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Associated with the name of Mr. Buchan
an in this contest, is that of John C. Breek
inridge—a man who at a youthful age has
shown talents of the highest order, and an
ardent and able advocacy of popular princi
ples. To me he is a familiar friend. We en
tered public life together, when I met him
for the first time in the National Capitol, one
of the Representatives of that lovely State
which the - Indian resigned with the keenest
regret, and which still bears the memory of
his struggles in its name of "the dark and
bloody ground." He came from that district
of Kentucky so long represented by Henry
Clay, who illustrated the largeness of his pa
triotism in embracing all classes of his fel
low citizens, by declaring upon one occasion
that "Kentucky was the Ireland of America."
Our candidates are worthy of our cause,
and the cause worthy of our most strenuous
e±Thrts. It is the cause of the Constitution
and the Union, and all of our most valued
institutions—of our very liberties and nation
al existence. Let us be true to that cause,
and. victory cannot fail to be the reward of
our services.
Tippecanoe Battle Ground Convention.
After being introduced to the vast assem
blage by the President of the Convention,
lion. John Pettit, Mr. Breckinridge spoke in
substance as follows :
He said he never, in the whole course of his
life, felt more regret at being unable, upon
this occasion, to address his fellow-citizens,
who had met in friendly communion for the
Union upon ground so sacred. On his way
hither, he had been called upon so frequently
to address the people, that his voice had been
rendered extremely hoarse. Ile was totally
incompetent to make himself heard by the
vast assemblage present, and could not do
more than to address those within the sound
of his voice, intending, in a few earnest words,
to speak of our common country and. its in
terests. •
He said there were present to-day thousands
of Kentuckians, who felt that they had the
right to assemble upon that blood-bought
ground, where their fathers had united before
with their Indian brothers, in defence of our
country from a foreign and a savage foe.—
That man must be blind, indeed, who did not
consider this Confederacy in danger. The
animosity, vindictiveness and ill-will shown
toward the Southern portion of it and its peo
ple by a new party, might do it between two
nations at war with one another, but as be
tween brethren of our common country it
was reprehensible. and if persisted in would
lead to disunion. The geographical line
feared by Washington had been drawn, and
it was a portentious omen of evil.
The difference was not between individuals
but a difference between one community of
men against another—an array of States
zgainst States. This was no time to deceive.
He would express his convictions that fifteen
States believe that the Republican party was
making most persistent efforts to create vin
dictive feeling in the minds of the people of
the other portion of the Union, against the
South. To create this unnatural prejudice
it had been charged that it was the design of
the South to be aggressive upon the North—
to use the federal powers of the government
to propogate slavery. This was not true. To
whatever extent he might be authorized to
speak for the Southern States he pronounced
it untrue. He was connected with no political
organization which desired to extend slavery ;
nor was he connected with one that opposed
the free expression of the voice of new com
munities upon this and all other domestic
questions. The Democratic party had en-_
dorsed the principle of leaving the people of
the Territories free to say for themselves wile-.
flier they should have slavery or not. He
was in Congress when the Kansas-Nebraska
bill became a law, and if it had proscribed
the North, he would not have voted for it.—
Had it proscribed the South he would not
have sanctioned it.
The Democratic party in endorsing the
principle of the Kansas-Nebraska bill, had,
from its very nature, to take that position.—
It was not a pro-slavery or an anti-slavery
party, but a Constitutional party. One rea
son why the Democratic party had remained
a united party, was because of its adherence
to a few plain, simple truths, embodied in
the Constitution of our country. The Demo
cratic party, adhering to the plain precepts of
the common bond of union, had been com
pelled, in justice to itself, to oppose a United
States Bank, a Protective Tariff, and when
the new organization called American, or
Know-Nothing, arose, ti was likewise compel
led to oppose it, if true to its principles. But
those questions had passed, and he had no
motive to bring up what was gone. In refer
ence to the organization of which he had spo
ken, he would only say that the fever had
abated, the delirium was over, and the patient
was sane again.
