Oregon sentinel. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1858-1888, July 25, 1868, Image 1

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PBANCO-AMEHICAN
HOTEL AND RESTAURANT,
OITOSITK THE
Odd Fellow's Hall,
Jacksonville, Orcrea.
Travelers and resident bjarders will flat
- MADAME D'ROBOAM'S
MMD AlfD BXDDOra
Placed In flrrt cites order. nd la Mcry
War superior to any In Ibis section, aui
ruipairaed y any lit the State
HER ROOK .. ARE NEWLY FINISHED,
And a plentiful itipply or the best ofrerj
thing lle market atTiirds will w ub-
lalurd Tor
HER TABLE.
Va troubled will lie spared In deems the pal
ucul comutuullt
Jacksonillle, Marcb 31, 1808. If
P. B. COFFIN,
HOUSE PAINTER,
TS NOW IN POSSESSION OK THE KNTIUE
1 cluck ir mnler ivl ami lmil formerly b'
IoiikIiix t C'n-lello A CoRln. Mr. Cii-MIn
Imvinit nllliilinwn. P. II Collin will uniillniie
the business, nml can b" rnund at Me rlmp,
Corner of C ana Thrid Street,
prep mil tinln work In a wnrkinauliku manner
mill nt r n-nmilile rule.
Jacksonville. Oct 13. IMiT. octlOtf
HEW BROOMS SWEEf CLEAN!
T1IBX CO TO HEATER'S
BROOM MANUFACTORY
A.D BIT THE CCST IN TiTT WRECT,
AT WHOLESALE OR RETAIL.
Factory on corner of Orison nml Main fits,
brill Odd Fellow's Hull, ami uppnrlto tin-.Inuiou-Aiii'
rlciiu ll.-sliiiiroiil.
Jacksonville, Nov. 2!liu. IbUT. iio3tMlta
LIME! LIME!
R
UII.M...S. AND OTHERS WHO IiESIIlB
I will llml II Cllll.lHUl MII'I'It. Ill till'
W.iiiiillir.liiiimiitliln in mil, ni my Imp
ni Mulii rim I. Il'in Ori-ium ami Third, !
pimliv MiiIIit A lln-nUmi'- Hun-. In my all
Jtiiicv. Mr. iihx. Martin will wall tipun curium
? STONR CUTTING
AMI
Slime Allison Work
dim-o'i li-rin In cull the llint. Onl'-re from
Jnck-ninlll'". April W. IW wpT
Administrator's If otico.
t iri'-i: h iii:i:iiv ivkn that the
IN uiidi'rclniiiil Ini" "I duly appn1iiliilli
Ii-(!iiihiit linurl ill .1 pliim pnui. r-iali
of On-iri"!. n lliv Adnilnl-lialiir nt the t l.t
r Au.'ii'lic I'Urk, dictful, lute nl Jowplilm
cnuiiiy. Ori-K"1' . . , , . ,,
All pthiiic lia"liip pU'iih .iip.Vli-1 rn'd re
tun art' rifii'lcil l prwnt lli-m wlh pniaT
Tmu'liirn in in-. "I in recih-iic", In Mirkjr
Cnrk Viill-v Jn-pH riiiuiiy. Oh'Kou. w li-
In lx iiiniiifi limn llii'ilnlH liirml All ir
mil" nili I Ml In mid "lalf irf riquurlMl In
liuku liniunliiitv 'ii in- nt .,..,.,.
tiiuman ii itnwi.nr.
Rnckir I'ni'k .lum I.MIi ll'H. Jv4 lw.
COOT AND SHOE MAKERS.
NOTlCK.-H.iWnif ilNpiiMil iif our Kin1
Inry, wi iiri- nnw pn-poli'd lo cUi' ur linl
Hid htluii In mi' l'illlii'rnml Fiu'llii' Ini'lnix
(In liuud. illnvl liuiu I rami'. Coif V Kip
Duiiii'i'liv L'-ntlivr, llo'it l."K' flu.
