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The Lincoln County herald. (Troy, Lincoln County, Mo.) 1865-1873, October 16, 1872, Image 2

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von president,
rou VicK-rnr.siDEir.
for Oorcrnor . . SILAS
For Llsut. QoTcrnor
Secretory of State
For Treasurer
For Auditor .
Atlorny Oenernl .
Rcglaitcr of l.nnil
tor jcwir.s or scrnMK court.
FtIK cosgmess.
Thirteenth DUtrlet . A. II. BUCKNER
Eleventh District . W. L. UATEWOOD
The Registration tu This fount)-.
Wa have ooljr receired tin returns
from four election districts, and (heat
ihow an increaso over the registration of
1870. The second election district com
pond of a portion of Hurricane, township
and embracing New Hope, registered
402 voters ; election district Ne. 4, em
bracing all of Bedford township, regis
tered 420; election district No. 0, em
bracing l'rairie township, registered li!5,
and election district No. 8, embracing
Waverly tonnahip, registered 1S8.
These ore all we have heard from up te
the time of going to press.
In 1870 the whole of Hurricane town
ship registered 479 votes, while this year
boo half of the township runs it up to
402. Bedford township in 1870 regis
tered 388 voters ; this vear the number
has already reached 420 l'rairie town
hip registered, in 1S70, 140 voters, and
this year only 135 ; but since the last
general registration a large strip of terri
tory hat been taken off that township,
also Milltro.d and Waverly, to form tbe
township of Nineveh ; and this accounts
for the number, which in reality is an in
crease over the registration of 1870
Waverly township registered 175 voters
in 1870, and 1S8 tbe present year, an in
erase of 13 voters, notwithstanding tbe
fact that a large pertion of that township
went to form Nineveh, and tbe voters
living in it registered at tbe latter place.
There were registered throachout tbe
eonuty ia 1570 only 2,155 voters; but
if tbe ratio of increase in tbe districts to
te heard from it in propertin to tbe dts-
triors w Vir ffirun wa c tafalc nr
there .ill be abort L'.GOO vet.rs r.aistirad. 1
Tbi, however, is not as large a showing '
ss we should make. The vote of Lincoln
eoaoty has been estimated at 3,500, but
we deo't tnmk there aro that many vo
ters in tbe county. Our population in
1570 was 15,787, which, being divided
by G, tbe ratio of voters to tbo population,
would give us a voting population of
2,031. 'I be increase since then will
probably raise it te 3,000, which we take
i; Li about the vote of the county, and we
ill be surprised if it overreaches that;
kct this nambr should be reached by
all meant, and we provail upon thoso whe
Lave not yet registered to appear bolbre
ike registrar f their respective districts
ia the time yet allotted by law.
The Sooth Carolina election takes
flse cut Wednesday. There is no
Desotratie ticket ia the field, that party
atting vita one wing of tbe Republican
party against the regular ring candidate,
Matea. The fi?kt has aunmed inch a
shape, and the bolters have grown inUi
tueb dimensions, tbat tbe future of the
Republican organization in that state isjfrom anchy- Cling 00 loC to that
'regarded as in great perial. It is gen- PhiDtom ,blt wil1 '"P. that is
eralW conceded that Motes will be elected. !leadiDS ou 0Q 10 a,,Ut Uraul b? votiD6
but by tucb a reduced majority a not to
leave tbe ttat sure for November, except
by regular contest. The nominations
of tbe bolters, as tbe anti Moses men are
called, includes congressmen as well as
tbe several officers of the ttate ticket.
Tbe New York TribuBC says : "When
reverse baa been encountered, soldiers
lOHetiraei begin firing into their own
rank, bat we have never heard that
reveries were that way retrieved. Wt
can throw away the presidential election,
or wo can cary it. Tbe forces in the
field aro amply sufficient to win a victory.
