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" . die Democratic people.' ,The itnpudehm of the
3:merlins - that - way portion of `the Amerienn
people *~obey the will 4', their master." only
proves the bent of his own, mind. _
~a And (kis man islEs the people to nuke bias
~ ..tov.ernor of l'enttaylvania! - -
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MONIMI I MORNING, 81PT. 11, 1854
- Democratic State Nominations.
WILLIAM,BIGLER, of -Clearficld.g4.
= FOB .TCDGE OF StIPUESIN 001IRTI
JERE3IIALV . S. BLACK, of Somerset Co.
FOR Cpr4li. COMMISSIONnitt
lIENEY S. MOTT, of Pike Co.
ft,P*The .Annual Commencement of eennsyl-
Tania College, will take place on Thtirsdny,
the 21st inst. Jun.,: T. Montt's, Dal., of %I ti
rare, will deliver- the Alninni Address, mat
- the Ron. 'SAMUEL. lIKPBMIN, of Carlisle, the
LitintuttnAcldress, on the preceding Wednesday.
The closing exercises of the Theological
Setninary will take place on Tuesday evening,
the 19th : Rev, J. Osw.u.n, of York, delivering
the twidre , s to the Alumni.
7The - Agricultural Fair at York is to corn
pence ; on the 20th of September inst. An in
ieresting eibibition inajr be' looked for. .
CONSTITUTIONAG FESTIVAL.— ' Iire Dern
veratia Executive Committee of Philadelphia
have resolved to celebrate the adoption of the
Federal Constitution by a mass meeting, in
Independenee Square, on the I7th inst. Some
of the ablest speakers in the,nation are expect
ed lb be present. A proper step.
ti7Triday Alen, .the .15th, seems to be
_ agreed upon bymostof the comities of this Con
gressional district, as the time for the meeting
of.the Democratic Conferees to nominate a can
didate for Congress—and Chambersburg as the,
'lace. V .
.Ews liatiniat, Esq., baS been unani
mously nominated tar Congress by the Con
ferees of the York, Cumberland and Perry
3:7 4 1he Veniocratic Meeting of Bedford
County.onanimously. instructed their Congress
sionat Conferees, to support the nomination of
WILsoN REALLY, J.:sq. - , of Chambersburg.
rrrhe Democrats of Allegheny county met
in Pittsburg on Wednesday lust, and nomina
ted, a county ticket; and Charles Slutler their
citndidate for Congress. Resolutions were
adopted approying of the National and State
Administrations, and denouncing the Know
MEWING AT 11losyraosn.—One of the largest
Democratic meetings ever assembled in that
section,of the commonwealth, met at Montrose,
Susquehanna county, on Tuesday week. It
was addressed by Gov. Bigler. for two hours.
The people were enthusiastic, giving the
strongest evidence of continued confidence and
support to the democratic nominees.
. lowa Election.
Notwithstanding all the Whig blow about
"victory in lowa," it appears the Democrats
haveelected four of the State ticket—Attorney
General;' Seet*ltiry of State, State Treasurer
and Auditor of • Sta te. The fusionists have
elected their tiovernor:—G ri toes ; who un-
oubiedly was elected on the tiopularity ofthe
elder. Grimes.,...tt universally esteemed old gen.
'denten, deceased sonie years since.
The Legislature; it is thought, will be a tie
_ 7.7'We -are infortuedthat a number of the
4,cotintry school•houseS throughout the county
;are n►adq, places of meeting by thislinow
iiothingi. 'Whigs are seen taking the by-paths
to these places, at night, about once a week
we can hear of no Deinocrats being among
them. These meetings appear to Le regular
• Whig concerns.
OPPOSITION TO THE h 2 OW NOTIONGS.—TiIe
'NC/turd:o4n. (organ of Hie, High Church Episco
palians,) published in New York, comes out
in a strong three-columned' leader, denuncia
tory of - the Know Nothings, and calling upon
I da's' good and-the patriotic of all classes, to set
their faces'against any and all such orginiza-
upon an old saying, that a lie
.p6tinaciously adhered to is more likely to be
believed than - a weakly suppor te d truth, the
Star repeats the assertion "that iwo Dettiocta is
• - .have become members of the Know Nothings
:in- the same time for every one...that has left."
11'4, then, does it not give us Me number?
We challenge it now,as we did last week—and
zepeat, that we will publish the number of those
who have wit/nit:l%l r, if our neighbors will
slate explicitly the number of thoso_who have
joined. And we are not to be backed
aYtit Willi the name 4 either. if it collies 10 de if,
-out with them, and t)(3 ! luu w:11
find as —about," to accommodate y(
Bti.t if the editors of the .sv a r - refuse to prop
their sweeping iLssertious with PACTS; they
'must 'mot find fault witt4 the iv; tale if it brands
. .thesnivith the (lest"' tiintistepraentautiderzire.
iTroduee i c log !"
