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WM. II. JACODY, Editor. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2, 1808. Democratic National Ticket. FOR PRESIDENT, nORATIO SEYMOUR, OV NEW YORK. TOR VICE PRESIDENT, FRANCIS P. BLAIR, JR., OF MISSOURI. Democratic State Ticket. FCR AUDITOR GENERAL, HON. CHARLES E. BOYLE, OF FAYETTE COUNT IT. VOR SCRVKTOR GENERAL, GEN. WELLINGTON H. ENT, OF COLUMBIA COUNT. Democratic County Ticket. ASSEMBLY, GEORGE SCOTT, COMMISSIONER, WM. G. QUICK. HI STRICT ATTORNEY, E. R. IKELER. AUDITOR, A. J. ALBERTSON. SURVEYOR, ISAAC A. DEWITT. t&" Next Monday will be Court, and a large turn-out id expected. Several nodes ago wo gave notice that we would erase from our books all those who did not within a cer tain time pay their subscriptions to the Dem ocrat. We have been an good as our word, so far as wa have been uble, to run carefully over our books. If thcro are any persons receiving the paper who have not paid last year's subscription, or even this, they should attend to the matter immediate!, as we are bound to reach their names. Every man who reads this notice will know at once whether he owes us or not, and if his account is not square we desire that it bo looked after at his earliest opportunity. Scud the money to us by mail, or by hand, with some one who will attend Court, if you should not come to town next week. The publishing of a newspaper is a cash business, and in order that we succeed in the business, pa trons must pay us promptly. This thing of sending out papers for the love of it, be sides the name of having the largest sub scription list, is "played out" with us. We want our pay now, and if there is any money in the publishing business we want to make it. Remember Times Gone Br.-Someof the Republicans really have the impudence to approach Democrats for their support for Grant and Colfax. Just look at the un bounded impudence of these men I No less than four short years ago, these tame Re publicans, when speaking of a Democrat who had independence sufficient to defend his principles openly, would fay, "never mind, he will soon bo put where the dogt won't bark at him it will only cost three cents to send him there a letter to Mr. Seward, will be all sufficient Seward will ring his littlo bell, and off tho secessionist goes." Democrats, you all remember this pad timo yet ; and take our word for it, the same times will bo reinstated should Grant bo elected. Now is the time to act. Col. L. A. Macket received tho nomi nation for Congress in tho 18th District, on tho 26th ult. Col. MackeY lives in Lock Haven, Clinton county, and was nominated without opposition. John W. Maynard, Esq., carried tho Conferees of Lycoming county, but with an understanding that they go for Mackey. This nomination is said to be a strong one, and tho Democrats talk confidently of electing their congressional standard bearer. We hope they may. That District has been ruled in Congress about long enough by a man no butter than a "carpet-bagger." Charles E. Boyle, Democratic candi date for Auditor General when a member of tho Legislature in 1SG7, obtained the passage of a section in the appropriation bill, to protect tho State Treasury against tho incessant assaults made by the thieves, by means of special committees. Auditor General flartranft deliberately violated that law, and left the plunderers gorge themselves on the pnblio treasury. Hartranft is tho candidate of the ring for Auditor General ; Boylo is the candidate of all who sincerely desire reform in tho affairs of the State. Gen. McClellan Coming. -Tho an nouncemcnt that General McClcllan is com ing home, will bo hailed with pleasure by thousands of his admiring fellow citizens. It is announced that tho hero of Antictam will return on the 20th of September next, and will take an actite part in the campaign for Seymour and Blair. Tho soldiers will turn out en mass to greet their favorite gen eral, when his feet shall again press our thores. Everywhere the Democratic camp (ires are brightly burning. They glow from the mountain tops of Pennsylvania, the high lands of New York, the hills of the East, and flame from the Western prairies. The mighty reactionary tide cannot bo checked, and everything moves with the current Tire saw mill of Wm. Reagan, in Sun bury, was destroyed by fire on Thursday evening last. ; The loss is estimatod at $25, 000, partly covered by an insurance of $6, 000. c Tiffi Agricultural Fair of Northumberland county, will be bold near Turbutville, in that county, on tho 23J, Slth and 25th days nf September. Democratic Proupcctn North and South. The No York ILrrnU which has'ttntil reoently been a poworful advooate of the eleotion of Gen. Grant to tho l'rosideneyt publishes the following despatch from Wash ington, showing tho utter hopelessness of the Radical party. "All the advices received here recently from the South represent carpct-bagism as on its death bod. With tho excoption of Florida and South Carolina all tho Southern States are conceded as certain to