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SAMUEL 3. 'TILDEN,
OF. NEW Y 011...
FOR VICE PRESIENT,
DOM°critic, County Ticket.
HON. JOSF 4 PII,,POWELL ,
Of Bradford CoOnty.e.
EUGENE B. HAWLEY,
Of Monlrose. .• -
to . Senatorial Conference.)
'IL NV. TYLER,
. , ,
WASENII 4 ..N V, ITANDRICI:,
- 01 Jessup. *
For Prothonotary. ,
ALEXANDER Vir. ROWLEY;
• Of Susquehanna Depot. !
For Jury Commissioner,
Tor Auditor;? •
is For ought We i or the people ot this' dis
trig may knol;O:. • A.. Grow may have
his railway,stopli and'
-lands in Paris, as
it appears that ,when he draws checks for.
.wedding 'presents •he dra,ws the,m upon
thitt:ropuliv French' cify. • .
The latest campaign:scandal :Charges.
dovernor Haves with: deliberatelY. steal
ing four, hundred dollars; belOnging 6 a
soldier'; mother. The statement is made
eircumitantially, one General Brown- and
Chaoain .- garper,
,ofl We§t' Virginia
regi ii _furnish .the evidende. Well,
there May be 1064 here 'and -there whO
will Stop to read and give sotriecr , 'dence
to such absurd politi4al‘ roorbacks, bitt'
• 'the dem total" of all, such..violations of
propriety and truth. triust helprather
than injure the RepUblica4 candidate Lir
PreSident. There is not intelligent
'citizen of the Union, i- of either Partir,
who does not know that: two! more blame
less gentlemen than Ratherflord 13. Hayes
and Samuel 'J. -Ti11 . 4.. have never been
presented for the Chef Magistracy of
the nation and the perinal ..defamation
of either Is simply a waste of indecency.
Gov. Ilehdrcks has broken •Aence and
made a dignified and telling speeeb at
Shelbyville on Saturday,. His reply
Morton's coarse , attack upon him ifkin
capital taste,s,na certainly puts the great.
Republican - leader at ft disadvantage,
while his review of ;the condition of 'the
country is dispassionate to.a degree that
IS most uncommon in ~ p olitical addresses.,
Now .that fiend riool the stun p
Inmself,:it will be rather_ unsafe 'for the
reckless organs to repeat the'disloyal ut
teritim imputed to him which he never
either believed or 'dellvvied. It looks as
if there : might be a liberal amount I d
lopse. tur flying - about in Indiana for
about five weeks to come.
Mosby is at his:old et': dressing
up - his guerrillas •in the federal...o n iform.
The Other day he 'used the extraordinary
influence he possetties With Grant to 'se
cure the appititment
, of onelof gang,
uatnsd Griswold , to an • $lBOO, clerkship
in the :treiatiry
,department. ; in
Albans'- speech Mr., Wheeler . expressed
„gratisympathy with %the crippled
soldiers who' he ' largely, asses Led had teeh
Vy . ) democratic inaforitY, of
- the house. Whatwill,he and his friends
sap to, a ppointment of bncof
llosby's itrarderons xuerrillas wha never
r good up in .a fair fight, during thi-IviiF
440 1 i.,1 ifjk4 - ;01e:aisi4 1 1 88 al . of O W 0;
treasury clerks: uutter., , the act of.
..ACongrea,B , among 111°#` ate aeyeral.ot the
J . .
odic* eipressed so much syMpathf."'”-
W. C.' 'Clitrßiß'
N THY DEFENSIVE`
conversation a short tune
that we were ready to pub
Grow had to say over his
e, A friend of his has., seen
: him. upon his "Texas pro..
d We, are happy' to give be
lt of this correspondence.--'
e been more manly to' have
e communication to us per ,-
we have the letter and, are
t it is genuine and we free 4
siiice we sa
fit to addres
IoW the rest
It would ha
gi4 it a pl:
LEttwooD, Aug. 31, 1876.