, - -
o:7The St ar la v i ng b oen ni.els ciniiolt in a is a member of the church proscribed 1y the
tilaehooli in refereace to the pioceeilinis o f t h e Know Nothings, and have placed Job It. Tyson
I?imperatirc. ,, CiMuty C4tManaittee, t r i es to ou the ticket to his s" tend. - Mr: Chandler's
out of tile siorape i!y stating that “the source of friends have called a town meeting, and intend
iuTormation is pecise , eilough and respon s i. to bring him out as an independent candidate.
• ble 'enough for its audivasly ! The action of the IVhigCOnvention in rejecting
refrains trankgiving Jiatid •'-source." Vi = e Nr• Chandler, one of the foremost melt in that
take ittilatt4e •-ionme'llecci not be very "pre- Party, is another of dm: thousand and one evi
,eiken,or very ..pe x pe m obie lesu i t t j:„ . .i, utpo i es 4 10,) , DeS *Of the strong kllow^ feeling which ex
_between the 14..clers of IV htggery and
ini‘ tint t patter. d t can tuisreppesentreverything
w_Nothingistn.—Rut—probtibly- the -
Lrylv,i—is_ppposed Ilthiggery—and -Know- No-- -Kw)
ula way 9.m. , A4ouatik Qutis.r.,l /cal tAplaiu it .atvav 2
Pollock's Ori,ntn in Favor of Know Noth-
The Clinton Tribune, the paper which denied
Judge Pollock's connection with KnoW Noth
ingistn*and from which the Star and other
Whig papers copied—comes out-flat-footed in
, defenceof -the Know NOthings l! As this paper
was the. first to speak for Judge Pollock on
the subjeet, it is "but fair to • presume that it
liPlds a quasi-Official connection with him.
And it ins alsti a fair inference, that Pollock:
AisCovering that he eannot deny his member
! ship as a Know Nothing, is ntore than ever de
-1 termined to make all out•of the Order he can,
l and induce it to concentrate in a body upon
[a — The contrast between the Vemocratie
and Whig - parties._ says the Wes t.
' publican, is striking and peculiar. ' The IVhig
Press is everywhere either openly_ advocating
the, Know :Nothing order, or it is timidly silent
on the subject. in the Suttg. of Pennsylvania
its standard bearer for the-high office of Gov
ernor, is a member at the order. 'lie has
untarily thrown himself into the organiiatien,
either _because he approves of politioally emas
culating his friends and neighbors, or for the
less honorable purpose of gaining the votes of
men whose principles he despises. We rejoice
to point to the contrast between, not only the
parties, but the candidates on this question.
Our position is one founded on justice and_
right. The. other on the shifting sands of
bigotry and religious intolerance.
"Neither of the editors of this paper are con
nected with the 'secret association organized
for politieal purposes, commonly called Know
"r''Neither of them, eh r Recognizing the
rule that "men are to be judged by the compa
ny they keep," one is led to believe that both
are Know Nothings—but s the rule may not in
every case hold good.. If it be-true, however,
that neither of the editors-of the Star are Know
Noihings, how came it that one of them allowed
himself to be seen at Know Nothing meetings
Ilif‘this - Borough I — This is a 'plain-questiott
. There may have been (what Know Nothings
call) "traitors" about I
' r7The Stdr asserts that fifty-seven of the
Democratic voters of this Borough are Know
-Nothings. Compared with the tall stories‘cir
ciliated by other Whigs; thin computation is
moderate: but we are informed by a number
of persons, whose veracity in political mat
ters is more reliable than the Star'4, and whose
recent connection with that order enables them
10-speak by the book, that not the half of fifty•
seven Democrats of the 'Borough
,helong to it—
that several of those who still are there will
withdraw ere long,,but only remain to watch.
its - designs-- and that the editors of the Star
xNOW they are uttering a falsehood when they
fix the number as high as fifty-seven.
Now, how is it on the Whig side of the
-house 1--The Star is very cautious - not to say
one word on - that-ttlomFof poles :" but it ; has
"sewn the storm" by its disgusting. trickery
and low conning, and must "reap the . whirl
wind." Whilst it is Nur true that fifty-seven
Democrats of the Borough belong to the Know
Nothings. it is true that the number of Whigs
who belong to the order here verges fast upon
Our information is deiived - from those who
have diccOvered to their entire satisfaction that
Know Nothingism is a Whig ; trap,_ and _who
feel it their duty to pricvent the public from
being longer imposed upon in reference to it.
the meeting of the Democrats of this
-Borough, at Wattles's, -on Saturday evening
last, teld for the purpose of selecting two Del
egates to the County Convention, the candidates
to whom the KnoW Nothings threw their sup
port, received twenty votes, all told-Land even
of these quite a number were not Know No
things—whilst the gentlemen who received the
certificate of election had one hundred and one'.
