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(Sa)cttc U Pcmgcrgt. v: onc k Tallnaawt an kira atorr-to tho . Loft l Head af Ike otalra. ' U1TT OP LA5CA8TIE: THU1U1HV, s t Mi' iiiicgg'ri "At AIL 8. 1S6D ALCTATOUT. It i aa old aphorism, than which none ar more trne," thai all powei is danger- on in; Mil tiandf of bad men. 60 the press, Uough among the world'a grant. Bl.bh-aeiuga, way jet U ioprvarud, M to be;oma a sntheriiing curse: and w'.iea wielduil bj tioiurupuloui men, who me it furnelGab. and nwiounarjr purpose, ' It mar becoma a greal scourge. Bui an " enlijjnton.d. pure and untangled pitas ia. the legitimate i bannel (or (he did u kion ol thought; a.id civilisation, and na- liouI greato'si, have adrunced hand in I hand wiih a Ireo pren. I'levioua 10 l he . iotri luo ion of the ari ol printing. It l tori were ton Hour? to th.i f.-w learned men the world roulj bout of, and were conduce d : h the tluw process of p-omaDlip, upon eCi olU of parchment and bark, and most. ly too, in the dead languages. A fi prrte U er bn a terror to liny and tyranta; jot itbas iteaJilycle rated itii-ll', and become in own victor , and liberator. The Engliab prcae, ilougl for (oil a century and a hiif repressed by the vigilant eje of the 'amou star 'ohamlicr, did, finally, rise above the au- thority of the restrictive laws and ordi r.anras, enauted through fear and jeal rot, to keep it ouder: and England hue widened and rote into grxaineaa, ai her press widened and exiendod into great- ntss. Tb lame cau be laid of all civil ,itsJ nation. Jlutwa cannot here follow the press through ita conflict and victo ' rie. Sufflce ii, that we say, that ehruld lyrante triumph over the lieedom oftbe pro, tie world will retrograde it to the dark ag e. Put out ibia light, and civil ira' ion, Christianity, tlieaits and sciences, a!l sdvano. mcnt, nr tclipnd. Io tiiuot oj high political eiciitment, the prese aoraeiimse, unworthily, do ecend into the lowest arena of falsehood, rtierpriiii (ation and anfairnes; and loosing sight of all piinciplue, reams only to eipedieuta, with viotory and not Irnob, sailed upon the banner head; all of which, rend. re any sucb journal aa unworthy the confidence und patronage of tbe p- oph-, aa its tditor 11 unworthy an . honorable name, or portion !n society, ... We aru not inseniible of tte oneioue . raeponribilities devolving upon an editor ; and more osrieoially at the present lime, when Approaching an imp trtanl political campaign, nolesa, than J he Ch of Magis trate of the United States, and in view of the discordant elements of which oui eleoiive body consioif . Io taking charge of a public journal, it is expected, that an editor will indicate thu course lie inlcnde to take, upon the leading questions be. fore the country. It is not only hit duty U define lita position, but it ia due to , those who lie 10 oo-optiata with him. that an inulligHot underkUnding should ' l e establihd. It is also due to the body poliili', that evory issue bi lore the ( country should be fully, fairly and truth- : fully piesrnied. wbioh we pledge ourselves faithfully to do; aud we take this occa eion, to ejtpn.se our utmost contidenue in theiniillieiice and hoii y of intention of our reader, knowing thut they have no ends to aorve but ill b it good of tho countr); und that they will thus act, it respeetive of jmny picjudioe, or dicta tion. We remember to hive bard worthy oitizen of our, once, when adilnssinx bit audienou, make the following rather per tinent remurk. fild he, thtn hatul wayiLtt two pmrli 1 in ihit country, llure if th, DtmocraOe pvrty, anJ thtpairly op polity t'a Dine r . tic party." Custom oompell ue, to use Urmi 11 s ihey aru un denioo I at present, and not at all as ihev warn oiiginally understood, or with any special Nfcrenou to their peouli.ir Gtiiuas to parties. . It i our glory, theieforei that wo are of the party opposing the ' Democrat 10 party: so that we ilull al ways bi understood, when we une tbe urm Democratio, to 'mean the pauy now in power, and when wn use the leinis Re publican party, w shall be undeniood to ' mean tli? ojip'.lilon. , The question of slavery, in the abntraot, is not now before the country, io any re epoot; juJ we ignore i a dismission upon ftameriie. There are inues, however, of vital in poriance, Kfowing out of this , question, which are now bt foie the Amcr ioaq popli, and to which it b comes us lo allude. Afrienn eUvery having been reoognujed and lgaliii-d in the Southern ' Elates, at the funnaiion of tbe eonfvder. . cy, beosrue tl eir peculiar ins tluiioli; whether fr g'-od or lor evil, time will re - veal It would be a breach of lie fed eral compact, and foster thu Med of dis solution, for free Ktatee lo press the sub ject of the unconditional oboliiion of lavery, or in any way to interfere with the right of the toutli, in legard to that peculiar eyetem. Like all other great question, it will woik in own ilestiny. The true position of the great Republi can party, npon this, and all ita logtti mat point and issue, ia fully let forth in it National and Stat Neifutuoi, The eiteneioa of slavery beyond ite pie nt limit, either over torritoriee now ao ' quired, of that met hereafter be acqulr ed; and the conflict between free and slave labor, are domn4ig mon neilousconsid er.tlion at this time. Ihnn all are fully awnktr to. The studied perseverance with which the piufient ttilm'niiiration has J pandered lo the ink-res' of te pro-slave ry poer, constitutes uet grounds fur the resittitnco