H. G.; S
. A310 , 1*, ISSQ.; DEAR SIR
Your card : l ust received. 1 own no land
in Texas; aid haie no interest in , any
railtriad. in hat state or any ' where else.
I have no i terest ahy kind whatever
that would be affected in any way by
passage of bat, is - known _as the Texas
and Pacific Bill, og Congress or by other
'd condition in which any man
iho asks for Office, that he is
isclaint any personal interest
• • •
ed by it,lo
.to: convince his would be'
that he would not be
iould , they elect him. It has
.ed that official servants will
al interest,. - and, 'only, repre-
teri!it of ,those:who'elect
sent the ii
nding : they might beperson
wise: interested.: Mr. Grow
be of the opinion that it is
cessary for him, to convince
of this district" that be has no
Iterest contrary to theirs n or
lire them that he. will honestly
thern should 'he be culled upon
He has adopted his own ,de
we are willing to accept it and
reatest publicity to it
same line of defense Mr. Grow
with recorded .truth, that he
,-erst in any" lands or railroads'
ehanna county of "any kind
Ithat, wouli be effected in any
Ilse passage of what is known as
and Pacific - Bill,' by congress
other. legislatl6o." In proof
der to en
o do so.
hai no ink
way by t
: the 'Texa
brhy : -. 41,;f1.;
4::) - f thici lili
• thight; cite. clocumentory esi
at in -1.872 was paying :tax.
linty l,n $3OO money at tit tercst.
t . 'sine' he has been Ait
drii lfin.b -in die ?mood 'waiting
ngreisional cal eass to come along,
flotis .one, dollar of tax
count*.-, until this' year. And
assessed for o,ooo' nionev at
S,,' far as what appears; of
le has not one particle . )f-real
railTbad . stiick in this county or
If lie has any private arrange
railway stocks or lands -with
t. ri - itlp.rs", in this county. , there is
satne:evidt-ne,e ,that he has! the
vale tirrOgPmetit in regard' to
.d Pacific RailwaY= stock in Tex-
Grow has seen tit to open' these
de-ice, • ti:
: or, the
ho is tin,
estate -. 0
`6-rovi • I
also t 4
liii . owrdefense:auti we. give
ce thitt've sbail strive to. pursue
the deVeloPentent:of the truth.
hem , to
R.ETKEN CHMEiV T.
ty Certitt , \ is the amouLt
fiction made by the Democratic
the expenditures of the govern
ir one year.(
estimation of magn tficen states.
13elknap and Rqbeson, who
en tisee to fhngtniz about the
f the i)ecopte by the .million, this
rse, a mere bagatelle, .
have - . 1)
is Of bas
of the Republican states
.cabinet that they
Aimates of the expenditures for'
I t; year. at $203,900,000. But 'the;
rOught_them down in their,recli:
by appropriating $147,000,0(10,
e tuillion lees than their , estimates'
than t .1
It would 'be - 'necessary to carry on,
ernment, and thirty millions lens l
e actual . : appropriations by a Re;
n congress for last year.- -- 1
ite of the .sneers of the radfcal ;
ns iiohee:are- accustomed to hand;
ge amounts of, public moriey,thir;
Dna made a good wind, sum.
-d in New York the other day
state Was. reckoned at thirty mal r i
he earnings ,of a. long 'life, of re ; 1
elessill, indUstary and success.-4
the Inca colossal fortune ever ac.;
ted - in , this country. - Yet a Dem .
house:has saved to the American
.11, sum is - ir . eat ' ari: its entire
t in One session of Congress.. Tha i
.idg of a milliOn and a half. deli. 1
the interest of ,the _public: - debt. 4
a saving of more than half the
t that - was aunaq,lly'f required 't4
r .Oie L e*iendittike of. the g4:l - verri l 7 ,
, nder the almtnist'retion: of -.J ame*
ziaiw. , hiore than , ,thiti the redud;
'4llittii milltolia in publi6 i eivenl,i
'kr iiiii *ar . ' ie-tho - - iiiitaiiiiiit of
'of . recieixeiiiiiiiit ~iiteii, under the
is a ea
lars a ,
THE DEMOCRAT, SEPT. 6, 1876,
Yours Truly, &c.,
adininistration of Tilden, ie to -lift the
healvy =burueus frOin .he necks of the
;people and. restore pr6Sierity tothe,cunii.-
tryL •; '
A great British states,man ha.said:that
the removal of the ibu dens-. of-Oxation
,wings,to " ThiOedue
tion of thirty, M illions I in ,piiblic4xpen,_
diture is , thi redeniption : -of a pledge . o'
economy: on:-the , part .tl i f the Demil 4 ratic
house -and an earne t Of what is toicome.
