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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - October 07, 1865, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMet to fellow we Are of to eve of another election. Important because of the living issues it slake. We have gained Victory in the Field shall we surrender it it the polls we have democratic party shall succeed at tue polls while it reeking with the filth and slim of official corruption f do their soft Wor 5 Otto eur with which it has enshrouded itself nod see the living naked carcass of disunion we do Dot say tint to democratic party were in favor of disunion in preference to Pence hint would suit them. Thy out preferred vol. Iii. 7, 1865, disunion to n of the War. Under he garb of peace they endeavoured to Brink Down the War for the Union. They Hud n holy horror for War. It is indeed terrible but it seems by Range to us Tufit a party could have each to Pui Nance to War who could endorse infamous Ostend manifesto a bin of cart Bluit in the a than have slavery abolished in the Island of should by justified in wresting her from Spain oven it it the Cost of War. the War our people and eat out their no Homes made desolate by War no thousands of scarred nod maimed heroes to Eucile our sympathy do necessity for suspending the writ of Hareas Corpus no infringing upon the Freedom of speech or of the press and finally no occasion for be democratic party to make a record is Black so the negro himself. But instead of taking Arica stand they gave the evenly All the Aid Ond Comfort they possibly at the Eomme oco f Tutei of telling Tolj they Hud no Cav of far be they Pentti avoid to convey the and they did so pretty of Lully that if the republicans to yield. To the South am us _ f the d Southern Poplo were compelled in i a it of their rights to raise it stand re nud the Union us it were they in of not Cue single democratic favor of the Constitution As it aim woul the a Nisei in deft Nee Oft be Livy vainly attempted to incorporate ill its air we believe nearly provisions Tho principle that there can be tub Tel appear cd in the a. Now Bear what the no. Say the persistent any Coro Pionte to property in Man and by. It constitutional Cutty Liuio tit infernal curse of i y of fraud Hail to slavery or portion of our do to make main. Vav As it they in favor of the Union when the chairman of to trip state issued i my drat a the Jit Ploof Pennsylvania not to a come excited for within two years at least tin Montgomery Constitution would come Tal inv us Lor or lie should Heivi Soi Nethig to say in its of Jivu. Were they in favor of the Union is it when under certain Ces they we re in Livor of calling coven to Ditc Riwe Willi Lio ill our lot Ihn uld clan r yield any concessions to do anything by word or deed to conciliate Tho Southern states is but the result of s conspiracy to Foge War of to Nina them. But let not the editors of the Tribune Iny the flattering unction to their own souls or to to souls of their that this War will Cou Sutil to the South. Far from it. It will rage at the North and no state will from it. How soon it might be carried into the streets of ibis City none Cost whither will Tjom jowl i. Cry the North and East mis of the we card democrats say that they preferred the Mott Tom cry i to our own or it was Ury explicit upon tin slavery question. When they could Hind and rivet Mure firmly the i lit leis to Bill i mud Lour millions of human beings a soil of a constitutional enactment nud Toht ii they found that in the Constitution was altered at nil it would be Fin the intercut of Atid Lili inanity it Lutvi and Only thru Ali a could Khout Ivis for the in in is mul the Union As it m7 Hen the conflict begins to Sti Ribern Flnoy upon Large Svaip Norfy tid support of tie North the would be sure to Anarch non the free and thus Fri Jet of carnage would take Planco in uni Jet w As do imly believe that rather than live had tin put Down lib Force of Aims the Union to Lytis rest i led and Sla Verv a they would have seen on country Lush Juto t Froff in it or an i Lii to Ltd Tiki it Ami Evary Union Man its else Why did Thiv Nim Fesl Ith Strong to Siy to nil measures hit i govern i lit Ailo Jitt in Lor lie i j j n Osmon of the rein Ilioiu i opposed to the Tiyunn Cecii Jolk a the Grovein Niento which of tried us Ali Migit the War if twin ind to the rebellion Gippri s were Uliey so determined in re Sis Aiice to Llie. Why did a