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4 3 5 - 1 3 ;5 I :"t i 1 3 ri M "'J 1 i.. i 'i 7 1 1, l' Raftsman's Journal. S. J. IOW, KM TO AD PRCritlETOR. CLEARFIELD, TA.. OCT. 20, 1M".9. The I33nlt in Clearfield. By reference to the tal!e published else where, to day, it will be seen that the vote in this county stands: Packer 3,015, Geary 1,790, Packer's mnjnrity l,2lG. Itwillal so be observed that, when compared with the figures of loGS, the Democrat! polled within 27 as many votes as they did last year, while the Republican vnte falls short 96. Beside, the Republican poll should liave beoti incieasad, owing to an influx of voters. For instance; in Brady township, one hundred and fifrr-thrce Republicans were registered, while the vote polled was only 87 thus still leaving seventy-six in that district who did not attend the elec tion. And what i true of Brady, is to a greater or less extent, true of nearly eery other district in the eouniy. Hail anything near a lull Republican vote been pulled, Pucker's majority wculd not have beeu over one thousand. The result in the state Loin; a close one, this is much to be regretted. Tf tJ,e He publicans in Clem fit-id county had done their whole duty the majority of Governor Getry would be 200 greater,and lima have contrib uted a full share to his triumhant elec tion. No doubt, many will say : We done tid well as others. True ; hut if others ne xlect their duty, that is no excuse for us do ing so. Tjaggards are of no account. Their good wishes and good intentions avail noth ing, lleucc, we hope, in the future every Republican voter in Cleat field county will come boldly up to the polls, and cast his ballot independently and fearlessly, aud as though the success of our whole ticket de pended upon his individual vote. If tin be done, hereafter there will be no cause for censure on account of neglect of duty on our part. Let all remember this. "A Bi'CKsiioT War." The llarrisburg Patriot, of Saturday last, threatened the people of our good old Commonwealth with a "second buckshot war." A misunder standing having occured between some of the Philadelphia return judges, at their meeting on Friday, the Patriot, wii.li ludic rous haste, aud not warranted by the fact, declared that that body manipulated the vote for Governor so as to largely increase Geary's majority, and thus overcome, tin justly, the rural majority for Pucker, and then announces in a very bombastic manner that this alleged outrage will be prevented, even '"if a second UucJahot tear tmist tum " moil to IlarrisLurg on Inauguration Day " our sturdy yeomanry by the ten thousand." If this t uckshot force is to be commanded by the editors of the Patriot, who occupied the position of reini rebel Rear Admirals during the late war, we opine they wiii find few recruits for t heir new threatened rebel lion. Besides, we presume, it would be a very poor invctmcwt to buy buckshot on speculation in anticipation of a rise on ac count of this proposed ''buckshot war." Vive hi the buckshot Rear Admirals. Pooh Democracy ! The Democrats have niade a poor beginning in theirefiorts to win back the country to their standard- Penn sylvania, Ohio and Iowa have gone against them decisively, under circumstances which afforded them marked advantages. It would have been according to precedent for them to carry these States, but they have failed dig astrously. Then it is not at all probable that they will be able to do better, and what is there in the prospect for them to continue their effort? They went into the late elections confident of victory, and in one point of view not without some reason. It will probably occur to those in the party who do not live by politics that they had belter give up at any rate adopt new tactics. Ballot box Pitvfer Caught. The electiou officcrsof Meuallen township, Adams couuty, Pa., on Tuesday, adjourned for din ner, giving the ballot boxes into the custody of the Democratic Inspector, Franci W. Orner, who took theui with htm to a tavern and left them in a side room. While he was dining, a Philadelphian, named Full wood, was detected iu breaking open the boxes, abstracting Republican tickets and substituting Democratic tickets. lie was promptly arrested aid committed to jail to iiswer. It is thought he was the dupe of other partial. "Fbacds! Frauds !! " The Democracy having been fairly beaten in the late elec tion, notwithstanding the immense sums pent by their twenty million candidate, now raise the cry of "frauds." Thi3 is only a counterpart of the old "stop thief" dodge. Having been foiled in all their attempts to again defraud the people out of their legiti mately elected officers, they raise the cry of '"frauds," to hide their perfidious practices, and for the purpose of encouraging; their de luded and disappointed followers. But the trick is apparent to every one and will avail jhem nothing. A Little Trick. On the eve of the election, we are tol?, the Republican ticket, with the name of Mr. Little substituted for that of Dr. Earley, was extensively circula ted in this eounty. Bat this little trick didn't do Litt! any good, as Le didn't get one little vote in the county. 