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J. C, IX) CI AN HARRIS, - Editor.
Official Organ ! tlie Unit Wtfc
Office In the -Standard" building, Eart side of
Fayettevllle Street. '
THURSDAY, SEPT. Btli, 1872.
NATIONAL EEPTTBIICAK TICXET.
Ulysses S. Grant,
Op Illinois. ;
FOR ' VICE-PRESIDENT :
Of Massactiusltts. '
FOB THE 8TATX AT L1BOK
IttAItCXS EnWIITt,of Duncomb.
S.WITL F. PHILLIPS, of TFake.
Corrected reports from 4(5 counties, in
West Virginia, give Jacob, Ind., 3,206 ma
jority, forty-one counties give 1,090 ma
jority for the Constitution. Eight counties
are to bo heard from on Governor's vote,
and thirteen on the Constitution. Jacob is
elected, and it is thought the Constitution is
ratified by 2,000. - )
1 . i.
Nearly 3,000,000 of letters went to the dead
letter office last year. Of these, more than
400,000 wanted stamps, 50,000 had Imperfect
directions, and 3,000 were put into the post
office without any address at all. These let
ters contained $92,000 in cash, and over $3,
000,000 in drafts, checks, Ac..- The dead let
ters contain, on an average, $1 each. -, t
It Is stated that Governor Curtin, of Penn
sylvania, has avowed himself in favor of
the re-election of General Grant, i He will
Contest vs. Contest. -Democrats
say the Legislature
will contest the election of CaldwelL
Suppose it should i turn out " that Cald- j
wel) contests 'the
ground that it is not a legally constltu-
teq.Legialature not having the requi
site; number of membersend that the
apportionment under, which Hhe late
election was held was premature, and
so Unconstitutional and wholly unau
thorized r i ... -. .
tion. Such alion would breed blood
shed and revdution. Peace men will
readily underland that Mr. Greeley's
election will qsturb the peace of the
Ibscribers. ' . ;
Subscriptiorl . accompanied by the
cash, continuelo pour inl Our friends
are at work ! &Ve hope to double our
Weekly list diling the months of Sep-
m m . - --m m . 1
temDer ana uttober. Jiacn oi our sud-
and whatever influence x nave n sup- z. 13. Vance and Tipton ; M. W. Ran-
port of the party and; ite nominee& ;- gom and Schurz; T. J'. Jarvisand Ilin
Hon. William A. -ferry, vno -was ton ; David Coleman and Baxter rD.
M. Barringer alias Von Mol tke) and
Wood; T.'L. Clhiginan and Saunders;
uosianm Turner and Blumenburg,
with many others who might be named,
late a' Democratic candidate for j Con
gross in Western; Michigan, refuses to
suDDort Greeley- aud;iadyocatesi the
nomination of a , straight Democratic
ticket. In a recent letter, f alluding to
the Louisville Convention, he says: i
traversing the State from the sea-shore
to the mountains,4 belching forth their
V I still am daily receiving- interest venom, and vomiting their bile against
Isortli Carolina "Without a Leg-
' Hi. " islatnre.Y , v !': --'
J$e present for . discussion and the
consideration of the ! lawyers an article
in this movement.-From Ionia county
an earnest Democrat sent ' for twenty
posters that he. wants to circulate, and
I learn otherwise that the : sympathies
scribe rs can cotain one new subscriber
. ft. .a Ms t k. Vjtfl A M M Lit V A.
if they will try! A systematic effort or 0f tv. w Democrats are with us.' I
this kind would increase our list to ten hear very little now of denunciation;
thousand at an eirly day. It is of great The interest taken in it is formidable
Importance tQ W"bHean. papers
Isfcwhere, in which 'the writer takes shoa. d bewidely cited in every trict v f ; , , -. .-.
rrnVfl snflches innnortlncr CI rant an A Wil
x-x o ciauniicCi ,iu nuiwt m, i " i - . - . . . . . y j I
son during the campaign. He complains of thA position that the late election for wV- arepiauon ox ;-
members of the Legislature is null and
void, illegal, unauthorized and uncon
stUiitional: and the Governor Ss called
upon to issue his proclamation-for a
you THE CONGRESSIONAL PISTKlCTS:
1. Edward Hansom, of XtttI1.
U. William F. Loftin, of Lenoir.
4. Tltomaa BX. ArsT, of Orange. ; '
3 Henry TValert of Davidson.
6. Trilllam S. Drnam, of Lincoln.
7. James O. Haminf, of Bswas.
5. James 91. JTnstlce, of Kntherford.
Gem Grant never hu been defeat
ed. and be never will be." IJom.CE
Wlille asserting- the right of every
Republican to bis untrammeled cbolco
of a candidate for next President nn- I
til a nomination Is made, I venture
to suggest that Gen. Grant will be far
better qualified for that momentous
trust In ISra than be was In 1SGS."
