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BLOOMS BURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PENN'A,, SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1863,
rUWilSIIEI) EVERY SATURDAY, UY
LEVI L. TATE.
IV DLOOMSBtfRO, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA.
Vln the new Eriek Building, Opposite the
Exchange, tnj the Court House, "Demo
si atio Head Quarters.'"
"Wlura l tliy homo 1" l-mkod it child,
Who In tho morning nir,
Vn tnlnliij flnwera tiinut Bvcct nnd wild,
tn jarlatuN fiir her hair.
"My homo." the Inppy heart rcpllod.
And milled in cliildiah glco,
"Ii on tho sunny mountain (IJo,
Whcro soft ulnils w.-itulci free."
Oh I Meatinga fall on artlefg youth,
And all It.i rosy Inurs,
rrhen every word i Jy and trutl).
Ami trtnturc lire in lion en.
"Vhoralthy homel" t asked ofone
Who bend with lluslilng fiico,
To hear tlio warrior's tender tone, '
In tho wild-wood's secret place.
Clio iol(o not, hut her varying chek
The talo might well Impart :
The homo if her young pplnt mecfc,
Was In a'klndrt'd heart.
Ah I souls that well might sor nboro
To coith will fondly cling,
And build their hopes cn human loro,
That light and fragile thing I
Wliore U thy homo thou lonely man I
I asked n pilgrim gray,
Who came with furrowed hiow and wan,
Klow musing on his way.
lie paused, with a solemn mrin
"The laud I seek thou ne'er has seen
My homo is jn thu sl.ica I"
Ch hirst thrice blest I the heart must be,
Tu whom such ttiouplita ore given,
That walk from worldly fetters free
Its only lioin" in heaven I
Stick this in Your Hat and keep
&rl declare upou in y responsibility
Jus a Senator; that tho liberties of this
ifSnnnfrv nr in rnnl
oni tho corruptions, and from tho profli
gacy practiced in the various departments
J3f the Government, than they arc from the
-1the enemy of the open field. J. P. Hale
gllcpublican Senator from New Hamp
" lr these infernal fanatics and Aloli-
ilwiitsts ivtr net the power in their hands.
Vhej will override the Constitution, set the
fbuprcino Court at defiance, chunse and
IWiukc laws to suit themselves, lay viol
IBNT HANDS ON THOSE WHO DIFl'ER WITH
THEM l.v opinion', or dare, question ttrir
WfiUetily, and finally bankrupt the country
tarn aeiuge it with OCooU.uasiuu web-
Tho following confession was made by
lllou. Mr. Dawes, a republican member of
Congross from Massachusetts, on tho UGth
of April, in which he exposed tho corrunt-
pons of Lincoln's Adm nutrition ;
'M "'l'hc gfiutlcmen must remember that
ju the first year of a republican Adminis-
'Ttratioil. which came !nlr nnwnr unnn urn.
.fesjions of reform and retrunehmu ut, there
's indubitable evidence abroad in the land :
jsituat aomououy lias pluuucred tlio public
' jpreasury well nigh in that single year as
4jim:ii as tlio entire current vearlv exnen-
sees of the Government during tho Admiu-
jtfwranon which tno people nuricu irom
power because of its corruption.
Lock on this Picture.
I havo no nurnojo directlv or indircc-
Itly, to interfere with tho institution of
JSLIVEKY ill tho Statns whom U pvUIh !
Ilbaliovo I have no lawful right to do so,'
innu i nave no inclination to uo so.' 1'rcs-
Kiltnt Lincoln in his nausuraLlildress,
Thru oil (his.
'I order and deolaro that all persons
JJnoId 3 Slaves in the said designated Statos '
Maud parts of States aro and eliall hereafter 1
and 6hall hereafter;
Ibo free." Lincoln s Emancipation Proc
COr'-Ncithcr tho President nor Cong-
fess can emancipate elaves any more than
Rlioy can grant bills of divorce." Ex-
luovenwr Henry Dutton.
