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NTINGDOY GLOBE, A DEMOCRATIC FAMILY JOURNAL, DEVOTED TO LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS, &C.
Cireztlation—the largest in the COWL(
Wednesday, September 3, 1856
JAMES BUCHANAN, of Pennsylvania
FOE NICE PRESIDENT,
;MIN C. BRECKINEIDGE, of Ky
FOR CANAL COMMISSIONER,
GEORGE SCOTT, of Columbia couuty
FOR AUDITOR GENERAL,
JACOB FRY, Jr., of Montgomery co
FOR suni - E - Yor, GENERAL,
JOHN ROWE, of Franklin county
DEIVIOCP..A.TIC COUNTY TICKET
NICHOLAS CRESSWELL, of Alexandria
GRAFF - US 'MILLER, of Huntingdon.
JOHN LONG, of Shirleysburg.
JOHN CRESSWELL, of West.
HENRY ZIMMERMAN, of Hopewell.
DIRECTOR OF THE POOR,
DAVID BARRICK, of Barree.
AUGUSTINE L. GRIM, of Huntingdon
Charles R. Duchalew, IVII - - - mrin INrCandless
1-oco. IV. Nebingcr, 13—Abraham Edinger,
—Pierce Butler, 11—Reuben Wilber,
3—Edward Wartinan, L3—Ceorgo A. Crawford,
4—Win. 11. Witte, 10--James Black.
s—Joh zi McNair, 17—H. .1. Stable,
6---job, N. Minton . , IS-401111 D. Roddy,
7—David Lanry, 19—Jacob Tllrmv,
B—Charles Kessler. 20—.1. A. J. Buchanan,
9—James Patterson, 21—Wm. Wilkins,
10—Isaac danker, 22—James 0. Campbell,
11—F. IV. linghes. 23—T. Cunningham,
12—Thomas Osterhon h. 24--. john Kcatly,
Democratic County Committee.
William Colon. Chairman, Huntingdon, Pa
Ferry Owens. Birmingham. tSitomel Bolliager,Cromwell
Thomas Bell . Barree. Wm. Templeton, Orbisonia.
John Porter. Alexandria. Jacob Mint. E , ;(1.,
William Taylor. Clay. Saninel McFeters, Tell.
Caleb Greenland, Cass tavp. Jacob Cohort, Springliell.
Geo. W. Speer. Cas , eriDe. David
Ea:: Ifuntinplon. Jacob Longoneeker, West.
B. /haw(' Petrilcon, Thos. Ozbarn. dack , on.
- - Jacob
Jackson Fee. lienderson. ,Jacob Ilarneame. Porter.
Dutton 31adden. Dully. Clio. It. Hunter. Petersburg.
Simnel Eby, Mt. Union. 3. Vandevainler,Esq.Witilter
Daniel Isenberg. Shirley 111. Jacob Grove. Fenn.
J. G. Liglitm.r. 'Shirleyslitm.r. 11. Zimmerman, nopewell
James Ch a I I erlaiu. Warrion,n:ark.
THE. EA.TCHANAN PUG ATEOHIII.
‘• The Yederat Union—it nowt be prt,erved."—A.NDnEv. -
—•• Disunion a word which ought vot to be breathed
oioay:t fls. C. ?YU in a achinp••r. The zmrd cavidtobe consi6l
- one of (11 . 6 - vllld wizen, and our altildrrn ...booty' be taught
t7od it 1,7 so , ril, to proIIOIIIICC IN.:(II.INAti.
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ty who are not subscribers ! how many of
these will send in their names? Since the
first of August we have added the names of
a good number of the most influential men in
the county who have heretofore acted with
the Whig party. We have room for at least
one hundred more of the same kind, and for
ail Democrats, Blaek Republicans and. Know
Nothings who want correct information,—
Send in your names. Don't depend upon
borrowing from your neighbors.
