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OUSOON CITY, OSEIO FRIDAY, JAMAB Y 13, 1871,
The Weekly Enterprise.
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Tlic Jlissouri Democrat, unlike
its name, is a very leeiled nnil very
al)le radical journal. In fact, it is
the organ ot Missouri radicalism,
and one of the most influential of
all the journals of that party. In
the late contest for Govenor, it
took the side of B. Gratz Brown
and Carl Schurz. Since the elec
tion and the triumph of those gentle
men, and the overthrow of the Ad
ministration party, the Democrat
has taken occasion to spertk its
Lmind directly to t he President, and
give him a very large piece of ad
vice, which, by the way, he will do
well to heed, Addressing "Hiram
LTlysses," it says :
"it peems to the people that you
deserve severe relmke, alike tor
neglecting yodr legitimate ailairs,
for abusing the power intrusted to
you, and, being freemen, neither
ft wed by; your name nor seduced by
your otllces-, they give, you that re
buke very plainly. The first duty
of a President is to keep the pledges
made to the people when a candi
date. This you have , not done.
You promised to give tile country
peace and pledged yourself to a
platform in which the removal of
political disabilities was a. most
prominent feature; Soon after you
became President you meditated
compliance with this pledge by
proclaiming amnest y, and again by
recommending to Congress remov
al of disabilities but to each case
unscrnplous partisans, who want
still longer to be able to elect mere
tools of their own from Southern
Slates, turned you fro in your pur
;pose. At this day you are their
tool Simon Cameron, as unsavory
a man :?.s ever sat in the Senate,
controls you as if you were his
hierd mfin. It is discreditable
that a Prsideut should be so con
trolled by any one; doubly discred
itable that lie should be conrolled
by such a man-; trebly discredita
ble that he should thus be led to
depart from the solemn pledges by
which his election was secured.
Other duties you greatly neglected.
You should have aided the country
to resumption of species payment,
and to a thorough reduction and
reform of taxation -and Tbut, while
you have done sornt thing, Von have
failed to use your dibits for th!
reforms. It was your duty to re
form civil service, and to make it
no longer the tool of unscrnplous
partisans. Starting with thnt
avowed intent, and earning puUu;
approval by much impaovement in
the character of officials, you now
have sutl'ered Hoar, and at last Cox,
to be driven from the public scr
vice,simp!y because of their honesty
and independence. It is most pain
ful to see the wide difference be
tween your professions and your
performances. Instead of having
"no policy to enforce against the
will of the people,' you have tried
to force the San Domingo treaty
iijnm live. Senate and McClurg upon
Missouri, in both 'enses using pa
tronage most wrongfully. Instead
of reforming the public s-ervice,
you have in one respect degraded
"At this day, when any mail is
appointed to office, people ask at
once, what personal favor has he
rendered or engaged to render
Gen. Grant? Xot even Buchanan
gave offices to men who had made
him presents. And even Johnson
had for excuse a public policy a
little broader and higher than a
mere desire for re-election. Accept
the verdict of the people! Learn
from them wherein you have failed.
Drive from your presence the
shameless flatterers and corrupt
partisans who surround you; call
back to your advice such true patri
ots as Cox; remember the pledges
which you gave to the people, and
set yourself honestly to the task of
redeeming them. Leave the peo
ple to say whether they wish you
lor a second term, and bear in mind
that the Presedeney, at least,
should seek the man, and not the
man 4he uflice. Give us peace,
amnesty, reform of civil service, re
form of taxation.
"Your great name was of price
less worth to the people of this
country until stained by your own
neglect or misconduct. Do the
best sir, during the rest of your
term to remove thove stains by
faithful, honest, independent dis
charge of duty, so that, when men
shall speak ot you, they may have
something besides your military
service to remember with pride
and gratitude. By that course,
and by no other, can you make it
possible for the republican purty
to elect you a second time.''
