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o id e nid oat, at the expense of the advertisers,
- have one of the hest Johhingnifices in the
grate,' and are prepared to do any kind of
Enr k in large or small orders, at as reasonable
rrs and In as good style as any establishment
£n the mutt rv.
kit eommnnieationii shen Id he addressed to
Editor and Proprietor.
t••.Hro or !he Peace, Farrar Halt Rut Ming,
TIF,VR)" M. RIBLF.T.
Attorney at Taw, Peach xtreet, !thovernlon
repot, Erie. Pa. n 07287.
ap.nrtent, H. (TTLFR,
k•••• ,, ,0v nt Girtni,. Erie Vonntr. Pa.
and ()Thor htiml nett ritt , TMed to with
onrtnr.. and 111.yrtleb.
SET , DENf,,ARVIN. •
,ne,nr.r t Mervin, Attonleva and Connaeflora
T A w, Offleo Paragon Block, near North West
~,ter or the Public. Wituire, Erle,
Waterfoni, Pa., Robert LeAlb.. Proprietor.
a,commodatlona and careful attention
riven' to the comfort of gueata,
BRAWLEY h BALI
MMMA, Cherry Ash,
s!nr.t hn , l Cl3lc T,umber, Lath an4Elhickeles.
state htre,t, North of R. R. 'Depot, Erts,,
` , 1".1..1ar0k and Rur¢ean>•. Office, 4001 Peach
.t, •onthwefit corner of Sixth. ()Mee open
and night. Dr. • Whillrlln'n remhion'ee 914
xr,-00 %tre.t, between IClnth and Tenth streets.
(IF.O. W. (41.7NNTRON,
ka. , rner at Law, and..Tn‘tiee of the Peaee,
Pen4lnit and.Clatrn Agent, Conveyancer nn4
oilrrlor. Office In Rlnderneeht:a binck,snnth
nat earner cif Fifth and State 'tree - fa, Erie, pa.
E. M. COLE & SON,
Pink Trul.rx nn4 Blank Ronk Manufartnrent.
~ 4 •er KPyctn!le National Rank. .15,11'67-tf.
Int.. O. L. ELLIOTT,
Prat Dd. Nn. SOR Rtnto Rtenet,nppotito Brown's
Nord, Erie, Pa. °MCP hours from 8 1 ,4 A. M. to
12 Si., and from I to 5 P. M. ocloll7-tf.
SALTSMAN & CO.,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Anthracite.
!Murat Urals and Blacksmith Coal. Office corner
mcki and 12th streets, Erie, Pa.
:, MALT . ..MAN. :.+eDl-tf.) R. J. fiALTSMAN.
Nfalter Brewer and Dealer in' Hopp, Barley,
Malt, Aim &r. Proprietor of Ale and
ipr,er Breweriee and Malt Warehougest, Erie,
W. E. 'MAGILL,
Di.nti.t. (Mee to R,oßenzwont's Block, north
wk. , of the. Park, Exle, P.
If. Y. PICKERING, D. P. S.,
Dentist. Office, French street, Recon4 story
qterrett'g Block, near the corner of the Reed
HORKINSON, WILLIA.MS & CO.,
Sun-es/nom to George 3. Morton, Commbution
Morchante and Wholesale Dealers In Coal.
Agenta torsi. Y.& E. and People'a Line of fiteam
rot, East Public Dock, Erie, Pa. Ja4'Bs.
FRANK WINCHF.LL h CO.,
Auction and Comm button Merchants, and Real
Estate Agehts, 532 State street (corner Ninth,) ,
Frio, Pa, Advances made on consignments.
Country Vendues attended to In any part of
Tailor and Clothes Cleaner. Pnlen Ft/oak,
shove Dr. Bennett's'oMee. Clothes made, clean
.ad and repaired on short notice. Terms as reh
lonable as any. inrra.
THEO. C. SPEI4CER.. ROGER SHERMAN.
SPENCER & SHERMAN,
Attorneys at Law, Franklin, Pa. OffICA in
Kerr's building, Liberty street. Pithnle City,
Pa. —office over Kemp's Rank, Hamden street.
collections promptly made In nil parts of the
nit regions. Jal2.
NOBLY:, BROWN dr. CO.,
Wh,,leartle dealers - In harts and 'oft coal, Erie,
P. Having filipmed of our dock property to
:he shove named firm, we necessarily retire from
thc coal trede, recommending our folccefgfors hot
eminently worthy of the confidence and patron
ace of our old friends and the puhl lc.
ja9b,-11. SCOTT', RANKIN & CO.
Fashionable Tailor,Fifth *tree% between State
shi Peach, Pa. Custom Work.
sad rutting attended to promptly.' npl9 66-tf.
LIVERY AND BOARDING STABLE,
Corner of French and Seventh streets. Yirte,
R proprietors . Renner & Johnson pprietors. G ood lhorses
and carriages_ always on hand at moderate
ARNISTRONO & CO.,
succe‘Fort to Walker & Armstrong. Whole•
, ale and Retail Dealer+ to Anthracite and
truninong Coat•, Wood, Iron Ore, Ike. Ordee M.
ie. corner of Twelfth and Myrtle streets. Poet
Oflice, Lock Box 53, Erie, Pa.
[dC/9-tf.l 1. vou.l.lslmitz,
i•HAYIN 5 . I:UtRE:TT,
I r rv,lrkng and Anrgeorm. ()Mi.,. Nn. 10 Noble
()encl. nron Inv and nizht. 1)r. Rarretni
Nn...a.Wkt..sth St. myll3ll74y*
Union Mille, Erie Ca., Pa., George Taber,
Pr”prietnr. Good sicromrnodationa and made
late ehnrgem. - myirtlT-tf.
(11P.O. C._I3ENNFIT, M. 17
Pl*rician and fiurgeon: 01lice. Ent Park St.,
' , err Harendieleg flour atrtre,—boards at the ree
"ilen,e of C. W. Kelm). al eloor mouth of the M.
E. ll'creh, on riansafraa atreet. Office !mum
:ram 11 a. m. until 2 p. rn. ilYeal-tf.
Naler fa all kind), of Family' Groceriem and
1.- nvionnv,Fitnne Ware. &c., and wholevile deal
“F In Wines,Liquora, Cigars, Tobacco, &c.. No. 26
fmt Fah stre.4, Erie, Pa. jetV67-U.
r J. FRASF.R., M. D.,
Hormrpadn, Phypdrian and Surgeon. Ottra
and Renidenee tet Peach Ht., opposite the Park
Rouse. nuk e hours from 10 to 111 a. mx.,.1 , to sp.
m., and p.
JOHN H. 'MILLAR,
Civil F.agineer and Rnrveyor. Rea!donee cor
ner Rlxth street and East Avenue, East Erie.
John Cronenberger, at the new brick stone,
rAti , Village, has on band a large assortment
Oa:Aeries, Provisions, Wood and WllloW
Wire, Wines, Liquors, Begurs„ /Ye., to which he
Tlpmttully calla the attention of the public,
minne , l that he can offer as good bargains as
ma be had in any part. of Erie county.
