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   Indiana Democrat, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1862, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                NEW 1 NO 12 DBSCEIPTION OP RICHMOND INDIANA THURSDAY JULY 24 EVEUV THTrnSDAT MPnxixo BY tiss Jj TERMS Dollar nnd Fiftv Cents per nnnum when paid in advance Two Hollars per annum if not FO paid Xo paper discontinued until nil arrearages arc paid except nt tlic option of the 7iro prictor square ten fines three times three months MX months one year Ad vcrtiscnnnts of agreater length in pro portion Professional Cards with paper per Jon kinds of Tob Printing yiirh fland Hills Blnnks Cards Circular executed with in a manner gtoctnt SLEEP Iiles the man wlm first sictp 80 Sancliu Jjinzd say J And bless him also that liedid nt keep His discovery to hiinelf or trv make the lucky IMILTII elope Iiy man ivlin first jnvenfeJ Richmond the capital of Rebcldom the capital of Virginia situated on th left bank of the James river It is the largest town in Virginia and one of the most beautiful in the Union The situ ation of the city and the scenery of its environs are much admired combining in a high degree the elements of ur beauty and variety The river wind ing through verdant hills which rise in graceful swells and undulations is inter rupted by numerous islands and granite rocks among which it tumbles and foams for a distance of several miles The city is laid out with great regularity in rec tangular blocks Twelve streets nearly three miles in length run parrallcl with the river The principal thoroughfare of business find fashion is Main Street The capital is situated on a high hill and it is the Most conspicuous object in Rich THE HUMAN FACE DIVINE PER ANNUM can It stand it the centre of a publicsquare j of about eight adorned with a portico of Ionic culuws and contains a marble statue of Washington by llondon taken from life and considered a perfect It has been well said that no face be called ugly if lit up with a smile of good temper Jecemy Collier quaintly remarks if therefore the people have a mind to be handsome they must not be peevish amd He continues What can be more significant than the sudden flushing and confusion of a blush ban the sparkling of rage and the ightnings of a smile The soul is as it vere visible upon the occasion the pas ions ebb and flow in the cheeks and re much better distingished in their han in the change of air in a weather lass A face well furnished out by na irc and a little disciplined has a oreat deal of rhetoric in it A graceful pres ence bespeaks acceptance gives a force AiV ADDRESS To Me Union and Conservative Citizens of Pennsylvania I am almost afraid to or even to dread to look afrthe the events which have occurred the past two years make me despair of the perputuity of our country The rap idity with tthich one misfortune after He is again restored to a command where he manifests his utter incapacity as a General but because another General is placed over him lie throws up his com mission in disgust and thus deprives the Republic of his very valuable services Hunter is still retained in his command notwithstanding his proclamation awl slavery has been abolished in the District another has been presented to our minds of Columbia All these things have s appalling Am I mistaken in my ended to increase the disunion sentiment Hehcnsions Are we to otti in the South and Border Slave States disasters Will the bo ahie to j JButler and Biirnsidc and Pope oaquer all its the enough When some patriots in preserved and the fll Senate and House of Representatives titution 1 ored The robillinli is how a torn what more troops should be give be suppressed unr Generals the mouthpieces o the ubitablc fatt Thinking men cannot answer or are afraid Administration told them there io hazard an Xow is it not a than enough under arms Did ever used the language of prominent Bepublican formerly a member gacss now a General in the army who said Let the Union slide But it is not enough that we arc Unionists and ConstitutionalistSi wd must even think as the Black Republi cans tell us We say that you cannot dragoon us into thinkings you do If we say that Washington is reeking with the stench of political corruption we are denounced as Disuniouists If we pronouuee against the infamous practice of conferring responsible com mands irrespective of military educa tion upon mere politicians we are Dis encss Tlie City Hall is leaant 11 really rant avoid the iCruinn i Hut Mast the man with nirsiv loud M U IK tirt invented and went round That urtifuiul rut rising the lark nnd with ihe lark to Observes some solemn sentimental like tiiese are very cheaph said lint cre you make yourself u fool or Pray jnt inquire about tlajr fail And wliitlicr larlcs have iiny ii 1 III iilnr lorllulicsl fnlls Is iii the if rravoii rin And cumnii keep his TIIOII his pillow til iis lifrht And o cnjny hiditv morning winks Is or ir i in his A tinvery TO fa and costly building in the Doric stvle Penitentiary Jail Court Llcnsc AiWrv Marlcct I to look and