wltli which the Kepublicaii party wi)oppone their contnuancs in charge of national affaii. I. becomes all elector, whatever may have been their poli'ical preferences ht'.herio. to weigh honestly and ooiscien'iously these grave inatk-r. before cutting their ballot at the coming Presidential election. Tbe basis of the organization of the Re publican parly, U as broad and a high, as the coni:iiiitiun which binds us to each other is sovereign S'-aies. liu mem bers aio honest, reflecting, union-loveing men, fro in all former paitiea. Ita watch word is, reform in governmental affairs, und destruction und diath to fraud and "D'Rgogaeistu. It know no Norih, no South, no E 1st, no Went. Striuily na tiornl io its fundamental principle, it caq adopt no lectional fueling, unlesi, diiveu to the extreme measure by tbe ul truism of pro-slnvery propagandise of the South. None Lot deniaxoiruea or mad men, will try 10 keep alie the idea of kco- lionalitm, or abolitionism, as character!, tie of the Republican party. It ehpll o uur phaiure hcreafior, to fasten liiu charge of sectionaliim wheie it belongs. Tlierc are other points of intereet, to which we (hull hold th mlministrniion lo a iiricl aeoount: Suoli nre, the fugitive lave law; the Died Scott decision; which in elTi-ct, carries lavery into free territo ries and Sines; 1.111I other points, all of which we ihitll show, weie done :o con ciliate the pro slavery feeling. The obargea of sectionalism, black ItepuMii an, r.ejrro equali y, negro suf frage, woolly bead, abolitionism, we re peat: are as false and rediculous, as they are unwutthy the great Democratic patty. They are even unmanly and un dignified. Republican have a right to expect from their adveiemiea, a moic per tinent and rational course of srguinen'.a lion. And the maese have a right to demand from the press of all partiee. a mora rational and respectful presentation of the issues bef.iie them. . Thero ii no safety t-xorpl in tbe aoiion of an enlight ened, lionost pursuit of Hull), by ao in Ulligent people. Wo have ever been opposed to the re peal of the Miisouri Compromise act, ai at least an unwise act of legislation, if not of a lea innocent natuio; and it needs do argument from 111 lo show, that all the unpleasant consequence growing out of it, are reflected back upon tbe mover of trat repeal act. VV are charged with having abolition fanatica in our rar.ks. We have some of tho best men in tho nation, with us, who were formerly considered abolilionisti Tbey aru firm and staunch worker with us, upoc our platform, of opposition to the extension of slavery over Iree territo ry, aud if they hold nbolition sentiments- they ate private property, and have no moie to do with Republican prinoiph s, than the ultra view of cerinin old line Whigs who have gono over 10 the Demo criiio party, (to whom they used lobe 10 odiouf,) have lo do in the control of the party lo which they now belong. Out if we hero fatiaii, among us, of the John Brown stamp, we ure as little respon sible for their ncis, a is the outli for eU of their fire catci. It is one i.f the brightest glories of our republican form of government, that ova ry citizon is guaranteed an equal ribt to wjrahip God, according to tho leucines of hi own coniuieuce, whether he be Caih- olio, Protectant, Mormon, Jew, or Liber al) and this government will protect all ita oitiiena, in all those righu, with ib lamo vigilance and care, that it will promptly meet, and efTuolually tuppress, every attempt, At uny time, or from any direction, to blend temporal with ecclesi astical power. In religion, HO' special prerogative Are grained, no protection withheld. We need not sir we are opposed to tho dissolution oftbe Union. The very men tion of the poMibil.ties, or probabilities of such consumption, Is looking; in the direction of treason; and any move in that diroution, wculd be overt treason. We leave treasonisla lo talk about dissolution of the Uuion. An impartial, economical, and f.on.-iil'.uiioiial administration of fedor il .Mid 8:ta L'oven.menls, shall be our motto. The pictcp's anJ example of (tie immortal patriot lathers of revolution ary memory, we hail as our boaeon lights. Thus we launi h our bark upon the ruffl ed bosom of nur pollticulsea. We tendej the hand of fraternal communion, to South, North, East and West, upon the term upon which (our) tho beat government the woild has ever had, was ettablished. We lake this occasion, to exprex our en tire confidence in the discretion of the National Convention wbioh w ill nu et in the city of Chicago, in the month of Mat next, and will stand by the nomination of that Convention, fur the Presidency of 18C0. We will labor faithfully, and uoustantly, to make the literary department of our weekiy, suporior to county paper gener slly. We solicit well written article for our columns, upon popular and useful subjects, such as, agricultural, meoluni. eel, the art, teaching, moial and physi cal (ciences, aud all proper and miicella oou subjecli;iseivingonly to ourselves, a reasonable censorship, and should any article bo declined, w invite the writer o try apiin." Ilijilily Important. Readers, we ask you to examine, caro fully, the following report of the commit ' tc-e appointed by Jia present Congrett, to inquire into the manner of conducting the publio printing at Washington City, in order that you may see what become.