Tbat the Liberal party ie as certain now
to rule tbo eountry in tho near future as
wat tbo coalition called tbe Republican
party after and in spite of itt great de
feat in 185G, w tike at one of tbe pal
pable faott of the tituation. But it has
is tbo preseat struggle this creat advan
tage, at compared with Ihe first national
trurglo of the party it is to succeed,
tbat it bat an impregnable basis of one
hundred and twenty-three Southern votet
on which tottart, with the majorities at
'the late electiont and tnough of otbert
to bring .victory within itt greap. Tbe
campaign for tbo next three week can be
eo ordered at to put .these latter titles
bojrond doabt."
"Tht fleeooi oi California' 40,000
fJttnmrgoatt ata bringing from 25 cti.
To 12.25 a pound, according to grade.
The Elecllois.
It it with "Bo feeling of onthutiatm
thrt wo record the result of the elections
on the 8th inst. Pennsylvania went Rad
ical by about 30,000 majority ; Ohio
by about 10,000 ; and Indiana elected
n Democrat (Hendricks) governor by
shoot GOO majority, wliilo the balance
of the state ticket elected were Rad
icals. We looked toward Pennsylvania
with faint hopo for a Liberal victory
oo account of the crimes with which
Hartranft, the Radical candidate for gov
ernor, was charged by leading men of his
own party, among them Forney and Cur
tin; but notwithstanding the fact that
these oharges were pretty well proven to
be true, tbe Radicals rallied around bim.
and the result it as stated above a
proof that tbo members of that party
think moro of a political victory than
they do of getting honest men in office.
It seems that if they were to run a man
just out of tbe penitentiary, they would
elect him, and Ycrkes would probably
have been as successful as Hurtranft if
be had been the nominee.
These elections have probably dis
couraged a fair Libera!, but if wo believe
tbo reports that are pouring in through
our exchanges, a rally is taking place
along the whole line, and the ranks are
closing up finely. "As goes Pennsylva
nia, so goes the Union," was once a relia
ble maxim, but our friends refuse now to
take this as an omen of final defoat, and
they intend to fight it out to the bitter
end. There is good reason for this, too,
for looking over the field and counting
up the electoral vote, wc fiud that Gree
ley will have a probable majority in tlio
electoral college sufficient to elect him.
Counting Now Hampshire and Florida as
doubtful, wc have Connecticut with its G
electoral votes, New York 35, New Jer
sey 9, Deleware 3, .Maryland 8, Virginia
11, West Virginia 5, North Carolina 10,
Georgia 11, Alabama 10, Louisiana S, I
Texas 8, Arkansas 0, Missouri 15, Ten I
nessee 12, Kentucky 12, Indiana 15,,
California G, and Oregon 3 footing up j
193 votes. Against this for Grant is
Maine 7, Massachusetts 13, Rhode Island
4, Vermont 5, Pennsylvania 29, South
Carolina 7, Mississippi S, K-insas 5, Ne
braska 3, Ohio 22, Michigan 11, Illi
nois 21, Iowa 11, Minnesota 5, Wtscon
sin 10, and Nerada 3, footiog up 101.
We are not sangaina enough to believe
Greeley will get all the states that arc
here put down for him, but he can spare
one or tws of tbem, and still come out
ahead; but should New York go Uepub
lican, then itt all up with us. The Rad
teals are now turning their attention to
tbat state and New Jersey. Tbe admin-
iilr,iou Pa,r0DaE immense, and
Pablic ae5 wl11 be Pourd out. ,Q th,so
states like water, and the American peo
pie have learned how it may influence
elections. Our chief, however, looks out
calmly and cheerfully on the rolling,
turgiig waves tbat threaten to sweep
over and bear down our bravo young
ship. Mr. Greeley says we can surely
count upon 12$ electoral votes in the
South, and that the North will give us
the rest; and we knew that there is not
another man in the whole country whs
knows bettor what tbo final result of the
olection will be, for there are few men
who understand the people of this great
country better than he.