bowl m mob riot the streets of new Vor fair Alvo or three Djivas burning and it Foi Init a top try a nth murdering peo Why did they secrete deserters an advise evry Man who wus liable 1o n draft to lie is country wily were they won to copy Rendale Street Corners to read will evident sati faction the sickening de tails of Union aim Why did the conceal Iceni solves us void or of Union and there a Jive. Vent to their despondency and console themselves with the Hope that god always prospers the therefore the South Cim never do you believe the Mesa of the demo Tir Atic party wished to have the rebellion More should calculate upon Large i we Ulley Piid support from the North in there had to can no Given that they Nii Glit rely upon the democratic party of the North Luicir of Cicada in war4is Well fas m . Why were the editors of the i Herald to cart Tiu Tiit army _ would maidu upon the free states they Toubl less Ren Contd from the fact that the had Beun entirely stripped Trio ugh our land. If they had taken a firm stand for to Union if they bad plainly told the Southern people that if they re mined in the Union would stand shoulder to them in the Halls of a ingress or out of it fighting for their rights but1 if it withdrew from the Union if they set up the Standard of Bvrd under the assumed in rare of a cession they mom abide the tha North would be n unit in support of tace for Tho Union roust and Shaw be of they had this stand there would have been rebellion to debt no taxation no but Why Muhilly proof s we might fill pages with extracts show ing Tut complicity of Northern democrats Wii Southern gaitors. Their. Record is made up. They stood Forth us tie apologists of the slave Holder s Rebi Sliwi Ito defenders of he Tinli it very. We to the polls this fall under Circum to Uteri by different from those which our Opp Lueela wished to us. The Ling of our fathers still streams from our inst Heidi Gunthr Nisbet and t . We Call now indeed truly Sav that it floats o or the land of the free and the Homo of the no Robert Toombs is culling the Roll of Bis slaves from beneath the Shadow of Benber Bill. No slave a is and auction blocks disgrace our inn but every one who breathes the pore air of can Jojn in the Joyful cry of Freedom. Are a re suited people. On Flag flits in Triumph from the Penobscot to Tai Rio Grunde Atlantic to the Pacific. No stars Piid Bare Are flu tiling defiantly nod mockingly to the to a volts no in girly few Fihma in the morn ing Sun or red with the blood of Brothers the War Clouds Are and the Bright Sun of peace a streaming upon us though her rays Are somewhat obscured by the. Norv passions of umbilicus men but when sowl in nil her Pearly effulgence re shall lots lip her the More for the woe and desolation that has stalked through throughout our Long and bloody ult weird und is the motto we inscribe on our banners and we shall Endeavor to place our country upon he Pinnacle of National greatness which we a Lieve the god of heaven Una erected for Ier mud when we behold for the inst time be dying rays of the setting Sun our Pray saturday oct. I Lett sol l. Eoo eks editor. For auditor general. Tiff leg. Oem. S. F. Hate ant of Mok Toomey co Sty. For Surveyor general tool Jacob m. Campbell of Cambria cod nov. Fuk ski 8iuejtt judo h. W. Williams of Tioga. For senator weaken Cov vles of m Kean. Fob Assembly John Brooks of Cameron co. For commissioner a. P. Brewer of Norwich to. Fok att Tor s. Ten set . , of Ceres to. For Toroker _ or. E. C. Olds of Keating to. The late county Contention the following gentlemen were selected a committees to scr we issq8 Oor paper this weak in Advance of the snal time and Only a half Sheet Fec Anae we want to reach All our in scribers before next tuesday. We fear the Union men of m Kean do not realize the in Poi Tance of the coming election. A few hours More and the question will be decided whether that party which Toosi by the government and saved it from the rain which was threat ened it band daring the past four years Halll continue at the Helm to guide the ship of state safely through the Breakers of dilation and reconstruction which now threaten it or whether the Helm Eltah be Given up to politicians Hal Lenera for Yoor election District and furnish in to limn of the Nual Kurs. 4th. Make a list of the in voor town Khz fun ii eee that every Union voter in at the polls before 3 o clock km., election Day. Committees. H Holcomb Julium Hodges James