ERIE CITY IRON WORKS,
The Bradley Engine !
A New Ccalpoond or
Doable Cylinder .Engine,
csEs THE &TEAM TWICE.
And ts Warranted to give
TIM TO ONE HUNDRED PER CUT.
?tore pow er th at , a Single C. linder• Engine
into& the .ame amount of &team
igEl3l ENGINES AND BOILERS !
OF ALL STYLES.
OIL STILLS AND TANKS !
Of all Dascliptions.
01 RClULA6.1Et SAWMILLS
t !MEAD WlLOalia.
TUR:.:.ER1E.,...'. - .OE-.SERVER:
StocrtitoA3tobuce, Scutt. Fcc.
The Old Grocery Stand !
CRAIG & 31/MHALL,
At the well known stand,
No. 24 West Park,
PAINTS, OHS, ASC.
Agents for the sale of -
POWDER, COTTON FUSE,
Gun Cason, Sce.
Haring thoroughly refitted the above store sad
stocked It with one of the
FINEST . LOT OF GOODS
Ever brought to Erie, we are now prepared to
supply all the wants or the public
CANNED FRUITS, AC.,
A GENERAL ASSORTMENT
Of all the articles usually kept in a nrst-class
Grocery—all fresh. and at the ' -
Lowest Market Price i
We intend to keep an establishment at which
our cuntomeracari always rely upon proewing
what they want, and will warrant our charges
to be as moderate as any More to the city.
Olve nil a trial, arid see for youraelveg.
CHEAP GOODS !
Wholesale and Retail •
GROCERY AND PROVISION STORE,
WINES AND LIQUORS.
succemor to F. & SI. Aohlandee.ker, L now re
calving a splendid assortment of
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, WINES,
Liquors, Willow, Wooden and Stone Ware
Fruits, Nuts, &c.. A large stock of
TOBACCO AND C I GARS,
Call and see us, at the
American Block, State St., Erie, Pa.
ruy9'B7-tf. F. SCFILAUDECEER.
Wholesale and Retail Grocery Stnee.
P. A. BECKER'&, CO.,
WHOLLNALE AND RETAIL GROCERS,
North-FAA Ontier Park and French
Would reapeetfully call the attention of thatiam r ;
muulty to their large stook of
Groceries and Provisions,
1 4 Which they arerdealroaa testa! at
TUE VERY LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES!
Sugars. Coffees, Teas, Syrups,
le not surpassed In the dty. ea theyare Prepared
to pram to all who alive them a mll.l
They also keep on hand a superior tot Of
PURE LIQUORS, •
for the wholesale trade, •to which they direct
the attention of the public.
Their motto li, "Quick sales, Small profits and
a full equivalent for the money." apIIVI-Lt.
M. V. WORDEN Ar. CO.;
Would reepectiltUy artoonnee that they have
opened a store at
No. 428 Preach St., Waves 4th and ith,
For tl . lB purchase and sale of ,
ALL RINDS OP COUNTRY PRODUCE.
nutter. Poultry, Milk. ate..
Orders from abroad will reoelse prompt ig
nition at the lowest market Prices.
do The highest price In 'Cash paid for Pro.
HAWAII aold cow =tine stock a Furniture
I.OJ. W. Ayres, we hereby thank the com
munity tar their liberal patmetake to ual i ghiii
they will =tend the same to him. We de
vote our time he to the
UNDERTMaNG BUSINESS !
With the consent of W. Ayres we a= hold
our once in the same °Wigan% 715 State
where will be iceman at an Croa t ready to=
to the wants of the ecanzntunty In oor Ulm e.
Ready Made Comae 2
Trimmed to order. MetalUe and Iron Burial
Oases, o sad f all styles and alms, on hand also,
Ellwood (Wan Und
will And it to *dr advantage to boy them m
us, as ws
7 - 1 7. MO cannot be undersold
OSE 411 westof New
Tog PRINTING ot ewer, kind, la huge or
moan quaatittak plata or eoloral, doae
the bees Otte. sad at moderate priest, at the
TOE MINTING of ovary kind, In large or
ama4tltlne, Nate or colored. iloor In
ti fiend a ,
t - ie rfleee..erene
at priees that
OVR STOCK. OF
Their assortment of
TOBACCOS, FISH, &C.,
NV11(31..E.E4A1.1 7 1.
DRY, GOODS STORE,
423 STATE STREET, ERIE. PA.
Southard & McCord,
NOTIONS, HOSIERY, GLOVES, &C
Oar stork is the largret ever brought to the My,
PELNTS, DELAINES, SITXS, CLOTHS,
BLEACHED & BROWN MEETINGS,
A complete assortment of Dress Goods, every
land of article In the Notion Line, and, to short,
a gener aldeale assortment of everything needed by
' TO 13F t AOLD AT
NEW 'YORK PRICES T.
" Country Dwdens are Invited to give us a call.
We do a strictly wholesale trade, and propose
seUlng at such priced as will Make It to the ad,
vantage of merchants In this section to deal In
Erie, instead at sending East for their goods.
. I!. & itOOTIVian.
OLDEST . SST
Carpet & Dry Goods House
IN N: W. PENNSYLVANIA
A complete stock of Sheeting", Prints, Linens,
Cloth, Backings, Flannels, Irish and wrench
Poplins, Mobairs, Alpacas, Delainesstc, Also,
WRITE G1C14:11313,, .11400.313E1We
GLOVES AIR NOTIONS,
CaWand get prices befiire purchasing.
apr3l37-Iy. NO. GOB Marble Front, hate 13t.
512 O , I4TATE 6TIII MIC.
Dry ,Gooffia: Dry lio.ods!
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL !
The largest sail beet stock of
BROWN AND BLEACHED SHEETINGS,
PRINTS, FLANNELS, LINENS, ,
Cloths, Cictakings, DeWiles, Alpacas, Leone,
3iohairs, Silks, Mack and Colored Thihlt,
Cashmere, 'Mk, Broths and Paisley _
Shawls, White Goods. Hosiery,
Notions ; de., Etc.
Goods marked down to - meet the market. No
trouble to &bow goods. Call and examine.
' rorZNIT-17. ROSENZWEIG & BRO.
o. P. roA.vxs &. co.,
- Dealers la all kinds of j
GROCERIES, FRUITS, VEGETABLES,
Fifth Street, between State ant French,
Having purchased our goods before the late
rime in place, ve feel confident of being able to
give leason both in Price and quality.
Of every sort, bought and sold. Farmers mu
always depend on receiving the highest market
price for their articles.
DEALERS IN TAE ADJOINING TOWNS,
And on the Line!' of Railroad,
SUPPLIED WITH FRUIT, VEGETABLES, &C.
Give nii . ; Call.
Remember May & Jackson's Market Depot
For the Holidays!
Silver & Plated Ware !
