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BY M'CLURE Sz; STONER,
trani,diu - gi*Mticinr
Union County Convention.
In pursuance of a. call - of the County Com
mittee, the Union COnvention of Franklin
C:ounty met in %the Court Hall; Chambers-
burg, on Monday morning, Augus.J. 17, 1863,
at 11 o'clock, A. M., and ,was, organized by,
tiro election of Tile following officers :
President—Dr. R. S. Raoxinssox; of ...Mer
Vice Presidents—John' E. Crawford, of..
po.yetteville, Thus. E. Fuller, of Southamp
ton. . -
Seercturics—Geo, VV. Walker, of-Wash
ington: J. S. Nixon, of Chambersburg.
The credentials of the delegates were then
pre2ented as follows :
Watsort nowt., Jacob Pensinor, Augustus
ghirey. Wfillant , nitlrr. J. W. Barr, Carlton Young,
limo Storer. Jotio Itaiitraufr.-
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otambe ,- Istatril—Niirt.fward Anghinbaugli,'
J.wob 8. Nix.. , n,Chriqlt...l.
South War,i—JtilaiM — 'l, Earley, Peter Creighbautn,
Virg Run.—T;Wavcrett. Samuel C. Filson, Morton
•tatublo.- - •
FaVitterigf. '-- .lin Downey. 3ath,1)13. Cook, JohlilW.
tart, JuleV.•.:3Faxtorci. C. A Funk.
Orterfillagett-fir T. McCI ty, henry
GuitArd.—C. [Larry licitnight, =Hun Fergnron;
I) Intel .I,24.itiaC- - 3. L.Shnnn.
.IKmfer, Jacob Crider, B.
LtUir,kenny.—John A. Horn, J. 11. Weist. Abraham
7.matht.—J. D. McDowell, David Vance, Jaciob Mol
Metai--aLlft. 4 . . H. 'Welker. James Witberocr, Jere
Mffeerenufg—rlr. IL S. liziramson. Jas. A. Patterson,
Orrstoion—littriii Spenver, Ciiin I.: Smith, E. IV. Frays.
1 'ttrrs-,-W 'Mani S , 51:Iiiiiney,
William. L. :Sr.:ll4lcm -
Patgle. Dr. if. Rosenberg, Jobs P.
*tarty, Dithartl Cars.,n, .14,41th0r Elden.
Son rang U. Cri.,a4ler,Thoimis E. Pullen:U.lm
R. M.'4lllllen. -
St. 7'howts—John IL TanhArsip, William F. _Roemer,
dooeph titroth.. „, • -11- i•
sopontr Spring—Samuel - Seyoch. J. M. Shearer, G.
Warren-rliniannelSecrist, IteUry Thomas, John Con-
Wiz sitingPin—W. S. Aniberscn
, s ti s eorgo ,Walker,
TiAtitel l'ottcr...l.,ll.Gordit Nicholas Boeebrake, F..
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Wet;/; ftun—J. Watson Craig, S. M. Bowles, John
On motion tho Convention adjouined to
itylotAt . l. o'clock.
4 , AFTERNOON' SESSION...
Convention met at one o'clock, pursuant
t : t) -adjournment
Ou motion of Col. D. W. 'Rowe a coin
nnttee of five was appointed to draft reso
hitions. . The "following gentlemen were
; appointed us such cornmittee by the Presi
dent:L-a W. Rtiwe,, G. . 1. Bulsley, Dr. C,
T. M'Clay, Wm. Pleamle and W. S.--A.mber-
-On motion the Convention
nominate candidates for Treasurer. The fol
16wing gentlemenwere nominated ; Col. Jg
G. Elder, of St. T - lionms, A.. 11; Criswell, of
The following letter ',froni Mr. CrLswell
was read, 'declining the 'nomination :
To the Prexidfntof the Union Chunty °wire:Won:
Z.' IR : Conscious that the success of our party and the
trinmph of our principles are of paramount importance
to fermis.' advancement, and desiring that this Conven
tion shall give a unahimous vote tir one whose deeds of
heroism upon the battle-field are treSifin the memory of
rho people, and to on upon whom thiS entire support
mil strength of our party can be centered. phave de
lei-mined to withdraw my name from your consideption
at a candidate for the office of Colziaty Treasurer. I alli
fully Imprweed with the belief that Col Jamey Elder
to entitled to receive Me unanimous vote ofthis Conven
tiun, and t at his nomination will carry our ticket sue
oessfully through in...the approachingcontest.