IIorack Greelet, speech on 5tA:Jamiatyr
the manner in which Senator Cameron is
allowed to : control the patronage of Penn
sylvania, which Is the sum of his fault-finding
against the administration -' '
Reliable reports from all quarters of Ala
baraa represent the destruction of cotton by
the worms more thorough than ever before.
They have eaten the leaves and forms until
the fields are bare 'as after ' a frost. - The
naked condition of the plant reveals the
fact that the naturo'of the fruitage is not so
great as usual at this season;-Fears of a-
lmost universal bankruptcy among .the
L planters. ara pnfrta!npd. , Jio one expects
a crop equal to last year. , . " j .
The Chicago Interbcean, of the 29th, pub
lishes the following " . , 1 I ;
Nbw YOBK, August 27, 1872.
My Dear Sir: I was and am in favor: of
the Louisville movement. , Even the mere
profession of adherence to Democratic ideas
must soon disappear If without our marked
dissent tho party can be transferred
dead list. ' ,
newspapers in" &xh of the ninety-odd
counties, would add greatly to the. Re
publican Vote. j we have alluded to
this matter several times ; we do so
again because we desire to impress the
matter .unon oir friends. V One dollar
per year is a ve
nesV election of members of the General
Assembly, in that all. the seats are va
cant.- Bead the communication.
i f. ' . " :" i
:. ,i 7' ' ". C
r 'Whe New York Herald i3 the best
neicspapcr in the United States. It en
deavors to keep with the political, cur
rent, an'd is, always on - the winning
sraorrlt ."Is" Independent " Of - parties,
editorially; expressed, are sought after ... . ri0Pht
a m b.sb b m I B W Sft -w w v w
Those of our friends who have interest-
The Albany Prisoners.
The Ku. Kluxi- newspapers are grow?
Jng restiv because their ' allies in the
Albany Penitentiary have not ; been
turned loose,' to ;renew their avoca
tions, as early as they desire, and are
the Republican party but it ail failed
of its purpose and fell short of its mark,
and the envenomed shafts 1 rebounded
with crushing force,'! prostrating those
wnose nanas ;naa spea, tnemv Tney
now wriggle in c their siime' and filth
and to break the force of theirstunning
defeat cry out r fraud f;lraud 1 oontest!
contest! ' ;vfi!I&ilheyT:Weir
they themselves are , the .parties guilty
of fraud and that l if the ' election had
been conducted- fairly, even . in-( con
formity .withlthe infamous ;;electibn
law enacted', by .the late Democratic
Legislature, Cald welFs majority in-
y small sum for fifty- insinuatinj, jn their columns that Gov. stead of being two thousand, would be
Caldwell has stepped in between the iweniy inouana. . xes, go , on, cpmt
criminals and the .mercy seat. Verily the election .' as quick as you choose.
Governor Caldwell i3 a thorny in the Appoint ymir Ccountjr; comrnittees to
side of the Democracy. JSe keeps the examine the registrar; book's, charge
President from pardoning the Kii Klux them to' erase, insert, manipulate, a ta
and he kept Judge Merrimon from be- Wood, so as to answer your purposes,
two numbers ofn Weekly, papers-each
number' contamlhg twenty-eight col
umns of matt?pr r Ten tnousana sud-
scribers scattered throughout the differ
ent counties, would be of immense ser
vice to the Bepliblin cause. Again:
There are two Greeley electoral tickets in
Tennessee. -'. .. 'x,i:
Louisa Muhlbach has commenccxl writing
A lady has been admitted to the bar in
Santa Cruz, California. '
The fatal spotted fever prevails to some
extent in Vermillion county, Indiana.
v It is rumored that General Slocum will
- le the candidate of the New York Democ
. rncv for Governor. . 1 ;
V It is said that this year's corn crops in tho
Southwestern States will be sufficient for
f the next two years.
t ) i.ne impress uarioica, unionunaie wmow
of the ill-fated Maximilian of Mexico, is
:i reported dying in Germany.
Mrs. Horace Greeley's health continues
' to grow worse rapidly, and her physicians
think she cannot survive the year.
It Is said that the Rev. Mr. Spurgeon will
visit Brooklyn in the autumn as the guest
of Pr.Talmage, and will probably 'preach
for him In the Tabernacle.
: IUunia and China have fallen into a Jittle
snarl, and It Is not all Improbable that It
will result in a sanguinary measurement of
swords. - " : U'.
. Private letters from Mississippi from
well-In fopnod sources say that the Repub
licans will carry that State by about fifteen
A thorough investigation is to take place
in New York into the affairs and condition
not only of the Bloomingdale L.unatio'Asy-
lum, but of other asylums, both public and
Horace Greeley will leave New York for
another Eastern tour on September 10, pass
ing through Rhode Island, and delivering
the opening address at the Vermont State
Fair on the 20th. ;
Fears are entertained by the Spanish Gov
ernment of another insurrection . in the
provinces bordering on France, and prepa
rations are being made to promptly repress
any disorder which may occur.