go for Sey mour and Blair. Tho radical organizations iu the reconstructed region are dwindling away rapidly, and defection has reached thoir very stronghold with such alarming results that tho carpet bag heroes see noth ing but ruin ahead. They have discovered their great weakness in tho very spot whero they looked for an impregnable tower of strength. Tbo negroes whom they relied upon as their right arm of power have be cotno disgusted and proclaim that tho white radical is a greater enemy to them than the white rebels who were lately their masters. The most intelligent blacks, therefore, have determined to join hands with their old masters and thus drive away the carpct-bng adventurers from tho South to their native element. This repudiation of radicalism by tho colored citizens is overwhelming the re publican leaders of the South, and conse quently they are beginning to realize that they havo been caught in their own trap. Several shrewd republicans who have just returned from different parts of the South admit that Sambo has turned the tables upon them completely and that now their only hope of success is in tho North. This last, hopo seems not to have a very firm hold of them either, judging by tho manner in which they write to their friends in this city. The correspondence sent here f rom different States in tho East and West by radical stumpers and managers is of the most desponding character. They admit that Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio are In ;t to Grant and Colfax beyond redemption and one of them dcclairs that Illinois will go the same way unless strong efforts are made to save it. Logan's defeat as Con gressman at lnrge from the State is spoken of as certain, but tho electoral ticket it is urged, may be carried by clever engineering. The most sanguine republican I have seen hero from Colfax's State only figures up a republican majority of three thousand in Indiana. This republican is one of the most shrewd and influential politicians in the State of Indiana. In fact the impres sion is very general here now that Seymour and Blair will be elected by a very decisive majority, because tho people of tho country are determined to have a change anyhow. Give ua Old Tlmei Give us back the days when the husband man sat by hischeerful evening Cre.or rested on the ground beneath the tree planted by those long since dead, and read not of the bickerings, dissensions, strifes and plunder ings, but of a great and glorious Union of States, each one peaceful, industrious and happy. Give ns back the days when the dignified anil contented matron sang olden and light- hearted ballads as she made the spinning wheel hum so lively, and had no caro and anxiety as to how her husband could pay tho taxes, or the children be educated. Give us back the days when the crafts man merrily whistled at his labor, knowing that whatever he earned would come to him in clinging, yellow gold when the week closed- Give us again the days when our rulers drew nn honest balance sheet with tho peo ple who placed them in power, and spent not their time in studying how to plunder and cheat the hard-working tax-payers when great and good statesmen raised their voices in the halls of tho nation and spoke gratefully and truthfully of the bone and sinew of the country. Give us the days when the rich were taxed as well as tho poor when wealth was made to contribute to the fullness of the people's treasury, and tho few could not overreach themany. Give us back tho long, long years that glided by so smoothly and evenly under tho rule of Democratic statesmen when no in ternal struggles brought brother in contact with brother when father was not pitted against son when America was rcspcoted for free government, and feared from the bravery of her sons. They will soon como back I The people arc tired of blood, and turmoil, and high taxes have tired of tho robberies and mur ders engendered by a fratricidal war and they again wish peace and contentment- They are rising in every town nnd hamlet, shaking off the public leeches that have drainod their blood and money, and are wondering why they slept so long. Tho present party has reached the length of its rope it can go no further, For eight long and weary years it has never raised a voice for the pcoplo never cared aught but to fill the pocketsof its leaders never sought to lessen in the least the enormous burdens of tho struggling tax-payers. A new Sun will dawn in November, and the old-time party will again be trusted and honored by the pcoplo whom it evor protoctcd and cherished, Hon. John Morrissby publishes a card in the New York papers, in which he says: "I have not a cent of money, property, or stake of any kind bet against Seymour aifd Blair. Those stories are put in circulation to injure me with my constituents by inter ested and mischievous parties. It is nocd less for me to say that I am a Democrat, and believe in tegular nominations, and in tend to support Seymour and Blair and the Dcmocratio ticket, as I have done through