Tlio VaHailiguara Case.
Elr. Jefferson Davis refuses to receive him '
wu,wu, tar oain oj auesiance.'
Cinci.natti, May 20, It is reported
that Gon. Bragg tolegraphrd to Jeff. Da-
gy'iH us to what ho should do with Mr. Val-
.M Jll'. Davis roplied that if Mr. Valland
Ighnm would tako tho oath of nllegianco
Vtp lho Southern Confederacy, to rtooivo
him, nnd if not to send him back,
Clement Lairu Valxanmcwam. wi I
Uako tho oath of allegiaiico, to tho South-
iern Confederacy, after it shall have been
' IFubsoribed by Abraham Lincoln.
'mr A Loyal Leaguer is one who is
willing to sacrifice anybody's lifo, oilhcr
in the war, or any whore, except his own
Spoocli of Henry Cluy,
In the United States Senate Feb 1th 1839.
Mr. President : At tlio puriod of tho
formation of our Constitution, and after
wards, c-Hr patriotic ancestors apprehend
danger to tlio Union from two causes.
Ono was tlio Alleghany mountains, divid
ing tho wators which How into tho Atlantic
Ocean from those which find their outlet
in tho Gulf of Mexico. They ?ccmod to
present a natural separation. That dan-
gcr has vanished before the uoble achieve-
monts of tho epirit ofintornal improvQincnl
and tho immortal genius of Fulton, Aud
now no where ij found a more loyal at-
ntchment lo tlin TTiu'nn. limn nmm, ilmml110 llACES
very Western people, who, it was nppre
heuded, woald bo tha first to burst its tio3
Tho other cause, domestic slavery, hap
ily the sole remaining cause which is
likely to disturb our harmony, continues
to exist. It was this which created tho
greatest obstacle, and the most anxious Vam.andiuham, had become insane.
solicitude, in tho deliberations of the Con-1 T'le sharp, quick click of tho magnetic
vention that adopted tho Federal Constitu- finger gave us no indication of tho cause
tion. And it is this subject that has over J which produced this sad result nothing
been icgarded with tha deepest anxiety I was borne along the wire except the star
by all who aro sincerely denirous of the ' tling fact that a geutlo and loving wife
permanency of our Union. Tho Father of ! 'la3 l,eun bereft of her roason. Tho
his Country, in his last afflicting and sol- ' events of the last fow weeks, however,
cmn appeal to his fellow-citizens, doprcca- furnish a clua to this fearful story, if it bo
ted, as a moat calamitous event, the gco- ', reality. The midnight arrest, tho ille
graphical divisions which it might produce, 'gal trial, the drum-head court-martial, the
Tho Convention wisely loft to the stiver- sentence and banishment of a devoted Iiuj
al States tho power over the institution of , band, all tell of tho cause whicli froze tho
slavery, as a power not necessary to the heart and paralyzed the brain of a true
plan of the Union, aud which contained woman. Tho cruel outrage upou the per
the seeds of certain destruction. .There son of a citizen has not only exiled him
let it remain, uudisturbod by any unhal- from his happy home it has desolated. his
lowed hand. ', fireside nnd crushed tho temple in which
Sir, I am not in tho habit of speaking the holiest affection clustered. God help
lightly of the possibility of dissolving this nt;rj an(l comfort him in his latest and
happy Union. The Senate knows that I severest sorrow ! Wo have no heart to
have deprecated allusions, on ordinary pursue this painful subject. Let the hero
occasions, to that direful event. The who has suffered exilo because he dared be
country will testify, that it there bo any- a freemen, calmly trust his fate in the
thing in history of my public careoi worthy hda of his countrymen. Tho night that
of recollection, it ia the truth aud si nceri- is around him will, ero long, break into
ty of my ardent devotion to its 'tasting pre
scrvation. lint wo should be false in our
