M'Kean County Democrat. (Smethport, M'Kean County, Pa.) 1858-186?, April 23, 1864, Image 1

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VOL.
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Arroattet AT Lam, Prilethpdtt, hl'Kean County, 'Pa.
Agent for Messrs: Keating do Co'e Lands.' . .Attend
eapecially to the Collection'of halms; Examlnatitiil o
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tey; at Port Allegany, who will take - . the
Cery.of 'the' firydes and" he T t eather 134 re
turned to his Stote, when ninned. .
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er. eash,..LEATFIER, BOOTS, SHOES, or
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PROSPECTUS FOR 1864
.ITIIE• SATURDAY. :EVENING pvr;
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realy acquired as ~. .. ... ,' • . ~, .- • • .
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1' 1' ire Class Literary . Paper:
• They hare reason tu belie 1e tliat,the slorte,' of MRS.
ii:OQD,author of •• Ly bile)! &of Mt. IHIADDON;
author utl , Mennen Victor. A.c.; MARION HARLAND.
author of "Alone? .A; T 0%% N •
EIEN...; and numerous other excellent writers hare , been
generally regardeilas possessing the greatest merit rind
the Most abserbing interes%, and d.lesy de..Lm mere', in;:
'for The Post libeheTutuie a s in the Past, the best StOriss,
Sketches, and gthei Li/ernry .Nooel ties which they - can'
posilltly obtain, . They intend. commencing - in. the .first
paper In Janti try, ,•., . • .•
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Autb•Jr or , !Er,t !.ynue,'"!
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England
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Peet' its Editor also strives to lay heflre.iis readers, the
Led Stories from the English Periodicale,-and gives In ltd•
ditton to the Tales and Sketches, gnoro or' less airricul
biral Matter; with a Riddle, Receipt, News, and Market
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• •f..C . ' ' -'Rev. k. A. WiLSON,- • • •
• :• Williamaburgh,
. o • Kipp Co., New, Yorks
- 7 THE TRUTH, TOLD.
LINCOLN'S HONES TY AND CAPACITY
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•Aininit :Uncap, bf,
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. [l:! . .rorn the I s leW.Yotk•NeW•lNfatlon.) : 1 . •
Wnall.rec . rflle . c.tthat:wort,hyeitiien ofAti' 7
efts who: •lianished Aristides solely becatti,ellt
annoVeilitim to hear. the epliheT, T.the.Just,?.'
eonstautly:eonpled with 'his "name . ; We-hive
all-beep : STruck• by .1111,4 s'-range speeirnew Of
liticaflibetty,:and by th,e•laek of judgment fti
The . application. - If..was nr i ottbecause
dfin ruritriety given tolhe : naine ola :citizen -01
fhe:republic Might. after a time,' prove danger--
on4,•nor . because. the •.epithet was
titte.tionalile;; that the wolthicitizen Of-Greece..
banished Aristides, Ile*oqld riot evewdisetiss
the•M.ltter; . the epithet annoyed him, and that:
was' enough :• to, ostracize •its iinfOrinnate
beirer-: , .. In thilfwe see' an - P'xcess of .liberty
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Now, we are' annoyed and irritated .at
c. ing.t he words Abraham Lincoln and honesty.
always coupled 'together; .bnt . beinvinore gen
,etouS than the -excellent'. Athenian citizen A- -
foyegaiii, the propose, beinre.ostracizing honest
'Aye from.the '.White HOuse,- to consider
call right to — surnartie of Ti-Iliinesu.'f. To.. call
,one man honest out of .pOpulation of. thirty
so -.Much. of a..compliment to.
him:as a:sarcasm upon- all the rest. — Let•us
look into his . ..honesty 'and copahilily . • 'Alter,
three years of Prifient . Silenee we.have a right,
:and it ls•Moreover:our duty.' Mr. Lintoin i :to.
examine your acts and sho : w them to the na-:
tion. -I . 'otie,oirprertee : if.by confiding the.fate of
otir cause; the hOnorof our arms, and the lives
of our ions to men
. having no :higher Claim
such trust than a host of .yotersat-tneir Com
inand, 'whose support yoficoveted—iri order' to
advance . the
~Welfare. o f the. nation.'.
cal
allowed you to further 3 . ;our . pnlit
cal and : personal interests, and. to transfor.m
into heroes men WhoSe : inefficiency has swal
lowed up :thousands of lives: and '
.millions; of
treastire,-'so that' y.Oh might he able to !dazzle
t he eYes'of the •People: with victories :far more
than real. : We hive permit Ted you to sacrifice
fried patriots, whose popularity alarmed yoU
and whuse..energy disappointed ,y-Our .
lions; • • •
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.. W. baye ;a lio tyed Yon . to decisive the pople;
we hOre let you , traniforto-Ilisgr:ieeful deleat.i.
into t : ietoilerana.. een we; made no, outcry
when you Were. reoaeed to.beg' exoneration for
acts' whieh belie eternally disgfaced the honor.