The Whig lenders, for some reason or other,
appeared to be vastly concerned about the re
sult, exhibiting an ill -suppressed anxiety, al
together unaccountable to one not posted as to
their real hopes and designs. It should teach
them, however, that the Democracy of this 110-
rough are fully able to regulate their affairs to
snit themselves, and intend to do it.
Whenever the advice of the Whig and Know
Nothing leaders shall be wanted by , the Demo.
crats of This village, they will:be regularly in.
formed. In. the meantime, they need give
themselves no further trouble to get up hypo
critical sympathy for this or that olio whom
they may hope to gull. Democrats are riot
quite as ..greeil" as they seem to suppose.
t7We asked our neighbors of the ,Siar, last
w k, to give us the political•complexion of the
pis who originated and opened the Know
Nothing, council in this place. They put in an
evasive rear,, by saying that •'a Democrat"
organized it, &c.
question. It takes some seven or nine,
or more, to open a - council,' as :he editors
of course know. They know also that our in
qn;ry was not made in reference n one of them
only, but to die whole opening party_;_and their„
ausal to answer is significant. W etlll put
the question in a different shape : W they
riot all IVhigs but one, and - that one a seeker._
either directly or indirectly, after the ..loar,es
and fishes" of office ? Our neighbors can in
form themselves by simply making inquiry
417/101/z, those they a recon: tautly caucusing with.
Trouble Among Them.
the Whigs of the second district, Phil
niletrihin. hare refused to re. orni na ti lion.
1--J4.)seph--.11.--Chandler-ii)r-Congre , ss;- because-he
This is not answering our
. POSTSpREPT. ,
Democratic County Ticket.
The Dimocritic County Convention, which
met' at - the Court-house, (o-day, placed in nom
ination the following first rate ticket - -
MOSES McCLEAN,,of Gettysburg. ° •
JOIN' PUTTER-A, of Union.
• Director of the Poor:
JOHN PEOUTZ.. of Eranklii.
THOS. A. MARSHALL, of Huail4;4ll:an. -
Dr. J. W. ITEN.DRIX, of Oxford. -
HENRY THOMAS, of Strabaa.
!- ROBERT McCCRO Y. of Curaborla ad—
Register and I?ecorder,
F. WALTER. of Ruder.
Clerk of the COurts, -
JACOB BUSHEY, of ilamitpa.
Senatoriat Delezate to State - Compentioe, Bon,
.' , JOEL B. DANNER, ofGettysborg. Represen
tative Delegate, THOMAS AIAR L SIJALL, of
.10.5E1 , 0 , -Sztoani-JosEPtt--P-.--XoPtvrr and IL-
J. &CAME, were appointed Congrtssional Con
ferees. • •
a7'"Straws show ; which way tha wind
blow's," This is generally regarded, we be
heve, as a maxim founded in truth. It can.be
applied to-the business of mankind in every
relation, and to all manner of persons. We
propose ttapply it, to the course of our neigh
of the Star.
When Know-Nothingism,began to show its
hand, they patted it on the hack, in a fond and
winning way, and evinced an exceeding satis
faction in giving publicity to its growing pow
er reference to the secrets of the order,
they. (If course, "knew nothing !" ,Then,
when those secrets score exposed by the Penn
sylvanian and other papers, who so lustily de
fended Know Nothingism, as - the editors.' of the
Star !—using. precisely, the same kind of ar
gumentation that was in the mouth of every
Know Nothing who denied the truth of' "that
expose." A little farther on, in time, and we
hear that a number of Democrats; who had ,
suffered themselves to be .deceived into the
*snare, are quitting and denouncing it.. Who
more roundly abuses them for their renuncia
tion than the editors , of the Star ! And, here
we have another remarkable coincidence : the
same language that is used by our neighbors
in this connection, is used by the leading Know
Nothings of this place! Whore there is such ,
an entire agreement of sentiment, reaching
even to the use of the same words. is it not
true that ,"straws" show a strong feeling and
mutual good understanding between the edi
tors of the Star and the Know s- Nothing leaders?
This being established, there is another point :
the Star's willingness to do any and every act,
no matter how wanton its character, to keep
breath in the tvhig body, at the expense of the
Democratic party. It will sacrifice every feel
ing of self respect, so it but accomplish its pur
,need . only refer to
its course last Tall'in reference to the Legisla
tive candidates. -Such then being, that paper's
reckless devotion to its party, it is but ,fair to
presume that it would take no steps which its
editors did not believe would be sanctioned by,
and be for the good of, that party—and it is,
also fair. to presume that it 'defends Know
Nothingism because it expects to serve Whig
To sum up, let us take into view the Star's
open defence of Know NOthingism, and its
blind devotion to the Whig party, and we have
indisputable evrdence that there is a coalition
between the leaderstf the two factions, against
the Democracy. All. Candid Men will admit
,of our position—the Slur's ranting
and frothing to the contrary notwithstanding.
