M'Kean County Democrat. (Smethport, M'Kean County, Pa.) 1858-186?, August 29, 1863, Image 1

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(1563.) riebe;ilfeyeri,tuxuiy of Polite
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ts ;Item Sliiff OfßOonancers,•Poeti, Humorist's,
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caitiaing reading letter per wenk , cono.itute
lin unparalleled . • • . • • •
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..coNs E•it vATortli :OF • TIIE FATFAITAIN'ING
and its Novels, Miseslapeods Tales, •B • eant ies of
Verse', - Gossip, Feuillefons, Broadsides ot Hu,
!nor:, and polished Editorials, combine to epi
tomize iill•the:chiirms of .; . •• • . . •
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to'ber children, the, lover to'.his:si4met-heart,
flie.soblier- to his ' , comrades, and the village
'sehoot master to•the circle around the• stove.—
It' is fo'ilmAiglit of every man,'wuman
unitchild in our counity;and has regular Sub
scribers in several countries: in Europe, ,THE
New YOltli MGItelfRY is also identified with'the
eriindesi "patriotism of . the age, 'for.
inetnhors of its brilliant Staff hold high.raiik its
our noble army, end haie made'themselves!as
tainous'with_the SwOfil the 'Pen. 'The, ,
'gnat :illustrating artist of. TIIE 'New `Yonic
• Mnitaniy,•the• inimitable Darley, 'gives • the_
pipe, chic highest artributes of. Fine 'Art ; and
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Aildress all !Ptters arid remittancpa, pnlit paid .
itt; • CAULpWELL & WHITNEY,' •
Proprietor,, of Eke' Niw...York.o.4rco ry,
113 Fultbn street,. New. York City.
into saying;
HONolt. TO' -NEW YORk!7--HET ,. Governor * leas
neted . like a'snan'who itnotos token at time, for
pOrtiseenSleip is al amend.' Her gallant Seventh
is now inHarrisburg, and side by side with our'
brave Pennsylvanians, preparing,
.10 resist the
invader. This is;the true sPirkt of brOtherly .
'love.: But *hile•the eltyof . New. York ig -do
ing so touch' to SEt‘e our state, *hat is the city
of Philadelphia'doitig s ? - .. • • -• •
It is quite time the-administration' press did
justice to:Governor Seymour.; •If the Nevi , '
York. Times -and Tribune and the. Philadelphia '
Press were-to be . believed, 'Horatio .Seymour
and. those .who act with him have
been from the start in the interest of the 'slave'-
h'older's rebelltoiW, so they term, it. ' , When,
hOwever;'an actual invasion takes piece. these
same:pemocrats are found' in , the-. very front
ratlike of those who are delendlrg their state'
and nation.. The i4 • Copperhead" ,Governor
New Jersey is quite as'prompt to send' •ti-nripS
to'heat hiick - the enemy as:the most - ardent Re
publican in the-land, and-although. southern
Pennsylyini a is - tilled with bentocriit's who ab
hor (he abolition poltcy 'of .
the' - adminiattation.,
we have- notheard of one who heal :given aid
and cnrniort to the enemy. If there was the
slightest particle offritth in the • libels of the.
Pre.is end he New York. Tithes upon the - Deth•
erratic party, would.not :Pennsylv'ania to-day
1i- in a state of civil War and the _enemy .wel—
eniii-iltroin. their qua rte:rs? • '
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2 ,5
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• G,en';: t.es
Int; .I(rrt . .ll 14.0111101 y,
T. 'pH ! , stretehed
kt'f . tt c.roliFy of, t .kmoripan history.
It 1,.. 1 i n with Pritranee in'ii th.s , nate of
tirli . t.".. to a. seat 'in which body be
'-,1 , •rt...1 in 1817, at tbi ,earlY sire of thirty
! o wn: anti it i•l ns p s 'with his deat hrepse•.
-er.iiitive or his; niitive State in the Congress
A'/ ""Y
(fIN (J
a, th. Unieii. In the interval' Mi.. Ciittenden
twoht cil6 oast ,
,tilt, to 1.4.itt0 , "
I wf..e filled the. office of attorney:general of, the
United States, first under president Harrison,
Liam! again . under .Pfesident Filmor . e, was .. , once
('governor, of.• Kentucky, and Wes five times
a aenarnr . ,of -are- Onion: . Throughout the .
