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Announcing Car.diJstes foresee SW
Stray Notices (each he3'l) 3 00
sSlock. 21 Floor, Hall Entrance,
. i dTnee. $2 06
j f o?r. .f e r invaiiablj, be r&13 In Adranee
S" - trork. .ndPlmin and fancy
Job Work done
LIBERTY, AND UNION, ONE AND INSEPARABLE, NOW AND FOREVER
ILocal Notices Cbsrged as Tiarcicnt A3verti3cu:cr:ls
BROWNVILLE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1868.
" : Tinl.LADAY & CO..
J T).tll Ta i M lit
DRUGS, MEDICINE, PAINT, OIL, &c,
'i i n r.ai dine. Main St..
WM. H. McCREERY,
wholesale uu fteiwiicuci iu
s Book's, Wall-paper and Stationery
' Corner Min and 1st St.,
Dry Goods, Groceries $JS & Notions.
WM. T. DEN,
ITfcolesi'e and Tteiall dealer in
ffirn Plan-ers, Plows, Stoves, Furniture.
rMWSSIOS AXD FOR WA RDIXG MERCHANT
' Ala;" street let. Levee and Ift,
vrtm market price paid for Hides, rrfts, Fur and
troivct.by WM, T. DEN.
" G. M. HENDERSON,
IValer in Foreign and Domestic
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES
Main l et. 1st and 2d Sis.,
IIZX HALL, LUNCH ROOM
AND MCHi' GROCERY STORE,
Sidiu l et. 1st and 2d Sia..
J. L. McGEE i CO.,
McPhTFin' Block, Main stnet,
H. L. MATHEWS.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
A. S JIOLLADAY. M D.
(G-aduated in, ; Located in BrnwnviUe in 1S56 )
PiiVMcian, Surgeon and Obstetrician,
C:. H.has n hand complete sets of Amputat
kr. Trei'hinlcg and Obstetrical instruments.
Office: Iloile.aayX Co's Vims Store. P. O.
hS. .i'crlBlat.'cntion given to Obstetricjand
lie disease, of women and children. x-4l-!y
CTT. STEWART. M. D.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
6;nth East corner of Main and First Street.'
Orrici Hol'Ra 7 to 9 a. at. cod 1 to 2 and 6' to
DE FOREST PORTER,
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND LAND
OFFICE In New Court House Building, withPro-
I.W.Tipton O.B.Uewett J. S. Church
TIPTON, HEWETT & CHURCH,
Att o n n i: y s at 3Li a w .
(ilce inMa'ert-on s Block, Main at. between 2d &3J
I. w. thou A f.
J. H. EKOADT.
THOMAS & BROADY
Attorneys at Law & Solicitors in Chancery,
OSke over Dorsey's Clothing Store,
ATTORNEY A.T L. A-"W.
NEBRASKA. CITY, NF.BRASKA.
S. B. IIAiUMXaTOX,
" Attorney and Counselor at Law,
Beatrice, Gage Co., Xeb.
B. F. PERKINS,
Attorney and Counselor at Lawv
Tecumtch, Johnion Co., Xeb.
CHESTER F. NYE,
Attorney at Law and War Claim Agent,
Patrnte Cli. X-bral-a.
BOOTS & SHOES.
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER,
t n Street, 2 doors below the southeast corner of 2nd,
Bi on hand a superior slock of Booti and Shoes
adthe.lest material and ability for doing
ttC"rfnra Work done with neatnett and ditpatci.
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER,
Main Between 1st & 2d Street
Takes thig method of informing the putlic that
" 1! on ha&d a tplendid assortnent of Oent gDa
"lie's Misses' and Chlldrcns's
BOOTS &: SHOES,
t3CuBton -ork doue with neatness and dispatches
"erairing done on short notice. ln-30 fnnu
J. II. BAUER.
Manufacturer and Dealer in
&1RXESS, BRIDLES r COLLARS
euumsione to order satisfaction guarrantied.
Shop on Main bet. ltt and 2d tit..
JOHN W MIDDLETON
Manufacturer and beaier in
HARNESS, BRIDLES, COLLARS,
:P and Lashes of every description, Plastering
Hair. Cash paid for Hides.
Corner Main and 2d Sts.,
D. O. CKOSS.
(7iENBON & CROSS, Proprietors,
h;s in TeSt- between Main At Atlantic.