The largest assortment to town, at voices that
DEFY COMPETITION !
Do not hal to call on •
MANN & FISHER,
No. 2 Reed Block.
Two doors Kent of malt entrance. •
TE CO-PkETNERSITIP heretofore existing
between the undersigned In the Planing
117, Door, Bash and Blind bus iness, under the
firm name coun t Boots was diseased
by mutual on the 21st day of Ju ne 1
The business will be continued by Jacob Boots,
who Is authorised to settle all the accounts of
the late firm. JACOB
ANTONY BCN ATZTN. OER.
The undersigned, intending to continue the
above business, at the old stand, west side of
Peach. between 12th and 13th streets, desires to
call the attention of the public to his facilities
for supplying them with anything in his line.
Lumber planed to order, and scroll sawing of
all kinds done.. Sash. Doors and Blinds furn
ished to order. All kinds of Lumber on hand,
together with Shingles and Lath. fat eve
rything that is usually dealt in or o ne at first
claa establishments of the kind. ThaukiW for
past kind favors, I respectfully solicit a con
tinuance of the same. -
ocl7-em• JAMS BOOT&
F. A.' WEI3EII. & CO..
Country Produce, Groceries, Provisions,
WINE% LIQI7OIIB, SE('►RA,
Tobseco, • Crockery Ware. Fruits. Nut; &c.,
No. 1511444tate Street.
West side, between Bth and Bth Streets, Erie, Pa.
Otati pall tbr connt27 Produce.
F. A. WEBER. EnyOli-tt. W. ERHART
DEALER IN FAMILY GROCERIES!
Tea,Oabe saga*. Moleasee, Flour,
_Flan. Name. in generally, Coun
try PrOdUee. and Cages , Wood. Willow and
Crockery Ware, Fancy Traveling Baskets, To
bacco sad Sew% Fir=ng Tackle, *c.
- 421 State Street. Erie. Pa.
Private Fatedlles and Hotels supplied. Goode
Irt. , IIACCO AND CIGARS.
The place to
nu a geff t a n ch d Cigars is a t oice articl of Tobacco,
Z. R. WELEUEIWriII 1818 PEACH EN"
South of the Uolon Depot.
always on hand a good assortment of the
above articles of every grade. wholesale Said re.
tall Also, Pipes, Pouches, Boxes and Smokers'
Articles of every deseriPlease favor
with a call. Don't fung
te e the place, MS Peac me h
E. Cooper,l In the Court of Common va. Pleas of Erie Co. No. 272 Nov.
13am'i Mahan, Jr. term, LW. Venditioni Er.
And now, Dee. 1307„ on motion. G. W. Gun
nison, Faq., appointed auditor.
Notice la hereby given to an PER
ed that I will attend to the duties of my ap
pointment on Friday, January 3d. at 2 p. m., at
my alike in Erie, No. 502 State street.
deel2-3w. GM W. GUNNISON, Auditor.
• Stare for Bent.
STOKE now occupied by Southard s McCord
en State street, tar rent. Apply to
D. H. C
.11441w 4 lig Went YouitiviStrast,
Sidling M ob .
tadia. J. 81111)1111111
ERIE, PA., THURSDAY AFTERNOON,
,FEBRUARY. 20, 1868.
Address to the Serrano and Debilitated
whose sufferings have been protracted .from
hidden causes and whose cases require pronipt
treatment to render exigence desirable. If you
are suffering or have suffered from involuntary
disehrirgee, what effect does it produce upon
your general health? DO you feel weak, debili
tated, easily tired? Does a little exertion pro
duce palpitation of the heart? ' Does your liver
or urinary organs, or your kidneys, frequently
get out of order? Is your urine sometimes thick,
milky, lioelry, or is it ropy on settling? Or does
a thick scum rise to the - top Or is n iiediment
at the bottom after It has stood awhile? Do you
have spell. of short breathing or dyspepsia?
Are your, boWels constipated? Do you have
spells of fainting or rushes of blood to the head?
Is your memory impaired? Is your mind con
stantly dwelling upon this subject? /top= feel
dull, listicas, moping, tired of company, of life?
Do you wish to be left alone, to get away from
everybody? Does emy• little thing make you
start or Jump? Is your sleep broken or restless?
/a the lustre of youreye ea brilliant? The bloom
on your cheek as bright! Doyen enjoy yourself_
in society as well Do you pursue your business
with the same energy? Do you feel as much
eonddenee In yourself?, Are your spirits dull
and flagging, given to Mao( melancholy? If so,
do not lay it to your liver or dyspepsia. Have
you restlesit nights? 'rope back weak, your
knees weak, and have but little appetite, and
you attribute this to dyspepsia or liver com
sow, reader, sel t-abuSe, venereal diseases bad
ly cured, and sexual excesses, are all capable of
producing a weakness Qf the generative organs.
of generation, when la perfect health, make the
man. Did you ever think that those bold, defi
ant, energetic, persevering, successful business
men are always those whose generative organs
are in perfect health? Yon never hears such
men complain of being melancholy, of nervous.
ness, of palpitation of the heart. They are nev
er afraid they cannot succeed in business; they
don't become sad and diseourtiged ; they are al
ways polite and pleasant in the company of la,-
dies, and look you and them right in the ace--
none of your downcast looks many other mean
ness about them. I do not mean those who keep
the organs inflamed by miming to exams. These
will not only ruin their constitutions, but also
those they do husines with or for.
How many men from badly cured diseases,
from the effects of seleabine and excesSes, have
brought about that state of weakness In those
organs that has reduced the general system so
much as to induce elmiet every other disease—
idiocy, lunacy': rontiriis, spinal affections ; sui
cide, and almost every other form of disease
which humanity is bete to, and the real cause of
the trouble scarcely e'er saspeeted, and have
doctored for all but the right one.
Diseases of - theee organs require the use of a
diuretic. HELMBOLD'S FLUID EXTRACT
SUCH - Uhl the great Diuretic, and is a certain
cure for diseases of the Bladder, Kidneys, Grav
el, Dropsy, Organic 'Weakness, Female Com
plaints, General Debility and all diseases of the
Urinary Organs, whether existing in male or
female, from whatever cause originating, and
no matter of bow icing standing.
If no treatment is submitted to Consump
tion or Insanity may ,ensue. Our Flesh and
Blood are supported trims these sources, and
the health and happiness, and that of posterity,
depends, upon prompt use of a reliable remedy.
Helmbold's fttistet Bach% established up-
wand of 18 years, prepared by
IL T. HELMBOLD, Druggist,
& Broadway, Now York, and 104 South.loth
• Pince-81.25 per bottle, or 6 bottles for 14.50,
delivered to any address. Sold by , all Druggists
everywhere. n 02,17.
A Card to the Ladles.—
GOLDEN PERIODICAL PILLS,
In Correcting Imam!Arnim, Removing Ob
structions of the Monthly Turns, from whatev
er cause, and always immessful si a prevents
ONE BOX IB BIIFFICIMirT
In removing obstruction and restoring nature
to its proper channel, quieting the nerves and
bringing back the "rosy color of health" to the
cheek of the moat delicate. .
