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There has been bulldozing else
where than in the South. We were
itiLdozed in Philadelphia Saturday
lefore the election, and a negro
was subjected to the same treat-
nent at the same time. A profes
sor of Girard College was drunk
and was cursing a negro for saying
he was a democrat. We were stand
ing by and feasting our eyes upon
a negro who could stand up in that
cily of radical hate and bo'.diy as
sort his opinions, but we didn't
dare to open our mouth. At length
the drunken professor turned to us
and asked us where we hailed from,
and light tremblingly did we tell
him. Then he took it for granted
we were a democrat (because we
looked honest, we presume,) and
assuming that we didn't endorse
Biownlow, he took that worthy
old blackguard and held us up to
gethcr and praised one and cursed
the other finally working out the
iroblem to his own satisfaction, de
ducing as a carrollarv that we were
a d n fool. We did not believe it,
but were willing to let him believe
t and say so just for the satisfac-
ion we experienced in hearing him
ursfc the negro. We call upon
Congress to take this fact into con
sideration when it conies to count
the vote of Philadelphia.
Tbe Democratic State Committee
met at Indianapolis, Iud., last Wed
nesda' and the members gave the
sentiment prevailing in their re
spective districts. The democrats
throughout the State are convinced
thatTilden 13 elected and express a
letermination to see him inaugura
ted. Thev deprecate war, but are
letcrmined to see the right triumph
at all hazards. A State Convention
was called for Jan. 8th, and the
Committee in making the call send
out to t!:e country an address for
midable in its tone, strongly urging
the necessit3-of a decided expres
sion from the whole people of all the
States demanding, and, if necessary,
forcing, a result to be declared in
iccordance with the overwhelming
ly expressed will of the people.
rhey warn the people against the
It-signs of the conspirators who
would overthrow Ihe government
arl involve the countr' in anarchy
unl revolution to satisfy the greed
of ambitious leaders who would be
come usurpers. Thev call upon
honest, loyal people, irrespective of
party, to join in united effort to
checkmate the conspirators p.nd save
the government. We hope to see
the whole country follow this ac
tion. Let there be conventions in
all the States on the same day, and
let an indignant people give such a
decided and overwhelming rebuke
to the usurpers as will forever set
tle them. We call upon the Tennes
see Committee to issue its call for a
Convention in Nashville on the 8th
of January. This peaceable upris-
nr of the people in the way pointed
out by the constitution may avert
It is said that propositions have
been made to Gen. Wade Hampton,
both before and since the election,
to allow him to be lnauguraica
Governor, if ho would consent that
the Electoral vote should be cast
f jr Hayes. Senator John B. Gor
don is authority- for this.
Yesterday forenoon, while the
Republicans were claiming that the
Presidential election was still in
doubt, a man in a saloon on Mon
roe Avenue called out: "I'll bet
Tilden is elected!" "I'll bet you are
are a liar!" replied a voice. The
two clinched, rolled on the floor
and tustled around, and the Tildcn
ile Anally had the other at a disad
vantage. "Now will you admit thai
Tildeu is elected?" he asked letting
nn on the uthjr a little. "No, 1
won't!" gasped the undermost,
but I'll admit great Democratic
gains all over the country!" That
was "ood enough, and he was lifted
up a'ud taken out. Detroit Tree
"Any interference bv the officers
tnotis of the United Suites with
the organization of a State Legisla
ture or with any 01 n p
o,x,lins. or with any civil depart
meutof the Government, is repug
nant to our ideas of government.
Uiassks Siiirso-N" GiiAST, Janua
ry 13, 1670.
PULASKI, TENN., THURSDAY,
A SECOND CIVIL W'AIl.
Blaine's Kigbt Hand Man
Would Prefer it to tbe Inau
gnratiou of Tilden.
In a speech at Peoria, 111., on the
8th inst., Col. Bob Ingersol said:
If there is a Democrat here, I
give him a warning that Samuel J.
