The Erie observer. (Erie, Pa.) 1859-1895, August 06, 1868, Image 1

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be .arictly nilliered to. In reel:on:11z
advertNenionts, an Ineli is con,lilereil
~.itaire. Anything 1.. s than an Inch 1, rated
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nit) .\ dintplAratrtri' Notices VI
„•,. 1..)t ray Nottees each;
ht nut) D eat h,. pc ,
3.1.) It fon to rosin 11 r Tiitp.4!
• , •hol p.ii 1 ot por lino of Eight
poi' for,.-e
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Editor nip! Itriipriotitri
Uusiness itotirr's
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of ILe Pe xte Farrar Ilan Binding
I. 1111.3 LET,
\ ttorn , Lax, Peach street, above bin i in
Dip1..,1.21w, Pa. nr.7'47.
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p,.,1 , 1. No. 5.9 Street. oppo , lte
Po. 0 live I on, front M. 1,
1;11..old from 1,,V, 3 I'. M. 601t0 0 7-11.
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111110 t, in P.o-;,-.1.:,1,c1;', 11:0'
t,f Vv. Erie, Pa,
t 1.41 and conn•ll , ,l,n .7d( -111.111
Lst :14eLit4, SLltt• 4.lcit (f, - , rnt r 'Sint 11, ,
Pa. Advances made "n eons t;trtn.
C•n:ntry Vendue atttt,ded ln an: part of
tit , county.
Tailor and Clothe.; rnion I!look.
el , ve Pr. Ben neWs ofriee. Clothes made, clear
('l and repaired on notice. Tel his Ms re:-
v•rthle as ally.
Attorno.... at I.lw, Prtale. ,, l, Offlr r In
Yyrr'e. ..t. l'lt note Cita-,
ovor Korn p•... It wk • lioltn ton ht I
Cnllovlbrm pimnpt:,N In alt park of tnle
oil r0,21,av„.
lu.r. it,z.r.vs;
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Wholeiale cleat in lini.l an I ‘oft Writ, Erie.
P.l. II tvi9r4 1 ir 40,1 I` , I,: t
tht nlnn c 11:0111,1 tit in. we nee. I - lit. ft tnt
the rniil Mole, 11.1"
eminently wnrllr i c -, +t p dron•
02.0 or (Mr 01'1 ir“-111 , n 01' I'lo Ail,.
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M umfactiat n!, Itr , ! n T.n,
Japan :111.1 . W &Still - 4t(11.....
Truninin . I,"2!!Cribiql, Eri n Pa !!r
-,ler. //1.14; ty: attended
P p , Trlc;. Ct-r
-11. or. Tip r. open • r.ll hours. '1 ).•
1,..1 :111.i I •thil` :11%701 - . with the s t
!fru tho Ins,rict t. uz:,.r.'.
l' • .I( • in,
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rttslikilt•! , , \o.::;1 •t
VII on Fd:e Co., P 4,. 1:-ur g e. T:l), , fr
pn ipra.tor. Good acroziaudd,lon,4 and modt
Lex charg,. ,
(41.:1). C. IIkINICE'r.r, M. L.
Inn 011100, 1:.1-1 Park St.,
r flour (-torr , ,-I,nard-.1,1 tht , r,-
W, , nr , , , of ('. W. 1:e1 , ), 2d (1(1 , ,r Noutli I,f I:v. , M., ? (, t . 0111,, ho , -.r,
fro , ,i 11 a. 1,1. unti l '2 P. in. myliro(rll.
7. h. II 11.1. , C1:, .1. B. .
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`uTotolled toolth 1.11,1.0 :o1.1r;:o t. t t
r.orillltUle. f0•,}27
mud Buffalo st , .. Doyle,
proprietor. Itect or acconitliodatiou, fur pople
Pout the eonutry. Good stable nttached,
New Store, Walther's Bloch.
subicrlber Nvould cttl the attention of the
public to his splendid stock of
Npring and Slimmer Dry Goads,
Just received and olrerod at
I hare a large assortment of
Domestics, Prints, Dress Goods, &c.,
knght at Jaw priers and conseqnsntly can stql
vt:fy low. Call and t. xuraine my ,torlr..
,nown with pleasure.
Stutt - St.
130N - El2 & k-LrES,SI
and ItN,LII :n nll kin , 01
Anvils, Bellows, Nails,33,
Leather and Rubber Dcßing,
Machine Packing, Cutlery,
Saws, riles,
a general assortment of Iron, tilt el
and Carriage hardware.
no , oltrstnnd of .T r. J. V. T:•ri
!.oI S.t.tre street, a few de. r!(.-!!!
alit's,-13- •
30/11.1 Liudi. 1310 Peach tl;:ecet.
, Itt tail t , r In
14 ." 11 .4 wt,ly or/ te , l :all (TO:rely sacw,e-t , ,cl;
• I},r ua Fr, I,..rcd to oiler superior induce
to all who Inay give rte a Can.
e.,%.11.111,cr t i 4 el)/"` Q44/ 1 ). Pesch btreet, south
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SIICCC , SOT WI% 41 M. firllirti,lo(qaT, la now re
, • am a splemtat assortment of
(i 1 O( i:ruE , Ii )VI'IONS,_
Li lii 'iv 11“,, Nve , ,tl:ll ae.l Stone Ware
do. largu stock of
1 ork, P.l "Erle, Pa.
ITltolenle awl Iletail Grocc:ry Store.
P. A. BECITErt 5.7 CO.,
Nm th-En , ,t, Corn.. r I a"1: and French St.,
Would r‘ , .portfttlly rill o.ier.ttention of the tom-
1,11 , 1%1(3' L, thety large stock of
Cii•oc!c•i•ie anti l?i•oyi>;ions,
P. l..rh h arc (IC 11'0113 lo sett at
TIIF:n riticES!
co-_ are prepared
a ea!!!
•T' - ;:, p rior lot of
• Pl:l3.'d LIQUOR'4,
.r.)r •,; Int,le. to they direct,
t•: • •,. ,• 0;1
1h1.r..111.1V.111,. " (pi( ; .'IOI.II 0111'• find
a 111 II e Ili, 1,t0,1cy."
