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gitisrn. Jtfty" Liberty «nd Union, Now »nd For«*er, On* and 'iu«p»r«Dl»." —D. VVebiter. tmr* The Largest Circulation oj any Paper in the County. Q7ETANDERSON, - Editor BUTLE R PA. VEDXIIftDAI , JiOV. 20, 1567. F<5R PRESIDENT. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Of lUinoi3. Political Hlasplieiu}. " At a meeting of Democrats held at Hillsboro, Ohio, Mr. Vallandigham was advertised to speak, but just before that apostle commenced, the Chairman, a Mr. Jilion, announced that " he had just rei eeived a letter, and ho would like to read it." Mr. Vallandigham said certainly, and Mr. Jilson read as lollows : "IN HILL, 110011 No. 71. 450.—T0 the Black Kepublicansof Ohio ; I am hare suffer ing torments for my crimes and u-uprations while on earth. In these flames I am re minded of my great wickedness, and send these words to you that you may take warn ing. George Washington pa-seil bv me on the other side of the great gulf, but only looked at me with unutterable scorn. Take warning by my fate. (Signed.) " ABRAHAM LINCOLN." The impious devil read this with a chuckle, and Vallandigham made it the base of an appeal to his audience to avoid hell by voting with the Democratic par ty. The ' narration of this diabolical piece of treasonable impudence called forth a storm of hisses from the audience, and seemed to deepen the hatred which all respectable people mußt entertain for a party which can tolerate such beastly profanity." The above was handed to us by a sub icribcr, who was so mncli disgusted with the article that he wondered wo had not copied it as a specimen of the wicked ness of traiton. We observed the article some time ago. but thought it unnecessary to multiply examples of the wickedness of this par ty. When they would offer premiums for his capture and assassination, adver tised in the publio prints, the above is not to be wondered at. That such men as Vallandigham and his associates should receive communica tions from the home of traitors is not sur prising. We have supposed all along, while they were staiving our soldiers, poisoning our citizens, distributing cloth ing infected with the yellow fever, &c. that they were in communication with that infernal region; and if they had told us they had received a commiisicas tion from Arnold, Burr, Atzeioth, Booth. Wirz, or some of their friends, we would have almost believed it, but that the pat riot and martyr that gave his life for his countiy should write to or hold any com munication with his murderers, is too ab surd. And when those Rebel blasphe mers have finished their wicked course, and tho veil of humanity ia lifted and thoy gaze upon the two roads leading to Eternity, the most sorrowful moment of their existcnco will be, that they will bo found unworthy to walk in the footsteps of the martyr President—the liberator of a race—the statesman, who lived that we •might have a " government of the ]*os pie, for the people, and by the people," and who died " with charity toward all and malice toward none," aud who is crowned by the affections of a bereaved nation, " King oj men." Where Grant Stands. " Actions speak louder than words"— an axiom none the less true because old. Grant's acts arc engraved ineffaceably on the history of the last six yeais. They have but one interpretation. No words could deepen their meaning. Whero lie stood and what.he said, politically, while he waa acting daring the wai> may ba inferred from tbe following letter : H'D Q'BS. DP'T. Os TENNESSEE! VICKSBURG, Aug. 13, 1862. ) MAJ. GEN. JOHN A. Loo AN — Dear Sir : —I seud you ten days' extension of leave, and will give you as many nit»rc as jou require. 1 have lead your speeches in Illinois, and feel that you are really doing more good than you can possibly do while tbe army of your command is lying idle. Stay while you fael such good results are being woilted by your absence, and I will extend your lea»e to cover your ab. tence. In tbe meantime, should aoy movement of your command be contem plated, I will notify you as early *s pos sible of it. Youre truly, U. S. GRANT, Maj. Gen. The fetter, says a cotemporary, was written at a dark and critical moment. The fortunes of war were against us.