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are duly authorized to solicit and receive
tions and advertising tat Ibe.Demtrmt r, f u-
lisned at Bloorosbury. Columbia eetinty.
IION. I1IESTEU CYLMER,
'' ' or BEHffS COTJNTT. -
FOR CONGRESS, .',
I : EOS. T7ILLIA2I ELJTELL,
FOR STATE SEXATOR,
' CON. GEOSCE D. JACKO.f,
V FOR ASSEMBLY,
; EOS. LEVI L. TATE.
FOR ASSOCIATE JUDGES,
PETER K. IIEIiBEI.V,
. . IBA21 UEKB.
- FOR REGISTER AND RECORDER,
JOUS C. FREEZE.
' FOR COMMISSIONER,
BI0STG01IERT COLE. .
: ' FOR AUDITOR,
Candidate lor Representative.
. We place at our mast-head, to-day, in ac
cordance with the action of the Democratic
Standing Committee, and ia conformity to
the wishes of the people of Columbia county,
the name of the Hon. LEVI L. TATE, the
nominee of Columbia, as our Candidate for
Representative. This action has been taken
after mature and serious deliberation by the
masses of our people, in vindication of their J
injured rights, and to redress the broken
faith of the people of Montour1 which has
been both deceptive and perfidious and for
the consummation of which measures, the
confiding, noble-hearted people of " Old
Colombia," and in the District, have our
concurrence and heartysupport. We thero
fore, place the name of Col Tate upon our
Ticket, instead of that of Capt Chalfant,
referring tho- public to the "correspondened
of our poople and tho action of the commit
tee and conferees, published elsewhere" in
this journal, as a full justification of our
course in the premises, and have no doubt
of his triumphant election as the next Rep
resentative for the District of Columbia and
Montour in the approaching Session of the
Legislature of Pennsylvania, .
BLOOHSBrEG, Columbia County, Pa., )
, September, 8, 1865. J
TO THE DEMOCRATIC STANDING
COMMITTEE OF COLUMBIA CO.
. ' Grsrrrxr : We deem it our duty as
Democrats to call your attention to circum
stances connected with tha recent nomina
tions for State Senator, and Representative
iathe Districts indicated, with which our
county is connected ;"and wo do this with a
view especially to the interests of tho great
Democratic Party in general, and of the in
terests of the eouatios with whioh we are
politically connected in particular.
At the recent Democratic Convention of
. this county, John Snyder and R. C. Fruit,
Esqrs., were appointed Representative Con
ferees on behalf of Eaid county ; and instruc
ted by tha Convention, as follows :
Resolved, That John Snyder, of Orange,
and R. C. Fruit, of Bloom, be and are here
by appointed Representative Conferees to
meet similar Couf'erecs of Montour county,
on Tuesday, tho ISth inst, for the pnrpo.-e
of nominating ' a candidate for Ai-cmblv.
with instructions to support the choice of
. r-lontour county, iroruted, paid county uso
her influence in the support of a candidate
for State Senator from Columbia county.
, . This resolution was unanimously adopted
by the Democratic Convention of Colnmbia
county ; but at the meeting of the Repre
sentative Confereees of the counties of Co
lombia and Montour, Mr. Thomas Chalfant,
the candidate for Member from Montour, in
sisted that the proviso contained in eaid res
olution was uncalled for and unnecessary, for
the reason that the nominee for State Sena
tor was already conceded to Columbia coun
ty ; and Mr. Chalfant himself, as well &3 his
" Conferees, Joseph II. Campbell and John
Mc Williams, Esqrs., as also hb personal
friends who had accompanied him from
Montour to Bloomsburg, pledged themselves
to bo "on hand," at the time of the coming
Senatorial Conference, to secure, beyond the
possibility of doubt, the nomination of Koa.
Lrn L. Tate, a3 candidate for State Sena
tor, ia the spirit of the above resolution.
