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the aii i Post.
OCT. 20
WE have one or two communications on
hand, which have been delayed on account of
a press of matter. We hope to find room for
them to-morrow.
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We are prepared to print paper books for
the Supreme Court. speedily, neatly. cheap
ly and correctly.
It is not to be denied that there has been
considerable of a shower. At the recent elec
tions the Democratic party has been pretty
thoroughly threshed. For the second time, in
Pennsylvania, we have been beaten. We will
not speculate upon the causes which have led
to this calamity. The main cause was undoubt
edly a plenty scarcity of Democratic votes in
the ballot boxes. Apathy and disaffection kept
enough Democrats away from the polls to in
sure an Opposition triumph. The vote, when
it comes to be summed up, will be found small.
and the Democratic vote very small indeed.
These were manifest signs of reactionary move
ments in our ranks, and at one time we had
hopes that a good turn out would secure us the
victory, but that turn out did not take place.
The election news from everywhere is very
muchalike. There is no chance for any county
or State bragging of what it has done, over its
neighbors. The witty Artemus Ward " ad
vises the Democracy to quit reading newspa
pers for a couple of weeks, and devote their
attention to some light reading, like Baxter's
Saints' Rest. Artemus is right. The figures
are very heavy reading for Democrats just now.
But we are not disposed to find fault with any
body for the result. It was to be, and is—and
let us make the best of it. Crirnination or
childish lamentation can do us no good. Let
us begin and work for the momentous future.
Pennsylvania is yet a Democratic State, and
will so prove herself when the Democracy is
true to itself, and rallys for its great principles,
as it will rally next year. Let the past rest,
and with, fresh vigor and spirit, let us enter
upon the coming Presidential contest. From
the present time let each eye be aimed at vic
tory. in IMO, and each arm be strengthened
by everything consistent with sound principles
to obtain it
Pennsylvania has always been a conservative
State, and we do not believe she is yet prepar
ed-to endorse the mad doctrines of political ab
olitionism—now named Sewardism. It the
issue is distinctly made between a sectional
Republican ,candidate and a National Demo
crat, we do not think the voice of Pennsylva
nia will be a doubtful one. But to secure a vic
tory we must work—work—work.
The recent extraordinary insurrection a
'Harper's Ferry. made. as it appears un
doubtedly to have been, with a view of ex
citing a servile insurrection among the
slave population of Maryland and Virginia.
is a direct consequence of the - irrepressible
conflict" doctrines of the Republican par
ty. Such scenes as have occurred within
the past few days at Harpers Ferry, are but
a faint foretaste of what may be expected
if the fanatical Abolition doctrines of Few
ardism are permitted to control the govern
ment of this country Although we admit
the plan to have been a foolish one, and ilia
possible of consummation, still the country
and the world can regard it in no other
light than an Abolition movement. It is
the first open attempt since the foundation
of our government which the fanatics of
politics have dared to make to free the
slaves of the South by force and bloodshed.
The combination, fortunately for the peace
e of the community, was not extensive
enough to he successful to any great ex
tent. Indeed, it could not be successful,
for the welfare of the whole white race de
pends upon the immediate crushing tut of
all such attempts. A servile war at the
South, aided by Abolitionism at the North,
would be a most bloody and terrible atlldr.
Such a war was the undoubted intent of
those who matured the plan for this sudden
and almost incomprehensible outbreak. ,
• In speaking of this exciting- oecurrenci;
appropriate reference may be made to
a very significant passage in one of Gerrit
Smith's letters, published a mouth or two
ago, in which lie speaks of the folly tt at
tempting to strike the shackles off the
slaves by the force of moral suasion or legal
agitation, and predicts that the next
movement made in the direction of negro
emancipation would be an insurrection in
the South. Is this Harper's Ferry afilair the
consequence of the prediction of the peace
ful Gerrit, or ae it the " first gun " in the
Seward campaign the commencement of
the irrepressible conflict'? The future will
show whether or not this is the first act of a
terrible drama, at the finale of which the
curtain may drop upon the American Union,
if the designs of the conspirators are not
thwarted in time !
We wish to state in advance of the trial of
thus case, which will probably take place at the
present term of our criminal court, that we
shall not permit our columns to be sullied by a
report of the testimony which must inevitably
be adduced on the trial. We have no dispo
sition to minister to the prurient taste which
could delight in reading the disgusting details
of infamous offences. Those who choose to
batten on such garbage must seek it elsewhere
than in the columns of the PosT. We make
this announcement, not that we pretend to
greater morality than others, but no one who
posssxssas a conscientious desire to promote pub
lic morals, could permit himself to be instru
meatAT In bringing to the household circle of
decentpeople the detail., of alleged moral ob
liquity, such as the Cyprian goddess would
bilstlJat, and Fauns and Satyrs might be
Ash** of. Such details are necessary in or
datiitat public justice may not suffer, but it is
..-.4loiowsary that they should be printed and
:46 - atter.o broad cast through our families where
' .it6g of both sexes are liable to bo cor
-*Opted by the malarious influence. Other
journals may act differently, but the POST will
not inflict upon its
_readers a kind of. reading
which may be poisonous to the youthful mind,
and can be of no possible use to any one.
The Chicago Journal says there is every rea
son to believe that a small steamboat, on which
there were eight persons, including three men
and their wives, and two little children,which
started from Port Ulao, twenty miles north of
millwaukee, on Tuesday last, has been lost with
all on board, in Lake Michigan. The me n
were respectable American fishermen, who
were emigrating from Port 'Mao, via the Illin
ois canal and Mississippi river to their desti
nation. When they launched their craft there
was quite a heavy sea, and the vessel leaked.—
To remedy this till they reached Milwaukee,
they filled the hold with empty barrels, which
they calculated would so buoy up the boat that
it would not sink. Nothing has been heard of
the boat or those on board since their depar
ture froth Tort Viso. -
Eider Isaac•Errett, formerly of this eity,tis
preaching in Cincinnati.
In (Thin the Republicans hare a majority
of fifteen in the Senate, and twenty-four in
the House.
Foster's Dramatic Company is at Bucyrus,
)hio, this week. We are glad to hear that
he "Governor" is doing well.
The Opposition papers speak of the success
of the Republican'party in Ohio, as " a sore
blow" for Douglas. "Words are but air,"
and it is easy to make assertions like this,
but facts are stubborn things. iur oppo
nents in dissecting the election returns
from Ohio seem purposely to have overlook
ed the significant fact that wherever Sena
tor Douglas spoke in Ohio the Democratic
gain k and majorities were large and decisive.