Juui.IS.llr.lv. II.. Kivhu. I .Inns lliur.
Nf Ynrk. I Piirlc. I Han Frnnelccu,
Addri-i". HEIN .V IIIIAY. "Jan Franclccu
4li: Ilrttl'-ry Sin-H
T
o IPo-ULSXcArarxxxozx
AND BLACKSMITHS.
CuuiUrUii'l ii'l Ulildi COAL i.J I'lO IKON
X.OOO Tou,
InBtartaB4Afl.l,forMliiJy ..
.IAH. DOYI.B,
411 uml 415 I'mIDc St., San rranclo.
, t.Uy
Last OaU.
THOSE knnvvliiK thcrowlvMi Indebteil to Ihf
lulu linn ill llradlmry 4 Wad i miut cmne
furwunl and S"lllo rucli nccuuut". ! li lt.'"n
a luii)! time slnco Hi" IIH- wire niad-, innl
toiiv unci now Imi coltli'd, Aclln'1 al law will
bo ct.uiinfne.il nrnliil Ml parties whiico ac
cuuuu aru not rciilid at lie' cud of thirty lUy
J VS T. GbENS, Truciof.
t D. M. C. Gaplt. July l7ih.V.K
jilll8ml
PUBLIC 1JINNE11.
A.PUUI.IC Dinnvr will bo prepand on July
Wi.il Iho Franco Awrlcaii lUcluuraiil
Tliu proci'tils to bo applied toward lUpildatiiiK
Iho mbliNiiiv. no haiiKlni nvtr llio M, h
Clmroh. Gut'il" will bo aurvud from four to
six o'clock, P. M.
Tlcketb can bo hud on the promlrts.
Jack-oavllle, July I7lb. 18B8. Jull8w2
G
O TO THE OUT PBUH 8 TORE
j EL DORADO, g
.n.OCnl.A.aU.JiirltoiiIIU,0.1
I S. M. FARREN.
and boy your ULUE 8TOISK.
ttgxm
VOL. XIII.
BUSINESS NOTICES.
Peter Britt,
Photographic Artist,
JACKSOXVJU.R OKtXlOX.
Aabroty ,
lhotg raphi,
CartsdYUlte
do.xs tx tub risssr sms of art.
Pictures Reduced
OR EXLAHGEa TO UFSSIZR
DR. A. B. OVEilBEGK.
Physician & Surgeon,
JACKSilXnUK, ORKCU.W .
Offlcc at hlc rmidi'tiri. In Ihe Old Overbeck
Hospital, on Ori'K'Ui Slrtet.
DR. E. H. GEEENMAJI,
PHYSICIAN AND SUKGEOX.
OFFICECorner of California and Fifth
Rtf-Mta Jarkinnville. Osrn.
Hi) will pracllcc In Jack'un and adjacent,
" . I. a . ...... a.. k...r. 1....-I
piiiiiilli.a. nml ilttL'Ild uriiiillitly tl) pru
.........-.., , - 1 1
III IP It""-1 1 Mini
ChIIc. """
DR. A. B. OVERBECK'S
BATHROOMS,
Zn the Overbeck Hospital,
WARM, COLD & SIIOWEU I) ATIIS,
SUNDAYS AMD WEDNESDAYS.
p. Giium:, ni. u.,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
OFFICE removed to California Street,
South Bide.
Jackuii.ltlc. II' C. 2 let. IPI7. rirclMf
1)11. Li:VIS GANU.N'C.
