for the distinct un
derstanding that they were payable, princi
pal and interest in coin." The writer with
great force says i
If the Government should pay in green
backs, what is a greenback but a promise to
Eaya dollar, and if 500,000,00 of green
acks should be issued to pay the 5-20s,must
we not afterward pay them, and if so, in
what but gold? Such an issue of paper mon
ey.every thinking man knows, would totally
unsettle values and indefinitely remove
the resumption of specie payment. But on
the other hand, without any increase of cur
rency, in a reasonable time, specie payment
will be resumed,gold and greenbacks will be
in equal value, and to pay the bonds in gold
will be no hardship.
As to who are holders of the bonds, data
is given going to show that "the capitalists
are in very email minority, and any legisla
tion repudiating, in whole and in part, the
obligation of the bonds of the Government
would fall tnoFt severely on widows, orphans
and people of small capital, who invested
their money in those securities in perfect re
liance upon the representations made to
them by the Treasury Department, directly
' and through its agents at the time of their
Belligerent very the writer in the
last Republican. Hear him :
'-Fellow-citizens of Clear&eld county, we appeal
to you ; are you willing to longer submit to the
outrages of the drunken tyrants at Washington
constituting the Rump? Will yo longer hug
the consoling phantom of forbearance, under the
false Idea that the time has not come to assert
your God-given rights as free citiiens of the
country." -
Hold ! Hold ! ! Enough ! ! ! Who wouldn' t
"gin in" after such a "XK" appeal to arms,
as that? And, no doubt, the "drunken ty
rants at Washington," like Davy Crocket's
coon, will "come down" fo onct and sur
render. . .
The war in Candia is ended.
"Eemoval of Stanton." '
Under the above caption, a writer in last
week's Clearfield Republican, among other
equally absurd things, says : ,
'In the removal of Mr Stanton he (Andrew
J.ihason) made useof a Constitutional prerogative
which has been exercised by all Presidents since
the days of Washington, and which has never
been called in question for eighty year.5'-.
Is it true, that the "prerogative" of re
moval of officers by the President "has tiec
er been called in question for eighty years?"
On the lfith day of February, 1835, a bill
regulating the "Tenure-of-office" beiug un
der consideration, Hon. Daniel Webster,
then a Senator from Massachusetts, made a
speech in the Senate of the United States,
in which occurs the following :
"I think, then, sir. that the appointment natu
rally and necessarily includes the power of remov
al where no limitation is expressed, nor any ten
ure but that will be declared. The power of ap
pointment being conferred on the President and
Senate. I think the power of removal went along
with it. ami should have been regardeil as a part o f
tt, and exercised by the same hands. I think the
legislature possesses the power of regulating
the condition, duration, qualification and tenure
of office in all cases where the Constitution hus
made no express provision on the subject, lain
therefore, of opinion that it is competent for Con
gress to declare by law. as one qualification of the
tenure of office that the incumbent sit til I remain in
place till the President remove him, Jor reasons to
be stated to the Senate. And I am of the opinion
that this qualification, mild and gentle as it is.
will have some effect in arresting the evils which
beset the progress of the Government, and serious
ly threaten its future prosperity." , '
" Two da's later, on the ISth of February,
1835, Hon. Henry Clay, then a Seuator from
Kentucky, sustained Mr. Webster's speech
by offering the following amendment to the
bill then pending before the Senate :
"Dett further enacted Tbnt in alt instances of
appointment toi-mce by the Presidentby and with
the advice and consent of the Senate, the power of
removal snail be exercised in concurrence with
the Senate; and when the Senate not in session
the President may suspend any such officer, com
municating his reasons for the suspension during
the first month nf its succeeding session, and if
the benate concur with him the officer shall he
removed, but if it do not concur with him the of
ficer shall be restored to office."
Thus it will be seen tvdt,fhir(-t7tree years
ago, the abuse of the appointing power by
the President was so great, as to become a
subject of grave inquiry ; and both the dis
tinguished statesmen above quotciLexpress
ly denied the power of the President to re
move an officer confirmed by the Senate,
without the concurrence of the Senate;
while Mr. Claj-s amendment also provided
for the reinstatement or removal of an offi
cer suspended during a recess of the Senate
thus substantially advocating at that tiaSf
every point embraced in the Civil !l,jure
bill recently passed by Congress, and for the
violation of which Andrew Johnson is now
about to be tried.
