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Free Soil, Free Speefek; Free Men!
Heeling far Pre. rerrfforp.
E. 0, GOODRICH, EDITOR
Towariaa, Saturtiay, August 31, 1850.
Democratic State AlomobsatiTats:
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The Congressional Q,sestion.
Since the issue of our last paper. we have bad
an opportunity of conversing with many of our
most reliable and active Derriocrats, and have been
griitified to ascertain that our views in rei,, , ard to the
nomination for Congress, meets with universal and
The feeling is general and intense, that to prop,:
erly succeed in the coming contest, the
DAVID WILMOT Fliould be the candidate of the
Democratic party. That success with pip:other can
didate would be but partial i triumph. ant t would be
retarded by the Slavery 7 proyagand.i, an indica
tion that the staunch Demootr-' acy of thiS District had
wavered in their support of be principle of the Jef
terJonian ordinance. , Whatever other counties
may dn, this can-never with trpth be said of Brad
ford. They will continue II maintain their consis.
tericy upon this, as they hare upon .all the great
questions of the day; with their banner Beating.
pmcidly in the breeze, have they, fought many an
arduous fight, and they are not now ready to lower
it to - any foe. They are reatly once more to do bat
tle under its glorious folds, confident of the justice
of their cause. and certaic of success.
We have heard apprehensions manifested that
the action of the Susquehanna County Convention
was intended merely as a subter fuge to quiet the
people, while the leaders seek to accomplish the
overthrow of Mr. WiLmcrr. That the apparent de
votion to the cause of Freedom was to be the mask
behind which to betray and mislead the manses.—
ye do not believe mach apprehensions need be en
tertained. The peolite of Susquehanna county, we
hare every reason to believe, a!here with firm
ness to the principle of the ftroriso. They will in
sist upon the resolution of itilstroction being carried
ow' in its spirit. The schem*i" of ambitions men,
will find no favcr at their*ds.
Most certaitly no arranOments which savor the
least of tricked}', no equivotation, no double.cleal
ing, no depatting from principle will be submitted
to by Bradford. They will demand a candidate
whose opinions are known and unmistakeable up.
on the question of Slavery extension. A candidate
who has nerve enough to stand up against the
mighty influences - which debauch public men at
Washington—a candidate who can be, depended
upon in every emergency. Mere pledges and pro
fessions will not do. There ire traitors enough
in .Congress—your Dickinsous and Cooper;, and
Thompson.. The candidaje who expects to re.
wive the vote of Bradford, Inuit already have giv•
en proofs of his fidelity tot, and his ability to pas.
win, the great principle which the Susquehanna
COncention has declared par:amount to all othecs
in the coming contest. This might as well be un
derstood now, as at last.
That no new candidate has yet been named who
comes fully up to this standard, we are obliged re
luctantly to admit. While we hare no disposition
now to canvass the character, claims and position
of the gentletiAn whose names we have heard
mentioned in come:ion with this of f ice, *a are
frank to say to them that their nomination •now,
would not satisfy the Demcer icy of Bradford. The
deep and universal feeling is aroused, that an at.
tempt is being made, to prostrate the principle
which they have zealously sustained, and to strike•
down their best servant for his drivolion and 'con
stancy to their pnterests. They feel they can only
fully triumph with the triumph of their tried and
faithful Representative; that his defeat is their de.
'feat. That to rebuke foreign interference and do .
mestic yam* they should once more uphold their
standard-bearer, and bear bin' unharmed through
the fires of persecution. r
' Could another candidati
be found, whose tri
umphant election,, would on] as complete and ef
fectual victory, they would not insist upon men or
county tines, but would rally With enthusiasm
around him. Both word] give r ay to their zea
, and desire to see their pinciples: fully carried out
Where will such a candidate be found? We ask
it with seriutisneas and earneetnesa. We have
heard the name of my, man yet mentioned, who
from our sources of information, we believe would
•at this critical juncture, be acceptable to the demon.
,aacy of thiaDistrict. On most ordinary occasions,
the gentlemen who have been pht forwanl, would
not be in danger of rejection—nor would We now
add one word against their character po i reputation,
, but they must see that public expectation demands
a man clearlfidentified with the principle which
neither have ever very zealously maintained.
Conant:tn.—The Fugitive Slave Bill passed the
Senate on Monday lat. It is tlitpposo.4l that the
President will veto the bill on the gnfrind of on
eistunitutionality nt its provisions in the House on
Tuesday the General Appropriation bill was passed.
It is now supposed the other important bills will
soon he reached.
THE CHEISTILN PAar.oa MAGAiINE.—We base
received the Aognst No. of thie excellent periodi
cal, devoted to Literature, morals and religion. It
contains • fine steel engraving entitled " The Fall
of Babel," besides other illustrations, and is well
printed and ably edited. 'Puce, *2 per annum—
address 9eo: Pratt, 216 Nassau striet, N. Y. .
CHOLERA AT Ustowrown.”-The cholera conti ft to rage at Uniontown. Pa. The towels alearst
deserted. There 'were 40 cases up to Tuesday
evening, of which 14 proved fatal.
