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SIIUGERT & FORSTER, Editors. VOL. 3. ®he §emo(tai Tarnas 81.60 par Aaanw.la Advance. 8. T. 9HUGERT .ad R H. FORSTER. Editor*. Thoradaj Morning, November 10, 1881. The Result in Centre County. The tabulated election returns of Centre county, which we present to the readers of the DEMOCRAT this week, show that the Democracy of the county have good reason to con gratulate themselves on the result of last Tuesday's work, except in the single fact that there is a large falling off in the vote as compared wilh the party vote of last year. Every can<!'- date on the Democratic ticket is elect ed by a fair majority. The following are the official pluralities in the county : Noble over Buily 1147 Runkleover Kimport 652 1-ariroerover Kimport 438 Dunkel overGregg 1231 Keller over Gebhart 1119 Harper over Fleming 1697 McClain over Williams iOB3 Bible over Gray 12i2 Griest over Campbell 1286 Griest over Raukin 2021 Wolf over Campbell 164 W|fe over Raukin 1898 Proud foot over Hughes 1099 Mueeerover Hughes. 975 With ibis result the party may be well satisfied, and look forward to future contests in the firm assurance that old Centre still stands solid in the column of Democratic counties. MR. J. C. HARPER, leads the Dem ocratic ticket. His vote is 3808 while the vote for Noble books up but 3491. His plurality over the Republican candidate is 1697 and bis majority over all the opposition is 1375. Mr. Harper has filled the office of Pro thonotary for three years and the re sult of last Tuesday is a splendid en dorsement to receive from the people of the county. WOLF received one hundred and eighty-five votes in Centre county for Btale Treasurer. Before the election it was difficult to find out who inten ded to vote for him. Bince the elec tion so many claim the credit of hav ing done so that if all tell the truth his vote should have beeu about three times as large as the returns make it. THE citixen of the District of Co lumbia have adopted means to erect and establish a memorial hospital to perpetuate the memory of President Garfield. They are receiving liberal subscriptions from the public, and Mrs. Garfield has expressed approval of the, object and promises to be one of the contributors. How. JOSEPH C. BUCHER, is re-elec ted President Judge of the judicial district composed of Union, Snyder and Mifflin counties by a large ma jority. Judge Bucber has presided in this district for ten years past and his triumphant re-election is a tribute to bis ability, impartiality and integ rity that was well deserved. THE Portland Argut says that Jus tice Clifford did leave a very elabo rate history of the electoral fraud com mission, which will be given the pub lic as soon as bis son W. H. Clifford, has time to examine it carefully. THE bitter fight in the Republican party of Centre county over the office of Commissioner results in the elec. lion of Campbell over Rankin by a majority of 735. THE vote between Campbell and Rankin, Republicans, for County Commissioner is as follows : Camp bell 2264, Rankin 1529. Campbell over Rankin, 735. FIELD MARSHAL COOPER I*ay now be considered first in the figh? for the itepublican nomination for Gov ernor. The machine will be run ex clusively inhis interests. IN the Perry and Juniata judicial district, Barnet, Democrat, U elected over Junkin, the present judge, by 390 majority. "EQUAL AKD EXACT JUSTICE TO ALL MEM, OF WHATEVER STATE OR PERSUANIOH, RELIOIOCB OR POLITICAL."-Irttnoß VOTE OF CENTUM COUNTY, November 8, 1881. 11 II A,xiaU Judfu. Trmmirtr. 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C ® Poller (ioulh) ! 159; 71 4 17.3 149 80 1 2 166 78 1 168 73 170, 61 69 7! £ ,i £ !S| 22 48 67 lii; S'? !S 15 s>i I! 5 S JiSi? g i 15! g 4 Si, • g 5 g'K S 5 ii"" r" - i d'!! " d'S 'S 2 d'S 555 % " Iti'S "R I 'fd'g • 'g '! $ 'g 'gl'g! knton 66 . 7 . 6 46 49 84 90 8 69 81 6 69 82 6 63 75 18 5g 62 4 69 62 6 '8 88 M i . 81 J 1 Walker 168 87 n 167 146 92 60 1 169 89 .3 17&! 