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each suabsequent insertion. VOL. IX.] WINNSBOB SATURDAY JULY 13 1872. 8 'POST)
EXob TE Prntin IP
Means wthat Ie Says.
The high "confirmations strong as-proofs
of Holy Writ," .and as numerous us the
sands on the seashore, were produced to
prove that Dr. Pierce, thn proprietor of
Dr. Sage's Catarrli Remedy, is in earnest
and ncans what lie says, when he offers
$3000 teward for any case of Catarrh
which he cannot ouro, yet there would be
'oae skeptics and fogies who would con
Sinue to shout, "lfumtbug !" Il unuva I It'
"It cannot be, because Dr. Hlomespun says
Catarrh cannot be cured." Now, this Dr.
homespun is the identical, good natured
old fellow who honestly believes and per
sists in declipring that this earth is not
round of spheribrel, - but flat as a "slap
Jack," and does r.ot turn over, otherwise
the water would all be spilled out of Den
con Bascom's mill pond. But astr ,nomical
scienco has positively. demonstrated and
proven, that-Dr. Honesptin is wrong in
supposing th0s earth to be flat and station
"try, and medical science is daily proving
the fact that ho is no less' mistaken au'1 be
hind the times in regard to the curabili
ty of Catarrh. In short, it has been posi.
tively proven 4tat this world moves, and
that medical sci.nce is progressive-the
opinion of Dr. lomespun to tho contrary not
withstanding. That Dr. Sago's Catarrh
itemedy will cure Catarrh, thousands who
have used it ,.ttost.
Then buy it, and use it, in doubt do net
You will find it in drug stores all over tho
TALK AT Ttte Toa.v.--Evety lady's
maid knows that the bewitching beings
who pave their taiumphant way with con.
quered hearts, regard a splendid head of
hair the most effective of all-nomanly faol
nations. ' hey believe, and they are
right, that- they can lasso as many beaux
with the Luxuriant ringlets and glossy
braids as they can "kill at sight" with'
their beaming,eyes. Iloade'in. theli' "toilet
talk" among -themselves, and with their
attendants, thd merits of preparatioh0 for
the hair are freely oatWasded 'and tho'
latest wesult of this dibOubsion ,eeris to- be
the almost universal adoption af'LYot's
K ATtAtUof -S. an article b4te
Chie tio. e L1On
at present before the worl
that w,lthout irritating the skin of the
head it eradicates dandruff, and that it
penetrates below the ant fhee to the roots of
the har, endowing theta with new life and
An Important Conasideratlona.
DR. TUI'T'S LIVER PILLS are PURE.
LY VE E'A1ILE, and are adapted to
young and eleI, nnle and fernalo, and tnay
be tak3n at all tinei, without restraint of
occupation, wcithout change of living, with
ont diet, and without the fear of taking
cold, during all kie's of weather, and in
Dear 8r---'oc: make two preparations
which, it appears to me, are worthy of a
tnore general necepttaco than they have
land as yet, pro:ha' ly bcean se they cae not
been "puffed"' in the newsp.tpe"rs. aIllule
to your Liver Pills and A romatic Elixir of
Citrate of Caffeine. The former have been
used in my own can -torpor of the Liver
--and in my family with a marked success,
and I believe them superior :n all biliary
derang nents to -any plls now m1ade.
The Caffeine is the only remel' that has,
in my experience, proved t, tual for
nervous headaehes. It n*ve -ails, and
the relief it afford.., I deliNfy's ; for not
only does the pain ces, b4 a pleasant
exhilaration superven""nd suffering is
converted to pleasure. Avial of it is kept
a.t home and one at my ofl':o, that I mry
never be without it in case of need.
Very truly yours,
JOSEPIl P CARIR. Attorney at Law.
Dr. Tut's .hair Dye requires bu:t a fto ;,min.
'rts Vtr.-.AOF Ctmuncu.--It thould tot
look like a barn or storehouse. It should
he a building. the very sight. of which
would cause devout feelings tn t'ie breast.
A well.carved cross should point to heaven:
massive pannelled doors should impress the
solemnity of the place into which he is en
tering: stained glass should throw a tmys.
lie light athwart t he isles ;pulpit, altar,
ceilinag and galleries should lhe ortnmented
with figurative tmouldings, andl thle colunmns
that support the galleries, and the baltus
ters that rail them in, shouald lhe of clasric
patterns. Aniy congreg.ation wishing such
a church should send their orders for
finish'ing material to Mr. P. P'. Toal.a
importer of French stained glass, and man
uafacture.r of and dealer in Doors, Sashes,
Blinds, &c., No. 20 Ilayne street, Charles.
t on, 8. C.
25,000 L B. C. B.acon sds
Dry Salt and 8moked For sale low for
may 14 JNO. Ii. CA TIJCAlRT.
