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STANDING COMMITTEE. MEET
• . ING.- _ •
The Standing Committee of - the Demo-.
bratie•Harrison Fatty of Cumberland couit ,
ty, met agreeably tio'notiee di'Macfarlane's
.Hotel, in Carlisle,; on Saturday the 30th
of , January,. .. •
balled . to the Chair,' and Thos. D. Uric., of
• • North • Middleton appointed Secretary:
.The object of the. meeting
, having been
stated, it was, on motion •
:Resolved, That_ the, beMocratic Whig
citizens •of the different Boroughs and
Townshipsin the county be requested to
Meet on Saturday the 13 h of February,
. inst.,--"at their• usual places _of election, at
1 o'clock, A. M.,' to elect tw6persons
asdelegates, who will,assenibie in County
Convention on the Tuesday following, at
q 12 M., for • the pirrpose of choosing 'suita
ble persons-to represent this county in the.
State Convention, to be
-held at HarriOtuit•
on the 10th of March next; to nominate - a
• candidate - fqr Governor. • :
• JOHN M. MARTIN, Chairman.
'Putts: D. URIi, Secretary: - • •
.. The .attention of our readersii , directed
to *the Borough Ordinance published mfour
• spcond-page a -revision of the seve
ral ordinances - relatiVe - to nuisMic ias - Se'd
from. time to time, and now compriseii all
the . Borough Law on - this subject:-
litZrWe have occupied a lerger portion
,of our Piper to-day than. -we 'Wished ) in
relferenee-t6 party:disputes; but we thought
—it-necessary,-in order-to -Prevent-any-nis ,
construction a!! to the course of, the l eraid.
We. are now done with _this subject, and
lope we shall not•he under the necessityo
recurring to it. again
Pennsylvaia - Legislahire.—No- husi'
pess_crtouch importance was transacted'
eitherbranch during the pasCweek.
\\'e : hope our friends will not ne
glect, the. meeting at Macfarlane's on Fri
day evening: The Standing Committee
have directed that the' delegates shall be
elected in'the -several bovoUghs and town
ships on Saturday,• who are to meet in
.Tuesday -next, and
--nominate -Imo,-persons to represent this
.county in the State Convention' at Harris
burg, on the 10th of March.
HIGH HANDED OUTRAGE.
Governor Porter recently violated the
' spirit and meaning of.our constitution in a
- - mariffer which : of - itself - alCnc — sliou ld - lose
-- , :lxim,the...xespeet_.of every iiigh_minded and
'reasonable man Sven of his
,own - party:--. 1
Honer & Cantine formerly _ the . editors of
an ephemeral paper called the' Magician
and which supported Mr. Van Buren dur
ing the lett political campaign, were indict-
ed for a.libel, and a true bill.found by the
Grand Jury of - A.dairis County 'Wt. the
JonUary QUarter'Sessions.. The libel was
of , the, most aggravated nature, charging a
large portion of the citizens-of Gettysburg,
with blasphemy - , inacklira3;ers, and mock
praises of God. Any person who-would g
• remlithe_in..: u.ona_article_and_esteernsilie_
chairicter of a respectable citizen — as• he
authors richly deserving the . most severe
punishment of the law, fine and imprison
When the 111111 came on and the defen
d-ants wen:Mira upon fora prea, titei put
•Jih their pardon l n j Governor Porter, under
/ the broad seal of the State. As this was
conclusive in law, they were disszharged
. and the natter is thus concluded.. j s rhis as
nifost of our iea - ders are. doubtless aware is
altogether unprecedented` in the history o
'Pennsylvania, no former crovernor having
dared-in - -this-Way- to- screen-anoffender
from justice. What ! pardon a man before .
- he is tried - anal-convic teiF ? Yes, not ~ttly
• *ere . they .pardonedfor this, but for any
. Other-libel comMitted against' these ' . same
- • . personi, as appeared the document
. . .
'The .pardoning power ,wa:s.given the
410ernor' by the penple to . be 'sparingly
exerciSed,:aittrthat only where there, ie a
• utile Of greet lthrdshiP,• when after-contie.
On it was discOterbtl that mitigating cir
.curnitances. existed.: But none of our
readers i'viield . ,ever'su npose for-a .monient
that the rrariterti of (met:0114414414 04taa n .
plated that a exultant should be pardoned
bifore lie was Cried. - Suptiosing then that
polities had nothing to - do with this matter,
e 4.00 one Would dread the effect - of the
~ e ;ereitio.of such .a-ToWer. • B ti v.ntlien we
reflect that this paper stypciited ( iove nor
Por't'er; and' ii)getliiit;: with him supported
Van' Buren, and Was in'fact print6A:'at
the :offted of, the especial, organ of the.,siaie,
executive=` when we know that,tho;defen-'
dints were of the same politics as the Go
erno . r, and the prosecutors of different
and when we see - mich dang - eros .powe
stretched to screen ihis political friend
after comm itting such a crime; we ma
well exclaim " God save n the Common
Hereafter the character of no man can b.
