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S T A II 0 1? T II E N 0 II T II.
PFAf. -a. J ACQ BY, EDITOR.
BLOOSSBCRGWEMESDIY, SEPT. 2J, 1863
DO10CILATIC STATE K03IINATI0XS.
JUDGE OF THE SUPliEMR COURT,
1VAJLTEII II. LOW i: IE,
Or AM.EGHKNT "COUNTT.
iDATID D. MOXTGOMEIiT,
Of Northumberland. .
. for assembly;
CEO. D. JACKSON, cf SnlliTan.
JOHN C ELLIS, cf illontour,
JESSE COLE 'J AN, of Orange.
REG STER AND RECORDER,
COL JOHN C FIIEEZE, of Bloom.
DANIEL MclIENKV. of Fishlcjererk.
JOHN il YOHt:,cf5IiClIa.
WILLIAM T. SIIOJAN, of Catawissa.
The Haine Elcttion.
The returns from Maine are sufficiently
complete lo render it certain that the Re
publicans have carried the election by a
slightly larger majority than that of last
year. The rote is one of the heavier ever
cast in the Slate, and indicates thai both
parties put forth their whole strength. The
result, though it is :o be regretted, is by no
mean discouraging. The New England
State are more entirely ir. accorJ with the
Administration in its fanatical schemes in
bee-allot the negro than any other section
of the co id fry ; and while they have en
joyed an andae share of that factious pros
perity, "wit ich ha? resulted from the reckless
squandering of the national resource, they
bave in great measure escaped the burdens
of the war.
s Democratic meeting in Montonr.
Th'9 Demccracy of Montour county had
monster gathering in Danville on Satur
flay l.ibt. A larger meeting of the Democ
racy we have not witnessed in the coun'ry
since the "log-cabin" days. Montour co ,
turned oat her sotis and daughters in large
numbers, with banners, flags, and stream
er, iiir;.! ( tV I - . I T
and Civil Liberty," The Constitution a) it
is and the Union as it waf-," "The Union
Forever," '-Constitu-ional Liber.y," and
other like patriotic mottoes. The meeting
was mid rested by Fkane Hughes, of Potts-
vu!e, and William Wittie, of Philadelphia.
.They delivered able and patriotic speeches,
making all Republicans, in their Learing,
quai beneath the weighty blows.
Democratic ill.tss Heeling.
A Democratic Mass Meeting will be held
at New Columbus, Luzerne coanty, on
Thursday the 8th of October IS53, which
will be addressed by General Sturt'eotnt
Ftanfy If'ooJxirit, and E. B. Chase, Esqrs.,
all ol Wilkesbarre. Preparation is being
made for a large meeting. The citizens of
New Calom t uj and vicinity generally turn
rat well lo political gatherings of the Dem
ocratic stripe. The people are aroused to
the ;reat i.-sue to be decided at the polls.
The people are becoming tired of this des
poils power. A short reign of terrorism has
completely fcalisfied them that the Demo
crat e party id the only parly competent to
govern the affairs of the country.
1 be Craft in Bloom twp.
Oca Republican Abolition friends of this
place seem to think that the draft favored i
their ranks with a good deal of partiality,
as do! of Fif'y EvjM drafted in Bloom twp.,
only about twelve are said to be Democrats.
We cannot see that this should be other
wise, when we take into consideration the
per cent, drafted and the Opposition majori
ty in tte township, besides the number of
Deiror rats who were in service on the 4th
of March last. You will have lo stand it,
fcojs, however hard. "Its pay or go !"
Those of our- Republican neighbors who
vot'd lor Lincoln in order that they might
have a tkanget we presume are now ex peri
encing it to their entire disapproval. It
certainly cannot be satisfactorily to them to
be obliged to "shell out" three hundred dl
Lr.r, to raise which some will be compelled
to '-acrifice their little property, or go into
the amy for three years.
The Eepnblieaa Partj.
Tui Kepabiican party in Columbia co.
is growing small, which fact wdi be clearly
demonstrated on the 13th of October This
pa ty established a journal in Columbia co ,
ovr six yeirs ago for the porpo?e, as ihey
boasted, of revolutionizing old Columbia,
and bring fcer into the support of Hepubli-ca.T-Aboiii'nnism.
But as yet they have
failed most - beautifully: .the Demorratic
party carrying every election with their
osaal majo-i'y, and at times largely increas
ing tbfcir vats. The coming election bids
fair ".o set this Republican party farther
tack .'.ban it was previous to the establish
iu, j of its journal in th:s county. They lack
courage, just cause, ability, arid everything
leqniYua to maintain a party organization.
