North Branch democrat. (Tunkhannock, Pa.) 1854-1867, December 21, 1864, Image 1

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bannoek, Pa.
• Newton Centre, Luzerne County l'a.
1 >H. j. C- BECKER.
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ining. that he has located at Tunkhannock where
he will promptly attend to ail calls in the line of
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lUflllfC Dou.sf,
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11A K KISI U'IKT , 1' ENX A -
The undersigned having lately purehas • 1 U.e
' BUERLEVt HOUSE " property, has already com
menced such a Iterations ant improvements as v.ill
render this old and popular House equal, if not supe
rior, to any Hotel in the City of Harrisburg.
A continuance of the public patronage is refpcct
fu'lr solicited.
rHIS cstablikbmcnt has recently been reutted a>i
furnished in the latest style Every attention
will he given to the comfort and convenience of those
who patronize tlie !loue.
T. 15. WALL, Owner and Proprietor .
Tunkhannock,September li, I SG I.
Wm. 11. COHT RIGHT, Prop'r
HAVING resumed the proprietorship of the above
Hotel, the undersigned will spare no effort to
/ender the house an agreeable place ot sojourn for
at! who may favor it with their custom.
Jane, 3rd, ISG3
(Late ol the BBRAI.VARD 1101-sk, EI.MIRA, N. Y.J
The MEANS HOTEL, i ona of the LARGEST
and BEST ARRANGED Houses in the country —lt
is fitted up in the most modern and tmproted style,
and no pains are spared to make it a pleasant and
agrtoable stopping-place for all,
v 3, n2l, ly.
A T OILMAN, has permanently located in Tunk
[Vl. bannock Borough, and respectfully tenders his
professional services to the citizens of thi> place arid
urrounding country.
.EST Office over Tuttou's Law Office, near the Po:
Dec. 11, IS6<-
In order to faciliate tho prompt acl
ua'ment of Bounty, arrears of pay, Pensions and
w hr Claims, due sosdiers and other pcrsous from
of the United States The under-
We 'l has mode arrangements with , at>ov3 firm
onsi e *Vertencc and close proximo and daily
U w ith the department; as well as the car
n 'I.T i ' hy them, of the decisions
J;!. V " ~ s . Iu;l '!e, enables them to prosecute
inrvw.'ii i' rC s® clln Oy than Attorneys at a distance,
I arid IV. I '<■ l' ;rs,,ns entitled to claims ofthe
alnahl 100 Can ave them properly attended
) i'g oa iae and entrusting them to my caro
t„.ll . „ A S I for liarvy l Collins,
To the Democratic Citizens of Pennsylvania
T have but wailed the tardy movements of
our public authorities in col'tcting the result
of the election held on the Bih u't., in order
to discharge the incumbent duty of calling
your attention to the means by which a ma
jority of 20,081 votes (a I now leain from
official circles) has been recorded against u*.
This majority is made up from all the votes
stated to have b<en given, to the districts at
home, including those by proxy, and all those
given in the armies—negro votes and all—in
every form of terms lawfnl and otherwise,
There have been at least two paipable forms
of fraud practiced by the supporters of Abra
ham Lincoln, in order to make up this ma
jority, and thus secure him the electoral vote
of the Stale. Ficticious ballots have been
placed in the ballot-boxes answering to false
registries, tlie same as has been repeatedly
proven to have been the case in our elections
heretofore ; and, secondly, the suffrages of
the volunteer soldiers have not only been
overawed and perverted by corrupt partisan
officials, but the retums themselves, in many
cases, have been tampered with and trans
formed. Jn reference t< ficticious votes, who
believes that Philadelphia has to day, or ever
had, 99,800 voters legally and properly regis
tered in her various wards and precincts ?
And yet th s number ot votes has been count
ed as thus resident—giving near 12,000 Abo-*
lition majority in a city that not many years
since burnt an Abolition hall in open day, as
a public nuisance !
The late attempt to exercise the right of
suffrage on the part of the volunteer soldiers,
has proved a signal failure— farce I would
call it. but for its various IT.vhncholy con
comitants. Tie d°uhts entertained by many
ts to the wisdom and propriety of this meas
ure, priur to i,s adoption, would seem to have
been fullv realized.
