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RATES OF ADVERTISING-.
sour fines or less constitute half a swore. Ten lines
more thin 100 X, constitute a square.
eq., one day. —so 80 One sq., one lay. •••••- SO ea
one week .... 120 " one week.... 200
" one month.. 300 one month. • 600
three months 500 cc three months 10 00
" m oaths.. 800 Et six months.. 15 00
4 ORO year ....IS 00 one Year —24 00
1117 enainess notion inserted in 43=s seem. mune;
ac bat ra marriages and deaths, vie ass= pa& mum for
eh imertion. To merchants and others advertising
y the year, liberal terms will be offered.
11:7" The.number of insertions must be designated on
t[r - Marriages ta ns D oo thowillbeineerted at Oka MELO
.1 1 :0101 as regular advertinements.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
epe North, Third street, third door above Mar
ket, ffarrisburg, Pa.
N. B.—Pension, Bounty and Military claims of all
kinds pro:matt d and collected.
Refer to Hone John 0. Kunkel, David Mumma,
and R. A. Lambert=
WM. U. MILLER,
R. E. FERGUSON,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
BETWEEN WALNUr and MARKET SQUARE,
sp-29wilcd Nearly opposite the Buehler House.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
MILITARY CLAIM AND PATENT AGENT.
Office in the Exchange. Walnut at., (Up Stairs.)
Hawing formed a connection with Wien in Waft.
mgton Oity, woo are reliable business men, any 'busi
ness connected with any of the Departments will meet
with immediate find careful attention.
SURGEON AND OCULIST,
RIBIDENOR THIRD MBAR NORTH STRUT.
He to not fully prepared to attend promptly to th•
dation of profession in all its branches.
A 3,03141 AID VEIT 131700ZOSTIV. MADICAI. AXIMIUMIVO ,
justifies bim in promising fall and ample satisfaction to
all.whornayfamor biro nitb aeall. be tledieeaeeOhroai•
or an. .sth ositnre. relB.dh,wl
MILITARY MAILS AND PEN
The undersigned have entered into an association for
the collection of Military Claims and the securing of
PCOMOIIB for wounded and disabled soldiers.
Mrst•r-in and Muster-out Rolla, officers' Pay Rolle,
Onimmee and Clothing returns, and all papers pertain
ing to the military service will be made out properly
Office in the Exchange Buildings, Walnut between
Pealed and Third streets, near Omit's HoteL Harris
burg, Pa. THOS 0 MACDOWELL,
ic26 dtf THOMAS A. MAGUIRE_
O. 11, NORTH THIRD ST., HAILRISBIIIte.
MELODEONS, VIOLINS, IiVITARS,
Banjos, Flutes, Fifes, Drums, dfccortleonal.
STSINGS, swum AND soot EasiO, IC., &a,
PHOTOGRAPH FRAMES. ALBUMS,
Ism Pier and Mantle Mirrors, Square and Oval Frame
of every deserionon made to order. Regnilding done
Agency fee Heurete Sewing Machines.
1 Sheet Music sent by Mail. ontl-1
JOHN W. GLOVER,
WE RCM 4iNT TAILOR !
Has just received from Now York, an assort
white he offers to his customers and the public al
neediff IffrallEffiLTX PRICES_ did
T COOK, Merchant Tailor,
t y . 37 CIIIISNUT ST., between Second end Trout,
Has just 'reward from the city with an areortnient of
CLOTHS,, C ASSIIIERRA'S AND rE STINGS,
Virliiek snill be sold at moderate prices and made up to
Sudety and, also, an assortment of READY MAIM
Clothing and Gentlemen's Varnishing Goods.
B. I. GILDEI, D. D.
4 0 7":7 0 NO. 110 MARKET STREET,
KIMEELIS BIIMDING, UP STAIRS.
RELIGIOUS BOOS STORE,
rßAcr AND SUNDAY SCHOOL DEPOSITORY,
E. B. GERMAN.
27 BOWS 8111COND BTI/41112, AZOV"' MEIIIMPI,
Depot fortAosido of 13teroosoopoo,Blieroomploirlows,
lisodo ood. Hunted Instruments. Also, aabooriptlono
Ulna An religious publiaollemo. saiwaY
JOHN 43-'. W. MARTIN,
An ef Y/8171 Ifo, WEDDING .B USI.
NEM CARDS emstaled lathe most WWII; styles and
mast remoonable terms. dealt-dB
Bides Ivan, comer of Broad stint,
The undersigned informs the public that be has rt.
con* renovated and refitted his well-known " Union
Hybl" on Ridge , near the Round House, and is
prepared to accommodate citizens, strangers and travel
em in the beet style, at moderate r4tas
Hie table will to 180044 with the beet the masts
afford, and at his bar Iris' be found superior brands of
livers and malt beverages. The very best accommo-
Meow der railroaders emplo yed HENßY BOS at the - shops in this
vimadts. raid dill TGEN.