go and helps to convince by litlVU11 his eoun miserable politicians wish tho dc nder feat of Were they jualous intcrly rnish oit this foul robe genius of his honesty ofhis ca posture The countenance trV io seems designated nut only for ornament i but fur information The passions there i displayed make way for commerce and i tllc it of tin communication and help to let on pnciy lie brought order out of chaos liu an arniv out of i or as the case coitversa el to pu head is n It days ii V i iliildhood niifil to thf at nunlit or smile so ilescy shut in lien ill lie ivc of sin S n give 1 like the hid who n hen his father Tl House Orphan Asvltnn and Masonic Hall arc each of them the finest buildings of the kind in the country The Oncral Government had HI lately a custom house there at a cost oinearly There are three banks in the citv of nearly two million dollars There are or were seven nm three periodicals published there The citv contains thirty ehnrehes and tvro synii gnuties Aniing the institutions ofthe may be ineiitiniel the llis toiical and Philosophical Socieiv KiiIniioiid College founded by the lapj in S4l the St ColJeye j wltl j under the direction of the Roman j lie church and the of and Sydney established in The edifice of the latter is aline si iviitien of Egyptian architecture The water oi the river is raised bv forcing pump into three reservoirs a million gallons each and thence over t he city Three bridcs cross Hie connect the iiiy wiih rebellion ilicimiond was rapidly increa M iion and business ich ninid ic the iaslcrn terminus of tiie rivor and Kanawa work of magnifndc commenced in n w cnmplcied to Oovinirtoii j nearly eleven million The Southcrn mail runs throuLi Jlicii iie Central railroad o i the and Danville wlih raiInad svstein aii Tennessee on the South all run i there The lames river is nav igtible to jiichuiond for vessels drawing j ton fee those dravrinir fifteen feet j oiime witiiin three of the iown i nrk The fo that the into the sentiments and affections of anj llrst tlli tcl aifuinplished crrible of war is no childs plav other Jier joy nid grief resolutions t lj roheliioii on the contrary it is a fearful ever be frightful business unionists If we say that and Jlal lecfc and Shields am Sicgol and Pope I Southern traitorSi States such as patriors and sages made it we who will use eVerjr to maintain in tact the Constitution and the laws who arfe dfetefinittd torti sist all tyrannies whether under the treasonable flag of Sccessionisto the covert and sneaking assault of Aboli ism we will be prepared baiot box to lawfully wrest power from tha llepublican party that legislative powei which it has so infamously used Two years ago the twin demons of Secessioiii ism and Abolitionism made tne people crazy We will appeal from Philip drunk to Philip sober We will show to the world by a vigorous prosecution of the war that free institutions are riot to be destroyed to gratify the ambitioii of arc the proper kind of Generals to lead inarmies to victory we arc Disunion in ci Jier joy nid grief resolutions and modesty onceit inclina disgust arc made The is Tainst ami ists th in the field to ensure success we are Iisunionists we say that the financial scheme in the future past i in an 1 who are i f i i i 1 st j little o whv it has been in the to tens of thousands of families Our citizens will hold to a rigid account It is well known that I flung polities to the winds in order to aid the Atlrain istration in the prosecution of the war Jf we say thnt ivoops sufficient for Party was nothing to me in comparison o eiimrgcncy should have been placed to my country but when I find that nothing but imbecility to give it tlie mildest term has marked the course of the party in jobberry rob ben squandering the national treasures of Secretary Chasi e is wrong and that f he North is said to be three limes as ability those miscreants who protract the in the nine hypocrisies Mi for nature has learni ait and the easilv fbe that some like war Are there anv who desir he is ignorant of tho science of finance we are not only called Disunionists but Traitors a conI If we denounce all ex post facto lieMer lool tin mat K l war Yes thousands I as unconstitutional we are Dis c who make et j unionists it all our exis our dearest relatives slaughter tenee as a people must pro test against the fearful abuse of powerhy this party glance at rorniwrailt rho say that in peccable States i As riao And i dni I lariiel ville the him t he r hired r nd jr is the nation the whole brood a few lionf zens should not be illegally arrested and j imprisoned we arc Disunionists If we denounce the mobbing of pa triotic and innocent persons weareDis e exceptions of jobbers contractors net It is because neither the President Cutlers nor Congress understands thf inaunitnde of the RbcIliiin issue i believe These men restoration Ian const mental for profit dunder and cciila he Ol adon than they for OU1 COU1 the President is T Tlie farmer mechanic merchant fhat well and ilial laylaborer and other industrious citi e means well and that he the will have to