It is impossible ever to secure a fair and
fu'l distribution of tickets, so as to allow a
free choice to the voters in army service.—
The expenses of the attempts made to do so,
are almost beyond belief. On the part of
State, they will reach at least 30,000 ; and
the two p Jittcal organizations expended fully
as much more. The system will ahvavs be
liabie to great abuses, and must ever be une
qual in its operation, arid untaii in its results
Certain it is, that the privilege of voting
given to the soldiers is a mockery, when the
wry man against whom perhaps, he would
like to vote, has the tuost despotic control
over those who rule that soldier's every move
merit, and could send him at a word to the
front of b ittle and to death, ii he refused
compliances with their behests.
L ot i the volunteer soldiery have the pmv
er of choosing their .>w u officers, the ri lit of
suffrage f r other purposes can never fie car
ried in'.o effect in the army. Had tiicy been
fan ly* and freuly left to their own preferences
can any sane man d<<uht, but that there wo'd
have been about the same proportionate di
vision of sentiment expressed bv the soldiers
in the late elections, that was manifested by
their fathers and brothers at home 7
It is this army vote, (not to speak of the
other frauds,) which lias given our opponents
their-ecent beggarly triumph in Pennsylvan
ia. Beggarly indeed—when it is recollected
that it shows a falling off of from frty to
fifty thousand majority, within rfie last four
years! Such a victory, and so obtained, be
tokens a speedy downfall as a party, to the
advocates of negro i quality in our staunch
old Commonwealth. Revolutions never go
bach-wards. It is worthy of rem irk here al
so, that a change of twenty-five thousand
votes properly divided amongst the larger
States would have defeated Mr. Lincoln alto
It was our duty, fellow citizens. To have
rescued the Constitution at the'ate elections!
if we could. The effort was gallant!)', but
unsuccessfully made. And now, in view of
all that must inevitably transpire within the
next f >iir years. I feel honestly, more like
congratulating you as apolitical party, on
having escaped a fearful responsibility, than
offering explanations and condolence over a
defeat. After entailing a weight of suffering
upon this country, from which nothing but
the most radical measures can ever relieve
it ; after having forced into op-ration a fi
nancial system, which is but the mask of ruin
in that regard ; after so mis managing the
unfortunate civil war now upon their hands,
as to leave scarcely a hope of saving the Un
ion—it is but right that the Abolitionists,
and their instrument Abraham Lincoln, shnM
remain in a position to feel the first fruits of
their own wickedness and folly, and meet the
curses and condemnation of an outraged and
suffering people, when the impending clouds
shall mature into storm and darkness.
j Out plain duty, fellow citizens, both as a
party and as patriots, is to maintain our no
ble organization in all its power and activity.
It now comprises upwards of two hundred
and seventy six thousand freemen the bones
sinew and brains of the Commonwealth.
Every hope of an uliiinate reunion of the
States, and of restoring the Government and
laws to their original purity and vigor, lies
in the progress and ultimate triumph of the
Dem icracy. We must still continue to act
as the sentinels of freedom, ami vindicate our
time-honored principles before tho people
Instead of disbanding our clubs andassocia.
tions, let us increase tbeir number and in
spirit their action. Convene,at least, month
ly meetings. Gather, if possible, and organ
ize a Democratic assoc ; ation in every school
district, and boldly canvass on all propel
occasions the measures of our corrupt and
imbecile rulers. Expose the secret leagues
and banditti like gatherings of our opponents
and hold up to merciful scorn those who, in
midnight assemblies, and under kindled'dark
ness, conspiie to rob and ruin our countn
and at the same time to degrade our people
by plotting anaffiliatien with the negro race.
Let us, as a party, march steadily on our
accustomed paths, employing neither stealth
nor secrecy ; they are unwortoy of freedom
who are afraid to defend it in open day.
Allow mc,in this connection, to add a
word, also, in behalf of the Democratic press
of Pennsylvania. Always but too poorly re
warded, now, when nearly all public patron
age is in the bandof the fanatics, and the
expenses of printing greatly increased, it be
comes the manifest duty of every faithful
Democrat to support and strengthen his lo
cal paper, and to d scriminate in his patron
age, if compelled to so at al>, in favor cf the
Democratic prest of our own State. There
is a culpable carelessness in this respect, in
many of our public men, which is a very
proper subject of reprehension, as well of
remembrance to those who suffer from it.