— Politically, things lo«ked unpropitiou* General Logan was on tho stump for the Republicans in Illinois, putting iu his blows against Copperheads " good aod strong." General Grant not only chaer fullj extended his leave, but teld him to "Jight it out on that line, if it took him aU tummer." " You ore," said General Grant, "doing more good there than you posaibly con hare while tbe army is lying idle/' Southern Affairs. In Northern Georgia the white vote ; was \rery generally cast for the Conveu i tion and Reconstruction. In that region there are but few negroes, and the Union sentiment was always alive. The people are generally rather poor and ignorant, and owners of land in a small way. It "was their vole, added to those cast by the negroes in the Western part of the State, that earried the Convention by a large majority. A Georgia letter, speaking of the " Conservative" expectations, says : The continued succss of the Anti-Rud ieals at the Northern elections confirm and strengthen the conviction and eu courage the eonfideut expectation that re fiel lroin utiiveisal negro suffrage and ail the most obnoxious portions of ihe lie construction acts, will be attained as no distant day. The refusal of Kansas and Minnesota to adopt negro suffrage, and the result in New York, whero the issue was squarely made as to tho right ol Congress to command negro suffrage in the Southern States, intensifies the hope to which the popular vote in Ohio gave birth. Ti news of these elections has caused great jubilation among the peo ple Although no one can see clearly how this manifestation ol the popular will is to afford an immediate remedy for the evils of which the South complains, yet all believe that the remedy will be found and applied. Some are so san guine as to believe that the Radicals in Congress will back down and modify their requirements within the limits ot quali fied suffrage; and others are confident that even it Congress persists in its de mands, the Courts will '■ knock the whole thing into a cocked hat." A distinguished Republican, recently in Charleston, S. 0 , writes as follows: " The old rebels of the South seem bent on uew mischief We may as well understand first as last that they mean either to kill or exterminate the colored people, as soon as they have the oppor tunity. Here at Charleston I have heard nothing at the table, iu the cats, or iu the streets, hut " Down with the niggers, and d— u the Radical Rump Congress." 1 heard a man say y sterday, at dinner, "we are certain to have a revolution—we can not endure this Radical domineering much lotiger; the negioes must be crush ed. if it cosis every man hi* life !" And this feeling is not eoufiued to South Car olina. although it is more bitter here than in North Carolina or Virginia. A Georgia letter from an iutelligeuc Bouree says: We shall *iave a largo majority of del egates in the State Convention, but our gr at fight will be on the ratification of the Constitution. If we had the State Government in our favor we could suc ceed with ease. ICcsu mption. Tho foliowiug from the iV. Y. Tribune of the 15th inst, ou the resumption of specie payment is perhaps as uoar the mark in regard to this question in which the whole people are immediately in terested, as anything that has yet been placed in public print; we commend it to the careful perusal and consideration of our readers. "lIOAV NOT TO DO IT." "A Flan looking to au early Resump. tion of "Specie Payments, and the Kx tinguishment ol "the I'ublic Debt," has been handsomely printed in pamphlet by Xesbitt it Co. That is all the good we can say ot it. It is full of checks and balances, weights and pulleys, wheels within wheels, windows to shut out the light, and passages that lead to nothing. It begins by calling in and destroying all the circulation of the National Ranks, audit proposes to effect a resumption five years hence that is, Jan. 1, 1873. To this and all plans of ultimate re sumption through gradual contraction, we are invincibly adverse. We believe in Resumption now, and we do not re gard Contraction as essential to its suc cess. With the Government's preseut hoard of nearly half the coin in the country, we insist that it might resume at any moment—that only the courage and the will arc wanting. Aud, while we base Resumption on neither Expan sion nor Contraction, we would rather attempt it accompanied by a moderate Expan-ion than by any Contraction what ever. Prior contraction may have been essential, though we doubt it. Contrac tion at the lime ot Resumption is always a blunder. The Government holds largely over One Hundred Millions of Coin. Its Greenbacks are a legal tender at the couuter of every National Bank. The batiks, therefore, need no they have many Millions : they uced on ly a sufficiency of Graunbacks, and these tlicy have.) The public Wants rery lit tle specie, so long as every Greenback and every National bank note is at par with specie. We for example, while do ing a business of nearly or quite Que Million dollars per annum, never need not wish to see SIOO u coin, so long #s the currency we receive aud pay out is at par with coiu. Aud so with niue tanths of all whotio business throughout tV« country. All that is needed, in our view, is a simple notice