But if we would succeed wo must
work. We have been defeated in the
first skirmish, but the great deciding
battle is yet to be fought, and to gain the
victory every soldier in the Liberal cause
j will have to Btand square up in the great
political line of battle. Democrats, stand
to your nuns, and if vou fall, let it be
hile ?ou doing battle to save your
eounlrJ ,rom ""uption-it may tie
for O'Conor. One of two mon. Greeley
or Grant, will bo tbe next President
With tbo former we have promise of good
for the South ; with the other nothing
bat that eternal hate spirit that sees in
every Democrat and every Southern man
nothing but "rebel," "traitor," and wb
clamor for their repentance, bat notwitb
standing tbe South has repented in sack
clotb arid asbet, still tbey want to grind
it down. Tbe Grantites call you brave,
and noble, and muck more, when you
hurrah for O'Conor, because they know
there it not tbe ghost of a show for him,
and that evory vote caat for him is one
taken away from Greeley. Look beyond
party for once; be above sectional preju
dice, and se if good will not b the
"I would at toon bar Grant at Grte
ley," you cry. Then coma out like i
man and vote for hint. What do you
expect to gain by votiag for O Conor?
Retain party organization? Tbat it
vaiu hope. So fast are wo drifting into
anarchy and centralization, tbat anxiety
for tbo life of our republican institutions
will o'erleap all party bound. And
diierttng O'Conor and going over to
Grant, what do you gain ? Tbe long
retention of offieo by those who bang
areuuit him. breeds tbe corruption tbat
tcports of come fo your cjrs every U)i
...i i... i.. -ill ..ihov
cling to hia j do their bidding, uphold
Li0. .-iJJ -i- .1.. K .h mill,
tary rule, because he knows that they will
tuvu aniuuuuK I" w -
llin AAtilfAl linllnta fur him. J ml
i. the nr, mi. sh.t L held out to vou :
mis. sine skeleton you are r-'-
imhrnp. Ttnl vilk tlrce nv in the while
.! . e i . .
. ,
house, with the Liberal movement in the
ascendancy, with honest and well mean
tug Republicans aud patriotic Democrats
joined together in the holy crusade upon
tyranny, military despotism, and corrup
tion in high places, we certainly may
hope for something better.
Stand lo Your fiuus.
From tbe Loulivllle Ciutlcr-Journal.
It it estimated that Pennryl'ania has
gone Radical by a majority runging from
fifieen to twenty five thousand. The in
dicatipns are that Indiana, Ohio and Ne
braska have cone the same way. Of
courso the figures contained in our dis
patches, which arc meager ut best, will
be modified, aud in iodic instunces
varied. But there is no reason to expect
a mnlcrial alteration iu the general result.
It is an unequivocal success lor the Grant
P"1 :.. ...
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We therefor say to our friends every
where, be firm and deti mt, give not an
inch of ground, and hold yourselvos
ready for any emergency. This is thp
first time we have gone into action, and
wc have met a repulse That repulse
should inspire our energies and our
courage It should unite us against the
enemy. It should bring accordance and
unity of sentiment to our much divided
ranks. A defeat of this sort is often the
medium through which great and power
ful organizations arc formed. Tho He
publican party itself was thus repulsed
in 1S5G. Our Liberal movement is
hardly two ears old. It in I he natural
antithesis of Radicalism and if tree gov
eminent is to continue iu America its
principles must prevail in the ndminU
tration of the national government. The
old parties will pass awuy with the con
test. The party of the future is the
party of Liberalism, Reform and Peace.
I hat may lie in the immediate present
i will develop itsell from day lo day
But nothing is clearer than this; that we
have only to be firm and steady, to main
tain the integrity of our convictions, to
I repel the suggestions of the timeserving,
j and scorn the seductions of the corrupt,
l holding fast to our faith and standing by
our colors and our guns, There is safety
only in this plain and open course. We
shall for our part pursue it, neither
i daunted nor despondent ; but hating Rad
icalism only the more as it shows itself
me more corrupt, poweriui ana danger
ous. We sincerely believe it to bo the
essenco of all corruption in tho stale.
