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. Trial of Cot Sumner at the aarlisle Barracks'.
"The omit martial for the trial of Col Sum-,
ner met on Thursday the. 11th hot. all the
members of the court werepresent except Gen.
Wool.' The Eon. F. Watts, appeared ae °mitt
'eel' for the 'accused... . '4 - -• . ' -
The 'condensed. report of prcoesdiege are
rpm the Philadblpbia North American. ' •
' The:specifietitions of the charge for - which-
Colonel Sumner is arraigned, are t
First That Col Sumner did. pt Syracuse,
on the 18th ofJanuiry, 1868, attempt to make
a Pereonal affair with General Ilarney 'out of
tin official matter, namely, ae to the answer
made by thetiaid Barney in'response to .the
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1341.8.LZ5L11; 1 1 8:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1858
To rioadeirs and Correspond-onto:-
A CoItRECTION.Iiii the HSUALD of the'lfith
inst., we published, es original, e'poeta
' tied '“A Legend of Elsinore.'" The error was
unintentional ,on the . part of the Andy who
- • sent the cepy,,,and accidental on ours. _The
poem, which is one of groat beauty, was writ
ten by T. B. Aldrich,Bsq., of the Home Jour-'
nal, and published in Putnam' , Magazine, in
• 1850. A lady who is kind enough to make
poelieal selections occasionallyfor_thellansui:_
happened to coPi. Mr. Aldrich's poeni, sow
' •- dentally omitting the name of the author, and
sent it to the Hamra) for publication. 'Never
having seen it before, we presumed it was
"Miginal, ann published it as such. •The vale
take is a source of mortification to the lady,
and a subject of regret to us; and we hate
taken the earliest opportunity to make the :
. correction. '• . •
' Is • our Brooklyn oorrespoinlent anoworod
Our readers will observe that both of those
"splendid store-7:43mq recently erected by Mr.
Hamilton, on the corner of. Main 'and Pitt's
street, are'now occupied, giving to that local
ity a very bualriass like aspect, Mr. C. Ogilby
'lis . taken the ()inner mem, with' a full stook'
of dry goods, and Mr. H. Mullen, 11fet•ohant
Tailor has the ono adjoining. -
(Ism=V. fit:J.lmo, Wishes to relitiquieli
business, on account of continued ill health,
of dress goods trimmings &o, with the. goo f
will fixtures and store room, which will be
rextted or sold- if desired.--: - _
This offer, affords "a rare -- obatioe," any
one desirous - of going into a business already
- established. - -
tYNE LANDELL, 411ronii Afch e treete
— Milo. or , now o enin: their necortmOht of
spring goods, to which they invite the atten
tion of country Merobante' Their. terms ere
."nett cash" and their'inetto "law priced."
PARCIIALt MORRIS & Co., 7th and Market
• Phila. In connection pith their AgricultUral
Implements and seed warehousei, are prepared
to receive coneignMents or-grain., cloVer and
timothy seed, and every description of count
Dn. W. H. Wrrston, of Philadelphia, has
located himself permanently at Lancaster; and
offers hie professional setvices to the country
nt large, his advertisement will be found in
Jonx A. NAnt E6U, auccessor to A. J. Kutz,
calls the attention of farmers and others to his
Foundry and Machine shop, Mr. .Kuti, still
remains in the establishment. '
Appointments lqy the . bosernor.
• The following , appointments by Governot
Packer, have been announced within the peat
Flour Inspector—Oeorga Di. Laumsn, of
Whiskey inspector—Joseph Collins.
Bark Inspector—William 0. Itline.
Inspector of Butter. and Lard—Johno.Keimt
iley. " .
Quarantine Maater—Lewis R. Dena%
Port Phyaician—•Samuel P. Brown.
Beata Officer—Arthur Hughes,
Sealers of Weights and Measures—Andrew
Noble, north of Vine street ; Folyard E. De
w, south of Vine street ; • •
_the Powder Magasine.: : —
The following appointment's for the interior
are oleo announced: -
'John Mackin, Flour InepeOtor for Pitteb y rg.
'Charles Smite, Sealer of Weights 'and
Measuyee for Allegheny County.
Nathan L. Atwoodi Notary Public for Clin
ton County. FL
Frederick Trace, Sealer of Weight's and
Meaeuree for Dauphin County.
*Bl5 CONyENTION OP TON NATIONAL Dw-
SOCRACY.—A movinnent has been .started at
Indianapolis in favor of holding. a Mass Con
lention of the Dentilcriny, — Who are opposed to
the Lecompton swindle. Such a project, if
, carried mit in the present state of 'pill:Ala
' opinion, would be one'of the most remarkable
dentonetratimis ever witneaeed In this oouufry.
