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I. EDITUA AND PROI lIIEToR
iot4lhiy Morn'.ng, Oct. 5, 1857.
' MUCLITIC SIVE 501111ITIONS.
priLLIA.M. F. PACK Elt i f of Lycoming
C iiNAL COMMISSIONER,
.NMIROD STRICK LAND, of Chester
JCIXIES orrice PrigtEME COURT,
WILLIAM STRONG, of Borkm,
3.-1.11Ef3 'THOMPSON, of Eibi.
THE COUNTY TICKET.
MOLES WILL, Oxford twp.
JACOB BUSHEY, Hamilton.
Clerk of the -Courts,
JIENRY G. WOLF, Gettysburg.
Register and Recorder,
174.4.CHAWA11 MYERS, Tyrone.
14C04 R4FFENSPERGER, Butler
JOEL B. DAN KR, Gettysburg. -
ISAAC IIF•RETER, Hamdtonhan.
Director of the Poor,
ANDREW IVHITE, Freedom.
Pr. C EMIOLDSBOROUG H, Strttban
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jPacker and the whole Democratic
State and County Tickets!
TnE party of correct principles will hold
Meetings as follows:
At Fairfield, in liamiltonban tp., this
At Itunterstown, in Straban tp., on
to-morrow (Tuesday) Evening.
At Goodyear's, in ranklin tp., oh Wed
nesday eveein r.ext.
At Irialatown. in xford township, on
Saturday Evening next.
-At Wattles's, in Gettysburg, on Mon
' day Evening next.
Mir Good speaking may be expected.
.ItALLY TO THE .MEET r ,
ANI trrAla THE TRUTH ! ,
Oct. 5, 1457. • I.* -
There will,bes - ix ballot I.
-Sectklti4oll in this county • . •
ballots containing the J Governor, Canal
Commiasioner, and the whole County
Ticket; another for Judges of the Su
preme Court, and one for each Amend-
Tnent to the Constitution. Our friends
will be careful to divide the tie.kets as
Prire4 by law.
Friends of Packer!
Are you at work ? Is there anythiqg
rot eau do that has not yet boon done?
There is no time to lose. Do all yen
pan—and do it lelekly. The enemy,
like true Know Nothings, are SECRET
LY at work. Expose them I Foil
them : Out-vote them Let us make
a CLEAN SWEEP:
The Ticket, the Whole Ticket,
• and Nothing But the Ticket.
A Democratic exchange truly says :1
---One of the very best tests of a man'S •
t attiselaniont to his party and its organi
zetion, is the coarse he pursues when
the candidates nominated Or. a ticket
are not his favorites. If the ticket em
brawl only those whom he likes, it is a
very easy matter to support it. Under
such circumstances, a person who has
so political principles would also support
it. But when the candidates of our I
choice are defeated for nomination, and 1
ethers who may even have dealt un
kindly by ourselves or our friends, are
placed qa the ticket, then it is that our
attachment to the good old cause of
Democracy and the maintenance of its
organization, is to be tested. The man
who-falters under such 'circumstances,
allows his prejudices and dislikes to rise •
superior to his devotion to the cause.
But he who forgets-his individual griefs,
and sustains the nominated ticket, not
because they are his favorites, but be
cause they are the regularly chosen
candidates of the party to whose prin
ciples be professes attachment—that
man proves that his Democracy rises
higher 4n4 goes far , buYond all mere
• (*wing a seat in the Legislature
this State, last winter, was a good,
regisi* g . operation . l4eferenee to the
• Houma Journal will show that Mr.
beam,*As teceivod the following
aervicesdurtug the irssion:
d SO, ( 1 4 ciredar 1 4° 6
- EXTRA, $2OO 00; St,.
s2sooo—total 5747 80
lie irouder he is so anxious to be re.
gaud test* out of the
pnbße esib . .
liiirniX-PAY.ERS, ILE WARNED l ists, whilst you, sas, or you, are com-
The moth at Work.