Tilden can never be inaugurated.
I had rather see another war than
see him inaugurated through the
means of that hound in Oregon.
Rutherford TJ. Ha3'es will be inan
rated on the 5th of next March I
would be in favor of having it on
the 1th. There cannot be too good
a day on which to inaugurate a Re
publican President. The
Republican party will never turn
this government over to Democrats.
If Hayes don't go in, nobody will.
Giant will stay.
There never was such an election
and there never was such a time
finding out who was elected. I say
to the Democrats, I hope you will
not lean upon the vote Gf Louisiana.
The record will be damaging to hu
manity and to the fair name of the
American people. Think of it,
Democrats, of the kind of company
you have to keep. The best Dem
ocrats in the city of Washington
say that Mr, Hayes has been hon
See the difference between the
two parties. Not a single charge
of fraud, not a single row has been
charged to the Republicans. The
Democracy have not got the moral
courage to oppose us in the inaugu
ration of Hayes. They know that
we will protect the honor and in
tegrity of the nation. The Demo
cratic party is not fit to govern the
country. Let them sell out their
lire works; Tilden will never be
President. John Morrisscy is the
best Democrat I know. He is the
most influential man I know. He
is what he pretends to be. He is
the embodiment of Democratic prin
ciples. If we don't protect our cit
izens at home and abroad, our coun
try is a failure. If we can't devise
soruo plan to keep the Republican
party in power it will be a failure.
B3- the time we get all the mean
things the Democrats ever did on
the shoulders of their candidate, he
can't run very well. When you
pile the record of the last campaign
on top of that.no man can ever stand
it. There never will be another
There are some Republicans who
were talking about reform. The
Republican party never needed re
form. There was occasionally an
individual in the party who ought
to have been a Democrat. But
they were an exception.
If there be any Republicans who
voted for Tilden, we say to them
repent in sackcloth and ashes. Let
us keep every man who ever was a
Republican in the part'.
When the news goes through the
South it will strike into the cabin
doors like sunshine, it will strike
every black face like glory.
I am in favor of trying these
white liners; these bulldozers. If
anything like murder can be proved
against them, I am in favor of
shooting them on the spot. I want
it so that every child of the Repub
lic shall be educated by the Repub
lic. I want to see liberty, equality
and justice throughout the country.
That's my doctrine. That's the
reason I am glad of the success of
the Republican party. Thi3 success
sa3 s to every 6oldier, j our w ounds
were not received in vain; to the
orphans, your fathers were not
killed in vain.
More alarming, if possible, than
the use of the military in the com
pletion of the robbery ot the south
ern States is the position taken by
such men as Senator Edmunds, who
coolly confesses that his movement
in the senate in regard to an inves
tigation of the votes cast in the re
cent elections in certain of the
southern States is solely with a view
to "fix the representation in the
next house of representatives. It
had nothing to do with the Presi
dential election." In other words,
in defiance of the fourteenth amend
ment, under which he assumes to
act, Edmunds will deny to the States
named in his resolution the repre
sentation thej are entitled to, on
the plea of illegal voting or of in
timidation. Mr. Edmunds who has
assumed the lead of the Republi
cans of the Senate, would thus
"bulldoze" the States of South Car
olina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida,
Louisiana and Mississippi, remand
them in part to a territorial condition
in order to secure to his party in
the house a working majority. This
is the measure of Republican states
manship and the extent of Republi
can legislation as exemplified by
the foremost leader of the bulldoz
ing party. Knoxv'UU Tribune,
"I've heard, captain," said an En
glish traveler to the captain of a
steamer running on the Upper Mis
sissippi, "that your Western steam
boats can ran in very shoal water
where, in fact, the water i not more
than two or three feet deop.
"Two or three feet deep!" ex
claimed the cantin, in tones of with
ering contempt; "why, we woukln t
give a pin for a boat out here that
couldn't ran oa ths dew on the
The War Humbug:.