_A_ 7<T 0 IN - 13 13. O -
II,•:^ n ., p1,111,1!•1 ;rtincl/t of
1-:1021 , 4, NuTioNs,
.11.:.:Lt'121/.1_1NWA11.12. 9
f , a call will go away
.11:1.1 , Llik• tti,e,, f• lOWer than those of
Illy tottt_t It. tt, ht the have.
t;o att3 - part of the city free of
Carpet ,& Dry Go(iiis House
IN N. W. rr-,:;:;s71.1.-.1.:crA.
A cotArpicto to,l; Slacc , . longs, Pr
Cloths, .tineking , , Flaunelii Irish uu.l French
W II 1.'1"1,1 CA; 0 ()DS, , izaty,
CaWand g(t prir4 w before pure:lnning
arrT67-Iy. N0.34.1t. Marb:o Front, State St
New Dry Goods Store !•
- No.-132.2Peah St.,
lids c,n a splendid b tocli of Dry Coifs's,
“.1-Istilaz of •
Black not el Silk., Paisky and Summer
•.:1':‘131 - . A Ti-no and Spreads,
N0tz. , 11 , , OP"
anal:, Ica a , ;oltllleilt of every.
1'.,104 ui
wn!,l: off vory n for ....a.‘ll. Ile Lnvites
eunipoti t , 11. :11.1 /egth ni., ervry our, to Call and
e1..11,1 7.0
- DD.:REM 1:;22 l'enell St.
? , r ” .l:nirk
11'11 1 ,1 1 1 1 1 1 1: f ,, r -den num!, er of good Farms
, lu tltia.,:t lit p ut, of thecounty at mate
-1,1! ,Iti, ;to" totmer privet. Buyers
11.1 1,11 o our betor e purebmsing.
1 , 111-.1 x.11: 1 ••4-1, at s, .; miles west elf tile
ttS ltilltinutt-. orchard of grafted fruit, all
hint, of f4a..1, st it all tint best of gravel and
1 a 1: wl l l-:t 01. think we aro safe in
•• t:, i.atttr small placeean be found
~ t, esto learn more pattlea
1Lae11,5.211,1, nett street,a form
, r .1 ,, ',0 11. I ..rter,lll,.. present owner.
Nl -1 .1 1 (IN It VA 11' , I—I 11. e I tovtd Russell place,
00 ,1 c„rlnerly a part t,t tim'l hos, 3leKee proper
-7; ten' am, timber which has
~ .11 ii palled: 2 <tit y new frame dwelling
It u. F 01,• ge xl . Price,
.1' :.7. 4 )ii , 1r,^7 , 1. tilt) sand
11,:lll of Si oil,
i.,luht - .t 11,
191 ma
c , llllty,t hloirs.thr , y : In. cheap.
11.\;1 , 1Ar: ,, , IIT'Ir.DINCe I.or
~n.. .;( - I: l, •ornerstnut.
, p.cly 1, about 12 , /
Tut.: Y.ront Ple , If 1,,,t, d t y gin VI . / , 1.111,Z001t Val cr.
nn1 , 1!• , .r in i• rai,l ],g ood
n 10.:111 on lb • , (a.,on, an.;
rolit,• .1 nurnhor more trill 1;, , built tll ,, e , nning
Al', 111,11 k th,•,n. 11,
ht .t cntr,t-
In ,• ai: in a .. „, rn't tt wny nov.' offering. 'form.> '41 , 50
In hand, halaiive on
UrrAGR 114)rsE,,
11l Sty (....utpletc,l.jut-IL, all the Mal
ru C7ll, 11,.. lialC ou Myrtl”, I..twevn
T. Dr. winimin pro-
R ra private Ros
t,: oLe ,, , et j.rit, nuuii teetwe(l. Now le the
tooe t i nr7rll*l-.
A 111:1:11 , .. r of 1,0: wiTlitrdon.l Voiirth Orects
betwt all f,P1..g1 and Gorman. Terms $5O to
voam' tI tn •
1:414-1.1. 1 IIAY ES & KEPLER.
rII , IIE UN; ED otter , . fbr sale Ifh+ vain
-1 al farm, vo the Ruh! road, In Ifarbor
crt I•etleln , ,,, tint, , oath of the Colt Sta.
t:4 , 11 r"".41, and 1; s hem N, . It COll.
1 di', l'!IV-1;%k :1 , 1. • 4;1'1, erl‘tv porches all I.m.
pro% e4I :did in tho highest 0t ate of culLlVittlott.
The Intlfl I. yu,d to the vety be , t in that seetion
4,1 th , ~ e n( 'f.i.• h 4 111 4 114,g, comprise a sto
iv a :ill 1t'..:1-tory kitchen and good
penal It, awo , t , l imm, anti work
huse; L.; h f 101 1 - I; aslteil 70 feet
14.147, h the 4 ! „ 1::111 , 1 ::11111 , ‘Ileer , ..a.
ry 0t7.0,11111111.4, A be.t., la,' 1 401 of bolt Water,
lA , Welt n v ,, r hats. is uL the hitelien door. There
Is an on . llaril 5,,111 .140 apple tr' es, all grafted,
and hearliez ; ah.1:111 ql , ..nplanceof almonteyery
oth, r loot Li. it in I h i. ne.4lll4orliood.
The only reason a ht' - I wish to 1,41 Is that, I am
going en,b.,rl; in another occupation,
Tenn , nt,z,l.• apph IEI2 to HO 011 the
pll Luis, or h. Hon.
Erie,,l'a. • .1..\. SAWTELI,
dec";-tf. Poet Olfee .1.41411 c ,g, I'a.
