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Wei JATON EKLY EMOCRATt ' " 'J ' .- 1 : ' Jm G.: OOUlJ, Publisher. Devoted to the Interests of. the Democratic Party, and the Collection of Local and General News. Two Dollars per Annum, in AdTance, VOL. V. NO. 46. EATON, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 1872. WHOLE NUMBER 278. Welcome of the Japanese Embassy to Boston. BY OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. We welcome yon, Lcrds of the band of the Ban t The voice of the many tonnds feebly through one: -Ah I would 'twere a voice of more musical tone. But the doc star is here and the sons-birds have flown. And what can 1 1 in that can cheat yon of smiles. Te heralds of peace from the Orient is'es 7 It oaly the Jubilee Why did you wait? If on are welcome, but oh 1 you are a little too late! We have erected our brothers of Ireland and France. Round the fiddle of Strauss we have joined in the danee. We have lacered II err Saro. that fine-looking man. And glorified Godfrey, whose name it is Dan. What a pity ! we've missed it and you've missed it too. We had a day ready and waiting for you; We'd have shown you provided, of oourse. you hadeome You'd have heard no, you wouldn't, because it was dumb. And then the great onrait the chorus's shoutl Like the mixture teetotallers call "Cold with out " A mingling of elements, strong but not sweet : And the drum, just referred to, that "couldn't be beat." - The shrines of our pilgrims are not like your own. Where white Fujiyama lifts proudly its cone. (The snow-mantled mountains we see en the fan That cools our hot cheeks with a breese from Japan). But ours the wide temple where worship is free As the wind of the prairie, the wave of the sea ; " Yon may build your own altar wherever you will. For the roof of that temple is over you still.. One dome overarches the star-spangled shore: You may enter the P ipe's or the Puritan's door. Or pass with the Buddhist his gateway of bronse, For a priest is but Han, be he bishop or bonxe. And the lesson we teach with the sword and the pen Is to all of God's children. We also are men I If you wrong us we smart, if you prick us we bleed. - If you love us. no quarrel with color or creed ! You II find us a well-meaning, free-spoken crowd. Good-natured enough, but a little too loud To be sure, there is always a bit of a row When we choose our X J ooon. and especially now: For things are so mixed, how's a fellow to know What party he's of. and what vote he eh.l throw T White is getting so black and black's getting so white, . Republic rat, Dem lean can't get cm right! You 11 take it all calmly we want you te see What a peaceable fight such a contest can be ; - And of one thin be certain, however it ends. You will find that our voters have ohosen your mends. - - . If the horse that stands saddled is first in the Ton will greet your old friend with the weed m His tana : And if the white hat and the White House agree. Youll find H. it. really as loving as be. Tint oh. what a nitv once more T most say That we could not have joined in a " Japanese day I" A chorus of thousands, all singing in tune God bless the Mikado 1 Long live the i'yooon ! The Lord of the Mountain looks down from his orest. As the banner of morning unfurls in the West; The Eagle was also the friend of the Sun : You are weloome 1 The song of the cago-bird is done. August 2, J 872 A TREASURE TROVE. It was 4 o'clock of a long, bright mid-summer day. The Tillage street was Bultry and still, the sunbeams flit ted dazzlingly through the leaves of the creat elm that sheltered a quaint, old- fashioned house. The flowers in the little border in front of it seemed scarlet and yellow in the gorgeous light, and the long, shrill cry of the locust was the only sound that disturbed the si lence. Miss Polly Tomlinson, sitting on the Inch window ot the Iront room, knit tiue monotonously, looking out a little wearily, on . the. biightnet-s outside, and brushed away si intrusive bee which "came bouncing drowsily on through th blinds.' Miss - Hepzibah Tomlinson, who was walking in the garden, went up and dowrf among the flowers, and at last came slowly up to the window. " Folly," she said : " this day tires me! It ia very warm 1" . ' Then why don't you come in out of the sun?", asked Miss Polly, a little crossly, Miss Hepzibah pushed back the large sun-bonnet that shielded her worn face, and said, " I feel restless. I cannot fix my attention to anything." Then after a pause, " I am haunted all the time with memories of another August after noon twenty years ago." . Miss Polly dropped her knitting and looked up with quick interest, her faded cheeks growing a little paler. "What do you mean, Hepzibah?" she asked sharply. " The day of the picnic to Lakeshore, the day when Gertrude ran away," said Miss Hepzibah in a low voice. uon t, aon't i" exclaimed her sis ter. " How can you speak of it. Hep- zibab.7" " Because I cannot help it, Polly Twenty years now we have kept silence, surely time enough to lorgive 1" " But but, it is so shameful think oft We ought to forget it we can."