Tliis Fall they have no county candidates ;
;?re ty suta cf alTairs, indeed, for a party
th t lossti so moch of its streng:h, and fee's
13 sanguinis in the election cf their SiodJy
ca&iiiatej Ancrsw G. Curtis.
fit- ' Ll-V4 "
The Freedom of the Ballot.
The firm and determined attitude assum
ed by the Democratic masses of Pennsyl
vania,ays the Philadelphia Age, in refer
ence to the exercise of their rights at the
coming election cannot be misunderstood
by the wicked men in power. Never was
a truth more clear than that which :s
taught by every local Democratic organiza
tion in this Commonwealth. From one
-end of the state to the other but one spirit
breathes, and that is to maintain the con
stitutional right of the fcallot at every hazard
and at every sacrifice. Wo show of mili
tary interference, in any shape or manner,
will be tolerated. Tlie time -has come
when plain, Munt words will best express
the feelings of the peop'e. The right to
voe, free and untrammeled, is sacred and
inviolable ; and any attempt to infringe
upon it, in the slightest legree, by men
''willing to wound but yet afraid to strike,"
would avoke and justify resistence in every
county and township in Pennsylvania.
But the Democratic masses most care
fully guard against other dangers. They
rtut exercise all their vigilance to prevent
the perpetration of w holesale fraud by the
unscrupulous roe wun wnora tney are
contending. Hundred and thousands of
illegal voles will be sought to be polled by
the party that is now Irembleing before the
indignation of an oatraged people. This
can be prevented by proper attention to the
assessment list and polls upon the day of
election. Unless our Democratic friends
throughout the State exercise the most rigid
security in regard to this important matter,
they may be compelled to witness a defeat
brouzht about by their own cariessness and
want of energy. See to it, freemen I The
exercise of the elective franchise must not
only be free and unreslraeted, but the pur
ity of the ballot must not be sullied by any
onha'lowedLattempts to poison the the foun
tain whence flows the liberties of (he peo
The fiand-Writing on ti
The nomination ol Justice Woodwaro for
the chief macietracy of the State, was a
fortunate circumstance for the reputation of
Pennsylvania. VViiU a reputation above
suspicion, and ability beyond question, he
stands the very embodiment of the integ
rity and genius of our Democratic system
With such a candidate at such a lime we
look upon defeat as being impossible. At
such a time when corruption stalks with
front even in our S ate as well as our Na
tiont! Capito', we want such a man fcr
Governor as, Justice Woodward. With him
at :he head of afl irs, the people might rest
secure, not only in relation lo his owe in
tegrity, but they might also calculate upon
having the dark deeds of others either ex
posed or punished. In times like these,
we should have a man to govern us whose
reputation for integrity at least is not open
tor discussion ; in this relation our caai'i
nate stands defiant.
. Knowing the lofty character of Judge
Woodward, the opposition to his election
have not ventured to assail it ; in this they
have shown some tact, because ot the terri
ble ordeal to which assault upon ours
would subject their own candidate. In the
abse nee of assault however, opon the per
sonal character of Judge Woodward, some
of the Abolition organs are absolutely des
perate in their efforts to damage his politi
cal reputation. These efforts are as silt v. I
and must only tend to swell his majority.
"1 he hasd-wnting opon the wail" is plain
ly visible, and hence the desperation of the
Abolitionists to save their sinking cause.
Among the mo.t shameless of the assail
ants of the Democratic candidate for Gov
ernor, is the most infamous sheet the Phila
delphia Press. That paper joined with the
opponents of Governor Ccrtin's nomina
tion, and bence Forksv's warfare now
upon Judge Woodwakd. Having given rea
sons why Ccrtin ought not to be the Aboli
tion candidate, that expert trimmer, and
broker in contract, must now make amends
by excessive zeal in behalf of hi re elec
tion. But it ihe Press imagines that per-is-leut
falsehood, in regard to Judge Wood
ward's politic! record is likely to asii its
candidate it is terribly mistaken. The
Slang about "copperhead ad sympathy
with treason" has growu nauseous, and
will produce no more effect this year, than
the stale cry "Breckinridge" did Ia6t. The
people are thooghtfcl ; they have diven
beneath the surface of such peltry stuff as
the Abolition press serves op to thm
They feel and 6ee that ther liberties are
threatened by the ercroachmeats of those
in power, ai,U they are apprehensive that
their own freedom may be lost in the name
of giving liberty to another and inferior
race. They see our armies augmented
by hundreds of thousands ol new conscripts,
and that, too, while they are told that the
rebellion is crushed. They are inquiring
why this is so, and they receive no answer.
They see the anxiety of the Southern
people to return to the Union, bnt ou' Ad
ministration give them no encouragement.
