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DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET.
RICHARDSON L. WRIGHT, of Philadelphia
SURVEYOR GENERAL, ..
JOHN HOWE, of Franklin County
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY TICKET
ASSIFiTAVI . kW ILDOC
GEORGE F. GILLMORE. of Pittsburgh
JOHN N. ArCLOWIIT, Pittsburgh
SAM CEL ISFILF.F. of ktlrmingham.
U NV. MEANS. of
JOSEPH H. DAVIS.. of Allegheny City
PHILIP. H. STEVENSON : of,Moon township;
jAcoSt•S'fIICKRATII. of - Allegheny City;
ANDREW JACKSON BEAUMONT, of Pittsburgh
courcrit cominsantistis -
EDWARD CAMPBELL, Jab, of Pittsburgh.
JAMES BLACKMORE, of Pittsburgh
PAIN T. SYMMES, or Pittsburgh
JOEL KETCHUM, of Elitabeth.
DIRECTOR OF THE 1.00/E
THOMAS NEEL, of Tarentum.
MR. DOUGLAS IN OUR CITY
Immense Concourse to Hear
THE SPEECH OF THE LITTLE GIANT
Mr. Douglas arrived in our city about mid
night on Monday night. lie was met by a
few of his personal friends, and a commit
tee of the Douglas Club, who escorted him
to his lodgings at the St. Charles Hotel.
On Tuesday morning he was fully occupied
in receiving the calls of the citizens of
Pittsburgh, for without respect of party,
they flocked in hundreds to see the man
who had done so much for the rights of the
people. Ife received all with warm and
manly cordiality, taking them by the hand
and eolivering freely.
It is a glorious thing to be popular - in a
good cause. The brilliant statesman stood
among his fellow citizens, of all hues and
shades of politics, and all welcomed him
with reverence, respect, and affection. There
was no thought of party lines nor of politi
cal dissensions in his presence. Ills bearing,
his talent, and the remembrance of what lie
had done for the country, inspired all about
him with admiration and enthusiasism.
Those who hold the offices of the present
administration in our county, laid aside all
thought of political differences, and wel
comed the distinguished stranger to our city
as heartily as those who claimed to be his
warmest friends. The reception of the
hitesman from Illinois reminded us forci
bly of that of the great son of Kentucky,
alas! now dead—at the Monongahela House.
some years since. Many, who then were
the most enthusiastic admirers of Henry
Chi), were yesterday at the St. Charles,
equally anxious to shake the hand of a man
worthy in all respects to take his place as a
National Counsellor—the hand of Stephen
.lodge Uim2lt WWI accompanied by 31 r.
J. M. Cutts, his father-in-law. and Mr..l. R.
Sheridan, his private Secretary. Ile look
the picture of robust health, and his eagle
eye betokene,l a mind as powerful and active
as his body.
After dinner he W :LS conducted to a car
riage in waiting at the hotel, by two mem
bers of the reception committee, Mr. Cutts
accomyanying them. The were driven to
the beautiful suburb of t lakland, then
visited the Allegheny Cemetery * and re
turned to the city at about four o'clock.
It had been announced in the daily pa
pers that Judge I )ouglas would atidre, , ,
the people from the balcony of his ho
tel. Long before dark the street ? in
front of the St. Charles Hotel began 011
up with persons wishing to secure the'ilfrese 7
favorable position to hear him, and within
an hour the vicinity of Wood and Third
streets was a dense mass of people, number
ing at least five or six thousand. The win
dows of the upper stories of the warehouses
opposite wslire also croweded with spectators,
among whom were several
At half past seven, Voting's Brass : Band
maithed down, and took up a station in
front of the St. Charles, where they played
one or two favorite airs. As they concluded,
loud calls were heard for ) the distinguished
Senator. He made his appearanceon the
balcony, along with a committee of the
Douglas Club, and was received with cheers
Mr. Jacob M'Collister, President of the
Douglas Club, introduced the "Little Giant"
to the assembled multitude, in a few brief,
but appropriate remarks,and the iehtleman
stepped forward, and, for an hour, poured
forth a flood of eloquence, which enchained
tho living mass before him as with a magi
cian's power. It is impossible for us to rep
resent the effects of his eloquence. Ills
ne personal appearance, his magnific,ent
voice, his ready command of language, his
astonishing memory, and perfect prepara
tion to reply to every question which was
addressed to him, were astonishing.
It is not enough to say that he has made
a most favorable impression upon the people
here—all who saw him and heard him speak
were delighted, carried away, enchanted, as
the silver.tones of his voice, and his con
vincing eloquence, swelled their souls and
enlarged their manhood. It is good to be
a great manil great to h e a good man, in
the eyes of crateful people.
We publish to-day a full report of Mr.
With his friends,he left the city last night
at midnight, for Columbus, where ho will ad
dressthe people of I >hie at 2 o'clock, to-day.
Next Tuesday our County Fair will 'com
mence, and every preparation has been made
for a good exhibition. Our farmers and our
mechanics will have specimens of the products
of their several avocations on exhibition, in
abundance. There will be a large visitation to
Our city and our merchants and business men
may look out for a brisk week's business. The
sooner they commence advertising their stock
in the newspapers, the more sales - they may
calculate upon making. Strangers always look
to the newspapers for information where to
purchase such articles as they may desire.
THE Dispatch announces that Captain Sir
Edward W. H. Schenhiy, ex-member of Par
liament for the Borough of Dartmouth, Eng
land, has returned to the 'United States. Per
haps he may intend to ruirfect his citizenship,
and offer himself for office in this cloulitry..—
His English style of electioneering Will be an
expensive operation in this country. If 223
votes cost $15,000, what will 3.5,01)0 cost?
The revenues of the Kniglit of . 31.aidscrabble
won't stand - such a movement .
REPORT OF THE SPEECH
-110:N• S. A. DOUGLAS,
citizens of Pittsburgh, SOtember Oth.
. Irv : another article, we .hale spoken of Mr.
Douglas' enthusiastic reception by the citizens
of Pittsburgh and Allegheny county. The
following is a correct report of his eloquent
remarks to them from the balcony of the St.
He was introduced to the assembled thousands
by Jacob M'Collister, Esq., President or thy•
Douglas Club •of Allegheriy County. Mr.
M . Cpllister said :
F4.ientts; and Feilow citizens: As President
of thoAlitlieny City Douglas Club, the
pleasing dtitimposed upon me of introdu-
SiVMiSPilJAdSeDouglas,the United Buttes
SenitiOr from Illinois'.
Amid •loud-chenrs from the crowd, Judge
Douglas stepped forwird and said :
Fellow-ritize-ns: This is an unexpected specta
cle tome to-night; when I left Washington to
make a brief trip to my own State, it was not
my purpose to have stopped within the limits
of Pennsylvania; but have been so kindly
received wherever I rave been, that I do not
feel at liberty to refrain expre sing ti few views
to you to-night up - on the queStions which win
to agitate the public mind.