The Democratic party had not now under
taken to legislate slavery into Territories no
more than it did when New Mexico and Utah
were made territories—the same principle
governed in both : that of leaving the people
thereof perfectly free to establish their domes
tic institutions, in their own way, subject only
to the Constitution of the Union. Ile spoke
of the Democratic party in its federal rela
tions. If the citizens of Indiana ought to
abolish capital punishment in their State, the
citizens of Kentucky had no right to oppose
them, and so of the question of slavery and of
all other local questions. This was the Dem
ocratic principle, and the difference between
Democracy and so-called Republicanism, was
that the former refuse to employ the Federal
Constitution to propagate any local question
or any fanaticism of the day. These were
matters to be determined by the internal reg
ulations of each State, by themselves. The
beauty of the• American system of govern
ment was that in external affairs we present
ed a unit, whilst in local affairs we were a
community governed by the interests of dis
tinct localities. To the world a nation, to
ourselves a confederacy. Perfect equality
was given to all who compose the nation. It
was no betrayal of this principle, in practice,
if outrages for the moment had been commit
ted. These were the accidents of the princi
ple. It could not be charged that one system
of government was a failure because the peo
ple of Rhode Island had been at war with
one another as to the form of State Consti
tution they should live under; or, that be
cause in California the powers of government
had been transferred (he would, not stop to
say whether rightfully or not) to an irrespon
sible association. Our government was not
a failure because of disturbances engendered
by folly or ambition.
kie asked, when 'these territories come to
be admitted into the Union, what principle
would govern the Democratic, Whig, Union,
Constitutional party ? That they should
come in, each, as sisters. All of the thirteen
colonies were slave-holding States once—at
the time the Constitution was framed, twelve
were so. Because this was so, would they
have done right to have refused the admis
sion into the Union of free States ? Clearly
The disturbances in Kansas were but the
pretext for ulterior deigns. An angel from
heaven could not satisfy the sectionalists,
whose designs were to get up a arty in this
Union to make war upon the South. The
boldest of them avow it—the more candid de
mand universal emancipation everywhere.--
In their platform they declare that the Dec
laration of Independence, with its whole ab- ,
stract truths, is embodied in the Constitution
of the United States. That portion which
guarantees life, liberty and happiness, is
claimed to all persons, without distinction of
color, and the federal powers of the govern
ment are construed to give them power to
control and regulate the domestic institutions
of the States. If this doctrine prevail, he
asked, can such a party be expected to ad
minister the government under a limited con
. stitution ? Powers were construed by them
sufficient to dissolve the Union. To accom
plish this, one half of the Union was to be
arrayed against the other.
It was in vain to tell the people that the
Republican was not a sectional. party. In
formation, purposes, objects, boundaries, it
leaves out one half of the Union. It cuts the
country in two and declares its purpose as a
Northern party to take possession of the gov
ernment in a manner most insulting to the
South. What was the condition of affairs ?
State was being arrayed against State, the
Northern frontier was the scene of bloody
strife, and all the appliances of money and
systematic effort, in and out of Congress,
used to array the people of the two sections
one against the other. Language of bitter
ness, obloquy and hatred was uttered against
the people of one portion of the Union by
this sectional party.
This government was composed of people
and States. How would, he asked, fifteen
States feel ostracised from the Confederacy ?
Could not the fulminators of this strife pause
long enough to see the consequences? it was
claimed by them that they sought the control
of the government to promote the "general
welfare" of the country. If the southern
States were in the majority, and were to take
exclusive possession of the government, would
it promote the "general welfare ?" Would
it tend to "form a more perfect Union?"—
The genius of discord was abroad in the land,
and the day predicted by Washington was
upon us. The meaning of this sectional
movement was, that the States shall not live
as our fathers lived together, in peace, har
mony and union. The triumph of this par
ty would ostracise the South, from participa
tion in the affairs of the government. Who
believes, he said, that this Union can survive
when the affections of the people are sealed
up. When. the woodman entered the forest,
he belted the tree, and when girdled, the sap
which kept it alive ceased to flow, and decay
,ed gradually, until death finally ensued. So
with the Union.
He referred to the language of Washington
in his farewell address, and said that this new
organization was born under the condemna
tion of the Father of his Conntry. The day
he predicted was at hand. His warning and
solemn admonition to beware of geographi
cal parties had not been heeded. With what
terrible distinctness had he depicted this sec
tional party. He believed this party had sit
for the portrait, and that Washington had
painted it in colors that would never fade.
