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Warren Ledger (Newspaper) - June 27, 1884, Warren, Pennsylvania LEDGER THIRTY-FIFTH FUOM THE D. June 21, 1884. From our Regular I begin to think that it will make but very little difference who the Democratic nominee at Chicago will or where he comes for he is going to be elected The revolt against Blaine and Logan has already two weeks after the penetrated every portion of the and evoked trom the decent portion of grand old party an universal cry for a There was not among the baker's dozen of Republican dates before the Chicago any one man so positively bad as yet there would have been open and bold re- bellion against the selection of the best of because of the old feud which has finally effected a hopeless disruption of the Granting that New York cannot agree upon the presentation of a there seems to be sentiment enough outside of the State to make a selection for and the choice cannot out fall upon Governor nest to stand for all that is to be sought in the way of a reformation of our political I suppose that John Logan's military record is not to be and I don't know that anybody desires to question but in these piping times of peace we naturally inquire something about the record of men who arrogate to themselves a claim to leadership ia civil gan had no sooner entered into public life than he began to precipitate his family and friends upon the public and his family was the largest that has been known since the days of He has quartered upon the military and civil list a horde of political cormorants larger than any Senator or Representative was ever responsible for and has adroitly cultivated the friendship of each ing administration to the extent of ing the patronage not only of his own State but of the whole wherein he has made places for that never satiated host of nestled in the ofthe R. It ia with this record that Logan now goes before the people of this great country asking to be given the second highest position in the Government in which the opportunities of an increased patronage are the sole inducements for his ready of the The Senate has had a genuine sensation this and probably the last of the It was an emeute between the massive of and Father of in which it is conceded that the conceited Ingails came off second The interpolation of the Record that Ingails charged upon amounted to even if and it only shown that Ingails was attempting to gain a little cheap notoriety as a Senatorial in selecting for his victim one whose age at least should have shielded kim from a public insult of this It is though not at all that Congress will adjourn in the early part of Should the House at once take up the business that the Senate has pre- pared for and which has Deen on the Speaker's table for six it can rush it through and adjourn by that But there seems to be a disposition on the part of both Senators and Representatives to await the action of the coming Democratic iu order to inject a few dred campaign speeches into the and have them printed and circulated as Government I wrote to you sometime since about the failure of the and that it was a bad one all It turns that the scoundrelism connected with this failure is a complete discount upon the and ruin has been wrought upon many a poor widow and orphan whose money was confidingly lied up in the hands of these aristocratic The and had clerics of the United Slates Supreme Court since the foundation of the Government up to the time of the death or three of D. W. who left his son D. W. an ample gathered through the means of an clastic conscience and a constructive When the younger Middleton started his he sot successor of his father in the to do banking with deposit the court's so. is now a The Government of is a as nothing in Washington can become bankrupt without involving the but as the sum is a trifle over we consider it something of a lucky let off. If this failure is not worthy of the attention of a I protest against the arrest and punishment of panel thieves or JUNE 27, 1884. NUMBER FORTY F: E. THE RASCALS All the departments at Washington have recently furnished examples of the tion which taints every branch of the public These illustrations have been supplied by officials who held im- portant and had stood high in the Republican household as of the purest The stealings of Burnside are now traced back through eight t nobody has yet reached an knowledge of their aggregate Burnside began operations in the year of the Great when was in its last months of official He stole from the contingent from ths salary and from the proceeds of the sale of furniture and waste paper intrusted to the disbursing Robert C. lately disbursing officer of the Department of turns out to be a defaulter for a large in the very sanctuary oi Daniel formerly chief and Edward 0. disbursing officer of the Bureau of Medicine and have been engaged for years la swindling the Navy Department by lent and this has done by collusion with O. D. disbursing agent of the Bureau of Engraving and was caught in malfeasance and allowed to re- John lately United States Marshal of the Western District of grabbed according to the testimony before the Springer The Internal Revenue service is crowded with and vicious officials who abuse power to make and who make the Government odious by corrupt The Indians are openly robbed in the name of enlightened Congress creates a national park for the recreation of the and the Interior Department converts the benefit into a These and similar are ping out all over the They furnish striking proofs of the rottenness of the public and of the absolute necessity of heroic treatment iu order to