Our County Ticket
We have received letters from every part
of the county, assuring us that the ticket put
in - nomination by the late Democratic County
Convention, will receive the cordial support
of every Democrat. The Old Line Whigs
too, and here and there a Fremont and Fill
more man, pleased with the character of the
ticket, will . give it their votes. We have nev
er known a ticket to be more acceptable to
its party, or the voters generally, than the
one put in nomination by the democracy.—
That it will be elected, there can not he the
ONE or THE Fiturrs.—The Black Republi
cans are partially successful in their business
of creating disorder and panic throughout
the country. The Pittsburg nion, says that
one of the fruits of their factious opposition
to the administration of the laws whereby
they defeated the appropriation for the army,
has just been evinced in the vicinity of Pitts
burg. Over one hundred employees at the
United States Arsenal were last week dis
charged, and their work, though all-important
to the Government, suspended because Black
Republicanism to subserve its own ambitious
schemes refuses the necessary supplies of our
army. This is the beginning of the end
they seek to attain. Revolution is threaten
ed, and the practical movement toward it al
Last week we gave notice of the receipt of
a letter from John Ashman, Esq., intended.
for publication. We give it below: Mr..
Ashman is one of the oldest citizens of Hun
ti n g don vunty, and occupies a high position
in the respect of all who know him.' Yet the
vigor - with which he writes completely anni
hilates the assertion of the " Journal" that
his present political course is the consequence
of doting old age 1 In his earlier days Mr.
Ashman was a prominent man in our county,
and took an active part in political affairs,
but for some years past he had retired fromthe
political field, or at least refrained from all
political interference, contenting himself with
the discharge of that duty incumbent upon
every good citizen, of attending the polls and
casting his vote *according to the dictates of
conscience, of right, and of duty. His for
mer political association was entirely with
the opposition, and was twice elected to the
Legislature by the Whigs of this county, but
as "new occasions teach men new duties,"
Mr. Ashman was too honest and too patriotic
-to allow his former prejudices to deter him
from an open and fearless discharge of duty
in the present political contest. This seems
to have raised the ire of the piping scribblers
down town, and to them the letter is direct
ed. That all may perfectly understand the
matter, we quote one of the Journal's 'flings
to which Mr. Ashman replies :
The last Globe parades the name of one John Ashman,
of Clay tp., before its readers, as a converted Whig who
now supports _Buchanan. This is cruel to Mr. Ashman,
who is now as Shakespere says in " second childhood."—
Besides this. Mr. Ashman is a native of , a Shire ,State and
his proclivities therefore would naturally be for the "pecu
liar institutions" of his native State. The Globes party is
welcome to all such accessions.
Mn. EDITOR their issue of the 20th
inst. the Editors of the "Huntingdon Jour
nal" have taken occasion to direct the pub
lic attention toward me by a very personal
and insulting paragraph under the caption,
" Poor Old. Man." Coming from such a
source, from parties whose reputation for
slander is established, whose vituperations
have no weight nor credence with the, public,
and. fall harmless upon those whom they in
tend to injure; I could well afford to pass
this last illustration of impotent malice in
silent contempt; but, as they have ventured
to make an assertion which is false in fact,
and which would tend to deprive me of an
accidental honor in which I must confess I
take some pride—it may be a weakness and
an evidence of " second childhood" —I al
lude to my having been born in Pennsylva
nia, and. not in any existing slave State, as
they would wish to insinuate ; I have thought
it advisable to bestow a passing notice upon
the scurrillous article in question.
" Poor Old. Man." That lam poor is too
true, but I have yet to learn that poverty can
be charged to man as a crime, or that it is
just ground for reproach, and with regard to
my being old, I can only say, that, among
manly and. true-minded men, old. age has ever
been regarded as a passport to respect and
consideration, never as an incentive to insult
„ Ta i Tf T linve relameg. into "sec
ond ehildishnes.s," I have at leas he satis
faction of being accompanied by most of the
high-minded and respectable men of the
party to which I formerly belonged, and can
solace myself with the refiection'that I was
among the first old-line Whigs who joined the
Democratic party from the conviction that it
is the only party capable of preserving the
federal union entire, and staying that torrent
of abolitionism which now threatens to over
whelm us with irretrievable disaster. My
course has since been endorsed by Pratt,
Pearce, Clay and a host of uncompromising
Whigs, who, so long as there was a shadow
of hope for the resuscitation of their party,
stood manfully in the front ranks, fighting for
their long-cherished principles, and resisting
all encroachment. With such countenance
and support I cannot well be disturbed by
the petty but malignant attacks of the sapient
editors of the Journal, who, like Pope and
Pagan in Bunyan's allegory, sit• powerless
within their den, grinding their teeth with
rage and venting their spleen upon all
grims who pass over to an opposing faith.