life." Murder in Milton. On Thursday af tornoon of laBt week, a colored man, named Joshua Jones, ' shot and killed his wife, whilo walking with her in one of tho stroets of Milton. .The murderer immediately nudo his escape and has not yot been arrcstod. Tho murdered woman formerly resided m Sunbury where shewas employed as servant. Addrein ot'tbe Democratic State Committee, DmnciiATio iTT Onmurrti (nnm, 001 Arcb Birol, PliU'llihi, Au. SI, ItlOS 1 To the People- of .Pennsylvania : ; ; The Radicals re-pro J uoe tho stale slanders of the past, and try; to ignoro tho grave questions of the present. ' They prate of thoir loyalty and make it tho excuse of their corruption, their extrav oganco and their misrulo. They imagine that you have slept during throe years of their iniquitous mis-government, and that you will forgot that taxation oppresses you, that your commerco lan guishes, and that your business is broken up. Thoy have proven themselves poworful to destroy and powerless to restore. Their only policy is hate, and upon this they ssk a now lease of power, forgetful that a thinking and a practical people require them to answer : Why is the national debt greater now than when Lee surrendered, and why docs it still increase? What has become of tho fifteen hundred millions of dollars they havo wrung from the comforts and necessities of the people since Juno, 1865? Why are more than one hundred millions of dollars annually wasted on the unrecon structed South, and why is it not made to yield us as much, to relievo us from taxa tion, and aid in paying our debt ? Why is tho whito man nnde the inferior of the negro in every Southern State? . Why is one class of men totally exempt from taxation whilst all others groan beneath the load they should aid in bearing? Why shall the 5-20 bonds be paid in gold, when by the express terms of the contract, they were made payable in legal-tender notes? Why is tho Constitution violated and the Union not restored, and why are our re sources wasted, the people oppressed, the cost of living trebled, and our trado de stroyed ? Democrats of Pennsylvania, arouse the people. Organize a speaking canvass in every locality. Go into tho strongholds of Radicalism, and teach the people. Direct your arguments to reason and not to the passions. Confine them to tho living issues of the present and of the immediate future Pursue t7te enema. Our grand old State moves steadily but surely into her true place in tire Democratic line. From every section comes tho glad news of a defiant and united Democracy, and of a torpid and dispirited foe. Organization, energy and united effort will bring you a glorious victory. Arouse the people. Teach tho people. Pirr.uc the enemy. By order of the Dcmocratio State Com mittee. William a. Wallace, Chairman. Democratic Charges and Radi cal Answers. Charge : The War ended three years ago, and the Union is not yet restored . Answer: Rebel. Charge: Military Despotism has been established and maintained at the South, and still exists there. Answer: Traitor. Charge: Civil liberty has been over thrown in ten States of the American Union. Answer: Copperhead. Charge : Southern negroes are converted into political instruments to control the whi'e Freemen of the North. Answer: Loyalty. Charge : The Executive Department of the Government is degraded into subser viency to the Senate. Answer: Ku-Klux. Charge: The judicial process of Im peachment has been prostituted to partisan purposes. Answer: Secession. Charge: Tho Supremo Court of the United States has been muzzled, threaten ed and cowed. Answer: Slavery. Charge: One Thousand Millions have been squandered since the close of war. Answer : Rovolutinn. Charge : The ordinary expenses of Gov eminent, exclusive of interest, now exceed Three Hundred millions per annum. Answer : The Poor Negro. Charge : In threo years of peace Gold has advanced from 125 to 146. Answer: the Declaration of Indepen dence. Charge : Radical Internal Revenue Offi cers plundor the Treasury. Answer: The Fourteenth Amendment. Charge : Tho Publio Debt is increasing. Answer : Wade Hampton. Charge : The credit of the United States in the markets of tho world is lower than that of Austria,' Brazil and Turkey. Answer: "I have no policy." Charge : The distribution of taxes is un equal, and the burthens of the peoplo are intolerable. Answor : "Let us have pcaco." Another Journalist Gone. John D. Mcndenhall, Assistant Editor of the Doylos town Democrat, died at Doylcstown Pa., on Monday, 17th ult., nged 64 years. Mr. Mendenhall aeted as editor of the Democrat during the throe years that Gen. W. W. II. Davis, the proprietor and prosent editor, was in tho army. Mr. Mendenhall was an able and onergetio journalist, and conducted the paper, which is one of the best weeklies in the country, with much ability. His health has been delicate for a' long timo past. He was originully from Chester coun ty. Tho West Chester Jeffertonian says of him: "Mr. Mendenhall was naturally of a kind and ntniablo disposition, and a man of sterling