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   M'kean County Democrat (Newspaper) - April 23, 1864, Smethport, Pennsylvania                                MKEAN COUN MKEAN APRIL PUBLISHED EVERY SATCHDAY By B MKEAN COUNEH OF PUULIC THE TRUTH A HONES 7T A XD CA TERMS 82 00 in Rates of tlnmn one it J u ii 11 Hai of 12 linen or 3 Hii b em with or figure work will be double the TwlTe linen Brerfcr or eight linen termi will be htrictlr adliered Ii to 20 on Oi 1 60 21 6 Oil rales Business rpHE SUBSCRIBKR to the Public L that he has the stock of Ihe loon formerly kept by Uest of Public A Terrible Phllllplc Aninst Lincoln br n Frrmont From New Ymk New ircnllecl Mn worthy citizen of Ath ene whn banished Arisides solely bfcnuse it him to hear Ihe iriiipled ivith his We have all been liy this srane spocimen ol pi hieal an by the lark of judgment in the It not because tht in due ro oriety iven in the name ol a citizen nl j republic miahl after a prove dans nor the epithet of just wa that the woiihy citizen of Greec iiinilied lie would nni even discus the the epiihet annoyed and lha wa enough to Stiarize its unfortunat bearer In this we see an excess nf liberty and a lack pnliricnl we ate nnnnyed and irritated at hear ine the words Abraham Lincoln and honesty always coupled together but being more gen eiotis lhan the excellent Athenian a we belore ostracizing hones Abe from the Uhite to consider hi rinht to the surname of To cal where he is prepared to refresh the inner man wtlh nil the ilelirarei usually kepi at n firsl class UKSTAURA FRESH OYSTKRS raw or cooked to either Thosj who favor me with their patronage shall hive m cause lo either as to price or S Sept one man honest out of a population of thirl is so much ol n compliment to all the Let us BYRON ATTORXCT AT MKean Agent lor Keating CiTs the of L lalms Pavment nf anil ftll reli t a to Heal Office in Uiunliu IKnck Y SOURHEAST CORNER MAIN STREET TANNER HcKean Pa THE SUBSCSIIiER flatters from long that he cannot be in the Particular allentinn will be paid to For Ihe convenience of thme livirg at n distance wishing to have on shares arrangements have been made with Pol at Port who will lake the de li iery of the Hydes an I the Leather will here turned to his when The largest price will be paid eith er in or left at Uolleys or my Entire satisfaction Connected with my tunnery I have a Boot Shoe and Harness ifl PROSPECTUS FOR him as a sarcasm upon look into his bnnesv and capabilty Alter three years ol patient silence we have i and it is moreover our to examine your acts and show them to the na You convrenceil by confiding the fale ol our the honor of our and the lives of our sons to men having no higher claim to such trust than a host ol voters at tneir com whose support yon order to advance the welfare of Ihe We have oliowed you to further your politi cal and personal and to transform into heroes iivn whose inefficiency has swal lowed up thousands of lives and millions ol to that you might be able to dizzle the eyes of the people wilh victories far more than tte have permitted you to sacrifice tried whose popularity alarmed you and u Lose energy disappointed your calcula Vre have you to deceive the people we have let you transform disgraceful delea into victories and even we made no outc when you were reduced to beg exoneration f acts which eternally disgraced the lion of our You have been unable either forrstiill What Us b come ol the nations enthusiasm What hav you done with the immense tinpr ccdiiited in that the naticn has Uvisl ly uiveii You are now appealing to an we will rot enter a discussion of Ihe pi in ciple hut we will tell yon that you sho have foreseen llut the day must come wbe you would need Ihees and that you wer to blame in not calling for them when the peo To the ends of your you have mode a hero out ol a man upon whom you have lavished who had every obstacle removed from his and who was promptly lurnihed wilh reinforcements and Rosccnins could get and who has scarcely been able to ivith the immens resources at the around which his predecessor gained spite of you by his own You huve offered us the distressing spectacle of the snctitice ol merit to caprice and person al political and this in a in I he name and under the plea of popular sove And to ran the you obliged to hear definitions like this An loyal man is one although not satisfied with the measures taken hy the approve them all and gives them his constant It seems almost Are ue in Con in in or in Patis Are we the of those proud Saxons who refused to sucrumb to or the illegitimate offpring 01 catdinals seek ing lo secure fortune and greatness bv a per peiuul wniship Are we really Ihe descend ants nf those