That I am a native of a slave State is sim
ply a falsehood,—l perhaps ought to have
said an error,—but these gentlemen, are noten
titled to any courtesy, whatever; they have
themselves long abandoned all the amenities
of controversy in their language and conduct
towards others. Pennsylvania is my native
State, and if these model editors wish to get
rid of the falsity of their assertion by stating
that Pennsylvania was a slave-holding State
at the time of my nativity, then every " old
man," " poor" or rich, who may have been
born in this State at as early a date as my
self, rests under the same imputation, which .
they have endeavored to fasten upon me.—
Upon the horns of this dilemma I leave them
I have been a subscriber to the "Hunting
don Journal" from its first advent before the
public until within the last few months, but,
having long been disgusted by the base per
sonalities in which its editors are accustomed
to indulge, added to the wavering political
course which they have thought proper to
pursue, I determined to cut the connection.—
The Journal was established for the" advocacy
of Whig principles, and when it deserted the
Whig cause and ecame a purely abolition
print, no true Whig could any longer consci
entiously support it.
I feel, Sir, that I am imposing upon your
valuable space in giving refutation to the
slanders of a paper so thoroughly contempti
ble as the Journal, but I trust that your well
known courtesy will induce you to conquer
your repugnance on this occasion, as it is in
behalf of a " poor old man" that your gener
osity will be extended ; and I beg to assure
you that I will not again be instrumental in
rescuing either the editors or their wretched
paper from that oblivion into which both it
and they are fast falling.
I am, Sir, very tinily yours,
Cf.Ar Tr., 2.5 th Aug., 1856.
The Republican County Delegate Convention met. in this
place on yesterday and put in nomination the following
Asseruldy—Wm. P. Orld.-ion, Huntingdon. -
Associate Judges—.Tottri Morrison, Shirley, and Jonathan
Sheriff•--John A, Doyle, Shirley.
District Attorney—Theo. 11. eremer, Ilintingdon.
Director of the Poor—Peter Swoope, Iluatingdon.
Surveyor—JaQ..E. Glasgow, Penn.
.Itv4itor—Janies Crea, Dtiblitt.
Letter from John Ashman, Esq.
From the Huntingdon Journal
Poor Old Dian.
For the Huntingdon Globe
The Itepublican Ticket.
Were They Honest ?
When. Know Nothingism started up, we
,denounced it as.a gross deception—ea scheme
by which unprincipled demagogues - who had
failed to accomplish their own purposes un
der old party organizations, sought to rise to
places of honor and profit. We contended •
that the getters-up of that political pestilence
were not honest, and did not themselves be
lieve that our free institutions were endan
gered by the Catholics and Foreigners living
in our midst. Our impeachment of their
honesty and sincerity gave them great offence,
and they denounced us in fearfully wrathful
terms for daring to question the purity of
their motives, We maintain that they had
given abundant evidence, of the impurity of
their motives. They, says the Valley Spirit,
professed to believe that genuine American
principles and feelings were dying out under
the baleful influence of "Catholicism and
Foreignism," and they proposed to cure the
stupendous evil by claiming for Americans
the right to rule America—a right which no
body disputes, and which none but Ameri
cans, either native or adopted, can exercise.
They filled the air with their clamor against
Catholics and Foreigners, and plastered their
papers all over with appeals to Americans to
rally under the Know Nothing standard and
defend their free institutions, the foundations
of which were being sapped by "the Jesuits,
the Irish and the Germans." What have
they to say now on this subject? • Nothing!