IL ANKLIN HOUSE,
?kb pleasant and commodious Hotel has been tho
roughly re-dtted and re-furnished. It is pleasantly
situated on North West corner of Howard and Trasklin
streets, a few doom west of the Northern Central
Depot. /ivory etiention paid to thit , acialaft of his
Oats. G. ININENRINfi, Proprietor,
tf Mate of Celina Grove. Pa.)
THE©. F. BOHEFFER,
DQL CARD AND JOB PRINTER,
. NO MABJEBT ESTRILET, HABRIEIBI7I3O.
r Yarsicalar attention paid to printing, riding sad
• of Railroad Blanks, Manifesto, insurance Poll-
WecksßilLMeads, d e c .
edding, Visiting and Business Cards printed at very
kw went and I. the beet ewe. Jana/
lar MI IC). aft.. 33.2 a mr .
Info solperiber le ready at NO. 94, MAIM= IT.,
Con' doors below Roorth street, to make
JON'S AND BOY'S OLOTHING
In any desired style, and with skill and promptness.
Poisons wishing cutting done can have it done at the
shortest notice ap27-41y
CHARLES F. VOLLMER,
fitimenut street four doors above Second,
(OPPOSITE WASELIGTON Hoar R 01183.)
IA prepared to furnish to order t in the very beet style 01
Apriug and hair 16, tresses, WM.* gas
tails, Lounges, and an other satiates of furniture in his
fine, on short notice end moderate terms. Having ex
perience in the business, he feels warranted in ashlars
share patronage. oonfident of his ability to vs
QKY-LIGHT GAT , T.F.R.Y.—The rooms
en the °mom of Market square and Market street,
oppoeite the Jones House, occupied as a Gallery for
Daguerreotype, Pkotograph and Ambrotype purpoies,
ele YOH RENT from the 9th of September next.
Apply to JOHN MYST!,
WEt3BTER'S ARMY AND NaVy
Poc'KET Jae treceived received and for gale at
8:11111171 11 1V 9 P Boa furnveit
EW ORLE ANR BUSILt I—FinsT 1p
Kau= I—Nor sale by
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VOL. 5.-NO. 309
GREAT EXTERNAL REMEDY,
FOR RHEUMATISM, GOUT, NEURALGIA,
LUMBAGO, STIFF NECK AND JOINTS,
SPRAINS, BRUISES, CUTS & WOUNDS,
PILES, HEADACHE, and ALL RHEU
MATIC and NERVOUS DISORDERS
For all of.which it is a speedy and certain remedy,
and never fails This Liniment is prepared from the
recipe of Dr Stephen Sweet, of Connecticut, the fie
mons bone setter, and has been used in his practice for
more than twenty years with the most astonishing ens.
AS AN ALLEVIATOR OP PAIN, it is unrivaled
by any preparation before the public, of which the most
skeptical may be convinced by a smee.trial.
This Liniment will cure rapidly and radically, RHEU
MATIC bISORDERS of every kind, and in thousands
of Bum where it has been used it has never been known
FuR NEURALGIA., it will afford immediate relief
in every case, however distressing.
It will relieve the worst ..saes of HEADACHE in
Three minutes and is warranted to do it.
TOOTHACHE also will it cure instantly.
FOR NERVOUS 'DEBILITY AND GENERAL
LASSITUDE, arising from imprudence or views , . shin
Liniment is a most happy and unfailing remedy. Act
ing directly upon the nervous tissues, it strengthens and
revivifies the system, and restores it to elasticity and
" FOR PILES.—As an external remedy, we claim that
it is the best known, and we challenge the world to pro- .
duce an equal. Every victim of thie distressing com
plaint el k euld.give it a trial, for it will not fail to afford
immediate relief, and in a majority of caeca will effect
a radical core.
QUINSY' aud SORE THROAT are aometimes ex
tremely malignant and dangerous, but a timely applies.
tion of this Liniment will never fail to mire.
SPR 4IN I S %re sometimes very obstinate, and enlarge
ment of the joints is liable to occur if neglected. The
worst case may be conquered by this Liniment in two or
BRUISES. CUTS, WOUNDS, SORES, ULCERS,
BURNS and SCALDS, yield readily to the wonderful
healing properties of DR. SWEET'S' INFALLIBLE
LINIM ENT, when used seeordiog to directions. Also,
CITTLBLATIYa. FIinSTED FEET, and 'SINS E'CT
BITES and STINGS
EVERY HORSE OWNER
should have this remedy at hand, for its timely use at
the first appearance of Lameness will effectua!ly pre
vent-those formidable diseases to which all horses are
liable and which render so many otherwise valuable
horses nearly worthless.
Over four hundred voluntary testimonials to the won
derful curative properties of this Liniment have been
received within the last two yea! s and many of them
from persons in the highest ranks of life.
To avoid imposit on, observe the Signature and Like.
aese of Dr. Stephen Sweet on every label, and also
‘• Stephen Sweet's Infallible Liniment" blown in the
glass of each bottle, without which cone are genuine.
RICH 'BOSON & CO s .
Pole Proprietors, Norwich. Ct.
