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Letter..lFrom ttie Land tt,,,..,.gt,„ . , ~,..,„ ..„.
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_MOIIIMIP ; ' A kej,
..4. account th .Avelt
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I ti'''. With% St ' , of
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..,...,"',.; ti , toe yti ablinnf4r
AArgtile t : 4 4•;4.: ': th - e \
town.t , ov• • v a i i it,- t ` h
reset.'v• hl3rakittheiiiO . who
r he-Biet impkirs.:to thia-new gigintier bu r
•• , talt, i :..,,,,,-4.-. ~,,- •,. - -, -, , ' _.; '
• - e,tiessny.powit, toe urst we11,,..n0n soon alter
, ".,41ErNiffgippirlit:th tii s Nice] Is, tile 'f Pion ee rty,
nod ithilher." liore;rl,,,,since. They: Ore on Abe
AtiMilli - Wiliii Fin& ;:th - re e• q Carters : bre l o iv. the
• fiootia.'ithe'tiit itlAirliiiili threw .' ith thirty • . er r ,
' fl l . o4tillf.ollkifteo.l l Tßt: 9powitt;iig , hoii..: being
crigll t Pt4A l .l: 3 liglq ',„ o ,r. tnn.bl g,re. IA :ft , 4P,Y; ;
' 46.0.,,t .14 Nil'', rc.ityf fpir Ipt,lnpipg, And, Froth
tcr-illtiiivielf, if iiiiif Irrettiri - . ': - Oireirt t lithe' hiive ;
" . itteitipititOrsideil:ftir;soinitithek r icnriiig to:iiiisit'n
iiingtg,odingst tiritween thel.flock'r Alif .ConePaot
.. , T h e pre k,4qqr!
,t* IVO OD whirl, the Ivetkiiiire
it'lt,,totied; - a r tiil'Oie Seneca Oil Company,•• who
r '• I reitOrl'iiitin fifiefgrrtVeii * Pi:Hon . "' of ii, 11)4' !ri
- * • Inttliilitr.tbitlce filis N6;O tri rest . ' Tiro. a uno Lt
riqctitairei lisirtcartri. been `adjusted, and :opera.
• .tions,will bere:•cornmenceil with more . activi-
Mai r sing cloirry the creek• about a . balf a mile,
wriorliseed'thier to thO Crossley Well, 130 feet
'deep,'owned by Cressitiy, I•Vitherop. & Co'. It
• Was pithiping•alarge.strecon of water, with very
- ,liitlii all not more than 'tour .barrels _ per day,
thciUgh ii'lien the'veln was struck, one hundred
. ' iiifirelght liiirrela Were pumped out daily for a
• wealc.':. .:'•'; : .• . . .. .. - .
~ReteAning'to. t he other side. of•the creek, we
.. . flu . a4
.torii iron ,boring in- : the `.well of Epley,
* • Martin" 8r: Co: - They bad' reached . a depth of
•,• 125 feet;-iind had excellent.- indicstionie. : ' The
. ' -tools and7c,able, when' drawn . op fro th the hole,
ere'-v,ery, grekey for saventy,feet, and a.quart
- * of•oil could enaily beeri,scraperd off.. Near. by, .
* F.a.16148i,C0.;•nt a depth 100 feet, have . a *folic
~ - slinvir cif oil. -. .GuignOn - & Co., of Sugar Grove,
WarreMcminty, hi've bored 50 feet; without.any
• • gothl indications., ,• ;..,' • , • , •
. • Spine tiv,enty rods above;' we found,nnd'excel
lentwell but recently opened, that of 'M. A.
-Plume r r•&.Co. . It is 130 , feet deepj'And„ yields,
. ,with a Very' inferior ' engine,that works only
.about twelve Ithuis in twenty-lour, fifty to sev. : .
entr,fitte liarrels daily... ' .
. cr • ' •
. .' We next Crossed to 'sm allisland in the creek
. with.amArens of, sothething Over two- acres.
On the. main-lend we Observed severalold oil
pits; r aupposed 'to have been .useil by t he Indians
• . or early French•s'ettlers for gathering petroleum
.fifty wit hiiiidre r d r,es.rs ago; and on earring up
. , the oil nether:edge of the creek ' , large: btotches
of pure' oil - and bubbles of gas came up to the
nurfaite.. These asurface indications"'are the
• beset have seein in'the oil region, and from the
. ~ aPpearances on'the island' it Is . probable that
every 'well now being bored Will yield it ;good
supply' broil.' The only well pumping is that of
J: P. Fowler' & 'Co., 105 feet. It has. been
: • thimpineonly two days; and yields Some 'digh
' teen barrell....ltf. S. A,de me, Earl:, formerly of
Eagle Fllrtliier';* has leased the entire island, an
, is one of the'firmOnnied abOver. The sub-lease
•Ore•held*,by Bliss,.*Wriglit & Co., Of Chautauquii
"county, iv.; Y.,'who aredthring• - tWo wells; one
• nt 140 feet with a' good shoW of oil. and one . at
60 feet with no.` show. Bridget, Ridgway, &
Co.,' of - Frinklin, 123. feet; 'good show, and
James Kate;4•Co.,.of Hudson N..,l 7 r;, s ivith good
Show, 04113 fest; . -. , -
.. • '
On thermainAind below,,'a good many, wells
' . aro .gcling dOwn, bid none' *v. ery • deep, and 'ea
-each Well 'heti its shinty of rough boards Attach
• ed• the'.vicinity presents the , - Appearance. of a'
• stroll colony; co. a California , mining town. - r
• Senetat'wells are being bored just nbeve Ti
tusville; on Oil 'Creek, one ;of these the property
Of Horner; Closain & co., has, been 'bored' over
400 feet deep, With a good thew of oil. • .J. T.