over the door of the Treas ury : "The "United States have resumed ' Specie Payment." Every railroad, steam boat jtimpany, every mortgage, bond holder, or receiver of a fixed income of any sort, would Ue interested in sustain ing the Government in this return to ' solveuyy. Every holder of a Greenback ! in the Rocky Mountains or on the I'a cific slope would be likewise interested in sustaining a step which made his pa per oioney worth at least i'.s face in coin. And, if all the insolvent rickety, kite-fly ing interests were to combine to break the Government and force it back into I uoßsredemption, we are confident that they could not draw*On«^lluudred Mill ious of coin from the Treasury. The spirit might be ever so willing, but the flesli would be weaker than dishwater. We have a good Grain crop just cuin ing forwaid, and Europe is buying it rapid)) at hijX prices. We are making' enormous quantities of Cheese, and its consumrtion hy the laboring class, es pecially of Great Britiau, is rapidly ex tending. We have a Cotton crop just coming forward, which, even at the prea cnt reduced prices, will 00" in Europe, alter supplying our own wants. Our Tobacco aud Petroleum sell largely and rapidly abroad. We might resume to-day, without a shadow of per il. For, if the paper thotifil Jraw One Hundred Millions of Coin from th; Treasury, what would they do with it ? They could not eat it, and would not be apt to throw it into the sea: Europe c uld not draw tt from us because she nee is our staples uiore and we have them to send her. So, if tha :oin were drawn out, ou' Debt would be re luced by so much, the out door demand for specie would be glutted, and tho holders would soon be glad to bring it hack to the Treasury aud take bonds for it. even if tht-y should prove able to force us back into Suspension we should only lie where we are now, with our Debt considerably reduced, Specie eveiy where a drug, and the discount on Greenbacks almost annihilated. ' The true way to prepare for Resump tion is to resume " THE CASE OF Mlt. DAVIS. We bespeak u earelul reading of the following article from the Pittuburg'i Gazette. If the ideas herein set forth should be true, it will make little differ ence to Rebels, and their Conservative brethien of tho North, so far as there construction of the Southern States is concerned. If Davis is convicted of trea son—as every loyal man believes he should be—then ho must sufler the pen alty. If he should be acquitted of trea son, then—as is truly remarked by the Gazette— the conclusion is inevitable that tho "Government has an uudoubted legal right to reconstruct the Rebel States on such a basis as it shall judge to comport with the public safe'y, aud with equal liberty of all classes of citizens." Tak ing either horu of tho dilemma, recou structiou by the law making power of the Government, must and wilt succeed. "The United Stales District Court is in -essi.nl at Richmond, aud Chief Jusiic Chase is there. But thin is only an adjourn €d session ot the last term. The next term will commence on the 25th inst., mid before it shall end the case uf Mr. Jefferson Davis will he called. Mr. Clmse has already an nounced that he can remain a way, from j Washington for n few days and no more, owing to the regular meeting of the Supreme Court. There is no probability that Mr. Davis will appear for trial at this adjourned ses- Hon. It he should appear, and the trial should proceed, there is scarcely a possibil ity it cultl he concluded hulore the uew term woull nrcessarily begin. An expectation prevails pretty generally that Mr. Davis will be pr< sent in Court when his euse shall I c culled. The opinion i ahotit as prevalent ttiat he will not he con victed. iMnguhirly enough this belief is enter aineil m<«t thinly by many of the Con seivatives who were loudest in denunciation of his adiuj-sioo to.-a. 1.1 he men who hat': ludieali-in ; who inainiiiin that participation in the reii lli n.no ma't rli ivv prominently, did not legally entail fo feitures iir penal lie-, or, if it did, that it i* in"St tin poi it in io enforce them ; discovered rcas na wny ih--y should raise it liowl, not at the Court, fir allow hull, hut a. oenuio in lividu.ils for beeounng b nduien. Toey were onlv net ing a part, an I ihe conclUsi n of the d ain . nia_v u t he at all to their liking. If Mr. Davis -hall he iiquitcd it will tint he lor want cf ei idenee show ing that he was concerned in the rebellion-, ai d toiuiuitte i Irea-on agonist the government ; hnt hc i nusc of admission, either in word or a t, by tho national government, and rulings ol the Judit'S thereupon. II Mr Davis shall escape punishment in this wnvvit will l»e of consoqnem e to note how far tiie rulinas go, in their neee-sary and