For elle by all dealers. aplleow-d&w
WORK PROMISKIS Ir
'Co 96 -
STEAM DYEING ESTABLISHMENT,
104 KARHRT STRIRT,
BETWEEN FOUR2H AND FIFTH,
Where ovary deseription of Ladles , and Genthnnen's
rumen% n , eat Goode, 40,, are DM Cilainand, and
.elshad in the bast manner and at %Rd shortest notion
nod.dikwlT BOBGI k (10., Provrietoin.
T F. WATSON,
Is prepared to Opment the exterior of Buildinp with
he New York Improved
Water-Proof Mastic Cement.
This Material is different from all other Cements.
It forms a solid, durable adhesiveness to any surface,
imperishable by the action of water or frost. Every
good building should be coated with this Cement • it is
a perfect preserver to the walls, and maims a beautiful,
fine finish, equal to Eastern brown sandfitone, or any
Among others for whom I have applied the Mastic
Clement, I refer to the following gentlemen
J. Bissell, residence Penn street, Pittsburg, finished
3, R. Shoenberger, reddence, Lawrenceville, finished
Tames WesuidlAtui, taiidetiee, Allegheny City,finiehed
Calvin Adams, residence, Third st•eet, finished four
A_ Hoeveler, residence, Lawrenceville, finished four
J . D. IPOord, Penn street, finished four years.
Hon. Thomas Irwin, Diamond street, finished four
St Charles Hotel and Girard House, finished five
Kittanning Court Hones and Bank, for Barr & Moser,
Areliltaits, Pitt/then, Malted flea years.
Orders received at the Alice of R M'Bldowney, Paint
Shop, 20 Seventh street, or please address
T. F. WATSON,
mayl6-tf P. 0. Box 13,11. Pittsburg, Pa.
T ADIER I YOU KNOW WERE YOU
V I can get fine Note Paper, Envelopes, Vis Ding and
Wedding (lards ? At SOHEPPER'S BOOKSTORE.
KUPERIOR STOCK OF LIQUORS.-
Pa WM. DOCK, ja., & 00.. are now able to offer to
tit sir auto/nag and tee public at large, a stock of the
purest liquors ever imported into this musket,
sing in part the following varieties
WHISK It SCOTCH,OLD BOURBON.
WINE—PORT, SHERRY, OLD MADEIRA.
OTARD, DIIPEY & CO. PALE BRANDY.
PRIME NESS ENGLAND RUM.
DRAKE'S PLANTATION BITTERS.
These liquors can all be warranted; and in addition to
these. Dock & Co. have on hand a large variety of
Wines, Whisky saidßrndy, to which they invite the
I:articular ettentisql the publia. .
TILE DRAFT IN THE 15TH AND ADJOIN
NATIONAL SUBST TUT E AGENCY.
A- R. SWISGER & CO , having opened an offiee in
Carliale.at the Government ABIIPPI•Or 78 omce.in Rheenea
Hall, are now prepared to furnish substitutes at fair
B . abt . tib iten euppil o g from this ogles will be able hod.
Led Aliens, not subject to draft ull drafted %ellen
served by are gnara, , Sied a release from the draft.
Apply at once, in Immo nr by letter, at the "Na
tional Substitute Agency," Rhone. Rall, Carlisle.
References.—J. K. Weakley, Joseph Muer, Jr, J.
Mem. A. R. SWISHER & CO.
AK I WAR' —BRADY No. 62
Market, street, below Third, has received large
o m en of SWORDS. HAREMS and Raul, whiSk
1111111 au2o dt.
Xl 'E LSIO ! I 1--Art O. Ait CURED
I i MUM I. -A &Wow Fram, mai eOpready fav
family teas. They are Mentor to say now in the mar
ket. rini24l WK. POOH, Ja., & CO.
HARI.LSBURG, PA:, MONDNY AUGUST 31 IE/63.
NOTlCE.—Notice is hereby given that
apptication will be made at the next annual 808-
On of the Legislature of Pennaylvama, for a renewal
of the charter of the West Branch Bank, of Williams
port, Pa., wrth its present name and style, location,
privileges and capital of $lOO,OOO.
By order of the. Board of Directors.
8. amiss, Cashier.
Jane 30th, 1863-jr4-tml
TEGISLATIVE BANK , NOTICE.-
188.8.131.52 Is 10.-.16y- given that application will 'be
made to the legislative authority of Pennsylvania. at
the next session of the General Assembly thereof. corn•
maiming the drat Tuesday of January, A. 11, 1884. for
theencorporation of a Bank having banking and dis
counting privileges, with a capital of One Million Dol
lars. by the name and style of " The Oil City Bank,"
and to, be located at Oil City, Venango county, Penn.
syivania. C. V. CULVER.'
NOTIC E.—Notice is hereby given that
“The Commercial Bank of Pennsylvania,” intend
to apply to the i.egislatu.-e of Pennsylvania at their flex
seiudon, for a renewal of their charter. Said bank is lo
cated in the city of Philadelphia, with an authorized
capital of one million of dollars, a renewal of which
will be asked for, with the usual banking privileges.—
By order of the Board. S. C. PALkIBIL, Cashier.
