The Montrose Democrat. (Montrose, Pa.) 1849-1876, March 24, 1863, Image 1

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A. J. GERRITSO, Publisher.
;H. C.•TYLER • -;
ns.ving removed rtoni the old sitind.nenr the Court:house
rally now be foutbd hi Lathron't brick block, in the firm
LA.TfiROl'. TYLER t RILF.Y: All my old friends
and customers ere ins Ltd to c,ll ai, the New Store.
march le, 186.3. „ 11. C. TYL
e "Janie cl. Auprtiom oor,
[Post Orrice address. Dunclaif,or Sliuth Gibson, Suiq'a
Coulay. l'enn'at.]
ity the Sgth section of the act of l'ongtestt of July - 1,
18E4. tt in piratic:, -I:kryt any person, exerckint4 the
lanibtfesA of amitieneeri‘vitliotit tatting out a licenite for,
thtt purpoie• r•iquareil by satO act. shall for each and
every such tole:ice. forfeit a penalty equal to three times
the-ItTrOtlilt oneltalf to the rnitetl States
and the.other half rti the per-on .giving information of
the (Act, said ft/f UI/11re WaB incurred."
Feb. :1. 1-4.1.-lAzo
uqsTTINO coorrnt, ~rtr.Nr:r DraN'srit.
W. 11: H. COOPER Si CO.,
ANKE—Montrose. SucceeAors to Post.Coopc.r
& M ice, Lathrop:onew buitcling. Turnpike -St.
41. a. Jet:AUX,/ SEARLE.
TTOUNEYS and CounselldN at Law.—Montrose, Pa
IV (Mice in Littlirops' btlikling, over the Dank.
IarItGEON DENTlSTS.—nontrose, Pa.
)710111ce in leithrops' noy building. over ,
the Flank.. All Dontal operuliont, will be gaireaj
perrormal in good ityle, Nvi..rfault,4,
P.)11NA1.. 7 .1 711 : 1 Z;
rIASIIIO7.•T.kIII.E.TAII.OIt.—Montroso. Pa. Shop
over I. N. liallarei* Grocery. on Main-street.
Thankful forYntst favoni, lte olleits a continual:cc •
,plellgiug himself sotlo all mairk s:atistact nate. Cut-
LI:P4 dond un Inhurt notire. and warranted to
Iklontrose. Pa.. ;fitly I;9:o.—tf.
• I'. LINES,- •
T. , 1.11.0rt.•‘-Montrose. Ps- Shop
17 in Phcettitc illoek. over tktore'of Itenth Wstrotts •
Foster. AU work Warrunted. n.t to tlt_and
Citttiwz done on .hart. notice. in beet etyle. jaw. '6O
30I1\ - 61ZOVES,
F A SHIONABLE TAlLOR.—Montrose. Ps. shop
near the Ilaptk Meetinn . Iton.e. on Turnpike
t rect. All ordert. filled promptly. Ili ilrspral e
Cratinr, done .>ll chart 1101iCe.:u dwarrunted to lit.
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REPAIRS Clocks. 'Watches. an .Tewel ry thr
shortcAt notice. and on rtli. ,, onable terms.. All
work warrantva. Shop in Chandler awl .3 csfup'e
Eton.. 7.siONTRO!.T., Pa. ' ti
'• '. NV,. b:MlTrrtti CO.,
IL" ot Main oq - revt. Mfmtro.4•6; . i: If
C ' . O. 0. FORDIIA:11,„' •
r A NIT T TZF,II or BOOTS .t: :SHOES. Montrooe..