The Names Won't Come.
Ca - The Alar is famous for making bold as
sertions, but call for proff, and it either dodges
or becomes double-faced.. Ten days ago it
was loud in the declaration that the presiding
officer of the Know Nothing Council here was
"an active, influential Democrat," and expect
ed to make some capital by the assertion. We
denied it, as we deny it yet, and called for the
aiirae - o f s7o — thafilfinight fudge
as to his political character. This tva.' sure
ly nothing more than fair. But is the name
(riven ? Oh, iro ! As the Indian said when
cornered, "that's too much question." The
editors of the Star know they have made a de
claration they cannot sustain, and hence their
Their ,statement was made with n view to'
prejudice the Democratic party—("a most
Tame and impotent conclusion")—and if what
they say were true they would not.hesitate to
back it up ; for since when, let us ask, have
“active. influential Democrats," become such
great favorites with the Star that it shields them
thus? It has heretofore been noted for its abuse
such of Democrats, and now, witness the sndden
change. Depend upon it truth is Wanting.
The editors admit that they are in posses
sion of the name of the presiding officer, hut
say we bare it also. We declare emphatically
that we,do not know of any"active, influential
Democrat," or one not a seeker after office,
either for himselfo - r relatives. as.preitling over
the Know Nothing council here. We know no
such thing. But if the editors of the Star
have" the means of proving their assertion.
why don't thy do it ? Why this wanly, all
at otwe. when '..active, influential Democrats?"
are to be handled f
CHESS, of Straban township,
in this county. had a brood of chickens hatch
ed by one of his hens recently. two of which,
before they were 24 hours old, steprd out and crowed-lustily !
During'the storm on Tuesday afternoon last,
- the- tine large -barn-belonging to Mr.-. David
Bon'Man, situate in the vicinity of Hanover,
near the York road, was struck by lightning,
and so rapid were the flames that before any
assistance could be had the entire tarn, con
taining all his crap of grain, hay, &c., acre
consumed. So great was,the heat that the tire
soon communicated to the wagon shed and
corn cribs erected a short distance from the
barn. a nd were burnt to the ground. The loss
from what we can learn must be over :3Z,000
atal — wc uuderaltuid there was .3.ta itizutauce vi
Tteduction inthe • Price of Guano.
The following letter,• which we cheerfully
publish, furnishes the =gratifying intelligence
that the price •of No:l. Peruvian Guano has
been reduced to 850,00 per long ton :
13ALTI.1104E, &pt. Ist, 1854.
H. d. &MILE. Esq., "C'onipiler," Gettysburg.
DisAit_Sist—lt affords me great pleasure to
announce to-your agricultural community, that
in consequence ache 2rotracted drought which
has been visited on our land, the Peruvian
Minister has directed Messrs. Barreda & Bro.
to reduce the price of No. 1 Peruvian Guano
to 850 00 the ton of 2240 lbs.
I am furnishing guano at this rate. fnr any
quantity, at My usual charge of $1 00 per ton
Commission, purchasing and forwarding. By
publishing this you will oblige,
Your ob't. servant. B. M. RHODES, —
Guano Agency, 122 W. Lom bard st., near Chas
. S.-1 have in • store White
Mexican Guano, selected cargoes; and rich in
Phosphates. Yours, &c. - B. M. B. •
Another Steam Engine.
As an - evidence of the increasing enterprise
of our citizens, we had, the pleasure, a week
or two ago, of noticing the completion of a new
Steam Saw and Chopping Mill by DIrLC. W.
- 11 - OFF3I - A - N-.. ---- The shrill — whistle - that — echoed
through our streets last week, announced the
completion of another new engine at the tan
yard of Messrs. HENRY and, JOHN RCM in. the
Southern pait of the town. These genilemen,
at considerable expense, ;Dave put up a beauti ,
ful engine, manufactured by Messrs. D.avts &
FORNEY, of York, to supply the power re-
Anisite in grinding bark, rolling leather,
breaking hides, &c. The engine is fed ea
• tirely by the spent tan, hitherto a useless ar
ticle to the tanner and an incumbrance to the
tan yard, thus saving the entire cost of fuel.
The furnaces can be supplied by a 'boy,—the
apparatus for burning the tan being an inge
nous. yet simple contrivance. The engine
itself is a beautiful piece of work inansinp,
and the entire improvement creditable to the
industry and enterprise of_the Messrs. RuPik:,
RAILROAD ACCIDIINT.--Jacob Sinyser, lum
ber- merchant- of this place, and Mr.
were killed- yesterday-- by—the—breaki n i g 61 a
car..axle of one of the burthen cars 'on the York
and Cumberland Bailroad. near York Paven.—
The axle of one of the tbrward cars in the train
broke, and the speed at which they Were going,
precipitated the cars and lumber upon the
gentlemen we have named; killing instantly
and shockingly mangling the former ;'the other
survived about an hour. Several others upon
the train were injured, but o:uly.
