Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, September 2, 1864, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated September 2, 1864 Page 2
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GAZETTE. 1 B. F. MEYERS, EDITOR. FRIDAY : J SEPTEMBER 3, 1561. What They Promised. Ta* ff.IFNDS OF Gov. Cvarii po*istß rn* vko- SLR THAT IF TUSY WOCT.D RS-ELFCT HIM, TMR Wil WOI'LS SVO IN 30 DA V S AM THERE WOE LD B* NO MORS A. ft AFX INC. HOLE THSX TO THEIR PROMISES. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS. COFLYTY TirKET. COMMISSION FR, MICHAEL WEKTZ, of Union township. POOR DIRECTOR IILU Ail DAVIS, of Si. Clair township. AUDITOR, DAVID EVANS, of Monroe township. 4, T0 Whom it may Concern." Abraham Lincoln, of March 4tfc, 1801, and Abra ham Lincoln, of July ISth, IS6J, cut the Wowing figures • Lincoln's 'ISB'/CJ/, Lincoln to the Kelt! Cent .Yl/II '. ISii. missioners, July IS, IS'J-4. I declare that i have no Any pioposi.ion which JMI NIWE, DIRECT:Y OR IS- embraces the restoration DIRECTLY, to tCrrler*.of pace, the integrity of with --N-cry ia toe Stales tl" whole Union, and r-. where ;t exists. 1 BELIEVE OF V. SET 1 ti~e so r.AWi ■' "r.n RT i' ' crtnCAby WHO an TO DO so, and have so is- authority fbzt can control CLi.NATios TO DO so. * • the armies no If at wa r Ihe EIGHT of e3ch state with the cuifeti ; Ss ? T cs, to order and control its will be received an! cc n * own -omestic ins'- siderej hy the Laecu'.vc according to its own judg- Government of the LT..i ment EXCLUSIVELY, is ES- t<t and will be SENTIAL to the baUr.ce of met by liberal terms on fewer or, which 'he per- <ubstantiai and collateral fection an<' t- SDVRASCS of points; arid Xh* hearer or or poluic-1 fabric de-bear:r thereof shall have conduct bo'h ways. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. McCLELLAN, PENDLETON <?r PEACE I The Chicago Convention! (iECRKE B. TCLtI.M.\ Nominated for President!! G> 12. rE\DI.ETOW OF OHIO, Noininaled for Vies President! f PEACE PLATFORM! The foil.iving telegram has just been revels • ad.- CHICAGO, AUG. 31. 1864. To O. E. Shannon, Esq.— McClellan and Pendleton unanimously nominated—Peace plttforss— ail harmonious! W. F MEYERS, f Ths Democratic Meeting. TLe meeting on Monday evening was in# of; th. grandest cut-louring* of the good old D- i mocraev of Bedford County that we have ever No eilort had be"n made to get up ' a dvESon-lrctiun, nothing hut the usual of the Chairman of the County Committee, and yet the people Cocked here in numbers that stiuck terror into the hearts of 'he enemies of the Constitution and the Old Union It was em phatically a meeting of thaPsoiix, of men who j know- their rights and whose presence d<.-muE;ra- ; ted their detenu:- atior. to maintain them. It was convincing evidence of the fact that the yeomanry of the country are sick and tired of the mal-idnnnistration cf oar present rulers srd in uvor f>. the time honored principles ©t the Democratic party whoso restoration t power alone can save the nattoa and bring back - that PEACE, HARMONY and Union of old. for which the whole Country is now sighing. The spoocL acf the evening rose far above the usual harangues of political gatherings.— They w ere the broad, logical and Constitutional arguments of Statesmen, whose love c-f country •s not limited by "ii?, and "anla"' nor circuni cribed by distinctions. They were full of cp.prals to the go. i of t'.u petiole whose capability for self-governmeHt is never lost sight by the Dera>orat;c party, thouglt de nted by its opponents. The abuses of power lial tb.e violations of the sacred Charter of Lib erty by the present Administration were elo quently pointed cut with telling effect, which sank deep into the hearts of the immense crowd j present. They were the old Raman appeals of patriotism to an oppressed people, calling upon them to rise in the majesty of their might and the sublimity of their strength, and rescue their distracted country from iLe hands of its enemies. This meeting, which has sot the ball o* the great Presidential cor" stin morion. augurs well. Every where the people are *iiTe to the great strngg'e that is before then : and era the Ides of November they will have fully determined to root, with a Waterloo defeat, the fanaticism that now rules, end place in its stead the con servative aid conciliatory principles of Dcmoc f**y. Then shall the white-winged Angel of PEACE once mofe spread her fair pinions over the whole country, and the devest lag-demon .of WJR shali forever be a stranger. HON. A H. CoFyttoru—Our popular K.p reaeiitafiv of this Congressional District mn; in town this week, and addressed the Demteracy en Moftdiy evening. rbe majority of the dff jptes of the counties composing this District MR already instructed for Mr Coffioth, and his aooDioa'icQ wi'l no dealt be unaUineo.?, and TTTR nfrtUsticu c-qusHy sura. • Graad Democratic Meeting. | O-reaCt of the People! j 1 ? 