allegiance to it, if wo did not discriminate
between tho imaginary and real dangers
by which it may be assailed, Aholitiox
ism nhould be no longer regarded an
imaginary danger. The Abolitionists, let
mo suppose, succeed in their pre-cut aim of
uniting tho inhabitants of the free SiMcs
as one man, against tlio inhabitants of the
slave Stales. Union on lhe one side will
beget union on tho other. Aud this pro
cuss of reciprocal consolidation will beat
tended with all the violent prejudices, em
bittered passions, and implacable amnios
ltieSj.wlnch are possible to deeracle or de-'
, ' . 1 b
lorm Iiuuiau nature. A virtual dissolution
.-.. ..UU.UU . . A v.rtua. u.ssoiutiou
of the Union will have taken place, whilst 1
the forms of lt9 existence remain. The ,
u VU.UUU.U ciuuicui or union, mutual
,,-. i r
",uu-" "-"""S ol "jwpaiiiy, tuo
fraternal bonds, which now happily unite 1
us, will have been extinguished forever
One section will stand in menacing and
llos''llQ array against the other. The eol
Iisiou of opinion will be quickly followed
by the clash of anus. I will not attempt
to deseribo scenes which now happily he
concealed from our view. Abolitionists
themselves would shrink back in dismay
and horror at the contemplation of deso
lated fields, conflagrated cities, murdered
inhabitants, and tho overthrow of the fair
est fabric of human govcrmeiit that over
r03 to animate tho hopes of civilized
Nor should these Abolitionists flatter
themselves that if they can succeed in
their object of uniting tho people of the
frco States, they will enter the contest with
n mininrinfil Rnnnrfnvif.v flint iiiikF in:i'irn
a numerical superiority that must insure
victory. All history and cxperieuco prove
the hazard and uncertainty of war. And
wo aro admonished by Holy Writ that the
race is not to the swift, nor tho battlo to
But jf they were to conquer, whom
would they conquer ? Afoicignfor? No,
sir : no, sir. It would be a conuuest wit ft-
out laurels, without gloni ; a seei-, a sui-
CU)xh C0SQUMT. a conquest ot brothers
overbrQthtrs.ahieve& bv ono over another
portion of the descendants of common an
cestors, who, nobly pledging their lives
their fortunes, and their sacred honors, had
fought aud bled, side by side, in many a
hard battlo on land and oocan,sivored our
country from the British crown, and es
tablished our national independonoo.
I am, Mr. I'rosidont, no friend of sla
very. Tho searcher of all hoarsts knows
that overy pulsation of mino beats high
and strong in lho cause of civil liberty
Whenever it is safe and practicable, I do
sire to eco every portion of tho human
family in tho enjoyment of it. But I pre-
fcr tho liberty of my own race to that of
niiy otlwr race. Tho liberty of tho de
scendants of Africa in tho United Slates i
incompatible with tho safety and liberty of
tho European descendants. Their slavery
forms an oxcoption an exception rosul
tiug from a stern and inoxorablo necessity
to the general liberty in tho Unitod States I
W did not originato, nor aro wo rosponsi
J' or tu's necessity. Their liberty, if it
lvcro posibio, could only bo established
y violating the incontcstiblo powers of tho
i S,ates nn1 Bul,verlinS tuo Union. And
I 0011031,1 tho ruins of tho Union would be
I uneih sooner or later, the liberty of
How fearfully arc these words of wisdom
aud phophssy now being fulfilled !
A Sad Story.
Yesterday wo published a telegram an
nouncing that tho wife of the lion. ', L.
day. The heel of tho despot that is now
placed upon his neck will bo removed.
The chains that aro now hung upon his
limbs will bo stricken off. Already tho
blight halo of a martyr's crown is spread
ing its rays abovo his head. ''Futurity
will restore his rights, and honor hismciu-
!" Ago of Saturday.