I.T IL Pa. SI:op-over DtwitCs .t.tore. All kinds of , work
made to order. and repairing done neatly. . Jet y
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TITALlrft - in Drnt, , .. Medicine.. Ctemicals, Dye
1.1 Stitlfit, Glai”i-Ware, Palate. Ciii; Varni!‘ii, Win-
don Glamt, Grocer re., Fancy ilty.iii., Jewairy Perfa
tnery, Atc.—Agent, fur all the must popular .PATENT
MEDICINS,—Montro , e, Pa. . and tr
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whollv Selfreliantu t nd. independent, and 1 pose,and a 'firm and unalterahle resolution
he oniy`is !rely iudependeni,,wl,6 can sus-I to 1 . 1 .4 1 ,,51 by the COnstitution and the laws,
tun himself by• his own exertions. We Well, now, your declarations, my friend,,
believethe:opinion is quite prevalent that liit regard to these greatobjects of your
it does not treed as thoron . , 4 ll and eucrgct- I p a rry organization IS expressed in the
is teachers to feticli-young so o l4 as it proceedings of voUt:..' convention: have
doe , ' -0 /der'9nes; that alawst, any °tie will,; -raised a storm ':il;otit, your heads, and it
.suffice to'instru6f, small children: A Morel rages at the present time.. I stn glad that
erroneous Opinion we think, was never.en. i it' s- so. I see in the very fury of the gale
tertahed. . The common notion, that' it 1 the` "mesas • of deliverence. - (Applause)
matters little who teaches the little ones, 1 Gentlemen, I 'crossed he Black Sea once',
or Iwlro is the tissistaut,'. proided a thor- i iti'a. - larful 1 ,: , mpest—tiaein'pest, that sent
0u,44t ind energetic teacher •is obtained 1 the- wa v e s c hasino. .after us like so many
for.o .
the 'advancedleholars, or-for:o.4lcl- I ii,Alds, 'hut it was the wild' winds -that
pal, is ekceeding,l2;• pernicious.. With the i drove away themist:there along the coast
excep r tidO, perhaps, o the. principal of a-1 and opened tii:our,:VieWs -the anchorage =
union or :graded school, the teachers 'of 1 orthe'Bosphorps. Ifit -, bad not been for
the Primary Schools should . be the best .1 the - gale we might have- drifted toward
q tialifiech and- the best . paid. - A-6' con El-i AeAsiatic coast and been caught between
'dently-usSume the positim that 'the .wise I the' Svmplegades. 'Now' the rage of man
•dis,:ipline, the sound, and .correct mental 1 is as -the raging sea, a»
_d - those that . fear
training pi' the children in . our - Primary 1 either', not do,to pursue - the leviathan
(or summer Ise/fools, is more important i under the tropic's' or to grapple with the
Enid mote difficult, avd.,requireS, more en=l hydra:of federal - a t bolitionism.JApPlause.)
ergya4 sktll, s thanitliat, c 4 . thLir.otljer de-1 Gentlemen,:the 'doings, of your convert
parttnient ; acrd hence that theTv6ry best ; tion havO .my. hearty approval. They
tc. , achers Shouldlia,:assigiitidl&ithat post Ili a re called out all the 'bitterness. of the
of dttty. , -AU -who, are close observers, 1 opposition. Now,iit is -lamentable , that
are frilly satisfied, _that at, , the
. 1 there should he so mach bitferness , aft tile'
whole course of study are the results of i present daV,:-but I suppose that it cannot,
incompetent_ teaching so disastrous, as at t veri „welti.k.!'helped.: - If.‘ , ott and those as
the commencement. _ -. soctated with you in dratiing'your eesolu
:, TO:coiteco insirnet the .. ygimg, mina it tiofis had glossed
,the atrocious, do-
reqUirosun: - t . he parl;:19 1 . 09 ,teacher, a I lags of the melt in power, if you had coin
clear insiglitAnt& the' laws-" of mental ac- I promised with your conscience and found
tion and the springs of: feeling, broad tan excuse Imre and:an 'fipolog,y . thero , for
views of thephilosoph,Y.:..of education OH what had been :done;"-,you - might: have
sidei l ed both as algcieuctiand .au art-and i passed-nruster,with'-the-Aien:An.-power,
the ,-Fmest.cOtrthintitiminf pereenal,--infeli'l and beefy --Voted : patriots .of the sethiftd
leet ti al, raii q , and soo,l - I,qtatctii.g. - W het C 1 Wato-' if not of the lifst... - :But; my friet*
such teacher ft.r . i.':fOund - , they:.4ould be 1 it is: b ' etter' as. it is. • , Who noble ends. by
secured at almost any .price. Soon each ; noble.means...Avould, obtaiti!.rshimid - , nos
one the 2f,2 Schools itt-(mr:_county Milt;; count the, cost, of :the struggle. - tWhi:i
want a ,:thbroughand :ettergetie jeache•r, 4 would win the_ erdwn,must . first
The pupils attending 'our,sl with, t.j . rfx. wild.heasts at, Ephesits, and s l
a remostly. small, and'. need- the • aid, Ott therefOre, rejoice that you htfve taketi-,yourd
r bestou teachers.-- Shall they have them? 1 Stand..ia kayo!' of state rights and constitil--
.....-,- • ::. ____....-.: . ....1.4.. -- - •''' .:_.: iii - c i l i,if riohts and that , a-c determined
• . - M7A western qclitor, on lftring it re- l• ,-,, ',--,.; •=,,-. 1 .-- • -,./-i you ', ,• •.
