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STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA. NOVEMBER 3, 1864.
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Dcmddratic Fraud Upon the Sol
diers. Their letters
Special Dispatch to The N. Y. Tribune.
Washington, Oct. 26, 18G4.
The Military Commission, Major-Gen-
Uoubleday, President, was ordered
to suspend the trial of the blockadc-tra
tiers to day, and proceed to Baltimore
forthwith, to investigate and try a recently-discovered
case of most astounding
fraud and forgery connected with the
New-York State soldiers votes.
The commission will leave by the first
train to morrow morning.
The charges are in brief, substituting
"McCllellan" for "Lincoln" votes in the
original cavelopcs submitted by the sol
diers, and in forging names thereto.
One box, over three feet long, contain
ing many thousands of these fraudulent
vote.", has been seized. Others are known
to have been scut to Xew-York.
The developments in this case promise
to be of the most startliug character.
From Another Correspondent
Washington, Oct. 26, 1864.
Astounding discoveries have been made
by the Government of intended frauds in
regard to soldiers' votes.
The grounds of the confidence of lead
ing Democrats of being able to carry Xew
York are now understood.
A systematic aud wide-spread conspira
cy has been brought to light carried ou
by agents here, at Baltimore, Harper's
Kerry, and in the Army of the Potomac,
under the immediate supervision and di
rection of the party in that State. Seve
ral of these ageuis have been arrested,
xnd are uow in jail, and others will be
arrested as fast as proof can be collected,
and proper provision can be made for
Mcu now in custody have been active
ly engaged in thid business for weeks,
and. as one of the parties involved de
clares, forged ballots of this kind have
been forwarded in dry goods' boxes full
to Xew-York aud Albany.
Judge Holt, the Judge Advocate Geu
c...i,thas had the papers laid before him,
and has prepared a brief report on the
subject. He Pronounces the crime thus
committed to be one of the most serious
character, and it will be dealt with as
such by the Government.
A Military Commission has already
been ordered, and will meet to-morrow
morning in Baltimore, uuder the Presi
dency of Gen. Doubleday, for the trial of
two of the leading actors in this conspira
cy, who are known to have been in direct
and constant communication with leading
members of the party.
The testimony in their cases, which I
have seen aud read, is full, direct and
conclusive. It will leave not thes'i 'hiest
room Jbr doubt that a gigantic conspira
cy has been at work for mouths iu ma-
luring ana executing a plan
San for delr.iuJ-
ins the soldiers
of their votes, and for
overwhelming the suffrage of
at home, by the forged votes of thousands
aud tens of thousands of soldiers who
have fallen in battle or died in the hospi
tals, or who have never existed. In some
cases sealed envelopes containing "Lin
coln" ballots have been opeued and "Mc
Clcllan" ballots have been substituted;
but the main reliance of the conspirators
has been in the forgery of signatures of
pretended soldiers to papers transmitting
"McClellan and Seymour" votes.
The court-martial which meets to-morrow
for the purpose of trying the parties
already arrested, will make short work of
the case, and the Government will not
hesitate to carry into effect whatever sen
tcuce they may prouounce.
Other parties implicated will be sent
before them as rapidly as" possible; aud all
the agents iu the affair arc under the
vigilcut surveillance of the Government.
You must not be surprised if these dis
elosure and arrests shou'ld touch some
persons big iu political authority.
Among other things discovered in this
eity, was the headquarters of a set of
gentlemen busily engaged in filling up
commissions of agents, signed in blank,
and some of the parties involved them
selves hold commissions.
Baltimore, Oct. 27, 1864.
It is alleged that extensive frauds Lave
been discovered iu this city aud Wash
ington on the part of the Commissioners
of New-York State to receive and forward
the votes of soldiers. Two State Agents,
M. J. Ferry of Canton, St. Lawrence
County, and Edward Donhue of Albany,
lave been arrested, and were brought for
trial this morning before the Military
Commission, of which Maj.-Gen. Abner
Dombleday in President, and CoJ. John
A. Foster, of the 195th Newr York. Judge
Advocate. The following .charge and Western part of the State of New-York; the kind the Commission has or is to re
Bpecificatioas were read ? j I do not know how from what oounty; he'eoive. Phil: Ledger;
Charges and specifications preferred a -
gainst Edward Donohiie, jr., and M. J.
