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THE HUNTINGDON GLOBE, A DEMOCRATIC FAMILY JOURNAL, DEVOTED TO LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS, &C.
Wednesday, July 11, 1860
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SEPHI'N A. E:GLAS,
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
HE3SGII V L-INSI,
DEMOCRATIC STATE. NOMINATION,
EOM D. 30SER
&EP-Jonathan hoover offers a Valuable Farm for sale.
./(a". B. F. Brown announces himself as a candidate for
the office of Register and Recorder.
To CORRESPONDENTS.-Our rule requires
the full name of the writer to accompany a
communication, though it never appears in
print unless so requested.
g::Z' The man who will not inform himself
of the political questions of the day will not
be prepared to act as a freeman when called
upon to act for his country.
While in Harrisburg we were inform
ed that the"little member" made a statement
before the State Central Committee and gave
it as his opinion, that there were not more
than /we'd!' Douglas men in this county. No
harm done—he was as well known there as
he is at home.
ZEr Gen. Geo. W. Bowman was caned in
his office in Washington on Saturday morn
ing last, by Mr. Schnable of this State.—
The reason for the assault was an article in
the Constitution of the day previous reflecting
upon Mr. S's character. Bowman did riot
receive more than he deserved. Ile is too free
in his abuse of better men and better Demo
crats than himself.
In passing from Reading to this place,
on Monday, we noticed that the farmers had
fairly commenced to harvest their wheat and
rye. Through Lebanon county the wheat
and rye shocked very heavy, twice as heavy
as in most of the best fields along the Juniata,
yet the crops generally, on the Juniata, are
considered very fair, better than they have
been for some years.
gEr The Breckinridge Disorganizers of
Missouri, have nominated a new State ticket
for Governor and Lieut. Governor, because the
regular nominees are friends of. Douglas and
favor his election. As in Illinois two years
ago, when the whole power of the Adminis
tration was thrown in oppositon to the regu
lar nominations and the success of Douglas
over Lincoln for the U. S. Senate, it will rally
its strength to defeat every friend of his in
every State in the Union, this fall. When
the dead are collected together we shall not
he surprised to find Buck & Breck and his
disorganizing crew "kilt" as dead as the dead
,der The best evidence that the Douglas or
ganization is largely in the majority in the
Union, may be found in the fact that the Op
position press are now giving "aid and com
fort" to the Disunionists—they never give
" aid and comfort" to the strong. Some of
them go so far as to swear to the false state
ments of the Breckinridge Disunion press.—
The stronger the fight, the more brilliant will
be the Douglas victory in November next.—
Douglas has fought a good fight—has defeated
Lincoln and can and will do it again. Stand
to you arms Democrats, and rout a second
and third time, the combined forces of Abo
litionists and di3unionists.
:Er The Breckinridge ratification meeting
in Philadelphia, on Monday night of last
week, considering that the Office-holders and
runners number many hundreds in that city,
was a sickly affair. There was no enthusi
asm in any part of the proceedings—no ban
ners, no 14 , 4 r d delegations—and why ?—the
democratic masses, honest in their Democra
cy, could not be persuaded to give coun
tenance to the movements of Disunionists.
To Ocra PATRONS.—We have deeply felt the
'necessity of every voter being made fully ac
quainted with the character of the Disunion
party, under the banner of Breckinridgo and
Lane, now arrayed against the Democracy ;
and that the Globe might, to its fullest extent,
be a guide to inquiring Democrats, we have,
for two or three weeks, given up its columns,
almost exclusively to political matter. We
shall hereafter, endeavor to give a greater va
-riety of reading.