The radicals and their allies, the
Independents, have adopted the
strategy of the Curates, who saved
the historical infant by clashing
shields to drown the cries of the
child wanted by the devouring mon
ster. In their anxiety to persuade
the Democracy to peaceabty permit
the minority to steal the Presiden
cy, and to keep their thieving hands
in the public treasury four years
more, they insist that somebody
proposes war as a remedy. This is
a coutemptible device, and will de
ceive no one. It is the clashing of
shields to drown the cries of the
people against fraud, villainy, and
made in the interest of knaves and
tricksters, who 6eek to frighten the
people with the cry of war while
they are robbing them of their lib
erties. No one proposes armed re
sistance to any infamy which the
Radicals may enact. The National
DemocracjT has counseled peace,
and propose to prevent fraud only
by legal remedies. The Southern
Democracy is still more serene and
conservative in the expression of
its views. As evidence of the tone
and temper of the Democracy of
Tennessee, we refer the reader to
the extracts in another column,
from those two leading Democratic
papers, the Murfreesboro News and
the Pulaski Citizen. They give the
lie to the Radical twaddle about the
danger of war. In every section of
the Union the Democrats are united
in counseling the true and only
remedy for the crisis, and that is an
appeal to the laws and the patriot
ism of the people to prevent the
consummation of the attempted
outing-5. The Southern people do
not think of war, and never talk of
it as a remedy. AfemphU Appeal.
Clearly a Conspiracy.
The .vorst ( at tire of the case, as
it seems to us, is this: Ever since
the morning after the election, when
it appeared that the votes of South
Carolina, Florida and Louisiana
would elect Hayes, the managers of
the Republican party have insisted
that those States had gone Repub
lican. They began to say so before
auy returns of consequence had be
gun to come from those States; and
when the few returns received indi
cated large Democratic gains, they
have not varied from that tune.
It will be remembered that in re
gard to Louisiana they first claimed
a victorj' by the votes actually cast;
afterward, when that would not do,
that there were five "bulldozed"
parishes; but, later, it became appa
rent that throwing out the votes of
the five parishes would not answer,
and to give the electoral vote of the
State to Hayes it i3 evident that
there must be other parishes thrown
This would look suspicious, even
if the Returning Board enjoyed a
better reputation than it does. It
leads to the belief that the Republi
cans resolved on the morning after
the election to have the three doubt
ful Statea counted for Hayes, any
way, without regard to the votes
cast, and that the canvassing ma
chinery in all of them has been used
with that purpose in view. If it
had beeu otherwise, how could the
Republican managers have obtained
the information upon which they
declared that Louisiana had gone
for Hayes, when it was known that
Tilden had a large majority of the
votes actually cast, and the evidence
of intimidation had not come in?
It is not, then, merely the dis
honesty of two or three Returning
Boards that we have to lament a
dishonesty established by Republi
can evidence of the highest charac
ter before but a conspiracy which
the leaders of the party have en
tered into to defeat the will of the
people by any amount of fraud that
might be required. That, as it
seems to us, is the consideration
which should cause any honest man
to spurn with contempt the great
prize of the Presidency secured by
The twenty-second joint rule is a
fit one by which to take the meas
ure of Radical honesty. They made
it themselves and are the only ones
who have ever used and abused it.
San Francisco Examiner.
This is the fact, in a few words.
They made it, and are responsible
for it. Under it a Republican
House or Senate can prevent the
election of a Democratic President,
or a Democratic House or Senate
can prevent the election of a Re
publican President. In other words,
this rule, which the Republicans
adopited ten years ago, transfers the
Presidential election from the States
to Congress. It is unconstitutional
and revolutionary. It digs up the
very foundations of universally re
cognized State's rights and throws
them away, Avalanche.