After this pledge, the Representative Con
ferees of Columbia county, gave the nomi
nation of Member. tp Mr. Chalfant. But
what happened at the Senatorial Confer
ence? (It was held, as all know, after Mr.
Chalfant. was nominated as member.) Why,
neither Mr. Chalfant, nor any person repre
senting him, nor his interest as a candidate,
nor the feeling of Montour county in favor
of the sentiment embodied ia tho foregoing
resolution, was present ; and although this
Senatorial Conference lasted two days, and
one hundred and twenty-one ballotings were
had, and although many opportunities were
af orded to the 3Iontour Conferees to secure
tin nomination of Hon. Levi Ia Tate, yet
net a tingle vote did tidier of the Conerect
cf MirdoTir County cast in favor of the
choice of Columlia County, which choice
was rcade ia solemn Convention. ' Comment
is unnecessary. .
It may be remembered, that, uncbr the
apportionment till cf 1S57, the nomination ,
ctata Senator was given to Snyder cot: a
ty, the emalleet in the District, and a county
giving a majority against us ; thoa passing by,
for tho time, the claims of the heavy Dem
ocratic majority of Columbia. A like thing
has, through groea misrepresentation and po
litical intrigue, happened now, in palpable
violation of conceded claims.
The Democracy of Columbia county de
mand that not only these pledges, but her
claims, thall be respected. Tbia we eay, af
ter full consultation with ' those who are true
Heads of constitutional liberty, as well as of
political honesty ; and it is asked, that, in
vindication of right, and in rebuke of viola
ted pledges, Hon. Levi L. Tate, the choice
of the Democracy of Columbia county, in
Convention assembled, be placed in the field
as the nominee for Representative. ' ,'
Most respectfully, your ob't eerv'ts, !
J001.,?- RaPrt' 1 Delegates Conven.
Peter Billmeyer, - ) . ., ;
y$'Ji0h7 Xv&S. Dcm. and Star.
E. R. Dueler, J
J. S. Sanders. Ed. Berwick Gazette,
John Doak, Esq.,
jr. jr. vauipucu, .
. Geo. Zarr,
Wm. II. Iattle,
J. P. Shuman,
J. D. Runyan,
John W. Leidy,
John C. Mordan,
Jos. R. Patten,
James " elliver,
Wm. E. Johnson,
A. J. Evans,
W. P. Jones,
M- M. Kline,
J. S. Kline,
A. B. Dildine,
S. C. Shivc.
Isaac K. Dildine,
Jns. J. Crawford,
Eli as Creay,
Daniel W. Kelchncr,
S. L. McBride;
" Abram Hartman,
John HartmaD, .
John II. Parker,
Joseph C. Parker,
J. W. Dietench,
John M. Snyder,
Charles E. Uahl.
W eJey Wirt, Esq.
Thos. Knorr, , .
J. S. M'Ninch, .
J. B. lustier,
Aaron W. Hess,
W. T. Shuman,'
Chas. T. Shuman,
J. S. Shuman,
Andrew T. Ikeler,
Geo. Hartman, sr.
Daniel Wenner, "
Charles Eder, .
John M. Mordan, '
Sam'l Kisner, Eq.,
Geo. W. Ikeler,
John B. Shultz,
Win. J. Ikeler,
A. J. Albertson,
B. B. Freas,
Geo. W. M auger,
O. P. Girton,
Abram Woll hart,
F. C. Ever,
George II assert,
W. F. Wilson.
J. K. Girton,
John S. Cole,
D. B. Hartman,
W. II. Gilmore,
F. M. Gilmore,
John K. Bobbins,
A. J. Newhard,
J. L. Girton,
Capt. M. Walter,
John Cromley, '.
W. B. Koons,
Jacob R. Groul,
. The want of spaco prevents the adding of
many more name3 already sent us. .
, Bloomsbctig, Sept. 11, 1SGG.
We, ihe undersigned, concur in the above
statement of facts, and recommend that Hon.