safe from the attackii of villiiinous newspa
pars if lie differs in politics froni the pov
' The defendants. now have full.•permis
sion to go on and,rob their fellow citizen
of what theLValue : more than property
their charactels, confident .that if they se
lect individuals from the proper political
party the Powers that be will never permit
them to suffer for what they haye done in
their service. • • • •
—ln-this ase not_one_man_but_several,the
larger, part of. the voters of the Borough
were with 'crimes which
. if the
charge weretrue,.should , eiclude them from'
all decent society, and sfter they appeal to
the laws for protectioo; find that these men
must go unwhipt of justice because they
were innocent Ir,no the Goyernor himself
. bythe pardowproclaims. them guilty. (there
is nn necessity for pardoning an innocent
man;) but because the prosecutors differ.
in politics froin the defendants - and the
Governor... Trillyour venerable Common
wealth is coming .to sad condition. First
violent political partizans are appointed to
1 ,-- betid). - and -- wheri - a - eguse:dain'es — b - efore
theni where; polities are Mixed:up 'in . the
slightesrdegree, you find. that the Judge
decfdps against' you on party grounds.—'
And even as,iu this case; - when you .may.
be so - fortunate as to come before r an, up
inipartiallUdge; neither he nor
the jury of . the country whose !'right and
duty it isto4: ry" have an opportunity to Si;
in fo . r the Gover ' ners pardon of his
political friends and advdcates comes in
and settlei , the .matter at, once. Out
Chief-Magistrate 'is:daily - eradicating from.
the' minds of the people . Of s yminsylvania
any good impressions theYmayhave form,
adding to 'the black . catalogue -Of crimes,
whinh will convinCe the people that such
a man is no longer to be United - with the
Relating to the diipute in reference to the,
selection of a Cabinet gificerftonz Penn--
As doubts -ire entertained by, many of
our`, Harrison friends, as to
the dispute and bad feeling' which seem to
exist-to a certain extent in reference-to-the
selection of a Cabinet officer from this:state,.
tve propose -to give a plain statement of
the facts . of-,the :"case as far as- they have
come to oar knowledge. •
, Shortly' after the election•of Gen. Har
rison, if we mistake not, about the begin-
ning of Decemberohe Grand, lidge of
Pennsylvania, as bad beenits Custom, elect
ed its-officers : for-the-lear-ensuing.---4o-
BEPH .R. CHANDLER, ESQ . .; editor . of the
United States - Gazette; was - elected
Master, and the whole list of. officerszwas,
published in that and other journals. This
proceeding of the Grand . Lodge, was made
Alm pretext bye few journals,.atnong which .
Were the HairObtirg Telegraph„Tvicaster
Gazette, for re-ass ling the , .masonic or
der; and Mr.• Chandler, being placed . .by
his, election at the head of 'the Lodge,. came
in fora full share of vituperation. It cart
..,7waphntahose:AxlFcijn — a7delli - 67-,
attack uponhim personally. and ijle___aidgr .
with which he was so intimitely,connect
ed, supposed that he would bear their as
stiults quietly. The worm that is trodden
on, will turn upon the foot that presses it.
use the means which Gin!' has given us to
defend our persons and characters from
assault. or aspersion.' Mr. Chandler, act.",
ing upan c this principle, turned dpon his
assailants, and in his paper of the _l4th of
January, used the following language in
reply to-some strictures which app - eared in
the Gettysburg-Star 4. Banner:---
"in the second place, the Banner seeks
-to-atalte - a - Ttase — ouvof - the - article toy et r
ring up the old, stale, and offenaive Wet
ter of . Anti-itiasonry, dead, effete, and
turned out of all decent society long
This paragraph has formed the ground
' wark. - of, all the, articles which iubsequent ,
ly appeared in the &etyma'
Press" relative to a distinct organization
-the. Anti 7 Mtisonic.Party., if we except a:
communication•in the United 'States Gtv;
zette of slater - date", signed "Wycntaing,'! .
Which, although irni)ruitcrti, was but
the actt of an 'individual, • for-Which - the.
Whig..party were in .no way . responsible.
If a few. indiscreet • Anti-masonic presses,
Under the direct - influence, as we believe,
of Mr. Stevens, 'chose to revive the ancient
hostility between marlens and those . oppos
ed .to masonry, 'by'opeary and bitterly de
nouncing-individuals and, ceintritinitiee':of.
the'order; what could they, expect hdt Word,
for word, line for line;:and paragraph-ler
paagraph. - • There is:human nature iii:rnst.'
. L . 74 ..- . ti .: . ii. • e
t it:reit, 7 l - till - .i - t - Ty;) c:Va.. 1 .1,111,.44.1 . : . : : 4:g..._ 23 . 1c0a sit ato
- sons is well as anti-Masons ; and
, the attack was made upon them they, would
r have. been less than Men if . they had failed
Bto relent BUt what right have those
who commenced the war—what right: have'
- ate •Hairisluirg Telegraph, the Lancaster
Examiner,.. the, GettysbUrg Star, &c.—to
involie the whole - Harrison party its'
- consequences,. as we shall "preiently show
to be. their 'aim and 'intention. By their
• rude and uncalled for . tissaults upon.the ed
itor of The United-States , ' Gazette and: the
masonic order, they re-kindled a.spark
whieh was happily ijuenched in the .Uilion
and Harmony Convention : twelve. months
ago; and having re-kindledthis spark, they.
are.endeavoring to . throw it into the maga
zine of the great 'Harrison Party, in order
to blow' it in pieces,
.andrender its future
efforts impotent. , in other and., plainer
words, they are, about violating the im
plied. contract entered into a° year ago! in .
the convention alluded - to; -by - eireeting a
separate and distinct..organization' of the
Anti-mamonic party. And for what reason?