. . IVlT4imb.s;' of Pittetnirgh;. is :one of the firm.
~. .' Retur ning ecilrittisVille, we met several gen
- tlemen Slim Tideoute; on•the Allegheny' river,
• • thirey miles r .above Franklin,where the oil
... , fever. isi Very high; one• evidence of 'orhich,•is
that on. Thursday at least one hundred oil sites
' • in that vicinity''were leased, the' landowner
•reeeiving 'a large bonus in cash.; in addition to
half the-oil, putimed uP. This excitement was
occasioned' by"..the striking of a .most proligc
- vein'of oil on'tho 10th inist., thi r d some five oth=
ers isinee. -Wit could'no visit thelocaßty, and
gather:Mill the•re liable Inforthatio . n• possible,
• whicta'will giire . •yeii:. .•• ' , , •. •
: . the Itequenhouvr weil excel's anything yet
disCoyeied: On t he 10th while one *man. was
• at wthik - iif the bole, then 115 feet deep, the. oil
was throvin: Mist' leak twenty feet.
,The man,' ,
• to•stiVe the cill,•ptiseed.a•board ob the, top of the
coniltictoi,•`hat'eci greet : Was the pressure 0f .. .0il
aturgas ling' hie 'weighrtild not Avail to keep
• ihe.oil from running over- "The hole was plug-,
. . ged••up, and.' whenever opened a stream foul
inches:, in',diethatei;Of almost ',pure' 0i1.,;. was
throWn la a 'cOnfitle'Cable height.. On -Wednes
11.ayi'the•phig;was ',removed and the Well threw
• out thitirbarrels in *forty minutes . .." This would
• '' be I,ooo.liarreld Per day, without a pump, but
. .. it ii Scarcely possible for such en eriormotis flow
• to continue; 'Po the Same' dity • the well-'die-
chaired, thrihigh.aMinch-pipe, inserted .in the
- ‘ , plug, fifteenliarrells, of oil, 'mixed' ' with water
• in , tvienty,fivo*,•)rninutes.‘ Is - ,t• much ' wonder,
, that•with such a well the oil excitement ahould
ruMbigh attTideoute.' ••• . ' '.. •
Orrlhe :islandiat Tideoute, Rogers ,& Hall
havii4truck ti'vein at 125 - feet ; which Promises
'• an ithmenie yinld; but not as great as the He
grienbouig.' 'At. theVatersi Well a shalt. dis
• : tance-Obcive Vie llfoniter Well,,oildias also been
• struck.']4lie - -Voittiiiig Well, On .the opposite
nidecitibeiriier; 140 feet deep, is pumping, and
yields.tioth r •thiityte•corty' ‘ harrels of oil per day.
This'is:thi•ii*.triKtlidjeining - that of W. W. Wel
" • 14de.of•PiftstrifitiV•20n his firm - the r King well
'is yieldhngc,with a:4mq )sump ten barrels per ' ,
• .• , clap' 'OiiTii4toi.large rein was opened .on
, .• th 4 omit Tstist'beloW; . ielifetiproniises„ to yield
. aliondgfitlr-;• • Prom every indication here, it is
' Apparekit.ttiiii - the:Tield'ifif oil iiih'e Vicinity' of
'.. Tidsiottroisilitha gie'liter ih i sn'an'y other locali•
••• now Wing Opeisfed,.l•=-Piti 6.ririo Poet. . •• -
1 ' The , f 4,1*.d":44. the Centr e PeOcfat,,who warm = .
ly siOtairp!the,,,loo,ohlicen :domlneos, and re-'
(7 1 fm . tly,,i4i 3 O'elei,to; - ,t,lioAllehti c City, thus.
alludfl i t#ltlie-#0;..14,,ttry . D Foster, Whom he
' 'fliftl l
, 1 , 1 #:1 1 ,1 , 1e,e., ' ,a, eyttimetyl ,i t _to tha peni r
ado trn,pt!n,li,,ko,?liti.!miis 00,114 .siction;
ti p aiViri'rty, wtritie - pAced . .ip
• . eitiim tOwirds. Goo:. 'foster; for', we.'like him
" very Moeh;'ll,lldtotrltt , lvhirt ' 1 07. - i tto , word 'or
:'::..;•fillitiseiribtiltiwifttpliiititt'liiii' , .ithih....stiOkiiit• - Of
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- 141'ficattioutitp, 'OctMort.
Atigust 30, 1800.
• • •
110..1V.s<ina Street, Nei° . YeArk ivild .10' Stlqe 13bstoir*
14:- tTTKNPICI..,B6,OO.I . tire, tbd.Agents ferNhe
.104alowinn4 .the mast, infhientlar and leigest
thee lacing Newspapers hi tbaUnittatAtntem arid the Oen , .
tides. They are autlierieell . contract. (bias 'at mai
Democratic: Nominations'. 't,
1,.0111t - ::c.;.; . -B 4 OECKINOIRG;
EOE VICE.PRESIDENT, `
HENRY .:D FOSTER,
or WESTMORELAND. CO
• FOR . C . ONGRES, •
JAMES K.' ORR,
A. M. BENTON,
EVANS R. BRADY.
..TI ; EASUREA,
.• ' •
ALVIN B. ARMSTRONG
()Arm C. MOSES
REGISTER AND numip:on,
JOSEPH' Ir.'. CLARK.
L. R. WISNER
Jokn'C. Breckinridgr, Gen..beorgo DI. Heim
- 1 rrelletiek"Server.' 'l4 J. ReckhoW.
2 Win. C. Pattersdn.. 15 Geo.. Jackson. -
-3 Jos. Crockett, jr. .10 J. H. 'A hl. •
. 4 J. G. 13reiiner, 17 J. B: Danner.