integrity. No one could know him without respecting him. He had for years been a faithful and cinoere member of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and ho died as he had lived a truly christian man. We are informed that Dr. Waldron, of Milton, will have this season about 1,000 bushels of tomatoes, and melons from 1,800 vines. The Principles' of Jefferson. Nothing can be more plain than that tho editors of Republican papors beliuvo the rank and file of their party to bo so stupid that they will believe everything which thoy toll them. Who would bolievo, when tho Declaration of Indopcndonoe is in evory house, and every voter may read it, that tho conductor of a newspaper ' would have tho audacity to assert that Thomas Jeffer son would favor the establish mont of negro suffrage at the point of tho bayonet in States where the peoplo are almost unani mously opposed Id it, and that to establish negro equality, ho would havu sacrificed every important principle of our national constitution ? The Pittsburg Gazette, dues this; but it does not tell its simple readers that Jefferson, as well as most of the lead ing men who adopted tho Declaration, were slaveholders. How tho wretched dema gogue who makes opinions for the Repub licans of Allegheny county presents Jeffer son's views may be seen from the following extraot: Among the truths which our country de clared to bo self-evident on tbo day in which it took its place among tho nations of the earth this stands first and chief: "all men are created equal," This was no rhetorical flourish, as slave holders subsequently contended, bnt the deep and settled conviction of the great and generous men who signed the Declaration nf Independence, as it certainly was thntof Thomas Jefferson, who originally drafted tlmt eloquent and solemn state paper. It is true that some men were at that day in the condition of slavery ; and no man then living more sincerely lamented that fact than Thomas Jefferson, ns his writings abundantly attest, and with almost pro phetic ken he fore saw and spoke of the im pending wrath of hoaven on account of the grcat wrong. "I tremble for my country," he said, "when I remember that God is just." We have seen and felt what he learcd. How the innocent readers of tho Gazette would stare if the editor of that paper should have the candor, to tell them that Jeffer son's views of government were tho samo as those of Calhoun and Jefferson Davis, and that the Declaration of Independence justifies the resistance of the southern rebels to the Federal authorities in tho recent war ; and yet it would be bnt simple truth it would tell. It is careful not to say that Jefferson enunciated, in the Declaration of Independ ence, tho principle that governments thrive their just power only from tlte consent of the governed ; and that when any people believe themselves to be oppressed by any form of government, they have the right to change it, and substitute for it another one in accord ance with their own views. It is not possible to find in the English language a document which more plainly and palpably condemn the whole cutfe of the ReDubliran Party toward the iit:,'jr:i rebels than the Declaration of Ltd cpen .l.mco ' doe3 ; and yet the Republican cdiiors, pro-1 suniing upon the grow irnnrnnce and in durated stupidity of the voters nf thoir party, have the impudence to tell them that the very document made use of by the rebels to justify their rebellion sanctions Radical tyr anny. Such demagogues are constantly boasting of tho intelligence of tho Republi can party. Daily JVctcs. . . Letter from the West. Tcscola Co., Micu., Aug. 14, 1868. Editor Democrat, Dear Sir: Think ing it might be interesting to some of your readers to read a few lines written in, and sent from this part of Michigan ; 1 send you these, hoping they may meet with their approval. Ihe weather was exceedingly warm hero during the month of July, ana the first week of August. The themome ter has stood as high as 104 and 106 degrees, and has been above 100 degrees several times. It has also been very dry here, but the drouth has not, seemingly, injured any thing except the potatoes mostly in these parts "the are tmall potatotJi" otherwise they are good. Corn looks well, and there is every prospect of a good crop if tho frost stays away a littlo lunger. This part of Michigan seems pretty well adapted t" Corn if the frost docs not cut it down. There wis a light frost on Tuesday night, but it did not injure anything. Wheat crop was fair- Tho insect injured it some, hut not so much as to materially effect the yield. There has been considerable excitement in this part of the State concerning the pro priety of having two ncw railrouds built, one trom Bay Citv to Detroit, and the other from Suginaw to Port Huron. The surveys for both have been taken, and most of the money for their construction has been raised and in timo most likely both of them will be built ; but it is thought that the one from Saginaw to Port Huron frill bo built first, and