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E. O. GOODRICH, EDITOR.
(Tlinrshan fllormnn, Qtngnst 11, 18511.
JOIIIST C. FREMONT.
FOlt VICE PRESIDENT,
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County Committee appointed By the
Republican Mass Convention held in Towanda, September
10. 1X55, having met on the 2d in-t., have resolved to call
a Republican County Convention to he composed of two
delegates from each election district, to l>e held at the
Court House, in the Borough of Towauda, on MONDAY
evening, September l>t 1856, for the purpose of placing
in nomination a County Ticket to be supported by the
Republican electors of Bradford County. They have also
appointed a Vigilance Committee in each election district,
list of whom is hereunto annexed, whose duty it will be
to oall primary meetings of the Republican electors in
each election district, for the purpose of electing delegates
to said Convention.
The Committees of Vigilance in each election district,
arc requested to confer together, and call the primary
meetings on Saturday, August .10, between the hours of
4 and 7 I*. M., or at such other hour as may be deemed
convenient, and at the usual place for holding such elec
tions. They are further earnestly enjoined to see that
such notice of the place and time of said meeting he given,
that all the electors of their respective districts may lie
The Countv Committee would also suggest that some
member of the Vigilance Committee ie each district, at
the proper hour, call said meetings to order, and thatthc
elections for delegates he by ballot. the polls being kept
open for the time specified, or at least until every one
who desires ha- an opportunity to vote.
They would also nrge npon the electors the importance
of attending the primary meetings. A full turn out to the
delegate elections is calculated to do away with many of
the evils which necessarily appertain to the s\-stem. At
tend your delegate elections, select good, honest reliable
men-, who will properly represent your wi-hes, looking to
the advancement of principle, rather tlmu the elevation
ALLEN M'KEAN, E. O. C.OODTTCH.
WM. C. B< Hi ART, ft. F. M \SON,
J. B. ft. BABCOCK, F.VftKXK KKF.LKR.
JOIIX A.CODDING, WM. 11. VANDYKE.
V. S. VINCENT, SAMUEL DAVIDSON,
K. C. KELLOGG, C. F. NICHOLS,
IRA C. BULLOCK.
August 2, 1856. County Committee.
COMMITTEES OF VIOII.ANCE.
Albany—Wells Wilcox, M. 11. Coddiug, John Sterigero,
Daniel Kellogg, Moses A. Lvld.
Armenia—Alfred Ripley, David S. Becker, Alba Bnrnham,
W. I'ieree, Robert Mason, Jr.
Asylum —John F. Dodge. J. H. Morrow, Geo. W. lngham,
Friah Terrv. Francis Viall.
Athens tp.— B. \V. Park, John Griffin, David Gardner,
Eras ties Wolcott, John F. Sattcrlee,
Athens boro'—X. C. Harris, C. Hun-ikcr, L. S. Keeler, T).
B. Cotton, A. H. Spalding.
Burlington—Boswcll Luther, J. W. Spencer. D. m. Alex
ander, James Nichols, J. J. Haight.
Burlington West—Rlynn Phelps, Jr., Perry B. Pratt, S.
If. Stiles, J. B. M'Kean, John Ballard. Jr.
Burlington borough—Philander Long, Chester Kingsley,
Charles Lewis, X. T. Biekcrson. Jacob E. Vosburg.
Columbia—James Bullock. D. Lilk-y, Andrew Gcrnet,
Isaac Strait, Newbury E. Calkins,
Canton—S. Newman, M". 11. Case, S. Owen, W. Lawrence,
Dnrell— -U. Bull, I). 1., Stoats, U. Moody, Kdw. lloinet, J
Franklin—Nelson Gilbert, Thomas Smiley, J. M. Martin,
Kcstus F. Faircliild, Ezra Champion.
Granville —Lumaa Putnam, Win. Bun yon, Benj. Buxton,
Harrison Ross, Levi Taylor,
llerriok—l. A. Park, E. Carr, A. R. Brown, Abel Holies,
John M. Furinan.
Litchfield— Milo Merrill, Cyrus Bloodgood, Stephen Evans,
Ileman Moore, Stephen M'Kinney.
LeKoy—A. 1). Fo-s, S. Bailey, Charles Izunh, Eira Ilol
conib, Edw. Kelly.
Monroe twp.—Freeman Sweet. Daniel Dcrker, Charles G.
llnllnn. Rowland Rockwell, Samuel Cole.
Monroe Boro'—K. B. Coolbaugh, S. S. Iliiunan, Anthony
Mnllan, J. L. Rockwell, ft. W. White.