, ma . tutattit , it i es . e.,- - . . .A . A . ppl ; ause. , D? thys.,
marked that_persOns in'adroWning condi- I
I' • - trans:ie.. ! and; you pp _snap, }•,•et . your: liberties.-.
--' t tton suddenly
_re:Collected all 'the
(Great -roplause )-,rail to 4. ~ this • ,,,n a
tiO n s of •theiiiivesovished•-that -m-femhof l' '---, 4. ,-- -1 . . _i v• ' - •• ,'. • c -,
Wilkie , tataed.itivi:entreed br.tie ti l ictereigus at 1 his • • -?"' 4 'l- . 1 - '" va. ILL! you. wth hi.. -crustleo-netween tau uppetli
big aloe. la thq Bri.eic !back, Moorote..Pa. . i dielitignent! snutcrtuers, , wOunttathe. to :,, 1' I •' .
bathing ,in deep:
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1t91114.. 7 :.' ' ' iIiLIiGS*TBAYLTD, Agent--
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..:„ ;, .- men, .annyieruniig,;,furce you hp,y,.. ovines
' . 'l i - .ir is : sii2..iti ,that G:en..FrCiTi on t 1 s ' torn- out iliu - s , boidly.aA you ,lt Quid .havel„ilpoe,
TirEafi s ii . d.I TtilOid. 4nd..Scotldna. {-turn " - to -active f 6n - lic - in the same . - ea-. i tbe i cslti,:taly.lixt.wlyed -; here_ in 116 v ., 0 1 41 ,:
polß WRitt'sickisnikri i s: - In - guimEro c r i ou ps e cr * e i ty a s ,iiith/e5. 1 ,-IL . Fie4iiiiistiiifiliii at all, ml4.i.i.t; ' litpt ; .kjl.olya.n.d s d k. islOyaity,,,o,o4.
itizelltitittrde o • payable to: -ell • the - viz ,)1 ,-a,
i'"l'llt,P r fto l ' ' l % . f l M e g i , ti l l g o L V 4l 9 l 'Y r ' -- , t Preatice!wisbplo, - 4:00i;:be 'with' t:i6atee tosirOf . aikulitnl4Se RPlO* ti) : -04e-;:fuld :
Alezzocr =t-_... - '' `4 - '''' 1„.... ' - ~
another jn'thiootarnmarty.: Now; thme
to 80-13 Stistroie, Ps. I capitl.y. . . ' I
rj.k.VING totaled perrnarrently at New Milford-. Pa.
attind-pro:ripti 3- to all calla with which ha may
he favored. Office at Tudan
New Milford., July.l7, stn.
OF YALE. COLLEGE. have formed' a coparthersliin
for the practice of mvaicilic and tinrgery,and art:prep:lre('
to attbud ti all husittcae fairh fully punctuallyy tbat
may be intrusted tu'ibeir cure, ou terms, commensurate
with tbetimeJ. —'-
and defonni tic! , of the 'EYE, surgical opera
tion.. litta all surgical di4e:pi,e..ltarticrdatly attended to.
Ottice over AVelib's Store. Office hours from Ba.
m. to 9p. tn. All .....orts of country produce taken to pti-y
-ment„ at theltighett venire. amid
'Moittrode, Pa., :May Ttb, Isl32.—tpf
+Clash. Paidfor 'Midi° „
Shoop:Fox. Mink. '.kitt4kra.:.. and all o f
Pant. , • A. rood statortment of Leather and 'Boots ktnd
Sloes constantly uu land, 011 ice, T.tuncry, S Shop. ou
Main !Urea.
Montrose. Feb.fith
.;FIRE ,. ...pi SI.TRA:nE,
Hai Established 4 itaitgency in Zontrine.
The (Welt Insurance Co. in the .Union.
r _
gEC rates ate as low as those of any good company in.