-Et/2:crie WritOtt & Co.,
I. Inv:pal MI , . o, Wriglit'., Block, corner
Wn.,'.llnnt on and Cuter Sts., Corry, Pa.
nico Er:o. P. 1., Wail 11. D. llaverstick, No. 9
1:8,t 1 h".:-ani
::rie. -
tu of rlark ez Metcalf,
(, of the r,rm of Eliot,
t t. , tonetlwr for
t!,.e purp,q, , dou4t neral banking butd
-1.,, in it. I aan, ~e-, up. lied on Wednesday,
I,t. In lila nuell racently oceupiell by the
eeon,l, N40.1.'11,11 Sank. t ()mg.!. State street and
Paz k Itow; cow:, t,it,ag to the business of Clark
Met, all. la to tiN• oiv, d p Int nersbip on theist
of i,hut, tjoodwin d:
tl. ,, olvint; on the sanie date, we hope
baacol.l:nuan.t. tlie latronage eretofore
JOB PRINTING of every• kind, in largo or
elimiirioantiliel, plain or colored, done in
the beet 3t. Vlv, 412 d at moderato prices, at the
Observer Office
m twit
C:::1 sue u 4, at the
F. , _7111;.I. U DECKER
Tcas. Syrups,
"i , Os, Fltill, SC.,
irs,:cLoN & PRO.,
No. Lu 1 French St
ijr7 C;00115.
WARYER 11.1109.,
Farm , : for Sale.
111 (Jilt Lot. 2,;'1
II arr.l for Sale.
I,,iczeLle. Denim; lu
- Penn-a.
RooMind's German Tonic,
The great Item edles for all Diseases of She Liver,
Stomach or Digestive °Maw!.
Is composed of tha pnrojuices (or, as they are
medicinally termed, Extracts) of Roots,
Herbs an d Darks, TT making a prepara
tion highly concern- 11 trated and entirely
free from alcoholic admixture of any
iloollandN German Tonic
Is a combination of an , the Ingredients of the
tatters with the perest quality of Santa Cruz
Rum,Orange, ete., making one of the most
Pleasant anti agreeable remedies ever offered to
the public.
Those preferring a Medicine, frog from Alco
holic adalLxture, will use
Thom) who have no objection to the combina
tion of the Bitters, as stated, will reie
They are both equally good, and contain the
same medicinal virtue.% the choice between the
two tieing a mere matter of taste, the Tonic be
ing the most palatable.
The btomach, from a variety of causes, such
as Indigestion, Dys-pera, 3:ervoris De
bility, etc., it very ("A up to have its func
tions deranged. The 1, j - Liver, sympathizing
RA closely as it does with the otomach,
then Ix comes affected, the result of which Is
that the patient su tiers from several or more of
the following diseases: '• . . • .
Omstipat ion , Flatulence, Inward Piles, Full
ness of Blood 144 the Head, Acidity of the Stom
ach, Naucea, heartburn, Disgu,t for Food, Full
nes, or Weight in the Stomach. Sour Eructa
tions, Sinking or Fluttering at the Pit of the
Stomach, Swimming of the Head, hurried or
Difficult Breathing, Flattering at the heart,
Choking or Suffocating SenSai 1011 when In a
hilts pwattre, I/Lioness of Vision. Pots or Web;
liefoie the Sight, Pull Pain in the Bead,
cienrc of Perspiration, Yellowness of the Skin
and es, h
Pain in the Side, Back, Chest, Limbs,
etc., Sudden Flushes of eat, Burning of the
Constant Imaginings of Evil and Great
DepresNlou of Spirits.
The sufferer from these di:wages should exer
cke the greate , t caution in the selection of a
remedy for hi , ' case, purchasing on 1 y
thnt which he it as- •CI sured front his in
vestigations and in- k quirt es possesses
true merit, is skill- • fully compounded Is
free from Injurious inetrethents and has estab-
IMied for ft,elf a reputation for the cure of
these di,cases. In this connection we would
submit these well-known remedies—
1 - 100VIAA-NIO
Prepared by
Dn. C. IS. .T.A.ciisoN,
Twenty-two yewssince they were first Intro
duced Into thiscountry front bermanY, during
which time they have undoubtedly performed
more cures, nud benefitted sufferinghurnanity
to a greater extent, than any other remedies
known to the public.
These remedies will effectually care Liver Com
pl a int , Jaundice, Dyspepsia, Chronic
or Nervous Debility, TI Chronic Diarrhoea,
Diseases of the neys andel' diseas
es arising from a ills- orde rod Liver,
Btomaeli, or lutestines,,
Resulting from any cause whatever ; Prostrn•
Lion of the Svstern, induced hy Severe
Labor, hardships. EZmiure,
Fevers, Etc.
' There is no medicine extant equal tc; these
reinedich in such cases. A tone and vigor Is im
parted to the whole system, the nppetite Is
strengthened, food is enjoyed, the stomach dl
geSts promptly, the blood is purified, the com
plexion becomes sotuid and healthy, the yellow
tinge is eraclintted from the eves , a bloom is
given to the cheeks, find the week and nervous
invalid becomes a strong and healthy being.
l'ersons advanced in life, and feeling the hand
of time weighing heavily upon them, with all
its attendant ills, will find in the use of lids
BITTEPa, or the TONIC, an elixir that will In
stil now life Into thoinveins, restore in n meas
ure the energy and ardor of snore youthful 1.1N.x,
build up their shrunken forms anti give health
and happiness to their remaining years.
It Ls a well established fact that, fully 4analialf
of the female portion of our population
are seldom in the en.. T joyment oof g o 0 d
health ; or, to use 1J their own expres
sion, "never feel - well." They are lan
guid, devoid of all energy, extremely nervous,
and havo no appetite.
To this elms 6f persons the lIITI'ERS, or the
TONIC, L 3 L.ipecially
Weal: and delicate children are made E,tronq
by the use of either of the.° remedies. They
xvill cure every ease of MARASNIUS, withwut
fail. Thousands of eon Lfirates have accumula
ted in the hands of the proprietor, but space
will all 0* of but ft w, Those, It will be observed,
are 11101 of note mactof such standing that I lwy
tut.,t be belies, I.
Tv...a.-113 , 14110114 - 1A.11.45 z
Lx-('blot Justine of the Supremo Court. 0 1
Pentis!, lv:utia, writes:
PIIIT.ADELPITIA, March 16, 'Nil'.
flmiltoonsnd's German Bitters is
Food tonie, m.elnl In 4 diseases of the di
ge,t.Lve organs, aria I of great benefit in
eAses(.4 debt' want of n,•rvons at
lion in lay s.yst, al, Yours truly,
CEO. W. Ati()ODNV.A.D.O."