They are inquiring whether, indeed, it is
the restoration of the Union they are giving
so much to seccre, or are tleir substance
and lives to be sacrificed in Abolition ex
periments. These and similar qnesiicus are
being asked acd considered by the thouabl
ful freemen of Pei nsylvania, and the silly
cry of 'raitor and Copperhead azainst Ja.lje
Woodward, will not divert llieir attention
from iheir profoand consideration. Ameri
iy GOVERNOR CUKTIN CAN NOT SE
CURE THE SUPPORT OF El I' HER HIS
OWN PARTY. OR HIS OFFICE HOLD
ERS. Spee-.h of Alex Cummins, before the
Republican Slate Cotiven'ion, Aug 5, 1863.
Mr. Camming is only one ot the many
formerly warm and influential friends of
Curtin, who. now are deserting him in the
hour of trial when he most needs their sup
port. So it is, Curtin has made a very un
popular Governor, even with his own party
Cummings is a leading Republican !
Portraits. Splendid Portraits of Judge
Woodward, the Democratic candidate for
Governor, for sale by. Col. Freeze, at the
Recorder's Office. Call and buy one Price
LIST OF THE DRAFTED MEN OF
The following is a list of the Drafted
men of Columbia county drawn at Troy, Pa.,
on the 17th inst. The'figures opposite each
township mean the number of the first class
enrolled placed into tte wheel for said
BLOOM TOWNSHIP 194. No. Drafted 53.
Ben. F. Brooks,
Peter S. Rishel,
Thos. J. Mayhew,col'd
Samuel A. Ititter,
Hiram TV. Thornton,
Charles A. Moyer,
Jacob F. Fox, t
A. B. Erasmus,
Michael M Snyder, ,
Tbos 11 Cullen,
Samuel S Miller, (ool)
Thos Fawkina, ool.
Robt C Fruit,
Frank P Drinker,
Wax V7 Keifer,
Jer S Fahringor,
Geo W Ratbbun,
Jonathan R Dimm,
Henry Kersty, '
Isaiah W McKelvy,
Henry J Krurum,
Jesse C Tate,
James M. Thornton,
Jonn a beach,
B II Van natter,
Rudolph 11 Ringler,
Henry B Wells,
Harris J Sheep,
Geo W Gormer,
Philip C Whitenight,
j Y id Price,
I Isaac Crawford,
j Henry Shipton, .
1 C G Barkley.
MONTOUR TOWNSHIP 5t
No. Drafta-l 1.5
Evan J avis,
Andrew P Roth,
! James Irwine,
i Emanuel Lazarus,
! John Clarke,
j Noah Mouser,
j Reubeu Rouch,
j Edward Strossor,
j t3 L Spencer,
FISIIINGCREES TWP-126. No. Drafted 33.
Daniel G older,
Hiram N. Am merman,
Elias M Laubauch,
Wm M Stoker,
Wm San tee,
EI is ha Emory,
EIU S Stoker,
Puter J Weaver,
Isaac Lau lerban ih,
John J Fuller,
Harman II Labor,
Wm B Kester,
Elisha K. Robbias,
CENTRE TOWNSHIP 89. No Drafted 27,
John W Clarke
Peter M B.'ne,
Josiuh II Najle,
Tbos. W Fry,
Wm Hidlay Jr.
Isaac G rover,
Andrew C Hagenbuch,
Morris B Freiu,
Thos. W Hagenbuch,
j Wesly Hess,
j Wm Deitrich,
j Jesse Huffman,
j Daniel Baker,
! Mordica Millard,
1 Henry Sidle,
j John A Hill,
1 Lymaa Croup,
I John Neyhard,
Jawob W Lohuan,
loos. Cain, I
GREENWOOD TWP 112.
No. Drafted 34.
John E Heacock,
T M Potis,
L U Parker,
Geo B Thomas,
Jesse Hay man,
Abraham E Kline,
Bcnj. F Battin,
C R Waits,
i Wm R Mather,
! John S MatLer 25
I Abm Seybcrt,
I Peter II Girtoa,
j Hiram AlberUod,
i John C Ricbart. .
j Abrahm Draiblepiecs,
: James V Gillespy,
j Thomas Mather,
! Avery G Smith,
Wm F McEwen,
J G Girton,
Perry D Black,
65. No. Drafted 19.
Ira A Coleman,
Edward B Hull,
Elisha K inner,
Jeremiah S Sanders,
Geo. W Mixel,
Johu .Vc Michael,
Wm J Knorr,
j Georgs Thompson,
; Henry L Freas,
James A Pollinger,
Henry Hoc kin an,
PINE TOWNSHIP 47,
No. Drafted 1 L
Thos Y Stackhonse,
Ira J Ricbart.
I John Fans,
! John Johnson,
! Philip Hartman,
i Elijah Shoemaker,
BRIAR CREEK S3
tNo. fcnt 25.
