The Erie observer. (Erie, Pa.) 1859-1895, January 23, 1868, Image 2

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    TlRt'iric (I ii:viexT.
Democratic County Committee.'
A meeting of the Democratic County Com
mittee will he held at the Observer office, in
the city of Ene,'on Monday, January 27th,
at 2 o'clock, P. M. The punctual attendance
of all the members is earnestly urged, as
business of importance is to be transacted.
Erie, Jan. 16, 1868.z-2w. Chairman.
' The fallowing gentlemen constitute the
Committee : Henry Shannon, Moses Smiley,
P. A. Recker, M. V. B. Brown, C. E. Dun
comhe, A. W. Vali Tassel. W. W. Lyle, F. F.
Marshall, Dr. Skeels, F. P. Liebe'. E. Camp
hausen, R. S. Hunter, W. W. Todd, And'w
Jackson, D. C. Kennedy, Wm. Henry, R.
O'Brien,,G: W. Allen, L. W. Savage, Amos
Stone, F. W, - Koehler, D.-W. Hutchinson, G.
W. Gallowlmr, H. M. Range, C. E. Hateh,-W.
C. Oakley, W. C. Evans, Geo. P. Griffith, S
E Neiler, J. B. Carver, R.• H. Arbnckle, A.
P. Streeter.
ILuauearnp, PA., Jan. 8, 1868
The, Democratic State Committee of Pethi
svlvania have fixed WEDNESDAY, THE
at 12 o'clock, m., as the time, and the Hall of
the House et Representatives, us the place,
for holding the annual Convention of the
party . .
It is ordered that thin Convention be com
posed of one member for, each Senator and
Representative, who shall be elected in the
usual manner, and the will meet at the time
and Owe appointed,-for the purpose of nom
inating candidates for the office of Auditor
t;eneral and Survesor General, and of select.
ing dideganN to the National Convention for
the nomination of canilidates for President
and Vice President.
The members and committees ofthe or•
u;anization, and 1111 Conservative eilizen , : who
can unite with 11.4 in the support of Conatitu
tioniti principles, are requested to proceed to
Ili, election a the &locates in their retpee
By enter of the DemOrrzttie State Commit
I;. 0. Dkr,-E, :Sees. Chairman,
.11iniG a
• _ Let no one elmr his eyes to the facts which •
' A CRAVE (Cl'. ~ stare hint boldly in the thee Our country is
It;14;ok , touch ;O: if the ' Fenian (111e 4 1100, i n a stinger to w hi c h 11 1;1 1 of the rebellion was
NI °Uhl, yet he the pretext 1;n• another u•ar he- a pigmy : the most sacredly cherished fea•
tween the United State- , and Great Britaitt• tares Of our Republieantbrm of Government
A il.rtnight ago. ,ttcorge Fran T ra i n , an ere being Molted out of existence. Radical-
Amerieon citizen, left New York . I;‘r Liver- ism, rendered reckless and ,desperate, hill
pad. in
,the Cunard steamer Scotia. Before phinge the country into' more fatal convul
he departed he made one of his usual erratic sinus than those from Which we have emerg
mai clover speeches on 'Change in New York, ed. Alarm nutlagitatioit everywhere prevail.
"I''''" 3 V31:1(.1Y 01' `l-lhiee", in which , " 1 "°"g Gold has takeria sudden rise, and entirely in
• oth. r liii"2'.• he, eki're -411 hiln`df very consequence of the serious difficulties into
It artol in the chanwter ot a Fenian leader, which the Radical Congressmen are plung:- .
and very ostentatiously i ntimated what great lug the country. The Federal UlllOll under
things he intended to perform in that rq , in
the Constituthm has ceased to exist. The
it fiat i , ‘ ludicrously deidgnated - the /50/fed
tnilitar. - domination of the South overshad-
King,han of Go at Britain and Ireland," A.
owe and blights what was lett of liberty at
teptwt of his oration reached London sonic
the North. The original counterpoise of our
days Arthur he arrived at Quecreflown,where ~y 0 ,,,,, i s d esuuye d , An d an o li garc hy co n;
it e Cunard mail ateamera call, en route to trots what was once a Republic. Gen. Grant's
c , :k Vipc.ol, to land pavengers to Ireland and despotism is to extend over a ocountry as
iN t• the mail bags.. It is now stated that, large as all Europe, and to embrace a pope
.'ti reaching Queenstown, Train and ti lotion three-fold that of our colonies at the
Other persona weie wailed upon, on the Sco• time of the Revolution. Throughout this
tia. by a strong police force, anti removed, as vast domain, and over..all these people, the
' pisoners, nit the charge of being active meat- Smart is to rule; unit the. Lair is to be pros.
hers' of the American wing of the Fenian (rated. The process by which the Executive
oiganization. Sevend American citizens of office hits been emasculated is to be applied
Irish birth have beim arrested before, upon to the Federal Judiciary. An army of 80,000
the same charge, and the subject is beginning men ar t the South, and a horde of hundreds
to attract the serious attention of the (Tam- of thodsands of corrupt officials at the North,
try. :11.ost ot the New York papers demand are to he combined for the perpetuation of
that nor Government shall adopt measures Radical despotism and to extinguish even the
for maintaining . the rights of its citizens semblance of Liberty. • The Presidential
17road, and,grave hints are thrown out - titut election of 18fc4 is to be a farce, unless the
unless Great Britain ceases its interference i people, spurred to desperation, turn it into a
there may be need to resort to arms.' . ' tragedy. , ,
—A. dispatch from Mr. Train, dated Lon- ,And Gen. Grant, who is to be crowned as
,lon, Tuesday evening, says : Dictator, what of him ? Willin: accept this
- I have just been released on the interVen
tion of Mr. Adm.% I have brought a suit
against the British government for 2100,000
flionagea." ,
- The N. V. Iterate aptly stylea Gen. Grant'A
conduct in the Stanton matter an "inglorious
;iirrender"—a surrender to "another rebel
•"force equally as destructive to the Constitu
'lion and Government ac that of the South.