York .ddafteute qf Tuesday.
KILLED 151: L IA; WEN LNG. ET Ell:
during the storm. on Tuesday erenin , !mt. %vas
struck dead by lightning,. on his, laru►, near
Greeueastle. It is not two years since 'Air.
M. was married and left his father's hotne is
the vigor and bloom of youth, with fair pros
pects for the future.
We further learn that on the game evening,
a child of a Mr. Rogers, near Greencastle, lust
its lite from the same cause.
Etrl.ED nr Imurs'lNG.—A Mr. Merchant,
two sons and two daughters, were all killed by
being strtick with lightning in their dwelling,
near Pecatunica; Winnebago county. Ill:. on
the 13th ult., at about 2 o'clock, A. M. The
'wife and one son were all that were left to tell
the tale of death. The former is mentally de
ranged, and continually bemoans the loss of her
,Yellow Fever at the Sob.th.
CourstinA, S. C., Sept. G.—There were five
deaths at Charleston .yesterday from - yellow
The panic . at Savannah is Increasing,
business . is in a great meastire suspended.
There are ninety-six §tores in the city closed.
SAvAxsAtt, .Sept. interments at Sa
vannah yesterday were 23, of which 13 were
victims of , yellow fever. The interments for
the entire week: were 123, of which 24 were of
ti Cot UMW, S. •, Sept. 6.—The deaths du
ring the-week ending at noon to-day have been
49, and of yellow fever 26.
The Douglas Meeting at Chicago.
It appears from the. Chicago papers that
Judge Douglas, indefianee of the fallacies! and
rowoies of that city, did deliver a portion of his
speech, in defence of his action torching the
:Nehrte.;ka bill. Bei spoke Ibr more than an
hour„ when the - uproar became so great that
be quietly retired from the stand. The Chica
go Press says:
"There was a great amount of groans and
cheers. but there was nothing like a riot, or
any approach to it. Ile said some bitter things
against the press of Chicago, and did not coin
pliutent the intelligence of citizens in very
pleasant terms. They refused to hear him on
these subjects. Towards the close -of ,his
speech they became so uproarious that he was
obliged to desist. The plain truth is, there
were a great many there who were unwilling
to hear him, and manifested their disapproba
tion in a. very noisy and disrespectful manner.
We regret exceedingly that he was not per
mitted to make his speech unmolested. That
would have been far better than the course
that was pursued. We are glad, however,
that when he decided to make no riff - ther ef
forts, the people retired peaceably to their
homes, and all was quiet. llis speech, as
was expected, was an`-able one."
Dining the day preceding the evening of the
meeting, the most intense excitement prevailed
throughout the city. His opponents •had the
bells tolled an hour before the meeting assem
bled, and to add to the excitement; issued an
ationyinOus stating that he, had or
ganized "arid armed an Trish body guard. In
the meantime the cars from every direction
came-in crowded with Prsons to attend the
meeting, which was the !largest ever held in
Chicago. The Times of that city has a sketch
of Judge D.'s speech, -from Which we quote :
"Ile told them that he was not unprepared
for their conduct. Ile had a day or two since
received a letter written by the secretary of an
r RIGHTFUL STEANIBOAT FXPLOSION-47P
organization framed since his anival in the !
WAnns OF TwEXTY PERSONS KILLED.—A few
city, for the purpose of preventing, him from
speaking.- This organization required that he days since, just after the steamer Timour,
f.?. had landed her passengers at Edward's
famda leave the city or keep silent ; and if he
!lard, Jeffeison City, Missouri, her b
disuegarded this mire; the organizationboilers
ploded. scattering death and destruction around
pledged, at the sacrifice of lite, to prevent. his
and leaving the boat a total Wreck. At the
being rd. lle presented 'himself, he said,
latest accounts, six persons were lying on the
and challenged the armed gang to execute oil
him their murderous pledge. The letter hay-
shore dead. and it was supposed -that fifteen or
lug been hut-imperfectly heard, its reading sixteen others were thrown overboard and
drowned. Owing to the confusion and excite
was asked by some of the orderly citizens pre
nen t,,-the---exaet-n uniber - of7killed - conitt - not - be
- s7etAnn - the ob — rifuKed to let it be read. - 7 1
when Judge D., at the earnest-request of some ascertained. bout seventeen persons were
of his friends left thestand."---Sun. scalded and otherwise injured. The injured
- men are_ principally deck hands. - Two of -the
There is reason to believe shat the Turk- boilers were thrown on the railroad track. and
ish army.an Asia has met w i t h a d ec i s i ve _d e _ the otherinto the river. Many pieces of wreck
feat. A Vienna ckspatch state.--&ut witho t it wcre found half a tide fruni the place where
daze—that General Debutotf had attacked and the explosion occurred.