Judge of the Supreme Court: of reungyivatha
Pri ILADELPII fA, .April Z',
"I consider Hoofiand's Germ a.n Bitters n yala•
nble medicine in caso of attacks of Indigestion
or Dyspepsia.. I can certify this froni my expo
rienec. ours with respect.
111031 REV. JOS. 11. R.E4.N7.. ARD, D. D.,
Pastor bf the Tenth Baptist Church, Phila.
DR. JAcirSoß—Dear Sir:—l have freqnentlY,
been requested to connect my name with rec
omtuendations of different kinds of medicines,
but regarding the practice as out of my appro.:
priale sphere, I have In alt cases declined; but
with a clear proof in various instances,
and particularly in lky my own family; of
the usefulness of Dr. 11 Hoofland's German-
Bitters, I depart for once from myosual:
course to express my full conviction that, for
ileueral Debility of the System, and especially
for Liver Complaint, it Is a sale and valuable
preparation. In some enies it may full; but,
usually, /doubt not, it will be very beneficial to
those who suffer front the above cause.
- Yours very respectfully,J. IT. REN NARD,
Eighth, below Coates, SI.
lissLitant Editor Chridinu Chronicle, Phihurn
I have derived decided bent flt from the use of
Hoofland's Gerronn Bitters, and feel it my priv
ilege to vcommend them as a most valuable
tonic to all who are suffering from General De
bility or from diseasev arising- from derange.,
meld of the Liver. Yours truly,
Moorland's German Remedies arc munterfclt
ed. See that the Sig- nature of C. M.
JACKSON is on the wrapper of each bot
tle. All others are _ll./ counterfeit. Princi
pal office and mann- factory at the Ger
man Jtedictne Store, No. 631 Arch street, Phila
delphia, Pa.
CHAS. M. EV ANS, Proprietor.
Foe znerly C. 31...7ACKE0N 4: CO.
Hoolypd's German Bitters, Per bottle, $1 (j
tlg cl g i gi i :e s r%lt il le l , n o; r gh= l :2l ll jr r s). 63t-
Do not forget to moraine well the orlido
artier bn to get the genulzie.
The. Not Block Dry Goads Store !
$190,0Q0 Worth err New .; anti Desirable Patterns,
Summer Silks, Itussett Mixtures, Ohene Poplins, Pequas,
--1 1fargallteg - Quilts from lia.tsco and .llpwards.
We keep all klrolq of goodq usually a lle 1 for In a Dry Goods Store, Awl bine- no refuse
roods, but ezoleavor to keep those that will please all who want good and durable articles..
Alpacas=--Blacl►, Brown , and Drab---Splendid Goods !
A_ Tinge Stol*: of Delairierg,
C'onslstlng of Idorrlnme, Sprtnplefi, Americana., Cochecoes, and all other popular makes.
O . A. I 1
That eveiy body has been calling for and can now be supplied with. They tingeing like the dew
0 •
In the Zltirket. New York Watasutte, Lonsdales, Fruits of the Loom, &a., a"
20,000. Yards, Cheap .Musliii.s,
We have Just received from the /Manufactory
50,000 Yards of Brown !
that WO are willing that our emnomers shonia carry away, as we have not room far tbbn/. OUT
' • counters ere 'loaded down with Domestic, Goods, bought previous to the
:Tow is tlw time to buy, before they go hlgber.
_ , Edson
.Churchill & Cc)
Next - door South of the Post Mite. • ,
04) 4
North-West Corner of State Street and the Park.
Job Printing of Every Description
Ina style of unsrurpastnd ncatnr.q. mut nt prices to compete with any other office - in the North
West. our PILV.SFS are of the
Our T./Tr.:ell NEW, and of the YRATEST STYLES, and our War/SHEN equal to any in the - coaa
ir). With thu „Machinery and Material we now possess, we feel fully warranted in
ciafioliut that' Flcr, in, the western Part oftlie State EXCELS, anti
only one or two equal toi, In facilities for turning out work In a
Z . 7-
iced, and r.•oriz v.rarrantfd not to he Inferior to that done in the Eastern citlea.
Cards,. Letter r and Bill Heads, Circulars, Statements,
blvre made itrroritt.trionts with the Intorst and bolt rstahllshnlent In Buffalo .for proetirrog
any sort of Cop:tying that may ho needed, in es good style and at
tut Naeltinery,• Scais, Autographs., Maps, Portraits, &e.,
By ont.ttist lug them to nA will ho nsgnreil n goo,' Woo of *mit in the most prompt and satisfac
tory itinmner. Eugpigs furnished either,on Wood,iitonn
nook Tiindinfr„ lim.ling, &e.
• I; i thin department we have facilities that, are unsure yeti Persons having printing to bedew,
thr ,t requires Ruling or Binding in connection, will find itto their interest to entrust it to as. We
WI it guarantee that it shall be performed in' workmanlike manner, raid that the charge will be
as moderate as can be alibrded.
Tile. liberal patronage_ex/cultd to this office during , the lest two years has eilteerned 115 to
Make every effoit possible to deserve the favors of our friends, and w!g
e nom take especial ratifi
cation In Informing them nod the public that we have succeeded in fitting up an - establishment
equal to every requirement of therommuldi Y.
We are determined to compete with the beat, and only, ask a trial to satisfy any ono that we
etaini no more thau, we art Justly entitled to.
.ILJEGrA_.I_. .11314.ALINTICS. •
Clitnstantly on hand si full supply of Attnrney'e,..instlees of the yearn and Ounstablo's Slants,
of , tho /11QA approved forests. &hos JUNIN DisJTbd of every Waif. and =al= elLego in in
bstl4o. •
OF.A.T AND GRAND' prmrta:
For IniliuS nut 311.sses, cOnsibilug In part of
ziAncsocmg, sAcoNETTs, SWJQ9F9,•F.TV.
Very Handsome rattern4, Superior to any In Town.
trout S to 121-2 Cents.
ILL: ing Ilitcd bp our cifllee In the
nro preparciftr!do
t3l rct:A nit< ration given to'the prfnUng of
And. zt:l the hinds of work In use by Business Men.
