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1 1 'iipiij!!1! I Attention ! liousehoitiers ! " To those who Intend putting la ft furnace for the purpose of hunting their hout tan coming snaion, we would call your attention to I he fct that we hive Ihe agency for Brottleboro and vicinity of the celebrated TRIUMPH FURNACE, Which has proved a TRIUMPH Indeed over all Other furunoes wherever tot. In ths construction of thin lurnoCK, wu Ot-loive the maufneturers have achetve.) a i?reat suoress in coralilnlnir mnny elo. menu which go to make A PKKFBCT KUKN ACE, and oontliientiy offrr It as a consummntion of the best olsrvU(n and experience of tta dny. For thorough workmanship, large raMiutlng sin face, rasy of management, and economy of fue,, we match it aiilnat any furn ice in the market, in proof thereof we refer you (without permission) to the following well known gentlemen of tiriMllaboro who arc usiug them : J H (Iolden, Foreman of the Eitey orgnn woiks; - W H Adam, Forenfiin of theSraith Sc Hunt baby carringo works ; E P Carpenter, of the Carpentei orfrnn works; C A Tripp, watchmaker and jeweler; Jeriy Ileyward, contructor and builder; A W Stowo, contractor und builder; CH Mnneur, postmaster of Tlra'tleboro; O Frost, treasurer -f the Valley Mill Co. A sample of this furnace may be soon on our sample floor any time. 3m52 A. V. COX A: . This Week Wo are opening a nev line of Fall Goods, Dress Goods. Flannels. Cottons, Prints, And a full line of Shirtings, Underwear, Blankets. Corsets, Hosiery,. Gloves and Notions. We open to day 100 pounds ,... of the best - : GERMASUOWf. YARN A.t 18 cents per Skein. 1 case prints, 4 cents 1 j u a Lot Children's Shawls 25c each. Also a large line of Underwear And a good Gingham at 6c. These are genuine w V I ssjgsjawsasi m -rm - 3m8 No 4, CROSBY BLOCK. BRAN Has advanced $1.00 a ton, but as we have moFC on the track than we can store we sha.l sell 20 tons of it for less than it can be not from the west in car lots. BUYRSOUtf AND A Mil Valley Mill Co. GilDnroeiry. Having rrtnrri'd fro-n New York with a laree asson m.-n t of Pull tnd Winter Millinery, eompris f; Ihe Novelties of the treason, we all be pleased M xhidh 10 ail woo give us a can. Huts and -Bonnets, Ttot trimmed and antrimmed, for Ladles and Misses. A floe line of QiUrfiAFlnst&TiilTet Bonnets AUo FIuAm, Velvets, FeaUiera, Birds, Wlogs, tie. MISS A. II. HALL, - I.ii St.. oP. Ib lu-w2m AUCTION BILLS. Fall Sheet Hair Sheet, k i ?saa (uarii:r oiircis Eigniu bneet. $3.00 for 25. SV2.00 for 25. $ 1.25 for 25. 11.00 for 25. Orders by MAIL. Promptly Attended to. jr. C3-- uiiXjiniiT", REFORMER JOB DEPARTMENT, tltdim BrmeUro, vt. THE "UNWRITTEN HISTORY." OF T11K ,TOIT0-WQRNT KKOON. SIltUCHDN'J'KOUHLB. a n. .uii it lioimw', Prcunsterona 5 ii... bh.rm.i, anil Ollmrs Joliuson Bl.o Nuspofits-cl Grunt of TruRSon Tho J rue view tu uioi," ii. .11.... iinmwrll. HfndorhOll. 'uiiiliull. 8mvril, Miklea Hurt Purltr 'l eotily to various i-ia Tha eomDiote and conclusive refutation of CUaunccy M D-.-pew's story which he claims to have got from Uon Urant, or Anurew juuusuu a plot to revolutionize the government, appears in our editorial columns. It is shown that Grant has once denied under oath the very things which Depew represents uira as assert ing at a dinner table. Depew stiU reiterates the story and says'tbat Grant happened to tell It to bim after speaking of a lecture of Depow's on "Reconstruction" which bad Interested him. The mystery is (hat Depow, if ho ever knew thn facts and disputes of recon struction to wiite a lecture about it, Bhould not bfive known better than to oeitove mis story, if Grant ever told it, or than to spread it before the world anyway. Col Fred Grunt also reit erates that be knows the story is true, because bis fathor frequently told it to him, and he has letters and documents to furnish "collateral proof." He promises to write a book or some thing to substantiate it, i.ut perhaps he will give this tip now that he knows what his father testified to under oath in 18G7, a year after these events are represented to have occurred. Quite a number of other men who jumped Into publicity to confirm the story, several days ago, probably see now, in the light of the final developments, how ridiculous they ap pear. But wo present their statements below together with those from the other side of the controversy, because they make, with their plots and counter plots, dark suspicions and hatrels, an Intensely interesting picture of one of the most momentous periods of onr country's history ;they show with what noble purposes of patriotism Lincoln and Johnson were inspired, and ihey remind the intelligent and thoughtful citizen how much happier would have been- the nation's history for the past 20 years, if these purposes had been carried out instead of the rapacious and violent measures of extremists like Butler, Stanton and Thad Stevens. . GEN SHKRMAN ALSO DENIES IT And PV That