They silently acknowledge that their profes
sions were false. They have dropped the
Foreign and Catholic question, and raised
the banner of Black Republicanism. Instead
of leading their forces against a foreign ene
my, they are marshaling them for an on
slaught upon one section of our common coun
try. The old war-cry of "Americans must
rule America" is heard no more, save from
a straggling adherent of Mr. FILLMORE. Kau•
sas, bleeding Kansas, is now the burden of
the song of the Know Nothing leaders. The
Pope is no longer the great scarecrow he
was a few months ago. The Border Ruffian
has taken his place ! It is not Catholicism,
but Slavery, that is spreading its dark -pall
over our country ! It is the Missourians,
not the Foreigners, that threaten to sap the
foundations of our liberty ! What a wonder
ful change a few short months have - wrought!
Now as the FREMONT Know Nothings have
shown by their abandonment of the princi
ples of their order, that they were not honest
in their attachment to the so-called "Ameri
can" organization, how can they expect those
whom they have so shamefully deceived to
repose confidence in their present professions?
If they magnified the dangers to be appre
hended from "Foreignism and. Catholicism,"
as is confessed by their abandonment of those
issues, what ne placed. on the
Traneas stories they are now retailing with
such hearty good will ? Are the people will
ing to follow these corrupt demagogues
through all their tortuous windings? Are
the people willing to change their principles
every three months, simply because certain
ambitious "leaders" find it convenient to
change theirs? Those leaders abandoned
the old parties to which they belonged, be
cause, as they said,- those parties were cor
rupt. Sensible people laughed at the idea
of these political prostitutes abandoning a
party on account of its corruption, but that
was their allegation: They went to work to
build up a new party—a pure party—one
that would restore "the purity of the early
days of the Republic." By lying and cheat
ing they triumphed in 1854, but in spite of
their lying and cheating they were beaten in
1855 ; and now, in 1856, nine-tenths of them
in the Northern States have abandoned the
platform they stood on in 1855, and instead
of crying out against Catholics and Foreign
ers, their voice is raised against the South,
that portion of the Union in which Wnsunce-
TON -vas born, and lived, and died and was
buried. Before the nomination of FitEnto:%.er,
their cry was "Americans must rule Ameri
ca;" but now the ilfHeans have risen to the
first importance, and the white men - who com
pose the army of the United States are to be
thrown out of employment because the Presi
dent, their commander-in-chief, will not so
dispose the army as to promote the abolition
disunion purposes Of GREELEY and GIDDINGS.
If these renegade leaders—renegades first
from the Democratic and Whig parties,
(principally the latter,) and secondly from
the "American" or Know Nothing party—
we say if these renegade leaders are soundly
beaten, as they assuredly will be, at the ap
proaching elections, they will again "turn a
short corner" - and be found advocating some
principle or measure not embraced in any
platform heretofore laid down by any politi
cal party. Will the people follow them ?
Will sober-minded farmers, mechanics and
laboring men dance to any tune these dema
gogues may play? In 1852, when many of
these same leaders were endeavoring to se
cure the Irish and the Catholic vote for GOD.
SCOTT, the tunes they played were "Erin Go
Bragh" and "St. Patrick's Day in the Morn
ing." Two years later, when engaged in an
unholy crusade against Foreigners and Cath
olics, their favorite airs were "Yankee Doo
dle" and "Hail Columbia." At present they
play "Old Dan :Tucker" and other popular
Ethiopian melodies. Traitors to the party
to which they belonged prior to 1854, and
traitors to the party which they formed in
that year, they will doubtless, a year hence,
he traitors to the party they are now leading
against the Constitution and the Union.
Can it be possible the rank and file of the
opposition to the Democracy are so blind
that they can be led from one political mon
strosity to another, by the unprincipled poli
ticians who led the Know Nothing party last
year and are leading the negro or 2zotking
party in this campaign ? Is there not virtue,.
and honor, and manliness and independence
enough in the ranks of the opposition, to
drive out the self-constituted leaders and re
store the party to the respectable position
occupied by our opponents when most of
them were proud to call themselves Whigs?
Or have the rank and file, like the leaders,
made up their mind to Africanise the Union
or let it slide? They must answer at the
From the Chambersburg Talley Spirit.
WAS PREMONT A CATHOLIC ?