'Twouldn't take, Johnny. Speaker Blaise is of the opinion that the coming session of Congress will be har monioua.ani that business will be dispatch ed with unusual celerity. The chief sub ject of interest, bethinks, will be the finan cial question and the funding of the public The Eegistry Law. The trial that the new election law has had,corifirius the faith of the people reposed therein. It worked well, cau-ing but little serious inconvenience to any one, ana pre vented an immense deal of fraud. Had it not been for the Registry Law, th vital in terests of the Commonwealth would uow be in the clutches of the leaders of a carrupt and vindictive party. Last year, it was the 1 oist of the opposition that they polled twenty two thousand votes on new naturali zation", and but for the registration this im mense tide of parti-an rascality would have overwhelmed the pure and valid suffrages of the people this year. But, this wise safe guard around the ballot boxes pruned down the vote in Philadelphia to its legitimate standard, checkmated the cunning scheme to swamp a clear Republican majority in the State, with fraudulent ballots in the an thracite counties, stopped everywhere the old opposition trick cf -issuing fraudulent coffee-colored papers of naturalization, thor oughly purged the hustings from the tradi tional roguery of Democratic politicians,and thus insured, for the first time in many years, a fair and square coutest between the two great parties in Pennsylvania ; and had there been anything like a full vote polled on Tuesday of last week, the Republican majority would have exceeded that of any former year in its history. This wise leg islation will be continued with the good wishes of all the friends of rure and honest elect ions. But, says a cotemporary, there is one de fect in it which should be remedied as soon as the Legislature meets ; according to very high authority, if a registered name is voted on by a fraudulent voter, while the illegal voter can be severely punished, there is no apparent remedy for the man who has lost his vote. The same name cannot be voted on twice. This is so obvious and glaring a wrong, that it needs but to be indicated to strike every one as a thing to be altered at the earliest opportunity. With this point attended to, and a few other modifications, which experience may suggest, the law is a good one, and the people will hold on to it. Wrong -Sit Right. On Saturday last, October 16ih, in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia, all the judges ap peared in their places to give judgment in the election contests, which were instituted over a year ago. The court room was crowd ed with people of all classes, anxious to hear the final decision of the question, which has occupied public attention for so long a time. Two lengthy opinions were read, one by Judge Brewster, expressing the views of the majority of the court, and another by Judge Ludlow, dissenting from these views. The decision of the majority of the court re tains Mayor Fox in office, declaring him e lected by sixty eight votes, while Furman Sheppard, the District attorney, is thrown out and Charles Gibbons, the Republican candidate, declared elected by sixty-eight votes. All tha other Democratic officials who claimed to be elected last October are ousted.and their places given to the Repub lican contestants. The decision creates in tense excitement, and coming at this late day will create a revolution in city govern ment officers and attaches. Tue Democracy and the Negro. The action of the Tennessee Legislature, since it became hugely Democrat ic,contrasis strange ly with the ptolecsions of the Democratic leaders in their efforts to secure the negro vote. In all the South an attempt has been made to convince the former slaves to trust their old masters as their best friends. The negroes were told that no one knew so well what they required, and they were promised every right if they would only join the ranks of the Democracy. A good many have done so, in Tennessee as well as in other States, and they are beginning to find out what these Democratic promises are worth. All the laws conferring on negroes right) and privileges passed by a Republican Leg islature in Tennessee, are to be repealed, and the negroes, so far as the Tennessee Democracy can do it, remanded to the con dition of slavery. As bearing on the ques tion how far the Democracy can be trusted in the interest of Freedom and Progress, it is highly instructive. ANctfor Free Traders. The Eng lish cotton manufacturers. under Free Trade, have been brought to a condition so serious that it is proposed to remove the business to India, where labof is far cheaper and cot ton plenty. Meanwhile, American cotton manufacturers are fairly prosperous, thanks to a moderately protective system, and can bid defiance to foreign competition. This is a fair illustration of the two policies Pro tection and Free Trade. As long as all the world were buyers of England