Orwell —S. X. Bronson, John W. Pay son. Henry Gibbs,
A. G. Mathews, Sheldon 1.. Chnbbuck.
Overton—James Ilavcrley, Wru. Waltman, Orange Chase,
George Hottenstinc, Daniel Haverley jr.
Pike —E. Cram lull, IL B. Bailey, E. S. Bkeel, ft. W. Brink.
If >me—P. Forbes, 0. Young, J. G. Towner. F. W Mnynard,
ltidgbery- —G. Cooper, H. Owen, W. Stevens, J. 1). Ham
mond, A. D. Smith.
Shesheqnln—O.TL I'. Kinney, Charles Chaffee, A.J.Cole.
C. W. Bit His. Win. Tuttle. '
Springfield C. A. Campbell, Ambrose G.lJrown, Amos
Knapp, Isaac F. Bullock, Robert Bard well.
Smithneld—G. K. M'Vannon, Onibeus K. Bird, E. G. I)nr
fey. U. Wood. K. P. Allen.
South Creek -W. V. Glines. Ira Crane, J. F. Gillet. Linus
Williams, Cornelius Haight.
St Hiding Stone—Win. Grifiis, Henry Noble, Win. Kings
ley, G. H. Stevens, Gordon Taylor.
Sylvaina boro'— Peter Monroe, N.H, M'Cullom, 1,. N.Tink
httm. James H. Nash, Peck.
Tusearora—E. C. Wells, A. J. Cogswell, Hcnrv Montgome
ry, Davis Gray. George R. Johnson.
Towauda boro'—tere Ctrfp, Frank Overton, Wallie Bull,
Pereival Powell, George Brittou.
Towanda—ll. C. Fox, S. C. Means, J. H. Decker, L. I>.
Bowman, Win. M'Micketi.
North Towanda —George Mills. A. D. Kingaltery, Ezra
Rutty, B. Strattou, James Simmons.
Trov bom' —E. R. Parsons, Geo. I'. Newberry, B.S. Dart.
D. G. Long.
Troy twp. —Aloflzo Thomas, Ezra Loomia, Atnasa Grceuo,
J. M. Smith, Renben Stiles.
•Ulster—S. C. Hovey, D. J. Chubbuck, J. L. Gorseline, S.
X. Havens, G. W. Nichols.
Wysox— Moses CanfCeld, M. J. Coolbaugh, I. P. Spalding,
(feorp# Stmpe, Henry Wood.
Wy.dusing —o. K. Ingbain, Francis Hornet, Eli-ha Lewk,
Harry Clark, L. P. Stafford.
Warren — Mile- Prince, Jacob Rogers. James Cooper, Mi
randa Chaffee, Nathan Young. Jr.
Wells — Lorenzo Griuuell, John Brownell, Newell Leonard,
John Bra-ted, James Brink,
Windham— Piatt Vandyke. James M. Peck, James OLM
ste AL, WM. S. UNBLOCK, John Waraer.
Wilmot— Jonathan Buttles, J. H. Turrell, J. L.Jones,
Hiram Stone, Charles White.
ffjf A Fillmore State Convention was held
at llarrii-bnrg, on the sth inst., which selected
an electoral ticket. The member for this Con
gressional district is C. F. Welles, jr. who is
also placed on the executive Committee.
fesy The House has voted Gov. llnv.nFß
pay and mileage while contesting the vent nf
\\ MITFJF.M) delegate from Kansas.
WOULD THE SOUTH HAVE THE CONTROL
OF MR. BUCHANAN?
We have no doubt there are many honest
and well-meaning people, who are opposed to
the rejteal of the Missouri Compromise, indig
nant at the outrages in Kansas, and hostile to
the extension of Slavery, who are supporting
JAMES BUCHANAN, because they have been made
to believe that the candidate of the Cincinnati
Convention, being a Northern man, would not
favor the plans of the Slavery-propagandists. —
Particularly in this region is pains taken to as
sert that Mr. BUCHANAN is a friend of Free
Men who believe this, are allowing them
selves to be duped and deceived. The pro
ceedings of the Convention which placed Mr.
Buchanan in nomination show that the Slave
power controlled and dictated everything, can
didate and platform. Mr. BUCHANAN has
placed himself unreservedly upon that platform;
nay, more, IK; lias sunk himself in the platform,
and those who support him support the plat
form. We need hardly say what that platform
is. It was made as objectionable to the North
as could be.