Wood. D Norton Lorenzo Drake j e i Blair. Daniel Peabody Nelson Hackett. G Tamer 5 w Campbell d Beelor Oscar Carpenter a t Carden. Campbell. John Beman o w Bliss Monroe Globins of l h Burlingame Davolt Martin w surly h t a tilt a t bar Bank. O Tony g w Kowen Jon hoop. S Becele Orrin to Shang William Sironer. W Brewer w c Dickinson c p Rice. Baldwin jr., Jahn blink j a banker. A poster boobs or d w Howard Tutun. Rebels Worth and Sontz will take Cornago. Being a a majority in the Southern states they will soon get control of their state governments and then with the assistance of Northern copperheads Uliey will soon be Able to control the National government. This is their their Hope. With this state of things How Long would it be before the slave Driver s audacity and insolence would become As potent As in former years How Long before we would begin to hear again in the Halls of Congress of Northern mud Sills and Greasy mechanics Union men of Mckean county if you want stick a state of things to exial remain in a state of apathy unit tuesday night next and Yon Wil have performed your share in accomplishing it to Appeal to you to make every Effort to get out the Vot i and All will be Well. Give monday and Ticsay to your Coo Fry and yo1 will have the satisfaction of knowing that the Union ticket is triumphal and the country sate. Joseph Barnes. Biog Mulliken. George Annis l Tance. W Brown w j will Llma she Wilt forever Sund there 8 Reacon Light to the oppressed of every inn. And fellow citizens when the record f out deeds is made up when it a inscribed Pon the living pages of history do we wish to Linic it said of us of tit we and do Uipi in the regeneration of on tent we either stood Biss Lessly Feung Nkiru like Deodor living i tit Uva our country has d glorious butt the pen before Ber Apt Blind must tie the Tylnn int read the Arigno of the by no list Loose from s party Jabat bus one All it the government my enter the ranks of that party tint will tend in history As the successful Champion f human rights while the acts of the dem a critic party will Only be recorded with bathing Nad contempt. U. Charley Rhodes is brushing no tie Steeple of the Baptist Church. It eeds it very much. S3t look sharply after desert Are and led adlers next toe Adny. Sew a in the bst0km8. The following gentlemen have been seeded by the county committee to mail the election returns of their several townships to the subscriber is Goon As counted t h. Taylor. T. Newell k. King. Turner d. We new. Comp Ali. W. Berlins Jame. 0. L. He Nib. J. Cole Jorove. J. M. Baldwin. Mertio. Kieler. Three who live off the lines of in ii i outes Are requested to make u Little Effort to Send the the nearest p. O., so int they to vile this place As curly a wednesday evening. L. Rogers cd n Union county com. Admitted to the Bab. On thursday of not week on motion of Hen. It. Brown w. W. Brown Esq., of this place was admitted to practice Hirw it the Beveryl courts of this county. Or Brown is n Young Man of Fine of industrious habits and of unquestionable integrity. He is certain to occupy a leading position at the bar within a very few years. Taxes. Would cull attention to the notice of p. Ford Esq. U. S. Deputy collector for this Thosa who do not pay their taxes Ouon will be compelled to pay to percent additional. He will be at Emporium on tuesday and october gout although the t. A it Vino some of our Copperhead friends would like to gent the truth to reference to the Exchange o prisoners during the late War. They Tuny not have forgotten that they could Noi abuse our government too Tinich rot nol effecting an that the rebel government had made every reason Able proposition but that our government would accept of none without the were included in the Cartel. Capt. C. C Moses of Eldred township who bad the Benefit or Hebel hospitality some Twenty months in Libby Salisbury Macon Fec. Happened to be present on one occasion when judge Duld the Fieber commissioner of made a statement on the above Point which he will communicate to any Copperhead who Feela disposed to listen to it to Bis Benet s Content. If the testimony of an old dem oct like capt in t a Good authority for decent men even in they do incline to Copperhead we then we dont know where to look for it. Secret the Field the dts meow a cd tub Friend h. C. Simpson Esq. Of Annin township is agent for this county for the above work by Richardson the Trionne correspondent. It