The mercury ranged from 95 to 100 de
grees in , the shade at St, Louis for some
days past, and during the last three lays
over twenty cases of sunstroke havo occur
red, the majority of which were fatal.
A dispatch from Washington, Aug 29th,
to The 2fews of this city says tho pardon of
four persons Imprisoned at Albany as Ku
Klux, has been postponed upon represen
tations received at the 'Attorney General's
office from official sources in North Caro
It is believed that the Geneva Tribunal
has settled in principle the question of in
demnity, and approximately fixed the
sjnouut to bo awarded. The total amount
of damages to tho United States will proba
bly be between throe and four millions ster
ling. The city government of New Orleans re
cently sent an agent to London to negotiate
a loan of $10,000,000. He writes back that he
can obtain it at about ninety cents on the
dollar, on a guarantee that no new loan will
be made for two years. This will probably
ho granted. , ;
Charles O' Conor.'
A firm of London diamond brokers assert
in The Times that a few months ago an
American came to that city and bought a
largo number of diamonds in tho rough,
paying no attention whatever to the weight
or quality of the stones. These, they inti
mate, were used by the alleged discoverers
of diamond mines in Arizona to sustain
their assertions. ,
Mr. Sumner's physician has ordered him
to the seashore for his health, and he has
gone to Naharit. Itt is not expected that he
will recover sufficiently to take part in the
campaign, before the Maiae election, and
there is reason to fear that a decided Repub
lican vletorv there will so aggravate his
symptoms as to disqualify niiri for any ora
torical exertion before the election. I
The Republicans of Louisiana, after a
great deal of trouble, have settled their dif
ficulties, and agreed upon the following
ticket : I
Governor Mr. Kellogg.
Lieutenant Governor Mr. Antoine," I
Secretary of State Mi. Deslonde, Instead
Auditor Mr. Clinton. . j
Attorney General Mr, Field. - " I
Superin tendon tol Education Mr. Brown
instead of Mr. Keeting. f
Congressman at Large Mr. Pinch back
instead of Mr. Lewis.
by the million, as a reliable indication
of public sentiment. , Elsewhere will
be found an article taken from The
Herald, to which we direct attention.
Vermont votes on the 3d of September,
and Maine on the 9th. After these
States are heard from, The Herald will
advocate Grant's election.
ed themselves for The Era, have our
thanks. . We hope others will follow
the example. '
Mr. Otey's Address.
Mr. Charles BT. Otey, of this City, a
student of Howard, University, deliv
ered an Address! on Tuesday evening
last, in the African Methodist Church
on the subject of (Education. The Ad
dress had been first delivered at Qber
lin, near this Cily, and was repeated
by request in the African Methodist
The Address occupied more than an
hour in its delivery. It was replete
with valuable advice to his own racei plain if they reap the whirl-wind.
The importance of Education , of Tern-?
perancer of Industry, and indeed all
the cardinal virtues, was set forth and ; The Baleiah News and other Ku Klux
enforced with a felicity and appropri- journals are endeavoring to make party
ateness of classical and historical allu- capital, by rolling up the whites of
sion, and in a vein of sound common their eyes in holy horror at . the idea
sense, and with a. forecast witn refer- that the mass of the colored , people Of
ence to the duties and destinies of the the State i refuse to recognize or fratern-
Ineligible. It. is said that the negro,
Mabson, elecled to the House of Represen
tatives from. Edgecombe, is not eligible, as
he was not a citizen of Edgecombe county
twelve months immediately preceding the
election. Sentinel. . -
Ineligible It is said that the white
man, Pinckney.Warlick, elected to the
House of Ilepresentatives from Burke,
is not eligible, as he yas not a citizen
of Burke county twelve months imme
diately ' preceding the election. Mr.
Warlick lived in the county of Cataw
ba, was Depot, Agent : at Hickory sta
tion and mbved to,, Burke "only two or
three months before the election. What
Is'sauce for the goo'se ought to be sauce
for the ganSer.
but this we tell you in all seriousness,
Caldwell for "It shall be more tolera- tuat,ypuni ivarn
pie lor tne lanu 01 ooaom ana vromarran y .yyy-yr yyyrsr. f ,vyw
in the day of judgment .tlian, it shall the gubernatorial chair and rseat'in his
be for him when the Democratic Leg- stead the candidate of disappointed bf-
islature meets this winter if the fice seekers,' imported ballot-box stuf-
Ku Klux leaders - can', only , have their 1 fers and penitentiary convicts.