Seriously and in truth, because they can
not fere() • Mr. Stevens upon 'the. Harrison
party as its leader ;,_professedy, because
Mr. Chandler, when attacked by
. theni ks
a mason, returned the blow upon them as
anti-masons: We desire, here, Were we
notice further_th_e progress of, the .war,_.to_
state'dietinetly- that we do not approve the.
anguage of the States Gszette, nor
-woul.evie•WiSh liii4ee the_ idea . conveys:.
realizetho its 'full - extent- - ==but - we - do, Say
that it was forced from him.by coinbi -
ed, invidious; and unnecessary
for which the !tarn - 101y of the party .would
at this moment, be undisturbed. • And now
let•us -talte,up .and examine the course- of
the GettYsbing paper and its '.adjuncts. in
the cause of•distininti. After having forced
from- the-editor,uf the United:States -6a 7
zett& the severe remarks whiclr We have
quoted, the. u Star ,4•43anner,!' which is
ItnoWn to be tile organ of Mr. Stevens, re-.
- p Uhl iS ties 7 ; Rh' the • :annexed -coin=
• . ineuisicoupled with the proceedings of an
on the 22d ofJanuary. - • .-.
•"Such is the insolent language, used by
the •ne-wly elected Grand Master of Pande
thenib—m—the masonic. institutions ! . We
.had often been admonished by thie . sworn
LEAGUE, that it was invineible, : atiil that
those who.attempted its overthrow would
feel But,in. - this•enlightened
age we could- not persuade ourselves, that
after the disclosure of- its infamous...oaths,
its unlawful and selfish obligations, and
_detestable object of-its
monies, it could again raise its shameless
head, and attempt to denounce those who
had been patriotic enough to join in its de
Ale_ venom but :the _wiles of the serpenL --
" For th.e last ten yeat:s ppblic opinion
in Pennsylvania - and many of the states east
of us, has emphatically condemned secret
Societies, and awarded the praise of pat
riotism to those who . vigorously opposed.
them. The Lodge seemed to submit, and
masons joined/even. in the political sup-_
port.'_of_some. - of those—men, It- is now
hoped that thisappaient 'submission of the
biethren' has ' , allayed_ ,the fears of the'
people s and than the draft will, soon regain
'more than its pristine vigor and plendor%
But the freemeh . (the yeomanry at least,)
of.'Pennsylvania_ are vigilant, honest and
fearless'; and . they, will take„bare that the
second war upon this hie -and
some institution shall be more vigorous
than the first. And if it requires a Second
period to effect it; Care - will be ta
ken that at the next peace none shall be
left with power to do vengeance upon An-.
timasons.•• The-old ;spirit of freedom is
arousin4 ihroughoUt the State, and every
county that at the late eleeticiiitave Gen.
Harrison a majority.will show an Antima
perhaps - Cliester and.Pranklin.
Wp-recoto mend- the - following proceed+
ings the, consideration of our friends,
botirin this and other counties:
" 'Democratic A nit Masonic
13 eeti ot!,r ' •
-- "At - a - meeting-of a-large-number-oreiti
zens' of Adams county, held •at the houSe
Of James A.1'116,10°11, in the borough o
Gettysburg, on Friday the 22d of January,
1891, HEZEKIAH VAN QRSDELiEsq..
was .appointed .Chairmak and Robert
Smith and George Lit/le - Secretaries. -
"A •committee . of three was appointed to
draft.resolutions, who reported the follow
ing, which were considered and 116116.
mously - adopfeA::— . •
• " WHERE/43. we have seen with deep
- regret - that - sinee-the--suspenition-ofthe-iris
tinetvolitical organization 9f Antimasonry,
the Lodge is rc-organiting throughout the
state, and taking active measureeto propa
gate its horrid principles. .
"'We have seen not only the Grand
Lodge in "Philadelphiatuaking an intiultini
.exhibition of its' new list of officers and
grandees, :•bitt appointing its provincial
dignitaries throughout the commonwealth.
hare, seen the masonic press re
ueiving its assaults . upon the enemies of
masonry; and attempting -to derange the
business, and destroy, the characters' 'olthe
bold and independent opportrof that un
holy institntion. •
• • "Resotticil]lherefore; ' hat 1., hecomes
us as honest,• conscientious, and fearless
freemen, not, to' abaterur„opposition to
theSe blaspherriona iilstOtionsPhin to: title
every -honorable- racism foPits entire, sup-,
"Resolved,'' : ' . contienete believe.
that the'only l Moafis which that aim he
effected •thorongh, po
• ResolVed,", That %tie,: snore than ever'
,perdeive thctieees'sityprineluahigin our
operations not onitiatiliarlit'masenti,hut.