Levi L. Tate be placed in nomination, 33
the Democratic Candidate for Representa
tive, for the District, composed of the
counties of Columbia and Montour.
R. C. Fuurr, Rep.
Jon.v Snider, j Conferees.
TO THE DEMOCRACY OF COLUM
BIA COUNTY: .
We, the members of the Democratic
County Committee of Columbia, upon due
consideration of the statement above pre
sented to us, by the gentlemen whose names
axe thereto signed, present the following
action, in the hope that we may hereby se
cure general satisfaction to the Democracy of
Believing that tho whole statement is
based upon facts, and knowing that the rights
of Columbia cannot be maintained except
through the action of the County Committee,
in concert with the wishes of the Jleprcsen
tative Conferees, we refer to the proceedings
of the County Convention to direct us.
By the resolution above produced, we con
clude that the people of the county, in gen
eral Convention "assembled, by their repre
sentative delegates, did not desire that the
representativeTOnfcrees of Columbia county
Bhould concede the nomination of the candi
date from Montour, unless Mcmtour county
should aid Columbia in the maintenance of
her rights to tho nomination of the choice of
the Columbia Convention for State Senator.
Therefore, believing that we are acting in
accordance with the" will of the people as
expressed in the resolution appointing the
Representative Conferees and by and with
tha concurrence cf . said Conferees, we
place Hon. Levi L. Tate before the peo
plo of the county as tho Democratic candidate
for the office of Representative in tho State
Legislature, from the district composed of
Columbia and Montour counties.
Charles O. Barkley. Chr. Com., Bloom.
Hiram J. Reeder, Franklin.
Noah Mouser, Montour.
Henry Hinterliter, Beaver.
Samuel Kelchncr, Briarcreek. J
oomstmrg, Sept. 11, 1800.
Letter of Acceptance.
To the Democracy of Columbia :
Fellow Citizens : I havo just been ap
prized of having been placed upon the ticket
lor Representative . to tho Legislature of
Pennsylvania for the District composed of
Columbia and Montour counties, by the ac
tion of the Columbia county Standing Com
mittee and the Representative Conferees of
Columbia. Believing this to be tho general
wish of our people, I cheerfully accept the
iKHninatioriwith tho promise, if elected, to
subserve the interests of the Democracy and
the country faithfully, with fidelity wad to the
best of my ability. . Thanking you,oordiallyx
gentlemen, for the distinguished honor con
ferred, I am,
' Very respectfully, your ob't serv't, '
LEVI L. TATE.
. Bloomsburg, Sept. 12, 1866.
Keep Them Out.
,rWhen men ask me how lone I would keen
those men out, I say keep them out until the
Jteavens melt tcith fervent , heat, Until they
will allow free speech and free press through
out the land. ' And if it should not come in
this generation, we will swear our sons to
keep them out until they are fit for a repub
lican form of government."
' So says the woman-torturer, woman-insultcr
and woman-humiliator. ,When he uttered
the foregoing he was in agony over the death
of Dostie, and took from his side-pocket his
moral handkerchief and wiped the tears
from his dubious eyes. In Indiana, Missouri,
and some other States, the Beast will find,
if his distorted optics will permit, outrages
against law and order, peace and security,
the freedom of speech and the press, as any
where at the South. Passion, revenge and
thirst for power are confined to no localitj-,
North or South. We see that in Radical
atrocities upon their opponents wherever
they have the power to inflict them. But
what we- wanted to cay. was, eimply, that
Butler represents the true Radical party.
There can be no disguising this fact. They
would keep out the South until the heavens
melt with fervent heat, unless the people of
the Southern States allow the blacks to vote,
and even then they would not be admitted to
representation, unless the Radicals were cer
tain the 'Tight sort" were elected.. All is
left to the discretion of a Radical Congress.
There will never be a reunion that waj', as
any man of sense, or reader of history, will
Thad. Stevens on Foreigners.