To be thus re, dived by such a large audi
ence, in a city where 1 am an entire stranger,
is to me exceedingly gratifying ; to be thus re
ceived by Pennsylvanians, natives of that great
State which is known as the Keystone of the
great federal arch is sufficient to gratify the
pride of any public man. Your State has been
properly called the Keystone; she occupies that
central'pbsititin in the Repnblic which enables
her to sympathize with all the other States, in
every section of the Fronting in the
East upon;the•waters of the Delaware•and the
Atlantic; in the West upon' the great line of
lakes, with a great city at the heatlef the Ohio,
I she trades with the North and the South, the
East and- the West, and has:vital interests con
nected with every State in the Union. Penn
sylvania is 'ssentially a Union State; she is
the heart of this great confederacy, and has all
the elements of' an ompird within her own
limits. Excelled by few in her agricultere, by
few in her commercial reeources: unrivalled
in her manufactures, and all those elements
which fill up great manufacturing cities, she
has an interest in the welfare Knit prosperity of
every portion of the federaljl - Ilion. You want
the whole nation as a markdt for your produce:
you trade with every State and every Terri
tory, and you, therefore hate an interest in the
preservation of those principles which will
maintain peace and concord throughout the
confederacy. Pennsylvania has always stood
a barrier against that tide of fanaticism, which,
raised in one section of the Union, has threat
ened to sweep over the other section. Penn
sylvania has never yielded either to Northern
or Southern fanaticism. [Great applause.
I trust that Pennsylvania will continue to
maintain that proud position which has thus
far marked her entire history. Pennsylvania
has never sympathized with that system of
polities which rallies sectional parties, and
arouses the North against the South. the S,, f th
against the North. and places them in the posi
tiun of two hostile seetiqm , . Why should
Pennsylvania sympathize with such an organi
zation of political parties Why should shy•
sympathize with that sentiment which hold
that there is an irrepressible conflict between
the labor of the North and the labor of the
South—between the inititutioni of the North
and the institutions of the South, and which
would make the two great sections enemies t
each other '!
Pennsylvania is in favor of the I - nion. and
I triist ;be will manife,t tif r attachment t, , it
by maintllning those great principle upon
which it was founded by Our lather,. In the
days of the Itecohtlon thorn was no
graphical parties as we now find. In the camp
of Washington Northern and Southern mon
were found fighting side by side, in a common
cause, and pouring out their blood in corium. f I
streams for the benefit of a common country
Why then should que,tions be raked at this
time calculated to alienatafthe alLa•tions of the
people of one section from the it of another.
'Recently there has been an organization in this
country, bused upon a geographical lin , . rally
ing every man north of that line or atteruptini.
to rally every one in hostility to the States and
people and aomeatic institutions oath of lint
line. We are told by this party there is an ir•
repressible conflict between the free States and
the 'Wive States--betweentree labor and slay,
must continue until this Union shall hceorne
fc-e...9.! or all slave. to voice—•• }'es' and it
will coirtiue.i Why ask, must this Union
becoine all one or all the other May we not
lice forever in peace and harmony in the
I'n-lutu-tinder the Constitution, as our father,
When the t'nion was formed, it was com
posed of thirteen States, twelve of hich were
slaye holding and only one a free State. Werc
we told t.lnn that the,. State., m
alt free nr all slave P Did the North the
take the ground that there lewd he Unif,r
ratty throughout the length and bri•ntitli
of the land, upon the slavery qu...46.n,
that the States must therefore be all free or, all
slave" If that ground had been taken when
the eonstitution was !nada, do you think that
slavery would - have been prohibited in all the
States Would the one free State have out
voted the twelve sluveholdilig Stfitei and abol
ished slavery throughout the land". On the
contrary, if the doctrine had then prevailed
that the domestic institution, of the entire
Union roust be uniform, would not the slave
holding States have out voted the one Inc
State and have established slavery by consti
tutional provision on every inch of American
This doctrine of uniformity which is now
preached by the ttepublican party, if proclaim
ed at that day, would have fitsteocd slavery on
every State in the Ameritan confederacy : —
But at that day, the framers of the Constitution
were true to those greet principles of self-gov
ernment, upon which the Union was founded.
They had just emerged froin the revolution—
that revolution \which had its origin in the
right of each eolo‘y and each province to gov
ern itself with respect to its local and domestic
concerns. Whoever will take the pains to read
the history of the American colonies, will find
that the first 'Cause of quarrel between those col
onies and the Brit, h floveriiment, arose on the
As early as 1699 Virginia ben-wine alarmed
lest she might have more slaves within her
limits than would be safe for the white settlers,
in view of the vast number of hostile Indians
who surrounded them'. She passed a law im
posing a penalty on all slaves brought subse
quently into the colony of Virginia, but im
mediately the British merchants engaged in
the African slave trade, petitioned the crown
to annul that act of Virginia against slavery,
on the ground that the colony wits the common
property of tho empire, and that all British
stebjects had a right to move into it,carry their
property with it, and hold i# in defiance of the
local law. The king grahted the prayer of
the:petitioners, and annulled the law of Vir
ginia against slavery. Virginia passed soother
and another, and continued until she enacted
thirty-one statutes against 'that trade, prior to
the revolution. Thus, you observe that the
first great point of controversy between the
colonies on the one hand and the British gov
ernment on the other, involved the right of
each colony to control the slavery question to
suit itself. Every one of the thirteen colonies
did control that question prior to the revolu
tion. Sonic encouraged slavery—others ex
cludod it—but all controlled it to suit them
selves, and maintained that it was their inhe
rent right to do so. Hence, when the colonies
became independent States, they founded the
.. ey y h o a u d c t o h n i t n e k n
a t t h r a o f itiegrh
American government on the identical princi
of the revolution against the
Brl t t
ha Pa c rl o i l aal Parliament control the
that in t
slaveryr g htof
ferred,upon.Congress the same power they
had refused to 'allow the British Parliament to
A Voice—How do you stand in 1859
Mr. Dougla.s—l will toll you how we stand in
1859. We have a political , parki in 1859 that
contends for the identical doetrinNliat the T o _
Aes of the Revolution contended. fir, to wit:—
That the colonies, rirovinoes, and territories
are not entitled to the rights of self-govern
ment. In opposition to thie party, the Democ
racy of 1859 stands where' the Whigs of the
Revolution stood, ,declaring that it la the in
alienable right of every political 'compßink,
whether called a State. a . province, a colony, or
a territory, to govern itself in its local 44
4° T nl h es a t t i° w c tui on t e rte n p s iinc C tp U l h e e Tni l ended for then by
the American colonies. That was the princi
ple vindicated by the battles of the Revolution.
That was the principle upon which the coneli,-
• ' sr; -, ;" - 4 it•-4-4-"`"4`
totion el the United States was formed. 'Chat
lye, the principle , ernhodieel*Chey', compro
mise measures of IK,O, atid thjit wti , the identi
cal principle embodied ittetliblietnets Ziebra,,ka
bill of IF6t. That principle was well defined
by Jas. Buchanan, in his letter accepting the
Cincinnati nomination: I Vila. letter refer
ring to the Kansas-Nebraska Act, he said:
This legislation i founded on principles ns
ancient AS free government in accordance
with them, has simply declared that the people
of a Territory, like those of a State, shall de
cide for themselves, whether slavery shall, or
shall not exiid within their limits."