Did he or did ho not eat Mule meat on
The dispute between the FILLMORE and
FREMONT papers in relation to the religion of
the Black Republican candidate for the Pres
idency, which had partially subsided, has
broken out afresh and is carried on with re
newed vigor. When we last referred to the
subject, we thought the woolly horse was in
a fair way to get clear of his Catholic rider.
But the rider holds on and plies the scourge
and steel to the lacerated sides of the affright
ed Rocky mountain nag. It is in vain that
the friends of FREMONT deny his Catholicism.
The FILLMORE men are piling up the proof
mountain high, that FREMONT was a Catholic,
and that if he is not one now, he has chang
ed his religion, as well as his politics, to suit
the circumstances by which he is at present
surrounded. This restless adventurer seems
to be ready for anything. By challenging
Hon. HENRY S.' FooTE to mortal combat, he
showed a disposition to imbrue his hands in
the blood of a brother Senator. By purchas
ing breeding cows for his own use in Califor
nia, with funds belonging to the government,
he showed a laxity of morals that is not gen
erally regarded as a qualification for the Pres
idency. By changing his fire-eating South
Carolina political proclivities, which led him
to vote with ATCHISON and SOULE, and other
extreme Southern Senators, against DOEOLAS
and others who arc denounced as " slavery
extensionists,"—he has shown that the polit
ical opinions he so vehemently professed were,
like the woolly covering he now wears, only
skin deep. And by deserting the religion of
his father, the religion of his youth and the
religion of his manhood, he has proved to the
world his willingness to sacrifice what all
mankind hold most dear. And to what end
has he discarded his politics and his religion?
T 6 the end that he may be elected President
of the United States, and from the _Mansion
appropriated to the use of the Chief Magis
.trate"may spit upon Pic grave of 1V Aslum - GroN,
as GREELEY spits upon every platform which
recognizes the rights of that section of the
Union to which the Father of his Country
'When it was first charged that FREMONT
was either a Catholic or a renegade from the
Catholic faith, our neighbors of the Reposi
tory and Transcript fired up at once and came
down with a flat contradiction of the charge.
They are now confronted by a witness whose
testimony it will not do for them to undertake
to discredit. Who that witness is, they will
find by reading the following from the Phil
adelphia Daily News, the leading FILLMORE
Know-Nothing paper in Pennsylvania. We
copy from the News of Wednesday, August
PROVING PRE/lONT TO /3E A ROMAN CATHOLIC !
The following Letter from the Hon. Nathan
Sargent, well known as Oliver Old School to
our readers, we find in the Boston Ledger of
the 15th. Col. Russell, whose testimony is
here given, is a close personal friend of, and
an old companion-in-arms with Fremont.—
We can hardly conceive how anything can
be offered of a more conclusive character on
the precise point of Fremont's Romanism:—
We give it without further comment:
WASHINGTON, August 2cl, 1850.
A. B. Ear, Esq.—Dear Sir : I have your
note of the 28th july,, inquiring where Col.
William Russell, of Missouri, resides or may
be addressed, and asking me what he has
said, or will say, in reference to Col. Fre
mont's religious opinions ?
Col. Russell's residence is at Harrisonville,
Cass county, 1110. ; but I am informed that he
is at present in Baltimore on a visit.
Col. Russell is a man who will say what he
has said ; and he has said to me that Colonel
Fremont was a Catholic when hewas in Cal
ifornia. I spent an evening with Col. R. at
Brown's Hotel two or three weeks ago, and
knowing that he had been much with Col. F.
in California, and on very intimate terms
with him, I asked him if he knew anything
of Col. Fremont's religious views at that
time ? He replied that lie did ; that he was
with him a great deal, and in fact might say
that he had slept under the same blanket
with him for eight months. I then asked
him what Col. F. was ? He replied, a Cath
olic. I asked him if he was sure of this ?
" Perfectly," he said ; and then added, " Col.
Fremont won't deny that he was a Catholic ;
every body there so understood it, and he made
no secret of it."
Further conversation occurred between us
on the subject, but this is the sum and sub
stance of it. I asked him if I might refer to
this conversation and use his name ? He re
plied, "certainly; you are at liberty to do so."