4b it jaoiti. and .lio.d-efierids;.who:are:
ways the venal , and sycophantic spies and
fellow laborers,of the Lodge. .
" Resolved, That we will not act poli
tically, with those who prefer 'secret soci
eties to the pied of their country; but that
we will eittend the- right hand of -fellow
ship to men' or all parties who will unite
with us to slay this many-headed monster.
" Resolted, That the citizens of Adams
county be iiquested to assemble in county
meeting on Saturdity the• , l3th day of Feb
ruary next, at the Court House in Gettys
burg, at 11 o'clock, A: M. to consider the
propriety of recommending the holding of
a Democratic 'Anti-masonic Convention at
Harrisburg in May next; and to appoint
the proper committees to carry the same
"Resolved, That the Democratic Anti
masonic' papers,of- the State- 66 requested
to"publish - the above prbeeedings...
" Resolved, That the proceedings. be
signed by .the officers and published- in. the
Anti-masonic papers of the. county.
rie s." • •
ORSDEL, Chin. ,--
", GEO. . LITTLE, •
These ,resolutions were initnediately
transferred to the columns of the I.,anciss- .
ter Uhion, the - editor of whiph,introduCes
.them : by a • flourish of his, own, headed;
" Antiinasonry Reviving," - in which he
Our readers will perceive from the sub
joined proceedings of a meeting hold . at
~Gettysbntg,- - tlilt— A ntiMaionry, is_ iu yet
defunct. The inee.oflB - 29, who valiantly
opposed the oath-bound fraternity in, the
height of its power, are still resdy to do
battle -in defence of •their
ciples— Nothing is wanting to induce thein
to complete -their separate organization,
but a few• more such demonstrations of
hostility as the Lodge hss'tlisplayed within
thelist.two or thive inonths - ... •
•We shall not hoiveveir conceal opin
ion; thrit the moveiitentof~iiir.A'danis
ty friends;_thOugh _SmL proper,
in.itself is yet" somewhat premature.. Ma
sonry Pennsylvania is.so far sunk, iri the
last stage.of consumption, that all the ef
fortS.of the few bigots who adhere - ,to, the
Lodge, Will be of- no avail ° bring about
its fesusciation: Forthis reason, should
-be:fri.fitt)orOf -continuing the-present-organ-,
lization of . the opposition in Pennsyliqinia,
;at least , until We, can *now; whether:the
with grind faith or Otherwise'. IV lied-it is,
once satisfaCtorily .ascertaineili - that Grand
.Chandler and his subordinates , f 67.,
sess suffidient . powet to render any . corisith.
treble number of the Whigi-subsemarit'to .
the•WisheS of th . e.Lodge,'a fortniguit ivill
not elapse till distinct Amimasonic ,or
ganization will be pttpcied.lin every coun ,
rty of the State.
Mile we - thus state our•own views of
the. course which we think : it right to pur
sue in relation to this subject, we also feel
bound lo say, that many good men and
true, differ 'with *us as to its expediency.
The general opinion among the Antima
sons of this county is, that"the Lodgc-has .
already given sufficient cause for the step,
and the principl reason why no public ex
pression of opinion to that effect has been
given. here, is to be found in the fact, that,
no other than - a distinctive Antimasoniepr
ganizatiMi has existed for the last twelve
years within our limits.
Now the whole, tenor of the itheve ex
ract-evinces a - degree of -- trepidatioNetFif
he editor was almost afraid to- venture, yet
orcei to go on.
The editor,of the Lancaarei . ..Exitminck_
also, introduces the 'proce'ellings of this
same Adams. County Meeting in the "fol.
TILE RESULT OF. MASONIC PRO.
as soon as the late political victory was
achieved in this State,by dlnti , illasonic in
fluence and..anti-llfasonic•otes; cowmen
' cud abusini. Anti-Mascins who had taken.
aLp_r_ontinent—part_iwlth.e.Lwitv ?viol iIL
We deprecated this course the moment
we observed it; for- we.. well. knew,, that
the Anti-Masons of Pentisylvania were
"made' of sterner stuff" than to suffer
abuse, or allow the distinguished. men of
theiC:667ly to be_proscribed4gahr:hirdt-:
erant s.irit of .Free-Masonr : f iWe knew
that this course, on the Part of the-Mason
ic • papers, was calculated to destroy that
" - onion and harmony" which had already
effected. so . much, and promised so well
for the future.
• The consequence has been exactly what
.anticipated. The Anii . -Masoqs, tired
of abuse by those who did so much lcEs
than they to achieve.the late
tqTriii — PeiffiliFiai;intve determined to
re-organize the A.liti , Masonic party: • In
Adams County a meeting _has been.he.lll;
recomniending — u 'State Ciniventjan: to be
held: for. that purpose in. May
another° column, .tve give the proceiidings
of the *meeting:, . ' • •
On this subject, we cordially enter into
the. feeling's of our friends in Adams' count'
ty. We are indignant at the attaoks•made
.upon the distinguished leaders of the Anti-
Masonic "party; but 'we hope `our: friends
will, do nothing rashl', L.ef us
remonstrance will tloAtiiih thosc-who have
been pursuing the foollighlud wio,ked Pith
cy of denouncing Aiiti-Nasowbefore we.
