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LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT.
From "Songs with Preludes, by Jean
Jngelow, in press by Roberts Brothers,
The racing river leaped and sang,
Full blithely in ttie perfect weathor,
All round the mountain echoes rang,
For blue and green were glad together.
This rained out light from every part,
And that with Bonus of io? was thrilling
j or jo
But in the hollow of my heart
There ached a plaoe that wanted Oiling ;
Before the road and river meet,
And stepping-stones are wet and glisten;
t i heard a sound ol laughter sweet,
And paused to like it, and to listen.
1 heard 4he. chanting wafers flow-,-- -' . ...
The-cushat,' note, the baa's low hum
Then turned the hedge and didnotknow
How could I? that my time was com
A girl upon the niuhest stone,
Half doubtful of the deed, was standing,
so lar tlie shallow llood had Mown,
Beyond the 'customed leap of landing.
She knew not any need of mo,
Yet me she waited all unweeting;
We thought not I had crossed the sea,
A nd half the sphere to give her meeting.
I waded bui, her eyci I met,
I wished the moments had been hours !
I took her in my arms and set
Her dainty feet among the flowers.
Her fallow-maids in copse and lane
Ah ! still niethiuks I hear them calling ;
The wind's soft whixpering in tho plain,
The cushat's coo, the water's falling.
But now it is a year ago,
And now possession crowns endeavor;
I took her in my heart to grow,
. And filled the hollow place forever.
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT. Miscellaneous.
(From the Buffalo Courier.)
GEO, FRANCIS TRAIN ON THE
He Follows Up His Gold Room
and Pilot Knob Speeches, which
were so Widely Copied, by what
were so Widely Copied, by what He Calls his Speech of the Demagogue---
were so Widely Copied, by what He Calls his Speech of the Demagogue------A Broadside Fired into
were so Widely Copied, by what He Calls his Speech of the Demagogue------A Broadside Fired into the Radical Clergymen---A Sensation
at Dr. Foster's.
Grant Albany its Convention
Saratoga its Judge Chase while
Clifton Springs has its Georgo
Francis Train. His swinging round
the circle with Johnson to Chicago,
and Ben. "Wade's party through the
Western States, seem to have sent
him into the water-cure for repairs.
Tho moment he arrived he was
waited upon by a committee of
clergymen from all parts of the
Unionj on behalf of the ladies, to
address the several hundred guests
at the Springs, but Jlr. Train said
that he a' as on the blue-list. Or
ganizing Credit Mubiler e Credit
wncifrVbuilding Pacifls Rail
ways establishing cities, and put
ting up a hotel in sixty days on his
principality nt Omaha, and making
speeches all along the line, we
should think would use up most
any constitution. But Mr. Train
seems to be fire-proof.
Alter repeated promises to speak,
which had not been fulfilled, he
came to time Wednesday night to
a crowded halh and made one of
the most extraordinary speeches'
we have ever recorded.
Wishing to caution the nation
against demagogues, he said ior
once he would personify the dema
gogue in order to put loyal men on
their guard. We do not pretend
to give an elaborate report of the
speech or the intcruptions, but we
have caught sufficient to make it
pointed and of interest. Mr. Chap
man, of St. Louis, was called to the
Mr. Train.who was received with
applause, commenced by reading
the fallowing resolution:
Resolved, As our National debt
was contracted by inflation, by
inflation it should be paid.
Mr. Chapman, ot St. Louis Wh at
do you mean by that proposition?
Mr. Train We mean "up with
greenbacks and down with specie
payment." Laughter & applause.
All those in favor of greenbacks
say aye. Loud Cries of aye. 1 If
the people prefer greenbacks with
out interest, why force them to take
bonds and notes with interest;
That is so. The statistics Bhow
that out of thirty-six millions of peo
ple only half a million pay an in
come tax on a thousand dollars.