New York, orelscwhere. an d Ire Directors aro among.
that set for honor and Integrity. . - ,
Casamss PLATT. Scey. - ARTHUR G. COFFIN. , Pree:
.Kontrose, 4u1y15, 'C2. BILLINGS STIIOUD,
1 1 %Toviir .mlE' owls..
ASSETTS 143uil 1800, $1,481,819.21.
;141ILLITIES. • 43,0.66.68.
7.3an tou smith; foes_ • . Chas. J. Ifiti.rticr, President
John McGee, As't " A. Y. William *al, Vico 4#
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COuw--.TJNI ,4 _ATIoNs" DESIGNED ran Ttllg' col.mcsi
sirocLn 11,8 ADDItEsSED TA A. N. /1111.1;AltD, ZIONTROAi,
, .gnerWSecures Renown.
No doubt a htrge share, if not.all, the
Teachers - of our public schools; wish to
.becomeienoWited as -thorough and Isue
cessful teachers:;
,but --sometimes we are
inclined to think, whetic•iiewintt the la- ,
boys of many in the school Tooth, that
they will ihli far short ofFecuri'ng tothein
selves those• distinguiShed qualities 9eed-'
ed to"make them renowned teachers and
ornaments to the profession,' unless.' ac
much greateramenut of carrgy is used in
ithe cnture, - than has been used in the past,
TIM time has never been, and we presume
never will be, when men, or school teach
ers are to nejudged so much by: their
looks, habits, or appearances, as by their
works. 'Better far that the teacher's own
untiring energy (to correctly advance and
improve.the young placed under his care)
should praise him, than his own or auoth
.er man's wdrtis
We have at the present- Ante among us a.
few teachers who profess' to have disedv
ered a shorter road to renOwii," and have
invented many expedients by. whiCh lhe
toil of study might be 'saved. But no
one, and- especially the teacher should be
deceiVed so much as to' relax in the fea , t.
the energy' jrceded to. sccare success, by
any sp&iotts promises. Superior excel- .
lene,e in teaching Avedielic\ e 'pouts only
as time reward of labor and energy.
AlLinierested in the proper education
of the young, are anxious to have all our
teachers become thorough and ener , retic,
and consequently it would be well fur
teaehers remealbUr that nollinig is de
nied to well dirvetial futd 'energetic
and that nothing - caleitiated to insure suc--1
cess in your great and laudable undertak- •
tug is to beobtained without - it. in car-i
ryiog forward so great an
_enterprise as
the 'proper f . training of, the •intelleetS of
,the_youtng,;yot! should not rely _too munch
. uppn yonr natiVe talents ur
If yodarqudoved with agrezit cr share,
of talents, than others, iri f iu s frp an d cuerso.
will improyn the[y; ''And if you have but a
moderate share -.of; abilit ch&gy, , will
greatly aid in supplying the deficiency.
Teachers to, become mere renoWned in
their profession, should strive • to its° an
amonnt,of energy sufficient to make tbem
SpeeCh of Got Themes IL seynioui l
At an .immense Med - in:if held at Wart
. ford - Vann.,• on the 11th of March, 1863..
GENThumEN . Witen - I came befOre you
sometime since` I Spoke to ye.u. of the duty
.which it seemedito me devolved upon ns
in the present crisis, and I spoke tils.o of
the events which had brought this crisis
upon us.' At thattime I stood b6fore you
in the capacity of one of the.rank and tile.
(Applaus6.) Since then I , : have been pro 7
!noted to &place on your state ticket. This
is.a great honor, I can assure ybu,and one'
which I most highly appreciate, ,and' not.
the less so on account of the trials that
it brings with it. AVltatever these trials
may be, I give you my word,. fellow '
zens, that I -shall bear them ivithout
murmur. In entering . upon the , Struggle
which is before u, and which it is mani
festis to be a severe one, I, am not to for
get thatit•is no cause.of mine, • but: it- is
your cause, and mine and yours: together.
(:Applause.) And believing it to be just
and, upright, I cannot for it moment be:
lieve that there is to be any failure about.
it. (Cheers) The voice that,. copes on
the breeie to us from New. Hampshire
((21:4,2,r , ) tells, us " we have dotie what we
could. for the cause," and itis for you now
to take up ° that cans° and earry it on and,
cover yar:iel - v i es - with imperishable glory.