Yet, in the face of the testimony jof these
two great and worthy statesmen, Clay and
Webster, that Congress possessed the power
to define by law the tenure of office, we find
in these latter daj-s, such pigmies ' as the
writer in the Republican, and such political
mountebanks as Judge Woodward, Ben.
Wood, John Morrissey, Billy Mulligan, and
Andrew Johnson," in their blind zeal ;to1 As
sail Congress and to retard the reconptruc
tion of the late 'Rebel States uj on- a loya
and patriotic basis, proclaiming that the late
tenure-of-office law is uqconstitutional and
revolutionary, a mere partizan invention to
abridge the powers of the President in re
moving his appointees.
We would suggest to the writer in the Re
publican that, hereafter, he examine the re
cords ere he makes such bold and positive
assertions as the one contained in the above
extract front his article, if he does not de
sire us to expose his falsehoods.
: To Vote as a Unit.
We think the State Convention did a very
wise thing'when they took measures to in
duce the vote" of the State, in the National
Convention, to be cast as a unit. Hereto
fore the delegation from Pennsylvania has
gone to the National Convention in : frag
mentselected in the various Congressional
districts, they have gone too much in the in
terests of different candidates and politicians,
and the result has been that the choice of
the great majority of the party in the State
has formed no expression, or if any, an ex
pression so feeble that it has only been heard
to be disregarded. But under the recent
action of the State Convention, the Repub
lican party of the Keystone State can make
itselt heard. Our claims can be presented
with efficiency and force, and, we have every
reason to believe, thai, when they are thus
presented, they will be cordially admitted by
our sister States, and our great War Gov
ernor "the soldiers friend" will be placed
on the ticket with the greatest captain of
the age. With such a ticket, the party of
Liberty and Law will sweep the country,
driving before it the cohorts of Treason, De
mocracy and Rebellion.
Joiinsox and Davis. Who could have
prophesied three years ago the events that
nave come to pass. How people would have
laughed at the idea that the President of
the United States would be broueht to trial
before the President of the so-called Con
federate btates, yet time has brought this
iorth. Ihe trial ot Jefferson Davis is to
take place in Mav. while tli trial nf An
drew Johnson takes place now, and it is ten
y one, mat the trial of Johnson will so
drag on, as to force a postponment of the
trial of Davis, fnr PWf .Tcf
preside at both.
So Tuen?- The two extracts given below
are contained in the same article, in last
week's Republican :
"A constitutional pre- j "This question of re-
rorative . . . which has
moral from office has
not been called in ques
tion for eighty years.1'
been discussed and ad
judicated before,"
Now you sec the little joker, and now you
don't see ik On which do you bet?
Eepnblican State Convention.
The Union Republican State Convention
of Pennsylvania, for the nomination of can
didates for Auditor and Surveyor General,
the formation of an electoral ticket, and
the choice of delegates to the Chicago con
vention, met in Philadelphia on March 11th
IjsGS, in the Academy of Music.
kCol. Frank Jokdox, chairman of the
State committee, called the convention to
order, and made a brief address, which was
received with great applause.
Col. William B. Manx, of Philadelphia,
was elected temporary chairman, who, up
on being conducted to the chair, delivered
an eloquent speech.
Win. R. Leeds, of Philadelphia ; A. G.
Henry, of Armstrong : A. K. Stouffer, of
Berks; Col. W. C. Gray, of Delaware;
and W. S. Moore, of Washington, were
chosen Temporary Secretaries.
The roll of delegates was then called, and
the usual committees bn organization and
resolutions appointed.
The committee on permanent organiza
tion submitted the following report ;
President. Gen. Lemuel Todd, of Cum
berland. Vice Presidents. Gen. C. II. T. Collis,
Chas. M. Carpenter, Henry Buinin. W. J.
P. White, Gen. Wm. Minfzer, Chas. K.
MtfDonaldJIenry J. Darlington, E. Grimm,
John G. Kauffman, Gen. H. L. Cake,Hon.
John Strouse, Wm. J. Turrell, Major Ack
erly, Dr. Levy Rook, Col. S. Knorr, S. T.