Felled to pay annual taxes, for the sap-
Our Mam friend Cooper of the Chambers
port of the State government, fqr every
burg Etllcq Sptrit,,eNer watchful and foot of " PROPERTY" you possess?
true to Peu:,-.ylvania a Lest intere.,ta, Mr. Musselman cannot excuse himself
notices some of the recent nominations in this matter by the plea that he might
made for the State Legislature at points have endangered the passage of the
where the Pennsylvania Railroad Com
panyb could exercise any control over bill by voting otherwise. The motion
the nominating conventions. Of t of Mr. Gildea to strike out an obnox
npminstions made by the Black Repulllirioua elauae was a naked one, and a di
limns in Lancaster county he Points ; red vote teas had on it, al
out two who are known to be devoted,
heart and soul, to the purposes of the Pondern d er FACTS—for they are
sapported by the Journal of the
great monopoly, and who would be ' facts,
likely to sacrifice all other interests House proceedings, a copy of which is
to obtain an advantage for that cor- I now before ma—and if you do nokwant
poration. The Valley Sprit says :
the already heavy burdens of the State
”That grasping corporation, the PennFylva- I increased, east your vote in snob a man
illa Railroad Company, Is in the field, endear
prim to to secure the election of its friends to nor that the Central Railroad Company
e Legi , ;lature. In Lancaster county, the shall not have the benefit of it.
Republicans have nominated Colonel BAIT. Another fact in this connection d&
IA3II A. SHAVSKII, the SJIIICitOf or Attorney
for the Company, for the state Senate, and serves notice. The Democratic Coita
-1 among their candidates fur Assembly is Mr. ty Convention passed, unanimously, a
Powssta.. who was a member of the last Leg
islature and as such vcted for the hilt exempt-
resolution instructing our candidate for
ing the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for- Assembly, if elected, to oppose a repeal
ever from taxation. If the Company socceede lof the Tonnage Tax, and the public may
in getting enough of itx minions elected. it;
will secure the repeat of the toonsge tax and j rely upon a faithful execution of this
thereby cut oft from the State Treasury the ; trust by Mr. WILL. The opposition
receipt of about a quarter of a million of dol. I
Convention said not a word about it
' tars per annum. The repeal of that taxis the ,
great object the Company has in view now. and the presnroption therefore is, that
; If our tax-payerAlo not want their own bar- . 1 %
~ocy endorse 3ir.Masselman's course
dens increased, they must not let the tax on
ple Pennsylvania Railroad Company be re- in the Legislature in this (and all other)
riled; and if they would be sure of p-evert- particulars.
ing the repeal of that tar, they mum vote for I , •
ovo is ikit voters of Adams county desire
Nita. and Nssson, who will exert i v es
to retain dee tax. This iv an imp rtan t- to increase their own taxes for State
ter to the tax-payers. Their burdens ire sea- „„ ? they do not, thetp—le a
vy enough already, but they will be heavier i'..rNses ww+
still tf the Pennsylvania Railroad Company is I them poll a majority for CHARLES
relieved from taxation, for whatever is taken leiLL, the Democratict aomi who
oft the Company must be made up from the t
will faithfully guard their's and the
tax-payers of the State. If the Company is
released from the payment of a quarter of • i State's interests,
million dollars annually, then that sumin
addition to the large amount already assessed
most be collected from the property owners of
the Commonwealth. The stock of the Penn
sylvania Railroad Company is held principally
by Fureignets, most of them Englishmen.
What is not held in Xngland is in the hands
of rich capitalists in the cities. They are re
ceiving eight per cent. dividends, and yet they
want the tax taken off, so that they may di
vide twelve or fifteen per cent. Shall these
English and rich city stock-holders succeed in
their design of robbing the country people of
Pennaylvanial Shalt their property be re
leased from taxation, whilst everything in
Franklin county. from the largest fartn to the
smallest cabin, is compelled to pay its share
of the public debt and interest ? If a majority
of Black. Republicans are returned to the Leg
islature, the wishes of the English stockhold
ers of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company
will be complied with. Will Franklin county
Contribute to a suicidal let that will increase
her own taxation for State purposes 1 If she
would not do so, she has but one course to
pursue, and that is to give a majority of her
votes to and Sows, who will faithfully
;paid her interests,"
Siil - Yes! and we adopt the sugges
ions as directly in point, and address
hem to the people of York county.
heir part, of the work is to elect GLATz
and W to the Legislature,
WILLIAM F. PACKER in the Executive
hair. For even with a Democratic
egislature, a Black Republican Govern
.r could do much mischief... Are you
all awake, MRS OF YORK ! to the great
mportance of the question you are to
decide on next. Tuesday weet: ? If you
are not, IT IS TIME 1O OPEN YOUR
'YES ! *rile Black Republicans
• have you stand gaping, open
,outhed, at the condition-of things in
jansas, over which you can have no
trot, to the utter neylect of TUINOS AT
7, ,wa ' a, which you may and ought to
1! Are you to be thus tricked ?
er at the polls ! You have seen
,7 1 4 t the Wilmot party have done when
t 7 power. Ybu know the outrages
ley attempted upon your rights, in
part of which they succeeded. Place
the same men, or the same party, again
in power, and prepare yourselves for the
re-enactment of the iniquities of last
winter, or worse: Place them in pow.;
er, and thus by implication endorse
their course, and place upon' their
schemes of plunder the stamp of your
approval, then God help our poor old
Commonwealth—for omnipotence only
will be able to work her redemption
from the abyss of discredit into which
she would be!