,Ca". The Democratic State Central Com
mittee met in Philadelphia, on Monday of last
week, for the purpose of dictating some course
to harmonize the party. The notice being
short, but three of the committee men from
the western part of the State were iu atten
dance. . Twenty-two were admitted from
Philadelphia. After some discussion, the
Disunionists, by packing the Committee, were
able to pass resolutions requesting the Dem
ocrats and Disunionis to unite upon one elec
toral ticket. Such a proposition will be spit
upon by every Democrat and true friend of
Douglas. We can never agree to stoop to
conquer. We can never agree to go it blind,
as every friend of Douglas certainly would,
should he vote such a proposition. The
friends of Douglas will not propose a com
promise with the enemies of the party and
the country, and they will accept of none
short of a united vote for the regular Demo
cratic candidate. We would rather be de
feated in a fair open fight with the Disunion
ists than to gain a victory with them and
then be sold by them.
DOUGLAS RATIFICATION MEETING AT HAR
RISBURG.—On Thursday night last, we atten
ded a spirited meeting of the friends of Doug
las, Johnson and Foster, at the Capitol of the
Keystone. The resolutions, breathing the
right spirit, were offered by Gen. W. H. Mil
ler, and unanimously adopted. Speeches
were made by the President John 11. Briggs,
Esq., by Mr. Gittings of Maryland, Mr. Lam
berton and Gen. Miller. The speakers and
the meeting denounced the action of the State
Central Committee, - and the compromise of
fered the friends of Douglas. There, as here,
and everywhere else where the friends of
Douglas have not permitted the tools of Dis
unionists to impose upon them, the infamous
proposition for compromise is denounced. It
is readily to be seen by the action of the Dis
unionists in other States that they would not
propose ~ compromise with the friends of
Douglas in this State if they did not expect
to cheat us. We caution our friends to be
wide awake—to watch every movement of
the Yancey disorganizers. They even pro
fess to be friends of Douglas for the purpose
of deciving his honest friends. Watch the
TWO PLANKS IN THE DISUNION PLATFORM.
—Among the planks in the platform adopted
by the conspirators at Baltimore, is the one
in favor of re-opening the African slave
trade. It is as follows :
Resolved, That it is the duty of the Federal
GovernMeilt to protect, when necessary, the
rights of persons or property on the high seas,
(meaning neTroes in slave ships,) in the Ter
ritories, or wherever else its constitutional jar
Are the Democrats of 'Huntingdon county
prepared to open the African slave trade?—
Are they ready to sanction a traffic; which the
laws of nearly every civilized State in the
world has declared piracy, and punishable
with DEATH? Will any man in Huntingdon
county take the responsibility to support can
didates whose platform favors this infernal
A second plank in this same Disunion fa
bric is in favor of Congress passing a slave
code for the Territories. This means, in
plain English, that the people of the new
Territories are to be COMPELLED, by Congress,
to have slavery, whether they want it or not.
Will any Democrat subscribe to doctrine of
this kind ?
Who Leads the Column! !
The column of the Richmond-Baltimore
seceding Convention, which nominated Breck
inridge and Lane, is lead by - William L. Yan
cey, of Alabama, an open and avowed Dis
unionist ; who is in favor of dissolving the
union of these states, which would plunge
the country into civil war and bloodshed.
Let those who doubt his intention read the
following letter :
MONTGOMERY, June 15, 1858.
"DEAR : Your kind favor of the 15th
is received. I hardly agree with you that a
general movement can be made that will clear
out the Augean stable. If the Democracy
were overthrown it would result in giving
place to a greater and hungrier swarm of flies.
"The remedy of the South is not in such
progress. It is a diligent organization of her
true men for prompt resistance to the next
aggression. It must come in the nature of
things. No national party can save us :no
sectional party can ever do it. But if we
could do as our fathers did—organize 'Com
mittees of Safety' all over the cotton States
(and it is only in them that we can hope for
any effective movement)—we shall fire the
Southern heart, instruct the Southern mind,
give courage to each other, and, at the prop
er moment, by one organized concerted action
we can precipitate the Cotton States into a rev
"The idea has been shadowed forth in the
South by Mr. Ruffin ; has been taken up and
recommended in the Advertiser, (the Mont
gomery organ of Mr. Yancey,) under the
name of 'League of United Southerners,' who,
keeping up their old party relations on all oth
er questions, will hold the Southern issues par
amount, and will influence parties, Legisla
tures, and statesmen. • I have no time to en
large, but to suggest merely.. In haste,
yours, & - c , W. L. 'YANCEY.