Wilat enhauceS,,the iniirit of
tion of expenditures ,iS the fact that•it
was wrung from:Graqs administratiOn,
from a Republican seate, and froth - a
greedy and unscrupulous lobby,. all.. ar
ra-Yed in fiercest opposition., . It . was only
rifler repeated conferences extending over,'
weeks and months' that =the senate yield- .
e 4 to the
,reductions made by the house.
.1n thin way every appropriation bill . was`
fought to the bitter end, and when .pas-!
sed 'they werS sent, back with the reluc
tant signature of President = Grant , fie
ocimpanied by tits seen Sure of the repre
sutatives of the people for reducing th 7
public burdens. , Expenditures having
thus been reduced, to the 'amount of
.thirty milliOns after this obstinate strug
gle,the next steps will be the - ;:edUction ,
of the taxes which bear with such Crush
ink, weight upon the, industry and enter
prise cf the people, and the restoration
Of -a sound currency. Thii is the great
7ork which the people by their ballots
will entrust to the -administration of
Samuel J. Tilden, who has given to his
fellow citizens the most substantial proof
of the ability integrity, and courage-that
are requisite for its perforinande.—Pa
triol. . —..- ': -
- TILDEN DURING THE WAR.
-The following from Manton Marble,
Was received" by- Congregsman Hewitt at
Washingron on the
NEW LEBANON', N. Y., Aug. 1.5.—T0
Hewitt,.-House of Repre.senta-•
rives, Washington ,Your, telegram. re
eei v a - and, shown Althongh
i l 4n was, for ten years ..pieviO - us tc; the
war, and during the;, !war= in -private life,
Ksition/ in • regarit:to the -war - was
neyerOpen to the .''slightest doubt: He,
had been early: edileated to condemn the
docte,;ne. of pkillifigatiott
. ati4, , seeession.
He la:4 , foresee'n- the :danger of thecivil
War when .many derided it; and did - all" he,
Oorild to avOld bat' '4lleii; arrived' ,he,
took . ari` - ,open .
and ^decided support in
favor of the Government's . enforcing its
jaristlietion and averting, a disnieinbar
'merit of the county. "He attended' a
meeting of .the 201h_ 'of April,l.B6l, and
the 22d of April the meeting of
the members of the; New Ytirk bar. Ile.
Isoonsatter addressed a regiment' setting
out . for title- front. attended th,
presentation of colors, to the 79'th High
danders, an-.I afterward, afforded that regi
ment especial aid...and ~service;- to say
nothing of frequent contributions else
• His attitude• throughofit; the war was
that of a man slisapproving.of 'the mili
tary mannerneht and the. inflation finan
cial policy adopted by the administration,
because they tended to prolong the war
and increase its sacrifices. Nevertioles,
he sustained the arui of the government.
Every utterance of his , during the whole
war was in accord of his position. Ev
ery, statement tle contrary about any
actor expression is totally false.—
S..mie of his speeches 'I heard myself,
particularly a great . spetch which he
made before the delegation at the Chica
go Democratic, `Convention of 1874.
was bearer of a message fromilim to
General lifcClelland,l advising . him to
discard the objeetionable words in the
platform Which were , WO discarded' in
the subsequent platfOrin of the New York
have possei.ion of the original-manu
script of a declaration which iatyprenar
ed it' October, 1862, to be used, to define
the position which. he thOugtit „ongbt
to take, and which. it .did select
this from - among many expressions for its
breVity. It is as follows :L-"And nOW, if
aything could - reach 'the §otithern pep. :
ple through the journals 'of ; our inetrop,
ohs :I would say tO,them that, in no event
thetriumph or , the conservative senti
ment of New 'York
,the Aidicip mean
cocsei t. to either or:here
aftcr• Its trye:PnPart.. is the‘ restoration.
