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WEDNESDAY' OCT. __B,___ 1856
`f Lfje t,argest anh.(f,fjetipest Tiaper
TERMS. —Two .D 9 LLARS A YEAR:OR ON.E DOL
LAI A . M.) FIFTY CE :45. IF PAID Dr A imE•'
75 iv PAID 'TOE NEAR:
FOIL P,RF.SIDENr -
101 - .llt C. FREMONT, of California.
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
.CANAL COMMISSIOER,• -
THOMAS COCHRAN, of • York Co
•AIiT)ITOR GENERAL, - '
DARWIN PHELPS;:of Ayipstroiig Co.
, SUE-WEI - On _ •
UNION COUNIL'IC TICKET.
Iron: LE:VCEI.; TODD, of Cumberland
Er..`,lK lIAINES, of
• Perry Coybiy.
.. • - I • Assiinbly.
14-.I6kAS B. BRYSON,
• _ _elnociute- judges. • . •
WAI. B. MULLEN; Snutli . Middleton.
GEORGE MILLER,; IV. Pentishoro.
District Attornry, ). •
76Ftti FiUIi~R•; Citrlislc
Dir.ctor of the Poor.
,JOHN,FISHBURN, jr., Diokikmon
. _ County Surveyor. •
M D. SHOOP, Lower Allen.
" Auditor. ' •
JAMES MULLIN, Carlisle.
Hon. tamer Todd,
. .Freemen74,Cuniberland I in the Hon:
LEMUEL TODD;your present talented:
Representative in-Congress, you have .a
candidate of whom you • may be justly .
proud, and for whoSe election you ought
to make every effort.
.11is talellts and at
tainments have made for hitn,iin one ses-
Sion of Cengresa, a National . reputatiiim-H
nuti.of whom-a2zidistriet (many
constituency may feel proud.• Ile is able
to cope intellectually With the : best Minds
of the laid, and he.is alWays found on .
the right side... • LeCus give-him a vote
this time that will show how we appreci
ate such qualities.,
Vote the whole Ticket!
Priends of the Union COunly
_ Give it,...and every Man.on it, ypur eordi
'al support. Beware. of lying rumors &iv
eulated" by your enemies to,injure it. It
maybe represented in different localities
that in 'a, distant:eleCtioi,distriot, certain
candidates will not receive the whole vote,
&c. Don't believe these idle tales; they
are got up to deceive, and to diminish
your vote. Work for the 'whole ticket:
You can and will elect it easily; but give
to it a decided inajoriV. Two years ago
Cumberland county . ' gave Gov. 'Pollock
over five hundred majority Last year,
although our friends were divided and
the vote was small, the county still gave
the Vniou.candidate for Canal Commis.
sioner, nearly. THREE HUNDRED
MAJORITY ! This year - we . Can and
ought to double that' majority. Go to
work, friends, and you will easily accom
plish, it 1
SNIMBING OLD Buci !—That testi.
mony of Mr. Buchanan in favor of Col.
. :4 , ,,Fremont; which, we published two weilm
'since, is a bittisr.pllkjo the Buchanan
men. • The Washington 'Union* vainly
hilt* to bras& theforte'pf,it.- - Biqa
Mr.' Buchanan '9o9* Under a nilicip•
prehension" whiiO4iiecilgg4lo44o* oath
Fli m *r
mi - ''i,betteviiiiitl o d to
lie cs thesclaiAuerdr . of California than
any other •
Freemen of 041Aiancl ! friends of
the Union Statel4V-:-'friends of TODD
—friends of the,Unithi (lonnty Ticketr-
RALLY' TO TFIE - POLLS " NEXT
'TVESDAY !. Rairr or. shine, be there!_
Letnothing, but extreme , sickness deter
you froin votin'. The oyes of the Whole
country:lir' e -L on - -Penn§ylVa .
not disappoint,the anxious expectations
'.of our., friends abioad; SIIA:LL
TRIUMPH. if ice areenergetic and vigi
lant!' .• 'RALT.NI NEXT TUESDAY
- . - in•your 'strength 1 Let no - vote- be loti
Be:at the' Polls, early ! Examine your
tickets carefully! See that every inane
is right l' Be watChflit . against frauds:!,
CAN DI DATES
See thitt your neighbor is out to • vote !