diciples of Lnther and who rather lhan subject their reason to an au thority which they preferred to ex patriate themselves to those shoies thio Ihe agency of they founded our nation al greatness which you are now striving to Irown in a sea of cowardice and corruption and incnropetcncy Were our an cestors to visit the they would certain ly be surprised to see eighty years after the resolution which gave life and liberty to he the Lincoln party could find no other lefmiton ol loyally than a blind submission to he decrees of thi But we have exercised this blind und mute uhmission during three years during three we have kept what was more generous than silence Some true radical patriots said not We have nut lost confidence in phs enthusiasm was first when eertainly untild not have been refused You nre to inasmuch as through vit nnl personal the necessil for such an appeal has become a question b public Ymi are to blame for deprivin us ot the ol in n u hose papularii tiat Vim have told the country that both the re IeKion nnd slavery were dead yon have tol THE SATlliHAV KVEXIXfi The oldoat and beui of the llie Ertnins pajier M now iu If fortytkitl V 1 jtiniplv nn Intlietr tor tint Uiiv tisiju liuinUliiirijj hu II i ir weekly Uiu rea1jr uciilred na A IaptM1 Tliey hive reason tu belie IB tliu MItH Ly tuo f author of tletiorn MAllluN HM TOVN SEN an nutneruua oilier excellent writers loco merit tht modi inttrtS ninl llnv e fur Tht Pott Iti tlio in Holiest unl othwr Lirrnry nliich cm point lily They iutwud lu thu II rut la A NEW BY Autbr of fromadvanci to us from J Thiiitorj called wlllbeaUut the f Vtrnisra 1iide ami lo addition to the SttrK nTittu for The Us Kditjr aUo strifes In liefre ils the bflitsloritta from tUe Kouliuli ami givinlii ltd ditlon tn the Tales anl uioru or lens Agricul tural with u aal Uarkul every wuok J GRATIS SEWING io per Pan Sixty one of Cilebrated KUen ts The machine will be the miuiulivclnrr In Now boxed and for warded of luilA the exception of rip procuring the aubucribern Tor this Premium wo pre I lit Ihe thirty mibucrlbom bo priiourroil lit the terms of Two Uollard for but wheru unnotbe they be procurred lit club In U i In cMh by the the The paper til tt lent lo diffcient fail Kvery them wltli the niuncjr t obtained til it subMribera may SB In at i once to recelto pap wlh the l not bucomo pap w te When llie number thir and tho nhole araonnl of mniwy iSuty la ro tha maculae bn dulir farwanlai TERMS CASH 1 2 one J one 4 and uno to and oiie to getter n One copy of Tat fast and of club ono uf TAe TO Consumptive suflerers will receive a valuable for the cure of and all Throat and Lung free of by tending their Kinjs New Vorki ihe people that Ihn foices of llu rebels wer reduced by desei that Ihev could no be not clothed antl yet you an Iotctd to act upon lic being ened al nil Ulieneier you have directed the action o our they have been uniformly nnsuc ccsMii you have perpetually offered us Ihe spectacle of splendid resources and ixcellent of success sacrificed to inca The nly success which you come but the credit of which we in thd to take from is due lo the incredithle that you have displayed in Ivkcrililng Changesof and have succeedd h other wilh rapidity northy of the great est shnwinnii of The immense variety nl is only equaled by the idiMitiy of the We have She i mans Thomas Cutei Sjrnunrs Gilrnores Chaileton Thu result is the ridicu lous and The sole concession we can make lo your boneisy yon have imptoved upon the chinge of base in 1862 you destroy fewer roldiets and burn less of the nations How is that after three years of incom parable according lo Hiitlecks face tious unprecedented in the tnili taty history of you nre still ponder ing how lo preset ve the national Capital and your bases of operation Is it a reward for such for thenchle vtnent of such that you now nsk ihe nation to nass n vote of confidence nnd reelect yon ad perhaps term In your inaugural auJess jou gave n very striking illustration of your peculiar honesty by pledging in accordance wh the well known principles of the party which had elected not lo seive another term yon said this in a manner which none of your sup porters then understood but your words were evidently designated tn hear a double as if you should find sweets of office more enticing than you possibly you might mange your purpose without seem ing lo violate your Candid people will see ill this a good deal more evidence of cunning thin of The whole truth is yot arc leading Ihe nation quietly to ils destruction by deceiv ing the people as to the dangers which Ihfonlen In the first part of the campaign cf 1SC2 you gained advantages which you were unable to utilize or even