His first speech was delivered at Columbus.
in Franklin county. The result was that
the Democratic majority increased front :;63
on the State ticket, in 'fig, to nearly 909 in
'59. He then went to Cincinnati, in Ham
ilton county, which on account of its ten
netinhers in the Legislature, was regarded
aS a most important point. There he made
an address which was list e ned t o I, y one of
the largest audiences ever assembled in the
city. In ISSS it gave the I apposition a lila
jority of 1200, but was carried'hy the Demo
crats in 1559 by 090 to IWO Majority. H
also spoke at Wooster, in Wayne county.
anti the Democratic majority ineritte-ei I tiler,
from 53 votes in ISSS to 00 in 1;69. 'These
are facts, and they lead to the belief that
it' it had been possible for Senator Douglas
to have delivered ten or fifteen speeches in
different parts of Ohio, the Democracy
would have been aroused to such an extent
that Ohio would have been fully redeemed
from Republican misrule. At all events
the Democracy of t thin upon a popular ,ON -
ereignty platform, have cut down the t appo
sition majority of IS:Xi of 43,909 to I 7,090 or
10,000. This does not look as though the
result of the election in t thio was a
blow " to Judge Douglas
by pr,,fr,Rion
Mr. linrave puhli- , lied in dn.
over hl.i OVVII Fignature. review
the historical portion of Juilga Dimi•tas' Es
say in Harper's Magazine- We lore read it
and it does not amount to much. The arti
cle is very es.sentially fribicie :lid deer
not by any means ilernoliFli Mr Douglas'
impregnable position. Horace's article was
refused by Harper because he Iva, not a lead
ing )tepublican." ariniT; Horae,
On Monday, a man going to the I lemical
Bank, New York, to deposit four thousand
eight bunked dollars. was robbed of the
whole amount The robber chok , sl
and left him insensible Astonishine thing.;
are done in New I orl:
INfiss Davenport is Ow Walnut
street Theatre, Philadelphia
Attorney General EIAJ. jo e-ent al,
sent from Wa , illingtnn 'I ;• , it Penn
Thy elitor of th , F'laqutni;no, ~HP
Parish ' In es
rut crop will fall t thr , c hun.11, , 1 thou
, and 1111.1- The cat, 11.11 t flllll
tho taan.l n.a :!Ond 'M . '. --
The editor adds' that tlac-ro a: not ono
planter in the pata - ,ht.ho an fir.ta•
rate Prop
The new dorm-- of the 5t Lou,. 'ourt
Iloure ha. been ii hued by ton r,rapetent
architect:, to be unsafe, Anil ready to tall itt
at any moment. It will have taken
down and another built, involvtur au ex
penditure of at leant thirty thon-fnd
fh,• \0,% 't oil,
uton con,ent, th , • umntyvr of th••
\ nrk l'entral, and Sow Vorh and Ene, haco
alvaneed the freight charge •nl deur fr“in
the lake to cite, five rent• the Larl..-1. null a
more general moderate aileal,e , 4111 LAN
clan freight , is not improl , ablt•
improveB from the 11',,i
M. Victor rfettritet. 1v4.11-kit , ttytt -,•n•n
titiic writer, informa the world that the .1,1-
Ige %Slit not take plata. for thtt,ititl
three litittare.l VPIIIN. 1110,., 1111 - nr11136 0 11
,VlllOl will be eminently , 11115 , 1:tetory to the
pret.:ent generation. It i , 11.4 Muted by
what course of reasoning he arrive , rtt
Lady Franklin IlaS , pent lu•r
HI HI. ,
Franc... in ill le•altli.
A rich vein iit 11,1, 0,1 :it
1111 in. tinon after LeinK.
it caught tire, :mit Jinni:llllly
The Mansfield Ilerahl •AJc4),..Ate--. to% et
nor 'l'. H. Ford, of that ill.. I candidate
for the clerkship of the nest Hn of
Representative , .
The Natural Bridge. in Virgirwi heen
sold to John Lustre for twelve thoii,an , l dol-
Thirty flounces per dres, ;.ttol not one lcs:+,
,aid to he the lAqt order from the :umd
quarters of fashion. The holy reader ,, of
Tay. Pier :ire requested to take notice. and
make their arrangement, Accordingly
secretary Cobb has received it letter from
the Collector at firowir , ville, rfoxie„ eking
an account of the recent affair at that place.
The statements heretofore veeets ed are fully
The bandits, numbering nearly tsv, hun
dred, headed by Mexican outlaw-, entered
the town, deliberately murdered tic i• citi
zens. broke open the juil'and liberated pri,
entered the Custom House, ileiitroyed
and carried off a large amount of property.
and, after committing numerous outrageous
acts, left the town. and returned to Mexican
Prompt and decided measures will be
adopted by the government to bring thee
outlaws to justice, and to prevent any future
occurrence of the kind
Among the passengers by the steamship
Hammonia, who arrived on Monday from
Hamburg, is the noted Lola Montez, now
Mrs. Held.
Archbishop Hughes, has been on a "flying
visit," with President Buchanan. in Wash-
The notorious Sir John Dean Paul, Baro
net, who plundered so many British widows
and orphans, in the name of a very pious
banker, and who was transported for hit
frauds. is about to be pardoned. Who says
that personal.influenee is of small avail in
England ?
John Bull seems disposed .to play the
bully with the United States, as well as Chi
na. The English papers talk in a very-over
bearing manner of the San Juan affair.
The probability is that they will not he able
to Frighten anybody on this side the water,
The Parodi Opera Troupe is at Pike's .
Opera :House, in Cincinnati. They have
been very successful for several months past.
It is said that the Mandamus cases against
.the county and city, are ordered for argil
natant before the Supreme Court on next Fri
day morning.
The Lancaster Intelligencer nominates Bar
tram A. Shaeffer, of Lancaster, for the Spea
' kership of the State Senate.
Thomas Melorn killed his wife at Chilli
cothe, lchio, on Tuesday afternoon, by stab
bing her in the side with asharp poker, dur
ing an altercation. The poker pierced her
The merchants and business men of San
Francisco, are taking measures for the erec
tion of a monument to Senator Broderick.
The majority for the adoption of the new
:state Constitution, of Kansas, it is said will
reach six thousand.