0G0 FHEEMEH IN COUNCIL! ! The Union and the Constitution! __ i McClellan Triumphant! Monday evening last w.-.s a grand sacues , for the Democracy. It was peculiarly fitting : that on the day appointed for the assembling j of the National Democratic Convention at Chi- j 1 cago, that the Democracy of Bedfiwl County, j if in concer' with their brethren who had | gone op from all parts of our coat run country t '■ should flock from our own familiar bills ar.d ' valleys to deliberate upon the solemn and nio- .; . naentous Lsues now engaging the minds of the j American people. At an early hour multitudes j : began to throng the street leading to the Court j House which was sooa literally packed with ; human beings. Mr.ny unable to obtain ingress | were reluctantly compelled to leave. On motion, that tried ' ternnand true Dim- : ccrat, HON. .JOS- B NOBLE, was cali. i | jto the chair. He jras Vfil-ted by the following j jYice Pr-°!'Jentß; Jacob Eicher, J. Conrad, Jac. . Devorc, John Smith Esq., Gilbert C- Rice, J-' :i W. iiccier, Abraham Koons, Jac. C. Brum- j ■ baugh, Hugh Wilson, Jesae Dicken, Dan. Bar lev, John C. Eisard, Tease Conner, Wilson L. j t Weeks, John Ritcbey, D. A. T. Black, W. 'Clllespie, F. D. Beegle, John B. i'luke, Sol. ■ lieighard, Joseph W. Sleek. Michael Naugl", Michael S. Ritchcy, Wm. Foster, Jas. Mattmg | !y, J. C. Everhart. - i Serrtfonc- —W. F'nJlav Mr.nn. Jas. Sill, W ; I C. Knively, Dr. F. C. Doyie. J. T. Oephart. • The meet' l£r was then addressed ' r the Hon. j -. : , | . | 11. L. JOHNSTON, WOO in a spec... of an hour s . length described with inimitable felicity the 1 . : f failures and tergiversations of the ruling party j • ; of this country. He was followed by (he Hon- | i F. M. KTUMEIX, who with Ihrilling eloquence! 1 denounced the present corrupt ar.J tyrannical j Administration. Ha exposed with keen argu- i " . meat the violated pledges and unconstitutional' ac > pf the rtign'ig dynasty at Washington j wl.ilp satirical allusions to o'J Abraham j brought flown '-he house with bursts of applause, i During his rlutarL-* he frequently made a!!u- j sion to Gen. McCielko N-hi-'h was received with i deafening cheers fx ' t;>. * ®' e rsc " t " , ;u was further ably addressed b> Mr. > oorhscs, of St. Louis, lien. A. 11. Coffroth ?n<\ John j Palmer, Esq. j The f do wing resolutions wera then ur.aa?-, jmiusiy adopted: Resohtl, That we rc-affrm the r?o!utiono' : of the Goonty convention pa&eJ -■> tJune lest. ! Zc.Xved, IP at -i is the duty of all leaders oTj j every party, and of ail people to C TV oat that , which ia in the hearts c' the people; and in • • obedience to this universal rule, we unht-i'r-l tingfy declare it to be the duty ef those m au- i 1 thority, or those who may sxm he in authority ' jin view of our national trouble?, to propose,; | an armistice between the Northern and Southern j ! armies and to call for n national convention to s.'ftle our difficulties, stop the unnecessary eff-i --. si .in of blood and restore tb" LT.ion by treaty, j The meeting then with three cheers , for the r.cntineo of the Chicago Convention. INVASION. Our qui:. Borough was invaded Loving this week, not by the IL-bs, but by a con • genial good-looking pet of office hollers and i, ffiee seekers from Somerset Count . who cntr.e j j down upon us like a "hor-iV "their ! in the raour.tatr. ' The party was led by a , certain Brig. General of Pennsylvania Reserves ' | renown, aided by a gallant Captain, now pro moted to 11. lc R , a.M among r-.ik :n-i file j were found such di...g iisLed personage* r.s Congressmen, E..