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OREGON CITY, OKEGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1872.
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& The Enterprise office is supplied with
bi vitif'ul. abortive'! styles of typo, a:.i u.ou
eru M.YCiUXiO I'RKSiOS, whi.jh will enabl.--.ie
proprietor to ! J'b Pouting at all tiroes
. Seat, (ftick and Cluap !
f V" rt solicited.
All H-nin f.r taxation upon a Specie
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; -T'.'A' -OJ.-i Fallows' Temple, comer j
Fir-t l lir -trefts iteiduuee curat r f
M Ain aii'l Seventli streets.
Hi! EL AT &WABRES2
Attorneys a'c Law,
oniv '.ON CITY, o'lEGON.
M tr-h is7--:tf
r- vn a f-oi a r.i r
For:.'i--rly Sur-t-on to the Hon. II. Co.
:j Years Eipir if ce.
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7.1-1 in Sire.t, (ii;;oii (i:y
Aiioa-AciA A.i) V SlL'u . t-uii,
rriLL 1MI.VCTICE IN' ALL T1IL COURTS
if tii St it.
r.T-Spi-niil attention cr"vn to cibi'S in the
U."s! Land Oilbu- at Oregon City.
April .", Is" -::!('
W. F. KIGHFZSLD,
ICttiblishfil since ISiit.at the old stand,
Vi'i Street, ()n;;o!. C'i.Cy, Orewn.
An. A-sortme-nt of V:,e!:fs , Jew
elry, and S.-tii Tliomas' weight
f V'i iji ),!;(, all of waien are warranted
fZf to !e a-' represented.
Jflr It-'pairitiu's done on short nuik'C .
inJ thankfal for past favors.
BOOKS AHD STATIONESY
IX M YEIW FtaK-l'ROOF UlilCK,
Mtl.V STK5KT, OltEGOX t'lTV, Oil Eli ON".
JOHN M. HACON,
Importer and Dealer in r?T.-&f
CZ2 CI r CSCv. S3
fTATltjXEUYf FFUFU.MlUiY, &e., &c,
Oregon CU if, Oregon.
At C'ijrr,i,int$- Jt'umt'r' old st,m it, ltit!y oc
cupied by S. Aekerman, .Vain street.
R. J- WELCH,
tTIi:-Ia O ld Fellows' Temple, corner
of First and Alder Streets, Portland.
T ie patronage of those desiring superior
operations is in sjieeial request. N'itrousox
ide for the painless extraction of teeth.
I tf" Artt:ici.il teeth 'better than the best,'
and ti ip ax the che rpet.
Will le in Oregon City on Saturdays.
A. G. YVALLIXG'S
Pioneer Book Bindery.
Corner of Front ami AUtt-r Street,
P. LAN Iv BOOKS RULED and ROUND to
uiv desired pattern.
MUSIC ROOKS, MAGAZINES, NEWS
PAPERS, Etc., bound in every variety ot
style known to the trade.
orders from the country promptly at
REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE-
PORTLAND, - - OEEGON.
GEO. Ij. CURliY,
DCALER IN REAL ESTATE AND OTHER ! , .,, ? , ,
INVESTMENTS. j tlu r.iliioneti window curtain
C inniissioiier Selecting Swamp and Ovei- ' thrown over a red brick wall,
flowed Lands. j . -
Farm L in t-i sold an I purchasers obtained ; TP,. ,..k .r
for all ki:, of landed propertv.. j , 1 .V'1 aI V. ilO UOW OCCUpiCS
V d i ib'e securities transferred in exchauge j the litte House Will next Novem-fotre-il
estate. " j ber be reduced to the rank of left-
ij i n-i n,r-)uuea on oroperiy, anu ones
examined and determined.
Commissions solicited and executed with
Sd Mitv an I promptness.
OFFICE No. 14 Cirter's Building, corner
of Alder and Front streets.
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CJUANTS CAST1.IM IX Tllll Alii.
Tliere is a souix of trouble.
Ar.d a tow. sad wail of woe
Coiiics. stfiiliiif; o'er -J lit stohbU
From Uh forks ia -Tottfi) row."'
Ami even Hilary's a;igiii.-h.'.l groans.
And accents of dispair,
As lie. in maudlin state, bemoans
His cables in the air.