Fail and explicit 4:Unctions accompany each
Price $1 per box, ilk boxes $5. Sold by one
druggist to every town, village, city and hamlet
throughout* the world. Sold in Erie by J. 13.
CARVER & CO., druggists, sole agents for the
Ladies by sending them 11 through the Post
Office, can have the pills sent (eonfidentlally)by
mail to any part of the country, free of postage
M. D. ROWE, Sole Proprietor,
myiro7-Iy. New York.
I NSW PFINTILE FOB TIM ILINITISIStainiL
rho "Night Illawashes Cereus. ll
fballswes °nibs Bleinalas Catees.r,
Plhalioshi ••• nibs Blimeafs. Ceres.++
IPhatimi's . 6 411611 it BlMmlas Coress.§,
NoludosOs •. Ugbs Blarelse Cr/grimy!
A mod excialrite. dramas, mad Preirear Neaps*.
dint Led trots the rare mod toreatthil newer frau
whirl It rakes its name.
ktazstactu.d only by
PEIRLON * NOl. New Telt. -
BEWARE OF COUNTERFEITS.
ASK FOR PHALON'S-.TAKE NO OTHER.
Errors oftotteb..--A gentleman who stiffer
ed for years from Nervous Debility, Premature
Decay and all the eftl.cts of youthful indiscre
tion, will, for the make of suffering humanity,
send free to all who need it, the recipe and dl•
rections for making themimple remedy by which
he woe cured. Sufferers wishing to profit by the
advertiser's experlence,can done by addressing,
In perfect conadence, JOHN B. OGDEN,
my18137-Iy. 42 Cedar St., New York.
To Coassf.mptiVis.,—The Rev. Edward A.
Wilson will send (free of charge) to all who de
sire It, the prescription with the directions for
making and using the simple remedy by which
he wai red of a lung affection and that dread
disease t.vosumption. His only object is to ben
efit the - afflicted, and he hopes every sufferer
will try this prescription, as It will mat them
nothing, and may prove a blessing. Please ad
dress REV. EDWARD A. WILSON,
. No. 145 South Second Street,
rayl6'67-Iy. Williainsburgh, N. Y.
lafarmatiers.—lnformation guaranteed . to
produce a luxuriant growth of hair upon a bald
head or beardless face, also a recipe for the re
moval of pimples, Blotches, BMWens, etc., on
the skin, leaving the same soft, clear and beau
tiful, can be obtained withoutchaamby address-
Lug THOS. P. CHAPMAN, Chemist,
mylErB7-Iy. P. Broadway, New York.
R. .9z W. .TEDEILiNSON,
Manatletarers aid Wholesale Dealers in
TOBACCO , smuts. •
SNVPF, PE.113 •
:10. 8 Fedeal ED... Allestieoy OM
Third door town Saspensloa Bridge,
febl2lS-1.7. WWI of the Big Indian.
. Warrant in Bankruptcy.
rrMS lii TO GIVE NOTICE thrit on theiTriddai
of January, A. D 1088,a Warrant in Bank
rap w as Issued
n enst the estate of Gordon
.1. M of Gi in the' county of Erie,
S bankrupt nsyln who has been adjudged
aon his own petition ; That th e
of any debts and delivery of any propert
belonging to such bankrupt, to him and for his
use, and the transfer of any property by him
are forbidden by law ; that a meeting of the
creditors of the said bankrupt, to prove their
debts and to choose one or more Assignees of
. his estate, will be held at a Court of Bankrupt•
cy, to be holden at the office of 8. E. Woodruff,
in the borough of Girard, in the county of Erie,
and State of Penn'a. before & E. WoodrufT,A-w
-ister,. on the 21st day of March, A. D., MS, at 10
o'clock, A. M.
TUOMAS A. ROWLEY,
C. N. Marshal for said District.
By G. P.Tavis, Dpt. U. 8. Marshal. •
JOHN GEMHEINER & SON,
Clothing and Gent% Furnishing GOOds I
ammt, OF szmnit mu= "
Of the best Mad. a&
Plain Talk for the Times!
Beal! amass. Bead!!!
THE ALL-IMPORTANT DUTY of EVERY
A few months more and the. Presidential
campaign will open in all its Apr, with can
didates in the field representing the distinct
ive issues of each Political organization, and
committed plainly and unequivocally to their
Oa both sides active preparations are be
ing made for the struggle, and it will un
doubtedly be one of the most fiercely con
tested in the history of the nation.• Every
indication of the times points to the most
stubborn and unscrupulous resistance on the
part of the Radicals against the efforts of the
people to wrest froM them the lawless power
which they have seized to uphold their base
The Detriocratic party begins the campaign
under the most auspicious circumstances,
with a conddence In success, an enthusiasm
for the cause, and a vigorous 'self reliance
,- has not been experienced in many years.
The late elections show conclusively that a
vast majority of the nation are ready to es
pouse our standard if we only prove faithful
to our creed, and continue to stand firmly by
the interests of the country.
But to make victory certain something
more is necessary than mere dependence up
on the truth of oar principles. In the flush
of self-confidence, we are apt to forget what
a vigilant enemy we have to 'overcome, and
.what desperate measures he is apt to resort to
to attain his entla. battim, like those
of a more bloody nature, depend for their re
sults more on the skill,courage, determination
and energy of the contesting foes than upon the
sacredness of their cause, or the convictions of
the participate. The Democracy of America
have always stood forth as devotedly attached
to the Union, the Constitution, and the wel
fare of the country as they do to-day, yet
for seven years they have been divested of
power, and it is only when the people are,
aroused from their delusion by the imperilled
condition of the public interests, that they
have again returned to us that confidence
which it would have been well if they had
never parted with. •
The tillimpokant necessity of the day, on
the part of our political friends 14—work I
wont!! WORK! !'!
We must be thoroughly organized and pre
pared for the campaign. Eveery man must
consider that he owes a personal duly in the
matter, as indeed he does, for there is no one
so humble, but he is in some way more or less
concerned ill the Wines at stake. All the
districts must be canvassed, so that we may
know where it will be most advantageous to
employ our energies. The young men must
be encouraged to letuLa helping hand. Those
who have been led easy must be brought
back to the fold, and Democratic arguments
placed in their reach; that they may know
the distinctive questions which divide par
ties, and no longer be misled by the wiles and
falsehoods of the Opposition.
What we have said before we now reiter
ate, and intend ' reiterating, until we have
waked the Democracy ;up to a full conscious
ness of its truth, that the most effective
weapon towards success is the wide distraut
lion of sound and straightforward local news
One good journal in a family Will do more
towards moulding its politwai convictions
than all other !affiances, and fifty copieicir
culated in any, locality for six months will
accomplish more efficient service than a doz
en costly mass meetings.