F}'in our Baltimore Correspondent.
July 9th, 2 I'. M.
The gods, in presenting their gift
to Epimetheus, could have scarcely re
ceived more pleasure from the sight of
their present than the honest people
of the United State's this day do, in
the conviction that they, and not poli
cians, are represented in the sterling
cx ponents each moment arriving in this
city. For the first time in many years
the anomaly is presented of unselfish
ness in politics. This exeoptional case
of political heroism shows, I appre
bend, that patriotism has not died out
in the South, but that the same spirit
which has hitherto animated it, still
exists, and manifests its fruition in
.the forgetting of prejudices, and a
generous sacritiee of party predilec
tions for the good of the whole coun
try. llanent vestigia mnorientis liber
tatis, and its pulsations are exhibited
in the stern determination of each of
the delegates to -reinstate honesty and
redeem the fallen prestige of the
Pursuant to the call of the National
Executivo Committee, the National
Democratic Convention inet to-day.
Ford's Grand Opera Ilouse was
aplendi.dly decorated for the occasion.
A magnifcent triumphal arch adorned
the spacious entrance, while the It
terior wra tastefully embellished with.
atreamc's anda4ee4id.ooat, of arts
6f the diffeift,l$ates and -Territoriep.
The reserve orbhestra ehairs were aA.
signed to the respective delegates by
tho naite of their ,States inoribed i
let rsof ld'on hdudsoleoblil G't
ersi out4 tarelinsiPriaher
;i,i h .4he mosteligible F
ons. Ample telegraphiqr faoih ee
were conte ~ently arrangel,'wi'ih a full
corps of operators, and over fifty di
re3t - wire.;, connecting the building
with all parts of the Union. The
press of the count.y was reprenented
by over 180 reporters, who were com
fortably accomodated on; the rear of
the stage. Your corre,obdent,hota'
ever, was fortunate in securing a seat
in one of the commodious and elegant
opera box en, which besides being much
cooler, was especially desirable for
seeing and auditory purposes. The
large hous3 was crowded to suffoca'
tion, and the unique and original
Greeley fans were kept in constant
motion. Within the dais, I notice
lion. August Belmont, Gov. Swann,
Geo. 13aine, Rev. llenry Slicer, and
other distinguishcd gcntlemen.
While the preliminaries were beibg
arranged, a tall, stately woman walked
immediately in frent of the stage and
presented her credentials to one of the
committee. It was whispered among
the crowd that she was Mrs. Cady Stan.
ton, Susan Anthony, Tennie Wood
hull &c., and soon she was greted with
loud, cries, cheers and shouts, which
continued till she took her position in
the rear among the reporters.
After the laughter and excitement
had ina measure subsided' the Honor
able August Belmont cilled the Con.
vention to order and spoke at some
Ile said substantially as follows
At the last National Conv tion on
4th July, 1868, lie predicted that the
election of Gen. Grant would result
in the gradual usurpation of all the
functions of the governanent by the
Exeoutive and by Congress, to be en
forced by the bayonets of a military
despotism. That the vast niajority of
the people ~of the United States has
witnessed with grief and sorrow the
correctness of that prediction, and
wit,h fear and - apprehension looked
forward to the great 4langer wh.ich
threatens if the present head of the
party ia re-elected, and the policy of
the patrty is continued.
Tihat, the thinking men of both par
ties have become alive to the fact that
a military despotism is overriding the
.civil authorities in many 8tates of
the Union, and that by a depraved
innjority in Congroas, the rights of
these States are infring'e4 and tram
pled upon, and t~Ca' .rism and
centralization a uidetmining the
very foundations r".urr fe4eral syc
tem, aud: are oweeping'i ay^tho eon
stitutional, bulwarks :e ted by the
wisdom of the fathers'o the republic.
These abuses have,.bec3ano 'so glar
ing and obtrudite thht dhe wisest and
the best inet of the Republican party
have sovorod thems-:ves from the
power which is now trying to fasten
another four years of corruption and
despotism upon the country and
whatever individyial opinions may ex
ist as to the choice of a-candidate, all
were and must be united in the com
mon purpose to rciustate' honesty.
That we must look to principles not
men; that no personafLas.shotild d6 .
ter us from diso4arging odr uuty to
the American people. Gen. Grant's
war record was good, and he had been
generously rewarded. In accepting
the highest office from the people, his
intentions may have been good, but
he has most signally failud in the dis.
charge of the high trust iinposed upon
him. Ilo is at this moment the very
personification of the misrule which is
oppressing us, and his re-election is
fraught with the most deplorable con.
sequences dangerous to the liberties
of the people.