42(1 tie 1 is C0Dvenieut to the Steum Boat Landing,
'ious in ?!ne8 rart ,,f the CltT- Tce be't accommo-
inp ,n l"e CitT. Kn t in will .o crtH In tnit.
Mtntfl!f!;'mr'ruble- Good Stable and Corral con----9Jlienouse
'Ilea", , ain betwen t and 2nd streets,
n,7, U Eo", or for Regular Boarders, at
-SiLgtg. b 12-1 My '
itoxrh D' EOBISON. Proprietor.
Oocm p 'Livery Stable in connection with the
,trbet between Main and Water,
J. K. BEAR,
w AGENT FOR THE
crchant's Union Express Company
'p'11-u:;ioi: TELEGArn comfaiiy
. . XTUerson's Block, 20 n.vr, nail Zntrauce.
STOVE & TIN STORES
JOHN C. DEUSER,
STOVES, TINWARE, PUMPS, &c
Opposite McPherson'a B'ock,
Manufacture and Dealers in
T1XWARE. STOms. HARDWARE. CARPEX
TER'S TOOLS. BLACKSMITH'S
FURNISHINGS 4 c,
McPherson'a Block Brcwnville, Neb.
Will do BLACKSMITIIING of all kinds.
Makes Horse Shoeing, Ironinaof Wagon and Sleight
and Machine Work a Specialty.
Shop on Main St., west of McFherson'a Block,
J. W. &r J. C. GIBSON,
SHOP on 1st between Main and 3d,
All Work done to order Satisfaction Guarrantied
IJLA CKS MITH
Shop on Water Street South ef American House
t! Custom Work of all kinds solcited. 12-12
CONFECTIONERY AND TOY STORE
Fresh Bread, Cakes. Ojster , Frait, Ac, on hand
Southside Main between 1st and 2d streets,
Confectionaries, Toys, Notions, &c,
Main Let. 1ft and 21Sts ,
Proprietor of the CITY BAKERY. Fancy Wed
ding Cake f umi-ilied on t-hort notice. Dealer
in Confectionaries. Fruits and best Family Flour.
Main Street bet. ltt and 2d,
G. P. BERKLEY,
CARRIAGE AND SIGN PAINTER,
Grainer, Gilder, Glazier and Paper-Haifaer.
All work done on Short Notice. Favorable Terms and
Warranted. O.lice over Teare St Cn's Stre. Main t..
BROWNYILLE, NEBRASKA. 12-21 -ly
J. L. ROY,
BARBER AND HAIR DRESSER,
North side Main St., opposite Furnitnre Store,
lias a tplcndid suit of Bath Rooms, Also a choice
tock of Gentlemen's Notions.
A. W. MORGAN,
Probate Jcde & Justice of the Peace,
Court House Buildirg, Main St.
J. C. McNAUGHTON,
Notary Public and Conveyancer,
Agent for "National Life" and "Hartford Live
aloe insurance" ompaniet.
Office in J. L. Carson's Bank,
GARRISON & ROBERTS,
BILLIARD HALL AND SALOON,
Whitney'a Block, Main street, bet. 1st &. 2d.
The best Wines and Liquors kept constantly on hand.
R. V. I1CGIIES,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE & REAL
OFFICE Court House Building, Jirtt door, teett
R. F. BARRETT,
GENERAL LAND AGENT, AND
LAND WARRANT BROKER,
TC1 11 tt ArM in t-t? TftV as fnr XTn.rAcf dAti fa Pflf.
sonal attention given to making Locations. Land,
imprcved and unimproved, for sale on reasonable
WM. II. HOOVER,
REAL ESTATE AND TAX PAYING
Will give prompt attention to the sale of Real Estate
and payment of Taxes throughout the Nemaha Land
District. OFFICE District Court Room. Tl2-n26
A. D. MARSH,
CITY BOOK STORE
SCHOOL BOOKS, STATIOERY, &c,
Po6t Office, Main St.,
E. H. BURCHES,
Will the coming Spring Jplant crops in Gardens and
ultivate same by contract. Wilt also bave on hand
weet Potato, Cabbage, Tomato & Pepper plants foreale
And dealert in all kindt of Grain for vhieh they pay
the Highett Market Price in Cash.
