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RKDFORD. PA-, FHIDAf SEPT. 11, 18®8.
NATIONAL cjflOK EEPI'BLICAX TICKET. FOR PRESIDENT, Gea. ULYSSES S. GRANT. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, Hon. SCHUYLER COLFAX. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS. AT LARUE: (J MADISON COATES, of Philadelphia TUOS. M. MARSHALL, of Pittsburgh. ItiitrieU. Ihttr'- ■' 1. W. H. BABSKS, IS- SAN. KL SXOW, 2. W.J. POLLOCK, H- B- W.WAojrasu.ea 3. Ri< HARD WILI.IR, 15. CLIAS. U. MILLER, 4 G W HIM-, ' Grorok W. Emeu, 5! W A TOOK P. M'GIM. 17. Jons STF.WART, 7. J. 11. BMSOHIRST, IS. A. G. OUBTRAD, 7. FRANK C. HRATON, I. JAKES SIM, 8. ISAA. Ei'BKRT, 20. H. C. JOHNSON, 9. MORRIS HOHCR, 71. J. K. hwixc, 10. DAVID M. RANIS 22. W*. PBW, 11. W*. DAVIS, J3. A. W. CRAWFORD, 12. W. W, KETCH VK, 24. J. S. Ri TAN. STATE TICKET. AUDITOB GENERAL: GEN. JOHN F. IIARTRANFT, OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY. SURVEYOR GENERAL: GIN. JACOB M. CAMPBELL, OF CAMBRIA COUNTY. DISTRICT TICKET. CONGRESS: HON. JOHN CESSNA. ADDITIONAL LAW JUDGE : COL. D. WATSON ROWE. LEGISLATIVE : LIEUT. J. H. LONGENECKER. COUNTY TICKET. COMMISSIONER : COL. LEWIS A. MAY, ofColerain. POOR DIRECTOR: JOSIAH M. LEHMAN, of Colcdale bor. AUDITOR : JACOB EVANS, of Londonderry. CORONER: CHARLES L BUCK, of S. Woodbeny. WHO MADE OUR TAXES AND WHO PAY THEM. Every copperhead paper, stHtiqi-speaker and bar-room politician is blatantly crying taxes! taxes!! taxes!!! It may not-be unprofitable to inquire how and by whom came these taxes. For eight years previous to 1860, a Democratic President, a Demo cratic Administration, and a Democratic Congress ruled the country. What was the legacy left by this Democratic government when it retired in March 1861? A robbed and bankrupted Treasury—a divided coun try with the South in ojien rebellion, and all the Democratic leaders declaring there was uo power iu the government to protect or save itself, and that we must inevitably sub mit to secession and national dissolution. In the last days of Buchanan s administra tion, with the Southern States seceded and bloody war already begun, we were as a na tion, without au army, without a navy, without arms, and with our national credit so low that we could not borrow a dollar of money. The Republican party took charge of the government at a moment when every Democratic orator in the land was proclaim ing that our government was dissolved, our liberty gone, and our free institutions for ever destroyed. To replenish a bankrupt treasury, to manufacture arms, to recruit, clothe, and equip an annv, to put down the most gigantic rebellion ever undertaken in the history of the world, and to preserve the government, the Constitution and the liberties bequeathed us by our revolutionary fathers, was the task laid before the incom ing Republican administration. Such was the condition of the country at the close of eight years of Democratic rule in time of profound peace. Every man who took a leading part in beginning the rebellion was a Democrat. Even* State government in the South was a Democratic one. Every man in the North who aided and abetted the rebellion by word or deed was a Demo crat. The whole strength of the Democrat ic party was opposed to the prosecution of the war and the putting down of the rebel lion. This opposition prolonged the war at least two years. Thus we see the Demo cratic party began the war, and by its en couragement of the rebels prolonged it to a period far beyond what it would otherwise have reached. Thus the Democratic party is to-day directly responsible for every dol lar of debt incurred, for every life sacrificed, and for every soldier's widow and orphan in the hind. A Democratic rebellion loaded our country with five thousand miliums of dollars of debt, sacrificed five hundred thou sand valuable lives, and bequeathed to the country a million of widows and orphans to be pensioners on a nation's bounty. Every dollar of tax levied on the property and in dustry of our people to pay the iutcrcst and principal of this debt and to support these widows and orphans is a direct Democratic tax, and without the Democratic party it would never have existed. As well might the midnight assassin cry out against his intended victim, because he had the courage to defend his life, as the Democratic party cry out against the Republican party for having defended the nation's life. On the other hand, what has the Repub lican party done? It has preserved the na tional life and liberty. It has restored the country to peace. It has preserved the national credit. It has, within three years of the close of the war ; paid twenty-five hun drtii millions of dollars of the debt incurred in putting down the rebellion. It has al ready removed one half 0 f the taxes that were at one time necessary to preserve the credit of the nation. It plrdxed iteelf <> pay every dollar of the national debt ac cording to the letter and spirit of the con tact- It has also pledged itself to still fur ther reduce taction, a rapidly as the most economical administration of the govern ment and the preservation of the national credit will permit To this end it has re duced the army and navy as rapidly as the safety of the nation would permit It has abolished every unnecessary expenditure whatever, and is in every honest and hon orable way laboring to lighten the nation's burthens. With this end in view it has pledged itself to the preservation of peace, law and order throughout the land. On the contrary, the Democratic party, after having by a cruel, bloody and causeless rebellion involved the country in war and loaded the nation with debt and the people with taxes, now proposes to repudiate the debt and to inaugurate a new rebellion. Who, when he considers the records of the two parties can hesitate as to his duty? On the one hand is Seymour and Blair and the Democratic party, after having loaded the country with debt and taxes, already projiofting a new war and more debt and taxes. On the oth er hand is Grant and Colfax and the Repub lican party, after having put down the rebel lion and paid half of the immense debt, pledged to a continuance of peace, the hon est payment of our debt and the rapid re moval of taxes. Who can help but vote for Grant and Colfax? It is the nation's only hope of peace, security and prosperity. THE REBEL PROGRAMME. The Cops at the North and the rebels at the South have become alarmed at the re sult of the nlain spoken terms in which Wade Hampton, Blair, Vance, Wise and others of their most prominent leaders have announced their intention to fight once more for "The "Lost Cause." The Charlestou Mercury advises more caution, in announcing their views and in tentions, at the present time, in the follow ing terms "Private advices from our most strenuous friends at the North request that we should protest against the imprudent expressions that have escaped some Southern speakers since the adjournment of the National Democratic Convention. It is represented to us that great injury is accruing to the cause from such imprudence. We therefore shall make no apologies for asking the atten tion of our public speakers to the fact. We are all desirous of pushing on the good work to success, and no one would volun tarily impede its course who was aware of the fact. Whilst no man in the South should be, and no true man is, ashamed of our great lost cause, and whilst, when we speak of the past, we should speak like true men, it is questionable whether at this time any thing is to be gained by too much refer ence to things that jar on people's nerves. What we want iust now is, to win. Let us keep our powder for that purpose. Too much is at stake to waste it now iu feux de joie. Let us have our pyrotechnics next March. In the mean time