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The Butler herald. (Butler, Ga.) 1875-1962, April 29, 1879, Image 2

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THE BUTLER HERALD ,!ble fi>r that state of affairs,the Re-j publicans wi)| elect the next Pres- W..N* BENN8. Edttar ami Pullsher. tfcjuoCAiiTioM Taxes $1.00. Pam Ammu* TUESDAY APRIL 89th 1879. PRESIDENT MAKING. We reprint in this issue of the Hek- Ai.n an article from the New York Sun on the subject of “President making,” and which we regrot to say) we believe' Is in the main just and true. Both parties are obnoxious to the charges preferred by the 8uu but not to the same extent; for, the Democratic party been forced into its present atti tude by the course of the Republicans. The Democrats in Congress propos ed to repeal the law authorizing the use of the army at elections. This was and is resisted by the Republican par ty and denounced as wrong and revo lutionary. This of course forced tbe Democratic party to deny the charge and defend its course and show that it was and is just, proper, and constitu tional. Had the Republican party been willing to leave to the people the making oi a President, as was the case in the better days of the Republic, all the Appropriation bills could have been passed into laws, in one month’s time> and Congress could then have adjourn ed and restored quiet to the country. Indeed, had it not been for “President Making” there would have been no ex tra session of Congress. But the Re publican party evidently is unwilling to risk a fair and free election, and therefore wish the President to retain the power »f using the army at the polls and thus being able to name his successor as President Grant actually did two years ago. Hence all tbe an gry debates of the prescut session of Congress. Not only does the spirit of President making prevail in Congress, but it per vades all the high departments of the Federal Government; and nine-tenths of the appointments to office are made by them with this purpose in view. For instance Secretary Sherman desir ed to be President, and therefore ap points men to office not on account of their qualifications to discharge the duties of the offices to which, they are assigned, but because they are able to aid 1dm in his political aspirations. One of his latest appointees is ex-Scn- ator Conover, who was doubtless ap pointed for his supposed influence in Florida. We trust the time will come when the making of Presidents will be left ^bere ^sirn^rly. belongs, namely, withhe people. When that day ar- | if it ever does, there will be a thorough reform in the political econo my of this country,and we may reason ably expeot that peaces and quiet which the people of all sections so greatly ident by ao overwhelming majuri- ty aud re tain power for ut least the next decade of years. We trust that our leaders in Congress will not fiom the dictates of prudence and modeiatioa aud not allow their course to be influ enced by passion or the taunts of their opponents. We regard the present crisis as the turning point in the fortuuea ot the Democratic party for years to come. We trust its action will bo such as to secure the confidence and approvul ot the country. about something lika substantial reform of the moot flagrant abuses. Unfortu nately, their leaders, like those whom they antagonise, are selfish and ambi tious. They are not content with the. opportunity to do good, but dmuaud the first place and tha highest h mors, to say nothing of the spoils. While these rivals are contending for ascendency, the depression of all industry continues. It is boasted that the sale of the four per cent loan, the last part of it at a premium, which has itreo risen remarkably, is a great ichievemetit. No man engaged in bu siness, or who has to carve out his. for tune l»y industry aud enterprise, can rejoice at any such conversion of bonds, except to tlm extent of the reduction in the rate of interest. It proves con clusively that while there is abundant capital for every need, confidence does not exist to employ it; and it seeks in vestment at a rate of intorest unknown to our experience in any normal con dition of affair*. This grinding system may he pleasant to the bondholder; to syndicates, to the banker, to the broker, mid to those who have assured incomes, but to the millions who have built up this country by their brains and mus cle, and who depend upon a healthy condition of industry aud business for their success, it means ruin and suffer ing.