The Democratic party has never displayed
that zeal in supporting its press that it need
ed, and to that cause, as much as anything
else, may be attributed its misfortunes during
the last ten years. In all sections of the
country—even in the midst of -the strongest
Democratic localities—the Radical press is
more liberally sustained than ours, and in
many places the contrast is so great as al
most to amount to a disgrace:*
The time has come for these things to be
changed, and for the Democratic party to
enter upon a new method of warfare. Our
paper's ought to be spread broadcast ever the.
land, and take the place of those which are
now defiling the minds of the young and
filling them with wrong ideas of Republican
liberty. Our public Men should avail them
selves of every opportunity that offers to im
press the importance of. these views on the
attention of the masses. Our local leaders
should. make a point of devoting whatever
spare time they can towards strengthening
their county organs by procuring their friend.'
and neighbors' patronage.
The low price of TWO DOLLARS per
year at which the Observer is now offered,
if paid in adeanes, ought to ensure the doub
ling of our subscription list Inside of the nest
But to place it within the reach of an, we
offer to take viz nunath subteripttona at ONE
DOLLAR in advance, with the_ privilege of
commencing at any , period desired, and of
continuing the paper at the same rate for the
balance of the year if desired.
Now.is the time to begin the work, before
the spring operations set in, and while voters
have time to read, and reflect over the facts
presented to them. Let it not be delayed
. under the impression that the matter can be
as well attended to by-and-by. More ad
vantageous work can be rendered during the
next tWo months than can be performed dur
ing the entire balance of the campaign. A
six months' subscription commencing within
the nest two' months, will continue until
near the close of the campaign, and havean
immense influence over the mind of the vo
ter who peruses the paper.
We earnestly urge this important matter
upon our friends as by all odds the most re
liable meant of helping the cause.
Let every one of our present ottbseriberß
see his Democratic neighbor at on and if
he is not a patron iilrealy, induce h t ri co sub.
scribe for six monthai if •he =got for a
year. - .
Let those who can afford it; send copies to
hesitating voters, who may, be influenced to
support our candidates at the next election.
Let cider be established and procure ten,
twenty or fifty copies for flee distribution
wherever there is likely to be a vote gained.
Let this be the grand Preparatory work 'of
the campaign, and be assured that whenever
other means are necessary there will be found
an abundance of ready helpers for every part
We intend that, be the result of the con
test what it may, no one shall have the op
portunity to complain that we have failed to
MUM our complete ditty in the canvass.
The Observer for_ the next year will be
more vigorous and outspoken than in any
previous portion of its career; will contain
more reading matter ; and it shall be our
constant aim to present such material as will
be productive of the most beneficial results.
:We only ask for such ccooperition as we
have a right to expect, and if tht Democra
cy of the North-West aie impelled by one
half car zeal aid confidence, we promise
each a verdict in this section as will gladden
the hearts of our friends throughout the
TUE THINGS TILT RZVIit DIE.
The pure, the bright, The tiesutiful, -
- That stirred our hearts in youth,
The impulse to a wordless prayer,
The dreams of love skid truth ;
The longings after something lost,
Thespirit's yearning cry, •
The striving after better hopes,
These things can never die.
The timid hand stretched forth to aid
A brother in his need,
The kindly word In grief's dark hour
That proves a friend indeed—
The plea of mercy softly breathed.
When justice threatens high,
The sorrows of a contrite heart—
These things shall never die.
The memory of a clasping hand,
The pressure of a kiss, '
And all the trifles, sweet and frail,
- That make up love's first bliss ;
If with a firm, unchanging faith;
And holy trust and high,
Those hands have. clasped, those lips have
Those things shall never die.
The cruel and the bitter word,
That wounded as it fell; '
The chilling want of sympathy,
We feel, but never tell
The hard.repulse, that chills the heart
• Whose hopes were bounding high,
In an unfading record kept,
These things shall never die.
Let nothing.pass, for every band .
Must find some work to do ;
Loge' not a chance to waken love—
Be firm, be just, and.true;
Bo shall a light that cannot fade
Beam on thee from on high,
And angel voices say to thee—
These things shall never die.
TRUTH STRANGER THAN FICTION.
A Correct Account of the 'Mysterious
(Prom the Broadhead (Wis.) Independent. Feb
About the year 18 , - Al there moved to this
village a family by the name of Burnham,
consisting of Dr. M. L Burnham, his wife,
and two children, a daughter aged 16, and a
son three orfour years younger. Mr. Burn
ham was a man of some property and of the
highest respectability. The family soon be
came active members of our village society,
the Doctor being an active member and one
of the deacons of the Congregational Church.
Dr. Burnham was a well-read physician, and
did some practlie 1n addition to keeping a
drugstore, in which Ms daughter, Ellen, as-,
sisted him as a cletik for the first two years of
the Doctor's residence here. MIS Ellen
Burnham was by no means beautiful. Her
hair and eyes were dark ; features regular,
but rather coarse and masculine; form tall,
square-shouldered and wanting in that grace
of outline that inspires admiration. If a
stranger were tempted to look at her the sec
ond time ; it would be with surprise at the
strong, masculine appearance unnatural to a
woman, especially one so young. •
Miss Burnham was not a favorite with our
young men, nor did sbe.seem anxious to be.
Her time outside of her domestic duties, was
devoted to instrumental music and to horse
back-riding, in both of which she was decid
edly accomplished. Her, life for the four
subsequent to 1856 was not unllltethat
of other young ladies of the place. She had
a large class,mostly of young ,girls,whom she
instructed in instrumental music. In the fall
of 1858, a young man by the name of Powell
tame here and was employed as principal of
our village school. Powell resigned the lead
ership of the school in the spring of 1859, and
started the Reporter, the first paper published
in-our village. During that summer he be
came intimate with the family of Dr. Burn
ham, and became engaged to Miss Burnham
in the fall following. he engagement soon
became known outside of the family. The
only surprise excited on account of it was at
the taste of Mr. Powell in selecting a girl of
such masculine appearance. Miss Burn
ham'il parents seemed particularly pleased at
the prospective marriage of their daughter,
whom they believed well qualified to make a
good wife for an editor. In February, 1860,
L W. Powell and Miss Ellen Burnham were
married by Rev, Mr. Cochran, the Congrega
The happy couple took a short bridal tour,
preparatory to settling down for life. Alter
an absence of a week they returned to the
residence'of the - bride's parents, who, in bon
er of their daughter's marriage, skist out In
to large numbers of our citizens to
wekcome 'the bride and groom. We were
present at this wedding party, and could not
but think that both the bride and groom ap
peared remarkably solemn. We did not kiss
the bride, although that was the fashion.
Our objections to the, kissing part of the
programme were a dislike to come in con
tact with an unusually heavy and black
moustache which marred the upper lip of the
Mrs. Powell became more and • more mas
culine in her appearance as she gred older.
She took a case in the Reporter office, 'and
learned the printer's trade rapidly. And in
a short lime she proved to be the best jour in
the office. She also took to smoking,in the
cultivation of which habit she proved herself
to be a printer.