PHILAMILPHIA, June 29,1863-6 m
MOTlCE.—Notice is hereby given that
11 . application will be made to the Legislature of
Pennsylvania at their next eeesion, for a renewal of the
charter of The. Fanners' Bank of Schuylkill County,
located in Pottsville, in tne county 64 Schuylkill, with
the present capital 'of one hundred thousand dollars,
and with the usual banking privileges,
W_ CAKE, Cashier.
June 16, 1868.-7 m
BANK NOTlCE.—Notiee is hereby
given that the undersigned have formed an associa
tion and prepared a certificate for the purpose of estab
lishing a Bank of Issue, Discount and Deposit, under
the provisions of the act entitled CIA supplement to an
act to establish a system of Tree Banking in Penneyb
amnia, ad to secure the public against loss from Insol
vent,lankS," approved the first day of May, Anno Domini
eighteen hundred and sixty-one. The said Bank to be
dialed THE FARMERS' BANK OF MOUNT TOT, to
be located the borough of Mount Joy, to consist of a
capital stook of One Hondred Thousand Dollars in
shares of Fifty Dollars (tacit, with the privilege of in
creasing the same to any amount not exceeding Three
Hundred Thousand Dollars in all.
J. Hoffman Hershey, - John M. Hershey,
Martin B. Peifer, Jacob M. Stauffer,
Reuben ember, John M. Bear.
jOTICE.---Notiee is hereby given of an
intention to establish a Bank of Discount, Deposit
and Circulation. under the provisions of an act, entitled
“Ao Act to establish a systemof free banking in Penn
sylvania &o , and the supplement thereto ; said, Bank
to be called •* THE MANIIIACTO'BERBI BANE.,:I to
be located in the borough of Columbia, Lancaster
county, Pa., with a capital of One Hundred Thousand
Dollars; to be divided into two thousand shares of Fifty
Dollars each deol-erad
LLENT OWN BANK.
4111" ALLENTOWN BANE, AIM 20, nes.
Notice is hereby given, that application will be made
to the Legislature of Pennsylvania, at its next session,
for , an increase of the capital of said Bank to the amount
of 2200,000 in addition to that authorised by the present
Charter; and also [or an extension of the Charter of
said Bank for twenty years from the email - 4%10n of the
By order of the Board of Directors.
Je2o-dtml CHARLES W. COOPER, Cashier.
ANI NOTICE I—The Stockholders
the FARMERS , AND DROVERS , BANK OP
WAYNESBURG, in Green county,'Pa., will apply to
the next Legislature of the State, for an extension of
charter, for the term of fifteen years from the expire
Lion of tts present term. The location, corporate name
and privileges, and amount of capital stock, to wit:
one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be the same
as rtrider its present charter.
By order of the Board. J. LAZE AR, Cashier.
Waynesburg, Green co., Pa., June lb, 1.863--jei3O-dtail
KTOTICE.—Notice is hereby given,. in
conformity with the act of Assembly, that the
stoothoMers of the Bank of Montgomery County will
make an application to the nest Legislature of Penn
sylvania for a, renewal of the Charter of said Bank, with
the same amount of capital (Pour Hundred ThOusand
Dollars) as under the present Charter, to continue its
present name and location.
By order of the Board of Directors.
W. H. DLINOLDPP, Mealier,
Norristown. Pa., June 20,1868.-6 m
NOTICE.—The Miners' Bank of Potts
ville, in the county of Schuylkill, hereby give
notice that they intend to apply to the Legislature of
Ponnayiyarda at their next session for a renewal of their
charterer Said Bank is located in the borough of Potts.
villa, in the county of Schuylkill, with an authorised
capita( of Five Mildred Thousand Dollars—a renewal of
which will be asked without any extension of privileges.
By order of the Board. _
ORA.. LOESER, Cashier.
Pottsville, June 20, 1805.--61nd
lITOTICE is hereby given, that appliea-
L flock will be made at the next annual session of the
Legislature of Pennsylvania, for a renewal of the charter
of the HARRISBURG BANK, with its present name and
style, location, privileges, and capital of Three Hundred
Thousand Dollars. By order of the Board of Directors.
J. W. W.lllll.
PHILADELPHIA, Tone 24,1883.
Notice is hereby given. in conformity with the laws
of the Commonwealth of 'Penneyivanta, that the Trades
men's Bank, -of Philadelphia, located in the city of
Philadelphia, created with banking and discounting
with a capital of One Hundred and Bitty
Thousand Dollars, that application will be made by the
said Bank to the next Legislature for authority to in
crease the capital One Hundred and Fifty Thousand
Dollars. _ _ _
By order of the board of biroatora.
JOHN OAS 'MEN,
Messrs. BECKER & PALK, Proprietors, announce to
the citizens of Harrisburg that this cool and delightful
Bummer retreat is now open for visitors. Accommoda
tions will be furnished to parties and pic-nice at reason
able terms, a dancing.platform having been erected for
thelfc' rtoolal uss. Basses Masts for Wallies, good for
one year, $l.OO
No improper characters admitted, and no intoxicated
person will be permitted to visit the Island.