Hence it is fair to suppose that
that number will cover the bond
holders. The question arises, is
there sufficient virtue and gener
osity in the other thirty-five and a
half millions to vote to tax them
selves to pay these five hundred
thousand bond-holders. Cries of
yes. The demogogue will make
much of this point. (Laughter.
And you must meet him squarely
or he will have the argument.
The New York Herald closed one
ofits last leaders on the National
Banks by saying since Horace Gree
ley by bailing Davis ' admits that
there is no such crime as treason,
Our National Debt is a National
Swindle. A voice, "the Herald is
no guide to public'opinion." You
are mistaken. Bennett, always
looks ahead. His hot shot into the
National Banks are ridding those
Eet President making institutions,
eisfirstto see a change in the
public mind, and thirty years' ex
perience has made him a prophet
as weii as a fortuno. Applause.
Many years ago he told me that a
panic was a good thing for; a citj
or a nation." Chicago was built out
of inflation. Ihe panic came, bank
ruptcy followed, but the substantial
stores, the magnificent residence
the feplended city and two hundrid
thousand people remained there.
Loud Applau&e. Give us green
backs, we say, and build cities,
plant corn, open coal mines, con
trol railways, launch ships, grow
cotton, establish factories, open
gold and silver mines, erect rolling
mills, start the sugar cane, the sorg
hum and the tobacco once more.
Turn Niagara Falls into a Manches
ter. Loud applause. Vote ten
millions bonus if we finish the Pac
ific Railroad before 1870. Cheers.
Vote subsidies for steamboat lines
tb Europe; dig a canal from Lake
Michigan to the Mississippi ap
plause, and remove the Capitol of
America from that corrupt and God
forsaken sink of iniquity, Washing,
ton, to Columbus; Nebraska, ninety-
six nines west oi umana, the geo
graphical center ot our million
square mile nation. Loud cheers.
Carry my resolution and there is
sunshine in the sky. Applause.
Vote McCulloch's English plan of
paying .hnglishmen one dollar ior
what they paid forty cents for, and
disaster wrecks our financial ship.
Greenbacks will start us ahead
again at forty miles an hour. Spe
cie payment will produce a regular
Frederick the Great built up Prus
sia on paper, and England's power
was based on greenback currency.
That is true. Pitt saved England
by greenbacks. McCulloch would
ruin America with specie payments.
Kev. Mr. raine, Brooklyn Do
you advocate repudiation?
Mr. train Repudiation! God for
bid. If any man talks repudiation
"shoot him on the spot." Laugh
ter and applause.) Let me repeat
as the national aebt was con
tracted by inflation, by inflation it
should be paid." Applause
How strange thatyou should mix
up greenbacks With repudiation
Tou might as well call a Copper
head a Democrat.
Blucher and Wellington repre
seniea uistinct nations, yet they
closely resemble each other in wax
figures. lake care that the dema
gogue does not seduce you by his
slippery-elm tongue. He will ar
gue that it is cheap to save the
Union and preserve our nationality,
even at the price 2,700,000,000 ac
cording to McCulloch, but S12,000,
000,000 according to the dernago
Rev. Mr. Falkner, Bridgeport,
Connecticut Where do you get
Mr. Train From the debt visible
and the debt invisible.
Sav McCulloch's statement,?700,
Increased saarics of members
of Congress and the bounty
bill..." t 300,000,000
Debts of towns, cities, counties
and States, to be added in
due time to the National
Claims from loyal men in the
North' and contracts and
nin-inoney for the nextrres-
dcntlal election 1,000,000,000
Here yon have for the North $5,000,000,000
Add the bogus Southern debt
lor the war, pestilence, fam
ine and negroes , 7,000,000,000
And you have ,112,000,000,000
This, the demagogue will argue,
is one way of repudiating. This is
only for the principal. To pay it
off in thirty years, as McCulloch
proposes, we must raise from the
poor more than the rich 10,000,
000,000 more in taxes. (A voice
Why the poor?) Because the poor
are the many. Labor always bears
the burden. Bond-holders legisla
ted to have no taxes on their bonds.