C3r After our paper was issued a letter
ast week, came to hand from II, Gkluouy
one ot our misting soiuur s irom tins piace
in whicli he reports with him at Carop
P.irole." Antiopelu, Maryland, G. W.
l'eniiiiigron, Win Uedford, fienry Bedford
llo,,,- St-,1,1 I. lie, i!n-;,,,,.,i
o i,- io .a o-
from isulliv.m, and fcerjcant &. Simmons.
Th(jmM Simmons nnd 13clljil,llil:
of , 8.ull lle Imont. Th . do
whon th wIll bo oled it ,
j iiwijitis kJi iiuww tit? turn l. i ij i sii i n fft iijj
, in.iji uui,
Ullil Auual Hi3 etter
is dated May
;biL,1S03. llowa. taken prisoner on
Sunduy Inoniin lho 3ll of M and
marched on foot a round-about way to
Richmond, about 00 miles, and were Micro
i. ...... '. l:.... . r. o
uej ,..au. P.uu ..uu. oa.uii .iy uiguu
tn WHrlnnsil'iv nlliirnnnn whnli Hint- u-orn
started acain forOitv Point. S'i miles, and
rnm t hero to Anniino s. A hit .mil : to i p. h
" I . J - ; I
I place they reached Wednesday morning, ,
jtho taili insit., glad enough to get ouco '
itillioan Count; Democrat,
EE?" It would really seem as if the
President, has made up his miud to desert
his Abolition friends (enemies?) and be-
como a Copperhead. Dues not the follow-
ing sentence from his fast day L'roclama-
! tion look that way ;
"Let u, thu), rcsl humbly in tho hope
authorized by the Divine teachings, that
the united cry of the nation will be heard
on high, and answered with blessings, no
less tl?an tho pardon of our nalioual tins
and thu restoration of our now divided
and suffering country to its former happy
condition of uuity and peace."
What else does our "former condition
of unity and happiness'' mean than tho
"Union as it was, and the Constitution us
it is ?" Can it bo possible that tho Prcsi-
denthas resolved to become a Copporhcad T
CSrMr. Lincoln once, only four yoara
ago, wroto to a commmittcc of Boston re
"Thoso who deny frecdomn to others
descrvo it not for themselves, and under u
just God canno not long retain it,"
How much longer then, cau ho, deny
ing, as ho does, "freedom to othors" "un
der a just God" oxpoct to "retain it" him
35-11 is an old saving that "it takes
the dovil to Ho," hut some of his imps who
edit Abolition papers in this country beat
him all to pieces.
Piitr.ADELfiiiA, Juno 1, 1803.
Col. Levi L. Tate,
My Dear' Sir'. A temporary illness,
last week, prevented me, ab I designed and
desired to do, to despatch a letter hence
for pastimo in tho columns of the Colum
This is tho night which is lo witness, no
doubt ono of tho greatest, most earnest
gatherings of the people ever assembled in
the city of Philadelphia. It is drawn to
gether in defenco of tho grand old Demo
oratio elementary principles of free speech,
free press, and the inviolability of loyal
citizenship. It meets to oppose, in a con
stitutional way, tho alarming aggressions
which this dusky administration is making
upou tin dearest rights of the people
rights which were supposed to have been
vindicated on tho sacred battle-fields of
tho Revolution consecrated by the best
blood ever shed in the cause of human
freedom meets' in defenco of the great
principles of tho Constitution meets to
promote, so far as it can legitimately so
do, the healing of those, wanton wounds
inflicted by the dirk-knives of JJlack Re
publican demagogues in years gone by,
upon the body of the Republic, which
Democrats ever loved, but which Black
Republican Chandler, Senator from Mich
ijian, in a letter to tho Governor of his
Stato, written whilst patriots were strug- i
gling to avert this war in the Winter of
1600-01, that "it would not be ivorth a
curse without a littlo uloou-lctling" to
defend the Union and the Constitution. !