Truly yours. . A. M. CIIISWELL.
:Scotland. A npot
' Col. JAMES G. ELDER was then iniani
mAmsly nominated for County Treasurer.
On motion the. Convention proceeded to
nominate candidates for Prothonotary. The"
following gentlemen were placed in nomina
tion : K. S. cTaylor, of Chambersburg ; W.
11. McDowell, of Charnbersburg . .; J. IL
-Rned, - of Chambersburg.
The ConV4:Mtion , then_,proceecled to ballot
with-the following result: •
let 2d, 34 4th sth oth
38 33 33 Xi 31 34
27 25 31 30 33
12 15 15 12' 12 14
-The Convention having failed -to make a
nomination on the sixth ballot, it WAS moved
t hat the Convention lay aside the nomination
of Prothonatory for the present, and, Proceed
to nominate a candidate for Register_ and
The following gentlemen were . placed in
nomination: Henry_ Strickler, of Antrim,
David L. Coyle, of Mercersburg and C. W.
Lego, of Green:
The Convention proceeded to ballot with
the following result:
id:Tickler ]-41 Lego...
• HENRY STRICKLER having Teemed
a. majority of all the votes cast, was declared
the nominee \ for Register and Recorder..
On illation -the nomination• VMS made
driraotion the 6onvention :wain proceeded
to ballot for Prothonotary, as follows: •
K. SHANNON TAYI 4 OR, having reeeiv
d a majority . of.all the votes cosi on the'Bth
ballot,Vas declared duly-nominated for Pro.
Showing Folly And Morris Islands, the Location of all'the Rebel Forts and Batteries,
the number of their Guns and rang e of fire.
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On - motion the nomination wade unan
On motion the Convention proeei , ded to
nominate enndidateS for Clerk of the Courts.
The following •mominations were lf i n de :
John Ditzler, of Green, J. W. Fletcher, of
Chambersburg, Geo. W. Walker, of Wash
ington, and W. G. Mitchell, of Southamp
ton: W. H. 'BrothertOn, of Washington.
and P. H. Shough; of Antrim were, also
nominated, but their names were subsequent
ly withdrawn: The following letter- from
Shough was read :
That Union Cbneention of Franklin County': ,
GEntnuen:—Many of ray friends encouraged me to
submit my name to the Unfon voters or p rat , an coimty
tor nomination es a candidate for the office f Clerk of
the Ccrurte. My time has been eo occupied JIB to prevent
any active personal , efforts; but I can never f vget the
generous effotts which otherehave_voluntarily made Sit
my behalf, and to nil who have thus exerted' themselves,
I tender my sincere thanks. I need not add that to be
nominated eat elected would be very grateful to me,
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CHARLESTON AND ITS
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b 'h as a mark of the cooftden. sof my foltev-eitiz.;o,
and teranse of the subs. 'f t b„ vl - 1103.
T c ton however Ihrget that the , :11
be •om -. , f-ttrantelint imp , rt_oe-e.—tint t I ,ple of
''enthylv4a:a lv,`o' to eeeT , lo V•hethe , mti ti Lily loyal
and ne,oi--...optilde tinvvrm , •-• CI II I u. is to be
re Mooted or whether FI n.-Jhuiniet, all A t of our Ste...,e to
to tali into the hitrotz+ , f 3 P ‘rtY ~N h tt, every
stble way hi harem the onerni::as the Notional Gov•
ernment,„ Under theoe elm:most:ln, censid..r it my
- Onto to throw -aside nit merely. , “ ;fish cenoiderntions,
anti to there itrelnqr , foi ill , .,ll , lntvs for the oftio tquhich
Y lien, aspired, each of 'whom hea ntde:it friends anti
supp , rters. I bave thought that my yitivira m i g ht
to +owe extent at least, tend to harmonize the party anti
.etelenits action more
I Ilford; we respectful y withdraw I.ly nano to a can
diflate ; requestin Ruch defecate. x. I,,iv f . ; wen di gi ,„" - .1
to favor m - flomination,M cast theft' v.fea for ts,(.
who will bfi most likely ti secure h's (101 4 -al
who are in ravine( the Union. and thor.mga pm-ecutiOn
of the war for the soppre , vion of t roa ,rd reoelh u , .