' Tbis work? fs all a fleeting' hov,'
Ls now their daily sonjr;
Tliey vc ruled in clover lit re below.
lint won't rule very long.
For U!ywesr star tleclineth.
And they jjjiid no comho't ther.
(lone whefS the woodbine 'iwhielh''
Are their ea.-lles in the air.
With anarchy they filled the land.
And now the coi.tlictV o'er
They matsnfa-jt'.m Ku Klnx bands
That they may plunder more.
iJ'.it Greeley'l! el all malters right.
The Fou;h need not ties?; air.
For shonldvr-staps wilt take their (light
With castles in tbeair.
'Tis sad to see what ravages
A little care will do.
A to Chappaqua. for cabbages,
Now Uock the guilty crew.
Ihit naught but stern integrity
They'll timl reposing there
No Seneec.i sandstone they'll see,
Nor castles in tiyj air.
And. oh! how ptniu-nt they'll pem !
iltU "twiii not save their hams;
Thi-y're b.e st.-jne oi.i inri l-riddeii stream
Not worth so mas.v daius.
Salt Ui er's briny tide runs deep,
lull 'twill their shallop Leaf.
And they may row themselves to sleep
Wi;h cast it s in the air.
Now. Horace (.Ireeley is the man
We (o the world proclaim.
To free us from con upturn's b:i!I
IiVstore mil' t arnisht'd name.
His irit'i-iis !y count ies.s tliousatuls move, I
i:h iu u-ai.d.-i moie to spare;
May all h'.s dreatis.s ot greatness prove
No C.iSiieS ill the air.
A el. i'u-v:naii s:iil to :i mnn u-
vy'ii) his ibui'lli wiil': "T!ie Jonl J
lias iiulci'tl aiiii-Lftl voit.,T ri'!it' !
i tnumnei- soliliino-. reiditul: " t-s. !
j nsc'iit antl wijiiii'jc his no.se, he eon-I
i .:.lUvi: ")nl Cumt think the j
It t . l l 1 l . . i " I
ivti irot tntien aneau or nie, uv
as last as he took one, 1 took. :ui-
Smakt Yui 'i n. "31 v son , " said
m 'ool mother lt her vouno" hooe-
happy New Yttir?" "No, ma'am,"
rt'spoiKie'l the yonlli, "she isn't
li.-i'ppv iiiiicss sin s wli ippnto; some
of ns hoys, t'.ml I was alraitl it' 1
j wt?!-.co ner happt
nc'S sho,t go lb r
Dr. Johnson, win n i:t tne i'tillness
of vears antl k no w k 1 of, sank "I
never take up a newspaper without
j deli vii;r lVont it instrnetion ami
j amusement." The newspapers in
Johnson's time were meager enough
compared with those of to-day.
Now, a yearly newspaper volume
is a perleet eueyclopedia.
A "Western publisher lately gave
notice that, he intended to spend
Lilly dollars for '"a new head"' for his
pape; The next day one of his
subscribers dropped hint the follow
ing note: ''Pont do it bettor keep
the money and buv a new head for
! tlte editor."
Came Off. A little boy was
sent to a store for some eggs; before
reaching home he dropped them.
In answer to his mother, who asked,
uI)id you break any" he replied,
"No, I didn't break any, but the
shells came oil' from some of them."
Follows the PirKseini'TiONr.
An Idaho woman was ordered by
a physician to ta3e three ounces of
brandy a day, and knowing that
sixteen drachms make an ounce,
has patiently been taking forty
eight drinks a day ever since.
. " Not Th at."" I'm afraid I'm
sitting ir your crinoline, ma'am."
"Oh! never mind, sir, it's of no
consequence; you can't hurt it."
" No, ma'am, it's not that ; but the
confounded thing hurts me."
A bucolic editor is forced to
the conclusion that the young la
dies of his village are not alarming
ly like Sr. Paid, inasmuch as they
pay rather more attention "to
things which are behind" than he
The following is extracted from
a smart, boy's composition on "Ia
bies". The mother's heart gives
4th joy at the baby's 1st 2lh!
The Freeport Jtjir)til says;
"Pairs are abundant in this place,
and front gates are loaded (ro-wu
with them on line evenings."