After having been re-nominated for Con
gress, last week, at Lancaster, Thad. Stevens
made a speech, from which we make the fol
lowing extract, to show in what estimation
our naturalized citizens are hold by the head
of the great " moral reform" party :
"We have not yet done justice to the op
pressed race. We have not gone as far as
the Emperor of Russia, when he ordered
the freedom of thousands of his oppressed
pvople and endowed them with the riffht of
citizenship. We have been too much gov
erned by our prejudices. We have listened
too much to those whose crv is "Xeerro
Equality" " Ni-ger" " Niirser" " Nic-
gerl" IT c are iitjtaaiccd loo much L'j those
parsons from foreign lands uho, ichile in
search of freedom, deny that blessed Loon to
them WHO ARE T1IF.1R UQUALS.
There is a plain manifestation of. the real
fceliiiss of the Radicals toward the lbreiirn
population of this country. If they could,
they would deprive every adopted citizen of
the right to vote, and confer that sacred
franchise on the negro instead. While some
men are trying to deceive a few simple-
hearted Irishmen into the belief that they
are the friendsof green Erin. "Old Thad. "
comes out at his own home and speaks the
honest sentiment of the Radical wing of the
Republican party. Ho boldly declares . his
preference for the negro over the foreign
born white citizen, and avows his belief that
the negro is suoerior to tho Irish or the
Is that enough for naturalized citizens?
Do they need nioro convincing proofs that
the infernal spirit of Know-Nothingism still
exists in the hearts of Thaddcus Stevens and
all his followers?. If they do, let them vote
for Geary, himself an original N now-Nothing,
and they will repent of their folly when
it shall be too late. No foreign-born citizen
can vote for a radical candidate unless he is
willing to be reduced to a condition below
the negro. That is what Stevens and all the
Radicals wish to sea done.
Democrats of Columbia County
We invite the special attention of the
Democrats of this county to the following
extracts, believing them to contain good ad
vice, and hoping that every man in this
county may be induced by hi3 Democratic
neighbor to subscribe at once for the Demo
crat and Star :
Let Democrats of Northumberland county
remember that the J acobins have four papers
in this, to them, a minority count-, and that
at least three of these papers are sustained
by the Democratic party? Will some Dem
ocratic supporter of these three negro organs
be kind enough to calculate how much it
costs to counteract the influence of these
papers which he helps to keep alive ?-S'un-Itury
J ust so it is in Snyder County. One-third
of our Democrats are too Mingy to take a
paper because it cost tiro dollars a year, and
many of those who arc liberal enough to take
their own organ also take one or two of the
four Republican papers in the county and
thus assist in keeping alive Radicalism,
whilst up to quite a late period we liad but
two Republicans upon our entire list of sub
scribers. The Republicans run no les than
four papers in a small county like tin.-, and
we arc well patisfied that they draw sufficient
sustenance from the Democratic party to
keep at least one of these organs alive. We
do not begrudge all they can make, but it is
wrong to support such a cause when they re
fuse to reciprocate the librralitv nF nnr
party. U ill Democrats reflect nnon this
matter? There are at least one hundred
Democrats in this county yet who do not take
their own party organ. Selinsgr ove Times.
A new method of computing interest
on any number of dollars at 8ix per cent, ap
pears very simple. Multiply any given num
ber of dollars by the number of days of
intesest desired, Eeperate the right-hand
figure, and divide by six ; the result is the
true interest of such sum for such number
of days; at six per cent This rule is so
simple and so truo according to all buisness
usages, that every banker, broker, merchant
or clerk should post it up for reference and
use. There being no such thing a3 a fraction
in it there is scarcely any liability to error or
mistake. By no other mathematical pro
cess can the desired inform ari on K rKfnm1
I with so few figures.
The, President and His Recep
tion by the People.
' The upper circles so called, that have
tho old Federal idea, that a mechanic or
workingman has no more business to make
laws than a blacksmith has to attempt to
make a watch gave the President the cold
shoulder along the line of his late travel..