MEN OF ORK ! Pennsylvania
peals to you, and in this her boor of
need cries " TO THE RESCUE 1"
YORK WILL RESPOND ! York Gazette.
MEN OF ADAMS ! You, too, are
summoned TO TILE RESCUE!
Jons Ilussriaux, who is again be
fore the people as the Know Nothing
and Black Republican, can't' idate for
Assembly, Toted, in the last House,
with Poirnail, for the bill exempting the
Pennsylvania IZftilroad Company from
The bill introduced for the sale of the
Main Lino not only embraced a clause;
repealing the Tonnage Tax, (amounting
to nearly THREE HUNDRED THOU
SAND DOLLARS per annum.) bat
also a provision to release the Company
from the payment of all other taxes end
duties whatever upon its capital stock,
bonds, dividends, or PROPERTY. A
motion was made by Mr. Gilds; to
STRIKE our the latter, and on the yeas
and nays being called, Mr. Mrssm.st.LN
voted AGAINST STRIKING OUT the
And a majority voting with him in the
negative, the motion was lost.
Mr. 3fussta,m.sN also voted against
a proposition to refer the momentous
question of the sale of the Main Line
to a vote of the people at the October
election. He likewise assisted in voting
down a proposition to prevent the Penn
sylvania Railroad Company from in
car....kmo VIM TOLLS for one year from
and after the purchase.
On the final passage of the bill the
vote of Mr. MUSSELMAN is recorded
among the YEAS, of course; and but
for the timely interference of a Dem
sacral° Canal Board and the Supreme
Court, the question of rAxarti4N upon'
the enormously profitable business and
the millionaof property Of the Central
Railroad Company, would now stand
where JOBS MIISSSLMAN voted to place
it.—BARASEL , FOREVER.'
Now, Tax-payers of Adams, of all
parties, what do you think of the votes
of Mr. 3iuseelinan to release this mam
moth corporation of itillitortatre capital
-4 _ •
Mr. REusselman and the Sun
bury and Erie Railroad.
Three Millions of the State's Money
at Stake !—Among those most earnest
and active at Harrisburg last winter,
for the passage of the bill for the sale
of the Main Line of the Public Works
to the Pennsylvania Central Railroad
Company, were the friends (borers and
members) of the Sunbury and Erie
Railroad. Day and night, they were
driving high games for it, and contri
buted'in noimall -degree to the final
"patting through" of the measure.
The reader may enquire, why this
xtritordinary ardor in 'favor of another
Company, with probabiy . different
terests' Let the proceedings of the
House, on Wednesday, the 2,2 d of April,
A supplement to the set incorporating
the .Sunbury and Erie and Pittsburg
and,,Sasquehanna Rai!road Companies
having been road a second time, the first
section was eorliaidered and agreed to.
The second section being under consid
eration, Mr. Warner moved to amend
the same, by (here's the secret!) adding
to the end thereof, these• words :
"And the Governor is hereby author
ized and required to deposit TIIItER
MILLIONS 0? DOLLARS of the bonds
received in payment GA, the Main Line,
should the same be sold, in the office of
the State Treasurer, to beheld in trust,
with the interest thereon, as collateral
security for the payment of three mil
lions of dollars for the first mortgage
bonds of the Sunbury and Erie Railroad,
and the interest thereon ; and the faith
of the State is hereby PLEDGED fur the
true performance of said trust ; and the
Governor is hereby authorized and re
quired to endorse such fact on the back
of each bond, to the amount of three
millions of dollars, and affix his signa
ture thereto, attested by the Secretary
of the Commonwealth, under the seal
of the State."
The motive of the Sinbury and Erie
Railroad people, in striving so industri
ously for the sale of the Main Line, is
now apparent to the reader, It was,
that they might themselves afterwards
come in and ask for a large portion of
the farad realized by the sale And the
concert of actlitn on the part of the
friends of the two corporations looks as
though therewas a BARGAIN between
them to carry both. First, the Sunbury
and Erie to assist the Central in secur
ing the Main Line, and the Central to
reciprocate by aiding the Sunbury and
Ene in getting three millions of the
bonds when sold. "You tickle me and
I'll tickle you."
And yet, for this high-handed scheme
to divert, THREE MILLIONS of the
State's money from its ligitimate chan
nels, JOHN MUSSELMAN TOTED !