"To James S. Slaughter, Esq."
This same arch conspirator made a speech
at Baltimore, in the seceding Convention, in
which he attempted to apologize for his trea
sonable doctrine, by saying that he had not
advocated disunion since the people of Ala
bama voted it down, In the same speech,
however, be proclaimed• himself "neither for
the Union nor against it." Will the people
of Pennsylvania support a party which is led
by a man who is not for his country ? We
do pot believe it,
National Executive Committee
The following gentlemen were named as
members of the National Executive Commit
tee by the National Democratic Convention
at Baltimore :
Sylvanus B. Lyman, of Maine.
Alpheus F. Snow, of New Hampshire.
Charles G. Eastman, of Virginia.
Fred. 0. Prince, of Massachusetts.
Jacob Babbitt, of Rhode Island.
Wm. F. Converse, of Connecticut.
Auguste Belmont, of New York.
Jacob Van Nosdale, of New Jersey.
Richard Haldeman, of Pennsylvania.
Thos. M. Lannahan, of Maryland.
John A. Harman. of Virginia.
Rob't E. Dick, of North Carolina.
Win. B. Gaulden, of Alabama:
W. W. Moore, of Florida.
Oatly 11. Bynum, of Alabama.
Thos. Cottman, of Louisiana,
Thos. Flournoy, of Arkansas.
James Craig, of Missouri.
C. Knox Walker, of Tennessee.
Henry C. Harrison, of Kentucky.
Hugh 3. Jewett, of Ohio.
H. W. Harrington, of Indiana.
Murray McConnel, of Illinois.
Benj. Follett, of Michigan.
John K. Sharpstein, of Wisconsin.
Wm. 11. Merrick, of lowa.
Henry 11. Sibley, of Minnesota.
Jas. 'McDougal, of California.
The Committee met for organization and
other purposes, at the National Hotel, on
Tuesday, the 3rd inst.
Hon. Henry 11. Sibley, of Minnesota, was
temporary chairman, and Hon. F. 0. Prince,
of Massachusetts, temporary Secretary.
The Committee was organized by the
choice of the following officers:
Agustus Belmont, of New York, chair-
Thomas Coffman, of Louisiana, Fred. 0.
Prince, of Massachusetts, John A. Harman,
of Virginia, and llugh J. Jewett, of Ohio,
The Executive Committee consists of Bel
mont, of New York, Jewett, of Ohio, Dick,
of North Carolina, Converse, of Connecticut,
Haldeman, of Pennsylvania, Cottman, of
Louisianna, and Follett, of Michigan, with
power of substitution.
The following resolutions were adopted
Reso!ved, That Hon. Wm. Montgomery, of
Pennsylvania, Gen. James. T. Pratt. of Con
necticut, Messrs. Craig, of Missouri, Vallan
dingham, of Ohio, Rust, of Arkansas, Mc-
Clerand, of Illinois, Taylor, of Louisianna,
Larrahee, of Wisconsin, Banks, of Virginia.
be, and they are hereby appointed the resi
dent committee of the National Democratic
Resolved, That the resident committee be
requested to prepare an address to the De
mocracy of the country, giving a true history
of the character and proceedings of the Na
tional Democratic Convention, held at Balti
more and Charleston, and the secession there
Resolved, The crisis demanding that the
organization of the Democratic party shall
be preserved intact against open . as well as
secret enemies of the Constitution and the
Union, that it is therefore recommended to
the several State committees that they take
measures to secure the adoption of an electo
ral ticket in their respective States, pledged
to the unequivocal support of the nominees
of the Natioal Democratic Convention, Ste
phen A. Douglas and Herschel V. Johnson.
Resolved, That if any State Committee'
shall omit to take the proper steps for secur
ing such an electoral ticket, then the member
of this committee in that State is hereby au
thorized, either in conjunction with members
of the State committee or by his own act, to
take such action as he may deem necessary
and proper for that purpose.