A Perry Boat plies constantly between the Island and
the foot of Broad street, West Harrisburg. jel3-3m
A. SPLENDID ASSORTMENT
Formerly retailed at froth $3 to $5, ere now offered at
60 and 75 cents, and $1 and slso—published by the Ar
Union, and formerly retailed by them.
Splendid Photographio Albnm Pietaring of all dietin•
Fibbed men and Generals of the army, at only 10 etg.
For sale at BOHEFFEWS Bookstore,
18 Market street, Harrisburg.
For sale low, by
WHITE B RANDY I; !—Fox PRESERV
LNG euaroms.—A very superior article, (strictly
yureo Nat r0c40 6,1 fitd+ by •
inlyl WM. DOCK, Jr., to Oco.
MESSRS. CHICKERING & CO.
Harz AGAIN OBTAINBD THIN
MECHANICS' FAIR, BOSTON,
mum SHY P 11471161110 WISE
OVER sixiir comr.milrozol
Wareroora ter the infIOSERINCI: PIANOS, st Harris.
burg, at 92 Market street,
eadit-tf W , . KNOWIWI3 MTIBIO STORM.
WE!DOW SHADES of linen, gilt
oirdered; and PAPER BLINDS of an endless
BlDSdesigns sad ornaments; also, CERTAIN
and TAPREIS3 at very low pries. Clall at
(Ely arid tt . dom.
To the Meeting al Bug hesville, Eastern Lycontingt
August 22d, 1863.
GENTLEMEN ow MOONING :—You are to be
commended for assembling yourselves as men
opposed to the administrations At Harrisburg
and Washington, and I am glad to contribute
to your proceedings the expression of" some
few earnest words:
An issue between power and liberty is dis
tinctly presented to us by the policy of our
rulers, and if we stand indifferent to it, or ac
quiesce in its decision according to the plea
bure of those who aspire to be our masters,
what shame will be ours ! what loss and in
jury ! what degradation and eternal diagrac4 !
By liberty I do not mean license, but that
regulated freedom established by our ances
tors which we have enjoyed hitherto without
question, and the example of which we have
held' forth proudly before other nations as the
reproof of their systems and the glory of our
By power I do not mean legitimate authority,
but authority usurped and lawless, pursuing
its own ends over a broken Constitution and
through the baleful flames of third war.
Between these—between power. and liberty
—can you hesitate in your choice?' Will you
hold up a balance and weigh, doubtfully, the
arguments which sustain liberty against those
who oppose it ?
Necessity—safety—are these the magical
words by which despotism is to be changed 'in
character and made fit for our adoption ? Shall
the plea of tyrants be accepted as our standard
of public rule ? Shall we concede force, and
and justice, and .wisdom, to one of the most
impudent, false and injurious doctrines ever
intruded into the discussion of publists affairs T
But there is a necessity (quite different from
that asserted on behalf of power) which we
must new admit as most evideot and urgent—
a necessity that we rid ourselves of those who plead
necessity as the justification of their misdeeds.
Those who cannot govern lawfully and justly
are not to govern at all, but to give place to
others. For it is monstrous to say that the
incapable and vicious shall lord it over their
fellows. The rulers who say they cannot
govern by law and according to right,•stand
self-condemned. Judged out of their own
mouths, they are unfit for rule and should be
voted out of power.
Gentlemen, the greatest son of New England
spent most of his life and won his great fame
in this Commonwealth. We are proud that he
became a Pennsylvanian, and took rank in our
history with the founder of this State—with
the• illustrious man who established it "in
deeds of peace." Let us try the logic of ty
ranny by the judgment of that great man. Let
ns invite the apologist of arbitrary power and
advocate of " strong government," who fills
our ears with impassioned discourse upon pub
lic safety, and national life, and necessity, to go
with us to our great commercial metropolis
and there stand with us beside the modest slab
. which marks the resting.place of "Benjamin
and Deborah Franklin." Oh ! hew mean, and
pitiful, and low, and utterly false and detest
able will there sound all these apologies for
wrong—all these pretexts for stealing away,
or taking away from the people the rights and
liberties achieved for them by the great men
of former times I We will hear the voice of
Fianklin sounding in our ears those memora
ble words of wisdom and warning which should
be written up or hung up in great letters
wherever the people meet for consultation .
in times of public danger :—" Tame wno
WOULD GIVE UP ESSENTIAL LIBERTY TO PUR
CHASE A LITTLE TEMPORARY SAFETY DESERVE
NEITHER LIBERTY NOR SAFETY."
Gentlemen, your political opponents think
that patriotism should be called loyalty, and
made to consist in unconditional, unquestion
ing devotion to an administration of the gov
ernment. I believe you will agree with me
that this great virtue requires no new name
borrowed from the literature •of monarchy ;
that it is shown in devotion to the Constitution
and laws of the United States and of the sev
eral States, and that the true patriot regards
public officials with a respect precisely pro
portioned to their gbservance of law,
justice and right, and to their skill, wisdom
and honesty in the performance of their public
Judge your public . men fairly but freely.