Ui der ordinary circumstances, fellow citi
zens, 1 would deem the piesent duty of my
place fully discharged in this hasty reference
to the late election, and the sequent sugges
tions which 1 have ventured upon. And in
what I further undertake at this time, it is
p.ssiLtu t may be cbarged with
somewhat out of the sphera of my appoint
inent, and with entering upon a field of in
quiry that is beyond its usual limits- But
as my purpose is manly and upright, and, I
may add. patriotic—l feel I may safely rely
in these times, that the spirit ol liberty will
secure mo at least your indulgence.
On or about the l>t day of September last,
forty four substan:' 1 and reputable citizens
of Columbia and Luzerne counties, in this
State, were seized by military authority and
hurried with indecent haste, at the bayonet's
point, into the depths of a distant arid dis
used military fortress, as a place of confine
ment. One of them, in a letter to his rela
tives, in simple words that must touch ever)
honest heart, thus describes their imprison
ment. ;
' Our treatment was inhuman. When first
taken and incarcerated in this cell, not a s'o,,J
or bench to rest our ".wary limbs on ; not a
cup or knife, or U rk, or plate; and these few
indispensable articles were purchased at ex
horbitnt prices, attended with vexatious de
lay. Forty four of us in one cell, without
even a separate place to attend to the calls of
nature, it is no wonder that one of our num
ber was soon laid in his last resting place,
and many others prostrated by disease."
Four of their number have recently been
brought to trial before a military commis
sion, and three of thorn sentenced to heavy
fines aiul imprisonment, upon charges clearly
cognizable in the civil courts of the State and
of the United States. With the question of
the guilt or innocence of these men, ( and I
helii ve them truly innocent of any deliberate
infraction of law, ) I have, in this place, noth
ing to do. It is the startling fact, that forty
tour men, of good repute in their respective
neighborhoods, some of whom had held pla
ces of ingh public trust and honor, should be
seized by soldiery in the heart of this peace
ful and loyal State, dragged off to a noisome
military dungeon, and there kept for months,
without being confronted by an accuser; one
of them in the meantime dying, as is believed
from suffering thus ; another becoming blind
from bis confinement, while most of the oth
ers still c .nlitiue shut up-in Fort Mifllin—a
damp, island fort, constructed more with a
view of resisting a bombardment, than any
thing else! A brave old name desecrated ;
a fortress associated with many proud recol*
lections and memories of our forefathers'
struggle for freedom turned into a bastilefor
the ues of modern tyranny I
This is not all, nor in iny view the worst
of the case—it it is to be established as a pre
ceedent. These men are being drawn % out,
one by one, to be tried before a tribunal un
known to the Constitution—called a Court
Martial, in which they arc denied the privi
lege priceless in a freeman's estimate—of a
trial bv a jury o f their peers, and of the vici
nage !
I should impliedly impugn your intelligence
and love of freedom, fellow-citizens, by offer
ing here any elaborate di-sscussion of this sa
cred right of trial by jury. No work of ty
ranny so stirs the inmost _ depth of every
freemans heart,as any attempted infringement
of this precious principle of liberty which has
come down to us untrstntneled and nnitnpar*
ed from the days of Magna Charta to the
present moment. The very idea of a Milita
ry Commission sitting in the heart of our
fiauhful, law abiding old Comm nweat'.h, to
try anything but simply breaches of military
law and regulations, is monstrous and unbear
able. Our Legislature f.vrly humbled jtself
to subserviency, in pt'-mg liws punishing
any resistance, by word or deed, to the con
scription laws of Cone res > j and Congress
in its turn has piled enactment oa enactment
—n iw endorsing our gracious President's
proclamations of martial law, and next re
straining thctn—but all the while Painting
to the civil cowls as the proper tribunals to
to try the class of offenses newly announced
—shall I say, created, by both President and
Congress—Lord and Masters of a submissive
people !