Sila E Lynn,
Jotiab II Marti,
Joseph D Jlaliebranl,
Geo W Johnson,
Daniel A Creasy,
Wm G Girton,
Robert S Howell,
Ural 11 Ent,
Jos II Vansickle,
Clark Ma teller,
J tinea Lees,
Joseph L Evans,
Wm L Creveiing,
Abrn M White,
Harman O Creveiing,
Silas E Moyer,
Wm A Lyna,
152. No. Drafted 45.
Kimber C Ent,
Geo F Unangst,
Nelson S Tingley,
Robt M C Fow ler,
Geo S Patterson,
Robt S Ent,
John W Shannon,
j Robert Patterson,
j John Turner,
i odd iieiscr,
Mason C Jobnsan,
Charles S Fisher,
John A White,
Norman S PurseL
81. No. Drafted 3L
John Pi Her," ' "
Reuben House, .
John II Davis,
Harvey He. i,
John F Creay,
BENTON TOWNSHIP 63. No. Drafted 21.
niram F Everett,
Miuer R. Smith,
John W Kline,
John F. Conner, .
Elias Mcnenry, 34
Fetcr F Ashlemai),
Josiah H Kline.
Samuel P Krickhaum,
Thos S Smith,
Joel B Roberts,
Jacob Stouffer, ,
89. No. Drafts 27.
Ruotel W Stout,
John D Ellis,
Geo W Whttenlght,
Theo II Runyan,,
Wm S Lornison,
Andrew S Allen,.
James W Eves, (siagla)
Robert C Johnson, 23
Morris E Masters,
David N Welliver,
Nicholas F Barber,
Joseph R Kisner,
JACKSON TOWNSHIP 37. No.
Charles C Maasteller,
Daniel S Young,
Thomas H Robbing,
Goo W Farver,
Georgs Kernel j,
Edward Robert! ,
John Blecker, .
CATAWIS3A TOWSSIIIP-97. No. grafted 29
David Strouse, ',
Beny S Reifttnyder,
Tobias D Barninger,
John U Butz.
Wm T Shaman,
Stephen B Rahn,
Clinton W Harder,
Edward G Hart,
Lewis Hey hurst, ;
Geo. R Hayhurst,
LOCUST TOWNSHIP 116
No. Drafted 35.
Wm Gear hart
Amos Yeagor. '
Henry H Roads,
Daniel K Lockhard,
John H Howell,
Francis II Kern,
Jacob L Artley,
John B Roup,
Henry K Bare,
Peter II Long,
Wm M K Wilson,
George Lei by,
Charles II Gable,
Geo W Kreiaher,
David Hulwig, 29
HEMLOCK TOWNSHIP 120.
No Drafted 35.
John S Neyhart, '
Henry C Grotz,
John Appleman, .'
Geo. W Fauirt,
Ralph Ivy, . , .
Wm Pursel, f
Amos B Hartman,
Sidney S Shoemaker,
Knock P Evans,
Henry W Wagner,
Joseph K McMiehael,
John C Folk,
Hugh F McBride,
! 4eorge Hooper,
Isaao N Leidy,
-60. No. Drafted 18.
James B Harman, '
Monross S Hayhunt,
Alfred II Kisner,
Thi mas Ruckle,
David E Hayman,
Samuel A.Sharpless, ,
Orville A McGargle,
Josoph A Henrte,
David R Appleman,
Thos F Schuyler,
Joseph C Hughes,
Andrew C Bidleoiai ,
Robt G Padon,
Sidney C AVilliams.
SUGARLOAF TWP 47. No. Drafted 14.
Josiah R Fritz,
, Philip Hess,
! John Dilts,
i Elias S Fritz,
j Jeygo Herrington,
I ?k a rjlr TTii4
W OUST PLEASANT 53
No. Drafted 17,
Jacob B DiMino, .
Geo W Hock,
John II White,
John C Mordon,
Thos S Lorow,
Andrew J M Carty,
I -Jaoob Fox,
j Isaac K Applemaa,
i Wm Johnson,
! Michael Hock,
i Weslev Hittle,
j B F Kester,
j Wm Oman,
' W W Klino,
21. No. Drafted 7.
Harvy P Chringten,
Isaac P Yocuin,
John M Sanks,
John Mo wry,
FRANKLIN TWP 17
N. Drafted lt
Peter M Beaver,
! Jackson Cleaver,
! Aaron Lore man,
j Wm Hnbcr,
j Wellington Clark,
Marshal Henderghot, !
Peter S Fori, j
Samuel HouglanJ, j
Ciinton Sterling, j
Noah Critz, J
; MTAINE T7P 34.