Help the aged acid infirurtcr' get to the
'ideation!'ro your whole- duty, arid
YICTO4Y WILL FOLLOW !
The Great Question Next Tuesday !
• iferiry7 Wise's characteristic speech
•es. When. he was the -denuieratic 'candi
date for• doveitter of Virginia,-two yeara.
ago, will 'be remembered. ..1-.lls7pictuie of
Virginia, iii• •her,:utterly Worn-out and
barren condition,•tvas strikingly graphic,
.and-he asked to be eleetedGovertiorthat
he might lift up the po d or, old State front
.and ruin. But although the,
pre gave -him the reins-of goverwit We
,do not learn that. irginia is . any 'better
off. We maker the7following extract from
one -of -his speeches:. • -
Commerce has long ego spread. her
and soiled ewny:froni you. You hare not,
_sts_y.et,_dug..more than coal. enough . , to
yourselves :at your own hearths; you have set
no tilt . ltamtner - Vulotta to strike 'blows
wortlFNLGoda.i . tt your own i.rott•foun-drietti
yen bil 4 ro Fil.-Yet spun more than course. cot
. ton 'enough, in ilia wily or - mtinufacture, to
clothe yoUr'ovtti slaves. .
You have had no commerce, =pe mining, nn
'manufactures. Yun have relied aloite.on the
.single power of agriz.tilture—aud sueh crytictil=
Lure! Your,sedge patches•outshine the sun.
Your inattention te - youi only source of. wealth
has soared the very•bosom of mother earth.
-Instead of having to feed eit,ttle otralbeusand
Lille, you•have had to chase the stump ,tailed
steer through the sedge patches ,to procure a tough
The, present condition of things has existed
'too long in Virginia.' The landlord has skin
.ned the tennnnt, apd the tenant has skinned
the land, until all have, grown-Toor together.'
. This Certainly is not an inviting pie;
ture. It is not greatly calculated to fas
cinate the farmers of Pennsylvania.,.. Yet
the census returns, as well as. evidence
from other Virginians, shots that it is lit
erally-true. .' It shows precisely what
. ginia--once the richest, most populous
and most powerful of,-thO- States,—has
hecome under the blight of Slavery. The
.Emptirer in 1852 thus be-
Wailed the conditiOri of
. ..Ve hate cause to feel deeply for our situ
nti u. lierself contaiiie a popu
' lati..n 'tar greater than the whole free 'popula
tion ot i ntetern Virginia. The, little State of
Mas-aohusette has an aggregate wealth ex- ,
epeiling.that of Virginia by more tknn $126,.- -
000.000—a State, too, which is : incapable of d
pulisisting its ,inhabitants from the produc
_ ..t_ its soil, And, IsTe;w-York, which was
as mach below Massachusetts, at the adoption
of the Qonstitutou, and power, as
the latter Was below Virginia, , ninv exceed: 'the
wealth pf . • . ,
Here is the condition of the most pow
erful of the Slaie States, where labor is
bought and owned, compared with the
Free Stales, where labor ii free and re
ceives a just ostupouSation. And
great question which pressee itself upon
every voter—especially upon' every Far
mer and Workiiigman—when he goes to
the Polls on Tuesday - next, is, shall the
blight Of Slavery be fastened on Kansas?
Shall Kansas be doomed to the ruin and
decay of Virginia? You have the pic
ture of Virginia'as drawnil Henry A.