Yes, in the face of the strong plea made,
as a justification for the sale of the
Main Line at so low a price, that the
public debt should be immediately re
duced, the Representative of Adams
county is found among those who tried
to vote away nearly Tax HALF of the
sum so realized upon the Sunbury and
Erie Railroad Company, in which the
Commonwealth has no more interest
than it has in any other individual °or
: poration within her borders.
Mr. Ifussitx-ax is again before the
Tax-payers of the county for their suf
fragos,for the same office. Do his votes,
to be found upon the Journal of the
House,—and to which alone we are in
debted for the information here given—
provie that ho merits a re-election? We
unhcisitatingly say, they DO NOT—
ANDISO TUT. PLOPLS WILL ANSWER AT TUB
P. S.--Sinoe writing the foregoing,
the following has *lieu coder oar no
tice. It is from the Erie Gazette, aad
ought to open the eyes of all, should
anything more be needed to whit has
I been isai4
,116111r$. The Gazette is of
course isl ran bitaiest of the Sunbury
and Erie y. It says :
A Word'of Cautam—The Susibery
and I,Yie Railroad.—We trust that the
County Conventiou lo wldeh is to con-
TOGS on the 8d of September, will bap
dlt 0 • Ilk,
in mind this great work . , when the A Chilling Affair.
nominations for the Legislature come
A 02171,11011113 bLIBIS MUTING !
up. We know not what measure or
measures of relief and aid will be intro-1 Wilmot in Gettysburg.—The most
duced the coining session, but learn chilling political demonstration we
that its friends design to make Bor
tionapplies ever in some shape, with strong hopes ever witnessed, came off in this
of success. Erie oounty, more interest- ough on Wednesday last. It was posi
ed than any otter place, should be on Lively &freezer !
hand, and well represented. She should At a meeting of the followers of
have active, zealous and working mem- a Sam" aid
tiers, and men of ability." " Sambe," the evening
previous, at the Eagle Hotel, we under-
Follow-citizens, keep your eyes on
stand that arrangements were made to
the schemers, and elect CHARLES
give Mr. Wn..mcrr, their bandidate for
WILL to watch them !
Governor, and who was for weeks pre
viously announced to speak here, a fit
ting reception. An eacett was determin
ed upon.. -
Since the Democratic nominations
were made wp have had an opportunity
of seeing and conversing with the peo
ple from every part of the county, !rid
we have been truly gratified at hearing
the universal satisfaction expressed
with the selections made, and the deep
confidence which the masses have in the
succors of the Pemgcratio ticket at the
election on the 18th.
Every day seems to strengthen the
faith which the Democrats have had
from the beginning, in• the inevitable
fate of Black *publican Know lloth
"A Vetenn Office-Holder!"
How short-sighted desperate politi
cians often become. The writing edi
tor of the Star over-reaches himself by
arading a list of the offices held by Mr.
DANNER, the Democratic nominee for
County Treasurer—as though forsooth
JOUN SCOTT, his opponent, was now
for the first " up" for public position.
Let us look into this matter. Mr.
Danner, in 1836, received the appoint
ment of Prothonotary from Gov. Wolf
as a compliment. Redid not act. Ho
was elected Justice of the Peace sever
al times in a Borough from 80 to 120
opposition, showing the estimation in
which his Whig neighbors held him;
but that the office wsi s of any profit to
him, we do not suppose anybody would
suspect. He was elected and served as
Prothonotary three years, and filled
the unexpired term of Dr. Nes in Cou
gress--three months. These two latter
posts are all of any profit which Mr.
Danner has held, and he has been a
voter twenty-seven years.
Now as to John Scott. Has ho had
nothing I He served, as is well known,
or 9 or 10 years as Brigade Inspector;
was elected and served as Sheriff of this
county throe years; and just before
his term expired, he received the ap
pointment of Steward at the Alms-
House, from which he only retired last
April. Hon) are three profitable posts
which Mr. &chi has held—and, beside,
ho now holds the office of Major Gener
al of the Division composed of York
and Adams counties. "Look upon thpt
picture and then upon this!" and you
will dceide with us that the Star had
better never said anything about " vet
eran office-holders," as long as John
Scott is on the carpet.
But he served the Managers faithful
ly, and they must try to help him, up
hill as it may be.
Democrats, John Scott and his friends
are asking votes at your hands, whilst
they are advising their own party an
der no circumstances, to vote for Mr.