A man in Sparta, "Wisconsin,
wishing to present an organ to a
church, wrote to a friend' in Xew
York to know what it would cost
to get one. lie received a I'eply
that he could get a little organ for
-$1,500, but "if he expected to get
to heaven on the orrjeui doJae von
had better invest about noo."
He took the high priced organ.
Who Mads the Rich Man Ri;in
The wealth of this country is in
its soil, its mines, its timber, its
The capital of the country is in
the nanus ot the ncn, wno nave
been made rich by the labor of in
dustrious citizens the same citi
zens who made the laws originally
good, and then allowed men of
capital to so change them that the
real wealth-element of the land is
Every dollar a man has he earns.
wins by bargains from
bors, or steals:
The rich owner of cotton-mills
in Xew England grows rich upon
the labor of his employes.
The railroad managers sit iii
their offices while their employes
The occupant of a palace lives
in a house built by laborers. The
man who rushes over the country
in a palace car enjoys the labor of
ingenious mechanics, while they
are bending over their workshop
benches or furnaces. The rose
wood bedstead on which the r'ch
maii sleep's, came to him by the
labor of him who cut the tree and
made it up for sale. The diamond
worn by the petted child of aris
tocracy was dug for by laborers,
and set to its setting by other la
borers. The gold" case to the
watch of the rich man would never
have been his but for the hard
work of some earnest miner who,
clad in rough clothes, works while
the rich man spins wine, plays bil
liards, smokes cigars, ami gambles
with the money earned by the in
dustrious; The poor man thiiids a house;
then the rich man moves into it.
The poor weaver weaves a carpet,
and the rich innn buys it. The
poor larmer raises chickens and
the rich man eats them. The poor
artist paints a picture and the rich
man buys it, not to help the artist,
but to enrich his parlors and tes
tify to his wealth. The poor man
works on the street over which
the rich man rides.
And so throughout the list.
But for the worklngmen there
would be no rich men. Capital is
made valuable only by labor. All
the gold ever minted and stamped
cannot earn for itself or produce
so much as a kernal of corn
Plant the gold in the earth, and it
rests there. Plant a kernal of
corn, and it grows.
Labor and capital should go
hnd in hand to help each other.
Then a people can have no jnst
cause for complaint. The rich
should protect the poor. The
poor should sell their labor to the
rich-. The Government should
protect all alike. Then we arc be.
ibre the law equals, and every
man a monarch.
Xow,those who labor are slaves.
They have power but use it not.
They have a government of their
own making but allow it to rob
them ; they thus rob themselves.
And if they of choice steal from
themselves, they cannot well o'p
ject when others steal from them.
The voters are many.
Tlic voted for are lew.
The voters can vote for men
who will protect the millions or
can vote for the men who will only
protect the millionaires.
And this will be the issue of the
next Presidential campaign-.
Men of wealth are organizing
to protect their dollars. Let men
of muscle and of labor organize to
protect theirs, and to elect such
men as will do justly to all.
Pom era y1 Dcm ocrat.
The wealth of Kentucky in iron
and coal is not generally known.
The coal fields are estimated by
R. Ci Taylor, in his "Statistics of
Coal," to underlie nine thousand
square miles in that State, The
Iron Jf))?factirer''s Guide, pub
lished as long as ten years ago, re
ferred to nine iron furnaces in
west, three in middle and nine
teen in eastern Kentucky that were
then in full blast. There is a
great coal field in the eastern end
of the State, and a blue grass re
gion toward the northern line of
tlic State, between the coal fields,
but seperatcd by other silurian and
geological formations. The blue
grass region, is from east to west,
forty or 'fifty miles wide, and at its
longest axis seventy miles long.
It has a higher reputation for stock
growing than, perhaps any other
section of the country. Petro
leum is found in east and west
Kentucky, in the knotstoiic coun
try, flourspar is found in large
amounts in Livingston County,
and shipped extensively for use in
One member of the Dent family
not related to President Grant
A c c i-d en t . l-,cch a 7 1 rc.