(Great'applanse.),Gentlemet, I have spo
ken of the crisis our affairs. The world
has never ,seen one exactly 'like it. Our
rights hate been taken away by arbitrary
power, the swo , .d . and the bludgeon have
been called in to effect theSe most wicked
outrages. ~What have we to oPpose to
them . ? The balkt only; licit 'the ballot
niight ier t '(Applause.) The has well described how it-'
. - lightly falls
As snowflaketi fall elide the sod, •
pot e:LeCutes a, fi'ecm asu's . wlif
As lightniag„does the wal. ef Qua I".
—k._TreatCheering )
Nuts, ttiy friends, whatis required of us
at this juncture in our - afftirs? . I address
myself indiscriniinately I to' ail those
enlisted under our banner-±to those who
have enlisted under .our banner for
-vigorous prosecution of peace.- (Great
applause.), What is reqUired usl say ?
--.-perfeet freedom of ,speech, :abnegation
bfself,-self-posseSsion, stead Mess of pittr
Y, MAP,,CH 24, 1863.
who us. these words in scorn or in ha . --1
trod ()fie% either do not know the true;.
origin.! ud application of these words or
they at troubled with what is called- the
" Kings Bvil" (Laughter.) Sir, ,_'what
:fiave loyal or disloyal to do -with .tnir in-.
stitutions ? They'are not indigenous to
our seal any more than the Canada thistle
or the "deadly upas:' When the Americans
east'off the'British yoke' they' banished.
the wo •ds "loyal " and.'•-disloyie., from
our wilitical bible. They:are ',riot to - be
found i idler in the Constitution. of yourcountr ' or-in the " psalm ". of Jefferson
and liberty. Bet I Will tell yew where
you m, riled them. lathe proclamations
of Lei. llci , e*, and Cornwallis, and Olin
tonond in their orders which gave the
Jerseys and.' the Carolinas,- to , tire and
scrord; and if you ilook further- you may
possib y find therein. the death warrant
which (consigned the martyr Hale to an.
ignominious grave. We are' not called
upon o indulge in any such language -as
this. Devotion to the Constitution- and.
to the Union of our country is the senti
mentl ofour heart,. and all that we' are
i . -•
called upon to render. - As for those other
wor4 of "treason " and "traitor" which
political liatred is casting in thesSaces of
patriotic, liberty-losing men,- they. are; of'
little or no account; excepting when 'the .
lying tongue may Otiose sonic. individual
to odium or positive injury. lb such. 'a
• Case Jet- the traducers beWare. ' (Great
cheeting.) Bat,.My friends,
,agaiii, the - de4
inks ki ! 4'• your -convention', have i raised a
chimer in this and other cemmtinities, the
- mutt of which is that you are about to
inatinra;.e a civil war in the einnitry."—
NOW.' then, we will take care that there
•shallbe no civil war: (applause) and we
•witl , ake care oa , , the people shall have
their rights, (Great applause;) 'Who
eveilieard - of peace measures - provoking
war ~,..aritl bloodshed 2 -- These men I fear,
are troubled with disteinpered fiincies:---
The); have had so much to 40 with bloody.!
letting - Oat it - seems to_ have. discolored.
everything about them:• If they recall
the Mission of William. Penn they will be
apt tlo conclude that, peace measures after
all ate not so very had. :,%Vlien, he came
to: e banks of the Dela Ware it was a wild
country: There lie fonnd a' warlike tribe
w=ile had been butchering each Other,time
out 61 . wind ; scalping each other, knock
Out each other's.brains. War to them
was 4 pastime, and Wed the intense .of
t•hcar.lives. A grave man animated by a
true spirit of philanthropy, went. in among
the red Men and talked to them as a
friend. He izof them together in couneil;
he breathed into,theth ,something of the
divine - principles of charity . that was in
1'411.1, They'listened to him as. one . sent
by the Great Spirit, mid all'„'at ()nee he
lieldi them ' as.