OPPOSITE DEUSER'S TIN-SHOP,
WAGONS, BUGGIES, PLOWS,CUIjTI
VII ORS, &c, Repaired on short notice, at low rates
and warranted to give satisfaction. x-13-f n nn
Tax Collector for trie City of Brownville,
IflU attend to thepayment of Taxes for non-retident
landovnertin Nemaha County. Corres
Offlce on Main bet. 1st and 2d,
SMITH P. TUTTLE,
U. S. Assistant Assesscrend Claim Agent. WW at
tend to the Prosecution of Claims before the Depart
ment for Ad Bounty. Back Pay and Pensions. Also,
to the Collection cf Semi-Aunual dues on Pensions,
Offlce over Carsons Bank Main street,
A. STAFFORD, "
Persons visking Pictures executed in the latest style
of the Art will please call at my Art Gallery,.
Main street bet. 1st and 2d street. - -
KEIS WETTER & EARSMAN,
CITY MEAT MARKET,
Main bet. 1st and 2nd Sts., "'
GEO.W. rOFEY. LUTHER HOADLIT. CnAS.O.DOESEt
DORSEY. HOADLEY & CO..
REAL ESTATE AGENTS, AND
DEALERS TV LAND WARRANTS AND AG
RICULTURAL COLLEGE SCRIP.
OC'.ce in Land Office Building.
Buy and fell lnipoved end unimproved Lands. Buy,
sell and locate Land Warrants and Agricultural Col
lege Scrip. Msko careful selections of Government
Lands for Location, Homesteads, and Pre eniptions.
Attend to contested Homestead and Pre-emption cases
in the Land Office. Letters of inquiry promptly and
carefully answered. Correspondence solicited. 25tt
Driel Peach 03, Apples, niackbcrriei, Cherries a
. SWAN A ERG'S
WcfIl Flghi It Oat Here on the Old
WeTl rally again to the standard we bore
O'er bfittle-fiftliin rrimann and enrr
Shooting "hail to the chief who in freedom', fieree
Oath covered tho banner with glory.
CnoRrs. Then rally again, then rally again,
With fhfl RftlrliAr mrA nitir an A hrimmrtp-
And well fg1;t it oat here on the old union line,
io oaas it 11 taKoa as ail summer.
We'll raily again, by the side of tha men,
Who breasted the conflicts fierce rattle.
And they'll find us still true, who were true to them
And bade them "God speed" in the battle.
Then rally again, then rally again,
With the" soldier, and sailor, and bummer,
And we'll fight it oat here, on the old anion line.
Jo oddi if it takes as all summer.
We' I rally again, and "that flag of the free"
ball Etay when cur heroes have placed it,
And ne'er shall they govern, on land or on sea,
Whoso treasons hath spurned and disgraced it.
Then rally again, then rally again,
With the soldiers, and sailors, and bummer,
And well fight it out bore, on the old anion line,
o odds if it takes as all summer. '
We'll rally again, and our motto shall be,
Whatev cr the nation that bore us,
God bless that old banner "the flag of the free,"
And all who would die with it 0 er as.
Then rally again, then rally again ,
With the soldier, and sailor and bummer,
And we'll fight it out here, on the old union lino,
No odds if it takes as all summer.
Call of Soldiers' Committee on
A committee of the Soldiers' and
Sailors' convention called on Gen. Grant
on trie 29ih ult., and formally presented
him with a copy of the platform of princ
lples of their convention. After a lively
hand-shaking, Col. Alleman, of Penn
sylvania, delivered a few complimentary
General Grant spoke in reply as fil
ows : Gantlemen of the Sailors' con
vention : 1 will say, while it was never
a desire of mine to become a candidate
for political office, it afords me great
gratification to feel that I have the sup
port of those who were with me in the
war. If 1 did not feel that I had the
confidence of those, I would feel less
desirous of accepting the position. The
acceptance of the office is not a matter
of choice, but of duty. Having accepted
the nomination, I will receive your aid
till next November. I must thank you.
gentlemen, for the honor you have con-
erred upon me.