W. Jacoby., .18J. R, 'Crawford.
•G Charles Kelley. • .10H. N: Lee. ,
7. 0. P:,..4 . me5. . 20
~J. 13. Howell.- •
8 David Scholl. -• • :21 N. P. Fetterman
OJ. L./Lightner. • 22' Samuel Marshall.
10 S. S. Barber. .• • 23 •Willipin BoOk. .
21 T. H. Walker. ' 2-1 . 13:.D. Hamlin. •
12 • S. S; Winchester.'
.25 dayloid dhurch.
3 JOseph.Laubach. .• • • .
'Democratic Piatiptal.ExeCatire Dotintititce.' •
. The follovi . :ing.named gentlemen compose this
Hon. J.T..Stivens; . of Oregon, Chairmen. -
.• Hon. R. W'. Johnson,.of Arkansas., • " •
Hon. Jefferson•Davis . ,•of •
• Hon- Jesse D.:l3right, of Indiana.
• Hon—Thorrias B. Florence, of Pennsylvania:
Hon. - George W:Hughe's, of MarYland. .
••• Hon; John . W.Steveneon, ot Kentucky. •
of• Near Jersey. •• .•.
lion. A. B. Meek;ol Alabama. ' • •
:Augustus Schell, Esq., of New York.
Isnac H. :Wright, of -Massachusetts.
Ijon:Jamis.G. Beiiet; Of Waishingtori;
Wtn. Flinn; tsp., of Washington, D. C.
Walter Lenox, Esti.) 'or Wafibingtinii D. • C.
`w, Cltistcey, Washington, D. c. Residen
Secretary... • • 3
.GeO.:W.• Maas,: Washington, D. C.;, Trans
All communications should.b . e . addresged to
Hon. ISAlua I...SjAvENs,.Chctirman, Watthingtort,
D. C. Rooms , of the'Conimittee at. No. 28 4
Of the 'Smethp . ort Frirnace;.ie. :now• receiving
and 'keep eonstantlyen - l/anil,.a. large as
sortment at Ploughs, Cultiiators, Kettles,
Sleigh-shmis,.&e, from the Fratiklinville roan=
dry; which will be sold; at le* pvlees.•
will - be found at,..E. S. MasoWe Store. • .
NEW. TOI J, Noiirse informs the
public that he has estAbliehed•a Stove andTin
ward Store, in.the f!reetriau Building, one door
west of , the Astor Hotise; where he will keep'
And manufacture any, article in, his line.
Notirse is an excellent workman .and will no
doubt giire entire satisfaciion, both as to prices
. . .
grid • •
Ci.m.rotoorcAvlLOur 'friendC, .13: 'COTTER ' ,
formerly of poiiiiirsriort; has turned 'up in De'
Witt, lotca as Editor'of thePlintoti. DemOcrcii;
the first itlEl6er of which is before us.. Mr..
Cotter'is an able journalist and stunch Dem
ociar;.and for a series *of years did good ser
vice In the cause in this State: The Democ
racy of s plinton county have reason to be proud
of the ability with ivhiCh their organ is con
ducted. .TheDimocrat advocates the clectiori
of S. A. Douglas, for President.
DISTANCE LENDS ENCNANTAIET, . &C.—The
Warren Mail in speaking of the lipiiblican
nominations of this County, says ; "The 'Re
publicans of M'Kean have Placed the following
excellent ticket in nomination, and what is
better'they are bound to elect it." We arenof
disposed to 'coritiadict the: editor, very much,
pri the first , assertion. We:4 think the ticket
the . ' beilt the Rept/Weans could nominate; but
the; idea of:electing any portion of -it does not
obtain among the'residents.', Ihere 'are .seVeral
reasons why such e' fallacy'ebbiad not prevail.
The 'office-holdertf: kir; a few years past have
been-Republicans; and thelaxJpayers have be:
:come convinced that Republican offieers are too
•expensive 41 luictiry to•longer ;indulge they
'nte;entirely satisfied with , experiments imthaf
diiectioni ileivet±ek ciexcellent" . the Repub . -
Tann- ticket may- be, :the, : Demeetatidnom in ees
.1; an; lose nothing in comparison With , their-, op
poplin AnilAast,'tint: not least, -The Demo.
critts`ari unitedoand &vela' Clean' .majoi i .
the , tetutty;•while.•"RepUblicansilin nut work:
Marrthu.-:-Oti.Tuesday. -after : ,
noon, clacarits.appeared . insiur anent? :
cing:thatiliat. the Hod:. R. F enton
veri;ltspeech`the Court-1-145e'.... •Of
Soursp. , .t.hre - :Was a, rtisloo hearf'se...celeinated .
d,man:ea.Mr.Fento.n...'.T.here Wes a goodd
iheshortnesit the. time 'of
netice:,.A•Theireti . kt7 was 'intrizdaced . by;
A.' Williams, Arho.:congtatitlefeethe -people
that 'rthei:Were—accidentalite ,'be. favored,
with 'a.:sPeech an -.ortbodpi leader dn
the Republican : ranltS.'. We have not time. nor
fellow. reniar4s . ,
but must confess, that we were;
pointed. It consisted Of a tirade against the
evilS of Slavery; I,i4thopt a ; single suggeetion),
as:a`remedy,'for.thb evil.' 41e : said . the ofith
had encroached On. the• North; but did not: men-.
how. ~T 46 Whole speech.consisted of de- .
sert:ion's lent bensand. times repeated,"long
sinee'so•Stalp., that- even . our speakers
bitelewoOdsia re 'nsharneil to repeat them.' We
gieeonp specimen of the affair. . In order tp
bighten the draMatic 'effect of t(story he wished
to. tell; he asked 'these
. in, , favor of Lincelp . for
President't6yise. Not more, than 'one in three.