: it: were,. in the hollow
,of his hand. Involuntarily. they laid down
their arins; they birried,the hatchet, and
foreVer:after ceased t'o make 'ware triton
I her.
eaeh" , ot. T 1
_tit these men that have
trail ticed l you, _your prindiples
s and your
intentions, have conveyed the. idea or
setv;lit to donVey the idea that if the Dent
oCratic pally cOtild get power-as I have
no loubt they are_ about to 40- 7 (p-eat
checting)—that the . laws are to-be over.
turned. Ali, it-is a libel oni a great, and
uutnerousiand patriotic party., Their his,
tor is that of a law-abiding party,•as you.
tientlemen„ both of you=r(tnreing to Mr.-
Toaceyiand 11f.r. Eaton) 7 - 7 -very melt knOiv , e
If the old whits, party' were In existenet
the' - Would well you' So. -They, -wilt do.
nothingivhen in poWer,.either to - grieve'.
the living or sully the memory, of the
dead: Let our conservative fellow-citi
zenS,';lllCll of property, give no heed to
rtiniors and declarations of this sort,: but
beli.,ve that in the event of any such
triu l npli of'tiie party to Which 'refer; the
laws will be r mantaioed, Find that, equal
and exact justice, will ~be
,neted. out -to
men of all patties, andsects, and peri;na,.
sion's. (Great applause.) Another thing.
The!y talk .:to its : of govertmient. ' They.
say yotimust support the government. Sir e
I understand perfectly :n ti hat is meant.
by. this cry, ." support: the government.",
It Mearis,44,ineans, anything at all,
We ardtosuppprt; this administration right
or 16'ongilltud that I do noE intend to
de.. (Great cheering.) . I can ~;see - when'
we can makea distinction betty en :what
is' Called the'goVerninent and what is•done ,
outside of, ill©••government ,There, are :
severat 'kinds! of ~Constitutiens. There is
that of of the'Stltan'titTnrkey, a govern--
inept 0 . 04 one _man power.
o ulay.l
genoit,his . , - .lputtsc,. with the'7l)o"- I syillk to
t hotop,i4 9 -e whotn Ile,. fears ~014 -' hates;, or i
lle - May"tie up _liis womenAn 'sinks ~ and
throw them into the 'Bosphorus...' There
'other' governments Where. mph qa
--c-- -, u , r .: f • ::.
it act indepetident orany laii : except
i , i of their owa,braatfi,,aad. a -liigher
which to not knOlin to the patriote.
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Then there is a .constitutional form. ez i blowetnany Of the rights which, you had
government, - under .• yhieh , I was born, acquired here, and the priVilegeS you had:
which , Ihave.SupportkOnd Under' which,. : begun to. enjoy, and - have Ifeaored. hero
*hen my time comei,Tworild wish - to die'. in our eountry - some of the - Worst features
(Applause.) Now, although the Sultan of -of The rotten dynasties or Europeatt,and .
Turkeytriaydo .w hat hOpleases - vithent, be-: Asiatic conntiles.. :And . now - gcntlenien, . •
jug -,called to anaccountifor,ir there is' no Your, ;remedy, is lin your ' own . hands.;
such iminunity fora ruler under a repub- , 0404 sr- together • and . 'fon. in yonr
liaan. form of go‘trnnient; Whatever i s : 7pOrppse you mayl.recover that whieh you ,-
done in acedrdanee with the Constitution., havellost, arid recover these
of the United States, is !the
government- privileges inia coOstitution4 way. . - .
and a portion of our national: life,' and Gentlemen of he_ different clubs—for,
whatever is done contrary
.to that Conati- .I.OPPese you' 11)•e represented here-4
tution isno goVernment at.llll, such as our see in your organ =lion the noble impulse, -
father§ established, but-a wicked usurpa-- the , pat :ioticpuri oses,i.he,holy . aspiration
tion.. (Cheers.) . Where . are -we at the and heroic resohe which have character- .
pr sent . day"? All - the most valuable. ized.the Artie friends of all ages
his oare\Otizen, those especially-that of the world. ; IC ur late convention)vas ..
are Set foethif A remarkable On ;.: Every .fouli in - the
n the-twelve ainendmenei o
the' dontitution,,bave been 'swept away• state was Tepr ese ted. : This is something
by the nien in power,' and to-day—l; J. which neyer-occt rred hefore.• . .Nor is the'
ex.planation adi wok:oaf.. Every toWn .
meat, to be obliged to say it--to . day: we
itre living no - der - a different form of ; gov- bes-nfre'red of or less'd)y the war • ev-
ery town has see on . the ed g e of its l ' iori
ernment. : • than that; which. oar fathers
founded and _sealed-With,tlicir.blOod. Our zon . the. shadow. 1 some coming despot
remedyfor present abuses is. not in. rerO-. ism; every town has given something. of
lutionary proceeding's, but
the eier- . the flower of its
. youth to the. cause—..