friends, let us, without abating one sentiment that is true, be cool and steady, and give the enemy no advantage. We have a strong foe to en counter. We can't afford to give him all the advantage of position. Let us guard our flanks, make secure our lines, and wheD the time comes next November let us down on him like an avalanche, and double him up like a grub-worm, and then scatter him to the winds. We have the power. Do not let us unnecessarily fritter it away in unavailing skirmishing and heedless, thoughtless, scattered assaults. Let us work, and speak, to win." Why protest against imprudent expres sions? Because those expressions are wrong? By no means; the opinions expres sed by these fire eaters arc all fully ap proved of but it is not deemed expedient to publicly announce them until the election of Seymour and Blair has seen secured. It is not that they are unfavorable to the re newal of the rebellion, but they don't want ! the people to know it until they have secured the Presidency and the control of the Army and Navy. They are all alike prepared to renew the war for the "Lost Cause" but it is too soon to announce it yet. It is neces sary, in order that they may have any hope of success, that they should first get into power. If the people are informed of their intentions they will never entrust them with power or authority, therefore the peo ple must be deceived as to their real inten tions until such time as having obtained power they may be able once more to strike a blow at our union and our liberties with some hope of success. It will be time enough then to avow their real intentions and define the true meaning of their plat form." " What we want just vote is to win. 1 ' "Let us lceep our powder for that purpose." "Let us have our pyrotechnics next March." Who can doubt the meaning of such ex pressions. Let the people take warning in time. WAR, BLOODY CIVIL WAR is the keynote of the of the copperhead platform and will be the inevitable result of the elec tion of Seymour and Blair. The only sure way to secure a speedy and lasting peace is to vote for Grant and Col fax. Let no man be deceived. A "dread responsibility rests upon every voter. His vote will be cast for war, revolution and an archy if he votes the Copperhead ticket. Its candidates and platform arc pledged to war' in behalf of the " Lost cause." Every friend of his country and lover of peace will vote for Grant and Colfax and the whole Republican ticket. COMFARE THE Two.—Kentucky gave two-thirds of her sons to the rebel cause, and a Democratic majority this year of nearly 90,000. This out of a population of 1,900,- 000. Vermont gave three-fourths of her SOD 3 to save the Union, and this year a majority of 30,000 to sustain Republican institutions. Her population numbers 350,000. In Kentucky there are thousands unable to read and write. In Vermont, fifty would cover the number. In Kentucky a man is hung if he declares that treason should be punished. In Vermont, free speech is tolerated on any subject not filled with obscenity or profanity, and even to suppress that the greatest moderation is always exercised. In Kentucky obscene ex pressions and profane words are encouraged; for proof of which see the paper lately con trolled by Prentice, and notice the large circulation of Pomeroy's weekly in that State. Vermont is a land of steady, in telligent people. Kentucky is a State* full of vice, and where crime is seldom punished. Vermont reosives her full share of emigrants from foreign countries. Kentucky is avoid ed almost altogether. Kentucky had to be closely watched and guarded all through the rebellion. Vermont ever stood ready to furnish for the protection of the Government her full quota of troops, who ever proved themselves among the bravest of the brave. Ia it any wonder then tha Democracy carried Kentucky, and the Union cause triumphed so gloriously in Vermont?— U'ln Übtirg Telegraph. LET every laboring man remember that a Democratic rebellion has trebled Ihe cost of food, clothing and rents. Let him also remember that the Demoorcrio candidates are pledged to a new rebellion and further increase of the COt of living. .... ... . . , •. , .... ; ' A WOHO TO TAX PAYERS. No better test, of the fitness or unfitness of a party for governing a State or country, can be found, than the economy with which it manages the finances. Let us examine the two parties in Pennsylvania by this test. Previous to 1860 the Democratic party had ruled the State time out of mind, and when Gov. Curtin was inaugurated the State was about $38,000,000 in debt and every foot of land in the State was burdened with a State tax. How does it stand now? After eight years of Republican rule, though in that time nearly $0,000,000 were expended in arming and equipping men to put down a Democratic rebellion, the debt is reduced about $5,000,000 and not a foot of land in the State is any longer liable to taxation. Farmer, who is your friend? Tax-payer, who is your friend ? Is it the Democratic party, that continually increased your State, debt and burdened your lands, more and more each year, with taxes ? Or, is it the Repub lican party, that has reduced the State debt almost at the rate of a million of dollars a year, even in time of war, and removed the State tax from your land entirelv? Have you any doubt? It you want this policy of paying off the State debt and ■ lightening and removing taxation continued, j vote for Hattranft and Campbell, the candi j dates of the party of retrenchment and re form. If you want the State debt increased ; and your houses and lands again burdened with a State tax, by all means vote the cop perhead ticket from beginning to end, and you will get debt and taxes to your hearts content. A word to the wise is sufficient. HORATIO SEYMOUR FOR NEGRO SUF FRAGE. —Colonel William Brown, of Nicho lasvitle, Kentucky, who represented the in terests of Chief Justice Chase in the recent National Convention at Tammany Hall, has just published a letter in the Cincinnati Commercial , which contains some interes ting revelations. He says that he has in his possession a copy of the platform sub mitted to the Chief Justice by the progres sionists of the Democratic party, and that said platform tcat seen, read and approved by Horatio Seymour before the Convention met, and that it accepts negro suffrage in the following language; "The American Democracy, reposing their trust, under God, in the intelligence, the patriotism and discriminating justice of the American people, declare their fixed adhesion to the great principles of equal rights and exact justiee for all men and ali States. . • * ***■* * "Tbat a wise regard to the altered circum stances of the country, and impartial justice to the millions who have been enfranchised, demand the adoption of all proper constitu tional measures for the protection, improve ment and elevation of this portion of the American people, "That in a land of democratic institutions all public and private interests repose most securely on the broadest basis of suffrage." According to Colonel Brown, this plat form contained fifteen planks, all in har monv with what is quoted above. lie adds: "Mr. Seymour approved and urged Mr. Chase's nomination on the platform from which I have just quoted; and if be denies it, I will prove it on him."