.grestei • portiOn,of hiS long public .s . tn . vice he
was a Onnspicnoirs leader of, the Whig party, a
friend •of Henry'Clay
.atl:an unwavering op
ponent of
. Demoeratic •piinciples. A Demo-,
erotic mhjority'in the Sennte,..indeed refused in
-18'2.8 to congrin him as a .judge Of the Supreme
Coint,..to.Which high'siht ton be had been called
liy the seccindpresident Adams. As an orator
and a partizan 'he was const itinienally : fiery
and inmetinius; ; hut despite' the ,energy of his
~temperarnent hiS.name will liVe•- • in the political
annals of 'Amanita-as that of a'stiatesma'n who
resPecterrell—constituted rich's and . .abhorred
thevehernent injusticeof iithreines: His: seri:
atonal life began with an indignant . protest
igh,inst those sedition laws of .17US: 'which have
,been made the- pretera in our 'own .days ,for
-measures thraljj•• inconsistent - with the libel:ties
Of the 'American citizen; and it, ended with an
. impassioned but unhappily an trn.hyailing effort
td-stay, the'tide of sectional passion: arid 'rail,
ice!' reckleSsness which . has 'swept over the .
SanCtities . of the Constitution and the . hopes of
the nation. ' Cong before the fanatics of Arey. ,
. England had . gatira i red, the. evil courage to out
rage the compact, ot
,AMerican Union in. the'
abused.name ' of universal 'philanthropy, .Mr.
,Crittenden representing a. slave . state,:endeav:
ored to' s cure ~to thei skive
rmitive all the'
i i
guarantee of justice Which.reason. Could ask'
or law .en rce. And his course oh' the' exci;-
tine ques inns connected With the admission of
Kansas,. While it earned•for him the: impartial
execrations of •all .who either desired Ur were
jiidiffererit to the ruin of the nation,, Will co'm-.
mend hitt) to all:eamin7 time:as olio who, never
-lost the:high Courage of cOnepromise•wifen, All
the' winds of faction andof fork, were unloosed
to threirien civil war. ' That courage did- not.
abandon him when the tlfreati'of .1856 became
the' terriblerealit:es . of 1861.. -on,the eventful
night which closed the'last senatorial session,
of the Thihy.;.si . .ith Congress'Ot,: th'e'.-United
'States the Republican 'senators fo• the flambe!'
Of -twenty: five.finally rejected-the last hope of
:Uni s on with peace for, America, in the resoln
tion which history will preserve for the shaMe
of the present 'and the instruction Of future
timeS,as the “chttentlen proposition.','
.The •feats . :arathe . ' SPrI:iCP 0f ... 16e author
pleaded not less earnestly, than • his elotincMce
for their adolition. Petitioni. from a qtiatter of
a tnilliorr of. Atherican citizens, memorials '
trOrri he. legislattires of . .. American Stateii, com birr Lions -..
;property holders represent . ..llg the
greatest .. and „material interests, 'urged .. theM
Coner'ess. In the • 'closing
' e . senator from Ohio declared. in• his
hat 9hefore . the senators. from the State
lII' i sippi left the Senitte, he - heard Coe of
" Jl a~-amtsto he r of t
S nth'. riint. , leracv,.rarios'e tio..a . reept tlir
00 to maintain , he Unino,ir
.prono..ittOn the wall, 'it ought t”
rec..) ve Woo 'ho:R , potilivon side of 'rite Sinai,
chalro'o,r;" Thig - I , .roarVol;lo,rl..elorittron true
itoihr.ed whO
his firtn. heiiet 'that 'thr , 'Critten - den
inorm.:it;on wool , ' vp
.ca veil' nil the' •Slefes
I , lll'Sotinh rarnl , On. •
. . .
tkt . l•wa, vain..` m
Pa'rty adncsn, SPC•
1,0111 n hlt due”, which may well
triumphed river the pitt
rint.httit 'rif.'P•lrceat rrbplr, and nullified the'6l- .
inttn - of pun who was fitly enritled . the . ”patri-.
ai,eli, of tm.Srunte.. - • " • •
. Thrntigh ailthe trials 'anti troubles' which
heye - since oveitilkenns, Mr. Crittenden hoping
;I•guiest.hcp, unconotrerable :inthe (.!qnstitution
anti, loyal in devotion to the Union, had bat
tlethincensinglY forlhose principleicwhich are
the life of, and which alone can make the.other
possible. Worn Out with ',noble strife, 'and
falling• With his herriiss : on, the penee.he had'
-veinly inhered to bring beck to tis ell has come
at hist to him. Out.of the shadow, of present
.The Demeeracy and the Iniasiou,
Philadelphia l!res*
'nl .stnirsynen wh!