A mistake. Acci-dent is Grant's
stepfather. Grant would never
have been President had it not
been for Acci-dent, D n all
Free Trarie Ascendency.
It is remarkable how suddenl
thc recent victories of the Democ
racy throughout the country have
established the ascendency of the
free trad theory, which has strug
gled through the whole history of
the Government for recognition.
With this as the main plank of its
platform, the Democracy went
into the late contest, and upon this
great issue has swept the country.
Following close unon this victory,
we observe a general upheaving
in the Republican ranks, with indi
cations of a speedy disruption of
the Republican organization. This
was to have been expected. The
Republican party, ignoring the ad
vice of its ablest leaders, saw fit to
go before the people in hn impor
tant political canvass with a plat
form declaring for a favored few,
against the many; for the manu
facturers and monopolists, against
the producing class of the country,
and for one section against the
other. The Democratic party,
true to its glorious career, and ad
hering to its fundamental princi
ples, promptly took issue with the
party in power upon these impor
tant questions, and in its appeal to
the people the verdict was over
whelmingly in its favor. The dec
laration of the people at the polls
in the recent elections may be
taken as the sentiment of the
country upon the issues presented.
That sentiment is unhesitatingly in
favor of the great Democratic doc
trine of free trade, and opposed to
any system of protection that ab
sorbs the wealth of one section for
the benefit bT another. Against
this sentiment now so wide spread
and Universal the Republican
party, under various iiames; has
stubbornly battled, and n'0v yields
Only to the lbsisll'es" power of the
people. Its defeat ih the recent
contest, while flying high the ban
ner of protection, may then be con
sidered its Waterloo. From this
decisive blow it will never rally.
Even h'pVr, the idea which it has
embattled in every form and shape
is working tlic rapid disintegration
of its organization. Xot only
have tjic masses denominted the
false doctrine of protection but
the leaders too, are hastening to
amend their views, and place
themselves in accord with the pop
ular idea that has gained such a
firm hold upon the country. It af
fords another instance of how the
people have proclaimed a great
idea and made themselves the
leaders. "With the ascendency of
free trade t he Republican party ex
pires. Protection has been the one
idea that lias controlled and direc
ted the party, and the death of the
former is the doom of the latter.
With the potency of its argument
of protection to home industry
destroyed, the Republican party
can no more survive than life after
the heart ceases to pulsate. This
has been its stock in trade since
the close of the war, and without
it the party is insolvent. Its only
hope is to go through bankruptcy
and open under a new name. It
is an old dodge of the party and
may succeed. Quitiey III.) Her
ald. Samples M the Wit of the Late Geo.
About the only person that we
ever heard of that wasn't spoiled
by being lionized was a Jew nained
An English writer says in his
advice to a j'oung married woman,
"that their mother Eve married a
gardener." It might be added,
that the gardener, in consequence
of the match, lost his situation.
Whatever "Midas touched turned
into gold. In these days touch a
man with gold and he'll turn into
The editor of the Ohio States
man says, "more villianys on
foot." We suppose that the editor
has lost his horse.
A Xewbcrn paper says that Mrs.
Alice Day, of that city was lately
delivered of four sturdy bos.
We know not what a day may
" Can't we make your lover
jealous, miss ?" "Oh, yes sir, I
think we can, if we put our heads
Wfc are often told to imitate na
ture. Still, we should not imitate
her too lltterally. We needn't
dress in green velvet through the
summer because she does.
An author ridiculing the idea of
ghosts, asks how a dead man can
get into a locked room; Probably
with a skeleton key.
"Can it be possible; iui: that
you don't know the names of
some of your best friends ?"
"Certainly; I don't know even
what my own may be a year from
Our neighbor is still arguing
against the credit system. Let
him try to get credit anywhere to
the amount of and he will find
that his srgiiments are perfectly
C0URT2SY OF BANCROFT LIBRARY,
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,
From the Printing Gazette.