Johnson Wai Only Politi cally Carryluit Out Lincoln's I'olloy. Gen VV T Sherman, Grant's devoted friend, recedes somewhat from his position last week, that he woul l not "Imrart to any living soul" the information in his hands. In a St Louis Globe-Democrat intcrviaw Saturday, he said : "I never understood Gen Grant to express any fear that Mr Johnson contemplated any vi olence. Mr Johnson firmly believed the con stitution and the laws then existing were all sufficient for the reconstruction of the southern cntn n.inirrcRs thoneut otherwise, and In the quarrel between congress and President Grant was in danger of being made a scapegoat. Gen Sherman here produced a large bundle of letters from Gen Grant and continued : These letters cover the period in question, Tbey are all of a friendly and confidential na ture, but there is nothing in them which go to show that Grant ever apprehended any nation al danger. When Stanton was restored to office Johnson accused Grant of having surrendered his office without suffUttnt resistance That was the cause of the quarrel. It was a fight be tween the president and congress, and Grant was not willing they should wage it over his shoulders. Stanton being backed by congress, Grant retired. Johnson was hostile to Stantcn( and he did not want him in his cabinet. Grant concluded that the best way out of the difficul ty was to let tho presidentcongress and Stan ton fight it out among themselves. ONLY A DIFFERENCE OF OPINION. I think the papers are making too much of iiiiu frmti-nvprsT. It is simDlv an effort to re kindle the embers of a fire which has long since i i . 11... . 1. . . . . . .ntlilnii mn.a in M uieu OUl. XJ u l iiicio was iiuwiiift ... Johnson's attitude than tbo ordinary political differences which will exist between men of dif ferent parties. I repeat aeain that there was no violence intended. jSvryodj .Irad and sick of war. Nohody thought ot Hxhtinv, except on poper. Alter Stanton was removea 1 wan tea tTesiueut sjuuuauu iiumm".o v.,. Jacob D UOX as eeureutry ui wr, mu m "n tirmation bv tuo senate would bave settled the whole controversy Mr Usvcrdy Johnson co incided with me in Wis parueuiar.oui mo pres. UVIllj rVUU 1U UltUlj 4f WUB sjsh v ta - As I have already stated, Mr Johnson was . 1 -l . . s1.., .;H eVin nonntl. impressed vtiia lue ucjhh iu wim mo whbw tatin and laws he could successfully recon a iL. M T Innnln T thill If Wslfi n the same opinion. Congress, however, wanted . . t j. 1, ; .. . h .linhafa tarmn Ktr IO proviuo iuhuuiiici ouv uiw w..B v which the states that had seceded might be at iii.,llintliiiTininii Tt'itupan Pfintrreeu am the president, Grant bad a very unhappy time Oi It lor auuub a jew. LAYS IT A IX OS GRANT. A Storv Which t Least Shows the Bad Feel lue Between Grunt and Juhnson. (Gen ItjS Sanders, a prominent Tennessee poll tician.) Tn 1R71 I was sittin in ex-Piesident John. snn's hhrarv with him. in Greenville, Tenn. He was talking of his experiences as president, and remarked : "l 11 snow you some unwrit ten historv." He reached up to tio book shelves and took down a large volume, larger . 1 . 1. :... . Arnf t .1 hndnaai hniisn There were a number of these volumes rasjged Kinniaiiln each other. He laid before me the one he had taken down, and opened it to a place which was marked by a torn piece of a ' t . 1 . . : 1 . 1 . i . 1, 1. 1 newspaper. 11 fsve s uutitucu icvmu ui " " had occurred at a memorable cabinet meeting. The volumes contained the minutes of all the cabinet meetings of Johnson s administration. The nroceediriirs were set forth in a clear band. I read the record of the meeting to which he bad called my attention. It contained the ex nrp.inrn of the ooinions of thfc cabinet members concerning Gran's course wita regard to the secretaryship of war. Me tiao, as is wen koown, consented to tako that position for the purpose of aiJitig the administration to get Stauton out In that very meeting he was ac cused by the president and hia cabinet minis ters of treacuery ana uouois turning, uiueuu Welles cinolovcd the strongest language in de nouncing Grant's conduct, and I never read such au excoriation as the president gave Grant. Ia language as forcible as Johnson could emDlov and be knew bow to use vigor ous English be denounced Grant for bis de ception anrt treacnery. lie cnargea nira wita having played the spy upon the administration and the cat.iiet. After baving read the denun ciation, I asked Mr Johnson wbere Grant was at tbe time. He replied with great earnestness : " bim, as clo?e to me as you are, and during tbe delivery of my remarks, 1 shook my tiager ritrbt in his face. He. Grant," continued Gen Saunders, "neither looked up nor repliad, so President Johnson told me. Now, it is plain to ba seen that Grant wa moved by vindictive spite in telling what be did. It's absurd that Mr Johnson was soriilly tabooed. It is true there were people who didn't like bim, but ba was governor (of