It will not be denied that Mr. BUCHANAN
is supported ut the South on the ground that
lie has always been true to the interests of Sla
very. As the Richmond Enquirer forcibly ex
presses it, " he never uttered a word nor gave
a vote that could paiu the most sensitive Sou
thern heart." Not only is he thus supported
at the South, but it is well understood that if
elected it will be by the united South, with
just enough Northern votes to make him suc
cessful. We ask any eaudid man, will there
be anything to be expected for Freedom from
a man elected under such circumstances? lie
will go into the Presidential chair by the votes
of the slaveholders. He will be surrounded
by that Slavery influence which seems potent
enough to chill and blast every emotion of jus
tice and moderation in our Chief Magistrates,
lie will necessarily have for his advisers the
same men who have misled Pierce. It is not
concealed, that there is a powerful clique at
Washington, intent only 011 the extension and
aggrandizement of Slavery, composed of both
Southern and Northern men. This party is
led by DOUGLAS, TOOMBS, BUTLER, STEPHENS,
and others of the same class, and supported
by a number of camp-followers from the North,
who hope by being subservient to the behests
of Slavery to merit some reward.
This influence predominates in the Senate.
No President who counts the favor of the South
could stand a moment before the pressure it
would exert. The least symptom of yielding
to Northern sentiment would bring down upon
BUCHANAN, or any other man who looked to
this influence for support, such a storm of de
nunciation, as would appal anybody but a JACK
SON. Is there any reason to believe that BU
CHANAN possesses the qualities necessary to
withstand such an ordeal ? Ou the contrary,
lie is distinguished for his want of nerve and
and purpose, for his irresolution and vascilla
tion for his truckling and time-serving, and for
the gracefulness and ease with which he pla
ces himself upon any platform made for him.
We need not prognosticate as to the future
to satisfy ourselves as fo what would be Mr.
BUCHANAN'S course in the Presidential chair.
The political history of the past, shows on his
part a degree of profligacy more disgraceful if
possible, than exhibited by PIERCE. Origi
nall}*, he was an avowed anti-slavery man.—
From that he mounted his favorite hobby, the
Missouri Compromise, " which (says the Rich
mnnd Enquirer) was regarded as an extreme
concession to the just demands of the South."
After the passage of the Compromise measnrcs
of IShO, Mr. BUCHANAN wrote a letter to
CHASE, maintaining the inviolability of the
Missouri Compromise. Absent when that Com
promise was repealed he kept silent, as far as
the public was aware, until the South demand
ed of him as a candidate, his adhesion to that
gross violation of our National faith, when he
spumed the hobby he had been ridiug so long,
and in his letter to SLIOELI. fully endorsed that
unparalleled villainy. We repeat that such an
exhibition of utter and indecent truckling to
the South has uevcr been known in all the an
nals of Northern recreancy.
Mr. DITCH A VAX has no excuse for this dis
graceful and unparalleled apostaey. He has
already seeu his three score years and ten.—
lie had acquired some reputation in a long,
though not very brilliant public life. He should
have hesitated before he allowed his Insatiable
ambition to lead him into a step which sullied
his reputation, and placed him side by side,
with l'ieree and Douglas. But the desire to
1M? President has proved too strong for Mr.
BUCHANAN, and his name swells the list of those
prostituted by Slavery from their consistency
and their duty.
Mr. BUCHANAN'S devotion to Southern in
terests has been manifested in his attempt to
acquire Cuba for the slaveholders. When
Secretary of State he intrigued for the pur
chase of the island, offering millions of the
people's money for the aggrandizement of sla
very. Where did he get his authority for this
scheme ? Was the North consulted in a mea
sure for which they were to pay the greater
share of the amount to be expended ? Foiled in
this attempt, the South has never for a moment
averted its longing gaze from that rich prize,
nor abated a single wish. When the country
seemed disposed to acquiesce in the legislation
of iy. r >o—wlieu quiet reigued at home, and no
domestic questions vexed the tranquility of the
country—when the nations of Europe were
engaged in war, was deemed an auspicious tiruc
to renew the attempt to get possession of Cuba.
The result was the famous Ostend Conference,
and the circular which bears the signatures of
.1 \MJ:S BUCHANAN, PIERRE Sori.E and JAMES M.
M A -'ox. By the act, Mr. BUCHANAN has shown
that he is willing to engage in any scheme that
Slavery may conceive.—He has shown that
neither the opinions of the world, the obliga
tions we are under to auother nation, nor the j
wishes of the American people, are a feather ,
in the balance, when weighed against the dc-1
mands and interests of slavery.
