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tEVI Li TATE. Editor.
SATURDAY MOANING, AUOOST 11, 1BS0.
lion. John 0. Breckinridge,
Ton VICE PRESIDENT)
ys 'T" T
Ucn. Josepli Jj'iinc
STEHIKN A. DOUGLAS,
roil vice rm:sini:.vr:
HERSOIIEL V. JOHNSON",
DUMOCR-VriC STATU NOMINATIONS.
HENKY D. FOSTER,
ELECTORS AT LARGE.
niCHAIlD VAUX, GEO. M. HUM.
1. Frkp. A. SFRVrif,
2. M. C. riniR9n!i,
3. Jo. Crockett.
4. J. (J. l(RrMFR,
5. a. V. jAiotfy,
(. CllARLfcU KfULVj
7. th V. James,
p, David Shull,
9. S, t.e LtOHT(tR,
K H, H. HlRHLR,
II. T. II. W'AfKFK.
1.1. Jotorn IjAinrii,
U, ImiaC It fc it HOW,
1.5. (.YOROK I. jACKtON,
ftl. J. A. Anu
17. J. H. Dasmr.
Id. J. It. Craw r r d,
1!. II. N. I. tp.,
X) J. !4. Ilowrn..
81. S. I Fetiermam,
2.'. HtMCkL Marshall,
2:1. Wit UM Hook,
SI. It. U. HAMLIN,
12. iS. i. WiKOitcTrn,
25 GaVI.IKD ClIlRCH,
HRWI.UTtON OF TIII3 F,MOC;ilATICSTATn EXK
IV fmmdly f mpreiiscJ w 1th the Impnrlnnff nf prompt,
vljotmiB nnrt patriotic nr4hm on the imrt nl fli Heino
rrAttc tfmtc Cuiiniiittpc, In order loawrt, if poHlc, th
etin-i"(in-nccH w hii h must Inevitably result from ttfo tin
luppv cliWrion now existing In the rank ofthi Uenmc
Mcy in our fittit- and nation, o cordially and honoi-.ly
r-r mtnu'iiit to the licmorrfiry of Hie Mate thit they nn itu
with iH'nrt and Toic1 in the support of our cxci-Mrnt ami
competent nominee for timcrnur, lli-nry I). Futer, and
that in all thj local election" they act as mo party, for.
tli, ins and forccttinB any dlifrrvnri' that they may have
titc rt.il net! for tho I'muk-ncy ; but with a icw tw apcr
f.-ct unity against tho common many, wc n-romincnd to
the Democracy of IViinaj liania to unite their vote for
I'rmdent on the i'U'tl"ral ticket formed at Ilearlinft on
the tut day of March, ltUJ,m the MU ins bails and tin.
leritanliticlit That If paidelertorut ticket nhoitld be
It-cteil by the people, and it ehouM appear, on ascertain
ing thu result of the other fllates of the Union, that by
rait mi; tlm entire vote of IViinaj Ivania frr Stephen A.
Dtmplaa and Herschet V. Johnson, it would tU'ctthem
President and Vice President ovt r Meiers. iJiimlti and
Hamlin, then suld tlettors fhnll under obligation so
tocastsnld vote ; if on the other hand it should appear
that -iM vote would not elect Mesiri'.DoiiBlasand John,
poo, but would tU-rt John V. Itreckltiridtje and Joxrph
l-inu President aid Vice President oer -Messrs. Lincoln
and Hamlin, then sjir oip shall be cat for them J and
in rae the united M'te of Puniis) lvntiia would not ilert
tthercf these tickets, then the electors may itiWde it
l-ctween thcin according to their own judatiKnt of what
would be the best for the country ami the Democratic
party the basis of this united action being th.tt it is the
Hrt and highest duty of nil Demr rats, how cter they
mav diffff about men and minor pot ut s of principle or
policy, to unite azainst a common enemy, and to avert,
if possible, thn greatest calamity that could befall the
country, the election of a lllark Republican President;
andfurtlnr. the Chairman of this t'ommittee is hereby
authorized to correspond with the several ilvctom in the
titate, and obtain from each of said i lectors his written
pledtre, within thirty days from this date, that lie will
faithfully carry out the object of this resolution.
Democratic County Convention.
TVTOT1CC I, hf nby given, that the nemocratif K'ortor, 1
11 In n.l Fnr h ......I K.ipnimtia iml l'l,.tiAii 11... 1
irku of Columbia rmintv, will in.it nt tiio iNprctiva ,
i.lncci. on SATURDAY, tho 2ith day of Annul, be-
twi'ontbe hour, of :i ana 7 oviock in tho aftfrnoon of
aiitl ilay, forth piirponc of tboi.jne two Dt-lrKatO!
earti KU-ction Di.lritt. to inf-ft in Cnnntv f'on.t-ntinn. nt
th Court lloiitfcin Hlooimlinrc nn .MONDAV, tlic eTth
riay ofAlieil.t.at 1 o'flork, l M . for tho purpnsu of ma
iling the ii.Hal nominations of Vnc noinorr.itic party of
j. w woons.
I s. .monuoi:,
A, II. TATB.
fiCHfitraUc Standing Commute.