-ireasurars, &r , &c. The raid j w.T3 of no great injury to our citizens gen-rally, ' 1 but may he to a certain aspirant for Congress- j tenal honor.' as visits to Bedford are sometimes ! fatal to candidates from neighboring Counties. : ' Nothing of importance was carried awity by j 1 ; them, althoogh one of the pr,rtv enfceeded ia ' capturing a nomination for C-agress, which he will find out an erupty honor. Socially epenk- i ing they are a set of good fellows, but noliti oaiSy, we "can't see it' , 1 A T>on TI ON MEETING. —The ladies at the a bo- ; < 1 iltion meeting 1 What a good idea, to fiit up the Cojrj House. Yet the crinoline, the boys, the • Democrat?. the Somerset brass band and the big bass drum couldn't make a erovJ, -tor didn't make r.z ranch fu:?as CD. Jordan's won- : : derfal it ot —— himself! Ivcontz s nom ination cnust have ccn r onnded him, for he was 1 i confoundedly unhappy in his style and mannner. He had better cot attempted to answer JucGe Kimmell, for it looked like a little dog with bristles and tail up, barking r.t an Elepbnnt. ! The Judge must have hurt—wounded some-1 : body—-for the gallant Colonel, (who has been in | the military service, as he told u?, for three years at 3 or 4,000 dollars a year,) in his attempts ' to answer him, failed to feme to time. Y7:,u.L, a warm friend of the soldier the Colonel would ■ | like to appear to he! It would suit hini and his friends exactly if he could get them to do 1 his dirty fighting for him, and then his voting ! ;too, and leave him in his ofS. e three or four years logger. The people understand these t , things, nnd intes.J to give these Washington' , warriors H safe conduct home in a few months, i Is TOWN —\Ve had the PLEASURE of taking iby the hand a nnmber of our old Somerset j .county friends, among whom we mention John ' O. Kimmell, Esq., Hiram Findlpy, Esq., Gen. W. 11. Koonta and the clever "mine hoeC of the "KG House," J. W. Parker. Mr. Find- ! ley has r>?eeived the nomination of h'ts county for ti\e Legislature, and as we are "hitched - ' to ' Somerset on the Legislative question, we will • no doubt l called upon to vote for him. Du ring his stay among us, Mr. Findley min- • | glod freely with our citizens and mo-la nomerous ! j friends. He will be properly endorsed by tiie peo- | tLis<wacty on tbo day et the akcriac. Stol-KS.—Not lor? sine* Coring the late m-'J federate raid into UiU State—the ritiiens in [ some parts of Fulton County, and especially J t:. MtCotiHcUs Cove, became very much exci- j 1 tsL and thought it tl - best policy to remove j i their goods and slothing farther from the bor- j | der and -.out of reach of the iv.-ndcrs. One j ( man thinking more of Ms bed clothing than any i thing else, removed diem Into Brush Creek Town- j j ship, to his father'.- domicil for their safety—l . But owing to the success of the invasion aad . , the plundering of houses, stores, &c.. the goods ! became unsafe even there, and the plan of bu- I i Tying or concealing them in the wood* on j mountain wai hit upon as a capital idea. The J • ;oods were concealed in the woods until after i ■ i! | the excitement had ceased, ut which time they ■ ! were tc IA) brought home. Eut on the arrival j ! at the spot where the goods were left, they could j | not he found. Then the conclusion was, that i j a democrat had stolen them. Tka nycessary infer- j I ma:ion was mnJ", and a search warrant issued. ! : and the house ol every den a rat in the vicinity I i searched, rut to no pern--c. St mo proposed | to search the premises of some .f t!.e abolition- j ; isti; hut the reply was, no, un Abduioiust will ' j aut steal. If the search had been made among j ! the latter class, we think they could have been I found. Now to prove that an Abolitionisttci/l; | steal we only have to point you to some of the government contractors at Washington and elte i where. • * j FIIOH TUB 55M. —Through the politeness of j a friend vv<, Lave U-tn handed the following let • tcr for publication. From it the reader will j j observe that the principles of the Democratic ! I party still live in the Army of the Potomac, and [ I we id .! confident that the nominee at Chicago j wilt not be forgotten by the gallant soldiers cf j ' our aamy. CA>rp 55th Rcgt. P. V., j 1 Near Petersburg, Va., Aug. 3, '<J4. j I j Mb \ our met welcome and highly interesting | favor of 3d uit-, i 4 at hand, and in reply I can i only say that I acn pleased to know that every ! ■ person docs not think that Lincoln is the God • ; and Kin". niotimc ago I thought tbo old * j fellow would stand some chance, but the cpin-' ion of the people is considerably changed with in the last six months. Put now there is only one alternative, if we would restore the Union j and save the tens of thousands of lives that are almost monthly brim: carelessly thrown avray, 'we run deer a nvtn for Presi i. at wb ij- sc-n --i timer.'