That, on the nther hand, Mr. Gree
ley did not deserve preference at his
hands, not, only from his vio
lent porsoelt attacks on himself
(the speaker), but for his opposi
tiot' .to the 'Democratio party
yet ht, the ospt time, Mr. Gree
ey ' ropreien -the national and
oonrtitutioneii ..rinciples of the
Ci ianati, , Mftrn, and has shown
rpanlA lte, he is fully alive
ud it. elected, fully
~thim out llon"stly
, ;Bhould.Aho Conven
t -d ' d' to"pt'opone in .his favor,
the speaker for one would cheerfully
bury all past differences and labor
for his electiop with the 'tame %0al and
energy with which he has pupported
and ever will support the bandidates
of the Democratie party. In earnest
words he, impressed upon his audience
the necessity of'dieo?rdibg party tra
dition, if the' selection of a good and
wiso man outside the party presented
bettor chances of success. That they
were aseembled not us domocrats but
as citizone of a common country, and
that no' sacrifice could he too great
which nbo demands at their hands.
In conclusion, he feelingly offercd
his resignation as 'Chairman, and ex
preSod a deterinination,"that tho' h6
would no longer occupy the prominent
position that fo'r twelve yeare he had
held, yet his 'ceal'should ne1er ibate.
4 Mr. Belmont is'an earnest, energet;
i6 speaker and 'received tbp' marked
attcntion 6f hIs hearoers. Ills allusion'
to a union with Liberal Republicans
and his commendation of the Cincin
nati platfornr' was receided rith
great applause, and oh his allusion
to Greeley, the enthusiasm was tre
mendoun, ladies, dtlegites, visitors,
ushers, pages, every one, cheered
Mr. Belmont coneluded ly intro
ducing lion. Thos, Jefferson Rsndolph
as.temporary chairman, who after an
nppropri.tc speech, proceeded in the
organization by appointing officers
and' calling on each delegation to
present two members to form a com
mittee on nredentials and resolutions.
The numes' Of the 8tates were called
in alphabetical order, and when South
Carolina was called she received en
thusiastie applause ; ti generous sy m
pathy as it were, fromn bef- sister states
for her unfortunate condition.' h
Conventioi 'then adjourned' till 4 P.
M. I will report further proceedings
to-morroyr, and hasten to close for
afternoon mail. AJAX.
Advices from Europe indioate that
there will be a heavy harvest gene.
ally,- the growing orops looking unu
The ladies. of Osage, Iowa, have a
Home HIusband Club.
Speech of Scuator Doolittle.
GENTI.EIEN OF TI;E CONVENTION
I thank you for this great honor,
words can hardly toll how mucb, but
you will allow me to pass at once
from what is personal to speak of the
great -occ. eion the duty and the pur
pose which bring us here. Two years
-bearly five years-after the bloody
period of the civil 'war had closed,
the Liberal Republicans of Missouri,
fanpplause] feeling keenly all the evil
of the prosoription, the test oath, the
hates and the strifes, and the passions
of the war which had been left- upon
thom long-afteri the war itself had
ceased, an1 feeling keenly the ex4ou
tive and federal power in their loyal
elections, determined to organize a
movement to restore equal rights to
all our citizens, [applause,] white as
well as black ; [applause,] to restore
local self-government, and to arrest
the further centrali2ation" of federal
power. [Applause]. They then said
this thing has gone far enough, if not
already too far. The timo has come
when honest and patriotic Republicans
must Say "halt!", and must .reassert
the vital doctrine of Fepubl,ican
government that, under the Constitu
tion, the powers of the Yederal Gov
ernment are defined and limited, [ap
plause, and ories of "Good !"
"Good!"] and that the people of the
States have the right to govern them
selves in their own 'donientie affairs,
upon the basis of the equality of all
the States before the higher law
before the Constitution-and the
equality of all. men bofore the law
[applause ;] loyalty, amnesty, suffrage
and peace ; taking no step backwatd
taking no right apd franchise which
had been secured to the blanks. Pledg
ing themselves to support them all
inetheir vigor they at the samotime
4emanded in the name of peace
in the name liberty in tile name
of R1o pl.lioan Governmont itself,
and gedom and equal a11tt
should be restored to th'e white peo
pl, [groat applause.] They organiz.
od nearly forty thousand strong and
called upon B. Gratt Brown [ap
plause,] to lead the movement ; they
placed h im in nomination for Gover
ndr; then what followed ? oighty thou
sand Democrats and Republicans,
(cheers) looking upon the success of
that movement as above any party
triumphs, (cheers,) resolved to sus
tain it with their whole strength.
Jove ^f country, love of Republican
liberty, love of the equal rights of ill
men, inspired that union and taught
men to a't rtogether who had been
politically opposed to each other all
their lives upon other questions and
in other times, and without violating
i'onor, logic, conscience or cnsistency
on either side. ' This patriotic union
was based upon highi- grounds:'than
ordinarilj control political nation.