Charge: Conduct prejudicial to the
welfare of the service by falsely personat-i anybody present but Donahue and myself
ing and representing officers and soldic when Mason first proposed to forge the
in the service of the United States, and papers; tberc was a man named Bundy
in such assumed capacity falsely and in my office; he is, now in New-York; al
fraudulently signing and forging names so a man named II. Newcomb: I never
ua auu iur iuu names or omcers ana sol-
diers in such, service.
&j)ccijicutions : In this that said Ld -
ward Donohue, jr., and J. M. Ferry, be -
ing ostensibly authorized as the agent for
the State of New-York for the purpose of
ruLciviug ine votes ot the soldiers ot the
United States for Electors of the State of
. "'VJV""J "" u
Xew-1 ork at the general election to be
he d on the 8th day of November, 1861,
did falsely and fraudulently pesronate of
ficers and soldiers who have been or now
arc, or who purport to be in the military
service of the United States, and did
falsely and frequently sign and forge and
aiso caused to be signed and lorged to
the blanks issued under and pursuant to
chapter 258, of the Laws of the State of
New-York, passed April 21st, 1864 enti-
tied "An act to enable qualified elec-
tors of the State absent therefrom, and in
the military service of the United States
iu the army and navy thereof, to vote,"
....... a : i i c ie
u .uiics puijjurtiug iu uu tiiu uauxua ui uui- 'am uol cerium mat ue UlQ or Old not say
cers and soldiers in the military service anything about there being twenty men
of the United States aud qualified elec-! over there who could attend to these mat
tors of the State of New-York and absent ters; I do not know how many forged pa
therefrom, said blanks being issued under pers were sent off; but I heard them say
said law, and intended to be used
purpose oi transmitting
vote of the
soldiers, singing the same to his proper
attorney, to be used at the general elec
tion to be held in said State on the 8th
day of November, 1864; all this being
done by said Donohue and Ferry with
the iutent and for the purpose of having
such blanks so signed, used as and for
the act aud deed of the officers and sol
diers, or pretended officers and soldiers
whose names nurnorted to be signed
thereto, and in fraud of their rights as I
such electors; all this at the cities of Bal
timore and Washington, during the month
of October, 1S64.
On the conclusion of the reading of
the above Ferry plead guilty to a portion
of the charges, and said he signed the
names of some. In answer to Judge Ad
vocate Foster, who stated that his plead
ing to the charge should be either gener
al or special, he said he desired to have
counsel. He was informed that he could
send for any person he should choose as
his counsel, and immediately scut for a
lawyer of this city. Donhuc plead a gen
eral denial of the whole affair and wan
ted to be represented by counsel from Al
bany nr New 1 ork. lie said he thought'
the matter belonged to a civil tribunal in-
stead of a military. He requested to)
know it llevcrdy Johnsou was to be had,
as he was coufident he would defend him.
Gen. Doublcday aud Judge Advocate
Gen. Foster said they had no objection to
postpone' the case as the prisoners had no
counsel, in order to allow them to obtain
it, and accordingly adjourned till Friday
at 10 o'clock.
Donohue then telegraphed to Peter
Cagger and Sand ford E. Church, notify
ing them of their arrest, and desiring
them to obtain counsel for them immedi
ately. It is staled that seven dry goods boxes
of votes for the Democratic National and
the Commission; with letters, &e., iuvolv-
btale nominees have heeu lorwaraca iromjstC:mj cnjrIne3j which are rusted-and bent
here by express. Several -packages of thc out 0f Bhape, be repaired. The watcr-
alieged forged tickets are in the hands ot!Wiiecis must be
ing parties in New-York. are factories razed to the ground which
Importaut additional disclosures are ex-. must be again raised, and the thous
pected to-morrow. Some letters and doc-an(i tens of thousands of spindles which
umeuts will be adduced of great import- j now rcst idy jn their frames, must fly in
auce. It is understood that the fraud ;a si,ort time as swiftly as of old. So of
was discovered by a Clinton County tdose steamers which once furrowed the
Agent ot the U nion Committee, who j sea but are now wrecked or sunk.
called upon Icrrey to make certain in-or otherwise lost to the commerce
quirics. Ferrcy mistook his political 0f the world they must be replaced
character and discovered the matter to : pown the slonting way to the sea, the new
him, when after obtaining a full knowl-1 keels shall glide, while the sun-burnt car
edge of the facts, he communicated thc,peuters and the engineers watch their
matter to Gen. Wallace, when the parties i crafys baptism with pride. The railroads
FERRY S CONFESSION.