He referred to the memories of Clay and
Jackson ; quoting their language in evidence
of the fact that they had' always discounte
nanced sectionalism. Search the roll of pa
triotic dead, said he, and look at the illustri
ous living, and your would find their names
all on the record against this movement.—
The testimony of the dead and the position
of the living were against this movement.—
meant no offence to those who differed
with him, but this was his - honest conviction,
and he held to no sentiment that he was not
willing to utter in any quarter of tho coun
If the Union was to be scarred by fanati
hands, shall Kentucky and Indiana be
separated ? He would recall the time when
these States were closely united together—
when they stood with arms locked in frater
nal brotherhood. Together they had defen
ded this soil against a foreign and savage foe.
Kentucky, though her people were few and
scattered never turned a deaf ear to the calls
of her country. In all the limits of your
State not a battle field could he found which
had not been the receptacle of the blood and
bones of Kentuckians. And, to-day, we
stood upon the ashes of her dead, where eve
ry turf was a soldier's sepulchre. We want,
said he, to share with you the blessings of
this government, and will Indiana join with
any sectional party which seeks to prevent
us from enjoying so priceless a boon? He
had no fear of it. The old men and the young
around him, the matrons in the dignity of
womanhood, and the maidens in the prime of
beauty, tell me, in a language that cannot be
mistaken, that you will not. (Cries of nev
er, never, never l)
It was full time that you were aroused for
the safety of the Union—the peril is upon
you. Then let your exultant shouts be that
you will cling to that Constitution and that
Union under which we have heretofore lived
so happily; and record a vow, never to be
broken, to never unite with sectional parties
to divide the Union with sectional lines.
Frown down disunion and disunionists. The
beautiful Ohio, then, will continue only an
imaginary boundary between a community
of brothers.
[After the conclusion of his address, Mr.
Breckinridge was greeted with rounds of
cheers and applause.'
Buchanan's Popularity
The Delaware Gazette very truly remarks:
" Nothing proves more clearly the populari
ty of Mr. Buchanan than the fact that mem
bers of both the opposite factions assert a pref
erence for his election. It is therefore a very
common occurrence to see a Know Nothing
and a Republican meet and separate—the
one declaring that he would prefer Buchanan
to Fillmore, and the other swearing Fremont
is an Abolitionist, opposed to the Union, and
that he would vote for Buchanan in prefer
The reason of this is in the fact that each
of these parties know Mr. Buchanan to be a
great and wise man, in whose keeping all the
interests of the government will be entirely
Circulation—the largest in the count✓.
marairmooz 2a.
Wednesday, September 17, 1856.
JAMES BUCHANAN, of Pennsylvania.
GEORGE SCOTT, of Columbia county
JACOB TRY, Jr., of Montgomery co
JOHN ROWE, of Franklin county
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CYRUS L. PERSHING, of Cambria county
JOHN CRESSWELL, of Blair county.
JOHN li. LIGHTNER, of Shirleysburg
Dr. R. W. CHRISTY, of Blair county.
p zi 0 0144 .7.14 4 01[40) ' , Pt': if 4 - 419 4 101) 7:4 24
GRAFFUS MILLER, of Huntingdon
JOHN LONG, of Shirleysburg.
HENRY =MERMAN, of Hopewell!
A UGUSTINE L. GRIM, of Huntingdon
Charles R. Buckalew, Wilson 31 - Candless
I—Geo. W. Nebinger, 13—Abraham Edinger,
2—Pierce Butler, 11—Reuben Wilber,
3—Edward Wartman, 15—George A. Crawford,
4—Wm. I/. Witte, 15—James Black,
s—John McNair, 17-11..1. Stable.
s—John N. Brinton, 18 —John B. Reddy,
7—David Laury, 10—Jacob Turney.
B—Charles Kessler, 20—J. A. J. Buchanan,
P. —James Patterson, 21—Wm. Wilkins,
10—Isaac Soaker, 22—James G. Campbell,
11—F. W. Hughes, 23—T. Cunningham,
12—Thomas Osterhout, 23—John Keatly,
25—Vincent Phelps.
"The Yederal Union—it must be preserved."—ANDnEw
—"Disunion is a word which ought not to be breathed
amongst vs, even in a whisper. The word rmght to he consid
creel one of dreadful omen, and our children should be taught
that it is sacrilege to pronounce it."—J.torEs 131.7cmvx vs.