One Missouri editor says of an
other that "his ears will do for the
awnings to a ten story wholesale
A western writer describes a
! Dolly A a I'll on (lei's o nnim nli.il
General Fremont is the highest
Freemason in Germany and
"Unscr Fritz" the next.
A .'.laiity J.etler.
Air. Greeley has been represent
ed by the opponents of his election
as a weak and vaseiflating person,
without force of character, or per
sistence in any fixed line of policy.
How long since lie adopted the
principle of clasping hands across
t lie bloody chasm,' the language of
the letter in which he, rive years
ago replied to the New York'Chtb
that threatened him with expulsion
when he signed the Jefferson Davis
bail bond, and which to da'y we re
produce below, abundantly proves;
and with what consistency and
manliness lie has for six years fol
lowing maintained the lofty ground
then assumed, his present position
as the champion of ideas and prin
ciples then enunciated, is evidence
enough. The following is the let-
Gentlemen: I shall not 'attend
your meeting this evening. I have
an engagement out of town, and
shall keep it. I do iKt recognize
as capable of judging, or even fully
apprehending me. You evidently
regard me as a weak sentimentalist,
misled b- a maudlin philosophy.
I arraign you as narrow-minded
blockheads, who would like to be
useful to a irreat and good cause,
but don't know how. Your at
tempts to bast a great, enduring
party on the hale and wrath neces
sarily engendered by a bloody civil
war, is as though you should plant
a colony on an iceberg which had
somehow drifted into a trooieal
ocean. I tell you here that out of
a life earnestly devoted to the good
ot' human kind, your children will
select mv going to Richmond and
signing that bail bond as the wisest
act, .and will fool that it did more
for freedom and humanity than all
of you worn competent to do,
though you lived to the age of Me
thuselah. I ask nothing of you,
then, but that you proceed to your
end by a direct, frank, manly way.
Don't sidle oil in a mini resolution
of censure, but. move the expulsion
which I deserve, if I deserve any
reproach whatever. All I care for
is that yen make this a square
stand up light, and record your
judgment by eas arid nays. 1
care not how few vote with me, or
how many vote against me; for I
know that the hitler will repent it
in dust and ashes before three years
Understand, once for .'ill, that I
dare you and defy you, and that 1
propose to light it out on the line
that I have he! I from the day of
Lee's surrender. So long as any
man was set-king to over throw our
Government, he was my enemy;
from the hour in which he laid down
his arms, he was my formerly err
ing count ry man. So long as any
is opposed to the national unity,
the Federal authority, or to that
assertion of the equal lights of all
men which has become practically
identified with loyalty and national
ity, I shall do my best lo deprive
him ot power; but when lie ceases
to do thus, 1 demand his restora
tion to till the privileges of Ameri
can citizenship. I give you fair
notice that I shall urge the re-en-frai'.ehisemont
of those now pro
scribed for rebellion so soon as 1
shall feel confident that this course
is consistent with the freedom of
the blacks and the unity of the He
public, and that I shall demand a
recall of all now in exile only for
participating in the rebellion, when
ever the country shall have been so
thoroughly pacified that its pafety
will not thereby be endangered.
And so, gentlemen, hoping that
you will henceforth comprehend
me somewhat better than you have
done, I remain, yours,
Four or live times in our history
affairs have become ?o bad in the
National Government that public
opinion has demanded a change al
most irrespective of what was to
follow, for the people felt that
scarcely any policy could fail to be
an improvement on the existing
order of things. So it is now.
Grant and his surroundings and
tendencies, and the agencies
through which he aims to keep
himself ami his familiars in power,
have become intolerable. His sup
porters eannot frighten the people
from their purpose to turn him out
by predictions of "gorgons and
chimeras dire" under the rule of
Dr. Greoky. They are determined
to be rid of the Galena Gift -Taker
ami stand their chances tinder the
benign sway of the Chappaqua
Turn him out ! is the popular
crv of the campaign.
Heavy Doses. A Pennsylvan
ia oaoer states that a tablespoon-
1 ill of quicksilver was lately found in j
an old grave in York county, sup- j
posed to have been taken by the
dead man during life, in the form
of blue mass as Inedieine. This is
a tough story to believe, but they
must have practiced medicine with
heavv doses in that neighborhood,
some years ago.
Uiack IJcpublican I-ioquence.
