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Du. M. A. Si iLscCis would respgetipliy : :innpunco to the ,
citizens:of Stnetbpiint and vicinity, tl o ho has, titled
sit,' an office, and, is prepitred to' attend to all' OlhinnKS
lip his pr'ofessien: Artificial test to iiLserfed
entitle prhicii•lcs, slid go it'o presileve the natural
ptession, of .the face All operations'' iii Dental Sur. , etf
.dent, in „ .
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11 . `kLINTIST:' you'd reSpectfully:infwrm. the inhal.ilanti
1,.../. of ..Olinin awl' surroutoling . conntry • lhat lie 111s•lo
catedDimqelf permanently in therm., fur the. practice of
his profession, wherelle will be preparrol to watten all,
who choose to give liiei a' call. Milo:IA . 1:r o'll. Tlitn4s
Dry (i:oodsSlore. -, ~.. . . , •
Olean, Nl:sy l'-'IB6U. : ..
•• . ~ OLEAN 'HOUSE, '
A; .F.•.-13s.an,;.Proprielor. Olean,' N. - 1*...., 0 rottibug r,usts,
fo 11.1 fromthd • New Vwslc , o.to,l Et le lail hood .S, tages
',. for Stnellmort • an ,l Ceres, • •., • , ( ' • •'• .
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In ”I:iti,./111 , .. 11:1 , 1 I-, in ,:ill ro-pi,t-a, ..l FIC,t. Ci. , , , flUt(d.
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c lii`lin,,.th'inq.b.na,, u.t.tviiliVe aid obliiic..; Lkv.t.:.:..1-
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•S., rr(!yor, . Draitsnv.ti . Von,. eal.cer. and 11..al I:•tate
'Agent., ' . i3nnethport,' Illieack'couoy..l,,t; '
A. N. 'TAYLOR,
Dealer in D . r,r . Goo,li!(l.tucer.i,,,, Sa,ll,
' Mealy-M.lde biitlung,
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Practjeal Mechanic, )lilla'rialii, .11 , 1,t4e-131.1i1.1a . r,, .tc.,
• •Purt A • ll,,heriy, 31.1iean .. cau . ilty, Pa. • . . - •
J. Ir. BROWN,
1.-11Y1',1"011:;, AN. CO . NVINANCEII.uI.I . IIaI.
Elk Cu., l'elm'ii
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A:. 14010, I `q I 'tre
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- .110n.. A. 1,. IVilcok,
••• 'CARVER: HOUSE, • •
Jon.: I'opH...tor. curl:4.'6f IVat , r and. likkory
• ;'!treet Warren, (,:ennral ;...ta4c
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Frontirrz , 110 Pobryt Folare. Oledo., N Y. .T Aws Sl.:
- . 7.‘10.1.Lit Propi , io!or.' "rite Folles 11.-ivo. , k r Ot•il eft o , w•
• an t. lp hilt . o f b r j o k, . R 1 4 .1: (11111i , ill,l'itl. li:i”krn 'ntyi , :
. .prori , ,roor tlattern litotelt •ti,,tt iii.t Byoooodar
• Units ..iro -no!, ' surpassed by.any.hotel in i1,....1..r0•Nrw
. York. (t irriar4ei ' . run -to and trom the 'New.York ' nod
Erie Roll Rom 1..... .• , ' • ' '• ." • I-4-If.
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..ATTORSVY AT 1. %Ix; Smetliptprt, 31'Ke . . 1 C(.ltrity...l'S..
• Agent.for. - .)to,sr4, Keati ii k Co's -I.ari.lt • ..t:ttf n.l:
. esEistiMly to tlio.Coll.otion or:Ct . : anis; I:,tutioatfon ..1
tottb).Till'oq Payment of T11.V., all'', lin )111 , i1,,3 rota.:
' tillgt , o lti:al Es..ato. '0 , .11e.:e-ii) Hamlin Elocits ... •
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1). A. \Vali . , Proprlaor,—at linzsa.,‘VarrSll county"
Pa:, : His Table will bit ..iuppliel witll.ll.o ji , i•t . t lib
iqiwit.rlr all ir.l4;.iinl• he spare us pain": in. aesollisibiai . /g .
• his' gui,lii.
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.A t:Torney and Counied.liii 'at• Law, Sitd .,; hPort• M . g."'i
~ C . ount v., Pa:. 6UA'1)1. 4 ,1 etlfill , t 04 1.11 hie ctre lot the
counties,' of . Nl`Koan,, roast and, Elk will to; I,totußtly
-dlttOnded to, Orrice in the Coif r goose., ..second li,kor,
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DR. 14. R. WISFIRR,
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•physiolan anlS,nraeon . , Stoothnort, l'a 3 . will alien,' to
all prdfoOsional !.t11,4 with promptueAzi. 011ie° in Sart
wel l hlook, tocond , floor '• - . .
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Whnlesate And Retat . licalerA in 'Sl:tplc and, Panr • y 1/ - 6.
.1)ntla; Carpeting., Ready Made. Clothinir, and Canova!