signally- routed the main body of the Turks , The hull was breaking up, and but few of
under We walls of Nat's. The Russians say - the goods on board would be saved. The en
thee killed 3,000 Turks, took 2,000 prisoners, tire upper Yorks are destroyed. The engineers
mciuding statf and other ollicers, aud c:/p- -of the boat. Charles IV. Sl'Cord and Jong 11.
lured 15 guns, wrth---an immense amount of- Scott gave bonds in the sum 0ft164000 to_an
military stores. The shattered remains of-the bwer any charge of misconduct or negligence.
Jl`urkistrforoe - had - dispersed. - - Ibis is, Lowey According to the ordinary chronolgr,-
troul a litt.i4l:in source. ---, Aire - are in they - of - the - Vald - 71.) :-. •
" SINGING BIRDS" CONCERT.
SEM 9th, 1854.
BY D. E. L. 3IEHRI2VO.
Sweetly and merry, Shedding Its inn nine*
. Rainey and gay, Over the air,
Vilie await blue 'bird, Falling like starlight
Warbling inlay ; - Every abet°.
SDng the fai r "Singing BLEti s'".i ferrorie.
Viimairoe and free,
Bonyaut and joyful, InnoeTutiiurs.
As joyful can be. . Matihued's incipient
Blossoming . tievrers ;
Yea. their glad veicee, r Thrill'd hie, with pleasurs,,
Rinring in glee, , / 4 41 mach that I then
Seesol a rich -Chorus ll'h , heil to 1 i v. , over'
Of ZyjiLcrs" tt, we, Sly cli Idle/cid again..
floating liks-fragi al vie.
Iturni, hr the breeze, Often in,twilight
Kie,i4; the leatlets l'efeice and and,
Of kievere and tree*L Bing in illy memory
Thoi , e emcee SO glad . i;
And the tuft melody Often whilst sb i epi vg
ittlso toward the filty, • „ Dre..im I their glee.
GenMy disper.icq, Dancing like moonlight,
Yet never to die; "E.s.r, (::.rat sea."
Seminary, Sept. 71,18" A.
o- --- of the - Tetaperance — County
Committee, heldin conformity to. public notice,.
• the following resoNftions• were adopted and
ordered to be published:
•Resrilved, That in view of the fearful ravages
of intemperance throughout our land, and the
failure of partini measures heretofore adopt
ed to arrest the - evil : nothing short of am
efficient prohibitory law will rescue our country:
from . tbis dreadful curse.
Revoked, That as the evils of intemperance
effect the spiritual interests of men as well as.
thol;e that are temporal : and as. Holy(Writ in
forms us that no drunkard shall inherit the
kingdom of the inilueuceof gospel minis-_
ters may justly be invoked iu behalf of the
cause of prohibition.
/?esaved, That the ministers of the gospel
throughout this county are hereby respectful-,
ly requested to preach to the people of their
charge. on this subject, in rieiv of the impor
taut issue referred to the people at our next
Resolved, That a County Convention of the
friends oflempe; ance be held toi.S'aturetay, the
23d inst., at" the Court louse_ in Gettysburg,
for the purpose of deliberating on the interests
of the - Temperance cause, and Adopting such'
measures as. they may deem best; in view of
the 'approaching election,
By order of the Commattee,
S. S. SUIIMUCKER, Chairman.
Wst. W. PAocrcrN, Secretary.
The Signs of the Times-
- The Dot, that 'the Whig .candidate fhr Gov
ernor is ,bound hy_an oath to disfranchise - one
portion of the citizens of the Old Keystone on,
account of the birth-plaCe of their father 4, and.
another becauk they worship. trod at a. differ
ent altar from their neighhors', will not suit
the honest yeomatiry of Pennsylvania., They
are too closely allied with the patriots of the
Revolution, many of whom were from - the Old
World, to allow their fathers to be insulted by
this species of ignorance and intolerance. - Old
men, whose whole lives have been spent on the
soil of Pennsylvania, 'who have emiched her
soil' with their labor, and her history with their
virtue and intelligence, are to fall beneath the
axe raised by JuTlge PO LEOCK and his Know
Nothing associates. Young men, in the full'
liloom of life and usefulness, are to he over
shadowed by the dark cloud of Know Nothing
interference, because their grandfatTmrs were
not born upon the soil of this country. These
are the effelits that will follow - the election of
Mr. POLLOCK, and hence the people are rising
en mime, in all sections of the State, to repudi
ate the Know Nothin.. c' Order and its chosen
champion, the Hon. J.,tuss
candidate for Governor.