Hence the rich man can send his
children to school where the poor
man pays the schoolmarm.
Ben Wade was right at Lawrence.
He said the poor man must be bet
ter paid for his labor: Ravmonr n
thi . Jfe wt York Times, reported fair-
lylbutt'wa3 Raymond who gave
the star; on the agrarian interpre
n. A voice Did von hear
Deech? . Yes. alrt I infrnrWnri
Mr. Wadd to his Kansas anrtionco
' LI. - . ' '
aijUiinaorse an ne said. . - wade is
j' a . 1 aw . 1
n agrarian. He is a bold, plucky
humanitarian, not afraid of man or
Lfcraocrat." He believes si I do,
tin tne laboring man should divide
h day into, eight hours laW,
eem nours ior recreation and im
pjovement, and eight hours' sleep,
ifjifl requires so much,, Wade ismore
oi a statesman than a politician
Mr. Paine asked if I proposed re
palliation,, By ho meansf but the
demagogue will tell yoa that repu
diation has been the policy of the
Government from the first. "Oh!"
and dissent. You don't agree to
that. Let me prove it. The Gov'
ernment commenced the war bv
making contracts in gold. Then
they repudiated gold and give legal
tenders. Then they repudiated legal-tenders
and gives cerificates of
indebtedness. Then they repudia
ted certiticates of indebteness and
give contractors seven-thirties. .All
your ingenuity is requiied here to
meet the Demagogue. For he will
assure you that even now the en
dorsement on your greenback,
agreeing to exchange for a five
twenty, is repudiated, now so?
Take a hundred dollars in green
backs to McCulloch and see if you
can get a hundred-dollar five-twenty
bond. He will repudiate at once.
lou must pay the seventy or eight
ty dollars premium for it; for repu
diation is the order of the dav.
Some hisses, and "What else have
Mr, Train What else? Why Con
gress has repudiated the Constitu
tion, repudiated the Executive, and
repudiated the idea first started,
that the otates were in the Union
They then repudiated the Supreme
Court, repudiated the Constitution
al Amendment, and now they in
tend repudiating the Military Re
construction Bill, and in voting the
bounty bill commenced repudiating
the National debt. You see repu
diation is lasmonable. Hence
nothing can save us but greenbacks
Jbor insolvency is the strongest
point in the American character.
Professor Evans, Hamiliton Col
lege, Buffalo What do you esti
mate the wastage of the war, and
do you not think that tends toward
Mr. Train Most certainly. In
my Pilot Knob speech I put down
the figures in loss of life, labor,
shipping and property, estimating
810,000 each for white men, and
81,000 for black, at about 830,000,--
000,000, the accumulated industry
and labor of a century. As so
much has already been thrown in
to the boiling ciuldron of revolu
tion the Demagogue will argue
that our National debt had better
go in with the rest. Once the
North held the club of Hercules.
The South rebelled. The West
joined the North to save the Union.
Right and numbers conquered.
Now the West holds the club of
Hercules', but'not m'any bonds. A
Western Demagogue might say:
Once upon a time the South built
up anoligaichy based upon black
slavery. The Almighty decreed
that it should not be. Four-hundred,
thousand slaveholders owned
four millions of blacks. Presto,
Providence and Jefferson Davis
liberated them. I did not mention
Mr. Lincoln. For the demi-god of
the newspapers never existed. Oh!
He tried to save the Union by sav
ing slavery. Hi3 Emancipation
Proclamation was an accident. No.
Having taken care of the South,says
the "Western Demagogue, look to
the North. Four hundred thousand
bondholders have thirty millions
of whites in bondage. Will not
Providence break their chains as
well as the black? Suppose the
Demagogue was addressing 50 000
laborers in Union Square in poetic
strains like this:
Work! Work! Work!
"With pick and shovel and axe!
To pay New England's contractors,
Your own and the bondholder's tax!
Work! Work! Work!