save our imperilled alarming feature these ments is that ninety-nine cases out of a hundred the thieves are men who have been held in and have used their long experience in office to swindle the Treasury by artful and daring devices which were encouraged by loose bility and a general The Civil Service Reform act is a tive protection for these If side or any of his confederates had been removed from office before their stealings were there not have been a howl of indignation from the reformers who advocate a life term of Investigations and exposure have failed to provide a remedy for these In- have too often been perverted from their intention by sinster Venal officials are indifferent to because they know too many secrets to be in fear of punishment or of A complete change in the administration of the Government offers the only prospect of real Nothing but the overthrow of the Republican party will ever reveal the hidden crimes of the last twenty years oi corrupt Sun. MEN OF THE TIMES 15. HEADED WHAT SIDE JUDGES WERE CHEATED The following is from for We merely give it for something to laugh and not for the purpose of antagonizing the With the institution of residents at this end of the State have been made most familiar in recent years through a flagrant failure of Justice in where the small-fry politicians holding those positions overrule the and the author of a by political escaped with a nominal A good old judge in Western New now gone over to the a man of a goodly and and to used to a professional contempt for these which he did not always On one memorable occasion his honor had been dining and when the afternoon session of the court opened was decidedly incapable of holding the balance of justice anything a steady lie was sufficiently aware of his condition to adjourn the court and send for his to as lie tossed to tossed to while descending from the his two colleagues kindly escorted It was not an easy task to boost a jurist of so much helpless avoirdupois in through the carriage but the task was to the great relief of all hoarsely murmured the as he sank back upon his I know what a created shide THE WHO THE Stephen B. Elkins has been a of the Republican candidate for the James G. about eleven To him among but perhaps chiefly to Mr. Elaine's nomination iu the early period of the balloting in the late Republican Convention at Chicago is He was the head and front of a movement in favor of Mr. Elaine's which had great force throughout the proceedings of the and and was early thought to be but not the less required to be conducted with vigilance and good judgment in order to make certain of success against the possible and the strength of the interest supporting the candidature of President Mr. Elkins was a power in the Our subject ia an Ohio born in Perry in the year 1841. He was graduated at the University of in 1860, and immediately set about preparing for the profession of the His admis sion to the bar of Missouri took place in 1864. In the latter part of the same year he removed to New and opened an Two years later he was elected to the Legislature of that and the same year became its Having held this office two years he be- came United States Attorney for the by appointment of President When General Grant became Mr. Elkins was one of the few officers retained in his In 1873 Mr. Elkins resigned his and in the fall of the next year was elected a member of the House of He was re-elected in 1875, while absent in and did not know of it until after landing iu New During his first term in Congress he became acquainted with Mr. This proved to be the beginning of the intimate and ship existing between At the ration of bis second term in Congress Mr. Elkins remained about a year in and then removed to New where he still lie was married in 1675 to a daughter of Senator H. G. of West Six children have been born to the the youngest of a boy of three bears the honored name of Mr. Elkins lias been a member of the Republican National Committee eight but no part in the politics of New York lie is an indefatigable servant of and never was more in earnest than His estimate of Mr. Elaine's ability and character is of the and Lc has no doubt at all of his It remains to be thai Mr. Elkins is a man possessing ample The area of his estates in York places him among the largest of the United As ilic he is a man of gigantic health nary The probability is that his part as a public man will be even more conspicuous in the future than in the in case that it which is devoutly hoped lie will not CON V C E ED IX S S. June 24, 1881. Delegates to the Democratic County Convention met in the Court at at The Convention was culled to order C. Chairman County in the A. S. Temporary Credentials of the delegates from the different Boroughs and Townships called for with the following W. Rick P. Columbus Lyman James Jacob Samuel Fred M. William S. Daniel Nie V. C. W. C. Erastus B. J. G. B. James Leon R. John H. E. J. Roger J. D. W. D. Pine C. J. C. L. J. P. John E. D. Sugar P. J. O. F A. Spring E. Curtis William P. J. P. bomb Joseph W. J. D. E. Con John Frank James Columbus C. E. Hiram K. N. N. M. J. Luther Clarendon Andrew E. A. T. W. L. A. C. John W. G. Moved and seconded that J. P. of Sugar be elected permanent Chairman of the After a few remarks by the Chairman the Convention was fully organized by the election of the following permanent and W. G. The following adopted at the Warren Borough were pre- sented by W. G. On motion they were unanimously adopted by the That the delegates to the County Convention be instructed to present and urge the adoption of the following That the Committee of the Democratic party of Warren