After the adjournment of the Court,
Mr. Ferry made the following full con
I do not recollect the time when the
first papers were forged, but it was in thc'and here the protessional man will claim
presence of O. K. Wood, of Clinton bis share with the artisan. The locomo
Countj'; it was done in my office, No. 85 tives have been burnt aud destroyed by
Fayettc-st., Baltimore; I am, and have ' hundreds, and they will require to be re
been for the past two )'cars, the Agent produced with all the celerity with which
for the State of New-York, appoint- 0ur shops are capable,
by Gov. Seymour, to look after the sick i Substantial rewards seem, nay, arc cer
and wounded soldiers of New-York; I; tain, in the future for those who arc la
first saw Wood on Wednesday of last boring to restore, not destroy, the govern-
wcek, at my office; he came and rcpre-
scutcd himself as an agent ot the Central
Committee of his country to look after its
local ticket; he talked about the way in
which votes could be taken; It was agreed
that we should sign the names of soldiers
and omcers and then send them home to incentive to put torth every euort to re
hare the local tickets filled iu; I made store tranquility and speace. Scientific
out small papers; I signed the names of American.
soldiers on quite a number of them; I m.
cannot tell what names we signed; the
papers are now in the bundle on the ta- A "Specimen Brick."
ble; I did not sign names of officers, but The U. S. Christian Commission have
Donahue signed any quantity of them; received from Nevada a silver and gold
there was a large package of these papers brick, . worth .82,000 in currency, as a
left with me which I destroyed; that contribution to the cause. It is as much"
package contained over 200; Donahue as a man can conveniently lift and no
signed them all: the idea of forging these man could carry such a brick in his hat
papers was first suggested by a mas-
named Stephen Maxon : ho is from the
is not in the service; he is a State agent;
'I cannot say at what time it was first pro-
I posed to forge these papers; it waa almost
two weeks sp-o: T rln nor. think tl, oro win l
saw him until he
SJ1W him .,t.t;i 1 . l.
lawyer in Albanv: nart of fWnd -
a in uuLii 1111 i.iiiiir: 1. 11 1 1 r: tit. i ; i
jpers were made in my office, and part
' were brought there; they were usually
brought in a bundle tied up; I do not
know who brought them : I had -no let-
r ' j-'-f . " T rL
ters irom, Peter Cagger, except what were
found in mv desk: I never knew of anv
iuuuu "J jf uuah.: x uuver kucw oi any
correspondence on this subject with Gen.
! Farrell, the Commissary of Subsistence,
except the package which you have; the
package contained a lot of blank enve
lopes and power of attorney, with a letter
from Gen. Farrell, marked "confidential,"
inuii uuuuuucu a list or ine names or
( the resideuts of Columbia County; I did
'not let any one know I destroyed the
forged papers left with me, but told my
associates that I sent them to different
parties in the State to be mailed; a young
; man came from Washington on Friday or
j Saturday last, saying if I had any spare
i blanks to send them on to Washington; I
. i ,i. . t i. i . .
they sent them from Washington bv the
(dry eoods box full: I do not recollect
hearing them talk disparagingly, but they
talked quite jubilantly and confidently: I
sent a package of forged papers to Gene
ral Farrell with the following letter:
"If you arc energetic you will be able
to get the within votes all arranged for
the 8th of November. I should have
done more to them, but I have not time;
l!,c' "e 00 th.e .square, the same as
I the Blacks got theirs. Neither would
bear close scrutiny. Ed. Donhue said
send this ou to you, and I have done it.
"Yours truly, Democrat.
"P. S. They are all soldiers; compa
ny aud regiment. All 0. K. The rest
I have nothing to say. If you have no
use for them scud them back.
"M. J. FERRY",
"No. S5 West Fayette-st., Baltimore."
Puture Protpects for Mechanics.