, t9 , 10r14 dad
:n1 Their 'enifttrv.
;r , , , .01 III„ i~•~iuhlir,
siviquipbßl‘,:mo44 . N COUNTY,
..P syORDAy;:;AtIOST,i,p,..-001,
wrath.ond. thC 'cloud pi the'vriath to conic he
has Passed.avvo . y . -. • • • - •
an air of gicir.y, •
NV,hose.light.doth trample on our ilaya."
Fro our listet. cities 'in the :West, and to -all
the pee* on the '.'littriks - of the Mi4sisSinpi.and
its tributa'ri'es, we. say; ityliaternel )cindneSsL—
,ynd 'to' our national 'enernies' i .at 'home and
atirolid; we Elak4 in ste'rnoit idefiOn.ce--or MANY,
:WE Vi.iii oNs!--ilt(AIO Commercial Advertiser.•
. upOut, thjs sentiment which
touches the tight choith• ThetioadrOpidli.op•
proaches Which to test our dispositions and .
capacitieS as' a'people—our disposition to live
together i itt bonds of: 'Unity and . interest--our
captivity to. preserve, not merely•the . totegrity
of Our sot!', but tbe purity of outlaws and in
stitittiOns inviolate. . • '
. .
. .
• •There are foreshadowings of, evil as well as
good horizon Vhen .
the South has been compelled, to abandon this'
'uneelual•ciitest; and' the authority 'of :oar g,ov—
einment is fairly restored .aver all ptirts of the .
country, there will be'iit' least two;.corillicting
.elemeuti, one of which not talft . cie act
with , gfeaternal.'kindness.", - 'These two elc;
mentsWilf struggle foe political 'ascendency,
and-upon the issue - of the •stitiggle
. our ftiture
career as -a•grcat, united and prosperoua'peoplo
will 'depend.' : One•of,:these s elements.will he
satisfied With..nothing short, Of viiaking thfr,ne•
gro, .popyl4ll,Oii ihe• phqticofly equal
with'the • White •poptilation . . boih - .Pforth
.and .
South. This element is headed by Salmon:P.
Chase, and exerts.a vast dearee-or influence in
moulding- find•direeting, the for tuneS•of .the Ware
is, rettponstbld for'the Olhys and disasters of
the chntest, and npenlyglriries in- the fact that
t v led to Ihe.fi'rtheranoe of the .
": reenititiOrs' intended.
...1 - ct 'Wirer 'dement .is' anxinps to'make n's re
•thy upon' the basis , or :common
t•.•: itrtore,t;.. 'lt is eminently call ,
harnaii , .; Ilbe,al and paitintte,lt is
by . lov.. ol rountry and an ear-•
tli ger." . ll - 10 nMinn . sustain its char:-
a rter a fr..e . ,.happy•and jincrernil DerrtoCracy.•
This elrtrittut . .men parties,
we ;to say it is formally.rep= .
re ,, ented iii theort4tinizat inn •of lhe Democratic
When tlie piaetical issues brpiight to the .
suilaCe by thc.collisibn orthese . dntagouisms,
ore surnmett up, they will be loba;,S•to beabtiut
as.follows: •
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Have the peopleOr The States any 'political
!Wits { h iring war'
1$ the Constitution obi kratriry dprimi• war?
Shall free di cussioii he allowid:in this coo
Shall this riegroesbe•lreed.nnil . have the full
political franchise of the whites? '
The Chase element will takeihemegative of
.the first three interrodatorie's and the affirrna 7
ti've of the last. The Democratic element Will
atilt nr . .the rights brought•in •questien• by. the
first :three - inquiries;_ and' will sternly. appose
the" revolution involved' in the. Fast..
these Proposltiorrs the real battles of this epun
try.are mite fought. If is'it e
tested—which, we' do. not 'coritettiplateHorir
system of governthent he •changed. :We
will have '¢ republic in' term snit name.fer
Lew years, bilfthe spirit: of republican instifu•
.ions will be tr ampled under (trot. • If the De:
mocraey .succeed--as we, hope 'and .believe-,
the fothidatfou will lie laid. for's stable, cirn—
stitm,ional and endirring system, alikegertiat.to
the.people and that Stales, and strong 'enough
for all practical purposes without. tMing oppres ,
sive. . Let tisrptit surselveg ire prm•Mr trim,' tp
fight this gond light, so that our children will
have n /ice ,izolynirrirrit; to •liye under and nor'
!tr) imperialism. like Austria or rrance.-LiCtee.-
Lind Plc:bawler. . •
The . Nominee for Governor—lion. C. L
•„ •
Vallandialinm. • • • ."