But while the Corn Exchanges and City
Councils and Mayors of cities were refusing
him the courtesies hitherto extended to Presi
dents, irrespective of party, the working
classes and the people generally gave him a
warm welcome. The Radicals are as malig
nant toward Mr. Johnson as the old Feder
alists were toward Mr. Jefferson. We
will tell the classes that sneer at Mr. John
son that it won't pay in the long run. Tho
people are pretry good judges of human na
ture, and are not often deceived as to those
who are really their friends. Mr. John
son's policy is not founded in hate, as is that
of the Radicals, but in justice, generosity
and forgiveness, and is the one the most like
ly to restore the country to peace, harmony
and prosperity. That is what the people
Aiant, for the sooner that is done the sooner
will wc be rid of some of tho enormous bur
then of taxation that now weighs upon in
dustry. The people appreciate that, and
hence thoir enthusiastic greetings of the
Northerners in the Sorrn. While the
Radical newspapers are telling us that the
lives of Northerners are unsafe in the South,
we constantly find in the journals that reach
us from all parts of the Southern States in
ducements of the most tempting kind held
out to Northern settlers. They talk about
their superb climate and soil, about the for
tunes that can be made in cotton-raising oth
er industries, about the openings and oppor
tunities for business and labor, about the
friendly and peaceable disposition of the
Southern people, and so forth, with great
frequency. As regards Louisiana, of which
so much has been said lately, that influential
old paper, the New Orleans ?e,thus speaks :
" No fact has been more prominent in this
State for more than a year pa than the dc-i-ire
of the poople to have Northerners settle
and live ainon.sr them. The Ijftnvdana jness
his tetmcd tcith appeals to induce Xirrthern
immigration. No conditions were laid down
as to politics.. If the immigrants should be
honest, industrious, cntcrpri.-ing, not va
grants or criminals, that was deemed enough.
Ao instance can be cited throughout the
State, where a Northern man, simply for be
ing such, lias been molested and maltreated,
and has failed to have the same protection
from the law which any other person could
enjoy.. There never was a time, indeed,
when Northern men in the South as a class
were treated with more conciliation. From
commercial and industrial no less than politi
cal considerrtions, they Jtave been the object of
a studious tenderness."
We have published similar reports and
statements from many other Southern States,
and their truth' can be confirmed by more
than a hundred thousand Northern men resi
dent in the South.
Disunion stump speakers have commenced,
in their desperation, a vile blander upon the
President, by charging him with participating
in the assassination of Mr. Lincoln. The in
famous Jack Hamilton, lately driven away
from Texas, made this charge at a disunion
meeting in Luzerne, a few days ago, and wc
have since heard the charge reiterated.
Now, it is patent to almost every reader,
that, according to the revelations of ourmost
pious divines whose special mission is to re
veal the will of God, President Johnson
came into power by special act of Divine
Providence. It was so announced in public
prayer3 in nearly all the churches, it was
made public in sermons, many of which were
published, and are now on record. That
these piou? divines could be mistaken, is to
doubt their veracity or the faithfulness of
their lives to the Master who made them the
exponents of his doctrines and truths.
We ask, how is it possible, in the light of
truth and history, that you can find any di
vine, any respectable clergyman, and they
ought all be such, who can now deny the po
sition they so solemnly took,and promulgated
in "the very hour and article of death."
when a nation was mourning in one and re
joicing in the other.
As an earnest that the clergy are impress
ed with a knowledge of this divine, truth, wc
have but to remind the pious reader, that
he may go into any church, where prayers '
were so profusely made for President Lin-!
coin, who stood so eminently in need of them
and he will hear none uttered bv President !