When the war shail have ceased, this
country will present a scene of industry
unparalleled in history. War alwaj-s dc-
jvastatcs and destroys, aud in the old
countries of the world, where slower
methods and no systems are employ
ed, it takes generations to repair the dam
age of a great couflict. On some of the
older battle-fields of the Revolution
marks of carthworhs are still plainly
But in the after time, when the pres
ent struggle is decided, our mechanics
will have opportunities to display their
energy and skill to the utmost. The
States laid waste by the tramp of conten
ding armies must blossom anew, and be
plowed, uot with the .fire and sword, but
by the sturdy teeth of some machine.
The mills which are now sileut and used
only as refuges for sharpshooters, must
I grind or saw again in the future, and the
adiusted so that thev
whirl vigorously with their loads. There
shall reach out their arms again ; they
shall lace the prairies, they shall stretch
away to the illimitable West. From all
comers of our favored Jand, the locomo
tive shall bear us plenty and prosperity.
Many roads are now broken and so de
stroyed that they will have to be surveyed
meut. Mochanics, more than any other
class in the community, have a direct
interest in its maintenance, and should
be the last as we believe they are to
encourage its cuemies iu any way. Self-
interest, if not patriotism, should be au
without losing his balance or his hat.
We believe it is one ot several bricks of
GEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN.
He Repudiates the Leaders
the Democratic Party.
2few York takes Snuff -Pennsylvania
Like "Sherridan, Sherrid
Sherridan " George Francis
"w..uau, uuuiku JL-liluuio nam wum
instant, in a style that tired and amused
a crowded mass of nnnn b in Nut nna
TT.ll w i. 5iiL: t,.:
i l r- i t . , a it
tracts from hl9 arl ca-nifnnrlnni. nnnrns.
it u uiuau Lilt: luziii it 1 1 1 i' 1:11 iiii:lt uv-
; . : .
am vnmnl.n n 1. ! ,1
H on Saurday evening, the 22d'" fi f" . - -
England, and hm nnne.nmee at tho'P.0'48 a right to do anything
n,: w n ' . l , , , it
Cbcago Convention as a delegate he thus
"?cd. to he Prcse fc, Positlo of or"
ganizatiou known as the Democratic par
T ;il n i j.j t
...... M 11U llblb iu I IUUUIUUVV.
J!J'..' .1 . i t
mencementof the war, telegraphed to
New Orleans, "If any man hauls down
til A Am Art nnn flnrr cVinnf liin-t ttt n "
(Cheers.) My Vice-President was the
Navy. I want no better man than that
"Old Salamander" who chained himself
to the masthead as he went into Mobile
T mj- ii .
" w V UU.i UIIULU II 1 III A J 1 1 11 .
sjuy. xiiis, mese Jjemocrats said, we
won't do. Then it was that I saw treas-
fin HnArryn 1?
lucuienan is the mere
eauuiaaies were the Army and iNavy. P fl, - , , ... lt .
..m1 at . j . sot the people; and yet the South, when
ecrs iuv nlatiorin waa to drive the - . o r ' ,.J. , ' .
r French Out of Mexico, and England off f"1" n uPn' sPensed
'hp on, rnh00a Tou fi . j- with that letter formally. Yet there are
the sea. (Cheers.) - I said that my candi- ,,. , ,
chattel of Sam Barlow, and Sam Barlow ""Zi T Pe, c?Sl'
: i i i c -r i . i they are now the, mere shadow of En"-
in, Tl" It , BC ,Ttj ! hd- Who are the leaders of the Demo
and Belmont is the agent of the Roths-1 : . mu. n n
vuiius, wiiu uiu iiiu aguins oi toe uouieu-
-.1, ;l.l I. il. jTil.- n..i-J
erate Government in England. (Cheers.
They arc going on sending moncv through 1
these ageucies to try to carry the State of
Pennsylvania in November. (Cries, of
"They can't do it!") When I st
ey cane ao it: ) When 1 saw
this, I thought it was time for me to
leave. They saw I was not
i j i" u a.. -.i ,r...
can't go with the Convention." I
knew that the rules of Congress governed
the Convention, and that a delegate for a
territory could be admitted without the
privilege of speaking. But it was quite
nauseating to see the political maggots
moving about in that Convention.