is ones of the most thrilling narratives Ever written and should be in every Library. We shall speak further of it or. Simpson is also agent for the Anle of Raymond s life of Lincoln in Keating town bib. We Are indebted to Lieut c. J. Tubbs of the 68th regiment for a copy of be Lexington Vul Gazette. To read t one would imagine that the rebellion was not crushed but Only squeezed b Little and a Little provocation from Moat any Quarter would cause it to break out More rampant than Ever. Why the sold Lara Jura in support the forty. Because it opposed the War from he i Lomg to Eod be Cense it Sosta roed the rebel Causa throughout. Because it eulogized he leaders states men and armies of the foe. Because h never rejoiced Over Day of our Union victories. Because it waa Ravar Iab y pleased with rebel triumphs. Because it seat men from the North to join tie rebel armies. Because two leading democratic politicians of new York were commanding generals in the rebel Lov Ell and a Ratavus a Smith. Because the democratic National convention in 1864 pronounced by Ita plat Voiro the efforts of our soldiers in the War Only because the democratic state Conven Tion of Pennsylvania in 1805, by its plat form pronounced the War a because the democratic papers slandered the sanitary commission which was seeking to provide for the wants and com forts of Tho soldiers. Because the party endeavoured to increase the Cost of the War to the utmost possible extent in order to break it Down and let the enemy succeed. Because the party defended the rebel government in its refusal to Exchange Oor prisoners. Because the party defended those who murdered oaf prisoners at Andersonville and other daughter pens. Because the party adopted every rebel tale of outrage alleged to have been committed by our troops during the War. Because the party magnified Oil these alleged outages and endeavoured to make the Bol divers responsible for them. Because the party slandered every Union general who was in Active sympathy with the object of the War. Because it tried to make the world be Lieve that the rebel soldiers were better and braver than ours. Because it eng Geraled our forces and diminished those of the enemy in every conflict in order to Moke that our triumphs were merely the1 result of numbers and not of skill braver Jajor Good fighting. Because it refused Loaid in enabling the to Vole. Because when he did vote it slandered him by representing him a voting Only Uress or to please his officers. Because it repeatedly sought to nullify the heroic struggles of our soldiers by cry ing out for a Compromise with the rebel. Because it underrated the results of All oar victories because it doubled and trebled our losses in every Battle to order to depress the pub Lic mind and Force a peace. Because it Villi led Arabam Lincoln and praised Jefferson Davis. Because it sought to plunge us into a foreign War in order us Render efforts of our soldiers useless in the civil conflict. Ant Triem. Copps Bead 0pintos of prb3ibbht last a rather Amus ing to see the Copperhead press extolling president Johnson for statesmanship Sod purity of character when Only last year immediately after his nomination for vice president such sentiments As the following which appealed in new York work could be found in every Copperhead paper of the god. To speaking of the ticket nominated at Baltimore the world said the Only Merit we discover in the Baltimore ticket a the Merit of consistency it is All of piece the Tail does not same the Send nor the Bead so me the Tail. A Buffoon and a Boorish tailor Joth from the Backwoods both growing up in uncouth ignorance they Woom afford Joha Brooks. The lock havea Bep Mican pays following jut Tribote to John Tooka of Cameron county of for to endorse Sreuy of in and so. Will every Parson who knows or. Brooks. Or. Faso wed known . Ibe District that we deem it hardly Neces sary to introduce him to our renders. He a a Platti practical of most sense and Superior Telb Gynce. Versed a the Teg Stetson of this a particularly conversant with the wanta of ibis a Tiou and possesses the tact and sagacity to so secure for Bis constituents whatever attention their interests May de Mand of the Fegi Latare As Well As to Aidra carrying oot the great enterprises which a peal to the Public spirit of every citizen of the Commonwealth and which Yot need the sleepless Vigo Snoe of every to prevent them from absorbing too much of the Power