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M'kean County Democrat (Newspaper) - October 10, 1863, Smethport, Pennsylvania By PA IF f TEEMS SI 50 in Rates of 1 Column V 1 rix jf ti il ii 1J 0 lie linear 3 1 S Knch i with piper RulK or work will Ihc tines op eLlit ft torini will Iw fl Business Y MAIN STREKT Physician nirl wilt I In s professional with two Joor north nf the Democrat BENNETT S opposite the Court A and well Tin end of the i Public work In the iu thi Denier In Dry ic lid Public THE SUBSCRIBER announces to Publi that he has purchased the stick of the sa loon formerly kept by West side of Public where he is prepared to refresh the inner man with all the usually kepi at a first FRESH OYSTERS to either raw or Those who favor me with their patronage thill have n i cnuse to cither as to price or Sept ILLUSTRATED SCIENTIFIC THE BEST PAPER is Tun EIGHTEENTH Volume New A new volume of this widely pa per commences on Kvery number contains sixteen nl useful mation and mm five to of new inventions and discoveries all ol which are prepared expressly tor its To The Mechanic and No person engaged in any of the pursuits should think of doing without the It costs but six renli pel week every number contains from six to ten engravings of new nud inven which cannot be in any oilier pub ll is an established rule ol the pub to and those of the first in the drawn and by experienced persons under their own To the Inventor The SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN is pensable to every as it not only con tains illustrated descriptions ol nearly all tin best inventions as they but each number contains an List nf the Claims of all the Patents issued from the United Stilts Office dining tho week previous thu giving n correct history of the progress of in in We are also receiv every the best scientific journals of Great and thus placing in our possession all that is transpiring ill mechanical science and art in these old We shall continue to transfer to our columns copious extracts from these jour of whatever we may deem of interest In our And FARMERS The AMERICAN will be found a most Journal to All the new discoveries of science of chemistry am arven in its and the interests of the Architect and carpenter are not overlooked all the new inventions und discoveries appertain ing to these pursuits being published from week to Useful and practical informa tion pertaining to the interests of millwrights and will be found published in he SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN which information they cannot possibly obtain from any other Subjects in which planters and farmers are in will be found discussed in tho SCIEN most of the improvements in agricultural implements being illustrated in its To mail Dollars a or One Dollar for four The vol umes commence on the first of January and Specimen copies will be sent gratis to any part of the Western and Canadian or Postoffice stamps token at par for Cana dian subscribers will please to remit 25 cents extra on each years subscription te prepay MUNN No 37 New York THE ELECTIVE Xo Topic 15 of tn or In at than the Tin or tiv it in point nj The is n It iich a iin iri the ol from tli to the Ir tit dignity and nt mnn in a the with i social nrp a nn n H is err shire nf nf State or election is morally nnd politi cally for No motive ran thf violation ot nf Kvery spue its mid nf even loi the purposes d or ii at ion a 01 is author ity sanctity o the power ot the are symptoms and proof of a in nur ru is the pin if y nf th His sin i noth with a am vote is the of This n and ic by pricu er be ish lic ty should never Tie lo is and it should IMV or for It he d witli a to the pub or personal hand of the ii ry The ballot never be for an or immoral Nor it ever be subject to thf Co tit i ul urn nf a tn a patty is incon with fidelity to our If place ourselves passively in the hands of a par it will MiMy call upon us to vote for un worthy nin and for No of a and no rulfs nf party dis can ever justify in in nidi a The flection of our i nUn the o our civil as com pared with of With tlie of t and share of the legislative nnd arc Though in the elective principal is largely applied in tlie o inferior yet tlie principal is predominant and in fp the the and he undertakes to estab lish I principle as I of the ol his own This distinc tion of ours is one of which we are pi on an For which we are lo It if which upon the jealousy nnd hostility of the nobility ami crowned heath ot boring our miner colonial and by unfriendly ard revengeful hey nre availing themselves of mir present for the formation of a for our Sectional states nunship has thorn with the occasion nnd upon he duty to which it is Urns Nothing can be more than that in his species of government there is a peculiar necessity tor a degree of popular intelli gence Without extraordinary pop the people cannot judge whut 3 the real interest nnd policy of the r the Slate and without public they vill not and impartially keep n view the public or regard the d nf As one HUMUS of SR the requisite intelligence ani of mind the franchise is restrict to tho adult male portion o the population 1 the of popular is Pil by alt judicious men the o to ioi nf popular In the of this we can form the folly of those who would 0 the of tlin and powers if or race unprepared to exer iie these Junctions with integrity or hy the s in aint noble of our nl It saves the people at large IKUI finn the prey nf the ambition and 1 ai I It the at in a dispo to leclive franchi wan tti I national is devolved of saving the country from the dan The treatment of the citizens inhabiting con trolled by It kd to and partial and