(From The Cincinnati.}:Jignirer..]
. . •
.•' There is probably-not 'an intelligent ,:man - in
the State, 'who has noticed' the' demonstr'ation's
of the last few .Weeks in the county Meeting's
:arid in the primaty , isiemblagei of the 'Demd—
crpcy, who was not 'prepared to hear that • the'
Vallandigham was ... norninatMl for
Governor by acclamation by'the - Convention •01 .
Thtiriday..: - Such a nomination for, that office
Is.an extraordinary xt thing in,the political history
'of Ohio, Never . befordinur . recollection has'
a similar event happened. It was emphatically.
a nomination made by the masses' of the •peo.
pie. They derived . no inspiration ...front the'
politicians',who generally: influence sucb..Mat
ters. hoWever,.. - as - POwerlesa. to
prevent;it as they.'would .he to .sail tip 'the
cataract of the•Niaragain a bark' canoe- •
• • The pressure from : .thethial , disriets was
lit rally overwhelming and tremendous: Eve- _
ry county of the .eighty.seVen in• the State,' as
its 'name was' called,.•responded Xullandigtram
amid loud ,cheers; With..less.•than u • half dozeit'
exceptionsi. and 'they subsequently changed
their Votes, anti maile ittinanimotts on the re,
cord,.. In this 'striking and. signal; manner • did
the Democracy .of . Ohio: vindieate• the. great
principles of indiv Huai '• liberty .and. political
rights,Whichbed.. been cloven down 'in his
*person; . The -courage,: the- eloquenee;.. the
ability,•and:the bOldnese of .the„ distinguished
nOrninee, are' respected end redognixed.ly hie
most bitter Republican *opponents... ,•His friends
go 'rather, and 'hear. testimony to hfs patriot
iimt -and ardent devotion to the 'eaus . e of 'civil
'1 betty.. • ••
' POsifive in.hie vices nd unflinching in their
M. - treteutelii•e, Vallantlitthath never .quails
before opposition, hat always rises higher ern . '
sirniietrpni hearing in his. late Court,
Martial, and transfer to the enemy's line was
so intrepid-and heroic. as. to. extort airmiration
froin'his bitterest enemies. • . . • •
'Nn Imo has been more unjustly maligned and
misrepresented by the, Reptiblican.tiewspaper
press.of the 'count ry,.atCrespects his :charaCter
and sentiments, than Mr: Vallithdighurn• This.
arose from' the fact that tbev' fenred. his splen.
du! talents ;and notent..intlitence--for : ,in that
'respect .he has' no superior: in' Public
it. Was imPortant 'he should be broken': town.
'The same policy has' been pursued with all our
eminent Pemeeretle. statesmen. ' . : _
•,'f he gr e at . end and object
'ham's career havinien *to, -. .nriserv.e "the
pi' these States, es ii 'exists 'under the Constitn.:
tion., ;Nobody who,is:honeat and is,conversant,
with. has record carideny this assertion. There
is.no one who will do more thin : he to. reunite,
our shatterecl:Copietleriev
Ke•is,now,..ega'instfhis , t.itill, in .the territory'
of.the'COntederateei-hitt.with the . thstinet.. on
derstanding. that he is a.•loyal 4cijbe
Goverpaeprof the United States, and the state
Of Ohio, and that man under' no . eircunititanee
will' be . untrue,
_to tint, allegiianee.: • He ,
Urea triedias-irithAire; and has' emergdd - '.lrone'
unscathed'... ; •
The , 4epoblioarigiO, the Way of -PpaOe,.
The Republican Partylg for • fit he old UOien"
Without eonditions, .rnotlifiCationi_or compro
mises; and effect its reatorntion;it.is tor the.
prosecution of.the•werlintil every. traitor' in the
land, North end Sonth;lit brought into complete .
SUbjeCtion to the laWful Govertitredt - (Taipei
which. they ,haVe batty - Journal,'
The Jegrnat.lins-a tight . to declate its :own•
views,-atitl had it,said it is "for the old : Onion,.
without conditions, modifications Or'cortitirri- .
tnises,"..we sheet(' have accorded-to it sincerity
at least in the declarations - of its own eon Vic .,
tidos... 'But -when
.it-clairris that Oda the
pOsifion ofOtt Republican party," .We'faite
Niue with it, • Wearequiteaware that, tinder
the tright of the first. Bull Rod:- disaster, • 'the
declaration was extorted -from Congreas (a-few-.