— Baltimore American THE copperheads profess to opposo taxa tion, yet they advocate free trade, which would give us no revenue at all from duties on imports and luxuries, and, instead of light taxes on a few things like whisky, to bacco, banks, incomes &c., would necessitate direct taxes on everything. Such a system would give equal taxation with a vengeance. It would tax equally the poor man's bread and butter and the rich man's luxurious carriages and rich furniture. It would send 1 the tax-gatherer into the widow s cot and the poor man's cabin as well as the rich man's palace. Such is the policy of Sey mour and Blair and the copperhead party. If the poor man wants his bread and but ter taxed and the widow, her pig and cow, let them all cry until they are hoarse for Seymour and Blair. If they wish to be exempt from the visits of the tax-gatherer let them use all their influence for Grant and Colfax. THE Democrats have fished up fifteen Union generals who, they say, will vote for Seymour. But two of them have publicly pronounced for Grant; one of the others is dead; one was punished bv court-martial; two never saw a battle, and five left the army in dissrrace. Of the remaining four, no name has any weight but that of Slocum. It will not do tor the coppers to count on soldiers' votes, unless they give that name to deserters and to such rebels as Wade Hampton, Kirby, Beauregard, and their fellows. The soldiers as a body are a unit for their commander. Some other game must be tried .—North American. SOLDIERS! The rebel General Beaure gard is now an enthusiastic supporter of Horatio Seymour. Read this letter from him to a member of the rebel Cougress: "Hon. William P. Miles, Richmond, T,.- Has the bill for the execution of Abolition prisoners after January next been Do it and England will be stirred into action. It is high time to proclaim the black flag after that period. Let the exe cution be with the f/arrote. G. T. BEAUREGARD." How does it suit you?— Exchange, THE Copperheads cry taxes, taxes, taxes, and charge the republican party with ex travagance and corruption, yet for the past three years with the Treasury Department entirely in their control they have collected and paid into the Treasury from taxes on whiskey less than $45,000,000 when the actual amount should have been $240,000.- 000. Such is Copperhead economy. FIVE THOUSAND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS, to be paid by sweat of the laboring man, has been the cost of one Democratic rebellion and the sod has not grown upon the graves of its five hundred thousand victims until the party is clamoring for a new rebellion. Let all, who want more war. more bloodshed more widows and orphans and more debt and taxes, vote the whole Democratic ticket. THE funded debt of Great Britain, on March 31st, 3868,' according to the official treasury report, amounted to $3,705,951,- 640, and the unfunded debt to $39,555,500. In addition to this, there are annuities payable by Government amounting in ail to $19,879,425 per annum. The present value of the annuities is calculated at $240,- 000,000, so that the entire English debt reaches the amount of $3,945, 951,640, or nearly four thousand millions of dollars. POLITICAL ITEMS. WHEN the Democratic pot polls, rebel gen erals and other scum come to the surface. "DEMOCRATS everywhere confident," an nounces the World. The party includjs all the confidence men. DRUMS are now ornamented with the like ness of Grant. It spoils the drum, however, for he can't be beat. A CINCINNATI paper suggesis that the Re publicans appoint a day of thanksgiving for a happy riddance of the Blair family. A WESTERN paper says: "Mr. Seymour is said to be strong with the Democratic party; but luckily, the party is not strong with him." BI.AIR is going to stump Ohio. The Pen dleton pall-bearers are preparing to give him an obsequious reception. A ST. AI.HANS Democrat, in his disgust at Seymoar and Blair, vows that he will vote an old Bell and Evorett ticket. To the "last words of distinguished men" may be added those of Horatio Seymour. "But your candidate I cannot be." THE late Democratic convention has brought into vogue the phrase, "retiring for consultation," as a synonym for "going to drink. DESPATCHES from Chicago state that Gener al Grant and family reached their home in Galena on Tuesday. The General proposes to stay in Galena until some time tn October. HERETOFORE THE DEMOCRATS have objected to the Republican party on the ground that it was sectional —that it had no members in the south. Now they complain that it has Ssor* members in the South than it ought to have. NELSON Ceilings, Esq., a prominent Demo cratic politician in and a me nber of the Democratic Executive Com mittee, has announced his intention of voting for Grant and Colfax. Still they come. THE new rebellion proposed by Blair and inaugrated by his followers i% the South bj the murder of Union men, has met its Wa terloo already. Vermont sounds the loyal key-note of the nation, "Let us have Peace." NEARLY all the Democratic candidates for Congress in Indiana, have declined the chal lenges of their Republican competitors to jointly canvass their respective districts. They can't stand fair discussion before the people. CARPET-BAGGERS. —The Albany Journal gives a list of forty Democratic members ol the last Legislature of that state whom it designates as "carpet-baggers." Ten of these were born in Ireland, two in Germany one in France, and the balance out of the State. THE Washington Star learns that Mr. Sec retary McCuilocb, though he denounces the financial plank in the Democratic platform t and declares that if carried out it will certainly bring financial disaster upon tbe country, has yet determined to support Seymour and Blair. VERMONT has spoken in thunder tones for freedom, for public order, for peace. Maine will follow on the 14th with fully double her majority ot last year, and in October Penn sylvania, Ohio, and Indiana wilt speak million tongued for grant. "Let us have Peace!" • THE Democrats are urging- against ele vating a soldier to high civil office, while Major General Blair is a candidate on their ticket for the second highest office in the country, with a prospect (a poor prospect, it must be admitted,) of the Presidency. Major General McClellan was their last candidal e. SfeNATox Joshua Hill, of Georgia writes as follows: "It is very well known to the read, ing public that I am the friend of Grant aod Colfax, and nothing has transpired with me to diminish my desire for their success. Southern men who were loyal in the war are all for Grant; it is only the Rebels who sup port Seymour and Blair." SENATOR Fowler reached Nashville, Tennes see, on Thursday. A special telegram from that city announces his purpose to canvass the State for Grant and Colfax, and declares his conviction that the success of the Democratic party would be the resuscitation of the rebel-, lion. The President's friends are reported to be greatly disappointed by Senator Fowler's course. THE Southern Democracy did not send a single loyal man to the New York Convention. Every delegate from the South was a Seces sionist. Is any further evidence of the ani mus of the party wanted? Did it need a Confederate platform to tell us that the party advocate the lost cause and sailed under the stars and bars, when every delegate wore the gray? SOME of the Democratic leaders are finding out that abasing General Grant is unpopular. In & speech delivered at Augusta, Maine, Mr. Pendleton paid a high and well-deserved compliment to the General who, said the orator, "has been entrusted with great powers and never betrayed his trust." Will the World take a lesson in courtesy and truthful ness from Mr. Pendleton. Ex-Gov. Seymour says: "Never before in the "history of our country has Co ngress taken a "menacing attitude toward its elec' tors." It is certain that the Democratic electors for whom Mr. Seymour speaks have often taken a menacing attitude toward Congress, i'hey did so in 1860, when they voted their States out of the Union, and dur ing theeutire Rebellion, until their "menac ing attitude" was taken out of them by Gen. Grant. THE Nashville Press says: "Few men are accomplishing more for the Grant and Col fax ticket than Generals Forrest and Pike. The earnestness with which they support Sey mour and Blair is a good index of the earnestness with which all patriotic men who have been of late acting with the Democratic party will drop them. They did not fight on the Forrest and Pike side dnring the war, and they will not allow themselves to be found upon that side in fighting out the closing issues of that war. If Forrest would only "toot his horn," as he promises, the way snch men would "git" would throw any skedaddling done in the late war into the shade." BOSH!