uroseil. This i waS'a daMper but slid net : prevent
his giving, the yarn-which we-will repeat as near
OS We can recollect'. - ;;A:parly .had gathered.
ate' tavern, and had , become eiOnteiNicated.
that the Landlord refused to give • theM any
mere whiskey, wlienitWas pfoposeil that -they
go to atiotherta‘;ern, not ler off; ivhere
said they,could• get nll they, wished,•Jbat 'the.
sense of the :Might -be ,obtained a . vote,
"was taken, when they all rose but brie-old miln .
who'snid he•ilid not feel , likegetting on.his feet,
but • he. Would - Vote "yes.": 'WO did tioi:'see
Where the joke came in as:appfied to. the assem
in-thecouitillouse.;' Ilis comparijon . 'ef-
S; Ijouglak to a 't , grass.fed hog," Was not,
we thsught, appre ciat e d , gener
of ilieir'disaPpeintment. "There was no.,cheet=
ing pr enthusiasm.. It, is very ,eVident : that
either Mr. FEN•ro:4lasks ability,- br that'he
tirely mistook the intelligence of his audience.
-No Wender our. Congress should lode the respect
of the world when men of such Calibre, are
lected:to represent the.:Wilderrrof the nation.'
groans, of the Uninn Salocrn, has been, lately,
receiving an addition •to his atock, and now
lacks nothing to makeit a first class Salon.—
If there iS anything yon watirjust go' to.:Ma
son'SL-- Yee'll find • ,
•-• We again call' ittentioo to the Lii;eiy St;v:
.ble . of A. N.
.Smith, at '.o.'.R.'
Stand, in Stikthpert..- Mr.. Smith, keeps atood
stock of horse . s;and the..aecomi
dation.of the'poblicy at reascinable chutes.
REVINILIAN PAPER. 'UR'
derstantl , tha Bradford, Nino- has been per
viiase&ity.parties of this Borough, for tb e pur
pOiesofloaking it . the organ of the_RepUblican
party of this county. ' till.bepublisbed -at
Sinethport, by Gio.
RlDGE * noyca,,,•i's . :now in Virginia, delii,er
stanipspeeelies:..Ontbe 28th instant he nike .
arpetephurg for nearlitWo . hours, to.a. large
niuriber 'ofpersons, who liitened with atten
.tion 'througho'u't.. *. • • .
• We heiti,a ;Feat 'from l the•..licpublican
press a b out . the. corruptions of the Present ad
ministration,and the refornisLineoiri
fi ug u ra:t :when:he heeotifis t
the'l3oSton Courier . , in referring t 3 this.cry of
refo . rtri;begs'te be delivered "from ant.su'eb, •if
their reform in the •gerierolgovernment beany
thing'aueh as it has been in those Stares.tvhere
'thdy, have come into power. •.11 says:
ce,There 'are no two ..ideas - i , ariarice
than reforin.andßepublicaniaint. and . the short
experience we hOve already had of Republican-.
in •tbe States where it has obtained the
upper hand, authOrizes the firm belief 'thot its
accession to poWer in the general 'government
would be the, signal for . an amount of corruption,
compared-with whieb atlWe have yet witnessed
will appear sclf•dep3;ing.,.pitrity . ." . . .
. NEW . YORK .A gAIRST now re 7
ducectalm6St . to a positive: . cortain6 , that Lin
cOlo will not carry New York,.and, it • followsi.
•as'a rhatter.of course, that'he cannot be elect=
ed President of thesoUnttedstates. , Ih regard
to the vote ofNew'Yorl, Sheehan,'F;sq.,
kditor,of the chleago Timci,,• the confidealai
riend of .DOoglas s laho•'.vciik:s.2l , l;at
knows, say's:.• • • . • •. .
"For the saiisracticin of our, readeri'l and ‘.the
public generally, we,cari - say thatio make as
szt.raaee dou,Lly sure, and to' place the result
yorid all eoniingeury;:there have been' and are,
:now. rgrangements' making 'which will, give the
,vote Of NeW.York against Mr. Lincoln: That
result will bdaceomplished beyond all miestion;
the Vote agig : State will never he cast
Lincoln. New York .will not only vote against
hitn, but will giVe,a Majority of sixty.tbousand
adainn ,His electienis, therefore, an: as
certained iinpossibdity: The failure . to receive
the thirty-five votea.of the'State,•will exclude
the possibility of his election; he has. no other
State to fall: back upon to". mak.l good the .
ficie'ney. When we say. that. the vote 'of 'New
York will not be we do not
..speak Unadvisedly. ,We speak coaidently,:up
oti full , nssurance, that what we say has ..heen.
• It is a noticeable fact; says an exchange that
where there was a. Know Nothing 'Lodge • of
any numerical strength, there is,certain ire
a Republican-. Wide-awake club organized in its
*wad, compose.d of the'saine .elements, having
•the'aame object.in•vie*,- and the • same .politi
c ia'ns directing its moyemerits. A change. of
names has' not changed,its:rpurposei, , nor
change of dirk-lanterns'. for torches • will an-
Swer to blind the oliserver'di to their real ..ob-'
jects. Under the ol&garbithe united' orceS of
the Pemocracy would overpower the' partizens•
Who now hope to deceive into their ranlis some
otthOse; opposed to Know Nothingisin, by ,the•
use of new title, and the . resod
.to parade: and
shoal. Tliey'may be partially saccessfy) fora
a.tiare; and, When their scheme. is fully under,
stood, they Will fall into - disrepute as, suddenly
as Aid the : oath-bound secret.clubs, .