Barr, Jacob G. Peters, Captain Charles
Den ues, Isaac Frazer, A. J. Cover, Mnjor
D. Wachabausrh, Gen. James A. Beaver,
M. S. Lvtlc, 0. D. Robert. R. J. Reid,
Gen. J. H. Wells, Joseph W.Aller, Joseph
A. Cutler, John C. Boyle, James T. Mc
Junken, Geo. K.-Anderson, D. V. Derick
son, A. J. Acker, John L. Dale, J. B.
Secretaries. Capt. B. W. Morgan. J.
II. Sturdcvant.Wm. R. Leeds, A. G. Hen
ry, A. K. Stauffer.Col. Wm. C. Gray, Win.
G. Moore.
Upon taking the chair, Mr. Todd -addressed
the convention at some length upon
the stare of the country, the duties of the
hour, and advised a spirit of harmony in
the convention. II. B. Swoope, Esq., rose
and said :
Mr. President, in deference to that sin
gular unanimity which has been manifested
not only in this convention, but all over the"
State, i move you, sir, that the representa
tives of the people of the State now assem
Uled in this convention declare it to be the
will of the Republican party of Pennsylva
nia that Ulysses S. Grant and Andrew G.
Curtiu be the candidates respectively for
President and Vice I resident of the United
States. tLong continued applause, in
which the spectators in the Academy joined
Hereupon followed an extended 'discus
sion, when finally the question waa divided,
i and upon the vote being taken on the first
division, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was declar
ed, by acclamation, the choice of the Repub
lican party of Pennsylvania for President of
the United States.
The second part of the resolution, in ref
erence to the candidate for Vice President,
being now in'order, an amendment was of
fered, granting the delegates the privilege of
voting for the man of their choice, and, up
on the roll being called, the vote resulted as
Andrew G. Curtin, 10'J votes : Benj. F.
Wade, 'J2 votes: E-lwin M. Stanton, 1
Andrew G. Curtin was therefore declared
to be the choice of the Republican party of
Pennsylvania for Vice President of the li
nked States.
A motion was then mada to appoint a
committee often to report names of persons
for electors at larsje, and delegates at .large
to the National Convention, whereupon the
chair appointed tile following :
II. B. Swoope, Wm. B. Mann, C. II. T.
Collis, L. Rogers.il. L. Cake, II. D. Max
well, J. A. Beaver, John 11. Wells, M. S.
Lytic, A. K. McClure.
Al ter some time the committee made the
foil' wine report :
Electors at I trgc. G. Morrison Coates,
ot rluladclphia, ana 1 nomas M. .Marshall,
of Pittsburg.
Delegates at Ijargc. Col. John W. For
ney, ot Philadelphia ; James H. Orne, of
Jt'uuadeiplua ; Inos. ft. Uocnran, ot lork;
Gen. Harry Y hue, ot Indiana ; E. Reed
Meyer, of Bradford ; J. V . Blanehard. of
Lawrence ; Linn B irtholomew, of Schuyl
kill ; Gen. Wm. Lilly, of Carbon.
The report was adopted.
The committee on resolutions shortly af
ter appeared and submitted through the
chairman, Hon. Thos. E. Cochran, the fol
Rejoiced, That the great Republicnn par
ty of America v.ithout which the rebellion
against the Government would have eon
summated the division of the Union and
perpetuated human slavery with the aid.
comfort, and full abproval of the present
Democratic party is in the fore-front of an
other peril nd another trial. Electing its
candidate tor President in IbfiO, and re-electing
him in 1864. it is now called upon to de
cide whether all the sacrifices of blood ami
treasure have not only been in vain but were
simply contributions for the restoration of
treason under the influence of a man who,
clothed in the c jnfidence of his country, is
prevented from overthrowing the Govern
ment solely by the wise and patriotic stand
taken by a loyal Congress.