We are authorized to say; that Gov- I Partnership of Greeley and Tweed.
ernor Caldwell .has always been in fa- v W. M. Tweed, champion thief of, the
vor of extending mercy to the poor, world, and " leading -Democrat and en
deluded dupes who were persuaded in-r thusiastic supporter of Greeley, was at
to crime, or frightened into t, by the "one time a partner lof Mr, , Greeley in
leaders of the bands of midnight assas the tobacco business, t. Judge Hoadley,
sins ; but that he' as strongly - favors of Ohio, made this charge in his speech
the punishment of . the ring-leaders no at Cincinnati: :TIie Enquirer of that
matter whether they be clad in purple city denied that Mr. Greeley was ever
and fine linen or wear the garb of a la a partner, of, VV.,M.( Tweed. We pro
boring peasant. - He believes-that they duce as proof, the following certified
who sows the wind, should not com- copy of the articles of, incorporation of
the face, the Democrats and traitorous
Liberals have resorted to the coloniza-
Hon. Charles O' Conor, who is prominent-i tkn game. The Louisville Commercial
iy BpoKen 01 aa tne tstciUiiQt-oui Aemocranc 1 says:-
nominee ior- i-rewiaeni, is 01 insa oesccnt,
but was born in the city of New York, his
father being a man of education and good
family. He is sixty-eight years of age, has
becu a member of the bar since his tweh-
tietb,' and his term of office-holding has not
exceeded, altogether, more than a year and
half. Ho is a profound lawyer, a man of
unquestioned integrity, an old enemy of
Tammany, and not an admirer of Mr. Grec
ley: ... . j
Attornoy General Williams has prepared
an elaborate opinion on the question refer
red to him by tho Acting Secretary .of the
Treasury as to whether tobacco put in bond
between Jnne 5 and July 1 of this year shall
pay a tax of thirty-two conts per pound, 'Or
the new rate of twenty cents per pound.-
The Commissioner of Internal Revenue
ruled that the old rate should be collected
when the tobacco was withdrawn from
bond, but it is understood that Attorney
General Williams gives an opinion revers
ing that of the . Commissioner
in favor of the lower rate.
!' Wood executed his work so well"
in this State.that the New York Tam
many King have sent him to Irrdjana. dress on these subjects superior to that
We presume Blumenburg is with him. by Mr. Otey. We would be glad to
Conscious that defeat stares them in see the Address in print. ,
coiorea race, wnicn wouia nave re
flected credit on an orator of mature
age. Indeed, we do not remember to
have listened at any time to an Ad-
' (The Democrats of Indiana have become
desprate. . They see that they have no
Chance of carrying the State by fair meaus,
axd hardly by foul ones, but they think the
colonization game they played so extensive
ly! four 'years ago can be tried again, far
enough at least to carry the Legislature and
beat Morton. Their plan is to borrow
enough voters from Kentucky to carry a
dozen of the closest counties, and that they
think will secure tho Legislature. We have
positive information that one of the shrewd
est Democratic managers has already made
three trips to this State on that business,
making his engagements and appointing
his agents. 1 Wo can give hi3 name whenev
er necessary. We urge our Indiana friends
to bo on the alert.
Mr. Otey's style is remarkably clear
and chaste for a man of his age. His
imagination is evidently t full and vig
orous,. but haa been subjected, by severe
application a" st idy, - to the guiding
hand, of .reason ajtd good taste. , His
manner 0 delivery is very good.
Governor iIolden was present to
hear Mr. Otey, and in response to a
call spoke briefly, commending in high
terms the effort of the young orator,
and predicting for him a brilliant and
useful future. .
ize with such of their race as chose, in
the late election, to vote the rebel tick
et.; We are utterly opposed to ostra
cising any one of. either .color,, on ac
count of religious or political opinions,'
and heartily join I with those who sin
cerely and honestly protest against iti
But we have no patience with the
ocrite who denounces it with one breath
when practiced by the colored man,
and encourages it with another breath
wnen practiced Dy- tnewwriiteman.
Only a few ddysHgo,
the Tobacco . Manufacturers' .Associa
tion of New. York city, .which is on file
in the clerk's office of that city : - ?
Slate of New York," City and County of
New York, ssU-Ve, Nathaniel 9ands,
Moses H. Grinneli,, HORACE GREE
LEY, Samuel W. Banard, WM. M.
TWEED," Henry C. Holly, Henri C,
HdLDREDGE, ' COURTLAND f PALMERj ' JR.,
and Albert S. Yeaton, all of the said city,
county and State, do hereby certi'fy that we
desire to form a company, pursuant to the
provisions of an act of the Legislature of the
Of the State of New York, passed February
17, 1848, entitled ; an act to authorize the
formation of corporations for manufactur
ing, mining, s mechanical or chemical pur-
noses ' and of the several acts or tne saia
Legislature amending ; and extending the
provisions of said "act.' That the corporate
name of; the said company is to be "The
Tobacco Manufacturers! Association." That
why Tweed and his roues' supiort
Greeley !': lh !: : .