* are Union and ti.e Constitution, and I wbi not daily commit deeds that am *.ren ' , 0 , to I'te Cor.riituti"-. at the same tiaicclaim- ! i t ,.r ■T'til war rcn!.*'• it for j lim to to.?** J aWj *- oppress citizens, and ruin :he oVi.r...4icii * a * Irispieasimc. They may j.jst til me what iher ;hG<je, I have proven by my | U. tic us that lam wu'j 10 keI P restore the ; Union, and suppress traitoid c - rcp r ' ?k °M ray own life. But, urged by tbC ' *of the p > pie to serve, they forgot lh-2 : rui? ;nd after tie Svidier *va3 once c;.inarcu l ' Je 7 ■ put ik .ir abolition scl.eme in force. Instead Ot* enforcing a war f.r tka Union, they have en- j forced it for the purpose of robbing, plundering,*? stealing, causing hones* ! .ea to cc:uit deedsj of cut- g s foi ..Lie:.', in every instance,! i'.iey would be imprisoned for life. Words can- I r.ut *xp my disgust at Abo Lincoln's whole j • dniiuistrafio i, tl.e only •Ping I have to nd-l is that the sooner Ms place is filled by ., man/the Letter it wid be for the national gov- ' era men; generally ••* iGCiXI t JjO VI*U it is welt known I:dw comtilet.-'y air. Lia- j c v.m was governed in hie war measures by the : ultra Abolitionists up till a very shoct while r.gc. Tb cause of the final i iter-u: lion was tnis: As the radical drivers bec-am-* more furi ous '.be nearer they saw coming about a realiza tion of their schemes for t'.j dsainu'.Mn . sMvery, the Republican party leaders found it ; necessary—they expected to retain any p*w - } er at all—to put the brakes down hard uj on I i the president i.,1 mnchine. They did so, and J t'lereupon tha Abolition ehment fi,nr entirely ' : out of the vehicle and before they could be*' COJit;* cr Wheedled back .o?" their scats, they i i Wt nt .rft and nomir -sted JoLu C. Fremont. * llere was the dcu<M to pay by both tactions. ! i One couldn't ft on without the 'Fuere J wa? n- insapcrable difficulty in the way of a i perl.ct fu-ion, only . ..e needed blowing up to i the welding het of the other. The Repubii- j i Car. wing didn't care a fig for negro freedom: out for the spoils. The Abolition I i wing cared much for his colored brother in '"] mawkish scrt of way, sn 1 did not a full • purse. Holding such view 4, the question of M !as ion was only rr* oi time—u few spirits of indignant el imination and recrimination, and I I i;.o severed parts would come again together. ' i to be held tighter than ever by the cohesive i power of public plunder. Accordingly, after the runaway black ele ment had cooled its ardor somewhat, by stand ing oul ;n the cold, Mr. Lincoln issued his "To j, whom it may concern,'' and the work was done, j Scarcely had his ultimatum been issued, —that , the abandonment of slavery must he the main j , condition of peace and reunion—than the old j < Abolition drivers worr found preparing to mount, j j They saw at once the eternal fitness of things, ; ( and the invitation to mount to their accustom- \ ed perch was a godsend. And now u will not : , belong until the ola presidential rawbones, with j | the bit set hard between his tcctb, will coca- ( meace the old familiar jog trot undeT the vici- 11 ous lash of the Eeechers, the Garrisons, ar..l . the Greeieys; and. before he knows it, the < Fathrtnder will find hi 4 pathway strewn with j ( greenbacks, and he well on his way to eiaims : j of greater than Mariposa richness. But what is to become of the Republican co- i ] Ob, that is all arranged. Some of them have long ago feathered themselves and are setting their pinions oceanwnrd. Others Lrttve commencetl to sst up on their own hook; j BO that the remainder are content to either take a seat in tha wagon or the place in the harness, j only stipulating for a sufficiency of pay. That 1 1 secured, it is not so much matter to them wbeth-; er Abe or John, or some ons else runs the ma chine. The progress of the fusion is indicated by letters passing between Elizur Wright and S. G. Howe, prominent Abolitionists, aiul Jt>hu C. Fremont, The former conclude the-letter as fellows: t< "Ferodt tie, sir, to ask whc'Vr, !u enso Mr ' i Lirxieta will wnklnu', you ill do eo i j TOUT fehew citizeu 4 is ar attempt to jflace an [ administnition in power on a basl-Tbroad as the l patriotism of the country an! its neetls." General Fremont, under date cf Nahant, ■ Aug. 25, replica at considerable length. He 1 does not feol at libeny to withdraw bis name | without first consulting the patrioftic party who I nominated him, but auggcrts thtit a dire< t effort t be made to obtain an immediate noderstandiog : between