- of your treasury. - Bear in mind, thai the witnessea were the instrument of James Buchanan's administration; placed there by the party now in power, and condol ed, ic part, by the President. ' The report, we cut from tho columns of tho 0. S. Journal: t ,iip 1 rni in 11 W ho Hot Ike Money, and who Spent it. CURIOUS REVELATIONS' Tbe oomtnitteeon Public Expenditures in tho House of Representatives, of whuh Mr. Ilaekin, of New York, i Chairman, have nearly computed their investigation into the manlier in which the public printing Im hi her to been conducted, itud from the testimony before them wc gather the following facts: Cornelius Wendell leslihcn that lie was printer de facto of the last Congress; that James IJ. bteadinan was elcoted Printer of the House, but never performed the duties of 1,10 otlice, Wendell doiog the woik, and getting sixty-four cents out of t-aoh dollar received by S e.idumn, who consequently pocketed 3b cents on a dot larof tho money paid by Congress, with out troubling himself to do nioro ihnn to receive the pay. This wui tbe arrange- incut at uibi, hut at'rward it was set a side, and Steadman "being very xnxious lor money, vnaoll bouirlii him out en tirely, fivo month nfter bis cleotion, and paid him the round sum of $34,000 ai a bonus.. About a year later, testifies Mr Wendell, "rather than have a row in the House about the matter, I paid him 81,- 800. It was a black mail operation witl him; be ihreuUned (0 resign and make a mini genornlly. ' Mr. A. I). Bank of Viitinia, Mr Washinuton McLean, Judire Walker, and two or three other, held minor interest in the profits oftbe oflice to which Mr. Steai! tu an bad been elected, Mr. Banks to the amount of one-half, Mr. McLean one- tliiid, and Judgn Walker a quarter intcr ist. Mi. S.eadman at the lime of his e lection to tho Mouse bad no facilities ' none whatever" lor doii.g the work which tbe publio pi inter would be com pelled to do, The amount paid for printing poal-omce blank svemget b ut 810, 000 year. The profit on ibis is $10,000. Tni fat job Mr. Wendell sijs is since 1 662 in the disposal of the Superintendent of publio printing, and he has given it "to the prin ter most generally connected with the or es 11 of the President'' that is to the printer of the Union newspaper, or as it is now calls 1 the Contliluli :n. Major Harris of Missouri was pi inter ot this organ," and Mr. Wendell bought Aim out, a he did also tteadinnn, tor 920, 000. ' The Chairman of the committee bavin! asked Mr. Wendell as it hi motives in becoming ownor ol the "organ," tho fol lowing testimony was elicited: ; Answer. The editor of the organ is generally supposed lo command Hie pat ronage of the President. There is a good deal of this woik at tho dieposal ol the Piesidenl say an aggregate of $100,000 per yeai, more or lets. Queation. At tho disposal af tho Pres ident? A, Yes, s r. That pationage tho organ has commanded for years, it be ing impossible to keep papor up here without government suppoit, Q. Ia the 9100,000 worth ol palronniro you speak of at the diapoanl of the Presi dent personally? A. The law piovide that ii ahnll he tinder the control of the heads of the departments; but it the Pres ident signifieg 10 hi Cabinet that ho would bo pleased In sne A, U, or C gt it, as a matter of court they will obey his wishes. It lias been a matior of cus tom fur the President to dispose of it. Mr. Rtichaiian has done it, and hi prclo- eettKOt, Mr. nerco. (lid 11. I never hud any intercourse with tho Cabinet in the matter; my Interoouiso ha been direct wi ll Mr. Buchanan, and was so with Mr. I'ieioe. Q. You say tin; agrgatp amount paid for the executive printing pir year ia $100,000? A. FroiufBS.OoO lo $110, OOO. Q. Do the profit on that punting avernjo fifty coma on the dollar? A. A portion of it averages much more; but the average on the wlmlo or 11 is about tinny five cents in the dollar. Q. Was there ever any understanding with ysu while you had that printing that a poition of the profile should bu used to wards sustaining the organ? A. Via sir; it was given for tbe purpose of sua tair.inc the organ. Q. Was there ever any understanding between you and the President aa to what portion of the profit should go towards sustaining the uovcrnnunt orcan? A No, Sr; I ciiiuot say thvru was a direct uiiduiatamliug; I understood it, and I BiipDoso he did Q. Was there no distinct fund fixed upon out of tho piofils? A. No, tor tile undeist.'.nding wse that lie piper was to go on Q And that that patnntige should support 11T A. Yes, air; J never had anvihiucr to sar about editiuir it. From a written statement submitted to thcCoiumittOuby Mr. Wendoll, it appears limine aggregate amount paid for print inii, binding, dto , by Cmiureia, in the lastaix yiars, was 3 462 665 13, or a yearly avumu ol nearly 700,0001 In addition to this, the printing done for the l'.Xi'UU'lv Department of the Govern mem, during tlie samu years, amouuled lo 1374,772 K80. The profit on this work range from 33 to 70 per oent , averaging 60 per cent, at If an; that tuoaar, tlie work don for those six year ha cost ibe Government jut f 1,0 18,7 12 70 mold than it i-hoiild have done. Mr. Jitney Foolish, Mr, Weiidell'sfora man for six yenrapat,taie, undr oa-h: With such an establishment a Mr. Wen- d II'. I oound lake the printing aud do it lor uny oenl 01 the dollar, and mke mny: an evidence of that faot, Mr. Larcombe and myself have i flered 10 do It tor Mr. Wentell, in eaee he goi the whole of it, for forty cent on the dollar. and et that rat would bav been able to mas a few dollar. . ' Mr. Larcombe, also a nractioal printer ta'sa: ."I