81 1 168 88 1 lc| £ } .?J £ , ,2 l£ *4 -r 1 ? ? .S 7V 6 6 worm. ™ jn 47 12 J s'S£i??i? "2 } 5 's; 'fj gig: *; * 2344 185 161 40 8367 3163 2716 18C, 189 8601 2270 8W 3698 2479 3W The November Election. Elections for Blate and County offi cers were held on last Tuesday in a number of Sutes. At this writing it is supposed that in our own Bute Bai ly, Republican, (has been elected Bute Treasurer by a small plurality over Noble, the Democratic candidate. Wolfe, independent Republican, has received from forty to fifty thousand votes in the Bute, one-third of which were cast by Democrats. Daily's plu rality will not exceed five thousand, so this result, with Wolfe's diversion in favor of our party, canoot be charged to the Republicans, but the responsi bility for it must rest upon Democratic voters who foolishly forgot what was due to their own candidate and threw their votes away. In the Bute of New York the Dem ocrats have achieved a victory over the Republicans, electing their Bute ticket by a fair majority and carrying both branches of the Legislature. Re publicans have been elected to G>n greas in the districts heretofore repre sented by Miller and Latham, elected to the United States Senate. The Democrats carry the two vacant New York city districts, eiectiog Hardy over Murphy to the seat of the late Fernando Wood, and Flowers over Astor to the seat made vacant by the resignation of Morton, appointed Min ister to France. One of the most exciting and inter esting contests of the fall campaigns occurred in Virginia between the Democrats and Mahone's Repudiation- Republican coalition. We are sorry to say that the latest returns from the Bute indicate the triumph of the Co alition by a decided majority over the Democrats. This unfortunate and dis graceful result is mainly due to the aid received by Mabone from the Fed eral administration in the way of offi cial patronage and the lavish use of money furnished by the loyal patriots of the Union League of New York. The Democrats claim to have car ried the Bute of Wisconsin, electing their Bute ticket by a small majority. Maryland and Mississippi go Demo cratic by large majorities. In New Jersey and Connecticut the elections were for members of the Legislature, and the indications are that the Republicans have succeeded in electing majorities in both Btatea. Massachusetts is Republican by the usual majority. MionesoU and Ne braska are also Republican by about twenty thousand each WE are gratified to leant that W. W. Rankin was elected Associate Judge of Clinton county. An excel lent man for the position. BELLEFONTE, PA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1881. The Ameriren Register. We have received the third end fourth numbers of the American Heg iMer, a weekly Democratic journal which has recently been established in Washington city, under the auspices of Hon. Jeremiah 8. Black and other eminent Democratic statesmen and writer*. The publication we believe i is under the immediate supervision of Mr. William Aydelotte, of Philadel phia aud Col. A. H. McCardle, a dis tinguished Southern journalist. It is a ( valuable journal, conducted with mark ed ability and rare judgement, and should be extensively circulated. Asa specimen of its editorial ability we take the following article upon the : degeneracy in public affairs that have come upon the country under the rule of the Republican party. The Regie! er says "It requires no rery high order of intellect to direct the affairs of a nation governed by either force or tbe strata gy and machinery of perty. But under popular government of a people of in tellectual derelopment and culture, tbe higheel order of stateemanship and the roost enlarged views of public policy are essential. The nature of man as a free man, bit condition and state of intelli gence and civilisation, the great ques tions of foreign and internal policy bearing upon the business interests of the country, and the strict observance of the public faith and honor, are mat ter requiring profound rontideral'ON and comprehensive statesmanship. But to govern a nation by force or the machi nery of party require# simply adroit ness, skill, and cbioanery in party tac tics. Thus tbe ruling principle, which is tbe voice of the majority, can be and ia often circumvented and defeated by stratagem. Among tha various devices of party chicanery, that of caucus legis lation ia tb most effective and faul. By tbia political atratagem the consci entious judgment of a majority of a leg ialative body, acting under the aoletn nitiea of an official oath, ia overcome, and lawa are enacted by a minority, or in other words, laws are passed which are against the conscientious judgment of a majority of the whole legislative body, if left free to act. Tbe unscrupu lous partisan always acta upon the de baaing idea that the end will justify the mean*. The line of distinction between the mere politician or partisan and the statesman ia wide and deeply marked. Tbe statesman ia devoted to hie coun try nod ite interests—the partisan to his party and its success. The atatee raen devotes bis life to advance the welfare of his country—tbe