envituhle implications to justify the assumption of the radicals that the levolted Ststes are conquered provin ces. and inav r : ghtliilly be dealt with as fu:h It would serin to require an expo sition of law. e,,inn to this full extent, to en able Mr. Davis is to escape Conviction. If lie proceeds to trial at all, it is fair to infer that this will he, in essence, his line of do fense ; and wc presume the Judges, whoever they may he, will admit its validity. After wards it will be different to avoid all other applications of the same principles. If in consequence of the law being.nsthis statement implies. Mr. Davis sbali escape the punishment his crjjne« invoke, it will be s une consolation to have bis ac quittal estab lish the conelusion that the government has an undoubted legal light to reconstruct the rebel States on such a ba-is as it shall judge to comport with the public safty, and with equal liberty of all classes of citizens.'' THE activity ot General Grant, in re ducing the expenses of the War Depart ment, and the many radical reforms he has already instituted, are making him strong with the people, indepeudent of his lame as tho leader of our armies. A gentleman who has spent soma time io Washiogton assures us that the General is as much at home in the War Depart uieot as he would be at the bead of a regimrnt. It cannot have escaped notice that he is tho only one possessing power who is in earnest about economizing the i public expenditures. Comprehending the j situation of the country, like a good pat- j riot he is doing every thing in his power i io lighten the burthens of the people and remove the clou is which obscure th<v fi naneial prospect. We have the official vote of lowa, ex cept on Governor aud Lt. Governor- The majority, however, for Merrill, the Re publican caudidate for Governor, is 27,- 496. The vote will not be canvassed un til the meeting of the Legislature. The following is th« vote for the other State officers: Judge of the Supreme Conrt— Heck (Rep ) DO, 173; Ciaig (Liein.) 58,- 443. Beck's majority, 31,730. Attor ney General —O Caimor, (.Rep ) 88.119; Darker (Dern.) O'Connor's ma joriiy, 34,115. Superintendent of Pub lic Instruction—Wells (Rep.J 85,229; Fisher (Deui ) 6 ),886. Well's majority 24,313. Th* avuage Republican ma jority in the State it 20,000, EDITORIAL CLIPPINGS. THE proposition of The N. T. World that the blacks of the South should hav the right to vote after a five years' pro bation would have been regarded as ultra radical two years ago. Two years is tho usual difference between a Radical and a Conservative. EVKN Wendell Phillips cannot fail to do justice to General Grant In a recent lecture he said of him : "lie is the man of granite and iron. It was because he was gtanite and iron that he carried us safily through Virginia." TUB Republicans of New York city have nominated Wm A.Darling for May or. The Moxart Democracy havo put up Fernando Wood, and the Tammany branch Mayor Hoffii'an. A lively coni test is expected, with the chauces in fa j vor of Mayor Hoffman. THE personal character of a large part of the men elected in New York city is fat below criticism. The principal Sen tors are of the r : ng; the Assemblyman elect are from the grog-shops ; and thete are several prize-figh'ers among the elect, llut they are all Democrats, and that covsrs the whole as with a cloak. The Philadelphia North American well remarks that, "General Grant has set an example that Congress would do well to imitate. He has applied the pruning knife boldly, and lopped off the excrcs ccocer, and done a great deal of good work. Every million thus saved is so much surplus to be applied to the con traction of the principal of the interest bearing debt." A new Republican morning paper, to bo called The Daily State Guard , will shortly be commenced in Harrisburgh Hent>., by J. llobley Dunglison, Wien Forney, and Levi Kauffman. It is the intention of the proprietjrs to make it in all respects a first-class newspaper, and their experience in journa'ism is a guar antee of their ability to do what ihey propose. WOMAN Suffrage is defeated in Kan sas by a vote of two and a half to one ; Negro Suffrage shares the same fate in about the same proportion. Tho amends nient disfranchising rebels is probably carried by a surall majority. The See ate will be about 20 Republicans to 5 Democrats ; House 6 ' Hep. to 25 Dcm. THE statement is made on the author* itT of a private dispatch that the Presi dent declares that he will yield to no preesure for the removal of Mr. M'Cul loch, whose policy has his entire approval. There is no prospect of a Cabinet chang> of anv kind. It is stated also, on authors ity of the same character, th it"from t! e expressed vievs of Congressmen, there