- , " We never can forget it," replied Miss Hepzibah gravely. ' We have never forgotten it, you know, Polly. all these years I suppose there has . been a day in which we have not thought of it. I know I have thought of it many times a day. Sometimes, too, 1 have thought that we did not do right," dropping her voice very low. " Right I we did as papa told us," Miss Polly. " But, really, Hep . zibab, you ought not to talk of it now some one might hear us 1" . The silent, . deserted e-hed seemed to forbid - thought of eavesdroppers, but as spoke, a young lad came round the walked briskly toward them, she added, " There comes John Wilson, now. Miss Hepzibah turned and pulled bonnet over tier nead once more as saw the young man, who. in another moment, opened the gate and came ward her, " Good afternoon, Miss Hepzibah," he said in a cheery voice. "Here is letter for you." Thank you, John," replied Hepzibah, as she took it somewhat Miss Polly, pushing open the blind, said, How-is your mother, John, warm day ?" " Very well, thank you, ma'am." 1 ' to if In not ex claimed the she and the she to- Miss ab sently. this Then, as a great bee buzzed past him, e said, " How many bees you always do have here, Miss Polly more than ny other place in the village. Yes, and they are very trontile- some," said Miss .roily lor the Dees were one of her standing trials. Ihe young man walked on, and iviiss Hepzibah came slowly into the house. When she reached the sitting-room where Miss Polly sat, her face was pale and troubled. Who is the letter from?" asked Miss Polly. I don't know. It is postmarked New York," she replied. " It is in a strange handwriting," and she sat down, looking much agitated. Miss Polly watched her sister sharply while she slowly opened the envelope and took out the letter, which shook in her now trembling hand. Miss Hepzi bah read it through once, twice, grow ing every instant paler. The room was very still, only the iront rattle ot tne paper and the hum of the many bees disturbed the silence. At last Miss Polly could keep quiet no longer. " What is it, Hepzibah ? what is the matter ?" " Gertrude is dead," replied her sis ter in a husky voice. " This is from a lawyer. She Was married, though, Pol ly" her face brightening into a look ef exultation. " Married to Mr. Jnox after she went to Europe with him, and has lived there ever since. He died years ago. She has been very poor. and there is a little gin." ine last words were added sadly but very ten derly. Miss .roily had turned pale, too, while her sister spoke. Her face-now was strangely disturbed as she said : . " Xiet me see the letter." It was placed in her bands, and again there was the silence as she read and read the few words that told so much. It was an old, old story. Gertrude Tomlinson had been the youngest and fairest of three sisters. In her confiding youth, a handsome stranger from New York, who spent the summer in the village, had won her affections. How far the intimacy between them pro gressed was only dimly guessed, but one afternoon in ihe 1 te summer she fled with him without one word of ex planation, and as her friends had every reason to suppose, without any marriage tie between her and her lover. Mr. Tomlinson, a stern, severe man, had absolutely forbidden even the men tion of his reckless daughter's name. tier folly bowed his grey head in sor row to the grave, blighted the pleasures of her sisters, and in all these years the fate ot Gertrude had been an untouched theme between these two, living their lonely lives together. Poor, having an income so slender that it seemed an im possibility to exist upon it ; proud, having the dignity ot an ancient, name to sustain, the sisters had dwelt to gether in the old family home, decorous of life, practicing their terribly exact economies with due regard to outward decency of appearance, and seeing the monotonous years go by bringing to them no change and no hope, always with this unspoken secret darkening their past and their future. The long silence was broken at last; voice had come to them from the grave of their fair young sister, telling how her life had been partially redeemed and her early sins expiated by long years of suffering. No wonder the placidity of existence was rudely disturbed for the two sis ters. At first their conversation was but disjointed and agitated ; but at Inst it assumed a definite shape. The young Gertrude was already in New York awaiting her aunt's decision. Should thev receive her ? - "It is so ' shameful 1" pleaded Miss Polly. " All the old story will be revived again. It is terrible to think of." " But, Polly, Gertrude was married." " Married ! yes but not till after she had gone away with him, and was mother ! O Hepzibah. it is very hard " But this little girl is only ten years old all the rest are dead. Polly, think we ought to take her.' Miss folly looked at her sister, her worn face growing more anxious as asked, " Hepzibah, how can we afford it? , She brines nothing with her" voice sinking to a sepulchral whisper, for the subject of money was one always held to be a solemn one. " Why, Hepzibah, I don't see how we can bring her up I" Miss Hepzibah looked troubled. "God will help us," she said reverently. " lie will care for us as well as for sparrows. Polly, I think we ought let her come." So it was decided. Miss Hepzibah wrote back to say in stiff, old-fashioned phrases that she an i her sister would receive the child, and in another week little Gertrude Knox stood trembling on her aunt's door-steps. Her welcome was a cordial one, as the two old ladies came out to her the years seemed to have rolled away, and their fair-haired little sister go back with them, not in her blooming, recKiess youtn, dug in aer sweet, inno cent childhood. This was a