PHYSICIAN & SUKGEON AND
Obajtoti'lolMii,
1171 I.I. attend to anr who limy niiulro lilc
W ci-rvlcri. Olllrf I'llliilliliii! N. Lnnpd'a
chmt rlmp, mi
iackroiulllr.
nurlli rldu
Callfurula Slrcil.
nuT'JIf
KPKCIAI,
NOTICES.
hTAROFTIlEUKIOS
) CCLCURATCD I
3T0MACMJ3ITTE118.J
( Tt"i'll lo-M 'n-iih "IM'- i inllirlr j
Vitui:i,kkll.ro(rimiikol.ul,iUirr liml-j
IfiT l A iuuue J
try ytiT voun
TK F.1! CI1FI
"til l-irrill-iiL , iVirrrl t't I . rd a irl
r.r I..O fl.lfl - T .1 la iLlt I. II 41 tl Villi'
) )ilrn.i..i''iM'niiii(liLi.t111IJ I.Li'trT.rncilr (
f-.inthi ii.in.K'it-xlii'rMi'wI.'riioU.Ur rl
i a ti " t. a " 'lulr.Lljrd.iii ,1 to I! e 1 1 rr r' 1
f-'Uffill'n.uM.. M ni'li. I.I'll rr,Mir n )
fi'n-M-'.. r li i 1 Ji-i. lrMr. Iiwrlop.,
lLo.of A i'll. .if. rrrrii.-ic.f
, A. ri.NKtl.Mci S. t-ir.J'AmA. iiiic,
f pp .ri-rnA ' ik-l'll. Mil ) IM il '
tf--k - w
h
n.
HUFELAND'S
cr i.i.MiuTr n
SWISS NTOHIIIII HITTERS!
r i; y
IT!
Tli.U.t l''iill)rrrili UluuJI
A I'lMtMiit Tn'r I
A i) At'tn.l.l lirlukl
Ui.iirn..r.l rrictliziilrl Imtcrnlljr on
ll.r .rrrrl(Mi. of tlio LUnr., Uiotll,
tuuiiuli hii'I lltor I
lor mIM all litl.aU mi( ulM liquor,
iliug sail iirnrry h.in.
T It Y
IT!
NOBODY SHOULD BE WITHOUT IT I
J. O. rsi.cn. I'ruiirM'.r.
TA YLUIl lit.Mii.".. r'i .mi,
J.IH .i.uu.
41J,Cljr SI.S.u FrunclKO.
I. O. G. T.
AMMIA I.ODOK. NO. 1. 1. 0.0 T.. IIOI.D'
Ilu reit'ilar ini-otliiK mi Tntdnj r-veiilna
nl" i nch wi'i'k. al Ilu1 lilricl Hclioiil llnii'P. In
Jnrksmivlllp. LOUISE n'in at "J oVhs-k.
DEISIIKE MEETIMSS lh lnl Tiim ufvarli
mnuili.Hll'rndjuiirum'iit of SUUOUUINATE
I.OHOK.
All ui'mlK'rs of the Order In Rood ataudliiK
nrucoidlally luvlUil In lt pri'-i'iit.
It. M 0. GAULT, W. C. T.
J. It. Wadk H'c'y.
jHckcouvllli', Feb. 8th, 1608. fu 8 tf
Warren Lodtre No, 10, A. F. & A. M
A HOLD their regular rnmmunlcatlnnc
W'011 ""' Wcduetdity Ercalues or preced-
r hip the lull moon. In jai-hsonviujc. hk-
,:.io.n. A. MAltllN, W. M.
O. W. Savaok, Sec y.
The Beat lUwrdi' for CuritfiuK
ihuDlnod, StreiiRlhenlng the Nervea, Ht-tlorlnj;
Iho Lost Aipellte, Is
FUESE'S IIAMDURG TEA.
It Is the bent prt-cervatlre n:alntal most any
slckuecc. If need timely. Composed ol lierl
only, It can be given cutely to infants Full di
rections In Kiil'IMi. French. S-p.ncn and Ger
man, wllh eer.v I'ttckiiRe. Tin ITI
For sale at ail Ibo v.boleale and rttall drug
stores and Rrocerles,
EMIL FRE6E, Wholesale DruRglst,
Solo Af-cot, -llO Clay atreet,
juyWyl Sao Fraaclico.