If in the Daum I shall become a ca l c,priai, ti
anfrotges vf my fellow citizens I elf di feel i spired with
confidence In recalling the liberal sui-p ,, rt which hi'
been at this time necord.d. •
With great 'respect your fritow citizen. '
P. LIE BY SMUG
Greencastle, Angust'l4.Fo • -. .
The Convention then proceeded o
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wM. MITCHELL ,having received a
majority of all- the votes east, was declared
,the nominee for Clerk of the Courts.
(hi motion- the nomination was made
Convention then proceeded to nomi
na,i‘t candidates for Conimii-eioiler t Director
-0, die Poor and Auditor. ,•
The following pantlemen were nominated
f Cotathis9ioner :—Henry Good, Quincy;
JamesHityn. , ;, Southainpton; Daniel S. Skin
-nn% leannet, and Wm. Angle, of liontgom
The fo!lowing-gentlemen were nominated
f ur Director of the Poor: Johnliarr,Cfreen;
-Capt. J. Sprzeher, Letterkeriny; Capt. John
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• The following gentlemen were nominated
for `Auditor: A. D. Cadman, Chainbera
but*; A, H. Etter, - Green; W. BL. Arnherson,
• ,The Convention then -proceeded to ballot
for the three Offices named, with the follow
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DEW.' GOOD having received a majori
ty of the votes cast was declared the nominee
for Commissioner. ' •
On motion the nomination was made una
niinous. • I , '•
DIRECTOR or THE POOR
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Cipt". JOHN PIEBLtR having receivol
a majority of the votes east was declared the
nominee for Dir i ector of thefroor.
VOL. 70.....WH0LE NO. 3,618.
On motion tho nomination was made una-
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WILLIAM S. AMAERSON having re
ceived a majority of the votes east was do
dared the nominee for Auditor.
, Ou motion the nomination Was made nnant.'
The Convention then went into a nomin*-
tion fora candidate for thelggislaOre.
The following gentlemen were nominated:
John A. #yssong, of Iffereersh6rg, T. J..Nill,
of. Chamliersburg: -,Stumbaugh, •of
Chambersburg, W. Sir ,, Everett, of
bersburg, and Geo.:.ook, of, Upton.
The ConvontioOroceeded th ballot_ with
the folloWing result: _
T...-4.:N.,1".LL having received a majority '-
o-the votes east wastleclared the nominee of
the Convention for the Legislature.
On motion the nomination was declared
On motion it'was resolved that the,
dent appOint a ConnlyEiecutive Committeai
of one from.each voting - district.
Ontrietion it was resolved that three Con
ferees be appointed to Meet a similar com
mittee from 'Fulton County to nominates
candidate for th . a Legislature. . The following:
gentlemen were appointed:'Col. D. WI
Rowe, G. W. Walker and T. A. Creigh. -
-The following resolutions - from the Com- ,
mittee appointed • for that. purpose, were in
trochiced by Col. Rowe, the Chairman of the
Committee, in a - stirring, -Mat patriotic speech,
and were unanimously adopted: •
Re4olvecl, That we cordially ,affirm the declaration at
principles, and the endorsement of the National aid _
State Administration made by the Union state Centrist -
Lion at Pittsburg, and submit to the loyal 'people of
Frank lin Coupty as wort hy of their most zealous efforts,
the patriotic and liberal platform there adopted.
Print' ed. 'fhint as the County of 'Franklin and ndjoli
lug (Militia have Milliken their whole duty to the Gov
ernment; complying promptly with every call for tt °opt
and ever emeinget the forcniret in the payment of Mats
we instinct our candidates for Assembly in thin drat riot
.to honorable efferta to pi cc nre from the Stalk
Govrranneut the just remumsration due our peoph far
. linksi.trsufferesintiyiebel invasion and military occupatioa
theticket- nominated thin day is a or
thy of the cordial and zealous support of es Cry loyal
Triter. embracing rts,.,..itdoes men mini have Attested their
devotion to; rffffliceuntry by heruiC . service on the
tint , en their maintedTtntizsts& honorahre seals
and it appt,ile with no commorrearnenstne.se to the pats iotie
of Ali parties fur a generous and triumphant support.
. .ffeso'red, That thlsConvention cordial', and heartily
approve ibis nomination of A. NI Crhyitc for Govermar,-
and DArla ALINFIT for Jzdge of the Supreme Ctinrt.