W are honestly in the belief that its
leaders are a body of unscrupulous des
peradoes, bent upon the ruin of the coun
try. Yesterday should be put down on
ibe calendar as All Rogue's Day. It
certainly presents us a victory for three,
at least, ot toe most conspicuous rogues
the history of party debauchery ever
produced. Mre than this need not bo
said, for more than this cannot be fairly
laid to the cnarge ot tbe btb ot October,
Grant's election Means Imperialism
i no aeieats in rennsyivania, and say
in unto and ludiaua, do not in any re
spect assure the election of General
Grant. Tho supporters of Mr. Greeley,
as well as those ot the present adminis
tration, are opt to regard the October
elections as decisive. It should, how
ever, be recollected that these elections
have turned mainly upon local issues.
and that, however they may havo resulted.
tbe luturo ot tbe Liberal Democratic
ticket is in no manner fully tested
There have unquestionably been out
ragoous frauds perpetrated in the Pen-
nsylvania election, with the knowledge
and onset connivance or tbe adminis
tration, and had the full Democratic vote
been polled, there is no question but that
tne result would have been lor different
This proves what we have olten asserted
mai isemocrais wno refuse to support
me isiQciDuau aua itmimore nomiDces
. - i.t t
must regara tnemseives as neutral agents
of tb Grant party.
Wo regard the election of Ilosaee
Greeley as a duty we owe to the despoiled
anu outraged couth, and as a riddance
for the whole country of the authorized
leeches, applied and authorized by the
present centralized government.
Wo believe also tbat General Grant's
election means imperialism, and tbat if be
be re. elected, we may abaudon all bopo
of a Republican form of government, and
make up our minds that an emperor is
as suitable as a president.
It it high time indeed tbat the people
were thinking. A second term for tbe
present corrupt administration will only
prevo to us that American citizens have
lost their confidence in self-government,
and propose, at party dictation, to es
tablish an oligarchy which shall have
the libertiet of all entirely within their
control. Again wo say tbat General
Grant' election means imperialism, and
we urge all Democrats to withdraw their
personal preferences and support tbe only
ticket that can relieve tbe South and
West of political and commercial vas
talage. St. Louit Timet.
The Republican' Washington special
of th 12tb lay that administration
money is now pouring into New Jersey,
and the straightout Dtmocrats are show
ing "sympathetic activity. The Grani
programme now it to confine their green
backs to Indiana, Net) York and New
Jersey. Tbey think sufficient number
of striightouts can be bought to insar
Indians and New Jereoy, and by tbe
Tweed and O'Briea alliance) 5w York
A miner at Aubrnn, Oregon, recentlf
r i - ... i l ..i-l- .
iouiiu a nuggi ei goi woiguiog fort
five ouacej.
fisalh of IVm. II. Sewani. -
Our last night . dispatches nPpr... us
of the death of Wru. IJ. Seward, on. of
., r .... xi-h iff mn. lift
wart born in th town ol Florida, N. Y.,
II.. 1r ICAl f WaU otlll Trull tie
scent. He enteted Union college at the
nni nf H .mn in 1311 II C WUiK uiui-
-,f Vkchool teacher in Georgia. In
.- i i - 1. -
18122 after liuviiiL' stuaieu no was
sn rolled at t!;o bar in Auburn, N. 1 , ug
which ever after he called hit home. In
1825 bis political abilities were mam- fidently expect to have the encourage
fested in an oration delivered at Syra- uent of a large crowd,
cueo and in 1828 he was chosen presi-1 In the afternoon a call was made for a
dent of a state convention. New York Muss Meeting at tho court house of the
was thou the centre of a widespread ex- Democracy of Jefferson City, who favor
cilcment against tho Free Masons, and t tic election of O'Conur nnd Adams. It
Seward as a leading unti Mason was elected was announced that speeches would be
to tho ttate sctiato. In 1833 be i si ted mado by lion. K ii. Norton of Plntta
Europe and wroie a series of letters lor
Thurlow Weed's paper, th Albany Kven-
ing Journal. In 1S84 be was doleatcd
for governor of New Yoik by ihe Demo- Johnson county.