The Regi,l4r Contribidor" and as Editor the
64 Bradjard Argue' in mew pasts, sad " aciattg"
the Democratic party, tkromge ths saunas of thit
Afiristrei" t—A bass trick land fraud span the
Demme& party emoted t
Wlteu we charged [you Mr', WARD, the establish•
meat at this place of the Nord; Pearaykstniut we
.11d not du to t withotit tati.gi,l , fe proof. for . the
itertior: w e were making. W i rt had evi d ence. plain
Auld uncontraiiirtury, th a it !as to I , e ue , tl as a
means at eatrying out his own Ft•heriief , , in Coll-
With other ambition+ and designing aspis!
rants, .11:1.1 that the we:tare of t h e Democratic party
was the f a st omsittntodon. We jadr , ed that the ea--
nthti.htne:tt of.a Demnenute paper, by a man whose
Democracy,` to say the most,- is yet in its chrysalis
stale, boded no good to that cause, and we have not
el - wied to warn the party that it might.not be mitt
led by serh hollow pretensions. We base done
this feat lessly, and earnestly, as we feh the groins
Dees and nutgaitude of the fraud attempted.
Slos rcomzior Co
or MWFUN Co
IVe have tams a new chapter in this same
scheme, to open, in perfect keeping with the
li . onorable plot, from its first conception abroad, to
its consommition at 'nom. To substantiate what
we shalisay, we have the most positive and un
controvertible proof. First then
We chirp upon Mr. B. F. POWELL, the editor o f
the Bradford Argus, the authorship of the curnatuai
cation in the North Pennsylvanian, of Arse 3,
signed "I," retailing wane of the stale slanders,
concerning Ham David Wdmot.
We charge trysni . C. L. WARD, the authorship cf the
editorial in that paper of the same ante, prefacing
date, signed "A CASS 'MAN OF '48."
The correctness oT these charges, thus plainly and
emphatically masle, we can demonstrate to any one
who is incredulous or curious, by prOof now in our
possession, which will satisfy the most doubting,
and place this dia.-graceful trickery of a pretended
democratic journal beyond all doubt or cavil.
The development of these facts does nut astonish
us. We have from the first, known that Mr. Ward
was the editor and controller of the North Peonsyi
oanion. We have also known that that paper was
especially in the favor of some of the %Vbl leaders
of thjs County, and we are not surprised that evi
should mow come In light of collusion and
concert of action between its editor and proprietor
and the editor of the Bradford ArgniS h •
Fellow-Democrats ! what a tact is ere !
when disreputable and shameful this fraudw
bared to the light! B. F. POWELL,
,the leditor of
the Whig Argus here, a most deadly and zealous foe
to the Democratic party, " claimb the . right to talk I
to Us FELLOW-DEMOCRAT'S," through the I
coltimos of the North Pennsylvanian, while C. L.
Wird, whose democracy stands not a whit fairer,
says the author "is a respectable citizen of this
county"—(borough, it was first printed) —and adds,
' I let such men as the, writer only act with rigi
lance ; let them sacrifice time and patience, and the
glorious principles, for which he manifests such
'warm ardor, will be vindicated ind sustained."—
There is no driubt of this :—let the schemes of Mr.
Ward be canimd out, in conjunction with the labors
of. Mr. Powell, and the latter can exult, thiough
the columns of his own paper, over the downfall of
• Now toallUsla Developed! I
said commanication. endorsing and applauding Ike
anther and his article.
114 diarge upon C. L. WARD, the anthorrhip /the
article in that peper of the 10th inst., relating to the
Senatorial Conference, at Laceyrdle. and also with
the authorship of the communication in the saute
What will be thought of the conductors of a jour.
ial professing to be Demooratie, who admit into
its columns, s yea,
! even endorse and applaud,' an
article from 'a Whig editor, libelling prominent
Democrats and every line of 'rajah is falsehood !
This too, whoin the authorship is well-known, and
vouched for ! Out upon such shameful hypocrisy
and fraud. It should consign the perpetrators to
the arras of the. whig party at once, towards which
they seem to have such a predilection. That Mr
Powell should seek to divide the Democratic party
of this County and Congressional district, is not at
all wonderful, nor that be should seek by throwing
fire-brands into our midst to stir up rancor and ill
s mote scrupulous person might perhaps
hesitate at the means employed, but the conduc
tors of Democratic journal& will second his schemes,
he cannot be blamed.
While Mr. Powell " talks to his fellow Demo.
crate," Mr. Ward also appearsin a new character.