"lle has surrendered to the Radical revolu
"tionists.' So remarkable and surprising was
went that the newsboys in the streets
Waphingfon were heard shouting 'The
nrrcnder of Gen. Grant" as they ran ahout
''with the papers containing the new ! i,lustas
"these sharp•wittcd fellow, =hooted the sur
render of Lee when he - gave up."
he did not NOR'!' to hold the' War De
partment ago n , l 'he (feei.inn of the Senate,
lie v:t hound, a. a man olinmor, to give
the Proident notice, and leave him free to
take -nett - , tep+ a- hi- judonent and
micrlit dictate. Gen. Grant , eenafi
to hare 1)&93 in milli-ion with Stanton and
the Radical,; he , i`elll 4 in hare lent.: lihn:idf
a: , their tool to hoodwink the l'reAdent, and
remove oh,taoro, ro Stanfon4 prompt ye-4M
; ration. Th . on a gross ahn , e nt confidence,
lybich could not Laic been perpetrated by a
ninti clecriuliimf proper , entinii , nt , perc,on
:,l r•-r lii ide. - Thor, ova-. .) kW'
:\ 111 thy 001r:int—We 11114111 alnio%l , ay tricky
—in Ili:: ino of this back door to let
:•stanion conic in nt 111 C: door, NS itlmut notify-
ittg-the I:'re,itimit, that it I:itnnot fitil to dant
mz,. him "•riou,h• in the e•..tinAtirm o f the
iran 1.4.0111 , . All the rizmarule al,titt
e•uure•rsatiun, a ill, :meJohnhon
on ill.- ~ n lti,-et 'of Stanton, position amount
to no thing in view of flu• great Clef , that in
elmtluet lie ignored the Executive of the
nation, did not act with proper respect to
negleeted the dietateh of duty
toward him, 'The thet is, Gen. Grunt has lit
tle -knowledge ,of polities or indltleitms, or of
anything el.e outside of his military profes
-ion, and bit hus permitted his ambition and
the clamor of t h e ((natio:tut pay to overrate
..en-ie of duly mot m.1)(421(111 behavior to Iti%
It look, mut It a- if hi, amktition to become
Pre,itlent had turned his head. and led him
to throw hint, if 'bodily into the arms of the
moivaii. A DenDirrat hi former times, he
exhibited great liberality and broad VieNVP. in
Ids treatment of the rebels' When they sur
rendered. Itud he lots been regarded ta, con
servative up to within a recent period. If lie
wooled keep hit bold on the esteem and af-,
feetimns of the American people he will re
trace his stens!tt mire:l:4lhr as he can. show
that he is eon-ervative ut heart and give the
cold shoulder to his Haines) advisers. Noth
ing else.ean him from ruin as. a pablie
THE Washington corresixtudertt of the N.
1-. World telegraphs that the "President has
expn , s.qed himself in the most positive man
ner respeetines the revolutionary measures
now Wing put through Cougrel;s. If Congress
enacts na to deprive him of any of his
constitutional authority the Executive, who
was as directly elected by and as diret:tiy
repre,ents the peopie as Congress was -and
doe--, may be expected to resist such an en
croachment with all the iamer at. his corn;
maw!. His right and duty as Commander
in-Chief of the army, of whielt it k prnpo , cal.
to deprive him in the - pending reconstruction
la, are among the chief prerogatiVei which
lir:.Folmson consktently defend." Coo/
for Andy ! hip stand up fearlessly for the
right, and ;tit- people will sup} !in him as they
did Old HiCkory," when he was fighting a
similar basic for the Constitution.
Inv. (-vexing of congress on recomtrue
lion 1., the World a snatch of the fife
MOUS negro melody :
_ "I whet:l about and turn about, •
And do jiti rA)
- And every lime I wheel about.
jump dim ('rots " •
- In which it piiiy M . live per ,
1411-011( . 1 .
.111111pitil: CrOl% :1:+4:01t
,:re...,, in Ow t.‘rr dam., of reron
-traction, to.i . er 'Ka. 1,. jow l , itt
la v.:
.The'people of the United. States will soon
be put to another test that will exercise the
full measure of their forbearance. The par
ty, of which 'Sumner, Wade, and Wilson, in
the Senate, and Boutwell, Ashley, Bingham
and Thad. Stevens, in the House, are repre
sentative members, are preparing to take one
more stride forward in their traitorous efforts
to overthrow our Constitutional form of Gov
ernment. In defiance of popular opinion, it
is the intention of the majority in both
houses, who, in the language of Mr. Eliot, of
Massachusetts, are responsible for the legis
lation by CongreSs -during the last eight
years," to put through and clinch all meas
ures that may be requisite to a perpetuation
of their power,. at whatever risk of public
peace, interest and safety. The programme
foreshadowed by Wendell Phillips twelve
months ago, and reiterated by Ben. Wade
last fall, has been agreed upon, and is to be
carried out to the letter. Congress, with the
united vote of the Radical party in both
Houses, will carry out the folloWing
ores, to wit :
First. To put supreme power over the ex
cluded States into the hands of a military
dictator, abrogating the State laws and the
rights of all white citizens thereof.
Second. To subject the 'Executive to the
control of the legislative branch of the floc
eminent ; in Cid, obliterating the former.
Third. To destiny the power of the Fed
eral Judiciary, thus removing all - barriers to
the Usurpation by Congress of the powers of
the Federal Government.
Fourth. To summarily remove the Pres
ident by law, in case he should offer any ob
stacle to the measures they have adopted or
maw adopt. The hill for. that purpose pro:
vides for the arrest and suspension of Presi
dent Johnson as soon as articles of impeach
ment shall be adopted by a majority vote of
the House. The reason that impeachment
heretofore failed was that a law fot the arrest
and impeachment and suspension from office
of the impeached party had not then been
Fifth. To legislate out of office, or destroy
by base attacks on his reputation, every offi
cer of the arniv or nave who refuses to assist
in.fastening these measnres upon the nation.
investiture? It 14 a poisoned robe which will
cliMi to his festering sides, if he does. He
has been silent, and moderate, and prudent,
and men have looked to- him with some
hope. Will he make himself the point of
attack ; the target of-bate ; the central figure
in this infamous usurpation ? Will he make
his fellow citizens forget his battles for the
tnion;in his Victory over the Constitution,his
prostration of Civil Liberty. They accredited
his victories in the field to the patriotic pur
pose of restoring the tnion and re-estab
lishing the law. Will he now, in the service
of a faction, demand " the unconditional sur
render ". of all that is vital in the Constitn
tion, of all that makes communities free and
honored, and of the attributes of independ
ence in the Executive and the Judiciary !: It
were better for him that he sheathed his
sword in his own body Onot ; that he should
wield it in such a cause. It is treason
against liberty ; and every true voice should
be raised to denounce it and evert• hand to
strike it down!
What is the de , ign of the present part• in
power, as manifested through the doings of
the Radical Congress ?
Simply to attain to absolute ana twrpc Nal
AM how (I() thr•}• pror,o<, t o a tt a i n th a t
end ?
Our tit tie r.- NS'i<elY (110116i1 the riovcrument
into three co-ordinate department., and
dearly defined the duties of each, and their
relations to each other. in the Constitution.