I submit, fellow citizens, whether it is not
the duty of ihe two hundred and seventy six
thonsand Democrats of Pennsylvania, to in
quire into this alarming violation of those
great principles of hnman rights, which even
no monarch on the throne of our English an
cestors since the date of Magna Charta, ever
yet invaded with impunity ; and no adminis
tration of our Government aver before dared
to infringe, even in tho slightest degree 7
The fate, to day, of these men of Columbia
County, if innocent, may' be ours to morrow
Besides, if it really has come to pass, that.
the old laws of the land require enforcement
by bayonets, and the new ones introduced,
and about to be introduced. , need the same
illustration and support, it must at least be
interesting to the people to know it, and be
prep-Ted to yield up gracefully all our cher
ished principles of civil freedom baptized in
blood of the fatheis of the revolution, and be
queathed to us as their inestimable legacy !
1 rue we had the boastful announcement
of the Secretary of State at Washington, that
the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus
placed every independent heart in the land un
dcr his gaolership ; and we had also* the prac
tice of Secretary Stanton's satraps in various
places in other Slates, showing the same
grand estimate of his secret tri .ls WITHOUT
JiRUNj were to be substituted for grooved ;
• igs in the civil courts of the country,in cases
clearly defined by statute law as belonging
exclusively to their jurisdiction, is a state ot
things which could not have been fully con
teuiplated bv the people of Pennsylvania at
the late election. We really seem to bo fast
reaching the condition of the German Baron
of olden time, who, in order to provide the
the means for maintaining his castle againstt
assailants, mortgaged it to some neighboring
Sbylocks, who suz.-d and appropriated it
themselves, before the Baton's dofeaseswere
completed. Or, in plainer words, in conduct
ing what appeared at the outset to be a prop
er struggle tosu-tain the powers of the C. n
stitution, and the supremacy of the laws over
the Southern States, we are now sinking the
same vital principles here at home !
\\ lio is responsible for this position of al
fair so lar as our Slate is concerned ? The
new Military Commander of this division.with
his >wn fair record to preserve, and a bright (
ancestral fame in memory, cannot be acting a i
voluntary pm tin them. The Governor ol
Pennsylvania disavows all prior knowledge of
the original proceedings against the Columbia
county prisoners, and all responsibility in the
premises. '1 he Judiciary, il applied to,would
probably be disinclined to enter into a conflict
with the military authorities, in which would
simply be illustrated, that the President and j
his Cabinet ministers are the Lords pra '
mount of our destinies, both civil and mill
tary !
The people can permit—can perpetuate
this position of our liberties if they desire,
They have the power—the arcftil power to
prove recreant to themselves ; to become the
executioners of their own rights, their own
happiness, and their own glory illustrated ii
the past. Yes, if they so elect as a people,
they tm.y, in cowardly supineness allow them
selves to be covered with the pall of despot
ism as dark and dismal as ever shrouded any
of its victims in the old world ; anu finally
fiil the latest, of (hose ignoble graves of na
tional freedom, that lie in dreadful warning
along down the great pathway of recorded
time 1
In behalf of the Democratic State Central
Committee of Pennsylvania.
C. L. Ward, Chairman.
Towanda, Ta., Dec. sth, 1864.
Jlelrct jStorg,
It was six o'clock in the afternoon. At
this time the great wholesale warehouse of
Messrs. Hubbard & Son was wont to close,
unless the pleasure of business compelled tf;t>
partners to keep open until later.
The duty of closing had usually devolved
on Edward Jones, a boy of fourteen, who
had lately bt en engaged to perform a few
sl'gbt duties for which he received the sum
of fifty dollars annually. lie was the 'boy 1
but if he behaved himself so as to win the
approbation cf his employers li Is chance of
promotion was good.
Yet there were some things that rendered
this small salary a hard trial to him—cir
cumstances with which his employers were
unacquainted. His mother was a widow.—
The sudden of Mr. Jones had thrown
the entire family upon their own resources,
and the&c were iudeea hut slender.
There was an older sister who assisted
her mother to sew, and this with Edward's
salary constituted the entire income of the
family. Yet by means tf unt'ring industry
they had continued thus far to live, using
strict economy of course. Yet they had
wanted none of the absolute necessaries of
But Mary Jones— Edward's sister—grew
sick- She had taken a severe cold which
terminated in a fever. This not only cut off
the income arising fi> m her own labor, but
also prevented her mother from accomplish
ing as much as she would otherwise have
been able to do.