and influence of the state. The rapid development of wealth in the Oil regions has opened a new Field of enter and will Call for a new class of legis lation. The Money no easily gained will be lavishly expended to procure which ought not to be granted. It a there fore of the big Besl importance that Temeo we choose to represent us in the legislator3 should be both shrewd and and a this respect John Brooks has no Superior in Sam District we want men to sit in oar legislature who have not Only purity enough to resist the of bribery but bold Ness enough to expose it and of such is John Brooks. His business As an extensive denier in lumber has made him in Milinor with the people All Hlonia the River and throughout the counties which be would he not Only knows but symph Tizes with and partakes of their wants and Bis purely Republican Bobita and impulses will ensure the symph Utby of the masses and most certainly lend to his election. A Oval All in times of political Vag Abond ism we should attach import acc to the attitude our candidate maintained in ring the late civil War. Always True to his country be never War red in the Day which preen pouted it deadly contest Between its friends nod those who nought its destruction. He Alwn right and never filtered in Bis to the Good Canso nor Ever relaxed his efforts a its be half. John Broolls can be trusted in every re Spect and if elected will worthily represent a Loyal virtuous and intelligent constituency. _ Dera Corncie of this senatorial District Timve nominated or. S. Richard peal of Clinton for senator. Or. Peale is Only known to oar people a oae of the gentlemen who came to Wells Boro after Seymour s election in 1862, and bad a very hard he also is said to have toasted Jeff Davis. Or. Pence is one of those harmless pleasant whose Forte is annotated Poma Tum. He commenced with that not succeed and tried in too ranch for5 to and Nooft de Fer the Law did throw Tubaj head he. Sires to try legislation. Not any thank you. Rose Hill Cem Terv the following gentlemen were chosen Trua tees of the Ilose Hill cemetery on Mon. Day evening last s. Sartwell president b. D. Treasurer. A. N. Taylor p. Ford h. Hamlin. The Democrat for last Oral has not yet made its appearance. Be prepared for a considerable wholesale lying in the Issue which will probably make its appearance before election Dav. Subject for o Nal iric might cower note them in Nch strains As Dean Swift bestowed on Whiston and Dit ton or aristophanes on that Servile Dema Gogue hyper Clem. B3t the new York observer in an Able Church music by its senior editor thas Speaks of the Mason Hamlin Obi net Organ hem we have an Organ. Sweet solemn Sot Coroas and Gand with our eyes shut Yon cannot distinguish its sound from that of the pipe Oran itself t effective and Beautiful As to. Meet he desires of the most refined and Fanti i ins nod a All thai is needed to any Church Democrat of Union nominee for senator this District Calls him a says Black Dir text Bis nomination. We do not pre tend to know the Kriewa of our no dilate any More the we e Donal not be would be new tvs ready to to those who Are canons to know them and respectfully for them. But the Public will be at a loss to perceive what bearing he sentiments on these abstruse philosophies Lave upon he fitness for to Senate. Will the Democrat inform its readers what kind of spirits were Eon Solu a by Bis friends in their Nomi antics of senator was it or or rot got f this a proc tidal question and one about which the Pnat c May i Orlf feel Haven Republican. Get the Bucks county says a at Monic Nti so 09 gome expressions used by colonel Davis in a Public speech Rood full at tie tavern of e. , in that place. He is represented to have Wii a on but oco wifi of Abrahna Lincoln m re elected to the choir take my Woid for it will be the last you will Ever have o vote for a f resident Hoftke United this Corres exactly with other sentiments publicly by colonel Dacia be and left the Smiy with the course of by paper while he was still in the service. His own declarations tint to stunts opon the politic no platform As Frank Hughes. William b. Rcd and other deadly opponents of the War for Union and Freedom. His position is As for As Poai Ible removed from that of the Gallo it Hurt not. Who never professed one set of principles a the Field Wiki doing by Best to est Bitiah. The opposite policy of Home

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