.th 4 'vitae/I ° -iii;vliieh We . found
`.`strengile'" - ebengh-to. eirash ; LOco: - Voco;;
ism. ' - •
thee_ do Aso-'desist, , lirouiiae
friends: in Adams that we will mine more
put-on, our armor, and tin . :batds. aide by.
_with them: ' . forgotten :the .
time when • Laneaster-tuid,:A6ma fought
shoulder to shoulder same great
eatnie; . and if • this enntinuesio be
the gegialators, -;.• and
ditors, tianeasteromil that tihnleldtalant
of. Coo oder) whist' counted, itkiilbritieS - Thr
dencral Harrison, bY•theitsandai. Will 1'91 7
low - tlie4-xample:iof
. Adams. •, . •
•ff .co ain ! no notning. Faso. For ,
We stv., • •i / .. .._ . •
rodeo is no longer . a . rir• '
4. 1, ?! you, were wont to
tuei and then A
;ed the . , freemee- of
Lancaster sustainin g
do the right. . • 43 they always
. And in the following extract 1.....
riaburg Telegraph,. answers the :c li ru a . r. "
"hoist agaiwthe. flag of Anti-Masonry."
lave ever .een disposed to preserve
with sacred feelings the compact of har
mOny, but cannot. consent to. stand • the
united attacks of treacherous friends and
open enemies..-. We cannot for a moment
restrain the eager desire-of three-fourths of
the Anti-Van Buren majority in this State,
to hoist again' the flag of Anti masonry,.
and war again, for another ten years in
defence of what they conceive the pure.
dernocracy, of Coital rights, ,without-any'
associated influence !" •
Opr readers will perceive, by the - fore
going extractsi - that• the - idett is -held - out
of attacks having been made on the Anti
masons,' and that, in consequence, they
•have been. foiced to fly to . distinct or
ganization as their only 'refuge. We
deny that such is the fact,'and ask the
editors Of the papers named in: this article,
to_niention a singre Inetance.in which the
Antirriasonie party has
,been" assailed by
the Whig press, either before or subse
quent to the Adams county meiOng, leav
ing.out of question the United States. Ga
:They iinnot" do" it, unless they
,choose.to put such a construction upon. in
dividual essays canvassing - the: claims,
prospects, and probafile_effect , .of
poi n tmen of Thaddeus S(evens.
.For our _own part we dire union—rwe
are anxious lifi - reetervo harmonieus action
and we assert with perfect confidence
that-the;taken , no course, either
Mid - el. - our - control - or - that - of-our immediate
predecessor, Which._ can afford just Cause
.of_complaintAo_either. branch of Ihe -Harri
son party-=unless it - be contended that'Mr.
Stevens is the- Antimisbnie branch, and'
that opposition to him'. is'Opposition tofitt
plying. tho idea Oh the. other side,_we could
v ery_el e a rly_sh o that_the_ i org,ans_of_ll , lr. :
Stevens are 'Cgain - in fault-4or • they not
ohly_ asspiled - Mr. Penrose- persodally.he- .
ford - the name of Mr. Stevehs Was
ously introducedAnto the Whig papers,.
but more recently siriick at tfte whale'
party in the persons of the representatives
of the _ people, and openly declared that
they have Mors confidence in'the integrity
'of DaVid Porter. than in the Senate of
Pennsylvania . : Let our subscri:berS, wheth
er Antimasons; Whigs, or Conservatiiei
read• the following from the Gettysburg
Star of February-2d; and_they will he able
to form a correct judgment of the whole
case : ,
JOHN STROHM; the :Whig .and
Penrose candidate for Governor, seems to be
making`butpoor head-way. In the Dltuph
in :county; delegation, where his friends
claimed to : have so.me-strengili, he had not
4clepte itch i§ _favor. _We .doubt.
- ill:ether he can raise a single one in the
State Convention, so utterly is lie•ilespised..
May such be the fate of all traitors! Hav
ing lust all hOpes of being Governor, he
is now trying to be canal commissioner;
and if the Bill now. before the Legislature,
drafted by himself, should, pass, he would
probably be eleCted by the
natei whiclas theTotlenal piece of t.:tonan .
architecture ever throWn together. It is
,r better to leave the appointment with
Porter than to. put it into such hands.—
The people wish to elect the Canal I;oin 7
missioners.or leave the law its it is."
It is scarcely necessary to rentark that
the assertion that: "/J ii S/rahrm,is:Ahe
entirely false:mid gratuitons. It
. 1 - 67. - e . ifile I IflatsT3 — t "Mt: - Strel 411-11 rate d
the. Bill. The Senate is Pronounced "pie
bald" and "rotten,"' simply bends° iC is
not in favor of the appointment of "the
To the•Ed:tor of the Herald St Expositor
Sint—The Harrisburg Telegraph in an
article brought before the public under
the imposing title of "ll "eve Domestic
Praitors," intimates that, the Cernatunica
lien published-iii lasitVeell's Herald under
-niy-signatureit"entanatdd-frOm'the - Serrattr,
Chamber.'" In another paragraph the same.