cratic caudidate, he running on tho Whig) Wo repuircd to tho court house, and
ticket. About this time he received the found the court room pretty well filled
lucnitivo oppoiulnient of agent of the the larger number present being Radl
Holland Land company, which gave him cats; hut two of our citizens who ever
iiifliieuco us well as wealth. 1 111838 he
was cicctcu governor oi iiw iors. xu
this position ho took tbe side of aboli
tion in the controversies about slavery
In 1849 ho was elected to the United
States senate, where be became tbe ac
knowledged leader of bis party, and in
the debate on the admission of Califor
nia he promulgated the "higher law doo-
trine In a speech at Kocuester in
1S53 ho declared there was "an irrepres
sible couflict between opposing and en
during forces," and that "the United
States must become either entirely slave
or entirely free," In 1859 he re-visited
Kuropc and extended his tour to Kgypt
and the Holy Land, and in 18G0 was the
mum iiuuiiui'ui itepuuncuu cuuuiume
fur the presidency, but was beaten by
Lincoln on tbe around of expediency,
r fceward accepted from President
Lincoln the post of secretary of state,
in w ii iuii ne guiucu I no uipioniacy oi 1110
tcuerai government during the wur, with
consumn ate industry and energy. On
the night of the assassination ot Presi
dent Lincoln, April 14, 1SG5, while con
fined to his bed by serious illness, an at
tempt was mado to take bis life by tbe
assassin l'aine, who penetrated to the
room of Mr. S, and after stabbing his
son, intlicteu serious wounds upon the
secretary, which were at first believed to
be fatal, but from which he slowly re
covered, fcince his retirement from pub
lic life ho has made a tour round the
world, and, by the aid of an amanuensis,
was engaged in the preparation of an
autobiography up to within a short time
before his death. In 1849 he published
the "Life nnd Times of John Ouincv
Adams," and his own life and collected
speeches were published in four volumes,
between 1853 ai,d 1802, edited l,y George
h Baker. Among his works is a biog-
raphy of Do Witt Clinton. Mr Seward
adhered to the fortunes of Andrew John.
son when he became president, aflcr
death of Lincoln.
ne was a great man,
, , .
and had hosts of friends and admirers
Ilrockmeyer's Point Against Render
Above all, preserve green the memories
of eur politicians, and ob I let tbo damn-
ing records of all newspaper files be for-
ever confounded. Senator Brockmover
having a valiant desire to no forth and
do battle with the Goliath of tho Radical
party in this state Hon. John B. Hen
derson, looked around for weapous and
went forth. A mom; others he discov
ered an article in the St. Louis Dispatch,
of Sept. 221, 1S70, which he asserts was
written by Henderson and given to Copt.
uart Able, who sent it to tho office for
We turn to the file of that
dlltO and finil ir all llnr. 'PL. n,.:ntA
... . .. v. . . . , v auuuiv,
whether Henderson'a or not, is able, and
a it suited us at tho time it suits us a
great deal better now, ut serving to show
how a great man like the colleague of
General Jeff Jones may change his opin-
ions about another great man in two
years, and yet seem to preserve the rich
jewel of his consistency. From that
mino of wealth we take the following:
"General Grant himsolf it a subject of
special wonder. Ten years ago bo was
quietly seated in a ceuntry village, rj-
pairing harness and driving o small trade
in leainer, a trade supposed to be sum-
cient for his mental caDacitios. Ha is
now Presidcotof what wo fondly call a
gtoat nation, trading a;d trafficing in
the dearest interett of mankind. Ten on,y P'ty or the gentlemen who are at
years ngo he was fitting leather collars to tempting to father this political mon
the necks of tore and jaded boasts of strotity. Jefferson City Tribune,
burden. Now, with th same cool indif- I ,. ;
ference. h essays to fit iron collars unon Tne Constitutional Amendments.
the neck of a weary, worn and bumil
1 I w ..
lated people.
Th is was how Mr. Henderson reckoned
up "our second Washington" in 1870.
' - J " nuui iuiiuwi IU JOI-.