Liberty ( Miss.) Iler&'d. We saw
a bale of cotton brought to town
this week on a wagon which had
four solid wooden wheels, which
were made by sawing them from a
log and feirnply boring a hole
through them. This is much better
for a poor man than to Lay an iron-
axle wagon fur a big juice on
crean, ana wort mae to aeutn
to pay lor it
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T. Xj. HT.
BT A FOKJIiB FtPIL.
We aresonry to relate the sad and sndden fate
That happened here of lare to T. la. N.,our
friend, friend, friend;
Ab ! it pains oor heart with grief that his life
so brijrht tbo' brief,
Should, like the autumn leaf, come to an
untimely end, end, end.
Oneday theothernightwesawan awfulsigbt,
That would a gbct ailYiglit, in Lyna-viiie-vilie-vide.
It was T. L. N. in his bachelor den,
Writing with his pen, a goose of a quill,
He was seated in his chair, the- picture of
And seemed to be there the unhappiest of
men. men, men.
And he rubbod liis empty pate, at a pensive
Tryinsr to ideate for the Citi-zen, ten, zes.
mtdark and piercing eyes looked around as
And told some awful lies with their squint,
But they couldn't see the point for his nose
was out of joint,
As love never did almoin t his bachelor
heart of fliu; I'm:, flint.
His precious little dears, we mean his oblong
Would increase your fears to the top, top,
For wheu thoy took the notion to besrin their
They never had their portion of a flop,fiop,
Dis elastic month spread around about
A protuberant snout, with a grin, grin,
And you'd leadilv suppose his fish-hook of a
Was going to propose to his chin, chin.chin.
lie entertained the fear, as this is leap-year,
The ladies would appear at his hall, hall,
That influenced by the moon,thoy would call
on him soon,
And tell him he must "June" to a call, call,
Go ho made fast his door against each female
And prayed for theenre of their 6in,sin,sin,
That v.'beu they made their call at his bach
He could enjoy all from with-in, in, i .
The ladies, one aid all, made a sudden call
At his bachelor hall on their leap-year
raids, raids, raids,
But the wretch .forlorn laughed them all to
And said they all were born for old maids,
But each femalo wooer battered down his door,
And told him ha must sure marry or die,
For life begged T. L. K. and promised there
He'd marry where and when they wished,
or try, try, try.
But taking time to reflect he began to suspect
That be would be hen-pecked during Ufa,
Then bespoke and said, "I'd rather be dead
Than to the altar led by an old maid for a
wife, wie, wife.
They seized the broom stick, the blows came
hard and thick,
Ft'l heavy and fell quick on his devoted
head, bead, head.
And call.ng liira a n oddy they raised his pros
To apply a little toddy, but poor T. I. N.
was dead, dead, doad.
They laid him in tbo ground without sad la
ment or sound,
And raised his humble mound with a
chuckle and a laugh, laugh, laugh.
And with tbe very broom by which they
wrought his doom,
They wroto upon bis tomb the following
ITore lies an old bachelor, sad and forsakon,
lie sleeps his last sleep to ne'er awaken,
He led a life both sad and forlorn
And wished in his heart he novor was born.
He lived, he died without tbe boon
Of wedded bliss or honey-moon,
And has gone to I'l 11 Ionian shades
To be surrendered to mad old maids.
Who'll tantalize him with the bliss
Of kisses that he'll always miss,
Annoy him with distressing fears
And pinch his flesh till he sheds tears,
Pull his ears and twist hi nose.
And give his carcass to the crows.
TbeSoutb's Prestige in Europe.
"Gatto," of the Philadelphia
Times, has been interviewing Gen.