At tho moment of thh present writing.
(3 o'clock, p. in.,) rumors arc floating
through our streets of intended mischief
at tho hands of Mr. Lincoln's emissaries.
I do not share in those apprehensions, but
I am bound to confess that my confidence
rests more upon Democratic constitutional .
ability and determination to defend itself,
than upon any respect which mouarchial
Republicanism is taught to entertain for
the rights of those untroubled by the great I
administration malady of "nigger on tho
For tho proceedings of this great meet-
ing, I shall refer you to the columns of1
the Democratic press of Philadelphia 1
particularly tho "Acie" which has, (al-,
low nic to say,) during its brief existence,
succeeded in winning the confidence of the j
Democracy, and what is far more to iin
ciedit, the deepest hatred of the supporters j
()f omcstis imperialism of Black Kcpub
lican autocracy. Probably no man of'
jed itcrary ac.-omn!isliments I
stauds at the head of the American press
i to-day, than Mr. CTrund, while the sterling, ,
uucoinproniisiiig Democracy of Mr. Gloss- j
brenuer, coupled with his great businoss
land financial qualities, stamps him as pn-
.cisciy tno "rigiit man in tlio risut nlace." :
j Of Mr. Welch, the third partner, I can '
only say that he occupies a distinguished
legal position here, aud is uuiversally
esteemed, not only for his intellectual I
ability, but for the possession of those
, . , qua!i,ies ,vllich
stamp upon our
race the seal of broiherhood.
I Wnll. Col. Tuln. the news frntn A'irVs
1 Y 0 1, UOl. 1 atO, 1110 11CWS
burg to-day, is that things before that,
flcrcciy contested city remain pretty much !
rcceiveu irom inoso enenmsoneu piaius,
'our glorious battallions havo not failed in
! their duty- Tho swelling hillocks behind
that now historic eity sufficiently attest t-.
that each one proves but only to the
prc-enf o of tho cold, lifeless presence of
herosm. but, perhaps thoso cold walls,
imprison too, tho heart agonies c." tome
devoted wife, some agonized mother, some
slaughtered, unhappily, in the cause, not
of th(3 Constitution and the Union, but in
u f ra,gciablo nc ro emancipulion !-
, . , ,
et tho uuworthy agencies which have
consigned the labor and the valor of the
great hearts of our soldiery to a duty so
ignoble look to it, that in somo future
molucut 0f heavy ajfony, thoy do not turn-
upon tIl0sq wuo to.day us0 thcm in tho
omploymonts of selfishness, and rend them,
Tho fabiQ 0f Action aud his horses may
bo re-enacted in this 10th century.
Wo havo now cmoncil two years ol
now enioyecl two years
civil war and more, ono of tho moat coally
and gigantic that tho world ever saw. It
will bo a question to bo sternly investiga
ted hcrcaftor. from wh -so hand came tho
red seeds which have resulted in this in
fernal harvest to what guilty agenoy is
to bo ascribed tho first of thi3 horrihlo
desolation to whoso minds, phlothorio
with thoughts of civil war, have, in tho
Borvico of base personal ambition arrayod
this pcoplo against each other, and bro-
lion tho unity and harmony of the best
and roost porfcot Government that God
Almighty'e eun evir thotw upon ? 'JVss
calamities must rest at tho sidedoor posts
of the Grow's, tho Kelly's, tho Stevens',
tho Mann's tho 'Greeley's, tho Abby
Folsom's and tho Frtd Douglass of the
land. Tho Democratic party, thank God,
with a brow np to the sun, can with en
tire truth say, ''Thou can'st not say I did
it." Its garments are frco from the very
smoke of treason.
Yours truly, Wehb.
Recitations in Geography.
Seventeenth class in Mental Geography
arise, and group yourselves together.
Toe the crack heads up lilto now yeast
and dont talk through your noses'.
'What is Geography V
'That's right, sonny, nevtr tell a lie.'