'OIL motiop, adjourned. . . -
tam eutari. on th ;state of John ,Myers; late sif.
Werlienny,tewnshilh.ol)4ll2sse'hserr gTanted Lam,
- Ail persosurknntring thetoeffeefindelded - to
tate are requested to make immediate payment. and
_those having'claints, present, ,them.preperfy authentll
cated for settlement.
SAMUEL MYERS, letterkonny twp.,
JOHN GAYMAE,-Southampton twp.
"LTC UTOR'S NOTlCE.—Notice.
I ‘ ,la hereby given that Letters TestaMentary tot
putts of D4niel Conrad, !moot Peters township, deed.
have been granted to the undersigned , residing in said
township. '"" .
Alt-ipersonsknowing themselves indebted to said ES-
Site trill please make . immediate payment; mid thews
having claims will present them properly authenticated
for settlement. ~..
aug 12 - DANIEL CONRAD. Ea'r.
Notice is hereby given that Letters of Admlnto
tratton on the Bstate of Samuel Burns,
township, - tleceased, have been granted to the under
signed, residing in said township of Green.
All peisonektowing themselves indebted to said Ito
tate will please make Immediate payment; and those
keying claims will present them properly anthentinatea
for settlement,— JACOB7.O9K, 4dministrator.
-Aug 12.67 t
ItOTlCE.—Wlieroae l Letters of Ad'.
ministration on the Estate -of James M'Kesson a ,
f the Borough of Chambersburg, dec a, have beak
granted to the anbseriber,'residing in said. Borough. -
All persons knowing themselves indebted to said i'St~
tate, aro requested to make Ammediate payment: mg
those having claims or demands - against the Estate •
decedent,Will make known the same without delay, to
ang. 6 , , • ' LYMAN S. CLARKE, Adm r, --
NTOTlOR—Wliereas Letters of Ad.
ministration on the &tato of Mary-tindsey, Into
oz the Borough of Greencastle, deed. ha'o been granted
to the,,ubarriber,2midittg iti..raid Borough. • .
Alt persons knowing theinsialyesindebßa - to said Bs
tato. are hereby requested to make imniedinte payment
and those having claims or demands against the Estate'
of said dediglent, will make known the same without ie.
lay, to DAVID L. LINDSEY,
ang.s , Adm'r.
VOTICE.--Whereas; Letters of
Administration on the Estate:of Cleergti A. Al
derron, late of Quincy township. dedd, have immigrant
id to the subscriber, residing in Quincy township.
All persons - indebted to the said Estate, are hereby re , - .
quested tcoatilts; immediate payment, and those haricot
c !alum or demands against the Estate of said decedent,
will make kimit the same without delay. to
' July 22-Bt. LEVI C. KEPNER, Admen.
"VnlCE.—Whereas Letters Tee-
tamentary to the Estate rf James Beatty, late of
Antrim township, dec'd, have been granted to the gab;
- AII pemoneJudebted to the said Estate ere regnested:
to make immediate payment, and those basing claim
or demands against the Estate of the said decedent win
make known the same without delay, to
JAMS WELL, 1 . -
T. B. KEN.N.EDY. , ""r"
NOTICE —Whereas, Letters ot!
Administration on the Estate of Isaac St rite, latii
'of Guilford township, dec'd, have been granted to th•
All perms knowing themselves indebted to paid Estattk,
willplense make immediate payment, and these having
claims preientAhem properly authenticate for- cattle
moot.'JACOß 1. ILESS,
July 29, '63-k .. s Adm'r.
NOTICE.—WherOis, Loiters Tee.
tam tntary on the Fstate of-Solemen Shook, Sate,
or the norongapf U reencaetle. dec'd, have been granted'
to the subscriber - reading itt Upton. •
All persons Indebted to the eaid ILitato, are regneatpd•
to make immediate payment, and these having clan*
or demands against the Estate of decedent, will mob'' ,
known the tame, without delay, to_.
atm. • GEORGE 000 E , ix'r.
NOTlCE.—Whereas Letters of Ad
haitratior t on the Eatateot William Syner, late
of Vrankiltt County decid, have been granted to the
subscriber, residing in void county.
All persons indebted to tttoaald - Eatate, aro hereby rc..
Quested to melte immediate payment, and those having
ehdras or demands. against the Estate. of said decedent
wiltranto knows the aanaerwithont delay. to
sus. 12 44 R. ETTER, Adm'a.
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