that it will he commenced soon. I have understood lately there is mm building from Port Huror to connect with tho Detroit and Mackinaw road at Lapeer, or near thcro ; so you may see the people are all alive to pub lic works in this part of Michigan. There don't seem to lc mueh snid or done in these parts about politics, and tho pres ent or coming campaign. Tho Radicals are generally hanging down their heads, and if I mistake not most of them have their tongues hanging out. I heard a gentleman say that "be wanted to see the power in tho other party's hands now for a while ; the Radicals have been running the thing until they have nearly run the Government into anarchy and despotism, nnd if they are permitted to hold the reins of power much longer, there is whero they will land us." "Now," says he, "I bave always been a Republican, and supported that ticket, but I am tired of the would be tyranny of that party, tf they only bad the power, or if they thought they could compel the peoplo to submit ; nnd I am bound to VOTE tho whole DEMO CRATIC TICKET this Fall." no, like a great many others, is lust getting sensible of the corruption of the Radical party. Strange they could not see it heretofore. I heard another gentleman say that about a year ago, ho went some sixteen miles to hear Speaker Colfax, and as all tho Radicals had told him, he supposed was tho smartest man in the United States, says he, "great was my surprise when 1 heard him, because his speech abounded with nothing but abuso against the opposite party, and I would no more vote for such a man than a downright fool. What wit ha had all run to abuse, because there was no argument in his speech. I wonder if they won't send him into Mich igan again before the election oones off. A IJemotrat Is THE Republican party elm rouble with this huge debt upon tho country? Cor- tainly it is. Is tho same party the causo of all the orphans and widows now in the country? Of course tt k Where is" the man who dares deny it; we'd give one of Chase s quarters to see htm. Don't fail to romcmbcr that this is the day for the Circus in Bloom. THE STATE DEBT! Radical Hypocrisy and Decep i, , ? ' ; tlon. ; j. ; Hartranft' i 'Answers to Gatusha't Gate ! chism Not in Accord with the : $ 11 ' y Auditor Genera! '$ Reports. Tho Radical State Committee have print ed a "shorter catechism" upon the subject of tho Stato debt, to which Gen. Hartranft makos responses., We give tho Committee tho benefit of an insertion of the whole ma'tcr in our columns, as follows : Union Republican State Central Committee Rooms, No. 1 105 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, August 4. 1808 Gen. John F. Ilartraujt, Auditor General: Dear Sir Please furnish me, at your earliest conveni ence, with such official information as may bo in your possession relativo to the follow ing questions: First. How much wss the total debt-of the State. January 1, I860? Second. How much was the total debt January 1. 1868? Third. To what extent during this period has taxation been abated or repealed ? Fourth. What amount of extraordinary expenses have been paid by the State during the period? Very respectfully, yours, Galusha A. Grow. Auditor General's Office, Harrisburg, Aug. 6. 1868. lion. G. A. Grow, Chair man, d-c. : Doar Sir In answer to yours of the 4th instant, I annex statement of public debt at tho close of the fiscal year 1860, and at this date: Total Stato debt, Nov. 80, 1860 836,969,847.50 Total Stato debt, Aug. 6, 1868 33,651,637.47 Of this latter amount the interest is stopped on 1851,641.13, and the amount redeemable on presentation, the funds being on hand for its payment. The tax on real and personal estate has been reduced as follows : The net amount charged to the counties annually from 1862 to 18G5, was $1,657,314.33 Tho net amount chargeable to tho counties annually for 1 SCO, 1 867 and 1 868, 31 3,222. 1 9 Annual reduction $1,344,092.14 Extraordinary expenses to a large amount have been paid during those years tor mili tary services, &c, tho items of which jou will find in the annual reports from this office from 1861 to 1867 inclusive Respectfully yours, J. P. Haktranft, Auditor General. This "looks very well on paper," but un fortunately for General Hartranft and Mr. (irow, the publio records show that the Radical party, instead of applying the peo ple's money to the payment of the State debt, have squandered it for other purposes. Gov. Geary, iu his last annual message, states that the total State debt in 1866 was 8:35,622.062.18. Auditor General Hart ranft, in his annual report for 1867, says that the amount in the Treasury, on the 301 h of November, 1867, "applicable to the luiuiicnt ot balun -e of overdue loans," was --V.i37. 978-55. Now, it during the inter veniiig .war, from 30th nf November. 1866, to ;W li November. 1867. the Radicals had not increased the Stale debt, it would have stood, at the latter ilute, at the precise sum ot $32.t84,0ii.I, which we arrive at thus: State debt. Nov. 20, 1866,...