tbe state, United States senator etc, and had as high a social position as any body. Again, there were very few southern men here in Washington at the time Uraut re fers to. I was elected to congress from the Memphis district in 1865, and came on here, but never got my seat. I knew that very few of tbe leaders of southern sentiment and opin ion were here about that time. Johnson never did sav. either, that traitors should be banired tie said treason should be made odious and traitors punished. DATS Or DAKK 8CSPICIOX. THE REFORMER, OCT. 80,-1885. Jashnaon Brlleved that Grant was Plotting; to be lMctator Anoihvr story which Coraee boeond -bstasl frvm Dead Man. Giles F Filler, a lifc-lonir St Louis ltepnnli- can, and an eld friend of Montgomery Blair, attorney general under Lincoln, made bis con tribution 13 toe controversy oaiuraay. lie a.rf : Andrew Johnson and Montgomery isiair were clone friends. After Jobnsonwag Inaugurated vice president he made Mr Hlair g hoar in Washing- too bit bnU'V.and Mr Blair was u certain ex tent kit conHaintial adviser. Before .Lincoln waa assassinated tbt. Republican party was split, Ben wade. Salmon P (.'base and w illtam H Seward leading that portiev of tha party deslrnfl ot tn reins- tba most rs-.-al mass ares. Woej Lincoln was killed and Juhnsoa becsou preti- was the enco dent theie men sought to cwtrol Jshnson, but tiny soon dlieovercd that Lincoln's policy was to be ful owed out by his successor. Then thoy determined to get rid ofhlin. An elaborate schonie waslplanned. the details of whlca were all known to Mr Johnson. The plot was to prove that Jobiieon was unfit, through excess ive use of liquor and opiates, to exercise the functions of his oillce. They collected and manufactured a mass of evidence, beginning with sworn testlmonyr-to prove that Johnson -was drunk when ho was inaugurated and haj no iiloa of what the oath of oillce was or of what was transpiring. Then they prepared a lot of evidence setting forth the day and date of a vast number of acts of the president, public and private, to show that bis mind was im paired, all of which was to serve as the basis of tho arrost of Mr Johnson. Mr Blair and the president were perfectly well aware of what was going on and discussed the progress of the plot. WHY SHERMAN WAS SENT FOR. When, however, the schemers had so far per fected their plans that it only remained lo de cide on tho date for tbe arrest, Mr Johnson de cided to send for Sherman. The president was afraid of Grant, tbe general of the army. He thought Grant aspired to a dictatorship and in conversation with Mr Blair pointed to the fact that Pherman had been sent as far from the capital as possible. It was decided then to send for old Tecumseb, whlclTwas done, and when Sherman arrived the surprise- of Grant was great. The president proceeded very cautious ly. Ho did not tell Sherman all the facts. He never spoke to him of tbe conspiracy, but sim ply said he was going to send Grant to Mexico and desired to have Sherman at Washinuton. The rest is told in recent publications. Sher man told tho president that Grant would not go to Mexico, and volunteered himself. Johnson let each of the plotters know in a quiet bnt un mistakable way lhat he was fully posted as to their schemes, and they abandoned the idea of arresting the president, and their plans took soape laier on in iue iiiipcauuuicui. piuuccuma. n,Li 1! ... Chnma., h. . 1. n nraul. XU1B BCNU1HK JUr VJCIJCIUI ouuiuan ttj IUO pMl J.n, nn....nf4 fl.allt that llO UTUB B II dnnrtfft flflf distrusted by the president, and it was not long , . : i . n neiore even iuo pjoium-c ui ntcuusuifj nhariflinnrl htf thn ttrpflirinnt und thfl hpiiri of n n r nnit than itnw0t fliA nnrri'Hnnnilp. ItJlUT, lt" mv" nji.wi.wv. . 1" """f"" between them, portions of which are now Had ing their wav into print. ; This," said Mr J-'iiley, '-is the story as told me oneen years ago uy muiiiguuiery xiiau. LINCOLN'S KECONSTKUCTIOK POLIC1T It WrtS the Same as Johnson's A Kpmlnl conr of tiio l.ust Oays of tho JNoble l'ro ldeut'H Life Letter by A M Kciley, late minister to Russia. But the fact was that Mr Johnson's policy in this matter was Abraham Lincoln's policy, as President Johnson constantly mimed ; attain confirmation a reminiscence of the last days of Mr Lincoln's life, which, I believe, has not hith erto appeared in print, may not do witnout in teres t : I was a member ef the last goneral assembly of Virginia that convened during tbe wur. We bad passed mttny days without a session, when on the afternoon of Sunday, April 2, 1865, we met to consider the situation. Toe proposed evacuation of Uicnmonu was not only Known but in fact in progress, and the legislature convened to consider our duty. Being ot oplu- ion that tbe fall of Richmond and Petersburg would speedily conclude the war, and that in the no i:ical trouuies woicn must men speeuuy 101 low it could not be without advantage to have an