_North 'and of that. conitifulion
whieh fipttivd-eilito ==right; 'under
• i • , •
, ictios , esh „ eltd , r htflc 1
peir.ouS until you ma -y f rom its pro i.
teetion. It ; was,',your acC , :which began
calamitous civil :war. was your -, act
which disabled uB, as we -`are now disabled
from 811 aP : ?,q 1 4f fpfret t (l:loPitipc:lhe
objects :143410,,i44 we main
taip,t 4a Govtrntnent. , = We
not strike down its arm as long as
yours is lifted against, it, '"1"*; noblest
and greatest work of OW wise; aupeStorri',
is not destined to perish. , ‘Nre intend to
rear once. more upon :the and nfm
foundation its'phattered columns and. to
carry them higher toward the eternal
skies, Tr the old'flag Waves-in - the nerve;
:lesagrasp of a frantic but feeble factiou,
to Whoa) you and not we abanddri
-"we, , whose. COurage'loti" 4- had tried; when
we stood:untrioved,*tweeti' , ..fanaticism
and folly-from the North andBedith alike
will once mare bear it onward- ;and aloft'
upen :the towers' of - :the - rtionStitn tiOn;
invincible by domestic: /as liy.'iforeigti,
enemies o , within the, ):Inion, ;we igiye Tau .
the constitution you , PrOfestpitosrevere,
.renewed with fresh guarantees iOf:eiluitt
rights'and e4ual safety. *, i.illll give
everything that a sell nen tl de
mands,mands, everyping,that a common aPPI3-
try of ,glory, every thing th at - natiOnal
fraternity or Christian fe llowship
quires ; but to' ,dissolve the' federat bond
between these State‘ to dismember our
ountry, Whoever else consents, ice Will
I not. No.! never! never 1 : nf val.!" -
la Samuel J. Tilden a Refoimer t
MR. TILDEN A. VERY SUPRRIOR DEMOCRAT. _,
discussingl'll4en the T'itrv:sfiuddenly
becaMe seriously 'alarmed lesiThlr.Tilden
should fail to receive the Domination,
.and . . again took to singink•hiti praises
louder and more boisterously then ever.
3From the New York Times. September 16,1874.]
It is evident that avery 'large number,
of Democrats in this State - are in faior,
of nominating ,Mr. Tilden as their can
didate for Oovernor. , *, We
canaot po-itively promise Mr. Tilden,ur.
support should he rtui for,Governor, this
year, but this . we wilt Say, ,that so
far-superior to the ordinary. run,of. Don :
ocratic'candid iteSin this:data that we
,belieyeany Pemo,ertit.jc Conven
tioo *can be got. together to nominate
'A GAi3DID ADXISSION.
And al tbehe,h ithardly) SeehiS credible'
the: Times did tno,l(e' the:Rillo . w.: •
i fig - ' 63 n d a 'in :;/iti editOriai`
colic son Tea piCE
ing the motives; that jihijt'-.114 - 11i. - Tilden
:to assist in • ridd • City '`Of
the Tammany thieves,. • , •
• "No-ene i4.i! . 'silpiiple:d - fhtit,• Mr.,
, •':adted inti4e'stfi r
e , ;motive.:iri
TWEED AND. THE eiN. l Ni;' ILyNDERS, OP
POSED ;111,DEN t ,
The Times and the Republican 'Press
generally (I(i► not scruple be present
Presidential canvass td:Connt4.lt,Mr.Ta,: ,
den's name with the .Tamtilany Ring 'ors
with . 1 he Canal iting. , -; W ha:excuse' will
the -Tunes . - proffer, l'for -haiking,:!publiShed
;From the New York TiDl;B September 16;11874:1
hasteen opposed acilelyy city
the . grotind :that Ilis assisted 40= fastene
nersonall* upon i'TWeecl;;.iir.:[ , a . courts 'of
law,‘the proof has
been no other iobjention iirged , to
The Republicans. could
a.party stand-point, to stand by-and see
himr 'rejected'. 1* '* * *: * (J '`the
other handi toe- must all admit that Tilden:.
is not supported tfry the canalplunderers:
• AFTER THE NOMINATION.