That is the prineipl4 tho DOmo
(Trak, party now stands, and upon which we
intend to tight the brittle of IStin. [Cries of
"Good ! Good: . Cheer,, &v.] And I wish
to ask you, citizen, of Prnneslvanie , whether
you are prepared to stand by and maintain
that principle. [Cries of " Yes e s :'' A
ou - kid 11 : : Ido n o t care
who is your lender : inn not talking
about linen:: I eel standing one an huniortal
principle, that will survive alter all the Dien
about whom you are contending shall have
been consigned to the tomb. I luau e nothing
to say about your local 21.11,1 tilotllt,tic quarrel, ;
I hare no part nor lot in your local controver
sioi; fight out those trouble, as you please—
you will not tied me interfering or complain
ing so long as you adhere druily to the great
principle upon which all oi,r Ante/ wan institu
I was about saying that the federal govern
ment and the State germ noicat of our polit
ical system are founded upon that great prin
ciple. The framers of the Constitution well
understood, at that day. Ilea in a republic as
extensive as ours, with mach n t ztriety of cli '
mate, soil, productions anti interests, there
must be a corresponding variety in the local
and domestic institutions- of the different local
ities. They know the laws and institutions
well adapted to the granite hills of New }lamp
shim were not suited to the tobacco plantations
of Virginia. They knew that the institutions
which were well suited to the mineral re
gions of Pennsylvania were illy adapted to
the rice plantations of South Carolina.—
They knew that each locality, having dis
tinct and separate interests, required distinct
and different laws, adapted to the'wards of its
own locality. For that reason it was provided
that each State should hate a Legislature of its
own, and through that Legislttture should have
the exclusive power to adoptipst such Ideal in
stitutions, and make just such laws as It saw
proper,' interference , q 1 the part of
Corigr,S or any otter Stale. lilts. riot ..xperi 7
crice proven the wisdom of that great princi
ple' Ilas it not shown that therti must be a
variety in the laws, to snit the difference in the
wxn U, oondition and interests of each State'
S,.w. Ittttta!ratic party •lint! tiptat thr
prineipl.• that pal in Pen n• r I van la. have ttn
right to snake just su,sh - keid laws and adop
just 1,11.11.111111e.1tie 11' tit tit1..1... ss you see proper:
and that it is nobody else's husints, wheth,
they like them or not. All we of Illinois ask
of you Pennsylvanian- i-. make your own laws,
regulate your own 1 . 111111,410 attend to
your own business, let us alone, and w.• will he
the best of friend,. Hut y must not come to
and di. titre u- the kind of local law
'and dome-tie institutions n.i most have. You
mind.your own Widnes, and let us alone, and
We Will attend to Our own ifl ' itirs, Mind
our own . Ille 1.4 you alone, and
then there wilt be peace. If you do not
like our• unr.,l , it kip it—wo did not
nut , th,ii for you—we !mole them to suit
1111,1 11.•,,41/t1•11 and it you
do not like them. ail y to do is to stay
W 1., then,.
so it W 1111 ..ti S,uth. They
di11 . ..n.10, Mel dr,r,rn t i o , Ulutiun,
ir,olll t 11,.• 1., W 111, II S. leis... teen hecustomed
in Pennsylvania. Tlnty have a tight to thorn:
it is their and i in n. thoir law'
and in , titutirt , suit thorn, they are alone re
sporadhlo. and you IlltlSt not it i o t ehir,
id -Good.' Groat applflll,,i If the South
attempt to fort, their iiolitutliirei upon yiiu,
then it is title! for t —.I le ai-yrt your equality
ait a soviireLzri Snit, of in t- Union, and r,p4,1
any Intorlori••. , - 'iinsiiipiontly. you
will 500 th...iarne pritii h restrain , thy
Southern fri•ll/ ryti ILiL: their in•titution
of slit% cry on Penn,ilvania, i, equally uldlitza
tore up o n Penreiyit :min, and re,truit/ her
from any intorfertini - ii. iitroetly or indirectly,
with thy institution , id . othor State,
Dettitiorats stand that rime principle
in tin It le i• (11. W in th e
Stattiit.tA nit why it port rhu.
That v. hit try f.,loilnr F,vereitznt)
-tho rittlit of an. iisory Stftle and
osir•ry Torritiir), make , thoir own laws,
thiiir own gisvotin then--
soli ssiithiiiit this iiilorforenco it the iithor
State ~ of (..ogli:ro-4, or any other power what-
A 1,1•, r Why should they not be permitted to
them-elvees 4 The Republicans tell us
that they are willing its allow the peopln of
territory to govern t heinset Up
Subject except t . hat of slavery—but they
cannot permit Rum to legislate upon that •ilies•
tion. Why not If the people of a territory
are capable of self-Government--if they ere
competent to pas.; laws, on :•very other subject,
why not upon the negro question Its well us
other: )00, it require any higher degree
of Intel ligerio• —aliy greater degree of capaeity
-.4 :illy more refilled tense of justiee,to legislate
upon the relation , between ui.ster and eervatit
than it does between those of husband and
mie : parent and • told and gliardiali I,n‘l ward.
Yet urn all other .1. , fonts pio,tion 7 the pee
of t h e Territory are mit I do ay they
please. Why 1,1 ul. 11 ll.i , Ve‘tal ,ille,tion of
slavery - So long a., yt,u rw ogniZe t h e right
of the federal g,overnment to interfere with the
local and domestic institutions or any Terri
tory or State, you can never hate tie and
harmony del ween the different sections of the
Union. Wheiwver you reeogni4e the right el
ono party to intervene in favor of its section,
the opposita party will claim the right to in
terveno In fn von of its section also. Hence
you see that while there is One party claiming
for Congress the right to interfere Will prohibit
slavery everywhere in the Territories of the
United States, on the otbcr hand there are a
few own in the South, narticulaily in the Op
position party in lientneky and the rem
nant of that party in the other States,
who claim that it is the duty of Congress
to intervene and protect slavery in the
Territories, where the people do not Ayala,
it, and will not protect it themselves.—
Ws have a case now before us, demanding
Congressional intervention, which will test that
principle. I allude to New Moxico and Kan
sas. For several years after New Mexico was
organized as a Territory, she refused and failed
to prowl. slave property within her limits, but
in the year I arib her legislature passed` a law
establishing a slave code and protecting slavery
as one of her domestic institutions. A few
months previous to that act. the legislature of
Kansas, which formerly protected slavery, re
pealed the slave code of Kansas and annulled
all laws and institutions protecting slave prop
erty and all penalties for the violation of the
rights of slavery, and withdrawing from the
courts all jurisdiction over the subject. 2 Thus
you find in Kansas the Territorial Legislature
by a system of unfriendly legislation has exclu
ded slavery from that Territory, while in New
Mexico the Territorial Legislature, by a system
of friendly legislation has established and Ninect
ml it in that Territory. Ni ow we are told by the
Republican party, in the resolution adopted at
their National Convention, held in Philadel
phia, in 1556. that Congress has the power, and
that it is its duty to prohibit slavery in all the
Territories. According to the platform df that
party, the Republicans stand pledged at the
next session of Congress to bring in a law re
pealing the slave code of New Mexice,,and
prohibiting shivery in that Territory, find' ac
cording to the principles of the Southern inter
ventionists, they stand pledged to bring in a
law enacting a slave cede. for Kansas, and pro
tecting slave property there against the wishes
of the people. Thus you will find the interven
tionists of the North and the interventionists
of the South pledged to conic forward at the
next meeting of Congress, and re-open agita
tion, and try to settle it by congressional en
actment. Now what 01 he the pi.sition
of the Democratic party when these Mies-
Sons are presented ? I will tell you where the
friends of popular sovereignty stand, and I will
tell you where the ndviicates of the Cincinnati
platform are compelled to stand—that ik l to re
sist any attempt on the part of Congress to in
terfere with slavery either in New Mex ico or
Kansas. If the people of New Mexicoldesire
-Avery and a slave code, they have a right to
it. It is their business, not yours. It does not
interfere with your rights, and you have noth
ing to say about it, if, on the other hand, the
people of Kansas do not want shivery, and are
opposed to a slave code, they have a right to
pass just such local laws as they see broiler,
subject only to the Constitution of the United
States ; and if any man feels aggrieved4by, the
local legislation of the Territory, all he has to
4o is to appeal to the Court and obtain a de
cision, and then abide the result of that de
A Voice—HOW stands 3 udge Douglas on that
Zifr. Dpuglas-1 will tell yon how I stand
on that question. I . siaxid, by, the pripciple
z f r I~ ' t' r
that the people of every State and every Terri
have the righeigher to establish or pro
hibit, abolish or protect slavery, juse,,as tiloy
please [cheers] and twill maintain:that right.