The affair took place in the presence
of the convention committee, with whom
was Generals Gregg, Rawlins, Badeau,
orter, Comstock, Dent and Babcock,
and Colonels Parker, Webster and Lee
of the General's staff". After a few
moments conversation, General Grant
extended a cordial invitation to the com
mittee to be present" at his residence
this evening, on the occasion of the for
mal presentation of the nomination of
the National convention. The committee
then left the General's headquarters for
the capilol, to offer their congratulations
to Speaker Colfax.
At two o'clock the committee were re
ceived by Mr. Colfax in the Speaker's
room of the capitoL After greeting
the committee with his customary cor
diality and listening to a few remarks
by Colonel Allewam, Mr. Colfax respond
ed briefly. He alluded in striking terms
to the perils by land and sea which were
endured by the soldiers and sailors of
the Union in defense of the constitution
and flag of their country. Great as
were the obligations of the nation to
those at home who stood by the govern
ment in its hour of trial, greater still was
the debt of gratitude it owed to those
who leaving home and all at the risk of
fe and limb to save the republic from
destruction ; going forth from every por
tion of the republic, some in the freshness
' their lives June and some in the
ripe maturity of their lives Uctober.
The land. South and North, is filled with
the graves of the nation's patriot son3.
Their memory-will ever be inscribed in
all patriot hearts as long as time shall
ast or the republic endure.
Thanking the committee who repre
sented the survivors of the heroic defend
ers of the Union for this expression of
their esteem and regard, he cfbsed with
the assurance that if the ballot-box should
ratify the nominations at Chicrgo his
fidelity to principles and devotion to the
Union would show that their confidence
had been misplaced.
A copy of the platform was presented
to the Speaker The committee, after
a few moments, retired, and the Speaker
returned to his duties in the House of
The committee appointed by the Nati
onal Union Republican.convention, with
icsiuctions from that body to pre
sent to General Grant and Schuyler Col
fax arecord of its proceedings and to in
form them of thier nomination performed
that duty this evening between eight and
nine o'clock, at the residence of General
Grant. About two hundred persons
were present including delegates to the
convention, several members of Congress,
Ceneral Grant's staff and the ladies of
the families of Gram and Colfax. These
two gentlemen stood side by side, and
the spectators formed in a semi-circle in
frcnt of them, thus affording a full view
of the proceedings.
General . Hawley, president of the
convention, delivered the following ad
dress: General The National Union
Republican party assembled in the na
tional convention on the 20th cf this
month, and appointed us the officers of
the coavenitoa to wait upon yon in obed
ience to its instructions; we give you a
copy of. the record' of its proceedings,
you will perceive that it was governed
bv the most patriotic motives, oarmoni
ous. enthusiastic and determined. We
mean, in vour own words, to save io
peace what we won m war. We mean
to make it a solemn practical reality in
the United States that all men are creat
ed equal, endowed by their creator with
certain inalienable rights, among which
are life, liberty, and the pursuit of hap
We intend that there shall never be
cause or opportunity for a civil war in
this nation, originated either by those
who would enslave their fellow-men, or
those who must fight to regain their free
dom. We believe there can be no per
manent peace save in justice and equal
rights the equality of all men before
the law. We hope to see our govern
ment reaching to the remotest corner
and to the humblest person, securing to
him by. impartial and irresistatle power
his personal safety, the right to the avails
of his labor, and the right and the op
portunity for physical and moral advance
ment. 'The best guarantee for the continu
ance of such a government is to give to
all classes impartially a share in its mana
gement. Wehear mu:h of forgiveness and
fraternity, and we do most earnestly
desire a speedy return of the policy and
measures of peaceful times. None more
anxions for a restored Union than those
who sustained their government during
the late dreadful war; but the dead
men have left a trust in our hands. We
long for peace and good will, but we
have no friends who oppress their fellow
men. We do not fdly and hopelessly
ask for indemnity for the past ; we seek
for security for the future.
You will see that the convention be
lieves that integrity, simplicity and econ
omy in governmental affairs are the
duties of good citizens and honorable
men. It makes the strict fullhllment of
the national obligation a point of honor
never to be waived, while- the civilized
world recognizes it a3 a full and final
payment it is the only payment the Un
ion Republican party will ever consent
to tender. The equal nghra of adopted
citizens are clearly asserted, and all the
people who love ovr government are
hospitably invited to ccmeind enjoy its
benefits andcontribute to its strength.