retain in You sacrificed the entire West for the cap ture of nnd then you proclaim to the four winds that the Mississippi is n bile not a single steamboat can navigate it without being attacked or perhaps and without every passenger having the fear of death or captivity before his Vhat has he done or said for a year What could he do what could he sny He as done for yrri what Butler and Sigel have one what we have nil dune he has been haritable enouah to keep nnd that is ore than he should have In Ihe lace of so much incapacity and patriot ism alone has kept us Kach time thai a fresh or fresh concession to foreign po wers brought nn indignant exclamation to oui we restrained its And yet have much and and ac companied ench hetacomb of these unknown martyrs to their who have through the incompetency and the cold insatiable ambition of the men whose mission it was to lead oir sons to but who binded by political considerations for their personal Itrd them cnly to a profitless And yon liuve not displayed more Inlent or eneigy Napoleon has tramped upon hi rights ofa friendly republic he has inso ently notified us of a blockade of the Mexican yearthat France has reflected and pondered over her lost Tearing the unknown and shrinking from the pjrturbationi incident nl to Ihey have had despotism and xvhich are lending them inevitabl to the most teirible of all the revolutions that history has hitheito Cmunrrnstlng the There never in this and probably in to nn ndminislration as easily us Kvery innn 3 votes in opposition to the Abolition or dissents in the de cree from the general or nny ofthe who express a for speedy nnd honorable prefeis n war the Con stitution1 and rather than lor emancipa devastation nnd disunion cvety one who objects to suspension ol Im cnrjHK States iintnolcsted dy he where there is no hindrance to the tidminUtra lion of or suaeests that it is a manifest violation of law and justice to nbdurr and imprison under without charge or short every free man who prefeis free to becoming to the Ab olition theory Ihe administra and consequently is a rebel sympathizer and It is even more than We send lepresenlatives to Congress to rep resent their constituency and the not Ihe every member who offers a resolution or moves nn inquiry adverse lo the views of the is ditect ly charged with the design of embarrassing the And it bus become even worse No member can now even nltemitt to amel iorate the condition of the without eriously embarrassing Lincoln and his which our foundation There hould have at ill Utter his been free and thorough disctisision of the former in behalfof his ery ttep in the The crushing ol opposi tiou in the end of prosperity for the Amrion The suspension nf discus sion was a deathblow to progress or Rut now we have passed out into a new The approach oi the Piesdential elertion has induced men to The support of Lincoln is no lonaer the support of the eovrn The friends Chase and General Fremont see terrible wrongs in administra There arc numerous errors now visible Do the men of Ihe Cluse pirty who are daily exposing these er roil really understand what mean in all their length nnd breath When the friends ol tell that Lincolns adminis tration has been do they know that this accusation means that Ihe lires of our young men by thousands hnve been thrown literally nnd absolutely hrown fnr these errors nnd vacillations ii MS been no smali lor Lincoln to make n Kvery has rest American And ev ery mistake was backed by Ihe united voice of telling us i wni all right and we had no right tu or to advise diiTereiillyl Who is fur these errors nnd their awful COM Not ulone the but ev ery who torbade opposition and free dis And what are men now doing who admit in its geatest of finance or of the administration has been wrong Some of ihetn nre acting on the idea that they may yet A few week aso representing Ihe whole Democratic voice of thu offered a resolution to pay and t fit We who is master lie who layj down Ihe or he who sub nils lo the same Is il Napoleon the or he successor of Washington God ly lietnVing upon the country nexhaustiole natnial and that ardent ititiioism which makS every soldiir a ms saved the country from the ruin into which selfishness would plnnjje This is Ihe ecirt tde dilTrence between your country n I iha o the We have been imposed upnn long he itiin which yrti have been unable to ac oirplish in fiiur would certainly be fully were you to retrain in power ouryeius Vnur Military Governors rid Provost Marshals ovenidu d the echo of the tinned heel rings Tilth PS early now in Ameiica as in France or Ails Vou have encroji bed upon our librrty seeming and we lnut have Vou have dishonored us abroad by shame ss