is no piospect of Messrs. Sto eos and Hut ler gaining a respectful hearing in the House in favor of ilieir repudiation scheme." THE New York World wants to get up a compromise oniong those who will ac quiesce HI a plan of reconstruction. This s tinds very much like the talk of Davis ii Co., at different periods ot the rebel lion, aud is HI the spirit of the Chicago Platform. We see no necessity for a new deal. There is "a path to peace' already opoo, wherein a vast majority have been tor some time, and are still '• marching on." If the World chooses to lull iu it can do so. and that will be the only compromise iu the case. THE President is reported as promis ing to do fairly, provided Congress will ! let him alone, and do whatever else he j thinks it ought. He has made such prorn i ises before when Congress was in session J or about to convene ; hut has not estab | jished a reputation of making good his j promises in this respect. Probably, more ! over, Congress will prefer to direct its I own course, rather than have the Presi dent order it. THE New York Evening Post is earn estly advocating intelligent suffrage as the best solution of the present political difficulties. It advises the Southern Con. rentions to put it into their new Consti tutions ; to disfranchise nobody, and to plant themselves on the most liberal ideas; and assures them that Congress will be glad to see them thus correct the faults of its reconstruction bills, aud will sus tain their work. The Albany Evening Journal, and other staunch Republican papers gtve the same advice. The Tri- I Itune cannot fail to advocate this policy, : in consistency with its "universal amnes ! ty and universal suffrage " theory, and we may reasonably expect to see it pre vail. It will remove the chief causes of the reaction. IT has been the custom of Mr. John son, since he came into the White House, whenever he meditated particular mis« chief, to obtain an opinion from his At torney General. The report now is that Mr. Staisbery hap furnished an opinion to the effect that the ensuiug meeting of j Congress will be irregular and unconsti i tutional. Therefore, Mr. Johnson will hold no communication with Congress ' when it meets, and any thing it may do |he will treat with indifference. Hereto ! fore, when Mr. Johnson has undertaken ! particular mischief on the strength of an opinion, he haa failed to accomplish his | object, though the country has suffered | tuoro or less. We look for noiliiug worse ; this time. For the Citizen . "H* just »n«! fear not. Let nil tbou aim«'t at B« thj country*, God'« and truth's." Of all tha noble sentiments ever ut tered by our martyred President— Lias coin—none, in my judgment, Mr. Kditor, excels that placed at the head of jour paper : " Let us have faith that riirht makes might; and in that faith let us to the end, dare to do our duty as we un-. derstand it." Adhering to these sentiments theorets ically, I trust I shall not betray them, know irigly, in practice. It was, doubt less, faith in these principles that induced tho organization ot the Republican party in '55—'56. To all human appearance the slave power was deeply rooted in the government. It had control of the Ex ecutive, Legislative and Judicial Depart menu; and faith only in the right could have induced the then gallant leaders of progressive principles to attempt its dis lodgeuient. The undertaking was eon sidered Herculean. How well their faith was grounded, and the success that ats tended their efforts, the history ot our couutry, from that dny to this, most abun dantly testifies. With these striking—l might almost say miraculous—illustra tions of the truth that 'right makes might,' shall we bogin to pander to expediency now ? I trust in Ood we may be spared the shame ! Attached to our party is found a large class called, "camp followers " They nev er have any faith in principles—are al ways, in faot, afraid of their an nouncement —because they have no faith in the virtue and intelligence of the people. 'J hey think a party is useless unless it can maintain its ascendency; and that ascendency they think must be preserved by a little sharp practice and deception. Though not originally of this class, your Correspondent, MONITOR, has associated himself with it, and has be come the mouthpiece for its utterances During the canvass through which we have recently passed, this class could bt heatd growling on the corners, and in the ex bar rooms, about the action of the Court on tho license question. They were sure to conclude by complaining that * set ol men, who were themselve* ot no use to a party, should be allowed to raise issues for it which others had to carry through for them, &c. As soon as the election was over they were loud in their denunciations of the temperance movement, alleging that it was the cause of our deleat—" An' 'a that." Ail this, while the friends of tho movement silent- Jly .ndnrod all these annoyauces Their i silence was mistaken by their opponent..