should be very glad lo have tie oppoilunity to do tbe Government woik at 60 per ceo". " "Uu the pnoe now paidi "Ye, hir." "Could you nut do it at 40 per cent.. on the price row psui: Mr. English and myself offered lo do it for Wendell tor tlat." Mr. Oeorgu W. Bowman, lat-j r upcr- iirendeut of (he Public Pi intii.e, thui ex plain to tho Committee one sourco of tl.ese immenae pmlita: When X was appointed Suncrintedeui of the Public Pri ming I discovered that about c.iU.iJUO a year was paid fjr what is called "dou1 le compoyiiinn;'' that is to soy, a Piinter was elected for the Senate and a Printer for the Ifouso, and by a power 01 attorney their rights wcm tians (erred to Mr. Wemlull, and hn became the printer, in fact, for both Houses of Concrees; for instance the meatre and document would be ordered by the Sen ate, and a certificate would be given by Hi 11 Superintendent ot Publio Triniingio Mr. Stcudman, ns Primer oftbe Houie, for the compoai tion and printing of the message and doouments; tliua pay would be drawn for tho work on account of the llous Printer, and then a bill would be presented by Weudell, in the name ol Mr. llarne, the Senate Printer, for the com position and m iiiiinof of the message and document for the Senate; and thu tbe samo work wonld be twice charged and pnu lor. 1 hi waa done on every occa sion where tho same documents were or dried by both Houses, end the composi tion executed but once; we traced 2j,- 000 which we found was drawn even- year for double composition without go ing into the smaller item of printing, which would have run the amount up lo at leaet $30,000 a year; that was reformed by nn act at the close of the lasUcs:on of Congress; I discovered further, on look ingiuto what are called Die regular doc menta of Congivrg, of which the number regularly supplied lo the House ia I think, 1,520, uikI the Senate, 1,420, and which documents are bound in calf tho most extensive binding and furnished to eve ly member of tho Government entitled to receive a copy, that $37,S0u were expend ed every year lor duplicating these doc umcnta. I think, if you would take into consideration tho paper used about the packing room, and the twine and other materials used in putting them up, that the cost for duplicating them would run up to 850,000; but I showed by an esti mat that 837, 5u0 w.re expended alone lor the j).ipjr and priting; I diecovcrrd that the paper accounts were kept in a very loose nini:nor indeed, extraordina rily so for instance, paper amounting to some huudrod of thousands of dollars had been received by a man employed in the printing office as a walcl.mun, who wan in the bahit of receiving from vessel and from the cars large invoices of paper ent by the contractor to the Govern ment, and who would simply tear off a small piece of the outside sheet ol the printing paper and write upon it, "receiv ed by such a vessel or such a Ir.iin of cat so many ream of 66, 43, or 45 pound paper," as the case might bo, and ad dress that note to the Superintendent's oflice; I found I do not know how many of those notci or pieces of paper lying urund loo? e in me othce, but enough to make a acrap-oooK; 1 collected them all in a scrap-book which I kept iu the office. and whioh wat there when 1 loft. Q. Do you know tho name of this mnn? A. I think his name was Walliee; thi immense amount of paper, 1 found, was in the sole charge ol thu irresponsible man, who bad no connection with the Government, but waa in the employ of a pnva'e individual, and 1 found that he was in the halm ct sending the paper irotn the Government waro room to the wot- liuK-rcom; thia tvaro room was within n fnv feet of tho priuling oflice, and was owned by-Wendell, and by hi in rented to tho (iovernmont; or. diacovoiiug thia ftct, I dinniwl Wallace, and took the key of the ware room into my p"KcMion. Jolni lKaiit, 11.0 picsctit Snn.rintond- cnt ol Publio Printing, tcstifj : I believe tins work could bu d no by the public at ita own expense for fifty cenn on the dol-la-; I would bo willing and this will fdiow my iinpiession on the sulject I wou d tie Willing, i a pr nt.:r, to give bond and security to cxe. u e thu eniiro ptihli - priiitii'g and binding at a siving to tho Government of 5100,000 a year on picaent pri ea, and 1 would then, if re ceivingall the profits orernnd above that amount, ronidcr myself making a goo.l Imreniu; 1 believe trom c 120,000 to 1 140- oOO might be sved by the Goveromoni X". tiling it own prtniiiiT mid binding. By the Chairman Ilavo yon niveti thia subject a goo l deal of coneiileratioo? A. A good deal; so much that I would le periuctly williug to give bond and seouti ty that I would enter into sucb a contract. It appoari that a Mr. Jewell, the pub lisher of a Know Nothing or Fillmore pa per al Buffalo, whoao support win deemed easei till to the interests of the Demoera cy, received a portion of ths Post-ofli e blanks printing at 60 pr cent, off the pi ice allowed by hitr. And now let us ee when the money wont to. From the testimony beforo the Commutes, it plainly appear that there was Rome foundation for our honorable President's righteous indication at the use of money for influencing elections, a expressed in bid notorious Foil du Quesne letter. , Mr. John L.11 combe, tho money cleik and book kui ptr 01 Mr. Wendell, tho lnte public printer, tes'ides a follows: Q. I want to sak you whother you know of any part of the profit derived from tho putilin printing being appropri ated toward canying any of the Connies ional eluutions in the Fall of I86U; and if so, in wIihi disticl? A. I have made a ni-inoranilum ot$ll,t98 60, spent chief ly during the Fall elections of 1356. Q. For political purposes? A. Ye, sir. Q. State tho amount and the one or two districts to which you have referred. A. Without being able to sta 0 pai tieu'ar amounts, I ahull only be able to tell you that some of the money, I think, went in to Mr. LnnHy'i Dimiiot. Q. About how much? A. 1 do not mean to any that Mr. La:.dy over saw any ol this money, or heard of it, or that any other goblleinin, who waa a candidate, had any tiling lo do with it. , Q. 