DavM S Brown, j
Wm Kline, j
No. Drafted 10.
j Daniel Kline,
Erastus S human,
1 t orge uauster,
Daniel Miller, j Uriah Berningcr,
CONYNGUAM.-SJC No. Drafted 65.
Alexander VV. Ilea.
Daim l Mojir,
John Hullor, (Miner)
Richard t hi I lips,
V m. Nelly.
J wi')li Criil:r.
Samuel B I-onj,
Henry noff.nan. '
Jon: ph r'niElpy,
Frank I,. Hiumaa,
' iiliaiu Brrry,
John Hawk, (xingle)
Davi t F.vani.
.Michi. l ('miner, (Laborer
Steph tii lanihcn,
J hn Fry.
Geo. II. Mmhier,
Peter Hnwer, w
So. Drafted 3.1.
J iah Jihnon,
lvi Fe aster,
The following are the names of the draft
ed men Irom Montour county :
SOUTH WARD. yJ
Samuel J. Pardee,
John C. Perrin,
Jeseph W. Keely,
David P. Yernck,
Charies H. Gulick,
Thomas E. Butler,
Andrew J Leaiaer,
William J Thomas,
Charles E Swartz,
Charles Ii Hinck'ey, George W Keim,
William D. Evan.
Thomas E. Evans,
James B Var.iiling,
J4inea H Brooks,
John II Geusioger,
Georg D. Butler,
A J Animerrnan,
William H Jones,
Lalaye'e R. Haas,
Henry M Siock,
Samuel R Lunger,
tieury J Aten,
O.iver P Craig.
John P MiUtioose,
Geo S Tillsoii
James H. Burns
Wm H Roch
( Tbomas Shane,
J John R Lunger,
j John Underlover,
j Samuel Henry
Wm S Morgan
James W O'Conner,
Chas W Ellis,
Francis J Riffle,
Alex J lloffner
John R White
James P M illie
J din Kline,
Uay La fey
M ichael Lenigen,
Lewis G Evans
Levi B er,
Wm M Lafferty,
Charles A B rd
George W Young, John DerrJr
Thomas Schuyler, James Derr.
j Jonathan S McBride, William Shook,
Charles Johnston, Stephen J Muflly,
Andrew F Shatiafelt, William Hendersho!.
Jacob Albeck Jr , James G McKee,
James Blair., Nelson Johnston,
Leonard Kirkner, John Leidecker,
William Anders, Joel Bittler,
William R Sheep, Hirm PalmeT,
John Wolf, Widiam Weliivor,
John M Moore, James fl TariBer,
James II CalaweH, George F Wagner,
Samel R John'ivnt
John A Weidenhamet
Wm. Hertderstiot, -
Robert C Montgomery Jeremiah Gou;er,
Daniel F Wagner, Josiah Hunter,
Cyrus Aldficit, Lemuel Thomas,
Nah Krnm, Henry Kirshner,
Elijah Keller, Gori;e Fry,
Andrew Wertman, Benjmin Fry,
Dvid Knorr. George Pder,
John G Karahner, John Cromley Jr ,
Robert H Murray, William Henry,
John B Wetzel,
Jihn R Robinson,
Jacob K Buj er,
John C McWilliams, Isaac Hoenstine,
Aorara u tioistger,
Richard B Wilson,
John Bogart Jr.,
D.vid M Wilson,
Peter Lnncolt Jr.,
Wm R Purse!!,
P-iter Menser Jr.,
Daniel li Fox,
John M rvinj,
E-imand J Moyer,
Wm M Snyder
David K Snyder,
Hudson O Snyder
Wm E Moyer,
Wm H Snyder.
w ii . u
Cyrus M Child,
Dennis E Bright,
A'lred J Moyer,
Ut.li.li 1 .
t r r r, .
Wm. C Shultz
Andrew J Carr
Thomas H Swi'.zer
Isaac F Saul
Geo F Weasner
Wrn C Pollock
Bonneville B Gresh
Wm New hart
Jacob Vousht Simon Voujht
Isaac Hommer Jmes Shultz
Stephen W Owen Sylvester Cleaver
Peter H Vought Charles Ellison
Thomas Richard Franklin Miller
Bei jtmin Biker
E-ihrairn E Rishel
John K Eves
David J Bright
Charles B iker
David P D.ehl
COLLEY 19. No Drafted 6.
Wm. W. Pottf-r. I Bi-nj. Vauehn,
Thoa. V. R Fell. I Jlm Dod.lox,
John llonsih worth. j Kiuanutl McCoi!.
LiAPuRTE BOROUGH-II. No. Drafted 3.
Hnry It. Dimbiai, I Siillman F. Lalhrop.