'Furniininglliiott4, , lloot , and Shoes, Wall and Window
• Paper, Looking tliftsiei &c. At: 01Aan. - 14. Y
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:41rnetliport,I1I'Kenn 1 - 1. It. RE3Nr.TT, Proprie
- tor—oppoAito .the Covet Muse. l'arze, coin
nitlii.mg, and well house,' •'
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Attoruep and Onultsellerat Law, Slootlport.,M'Enan
...Pa. %Vitt attend to all business in Iris profession in the
eollOtitorof M.'S:eon, Potter nod Elk. • Office over 0,
Sartwell & Brother:it:Store. - • . • .•
4j4irner of Fecon , l ault Liberty streets, Warren; Tn..' n•
K.'lAnnott,•l'l;,oprie.tor. TravelerA''wlll iind,gooilne
E: S;' MASON,
Denier in Sterem, Tin IViire;Jiteprineil :Ware, ,&e., west
'side of the Public •s"titnrti, Fnetitport, 'Dn. Cits.tote
Iv irk done An °intermit lite shortest notice, and in the
most substantial manner.. ' .
W. -& PI;OWNELL,
Denier in Dry Ghods,.GrOcories,.Crnekery, Ilardwore;
, Boots, Shoes, flats; Caps, Glass, Noiis, clip, &0., Se.
. East side or the'Publio - Sgunya, Stnethport,
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lisoutse, 'Proptietor,—Allegheny Bridge, M'lCsan
Co - ; Thts.lionee is situated nbout nine miler from
Snothport , on the road, to Olean, and will be . funnd
Shiplion,' 311Coan Ob., PA: N. L. DYKE: P.ropriotor
A conunolious and wolLfOruiShod house. Strange en
And ttavolersvELlfod good necommodatioils. - •
EARNERS' VALLEY HOTEL,
lly ' This house is situatud nbout'llre Tulle
. from Soilithpert on tlse'rnad to 0,1(21111'. PleasUre parties
and' tliozueitii be itocouninoiluteil ou the shortetaisotice•
PORT ALLEOANY HOUSE;
ENIICII II: Dinil;NY, Proprietor; at , P:orl 'Allegany.. Mc-
Kean Contity. Pa., Thin Ifotel -iiaituatei at the Jane
- - tin ELI the iiinatliport, MO Allegany River 14.1UtiA, nine
. riildatiast,dr tirnethport.
SMETIIP9II.T, .11VICEAN: Cu., Pa
This 'Tense is Wen'. Caftl , lllltC.llo , t' . the neenitnnodatinn
of the Travelling Public; having .reeently henu.repaired
tnd reinodoleth flint Barns and Stables. Charges. reit:.
Sta-us to rOlen 11 . , Shipp eu and Ridgway.
Southport, July 2, ISai ., . •
THE STORMING OF QUEI3FX
[Mr. Baricrofi':devotes t a chapter in the eighth
Volume of his "IffSitiry.of"thO U n ited. Strttes'." -
(recently.publiihs.d) tO4l - ie.seige'ofQtiebec•
subjoined aticourit:of the itorining.ol that,
strieghold, yjuStly prouounee;l,;by; the " critic
of.:the l'OrkTribune; - .te.he : one of the most..l
has yet - Written In arty ,portion of -his great
As the tiMe for the. assault.'diets pear, three'
'cdptains iti Arn9ld's . butfAlioli;:tvhese term of
service was soon to expire, creAted . dissension.
and showed a mutinous disaffection te the oar
*Vice.-."In: the , . evening' of the tvt'enty:third,
itlentg,oteery. repaired to their-guar - tuts, and.iti
a few words gave , there leave to stand aside
'the Would ecitepel none vanted,with him,
no persons Who• went.llVith reluctance.' Flis
words recalled theollieers to their dutSl, - but.
the inOident-httrried him into resolution to:
etteteitt td gain Quebec before the first of San:
nary,-white - his legal 'authority tii..ieitraiti•the
At sundown. of
.ehrfstreaS he . rev ieWed,
nold"s.battalipe at Morgait's tjuarters, and ad
dressed them with spirit.:;
. .after Which a Cotin
:CH of war agreedonia night attack on the i w
.er.ton•n:'; For tho follniving da.ys the .troops
.kept themseltes.in '-ieadittessata moment's
warning. In the inter Val theliitention we's re
vealed by a. tleser'terto, the garrison, so -that
every preparation was made against:a surpri - seS;
two ; fltirds.Of the then lay on tlieirl arses
the upper . .town, VarietOm and .others 'not on
duty slept , in their clothes.; in the loWeri, vet : .
unteer4iCkets hept . Wateh and'they all Wish
id ardently that the adventitious attempt might
not he delayed. • - • . •
The'llii;ht of the'2Gtli :Cter,.atid so. coil
'that ho man could handle his arms' orScale.a
nall.. The 'e'veni rig of the 27th Was hazy, and
the troops Were pot ih - rnot ion ; .bat'as,the sly
soomcleared up, hip Ocne!al; who was ter.der
of their lives,. called, them,' bae'k choosing to
Wait for the:she)fe' hof a flu:or:able night,; that
is, fora night of clouds and datkrie . ss
storm of. wind acid snow, '
For then'mthdays;.thl air was serene; and a
mild westerly yirnh - brighte'Oed Oil
the . 3oth, a .snow storm from the northeast set
in. • But a few hours more of. the old: year: ae-
Mained; and with-it the. engagement' 'of many.
of. his troops Montgomery armsh,
act now,;,or resign the, hOpe ofchownMg-his ca
reer sv the eapture . of Quebec.. Orders were,
thereicirol;•given forthe troops- to'' be ready , at
too the fellOWing "Morhing ; arid
that they might -recognize one another,' each
sdhlier'wOhe in Ids 'caP.'a pie cc of . 'white - paper;
op:which some.of thein 'Wrote!