Pleasanton, recently from Europe,
and here is what he says of the
South'a prestige abroad:
"But thej' have lost their prestige
in Europe?" "I'm not so sure of
that. In England they had a warm
support during their revolt, and it
is not extinct. There was General
Taylor, of Louisiana. He was not
long ago introduced to the Prince
of Wales and the Prince's favor got
him into hi3 club. Such was his
popularity with Wales that he had
control of the revision of Americans
to be presented to the Queen, and
General Schenck had less social in
fluence. You see in England mere
money, without relation to a social
position, is nothing at all. To
have been presented to the Queen is
an honor for life. Of itself, it
makes the person presented the
standard of a local or relative circle.
The old military and social aristoc
racy ot the South, sharing English
notions on these questions, are fa
vorites where ire are not. The
English, jealous of their distinc
tions in military, family or other
rank perceive the same severe dis
crimination among Southerners,
and they dislike our Northern la
railiarity and assurance."
A Trifle Warlike.
St. Louis Times.
We hope the House will leave the
impeachment project just where
they find it. What they are re
quired to do is to get Grant out of
office when his term ends, and to
put Mr. Tilden in when his term
begins. There are men enough to
support them in every step they can
take in this direction. Ihe first
effort to be made by the House is to
discover if a method can .not be
agreed on with the Senate by which
the electoral vote can be counted
exactly a it was ordered by the
That vote so counted elects Mr.
Tilden. If that fails the House
has its last supreme duty to per
form the election of Mr. Tilden
under and by virtue of the constitu
tion. The people will sec that he
is inaugurated, and if his iniugura
tion is resisted, Missouri can fur
nish one hundred thousand men for
such work, and will do it too the
largest portion of thera men who
fought in the Union army from the
beginning to the end of the late
war. Let the House stick closely
to its work.
There is not a practicing physi
cian ia G-;visgun county, Alat-suia.
Tbe Florida Fraud.
The following address wa3 issued
from Florida on the Gth:
To the Hon. Samuel J. Randall,
Washington, House of Reprcsenta
tives; The undersigned, who came
hither to be present at a fair count
of the votes cast by the people of
Florida, have had' the grief to be
witnesses of the counting in of
Haj-es Electors, who weie rejected
at the polls. We have witnessed
the progress and the consumma
tion of a deliberate preconcerted
scheme of fraud. This scheme was
first contrived for execution at the
ballot-boxes throughout the State.
Having there fallen short of sue
cess, it was then continued and
promoted by several county can
vassing boards, and was yesterday
supplemented and finished by the
Radical majority of the State Board
of Canvassers at Tallahassee. It
is manifest to every intelligent man
here, first, that upon the face of the
returns the Tilden Electors had a
majority of ail the votes cast; sec
ond the Tilden Electors had this ma
jority over and above the Radical
count, after it had been swollen bj
many hundred illegal votes through
local frauds and false returns; third,
that the majority declared for the
Ha3-es Electors is a fictitious, false
and fraudulent majority, which the
two Radical State Canvassers man
ufactured by throwing out whole
Democratic precincts and counties,
in open disregard of facts and with
fragrant violation of the law. They
did not even keep to the shewder
path blazed out for them by their
legal advisers from the North. All
along their debrious track the
marks of premeditation, the foot
prints of a shameless purpose are
unconcealed. The Democratic
Electors, receiving their certificates
of the true result from the Attorney
General, a member of the Board of
Canvassers, met to-day and cast
their votes for Tilden and Hen
dricks. The Radical electors, forti
fied with the false certificates of
Gov. Stearns, met to day and cast
their votes for Hayes and Wheeler.
It is for Congress to judge and de
termine whether this assault upon
the rights and liberties of freemen,
thus far persecuted under cover of
the arms and the authority of the
rederal Administration, shall be
crowned at the Capitol with success.
ramiuar with the history of carpet
bag corruption and mismanagement,
we yet needed a visit to Florida to
convince us of the distress that
their rule ha3 caused. It has sub
verted her social order; it has
plunged her people to the point of
impoverishment; it has abolished
the usual contests of political par
ties and arrested the progress of
her two races in self-government.