The facility witlitwhich be changes is wonderful.—
He now assume 3 to beau CASS MAN OF '4B !"
and seeks to array one portion of the lientoeracy
against 'mother, by taking that. title. It is well
known that he was a supporter of Taylor, in 1848,
with a kind of pretended hankering after Tan Bo
ren, and actually went about the polls at the Presi
dential election to find some Cass-man who would
agree to vote for Van Boren with him ! - And yet
this changeling, has the audacity to appear over
the signature of " a Case man of '48." . And rich-
er yet is it to find Mr. WARD, in his own editorial,
-prefacing the communication of which he is the
Author, veiucbing for Mr. WARD RA "a prominent
and =mitering Democrat." ft! Bat Tie object
is as apparant as it is fruitless. The Democracy of
Bradford is to well united to he divided by his ar•
faces. He cannotixinginto Motility These Demo
cram who _saw their path of action lie in dif
ferent directions in 1348. They mutually re
gretted the necessity for a difference of action then,
and resolved that it should not be a severance of
thit bonds of brotherhood that united them. lie
who seeks to sunder those ties, is an enemy M
their success, or a traitor to their principles. '
, Demociets ! you can here find some insight into
the nefarious schinnes and plots which hate been
forining for a year past, and the entire object of
which is to accomplish the overthrow of your Rep
resentative in Congress—David Wilmot In this
unholy coalition, we have unmasked C. L WARD
and B. F. POWELL, as using the Ninth Pennsyt•
vanian to effect this object. Whig leaders and in
full communion wish L. clique around that paper,
bound together by a common tie; hatred of the
champion of Freedom, and counsel and caucus with
tbe4 in arranging plans for carrying out the ob
ject they have most at heart. Anticipating the re
nomination of our present - member of Congress,
several of the most prominent have publicly pledged
their support to him C. Atlanta, in case such an
event occurs. Can they carry with them in their
union with Whigs any honest t?emociall Istbere
a single Honest democrat, who frill not repel with
Whing,and contempt the puny tricks of Messes.
ard and Powell, to alienate their 'confidence and
affection from the man who has upheld the stand
ard of their principles against all the seductiOns of
War and the' powedel
and purl Are they reedy to
of such mom, whim they seek
Ponder well upon tines • • . 1
It well Internee you to ; asve
you God yourselves under thel
who make no .pripentions to
principles—who have teen for
bus and active enemies of y •
cart-st a good one, which
!ideate of taw leaders, and
editor ! The purpose of all a.
the downfall of the party.
%mins% the wily the, you bars
teed with. It meads you is
comes in the gni.* of friendsh
give you a mortal blow. The
friendship, are base end by •
lions ofthe name, of Demac
dangerous. Ton should mho
quity, with the contempt and
merited. . '
—IX course, after sorh an exposure, we shalt
beat the perpetrators or ibis . rasa in an alarm
ing manner, and by every ki • of scpsiXeeition and
111.ehood, seek to evade the tint* of an in.
stilted Democracy, thus bagel anemplad to imbe.
trayed. We shall not allow*. .le 'oda* the mat.
ter—we have ample and sat facer), evident*, to
demonstrate ocularly to ev man that every
Word we have said is litemll, true, winch erne
itabl‘ id h= into - bandi, and atbied
bona. 17 am. regally
It'e shill use to - dentomitrate ti
ty of Brad ford the rouenness
at once hat • become so 'MAO'
wriggling, no evasion, no Wet
conductor of a Democratic joi
censure, for opening his color
TOR for the destruction of
DO DO nail. 401 1 / 1 711All STEV
dime in the township of
manly, on the 13th of June
age of nearly eighty.six year
Judge &revues Was born
State of Connecticut, July I6i
of eight years be removed wi
to Wilkesbarne; he was fool
time of the Wyoming maw
ground one hour before the 6
Forty-Fort, at the directing of
fell in the battle of that day.
On the morning after, Mr.
barte, and proceeded throu:l
Easton, with only one horse ti
and carry a sick brother, who
rived at that place; with die r
ly then proceeded on to Conni
Mr. Stevens continued to li
assisting in taking care of the
sixteen years old. At that a,
Ile+utionary service, and in ,
gave his age at eighteen yea
ty money-of sixty dollars to Is
in Support of the family and
many trying scenes at the cl.
ed to Wilkesbarre, from the
bottom. He also resided a
sing, and lastly ' , made his fin
Judge Stevens when noun :
came more folrenced in yea
6e. lie commenced the
and very limited opportunity
and wholly dependant on hi t
both ; but few men have belt
In his old age, though not '
make him both eomtortable
tivity and industry not only p
good will of his fellow citizen
part of his life called upon to
lice of the peace; he was a
Wore from the county of
1811 and 1812, during which
Bradford was organized for
screed in t* as Depot
of years, and made the
count, ; in the year 1418 he
the Associate Jwlges, which
.the adoption of the new Con •
which he retired to private li
ment of his farm. He enjo
circle of acquaintance and re
or of youth even after he b
four score years, and bat km
he walked from his resid
da to hear a universalist di
Abel C. Thomas, of Philade)
his faith in the final mukluk
holiness and happiness, a
death, and when he had givi
covery, be called his son to
him to publish to the world
lived a firm believer in Uni
Such was the life of the
his early dayt spent in 111111 .,
can indepenthmee he lived
he bad helped to achieve.
rewarded with virtue runt
sleeps in death will long
hearts aids countrymen.
asaysesuoior Ms. M
man, who a few days since
Department in Mr. Fillm.