On the morning of the day on which our
: stoi'7 commences, Mary had expressed a
longing for an orange. In her fever it wo'd
have been most grateful to her.
It is hard, indeed, when we are obliged to
deny to those we love that which would be
a refreshment and a benefit to them.
Mrs. Jones felt this, aud so did EJnard.
"I only wish I could buy you one, Mary,
said Edward, just as he set out for the es
tablishment. ''Next year I shall receive a
larger salary, and then we shan't have to
pinch so much."
'"Never mind, Edward," said Mary, smil
ing faintly. "I ought not to have asked fur
it knowing how hard you and mother find
it to get along without me."
"Don't trouble yourself about that, Mary,"
said Mrs. Jones, soothingly, though her
heart sank within her at the thou lit of her
empty larder. "Only get well, and we shall
get on well enough afterwards."
It was with the memory of this scene that
Edward went to the store in the morning.
All around Lim were boxes of rich goods
reprc-onting thousands of dollars iu
Oil, lboqu,,t fie," if [ had only the
value of one of 'hese boxes, how much goid
'.t would do poor Mary," and he sighed.
As he passed the desk of his employer his
attention was drawn to a bit of paper lying
on the flour beneath.
lie picked it up, and to his great surpris
found it to be a ten dollar bill.
The first thought that flashed upon him
wa ;
"How much good this will do Mary. 1
can buy her the oranges she wants, and she
shall have some every day. And perhaps
she would like a chicken."
But a moment later his countenance fell.
"It isn't mine"' lie sighed. '-It must be
Mr. Ilubbarrl s. This is his desk, and he
must have dropped it."
"Still," urged the tempter, "he will never
know it. And, after all, what are ten dol
lars to him. He is worth a hundred thous
Still. Edward was not satisfied. Whether
Mr. Hubbard could spare it or not was not
the question. It was rightfully his and must
be given back to him.
"1 II go to his house and give it to him this
very night." said Edward. "Otherwise I
might be temptod to keep it."
lie determined- to go to Mr. Hubbard's
before he went home. The sight of his sick
sister might perhaps weaken his resolution,
and # this muse never be. He must preserve,
his integrity at all hazards.
He knew wheie Mr. Hubbard lived. It
was a large, fiuc looking house on a fashiona
ble street. Ho had passed it several times
and wondered if a man must not he very
happy who was able to live in such 6tyle.
Without any necessary delay, therefore, he
went to the house, and, ascendmg the steps
rang the belt.
A man servant came to the door.
"Well ?" he said.
"Is Mr, at home 7"'
"Yes, but he has only just come in, and I
don't th'nk ho can see you," was the reply.
"I am in his employ," said Edwaid quietly
"an I I have just come from the store. I
think he will see me if you mention this to
Edward was left standing in the hall while
Mr. Ilubbard was sought by the servant ; as
he came up to Edward he said :
"Well, has anything happeued 7"
"No, sir," said Edward, "but I picked up
this bill near your desk, and supposed you
must have dropped it. I t jought I had Ut
ter bring it here directly."
"You have done well," said Mr. Ilubbard
"and I will remember it. Honesty is a very
valuable quality in a boy just commencing a
business career. Hereafter I shall have per
fect confidence in your honesty."
Edward was gratified by his assurance,yet
as the door closed behind hirmand he walked
out into the street, the thought of his si.-->
ter sick al homo atrain intruded upon iiitn,
and he thought regretfully, how much good
could have been done with ten dollars. Not
that he regretted that he ha.l been honest
There was a satisfaction in doing right, but I
think my readers will understand his feelings
without ay expiaa i tion.
Mrs. Jones brought some toast to her
daughter's bedside, but Mary motioned it
"Is there anything you could relish, my
daughter 7"
"No." said she hesitatingly, "nothing that
we can get."
Mrs. dunes sighed— a sigh which Edward
It was with a heavy heart that Edward
started for the warehouse the next morning.
Ho had never felt the craving for wealth
which now took possession of him.
| lie Ret about his duties as U6uai, About
I two hours after he had arrived at the store,
! Mr. Ilubdard entered. lie did at first
I appear to notice Edward, but in about half
au hoar summoned him to the office, which
was partitioned off from jhc remainiuder of
he spacious rooms in which goods were
lie smiled pleasantly as Edward -entered
his presence.