she prospered, and Free Trade was good. But when France, Germany and other European countries im itated the United States in stimulating home production, the case was changed ; and at this moment tens of thousands of pauper workmen, hundreds of millions of capital earning nothing, and an entire branch of manufactures languishing, stare Free Trade Eugland in the face. The Finances. The Treasury now con tains in rounJ numbers $l2,0O0,0OO gold and $9,000,000 currency. Of this amount, some $:M,O00,Ov0 is represented by gold certificates of deposit, which tuakes the gold belonging to the Government, $8S,000,(HK7. The prospect is, that the next debt state ment will show a-reduction of full $1 0,(00, 000 during the present month. The Treasury has not yet received from the Bank Note companies any of the new legal tender notes, and the latest advices from Washington do not encourage the expectation of any receipts before the 2otti insf. From Cuba. Private letters from Ha vana report that on the 9th inst. a battle was fought near Guatamaro, between the Spanish forces under Valiuaseda, and two divisions of insurgents under Jordan aud Quesada, which, after seven hours of severe fighting, resulted iu the defeat of the Span iard. The losses on both sides were very heavy. The Spanish papers are silent in re gard to this. f;c glaftma' gounrnf, gfcatfiefb, Alaska. General George II. Thomas, having made a thorough inspection of Alaska and studied j its condition and resources during the past j summer, has just forwarded his repoit to : the War Department. It takes a very dif- j ferent view of the purchase from the one presented by Mr. Seward. He thinks the principal if not only the present value of the new territory is the effect its transfer to us will have upon losing the hold Eng land has upon British Columbia. He thinks the sending of revenue and other civil of ficers there a useless expense, an the only benefit will be to those who draw salaries. He thinks the military posts should be re duced. The expanses of supplying them are enormous ; and the expenses of keepiug up the civil service will very far exceed the revenue collected. The territory was a con stant burden to Russia, and sh held it at great expense simply for the benefit of ths fur company. There is uo probability of any emigration in that direction, as there is not the slightest inducement for any. No mines or valuable minerals have been dis covered which would pay to work. There is plenty of timber and coal, but plenty of as good quality aud easier of access can be had a thousand miles south of the territory. There has been no change in trade on the part of our merchants. The few houses en gaged in it before the purchase still Jcontin ue. The fur trade of the interior must con tinue to be carried on by the natives. As an agricultural regiou it has no value what ever. Grain cannot be raised aud the few vegetables that can be produced rot if not used within a few weeks. Stock raising caunot be carried on. The superabundance of rain and the great lack of sun preclude the idea of any profitable cultivation of the soil. The report is lengthy and exhaustive, but the above are the main points. A3 to the reported irregularities of the troops there and the alleged neglect of Gen. Jeff. C. Davis,the Geueral finds that the accounts which have been c'u dilated are base exag gerations. There have been some troubles with the troops which seemed to call for a little more stringent discipliue from the hands of General Davis, and so while there was foundation for the stories set afloat, there was nothing to justily the coloriug they received. A New Secretary of War. Gen. Grant has nt last appointed a new Secretary of - War, and, in doing so, has ta ken the country a little by surprise. It was intimated, for some time past, that the ap pointment would be made from Pennsylva nia, but it seems that the honor was confer red upon Iowa, in the selecting of Maj. Gen. William M.Belknap. S( cretary Belknap is not unknown to the country, but has not stood out v;rv prominently heretofore. He sustains a high reputatb n as a lawyer and citizen was a voultecr soldier, and served with great galantry throughout the war, and came out of it as a division commander in Frank.Blairs army corps. He is thirty eight years af age, young and vigorous, of unblemished private character, possessing a large fund of practical business tact and ex perience, and, being just of the age of Gen. Rawjins, when the latter died, will bring with him to the position all the energy and earnestness of Ba litis, without his physi cal weakness; and, beside, being a repre sentative of the great West. The appoint ment cannot fail to give entire satisfaction, and reflects a large degree of credit to the discrimination and good judgment of Pres ident G.nf. Gen. Belknsp will at once euter upon his duties as Secretary of War, having accepted the appointment ; and, we hope, he will so dbcharge the responsibili ties entrusted to hiai, as to meet the appro bation of bis countrymen generally, aswel' as of his personal