The returns of the recent election in Geor
gia, LIU counties heard from, give Brown,
the Democratic candidato for Governor, a
clear majority of
Paddy as blithe and young as
Over, i 3 plain at Wond'.; Cinein-
The receipts of grain at Chicago during the
last week were 31,354 bbls. flour, 04,9 CA; bus.
wheat, 17,051 bus. corn, 79,682 bus, oats, and
11,90 hug. barley. The total receipts since
the first of January, .139, have now ben
485,65 s bbls flour, 5,9;7,5ir2 h ug ,. w heat, .1,132,-
two; bu, . corn. 99f;,.',99 1,1 e;. only, and 311,541
bus. barley. The shipments during the last
wee k h ave Lee❑ 16,:tu:, lads. flour, G 01,582 bus.
24,1'21 bus. corn, 12;:,293 bus. oats, and
d,401 bus. barley. Tice total shipments since
the first of January, 185‘.1, have been 202,128
bbls. flour. 4,779,278 bus wheat, 3,2711,0.12 bus.
corn, 732,52,1 bus. oats, and 152,268 bus. bar
ley. There is now in store 6,500 bbls. flour,
-123,37, bus. wheat, I 0,900 bus. corn, and 66,-
i~ou bus
Martin F. Conway. who has just been nom
inated by the Repo of Kansas for Con
u,s, in a fornwr Italtinniran, and a printer
The Derfi.irit , to Stt/te Standard
.;(41(.•.., on the authority ul a prominent Le
‘,llll.lonitt• ntl,l Wttrin supporter of the late
:iiiieititur h, that lit , sltroilericlii, while
le hi- rooln at !slay, and just before
the elleilleriv,o frotii Terry. said he
pi , lid ti • al gPS from Messrs.
Torry, Der-Ver, :et . ..rally, and that
throe of them before
deiviiii; for \V
it k I ;ii \ ZINI.. 1 , 01: •1-:1'1E?..11'.1.:1:,
A I, ,, t}ivr 1 , 11t1 , 11 “f thr, •' r )li.ervations "
ailed f .r, ad. opportunity is afforded of
addingll, o ll4lll 4 E11.7 , :e, , t0,1 by the at
tempted ieply ..f Mr Dottebs , , and by ,t'anC!
et I_ , dilfer , llt Litoi which halo Igo
..ther quarter,
11r Pouch, eharge , tr with entertaining
the opibion that • . nil the '.'iLytt-t of the Union"
may ate pr.vate property--a doctrine
which lic demoinies runs rind
Lidonpionizes Li,. in.
It; ": property, and tin lit`ry
triflik7,vl , .not tit,• piddle upon ii for n-eribing
tr. Ow ra, , ,Vocr (a/C . 111'4 it away --
Now 1.11.11/ it Will lAA hint
The: , itch thilm and betiont, like it
pal tiro e ptt t , e-. trot, the tlrit to the
Ih - iu L 7la iiierelv tl. - eiri.hintt hi. lance
in the etnidv air He had rei ;round for his
,•I,ept a uu,et unauthorized infer
enoe hip "tvii fruni our I mint that the poe,--
er the tetrituriii2 The torritori,..
rnmt till the) t e , only. simv,,reittn States they eoutiii.eate 1 riperty that WO
Therefore, ,ace the logic of Mr.
trench, alt tto the I' (11 , itl mac do it
\ tr.t rtOlt Lad hvshe impettnti. , n4
•y 1",thd.,1 immere hall
was airt-vtiy
pitr , i,•.l -o plain that rah•takt• wavifn
Tho ! , ntcne., oocur on
tr••• ~, • , ! tirrp•ilt 14.,•1. it. 1.1,1-
.11ipeil..0,1k • I , . 111114, -
.1 trl. I
‘,.. I. ,:,3tsTl .
~. ,11, I.
• ~
.•-• •t••,•• Ist r0.•11,., I t!1.• 1,,,,,1.trn0ntal
A 0, 13r,.1
1 be 4 14,0 of 1110 paragraph ~.howb why
important that NO attempt 441011111 he
.14,ida to I•%Ori . i.f . -tich power Ly a Territory :
I- it :1/.1 t. , ‘l.4it milli iJes• lis
,so.ltautr 60... ti1..115•••15r , Andl 1.10 , 03,1 , 11111/I the
n!...1.• ult. until tlav ~f 3 sovereign
Isis re•gtilari!, nt.l 111..151 Anti projwily
lb,n. to 111,• /11.1,t , Isic h
unrestrictisi ~.or nr 101111311 lantill.?"
Air f/ou4lay vertainl . read these
f , ,r h.• horrov.r•d a phru6o from them, and put
It into 6i= own , rwerh fie ought to have un
th,nl If he both read and under
them, wiry did he alle:ie that thi, paitiph
-I,t favored the dangerous here-v rvforre,l
Let the charity which —thinketh 110 evil find
the Lest /,1,-use for him. it can.
That the government ..1 a sovereign State,
unrestricted and unchecked by any constitu
tional prohibition, would limo , power to con -
ti:iente private property, even without romlien
sation to the owner, is a proposition which
will scarcely be denie,l by any one who has
mastered the primer of political science. Sov
ereignty, which is the supreme authority of au
independent State or government, Is in its na
ture irresponsible and absolute. It cannot be
otherwise, sine , : it I:SS no superior b) whom it
ran Ike called to ac , otint. Moro moral abstrac
tion, or theoretic principles of natural justice
do not limit the legal authority of a sovereign.
No governinent ought to violate justice; but
11 , 1\ MUllrlitilti go, ernnient, whose hands aro en
tirely free, con violate It with impunity For
these reasons it is that the Saxon race have
been laboring planning, and lighting, during
serum hundred years, for Great Charters, Bills
of and Constitutions to limit the sov
ereignty of all the governments they have lived
under Our ancestors in the old country, as
well as in America, have wasted their money
and blood in VElill, to eqabildl constitutional
government , , if it be true that a government
without a constitution in not capable of doing
injustice. They knew better than that. They
understood very well that a sovereign govern
ment, no matter by whom its power is wielded
may do what wrong it pleases, and "hid its will
avouch the the deed."
