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' work done to order ofithe attortest natio., and In the
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pealo'r in Dry .Goodi, Groceries 'Crockery, liardirare;
Roots, 'Moos, Gaul,' Caps, Miss, N,alli,.olis., Arc., SC
kiiist sido.of the. Public Mquarif, Sroetbport, Pa.• .
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Yuroisoirkg G(roda, Boota end Shoes, Wall .and. Window
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. •.. . : .BYRON D(EAMLIN, l" '
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ATTORNEY AT VAiTi 841611110 Weall , Onunty.. Pa ~
' 'Anent for Mossrs: Kealin 4 k flo , tl handa , Attptrts
• O.IIIOeiMIT to the Collection of Claims; I . l;camination of
.Land''fil les; l'iymenl. of • TRxea, 881 all huaineas rata.
ting to heal Ilstate. Office in Canilin'illoch. •• •-•
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ATToRARY•AT.LAW. 9methpart, .WKinto co..' Ps:
' Collections promptly attended to. Feb N.
Practical Meeheuie, Millwright, Bridge-builder, &a
Port Allegheny, ?Wliettif county, Pa.. • ,
003.11IPSIONEU FOR Tri STATE OF NEW YORK.
to take proofs and acknowledgments of • Deeds and
'other instrum lute to, be wed MO
,'recorded In said State,
an to.sislusinistoroaihs Asm
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law. of said State. Conveyancer. &c. .06ice in Land Of'
flee of D • Kingsbury, Bradford, Mcliesin Co , • . • '
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Fronting the . Publie , ,pqaire,. Olean. N. Y. JAMES . M.
alit.tsw Proprietor.. Theßobes !louse le entirely now
and built of brick, and is furnishedin modern style.
• The proprietor lia,lers himself' that his itccomnunia
' tines are not surpassed by any hotel in Western N w
York, • Oarriages run to and crow the New York end
Erie Rail Road, • • 38,tif.•
. . ... • '., ,DENTIBTRY; ' , - -
Da. M. A.. Sraione would respectfully announce to the
citizens of Smethport auftvicioity, that he has: fitted
liiancifico. sad is preparedto attend le . all business
. - in Ail .1.. p rofeesion . • A rti Octal
.teeth inserted upon .sct.
. enti flc o rinclines, Mitten as to preserve the nattiral ei•-
, :pressl.,ri of the face :All Operation's In Dental Surgery
done in a skillful. manner.. '
/L. B. ARMSTRONG,
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0 113STICE OF. TIZE,PEA.O E , and 'Conveyancer. "Alt
•, Attorney and CouniOlor at Law: Particular attentio
~given to,Collectiog. • Office e.one floor East of ltle LOD
nott•Elcuse, Beiethport, Pa. .. . . .. • •• '
OF EVERY DP,BOItIPTION;
EXILY,' OI'EAPLY AND EXPEDITIOUSLY
EXECUTED AT ..TILE
PrOm.tile Vostott Courier.
Abolitionist is an odious name: There sire
few who are willing to havet attached ,to
them e and most peoOle are earnest in they prot- .
estations that it` cannot juitly be A pplied .to
fliers). botb lay, and clerieal r , are'
anxious to.escape the imputatio n of Abolition-
• Until ' a recent: perioil, it . W . lll . 0 . practice, of
rn - oderate andcandid men to'ciinlie a distinction
between.the.Open adifontites of generdi,
dinte and- 'unconditional, emancipation; and
.measures, having an indi
rect tendeney, to pinduce that result Credit
WWI accorded 'to their protes!ri that they 'had
no.design to bring about the etaiel.f things de
sired by the technical Abolitionists.- Though
many of .'hem • mainiained.that there was an
c irrepressible conflict!' between the sla . ve and
the frei;• states; and • some SA id that the Amer
ican Union s could not existhalf siave , and half
free, and of them fiviire'd :the .prohbition
of . slavery in the territories and Ira abolition. in
,District . •ofColumbia—yet - a'.charitable
construction was PlaCed upon their cited 'and .