It Is an undeniable fiwt, that men In
fevery State, known to bo notoriously
corrupt, support Greeley. They rally
round him with one accord. This fact,
unsupported, should drive every friend .
;ofhonesty and good government, to
the support of Gen. Grant. :
V. '. .-. " . 1 1 -
'l : Moro of tho Contest. 1
; The cry for a contest 7 of the elec
tion Of Governor Caldyvell is probably
bottomed upon several sinister grounds,
one of which may well bo a wish to
bolster the reputation of certain leaders .
of the Conservative party greatly im
paired Just after that - election; as to
both sagacity and candorto ..sorno
extent, by their choice of subalterns
through the State to collect their ma
terial for news ; but, . mainly, by the
telegrams and other, reports which
thereupon they so unscrupulously man
ufactured and spread abroad. .
''."Although thereby tliey succeeded in
influencing sundry persons, of more or
less note through the. country, who
'were then upon the fence, to' declare for
lr. Greeley, under a notion that the
North Carolina election showed how
the cat was jumping, yet upon the whole
this advantage has been dearly pur
chased, for the subsequent reaction has
teeri treriendous .and meanwhile tlno
telegrams are said to have cost' somo of
the saints, In New York and elsewhere,
by their lietting on the faith 'of them,
not far from a million of dollars. 1 , .
. A scrutiny of thft rMrn, nefw com
plete, and to be found in tho daily pa
pers, shows howsurgeni Js the need of
these gentlemen to divert public atten
tion from its enquiry into the reasons
upon which it was officially trumpeted
over tne coniinem;, ior uays aiier uio
election, that Mr. Merrimon's gains, as
far as heard from, were such as to Indi
cate his election by 6,000, by 8,000, and
even by 10,000 majority I , For these re
turns show that the vote in the coun
ties most accessible to Kaleigh, at all
times i indicated Judge , Merri mpn's de
feat I all the while that, even since an
appearance of. the election of Caldwell
has been conceded, it has been Suggest
ed, without any sense of shame, to The '
New York Tribune and Herald, and
other Greeley papers, at a distance, that .
the promised good results were defeat- -
ed only by returns from counties latest
heard from, Where votes had been de
tained, and manipulated by Republican
authorities, in order to such an end I
' The following statements, extracted
from those returns, will show ihat tho
explanations vabove ' referred j to, aro
wholly ;of a piece with the , matter
which they are Intended to explain;
that the imputations Of fraud aro no
better founded than - the assertions of a '
victory, to whose support they are, iti a
great degree, devoted, and which, in '
Within Stone's throWof JThe JVews of- f cigars bmaciunry.a.
.T . , -.1- tr manufacturing machmery and utensils for
f; ; Will Not Contest.
The Greensboro'' New North State is
Credibly informed that a few days ago, and Mason, desiring information about
Frauds in Clcaveland.
We have received the following let
ter exposing frauds in Cleaveland coun
ty. It will be read with interest, as
it is a fair index of frauds committed
in Democratic counties. The writer
"Having seen a circular in The Era
over the names of Messrs. Barringer
3 1 r .1 i r 1 j
auddecidini ft Old Fort, Judge Merrimon, being ud ithe lata election I taMI
I W fhewouiat the election J&
The Commissioner of Internal Revenue
is making preparations for reducing the
force of the Internal Revenue department
as provided by the recent act of Oongressi.
The number of collectors and assessors will
be reduced from two hundred and thirty to
eighty of each. The reduction of bonded
Implied he had been fairly defeated and
wbuld not contest.
j j We. havo been informed that Judge
Merrimon said to a gentleman in this
city before he left, that he would have
nothing to do with contesting the elep
tion. : We care not what action the
nfnn.K will Tirwlta.t th IncrM f " . t" . '
RUtants. in order thatthework of the bnreail legislature may take in the matter, the
pepublicans will resist any attempt to
seat Judge Merrimon. Caldwell was
sistants, in order thatthework of the bureau
may be properly performed. Some few
collectors have already resigned, to takd
effect on the 1st of January next, when the
new law goes into effect. " The new law will
be applied to Tennessee, Kentucky an
A yellow fevr epidemic is raging in Car
tagena, South America, and the American
consul there prohibits American sailors
from landing, refuses clean bills of health
to vessels, and has taken other precautions
to prevent the contagion being communica
ted to yie United States.
A letter from Iluntsyille, Alabama, from
a leading Republican claims the State for
Grant and Wilson, by 10,000 majority. Ex
Senator Warner, has taken no followers
worth mentioning to the support of Greeley
ami the party united by his departure is
alo stronger and more eflicient.
'Andy Johnson has accepted the advico of I
the workingmen of Tennessee, and will run
as an independent candidate for Congress-man-at-large.
He takes the stump at once,
A telegram dated New York, 28th inst;
states that William Saunders (colored,) was
arrested to-day at Communipaw Ferry!