Republicans voting.. in the negative) that the
War:was:prosOrtited simply for 'the •resiorat fon
of the Union.. But the Joitr;ll.. ktioves-:every:
body knows‘;-that declaration has been-falsified
the.-policy . of, the Administration •gince.
The'Reptiblican'.party; as ry,wholer would:PO
at thii'moment atecepupeece on the.basis Of the
simnie restoration of the old Union::--leaving to
-the States and the : Federal Government, respec
:tively, the p tecise'distribution Of riowerestab.
lished by. the Conatitittion..-pcitee ou such a
hasisa - siropl:e abandonment-'of. the rebellion'
and a restoration of. t he•grtate 'Jae ante Aelluat:
would ledve . to the Stales,
.respectively, the
question of the existerce -of Slavery within
their respect lye . Inn its. .The -seceded - States .
wcitild.he at liberty abolish 'or. continue , slay
ttry in their - discretion; editery regardless . 0
President LiNcobsi's Proclamation. TheY,would
have:precisely the same control ofthe :subject
of slavery withirs their respective boundarieg,.l
which they had prior to the rebellio n. '.ln other
words,- the whole .country Would : again., repose
under the protection of the
We repeat, - the RepubliCan party', aa'a whole
not willing to accept • peace 'on these terms.
not enough for them that: the rebels lay
down their arnis and return tdtheir allegiance
to the Conatitntion and the Union. -. They insist
upon the abolition of Slavery, as a condition. of
peace., They persist in 'consummating, the.luir.,
pose-for which they:incited- witr—the
lion Of negro slayery.—Simple . sobniaston an
der the'Constitation is not :all - they demand.
They 'require a .submiesion beyond' the iequire
menti of the denstitntion—O surrtiltiler,Of rights
secured by that; iris - Iron : ent. • A.' denial, of those
rights caused the: War—a con.ti oiled refUsel to
conce.detheM stands in, tbe...,vay of
The Journal, may deny I..nis, -for itself-=other
Republican's may deny that -they .hold'. such a
positiOn 7 -bet it cannot be truthfully-denied
that the Republican Party; asa whole, • standa
on the plattorm.aboVe .described. -A .proptiai- •
sign this day by President. LuScOLN :to make
peeve:on a simple restoration' . of'the Union—
with outtiny proyiSion for the abolition of glee,
ery jo'the seceded States. would ittitantly -array
onajorit p the Republican, party- in intense
hostility to hirn,fle.dare tint make such-'a pro-
Nisi+ ion, fair and' square, in gOnd plain
He perfectly; well knoWs that - the whulertuliCal.
portion of his party would. at . .once, abandon
. . .
• Not long ago the N. Y.- Truitt-Nu venttired
'to hint at the possihfiltY,OCpcace . wilhOut
ing the abnlitihn of slayery. Instantly it was•in
hitt water.. The whole :radical .crew' pounced
upon•tt andlt.wrs obliged to ipike.that . gun.
Within days• the,Republican candidate
for Gotritrnor of Ohio bus said: •
~• • •
I for. one spurn the Crittenden reSohitiat.
and Ido it for the reason that•the first gun fir-.
ed opou Sumpter relieved as from that •tbuildom•
ofsl•.cery; 'and I never 'ilektre to see. peace res
toted - With the practical.power otthe instution
reinstated. • • . •..'
to-say—Mr. ...Toms 13trourui is opposed
to peace, unless slavery he first,
,Ohnlished 0001
all. th 9 Re.p . uhlicans• of. Ohio applaUd the:
. .
•There are three governor Sat the helm in the
three middle States of
,the Union;:who• exhibit:
plain).o)o characteristics of the great politi
cal parties of the country. -ftlneiit them is. a
tontriot,'? plesides.ovev - the
tlestiniei. of 'our unfortunate State ofPetinsyl,
ytinia;' the tither two itte.called."coppethetOsi'
and “traitore," and are this executive olieers
of. titir •neighbors, New k and New. .Jetsey.
Now there, is nci.inOre:ileerily eegitiyon •moral
trutli than the. one•teaching• us that yogiteity_
will ultimately be laid low and virtue will tri
umph, anil at no time has it beenmicite plainly
shown than in this last week's hiOory of our
State.. •
• •
pennsylvania's 'governor bus had at his corn
!nand unlimited power, he was elected' by •a
high wave of, popularity., and
: trent into office,
certainly with the .well wishes 'of nil.' Had
comrrion: sense directed his -Movements, he
might have yielded up. his trust to Governor-
Woodward, next January; equally-.steemesl
and applauded.' 13ut common sense_ did not di
rect him. His coutsefinsbeen erratic, foolish.