'What is the surface of the earth ?,
"Bully for you, sweet William.'
'Which prenominates that ia which is
tho larger part land or water ?'
In the rainy scajon, water; in times of
'What is the big water called ?,
'Whom does it benefit?'-
'The Secretary of the Navy and his
relatives in the ship trad?.'
'They sell rotten ships to tho Govorn
ment for ten titms their worth.'
'What is apcculias characteristic of tho
'It is different from tho Administration.'
'How so my rod topped student!'
'It never becomes corrupt.'
'Very well for an orphon. You may
go and ki s the girls and cuiulato tho
'What is a channel V
'Tno place a feller oils up with whiskey
just before ho makes a political speech.'
'Correct: glad to see you in such good
'What 13 a capo!'
A fur thing worn by the ladies ?'
'Observing youth, thou hast won a
'What is a cave?'
'The last Republican vote in New York.'
'Brght-cyod giEelle. I "see, but ymi
see more ? I'll tako half your pie to-daj
' What arc tho principal productions of
tho temperate zones,'
'Ten pin alley, rotgut, the Maine law
and confirmed drunkards.'
' Who is the Goxornor of a stato ?'
The man who furnishes the most mon
ey for the election, or tho clerk who has
tho handsomest wife.'
Steady there, or you'll get Alck ! Phi
lander, what kind of currency is used in
the United States?'
'Pili labels, fine comb teeth, water mel
on seeds, pieces of egg shells, old buttons,
uail pairings, 'bus tickets; knot holes, and
postage stamps .'
'What is a volcano!'
'A mountain with a lireplaco in it.'
'What is a plain ?'
'A thing used by tho carpenter.'
Hero, Gustavan : none of that Seven
teeth class may emerge hence, if it will
keep off tho ice." L'i Cn'sse Democrat.
ZSb" Forney's Washington Chronicle, in
refereiico to thu couiins election in Mary-
land, says :-"In truth tho loyalists of
tho city of Baltimore, will, not permit
doubtful men to appear at tho polls ; and -
wo aiiticipato tho coiniug olection will show
that in that Stato a number of avowed re
publicans havo been chosen to office."
Why, yes, if tho Republicans of Balti
more cau keep all others from tho polls, I
of course in that district, they will olect
iiepuuiieans-anusoo.iueomermsmcis. ( undor ,hcm . to maintain the just cqnall
Who, pray, are considered doubtful man ? j ty nnd ll0 constituiionai sovereignly, of
In Pennsylvania, the flunkeys of tho Ad- 'ho Stato, of tLU jnioD) and to d-efrnd
ministration, the ruling spirits of the tllJ gamQ from alj illegal and unwarrant
Woollcy Heads, tho thieves who have ; cd encroachments from any quarter; to do
grown plethoric on plunder, and those who ' all and wiiatSoevor in us lies to ro cxtond
live in anticipitiou of doing so, consider
ail democrats "uouuttui men," as wo pre- ; 3litution and Government of the United
sumo is the case in Maryland, and if they SiatQi om our whol( territory, and to re
arc to bo kept. from the polls by tho "loy- unito ; fraternal bonds all sections and
alists," tho Abolitionists will find uo diffi
culty in carrying both States. Wc havo
no doubt such is tho design. Can it bo
carried out ? Patriot k. Union.
During tho past week a gentleman
called upon tho President nnd solicited a
pass for Riohmond. "Well," said tho
President, "I would bo very happy to
obligo you, if my passes were respected ;
but tho fact is, sir, I have, within the pa3t
two years, given passes to two hunuroil
and fif'y thousand men to go to Richmond
and not one has got there yet." Tho ap- for six months, and until a successor shall
plioant quietly and respectfully withdrew be duly eleoted. In the absence or diaa
on bin tip icee. frltty of tbe President, ho shall ba the
Iir MONROE GUY OAlUiTO.V.