Laughter. They didn't want a man
there with an audience of 150,000 men
back of him. Long went in, and he found
there was no "freedom of speech" in that
Convention. It was the rule of the New
York rowdies. I said God bless Manhat
tan. I told them it was time to think of
the Union and the country and that you
couldn't do it upon that platform. I
J ,tavu iv ITUt CU1U. XUU
found the Regency and the Rothschilds
ruled the entire destiny of that Conven
tion. I know no more pitiful sight thau
to see the Pennsylvania delegation cring
ing before these New York men. When
New York took snuff all Pennsylvania
sneezed. (Laughter.) When New York
laid an egg all Pennsylvania cackled.
I had one hundred delegates to go for
Dix. In the morning, Pendleton told me
that "So help me God, I will do all I can
to beat McClellan" and I think he has.
(Laughter.) At ten o'clock they offered
him the Vice-Presidency, aud he went o
ver ! I saw Vallandigham at the break
fast table, and I said to him, "You have
sold out this concern, and if I can find it
out I'll burst the whole thing." Vallan-
1mm eiJr) "Train xrnw
talk too loud !"
MM-, n . . 1 f r-. . . . 1 ...rtr nil a1a11 SM.I-
11V, UCill LUU11J111" lb ttaa ttll tiuccu UUI.
Uuder the idea of "pap," they supposed
there was nothing but what they could
carry. I saw their platform. It was the
amalgamation of men and
I ever saw- Soon after, I wrote
my opinion ot it. it was
Resolved, In order to please the Trim
mer War candidate, avc have war.
Resolved, In order to please the Trim
mer Peace candidate, we have Peace.
Resolved, In order to please all, that
the war go ou uutil we get iu. (Laugh
ter.) At the same time it reminded me of a
little story, wherein it is related that it
Resolved That we have a new jail.
Resolved, That the new Jail stands
where the old jail stood.
Resolved, That the old be not removed
until the new one be built. (Laughter.)
They nominated McClellan. They then
came to me. and said, ''You'll join us V
I told them not much. They had got
them all. It was a big cheese and had
licnn four veara toastintr. and it is seldom
vnn trnt so mnnv wWf ruts in ono box as
thov Au nf. r.hi Hnnvntinn. f Laticrhtcr.
I came back to New York, and the only
""J . o
noise along the route I heard was the rat
tle of the cars, which seemed to say "Mc
Clellan ! McClellau !" and they tortured
, r ,1 ' l-i.
into cheers ior uicir canaiaate.
x came iu new xuik auu tuu ivegency
offered me a seat in the Cabiriet. I told
X i XT 7 1. ,1 llj- T)
! them I knew of forty-one appointments
already. I told them that I recollected
that upon another occasion an individual
offered vast possessions, when the devil
did not own a potato patch- And when
they gave cheers for McClallan, itremin-
flrirl nil nf TOliiaflincr nf. n fii'nmvil. Whnn
Mr. Hall, the chairman of the Philadol-
phia committee to write to' Mr. Train' to
stump-the State, wrote to me, I replied :
Chicago Nomination Positive, Boil,
October Meet iotis Comparative Boil-
I also said
r November 8th, 1864,
The Democratic Party.
Disease : Party on the Brain.
On the State Rights subject the dis
tinguished sneaker - desired to sav a few
ol , words. Of all things, this doetriue. as
jlaid down by the leaders of what has as
sumed the name ot Democratic party, 13
the most absured. Individuals make
families, families make up' the towns,
f rtTir r o i iTo-s 1 V 1!
hn Pivilrv' vu up me counties, couuues
T,'un p2lmake States States make up the Union,
nam umej .1 tt. . .. 1 r,
i i nil i iih ziiiiiiri linn - 4 n-inti"inAr
j .1 TT.' .. 1
7, .7 . . V""' nu.M.1
r.nmr nrnrp snvnvm,..,,, ,i :ut ik.i
I constitution and that flajr.
No State has
i a rimit to coin monev
1 . , . U,ul,-J
to pass laws, to , levy taxes on iin-
uiai is not consistent with the rcat (Jon-
til . f u thatdocurnent
is the supreme' law of he lahd To reat
owbunuu uuv xi"ut iu auer mat uonstitu-
iJ.fZ v m -f ,AUS? 6 Bc11lmont' the
1 f ll0tbschlld and say they were
I 1111 T 1 . .
j. iiu Bfjuuiwur nuw aiiuucu to ine doc
trine of free trade as formerly advocated
by the people-of the South, and by them
fastened on to the Democratic warty. ,
.England is for free trade only when it!
suits her own interest.