— Mr. A. H. Stephens has recently had a talk with a New York Herald reporter. He admits that General Grant is neither a "bogus soldier" nor a "botcher," but a man of remarkable military genius, and possessed of indomitable energy and determined will, but at the same time professes to fear that if elected President he will become a dictator and transfer the Republic into an Empire. This is sheer bosh, and canoniy be accounted for on the suspicion that Mr. Stephens' long continued physical infirmities hare affected bis mental powers. No man can ever make the United States anything but a Republic, and Gen. Grant would be the last man to try to do so. Mr. Pendleton was much more correct when he said that General Grant had been entrusted with extraordinary powers and had never abused them. The New York State DemocreticConvention unanimously nominated John T. Hoffman for Governor and Allen C. Beach forLieuten ant Governor. In the first nomination Tarn many triumphed, but in the second it was beat. The Convention was not at all har raoooug, one of the delegates denouncing the Tammany organization aa corrupt and grasp ing. The New York Sun says that the nomin ation of Hoffman is a triumph of the German element of the party over the Irish section, the latter being almost nnanimons for Sena tor Murphy. The resolutions adopted by the Convention deolare against the payment of the public debt in gold, and in favor of the taxation of the bonds. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS. MK. SPINNER, the United States Treasurer, is now paying the September interest on the 10-40 bonds. THE Newspapers in the South are still complaining of the uncertainty of negro labor, and the want of anything like assurance that the blacks will remain with their employers during the planting and gathering of their crops. THE press of Paris bewails the partiality of American sailors for Russia, but might have found an explanation of their enthusiasm in the Fact that in the lionr of trial the Govern ment of the Czar was not unfriendly, while the other European powers were hostile. A FLAN has been proposed in England to enable workingmen to spend their holidays agreeably. A "Mutual Hospitality Company" is to be formed, so that members wishing to visit another town from their own, will be entertained economically among friends, and thus be saved many ol the inconveniences and expenses aftravel. THE Pennsylvania Railroad Company has established a partial co-operative system which promises, to work advantageously for the interests of the Company, as well as for a certain class of the employees. It is a greed to divide among the engineers and fire men, all that they save fromlastyear'sexpen diture of fuel, oil, repairs, etc., connected with the running of their engines. THE Peace of Europe is likely to be broken at any time and, should it be, the shock of arms would scarcely leave the map of the Continent as it now exists. Spain, forgetful of the past when she was mistress of the Old World and the New, but true to her later in stincts, already hastens to place herself under the tutelage of France, forgetful, too, that the proud Castilian dynasty was once replaced by a crowned Bonaparte. A CORUKPOSDKXT writing from Portland, Maine, about the crops in that State, remarks that the Maine Rtaple is hay, the crop of which is now nearly stored. It has been a most propitious season, continued rains in the spring, and uninterrupted sunshine in the gathering. Barns over flow with a crop almost twice that of ordinary years. The potatoes of of Maine promise, too, an abundant yield. Other staples, such as granite, ice and lime, depend less upon the seasons, and more upon individual enterprise, which is more active now than ever. THE indications are that the prosecution against Commissioner Rollins, originated by Binckley. will be quietly suppressed by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Department ! relieved of the ridicule that has been brought ! npco it by the super-serviceable zeal of its in discreet agent. Mr. MeCulloeh yesterday directed the United States District Attorney at New York to take charge of the ease, thus taking it out of the control of Binckley. No warrant of arrest has been served upon Mr. Rollins. JEREMIAH CARHART. the inventor of me lodeons, died a few days since. The New York Post says that as ioDg ago as 1835, while studying the construction of the ac cordeon, he discovered that the tones of that instrument were much better when the wind was drawn through the reeds than when it was expelled through. A series of experiments followed, which led to the discovery of the melodeon. It was not until 1846, however, after ten years of hard struggle, that he was able to get out" his patents. Almost every improvement made in the construction of ntclodeons was due to his ingenuiy and perseverance. He died after achieving a fortune and an honorable name. THE ARMENIAN INHABITANTS of Turkey, i l is said, are taking into consideration the propriety of emigrating to the United States. Very recently, an Armenian gentleman has arrived in this country with the view of finding a proper location in the Southern States for a colony of 200 Armenian families. At a meeting of a number of his countrymen residing in New York, this gentleman stated that there was in Constantine a con -siderable body of Protestantized Armenians, who entertained a desire to find a land of religious liberty, where they might settle, and said that the American missionaries had pointed to the Southern States of America as the promised land, and also as a region having a climate similar to that of the countries bordering ou the Mediterranean. Frank liluir on an (electioneering Tour [From the Diss Moinci(lowa) Register ] If Frank Blair is "the coming man." Parton need never have asked if he will drink wine. If Frank were asked himself, he would no doubt be honest, and say. "No, thank you, I'll take whiskey," and the answer would only show his faithful devotion to Democratic principles. The leaders of the party which has hoisted him as a candi date, deny, however, that Frank indulges in anything, but assert that he is as temperate as Neal Dow himself. Perhaps he is, when at home —but when abroad, he isn't, as we will show. On Sunday, August 3d. only a little over a fortnight ago, Frank Blair was at St. Joseph, Mo., on his way to the monntains, to attend to his duties as one of the Com missioners of the Pacific Railroad. No train running from St. Joseph to Council Bluffs, he hired some railroad laborers to take him through on a hand-car. With a full supply of Frank's favorite beverages aboard, they started, but on reaching Ham burg. Fremont county, of this State, they had ticeome so ' demoralized" that they laid up for repairs. Arriving there in the afternoon, and stopping at the railroad eat ing house kept by Mr. Scovillc,' the dis tinguished genius of the new revolution had his presence announced to the faithful, who soon came flocking to pay due homage to their chief. Well, it so transpired that they "hotuaged" too much, and by 8 or 9 o,clock the party were as drunk as even Democrats ever get, and the "head centre" was the booziest of them all. The noise of the con ▼ivialists attracted quite a crowd, and it is said that Blair gave them more antics, cute gags and ground and lofty tumbling than they have ever seen in a circus.