Danner, who is always ready to do any
man a favor, without regard to his pol
itics. Meet the opposition with their
own weapons, and beat thorn out at
their own game. Vote for Packard
the whole Democratic State and Co city
Tickets ! John Scott is as much .the
representative of„ Know Nothin.
and 'Black Republicanism u any her
man on that ticket. Give the no
quarter, Democrats, .friends of the
Union and Equal Religions and P
Dare They Deny P
The Know Nothing Managers Lore
are becoming worse and worse sued.
Immediately upon the nominaticit of
their ticket, they could not , help ac
knowledging that the greater part of it
would be defeated, but Musszt,3l.4N they
pretended to consider entirely safe.—
The game, however, is beginning to
wear a bed aspect even in his case.—
His course in the Legislature is becom
ing known, and the people are talking
about it! All the spleen and bad blood
which the Managers and their toadies
may exhibit towards the editor of the
Compiler, will do their candidate for
Assembly no good—will not relieve him
of one ounce of the weight of the dam
aging responsibility resting upon his
shoulders. They cannot, by such a
course, or any other, wipe out a solitary
vote east by JOHN MIL7BBELYAN. They
would, if they could, take hie name from
the lists of `LEAS on the Tonnage Tax,
release of State Tax, and Sunbury and
Erie Railroad questions ! But the thing
can't be done. The Journal of the
House of Representatives shows black
and white for his voles. Dare the Man
agers deny them ? Dare they justify
them ? 'We DEFY them to the task.
.111rThe Star, in speaking of its can
didate for Sheriff, Islas A. THOMPSON,
says it has not " been his fortune to en
joy the conveniences of wealth, and the
perquisites of the Sheriffs office would
be a desideratum to himself and family."
Surely, the public have already been
sufficiently liberal to Mr. Thompson, in
the shape of perquisites of office; whilst
Capt. Lummox', the Democratic) candi
date for the same position, also with
out " the conveniences of wealth," is
fresh from the ranks of TRH PIAPLA,
never having had an Mee worth a dot
lar in his life. By peneverenoe and
heed work he has secured himself a
home, but this whilst not a twentieth
part of the money passed through his
hands which Mr. Thompson hid the
We never can bring ourself to Leah
upon tAis kind nf u.symp= o wss
nay other rot then as
And suck an escort! It was really
too bad. The whole numbered six ve
hicles, containing 2 or 8 persons each!
the entire affair looking as though the
man not having been invited, nobody
cared about his coming. No crowd—no
flags—no enthusiasm—Know Nothing'?
After dinner, Capt. C. H. Buenas
mounted a store box in the Diamond,
and proposed ..-TOSILPH WIZLMAN for
Chairman, together with several Vice
Presidents and Secretaries. Then D.
A. BUIMLIOI, Esq., moved the appoint
ment of a committee to bring Mr. Wil
mot to the store box ; and when there
Mr. Buehler positively " poked fun at
the man "—announced him as the "next
Governor of Pennsylvania !"- Bat the
" next Governor," being atOol Yankee,
didn't mind this "sly dig under the
fifth rib," and commenced his speech—
to an audience, by the way, no larger
than an ordinary township meeting.
We are glad to be able to say that he
did ALLUDE to State affairs. He declar
ed that if "the American Republican
party " should be successful at the next
election it would make an effort to pro
tect the ballot box against frauds, (just
as though there was no law on the sub
ject now !) and as sufficient ground for
such course, he revealed the startling
secret that Hr. Buchanan owed his
elevation to the Presidency soh ly to
election frauds in Pennsylvania! The
announcement was like an enormous
dose of medicine—too much to swallow
at a time—and from the unappreciating
manner in which it was received by his
hearers, we concluded that they would
believe it (or not) at their leisure, in al
lowances to suit themselves—and prob
ably "diluted " with a few of the elec
tion feats of Baltimore and Washington
He justified the Sale of the Main Lino,
but could not say whether tho price was
adequate or not. He was exceedingly
careful, however, ;fat to allude to the
Tonnage Tax—that being a lire ques
tion, and upon which, should a majori
ty of the people be gullible enough to
elect him Governor, he might be called
to act ;—nor did he mention the Sau
bury and Erie Railroad, which will
doubtless again be knocking at the
doors of the Legislature for the 83,009,-
000, which it didn't get last winter, (al
though it did got Mr. JOHN MUSSEL
MAN'S vote.) The speaker did not oven
throw out an insinuation on these sub
jects. Was he afraid to commit him
self on such vital pointnof State policy,
so intimately connected with State
Mr. Wilmot then Sew off to the Sla
very question, and kept at that until
he closed his speOch. " Slavery," " the
Slave power," and "debauchery of
public men," constituted the "burden of
his song"-tisb as was the came a year
ago, when the question was fully can
vassed and so well settled, this," all the
demagogues in the land,' with Wilmot
at their head, cannot again disturb the
common sense of the public by it. Pre
tending, here and there, to have respect
for the laws, the tenor of his remarks
was of a directly opposite character. 1
While holding np the Constitution of
the country to the gaze of admiring
millions, he would stab it in the rear.