De..haspermitted 'she libertieS of his State: to
be. taken away by piecemeal. He has allowed
the federal government•to usurp his authority.
11. has submitted to the grossest indignities;
under a specious garb of hypocriti•
cal patriotism. 'But twit things; during all his
term of office has hp.ilorie tviiich deserve ari
intense. Ile quarrelled. with Simon. Dam•
crop, and has pieSentell flags to soldiers..
to- Wednesday. ; the Tune instant, he
however R ' c ' onsidpred respekable sort of a
Governor; but now (ea' even of . his 'own •party
.eriv.yhirri.. .. •
"five'weeks ago,it Was diseovered that the
enemy • intended invading Pennsylvania. The
Governor traveled post haste to *Wrshingten:
He.saw.the - President snit SOretaryi of:War.
They consalted: • Day after, day they-scribbled
letters and 'examined . map's. •Tbn .PreSident
told stories, the SeOretary put in the oaths, and
the Giwernor added the laugh. 'They consulted.
ry week, and came to a- wise: conclusion—Abe
vile rebels must be.ilriven out. The governor
came back. i• 'Then carrie•a.proClamation.truin
. .r ,
- )0,
I he' President,. and 'one. ti orn the' governor, nivl
d one Clain the . Secretary. Telegraphic wires
were monopolized eq . speCial trains rune'
.valuable.military 'affienr,-General Couch (pro—
flounced COw),a rrived. at
. llarristiure, and ive
iy, one thou . glit. that the'rehels. Woultt . surely be
driven out.; .. • • -
. . .
But time. Wore bh.• - Paper and electriettyarid
steam . and red tape were.inereased tenfold, and
.three or tour.days'more 'saw a Stair appointed.
'""The rebels must he driven oUt - ,"says.thetay. ,
eroor. , '.T. II so, .ec nes Cow. co rse
they Mast,"_ says the adjutant-general. •11 , 10 . n 7 .
day; June'.lsth;aiiinu.' Peticial Milroy, who,
in n letter to some . ""loyal"-gat ber)rig, "said. hi.
-first intrind'ed to defeat the rebels end next the
copperheads, ;lin away , from. Ilarper'S Ferry.
• I)ls:wagon train carte tearing.tkrough .Cham—
bersburg. • :His troops were seatteied. §couts
aniltelegrame told the . sad'stoi'y •tri the Goys rri;
came a terrible a!iitd of affairs..-.
fi ! r. rUehe.dto Caw. 'Cow was eirvaltmed in red:
ape.' ! Oh, :Lord, 'we',r • e' lost," said .the. fright•
eteil'•grivernor..• ' Very •
.likely," :said.' Cow;
.4!when evening *tomes and. it gets a little' cool—
er, go out and' see. " tvey, :iusbed 'the
governor,; andontil midnight he Pro Claimed and.
'telegraphed. .Tuesday came, and r.iories-Wak,
ed thick; so. did procliimationi:: Telegrams
were. sent all over the . Country', ...:"Send me.
troops," giisrki the ;goveriter„; Irst,
eeveral pounds' ofilealr' tram'fright. :He .
. talri 7 ,
graphed:l wartiyer.and . councilmen—.to contrac: ,,
tore and lattguers , -; to :.Collisctois 'and, paritrOas•
ters . --:4O; home 'guards-41mi no doubt Would
. .
haVe continued telegraphing:them .
to this day
• had at t atrangelanggeitted his brother govern:.
ors of NSW • York end New JerEie.y. .ft was.
hard draughtte . sivallOW; he searcely
:force.hireself to.it; io• dotatn.upon his knees .
in atinplication to two virtuous men• whom
had maligned and i eviied Was slinost,too - much,
en he hesitated and telegraphed to the . ' general .
government.adjutant-general- told
. him
he had sedt.Mr. Lincoln 200,3315 and'
gurelY Mr. Lin relit could 'ipare him: ti regiinent.
"Look out for : riatself," ie Linroln's.plthy an-,
ttwer,,and in 'despair:the Prrineylvaida
ist" . tords to New York and New:Jetßey otreit:.
'ors.?.' What a' fnagnamtnOtts, answer. he r
ceives.,l:hey rish - to his' aid..
'state•taiiivatled;",they,say; <tlet uo help. . her.'!