This great ,hagner eiwria of human Liberty
Iva , - taken a. a guide by three excellent men
who early admini,tered the Governthent,
and vontitmed to -be -4) looked upon ?Until
the bl6oilv hand of war, incited for selfish, anti inflamed by sectional animosi
ties, was laid upon it by thOse who had at
mined power through the spirit of jealousy
and the pns,ions they had evoked, until, now,
they are endeavoring to blot out its provis
ions and destroy its bill of Individual Rightg,
together with the foundations of securitY up
on which our Republican In.titutions were
originally based.
Through the plea of "war necessity" they
have disorganized party combinations against
their iniquitous schemes; and by steadily,
and, through an organized plot, generally de
nouncing all Outside of their "ring" lig "'trai
tors" and "Copperheads," they have demor
alized the public sentiment to such an ex
tent that all the injunctions to watchfulness
from the early fathers of our Republic, to
gether with all the safbgttards of Liberty
established by them, are lbrgntten, or stink
in the unholy desire fur the success of, a
party whose - in:dig:a spirit would drag down
the Goddess of Liberty front her temple, de
stroy her image which is enshrined in the
hearts of the millions who have been blessed
by her sweet smiles, and remove did beacon
light of hope she has set up Ibr future gener
Now, with the control of the Congres's,
these it »lien' corroptionists linc—or-ganized
a regular banditti warfare against the itarn
ings of the laboring man at the North and
the property ttf the people at thO South and
because the President could not be induced
to disregard•titc Constitution as they chose
to have him. and his oath of office to respect
the same, and to see that An the law' were
faithfully executed, the Executive Office has
by their unconstitutional enactments been
rent - lewd a nullity—and then, as if the
ineri s lPt..f:l - their iniquity knew no bonds—
they irtve :truck down the power constitu
ted to decide upon their legality, and made
the Supreme (Win 'of the U. a creature of
Hat there is ni limit to despotism. 'rile
"despot of the war otike,"--.-..viliose miserable
truckling to derange the affairs of govern• .
went. rind to disinter Executive 14 the
expense of creating riot and blood-shetilltal
been exposed by the President,—ntu.Sl be re-.
thoirtcd to show their demoniac hate and
diqrcgard nt' principle, and that they might
have tine at the, hevi of
,the Wnr Depart
ment base enough to the military
aria i the Governntent, to carry 0u414,4;
i i plitons designs by that means, if they were
to tat/ tis etimitittieiett; Itt.eon.
ttetitut 4/45 Anti 4egro ..?ttpreilittey,` eet)er
ally. ' •
The power vested in the President as Com-
Mander-in-Chief of the army is passed over
to General Grant ; and this fact, together
with the manner of his sanding his portfolio
as Secretary of War set iatarim over to Stan
ton, without consulting with his Comman
der-in-Chief, gives additional cause for alma
for our personaland•for general Liberty. The
means then by which they expect to attain
the end proposed is plain.
They have- usurped control of ten States
and minces maters their party with the South
ern negroes for the purpose of controlling
the elections in those States, which they have
purposely kept from representation for two
years, that they might get the entire control.
They have tminpleddown the Executive
brunch of the Government, arid the COnsti
tution under which they attained to power,
and over-ridden the Supreme Court.
They have re-Instated officers suspended
for notorious unfitness—if not notorious
criminality—in order to further their designs;
and if they cannot by these means carry out
' their_ designs it is evident they intend to con.
trol the country through the power of mili
tary despotism.
Are the people prepared to submit to this
result ? We shall see. D.
The financial 'question gives promise of
throwing the negro wholly in the shade
henceforth. In all tht: Legislatures now in
session, it is the leading topic, and
. n .mere
digest of the many measures proposed:for
the puhlic,iclit-f .would fill mans ( . .olumns.
Among the propositions suggested we have
seen none that are More likely to command
general attention, than the following rusolu
lions introdnertd into the State Legislature by
Mr. lfeek, the newly elected Democratic
Senator from the Lyeoming district, We*
understand that promises ot support for them
have beengiven, by a number of Radical
legislators; and that Senator Lowry will soon
make a %pi:eclt favoring the principles of Mr.
Beck's re , olotton6, if trial the resolutions
thems'elves :
&vetted, 1. That it is the judgment of the
Representatives of the people of Pennsylva
nia, in General Assembly met, that the
earliest.possible renirn of the Government of
the United State , : to specie payments is es
sential to the interests of our people and the
prosperity of the nation.
2. That to ensure en early and safe return
to specie payments, we believe that the
whole business of furnishing, the people with
currency should be vested in the General
Government alone, on the basis of her bonds ;
and that the present national banking sys
tent. exacting. as it does, two interests front
the people--one in the form of taxes for the
payment of the interest on the bonds deposit
ed by the banks for thh use of their currency
—is oppressive, unjust and ruinous, and, iu
our judgment, should be discontinued.
3. - That the
.lionds of the Government.
furnished an ample and suture' basis for the
currency required by the business of the
times ; and that their payment in United
States legal tender notes,l93l their sale for
the same, by the Government, at the option
of the holder, will-equalize the value of the
several issues of the Government, restore
public confidence, by raising both bonds and
currency to a gold standard, and in our opin
ion, open the way fur a speedy and safe re
turn to specie payments. • •
4. That the exemption of any species of
property from taxation for the support of'
the Government, is unwise, impolitic, and
has no authority in law; and that in our
opinion, the existing internal revenue laws
are grievously oppressive, and should be so
changed, or modified, as to relieve the toil.
and industry of the country, anti place thp
burdens of the Government upon the vices,
luxuries and wealth of the land.
S. That economy in the expenditure of
public money is also essential to the restora
tion of public confidence; and that the ne
cessity of the times no longer requires the
enormous expenditures made necessary by
the war; and iti our judgment each branch
and department of the Government should
be limited to the smallest practicable amount
necessary for the efficient discharge of the
duties relating thereto ; and that all sources
of expenditure not essential to the present
anti piospectiic necessities of the Govern
ment should be speedily discontinued.
fi. That, as well fbr the protection of the
.labor and Manufactures of the country as for
the purpose t fderiving revenues, a well de
fined tariff upon imposts, le?ying thereon
heavier duties than now exist, should be
speedily enacted and rigidly enforced.