Notwithstanding Mr. Wilmot's denial
of any design to interfere with Slavery
where it already exists, his speech
was little less than Abolitionism of the
darkest dye. Ttere was ndt a man in
his hearing, understanding the drift of
English words, who did not see Aboli
tionism "sticking out" in all his allu
sions to the degrading and debauching
character of the " Slave power," reach
ing even, so ho declared, the highest
tribunal of the land. Could any one,
not a rank Abolitionist at heart, assail
the integrity and patriotism of the
great, gifted and high-souled Roots B.
Teen, and his distinguished Associates
upon the Supreme Bench of the United
States, as Wilmot did ?
Let us, because it it not inappro
priate, see what HMV/ CLAY thought
of Abolitionists and •the tendencies of
their doctrines. In 1843, he wro
Mr. Couron, his biographer, who
publishing a series of tract; at the
time, the following letter. Bead it,
carefully—word for word—sad you
will find several of Mr. Wilmot's theo
ries blown to the winds
ARMAND, Sept. 2, 1843.
••11Ir Dais Sri :—Allow me to 'sleet a sub.
jinn for one of your tenets, which, treated is
yam popalar sad "adenoid way, I think,
waddles attended with great and good e(eot.
I mesa Abolition.
4 14 is isaaifest that the ultras of that par
!), are szttessely inisehievoini, and are hurry
ing Os the'country to fearful eeneeolueases.
They an net to be caseitiatid by the W.hissi.
=riwitha idea, e , y care for
eisp. .rbity would sei the adminii
trail= of the devernment precipitate the Ns
tins into ishisohtte rein before - they would lead
a helping baud to *Tent its career. They
treat waist, de'n'se meet, those who treat
dim bast, who en fir eves wi* them as to
*di* stain* tate as Vitas* - escir
eissiless sowside Mr. firiggreati. Mr. 'Maas
fi t4 it sX l Vit6' " lt a t
f ' trek M;
of slavery. Trace its intaiduction to the
British Government. Showahow it is disposed
i of by the federal Constitution; that it 14 left
exclusively to the States, except in regard to
I fugitives ; direct taxes. and representation.
' Show that the agitation of the question in the
free Steles will first destroy all harmony, and
natty lead to disunion—perpetual tear—the
ertermination of the A frican race—ultarnale
"But the great aim and object of your tract
should be to arouse the laboring classes of the
free States against Abolition. Depict the ecn
-1 siguences to them of immediate Abolition.—
' The slaves, being free, would be dispersed
throughout the Union ; they would enter into
competition with the free laborer—with the
American, the Irish, the German—reduce his
wages, be confounded with him. and affect his
1 irons: and social standing. And as the ultras
gli bat/wirer Abolitionism and Amalgamation,
show that their object is to unite in marriage
the laboring white man and the laboring black
woman. to reduce the white laboring man to at
despised and degraded condition of the black
"I would show their opposition to colonisa
tion. Show its humane, religious and patri
otic aim. That they are those whom God has
separated. Why do Abolitionists oppose
oolottisationl To keep and amalgamate to
pther the two races, in violation of God's
will, and to Awl, the blacks here, that they may
interfere with, degrade and debase the labor
ing whites. Show that the British Govern
ment is co-operating with the Abolitionists
for the purpose of dissolving the Union, &.
You can maks a powerful article, that will be
felt in eviiry extremity of the Union. I am
perfectlfsatisfied it4w ll do great good. Let
me hear from you on this subject.
Mr. Wilmot, strange to say, did not
once allude to the Ta-riff. Altlough
he appeared to be quite proud of the
notoriety which hit fathership of the
" Proviso " has giNen him, ho fail
ed to inform his he4rers that he, too,
was the " BRITISII FREE-TRADE
TORY," who alone 5 all the Perin
sylvania delegation ted for the
Tariff of 1846 I Ho ha. honors enough
The Catholic Church . owever, did
come in for a notice t his hands. I
Members of that Chure in his view,
committed a great crime n voting for ,
Mr. Buchanan, for which e counselled
the whole Protestant or_ fixation to!
