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e . .eteseed: the
At.the mratnent When ..tbpold world believed
the cause of France ati utterly desperate cause
*united under the rule of besotted demagogues; .
and unable to • raise' tle*, leVii-§'„agains;
lier- ont.d4ziled- linaginationl
tit' OW of the'grandest achievements of war:'
While thlf duemies ofFilulco believed; the day'
had - comb when that etruntry was to fall be
yond redemption, ho crossed" the ice barriers
of the Alps...mad; pence& o%m:his legfefiwatp
iin'astonished Kis triumphant ;cannon ,
soon woke old Europe from her 16th:will; and
before the bold statesmeni of England could ,
recover from their first aniazoment,• - after..
pis:sage oVerbills of "eternalsnow, the eagle;
of France new illuminated with the 'ttineortal '
though . blethrastought victories of Ildontabello
dad.of Marengo, swept on from
.. vietory.t.o . vie !
for y over the tar fields of
Two weeks- ago. the Whig :party :of this
eauatry was intoxicated with the ;hope that'
Nwomber.would open, to them . an easy tri
tlinpitt They-saw the Demeeratie party rent
into - sections; ,They saw the roost,diSCord ant i
seedzs• takiWg place in Congreas,nirMng
-o!;•atic representatives. They • &held- the
friends of ilfe'respeetivo - cAndidates ifille I with
animosity against each other._ They . Watched
‘ the proceedings of the Democratic National
Conventlun,:and their bosoms sWelled . With
fly- when angry del:rate:aid proteactOilialhatt
ilcrs pressoved , an'irremediable and overWhelm
lug-catastrophe. B ut they were soon.mide
tinfed....oaler rose out of chaos. i From the
tu.lealesice of the Convention caane;forth,firsr,.
. (far this wai 'universally, known before the
InainatiOna the broad and geometrieal pro.
portions of our glorious..platform otprinciples'
and, finally, nt the moment when : Whig
hearts beat wildest; mid Whig dopes rose
highest, Vas apparently heated and langry sec
tions-of Vie Democracy in Convention, even
while - army of tire wisest men in; our ranks
-11. tared the worst,- soddenly paused in Mad ca
tcor, and, with. ana• glorious acclaim, closed
the yawning chasm, and nominated General
Fa:lsla:ls Pinson as . the Di:Meer-die candidate
fir To say that, the.nconination
give delight .to the Dereeeracy, and; that it
confounded and alarmed the Whi,gs,„ii .to re
peat what the experience of the last few days
abundantly justifies. We have Iteardienough
front every part of the country to !mow that
the selection is acceptable to -aid portions of
nor great. party. The lightnings • tOngue,
apes. 'ithvl from a thousand cities', and towns,
has Whirrs how the popular heart responds to
to the notion of the Baltimore Convention,and
the gloom of the Whig . Press, and thit groans
of the Whig,.politieian, indicate the consterna
tion which fills the ranks of our yesterday's
most animated opponents. , •
What is•tha secret of this enthusiastic and
willing acquiescence 1. -Why is it that Penn
sylvania, so heart-rooted to hues BUCtiAN.A.N,
LAY attached to his high character' hia great
ability, and his manifold good, qualitieS—why
is it th..tt she yields her chosen candidate, so
promptlyott the decree of the - Baltimore Con
vention ? ft is beeauSe the body t preferred
'Preece to Becatisax, pnferred principle tol
e;:tirygling, It is because long before the can
didate was chosen at Baltimore, it Was known
that the articles of faith had been' aareed upon
—anal that they were, as we now; Ittow,broad,
full, - and supremely national. In the whole 1
range of Democratic victories, that which was
achieved at Baltimore on Saturday, the sth of
June, is probably the noblest aid the most
Significant,;.—Penrasytaanian. • . '
• [From the Goldwater.(Mich.), Sentinel.]
Tt is our painful task to record a serious acci
dent. on the Southern road, which occurred
through the hellish - agency of some demen'in
human :shape, and resulted in the loss of two
lives, the placing, - of hundreds ':of others in
jeopardy "and the great destruction of property.
After the passage of tho down trains, Friday
evening, some villain prepared. to ran off the
"express passenger train; duo soon aftor, by un
locking or breakingthe lock to the switch of a
gravel side track, about twelve, miles east of
. this village.. The side track wise sie•rt one;
terminating in front of a heavy bank.
The train arrived from too: east in the night
eta speed of about thirty-fiVe miles an hour,
and the fast notice of dangerwas even by the
cmcassion of thetraht. The' speed. was such
theta locomotive- was driVen. into 'the bank
clear up to the smoke pipe. One firernan was
thrown through the window, his life being
saved. The engineer, Harvey Spalding, and '
the other fireman, were caught betieen the
tank airline box. Three of the tri.CpekS were
broken off, and the steam =came. pouring , out,
literally scalding and burnin ,, the unfortunate
nietirqs to death. - They lived about two bouts
"in the,' ,grpntest agony, all efforts to relieve theta,
from their Position availing nothing. Their
tiapplications for aid were heart-rending indeed
rind an eye-witness informs as tbat it wan, the
Most awful adenehs oversaw. The engineer
hds left,a wife and - family; and hislast Message
to Lis beloved companion was, 'Tell my wife
that I die a horrible death.' 1 -
Next to the tender was thebaggago ea% con--
raining . the baggage master and about two
lituulted , and fitly -tranks"'., The ear was
ken into ahundred fragments, and trunks and
contents Scattered in every direction, not a
trunk, as we are.infommi, eing left Whole,
The baggage man was seriously; though not
dangermsly, "n:tired.• Jim his life Was saved
ii amystery.. " -I
An emigrant Car Was next, loaded With men
women and children.. The car was thrown
;Ivor and broken . into piece's, but not a single
iiiPividual was - injured. Fortunately, not a
ainple - pf.,gainger of the WO hundred And sev
onte-five was hem,,.; It wa.s* cool night, and
as the accident occurred in .the Wools; fires
were, kindled,-and all made as comfortable as
possible=--eonsidering they were 'supperleis----
until a locortiotive arrived 'to take 'the train
to Ifillsdn'e. The agents /of the
. companY did
/everything in their power for the'aceommOda
lion of the passengers, quartering themmithe
ritszin s timndale, and farnisliin,g them with
The stivicions of the 'company, we tinder
`\ stand, are fixed "upon an individual, whoLhas
threatened revenge for some Ihneiediajury...