Mr. BUCHANAN stands pledged, whenever
tike South shall say that they deeiu the |♦ob
session of Cuba necessary for their domestic
tranquility and the preservation of the Union,
to employ the army and navy of the country
to seize upon and possess Cul>a. What safety
can there be in clhvating a man to Presidency
bound by his published and solemn pledge to
plunge this country into a war with all the
civilized world, to gratify the insatiate desires
of less thau 300,000 slaveholders ? Shall
the blood and treasure of the country be wasted
for such a buecaucering purpose ? Are the
Freemen of the North willing to encounter the
horrors of such a contest to gratify tho slave
holders, who manifest their love for the North
by hauging Free-State men in Kansas, burning
houses, and plundering proj>erty, and who up
on slave soil, olfer a commentary upon the free
dom of our institutions by tarring and feather
ing those who will not worship at the feet of
the Moloch ; who deny the liberty of conscience
and free-sjieech, and are endeavoring gradually
to crush our liberties within the boa constrictor
folds of Slavery ?
lie who hopes that the Administration of
JAMES BUCHANAN would be an improvement
upon that of FRANKLIN PIF.RCE, shuts his eyes
to all the facts of the case. Slavery is insa
tiate in its demands, inexorable in its decrees.
It has declared its purpose to enter the free
territories of this Republic. There can be no
middle course on the part of any National Ad
ministration. There will be either base truck
ling, or an iron will and resolution. The next
Administration will either be a party to the
plans of the Sluvery-extensionists, or it will be
on the side of Freedom. There will not, there
cannot be, any half way work. The North
would be thankful to receive, even from PIF.RCE,
some acknowledgement of its rights. But the
South admits of no such display. She demands
entire devotion to her interests. Controlling
the Senate, and wielding all the influences that
cluster around and shape the President's ac
tion, there can be no hope from any uiau who
attempts in the least to satisfy her demands,
lie must accede to all her wishes, or he will
be regarded and treated as a traitor. JAMES
BUCHANAN will be surrounded and controlled
by slavery-propagandists. JOHN C. FREMONT
will seek to divorce the government from the
control of Slavery. Dealing out even-handed
justice to all sections, respecting all the guar
antees of the Constitution, his administration
will be modeled after that of JEFFERSON, MAPI
SON and JACKSON, having for its purpose the
diffusion of the blessings of liberty.
The election held in Kentucky on the 4th
inst., shows large gains for the Biiehanicrs.
From Missouri we have the gratifying intel
ligence that FRANCIS P. BLAIR, jr. is elected
to Congress in the St. Louis district. Ewiug,
the Know-Nothing candidate for Governor, is
probably elected by a small plurality.
North Carolina has doubtless gone Demo
cratic by a large majority.
From Arkansas, we have the somewhat un
reliable intelligence that the state has gone
for Yell, the American candidate for Gover
lowa has elected the Republican State tick
et by nearly bOOO majority—three Republican
members of Congress, a majority in the Legis
M F.KTIXG AT ULSTER. —A large and enthusi
astic Fremont meeting was held on Saturday
last, at N. Olmsted's, in Ulster, attended by
over 400 jMTsons. It was addressed by U.
MERCCR and E. 11. MYFTR, Esqrs.
A delegation from this place, went up on
the packet boat " Gazelle," with appropriate
banners and transparencies, and accompanied
by instrumental and vocal music.
The feeling manifested in Ulster shows that
the people of that town are fully aroused to
the importance of the pending contest, and
will do their duty in the cause of Freedom.
A Buchanan meeting was held at Ulster the
the same evening, the numbers andenthusi ism
of which were in feeble contrast with the oat
pouring aud spirit of the friends of Freedom.
IT IS NOW evident that Messes. TOOMDS and
DOUGLAS, in the preparation of their Kansas
bill, have been acting in concert with the Mis
souri propagandists of Slavery. By a telegra
phic dispatch from St. Louis, we learn that a
baud-bill was issued on the Bth of July by
STRINGFEIXOW and his associates, calling upon
all good Missourians to go over into the Terri
tory before the Ist of August, so as to be in
readiness to vote at the November election.
There can be 110 question that if the Senate
bill should become a law, hundreds of the bor
der rufiiaus would be enrolled by the commis
sioners whom the President is authorized to
appoint, and, as they have repeatedly done here
tofore, defeat the wishes of the actual resi
Gov. Wise said at the late Buchanan
ratification meeting at Dichiuoud that "the elec
tion of Buchanan would enhance the value of
negroes from one thousand to five thousand
dollars." But what will it make white men
worth ? Ten cents a day ?
BaT* The Buchanan State Convention held
at Chambersbnrg, on the 4th inst., placed in
nomination for Surveyor General, JOHN UOWK,
of Franklin county.
We call the attention of our Republican
frieuds to the importance of attending the pri- j
mnry meetings and selecting good men for dc-!
legates. The delegate system, though liable j
to many objections, has proven to be the most ;
feasible for making nominations. The abuses j
to whieli it is liable, arc within the reach of |
correction by the voters, if they will only at- j
tend the delegate meetings. Too often, in
quiet times, the whole business is left to half
a dozen or less persons—oftentimes to interes
ted men, and it is easy under such circum
stances, to misrepresent a district. Wc trust
the electors will not deem it too much trouble
to attend, this year at least, when so much de
pends npon harmonious action. Select the
very best men in each district as delegates,
and be j>articularly careful to avoid all men
who have any plans to forward. Let honest
and wise men be taken, who understand the
wishes of their constituents, and who will have
only one wish—to settle such a Couuty ticket
as will forward the good cause.