of our arms. Your have•bieri.utioble either. to
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foresee or torestifli*.inythiug: What . .I.as he
cone'd the'ii,ition's enihusidsm? . Wilt.: •haYr•
you done vrjt.h.the immense ..resouree, tinpre-,
c'edenti.l.in history, that the.nritkn haS lavish:
ly ejven you? . . . ' ''. •:. •. • : ' '
You are now•appealiag to conscrintion, and
we will not _ enter it.to a discussion of the
ciple•itSelf,•hut we:will tell . yonthatyou sho'd
have' foreseen th.tt the 'day must'come when
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you ,would need thees-men, and that you were
to blaMe in not callir" , fort hem .wheit the pen
pie's enthUsiasm was first aroused,. When they
•certainly would trot have.been' refused . you.---.;
Yon are to tilame,inasinuch-. as .throu gh par
in'capacay.and personal schemes,.the necessity,
fo:. - such:an. appe - s1 has : became a. 'queitidri bf
pablic.salety. . You:aretd - hhitne for "depriving
1.1 . of the services of :whose popularity;
st irbulated that Citthusiasni... •• ..• .•
• You have' told i he. country Oat : hot . h -, •the , ru .
helfion and slavery 'were, dead: you have- told
the people ihattliefortes•cif the rebels were.
reilrecil:hy desertion, and-that they ;could' dot
lie recruited; fed, ncir . nod yet 'yoil nre
forced to act'upon the defenSive, being .threat:
enell a't all poidts, . •• • • . •
'Whede ,, er ydd hayO..diipe:ted the fiction . of
our troMis; . therhaVe-been 'u.niformly illlsllC.r
cesSfur; . .you hlß'e perpetually' ofliqed us. the
wretched :spectacle of -splentiid 'resources and
eicelfent chalice's of success sacrificed to inea
pi.rityL: The'enly 'success which you come
near attaining, , hirtthc.ccedit of which we
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-i!TT To take Irobn.yoii, is doe
•that jou, haee :displayed :in
f(TrribirTg • Chailei''bf. base, Inagerly
r.i.reats, , an& reraniiiiiisaiiresdiare.s . acceeif..ll
each other with -ii tba great
ost showman of 'modern immense ,
rdrirty of Oselirnstaneas 'is only . egifalkl by
be iitatit it y. Of I he. resit]
.Wire have: •
Sh.t maa's .recon'aoissit nee.
•' r.conniii-saner. • ,
. TbornaS' reronliorsianae: •
Kilpatrick,s regotinoissanco.
rernonolasanee...
- S.) maids 'reconnoissance...
• • Gilmar.'s•Chafle.r.ton reconnoissance.
Theresiitt ise'i , erywheve the' earn.; ridicu
lous and . The sole concession we
can' make to, your , hrinetiy is, het • you ha . v.e .
iriMinved upon . the change of base in - 1802; you.
destroy fewer s=oldiers' and.• burn less
,of the.
property. Y. .
How is it, that after . three.‘years of hieom
parable victories,:accarding .to Halledes face.
boils expression, "unprecedented in' the ; milk
tarry. history .of nations,” you are
,stil I ponder :
ing how to.preserve. the national Capital and
your bases of operation?. , • .
Is it a reward for'such inccess,ler the rich:e,
v,ment of such results, that you -now ask the
nation 'to passe vote:of confidence arid re-elect
y ou for cnother, berhaps.another, term? :
In.your.inangural aadrese l you gave,a.: very
Striking 'illustration. of your peculiar honesty'
liy plinriging 'yourself,' in . accordance 'thP
well.khowit'prlnciples of the_ party - which had
elected you; not . to - setiie another term; you
sabl.this in a manner 'which none 'of Your'stip•
porters then 'underatood; 'but .your words were'
evidently designated to hear:a:double meaning,
asthat, if you should find - the' iweets'Of . office:
more enticing than you posssiblv - anticipated,
'you might (mange your porpaie'without seem
-ing your'promiae.. Ctindid people
wilieee.itt. this' a- good . deal more evidence of
cnoning.thanorheneelY• • • . •
.The whole
,trUith
,is .this, • you .: are' . leading
the nation quietly .to ite'destructitin by deceiy
ing the.people Elate the dangers which threaten
it. the'first part'. of
.t . ha .catinpaign. of. 1862
Yeti geined Ail vent ages which
,you were -unable
to utiliie or even retain in. 1863: ' '••
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You Bllcs:iliced the entire' West for ',the cap:
tUre of Vicksburg, and then you proclaim. to
thelonr•winds that the Kisiiisippi,is free, vt bile
not a single steamboat can navigate it without
being attacked or perhaps burned, and without
every, paisenger.havint. the fear•of death• or
captivity before his eyes. ••
COUNTY
!.SA.IE.THF,',9 . PT,..-:M%E . ANT .. .CQUNTY; PA . ,,...5 . ATURDAYi., A,P:1.34E; : : 23'; - :'](£o4'..•
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'l'd serve the ends of,Your ,cause,' yen have
made a hero out of a . man upon whom you have
Lavished everything, ^who had' every obstacle
remoked froin his path, and' who was promptly'
.turnished. with reinforcements and ' suPplfes,
vvhile • Rosectans could get'''none; .and wbp:bas'
sea rceiy••heen,able• to hold, With' 'the Irrimeni4
reSditrcei at 'his command,
.the ground which
his predecessor gained in spite' of..you ..by. his
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:You hove offered us th.e distressingspectacle'
of the Sect ifice of' merit to.c'aprice and pe.rson= .