IFrem the New York Times, S ept, 1876.)
The Nei YOrk ll,enincratia Conven
tion-made 'an eid of its Work .yesterday,
by nominating Mr. f rilOen (or CI - )vernor.;
Mr. Tilden is a_ respectable 'can
'didate, and '-no nun in the state who
wishes. to see the, return of the deniocrat
id party to - power need be a s hamed for
MR. TILDE'S% STILL A VERY. NICE MAN",
BUT. CAN'T BEAT DIX. OIL! NO
Me; Republican State Convel#tion
meet-at 'Utica on September 23, 1874,
and renominated. Gen: John: A. Dix as
ItB candidate for Governor. The follow.
ing morning the: , Times commented on
the circumstance as follows:
Prom the New York Tliaea Sept. 21, is 5 I
Here,- then; our readers have before"
them the -. Republitan ticket- and plat=
form for the'pre s ent year in New York
State,:ana'We make no rash oredetion
when we say, that it will prove to be the
winning ticket:' Mr. Tilden -is 'a
respectpbleM447o)llt 'Who 'would dreaM-of
affecting him ,Governor in , preference.tu
A &JOU CHANGE PERCEPTIBLE-THE
Times BEGINS WEAKIIN.
Mrom the New Yet* Times, ectober, 5, 1874.1 .
The DemOeraii of New York' :State
have so seldom presented candidate of
good periOnal character to the community
tho,we mat not feel surprised .at the
'pride whlch they. now take in exhibiting
Mr. Tilden. 1 1 * There is every .
Motive for 'working, - energetically againet
the Denioerats ,New York State.
* *-`= IGir3
no,t Mr:Tilden, lAt' the
"men behmil,Mr. Alden .whourthtcpublic
- : votiveittitio. " ' -
ALBANT, -:111Y,, Septetnber
tollOwing - 'eall has lust _been issued The
- . DecithOttitio Stitte. Coo eti Tit
, ill'Satatcga' Wectuesday; August MY;
iit'bereby'regfeeted. to itieon#enii otiVed:
nesday- Septeinber 13th at ',l2'
noon, tor the pctrpose notninatint*
6istujidel4.'o443 - 04eil* ih 1 11 0 0 * .l i e fV 1 '
Apgar, Secretary. -
. i: - IW . i
...,:.:i.. , l!'i,',-.-.-,,,
• Indiana); S- - • 1 7 7, ,
ut, td, le. .oa.y .
`fin. our 'columns will be found General
IK.ilpattick's doleful strain of "reliable
"information" to the itepublican nominee
for President. In 'addition to that at the
same time and place,- General Kilpatrick
-left an unfinished - ..letter: not addressed,
4 11).kch,readaas follows : t ,
GR 4 A.241)1104L,
I 111ge „pat returned from
a tour-throuili four :
,e t uutte# in . Indiana,
and never sa'sv peopde more in earnest
any - elections but 1 Ileiire"to eay to
you that in tay.:,,opiniOnf• this State 'Bloat
to us unlesathe . only:;remedi is soon ap
,Dlied and that,istiliis-:
Here General '; Kilpatrick evidently
broke dawn and -tbe, "only , retnedy"'was
not divnige,d,- , 4cipp try lielmbola's
EFFECTS OF THE CONFESSION; IN WASH.
[special, dimpatckto theiVorld.]