—So drunk did he finally become that be was picked up from the floor and carried bodily to bed by two men, and put away out of sight of the tittering crowd. These statements are true and indisputa ble. We have the testimony of several reliable men who saw all we have related, and more, too. Mr. Scoville, the proprie tor of the hotel, expressed his willingness to make affidavit to the statement, and we defy any one to disprove the fact. THE Tribuiu states that it has been in formed of an incident which occurred at the New \ork Convention, which is full of sig nificance, and shows that from the first it was determined to force upon the party the adoption of Frank Blair's "wiping out" policy. It gets its facts from an entirely trustworthy source, and their perfect authen ticity may he depended upon. After Pen dleton's defeat became assured, his friends in the Convention took counsel as to whom they should cast their votes for as a second choice. It was determined that alt West ern names should be ruled out, in order to preserve Pendleton's chance in 1872. Vari ous names were suggested, and among the rest that of Reverdy Johnson. It was con ceded that ho would make a strong candi date—probably the strongest that could lie put up. It was urged, however, as a fatal objection to him—not only by the Pendle tonians, but by the Rebel delegates -that he had voted for the Reoonstruction bills in Congress, and that the party cent pledged to undo all that had been done ituder those laics. Reverdy Johnson's name was drop ped for that reason alone. No question was raised that that was to be the leading issue of the canvass. Subsequent events have proven that it is the real issue, and that all others are subordinated to it. Southern leaders insist that it shall be openly avow ed, and Northern Democrats are rapidly being forced to obey. CONGRESS OF FREE MASONS.—A Masonic Congress, embracing representatives of tbe world, has been convoked for tbe JStb of September next, at Havre. There are five questions set down for discussion at this meeting: I. Masonry at tbe present time— does it maintain itself on a level with social and humanitarian progress? 2. On the influence of Masonry on the general progress of sentiments, ideas and manners. How the inflencc should be exercised af present. 3. The fundamental principlesof Masonry be ing universal, what measures should be taken is order that regular Masons may make themselves known as such in the workshops, with all the rites and all the obediences? 4. How can Free Hasans re-act on our epoch against the idea of war. which is the nega tive of human fraternity? 5. In what meas ure and in what manner is it proper to practice proselytism against the profane? ptefdlwmi.s. 000 ACRES OF EXCELLENT FARM LAND FOR SALE. ONE TRACT containing 262 acres, with good log house and barn thereon; also a good SAW MI I.L, worth a rental of S2OO per annum. About half this tract is excellent bottom and the balance upland. About 100 acres arc cleared, well fenced, and in a good state of cultivation; balance well timbered. Tha whole tract is well watered, and is situate on Running's creek, in St. Clair tji , ad joining lands of John Alstadt, Jacob Andrews ami Jacob Beckley. The mill and farm will be, sold separately, or together, to suit purchasers. ALSO, one tract containing 183 acres, having a good log house end barn and out-buildings there on About 05 acres cleared, well fenced and in s good state of cultivation; balance covered with an excellent growth of valuable timber—well watered and situate neaT Pleasantville, in St. Clair tp., adjoining lands of Jacob Alstadt, Jacob Bowser, Jacob Beckley and Joseph : mith. ALSO, one tract containing 157 acres, about 20 acres cleared, well fenced and in a good state of cultivation; balance covered with an excellent growth of valuable timbci; well watered and situ ate in St. Clair Township, adjoining lands of Jacob Beckley. Joseph Smith and Christian Mock. These lands fonoerly belonged to the estate of Nicholas Lyons, deceased, and arc in a neighbor hood well supplied with schools, churches, stores, Ac. Each of these tracts will be sold as a whole or in parts, to suit purchasers, and will be offered at private sale until SATURDAY, the 14 th of Nov. next, when, if not disposed of, they will be sold to the highest and best bidder at public sale, of which timely notice wjll be given. I'or further particulars, address personally, or by letter, J. W. DICK ERSON, A ttorney-at-Law Sjuly: tf Bedford, Pa. P A R M~E R 8! !! TRY THE A L T A V E L A P H O S P II A T E. IT CONTAINS THREE PER CENT. OF AMMO N I A , AN AMPLE QUANTITY TO GIVE ACTIVITY ; WITHOUT INJURY TO THE VB6STA TION, AND A LARGE PER CENT AGE OF SOLUBLE BONE PHOS PHATE OF LIME, POTASH. AND SODA. THE ESSEN TIAL ELEMENTS OF A COMP LE T E MA N U RE. PRICE $56.00 PER TON OF TEN BAGS TWO HUNDRED POUNDS EACH. Ask your neighbor ahont it. Send for a pamphlet, and give it atrial. Addres* the ALTA VE L A GUA N O CO., j 57 BROADWAY', NEW YORK. j T. Me LYXCH, Agent, Bedford, Pa. Sjulyrly ; pr.MPS! PUMPS f! PUMPS!!!; SYLVK:STER C. MASON'S !><IUBLE-ACTIXG, NON'-FRKKZING FORCB PU MP, Patented August 28th, 1866, and awarded the PREMIUM at the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York State Fairs, in 1866. The advantage." claimed for this pomp over all <thcr patent pumps are a* follows, vix: The valves, are composed entirely of cast iron, rendering it he most durable of any pump yet patented. This pump is so constructed that it ue\er freezes the water dropping back to the level with the water in the well. Is easily worked, and can be used, by attaching hose, in washing* wagons, horse.-, wat cring gardens, and in case of fire is of valuable service, as water may be thrown to the distance 01 from sixty to seventy feet in the air from it by the use of a small section of hose. This valuable pump is now offered to the public at the following prices: Three quarter in. Pump. Inch Pump. From 7to 10 ft. sl3 00 From 7to 10 44 10 to 13 ft 17 00 44 10 to 15 ft 18 00 44 15 to 20 ft 20 00 44 15 to 20 ft 22 00 44 20 to 25 ft 23 00 4 ' 20 to 25 ft 26 00 1 44 25 to 30 ft 30 00 44 25 to 30 ft 30 00 '• 30 to 25 ft 95e pr ft " 30 to 35 ft 35 00 " 35 to 55 ft 90: pr ft 44 35 to 40 ft 40 00 1 * 55 to 60 ft 83c pr ft j " 40 to 50 ft 95c pr ft 1 liberal reduction from tbe above prices will 1 be .ade to parties sending us several orders from on place at the ssmc time. In sending orders pl use give the depth of the well to the top of the platform. County, rights for sale in Somerset, Fulton, Huntingdon, Franklin, Itlair ami Centre counties. Address 1 J. W. ROHM * W. W. SHUCK, 1 ju'y 17.3 m Bedford, Pa. AND CONTRACTORS | TAKE NOTICE. Sealed proposals for the erection of the Bed for J County Poor House will be received at the office of the County Commissioners, in Bedford, until SATURDAY, the 15th day of SEPTEMBER next, when the contract will be awarded to the lowest and best bidder. The Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all of the bids. The building to be erected on the present Poor llousc property, to be two stories and abasement in height, large enough to accommodate one hun dred and twenty paupers, and to be completed, and ready for use, on or before the Ist day of October, 1569. The Commissioners will furnish the bricks. All the labor, and all other materials, must be sup- : plied by the contractor. The plan, with detailed specifications, can be seen at the Commissioners' Office, on, or any day after the 21st inst. The plan and specifications will be made part of the contract, and the con tractor will be held to a strict compliance there- : with. All proposals