foot the bill want tlc war to be speedily ended In the a t villauies of the Buchanan Administration that ruin finally accomplished by the charlatanism and imbecility oi the present inlormcd of their of society like tho scum on pot the worst elements are th and To i iftiicy have io the war wy etop The corrupt offi ial smells his prey a far as surclv as inf crow ami vulture scent the carrion We in the States arc divided into pulitieal parties the Dom ir ocratic and its opponents After the icve hat they desire the bloody fiat went forth that tlieflaof re f the insurrection he res ociliou should unfurlej and that trea son should c made triumphant the North arouse in its inidit and Party in when I say ruined let II we say that the Pcss ought to be me be understood because Medlellan free and untrammeled to criticise the had not troops sufficient the rebels beat public acts ol the peoples servants we him back upwards of thirty mile froni are Disuniouists If we say that the President ought to have dismissed Grandmother Welles so soon as ho discovered his nepotism we are DisUDJonists according to thfc lightof his ion and lie re law 1 cm that i is the Abolition ex to defend the Iliionind the atteiitivcly Linking out fur pas ck slipped out at the door j and 11 war and carnage It try to what and bv his won was for early risiny flf export are tobacco wheat and The Vocabulary of War if we civilians fail to acejifirc a knowl edge of military ochnics and tactics it not be the fiittlt of the bookmakers vJhcy overwhcdin us with treatises dic and manduals allustrativc of ho art destructive of nil other of war Everybody reads these books flour Of the former article hhds were exported jinmialbr possesses an immense water power de rived from the falls of the James liivcr which from the commencement of the rapids a few miles above the city de scends about one hundred feet to the tide level Few places in the State or in he country possess greater natural advanta ges for productive industry of which iv and iiiiv xe coachman as a stranger iiolk The chief j lle dij in1 WL Admitted into the coach each time as a fresh passenger to the astonishment and admiration ofj tremiits who is these latter wliu what the Valuers oiu onstitiitinu iniiiiite Misiloijj and Constitution Political partizauship was sunk into patriotism It was no loiurr a of Jicpublicatiism or Iemocracv or fops will talk tactics at you by the hour and were it not for villanous 710 doubt he too would have been a Pretty girls are well up in the military from Abatis to have all these nomenclature nf the camp and the battlefield at their singers ends and know how to direct the of the eyes so as to make a breach in a bachelors Ask a belle what she is going to Saratoga for and she will tell you to retreat If you vex her she will beat the tattoo with her foot and when you make a mistake in military parlance will be turu to rally you Should her Jover volunteer for the war she will appoint favor him with a salute it parting and while he plays with he Miming curls ten to one but she whis In short the social circle has become fthoroughle uneivil and decidedly milita rry in its ssyings and doings A picuic iis no longer a picuic but a and fools instead of being called fools as aforetime are known as ful and double Every dry goods clerk understands counter march and the various countersigns bakers designate their business visits as and collectors declare that when they civilly request the settle ment of their little bills they arc met in cases out often with point black refusal The phraseology of tlic army has even got into the temperance organi zations and their orators instead of ad vising the public to drink tea and eschew wine recommend them f o use canister in the place of wen tlie ladies Mars has fairly got into has notbeen taken tho dm wingroom The emptiest and most pflennnate of scented and jeweled co lactones some of winch are very ex tensive and in which large quantities of tobacco are now to be destroyed by reckless men who do not own it Richmond was settled in 17S7 Its population is about of whom about are colored The estimat ed value of its imports is twelve millions of dollars It was chosen as the scat of government of the rebel States in the fall of 18G1 Jeff Davis and all the o ficers of the rebel government resic there Probably they have imitated tl precaution of the rebel Congress an departed for parts unknown With tl capture of the rebel capitol ends the v tality of the rebellion of 3IaPsacliuvetN nf oi of white men I sav therefore that if them Breckinridgc threw into the front ranks 3Ic IreviiJo larlick whipped out a third time and addressed himself o the coach man who said in a surley tone that he had his lie would have driven oil without him had not Preville called out that as the stranger appeared i to be a very little man hey would ac cmnodnte tho gentlemen and make room for our national rulers understood the nature Clellan Meaghcr Logan were found ii statesmen ought to c field alongside of those who had vot Richmond with a loss of not less than men The relative