Illoomibiirr;, July lf, 1(0.
EST The Hon.IlKNKY M. Fclle"., has
been nominated for Congress in tho Second
Dh-trict of l'hi'adelphia, by tho Conititu
tional Union Party.
OS The handsome testimonial received
by Col. II. A. Fonda, from tho employees
of tho Cattawissa Railroad, consists of a
i-ilvcr Pitcher, salver, and goblets, all of
which have inscribed therein, "Presented
to II. A. Fonda, Esq., by his oniployoes."
Cattawissa RAitnoAii. At the clec
tion held in Philadelphia, on Saturday
last, tho following officers were elected:
President, T. Haskins Do Puy ; Directors
Samuel V. Merrick, Charles Macalestcr,
James a. Cox, William Schott, Joseph
Paxton nnd Robert Bayard. s
SGT Tho Unionville Weekly Argus
published at Unionville, .Missouri, by Ilcn
ry B. Rhone, of this county, is an excellent
nud tpiey little paper, and is doing good
servioe in tho cause of Breckinridge and
Lane. Tho Democrats of Columbia county
aro sound wherever you find them. Go it
Ronton, you aro all right.
Skwinci Machined. Theso useful ma
chines, advertised in our columns, more
ehpecially tho "May Flower," and tho
Eureka," which are sold by Mcsrs.
Grier aiid Mnrtfn, of Danville, aro grow
ing into much favor. Tho perftct char
acter of tho work, as well as tho very
moderate price, has given thoin tho pref
erence. Hard Pusbod.
Great parade has been mado by soma
illy papers about tho Dauphin County
Tho Patriot ij- Union, ono of tiio best
pipers in tho Stato, nsst-rts that no reso
lution in favor of Union was voted down,
nnd nono in fuvor of Douglas passed by
th majority. And proves its assertion by
publishing a protest; eigntd by a majority
oi (no convention.
Tho qarly days of November will gettlo
the brag and blister party, and Dauphin
county will not be' behind in tha work.
L i u bi united
" IPe desire to ascertain the strength of
tilt National Democracy Aorta ami Aouth,
aml tve intend to ascertain it."
I Wc find the nbovo, in the lust address
I of Miles Taller ami two other members of
I the Douglas National Executive Commit
' too to the Democracy of the Union, This
is tho second imperial , Idict issued from
this Committee forbidding all compromise
of tho dilTcrencw. of thn Dcnioeraey and j
Impudently interfering with tho action of
State organization?. c make this quo himself at the head of this treasonub'e,
tntion from tho address and desire to call disorganizing movement, as usual, out
tho attention of our readers to tho reason , fide of Luzcrno comity, no papor in hU
why this Committee to urgently opposes a District supports him j and we refer to tho
Union of Democrats in Pennsylvania and several articles in refcn-iico to the conven
ekewhero against the Sectional ltepuhli-1 tion, to show that the solid democracy cf
cans. " They desire to ascertain tho ' tho State understand and despise tl o
Ktrcugtli of tho National Democracy North
So then, that hal come to be the ques
tion. Wc supposed those gentlemen were
anxious to elect Judge Douglas to the
Presidency ; but it seems they have quietly
abandoned that as a hopeless task ; and
their solo desire now is, to ascertain the
strength of tho divided Democracy. Wo
should greatly prefer to chronicle tho re
sult of a united vote, of a triumphant Do-
If Mr. Miles Taylor is convinced that
Judco Douclas cannot be elected, would ,
it not bn more patriotic for him to astist
frankly in tho election of Maj. !rcekin-
ndgo, than to take a course, which any
child can sec, must result in tho election
of a Black Kcnublican! He can't coax
tho Democrats of Pennsylvania off on such
a fool project as that.
arc in Favor of "Fusion."
Is it not a significant fact that thcro aroj
but two classes among the .Democracy who
arc in lavor ot a "lusion" or "Union j
Electoral ticket I And who are they ! i
hy 1st, Buchanan and his office-holders ; . ,. .. ,
and t!nd, a majority of the offiec-Wc , tho "emocratie vote, upon one electoral
in every county men who want a noini-1 ticket. After expressing its decided pref
nation lor Congrcts, the State Senate, the crcncc for Mr. Douglas, and its belief that
llouso ot Jiepresoutativcs, anil the count
1 Now let tho independent men of the
Democratic parly note this. These men
care not a straw for principle. ; they are
working for success for their oivn nomina
tion nud election. Mark them and
treat them with the indignation their
selfishness deserves. Such men aro dema
goguesare dangcroui in the extreme.
Look out for them. Cot, Co. Republican.