New Jersey. On his person were found
$3,500 in United States bills and Maryland
bonds, supposed to be a portion' of -tho
Maryland bond robbery. A dispatch from
Baltimor'o says Saunders is wanted there
fairly elected, and the Republicans of
the State are determined that he and
iho other State officers elect, shall be
inaugurated in January next. If Dem
ocrats and Liberal traitors see fit to de
clare Merrimon elected, theconsequen
cesjthat ensue from such declaration,
will be upon their heads. We are sat
isfied that Caldwell received a majority
of the legal votes cast, and we hope he
jviUljmaintai n liis rights . in the prem -ise4
ky moderate means at first at the
poiht of the bayonet if necessary. Re
publicans will not submit to be Ku
land county, where I voted. In the
first place there were three Democrats
and one Republican for inspectors, and
the Registrar, was a Democrat. So,
you see there were four Democrats to
one Republican to manage the election.
In the next place there was one man
voted for Merrimon who lives five or
six rods over the line, in Township No.
6; another young man voted for Mer
rimon, who had not been in the State
thirty days in the last six or eight
months. Another deaf and dumb man
voted for Merrimon, who can' neither
read or write. The next case was that
ficej a fashionable barber,! Mr.
Prem pert, who was - reported to; have
voted the Republican ticket, was so
threatened by his sweet-scented . and
highly perfumed customers with a with
drawal of their patronage, that he was
compelled to crawl as it were, upon
his knees and humble himself in their
august presence and deny that he had
been guilty of so great an indiscretion.
We learn that the humiliation was so
great that Mr. Prem pert sank under it,
and has been lying prostrate on a bed
of sickness ever since.. ? 1f.. t,
When The. News . tells its . readers of
negro intolerance in their social circle,
why is it so silent about 1 white men's
intolerance in theirs ? . i n ' ' 1 ?
"Woe unto you, scribes and Phari
sees, hypocrites I for ye are like unto
whited ? sepulchres, which ; indeed ap
pear beautiful outward, but are within
full of dead men's bones, .and of all un-
cleanness." : : ;r ; v5
. Ye , serpents, ye generation - of vi
Ders. how can ye escape the damnation
of heii? V
the obiects for which said company is to bo
&m&kMU& manjrfaturing tobacco and like .degree,' they. ,we . thelji ,exlsteoo.
1. Take, then, the counties mont ac
cessible to Raleigh, either by geograpli-
i - - ,.--,,
I Brazen Impudence. ' V;
It is a matter of infinite amusement,
not only to Republicans but also to the
better class of Democrats, . to. witness
of Christopher Conner, who went to the the silly contortions of the rebel lead-
pons to vote ine xtepuDiican ticKec
throughout, but in transcribing the old
list his name was somehow omitted.
He went to the inspectors with his
tickets and they- refused to let him
cigars, and' for purchasing all ' the proper
stock, tobacco, materials,' utensils, and ma
chinery, for the purpose of manufacturing
tobacco, cigars, utensils, and machinery,
and also for the further purpose of soiling
the tobacco, cigars, utensils, and machinery
so to be manufactured as aforesaid. That
the amount of the capital' stock of said com
pany is to be one hundred and seventy-five
thousand dollars. - That the term of the
existence of said 5 company is to be ' fifty
years. That the number of shares of which
said capital stock is to consist is to be sev'
enteen hundred and fifty; That the number
of the trustees who shall manage the con
cerns of said company I for the first year is
nine, arid the names of such trustees are
Natiianiei Sands,' Moses H." Grinneli.,
Horace Greeley,1 Saoei. W.'Barnard,
War. Tweed, Henry C. Holly, ' Henry
and Albert S. "Yeaton, and that the, cor
porations of said company are h be carried
on in the city, county- and State of New
.York.,..,. ., , .... . ... o , '
n Dated New York, April 25, 1871.
f NATHANIEL, SANDS,
MOSES H. GRINNELiL),'
HORACE GREELEY, .
SAMUEL W. BARNARD,
WILLIAM M.: TWEED,
HENRY C. HOLLY, ;
COURTL'T PALMER, jr.
ALBERT S YEATON, '
t City and County of New 'York; . On
this Twenty-fifth day; of April, Ai D., one
thousand eight hundred and seventy none,
before me personally appeared Nathaniel
Sands, Moses II. Gkinnell, Horace
for other crimes.
t In all probability this is the samel Kjpxed out of their victory.
Greeley negro that Senator Ransom1 1 f h : -
brought down here before the election The attention of those who
ers of North Carolina over the result of
the late election. " The an tics of no one
are moire ludicrous than those of "Von
Moltke," the venerable Chairman ; of GreeleV, Samuel Barnard, William
T,i too.U;.' n,: M. Tweed, Henry C. -Holly, Henry
When the early returns were coming HoL?REGE. Courtlandt Palmer, jr.. and
WlieXl UltJ tilljy ItlUUiS Wert tUIIUUg AT,lt.n-r Vr.Tftv oil tr. t.W is. Uo
retold him ifhe would ln he telegraphed to aU quartersof the samo Individuals described inar?dwho
-hfed -been "registered, he Union f" a glorious Democratic vie- signed the foregoing 1 certificate, : and they
tory;"t" Merrimon elected by , twelve
thousand majority;" "Wood did his
work well, Laus . Deo." Then all was that they
right. ; The election was perfectly fair.