their desigris, and 'judicious Men were reldct
ant call, them what they strictly tx.ere,
.'But we are thoroeighly convinced that the
times demand that these mitigated Abolition,
tits should be' 'Called :hahitually by their true
name.• , Forinerly o though the tendener of
theircreed was clearly to• participate.ailisso—
lationof the*Union, 'yet, he hope was always
indulged that the catastrophe might be.avert
ed; and one, means of doing , this appeared to'be
to lead ;he South to put the most `favorable
construction possible upon-the political . tenden
cies of .those incipient Abolitionists. :There*
was , a [init.', also, "(when the efforts in behalf
of.comProtbise wereheing•made,) Svherre dis
position was .manifested by many of, them to
make concessions to the South for the sake of
saving the Union. ft would at that time-have
been unkind: and imprudent to call them by
name which they so indignantly repelled. •
Times have changed since then., The Union
hifs been practically Alissolved.... The North
and South have fdr.a year: , iieen waging W. r
Irmo each other. The great work %vhi. h
A rn , riean paople have •now upon their
reooratiOn of the . Unibn. Uis
oto-sly.in - ino.si. that thin can now be done,
-corrp,vie extfipdtf9n of every
alienated the. Sputh
.;;k.: e Noient resto , fition of
+;li;.iun'.; , ,'cr.edCr h.:,
Tho . lveli!
nest. .s 1;.no alter
.n 4•1:. 111 0(0.1t. irrc
pCessible cOutfl , et tng. of - the 'lava ciL.;itt y et
a.Utooti halt st,J va au) . hail free, : !he. j , ct
prohibiting slavery in - 014 r-r:litori , ;, or obei
is.bitie; slavery tn'the:.P., , titet'ot Colort,lt....\,at
.which abolish' slavery, o'
emancipating slaves breontscatton or' as a mil
itary necessity; and all . the forms of confis'en.
:ion and emancipation, with the brand of Abol
liri o eism. All these give Characterto the' poi
icy of the Federal government; and fiir'upon.it
s'!igrria.of Abolitionism. There
is no s ibilit y 01 " escaping this result. This.
is so, Av ii et ,': er t h e p r ,..sident of th . e' . United
States .. be or be ot in .fult comrnuion :with
Charles Stnner, with
.the ve7y :radicals '
whoitrepretending-(nn.inict .of the gai.7 l e) to
abuse the Executive. Every n:Ornent
we spend upon these visionary and
sehernes of false philanthropy turnishei ea c
caaion to the open enemies -of the Union thus
to characterise the policy orthe Government,
and it. will bet.itterlyNtripossible,to restore the
Union, whilethese attempts, were .persisted in.
Practically, then; Republicanism is Abolition
ism, and practiCal men.should &al With the al.
fairsol, the nation in a practical way.. Nice
theoretical distinctions are out of place. This'
does not mein that those who were Republi
cans' are necessarily vow Abolitionists, but
only that those who still insist upon'carrying
Out Republican undertakings and fastening Re.
publican measures upon the country belnng to
the A tolition' (noon. Now not . the time to
prohibit slavery in the territories',' or abolish it
in.the District of Columbia, or to propose coin.
pensatory emancipation in any shape; but it is
the time'—the only,timetolestore the hearts
of - the hearts of the people of the several port
tions:of the Dolor) to Mutual confidence and
gopd All - else that We may do ii in'vain
Hiving thus. seen who are.Abolitionifts, it '
m'ay'be useful-to consider what they are. No
.of them are very respectable men
—men of properly; intelligence, influence, gen_
erostty, berievolen'ceL—perheris menaters . of , the
church; end some . of these generally exemplary
jn that relation. But after all, in their politi
cal relations an'tl . in ff uence, they are the
iment in the- way ol the - restoration .
Union, and thus ire enemies of their coimtry.,
They are'po intentionally, but thiough. party'
prejudice. and passion, or.. thlnugh' perir!tted
moral sentiments and a fettle philanthropy.- 7 .
They. .may . write patriotic articles (as. they
think) for the press, 'pronounce patriotic.:ora
tions and stump.spceches; encOurage:voluntee
rmg for the war; and even send-Aheit-sone to
encounter some risk of life and health BO:,
after all," ( in- their patriotic . efforts athey labor .
in vain and spend.their strength' fo'r naught and
'SMETHPORT, lIPKEAN COUNTY, PA., SATURDAY, SEPT. 6, 1862.
