St Joseph Herald (Newspaper) - February 29, 1868, Saint Joseph, Michigan ST. JOSEPH SATURDAY AT St. Berrien BY HORACE Office on State two doors north of M. Springsteen's up THE NATIONAL x sin response to the demand of the racy of the West that the 6-20 bonds whose interest is payable in gold at 6 per cent. should be redeemed in legal tender notes at the expiration of five which as their name may be done at the option of the government in from five to twenty the radical press of the country are raising a howl of horror and indignation at the on they of the inflation it will cause to the we would have too much and that greenbacks would not be worth ten ceils on the dollar in This cry is of course from the by the radical press who are their suppliant There in circulation in the United about in tional Bank which enters into the and is brought out in this Certain are to de- their bonds with the United States and receive of the amount deposited in National Bank of goes into ate and yielding to the holder from ten to twenty per besides drawing in semi-annual his little six per interest in gold for the time the bonds were held as security for the tional Bank it would be the easiest thing in the world for the to pay these bonds as they be- come with which would withdraw from circulation the National Bank currency and substitute legal tender notes in their thereby saving to the government interest in which at 140 in greenbacks makes a saving of Now when the reformer gets to even at no greater rate than is prescribed by that noted cal E. B. we shall have a saving in the expenses of the government of This amount would have went into without an equivalent together with the fifty millions in interest saved an- making m ill pay the whole bonded debt in eight without increasing our taxes or the Now any reasonable man can see but radical editors cant see it for when they begin to show signs of coming a ten dollar National Bank note is thrust under their which entirely eclipses Neither can they see the in- crease of the public debt during the last of of over nineteen probably from the same an official account of which we published last This whole debt can be rapidly wiped as great as it if the ment can be conducted with common but while constant thieving is taking place the debt will continue to increase at the rate of as it did last making annually ST. JOSEPH HERALD VOL. SAINT FEBRUARY 1868. NO. 43. men should be chosen that are known to be the embodiment of those without equivocation or mental Upon such a basis a party will live through all as strong in de- feat as in No pledges were ever demanded or taken by Andrew Johnson what any democrat could have heartily taken and lence he has differed with the party that elected He stands to-day alone out a to and none adhering to only to the organic law of the and the people of all parties to sustain him in the rectitude of lis We make no great pretentious to tional and it requires no great amount of study to define the powers of the several of the The department at the capital to make wholesome laws for the and protection of all the people in their ed The executive branch of the government is into several not from constitutional but for denominated possessing no power of their deriving none from but de- riving all power from the fingers of the executive The ive only having the power to appoint a by and with the advice and consent of the The senate has no power to make or only to advise and or not consent to the making This as a matter of that the of law is from the fact that in ng such a law stepped outside of its mate sphere to interfere with the tional prerogative of the One of the principal functions of the cial department Is to decide in case of a conflict of authority between the first two branches of the The dent's defence that he did not tate the of for the reason that the office of Secretary of War did not come within its that his ob- ject in suspending the Secretary of War was compel him to appeal to the and test the constitutionality of the law which the Secretary himself had advised the dent in cabinet council was It is plain that congress knew tte law to be with a majority of the members of the supreme court the political friends of it not risk its case to that and it will soon stand convicted before the greatest the of violating one of the plainest visions of the and striving to impeach the President for maintaining its as Joe We shall de- fend ail as well as the editor himself should he become defunct while we occupy the editorial We would defend them as readily as we defend a man with his hands and feet from the saults of another in the full possession of all his This is your brother the of Halting Between two A small portion of the radical members of the hopeful are urging a short career of economy and apparent for the purpose of influencing the coming which should it result will give them another four years lease of The other portion do not exactly agree vith the do not feel like loosing present for fear it may be their last They go more upon the principle of you see and you dont see a kind of legerdemain or slight of hand way of doing which we think will prevail in the though at present there does to be a kind of halting between the two Loves and The Traveler a ays that the democratic party has innate love of and an intense hatred of the The radicals have a passionate fondness for both whisky and but more for the former Zack the choice of the radical party of gan for 8. embodiment of They Lave an hatred for poor white the St. Joseph radical paper of Berrien which characterizes all poor ing white men VULGAR R. MICHIGAN R. Winter for 180T-8. on the Michigan Central leaves MI Hail 8 42 A. M. Day 10 30 A. M. Evening 7 66 