organized representative body at the c .pitol 1 urrnrn. and acenrdinor to mv oresent recollec tion, ottered a resolution declaring it to be tbe dutv of the assembly to remain. A motion was made to Invite the senate to onr room and to close the doors, and In secret session tbe sub lect was considered. Governor bmitb Bad al ready been invited to tbe ball, and be addressed the joint body in a speech of great vigor in fa vor of tbe opposite view, and a resolution to follow the retreating army ana resume sessions I think at Lynchburg prevailed. The bulk of the members left the city that night with the governor, but several, among waom i was, ue clined what seemed to us a useless adventure. On Wednesday, I think, Mr Lincoln arrived in Ktcnmond,and 1 was one of some live or eight members who called on bim. He seemed to be fully aware of what had occurred in our last meeting and expressed to ma bis regret that ihe legislature bad not remained, repoating more than once that while be had no autnority to speak fur congress, in Lis opinion there would be no dinlcuity in providing tor tuo lm mediate admission of such senators as tbe as scmbly might elect, and that lawful elections might at once be held for members of the lower bouse. He immediately caused an order to b3 published Inviting toe reassemoiing ot tuetegi lature and'pVoniisincc a safe conduct to all mem bers on their way to Richmond, and on Friday morning we met in a building then known as the iaw building to consider tue prtsiaent s proposal. At fbat meeting Were at least two uemlemen still living in ittcumond : ana a let ter was then prepared embodying Mr Lincoln.' iir.mniul. mill dirofiiinir its transmission as a ttiicular.'t alTmeiutwrs who could be reached newspapers b.ing almost obliterated then, ia Virginia. When the president returned he found his policy vehemettly opposed by the leaders of the Republican party, and especially by Mr Stanton, easily first in force among his cabinet advisers; and lien Liee s surrender immediately following, tbe Virginia question was swallowed ud in the vast ami momentous political proo lems which the collapse of secession presented to ma country. Nor was this a new or exceptional position of Mr Lincoln. In the Louisiana case in 1SS3 he announced the same doctrine and gave it ex pression, and in one of tbe last speeches of his life, delivered, I think, the very d.ty after his return from Richmond, ce stated that every member of.his cabinet approved the plan for tke restoration ot Louisiana. Mr Johnson always claimed that his recon struction policy was Mr l.tncoln , and was founded on principles to which tbe Republican party and tbe country were committed thut the ordinances ofj secession were either valid or invaliJ ; if valid, that tbe seceded states were out of tbe Union and whipping them batk was tvrannv : if valid tbey left the states as before, and while individuals might and sbould be punished for rebellion tbe states could not; that ii tie states were out a successiui war wagea for tbe preservation of tbe Union had destroyed it; if they were in, tbe constitution covered them and prescribed as well their rights as their duties. It is not unlikely .(therefore, that he desired the immediate reuaoiuiatio or the soutu. ern states; and it Is certain that be waged unceasirg war against tbe congressional substi tute: but it Is much easier to attribute a defect ive memory to both Geneial Grant and Mr Deoew. or one of them for that sutlices than to suspect Andrew Jonnson of the folly of contemplating a weak imitation of Oliver Cromwell and General Grant of such complici ty in the plot as concealment would imply. LEWIS D CAMPBELL'S OPINION. The Man Selected for tho Mexican Mission With Uraut Knew Johnson's Patriot ism. (Letter from W W Posko In the New York Herald.) I bave recollections of conversation with Lewis D Campbell, of Hamilton, Ohio, some three or four years- since, and jast before his death. Mr Campbell was once among tbe threo or lour leading Republicans ot that state, ue was tbe candidate of tbe Republicans in Con gress for speaker one term, and for four terms was chairman of the committee of ways and means. - He was a peculiarly astute and skilful politician, understanding tbe motives of men and knowing bow to piay upon their weak nesses, if necessary, for party purposes. No man stood closer to Audrow Johnaju than bo did. He knew bim In congress, be was his ad viser in Tennessee wbeu he was governor of that stale during lha civil war, and be was con stautly in consultation with him from 1st) I till tbe cud of bis term. It was at Mr Campbell's bouse a low.n ouiy, comfortable structure in tbe center of tbe little city of Hamilton that Johnson made bis home when driven out of hit nativa state. It was to L;wis D Campbell, thus Informed as to the secret history of tha administralioa. that I once addressed the inquiry : Hid you ever see in Mr Johnson any ten dency or desire to make