home, and, it is believed, h
ill health, $ the pretext ass'
&correspond/tot of the New
a disagreement in the Cabi
leer and Mr. McLennan
appointing power, relative
attorneys, to revert to the
laver did not
made by M
V. 8., Ps
1851, is already oat. It ei
Routes of Travel, Imports, /
Industry, Manofictutee, Al
it altogether the best war
for the oN of buisness m
Published by V. B. Pal
New York, Weigle copies l'
— 97 , 00 peg handled. 1
" RAtocaz." come to hit
Tboik written with his
gawp which will , not pap
essees of power
-• , the designs
Below will be hand s bw of the many expos
miens el Odin sentiment, which have, been adapt
ed by dell DOIMOIMIaII Comity COUVeld01100( and
Tim following resolotioila were presented by
Gum. B►snsasos Esq. to the Convention heW Toes
day evening, Sept,T, 11141, and unanimously-adopt ,
guidance at man,
• of d•mocatio
years the unerropu
racemes. Is the
requires the eon-
Resolved. That it is with pride we hail and ac
knowledge the Hon. IL Wilmot. as oar representa
tive in Congress. We anticipated much from hint.
He has already more dian Wed the fall measure of
honor we bad promised for him. We first see him
standing out fearlessly and alone among the Delo.
prim from this etateolekading and sistaining the
rights of labor. against the unjust exactions of capi
tal. Pleat we And him the e.hampion of freedom;
striving to preserve the integrity of fete territory
Mon the aggressions aad ariogast demands of the
slave power. We know bite (wires in the dis
charge of his duty. and exhort him to persevere is
the cause of justice aid right.
Resolve& That we fully approve of the
Proviso." restricting slavery from any territory
hereafter acquired, which is now free. That we
hen solentaly declare to the world oar eheerfla and
cordial aetioieecenee is the constitution and all its
compromises. That we seek not to invade any
constitutional right of the Routh, but pledge oar
selves ewer to maintain and defend them. That
we hold in squat abborenar that fanaticism which
would strike down the constitution in order to abol
ish slavery, and that other fanaticism. alike des..
press and unreasmabl^, which regards slavery as
the great conservative principle of our free institu.
dons. end seeks ihnsogh the intervention of the Na
tional Government and the National. armies, its
propagation aver the free soil of ibis Continent.--
We believe the time has come when the freemen of
this Republic should take a decided and immovable
stand upon this =question. The safety of our
institutions, the of Freedom. our own and
our country's honor demands an inflexible adhe
rence to the principle of the Wilmot Proviso. We
sly to the South, and wale word we *bind by it.
The following was adopted at the Convention .
held Feb. 9, 1843 :
labors of a Whig
Be on your guard
so often had to min
now openly, but
'p, while it seeks to
!pretentious of such
deal ; its aesunip•
e such fraud and ini
probrints so richly
tf the men, who all
lain their canoe. No
rhoodeshaU shield the
tmal, .from deserved
ass to a WHIG EDI:
htmocratic men and
Resolved. That oar confidence in the Ron. David
Wilmot is-unabated. Tbat we know his true heart•
ed devotion to democratic principles, and the rights
amen ; n cannot. sad will not be driven from his
support, so Irma as be continues on did side of jus
tice and humanity. Reser will we assist to strike
down the man who strives for constitgtional free
dom. That we are onaWed. ee we trust he is. by
the influences which are at work to prostrate him.
That when patronage and power combine ie a cru
sade against' honesty of purpose; duty, which is
paramount to all other considerations, demands us
to stand firmly on the side df right.
died at his tesi
andingenme, in this
14 • the advanced
'n Canterbury in the
1764. At the age
t'd his father's family
.en years old at the
.re, and was on the
'cute, but returned to
his father who alter
The Convention of Sept. 5, 1845, on motion of
U. bleeding Esq. unattiowesty paned the follow.
Whereas. it is a paramount duty of all delegated,
Conventiotm of the democratic party, faithfully to
regard the wishes of their constituents in the selec
tion of candidates; and especially in times of deep
and intense feeling. not to hazard success by , un
wisely resistine its current. where just and proper
results are likely to be obtained t and in considera
tion of the peculiar position of our present Repre
sentative in Congress. as indentilled with the great
question of "Free Boil,"—the assembled delegates
of the Democracy of Bradford county feel them
selves entirely justified ht urging at this crisis, the
re-nomination for another term, of the Hon. Davi,
Therefore, Resolved. That oar Congressional
robferees be. and are hereby instructed to use all
honorable exertions to secure his re-Dotal: wins for
evens left Wilkes
h the wilderness to
• help their escape,
died the day they ar
;.mainder of the farni-
e with his mother,
/family, until he was
he enlisted into the
order to be accepted
He gave his boon-
mother, to aid her
er passing through
. of the war, return
' - to Black Walnut
-w years in Wya
resilience at Baud-
At the Convention of Feb. 6, 1849 Col: insra F.
fitt.arcs offered the billowing, which were uneni
itionsly adopted :
Resolved, That now. as heretofore. we are unal
terably opposed to the extension of Slavery into ter
ritory now free, and believe that the Wilmot Provi
so is best calculated to prevent such extension.