Alba C. B. Fisher,
LAPORTE TOWXSHIP C. No. Drafted 9,
John N gtevfnson,
1'ann'l .i I ii (T,
Daniel Fi t r,
'1 hos. L. Little,
DL'SHOUE BOROUGH 19. No. Drafted S.
Jacob Heaae, I James Scott,
Patrick 'roen, I Jahn II. Farrell,
Samuel J ick?m. John L'tts.
SHREWSBCUG 13. No. Drafted 4.
Charles Howlet, j John J. Lukins,
Christopher Lissen, Warren Etlkin.
DAVIDSON. 4d. No. Drafted 14.
John F. Keeler.
Llias 8. Howell.
Thoma L. Anderson,
James T. Slroup.
No. Drafted 9.
John H. Rogers,
Andrew J. avidge,
John G. Plotls,
Henry W. Dye,
Jacob A. Sued.
No. Drafttd Jd.
John C. Warbuaton,
Francis A. I.ovles.
Jorihia R. McCarty,
George Browne. (2i?)
Jamea B Norton.
Daniel D. Vargcrson.
Charles He r mat,
J-hn S. Brown,
J :ph Cook,
Barney P. Hunainger.
Francis Womer- ' .
Martin O' Brine.
Addison Shu man,
Aadrew Phibbin. -Manoaa
Jonn ri. iirown,
Charles M. Boyles.
No. Drafted 23.
Wm. C. Krown.
48. No. Drafted 14.
Alvin J. Heath,
Harvey D. Dickinson.
No. Drafted 34.
Charlee Keatcr, (2nd)
James I arrell,
Jacob F. Kiiniinger,
Thos. C. McCracken.
Words of Warning.
It has been frequently said, during the
luRt few weeks, that the central despotism
at Washington contemplated the perpetra
tion of a gross fraud upon ths riht of suf
frage in Pennsylvania. We do not believe
it. We believe that the Administration i
corrupt and faithless, but we do not think
that its ruling spirits are entirely devoid of
reason and common sense. Although they
have brought ruin and misery upon the free
homes and happy firetides ofihe North, we
cannot believe lhat they ara ready and
willing to plunge themelvee into the vor-
lex of a fearful and widespread revolution.
They have too many interests at staka, too
much property involved, too rnny lives !o
lose, to rau-se them to "play the spendthrift
with this great occasion," and by one act of
infamy and crime, to "ope the purple testa
ment of bleeding war" upon Northern
Never were we prouder of th positijn
occupied by the Democratic masses ihan
we are at present. Tney have ever been
firm and unyielding advocates of law and
order. They have been assailed in every
; point where the honor of a people is most '
nsitive. Thy have wi nessed repeated)
j attempts to divroy the liberty of speech and j
t crush the freedom of the nress. Thev have i
beheld the dark shadow of despotism grad
Dally failing upon ihepiihwij- ol the Ameri
can citizen, until they could see the form
j of the monster almost as plainly as ils pres-
ence is visible in Austria or Russia. Yet the
! people have loreborne Hope of exir
cation fro-n the evils which surrounJed
I them crowned the ballot-box with a bright
j bow of promise. There theysaw their lib
t erator, and they were content to await in
j patience its coming to ' deliver them- from
the body of this death." This hope will
nnl.npnch iih ihlr !'... Ii i hf
J , ' , i , , ,,
is a crime. 1 here are hundreds of thous-
ands of men, rearing at their heart's core
an undying love for the Union and the Cons
titution, who would not yield an inch ol
their detertniiia ion to have a free ani un
lettered ballot bebre imprisonment, exil-i,
or death. From the popular tribunes, from
the green hi'I-side, in the croaded city,
wherever th great heart of the Democratic
masses beats, this ss'emn trtnh ha been
proclaimed in lannage that cannot be mi
understood. Any attempt lo override or
tamper with ihe laws which govern the ex
ercise of the right of suffrage any inter
ference, no matter in what shape or form,
with the freedom of the ballot box will
not only destroy ihe peace and good order;
nf tr-ii'! v rmt tr?ill invito an rtriA am' a r vt
ed resistance to the guilty wretches wh-i
Biii.iieie.-Mj Bi'cmpi uii grua uu.rac. i
there a man in the Abolition pa-"ty who
would tamely submit to any infringement
upon his rihtin this respect ? Is thera a
hireling tool of the Administration who
would no: preach the gospel of revolution,
if his wa lo the polls wa barred bv bavo-
nets and his vote was denied bv reckless!
partisans 1 The answer is plain and sim-
Joseph B. Lowry,
trolun S. Cornell,
Vircil l Sparks,
Addison B. Hoagland,
Armstrong U. Irwin,
W in. Dun ii,
John tiny iter.