The coquetting of the Whigs with the Know
Nothings is producing its legitimate fruits in
many of the interior counties. In Allegheny
county, the party is sundered , into pieces, and
the prospects are that the Democracy will
carry, at least, a portion of their nominees,
while .11r. Potluck will be run to the girth by
Governor lizauat. In Somerset the same dis
content prevails, and - there are two _Whig
candidates for the Senate in the field. The
Know Nothing Secret Political Society man
dates have been openly rebelled against, and
the Democracy are vigorously attacking the
Whig ticket with every prospect of success.
Union county is likewise disorganized, while
in Lancaster, Chester, and Dauphin the
poison of Know, Nothingism is daily driving
the honest portion of the Whigs from their at
tachment to that party. Thus stands the
light. The political sky is bright with signs
of success for the Democracy. The truth is
with the old Republican party. and they are
driving it home with force and effect. All that
is needed is courage and perseverance, and the
day is woa.—/'kilo. wirgus.
From the Cliamibersburg Spirit
Lost in the Fog. .
At this season of
_the year fogs prevail -ex
tensively along the Susquehanna, and particu
larly in Northumberland county, where .the
Whig candidate for Governor lives. We have
no doubt that to this cause may be attributed
Mr. Pollock's failure to come out and meet Goti.
Bigler heibre the people. After the bragging
of Mr. Pollock's friends, it is not to be sup
posed, even for one moment, that Mr. Pollock
would 'voluntarily shun the face of his compet
itor and. the people. We are therefore bound
to believe that he has got lost in the fog an d
cannot find his way out. We suggest that
the IVhig State Central Committee should,
with a view of saving his valuable life and
restoring him to his disconsolate friends, the
Know Nothings of Philadelphia, immediately
dispatch a fleet of fast sailing Hat-boats up the
Susquelianna,• with strict orders to the crews
to scour—all the country they may find over
hu nol2y_ Mg. The reconnoisances up the Sus
quehanna ought to be carried forward, if not
sooner suece:,sful, till the second Tuesday of
October, when, should Mr.' Pollock still be
missing, it would be advisable-to transfer the
fleet to Salt River, near the head waters of
which many lost Whig politicians have been
found after the election, and where it is quite
possible. Mr. Pollock-may stray through the
for*. We have no doubt, the Committee — COud
find plenty of ardent Whigs who would wil
lingly embark with the expedition—gallant
spirits who would rescue Pollock from the
dangers that 'surround hitn, or fall, (after the
st) le laid down in Sharp's he.' sic resolution,)
with setting-po'es in their hands, dead in the
bottom of a flat-boat.
The Philadelphia Penns3dvanian , som e we eJc
ago, predicted that the Know Nothings•woulit
change their name, passwords and grips—those
first used by them having been exposed,Lind,
sure enough, the thing is being done. That.
The new name is ‘`UNTTED ORDER or
THE STAR SP: NGLED BANNER." Their
oaths, prindiptes and objects are stilteentinned
the same. and JAVES c I 'OLLIX,'K is Stilt COMM , -
ered as having taken, the two degrees in this:
order under the it..zante and ts such re
'eeived on Friday the i 25th of August,.
- at the lodge or .council' in Northumberland,
where he lives, 52 votes out of 56 polled, 4
votes being green, for Bradford.
The proceedings in this lodge are somewhat
eurious. It is composed. of about ene hundreth
memberS, amongst_ _whout _few_Dento--
erats, who..have been , gutted lute the belief. -
that both. the °apolitical parties were to be
set aside by this: order. When, however; they
came to , take the vote in: this lodge, but two
namess were_ proposed.. one the Whig. and the
other the Native candidate. This, so- incense&
the Democrats that there was a regular Hare
lip, and their withdra , warcatde were demanded,
but refused: They theta. refused. to vote upon:
the question, for:_now ;for the first time they
Megan p see how utterly useless their . notch
weer ( ' be, the lodge being, as we have lbng, •
since Stated. entirely under the control' of the-
Whigs, who always preserve a preponderance,
by blaek balling all , Democrats after the admis- 2
siota of a certain litnitedutumber., Of - the tifty
two votes polled for Pelrock, fifty were Whigs
certainly, and it is generally supposed, among
the members of the rodge,
,that not a Demo
cratic vote was polledlfio 'A &heft!. vote
is now being taken in. the different ledges.
throughout the State.: The result of each lodge
is to be returned to the Grand Lodge in Philar
delphia, and after being there cast ere, and the•
general' result ascertained; the edict is • to go ,
forth' to the Know-Nothings of the State—andf
by the oath taken in the- second filagree each:
member is expected' to vote in October Gtr Pol
lock, to sacrifice his own• jUdgment as to the:
fitness or the various• candidates before , the•
people, and bow his , neck to the yoke of a few
corrupt and dishonest politicians: of Phil:Wel-•
phis, who have arranged-the whole programme,.
anitwho could have told months• since what
the result would/ be. Weil , might the Phila
delphia-Sue asSure its readers-some time since,-
that Pollock. "would get Me whole Eniv-,No-
The - pass-word; of this war- is erso.changedt..