Johnson, for "the Divinity which 6haies
our ends" has made it unneccessary. j
At Last. The Philadelphia Age of Tues-!
day in speaking of the amalgamation Con
vention which met in that city on Monday,
says : Wc presume that none of the Radi
cal disunionists will now deny, after yester
day's exhibition in our streets, that they are
in favor of negro equality ! Not even the
most shanicIes-3 of them can any longer at
tempt to make political capital by endeavor
ing to ignore that doctrine. Yesterday the
matter was clearly reduced to practice. In
the same procession in which were the mem
bers of the Union League, the citizens' es
cort, and the few " Southern Loyalists" who
were present Frederick Douglass and the
other colored delegates marched side by side
wan white men. lhat there is any reason
whatever why thee colored delegates should
not be in tho very company they harnilv
found themselves yesterday, we do not pre
tend to tay; but let the matter be distinctly
known, everywhere, that negro equality
among the Radicals is now "an accomplished
fact" in Philadelphia.
The nomination of Hon. George D.
Jackson, of Sullivan county, for State Sen
ator gives entire satisfaction to the Democ
racy, bo far as we can learn, throughout the
district Of the three candidates hpfor thf
Conference we prefered the choice of our
own county, but unable to eee that choice
placed upon the ticket, we shall labor as ear
nestly ond diligently for the success at the
polls of the more fortunate candidate, Mr.
Jackson. He is a social, clever man, has
had considerable legislative experience, ahd I
will make, as he has heretofore, a safe Leg-1
The Disxmionists in Convention
,Tho Disunion party, in Columbia county,
published a call for a Convention of Radi
cals, to be held in Bloomsburg, on Wednes
day of Court week, (at a time when there
were many people in town,) to nominate a
"ticket" and perform other important busi
ness. At about half past one, P. M., the Con
vention convened. It was a motley crowd.
When seated, we discovered several "dead
ducks" in the arena, besides a number who
are "dying hard" and expect soon to be de
funct. They had almost lost their quack!
It would seem rather difficult to find men,
in all the districts in the county, to rcpre
pent the Radical party, as from quite a num
ber of the townships no delegates appeared.
The Convention finally went to work and
selected a President in the person of Jonas
Hayman, a straight-backed Radical of the
On motion, Captain Jackson, of Berwick,
and Captain Brobst, of Catawissa, were
called to the table, to take notes, make and
second motions, and write down the pro
ceedings. The Convention now being in most capital
working order, a f age looking Delegate arose
and commenced reading, in an undertone of
voice, what we were unable to make out,
until he said " and that they be instructed
(here he piled on tho agony) to support the
Hon. Ulysses Mcrcur." The Convention,
or the fellow that offered the resolution, was
determined that Mf.rcuu should be nomi
nated, and to secure that point, fire Confer
ees were instructed for him. Thi3 is one to
every county in the District, and of course if
they all vote twice they'll be sure to nominate
him. MERCUR is the man they want sacri
ficed. This is right Our candidate, Judge
Elwell, can distaneo him snugly, on the
first heat, which will surely come off, 11 rain
or shine," on the ninth day of October
next, between the hours of eight A. M.,
and seven P. M.
A full set of Senatorial and Representa
tive Conferees was appointed. As the Con
vention moved rather slowly in this direction,
it was feared, on the part of many disunion
ists, tha. the matter would be wholly neg
lected ; and, as their chances for electing
their candidates to stay-at-home, (as they
did during the war) were so flattering, it
would have been an outrage upon the loyal
and jtatriotic people of the count', which
could neerhave been erased.
At tlus juncture of the deliberation.", a
Delegate, said to come from Roaringcreek,
offered a resolution that read very much like
"Resolved, That wo make a full county
This at once brought the deceased "duck,"
of the Rejntlh'can, to his feet. This Radi
cal thought it "inexpedient" to make a
county ticket, as it might damage the pros
pects of electing their Congressman. Here's
where the "laugh comes in." The idea of
a county ticket interfering with Mercur's
chances is preposterous, and altogether con
trary to the nature or reason of things. On
the other hand it would serve to help his
election. But this was not the real point
with the Ex-Assessor; he did not desire to
see so good a ticket as oars dc-fented by one
that thy might nommatc. The Convention
taking this view of the whole matter voted
the resolution down. They were utterly op
posed to " drafting men" and placing them
on the "ticket," but strongly in favor of
volunteers, and no doubt would advance
"liberal bounties." Who'll be the first man
to "volunteer and take the bounty" togeth
er with a back seat ?