The Democrats have been fooled, most '
iuiiii.li: u.iii vi iiii.v iviui ii cfM i r nn r n
n ,1, u 1- rr. , . ,
, r " WJ .v iiu.-
m ii. .. iLi. ..i - v J
i i'ut it; i, ua iuuk aii mis iemocrauc par-
ty in another aspect. There are but two
parties in this country. (Applause.)r
One cheers loudly when Sherridan gains I
, a victory. (Great cheering.) The other
r n 1 J 1 1...1.
' uuus llul eci, uul every viciory
:6"1UCU UJ u.ui gunaiit soiuiers or sanors
sends a pang through their bosoms. Now
he did not believe in that party. (Cheers.)
There are two parties one that rejoi
ces when our army captures forty-three
pieces of artillery cheers, the other
droop their heads in despondency or swear
it is a lie. (Laughter aud applause.)
There are two parties one puts up gold,
when up goes the price of everything else;
and the other is a party that believe suc
cess in our army will bring down the
price of gold. (Applause.) There are
men constantly hoping for reverses to our
armies, that they may put up the price
of gold in order to elect McClellan. Yet
these men ask the poor man to vote for
them ! lie would not say that the Dem
ocratic party was composed of traitors,
but he well knew the leaders of that par
ty were traitors to it, and are selling it
out as sheep are sold in the shambles,
(Applause.) Ue stood here as the repre
sentative of the people, not of a party or
a part of a party, and we say down with
the politicians aud up with the people.
(Tremendous applause from all parts of
the room.) We will nevcrsave the coun
try by lettiug such politicians rule as Bel
mont, the agent of the Rothschilds of
England. Applause lie had said
that in the case of the riot in New York,
the voice of the people there was the
voice of the voice of the devil. Laugh
ter and applause
lie, the speaker, did not know what to
make of such men. lie told Barlow that
if the nomination of McClellan was not
withdrawn, he would stump the State a
gainst him. Applause. lie did not
belong to any party ; he was an independ
ent man, above all party; he was for the
Union, and it is well that in times such
as these we have a few independent men
in favor of the Union. (Tremen ious ap
plause.) lie had telegraphed to-night to
Governor Morton, who has just been re
elected Governor of Indiana, that in
Pennsylvania we will swamp the gunboat
by 50,000 majority. Great applause.
That the crew might be saved but the
leaders would be drowned, for uonc of
them knew how to swim.
What he desired- to say, and what he
wished to impress upon the minds of all
is this fact, that the preset) t orgauizatian
of the Democratic party was perfected in
England, and thus the country is to bo
sold out to the Rothschilds if this party
successful. lie had said at Chicago that
the money thai was used iu building the
wigwam at that place was paid for by the
agents ot the llothsehilds, .hvcry paper
! i England, CXCept the Star
! iVblM, is iu favor of McClellan
The sneaker now related otic or tv?o
auecdotes, and said that he never under
stood, until the present time, what the
Anosfle Paul meant when he said "the
I ,.. fi,.r,f nnA thnn thn flontllo" Rireat
; L -
laughter. We have seen rroteaiauu
inir .'111 SM.'lkl! M MIHIS Will ,uuun
, - - m . . i .
. France to war with Rnssia. in order to
start iMahonimedisui in oppuaiuum to
the Greek Catholic Church! But it is
to see four millions ot (Jathohcs
led in this country to the slaughter
by their old friends the Jeios. (Laugh
ter.) He did not know what to make of
it. It was a thitfg he could not now
On one occasion, while in England, he
was asked why the rebellion was not put
down at onee. He replied because the
South was filled with Americans ; if they
were Englsh they would have been wiped
out long ago. ('thunders ot appiausuj
ut we should not live wkimw& ib.o
something. This rebellion has been con-
tinned long enough for us to get some l
, dca of English" neutrality; we have bc-i-'come
pretty well acquainted with the
exceDt oy a convention ot two-thirds
il . n . ....