And they tlo help her.. • .. • • •'
It needs but little learning to haw .a mural
from ',his past Week'd . history. ' When. the
thiti . t,ralled the general government socks our
life-blood from us l ,-when it takes our. men for .
slaughter—our,.money. for taxes.—our repute
tien lo.rover . itsdeformity—it might et•.lealit
profeet, Is:, When it' refuses. to do :this,. •and
,the.cowering; frightened goVetnor has to . ask
those Whom be hes •sparneil •ilespieed
help himand they do it—we, at least,. can
.say that •in . .l his awful hour thet e is tnote. gen-.
dine republicanism; - mere of that.ipirit orwhich
a : nation 'should he proed- , -in the stetes.of New
York and' ew JUrsey, than exists the en=
tire federal government bloated, and pampered
and. pharisaical as it is. Of the three go . yern 7
nis of these proud old' rprotrtonweelths;*gilte us
Horatio Seymour and Joel' Pinker. Any one.
'who' wantA.hhiri may; have Andrew G. Curtin,
Seward on :Free Speech
. . .
We can show in no more efreettial.manne !the
•ginring: inconsistency of thetippOtition. on the
subject oilie s t, speech,, than' by quoting froth the
sjieechistinil letters' of . their' accepted . , leaders
ci:lug:the campaigns which led . to the election;
'of Mr. Lincoln. '''.one of - the'• most prinitinent
advocates for freedom itii'to the year 1 . 801, in
the, whole country was William H. Seward,.
now Secrnim yol State.' 'lt did not. t Ice 'inifir
,for.this oflicer, after hiS •admisstori- into the
C'ff hinent ;, to abandon alf.bin oh convictions - on
the subject ni free, speecti",..and he ,novi. enjoys
. the unenviable fame of being the originater;:et.
theshatneless spitoin of arbitrniy arrests which
trie two years has disgraced.the nation.; - Whitt
Mi. Seward thought in, it36o . may 'be seen
the' following extract from his speech at St.
Paul Minnesota: - . • . • . •
”Silence onrnattess'Ot State, the absence of
-freedom of speech end freedom; of . the :press=
what kind of freedom is that? Is there a man
in...Minnesota..who. Would-for one' day , consent
to live In it, if he were.dePrh;ed of the.right to
• hOrreh lor.Lineoln and Hamlin,- Or huriah fat'
Douglas,,to hurrah foe freedom,-or. hurrah
for sleveri, just as .he: • liked? I
,think that
these two, hundred and eighty . thousand people
Who inhuhif.here; would, he seen' moving'right
,our East end West,. into British Nert.h . Amen
-ca, or into"-Kamschatka,.or anywhere on the
e,utit to.get . mit of this luxurient and benutilul
yalley,, if any poivi , r; human' or. divine, etould
riOnOunce to Thein that. - henceforth 'they.. spoke
and voted their real ieritinients resl .
choice of golir peril or , isopri:4on ior rirath.-:-.
NoW, fel Insli c it izenidon.need Only look around
throtigli sub e Muss of American citizens -as .
I see beforeme, and yotimay gn aver ,41.1 the
'free states of• the.l.liiion; and you will find ',them
every day oft 110. Week ebinewhere.gethered to
'gether, expressing their -opinions and preparing
to. declare their Will jast exactly'as you - are . do 4
inc Hoes this happen to he so.. la it mere.
chance? Is it, indeed,-n man's • work;' or
vice, or contrivance; that
. in• this-land,' on this
side of the great Lakes, on this side of the. At
[antic rreeari,.On this' side of the' Pacific Ocean,
men'maYSll meet -or stay' apaittnaU 4//.rpeOß
deink, art,
,pr;'nt, writeond Vote, JUST EXACTLY.
Manifestly. it is not of man's'device, or contri
eance,..tmt it i.s.tte work of. a .supeiior powe
. .
----"ShopOs our • •
Rough hew.' hem
foi - Each SubfbistrlCt,.
..; ' 10Tit DI Silt( CT, '
117 ATERFO E Go.; ..19g.15,'63.'
.•• Tim followi;:g is :t list of the
411b s distriets. and - stateinent of tiotnlier of
men to. be drafted from cacti, ineliidia!
qtioea required by the govornmkat; and.:so
peP•cent.in addition . .-. •
.• 'ERIE . CdtiNTY.' •:
• 1 Erie 'eity, east ward, l2O
2 ' • *. west 152
iz 11,lleree1; township 107
k>pijngfiphl °An& Cninitfn
Elhimeey and and 4:-
7.. W,rtAington
•r n l liriinbnio
• 8. Wittortbrd .111eKtIni sp.] . Summit, .•
. tps. purl-Toro's of Whteiforii pr .