In the spring of 1861, when Powell had
been married about a year and a half, the 7th
Wisconsin regimen; was organized.. Pow
ell's wife not having presented him with an
heir to nuke home doubly pleasant he re
solved to go to the war. He sought, and
through the influence of ffiends, obtained the
appointment of State agent or "wet nurse"
for the 7th, then ordered to Washington.
Mrs. Powell, being of a tough and hardy
make, resolved to amompany her husband to
the &out No objection being raised, she fit
ted herself out and went to Washington.
The regiment was for a time detained at
Washington, and Mrs. Powell made herself
happy by working up that moral town. A
few weeks after her arrival, while she was
riding on horse-back one day, her masculine
appearance attracted the attention of a Gov
ernment detective, who made up his mind
that Sirs. Powell was a man and a rebel spy.
The detective followed her about the city
and to her quarters: He dogged her steps
for several days, until, just before the regi
ment was ordered off, Mrs. Powell took it in
to her head tb return to Broadhead. She
packed up her rig, took leaveof her husband
and the regiment, and started for home. The
detective accompanied her to Chicago on the
same train, and at the Briggs House, where
the lady booked her name, he placed her un
der arrest as a rebel in dis guise.. In vain she
claimed to be a woman and the wife of a
member of thelth • regiment. She celled in
the landlady, who asserted that she had seen
Mrs. Powell at the house before. Mrs. Pow
ell finally induced the detective to telegraph
to Gov. Randall, of this State, 'and to her
husband at Washington. : Governor Randall
telegraphed back that there was such a lady.
A similar telegram arrived from Washing
ton, and the detective released her and re
turned to Washington. In a few days, Mr.
Powell reached Chicago, and the unhappy
couple made their way home to this village.
Language cannot describe the feelings of
this unhappy pair. Hardly over the first
flush of connubial felicity, and the wile had
become an object of suspicion to strangers,
and was in constant danger of being arrested
as a man. They remained here a few days,
when Mrs. Powell informed her parents that
she was going to visit her relations east. The
fond parents, little dreaming of the. arrest
and subsequent Scenes at the Briggs House,
urged her to remain and replenish her ward
robe. She readily answered that ihe could
procure more becoming and stylish garments
at the east Atter her departure, Mr. Powell
procured some cloth, and went to Mr. Moon
ey; one of our tailors, and informed him that
he wished to present his brother with a suit
of clothes. He informed the tailor that his
garments fitted his brother, and a suit made
to .fit him would be just the thing. The
clothes were made and expressed to Chicago.
Soon after Mr. Powell informed Dr. Burn
ham, the father of his. wife, that, Ellen had
changed her dress,. and was now wearing"
man's attire, and living in Chicago. The
Doctor was thunderstruck, and the mother
half crazy. The only satisfaction they could
get out of Powell was, that his wife was not
a woman, and would not dress u a woman
any longer.. The Doctor requested Mr. Pow
ell to accompany him, and they immediately
went to Chicago, where he found his,daugh
ter dresired in a suit of clothes which Mr. P.
had had made for his brother. Mrs. Powell
intbrmed her father that she was not a wo
man, and'irould no longer U to act the part
of one. The Doctor insisted upon an exam
ination.: At length, to satisfy Mr M
she consented that the late D. Brainard'
should examine her. Dr. Brainard did so,l
and informed the father that his daughter
was not a female, and had done the beat
thing to be done in clogging her attire. At
ter much sulk:Maim. Ellen permitted her
Meer to exandee her and slab* kinnelf
that she was not a woman. Dr. Bambara
then procured a situation for her under the
name of Edgar Burnham, in the 'wholesale
drug house oFJ. H. Reed & Co., in whose
employ he remained about one year. • During
this time he roomed and slept With a young
man by the name of Andrews, now iloing
business in Crosby's Opera House block. He
also became engaged to a young lady on
State 'Meet, the daughter of his landlady.
We frequently visited young Burnham at
his room on Washington street, being our•
selves at that time in the law office of Meech
& Redfield, then officing on Dearborn street
Young Burnham made up in appearance as
a man of all the beauty and grace he lacked
as a woman. Chicago had few better look
ing young Men than the former Mrs. PowelL
He was a portion of this time organist at the
_Plymouth church, Rev. J. R. Shepherd, pas
tor, and for a time organist of one of the Bap
tist churches. We were particularly amused
1 at his hearty admiration of the girls. He
would leave his piano or work any time to
look at a woman. In 1863 young Burnham
returned to Broadhead, and went into the
drug business with his father. He was at
this time engaged to the State street lady,
who was entirely ignorant of the story of her
lover's life. We have it from the best au
thority--a young man who resided in the
family of the young lady—that Burnham was
a devoted lover, and, even after he removed
to Broadhead, corresponded regularly twice
a week with his - betrothed, and paid her
visits of two or three days duration. After
hiS removal to Broadhead, he was a decided
favorite in the society here, both on account
of his good looks and his skill as a musician.
Men, women and children flocked to the
drug-store of Burnham & Son to trade, for
the cake of seeing thC young man who was
once a wife.
At length Dr. Mumham sold out his pro
perty here in 1864 and removed to Waterloo,
lowa, taking Edgar .with him, and there
opened a drug store. Soon after the remov
al 'of the family to Waterloo, Edgar sought
arid obtained in marriage the hand of Miss
Gerta Everette, one of the prettiest girls in
Spring Valley, Rork county, Wis. The Chi
cago engagement had been broken off.
They have now been married about three
years, and living at Waterloo. They have
no children as yet, all stories to the contrary
notwithstanding. Should they ever have
children, or either of them, we shall make
haste to inform our readers of the fact.
It is simply ridiculous to suppose that Ed•.
gar Burnham waa ever a mother, and quite
as insane to believe that he can be a father,
From the best of authority, namely, from
Mr. Powell, and from the summon who ex
amined him, we know that Edgar Burnham
is an It, and will never be anything else. It
is due to the young lady to whom he was en
gaged in Chicago to say that she never knew
the make-up of her lover from first to last,
and that the engagement was broken off by
her before his history became known.
Miss Everette, his present wife, knew the
facts of this remarkable case, substantially as
we have related them, and married It will
ingly of her own accord and against the wish
es of her parents. She undoubtedly knows
the facts more definitely now than we do,
and can comfort .herself accordingly. We
wish h^r joy of her union with an It, it there
is any joy in it.
From the VlLlmkorton (N. C.) Journal.]
Since the Honorable Mr. Bingham, of Ohio,
whois somewhat knotin by his anceessfid
efforts in the "taking off" of Mrs. Sorra%
has said that the negroes are as well qualified
to vote as those who have been brought up
at the tail of a wheelbarrow--meaning by this
allusion the Irish—it has become very popu
lar to repeat the alaiater by the apologists of
negro suffrage, even in the South. It can only
be believed by the ignorant and repeated by
The Land We Love, in its last issue, thus
refers to Mr. Bingham's comparison of the
Irish and Africanraces :
Does he•know that Wellington, the great
est soldier of Great Britain, way an Irishman ?