The convention spoke on nothing more
warmly than in proffering a hearty wel
come to all those who were lately in arras
against the United States and are now
rankly and honestly co-operating in re
storing peace and establishing a truiy
During the last three years countless
ndications cf the people's choice for the
next President have been converging ud-
on yourself. Having made its state
ment of principles and purposes, the
convention deliberately and formally.
State by State, territory by territory.
records the will of its canstituents and
unanimously nominated you for President
of the United States, following the work
by tumultuous and long continued man-
testations of joy, pride ana confidence.
We know you will b3 faithful to the
constitution and laws to the sympathies
and principles that you are called upon
to represent. We know that you will
not seek to enforce upon the umVil'jng
representatives of the people any policy
of your own devising ; for you have said
that the will of the people is the law pi
the land. The records of the war, and
of your subsequent fidelity, afford evid
ence that the nation can safely and wisely
place you in the chair cf Washington
In behalf cf the convention, we tender
you its nomination for the Presidency,
and solcit its acceptance. We can give
you no higher proof of our gratitude for
your past, or our confidence in your fu
ture. We propose to elect you.
After the applause with which the
above speech was received had ceased,
General Grant replied as follows :
Mr. President and gentlemen of the
National Union convention : I will en
deavor in a very short time to write you
a letter accepting the trust you have im
posed upon meapplause3 and express
ing my gratitude for the confidence you
have placed in me. I will now say but
little orally, and that is to thank yor for
the unanimity with which you have se
lected me a candidate for the Presid
I can say in addition that I looked on
during the proceedings at Chicago with
a great deal of interest, and am gratified
with the harmony and unamimity which
seemed to have governed the delibera
tions of the convention. If chosen to fill
the high office for which you have select
ed me, I will give to its duties the 6ame
energy, the same spirit and the same
will that I have given to the perform
ance of all duties which have devolved
on me heretofore. Whether I shall be
able to perform these duties to your entire
satisfaction time willdetermine.You have
truly said in the course of your address
that I shall have no policy of my own to
interfere against the will of the people.
As the General concluded his spaech
there were long continued applause. Gen
eral Hawley then addressed Speaker
Colfax, saying: "You liave heard our
declaration - of principles at. Chicago,
and therefore I need not repeat them.
You are aware that numerous candidates
for the Vice Presidency were presented.
They were all loved and respected, and
your selection was brought about by the
good wiil and friendship entertained for
yourself. You arc known to the Amer
ican people by fourteen years of public
service. We know you come from the
people, and without false pretense we
may say you are.faithful to principle. The
convention tenders you the nominatian of
Vice Presidet and ask3 your accepta
To this Mr. Coltax replied : Mr. Pres
ident Hawley and gents History has
already proclaimed mat the victories 0
the party you represent during the re
cent war always gave increased hope
and confidence to the nation, which its
reveises and defeats increased the nat
ional peril. It is no light tribute, there
fore, to the millions of Republicans in
the forty-two Slates and Territories, re
presented in the Chicago convention,
that our organixation has been so in
separable interwoven with the best in
terests of the Republic, that the triumphs
and reverses of the one have been the
triumphs and reverse of the other.
Since the General of our armies, with
his heroic followers, crushed the rebell
ion, the key note of its policy, that loy
alty should govern what loyalty preserv
ed, has been worthvof its honored record
in the war. uordiauy agreeing with
the platform adopted y the National
convention, and the resolutions thereto
attached, I accept tho nomination with
which I have been honored, the will
hereafter communicate that acceptance
to you in the more formal minnar that
Whlttier to Colfax.
Oolfax 1 well chosen to preside
O'er Freedom's Conrosj, and to gutdj,
As ona who holds the reigns of fate, . .
The current of its great debate ;
Prompted by one too wiss, and good,
And fair, withal, to be withstood,
TI( re, from our Northern river-banks,
I send to thee m7 hearty thanks
Ferall the patioacs which has borne
The weary toot of Bunkum's horn,
The hissing cf the Copperhead,
And Folly dropping word of lead !
Still wisely roady when tho scale
Hangs posied to make the right prevail ;
Still foremost, though scce3?ions head
Be crashed, with scornful hoel, to tread
The life out from its writhing tail S
As wise, firm, faithful to the end,
God keep thee, prays thy sineero friend,
jo ax G. WHITHER.