The labors of tho Republicans to pre
vent a union of tho Demoeratie party aro
incessant and earnest. Is it not enough to
make Col. Wright pause in his destructive
oareer, to see tho Republican papers sup
posing him, nnd urging a division of tho
party t Is it for any good to the Democ
racy that they take that course ! Demo
crats, when Bepublicans pat you on tho
back, and defend your course; it is high
time you should take heed to your steps,
1 and ponder tho paths of your feet.
o say that tho masses, without refer-
eiice to presidential nrcdolictions. aro for
. 1 . ... 1 '
union, and will vote tho Ilcadini? electoral
ticket. They are for princinlcs and not
alone for men. Thoy understand rcpubli
can tactics, and will neither follow nor bo
lead by them. Wo have been in too many
fights to bo deceived by falso calls, or
counterfeited honesty, and wo don't want
any advico from Republicans at honi, or
Forney, Wright, Haldoman or Taylor,
"Drjlmt rrv.vi i-i o
Wiiat is Gonoral Foster ?
vt ny is it that ucn. r ostkii continues
mum Why is it that he don't come out
openly and declare either for Douoi.as or
BnECKiNiunoE ! It is now confidently
asserted that tho feeling of tho people of
Foster's own county is in favor of Brcck-
inridgo, and that Foster himself isa Brcck-
inridgo man. Biglcr distinctly claims that j
ueu. roster is opposed to senator .Douglas,
but advises him against publicly expressing
his prcferonco for Breckinridge. The
game of theso managers is to concentrate
the support of both wings upon him, and
then to claim his voto as an exhibition of
Mr. Breckinridgo's strength in Pennsylva
nia. Will the Douglas men agree to this ?
We shall see. Columbia Co. Republican.
Gen. Foster chooses not to tako sides on
tho Presidential question, simply because
ho was supported at Reading by both
Breckinridge and Douglas men, is support
ed by both now, and by their united votes,
they will elect htm Governor, over Kuow
Nothing Andy, in spite of the machinations
of tho Republican, General Foster is tho
nominee of tho united Democracy.
Tho Dr. is very much afraid tho Doug
las men will vote for Foster. Tho election
of Foster will bo a victory for the wholo
Demoeratie party, not for any wing of it.
Wo do- not believe tho Douglas men will
desert Foster. If they do, where will they
go ? Not to Lincoln, certainly ! Will the
whole body of Douglas men follow Forney
and Hickman to the Republican ranks !
No I No I Don't flatter yourself with such
Eir Frof. William Houscfielh, has
commenced delivering a Series of Lect
ures on Phrenology, for the benefit of tho
citizons of Columbia county, which with
the advantago thoy enjoy, over any other
community, in tho purchase of cheap goods
at Bottle's Store, Light Street, ought to
make them a happy, intellectual and
HaT The Atlantic Monthly for August
has been received and several articles have
interested us groatly. Thoso who desiro
good reading should subscribe. Three
dollars a year. Ticknor and Fields. Bos
Wc give below, cxtrncU from a number
of papery favoring the election of Judge
Douglas, condemning in urimcarurr d terms
the men who no acting with John AW1
Forney, in getting up bogus convention,
and endeavoring to divide, distract and
destroy the Demoeratie party.
Col. Wright, atnbtiioui of notoriety,
liavini? so trreat n mania for creating a son-
sation, that ho would rnthcr he kicked out
of a room than not noticed at all, has put
treason and tha traitors,
We publish a litt of tho officers so that
tho party in the ftato may ice who they
arc, who are willing to betray us into tha
hands of the republicans. Mark them
well obscrve how the black republican
papers pet and praiso them birds of a
feather will Hock together, llickman has
openly g one over lie was a follower of
Forney and tho lest of tho crew will pr s
ently be found in the mine boat. Keep
your eye on them.
Tho Grcensburg Demotrat says!
W'e (-hall in no wiao aid or countenance
' the treasonable doigns and efforts of Col
toriwy, tho imiil IiirehiigoriHnck Ilenub.
licanism, and a follower of Judgo Doug
ks M Wlls ,;,,, rftCariot of Clifi-t, only
that ho might betray him. Wo shall not
! follow him, or any others acting with him,
into the camp of Black llcpublicanism
We shall not asiUt in the election of Mr.
Lincoln and Mr. Cur'in, and the defeat of
(itu. Foster and tho Democratic partv, by
lending our pen to a denunciation of such
honorable agrcen cnt as only can secure a
. .Democratic victory .j
The Pittsburg Post, in a long leader,
a PHn.,nt.. : c . p .......
he is tho regular nominee of tho party, it
Yet it does not follow that wo may not
in a friendly spirit discuss the difficulties
which surround us, and escape them if wo
can without the surrender of principle or
socrifico of organization. Wo have im
portant Congressional elections pending,
and a gubernatorial content at hand. En
thusiasin in the ranks is necessary to en-!
sure success, and can only bo obtained by j
unity of action. Whilst wo aro poi-itivc 1
and clear in our cupport of Mr. Duuglas
as tho regular nominee of tho party, we
have not, nor shall we bo timpted to ex
press a wish or thougLt in favor of the op
position candidate as preferable to the
election of John C. Breckinridge or any
other sound Democrat.
No ono regrets more deeply than wo
the division which exists among tho Dc
nioeraey. Indeed, wo aro willing to give
up anything, which the rules of the organi
zation do not hind us to support. Wc
are not one of those who desire, by haung
two electoral tickets, to throw the vote
of Pennsylvania for a Black Republican
candidate. It is our earnest wish that i
every Democrat in Pennsylvania should
cast his vote for a united Democratic elec
The Mass Convention called to assemble ,
at Harri-burg on tho UOth int., was very
slimly attended. Hendriek B. Wright, ofi
Luzemo county, was called to tho chair, '
and some two hundred self constituted
Delegates took teats in tho Convention.