That the sweetest poet of the English lan
guage was Moore, an Irishman ? That, ac
cording to Walter Scott, the most vigorous
writer of pure idiomatic English was Swift,
an Irishman? That thegreatest British states
man was Burke, an Irishman': Does he know
What Byron said of Sheridan, the Irishman,
"He has written the best comedy, the best
farce, the best address in the English tongue,
and, to crown all, he has delivered the very
best oration ever conceived or heard of in
any country ?" -It may be sonic rebuke to
Mr. B.'s RadicaTimpuderice to tell hint that
the profoundest sensation ever made in the
British Parliament was caused by the speech ?
es of those two Irishmen. , Burke and Sheri
dan, during the trial of Warren Hastings,
The great bummer Hastings had just brought
to a successful conclusion the conquest of
India. - He had swept over that unhappy
region in the style most popular even in the
sixteenth century, stealing, plundering, burn
ing and murdering. Like a modern hero, he
endeared war to the heart of the conquering
nation by making war support itself, and by
furnishing dainty material for illustrated pic
torials of the suffering and humiliation of the
conquered people. He was therethrelisisted
and honored,' and was the Magnus Apollo,
the adored idol of the British populace. But
in this very hour of his triumph and his pop•
ularity, these two generous Irishmen had the
heart to sympathize with the wronged and
oppressed; still better, they had the courage
to denounce the demi , god and bring him to
trial. It was the Begum speech of Sheridan,
delivered on the occasion of the impeachment,
which Byron pronounced to be the master
effort of British oratory_
Will it be worth while to tell Radical stu
pidity of those world-renowned Irish writers
Sterne, Steele-and Goldsmith? Gf Shee, the
Irish poet and painter, President of the Roy
al Aetidemy? Of the great oriental scholar.
Shea, the Irishman? Of the long line of em
inent orators. barristers, statesmen and jurists
—Curran, Grattan, Lord Plunket, Sattrin,
O'Connel, shiel, ? Has this Radical
ignoramus ever heard of poor Etturter? If
not, we refer him to the school hooks. Has
he ever heard of Bishop Arelibishop
Usher—all Irishmen, and the last author offs
chronology of the Bible ? Does he know that
the.great French philosopher said of Robert
Boyle, the Irishman, "Without Robert Boyle
we-would know nothing," Does he know
that one of the most em inent of the British
Surgeons was Abernethy, the Irishman?
Does he know that the first Commodore in
the American navy was .101 m Parry,the Irish
man, whom the English tried to bribe with
$OO,OOO in money and the Captaincy of an
English frigate ?
If the honorable gentle:tem can mention a
single name among the descendants front
Guinea, Congo and Ashante, which will bear
comparison with any one of those given
above, then we will believe that Itadical
ignorance Is not so great 'as Radical wicked
A Negro Juror.
- The following scene actually occurred in
one of the North Carolina court+ recently :
Scene, a Superior Conrt in ,u ion in
North Carolina. Dittrn+l l . , Perir,nol., Ne
gro on the jury, and courmel ot ; jeetini to his
,(tog.)—"Sam, are yon' K free
"Have you any land r.
"No, sur." •
"What do you mean, then. i. FA% ng you
are a freeholder?"
"I means bein' free and 11 , .1.1kre on and all
"What is a verdict, Sant t
"I dun know, aur."
"What is a defendant ?'
"I dun know, sue; rse gram 'hunt dew,
Counsel -: I submit to your honor
that this negro is utterly incompetent.
- Let General jury
der be read.
It is read, and ito positively It the
negro in question, and all other lilse in
North Carolina, that the poor .1‘1.1 . .., who
would be pricked from his ben..., !be
bayonet did be do'otherwl.e, is t ,rre i .1.. de
cide for the competency, and 1't.,1:,.t.500,
with his mouth wide open, i+ ,w,ra in.
And this, gentle reader, is the t.:_ con., di,
the jury business in the State; of snit
South Carolina, Georgia, Florid 4, m,,t,,tms,
Mississippi, Arkansas and Tes, .13dge
Aldrich resisted in South Catoritia. end oil
went his head. Judge Reese
Georgia and they trolled him • d0,: , 1 ri,k
nine-pi n, Judge Ward resisted iu
and not only lost his seat but came co•dr
ing laid by the heels to boot. The
Supreme Court resisted, and tordly it.
Chief Justice...and his two brethrtm ,tre in
another State earning their bread in th. , if
age at the bar.
"You lost two legs in the army, yo.‘ 4 ;
what did you gain by It?" asked a gvdtl.--
man of a prisoner. "Simile blessedness, sir,"
he reillied " for after that no artuasu would
Gra. Grant at Galena.
Prom the 0 3**asalL.Deuxtntta
We are repeatedly called upon, to common
with others of our velloT alums, by letters
from different parts of th• • Union, for infor
mation in regard to the •odecedents, moral,
social and political. a Gen. U. S. Grant, or
Gen. Samuel Ulys:vt-i Grant, according to a .
lath newspaper writer, who says he derives
die information fr om Sam's own father, who,
if he knows anything, ought to know his own,
son's name. .
Having no personal feeling against U. 8.
Grant,or S. U. Grant,we haver-onsequently no
objections to an answer to these queries, and
to state fairly all that is known, or can be
brought, forward, in regard to the political
opinions of this gentleman. As to hts social
and moral 'miter, we have little to say at
present ; but, as to his politics, wo .have ex
cellent authority to whom we can refer for
proof—that is, it Gen.- Grant ever had any
fixed opinions while ho resided in Galena.
U. S. Grant, or 8. U. Grant, came to this
city about nine years ago. His father was a
resident Of Covington, Ky. bad a leather
store here, and 'Was engaged, through his
two sons, Orville and Simpson Grant, in the
purchase of hides, which were shipped to
Covington. Hither came' Ulysses, after he
wandered out of the United States army,
and was employed as a kind of a porter about
the establishment He was equally un
known to fame or society here, and so re
mained until his good luck came into play
with that of the Black Republican dynasty
of A. Lincoln.
It has been repeatedly stated that Grant
voted for Douglas at then Presidential elec
tion of 11360, which resulted in the triumph
'Black Old Abe and the eternal aluez!"
Afraid it has been said that both he and ids
brother voted for A: Lincoln. His brother
did. vote the Republican ticket, but Sam did
not cote at aIL He told one gentleman that
if be did vote, he would prefer to do so for
Bell and Everett, the Know Nothing candi
dates. , To another gentleman he expressed
his preference for Judge Douglas, adding
however, that he did not like to oppose the
wishes of tie father and brother, who were
Republicans; thus exhibiting the same vas
dilating course in politici that he does at
present. Know Nothingism appears at all
times to be his predominating political char
acteristics. . -
But few of our citizens knew 11. fi, or S.