'p - aPei:deities.that Mi'..Stev'ens hisfriends
v le i teal-11. 7 -feeo Mtn d n-from-t h
members of the Legiilature' 4 "as asserted
by the Carlisle Herald." Now, sir, in
justice to Mr. l'Emtostt, I . feel it to be My
dutY7to Contradict • positively and unqualt.
tiedlY, the charge that hei or any other
metribet.af the,Setrete was in'atty way cont
cerned in the-preparation of my comniutti
cation=-Or' that' he - had . any knowledge'
wlialeVer, direct or indirect,lhat it uiias
written in • previous to its 'lte nal
publicatioe.. - . The cliergeis. false in every
asileef.!" to the, appficatioit of
Mr. §levenetir . his frietide i • e'riist4o - I's of
the . Legislature for their aid in ,
in theAlabinet, Ilinve only, to siy . that'nO
such, thing.-was s ehairgeil againtit them in the_
liernht, . , Respectfully, &c. •
0: IV. ,CRAD 8..
• n reference; above ; our wledde
of did aircuruFaaiii , es warrants usin saying,.
Oin:i3tAteiiiontbrNit i 'Cr4bikikcorrOct in
,ing•.bCensvi,ritten in our preeeneeJinci:hat.
of two whose. can bd given
L i ;tftor lierd/d.4.
Another 6' itipearliott dr . the .
; •r Itauks. . •
Most of our readeii are
'that the.Banits4 and manyot'.
the country hanki itie.again suspend
ed specie .payMents. There can be nol
doubt 'on._ the •hind of any one that the
leFvorediet - comply witlythe requiiiition;
specie l ,lLY. Passed last winter, by paying
ary. ..eh e 'tjr notes after the.lstli Janu
out ever.six•milt§ates Banltalime - paid
lime, and could have i t Alollars since that
9. , note which would Italie-0d to - pilieve--
for one -circumstance, the presAredbut
'enormous drafts of . Ulm, .10 to 111100,,pf
Sent on from New York: The Net,‘
Yorkers - - alWayti- jealous of Philadelphia
have-long -been -entleikvoring..tuibreali down_
het---great bank;-(desirous s of-haviti - g.a na--
tional 'bank establishedin.their pwn . city)
and in .conjunction Wit h, the British . firm of
Priine, Ward & Co., caused drafts. to be
made on the V. States Bank.to the .rmount
of more than five Millions of dollars,.all of
which they demandeu and which were paid
in specie.-- The U.S. 'sank stopped Oif
Thursday - and - the other citybinlis on Fri
day. ' . .
_ . Present it is no easy matter to' tell
wh Lis .
_best to'lbe done• in Such nt
ieney; progablYlifter a shoil . time, when
the eicitemmit •hassOniewliat passed ' we
may..till_upon.some plioi toe4trieate_ottr-_
selvet - fram-this difficulty: One thing . is
'certaiii, that any, harsh measures towards
the banks must be felt severely by the; pen;
pie.'' It is easy to talk about_com-frnssan
ers, and winding
. upyhanks; but few reflect
that' In - winding 140-b - anks,.yOn Wind up the
people k .•Theie Institutions mt.t.t of . course
call_lo heir debts; the debtors of the batiks
rintsVetill -r u - pon'.those - owitig thee); SO -thug
the, whole coniMtinitY.inust,feil the pres'
sure: ' 'Then tbere is no money 'tti be. had,
and every Man -n - hoseland is inennibered
WitlGniortgages,or :jndgments must raise'l
the - cash (whereis . it cbme from 'I) or ,
have - his - land sold-for--one • third-or - one
fourth Itsvalue. .- We repeat tinit it Is bet
ter to wait until the.-first pattie has subsid
ed ; our edutitry has enormous 'resources
within , itself;Lour--Legiolatore. it- is - -to-be
hoped will act as they :judge best foi; their
constituents: and --- .our Governor Will per
haps consult the wishes of aJarge portion
of his party and use nioderateineaSures,.
instead of benefittiug a few radicals
by some meansor other, have 'become
possessed 'of a little ready cash and hope.
if banks and credit are destroyed, to buy
up farms and -houses .at one fourth atoll'
ttalue. • We give .beloW:an extract front
the Philadelphia Enquirer: -
MORE SUSPENSIONS-BY THE •
. , B A N-KS.
,a day of extraordinary .
excitement -in Thiladelphia. In our last
we gave the proceedings_ofthe.U.B-Bank,
to the- effect that that institution had, in
Consequence of heavy drafts from - the - East,
Veen compel-U l f:: another temporary sus
pensiou of specie' pittments. Also, the
proceedingS of all Member punks of
delphia, to the elTeCtihilt they would con
tinue to pay specie , for all -their obligations.