Our despatch from St. Louis this mor-
uing announce that a letter, received
there from Fort Lynn, Colorado, says
that the renowed Kit Carson died at that
post on the 23 inst. of a rupture of an ar
tery in the neck. Kit Carson was one
of the most noted of that intrepid race of
mountaineers, trappers, and guides that
have ever been the pioneers of civilization
ia its advancement westward across the
Western continent. He was born in
Madison County, Kentucky, Dec. 24,
1S09, and while he was a mere infant,
lis parents emigrated to what is now
ioward County, Missouri, but what was
then an almost unbroken wilderness. At
the age of fifteen he was apprenticed to
addler with whom he continued two
years, after which he joined a hunting
expedition and thus commenced the pur
suit he followed during the remainder of
his life. For eiht years he was on the
plains leading the adventerou3 life of a
trapper, which he relinquished only on
receiving the appointment of hunter to
Baut's Fort, where he continued eight
years more. At the expiration of this
time he paid a short visit to his family,
and on his return met, for the first time,
General, then Lieut. John C. Fremont,
y jKom his experience in the backwoods
Ji was engaged as guide in his sub-
.aent explorations. In this position he
was eminently useful, and to him is prob
ably due much of the success of those
explorations. In 1S47, Carson was sent
to Washington as bearer of dispatches,
and was then appointed Lieutenant in
the Rifle Corps of the United States
army. In 1S53 he drove 6,000 slaeep
over the mountains to California, a very
hazardous undertaking at that time, and,
on his return to Laos, was appointed In
dian Agent in New-Mexico. Since this
appointment he has been largely instru
mental in bringing about the treaties be
tween the United Stales and the Indians,
and on a mission of this kind he
visited Washington a few weeks ago in
company with a deputation of the red
men, and made a tour of several of the
Northern and Eastern cities. New York
The Cakbolate or Lime. One of
our subscribers in Arizona asks informa
tion as to the use of carbolate of lime to
drive grasshoppers and insects from veg
etables, &c, and its cost. In answerer,
we would state that the carbolate of lime
is a powder, and cost 25 cents a pound.
It is sprinkled on the vegetables cr grass,
like ashes, and then followed with a
sprinkling of water to dampen it and
prevent the wind from blowing it off.
Whenever it disappears it should be re
newed.' In dry weather it last3 several
days, but rain washes it off. As long
as it remains the grasshoppers and all
insects keep away. Many of our citizens
are using it successfully, and regard it
aa very cheap. Omaha Republican.
The Rev. Mr. McMulIen (Roman
Catholic) has challenged Bishop Scott
(Methodist) to a religious discussion,
the former engaging to prove that Meth
odism is no religion, and is anti-republican.
Prof. MattesGn, of New Jersey, in
behalf cf the Bishop, has accepted the
challenge " with the understanding that
the question shall be, "Is Romanisn a sannahs made the welkin ring, as the
corrupt form of Christacity,- or is it no ston8 which the builders refused thus be
Christianity ?" , came the headstone of tho corner.
The World on Gen. Grant.
From The World, May 21, laoS.
It was possible for Grant, after
his failure "to fight it out on one line,"
in his advance cf 1S64, upon Richmond,
to lavish the lives of thousands cf Amer
ican soldiers and to expend hundreds of
thousands cf dollars cf. the nation's trea
sure upon a new campaign, and so finally
wear and worry down the strength of
the rebellion which had already been
mortally wounded by Meada at Gettys
burg. From The World, April 11,1865.
Gen. Grant's history should teach us
to discriminate better than we Amer
icans are apt to do between glitter and
solid work. Our proneness to run after
demagogues and spouters may find a
wholesome corrective in the study of such
a character, as his. The qualities by
which great things are accomplished are
here seen to have no necssary connection
with showy and superficial accomplish
ments, nhen the mas3 of men look
upon such a character, they may learn a
truer respect for themselves and each
other; they are taught by it that high
qualities and great abilities are consis
tent with the simplicty of taste contempt
for parade, and plainness of-manners
with which direct and earnest men have
a strong natural sympathy. Ulysses
Grant, the tanner, Ulysses Grant, the
unsuccessful applicant for the post of
City Surveyor of St. Louis, Ulysses
Grant, the driver into that city cf his
two-horse team with a load of wood to
sell, had within him every manly quality
which will cause the name cf Lieutenant
General Grant to live forever in history.