—We may reasonably and certainly count
upon a majority in this County, this fall, to be
numbered by thousands. It is to be expected,
| that with such a prospect of success, there will
!bo plenty of candidates. We are gratified,
however, in knowing, that at this time, there
are fewer persons announced as candidates,
than has been customary in years past. How
ever, we have no doubt, but the names of ma
ny persons will be presented to the Conven
tion, principally to give them prominence for
j coming nominations. It is unquestionably the
' privilege of every elector to present his name
for the consideration of the Convention. This
privilege is shared equally by all. There is
no man who has any claims for a nomination.
The person who urges his zeal and services as
a reason why he should have office, ackuowl
| edges thereby that he is actuated by niereeua
i ry and unworthy motives.
We trust, then, that whenever and wherever
, any disposition may be manifested to deprc
! ciate the merits, or to exaggerate the claims
of any candidate, that such attempt will be
| promptly discouraged by the voters. We hope
■ that if any candidate shall manifest a disposi
tion to promote personal ends at the expense
of the cause, he will be repudiated.
We shall have before the Convention the
names of many of the very best men in the
i County. The more the better, we say. The
I candidates will then be selected from the list,
we have no doubt, with regard only to their
fitness, having a due reference to their availa
bility. Such a ticket, we need hardly add,
will command the enthusiastic support of the
Republicans of the County, and will be elected
by a larger majority than ever before known
; in the political history of the County.
[Correspondence of the Tribune.]
WASHINGTON, Monday, Aug. 4, ls,">G.
The democracy-in Pennsylvania have taken
the tremors. A Committee of Mr. Biichun
an's leading friends were recently here to urge
several steps upon the Administration as nec
essary to secure that and other States against
the threatened desecration. Shannon's remo
val was one of the conditions, and it was ac
complished, as the public knows. But they
have required other changes as imperatively
hecessary which give some trouble at head
quarters and produce no little feeling among
the harmonious party in Congress.
They require W/c prosequi* to be entered
against Gov. Kobinson and others, now so out
rageously imprisoned in Kansas under false
charges of treason ; the dismissal or resigna
tion of Judge Lceompte, and finally the adop
tion of Mr. Dunn's bill, or something like it,
with certain modifications. These facts demon
strate how urgent must be the necessities of
our opponents, and to what extremity they
are reduced when so much willingness fa mani
fested to sacrifice every point upon which the
Democracy have heretofore tenaciously stood.
In yielding Shannon, the President surrender
ed something of jiersonal sensibility, and noth
ing but the consideration of hoping to get the
doubtful sanction of a political success induced
him to give up an adverse impulse. Since he
has gone so far, he may yet go further.
THEDiFKEBF.xcE.-Thc difference between the
two leading candidates for the Presidency is
very well vjarked. Colonel Fremont is young :
.Mr. Buchanan is old. Col. Fremont is for
Liberty : Mr. Buchanan for Slavery. Cel.
Fremont began poor and made his pathway in
life: Mr. Buchanan began high in life and float
ed on the popular current. Col. Fremont has
spent his life in out door researches and moun
tain explorations : Mr. Buchanan has vegeta
ted 011 the salary of statesmen. And, finally,
Col. Fremont ran away with the daughter of
Col. Benton, and married her : Mr. Buchanan
ran away from everybody's daughters, and
at the age of 70 is a fussy old bachelor.— Tol
WHY ARE THEY SO CANTANKEROUS.— -Our
political opponents, both Americans and Bu
chanan Democrats (there are many true Dem
ocrats who do not rally under the Block Ski
very Flag)are about these times singularly thin
skinned. Why is this so 1 Is it the hopes of
victory ? Or is it the fear of defeat ? Defeat
in a good cause is no disgrace, but defeat to
the Pierce and Buchanan democracy seems dis
grace ; because the iniquitous schemes that
have been already partially developed will then
be completely laid bare to the scorn and loath
ing of every houest man. The men who have
sold their Northern principles for office and
aided in trampliug down the Constitutional
rights of their brethren iu Kansas, may well
feel sore as the prospects of certain defeat and
political annihilation, day by day, more fully
dawns upon them.