"Tell me frankly," he said, "did you not
feel an impulse to keep tho hill which you
found last night ?"
"I hope you won't he offended with rue,
Mr. Hubbard," said Edward, "if I say that I
"Tell me all about it," said Mr. Hubbard,
with interest. "What was it that withheld
you. I should never Lave known it-"
"I knew that," said Edward,
"Then what withheld you from taking the
bill ?"
"First I will tell you what tempted me,"
said Edward. "My mother and sister are
obliged to depend upon sewing for a bring,
and we live but poorly at the very best; But
a fortnight since Mary became sick, and (tinea
ihen we have had a hard time. Mary's ap
petite is poor, and does not relish food, but
we are able to get her nothing better. When
1 picked up that bill I could not help think
ing bow much I might buy with it for her.' 1
"And yet you did not take it ?"
"No, sir ; it would have been wrong, and
I could not have looked you in the face after
Edward spoke in a tone of modest coufir
"Mr. Hubbard went to the desk and wrote
a cheque."
"llow much do I pay you now ?"
"Fifty dollars a year," said Edward.
"Henceforth your duties will be increased,
and I will pay you two hundred. Will that
please you ?"
•Two hundred do'lars a year?" exclaimed
Edward, his eyes sparkling with delight.
"Yes, and at the end of the year, that will
lie increased, if, as I hare no doubt you will
you continue to merit my confidence."
"Oh, sir, how can I thank you ?" soid Ed
ward, full of gratitude.
"By preserving you integrity. As I pro.
sume you are in present need of money I will
pay you one quarter in advance. Here is a
cheque for fifty dollars which you can get
cashed at the bank. And, by the way, you
may have the rest of the day to yourself."
Edward llew to the bank, and with his
sudden riches hastened to the market, where
be purchased a supply of p PO ri 6 j ona ' such M
he knew would be welcome at his home, and
t hen made haste home to announce his good
A weight seemed to fall eff tho hearts of
mother and daughter as they heard his hur
ried story, and Mrs. Jones thanked God for
bestowing upon her a Ron whose good princi
ples had brought them this great relief.
And Mr. Hubbard slept none the worse
that nigut, that at a slight pecuniary sacrifice
he had done a kind action, confirmed a boy
in his integrity, and gladdened a ftruggliug
family. If there were more employers as
considerate as he there would be fewer dis
honest clerks.
Brick Pomeroy, of the La Crosse Democrat
takes the result of the election good natured
ly, and makes out that the Democrats have
done as well as the Abolitionists. He says;
NOT SO B in.—Election Is over, and all who
are sensible people will once more be friends.
The Republicans say we abused them
and their candidate. So we did. And they
abused us and our candidate. Here we are
even. They voted against us. We voted
against them. Here again we are even
They spent time and money. So did we.-.
Here again we ate even. And besides it
cost the Republicans more to elect their
President then he will ever benefit them.-*?
Here we have the advantage. And again
thousands who have worked for Old Abe
beautiful Abe, in hopes to be rewarded with
office, will be disappointed and for year,
feel sore at heart. Here we have tnem again-
And still auother ! They began this war
let them be responsible for its ending.
It is a bad time to swap horses when cross*
ing a stream. Let us rather drown the
horse. Make him carry his load through !
The Republican party has disarranged our
finances. Let it remedy them. Republican#
are holding U. S. Bonds. Let them hold
them! In four years from now no one elsa
will want to ! Republicans want to free the
negro. Let them do it. They want to do
ihe black cuss a kindness by sending kim
to war, All right. Let none but negroes
go to war. We can stand it. Here we are
even. Republicans do not intend to go to
war. We do not intend to. Here again we
are even ! They won't go to the war. And
wc won't. Here again wo are even with
them. The Republicans will have no more
drafts And we will bare no more ! Even again!
They intend to stay at home to watch cop
porhe-uls. We intend to remain at home to
watch thom ! Here wo have them again.
Over two million ot men in the North voted
for McClellan. Quite a moderate bond of
brothers. Hero wo have tWin again
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