Let no man put a, padlock upon your lips, nor
impose upon you any of the false and perni
cious sophisms of arbitrary power.
An important election approaches in this
Commonwealth, and another important one
succeeds is next year. At these, you are re
quired to judge those who have ruled or mis
ruled you since 1860, and to determine, as far
as your votes will go, the policy of the future.
You need no labored exhortation- from me to
inspire yon with zeal, courage, determination
and fidelity in the discharge of your electoral
duties. Behold the evils which afflict the
nation and the dangers which threaten it !
These exhort you, beyond art of mine,
action, and justify that opinion which we hold
in common, that upon Democratic success in
the elections just mentioned. depend. the ex
istence of free, liberal and just government in
this country ; a restoration of Union fel:tided
in consent ; the avoidance of future wars, and
the preservation and growth ` of that material
prosperity which results from good govern
ment when vouchsafed to an united, industri
ous 'and virtuous people.
I am, your fellow-citizen, and obedient ser
vant, C. It. Buctraitaiw.
WM. DOCK, Ir., & Co
MONDAY MORNING, AUG. 31, 1863
LETTER FROM MR. BUCKALE fr.
slcWorks of Franklin, by liparlq, v. 111, pp. 107 429,
This was the declaration of the Provincial Aesembly
of Pennsylvania. November 11, 1755 in ,newer to Gov
ernor Morris, upon the question of exempting Proprie.
tary property from taxation Despite the eat of In •
dien depredati, ns in the border settlomente and the
danger of extended hostilities the Assembly refused an
appropriation of money for military purposes unless
the same should be raised or repaid in a just manner,
by p'acing the burden equally upon the property and
resources of the colony. "'quality of taxation as an
csaontica principle of itb«rty was then eterniy vitdics,
ted by the men of P. nue , lv Dia, an military *ecesxsty
was plead to them in vain as a rea.lon for surrendering
or waiving thi it rights as freemen, and ben ing their
backs to a burden of injustice. Dr. Frankl n was a
member of the Assembly a-d prepared most of the
documents on its behalf, in the dispute.—See Life by
Spoke, Works, e. A pp 17949, no.
GOV. SOLOMAN is the only Northern Repub
lican Governor who, while supporting the ad
ministration, has performed his duty towards
his own citizens. 'Wing a dirty pack of Ano
litionists at Monroe proposed to administer to
their Democratic neighbors an oath of allegi
ance, Governor Solowin told them that hat
was an illegal act and that while he was Gov
ernor it should not be done in Wisconsin For
that and similar acts be bas been overthrown
by his party—by the Booth men and original
disunionists. Governor Soloman deserves a
good word from every man who respects law.
No.gang of convalescent soldiers have ruled
his State as in lowa. No mob has dictated
tame to his constituents, nor did he ever stoop
to tell his partisan friends that if they killed
PRICE TWO CENTS
he would pardon—if they would knOck down
or assault, he would remit. fines. The parallel
of the Governor of lowa does not crawl.—Du
THE PENNSYLVANIA DEMQcRACE
Of all the elections this fall none exceed in
importance he election in the Keystone State ;
and nowhere are both the platform and the
candidates more worthy of an endorsement by
the people. The principles advocated are pre
cisely those of the model platform of New York,
and now embodied, as a touchstone, in the pop
ular heart through the country ; while the
ticket, for ability, high toned character, and
patriotism, is every way worthy of the momen
The proceedings of the noble gatherings that
are seen all over the Keystone State have the
ring of the hest da)s of• the National Democ
racy. The orators do not spare Jeff. Davis or
the rebellion—nor do they spare the introdu
cers of arbitrary power ; but they deal out
even-handed justice to both ; and among the
speakers are Democratic statesmen, who have
enjoyed the confidence of the people of this
State. and, by their patriotism and ability, won
a national reputation.
The addrees-of the Democratic Committee
arraigns with the force of truth, and in a states
manlike way, the anti-law party at the
North, and is a Very able paper. It is Union
to the core. 'tare is one of its sentences
"The reunion of the States can alone give
them their old security at home, and power
and dignity abroad ;" and it advocates the
policy that alone will give this Union—that
of fidelity to the principles of the Federal Con
The candidate, Judge Woodward, has a re
cord which for character, ability, statesman
ship and public services, commands the respect
of the good and true men of all parties ; and
his selection by the Convention—such is • his
downright honesty of purpose and noble qual
ities of heart and mind—is like going back to
the earlier and purer days of the Republic.
It is related that he has not had, hanging
about him, a parcel of greedy partisans work
ing for his *lamination i but as he was quietly
discharging his duties in, the Supreme Court,
the people claimed him tor their candidate.