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in v.ain;" heca . use their disastrous political in
fluen'ce countervails all the good they other.
wise dO or attempt. 'They 4contribUte , their ,
quota . to the dreadful masa of abolitiort
Ment.and.leglslation, which is the ineVitable,
cause disierision, war, 'disunion and , the
ruin of Mir country.: „ • . . • .
...Now, how:must Abolitioniste be treated?
How, can their disastrous influences be neutral
kied 'and remedied? .We answer that it must
be done by their,: political overt bro*wl Their
political influence Must be' entirely suppressed
they must not be elected to' any` political office,'
Their counsel most not be respected by politi
cal manager's or organizations. 'Their assent
blies must be forsaken by the mass of voters,
It mnst.be.conSidered a necessery'political Vir
tue never to attend •'a . meeting tainted with
.Their, orators must, 'speak in
empty audience rooms: Their•poachers Mils!
declaitn on such topics without masculine
tors.. Bur Abolitionists mint. not be, treated
.with Personal Violent*. . The freedom of apee.ch
and of the press rrnist not be invaded.. The .
political enemies of the Union, the•'Constit:ii- .
lion the 'country, have ass - gOod a. right to :
SPeak, write and publish, as any body. They .
should not be disfranchised, nor 'regarded lie'
U'nfit, to . discharge :the duties of • postmasters,
Custom.holuse officers, tax-collectors, 'munici
pal'officers, and the like. Yet the trtie• ohar ,
acter of their political perfoimances'must
appieclated, and they' Mast haVe just the sort
of credit' to' which that character-entitles:then - 1
name)}•,, that of political- unfaithfulness and
enmity to their country:. '
.. If 'this should make
thr;m socially distasteful and obnoxious, it'will.'
l'te their oWn fault, and not,the fault of
neighbors.: All this ' -will• constitute a great,
gloriona,and beneficial political . reformation..
It isthe only hope of our American institution,'
of justice, liberty arid law. •God..grant than
sail).* revolution, may speedily take place, and
that the Union and-the Constitution may Soon
be restored in.all• their original effulgence.
.14e,w.lraven, July 17, 1862-, ' • .
ADDRESS' OF 'THE STATE CENTRAL .COM-.
• At the . metting 'of 'the Demacratic.Statee
Central Committee, held the 29th.tilt.,.therol•
levCine:reenlution was.adopted; '
Re4e/ted,:Thatthe Chairman call.upon, the ,.
loyal men otPenosYlcinia,
.9:ln:nigh:the . Demo
cratic Standing-Committeesof the several coun
tiesite-tneet to the e,s• . .rel cities 'and. t;:iwni o 1
lw . S . lates;' tit•such,p , aCoseishill'lte'desi - e.nnted
by the'h . a,l Co •tttnlt tees - , reert•ctiv,y,
t.tla toe art ivcr y ofon of
iyn of ..th , —;G , ,pilsCr:L:l inn . Uniied
Fury tent to. : this resolution, I . csil un,on the
: Demoi.ratic Stet:ding Comm:tte ,, s respectfully
the several cities'and 'countiek of Pennsyl
vania to 'request the Democrats . and all, the
oth”r . loyal citizencto Convene in • mass;rneet. ,
ings . at such places and `at .such honri as they
respectively May designate, on the 'l7th,of.
September next, to commemorate the: adolition
of the Coastiution ot the United`Stagy 01,
Since the 17th of September, 1787;there has
been no period in .the history of 'America when
so eminently .fittink'ind • important as .
the present to bring •to the attention of the
American, peoPle, great fundamental, principles
,whiCh must underlie any . government Whete
e i v . tl and religious liberty exist; and especially
those underlle'lhe Government. of.' this
n Tioion .which teats' for its foundationripon .
that Cematitution which affirms and pro
poses nial!e sacred anfperpetuar,those
,constiCution and that: . Union
“one and inse pap bk"—ate now. assailed 'by
foes throughisk the whole by Secessionists
in the South and by Abolitionist:,in ihe
The' former - .by is bold, organized,.iirm.7 l '
ment, and,. , avoweily .11.1 the,
whole sovereignty and existence
.of, our Cons
stitutional goyeinment. The latter by.equally
direct efforts but from under the cloak of recnt•
ly declared friendship and patriotis; ere seek- ,
ing to thiust their traitorous stilotiies into the
hearts blood of the nation.