Considering the noise and fuss made a-,
bout this Convention, tho excursion tickets
issued by the several rail-roads to induce
people to attend, wc think rorney iV Co.,
n 1)Ut tl ... ..... a, noor . .
attempt to disorcanuo the Democracy of
the Old Keystone State. After the pas.v ,
age of some resolutions, in which the Stato
'Committee arc advised, admonished and
I threatened if they do not rescind the Com-.
promise Resolution adopted at Philadcl-.
phia, that tliov will be superceded, their
power annulled, and tho management of
the Democracy placed in ether hands, tho
Convention adjourned kink iuk. This
harmless attempt on tho part of tho For
ney faction, to bully the Stato Committee
into steps to divide the party, will pass for
what it is worth and nothing more.
North Hiuiivh Democrat
The Jcrsoyshore llcpubli:an says :
On Thursday last, liUf) sclf-coustituted
dalegatos from about one half the couu.ies
j'" tm8 t5t,lto assembled at Harrisburg for
tho purpose of distracting tho Demoeratie
party as lar as their limited inllenee and
abilities extend Mr. Buchanan and his
Administration came in lor a full sh ire of
abuso from thoso two hundred and nine
distinguished popular chanq ion.s,who have
thought proper to wage a war upon tho
Demoeratie party, tor the solo reason that
it has refused them life long pensions.
Men who have been lifted from poverty
and obscurity to afiluenco and prominence ;
who have held office by i.ppoiniuont and by
election, until tiio powers that appoint ami
the peoplp who clcet havo become disgust
ed at their arrogance and persistent do
niands; men who-o official derelictions
havo been covered w ith tho mantle of char
ity and who should be -satisfied to rest iu
unmolested retirement, havo, at the call
of the Black Republican Clerk of tho
House of representatives, assembled at
Harrisburg and impertinently assumed the
control of the machinery of tno Democrat
io party. Of course tlra people will treat
this Convention with the contempt it de
serves Solntc frciud of Mr. Douglas
figured in it, and it niu-t be powerless,
ci her to injure tho Demoeratie party or ad
vance the interests of the Black Republi
cans. The Democratic party has iu the
past unw isely p'accd tho.-o men in positions
( iar above tnoso to which ilieir merits en
titled them. It has paid them a thousand
fold for all the service they have over ren
dered, and it can now allord to loe their
vo.tcs. Let them tako their positions in
tho Republican ranks where thoy rightful
ly belong, and wo wish the supportors of
Mr. Lincoln joy m tho acnuisition. Mr,
Douglas may congratulate himself in thus
being desorted by the parasites who, .hi
das like, would betray him with a ki.ssyind
who, masked in tho garb of friendship, A, Modol Dologato in a Domo-
would counsel sueh n cdltrso as wouldl cratlc ConVOUtion.
leave liim in a hopeless liiinoiity in every) It will bo recollected by those of our
nKtoil?;p rw wLo clo30,y r "? proccf
lio-e the compromise fe working in be- ings of tho Democratic Convention, at. the
half of tho republican nominee. ' Front Street Theatre, in IJaltimoro, which
- ' culminated in the nomination of Stephk.V
Newfi 'A Douglas, that a certain Mr. Lewis
Connecticut. 1 K. P.vitsoNH was the leader of the bogus
Tho " Union" ritatu Convention of Con- 'Alabama delegation who wero admitted to
ncctieut, which was held at New Itavc'n seats in that tumultuous and irregular
on Wednesday last, appointed a Commit assemblage. Of Mr. Paiisons' political
tee to nominate rtii Electoral Ticket. In antecedents and present proclivities, some
this re.-ncct thev followed tho example of idea may be formed by tho following card,
tho " Union'' Convention of tho State of
New York. Tho NomiiiatingjConiinitteo
is constituted as follows S. II. White, of
Hartford; F. D. Whittlesey, of Southing.
tr i i rv ir . T!..r?.
tout H.G. hewis.of-New Haven; "f'
l). Hitchcock, of Watcrbury ; Ijiac
Knight, of Canterbury ; F. P. Loomis,
of Now London; Chas. II. Leeds, of
Stamford; John W. Itoss, of Greenwich.
Wc regard this action as favorable to
co operation with the Democrats in tho
support of a joint electoral Ticket oppo
scd to Lincoln. Tho " Union'' men of
flnnnecHnnt nra tmt. nnmrn,,,. ln.Ml.tf'.
are of tho truo uict.il.