P. M. Night I 60 A. M. Stock f. 25 P. M. Blue Una 12 50 P. M Way Freight 8 42 A. M. TRAINS 4 45 P. M 0 25 P. M. 236 A. M. t Night 56 A. M. Blue Linn 4 55 M. Through 12 20 P. M. Way 2 36 P. M. On Saturdays only to f On only from No on Sunday except the Express and Stock and the Night Xxpress and Blue Line Express I offer Vines for Spring planting of varieties as follows Hartford Ive's and The above af e first plants in every Also Peach one year and in dormant of most approved and Wilson Philadelphia Climbing and perpetual Monthly Honey Etc. I would respectfully invite planters to give me Do not send your orders abroad you can do as welt or even better at v I can give numerous references to who have purchased of me as to excellence of plants sent out by me. Lake Shore ten minutes walk from Steamboat St. tf THOMAS Boarding with or without can be had at the Hoyt foot of Ship Street corner of 7. Feb. 1868. Boons AND AT Stewart HARD WARE The President aud The and legislative departments of the government which have so long been at variance have finally come into no. tual the shock of which causes fearful forebodings as to the stability of re- publican As the rumbling of distant thunder is often the precursor of a coming so the conflict that has raging in the political elements of the dominant party at Washington for the last which was feared might nate in a conflict of but hoped might be by the small amount of patriotism and wisdom in such an wae the precursor of the crisis is now upon The has ordered the Secretary of War to vacate his office and diliver his over to a successor whom the President had ed. The Secretary of War refused to obey designated by the dent was and a resolution of im- passed the for this and the President will be before the bar of the ate for ihe It would seem that the President must be tried for the one Act of endeavoring to oust Mr. Stanton from the War for all of the others charges and specifications of high misdemeanors of some twenty or thirty in the examination of drew its slow length through a whole costing the people millions of dollars declared by the House to be either unsustained by proof or of too lous a character to warrant the preferment of articles of Whatever may democratic defenders of the constitution of the may patiently the earning of though they cannot east from them the feeling of anxiety for of republican The democratic party are not pledged to the port of Andrew nor ia it ble for bis acts will neither prosecute nor defend but AS individuals they can express their opinions of the situation w 10 not of their He is in the hands of his who nominated him at Herein is a lesson that the radical party ean profit by if they The President is not sought to be impeached for any crime or as but it is because he was the man of their choice and refused to carry out the policy of the party that elected This is the gist of ihe whole To avoid such as they have teen repeatedly they should in ihe first piece have and these too should be out and of no two these principle should be adhered and in the selection o The Proprieties of Under the head of the editor of the Traveler gets terribly exercised be- cause in a late issue of the Niles insinuated that Gen. at certain times during his eventful career was in the of getting slightly Now whatever may be the merits of as a it does not follow that his foibles should not be discussed in t be public for he has placed himself in a position which renders his whole history and character public That Gen. Grant has been on the order of fast young there is not least and that at later periods of his he has not conducted himself with that degree of propriety which should characterize a man with presidential tions is equally party has nothing to do with the universal de- mand of the people to have men's private character who aspire to rule the General Grant around the with President Johnson and and vre have good radical authority or the that the whole of that arty of were drunk the greater art of the and that the President was the soberest one of the whole During the Presidential canvass of f any democratic paper had have ventured he assertion that the candidate for the was a that paper would have been demolished at Andrew Johnson was a much stronger radi cal than Grant ever and not any more of a The radical plan of carrying the by appealing to the worst passions of men for less of their principles or and repent of their party action at but we now for the first since the radical organization came into a disposition on the part of the late adherents to that to canvass the merits of principles and ately when this happy state of things the democracy of the country need lave no fears of the While on this subject we would inquire of the editor of the Traveler if the interests party and the eties requires that private with mo never during an editorial career of nearly a quarter of a aspired to even so humble a position as the one editor of the that of deputy should be attached with that venomous hatred which characterizes his attack upon D. B. the retired veteran editor of the Niles while at the same time those who Bland upon an equal ing with himself in the means of he will all over with fulsome There are whom he might that is aching to in their The C. M. G. T. The following letter was received by the managers of the Western from a gentleman connected with the management of the Eastern Col. A. A. of of whom the Lansing papers speak ia terms of great praise for the energy displayed in obtaining subscriptions to Stock and Municipal aid Feb. 1868. I have just returned from labors in townships between Fenton and and now feel confident that we shall get between those two is a low and that added to the amount our Eastern