forces of the two armies were Federals Con federates men Could not the imbeciles see that a disasterous retreat like this would be a fine exeugij for our tory declare that bankruptcy and gen1 ancient and bitter foe England to ac oral distress arc the sure and inevitable j knowledge the independenceof the eficcts of overissues of paper money oh j South Is there treason in are we not denounced as Disunionists that it refused to call out the force of ami J j the nation Why I ask had not Me Ti ffc upon biblical and oth Clellan men Competent mili iiulogieal that negroes can tary judges declare that if he had equal never be made our equals again we hear j force with rebels he Would have snr the cuckoo note of Disunionists rung mounted all difficulties and taken Kich 111 Jnond and they say that no General fa ll we say that that profound statesj played greater military capacity and man William IT Seward made a slight I uins than he did in his masterly retreat mistake when he asserted in New York tbat the war would be over inthree we are Disunionists his masterly All honor to our townsman the General of the age I wish the foregoing remarks to be of the struggle understand it the war would have been ended months airo The rebellion was thought to have tempest in a a whiskey Making Love A book ought to be written on th tijcct under the title of Even m irn Idiot or Twenty Seven 3JctJ Is of being a genuine Ce If the devil were chained to a post men would he no better than they arc if he could not come to them they go to him of the readiest replies w have heard lately was made by ac Irish man A gentleman travelling on horse back down cast came upon an Irishman who was fencing in a most barren am desolate piece of land What arc you fencing in that lot for Pat And shure wasnt it to keep the poor bastes out of it i A pious minister after lecturing a Sunday class in the most edifying man ner proposed to close the exercise by singing meaning the hymn Jordans stormy banks I The vorthy man was horrified by hearing the chool strike up Jordan am a hard road o travel I An eastern exchange says Presi etit Lincoln has it in his power to bring le war to a conclusion speedily He as only to send Fremont to Richmond nd in a few months he will steal the Southern Confederacy tain is it that people make love quite irregularly as the Yerinonters make ma pie man on his own hook and in a manner peculiar fo himself There is a straight forward busihes style in which real estate and bank counts are enumerated and fitted up with declaration that this worldly possession and himself are submitted by the sub scriber There is the style poetical which delights in rhyming with and in boring trees books flowers moonbeams cct There is the style sentimental in which ropeladders stern parents pistols and daggers ami other variations of dull life There is the styles bashful in which the parties meet in dads orchard or mains kitchen set themselves at twelve or twenty feet distant speaking no words whatever only occasionally sighing wo iully and hitching up towards each other with down cast eyes at the rate of hree quarters of an inch per hour We have always thought this bashful and worthless kind of courtship the most in cresting especially when the parties hereto hardly knows what em Jut of all the methods of making love hat the common one of meaning nothing erious is the stupidest and meanest and ny man that will take up the time and tteution of an eligible young minor with bee or a Shays This opinion entertained by our Wash ington politicians shows the shallowness of their statesmanship and unfits them for their positions If boy had viewed it with the ken of statesmen it could never have attained its present vast pro portions it would never have been tem porized with The people were ready to give all the men and all the money that the Administration demanded but neith er the rebellion nor the national spirit was understood hence the shillyshally cd fur Lincoln The people on all sides of every polit ical party laid aside their proclivities to support the Administration to carry on the war Alas how has this generous and noble confidence been disappointed 1 knew that the great mass of the Dem ocracy threw themselves into tho move ment with the purest motives and host intentions I and the Douglas men used all our influence to encourage this en thusiasm We believed in the wisdom and patriotism of that distinguished Statesman We were for him in earnest we have not appealed to his mouldering ashes to make money out of them We did not sell ourselves to the Black Re If we claim the right to the privilege deeply pondered ovar and well weighed of the writ oflmleas corpus we are Pis Already there is a return to reason upon unionists and should bo imprisoned j the part of some of the Free Wisconsin has repealed her Personal Liberty Bill and Illinois by an emphatic vote and an overwhelming majority has decided that she will have no wavering spirit in which the war has publicans for office Amidst these latter been conducted Why is it that mere days of corruption tergiversation