timid little creature, the mother instincts, not yet extinct Miss Hepzibah's heart, went out warm ly towards her. Miss Polly looked upon her as the incarnation of mother's tolly, and yet even she that there was something pleasing in this bright young presence, though both the sisters were somewhat appalled when tea time came and noticed the inroads the little stranger made on their slender provisions. slices of bread vanished in a trice, the bowl of milk they had thought would serve for supper and breakfast both, was all gone at one meal. A week went by, and little Gertrude had gained a hold on the affections both her aunts, but had made a terrible onslaught on their resources in money. The two sisters were talking over troubles in low tones one afternoon, the little girl wandered about among the flowers. " A loaf of bread every day since came here 1" said Miss Polly. "Why, two a week used to serve us, and washing is almost twice as large usual !" " I know it, Polly. I don't know we can do." a a !" I her the to At this moment the little cause of trouble appeared in the open door way. Her straw hathad fallen off, her fair pretty hair hung about her face, and she held a quantity of bright flowers in her apron. A great ray of sunlight came in after her, and the bees buzzing about, seemed to think that they had by no means lost their right to the pretty blossoms. " Aunt Polly, how many bees you do have I" said little Gertrude. " Yes, child, they are very trouble some," with a sigh. " I think the king of the bees lives here, and all his people come to see him. See, they won't go away at all," as she brushed away an intrusive black buzzer. . "Take care, Gertrude, they will sling you I" exclaimed Miss Hepzibah. " O no, they won't! I ain't afraid of them. I know where they all live, too." "Live! What do you mean?' They come from the woods and the neigh bow." "O no, they don't," opening her eyes in astonishment ; " why, don't you know that they all live here, in your house ?" " What nonsense, .child," cried Miss Polly. "O, 1 know they do I lutve seen them. Come out here and I will show you." Wondering, and yet willing to humor the child, Miss Hepzibah took Gertrude's hand and went out into the porch. The child pointed up in triumph. "There! don't you see how the bees are flying in and out of those holes just under the roof? that is one of the ways they get into the house, and there are ever so many more of their doors above, on top of the root, and U, Aunt nepztDati, there's honey in there ! I have seen it ; lot's of honey ! Couldn't we get some out? it would be so nice for tea!" Miss Hepzibah stared up, shading her eyes with her hand. As little Gertrude said, bees in myriads were flying in and out under the heavy moul inir of the old roof. Was it true, and did the bees really live in the house? At this mo ment John Wilson, who had made friends with the little Btranger, came down the street and was called in. " John, do you really think the bees live in the root, as Gertrude says I" The young lad looked up with clear, brieht eyes. " It seems very" much like it," he said ; " but it's easily found out." And suiting action to word, in an other moment, despite Miss Hepzibah's remonstrance, he was swinging himself up by the pillar to the roof. " I should think they did live here ! he cried out presently. " Why, there are ever so many holes where they are coins in and out of tfie. house!" Then, after a moment, "and I can see the honey, too, as Gertrude says. It must be packed away between the two stories. Piles of it, too, I cuess. But I can'tsee how much, there are so many of these troublesome fellows about. He swung himself down again, Ger trude jumping about and clapping her hands in delight,- Miss tlepzibah look ine half puzzled, half pleased. " I tell you. Miss Hepzibah," he said, there is a fortune up there. You know 1 keep bees myself, so I know little about them. Those bees must have been making honey in there b's tween the stories for years. And now all you have to do is to swarm them away into proper hives and then take up tho floor and see what you can find." The suggestion, strange and even star. ling to the two ladies at first, be came gradually a welcome one. John Wilson, in his leisure time, came and swarmed the bees away into a long row of comfortable hives neatly arranged the bottom of the garden. And then, amid the breathless excitement of interested, the floor of the entry stairs was lined. What a strange sight was presented Liquid gold - encased in snowy cells Pounds and pounds of the most beauti ful honey! Some of it damaged, course, but the rich deposits extended back among the old rafter?, showing the labors of a score of generations bees. Carefully removed, the bright combs were placed in boxes and taken away to be sold. "Two hundred dollars' worth," John in delight, "and hives enough supply a fine quantity of honey another year. Gertrude and I will take care them." And so it proved a golden harvest the two ladies and a source of income for them in the future. " God has been verv irood to us. Pollv, tince we took the little orphan," Miss Hepzibah to her sister, in the of their own room. " And the bees are not nearly troublesome as they used to be," practical Polly. Inland Scenery of Japan. meet to and in her acknowledged- they and of An American traveler in Japan 5 nto ecstacies over the inland scenery of those islands. He declares that single lake he