political interests, and this in a, republic,' in
the name mid , under • the plea of. popular save
. And .ran the climax, 'yoti- - are. obliged. to .
hear definitions hit«. this:, onciol!tional
• loyal man is' one who,' , ' rtithough not satisfied
with the measures' taken by .the government;
approve them.ull. and 'gives thetri his. constant
It seems almost • incredible: . Are We in Pon
stantinople; in St.. retersburg,'ln Rnma, .or :in
Parisi 'Arelre-the . descendants of. those. proud
Saxons 'who refused, to .succurnb to ailr - yoke,
or the illeg:itimat e'ofrspring or c-aillinals:aeelc
. ing . to secure fortime'atill greatness In: , a pe'r'.
newel woiship?. Are . We , deacerid=
ants orrbose.diciplei of 'Luther. and .Calyii2,.
i.ehe•rother than'suhj&ct.their reason foa'n on
thority which' they despised,'p'referred- , to &sr-.
patriat&theniselves to those shores'Whereohio!
the agency. of liberty, they founded ournatien•
al greatness which you are' now .striving to
drown in a' sea ol.cowardice.and . odurtatiOn,
corruption &nil : incompetency? .Were Our
cestors to visit -the:earth, they would certain-'
ly2be.surprised to see that ; : eighty years after
the. resolution whieb gave life arid libeitY to
the.nOtion, the'LinColdpisityeould find no other .
definiton of loyalty than•a' blind submission to
the decrees of the governMent. ,. ... ;-
But we . .heve•eeercised . thii •b4nd andmiute
submissiOri . during . three years;.'. during three
years we have kept silent—and what was' niore
generous t hari 'silence?, ' •
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ritild true railieal.pat . riots said noilonfilince,
"We have.not:lpst . confidence' in ,Fremont.-
What has he done or said fo . r . a'kea'r paet/".
What could hedo? What could he say?. :He
has dune.for.you what EtutlE.4..and :Sigel have
done; .wliat we...have all. done;he has been
charitable 'enotigh to beep silence; and that ,is
More than he should have 'done. ;In
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to lac
of so much incapacity, patriot;
ism alone has kept us ...silent.... f.acli time that
a fresh delear or freib concession to fOreign.po-
VOrS I:;iought an indignant exclamation to out
lips, we restrained - it4 utterance: And yet
have much grief, an d , love, and admiration, ac-'
companied each heta comb of . tbese Unknown
heroes, martyr to -theix cinintry,... Who . have
fallen,, through the'incompetency and the cold
insatiable ambition of - the -men .Whose mission
it was to lead our sons' • to , ,victory, but who
tising••binderP•by.. political considerations for
their persOnal advancement, led•them only to
a profitles - S d«ath. - • • . ' •
• And you havj not displayed more .falent , o•r.
etieigy ahroad, .Napoleon has trampled upon
the rights of .a friendly .republic; he haa'inso•
lentlf'notified us of a blockade of the :Mex . ican
coast, anti throsgl the Monroe - ne in oss
W• er A' 11 Ain e'r
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iea, he .who lays%down thelikv., or he .whia'aub.
mite to the same? .Is it,tiandlC . cin.•the 111 . ,•:nr
the successor of Wdshi . tigton?
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God alone . , Iry ItOitawiq, opon the country
inexhaustiblemateral wean It; ani . that • ardent
patriotisn - twhich every
has ..aavett the colintryfrom the,i•uin . roto Which
ynitceeltishness Would plonge•it..• This is the
Fe 6 et of the difference between 'your country'
ant - that of the .Soutir.•. • ,
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.We have been. imposed upon :long etniugh.—
The ruin ivhich You' have:been unable to au
cnrrplish intry years, would.certainly be fully
consiirimriated yo li to retrain, in power
four yea hi2lOnger, Your Military, doV.ertiors
and their Provost 'Marshala - overt ide I he. laws,
all d the" echo the urined.-heel rings fifth na
dearly now in Arneriercisii(Franee'pr
tria.' have encrol. hed.hpoh.•nur . liberty
. vvilhou securing 'victo,ry., and velnuit have
both. .
You have dishonored us abroad. by Shame,
ess' miicoacepftoo as to our true - condition.