$35,622,052 16 Deduct balance in .treasury, applicable to payment of over-due loans, Nov. 30, 1867, 2,937,978.55 ?32,684,073-61 Ttitf innit.nA nP tliiii cum thn Auditor General fixes the debt on the 30th of Nov., imu, at ys. nti,idj.zz, ana in ins repiy to Grow, says that on August 5, 1868, it was &f1 r.'.t 97 TCtni nta Iiuua clinirn (linf if the debt hud not been increased during JNI, it wouia iinvp open uoc a.nr,u,5. 61, or 067,563.86 less than Gen. Hartranft says it was on the 5th of August, 1868, prov- !nrr flint thn He)t. hnn inereiiwn nearlv mj million since the 30th November, 1866. liw wo do not stop nore. ine constitu tion provides (Art. XI, See. 4,) for tho creation of a Sinking Fund, to be ap- tilint in the nnvment nf the nrinmnnl and interest of the State debt. In accor dance with this provision of the Constitu tion 1ia nnmmtrnit!, Tirrtltitlira nf IUf.fi enacted a law providing for the creation of a Sinking Fund. It is this enactment that h8 enabled the Jladicals to do what little they have done toward paying off the debt and to dispense with the tax on real estate. ft' tlinv hnrl pnrrinrl it nut t'Mir.tiftlllv And hon estly, as will lie shown they could, by this llllli:, Wltr crr.((:if(i( ittr. r.fit.r ult' ijf ills S7fe. This Act (see Pardon's Digest, page 914) provides as follows : "For the purpose of paying tho present indebtedness and the interest, thereon, and such further indebtedness as may thereafter be contracted on tho part of the Common- tvnoltli tha fnllnvinv revenues and incomes are hereby specifically appropriated and set apart, to wit : i ne net annual income oi the public works that now arc, or may here after be owned by tho Commonwealth, and tho proceeds of the sale of the same hereto fore made and yet remaining due or hereaf ter made, and the income or proceeds of sale of stocks owned by the Stnto, and all revenues derived from the following sources, to wit : From Bank Charters and dividends. Taxes assossed on corporations and all tbo sources of revenue connected therewith. ' The tax on taverns, eating-houses, res taurants, distilleries, breweries, retailers, pedlars, brokers, theatres, oircuscs, billiard and bowling saloons, ten pin alleys and pat ent mcdicino licenses. On theatrical, circus and menagerie exhi bitions. ; . . . On auction commissions and duties. On writs, wills, deeds, mortgages, letters of attorney and all instruments of writing, entered of record, on which a tax is as cssed. On publio officers and all others on which a tax is levied. On foreign insurance companies. On enrolment of laws. On pamphlet laws. On loans of ninney at interest. All fines, forfeitures and penalties. Revenues derived from tho public lands. Tho excess of militia tax over expendi tures. Militia tax. Tonnage tax paid by railroads. Escheats. Collateral inheritance tax. Accrued interest. Refunded cash, and all (lifts, grants, or bequests, or the revenue derived thorefrom, that may be made to tho State and not oth erwise directed.'! The receipts at the Treosury, from thee nrecs, as per the statements of the Audi tor Cent ral's i ffice, from i860 to 1867, in-clo.-ivc, foot up the enormous sum of 7ct t.vf Millions, Thee Hundred and Forty si ren Thousand, Keren Hundred and t (fly one Diillors. We givo tho receipts for each year, as follows 1 860 ..$2,028,044.84 IRfil 1.774.001 88 1862 2.452,430.16 1863 2,501,161.13 1864 3,097,978.68 1865 4,251,965.76 4,237,915.64 1867 6,024,232.01 , t?i 825,347,751.00 ' Now. these twcntv.fiva millions and uo Wards Otisht unil.(r the. ln havn ann ntn the Sinking Fund, and to have been applied to the reduction of the Stato debt. If they did not go thcra and were not so ap pou'i, nucre uiu tuoy go ana to wnst use were thoy annlied This la a (inflation which (he peoplo will ask the Radical State olhcials, and to winch they will demand an honest and straightforward answer. . Substract this sum from the amount of the State debt as tt stood in I860, and in stead of $33,651, 637.47, which, according to General Hartranft, is the sum of the debt at present, there would remain but $12,622, 096,50, thus: State debt in 1860 ...$37,969,847.50 Amount set apart for Sinking Fund, sinco 1860 25,347,751.00 $12,625,096.60 Instoad of this, Gen. Hartranft assures us that during tho eight years of Radical administration, tho debt has been decreased but $4,218,207.03, showing that upwards of TWENTY-ONE MILLIONS of the re- ccipts ot the Sinking luind have been used for other purpose than the reduction of the 8tato debt. Will somebody explain what those purposes were, and whither those twonty ono millions have gone? Meanwhile, let it be romembered, that from taxes upon real and personal estate, from war loans, from payments by the Uni ted Statos, and from other sources of rev enue, a per tho reports of the Auditor Gen eral's office, there were received at the Trea sury since 1860. $13,107,531.91. Add this sum to that which should have been set apart for the Sinking Fund, and wo have a total of receipts at tho Treasury, exclusive of loans, since 1860, of $38,455,282.91. The