Some time having elapsed and no one mak
ing a motion for a committee on resolutions,
the "D. D." of the RrpuUican again took
the floor, and with a peculiar shake of his
head, said he had some resolutions which he
desired to read ; whereupon he drew forth
a roll of paper from bis pocket and com
menced reading about Andrew Johnson, the
Philadelphia Convention, the hero of Snick
er's Gap, the loyal blacks of the South, and
all the great things that have happened since
the death of Lincoln, save his removal from
the Assessorship, and poor Dan. Beckley
from the Past Office. After his having read
for fifteen or twenty minutes he stopped, for
some reason or other, when one of the Del
egates, a little more over-joyed than his col
leagues, moved the adoption of the piece
just read. The motion went through with a
rush until " Mr. Chairman!" was heard to
echofromagooddookingand well-feeling Del
egate from "Hard-Scrabble," who thought
the last part read, which had some reference
to the "boys in blue," ought to be adopted
by the Delegates rising to their feet. The
old gentleman was gratified, and so were wc
at this novel, though not new, way of ac
cepting resolutions by Conventions.
Considerable time was taken up, and, com
paratively speaking, nothing done. On mo
tion, a rush was made for the door, and all
repaired to the Exchange Hotel, much
pleased with their Convention.
If they get down the river in time, they
will hold another Convention in a year from
this. In the meanwhile, we'll think of
them, hoping, should they return, that they
will be truer and better patriots.
"The Negro Bears the Palm." The
Rump Congress voted Necro Soldiers who
served TWO years, THREE HUNDRED
The Rump Congress voted White Soldiers
who served THREE years, ONE HUN
DRED dollar bounty.
Remember, too, that MERCUR voted
for the former and against the latter.
Wlute Soldiers, of this 13th Congressional
District, how can you vote for MERCUR,
who has opposed all your interests and fa
vored those of th.etlblack boys ia blue, in
every instance ?
A Radical in Retreat. The blackguard
Broavnlow promises not to be a candidate
for re-election as Governor, and makes the
announcement in a fierce onslaught upon the
President, covering him and filling the air
with blue blazes, vomited from tho depths of
his malignant souL The Baltimore Gazette
says the last effort and eruption of Brown
low is like ithe trick of Arab horsemen.
When the battle goes against them they dis
appear in a cloud of dust All the strm of
Browneow's words and wrath is intended
y to hido bis defeat a&4 cove? his retreat.
Am-eeablv to notice the Senatorial 0,- I
ees oftho 15th Senatorial District compos-'
ed of the counties of Columbia, Montour,
Northumberland and Sullivan, met at the
Forks Hotel, in Bloomsburg, ' on Tuesday,
September 4th, 1866. At 2 o'clock, p. m.,
the Convention was called to order, and on
motion of Hon. David B. Montgomery, of
Northumberland, Robert Moore, of Mon
tour, was appointed Chairman, and on mo
tion of ' Hon. Samuel Oakea, J. Woods
Brown, of Northumberland, was appointed
Roll of Conferees being called the follow
ing gentlemen answered to their names :
Richard Fruit, 1 -Peter
Billmeyer, ) Conferees.
Samuel Oakes, n -Robert
. NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY.
D. B. Montgomery, n r
J. Woods Brown, j Conferees.
Michael Meylert, ) .
James Deegan, Conferees.
On motion the Convention proceeded to
nominate candidates for Senator.
Mr. Deegan nominated G eorgc D. Jack
son, of Sullivan County.
