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WHAT CARL SAYS t
Carl Scburz says : "I begin to see litre
and there in the papers hints of the
grounds on which this Interference of the
military with a state legislature will prob
ably be defended. They will claim that
the board ot canvassers had the right to
throw out the returns of the counties ot
Laureus and Edgefield on account ol
fraud. ''In n they will claim Mint the
supreme court ot the fdale exceeded it
authority and usurped the functions of
another body in first commanding the
board of canvassers to furnish certilicates
ot election to certain candidates and after,
ward directing its clerk to furnish these
certificates. This may all be true, but sup
pose it is, where is the paragraph
or section of the constitution and law
uhlchcoi f ;rred on tue military power the
right to interfere and say whether the
supreme court acted rightly or wrongly.
Under the constitution and laws any
judge who acts Illegally and improperly
can be reached and punUhed in various
ways which are established, but where
is it provided that the armed power can
put itself in the place of constitutional
authority and execute its will by the
bayonet? Ia whatever way I look at
this latest procedure in South Carolina I
can see in this interference by the mili
tary power In the organization of the
legislature only an act of usurpation and
a transgression of the law. In a word,
tlds matter is really no different from the
Louisiana affair in January, 1875, and the
conclusion of the honest and thinking
citizens with whom justice and law out
weigh party interests cannot be uncertain
or conflicting respecting these proceed
GRANT YEKSrS VBA.VT.
The Republicans, or many of them
re Just now loud in their applause ot
President Grant. Because he has used
his sword in the solution of a partisan
political difficulty in South Carolina be
cause he has usurped the right of detcrmi
ing the membership ot a state' legislature
these Republicans say : "He has again
saved the Republic." To this praise they
uUTr! r ku,Mt"- .t the mil
itary Interference in
M.vi6eu by the law,
and was In fact, an act of military despot,
ism. But President Grant has condemned
himself, and in languago that cannot ba
misunderstood. In 1870. the army of tlie
United States unseated certain Demo
cratic members of the legislature of Lou
isiana and gave tho bouse to the Republi
cans did precisely what the army has
now done In South Carolina. In his mes
sage to congress m that year, President
Grant denied that be had authorized the
troops to be used as they had been In
Louisiana, and then added : "X am well
aware that any military Interference by
the officers or troops ot the United
States with the organization of a state
legislature or any ot its proceedings, or
with any civil department ot the govern
ment, is repugnant to our ideas of gov
ernment. I can conceive f no case, not
lovolvlng rebellion or . Insurrection,
where such Interference by authority cf
the general government ought to be per
mitted or can be justified."
This U sound sense good Democratic
doctrine. How then, can the president
lustily himself in. his present action in
South Carolina? There is neither rebel
lion nor insurrection in South Carolina;
and yet he has surrounded the capital of
that state with soldiers, and has prohib
ited Democratic members of the legisla
ture from entering the hall of the house
of representatives has done what he
himself has said ought not to be permit
ted and cannot t e Justified. Very well ;
let us. nevertheless, have peace. Let us
quietly submit and appeal to the people.
Certainly their response will not I un
certain. AM OLD DOIIUE.
In view of the Immense popular in a
Jority which Gov. Tilden has received.
In view of bis great gains everywhere
such as, for imtanoe, a gain In New
Tork of 135,000 votes over Mr. Greeley
In 1672, and of 108,000 votes over his own
vote for governor in 1874 the persistent
claim of the Republicans that the Demo
cratic majorities in South Carollua, Flor
ida and Louisiana iuut be due to fraud.
Is impertinent in the highest degree.
Titers was a tidal wave all over the Union
f revolt against the continuation of
Urantism. Why fchould not that revolt
have made Itself felt in these southern
state, which have suflered all tic
grinding tyranny of the Grant rule,
and are the ouly southern states that have
not thrown off the yoke of the carpet
baggers? The ingenious newspaper
writers who are trying to prove that these
states ought to have gone Republican,
and therefore did go Republican, are re
ly in r, not on the facts of to-day, but up
on the census reports of halt a dozen
years ago. There Is no valid reason why
these States should go Republican; theie
are countless reasona why tbey should
bar gone Democratic. The Republi
cans have robbed tlte people of these
state without regard to the color line
In the eeusus reports. Their state debts
have beno doubled, trebled, quadrupled ;
the. property ol the citirens hn !ccn con
fiscated by taxation, and the poor negr
hm suffered as muoh from this as 1 lie
rh h white man. The only prospect of
rescue was by the help of the 1 Mnocratic
party, and bind ami white alike voted
to take ll.