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a good number of the most influential me,Nin
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Speech of John L. Dawson.
We commend the able and eloquent speech
of the Hon. JOHN L. DAwsox contained in
this paper, to the candid perusal of every vo
ter into whose hands it may fall. Since the
commencement of the present contest—big,
as it is, and as it must result, with weal or
wo to our country—we have devoted our pa
per almost entirely to political affairs. We
have eschewed everything of an abusive char
acter calculated to do - violence to the feelings
of the honest portion of our political oppo
nents. 'We have, however, spoken the truth,
freely and fearlessly, and this we shall con
tinue to do, however much others may: seem
to differ. 'We have given many able speeches
and documents exposing the recklessness and
folly of the opposition parties, but none more
so than the speech of Mr. Dawson. In a
calm, dignified, and eloquent manner, he re
views the state of the parties and the issues
now before the people, and exhibits in light
clear as day the result that Must follow the
success of the fanatical a,bolitiopsisrs who are
supporting John C. Fremont. Mr. Dawson is
one of the ablest champions of democracy in
the old Keystone—a man of unimpeachable
honor and integrity, and respected for his hon
esty in political as well as private life. Read
the speech, and then give it to your neighbor
and ask him to read it.
We also give a sketch of the remarks of
lion. JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE, the Democratic
candidate for Vice President, in Indiana. It
is a clear exposition of the issues involved in
the present Presidential contest.
JouN R, EDlE,—This unscrupulous political
demagogue has received the Know-Nothing
nomination for Congress. By his chicanery
he received the nomination by the . ',Whigs at
the last Congressional election, although_ he
was at the same time the secret nominee of
the Know-Nothings, and when, during the
contest this charge was made against him, he
solOnnly denied it, and thus the Whigs were
duped into his support. lie came before the
people with a falsehood :upon his lips, by
which he secured the votes of many of those
whom he had sworn to proscribe. Since his
election his time has been almost constantly
engaged in attending Know-Nothing Coun
cils. It remains to be seen whether Mister
Edie has sworn friends enough to give him
another seat in Congress. We think not.
11Ve would again urge the necessity of
our friends going immediately to the Ambro
type Gallery of GEO. 11. AUXER, and obtain
one or more of those superior Likenesses, for
they are decidedly the best pictures ever
taken in Huntingdon. Booms in the Court
llouse, where he may be found during this
and nest week.
The time intervening between the present
and the day on which the freemen of Penn- -
sylvania shall exercise the elective franchise,
is rapidly shortening. The mighty engine of
political power, public sentiment, is aroused;
and the people, our only fightfid sovereigns,
are ready and willing to investigate the abil
ity and integrity of those to whom it is pro
posed to commit the charge of their official
stations. Both the friends and the opponents
of the present national administration, in this
Commonwealth, have presented candidates
for the several elective offices. On the Dem
ocratic banner, which has been unfurled in
every political contest, since the days of Jef
ferson, we find inscribed the names of GEO.
SCOTT, of Columbia county, for Canal Com
missioner; JACOB Fxr, Jr., of Montgomery
county, for Auditor General ; and JOHN ROWE,
of Franklin county, for Surveyor General.—
These gentlemen are true and tried Demo
crats, and as such, we expect to record their
triumphant election. The opposition to this
great national party, consists of the remnant
of the old Whig organization, the Know
Nothings, and the Black Republicans—three
parties holding to antagonistic principles,
which, by artful political manoeuvres, have
been brought to the support of a single tick
et, headed by THOS. E. CoeunAN, of York,
for Canal Commissioner; Dialwas Punta's, of
Armstrong, for Auditor General; and B. LA
PORTE, of Bradford, for Surveyor General.—
It is now generally conceded, that each of
these candidates are supporters of Fremont,
or advocates of the principles of the Repub
lican movement.
The congressional conference, for the dis
trict composed of Huntingdon, Blair, Cam
bria and Somerset, have presented CYRUS L.
PERSHING, Esq., of Cambria, a gentleman of
fine intellectual ability, and a pleasant spea
ker, as our nominee. If elected, Mr. P. can
and will represent the 18th district in the
lower branch of the national Legislature,
with honor to himself and credit to his con
stituency. His unostentatious and courteous
deportment, will contribute to his ability in
adorning that position. Give him your votes.