Alabama Cor. of Missouri Republican.
Thinking a few lines from the
swamps of Arkansas might not be
amiss I have concluded to give you
a little sketch of times down in the
cotton region of Arkansas. Cot
tost erops are hardly an average,
owing to too much rain and'eool
weather in the spring and too much
politics and bad whiskey later in
the season. Our colored citizens
are almost J'un wihl over politics.
They have political gatherings day
and night. It is worse than folly
to think that anv of the negroes
will vote lor Greeley. YVe have
two black candidates and one white
candidate lor the legislature. 'Our
black candidates are Grant men,
of course. Of the white candidate
I know nothing more than that he
is a whiskey dealer and a poet, at
1 Coonskin block. Laconia.
And I can truly say he is Laconia's
greatest poet, and better qualified
for a poet than a legislator. I have
heard but one speech from our sa
ble candidate. The following,
which is a verbatim report ot his
speech of the character of politics
preached .as will as the oratorical
lowers of our gorilla statesman:
I rise to tell you dat I am a can
didate for de legislator. My spo
il eu-t, Sam Harrison, savs I ain't
til to go to tie legislate!-, dat I is
got no sense. Put I is got more
sense den he is. T has been specch
in for myself now 'bout free weeks,
and I has got my sponent , Sam
Harrison, 'bout, run off de track.
He don't 'mount to ahiil ob beans
no way, and he han't no combilica
no how, and darlbre I shall use all
my eonihilica from dis time forth
Grant is gis bout as good a elec
ted all ready. All the culled men
will vote lor Grant, be last one ob
tlei.'i. I would like to see tie eulied
gemmati dat would vote for old
Greeley, dat old rebel Democrat
dat wants to put us back into slave
ry You nuts vote for Grant, he is
our iVen an bibs us all as he lubs
hisseli". Y"e are all apple ob his
eye when Grant made de lift eon
commandment to de eonsiskusion,
he said we till should hab lor'y
aeft;s of lan and a r.ra'.e. Now I
tells you' if we will Meet him we
will get dat lan .and ue mule.
Dis Libbel Impubliean party am
a net b rebels. Dat is de con
dat iseatiu up our corn. Old Gree
ley want's to make a hamnesty ami
make rebels as good as a black
man. 1 toll you dor is no white
man as good as a black man,eeptin
it's Grant and his kinfolks. You
hear de white man tuikin 'bout de
'leetial vote. "What ob de 'lectral
voto? I don't care if old Greeley
gets ail de lectral votes, and 1 spec
he will get inos all ob dem. J X;
white man votes de lectral vote and
all do black men will vote for Grunt,
.and daris bout forty-seben fbusand
nillion more culled voters dan dar
is white voters in do 'Nited Slates.
Darfor, yon see Grant will be'iected
anyhow. I find I has said all I
has got to say.
The Know-otiiii! Oatii taken by the
Hon. Henry Wilson in 185-!.
To the JIUtor f The Sn.
Sin : I have received from Gen.
Uenningsen a copy of the oath
taken by the Hon. Henry YVilson
in the fall of 1851 in Boston.
Here it is :
In the presence of the true ami
ever-living God, and on his Sacred
Scriptures, His holy word. I do
declare that I will truly fulfill all
my obligations toward my breth
ren of the order of Know-Nothings,
and that I will keep sacred
all the signs, tokens, pass, and de
gree words, grips, emblems, and
proceedings, ccc. And I further
declare, ami solemnly swear, that
I will not knowingly vote for, ap
point or elect any person of for
eign birth, or a Homan Catholic,
to any oHiee in the local or general
administration of the American
Government. And I further de
clare and swear, that I will roe all
the means in my power to counter
act and destroy the influence of
foreigners and Homan Catholics
in the administration of the Gov
ernment of the United Slates, ami
in any and parts thereof, local and
and general. To all this a free and
voluntary obligation on my part,
without teservalion I may ever be
able to remain true and steadfast,
so litl j me God.
According to the Massachusetts
formula of that time, the President
of the lodge where the oath, was
taken said the following in his ad
dress to those who took it, pre
vious to their doing so.