Tho Montgomery Advertiser sets at
rest in the following emphatic way tho
claims of tho Douglasitcs to Hon. Uenrv
W. Hilliard :
" Mr. Hilliard authorizes us to say that
lie is in favor of Breckinridge and Lane ;
indeed, lias been ever since the news of
his nomination was received. True, ho
was a member of tho Convention at Com
mercial Hall, in tins city, in June, nud
was appointed as a delegate to the Balti
more Douglas Convention, but did not
The Mobile 7 ribunc sums up the array
for Breckinridge and Lane in Alabama
thus : i
" There are our two Democratic Sena
tors Clay and Fitzpatrick ; our Democra
tic Representatives, Stalworth, Clopton,
Moore, Curry, Pugh and Cobb ; our
Democratic Governor, Moore, and every
officer of our Democratic State adminis
tration all of them against Douglas and
for Breckinridge. Nearly every Demo
cratic member of th e State Legislature i
the same way, and almost every leading
man of the party in every county; ami
last, but not least, nearly tho entire pop
ular mass of the Dtniaeracy of the State
arc opposed to Douglas and supporting
Another Bell and Everett elector has
declared for tho Demoeratie nominees.
Th? iVorit Carolinian announces the fact
as follows :
" Wo are rejoiced to announce to tho
Demoeratie party and to every free South
urn statesman this morning, that J). McN.
McKay, E q , ono of tlu electors upon
the Bell and lOvorctt ticket in thi-i district,
Ins declared his determination to support
Jno. C. Breckinridge and Gen. Joseph
Lano lor President and Vice President.
Mr. McKay says no Southt m miiti Call do
otherwise and perform his duty to the
'South and the nation at large.' So it
will be with every true Southern man be
fore tho November elections."
Wo have reliable information that John
A. Wilcox, who has been North to organ
izc the Houston forces, and get up cleetn
ral tickets in his favor iu the several
States, has avowed his determination to go
for Breckinridge and Lano. II'iijh'"oi
0. Jennings Winn, E.q., iu the cour-n
of an address at a Demoeratie meetini; at .
Nortolk on lucstlay evening, stated that
his father's ab.oiu-o wis caused entirely
by severe illness, and that hu would bu
ready and willing, as soon as relieved
from his present indiqio-ition, to raise his
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voieo in vindication of Breckinridge and
A VtKY Siintn- Turn. Tho Wabash
Intelligencer tells a strnngu story of tho
editor of the Demoeratie paper of that
place, the I'l linilmlcr. It t-ays his papsr
came out last Saturday morning crowded
full of Douglasism and denunciations of
the Republicans, and yet the night before
tho editor had tigncd his l.amo to the
constitution and becomo a member of the
Wahn.-hRt-piiblie.nl Club! As ho wrote
the editorial during tho day or the week
preceding tiio day of publication, his union
with the club at night was a pretty " short
turn," to say the least of it.
A 1-tiitMinAiii.K Accission. Ksrlast
U.wa State Ihpincr. published at Iowa
City, announces that it will next drop the
name ot Douglas and Johnson, and ther
attcr give an enthusiastic support to Lin
coln and Hamlin.
Diiuiii.as Cut Douiu.as. Tho Cin
cinnati Inqui tr, a Douglas paper, has
the following :
" Lane Prcbiibly Dc.'cited. Wo aro
glad to percoive that .Too Lane is proba-
bly defeated for ro eltctiou to the United
States Senate in Oregon. Politically and
peisonaly ha is unworthy of tho po-itiou.
it is e, blent that the ticket of Bret - kin -
ridgo and Lane will
be badly beaten
Oregon iu November."
To which the Hunterdon Democrat, an
other Douglas paper replies :
"The Cincinnati Enquirer it tho leading
Douglas organ in tho North, and no doubt
fairly represents this interest, which pre
fers tho election of a Black Republican
united .-states .-senator to that ot a patiiot,,
soldier and statesman, like tho gallant
Lano. It this is Douglas Democracy,
"Good Lord, dclivor us from it."
Although this language is probably rath -
er profane, wo cannot help heartily endor
ting the fcnliment.
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which He fiikt in the Naihvillc Uaionund
' .'Imerkan of n recent date :
I Editor Xashvillt Union rm Amcri-
s hi looking over your paper of the
8th, in an articlo headed " Mr. Dotiglns
altl' llis xomination," JOu refer in very
( lrong nmi jUst terms to one Lewis K.
Paibom, of Alabama, " who," as you
, :-y, " never lU Ins lile voteu
' Tliia !rrnttivf ntip.i livtlnra in HIV mind
a very striking occurrence3 whiel took
idacc at Baltimore during the session nf
j the Convention, which, with your consent,
! 1 "Jesiro to lay before your readers.
. . i . . reiueiiiui r in.it .'ir. Aauee,
in his Baltimore speech, gave Mr. lal-. wuoio iiu.i.oer present were .rum v,ui,.uo.
sons one of the most relentless scathings j land, Dauphin, Lancastcr,Luzerno, North
that any man ever received. Meeting j umberland and Philadelphia,
with Mr. Parsons at Bainum's, after j 'n append the following list, taken
night, 1 asked hi... .1 he had heard he
s..v..'1-li nf All- nlioi'V. Iln rmilll'fl 1 utt.
he had not.
I told him lie was quite
him. He asked if lie was
personal. I told him no that he had
charged him with being a Whig and then
a KuowNothing all his life that he had
never voted a Demoeratie ticket in his life.
Mr. Parsons, in reply, said that this was
all true, and that his whole object in get
ting into this Convention, was that he
niigl.tsecure the nomination of S. A. Doug
las, as this Has the only way, in his judg
ment, to destroy and ruin his old foe
the Dei. o Tiicy. Not only so, but he
further -sai I that he intended his move
ments as a Hint to tho Democracy lo
conceal his rj.il purpons if ho could but
reach his aims.