No' cheating ; no fraud ; no corruption.
sut all 01 a suaden , tnere
vote : he laid his tickets on the boxes
and then , told the inspectors that he
had them where he wanted them.
swear that he
might vote, but -he refused to do so.
Thus you see ifthere was Any fraud it
was on the Democratic side. .
"I have not written a line but which
can be substantiated by good testimo
ny. If the Democrats want to know
anything more about their corrupt par
ical position or by telegraph pi Rail
road, and observe their bearing upon
the above point : T
In the counties of Wake, Chatham,
Orange, Granville, . Franklin, -Nash,
Johnston and Harnett; i. e., the me
tropolitan county, and the Counties .
touching it, Caldwell gained, (Without
exception, arid, in the'aggregrate, 2,057
votes, upon the vote of 1870. i iCertain
ly, this indicated Merrimon 's defeat!
Adding to ; the above tho 29 other
counties in the State, traversed, by Rail
roads or telegraph lines, which therefore,
are most accessible to Raleign Cald
well's nett gain in the 37 was 4,205
Shipp's total Official majority in 870
having been 4,221. This, as lit were,
rendered Merri nion's defeat sure t I
2. But the theory of fraud, put forth
in some degree to javoid the above re
flection, is shown to be no less fabulous
than the assertions to whose defence 1 1
is invoked. ' Of course we hold ourself
subject to.be, convinced by specific evi
dence of frauds upon the ballot,' when
produced; but, meanwhile, what is tho
general countenance which the subject
presents? j . , ' ,
If there have been Republican frauds
we shall expect them to appear In tho
counties of large Republican majorities,
where, therefore, they may best operate
at the moment unobserved. , Where the
opposition constitute about one-half of
the population, and especially where
they are iti. a' majority, such frauds are'
not to be exiected,j. The local authori
ties would not tolerate them.
3. In the six large Republican coun- .
TX,1 1 Tf.lir.
cate, and severally acknowledged to me mvo, i6w.wmwf '"'"j wui .
ey signed the same for, the. uses and iuuing I'amiico;, warren, jnow liaijo- 1
severally before me signed the said certifi-
13. a mighty
to canvass for Merrimon and Greeley.' th Democratic party will not inter- ty, by asking for it they can have it by perturbation of the waters, a lowmur
Saunders is a traitor to his race, and we fell, with the Fourteenth and Fifteenth wnolesale- , muring sound .is heard in the distance,
doubt not would steal if he had an op-i 'Amendments'; to the ConstitutioriSis
and will make things lively for the bogus J gust:
Charles O'Conor. j
Tle Louisville Cbmmercialot the 29th,
publishes by permission of . Rlanton
Duncan, the following extract from a
letter addressed to Col Duncan' by Mr.!
O'Conor and dated Saturday, 24th Au-!
Democracy, who, in return for his sacrifices
made in their behalf, have given him the
The Connecticut Legislature has taken up
the question of compulsory education. It
is said that 16,000 children in that State,
between the ages of four and sixteen, do
not attend school at all, and the advocates
of the new law think it is a state of things
which should be remedied.
Among the remarkablo mineral discov
eries recently made in Utah that of a
bismuth mine, the only real bismuth mine,
" I was and &m In favor of the Louisville
movement. Even the mere profession of
adherence to Democratic ideas must soon
disappear if, without any marked dissent,
the party can be transferred to its deadliest
foe." ..;' '.-j
From this we judge that Mri
O'Conor will accept the Louisville
nomination which will undoubtedly.
be tendered him. With such a leader we thbrity.
should not be surprised if the race Is
Detween Grant and , O'Conor. The old
dij-cted to ari extract from theleufer
Of jllon. Jere S. Black, publishedin an
other column, taking groundTor Mr.
Greeley and giving reasons therefor.
: ! Mr. Black says the Amendments were
frauds upon the spirit and letter of the
Constitution ; that sooner ortater-the
courts will pronounce them void. Mr.
Black means to say ; that with Mr.
Greeley as President the Amendments
will be dead matter on the statute
books; and as soon as the Democratic
party succeeded to power the U. S. Su
preme Court will be manipulated so
as to insure an opinion declaring them
unconstitutional should a case be car
ried to that Court. ;
r Mr. Black is good Democratic au-
He was Attorneys-General
Under Buchanan ; is a leader of the
Pennsylvania-: Democracy; and ihat
Stampede from Greeley.