(lisp of the, right of ballot of Which I have some have retnraed crippled for life, oth
just spoken. , ers have come back to .tell the stor; of
how.thei - were 1 - treitted by those - lie
'Now, gentlemen, I see around - me quite
a number of naturalized
.-cititens, and I
wish to say a few Words to Ahem. ..The
time has come - when we inay'speak .plain
ly to each other.: 'I ask- you; _my 'friends,
what induced-yen to this country.? ,-(" To
escape tyranny.") Don't think the irdper
tinent for_sking the quekion- and- giving,
you the answer to it. : myself:. Why did r '
you leave the Rhine-and the Memo and
the borders of Lake Geneva ? 'Why : did.
youleave Neufchatel and Constance?
-Wily did );ou,:leavo, the Eibe• ; and the
Scheldt and the Hague 2. Why. did You
leave sunny Italy; the scene .of civil war
for more than a hundred years, and why.
the Vine-clad hills of - France? Why did
yen leave Caledonia; " stern- and . wild,"
and sweet,lakes that nestle in the bosom ,
of hills ? .Why did ;you leave Killarny
andKakenny,and those consecrated places
where Curran and: _ Grattan *thundered
against oppression and WhereEminet laid
down his. life? - (Applause), Why did
you leave the-graves of your- kindred in
the Fatherland, " the God's acre" of Ger-.
many, and the churchyards•ofthe United
Kingdom ? Why.did you leave the
torieseenea of the old world where . the
Roman, the Northman, and- the blue-eyed ,
Goth hate been, and 'where. ..they have
left. the ;in preskof their moral power,- or
of brute force—Scenes where I have some-. j
times stood, as it- were, .entranced- till I
Seemed to be incorporated with. the. paSt,
whilst the ages surged. by me. ' Why-did
you leave the -bright, - the beantiful,- the i
tender, the touching the - sublime—why
did von leave - all - these for the new world?
Better perhaps, -I have sometimes
-thought in these days - of - trial, that the
good ship Jii which . you:embarked had
been stranded on the French,the German,
or the Illsh coast,-and you plunked -from
the remdrseless wave--not less cruel- and
remorseless than the .wrath of man —have
returned to your native village .there to
take up' the burthen of life again—better I
- this than that.yon should haVe_cOmehere
just to 'taste ,the sweets* liberty and all 1
-at-once have the cup dashed • from your i
lips.(Applause.) And now . for myanswer.
.You came here to . get rid:ofunjost laws„of
Odious taxes "-that takq from PIO- ineuth
Of labor the bread which it . has earned,"
to get rid of largelarinies and navies that
eat out 'the substance 'o_ the People; to-get
ridef stamp acts and :Conscription acts, to
be rid provost-Marshals-and game-keep
ers, and 'bumbailitP,..the' instruments of
iron ride. (GreatipPlattst.) You came:
hither to, g(it rid, ofa vile system ofispion"-
aye for-which our language has no name,
and to get rid of the passportsystem that
stops you at every frontier - town' till your
i passport can be vised mid stamped.. Yonl l
came where.speecliwasTree,the press free,
: ivherethere was trial by jury,where label:
was, honored,. and • man, the lord. •of his
little,patch,of ground, .or it, may be, of his
acres, could take his children in bis arms
andthank God -that,he was-born in a land
of: freedoni., ,(Great - -cheeing.) This is
what yott came fOr... And came w4el.e
ciyititud,ieliglooS liberty 7 -has :fOund an
agylinii and reared her . temples to justice'
aridio the - ivorshiP',of, - the living
Bricineseit foreign. lands - ,_ . you. - I
have - Sontetitnea,weicomed -to, our , shores,
:I an bOund - to tell you that insomethings
• yoitliiygi)Cen.ruisle4 latcly,'deceived, be,
gulled, and :east, as, it were, - in into .tte hor
rible pit. , In thelast, : year—a year
f1'01.4-s:',:vii'AntkOU of- personal, tights - and
difirebii7d ::, of ;coptitwionot ~obligations,
, •slAnildbe:Strieken fret!) the.ralPildar - 74 1 .19 .