Resolved. That the course of the Hon. Davis
Wisner,. in Congress. meets with our cordial ap
and when he bl
was remarkab i ly
rid without a intim,'
o gain an ednca:ion
own exertions for .
r succeeded than he.
h, yet sufficient to
and happy, his se
°cuffed him but the
The Convention of Feb. 5, 1850, among other
resolutions, shielding Mr. Wilmot from the hetes
persecution then waging against him, passed the
following, almost unanimously :
Resolved. That the firmness with which the Bon.
D. WILMOT adheres to the -principles of the Jeff
ersonian ordinance, and the unflinching boldness
with which be advocates the preservation of Free
Territories- from the establishment of Slavery there
in. justly. ntitles him to the thanks of the Democ
racy of thip County whose views he selects.
Such has .been the action of Bradford: firmly and
constantly ship has maintained the principle of Free
dom, and nobly sustained the man who is so reek.
least.) , assailed Cm his fidelity and firmness -in the
support of that principle. She is not now disposed to
taster; to give back from her oft-repeated professions,
and make herself ridiculous in the eyes of•the coun
try. The great principle of Freedom for Free Ter
ritory, is one of the cardinal doctrines of her
and she nines felt less like sunendering.it at the
bidding of the Slavery-propaganda.
He was in the early
Blithe office of ins.
ember of the Legis-
P. reme in the - years
term the county of
icial parries; he
~ Surveyor a number
'. my survey of said
as appoisted one of
-office he held until
titution in 1839, after
and the manage
ed the esteem of a
`arced almoit the vig.
arrived at the age of
days before his death
six miles to Towan.
arse from the Rev.
I phis. So great was
, of all men to final
w boors before his
up all hopes . of re.
is bedside and direct
, t he died as be had
EIZART-RCINIXING C►T►smaoruc.—A son of Hon.
Wm. Donaldson, of Danville, Pa.—a fine, promis
ing child, nearly seven years of age,—;-while play
ing near the canal in that borough, fell in and was
drowned, befine his hide play-fellows bad time to
get assistance from his father's house.
• . Janet* Stevens;
ing* to gain the Anted.
enjoy the blessings
His day. have been
or and though be now
remembered in the
muus.—This gent! a.
accepted the interring.
'a Cabinet,bas returned
resigned his Office.
, bet according to
York Herald, Mire was
et between Mr, Web
r.Webeter wanting the
6 marshals and district
State Department and
AL c, for
'braces much valuable
Ike, Canals, Railroads,
riodurn, &c. We think
of the kind published
for Oily reference.—
ter, Tribune Buildinp,
ets.-4101/0 per dozen.
kw inanition this weak.
ability, ha hiker
Mr The: action for libel io the Sasslnebanna
Court againit 0.3. Harsemo, editor of the Mont
rose Daintxuat, results. in a verdict of loot guilty,
and the pniSetutor to pay the costs. A most right
40AX11:71iL MOll AT Carzuccrrus.— On • Sunday
evening last, a Pei of real scoundrels mobbed the
" Sisters of Notre Date,'' at Chillicothe. The pa
pen of that place are fall of the proceeding's, both
of the mob and of the citizens We undertand
this is the ilia& the that the "Sisters of Nom
Dame" at the above place have suffered insult'
and Yttrium:seines they marred their school there.—
,On th . last occasion their hones was pelted with
rotten eggs, and some of these "inoffensive and de
fenceless females" were driven forth to seek shelter
while a few remained with one " sick unto death,"
to - meet their tate, be it what it may ~ Now it may
be proper to state that the object of these "flistmo
is to educate youths. There were only eight of
them mint from this city to open a retool at Chilli
cache, and yet they have been nine times mobbed I
U the authorities of Chillicothe do net at ones Pot
a Mop to such lawlessners, they well be condemn
edcii by all good tin every es of eve creed. li its the
boast of oar Cary that we are free to art and
think on matte of religion as we please. Under
our form of government one person has as good
and perfect a right as another to serve God,, and
that service may be Protestant, Catholic, Greek or
Chaldic. A meeting of the citizens was held, and
$lOO reWard offered fur the arrest and conviction of
the leaders of the mob.—Ciecisteat. C 0...
A daughter, aged 12, of George GFisseg of R ine .
setae; Ind., committed suicide on the 23d ult. by
hanging hermit. She had accidently broken a
crock and was afteid of punishment. • She dress.
ad kerself in suitable burial clothes an& telling her
little brother that "she never would break an•
other crock," she got upon the bed, tied a bridle
to the joist, fastened it around her neek,and jump
ed dl. Her brother sumeeded in replacing her
upon the bed, bat she jampod off the mood time,
end befire he could obtain sesiMance she was
TIM assuilk I. ilibisovel.