and politicians have been enabled to get rencgadeism we have held to our Dcnio yrorninent commands in the army while cratic faith and honor and we can well competent officers have been thrust in afford to welcome back to the Deuiocrat the back ground Why have we been ic fold those Urcekinridge Democrats eaten at Big Bethel Manassas Balls who mistakingly went worshipping for a Sluff Shiloh Charleston and back from time after strange political Gods 3 If we say a word about Hon Gov Cur tins shoddy or Mr Cnmmings rotten red herrings or Senator Simmons fifty thousand dollars of black mail we are Disunionists If we do not stultify ourselves by pro claiming that the President possesses th virtue of Washington the statcsmanlik abilities of Jefferson we are denounce as rank Disunionists If in fine we say that the Adminis tration is incompetent to fulfill the gravi duties with which it is charged that i s composed of ineapables and imbeciles hat its measures are weak or crimintir that Congress is composed of patriots knaves and fanatics the two last predom inating that Washington needs purifica tion that the war must be pushed to a vigorous prosecution and to a speedy con clusion and its authors summarily pun ished and that this can only be done by Richmond Why had Banks to run be It fashionable to denounce fore Jackson We are told because his us as disunionists and traitors unless we roops had to be sent to reinforce Me in the wake of those wh but why had the Administration deserted the principles of Steph nnf I iv not prepared troops sufficient for McClel en A and SWear hj the Black Re a j e ac in without those of Banks 1 The peo pelican hold that Io are asking these questions in every are better and more al citizens than lat the idea in his head ought to be rovided with an armor of asinine cuti c and sent to fight the Amazons of Da lomony or Jeff Davis rebels Truth is said to le found in the mttom of a well but some men kick the nicket without ever drawing it up irecfatm I they We are for It is admitted on all sides that there the Union and the Constitution and a strong Union sentiment in the Bor for the prosecution ofthe war although or Slave States This feeling can by we neither hold office or niake money statesmen be increased rapidly or it can out of Governmentscontracts We are be entirely destroyed by the Abolition asked time and are we extremists Nothing could have been to support the Administration Our more offensive than the proclamation of answer is McClellan Meagher Shields Fremont and Hunter to alarge and inButler Sprague Mc fluential party in those States Fremont demand are periling their liyos while was removed from his command not bethe army is filled both wiligs of cause of his proclamation but because of the Democracy Where or when has his quarrel with the Blairs no not even this great party halted in its support on account of the wholesale peculations of the Administration Never Uever of the officials under and around j Has a single Democrat in the free States the reins of Government being legiti mately placed by the people in the hands of the are fiercely de nounced as disunionists and traitors and every foul epithet showered upon our de voted heads The Shibbloleth of onr enemies has losts its charm it falls harmless tipon Democrats ears because we know the source whence it springs Do the mechanics laborers merchants attack us Certainly not It is over heard except frpm the office holder speculator Abolitionist Newspaper mercenaries who receive Government patronage reecho it every taxgatherer in prospective joins in the chorns mem inside her borders Pennsylvania joins three slave States her soil will be overrun by this worthless race her free white laborers will be throwtr out of ear ployjncnt Are we willing to witness this Let the DemocracyIionestly and fearlessly make the issue compel the 3te publican party to meet faceto facei the results of its own infamous and treasoTnit able legislation Let our battle cries be the Union and the Constitution aviioT bers of Congress to use a trite but worn but adage who fiddled while Home was fiddles were not cratnrids deatt of most vociferous in from the stomp next fell to corer their own delinquencies it will be their only stock in trade But if so we love the Union of these ous prosecution of the squelch ing out of Secessionisni and Abofitiquism and the purification of Washingsonl JOHST CAMPBELL i HARD people to take his Tribune by offering hem gold pens and pinchback Any person sending him a club of tflred y subscribers will receive a hatfol of rinkets which valulesa as they are are worth more than the Mill Herald Tlie influx of into Jhester County in this StatehasBfieBLso jreat that having their graia arvested atten cents think you of These are the gopd times pronitwel jiptt bj the Black JlepuMieaff a company in PhiMejpiKi Has ed three hundred wMtejiaBorera given their to runaway slaves This is prft American industry with a right a husband at home the ereilmffj f There mayte thieves Truth is mighty   

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