But he again said, COL. FREMONT WILL
NOT DENY THAT HE WAS A CATHO
Col. Russell, you may not be aware, was
Col. Freinont's principal witness on his trial
before the Court Martial. Should Col. Fre
mont deny over his own signature that he
was a Catholic when in California, I presume
Col. Russell will then speak for. himself.
Col. R. is an old, ardent, personal friend of
Henry Clay, with whose family his own is
connected,' his daughter having married Mr.
I am, very truly,
Your obedient servant,
What have the Simon Pure Know Noth
ings and the Black Republican Know-Noth
ings of Huntingdon county, who hate "Po
eery" as the devil hates holy water, to say
nowt It is plain as daylight that they have
been cheated. With their vows against Cath
olics fresh on their lips, they have been du
ped into the support of a " minion of the
Pope?' Our Democratic friends can enjoy a
hearty laugh at the awkward predicament of
their Pope-hating opponents.
Passage of the Army Appropriation Bill.
From the Philadelphia Daily .Argus we
learn that the House on Saturday, under a
call of the previous question, passed the Ar
my Appropriation bill by a vote of 99 to 77,
with the amended Kansas proviso. It was
sent to the Senate, when on motion of Mr.
Hunter, the proviso was stricken out—yeas
2G, nays 7.
The bill then passed and was returned to
the House, and the question then being on
concurring in the amendment of the Senate,
it was agreed to—yeas 101, nays 97.
The bill thus passed, and both Houses
subsequently, at 3.1 o'clock, adjourned sine
The attention of the whole country was
but recently called to the extraordinary spec
tacle of a' continued and threatening dis
agreement between the House and the Senate.
The lower branch of Congress announced
the position that they had a right to direct
the President in his discretion as Command
er-in-Chief. They insisted that the army
should not be paid or maintained unless the
Senate would unite with the factious major
ity of the house in a double usurpation—a
usurping control over the Legislature of Kan
sas, and a usurping intrusion upon the func
tions of the Executive. The action of the
House, had it been submitted to by the Sen
ate, would have constituted a most revolu
tionary, disorganizing, and dangerous prece
dent. Be the laws of Kansas as bad as they
may, two wrongs never make a right; and it
was no proper method of redressing grievan
ces that one co-ordinate branch of the gov
erment, cotemporarily refusing all offers of
conciliation and accommodation from. any
quarter, should attempt to paralyze the con
stitutional powers of the other branches.
The fact is that the Black Republican ma
jority in the House did not wish the laws of
Kansas to be repealed. Two or three of the
hasty and ill-considered enactments of the
Kansas Assembly furnish these agitators
with fuel for electioneering excitement. They
refused to pass the Senate Bill which did
away with these laws, and provided for com
plete pacification. But the Republican Par
ty are trying to elect Fremont, solely by the
Kansas dodge. If they lost this all their
thunder - would be gone. They then are bu
sily engaged in keeping up the Kansas troub
les. They wish these Kansas Laws to stand
on her statute book until Fremont is elected
and they are in power.
All honor to the Senate for its noble stand.
It has proven itself to be a sheet anchor to
the ship of State. Its firmness has.glorious
ly triumphed. The factious majority in the
House yielded at last to the Constitutional
stand of the Senate—and the co-ordinate _De
partments of the National Government still
move in their proper orbits.
Planks front the Black Republican Plat-
For the benefit of the Black Republicans
who are unacquainted with their platform,
we annex some of the planks which compose
it. Read them, and then say whether the
object of the leaders of the Republican par
ty is to dissolve the Union or not:
Ist Plant,-.—"lf peaceful means fail us,
and we are driven to the last extremity where
ballots arc useless, then we'll make bullets
effective." [Tremendous applause.)—Hon.
2nd Plant,:.—"l detest slavery, and say un
hesit7.tingly that I am ,in favor of its aboli
tion by some means, if it sends all the party
organizations in the Union and the Union it
self to the Devil. If it can only exist by
holding millions of human beings in the most
abject and cruel system of slavery that ever
cursed the earth, it was a great pity that it
was ever formed, and the sooner it is dissoly
ed the better."—H. If. Addison.