We-hope that an. pains will be eparecitn ferret
Oat the criminal or criminals, and that they
will ho brought justice. Tho'Conindny ex
-act caution of every man in their employ, and
• allow them to wilfully injure no mares proper !
-ty.. So cant' oils are they, that sinc.they.com
nieneed running, night trains, the,superintend.
'rot has" ordered all expoied - positions' to be
ituarded by - zt night watch, thus insnring the
ives'of passengers by keeping the track clear.
• - P. S.--Since writing the above woleerii that
an in,liVidnal has been arrested, examint-i and
held to hail, on a charie„, ,of being eoncerned in
fh-t awl:teat.. 'A tOtioti l pimon has also been
arrested, Whose examination hat: not taken
plium at time - of writing. .• • r
• • - 1113 aneaster latelligeneer printed It , the
home of Mn. Bvmucues, eayee-although he is
detwited iti -thee_ notalostion, he is contented
and happy in the aonrcionsness having done
- nothlagthroughthe entire =van inconsistent
with that higlieense-of honor which has always
in irked . ; his public and. private career. He
speaks "in: the-highest:terms of Gen.- PLeact.
sad expresses, tho'gwattestinalety for hie nue-.
res,l; and. we ventnre to .8s)? thatthe great
Poonsylvmda -statesman - _has Anon) mace - ,.0f
pied-At homeiort: t ie ottm little taw; .onil - that
he 'will do, intimv-lAii:prianioie the success of the
'APtillitteas 2111 the =viten: 2 lMA ;en euties
gat togetlieLt • • •
Largest Circulation — in ' , Northern
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TUUIISAAY. J UN g• 544-18:12.
For President. -
Gen. 'Franklin - Pierce,
• 'Of New fiatupshire.
F'or Vice President,
nom William Rufus 14rig,
••• _ Of-Alabama;
FOR TICE OAMPAGN..
A "NEW OFFER.
In view of tho importance,of the coming
Presidential Campiign, and" the into ,
rest which will be felt in its progres, and ro
sult—ln view .of •the'universal desire on the
Part of the people to, know the truth relative
tor the great questions at issue, and the men
who are to receive their suffrages at the ballot
box, wo offer great inducements 'to subscribe
for ourpaper until after election.;
Wo will furnish ..the Democrat from July
lA./leen:A to the fifteenth day of Norenther, after
1 the Presidential Election, a period of four
m.-v.hs, as follows:
Single copy, cash in advance, 0 50
5 copies, " -" 12 00
t 2 Copies,! . 1 1 4 00
Ear Tho clubs must•be to ono address.--
Onr friends in all parts of the county lam invi
ted to act as Our agents, in getting pp clubs,
and forwarding orders for the same.
Addmsss; post paid,
S. B. dr. E. B. CIIApE,
Montrose, Susquehanna co., Pa.
The Democratic Count y.
will meet at the house of Wm. K. Match in
Montrose, 'on Tuesday next (29th ins t) pt 1'o•
clock P. M., for the transaction of important
business. !A fall attendance is earnestly re
O. G. lirmrsrEan,
1. L. MERRLIIAN,
S. B. Cu. se,
Wm. J. 'unutm,
Ta P,' Pura:lts,
f . O. G. I:
M" We arir requested to call attention to
the Advertisement of W.B. DEA S,in to-day's
paper. Mr. D. has new and fine apparatus, and
we have soon some fine specimens of his work.
NNttn..Gr...ham of North Carolina,
present Secretary of the Navy was nominated
for Vice President :on the second ballot. Scott
and Graham, sheui the whigs•
far We would invite - particular attention
of the members o! the County Committee to
the call for a meeting neat Tuesday, and urge
them to be presentl, Much needs be done by
the Democrats in Fay of"organization for the
important contest [upon is, so' let us *begin
right, "be'sure cre arekht,' and •then, like
Crockett, "go ahead."
Wo are a)nre that it is hard times for
money,, bat we think there are not many who
cannot raise the shall amount , of their eub.
scription. Now, in plain terms, we must.have
some money, or our subscribers must go with
out a Taper• Had we ,but one tenth part of
what is 4uo - on ear books, such an appeal
;would be uncalled for. If not , our frierxis
'step, forward and relieve us. A fair warning,
and , thoso who doi, not heed it need find no
fault should they bo waited on. -
The; NOW jail. •
The Commissioners of the county, hare as.:
signed the erection of Jail ,te•Mossm. Smith
& Co. of Chen:mg° county, New York The
bid- taken Isas $5,550. The plan - of the.build
ing, is a most admirable one, and it will now
be prosecuted to an early completion.' Five
thousand dollars are raised by a tax cut the
Borough of Montrose, in decordance with the
Act passed for that purpose, to be paid, in an,
Otis Sirirsr forfinne, tho,besf Work /for
children and youth extant, is lloefore ns. Terms,
$1 a year. •Powlers & Wells, 131 Nassau
street, NeW York city. •
G.o,rs lADY's Boos for July, is a double
nUmbei, and more attractive than ever.. Go
_are always great, but we find
ho mote than fulfil s theta all., .
TimVinasizcanut • ram Toinum. is
nionthly 4eiotad to Agrieulturejlortieultare,
and it,uol Economy; pnblif;hed at Lattenster,
by A. latAiaver. This is just the worit
for farindna, and sfioild take the' preseedsnue
o'er agrienltuinl workiof other:States.. Tulin
it; and tra -roneh for 'lour liking it)--
Terms, $l, five eoples-et, tun copies 137,6 . 0,
'The Binghamton Brass Band discern
ed exceilentrnusic in front of the American
Hotel - lasi (Thursday) evening. This Band
is not apprcerated and eneorna„oed by our cid
ceps. As innsually the ease, it is ;height
more of abroad, that at horn& Ett the recent
celebration at - Cre.ttilend, their pe . rformances
threw the 41warese ilerd entirety 7a th e shode,
and gave great satisfaction' to their hearers,—
A good Band in : a village is more missed when
absent than Waited - when present:—.Binghant.7
tgrA trim& at atm eThaw, ttake wss piles;
ent At the I ..ireeetit celebration. gt. Great Bend 4"
tin is that,in the ahstmlee pf Amsted talent
necessary to l r.'?aV ll 4 l 4 1 a *clad Pargia
Pnrio rbgvg;in F 7l l r f a c i at Ta *en :that
th'e ratibizatokßan4boo a (timid JP giti
publican toublevrtheir trumpetetU•thena;
The Whig. Nomination. ,
',Monday loot, - the Whig National Conven
tion it Baltimore, on tho fifty,thlrd ;ballot, and
ailer five day incessant labor, nominated,Gen. 1
WlNituin St'prr, of NOw' Jersey,
dent, by A veto of 159 to 113 and 21.