Tha'nu." . - .
flu NO. 1',i,a;.1'.1
• It WtS. gorneyy's Plan , to claim the gar
rison:al once, a Ithig . the'lrlfole lin of ItiOr•de-:
fe . nek.s... Col-. Jatnes-Living"kto . u,.ivith less .than
t2o.o . Canadian, was to *iitiroci.t , tkek;kiiin.hy ap
pearing heforo 'oii . :the: south ,
west while a .eornpariy cf 9 me:icais - Undo'
DrOwn ivas.to feign -a mot:'enivit on Cape Dia.
inhere the . ivall•faees and
fi'36 . l . 114 high ground, at the prUper time; were
do fire a Nick •t a sighal for Lu-',ginfling• i-ho real
attacks on the lowei town, 'Arnold from
tlit:6-resk:and. nortl, 'under • Montgon.eiy from
tic south_and east.- • •
• The General,' who reserved for hisown Party,
less'thaii three hiindred . Yorliers; led them in.
Indian file;frornlteadrtuarters : 'at:ilolland•lleuse .
'to Wolfe'sCeive:.andtheMabout:tWo miles fur- .
ttier'ulong the shcire. The path was so rough
that in' several places they were obliged to
'scramble up slant rocks. covered with two ; feet
of -snoW,`and - then,,with:a : . precipiee - tht.ir
to descend . by sliding , doWnfitteen or
twenty feel '_The wind,'which was atcast'by '
north', blew fin ionsly intheir: faces, with cut.'
Ling bail, which the dy . e . cophtnet endure;•their
constant, step Wznesthe frozen snow. :into :little
ttimps 'of ice, so that the men Were fatigued by
t heir streggles . not to fall,. acid they
keep their arms 'dry. • • . ":
The signal froM Cape Diamond' being given
mare than.half an hour too 'coons; the beneral
syith, Aid-de.:CaMps,Macnherson and Burr,'
pushed on with the,front, composed - of Chees
man's "company and Mott i s ;
half.an hour before day they arrived at the
first barrier, with the guides and earpenteri.- : - .
The rest 'of the party lagged behind ; and • the
ladders.weie not within half a mile.' Mont- .
generr.and.eheesmanWerethe first that 'en
tered the undefended barrier, passing op be
tween the flack and the pickets '.which the car
penters began to saw and wrench away. While
a..messnge was zentbackto harryppthe trrpS,
'Montgomery went [award to : observe the path
before him. It 'was •a very 'narrow defile,;
irig; away to the..tiver precipitously on one side,
and 'shut in'by the scraped' rock arid' overhang
hrg. cliff on the other,.se that nOt than
five Or six persons could wal' abreast';' a house
built of. logs : and pr.tenchng, on:the south
teihefiver,,with loopholes. for Musketry and a •
battery of two three -,pounders, 'intercepted the'
paSiage. It was .tield' by a Party consisting of
'thirty Canadian and eight 'British Militia-Men
tinder John Coffin; ,With - nine :seamen 'under'
I3rrsfare, the master of a transport, as cannon
iers'. The Generayliitened, and heard no sound;
and';it 'Was' afterward thtinght that the' guard
was not on the alert ; but lights from' ,lanterns"
on the:plains of Abialtatn,as well as the sig.
S iIiETtIPORT, '''3l'.K.E AN:E',OVINTY.; . PA..;
.:TH URSDAYi '4l(j k - 4.Y . 19.1 • 1 . ,560 ..., 8N
.nal rackets, hail given the alarm ; and at •day.;.'
break, Mis - Ugh' the storm,- the body. of troops
nil:March frotLN.Volle'SCove....At .
,their approdch kr:the .barrier,. '‘ , it part of the .
'guard was.searett.with hut, , ..CoOn ?
'Whodu ring,:the siege had. •neV an
hour's restered .. order;:land :the. Sailers:'
stood at their goes With lighted lindtoeks.•
Montgomery: waited 91 -about sixty tnenliad
joinedhiM inside arthel row' of Picket's ; • thenH
''Mein of N . Ow-YOrk, You will • not
fear:to - I°ll9W where yonr,Genti.al
on brave :boYS ;• 'Quebec' is Mir's !",he 'pressed
forwartt ot:double•quiektiine.to carry the 'bat- .