The people of this land are the fOUree Of 'all .
power,-. They..malte Constitutions, and they
can, and (unless they. would become the !ie..
tims• of despotism or enarehy) must uphold .
them. The great fundamental prinriptioof
it and religious liberty roamed in,the AMerlcan
Constitution are essential to serure Its to the
enjoyment ot, lire; and
, property,: and in the
pursuit of happiness. Among thoie are t‘the
treedoni of .speech and •of the Press, the
right-of, the people
,peaceably to • itisemble,' ,
"the right of the people to he secure in .their.
'persons, ho'uses, papers and effects .agatitst
unvasonable searebes.andseiZurea,," that'cino:
Warrant shall isstie. • but upon probable
,tupportetr by oath or: affirmation ;" . “that 'f r ,
.personithall heheld to answer for a capital o r
other info Mous .crime 'unless on a :preietitrnent
of, indictment: of ti Grand Jury, ezeiptin 'cases
arising 'in the land anti naval Jorces; or in' the
militia whenin actual serSice in time. of war
Or public dangtr;" that no 'Citizen shall . tcbe
deprived of liberty, or ;property
due.of h "in 11
process 'law ," t , criminal-
ryotieeutirms, the accused shall.enjoy the, right
Os a speedy and public trial,. by an'imPartiai
jury Of the State or District where' the crime
shall have been coinmitted,.wbich ttiStrict shall
.been previOnaly ascirtdined•bY. favc, and
to beinfOrrned of the nature and cause O. the
accusation, to be confronted with the witn.sees
agninet.hitn, to compulsory . process . for,
obtaining witnesses in his - favor, arid to have
the . iesistarica. connsel for 'his defense."
That the powers not delegated to . the. United
States,' by the t`onstitutiOn, nor. prohibited. by
it to the : States, are reserved to the States, re!:
peciivelv, or•to'the•people.'* ; ,
Among ,4 the poWers not delegated to • the
States respectiitly or .to the pcople,'+ is the
right.to hold elections and to' determine upon
and-fix. the . ggelifications 'of .'voters. With
.of 'Ppqnsylvapia this gtiat right. is,
fixed hy the constitution 'of the
no 'power •but that Conatitution, and laws
reacted : in puritiance thereor,ca'n prohibit the
exercise of, nr limit or restrain. that .
right most•inestimahle to our" people, and for'
midable tyrants only." . '
Fellovv•countryhen, on theconing etiniver;
scary orthe s eay of the adoption 'Of ..the • Ameri:
can' Constitution in:th'e eicercise of "the right of
pentde'rpeaceahly'te assemble," let . us all side
ronly and reverei t tly,in the fade of:all then end
before Heaven, declare our firm determinatien.
trio pledge our lives,•our fortunes, and our as
tied honnrs,?! ito - preserve, protect enitrleien , '
the Constitution of the United States." . Let
us afford to President Lincoln the most indubita
ble. evidenc'e that, inthe observance of hi.
oath .lifolftee to do the an me thing, we will' p.
hold and :support him just . as readily as we
haVe alreidy shoWn kim that in filling .tip
frOm our ranks' the great bulk . * the'` army,
now and heretofore. in the'. have al
ways been ready • at whatever sacrifice' to
s trike down. open and , 'armed defiance to the.