( Hon. W. H, Peckham, one of the
most prominent Democrats of Kansas,
is out ina letter repudiating Greeley
and calling upon the Democrats of
Kansas to assemble in Convention on
the 29th inst., to select delegates to the
Louisville Convention. A " State ticket
will also be put in the field. W , , 5 f
Ex-United States' Senator . O. P.
Stearns, of Minnesota; hastens to deny
the published report that he favors the
election of Greeley. How he stands he
states in vigorous language thus:
' " I have only to say that I never had
any intention of supporting Mr, Gree
ley, and never knowingly gave any
one any. reason to suppose I had. I be
lieve the Republican party is the only
party now in existence which has suf
ficient coherency, sagacity, and courage
it gradually increases inr volume it
purposes therein mentioned.
'j;-'-- : '-'."I 1- Wm. O. Shipman,
' Notary Public, Jiew York County
i Indorsed. 'Filed May 23, 1871.
' Slate of NewYork City and County of
New York, sa; I, Uhakles k Loew, UlerK
of the said city and county, and Clerk of the
grows deafening, at first it alarms, then Supreme Court of said State for said county.
appalls. It is the mighty voice of the
people from the' country, proclaiming
their choice for. Governor, and frown
ing the, premature rejoicings j , of the
rebel i'crew '4 over the victory they
thought they had gained by the votes
of the city gentry in sections ' where
Wood operated, and Blumenburg flour
ished.; At , last it is ascertained : that
Caldwell has beaten Merrimon; that
the people have vanquished ihepoUtir
cians f that virtue has prevailed over
vice ; that honesty has ; baffied dishon-.
esty ; that the hardy sons of old North
Carolina , have routed the scheming
Wood and infamous Blumenburg al-;
though led on by . the , venerable and
chivalrous Von Moltke; "holding in his
hands; the purse of Tammany and giv-
do certifv that I have compared the annexed
with the original certificate of incorporation,
of the Tobacco Manufacturer's Association,
on file in my office, and that; the same is a
rnrreet transcript therefrom, and of the
wh6le of such original. j- ! , ,'!..,-,
t In witness whereof, I have hereunto sub-,
scribed my name, and affixed . my official
seal, this 18th day of April, 1872. -
.. :. CHAS. E.LOEW,; Clerk. ! ;
: Tweed and his Democratic .brethren
of the Tammany Ring, robbed New
York city of ONE HUNDRED MIL
LIONS OF DOLLARS.' t Not with-
ver, and Northampton, the nett Re-
publican gain Was only 036, and this in '
the face of the fact that in .1870 the ma- ;:
jorities in Craven and New Hanover
were exceptionally small, to the extent :
of perhaps 700 votes. . ' V , , -
These-gains are below' the average
gams tnroughout the State. ! Indued,
if they had prevailed everywhere, Mer- '.
nmon would have been .elected by
about ,250 voes, a small matter, it is
true, but the value of which, in a cer
tain sense, is best tested by observing
that several millions of dollars could
be commanded in order to produce a
result bearing upon the Presidential
election in November in a manner so
different from that which lias been pro
duced by actual results; " " '
4. The largest prorata irains for Cald-
far as known, in the country, it has white hat will drop out of the canvass,1 he says is in accordance with the lead
fully and at the same time grapple
heretofore been almost exclusively found In ana e corrupt bargain between Tarn- ers who have grasped Mr. Greeley as a k y f iwJ
Saxony.and its production haa been held many and the Liberals will fallstilP pliant tool for the purpose of overthrow- foresight can see He iuahe anIbe
w a monopoly by the gaxoq OovernmenU born. - ( insr tho Amendments to the Constitu- lievinsr that. I Jt to trive mvvoto
W . - - V x-w -w - . CJ ., 90 - - -
to administer the Government success- ing the word of command to the horde
of native orators and foreign bummers
who made the plains of the East and
the coves of the West reverberate with
their mighty eloquence. There' were
standing the; robbery, .was proven,1 well occurred in the followingcounties,
Tweed became a candidate and was Viz: Yancey (27 per cent), Surry (24),
elected to ' the State; Senate by over Stokes (23), Cleaveland (22), Chatham
twelve thousand majority. Tweed and (21), . Watauga (20), Alexander (13),
his gang secured Greeley's nomination Johnston (12), Mitchell (32), Daro (31),
at Cincinnati, and now .Tweed proposes Yadkin (30), Pasquotarik?(17), Beaufort
to elect nis partner Jtesident of the (14),, Washington (14Wand Wilkes (14).
United States. Is it possible that there The first .eight of these counties gave
is a deep laid plan to rob the govern- majoritiesi for Merrimon,1 Yadkin gave
ment in the event, of Greeley's elec- Caldwell a maioritv of lmfc 115. In n tn-
tion ? If not,' will somebody tell us tal vote of over l.dfXV n.l vniri. k