of sham Senators and tives fiom Western and from portions of the region None of these were elected in accordance with the and the States in It the should be liable to nothing but a The country want a Congress of men freely chosen by the lawful peoples nnd ol their These aie doing evil that good may come ami plea of patriotism or they can produce nothing but They are an the evil nnd shameful example of the unguided and wicked leaders of The experience thus acquired by our rulers in those dark regions pave them n taste and ap for practising upon the elective franchise in Stats free from th power of the It Ud followers to clamor for statutes em powering to vote in while to salutary coercion ol miliU rv Thus thn door would be thrown wide open for thai and foic winch is of the purity and nl the bal Then in succession those opera tions upon the in Nev BO disgraceful to the operation and so injurious to the true welfare of the na And the moral sense of the country Las been finally shocked by the audacious invasion of popular rights in the patriotic State of Ken where were driven away the by military intimidation and by the actual of the places nf voting with bristling bayonets These pro so mournful in the trr ribly ominous of uhat we may expect in the time to Their import IH heigh tened by the coincidence that in of last just previous to tlie au the country startled bjr a general proclamation of martial law and in similar by of of the writ of broad enough in its terms to em corpus brace ns well a and tu affect civilians as well as Mv let no motive or of necessity or expediency lead you to violate or tQ excuse the violation of fundamental prin ciples Such acts will not but will surely country nnd iis lUe institutions for loi It is very evident tie central despotism at Washingion to the as for as it is to do tn control ihu hex in the foot prints ol ttiL Hickster irt vis of loi t ic State Ni ocras me Iu be absent their must remain and bear brunt oft liu the more favored Ab nre allowed I lie ol spending two or at before election in thU One Instance recently came lo our an in sound health of weeks the second Tuesday til liis regiment i i i i at i Ins regiment ition on of those 10 d IM i i at n lew to secure the pub ii It i H i f r iiii i to loin the iif 1 lie the thouahis and o a vast rnu lad that ID H an u n i anI is of upon the one end ol national u i and It is u stroni of politic il end civil placing tn lit ol the a ulnch hV if they protect the V where the people the elective in its genuine iannot be of that liberty so exquisitely describ d by ns the power to speak what ou und to think what you our country and her beloved ions are now in a cloud of t our past history has shown that our system adapted to produce public prosperity and and we trust that deep as aru to MI Ins fjr ism Tins will be played hy at Tin mMI in will not leave anv ol ambitious J their that is hotter IK a ill tiM tlian upon ibis they the Cumber land lo semi political lo Uy Jo they in deleat of and Ins gallant will not lo anil hil in same Their policy is lo rule and ruin free white men ol the u rue an hose of to llO may be form of govern must be occasionally In view of these th vorteil mind must bo deeply impressed wilh the of the elective Uo eon that the general of tlie right to is un inestimable privilege that it involves ligh nnd solemn responsibility that it nd tends lo produce a peculiar decree of elevation and moral rectitude in the mass of the people and it is in itself emi ently adapted to promote the national welfare nd and to secure the public On account of its great value lo pub ic tuut individual the elective fran hise mint be considered us preeminently n acred More especially is this tlie it is regarded as pertaining to that sov power which is ordained ol and He will surely guard with the sanctions af His moral government over How urgent the need that the purity and in of this sacred franchise should be guarded Everything having the taint of in the mode oi n the treatment of or in own should be guarded against to utmost possible decree md when it does it should be severely The greatest of moral and should be accorded to every voter and the attempt to control the acts ol by threats or by actual wheth er in respect to the mode of voting at should e regarded as a crime against the pub ic us well as against the A fraud y to social and the African has The ol the of the war in slyle The nt be n meiu compared with of Demo cratic in Ohio or Ol if be lieve will send home every soldier from hose Slates who will vote lickel mill as there aie nearly two hundred thousand men in the field Iroin those and ns it that 11 majority of them are uch n policy would away n greater number I men than basin his whole The list of this political strata jIV are ho losses u and n loss in artillery which will mil fall short of fitly while ill transportation and cannot be Such Abolition friendship lor the Tim AS rr so annoys the as this throughout the country iho officials are talcing the oath to support but like Stunner when he first entered the they do FO with a on the subject is that of the heroic Lane who has just abandoned his id and come to Washington In a late speech he said The Constitution as it was is its technical definition is the restoration ol und I am ready to see any Kansas man shot down who favors the Union as it Plain Talk for Plain People We do not think that any man of com mon will that the of th country present such as he would lo There is o is out ol we lake i n matrer nl every mnn would tn the and in the nnd it is obvious t our that the men who have for three year he machine do not under it would no have been