give them a sound politic.. dttibbing. l
A little applause was wrung ou%at this
stage, and it was all we heard 'daring:
the progress of the speech. Is i not
the height of presumption and u air-;
nese to blame Catholics for suppo ing
the Democratic party, when the oppo
sition, that party which now goes fur
Wilmot, are bound by oaths to proscribe
and tyrannizi over them 1 A single
grain of self-respect on the part of
Catholics and Foreign-born would pre,
vent thein from sustaining Dark Lan
tern Black Republicanism, an organiza
tion which would crush them if it wore
not for the strong arm of the Democrat
ic party : ;
But oar space is limited. Wiltnot,N
speech was just what the people expect
ed it would be, and hence they heard
little that was new or instructing. The
votes he made on the occasion will not
save hi‘ from defeat l
COL CURTIN, Pollock's Secretary, was
also promised to speak, but he was not
forthcoming. In the evening a fow
dozen again assembled to hear the Col
onel, but he was still not on hand. D.
A. Buehler then appeared and made a
characteristic speech, rabidly Know
Nothing and Black PePublican—and
was followed by Mr. Converse. The
fnaianated admonition of the latter not
to vote for General Jackson all the
time, is thankfully received ! Calls for
other speakers were made, but they did
not come forward whenthe meeting
dissipated—vanished. And so ended the
littlest "big day" Gettysburg ever saw.
Sap-In connection with this effort of
lir. Wilmot, we would call the atten
tion of the whole public to the master
ly speech (given on cmr first page) of
Bx-Gov. BIGLER, at Clarion, in review
of Mr. W's. Philadelphia speech, which
was much the same as that made here.
It utterly explodes several of his strong
est positions, and at the same time
shows him as the coal and consummate
demagogue. Don't fail 4o read what !
Gov. Bigler exp.
The Tonnage Tax.
Why are the "American Republicans"
so nun on the subject of the tonnage
tax! Neither their papers nor their
stump orators, (Mr. Wilmot included,)
say a solitary word on that subject, al
though every body of common some
knows that another attempt will be
made the wming winter to repeal the
law which justly imposes a tax on the'
Central Railroad, and thus rob the State 1
treasury of three or four hundred thous
and dollars annually. Are they afraid
to meet the issue before the ,people?l
This is one of the links in the chain of
"Republican" measures, which fortu-1
nately for the people was broken the.
Supreme Court, and which they ire de
termined to mend at the veryop.
portunity. Then why not co out
boldly and honestly in its advocery be-1
fore the people ? Why blink a qtiostion
'of eo much importance to tax-payers?
The truth is the opposition slOw not i
avow their real sentiments cm . e mill
jeot. They are afraid to tell th• • splo
that t,bey want to relieve ib t isi • ..... 1
oorpoistioq from the
. psniieint,, of an
imam t ax , ib t ...o, : elnow fall well that
If they would olionly aid honestly avow
their eentitnents on this subject, they
woad scarcely hope to carry a single
county in the State. i hence their stud
ied aflame, and, efOrta to again f A
deceive many ho t and unsuspecting )
persona with ' to their reel 41- r'
tontion . Why t not the writeirst:4 o "
the filar take' ion t. And why -not
'ay. wham . itoostoselhe
%die • • • ,
arycrki dollars biked siiheir
i. eCaubes - ititite
the Osepfinr 7
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THE PEOPLE MOV711(1
Dentoerat;c Il'eting at .lelae 1). New.; ‘ ,
inan's.—The friends of l'Aca - mit and the
Democratic State and County Tickets
held a meeting at the
,house of Jesse D.
Newman, in 31•Juntjoy township, so
Monday evening last, whin a hire
number of the citizens - of the township
were 1444 , 2111 bled. An organization was
had lir selecting the following uilicers:
Pie,itLtd, Wm. If. Lorr, E,q.
Presidents, Jacob FetterhofT, Pe
ter Orndorff, Flemming lloke, Henry
Riddlemoser, James Collins, Moses
ilartinan, Jacob Arentz, Victor Mum,
Emanuel Foezer, and Francis M. Buddy.
Secretaries, John Buddy, David New
man, John Rebert.
After a few remarks byJease D. New.
man, the assemblage WWI adtlreased AA
hour or more by 11. J. Stable, at the
conclusion of which the meeting ad
journed in fine spirits—all resolved to
do their whole duty at the polls. Look
out for a good account from old
Democratic Meeting at Heidlergnitrg.—
The meeting at Ileidlersburg, on Thurs
day evening, was large and spirited—
more so, indeed, than was generally an
ticipated. The officers were :
President, PETER Mauxis.