But thi U not the only ocasiou Ol into
when t lie Kepiihlnan parly has raised
the cry of iraud. knowing tin-charge to
lie UUt Justbctore the election th pa
pers were filled with charges of fraudu
lent registration in New York. There
wen thnuands ot repeaters on the rolU,
and Hum were tol gisiantie frauds so
as to tel the tutc for Tilden. The
election was held, and more than a mil
lion votes were cat In the stale. VJov.
Tilden gained 105,1X0 votes on his owu
enormous vote in 1S74. Ami yet not a
single of fraudulent voting has lxvii
provi-l ! And whnt i more, no Republi
can pairh ventured to charge fraud
since this over lwiniing vote vindicated
r,ov. Tilden. flic only difb rcnoc be
tween theory of frau J that was Wised iu
New York and Uiat which is now raised
iu the ."south is, that t h one Wa started
to overawe the voter, and the other to
cover a dihonest count. In each case it
was the same old dodge.
THE I.KUItLVri RE AMI TI1K IM.
TED (STATES! MEX ATORStll I P.
It the Independent members of the
general nssemMr vote with the Demo
crats the coalition will be strong enough
to elect a United states senator in place
of Hon. John A. Logan, whom time in
the senate expires with the adjournment
of the present congress. In iew ot tlds
fact, a movement is being made to induce
the Democrats of tho general assembly to
permit tho five Independent senators to
nominate the condition candidate to in
duce the Denim-rats to consent to he used
in the unwise work of making successful
the anybody-to-beat-Logan policy ol cer
tain short-sighted politicians to use
them, because they do not like Mr. Lo
gan, in advancing some such man as
Kewance Smith to the Senatorshlp.
In advance of the active inauguration
ol tills policy, we wish to protest against
it. We desiro the detent ot Mr. Logan,
because we wish the election of a man of
Democratic polities; but to defeat him,
we would be unwilling to elect some
other Republican, lor, of the Republi
cans, Mr. Logan is one ot the best, ay
what we may against him. As a tneni
bcr of the senate committee, he de
nounced Kellogglsni as usurpation, nnd
we shall be disappointed if he does not
raise his voice against military despotism.
He wis a Democrat; and has been al
ways, whatever his failings, a lover of
hU country. With him. iu many of his
political beliefs, we have no sympathy,
and therefore de.-ire Ida deieal by a Dem
ocrat; but if we must have a Rt-publfc-an
'we would rather have
John A. Logan than any other
Republican we can now think of. We
are consequently agaiast, the anybody-to-beat-Logan
There is not, however, any nceersi! y to
resort to this policy. We have Hou. J discussed related to the nvents at the cap
Wm J. Allen, Gen. John M. Palmer. 1 of outh CaroTln, ba-J 6n a Iclc-
Wm. R. Morrison. Hon. G..
,mi uuim jccniiciucll CI
ity, who are food Democrats, from
among whom We may make choice ot a
candidate, who will certainly Iw acvpt
able to the Independents, unices they
propose to be iutluenced by the
ru'e-or-ruin doctrine that his had
a gnat deal of weight with the
Indepeudeut party ot this state which
ha enabled that party to use the Democ
racy to abu1 if which made that party
the very small tail that ha- industriously
wagged thi; very large dog lor several
years past. A majority of the Democrats
hereaway would prefer the election of
Mr. Allen as Mr. Logan's succ'sor; but,
if the five good Independents and true,
will nut take him, we would
not object to either of the other gentle
men named. Mers. Morrison and Koer
ner, bcin x very hard money men, would
probably be objectionable to the very
soft money Independents. Geu. Palner
Is, we art; aware. also a
rcfumptiohHt, hut bo has a hold upon
the sott money Independents nevertheless
that is really remarkable; and, in till
probability, ho would be acceptable to
the five Independent senators. He is the
most available man to be put up in oppo
sition to Mr. Logan, and we would like
to have him if we can get hi in ; but if the
Independents mut have a Republican
they bad better take Logan, because we
Very much mistake the temper of the
Democrats if they are now in any humor
to be ufj by the Independents to elect a
senator of the Booth, of California; or
the Cameron, of Wisconsin; or the
Christiancy, of Michigan, kind. These
Itogus Radicals are vexatious aud weari
some to the spirits of both the hone.l
Radicals and Democrats. We preler
straight-out Republicans like Ijogan to
Judical enuuehs like the senators from
Calilornia, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Has. T. T. Mirt'we ll, of the McLean
county district, is a candidate for ieak-r
of the house of the general assembly.