ANOTHER DEMOCRATIC BOI.TER FROM BUCHAN
AN. —Hon. Mark Dolahay, delegate to the Cin
cinnati Convention from the State of Illinois,
made a speech at a Fremont and Dayton meet
ing, at Montezuma, Pike county, 011 the 18th
ult. He said lie attended the Cincinnati Con
vention, and was in favor of Mr. Buchanan,
but when he saw hint swallow the platform he
bolted, and now advocted the election of Fre
[For the Bradford Reporter.]
MR. E DITOR : lam not a jtolitician. I am
BO office holder, or office seeker. I depend up
on • party for support ; for, so long as kind
prorideuco grants me health, I intend to gain
my daily bread by the sweat of my brow.
Neither am I a stump sjtenker, for I never
made a political speech in my life, and I never
expect or intend to. Nor yet am I political
writer—for this is the Grst, and it will proba
bly be the last article upon thnt subject I have
ever inflicted iqton the reading public. I have
not attached myself to either of the political
parties, and I presume I never shall ; not lie
cause 1 have no political opinions or preferen
ces, for I have strong ones ; not because I
f'var to have my opinions and preferences known,
for I intend to be right, however far I may be
out of the way ; and when right, I care not
if the whole world opposes me. I know noth
ing of political manoeuvreiug or wirepulling,
ami I never wish to. 1 never attend political
meetings or clubs, or engage in discussions up
on political questions. lam ueither a politi
cal abolitionist, nor yet a pro-slavery man.
Well, then, some will say, you must be natural
bora Kuow-Nothiug, dyed in the wool. lam
just as much of a natural born Know-Nothing
as is every one of the human race ; but I know
nothing about political Know-Nothings, and
am not identified with any secret organization.
Notwithstanding all this, I claim to have some
little knowledge of the political questions which
now agitate our country. I read some npon
| each side, South as well as North. I call in
j question no mau's motives, nor assume to sit
in judgment upon any mau's conduct ; but
I there is one thing in relation to one of thecan
; didatcs before the people for the office of Pre
-1 sklent that amazes me—one thing I cannot
1 understand. 1 find by reading papers publish
i ed at the South, that the nominee of the Ciu
| cinnati Convention is supported there, because
he is just the man for the slaveholders. They
say, and doubtless believe, that they would
much rather trust Mr. BUCHANAN on the sla
very question, than many of their open, loiul
pro slavery men from the South. "We have
| tried him," they exclaim, " and he has never
betrayed our interests ; his votes all show that
I he is, and has ever been with us, in action and
! feeling." Many of the Southern papers de
| elare, that to elect him, will lie a complete
! triumph of their principles, and to defeat him,
will destroy the Union ; that the North goes
against him, because it is known there that he
i is a " northern innn with southern principles."
j The speakers at the South declare to their an
i ditors, that BUCHANAN' is as good a man foi
' them as President PIKRCK, whom they affirm
to be the best President they have had ; that
he is pledged to carry ont the plans and policy
l of PIKRCK'S administration. This is their be
lief—and this they urge as the principal rea
son why Southern men should support him.
While this is done by southern politicians,
i incu of the same party at the North, advocate
the election of the same man, because he is
1 not, and his whole course, they declare, proves
that lie is not what the South claims hini to be.
Northern men say, that, although Mr. BUCHAN
AN is a national man, who is in favor of allow
ing the slave States to manage their own mat
ters in their own way, yet he is not in favor of
slavery extension. He docs not, they claim,
justify the border-ruffians of Kansas, whether
they come from Missouri or Massachusetts.—
While his friends hire are making these pro
testations, his supporters south of Mason and
Dixon's line, are constantly and confidently
affirming that he is the very man to carry out
the principles of the Kansas and Nebraska
bill, so gloriously commenced by the immortal
PIERCE. The Northern press denies thnt there
is a word in the Cincinnati platform that cau
be properly coustrued so as to favor the ex
tension of human slavery ; and some go so far
as to declare, that if there is such a plank in
the platform, they will not support it. At the
same time the South proclaims to the voters
of the slave states, that this self same docu
ment is inwrought with the peculiar doctrines
of the South ; that every plunk contains a
principle upon which they plant their standard,
—hence they support it.
Now, it is not for mc to question the hones
ty of lecling, or the uprightness of intent, of
those politicians residing either at the North
or South. I prefer to consider them all hon
est, true men ; still, I am puzzled to under
stand why these things arc so ; how the same
man can lie supported by one individual be
cause he is to carry out certain specific princi
ples, and by another because he is not to car
ry out those principles. One thtng must be
apparent to all, that is, if Mr. BUCHANAN is
elected, his friends either at the north or south
must necessarily be disappointed in the policy
of his administration. Would it not. be about
as consistent in the different members of a con
gregation, desirous of employing a pastor, for
one part to seek to settle a man after hearing
him preach, because he is a firm, bold, out and
out Catholic, believes in high mass, confessions,
indulgences, prayers to saints, Ac. While
about the same number are equally zealous to
have him as their minister, because he is an
open, consistent, devoted protcstant, who ab
hors the mummery of Popery and contemns
the Pope. If the candidate is settled, either
the catholic or protcstant portion of the con
gregation must be disappointed. 1 know not
how it is in polities, but in other matters, it is
always better for a man so to act, and speak,
and write, that there can be to doubt in the.
tuiiul of any unprejudiced individual, what his
sentiments arc upon all the great questions
that affect the interests of his fellow men.