The Pittsburg, Daily Post says the leaders
of the Secessionists, who are only actuated by
bitter personal animosity to Mr. Douglas, of
whom they are jealous, begin to see that they
have no popular sympathy, and now they are
anxious to return to the Democratic fold,
which they have left without cause. They
ask to be permitted to vote for a united Dem
ocratic ticket. So let them, BUT THAT
TICKET MUST BE THE TICKET OF THE
NATIONAL DEMOCRACY, WITH DOUG
LAS AT ITS HEAD.
After two years of bitter warfare for the
right, for the preservation of Democratic or
ganization, against the Administration and
factious politicians, North and South ; after
having triumphed over this powerful and un
scrupulous opposition in the National Con
vention, and nominated the MAN OF THE Pro-
ME for the Presidency, we are blandly invi
ted to unite with the disorganizers, who sece
ded without cause from the National Conven
tion, and nominated a candidate without au
thority from the party, in support of a mon
grel electoral ticket. Gentlemen, we will not
do it. We will fight the battles as we began
it, fairly and squarely, unencumbered by any
unholy alliance with disorganizers and trai
tors. The National Democracy march under
the Douglas banner, and will not touch any
thing but a clean Douglas Electoral Ticket.
We should be traitors ourselves if we did any
thing else. Re is the only candidate of the
party, nominated according to its usages, and
is entitled, fairly entitled to the support of
every National Democrat in the Union. If
the seceders, and those who support their dis
organizing work, are tired of their position,
and desire to make sure of the defeat of Lin
coln, they can do so by falling again into the
ranks and voting for the Douglas Electoral
Ticket. If they refuse to do this, let them
persevere in their disorganizing schemes, it
will add to the evidence, already strong
against them, that they desire the success of
Republicanism, and that all their pretensions
to the contrary aro hollow and hypocritical.
THE REBEL FLAG.—A SiXiCen star flag was
hung out by the rebels in Chicago in honor
of the nomination of Breckinridge and Lane.
One and of the rope was attached to the Post
Office. The other end should have been at
tached to the postmasters neck. The office
holder's clique in Chicago number about one
hundred—and, under directions from Wash
ington, this contemptible band of rebels have
dared to insult the patriotism of the North
by displaying a disunion flag. Down with
the traitors everywhere.
A PURE DOUGLAS ELECTORAL TICKET.—WO
are assured that in good tune a pure Douglas
Electoral Ticket will be presented to the
Democratic party of Pennsylvania for its sup
port. There can be no fusion or compromise
with the T3reckinrindge-Yancey Disunionists.
What the Democratic Press Say.
[From the Somerset Democrat.]
OUR COURSE.—As indicated in our last pa
per, we nail to the masthead of the Democrat
the nominations of the regularly constituted
and regularly organized national convention
of the Democracy of the Union. To be eon
sistant, and to act with fidelity to our party
organization, no other course is left us to pur
sue as a Democrat, and as the editor of a
journal unfalteringly devoted to the success
of the immutable principles of the only party
which is able to save the country from wreck
and ruin. No one, we are very certain, la
ments the disruption at Baltimore more than
we do, and no one would more gladly hail
such a reconciliation of the conflicting ele
ments as would place the party once more
upon the common ground of union of senti
ment and unity of action ; but we have a duty
to perform, and that duty must be faithfully
and fearlessly executed.
This journal, as is well remembered by its
readers, has ever maintained and supported
the regular nominations of the party. It has
never yet faltered in this respect, and it never
shall while under our control. Even when, upon
two successive occasions, the State Conven
tions totally misrepresented the sentiments of
Pennsylvania Democracy upon the Kansas
policy of the national administration, this pa
per earnestly and zealously supported the
nominees of those nominations. This jour
nal, then, never having yet followed in the
wake of disorganizers, what course should it
now pursue under existing circumstances ?