Such a result wo
. oxpeeted, and our only
wolider is, that more than balf-a day should
14,:i necessary? for the universal Whig party to
1 ti rd out . Its strongest max and put hirnin nom
i dbiation. Mt. Fmr.tmir. led Gen. Scott in Del
ates at first, Mr. WEESIER holding thebal
attec-of power. That Gen. Scott- will make,
the strongest ran of any candidate the Whigs
c uld have brought forth wo aro wall satisfied
o ; hut, that he is the weakest man'thought
o forthu Presidency in the past ten years by
•body, we think -:equally Undoubted, We'
l a i nce ro o tg bo o n in e g ve to r :ail:
itt o , f d a etra co c n ti tra on c a ted nd
c many againstiGen. Scott, Mor do iwo intend
t indulge that species - of low, boyish reateve.
mind, of an iron sided bigot and a small' man.
Ou the :field or battle Gem, Scottls at home,
Mid always victorious. The scivice of war is
4s probably, to greater perfection than any
merican living. Ittels a hero of which the,
ntion will ever be proud, for, in dark and
tioublons_tintes,iwhen the eibud of war hung
ti lek over our land, Gen. Scott has been found
a his post, a brave, skilled, and successful
t. . To such a man all honor should be giv
e ,by the heart i.rmd voice of tile American
'le, but it do'os not foltolhat 64 should
, i ako him President of the United States.--
In that position; the most *wet, Complies,
tid, and embarrissing on earth, something bo . -
sides a mere redbanded Hero shoUld ho plae
ed. , : To ho a great and successful, military -
Chieflan is one thing, and to be qualified for
1: • ident is' quite another. We do not say
t at both are never found in. ono man, but this
no do say, that mere military greatness no
ore qualifiei a Man for the Presideney'than'
des mere berseinanship. '.• • - '
We are gravely told that Gen. Scott is a .
tatesman, Herd, Philanthropist and Christian.
Ho may be all the rest, bat wo ask: now for
the evidence of his Statesman Slip. Wo oak
the most enthusiastic admirer of Gets. Scott,
to petint us tonne single incident in his whole
life,one Single set of his, ono single pablie sta
tiion he has everftlied; in a civic.capaeity, from
which ho could be enlightened in the great
(1 1 Fpfh of governinentat science, into Which be
must be thrown 11' an!, election to - the Chief
_elf this Republic. WO .ask this
question, demand for it an aniwer, but- verily.
no answer ,-- no Sign,--eark be given. So far
a's his qualifications, his experience, are con-,
corned, we' sk any candid Whig if Gent Scott
la not the very last man that -would ever been
thought of for the Presidency! Lay-aside his
Military glory, that is supposed to dazzle -the
multitude and therefore make him available,and
h, there anything about . Gen. Scott that would
made him a candidate for any civil eta
, 'port s ef eminence! l)o,-,nothing....• We aro to
h ave over again; the same scenes witnessed in
1' 8. A brave old man, whose life has been
rned in camps , and who knows comparative:
othing of the science of government, is put
orth for the puiposo of carrying a great party
to power,,that: they may riot upon the Treas.
ry of the country and carry out the common
, bjectm of their common faith.
General Seottis a Statesman! Shade of
• tatesmanship, whither bast then fled? Is
by home on the field of battle!—bast thou
1:oiled thy garments in bloodl—and must such
.o the robes of thy coronation, Such the les.
.n of tby devotees? Has it really come to
•is point, that mere military greatness is to
ar down alreonsidemtions vital to the pnri
y and safety of the government? If so, we
• Y look for wars without cessation in future
L oars, as the only means whereby the arnbi
ion of aspiring men can be gratified. The
•• ere lieros -of our past wari c --wars in which
we have been unfortunate enough to be involy
• or sacrifice aria - lona] honor, should never
thrown into the angry arena of pOliticit,
'hero their grateful 'countrymen aro forced to
'se a.voice againetthem, Rather they shared
tie) , tbe. full measure of - their_ glory; resting
n"unbetuidei hollers _Upon their bloody lan.
els, and pass away frour . ainfing us - at
, enured, revered,. ' and loved, by"
,a nation in
whoie defense. , they perilled their lives,. and
poured out - their blood. - ~.• . -
To paslfrom Aida subject to the Conran..
lion: ' We' have' said , ttutt,Gn. &ott is. the
,strongest man the Whigs voald, nominate.—
By this wo mean he will poll the-most totes.
The epaulette, thrt sword, uthh pomp and ch.;
1 ' • - • have • 1
cured:dee' of nar; -chinas that dazzle,
fscittatee end lead aside the judgments of•man, ;
1 . • •
t. -they bewilder - . the - nattititad l i., . Ger. - Scottl
Its therefore More available - than Webster ors•
1 fillmotO,'. though 'poiseSsingi none of their
iqualifi s atipns for the -oftce. . Mut; bY.the ite.•
I-.. - • ! r
on-of . the Convention, We ijudge,..-that the 1
Whig partY.is at last Waking to sensible no,-'
troirs'and honorable endear* after qualifies.
I 'ens. XlLtlxilare.majerity - 4f ten; :after the'
.... . .
estetuagry and exciting contest ever witness,. •
Ina Convention, was Geis. Scott nominated.
bie does not speak: highly' for hie • strength
Politically in his own party.:. her iralhe nom
then tilthis : friends bowed, themselves
In the dint and embraced 'with - loving fond
* thlgod of Slavery ;Propagandism., "All
e earnest' professions of. Gen. Scett• for the
past five years; all the solenui laserietions of
ew4.Greeley & CO., thrit they would stip.
rnWitoinatt •who' *mid- not Stand up to nor:
~ ern' etitiment ; all the' passionate demi:kid
ieti!iii,:tiorthern . whiggery, against southern
- erimehments; lonthern usurpations. nor,
limit dottgbfaces are fergotten,and when Gen.