To the Press, the world is indebted
for one of her greatest blessings.
MORTALITY AMONG HOGS— The fanners
the Big Miami, from New Baltimore to \.
ice, Ohio, are losing nearly all their ho<> 8 by'!
severe epidemic,which carries off 90 out of
100 attacked, within two hours after the
torns are manifested. The Cincinnati Gazet!!
The farmers call the disease cholera • th
spasms and other symptoms exhibit similar ei
deuces of congestion to those manifested i'*
human beings seized with that fatal di< tm i 4 ;
A C. 11. Cone, Esq., has lost 300 CfZi
'/ B Otortww, B*|„ CUT it(> ;
farmers have lost in proportion. Tlie-e -
lively, healthy hogs, not still-fed. A panic nr?
vails among the hog feeders of the above di
trie, and they are selling off as fast as tliev
THE CATHOLIC STORY— II. J. R aymon(l in
his speech at the ltepuhlicau meeting | a - ( ' v
ning, made a statement in reference t 0 t!
charge that Col. Freuiout is a Catholic whirl!
is worthy of attention. He said that he ho L
positive InovUdge that Col. Fremont, while v!
would not enter into any personal contest in
this matter, had emphatically denied the star*
of Aldcruian Fuluier, of New York, that hi*
had participated in the services of a' Catholic
Church ; adding that he had never been pres
ent in a Catholic Church, during worship ex
cept it was by accident ; that lie had uever
' s.iid he sympathized with the Catlndics • and
| that he had never met, and did not kiunr
j such innn as Atdernan FnJmer ! Who will
j tend to believe this absurd story after this flat
deuial of Col. Fremont 'i—Se'icark Mcraic,,.
fcarllon James Myers, of Ohio, has an
nounced his determination to support Freinout
an event too significant to pass unnoticed.
For thirty years Mr. Myers has adhered to
and voted with the democratic party. ll t re _
ceived his political education from such men as
Silas Wright and A. C. Flagg and was distin
guished as a politician while yet a young man
residing in the state of New York. Twenty
years ago be removed to Ohio, and from that
day to this has been one of the most prominent
democrats in the state, holding offices of ],M,
grade, and exerting a political in(luftn-e second
to no other man of his party.
ANOTHER IMPORTANT ACCESSION. Alexan
der Kavser, one of the leading Democratic and
most influential Germans of Missouri, has come
out in a stirring letter to his fellow Germans, in
favor of John C. Fremont. Kavser has been a
democrat for 16 years, and was a Pierce elec
tor in 1852.
Pianos, Harmoniums, Meiodeons Ac.
[ EYI WELLS, dealer in Musical Jnstro-
J meats, may f>>r a time be found first -oath of
lr. PRATT'S, on Second street. Towanda. when- lie will
la- happy to receive orders for anv of tin- almr* naincl
instrument-, which hi will deliver for ash or approved
credit at the hnve-t retail |>rices of New York eitv. He
would call particular attention to the Organ Harmmiitur
of late so celebrated for Church u-c, being . ..n-idnvd
preferable to, ami less expensive, than good Orans._
Price, f.ltO : Meiodeons from $Pi to ?No.
Every instrument fully warranted. Melodcoiis turn-,I
and repaired on reasonable terms.
References— S. F. COI.T, Principal of IN.I-e'-iatc lu-ti
tnte, and l>r. S. PRATT.
August 12, Is'otl.
THK MISSUS HAXsIiX respectfully infirm the pnltli -
JL that the Fall Term of their school will open in the
new building on second street, west of the Ward Hon-e,
on Monday September la. IS.1(1.
Miss (i. I>. HANSON will iiavpthe general wiprrintm
denee of the school, assisted in Music by Mi— lIKHKUi'A
I>. HAXStO.V, and in French by Miss EMM \ HA.XM'X.
Thankful for the patronage already extended to tie io.
they beg leave to assure those entrusting their daughters
in their charge, that every efl'nrl will IK- made to deserve
the confidence and favor of their patrons.
Tlie school year will consist of four quarters, of eleven
weeks each. The summer vacation commencing in Juh.
and ending in September. A recess of a few days will lie
taken at the holidays.