visited contains views bner and more varied scenery than to be fund in a trip through Champlain, Lake George, the Thousand Islands in the river St. Lawrence, Rocky Mountain gorges, the Columbia river in Oregon, and Jfuget s bound Washington Territory: Speaking this lake he says : "The here has his Loch Lomond and Katrine; the Swiss his Geneva the Englishman his Westmoreland; Irishman his Killarney." The beuuti ul by nature, are rendered more beautiful by art. Whole of trees have been under the charjre expert foresters since the time mighty trees were saplings. In places the trees have been so trained that their branches interlock for presenting the appearance of a contin uous belt of green as far as the eye extend. while she our as what An elderly gentleman returning from church, began to extol the of the sermon to his son. Said " Jack, I have heard one of the delightful sermons ever delivered a Christian society. It carried me the gate of heaven." " Why you dodge in?" replied Jack irreverently, " you will never get another such chance." OUR SOLDIER-STATESMAN. Grant's Portrait Painted by His Acts. His Eloquence, Disinterestedness, Independence, and Liberality. Care of His Household—His Respect for Jews and Negroes—His Temperance— Consigns the Negroes to Death and Pensions Twenty-one Relatives, Etc., Etc. From the New York World. When men seek for the opinions of a pub lic character, they look to his record. A statesman is known by his opinions, as a tree is known by its fruits. Since Gen. Grant has set up for a statesman, it is meet that his grade as sucn snouia oe estaousnea. ORDER AGAINST THE JEWS. One of Mai. -Gen. Grant's first ceneral orders was the following, issued against the Jews because tbe transactions of a single firm (Mack Brothers) proved inimical to the interests of the General's father : "HEADQUARTERS THIRTEENTH ARMY CORPS, DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE, OXFORD, Miss., December 17, 1862. as a ctasb, every regulation of trade established by the Treas ury Department, also department orders, are nereoy expeuea irom ine department within twenty-four hoars from the receipt of this or der by post commanders. They will see that all this class of people are mrnisnea witn passes and required to leave, and any one re turning after such notification will be arrested and held in confinement until an opportunity occurs of sending them ont as prisoners, un less furnished with permits from these head quarters. No passes will be given these people to visit headquarters tor the purpose of making personal application for trade permits. " By order ol Maj.-tten. Grant." The above order exhibits Grant's inconsid erate habits of mind, and shows how impossi ble it was for him to disguise, even in the terms of a historical document, the prejudices of a narrow nature. obant'b eal contempt fob the neoboes. The eDsuing order is only one of a dozen indications of Grant's original temper toward tne negroes. "HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE, CORINTH, Miss., August 11, 1862. a Officers and soldiers are positively prohib ited from enticing slaves to leave their masters. lc is enjoined on all commanders to see that this order is executed strictly under their own direction. w By command of Mai. -Gen. Grant. Senator Wilson, in a speech before the American Anti-Slavery Society at its third de cade anniversary, in Philadelphia, 1863, quot ed an extract from a letter written by Gen. Grant to E. B. Wtshburne, in which Grant declared that he "had never been an anti slavery man." As late as October. lHbo, senator uooncue made a speech at Milwaukee, Wis., in which he said. He Gen. Grant stated to me, in conver sation, that a considerable portion of the troubles between tne wnites ana tne discks that had already occurred was in consequence of the unwise attempt to jorce negro suffrage in those States. He Baid further that, if the Government were to attempt to do it and en force it, it would undoubtedly produce war be tween the two races then." These expressions of Gen. Grant sufficiently Erove the folly of the claim made in his be alf that he was friendly to the idea of free ing the slaves. A glance at his report to the .President in 1803 on tne condition oi ine Southern States shows that he expressed the opinion that " vice and disease would tend to the extermination or great reduction of the colored race." HIS ECONOMY OF TRUTH. at all up ! 1 of of said Soon after tho close of the war Gen . Grant suffered himself to be drawn into a dilemma from which he was extricated with extreme discredit. At the time when tbe Tenure-of- office conflict raced and Secretary Stanton was suspended from his position at the head of the War Department by resident jounson, Grant was put by the President in Stanton's place, xne Donate tnreatenea to reinstate Mr. Stanton, and Grant was kept in by the President with the express understanding mat, he would either return the office to the Presi dent's possession in order to enable the President to appoint a successor before final action by the Senate, or would remain its bead awaiting a decision of the question judicial proceedings. In disregard of understanding and nis distinct promise to President, Grant vacated the office when Stanton demanded it, and witnout giving mr. Johnson notice of his intention to do When Grant attempted to make it appear that he had not made the specified promise President Johnson, he. was