County shall hereafter consist of a Chairman and three members at ta be chosen by the County and of one member from each election district in the who after the year 1884, be chosen by the democratic electors of such district at the same time and in the same manner as Hie delegates to the County Convention are That the delegates present in this Convention from each election dis- shall choose the district member of the County Committee for the present That in case of vacancy from any cause the same shall be filled by the County Unanimously On W. G. Trunkey was elected Chairman of the County and B. F. P. H. Swain and Eben were elected members at Moved and seconded that Mr. Radeker act as delegate from After some discussion the name of Mr. Wood was Motion Moved and seconded that where a gation is not fully represented the delegate from such district shall cast the full vote of the Letter of 0. V. that his name should not be used as a date for and recommending the name of F. was read to the Un motion Hiram Andrews was by for following names were presented to Convention for Commissioners D. Joseph Clinton and Philip delegates to Joseph Clinton ariel Philip having a of all the voles the di- them On motion were made On was nominated by acclamation for District On G. W. nominated by acclamation for Register and A. S. and Fay were nominated for On motion E French wab nominated for Jury On motion C. W. R. Radeker was as member of the State On motion C. H. Noyes was endorsed as the choice of the Convention for member of Congress from this On the Convention J. P. C. W. G. I ASSAULTS on the personal record of Hon. G. Blaine and Gen. John A. I have already commenced on the part of the 1 democratic This is an democratic arc only printing the historical facts about Blaine and as presented by republican papers before their FARM AND LAWN FARM LIV E STOCK Aim at larger crops on Jess H. has new Italian bees are really thau A well-fed horse seldom suffers from the hot Poultry should not be kept in the dry during rainy Cut timothy midway between blooming and ripening Black or red shingles are better than white oak ones because less liable to The dandelion should not be objected to by for it both honey and Cattle like prickly and it will keen up the milk flow as well ns Above all else sec that chickens have a good place to roost and lay in the year Such a place needs to be and well A Hundred White Grubs Killed at A single male from one to two hundred eggs in the soil during May or In two these ii to little white grubs which con- to increase in size and live for if not seasons proving to be most destructive to the roots of useful It is impossible to compute the damage done by the progeny of one beetle during the years they in the grub Any who is acquainted with its general should sec: the importance of sparing no pains to kill as many beetles during the season as It would pay to encourage the children to destroy them by laying a premium on dead ones of say halt a cent or a cent For killing this both in its beetle and the crows and robbing help should be counted as Skunks also destroy great numbers of and on this account might be thought better of. Hens and turkeys are also helpers in ing the if given a when Ike laud is being plowed and AND Provide brush for Get the soil for celery Herbs should be gathered as they com- mence dry in Raspberry and blackberry shoots be stopped at four teet In trained grape vines all canes that do not show two or more clusters of fruit should be The Cherry and Pear this month and next an eye should be kept for the appearance of this brown pest which appears on the upper surface of the soon using them up aava a- of- wood or even earth dust prove to be effective if applied several times in The first brood that appears is followed soon after by a Strawberries from are easily raised by tiny one so and the young people may like the Crush ripe berries and mix the sued with Sow this mixture about a quarter of an inch cover with light and tread on the Keep moist and by fall some plants will have with being planted out will show a little fruit the next and give a good crop the year It would be a grand thing to raise new seedling that would excel the and some day it will be FLOWERS AND TIIK Pinch back winter blooming plants Blooming need plenty Mow the lawn often but don't set the knife too low in dry Cannas and caladiums like 11 very rick with frequent and have no objections to liquid To kill the loathsome that infest lose bushes at this dust the foliage when wet witli lime or powdered Summer Pruning of one who has seen both must admit shrubs that are kept pruned handsomer than kinds that flower before and on the old can best be treated to immediately after the late curly in the There is no need of cutting away much each but if pruning has never attended to it may be well to be a little severe the first In vigorous plants any mutilated will soon be improved by the new The four or six weeks commencing with the of June this little ashen yellow also known incorrectly as die troubles the and some other and depredation at times assume a very serious for Cowers and fruit fail a prey to its The worct about it is that all common in ing other insect not to one at known to them is them oil the plants oi j on cloths and speedily ing these together and consigning Uie catch to scalding water or the image it if inin this may prove a paying employment at this Ax Indian on being he was doing some some and you on the k much do they stive you a but it is mighty THE man attends to 3ns ness is of a booner or SHERIDAN'S dictionary gives as the definition of of tlie
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