3d Plunk.--" Was it not that the only hope
of the slave was over the ruins of this gov
ernment, and of the American church—the
dissolution of the Union was the abolition of
slavery ?"—Stryhen C. Foster.
411 i Plank. --"A great many people raise
a cry about the Union and Constitution, as if
the two were identical; but the truth is, it is
the Constitution, that has been the fountain
and father of our troubles. Shame's Rifles
are better than Bibles."—.Thmry TT and Beech
sth Plank.--" Remembering he was a slave
holder, he could spit upon Washington, (hiss
es and applause.) The hissers, he said, are
slaveholders in spirit, and every one of them
would enslave him if they had the courage
to do it. So near to Fancuil Hall and Bun
ker Hill, was he not permitted to say that
that SCOUNDREL, Geo. Washington, had en
slaved his fellow men?"—C. L. Remond,
Black Republican Orator at Fanelli' Hall.
6th Plank.—"lt is the duty of the North,
in case they fail in electing a President and
a Congress that will restore freedom to Kan
sas, to revolutionize the government,"---Res
olution of a Black Republican meeting in Wis
7th Plank.—"l pray daily that this accur
sed Union may be dissolved, even if blood
have to be spilt."—Black I?cpblican clergy
man at Poughkeepsie,
Bth Plank.—" We are northern men, and
we have a Senator in Congress. lam for
having every man go armed, and if he is as
sailed, shoot down his opponent."—Mr. Brew
ster's speech at Paneuil Hall.
9th Plank.—The following resolution was
adopted at a meeting of Black Republicans
at Monroe, Green county, Wisconsin, on :the
"Resolved, That it is the duty of the North,
in case they fail in electing a President, and
a Congress that will restore freedom to Kan
sas, to revolutionize the government."
10th Planlc.—"l have said, and take this
occasion to repeat, that rather than consent
that the curse of human chattledom should
be taken into Kansas and Nebraska, I would
prefer to see the political elements crumble
into dissolution."—Cleveland Leader.
11th Plank.--"We earnestly request that
Congress, at its present session, do take such
initiatory measures for the speedy, peaceful
and equitable dissolution of the Union, as
the exigencies in the case may require."—
121 k Planlc.—".At a recent Black Republi
can meeting in .Auburn, Fred. Douglas said,
among other things, that it was the duty of
every slave to cut his master's throat."
13th Plank.—"l almost hope to hear that
some of their lives (emigrants to Kansas)
have been sacrificed, for it seems as if noth
ing but that would rouse the Eastern States
to act."—Cor. of New Fork Tribune,.
14th Plank.—"l sincerely hope a civil war
may soon burst upon the country. I want
to see American slavery abolished in my day
—it is a legacy I have no wish to leave to my
children; then my most fervent prayer is that
England, France and Spain may speedily
take„ this slavery accursed nation into their
special consideration; and when the time ar
rives, for the streets of the cities of this 'laud
of the free and the home of the brave' to run
with blood to the horses' bridles."—lF. O.
luth Plank.—"l look forward to the day
when there shall be a servile insurrection in
the South—when the black man,, armed with
British bayonets, and led on by British 04-
cers, shall assert his freedom., and wage a war
of extermination against his master—when
the torch of the incendiary shall light up the
towns and cities of the South, and blot out
the last vestige of slavery ; and though I may
not mock at their calamity, nor laugh when
their fear cometh, yet I will hail it as the
dawn of a political millenium."—Joshua R.
I.6th, Plank.—"No man has a right to be
surprised at this state of things. It is just
what we (Abolitionists and Disunionists)
have attempted to bring about. There is
merit in the Republican party. It is the first
SECTIONAL party ever organized in this coun
try. It does not know its own ficc, and it
calls itself national; but it is not national—
it is sectional. The Republican party is a
party of the North pledged against the South."
The sixteen planks represent the sixteen
States represented in the Black Republican
Convention, at Philadelphia. Having given
the planks, we will now give a few of the
1.91 Shingle.—"l have no doubt but that
the free and slave states ought to be separa
ted."—N. Y. Tribune.
2cl. Shingle.—"l have great hopes of the
overthrow of the Union."—Rcz•. T. Ross.