To what extent society has been
injured by the monstrous shame
less system of sensation seeking to
which the press of to-day is so freely
given, it would be quite impossible
to estimate, and any attempt to
calculate it would be deemed in
credible. This morbid thirst for
the grotesque episodes and starN
ling denouements of life is not only
insatiable, but it knows no re
straints or boundaries, and the
privacy of home and the sanctity
of the domtstic circle are invaded
with unblushing irreverence by
the pirates and freebooters of journ
alism whO live by this sort of work.
In Xew York there is a legion of
reckless press parasites Avho make
a fitful livelihood by playing spy
on men and women who may be
suspected of any indiscretion who
are ever peeping in at people's
windows or listening at key-holes
to catch a clue for a fabric their
fancies can readily rear. And the
lucubrations of these literary scav
engers find ready acceptance and
reward from a large portion of the
daily press as well from the flash
picture sensation weekly prints
which make such matter a spec
iality. Were this sort of thing
confined to Xew York and the
larger cities, it might be endured,
however much regretted ; but the
example is infectious, and the press
of the smaller cities and even of the
country towns is drawn into the
same debasing practice. Your bu
colic reporter is becoming as keen
oi scent ana as zealous in eilort as
the most inveterate metropolitan
bohemian in tracing out some tale
ofscandall, and though he may
adorn his story in a less fascinating
garb than his city prototype, he
tells it with an equal and even
greater zest We have little lope
that this latter-day eruption On the
bod' of journalism will be tem
porary or short-lived, and yet we
could wish it once eradicated.
There is; however a large portion
of the public who welcome it, who
discard matter of real worth to give
it a hearing, and in the ever-increasing
contest for supremacy in circu
lation, and inferentially, in popular
regard, among newspapers, the de
mand of those who seek for and are
satisfied with this unwholesome
stuff will not be overlooked: And
so, like other evils which a demor
alized public appetite fosters, this
will doubtless run until there is a
reaction and purification of the
Children and leath.
"Don't put my little brother into
that hole?" screamed a little girl of
three years, as she saw the body
of her baby brother lowered into
the grave. It was in vain that
she was afterward assured that her
little brother had gone to heaven.
Xothing could make her believe
that heaven was in the dark hole
where she saw his coffin put-. Her
nervous system had recieved a
shock which time and future knowl
edge would scarcely remove.
When children are too young to
understand about death, care
should be taken that their feelings
are not rudely shocked by an ab
rupt view of death and its ghastly
accompaniments. e can not
know what strange or fearful or
what prosaic or poetical ideas
come to their young minds in con
nection with their acquaintance
with that great mystery death. A
little girl about three years old,
whose baby sister had died, was
told after the funeral that she had
been carried to Greenwood, and
some explanation Of death given
her. And afterward, when bright
flowers and twining vines were
growing over the little grave, she
was taken to visit it. While an
involuntary silence fell upon father
and mother the Child stepped gayly
into the inclosure, and looking
around with a bewildered air, ex
claimed, "Mamma, where is Flor
ence?" It was not easy to explain
to the disappointed little girl that
she could not see her sister then ;
but the pleasant surroundings
brought no terror to her mind, and
helped the mother fo give to her
childish comprehension a, happy
idea of heaven.
Poor Dkvii.si All the Republi
can press that is not pensioned by
a revenue office, or some other sop
from the Administration de
nounce Grant with more than IJem
cratic bitterness. It is a pitiable
thing to see a paper; however
obscure, illiterate, bad-spelled and
meanly printed' bought up by a
few dollars' worth of Government
"It is a pleasant thing to reflect
upon," says Dickens, "and furnish
es a complete answer to those who
Contend for the gradual degenera
tion of the human speices, that
every baby born into the world is
a finer one than the last:"
Stick to oHe thinS'.
"Unstable as water, thou shalt
not excel," is the language of the
Bible. Whoever expects to suc
ceed in any undertaking must enter
into it with a hearty and earnest
will to do his best. When a trade
or profession is chosen, obstacles,
be they large or small, must not be
allowed to stand in the way of
mastering the trade or profession.