should he addressed to Jso. G. • Fisnr.n, Commissioners' Clerk, Bedford. Pa. MICHAEL S. KITCHEY, DAVID HOWgAKK, PETER M. BARTON, 17july2m Commissioners. yy ILLOUGJIBY'S PATENT GUM SPRING GRAIN DRILL, CHALLENGES COMPETITION. It is the only DrtU that will now grain Refftdarh/. Has no pins to break and can be used on rocky and stumpy fields and on the bill side with the same advantage as on level ground. As the supply is limited and demand greater than ever, engage what yon want soon from HARTLEY A METZGKR, the only Agents for the genuine Willoughby Drill in this part of Penn'a. 31julv A HOUSE AND ACRE LOT FOR SALE AT THE CHALYBEATE SPRING. We take pleasure in offering to the puplie the above property now occupied by Evaiiue C. II ar clerode, at the Chalybeate Spring, in Bedford township at private sale. It consists of one acre of rood land, in excellent state of cultivation, under new paling fence, wilh a FRAME HOUSE, small STABLE and other ont-buildings thereon erected. There are also a large number of fruit trees upon it and a spring of excellent water at the door. Price SBUO, one half cash in hand and the balance in one year. JOHN LUUY may:ls Real Estate Agent, Bedford, Pa. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. Letters of Administration on the estate of Thomas Oldham, late of Union towiiship. dee'd., having been granted to the subscriber residing in said township, notice is, therefore, hereby given to. all persons indebted to said estate tp make im mediate payment to the subscriber, and those Sir ing claims against the estate ore required to pre sent them forthwith, duly authenticated for set tlement. THOMAB 3. CROYLK, Administrator. I' To KOU T. ~ ~ ' ' ' J: ,iiW tuner -- iiiii . Book* ijf IRVINE A sTATLER pre ptm in my hands for collection. All accounts reuiainl lifg Unsettled hh their Books from and after the iftih dajr of Aiignst. IBftS, -rill bt issued on with out regard to friend or foe. Bedford, Jtily :U 11. KiCODEMUS. ICrpl QENERAL ELECTION PROCLAMATION. WIIKBKAS, in and by n Act of Genfml Assem bly of tbe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, enti tled "An act to regulate tbe General Elections within thi* Common wealth/' it Is enjoined upon me to give public- notice of said elections and to enumerate in said notice what oncers are to be elected, I, ROBERT GTECKM AN, Sheriff of the County of Bedford, do hereby make known and give this public notice to the electors of the coun ty of Bedford, that a Genera! Election will beheld in said county, on the .Second Tuesday (13th day) of October, 1868, at the several election districts, vix: The electors of tha borough of Bedford and township of Bedford, to meet at the Court House in said borough. The electors of Broad Top township and Coal Dale Borough to meet at the school house in the village of Coal Dale. The electors of the borough of Bloody Run to meet a-, the house of Daniel B. Ott in said borough. The electors of Colerain township to meet at the house of A. J. Fennel!, in Rainsburg, in said town ship. The electors of Cumberland Valley township to meet at the new school house erected on the land owned by John Whip's heirs in said township. The electors of Harrison township to meet at the house of Jacob "Keigbtner, in said township. The electors of Juniata township to meet at Keyser's school house, in said township. The electors of Hopewell township to meet at the school bouse near the house of John Dasher, in said township. The electors of Londonderry township to meet at the house now occupied by Win. H. Hill as a shop in Bridgeport, in said township. The electors of Liberty township to meet at the school house in Stonerstown, in said township. The electors of Monroe township to meet at the house lately occupied by James Carncll in Clear villc in said township. The electors of Schelleburg borough to meet at the brick sehool house in said borough. The electors of Napier township to meet at the brick school house in the borough of Sehellsburg. The electors of East Providence township to meet at the houUfe lately occupied by John Nycum, jr., in said township. The electors of Suake Spring township to meet at the School house near the Methodist church on the land of John G. Hartley. The electors of West Providence township to meet at tha house of Philip Hollar, in said town drip. The electors of St. Clair town-hip to meet at the School House, near the residence of Joseph Griffith, in said township. The electors of the Borough of St. dairsrille to meet at the School House in said Borough. The electors of Union township to meet at. the school bouse near Mowry's mill, in said township. The electors of South Woodberry township to meet at the house of Samuel Oster near Noble's mill, in said township. The electors of Southampton township to meet at the house of Win. Adams, in said township. The electors of Saxton Borough to meet at the School House in paid borough. The electors of Middle Woodberry township to meet at the house of Henry Fluke in the village of Woodberry. The electors of Woodberry Borough to meet at the house of W in. M.-Pearson, in said Borough. At which time and places the qualified electors will elect by ballot: ONE PERSON for the office of Auditor General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ONE PERSON for the office of Surveyor Gen• eral of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ONE PERSON, in conjunction with the coun ties of Somerset, Fulton and Franklin, for the ••ffice of additional Law Judge. ONE PERSON, in conjunction with the coun ties of Somerset, Fulton. Franklin and Adaius, fr the office of Representative to the Congress of ♦he United State-. TWO PERSONS, in conjunction with the coun ties of Somerset and Fulton, for the office of Mem bers of the House of Representatives of Pennsyl vania. ONE PERSON for the office of Connty Com missioner tor Bedford county. ONE PERSON for the office of Poor Director of said county. ONE PERSON for the office of County Auditor for Bedford eounty. ONE PERSON for the office of County Survey or for said county. ONE PERSON for Coroner of gaiil county. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, Tliat every person excepting Justices of the Peace who shall hold any office or appointment of profit or trust under the United States, or of this State, or any city or eorporatcd district, whether a commission ! Ed officer or otherwise, a subordinate officer or agent who is or shall be employed under the leg j islature, executive or judiciary department of this | State, or of any city, or of any incorporated dis ; trict. and a'so, that every member oi Congress and • <*f the State Legislature, and of the select or corn t in on council of any city, or commissioners oi' any | incorporated district, is by law incapable of hold ing or exercising at the time, the office or appoint ment of Judge, Inspector, or Clerk of any election of this Commonwealth, and that tio Inspector, Judge or other officer of such election shall be eligible to be then voted for. And the said act of assembly entitled "an ac i relating to elections of this Commonwealth," pass | ed July 2, 1819, further provides as follows. Tit: j "That the Inspector and Judges shall meet at j the respective plaees appointed for holding the | election in the district at which they respectively | belong, before 8 o'clock in the morning of the SECOND TUESDAY OF OCTOBER, and each ; said Inspector shall appoint one clerk, who shall j be a qualified voter of such district. "In case the person who shall have received the | highest number of votes for Inspector shall not at ! tend on the day of any election, then the person | who shall have received the second highest nura ider of votes forjudge at the next preceding elec ' tion shall act as inspector jfl his plane. And in