confronted by personal asseverations of members of Cabinet, who tea tinea to naving neara promise exactly as tne President said promised. There was no question in mina, at tne Close ox me correspondence this subject, that Grant's recollection of what he said had utterly failed him. IS PERSONAL HABITS. of for said quiet so said goes a of is Lake the in of The question of Grant's habits frequently arose during the war ana alter, and tne swers were generally uniavoraDie. Among the direct statements made was one from eye-wiitness, who alleged that "individual instances of Grant's beastly drunkenness not of rare occurrence. This witness the particulars of Gen. Grant's intoxication tbe St. (Jharies notei, uairo, alleged mat was drunk on a " flag-of-truce" visit to and spoke of his " disastrous spree" at Fort Donelson. President Johnson Grant had been- iu hiB room at the White House "so drunk that he couldn't straight on his legs." Wendell Phillips, the Anti-Slavery Standard of Feb. 1, said, "New rumors reach us from Washing ton, coming from different and trustworthy sources, that Gen. Grant had been unmistaka- Diy arunK in tne streets oi mat city wnuiu few weeks." The Independent, Jan. 23, said he had been " fuddled in the streets." The Revolution said, " Gen. Grant is half the time, and has been seen steadying himself in another's arms in Pennsylvania avenue." The Philadelphia Post, in the of all tjiese allegations, said that " the now amounts to deliberate allegation, the political fnends of Gen. Grant are to meet." But the charge has never met by an authoritative denial, and has repeated from time to time np to the present SPECIMENS OF HIS ELOQUENCE. Lock Lake; the hills, still forests of the some miles, can home merits he : most before to didn't a President Grant has never pretended to a speech-maker, and his reticence has generally respected. Still it is surprising a man brought before the public so often never betrayed the slightest spark of or wit. or humor, in any of the ous little addresses he has delivered, and which the following are fair specimens. At tne great demonstration to sustain drew Johnson, at the Cooper Institute, 7, lH&o, he said : "I thank you for this reception. If I in the habit of speaking, I am so impressed by it that I would not be able to respond should like to do. xou wm nave to me." HiB eneech at the dinner envon to him the Astor House. June 7, 1865, was as : "Gentlemen: I know you will excuse from attempting to reply to your very remarks." At Kalamazoo, Michigan, August 19, he said : - " I am not going to reply to the gentlemen. I could not do bo if I try." After a long and flattering address from chief orator at tbe Union League rooms, 7, 1865, Grant said : Gentlemen : I bid you good-night. I am much obliged to you for this reception." Following is his speech at the Biddle House, Detroit, August 16, 1865 : "I bid you all good-night." His speech at Toledo, Ohio, August 20. 1865, shows how natural it has always been for Grant to lean on somebody's shoulder : " Gentlemen and Fellow Citizens : Bev. Mr. Vincent, who has come out on the train from Chicago, has kindly consented to return my thanks for the hearty welcome which you have given me." The (following is an example of a speech, very much mixed, in which Grant speaks of a thing done and not done in the same breath. It was delivered at Niagara Falls : " My modesty compels me to turn over that written speech to Mr. Hall, who will deliver it or me whenever it is written." In this way Grant shifted the responsibility of his speeches upou other people, just as he used to shift the responsibility of a decision in time of battle upon his staff officers. Recently, on his passage through Water town, N. Y. ( August 2), in company with Sen ator Conkling, he made one of the longest ad dresses of his life. Mark it : "After an absenoa of more than twenty years I fail to recognize a single one of all tbe faoes I now see before me as familiar to me then. Tour city has altered very much indeed since I last saw it. At that time I was a Lieutenant stationed at Sackett's Harbor, which place I nxpect to see before I return." When President Grant came into office, the first thing he did was to appoint a Cabinet of which one member at least (Mr. A. T. Stewart) was appointed contrary to law, and' had to be withdrawn. GRANT'S BROTHER-IN-LAW A SPECIMEN OF "CIVIL-SERVICE REFORM." The President made many unique observa tions and suggestions in his annual messages, of which a pitying or contemptuous Congress took no heed. In bis last annual message he said:' " The present laws for collecting the revenue pay Collectors of Custom small salarioB, but provide for moieties (shares in all seizures), which, at principal ports of entry, raise the compensation of those officials to a large sum. It has always seome-i to me as if this system must, at times, work perniciously. It holds ont an inducement to dishonest men, should each get possession of the offices, to be lax in their scrutiny of goods to enable them finally to make large seizures." This is precisely what Casey, the President's brother-in-law who has been retained in office Collector of the Port of New Orleans in spite of his proven dereliction and incapacity admits that he did. In his letter to the Secretary of the Treasury (November 23, 1871), on the subject of the Coutourie frauds, he says : "I commenced this investigation on the night of the first day I took