Se - mt.:Was apparentlY defeated in the Convent
' .. n;, !Al whole foree,led bY . John** of Wait
ylv44l4fell detirnlWith,supPliihnititi - . l44teA,
, . i.,.-.f e onstience, 1 - embracing the 7 ;t0ga_ , .,4:4 the
prielt - 4af filivocitcy,:i eidline : Ged.-te l •witttera
1 thelr ilerotion to - .‘ithe• iiiitittitioni.' and' their
Rten - our 'own Jessup.o ff:Sastpieltiunns,' trona
,E,E.«;bitoirlderA the 'edictal • ermine has 'but
1 just,fallati,' - ;.0i4; ite • Whose: - eloquent - - *deer=
Italia' Is behalf of philenthrOpie.AlAiihoideat
ind:?:the'canse of the poet:Slaver- 7 .-4re litivitt
1-,;often listetted,44rerulyi:oeit: he ; could
I 0tt:1iii,44411421 '.BWO* inietletiiipf.ble heart;
1- OfP.. - 'l'eil i'* 44 4 6.44ii i . t 440: 1 14..faiP •
.fidelity ,rte - vOrastOing-;d - oyotion to
" our southern brethren t" No epithet has
been too coarse and vulgar to be heaped upon
thelkinoeratie party by peso` same. Whigs .
because-they:hais heretofore pledged . their
faith ,to standby' the Constitution and laws Of
their country. The Deinocratie Convention
resolved, that the'piwty would "abide By and
adhere to a faithful execution of the Compro
mise measuresr—a duty which every good
citizen owes to the laws of his country while
recognized in those
they are laws; but they
laws no Finality 'over other Taws, no "fine)
settlement" further than time and , future wis
dom may. demand. For this they *etc -de
nounced as servile suppliants at the foot of the
slave power? Now let us read carefully tho
resolution on this subject by the Whig Con
vention.' • , •
Eighth—That the series of resolutions
known as•the Compromise; including the Fu
gitive Slave law, are received and acquiesced
in by the wlqg party of the' United States as
a settlement in principle and substanee-sa
nal settlement—of the daugerotis and exciting
subjects which they embrace; and ,so, far as
the Fugitive Slave law is epneerned, we will
maintain the mime, and insist es its strict en
forcement until time rind experience shall dent.
- onstrate the necessity, of further legislation
against evasion or abuses, but not impairing
its efficacy; and we deprecate all futurdagita.
tion of the slavery question as dangerous to
the pence, and we will discouhtenance all ef
forts at the renewal or continuance ofsitch ag
itation in Congre* or ont 'of it, whenever,
wherever, or howsoever the attempt may 'be
made, and will maintain this system -of ;meas
ures as policy essential to the nationality, of
the whig party and the integrity of the Union.
Could a More filiptiliatino spectacle be wit
nessed than that of northern Whiggery, in the
face of all its protestations in the past,'shout
, ing Hallelujah at the passage of the `above'
resolution? Strange, humiliating mid Incon.'
sistent as it may appear, it, is nevertheless so.'
Abolition lecturers, Free• Soil devotees and
Southern Fire Eaters, all gathered around the
same altar, mingled their invocations together,
and with happy smiles and loving hearts,blen.
ded their affections in one unruffled stream.—
, That philanthrophy that once opened wide
the,huge hearts of Christian Governors, Judg
es, Senators, air d Editors,was crashed todeath
under the platfo r m of Universal Whiggery,—
its swelling emotions were repressed in the
bosoms of thosei great find good men, who saw
in , expectancy this rod of power and the emol
uments of offiedi what frail texture are
the consciences lof men composed!! how it
gives way to the approach of cupidity, and
how easy to reconcile opposite professions and
practices! How soon
.they go ince
The quarry elate scourged to htsoangcal,P
—When over their heads is raised the whip,
and in the distance is pjced the green palluie
of political plunder. With tears of joy and
hearts overflowing With 'gladnessanddevotion
al sentiment, they heed thevoice of the temp
ter, eat the fruit of bitterness, and drink the
waters of Marc, witiva halo of benignant grat
itude upon their, countenances, 0 what ten
der souls! Webster and Fillmore they could
not support on this platform; because their
past praCtiiis has been in accordance there
with, but a man who, by his letters, has placed
himself on bath 'sides of every question he has
ever lititten - on, who has deninmced and in
the same breath ekiimed" to be the special
father of the Compromise, mounts the plat
form, dons his epauletts, flourishes his sword,
and at the word Of command All chaunt the Te
Deu27t latulamus of Southern niggerism. We
shall speak of thiSsubject further.
Ratification in the South.
The Charleston Mercury states, that- upon
the appointment of the late JUdge Woodbury,'
of Naw.lfirap.ihire, to . : the bench of: the Su.
picnic Court :Of 'the -United States, Gov. Steele.
- • • .
pressed,Gen. Pierce bi accept the seat in the
Senate which; Judge 'Woodbury had vacated.
PieMe.decliaed the proposal firmly, as he af
terwards declined, the, ilkttiimey Gerieralshin,
preferring the independence of a - Titivate' citi
zen, :. The Mercury also says, that South Car . -
otina trill go for Pierre and Xin g len to'one-
Mobile Register, is speakHing of Gener
al Pierer) and WS- . - •
" -The unanimOueselection;in a spirit - of con-
ciiation and brotherhood, of the.entire Dernoc
. racy, it embodies the • full Strength of - the par.
ty, unweakened by dissensions tied- 'cuietuhar
rassed by any 011ie antipathieS efig - indered in
the. late contest between men; Who; if tbey
were-Mort, eminent, were more exposed to
personal, sectional; and factious objections.—
Gen. Pierce comes beforelthe country with an
escutcheon immaculate and - spetleas. 'A man
of the purest private eharaiter+"antiable, mod:
est; dignified and coniteone-'-deSeenite.l froth
a family distinguished in the refolution,Midin
Our - Second' strug,gle with Great Britain; him
' self- one of the most gallant soldiers "of' the
Mexican war; a statesman of the strielesteen
stitutiorial school, Without guile or any shadow
' of ;turning; a disciple, adherent,' and, coadjutor
of yiroodbury; - With a mink ;the full
an of- its powers, and - well verged - in the. par:,
suits and - duties of public life4feWmeneould
' bentere . universallytteeeptable: to the.riceple,
th.in..the - one thus called, I ike .Cincintiatirs; freer
.hist plough, in the- Derneeraticißeldi of. - ew
!):laltip'shire."- • - s •
A RemOkalile • Mail. •
belzt.' a temperance; Meeting held not long.
sin ,in Alabama, Co). Lemanbusky, whO had
a twenty-three ,years a soldier:in the
armies of. Napoleon .Donaparte ? addressed the
meting. He arose before the audience, tall,
erept and vigorous, with aglow of 'health upOn
hiss cheek, and said: ; .