The final mak ie Mimedr time summed ep
by the Trim* emteasethes the nein lea few
Col. Batton is beaten, bat his great prisons!
strength in Missouri is shown in his last bankr
glib, as ensplegieallylit in any of has, vialetioos
aviNOW- - 41ilt. went into the fight under
The last Legislature had virtually donators
ri *. uxl stigmatised him; be had to deka* a majori
ty of its members or be himself defeated. His
olleague was his bitter enemy ; io were most of
the Missouri Delegation iu the House. Green and
hull were open and fierce agshist bier ; Bowlin and
Bay less frank in their hostility, bat not therefore
less efficient. Phelps skins 'Mod by hits—beery
able! Yet the only liletatmr at the Home elected
by either' . branch of the party is that same Phelps,
who has over 2,000 majority, and Cot. Simian has
earthed five.eightha of tie" Demommie " members
of the.new Legishsiorego that be stook' will-be re.
elected if his adversaries woolit:cor.form to "the'
usages of the party," by going into caucus.. nomi
nating candidate for U. S. Senator, and ail voting
Looking at the vote of Miseouri more Closely, the
disparity between the Benton and Anti-Benton for
ces is umneasssi. Several Anti-Benton men are
chosen from Whig counties, as Randolph, Boone,
&c., °them on coalition tickets, to keep out the
Whip . , uin Plane.-: &metal were carried in the
more interior Counties of Bowlin's District as his
fnends—Bowlin's not yet being fully understood as
hostile to Benton.. Throw out all the melts of ac-.
akin, and the list of Members sleeted on naked
Anti-Benton ground is Dora long one. The Colonel
has both the Senator and Representative from the
District in which the erste Capital is situated; ban
seems to have Iwo think of the Members elect
from the heavy Sooth.Westere rplatreenf the State.
Obviously, any a Democratic pony" which may
henceforth be constituted inMisientri, from which
Bentonians and Whigs shall be exciuded. will be s
select. respectable affair, which most be formida
ble, it at all, from its talents rather than its nein
Ibisiteaseast Is Harrisburg.
• , Eitipo Slaws discharged . by the Cowl, e'sd &bad
li: gam by their Misters-711roatemil Riot. ,
Hatuusscati, Aug. 24. it
l es ' Our town has been the scene of great excitement
' Imlay and today, on account of the arrest and
innsxenrination of three black fugitives from Virginia.
Yesterday, the Court was engaged all day in the
xamication of the mimosa, on a writ of habeas
. They were charged with horse. stealing,
but were in reality . lii„ . .. ive slaves. No . decision . I
'Was made yesterday, bit this moming t iudge Pear.
ion decided that this et ling of a horse by a slave
or the purpose of escaping, war nota criminal of
fence under the law for reclaiming fugitives, and
Consequently he discharged them.
The slaves wave once ushered out of the prison
our ; bin had no sooner reached the street, which
• ey were seised by their masters, and a battle en•
ed between them. After a severe struggle, two
. the slaves were finally handcuffed, but one of
m made his escape.
(The Court has just wooed • warrant against the
*Tiers and all engaged in the affair, for an assault
aid battery with intention to excite a riot. The
+veil and their owner• are now in jail.-
riTne Coon has also ordered the Sheriff to em
Eony a posse for the purpose of dispersing, at all
rda, the mod now assembled in front of the
Riakra Arrested—The Military Cad Otd.
Mummies° Aug. 24-14. P M.
5 Ten free negroes have been arreepied for trying
to incite the riot. The slaves two in number; its
m pnwa. • •
The owners of the eleven and other persons en
gaged securing them, after their discharge -by the
Court. are new before the Court on a writ of habeas
The two stases are held m jail
The crowd beton, the prison ha: been dispersed
by the military, called oni uqder General Seiler,
and the town is resuming, in a. measure, its wonted
quiet and order.
Chas-Art.l.m aim inc Oxittaus.—Tbe following
anecdote going the rotted*, is charactriittic :
Said ant old Jackson - demos:tat to Col. Benton
after the Smash of the Omnibus, " Well Colonel
the old thing was pretty wall cot up!"
" Wore. than Dr. Parkman ! Worse than Dr.
Parkman, sir! They can't identify the body, sir!"
ejaculated the Colonel.
"Well, how does Clay feelT"
" Clay feel ! He feels, sir, as he did when we
upset the "Teat coalition omnibus between hint
and John Qnincy Adams, under. the lead of Gen.
Jackson. He feels as he did when we upset his
bank omnibus , his tariff omnibus', his distribution
omnibus, aqd his Presidential omnibus! Sir, his
knows how to feel ! The democrats have lanest
bun to feel r How do you sepp - ee he telt when
we expunged—when we, **drew the black marks.
of popular damnation over his moletiona censor
ing Gen. Jackson ! Clay has always been getting
op omnibuses., Always, sir! And be never got
up one yet that he did not catch some democrats,
sir! Never, sir! And- they always get killed, sir!
That's the case with all his omnibuses! They al-
Ways kill the passengers and saved the driver. No
(lernocratshoold ever get into an omnibus when
Clay is drjver, and especially if Webster is an out
side passenger Gook out fora break down then!