* j fur "backing down and they began to calculate on an easy viaiory. With a view to the consummation of this object, : doubtless, MONITOR favored your readers w.th his first article, believing—l sup jio e— hit the licensing of the various di ioktniii establishments was sure to fol. low U lievtng tiiat in this they were mistaken; and als*}, convinced that it Was | not be-t for the temperance men togo into winter quarters without at least a reconuo'saiKC, I concluded to favor your readers (by you' permission) wi h a short essay on the subject. In the prep, aration of tint article I had no desire to personate any individual, 112 simply took MONITOR as the representative of a class; ; nevertheless, judging trooi his squirming | —as noticeable in his incli'icd to thiuk he felt its effects consid erably. So tar as his last article touches ; the original subject—the license question ' —it seemn to me to amount to this : The Republicans have been beaten in the re | cent elections; therefore, the whiskty | question must have done it. I cannot Fee that he produced evidence to contra | diet anything advanced by me in my for | mcr article. lie just assumes that lam 1 blind, in common with those who loik at ! matters from my stand point, and thar 1 he sees clearly (as clear as inud at least) through tho whole matter. But while 1 he wishes your readers to take his word j for all this, he fails to explaiu how his prognostications as to a defeat of a por» I tion of our ti ket fell through. How can | he expect us to believe in his predictions in the face of these facts? lie tells us, | too, that he foresaw this state of things six months ago, and labored to prevent j it. But he fails to tell us in what i character he thus labored—whether as "EMMA," "JOHN," or as a character in a temperance meeting. But I don't wish to press this phase < 112 the subject at pres. eut. When I first thought of writing I ' only desired to protest against the as suuip'iou that any party was responsible i for tbe action of the Court in this matter. MONITOR, however, takes a compound view of the uiatt«r- lie claims that the Republican party is responsible ; and. also, attempts to prove that the action of the Court is wrong. For of me, I cannot see how the Republican party is any more responsible for the action of | the Court on the license matter, than 1 they are responsible for its action in the trial of an action ol ejectment. The lsw and the facts bearing on each case is what decides it. MONITOR, however, cannot see that there should be hceuse it. Zelienople anil Saxonburg, and not here. For on*. I JUI content to let each oomrnu | aity take eare at iteeLf. Poeaibly, thoee hotels ha*e not violated the law, as have others. The time was wheo our bar rooms were places of resort, frequented by 1 the people of the whole neighborhood, or at least the drinking portion of them.— llad our landlords observed the law, and sold only to "strangers and travelers," I doubt much whether there ever would have been any opposition to licotue. In fact, , I I believe there would not have been; but, on the other hand, were the travehny public to be their only custom they would not want license, for it would not pay But, say some, there is as much drinking done as ever; liquor can be had still. 1 believe that some cau still be had. It is said some obtain it at our distilleries. It is gcneially understood, 1 believe, that something stimulating can be had at Ki>h. ler's. Qt this there is, at least, ' sur face indications." ]>ut, notwithstanding all this, all thu drinking done now don't amount to a drop in 'he bucket compare I to what was formerly drunk here. Any one conversant with our locality, can bring before his mind's eye, perhaps, over a dozen of intemperate persons there was license, who are now respeota bie, industrious citizens. While they are thus reclaimed, there are hundreds, perhaps, saved from the influences that are sure—sooner or later—to overcome and .destroy them. If the movement should give way, even now, the good it has accomplished will be sufficient to jus tify all the effort it cost. My neighbor, MONITOR, seems to assume that I have been übusingour landlords and restaurant keepers, and he steps up to their defence. And what is the amount of his testimony? Simply that they are as good a sot of cit izens as are found at the same business elsewhere. I once heard of iv School teacher having •bean indicted for too sc vercly correcting a youth. In the course of the trial a witness was brought