F'ro'm the,FIIC Advocate
f rmocratic . Cpugty ,Conti en lion.
In.piirstutnee.ol a'previotts, adjoUrnment, the
delegates of ;the seviraltoWn,ships of Elk coun
ty convened at thurt House in Ridgliviy,,on
the 20th: - - Aitgust, 1860:''Tim Convention
was child& to' order by-choosing.: George Weis,
of St. Mary's' , borough, elielinnan,:(the former
chairman .heing'alisent) nand the reenaining
(leers of the Convention:taking ,theirrespeetive
seats'. On Motion, the members of the . Conven
don retired•to trans act such buiipess-Us might.
come before . . the house.,. The • iet) was'then`
called.by theSeerettiry, with the follotOrig
suit: • • . •. .
: .Ilerezet=Julitts Jones. • ' • .. •
Benzinger.s.--c..Sexon, - Chitrles Herbstreet.
Fox—L; Mohen, C.' ArCardy.. , • .
Alighland- r Chritles . Towriley;
jones-J: L.' Brown, Igaric . keefei.•
..; . .-•
'Ridgvvair—i.'.A. Boyle, D. Thayer. • .
:Spring CreekA; R. Aaron Fulmer.
• St. Mary's. Borough—P.- Mrlaffe, G. Weis.
chi.mptiori tire Conventiert proce'edeci to nom
inate candidates for the various offices begin-.
ning with-Prothonotary. . • ••
• A. Boyle nominated James Coyne, - •• '
C. Sexen;nornineted G. A.,Rathbun. •
D. Thayer nominated W. C: Healy. .
,A. K. Marlinpominated C.F.. Luce:' •'.
. The nominhtic ? ns then close:4 and the Cotiveh
,tion proceeded te.ballot, with the following.re-
There. heing . no, choice of , :candidates, the COn
vention 'continued to ballot until the close of the.
when*-the name :of Rathbun was -with
drnWri by Mr, Sexon, who, with the consent of
the Convention, presented the name of Geo. E.
I,V.eis, after . which.• anotiier . ballot was. taken,'
which . ' resulted asfellOWe: - ' •
Coyili Healy,M; Lucp, 6;, Weis, 7.
Aiter.tije,?lst ballot, which resulted thus
Coyne, 4; 4ealy,);l.,nce,,G,..Weis, 7
The Convention re-considered. the. nomina
tions, after which the same gentlemen were
noMinated: .on..the.2dth ballot stood:: .; : . .
COyne, 2; Luce, 6; Weis, 10.
'. Geo. E. Weis having a Majority of all' the
.votes east, was declared, the nominee the
unanimous vote otthe Gonvention.'
The Convention . then proceeded ,to norrii nate
candidates for.CoOnty Conimissioner: •
J.'t. Drawn then preSented the name of Josh
'Dairid.Thriyer doniinated.rosepil Taylor
C• Clinton, nominated Wm. A. Bly.
The nornina.tions•weie•then cleekl . and the
Convention, prdceeded to ballot.' •The first vote.
standing, Reefer, 7; Taylor, 3i Biy; 8..
After Consifrfation the ballotings were .con
,tinned until the close cif.the.,2oth ballot, wnen
it. Was fo'und that Joseph Taylor had a majority
of all the, votes cast,'who was :then..declared
.unanimously nominated:. .
Onmotion, Geo. Dickinson and Fred- Shee
ning were unanimously nominated • candidates
for theoflice Of County 'Auditors. The: Con
vention then in a like mariner nOminated'J.. C.
Chapin candidate 'for District Attorney, and
Hyatt for Coroner.'.;
. On motion thp ChairmatinPPointed thefolloW
ing:• Central. County • ;Committee, - - viz:: C.
T. S. Hyd.e, Powell,
George Dickinsbn,.S.:J..Osgeod,C. R.: Earley
and George-Weis, - • ~•. • H
On 'motion the :following reSolutions: Were
adopted. hy.the.Couventiom ' „ .•. ,
.:Reso/ee/f, That„,in the person of .. H9n. 'Henry
D. Poiter, the Democratic candidate for Geyer-.
nor, we htivetiveminpnf.statesmania pure pat-,
.riot and'a.sound Vemecrat, every. way worthy
of our-full confidence and 'earnest. suptic,rt, and
we-pledge our united efforts to secure, his tri
umphant. election., . • , •
Rei9/ee . d, That we hail, with .pleesure: the
nomination of james.N. Kerr of Venango coun
ty, as the candidate . orthe Democratic 'party
for Congress in this District. Ilis'election will
secure'. an able, learleSe and eloquent expounder
-and defender of.-demoeratic 'principles fri 'the
national Congress, and that we will give ; him
ohr,undivided , and heaity suPport; . • •
, That We heartily endorse the. nom
ination of Maj. E. R. Brady-and A'. M. Benton',
•as the Demdcratic candidates for. Represents
tives;" thorcinghly acquainted with.
the interests of this District; and we will' use .
,all, honorable mnans -to aecure, their el ection..