Now, what is the constitutional prohibition
which can anywhere be found to restrain
Popular f . sovereignty in the Territories" (if
there be such a thing there) from confiscating
any citizen's property ' There is none. A
Territory has no constitution of its own, and
nobody Would be absurd enough to say, that it
i. governed by the constitution of another
State. Will it be said, that the provision in
the Federal Constitution, which forbids the ta
king of private property without compensa
tion, can be used so as to restrain a territorial
sovereignty •; Certainly not. The Supreme
Court have decided (in Barron vs. The City of
Baltimore, 7 Peters, 243) that the clause re
ferred to applies the exercise of
the power by the Federal Government. The
rule was so laid down by Chief Justice Mar
shall. It was concurred in by the whole
Court: and its correctness has never been de
' nied or doubted by any judge, lawyer or states
man from the time of the decision to this day.
If, therefore, there be a sovereignty in the
Territories it is sovereignty unlimited by any
constitutional interdict. This implies a power
in the Territories infinitely greater than that of
any other government in all North America.
the simple and easy solution of- all this
difficulty is furnished b y the Supreme Court,
and adopted by the Democratic party as the
true principle governing the subject. It is
this : That the Territories aresnot sovereign
ties, but their governments are public corpo
rations, established by Congress to manage the
local affairs of the inhabitants, like the gov
ernment of a city, established by a State Leg
islature Indeed, there is, probably, no city in
the United States, whose powers are not larger
than,those of a Federal Territory. The peo
ple o a city elect their own mayor, and di
rectly or indirectly, appoint all their municipal
officers: —B ut the President appoints the Chief
Executive of a Territory, as welles thejud,lzis.
He may send them there from any part of the
Union, and in point of fact they are generally
strangers to the inhabitants when first chosen.
They are in no way responsible to the Terri
tory, or its people, but to the Federal Govern
ment alone, and they may be removed when
ever the President thinks proper. The terri
torial legislature is sometimes (and only some
times) elected by the people ; but why'? Be
cause Congress has been pleased to permit it by
the organic act. The power that gives this
privilege could withhold it too. It is always
coupled with restrictions and regulations
which could never be imposed on a sover
eignty by any authority except its own
The organic act generally prescribes the quail
! fications of voters, and divides the territory
into districts : and the action of the legislative
body itself is controlled by the veto power of a
Governor appointed by the President and re
movable at his pleasure. It is too clear for
possible controversy, that a Territory is not a
sovereign power, but a subordinate dependency.
It cannot deprive a man of his property with
out duo process of law, or without just compen
sation, for two reasons : I. It has no sover
eign power of its own : and, 72. The Federal
Government, being forbidden by ,the Constitu
tion to exercise such itself, can' bestow it on
a Territory. The Constit,:' aof the United
States protects a men's praferty from being
plundered by a territorial legislature, just as a
State constitution protects it from robbery by
the authorities of a city corporation.
It should be noted that when this question
was before the Supreme Court of the United
States, there was some difference of opinion
among the judges, on the question whether
Congress might, or might not, legislate for a
Territory in such manner is to take away the
right of property in slaves. A majoriv of
two-thirds or more held the negative: and r.
Douglas admits that the majority was clearly
right. But no member of the court expressed
the opinion, nor was it even thought of by the
counsel, that the Territories had any such in
herent and natural power of their own. In
deed there is no judge of any grade or charac
ter, nor any writer on law or government, who
has ever asserted or given the least Countenance
to this notion of pop ht or any other hind of
sorereignty in the Territor•ie.s.
Some trouble will be saved iu this part of
the argument, by the fact that :do - 2e the first
publication of this pamphlet, Mr. Douglas
denies and repudiates all elaiin of ,o,,reignty
for the Territorie2. Beeves sun , that he never
did regard then, 113 nOVerelqn' His words
spoken at W.,oster, Ohio, and ,vritt,m out by
himself are the-e.
C/at the ler+ iton, st. e
Uf course OIL , is not to be understood ,
mere naked denial that he had previously used
those very words We have no right to charge
lir. Douglas with adopting the, exploded sys
stem of morality, which allow , a man to cos-
er up the truth under an equit,r,... We are
hound to take his denial fairly, as meaning.
that he never thought the territories had the
rights and powers, which belong, to sovereign
governments. Let us see how this assertion
will stand the test of investigation.
We do not deny that the article in Harper
is 1' xtreiniqy difficult to under-tand It; un-
Minted thoughts. loose ,xpresAions, and illogi
cal reasoning, have covered it with shadows,
clouds, and darkness But we will not admit
that it ha= no meaning at all. It is - scarcely
pmsible to mistake the general nurpo , e of the
author. That purpose undoubtedly war to
prow e that the States and terrritorie, far a
coneermt their internal affairs . , have politrcal
rights and powers which are precisely equal
In fact, he declares. in , o many words. that
l'ennsyltania and Kansas aro tmliordtnate to
the Constitution in moo
`Olie el - I , hr. II not only levels the ter
ritori, up to the .!<tat,, Lot lack the [ , talcs
down to the territories. If Kansa; by slay
ery virtoe of the Constitution, he insists
th a t, I,v the ,amp' remoning, ca
Vow khowPehn,) ehin be
.os °reign and if Kanoi3 bo hor ,:yual, then
Iti nn-n, 1111.1:t necearily be a , overeign also.
But 1,,I; at ,entehee, which i 3 the
:mind El/ mmary of hi- whole doctriii,
net p—lrf,, - a! Ow I •.1.-1,101,11,11,1
t.:..1 tittatrntil poLtv. to tattriutt of
Here the z:Aate, and tPri-tt.tri, arr. placod on
a looting of perfect 010,1 , no din
tint Lion mat, bettvet.n th•ao If th":itatt,
am sororeign...±o srr tha territorw,
Oat rights, and intmunith-t."
whi,•ll he tio,n•rita, - , att itttrtatniwt to et cry ii , -
tinct thht I. IO both
and h•rr;torna. I Cr, rittitt•
and nothinLz 'IO. Anr (n,trtnittnity which hen
the ind. , pandont and ancontrollalott• rittitt of
t;..iverttrtn,t, with in•-1,-..1 I. it , lora! con
~.•rrn, and Illt,ra,ll iathty, rant-t be
r . in Lie -pee, 11
.•Innnti, Thai %.", lately a-3 t!} 'Jtli
la -r fullosyti3,4 unnu=Gtkai! , • !an
F.tarnlne 1,1;1.
th, ‘111,.11....
.the ot t 1,.• r.••lr
,•:•• Te. •
LT. I. the cry to!