the supporters of the Raitimcre and j Cleveland nominations, in order that the friend !of both.may coalesce and unite upon an early . day for holding such a convention. The following is extracted from Gen. Free ! mont's letter: j "Much has been said of late about pence, and ; you will, therefore, excuse me if I say here what j 1 understand by it. j "bor me peace signifies the integral establisb • ment of the I nion without slavery, because I slavery is the source of all our poliiical dis*en ' lions, and because the institution itself is con ! derailed by the enlightened and liberal spirit of the age. These are to me the essential condi '• lions of peace " t All that is now necessary is for Mr. Lincoln j tasignify publxely bis acquiescence in the prop j to withdraw in favor of a new conven tion, nud the thing is done. Both these polit i ical public failures can thus be taken off the I track, and the great 1 iad of "unfinished bui --! nees bequeathed to some luckless successor. J The "Great Incompetent" can then retire to ! obscurity, easing his soul with the specious re flection that his ret'.remsnt was alone dictated by "pure patriotism." Lst all the people pray for a new conveatioo, if that convention will bring out a new man: but if not for that pur pose. let them contemn it as securing only tho return of the old, vicious Abolition driver 4 who have already ruined and devastated the j country. — Pat. <£ Unwn. Terrible State of Affairs. The terrible outrages, corruption and mii management of the Lincoln Administrati ;n. have become so apparent that there Ls wide spread alarm throughout the land in regard to i the fate of ohr country, which w.a> so prosoer • ous and happy when they assumed the m inagc | ment of our afiairs. This feeling of alarm and j distress is not of a partisan character—it i not the effect of n "Ccfppcrhead caaspiracr.*' •it is fell the be.-t and bravest of all parties and sections, and has been expressed on many occasions by the wisest of our .Statesmen, sl --diers, editors and correspondents. Manv, verv manv of those high in authority and position in the Republican party, feeling that tbev wi-1 justly be held responsible for the iucrl isio" crimes against Liberty. Union and have sounded the alarm ami would now gladlv check the demon they have turned loose. Senator Cowan in reviewing our s id an I do ' r'.orablc condition, declared in his place in the L. S. Senate, "these'thinga aroenoH/ 1 . to make a sane man mad." j That is the feeling of a prominent, clear leaded Republican, and we appeal to th i hen est experience of our readers to decide whether , .t 19 not the ainjost universal sentiment of the : people. Does not the bervavau parent, widow, orphan and cripple feel that Senator Cowan has well expressed tMlr feelings ? and do not t the sorrow etricken throughout the land daiiv ; exclaim "these things are enough to make a sivntf man mad." Afd jet in the face of all thee thi fTC have a lew' papers and men who svill cling 11 the skirts and ;7,".-iuncs of Abraham Lincoln. Thank God the nuthLA 1 " " daily dirainishing. - We do not hoid Abrahfi."® Lincoln nione r a - K KS most'y be:n Mrced upon him by the manager? ot r art y, and if he should be withdrawn da a ctaJtdate, would a better man lw nominated in h> * No. The only hope, therefore, of the count? " is Hi the Democratic party —the only party that has or can successfully a-imi'.i.vr the G vcrn ment. To her pa*t record we point with pride and pleasure.—The people are anxiously look ing to the Chicago Convention, which assem bles on Monday next, for deliverance, and we have full faith in the wisdom that will govern its action.— Genius of Ltbtrty. ORG-ANTZE. Tnere never was, nnd never cou! 1 be a time ! of greater necessity for immediate organization, and for earnest and united effort There is much to encourage the Democracy and inspire them to action.—The very bitterness of the op position. tk.'abu -e of their authority, their vi "G.iJiou of tf Constitution, their usurpations, their quarrel and civi.