misconception as to our true laces tlml we ociupicd in ISO are now again the hands of Ihe nnd God knows soldiers and sailors in in ol the great depreciation of Kovernment green by which depreciation they instead of the ihirttm dollars per month allow ed them by but a fraction over eight lars per This was denounced as a scheme of the copperheads to embarrass Ihe nnd voted down the lot itiirs Abolition The other in the Senate of this of Washington inttoduc edji resolution instructing the Committee on Federal Relation to bring in a joint resolution instructing our Senators and requiring our Representatives in Coigress lo vote lor a law requiting Ihe payment of noncommissioned offices and privates in the service of the gnv in coin or its dialely he was charged will making an at tempt to embarrass the and geal excitement prevailed among the soldiel s Iriends ir and 0ilside the Vet the resolution only conlenplattd the sil diet fs dollars per month in ni tiie net of Congress instead of tight lollait and a few cents per which they now in of There was nn buncombe in as has been hut only nn honest eflort to per foim an art of timnlo justice to the which his exclusive Iriends leluse to The soldiers will learn byandby who ate their and who their Hut mustnt tm be n Veiy rieketly adminis tration every honest to do jus tice so painlully embarrasses cling to the administration and save their own pet interests from Is this public nnything that can be admit ed When will men learn that they cannot guide Iheii connlry by their own petsonal in tercjts If the bankers of the country see ruin staring them in the and expect to their own fortunes by inducing the ad ministration to change its a little lo suit ihem nnd Ihir pet while Ihey support what sorl of public spirit is there in such a course Gentlemen the only way to save your Ihe only way to reform the finances of the the only way to save the the only way to bring the war to a peaceful and successful Is to take your stand openly and m nfully nguinst the entire course ol Ihe Reelect the present continue Ihe present and ruin is The only salvation it in an entire This is pjm It is vain lor you to aeeko save your hanks nnd save your properly by hlowius hot and lot the administration where it does not iiatm your ond against wl era it does harm them He The chnsjn in the oiiini is Bring whether is dear est to yon and throw it If your bunks must go down to insure Ihe success the administra ton boldly hurl hern down into the All nlia qnrtlion llit pnliry or Hi jattlei tf hit nurse are nl tiucii ritnntiuriet at traitoit oW enfinim Thus thousands are bribsd by office and gal I ti cry tip the war all murmurs are a treitaaonable when at last dilMter or utter exhaustion of resources a return to n countless host nf and fundholders are provided to eat up the avails of honest labor for City or hundred years to The ponr mtns children must go lo rut hungry and up in in order that ibe favorites of rulers may glitter in or lets and and riot on Ihe spoils of d peo Such is Such is a small portion of the cost of the In famous cheat styled it will be is not fpeokins of any particular but of war In general The IJralJ observes that so much good sense was never elsewhere utterd by Rrfeley since he was born a dark inlant vide nor ever will be again until the wrath of an itrnged and deluded populace brings him to his last dying speech and A paper leis us that on some question of local under discussion in the Legislature of tSat one day last Barker made a furious onslaught on the ignorance of the benighted people of York as be discovered on a rolltical lour which he made among last lie mid that among other things he discover unit would prove your be of and ncerily even it were hethe fur Ihe approaching nrnpainn are Corruption hasenlir I into cverydeparlment ol your ndminntia rendering it a very Augean which eeds a Hercules as your It is time r Ihe light to shine forth and lor hu truth In lly so that all sincere nil en who look lor nothing further ban Ihe nl ncemen ol their country nnd nf ay rally in one compact body around the eat principV of and form a I beral arty lenlly wntlhy of he Sucn a man n only save the Away wilh all the who have in aded the temjli of and turned it into Let theie be un end of this diculmis faice nf unconditional which only fit toscute the voteofthose stead diving to Ihe root of the ndly believe all Ihe interested falsehood From the Journal of Wt have gone away beyond thu false issues which were so diligently kept before the pie for neaily tin ee The ingenuity nl politicians rnd dtMTiaiiogues siccesslnl in persuading men that here was but one ques tion before them nnd that a question ol sup porting the ft