Is not this claiming sovereignty f o r the
ritorie3' Can the slavery i i itestion be .hcio'..l
without legislating upon the right of property
And can a subordinate government do that '
If the territories have UOWer to deride
whether a man shall keep los property or not,
where did the powi•r come from :iurely not
from Congress through the oagn;:ie arts They
must barn it, than, upon what Mr. I )ouglas
calls u fireatp,-Lnrple, and that great principle
man be nothing else than S , .verignty iu the
Territories. - Thi., it is seen that it r. Doug
las makes a tour to till; find on l os iii ; v
Lack he contradicts what he he went
There are hut two side.; to thin euntrover , ty
The territories are either • oreign power. t.
natural and inherent right, or else they are po'-
litieal corporatiorni, owing till the authority
they possess to the act, of Congre9s N
ate thlein It is not passible to believe that
Mr. Douglivt wrote thirty-eight columns in a
magzine to prove the truth of the latter doe •
trine. Nobody but hi.n9elf and hi, followers were
ever Reclined if denying it. 1(1...did not deny it,
and plant himself upon the opposing ground
the then there
wan no dispute, Or CLll , c tit' division, bet ween
him and the Democratic party , and h e has
consquently been engaged in raising an eAeite
ment about nothing ; -trying to toss the ocean
of politics into a tempest, without having even
feather to waft or a fly to drown.
But that is not all. Mr. Douglas has con
tinually used the very word sovereignty with
reference to the Territories. This sce,r,ont e
in tic Tcrrit.ries ho has asserted and re-assert
ed so often, that the phrase is in great danger
of becoming ridiculous by the mere frequency
with which he repeats it. For many months
he has not written a speech or written a letter
for the newspapers on any other subject. It
heads his elaborate twticlo in Harper; it is vo
ciferated Into the public ear from the stump
and it stares at us in great capitals from the
handbills which call the people to his meet
ings. Unless it be 'acknowledged, he predicts
the hopeless division of the party, and even
threatens to refuse its nomination for the Pres
idency. Now, all at once, the subject matter
of the whole controversy is admitted to be a
nonentity. De " checks his thunder in mid
volley," and owns that there is no sovereignty
in a Trritory any more than in a British col
ony. Other persons may have ridden their
hobbies as hard as Mr. Douglas; but since the
beginning of the world no man ever dismount
ed so suddenly.
"Sovereignty in the Territoriez," M . which
we have heard so much, is generally, if not al-
waya, coupled by Mr. Douglas with the prefix
of "Popular." This last word appears to be
used for the mere sake of the sound, and with
out any regard whatever to the sense. It does
not mean that the people or inhabitants of the
Territorici have any supreme power indepen
dent of the laws, or above the regularly consti
tuted legal authorities. They Can not meet to.
gether, count themselves, and say : "We are
so many hundreds, or so many thousands, rind
we must therefore be obeyed : the law is in our
voice, and not in the rules which our Govern
ment has made to control us!' Something like
this view was vaguely entertained in times
when the Lecompton constitution was opposed.
But that is gone by. Mature reflection has
left mobocracy without a defender. Nobody
now insists that the right to make or annul
laws and constitutions can be exercised in vol
untary mass meetings or. at elections unauthor
ized by law. Mr. Douglas himself says: "it
can only be exercised where the inhabitants are
sufficient to constitute a government, and capa
ble of performing its various functions and du
ties—a fact to be ascertained and determined
by Congress." The sovereignty, then, is in
the government, if it be anywhere. Dut Mr.
Douglas now says it is not there: and he is
right. That being the case, where is it?
'When Mr. Douglas, in his speech at Wooster,
was repudiating and denying the doctrine of
sovereignty in the Territories, and resuming
his old position, that they are not sovereign
powers, it would have been well to fall back
upon something a little more intelligible than
his reports to the Senate, or his anti-Li:comp
ton letter to Philadelphia. Here is the way
he describes sovereignty in his report of 1856:
- The sovereignly of a Terr,corr remain, in abeyance.
sh.l.mlot in the 171411,1 State,, m tni:gt for the people until
they shall be admitted into the Union a, a State.'
What do these words mean, and in what pos
sible way can they help us to a knowledge of
the matter under consideration 1' Abeyance is
good law French, and signifies the peculiar
condition of an estate after one tenant has died,
and before his successor is competent to take
it. But what application can it have, even by
analogy, to a sovereignty which never existed.
It seems, too, that this sovereignty is suspended
in the United States that is, kung or depen
dent from something in the 'United States, and
not independent like every other sovereignty
under Heaven. But the most marvelous part
of the 1 usiness is that one government which
is sovereign is represented as a truetee of the
sovereignty of another government which is
admitted not to be sovereign. This is the talk
of H. man who has too much learning. These
technical terms of the common law were in
vented by English conveyancers and real prop
erty lawyers, for the purpose of expressing the
artitlei .1 relations which men sometimes bear
to lands, tenements, and hereditaments ; but
they are wholly inapplicable to such a subject
as the sovereignty of a State or nation. We
might as well call Territorial sovereignty a
contingent remainder, an executory devise, or
a special fee tail.
There is sonic confusion of ideas on another
subject. Mr. Douglas and his disciples ascribe
to certain Democrats (to the President among
others) the belief that the Constitution estab
;sties slavery in the Territories ; and to sustain
this necusation they quote from a message in
which the EXITENCF: of slavery in the Terri
toriesl.,,rirl,ce-c Ihr Constitution is asserted
on the authority of the Supreme Court. Now
we are in the wrong, if the expression that a
thing axisfs by virtue of the Constitution be
equivalent to saving that the Constitution has
,tobliActi it. There is not only a substantial,
but u wide and most obvious difference. The
Constitution does not establish Christianity in
the Territories; but Christianity exists there
by virtue of the Constitution : because when a
Christian moves into a Territory, he cannot be
prevented from taking his religion along with
bits : nor can he afterwards be legally molested
for making its principles the rule of his faith
and practice.
We have said, and we repeat, that a man
does not forfeit his right of property in a slave
by migrating with him to a Territory. The
title which the owner acquired in the State
from whence he came must be respected in his
own domicil as it was in the old, until it is le
gully and constitutionally divested. The pro
position is undeniable. But the absurd infer
ence which some persons have drawn from it is
not true, that the master also takes with him
the judicial remedies which were furnished him
at the place where his title was acquired.—
Whether the relation of master and slave cx
its or not, is a question which must be deter
mined according to the law of the State in
which it was created; but the respective rights
end obligations of the parties must be protected
end enforced by the law prevailing at the place
where they are supposed to be violated. This
is al.m true with respect to rights of every oth
er kind. Two merchants living in the same
town may buy their goods in different States.