nrd put out of no cannot b hv he to repair put it in We have by costly experience in our own that a press which nn n stonily ma a will run without break impediment for nn inexperience in his own will pu out of every il to tal ruin in a It is th same in govern mental ns in mechanical Il the me entrusted with the of the Stale ur or or the machine ry will sofin b the levers on screws arid pulleys and nnd wheel and cease lo woik us they were unless the bursters aie ant competent put in their tin whole machinery may be utterly ruined in a short a time as it takes nn incompetent ensi neer and pressman to ruin a double steam printing The history ol the which is open tt nil in its in the lilies o Congress and Im for or whi have under lions other than ha smoothly and well when Democrats were in theie is a plain reason fol The Democratic when ailniinis the Govil have always themselves within the limits of the literally and been in nil observant and obedient to the has been to rule to carry out lh intensions of their Fathers to place m unnecessary burdens upon the to them in exercise of no privilege by the Constitution or natural not resigned lor the of shott their aim has been lo bestow the greater they have never failed to do do while their political by whatever name have invariably pursued a difler ent and under adminis tration of have the people wrens and Their whatever they mav pretend to the nre not Re are con trary to the principles upon which our free in are They never could lini power enough tn Ihc to carry out their und hence they have disregarded uhen in trampled the laws under theil Is upon necks of the peo and brought trouble and gloom upon thr Under the administration ol John this was exemplified in the and enforce of the Alien and Sedition from whence aiose persecutions for opinions and every species of tyranny odious to n free Th same houth in a less marked the of even succeeding administration to down lo the in induration ol Abraham since when the Irue pint of the parly has displayed itself in the mot reckless of despotism that ever disgraced anv Under administration nothing has been recorded but unchecked will of the ruling Kvery barrier erected by the Consti and the against the exercise of ai power and for protection of Stale popular has been brushed away from t3 and we have bad a reign of terror anil ol conscription und of plunder by crimes of every na ture and thai finds no parallel in that sickens liait and the cheek the civilized with the blush of ind No one who understands tha of he and values his ivill leny this It is truth is This gang of ignorant and reckless engineers n charge ol National State engines lave thrown Irani ftom and have leither the desire nor skill lo put it on is to be We must change must discharge incompe ent and careless we and employ mechanics to repair the damage and put he train upon rails we must do or hope of free of this great rc will be It is time to open nur eyes and look the truth n the There ihU one slep between us and must break own the or we must ourselves We cannot now reach Lincoln tho ballot wo reach Cur ami Curtin is Lincolns right Let us lop oil this tight by so n power of Federal administration or anil redeem Pennsylvania from To save your country and your elves you must do You will have an on yourselves of nothing diIer or restrain and If you fail you can oose things are as bad as can but if you succeed you will gain constitutional union aud and Uu it will of lent is above the Constitution and the Whoever disputes this is a sympathizer with laws of the United Slates must be ex I have no discretionary power on the D JOKE AND young man What Curtin DID NOT aa What he DID Th feel the i friends of evidently do nn very sanguine of his or they resort to the miserable thills they do him At this moment they ar string wit They seei ster mg eat but to little They seer have sailed down in the conviction that on very strong military feeling in Ms favor an general beliel that his election is preserve Nation Heaven save the marl secure bis election and hence they reso every means to produce n feeling an such a The people assured hy them that be is very and Woodward is ver ll lie is very aim is ver the President desires bis cler n and dreads i of Woodward in anything else that his election woul put down the rebe nnd save the lite ol the whil Howards election would the Plesi injure the independence ol the Souther of sever the Unio This is said tn the people to into support of It is iu to Hut u lat It is the only means hy which be ami tlo nol pie to ue This is their wilh th They pull another string for the fol They tell them that Curtin ic President with h and hns since walch ed over it us a ben does her would say ns it does over a partridg they would that the ve were sent lo the made rr 10 raise n second similar body of troop to anil many other thing silly and These ai thai Curlin tint Let us se what be Hit to entitle him lo the conl deuce and support of soldiers and tin pen Heie is a catalogue of fome of the praise worthy acts which hu d d as we fin t in tbo published in the town i Cenlie Curtin lome tuu Who appointed lhat tin lire men iu SM gave them ceili as them shoes wit shaving led them on rotte and stinking heel t Who rode over the buttle field a nnd on hearing a wounded this Is an awful daughter of Penn nit mattered here were plenty more lo take places t Who attempted to force the State militia in the service of the United States for months or longer 1 Who keeps Unit miserable puck of tiil nnd public robberr that the three men wilh en and worthless still iu em iloy approved a that took from the tax payers ol Pennsylvania eighteen