An open carriage, a single Devine ! and straight
ahead, sir is always the best In legialation.—C2i-
A &WIXOM or Wino H01112•TT, CAPACITY sap
Flocarrv."—A recent telegftphia dispatch stated
that the Marshal .of Western District of this State,
was about being removed for some very cogent
reasons, not very creditable to that officer, which
would shortly be made public. Spartan children,
we believe, were chastised, not because or the
commission of a theft, but only in the event ol
their committing it so bungingly as to be .discover
ed and we strongly suspect -that the crime of the
Marshal in the eyes of Federalism, *as not that he
levied black mail off hie entamiinateit, but that he
did ems) unskillfully as to let it become notorious
For aught we know, the wind. affair may have
been pripeirated" 48' authority," and may account
for the sonnse bf Whiggery about election limes.
The following paragraph,-from the Mercer Pun.
may throw sonny light upon the "cogent reasons'„
ol ffie telegraphic divas*: " Daring the past week
we tome heard it frequently stated that each .
Deppty Marshals was required to give hte individu
al i• promise to pay" to the amount of ens /inn:
dred and fifty dollars below , the Marshal would
make out theirappointments. We have yetlieeni
no denial of !hie charge, and throw oat this para
graph to give the Mug an opportunity.todefend or. explain this new species of ipalpbintsin. If the
Marshal of the Western District of Pennsylvania
taxes all his deputies at this rate, hi will be ena
bled to raise some ten or twelve thousand dollars—
a-soug little Irani to be accumulated by official cor
ruption. We dare say howewer, that some nice
little excuse—such its a contribution for missionary
purposes, or providina for the widow tad the father
be of in this matter."
SnIGULAR MID FATAL AO3DeIIT.--A little boy,
aged about six fears, sob of Mr. Geode
Loralsock township. was killed, on Monday even
ing last r by the accidentid failing of ahamilr, which
stood upon invend, and which, -in endeavoring to
climb, he overbal4mmd. A tooth of' the harrow
shuck his forebesS, pierced the skull and brain.
end caused instantaneous death.-!-Lycouteng Garai
Hos. Omits NAYLOR is talked of in Pittsburg
ai the Democratic candidate for the State genius,
bk. Naylor was elected in PhiladelPhia, as the
Whig candidate to Cowart Irons the Thin! Die
trict, and he Died to be•oorwidered a Whig Mr.
Naylor went to Stasi" and there, we believe' he
tweets a conceit to the to political faith,
and basted soundly those *lp vs); so opposed the.
Th• Cat nsum of Anwapeannet for the Free
Seilsteedeig which was to bare been held. tid e
mein at rentimil Ball, Bowan. invited Roc
DAVID %um to be rem! and address the wet.
ins. lie bakreplied to that utvitatiou in a West as
• Wonsan= CnT, A. 13, 11160.
• Galleon 2-splfour letter of the fah insi s t imvit
the to address a. mass meeting of the =mem of
Boston aitil vicinity, at Vanes* Hall, on Saturday
evening, the 17th Mist; in connection with your sp.
poaching Congresmcnai election, is received.
The efforts now made by politician., to torn asid e
the attention of the American people from the wrong
of slavery, and the audacity with which the - slave
interest presses on to perpetuate sod extend ihm
moral and political evil, demands theism= and
vigilant attention of all who desire to amain th e
'principles of liberty anti tiqualq, at which oar
free government was founded. ,
The Whig party in the , free Stales, and no where
mom distiectl.y than in assacinseens, have been
distingekhed herteokne for their earnest profanities
egamet the exacting spirit of slavery is the admin:
istiation of the General Government; That parry
hatta with these professions upon their lips, obtained
possession of political power, and the Greats! Gov
ernment is now under its direct** and control.—
But a sad change has cane over . ** men who pos.
sae the power to ewe out, in the administration
ofCksvernment, the principles and mossures upor k
which ; they mood when soliciting the favor mi
tre* of the people. Some of the most_giNed and
eloquent champions of freedom in the Whig party
have proved Wilds= In the principles they profess.
ed. In 1645, the effort to give the Democrati c
party _a direction favorable to slave propagandism;
divide& the party, and defeated its candklate fo r
the Presidency. The eflort of prominent Why
politicians to give that'perty si similar direrion,.
should not, sad will not be sustained. The friend s
'of Freedom are called *pen to be vigilant,
1 in their p r i nc ipl e . manna the insidious maim of
men or parties who would betray them. Th an
who would make the Federal Government a sup..
porter and propagandist of slavery, complain-of
agitation by thoie who resist them. The F rie nd,
of Freedom and the .17nion,. baie the p at h of dry
and of patriotism plain before them. It i s to mist
- the demands in& aggreselous of the slave interest,
until the Common Government of the Union is
absolved- from all responsibility foi the esistence of
Agitation will cease, when slavery shall be eon.
fined in the limits of the States where it now exists
and where it can -exist only by the authority of
State lawir—xiver which the Federal Government
has tio constitntional power There should au
end of the encroachments of the slave spirit.
Charles Summer, your candidate for Congress,
possesses all the noble and generous qualities
manhood, to meet and discharge responsibilities 's
a representative of a people, distinguished for then
eatl and faithful devotion to the cause of Freedom.