In truth, the late struggle at the
polls was not between Democrats
and Republicans. It was between
a hapless race misguided by a few
knavish adventurers, and even con
victed felons, who call themselves
Republicans, and a gentle, long
suffering people, whose patience
has permitted their oppressors to
live. The Republican party, as we
well know at the North, has no ex
istence in Florida, unless, indeed, it
shall confess a fellowship with those
abusing her, and living by seeking
profit through their crime. Geo.
W. Biddle, Pennsylvania; Joseph
E. Brown. Georgia; Leverett Salten
fetall, Massachusetts; David W. Sel
lers, Pennsylvania; Malcom Hay,
Pennsylvania; Jas. R. Read, Penn
sylvania; Samuel E. Thompson,
Pennsylvania; Geo. W. Guthrie,
Pennsylvania; M. B. Young, Geor
gia; Perry II. Smith, Illinois; C.
Gibson, Missouri; Manton Marble,
In a long and able article the
Chicago Tribune discusses the elec
tion in Louisiana.and starts out with
this important confession, which
is a virtual concession of the elec
tion of Tilden: "Of the votes that
found their way into the ballot-box
in the recent election the majority
were unquestionably given to the
Tilden and Hendricks electors, tbe
average being about eighty-three
thousand for the Democratic and
seventy-six thousand for the Re
publican electors. This was the
condition of the vote when the pa
pers were opened and belore they
were purged by the returning board;
and this first point wa3 not denied
by any one." Thi3 point conceded
by the Republicans, there can be no
doubt as to the duty of Congress to
count the State as it voted, which
the Tribune tells us "was unques
tionably for the Tilden and Hen
Sample extract from a Northern
Republican organ: "The boon of
the first cannon fired by a South
Carolinian in 'CI woke the thunders
of the Union. The crack of the
first rifle fired by Wade Hampton's
legions in South Carolina will bring
a swifter and sharper response.
Woe to South Carolina if a second
rebellion begins within her bor
ders!" In all this a Cabinet minister was
prime mover, a president was an
active agent and the entire admin
istration was a co-operator. In all
the steps to be tiken to remedy and
punish these terrible wrongs, the
North must now take the responsi
bility of decision and of action.
Let the whole South disappoint its
enemies, and the enemies of right
and justice, by possessing its soul
in patience and in peace. World,
If a sound thrashing could be
communicated by letter a great
many people would use the post-office
who hesitate about delivering
their "own missives. It is so much
saler to get behind a fence and see
our enemies mmished than it is to
a 1 minister the punishment our
se've3, that until soma such device
. 1 1 1 . . 1 V ... I VLlll I.'... ...IV V.
forgiveatraa eLill lie latest in ha-
The emigration from Georgia to
the West is said to be enormous.
Steam toys are becoming vcrr3
common. Look out for one e-ej
little bo3-s now.
The conundrum which is puzz
ling six year oldors now is, "Who
is Santa Claus?"
A negro has been admitted to the
Crozier Baptist Seminary, Alabama,
and five white students Hiavc in
President Grant does not think
the uneducated colored man of the
South has sufficient intelligence to
Don't take anything that belongs
to 3'our neighbor not even his
Under Republican rule, no citizen
has auy rights unless he votes the
Under Republican rule, the army
is used to subject the white popu
lation of a State to negro legisla
tion. Mr. Snoiler, of Botetourt county,
Va., lost five children last week
The President's message seems
to be generally considered a tame
and mediocre document
Every good deed that we do is
not only & present pleasure, but a
prop for the future.
According to an exchange, the
phrase "excuse hasto and a bad
pen," was originated by a runaway
In the confusion attendant on
the strict counting of the election
returns Charlie Ross has escaped.
And now just as like as not we will
neer hear of that boy again.
Tbe peanut crop for this year is
800,000 bushels; and no people with
800,000 busheh of peanuts before
them ever plunged madly into civil
Waco, Texas, was convulsed with
laughter at the sight of a young man
in beaver, broadcloth and kids,
driving an ox team and load of cot
ton into town.