a dictator of himsel', as was charged by the opposition prints t "Never," rejoined be. He never varied in his course. He bad resisted tbe rebellion in tbe south on the basis of tbe constitution, and be held after tbe close of the war that tbe states were (till in. They could not tear themselves away tn any manner. He did not, however, believe that tbey had lawful governments at tbe ending of hostilities, and be was disposed to deal harshly with tbe leading men. He was not, though, to severe with tbe military officers as he wag with tbe civilians. I do not believe that he would have dene anything with Iee or lieau regard if be had bad tbe power, bat be would bave punished Jeff Davis, Toombs and tbe mesa hers or tbe Confederate cabinet. He never mde any move toward doing anything against any oflbem, however, except Davis. Nor did be ever contemplate any strnrgle againtt congress. He aaw tbe unwisdom ot what tbey were doing, bat knew that bis own viewg would uiumatt.'y prevail. Sotheyhave" continued be, "bat we have lost fourteen years of peace that we might bay bad." Mr Campbell did not gl4 ny more explicit denial than this, although J Is full enough, tot the story as published to-day wan not then known. "Johnson was not disposed to bo se vere with the military officers, and did nothing to any civilian except Iliivif. He never con templated a Btruggle against congress." I sub-. mil that Campbell's knowledgo of his man was far superior to Grant's. T'"fiv were iu sympa thy with each other, while Grant, was the lust person whom the president would have taken into bis conddenca. There are doubtless letters lu existence which will substantiate this much more fully than I am capable of doing, but I think no honest cltr.en ought to allow any one who did so much for the Union as- Andrew , Johnson to have his fair fame' blasted by the tioglo convocation of an enemy, uttored years after his death, when all the circumstantial ev idence and the denial of the one who knew the history of the time irost thoroughly stand against it. Johnson's fault was that be refused to pursue tbe beaten foe at the south with re lentless ennntv. He would not be the Robes pierre or the 'St Just of the Mountain, but would rather repress the vloltnce of the mul titude. K . Mure Quotations from Dead Men, Mr Depew still reiterates the story, and in an Interviow Saturday tells the following as a con firmation of it: "Vice-President frank Thompson, of the Pennsylvania railroad, dropped in to soe me yesterday. He told me that Ex-Judge Jere miah Black informed him of Johnson's Inten tlons. Johnson sent for Black and laid before him the plan which he had laid before Gen Grant, and which I detailed in my letter to Col Grant. He asked Black for his aid in carrying out the scheme. You know that Black had been attorney-general in Buchanan's cabinet and was a very warm advocate of Johnson's side. Black beard all that Johnson had to say, and when the whole plan was revealed be said, 'You have left one important factor out of your rali'iilatlnns. Mr President." hat is that ?' Johnson asked. 'Hell!' was BUck's reply to the proposition." OTHER TESTIMONS" Ex-Secretary Boutwell who was one of tbo managers of the impeachment, declines to say anything about the story, and says he can re member nothing of Grant's testimony boiore the committee. Gen Butler, another of tha manigers, says, that Gram'B story of the conspiracy mil not introduced in tbe impeachment trial, because it was not "competent evidence," and the commu nications of the president as commander in chief to a general were confidential or privileg ed corcmunlc.ttlons. Then Butler goes onto tell of "another project" of Johnson's "to revj lutionlze the government, the details of which were partly known at the time, but which could not be proven, and had not taken the form of action and which were not brought Into the Im peachment proceedings. I myself had some very strong moral evidence npon two questions which I did not care to make known to the pub lic in the impeachmant proceedings, but one of which I investigated seoretiy as chairman o." tbe committee for that purpose, and while there was disclosed to me some very damaging facts, under the circumstances they were not so con clusive that I deemed it proper to exhibit an ar ticle of impeachment. These facts and that ev idence are my property, and I propose to keep them to myself until i advise myself when they shall see light. Perhaps after I bave ceased to see light." Gen Fttz John Porter recalls that these charges are only a rehash of similar ones "made at the time at least they were tho sub ject of gossip in high military circles." Col Frank Burr, the author of a "Life of Grant," gets an opportunity out of tho dispute to advertise his book by publishing extracts from the chapter which treats of Grant's aud Johnson's differences. As this was written sev eral months ago it shows that there is nothing new io