case the person who has received the second high est number of votes for Inspector shall not attend, the person elected Judge shall appoint an Inspec tor in his place; and it any vacancy still continue in the board for the space of one hour after the time fixed by law for the opening of the election the qualified voters of the township, ward or dis trict for which such officer shall have been elected, present at the election, shall elect one of their number to fill such vacancy. "It shall be the duty of the several Assessors re spectively to attend at the place of holding every general, special or township election during the whole time such election is kept open, for the pur pose of giving information to the Inspectors and Judge, when called on, in relation to the right of any person assessed by them to vote at such elec tion, and on such other matters in relation to the assessment of voters, as the said Inspectors or cither of them shall from time to time require. "No person shall be permitted to vote at any election as aforesaid, than a white citizen of the age of twenty-one or more, who shall have resided in this State at least one year, and in the election district where he offers to vote, ten days immedi ately preceding such election, and within two years paid a State or County tax which shall have been assessed at least ten days before the election. But a citizen of the United States who has previ ously boon a qualified voter of this State and re moved therefrom and retnrnod, and who shall have resided in the election district and paid taxes, aforesaid, shall be entitled to vote after residing in this State six months. Provided, That the white freemen, citizen of the United States, be tween the age of twenty-one and twenty-two years who have resided in the election district ten days as aforesaid shall be entitled to vote, although they shall not have paid tax. "No person shall be permitted to vote whose name is not contained iu the list of taxable inhab itants, furnished by the Commissioners, unless: First, he produce a receipt of payment, within two years of State or County tax, assessed agrecab'y to the Constitution, and give satisfactory evidence on his own oath or affirmation, or the oath or af firmation of another, that he has paid such a tax, or in failure to produce a receipt shall make oath to the payment thereof, or second, if he claim a right to vote by being an elector between the age of twenty-one and twenty-two years shall depose on oath or affirmation, that he has resided in the State at least one year before his application, ami make such proof of residence in the district as is required by this act, and that he does verily be lieve from the account given him that he is qf the ago aforesaid, andgives such other evidence as is required by this act, whereupon the name of the person so admitted to vote shall be inserted in the alphabetical list by the Inspector, and a note made opposite thereto by writing the word "tax," if he shall be admitted to vote by reason of having paid tax, and the word "age" if hcshall be admitted to vote by reason of age. and in either case the rea son of such a vote shall be called out to the clerks, who shall make a like note in the list of voters kept by them. "In all case* where the i.ame of the person claiming to vote is not found on the list furnished by the Commissioners, or his right to vote whether found thereon, or not, is objected to by any qual ified citiren, it shall be the duty of the Inspectors to examine such person on oath as to his qualifi cations, and if he claims to have resided within the State for one year or more, bis oath shall be sufficient proof thereof, but he shall make proof by at least one competent witness, who shall lie a 3ualified elector, that he has resided within the istrict for more than ten days immediately prece ding said election, and shall also swear that his bona fide residence, in pursuance of his lawful calling is within the district, and that he did not remove within the district for the purpose of vo ting. "Every person qualified as aforesaid, and who shall make due proof if required, of his residence and payment of taxes aforesaid, shall be admitted to vote in the township, ward or district in which he shall reside. "If any person shall prevent or attempt to pre vent any officer of an election, under this act from holding such election, or use or threaten any vio lence to any such officer, and shall interrupt or improperly interfere with him in the execution of fhall block up or attempt to block up the window or avenue to any window whore the same tnay be holden, or shall riotously disturb the peace Of such election, or shall use or practice intimida tion, threats, force, or violence, with the design to inrnoenoe'untluly, or overawe any elector, of - pre vent hi® from voting, o- to restrain the freedom or choice, such persons oqjtonvirtion shall tie fined in any sum not exceeding five-hundred dollars, to be imprisoned for any thne not loss thar. one nor more than twelve months, and if it shall be ihown to the Court where the trial of such offence shall re Hr pa,- a fine no* .... thai, onetndred one thousand dollars, and be imprisoned " than ii month. nor more than two years If any person or person, shall make any bet oe •agvr upon the result of aa election withi/th" Commonwealth, or .hall offer to make anv such bet or wager, either by verbal proclamation there of, or by any written or printed advertisement, or lte •"* r<""n or per.on. to make such bet or wager, upon conviction there-,f be or they .hall offered lhe an "' unt - - And the election laws of the Commonwealth farther provide that "The In.peetors, Judges an l clerks snail, before entering on the duties of their offices, severally take and subscribe the oath <-r affirmation hereinafter directed, which shall l, administered to tbem by any judge, alderman or justice of the peace, but if no such magistrate be present, one of the inspectors of the election shall administer the oath or affirmation to the otherjudge and inspector, and then the iuapec. tor bo qualified shall administer the oath or a'lir mat on to him. i " Th " inspectors, judge and clerk, required by aw to hold township and general election., shall take and subscribe the several oath* an<l affi-uia Hon., requited by the mil 20th and 21st section, of the act of the 2d dav 0 f fu.y 1 An act relating to the elections of thi. common wealth, which oath., or affirmations ..hall he nrc pared and administered in the manner prescribed in the 1 8th and 22d sections of said act, and it: addition to the power conferred by the 18th sec tion of said act, the judge, or either of the in-i.ee tors, shall have power to administer the oath, prescribed by said act, to any clerk of a genera! special or township election. "The following shall be tbe form of the oath or affirmation to be taken by each inspector, viz 'l (A. B.)do that I will duly attend to the ensuing election during the continuance thereof, as an inspector, and that I will not receive any ticket or vote from any person, other than such as I shall firmly believe to be, according to the provision, of the constitution and the law. of this commonwealth, entitled to vote at su- h elec tion, without requiring such evidence of the right to vote as is directed by law, nor will I Vexatious 1} delay or refuse to receive any vote from iny per.on who I shall believe to be eutiiled to vote as aforesaid, but that I will in all things truly, impartially and faithfully perform my dutythere in, to the best of my judgment and abilities, and that I am not directly, nor indirectly, inter ested in any bet, or wager on the result of this elect, on." I be following shall be tbe oath or affirmation or each judge, viz: 'I (A. it.) do that I will as juagc