-ions, ail co-onefate to ! warn treu of their inability nnd corruption and of their danger, or of the certainty of untold rui" .aid Lincoln be re-elected. As wo val ue our liberties and the welfare of car families, we should do our whole duty in the coming canvas?. If we suceed, our reward will be am-; "p!e. If wc fail we will have nothing to do with ' which to reproach ourselves. We can at least rest with the satisfaction that the blood of mil lion®, the sorrow of coming generations and , the destructioa of our government wss not con- : fummated thrciAh any act or base indifference of onr. i THE TRUTH. The N. Y. World comments upon the recent peace negotiations in Canada, a? follows: "The 1 orential fact which loom* up above the mirage cf this fiasco is, that the President of the Uni- . ted States hr.a defined his position on the most vital question of the time. He ha? declared, in the face of the world, 'to whom it may con cern,' that ho will listen to no proposition for tlse return of the Southern States to their aiie gianee which does not include the complete a bandonmcßt of slavery. Now, if Mr. Lincoln doe? not know, the people of the loyal States will teach him, thai ?bey will no: supply J aM treasure to prosecute a war in the interest ; of the black rao. He has no rigG to contin- I ue the war a dav for that purpose, nor will 'oe j people sustain him in so doing a day beyond the j time when they can constitutionally depose him from office. EASY AGAIN. "Tbank God, I am easy again," said Mr. Freeley. who had suffered for nine months with fiheotnatism. The first apj lication of Rad way'a Beady Belief relieved him from pain, the following day ho was able to walk, in a week's time he resumed his business as engineer. Rad way's Ready Relief will cure Rheuma:im, Neuralgia, Gout, Strains, Sprains, Burns, Scalds Sore Throat, Head-acho, and all other paias. Relief is afforded in a few minutes. Every house should be supplied with a bot tle. With this remedy to use in case of acci dents or sudden attacks of dl-ensc. life may be j saved. Pries twenty-Sri cts per bottle oold j by Drug^irfts £oor Richard's Reasons for baying Uni te! States Securities. Tba other dxy we heard a rich neighbor say j I.CH.AC rather hava railroad stock* limn the I.', tS. stock?, fcr they paid higher interest. Jc*t } then l'oor Richard carcc up, and said that he ' jast bought some of Uncle Sum's three years . notes, paying seven and three-tenths per cent, j interest. Mv rich friend exclaimed, You 1 I ; thought yon had no money to buy with. ••Ye?,'' said Richard, "I had a little laid up, for yon know it is well to have something laid np a- I gainst a wet day, and I have kept a iittle of my j , earnings by me." Now Poor Richard is known to all the country round lo IMJ U very prudent ■ and industrious, and withal, wise man: for, ! Richard never learned anything ha didn't know how to make use of, and his wisdom and pru p deuce had become a proverb. So, when he took ' out his savings and bought the nute?, more than one was surprised, and it wits no wonder rich Mr. Smith asked why. So Poor Richard, in ; a ve-y qui*! humble way—-for he never assumed _ | anything —replied, "I suppose, Mr. Smith, you , j know a great deal better than I do what to do - with money, and how to invest ; for I neter had much, and all I got I had to work Lard fur. ' ; But I have looked round a good deal upon my I ' neighbors, and sees what they did with their ' - j money and I will tell you some things I mw I and what I thought of it. One very rich man • was always deaiing in monev, and he made h s ! , great deal, but was never satisfied without high interest. So Ire lent most ~,f bis money to some - ; t ' people who he thought were vrv r:oh, at a • . i j very high rate ; and he often told bow much ' he got, till one day the people he lent to went to smash. He got back about ten cents on the dollar o: his money. I know another old gen , ; tleraan, who had so ne bank stock and he went , • to the bank and go*, ten per cent, dividend. The r Prctident and everybody euid it was the best' 1 in the couniry—paiu lea per cent Put what i did the* old man do but aeii his stock next dy! , , Why ? Why ? soi l everybody. Because, it pays ' toe tiiu. dividend. And in six months the bank went to smash. Now, that I know to be a fact Wed. Mr. Smith, you say railroad stocks are i . i i best, because they pay l.iji dividends? Can . you tell how long they will pay ihem 7 I like r.