As a member of this patriotic
lodge it will become you to disre
gard all pesonal interests and pre
dilections, isi the service of your
country, in order that the corrupt
ami evil influence of foreigners
may be elfectuaHy combated and
destroyed, and here it will be un
derstood are included sons of for
eigners and Roman Catholic?.
Am A licked Heal Instate Speculation
Yith the President for a Partner.
Fr ru- tl e Chicago Tribune.
Some excitement lias sprung up
in the Hishop Hill Colony of
Swedes in Ilenrv County, 111., over
a discovery made by them that
certain hinds, which they supposed
they owned, on the outskirts of
the City of Chicago (eighty acres,
more or less), had been conveyed
by one of the trustees of said Col
ony without their authority to J.
Uussel Jones, United States Minis
ter to Belgium, for an. inadequate
compensation. The colony a short
time since, employed a lawyer to
make an investigation, but, in con
sequence of the destruction of the
public records by lire, he made
slow progress. Finally, he ascer
tained (and this was an accidental
discovery) that, some time after the
conveyance of the land by Oiof
Johnson, the trustee, to Jones
which was on the i29th of Decern
ber, lSGo Jones conveyed a por
tion of it, described below, to
Ulysses S. Grant, of "Washington,
D. C., for the consideration of -M,
on the 20th of May, 1SG9, and was
immediately thereafter appointed
Minister to Belgium. The descrip
tion of the land conveyed by Jones
to Grant is as follows: "An undivid
ed 1 of the Y. of the N W. of
the N F. I of section 15, town
range 15, containing '20 acres, more
or less; also an undivided h of the
YV. f. of the SY. j of the" N K. j
of said section 15, containing 20
acres, more or less ; also, and un
divided .! of that patt ol the V,
, of the W. of the SF. of said
section 15, which lies north of the
road known as the Parry Point
road, containing 11 acres and a
fraction ; also, an undivided of
the S. 42 acres of the K I of the
SW. of said section 15, in the
County of Cook and State of Illi
nois ; consideration 1.' The
deed recites that this propeity had
been held in trust by Jones for
Grant; but no such trust was
shown of record
ami it is noted
Jones reliuouishes dow
er, whereas she could 'have no
dower in property held in trust by
husband. The Bishop Hill
claim that this property
belongs to thent, and they have
presented a formal request to Pres
ident ( -I rant to convey it back to
them, to which no response has vet
been returned". -V further investi
gation will probably show that this
property belongs to the Bishop Hill
Colon v, and that a court of equity
will so decree. That after Jones
bought it he concluded, to let Grant
into the speculation, and drew on
him for a portion ot tne purenast:-
money; tliat lie soni a pari
.i i i i . ...
a short time beiore he was ap
pointed Minister to Belgium, and
remitted to Grant .si 1,000 as his
share of the purchase 'of this sal",
and ma.de him a deed, for the re
mainder of the land. If the Bish
op Hill Colony are swindled, sve
judge that Grant was not know
'ing"to that fact. YVe judge, also,
that tin? profits of the speculation
had considerable influence on the
President's mind when he designa
ted Jones as Minister to Belgium,
for there has not been a more unfit
appointment made since Columbus
discov e red A m e ric a.
"While the people of the United
Stales are making preparations to
celebrate cn the 4th of July, 1870,
the one hundredth anniversary of
American Independence, the Nor
wegians all over the world, on the
18t h of July, of the present, year
celebrated the one thousandth an
niversary of the consolidation of
that country. The ceremonies in
Norway were, many of them, of an
imposing character. Perhaps 'the
most noteworthy of these was the
unveiling of a monument seventy
feet high to the memory of King
Harold Fairhair, which took place
at Haugesund on the spot where
tradition savs King Harold was
buried. The story of King Harold
is this: In the ninth century Nor
way was divided into twenty-four
pott v kingdoms. Harold, who rul
ed over one of them, asked the
hand o f G i t h a , the d ati gl 1 1 or o fan
other petty prince. He received
for rcp.lv this t when he had con
quered all Norway Githa should
be his. Not at all daunted by this
onerous condition, Harold prompt
ly went to work and brought king
dom after kingdom under his rirle,
completing his undertaking by
means of a bloody sea light, which
occurred in 872, after which his
sovereignty over the whole of Nor
way was acknowledged. Harold
was an unscrupulous tyrant, and
drove mauv horsemen to emigrate
to other countries in order to escape
his intolerable oppressions; but his
name is cherished in Norway be
cause he first established the nation
ThaLwicked Danbury .Acts says:
-V dying Bridgeport woman want
ed to be buried in a Dolly Yarden.