There are millions of negroes to feed,
Andtbeeost is bitched on with the
And the sum of New England's greed
You ought not to hiss. You
know I am only giving you the
speech of a demagogue. The coun
try will be full of them by and by,
and if I show you beforehand the
plausibility of their argument, all
loyal people . like this Audience of
distinguished clegymen can be pre
pared and lortify themselves
against such disloyal practice. The
demagogue will, aroaso the people
id to iury oy sucu appeals:
Tog! Toil! Sweat! ,, , i
Still harder each dav than before.
It will go to keep niggers and bondholders op
Ana ine wou away irom your door:
Work! Work! Work!
From-dawn to the dusk of dav.
For your hopes are crushed with toe weight
That toil of yonr life won't pay.
I agree with you who hiss, such
doctrines should be put down by
the strong arm of military power,
When a man, talks .repudiation,
shoot him on" the spot, for Greeley
has done a Christian act in liberat
The Demagogue always catches
up some popular idea. He will ap:
peal to his audietce in Union
Square, on the question of substi
tutes, where the rich man showed
his loyalty by paying a .thousand
dollars to have another man shot.
Again he will resort to rhyme:
You gave your son to the war!
The rich man loaned his cold.
And the rich maw's son is happy to-day.
And yours is under the mold.
Sensation . 4
You did not think poor man
You can scarce believe when you're
That the sum which the rich man loaned
to the war,
Was the price for which you were sold.
Sensation and dissent.
In this way your real demagogue
will set the poor man to thinking,
and as it is a free country he will
be allowed to vote as his pockut
and his reason dictate. He will
think of his wife, his children and
his future, and then the orator of
the people will pile on the agony:
Your son was as good as his,
And as dear, perhaps, to vou.
But yours died for his, and your dauzter now
For his must wash and sew,
Nay, do not pause to think,
Or siirh (or your children or wife.
For your moments are mortgaged to hope
The rest of your weary life!.
Sensation and some dissent.
The orator, having aroused their
passion says: " All you in Yavor of
paying oft the debt by greenbacks,
say aye." Of course it is carried
by acclamation. What can 400,-
000 bondholders do against a Con
gress who bibn no londst Against
600,000 negro votes.l ,000,000 South
ern white votes,- and 3,000,000, of
Nothern and Western men who
hold no bonds, but hanker after
greenbacks in order to make their
property moro valuable?
the speculator advertises his
gains seldom his losses, and assets
are usually rotten eggs: The rich
knowing this, have passed for their
order a Bankrupt Bill. That saves
them. The poor who live from
hand to mouth have but one reme
dy, that is a bankrupt law for the
A Voice What is that?
Universal greenbacks, said Mr,
Train. . .,
Rev. Dr. Kendal, ot St. Louis
What did the National debt do for
Mr. Train Reduced her pecple
to serfs; one man in sixteen a pau
per, one child in twelve a bastard,
sixty thousand drunkards die there
every year, and only one child in
eighteen goes to school. So you
see what is a National curse abroad
is a National blessing at home.
England was one hundred and
sixty-seven years in rolling up her
4,000.000,000 of debt; America
accomplishes the same result in
four years. When they accused
America in London debating halls
of rolling up an inim'ense National
debt, I replied yes. But what right
has England to monopolize all the
National debt of the world? We
will have a National debt, 1 told
them, one of these days, that will
make you ashamed of yourselves.
No National debt was ever1 paid,
why should ours be? It costs us
five times as much to-day for a
peace armament as it formerly did
for war. Uur National disease is
politician on the State, blood sucker
in the Treasury and office on the
brain. A National debt is a Nat-
onal tax. It never was, it never
will be paid. Hisses. You seem
to forget that 1 am making, at
your request, the speech of a dem
agogue or in other language put
ting up a man of straw for the loy
al men to knock down. (Laughter.)-
You forget that lam "agin
repudiation," as Lowell would say,
am for greenbacks twenty-five
hundred millions of greenbacks
one currency instead of sixteen.