and gave it Lo the Pennsylvania railroa Who Stale and its tuie into of ibis plundering corpora lion 1 Who made an agreement this sam hy which it was to pay the Slat per Init Mnl wards surrendered it lo the company even preserving 11 copy or lum of it permitted soil of our State be in by ihu Confederates and then said he haii in lower to defend the Slate when four citizens were on hand ready to repel an und protect our Cur Who to like a poor and on bended Father Abraham to allow him to pro Met our State Capitol Who boasted iu this on night of le lhat be had his heel on ill necks f and would keep it there for three ears Who permitted tho minions of Federal au lo enter Ihu Capital of our Slate and rag from their patriotic and them in the of mil without warrant or cause Who thu Abolition miscreants at they had been found guilty by judge and jury f Who gave a respite to a negro murderer in and at the time refused lo unl a few days to mi irishman convicted of o offence Who touk tn bel ire high swear g that tin would not nor give his ice for an man for any iu gift of unless lie he an American born cit nor il be be a Koman Who look an before high g if ever elected or appointed to an al station on him the power to do ho would remove all or Catholics torn or and lhat no case would hu appoint such lo any office his gilt 7 Who swore lo keep the above infamous oaths and inviolate through lite I Who was the first Secretary of State under a Who traveled over this Slate ill organ lodges Who look nn to prescribe you on account birthplace and Cur Tim Richmond gives the following opinion of too Demo party That Democratic party was our worst and bur lor its embrace these would have been free and clear of the Union twenty years It is not ho and the BlacK ans and who have hurt hey were right all along there wu an irre conflict between two civili two opposite social hey were no more able to livo peaceably to elber in one government than two can vear one Is it Treasonable The New York n neutral with slightly Lincoln contain the lowing The Republican leader in the last a speech deliv ered in Lancaster rn in of the reelection of expressed the following sentiments The Union tut It fluff Constitution ns it forbid it I That may be Aboli tion hut it is the right be unconditional but il looks uncommonly like Other traitors never slid anything no bid as They at least were in favor of tin restoration of tho Union and but erred in think ing Unit it can be heller accomplished hy peace Ilian Tho President and Congress have placed on record the most solemn declarations thai the sole object of the war to restore I the constitutional authority of the General Government in the insurrectionary arid on the faith nf these assurances n million of men shouldered ami a mint of money baa been But alter two years and a half of war nnd the sacrifice of million of a member of domi nant Republican parly publicly deprecates Jhe uinciple for which we have been Other have been Stevens or or even prosecuted LINCOLN TO ms lo not to abide a decision of the United States Supreme or the Judges on constitutionality of In fad I should he willing lo facilitate Iho obtain ing ol but I cannot consent to lose the time while it is being The has promptly consented to have it tested by judicial Here is a distinct promise lo fa a legal to the validity of the Yet when hy special the Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania net on in to hear an argument upon the constitutionality Con scription the tn it instruction frum In every case in this Stale in which tho was up on n distinct tlin govern ment has to its coh or other rather than have T At last comes the suspension ol the writ of which takes all these cases and many mure out of tho jurisdiction of tbo How different lie course of Lin in this in those questions ecling the In those the prom se being must be t Here the promise is made to free to be Abolition patri ots made speeches for the shoddy candidate for iii Thaddeus who playfully The Union as it was nnd the Constitution ns t forbid The second was who coolly Informed his hearers hut il was heller In lose a battle in the field ian the in The third vas the notorious lately from where he liad pen severely chastised Tor insolence hy a Low I who boldly announced audience hi wai not for iho niou as it As these worthies employed to by Wayno the chairman of Slate they undoubtedly expressed tho pinions of their shoddy Those who are illing to endorse the il quoted cast heir votos r Andrew in leaving which appeal to my consent to any longer in con clion wilh your Administration there tender you my resignation of the of Homey The Pittsburg commenting is We me not yet what theie but enough known state that they out of the alleged of Ilu in these scandalous contract rough which tho state has been swindled out immense sums of und our vol subjected lo a series of hardships and themselves would ivu had the to TUB The plea of plainly stated amounts to nil no more That we must violation f he constitution of laws mil without a struggle of the interference of Iho military control elections and justice Id in abeyance at dictate of expediency i lhat we must a to our liberties that the may The barbaric at in lime ol war the laws loose and by the i Franklin he was not a modem He has told inheritors ol Union that Those would give up essential liberty to litile temporary safety deserve liber nor Tha radical journals are re Republican U new me The one is offence But they call it a Union let i definition be truthful and and state in nat party is in lavor of the Union of us part 11 in of e Union of
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