At a sale in Twiggs county (Ga.)
last week corn sold for 50c per
bushel, potatoes 25c per bushel,
oats, C5c per hundred, hogs (gross)
7 to 10c per pound, and cows SI 2 to
Lord Ashlv's praj-er ougnt to be
printed for general distribution:
"O, Lord, thou knowest how busy I
must be to-day. If I forget Thee, do
not Thou forget me." '
m 1 -l .,
xn oui minister once saiu to a
young preacher who was complain
ing of a small congregation, "It's as
large a congregation, perhaps, as
j-ou will want to account for at the
day of judgement."
There i3 a pleasure in contempla.
ting good; there is a greater pleas
ure in receiving good, which com
prehends tne rest.
A noticeable fact in connection
with the firing of the Republican sa
lute in Washington the other night
is that the explosion which killed a
man took place on tbe one hundred
and eighty-fifth discharge.
This is the most opportune sea
son for business men to advertise ex
tensively. The holiday trade will
soon begin, and the best advertised
house will receive it. Alwnys ex
amine your local paper for good
A country editor offered to make
his "devil" a Christmas present
of his printing office, but the boy
declined it, with the remark that he
would rather work for two dollars a
week than run ia debt 900 a year.
The true life begins only when
self is lost sight of when we devote
ourselves to others. This is the
most difficult of reforms; yet it is
also the greatest, as it removes the
most formidable obstacle f,o the
spread of Christianity.
The showers of grace slide off
from the lofty mountains, but rett
on the valleys, and make them
fruitful. Ho giveth grace to the
lowly. He loves to bestow it where
there is most room to receive it,
and most returns of praise for it.
Such is the humble heart; and tru
Iy as much humility gains much
grace, so it grows by it.
It is not what a man gets, but
what a man is that he should think
of. He should first think of his
character, acd then Lis condition,
lie that has character need have no
fears about his condition. Charac
ter will draw after it condition.
Circumstances obey principles.
Nashville American: L. A. Cron
nin, the Democratic elector ia Ore
gon, whose vote La3 elected Tilden
and Hendricks, was in IS CO a clerk
ia the Adams and Southern Express
office ia Nashville, and boarded at
the time with William Parrel. He
is a naturlized Irish, citizen, a man
of fine education, and has plenty of
nerve. Men of Lis character don't
count out worth a cent
People are never satisfied with
things as they are. Give them one
thing and they ask for two; give
theDi two and they wonder why you
don't give them three. They ere
like the boy who thought La coul-i
Improve the Lord's prayer by tn&k
is git read, "Give this day our
daily bread and butler, with a lit-
csko sua soae
aiic iHrnciI marks you see aroui,d this
r-arsigraph (thus) mean thai your sub
scrfj tion is out or unpaid, and that yoa
are requested to pay up at oucc. We
wotil-1 tak- great pleasure in exteudiag
credit to iriir friend and patron-?, btit
cash uUuie -a 1)1 yay our expenses and
we Arc forced to adhere to & strict cash.
rul,. We hope you will comprehend
and appreciate the ne-essity of such a
course, and renew your subscription
without delay. We solicit yur favor.
, ti v e enter no new naitics on our
j h wk without tlm money in R.lvancc.
North Carolina has gone in debt
to the extent of $42,000,000. But
then, she has a great ma 113' rich car
petbaggers and scalawags to show
The South Carolina Repubicans
burned down Governor Hampton's
houso, and It is strange if the Ore
gon fraction cf the party can't kill
Governor Grover. Perhaps it would
be well for Edmunds or Morton to
introduce a bill authorizing the de
struction of that pestiferous ruler.
Giant, in his message, exhibits
the characteristic malevolence of
his party toward foreigners. He,
like Haves, wants to disfranchise
them if the3" can not read and write
English, If the Military party bay
onets itself into power foreigners
may as well leave this county.