execution'ef the laws and to the.'iovereigrty
of GoVeroment. .As • Democrats, and lib
therefore loyal men, we ..van 'know no •cithir
principle of Political action, but to 'nphold the
Government and . obey the laWst.and , that the,
best evidence of our firm purpose to do .so is;
that. as. e. part of .the 'people, we will..demand
the maintenance of the.,Constitution in all its
parts : end the preservation of, the Union. in its
perfect- integrity; and that we will hold all
then, North as Well as .South, .who
Constitution; in whole' or in,Part, as disloyal
men, end "the enemies of the ..Unhin'of these
States. president I..inc'oln, In his 'inauguial
address, quoting the entire .prevision tbe
Constituthin of the United states ' , relative, to
the return or fugitives prom- labor frenn any
Sta . tes; truly. said .that *he foundthat proviai4O
"RS ptaninly 'written inthe..Constitution ;... ac
a'ry . Otifor ;" ,isnd. in the same address he Justly
de'clared, have no parpoie, directly or in-
AiiectlY . to interfere with the institution or
slavery' id the States where it' . exists.
lieve 1 have..eo right : to. do eo," Yet
the abolitionists of the'North are to=day bring
ing to beai upon' President Lincoln a fearful
.Induce , littn• to exert all the power.
Which: iiis , otScial 'position in present circum.:,
stances affrirda;..to net. counter to this %plain
provision in the Constitution 'end to. his . .1441 ,
pledges. to the 'Amerken:people, This. - pros! .
•sure has been str great that the President'
in hitihigh position; was induced to appeal to
the 'Union. loving. Congressmen .from the
Border Slave' States for-relief. Let the whole
Ic;yal people of the State of PeOnsylviini'a come"
forward in mass meetings, and with one Om
otic and determined nojee give. assurance to
-President Lincolo of that reliefwhich he seeks-
Lard; assure him that the only relief he run
ever 'obtain is from , thiv'layal masses; nuniber 7
ing at limit 300,0.00 men in Pennsylvania' alene,
who 'are firMlyreioliect.that as they are ; ;;Alie
source of ell'power, and areihe supternivpower .
in the fetid; they intend , to iipreserve; protect
and 'defend the Constittition •of .the United
States," aertinest all its .foes, whether. Abair
tiontstri or- Secessiohitits..• --• . •
• Come:fellow countrymen, as you vulue.th . e.
great prineiples of .he Constitution—as You
Invie,tite Onion of these States-=its you
'aVeit Tile , ptitism or nnarehy—es it id your right
in 'defend the Constitution againa.t. all
unit as - yoll have the power to do'so, devote
the 17th of September next to such demonstra
tions of .the popular heart'as will give moral
suppert.to all the friends of 'the country and
servi;.to guide the policy of the officers of the
goveiliment in oppes , tion to deadly: nd fatal.
counsels. • I need'not 'addthe counsels .Whieh
th. ahnlitionisis seek' to . give Next to.the'
peosse . .sion' of out constitutional rights, we
should strive to secure the most thorough ob-,
aervance of order, und the personal. rights of
every citiz,M: Our enemies seek to impute to
us a willingness to produce collision Of forces. ,
If, i:lcthio, is meant. merely a'determination
to have our tights under theToristiturion, at
Whateyeriticrifice,.ret.ino assure them that
while we feel that to . eurrendar these rights
would degrade oni manhood; and„..therefore,
no such.surrer.der evhr be made, yet as
good 'citizens 'we Will yield everything but our
honor' nd these rights to avert such etillisien.
We will appeal to; we have thorightto expect,
and I ttuat.andc . hope, yea,. believe; we , shall
have the help of the officers of the GovernMent
*to aid us protecting .our rights and averting
such collision. Let us shoW these enemie s .
'that we, well underitand the' baseness of. the
heartalbst, determined upon ... Monstrous wrong,
:Would persist in such wrongt; and impute dire ,
.• . .
ful catastrophies which . theyy. inay. this's ciecooren
to the ft ientle of the Constittition—o( the iaWs
and tiirefote of the preservation of Pert-et of.:
der. Standing up as we'do,. only to resist agj
gisheion 'Akin 'eur 'yighte, .upon
the aggressors 'must. tie .the responailiflity of .
anyconsequences,of evil.. But, which may 7--.
you my countrymen; and the officers of the
Government co..operating,• guided by kind
.Heiven—avert. , - ' .
. • . ..• • •F, W. Huomes,'..
Chair7itati . 6.l Drmoriaf State'6ntrisiacom
• • mittre. . • •
.• . .
Phi!adelp)ll4, Aug.,l4, 1962
. .. . . .
