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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - September 27, 1838, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania y lands of Ira the estate nth by the y Main street eighty feet rear je barn thereon and to bo Maynard Jng POOR ry the right inestimable Jable to tyrants dependant upon R tenure of their slic works and of their and sent and eat l S ith fche banks to diction foreign to vini his assent to ions of the spirit the people have with illegal along internal county aries to awe the te his work of de- ny already begun of cruelty and paralleled in the s and totally un- ad of a civilized disturb the Union war between the id to the known e constitution and of all e that the laws are by not com Biddle render its monthly Auditor General s upon the People id the i citizens an inclement be tried for pre- a self se every act thus disregard of the forests of his con- to be the ruler of a is from ipt less memorable treed us from the reign Despot i 1 was is now a West Branch Bank every n yew or if not Paid till of the i f No received for -a shorter period than nor will any all arrearages are bnt at the option 6 the publisher n iTT relative to the business of the office communications for the paper must or they be attended to je it By the Voters and payers of Tioga County that seph Ritner since his to the office of Governor has increased the State Debt and thereby rendered Treasury bankrupt after a message to the he would in no case con- b a permanent increase of S fa e Debt Kail 1 TOTE Ike Gazelle ville Every day discloses the villanous conduct of Stevens and Dickey in the allotment of the public work at and adds to the black list of enormities which for the sake of man nature we had supposed they or their friends would have at least at- tempted to refute Our former charges against them of wilful and corrupt lation of official high handed a daring disregard of all law and morality in order elect Governor Ritner remain swered and we now that they dare not deny them prepared to prove them in a court justice to the letter nay many of the facts are stronger and present the conduct of the commissioners in a more infamous point of view than our charges The testimony of the editor of the ing Eagle is his statements can be corroborated by ty witnesses In addition tp the charges heretofore made public we are now prepared to prove by testimony indubitable that the work has Been allotted to political partizans at vastly higher than the bids of as good contractors as can be found in Pennsylvania who were the of David R And to show that we do not speak without authority we will give itne at of the most abandoned ofthe which several of the Actions are being Voters of we ask you you prepared to tion by your votes the base sycophants that now infest your public continue Jn office the public plunderers that are now pouring out the funds of the S ate like water fort electioneering The facts are before you and cannot be dis- We have shown nearly twenty dollars have been ken out of the pockets of the people in the allotment ns and those means the largest and as there were upwards of fifty sections disposed of if the same system has carried out it is plain that TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND wire ished upon politicians at the Farrandsville letting to aidun ing thp most wicked and corrupt ad- ministration of Joseph Ritner Not only have democrats lieen proscribed and hunted down by the hounds in the pay of the Bank of the United States Who are endeavoring to move heaven md earth to defeat racy of but thousands on thousands of the people's money have been squandered to accomplish their vile purposes arouse Assert your The good old ship nia is bands of PIRATES ing under a BLACK heir ob- ject is plunder Rally then round R Porter voted lor the same sections 01 as auu the of U a 4 hold and and the guns of the Bank of he ed Stated the which furnishes and be forever Wood of Muncy i John V Woodward John C Oliver Co of for the the of We hope wil examine the journals and Federal Slanders SECTION 14 Was to Dr maker of Newberry The opposition have been ancil are still engaged t in inventing and coining the most barefaced falsehoods and disgusting General Porter and hiring to perjure tion Difference SECTION 31 degraph of Newberry Woodward Oliver Co bid for the same section Difference SECTION 33 allotted to Gibson to swear to them in hopes Was allotted to V> m to deceive the voters of this commonwealth The means they re- sort to shew their desperation and is a sure presage of the defeat which awaits them One of the basest means they use is their continually dragging up receipts and transactions Between Gen Porter and falsifying every connected therewith We have that Gpn did not owe cent of his own but that hd wjs pressed for tie debts of his We have also shown that Mr Patton his partner took the benefit of the insolvent laws and that he returned PORTER as a creditor to up wards of l All this has been still the the Peg Abolition 30 90 arouse the Reign of Terror is j The days of black cockades whipping posts gag laws anti have re- The federal party is again in power which under the elder Adams Where are now of Where are their Will ye tolerate with im- what your fathers ed wuh Then tq the Polls and on the second Tuesday Was Smith Co at Woodward Oliver 4 Co bid for same section SECTION 37 allotted to Wm i son Woodward Oliver 4 Co bid for the same section 797 30 of a victory awaits you otis as that achieved by the democrats of in tlie