friends. No Wonder they Emigrate. In Switzerland the eommon laborer receives, with board, on an average, half a franc a day, or about fourteen cents of our money, ana a franc a day without board. And thousands are unable to obtain all the work they want even at that very small compensation The peasantry, men, women and children, work hard to obtain even a bare subsistence, and live for the most part, on coarse, black bread and cheap wine, and have meats, on an average, once a month. But taxes are low and Government cheap. For example, executive power is vested in a council of seven, elected by two houses of the Legisla ture every three years. The members occu py different bureas of the Government. The Legislature meets twice a year July and December. The Salaries paid are small; the highest is that of the President of the Council, $2,000 a year, and his work is con stant and arduous. The other members of Council receive $1,500. How it WAS done. The secret of some of President Johnson's pardons is coining out. Last year he released John II. Sims convicted in Western New York of counter feiting, and sentenced to pay a fine of $4, 0o0 and be imprisoned for a term of years. Sims procured a pardon through the efforts of a broker in that line, one M. F. Styles, and last week at Rochester, in the Circut Court, acae between these two worthies was tried, in which Styles produced a written contract with Sims that he (Style) was to be paid $10,000 if he got Sims a pardon The pardon was obtained, when Simsrepu uiateu me contract, ciuiming mat it was made while he was in duress and under compulsion. He gained the suit, aud the pardon broker is out in the cold. 1 Bravo. The returns from Luzerne coounty indicate that she has done far bet ter for Republican priuciples than the most sanguine could reasonably have expected. She has not only reduced her usual Demo cratic majority of 5,50'J to 1,007, but her treasury for two years to come will be guard ed by an honest Republican. It is further reported from a reliable source that she will be represented at the next session of the legislature by two Republicans and one Dem ocrat, instead of three Democrats, as here tofore. Luzerne certaiuly is the banner coun ty this year. Mr. Peter Herdict was elected Mayor of Williaasport, by a majority of S16. Pennsylvauia Election. Below we give the official majorities of all the counties except Butler. Potter, Juniata, Sullivan ami Wyoming, which are estima ted. According to these figures Geary's majority will be about 4,503. OEAKT'S UiJOXllTlES- packer's majorities. Adams. 387 Bedford, 347 Berks, 0,550 Bucks, 556 Cambria, 648 Carbon, 685 Centre, 362 Clarion, 1.040 Clearfield, 1,216 Clinton, 679 Columbia, 1,870 Cumberland, 894 Elk, 493 Fayette, 888 Franklin, 307 Fulton, 380 Greene, 1,450 Jefferson, 62 Juniata, 365 Lehigh, 1,578 Luzerne, 1 ,006 Lvcoming, 553 Mifflin, 62 Mouroe, 2,033 Montgomery, 1,084 Montour, 489 Northumberl'd, 503 Northampton, 3,456 Pike, 738 Schuylkill, 999 Sullivan, 343 Washington, 153 Wayne, 434 Westniorela'd, 1.342 Wyoming, 320 Allegheny, 4,557 360 705 707 2,967 200 50 2.084 1,242 1,332 1,237 2,160 65 457 1.923 5,488 1,725 1.3:i 184 744 31 4.400 625 1.201 Armstrong, lieaver, Blair, Bradford, Butler, Cameron, Chester, Crawford, Dauphin, J 'elaware, Erie, rorest, Huntingdon, Indiana, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, McKean, Mercer, Perry, Philadelphia, Potter, Somerset, fenyder. 398 Susquehanna, 1,086 Tioga, 2,710 Union, 581 Venango, 266 Warren, 751 Total, 41,567 37.067 Geary's niaj. 4,503 York, 2,780 Not official. Total, 27,004 Hon. John Covodk has official returns from all the counties in the State but But ler, Potter and Juniata, and taking them at the reported majorities, he estimates Gov ernor Geary's majority at 4,842. All Hail Ohio. The Republican tri umph iu Ohio is unexpectedly complete. They have not only elected their gubernato rial candidate by a large majority, but ob tained control of the Legislature, and thus secured the ratification of the new Constitu tional amendment. This result is due in a great measure to the manner in which the campaign was conducted aud the issues it involved. The nomination of Pendleton by the Democracy led to a square fight on the old party issues, which were earnestly and ably dicuised by the best orators of both parties, and the people have shown that they are as ready uow as ever to repudiate repudiation, to ratify reconstruction, and to renounce rebellion. Iowa. In Iowa Merre'.l, the Repnbli an candidate for Governor, is elected by 35,(NJ0 majority. The Legislature stands. Senate 42 Republicans to 5 Democrats the House 86 Republicans to 16 Democrats. Repub lican majority on joint ballot 107, which se cure the election of a U. S. Senator. Mormonism Hampaht. The Salt Lake Telegraph, Brighatu Young's org:m, says the Denver Xeics, has an article bullying the United States Judges, and in substance threatening that unless they administer the laws to suit the Mormons thy must quit the the territory. The point labored upon is that previous Judges have