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and one date of maturity instead
of nineteen different datei vidt
McCulloch, and one kind of inter
est that is no interest at all in
stead of a dozen different rates as
at present.., McCulloch's. whole
policy is in the interest of Europe;
of England, of the bondholders.
He has tried to break Wall street
a dozen times, and nearly broke
himself. , Three months more and
the crash would have wiped out
the debt. ,,
Liko ballast in the . ship you
must keep the National debt
steady to avoid shipwreck: A pi
lot can run a thousand prtssefigers.
into eternity. So McCplIOch,, by
specie payment; cart steer our fi
nancial exalt into the breakers;
McCulloch believes in the lancet,
the speculem, arid blue pill kind of
finance, Jle bleeds to restore
strength. He purges to, add sta-.
bility. He vaccinates to head off
What a wretched state we must
bejn to have the whole question
of our financial future depend up
on two things the state of McCul
loch's stomach and a good crop.
Once our people had self-reliance.'
Now the conversation is on the
Secretary of the Treasury. He is
selling gold. Up goes the price;
He is contracting. Down go stocks.'
He is negotiating a loan abroad.
He wants one hundred millions at
home. He is bearing the market.'
No, he is a bull to-day in Wall
street. One man says Jay Cook is
his partner, that Lanier does his
foreign business, that Meyer his
brother-in-law, manages his gold.
Another, he is checking out depos
its or is locking up greenbacks.'
This is Wall street gossip. Never
before did man wield such powerj
1,600 National banks, and when
they fail Mr. Spinner says he will
cash the bills. .
We Could watch old Biddle and
one National DanKiDuc sixteen
hundred is too much lor us. I gave
statistics in my gold-roorii speech
showing that it was fair to pre
bume that most of our national
banks were rotten, and were only
organized for Presidential purposes.'
Why, as the Herald says, Bhoulct
we be taxed - twenty millions a
yeaf for this purpose? .TDow.p;
then, with the National Banks, and
give us greenback?.'- Every body
will vote for greenbacks. Every
man who owns a farm a house
a ship wants higher prices. Two
thirds of all ;our property is mort
gaged. Let U3 lift it off with, green
backs. Buy property, and mort
gage it up to your throat. Then
buy more, and repeat again, and
the greenback-mania will remove
tho mortgage and make you rich
Remember that industry, com
merce, agriculture, manufacture,
create property, and these can on
ly come with greenbacks. Remem
ber that no ships on the stocks",
produce no sbip builders. No fact-'
ories going up require no laborers';
What we in the pit ask for is high
wages, plenty of work and green-"
backs. " .,,
We want one currency . without
interest. Now who can te)l what
is our debt how calculate how
many kinds of notes and times of
payment? Like the Gobelin Tap
estry of Paris like the Mokic
work of Rome the mixing ot le
gends, or the veins in the human
body, our debt is so' confused, so
entangled, so obscure, that, unlike
these analogies, it has only been
created to be destroyed. , ,
There can be no financial securi
ty or commercial intercourse with
out proper reconstruction, and that
day is not close at hand.
England is owned by 30,000 fanv
ilies. The National debt did it
Now, as we mutft be taxed $10,000,
000,000 to pay off our National debt,
why not throw it all into the pool,
and show our loyalty by paying it
all off at once ! As Mollis, of the
World, says, our policy is to make
the rich richer and the poor poorer.
Our bondholders will be princes.
The moneylenders will be divided
into nabob and nabobs.
As the debt was made, so let it
be paid an eye for an . eye a
tooth 'Jot a tooth! . England, Eu
rope, paid $200,000' 000 for 600,
000 000 bonds. What a shave. The
Alabama destroyed about rthatJ
amount of American shipping.
Why not balance the. books and
pay them off in greenbacks with
out interest? (Applause) Everybo
dy will vote except 4 . few bond
holders, for placing greenbacks in
the place Of the $340,000,000 Na
tional Banibonds. 120,000,000
saved U 120,000,000 gained.