as king at! holdany . publie position;.or have
a vote to give as a private citizen [renewed
applause]. I maintained that principle in 1850
by the side of Clay, Webster, Cass and the lead
ers of the two great p•irties when we adopted
the compromise measures of that year.
A IMec—W hat about the Fugitive Slave
3lr. Doug will answer that gentleman
now. Br the Constitution of the United States
it is provided • that a fugitive•slavo,-escaping
from its owner shall be delivered up: [cries of
good ;"] that Constitution is the supreme law
of the land, and I am bound by my oath to
support it. So help 'me G0d,.1 will maintain
it as long as I have life and strength, whether
it be popular North or South. [lmmense ap
plause. • I hold that every citizen is bound by
the Constitution of the country to lend all his
influence, when properly called upon, to give
it force and vigor. And hero let me tell you
that there is nothing so dangerous to liberty
and free government as this doctrine that a
man is not bound to obey the Constitution and
the laws when he does not like them. Mr.
Douglas said that under that doctrine the Re
publicans, or a portion of them, had insisted
that the Fugitive Slave law should not be en
forced, and had in many instances prevented
its being carried out, and that the effects of
this bad example could now be seen in the
re-opening of the slave trade, and the escape
of those engaged in it when captured without
1 suffering the penalty.
Fie alluded to the action of the Whig and
Democratic Conventions in 1852, when they
both re-affirmed the principles of the com
promise of 1850, and asked why we cannot
now stand where the great leaders of both those
great parties then stood. If we adhered to that
principle now there would be an end of sec
tional strife, but if we violated that principle
and adopted Congressional intervention there
would be no peace on the slavery question and
no cessation of sectional strife so long as the
Union continued as our fathers made it, com
posed of free and slave States. In the great
struggle which took place in Illinois last year,
the Democratic party had stood firmly united
upon the Cincinnati platform, (16 - adoring
that they would carry out that principle and
let the people act for themselves, not only in
Kansas, but in every other State and Territory.
whether they wanted slavery or not. [Cheers.]
It was true that in that struggle he had found
himself assailed by not only the Republicans,
hut by an unholy and unnatural combination
of opposite parties, but still he had stood firmly
by the Democratic platltirm, and' the great
principle of non-intervention and popular
sovereignty, mad had been faithful t the regu
lar organization of the Dernoeratie party, and
had whipped the combined forces of the ene
mies. ['l hree cheers.] Why couldn't not the
Democracy of Pennsylvania follow that exam
ple, and accomplish the same result, or rather,
he would ask, why not follow their own exam
ple. Never in the history of this country bad
the Democratic party ever elected a President
without the vote of Pennsylvania. Who elected
Washington, Jefferson, M igon, Mon roe,
Jackson and Van Buren, and every other Dem
ocratic candidate front that day to this. 'Wero
the Democracy of Pennsylvallift now going to
throw away the prestige of the old Keyston e.
State, to forget their glorious history in the
paSt and to wheel into the ranks of abolition
ism or modern republicanism. If they did it
would be their own act, and not the net of their
oplments. The ftepubliemer , had no chance of
success except in the dissensions of the Demo
crney, and while he would never stand up
against principle or yield it for the salve of har
mony, yet, in order to preserve the principle , .
of the party he would surrender any personal
prejudices and hostilities he might have [good
and cheers.) The part of wisdom and patriotimt
was only to remember past quarrels in order to
profit by them. Wherever there had been past
ism. , that had died, all the asperity which
they ever created should be buried with them,
and iv, shouid only look ahead In the future.
holding forth the banter of Democracy. with
our principle, emblazoned on it in clear , and
unequivocal language, and rally under the or
ganization 01 the party.
By t h e arrival of ow overl an d mai l a t S
Leek we have new from San Frallei,eo
the ult., and late Intellig - enee from Or
('arson Valley. 1111,1 the Frazer river
country. There had been no arrival,: of le,z
s,k from Atlantic ports at :•;..n Francisco
since the the steamer on the tkth --
In Oregon: the Indians were harras, , ing Lieu
tenant 3f ullon's wagon-road expedition, by de
stroying the wile pmts and burning the grw-;
at the camping grounds. The Carson Valley
people hare declared themselves independent
of Utah, framed a Cnnstitution for a provi—
ional government, and called their Territory
Nevada. The Recounts . from Frazer river are
said to be encouraging. The report of Gener
al Harney's taking possession of the Hand of
San Juan is confirmed. GJyernor Dougla,
claimed the island for groat Ilritain, and de
,pan Mal armed vessels and -oldiers there. It
stated however, officially. that the island
will remain in Ow joint
troop. of boll) nation.i until tins rt.movtiv
L'.overuinonts can IP) informed of tllq proem]
Death of Robert I:wl
Robert Wickliffe, Sen., Who recently died ut
hi, residence in Lexington, wa , , oil.- of the
most prominent citizens or Kentucky. He
was eighty-11re years of age. His wealth , wat ,
enormous, and was exceeded by but few men
in the United Stitte:. Ile owned five tlem4and
acne of land in Fayette county alone, which
was but a trifling part of his possessions..
p.roperty . went high up into the millions. He
had boon in his day an active and' prom inont
politician. Ile was for many year- a bitter
personal and political enemy of floury Cliq,
who appeared on the political stage of-Ken
tucky at about the same time with himself.
We believe he WAS never in Congress, but for
many years was a member of the Kentucky
Legislature. He was an able lawyer, and not
withstanding his advanced age still practiced
in the courts. He argued a case only a week
before his death in one of the Lexington
courts. Dlr. , Wichlide loft three daughters--
one the widow of Judge Worley, another the
wife of Col. Preston, now Minister to Hpain,
and Mrs. John Preston, of Louisville. His
manner mid bearing were that ot . Pie polished
gentlemen of the olden time.