3d. Shingle.—" The North must separate
from. the South and organize her own insti
tutions on a sure basis."— if L. Garrison.
4th, Shingle.—" The Union is not worth
supporting in connection with the South."
sth Shingle.—"ln the case of the alterna
tive being presented of the continuance of
slavery or a dissolution of the Union, am
for dissolution, and I care not how quick it
comes.'"--Rryit,s. P. Spalding.
Shingle.—"On the action of this con
vention depends the fate of the country; if
the Republicans fail at the ballot box, we
will be forced to drive back the slaveocracy
with fire and sword."---James Watson Webb.
ith Shingle.—"l hold it to be an everlast
ing disgrace to sh oot at a man and not hit hi m."
—Rev. Henry Ward Beecher.
Bth. Shingle.—"l am in favor of going to
Kansas, and using fire arms to kill the ras
eals,"—Rev. Mr. Brewer.
011 t Shingle.—"l am willing to go to Kan
sas, either as a captain or private. I would
use Sharpe's rifles, and fire with good aim."
—Rev. Mr. Lovejoy.
10111 Shingle.—"l am in favor of letting
this accursed Union slide."—Y. P. Banks,
81ue1,7 Republican Speaker qf Congress..
11171 Shingle.—•" The American Union is a
lie. The Constitution of the United States
is a covenant with death and an agreement
with Ifell !"—Nrilliam Lloyd Carraon.
121 k Shingle.—" Before 1 would sec popu
lar sovereignty wrested by force from the
people of the Territories, (referring -to the
determination of the authorities to enforce
obedience to the laws,) I would have the
plains silent with 'universal death. Before 1
would have the lips of our Senators and Rep
resentatives sealed in craven silence by the
hand of Southern violence, (referrinc , to the
castigation bestowed upon. Sumner by Brooks
for personal, not political, reasons,) I would
see the halls of Congress ankle deep in blood !"
—Black Republican print at Detroit.
13th Shingle.—"We haze no faith in the
resolutions passed by large meetings, and
believe that paper resolutions would do no
good unless rammed down the barrel of a
gun with powder and ball."—Emigrant Aid
DtElJf our Black Republican neighbors
want any more planks and shingles, they
can have them. Plenty more of the, same
sort on baud. We advise them never to say
`platform" again. Their platform alarms
the people like a fire bell in the night.
na;Francis A. Hoffman, the native of
Prussia whom the Know-Nothings have nomi
nated for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, is
not eligible to the office, according to the Con
stitution of the State, because he has not
been fourteen years a citizen of the United
States; because he is doubtful whether he
ever completed his naturalization ; and be
cause he is not 35 years of age, he himself
having sworn that he was born on the Bth of
July, 1822. This attempt to foist an ineligi
ble foreigner into office, and to obtain the
German vote thereby, is altogether character
istic of the indecent union of sham Ameri-.
canism and sham Republicanism.
Proceedings of Town Council.
SEPTE3II3ER Ist, 1856.
The House met at the usual place.
Fisher, John Simpson.
Town Council—Messrs. Cornpropst,
us, Lower, Snyder and Westbrook,
Mr. Fisher in the Chair, The minutes of
the last meeting were read and approved.
The committee on the proposed Muddy
Ittiln culvert made report, when, on motion,
the proposition of the proprietors of the llun 7
tingdon Mill property, and proprietors of
West ITuntingdon, in relation to the construe ::
tion of said culvert was rejected. The com-.-
mittee was discharged,
An order was granted in favor of Elisha.
Shoemaker, for $20,38 for lumber furnished,
and two orders in favor of John Simpson,
amounting to $14,64 for labor done, and lum
ber furnished the borough in 18,55.
The committee on the extension of Mont
gomery street was continuel,
Robert Stitt applied for a reduction of the
yaluation of his property—when after con,
sideration, the house refused to grant any
3. SIMPSON AFRICA, Sec'y.
t 11 little boy, writhing under the tortures of an ague,
was told to take a powder. which his mother had provided
for him. "Powder! powder!" said he. raising himself on
one elbow, and putting on a smsle; "mother. I ain't a