Parties , wanting Cuts of
No. 3 Noble Block.
ap23 , ca
What Paddy' Thinks.
OW Mather Radical ParthY, it's a very
fine sthory •
• That ye tell of the iojer boys brave ;
How they died on She field frill - of murther
_,, and glory,
The ethers and the athripes for to save ;
How the childer at home were a sighin' and
Por their father, that had but a ditch for a
But don't yon think that ye're lying some
what when ye spake it,
An' tluyin' to buy up their votes Irld ye'r
• trash,
Else why do ye pay. off their pensions in pa
While the bondholders handle the bard
yellow cash ?
Ah I •ye know that you spake what is false as
ould Sathan ;
But you'll fool us no more wid your blar
ney abd trash.
Just look, if ye plaze, at•the boys that were
Broken down walla) wars, crippled vete
. cans an' poor,
Payin! their own an' the bondholders' taxes,
While the bondholder handles his "shin
ers" galore. ,
Ye would pay off the rich men in gook!, ar
rah, would ye ?
An' the poor man in shinplasters' cause he.
is poor ? •
An' ye think that the boys are in ,love wid
yer Gheneral,
But there's where ye're fooled very badly,
,ye'll see ; •
He kept us poor boys penned up for the nay-
An' , WC swore we'd be even if we ever_ got
• free
An' we tell Misther Grant he can stay from
the White Rouge,
An' he'll mind what we tell him, shure as
can be.
He once used to tell us to move into battle
Over hundreds and heaps of the wounded
and slain, •
And smoke his cigar ns though it was fuu
nin' ;
IBut he'll never command us in that way
again ;
Begorra, we'll make him resign in Novem
Till he thinks he is tanned or n tanner
again !
Hon. Thos. A.-Hendricks, United States
Senator from Indiana, upon his return home
from Congress, received a most enthusiastic
reception at the hands of the people of Indi
anapolis. A speech of welcome was made
by Hon. Jos. E. McDonald, and in response
to the loud calls-of the many thousands pre
sent, Senator Hendricks spoke as follows :
)111. urzinmess! sPELCII
It gives me great pleaQure,'after the ex
hausting labors of a protracted session of
Congress, once more to stand aluonF yon,
my neighbors and friends, and receive the
cordial welcome :with which you honored
me, and for which I thank you. The politi
cal atmosphere of Wa.shington is marky,
heated, and oppressive, but here the light is
bright and cheering, and the bremes are pure
and refreshing. Far removed from the great
political center,.you are not under its influ
ences, nor do you feel its power';' but inter
ested in the labor and business offthe country,
and through your children connected with
the great future, you have no scheme to de
vise, and no sinister ends to accomplish ;
you allow but one purpose and cherish but
one hope, the greatness of our country and
the prosperity and happiness of the people.'
Standing in the Capital of Indiana, I fuel the
throbbings of the plbpnlar heart, and bowbe
fore the unselfish courage of brave and true
Midway in the march of time we have
'sprung up and grown to be one of the most
powerful nations in the world ; and in the
providence of God, we are blessed with a
form of government and system of institu
tions calculatekin a wonderful degree, to
promote prosperity and develop our great
ness. Upon us is devolved the duty and re
cumsiblitiv of maintaining our greatness and
preserving our institutions. Dees any man
shirk this duty or avoid this responsibility ?
Like the soldier who refuses to guard thq
camp, or falters in the fight, let him cover
his face in shame and flee from the presence of
man. It is your. duty, as it is mine,, with
calm sad honest minds- to Consider every
question that effects the public welfare, to
see that bad men are driven from power, and
that tiw public good suffers no harm. Of
the past and the present we must judge cor
rectly, that errors and evils may be avoided
in the future.
Traveling onward we have reached the
end of another political journey. Here paus
ing, let us review its scenes and incidents,
and decide whether-we shall pursue the same
or seek another road. For eight years one
political party has been in power, and one
class of men have controlled all our public
affairs. They now seek at your hands a con
tinuance of that power and a renewal of that
contra. If they have won your confidence,
' then cows:rine that confidence. If you ap
prove their conduct then endorse • it at the
election, and make it your own.
In his letter socepting his nomination Gcn.
Grant said, "Let lib have peace.", Do you
not all ask for peace . ? Labor and capital
unite in praying for peace, that both may
prosper. The oid and the yvmg, the rich
. and the poor pray peace, her
" * * * Olive wand extend,
And bid wild war his ravage end ;
Man with brother man to meet,
And as a brother kindly greet."
It is now more than three years since any
man with arms in his hands disputed the
authority of the United States. It is now
more than three years since any man upon
the land or upon the sea refosed to bow in
the preSence of the flag of our country. Dur
ing all these years we were entitled to peace,
with its attendant blessings. It had been
achieved in hurtle—it had been conceded in
surrender. Who have refused it, and why
has it been denied? Sweet and gentle peace
has been driven from our land, and cruel
discord and strife tave been invoked. By
whom, and for what end P
The Southern armiescufrendered in April,
1565. The war was then„cver. -But, in the
language of Mr. Lincoln, the practical rela
'tions of the Southern States 'to the Federal
r.. Mon was yet disturbed. ' When Mr. John
sen came in as President he took steps to
restore these practical relations, and tims to
restore harmony in all the framework of the
Goveatunez.t. That was in the spring and
bummer of 1665. The people .of . the South
a tcepted his policy. They amended their
imstitutions and modified their laws so as
to ifeclare slavery abolished, secession a fal
l= v. and that the Confederate debt should
nor,la , paid. They acquie.2(.!ed in the results
of th e war, and complied with :r
then made by the North. Quiet Od order
every where prevailed. The North was ,u O -'"
generous, and the South yielding and pa
tient. harmony prevailed between the
races. Hope revived, and reConciliatidn was
almost triumphant. As late as September,
11165, Governor Morton, speaking of the pro
gress of restoration, said :
"I desire, in the first place, to remark that
to me the general condition of this country
is most promising and favorable. I know
there arc those who take gloomy views of
what is called the work of reconstruction,
but to me the prospects are most 'encourag
ing. The war terminated suddenly, and the
submission on the part of the people of the
Southern States has been more complete and
Sadden than I had'cxpected."