on the stand to testify to the good character of the boy. Witness said the boy was about neighbor like—that hew.is about like th e rest of the boys. After leaving the stand some one expressed surprise that he had thus testified. He said it was true the boy wa» about neighbor-like ; " but," said he, "they are all laseals." Now, this is about the substance of MONITOR'S testimony. On the other hand, I have not mentioned anything disrespectful of one of them. I think them quite as good atd respectable as the majority ot our citizens. No oie can feel a greater reluctance than I do, in sa, ing a word adverse to their interest. A great many good men owned slaves, this fact alone n ade us postpone dis turbing that institution until it fastened like a cancer m the body politic. Then indeed bad we to lay aside all our deli cacies and with the knite of the suigeon, eradicate it. A similar process may be 1 nuccssary in the present case But 112 have followed this view of the subject farther than I had intended. Since '.he subject has been opened remonstrances have beort prepared and signed to bo presented at the present Court, against the granting of license in this Borough - 1 For myaelf I have mver signed a peti tion Dot a remonstrance, nor do I belong J to any organization, either social or po~ litical, save the Republican party Was the question of Restaurant license, sub mitted to me, (there beiug only two ap plicants) without reference to the law, 1 would send Kohler to jail for his audacity, and I would give Sykes license hucause he is a good quiet citizen, and so far as I know is obeying the law. But Courts of Justice caunot afford to ignore the aw and the facts, as brought before them. And therefore although it would ccrtaiuly be wore pleasiug to them to be at liberty to grant license in certain cases, still they must act upon general principles, knowing that it is better that a hardship be done, even to an individ ual, rather than a wroa g to a whole com. munity. Knowing the citizens engaged in the <empcran ce movement as I do, I feel safe in saying that they will insist on the rigid application of the law as to | license. Still let the action of the court } be what it may. those of them belonging | to our party will still stand by the prins pies of the republican party, and by its organization and will continue to support its nominees. MONITOR could not let the occasion pass without giving si sly thrust at the Court for using strong language in refer ence to the liquor traffic. He gives us the language of the Court in quotation, as having called it the "infernal traffic." His Honor is not the only Judge that, in j the course of bis official action, showed I his feelings and judgment too. Before the Temperance movement had reached : it% present advanced stage, Judge Ag i new, in passing over the list «112 licenses to the Clerk, wrote the following:— " Ye tkliaty, longing souls, Th* Temperance lawa it* longer matter; Licensed liquor fills y«»ur bowls Aiml points you to tb* filthy getter." MONITOR seems to think it not creditable to indulge in personal ties (?) J am afraid one of hit polithet/ manner! and amiable disposition, is scarcely capable of sympathizing with i one of my iritable and blunt nature : For the present, at least, I will not re ' i ply to his personalities. I am not aware ■ that the public would be edified thereby. 1 onoe wrote a persnoal notice of Monjnkik i which, by the o'urtesy of its former ed i itor, was published in the Citizen. It may be found iu Vol 1. No. 19. To it L refer 1 MONITOR for an auuwer to his persona' attacks upon ma. It is true as be may all«g4 that we were theu friends while he is now my enemy and, hia hia i VI RITAS MAHRIEO. WIIMHT—NIOW AN—On Mailey, Mr Samuel Wright nn I MipsO. A. M'Gowan both of Centre township, Butler county, Pa. M'CURDY—HILOAR —By Re*. 9. Williams, at hie own residence on the 12th Inst Mr. Robert MCardy to Miss Nancy Rebecca llilgar. MILLER—FLKEOER —On the same day, at the same place, and by the same, Mr C. Miller, to Miss Ana Jane Fleeger, all of Butler county Pa. MORRISON—CRAWFORD—On Nor. 13th, 1867, by Ret. A. S. Miller, Mr. Oeorge W. Morrison to Miss Ada E. Crawford both of Concord Township Butler couuty Pa. IHE1). MoMUIIRY—On the Bth nit, of Consumption, >!r Samuel McMurray, Jr., aged 41 years, < mofitti* and 4 davit. His faith was go.».| in Christ. ll* died a Chris tian. " Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." D«nr Samuel you hare lift mo,— Now thy 1 I deeply feel; But 'tis Oorf who hns bereft us. Healouc can my sorrows heal. Ob, dear Samuel, how ? tnNs time ! My heart doth ache with pain T<> think I will never mora Behold thy sweet fvriu agMn. 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