TERMS. I'EK QUARTER :
First Class —To include the elcmt ntary English i ~
branches, and the study oT the I-atin language.f
Second Class —To include the mote advanced -tn- /
dies of the English branches, with Mathematics. 00"
and the study of I-atin and French I
Third Class —-To include Mathematics. Mental i
and Moral Philosophy, Rhetoric. Botany, Ac.. fl2 W
with Eatin and French "• )
Each pupil will bring with her a desk ami chair. There
will be no extra charge whatever.
Music—lllstruetioii on the Piano, with use of instru
ment, will be given by Miss REBECCA 1". HANSON, at FID
Boarding for young ladies can le obtained in private
families at reasonable rates. Pupils from a distance will
receive tlte especial care of the teachers.
LROTCBES on Rhetoric. Moral and hitc'fertiial Philo
sophy, and the higher branches ol Eugli-h Ctuii|jositi"ii.
will also IK- delivered once or twice in each week.
Tlicy beg leave t> refer to the following named gentle
men : —lit. Rev. ALOXZO POTTER. Bishop ol the I '!■*e-o
of Penn'a, Philadelphia ; Rev. 1 r. MACI.KAN. Presidentt
the College of New Jersey.
Hon. Darin WILMOT, <l. F. M ASON. C. 1.. WAKP, Jon*
F. MEANS, J>. F. HAKSTOVV. 11. S. MEKCI K, O. D. BVKT
KKTT. K. o. UaoMuca, Tuwaada.
\"OTICE—The Pamphlet Laws of THE
i-I Session of the Penna. Legislature f->r the year KW
have been received for this County, ami are ready far
distribution to those entitled to receive llieni.
August l, is.-,,;. ALLEN M'KK.vX, Frothfb
"V"OriCE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the
ll following named persons have applied t<> I '■ 1 li:t
of (Quarter Sessions for license under the present * vi-t -
law s, to wit :
Hugh M. llolcomh, of Lcßoy, to keep a Tavern.
11. N. Fish, Troy borough, for an eating house-
James Strong, Columbia, for a tavern.
Randolph Lvon to keep a tavern in Franklin.
John Dougherty •' " Monroe.
Sheffield Wilcox " " Albany.
S. C. Myer " " Lei! •>- .
Stephen Felton for Merchant dealer i Towanda l" ir " •
C. F. Wilson to sell liquor as Merchant dealer.
Robert C. Smalley to keep ;ui Oyster Saloon aud r.a'" l #
House in Towanda borough.
J. W. Lament for an Eating House in Towanda 1-
tiro. 11. Estell for an Eating house in Towanda b- •
August 4, )SA<;. ALLEN M'KKAN ! - '
J? B. PARSONS, ATTORNEY A?
I LAIC, TROY. Bradford Co., Pa. Office
M. A H. F. Long's store. Aug- 1 I s '"- .
/IA UTION.—- All persons are
V ' against purchasing a note given by mo
the 2.'td day of Julv last, to a man passing by l" f 'N.
of Van Fleet or Van Vliet I'or $lO. as said Note
tained by fraud and no value received. 1 then; -re
not pay said Note unless compelled by law.
Merrick, August I, IS.M>. 1. A."A
COLLINS & .POWELL
\ITOULD respectfully inform their triends and ''"'"j,
VV lie generally, that they have removed their
ing and Furnishing Store to their New Rnihiinir '•
west side of Main Street, next door to Hall A t T
and will be happy to wait on all who may " iU> 1
call. . ri j
Their stock consists of Black Cloth Coat-, i ""il ~r v
Fancy Cassitncres. Tweeds and Jeans. Black ami
Cassimere Pants. Black Satin Vests, Silk \ civet a-"
cv do.. Silks of all kinds. White Marsailb s and lan' '
White and fancy Linen i'ants. Overalls and
whitf and fancy sliirt-t. drawers, collars, cravat--
Hats and Caps of ali kinds ami qualities, a g'"" •
incut of Boys Clothing, such as Coats, \ csts an
which we are selUng off at cost. will "R 1
Centlcmen wishing clothing made up t" " ' tol
wt-11 to give us a call, as we have a good a--"! •
Chiths, Cossimeres and Vcstlngs on I""''!- |-(.;p t#
ready to make tip on short notice, and M •' , in d
fit in every way, or no sale. We do our o n i '
flatter ourselves that we know as much about l
people, having had some years expifieio'e m , |rt ,
CI'TTTNIi done to order as usual. "" , iv gani'
liiight of us, no charge made for cutting- • | lllV
cheapness, all we ask is to give us a call be "
J. M. COLLINS. I'FRt IX -M 1 " w
Towanda, August 7. Do'l