We informed our readers- - sometime since that.
it was "Traitor beware--! 0..13." -It is now
reVersed, and- reads thus : -Beware traitor.'
Still more appropriate them the other. -
The grip was formerly by pressing the joint,
of the little finger vaith the en& of the middle•
finger. It is now thus-: Take the end:of the
urgers of the hand' of the person you , are shak
ing,- and press- the second or middle joint of the.
middle or long finger with the end; of your
thumb—when the same conversation takes;
plaee as we explained in regard to the old-grip,.
which is after letting go the hand, you say
-where did you get that." _Mho person whose
hand you have shidien.is not a- -Know-Nothing."
he will be most likely to say 'Tel, what,'
when you turn it off by referring to sonic ar
ticle of his dress,. and say "that breast-pin" or
-that hat." If he whom you- question is ar,
member of - that, order., he .replies : don't
know, do you ?" and. you. answer him back,.
" But this chameleon' party has not changed
its nature. Its objects and. tendencies are still)
the same, and its members still level• their=
shafts against that spirit ofreligions•toktratiora
and political equality which was ever the pride•
of the framers of our government.
A secret religious-society., basedupOrt , a soil--
et/1m oath. to apply - a religious , -test to candi
dates for political preferthent, is- against both,
philosophy and religiom They. genera lly,. as.
the history of the world teaches us, originate'
from a corrupt heart, and. an.entire absence of .
all religion. The free enjoyment of political;
rights and religious opinion): is, and. should be,
secured to all by the laws , of afreb government..
Ike who encourages ansorder.bound hy . a. sol
emn pledge upon holy writ to proscribe a man;
because of a conscientious-conviction as to his.
peculiar mode of religious is guilty of
a deep and unpardonable treason. to that con
stitution which he has sworwto maintain: ands
which secures fieedom of conscience to every
citizen. We - cannot believe that, any intelli
gent titan seriously
,takes such an oath with)
any intention of keeping it. Yet we find that
the first candidate elected upon such. pledges.
in this State, the 3layOr of Philadelphia, after
having wasted the, bust of his life in the most
unlimited profligacy. has kept this oath in ut
ter disregard of his oath of office to sustain aril
defend the constitution of the -State. What
better can be expected limn his friend, anti
companion, James Pollock, in this unholy per
jury ? Does not the check of the holiest Whig, -
who placed such a candidate before the people•
of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania burin
with Shaine whe?i he !effects that a man so ,
regardless of his manhood should ask, to he
placed in the gubernakorial chain?
Does. the member Tit' any Protestant sect.
think, that by:giving power to a dishonest pol
itician, he will help his peculiar form of church*
government? Bile does, let him reflect that.
no sect which has not the right upon its side
can ever be•permanently aided by the political;
power of man, and that that sect which is.
right must succeed, though all the world com
bine against it. To permit in a free country a.
combination against any particular sect, is to ,
endanger the liberty and security of all. 'l'o
day the Jew may be the object of attack. to
morrow it may be the turn of the Christian
Today th'e Romanist may, by bitter and un
relenting persecution, be crushed out of polit
ical existence—to-morrow all the strong and
powerful sects of Protestants combining, may
proscribe some weaker sect, wlach heretofore
has been their zealous ally in the war upon
the Catholic. No man, in his religious opinion,.
will be safe.
FIVE CIIILDREN BURNED TO I)mm. —Five
chi!dren were recently burned to death near
Poughkeepsie. 'N. Y. The "Press" of that
town has the following particulars of the shock
ing affair :
Abraham Simpson. with his wife and fire
children, occupied a house owned by Mr. Clark
son,-in the southern part of Beekman, in this
county.—On Thursday _night the house took
fire, in the absence of Simpson, and burned to
the ground. The mother was the only one of
its imitates that escaped, although burned in
a shocking manner—the five children having
been consumed with the building. It is pre
sumed the tire was the work of an incendiary
—of some erson who had a grudge against
Simpson, who, it is said, as many enemies.
It is but a short time since he was confined in
prison in this city, on complaint of -owe of hig
neighbors.. If some seen nth el - has applied the
torch. and thereby effected this wholesale mur
der, we earnestly trust it will be brought to
light. and' the fiend, whoever 'he is, made to
end his days in solitary confinement.
The Susquehanna Ricer is lower now
than it has been for twenty or thirty years.
- So says the Harrisburg Herald, on_the authori
ty of the .‘oldest inklabitant." The boys aria
in the:habit of crossing over in some places
Know Nothing S ecrets.