refused natural ization papers to those who would not say, when questioned, that they were not polyg amies, or not in favor of the system. If the candidate for naturalization refused to answer questioos on this subject, the Tele grnph complains it was immediately as sumed that he was guilty, and naturaliza tion papers were refused him. The assump tion that a Moiwon practices or encourages polygamy is not aveiy violent one, and the only question is as to the right of the Judges to refuse naturalization on this ground. The law requires, in addition to other con ditions, that the candidate shall show to the satisfaction of the Judges "that, he has behaved as a man of good moral character, attached to the principles of the United States, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same." The Mormon, who sets the law at defiance, and sustains others in doing it, cannot stand the test, aud cannot complain that he is wronged by ex clusion lYoni citizenship. Whether the Judges havfi the authority to apply this tost is another questiou, but it is a just arid proper test. Religious Liberty of Thought. Free thinking inside of the church seems to be the especial channel of the mental activity of the honr. Catholicism has her Hya ciothe. The Established Church of En gland has her Colenso yet on her hands, and now we hear that Rev. Charles Voysey, rec tor of Halaugh, Yorkshire, has been preach ing sermons so wildly heterodox in doctrine as to provoke the interference of the Arch bishop. Fit e-thioking has already made memorable inroads upon the church, but very few clergymen have taken so wide a range as Mr. Voysey. It appears that he repudiates the doctrine of salvation as held by tbo Christian Church, and speaks ot it as "the most revolting of all the popular beliefs." He also denies that there was any need of reconciliation, or for the mediation and intercession of the Savior. The Arch bishop has instituted proceedings against him, and the case will shortly be heard in the chancery court of York. If this kind of a thing keeps on, the decorous propriety of the Established Church and its colonial offshoots will have something more 6erious to grapple with than Ritualism Trouble Ahead. A liberal party a- mong the members of the Oecumenical Council is said to be forming, m advance of the august assemblage ; and it is to their credit, that the supposition is general in Europe that the Bishops from the United States will constitute the nucleus around which the liberals in the Council will con ccntrate. We do not suppose there is any authority for this belief, and apprehend that some of the Americans will go to an extreme point in maintaining the assump tions of the Church. The Geman and French Bishops will be fully as likely to head the liberal party as the Americans. At any rate, it is a satisfaction to know that the extreme advocates of the perogative aud in fallibility of the head of the church, will not have their own way without a contest 1j?q., dokx A Little of Everything. In deinsnd frejh batter Ditto potatoes and buckwheat. An euj death drowning in tears. Elected Hall over Earley, for AwemWy. Being roofed the new bridge, below town. Fell some snow, on Thursday last, in this re gion. Still an open question where shall ihe new jail be erected ? The right man in the right place a husband at home in the evening. Highly jjurrrnalised some of the Democracy, on Tuesday night of last week. Ex-Secretary Stanton has returned to Washing ton with his health much improved. Admired by all the independent man who boldly votes as his conscience dictates. For sale a farm at the moath of Clearfield creek See advertisement for particulars. Only despised the man who pretends to be long to one party and votes with the other. Needs painting the outside of the Court House. Why don't the Commissioners have it done T Father Iljacinthe. five years ago, was so poor that lie thought of emig-.aling to South America. New Tork has commenced the construction of a State capital at an estimated cost ot 94 000,000. At Mount Ararat, this year, 110.000 Mohamme dan pilgrims assembled for the annual journey to Mecca. Survives the lady who said more persons were afflicted with '-convalescence" than with any oth er diseaee. Judge Andrews, who lately died in Texas, was a member of the Texas Congress in the days of the repuhlis. Quite disconsolate Tom Thumb, became he has found, in California, a fellow four inches shorter than hitnaelf. Mr. Holliiler. ear Minister to Hsyti. is undor the impression that he isn't wanted at his post. and has returned home. The Pope receives on an average S3 000.000 per annum from Peter's pence, which ought to cover his little outside expenses. Oen. Benks is said to be the author of the Cu ban Constitution. published in My, having drawn it up fur the Cuban leaders. A fizsle the jumping match on the Fair grounds, on Saturd4y last. The jumper didn't Jump down the stamps, as per contract Deceived Earlsy, by the Democrats. Telling falsehoods may go unpunished here, but old srratck will have a word to lay hereafter. An old