—New York Sun. r / - IRON item, ATONIC Pr.p.rallM 61 WON .M CAUIAYA BARK. I. umMMtLn .116 16. P6...I.I., Endanod by the Medical Ptofusilon, and recommended by them for Dyipeeala, General Debility, Fe. male Dlaeaeea, Want of Vitality.Ac., Ac. Vaiatketared the Dr. Harter Kedlelae Co., Re. SIS N. Hall Street, St. Leelat Tho following la one of tho very many testimonial! we are receiving dally ago I began the,use of Da. Hartbr'S Irqh Tome, epen the advlod ». 1 wa» Buffering from general debility to «uch an extent ‘ ’ OrnlUmtn:—Somo throe n ■ come aleo a.clearness -‘id with double this ease. With the tranquil nerve and vigor of body, has thought never before enjoyed. If the Tome has not done the work, I know •redR. Most gratefully yours, Tatar, O., Jan. 1,1878. J. P. Watsow, Taitor Christian ChpNh, Troy, (X fer Rale by DfegfUU aad Seaeral Dealers fiverywleere. BUTLER We learn from the Sandersville Courier that a terrible fire occured mi the premises of Mr. W. H. Par sons, ab ut. one mile we4 of that city, on Friday night, which re sulted in the burning and total destruction of a largo, new three- story barn, together with six head of horses, four cows aud calves, five hundred bushels of coru, a large quautity of fodder, hay, pens, chains, ground pea*, and all his hamcd:* aud farming implements. Tlu* barn was sixty by sixty-six feet, And was considered the finest in the county, Mr. Parsons esti mates his loss at forty-five hundred dollars. No insurance. The Cour ier says “the wails nnd groans of the burniug stock and cattle in the ugou.es of a terrible death could he heard a long distance, and were heari-reudering aud sickening in the last degree.” The fire is supposed to h ive been the work of an incendiary. USE THIS BRAND. Congress. The army appropriation bill has passed both Honsee of Congress and gone to the President for his actioD upon it, and before another issue of this paper goes to prese we will know whether it is to be come a law or not. It has been strongly intimated by the frieods of the President that the hill will be vetoed; while we truet th.se predictions or intima- tions will prove to be withoot foun dation, we greatly fiar it will be otherwise. In the event Mr. Hayes shall veto the bill there will be a great responsibility npon the Democrat ic party. 1 Suppose in the event of a veto the Democrats shall recede fiom their demands, the country will hold them respon ible for all the trouble and bad' feeliog result ing from extra session of Con- greee; tor,-me hill could have been passed in the last Congress had the Democrats ceased to demand the repeal of the law allowing the iMe of the army ah elections. On the ether hand, .if the Dem ocrats persist in their demands, there will b? ni money ini the snr- port of the army after next June; and, shonldlh^people believe that She Democratic: party is responsi- President Making. Congress 1ms now been in session more than a.month, without disposing of either of the Appropriation hills that rendered the extra session neces sary, and without an attempt to dp anything else practical or useful. This valuable time has been used by both parties —for one is equally culpable with the other—fti preliminary work for the Presidential campaign of next year. Th& whole debate in the Senate and in the House of Representatives has been directed to that single point. Every move oh the board 1ms had that object in view, ami nothing else. The stagnation in business and the distress in every industrial pursuit, the absence of enterprise and tho pa ralysis of trade, seem .to make no se rious impression on Congress. On Mon day last, tho greatest number of hills ever knowu to be presented on a singl* day were referred in tliu House of Rep resentatives. Most of them looked to relief from burdens in one form or an other, nnd to that extent gave voice to the suffering all over the country. The groat hulk of these hills will tinvcr einerge from the committee room. Tludr authors intended or expected them .to be huiicd there. This is the stone which the hungry constituent gets for bread; and when called to account, the sharp politician tells him the rules of the House stood in the wuy, hut his bill will surely puss at the next session Meanwhile, the member is casting about for the most likely candidate fi r President, and devotes ivliutever abili ty he may have to advancing his nomi nation. Politics and President making have come to l>e the chief business of Con gress. Nearly every measure-proposed on either side has a partisan aim or bearing. The great public interests, and what may he called a national pol- ioy which looks to tho gtmcrul good with no sectional preference, have few if any representatives in