Mr. Oakes nominated Wm. A. Dean, of
Mr. Billmeyer nominated Lcxi L. Tate, of
' On motion of Mr. Meylert, itwasllesolved,
That the nominations now close.
On motion of J. W. Brown, it wa3 Resolv
ed, That a majority of the votes cast for
either of the candidates constituto a nomi
On motion, the Convention proceeded to
Convention adjourned at 6 o'clock, P. M.,
to meet on Wednesday morning, at 8 o'clock,
On motion the Convention proceeded to
On the 121st ballot, Geo. D. Jackson re
ceived 5 votes, L. L. Tato 2. votes, and W.
A. Dean, 1 vote.
George D. Jackson, having received a
majority of all the votes cast, was declared
On motion the nomination was made
On motion of Mr. Deegan, a Committee
was appointed to notify Mr. Jackson of hb
nomination. The Chair appointed Messrs.
Deegan and Montgomery said Committee.
The Committee returned with Mr. Jackson,
who, in a few brief and pertinent remarks,
thanked the Convention for the honor con
ferred upon him. . Adjourned.
ROBERT MOORE, Pbes't.
J. Woods Brown, Sec.
Economise and Pay Your Debt !
Restore the Union and increase your Resour
ces. Our National Debt is to be Raid.
An "individual upon whom debt presses
will curtail his expenses and economise in
order to free himself from the incumbrance.
Is not this the true course of the nation ?
Tho President affirms that it is, and he
vetoed tha Civil Right's and Frccdmen's
Bureau Bills, and refused the immense pa
tronage they bestowed upon him ; among
other reasons, because they were enormously
expensive to the people. Congress votes
money without regard to the raymcntof tho
The President has always been known as
an advocato of economy in tho administra
tion of the Government. .
Congress, under the lead of Stevens, is
extravagant and reckless, and will load the
people with additional debt.
He, who would have a productive farm,
must keep up the fences, nourish the soil,
and strengthen and invigorate it where it is
weak. So the Government, if it would be
rich, mighty and prosperous, must encour
age industry, develop its resources and in
every section stimulate the people to coin
wealth from Minerals, Agriculture, Com
merce, Trade and Manufactures.
The President would develop the great
resources of the South and cause them to
aid in paying the National Debt, by admin
istering the Constitution and tha laws.
Congress imposes new conditions, and will
not allow those enormous resources to be
fostered, but from a love of power and spirit
of hate, retards the growth of wealth in
that section, and by renewed agitation en
dangers the security of our debt
Which is the better policy?
Shall we economise, and increase our re
sources ; or shall we be extravagant, and
continue to agitate?
The President says the former ; Congress
says the latter.
Stewart, Yanderbilt, Astor, and other
New York capitalists, who bold more of the
National debt than the same number of men
anywhere, are for the President and against
They are business men, and believe that
the same rule applies to the Republic that
applies to the individual ; if he would get
rich, ho must economise and foster his re
sources. Do you hold a Government Bond ?
Is it safer under Stevens and agitation, or
Johnson and the Constitution?
Berks. J. Lawrence Getz, Esq, editor
of tho Reading Gazette and Democrat, has
beeu nominated for Congress by the Democ
racy of Berks, over Ancona, the present
incumbent. Mr. Getz is a man of high abili
ty, and we pronounce his nomination one
eminently " fit to be made." He is a man
of irreproachable character, firm and un
flinching in his convictions of right, and one
of those solid democrats who never waver
in their adherence to the old land-marks of
the fathers in guarding and advocating Con
stitutional principles. He has been untiring
in his labors for the Democracy of his section
of country for many years, with that devo
tion which denotes the true democrat and
patriot. This recognition of his great eervi
ces in the party of the Constitution, is but
a simple and too long deferred act of justice
to a man who has spent many years of use
ful activity in the ranks of the Democracy.
A gang of ruffians made a cowardlv at
tack on a colored camp meeting near Balti
more, on Thursdav nibt
were wounded, and a whit man was ehot
ueau wnue praying.
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