Can it support the nominees of both conven
tions ? or shall it abstain for a time from de
claring for either ? Of one thing there is no
doubt, and that is, that one of the two divi
sions of the party is right, and the other is
wrong. They cannot both he right, and we
shall; therefore, take ground for that wing of
the party which occupies the correct position,
which speaks the true doctrine, and which
most justly reflects the sentiments of a major
ity of the whole Democracy of the country.
That the Convention which assembled at
Charleston was the duly constituted organi
zation of the party, no one will deny, and its
adjournment to Baltimore, with a view to af
ford time and opportunity for harmony and
conciliation, made it none the less so. The
secession of a portion of the Southern dele
gates from the Convention at the former place,
their refusal to be further identified with the
action of that body, and their call for a sepa
rate and distinct convention at Richmond,
most certainly divested them of all right to
resume their seats at the adjourned meeting
at Baltimore, unless they had been again del-.
e(rated by their constituents so to appear.—
Teir secession was a resignation of the trust
confined to their hands, and they could not
resume it without being again clothed with
legitimate authority. They seceded at Charles
ton because the Cincinnati platform was re
affirmed, and because that Convention refused
to adopt a creed of principles indirectly as
suming the right of intervention by Congress
for the protection of slavery in the Territo
ries. At Baltimore the same scence of seces
sion was re-enacted 65 , a large portion of
Southern delegates, and a few more from the
free States, representing really but a fraction
more than one-fourth of the whole Conven
tion—not because they were again repulsed
in their demand-with reference to Congres
sional intervention on the subject of slavery,
for that question had not yet come to he acted
upon, but because a portion of the seceders
at Charleston, whose seats had been regular
ly filled by the States in which vacancies ex
isted, were refused admittance to the Conven
tion ; and, perhaps, because it became self
evident to them that the will of the Demo
cratic party of the nation would triumph in
spite of all factious opposition, and that Ste
phen A. Douglas would.be declared its nom
inee for the Presidency, pledged against in
tervention by Congress with respect to slavery
in the Territories.
The Convention whose actions we consider
binding upon the party, contained 217 mem
bers of the 303 which constituted the whole
number of a full Convention. Not satisfied
with, and refusing to be governed - by, the
majority, of that body, a factious minority,
numbering really not more than 86 delegates,
seceded, claimed to be the true national con
vention of the party, re-affirmed the rejected
platform at Charleston, and placed in nomi
nation a candidate for President. Now, will
it be contended that the dings of such a body,
comprising but little more than one-fourth of
all the delegates, are to be considered bind
ing upon the party, whilst the action of the
majority is to condemned and set aside as not
expressing the views and sentiments of the
American Democracy ? We say, no, never—
and such will be the response from ninety
nine out of every hundred Democratic voters.
What right had the seceders, the minority of
86, to get up another convention and place
another cundidate in the field, without first
appealing to the constituency who delegated
them as representatives to the Democratic
national Convention? And what right had
the half a dozen delegath from this State, for
we are informed that there were really not
more, to appear in the bolters' convention
and speak fur Pennsylvania ? Who told them
to assume such a responsibility, or from
whence did their authority emanate ? Did
the State Convention which clothed them with
delegatorial power instruct them to secede,
and to set up for themselves in a disorgani
zing body, in case their individual views and
preferences were not sustained by the major
ity ? The answers to all these queries are
plain and obvious, and they will tell fearful
ly against the seceders when the American
Democracy shall seal its verdict at the polls
in November, 1860.
The majority must rule, and the minority
must succumb to its will, or else there will
be no further use in holding national conven
tions of the party, or in fact of attempting to
control the destinies of this country by the
numerical force of numbers. Besides all this,
it is anti-Democratic, because it assumes that
a minority can legitimately crush out and
trample under foot the will of the majority.—
This being the aim and object of the seceders,
they can receive no sympathy at our hands ;
and we shall, therefore, do all in our power
to sustain the action of the regularly consti
tuted Convention, and promote the election of
Messrs. Douglas and Johnson, confident that
the will of the people will be emphatically
declared in their favor.