JACKSONVILLE. SATURDAY. JULY 25. 1S08.
TUB OREGON Mw.
PUBLISHED
Every Saturday MornlaB fey
B. F. DOWELL,
OFFtnS, CORKER C k THIRD STREETS.
TKtlMS UP BCBSCIUPTIOitt
For nne year, In advanc. fonr dollars If
nnl paid within the Bret six month" of in year.
(Irr rinllar ; if nnl paid nil) tbt ciplratloa
or we year, six aouars. .
TBRilM UP ADVBnTMINOl
Ont sonars (10 Wa nr lee). flr-l laeerllon.l
thn
lulUr; each ral.srqin'iil Itr-ertlrtn: ns I
dollar. A dlrcnnnl nl RnV r r Ctnl.
111 be
made to ibuse who advertise by lb t year,
"LpkhI Tenders received at current rates.
Letter from lllliiola.
ClIBItnT VAtLKV, Ilu, )
.lllllC 301 ll, Ibll8. )
Editoii Sknti.veu I have Wvn go
lug to write to you for a long time, lull
cm nut get my mini or inclination
rU'lVWI'll lll tO MI't IIIVHI'll nt it in I.1PI
I T nlll llflfi.lt. nut , tirfltitlti.t nil mil.
. ' '
fllim ftlL'al lilt tiftll t Ilttitjl nVluilit 1 1
'"" - !. IIIHIM . v I'fc III
ien in iinixl i'.xct'it
put my itiiiiiL to :i lunik clivckoraoiui
tiling of that cort.
Wu ri'ci'ivi your pajipr rogulur, and
ltd I'onliMita is liuviMin-il with innri' in
tt'rcct limn alt the other put together,
for heiug one of the limt nettlern ol
your county, aomeliow I eiin't get
weiitteii, niter n aixteeii ycnrri n"iilence
tiiere, Mini mill Inivo a kiml of hanker
i'lglorn life in the tuoimtiiiiio. 'Ti
true, the Koek Hiver Valley wouhl he
the gnnleti ol the worhl. ptoviiied it
h:nl the clitiiiitv of your country ami
n it i, people here that have never
hecn on the Paeitiu Coait, think it n
Que country, iiml I ntippon it in to one
that Iiiim never seen better The truth
in Oregon wouhl hen mtieli hettercouu
try than it i, coiiuhi the settlers there
oulv he more content uml permniieut
I think when the rail U laid through..
your country will come out nil right,
I went lo Chicago to attend the Uig
Town Meeting there, the 'JOth of .May.
It was the first Jliij meeting I ever at
te.ided. I was fortunate enough to
meet the Web-font delegation, and I
I ti'll you it done my very soul good to
'mingle with some ol the Web-foot Na
tion. I fell imtiitiil. and eiiloved mv
self more in four dav's than Thave in' '""'"'r-' -i"V"i " "'r'"1-'1
j tlit- past vear. I 'una with Corbel, ""il'oad thiough Southein O.egon.
j Mallorv, Dr. ThonipKO.,, Kniling, Kin- Then- miM be come ini-laku-I had
caid, I)Vnn,(o Willow Sj.iii.un.l oth-' 'M'l'0''- IVitjn-t' i""1 Mi ,'
1 ers. My old liieud Mallory presented K"' VU'Y ml '" ,,,, t',,,,I ' ",IU''1
line with mi Alternate Ticket, w hid. ''"' Mallory on the subject ; theioul
gnie me fice access into the Convcn-,1" woikiiig lor run thiough Ln.p-
tiou at all ti s. lor which I lelt verv
gratelul, ft r theie was pleanty of men i
there offering fllty dollars, for a chance
in. There was a big crowd -all thu
seats an standees were taken. The'
first ilnv of course there was not intieh
done, except perncinent organization,
uml the Convention did'nt get in good
! :.,.. ....I.... .Ill .1... ....., .1,... .., in
v ..-. ...., .,v .v
o'eloek, A, M..