Carstang vs. Slimy.
The ease of Etilo C. Carolling against Henry
Shaw, of St. Louis, fur breach of promise, will
be remembered as one of the most remarkable
if its kind over occurri ag in this cAiun try. On
its itrial a verdict was rendered by a :SI. ; Louis
jury for the sum of one hundred thousand dol
lars against this defendant. This, however,
was sot aside on account of some informalities,
and a nosy trial ordered for the coming fall.
The plaintiff and her family formerly lived in
the city of Brooklyn, and, to ascertain, midi if
possible, impeach the character of the plaintiff,
a commission was 6,4110 d by.the coasts Of iMis
souri appointing John K. Eager and Edward
11. Collins, Esqs., of New York, to take tes
timony thereonn. The testimony' whieosi'very
voluminous, is just closed. Many of doi first
aid oldest citizens have been examined. It is
said the only important witness againsther has
been fully impeached. Nearly four Weeks
have been spent in daily examinations of wit
nesses on both sides. The testimony will be
transmitted to St. Louis, and the final trial had
in November in that city.
Mr. Howe, the new Manager, has corn
inenced his season most brilliantly. He has
an excellentcompany of ladies and geathi men,
one which will please our play-goers. He is a man
of untiring energy, athorough adopt in the man
agerial business, and a:capital actord
The lovers of amusement will find, on all oe
easions, that the entertainments at the Old
Theatre will compare 'fAvdriltily With those of
any theatre, either in East or West.
Tinit last rail , on the 'Racine and 31.isaiJaipp
Railroad, wa t ail4kedlltrap week. t
TO ,BIUARJESS MEN.
Wbe s,eitS,n l focqiii;;"\fall trade is now at
hand, atitlout' niachants and business men,
whnare,Prepared with large, cheap, and de
sirable stocks of goods, are beginning to ad
vertise their buSiness. Those who neglect
this, stand tnostseriously in their own light. ,
The people *the long settled sections
of the countiy;look into the newspapers
when they want to lind the names of the
principal merchants, traders, and mannfac-
Wrerl of any place. ;This is welt ;under
stood in all the Eastern cities, and there,
even the oldest, and longest, and best estal
lished houses advertise liberally and contin
nally. Look at the course purshed by the
New York, Roston. and Philadelphia mer
chants ! They are not satisfied with send-
ing a short semi-annual nOtice to,tho print
er, and let that suffice. Most of the large
mercantile houses of these cities IN' 0111 a as
oon think of taking down their signs, put
ing up their shutters, and chasing !their
doors, as to take their advertisements out of
the newspapers. The practice of continual
advertising—always keeping their names,
their business, and the extent and character
of their stock before the purchasing publij
is almost universal in the East.---where all
the substantial meii and good houses are
known, and where trade has long been di
rected into accustomed and covenient chan
nels; how much more should this practice
be kept up in the comparatively new por
tions of the West, where changes are
stantly recurring, and new avenues of trade
constantly opening. Buyers, seeking a mar-
Itet, are all governed, to a great extent, by
what they see in the newspapers. There is
not a doubt that, in-proportion as our mer-
chants avail ehemsetves of'tlfe; columns of
the public pre., theingo943 ; to
the public, !:9 will, the
, liqnerill prosperity
of 110 business be. Those who appreci
ate the.advantages:of advertising, and make
use of it constantly,systematkally,and4jndi
eiously, never fail to promote the interest
in which they may ba've embarked.
The columns of the DAILY and WEEK.LY
POST present peculiar advantages to the ad
vertising public. The joint editions of our
paper give us a circulation EQUAL TO
ANY PAPER i 5, TOE crry, with a sin
gle exception. J large portion of this cir
culation is among merehants,farmers and
business men in the country the very
classes whose interest it is to purchase in
this city. Besides, ours is the only Dem
ocratic English paper, and through no other
channel can the Democratic dealers of
Western Pennsylvania and Eastern. Ohio be
reached 'for ten times the amount which an
advertisement in the DAILY and NYSEKLY
Peer costs. e cur leading business men ap
preciate this faet, :Ln.l we thank them for
their favors. We shall take pleasure at any
time in noticing, as we may think they de
serve, the business and facilities of such
houses as may, from time to time, send us
By late observations and calculations,it is af
firmed that the sun it , farther oft from the
earth than it was in more ancient days, and
the distance is increasing. Heretofore, the
A taunt Borealis has been supposed to be a spe
:ial inhabitant of the Northen or cold regions,
but of Into it has traveled so far South as to
reach our latitude and to take such possession
of our telegraph lines as to render them unman
ag,able by the operator. 'Couple these facts
with the peculiar cold weather we are experi
encing in our dog days and it may furnish
grand connections for a new theory about the
sun, the weather and the Aurora, which will
make a study for the philosopher.
flow the South Loot Upon Douglas.
The Southern Democrats tire fully aware of
the Net that the election of ]l?'c ;L Douglas , to the
Presidency will not in the 4ightest degree
damage the interests of the Sot*. Whether
he becomes President or maintains his present
position in the Senate, his doctrines will re
main the same, and his influence will continue
to be as potent a ever. The Logisyille Denso,-,wt
sap. • -
Now. what hat: the South to lose if Douglas
be president' if it be hie doctrines these men
dread, the:j' res k .neth hnst - Dougles
is in the Senate. lle has quite as much power
to support his doctrine now, as he would have
if ho were President. They want to go to
Congress with the slavery question. Well,
suppose they go to this Congress about to meet
in December neat. They have great faith in
Congress ; let them now make the experiment.
They have more friends now, then they will
ever have, if they make this isgUeatli the free
States; and they . had better make haste now,
for the legislation they demand.'
Botta has been down to New York to sleep.
lle 11S1s not had - a g,nod night's rest since be
slant with John Tyler, in 11540 But there was
no sleep for Botts in Gotham. A. big band,
with lug brass horns, bass drums, and other
wind instruments, serenaded him, and he had
to getup ,in s(,i n+niy nnd.:tnake . a speech. Ile
wade no couiplaint about, , the mysterious
knocking at..t.ht; i'ne4e re were his
friends, and they wanted 111 M to biitheir nest
Hos. Ocrvitit J. MORUAN, of Louisitilia,
has presented to Bishop Polk, of that State,
the handsome sum of fortythousaud dollars as
the foundation of a professorabip of Agricul
tural Chemistry, in the "University of the
Sentlt.": This munificent donationtuakes up
the entire amount of fire hanged thontlind
dollars, required . by•the charter for the estab
lkliment of thepropused University.; a,
SEN A Spcecii nt
ton, Gebrgia, thh other day,. which - startled the
:tire-raters:The Di spat ckan thelt.nigas,
lot.; oil the fo4owing,:
He rolled Douglas as a sweet morsel under
his tongue, and swallowed his squatter sover
eignty heresies with as much relish as he could
gulp down a brandy toddy.i= lie characterized
Iverson and Bonham and the lamented and
chivalrous Quitman, in the severest ternis, for
their course on the Kansas question,'and excci
rinted lion. L. J. Gartrell, beettuse4te says he
will not vote for Douglas.
They had as well get used , to such things
They will have much of them to endure.