•As'lte appeared Orr a little:rising in the
ground, a distance, of ' fifty .:yards..tir less from
the MorithS of :the Carmen, which' were loaded
‘Vitlr; graPestiot,.'.liartisfareAisCharged them
wiih' deadly itiM.....•Montgomery;•,his.. aid Mae
phersoli,the yoting'•and gallant, Chees . rnan; 'and
till others; .instantly dead.; Montgomery .
from three . wounds:. With him the.ioul'of • the
expedition fled. Mot rwas eager to go forWthrd;
but Some - of the...men . coMptained . that their
arms yvete..wet;',.,one . : or ,more: of the - officers .
thought. nothing'.-further . .could 'be.'attempted.
with wearied troops and no :ai m but thebayo
'net.Y.fireballs were•thrcksn.by the: enemy to,
light up the; srene .. .; theii Inu . sketeerSbeganto
fire from the 1401 - 1610 Of the. blockhouse ; and
bcnirld Campbell; : Ivbe; assamed:the'vo"mmand.
of 'tilt:N . o) hers,. , en c ountered the i'eproach
immediate i'.etreat, was•ef
f'ected withont. Lir tiler '. • ..
.On I.llenortheaie'rn side of; the. lowa town,
:I'itold.led the forlorn hope; which.
InOre.than IWiceias many troops as followed
11iiinfe.ornery.. The path along the St. Chaties,
'tail 'been nat roWed,loyi masses of ice throWn up
from the. river and. the battery. by it
Wasicommandedini . ght have .raked 'every inch
of it with grape their flank 'was
expeSedtoiimsketry from the 'Walls. • Au they
reaCheirthe PalaceGate, - . the bell - s'of the city
were rpn;,'the, dr•iirns : beat a g eneral alarm,
'Undthe cannon liegarii ;to play. The:Xtrieri
carts ran along' ixt.iitigle irro, holditte doWn their
headeo . naceount of the •stottn,... and • covering
'their guns .with their - coats. • Lamb' aril his
tionipany of artillery followed; wit fietdpicc:e
on-a side ;,.thr field.piece was wan abitutioned,
huChe.and his met took Part rn the . assault.. .
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The hrst.barrieade was at the Sault an Mate
lot, r(lutting rock. 'which -left - . little :space:be: .
ttVeen the'river. - neach rind thepreeipice. 'Near
this epot 4 - moldwas.severely . wounded in the,
leg by. - a Musket-ball end.carried 'off disabled ;
.but Morgan's-men; Whofor med thevan,.rusheit
forward to the yiertheles and 'fired into' them,
cthers„.Chailea•Poterfieldihe first, 140f
gild himself :the-secono, mounded by. ladder's;
,r ied:tbe battery, and took its captain and
enard.prisoncrs. • But .Morgan was •atffirst • fol,
loWedonly by his 'own roMpany - . a . nd a -'feW .
Pynnsylvaffians. it was •stillYefy i .
hail t : o guide ; :and he knew.,nothing . of the de
.fenees of.the`toWn. - The .cold 'was cxtrem:;4
F 0 that. iherneii were boar with icicles:: Their
muskets Were made. ,useless by the: . Sto'rra.:—•
:The glow'Of - attack fiegan to slit:side,- and the
danger of their:posit ion to appear. 'They were
soon:join ed by GreeM , , BireloW„' and :Mei es,'so
that therwcre . at least twnhutlredAnierirans
in the town'; and.they all.fearleisly pressed on
in the narroW. way, to the second'harricatle',. at
'the eastern: extremity or Sault en Maielot
street, where the . ffiitences extended from 11.. e
rock to the fiver, *, :Under -the direction • Of
'Greene, here efforts Were made,to.cafry
With a,VoiCe.totider. then the northeast' gale,
morganeheered'on his , pffemen ; but though
lleth• - and Porterfield and' .a few 'others in the
front ,files . as.nendettthe sealing ladders, .4 was
only to see•on.the otter rows of troops
prepared . to receive them • on 'hedge's.. of hayo•
nets it they hart leaked 'Dere wa - S.the
'greatest Foss of life ;,-some of.lbe American
officers other s received several balls is
their clothes ; and the assailantS,. of whose
arms-nine out of ten had 'been rendered useless
by the sto - trn,weie'ekpoSed in the oarrOwstri et
to a;heavy fire'lrom hotres on both sides.'
retreat leas 'thought of but the moment for it
seen went by ; • thought'some few escaped, pass
ing over the
. SllO.lll ice on th e St,'
Nenr'ilaylight, , about two hundred of the.4mer-•
icons withdrew • frpm the streets, and found
• shelter in . houses • of stone, froin-which. they
could lire with better, effeet. It was then that
aiming his. rifle, was siffit
through the herirt•; Mit the retreat of 'Camp.
'bell, and the'certainty - that the other .attacks
Wore only felnt,s,:left Carleton. free to .concern =
teats all his (erne against tbdparty of Arnold.
'By his orders a aallyWas now-made from:- 'prif.
ace Gate, in the rear of the AMericans,, by
Capt.„taws,. with two' hundred, men j they
found Peaiborri's company divided 'into: two
partles,each of Which . sucCessiVely_sureendered;.
and then then -the remnant arsailants,.
the flower of:the rebel army,". "was coped
op" within the Covert.: Merger!
. proposed- that
they shouldcut their way • thrOugh their .: ; enti.- 7
mks ; but retreat had become imprrictiable
and after maintaining the' struggle till the . last
hope -vas ione,.-at ten o'clock they surrendered.
Thus. Greene, Meigs,.Morgan,' Hendricks,. the
.hartly men who -hutl passctrthe wilderness'ivith
ffilrpoies.of pot:quest, matte (or, themselves'
heroic naMe,lffit found•their way only-to, death .