He at first declined the nomination, but was
induced .to accept it' for the sake of his coun
" Constitutional Union and Liberty accord
ing to American law" is one of the sentiments
of a noble Union speech fitly made in Inde
pendence Square by Judge Woodward. In
another speech he beautifully and eloquently
remarked : " These States are glorious in their
individuality, but their collective glories are
in the Union. By all means, at all hazards,
are they to be maintained in their integrity and
the full measure of their constitutional rights—
for only so is the Union to be preserved—only
so is it worth preserving. It is the perfection
of the prismatic colors, which, blended, pro
'duce the ray of light. It is the completeness
of these assembled sovereignties, lacking noth
ing which they have not lent for a great pur
pose, that makes the Union precious. This
word Union is a word of gracious omen. It im•
plies confidence and affection—mutual support
and protection against external dangers. t lt is
the chosen expression of the strongest passion
of young hearts. It is the charmed circle within
which the family dwells. It is man helping his
fellow-man in this rugged world. It is States,
perfect in themselves, confederated for mutual
advantage. It is the people of States, sepa
rated by lines, and interests, and inefittitione,
and usages, and laws, all forming one glorious
nation—all moving onward to the same sublime
destiny, and all instinct with a common life.
Our fathers pledged their lives, their fortunes
and their peered honors, to form the Union—
ist ours be pledged to maintain it."
These are patriotic words of a patriotic man.
" In all qualifications," a political opponent,
David Paul Brown, writes in his Forum, "of
the judicial character, extensive legal learn._
ing, sound morality, and most urbane and
agreeable manners, there have been but few
Judges in the State, perhaps in the country,
who, at his age, have given promise of greater
excellence or eminence than the Hon. George
Triumph in the election, under such circum
stances, would be a triumph that would rejoice
the truly loyal of the whole country ; . and the
zeal with which the Democracy are working
warrants the conviction that tremendous as are
the influences arrayed against it—the hordes
of contractors—the patronage of the govern
ment—the body of the fanatics—and the un
scrupulous partisan managers—a good cause
will triumph over them all, and that this noble
candidate will be the next Governor of Penn
POLITICS IN THE PULPIT.
[From the N. Y. Journal or Commerce.]
Just now, as perhaps at no time before since
the commencement of the war, we begin to ap
preciate the great errors made by the clergy of
some denominations, and • the church assem
blies and judicatories of the eame denomina
tions, in joining themselves to the world, and
adopting worldly interests as the controlling
motives of their action. The broad line which
they have drawn between themselves and their
Southern brethren ie now seen to be a line very
hard to erase, very difficult to pass over, and
the influence of the church over the minds and
affections of men, an influence of the highest
importance in the present emergency, is almost
wholly lost. Strange as it may seem, it is
actually true that when we some time since
said that it was the first duty of the church to
make men gaod men, and they would then be
come good citizens, an "orthodox" religious
paper in New England denied it entirely, and
declared that it was the duty of the church to
make men patriots first of all ! The excitement
under which religion became politics, and mem
bership or the Church of Christ became sy
nonymous with memciership of a particular po
litical p-rty, is Some portions of the country,
will seem one of the most remarkable parts of
our public history, when future generations
review our story. "Our piety must take coun
sel of our p-ttrivtism " was the infidel utterance
of a Presbyterian clergyman in this city, and
the sentiment has made many men forgetful of
their highest duties within the past two years.
This spirit has debased religion to the mere
grade of partisan politics. It has dragged
the kingdom Of heaven down to a level, in the
popular mind, with the miserable initentious
of human wisdom, whose foundations and en
durance are dependent only on the breath of
the Almighty. It is the most melancholy part
of our present condition as a nation, that in
so nanny Protestant denominations the people
have lost respect for the church and ite minis..
tera. and throughout the land the wall has been
broken down between church and world. Dis
respect to the clergy is now visible everywhere.
Churches are talked of as political machines,
and in some parts of tho country they *are
Those steadfast, faithful men who have re
fused to become the tools of party, and - to de
grade their calling and their churches to the
uses of worldly men, will stand preeminent
in histcry ; but they, it is deeply to be regret.
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JOB ONPIOX, containing a variety of plain and !Inv
type unequalled by any establishment in the interior of
the dtate, for whiob the patronage of the pablis Is so
ted, have, not, by all their faithfulness and
steadfastness, been able to save the church at
large from the evil reputatio n which it has ac
quired with an indiscriminating populace. It
is time for the clergy whn are - responsible for
thiti terrible state of things to reform. They
begin to see it themselves. When they look
back to the work they weiwotioe . engeged in,
and its infinite reWarde, and then to. the work
they are now engaged in, and its brief and un
certain repayment, the very selfishness, of hu
man nature arouses them to think. 'The ap
plause of s political congrckationfislitit a
contemptible exchange for the "well done" of
a voice that they once regarded as Aheir,only
guide. It will be but a little while before all
the men and women who now listen and ap
prove the foolishness of 'their preaching' will
be in the dust around their churches, and it
will matter nothing to any of them, or to the
dead preacher himself, what king reigns in
Europe, what people rule in America. With.
that time of release from all concern about'
polities in perpetual sight before him, the po
litical clergymen of these days may well sit,
remorseful, viewing his wasted months, while
men were rushing to war and death, and he
was forgetful of the great charge he had. The
people in some parts of the land have been
wholly without clergymen.