Depew's yarn, but that it is a rehash of the political gossip long circulating. Ic quotes testimony from Admiral Amaien, Geu Sher man anil Gen Horace Porter, uane of which except possibly Porter's has any material rela tion to the case. Gen Sherman says that John son told him the idea of sending Grant to Mex ico wts tliat he bad a great reputation and it would live the mission weight and influence, but that he had very great regard for Geu Grant and would not like to do anything that was dis tasteful to him. Sherman volunteers this as to the motive : "My opinion is, they defited to get rid of him and keep hiin from being a can dldate for the presidency." Gen Porter says : "Grant's differences with Andrew Johnson were continuous without an open cinflict dur ing all of his term as president." Johnson was "in a frenzy" to have Lee and tho other rebel leaders hung, and Grant unflinchingly resisted him and pievented it. Gen Porter also tells a story of military organizations that were form ing on both tides for revolutionary purposes j one of them extended through Maryland aud was designed to support Johnson in case of a ruDture: it was investigated by two officers of hlirh rank in the , armv ' StiU - living- Giant knew all about it, wl-slaf that reason, pigeon-holed the demand of Go Swan for tbe state's proportion of arms and ammunition, and was a good mind to expose tbe sebeme, but finally concluded to let it die nut quietly. Tbe other was an organization of 3000 veteran soldiers in Washington, under tbe command of a distinguished major general of volunteers, ready to take tbe side of congress in case of an explosion. Kdwin M Stanton was its master sp.rit. Sooach side had it little hostile lorce prepared for tbe clash, and Gea Grant, fully aware of this state ot things, stoel between tha two like an impassable barrier, warning both sides to keep tbe peace. Johnson once asked Grant: "General, 1 am very auxious to know, in case there should be an open rupture between mvself and congress, with which side you will bo found." "That will depeud," said the gan eral, with some earnestness, Vupon whieh is the revolutionary party." Chas A Daua, editor of the New York Sun, advances the explanation of all these troubles that President Johnson was an excessive opium eater. W W Marden, Johnson's assistant pri vato secretary, declares that this is false. "I saw a great deal of Mr Johnson be says, par ticularly at night, and was entirely familiar with his habits, both by day and night. I au positive that he never used opium in any form. Had bo used it stealthily, be could not bave concealed the fact from me, for I had had enough experience with the drug, having been a druggist at one time, to detect its effects with out any difiiculty. Mr Johnson was not a drinkiug man, aitoougu ue toux nts urtnK as ni03t meu did in those days. His favorite bev erage was good rum. He never used opium; of that I am positive." Hugh McCollocb, secretary of the treasury under Johnson, and F VV Seward, son of the great Wm H Seward, and assistant secretary of tbe state, bom agree in pronouncing itepaw a story ridiculous. Mr sawara says : "President Johnson, I found, In four years of official and personal intercourse, to be a loyat, patriotic, very determined ana resolute man. It was tbe fa-ltion in those times of heat ed political feeling, for those who advocated tbo congressional plan ot reconstruction to de nounce President Johnson for lack of patriot ism because be adhered with equal tenacity to bis plan of reconstruction. I never doubted that both parties were sincerely desirous to re store tbe states to their original aud harmo nious relations In the speediest way, but it took years of debate and controversy to find out what that way was and to accomplish it. Mr Johnson firmly believed that he was carrying out Mr Lincoln's policy and that be was bat tling with those who opposed it. He took Mr Lincoln's ctbinet just as it stood and kept it in during bis own term of oftli-e." Gen Henderson of Missouri, who presided over tbe last national Republican convention, Gov t, U Ross ot .New Mexico, and Lyman Trumbull, three of tbe Republican senators who voted against impeaenment. all agree in believing the story without foundation, as does Vice-President HenJrijks, who was a distin guished Democratic senator at that time. Mr Hendricks states the whole of It when he says : "Job' ton believed ia restoring and not recon structing the states, aud that the federal gov ernment had no right to chanie or abrogate ineir codsiuuihjos. i tnina air Lincoln naa this view also." ' Judge David 8 Golding who was marshal of tbe district of Columbia under Johnson gives the clearest and most comprehensive statement ot all regarding Johnson's policy. It was, as be learned from constant and m-jgt confl leutial intercourse, "that no sta'e bad taen out of tbe Loion; that all were In to Union, and as states had equal rights uader tbe