The . conferee,' from'•the counties'of Clet!'rtkeitl
„I:4l',!ison,•Elk rind Nlrgean, met in' Convention
. ut SC, Ala ry!s - on Thuts(liky; . Au'g. 21st, .1£032,.
lOr the put'pust..of •nOiriititithig, two candidate . . . , ...
toe.. Reßie.entatires.•, .• , • ~.. . •..
Ott moti,,.ll,'Hoh. Jam!! - L,.9inis w ei k ,ehosn,
'Pyrsitletit, 'trill. B, T; klaStitigs,Se'ciettiyi filter
~t high the tollowint..peisOos.prisitned . theii
• i;leayfield 7 Sarriilei: Floyd, litampOeyi
tiydr;.W; J. Dayiet
JetTerson--JOel Spyker,l L. Blood; .B. T.
•. • •
• Elk—Jain...3 L. 0i11i5,.. 4 7:5; Brockway;
On motion, Dr. C. R. Earley, ot Elk eounty,
was nominated, ity acclamation., ' •• • .
Dr..T. J. Boyerl'of Cleaifield county; writ
tmangnoitAly nnminqted, •
• Thu • tolloming resolutions were offered and
ution . iinously 'adopted :. • • .
ResoNsti, That this Conventhan fully endorke
'lie proceednitts.'of the Dernoeratic State Con.
vention .held of Harriabutg on the' 4th of July
Resolved, Thor we filen endotee ihe call of the
Chairman ot. the State Central Co'mmittee for
the ditrereotcounties and eider! in 'the State, to
hold mass mectinge on tkii 17th ..day of Servem.-
her next, for the purpose of celebrating the an
niversary of tlite.adOption .the Constitutiotio l
the 'United States.'
Rupfinsd,'.Thpt the next Representative Con
vention Will meet et Ridgway on 'the :id Thurs.
day of AugustoBo3s - "
'Re.lotted, That the proceedings . of this Con
vention be signed by-the Officers and published
In'•the different:Vemoeratio,papi•re throughout
the ' ; : J
~ GILLIS, Pres' t
B. T. HASTINDS, Seertfarl.
CONdIOI4SION4 . .COIVENTION
The conferees: from the;counties of 'Erie,
Warren„Jeffer eon, Forest, Elk, Cameron, Mc_ ,
Kean, and Clearfield, met at the' Couttil9ual
in Ridgway, 'Elk county, on Friday, August
22d, 1862; for the purpose of selecting * candi
date to, repreeent the above named .coilistles, In
the [louse Representaiives of the'United
The Convenfidn Was called ico•erdee by pla
Jarnes.T.,Lpennid In the chair, andG'ett
Jenks and . B: T..Haatinea'Senretartei.
The followingpersonspresikeil their Cream'
tia4land were adinitied to seats in Convention
• • Cenieroil Jacksop, Raoumage, Pink
Clem field-Leonard,' CummingsSaVage.
Elk—Chapin, Weis; Gillis.
Erie--Thoiripson, thieevofes. • ,
Jefferson--.Teoks, Blood, Hastings.
'McKeen--Beekus, Benton, Pa',is . .
W . erren--Ja mei, Bull, Cierneots.. ,•
The. Conventik then.. proceeded
, t.o make
Tit names of Severalperson!
were presented. On the feurteenth ballet (the.
rest of the names being wilhdraWn)Willian .
Patton, of Etie,.. receii , ed.the iminitrous nomi
nation, ot. said ConventiOn.,' •
. . .
The fothiwinig tieohationsivite then presented
and,passed unanimously , -
... : 11eioNed, 'Thai cordially endorse the reso:
kiticing of s the Harrisburg Democriitic State Con.
verition, and re=adopt them as, the standard of
Risofv . ed;That in pursuance Of.the . call of the .
Chatrrnart." of the peinoCratic 'State Central
Cornniittee we recommend the standing corn"'
mittees of the several countiei of. this Congres;
sional ...District to call. mass meetings_otiihe.
17th of September. next to 'commemorate th e
anniversary of th;!adoptitori of the. C'Onstitntion
of the United Stites, and.tO renew our pledgetl
of allegiance to it. ' . • , ';:.