Resolved, That we add our voice to the
loud acclaim in favor of Ulysses S. Grant as
the Republican candidate for President of
the United States; and in so doing we feel
that we are not simply responding to the
wishes of our constituenta.or helping to pay
a portion of the debt we owe to that great
soldier, but hat we are preparing the way
for that substantial triumph which, while
perpetuating the Republican party, pre
serves and perpetuates the Republican
Resnlced, That no contrast so eloquent J
could be presented as that between the loud
professions of Andrew Johnson, and the si
lent patriotism of Ulyses S. Grant ; that as
the one deals in promises to deceive, the oth
er deals in acts that convince ; and that
while Johnson hss tallen rapidly away from
his many voluntary covenants. Grant has
asserted equal justice and Radical republi
canism, as a part alike of cou.-cienee and of
Resolved, That by the election of General
Grant to the Presilency, all domestic dis
sension and factious opposition to the com
plete rec-instruction of the Union on the
firm foundations laid by the wise and judi
cious legislation of Congress will be imme
diately suppressed and harmony and pood
feeling restored settled relations of busi
ness established, and the revivift and im
provement of all the disturbed sources of
national wealth and prosperity will be se
cured, when it i once made manifest that
the people of this country are .firmly fixed
in the determination that the fruits of the
late bloody and obstinate struggle shall not
be lost, and that the factious and rebellious
resistance to the laws shall be as effectually
overthrown as was. the military hostility
which attempted to subvert the Govern
ment by savaee cruelry.rapine, and murder.
Resoh:el, That to the Congress of the
United Stntes is emminently due the trib
ute of praise and gratitude for the benefi
cent measures which it has adopted ' to re
c instruct the States lately in rebellion, and
to check Executive usurpation by nltimate
Iv putting the President on trial by the
High Court of Impeachment provided by
the Constitution.
Resolved, .That we earnestly call upon the
Senate of the United States, sitting as a
Court of Impeachment, to proceed without
fear, favor, or affection, and that the people
of Pennsylvania will stand by and maintain
the just judgment of the laws.
Ri'solccd,'ih-dt we tender our most cordial
thanks ti the Hon. Edwin M. Stanton for
the firmness, courage, and patriotism with
whicli he has maintained the majesty of the
law and the rights of the people against the
attempted invasions of'a faithless Executive
and his purchased instruments.
Jlesolcal, That as experience is alike the
bet instructor of men and nations, so the
experience of the rebellion has given us re
newed confidence in the pledges and pros
pects cf the I et;laration of independence,
and that witli these as our guiding star the
Republican party must always succeed.
Remlced, That the soldiers and sailors of
the Union, who fought and conquered arm
ed rebellion dn the field, and stand true to
the principles which they vindicated and the
flag which floated over them and le I them
to victory, are entitled to the undying grat
itude ofall loyal people ; and as they saved
the country by their toils, sufferings, and
sacrifices, they have incontestible claims to
the highest honors of the nation.
Rfjsidcetl, That the public debt, incurred
for the purpose of preserving the existence
of the nation, is a sacred obligation,binding
the people to its payment in the utmost
good faith, and to the full extent ot its legal
requirements; and that the greatest pru
dence, judgement, and skill are requisite,
and should, as far as attainab e, be employ
ed at once io maintain the public faith and
credit,nd render the burden, of which no
loyal citizen should complain, as light as
practicable upon the productive industry of
the country and the wages and proceeds of
Resolved, That it is the dictate of the
soundest policy, as well as of the greatest
wisdom, that the domestic industry of the
country should be sustained amlprotected
against foreign competition by adequate tar
iit laws, and that in whatever particulars
the existiug laws on the subject arc defect
ive, they should be amended and made effi
cient for that purpose, as,well as for the
purpose, of raisiug of revenue for the Government,-
. Resolved, That ' every American citizen,
whether by birth or adoption, is entitled fa
the protection of the nation and its flag ;
and while it is incumbent on the Govern
ment to initiate negotiations for the estab
lishment of an international law of expatri
ation, recognizing naturalization by one na
tion as terminating the allegiance due to an
other, and conferring all tights of citizen
ship, it is no less its duty to vindicate its
people ofall classes from oppression or in
terference at home and abroad, when in the
legitimate and peaceful exercise of their le
gal or personal rights. .
Resolved, That the purity of the ballot
box should bo carefully guarded as of vital
importance to the best interests of thecoun
try, and that this Convention deem a just
and impartial registry law to be necessary to
protect us from the astounding frauds which
have heretofore been perpetrated.
Jiesolved, That we cordially endorse the
administration of State affairs by Governor
John W. Geary, in which he has proved
himself efficient in the cabinet as in the field,
an able and successful statesman" since the
war as he was an able and successful soldier
during the war, and that he merits the con
fidence of the people of Pennsylvania, and
we pledge him the continued support of the
Republican party of the State.