—The resolutions came up for considera-
I 'ion on the evening of the 21st inst., when
I Mr. Lowry commenced a long and carefully
I prepared speech in :faVor of the. principles
embodied in Mein. The tenor of his' remarks
nettled some of his fellow ItailicaN, end a
desperate-attempt was made to "choke him
ott" Mr. Ridgway, of Philadelphia, accused
Lowry of fiworin g - repudiation." The latter,
with characteristic fervor, flung the charge
back into hi , . teeth ; declared that he would
, trolls; gagged, and continued pouring hot
I "hot into the Radical financial system. There
wa, a public =upper the same , evening, to
I which the - Weal members werc intited,and
I it being of - vastly snore impOrtance than the
fbusiness interests of the community, the con
sidemtion of the resolutions was postpbned
' in order that they might he enabled TO at
Radicals of all hues now freely concede
that there is but one man in The United
HStates - Who. can safely run for President
.algninst= the dead Democratic party. General'
Grant's nomination is u foregone conclusion.
Why do they nominate a man who liarnever
' been identified with their creed ? Why do
they stake heir succe , , on mere , military
prestige i Why select a candidate who, if
he finally turns out to be a Republican will
be such only because his - ambition gets the
better of his judgment? There was never a
more unequivocal confession of conscious
weakness than the Republiean party is tow
making. A political party never paid a sin
cerer tribufeAo the strength s :lml vigdr of its
rival than to nominate a man.who has aster
publicly proftrssed its principles, whore
li-es to let the eountry know where he
stands, who never voted a Republican ticket,
never made a Republican speech, het, er even
attended 'a Republican meeting, anti cares
nothing thr the Republican policy, except as
a hobby on which he hopes to ride into the,
White Howe. If he hud nut shared the de-'
lesion, which prevailed ten months ago, that
the Democratic party , was dead, he would as
wiliingly have remained a democrat as have
exchanged sly glances with the Republicans.
For a while, the Detnfleilit.l (10111)14 him for
precisely the same reasons that the Republi
cans court him. now—because they supposed
themselves weak. But since the great re
action which has taken place in the public
mind, the Democratic party feels no need of
this crutch, and is quite willing its rival shall
use it to support its tottering
TIM -Radical pipers Irave published with
a great flourish of trumpets, and much ;mus
ing chatter.a secret eirctirOst. taunt by Hon.
Win. A. Wallace. -Chairman of the Demo
cratic State Central Committee, urging upon
the party certain important bolo: in con:
nection with the spring elections. It seems
probable that the . pnlitieation of this docu
ment may get some of nur "great moral
idea" trim& info trouble. The circulars
were all placed in the Yost ofhee by Mr.
Wallace himself, ear-hilly sealed, 4nd di
rected only to the Chairmen of the Demo
cratic Co. Counnittei;s, whose political or
thodoxy is unquestionable. As none of these
gentlemen are likely to have given the cir
cular to
,the RadicaP press, the question is,
how did they obtain it i Is It possilde that It
may linYe been purloined by some ll:Wield
Postmaster, or mail agent 7 let the subject
secure a thorough Investigation, and het some
of the Radical editors placed on the wit
ness stand.
Ttit: Springfield (MasQ.) Republican, the
New York Evening Post,the Brooklyn Union,
the New York Times, the Buffalo Commer
1, 4tlyertiser and the New York Commer
-1 glut Advertiser rt.fme to support the proposed
usurpations os' Poo extqg
Trrr. editOr of the Republican, tiler taking
five :lights to sleep over the matter, returns
to the "loyalty" discussion with.inorti. posi:.
tive faith than ever in the soundness of his
views upon it. lie sconta the tcla that the
Constitution is the paramount object to which
the "loyalty" of American citizens is due,
and persists in the nonsensical 'declaration
that it is the "Government," which he kindly
condescends to inform us tote embraces the
three "branches Executive, Legislative and
Judicial, though it is but a year Or two since
it consisted of the President only. If this be
the rase, will lie please explain why it is
that all the officers in these departments, be
fore entering on the performance of their
duties, lake a solemn oath to "preserve, pro
tect and defend" the Constitution of the
United States Will he further state the
reason - why every State official, from Gov
ernor to Justice - of the Peace, is required to`
swear to the same effect, and that nowhere,
in our whole syStem of public affairs is there
such a proceeding known as an oath to sup-.
port the "Government ?"
We have neither time, room; nor disposi
tion to prolong the controversy, but; we can
not help remarking that according to our
cotemporary's idea, the "Jointly!' of the
American people is a subject of ir Very tin
certain character. What is the:Government ?
"The Executive, Legislative vand Judiciary
branches combined,"* says the Republican
now; •:the President," said its editor and
his fellOw Radicals a few years ago. "But
the 'Government' everybody i knows is di
vided—the President and &prelim Court
taking one side; and Congress the other.
To which then is 'loyalty', due ?" "Con
gress, of course," the RepubliCan Will claim.
"But you said it was the President; not long
since, and accused ns of 'disloyalty' for pot
sustaining him?" "Flo we did but times have
changed, you know, and the President is no ,
longer the Government; he• is 'disloyal:
"Then one branch of die 'Government can
be 'disloyal' to itself; and _the Government
is one thing one day, and another thing at
some other time! How concha it that if the
Government is composed 'of the three
branches, that you are 'loyal' to only. one?
And how dare you, with libelkins tongue
and - pen, accuse Democrats! of 'disloyalty,'
for opposing. President Lincoln's course,
when you are ten thues more hostile to Pres
ident Johnson than they ei•er Were to his
Out on•such humbug, saY we. j If the Re.
publican's definition of "loyalty" le correct,
then is the editor of. tlutt paper :one of the
most deeply dyed traitors in -this Northern
fragment of the Union. He has never sup
ported hnfone President since the day he
became a voter, and at least one-half of his
manhood has been silent in open, undis
guised enmity to every branch of the Gov
ernment, Whether considi'red in our own
construction of "loyalty," i' j the one he
places upon
,it, it become.; hint to: say as little
as possible on, the topic, for in leither light
the evidences of his guilt rise s,; thick and
foul that the astuteness or a ktiladelphia
lawyer could not save hini froM conviction
before a Court and Jury. ". !