partisan would sacrifice his country and revolu tionise ite government to save hia party. "It is a melancholy reflection that tbe degeneracy and downward tenden cy in our own public affairs, and especi ally in tbe elections since this Republi can parly came into power, have be oome very manifest of lata yean, and yet the people are either unconscious of it or indifferent to it. Tbe high tone, elevated sent men, and dignified bearing, formerly characteristic of our public men, have given way before tbe selfishness and violence of party spirit. Men get office and plaoe now by artifice and persona! noli citation. The electiona of prom inent official* are secured by promises of place and office to voten,which ia n better in prinotnle than buying vote* with money, ami yet this ia deemed to I be all right. And in tbe quadreaaia national oonleal for the Presidency the whole country ia in commotion on the matter of the distribution of the offices, honors and emoluments of the govern ment. It has become a great popular struggle every four years, not for the se lection of the greatest and beat man, nor for great measures of public policy to advance the welfare and happiness of the people, but for the spoils of party in the distribution of the offices as re wards for partisan services; and civil service reform and retrenchment, pro posed to correct this enormity and de gradation, are ridiculed and pronounced impracticable by partisan leaders. "Tbe dangers of those mere struggles of ambition and cupidity, of thia parti san violence and of these sectional par tie*. cannot be overestimated. The de sire to wield the immense power and troneyed resources of this vast country furnishes potent motives to stimulate cupidity and ambition. When the pas aiont and animosities of a great people are aroused men do not stop to reaaon and contemplate the consequence*. Ilow true tbe adage, which history eon firm*. that "eternal vigilance on the part of the people ia the price of their liberties." I .el these danger* be cir cumvented and averted by a wise fore thought and precaution. The happines* and future greatness of this country, and the cau*e of civil liberty through out tbe world and for ell lime to come, demand Ibis at tbe bends of tbe peo ple." TUB Ilarrioburg Patriot, referring to the testimony taken at tbe Pitney investigation of tbe Treasury Depart ment, which Mr. Hberman re mm* I to have published with the report called for by bia resolution, says: "The tes timony of a cabinetmaker named Brown (not Arthur) ia produced to show the cause of John Sherman's persistent opposition to the transmis sion of the evidence connected with the report of the Treasury investiga tion. Brown's sworn testimony is ac companied with his account for work and labor done by him while employed in the Treasury Department and paid by order of Frank Ilcssler, superin tendent of the Treasury cabinet shop. The work was done on Secretary Sher man's residence and stables in nine teen specified days, running along from May, 1878, to January, 1879, and was charged to the third auditor's office, I register's office and other bureaus of tbe treasury. But before it can be credited that a secretary of the treasu ry could be morcaoary and dishonest eoough to |iermit such petty practices in his own interest John Sherman should have a hearing. It ia in tbe highest degree probable that he can give a satisfactory explanation of a matter which, if the inference so free ly made from the testimony be true, would be disgraceful to him and to the fact that Brown made these charges for his work and that they wete paid from the funds which he designates do not prove any knowledge of or complicity with the petty fraud on the part of Secretary Sherman. Brown might charge for his work the Osar of Russia or the Pope of Rome, but that would not prove that he ordered it John Sherman doublleas knew of the existence of this testimony of Brown, and if he bad an explanation he should have made it at once instead of stub bornly resisting tbe presentation of the evidence with tbe Pitney report That is what has given ground to s maoy reflections upon him. Still it cannot be believed that be bad any knowledge of tbe larcenous practices to which Brown's testimony points. Pkesiiikwt Arthur, has shown his contempt for the Senate by commis sioning Ktralhan, Mahone's repudia tion postmaster at Lynchburg, since the adjournment It will now be in senate to return the com plimentWid sbcm their contempt for the President by rejecting the Post master on their re-assembling iu De cember. In this