bachelor seeing the words "families upplied" over the door of a shop stepped in and said he would take a wife and two children. The interior of New Jeisey is overrun with game. 1 wo Jersey City sportsmen returned home on Friday, with two hundred and eighty birds. FUk's modesty kept him baok so mach during the late excitement in Wall street, that it is pro posed henceforth to call him the Rear Admiral. The Boston Po thinks that the lady in the Woman's Rights movement who wears No. It shoes should be selected to crush out all opposi tion Gov. Chamberlain, of Maine, will appoint the Hon. Lot M Morrill to fill temporarily the vacan cy in the United States Senate caused by the death of Mr. Fe-enden. The Eugene (Oregan) JturncU expresses its gratiBcatiwn that the ' keleton man" and tha 'bearded woman" have bought land and are to locate in that vicinity. Dr. Pagadi. of Paris, claims that he can '-tele-graph" a moral studions disposition into a child. This is an iinorovement upon the method of dri ving such things in with a stick. Mrs. Partington has been reading the health officers weekly reports, and thinks '-total' must he nn awful malignnnt disease since as many die of it as of all the rest pot together. Mri Abraham Lincoln is still in Frsnkfort. Ger many, liiing in great retirement and in very in pretendiag quarters. She see but few persons, and those generally American ladies. Among the presents given to the Duke of Edin burgh at Hawaii wet e 750 fowls of different kinds. lttO pigs, and a ton of sweet potatoes. The Duke will have Cne living for a short time A Waco, Texas minister went to the hnnse of an insane man to baptize him. as he believed the man "possessed of devils," and the lunatic chop ped the good man to pieces with an axe. A little girl aged eight years, in New II amp shire, recently tried to smoke a pipe. She set her dress on fire, and was so badly burned that she died in a few hours. A warning to others An Irishman, from Dublia, worked his way out to Jacksonville. Florida, a year or two ago, and borrowed money to stroll up the St. Johns II e now refuses S20.000 for the place he settled upen After all that has been said through the Revo lution, and all that has been done by Dickinson Anthony. Stanton. Tilton. and other women, the price of werking in New Tork is still seven cents a shirt A lady in Rhode Taland subscribed for a New pert paper the other day, to be sent to a neigh -bor who worried her ty borrowing her own. That's right Some of our subscribers ought to follow the example. A young gytnnsit who wss killed at Cherry Valley, Illinois, a few days since, by falling from a double trapeze, had promised his father to quit the business as soon as his engagement was fin ished, of which that at Cherry was the last night Some idea of the immense quantity of peaches consumed by our people may be derived front the feet, that 2,115. 5C0 baskets were shipped this year by the Philadelphia. Wilmington and Baltimore railroad, from the Delaware railroad line and from Baltimore. Dexter has been doing something wonderful again. On Saturday, at Prospect course. Brook lyn. he trotted half a mile in one minute and four seconds. Experienced horse jockeys declare that he would have made a mile in two minntes and eight seconds, if Bonnet had not checked him. Coal beds have been discovered beneath Provi dence City. R. I., one 14 feet thick nt a depth of 119 feet, and another 8 feet thick at a depth of I'M feet. Thomas S. Ridgeway, a mining engi neer, reports that the coal can be mined and brought to the surface at a eejt of a less than $2 per ton- Father Iljacinthe is now on his way to the United States, where he purposes remaining for several months. His coming here under the pe culiar circumstances of the issue which he has made as a Catholic priest in regard to the Ecumenical Council, wil of course attract atten tion to his movements and action. A correspondent of the Portland Prett says there is man in Portland, Me, who during the war was so much opposed to girin? aid and com fort to the country while Strug-ling to perpetu ate its existence, that be left off drinking liquor (a habit be bad indulged in to an alarming ex tent) because the government was deriving reve roe from it. and has since maintained a sober lite. A farmer who wished to invest the accumula tion of his industry in I'nited States securities, went to Jay Cooke's office to obtain Treasury notes. The clerk inquired. "What denomination will you have them in V Having never beard that word used excepting to distinguish religious sects, the farmer, after a little deliberation, replied, "Well you may give me part in Old School Presbyterian to please the old woman, but give ma the heft on't In Free-Will Baptist." 