consdtutloa none could be puonhed by Ue general gove.ru nieut lor treat in ; but tbe indit idualg could and bad committed tieaaou, and coo Id be punished as traitors: that at fast as loyal men were elected to congress tbey should be admitted to seats, and that tbe Sath should be encouraged to ehct loyal men to congress by tbeir i so me diate admission to seats and participation in iegislstion; that each house of congress was tbe judge of tbe electien and qualification ot its own members, and that unrepentant and un pardoned rebels should not be admitted to seats In congress, not because tbeir state were oat of the I'nion, nor because tbey were not entitled to representation in congress, bnt becaase of the unpardoned treason of the member elect; that no state or district should be oeo d repre sentation If the member elect ass loyal to tbs government. A lew fellows jjis uens ttorsce Porter aid u E clkklef, who art aaxiam to hanf on to the , coat tails of Grant's fame made themselves ridiculous by rushing Into print as soon as Djpew's story appaarod, ti doclure that they knew all about It and It was true. Porter oilers nothing but loose and vniruo stntcmouts beyond what he has before contributed to Biirr's book. Sickles really offers nothing i'i the way of proof and his "confirmation" is made up of a statement of his own dilijrancos with John son while be was military commander of the Carolina. Johnson he thinks was able, vin dictive anJ perhaps sincere but bo is very wire that Grant and Stunton distrusted Ms loyalty. TKMPKltANCE ITK.IIS Furnished by I lie W U ent. X U Snporinti ud- mr cures r-Stoarsoness, Diarrhoea, WHY THE DRAM DltlNKKIl'S NOSK IS RED. - It Is not presumed that many readers of this paper are afllicted in tbo manner described in tbo following article from the pen of Dr J B Johnson In the Medical and Surgical Reporter; but soino subscriber may have an acquaintance who is puzzled to know why his note baa be came red und lumpy, and to him tbe informa tion hero given may be useful if not gratify ing. . It may be reasonably supposed that when tbe dram drinker looks uprn bis face in tbe glass, and sees that his nose is red, be would be anxious to know the exact cause of such a con dition, anu why, ths more alcohol be drinks, tho greater becomes the tedness ; and also why an gry-looking bumps alter a while make tbeir ap pearance on tue ena ana Biues ot ine nose r it may not be out of place to tell hjin, in a com monplace way, the came; for be is but little aware, as he looks at nls nose, that, as it is red dened and congested by an unnatural supply of blood, so all the respective organs of bis body are kept in a state of unnatural redness and con gestion by the habitual use of alcohol. If he could see his brain, stomach, liver, lungs, heart, and kidneys in his mirror, as he sees his noee, he would find each of those organs in precisely the same condition as that presented by bis nose; and this congestion of the vital organs explains to him the unomfortable manner in which their functions are performed. When in perfect health, the function of tbe organs of the body are bo quietly performed that a man forgets that he has lungs and heart. In fact, bis general condition is so good that he never tbinks alwut his internal organ; but this is not so with the habitual drinker of alcoholic compounds. The alcohol which I19 drinks ke.'ps his organs in tbo same reddened and con gested condition as his nose, and he is always complaining that his head actcs or feels hot, I'ooiU!', and confusjd, tbatie does not sleep wed, and has startlngs a id jeikingst.f his limbs in his sleep; bis appetite is capricious, his kidneys do not net cl and he has pains in bis limbs and back, or bis heart fuels uneasy and has spells of palpitatio.i, and bis lungs do not perform tlic'r duty in a m.tnner to make him feel at ease. He is nervous, tremulous, arid easily startlec ; his liver is disordereJ, he has a bad tasto in bis mouth, and bis tor.giid is ant ed with a thick, white fur, acci mpanied by to veriih and thirsty sensations 11b jut his throat. When tbe dram drinker presents or complains of these symptoms, be may, without tbo slight est mistake, conclude that tho alcohol has irri tated his whole system, and that every organ of his body is in the same reddened and unnat ural condition as that pro-ionted by Lit ncsn. The heart is a double organ, constituting within tho body a force puinp,the doty of which is to receive two streams of blood, and to act upon tbem in a manner which necessitates tbe duty ot sending two streams of blood In differ ent directions. It has, likewise, two sets of vessels. Tho duty of one set of vessels is to carry the blood from the heart throughout the entiie 'jody, while the duty of the other set of vessels is to carry the blood back from the en tire body to tbe heart, to be sent to tbe lungs to meet with tbe air, by which it is purified. This explains bow it is 'that