Three months later, in a report made to
the President, General Grant said :
"Both in travelling and while stopping I
saw much and conversed freely with the
citizens of those States, as well as with of
ficers of the army who have been among
them. - The following are the conclusions
come to by me :
"'I am satisfied that the mass of thinking
men of the South accept the present situation
of affairs in good faith. The questions which
have heretofore divided the sentiments of the
people of the twosections—slavery and
States rights, or the right of a State to secede
from the Union—they regard as having been
settled forever by The highest tribunal—arms
—that men can resort to. I was pleased to
learn from the leading men whom I met that
they not only accepted the decision arrived
at as final, but that now The smoke of battle
has-cleared away and time has been given
for reflection, that this decision has been a
fortunate one for the whole country, they re
ceived the like benefit from itwith those who
exposed them in the field and in the cause.
•a' • a *
"My observations led me to the conclusion
that the citizens of the Southern States are
I anxious to return to self-government within
the Union as soon as possible.
"It is to ba regretted that there can not be
a greater commingling at tl4lii iit: i w t sv(aii
the citizens of the two sections, and particu
larly of those, intruz.:ted 'with the law -making
In his testimony before the Impeacluneut
Committee General Grant said :
"I knoW that immediately aux the close
of the rebellion there was a very fine feeling
manifested in the South, and I thought we
ought to take advantage of it ns soon as pos
sible." .
Such was the condition of the South in the
fall of 18G5. We then had peace ; confidence
was being restored, and hope stimulated.
Trade was reviving, and Northern capital
sought Southern investment, and Southern
labor welcomed capital as its helpmate. The;
authority of law was absolute, and obedience
to it was general and cheerful.' Once more
the sections were reconciled, the people in
harmony and the States restored. You had
demanded of the people of the • South acqui
escence in the results of the war, and it was
yielded. In the most solemn forms that any
people can adopt, slavery was forever pro
hibited, the right of secession and the Con
federate debt were repudiated, and the Con
stitutional authority of the United States 're
cognized. What further demands did you
make as conditions of restoration? None
shatever. Did you then demand that the
nee-roes be clothed with political privileges,
and the white men stripped thereof in bufli
dent numbers to throw the political 'power
into the hands of the negroes? Whatever
yon may now demand under the authority
and dictation of party- leaders, you know
that yon made nosuchtlemand then. It was
in that hour of hope and bright promise,
when the work of restoration was nearly
completed, that the party leaders proclaimed
that it should not be ; that peace should not
remain ; that they had temis and conditions
to prescribe ; and that there should be no
pence, nor restoration, nor Union, except
upon their tcrms•and conditions. Then was
established that engine of evil and corruption,
the Freedmen's Bureau, which at the cost
of many millions to the people, served as a
political machine to array the black again: t
the white race, and through loyal leagues
and secret oath-bound organizations to eon-
solidate the negioes into a political party,
and arrayed them iu hostility to the w,hite
race, so that hatred and distrust prevailed
where harmony and confidence had been.
which has brought discord Ind strife between
the colored laborer toad his employer, so that
production has fallen off, and enterprise lan
guishes. The bureau tied the hands and
feet of the white men, and demoralized tlfe
negreea, and brought no good to either race,
and all at the cost of many millions to the
people. The army of its officers were clothed
ith ahnost military power; they stood he
tweet' the laws and the people, and dictated
w hat should be the state of society.' This
was the first step front a state and condition
of peace and harmony to a state of hostility
and strife. Then came the series of measures
known as the reconstruction acts, which,
putting away all dLeguise and making the
military supreme, established a state of hos
tility bordering on war. The governments
of ten States were stripped of their ancient
prerogatives ; their legislative, executive, and
judicial authority were trampled into the
dust; where the Judge sat a military officer
sits, and for a jury, selected front the plain
and honest people of the country, there is
substituted a board of officers, organized to
convict. Their proceedings and judgments
are not controlled by law, but only by their
pleasure. In one case the terrible practice
of the dark ages, the use of the 'torture, to
compel witnesses to testify, was resorted to,
and in another case, for the offense of aSsault
and battery with the intent to incite a riot,
the parties were banished—a mode of pun
ishment long since disused among civilized
When the ancient and honored writs and
proceedings of the courts, which have pro
tected the liberties of our race for so many
centuries, are suspended ; when the laws arc
silenced, and ten millions of people are gov
erned by the sword, it is not peace—it is a
state of hostility. Do you approve all this ?
Have you been made more prosperous and
happy by it ? If not, then place men in
power who will bring the fruits - rmd blessings
of peace. You can not look to General
Grant for it, because he has approved and
adopted all this policy by becoming the can
didate of the men,who established it. With
in a few days past the same men have passed
through the Senate a most dangerous act,
calculated, if not intended, to bring strife
and bloodshed. The section is as follows :
"SEc. 9. And be it further enacted, The'
the Secretary of War be, and he is herebl
authorized. and required to deliver to tin
Governor of each - State represented in the
Congress of the United States, at the seat
of government of such Slate, as many ser
viceable Springfield rifle muskets of caliber
58, with aEcoutrements and equipments com
plete, as the Governor of such State shall re
quire for the use of the militia therein, not
exceeding the number hereinafter specified
for each State, namely: Maine 7,000, New
Hampshire 5,000, Vermont 5,000, Massachu
setts 12,000, Rhode Island 4,000, Connecticut
6,000, New York 33,000, New Jersey 7,000,
Pennsylvania 26,000, Delaware 3,000, Mary
land 7,000, West Virginia 5,000, Ohio 21000,
Indiana'l3,ooo, Illinois 17,000, Michigan's,-
000, Wisconsin 8,000, lowa 8,000, Minnesota
4,000, Missouri 11,000, Kansas 3,000, Nebras
ka 3,000, Nevada 3,000, California 5,000, Ore
gon 3,000, Kentucky. 11,000, Tennessee 10,-
000, North Carolina 0,000, South Carolina
6,000, Georgia 10,000, Florida 3,000, Alaba
ma 8,000, Arkansas 3,000, and Louisiana 7 ;
I 000 ; and tte'sarae shall be delivered only
upon the certificate of the G sveruor of such
State, showing to the :satisfaction of the Sec
retary of War thatthe regiments and coin
panics for - which the same are required are
duly organized of loyal citizens of such State,
under the laws thereof; and said muskets, i
aceuutretneuts, and equipments shell remain
the peoperty attic toiled States, subject to
the control of Congress.