These publications produced a great stia
satton throughout the' codim - unity, and, as
must 'have been expected hy.every -rea
sonable mail, under the circumstances, hun
dreds of. persons visited.all the Banks, and
demanded •specie in large and in small
-sums; and either -on checks or in - Bank
notes. Thus, at an early hour in the''
morning ; the counters of most of our Banks
were etowded, and although-the excitement
-_evidently high, nothinivadicative tr
deed - the general deportnient of the•varions
crowds was quite creditable -tinder the cit..-
eminences. — he -Bunk of the U,nifed
States was not particularly thronged after
-12 o t eliielc; and throughout the-whole day
other Banks, which_commenced_paying_
specie on all their obliptions, gave way
one by one, so% that by three .o'clock, the
only institutions' that paid specie -fit-general terms, were the Philidelphia.7.-Parmers'
and sMechanies'—Southwark—and- Coin
inertial Bank's. Even' 0104* are - told,
marked it - number of Cheeks that were pre
sented, ss "good." All, howevvr, through
out the ciwamticoutay„freely_alfd_prompt..
ly paid tlicir . ss bi%; in specie; and in one
two.eases,.ainonnts as large as - $1.00,000-
were paid in the aggregate before it was
Fihougli resoletimi - to
persevere in the resumption, which
passed, in the Meeting oh Thursday.
night. The Wesierii. Mink paid xll.de
ntands of every. kind. The general' ex.
presSiun -of opinion was—that" the Banks
acted 'very:injudiciously in- mailing a fruit
less attemi - Cto restnne,-after the IU. States
.13inik hall been ferceil"to stispem). - But,
perhaps we should' give , theta' erediffor
this reibri s to comply; with - What...they...deem
public Opinion and lawi - andeonsidetit as
an earnest : tiestrrc to sustain
mews to the .utmosti . evi.a l 4hen
jodginent of' siinie of •thi.Dir,entori;such a
course could be, pursued only to the Nab;
-or the Institutions.' - Every thing wasfin
confusion", as. relates to nioney..-, , lnatters .
throughout theAay; , --=most of the' brokers
refused to.purehase notes;---rwhila all bon.
rowing' and lending, scented to - beout - AA
the queition far the time. - -• • •
tlone fOrthWith, - in order tri'allartl - the,e6m.:
triunity 6oo, canbersed
with several; of thO...'DirectOis;'- sittll they ,
Maiiifeietvaiiteeredviiiiro to do "every thi t og
in their powel.,. and 'will no donliCspeethly
devise some means to allay the present
panic, mid afford the usual business facili
ties to our citizens. A•spirit'cif moders;
tint : and forbearance on, all sides,•shauid
be.,earnestly inculcated b those who have
influence, and,practiSed as, much as possf- .
bleby - every Memberof society. .
The news from Florida is full of intei !
est. 4bout y.. the , iftri el' lativar Col. Rei
ley crossed the OCklawha; add aftei a biarcii
l of three days through mud end W . ater, more .
than knee deep, h e ..., Stirodied . a laiV,C.. in: . .
diari force. ' The • radians were coiapletely ,
stirroutaled and yielded Willioit striking a
The p'riewiers notaberedene hun
' .and were sentito - Tarnpa. - • ,:i.,.....
tipn, 11 4! • Ilarney, in his second • eipetli
and children. ."-ken 44 .itien, women • •
killed and taken six'•
teptoe hap also
total Of 66. The'netri wt.', fna i t i o .,, a •
dicate a speedy..terminetion of,..ti.
. - •
. . .
CATARRH OR Cotm.—This disease is produL;
by .carelessness in neglectinvo,uvoi t l exposure, and '
if not early attetalett to oftentinteshlys the foundation
for othei'ecdogaints,.*hich „may An .the, end prove '
!ta l y' 4lgerous,The. usual symPtotins of told area.--- --
dull heaviness of the head,soreness of the throat,attefi
drd salt ocCasional hot Pushes.
. . This Ise signal that Nature requires the UssiStanco
ore pint:dive medicine to ease WI-of:the oppressive .
- burden, which she Troves by the high fever andlhe.
strong pulse is wanted- to he removed. „ -Insther .
words,.the dy=callifOrt&eietatile'Ulidnising:7lNi - .
can be: accomplished without iur.`ineonventence by •
the use of Dr.
. 11 randret101- : ?Yegitabk _Univereal • '
Pills,because they assist,..nathreoremove (by littvgin) 4 .4
thole prccint hum_nys-frm the body which produce
illese offeettnn,l,beforethey hared nie to producegree. - ----'
I_grene, or anrother fetal effect. .
For sale in IC/A./isle by GEO. NV. lIITNER,
antfin Cymberlanil County by Agents published its
another pert of this -"
• • •
TO , TIIC:AFFLIbTED'
'Moses ho, are sufferfug from sapiens diem es in-. '‘
- .Adent to the human fa nijiyovettl do to.jwoottie
Dr.. arlides Qornponnd steetiktheo Af shd
Aperient.Pills, tivhreti. itSCSo pre-eminently recom= • -
mended for Dyspepsia.,: Liver Comjrlsints, Pains hi
the Side; .Back tidlirciist, Net•vons affections, tread•
elie,and all the diseases of the Stomach and Bow
els.'_ L'tunphlcts may he'obtained- gratis i -which
tain full and eiplicit'direedons for using.