Mr. Mitchell is a Republican, ,ut a most
excellent man. He would fill the chair
with much ability.
tiitx. Haui-roN says that if declared
elected by a hgally i-onstituted legisla
ture, he will stick until removed by b.iy
nets. Bo.vo, United btaU? Circuit jud;e, Is
the guest of Governor Chamberlain iu
South Carolina. This Is business.
Marvly a s loot! Tld.
IWfehiDgtonTtitgrgro ta tu tMtK liu. J
A geutk-man from Chicago, a Irlcud to
liojfan, says that the latter is studying up
the policy of coming out against the pres.
ent administration ujhu thU bomb,
eru qucatlun, claiming that firaut has
gone farther than lie can to In
is revolutionary attempts to dra"Oon
the south iu violation ot all law. "it U
said that Logan has lu industriously
studying public seutimeut In Illinois, and
that he is of opinion tliat such a course
would make him very popular and
counteract some of tie dcprefcijjg tRe. fi
of the past.
THE STRUGGLE I
With a Chance that Lib
erty May Yet TrK .
The South Carolina Legislature
Gou. Rugcr Did Not Ex
ecute His Threats to
Unseat tho Edge
Both Sides Remaining
in the Hall All Night
and All Day.
Addresses of tho Demo
ers in the Louis
Illustrious and Honest
Men Lay the Facts
Before all tho
Another Rush of Afflda
Ruger's Apology for an
Act of Despotism.
of Secretary Fish
Over the South
Washington, D. C 1c. L There
was a full ni-etitig of the cabinet to-day
and the session continued 1 more th
three hours. J lie principal question
ived from f;rpr:il Un
hi n the
.owing is an extract :
Coi.i muu, O. V., Dec. 1.
Miermn, or ii - .y-it!y i
I have carefully abstain! lrrm I liter.
fcrcucc with tbeorsmiiiitfionof theboue
from the tirrL Uu aiplicailon of the
governor and my ow n U-la-f for the ne
cessity thereof and the pref-rvation
of peace, I placed troops m the.atats
house, but not in the rooms of- assembly
of either house on the day ol nieetiiii'.''
It came aiout that for a time sol.li.-ra
were placed on either sidr- of the door of
entrance to the hull ot representatives
under the following circumstances : A
jHTson at the door of the house, and who
claimed authority to examine certificates
of those claiming to be members prior to
their admission to the ball, but who, I
think, had no legal authority for so do
ing, applied to the ofllcer in command of
the troops placed in the corridor for the
preservation ol peace, for assistance on
the ground that he was leli.g pressed
upon, and could not perform
lib. duty. Soldiers were placed,
as stated. As noon - as 1
was fully informed of the clrcum-stan-es
I ordered the soldiers withdrawn,
a I had previously Informed Governor
t humberlain, 1 should eonriuc my action
to tlie preservation ol the jeaco and
should do nothing with reference to
keeping the doors of rooms where the
meeting of tho bouses w u to be had or
the rooms themselves, unless It became
necessary because of a breach of the.
iM-ace wnieii me, wvu omcers ol the
houses should be unable to restore. No
act was done by the soldiers except that
or being present as grated, but whtUt
they were so present, persons claiming
the light ol entrance under a ct rtiticate
of the clerk of the supreme court were re
Alter the, adjournment of the fubinet
an liKjuIry w as m:tde of member to as
certain the result of their deliberation,
but they decline to make any communi
cation. It Is known, however, that ad
ditional instructions of
character have tiren
cnt to f leneral Ru-
dispatch from Columbia dat4il six
evening says: "Kvery thing re
mains unchanged. Both parties
In the house are exj)thig Fed
eral inU'rleieiiee. General Ruger has
done nothing us vet with regard to ex
cluding the member lrom Kdgetield and
Lauren counties from the floor of tin
nouse, und there can scarcely Ijc
t hangp before tomorrow.