`.fiteti.'in POW7e4diaregarding : the, rights 4-54.1
.thViieoPleitader Ako.,o9nOtgigq49,-„iveb
!otruolil6l6.ln-iisl2oeasiorret outilgtmil
should have been to ACM' filends, and pro-.
teeters. Every town is loaded with Wit
es; in ,all of theil there is more .or legs
Inourning:—Rael - ael weeping for her chil
dren and refus4ig* to be.. comforted . be.
cause ].hey are nOt..-:—and all'of this misery; '
desolation, btirthen . and oppressionfor • the'
sake of political' aliolitiohisin. (Applause.)
No iv,. gen tleinep i , l a Word . or twoin on} and
I have done. What ii - the mission of the
.hour? It is,to • speak onto; and. speak
plainly . ; mid not ; only that, but to speak ,
the whole truth and if yon•do this ;you
inay say that we 'have gone fir enough in
an unprofitable . , ind cruel
is tithe to sheathe the sword' and • spare ,
mankind." (Wpm; Cheering.). : "Already '
haVe our quarrels filled - the,, World, .with •
4idows . and- Orphans."- -But perhapi you.
-.say to mes—some of yon-- . .wc are to gain
•by this struggle; and - therefore it should:
0 oh. Gain what? If yoti conquer the
South•' - you- have govt.() . keep an •arini. ,
t.liere to *hold them: in subjugation, -au - d - :
impoverish -yohrselvcs to pity for it:, If =.
yoh devastate the South and•turn the At;
riean lOose •y,on destroy that portion of •
the country which was once . your • best :
home market and convert into your.
Is jt liberiy,:that you are\te.gain.?' Alas,
any friends, you have well-nigh lost your
liberties by perinitting •thc• military. to_"
override pie .civil power. Depend. upon _
it -that in such a contest,Niisthis'at the pres- .
ent time there:can • lie but One
.end, and
that will be..despetisM for, ourselves and
_our (.41ildren ''The only. hope is:in-a •re- •
tiwn to petteefuleennsels,. secure
the return of those counsels the erS•should
go forth from . .one end of the laud to the
oth'er, `.` Wo have' grad enough of this „
death . strUggle.". --tint what is to be done;
they May-say, after you yet.a . cessation of
liOstilities?', We . cannot; • perhaps,, pone
trate the future and "be able t.<s.sce at this
moment what pan or :4119!Iiii be dotle. But
allay the missions, which . war engenders
I and we shall be at no -loss to find -:a_ way.
God wilt help us.
.(Applause.) It iS,not:
by - force of arms that we arc le have an
ptherlTnionbut by force of reason. Rea.'
'son-. hides herself in these days, a -poor,
ed, • shivering thing, amid the pelting of
the storm. Go .to your,army and• they
will tell you - they have enough of slaught
er. Bravo men-will-tell yen this. There.
has not one battle been foughti 'since the
war ' begun Whether • in their: favor or a.. •
gainst them, - that doubts have firis'ep is
their. minds 'as to , the- posibility of .con--
, qUiring the South. Some of them
' inininber what Chatliant said of the.rebel-`
colonies: Tlfey could•not-forget ; ei-;
tiler ; . ncir should_We forget, that the Men
lon the other side of the intidions lino' are ‘
I . of our- o wolkiadred also,-and reflectin , rou,
I these things; Ithese men, of whom 17 am
speaking, U•horare, many, of them, looking.
to -Connecticut and
-.hoping kit' a Demo- -
(walla triumph hero (applause)—these ,
Men 'began to doitht-.the. Morale of the
,war. Is it ; for freedom, or is it: the 'work
of Cain ina multiplied; vast and -fearful
form.? may. push it
,on, but
the• Words of
. Christ shall rebuke the'Pul:•
pit's thnnder---." Blessed are . taro peaCe
makeni;'forthefsliall be 'balled the 'eh
yen Ipf.God." . • (Tremendous applanie.)- - -:
Gealenien,. I congratulate you on this
ontOnring--of. the Democracy of . the - .vale•
icy of the Q,onnecticht,,and on the pleas
ure ive haVe had in listoning:te ggentle.
I man (Mr. Toncey) ho:is an honor to.ont
native State, (Great' cheering.) .Tho shafts
of the opposition have been cast ,against
in- vain; nml .ho stands lidfore, us to,
fiiiglit the *true and tried friend of conSti,-
AutiOnal liberty, 'of.. the' ' 'kid. of the
sac V,_0004 *4dt