'Was Mr Landy aonndidate at that tituo, ' in the divlriv. wbioh wn called Landy' District? A. , 1 am not sure, tut I know the district was called Landy' Distiiot al that urn. Q. To who elcoiion was this money (appropriated? A. That I could nM ttll. Q. Was it approprinled f ir the election nt tbe Democratic candidate or the Peo-; pie candiaater a. Always tor the Democratic cause. Q How much was epent in that Dis-trii-t? A. 1 think there were two drafts inside of 1,000; cue- perhaps for 1600, ihe other lor J3O0 Q. What other Distiiei was money ipcnt in? A. I think in Mr. Jonei' Dis trict. Q. Into which of tho J nn s District J. Glantev Jor.ee or Owen Jone? A. I liere was none went into me iminci oi ... t-.-. ... Owen J'lne that 1 know ol. Q. In recard to the District represent ed hy J. Glanoy Jones in the last Con gress waa any money spent in thai u is trict to eecure hie re-election? A. I think some money went into hi istrict. Q. How much? A. I cannot state bow much. . I meaely made a memoran dum of the amount of money thai went into Pennsylvania during that time. I have tbe amount that were paid toward sustaining Tht Philadelphia Ptnnsylo.'' n'an and bvrmg Argns, Q You do not know the amount of money that went into J. Glan-y Jones's distiiei? A. I do not remember. ' Q. Can you approximate to it? A. If my memory serves me, there was $600 sent there on one occasion. Instead of speaking of the 811,298 67 having teen spent in the fall election of I860 in Penn sylvania, I pliould have said that that a mount was contributed to the support of the Pennsylvania newspapers. The a mount spent in Pennsylvania in the fall election of 1868 was about 84.000 only. Q Do you know of money having been spent in any otlior diatriets than those you havo mentioned? A. Theie was money sent into Philadelphia, but I cannot tell into.wnoe district. Q. Was ar.y sent to Mr. Florence's district? A. None that I know of; I on ly know that there were druftn made from Philadelphia; Mr. Wendell drew two or three becks hr self. Q by the Chairman. You kept Wen dell's check-booLs? A. I did. Q. Did it appear upon those check- liouks that the amounts you have already di signaled As having been sent into l'nen Bylv.11.ia n the tall of I860 bad been paid lor political purpose. A. It did. Q. You have no doubt of thnee mon eys having been used for polili al purpos es? A. None in tbe world. Q. by Mr. Killinger At ibo timo the money you epoke of was sent into A. Glancy Jones' district, had L'r. Wendell any busineaa relations in thai-district? None to my knowledge. Q. Hud he any business relation in Mr. Landy 'a district when he sent money up there in the fall of 1868? A. No, sir. . Q. By Mr. Cloptoo Does it appear upon tho margin of Mr. Wendell's check book that these tunjunts wore drawn (or political purpoFOi, or is there simply a memorandum of the amount drawn? A. The word "political," as well as tho a rnouiit in some caieK. Q 1 id you, in November of 1868, accept a draft fiom J. Glancry Jones' Diotnoi, in favor of anybody? and if ao, for whom and for what amount? A. 1 could not now tell; the truth is, there were to many checks, drafts, &o., drawn by or on Mr. Wendell, chiefly for Penn sylvania, about that time, ilia. I could not, unless I had the books before me, tell whether there waa a check dtaivn bote, taken lo tho bunk, and a draft obtained there which was forwarded, or whother the ! raft was diawn on Mr. Wendell. Q. by ihe Chairman Were not the en tries in the check book, of these sums, headed "political," to distinguish them fiom others? A. Many of them were. Q. And do you not know, from you; own knowledge, that the checks drawn, ol which these entries aro the memoran flume, went to support newspapers, or to inUtietno the cleetious in dtflcrent Uts uieif? A. Thcto is no doubt in my mind ai to mat lacl. Mr. Wendell being recalled, and asked if the 1'ieHidnii had been in the habit of dispensing tho Post X)ITice printing, re plied thut, prior to 185(1, it was dono by oontmct, but under Mr. Buchanan it was done by the President and Postmaster Genera!. Tho President pav-i it to a Mr Bice, for whom Mi. Wodel! did the work, and received forty three cents on n dollar. Here u what followed: Q Wag thoroany luderalintline when tliis woik was given to Kico that nny newspaper wa to bo upported out of it? A. it was understood that it was for the support of The Ptnnsilvar,iaaa was the understanding. Q. The understanding between whom? A. The understanding between the Pres ident end the Postmaster General. Q. By Mr, Hindmau. How did you know thai? A. From conversation I held with them; I insisted upon having moie of the protit ot tho punting to aupport the Un as 11 was one 01 tlioso rather 1111 piufrable pecuniar organs, and Mr. Rice way very clomorous to have a ihare for the Petiiuylvaniun, nnd we finally settled on forty-three cans on the dollar; 1 thon