lIej)oi ts prevail of a disagreement con
cerning South, Carolina allairs, occasion,
ing much earnestness of expression, par
ticularly, it U said by Secretary 1 lh op
liugth admiuUtiatiou's policy iu that
state, andrumo'-goesso far as to ray
the Si-cretary ontemplates resigning,
but this rumor is not generally believed,
and the rejwrti cannot by amheuticated.
vn.ur in thk i.rj4i.ATi r.K
Nkv Voita, Dec. lThe lUnld
prints the following:
Coimhu,s. r.,Dec. l.-At 1 a. in
the houses ore still Iu session. Tlic mem
bers we sleeping, smoking, couWolii"
and u lew or them listening to the elo
quence of a negro from charlTon
ountyt kilotvn r Fnney Bill, the Santce
rvfator, -," i
" liotli parties arc holding the fort till
to-morrow, The Democrats know' If they
go out they will not be rr-admittcd, and
they propose to stay until 12 a. m. to
morrow, when the Lnurens and Edge
field delegations will doubllew be ejected
by federal soldiers.
Till. M F.N ft
In the hall nt this hour Is uniquo ami In
teresting. Speaker Markcy, Ih'publk-an,
n tnaikcd to mc a few moments ago tliat
this was the first ftee, sijuare meeting of
the legislature tliat had ever assembled
ii South Carolina. There Is ft frec-nm!-
easy air about that does nor agree um
the situation as it really is. ,
NO INTtUFKP.KNri: AT N 'ON. .
Coh'.mbia, S. C. Dec. l.-The situa
tion is unchanged. Both bodies have oc
cupied tho hoiie of representatives lnce
12 o'clock yesterday.
umerou9 propositions for a compro
mise avlled notliing. It is now half-pnst
one, and the 1 uited State troops have
not Intcrterrcd. The Democratic rejire'
sentatives from Kdaclield and Lnurens
arc still in their stats.
It is now likely a siUlicien' number ot
Republicans will unite with the lNmo-
crats. in which event the entire mntter
will lie Settled.
l-K0tO!l. rr. AlMOI IIV.
Coi.i MKi, S. C, Dec. L -V propol
tion has been signed by the two speakers
to a:ljourn their respective houe simul
taneously to meet to-morrow at noon with 1
the status of each unchanged, to take ef
fect immediately, provided Gen. Ruger
would agree, but Ruger refused on the
ground that he niut obey his order It he
received them from Yi ashington. .
lilt: RKTt nNINU 110AKO. .
Nsw Ori.fans, Iec., 1. The return
ing board met to-day with the usual at
tendance, except the Republican corn
mittee, who were absent. Two boxes of
Last Baton Rouge parish, were opened,
showing Tilden electors 437 ; Hayes, ID-
But little was done when the board ad
journed until nvmorro.w.
The following correspondence took
place Thursday and Friday between the
Northern Democratic and Republican
committees now in this city watching the
canvass of the vote of this state by the
returning board :
Xs:w Ori-Kavs. Nov., 30, 187C Jir
Hir: It is our purpose to communicate
to the president copies ot the testimony
ot the board ol returning ollicers before
the commissioners, . but we have no
means of getting copies of these deposi
tions, as they are taken in behalf ot Dem
ocratic candidates for election. It you
will secure us copies ot such depositions
we will with pleasure transmit them
with copies of depositions taken by the
Republican candidates, so that if printed
here, alter the w hole body of testimony,
tliey may be read and considered to
getiier. No doubt a request by you of
the gentlemen takingdepositions will en
able you to comply with our wish for a
enpv of them.
"Very respectfully your?.
. " John Sulkman, Chairmnn.
To Hou. ho M. Palmer, Chairman lcmo-
:f. URLtANS, Dee. I, 1S7G,
Hon. John Sherma.v. lUar Sir:
Your note of yesterday's date was re
ceived this morning, and at once laid be
fore the gentlemen w ith whom I au as
sociated, and they instruct me to answer
that they are extreme'y anxious that all
the tacts relating to the election of presi
dential elector-! in Louisiana, shall be
known to the people of the United
States, but that your note contains no as
surance that the evidrnrt- collected here
will be laid before the country. They
further instruct me to say that though
upon that and other grounds, they de
cline to be the medium ot communica
tion betwchu the representatives ol the
president and citizens who claim to hare
been ciwsen by the people ot Louisiana
at the late election us presidential elec
tors, they would gladly unite and co-operate
with you aud your association in
collecting and collating for publication
such returns, protests, petitions, excep
tions aud evidence taken bv all parties,
w ith any other papers which may be nec
essary to a full understanding of all uues
lions that relate to the election for presi
dential electors in this state. In view of
your proposition and the importance ol
a proper understanding of all the facts
by the country, we muat expn-ss our re
ts ret 1 that you declined the. co-opeiative
action projtosod by us in the beginning.