LA-nut ad vices from WaShingtim than those
given in another column, - hay that Grant de
nies having had an agreement with the Pres
ident to retain WS place ih tho Var depart
ment until a successor email be appointed, or
Stantnn's right to the place tested in the
Courts. A denial is also teleginphed of the
statement•that Grant has; urged Stanton to
resign ; and they are represented to be upon
the most happy terms. It would give more
character to both these statements if the Gen
eral would prin ti them over his own signature,
instead of sending them out through the me
dium of irresponsible enrrespondents: The
President has been open in his charges of
duplicity, and if Grant eipects,to be believed
he must be equally nnreserfed' and straight
forward. Ile has managed to keen the pub
lic in uncertainty about - his opinion* so long,
that many are beginning to think be either
has none, or is Maying the role of a double
freed trickster. - ' '
THE following gentleinen are prominently
named in connection with the, nomination of
the iiect Democratic , State Convention :
Surveyor General, .T: M. Cooper, editor of
the "Spirit," Chamhershurg ; Auditor Gener
al, W. W. IL-Dacia, editor of the Thrylestown
"Democrat," candidate for thq same position
in 186.5; A. D. Markiev, member of the Leg
islature from Montgbrnery j county; and
Chas. E. Boyle, of Fayette county, an ex
editor, now practicing law, member of the
Legislature for two years, and President of
the last State, Convention. The Convention
will select Oft candidate for each of these
positions, loin: Senatorial .delegates to the
National Convention; and . two from each
Cpngressional district ; mid, we presuifke,
twenty-six candidates for Presidential elk:-
Is the-late municipal election at Allegheny
City,.the Democrats made a : gain over last
year of G 49 votes. this in oni of the black
est lOcalities of the State: The DemOcratic
eolimm, like John Browril soul, is still
"marching on.' .
Tut: South Caroline. Rechnstruetion Con
vention, convened under the acts of Congress,
contains 58 white and 63 'negro delegates.
How would the people of Pennsylvania like
to submit the making of their Constitution to.
a convention-compc4d nearly three-fifths of
Fr is announced tliat Rev: William R. Al
ger i s writing the "IlistoryLbf the Devil." If
Alger be au accurate and faithful historian, a .
large portion of his history will include the
Congressional Globe and Appendix from
Mareh r t, 1841. to the death of the Fortieth
Congress. ,
WENDT:LI. Puds, in the Anti-Slavery
Standard, cOnfesses that, "the inauager4 of
the Republican party rely entirely'on the ten .
rebel Steles Jo eleet,Gen. Grant. .. I 's It is
planned to admit the Southern StatesAm the
well-understood condition that they vote the
Republican - 11(.1aq, no matter what name that
ticket bears."
Tue. Tribune is, shocked to learn, that
Radical - County Convention at the capital of
Indiana has unanithously 'resolved that the
principal or all United States bonds which
do not expressly specity that they are payable
in coin shall be paid in legal tender. •If the
editor-of the Tribune were to mix among the
people, he would lie still more monied to find
bow heartily business men of both parties
agree on the question.
Dunisto the dist!ussion in committee of one
of the Radical measures, some over-sensitive'
chap suggested that 'it .did no accord with
&Won:oh:Won. Thad. Stevens at once
jumped up and exclaimed "We all know
that it is outside of the Constitution, but
what of that?? When'the Constitution is in
our way we have'a riabt to set it aside. That
vestige or old fogyism - is played out. lam
sink of hearing this babble aim( the Consti
tution" This, after the split-hooffedlraitor
has,sworn to suptiiart it filly times.
A CABLE telegram inform. us that the
eruption of Vesnvins, which heganNovent
ber 14, has increased from day to day till it
has now become a spechicle of sublimity, yet,
terror, such is Vesuvius ;even has not pre
sented probably for_cenutries. By singular
'coincidence the eruption , began on the day of
the meteoric showers, Me earthquakes and
tornadoes which, followed In terrible proces
sion. What do these things, "coming ail at
once," porteno •Ahout the Same time the
Democrats swept the Northern States by large
majorities. Is the world coming to an end??
or is it only the deaththe Itadical party ?
If the latter there has be' en a very great fuss
over a very small matter
TETE shallow jubilation of the Republicans
Oyer the--case of Stanton is of no more ac
cCiant than the cacklingof geese. Whathave
they gained by it ? An odious system is more
easily tendered unpopular when administer
ed by detested men. It was a mistake to put
Me de in the place of POpe, since he has done
the same things and gives their the sanction
of his more respectable character'. We pre
sume the President would not wish to repeat
the same blunder in the War Department.
The ac don of the Senate in St =tees case so far
fi.inn being a party triumph, is a party infa
my. When the Tenure-ofollica bill was on
its passage, the Senate refuSed to include
Cabinet officers, and onlytonsenffiti at last as
the result of a Committee of Conference. It
was the deliberate judgment ot the Senate
that the President ought to have the selec-,
tion of his Cabinet_ Its yielding to thelbuse
seemed immaterial at the time, as the bill, by
making the Senate the judge of the President's
reasons, put it in its power to concede to him
that control of his Cabinet which it admitted
he ought to have. The fact that the Senate
has acted against its own public admission of
the President's rights, shows what an un
scrupulous and inconsistent-junta of partisans
it is.• It stands self-convicted of sacrificing its •
itnigmentto ffiwty malice.
QtrrrE an exciting scene occurred .iu the
Rouse on Wednesday afternoon of last week,
pending the consideration of the so-called re
construction bill. Mr. Fernando Wood,, of
New York, proceeded to speak in opposition
thereto, and in the course of his remarks he
characterized the bill as "a monstrosity—the
most infamous act of die many infamous acts
of this infamous Congress." lie was loudly ,
called to order from the Radical side of the
Rail, and Mr. Dingham demanded that the
words quoted should be taken down by the
Clerk, and objected to Mr. Wood continuing
his remarks. A vote was ordered on a mo
tion to allow Mr. Wood to proceed, and it
was lost by-n strict party division—yeas 39 ;
nays 108. Mr. Daives, ot Massachusetts, then
offered a resolution requiring the Speaker to
censure Mr. Wood for the language above re
ferred to. A motion to lay this resolntiou on
the table likewise failed by a strict party vote
—yeas 38, nays 115. The resolution was then
adopted—yeas 114, nays 38, and the Speaker
proceeded to deliver a brief lecture to Mr.
Wood on the alleged impropriety of his con
duct. The honorable member did not appear
to pay any attention to the proceeding what
ever, doubtless thinking, with a great many
" others, that, udder the Circumstances, it was
a very high compliment to be censured by
etch a body.
THE Financial Chronicle, in a -late num
ber, directs attention to the increase of the
public debt in November and Deceinber; the
expenses and outlay for army purposes, and
the amount - of income necessary- to be col
lected in order to keep up the Radical plan
of governing the country, and adds, "for the
present it appears we must give up thei hope
of diminishing, to any great extent, the vast
aggregate which represents our national ob
ligations, except retrenchment be enthreeti
with a much more rigorous and firm hand in
the departments at Washington." The diffi
culty Is_not in the departments. it lies With
Congress. While that body keeps ten States
under a military ,despotism, and the army
upon a war footing, the expenses tlf the gov
ernment will tncrcase year after year. Attntit
the States, reduce , the cost of the ‘Var. De
partment, and the first steps towards a reform
have been taken. But the Radicals will
not move in that direction, and hence the
people must continue to suffer.