As a part of the platform adopted by tb
Convention, whicb went down upon its
knees and grovolled and squirmed before
bis nam, and ate dirt and rubbd it in,
and adopted him, w clip this elegant
"That the modesty, the patriotic, tb.
earnest purpos., th tagaciou judgm.nt,
practical wisdom, uncorrupted integrity
Comparisons are odious, but tho illut-
ii,:.' s'n 'P!,!.W,dffl..of
Mark you. now. what follows in 187-.'
.7; .1.. 1 S "1""t'" ""liars
"r ... v wwTl wum aim
humiliated peop e can nev.r be forgotten
or properly est.m.Ud.-St. Louit Di-
Th. leLM.l.tuT. f A7 v.,::
which meeu next h. - M, '
3 radical, out of 24 in h. s.n. ., and
17 radicals out of flfi ! .,. !... r
r.pr.ienttivet. Yet th. Gra.tite. B.
a victory in th.t tt.t. .
I -jfc t
"Iron collar. Tor a wor, weary and
hum hit.il fc.nnl . I. Ji.k .ii " .
fcytJ.8. flrVtT AMU t. . tt llT
ders.a, Ageat.
MIC uuiiiuuii o.u.u vvu. C....U..
Mot in tbi. tTf" "
present Col. Z.vely, of ; Osage , U. Martin
Yv 1 1 1 1 a 111 ft. di iioiueii. it. i . rvuiscv. ui
St. Louie, and Ove other gentlemen whose
tin tin WG
uo not rcmemoer. j ne senate
Chamber had been prepared lor their use.
i u t ym. i mm we
hut nlas I the Straight Out. failed to
... il,..l!..n,:.i.J J..
iiuc to liruo, and the disappointed dozen
,rce"d to adjourn to St. Louis, where I
uilh the great lair in progress they con
county ; Hon. II.
Daenzer and A. Wi
J. bpaunhorst, Carl
arren Kelsev. of St.
Louis, nnd II. Martin Williams, of
claimed to be Democrats participated in
tho Bourbon movement, It beinc the
regular meeting of the Grant and Wilson
club they, generous souls, adjourned, for
tho purpose of hearing Greeley nnd
Brown soundly abused and misrepre
sented. Mr. Burton, of Bollinger county, was
called to the Chajr; whe announced the
object of the meeting to be the ratification
of O'Conor and Adams, as the nominees
of the Democratic party,
Mr. Klscy offered tho following:
Kctolved, That the nomination of
O Conor and Adams are hereby ratified
at me cnoico ot the Democracy of Mis
: r .i o v.
nouri. for tho position of President'and
Vice 1 resident
The resolution wat adopted-onr two
gentlemen voting soli.lt y fo- it
Mr. Kelsey was then called for. and
rea( njs little
piece, maliciously and
vindicthely abusing Honest Old Horace.
A letter was then read from John Q
Adams, severely denouncing the Libers!
movement. It will ho remembered thot
up to the meeting of the Cincinnati Con
vention, w'len it was expected Charles
Francis Adams, ( the father of John O
A J II . . .. ... . .
iiunuisj wouiu receive tn Liberal nomi
nation for the Presidency. John O
Adams favored and labored earnestly for
ine suecesa ot the Liberal movement. In
a letter to A. Warren Kclsov. written
before the meeting of the Cincinali Con
vention, givinn his views in refcrenco to
the Missouri policy, he says :
t.T .- ! .1 .
i mi eausnea mat such a course
would be wise and patriotic, nnd I should
be clad to see the Democracy cencnr in
such a resolution. I reeard tho present
of which Z dTT ,'e
, i.., ..!c ... 1
auminiKiraiion as a national rn amitv
v t i,..t:.i. .... .i. t.
- "' V"""? uemoorano party
a powerless alone to relieve us.
...d.w iiimiiiiii, even ii ii, couia oe
mug,.rej. :i nn, u. npmlMoJ , .,, .