Places that we occupied in 1862 &re now again
in,,t he hands of . the' rebels,. 'and . God knows
whether preparations . your. for the aPproaching
Campaign are,ade . quate..l Corruption has entrr
ed ,into every*itepartmenrci(.youf.•ridmint.tili:.,
tion,.fenderitig it a very Atigean stable, whieh
needs a •Hercriles as your successor:' IT is time
for the light to•shinelorrh arid for the truth'. to
frilly appear, so that, all sincere' Patriots, all,
men who lriok.fdr nothing lorther than the ad;
vancement' of .their.•country end of .liberty,
may rally in One. compact' . bo.iy..around the.
gicatyriticiple - of,liheratism,lind forth - a I:berhl'
.party really worthy of.the name.. Sucn a man
'can only save the country..
.Away with rill the iinposters' who have_
waded the temple of libel - Ty,' and turned it into
a voting-market.' let there be.an,end of this .
ridiculous farceof.uncOmlitiorial lOyalty'„which
is only fit to secure the Yote'of these foals, who,
instead of . (Vying to the root of the matter,'
blintly believe; all the 'interested' 'falsehoods
pliblished.try journals that are paid to applaud
•and 'submit, whofl ,, rright . ' or wrong..
Mr. Lincoln's honestY is.of strange. descrip—
lion, . It consists in nearly ruining , ' the country
and in disregarding its interests in order- to
make sure ofpower'for lour years longer: To
our eyes, the.mariwho has doprived. non
try of the service of . sorne of its • best citizens,
hai.beennnable to make any better
. use
olthe increilitble resources confided. to him,
and who, atter agitating so mahy public (pies
liens .withciut solving one. of them; disregards
his own utter incspscity, is,•of all the. citizens
Of the'United'States,,the - least holiest slid .the
most dangerous. • . •
•• But even, if President Lincoln were the bon •
est .man that his paid .organs represent him to
be; how. dengerotts'weuld his' re-election prove
to theltberties,ol the people,' under existing
circumstances, surrounded as' be' is, • With the
ipilitary influences that, he has' at his 'back!—
Let us remember the teachings of:history, and
the initarices of feigned or real imbecility, : all
of'which have, resulted in despotism. Siitus
V.; the half Stupid monk ,krk his cell,. and .N.i;
poleon 111 the sottish ,debauchi 'belong to ',the
Same school; - .The men,:who have had •to en
dure them, elected them as. important , individ.;
uals,.wbose'election would give time:forretlec
lion' and considerstion.':it" will soon be sixteen
years that.'France'llas reflected arid, pondered
over herlost liberty. • Fearing .the unknown
and .shrinking from the perturbation's iacident
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rri to c ancre t ey• avead t despotism and'ruin,
which are leadmgthem itievitably. to the most
terribli We f"of all eVolutions-ihtit -history . .h . as
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hithetto • , ; .
EtnbuirasOng-the.Administratio . u:
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'There never was, in thia cnuntry, certainly,
.and probably in ro other, an •adminiitrOion
as easily as•Mr; 14ineolnla.
: Every- inan who votes'in - opnosition tn . the.
Abolition. t icket; 'or glisienta in the sligheatde:
th:rdelroin : the' general.- policy; ct.. any :given.
ineasnre, cirthe . Adroinintra icna—,ever . V ona who.
eipress a invelne spetidy, and hortorahle'peape,
i.i!...nrertizs war-if war rriuSt Ibe-for the Con :
it ittitio .. anfi Union, rather than emane
. devn'ention and disunion—
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every: one wbo.nbjeein fu..9)e snspensiorr of 4-
6eas eprmisli(StittokupinOlested by ?he enemy,
where Ahern tolbe
Cott of justice, or :thilt it isn
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wrong., menjfest violatiCiri: of iew..arki justice
ribditet - end inciprisen. men,.-under
tnilitAry orderi, without charge,or
short'ev,ery free "roan who 'precis: iemainir.g.
free-to becbming
theorji, ‘e.mbarrasies" the adminisiiii•
tion, arid consequently is u rekiel:skinpathizer
and . semi‘trailori" •".•,
• It-is even rriore,than this: ~ '
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We send representatives . to Congress to rep
resent their eunstit'nency and
.the - countty, not
the President—end yet,' 'noW, every, Member
who offers a revolution
. ar moves' an inquiry .
adverse to the views of the Majority, is diiect
ly charged with the design of ...embarrassing"
the odminist ration:
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And. it has become even' wOrse ihdatthii
. .
No member can 'n o w even attempt; to amel
iorate ;he'condit ion of the soldiers,..witheut se
•eriously i‘embarrassing" Mr: LincOln . and his
Cabinet., A hiwweel•ago Mr. 'beevsOn,' we
repres•-riting the whole • Pernoetatic
voice'of the House,.oftered a' reaolution to pay
soldiers and• sailors'in gold; irrc . onSequetce,.ot
the'great depreciation of goveriiment,,green
;b'acks; by ••which' depreciatiOM.they received,
'instead of the thirtee'm dollars per month•alinW
ed..tilein bylaw, hut 'n - fraction over eight dol.
lama pet month. , This Was • denounced as
ackerne:of the COpperimads . to trembarrass the
administration," and .‘inted' down by ,the •sid•
diet's frien.ds," . f h 2 A bolition majority.:•
The other daY; in the. Senate, of. •this State,
Mr.. Hopkins, of :Washington county, liitrothic
eirn resolution instructibi the ComMittee on
Federal R. , latien to' bring in.a joint'qesoltition
initructing, our:. Senators and reqiirstin'g our.
