Tioga Eagle, September 27, 1838

Tioga Eagle

September 27, 1838

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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - September 27, 1838, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania irvLa-wrencevillp, y lands of Ira Kil- the estate nth by the y Main street, eon-1 eighty feet rear, je barn thereon, cution, and to bo Maynard. Jng POOR ry the right inestimable Jable to tyrants dependant upon R tenure of their slic works, and lymcnt of their ffiaers, and sent Hi-masonic parfci- and eat l S ith fche banks to diction foreign to vini., his assent to ions of the spirit the people have with 'illegal shin- along' internal -improve- lingddfi- county, aries' to awe the te his work of de- ny, already begun :s of cruelty and paralleled in the ;s, and totally un- ad of a civilized disturb the Union, war between the id to 'the ABOLI- known e constitution, and lalgamation of all >ns. e that the laws are by not" com pel- Biddle render its monthly Auditor General, s upon the People, id the, i anofiending citizens' an inclement sea- be tried for pre- efore a self i! se every ..act thus disregard of the forests of his con- to be the ruler of a is dislodgmeot from husabusedjwillcon-. ipt less memorable treed us from the reign Despot i 1 was thehj-and is now a West Branch Bank. paisrpf AID, or they will'iiot be attended to. je it By the Voters and Tax- payers of Tioga County, that Jo- seph Ritner, since his e'ection to the office of Governor, has increased the State Debt and thereby rendered Ihe Treasury bankrupt, after having'sotemnlypro- a message to the Legisla- ifiat he would in no case con- sent'I b a permanent increase of S fa, e Debt. fjhe Kail 1 DORTER'S TOTE. Ike Gazelle, Fan-amis ville Villanyl Villany'.i Every day discloses the villanous conduct of Stevens and Dickey, in the allotment of the public work at Far- randsville, and adds to the black list of enormities, which for the sake of hu- 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 vio- lation of official high handed a daring disregard of all law and morality, in order tore- elect Governor Ritner, remain un-an- swered; and we now re-assert that they dare not deny them. We'are 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 "Lycom- ing Eagle" is his statements can be corroborated by twcn-' 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 frtends 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 Pennsylvania! we ask you in'all you prepared to sanc- tion 'by your votes the condnet 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- puted. We have shown nearly twenty tiousand dollars have been ta- ken out of the pockets of the people, in the allotment 'offour sectic ns, and those byjno means the largest, and as there were upwards of fifty sections disposed, of, if the' same system has beenjfully carried out, it is plain that moi-e than! TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND POLLARS wire .lav- ished upon mecefrnary politicians at the Farrandsville letting, to aidun sustain-, ing thp most wicked, and corrupt ad- ministration of "Joseph Ritner. Not only have democrats lieen proscribed and hunted down by the blodc hounds in the pay of the Bank of the United States, Who are endeavoring to move heaven md earth to defeat the-.p'jmoc- racy of but thousands, up- on thousands of the people's 'money have been squandered' to accomplish their vile purposes. Democrats! arouse yc! Assert your The good old ship -Pennsylva- nia is bands of PIRATES, sail- ing under a BLACK "heir ob- ject is 'plunder. Rally, then, round R Porter voted lor the same sections 01 as guuui auu the of U. a ,4. hold, and and the guns of the Bank of .he Unit- ed Stated, (the Foxardo which furnishes n: unitions and be forever Wood, of Muncy, i John V. Woodward, John C. Oliver. Co. of New- for the sarce-sec- the rebt of their''fabrications. We hope that.-voters wil. examine .the journals and Federal Slanders. SECTION 14. Was allptted to Dr. Shoe- maker of Newberry The opposition have been, ancil are still engaged t in inventing and coining the most barefaced falsehoods, and. disgusting; slanders'against General Porter; and 'hiring to perjure tion Difference SECTION 31. ________ Up- 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 hfis falsifying every., thing! connected therewith. We have shiow'n that Gpn. Por.er did not owe cent of his own' debtsj but that hd wjs pressed for tie debts of his pdrtaer. We have also shown that Mr. 