charge of this office (April 12, 1869), and in ten days from that date I was fully satisfied of the existence of the Coutourie frauds, but, as before stated. kept the matter perfectly quiet until after the arrival of outer suspeaea cargoes. - HIS ACCEPTANCE OF GIET8 AND BRIBES. Gen. Grant was a notorious gift-taker, and President Grant has never refused a present. It has been denied that he evei accepted a crift after he was elected President, but here is one among many proofs to the contrary. Four months after his election to the Presidency 105,000 were transmitted to him in the fol lowing cash and securities : Mortgage and interest 840.437.50 Fifty thousand 7-30 UnitcdStates bonds. first series 54,725.00 Caata 19,837.50 Total.... The receipt was duly acknowledged in the letter : "WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 17, 1869. to at by the tne so. to the the mm ne any on an an were gave at ne Co lumbus, and White stand in 1868, a 1868, drunk face charge which bound been been be been that has "Dear General: Your, letter of the 15th, inclosing me the handsome testimonial of the citizens of New York, with the names of all the tco generous contributors to it, is re ceived. " Through you I wish to thank the gentle men whose names you have inclosed to me, in dividually and collectively. I have the honor to be vour obedient-servant, U. S. Grant. For the purchase of the President's cottage at Long Branch, presented to him after he became President, there were eight subscrib ers. This is the direct personal statement of Alexander T. Stewart, who said significantly that " he knew of one gentleman who was in vited to become a subscriber to that fund." There were three members of Grant's Cabi net, as first appointed, who had made him presents Stewart, Borie and Hoar. Stewart's iM vines are well known. Borie had contributed to the. Philadelphia house and Hoar to the library presented the President by citizeas of Massachusetts. And Daniel Butterfield, who was appointed to the Sub-Treasury in New York, and driven from office by the Black Fri day exposure, was the man who got np the New York subscriDtion of 105,000 for Grant, while Grinnell, appointed Collector, was one of the subscribers. NATIONAL PENSIONERS OF THE GRANT FAMILY. The nepotism which has characterized tho President s Administration has passed all bounds. The following is the latest revised imt of the uensioners : 1. Jesse Boot Grant, President's father, Post- Tn&ntnr at IJovmerton. HV. 2. Bev. M. J. Cramer, President's brother-in-lnw. Minister to Denmark. 3. Brevet Brig. Gen. F. T. Dent, President's brother-in-law, one of the illegal military secretaries of the White House. 4. George W. Dent, President's brother-in-law Annraiser of Customs at San Francisco. 5. John Dent, President's brother-in-law. BTclimive Indian Trader in New Mexico. 6. Judge Louis Dent, President's brother- in-law official office broker. 7. Alexander Sharpe, President's brother-in- law Marshal of the District of Columbia. 8. James F. Casey, President's brother-in-law Collector of Customs at New Orleans. 9. Silas Hudson, President's connsin, Minis tar tn Gnatemala. 10. Peter Casey, President's brother-in-law's brother, Postmaster of Vicksburg, Miss. 11. Alexander Sharpe, Jr., President's brother-in-law's son, cadet at Annapolis. 1S Orlando H. Boss. Presidents coubiu, clerk in the Third Auditor's office, Washington. 13. Frederick Dent Grant. President's RAconri Lieutenant Fourth Cavalry. 14. A. W. Casey, President's brother-ln-law's brother. Appraiser of Customs, Orlparts. 15. Nat. A. Patton, son of President's mother's sesond cousin. Collector of the nf Galveston. Texas. 16. George B. Johnson, President's cousin's husband. Assessor of Internal Bevenue, Third District of Ohio. 17. Benjamin L. Winans, President's cous in's husband, Postmaster of Newport, Ky. lb. F. M. Lamper, M. D., President's a eauger in the Chicago diatom-House, next Receiver of the Office and United States Depository Olvmnia- W. T. i 9' Jam esTS. McLean, partner with Oiville Grant, President's brother, until recently rvll-fir nt thn Port of Chlcaco. on -r. c. David, husband of the third cousin nf the President's wife, special agent of Postoffioe DeDartmont in Illinois and Iowa. 21. W. D. Bernard, President's wife's cousin, National Bank Examiner for Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and a portion of Illinois. Grantism. From the Chicago Tribune (Republican). were as I excuse at fol lows me flatter ing 1865, address, should the Jan uary "The term Grantism" has acquired definite meaninir in this campaign. is the leeitimate successor of ".Tohn- sonisni." and arises out of similar abuses, thouch it is sustained mainly by a different set ot voters. J t includes a great variety of elements, all of converge towards one point and ena one object, viz. : Making the will superior to the judgment all statesmen and party leaders, superior to the law and the Constitu tion. Obviously, nothing can be hostile to all true Republicanism Grantism, if it bears this definition. fact, it is simple absolutism, and, if son, New sec first Land at L. the crushed out by adverse majorities at the polls, would bring the whole coun try at the feet of this one man, who is in to few things a great or even a capa ble man. Yet it is simply astounding to see thousands of self-styled Republi cans sustaining every blunder, and brazenly denying every act of turpitude, that