Representatives in Coi gress to• vote 'for a law'
requiring • the..'payMent
.of rinmcoMmissioned
offices.and•privates'in . the service .of the •
ernment, in coin or, its equivalent: Imnie•
diittely he. was •charged witty making - an at:
tempt to c.embarress • the. government,'.-'...and
neat excitement prevailed among the g. , scildiet'l
friends" ir. end. outside the Senate.' ~
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• - Yet the resiilutiolioply conte.nplate4 . the sol
iiiei's thirteen . itallars'per month in manw;..ns
the act of CongreSs . prescribes, - instead.ofeight
d0,11.45.0nd a . fatxconts per. rnontiv,.wihich' they
inci‘il. receive, in. viiijation of.thai laiC. • • .
There. was no , toincombe"in this, is hris
.
been.'alleged; but only on brines, efloit to • per=
lot tri'un . iirt of simphr - jostler to the soyier,
'wh,ich: his exelosii;e mriends" refuse to cid. •
The soldiers .$Blll learn' by,ancl•by who are
heir real and , ibd heir , s / hcrioms friends.
: But mustn't this be e. very rick;qty.adminis-.
'ration which . eeery h‘nestVtenitt to do
ice so painfully "eatharroises7".
TIIE QUESTIO:V
••: ' [From' urital . of Commerce.j ,
•
Wet gone away beyond. the lake issues
.which were so - diligetitly kept' ,before the 'per).
ple forneallyi runt eelears.• The: ingenuity of
pnliticians•cnir.demagogues *3a succeSilid, in
persuading men that there
,Washrit ane• . queri,
lion hefore.them and Aar • a qu'estiort•
porting:the governtrynt'.. • I.i'was tie sharp, and
it Cannot be deiiird that it' was a aucces4til
trick of the leaders'ar the radicarparty,
the tmortle that •to support the admit' iitra,ion
of Mr. Lincoln inall'its'measures Wris•• equiva
lent to supporting, the **rgovernment."...There
were men.' who honesty lieliei•ed •tt.rti' those
Measures Would, ba rainortg,' lint they were
'`Never mind that; your
. .duty , ,, • to - support
thenni" and
.the people went'and :siipporfed
them;•.by small majorities,. indeed,
: but . by
wetit a.
:One_ I lie road:to Coin. . . • •
. Ther'e . ,wes the fieaneial inei“tii-es - of the
ailinieiptrat ion, for instances..: The most atren•
'ions . eXert ions. which Were . Made to. persiiMle
men of
. thought. 'and' experience . . Mexamine .
these tnensures, before adopting rind :support.,
ins 'them; were iir The: blind• rush'
~ ‘oppprirt.the administration",earried
it. The'wfiole paper money schema, was admi
t& i; every' suggestion; Whim' or fancy,. of 'the
ad.Liniatfation.. were' ,4 stippOttnitr,',..the winrn•
ings'of experience' were' treated as treasonable,
and—the tesulf is liclort 4 us.
There Were other schemes and .plans of the
Washington.admintitratinn which were equal...
101oubtful. -The whole plan et. putting doWn.
a 'rebellidn by liroclarnation, Of destroying an
enemy. by uniting-and condensing-.his fcricles,
of ending ir war Or law and Union bY making
,new lawito•fient for; end new-principles of
-union to, increase the labor -and dillioulty.--
Thiti whole plan was just as fair a subject of
examination end discussion ,e - s :the . titinical.
plan. But no.' Men must not think of it, must
not discuss it, must only !support," it. 'And
there is not a manin the iengtlf and breadth of
the land, in his sober senses, who,. believes the
Work'of restoring the - Union - has advanced; by.
his plan, one step,in tliree years of war. • We'
have posdivelYgatned nothing toward Orion.
We haye.'spent. - our . thousands of millions Of .
money, we , - ha . ve:dp . wn our hundreds of
thousands-of precious livesy and we 'have the
war: before' us . as:,Gerce , and. deadly' AL . -three .
years agn, r the end apparenfly.ns -far 'aWay in
the'bittle.cloilds and blood mists; • , :,•
It . 'viri4 . a: great grea' deceif t . that
idea of placing absolute power in the hands Cif
one man,.and then renuiring blind . support of
his will or his whims as air.equivelent to • sup.-
porting the goVernment.of the United, States.
This government is not a one man or one Mind.
government. It•should have teen the. salemn
duty and care ofevriy man to watch - and guard
firm invasion'ever3r.one: Or the:principles on .
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which our fonnilation'rests. There should have
been open; fre&and thorough-discuesion .of:ey
erY. step tbe ,war. crtishing...of
iron . was; in 1861;the end,Or prosperity for..the
Am,^riean'peonle...•T4e.guNyension discus=
oorhwa:s tuiteathiolotiv. to national :intisreiSC.O successr
',But now ,we have paseed' out into ti 'hew life.