`Wise, it.e,orrii Chief Magistrate. Would
yon have Pennsylvania so ? We know
you would not.. - Then save Kama, abso l
froin the same curse, by fang for TODD
and_id UNIONTTICKPM. nazt
d ay I • L
tor_Gov.Johnson of ,Georgia has the.
foliciwiner idea of - Lab*: It dad & think,
1 14. There Is a difference - of opinion in regard
to the queetion whether is if better, l'or, capital
to . oren its labor or hire it. In Penneylvezda
yon have• determined it , one way, irhile in
°Mimi' we have determined it another. We
cannot biro labor in the cotton ffelds„ or. the
rico swamp or;:the ton - loco plantatiou—tbere
fore waxes mu owe tho land now
under cultivation for ootton, tobacco auffriork
would lies barren waste..•
NOW TO -111.E' POLLS !--FREEMEN.
iJwd - erTth - e-title---of
Recerdi" the last Volunteer : las another .
enlumn Of foul, reckless and unserupul:
ous misrepresentation of Mr. Todd's
course in ;Congress. • Wehave - not..spaco
to devote to
. eaeb•_,onei of ese 'charges
singly, tint' we denounce them One and.
as dpvthd of truth. The Volunteer
charges-Mr. — Dodd with
to faee,the We tell, the VOlu.n.:'
teerthat, teinuel Todd shrinks 'frki no
investigation±ofdais.course. -• He is - able,
ready and willing to Meet his malignant
and unsarup'tilous.si;illifiers and traducers.'
He liaonet the peoplein every township
.and familiar intercourse, and; has.
. arid . . iully explained
his' official course and votes hi Congress.
`Heslidi'kept back nothing—ho has • con
untcer's lying acensations . has
answered by• Mr. Todd in his • addresses.
to' the people. lie has jshown up that
paper's wilful perversions of truth as well.
as its downright ; falSehoods, .and branded
his traducers as Malignant falsifiers.
13ravely.ana nobly haryhe :defended :the
great irieeipfes he' was elected to support,
and with a-free and intelligent .conAtitU
ency sustaining him, as they do, he bold=
y.;defies the malice: of his political fees . .
List , :week ; i Volunteer was full of slan
ders. This week's will probably be - lore.
so.:. But the:second Tuesday of October.
is near at hand; and' we confidently leave
it to' the ballot-box to speak the peeple!_s,J
triumphant vindication of 'Lern'uel Todd !
Friends•of ! stand by hiin as'
he . _has _firmly_ an d Jear - lessli
your principles, Go yORTO TO THE POLLS
oit Tues;iatn - e - xt, in -- your - streligthand
Ar.ietery will 6rown yonr,.efforts !
- Ileinember,.when you vote- next Tues,
day, that the Whig party has . uniformly
and consistently opposed the extension of
alavery.,. In - when Henry Clay was
a candidate for the Presidency, and the
annexation of Texas was lit :Tissue,: Mr.
Clay wrotela letter objecting to e it ,, . on: the
ground that it would
,spread slavery. And
in the last speech that that great man,
Who,embodied the principles of the Whig
party, ever made . i - n-the U: -S. Senate,.ha
declared that "NOEARTIILYPOWER
CAINIEVEICMAKE-111E VOTE FOR.,
THE .EXTENSION OF_ SLAVERY
0 VER - 711,11E - TERRITO -- Sti did -
Daniel Webster, and all the con
ventions that ever took' notiee.of the sub
ject, declare-against the extension of this
great evil. The issue is now before the
cohmtry on its naked merits, and no man.
who was sincere in his devotion to Whig
principles, will now fail to vote and to
work for ,tha.triumph of freedom.
BVPII.A.NAX AIiTSWEBS TOM
" John - C. Fremont an honest man ?"
is the ,heitding of a slanderous article in
the last Volunteer. Yes we reply. Eve
ry action of his life shows him to be an
honeat man and , if further evidence is
needed the testimony of JAMES
-NAI4 himself, which we published in the
last Herald, . ' triumphantly establishes
Fremont's integrity and, purity of chi
eater._ In my opinion,: says. James BU
chanan, on. oath, Col. - him C. Fremonk
is more entitled to be called the CoN.