. o You see Wore you a man 'lO years of age.
I Ifrve fought 200 battles, hav 14 wounds on
m ; body, have lived_ g.O days pn , horse flesh
with the bark of trees for my bread, snow and
iceitbr my drink, the canopy ofibeaven for my
covering,, withoilt stockia„rw:Or shoes - oil my
feet, and with only rags for my clothing; In
the, desert of Egypt 1 hive marched five days
with, a burning sun upon my n i kked bead, feet
blistered in the scorching sand,i and with eyes
and 'nostrils and mouth filled with dust, and
with a thirst so
,tornientkim that I havo opened
the' veins of, my arms illa sulked my own
blood! Do You ask how . I. - could survive all
these horrors? I answer under theprovidence
of. God, =I owe,My prommotiew,inly. health und
rtert to this faint, that 1 ncirer *frank alb:oßn(
spirituous liquor liCrey life, andAirron.-Larry,
Chief of the medical staff of theTronch Azmy,
has stated it as a fact, that the 'OM survivors
Suke'esfely returned fram,Folsitt, were - all of
them men who abstained froinl , l4 use efL Or
dentspirihe_ . LI- ~. ... -)`. .; ~ . - •
—TitO amo r nni of 6 matOria MV. fronVVlnt%
ons nnumoo voolvodby. Gov...KOMI/tit goo he
left AlsOnolmao, :$7,523...: 'whole Lk
mount ralood in this Com*? . -109%.
The Pederg Press • sad- limnlol
Trtie to the,instiiacts of federalism, the fed l i
end press aye 'opened', theirliaLteries of Man._
der upon Fietutt.)o , PrOcet and seek by every
subterfuge and:fallact to detract from his high
character as a tititteittean, Mauler nil a soldier
,rideoreplishinents as a 'gentleman:: In ,
thitfcritsade'no ef%rt its' spared to'delixdo and
blind the people 'in 'their honest. judgment;
and fearing the perSonat popritarity of the De
mocratianominee tor the Presidency,* well
as tho mighty poWers,of thoprinciptes of De
stiOcracy, the federal .ptesalitiveradopted a, pa,
cellar tactie—that Of assailing. he motives of
our candidate--in the vain hope of 'nttmeting
public scrutiny from the notorious incompeten
' ey of their then, and the utter inconsistency of
their creed, The Work of defamation is pecu
liar to The federal ptens. They sought and
failed to -overthrow - Jefferson :by the' same
means=-they'essayed to intimidate.Jaekarm.by
their vituperationsuid the. illustrons -Polk ,
wasria less assailed.;.Thene men,l-however, all:
'lived to produce. iitosperity- throughout the
hied, and died o:trend - With the blessings.of, al
grateful people. The slanders of - federalism
were refuted by the successful administrations
of thorn all, quid theishame recoiled upon those
who led -on•thedirty warfare.
Franklin Pierce ;never sought office. _ On
, the contrary he has invariably declined every
public position , until urged to , acceptance by
considerations of Patriotism. Can, the federal
press - point to any Min now before their party i
ati - a candidate for Presidential nomination who
has evinced similar disinterestedness? Look
Ist the history of Prank Pierce: From his ear
liest voutle - he-avoided all contention, never
seeking to thruit himself for Ward in any can.
test, but-al - ways prompt to act When his State
and country_ demanded his services. Honors
plentifully were- proffered to him—olliee and
emolument were within his reach; but he At.
dined them all,- rind, in. the sober .walks of a
plain citizen, he labored to promote thevood
of those by_whom ho was surroueded.. In New
Hampshire ho-was and is the people's fivorite.,
They!were unwilling to lose the services of '
such A sterling patriot, and netnaily ferct.d
him to places. of lattor and of trust. How
well he discharged his duty. the history of the
nation conveys ample testimony. In the low
er House 'of Congress, his energy, industry;
and profound abilities won the respect of his
opponantsand the admiration of his friends.—
On every qiiestien of national peliev,ittn- was,,
'ever foremost in its advocacy; cunvi acing by
his logic and thrilling by his eloquence. So
I distinguished. was his careeer,,so unblemished' ,
his course, that the Legislature of New Hemp-
Shire almost' unanimously, etimmoned him to
;take a scat in the United States Senate. In
that body he added fresh laurels to his fame
and new-, lustre to the Democratic cause.— 1
I',Comparatively young, ho et too end mated
in the midst of_ the. sagesy s
of the d
nation, the '
i l fearless .vindicator-of the right and , the bold
'denouncer of the wrong. - Active when duty
;called, tenacious when fully convinced, invin
;elide:when aroused,Frisss. Piener.'in the Sen.
,ate was regarded as one or the ablest states.
men. But he resigned atter having- peeform6d
:his wort, to make room fiir Others, and retired
,crowned with - the approbation- of his country 1
[ and his . constituents. Indeed his - peculiar
l'Nersion for office became a '.virtue---..nd no in. ' ,
I.4uceruentS„ne hlattering hopes orproinises of
igain or glory Could-win him from the humble
':shades of privacy., President Polk offered him
I seat in his cabled, but lie declined,rtlip pee.