Can it be doubted that the title of each depends
on the law of the State where ho made his pur
chase? But the law of larceny and trespass is
the law of a forum common to both, and must
necessarily ho the same. The validity of a
!nail r marriage k tried by the standard of the
law which prevailed in the country where it
was ; but if he beats his wife, she
must seek protection from the law of the place
cohere they live.
Some of Mr. Douglas' partizans, and nearly
of the anti,lavery opposition. contend that
Foperty in slaves cannot exist so as to entitle
it to the protection of the seine laws which se
cure the right of property in other things.—
For their lament we shall briefly show how im
poslible it ie to admit the distinction which
they imi.d upon
NVhat is property' Whatever a person may
. .
appropriate to his own exclusive use
and trar fer another sale or gift. By the
lows of the Southern States. neeroe3 are within
tlos definition, and the Constitution of the
i. nice(' Sis,te , not oniv recognizes the validity
of the tit:de lan's, Lot it aids in carrying them
oot. The framers of the Constitution, seeing
that slave= were liable to one danger from which
all other property was exempt, namely, that ot
being iieducet away by the far off, in oth,r
'ttit , e. of legal Ihelter from the pursuit of their
, NN nars, szretsi that the Fodmal Government
6 , uld guarantee their redelivery to the exclu
-1,1),,,,-,iOTl otf the persons entitled to them
prorriet , rs. The laic, then, of the States in
whieh they are and the Constitution of the
;al (,:overnment, to all 1-gul intents and
pr.o.ounee that I.laN e are property.
He,ten here, our adversaries convert it from a
to !L But when they
~pieed from the Constittitima to the Bible, they
aim with the ilec.sion they
rkrt Nothing is lit them but that "Higher
which has ru sanction nor authority,
Divine or 112111:111. Tha,:e who reject the Con
titntion be oontont to follow guides who
are stone blind. They are men who aspire to
above what written, and thereby
I ress themselves down to the extremest point
4 human folly. They turn their backs on all
the light, which the world has, or can have;
they go forth into outer darkness, mid wander
lerpetually inn howling wilderneSiXof error.
Rut Mr. Douglas is guiltless of this heresy at
tie concedes that slaves are precisely
LI, other property, far as regards the legal
~, u tedic and eo- , titutional rights of the owner.
professc, to, take the fundamental law of
ti,' land for his guide upon that point. Let
his practice, then, correspond with his faith
aim walk worthy of the vocation where
with his is sail sI • let him make no more ap
peal= to popular prejudice for a esvereignty
bleb does not eaist above all things, let hint
:ever by the slightest suggestion, encourage
~ n) Territorial government to undermine the
rights of the citizens by legislation which is
.• unfriendly' . to the security of either property
or life. We must not palter with the Consti
tmion in'a double sense, but obey it, support
,kfuhl it, earnestly and faithfully, like men
who believe in it and love it. 'Whosoever at
tempts to trifle with its . principles, or weaken
the obligation of its guarantees, will find sooner
later that he has fixed a stain upon his polit
i.eal character which "there is not rain enough
in the sweet heavens' . to wash out.
The southern Paritic Railroad
New ORLEANS, Oetober 15.--Provident
l'owlk,:os, of the Southern Pncific Railroad,has
arrived hero, having , 2ttlecl everything in Tex,
The stockholders have elected new direc
toN, with .1. Edgar Thomson as President
and reorganized and consolidated the company
fully protecting the old bona fide stockholders
The Texas subscribers make up $300,000 to
ward the employment of one thousand labor
eN , o f which $lOO,OOO was paid upon the spot
There is renewed confidence in Texas and here
and the stook of the road is selling at par.
A Great Tiledtrine for Females
Hundreds of stimulant, have been invented and sold,
purporting to be specific in the various diseases and de
angemenbs to which the delicate form of woman ren
der tier subject. The result of all these stmulante has
been to Impart mosteatore octiuty to the nervous system,
end fat-c vigor to the ~, c les; but this relief has been
succeeded by a depression and prostration greater than
before; and the repeated attempts of invalids to build
themselves up by these false remedies, have finally end
ed in destroying what little suet organization was left.—
Pot in using "Parham's Holland Bitters" you will find
tie such disastrous remits. It is a purely vegetable
compound. prepared on strictly scientific principles, af
ter the manner of the celebrated Holland Professor,
licerhase. Under its influence every nerve and mrtecle
receives nets strength mid vigor, appetite and sleep re
turn, and finally, perfect health. See advertisement in
another column.
Read Carefully.— The Genuine highly Concentrated
Beerhave's Holland Bitters is put up in half pint bottles
only, and retailed at ono dollarper bottle. The great
demand for this truly celebrated Medicine baa induced
many imitations, which the public should guard against
purchasing. Bemire of imposition I See that our name
Is on the label of orery bottle you buy.
BENJAMIN PAGE, Ja. & CO, Sole Proprietors, No.
Wood, between First and Second tits., Pittsburgh.
ftetu cldvatisenunts.
October 20th, 1859. f
of this Bank will be held at the Banking House,
en MONDAY, the 21st day of November, between the
hours of 9, A. M. and 2 o'clock, P. M.
A general meeting of the stockholders will be held at
the Banking House, on TUESDAY, the Ist day of No
vember, at 10 o'clock.
J. W. COOK. Cashier
Pittsburgh, October 19th, 1859. J
li•es , ' of tins Bank trill be held at the Banking House,
on MONDAY, November 21A, between the hours of 10
The annual meeting of the stockholders will be held
on TUESDAY, November Ist, at 10 o'clock, A. U.
oct2o:Btd.tltw W. H. DELTNY, Caghler.
A: Yellow and Country Funnels • a large etorkust rr
eetrad, at 1 P.
oc.aa 92 =kat SUVA.
supenor quality and workmanship.
FLEMING, cor. Wood and Sixth stq
AO- No Char: e for Showin • Goods
Metalie Tip Shoes,
No. 31 Fifth street_
Received at
W. E. SCHMERTZ Ac Co.'s,
oct2o No. 91 Fifth street.
Nan advertilements.
New Patent
State Fair in Philadelphia, the
Highest Premium.
These Machines are acknowledged by all who hire
exreftned them, the turf in nse, yet they are sold for
For Sale at No. 51 Filth St.