Harrison County Fatr
riknowledge the receipt or anl,lNita
tion. to attend the Twelfth 4nntial EX‘hikitiorf
bfihe Harrison County Agricultural Society to
be held at Cade7., Ohiu, on the sth, 6th and ith
days of October. The list of premiums' is
liberal one, and all the arrangements are for a
TUX State Department has been officially in
formed of the ratification, 'by Nicaragua, of
the . liatuara-Zeladen treaty, after the ornis-
Aeli of the obnoxious elauie objected to by
this govern meat
THE deaths in New York last week, num
bered but tiyu hundrpl, Apd, pighty z upe,,a
ing off of fifty-ono from tho week previous.
Of the whole thimbei who died, four hundred
and three were under ten years of age.
HON. Ilow ELL Cone has visited New York
for the- purpose of disposing , of a contract in
reference to the labor system in the public
store!' hoitse buttdthge the
City. • ...ca . ••••.-
Tu E Aurora Boreali lll.ll -...
at the North on Way nigla '-Angust 28th,
was visible all tlnkalgh the Siacitheik.States.
We have accountant it as far: iff ou thl it a New
Orleans. The Southerners sees to bt,lelight
ed with .the northern Light so splendidly ex
hibited to .them. •
BENJ. F'I3UTLER has written a letter, in
which he takes'giounds against the Le Clerc
fetter of Gen. Cass.
lje`" "I CAN NOW INDULGE IN THE RICIIF-ST
food with impunity, whereas, precious to its use I was
obliged to confine myself strictly to the plainest food."
Sueh is the experience of not only ono of our costa
niers, but of hundreds of persons here, in Philadelphia,
New York. Identreel and Quebec, Who have need Mae.
RAVE:B HOLLAND Ihruins fur Indigestion, Nausea, and
Avidity of the Stomach. •
Rend Chrsfully.—The Genuine highly •Concentrated
Boirhave's Holland Bitters is put up in half pint bottles
only, and retailed at one dollar per bottle. The great
demand for this truly celebrated Medicine has induced
many imitations, which the public should guard against
purchasing. Beware of imposition I See that our name
is oh the label of every bottle you buy.
BENJAMIN PAGE, JR. A CO., Sole Proprietors, No.
:it Wood, between First and Second sts., Pittsburgh.
THE LATEST NEWS
Arrival of the Steamer Arago
New'YORK, September 6.—The steamer
Arago, from Havre and Southampton on
the 24th, arrived here at four o'clock this
afternoon. Her advises are anticipated.—
She brings two hundred and forty passengers,
including Henry W . Ray mond,editor of the New
York Times, and J. Valerie, Sardinian consul
for the port of New York. Gen. Bernard of
New Orleans, and C. Bodolousgnie, man
ager of the New Orleans opera. The Arago
passed on the 25th ult., off the Eddystone
light-house, the, steamship Ocean Queen from
New York, bound to Plavre. The Arago pass
ed Cape Race, on the 2d inst.
WASHINGTON CITY, September 6.—Them
is no truth in the - recent statement from Vere
Cruz, that Minister M'Lane had presented an
ultimatum, and demanded an immediate ratifi
cation of the trenty,for it is known hero that the
preliminary points thereof were mutually sat
isieLory to both this government and that of
the Constitutionalists. It was also understood
that if the treaty should be ratified on this ba
sis, M'Lane himself would return to Wash
ii.gton. The Main points probably are right
fo way across the Northern. States of Mexico,
from the Rio Grande to Mrizatlan, and from
Arizona to Guaymas, or- some other outlet on
the Gulf of California; the United States are to
have the privilege of transportion.
News from Havana
NEW Oat .'c3, September 6.---The Brook
lyn, which left Vera Cruz on the Ist, brings
dates to the Ist. The Progress says that Mc-
Lane avails himself of two months leave of
Havana adv ices of tr.s tate that the Bank
of Havana has increaa 'd ita capital $1,000,000
and authorized the issue of bills to double the
amount of its capital.
Illinois State Fair
FL.EFPORT, September G—The Illinois State
Fair las attracted a large concourse of persons
from all parts of the north and west. Fawk's
. plough is here; also a new machine by
Vandoren and Glover of Chiedgo. The latter,
besides ploughing, digs ditches, reaps grain,
stacks it, and mows grass. An award of sixty
ilve hundred dollars in prizes will be made by
he Committee, on Thursday.
'Committee of Five Hundred Appoint
t ed to Receive Judge Douglas
CINCINNATI, September I;.—A Committee
of live hundred persons vas appointed by the
Democratic Executive Committee to receive
Senatur__Douglas at the depot on his arrival
here. _Ai'-.xtrtiord nary pre pa rations are making
to give hint an enthusiastic. reception. Demo
crats from all parts of the State, are flocking
to the city to hear him speak.
ST. Louts, September El.—The Leavenworth
municipal eleetion, yesterday,Tassed off quiet
ly. Denman, the Democratic candidate for
mayor, is thought to he elected by a small ma
jority. The Republicans gain largely over the
last election, and have probably secured a ma
jority of Councils and city officers.
From the South
ASIIINOTON CITY, September —The
Southern papers received by mail state that the
Independents, or Houston Democrats, of Texas,
have a majority of twenty-two on joint ballot
in the State Legislature.
Stage of Water.
River—two feet water in the channel
Reported Erpresaly for the Doily Morning lbst.
Puntutracm, September G, 191-.9
Flour... There is a little more activity than yes
terday. Sales SOO lAA, superfine from first hands at
f 1,75, end 400 Ills. extra do. at $4,95. From store, sales
of WOO lib's. at 15.00 for superfine, $3;-SKi's.'.23 for extra
do., and 15,4045,45, fur extra family.
Gratn...Wiixtr—Sales 412. bush. Kentucky while,
from depot at $1.35; 50 bush. do_ from store, at $1.10;
150 bush. 31editerranean, from store, at sl,:ta, and 160
bush. do. do. at fiblat. Rxx—tiales :le bush, from store,
at We, and SU bush, do. at &sc. Coax—Sales 2.15) hush.,
from store, at 5051;92c. Oars-Sales :03 buali,frum first
hands, at 32c.; 312 htLsti., from atom, at 3543 Ge.
Hay wiles In loads from scales at slosol3ll ton.
Bacon—Sales 5000 IDs. shoulders at 13 , ..1@be.: 2000
tbs. bide's rit 93Tg. , 934c.; aloo IDs. hams at 1.0,1410•Xc.;
..5.11.10 lbs. eanvase..l at 11011 1 /j..c.; :MOO Tbs. sugar cured at
Dried Beet-Sales 8 tierces cancased at 133 11 rb.
Corn - Meril_Sales 10 Lb's. from store at 54,25.
Rye Flour... Sales 2G Mils:, frdm store, at $5,15e5,0).
Sugar—Sales 17 blids. N. 0. at 77.1'e.; 52 tibia. do. at
Rolosses...Sales 31 LLIs. N. 0. at 40@12c. 3 11 gal.
Cotree...Sales 35 sacks Rio at 123.33i127.ie.
Rice g•tles 2 tierces at 5e.; 7 tthls. at 53.Ze.
Salt... Sales 100 LLIs. No.l extra at $1,1; '35 bbls. do.