His career is a lesson in practical demo
cracy; it is a quiet satire on dandyism,
the puppyism, and the shallow affecta
tion of our fashionable exquisites a3 well
as upon the swagger of our plausible,
glib tongued demagogues. Not by any
means that great qualities are inconsis
tent with cultivated manners and a fluent
elocution ; but that such superfical ac
complishments are no measure of worth
Gen. Grant s last brilliant campaign
sets the final saal upon his reputation.
It stamps him as the superior of his able
antagonist as well as of all the commas
ders who have served with cr under
him in the great campaign cf the last
year. It is this sureness cf judgment
which see3 precisely where lies the turn
ing point; which sees precisely what
are th objects that justify the utmost
streach of presistence ; it 13 this ability
to take in the whole field of view in just
prespective and due subordination o!
parts, that is tho mark of a superior
mind. Gen. Grant his taken out of the
hands of all critics tho question whether
it belongs to him. He has wan his
greatest triumph orer the most j;kiliful
and accomplished General on the other
e; over a G?neral who foiled him
long enough to prove hi3 great mastery
of the art of war; and the completeness
of whose defeat is a testimony to Grant's
genius such as a victory over any other
General of the Confederacy, or even an
earlier victory over Lee himself, could
not have given. Apply to Gen. Grant
what test you will; measure him by the
magnitude of the obstacle he has sur
mounted, by the value of the positions
he has gained, by the fame of the an
tagonist over whom he has triumphed,
by the achievements of his most illustri
ous co-workers, by the sureness with
which he directs his indomitable energy
to the vital point which is the key of a
vast field of operations, or by that su
preme test of consummate ability, the
absolute completeness of hi3 results, and
he vindicates his claim to stand next
after Napoleon and Wellington, among
the great soldiers of lhi3 century, if not
on a level with the latter.
A Masonic Biblical Legend.
The following is said to be the expla
nation cf the text ; "The stcne which the
builders refused, the same 53 become the
head-stone of the corner." It is said
that when Solomon's Temple was buil
ding, all the stones were brought from
the quarry- ready cut and fashioned, and
there were marked on all the blocks the
places where they were to be put.
Among the stones was a very curious one;
it seemed cf no desirable shape, it ap
peared unfit for any portion of the buil
ding. They tried it at this wall, but it
would not fit; they tried it in another,
but it could not be accommodated ; so,
vexed and angry, they threw it away.
The Temple was so many years building
that the stone become covered wiih moss,
and grass grew around it. Everybody
passing by ianghed at the stone; they
said Solomon was wise, and doubtless
all the other stones ware right ; bat as
for that block, they might as well send
it back to the quarry, for they were
qnite sure it was meant for nothing.
Year after year rolled on, and the poor
stone was still despised ; the builders
constantly refused it. The eventful day
came '.when the Temple was to be finish
ed and opened, and the multitude was
assembled to see the grand sight. The
builders slid; "Where i3 the tcp stone?
Where is the pinnical ?" They little
thought where the crowning marble was,
until some one said : "Perhaps that stcne
which the builders refused is meant to
be the top-stone." They then took it,
and hoisted it to the top cf the house;
and as it reached the summit they found
it well adopted to the place. Lcud ho-
Wasiiixgtc, May 19, 1503.
The happiest hours I hev enjoyed for
years, passed over mo last night. . Tho
failyoor to impeach filled, me with joy,
When the vote wuz announced tlr
wuz the mildest enthoosiism manifested.
The streets wuz imraejitly filled with the
faithful. Baltimore and the cities fur
ther South had vomited all over Wash
ington. Mrs. Cobb, no longer in leers,
bed returned. The brokers, whisky
spekilafers, and those who bed hed diiTi
calties wi:h court3 on account ur irregu
larities in the currency they manufac
tured, wuz all here, and joyful. Confed
erate Captains, Kernels and Brigadier
forgot their re?-pective ranlo and cm
braced each other in the public streeti.
the gray coats wich hed seen scrvis at
Antetam and Harper's Ferry made their
appearance agin, the drinkin raloon3
filled up ez ef by magic; in fact, ths
s;een reminded me vrrv much uv th?
revival uv the coz on the; 22 uv Fobroa
At the White. House there wuz the
most terrific exhilerashun. The Presi
dent sat smilin serenely. Sekretary
Wells (blessins on his frosty pow) wuz
ez lively ez tho Dunderberg, and Patter
son wuz normal. The room wuz crow
ded with persons eager to congratulate
the President on his success, and every
minit congratulatory despatches wuz bsin
received from all parts uv the country,
uv which the follerin is samples:
"New York, 19th. '
We hev renoced hope. The country
is safe. We are re-deckoratia our club
room. Portrates uv Fessenden, Chas-)
and Trumbull now adorn our walls 1 e
tween those cf Fernandy Wood, Book
annan and Peerse. The city is jubilant.