Democrat to be the next President
To dismiss an incompetent official, and
avoid a governmental crisis, the Missouri
policy offers the only reasonable possibil
ity which is effered For my part
I sball be glad to humbly helD tho com-
ing of any government, so that its views
bo elevated, its action intelligent and
pure, and its euide the Constitution, nn
matter by whom it may be administered
Such was the patriotic nnd n anly Inn
r t 1 r. . . .
puace oi oenn iuincy Adams previous
to the meetine of tho Cincinnati Convcn
lion, nut alas I his venerable ancestor
received not
pected, and
what he so confidently ex
the promising son is row
eniraged in civing the lie to his previou
record, and endeavoring to trail in the
dust the glnrieuo banner he one so nohlv
u " 1 i
H. Martin Williams was then called
for. H commenced by stntinc that he
wat not in the employ r.f Grant had
never received a dollar of Grant's money.
There is one remarkablo coincidence,
however, that he did not exploin. and
that it, evory speech ho has delivered in
Missouri, has hcen under the auspices of
Grant nnd Wilson clubs. Thit fact
might potsibly load ignorant persons to
EM a, "D'hod in his madness."
1 H' Wtech wa received with live
demonstration of th approval by tho
Th State Convention and Mass MW
'BR wer 80 utterly insignificant in num-
hers and spintle in interest, as to exoit
A the people of the State of Mis
souri will bo called upon to vote "Yea"
or "No" on two Amendment to the
Constitution, at the next general election,
it will bo well to let them know what
, . - : 1 '
th,y nr' votlnK uPn, that they my vot
T j fi"' amendment rIafs to the
Ju"BM of Suprem Court, and pro-
vld" """fttr there shall be fiv,
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u oi arucie v as follows: No part of
iu oonooi rutm ia ever be ntesi.H
iu tho ttookt, bond, o Xr obligations
of any oth.r atate, or of any Toll
ity. town or corporation. Th stock of
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The Iron Heel,
From the Wilmington (N. C.) Joarnal.J
The following letter, received
night,, comet irom a gentleman
of the
very highest charocter and well known lo
us yiuuuj. ma statements lust U
relied upon as stn.tly true !
j, - , vritt
outrage was perpetrated in this count, t,
,n1nra nn,l n,l,o. r .1.. M!. i
officers and soldier of the United Slates
government. While the King' Moun.
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iu mi uniiuni U5IIIUIB1I0II. a OOll ran..
senting over 3,000 communicants, wtt in
session at Beth ehem church, one Newton
Long, a Deputy United State raarthal,
and one Archibald Most, who teemed tu
nave torn authority with Lonit. roda nn.
accompanied by u -quad of armed 0. 8,
aoldieri detailed from Col. Hart't com
mand in Lincolnton, turrounded the
church and forbade the people to leave.
Long ana Most were both drunk, and
Long cuned aud swore vert :rU
The proceeding of th association wan
completely broken up. Tho pattor of
tho church went out und endeavored to
persuade them to leave, and on their re
fusing to do eo the theriff of the county
arrested Long for disturbing tho relig--ious
assembly. Tbe toldiert cocked
their cunt upon tho theriff and com
manded Long to come out. Efforts were
mado to induce them to behave, and they
were promised they would not ha arresud
for further violating th law of tho ttate
and or tb United State if they would
quietly leave the church grounds. They
rodo oft in th direction of the tprine.
nd many membert of the association
returned to th house, thinking they
woro gone. But they toon returned, and
were galloping over the church grounds
with tbeir gun and pistols, and broke
up th astoeiation tbat evening. When
people atarted for borne they found th
road picketed by soldier who were
under Long't command, and even womeu
nd children were arretted with guns
pointed at them, and compelled to wait
the pleasure of this fellow Long before
they could get home. Blnss, I am in
formed by an eye-witness, cocked his
piatolVit a young lady who wat driving off
in a wagon, and threatened to shoot her if
she didn't Atop at once. The whole pro
cceding was an outrage upon religious
liberty, perpetrated by officers and sol
dicrt of tho United States covornment.
The excuse they rendered for their eon
duct wa that they were searching for one
Mayherry, who wat charged with being a
Ku klux.
A correspondent in Salt Luke City
states that the ill feeling between th
Gentiles and Mormons in that place i
rapidly increasing, and fears that the
political excitement of th campaign will
t result in a serious riot.