Pk of New Hampshire were clamorously s e ek.'
ing his elevation, but he resisted all their good
intentions, to' reap the, fruits 9 t-pdAce and 40111-
, fort- in the midst of "a virtenus family. Can
the federal press produce a statesman who will
edinpare with Piesee . Can they 'paint to ona
act in. his lifedeseriiiig of censure?.
in ithereouncil.4 of the nation, he dune no wrong,
and aecomplished'great good— His votes; and
his speeches "are on record, and .we defy the '
horde of his detainers - to diitever a - Single ac
tion of hie thatis not worthy Of even deir ap.
.c .When wars rude blast shack upon the eats
of the Ainerican,people, the President at once
demanded the , services- of Pierce; arid called
him to the field. Did he refuse then, when his
country was in danger 3-. Did be 'remain at
home to deride those who were gallantly fight
ieg, and almost starving in defence of their
entry? Let- the Federal-press answer.. We
country. „le lode lA. pi
reply. Ncl! hastened at once to the , thick
est of the Oght,, and ~b y proWess.and valor
*on . the high . title of the galiont Pierce:- No
Man served with mere devotion thrcrughout
Strug7les- with Mexico. No man. treated his'
soldiers with; ore humanity,-.:and no General
4o Modestly refused'tho, honors and . plaudits
which' belong to thelimve.soldier, As soon as
the war. had
. 4:eased,. he resigned—and again
retired to_privaay.-to, : pactice it' : profession in
Which he was distinguished.. . _•
here then man whomthe Federal press ,
tvouldtlefanie and-destiny. The gloiOng re.
Cords of the pasf, - teeni vrith-the relations of
his talents, his 'itateSmartship and his valor:-,
Will the:peal:4i accept the 'bold lieti Of . newi-
Paper scribblers, and reject thei sacred truth of
history:' We "cannot believe it :The cause of
Deppocraaris just:--God is with the just=.-rind
Victory is - 'with GocLi.'lf.:-FrAux PtERCE has
performed his , duty..during the ilcult, in I
the. fa lure. he Wilt more than realize the . h apes
of the people,' .by redeeming . the nation from
the thraldom. of Feduial. domination.. The
Federal. press cam:continuo to - assault and . de.
Erniehis' 'repntation;..but-- , the people,, relying;
Upon-thevorrectness of history as the 'fountain
of truth, will signally vindicate his cheriCter
and' fame bye motif! triumphant death:m- 1
Perinsy/ranim - - '
-Sabbath School Cclebmtion
The people of Franklin; propose to emit=
memorate the fact of our. national Independ
eace, on Saturday tbo- third day of July next.
'The' procession will- be- formed at thellp.
sonirillo Exchange, under the direction of Col.
Rufus Smith, Atli) o'clock, A.ll.,tand march
to'the Churek,rhCrotervices will be perform.
ed hr the folloWinty, order. ' •
.3.-Prayer, by Rev. Sabin -
2. Hymn, by .;the
3. Reading the Declaration, by 'J, L. Merri
4. Addre.ss to the Sunday.Pcho,ols, y Rev.
31r. •McKinney, , -
b. Hymn, by the Choir. -
6. Oration by'Wm. IL Jessup; Esq.
The procession will be again formed, and
proceed to m grove near the church when re,
freshments wilt bo provided for etit, young and
A cordial invitation is extended to scholnrs,
and teachers of Sunday Schools in -- adjoining
towns, and to good citizens generally to meet
with us and aid' fn a proper observance - ,of the
y order of the oommittoo ot arrangements.
Pennsylvania Whig State Con
Vhihidelphiai Simi) 18152:j
The WhigSbite COaveation, to nominate' a
eaudidato for_the, Supiome - Bench, to wi t : .va.
caney, Met again'this morniag'i but the Mow.
bora were too• anxious - about the Bsiuruoio
nomination - to`trimsaat 'business, ' - and ,they
journed - to 4 P 3i
• AFTERNOON:BEBSIOX' •
, 5, . " 4
Upon rsf ! asseribliimi the first ballOtims had
:.when Joseph Anifingtetilvas- nominated;ro-
aoivink . 30 votoi. to - 3 for Mr. Comfy,:,
49Inination , Was thon'doelaridMungtooma c and
tho COuieatiO4 - ,adjoirted aina - •
Mett, and women are credulous
Other =busts are wary and suspicions in pro
portion as they are sagacious. . - Bueman, to
whom alone !mon is given, :is distinguished
by his credulity. Scarcely any iheory , Is too
absurd, anyrillegatien to monstrous, any doe,
trines too self-contradictory, ior any practices
toOrninous and degrading, not to find a boat
of believers,' with works according to' their
faith. The worst.consequenees of this credu
lity are sometimes entirely veiled from the
world; sometimes they hake! form and•stib
stance and develop themselies in organiza
tiers, associations. and special communities.--
I Perhaps the most egregious jcrednlity known
at this. day and here-about is that which places
reliance upon the spirit rapping,s ; and but fent
follies, of any-day, have predneed so much
mischief. This glaring imposture, for - it -is
nothing else, : has left in its !course domestic
misery, dethroned reason, deselation and death.
Had wo preserVedeill the instances of. these
evil. results of the delusion 'whieh have_ met
our eyo in exchange.papers, or otherwise come
to out knoWledge, and were hero to classify
them es ahelve, the list Would be positively ap
palling, 011 y, yesterday, the came
to us in the St. Louis Evening Despatch:
A - entletianit living in Illinois, and 'known
to many in this city, has a family of sons and
daughters, grown up men aid women, of the
highest respectability. Sento years ago his
wife died, and lie, living in the strong camera..
branee of her love as allfithful,good wife, has,
never married. During her life they were very
happy, perhaps less thin the', usual domestic 1
imxation of married life attended them ; not'
the first blush of a suspicien ever attached
to her goodnamo. But this has been swept
away by the inagnetie_ jugling of a medium,
who has borne evidence from -some departed
spirit, that she, the good wife, the reveredln
memory was unfaithful to hits through all her
whole career, and that the children, ono and
nil, were illegitimate. Wholly under the in
fluence of a conviction that-Spiritual agency is
a fixed fact, the gentlenian has disinherited his
children as common bastardS, and driven them,
from his heart. A wife's memory blasted, chit
(lien's names dishonored in their life, a happy
home made desolat, and a father'aclosing eve
of life rendered dreadful in its loneliness. On
what eiidunce On nothing.