20, i860. The President a Manly Defense. The New York Timu has the following article upon the subject of the Democratic assaults upon the president : The policy of the Administration has been such as to pre sent no scope for the assaults which the Democratic party feel bound to make it their present difficulties- It is hence ueem- ed necessary to malign the character of the President. That he received the tribute which the gratitude of a people forced upon him is now imputed to him as an offense. But as the folly and spiteful- ness of this accusation served to take all the sting out of it. the device wai alopt ed of setting spies on the houses of private persons, and of ransacking family history, in the hope of finding some pretext for slandering one of she most distinguished men who have ever conferred great services on his country. We shall 6ay nothing of the journalism which respects neither the dignity of the public life nor the sanctity of private households, and which dogs sick men in the hope of getting them to incrimi nate their relatives. There are several ways of treating our calling, and we must not be surprised that it is sometimes made to play a part which does it little honor. But we have now wait ed until "the indictmer.t against the Presi dent is exhausted, and what is the result of a close scrutiny into it? That the president has a brother in law who sometimes specn lated in Wall street; that James Fisk, Jr., tried to make a tool of the brothur-in law, and that the Government took a course which inevitably frustrated the schemes of both, and consequently is above all suspicion of being prompted bycoirupt motives. Up on the original accusation, pitiful as it was". the people are still invit.d to relinquish their confidence in the President. Prol ably there are few men who would like to be made responsible for all the acts of all their relatives. I: is a moral accountability which most of us would be sincerely sorry to un dertake, and in private life it is happily not usual to hound a man down for the faults of his connections by marriage. The present conspiracy against the 1 resident is calcula ted to inspire feelings of impatience and dis gust wherever it is heard. General Grant deserves better even of the Democrats than the treatment he is now re ceiving. tie was tne means 01 saving tnem from the rule of candidates of whom they have themselves become heartily ashamed. They admit that his election supplied the opportunity for that full and fair trial of Re publican principles which they professed to be anxious to see The obligations ot the couutry at large to the present Chief Mag istrate are of a nature to make every jast niinded man willing to concede to him every reasonable indulgence in an arduous position. It is not, however, indulgence which he needs but simply fair play, and it would be a re proach to us as a people if wo refuse to ac cord it to him. His Administration has sustained our honor abroad and increased our prosperity at home. If the Alabama claims have been allowed to lie by for a time, it is because they could not be pressed with any immediate hooe of an amicable and sat isfactory rcttlcment. We long ago put the plain question to our people whether ibey were anxious to go to war. fhoy were not. aud an angry dispute was laid aside until time had somewhat coo'ed down the passions it excited. Again we have not rushed wild ly into p war with Spain abiut Cuba, but we have increased the animation in which we are held by other nations by our policy on the question. There never was a tivue in our history when we stood stronger or more respected before the world at large. At home the burden of taxes has been light ened, order restored, ill feeling soothed down and the national debt reduced. These are appreciable results of only a few months good government. We maintain that it is a shameful act to seek to weakeu aud dis courage the head of such a government for the acts, real or supposed, of persons re tnotely related to him. We have only to state the ground of accusatiou plainly to make all decent men ashamed to listen to it. There is seldom too much charity shown in political life, but for his own credit's sake, for the sake of the nation at large, we pro test against the outrageous calumnies which have lately been launched against the Presi dent. That he is sincerely anxious to serve the nation well and truly no one can doubt. Even his enemies concede so much. They will also admit some day that their menda cious charges were utterly indefensible, and the nation will not wait for their late re pen tance to reject the whole series with indig nation and contempt. Advrrlixrments trtvm intstrgnyft.tr tuft ptimn "DEPORT of the condition of the First Lt National Bank of Clearfield, Pt nn'a. at tbe close ot business on the 9th day of October, 18(19 : RESOURCES. Loans and discounts - - ... Slos.531 94 Over Drafts ------- 5,019 03 L. a. lion lis deposited with Treasurer of U. 6. to secure circulation - - 100.000 00 U. o- Honda and seeureties on band 1.50D 00 lue from redeeming and reserve agents 8.932 57 Due from other Nat Banks. .... 3.859 8J Due from other banks and Bankers - O.SSS 61 furniture and Fixtures ..... 1,159 BO current expenses ........ 79 21 taxes rr-ai.t 757 45 Isasn Items including stamps .... 450 OS Bills ot other Nat banks ..... 2.000 00 Fractional Currency (including nickels) 459 60 Legal Tender Notes ...... 