With, these qualities, he unites talents, learning sad.
eloquence to sustain with power and honor the
Cause of freedom and humanity. In him you would
have a representaiive, who in the hour at danger
and responsibility, would be found on duty at his
It would give-me mat pleasure to meet and ad.,
dress a meeting in Faneuil Hall ; and panicularty
would it give me pleasure, could I render :livid
in the election of Charles Sumner as the tepresett
tative of your district in Congress ; hut attention to
public duties here, denies me that pleasure.
Accept my, thanks for the honor conferred epos
me by your invitation.
To Wm. Bares, Rsq , D. Wu.X.srr.
Dr. learns W Stoat, CornmAtee.
We mentioned tact week that a human foot bad
been found in the Sisonehspna River a short do.
tance below Hyatt's Ferry--some 3-1 2 miles from
this village An Inquisition lumsubsequently been
held by Doet. SICTMOIIIII CHURCUILL,one of the Car.
wen of this county, upon the same, which resulted
in the identifteatio . n of the foot, berind the shadow
of a doubt, besides satisfying a majonty of the Jory .
summoned to Inquire the matter, that the person, to
whom when living, the foot belonged, comet*
his death by nolawfol violence. The foot Rae
tively sworn to as that of Pled Wells, of the town of
Union, in the . aditiining comfy of Broome, who left
his home on the 10th of. Oct. 1810, in company
with , one Ef#cill Rosen (who has just completed.
termi of ire years in the State Prison at /tritium, tor
setting fire to the house of en aged couple in the
town of Vesta), alter having assaulted and robbed
them of their money, apposing no doubt thift he had
kiNed them,) ;and has never sine. retnnied or bee.
The fogs ofgte mac, so far as they were elicited
upon the investigation before the Coroner, are a
Peter Wells, was employed by Oen. Ephraim
Robbine,l7nion I.er nos a maple of boats loaded rib
lumbar, down the River, ind he started with sad
boots ma the 10th of Oet. 1949, secompanied by is
one eraceptElijah, Russel/ aforesaid. Abele:4 dead
in the afternoon of that day, they stormed about 4
miler abovesbis village, and Russell sold a Web
of idling/es table Towely for 411,00,' saying be bail
charge of the lumber and that be shoved dean*
Wellajf he ilia not Jo better, Ike. WiCSseye
one mile this side of Towels'', testified, that Rmr4.,
called at his house on the someday ar about 1 e!?
clack P. M, and desired him to go and bele lisa
op the boats, whirl' he did, and that he earrWells
and Rama both aboard the boats, floating dm
the Jtiver, at 41 o'cloek, - Soils had apple'
ly been drinking bet were not seam! but Watery
were able to attend .to their basins-se. They had
also stopped previously arWidow Carer/'t tom
and procured liquor, and et Mr. Nosse'd whew Rai
sea procured a preen of rope, some to or tz kd
long—for 'what repose Joe, mat clearly lip
• Early on rite morning of the 11th &wiswear
ashore at Commute, aid pestered men to helphie
bet the brims of the dowel Straw and, are
low th e village, neither We le nor any one de
being with him, ne alleging that he had I can
with Min but that he had got drank and Mr MI
discharged him: The boats were got 00. oh lets
Smell went on with them selling part of the kodie•
to Clark Hyatt of Nichols, red the remainder tot
Is Ward, of Towanda and was afiergarile pinned _
bytien Robbins, overtaken and arreveil aide F eb
ea efthe Sinnamehoning Creek, broughtback wee
plebe and has ever since been confined in the ird of
this comity 'waiting his trial annals tments keel
or einberdememt. or both, in selling Gen. - Roble . '
lumber, :as bebre stated, to indi% ideals in thn
county, without authority, and eloping 'with lb ° .
Several Urinous's, swam positively to the iden
tity of the foot, as also to the Shoe which remar
ad upon it in a tolerable state of preserneipe•
Ana Weffeserom Pays that she was the wife
Peter Wens *ha 'hem. 10th Oolitic, 18 49, emi
newer caromed - since. The foot being sheren totter
she exhibited great emotion, bursting into tears si§ l ,
mobbing aloud : §-This" said she, my bushandi
foot-1 know it—thave no doubt of it. She the
pointed out a split in the nail of the great we ° l l i
mooed by a cut with an are some years gle. le 1 ' •
as other peenliaritiee, which left no doubt as in
The Coroner's Jure, Franklin Slosson, trireme;
H. U Perkins, John Cameron,
Chas. L. Truman ,
Seth C. Sneeden , l.. Thos. Chateirld, Arba
bell, Justin C. Hubbard and Wm. P. Smile 4h :i
after as toll an investigation as the circumstanc e§
the vase won dd admit of, rendered the toilowT , f
verdict, to wit ,- "That the foot here shown is
foot of Prier Weffrwho disappeared from the taus
of Owego, - in the county of TICSrd aforesaid 011,
about . .the 111th dot T of October, A. D. 19 19, f:
evidrekelaushiotcny to its that the said re;
naffs is dead, and that he came to death by
lame at the haodi of Thu 4 who
and there feloniously, and of his mutt`
albret*lthis In *erne manner and by some
to the jurors aforesaid unlotown,did kill and eel
said Peter Weilitegeinet the pesos of the People
the State allele Yoth;--litsego Gasetet