.The latter have
turned into political orators, and hav,e been
making the temple consecrated to worship a
place of brawling and contention. We heard
a clergyman preach a sermon on the Lord's
prayer, in which he said that we had no right,
nor was it our duty to forgive our political
enemies, and that the prayer for forgiveness
as we had forgiven others, was not- based on
any trespass other than of a personatandmri
rate nature ! This horrible distortion of God's
Word was actually made to defile the atmos
phere of a New England' church on a calm
summer morning, a church in which men were
accustomed in other and-better years to hear
the pure word of God from lips undefiled by
the passionate wine of man's wrath, 'which
maker' drunken so many in our , day.
The peculiar position of Captains 134Wyer
and Flynn, who are under sentence of _death,
as an act of reta t liation for Burnside hanging
two Confederate officers, causes deep interest
and sympathy. Mr. Lincoln very properly
declares that he will hang Gen. Lee and Capt.
Winder if Sawyer and Flynn are executed. As
the former is the son of the rebel Commander
in-Chief, and his companion in danger is the
son of Gen. Winder, Governor of Richmond,
it is not considered probable that Davis will
fulfil his threat. If he does, however, there is
no telling how far this lex tationk may not be
Fon some time past it has been the intention
of Mr. Chase and his friends to organize a
bank on the Nicholas Biddle dimensions, and
last week a meeting of some of the great Re=
publican financiers was held. Unexpected ob
stacles arose, several of the initiated having
doubts of the justice of swamping the smaller
banks, who have stood so nobly ,by the govern
ment. Gratitude and patriotism will, however,
soon give way before the necessity of creating
a money machinery to carry the nomination of
Chase and Stanton. They have already the
primary machinery in the Conscription bill, if
it ever gets into working order.
M. 'ASSISI'S has pahlisbed his speech on the
affairs of the Suez canal in the shape of a
monster advertisement. His points are that
the Paella is independent in such matter, that
the Sultan has nothing to do with the matter,
that his 18,000 forced laborers are exceedingly
well paid, that Mr. Hawkshaw, the English en
gineer, sees no obstacle tor the works, that the
canal will be opened in four years, and that all
the opposition is an English intrigue / whieh
imperial protection will neutralize.
The Archduke Maximilian of Austria has
sent the Pope a copy of the Emperor Nipo
leon's letter, requesting him to accept the
throne of Mexico, if chosen by popular suf
frage. The young Archduke has informed the
Pope that he is greatly disposed to accept the
offer, and that in going to Mexico religions in
terests will largely occupy his attenticin. The
court of Rome is well satisfied with the pros
IN Utica, Judge Bacon, of the Supreme Court,
has decided that a prisoner in custody of the
United States cannot be released by State au
thority, but molt sue out ge. writ of habeas corpus
before a United States Judge_ Thie view is
dissented from by Judge Mullen, but it is sus
tained by Judge Smith, and will go to the fall
bench of the Supreme Court for decision.
Mrs. Elizabeth Sanford (formerly Mr Strea
tor) 'reached her one hundreth birth Won the
28th tilt, at Windham, Portage county, Ohio.
She was born at Monson, Massachusetts, and
has resided several years with her son, John
Streator, a lad of seventy-seven. The old
lady has knit socks for the soldiers of three
One of the facts revealed by the information
now being collected by the Bureau of Military
Statistics, at Albany, is that Major General H.
W. HaHeck is a native of Waterville, Oneida
county, N. Y., and that his grandfather, Jabez
Halleck, now in his one hundred and third
year, is still a resident of that town.
John Conness, 11. S., Senator from California,
is considered one of the ablest men that part
of the world possesses. Mr. Seward said the
other day of him, that be was a man of con
science and courage. Another member of the
Cabinet pronounced him to be a mixture of
Ben Wade and Dave Broderick.
The Hampshire papers record the death of
Jane Hoskins, at Romsey, who was 109 years
old. She was twice married!=first to a hawker,
and secondly to a wood-cutter. She enjoyed
throughout life good health, and her death re
sulted simply from deoay.
The candidates for the vacant Archbishohrig,
created by the recent death of Archbishop
Kendrick, are Bishops of Richmond,
Va.; Wood, of Philadelphia, end Spaulding,
of Louisville. Their names are to be sent to
Rome, when the Pope will make the selection.
Hon. Sherard Clemens publishes a card in
the Wheeling (W. V.) papers, declaring that
under no circumatanoee wilt he accept a nomi
nation for Congress, or officiate even atter a
A man wearing a butternut breastpin, got
into a street altercation at Danville, Illinois,
on Friday last, which resulted in a serious riot,
in which three persons were killed and eillfithi
GENERAL PIMBEIWON, whose death was an
nounced recently, is said to have been shot
by a Texan officer, who accused hint of se lli ng
out Vicksburg to Gen. Grant.
Sir James Hudson had retired from the
British embassy at Turin and is succeeded by
the Hon. H. Elliott. The reason for the change
is not, stated.
Brig_ Gen. G. K. Warren, ehief of Topa
strophical engineers, has been promoted to
M jor General of volunteers. H e ie a West
Dr Chapin, the popular wartime, returned
fro Enema in the China, in excellent health