" At this stage of the game, now being
played, I have shouldered the responi
hility of giving you theso facts over my
own signature, and which were promptly i
communicated, when in Washington City,
to part of tlw A iibania delegation. I j
make no coiiunriit.
C. W. CHARLTON." 1
So it appears that Mr. PahS"NH nud
his conicxs, for wu have a light to eon-1
sider them of the name .-tiipe, came sur-
reptioiily into thn Comrntiuti to " seruir
the nomination of S. A
Dm.'.H.AS," a, the
only way, in their judgment, to de.-tfoy
and ruin their old foe, tlu iK-moi-r-iry !
Afler this outrage upon common decency
and tho time-honored usages, of the party,
was it any wonder that the aicniiiplihrd
...,. .. . .
President, O.u.r.n CrsuiMi, It-It the
Chair iu di-gu-t 1 Was it any wonder
that Urn delegate fion. nil th.' reliable
Detnoinitic State.- retired from the Hall,
turned their backs iu shiuie and liiiinilii
tion 'ion. surh
p. i-taele, and sought
a-.-oeiations more eong.-niul to a N-itiotial
and Con-titutional Democrat t
This Mr. Lewis E. Paiisons i tin
same gentleman who made the leailin.'
.-peech at the Diiriii.AS ratitieatiou meet
ing in Independence Square, a short
time after the nomination -, and w- think
we havu a light to ask ev.ry honct
I) 'L'fil.As man if lie does pot b-lieve that
Mr. Paii-o.ns' was then animated by the
.-nine ho-tile spiiit to the Democracy as
when he s-iid he intended hi- movement
as a feint to the Democracy to conceal hi
ic d p iipnex if he could but reach hi
aims." Jims Hickman. t his notorious po
lilieal traitor, who, iu connection with
Haskins, Forney, Knox, and Douglas, so
bitterly opposed the Administration of
Mr. Buchanan, has finally gone over into
the Black Republican camp. Ho has of
. Into addre-sed republican meetings, de-
nouneed his old fiiend, Douglas, nnd
strongly advocated the eau-o of Lincoln
and Hamlin. Ho wasati Aiiti-Lceonipton
Democrat of the first water ; and his fate
h0 tno l,u some more of these
s-tcoiijj Aiiti-L?cnmpton dcinorats. For-
nry ',as a'0 ?.nm overi 'l0'b' fou-l i
and tho sooner some other ones would go,
tne better it would be for the democratic
P!lrty. But the fact that both Hickman
ana ""icy havo already gone over, is
conclu-ivo proof that their doctrines, if
lcr-listcd in, will lead nil kindred spirits
the same di-graceful goal. Sclvi'i
BlNcnr.N and Tin: TAnirr. Brjore
' l''"rfss'"lJ0tr",,l, a distinguished mem
her of the United Sltttes ticnale sent a copy
of the. Morrill T,))J Dill to Abruhum
Lincoln with the. irrp,cs. that he would
S'i'c it his endorsement and return, it
uvs dcs'rablr. to pltce him right upou the
i ei ord si fur os Pennsylvania's intcrists
I are conrcrniil, hut lie was ?iot etspoicd to
,)etll"s raugl.l. He fins not hem heart
from simc vpin the eubject. undue sun.
pose, intends to keep the bill in his potktt
unt-l aftci the Election, Can the Iteimb.
I :,., ,,,,.,,, ,ir,. ;,. . i .
1 , " u" wiuhy M.Lincoln don't, en-
mo'H' Jarip measure iclncli the R,-
piuKKuns minis n necessary lo the sa'va
tion of tkecounliyl
iear- Col. Forney, in tho Philadelphia
Press, of a lato date, proposes a union of
the friends of Lincoln, Dougla. and Bell. : T .Vie I10,lu:ltl' upn tho South, or tho
to defeat Breckinridge. The infamy tX.X
" uwy cquaien ny tne
impudence of this pcid hireling of black
republicanism, in claiming to be a Dem-
,-. iii.. -,i t.. u .l. l .,
1 ilionUtS) 6U,lporti'n ,Iud Dou ,
Llv to bitr'av h ,. hUf,rnI u "L!
i , . " 7,'. J -',
brazen and shamtshsn,
Poruoy'a Convention. I
In point of iiumbers, when wo consider
the great flourish that was made, and the
tlo,'ucnt -'"c,,u, tlmt ,,',llus-,f '
of truo hearted, independent and principle-
loving of the Democracy" would' be on
hand, we must say that the Convention
wn3 ft failure. The "thousands," who
wero expected, didn't come to time. We
understand that not a single person was
psent from Armstrong, Allegheny, Indi-
mm, Washington, Groeno, Fayette, Weaver
rung0 0r Erie counties in fact, but kix
wuro j mtendanco from all Western
I Pennsylvania, and they were from this
couty. We give their names ns follows:
jgr(e iaitrr Andrew Graham, John
I . ' . '
' haird, Jim. M. Laird, Dan. Kistler,
.Tr., and Maj. David Williams, who, by
the way, was chosen Vice Present from
There were only
about two hundred
persons present, and some of thoe took no
iiart in the proceedings,while others,whose
1 names appear as officers, wero not in at
I tc,1(llinco at all. About onchalf of the
. . . ii ....
f ,, official ,
1'ress, which shows the number of dele
gates iu attendance from the different couu
lies, as also the counties not represented
at all :
Launliis lepiesented. not represented.