was n and il cannot be denied that it was a succesful But il this sacrifice uhich is de manded of you is il you do not believe that duly anil putroiism require then take your Maud like honeH men with the opposi and let us this fall place the United States on the old ol Union and cnnstiltl tinnal So we shall save the country save your properly with save the Arnerical Union lo he again a light in the and reling place for nil fd the people of York County had abandoned nil belief in the nislinrt of llie and ha rnineled his rock satirical lamentations with the announcement oflhls regretful discov ery about the people In that pnrt ol the On his taking his a member from a town In that rnse and laid that the experience of the genlteman last fall might have lcen but that ninco Ihe visit of that member to Yoi the people to a had lecovered their convic and hid act the least doubt that there was a devil aroutf The in a speech at having asserted that had prepared a proclamation which he afterward withdrew calling on the forcibly lo resist the execution ol the negro en rollment the Louisville Journal We state with Ihe utmost as wa are justified in Bramlette hail prepared no roclarnstion other than Ihe one he issued before he saw and that he called the Doctor to Frarkford not to learn fromhim what to but to endeavor to engage him in carrying otit what was al ready We make this statement in perfect on personal ttick of the leadrs of Ihe radical totell of llie happiness the privations he people hat To support aimmislra of Lincoln ill all its measures was equiva lent lo supporting the There were men who honesty btdieved that those measures would bj hut Ihey were Never mind it is your duly to support ihe people went in and suppoiled by smill but by majorities and S3 country went flying a ITS AT The New York reproduces nn article written by Horace Greeley and published as an editorial in the TrUinue of May Il appareil just after the people Whigs and Democrats united in the support of the conn try in Ihe Mexican Thi artile is led AIJHOKRKB BE WAR and reads us lol lows The reflecting reader of a mans history is sickened by the constantly recurring of battles and biilchciy accounts the road to Them wns the fu lor ins anciai measures of the The most stren blishej by journals that paid id whether rijht or wrong applaud Lincolns honesty is ol strange dcscrip It consists in nearly ruining the country d in dicregdrding ils interests in order lo Hke sure of power fur lour years longer To r the man who has deprived hij coun y ol the service ol some of ils best no has been unable lo make any better use tho increditble resources confided to d alter agitating so many public qnes ons without solving one if disregards s own utter of all the cilzns the United the least honest and Ihe ost Uut even if President Lincoln were the hon t man that his paid organs represent him to how dangerous would reelection prove the liberties ol Ihe under existing surrounded as be with Ihe ilitary influences that he has at his back et us remember Ihe teachings of and e instances cf feigned or real all which hnve resulted in Sixius the half stupid monk in his und Na leon III the sotlish belong to the me The who have had to en re elected them as important individ whose election would give time for reflec on and consideration it will soon be sixteen nous exei lions which were made to peisuadtr men of thought and experience nlexamine thee befoe adopting and ing were in The blind lush lo support the administration carried nil wilh The whole paper money schenu was adop te every whirn or of ihe were suppoiled the warn ings of experience were treated and result is belore There wera other schemes and plans uf the Washington administration which were equal ly The whole plan ol putting down a rebellion by ol destroying an enemy by uniting and condensing his of ending u war ol law and Union by making new laws lo nnd new principles of union lo increase the labor and This whole plan was just as lair a subject of examination und discussion us Ihe finanicai Uut Men must not think ol must not discuss must otdy support And there is not a man in the length and breadth of the in his sober who believes the work of restoring Union has by his one in three years of We have gained nolhiitf toward We have spent our thousands of millions of we have laid down our hundreds of thousands of precious and we have the war us as fierce and deadly as three years the end apparently as far away in the battle clouds and blood It was a great a that idea ol placing absolute power in the hands of one and then requiring blind support of his will or his whims as an equivalent to sup porting the government of the United This