The approach oi the presidemtial Afflict') has
induced men totalk; The' krappnort" of Mr:
Went:
is no longer..the supporr.of.the coiern-.
Went, The feiendeof Mr.:.Cbste. and.Geneial
Pletriont see terrible Wrongs'in his ailminietra;
tion,
.There,are numerous error , now
—blunders,
.: . m.istakes. Do . the. men: of the
Chase party who 'ofe daily .e..xposini these er'•
roes resit) , tintlerston'll'iihat they' Mean 'in. 11l
their lengthrand breath? . Whe n
. the friends o(
Mr:-Chase tell Us that Mr. Lincoin's•
(ration has been weak, •vaciliatini; uncertain,
do - they know.that this avenge:ion' means that
the lives, of our-.young men by thousands have
heen thrown away . , literally. and ibeelutrly
thrown n^'R Y.: for t hese 'errors and vacillations . ?
ii has been no small:for Mr. Lincoln , to,
make n mistake. Every Thistsk., has cost .
blood-:- pi] reovartn, kmerienn.hlood: . And ev
eryniistitlee V . yas. l 4osedll4lh . e' uiiited votes,. of
bie.party, tellin`eiiTitokos ell right and we hail
'no right to criticise', or. to advise differently!
'Who is respongible for these - errors rint . their
nwful cOsir. - Ndr.u.lone the. President, but ev
ery.inan who forbade Opposition and free die
ciission
And what are men. now doing. who admit
that, in its keatest plans,. Of finance ar of. .war; _
the administration has been wrong? Semi, of
them are acting on the idea that they May . yet
cling to the administration and savetheir s oWil
pet interests Trom . destructlon.,..ls this public'
spir it, natriotism,, , nnyihing
.that can be adrnir
edl:.; When will men lenrn that .they. cannot'
.guide their Country . by their own personal . In.,
tereJts?'• If the 'hankers of the country ,see
ruin staring them'in ihe face, and expect to
save their Own fortunes by . indueint the art
ministratioli to changi its - piiins a little to suit
them and their pet itistitutions, while they
"support ii," What 'sort of public' spirit is there
in such a course? -•
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Gentlemen' the only .way to save Yourbanks,,
the' only way to re'for ' m the finances 'of the
Country,- the only way , to save .the :Union, the
only vray to bring the war tn . a. peaceful and
successful conelusinn, la'' to' f ake .y,otir stand
openly and'rwsnfully against, the. entire course.
or the administration. Re-elect' the', present
Odministrat iom. continue the pre , sent policy, and'
ruin is inevitable. The only Sal vationle in.an
entire-Change. This ie p!etn truth.. It Hi:kiln.
for you to seek 4'..3 save , your • ba nki and'•eave
your property by.blowing.hot •and cold—going
lot the administration where it doee not 'halm
your, pockets, and , against..where it dove: harm
there; . Be ripen, faithful.. The •chaszn
in the forum is open.;,Bring..whether is dear!
est,to . you and throw it If your banks must
godotin to insure the'sitecess the. administra•
;ion.pld, boldly ,hurl i ltitem • down :into the
abyss. - Tbie' Would lie worthy - of petriotsj end
would prove your sincerity even' It yun were
mistaken, ...But if this:sacrifice' which is - de . ,
mantled of you. is vain;. it you •do not believe
that dtitY.atiti patr:olistn'refaire 'it, then. take
- your stand like hnneit; men. With the . opposi
tion, and let us-this . fall place the United States
eit' the .. - old-founiliitinti,eit Uninti 'and constito- .
linnet So we shall : save the.cOuntr
save•yoti!, property with it,, nve,the.American
Union TO be again•la light in the world,•atiel a
resting, place for all nations. • • •
101tAtE . GREELF:IIO WAR
,AND . ITS SAT.
. article.
Is7,kve York• trod./ Teproduces .nn
it ntirn by:HorneeGreelei and iiiitilfified (man
editorial
app , ared . th . e:peppli. : (Whi4s . ,aral
Dernocrato•tinited in tfie:suppor . f of the
t . iy in.thn H
; war., .Thq artela enitt
led .S4I.IHORI:EDI3E . %Y.AR" and reads'a*.fot
. . .
. The humane, tefrecting, 'redder :of a moo's
history is
.sicir;nedby the,cankontly recurring
detiils °ebonies and butch accounts
of the ItOppiness sacrificed, t . he pricationa'.cn4
(1°1.0; by tbouarindsafter thonkonrs irr gather.
nig 'from renioie carriers of the.earth to maim
and slaug,hter each'OthCr.