For the Senate, JOHN CRESSIVELL, Jr., of
Hollidaysburg, is again before the people.—
He is comparatively a young man ; yet, that
the citizens of the district have confidence in
his honesty and qualifications to take charge
of their interests in that branch of the Penn
sylvania Legislature, is abundantly evidenced
by the flattering vote and triumphant elec
tion he received three years ago.
For the House of Representatives, JOHN
H. LIGHTNER, of Shirleyshurg, and Dr. R. W.
'CHRISTY, of Blair county, are presented.—
Dr; Christy comes recommended by the Dem
ocratic Delegate Convention of his county,
and combines the necessary qualifications for
that post. John H. Lightner, put in nomina
tion last night, to fill the vacancy occasioned
by the declination of Mr. Nicholas Cresswell,
is a young man of fine talents, a true Demo
crat, and an honest man.
Col. GRAFFITS MILLER, of 'Huntingdon, is
the nominee for Sheriff. The Col. has always
been a consistent member of the Democratic
party, always ready and ever willing to aid
in the election of "its candidates and advance
ment of its principles. Always zealous in
the advocacy of the cherished doctrines of
the party to which he adheres, his course has
ever been courteous toward opponents. Should
he succeed in being elected, of which we en
tertain no apprehension, we arc free to say
that the duties of that office will be discharg
ed faithfully, and to the satisfaction of the
For the dignified and important station of
Associate Judge, JOHN LONG, of Shirleysburg,
and Col. JOHN CRESSWELL, of Petersburg,
were selected. Mr. Long, has, for a number
of years, been engaged in the mercantile bu
siness. Col. Cresswell has filled the positions
of Justice of the Peace, Commissioner, and
Prothonotary, with dignity and credit. Both
these gentlemen would officiate in this capa
city, in such a manner, as to meet the appro
val of the great body of their fellow citizens.
The post of County Commissioner, demands
the services of an honest, intelligent citizen,
one who is acquainted with the wants of the
people of the county, and who will sedulous
ly guard the appropriation of the county
fund, and study and practice economy in its
expenditures. Believing that HENRY ZIM
MERMAN, Esq., of Hopewell, will fully meet
these requirements, he was selected as our
DAVID BAnurcK, an intelligent farmer of
Democratic Barree, is presented for Director
of the Poor. His business qualifications and
experience are such as to render him a fit
person to take charge of the interest of the
tax payers in the poor department of our
For the post of Auditor, by no mezns un
important, as too many are prone to regard
it, we have Ao - ausTINE L. GRIM, of Hunting
don, a young mechanic, of fine natural abili
ties, yet modest and. unassuming in deport
ment. Should he be elected, the duties of
that office, will, on his part be performed.
with fidelity.
The ticket thus composed, is passed to
our fellow citizens of Huntingdon County
for their decree. The undivided vote of the
Democracy of the county, will be, cast in its
favor, together with the suffrages of many
independent voters who are not recognized
as Democrats, yet who are unwilling to fol
low the phantoms of sordid political leaders.
Progressing—The work of organization.—
Let it be ca.rried on with energy !
Our Ticket
Snow-Nothing Candidate for the Senate,
Contrary to the advice given by us to the
Know-Nothing party last Spring, that party
has committed the folly of placing a candidate
in the field for State Senator ! They have
nominated Alex. C. Mullin, of Cambria coun
ty, a young man whose prominent qualifica
tion appears to be that he is a member of the
" Sublime Order of Know Nothings I" All
other qualifications, if he has any, seem to
be "hid under a busher—covered with the
mask of secrecy !
Yet there is no secrecy attached to the fact
that he was last fall the nominee of the Know
Nothing party of his county for County Treas
urer, and was defeated by a majority of six
or seven hundred against him. A similar
fate awaits Mr. Mullin at the coming elec
It will also be recollected that during the
last Senatorial contest A. C. Mullin was the
editor of the "Alleghenian," a paper started
in Ebensburg for the purpose of making mo
ney, and that on the nomination of Alex. M.