11. Grant during his residence here; and it
was not until the title Of General was at
tached to his name that they began to in
quire:- "Who and what is this Gen. Grant
who is announced ass distinguished citizen
of - Galena?" "We never knew him'!" "What
is he—what did he do here?" Everybody
seemed astonished that we "had a Bourbon
among us," and had ignorantly been nursing
a military-genius in oar midst, who was des
tined (politically at least) . to overslaugh all
It is venerably understood that there is and
has been for -some time past, in &Ct. ever
since Gen. Grant loomed up in the political
horizon, quite a contest or rivalry as to the
particular individual who that lent Grant a
helping hand—both E. B. Washbarne and
Dick Yates claiming the merit of being his
It appears, that, on the breaking/out of the
rebellion, U. S. or S. U. Grant, (we had bet
ter-call him Sam, for short,) wii,ndered to
Springfield, and obtained. temporary employ
ment as a clerk or peace affintant in the office
of that moral, sober and exemplary chief
magistrate, Governor Richard Tates, the::
buetly atttempting to organize the militia o
Illinois. It was here the first stroke of gore
luck occurred to him. A regiment was bel:.
organized, and Dick was about to appoit
certain A. IL Colonel thereof, against w 1,.• .1
the officers of the embryo corps rel.:
stoutly. "Who, then, shall I appoint" sal
Excellency. "Anybody but a Trade
responded the Captains and Lieutenants •
em. 'There's Captain Grant; how w. •
do—he's a West Pointer ?" says Dick, k • ti
WWI writingat Si table in the room.) "Contee • "
answered the officers, and Grant was in, •
diatele commissioned by the Governor Ce • ,
nel of the Twenty-First Illinois regime
and who,yrobably, in that capacity, was .
best appointment that Dirk had made.
Ulysses Sam, or Sent Ulysses, after h:••
singularly eecidental torten,. in getting the
regiment:had next to raise the funds toequip
himself. Hie preeent admirers were not the
men to aseist him ; they seep! aloof ; although
many hf .heut it the time were making mon
ey out of mew contracts. He was poor ; they
were rich. Ilea own fatuity refused to aid
him, and•had it nut been tor the kindness of
a gentleman, who was .t D etioemt, and had
been-at one time connected with his father in
business, he would • not have been- able to -
purchase his outtiO
Up to this time it is .ssid that Sam Grant,
had never known E. B. W' islibume or Wash
bunae known Sam, although some members
of his family had politically stood by Wash
burne. The Congressmau had often passed
and repassed the unknowu hero in blessed
ignorance of who and what he was.
When and where they found out their re.
spective merits is unknown to us. So also
others of our citizens, who now adulate, awn •
upon anti worship Grant, hailing him as the
"Agamemnon' of the army, never recognized
him, patronized him, or ettended to him the
right 'head of fellowship until Washburne
led the way ; atter he had been manufactured
into a General, and then it was that he was
first deemed worthy of their distinguished
Such is a brief sketch of' the Galena career
of "Uncle Sam" Grant, as he was wont to be
called by his old emneeles in the regular ar•
my. We have "naught extenuated or sot
down aught in malice." His good luck in
things personal has adhered to him thus fits.
As we have before rein-irked, the very men
who knew hitamot, who never extended to
him their hands in friendship, or their hespis
tality to him or his family, or even visited
them—who, in flue, while 11.- was in the.
humble employ of his father, under the di
rection of his younger brother, gave him the
cold shoulder—are now his most obsequious
servants. and in conjunction with and .at the
nod of E. B. Washburne, purchased and
furnished for him a house at the enormous
expense - of some six thousand dollars, tusk
ing the whole country ring with their gene
rosity. On the other band, the few who out
of pity for his poverty and forlorn condition,
showed him kindness, appear to have been
totally forgotten by this distinguished "citi
zen of Galena."
We speak only of Grant in connection
with this city. , Although he has shown •
Chrjstian spirit in forgiving his enemies, and
doing good to those who Icapitefully used
him. This tact may entitle him t•i an election
as an honorary member if the Young Men's
Chilotian Atsociatioan, hit certainly does not
fit him rot the carp of dictator over the ten
Southern Statee.- or Pre-hlent of the whole
is premised here very generally, and
thef'n re those among us who - "roll the sweet
morel under their lips" daily and nightly,
that. 4hould Grant's good luek elect him
President, our eity - of Galena will be highly
benefited. ..The Cabinet, in whole, or the
greater part ; it to be selected from among our
citizens. The 'Hon. E. H. Wmithurne will
Seeretan of Stay onr gallant aboriginal
Parker Sl:eretary Interior; While our
former Dem,xmitie counselor, J. A. Rawlins,
will receive the Department of War. We
have ev..n great it tnkeri, who might be per
auaded to accept the Treasury Department,
such at, the gentleman lately elected President
of the tir.uit ('lot,, of fillene. in fact, we
alwa fit kor tarok th.::ni , •lve.. fit) for auv
position, and why 'Mould they not be reward
ed for their life-long drywion to Sam Ulystes
or Ulyse' Sam grants
"Nortf.—This zuntlomsn w r its E. A. Col
lins, Esq., then uttent. now a citizen of
Davenport. lowa, a man of. wealth and high
position. to whom sny. inquiries touching
:lA4 matter mieht al , l - rr.Aeil, and Whole
reliability will be P11(1.114 , ' I by Gen. Grant
hitscwif.—Erst. CLKVF:IAN L. PIALN GE 41L.`: It.
1, - Kttir worthy Itsocriattn by - the Wall , of
Grizzle, was drowned -•••ne• time since, and
311 search for the 10,4 1 pr ,red tmovallintr.
After it hart heen in the wits borne mond''',
however, it wag discovered floating on the
stem.* and taken to the :.,:tore, wherenpon
Mr. Swish INA, at once dispatched to convey
'the intelligence to the much afflicted widow.
•Well, %Ira. Grizzle, we have found Mr;
"Ye 4 w•r :,are—tint jory sot on it, mit
fo.outit 4 7 til of eels!"
"You ,I , l:t't May MT. Grizzle's body is full ot!
Vit., it i 4. s•c 1 w.• t .1 know what yo.t
will have clove with it
"Why, how' ai•rt; .--11 do you think there
I.: in him 1."
—Why, Ahout to, IPA? - -
"Well. then ,a had better heed
the eel, 'up to the ho t+t, .tad set him again."
Tut.: Springfield R.....inbliest: thinks that if
urttehts are made in . livnven, it tshnitt ixs
well, in many instattets, ttl-poetporie• this
°ere:lloElT until the hri le and grooms take up
there remdence them.
exchange aaya : "Lf our wife wanted Vs
run aK..y with another man, we would wilt
Fri Ooddpeed, for we, think too much of bet
to her her want for anythint."
WHIT i 6 the difference brtween a harbelo
and a mother? One Immune to-shave, an
the ether - has ahavere to raise.