Reolced,'EhaLt in Gen. John F. Hartranft
and Col. Jacob M. Campbell,our nominees for
re-election to the important State offices of
Auditor General and Surveyor General, Aye
recognize brave soldiers who led and shared
with our gallant 'kBoys in Blue" in the san
guinary strife against rebels in arms and who
have-since proved themselves to be compe
tent, faithful and upright officers in time of
pc:ice ; and we confidently commend them
to the suffrages of a people who have not
forgotten to be grateful to the defenders of
the life of the nation, and who love" to
honor those who exposed themselves in toil
and trial, in camp and bivouac, on the weary
march and the imminent frontof battle.that
the people mignc oe sate, and the country
free and united.
Resolved, That Pennsylvania proudly ten
ders to the loyal people of the Union Andrew
G. Curtin, her great war Governor, the sol
dier's lriend and the chivalrous imoersona-
tion of the patriotic spirit of her people, as
a candidate for Vice President of the Uni
ted States, and solemnly pledges her faith,
to maintain his nomination, with that of the
illustrious Grant, by the suffrages of an
overwhelming majority of her freemen at
the nous. Ihat liov. Curtin s untirinsr ef
forts to sustain the General Government at
every crisis of the sanguinary straggle ;' his
sagacity in providing a force in the gallant
corps of Pennsylvania Reserves, which avert
ed the consequences ot the prime great dis
aster, and gained the first victory of the
war ; his enectuai exertions which placed
more than three hundred thousand of the
sons of Pennsylvania in the field to defend
the nation's life and crush the poisoned ser
pent of treason, ami his constant care for
the comfort, relief and protection of the sol
diers in the field, their families at" home.and
the widows and orphans of those who gave
their lives a sacrifice for their country, have
made him the favorite of his native State,
and must commend him to the love and ad
miration of the loyal people of the whole
land. . - .
The above resolutions were promptly and
unanimously adopted by the convention.
The committee also reported the follow
ing resolution :
Resolved, That the delegates from Penn
sylvania to the National Republican Con
vention, tokbe held in the city of Chicago in
the ensuing month.of May, be, and they are
hereby, instructed to cast their vote as a
unit, through their chairman, in favor of
Ulysses S. Grant for President, ami Andrew
G. Curtin for Vice President, they being
the distinctly-declared choice of the people
in this State for those positious, and that
the right of substituting for absent delegates
shall rest solely with the delegates from the
This resolution led to a lengthy debate, as
a number of the members of the convention
were opposeH to instructing the delegates to
the National convention. After a full dis
cussion the resolution M adopted by yeas
89, nays 40. -"
Col. A. K. M'Clure then offered the fol
lowing resolution :
That a committee of one from each Con
gressional district be appointed by the chair
to report for the approval of this convention
delegates to the Republican National Con
vention and electors for the State ; and that
said committee be instructed to accept dis
trict delegates already chosen by action of
the district, who will, in good faith, and by
their cordial, earnest effort, carry out the
instructions of the Republican people of
Pennsylvania in Chicago, as expressed so
overwhelmingly by the convention.
This gave rise to a prolonged and excited
discussion, participated in by Juo. S. Mann,
ot Potter, Russel Erret, of Allegheny, W.
S. Purviance, II. B. Swoope, Col. M'Clure
and others. ,. . -
The remarks of II. B. Swoope, Esq., are
reported as follows :
II. Bucher Swoope, Esq., ridiculed the
idea that the State Central Commit tee eould
delegate pover to a State Convention com
posed of the iinmo-liate representatives of
the people. The State Central Committee
was but the creature of the convention. He
believed that nine-tenths of the delegates
had been instructed to vote for certain can
didates for President and Vice President.
How were they to carry out ther instruc
tions? Heretofore the vote of Pennsylva
nia had not been cast as a unit in National
Conventions, and this State had been the
laughing stock of other States in conse
queuee. It was time that the representa
tives of" the Republican party should take
the matter in hand and determine upon such
a course of action as would insure a repre
sentation of the true wishes of the people,
and in such a manner as to make their de
mands effectual. Hero were more than a
hundred delegates demanding that Grant
and Curtin sho dd be the nominees for the
highest offices within the gift ot'the people,
and the speaker urged his hearers to make
their demand in such a manner that they
would be heard and their puroses accom
plished. ,
. The resolution was then adopted by a vote
of 85 yeas to 47 nays, whereupon the Com
mit lee was appointed and reported the ?fol
lowing electors for the several Congressional
Districts :
1 Wm. II. Karnes.
2 Wm J. Pollock.
3 Richard Wildey,
4 George W. Hill.
5 Watson P. M'tiill,
6 .Tohn II. Linghurst.