His scepter is his stick 1
Ho guides tho mighty van ;
And by the typo's unceasing click
Directs tho world of man.
Tho signal flamo ho light?,
On learning's sacred hill,
That all may reach the rugged bights
And drink from Wisdom's rill.
no holds Progression's holm
Philosophy speeds on
He roam? with Science thro' her rclm,
And bears Truth's goufalon :
Art, through his cunning, lives
Thought, ho embalms, and by
His wizard craft to Genius gives
Ho is the Tyrant's scourgo
Oppression dreads hia powers
His clicking stick sounds Treason's dirge
llald Vice before him cowers :
Wrong, with her clanking chains
Crime, with her hands of gore
Black falsehood, with her thousand htains
He battles evermore
Then on the Typo's brow
Repose tho laurel wreath ;
Let all his priceless worth avow
Let nil his praises breathe :
For 1 113 sceptre is his stick 1
Ho guides the mighty van ;
And, by the typo's unceasing click,
Directs the world of man ?
Meeting of the Democratic Standing
Committee oi Columbia (Jouuty.
At a meeting of the Democratic Staini
iug Committee of Columbia county, held
at tho Register's Oflico in Bloomsburg,
May 30th, A. D., 1803, the proceedings
wore as follows : A quorum of tho Com
mittee being present on motion,
Jlesolvtd, That, whereas tho Represen
tative conference of this Representative
District sitting at Laportc September 12th
18G2 unanimously conceded tho Delegates
to lhe next State Convention to thcCnun
tiso of Columbia and Wyoming, in con
sequence of Montour and Sullivan hav
ing tho Members of tho Legislature;
Now therefore, wo hereby select and ap
point Peter Ent and Peter K. Ilorbein,
Representative Conferees from the Coun
ty of Columbia ; and direct them to con
cur in the selection made by Wyoming
county, by the above authority ; and al
so direct them to secure tlio appointment
by tho Conference of Morrison E. Jack
son, as the Representative Delegate, con
ceded to Columbia county :
llvso'vc'l, That ths Representative Del
egate Conference meet at the Exchange
Hotel in Dloomsburg, on Saturday, June
Gth, 180!! at 12 A. M.
Ucsolvcd, That the Representative Del
cgatcs from Columbia county bo instruc
ted ; and the other Delegate from the
District be requested to support for nom
ination for Governor the lion. Heister
Uymcr of Berks county.
Resolved, That wo recommend to the
Democracy of Columbia County tho pres
ervation of order, support of and obedience
to the law and the Constitution ; knowing
that there is a sovereign remedy for all
ills at ihc ballot box, as long as that is
free and unobstructed ; aud we rccoui
mond to them tho formation of Demo
cratic clubs under the following constitu
tion aud by-laws, or something similar:
preparatory to tho organization necessary
for the fall campaign,
This Association shall bo called tho
(l Democratic Club.''
Its object shall bo tho inculcation of
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tulion of tbo Unitcd Statca and of tho Btat0
the doctrines and principles of tho Consti-
f L.nnsvivan'la . to disseminata informa.
tion as t0 tho propor construction of those
instruments, to instil into the public mind
a regard for their teachings and obedi
ence to their requirements ; to opposo by
all legal and lawful ways and moans any
aud all uilractions ol either ot them, or
j any irringcmoii t of tho rights of citizens
1 ,,0 powcr and j,lst authority of the Con-1
portions and States of our old Union un
der our old Constitution.
Tho officers of this Association shall be
a President, a Vice President, a Sjcrcta
ry aud a Treasurer.
Tho President shall hold his office for
six months, and until a successor is duly
elected. He shall preside at all meetings
' of ihc Club and with tho Vice President
j "nd Scorctury Bhall call all speoial meet-
Tho Vico President shall hold his office.
presiding officer and pulbrtn all tho duties
Tho Secretary shall hold hia offico for
ais mouths, and until a successor is duly
elected. It shall bo his duty to keep tho
minutes of tho mcct'inss of the Club, in a
book to bo provided for that nurnoso n.