-iilroads. I helped to build one, and Igo in f< r useful things. But I tell you what I know ai at oi. One-third of the railroads don't pay any di*. i.lead, aru two thirds (and some of j them cracked up, too.) do uot pay as much a? j Government stocks. Now that brings ms to i the Government securities, and I will tell ycu why I prefer them. I take it you will admit, ! , Mr. ', that in the long ran the investment which is Ltd should have these qualities: First, i it should be perfectly secure: secondly, that the in me should be uniform and permanent—• n. t up one year acd down the acxt; and thirdly, that it should be marketable, so when your wet : day comes, and yea want your money, you can ! ■ get it back And I think the?j notes or bonds ' hare got these qua..lies more than any other ' kind of personal property you can name. 1 1 "r:rst. then, I have been looking into that great b<x>k von call the Census Statistics. I ' ° 1 • used to thiak it wasn't worth in ; but since , T tc study it, I tell you, ' fund out n vocd • c: . v ueful for rr.- to know. 1 found 'at, lj Kt cr -'? s . acl the factories an d slupp. • i:i "' we G don t . mtrur. 'he lb*el State?* af. kc S ** thorn-, i ' mi.i.ons of dollars a year mofe .ihat 1 jve .• -.J. > . So \ou see that (since the increase Ot 1 halt thr.'f we are growing rich instead ot poor- ? ; cr, as John Bull and the cronker3 would have ' U3 think. Then the debt will bo paid, anyhovr, i no matter how long the war is. Besides, did j you ever hear of a Government that broke be- j fore the usaple did ? Look into your big histor- j ie, Mr. Smith, un-J you will find the people ' break before the Governments. Well, the*;, I • call that stock perfectly secure. r I •'Secondly, you want the income nnijorm and 1 I permanent. Well, I want you to take rp n; 1 llrt of barb*, railroads, mine?, insurance com- ' ' . panics—anything yoa choose—and tell me (Inn- i< I or bright, now I) how many have paid a uniform j lucerne for 10 or 20 years. Not one in a nun- ; ' dred, Mr. Smith, and you know it. i "Now here is the Government will pay you j j without varying a tittle. Now I like something ! < ! that gives me my income every year. "Thirdly, you waDt something which is mark- ' 1 etable any day in the year. Now, if you will i : ask any bank President, he will tell you that ] Government, stocks are the onhj kind of proper- ! ty that to ahcayt ealahle because they wi'J p t 'd | anywhere in the wrold. •'Now, Mr. Smith, this is why I put rov lit tle savings in Government stock?. I confess, -' j too, that I wanted to help that dear old coua- ! , ! try, which is my boms and my eoun'rv." "I i confess,'' said Mr. Smith, "I hadn't thought of nil thig There is a good deal of srne in what* ! you say, ar.d I wiil go so fir a? to put two or ! three thousand dollar? in United Stares stocks. ■ We leu Mr. Smith g'ing towards the bank, i 1 and Poor Richard returning home, with that t calm and placid air which indicated tna seren- j ' ity of his disposition and the coasoiousne9 of j ; doing right towards his country and his fellow - man, j 1 WHERE THE MONET GOES —Thero are now j in Washington and suburbs about 20,000 ne- j gro women and children They live in huts j built by Government, at an expense of some ! thousands of dollars. These poor creatures sub- i J siat upon Government Bounty, and prostim- ' < tion! and this in Washington, the onco proud j capital of American freemen! A SUBSTITUTE \N ANTED.— The people want i * substitute for A. Lincoln. Any change will | j be for the better. j \ S3T"There is no war uews of importance Ji.L? | weik. . Crßev. K-pler will preach at the Mm'j otl next Sabbath at o'clock, I*. M DSDLCATIO;;R The rcw Methodist Episcopal Churcli at HupewclU Bedford eo, Fa., ji,-t compl-tcd w'.d '■tc dedicated to the worship of Almigiitv God on Sai>"-ath morr.irig, September 1i • fho ded ication services will bo conducted by the fb-r I J. MolCcnorco Riley, I> D., Key. J. C. Perth ing. D. D-, a:iI Rev. O. D. Chenoweth, I*. p of (be dri'rict. A number of other micis! m are expectwl to be present. The public arei n . • viied to atirnd- Scnircs at 11 A. M 3j> M . ahd 7 b P. M. i Arrangemeots will be made ?o rnn a (rain of cars from Huntingdon and Bloody Run. C. W. ASHCOM, J -J Joirs MIJOIF, | 1 K. Langdos) \ 3 THE ILNCIITS OF TUECIJ. Messrs. Aver in Co. have received from Alexandria a cargo of rag? to pay for their medicine?, which ar large ly sold in Egypt: T.,ey are evidently gat'uer-d ; fVtun all classes and quarter? of the I'acha i 'dominions—the cast-off garments of Hadji?and How ad ;is—white Hncn turbans, loose Lr, go-s and slow ing robes. Not the leaA part of tLeir bulk is cloth in which bixiie* were embalmed wound for preservation three thousand year* ago. Thoy are now to bs made into paper for | Ayer's Almanac?, an.; thus, after having wra ; .. '• ped the dead for thirty centurie*, are used (o warn the living from the narrow house which they have so long inhabited, and to which, i "pi-e of all our guards, and caution?, we rnuit ?o surely go — Kcenimj Journal. -HIRRIE9- CARSON—F.y.BSGLE— On the I8? a i*■ • * , by Jacob Walter, Esq., Mr. Dani l Car son to Miss Nancy J. Ercrsole, ail of South Woodlrerry, Bedford county j A LDSTADT— A NDE RS,-Oa Tuesdar, . August dO, at the Bedford Hotel, bv H. Niro-' demus. Esq . Mr Jacob Aldstadt and MissSa -an Eller. Anders, both of St. Clair township. OMO WRY—Tn "Wateretreet, S.