nice law of nations ; we can tell England
that wo arc apt scholars, and that wheri
i,i,m'iiu iiiv.o gnu yu vui Know how to
practice tfieiaw. of nations ; we wilUheu
show them their own idea of neutrality
with interest added. We can then, in
Baltimore, this city. New York", "Boston
and hundreds of other places,fit out Talla
hassees, Alabaman, Floridas, and send
tbem to Cork and Belfast, we can ship
rifles and munitions of war by the hun
dreds of tous and still be neutral strictly
neutral. (Thunders of applause and
laughter.) We Americans can show our
neutrality in the shape of heavy guns an
rifles as well as England, and ask no fa-?
vor. . ,
The Democratic party must be taken
from the bands of Belmont and the Roths
childs. General Dix will speak,;. he is'
in favor of the movement; he will, place
the party on its base, and thus we can' all
work together like a strong band of pa
triots ought arrest and maintain our
power against the world, and make the
enemies to Americastand aghast and
tremble. The speaker concluded by re
questing three cheers for General Dix,
the Constitution and the laws. This was
responded to with deafening shouts.
The Army on Peace and the Chicago-8
McClellan and the Chicago platform do
not got much encouragement from , the'
Union troops. Listen to a few of the'
gallant leaders of our army :
Lieuteuant General Grant say :
"The end is hot far' distant, if we wilf
only be true to ourselves. All we want''
now to insure an early restoration of the
Union is a determined unity of sentimenfr
Major General Dix says :
"I can have no part in any political
movement of which the Chicago platform
is a basis."
Major General Hooker says : .
"This Union must be preserved, and
there is no way of preserving it but by
the power of our arms, by fighting the
conspiracy to its death. This rebellion
is tottering while I speak; it is going.,
down, aud will soon tumble into ruin,"
Major General Logan says :
i "The greatest victory of the rebels,
greater than fifty Manassas, and the only
oue that can give them a particle of hope
will be to deleat the war party at the in
Major Gen. Wool says ;
Nothing, for" aiight i can discover; wilf
save the Union and its government 'but
the successes of Grant, Sherman, Farra'
gut and Sheridan.
Major Gen. Sherman says :
"I want peace, aud believe it can only
be reached through Union aud war,-and
I will ever conduct war purely with a view
to perfect an early success. But 'ou carr--not
have peace and a division of our coun
try. If the L'mte'd States submits to a
divisipu uow, it will uotstopbat will go
on till we reap the fate of Mexico, which
is eternal war'
Major Gen. Meade says :
"Dismissing, as now useless to discuss'
all questions as to the origin of this war,
wo have daily aud hourly evidences that
it exists, aud it can only be terminated-by
hard fightiug, and by determined efforts
to overcome the armed enemies of the'
Major Gen. Burnside says :
"Would it not be cowardly for us to
say that this rebellion cannot be crushed
and the authority of the government sus
tained ? There can be no such thing as'
laying down of arms, or cessatioh of hos
tilities, until the entire authority of the
goverument is acknowledged by every
citizen of our country."
Major Gen. A. J. Smith says :
"I want to see us united from Maine'
to Texas one united and happy people.
There is' but one way of doing this.
Rebels commence the war; now let
them ask for peace ! How are we' to have
peace ? I say, when the south shall ak
for peaco, then it will be time to' get it.
Nj ever let the north say pfiace ; but when
the south aslc for it lot us be merciful.
I would rather see that old flag unde?
which I have been fighting sunk fathoms
deep iu the Mississippi than we should
give up and sue for peace,"
Gen. Tinman Seymour sayS :'
"No Democrat can be elected on a peace1
platform. Certain it- is that, the remain
ing hope of tho south lies in Lincoln's
General George A. McCall, an old
Democrat, sa3's : . ...
''I now believe, as I ever have believed,;
that if the Union is worth preserving it
is worth the prosecution of tho war to
successful conclusion. With regard to
the conduct of this war, I caunot indorse
all the measures of the presout admini"
tratiou, but I .regard any administra
tion that will energetically prosecute?
the war as preferable to one that is iu
favor of an armistice and a convocation
of tho States, until the States iu rebellion
have laid down their arms." . -
Cure for a Felon.
As soon as the part begins tc-STTellrget
the tincture of lobelia and wrap the part
affected with cloth saturated thoroughly
with the tincture, a rid" the" felon is dead.
An old physician saysiie bavi .known this
to cure in scores of cases, aotl it never
fails, if applied iu season.