made a contract with Mr. Crowell. who di I the work lor mo for forty five cunts or tmy cents on the dollar; he did it a por tion of the lime for fifty-five contH and n poition of tho timo for fifty cents; I had also the Executive binding, which, Ilice thought ought to atisly mo, but the prof its ou that weio not so great, and the ex penses ol the Union being very large. I insis.sd that I Bhould have all tho profits ol the t'oet-Ulluce blank printing; 1 could not keep it, however. Q. by the Chairman. You stated that 820.000 wort to bo allowed awt of the piofils of tho executive printiJ tovrard supporting the organ under Gen. Bow man? A. Whfcu 1 parted with it ia March last, I found that, paying Rice and Sev ern!, I could not sustain the Union from the profits of the executive work, and I therefore proposed to give it to any party that might be designated by the Presi dent. Q. who did you make this proposition to? A To the President,- jnd to pay $10, OilO per annum was mvTirBt proposi tion: pending thai proportion, Mr. Baker tho Collector of Philadelphia, came down to procure aid tor the 'Nnyeon'an,and finally I hud to acoede to giving $20,000 per annum, (10,000 perannumof which Mr. Baker obtained for the Ptnnsylvunian; I have been informed that $10,000 pt the (20,000 was for thu Ptnn$ylvanimy bat my obligation i with Mr. Cowunn for 120,000) that obligation existed, ttill ex iU, and thSre ha been no notion in rela tion to it, owHjg to Mr. Bowman's refusal to carry out hi part of th engagement, which wo, that I should do the Sonata printincr. in caae be waa elected Printer to ths Senate; I paid Mr. Bowman $5,000 in aavauce when he took the Union, and the balance I secureo to him bv civinc him ordeiso.1 the PostoOSue work, which be. could not draw, having no order on Q. Was it understood when you trans ferred the Un'on to Mr. Bowman, that $20,000 should bo diverted out oftbe PostolBce printing by you lo its support? A. Yea, Sir; that was the understanding Q. Between whom A. Tho miner was draws up by Judge Black; it was between Mr. Bowman and myself, wo beingput forward as the active men. Q. Waa tho President consulted 10 re lti .n to it at any time? A. I first ad dressed a note to the President to Judge Nicholson, who was my friend in the case for the President, and be look it up to him; in that note I elated that it was rath er onerous to me to be obliged to sup port the Union, nnd what I desired to do; I KUgceted that Mr. Macdonnld, former ly a member of Congess from Maine, t-hould tako the paper and become ita ed i sor; be was a competent tnan, I supposed; but in the course ot two or three weeks Bowman's name waa mentioned, and I assented to it; we met at Attorney-Gener-aU office, and Judge Black drew up the papers between us, which consisted in my conveying the Un!.on to him. Q. To Bowman? A. Yes, air, to Bowman, with a stipulation to pay the money, also. A. Tho editors of the Union we e de signated by the President while you had the management of the paper? A. Yes, air, while 1 was the owner of it. Q. Waa any one of these editor in the employ of the Government? A. Not. when thuy were appointed editors; Mr. Apple- ton was afterward appointed Assistant Secre'ary of State, and Mr. Harris elected Senate Printer. Q, You have spoken of vonr liberality: bo kind enough lo state whether, out of theprouisot the publio printing1, you contributed, in 1868, certain amounts to secure the election of members of Con- giom in different Districts in Pennsylva nia; ii ao what Distnctsf A. I spent a u;ood deal of money in politics, but, with all delerenoe to the Committee, Imustde dine to answer in what Distict. ij. was mere or waa there not pro pounded to you belore Ihe Senate loves t;aimg Committee inquiring into this subj-ct, a question of this purport: 'Whether the President of the United States and yourself hnd any correspon dence in regard lo the use of money in tho elections in any State?" and if so. what was bis response upon Ibe subject? n. 1 nero was a IJueiHIon 01 mat Kind. Q. State what your answer was? A The answer I intended to convey was this, that pending the Congressional Election of 1858, I suggested lo him tho suspen sion of the payment of thia monthly sti pend to the VnnyuHt'and Argus, and the npproprintion of that money lo party uuiiiuouo, iu uu ubbj m iiincreni localities. It was my own suggestion to him that in my judgment, the money was useless ly expended in keeping up effect paper and that it oould be used to be'ter advan tage m getting out voters, circulating documents, &c. I to'd him that thought it would be bettor for tho nartv to apply it in that way, nnd that I would lako the responsibility of doing it. I assumed the responsibility nnd did it, he not dissenting from that course; but mere was no speoiho direction from the President to me to do it. It ia justice ro him toatato that he had authorized the payment of certain moneys at certain rates per annum, out of the profits ol the priming to ine .'tnntylvanian and to the Argit: and that when thia election occur red, 1, acting upon tho belief I have al ready s'ated, took the responsibility of ma king this suggestion nnd carrying it out, so that the sin or blame of stopping what I always dcemodan unjuot tax upon me, as the mechanic performing the work, and of diverting the money to other pur poses, if it was a sin, rosts upon me alone. Q. By tho Chairman. Did lha Prcsi- dpntagrcoto your suggestion A. He am not uisseni irotu it. Q You made the siatoment you