either House. And when the whole matter is stripped of its disguises, and the shams of dem agogues are cast aside, tho contests between parties is resolved for the most part iuto a scramble for tho offices. The professions of plutforms are mere catch words, which have little significance after they are uttered. Re publicans and Democrats alike have falsified their pledges. They both seek possession of the Government and of the vast patronage arising from hundred millions of yearly recoipts and expenditures, and more than a hun dred thousand officers to manipulate this immense machine. The struggle for possession is the bane of our poli tics, and if continued on the present line, will become one of the most *eri- ous dangers to free institutions. The sectional crusade which is now waged so fiercely, and is used to alarm the timid and thoughtless, is tbe out come of this desperate desire to hold on to the administration and its patron age, by which the managers are made powerful and rich. There are leaders j who shout loudest on this subject, who, j gTOSS&SgJfe like the Roman soothsayers, cannot C* A, ' 1,, “ ull!t ' 8 “ l look in each other’s faces without laugh-' ing, ftfter an exhaustive effort to prove! Notice * or Leave to tell Land that the South, with its minority of I GEORGIA-Taymii Counts : population and representation, ss a ** Arl menace to the great North and West, united in one race, constantly growing, and certain after the next census to hold the destinies of the Union in their handa against all comers and combina tions. If the million of voters who last fall stepped outside the jines of the parties, because neither satisfied them, were wise, they might dictate terms to one or the other in such a way as to briug AND AllAti NViTii HAMMERBRND. 99* CHEMICALLY PURE. BEST IN THE WORLD. BETTER THAN AiY 5ALARATLS. One tcaspooiiful of this Soda used will milk equals Four tenspoonsftils of of the best Raking Powder, saving Twenty Times its cost. See package lor valuable infor mation. If the teaspoonful is too large and does not produce good results at first, use less attewards. feb.4-tf. ceased, bus Applied tor f*i\ve to sell nil Un real ty belonging to the ««Isle ot M<id deet ed. dll parties cnucerned • are hereby re quired so slioa cause il any they cun, on < before the lirsi Monday in .May mu!, wl:, leave should uni h* ur.iutud Raid Adminis trator to M-il said land. Given uuoi r my hand un official signature. This 31ut March 187U iprl-w4w. JAMES D, FUSS, Ordinary. The next session of this Institution will- oj en January 15 1879. • ' , The rates of tuition will be as follows: Primary department. —*•— -— $1 50 per month. Academic, —— * 2.50 “ “ Higher —»— 2 &0“ “ Incidental Fee 1 .75 per Session. have made a liberal deduction on our past ra»w. Instruct inn will h« tburmtgfi and discipline striot. All tho cVparmieht.1 will bo tided with competent teat turn Tbs President will give special attention to the• control or tho *«itotxI rooms. Tl* primary Ic-partinent will bo visited morning and sltcruon by him n<m the other depurtmt-au at least once every day. The sobool room will be made comfortable and every facility afforded tho stadt-nt* for rapid progress. Good recitation* will be required aud no utudenl yiU be allowed tQ puss over a lesson until be understands it. We earnestly usk the continued support of our patrons and promise to niuTce *v*y i ffort to deserve their support, Fer six years we havo tfio undivided support of this community and we mentinu this as our best fecomm«udrttior lo Him* winning a •jood school for their children, lioard and tuition combined enn bo had for less than *12.00 per month. Lih*r»*. dis counts will be made for payments in ndviinec. For further information a rid ran*. JAIMES T, WHITE, President. I hate the pleasure of informing my friends and patron, hat I am now receiving my STOCK or MILLINERY, FLOWERS, ORNAMENTS ETC. At mjr Kew Location, to. 84 Baud.lpli Strc.t. to which your special attention is invited. fir a. /. JvNIE W. Iiflfd.BE? has charge of thc'X^iTJdJdlfG, ZSTlcatina and Stamping to Order. Aleo Jirest Making Mrs. IL A. BUSSEY, No, 34 Randolph Stree, Columbus, Ga, oct.8-3m House-Furnishing Emporium. 'dim, 92 Ohery Street, Macon Ga *s<f Slorpblne hahtttared. jy-,; J » »fc}- pattern*. Come aud see the finest assortment of Crockery, French Chin, and American China, house rcit.Yisin.va gooes, Staple and plain Tin Ware, Toilet Seta, Agate Iron Ware See, Cutlery of all binds. Agent for the celebrated EXCELSIOR HOT BLAST COOK STOVE. Also, Charter Oak, Sunny 8outh,Cottoo Plant and otter desirable •ov.-Ut-tf,