• • ,
Resolved;That:in-the countY:ticket nomina
ted .by ..this Convention, We have-men :Whose
consistent record as Democrats, and qualifica
tions teethe offices fer.'vThich they arenornina
ted entitle . thetn' to the full enriport
.of the De
mocracy',of Elk caunty.•• • -
.; „ •-,
On motion, the Convention adjourned,
. • • . . - GEO. AVElS,,Praitlene• ,
3. L. Ilnows ••
WIIO nP KIN.G
. Or Jrircur.sm.L-This . is
one of the two greet exciting questicins of the
day inEurope. The knotty Italian, complica .. ..
tion is sueeeeded by'apother equally interesting
—the Syrian difficulty--and the journals are al
readY beginning to debate the.question who will
.be. King of Jerusalem?` Prom - recent news'. re
ceived from Europe, it : is probable.the army. of
Louis Napoleon, is already in oceupation of Pal
estine, including the Holy City: The F.mperor.
of the French is the Warwick who will give it a
There are five millions of Hebrews acattered
over, Europe and Annerice,•who,in proportion
to their: numbers, hold a greater- amount. of
.i , moniall" than any other race. 'They excel
all others'in the quantity • they posess of old
gcild; old silver and old clothes. Now the Jews
have a deep interest in the ,question, and they
are looking forward to the day when they will
be able to return to theland of their circumcised
forefathers, from which they have been so long
banished. :Louis,NaPoleon; is about to Solve .
the question.. • By. his .advice young Baron
Rothschild is here studying the institutions of
the country, a study which . is the mainaause of
thc Ernperer's oWn success in France; and which .
will probably be attended with the same effect
in the case of the• Prince of Wales, who is com
ing here Tor a sitnilar purpose, England having
in'recent.years lost caste among first class na
.tiona, for want efability. in 'her statestnen.-,
Rothsehild.willremain.here till after the elec.
tion;• watehing, the working of our institutions;
and. it is in contemplation to give him a public
bauquet in . thiti city, in anticipation of :it great
er honor which , awaits him. '
'The moment Louis Napoleon gets Syria under
his thiimb, as he has gotitaly, he, will fetch out
the; Baron Rothschild, prepared by •his. Ameri
can training and experience, and he will place
the crown of Jerusalem upon his. head: The
wealth of ihe.Jewa . Irom .every•. country,' and
clime will soon be collected in the Holy Lind;
and railroads and hotels and civilizatiOn will be
established in the wildeeness, arid European and
American travelers' will be able to get some
thing better than •«locusts and, wild ldney;"
she fare which: John the Baptist found. there
:eighteen hundretlL years ago, and which contin
nes the food of wonderers to thepresent
N. Y. gerald. '
. . .
-At a meeting nithe Pernoeratie Coiannitree.
held . at. Ridgway, August' 20; the folloWin^
••• - •
resollitians.were pf!sse,th.' '
-Bes'olved,. That we Lave undiminished conft
Aenke in the Demociltic...party, as' enunciated .
in,the:Cincinnati platform and endorsed by the,
Reading Convention. - • •
.= 12/40/eqd,': 'That .We heartily and: cherfully
cOncur.in the action:of the , llettocratic tom
'Mitten, at their. late,inee.tinir. at Cresson; 'and
would earnestly:Urge the Dernocrats'of
cohnty , :td rally,tO the support of .. the :electoral
ticket nominated at: •
R,solved That in ; Hon. JUNnin D. FosiT.E„
'Our nominee:for Governdr; ive haven uandidete
Who is, in every, sense, well' (Noland, to till the
station, 'and deserving, the support of , every,op;*
popent of that sectional and unscrupulous party
wbo . rira nos seeking to seize the reins of goii T .
.einment Of -the•.Stote..
'Ttrioli•ed, That .ive . cheerfully-and cordially ,
recornmend Demoeratiic 'voters of 'Elk,
an active support . toJAMES
our nominee for Congress,...feeting: that we can
recommend - hie] as-a gentlerrian • qualified for
the position - to Which he,has been nominated.
I?.e.iolved, 'That E. BRADY M..
..13k,rros, EsqrS., are entitled.to . the support .of
the party as.candidates forßepresentativee.
That.it is the dutr'of, the:Deme
cratic .party, to effect athorough . organization,
and that-we recommend Democrats to arrouse
themselves to the necessity of a, complete or
ganization of Abe party in every township and
neighborhood: theTeunty. 4 . complete or
ganizatien and united' effortis essential to .the
welfareof the party. . :•. •
/ieseferd, That we laiiorunder great_ incon-,
venience• from the .want Of..e . party organ- in
this - . County, and would- recommend to-.the
Democratic citizens`tOMilke - an effort to. es
tahlishn press.for the purpose. of promulgating.
-the' doctrines and advancing - . the interest's of
;the ,bemocracy. of this County. . • • • :,
Resolved ,: - That in :order . .to carry: out the
above recommendations, acom . mittee'9Nhiee'
be appointed; by.the Chair, to mialce the.necee
saryarrangernents to'obtain...and ,establish 'a
.press; . believing the success of the Democratic
party depends, in,a'great.measure, 'on the dis
semination Of ,Democratic'principles.
Repli4;l, That-we cordially and 'cheerfully
-endorse the 'nominations made . by the County
Cotivention to 'day, and Would earnestly urge'
the patty to make decidetrefforts te 'triumph.:
antly elect the ticket feeling . .confidcot that we
can- safely recommend: them as unflinching
Dernocrats.,andwell- qualified to..discharge the
,offices. for which they'ate2.nomi•.
Resoiviii,l:hat Committee of Vikilanee he,
appointed in each, of the different
Reqolvedi That these proceodings be ..pub=
alrthe Democratic pap.e.r.s of this.Rer
resentative district. • .
C. R. EARLEY,
• The followinA.persons. were appirited !nem
hers of , the Vigilant .committee . in their sev
eral Townships: . .
Beqzinger,—Geptge A. Rathborn, 'Charles
Reiter and Joseph 'Seel. ' „ •
• Benezet;—Thomas.overturf,li. D. Derr arid
Julius Jones. •
. C. McAllistei, It: T. Kyler and
HughM'Crady. • ,
‘Veidert, J. L. Brown and
Joshua Keefer. • '
• Jay,Chancey Clinfon,E. C. , l3rokway and'
High/oiq,—Cilarles 'Stubba; Thomas Town
ley and Thonias Campbell.