QUEROR OF CALIFORNIA THAN ANY OTH-'
ER MAN !- Can the Volunteer honestly
question Fremorit's honesty after Tames
Buchanan's testimony, so fully and freely
given ? Friends, when you hettx a loud-
Mouthed democrat foully
gallant young Pathftuder, shut hirn:ttif at
once by reading 41a14. 63
monyl;,;;; ; ;
tl.t l ll
the town elections held - in Conp,'4Uniti
on Monday-last : we learn ly__teleanik
tha) in 40 towi's bead from, ,the Aeptih;
lioenn have carried 28 and the dem9orats
Wail Is on's: 'Po= T—We copy from
the Philadelphia:Morning Times a spirit,
ed-Fremont peeur. ---- The author does not
give his name but he hailafrom Cumber
land county. WhOis our poet?
-- Bnrlingarn&s- Eulogy of-TodcL
Mr lliirlinganm.daosLhiagrea space
yesterday-with a brilliant and:glowing
tribute to the :intellectual ability & pomp
nalqua Mies of the Hon.LEMIIEL TODD.
We cannot give his eloquent language;
but it Was such a eulogy as onlytheloril-.
liant Burlingame could have fitly spoken,
—as glowing' as it was just, and springing
right:from the heart. And we wish eve
ry friend of. Todd in the, county could
hayo heard and joine, in the tremendous
response of that excited' audience 1 It
was like the thunder__ to the 'lightning 1
the instantaneous breaking forth of de
great keart of The Multitude in deafening
Shout upon shout fo: our noble Represen
tative ! Burlingame is a colleague of Todd.
in Congress: He knows Todd's Adonis
—his gritc—his firmness and his fidelity)
Friends, of Todd ! you will have an op
portunity NEXT TUESDAY do ,mak,e
another response through the ,ballot-box !
Let it bein the shape of not less than
ONE THOUSAND MAJORITY 1
Now for Canvassing.
ri 'Friends of the Union Tickets 1' • •You
have now bad•yeur,MaSs Meet*.. Tll
mighty demonstration bas"-made Yofir pp:
PonentsAnake and trembler You -have
'shown your . s rength aud- the :enthnsiastn•
whiCh animatesyour ranks. But-this is
not all that,is . needed.,You must now .
clo.sel; canvass es:ch borough and -town
ship.. See air your, neighbors .- a Lid - 1 - now
.ow-they-are--going--to—rote -L-Be—sure- 1
pat every friend of the Union State and
County,Tickets comes oyt, to VUTI • ON
must done_ quietly but:. efileiently.
7 q . ive c very tiny -- .Vp i —to — ,,,,n -- e — tx.
tuesday to this iniportant work.
• .• • , • -
. A CONSISTENT VOTA.---A, Chicago - parlor
raiti—o a rs—whioh—convey ed-
Senator:Dough'. to Galena, a_ vote, ee. usual
now , a-days,
, wati taken. ,The canvassers did
not knoW Douglas, and when they came to him,
while goipg through theicars, the following
conversation took Oleo : • , ' "
Canvasser—Who do you vote for, sir—Bu
cbanan or FrOLOOnt , ? •
Dopglaa—(unigrily looking up from the:per
usal sit'th'e C.:Otsego Tinica)—Vote for the dev
The result of the canvass was as follows
Fremont 117; Buchunan.•ls ; Fillmore 17;
he/ Devil 1.
This was certainly the most consistent vote
thatarah detiMgogue ever cast, and we dare
say the caudidute was delighted with his nat
ural and voluntary support. • • •
bLEEIS THE• Gint.s !L-Otie Of the prettiest
items of the 'recent Freniont procession at San
dusky, Ohio, was one 4Unctred girtrin an im
mense carriage, drawn by forty horses. The
girls were akin white dresies, With blue sash
es, and they carried a banner, with the inscrip
tion, "Of the Tribe of Jessie" -
In the celebration at Aurora, Indiana, at
the bind end of a wagon from Harrison, four
brooms wer fixed in un axis and made to re
vo lve by a crank, above which was the perti
nent motto : "As o clean sweep !"