General A • enta
Of every description, for sale at
N 0.51 Fifth street
jil stantly on hand a complete aissot:tment
gnors,either bottled or otherwise, consisting of
Port Wine,
Malaria Wine,
Sherry Wine,
Catawba Wine,
„Holland Gin,. -
" . Jamaica m,
lEkerhave's,Hostetter's and Hoofl and's German Bitte ßu
Corner Diamond and Market street.
T HE subscriber has now on hand, a most
eplendid stock of Pianos, consisting of Of t and 7.
Octaves, in Plain and Carved Cases of the most elegant
description, from the celebrated Factory of Chlckering
.t Sons. The instruments are all provided with their
latest improvements, as REPEA=O-ACT/ON, Dors, trk-mar
rres, FIia4 , 33AIMEES, and are of their.
By which a much Luger sound-board is obtained, con= -
sequently the tone Is rendered verypoprerfui,yet retain
ing its sweet end musical quality. By the perfection of
the Action, the performer is enabled to produce ill
grades of tone from pianissimo to
_fortissimo, with the
greatest ease. •
Crucazeouk Soss' Puxos are thus spoken of-by the
best artistes and critics in our country:—
THALBERG says.—" They are beyond comparison to
best I have ever seen in the United States, and will coin
pare favorably with any I have ever known."
GUSTAVE SATTER.. sar—" The opinion which ex
pressed three yeare ago, has been more than confined
to me, by the continued use of them, viz: That for vol
ume and pure quality of tune, with nicety of articulation,
they are unequallea."
(From the National Intelhgencer, Washlnj - •
"They can safely bear comparison with ittsmente
from any part of the world, in point of tone, atranitli
and elasticity of touch."
[From the Neti Orleans Picapme.l
" For excellence of material, elegance of finish, and
faithfulness of workmanship, and above all for volume
and variety, mellow sweetness, brilliancy and perms!,
nence of tone, they are unequalled."
(From the Family Journal.]
"The peculiar musical qualities belonging to the Chick
ering instruments, aro a full, musicsi, nch and pow
erful tone, free from any wooden, noisy, loudness of
soimd, so disagreeable to the sensitive musical ear.
They havelilso an easy, even and pleasant touch, and
will keep in tune better than any Pianos known.
The public are invited to call and examine Meat ,
splendid instruments, which are sold at
Factory Prices and Warranted.
Veal AdVgrtlStMeltfa":
Pittsburgh, October 20,1869.
of this Bank will be held at the Banking House,
on MONDAY, November 21st, between the hours or 10
o'clock, A. M. and 1 o'clock, P.M.
The annual meeting of. stockholders will be held On
TUESDAY, November Ist, at 10 o'clock, A. IL
oct20:1 m H.M. MURRAY, Cashier.
The beet variety in the eity a r
octls 138 Wood arreeL
TUESDAY MORNING, October 25th, at the Com
mercial Sales Rooms, N 0.54 Fifth street, will be sold,
for account whom it may concern,-
2 barrels New Orleans Mol‘sses ;
2 " Sugar;
5 half chests Y. H. Teas;
4 " Black.
1 sack Rio Coffee;
box superior chewing Tobacco;
10 boxes double refined Salaratus ;
10 1 dozen bottles each, Cognac Brandy;
10 cans Mustard, 5 Its. each ;
500 feet Wooden Bowels:
3 casks Rice;
3 . Liverpool Ware;
oct2o J. G. DAVlS,Aucticineer.
OF VALUABLE 80010, - STATIONERY, die.; on
October 20th, 21st and 22d, at 7 o'clock, at the Commer
es .1 Sales Rooms, No. 54 Fifth street.
Mr Pratt would respectfully inform his old friends
and customers, that he is now drawing his 2.2 d Annnoal
Sale to a close. Many of his roost valuable works, and
superior Family Bibles yet remain unsold, all of which
be Is desirous of closing out this week, without regard
to cost. Now Look out for bargains. Books at Private
Sale during the day, at very low prices.
1. K. PRATT, Salesman.
_ _ _
oct2o J. G. DAVLS, Auctioneer.
kJ —This afternoon, THURSDAY, October 20th, at 2
o'clock, will be sold, at the Commercial Sales Rooms, 54
Fifth st., a lot of superior Household Furniture, which
has been but little used, comprising Sofa-seat Mahogany
Chairs and Rocker, eane-sest Chairs, Walnut Bedsteads.
Matirasses, Dressing Bureaux, large Book-Stand, Veni
tian Blinds, Carpets, Ac. The sale will be positive, as
the family is leaving the city.
peel° J. G. DAVIS, Auctioneer.
SPANISH BROWN.-25 bbls. for sale by
ocr2o cor. First and Wood sts.
S UP. CA RR. SODA.-200 kegs for sale by
octal corner First and Wood sts.
TA- NNIN.-300 ounces tor sale by
oct2o corns c Ping and Wood sta.
Cashmeres, Ottomans, Paramettoes, Sc.; an ample
octm C. HANSON LOVE, 71 Market st.
C 4 0 -00 -A FARM OF 51 ACRES,
. P itaste at eve minutes vralk from the
EC R. Station, at Freedom ;40 acres in cultivation, one
acre of which is in fruit; 3 durable springs.; 2 stables,
etc. The timber is good; a valuable stone-quarry, good
CICC2, and a Moue foundation for a dwelling house.
Price $2.500. For sale by
octsl Real Estate Agents, 51 Market et.
CASTILE SOAP.-2.5 boxes genuine Cas
tle Soap, reeeeeted and for sale by
197 Liberty ',greet:
BROOM:S.-7a dozen good Corn Brooms,
in -tore and for =ale by
ocdin 197 Liberty street.
A ILS.—ISO kegs, assorted sizes, in store
_LI and for ank , by
0,1'20 197 Liberty street.
And a full ,took of Merino Under Garments, for Ladies
and Children, at
JOS. HORNE'S, 77 Market at_
,,ery heavy, for cloak trimmings, selling cheap at
oct2u:2l. JOSEPH HORNE'S, 77 ?darket at.
assortment in city at 77 MARKET STREET.
CAMBRIC COLLARS—A large lot just
opened at about half the usual prices, at
octAV-'t Jag. HORNS S. 77 Market at.
SHAWLS, SHAWLS.—Long and Square
Long and Square Brochee Shawls, Cashmere, Thibett,
and Stella shawls, all new and fresh this all.
J. P. SMITH, Agent,
octal 92 Market st-, between Fifth and Diamond.