• ..Spriop.. cfrek.,—Thomas frwin; qeorge"Mes- I
. Martin Perin. . • •
St. llceysy-11, Brunner', • Prank Wiik• and
E. c, Shultz. • , •-
. , . •
• :1".;11231'47hr—W.. b. Healey; 'Jnhn„•Vanorsdill
G'PoigePiekinso'il,teorge' Weis and.J.,S
The Charabersburg Valley Spirit,
ries the Douglas flag at its mast head, and was
the first papefin the.State.to ,raise that gen
tlemap's name sifter ails nomination, at Balti',
more, refuses to step., to' the •nitiste.of,FOrneY'
and 'Haldermait.: It says: . , ' • •
• A SN4.ich tN TIME GRASS..--Forney!i - Pecs
opposing with all the sribtiltY..for which it
noted,lhe unidn'of the.entire..Demociatic par
ty.Of the State on the-Electoial ticket - fOrtned .
_by , the , Reading Convention. Jt.is in a 4egiee
presumptions on•the:part - of.Mr. Forney to step
into•the Dennocrat ic.par Cy, un and
attempt to control its action. , It . IS . hecOrning
racire and more" apparent'every.'..day that the
.press is secretly working for the overthrow of
Doilocratic party in this
. tate.' . The signs
of the tiMes'clealy.indieate that the 'period i's
Mit.very,romoCe When. - ForneyY . will fol(ow
the.footsteps. of his illustrious' leader, 'Hickman'
aridland - opeply and above-beard in the Blatk
Republicab ranks., It *ill he:aiticky day for.
.the. Democracy when. they get- rid: of him and
his treasonable sche'rning. - 'While he ~Professest
o support Judge Dougils he is, straining every
sinew to circumvent him, and-hopes the.'party
will'he “gratified" with a “cleah,viciory or a
clean,defeat," he is not at all particular which
'it 'May be.. In order, however ) to make. inr . e.
of a "clean defeat".for the•party, he-publishes
a call in the P . res:c.for•a meeting, at Harrisburg,.
..on the trith inst.,*tri getup an electoral 'ticket
ip opposition to the:regular lieket..lorMed
,thelleading Convention. he secures the at
tenda.nce of a baker 4 s doien of Denfocrats;oth
er than of his own the bogus meet=
in*,.calledi for tha.lsth) . .we will have a Poorer
Opinion'of the Democratic party of renaiylv . a,
pia-than we ever expected to entertain,
FOSTER A tip yictortv.--There appears to be
no discord among the Democratsof the . State
(whether I . 3reekinridge or Douglas men) on the
subject of Governor.' •. The voice of is for
'FOSTER, and if,they all work for him, earnestly
and in good faith, the second Tuesthiy. of . Octo
ber Will crown their eiToits• with 'viciou.— .
.41/ere is no reason why any Democrat should
not vote for Foiteri.and considerations of pa=
triotistn will, we trust, induce many:who are
not - indentified , With the party; , . to, give:him
their supprirt. , Let us all, then, go : in for .Fos-
TER AND VICTORY.; • • ' • '
The Forney . ..Haldeman., State Executive
Comer] itiee, appointed by authority ,of . ,a* mass .
meeting held at'Harrisburg, met in that bor
ough on . the 15th rust., and sat .with• closed
doors.. The proCeedings-have. not .been made
nublic,.further than that they"have determined
on forming a strilight;Out Forney disorganiziug
ticket. "FarneYia•sletermine'd the Stiite shall
be carried for Lincoln, .ond : is u9ing Pouglas'
name eci . do it with, that's evident,... . -
GEN: HENRY D. Form,
...it l .44lbeen Many yeers since tite. ri e r n ac r ifii
had 'a ' ca ndidate forovJ
ernor so , thoroughly ygajified a nd ., soemip'eritly . • .
popular na•Henry P. Foster:. His histeo ' ll as •
.beenlan U ninterruptekenr eer of devotio n to t he
interetsand 'honer 'attire Comintin *Olt hy
his great abilitie e.have - enitbled'hi t n to.iierforT
services for tier which the peonle'cannet readilY,
;forget, '..Tn,everr pertion of •the,. State., he k is
rite, and inotMng'can p.revent..:Lie
election, but the. MOSc - inexcuqAhle, aMithy on
the part of the Derriociacy. HoWever•
Mr. Curtin, his opponen4 may be a a , n 'Min;
.he yet lacks many qualifications fay , thd,ifigh '
position .which Gen. .Pester nosseeset
eniinent, • degree, and comparison', of,•their' .
claim" eannot. but .
,prove.• . highly. "dvantegous
to the latter.;:.Thi s is'ndinitted
proininent members 'of the ..OpPositiiin
and cannot he•denied by the most nnecuriulous.
The Guhernatorial:electioirt'kes 'plane . one '.
month before that' for President of the I.rnited
States, and '.whatever' ' diffetentes inay exist
among the Demociacy•in regard to • the latter.
.contest, there can he no reason why all should,
nettle united on tile former': The preservatian •
of the pernocratic preponderance. in . the state,
ofTennsylvania is of .the utmost importance..
Socha party h ere will serVe as a nucleus around
which the fr iends of the Union, can rally. here
after for neWvictorfes and new honors.. To
yield 'all this would be worse Allan Madness,
and hence : w& urge uporythe Democracy.of the'
State to rally with one accord support•of
General Foster., He represents principles upon
which , all.Democrats'ln Pennslyvania agree; he
is a gentleman of Unblemished character and
the most briliant talents; let up, therefore, for
getall n - iinoydifference so:fay as he is coneernedi .
'and triumphanily elect. him.