When the House was called to or;
l.-r bv III-presiding ollleer, ol course
the!.. st business was to it ct V. S.
Gram for our next Piesident. Your
pnper, I think, was one ol the im to
briii'' him out. I, as von know, eon
tend that he was the right man in the
right place where he is, but nothing
would seem to do but that he iuul be
mule Piesident. He wn nominated
,.,. v.,..M-ro and ic-eleetcdhim Ma v
V .
2 1 st, 1808. Well, after the house eel-
tied down n litlle, a do.en delegates
Iron, as manv iliffiviil States jumped shcltcml place in unci, our uorscs, we
up to nominate Grant, but of course slyly crept on behind feucis, etc., till
the man for that purpose was already ' reached that pait of the stream not
picked, and these last delegate were' generally fished. A lam. lmnce stood
called to order till the right tiu.ecaine, a quarter of a mileaway. W esaw tho
when Gen. John A. L"aii nl our s.u- morning smoke curling lightly Irom a
cor State, got up and mado the noini' stove pipe; saw n man and two boya
liinliun, nutl the House sanctioned it J come out to do choies; saw a woman
with a will. Then all tho State- and lm-y lont the door, and n ferocious
Territories were called without n des-'bull dog wandering nliont the yard.
....: Tl uu ni-i.r lirfluxl eliiif. it wna then
.....;.... ... 'iiinii ivniiL mi one iiui-i
ve,J shout for U.S. Grant. All
..... .,. I ..v,.ni Wns i iiLrton
v,.m WnshiiiL'ton
Territory. Had I 'known it in time, through the glass and dodged behind
I would have taken that heavy re-pon.;olP f ''. "Uing largo speckled
sibility upon inywll, and cast two
votes for Hiy favorite, Schuyler Uoiiax ;
and two voies there was a big thing
for Vice President, I can tell you. Al-
tor tho IIouso was called to order then
camo tho grand sweep-stakes for tho
Ve Presidency. A dozen caudidate.
mtittd
were put in nouiiiintion from us many
tliffrcnt Statrs. They wen? all limuglit
up to the Jmlge's staiul ami given n
fire start, by their iliffivnt backers.
WaJe, Collax, Fenton, ami ilson
acemeil to he the favorites. On the
hi ballot all the slow horses let down,
only six coining to the scratch. Then
i began to be interesting Old Den
W.ulr the favorite. Hut I soon leant
e I that the approval of the lobby mem.
boro in the gallery had a heavy iuutt
ense upon the delegation below so
1'iat every lime Colfax got a vote I did
8inr clapping of handx and shouting
rfor Colfax. And iti June n.o yopd ev
ery time Oregon wan called upon to
iieArMallory (who it truu blue) get
u and cast six big votes for behuyler
C illnx. On 4th ballot the vote stood
Wade 204, and Colfax 180. Then the
thing began to get interesting. Col
fax was gaining ground, and we his
liieiiiN went crazy and commenced
dunning glory halleluj.i more than a
methodict comp meeting. .1th billot
CnHav, 225, Wade 200, and before the
Pre.'ident could get n chance to an
nounce the vote, the State of Iowa
came out and east its entire 10 votes
fur Colfax, and thu thing was Mid."
At this particular uni'lurc my head
began to swim, got dir.y; the open
houe commenced whiilinv round and
round mid shaking to its foumhitiiui
liken Caliloini.i earthquake, and all I
could sec or hear was Colfax I Collax !!
Colfax !!!
In the evening Mallorv, Thonunon
ami my-ell went around to vNit the
diltVent delegation, nt their hotels.