A nice spectacle she would present
on the resurrection morning.
We k'.arn from the St. Louis
limes that a first-class furnace lias
been erected at Caromleiet for the
purpose of making steel by the
Bessemer process. Its proprietors,
Garrison, Chouteau fc Hart, experi
enced iron masters, expect to manu
facture from Missouri ore about six
hundred tons per wu-k. St. Louis
requires a large amount of steel rails
to supply the wear and tear on her
lines of transportation and for new
lines in progress of construction.
The question is now being dis--cussed
whether the Nes-Silicon pro
cess of making steel is not cheaper
in juice and superior in quality to
the Bessemer process. In a recent
article we gave the statements of
several manufactures substantia
ting the advantages of the Ameri
can over the English process.
Thousands of tons of Silicon steel
rails have beeii tried under the most
unfavorable circumstances, and
t heir superiority over those made
by the Bessemer process has been
conclusively established. They re
sisted cold and frost and severo
pounding by rapidiy driven trains,
without breaking or lamination.
Steel can be made by the new proc
ess at a cost of one cent per
pound. In cutlery of the finest
description and tools requiring tem
per and hardness, the Silicon steel
gave bettor results than could be
obtained from any steel heretofore
The consumption of iron and
sleel rails in the United States is
increasing so rapidly that we must
manufacture them tit home by new
and improved processes. The cost
of freight must be put in labor to
make a better article, for England
can-not supply our requirement un
less at greatly enehanced prices.
In 1870 the consumption of iron
and sfeel rails was 53o,5 7l tons; in
1S71 the demand reached G92.01S,
and every succeeding year will
show an enormous increase. The
narrow gauge road in time will oe
cupy a portion of the county roads
between the towns ami villages.
Cheat) iron will ensure cheap con
struction and cheap transportation.
Missouri, so rich in iron ore, will lie
the great centre of production-for
the Mississippi valley ami the Pa
cific Coast, and the sfeel rails uni
ting San Francisco and St. Louis
will probalv be made in the furna-
cos of the latter.
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Grant depends for his reelection
upon three of the most demorali
zing and dangerous kinds of influ
ences over employed in a political
contest, His chief agencies are a
profuse expenditure of money, the
unscrupulous exertions ol an army
of oiiiceholders, and an organiza
tion which to a large extent i.
bound together by secret oaths.
The money mainly comes from the
National Treasury and the enforced
contributions of G rant's beneficia
ries. The officeholders, found in
every hamlet of the country, and
wielding an immense power over !
the people, neglect their proper
business and attend to polities, be
cause they know that their chance
for feeding at the public crib four
vears longer rests solely in the suc
cess of their patron at the "White
House. In all the Southern States
hundreds of thousands of excitable
negroes are bound to promote the
reelection of Grant under oaths and
imprecations which fetter their own
consciences and are at war with re
publican institutions, while secret
leagues of white voters having the
same objects in view widely pre
vail in the Northern and "Western
If there were no other reasons
for the overthrow of Grant's Ad
ministration, the three above stated
would amply justify a change.
In their corrupting influences and
dangerous tendencies they far ox
eel any thing and everything which
was ever alleged against Ad
ministrations of John Quincy Adam:-.,
Yan Buret), and Buchanan,
which the people, regardless of par
ty ties, lose up against and over
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A thrifty Bostonian recently
'pkaccd' 10,000 insurance on the
life of his wife, took home a box of
little red Maryland plums, and en
joyed a whole evening in seeing his
wife eat them. His enterprise" had
its reward. Deducting 295 for
funeral expenses, he is now 9,702
richer than he was
a week ago.
011 see two vouiv ner-
sons sealed in the centre of a pew
in church, you may make up your
mind they are engaged, or going
to be; but when one is at the head
and the other at the foot of the pew,
you can immediately determine
that they are married.