. ,
Meie,ilepievily,-however keel, is not enough
to account Tot IhiT.' No devils could be• foiind
silly enough Thaido torment 'themselves first;
then one anedlier. • She 6. madness is the least
explanation that nate. ' •
-7,otikinty'elosely and ateadily at -the tnktfor,-
woitatect:the 'cause of. this' horfible .
at deist a au re clue to Ifrar ravager iwtion4,
r7.giet4 ' and destriq* reople, but str . cowthei!s -guy•
era r.ealit'fnierc amid
.ehablcs aohi
rich, ir fiCcoriket•tpitic the cjiciact of pi liiiderid
'•• ; •
1 he to lgiiig of the commissary' or contraefor .
is rup t .hly.trunstorrned•into' a baroniaal . castle . ;
his suddenly acquired estate ;fattened with .
the gore of 'conailless soldiera; ttie tearS' of .
nurnerriblo. widows' 'and orebani
thonsandshre shivering and freezieg'Tor the
want of the humble dwellings which war has
destroyed, his tamilyrests secure inlordlyhnlls
and revels in hocary. • ' '
13inke,!.ve believe, said of this class, that by
means of war "their equipages shine like me
teors; their palaces rise like, exhalations.."—
Wril can they • afford- to. prate of patriotism,
"right or wrong," and'bribe venal orators with
some share of their pfundeetr, inflame the pas-
sions of the multitudes, rind- fool. them
in o enlisting to'he - shot 'at.for some .begglloy.
shilling M so a'clay, and that often unpaid.
Will the 'Masi never become wise. enough to
eteot and scout swiedipe game orimur
Sp . ppeke gevdrement tol be iive4l;• - er riro-
Okte—ti.ease by itome.ibe uneuppoiable,,--3.ed
therefore, in danger of incurring.popular. odiuth
or contempt. -It desires . to be strong in ,the
public'conli Wee, bit without .the virtue Or ca
pacity to deserve . that confidence. ft has one
unfailing resort--to pick a quarrel with some
Other. gov.ernment. That at. once withdraws
public attention form itsown mimeo, op : vices;
givesit a hold on the poPularteelings;.•etiablpa.
. . .
ita'satellites to call upon the. people. to , issup .,
pert the courary"—that is 'to rally around and
uphold the executi v e vvgatever he".may pro
attipp dLall watchfulness' let .
aside—cppropriistiona , are made by'' millions,
and the purse Ind s . worflasait tinreasirvedly,inte
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the . snils,ot.the nhieCtriagistrste.to,be wielded
MEMEM
440i4t0k
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at tie pleasure—the 'latter attains(' his, eh/mills
tbe farmer in behalf of his Wend,. "!, • , F
question the poliry Mg pieties ill
his course ire,gt once diermeirieed traqteiiosii'd
inetnifor of elariailistry. • .
,Thus thousands baked bi•otlicejridriiiii;(
to crylup the War; all murmurs.' ate:. stifled,
tresaanhablei and,'when a( last ditastefor utter .
'exhaust ion . of resources`` compels , a !slant
peace, a cOuntlesa, of pensioners, Cripple's,
'place,men, and .sfund.,hulders ete,'ptovided; to
eat up the avails of honest labor for", gni Or :
. a.
hundred:yeaii to come. , •,'
The poor:mon'. children' must.:go ,to .
hungry and glow up in
• Ignoraice,, in",•ardite
that thelavorites, of rulers t i ny alit tei.in
deli" and stare,.and riot thosvoils of, a
...Such is
. a small portion °film cost of. iharin..
furious cheat styled glory.
Greeley, it will be observed, is not Apatiting.
of any- partirular War, but of war in genarlit i =,,,..
The/ism/4 observes that .firci , mpeh good "sense
was never eleitwhere uttered by' Mr:: Greeley
since he was born a dark , infant (vtde , Partona)
nor ever. will be Agairi : the, w rath, of. an'
r , !ltrriged and deluded Populace brings,' hint
hi, l as t, speech and confession.",,
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PA nr.tiatatiT . ,,ar 11 . '1.6 . A Toil:161d, ,Ma Int;
paper ielle . tis that 'on attme .qtiestiOn' of :loCal,
interest,:andet dlscuisiOn'id,the 4egislatute of
that, States, one day ias; • week, .Ale ! , Barka r
made alurioes onalaughy on -the . ignctrena'.olr
the benighied people of ;York County,' tie Ng%
dibeovered it; on a rolltirettinir,ivhich 4e , made
among them, last:.(all. ! .
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He bald that arrioni, other things'heiligeover4'
'ed the people . of:YOrk County' had ,abaniloned ,
all belief in the txt:ge . rinrof the anil he
mingled hip• mock' and safirita,l lan,)eptetiona
rr
with the antionneeient of ihis regretful diseov:-.
abOut, the the'people in that part.ol: the':
Staff!. 'osl hie tekir,i his seat, Mi. .Gloodwin'i,
a' member froM ti town' in that . .Connty, rime,
and said.that the experience cif the gentlemen .
tea( fall might have been true, but' that since
the vipit orthat member to Yot ihe' people,
there, to a man, had recovered their ..coinvie..
lions, and had act tbeleaat doubt that thtre
was a,devil about! •. . . .
. The Rev.-Dr.Breckinridge, in . a,,speech at
Danville Kititueliyi having asserted thairtoV;-,.