As AN illustration of the manner in which
military justice is administered in the South,'
we give the following incidents of recent
rre n ein that section : "Some months ago
Captain-Schaaf, of the United States Anny,
shot and killed Col. Shepperd, n citizen of
Alabama, at Mount Vernon Arsenal, near
Mobile. The murder was pronounced to
most cowardly affair: He has recently been
tried by a court martial and sentenced to pay
a tine of #lOO awl be imprisoned at Fort Pu
laski for eix months. A few days after that
occurrence a negro committed a rape upon
the person of a young lady in North Caroli
na. Her friends captured and lnmg him.
Fire of them were arrested and tried , by a
ndlitaty court and sentenced to fifteen years'
imprisimment at hard labor. This is Radical .
justice.. The life of •a - white - man is worth'
thine hundred dollars and a trifling impris
onment; that of a. negro. incarceration for
fifteen years. ,
IT Is nOw'statecl that the depression in Nev.
England throws out of work at_leastiGo,ooo
people----10,000 'in Maine, 20,000 in Newt
Hampshire; 30,000 in Connecticut and Rhode
Island, and 100,000 in Massachusetts. -The
main cause Of-the unsettled financial condi
tion and general depression of business and
manufacturing interests is due to the Radical
party, which, after nearly three years of ex
periment, has failed to•restore or even to re
construct, but is in •a fair way to starve the
South, and to ruin, financially, the North.
This destructive, all-depressing party has the
supreme impudence to ask the unemployed
mechanics and I:diming:men of the North to
vote so as to keep this disaster-bringing and
breeding concern dominant a few years more,"
or long entitiqrit to complete the country's
Tnisordei of Gen. Ilancock, issued on the
Ist inst., in' regard; to appeals to him to decide
litiguted cases, fully sustains the former ac
tion of that gallant officer since taking com
mand of the district of Louisituia and Texas.
These are golden words—" The administra
tion of civil justice appc . rtains to the regular
courts. The rights of litigants -do not de
pend on the view; of the General. They are
to be adjudged 41 settled according to the
laws. Arbitthry power, such as he has been
urged to assume, has no existence here. It is
not found in the laws of Louisiana or Texas.
It cannot be derived froth any • art of Con.
grecs. Ire is restrained by a Constitution,
and prohibited from action in many' particu
lars." There is the ring of the true metal in
these words.
THE people of the \Vest, with great una
favor the payment of the tive-twenty
bonds in greenbacks.. This k denounced as
"repudiation" by the New York Tribune; for
partisan ptirposo2. On the back of the green
back'issue of February 2.1, 1882, we findlhe
fidlowing: "This note is a -legal - tend for
all debts, public and private, except du ies on
imports and interest on the public debt, and
is rectivabtkin payinent of all loans made to
the United States." What sense there is in
styling the payment of an obligation in strict
accordance with its terries "repudiation," • we
leave to the decision of those who must pay
the bonds.
Tnn correspondent of the
Tribune, speaking of the
.Grant movement,
says the Radical party "does not want a sol
dier; if it had carried Pennsylvania , it would
have done without him. But .1 this iv
the. hour of its despair, and only a soi
dier can wive it." Yet, after Grant is nom
inated, the whole Mulical press will he howl
ing (Oxon their love for the soldiers, and point
to their tutppoit of Mn as an ilinatration . of
Tut highest financial authority in theptg...
lish press, the London-Economist, says dike
system (!) of taxation for which We have to
thank the Radical party; "Every sort of in
dustryr-almost every, kind of available and
conspicuous net—t. seized upon anti taxed.
A ninety-ninth part of this interference in
- Englandivonld have caused a rebellion."
Tem Grand Array of the Rermiblie, in conk
vention at Philadelphia, elected Gea, Logait
of Illinois, Collunander4n-Clitef; and Gen,
J. Owen, 'of - Philadelphia, for Senior Vice
Commander. The Grand Army must be
hard up for material, to take two of the most
notorious scapegraces in the country for its
elder officers.
Tug Mobile Tribune quotes the following
extractiVont the letterof a 3liviiippi plan
"I never dreamed of such hard times and
actual distress as lain this State at present;
and it is nothing - now to what it will be. This
portion of the State is its most favored. Moat
of our people have corn enough to last this
year; but not one in' twenty-five has meat
enough to last three months, and there' is no
money to buy it with. No one has made
cotton enough to pay. his hands nor to pay
for the supplies used during the past year,
and according to Ord's order, the latter are
to receive attention first, as I think justly.
On one or tub places, I hear that the negroes
are living on parched corn alone, their em
ployers not being able to pay them for last
year's work nor to feed them this year."
GRANT'S Radical enemies arc. developing
some of his alleged 'short-comings. One of
these-Is the restoration to the army of Major
Lynde, a relative of his brother-in-law, Gen.
Dent. Lynde was cashiered anti • dismissed
from the army for surrendering Fort Fillmore
to an inferior force of Confederates, in 1801.
They also animadvert: on his habits, and de
clare that indulging in o;/ate CS has the same
effect on him as on Toodles.
TUF. World, Commenting on the doings of
Congress, forcibly and truly says: "The men
of the Rump are traitors—not with arms
seeking to secede from one free government
in order to establish another like the first—
they are traitors to representative,govern
ment itself, to the institutions which alone in
modern times have enshrined civil liberty:
They arc traitors to the freedom of treemen."
He Violates his Word, stud Sell■ out Body
and Soul tp the Radteats.
[Frorri the New York Tribune, Jan. lab.
Possibly Mr. 'Johnson is as much sur
prised at some features of the transactions in
the Stanton affair as anybody ; for it appears
he had an understanding with Gen. Grant
some time ago, which was renewed and ifs
details recapitulated from time to time,. and
finally repeated on Saturday last t •tbat lie
(Grunt) would eitherhold on to the office as
Secretary of War ad interim until the rights
of. Stanton should be adjusted in court, in
case the latter should demand possession or
the Department, or else he would - give the
President' timely notice of his intention to
resi,ln as Secretary ad interim, and thus ena
ble Mr. Johnson. to appoint some other man
to the office, who would relitse to surrender
to Stanton until the decision cOnld be had.'