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list of tho members and of all tho trans
actions. He shall havo charrra of nil ilm
books and papers of tho club, and hand
them to his successor in office. He sleall
do all tho eoricspondcnoo. Ho shall with
the President sign all orders on lho Trea
surer, and keop n correct nccount of tho
number of ordrs drawn, of tho amount of
each, of tho porton to whom, and tho mat
ter or thing for whicli tho monoy wa ex
pended. Tho Treasurer shall hold hij offica for
six months, and until a successor U duly,
elected. He shall receive all tho contri
butions to, and assessments made on the
Club; aud shall pay out only on the or
der of tho President countersigned by tho
Secretary, and pay any unexpended bal
ance to his successor in office.
Every white person who shall declare
his agreement with tho objects of this
Association and idiall sub.ribc this Con
stitution and By Laws, and pay tho Troa
suror shall be a tncmbor oftbt9
Club, and shall vote and speak, but no
ono under twenty-one years of ago shall bo
eligible to office.
Thcro shall.be a regular meeting of tho
Club at some point in tho township lo bo
selected at tho previous regular meoting,
on tho first Saturday evening of each
A special meeting shall bo held, if de
termined upon at n rcgular'mseting of tho
Club by a majority of tho members pres
ent ; whenever and wherever in tko
township a majority of members voting
An address shall be delivered at every
regular meeting of tho Club, whose teach
ings shall bo in aceordanco with tho de
signs of this associations; but if no spea
ker can be secured, tho Secretary shall
produce and have read (if tho Club agree)
isome speech of the kind abovo mentioned.
The Secretary shall ?ond hh name anil
address to tho chairman of tho County
Democratic Committee, together with tho
names and address of the officers of tho
The Club shall elsct three of its mem
bers to audit the account of tho Treasurer
as often as they judge it to be necessary.
It shall be the duty of ths President, or
in case of his disability, tho Vice Presi
dent and Secretary, to procure a house
and lights, for tho meetings of the Club
and the expenses shall bo paid by orders
on tho Treasurer.
If the initiation fee of each member
and the contributions shall bo insufficient
to defray tho expedsos of the Club, a reg
ular assessment shall bo made on each
member thereof, for that purpose.
This Constitution and Hy Laws can bo
amended by a vote of two thirds of (he
members present at any regular meeting ;
provided the proposed amendment shall
have bee n put in wriiiug and proposod to
tho Club, at a previous regular meeting of
J. G. Fukeze, Chairman.
Iram Dcrr, Secretary,
jxr5Mr. Cox of Ohio, says he can soo
no difference between Republicanism that
sustains emancipation proclamations, and
tho real old, genuine, Congo Abolitionism.
Thay aro liuks of tho samo sausago, raada
out of the same dog."
tST-The editor ol tho New York Ex
press, who has had twenty-five jcars ex
perience of fighting tho Democracy, says :
''If there bo anything the Deraoorsta
can stand without wincing or wilting, it-ia
hard names : and what is curious, theso
hard names become the slogans of their
party, and afterward vory popular.
BST" Abolition tracts Contracts,
Abolition cen3o - Liccensr
Abolition joy Loveor.
A hard lot for Republicans B?.lot,
The Republicans wish to 6uspeud tho
Constitution for fear it will cuspend them.
HSP Major Jas Burns, Son., died in
Bedford county, Pa. on tho 1.7th ult.,
aged 103 years. Ho was with Washing
ton, at Valley Forge, aud participated iu
tlio Battlo ot Brandywino.
t-ar-Tha Democrats carried Hartford,
Connecticut, by 450 majority. This is a
gain of nearly one hundred sinots tho Gov
ernors election. Tho "picked men
from tho Army of tb6 Poioraaa hav
gone back to o&cnp.