Reinived, Thit in William Pat ton, our norni-,
nee for Conirees, , we recognize the mop for the
times, and pledge Oureelvee , earnestly 'and' uni.
.tedly to use" all hionorable mean*. to' eOenre hik
Resolved; That the next Congteisional Con:
vention meet at Ridgeway on the third Widnes
day of August, 1884. '• •
Resolved,. lthat: the, proceedings of this Con . -
•• • . . • •
vention besignet! by the .;fficers, and that, all
C.oT,tt!ersa ii tive pap.r s in this Congressional
triet be requested , to put,lish the same.'., •
•r , ' • •J. T. LEONARD, PiesidSnt.
• • GEORGE JENKS, • t aeorer . att •
13. 1. trasTnics, ••
•• , PropheicyFulfllpid.' • -• .
4.1 F THESE • INFERNAL FANATICS ':ANZ1 ,, ..A.1 1 43:_;
TIfiNISTR Nntt. GIRT - , raINE . R . "INJTVIRM
said the great ,on ii;ifiernorable:ocniS1 4 !
WILL UVERRIDR,VIE CONSTITUTIONI ,
IST THE §Ur.RREIR COURT Ai'DesiJOor., CRANS/4
AND MARIOJAW!' TO . AyIT TgF.sisiulizO,', LAY VIO4
LENT HA* ON THOSE, !s , fso, DOTER WITH THEM
TRElt,9*plipllkOß QUESTION THEIR IN'
eALLIBILITT, „ktsiet.ty, Bisutisost
'7) I;i7 " •'' '
CootiTiT,Al9:l; WM! BLOOD,' , .
WHAT TO ~THE'
liWrnictritie'Statoi' . Central Committee,
in their cell for a State Conventinii, invited'
'call' patriptie citizens, without' reference to
former., party. combinations, Who agree
taining the Goseriireirik in the pio . i'ecution ot
the existing wer..against rebellion, bY
within the power - of 'a loyal. peopli, for' the'
purpose of requiring:the T.Thion as it wee', and
intairiing . Constitistion as Wis . ," to' . Onite'
with them ' on the 'simple and distinti,Witforrn
or ""The Union,
forcement of the Livve.'i,
'Ma' meeting. Of theConutiltteS,Whiln.ON
call wits' authorized, a',.livge •Atntier 'ot the'
most able and patriotic men in , the Shite
present.' The questions now.'dilttracting..the
country were freely diCussed, the citinClu-•
sion arrived at was embraced in the langtilige .
of The arisdortiliflhist)Sriguige elm+
To prosecute thiii War for Me,U;siiii.. 41: 1 1;•iin
,vhatever• may be neceassiy, to mike, any. etc
likes that„maybe demandea to ;*,, s i,o g iirsike•
Constis'etim;„os'it is, andp ruearb Me o:jion - ai
This Is ell the,plistfortn ^ liat is reqUired
—it is wl:lfit the: people desire ;' c. i . tis: t ot this
'that Men• lebec their homes and their
lives :upon, the.battle held. • Give, us back the
Union We , should, be content' with nothing
-short orthet. Whether it be 'wits shiVery or
withool'ilavely: That is not the considers....
tion. : •The „ irstorstion thetfnion , is Ora= •
mount_ to everyti;ing • s
• The. WarFigir.becii Prosecuted
tend a halt. • At its ClimMeneerient. and ' fSe
months afterwards,tha . :pisiides North re
gulled it . is cempers'tivelY . S;liglt affair.. It
wits thought the the South' had no'itinurees
comparison with our own, Sod:ill:lit a foimidi
hle„demonstratiou of our power Would wipe
out rebellion,. Such eimictstioni tsVe not been
realized. • the contrary, the Srinth hive.
shown resources of i'vvotinitertul chsrseter.— .