10,011 00 Total ii49MT99 t-t ABILITIES Capital Stock paid in, ... . Surplus Fund ....... Disouunt ...... .. Exchanges ..... ... Interest . ...... Profit and loss Nat. Bk circulation outstanding Individual Deposits, .... Due to Nat. Banks ..... Due other banks and Bankers, -Total Liabilities ..... 1100.000 - 9.000 - - 1,995 - - 107 - - 2.241 - - 334 - S6.773 - 46.028 1,141 - - 1 826 S 249 447 99 1, A. J. rinnev. Cashier of the Fir.t V. 1 Bank of Clearfield, do solemnly swear that the " imicmeni is true to tne best of mr knowl edge and belief. A. C. FIX NEY, Cash r. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18th day of October, A. D. 1S69. Wm.Radeas.cgh, N. P. Attest: D. O. Nivliso, ) A. F.Botstok, .Directors. Josa. BoTitTOK. ) Oct 20,'60-3t ONLT tf 5 00 You can get a pair ef French Kip Boots for five dollars, at Ootober 13, 1869. J P KRATZER'S SEW ADVSRTISEasicTs V Lrb Jv 1 here wiii !,;. sold at i i sale, on the premises Ir r-' ; . "V ler In Clearfield Borough, on & .ITUK O VEMBER 6,-A. 169 the fo'wY- .' property, to wit: Five yoong fer-i..' J 2 busies (nearly new',, set doolie set single barneas, 1 pair iisbt fled i, ' -patent cutting box. 1 grladu-r.e ani a tiff1"1 ! other articles. Terms, inelndinja ! made known on dav of sale. ela u c -' ' '' at 1 o'clock, p. m. ' October 20. IS69. JOES Br 'V P T? EPORT OF TIU: Fhbt Kat jT "7 " of CurwensvUIe, Pa., as sfcoi ) books at the close cf Lupines on the S '"' October, 1369. 'L RKS9CRCES Loans and Discounts, : : : : : : Overdrafts. : : V. is. Bonds deposited with T S Tr. to secure circulation. : : : : : Due from Kedeeining and Re serve Agents ::::::::; Due from National Backs : : : : Due from other PnLks and Parikcis, Banking Uoose. : : : : : : : Furciture and Fixtures : : : :. Current Expenses : : : : : : Taxes Paid Ca."h Items (including stamps) : : Bil.'s of otLer National Backs : : : Fr.ii ional i-nrreuoy 'ireluuiag reklss Specie (coin) ::::::: ; ; l (gi Tender Notes ::::::, Total, ::::::::;; 3'. IK kt 1 s ... LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in. : : : : : :Siw9jr;; Surplus fttd. ::::::;;;;, i- Discount : : : : : : : : 4 , j. ,. Kxcbange : : r : : : : : : : "4 . Interest. ::::::: ; ' Profit A L0.1. : :::::: : : 3t,- : : ' : ': " 1 . Nat. I'k Lircala'.ion outstanding. Individual Deposits, : : : : Due National llinki, : : : . Due to other Banks a:.J Bankets Total Liabilities : : : : : I. 5mnel Arnold. Ca.h ier t f the F al Bank of CnrwensvKle. Pa , do ula ti, that the above statement is trae, to tt tut my knowledge and belf. SAil'L. AKM'Ll. Cui:.r Subscribed and sworn to before rr. 1 ta: '.- day of October. 119. Ju:a kvira..' If Correct. Attest : Jon Irvi. T. 4.Irvi.. J Directors. Vn. Isvi.t. ) CVt M.'Sd-'t. D R . B . CLARK'S cLtBiir. FEMALE PILL S rOR 9ALI (T Buyer 1 ?ltt aud Enrl!.k 1 Irw'j CIcarlieM, Pa. Aug 4.'6S-11 r.eiail Piice, 1 aO r--T jr. j, CLEARFIELD ACADEViV. The First Session of tbe next jL.'. yfs; of this Institution, will comuieucs oa Mj.ji. the 6th day of Sepimber: 1S39. Pupils can enter at acy time. Tie. -. :; charged with tuition frets the lime '.iv .i.t: ; the close of the session The course of instruction embrurs eie-.ivi,:-inctuded in a thorough, pr3t;tai pliahed education of both sexes. The Principal having had iht s.1t.-.j- .;' much experience in his prffewios. ai.'.-js , rents acd guardians that his entire ati . energies will be devoted to tho uaciti.'. .tii i: training of the youth placsJ uade; fcii j..' Tibms or TriTnii : Orthography. Beading. Writing acii.--i.i Arithmvtio, per sossien. ll eki. i: t J ram war. Geography , Ariibuietio. 't'f ry. . i't Algebr-,Cooetry. Trijoni.n.etry. Tfcle- r-".:- Surveying. Philosophy. Phjjio!' .. .".':'.' Book-keeping, Botsnj. and Puvsics' phy. :' Latin. Greek anJ French, with awy ef :". . bove branch es. V.'.. Musis. Piano, (39 !e.-i.s ) il- 1 lST So dedoctien wiii be cs-le ar tj.: -e. For further particulars inquire of Rav P. L . HAHM.'' i v July 31.1867. PrU- MISS U.S. SWAN'S, Sch..Jf y, Cleat field. Fa. " The Fail Terra of twent-'w: sreai; . me nee on Monday, eptetxbvt i, T1S of TflTIOV. Reading Orfhofrspby.Wri::ig.JlU'0t T.;? sons. Primary Ariiksiut o a'.j r:n.ri Geography, pr baif terui ir' II tut-M. History. i.nctl and Deirvrip.'ive 'Jeti:;afcv with Map Drawing. OrarniAt, .VJci.iii aod Written ritlic.atio, t - Algebra and the .sceoe. ' Instruction iu Instrumental Oil P.intitjg, i: w Wax Vo-k, For full particulars send fur Cireslsr Clearfield. Agost 2i. l3-?m NEW FIRM NEW GOODS, AT LOW PRICKS! NEW SPRING STOCK AT THE KEYSTONE STOKE! DRESS GOODS, Trimmings aud notions in grsstrarmf. WHITE GOODS, Stamped tieeds, Hesiery aad ftleves- Corsets and c'kitts, Ladies Bhawls and Coats, new styles, STRAW GOOD a, Flowers, Ribbons, it UMBRELLAS A.D PARASOL!. jW'indow Shades and fixtures. Ladies' and Childrens' Shoes, WALLPAPER. WALL FAPT Carpets, and Oil Cleths, HATS ASD CAPS. PriBts.MuiIinB.Gingbami.TickinfJ. Cct' tooades.Cafsimeres, Tweeds, Is.. As Cheaper than the shcapest. June 1. '69. D.flJCIVONl PLASTER the cheapest in the eoucty, Jlay 29 '67. -MO"