Lime—Sales 15 bbla.'briiavillo at $1.25
Apples... Bales 11 bhlF: at V. 76.
E gga—Sales 11 bbls. rxelced at B!..(Age.
' - Potatoea...Sales 60 heal, Neahnunocka at 50e.; lo
bbk. sweet at $3.75; 14 bhls. Jersey sweet at $4,00.
&O'boxes at 17e.
Cheese..:Salts 47 bozo. W. R. at B®S!,V.
Fish... Sales 'l'2 bbls. large No. 3 'Mackerel - at $11,00;
10 half bbls. do at $5,75. :
Beasts... Sales '22 bush. amall white at $1,40 brash.
011... Sales I?. Mts. Laid No.T at 40e. y 7 gal.; IGO gal:
Refined Coal at, $l.OO.
WEI bilicy.:.Sales 103 Ms. Rectified 14 Zk,
PEMADTANCIA;StpteMber 0:F1011r ie reeCdiTlVsates
hit' home use -at $.1.5005,00 for. old stock and fresh
ground stiperfltle,and $4,75?dG,50 for extra and' Taney.
Rye Flour Is :held at f,,.3.75 and-Corn 'Heal' at VIM.
11, heat Is in fair request St)00 bustored solddt $l, l /®
1,19 1 ; and a lot of fair while at Etat some Kentucky
sold 111. $1.2.5. Rye sells steadily at 7gg7se. Corn is
firmer; 409 e bush yellow sold at 18 1 , , N)79. 1 .- .1000 husk
prune now Delaware Oats sold at sic. Wfiisky is un
changed; sales of 500 bbis st 27@lry '
New York Stoek Market.
Nv YORE, Sdptember 6.—Stocks closed dall and quo
lationa are rather easier-- ' •
Ckneago &Rock Inland
New York Central.... 78 , 4
Mixsonri Gs 86
Galena Chicago...,.. 73%
New York lifarket.
NEI' Tent" September o.—Cotten fine; lies 400 bales-
Flour heavy; 4ales•11.000 bbls. • Wheat heavy; alths 900 0
hantg White KM:Micky $1,45; Southern $l. 7@,137i. Corn
. quie sales 13,000 bash; mixed SO@Sie- Pork steady at
1,11:41.15€010,44 for prioie. Rice firm and actire. Whisky
firm and active. •
R. T. KENNEI/Y W. B. KENNEDY. .
R. T. KENNEDY & -BRO.,
.." WHEAT, RYE AND CORN PURCHASED.
FLOUR,'CORN MEAL AND HOMINY,
MANUFACTURED AND DELIVERED
IN PITTSBURGH AND ALLEGHENY. •
az7:1,041.11 . TERMS, CASH ON DELIVERY
%RAY & SON.,
NO. 52 . 51. Clair street, ' I
'. = 3o boxes vpry. p h*eTorna•
ins received and Tor aidebt . '
ctaxu:ti Market and Matirtnetk.
A IVE W BOOK.
MONONGAHE LA VALLEY DI REC.
TORY.—.I shalli a volume bearing tho above
title, embracing separate Dire , tort, ~r all the towns,
villages. settlements a n d resad.mts :dote; the entire Mon
ongahela river, from 3UIRGAND,WN LUCK NIB!-
HER ONE, viz:—
Morgantown, Brownsville, Cookstown,,''
And all intermediate town, The volume will alxo uta
A Directory of Washington, Pa
Also, a portion of the. YOU,I.IHIOGLIENY VALLEY.—
Advertisemiants iiserted on line Aldred colored paper,
at ten dollars per page.
The thorough circulation this work will have among
all classes in thecounties bordering upon the - Minnow.
gahcla, will render ita veduattle medium for advertisers;
illkiEhleJrinrn'espetaally rig the volume will be 'current
for reference for a imbiber of
Orders for advertisements and collie.; 'should (t 5 ith
sure attention) tut addresAmt in the nel.tawo wceks to
' - GEO: H. THURSTON. Publisher.
NO., 31 FIFTH STREET.
A - LARGE STOcK. Dodble
Sole Heeled, Button, Congresu, and
1180, Misses' and Children'acalble-S,,le. Calf, Kul,-310-
rocco, and Eng. Last
GAITERS AND BOOTS;
ANDAIID _WORKS OF TRAVEL.—
SBarth's•Travels in Africa, 3 volumes.
Livingston's " • • '
Atkinson's " Oriental Siberia. • '
Perry's Expedition to Japan,
Kane's Aram Explorations, Ist Expedition. •
4d It 211
Stephens' Travels in Yucatan:''-' volumes: • •
10 Central America: 2 V ol '.
Bayard Taylor's Travels.
Prime's Travels in Europe and the East; '2 vols.
Stephens' Travelain Greeee, Turkey auil_thissia....
in Egypt and Arabia. '
Lynch's Expedition to the Sea a
Itoumunia, or tho Border Land or the Christian and
AVALUABLE of't metes,
for sale, situated at al...tit :: trim the ritlir,
an Jone's' Ferry, and !tear the itieithenrille road; bitten
acres of timber land, and thirty of creek bttom; a wry
pleasant situation for mu ittry.residenees. or suitable for
gardening purposes; n tstdt dwelling house, good
Also, 3-1 acres of beautiful land, near the ;deem, will , be
sold in lots of tee, flirt, and time :lei es. For price and
terms, apply to
eei S. CUTLIBEItT SON.
HISTORY OF TUE WESTERN INSUR
REcTIc.s; iu We,lern l'ennSylvanku i•nintriotily
culled the Whisky lesurreelon, Bon. u; SU.
Brackenridge. just issued and Tor mile Ly••
W. S. HAVEN..
Market Si Second and Wood Tidr ! l
ARUE Sit.:LEGF BUILDING Lgati LY
EAST Bllt3llNl HAM.—int Tu E s D Av
. k n ER _
NtnyN, SepterntemMtli, at 2 tieloelz, on the pr e miAtn,
will bo sold—Twenty-Six•Linsorbamind in the borough
of F..a.etßimiingliam, fronting on Carson, NVliarton, Sa
rah, Harmony, Joseph and Meadow streets. • 'rite above
are very JestrablY situated for husiuesa parposet4 nnd
dwellings. Sale to eitilimonce on-Carson- street.. near
the residence of C. Itam,m, Esq. Toritis—Onednurth
cash; balance i I one mil :11111 three , years,"nith interest,
se7 I'. 11. DA Vls. Auctioneer.
LEGA N'l'' LIOU.SE )1.1) FultNiTuitE
lAT AOCTION.-4 'IIIESIM`i Mr/FLN &p
-winner at In o'clock. will , be }...1.1 at Ihe
'Mind street, Park', How—Elegant Idnumenuld
Furniture; eomprising•sol'a,. flair Beat, :daltogany'inui
Catie &at ChAir, %V:111111t. awl Ituckers. Mar-
Centre 'fables, largo gilt frank: 11.1.ntledila&es.