. 1
9 ;.,'G m1 , 11 . 1..41 Flarborcreek tp9...
19 . Gyeeilliplcl:n9(4 .. .l4o.thEtist.,tpe,.,
iintl . NqrtliEnst.. : Boro
:11 lrennngo Autity and:
r:g• • * •
12 - COacoril Unkin rid • Wayrie tps.
and 13oro's of Corry and Union 2
1:3 Sprinaereek'iiiiil Columbus tps..
as I . Born of (,Toloinhys.'
1.1. - Soul west, E . I)eers.' • •
field • ' • • ' •
15 Limestone inid Pleasant-,tps.
• • Boro of l'idioute• •
. 10 Sheffield Ilifead,•itil Chlerry
• °rove tps. • •
17. Elk and Uorydond,psi.. ,
18 I,estriiiiiigtoa and Pine CrOve tris.
19 Sugar Orove
'2O lenlvhca, arid
\l'arren,l3oro tjt« ,
.22 ; Connewang,o.tps. 4
,23 Brokenhlraw (p. and Bort) of
I'onngsville • • 2
, . •
• 21• Boil - ) • • -. 3
llatirtt.townsbip •
'21.1 13pavc.r • . " • 2
:a7 .13ell . -• ' • .1
28..'Clovnr-,' • ", • .2
21) lildrol " • • 1
• '::10 Clnskill" • -.1
:11 1-lendeFson ..1
32 .Knox ; " i!
33 Oliver •." , ' • , 2
34 Pine CreOt " •
35 Rose 1
80 Snyder "'
• 37:' Union . • • 1
33 Warsaw " , • 2
3f).Wita:+low - " . , '
40 Washington " - ' 3
.41 PunNfiuttiwnpy 13oro i
42 Yunng toivriship • • •.2
43 Polk. • • " • : .
44 11eatli. • "
45 Corsica Bore • .
40 Perry township
47 Porter " -I
48. *lting,old 2
40 IdeCalinoni " • • 1
50 -13evearia, township • ' • 2
51 .
52 80g5: . ..: ." • • 1
53: Bradford " •• •" • 3
154 Brady " • • :3
55. Burnside " " • 3.
50 Cbest" 21
•57 • 'Clearfield Bo . rn' - • 2'
•58 , Covintoti township • • 2
59 Ca r w
60 • Decatur. township. ' •21
01 Ferf:uson " 1
93 Girard • " • .11
(14 Goshen
65 Craliain" . , 21
643 Ilu4tun " , •• 15
67 Jordon , .15
68 Ka rthe us. : "- . • 10
70 'Lnwrnr i en, • • „ . • 30
71 • Liiinher, • ,
72 Morris " ' .‘ 28
73 New Wiishington toWitihip
7.4 , Penn ." . • {
COUNiIII7, ' •
township •••• • ••• • :21
tipriu~crr k," • - • . • 1.
fit! tto.ll!ghlttritl
Fos "
St Zsliiry'.l.lorti: Butizin ,, vr •'
totdnsltil>- • 42
Juy i4 . 1.1 . 1kni...t • Ow
pilsott, 0 royt) Atitl IVliart9ir is: '29
1 . 01 ; tiltjtv Sh 4)1;0;nnfl Ltiplber
, • • .74•
nilil' 88 Forest County',
MeK EA N couNtr.. . •
.Keatin g lp find 13orol3fSinit1/-„ . • .
. •
9U (Jees totvn,hip -
91' !` ,
. 9'3 '. Lifiurty ' • . '
OA .N h
or‘vic • ‘' • .
01 .
11,1 red • "
03, Otto " , • •
911 Sorteenni ' " •
07 13rntlford. '‘
.pa Corydon• ."
99 liarttyett.te •"
00' linrnljn , " • • ,
01 - and riffe . tmore town
E6e ob.ierver
RiPonx.—:Gen;'M'qlellran has
not only transmitted his reporfto the War De—
p.' rtment, bat'lso socednipanied .
ge'ut rvq.lest that, if.the :Department declined.
the trouble and ext;ence" fits ptifofie . atio . u; he
should he . allowed. to riuldish . it himself . a
own cost:.' 'Whether, the , adinfnistratio.n will
grant hi'm 'even'this :priAtiledga is - very t i ne 4'
rind 11Icntt
Woo , kvtild ,