Over the ladies' car from Harrison was a
whoou which was ,' We want no old Buck
who has no little .Dcarel" •
BRECENIIID,GE A DISUNIONIST. -L-Mr. Breck
enridge, the Democratic candidate for ,Yice
President, in a speech recently delivered in
Ohio, made use of this language: " Look at'
the principles of this party, [the Republican.]
Listen to the ignominy and ( reviling which
they combine ,to hurl ,on your sister States.
We are told'that the Declaration of Indepen..
dermal!! embodied in the Conititution of the
United States: The Declaration is an abstrac
tion. , Put it into the' Constitution and what
would follow ? It would follow that the Con
stitution must protect every man In his right
to ilife, — liberty - and - thrpursteit -- of -- happtrmvs.
* * -* You would find it interfering with
the Institutions of the States, and .it would
lead'Oui country rapidly to destruction. But
why do I calculate upon what it would dot=
Long before this our Union 'mould be °When,-
ted forever. It would berm e° as'INYOLER=
ABLE and HATEFUL, as its past has, been
beneficial and glorious."
' DEATH BED REPENTAXOE.—Poster/ oalling
*lienionratio meeting et -Conderep-oit i -POl
, ter.'coupty; on the 16th, announood.asa rani
ory, "Sulut4tlex, Buzau: mamas and Free
Xaatee Rether.too lotto to deee:ives the peo
ple, who know the 'lrsvione wrong* .whieh
ham been • perpetrate ,te ' makelt Slave /EWA:.
' ' •
` , 'linfunraci Fintutit4-The ,Pittaburg Jour
act days thif the eh m 0 of 250 beinoorats In
Derridt in favor 0f.,: on is_ nothing in
conianto4to the Oh ` in ifeettlycnnsylva
rila. The , .04 , * We venture - to tay
that hisilc,#or 501 d' miiis we oan And
betw o oo huadied voters who
hero always herM , oteethe Democratic
ticket, mid nOirdea or Fremont.' .
WELCOME TO BURLINGAME
Cumberland Awake to the Contest !
The Spirit of 21.81:10 Again.
- The outpouring at the Union Mass Meet.
tog yesterday was immense, and.the day was
one'of the highest excitement and enthusiasm
n our borough. All clasoeq, ;:oung bntfold,
partook of, the excitement, and our 'streets
wero-- as gay and-crowded'-re- on a- great_ holi
day. ' The people--THE FitEE. PEOPLE—.
were - here in their strength and - majesty,
and the gathering was Bile the gatherings 'of
1840 and 1844, an ASSEMBLAGE OF TH61.1,
HANDS!,.We leave it to ctl:trts to make an
estimate of the numbers--wp 'shall not at
tempt it. ' Suffice.it to say, that from all sea-
Hong of the county tho people came in crowd's
_in huge extra trains of car:' from HIO . -east
arid west4--in wagons, in itiminges, on hptie
back and on foot—an .' army alai bannerol"
Among the delegation I,:nelk poured in
-was a large delegation of. our Chambersburg
friends, ivlio were.acoompankd : by, their fine -,
Band and bore a splendid banner. • They re
ceived a cordial vtelcome. Tuis•was the 'only
delegation from other countiv.l. Three other
Bandsof Music—the. Shippen,hurg,
and Mechanicsburg Baads:--a ere elan present"
with rge,delegatiOni• from tit.",se places ind
made our streets resound with the spirit stir- - .-
ring swell of Martial musia. The delegatiOns
from Middlesex, West Pennsb,:ro and Frank-
Ord made an imposing display with their nu
merous, banners . . Upon the arrival of these
delegations;a'procession was formed - under
the charge of Col. A. Notir.z. - I:hief Marshal,
assisted by Messrs. Dr. 'Smith, • Jacoh _Hoffer
and James Callio, as . Assistuati,- but -it . was
found, impossible to rally the Oldio numbdir,"
and the procession did not exhibit. one third
of the numbers in town. , ThFlittle Junior.