This:morning the Fitchburg /yew-mentions
the death of a lady alLuertburg, undcr,eircum-,-
stanceslof pitch a natant: as leave little doubt
unit her death.nras precipitated by a
of certain spirit rappers that she - would die
within h.specified time. Cases of mental, de
rangement,-induced by belief in the imposture, ,
are nil too numerous, while 'even high Intel!. 1
eats have beett tainted its influence. Add to
these.the radical but sPecious infidelity which
it has fostered and diffused, the mawkish- tran
seendentalistx which it has substituted for
practical common sense,and the wild and bias - -
phemouS vagaries which' it .pawn 4 upon the ,
world as revelations, while' it repudiates the
only and Divine revelation of the Gospel, and
eine's-leart aches at.the vision of moral pesti
lence walking at noon,day. We may not lift
the curtain from domestic circles; or -we might
tell of the practical duties of life neglected, of
filial and fraternal harmony interrupted, o
morbid curiosity and of -wasted energies, of
mind creuchinginfore superstition, and of A
super-sensitiveness that finds a supernatural
agent, in over,' sound and motion.—Commer
cial .Adr. - _ „
Official Notification of General,
- A p.aragraph in the Boston" Post sacs; that
the Committee of: the Democratic Sational
'Conventien waited on General Pierce- ycster
day. at his residence in Concord, - end present
ed hitn a letter informing him of ,his nomina
tion. General Pierce will repli- - irt_4vriting.—
There were no formal 'ceremonies ..on the oc
casion; hut, nigh pleasant ion versation,Gee.
Pierce, with aletiv friends, took thein* out, in
carriages to look at the' town. _Between ,one
and two o'.elock they arrived at .the American
lieule, Where the gentlemen ..of the Commit.
too Were introduced to many cititens'atid mem
bers of the,Legislaturc.. The committee Then,
with Gen. Pierce, the Governor, members: of
the Council, President of dui Senate, Speaker
Or the House,.amt.iorne otherS, numbering in
all Mann' twenty.five . perions, sat down ' . to..a
Very . fine dinner provided by eider of General
Pierce:`After. despatching. the ;dinner, - the
gentlernen-of the .committee appeared; upik.
the .lialeottY, and were largely:cheered by large
crowds'essembled in front of the. hause.
Ilon::31511.6 S. Wells intrOdtiiied the, Man
hers of the connittee..aingly; and: they were
reecited with three hearty cheers for their re-
Speetiie - ,stafe'a. • ..31r. Soule c .of Louisiana; in
reply to a loud cali f nuide - a -few Pertinent
marks; as esellid'the Other members of the
committee, viz': Mr. "Barbour of Virginia, Mr.
Fetch of Ilichigoit v andMr. Thonipson of Ili's
sissippi; 1I of Wilolll were received with hear
tychuer,4. ACS o'clock; by .invitation of Gen.
Pierce;The committee,. witkafittinbeiof - other
gentlemen, toOkilio ars - Iftir a' trip 'to .Lalo
„ , .
'DEMOCRATIC RATIFICATION 31EETLNG ti
Quail:P.s2ex S. C.—A largo and enthusiastic
democratic ratification. eeting Was held ht
Charleston S. C., on the 16th Inst., at which
Hon. D; Porter presided. Speeches Were
made in favor of the nominations of Pierce and
Kingly tho_chairman 'of the meeting, and hr
-Messrs.-Macbeth, hiemininger, - and •DfcGratii,
and the following resolutions ,were unanhuois
ly adoptedt-- • ' ,
- Resolved, That the Democratic party of the
Union has presented' hi the cnitntry a ncianina
tion for :President and 'Vico , PreSideet Of the
United:States,vldeli ritakes4 the - thity of the
advocates of Southeni righti throughout tho
Southern States, to suPifort . that nomination.
Resolved, That approvandthe nomination of
•Franklitt Pierce for the Piesideney, and Win.
R. King for the Vico Presidency of these Ufii
ted.Stages,- wo will earnestly en pad ill' all
proper.efforts to Insure, the succe.ss of 'thoir
• Resolved; That a "cotomittee of fifty be, ap.
Pointed. for, the purpose of corresponding:with
the democrats n- this'State, who are prepared
to unite with in this effort, and of adopting
such other measures as may be necessary for
the success of this movement. r •-•
Wife of Gen, Pierce.
The Boston - Times says • aerie Pinson is
now in his forty•cighth year; in the veil prime
and viger of manhood, and with ccintmarr•
ding abilities at their ripest , lie is
pleariiid with an estimable Wo o at whose re:
quest it is he has declined the 'many lion.
ors _which his. State was aices3l ready to
11*31111tirri; 44vve learn that cirt.terilay ehe
received: the inteligenceof her hosbands nom
ination for the Presidency - with an; aic:of sad
mess._ It is to - she hoped heiwever, that, her
spirits- will riviio as the - campaign progresses,
and that aim neier will have reason' to regret
the'eleVation orher noldetearted consort; to
the highest atticpi on - earth.
'filuotriAttl . Milli, 44i idiflAted Inthe n 'Trav - - .
eller that e - a day or,twe diode; at South Beaton,
a child..%bout a year oldt, Which had been left
asleep' itt"thet kitchen, In the' aro of its grand
Pargalaqica attacked by a rat during the'night,
which cat, drone of tho'fingers from the'hatiO
ct ttle fresh to the tone
la:several places baits: aim's is sad frightful a
manner, that althoughluediesl aid•was Inuao
diately ealled,,yet the child lived-014 a. sheet.
„„At ec i, bigooke sole omnivore of the ,
to d beskTitirmount r Philadelphia, t an 4.4
rived at 14611'61k. - • - ;
is Clouding at the we f t oth,; l
were 285 deaths from that cense in New%
leans during the first week iti the month,
—Mho Vona entz• det Comem(e, oftn
29th, announces-the ototoplotion of the tete.
gra lio xicm. p hi c tine between Tem Crnz and thee,
—A duel was Au' ePpbsite-
June 15th, between D. Charles Ganaht
Thomas Daniel. — .They fired two shottetrit,
but neither party was injured, 1
Pierre Soule, of .143111811Aiie . ditTey
oration in Philadelphia ,' on tke lexeiversay of
thoDeelasution of Independeaee, &bk ..
sioksoo is to-bo charged, and the profits of
t o be applied to - ono uf the 6lic e!uviteg,
Adr:44o: ehro i nkka t
marriage of Aaaph Moran, of oraria la Ciy.
uga county, a revolutionary hlier, 'gait,
to Cynthia Whittaker,
,of ke, in Ma az ,.
count : ngod 83, a role of tir tame glories
—Mr. S. D. Sineerbox, of f
Poughkeepsie,- has on Ms ,
years old, which has .sbeared
of wool, averaging 4 1-2 lbi. i
it y, bringing CO cents a pound.