C imhri i,
U ! Snyder.
, .0,,mmberl:.nd, It i
.'I (Jill Uk.)
1 Wr-liuoridalid ,
Momolrs of tho Fast.
Wo take the following extracts from a
. peech of Hon SteI'iihv A. Dorm.As,
with the comments thereon from the Rich
mond r.i.f'tirer. bo belter commentary John M. B.-iuin, of Union; T. Add-
upon the proceedings at Charleston nnd M'Cool, of Schuylkill ; R A. L-unbci
Ii.iltin.uiv could be made by any liviii" f I-'iupIiiii ; John A. Magee, of IV..
man than are contained in that little n V.'"'0"'. of Adams a"d (-il'orb',; 11
it.- . , . . Urri 01 1'raiiMin.
peech. It is. so entirely appo-ito to the On taking the Chair, Mr. WrM.t
present state ot aff.nr.s that no one can dressed thu Convention at length.
iriid it without a hearty lauh : ' On motion, tho President appoint !
Jtinoi: Douiu.as os- Unanimous Ndm- eoinmitteo on Reso'ulions, ns follon
INATlo.Ns. On the Uth of July, 185:2, It'ehiird, Vaux, of Philadelphia; Ir.i '
the lion. Stephen A. Douglas addressed j;1"1'1"'!!, of Centie; John Cc-sna, or li
the Dt mocracy of Richmond, Yn., in the JJ, ' '' J'' ,)oH'i"'tt f Nortlmniberlii!.
Alrieiiii Church. From tho speech pre- ' J,''0n, of Philadelphia ; John
pared by himself, published iu the En- J-'lynaid, of Lycoming; Jas. Nill.
'ittrer ot July L'Uth, ISSU, wu make the J1,,"n; vn-. r,iinlr. of Wtslmw
subjoined extracts. It will be remember- ',""'' Judge Cl.ampney.s, of Lanea-tfr
od that at the Baltimore Whig Convention ,a"'c' Woodward, of Luzerne ; (i w
ol ltJ.iL', thu North demanded the noini- )) Var00' of OheHer ; C. L. AVanl,
nation of General Scott, and the South 15radlord ; Geo. II. Bucher. of Clcariiri.
.... .1 .1. . .1 1 rt .
against him more thai, fifty tunes, day! Center-Andrew Freas, Jac
alter day and night after Light, and yet buch, Henry 1). Knorr
tho 'nomination was unanimous. Great , ConyngwmV. R Wohlfai
I.:.,. .1-.. (if... ; , i A V l"! a.ua.
Scott, therefore, presents to the American
i residency, where tho North demanded
tho nomination of a particular man on a
sectional issue. And tho delegations from
ovory Southern Stato, without oxcoption,
resisted he nomination as dangcroui to
their rig'.its and institutions. A nomina
Hon forced upon the South by the Free
Hoxl wing of the Whig party North, is
now presented to the American pcoplo as
a unauimous nomination."
It matters not whether tho North for-
vmca men's opinions, that Northern men
wero o way and Southern men another.
'uti aftor tu0 nomination is mado, wo are
told that it was a fair cnmnmml.n
IIT nV ho Pla'!r'.
. . r . 011'1 tho. "ndidate,
lu" "ireciion ot men who
and "rpit upon" the platform,
wo have Wind eld Scott befoiousfr
Presidency. After mature delii,(f.!
he proceed.-! to accept the platform th
write tho letter which ho Lad proa;1' '
Mr. Archer in the private nolo that '
found in Bolts' breeches poektt." it''
ghler. ' 1
If the reader will substituto " tu,
A. Douglas" for " Wlnfield Scot"!"
will have a just nnd complete condtV
tion of his own nomination, from hii,
lips. Such a nomination of Gen, St!
he pronounced would "convert V'
General into n bad President," nD(f '
may ask if the result would not l0 cq-41-disastrous
to n Senator? i
If Mr. Douglas could urge tie t '
,....! ...!!. ft. ... u. .. . "i
l-uuutl-ivu ttiui uuu. oiuils uoniiQatitg
"dangerous" to the South. from the d t'
sions that exi-ted m Baltimore in b
what circumstances would palliate the,
from the same causes in the Democtt
party in HUO 7 " Out of thine Cr
mouth do we condemn thee," Stephtt
Col. Potnoy's Conventions
On Thursday last, a Conveutios
r:...i.. i. ti-....i..H it. . ,
roiney and .vir. llaldcmau, was Lslj
the Hall of the Houe of ReproscnUt;,
and was called to order by R. J. ,
man,who explained the authority by irt
the Convention was called.