Fremouters'of our own borough made a bril
liant display. . . _ .
At-2--o'clock in. the nfterotion this--immenSe
asSetnbled.- in public sgnare, and
-- taere orgivniied hy the election of the follow;
ing office - is. -
• resii ent:
Han. JPSENI RITNER, ,Ex . Gov. of Pa
Vice Presidents.- .
t. 7 4 3-
Jacob Rhoads, West •Ptinwilioro.f, --
Fred'k Metitter, Frankton].
William McCune, Newton.
Maj. A. W. Sterrett, :Mifflin.
Benj. Snodgrass, Shippenslvorg,
William Clark, Leesburg.
Jacob Notrainger, South' Mi•idleton.
John Miller, ;North M id• Ila t it.
Levi Merkel, Lower Allen.
Alex. Cathcart, Upper. Allen,
John C."Duulap, Silver,Spring,
- Robert Wilson, :Mechanicsburg. • ••- l •
Jesse . Young, Monroe. ' • :
James B. Orr,. IlaMptlen.'• • .
B. F. Lee, New Cumberland, -
.John Wilber, Esq., East Petinsbore,
Joseph Trego, East Ward, Carlisle,
Charles - Fleager, West .. Ward.
Thee. J. Early, ChartiVersburg.
• - Secreturtes. ,••
Dr. R. C. nays. J: W. Crttighead,'3.
Dowell; John G. Williams . and Sarn'l El
The meeting being organized, the •Ilon;
ANSON BURLINGAME, of thins was intro
duced to the meeting. :fir. Burlingame's ap...
I:teatime on the stand eSeited tho wildest en
thusiasm._ Shoutupon shout rent the_ air in
welcome of this diitinguisholl and fearless
young 'gat*. Mr. Burlingatne. spoke for
about_two_hours ima strain of lofty, butting
,eloquence which thrilled every heart. - Even
if we had the space wc confess our Inability
;to do justice to his address, w.hich was that of
a - classic and finished orator: Suffice it to
say that it equalled the highest expeotationd
of'his excited and.eager audience and was lis
tened to with the profoundest attention'.
Mr. Burlingame was followed by the Ron..
B. G. NOBLE, 'of WlBool3Sitl, in a stirring
speich, replete with oonvinoing argument and
huMororis anecdotes,. which, elicited roars o
Appian - se. Mr. Noble is a speaker ado right •
Mann . ) and gave the highest satisfaction.
The meeting then adjourned with oheers.for
lIIIBLINWIL cheers for 'FREMONT and
Ohooro for TODD: w
ii — the 'evening a largo tied enthusiastic
meeting assembled la thtt Cotitltilouse, 'which
was ably and eloquently addressed by the .
Hon. IYANTED - BaCERs and - by iha
Hon. LEMUEL rDD., Todd , took the
0001149i011:0 reply IO alandOro l us miarepren
setitittleci of * o , l o*, lll d, coarse in . Congress;
_which, he did tatiOotire ea t lafactioi of 411.1
prekiPt. , !illk*„euting ft4SOCrAcd .with ,
rousing oheere for•onr gailant Repreaentati l lr
. The number, the entbustiem and the op t
Manifested at both afternoon and evening'
'meetings, shows that,the people. are awake to.
Ake contest, and that old Mother Cumberlind •
may : be safely relied,o:POn,*44Miiitiute bee
share -to the glorious 'MOO ION!' TIIBEl!
stir The Fremont ,
and FillOkore Statei
Committees met at Itarriabury yeiterda7
and:adjourned again to the 0 16th. .•
MAZ) . MMING.
iob made the welkin