'Patton, his partner, took the benefit of the insolvent laws, and 'that UP.ON QJITH he returned R- PORTER as a creditor to up wards of l All this has been still the Ritnierites, the Peg 13eaty, Abolition 30 90 spiked] Democrats! arouse yfe! the Reign of Terror is revived! j The days of black cockades, whipping posts, gag laws, p-oscrjptioh anti pcrsec'ition have re- .tftrned1! The federal party is again in power which under the elder Adams -disgraced the.republic. Where are now of '99? Where are their descendants? Will ye tolerate with im- punity 'N-OWj what your fathers spurn- ed wuh indignation? No! Then tq the Polls, and on the second Tuesday Was Smith Co. at Woodward, Oliver 4' Co. bid for same section Difference- SECTION 37. allotted to Wm. John- i son Woodward, Oliver 4' Co. bid for the same section 797 30 of Oc-ober, a victory awaits ,you glori- otis as that achieved by the democrats of in tlie election of This. Jefler- Democrats! Arouse feder- al party in power, have vioLted every principle you hold have denied you equal rights ann privileges! They have violated the constitution of your country! They jhave. enacted laws in open violation will ofthe majority! They have disfranchised you, and deprived you of representa- tion proportionate to -your ta-xation! They have, bartered away the right of the people'to self-government. And Difference Ritnierites, the 'Jfeg Jieaty, Aponuon Making a difference on four sections jiaye yOU siavcs and vassals oi an party, say that he refused to deliver up jn favor of Ritner bidders of nineteen tyVanical and corrup- 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 roaof despotic power, violating as to which the and thus plundering the treasu-i vvithout remorse the consti ution, the Huntingdon Advocatj says rv picking the pocKcts oi i.ne pco- iaws of the land, and the plainest prin- j "Now trie truth is, Gen. Porter .never pie to reward corrupt electioneerers, t Of morality. Theyi a -e plunder- had any1 trustees. Tje gentlemen ap- anti cnable them to carry _their ;ng your treasuery, and reducing the pointed, never bond; or took schemes of bribery and corruption to gtate to bankrulptcy, to enable them to Upon themselves tlie ;rust, but, having secure the re-election of Governor Rit- nn thpirvtrnr unon the democracv full! fconfidence in hns integrity, they ner. It is fair to presume, that all the i ajnd his creditorsleftil with him to make gections 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- fidently asserted, without contradiction, that section 15, which was allotted to John B. Quigley, the ring-leader of the I This of itself, gives the lie direct to the above charge. At the time of his, failure, there was and jtoprostrate democratic institutions: sections have been allotted with the ye! then, 1.he pollb, on the second Tuesday of Octo- and perform your duty as you reo-r.rd your rights as citizens, and. ven- the pure principles of democracy for which your fathers fought and bled. If vou do so; the result is certain. _ii inc ume oi iusi muuic, LJH.H- >vjc, jonn me jiotan unpaid dolla; against himself Ritner party in the upper'end of this __ and. ten unsettled claims against the old county, and the tool and cats prnni 0very hill and every valley in firm of Patton and of Stevens and Dickey, who did their dir- 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 given'to him thousand dol- yictbry! Llways contended, "iave been paid in lars above other good .bidders ofhjs lull by who was in own party, as a reward fot his extraor- justice bound to them and when (CHnary exertions and superior claims, cver'a 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 doiso. bid> will! he .dare to compare it with HA neyer pleaded THK sTATUTfe OP the bid'of D.' Tyler, Esq. of Farrands- LIMITATIONS in hif ville, a respectable gentleman of his This clearly explains the matter rela- own party, wno proposed for the same I Uve to the receipts which are flourish- 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 offraufhjfent insolvency brought General Porter, by one incontrovertible and, undeniable fact The whole and, for his own hetween eight' and nine hundred do lars from two .citizens of this i to whom he had previously sold land in North Bea- ver township." Now, see how one utterly annihilates the whole sweeps from beneath it the whole foundation upon which it rests. (TpGeneral Porter NEVES (HAD ANY TR UsTEES. The gentlemen appointed never gave bond or took upon themselves thetrjst: full and entire confidence in 'his hones- ty and integrity, they yid his creditors confined the management of the whole- business to himself! i In addition, every particular con- riecteJ 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 thecom- ing election, is not simply, whetlier DA- VID R. PORTER shall je the Governor for three years to como. It is true he has been selected as the head and repre- sentative ofthe democracy ofthe and is in every respect worthy of :the distinguished honor which har thuS been conferred upon him. He is one in whose firmness and spotless integrijn ty all may safely confide. Yet, in the" approaching contest.are involved prinp ci-ples of the highest moment, jfcottp. Pennsvlvania :alone, but tp the whole Uniohi! It is a contest, the result cjf which, will tell upon tie destiny of th'iis country in "future years. The great question to be decidec, is, whether the government shall again be administered upon