war loan tinder the acts of April 12, and May 15, 1861, increased these receipts to 41,930,282.91, ond the loan fortbe redemp tion of tho over-duo bonds, increased them to $64,930,282.91, or to nearly double tho amount of the State debt in I860. Out of these receipts of nearly SIXTY-FIVE MILLIONS, not quite four and a half mil lions bave been filtered into tho Sinking Fund for the reduction of the State debt I Gen. Hartranft informs Mr. Grow that "the interest is stopped on $851,641.13 of the Stato debt." But he conveniently for gets to stato that upon the hulk of the. dill the rate, of interest has been increased from 4i and 5 to 6 percent. Formerly (he great er portion of tho State loans was at 6 and 4 percent, interest. Now $25,311,180 of those loans are at 6 per cent., showing on increase of interest upon that sum pavahlc annually by the State, of J253.1 1 1.80. " The yearly interest at 6 per cent., on $851 ,641 .1 3, now exempt, is S5J, 098.46. This shows what the State gains by Radical financiering, thus: Loss to the Stato per annum by increase of interest on loans.. .$253, 11 1.80 Gain to the State per annum by exemption of $851,641.13 from interest 51,098.46 Nett loss to the State per an.. $202,01 3.34 Such is the( record of tho financial opera tions of our StHto Government under Radi cal suspices. Let tho public draw it own conclusions. Uarrisbnrg Patriot. Man's first duty is to himself. There ore accidents which no foresight can avoid. Every one's experience remembers some lusty, mueh enduring roan stricken down as though by a pestilence- Discaso flies in the air. Typhus creeps from every sewer. Prince Albert was swept from the most luxuriant throne of Europe by tho miaim of a neglected drain. Science, tut, medi cine, are every day arrested by the cold and bitter band of death. No man who values nis nte or rather, those to whom his ijK: is all in all, should hesitate to provide against ever-preent danger by taking a policy from some good Life Insurance Company. Here is one brought to us by Mr. Jay Cooke, the great hnaneier ot tho rebellion, managed by men of national reputation for honor and sagacity ; with an enormous capital, and arrHtiacd on the most liberal and thought ful basii. It is a national company. The rates of premium are low. All policies are non-tortciting, and all prcmiumsare return eaat ucatn. ue commend this company especially to our readers, at tho same time saying that, with such an opportunity presented to a father of a family, thcro is no cxeusei for his delaying a day in covering uia me wun a goou policy oi insurance. w Tiiat Libel Suit. Yesterday afternoon tho trial of tho libel suit against the editors of tho Standard was continued until next sessions, on account of the absenco of ma terial evidence. A portion of tho members of the grand jury publish a card in which they disclaim being actuated by political motives in finding a true bill. This may bo true ; but it looks strange that every vote given in favor of a true bill was oast by a Radical. Tbo Radical majority of tbo U. S. Senate once made a similar disolaimcr upon the Impeachment trial nf President Johnson, but the peoplo of the country formed their own opinions in that caso, as they will in this. Williamsport Standard. A few weeks ago the Radicals started tho cry of "copperhead" afresh, but the Domoerats took it so good naturcdly that, finding it had lost its significance, they havo generously dropped it, and now resort to the old term, Democrat. Well, gentle men, call us what you please. "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," and a Domocrat will be a Democrat a friend of peace, prosperity, the Union, and the Con stitution whether you style him "copper head" or anything elso. "Call us pot names." Brioham Young Married! Marricd- In Salt Lake City, on the 16th nit, in tho presence of tho Saints, Brigham Young to Mrs. J. R. Martin, Miss Emily P. Martin, Miss L. M. Pendergast, Mts. R. M. Jenick- n . n -11 1 I -II -r it.. son, MISS BUSie r. lyiOTeiana, nn oi iuo county of Berks, England. No cards. It is reported that Charles Cabot, of Phil adelphia, President of tho Allontown Roll ing Mill Company, and son of Joseph Cabot, President of Alletitown Furnace Company, has been found a defaulter to tho Company in a sum ranging from $150,000 to $200,. 