._ • .”
Tits GREAT E,ASTERN . .—This vesselieft'NeW
York on . Tursday for EUrope. l`he excitement
'attending her arrival has subsided.':'public ca
riosity has been - gratified,: and people now won
der what her owners will do' I , Vith her. She
cost s4',lloo,oQo' to build and launch; but Stands
the'present dwaerS•at.s2,lso,ooo.. The inter
est orher cost is more than her profits - can be
'in any legitimate- or regular busincia.• .Like
the tunnel under the Thorne's; it. gratifies the
Englishman's pride to do what, is considered itn,
possible, even if it answers no possible purpose
after it is Accomplished... Far spending money
on great experiments, no people can excel 'the
English; for 'spending it in judiciuuS itnprove
merit, none can ,equal the Tanked.
ITAanisnuito, August 2?.—The State Central .
Committee ot, the Constitutiomil , party, met
here to-day;.eceryCongressional district was•
represented. Cheering .accounts werereeceiv.e'd
.01 parts•of the State, and astiong dispo
sition was manifestedforaunion of all .nation
al men. A Committee was appointed to: se
lect Presidential electors.
The Sunbury rind.. Erie 'road idVertises• to
take people . at half fate to Warien to hear cuti 7 .
TIN speak'on the '3oth. As
APC,rxin & /prevented:the company. get
ting ~ the "asked for laSt minter
this: course 'is exceedingly. christian-like and:
'commendable: . "If. thy enemy!. smite .thee % on
one cheek turn thou the other Oh.'
It wouhi appear . that the sufferings of the
people' of 'Kansas fiom. the dr!outh have 'beeri
.Over.stateilt 'A telegram from Leavenworth
pays. there Will be enoitgh foOci. for home con-
Fumptien in all parts of, the Territor •
' , • Titit..s.ott.rulA, Al.:GysT•2B, .1660.• •
the Qqartei SesSiOns this morning, Pass,..
more: Williamson applied' for a wr . it of. habeas
corpus for th e release of •Line Conqust, a Col
lored-womatr.in.the custody of W. T. Conrjuest
a native of Virg • irlia, and now a resident of : this'
city.' After a hearing 'the case was concluded
by Lina's positive 'refusal of freedom,•and her
vp ntary Teturp to • 1-i • •
s ery. .• • • •, •
Br'sv Tiarn.sealltArEas.—The Chieagia 7 . 77yeA
aid pays that an idea of•the. amount of
kroupl : in wheat may. be• _gathered from . .the
statement of a.responsible gentleman of Janol-,
vine, who says tha l t .With assistanco , of a
spy, glass, he saw I ,orre.-hundred .and forty-six
McCormick's reapers at work at one time. This
k'on.thelina of' the phiPago and North. Western
The Democrat estimates; the eonplexion of
the next House of Representatives Of the S tate,
Republic . ans 12; .Brerkinride ifern r
ocrats 26; Bell men 2S; Douglas Dem. 48. - Ten
count ieg to hear from. •
. . . .
A BIT. - OF, iiomANcr..—A . . gentleman of : the w ,
,second dietjiict of:this City Wris'on: !inst.& of the
ill-fated animal , . Aretic . whn she was,-lost.. on.
the 25th of September, 185.1: The ssarl news .
reached here th'at'he Was . among . the mining '
:which cast 'a•gloom on his lionsehold;l. for .he
young •end: pretty Wife and'
'children. lie ti as well to do in the .World, and .
left - property sufficient - for their reaintenance.,
The. young ividaw, mourned her lost - haiband
'sincerely but sorrow is not, everlasting. She.'
was'yoUng - and pretty, and: suitors were not
wanting. • She married again. Several years.
of qniet bliss hayd passed .since :the day • she:
took a new. companion in life; and nowsuddenly ?
the electric spatk of the' telegraph has struck;
the edificeof her•happiness- r struck at its.base;
'so es to inakb • it totter ned.crumble. .
A: despatch- from Belize, announces the ar
rival, of the long lost first - husband: Clinging.
to 'some pieces of the wreck; he had floated to.
distant shOres, when,: for sig long years he lived..
with the. hope of meeting once more the , •be
loved ones he had left at home; but' unable. to.
.firid.a home-hound vessel. The feelings of. the.
twice wedded wife may be' better imagined
than described. —N Orleans. Couri frs •1"
. . . .
We understand' from.rellableeuthority, that
the survivor of the .Aiqic disaster, - of whom: we
spoke on TUesday,..will.be in ihecity this even,
ing. The person is Mr. Fleury, who was well
'knowriati ha'vi '
ng kept a grocery' the'corper of
.Orlerins and Robertsonatreets, where his • wife.
'now resides. She married Mr. -Fleufy's chief
clerk 'Webber, ind hashed three Children.
by him: : 'Her, two children . by .Fleury„
a aughthr of .seventeen and a son : of: fifteen,- are
now living with - lier.. • .
List Saturday she received the first intim,
lion of the startling,neWs of her husband's
turn; after an absence °Hiveand a. half 'yearkp,
in a letter from•him•dated at. 'New. York:.,:A
.lady friend to whom yl'e-showed theletter,
'petits the:sulitance of it _to 'be that Fleury,:
with 'live other survivors of the Arctic,,were
picked up from the fragments of the, Wreck by
a whaler, Whieh kept...'on her -long Svoyage.— , :
,The ship was subseiluently sunk, and fifteen of
those aboard saved themselves' on the island, -
from which they were taken by another wha- :
ler, Which; was .just . .cominencing . her. Cruise,.
-end which-only returned to'NeW.York a week
or two a ga.—Ncfc Ortians Be.e. • • • :
Sr. Lotls is Atig..2l