Very respect full v, etc I
IHt LIMOCIUrS TO Ills. ITOri.K.
Nkw Orlkans, Dec. L The commit
tee of visiting Democrats iviiie the fol.
lowing address :
'" Xtw Ori i an.t, Dec. 1.
To the Ptonle or tho L'nit9d tUlv : .
On our arrival litre, iu casing about
for approaches to the officials who con
trol the election ol this state, w o dim ov.
ered that they were all of one political
puny, and that the governor had ap-
I'uiiucu none oui J.epuoiicail SUK.TVlsorS
of elections, and that the returning otll
ecre constituting the state board were of
the same political school. Jnlhu need by
inese luauspu-ious surroundings, our
tliougnts uuil hopes Were turned toward
the eminent gentlemen who had - been
selected by the president to be present
and see that the board of canvassers
mado a 44ir count ot tho voles actually
cast, and on the 11th of November we
invited these gentlemen to meet and con
ferw ithus. This co-opuration was de
clined, but we, nevertheless, have reason
to believe that to this'' correspondence
may be attributed the invitation to us on
the 1Mb ulr., by the returning, board, to
attend and be present at iu meetings as
spectators and witness of IU oroceedins's.
Through this courtesy and the services of
a competent stenographer, we became
posse seed of all the essential tacts devel
oped on the face of the otllcial papers.
We have been furnished with a certiiied
copy of the duplicate statements ot votes
made by the canvassers ot election at
eaih place of meeting lu tho s ate.
THIS VOIK AS ACTLAt IT CA'I.
From tticse statements It appears that
the Tildeu electors received the tollowuig
votes to-wit: McF.nery, R1.712; Wick
llffee. 6;f.8s0; St. Martin, 83,C7ti; Poche,
ft3,M!'; De Blanc, J,Wi7; Soay, tti.&lj,
t'obb. SJ..57y; Cross, 83,053; and the
Hayes electors received the following
votes, to-wit: Kellogg, 77,152; Burch,
77,141; JoM-ph, 71.8S0; Sheldon. 74.M4;
Marks, 75,221; Levis, 75,570; Brewster,
75.457; Joflriou, 75,501.
The result of the vote for presidential
lectors, as disclosed on the lace ol tlie
returns opened by tho returning board iu
our presence, is tor the Tilden electors:
McKnery, 82 223; WU-klitle, t.2,320; St.
Martin. 2,121; 1'oelie, X2,0:W; De Blanc,
82,(s Ji; rV'ay, 82,212; Cobb, 81,05!e, Cross,
Jja.lOti. For the J I ayes electors. KHogg.
77.023; Burrh. 7083; Joseph. 74,5f2;
Sludiloii, ,4,c;?.; Marks, 75,iisf; Levi,ee,
75.157; Brewster, 75.270; JolTrlon, 73.m
in most cases me returns opened by
the returning board corresponded pre
cisely with the certified copies of tho
statements or commissioner. or (lection
The mot material difference arose
trow tlie : failure ot the rupvrvisors ol 1
r.ast Iiatou liotiire, lausripohoa. and ol
Orleans, to forward the statements of
Votes from all tho voting places In their
respective parishes. In thhtv-tlve out
of thlrty-clttht states In tho Lu'ion these
figures would be exclusive. No one
would claim that Tilden nnd Hendricks
wers not entitled to the electoral vote of
the state, but In Louisiana a tributul hns
been set up which on the former oc
casion? has overthrown the- will' of
the people, as expressed ot the
polls, and for which tho nower is now
claimed, in Its discretion, to chnniro the
result of the popular vote at the recent
election. Iu view, however, of the. re
turns and the law, and the facts which
should control the returning board, with
which we have made ourselves familiar,
we hava no hesitation in saying that the
result shown bv the vote actually cast
cannot be chanud without the palpable
abuse of the letter and spirit of the law
governing the returning board, and a
1-I KVI RsiO.S OK Hir FACTS
Before it. Irregularities hate been com
mitted in some Instances ot ollicers con
ducting the elections, nnd in making re
turns, but, they are about as much on
one side as another, and ns to Intimida
tion, violence or other illegal nits pre
venting a tree and fair election, thero 1
evidence on both Hides, but not.of such a
character as to nflcct the general result.