The iihei•e 'medicine can be had at the Drug Store
ofJ..J. Myers Sr..Coi. Curlhile; and . of Wm.:Peal. ,
TWe call the uttention'or public to thestm
erous ce'rtifieates, Which 'have been in circulation
in our pi. crand some others ofthis highly re.. •
commending Dr: S waylies Compound Syrup of Wild
Clieffrj••;' we have seen the ore final and, •
have no 'doubt but ihey coihe from truly grateful.
hearts, , expretsive of the benefits which tile s , have
received from that very , ratm ble VOM poll We -
have acquaintances- who 'have frequently used thu
ahove-medicine, who cal speak with confidence of
its lofts. - , Saturday
Also forinde by J. J. :MYERS lc CO., Carlisle:.
and" Wm. Peal,
.Bhippeesburg, Pa. [Dee. 23, 180
To 2 1 16thers--Children Teething. •
At this period, we Are aware that these'littleones,!
which are liver and dear to tist,.suffer very moth. I
Therere take this otrportuutly of inftrmiog the
lie of the great.benefit diirlYed
,from the use of Dr.
Paris' Soothieg Syrup for Children Cutting Teeth.
This medicine 1 - fotind , to produce relieffas_soon as
applied to the Gums; it is pleaSsot mild dreamt!: I
feel happy in recommending it to the public, as I em
certain it will save - many nights cc sweet repose to ,
parents nod nurses; besides preventing those - tlaiieetV .
ous spuptbms which slay thousands annually.
GYM. JONES, •
'Ninth street. above
For sale by Dr . J. J. 7 .llverslt Co., Carlisle I arid
Wm. Peal, Shippensburg,Pa.
Baltimore, Fib. 6, 1841.
.CX.TTLE-1;:o:n $5:50 for f ood to $11:75 for prime
HOG S—s 6 pet' NH) lbs..
FLOtilt—s , W7l to $1:50: •
— WHEAT -- - . -90cents Per bushel: '
CORN-46 cents -_
OATS—V cents to 93ets: per do.•
CLOVKIISEV) —s4iso to $5 per da
. PORK--$5:25 tn.53:75 per
WHISKEY—Wagon price .18 cents =cll.:Oro : or
the Flit. •
, Philadelphia, Peb..6; 1841.
FLOUR.!—i4.SO Lo $4:923 , per barrel.
H dents - dp. •
COIIN--45 (As . •
--1 17:41:bELV: . 1:1S do. -
r ,,, .. ,. nIiSEED--$4475dd. .
.I'Lms - rtiv---$. pir On.-:- U.'S' acizette.
- , •
_ 0 „ A I CRIED, •
"I' On the 'VI inst. Ly the Rev. John Ulrich, Mr.
X X NDER K05E1L,41c,We11µ1314.4b1111,404/i -
7 ,- On - T - hurmhrreveninyhitt;T,rthiTS'iittibur pringt„ .
by Rev. lienry,.., Aurund, Mr. JOHN Jti. to •
Alias Nl.eittr, second thtngliter of I.htviti Cornrustn. -
Eiy., all of North Mh)dft4ofi.tOwnshtk. .
1.11 this Loropgh,nn th - e ad J Astra Dian:mow,
ii.fuu non of Dr. James R. Irvine, of Newellie, aged
al ven months.
ti this borough, on the 6th inst. Elam,. infant
daughter of Molts alid_Rehrr"
• -- ...
• Pi». SaAe or Atesa.
' i . A Hour.e and hajf Lot or •Ground, sip
ft q l . VP --- uated—on -- Main - gfreet; cittrlisle; adjoin.
"" II • lams flarnilton, Esq.; the property
OOP II 1.i. , nig.. . .
II '".f. ,7 of Itirs.*Cocprr., - •} or tering app y o
..- ~.. --...
inst. at 10 o'clock; A. M. in wilder
utripc3.) fly .ortici'.• - •• • -
J.' U, KErticAN,
Ti. An adjlunte4t.ciurt of appeal %ill Isis field
OR Said day. , -
, . . . ,
The friends of Ilniritonand• Tyler. 'l%tili riees•Ok .
Friday evening ttekt eoloek 1 1, 1sqfxriontett,
Hotel; to commute suit.,fliel tielegskteo, to
the County Conreiition:. ' • .
.-fhat larg't and commodituut fitcuttr:
it rift Mow uow in the occupancy ofcii
1 et her w ith near two )
); & y cAik,
.;• of vaunt!. in t i oullter stree,t,tinfr littv •
*•';',' apekng,will - he Tented 'for one ,year
Only•; 'tin)/ +arm= wishing to %id-Witte , vrarNily will . ,
cull 011 . valliv of the. tatbEctikrir. • . '
GEO: W. SIikAFPI/RA?:•
Cnrl4.le, rch, tit, • _ -