Or a prison, , . To the captives Carleton proved
;I humane and'generous cnetn . 3% "The lons of the,
BrifiSh was inconsiderable; that c4..thd Amer
icalts, in killed - or s%otinded, was about'
hi. nrisoners between t ree' and four . hundred: .
When the battle. Was ovcr,:thirteen : hodies
were found at 'the phice.now knelt' tts..Prstle- ..
Ville: The body: of• cheesma,,f,. whose . . carecr
had heen . a brief but .gallunt one,• : ..had
o'ver.thC rock's.% In the pathway .lay I\tae her.
son, a .youth,...ns:spotlaisras the neW4atlen stioW .
tv.hich was his . .winding sheet; 'fall of genius
tor. war,'' oYely in temper, honored: by t ha . . of
fe'crinii and confidence, 6f his chief ;. dear to
:the' army, leaying, not 'his like byhilid
e.ryi do the spot - where'll° .his death .
was in.the month 'Of bis •foi tieth'
lie.wa's tall; '.and sleiuier, nett, liMtted,. ofa
gracefulaildiess,and a .. Soong and active frame•
lle caul(' endure fatigue, and all Changes . find'
severities' of eliniate. ' Ills jUdgeinent was'
cool, ihough:ho'kindled. - in action; imparting
c6nfiderice and syrimathetic-coui•age: . - Never
himself negligent : of; never • avoiding dan
g,er,'diScrimittating and' enr:rgetie, he :ha:d:the
power of conducting freemen by ihelr.volunta.
ry -hive and esteem. An . • experienced • soldier,
he was alsowell:yersed In . letteSs, pal ti6tlatli
in natural science.: private life he was' a
- geed husband, brother and snr,sMainiahle and
faithful friend.' 'The rectitude' of
shone..forth 'in his aetions,.whicli were • hitbitu•
ally:and tthallecteillydiri.etcd a2.nic'e moral
. .sense: 110 overeame difficulties which others
shunned to enc6ll6t cr.. Poes: and Itieutts . paiii
tribute to Lis worth.,'
The .Covrir hor; .f.teuten
apt qovernOrYarl:courdl, of Quebec, cud
the principai. efileerS' nt :he..gaii . ison, bulled
him arid his'.Aid•ile-t.'amp,
the honors, et war: . • • • .
h the 'news of his death 'the whole city, of .
Philll,loo)lawas . ..it:l tears t ' every pf.rson.seetn;
eil to.ha've Inst nearest relatitie Or heart
friend.!? . . Conerss:procidimed for hiM ?their
grateful rernembrattee; prolOund .Fespeet, .and
high•veneratiOn ; and - qesiring- to transmit,
future ages worthy. exampie
igm,.contuct; hit+ t
Lie pm severance, and contiiMpt il.angerz:aml
death," they reared a Mat bid MontimMt,..4"ito .
In the .Britirdi Parliament,. the great Men.
his of. liberty -vied with.. each offiei his .
praise. Barre, his'veteran tellow•soldier in the
tote war, Wept . proftiseiy as .be'. expatiated 'on
.t.hcir fast ..friehdship . and . part'i'cipation • of srr
. . ,
viee -in that sesson'oCenterPriie end glory, rind
•holding'up the British•eommanders rn teView,
pronounced a'slOwingj . .tribite superior
merits... EdMund Burlre'.Contrasted the•Tendi
of tlie 8000 mert,-starved, disgraced; rind shut
upwithin the - single' to.wri 'of .Bostan, • tviih.tha
rpovements . of thehero4ho .One campaign
bad con.quared V.Vo-tlrirds of 'Caritida; ; 6,4 . " re:-
1 plied .&orth-;'grearinot .join ..in lamenting the.
.as a public loss; . Ir.le
was'braye; he was' able, he.. was humane; .he
I ,iwas generous ;, but stillhe• was only. a - - brave,
nb humalfe;,ritl geniro'us rebel. Curse on
his : virtues ,- Chey'va • Undone. his ' - count4."
"The, tern ot rebel,' retdited For, "is 110
.tratik - Ofdisgrace." All the great -asse.r...
tarsoc. liberty,' o l a,. a aVoirs ot their country,
the benel'a.ctors'of - minkinil in have
been called rebels. Me. owe tha ;c'onstit'ution
Lich enables us . to sit in' this house :tea re.
So . pass.ed - aWay . the spirit of I•lontgomery'
With:the:lore - of .all that knew .hinn'tke grief of
the nascent republic; and the eulogies, of the
, VIOVIIES WOreT. LlE. 7 :Census Taker to 11
Lady orlinceitaio flow
old shall I put:you doWn
Young Lady (con - iplacently)—"Mei—l urn
nekt.June'.'. • • •
:Census Taker (malieiously)—ccAh
Let me just tv,.iintji T two in ,Tilly slnct
ahem !—}'on rrjecte.d„my ai!Jresses,; .Guess
yo . o must be frifiy
[Ceo'sus Takc4 takes hi boOk..uuder I,is erm
.and lets himself out, frimn'as
dark us the inner shad e s of Ilhdos—brit he. had
hi revenge—there ihno rubbing that our) ,
A:n laiy, worthless black ft!lhiw, who
had been a nuisance, to the citizens of. Cadiz.