FANCY DRESS GOODS, such as Silks,
Rich Fancy De Lail:l2B,
All Wool Plain De!eines, in all shades, Nouveanti and
Montebello Plaids, Traveling Goode, Bayadere, striped
and plain, French Chintzes and Calicoes.
0er.3.1 No. 92 Market street.
PARAMA'FrAS and French Merinoes, all
shades and prices, at
ull"0 J. P. SMITH'S. P 2 Market street.
Water street, and 150 First street, Pittsburgh, Pa., three
doors below Monongahela House, Manufacturers of
Pittsburgh City Window Glass, Druggists' Glass Ware,
HD dam erican Convex t; lass,for parlor w indows,e hurehes
and public buildings. se1?•ly
WE TAKE PLEASURE in informing
our Friends and Customer.., that we have re
oeived the Agency from two extensive
will enable us to sell goal
Wool and Merino Shirts and Drawers,
At $l,OO Each.
Ruing in pnce according to quality.
L. Hirshfeld d Soh,
No. 83 Wood street.
No. 90 Market Street.
and splendid variety of the latest and most ap
proved styles of
InfLnts' Fancy Hats and Caps. Also a large 76riety o
N. B.—Partioular attention paid to Cleansing, Altering
and Rtpairiog Furs, &a. octl4gli
Agents Pennsylvania Railroad,
No. 6S ammerciale rt. a
iE t igee itua.
13.-Promiot personal attimtion given to Collectingand
cbustin • Fre :llts• spaY4a3nais
Patent Hot-Pressed Nuts of all sizes on hand, and man
ufacaursd. also, Bolts for Bridges, Machinery, Apical
tura! Implements, &c., furnished at abort nonce.
Warehouse, No. 114 Water. street.
anßyly KNAP, SCULLY & CO.
Corner Ross and First Street,'
Y•Mimi GKILD PENS AND CAECA. Patented and
ranted. A selectassortment raceiti4 At
- DCA RAT . a oci, se ipiod Anna,.
W. & D. HUGUS;
N 0.69 Market St., Cor. Fourth,
At Greatly Reduced Prises,
Ai they intend removing about the Let of the month to
their NEW HOUSE, recently built at
ISAAC JONES-...JN0. J. BOYD-..WM. srouLLouoN
Corner Ross and First Streets,
To the People of Pittsburgh.
ING PERSON must know that remedies branded
out for general use should have their eflicient7 estab
lished by well-tested experience in the hands of a regu
larly educated Physician, whose preparatory study ate
him for_ all the duties he must fulfill; vet the' noun is flooded with poor Nostrums and tnreells, put ,
porting to bo the best in the world, which are net only
useless, but frequently injurious. -
Dr.J.S. Roses Expectorant or Cough Syrup,
For Conumption, Colds, aught., Astliina; Spitting of
Blood, Bronehitts, and Diseases of the Luny*, • • -
Title Syrup, haying stood the teat of many years ex
penance as a remedy for Irritation or inflammation of
the Lungs, Throat or Bronchia, is acknowleged bgall to
be a remedy eminently superior to other known 40131-
pounds used for the rellefand radical cure of Coughs
and Consumption.
In compounding a Cough Syrup for general use, the
physician—for none but a physician should attem_pt! „a -
prescription—is compelled, from his knowledge of - the''
constitution end constituted parts of man, to avoid en
tireiy the addition of drugs that can in any way tend to
do injury. His object is not only to cause a symptom,
such as cough, to stop, but it is also erpected that a
regular] . educated doctor, that he should curs his pa--
tient' tally — while the pretender may allay a cough
by opium and squills, molasses and laudanum, anti.
mo y, morphia, and wild-cherry bark, and not be c 4.1
countable for the after health of his patient. Many of
the nostrums of the day More poorer to stop a cough,
and the deluded victim is lulled into in incurable form
of disease, or perhaps death.
Although a cough may arise from a 'variety of canoes
which still continue to operate, such as Tuberolea, db.
seem, Chronic Inflammation of the Lungs, Liver,,Bron
chia, .tc.„ An, still the lungs aro the °mats compelled
to do the coughing, and consequently produce, Con.
This Cough Syrup will tot only care Cough. but in all
cases prevent that Laos of Dueases, - CONSIBLPTION.
gar Price 50 Cents. and $l.
DR. J. S. ROSE'S PAIR CURER.—That popular and
never-failing remedy has alone stood the test-of.thlity
fire years. once Li, 25 and 50 cents.
The Pain Curer cures Rhematism.
The Pam Curer cures pains in the limbs, bit*,
and spine. . ~ -
The Pain Curer cues cholic, pains in tise stcmach nr.
. . ... . .
The Pain Curer cures scalds, turne., spralas and
brtuses. . .
The Pain Curer cures any pain internally Or etteinAd
ly, and should be kept in every family. -
We shall only iay to the afllicted, try the Pain Curer ;
if it gives you relief, recommend It to ethers; if iffetle.‘
condemn it. Remember It has conns from a regular_
Physician. .
sure cure for Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint. •pile/sad
Dyspepsia may be known by costiveness, -
of wind, sour stomaSh, andsometimes titarthesa
looseness of the bowels, headache, among- hangs,
cold _feet, wakefulness and. variable appetite.. thsciati
symptoms are allowed to go on long, Without this meth.
ems (which will always cam) then fellow debility' of
the limps, arid a predisposition to Consumption.-
41Eis. The written signature must be over the. cork.
Purifier, for the cure of Scrofula. Old Eruptions, ChrOrdo -
Diseases, Ulcers, Sores, Swelled Neck, aid" all Musses
arising from an Impure state of the blood. Price $l.
DR. J. 8. ROSE'S BUCHII CoM ) 0IIND, far..el.l a
eases of the giciness and Bladder. Pride 60 coma Thy
:Feat demand for [his article has Induced othere to bot
tle up something they call /Moho. Aak for Rose's, and:
take no other- Written signature must hs cyan
cork of eadn bottle; take none without it.
No. S 5 Fourth Street, near Wood.
and keep constantly ott sand Witty artel• in BSIr.
line, Nix: Cornices, Ornameuts,eurtain eFoode,Oonsfores,
Feather Beds, Mattresses of all kind; also, the celebra
ted Patent Spring, Beds All kinds of znades..Blinda
and Fixtures -
rreompa attention given to all order, tbr ittabas gad
Laytog , dalnk CarPBl:3, 9if ac, • . •
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