We found them all in the best of spir
it", and all, without n ingle exception
better pleased with the nominal ion
than any other men that could be
uameil; and nil that I have talked
with seem to think it the strougect
ticket that could have poslbly been
place! in the field, .ludge Williams,
',,",-'1' 'out as smart :i niaiuisthey
have in Congress, could only get n
complimentary vote, therefore did not
uish his name brought before the Con
vention. We will leserve him for
next time when we will bring out
Colfax and William'.
K.UMIO.UH.
The Si:ntini:i. ol May 23d, lint lr,"
.containing a letter from Abe (Jazley to
l " ",,r?",, ll,vvr WH,W, Ul,mr
in S. E. direction and connects with
the Wiovillu roan, icaung i reunio
the West. .
Our correspondent is a litlle in er
r neic, ns the road eonuects with the
Ove.Iand at Centcrvillo Nev., instead
of Orovllle Cal.
... .. . i.
Aiislhip; for n Dob.
-
"Ibick" Ponicry tells the following
good dog story :
One time we were traveling on
grounds we bad no right to tintnp
over The only excuse was like thai
ol military necmily-Il was better
tWii"' thiough farms where tho trout
I""' "" preserved than in tho open
lot where all could fish,
I was early morning, wo had ilccn
at thiee, ridden ten miles, and struck
.1 ... . I. .... .1... I.. I..M
me cicec. a uu- .n.... .-.- ....... ..
breakfast. Looking carefully for a
"--- - t -
-not n whisper to disturb tl, birds or
tlie owners oi ine iiinn
uie owners III llieillini. --i.i !.
w.. ..... ...i..,i
oeauues uut o. ...-
-
Tins was the t.mo to have gone, but
the trout bit so readily thai wo could
not withstand tho temptation so wo
decided to string and hide vvl.nt w0
bad, and take another basket full. So
NO. 27
at it wu went. No sooner vo..M the
hook touch the wntcr than we had a
twin. We forgot the home, the boy
nml tho dog.
Suddenly there was a rushing
through an oat field, ns il n mad bull
were coming. We looked towards the
house nml saw the farmer and bin two
boys on the fence, the woman in the
door and the bull dog coming towards
tl. We saw it all we hud been dis
covered. The well trained dog hnd
bt'OU sent to hunt us out, and as the
matter appeared, it was safe to be get
ting out oi the way right lively.
To oat run n dog was not to be thought
of. There- waa no tinvo to lose. lie
cleared a fence ami came for ns just
as ne reached n tree, ami by great ao
titity, took n front scat on a limb
above his reach.
Here waa n precious go. A vicious
bull dog under the tree, nml n farmer
and two big boys ready to movo down
upon our world. It was fight, foot
race, or fangs.
The fanner veiled to Ills dog
" Watch him, Tige."
Tige piopoeit to do that little thing
nml keeping bis eye on us, seated him
self under the tree.
Then spike this ugly farmer man :
".lusl hold on that, stranger, till
we get breakfast ;'theu we'll come ami
see you. If you an in n hurry, how
ever, vou cat! go now. Watch him,
tige.""
We siirinlcd trouble, quite much;
for twice had Jiat man ol bull dogs
and agrieull lire elegantly walloped In
nocent tourists for licing seen on his
suburban ircmic. Ilis leiuitatiou as
a peace man was not good, ami there
aruMMi large heart toward our throat.
I line Is the cscucc of contracts, nml
the suxiug ordinance (or those in troub
le. We had u stout line in our pocket,
and a large hook intended for rock
ha if we lulled to take a trout. Ami
a good luck would hatch, we had n
nice sand wich mid a piece of Lolled
com heel in our pocket. '
We called the dog pet names, hut
he wasn't on it. Then wu tried to
move down, when he'd mo e up, At
last we trebled our bass line, fastened
the great limeiick to ll, bailed
with corn heel, tied I lie cud of the line
to it limb and angled for n dog.
Tige was in appetite. He smelt the
beef; it was very nice. He swallowed
il, and sot ol il I with bis eyes upon us,
but with no liicmlly look beaming
Irom his countenance. 'Not any.