have just given us to him? A. 1 did. li- vere your relation with him of a a very intimate chaiae.tur during yon con nection with the (jovcinmeiit oigan as its owner? A. Yes, Sir. Q. Wore you in the hnb't of seeing bim frequently? A. Veiy frequently. Q. How frequently? A. really I cannot say. Q. How may timca a week? A. 1 aver aged two or throi time a week; some weeks more and Some weeks less. Mr. Wendell said, in conclusion, in re ply to the question whether bo bad con tributed anymanay in 185S in any of the Congressional Dis'.riota of New York city, that he bad contributed, he believed, in nearly every District. COHMERCIAl COLLEGES r COLUMBUS, OHIO, Consolidated December I, 1850, 7i tirj,. it (A Imrfint, mttt tkmnek ni fratiuui m tr, coifrxc a .mialii training .ny Mireantili Colli f in tkt Slmt$, DAILY I.F.CTUHRH on theoretical .ml practical Book-Keeplng, Cnininercial Uaw.Politlral Kcnn arnr. Commercial Etlilca. Corra.Dondenee. Mathama- Ilea. Penmuu.blpt&cby men of .iperlence in their imrni,rnn.. The DIPLOMA I. In ao caae given to any Graduate wnn 1. not competent to keep tbe book, ol any bu.t uese Honaa. Time f ttHitt nnlimiti- Uanallv take, an anl nnnll from aUto ulna weeks. Can eutor at an; time, aa inure ia nn vacation. JV C,( luclodlng Scholarship, Book,, Board ing, die., Ac. about t"i. Nrhol.rakln good In th. four principal Commercial Coll. ge.lnthe United Main.. For full particular., endow two atawipa and addrrai JIUIT, MCtJUV A uo March S, lt?C0 4itf Columbus, Ohio. WAiW0FTlME7 Clnelnaati tWlltnlaitonacZanearllle RAIL ROAD. and after Mon4ay, Ue. .Vlrtd, the schednle 01 tiinoior irain.ou mi. roau, lo.viu bancs lei will be a. follow.: tioiian wr.iT. Itft.f. PaasengeralllM A. M., arriving at Cincin nati SM P.M. eVreurht and Accommodation Train at R IN) P. M departure alt 10 A. M.arrtvluf at Cincinnati at 9 45 ' . . GOIIO EAST. Ro. 1. Paaaenger at 3 P.M. .rrlvlngatZane.vlll al2i P. M.,makinadlrerleonnectlon,lorthe Kn.l. Freight aud Accommodation Train atlS3 P.M. arrlvinaat Zanr.vlllt at 1010 A.M. Making dlrwel connerllonarnrthe East and We.t via. th. Central Ohio Railroad. Pai.engera for Colombo, will take thia Train. The aboveTraln. .tonal all.tatloaa. WM. KEY BON I), Receiver. B. 1). ABBOT, AMlilanlSuporlnlendant. DeaemberH. 1819 Htf PBRSOit WAXriRO CHANGK OF CLIMATE FOR HEALTH, . idvartUomont of Haminon- tan landi In another column,. SPECIAL NOTICES. , Dr. A. C. Bablow bat removed hlY QfEce.to room in the Giesey Building.on South Bide of Main Street, up stairs. TjURll J.ANDS FOR BILE, S5 MILE from Phll ' aaalMUbrRal n,i i h.e.....v . " " ' Soli among Hit ben for acrtcuKurul ntirnoaea, be I tut a ood loam oil. w ih . tltj bottom. 4'h. I.nd l.a ..rno.n.ri u Tiaeo iuio amall rafmi. and hundred, from all pari of the con .1117 are now aelillnr and build 1 ii. Iliecropanmduf.ed aro larra and eao be eea (roving. Thecilmate la delightful ami aoriire from from. Terc.a from (IS to l-'Oper acre, parable irllhln fourj-earibylnatalinenia. To rl.it the place L"I'.y,",iUrc" whrft PhlladelDhlaatTu A.M.. ojr Railroad for Hammonton, or add real K.J.hYrNKN Of Inter, Karmnnton Po.l Office, Allinllccnunij.fioir Jeraejr. 8erulladrUmentlnanolbreoluina. man w matte to mourn. 12 JL",1 n1 m',Rb, Ro,rt Burna.-.nd to great H . .'""i TJ"' eon. aro mora llablo t iMMlZLUaA','?mfnJU'' damp anJ alu.h of .-n!i hi "?" "1,,M lo ,h ,oll,e f rniny fashion. S ru,,i". l,."P"".tiir. grave. I'.n nothing pr. I, 1,. . but to mentuia "Dr. Llndaay'.m. fr .1lif"d.,"18,cl,rliail,leoflueffloacy. Try. bottle. .11 ri. ;?'"? 1?' ,r,,n ncn "funded: Sold by all the prine pal Drnggl.i. in the Union. 7 Jfj-Ho adrertl.eoieiit In another column. 48 T?nP?NSB?PTVE8-Theldertl, bar In been re.tored to health In a few woeka.by a elmpii remedy, after harlng ullered aereral V.ira ? .f . r "', and thatdreddl.,e, Con.um.tloi,,-l..nxiou,,0 known lo hi, r,t. h " 0 enre. To .11 who de.lr. it. he will aenil la copy or the preicrlptlon naed ifrtt tf ..T,)KT.,Kb.r.ec'!?,n., fi,r. V ""ante - . w... uu aurei,ura ror ennui. ttm,tkm,Brnekiti,, If,. The onl objector the adverlljer In .ending the pre.criptlon , t0 beneSt the afflicted, and he hopeaeTeryaufferer will try hi, reme- '-""""' nn,uiiig,ana may prove a blet Ing. Partle. wl.hlnc thf prearrlptlon will nleaae addrea. REV. KDwAHU A. wimnN Feb. Id, I800-3m4J Wllll.msburgh, Lonclaland. ICyMra.C, V. Blum, edltrcia of Newark fohlol Time; wrltM la her paper of Jaaa.ry S9. 150. .a follow: We know that Dr. R7hnrt c.,,li"i.., o. ji are all they claim to bi. Tbe Dr.pre.ented na with a lew Dome. or at. Scandinavian Blood rurlSer and boxeauf hla Blood Plllalaal .umm.r, which put new life Into ua. They Invirorata. airena-then. ana i..r. the araiem In better condition than atlmulanta u.n ally do, and have no deprCMlng effect. We feel ufe In recommending tbe Blood PuriOer to all .uttering from debility, be the came what it may, the Pllla have tlil peculiarity, tbey .re pcwerfullf active, nnd al the aame time leave the patient atronger and In an Improved condition. different from moat draetlo ra- ... "''J1" wnn ma mood Parlfler and yoa will feel like many who hare boan relieved, and will ing lo add your lo.tlmon) to their cmcac-. oeeaavermemeni. Uarcb 1, 1860lm44 Dr. Eatoa'a Infaatlle Cordial. Da. KaTna'a Inrm-riM Coanui. la remarkable for It. wonderful beneflclnl erTAi-t. In . children. Kor croup, dr.enterv. and teetninr. it h.. never been .nrpaued. and mother, iliouldal all time, be provided with a .ripply, a. they value the live, and Ihe ro in