White, by the Whigs, Mr. Mullin refused to
support the nominee of the party unless he
would give the proper paper pledginghimself
to give said Mullin so many hundred dollars,
and to secure, in addition, three hundred sub
scribers to the "Alleghenian," and for this
he agreed to .compromise his objections to
Mr. White and support him as the Whig can
didate for State Senator ! But Mr. White
refused to comply with the demand—and
very properly, too—and for this refusal Mr.
White was opposed by Alex. C. Mullin. These
statements were made by Mr. White himself
and published over the signatures of Major
John Thompson, of Ebensburg, and Colonel
John Piper, of Hollidaysburg. It was then
rumored that the personal enemies of Mr.
White had in the meantime stepped in and
made up a purse of $lOOO for the editors of
the Alleghanian. This statement was boldly
made by the "Blair County Whig," and whe
ther true or false, the editor of the Whig was
indicted, tried and convicted (under the old
law) of Libel in the Court of Cambria coun
ty. These, then, with the fact that Mr. Mul
lin is a Know Nothing, constitute his claims
to the suffrages of the intelligent voters of
this district for the State Senate. Are they
valid? Are they sufficient? Let the Democ
racy and Old Line Whigs of Huntingdon
county answer by rolling up a majority of
three hundred against him.
Auction ! ; Auction ! Auction !
The Huntingdon Journal and the two or
three unscrupulous leaders who manage that
establishment, are determined to have apo
litical auction. For some time past the Jour
nal has been denouncing the Know Nothing
party, which it supported a year ago, as be
ing as bad, or even worse than the "Locofo
cos," and now, in the face of this fact, has
raised to its mast-head, the names of John
Edie, for Congress, and Alex. C. Mullin,
for Senator, both nominees of the Know Noth
ing party—both regularly initiated, out-and
out Know Nothings ! I Are the Republicans
of Huntingdon county, many of whom, to
our own knowledge, openly and bitterly con
demn the proscriptiveness of Know Nothing
ism, to be deceived into its and their support?
—to be sold like horses at an Auction? If
they have independence and moral and poli
tical integrity, let them answer like "free
men." Auction! Auction ! Auction! Terms
of sale to be made known after the election
"The Huntingdon Globe with all its assumed courage
and effrontery has never yet published the Republican
platform. It does not dare to publish it."--Jountai.
By referring to the Globe of July 2nd the
Abolitionists of the Journal will discover that
they again lie—under a mistake. We also
published the "planks" and "shingles" in
our paper of the 3rd inst., and the sentiments
therein contained are pregnant with treason
—and had their authors uttered them fifty
years ago they would have been "hanged"
as traitors. They are without a single feature
to recommend them to the countenance and
support of the American people; they may,
however, be considered as sound as the gold
by which the Abolitionist allies of England
are supported, but the demoCracy being the
guardian of Constitutional Liberty and Con
stitutional Rights cannot do otherwise than
oppose them and their traitor authors to the
last extremity. Down with the Arnolds I
Ricrs.---Several serious riots occurred at
Baltimore last week, which. were attended
with bloodshed and loss of life. It would
seem that' the "reign of terror" is not yet
over, And that the scenes which occurred
at Louisville last summer, are to be re-enac
ted. by the fanatical and violent opponents of
the Democratic party. Next week we will
piiblish the accounts given of the riots by
several Know-Nothing papers, laying the
blame upon those to whom it belongs.
The Republican Party,
Here is a rich thing from Wra`tDELL PHIL-
Lips, a leading Abolition disunionist, We
commend it to the attention of all those who
are anxious to know the real tendency of
Black Republicanism. When that party is
endorsed by GARRIsozy and PHILLIPS, all true
patriots should pause long and reflect serious
ly before they cast their votes for Fremont.
" There is merit in the Republican party.
It is this : It is the first sectional party ever
organized in this country. * * It is not
national, it is sectional. It is the North ax
rayed against the South. * * The first
crack in the iceberg is visible : you will yet
hear it go with a crack through the centre."
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The Maine Election.
The enemies of the Federal Union have
triumphed in Maine. Opposed by the Abo
litionists, the Mainectes and all the other isms,
which have afflicted New England since the
days of the Hartford Convention, the gallant
Democracy of Maine have been overborne.