WASHINOTON,Anguat 43.—The pub.*
lication in the, World, H of, Kilpatrick's
letter to, flayeti . on - the',aitna*:on in *fedi
, ana, -. and the subsequent.,;acknowledg
,its; genu ineness have created a
genuine sensatidn among the politicians
here, The' Republicans are dismayed,
call its letting eut and' its acknowledg
ment both pieces bungling,
admit that is 's terrible aid to the Indi
a Democracy, and very generaliy admit
that Indiana is lost, to the. Republican
“The Only Remedy.”
Gold blospd in
,New York on Monday
last. at 10911. •
AdveriisemePts few, Thil Week.
AGENTS MAKE',I,B A DAY.
Our large life-like -STEEL ENQRAVINOS , of the
PRESIDENTIAL .CANDIDATES sell readily. Seed
for circular. N. Y: ENGRAVING . -.C0., 85 Wallgtreet,
ox =6, N. Y.,• , , • • , li6w3
CENTENNiAL 13ARAIER 'SHOP !
'J Call and fee ,your old citizen and barber—over U.
J. Webb's store; '*here: you pin get sbaving and bait
cutting done in.tbe most approved manneratid on sbbit
notice. . , g11(47..L. B. WUJIA hi&
Montrose, Sept. 6,15761116::• "
-stined having been appointed by the coortof
C(mmon !lei*, 41 •Susgaehanna County,' an'Aridltor to
distributeithe funds remaining in the. hands of the As
signee of 'Stifithel 'Smith attend to "lie
duties of his appointment et his „ofEce in the Borough
of Montrose, on Saturday, the 14th day of October at I
o'clock, p.• m.: •at whidh time' and , Plico all perions
tritereet4d,-MAIA present their claims or be foreyer de.
barred froth coming . th on said fund.'
Nlr:. 4.IROSSMON, Auditor.
Montrose, Sept. 6,187 p. 86w4
.SPECIAL NOTICE. --
i..i 7. i i 1:::
The undersigned ovicsects.mbe poor of the town
ship of ilarforo.are desirous of appreuticicg to respon
sible partikstbreegirlii aged .respect iirely tigta. ten and,
eleven years , until they shall amve atiha age of eight
een years. ' , , .
.., A LSO, Two boys.aged respectively . six and twelve
years, until they shall arifve , :tit theage of twenty-oat
• years. - Application must be made.to
-. ' ' •-: 'UTACESON TINOLEY;' Overseer s
• ,- • ,• :•' ; i . I. - , •
__Atild..- . *. or the Poor
J.' O. BOTOLIKISS, of Ilartord.
:80pt; 6,i876. • - : ' - ' • . '• kiwi;
Would call attention to his, New Stock of
.SPRINO AND:SUMMER 'GOODS!
'Now on sale, in new
IF cf- oc)roz
LADIES' DRESS 'GOODS, BLACK
AND' COLORED ALPACAS,
NEW STYLE 'OF PRINTS,
SITAWLS, WATE.RTROOFS, FLAN
NELS; BA.LSIORAL;. AND IIOOP
11.EArinl VitoOt 00008,' CARPETS, 00
.OLOTHkPAYER HANGINGS. 8UFFA
!,1,40.41•111 bat ROBES, FURS, HATS
BOOTS AND SHOE%
t HARD. AREIRON,NAILS,
- • STEEL, STOVES ' AIM
greitt; , erititft, win tie 'old ' on' the 'nod
mrorablec terratAnd loweet:ptices.
it. - BITABITY.
May let, !,87'.
". L/LLowij .
UDITOR'S - NOTI CE. The under
signed having been appointed an auditor by the
Orphans Court of Susquehanna 'County. to distribute
the funds riema 4 nine in the hpnds of. 8.,11= - Tuthill sad
A. G. Bitish. adin'rs of the etate of h'nos B. Stoddard,
'deed ?will attend to the duties of his appointment at
his oftlee in Gt. Bend V iilage. Sr-torday t)ct. ith, atom
'otcl'ot kp. m.. - at which time and place all'persons is
terestei3 will present their claims Or be forever Cebacr
nd from coming in on said Muds.
-;"? ' • W. D. LUSK. Auditor.
aept,i 0.4.876. 36w4
Gopps r GOODS
Has. Just received an
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