[Great applause ] Even those who
had fought against each other in bat
tie, clasped hands -over the bloody
chasm, [renewed applause,] and side
by side, like brother,, with hearts
beating in unison-boating strong
with tho came high purpose-they
helped to bear its flag to a glorious
victory. That, gentlemen, is libe.
ral Republicanism, [enthuiasm,] and
that is Democratic Republicanism.
[Great enthusiasm.] The victory
which came from that union was the
end Of proscription and test oaths, of
pain and sttife, and of all disloyalty
in a' word, the real end of the civil
war caine swith that victory, and did
not eome until then in Missouri.
[Intense applause.] It redeemed
that State ; it gave the right of free
men to 70,000 men wh6 had been bound
aind fettered. Misouri 5i now a free
State in this Union, with all her
rights, dignity* and equality under
the Constitution, and not onie mur..
mur of disloyalty is anywhere heard.
By that union for freedom, federal die.
tation in Missouri, in her local elec
tions, was overthrown, and by th at
union, strife and hate have given place
to peace and to good will by that union
liberty, with equal rights, have given
to the State an unbounded prosperity
and to its people a ioy unspeakable.
So great was the joy and complete
their success that the Liberal Repube
lieans of that Stato were not without
making an e'fect to extend the same
union of Liberal and Democratic Ie,
publicans, and with it the same bless
ings of liberty, peace and fraternity
to all the other States. [Round of
applause.] Accordingly in State
Conventions on the 24th of Marel,
last, they resolved to invite the Libe
ral Republicans in all the States to
meet them in National Convention in
Cinoinnati on the 1st day of May.
The invitation was accepted ; tliere
was indeed a great response ; they
came by thousands in such vast num
bers that a delegation Convention
of the representativos of all the States
was formed, both from principle and
necessity, to give form to its proceed
iiqs. Many of the ablest men in the
country', latoly leaders in the Repub
lican party, were there and took part
in its 'deliberations ; they were as
sured that a largo number of Liberal
Republicans, in every State, and from
all portions of the country, stood be.
hind ready to sustain thom, ar.d they
were morally certain that if the niil..
lions at home we this day represenf
would only conic to their support, the
number of Liberal Republicans would,
reach half million or more. (Great
cheers.) That Convention presented
candidates to the country for Presi
dent, Horace a Greeley, (Long and
continued cheering,] and. for Vice.
President, B. Gratz Brown.. |More
enthusiasm,j and that Convention for
the promoting and success of the prin
ciples declared on that platform,.
there enunciated, and the support of
the candidates nominated ,by that
Convention, hav.e cordially welcomed
the co-operatio. of all patrictie citi
zens Without regard to previous po
litica: opinions-theso principles werd
clearly and concisely stated in that
platform itself, and rested on the let
4- -n-oeoptane of Ho race Greeley,
[more cheering,] and they are so well
known to you all, I will not reir.te.
them. For weeks that platform 'and
these candidates have been before the
country. Meanwhile the Convention
called to nominate General Grant,
[hisses], and to endorse and continue
the principles, practices, and policy
of his administration, has done its
work. [hisses.] As between the
Liberal Republicans and the follow..
ers of the Grant administration, the
issue is clearly up. It is Grant or
Greeley. [Immense enthusiasm, and
cries of "Creeley."] While these
events were transpiring, the Demo
cratic Republicans, whom we repre
sent, held their conventions in all the
States. The Liberal movement-the
example of Missouri-the. Cincinnati
Convention, its platform, its candi
dates, with their letteis of acceptance,
were before these Conventions, which
were very largely attended by their
ablest men, and the paramount ques
tions before these Conventions were,
shall we accept this invitation to co
operate with the Liberal Republicans?
Shall we adopt the platform ?
[Loud cries of yes, yes, and some
cries of never.] Shall wo nominat'
the same candidates? [Yes, yes.1
And shall we elect them ? ]Yes,
yes ; loud cheering.] Or shall we
co-operato and non;.inate other candi.
dates [no, no; Greeley, Greeley,] and
strive to elect them over both the
other tickets which are already in
the field. Gentlemen, these are the
questions which you are to decide,
and, here. That you will decide
thems wisely I cannot doubt, nor cnn
any one doubt, who looks over this
boa~ly of men, who, representing, as
they do, three millions of citizens,
and who feels as every one here must
feel, the high and patriotic purpose
which inspires you gentlemen. W hat
means this great movement which we
everywhere sec ? What means this
p reposed union of threeo~millions of
Demnora tie Republicans with a mil
lion, may be, of Liberal Republi
cans ? What means this union upon
a common platform, and this- pro.
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