duly attend the ensuing election during the continuance thereof, and faithfully assist the inspectors in carrying on the same: that I will Dot give my consent that any vote or ticket shall he received from any person other than such as t firmly believe tu be, according to the provisions o! the constitution and laws of this eommonwvaith, entitled to vote at such election, without requiring such evidence of the right to vote as is directed by law, and that 1 will use my best endeavors to prevent any fraud, deceit, or abuse, in carrying on tbe same by citizens qualified to vote, or others, and that I will make a true and perfect return of the said election, and will in all things truly, im partially and faithfully perform my duty respect ing the same, to the beat of tuy judgement and abilities, and that I am not directly or indirectly interested in any bet or wager on the result of this election." "The following shall be the form of the oath or affirmation to be taken by each clerk, via: 'I (A- B.) do that I will impartially and truly write down the name of each elector who shall vote at the ensuing election, which shall be given me in charge.and also the name of the township, ward or district: wherein sueh elector resides, and care fully and" truly write down the number of votes that shall be given for each candidate at the elec tion. as often as his name shall be read to me by the inspectors thereof, and in all thing, truly and faithfully perform my duty respecting the same to the best of my judgment and ability, and that I am not directly or indirectly interested in any bet or wager on the result of this election.' The qualified electors will take notice of the fol lowing act of Assembly approved the 12th day of Ma>ch, I36fi: Aw ACT, KegulatiDg the mode of voting at ail elections, in the several counties of this Commonwealth. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same. That the qualified voters of the several counties j of this Commonwealth, at all general, township, j borough and special elections, are hereby, hereafter, authorized and required to vote by tickets, printed, or written, or partly printed and partly written, severally classified as follows: One ticket shall embrace the names of all judges of court* voted for, and to be labelled, outside, "ju diciary," or.e ticket shall embrace the names of all state officers voted for, and be labelled, "state;" one ticket shall embrace the names of all couniy officers voted for, including office of senator, mem ber. and members of assembly, if voted for, and members of congress, if voted for, and be labelled, "county:" one ticket shall embrace the names of all township officers voted for, and be labelled, "township:" one ticket shall embrace the names of all borough officers voted for, and be labelled, "borough:" and each class shall be deposited in separate ballot-boxes. SECTION 2. That it -hall be the duty of the Sheriffs, in the several counties of this Common wealth, tw insert in their election proclamations, hereafter issued, the fiist section of this act. J AMES R. KELLEY, Speaker of the House of Representative*. DAVID FLEMING, Speaker of the Senate. ARPROVED—the thirtieth day of March. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and Sixty six. A. G. CURTIN. Election officers will take notice that the act entitled "A Further Supplement to the Election Laws of this Commonwealth," disqualifying de serters from ihe Army of the United States from voting, has recently been declared unconstitution al by tho Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, is now null and void, and that all persons formerly dis qualified thereunder are now lawful voters, if otherwise qualified. The act decided unconstitu tional by the Supreme Court provided as follows: ':A FTRTHEIt SITPLEM BNT TO THE ELECTION LAWS OP Tni3 COMMONWEALTH. Whereas, By the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, "An act to amend the sev eral acts heretofore passed, to provide for the en rolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes," and approved March third, ene thousand eight hundred and sixty-five, all per sons who have deserted the military or naval ser vice of the United States, and who have not been discharged,or relieved from the penalty or disabili ty therein provided, are deemed, and taken, to have voluntarily relinquished, and forfeited, their rights of citizenship, and their rights to become citizens, and are deprived of exercising any rights of citizens thereof: And whereas, persons, not citizens of the Uni ted States, are not, uuder the constitution and laws of Pennsylvania, qualified electors of this commonwealth: Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Common wealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted hj* the authority of the same, That in all elections hereafter to be held in this commonwealth, it shall be unlawful for the judge or inspectors of any such elections to receive any ballot, or ballots, from any person, or persons, embraced in the provisions, and subject to the disability, imposed by said act of Congress, ap proved March third, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five, and it shall be unlawful far any such person to offer to vote any ballot, or ballots. Section 2. That if any such judge and inspec tors of election, or any one of them, shall receive, or consent to receive, any such unlawful ballot, or ballots, from any such disqualified person, he, or they, so offending, shall be guilty of a misdemean or, and, upon conviction thereof, in any court of quarter sessions of this commonwealth, he shall, for each offence, be. sentenced to pay a fine of not less than one hundred dollars, and to undergo an imprisonment, in the jail of the proper county, for cot less than sixty days. Section 3. That if any person deprived of citi zenship, and disqualified as aforesaid, shall, ar any election, hereafter to beheld in this common wealth, vote, or tender to the officers thereof, and offer to vote, a ballot, or ballots, any person, so offending, shall be deemed guilty of a misde meanor, and on conviction thereof, in kny court of quarter sessions cf this commonwealth, shall, for each offence, be punished in like manner as is provided in the preceding section of this act, in the case of officers of election receiving such un lawful ballot or ballots. Section 4. That if any person shall hereafter persuade, or advise, any person, or persons, de - prived of citizenship, and disqualified as afore said, to offer any ballot, or ballots, to the officers of any election, hereafter *o beheld in this com monwealth, or shall persuade, or advise, any such officer to receive any ballot, or ballots, from any j>erson deprived of citizeuship, and disqualified as aforesaid, such person, so offending, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, in any court of quarter sessions of this commonwealth, shall be punished in like manner as is provided in the second section of thi.-- act, in the case of officers of such election receiving such unlawful ballots, or halLt*. JAMES R. KELLEY, Sneaker of the House of Representivcs, DAVID FLKMIffG, Speaker of the Peuatc. AI'I ROVKE— The fourth day or June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and six Six. A. 0. CPBTia. And the Judges of the respective said, arc reached *-J* ,* *r day next following of then and there to perform uiose e them by law. _ rt lf • ra. " , , c h,n<i at my offic ® 10 Bedford, G T- u;'d r y of Server, in the year of our i in > thousaiid eight hundred And sixtj right kid in the ninty-third of the Indepen lence of he oBKRT^STICCKMAN, Sheriff. Sheriff's Office, Bedford,) Sept. 4, 1863- ■> WVLTER SCOTT'S NOVELS, 2# cent edi tiun. full SOI of 2ti novel* for Si, for sale at the Inquirer litiuk Slow.