7 Prank Hooter,
8 Isaae Eckert,
9 Morris Iloopes.
10 David M. Hank,
1 1 Wm. Davis.
12 WinthropW.Ketchum
13 Samuel Snow,
14 B. F. Wagnnseller,
15 Chas. II. MuiJer.
1ft George W. Elser,
17 John Stewart.
18 A G.OImstead,
19 James bill.
20 Henry Q. Johnson,
21 J. K. Ewing,
22 Wm. Trew.
23 A. M. Crawford,
21 J S. Rutan.
They also reported a full delegation to the
Chicago convention. The delegates from
the VJth district are Hon. Henry Souther,
of Elk; and Gen. Harrison Allen, of War
ren. Alternates, Capt. A. B. M'Clain and
L. T. Moore.
Mr. Blanchard, of Centre, offered the
following resolution : . .
That the Chairman of the State Central
Committee for the coming can paign be se
lected by the president of this convention.
and the members of said committee shall
consist ot one from each county except Phil
adelphia, which shall have sixteen; Alle
gheny, Lancaster and Berks, each two mem
bers, who shall be selected by the president
of the convention from names recommended
and nominated by the delegates.
The resolution was adopted, and after re
turning thanks, on motion of Mr. Swoope,
to the National Union Club, The Union
League, and the Republicans of Philadel
phia for their hospitality and kindness, and
the excellent and unexceptionable arrange
ments made for their meetings and , enter
tainment, the convention adjourned.
Advertisements set iiptnlarge typ,or out of plain
tttyle, will be charged double usual rates. No cuts.
ANTEDa girl to do general housework.
For particulars apply at the Journal office.
ft TEAM SAW MILL. For sale, an ex-
cellent Steam Saw Mill, with stationary
engine of Twenty horse power, with Lath Mill
and all theneeessary fixtures lor making lumber.
All in good repair. For further information ad
Mr.I8, 63-ot. Ebensburg. Cambria oo.. Pa.
! LIME ! !T.i
H..j. wing more aounuant in thi
county than is generally supposed.a man of twen
ty years experience in the business proposes to
open quarries and burn lime for farmers, and all
others who may desire his services, on reasonable
terms. He will engage to produce a pood quali
ty of lime, both for building purposes and for
fertilising. For further particulars inquire at
the Jopbka', office. March 11, ISoS-lt.
RAFTMEN oan get all size raft rope, rafting
augers, raiting axes, with steel poles, at
March 1. J. p. KRATZEU'S.
niialtfvT I .... . , i . -
T LEATHERS a lot of prime feathers just re
- a b
ILOCR AND FEED extra family flour, buck
wheat flour, corn meal, rve chop, mixed feed
and grain, at J p. KRATZEU S.
-VTEW GOODS A full stock of stsple dry
L goods, new and desirable dress gods. liht
prints, cloths and casstmeres, now openinet
f .. l. t T T " I . r . . . .
March 4.
1 PROVISIONS sugar eured hams, clear sides
shoulders, rib side, ham sausage, dried beef'
iness pork, mackerel, cod 6,-b, lake hrriDg, white
fish, cheese, dried apples, dried peachej, dried
cherries, prunes, enrrants, pitted cherries, dried
corn, hominy .canned fruit, prererves, pickles ie
March 4. ' at J. P. KRATZER'S
Q UllVEYOR. The undersigned offers
his services to the public, as a Surveyor
lie may be found at his residence in Lawience
township, when not engaged; 8r addressed bv
lecter at Clearfield, Penu'a.