lu most instances tho acts of violence
were from 'mere lawlessness, as in the
case ot Henry and Llua I'inkston. and
had no connection witn pontics. It Is a
signitlcant fact that in the parishes where
It is alleged that voters were kept from
the polls by intimidation the whole vote
ot such parishes was not ns largo as at
any time heretotore nnd In the whole
state Is l.rKK) above any vote heretofore
cast. An honest and lair canvass of the
returns under tho law cannot materially
reduce Tilden's majority as shown on
the face of the returns.
Signed Jdx. M. Pai mi r,
Lyman Tri mbii.i.,
(is:o. B. Smith,
fiF.O. W. J LI IAN.
P. II. Watson.
THE RKTtn.NJNd HOARD BrsiNF.SS.
T-axAnABSir; Dec. L The Board of
canvassers met this morning, .ind the He
publicans introduced as a w itness in the
Alachua cases, Vance, the colored clerk
at Archer precinct., lie swore tlie elec
tion was fair and regular, and that 535
votes were polled ; that certificates were
made out to show this number of votes,
and were regular, signed by Moore and
Dukes, inspectors. He describes with
great particularity th2 method of con
ducting the election and count. Upon
being cross-examined he swore he was
employed as clerk of the county commis
sioners about one month before the dic
tion in the office of Mr. Dennis, and tln.t
a tally sheet was kept. He don't know
what became of the sheet; that the bat
lot-box was taken to his ( Vunco' house
on election nfght and kept there till
morning, when it was taken In a basket
to the court house. The witness was born
in Canada, and educated at JBufl'alo, Xew
York, common s.ehool.
P. II. Illuek vectored) Was IntrnJ.iw.l.
He testilled he was inspector ol lection
of Archer; that C25 votes were ca-r,
counted and put iu the certificate as reg
The Democrats then tiled objection to
the vote of Duval county on the ground
that fifty -three non-registered men voted,
aud thirty-three men voted Iwiire, that
sixteen under penal conviction voted,
that thirteen inmates of the countv jail
voted ; that the registration lit was
padd'-d and packed, thonty Democratic
memlM-r of tne board of county com mi s
iioners being removed lust before the
elooiion to mako room tor fraud there.
The Republicans filed objections to
twenty-nine v otes In Nassau and tweuty-
three iu Duvai oti the ground that, two
paymasters ot railroads gave the Demo
cratic tickets marked with certain num
bers to negro Jemploves, and told them
the) would be discharged if those lum
bers were not marked In the box; that
the negroes did not vote the nuinered
tickets, and various other grounds of in
timidation and violence. The Republi
cans objected to Jackson county on the
general charge ot Intimidation, violence ,
aud fraud. The speciiioatiom a-w-rt that
tlie Democratic Pi.-pectors drove the Ri
public-ail inspectors from the polls, and
then relused to receive seven Republican
votes; that the ballot ceitilieate was
signed b the inspector; they
did not announce the vote to
the crowd or to any one cls. as :1S
votes; that the ballot box was taken to
Vance's bonne a-'.d that a party of I itu-o-crats
Ci-.ine and endeavored to induce him
to take it to some other place; that he re.
tuwd to do to ; that he did not put illegal
votes in the boxes ; that no one this did.
Lx-Congrcsshian Walls, testified that
he diil not otli-r 1 Hikes $25. or any other
sum, to sign the nflldavit introduced by
the Republicans; he did go to Dukes'
house with lieltori to per-uado Dukes to
sign It ; Dukes said he would igu them
in town when they reached town Bt-ltou
aud Dukes retired to Helton's ofliee.
Bcltoneamc out alter a while, saying:
'Dukes bus touched the jn and signed.
Duke cannot write his name, he touched
the pai and the mark is made for him."
Mij. McCune, colored, swore he was in
Helton's ofliee ou the Lkh, and saw
Dukes put his mark to the ullld tvit ; that
ltwas lead to hiui. It was something
about the Archer box being placed on a
low bench, where the voters could not
tee it ; that one Inspector took a hand
full of tickets our ol the box and put
them ui his yest pocket ; that all the Re
publican vote, were taken lrom the box
atone precinct during the dinner hour,
when it was left open and unarded.
The board then adjourned for the day.