>ut!i Wood ■>erry township, on the 20th inst., Mr?. Ana Catharine Mowry. aged 37 rears. REED.—On the 23th of Bertha, is iant daughter of Jacob and Mary Reed, aged 1 year, o months and 12 days' She was a lear child, a little flower too tender to bloom long in ur.genial clime of this world. Tha Lord need of her and took her up to I lea Ten. hrc n adverse blasts, and low'ripe e'errs?, Her favored s ,ul - bore ; And with yoa bright angelic forms. >!)? lives to die no more. LiiCrlc-Y. On tiie 21th Aosr., Thomas Grant, infant son of Josiah and Emily Jan? Ritchey of Bedford townskip, ag.orl J months and ! day. He was a fine child and apparent ly of a vigorou* constitution; but he was sud di ny ?tri -xen down by that great i -strove*. Croup. The Lord had need of him and tusk him "I*or of such is fhc kingdom of heaven." TIJORU —ln Summit House Hospital, Phil -1 adeiphia, Augtist 2, 'Sod, of consumption, John W. T!;orp. a resident of Bedford county, i'wo yea-8 ago he enlisted under Cap:. Stucker, |as musician of Co. D, 13Srh Rez't. P. V., ha | leaves a wlfa and one child tc mourn hi? loss. Three days previous to his death he tv.n told his end was m l far .Rstant, yet his c*-n'fi-len-- w:.a ' ■'ayef on o rl. He was & nsaaaticr of the Metho<fet E. Church, and for 3 months previ ous to ti? death, was engaged in prayer to his j fS - r -' : ?-Tre CTiJence of his liavinga home in uvea. Oh, John! -•"toy in thy home# thy glorious bom?, I. at shine from the Eternal tfir >ne, Arrayed in splendor pure and white. Stay till the friends whom thou hast left, fcludl leave this vale of tear? and rise \i uh Spirits pure on angel wings, To dwell W'iih thee beyond the skies. - . rx .x-fc -- - r* — — Oflcc Huntingdon $■ 77 T. M. H. R. £ Coal C-. I'hiiadelphia, Aug. 30, IS->4. A meeting of the stockholders of the ilun tingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad are] Coal Company will be held at the office of t'.e Company, Philadelphia, ou Tuesday, the 13h day of fieptember, next, at 11 o'clock A. M. for the purpose of considering a joint airc-e --inent which h.?s been entered into between tha Directors of the Beutord Railroad Cornr.acy and the Huntingdon and Broad Top Mountain Railroad & Coal Company, for the consolida tion of said Companies, and the merging r,f the corporate rights, power? and privilege? of the Bedford Railroad Company into the Hunting don and Broad Top Mountain Railroad an i Coal Company, at which meeting vote by ballot in person or ty proxy will he taken for the adoption or rejection pf said ngreeroeaf, according to the provisions of the Act of As sembly of May I*\ 1861, in reMioo so the consolidation wf Rail Road Companies. J. P AERTSEN, Secy. September 2, 1864. NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS" A.I perions are Hereby etution*d xsaißSt treif-Dl* sins upon the premises of the lutbirriber, either b fishing, hunting, gathering nati, or in acv manner whatever, a* the law will be strictly ecfoieed a gam,: a!' persana so -Sending. WILLIAM ELDFR. Camb'd. Valley, Sept. 2; 1854.* NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS. All persens ere hereby cautioned against trep*- unp opon the piemises o. the subicnb'rs f reicinj 10 Union township, either by hunting, fibbing, £3 rb ering noti, or 19 any tuanner wbtTever, •§ we are determined to enforce the law against a!) p?itcn* •• offer ding. JACOB AKFR. DAVID GOCHNOUR. SAMDEL SHAFER, MICHAEL SHAFLE, MARTIN IMLF.R, JOHN FICKF.S, MOSES R. GOCHNOrR, ISAAC PRESSEL, SARAH CrOCHNOUR. September 2, 1561." SPECIAL NOTICE. BEWARE OF NEW COUNTERFEITS' They are we I executed. The American Art P goda is here, the work shows well, he has the best variety of pictnres io the city. Call at the P**' office and see for yourself, your eyes are the beet a S. WATSON, Artist Augaat IS.* WANTED IMMEDIATELY. TWO good carpenters, BY the subscriber, R" 1 op a F AME honss in Saxton. Lumber, W!•!•>• aad doors are resdv werkrd. JA.ME3 L- FRrfCfc. bax ou, duty 2d, ii 64.

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