It has long been the Policy of the United
States to distribute arms among the States,
not by special, but under general and perma
nent bws; but you Will observe that this
proposition is to distribute ir. extraordinary
numbers. The number of " tilled muskets
of caliber fifty-eight, with accoutrements
and equipments and complete," to be distrib•
uted under this bill, is two hundred and forty
-41.X thousand, and, at aeon dollars each, cost
the United States three million six hundred
and ninety thousand dollare. if nothing ex
traordinary and dangerous be intended be
this measure, why is the distribution of arms
in usual numbers, mid tinder the old law, not
allowed? You will :dee observe that thre ,
States are omitted—Virginia, - Xi - s-issippi and
Texas. Why that omission. They have
not reconstructed under the Congressional
plan, and according to a late law, passed
over the President's veto, are not permitted
' to take any part in electing the President
this Fall. Therefore it is not necessary to
arm the - partizans of Congress in those States.
You will also observe that the bill has the
furtherextraordinaly provisiou that the arms
and accoutrements are to be delivered only
to such companies as the Governor of thy:
State shall certity be " oreanieed of loyal
citizens." In Ille pc : late:l! language of the
times, the word loyal, as 11iO4 by Congress,
'-es a well-hewn meaMnies It includes all
negroe It excludes all whites who do not
Co„' the South it
whites ts not re
support ~, . to the who op
stricted in mean
posed secession mid 1 7belnoe but includes
some who abandoned -.o
-111. „ Congress to
ho urged
go out with their States, and mar., Wers,
secession upon their States, and b, -set
speeches, and inflammatory appeals, lade.
the young men to rally under the Southern
flag—many who helped to fill the Richmond
and Andersonville prisons, manY who sought
and held office under-the Southern Confed
eracy, and. some who were blockade runners.
These, professing devotion to the Radical
cause and hatred of their late associates, are
pardoned by hini . s3reds, and again clothed
with all political rights by. special acts of
Congress. These and Northern adventurers,
and the negroes, are the• loyal element of
Southern society in the Congressional sense,
and to them the rifled guns are to be given.
The proposition to postpone the operation of
the act until-after the Presidential election
was voted down with derision in the Senate.
Thus it stands that, at the cost of all the peo
ple, immediately before a Presidential elec
tion, and with a view to it, one class are to
be arrayed against another class, so that they
may have the mastery and controL What
do you men say? Was it not enough that
by acts of Congress the political supremacy
was given to the negro, so that they not only
govern ten States, hut control the vote of
take States for President, and may thus each
fourth' year decide the Presidential election?
Must they also be brought into military or
ganizations and armed with the most formi
dable weapons of death, to drive or destroy
the race they are taught to bate ? With what
sentiments of horror will you be seized should
you, in the dark future,-come to know that
ydu indorsed, by your votes, a policy that
crushes the white race under a slavish fear,
or involves the two races in a bloody and
brutal war for the supremacy ?'"Let us have
peace," and to that end.l implore your sup-
oort of the men and policy that promote it.
fhe bill to whigh I refer is yet in the ifole-e,
u h 4 con:idercd at the September session.
In the pre,enee of the men of the North
-110,1 not stol, to prove that it is to
their Iv vial damage and loss that reconciiht
thin and rebtoralion have been defeated. As
the water runs from the North to the South,
so our trade lint the tame natural tendency.
Do not the Ohio lunl Aiksissippl invite onr
ciAty and trilby commodities Mr a :lola
Oil market? We want immediate peaec and
harmony, that the South may again be pros
perous and able to buy &Om us the produc
tions of our machine shops, and of our rich
lands. Every machinist and manufacturer
and farmer in Indiana has a direct interest
NO. 13
. .
in this question. There ought to be no strife
between the productions of the different sec
tions Of our country.
The East is, and must remain mainly in
terested in manufacturers and° commerce.
Nature has designed the South for the pro
duction of cotton, - rice, sugar and tobacco,
whilst in the North-west we may produce all
that will feed both the East and the South.
The growth and greatness of each section is
the wealth and power of the whole country.
We are blinded by passion when we hesitate,
by all proper means, to encourage the pro
ductions of every section and State. The
party leaders have assumed a terrible respon7.
sibility who have postponed reconciliation—
they have turned the shadow backward upon
the dial.
The importance of Southern productions in
our National commerce will appear from the
-following statement:
Our purchases from abroad for the year
ending June 30,1806, amounted to $4:30,710,-
011; for the next year to $391,119,306, and for
the eleven months ending May 31, 1868, to
$319,1.0,403. This statement excludes im
ported goods that were re-exported, and
gives the foreign values in gold. Reduced to
-our currency value, gold at 140, our pur
chases were, for the year ending July 1,1866,
$603,088,037: for the year ending July 1,
1867, $547,567,434, and for the eleven months
ending May 31, 1868, $146,803,364. The ex
ports for the same period were, for the year
ending June 30, 1806, $550,684,268: for the
year ending June 30,1807, $438,577,312. and
for the eleven months ending May 81, 1888,
$421,823,006: The aggregate of imports, at
currency value, for these two years and
eleven months is $1,597,4-19,033, and the ag
gregate of our exports $1,411,089,195. The
balance against us for this period is $186,-
I suppose this large balance of $199 000,-
000 has been met mainly by sales of our pub
lic securities abroad. During the same
period, our exports of raw cotton have been,
fur the year ending June 30, 1865, $281,385,-
21.3. for the ending June :30, ltiti7, $201,-
470;123:and Jur the eleven months ending May
31, 11564, $149614,964, making an aggregate
of .$;(132,474,610. _For the same period the
export of tobacco was about $77,000,000, and
of sugar nearly 22,000,000. Above $700,000,-
000 of our exports since the first ofJuly,:lB6s,
have been of cotton, sugar and tobacco—
about one-half our entire exports, including
coin'and bullion. This statement shows the
vast importance of Southern productions to
the commerce of the entire country. With
out them the balance of trade must run con-
stantly and heavily against ns. A statesman
ship worthy this country, and adequate to
the necessities of our condition, will seek
every opportunity to foster and increase the
production of the great staples of trade, the
growth of the Southern soil. They are es
sential to the prosperity of our internal trade,
and' of our foreign commerce. The grave
and startling consequences which mnst re
sult from a failure to produce the staples of a
foreign trade in sufficient .quantities to meet
our purchases, appears in the fact that dur
ing the year ending June 30, 1866,we expor
ted coin and bullion $82,643,374 ; during the
year ending -June 30, 1867, $54,975,196, and
during the eleven months ending May 31,
1868, $71,934,:369, making an aggregate of
$209,553,939 of gold and silver withdrawn
from the country during a period of two years
and eleven months. During the same period
we imported of gold and silver, deducting the
re exports, $16,476,212, which leaves the loss
of gold and silver to the country during two
years and eleven months $163,077,891. We
cannot meet one dollar of foreign inbebtedness
with our papbr currency, and therefore, when
the balance of trade is against us, it is a con
stant drain upon our geld and silver. How
,can we endure this without financial
ruin? And when 'can we return to a specie
basis, if the specie be constantly withdrawn?