fort of their Utile one.. The preparallnna of Blood Food are among Ihe mo.tlmportanldi.eoverle.oltheaga. They era not inedlcluca, but food for the blood; already prepared for abtorntlon, pleaaanl to Iba ta.te. and nat ral In ac tion; and what one gain., he renin.. Th Blood Cood la. SclentlSediacovary, differing froin .11 patent medklne.; and for con.uinnllon. ihrni di...... 11.. urromplalnL.dyapep.ia.nd other dl.ea.ea incident r "" "me, laiinequaiearorilahe.lingand trenthonlng q inline. Uoluuibu., Ohio, Gazette. JJTSee adverlltement. )m 44 The Bowel, and their Function. e,,foVVffi,Ct h.i' L" '!',' ""' W'Mln that we can enjoy, without which .11 other ble.ilnir. are of Utile conacqnence. we deem It of great Importance to point kint .r:,,.fOILT'UKl.0J,nrl',yU Th. bowel, mu.tbe kept In a atate by which thoy are enabled to carry off the use en matter; they are the main ohannol which 2. i,,.?r'"",,d lne!L"" ""yhlng that Is necet riary. and 111. lmpo.,ble to tell what large amount oraickiie.. ha. been cauioil by co.llpatlon, or co.tlve. ini.l"u9b?I y",r.i"' not ke'Pln Iha bowel, regular, it la tho main road to all dl.ea.ea; It la the cauae of unnatural irritation to the moenna, or llnlnr !'!l,?ir;n?;"f","bowe,V Hl'rt Uielrnainrul "l"' "Jo,t 10 ' "quired of hem. Hence, the bowel, become Iriflnmprl. und uti le., you And a.peedy relief, tbnu..nd other com p alula are ever ready to drag you through mUera ble nnd wretch -d life. Such medicine, mutt beglv.i. a. will cteanae Ihe atomnch and bowel., and restore their natural .trenglh. To accomj.ll.h thtetl.er l, ro compound .0 valuable aa theee Pill.; all olher medl cine., Ink to utter In.ignHoance when compared lo them; It .eemsaa though the Author of B.iure bad designed them for till. a. well olh emp,, Protn wo to Sve Pllla . day will Increa.e atrength aud appetite, and cleanae tba itomach aud luleatinea from whatever la liijnrinti.. llr.Mnrn', Indian Root Pllla are .old by all dealer, in Medicine.. Match I, bW-lin44 hill, and Ferort Chill and Fever!! One oftbe grenle.t remctllei that ha. ever been laid .2i?',f P"m V Fev"r,lB o.id which have ,h. I.J iiiei hl?,hrt.nn'lma front the pre,, and Kll niW-k-'Ja "V """KTTKR'H CELeHRAT e.l) ul n KRS. VI bo would endure the torture, aria Ing from Ihla terrible dl.eaao, when Hcnn beao ca.lly cured? Who would endnre .leeplea. nlghla. burning fever, and icy cbllla.altern.i.1. 'h.. . ." he obtained for. mere trifle? And yet how many fnm llea linger out a painful exl.tence under thia Jeadiv blight, and do nothing but gulp down quinlneunlli t becnmea.,commonaa their dally meal,, and vet they are not relieved None but tbe fonll.h and weak would heaitate to procure theae valuable Bitter,, and aavo tnetn.ulva. Intenae agnny. Hold by Driirrl.t, and dealer, generally evertwher. Int44 Croup or Uattlea. For thia 1 dangeroua di.ea.e. the Magnetic Olnlmept may he relied ouaa an unfailing remody. If applied in aea.on. appljprofu.ely to tho throat and che.l, and nont tile .i'I"1." I.T e"od of "." t",n in r"y f" minute,, nl hoal without ,car. It I, a sovereign remedy for FROZEN MMBfl. ATeep away from the lire; take , " "n.Torif,wiir,uin wrap Hie in In Ointment Renew Ihe Ointment once in 13 hour.; hoy wlll can.e nnraln nflor the froat la out, ami lll be entirely well In . few rl.r, . 1 .. Trnk' Magnetic Ointment, and even Coii.umptfua nnti.ll.nlllH AND A KT tl U A ... ...nA Head advertisement In Ihi. paper. January 4, 0--3in36 ... im'r .-ni-nn eeu cureu. TTPftOOO Airenta li'.at..T...u t Invention.. Agent, have made over WS.OCO 01 onetbuitcr than nil other almllnr agencic. Rett ...,Uj,. nil get nn page, parneul era. grails. KPHBAlM BROWN, Lewell.Maaa. Hiitilninhn a tain a.,a TOMB-mL Wanted in till. Klio,n. vaaa with the OOLPKN NALVB. Sellarapldly. Can mako good pay. For term. eVe.aend .tamp. u. r, wtiiri En, Lowell, Man. Septembers, IRitf 0ml9 . DR. HOOILATJD'S GERMAN BITTERS, AND DR. IIOOFLAND'S B.4LS4MIC " CORDIAL, Ta frtai itundard mdicina of tht prttent agt, kovt ttcquirtd their great popularity only through yean of trial, Vnboundeil tatitftc. tion it rendered ty them in all criei; and tht people have pronounced then teorthy. liter Complaint, Djspcpsla, Jaundice, Debllllj or tbe Nervous System, , Diseases or the Kidneys, tni all diteatet anting from a disordered liter or tteafattM of tht ttomaeh and digeitivi organ, art tpetdily and permanently cured ty tht GERMAN BITTERS. The Balaamlo Cordial hat acquired a reputation turpateing tht of any timiUir pre paration extant. It will cure, wituoct tail, . the iM( tevere and longstanding Cough, Cold, or Hoaraenesi, Bronaaitis, la. flaenia. Croup, Pnenmoala, Incipient Conaamptisa, ano Aa performed tht noil attonithing caret ever known of Conflrmed Cousnmption. A few data teill alto at once thick and tun tht mott ttvtre Diarrhoea procetding from Cold IK thk Bovrii. Then medidnti art prepared Ay Dr. C. M. JACKaoi & Co., Ao. 18 Areh Street, Phila delphia, Pa., and an told ly dntggittt and. dealtrt m nudicinu totrywhtrt, at 75 cente per bottU. Tht tignature of C. M. Jacksox Kill bt m the outtidt vrapper of tack bottlt. , In tht Almanac puilithei annuedly ty tht proprittori, called Evsbybodt's Alkanac, you will find tutimtny and commendatory notitetfrom all parti of tht country. Thut Almanact art given away ty all our agentt. Bold hyKAUPFM AH A CO.,Uaeaator,OkM. Augu.t 18,1839 lyl A Use 1 It WAtrrtWO FARMS IN A BELIOR1FVL Cll nata. rich soil, and tee a re from ireete. h. sin.. menis of Hammoutou Land, la another toluaia.