000. Mr. Cabot fled the country. The following mysterious puzzle has near ly turned the brain of a score of adepts who have tried in vain to solve it : 0 . B D The explanation is "a litttlo dark (dar key) in bed, wrong side np, with nothing ovOTit." t ' ' Hon. Jas, Gamble, of Jorsey Shore, has been nominatod for President Judge of the Lycotning District by tho Tmorr.vy I'cn and Irlsiors. Vtlliindlgham has been nominated for Congress In the Third District of Ohio, ......Orattt kissed a baby at Council Bluffs. It is said the baby has been drunk ever since. ; . .' Alaska already returns 5,000 io gold on account of customs. Good for our new "acquisition." The celebrated trotting horse, De. tcr, rccontly trotted a mile in 2:14, the fast est timo on record. . . ...... A quack doctor advortises a ' 'cure for felons." Can't ho, somehow, apply bit plaster to Congress ? Actual experiment shows that it does not injure a Georgia negro to be run over by a railroad train. Because you believe in rank iiiwu't follow that you like it in butter, pics, ami some oihor eatables. A man of strict ve'S"i'y, roii.Hng ;n Washington city, who was born blind, de clares ou his honor that ho never saw Grant drunk. A movement io favor of conferring tho right of suffrage on young men between eighteen and twonty one has been started in Boston. A proposition is on foot to build a monument to Thad. Stevons out of money donated from the children of our common schools. The Democrats of Alabama have chosen electors and aro determined to vote at the Presidential election. There is life in the old land yet. Senator Sumner says that Seymour will "come down like a stick." Few poor fellows know better thau Sumner how a stick comes down. A correspondent, whose salary is $15 per week, wants to know if he can afford to get married. Not unless his wife is willing to go nearly naked and foodless. Charles Drayton, of Toronto, who weighed three hundred avoirdupois, soro nambulated out of a window at Niagara Falls, and was picked up in sections. U. H. Myers, of the firm of Sineerlr & Myers, Stase Printers, died at his resi dence in Harrisburg, on Friday night last. His remains were taken to Pittsburg for in terment. ......If you want a strange lady to speak to you, tread on her dress. Nine chances in ten she will enter into a conversation that will not only entertain your head but tingle your ears. ..A white girl, walking with a negro soldier, who wag fanning her very gracefully for a negro, is announced as one of the beautiful sights witnessed in Goldsborough, N. C, recently. Since trees havn been planted in Egypt they are beginning to have rain. A country will produco more food where one- fourth is covered with forest than if the whole is cultivated. The Democrats of Iowa and Minne sota talk seriously of curryinjj their States for Seymour and Blair. If the Radicals can't carry these two States, what States can they expect to pet ? The late Tbaddeus Stevens leaves five hundrod dollars, the interest of which is to be devoted to the purpose of "planting roses and cheerful flowers," every spring, on the graves of bis mother and brother, at Pcacbam, Vermont Greeley says: "Never since Arnold's treason have blacker clouds bung over us." True, sir. It is the shadow of abolitionism, tbo pall of death, which you have thrown over the country, and whioh is soon to wrap you and your miserable party in its folds. The pious Rads tell us that God gave tho negroes freedom. Very well; God never does things by halves. If he gave them freedom, he will give them ability to tako caro of themselves; therefore tho Frecdmcn's Bureau is worse thsn a friud. The reason Forney did not attend the funeral of Tbaddeus Stevens was because be was buried in Lancaster, where repose the remains of James Buchanan, whose execu tors aro calling in the moneys the illustrious statesman loaned sundry Forneys, which moneys have never been returned. It should be known to all persons that to have plants in a close bodroom at night is a practice detrimental to health. Even plants not in flower, and without smell, in jure the air during the night, and in the ab sence of the sun, by impregnating it with nitrogen and carbonio acid gas. - Tho "Revolution" is really getting improper. It asks, "Have not women the same right to have paramours that men bave to keep mist rosses ?" And the quary is answered in a way that really would mako a man blush. But the ladies are stronger minded. Gen. Sherman says that the outrages perpetrated by the savages on the plains are too horrible for detail. We wonder if they arc any worso than some of the outrages perpetrated under the eyes of Gens- Sher man and Sheridan on tho dofenceless people of the South ? Col. John P. Linton, of Cambria county, hss been nominated for Congress in tho 17th District, by tho Democrats. Aa tho Republican majority in tho district, kst year, was only 116, there can scarcely he a doubt of the Colonel's election. D. J. Morroll is tbo Radical nominee ... Galusha A. Grow, Chairman of the Radical Stato Committeo, has published an address in which he says that if Seymour and Blair should be elected, there will be war. Who will make tho war, Galnsha? Certainly not the Domoerats, for they will . be too well pleased to want to fight, Try again, Galusha t An exchange says: "A neighbor, who had repeatedly been urged by some fe male acquaintances to accompany thcra to a skating pond, at last yielded, being no longer able to resist tho blandishment of his be witching tormentors. He went Ho said bo put on a pair of skates and struck boldly out, and the next thing bo knew wss him self in bed, the minister sitting beside him singing a psalm, the doctor courting hit wife, ana the undertaker raeamrirg hira for a walnut coffin."