March 6th. 18fi7.-tf. J 4MES MITCHELL
126 Market Street, Philadelphia. are ths largest
Manufacturing Confectioners and Wholesale Deal
ers in Fruits, Nuts, ic , in the United States
SHOE FINDINGS sole leather, french calf
skins, kip. upper leather, morocco, linings
bindings, galloon, shoe thread, boot web. shoe'
knives, round-head tacks, shoe naila naa
eyelets, shoe hammers, punches, pincers, shoe
rasps, awl haft), wax. lasting tacks, evelet ma
chines, gum tragacanth, heel ball, bristles, steel
oaus, always on nana ai J. r. KAliEK'S.
ters of Administration on the estate of
S. N. Spencer. late of Lumber City borough .Clear
field county. 1'a. .dee'd. having been granted to the
undersigned, all persons indebted to s.iid estate
are requested to make immediate payment, and
those having claims against the same will pre
sent them, properly authenticated, for settle
ment. 11. W. SPENCER.
March II, lSR8-6tp. Adoi'r.
The co-partnership heretofore exist
ing between Archie Montgomery and Daniel
Hartsoek, in the Mercantile business, in Curwem
ville, was dissolved by mutual consent, on Janu
ary lfith , 16G3. The books and papers are in the
bands of Mr. Hartsoek. Persons having claims
against the firm will present them for adjustment,
and those indebted are requested to call and set
tle without delay.
TMPORTANT. Farmers, Look to Your
-1- Interests. Save Money when you can.
Corn ! Corn ! ! Corn ! ! !
Call and see Fiegal A Ganoe's great labor sav
ing and most perfect and even Con Planter an
entire new machino just patented. With this
planter one person can do as mnch work as two
on the old plan, save corn and plant much more
accurately. Can be regulated according to your
desire. Agents are employed to distribute and sell
the niiehines. , FLEGAL GANOE.
Philipsburg. February 19, 1SS.
II. W. SMITH will ell his entire
stock of Dry Goods, at auction; com
mencing on March IGth. Tune of
sale from 1 2 M. to 2 p. M., and everv
evening1. Storekeepers will find it ad
vantagemts to attend as many jroodn,
in pieces, will be sold. Ladies goods
and fancy articles generally at liijrlit-
Men, Tonths and Boys can be'uplpied with full
suits of seasonable and fashionable clothing at
where it is sold at prices that will induce their
purchase. The universal satisfaction which hs
been given, has induced them to increase their
s'ock, which is now not surpassed by any estab
lishment of the kind in this part of the State.
Reicnstein Bro's i Co.,
Sell goods at a very small proDt. foreal;
Their goods are well made and fashionable.
They give ereTy one the worth of his mensy.
They treat their customers all alike.
. They sell cheaper than every body else.
Their store is conveniently situated.
They having purchased their stock t reducei
prices they can sell cheaper tl an others
For these and other reasons persons should bay
their clothing at
Produce of every kind taken at the highest
market prices. May 18, lb64.
wm. r. johnsos. : : : : : : J- Btitrr.
Some two months ago it was formally announced
that Pennville was -Right side up."
Recent events have proven the announcement
piematnre. Another "Flop" recently occurred,
and chief among the improved, -interesting, and
important" phases presented, is the one portray
UoCSK, of
I who have just returned from the Ea wltb.,
large ana larejully selected stxick of seasonu-"
goods of greater vifriety, and of better quality.'
than have heretofore been offered ia this section
of the county. Call at the New Store Roca.
and you will find:
Dry Goods and Groceries,
Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Hard-ware, Queens ware,
ware, Wood and Stone ware, Drugs, Oil?,
Paints and Varnishes, Glass, Putty,
Ready made Clothing, Clocks,
Confectionary, Cheese, Flour,
Fish, a.nd Provisions generally. Our stock of
Hardware will bear inspection, as it is fall and l
the best quality Our stock of Boots and Sbe
is-unequalled in quality aad low prices.
To the ladies, we would say we intend tonus
the Notion and Dress department worthy their
patronage Articles not on hand will bespee'"
ordered, to suit our customers.
The striking feature ia the "Flop," and tne
s wonld keep before th people is, m rcJ'
lie are invited to give us a call. Bring on yoar
Produce, your Boards. Shineles, Grain, Pors,
Butter. Eggs, Dried Apples, Rags. Ae. Onr motto.
'Chbapest k Bbs. JOHNriON k BAILti.
Pennvine, Agst 28, 1S67.
"OUSS ST. DOIMNGO, Hubball's, Hooffaaa
I . . Tk.. v.. mnA ir.t..r'a A 6reen s
Oxygenated Bitters, and pore liqnorefH kiad
lor medical parpoee, lor sale oy -
Jan. io. liAnrsn itasi""'-