BENNETT and GREELEY howl in chorus over
this result, and the party which was the first
to raise the banner of sixteen stars over the
head of 'FREMONT shouts in glory. Happily,
however, New England is not the Union.—
There are States left even in that region,
which will steadily breast the mad torrent of
fanaticism now threatening to overrun that
quarter of the country ; while in every other
part of the Union National men will behold
the peril that now threatens the Republic in
these arrogant advances of the worstsection
alism we have ever known, and will act ac
cordingly. Those who have doubted that a
geographical party could survive may see in
the result in Maine the danger of such a.
movement. The Republican fathers, after
the Constitution was framed, and after the
revolution had been decided, saw but one ob
stacle in the way of the success of the Re
publican experiment s and that was the very
geographical party which exists in our midst.
pleaded against this party. Their warning
words still live in our memories, and speak
to us from the pages of impartial history.—
The gigantic peril which they apprehended
is upon us, and all rational men who have
doubted before can now see what path they
should take, and what course they should
We are proud to say that this result, so far
from disheartening the gallant Democracy of
Pennsylvania, of Illinois, of Indiana, and of
other free States, should strengthen them to
renewed exertions, and should inspire them
with a re-invigorated determination to be up
and. doing. Let us remember when in 1840
Maine declared for General llAm uses, at her
September election, her voice was indicative
of triumph North and South; but now when
fanaticism has succeeded in swerving her
masses from Constitutional principles, she
speaks only in favor of a geographical organ
ization limited to the North, and pledged to
incessant warfare upon our brethren of the
South. For the first time in our history we
are called upon to meet this geographical par
ty in Pennsylvania, and we are glad to assure
our friends at a distance that at no period
have the Democracy and the friends of the
Constitution in this State been better organ
ized, more self-reliant, more confident and
more harmonious than at the present day.—
They hear the result in Maine only to feel.
that their own responsibility is the greater,
that the glory of the certain success which
awaits them in October will be more endur
ing, because that State has given way, and
that as before they will stem the torrent and
uphold the principles of the Federal Consti
WITAT DOES IT MEAN ?—The Know Nothing
paper in Blair county, supports A. C. 101uL.-
lAN, for the State Senate, and the Black Re
publican paper denounces him. In Hunting
don county, the Know Nothing paper de
nounces, and the Black Republican paper
supports him. Which party is to be sold?—
That's a fair question. Who'll answer?
The Republicans Frightened !
The leading paper of the Black Republi
can party of New York, the Morning Couri
er and Enquirer, in a long and beseeching
article, seemingly addressed to its Black Re
publican contemporaries, confesses that Mr.
Buchanan - will get in the South one hundred
and twenty electoral votes; that he will, also,
certainly get California; and thaeit is "only
necessary to give him the twenty-seven elec
toral votes of the honest old free State of
Pennsylvania, and he is the next President
of the United States."
Pennsylvania (says the Union) will insure
her vote for her native and favorite son by
twenty thousand majority. The Black Re
publicans may well fear that they are run
ning down hill. A few more weeks, and we
shall see where the revolutionary blows struck
by the Black Republicans against the Con
stitution and the Union will place their par
ty. Pennsylvania is truly an "honest" and
patriotic State. She is proud of the name
she bears amongst her sister States. She is
the keystone that will assist to save the Union
in this contest by such a triumphant vote for
Buchanan on the 4th of November, that Black
Republicanism will forever hide its diminish
ed head. If ever known again, it will be un
der some other name and some other leader.
Our Candidate for Congress.
In another column of our paper will be
found the proceedings of the Democratic Con
gressional Conference, which met at Johns
town on Friday the sth instant. As was
very generally anticipated, Cynus L. PERsEr
iNc, Eso., of Johnstown, received the nomi
nation. The selection is eminently a fit one
and is well calculated to inspire our friends
throughout the District with a confident hope
of success. Mr. Pershing is well and favor
ably known as a gentleman of undoubted
ability and irreproachable character. He is,
and always has been, a firm and steadfast
Democrat, and if elected, as he will be, if
our friends do their duty, he will prove an
honor to the District. His political escutch
eon is neither polluted with Know-Nothing
ism, nor soiled with the foul touch of Black
Republicanism. He comes before the peo
ple with clean hands and an honest heart ;
his tongue is not forked, for it speaks mod
estly, but with unerring certainty, what ho
intends to perform. It is refreshing, in these
days of political degeneracy, to enter the lista
in defence of such a candulate.—Ebensburg