[From the Lycoming Gazette.]
No Two WrNos.—The secession at Balti
more did not divide the Democratic party
into two wings. Those who quit the Demo
cratic Convention and set up for themselves
in a Disunion Convention, are as distinctly
parted from the Democratic party as though
they had joined the Republicans or the Amer
icans. As well might those who - were once
Democrats, but in 1854 joined the Know-
Nothings, have set themselves up for a wing
of the Democratic party, after they seceded
from it. Or as well might those who once
professed Democracy, but are now acting with
the Republicans, set themselves up as a wing
of the Democratic party. The regularly con
stituted Democratic National Convention, the
bighestDemocratic authority dnown, has made
regular way; and those who oppose its nom
inees cut themselves loose from the Demo
cratic party, and voluntarily abandon every
claim to its privileges and the benefits of its
organization. If the nominations of the Dem
ocratic National Convention are not binding
upon Democrats, then the nominations of
minor Democratic Conventions surely are not,
and all Democratic Conventions become worse
[From the Luzerne Union.]
OUR FLAG.-It will he perceived that we
have' nailed the flag of Douglas and Johnson
to the Union's mast head, as our first choice
(and we are proud to say they are the choice
of the Democracy of the Nation) for the two
highest offices in the gift of the world. Mr.
Douglas is the regularly nominated Demo
cratic candidate, and as our first lessons in
Democracy inculcated the cardinal duty of
_supporting regular nominations, this would
be a sufficient reason to guide us in our pres
ent course, even though our wishes had been
in another direction. But, for over two years
past, all our convictions have pointed to the
"Little Giant of the West" as a necessity to
the party—as the available instrument both
for restoring integrity to our National coun
cils and fur driving back the mad waves of
sectionalism, which were fast threatening the
peace and permanency of the Union. Amid
the changes and vascillations of the times,
Stephen A. Douglas has been among the few
prominent statesmen of the land who have pur
sued with unwavering fidelity the true line
of Democratic policy; who hare gone straight
forward in defiance of opposing obstacles, in
the line of Democratic duty. For this he has
been reviled, abused and ostracised (to a cer
tain extent,) but like " gold seven times
tried," he has come out of the fiery ordeal all
the purer. Though he is to-day the " best
abused man" in the country, like Jackson he
stands upon the external rock of principle
and has the people at his back.
lle is a candidate worthy our best efforts,
and we pledge ourself to do our full duty, to
the extent of our feeble abilities, in carrying
" the flag and keeping step to the music of
the Union" in the cause of the good party
which has made him its standard hearer.
Mr. Johnson, the candidate for Vice Presi
dent, is also worthy our best efforts, and
should receive the cordial support of the De
mocracy of Pennsylvania. A. brief biogra
phy of the candidates will be bound in anoth
Democratic Meeting at Aitoona
At a special meeting of the Democratic
Club of Altoona, held at the usual place of
meeting—Shultz Military Hall—June 28th,
1860, John Woods chairman being present,
it was found the hall was insufficient to ac
commodate the number who were assembled,
and the meeting adjourned to the front of the
Altoona House. Addresses were delivered
by S. T. Murry, Esq., of Hollidaysburg, R.
L. Johnston, Esq., of Ebensburg, and Wm.
A. Stewart, formerly of New York. After
which a committee was appointed to draft
resolutions, and the following resolutions were
read and adopted unanimously:
Resolved, That the Democratic party is
not a slave party, nor is it an anti-slave par
ty ; it was founded by the immortal Jefferson,
advocated and perpetuated by Madison, Mon
roe, Jackson and Polk, based on the ability
of the people, to rule and govern themselves.
To the people belongs all the political power
of the nation, of the States and Territories,
and any and all attempts made by our servants
at Washington City, to wrest from the peo
ple, or infringe upon their rights in any way
whatever, does now, and will at the polls,
meet with our unqualified disapprobation.