With their poif, Closed, and all fOreign cordrnis
nicstion cut oft tti . Sy t bive• raised and equipped ,
vesCirMies. Thele,,ssmrage and :generalship
on the 'field of battle liiivst commanded oar ad.
miration and•imperilied otp cause. Their iv_
, . .
gentiiiy and . their deterrnitistloo`havis been
eve'ry4mergeney. '• , '
.A a psopfi t 'thertltl 4 orth too; bay, Maditigreat •
'aairifieeisaeritlesi , of tetief-Of thousands - Of
Bees—lierifices . ofAiladtellialf of
motley,motley. And' mote-ati-demaaded;--itiore •it to
'de eessary mote will be ebeerhilly
•msdi.• •Ant yetto all' this Ilia South- hays':
greatly exceed ed .Their deterininatioti . is
as firm today, as .it Was at the commence
ment of the'rebelliori. What tbey ','Fatiee suf
fered aid endured,. has Wily startled to iiispire
them With courage fora still greater egoita, , aod
for meie stubborn 'realetande. • • ,
. • Riving' thtle Mot' the 'llauth iii . cotillion; -in
generaishiFi, in •otiteorrisnehip, in feillinrces,
are We not prepared to (atm a di ilerenf oPinion
of them as a I.people,' . than niany . of us :have
entertained heretofore( • ioying aside all pas
sion and reselittlihnt,.tnay not the enquiry he
safelyput—in what iesipect itrettlei not,
s o r•
equale7;7 - •.: ,- 1 : ‘:,
.-,. •••: •,-- ••,;t. • : . • - -
. But are tens' of thousands a(7.li Yes," and
- ri el
ers ar,..bltiod, and. millitinaar.m : Off, oply
iserieCes that Con be made tor tlie'U• lon? (lts
restoration is worth ' ten timeti,rnere I Min ii has
as yet cost.). . Would nOt ii •auteruf.dce, let oil
enquire, 0 a b(init and stru6dora,-projudier, ions,
engendered and entertained : between jits ',tvio
seetions, be of Mere ayeilT. Is not ren'sren lift
to us( ye - may iteevy . . the [nude! fitotes . " . ..with
millioni of our deadiand even then the
and the South would haye to "reason tiige;/iee. , e
Will not - the houe•at Madness ,cease and:
time lorr, Traitor, come' When: . We .shall be -reed('
.to sacrifice our prejudices, and to unequivocally .
assure the millions of Southern . Flek'pre that . oll •
wedesirt;, is the maintenance Of the to:institu
tion in the spirit in whleh (heir' fathers *nectar
'fathers made it, and `the ,restoititiOn of "the
fliiitin as it was under that tonstinitiaM ,• ` .. . l ''''
Upon 'ettelt' a plstforin'ao is enniirielaied:•in
the Call, every. lovet of his country, every
!Oyer of his • race, can safely plant.' . himself,
INTo 'iddition should'be made to in and nothiiiir
cell) , be taken from it. ~• We ask nothirii more;
NOT Two-of Toes! ALlKE...— r itill C 1 .60131 I.
notitce the caption or headings ale, ..opposition
rittioirs plaice over their State . tieket t .,:..We ha've
'hill a dozen Republican papers on
.ouC table be
l'O'it! Us. • • •We wiil.take thein up otialt ;a time,
and jot down the tcOrilaused by easkiao
log tut their ticket.. NO. 1 1)0)0011( „the .tic)tet
roil plitesov . er 4t the . captio n,p 4 Republican
Ticket." . .NO;.i ,, Unionßepotiljean State Tick-
No. 4 '4l l lle;iple's ..0
No 5 "Stailii l teket; il l % ; o• 2 9;‘,llniqiiStite Tick-
Diemocratt , • .
IsinotteEQuarantl.4tThe liberty of the de
seitiidtitiii(Of A frieteib thetlniied Statroftis in
Patittatan deacendant.,. 4 l'hOfilltary forma an
teiuliin'g' from itarnmai - Ml 4 lol:nible
necessity, to the genital )131`nitad
Stares. We did not originaoMhorlie . avecra - ,
40111R:do for: thieneeesaWyc:::e,,ttlkir4iboffro if ,
iftivere possible, copld:Oy,
violating, the ineoateetibio potters "tba,Staten
Ind, Of, s ubvertinilbeilmoic. , Aiitrbil li fat h
the'ralni of tbelljnion'wtiuld bettoritd,llitiner
or later, tee?litiiitiel - otbotb - rac'es ,m=4l v at y
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