Wept Bitterly. A woman
who was sent to the penitentiary
for life, for cutting her baby's
throat with a razor, wept bitterly
because she wouldn't be able to
Cirant Grape Shot. -
"lie is not fit to govern this coun
try," were Stanton's dying words.,
"lie has no more- soul than a'
dog," said Ben Butler less than a
e is not controlled by cotlsfi-0
lal law, but by political rings,"
"Grant has no more capability
than a horse," said fighting J0V
Hooker, a month since.- 'J
'"His San Domingo business
tamps lii in as a first class eonspira--
savs liov. 1 aimer.
"He is a man without sufllcientf
knowledge to preside over a cau
cus," said Logan in 18G9.- .
"No man can hold office linger
Grant and maintain los self-re-
spect, said r orney a
are sixteen weightv.rea-
sons why Grant should never bo
President," wrote Colfax: in 1868i-0
Grant was so blind drunk that
he couldn't lie down decently at
the battle of Pittsburg Landing..
tohu .1. JjO'jmi.
"lie is making moaey out of his
position and that's all he cares
about," said Senator Carpenter to'
a New York correspondent... o
Our prospects are good, andb
with proper effort T believe we can
lve Greeley and Brown the elect-
of Illinois.2 Ttjmaiv
"The time has come vfhen trio
uniform of the State militia slfould o
no longer be disgraced bv beii)
seen on the back of a Catholic
Irishman or an infidel Dutchman.' o
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The Detroit l'"ree ress says ( if
(J rant's expenses are $10,000 a
year more than his salary, and iri.;
three years he manages to lay bv
over half a million of dollars, what's
the use of bringing out any more
When Henry Wil9on returned
from a tour through Ireland, he said
in a lecture that "begging is the
national industry of the Irish.'
Wilson is now begging for votes; j,
but till the industry he can put for
ward can never commaud t lie vote
of one true Irish Ameri 20.19:
If Mr. Greeley is elected as lie?
will le lv an overwhefmirio- vnrr .
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he will select from all parties such
a cabinet, and draw around him-
such men as the natioiDwill place-
entire and implicit confidence in...
Horace Greeley3 will not be presi O
dent of a section of the country, 0
the creature of a clique, the autom.- 0
at on of a cabal, lie will be the
president of the American people,.
one and indivisible. Qarl ZtchufiL-
A Stampede. Wisconsin, is,
moving in the rigjVu direction and
is claimed for Greeley and Brown
by at least 5,000 majority.. The
Milwaukee jXeins says the. republic
cans are deserting Grant by thous
ands in the northwestern counties,
while in the lake shore counties the
desertions to the Liberal cause take
the shape of a downright stampede,
(ion. Conrad' Kerz, one of the al
ternate delegates to the Philadel
phia Convention, has resigned his
position on Gov.. Washburn's staff,
and declares his oposition to the
nepotist and gift-taker. Other
prominent republicansofth.it State, Q
among whom are Judge Oilman,
Mayor Elwell and ex-State Prison
Commissioner, Edward Megraw
are also out for Greelev..
Jefe Davis' Bonpsme.v. As
the papers are publishing) the facf
that Horace Greeley signed Jell"
Davis' bail bond,, as a campaign
document it will not be out of
place to call the attention of tho
1'epubLican party to the fact that
Gorrifc Smith's name and Henry
Ward Beocher's are side by sidt,
with that of Horace Greeley. The
list of bondsmen Ave re :
Henry Ward Beecher, of Xcw
York; Horace Greeley, New York; 0
Girrit Smith, New York Aris
tides Welch, Philadelphia; Au
gustus Schell, New York ; Cor
nelius Yanderbilt, New York: W
II. Mcfarland, K Barton Ilaxall,,
Isaac Davenport, Abraham War
wick, Gustavus A. Myres, James
Lyons, William II. Lyons, John
A. Mcridith, John Minor Botts,
Thos. W. Doswell, Jasr Thomas,
Jr., of Kichmond; Horace F.
Claik and Benjamin Wood, New
The strange and very fatal dis
order knowiT as "Blight's disease'
is alarmingly on the increase in thi
country. It is only during the last
three vears that anv accurate sta-
i tistics have beeh filed: respecting
t this disease.
! Good Girl. There is a girl in
I Minnesota, only eighteen yearsCbf
! age who, by herself and two boys,
j nm'a farm of over two hundred
I acres. She put five hundred dollars
I in a 5t. Paul bank last year.
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