Resolved, That we hereby reaffirm our ad
hesion to the doctrines of the Cincinnati plat
form, regardless of the denunciations from
any quarter, believing them to be right and
the true principles of the Democratic party.
Resolved, That the nomination of Stephen
A. Douglas by the National Democratic par
ty at Baltimore, meets with our cordial ap
probation, and we pledge for him and Her
shel V. Johnston, and our own candidate for
Covenor, Henry D. Foster, our hearty and
Resolved, That John C. Breckenridge by ac
cepting the nomination from the Seceders,
has disappointed the expectations of his
friends, and we, a portion of his former friends,
think the act of acceptation merits our just
Resolved, That we repudiate with merited
scorn and contempt the propositions being
made by the political sorceres and their sti
pendiaries at Washington City and elsewhere,
to degrade and demoralize the democratic
party by a fusion with the Seceders in the
Empire and Keystone States.
Resolved, That the proceedings of this
meeting be published in all of the democrat
ic papers in this and surrounding districts.
Chairman of Altoona Democratic club.
Telegraphic Douglas Thunder !
Douglas Ratification Meeting at 'Washing
ton on the 3rd inst.—A public meeting to rat
ify the nomination of Douglas, was held to
night, in front of the City Hall.
The speakers' stand was beautifully illu
minated with variegated lights, and nu
merous transparencies, and a band of music
enlivened the occasion.
Resolutions were adopted endorsing the
Cincinnati platform and the doctrine of non
intervention by Congress with the Territo
G. W. Brant, of Virginia, and others, made*
speeches in earnest advocacy of the nominees,
and predicting the triumph of the principles
which they declaria.
The proceedings continued until a late
Douglas Endorsed in Baltimore, July 6.
A Democratic meeting was held here last
night. It became evident that the friends of
Douglas were in the majority, whereupon a
motion was made by the friends of Breckin
ridge to adjourn. Before this motion was
put a member moved to lay it upon the table,
which the Chair decided to be in order, and
the motion to lay it upon the table pre
After much excitement and disorder, sev
eral of the Breckinridgites left the room,
when a vote was taken upon the resolutions
endorsing Douglas as the nominee of the
party, and they were adopted,
Eli EPLER, Secretary.
Douglas at Lancaster, Jut s.—The friends
of Judge Douglas here, to a man, indignant
ly repudiate any affiliation with the Disun
ianists. We demand a clean electoral ticket,
a fair fight, and will reject any project by
which the regular nominee of the National
Democracy is intended to be swindled.
Ohio Democratic State Convention, Jnly 5.
—The Democratic State Convention organ
ized yesterday by appointing G. W. McCook
The following genttleman were nominated
by acclamation for State officers :
For Supreme Judge—F. J. S. Smith.
For Attorney General—Gen. D. W. Stan.:
For Superintendent of Public Works—Ab
ner L. Backus.
Resolutions endorsing the nomination of
Douglas and Johnson were adopted - , when
fifty Breckinridge and Lane men withdrew
from the Convention and met at the Nell
CORRESPONDENCE Or THE GLOBE.
MILLERSVILLE, July 9, 1860.
MR. EDITOR :—Some weeks ago, you ex
pressed a desire to hear from your subscri
bers by way of local correspondence. It has
been several months since I have communi
cated anything to the columns of the Globe,
but if I have neglected to contribute any
thing, the good old paper has not forgotten
me, for it is a welcome—did I say welcome ?
yea, thrice welcome weekly visitor, and is
read with peculiar interest, for it always
bears upon its pages the names of those with
whom I am acquainted, and calls to mind
recollections of the past, when 1, too, was n
resident of old Huntingflon county, and pe
rused the columns of the Globe in my fath
I shall not occupy your time, and the apace
in your paper, by telling you that " the day
is coming when the heavens and earth shall
pass away," which I trust, is something that
everybody knows. Nor shall I bore you with
long and thrilling accounts of "Village fisti
cuffs among women," "Tons of nothing,"
" Riding Lady Lightfoot of our village at
the rate of 2.40," or how " Old Sol shines on
sweet Eden," &c. But while " Yrrah" re
lates individual circumstances, I shall en
deavor, as far as practicable, to write you
something which I trust will interest the
greatest number of your readers, and not
only parties concerned. The account of the
hail storm and tornado which we experienced
in this part of Lancaster county, was some
what exaggerated, as you are well aware is
generally the case under such circumstances.