friends have already secured between Smith's Creek and would make If there should be any point where they fail to come up to these figures by We should then have an amount sufficient to make the road for three quarters of the line is as level as the streets of Paw Faw or nearly unless I am very much deceived after carefully ing the entire The people west of take hold of the work with the energy the importance of the project and say they will build the road bed through their re- You need no longer entertain a doubt for our line east of under- standing as I do the feelings of the people on the entire I know we can and will build it. Push ahead and close your contract with the of the English and give us the Iron and Construction and we will get to Lansing months be- fore you a barrel of Oysters on Please publish in the St. Joseph HERALD the fact that there is 000 Stock and Municipal aid raised between Smith's Creek and the ana State Tours A. A. Act. Supt. Eastern Division C. M. G. T. B. W. of the Louisville once said in a speech at a public dinner in I have written some bitter things of men who have passed away from the and whose memories I and on whose graves I could shed tears of sorrow and Ah when I look back through the twenty-six years of editorial and think how many I once denounced who afterwards became my personal or proved selves their country's and how many I once eulogized and toiled for who have since turned their hands lessly and causelessly against I reflect how often the most arduous anti devoted political services are ten by those to whom they are and when I remember how many of my political friends have striven to crash and Low many Democrats have gathered round me as a band of brothers in the days my personal I should be guilty of Jin outrage on my own conscience and every feeling BUNBURY'S LIVERY STABLE In Krieger House on Water St. St. Mich. Horses and fine DRIVING DOUBLE OR Now and Elegant mid everything in the niont ed I solicit the patronage ot the trm elmg Nothing left undone for the COMFORT ACCOMMODATION Of 2nl9tf Gire me a FLOURING V PREPARED TO DO ALL KINDS OF CUSTOM at his new FLOURING IN Ground on Short A good Corn Shelter at the for the use of Everything Come on with your 42tf Leather and A COMPLETE Harness The largest stock ever in St. 2ni j. A. Special For A nice two-story Lot and on Main street opposite the and impulse of my I were not to weed out from my nature tie partisan bitterness that once flourished wonder that Western It turns out that he used to be collector for a Veterinary Physician jUan be consulted at all times at his residence on the town line one mile south of Benton Harbor Having had a largo experience in the treatment of diseases Incident to horses and Hr. feels confident that be can give satisfaction to all who may call upon 2nS Baptist in perfect good cis- every J W. and For terms apply to St. Dec. 1867. 2n33ra5 N. Dealer in MORRISON'S ST. Large additions made to their stock STEWART JOSEPH dollars year in inserted at sonable Job work promptly and neatly BUSINESS S. Solicitor and PROCTOR St. Will give prompt attention to all business en- trusted to his and will practice In the and in the Circuit Courts of Van Huron aud In the United of Michigan and H. PHYSICIAN AND Office over Springsteen's STATE 2u37 ST. TO L. M. G. w. WHOLESALE AND XIV ATTORNEY AT LAW and Notary Prompt tion given to the Examination of and Conveyance of Real the ure of and the Collection of Bounty Money and Office in Bank Buildings of B. C. St. Mich. C. B. Solicitor 6 St. Berrien Fruit and Bought and Office F. A. Potter's Ship STR geon Illinois Physician and aud United Examining Surgeon for Office nnd Residence corner of ant and Main St Mich. E. M. D. PHYSICIAN AND Office nt residence on the Lul Office 7 to 8 a. 1 to p. ro A full of Homoeopathic always on hand Domestic ounce refilled to St Mich. Groceries Provisions STORE ON SHIP The Largest and Best Assorted Stock in St. Give us a 2nl7tf. Hardware Hardware THE THE THE And Best Assorted Stock in Western Michigan at GEORGE W. PLATT'S One Price and For Cash One Door Worth of the Post PERKINS saint JT Michigan L. F. rail j stages for and to Paw Paw intermediate BolS Sr. il August tor This Hotel is situated on Main ent to flip Steamboat and commands an ex view of Luke Stages House for and South Also for Lawrence and BILLIARD On fonr doors of Ship R. Manufacturer and Dealer la Pure Domestic Wines and der aud Cider A share of the public is St. BUY YOUR BOOTS Sweet Bro's B. F. in FOREIGN AND BOOTS Main Mich. Keeps constantly on band a carefully selected stock of SOOTS Which he is selling at the most sonable Gall and see mo and learn my prices before purchasing I am confident that I can satisfy in goods and N. Benton Mich. 2n34tn6 B and SHOES of H. 2n33tf STORE ON STATE St Mich. Cantion to those who Insure against Loss by Fire Beware of Mutual In- surance Companies and Irresponsible eling They will fail you in the hour of Choose old and reliable The BEST Insurance is Obtain it with the North Continental and C. St. Mich. 2nl4 Gustave Choice Family Store on State 2 Doors from fi Domestic Dry KING'S STA TE Hap jupt returned from the Markets with a new und choice selection of exactly suited to the wants of this and selected with reference to thin trade My stock of STAPLE AND Comprises ill the best standard brands of Bleached and Unbleached and Cumin Kentucky Farmers and Plain and Twilled W mi- Carpet Cotton Etc. My Stock of all I be stales and patterns ot Swiss Barred and Kid Mantillas Also a largo and complete assortment Ready Made Caps and Straw Boots and Etc. I also a largo nnd of Family Hardware and Wall Curtain Yankee Nolle In fact that customers want can b. found at my bwt quality and at that ft. F.