pie. Let the bad men in power ponder j from the city iiii materials therefor De
well upon these words of warning let them i setters say that, after strengthening Sum
remernber lhat the limit of endurance has ! l,r ar'J ?J"2 ore baferies on James
been reached let them beware of ihe slum
bering volcano, opon whose brink thej ara
I treading and let them aid in the preserva
tior. ol peace and order, instead ot becom
ing the architects of run., rapine, aad blood
In the mail stage between Clarion and
Franklin on the 25 h of August, going west
ward, were fonr passengers. Among the
number two officials, one of the Lincoln j
administration, and the other one of the 1
Curtin house-liold. Between the twooiSce j
holders the following coversition passeJ : j
State official remarked : ''You need not ;
be surprised if you see ten or flUeen thous ;
anil u ue oreecies luriougnevt irom the army
about the election time, for the election
wi t tie carried t.ns and next all bv the t
National official ,lThe damned copper
heads heretofore would not go to war, now
they will be made go. (Fe do not now deny
lhat the war is (or the emancipation of Ihe
The above statement discloses the secret',
schemes of ihe opposition. Curtin has the j
assurance that Abolition soldiers are to be
sent home to vote whilst the Democrat are
to t e retained in the army to do ihe fighting j
in their absence. It is time for the people
to awake, arouse, prepare for any such em
ergency. It is too much to be told that our
army is kepi in the field lo control the elec
lions the lives and property of our people
sacrificed and the Constitution made a nul
lity to effect secret political schemes. Are
the friends ol civil liberty, of equal rights
ready to surrender all earthly that is sacred
to them rather ihatt vindicate their rights at
Ihe ballot box ! We believe cot. Time
will determine Clirion Dim-Krai.
The draft has gone off a: last in this Dis
trict. The number drafted in this county is
six hundred and thirty four, and a pretty
heavy pull. In Bloom township there are
fifty eight chosen, including the fifty per
cent. e give the list of drafted men ol
Columbia, Montour and Sullivau, in to-day's
- Democratic Heeling. A Democratic meet
ing will be held ai Benton, Columbia co.,
to-morrow iThnrdar irtiink ,.:ti v. j
, t - y -" ou
dressed by M. E. Jackson, Eq. and Col.
the latest wau news
FROH TDB 401 OF TIIE CCjIBEBUSB..
A Desperate Buttle Repulse of the RibehTkt
Enemy Reinforced A Temporary Reverse.
Our Position Regained
Army of thk Cumberland 'I
Thbcb Milks fkom Chwfish Spkimjs, V
Sept. 19 )
An enijajement beun this morning al
ll o'clock with a heavy attack on Gen.
Thomas, forming the left wing, but at firtft
was ihomjht to be merely a feint. The halt
was composed of McCook's and Critten.
den's troops ihrown in as 'convenience
offered, the main portions of each being oa
the march at the lime The fiht on the
left was very desperate. The enemy was
repulsed, but on bein? reinforced, regained
their position, from which they were" sub
sequently driven after a desperate engage
ment of an hour and a half - General
Thomas chased them for nea.ly a mile
punishing them severely. '
About 2 P. M the rebeU made a dasrt
at the centre, composed of Van Cleve and
Reynold' divisions. The lormer was strock:
on the riaht flai.'k, and, being vigorously
pushed le I back until the latler was broken
and Ihe troops much scattered. Gen.
Thomas on the left and Gdn. Dans on lb
rishl Ihiew forward their lorces vigorously
towards them and after a hard fight recov
ered ihe lost ground. The fiht on the ex
treme right has bee i light, the enemy ap
parently proposing to get between as and
The general encasement ended ,by four
o'clock P. M. Generai Palmer, who bad
gathered the scaPeied forces. n 1 Gan. Neg
eiy, who had been sent from ihe rijjht flank
to feel ihe centre, pushed forward and re
established out line asil hail been betote
parallel with and along the Chicanuiga "
The country is level and hickely Over
grown with sm.ill timber and brush, nnfa
voratdy to ue of artillery, aud very liitie
j has been used.
The casualties in wounded are heavy,
but urpri-itily I i h t in kiile I for so hey
a musketry enaeintjni. U irnn ihe fi -ht
i 0,1 ,h, leu ,,lere " continued
i ...b,... f... 1,,.... V i .ir
eVa injnre'i omcers
Coloue s Hey and Bradely, commanding
brigade-, were wounded. Col. J .nes. 36th
h,n' Co,i C"-0" ai,d XH "r Vaucitaia. of
! ihe 10 h Indiana, were -vounded. I.ient.
I Col. Hutit 40th KentHr-ky, Lieu'. Co!. Mat-
we 1, 2d O!io, Lieut. Dvram, Lieut Lud-
! low. Lieut. Fesenlen BaHery H, 5ih Ariil-
ery, Lieut, v oyd, Battery I. 4ih &r:illery,
and Capt Brown 3lst Illinois, weie wound-
Captain Searls, Assistant Ai'jftant General
of St ark whaiher's brigade, wan killed.