As It was evident on Saturday last that the
Senate would not sustain the suspension of
Stanton, the President and General Grant
had another interview on the subject, and a
full understanding, substantially as above set
forth, was the result. It Was also agreed
that Gen. Grant, in company_ with General
Sherman, should call on the President on
Monday to determine finally whether he
would resign as Secretary ad interim, or con
tinue in the office and test Stanton's right,
as before stated. General Sherman called
on the Executive, but Grant did not. Mean
time, on Sunday last, a suggestion had been
made to the President by certain Senators
that should the name of ex-Gov. Cox, of
Ohio, be sent to the Senate for Secretary of
War, his nomination would probably be con
firmed, and thins get rid of the Stanton im
broglio at once. Mr. Johnson, however,
preferred to have the matter take the course
.lie had decided it .should, especially as he
bad no doubt of haying the co-operation of
Gen. Grant or another Secretary ad interim,
in the manner before stated. What caused
Gen. Grant to change his mind or to with
draw front the arrangements, or why he did
not notify the President of his intention to
surrender to Stanton,has not transpiredfully.
' The first notice the President had .of such
change of purpose was upon the receipt of
I the following note from Gen. Grant- to-day
I at about 11:30:
Tloqits. Alt3tY r. S., Jail. 14. 1868.
7 7iie Kritefinfry .1. .I,7hnson,- Pre*(deht
ITiiika Stator.
- SIR : I 'have the honor to inclose herewith
, a copy of official notice, received by me last
' evening. of the action of the Senate of the
United States in the case of the suspension
of the lion. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of
f f War. According to the provisions of see-.
tion 2 of an net regulating the tenure of civil
officers, my functions as Secretary of War
ad intert'm ceased front the moment of the
receipt of the within notice. I have the hon.
or to be, veryrespectfully, your obedient
servant, •
. ' U. S. Grum'. •
(Here follows a copy of the resolution of
the Senate.)
This letter was handed to the President by
one of Gen, Grant's staff lust one hour after
Gen. Grant had surrendered to 'lli. Stanton,
and of course the latter was in possession of
the War Department for that • length of time
before 31r. Johnson was advised of what had
transpired. " •
Gen. Grant was in conultatitin with the
President to-night, and we have high official
authority (not from Gen.' Grant)' that the
General unnualifiedly'expressed the opinion
that the Secretary of War should-1,43nd in his
resignation. The same authority states-that
Gen. Sherman expressed the same opinion
yesterday. The President, it appears, is de
termined to adhere to the strict letter of the
law, so far as Mr. Stanton is concerned,
which will compel everything from the War
Department to go forth with the words,"By
direction of the President." - Prom the same
source I have it that Gen. Grant will obey
the Presider)! only.
The National Intelligencer republishes its
article in- regard to the understanding be
tween the President and Gen. Grant with the
following renewed assertion of its exact
truthfulness: ."The above statement of Lets
was made by us deliberately; carefully and
advisedly. We know it to be true' in all its
length. breadth, • and • we • challenge
General Grant to deny it in a single particu
Special dispatch to the Pittsburgh Pont.) '
Washington, Jan. 16.—There is no doubt
that Grant deceived The President in sur
rendering the war office.. Johnson pointedly
reminded him in the presence of Sherinan of
his agreement, and Grant did kot deny it, and
said if he' had not allowed Stanton to take
possession. he would have umliTtaken to run
the war office elsewhere, under the authority
of the Senate. The President said - if he,
Grant; had kept faith, he would have seen
how the Secretary would have seen how the
Secretary would have fizzled - in running his
out-side machine. Grant and others are at
tempting to persuade Stanton to resign,while
the Jacobin faction in Congress, entreat him
to hold the place.
Gen. Grant was again * with him to-night,
and unqualifiedly expressed his opinion that
Stanton should resign, and Gcn. Sherman
yesterday earnestly advised the same course.
Meantime, however, Stanton is reduced to
the merest clerkship in the War Department.
The President win not permit any orders to
be sent from that department except in strict
pursuance ! of law, which being literally fol
lowed will prevent any orders from the Sec
retary of war as heretofore, and compel eve
rything of that character to tte 'issued by di
rection 'of the President. Om Grant will only
recognize order , from thy President. .
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InArtretlons glvpn oti the Maehlne gra
tuttoumly to all purchases.
4r4 1 'T'N 701"r13
To sell this !darlilne
C. R. liingxbury.
425 State Street St., Erie,
' AgPat fir trie, Warren find Crawford
rountiga. ' Jahrtia-ly.
tnd liow they Lived - , Fought and Died for the
rnlon, with Seenen and Incident , ' In
the Great Rebellion.
Comprising narratives of Personal adventure,
thrilling incidents,daring exploit si, heroic deeds,
wondertul escapes, -life in the camp, field and
hospital; adventures of spies_ end scouts, to
gether with the songs., ballads. anecdotes and
humorous incidents of the war. Splendidly il
lustrated with over 1W tine portraits and beau
tiful engravings.•
There is a certain portion-of the war that will
never go into the regular histories, nor be em
bodied in romance or. poetry; which is a very
real part of it, and will, if preserved, convey to
succeeding generations a, better idea of the spir
if, of the conflict than many dry reports or care
ful narratives of events, and this part may be
called the gossip, the fun, the pathos of the war.
This illustrates the character of the leathers, the
humor of the soldiers, the.devotion of women,
the bravery of men, the pluck of our heroes,
the romance and hardships of the senice.
The valiant and brave hearted, the pictur
esque and dramatic, the witty and marvelous,
the tender and pathetic, and the whole pauora
ma of the war are here thrillingly portrayed in
a masterly numner, at once historical and to
mantle, rendering it the most ample, unique,
brilliant and readable hook that the war has
called forth.
Amusement as well as instruction may be
found In every page as graphic detail, brilliant
wit and authentic history, are skillfully -inter
woven in this work of literary art.
Send for circulars and see our terms and a
lull deuripßou of the work. Address
Store for Bent.
CTORE: now occupied by Soutliant d McCord,
CI on State street, for rent. Apply
S. - CLATtIt.
tP West Fourth Street.
Selling at Reduced Rates, by
deeISAL ' 3. 0. BELDEI4
'WANKS! BLANKS !—A complete assort-
went of every kind of Blanks needed by
Attorneys, Justices, Constables and Business
Men. for sale at the Obaerver office.
JOB PRINTING or every kind, in large or
Malmiantitlee, plaln or colored, done in
mat it, ando4.lnederate pricee,"at the
• "
t Ir a PRINTING of overt kind, in large or
mall quantities, plain or colored; itonala,
beat style, and at Moderatif prices, at the
Observer offices
Ado abbertioctritnts.
1324. Peach Street. 1321;
Itiiioo - 4.