tbe dram drinker's breath always smells of alcohol. Tho alcohol when taken into the stomach passes into a pure state into tbe blood, and when tbe blood, thus mixed with alcohol, is sent there by the action ot tbo beart to tbe lnngs, tbe alcohol is there taken up by tbe air in the lungs, and breathed out on tha air by tbe -.ct ot breathing. Some times the breath is so loaded with alcohol, that as it escapes, ic will appear luminous, and can be plainly seen to bj luminous when the long practiced dram drinker breathe? in tho ark. T.e vessels which can y tbe blood from the heart throughout the body aro called arteries : those that bring it bick to tbe heirc are called veins. Tbo veins collect the blood from the organs and remote parts of the body as rapid ly as tbe arteries send the blood to such organs aud remote patts of tho body. If the heart, therefore, sends the blood to the different or gans and parts of the body more rapidly than the veins can collect it, th$n more work is put upon H13 veins than they can perform, and toe result is a stagnation or congestion of tbe amount of blood sent in excess by tbe arteries for the veins to gather. Hence, as the dram drinker s beart beats about thirteen limes otten er iu tbe ruinutd than tbe beart of oue wbo does not drink alcohol, the aitenes in conse qnence of tbe increased action of she beai-t ear- rv the blood to the dram drinker s note more raDldly than the veins carry it back, and the blood remains congested in tbe overruled ves sols aud gives tbe nose, face and neel of tbe dram drin ker a habitual redness. So stagnant is tbe blood thus congested in tho overfilled vessels that when the nose, face and neck of the dram drinker suddenly meet a current of cold air, they immediately turn purple aud retain the hue until tbe warm air again restores them to their unhealthy redness. Too blood thus stagnant in the dram drinker's nose not only causes its reduess, but produces disease of the skin, and this disease of the skin causes red pi npies to sprout out. In medicine, these pim pies are known as acne, but in common lan guage they are called grog blossoms, and these grog blossoms never get wen so long as tne con tinuous use ot alcoholic compounds is kept up. Ic is a medical fact that as tbe influence of alcohol reddeus tbe dram drinker's nose and changes its appearance, so tbe alcohol reddens and changes the appearance of every organ of tbe body ; and as tue nose thus affected is not either in a natural or healthy condition, so ev cry org in of his body, like his nose, is changed trom a natural ana oeaitny condition to an un healthy and diseased condition; and as tue skin of the nose takes on unbealtby action, so tbe substance and covering of the internal or gans take on diseased action, which results in a short time in the full development oi incurable diseases, such as insanity ot the brain, diseases of tbe beart, Bright's disease of tbe kidneys, hobnail liver and slow Innammation of the stomach. All these diseases exist at the same time in tbe drain drinker; but the organ most diseased is apt to take the lead in process of morbiJ action : and the other organs being also in a state ot advanced disease, the iaw ot de struction soon exerts its power, and the dram drinker passes anon from untimely disease into a premature grave. GOSSIP AND IJfruUMATION. The United States has 87 "regular" medical schools. Of theie 33 have been opened within 13 years and 21 within five years. With tbem aro associated 1300 instructors and over 10,000 s udents; they turn out about dOUO new toe- tors annually. John G Whlttier writes to the Boston Ad vertiser: "I have received many letters from various parts of the country asking informa tlon in regard to a projected settlement in North Carolina by Clark Whittier, who the writers seems to think is a brother of mine. 1 have no brother living and I know nothing whatever of the settlement or its founder." Tbe councillor of state appointed to try and reduce tbe kicg of Bavaria s expenditures al most immediately resigned, by reason of worry and irritation, and who is to succeed uitu is a very d fli.-uli question. Expense, however, are being curtailed in the servants' hall and stables, and tbe separate theatrical perform ances are for tbe present suspended. Work on the various palaces is necessarily stopped be cause there is no mousy to pay tbe workmen. Not content with one universal language the VolaDuk the Germaus bave Invented a second one, tbe Pasilgina, which Is the name riven to it by its inventor. Ilerr f btelocr in tue preface to his grammar be says that since none ot the living languages can ever become universal, owing to tbe jealousy among nations. be bas, alter years of study, written a grammar "wtncn can o useu oy an tue iijuoiis 01 me earth, from the simplest Indian idiom up to the most perfect y developed languages of civilized nations." 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