The 7 6th Indiana rerovered Kelly's bat
tery. Ba'tery H, 5th Artillery w as lost and re
The fight is not yet over, and will prob-
ably be renewed to-morrow,
The rebel prisoner-taken
The rebel prisoner taken represent the
corps ol Gererals Hill, Polk, Johnston end
Tne men are in the
eager lo begin anew.
test spirits, and
Gill more Mmtnling Henry Gun on Fort
tier and Cummin J Poit l Prep 'M.ions for
Domb'irduig CharUbiOH Port Sumter not
yet Sir enJerel
New York, Sept, 16. The United States
steamer McCieilan, Capt. Gr-ty, arrived here
thi morning Irom Hilton Head and Morris
Island, bringing news Irom Charleston har
bor to t en o'clock WeJntjs.lay morning.
She brings a small rrnil. a number of pas
sengers and one htindreJ rebel prisoner
i taken at Fort Wagner.
General Giilmore was buly engaged in
heavy guns in Foit Wagner and Cummings
Point, with which he intended to bombard
,, ! 7 , annoyea oy
the rebel hre Irom James Island, but our
I -v . . - n n r L.a 1 a.
.- casualties are very few.
Sumter was slid in the hands of the reb-
The iege wa going o i favorably when
the McCledan le't.
The stenner Powhatan w to Lsave Hil
ton HeA.I on the 16th, with 'h- 'prize iron
. clad ram Allan'a in low for Nsw ork.
A let er from Morris Man-I reports fhe
rebels extremely busy reparing Fort Sifm-
ter. learners are continually nlvin there
I Miami oenerai DiiuregArj luteiids lo as
sume the oTensive, in order, it possible, to
gain possession of Morris Island Charles
ton is said lo be fad of rebel iroops.
Oilier rccouMs state that :i may be a
week yet before General Giilmore can open
fire upon Charleston The mounting of
guns ou the north end of Morris Island
P'oves very slow work ; but our losses
there from the rebel fire has been trifling.
Genenl Gdlmore had issued a congratu
latory order to the trnops on the capture of
Morris l-land. He says the city and har
bor of Charleston he at tiie mercy of onr
j) ft; p.
ti AJiown-r urg. on S.iu.ntav morr.inir
j September 12th IR63, Robert Williams,
aged i9 years, 10 month- and 10 days.
I lit Bloomsburg. on Thursday morning
j last, Jr.ux Witkniuht, aged 73 years, mo.
j ami lav.
KLV1EH OF TUti MARKET.
CARF.FULLT CORRKCTCD WEFKLV.
WHEAT, SI &(i BUTTER, 20
RYE. l 00 EGGS. 12
CORN, 9 TALLOW, 12
OA I S. 65 LARD per lb. 16
BUCKWHEAT, 75 POTATOES, 5
FLOUR pr. bbl. 7 0 DRrD APPLESl 00
CLOVE USEE D 4 00 HAMS. 12
THE Examination of Teachers for Col
umbia county, will take place at the lot
lowing time- and places :
Centre at Fowlersville, September 21st ;
Catawi-sa a; Caiawi.Ra, Sept. 2i ; Berwick
Bor. Sept. 23; Mifflin at Mtfil.nville, Sept.
28; Boater ai Michael's School house, Sept.
29 ; Main at Mainville, Sept. 30; Roaring
creek at Middle School bouse. Oct. 1 ; Con
vngiiam ai Centreville, Oct. 2 ; Lca-t -t
Nu.ne lia, Oct 3 ; Franklin at Clayton'
School house. Oct. 5 ; Orange at Orangeville,
Oct. 7 ; Fishingcreek at Pe-ier's School
house, Oct. 8 ; Benton at Benton. Oct. 9;
Sogarloaf at Cole's School house, Oct. 10 ;
Scon ai Light Street, Oct. 14 ; Mad.son at
Jersey town, 0-t. 16; Hemlock at Buck
Horn, Oct. 20; Montour at Dietciick's
School hou e, O.M. 21; Mount Pleasant at
Jones' School house, Oct. 22 ; Briaicreek
at MartzV School house, Oct. 23; Green
wood at Rot r-burg, Oct 26; Jackson at
Derr's School house, Oct. 27 ; Pine at
Warnersville, Oct. 30.
The exerci-e at all the above places to
commence at 1G o'clock, A. M.
Teacher will please be punctual in at
tendance. Directors are respectfully" re-
- , , ... l
J. P CHARLES G. BARKLY.
J Bloomsburg,i.pt. 2, 1863. Co Sujd