The crops between Safe Harbor and Millers
ville were represented as being "much dam
aged, the corn in many places cut to shreds,
and other grain badly beaten down and cut
up." It is true the crops were damaged
somewhat ; although it is but a short time
since, they look very little the worse of the
storm. The account of the damage done on
the Islands in the Susquehanna is correct.
The grain crop is very good throughout the
county, being thick on the ground, and well
filled. It is ripening very fast. I saw grain
cut June 301 h, which I presume was about the
first, though another week and most of the
(*rain will be in shocks. The corn crop is
not as promising as it was a year ago, on ac
count of the wet and cold weather which we
had in the cony part of the season ; however,
we live in hopes, and flatter ourselves with
the idea that if that part of the season yet to
come, is fal'orable, the crops will be good.—
The tobacco looks quite poor, and if I he al
lowed to judge from the present appearance
of the crop, cigars will be high in price next
season. The potatoes look pretty well.—
Fruit will be scarce—but few apples, and no
With your permission, I will now express
my opinions in regard to the present political
campaign. Democracy is fighting its way—
' slow, though sure, " Honest Abe" will get
a pretty large majority in this part of the
county, yet there are still a few among us
who keep the Democratic shin moving over
the political waters of 'GO in this part of the
ocean. With the "Little Giant " for our
guiding-star, the UNION for onkr harbor, and
the general good of the American people for
our cargo, we glide smoothly along and are de
termined never to give up the National ship,
or turn one plank in our platform till the
coming election proclaims to the world that
the " Little Giant " presides, the Union is
preserved, the isms crushed beneath the feet
of MGM', and the slave no worse than be
fore. The Democratic party is charged
with encouraging the institution of slavery,
and arguments are used in proof of such
charges, which are not founded upon reason
arguments, which, when examinued from
centre to circumference, prove themselves to
be like unto the house that was built upon
the sand—when the waters came, it washed
away ; so with the arguments used by Repub
licans to denounce Democracy, and this they
do in the name of the illustrious dead, too ;
purporting to be principles taught by those
who now sleep beneath the sod. But when
the great God-given waters of truth and reas
on shall surge against the rotten principles
of that faction, which is permitted to extend
its reins, will and must have for its result,
the dissolution and downfall of the first truly
independent form of government which God
has ever permitted to exist since first he cre
ated man. _Republicans cry out against sla
very, and emphatically say by the infamous
principles which they teach, that we, the pep
! ple of the North, because we are greater in
number, shall assume the power of Sovereign,
' and dictate to our brethren of the South what
property they shall be allowed to take with
them when they emigrate into a new Terri
tory, thus denying the people of the South,
privileges granted by the great principles
taught by those illustrious patriots, each of
whom was a part of such a body of men as
never before existed on earth. Will the peo
ple of the South slumber and say nothing,
while such impositions are being imposed
upon them ? Will they submit to such meas
ures like a fatling at the ring, and calmly
sit down ? No ! the people of the South are
no fools. In their veins flow the blood of
American people, and they will wage war
before the blood - bought liberties which their
forefathers procured for them, shall be im
peached and trampled in the dust by the fac
tion whose title disgraces the name of Repub
lic. Let slavery alone; it will abolish itself,
cling to the Union, for in union there is
strength ; not only strength, but harmony
and peace. Could the mouldeing remains of
the immortal Washington come forth from
their receptacle and speak for our country,
methinks I can hear him imploring the peo
ple of America to act—with calm delibera
tion, and ever keep before them the grand
p r i n ciples which bound them together as a
nation; strengthened them in battle and was
the means of casting off the yoke of tyranny
—namely, UNION. DELTA.