.function; Ohio, was put on board :of the -bag
gage car of a train going .rest, a few days .
ago, in charge of a stranger, who, on 'arriving
atUriChschlle, sought out a noted •Abolitioidat . ,
toss horn the negro was banded;oer, and
mediately forwarded on. the nearest read to
. The HO. Tho Mas Corwin—Whose complex
ionras is well known; is none of the fairest- 7
being, in New York; was iutroduc'ed:to an Eng
lish of, seine Celebrity, who had
lafely crossed the . big salt, pond' to see the
American elephanton-his oWn native sod. Mi.
CorWin was introduced as being, an Ohioan.:.7
Thi . 4.•terin. evidently John, 110,, who
looked for a moment a•-good deal
. puzzl n ed ;116y,
ever, his face Ind!kienly brightened, and seizing
the hand of
,Mr.CorWie, he expressed•W'S . hap
piness at making his acquaintance; and. kindlY
inquired Whethei•.flis tribe werent, peace with
the whites? An explanatiork and some merri
ment followed: • • , •• •••
g•My Brudder's.,7 said a wae.gisti 'neliro, "in
all 'ob . your troubles, Aar is one place you can
always find syinliathy.". • •-• •
"Whar 1' whar V.' F; houteo several..'•
"In'tte dictionary," be replii4l, - rolling
eyes heavenward. •
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The Maiden and ihe Hero,
.. . .
On'the . -night - before the. battle of Bilkjulfi
wine, I.,waa.sent with a
. mesgage Irani General
Grego to Count Puhi • liki, a:riehlo Polander,.who
took. a proininent part, in Our.etiugkle• fel-free-,
dom.• Ho was 'quartered in
. a-neat farm-home
; near the opperlorfs.• 'After Otty'husineei . was
.finished; the'count risked•xne..to'take • some re•••
freshmentii and utthe same time tailed out
''Mary; lass',..hlaryi" -". .' • - ' '- ' .
In an instant as rosy-checked girl. entered,
her face heatinn4 %% itli joy, it would . seem, at
the very sound ofl'illt sfti . :s voice.'. : , . --:- • .
dDi'd-you callow, count ?"•said the -maiden;
'timidly... -• • • • . . .
“Ilow often hove I told you,..my little lov e;"
lie.said,.befiding his tall faint to . kiss.hercheek,
egnot • to, citirine'eotint ; .c.all mn'-dear
i'his is a . ri•public,/my little faVerite-; we have
noic . outits, you knots.". : : '''.: .'s . •••
i.ntit you are it count, sir,, viten nt •joime,
aniJ•they say you c . atne a long way over
'ocean to fieht for Os." . •. • •'• ••
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. . • . .
.' `.l.es,-Mary, very tote-,--1. did vorn s . a long
way—lho re'ason . avas, I had..lo• come...:' Now,
enn - you tint l'or this -aentlarnan 'and 'aiyi.elf a
little rofresktnenty . 1111 bas a. long way to r i de
• , ..Certatraly, air," and she • went. put et . the
•oote like at ;airy: : • : .•
. . .
' ,, rine:plpitsaatgiro' said Pillis4ii . uwould
tuft.-1 had the wealth.lonefiliad,l would giye
mr knoll ion that would send half tlio youths
fiireaboutatter her sweet
. . .
. On The Iron nin.g of the llth - of -September
17.77, the 13ritish army adynneed.iit,fullforee.to
ChathlN ford; for the pnrpoie of
itywine creek iinr,brio,.thn; on en action, wilt!
.Washine,ten ;.'Sir 11911inmAinwe drove Max
yrell'B di%!i,iion aero.o . the,:eteelt by ten o'elOck
•nt one of thelower kiln.. • ' • •• . •
Thejlessian -general .Kynpliatisen, 'with it
large force.. aitlianced umn the.creck unit'
ling .With CoinWiilliwho commended the left
wing id* fhe arruy,CroAsed • the.. upper fords' .of.
the river and cree k . '.lf So. ha ppened , that, du.
rind the raging'of the'contlict, carrying orders,
pa5 , .e.1 inunedtrl , efy,in.the • direction of Pu
laski's quarters that 1 had visited the night be ,
fere. • Suddenly a sheet of (lade burst .froth
t he:house on fire. Near,the dooe,step lay
Maryilter. head cut open by a sabre,' and ber
brains ooz ing 'out of the, Veriible wound. • . ,
1 had been there but half . a minute, when
de'neral.Pulasid, at the lietid'.cif a troop.of
.air_y,'gulloppcd I o the. Inatise'. :tievet
shall 1 for;get the expression of his face, as.
slioute.4•like a demon, on seeing the iimaimatif
fnrrn of • ,
“Iti.tai did this 7"'. ' ,•
A little boy
,who hall not been before noticed,
whO teas lying amid the grasp, Ida leg • dread.
fully,rnangled,,eaid r. ••
"Theie they go .• , , -
"Right .wheel,.men—cuneoc .1" . ••• '. •
And they did 'charge.. 'I do not -think -that
one, roan of that Hessian . corp :ever tat - the
'fit:ld, except to be placed in : the •.