Then we pulled gently on the line-
it wii" last ! Tige vanked and pulled,
but 'twas no use! The attention of
the canine was diverted from us his
business wan being done, by another
line.
WTit iii int.-1 ult.l j1 i it'll I In I riitOflliiit I
near blistering our back in doing il '
n riinn nn riri'i'iiiii mv iiv mnv .
seized our pole, ami stralglwav led
somewhat lively.
We found our string of fish, and
reached the bu.'gv and a commanding
siioi in the road in time, to see thestur-
dv veoiuuii uiou! forth.
We saw him and his cohorts, malo
and female, move slowly, ns it in no
haste. We saw them look up the m e.
We saw nil nuxioiiM gioup engaged
about tho dog. c, cuine, quick
ly home and kindly lelt thu bub line
ii'iid hook for the (miner.
Tlie Nulloiinl lliiluiicu Sheet.
rrwnlli'CliOin Trlbunr,
Mr. Commissioner Well has presen
ted a cnrlul mini vela of thu revenue re
ceipt and expenditures lor the hut and
present fiscal years, nml tho cellmate I
lor the next year. This repoit shown
that the receipt from all sources lor
, ' , ' , ,, lun
tho fiscal year ending Juno aoth, 1807,
iverue480,U2fl,0IP,nnd the expenditures
ft-iin.72R.l20. leavlii'' n suriiltisnl lenv -
WT.-..T --' - ' O
iug ii surplusof reviuuuof $113,707,818.
Congress reduced tnxes lo thu amount
ot $00,000,000 jut annum. Thu re
ceipts from all sources for tho fiscal
.- n.w. imi., an innR om io.v.
704.450. and thu exDcndiliircs $370,
178,000, leaving an excess ol luvei.uu
i
of 20,010,302. The estimated receipts
audexpemlituies fortheflbcal year end
iug Juno 30, 1800, lire: Heceipts
ft380,500,n00. Expendltures,3l2,051,
" , ' ,',.. ' '
445, leaving a large prospective excess
ot leveiiue, notwithstaiiiling thu fact
that Congress has ubolishcd taxation
on raw coltou nun uinuuiuciuivu niu
cles which would liavo ruulizcd 87,
000,000 ofruveiiuo.
Thu comparutivo result lias been
that Congiess, within thu two years
ending Juno 30, 1807, has reduced in
ternal taxation to tho extent ol 180,
000,000 per nunum; that tho ordinary
expenditures of thu Government havo
been reduced to $130,000,000, wliiuh,
considering tho depreciation ol paper,
is not lu excess of $00,000,000 in gold,
which was tho amount in Hiiolinitnu'a
administration before tho war. Tho
increase in the production ol thu coun
try will supply tho needed nenncs,
nml probably warrant an niinii.il re
duction ol the rnto ol tntntion equal to
that which wns niadu in 1607, mid re
peated in 1808.
The suillelcnoy of thu revrnno for
lPOf-0 is somewhat contingent upon
the action of Congrei-i on tho Army
bill. General Grant, while ucting Sec
retary of Wnr, submitted u revised es
timnto for the the supported thu mili
tary establishment. The expenditures
of the nnny nnder tho partial reduc
tion tiiadu under existing laws, for tho
years 1807-H, was IM.OOO.OOO. Tho
revised estimnto predicated upon it re
duction of the force, n consolidation of
regiment", and mustering nut of unriii
ployed ofltcers called for only 33,000,
000, and the appropriations aru made
in anticipation ol such reduction. But
tho expenses of that portion of the ar
my on tho Western frontier are found
to b greater than tho estimate ol the
entire) military force, being in diet
about lour millions per month, or 118,
000,000 per year. Air. Walla calls tho
attention of Congress to tho fart that
unless an important saving can bo cQ
eetcd hero or elsewhere, thu expenses
of the War Department will greatly
exceed the appropriations, and till tho
surplus revenue will be required to
meet the deficiency,
One of thu greatest difficulties tin
derail government-! In the reduction
ol armies nml navies, U to git rid of
thu officers. The regiments may bo
leduced to ten privates nml as many
sergeants each, without a complaint,
but thu moment the baud of retrench
incut is extended lo Colonels, Majors,
Captains ami Lieutenants, theie is a
teliiblu outcry. Every olllccr lias n
lmt of lelalivcs, male and leiuale, in
and out ol Congress, ami these nit
combine against the icducliou ol tho
number of officers who arc performing
imaginary services. Wu know that
Congressmen find it hard to resist
these appeals, but duty lo the couiitty
lemauds that the pension list be not
burdened with sine cures, either in
civil or military sen ice. Congress
has no right to expend any poitimi oi
110,000,000 per mouth lo keep up n
military organization which is useless.