However much we may depre
ciate the old-time.custom of indent
uring apprentices, the system, in
its practical results, operated al
most always for the lasting good
of apprentices. Generally, it insur
ed to him a good trade and a
wholesome discipline that fitted
him for success in business. At the
present time very many young men
undertake to acquire a" trade, and
after a trial abandon it because
there are unpleasant duties to be
performed and obstacles to be over
come. They consider themselves
accountable to no one, and go and
come at the bidding of caprice, or
an unsettled, uneasy mind. The
result of this is to send out into the
world young men who have not
half learned their trades, of unstable
character, who drift from post to
pillar, and succeed in nothing but
strolling along the highways Uf
life, melancholy wrecks of men.
We should earnestly entreat
every young man, after ho hits
chosen Ids vocation to stick to it:
doift leave it because hard blows
are to be struck or disagreeable
work to be performed. The men
who have worked their w ay up to
wealth and usefulness do not be
long to the shiftless and unstable
class, but ma-be reckoned among
those who took off their coats, rol
led up their sleeves, conquered
their predjudiees against labor and
manfully bore the heat and
burden of the day. Whether
upon the old worn-out farm, where
our fathers toiled, diligently striv
ing to bring back the soil tb pro
ductiveness ; in the machine shop
or factory, or the thousand other
business places that invite honest
toil and skill, let , the motto be :
Perseverance and industry. The
baby training of the nursery M as
good in its place, but it won't an
swer all the demands of. an active
life. This is not a baby world.
We must expect to be jostled and
knocked about in the conflict, and
run over, if we are not on the look
out and prepared to meet the duties
of life with a purpose not to shirk
them. A young man with a good
trade or profession, as he goes forth
into the world with his mind made
up to stick to his trade or profession,
is not obliged to ask for many fa
vors. He will hew his way to suc
cess, while the Unstable and shift
less will grow tired, despair and
General, Plkasaxtox, recently
appointed Commissioner of Inter
nal Revenue, is an old army officer;
and some ten years since was sta
tioned at Fort Vancouver, where he
figured as chief af Gen. Harney's
staff. In this capacity he had the
credit of writing the blood and
thunder dispatches in relation to
the San Juan affair which bore
Gen. Harney's signature. Capt.
Pleasanton at that time was regard
ed as a vain, pretentious man, with
some little ability as a pen-writer,
but entirely destitute of solid
capacity. I lis hifalutin papers
made him the laughing stock of
the army officers of this coast, and
much of the ridicule that at
tached to General Harney grew
out of the sillines of his chief 'of
staff. How such a man as this
will succeed as Commissioner of
Internal Reenue an Office that
requires a clear, cold head is not
a debatable question. His failure
is certain, and the appointment of
such a man is Only additional evi
dence of Grant's utter unfitness
for the place he occupies. IV. W.
Seven sins to be accounted for
that were left out of the book, viz:
1: Refusing to take your own
2. Taking a paper and then re
fusing to pay for it.
3. Xot advertising.
4. Getting married and forget
ting tO hand in the notice allong
with a dollar "william" to printer.
2. Asking newspapers to publish
matter that is for your own benefit
. 0. Reading copy on a compos
7. Xever paying your subscrip
tion until the publisher goes to the
trouble of asking for it:
"Gonf Up." The result bf the
Democratic victory in Missouri has
been productive of terrible results
amon" the Radical papers. The
St. Jo. Union, St. Jo. Tribune,
Glasgow Times, Jefferson City
Tribune and St. Louis Tribune, all
of the hatite class, have ceased
their troublings and "gone where
the woodbine twineth;" Who
A Van Hope.
From the 8. V. Examiner.
The Shasta Courier, noticing the,
arrest, of Sheriff John Jackson, of
Trinity, by tint United Slates Dep
uty .Marshal, lor attempting to
collect a miners' license from Ah-.