government is not a man or one mind It should have been the ulemn duty and care ofevrrymau to watch and guard from invasion every one of the piinriples on by thousands alter thrnsanrs in gather ing remote corners of earth tu maim and slaughter each Mere however is not enough lo account lor No devils could be found silly enough thus to tmment thmselvct then one Sheer madness is the least explanation that Looking dnsely and Headiiy at the I ho cause of his or u least a sure clue lo ami lint strengthens guv atiit rinblts to en of jilniitltittt A Nnw OPTUS MILITIA op Tim frichdi will no doubt bo glad lo hear that there is a bill ready and about to be to Ihe for lie better government and of the militia forces of our its far as we can Is baseil nn a most excellent plan ol economy and Il direct on Ihe mode in which nil in the age nf vigor and manhood should participate in Ihn defence ol our and provides n proper seheme lor Irnin ng and instruction to bring the troops lo Iht higheft degree if for Ihe purpose of protect ing our families ninl our It exposes fraud nnd nnd establishes u sound ystem rifnrgnnizeil adminslrntion throughout the whole ol the State We cheerfully give il our lienrly ai we anticipaln much good resulting from its jeing adopted by llie rich thir wittt tlif n I he lodging ol the commissary or contractor is lianslorined into a biironiul castle his suddenly acquired estate is fattened wilh ihe gore of tless iho tears of in widows and and while thousands are shivering and freezing for tlie want of ihe humble dwellings which war bus his lamily lests secure lordly halls revds in we said of this class that by means ol war their equipages shine jike me teors their palaces rise like Well can they elfuid to prate of right or and bribe venal oralors wilh some share of their plunder inflimo the pas sions of the duped and fool them ino enlisting to be shot at for some beggarly shilling nr so a and that often Will the truss never becomo wise enough to delect and scout this hiding game of mur iler Suppose a government to be weak or pro fligate a case by no meirs unsupposable in danger ol incurring popular odium or It desires to be strong in public conli but without virtue or ca pacity io deserve that It has one iiiifiiliiu topick a quarrel with somo other That al once withdraws public attention form ils own crimes or gives it a hold on the popular feelings enables iu satellites to call upon the people to sup port the that to rally around and uphold the executive In whatever he may pro All inquiry is all watchfulness set tpproprialions are made by and the purse and swornVmt unreservedly i be hands ol Ihe chief magistrate to be wield A Free Fight for Thn German Republicans have gone into ho Fremont movemei t with n They mve become so thoroughly in earnest that t is plain nolhing cnn ever Induce hern to vole for their whole ITOVB ment is more of a proet against him lhan n advocacy of any oilier The spirit of Ihe Germans can be judged by Ihn following extract fiom n speech made by one CaspT Hutz al a radical meeting tri Chicago said he did not Ihink a single man present ht the meeting who wold stand up and say that Abraham Lincoln shold he reelected President nf Ihe United fie had told the people of this country that the best policy for the country was no policy at So far as he Bulz was personally be did not want any sach man lor President of the United He thought that Abra ham Lincoln was the weakest antl wont man ttttit ever filltd the jtresulenlial He hod no merits that were wor thy ol and hud no more HUM than n Loud Laughter and Ife eonsiilereti him a Renewed IIe had come from the little town or nnd had ucted as if he had seen ai y other He hud tried lo tirect Ihe generals in lha but in this be bad signally The generals who were far distant from Washington always won their while ihose who were near the copi Inl Hways lost them Loud It a general onco came under blighting in Iluence nf he was sure tu lose every He decidedly opposed of Lincoln al Ihtt Baltimore in the event of Lincoln being bu would dread I ho Cameron would be sure lo be taken into the Ibis country would become tbo reproach of every country in hi wot Ha viiued to see Fremont nommaten ant and In favor of voliiif for any one except Liutolit or Loud He thought they should do all in their power to secure the nomination for next President of John Charles anil resumed hi amid great The reading of this speech will not malcV Honest Old Abe but therf is a good deal of the same kind of talk on in native Republican The people of buying JOO a IQ woik in fields nd in nlo city U buying men dcil I piece lent into tht to W V   

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