The pajwrs in the other counties will bo
filed tu-uiorrvw, which i thula.-t day for
Nebraska Ahead !
The li. .V M. Railroad Co'sLuad! I he bet
Agrieullursl and MoeW (.jntrv
la Amurira !
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tree Pass to Laud Kuyers. fj For full
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Mime pt nous, not f.imtllur with ell". whohaA not Hip time tstftinntlnn ta ii.uku
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Elaine, the Family Safeguard Oil,
"tuiKlin 150 denr. 'ireTc-t should l used In pr'pferenec to the orlinary lieadught oil-,
ot IfUi ,ieif. ti, ciln W to whieh we inke answer a follow :
KL.MNF. I taken wit at a laiitit in the distillation, where It Is Iref- from i iu oi Ins..
BXNixk, and a dangerous gawhh-h U contained In nil liead-ll;bt and kero i ne oiU,
and the j ield out ot piven amount of enidu eil Is erv sinnll, whli-h make Hie cot
Uglier thfin that ol head-llglit. KI.AINK is. s rlsiined, tiuh-ezplusl nnd p. rfeetly
safe ; whereas ordinary hcnd-light oil eoutsln a great de ol parattine, and the hihrt
tho testths Leati.it they nre and Hip more psrafiino they contain. Thin exee of pars-
ftlne obslrurM tho w I. k, thui" preventing to a great extent the escape. d the .h,ng(rou
i;as, and cAu-inc, iu some east-, those terriblo exjilo-ion- whirb happen to trrmH-ntly.
The co-t or Klaio on Strcf 1 1 ars, tiken from an average of one year, on one of tb
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the oil ; then screw t!ir burner tic-ht ou lYe l;imp, lilt it up aud . arr It as a vty iar
less person or child would, side wuys or upside dnwn, and II w ill ImarUblr tro ni ; or
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end on lire, 3Dd with a pieee of w ire, or a nail. uu; tbe bnmiiig wich lout in Hie oil.
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measure or rer t-l upon the bin nine tn.-i, and it w ill be Itumediately extiuaikhe f . Me
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eoDunic the oil wnter i eonsurupd w hen k Lsmiop is on tir.
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frarlhul .luahtical Chemltft.
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Ji eiuloncfs Blithe Ik-sI qualities nf lh Kturli-h
uikI 1 rvn. Ii i-mts. aiel It articulurlTalatt-d !
the rrytiirrmenta t' lilt- Amrrican liuiilm. Ji i
mmU; lioiu duok ('Jeail Krutu fhaile),wai'ri'uol
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Kivru ti, tin- riveting of all the ja ket cWnr
ajel scenic fiutcuint: ol'ali the l"titlti.
Priea of the Suit complete, includiusr
Coat. Veat, Trouaera, Hut, or Cap anU
"-iut ti.rtliordrr. I.oikI. icut ('.. O. I), it
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Ui i ks toi: Mm-t hrvi:s i . Waul. RrraJl.
Iiifiile Feam of slefvc. Jn-idc antlu ol' truux-r,.
Si- l h-a"l. Mention hfiKht and wrht.
tcri'll".! circular, .lln,,
G. W. SIMMONS & SON,
. Oak Hall, Boatoa. 3tft
wind-Proof, Flannoi Iiined
Lea,ther 7e:t: and Fait:.
Ut.HT f WI-lt.HT AMI sTVf.lH
Air,,rlii,K all uiuount of "-oiufort uli"l -roiH-ilull
heretofore t t-met imi.,sb)e exi--"t iu eonnro
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Importer!) of KiiKli-b t'lati-r ll.erumtJ.
OAK HALL, . . . BOSTON, MASS
lleailriuai'ters f-jr .Military f.oUl nn't
t iri iutu's Outlltii.
W belie v these are (lie brbt i.f"'twJorc.lai j
luel weather ever ik-viel, ami tlie very Ki-eat sun
i-e.s uu with lai aeaaun iiad leii iu to iiiMiinlm
lure a luive atuek lor Uia iresciit mswu. I U
lricea (ivUueetl kt cent, lrnil taut year') ar
vei-y is-aiinnahlei S7 for Ihe 6Ht, $J for tha iark
et. If jueierretl, ve will make to cnit-r, froui
measure. a( the same price. Bern I fur circular.
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M uiat, lutio warn of sleeve, . Aleution
height auil aclKlit.
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