Hale to the noble eight !"
Fekxaxeo Wood." -
Coxcoud, N. H., 19.h.
The Dimocrisy uv N00 Hamp-hecr
send greeting to Noo Hampshecr's no
blest son, Salmon P. Chase. We forgive
and we cum him. F. Peekce."
"Noo Orleans, l(Jih.
The city is ablaze with enthoosiasrn.
My old poleecc i.. now paradia the
street?, a cherin for Chase, Fessecden
and Trumbull. Ez I write they are criv
in nine cheers and a tiger ez they pass
the spot at which Dostie wuz shot. Juio
Abell desires me to add his congratula
shuns. Monroe, ex-Mayor." -
Peort, 111., 19:h.
The circle which hez a interest ia ths
handlin uv ardent spirits at this placa
congratulates the President cn L13 tri
umph over his (and our) enemies. Tha
confidence in the integrity uv the Scnii
wuz not misplaced. They consider 'tha
money they contributed to bring abo;it
thi3 result well spent, and will promptly
honor any draft made upon cm for meanj
to carry His Eggeslency safe thrj thj
remaining ten articles.
The President promptly ansered ihij
telegram statin that no more money
was needed to be yoo-ed for impeach
ment purposes, ez the contract with Sen
ators kivered the entire eleven articles.
There were others form Morrisey,
Vallandigham, and others, all Lreethia
ths same spirit uv thankfuincs3 for tha
result, and all acknowledgin indebtedness
to the noble Republikins wich hed brot
it about. . These .come from my old Ken
"Halleloojy! I'll have my niggers
again Thank Hevin! My soniJo3:re i3
even now finding out their whereabouts.
The Lord be praised ! Ilev elready ssb-
joogated three uv em. Sdah ! Bills is
rmgiug and boa fires 13 blazin."
Pec It AM.
"The Corners congratulate yco and
the President. I commence work to
morrow on the enlargement uv my dis
tillery, which wuz suspended when the
impeachmaat cnp'easantni3 was beua.
All hale l McPrLTEit.
Hale! all hale! Amid the general
rejoicin, can't yooborrer enuff to pay th
bill yoo owe me 2 The Corners is tlazin.
Two nigger3 hev bin hung on the public
square; and Pollock's store i3 in a state uv
seige. The boys are bound to clean him
cut thi3 time cure." Basco:.
"Couriers jist in from toards Garres
town. Within ten minutes after the
news reached em the Nigger settlement
wuz in a blaze and the two Bjrow tf n
chers there wuz reported ciisin. Glory
enuff for Kentucky." Pc:jt.
Why," sed I to Randall, who sat
moody and alone," don't voo and . ths
President share ia the general exilera
tioa? He doesn't seem to be tho Jeast
"Why shcod we ?" "Doth th? shep
herds go into spasms over the sheep ho
hez safe in his fold ? The fact i?, our
eggscitin time wez sevral weeks ago,
while we wuz buyin uv em, ona arrangin
for this. The Black Crock is rather
starthn to the behoider from
front, but to the managers who contra;
ted tor the legs at so much arai
arranged the tabl, it ain't so startfin.'
"Thickest thou tne new programme
will result ez the President hopes ?"
"Ef it amounts to nothin, why glad ?"
Becoz it lets Johnson and me out.
When Arnold went back cn his coua
trymeu, his' countrymen fcrgct Joodis
Iskariot ; when Aaron Burr arize, they
to wunst forgot Arnold ; Pierce drora
Burr out uv the public mind ; Bockar.m
made em forget Pierce; Joha-oa rands
em forget Bookanan, and now Chis3 ard
Trumbull will mike em forget Jchasca
and me. .
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