election of This Arouse al party in power have every principle you hold have denied you equal rights ann They have violated the constitution of your They enacted laws in open violation will ofthe They have disfranchised you and deprived you of tion proportionate to They have bartered away the right of the self-government And Difference the Making a difference on four sections yOU and vassals oi an party say that he refused to deliver up jn favor of Ritner bidders of nineteen and moneyed lus property to his trustees but used thousand three hundred and eight They are now caling with iij himself and shew his receipts and thirty-five and a half despotic power violating as to which the and thus plundering the remorse the consti the Huntingdon says rv picking the oi iaws of the land and the plainest j Now trie truth is Gen Porter never pie to reward corrupt t Of morality a -e had trustees Tje gentlemen anti cnable them to carry ng your and reducing the pointed never bond or took schemes of bribery and corruption to gtate to to enable them to Upon themselves tlie rust but having secure the re-election of Governor nn unon the in hns integrity they ner It is fair to presume that all the i his with him to make have been allotted with the settlements and manr ge all the business same object in view and in the same manner Indeed we have heard it con- asserted without contradiction that section 15 which was allotted to John B Quigley the of the I This of itself gives the lie direct to the above charge At the time of his failure there was and democratic sections have been allotted with the then on the second Tuesday of Octo- and perform your duty as you your rights as citizens and the pure principles of democracy for which your fathers fought and bled If vou do so the result is certain inc ume oi iusi jonn me unpaid dolla against himself Ritner party in the of this and ten unsettled claims against the old county and the tool and cats hill and every valley in firm of Patton and of Stevens and Dickey who did their a shout will go up from Which hes has long si ice paid in ty Work at the Farrandsville letting of Porter and democracy of the other two he believes and has was him thousand contended been paid in lars above other good bidders lull by who was in own party as a reward fot his justice bound to them and when exertions and superior claims jury of his country shall say that To show that this is the fact we assert rhe must pay them Over again he will fearlessly that he dare not publish his ido it and is abundantly able to he dare to compare it with HA neyer pleaded THK OP the D Tyler Esq of LIMITATIONS in hif ville a respectable gentleman of his This clearly explains the matter own party wno proposed for the same I Uve to the receipts which are ing about David R Porter settled his own trustees work Few men in Lycoming county are better known as contractors than John C Woodward and John C Oliver of Swept from beneath tM base charge insolvency brought General Porter by one incontrovertible and undeniable fact The whole and for his own eight and nine hundred do lars from two citizens of this i to whom he had previously sold land in North ver township Now see how one utterly annihilates the whole sweeps from beneath it the whole foundation upon which it rests Porter NEVES HAD ANY TR The gentlemen appointed never gave bond or took upon themselves full and entire confidence in his ty and integrity they yid his creditors confined the management of the business to i In addition every particular con- wi h that whole transaction has been have jeen fair honest and honorable From the Unton Times THE The question to be decided by the Democracy of Pennsylvania at ing election is not simply VID R PORTER shall je the Governor for three years to como It is true he has been selected as the head and ofthe democracy ofthe and is in every respect worthy of distinguished honor which har thuS been conferred upon him He is one in whose firmness and spotless ty all may safely confide Yet in the approaching involved of the highest moment but tp the whole It is a contest the result which will tell upon tie destiny of country in future years The great question to be is whether the government shall again be administered upon sound republican principles inculcated and set forth by those who whether it shall remain Is of corrupt irresponsible agents who bid open the popular voice and recognize no rule of nation but their awn will the grand alternative is riow before the ple If they to see Hie state ment once more administered according the ancient and they c csire to have the popular and and tile guided by who look as the agents not the masters ofthe in they are opposed to that measure of the federal to promote the interests of the few at the course is plain They have but to under broad banner of de- and give their undivided port to the Peoples candidate and all will be well former political career they have the brightest evidence of his eminent qualifications to ister the upon the some principles of genuine democracy Such has been his even his worst es have to it They have driven degrading extremity of attacking hid private reputation jand although they have assailed it with a rancor and bitterness rarely equalled and never excelled in party strife still stands before sullied and in innocence t If on the the People de- sire to retain inl the irresponsible agents who now wield the destinies off wish the to groan under the weight jof a- heavy and increasing state they aVp satisfied with such rulers as give Unqualified sanction to -some doctrines and willing still longer ruled by the absolute domination ofr a faction as has ever the bosom of a since the darkest degeneracy ged and goaded on by a relentless and desperate monied is equally plain They have re- elect present incumbent and their desires will be fully accomplished re-election of Joseph Ritner would in- deed the triumph of Federalism of and Abolition But we do not believe the lie ot com As From tJie More testimony from time to timer ed of number of the citizens of of David Rittenhouse and and received we add the Hon Thomas one of the President Judges jf fact fe ie very highest evi of this Commonwealth dente of beats is known to it many of our citizens manTof strict he stands among the first of that class of our citizens The 12 years As an officer he of such men fully destroy all was a of extraordinary industry the purchased affidavits of the an 1 business manufacturers and shows conclusively jn moral and exemplary the falsity of vamped up m against Gen Porter by Ritner's office a dishonest or a act political effect It is to hian until be was ly necessary to say one word more on nom a candidate for Governor of this heed person who has any r or dr justice or who has Respected ard esteemed by all whose respect for himself would attempt haying apd who or even the kne w him a of of i as the Ritner amd holders t4 trie statement of such as Judge and others who Have more tesiihioriy: in ofi a in and kr him fal be a man of correspondence facts speak J i df and discriminating 1838 Committee of Cor- is JO session by the of foi a merits highest respect and regard answer your of Gen Davig R With tM Borter the Democratic Candidate for have seen 1 I with the utmost indignation the To Messrs for defamatory and am John B in the t PORTER AT FOMEL In 1 SI 9 tre same year Pavid up by a 1 i of ishe pf our political Ritner knowledge that for many years acquainted with Mi it l 1 1A hi's public and hts HONEST His early youth to toe we respectfully request that you will at your earliest i convenience give us fhe ig for hree years We copy trom the official returns D R Porter 153 R r I D R 161 R 3 D R 140 every your power tive to this subject A desire to disabuse the tion of Apposition from the dice's Engendered by the false precedented slanders which have been tlie be our apology for the liberty taken VAMES M PAWNING VDAM SLEMMER JOHN B STERIGERE 182 j R Smith Joseph Ritner received it Huntingdon county a V Jn 1 id R Porter received a as senator of Taus 349 Rit icr in had a majority of la D R Pointer had a BELLEFONTE Sept ofthe ultimo to my of the public and private character of Porter his early youth to the present r 1 would be wanting in justice to did testimony to the and integrity of Gen We were boys in your fellows intimate acquaintances 639 ENOW piM to every pa ty can him m few tys since Coir one of the dences of this and the subjoined re- of we part one of the delegates another i I From the Allegheny Democrat -t NATION OP A Eft 3M To MY war 9 cr ip to his 4 u uuu w the matter into his hands He has paid Newberry they are men who have been accumulated every debt he thought was due and a several years engaged in that business hip to triumphant proof his good character have executed many heavy jobs of laws Thus the charg kA in f tot tne uc ted i to he A rumpa ooe s goo and have execute many eavy j may be found in the fact that the next work on the West Branch Canal on in the Beaver A ti yaar after he failed L he received every the Sunbury and Pottsville Rail Road attempted i in own Township on the Reading Rail Road on the Tio ofthe and was elected arr ember the lowin w is in the the Tide Water Ca recently on the sport and Elmira Rail Road They lir j records that instead of s for this use of tion They wish to retain the power in their own hands and they cab do it and will dp it in despite of all tion The army of office holders de- retain him where are using means the most desperate to do so having to lose their places by the They are arrayed on one side are f i that woold have his business well are men of high -i f i can and WILL ph overly foe It was a t vil ainous abuse of certain of the Ritner in the Ul upon own He left your produced a precisely contrary e county in 1808 when his they father was Surveyor Genera rebuke to bf Pennsylvania under the of Gov Snyder t In 1812 he left Lancaster and to Barre Forge I was then u member of intimate in his father's family and often consulted hy him about his removal to this period and from that time to the the exception of two or Ritner was chosen one of the residence from 1816 to Ritner delegates for isis I was a constant this Courts in Huntingdon inst I did attend and took I In Mr Porter formed a i i I with Edward B Patton in tlie of the charges against Iron business at Sligo Forge and sub- after sequently sold out to his partner t subject I was firmly ton conducted the business about a andj sincerely impressed with and the charges and cor- failed By this failure David rapt and that Gen Porter was a much R Porter lost his whole estate Which injured ncan I cannot give my aid fp been invested in the works and t contemptible and responsible for the pled and Porter These debts were i much reflection I am of that to be and been paid byj t ie best i of oar Edward B Patton Iri February 1810 i be the of the late firm drove Mr success of Jeseph Ritner Porter the last resort for r nate debtor I was the worthy the of his ig General Porter time there was nota whisper against t ROBERT f I f
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