--One of the most homirl
heard of, was that of the cat
Champlain, on thetri7
ing to prevent his craft from
dock, near lock No. 1 , lost
fell,' thereby receiving the ful
lision. He was drag,, am.
the sides ofthe boat d
literally torn to pieces
....:.The Nantucket) or says there barks
prospect of a return o the scenes of the e:4
period of whaling, w en vettselsi were - td
out for a few days.or eeks to cipture st a b s
on the coast. . What are usually pled!
all along shore this s ason. About a Ina
since, three . wore seenp rom asconnet, sem.
al have been taken f m 3I rtbalt Vineyard,
and five had been cam t off Plouthamptoa, I.
se a i ti t ak ni n Vr.
0114 en and nis i ::
• kettle full of bail
of a stove into a tub
th•h WitS Bleeping the
t but fifteen mods hockii gly , aealded,
ockiligly :millet sisi
• hours tn, exontigist
I . i
—On Saturday even
rel took place in a ho
South Boston, betwee
During tho fight, a4e
water was knocked Off
standing near, in wit'
. koungest child; an in
old. The child was
:aftorlingerin,g ford fe,
agony died.. I
t rookbrn, and Aden,
in vqbat,is tennedat
have!, pure:based 9,00 e
did Mention, skin fie.
of stotimboat natztks
fty ilea fromanrla.
ey hive settled. Ili
sdbatoneo—. 4 WA.
In el , Bends of NW
—A esitony of stit•
Northampton, IlasS., •
N. firm belie •
'acres• of land in a sple
tY miles from the he..
on thy Banatvpa, and
ton, Va., upon which I
do not have a comina.
man is]stewir3 of his
tainin Unity, of Fal
m . ,
—,-After any =ma ecssf I trials, thereof
an election of 3layor ' Lyn , , on Satatdtr, %
o n e 0 3 jority, effected , y a' .oalition' of , ...
erats and free-soilers.. The 'whole mink d
vo ',eh thrown was 2410 ; neepssarl . final:l42
1,988,;' Benjamin Ifud,go (fro soil) had IA
and i 9 chosen., Daniel E. Baker (ntig) bid
989,and there was 9seattcring.
-4Snch is the rage or latirg inGnss
ny, that English tutus ago of Germansoh
are translated back a,, 'n in German. Tlin
3frs.: Robinson's' lid .isse; ti , fifes Disa
pline,' long sincespubr bed ` , Genaany,appat
now las a translation: ;
A'; Potrrrn Ran, . i..—
ivliq had lived hithe data
Revolution, would . ve. a
arms,-a3 the fouride : ' , Of
written n communitatuin MI
delphia, in which he ttienap;
Pierce for his service li in
the Sun treats the m'tern:
-- -" Gen. Franklin Pi Ice tit;
'Contreras, Churnb.u.s - o", go,
Chapultepee; "near 11 len, : "
Reim - : The correspondentl
Vele libel,'hinting that he fai l
fight, Must:take it to v ither :
t un. Gen. Piere6l
like. a . true Americitk i vine
ri's.honor;and shall a wave 1
of praise from us for ._mt a ,
Mown is run Wu 'EL -
ticles sent over the tie '
ago was a piano for Salt
The distance, is about, 4001
whore itZisAestined 6 go,
was inhabited ; only b the
derness peopled with dra
only his to be crosse bor.
- tot id the pioneen . elvill
/y upon its trocks, in on
Jimmies and - refinem nt of
says the condition - o he o
A P..triier—Fen T E
att eieetioneeringsp • rh, t.,
the pulpit. He told .1s heti
was tisteless and ralteleal
peratia party. ThO stun wa
and disagreealthlt was
lie then sdd he irond situ)
party. Ho cracked, :nut
CATITAL ruarirt NT is
Petitions are iitieiren ration
(tressed to the Gene . I •
fur.thernadoration of the p
for. taurder: The ':. Previa e
"These Petitioas hare bee
nitetber of people.” -I I.
-- ~, : - C o
We vero much ill rased,
tOndlnir th'e contort ,ily th,
ii.iolnitr nil". AlthOUgh
African blood, and cOntiog
of, those aitannobno "ipotra
_ly 'seem Solo iieice
of these tratolllng c pee
... • ,
cos aro really exco4ut-.•
concert this (1 4 hurolaY) e
thee "particularts,No "400,
anti hear and atiOfbr tbents
, -.. . . .
1 114 Amnia Exhib,
fifty will beheld at I
duy June 30th, 115.
aiag at,9 .$.
in *tiesbarm on `che 244114.4 ga t
W., ItOk/Adiii Mr Jogs EtitsmAl of r$ 4?
auntie, and miss r
E, - rSWICOVIrIf
tyke both of Brooklyn.
I Stomi4e, mitt
f the heat get
we ste t
rain of their*
I wbo, in gn u *,
it.naticig into fie
forCe of dined,
i !ral rods betsea
of the Armco
ded the Bri*
is Fifty did, is
the Sun et Pt&
to lewd Get.
exiCe. Hex bof
1 ; in ,the Wilts ,1
ino del Ray, Tat
ad it, Gari
who sends 1
led to void Cs
',plates for poi
,erelf, his term
cation of hiseotrep
avelhe duo mot
final, e foraql
~ k e, Utah Mita/.
a few fere 4 1 '
ndiatie end a al
ten nd a few two
!re it is rts6ll.
er, but how ei►*
day, follow do
lailized life. WU
ity has net
A *ES k
i e ic ro- a w that 4 the Ad
;that was 000
RUODE .1314.d a
n Rhode 140 4
mbly, Any Prg
ice Inunsit $l .
last eienieg, 13
Ito us iwithoist OT
... •.cogsal °
ep kice , a x e ,
cuing, ad t
oar reifies it'