George Nelson Smith, Esq., of Camlr
was eho'el. temporary chairman, ncj
Simpson Africa and Joshua T. Owen t,
Mr. Smith, upon taking the ohair, r,
turned thanks. Amotion wasiiudgt!,
a list of delegates be prepared by the .
ntary. This motion was finally aruend
so that the delegates fiom each coiatjs.
authorized to prepare such list.
Amotion was made to appoint a eg:
mittee of thirteen to select permanent c4
eers of the Convention ; which waa ncr,
to, and the President uppoi'.ted the folio
ing : Messrs. Ward, Miller, M tits-.
M Laughlin, Grahim, Siuip--on, lie-,
singer, Graither, Patton, Champm
Mitchell, Putoibaugh and Druhr.
Alter the committee retired, on mo;.
lot' C. D. Iliiieline, Chas. Brown was eal.
jupon to address tho Convention 1,
' committee on permanent orgaiii.atioc
i ported the following:
I Pre-iilent IIumiRIi k Ii. Wlttn.-ji
I Vice Pre-idents Joseph Mcgnry. .1.
, F. Deal, l-'raucis M Cormiek, i-Mr.
Kcycr, Chas. Brown, ol PiiibuU-1 I,
John D. Petit, Chester; A. T. 1'ulV.
Bucks; II. I-I. Wiiglit, hehigh ; A (,r..
Berks; llciij. 0. I'liu-i, &.,u)hl: , I
Lilly, Mi-L.jii ; John F. Mean-. Hi I-
Geo. P. Steele. Luzerne; F. . K- i
Potter; 0. D. Fldred. of Lycon.i.i i
iJolin J Jtcib-nydcr, Perry; John It i
incuts, Northumberland ; Dr. Mcic rl .
Dauphin; John Black, Levi Hall, hun
ter; John Bush, Aduns; II L, l'i
York; II F. M.jers, Btdfo.di .1
Leonard Clearfield ; V.wid Wtllutms i
(liiinn; John M. 'Lard, U'isimoril. ,
Peter lirui, Luzerne; J. B. Mont,
t ry, Allegheny j Jacob Zeigler, Hut:
W. Patton, Erie; John 1
Charles L. h uiibeiton, Clarion ; .1'
Romo of Fr iiik.iu, and Win. S. Gorgi.
Secrctaiies-J. Simpson Afiica of Hu
ingdon; J. T Owen and Adam W'n.tu,
of Pliiladclphiaj John L. Dou-heilv
Jianca-ter; C. 1'. Alexander, ot Ceiiti
iu-.i.sicii iuu ueuiauu. commenting upon ,
tho sectional aspect of that nomination, Comiuillf cs Of Vigilance,
and tho deplorable results that would come lilomlier Billmever Vmln.n
from t, Mr Douglas said : leder, John J Birklry '
' Well, General fecott received tho -Riehard Stiles, Win. Anp!.
nomination unanimously , according to man, Isaac K. Krickbaum ,lm"MP'
iiu hi'!, n,,S v th l"0l;?f ntion-' "f-Mo-es Sehliehe;-, Samuel Job
Laug hter.J 1-ellow-citizens, ,11 you sori) prank g siwmn
ever hear of a unanimous nomination, Jimciek : UoroughUmhon Owen lob
which wa8 made in defiance of the fifty Doak, Michael Frantz
times repeated protest and rcnioii-trances Enarae,kWiYm'a Lamo Sm
ot the delegations from ouo-half tho States Kelchner, Henry Doak '
ot the Union represented in tho Convcn-' CVtrtit-Wi-Georiro Manhift T.u-
tion? Every Southern dclce-ation voted Rodino .l.i. nco, anhart, ltU
The nomination of Uvueral mtn florin AO ll,!.1 m '
. i. t , E: , -4" "l' A- s'lciviernan.
people this extraordinary anomnlv iiiii.5... n.. ,, r-'c'"nry, near,
niK lltMfi't.fl- l II. IT tr
the first time ,n the history o our party. i-W,W,'-Reubeh Knit le, Wili.u
contests has a sectional nomination ever, Mcnsch, Samuel Lohrma.i '
been forced upon either ot tho two groat Griemcoot Andrew J Albcrtson Jok-'
par .cs You may talk of the dangers Leggott, AMchola. fi. '
I.:.:. ' .'-,"" ru". e.rowlnS t t Jlanloeknos. J. Vandcrsliee. Fm.
f w Fahrran'
.... .iwtmt tiuiuiu iliuu ior inn lmli C...I ..,. i .. t .
Domott, John Fruit.
.Michael G rover, Johu Hr
mony, William T, Shuman.
Montour Evan Wellivcr, John C,
Quick, Joseph Mousor.
ilii,iCl,arlrs It. Hess', Jacob Y"h.
Jr., Stephen H. Swank.
Mount VffwnwtWilliara How6ll,Jol)
Mordan, William J. Ikolcr.
Orange Alfred Howell, William Fiii
Pine Albert Hunter, Benjamin W
tersteen, John F. Fowler.
Roatingcrck Michael Federof,Dai
Gearhart, David Hower.
""Joseph Lilly, Philip T. Ha
man, H. W. Creasy. 1
Mugarloaf Josiah R. Fritz, Alia.
Cole, William B. Petcrman,
By order of tho Committee.