Our reliable remedy is in an increase of pro
duction, especially of those great staples that
command the foreign market Then the
specie will flow to our-shores in payment for
our productions ; then we will sell more than
we buy; and then, our financial difficulties
will rapidly disappear, and we will soon
stand upon a specie basis. To this-end we
want peace, reconciliation and harmony
Let mild laws, justly administered, take the
place of the false political philosophy which,
by strained and unnatural measures, seeks
ends that are not practicable. Let us have
stability of laws and policy; so that capital
can be securely invested and enterprises safe
ly undertaken and prosecuted. We can now
adopt the sentiment so familiar to you all :
"That whoever can make two ears of corn or
two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of
ground where only one grew before, would .
deserve better of mankind, and do more es
sential service to his country than the whole
race of politicians put together."
Nowthat the party in majority calls upon
you to continue its power, do you not wish
to know what it has hone with the immense
sums of money it has collected from you?
Prom: the 30th of June, 188-5, to the 30th of
June, 1868, the receipts in gold from the
customs* amount to $518,751,387,50, and in
currency from internal revenue $768,259,-
/15 94- 6 making in the whole $1,287,012,333,-
45. The interest on the public debt during
then. three years has averaged about $123,-
000,000 Der year—making $375,000,000. That
being decrscted from the sum collected leaves
about s9oo,too,ooo—beiug more than $300,-
000,000 per year. In a time of profound
peace, except to far as the Congressional
policy has created a state of hostilities, this
great suns of money has been expended in
legislative, judicial, executive and military
expenses. How has it been expended? Mr.
Buchanan was sharply censured for expend
ing so much as $80,000,000 per year, for ev
ery purpose of the Government, although a
costly military expedition was maintained to
ttalt. Why does it now cost $220,000,000
mor. , , in of the interest on the public
debt'? The Freedmen's Bureau has required
many millions in its support—the expendi
tures of Congress, for committees of investi
gation and other party machinery and favor
itism toward partisan newspapers have gone
beyond anything ever known in our history,
yet they are inconsiderable in comparison
with the entire sum. The greatest burthen
upon the shoulders of our people is our mil
itary establishment. The army as now or
ganized numbers, in ()dicers and men, not
exceeding filly-six thousand. :Yet the re
port of the Secretary of the Treasury, p.
shows ths expenditures of the War Depatt
meta, for mc year June, 1867, exclu
ding bounties to have been iiinety-five mil
lion dollars—more than the entire cost of the-
Government for army, naval and civil service,
any year of Mr. Buchanan's administration'.
The same report, page 43, showathe expendi
tut es of that department, for the quarter end
ing September 30, 1867, to have been $30,-
5 1 '6,066,85, and the estimate of the remaining
three quarters. c Ifogntiee,*73,soo ,
000, making for the yes.r =ding June 36,
1868, the sum of $106,036,056 es. busing a
part or that time, General Grant was not
only General of the Army, but also Secretary
of War. These expenditures are at the rate
of neeriy $2,000 to each man in the army—
nearly two e.-.121c. , : to each regiment. the
expenses of the :limy ought not to exceed
$l,OOO to each officer end misn,'Or $1,000,000
to each regiment, and with our precut force,
the expenses should be. reduced $40,000,000
per If the men who now govern
this country, and control its destiny, would
allow' us to have peace, reconciliation, any
Aultmony, the army might be withdrawn frmin
service, of controlling the people
-4t.r,—,its'numbers'inight be reduced
4 t:.l;;..tairted, at proper points
4, 7 cost of $35,000,000,
-y rSt AA no;
" st •
• *tit
of the
to •23 ,000 , au,
to_prbtect the coma
and thus reduce our e.,,
000, per year. What ,51 y you .
better have a change: ) Are you n,
to try it ? - Will you not elect a l'rest,
and members of Congress who earnestly de
sire retrenchment' and economy in the pub
lic expenditures? However great our re
sources, and however, earnestly the people
may strive to meet every, demand made by
the Treasury, yet we. can not long hold up
under the constant drain of the' gold and
silver froin the cotintry, and such enormous
public expenditures.. We must have a
change. .-
HOW may the public debt be paid? Must
the payment be in coin, or may it be in
greenbacks? This is a question of grave im
portance, both to the holders of the bonds
and to the people. I know of but one rule
by which this question may be settled—the
contract as shown by the law under which
the bonds were issued must stand. Early' in
the last session of Congress, I felt it my duty
to introduce the following resolution in the
•• WirunEAs, The public debt of the Uni
ted States, except where otherwise provided
by law, was contracted and incurred upon
the faith and credit of the United States, that
the same would be paid or redeemed in the
lawful money of the United States, which
was declared by Congress to be a legal ten
der for all debts, public and private, except