Koo, a -'heathen Chinee;" say?!
, We hope Jackson may come out
all right in this matter, and that
the Courts will decide that the col
lection of the foreign miners' lax
from Chinese is legal. If the
Courts should decide, that, the col
lection of tins miners' tax is illegal,
the Celestials will thereafter have
no friends in this country to speak
of. The presence of a hbrthof ifbn-
tax paying Chinamen, working out
our placers, would be an unpleas- 3
ant sight to witness, and would be
likely to exasperate our white
miners to such an extent as to lead
the lioys lb give them notice tO
Our up-country contemporary
need not indulge any such hope.
Jackson will not ccme out all right:
lie will beconvicted,iot that the
Courts love Jackson lcss,but fear
Congress more. In other words;
that body having enacted as edict
that the "Heathen Chinee'' shall
be subjected to no other tn.i than
is imposed on a citizen, there is nd
Federal Court would dare take is
sue with it. Sambo was the com
ing man, but "John" has taken his"
place now. In his person are to be
vindicated "the universal brother
hood of man and the common
fatherhood of God." Does the
Courier not remember the 9nemor
able declaration of Gorham?
"This war of opinion is not yet
fought through. It must go on
until national citizenship shall no
longer be controlled by local au
thority, and manhood alone shall
be the test of a right to a voice0in.
the Government." That "war of
opinion" has been going on ever
since, and before it our Foreign
Miners' License Law has gone
down. The act 10 enforce the 14th
and loth Amendments rips it up
root and branch. The "Heathen
Chinee" now has every right of the
white citizen, save only to vote.
This Congress C3 accord him
whenever it sees proper. The dis
gusting toadyism of the national
administration and the parly jji
power to the Chinese Government
and their determination to encour:
age Chinese immigraiton dd
this Country; to uiiderw'ork Our
own people, show that it "will
not be much longer delayed..
The Courrier may well speak of
the Chinese hereafter as " non-tax
paying." The Congressional Act
is nothing more than an Act to re:
lieve them of all State taxation.
Saye by a license law they cannol
be reached: They invest little or
no money ih real property. They
give in no incomes. They gather ?
up our mineral wealth and ship ir
to China, where it is as much lost
to us as though taken beyorid the
Golden Gate and sunk in the ocean.
Thus since 1853 have gone seventy
five millions, and nothing to show
for it. It is fitting that Trinity
county Should be struck first, for
she lias been Very
years. It is true
she is getting.
over that, out the misehiet ot
Radicalism is enduring. Indeed;
nearly ,all the mining ebuhties have0
voted, in past years, in favor of
Radicalism, and this is the fruit.
They will loose a large portion of
their revenues, and will be obliged
to make it up by3 additional asses
ments on the whites. Thus it is;
we have a Government which, 0in
stcad of protecting its citizens, is
used to rob and oppress them:
Xoticc to "quit" will not avail;
John has the army and navy at
his back, and can laugh to sconi
The following speech is attribu
ted to a member bf the Legislature
of Pennsylvania: "I know wiinun;
Mr. Speaker, 1 say it in ; ho disre
spect. I know nm. I have had
several. They're a Useful class;
and and, yet yet With the best
of 'em you may have t9oubIe.
"Did you know," said a cunning
Gentile to a Jew, "that they hang
Jews and Jackasses together m
Portlonk ?" .
r,Li " retorted Solomon;
"den it ish veil dat you atitj
"Xpw, rhy little boys and girls,'
said a icachet; "lowant you to be
very quiet, so quiet that you can
hear n pin drop." In a minute all
was silent, when a little boy shriek
ed: "Let her drop."
tjov. .Mcviurg has issued ins pro
clamations declaring the Constitu:
tional Amendments adopted. They
are, therefore; now the law, and
"them good old daze" have Cbmc
again when everybody can Vote.
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Hon. David G: Burnet, who wa3
the first President of Texas under
the Republic, died in Galresttm oi
the 9th inst;, aged eighty jcaiS;