can be nailed to the door ot Urant, or charged to the -account of office holders for whom he is responsible. The evasive style in which these wor shipers of Grant defend him shows that no argument penetrates tne-r under standings. They may be capable of reasoning on other points, but on this thev do not pretend to be. expose, specifically, the illegal acts, frauds, or blunders of each Department ; the pay ment by Boutwrll of $1,900,000 more than an act of Congress authorized, to the Syndicate ; the payment by Bout well of $75,000 without any authority by Congress for " Rebel archives" to use for campaign purposes ; tne payment by Boutwell of $230,000 in one year to run a sincle court in North Carolina which has usually been run for $5,000, the difference being lor campaign ex penses ; the sale by Secretaries Robeson and Belknap of Government arms to agents of the French Government, knowing them to be such, for which Gen. Sherman was recently rebuffed by the Emperor of Germany, whose Aid informed him that the Emperor could grant no courtesies to the highest mili tary representative of our Government because of those sales; the payment by Seen taiy Robeson of $93,000 out ot tbe Treasury to the Secors five years after Congress had settled and paid their claims in full ; the attempted corrupt payment ot tho Chorpenning claim by Postmaster tienerai oresweu to one oi Chorpeuning's attorneys, which a Re publican Congress unanimously con demned as corrupt, and forbade its pay ment; the indecent appointment of various persons, mostly incompetent, to office after Grant had received from these poison valuable presents; the re tention of Leet and Stocking in tbe General Order business in New York after one hundred New York merchants had denounced tbem as extortionists and petitioned for their removal ; the retention of CaBey after he had been expos- d and condemned by a Repub lican Committee of Congress; and score of other instances of misgovern meot, many of them rank with the manifest odor of corruption, and the reply of these self-styled Republicans is a jeering guffaw of laughter, with the high-toned comment that "The only pirtie8 who are dissatisfied with the c irruptions of the Administration are t lose who could not get their share of the plunder," and that, 'ilfL there are stny fools who would not .take presents, they would like to know who they are." He who provideth not for his own l,nohn1H is worse than an' infidel ted to the attemDts made by Grant to coerce the Senate into sua- taining the San Domingo policy, these pseudo Republicans find it as impossible 1 1 1 C 4 to conprenena now oeuawrs m aivo tha riiht to differ trom urani, as me French peasantry find it to conceive why any portion of the people should vnta neainst the Emperor. If the whole people of America were of such a pusillanimous race, and could elect representatives oi tneir type, would require no amenameni oi mo Constitution, nor even the repeal ot tne law, nor so much as the issue of proclamation, vo converi, our xp"ui' into a consonuaieti ucoiiukuu c tocratic than that of Imperial Rome modern Russia. The Senate and House of Representatives might still meet, but their meeting or dissolving wouia be of no more consequence tban gathering or departure ot so many Government clerks. This was actually the case in Rome tor several centuries after the Caesars had abolished the Ke- Ki;rv The forms Ot tne KpuDiic were kept up, the Senate met, but theory of Csesansm or urantism para ljzed their usefulness, and the utter absence ot virtue in me omic, vr mmij independence among tne people, ren deied the Senate as powerless to check the Cse?ar as if there Had Deen Senate. ... , Orant. Cameron, Morton & w. nave a system of government by patronage, which is neitner itepuoncan uur oujr cratic, and is wholly uoknown to Constitution. Sixty thousand offlce holdeis, paid by the taxes of the whole people, stand up ior xnis pysteui, a-u labor in every way to debauch the conscience and demoralize voters tbe degree that they my see noming wron in t na. wnicu is mure ouiinoii of Republicanism than the rebellion itself. That, had it succeeded, couiu but have made two Republics. Grant- ism, fully carried out, would leave 1 1 may be tnai a large ixji nuu ui Ton)linnri nartv cannot see that Oonaress whose votes are purchased port paid for with Presidential patronage I not the Congrees contemplated by nin'fl I that in vntincr UOnSLllUUUU, auu ' u Grantism they intentionally vote sustain and create such a Congress. so, the safety ot the country can linger be trusted to the Republican narlv. and tne quicker iu jfunoi F ." j .1-1. 