The last df Pulaski was'on the battle groithil
.of. Brandywine. Lie und sweet Mary fell
On. the same • . • • • •
The Democratic Platform
The platrorpl atin.ptijd'hy the C.lnveniian
•. getuived;• That We,' the Detnoer.aeY• the
I.7jiian,.in Convention aiieinbletl,.ita hereby de . -
clare•our of the . rescilni ions •..titiani
tneusly adopted and declaim! . as a platiorin.ol
principles • by.:t . he Democ hi tie Cpnvpritidn 'at:
Cincinnati, iii the..year• ISSG, believing'. that
Dernocr.ijiciprincipies ate tipeliangealdn in their"
rierire• when applied to the 'c ame. subject mat
• .'[The portion bf . .the Cincinnati •plitlforrn re•
,to the slavery question is the following
~..liexidve,l3. . That we .reiterate, with, renewed
'energy pf purPose,,the•well'•e'unOttered declar.
ation of - ftirmer - Couverttions - npun the sectional
issue of 'domestic slavery, and'concerning • the,
reserved tights of the States i•
I. •That Congres has no potter, atidei the,
Constifution; to interfere: ivit.h . sor control the
doinestiU institution of the se'veral Slates, and
that .stfeh, Sfates are tie . solo proper judges
of everytiling appertaining; to' their own affairs,
not proliarited-11. - thq , ConAilution ;• that itll
elff,,rts of the A bulitionstsOr others, made to
interfere with questions of slavery, ,or to • take
incipieof.btpr; in violation thbreto, are ealeula ,
:led to lead to the.rnoSt:alairtiing and dangerous
,eonserinene'es-; and that all such iliorts have
.all e,vttable diminish • the happl:
neen of the people, and'endarrger the stability
and permanency of , the Union, and,ought . not•
fo lie rountenanced'hy any frien'd of our politi—
ea. ins! autions. ,• , • • • •
propisit inn covecs and
was 'intended to embrace. tho l v3inter subject sof
slavery agitation' in Congress.;, nod :therefOre
the Democratic party of. the'iUtifon, standing on
.this national platfortn, will, abide-by.and, ad
here toa faithful excention of. the acts 'known
as the Compromiae •Measutes; settled by the
Congress of 15.10,:"the . act for Inclaiming
:;irises born service or labor," included; which
act being designed to•carry out .nn pxores pcOr
vision•of the Constitution, cannot.with fidelity
thereto be re . pealcd, or so changed as to.dewoy
or iinpair its efficiency. " • . •
:3. That the Democratic .party' will resist all
at tempts'at renewing, in Congress, or out orit,
. .I,litation- of thg slavery gitit'stion,' enter
whatever.shiMe or color. the attelnpt may be
made. . •
4..Thut the-Dernoeratie party faithfully
abide hy 'and uphold the . principles la . iddoWn
the Kentucky •and ;Virginia re4o'icions of
)708, and on 'the report. of MC. Madison. to the
Lettislature in 17 ; 'that itadopti
those:principles as csorstituting . encof the main
fOundationsOf its Political crevd,alid is resole' :
ed to.corry:them'out in their obvious .Inetining.
.and import. , • • • : "
.end-that. we may more, distintA fileet ' tfie
issue on .which a sectional . pat iv, subsistirig . .
exclusively on . stai , cry agitation, Nrirth and
South, to the Coirstilution:and the Vidon. • • ,
.• t. . That, claiming fellowship With
and:desiring the co-opPcatroji ofali Who'regard
the preservation of thelTnitin . under the Con..
stitutinn as tt paramount issue, and repUdiakinti
all sectional partis and platforms, concerning
t iornt . stiC slavery 4 Which seek to • embroil -the'
States, end.'to:iiicite tn tr'ea'son 'and armed
sistance to law-in theTurritofics ; and. whose'
avowed purpose,it consummated, rrnist,.**end in
ciV"I war and dizutiOn-- the,Arnerican Donne:
nicy recognize and - adopt Abe' yirineilifes
rained in. the. organic' }awe, establishing the
Territories ot lensasOnd Diebyaski; es nob°,
dying the only aound end safe "solation'of the
“slavery question," upon which the greet MI,
ticinal idea of the people' f this whets country.
can repose in its determined conseryation of the
Slecery. in 'Sta . ie rind l'erritory, or- in the" Dia
trict of Caltimboi. •.
2 t That this was the balls of the compro
mises of 185 . 0,'eentirmed both by the Polo
cultic and Whig 'parties in National. doeien-'
.60 - es—ratified by the e eopie in the' elkctioti
185'2,•anitrightly apriltettto the Organization or
Territories in :1854. '' • " •
3. That by the nniforin epplicatlon'of the
Dernocratic .principle to the organization 'of
Territories, and to the admission of naw.Stater,
with or is ithout dortiestic slavery, as they mot •
elect„the equal: rights of all the States will be
preserved intact the original corn - pact* of the
Constitution maintained unvioleted-.lnd the •
perpetuity' and ()inanition or this Union inSured
to its utmost'capacity of embracing, in peace
and harmony, ' every future'American State that,
maybe,coostituted or annezed,Wlth repUbli- ••
can form of government: • . •
Resolv4d; That we recognize the right of the
people of all the Territories, including' Kolas .