Seth Bolts, Sen., a voncrable nnd
highly respected c tizen of Linn county,
died ut his residence near Buttsvillc, in
that county, on Tuesday afternoon last,
Sept. 17th , at the advanced age of about
ninety years.
Up to the present time three hundred
students have entered tho State Univer
sity. to ti: ac hi: its.
NOTICE is hereby given that the umlerslgneil,
SuicrintcnJt'nt of public chuoU uf Liuccln
county, Mo,, will, in ncc.rilnnce with the school
law of tbo State, hold public examination ot
teachers, on tho 1st Saturday of every month, at
the court hou.o in Troy, anil on ihnso days only.
Teachers will pleaso bear this in mind.
W. S. PENNINGTON. Sup't Public Schools,
jmon.'-JJ Lincoln Cunnly, Mo.
Order of Publication
N OTICE is hereby given that the undersigned,
aduiinUtrntorof tho citato of Tiilbott lirazc.
Sr., dcccaied, on the 13th day of July, ut tho
July term of the Probate Court of Lincoln
county, Mo., for 1872, filed hi petition as such
auminiuraior ior lue sue oi me real eaiate oi
said deceased, or tn much thereof a might bo
neccscary to pay tho debts due by (aid deceased,
accompanied by tho Hits and invcntoiica re
quired by law, and that unless the contrary lo
shown an order will be made for the sale of said
real estate at the October term of said Probate
Court for 1872, which teim will be begun and
held at the court house in Troy, Mo., on tho
second Monday In October. 1872, when and
where all persons Interested in said estate will
appear and show cause why said order of sale
should not be granted.
aug21 S. It. WOOLFOIiK Adm'r.
Adiiiiiiitsfrnlor'H notice.
N OTICE is hereby given that letters of admin
istration were granted to tho undersigned
on tho estate of Thomas F. Foley, deceased,
by tho Clerk of the Probate Court of Lincoln
county, Mo , on the.3 I day of Sept'r, 1872.
All persons having claims against satd estato
aro required to exhibit them to the administrator
for allowance within one year from the date of
sajd letters, or they may bo precluded from any
be'ncfit of said estate, and if not exhibited within
two years from tbe date of laid letters they will
be torever barred.
Executor's Notice.
NOTICE ii hereby given that letters tes
tamentary were granted to tho undersigned
by tbo Clerk of tbo Probate Court ot Lincoln
county, Mo., on the estate of Mary F. Vertrees,
deceased, on tho 20th day ol Scut., 1872.
Ail i cr ons having olaims against said estate
are required to exhibit them for allowance to the
Executcr within one year from the date ot
said letters, or they may be precluded from any
beneBt of said estate, and if not exhibited within
two years from the date of said letters, they will
bo forever barred.
Ariiiuiiltitrator'H Notice,
N OTICE is hereby given that letters of ad
ministration were granted to tbe undersigned
on the estate of David W. Carter, deceased, by
the Clerk of the Probate Court of Lincoln county,
Mo,, on tho 18th day of June, 1872.
All persona having claims against said estato
are required to exhibit them to the administrator
for aliowanco within one year fro n the date of
said tetters, or they may be precluded from any
benefit of said estate, and if not exhibited within
two years from the date tf said letters they will
be forever barred.
Final Settlement.
NOTICE is hereby given tbat th. underaigned
administrator of the estate of William
Wade, deceased, will make a final settlement of
hia admlniatiation of said estate at tbe next term
of the Probate Court of Lincoln county, Mo., to
be begun and held ia Troy on the second Jiondsy
In October, 1872.
plB E. Q. SITTON, Adm'r.
Final Settlement.
NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned
Executor of the estate of Milton L. Lov.ll
deceased, will make a final settlement of bis ad
ministration of said estate at tbe next term or
the Probate Court of Lincoln county, Ma, te M
begun mil hel at the eo.rt house U rb
l second 4tBdaf taOeteber, U7J. . ,
ag2lti3. u;o. H.tJlIltOS, tx'.

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