Whatever can be shown to bu neces
sary, either in repressing Indian ill-
l in Imnccs or in maintaining order in
the iiureconstiiicted States, the people
will chcciiully pay, but nut one dollar
should be expended for luucy duly or
lrcba parade.
The People's Man.
(rrwiillit Sjxhifl.il lll,J.imil)
General Grant, though not ti iiolitl
dm, luisn pircutheiieiil way oi' statu
lug gieat truth anil seuteiitioiii nets
which Is leiuaikaiile.
A eaily us the second year of tho
-
war, in
a letter to Mr. Wimhhtiruc, ho
writes: "I never was an Aboliiioulst
not even what could bu called mil.,
slavery but I try lo judge lairly ami
honestly, ami it became (intent lo my
mind in thu early put t ol thu tehellloii
that thu North and fcouili could never
live in peacu with cnuh other except ns
onu nation, ami that without slavery."
And again : "As iiiixIoi.h as I am to
ecu peacu iclabliched, I would not,
thereloie, bu willing to eu any settle
incut until this question is seltl.-d."
Ill his general order to his noldluis,
afle the capturu ot General Lee, in ie
(erring to the enforcement nl tlieeiniin
cipatiuu proclamation, hu called ''sl.i
very thu eauiu and piutuxt of tho re
bellion." In hi famous letter to thu Presi
dent, while iiuling u Secictary ol War
H, interim, ho sys ; "I stated that tho
I law was iiimiiugupoii uie,coiiaiiiiiiioii
I w '. "' ";1 M. '' '"J I'"'!1"
,ti buna "iidoclrinu that will do to
i,,,
i , testimony before tho Impeach
1 inent committee, lie says. "I havu al
" w
ways beuii utteiitivo to my own duties
it'to luteileie Willi oilier
And again: "I never wu
'eiicrul aiunesty until tb
timu wouhl come
when it would bo
sale to give u.
' . " hlscoriespondenco with President
i.i,,.ii in i-i.ii.rv iru io inu reiiioviu oi
-, , s, ,,, rol 10 ,jtJa of
t i0UjhUIM l0 j. "This i n Hcpub
!ju wlieio thu will of Ihu ocoplu ia tho
'law ot thu laud. I beg that their ol
' ny "'ll4'' . J" 'U ."j1' ,t(
thucoininilleouppolntedtolulorui him
f (U 10U,mlio;i(' ,l0 wlM , uh dWll
jri.,idt.H, 1 shall have no policy ot my
0Wu to tiilorv-u ugaiusi thu will ot the
people."
lu his letter accepting thu Hepubli
in nomination liu says: "Purely ml-
can
i
iliiilslrullvuoliiceis should always bo
lelt to execiitu the will ol the people.
1 have, always icpcctcd that will uud.
TIil-su uruonlv samples of Geuoral
Grant's manlier of expressing gieat
truths, culled at laiidom from tlw tiles,
but they aru "apples ot gold in pio
tures of silvur," and show lo tho uo
plu tho muuuur ot wau ha la.