The Boston Traveller anncuucis
that "a new declaration of indepen
dence Id wanted." It was wanted,
but the people of the United States
have recently made one, ind it de
clares that all men shall be freed
from the robbery-, extortion, pro
scription and tvrannj- of the so
called Republican party. And they
A San Francisco paper of a recent
date announces the marriage, in
that city', of a white woman to- a
Chinaman. A strange alliance,
certainly; but women have been
known to display' far worse taste.
Indeed, wo have seen it stated
somewhere that a white wonr-m once
actually married a Radical congress
man. The Constitution provides that,
if insurrection actually exists in ft
State, the president ma3 assist the
governor to suppress it, if he is un
able to do it himself. Grant has
ordered the army into a State to as
sist a rebellion of certain State offi
cers against the Supreme Court- of
the State. t
Henry Cia3 declared and no--body
who knew him doubted the
truth of the declaration that ho
would rater be light than president!
It is the private opinion of a very
prominent citizen of Ohio just now
that Henry Clay was a fool.
'The Constitution of the United
Slates nowhere provides that Uni
ted States troops shrill be sent into
a State to assist another for the
purpose of keeping ii in power.
Grant has so used the army.
The Milwaukee Sentiue' declares
that it is"a fact.abundantly attested,
that over 2,000 negroes have been
killed in Louisiana since the war."
Attested the "fact" may be, but if
so, it is attested only by scoundrels
who lie with that "damnable facili
ty" which no conspicuously charac
terizes the editor of the Sentinel
It is useless for Grant to pretend
that Rugcr disobeyed orders. Grant
has committed the crime of Inter
fering with a State Legislature be
fore, and ho would have carried his
operations in behalf of the cowardly
rebel and sneak. Chamberlain to the
bitterest end, had not Secretary
Fish who represents the Republi
can bondholding interest, protested.
Grant can not afford to have Ham
ilton Fssh resign at this Juncture.
The Republican bondholders recog
nize that Grant's revolutionary pro
ceedings are jeopardizing thsir du
Although the mil's of the gods are
old-fashioned contraptions, with
none of the modern improvements,
and are not to bo compared with
the great steam merchant mill's of
our day, 3'ct, when once started,
they keep hammering away, and
never fail in the end to turn out as
fine an article of meal as one cares
to 6ce. In other words,
"The mills of the gods grind slow
Jiut they gnnd exceeding flue."
Hence, it may be confidently be
lieved that the fraudulent work of
the Returning Boards of Kellogg
and Chamberlain and Stearns will
ere long be ground to powder, hi
spite of Grant's attempt to thrunt
the unground grist down the throats
of the people with the bayonet, and
that at the proper time Samuel J.
Tilden will be peaceably inaugura
ted president of the United Stateii
If the Almighty established this
great Republic for any wise and be
neficent purpose, such 9. result Is
just as certain as if it palpably bora
"Tni stamp of flc, the sonctioo of a goi."
Every organ of the Military par
ty in the country has emphasized
the dctlaratioa that in LouLsi&nd
vast crowds cf Republican voters
were driven from the polls or com
pelled to remain at home, having
Leen threatened with death. In
waking this statement tlie organs
take particular pains to conceal
from their readers the fact that ev
ery voter in the State was regis
tered by the Republicans; tL-.tt Re
publicans presided at every poll iu
tho State; that United State s koI
dicrs wcro distributed through the
Slate for the spocra! protection of
Rcpubicaa voter; ".hat the whole
machinery of the election was ia
the LauJj of the Ki:puLiici4 back
ed by the whole influence of the
Administration at Wt.sLiugtoa.
Un-.kr these tireurusucc-cs the fct
that the State weat Democratic is
proof positive that the -people a
2.0 1 ia Eyuiralby with the- Mlli:ary