I.lru.,rtds, 'tape—try sad lagnmt C:ltpt`h3, 3labugaoy and
waiuut. Bureaux. Toile: rijkl Tables, Extension
Dining 'rubles, Alabogany atnl IValnii It...intends. Spring
and_thur Nbelret,S, enther.liedet, )i I Clothn, e.. Also
Sanely of Kitchen Furnuure.
nee P. M. DAVIS. Anc.tiolicer.
rrii itEE AC It OF - VALUABLE *.LA.lij.),
at Woods' Run. below Manclic.lfi,r. wa,k abdtit 4(ty
fruit Arens, gird springs. Lc, will ler kohl' at,s4o..ter
acre. 'rerun. easy : __ . ,__
„ CI 7 TIILIERT S 59N.r , 1.Na*et.131,..
uia Y-Fo 2" EARZi of Uip
Hunter. being remini›ceucey, of Meshwell Brown
ing, a Maiyltind Hunter:roioll; writidn iloWn lam
,eff. Revised a n d dlustnned by E. Stabler. •
se7 HAY a CO.. 55 Wood street.
77 LACK Si LE! 11A111, NEM rind
1./ with Head, thigh- and "Sleet Trirninings Owen
dozen of new and bcaindol stylos. i - ocedvedthia:diy; at
:=e7 corner Fifth and Market stree
EED E,-7; ) intshois elioicr I?.yejor
OF seed, in s t ore;nd for sale lie
•JAMES A, FETZEK
se, corner Market and .Fir,t "streets.
FLOUlt.—q 1,1,15.- Extra ,Supertine
. received an,l for sale by JAS. A. VETZES4
seZ corner Market und First strectt.
JACOB'S Patent Paper and 3laBie Files,
just received and for sale at the stationery stores of
W. S. IiAVEY,_
se: car: Market ,t Seeead. anti Wood &Third Ma.
NEW 001):4 or every style and'l'ariets
1; 4 " 7
now opening al
se: ITANSoN I,OVErS, 74 Matitet st.
SL 1Y lot for sale IVtiolesitle
or Retail, by .t. IL \Vigil
se: GI Woad ;greet uear Fourth.
IRON SLATES, rekr sale by
.se: R. WHI:DIN
PAPER BAGS —L:d i Item] Nil
- for e
by . [se7 I . J. V.. , AVELIVI.
. httiNalialAllElJA 1111'136E4
?, The President and hlailagerc of the Company
for erecting a Bridge over the River ?itimoriga
hela, opposite Pittebnrgh. in this connte-o1
have this day declared a dividend of Men PEBKENT•
on the Capital Stock, which gill be paid to the stock
holders or their legal representatives i at the Toll Molise,
on and after the 12th inst. .101!N THAW,-
THE SUBSCRIBER. OFFERS FORSit,E
_a_ the BRICK Ii)VELLTNG HGUSE 1t Binning
ham, on the corner of Gregg and 'titre/in streets.. ad
joining the property of Mr. Pears. A Iso, *eo, CA R
ftIAGE HORSF, together .3, ith .two sets..otilamess
an,/ Carriage. Enquire F. , 1 No, 119 Water street.
sesilwicl.7s • ' lIIMSF..t.
MRS. M..1i.• 3.11 7 I , 4is'. sullOoL . TaR
YOUNG LADial, N0.,t3 Hancock street." -
The duties of this school ware resumed on theTMST
MONDAY, of thiamonth. 3l Al. will he aided-lay_ an
efficient corps of instructorlf. The arrangements,. of
the principal'i* m
enable her to iire hoigh - matrtietion
in the various branches of a 141ite and useful eihiaion.
For further inforinatien. circulate
NEW GROCERY STORE
Fresh Goods, at Low Prices.-:, ,
TIERNAN & (4 ET9LNY
Wou_uLD It ESP Eqr FULLY anneance
corner of the Diamond and 011(i Strve Cv, k.gliis y.atrnd
received a large and welt .<eleeted- -ed FAMILY
(MODEM:ES, embracnig, , .
suOlr; - •
.;-, ' • Te a, - I ..1 . •
•• rtlillagNeVl9l ,
Clll.l.Mb. SALT, and. everyttArlet tiatiMly"lntnntlfitritt
classateeory 'establishment ktmttterf. tliti,Stnpl9 or
Fanc. y Joe, ore Prt , l4‘re dle oiler inpee
meats Losuen as may patronize
j ust Iven purchased la the Eastern forZerisAt, by
one of the partners, and..tinlect-d with rare. so that pur
chasers may rely on obtaining . good. fresh articles. at
low tetih fates.• • • ' - •
We are determined by .a strict. attention to
and furniehing the best_ goedisto merit unr share of the
patronage of the public. ' - '
TIF.ItN.IN - At (tErty"a - ,
N, E.',e• - weer 1 , 13,111 6,1 tioy e e St.
JFINE:INS 111 s. brntblATlA) 4 lAffig' .l l* ell
out West ; I. get two new lists itt five yeire',:tEri.
dimity liatx are much dtArtter to t•V Put W.lt , t4msPle.T
aro at .11.:E.1111.
soft FA 1.1. .‘ 1 11 . 1,F. 4 ; nn 'HATS AND
Bedford waters to Ir.nt les, ellarged with earls - mitt
ai,ol gas. , idea; Sttrato,tte water, &est.. from the itprings,
ei3l3 " oetiter Sniitlifedd and Veittill'ltti - Ms.
eellent :Wick for re-unitio*broken liar& t f;ted,,,,,
Porcektin,Ctutia,,te.,&e. at ' • 'L. 11-11,CO1+s,
serf t• . • corner Smithfield anti Puerile ittieets.
:Michigan Centr41........, 41',4
Cleveland k .261,4
Pacific Mail S. S. C 0.... P. 3 .1;
U. S. s's of 1574 11:13!4
.1: Oranges-40 base, "Meftsam"
'Lemons-100 b(MIS r bleuton.", ~
Jrist ree_eived and far sale .
REXAIER & AM:W7.7ON,
29 wood $.1..; o o poqi st: charlestliofel
50 BA RREIt, \ rI I TI . ING &msal,;'
jylR • • "•: • • '
pin A.' RUBBER PEN S ;PEINO,II,STtN-
HoLDE'Re s _Fclders; Ruler,: and fnkiiiiirfdA!'fAllsalo
ti"stationery Ararehourie of \V. ,HA \LEN
corner Market. urn/ Second stneo_4.
r i I ONIC : C IIO C OI ;ATE . L'DROPS.--111Air
•i 1 W3ieth'e Torao Chocolate !Drops,. of pure tin:team'
chocolate, highly esteemed for incir,toutc, inainikqe, in
imparting strength and a - healthy color. to Invalt.V.,..x9ss.
elally for females and children:. Fur sale by."'
Comer 9mithfiel.l antk , Fotn:L.lLiits-aqts.
ERFUMERY.--A' :large a`ssartTimatl of
French, English and A 11101,7111 Perfnmerced
kinds. Flair Bribth, l , 00th Brushes, etc., etc., at
Wil. ‘ t-MM,
91 11 k.. Coiner of Smithfield and £Outth"ft•netaf,
COPIE:4-)NE DOLLAR EACH
Side Lace Gaiters.
W. E. SCIIMERTZ .t CO
K AY Wood greet.
lIALK CRAYONS.--2.00 gross received
and for sale by [sei J . J. R. Wgiillki.
UHT FOLIOS, for sale by
REMEMEtER THE PLACE._,