Vice Presidatts, James N. Pittentnrf,
Isaac E. Wierman, John Eckel:male,
Martin Itaffensperger, Predoriek Pil
lard, Peter Fidler, (of Jacob.) George
Shields, Frederick Snyder, John Delap,
J. A. Brieglnier, Daniel S. Diehl, and
Secretaries, Gitorge F. Eckenrode, Ja
cob C. Pittonturf, Jacob Bollinger, John
E. Little, Daniel Delup, Aloisins Noel,
Wm. Muckley, and Peter A. Eckenrode.
11. J. Stable, addressed the meeting
at considerable- length, in 'regard to
general, State and county polities. Af.
ter he finished speaking, a procession
was formed, which marched, with stir
ring martial music and seveial 'hand
some flags,through the village—Messrs.
Goo. F. Eckenrode and Jacob C. Paten
turf acting as Marshalls. Returtaxl to
the place of starting, three hearty
cheers ware given for 'Pucker and the
wnole Democratic State and County
Ti kets, which concluded the evening's
The party which went from thisplaoe
to the meeting, are under many obliga
tions to ZACIIARIAH MIRES, the Demo
cratic candidate for Register and Re
corder, for the Itospitable manner in
which they weriq entettuiued at his
house on the way. Such devilr treat
ment is rarely forgotten, and this will
not soon be by its recipients.
Democratic Meeting at Iliad/dews.—
The meeting at J. A. 11.414-ther's, is
'Middletown, on Friday 'mining, was
also largely attended and enthusiastic:,
was organized as follows:
j PresObvit, HENRY KOISKR, Sr.
✓ - Vice Prexidents, Abraham Maine*
Valentino Sillix, John Bich°lts, Jere
miah Slaybaugh, Solomon Omer, J. A. -
11. Rather, Martin Thomas. Jno.Kime,
William Bender, William }leaks, Ja
cob Lentz, Burkhart Wert, and Jere
Secretaries, Aaron Wieler, Samuel
Hewitt, Jahn Rathinspergur, John S.
Boyer, Jucob Mowery, and Isms'
The meeting was then addressed by,
IL J. Staid°, upon the several questions
which enter into the present (Animal.
He had “the.documents" with him and
PROVED all he said. At the close of his
speech, three round cheer* were given
for Pacitim ASIII TUE WHOLE maim
when a procession was formed and
marched through the village—Jacob
T el acting as marshal.
atneralic .16Tting in Unioa.—Tbe meting '
at t bildi's School-house, in Union township,
on Saturday afternoon, was a spirited New
The officers were; ,
t MicniteL H. KiTTAILIXIL
Vice l'reeident.4, Peter Lang. Jeehns
eon, Peter Wulf, Adam SbilJt, William (fl it,
David Sell, Henry J. McLain, Meaty Una
ler and-George Gunder.
&ere/mars, Edward &orb. Andrew &11.
Emanuel Wlliteann, Jacub Shalom, William
Sell, and J. A. Slineb.
Mr. Philip !led('nig made an excellent Ger•
man Fpeech, which was a ell received. Jean•
D. Nrwman and Henry J. 31clAin also ad
dressed the meeting, in an acceptable manner
in English, and were followed by H. J. Staid&
The meeting adjourned with three roaming
cheers for j'ail'er and the whole Democratic
Those in attendance from this place, stop
ped, on their way home, at Ligenfelter'a howl.
in Littlei.town, for supper,.and a large crowd
gathering there. brief speeches were made by
Jesse D. Newman and H. J. Stahle. The
right spirit is evinced in the lower end: and the
seine may Le said of all the other districts id
which meetings hive yet been held.
Oar friends are warned against MIX
ED TICKETS, thousands of which/aro
in circulation. We have seen exact im
itations in typography, and in Texture
and color of paper, of the Democratic
ticket, with the names of one or more
of the opposition candidates upon them.
We have no dohbt that efforts will be
made, as 'heretofore, clandestinely to
introduce some of these mixed tickets
among the genuine regular Democratio
tickets when they are distributed; and
those having charge of the distribution
Apr safe-keeptn of our tickets will see
th., c y a caution.
When oar friends are about to vote,
th ir safest coarse will be, if they desire
to sayport the ticket clean, to examine
it, NAME BY NAME, and comparek
it with the list at the head of our 00.-
umus. If it be a true copy of that list,
it may be relied upon as a GENUINE,
FULL, DEMOCRATIC PLUMPER,
and fit to go in!
The above, taken from the Tar/
Gazette of last Tuesday, is as apr n li: lat able
hero s there, and we therefore er
it to our columns. ' Let it serve SI lik