1 U V.oto broken up ami uemrujcu uo -"u- It is lor liepuolicans iDemseivea demonstrate their ability to tnrow of Grantism, and a It this ninhtmare tViomiinlves as iealous of the prrservar tion of their own liberties as they been zealous for conferring treedom tha V,Wk man. We have Helped in the first crusade, and will help in the tecond. But wo will never build up a theory which makes Pcisonal Government, controlled Federal patronage and a subsidized press, tempered by a qaadrennial which in Presi dent's of and more than In not A CoNsnoiiocKEN young lady who doted on Lorn-fellow " has lost all est in his poems since he ran that with Harry Bassett the other day. saw there is no accountinc for the centric whims of some poets, but did think Longfellow was too old, had too much sense, to make spectacle of him 1 And to run Harry Bassett a man whose name never appeared in the world of letters The Cambridge poet should rise Personal. She lives in Saranac, Mich. Mrs. Ballou is her name, and sh weighs 678 pounds. Juarez was a full-blooded Indian. A sou of the Khedive of Egypt is go ing to visit this country. A $16,000 house is being built for Robert Collyer, the great Unitarian preacher of Chicago. Brig ham Young has just invoiced his stock of children again, and thinks there are sixty-eight in all. There is hardly a hackman or team ster in New York city but knows Hr? Bergh, the anti-cruelty man, by sight, and, as a class, they generally respect him. Paul E. Rohan, a well-known and popular journalist of New Orleans, nis dead. . . ;' " ' ' James Fisk, father of the late James Fisk., Jr., horsewhipped - Gen. Ji W. Phelps at Brattleboro', Vt., the other day. Mrs. Wm. Montgomery, of Louisville, has a baby ten months old which weighs fifty pounds. The mother of this in fant terrible weighs 95 pounds and the father 134.. Spotted Tail, the Indian warrior, ia opposed to Greeley. As the philosopher has no hair on tbe top of his head, he says he doesn't care a hair who Spotted Tail is for. New York Star. - Mr. Sager, tbe rabbi of the Jewish Synagogue in Mobile, has renounced the Hebrew faitb, embraced Christian ity, and united with the Biptists. The change, was owing to his study of the New Testament. Par&crafhs appear from time to time . saying that Miss Anna Dickinson is go ing into the political cam pa gn on one side or the other-i-j-enerally the other. Miss Dickinson is quietly pursuing her lecture studies at home, and thrse par agraphs will be without authority till she is herself heard from. Marie A. Pipnif is one of those re markable women who are occasionally produced in Vermont. She dwells id Winooski, at the age of ninety-nine years, and has been the mother of twenty-three children, eight of whom survive. ...... ' President Thiers recently said that, in his opinion, King William of Prussia was an abler man than Federick tbe . Great ; that Bismarck was greater than Cardinal Richelieu, and that Field Mar shal Moltke was the most eminent strategist that ever lived. - A foreign paper estimates that Nils- son's bridal presents amount, in eoua weight, to 12,000 pounds. ' This is cer tainly a good send-off for the fair bride, and if the fortunate bridegroom ran a 1 I safely take care of six tons of wedding I gifts, in addition to the lady, he has I enough to do in planning is future 1 during the Honeymoon. -! rl Foreign Gossip. n. a or the the elections. 81,- The - population of Russia is Tbe Emperor of Germany is the most abstemious of monarchs. Soon after rising he takes a cup of coffee ; at noon, ruast beef, potatoes, and a glass of Bor deaux wine; and his supper consists of bread, sausage, and a cup of tea. . A cat was recently sold in London for $250. . ... , One of the remarkable things about the Lyons exhibition in France is,that nearly everything connected with it has as sumed a political character. Liberals and Conservatives have been taking advan tage of the occasion to address large bodies of Frenchmen, and to take opin ion as rapidly as possible, in view the approaching terrible ' test of of the no tne to mo a and is the for to It no w Tbe new Paris Opera House will cost $8,000,000. The sculpture and painting alone will cost $220,000, and the orna ments $360,000. It is announced by tho manager of the Covent Garden Theater that ladies will hereafter not be required to re move that part of their head-dress which still retains the name of bon net." Fimfpo Cassabiamca, a noted bandit, and six of his gang, were executed at Naples on the 6lh of July. Cassabian ca, on his trial, confessed a number of bold robberies and murders, besides the kidnapping of a nobleman's child. M. D. Conway says there is one good thing about the Prince of Wales. He is free from cant and hypocrisy. It would be the easiest thing in the world for him to obtain the reputation of a saint without giving up one ot his worldly enjoyments. But he doesn't do it. During the siege of Paris sixty-four balloons were sent out of the city. Of this number fifty-seven reached a safe resting place, landing one hundred and fifty passengers. Two fell into the ocean, where they and the people in them were lost, and the other live were captured by the Germans. In the bal loons vast numbers of pigeons were on laKen, anu iuey " , snow i nomes, rarueu mw ma .-j have on mem them help us a by eleo tion. fifty thousand messages. A litzrart revolution is just now in progress in Poland. Magazines and newspapers are being started, and books on historical and miscellaneous subjects) are making their appearance in great numliers. Singularly enough, when we consider who the iieople are that are encouraging this, the Polish language is being discontinued and most oi vue writers use French. Railroad Statistics. ract She ec she and such a against nas 1" to ex plain. The following table exhibits the num ber of miles of railroad in the countrica named : SUtFS. United g-atet -. Great Britain and Ireland.. nasAta. Year. Milaa. .1871 .vi;wi IH7I 1S.I44 1K7I 12.H4 1S7I s.4-a 1X71 6,324 .llCl 4.KK7 .1870 3,3oA .1H7I 3,847 ,17I 2,fiT! ..1871 l.SM hwtilcn and Norway. .......... . l;f71 JJ6i fcolharlaiula, inciuiiTe 01 ijaxeinirars.iev ,u Auatro-H unitarian Monarchy - BriiiHh Kant India... .piiiu .. I u 1 v .. British North America Ib-lKiam..