the- sound republican principles inculcated and set forth by those who" it__01! whether it shall remain Is of corrupt rncl irresponsible agents, who bid open the( popular voice, and recognize no rule of nation, but their awn will. And- the. grand alternative is riow before the peo- ple. If they desjre to see Hie state govern- ment once more administered according to1 the ancient and iisagqs they c csire to have the popular, yoiee heairc and -respecttid, and tile affuirs guided by thdsc. who look uponthemschfes as the agents not the masters ofthe in rsHort, they are opposed to that des- measure of the federal to promote the interests of the. few at the experseofthc course is plain. They have but to rjityy under Iflie broad banner of de- mocracy, and give their undivided sup-' port to the Peoples candidate, and 'all' will be well. In.his former political career they have the brightest evidence, of his eminent qualifications to admp- ister the governmen. upon the whole- some principles of genuine" democracy. Such has been his p'o.itl.cal cbuj-.se, -tnat even his worst encm .es have pelled to re'spect it. They have bjen driven to'the 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, -he still stands before .hisf countrymen-.un- sullied and unsca ;hei..-T-bold in consci- ous innocence. t If, on the -hand, the People 'de- sire to retain inl powsr the irresponsible agents who now wield the destinies off wish the Statje to groan under the enalrmous weight jof a- heavy and increasing state they; aVp satisfied with such rulers as. give. -Iheir Unqualified sanction to tlie'lcathp -some doctrines ofatpjition and [ama'lga-; willing still longer to! ruled by the absolute domination ofr :orrupt a faction as has ever existed! the bosom of a Jlepublic since the darkest days.6f ROTICS degeneracy, ur-, ged and goaded on by a relentless and desperate monied couif.se is equally plain. They have buttb re- elect present incumbent and their desires will be fully accomplished. re-election of Joseph Ritner would in- deed b.e the triumph of Federalism, of Bank-whiggism, and Abolition. But we do not believe the -If lie we; part one of 'the delegates owii another, i I From the Allegheny Democrat. -t NATION OP. A DELECA.TJ; Eft 3M WASHINGTON'-1 To MY FELIOW war ,9 cr ip (to his ,itors" 4 u. vvoouwaru, 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 Wke triumphant proof his good character, ant} have executed many heavy jobs of laws. Thus, the charg winvr kA frittnd in tVwa _ Tl7j.-i. iVtft TiCUV6r' ATilU f tot tne uc propcrtv, ted i to he A rumpa ooe s goo caracer, 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 vtiebutonc in own, Township, on the Reading Rail Road, on the Tio. vltt ofthe and was elected arr ember 6f the Legis- lowin w is in the the Tide Water Ca. recently on the William- sport and Elmira Rail Road. They _ _lk lir j words: records that instead of s, for this use of coqptyhow tion. They wish to retain 'the power in their own hands, and they cab do it, and will dp it in despite of all Opposi- 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 unaouoiea navdd -i f i can and WILL ph overly foe, It 'was i-itimated ,a t vil. ainous abuse of tjnvby certain of the Ritner ...___ _ in the ConveirtiOnj Ul radoiled upon th'eir own He left your produced a precisely contrary e county in 1808, when his exceller-t t.iat they father was oppointed Surveyor Genera rebuke to Benedici bf Pennsylvania under the ladministra'- tiion of Gov. Snyder. t' In 1812 he left Lancaster and remot- to Barre Forge, in-Huntingdon epiinty. I was then u member of the: S'ejs'ate, intimate in his father's family, and often consulted hy him about his 'removal to Huntingdon.: this period, and from that time to the the exception of two years1 "or Ritner and: was chosen one; of the residence in'WiiksbaiTe, (from 1816 to Ritner delegates for isis) I was a constant conventionin this ciiy- thej Courts in Huntingdon -'On inst. I did attend and took I In Mr. Porter formed a part- my.seat i i conventioTi. I rifirship with Edward. B. Patton, in tlie 'a-repetition of the charges against Iron business at Sligo Forge, and sub- and! after sequently sold out to his partner. Pat- EJiddring t subject, I was firmly' ton conducted the business about a andj sincerely impressed with the.bqjief ]-ear, became-embarrassed, and ulti- the charges were-false" and cor- niately 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 !iad been invested in 'the. works, and. sachamo t contemptible and jecame responsible for the de_bts -of, pled ?atton and Porter. These debts, were i much reflection, I am of opinioa that to be and shiould been paid byj t ie best i nterests of oar Edward B. Patton. Iri February 1810, i be endancered, ifnot the reditorrs of the late firm, drove Mr.', success of Jeseph Ritner. Porter !to the last resort foretgo for r nate debtor, I was the worthy the of his ig General Porter. Itaat time there was nota whisper against t ROBERT 'f I f ;