Corner a Penelx and lal)
- Are glad to Inform their euntomern that the
obstruetion canned by the luying of the new
sewer through Peach fdreet, has been. removed,
and their patrOtte and- triettda are how able to
remit their ?stand with tenant as or old. They
Mare beeii improving their tI Me during the tern.
ponary blockade by more than doubling their
already huge stork of
Grocerlea and Protlidons,•ke.,
and they now have the
LARGEST AND BEST r<r•r.tcr, sTocg
ever brought Into the city. of Erh•. ,atv.•
cull. ttkA)ll.l,l.;
YLAU (4- C-4- S
6:10 State St.. Erte,,Pa..
French Window Glass.
Tho public are respectfully Informed flint
Stock of
Impeirted by us fltnietly front the ruantmietur,.
in France is the large-it and mod
to he found west of NVW York city. It enibr.ievc
both mingle and double th lektiens, of nearly MP
!". Rill'. Thr• superior strength, Chetnttes
beauty Of Freuvii glass is admitted by all. tour
prices e.r.• hut little mone than for Anp-rirla,
We also keep constantly on band a large and
varied supply of American Glastioflrst quality,
both single and double thickness, of nearly
every• size. Dealers and consumers In want of
Glass will promote their Interest by examining
our stock and prices of French and American
Glass, before ordering from 'New York or PI O.
Paints, Oils and Varnishes,
White Lead variou,. Lin,e, .1 ‘,,'.
raw and boiled, Spirit, Turpentine, Varnio,,,,
Colored Paintg, both dry and in oil, lirtiklit-,21 - 01
every other article in the Paintinz Line at %bp
Lowe.O. Market Price, in large or la MIIII q Unfit!,
Our Stcc•k of Ilye Woods and Dpi• Atari' , 14
Coln plete, which we are hell',11„ n t WilnlCSllle m!
= 4 it/
14 ICI
20 101
All the popular of the day, at low
est each price',.
Drags, Chemicals & Gino,
Our 'supply of above articles is eXtPli,h e , and
aro prepared at all tlmea to eupply the wasp.
la3th of the retail and jobbing Maio.
Whal.• Oil,
Tanners' Oil,
And all kinds of Essential Oils, to 'huge a:!
small lots.
We express our thanks for tie libend ptc,-•
age reteivc,ldUring the karat twenty-t t7'
and now invite the attention olleen , uia , r.
our Wholesale and Retail I)epart an ht,, sti.ea
are well supplied with Staple Good., sair!i
are selling at lowest cash price..
1 1111 E UNDERSIGNED otters for sale itic vala•
able farm, on the Kuhl road.
Creek township, one mile south 01 the VA?...
Lion road, and eight miles from Erie. It NI
tains fifty-five acres and eighty perches, OLT
kroved and in the highest state of colt nott,a
The laraLis equal to the very best - in I list sec'ii
of the county. The buildings compel.. s
ry frame house with 1 , - story kitchen an Iced
cellar under the whole"; wood house - and se l
house; 2 hams, each 311:v45 feet : nOA
long with stable at the end; and all Memo... ,
ry outbuildings. A fi rst chess well of sun. int" •
which never fails, is at the kitchen door. ThP7
Ls an orchard with 140 apple trees, all tirai - w.
and bearing; and an abund a no. of a inn et (2'
other kind of fruit grown In this ni , ght , r! , .. l
The only reason why I wish to I on
going West to embark in allot ml. ao,t,pan ,. a.
Terms made known bv applynt 4 , to moors { Le
premises, or to Hon. Elijah itsbbitt: • Ati , rr , '•
at-Law, Erie, , J. stt
decs-tf. l'ost Office Adds,.. Erie.
1 , 0041 Men and Women, isosesAarg
character, and energy. Pee'se" L r'''
and intelligence, to net as canvasser. forli "-
riel of New Engravings,Five BeM
American Facos.engraved on stone to Par,
the most eminent Lithographers in U..' see;
These faces, which arc Ilto+t 6,:ttllltr:
poetic conceptions. are designed to 1.01
best Ideal types of American,...N
resenting their charities, devotion. synl T.'
attachments and beroisni. The lit flogrsra • -
the highest stylb of the art; and l surl:
rarely been equaled, and cannot be
These portnilts have reeeitlsi untsinatioti":
from the most, eminent ern ies and
newspapers of the eountrs* and then
ndorn every household in tVe land. r";'‘'
Mats and descriptive circular. address
dee2tt-2v'. : -Pt Mann St., ktpringtk;,l,N,
Dissolution Notice.
THE FIRM OF V, SCITULTZ s Mut r:,z••"; ,
this dal; beentlissolved by mut
ran"' nil persons Indebted to the same are mglf.e ,, ,
settle their aeconnts'on or before the
of March next. - The book. will be at th";:*
stand, where V. Schultz will contmsc the ,
nees the same us before; F. Schott? rat L - :4'%'
the flour trade next door.l „ ,r
:41411 Creek, Jan. O. iai,," • I,o_:r
To Architects and Builder.
D..ANS AND PROPOSALS will Is' t•":'" .
by the Directors of the Poor,unt 11 the
Pitarchnext,for the building of an A1'1131 1 ° 0 ';
Rouse of Employment, on the Erie ,•ii2r l ;.:".
house farts; four miles west of F.fte. r
WNL 31 AItIILTE I .-• •
And Tin, Ware Establishme: 11
Cull at llltatri,d
1364 Sasttafnw street, clear 211 e
Erie, Pa.
( R. FAULKNER, 31. T l,
SttraStl F & 110:1CF,OPATti it;::11; qe ll3
nirrer - eila.
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Ifouplem for Sale.
UNDERRIGINEL , often , fur 1
jt Houses On SiXteetith Stre,t, to
iinrtlelb's brick bulldlng,belnif among tu~p~r*'
desirable Mucci( of rrshieuee
one fs a two-story brick, in good ortivr.'7;,:i
on nixttbeati, Street , : the other a triune e
one-half story. frootinwou rotti
on the same lot. .F.a..0• terns will be ttt",e°*,, t ,;
quire of PETER SCILVAF, State t .1" 1, ,".ft. -
the undernlgned, owner, In West lf E.? ! ,
Ja2-tf. Si 'HU
- -
. For Rent.
APeach street, 13etween '3l and 1 ,1 . 0 e'',,,-
°ccuPied by Dr. 3lnghl. P0..,,,,t0n w,ll,l"'yg.
en on theist of Aura. Apply to 3 ''`• ''
aball, nut, and tili, owner, ili
fia-tf. NI Rs. N, FOOI.I ItA
ILANKB! BLANKS! A complvt_l,l
tileat, Of °very Matt of Blank . ' Tell
10011011; JOStiCDowitehkrf and 4 .•
iso, for sale it the filbstrrit t)flhan
And linporten. of
Linseed Oil,
Both raw and hash 4
Castor Olt
Nr3t :b• t 0::
Farm. for Sale.