case, Arthur removed a crippled Union soldier, who is a Re publican, because be had tho manli ness to refuse to be a Mahonc repudi ationist, and appointed a Mahone re pudiate, who was formerly a Demo crat Tbe Senate, at least tbe Demo cratic portion of that body, refused to concur in the appointment and it fell. IT is announced that Mr. Blaine will retire from the State Department about the close of the preaeot mouth, and that he baa no deaire to avail him self of the usual courtesy of foreign official travel, in order to break his de scent from high official dignity av home. He will remain in Washington dur ing the winter and devote his energy and ability in arranging an aggressive, and no doubt successful campaign against tbe stalwarts for 1874. IT is said that Gen. Grant brought home, in presents, from his trip around the world sufficient goods to furnish the first floor of his palatial mansion in New York, in the must gorgeous style. What he will do with the large stock collected in this oouutry, | as our national beggar, will be a diffi cult conundrum, unless he go to auc tion. As a national or memorial mendicant the people of the United States can well dispenae with his ser vices as a third-terra president Uncle Sara could not afford to requite so many personal favors. GREAT interest was felt in tbe re mit of the contest for county commis sioner between tbe candidates of the Republican party, and the election of Henry C. Campbell by so large a ma jority over Rankin b a triumph for the Bellefonte RrpuUican which the stalwart wing of the party should not underrate or belittle. TERMS: sl*so per Annum, In Advance. JOHN CESSNA it it mid is defeated for Judge in the Kedfonl and Somer "t District- Although a Republican district, actively canvassed by this ar rant demagogue in all its parts, the people decide that his services are not needed in the courts of justice. The Hon. W. J. Baer of Somerset, the Democratic candidate, it appears was more acceptable. IT is believed that Geo. Edward F. Beale, of California, now of Washing ton, will be Secretary of the Navy under the stalwart administration. Gen. Reals besides being an active and trusted adviser of Grant and Ar thur, is a gentleman of great force of character, and will no doubt be a lead ing factor in shaping the Arthur ad ministration. Wen. Lee's L*t Official Order. | from UM St. Loati POM Dnpatcb At the neat meeting of the Histori ml Society, the third Sunday of the present month, Col. A. W. Slayback will present the following valuable relic the nature of which is explained in the subjoined letter to the Colonel from Untied States Senator Vest: WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct., 31, 'Bl. CO i.. A. W. SLAPBACK : US A a SlB —Will vou be kind enough to preteot to the Historical Society of Mimouri tbe accompanying n#pr? It is the original order of Oen. K. E. Lee disbanding tba Army of Virginia. It waa placed in mi hands by one who, like you and myself, waa loyal to tbe cause for which that army fought and who accepted in good faith tbe results of iu defeat, f received the trust, but upon reflection I think that a paper so valuable to the historian and antiqusri and. tbe last record of an army unqual ed in hisaory for it* achievements, should be deposited with a society per menent in iu duration and devoted to yreserving the correct history of each aucoeeaive age. Truly, eu., G. G. VEST. TBI oanta. HCAOUC ABTSXS, ARHT OP Noamta* VIWINIA, April 10, 1805. General Orders No. 9. After four years of arduous services, marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming number* and recourses. I need not tell the brave survivors of so many hard fought tatties, who have remained steadfast to the last, that I have consented to this reeult from no distrust of them ; but feeling that valor and devotion oould accomplish nothing that would compensate for the loes that must have attended the continuance of the contest, I determined to avoid the useless sacrifice of those whose past ser vice* have endeared them to tber coon the termsol the agreement officer* and men can return to their home* and remain until exchanged. You will take with you tbe satisfaction that proceed* from the consciousness of duty failhfal ly performed, sod I set neatly pray that a merciful Ood will extend to you His blessing aod protection. With an increasing ad mi ration of your constancy devotion to your eoun try. and a g restful remembrance of your kind and generous consideration lor myself, 1 hid you all an attecUooale farewell. R. E. Las, General. NO. 45.