•
Biamlette,had prepared a prociamaikarc,(Whick.' •
he afterward
.withdrew) calling on tbe •
forcibly to resist' the execution of oegrO
rollnieot law, the 'Louisville Jduriaof seyst,
4 , We state with the utmost positiveness, asWe
are stating, ,thatGov. -2 4raMlitte
hati prepared no rraclarrintion 'other :then 'the
one heisined before' he sawDr.' Breekinridge,. •
and that he called the Doctor. to F . riii , kfoO net .
•
Valenti) frortehim, what to de,.butto endetkicii
to engage him : in, carrying out .
ready , determined.. We • make this staternent -
'in perfect candor, op peisonaloknowletige.".' .
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A NEW OftdANIZATION OFTlra M/LITeACITIIIe
STAT , E.—Our 'friehdi Will no dotibt •be .gl . ad. to
hear that there is a bill ready and . fibrilar to he .
preaented to the Lel;iilatore, for "thi better.
government r: : organ'tation• o the -Militia'
. i ,
forces of outtate, Which, asrfan asi. vde eon'
judge, is based ova Most. excellent.. plan . ..of'.
'economy' and justice. - • It slfrect on the mode is'
which all in. ihe age' .of 'vigor- and manhood
B fi n nlif prisrleipare in . the 'defence, of our
and provides proper sehenie fortrain'ng. andi
instructibrito.bring the troops to. the highest'
degree :d effiCiency, for the.purpoae,of protect,,
log nor families and our fittines. - --.lt expose.'
fraud and cotruption, and eitoblislies n sound
system oforgakizeil adminatration throtighout'
the whole:131111e State force: . •
• We cheerfully give it our hearty aupportirte
jyre anticipate :•mtirli good revolting trom ' its'
being adopted bY•I he Leg . alatute. ; •
.
A FreciFight for Fremont:- '•
ThA. German.. Republicans haVe gone' into
the Fremont mo . vemet t , with a• Will.: They.
hava bqi-ome.•Fo thoroughly in enrneat'that
it is plain nothing can ever lirditce.
:vole for Lincoln.. Indeed; their : whore -hove-`'
Meet is . more, of a 'prote4 'against ..:him' than
an advocacy :of. any other 'candidate; eThe"
spirit of the Geirrfans • can be judged by '
following extract from e-apeech made :
Casper RUIZ at a radical . meet ing..in 'Chiesgoe- •
Said he ':did •not ••think theta' 'Was , .
.aingle.rnan present at the meeting 'Who yro'hV
standup and say that Abraham Linnoln•ehold ., • • .
'he re-elected' President of thE United Staistii. , --:! • .
Be hail,tolti the ,people' of . this cOuntri.-thet ,
the best, policy for the•country Was•'n6 ,, policy'
of all. ri.ittighter.l SO far as he (Mr:, Butt) ,
was personally..•gencerned, 4ur:did , flnet .want... '
any -sackman for President of the United. . • -
States. tUheere:] • thOught.. that Abra• .
ham Lincoln.was 'the weakige'
,arts, worst seats . •
flint ever filled 'the Yresaleittial (Great,:'
cheering.] ,•He .had no merits, that wera War—
'thy of emt6tion, and ho f fne :pore than'
arb r. , (Loud Laughte and,,apPlanse.):Re
considered, hint a perfect [Renewed!,'
applause.] , • .•
, I L '
• had come from 'the' 'little', town or, • •
Springfield, and ha.ucted ask, if he hair,noer, .• • -
seen ai y other place,; lie had tried'. to'
the generals in't he field; but ,
signally failed. The generals . .,i'he:i'O.e,r,e-joi.: •
Washington
distant from , always VvOn ,
battles, while those. who Were , near..tlie...•capi 7 "
el'-el ways, lost, theta,„ [ttoltd Vhee.ri..] • • • •
g.meral once came -under the ; 'l)(ightinii;
duence*Of Line* he' was Sure; lose every
thing.: fie Wei decidedly oPpctied ~ •
nomination .or L.incale: at'. theijialtimore'.4p-. • • •
sention, and, in. :the'. event .of Prfcnln' • Wit* • '.
re . -eles.ted, be' %Saida dread, iha • Contiegninaasi. , •
Cameron would 'be SO t b'e
the Cabinet, •this'••nnuntry .
reprOach aflvert.cotiniil yin at:
wished see; Fremont' ponitritibSts! • .
alit' hie eleel4red .filim'ee?i .
any one, except I.4fidis
[Grind .c iiers:]. • -
in thr power aectirtilhe"-
next :President of dplin'C,hi,tie%f jremorlt;; suit' '
seatesutned hi, solid; gienst,
The teading:;:iifihia;
”HOnist
is a good':
On ip native Xinpubliein.ciiilit,',‘;''• ••••: •
people of . The Cbaileittnnsi,*43tiftilff
at s 2 iP o ti hitadolACl*?&kkE9+ l 4 l -!..2•# 114: • 0 1WN .- :•;P:, t
city: y 'is
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