and 4klebrasita, acting throu gh` the legally, and .
fairly expressed'will , of a majority, of actual
residents and - whenever the number of
s limly Inv
•babitituts Justifies if, to forma Constitution, ,.
with or without domeatic slavely,• and be ad
mitted into' the Union upon terms . of *Derfeep
eqUality•with - the other States: : •
[And the Charleston Convention passed She
following additional resolutions f]
Resolved, That it is the diztY:..ent the United
States to afford ample and complete protection
to all its citizens, whether et'hetrie 4#,0r0,d,
and Whether. native or foreigiborn;
Res ol ve 4, That one of the necessities of the
age, in a:rmilitary, commercial, and postel point
of view. is speedy communication between the
Atlanile and Pacific•Statei and the Pemocretie
party .pledge such .constitutional. power of the
government as will iniure the conetruction of
a railroad to the Pacific' scoast . at tlie s earllest
practicable period. • '
. Resolved,: That the Democratic , party are in
favorrif the acqusition of Cabe on such terms
as shall be lionotable to outselves just trt
• Resolved,. That the enactments 'of Stets Legr
islatures to defeat the faithful, execution of the
fugitive slave law 'are.hostile hi .cheracter Ind
subversive to the constitution, and revolution.
ary in theit effects. ;
To the foregoing the: Baltimore Conventing
added tLe following resolution ;t • ..
Resolved; That it is in iccordance with the
Cincinnati Platform that during Om 'existence
of Territorial g,overnments the measure, of re
striction, whateier it may be,,imposed by the
federal constitution on the poister of , the Terri
torial Legislator(' over ,the subject '.of the 'do.
mestic relations, as the same:bar been :Or shall
hereafterbe finally determined bythe f'..l4preme
Court of the ,United States, Shall be respected
by all good citizens, and , enforced Fithprompt,
neas and fidelity by every .branch of the gene. .
The foregoing constitutes the igattprinof.the
party whose candidates, for President and' Vice--
President are Stephen A, Douglas, of 111inoii,
and . Herschtl V. 'Johnson, of,t)dlorght• The
other• Convention which has . nominated John
C. Sreckinridge, of Kentucky,. for President;,
and Joscph Lane, of Oregon, for Vice President.'
adopted, the tolloviing, which I. identical with
the rejected plat foroa at Charleston s, •
, . • •
Ressfurii, the'platform aulopted by. the
Democratic party C i n ci nna ti
with the following explanatory resolutions . r •
Mist; That the government of a. Territory
organizer) by an act of Congress is , provisional
and temporary, and , during its existeace all cit
izens of the'UnitedStates beim an meal right
to settle, with their property in the .Territory,
without their rights, either of peraon or prop • -'
erty, being destroyed or" Injured ,Congres
sienal or ';rerritorial legislation. . •
Seeond; That it the duty of the federal
government, in all,its departitents, prclect,
when, necessary, the rights ,or•pertiorie and
property in the Territories, and *Arrester else
its constitutional authority extend!:
Third, That.when the settler' in a Tetrito
r3i; • having- tin adequate , populition, fora!' ;a
State constitution, the right of •sovereignt il y
commences, and, being conaumitateil by a •
mission into the. Onion, they starid ort tin 'equal
footing with the,people of other pules and It
State thus organized to birultn,lttert Into
the federal. Criion, whether its ocuatitution pro
or 'recognizes the institution ,of slavery:
• • lie.Aolvrel,•That the.Derrioeretic party are to
favor of the aeguiitition of ,the bland .4 . 3 f Cuba,
on ouch terms as shall be honorabie to,otirselves
and jacit itiSitnini at the earliest pantie-al- mo-
Rreolverl, That the eriactmentookilitate.Leg
islaturos to defeat the faltbfril execution,* the .
Fugitive Slave Law, are hostile in character
to, and subversive of the Constitotionoind
olutionary in their effect. • • •••
Itritiftte.4l, That the Demoeracit 'of the AIM:
ted States recognize ps imperatiee,. duty.
of tnis Covernmentio protect •,taatoraligeti eit
iiebs in all their rights; ,whether at ;home or in
foreign lands,to the •nsme extent 'as i,to native. ?
...‘tpd rat cr.ce , ,, cite .of the'trintest o necessitiei
of — the age, ka a political, .commercial;` postal
end military point' of view , . .itra tweedy 's'
tiication betw e en the •Pacific And Atlantic
coasts . _q' therefore, be it •-.•
Reßilved,, That ,t he Nat tonal De optic ra ic parr
ty do hereby pledge .theintrelvesi 19 use
means in their potent to secuiettte. , orssage
some bill, exteni of the 'Constilutionati .
authority of Congress; for • the :ionstiriCtion:*
a Pacific Railroad from the Missisiippiitier , (9
-the P . ecific o,Ceen, et tireearliest•practi4lo,o
• A NOW York' ustice of itie'' , l24ce iefuded
warrant 'for the errest . ofo itrjArcri, young vio!
man who hatl.strUck hei,aithlissalover with s
loaded ui•ttic grouhd
teruirti . tc! 'l.rea i%l 4 S' beiti*Etitirai
tobreuk hit; head..