Itthe.Demoorats of the North and East agree,
to the propositien, we think-the people of. the
West are ripe for it. • To show how the leaven
of rebellion is working among the DeMocraoy,
we clip, the following from the Butler County
Democrat, a n prominenc Bemocratlo paper in
Ohio, in bold denunciation of the Pres
`Went and his policy, is equal'to any "Bieck
Republiaall!' paper•we Imre mot with: -.•
" In bispo4ey of admitting Kaoline under
the 'Lecomptou 'Constitution, tile President
__illustrates moot forcibly' a peculiar trait of his
obatater-4. s —frvAingliis friend: I ,Prom
_ Jung to, carry out the'Cineinnati platform and
ithillansse:Nehraska act, the people 'elected
blot to the tam" of Chief Magistrate,. arid' yet,
watts year:elapses before. heforsokes his friends,
...demise the dootrinee be professed heretofore,
kloke hMignataly froth bepeatit his feet the
plaircitin ' . upon' which '. he was elevated; and
to 'himself what the executioner
doll to tbe
that eopporte the platform ppon , which he
stands—,hanysi . If the President imagines
that,the'Dernooratiy ttieTllorth will blindly
follow bluila his policy, he Is mletaken I How
a ny , lean, profeselog, to be a'Democrat; clan
abandon the, riuciples oponwhilibtbe contest,
of 185B,and '67 were fought In;Oble, and ix!.
peot 'to' rotate Ma' !Minding' in thit' , ..ohttrob
Militant." is more than , yre can told
as the Kansas Message ct the President As—.
tierce op are Its, supporters,and able as'.ere
the :argiiinenis lrought'lo Suiten:l •Ilienti
theirimurem . ntitntMettheta - bas had the hard: ,
'hood to olaita ,: for. the. policy eought . ,to ,, le
.adopted, a axiom aaani wraps:ma I .
'Almanac for 1858
quest one o t e court martial held at Fort
Leavenworth, concerning his prejudiceor bias
- against the said„Sumner.
,Second—That the said Sumner - . did, et
-.Washington; on the-16th-.of pobruary,'lB6ll,
on account of the said Harney'S refilled to re
ply to his interrogatories, send asehallenge to
the latter, in violation.of the Miti article of
Third—That the said Sumner ilid, in a- let
ter dated the 16th of Febrimry, 1858,.at Wash
ington, upbraid the said HarneY•for refusing
the said challenge, in violation of the' 28th
'article of war. ' -.
• To these specifications Col. Sumner pleaded
not guilty. The prodeention presented the
correspondence which took piece between the
The following is an abstract of. the aortas
, pondepoe submitted in evidence :•: ' • ,
No. I—Letter 'froth Col. Sumner to- Gen.
. Harney, dated At St. Leiria, • December, 14th,
. 1857, requests Gen..llarnei,to !itOet him (Sum
--nor) atiSt. Louis, to wettle I •Aifficulty exis
ting between them. '
• No. 2—Captain Alfred Pleirsonton (Gen.'
. Harney's adjutantpo Col. Sumner, returning
letter No. 1, by Gen. Harney's order
2—Letter from Col. Sumner to ,den.
Harney, from Syracuse, fixing the 20th of
March to meet Gen. Harney at St. Louis. This
is dated the 18th of January, and propounds
queries whether Gen. Harney, Intended, any
personal disrespect•by the language used by_
him at the Court Martial.
'No.9—Letter froni Col. Sumner to Gen.
Harney, dated Syracuse, January 22d, cen
'vote - letter;• and denying that - hw was under
Gem Harney's orders. - •
No..s—Letter from Col. Sumner to Gen.
Harney, dated Elyrdouse, January 24th, alter
ing•the time of meriting to the 12th of March.
No. 6—Letter from Col. Sumner to Gan.
Harney; dated Weehingion, Feb. 19th, repent
ing the queries propounded in the letter from
Symons°. •, •• -
• No. 7—Letter from Ca. Sumner to Gen.
Harney, dated Washington, Feb.' 15th, invi
ting Gen. Harney to leave the oily, the_next
day, for any piece Gen. Harney might desig ;
.nate. [This is the letter 'charged as the chal
—No B—Letter from Gen. Harney to Col.
Sumner, dated Washington, ,Feb. 16th, ack
nowledging the receipt of Col.-Stunner's 'Vote
of the 14th. February, and others, denouncing
• the former as iin_pLopsro_bwaddr_esae_dio_lria
commending officer and stating his intention
to bring the matter to the 1:160oe of a court
Ne. o—Col. Sumner to Gen. Harney, dated
Washington, Feb. 16th, •aaltnfiwledging the
receipt of Gen. Harney's letter, and stigma
tizing Gen. Harney's notion in insulting a
brether officer, and in refusing an apology or
batisfeotiOn, as conduct utterly unworthy his
This ends the correspendence. . •
The prosecution rested its case on Ihie nor-.
respondence. . 4
_.A.traoreript .of the proceedinga_atthb - A - Miet.7.
martial at Fort Leavenworth was oCfered and
eceepted, by the court es evidence, showing
the langiinge of General Harney and . .0 olonel
The first witness fOr the defenee was Col.
- (a meriiher — of Ma. court,) who
confirmed the evidence of the transcript of
proceedings end testified to the insulting lan
gunge used-by Qen Itarney,MwrArds Col Sum
ner, during the trial at Fort Leavenworth..
Colonel Bumnirenidhe should require the
evidence 'of Lieut. Colonel John - llarrie;'of the
marine corps,: to prove his,intention, aii' be
was an essential witness for the defence. .
- The court was cleared to deliberate, and it
decided to await the evidence of Mr: Harris.
The court then adjourned.
' Friday March 12th, the court met at nine
The first witness examined yes ,Col. John
Harris, of the Marine Corps 11. S. N.,'who
testified that he was aware of the co►respon
deuce between Col. Sumner and Gen. Harney,
on or about the 16th of February last.. lie
was consulted by Colonel Sumner as to the
tenor of that correspondence, knew his views
in regard to the note of the 16th of February
witness did not construe that note to be a chal
lenge, nor did, he understand .that Col. Sum
ner so construed it, to the best of hia knowl
edge. Did not think it „was a challenge; un
derstood that Col. Stimner had not selected
any friend to boar a challenge for 'him, nor
any ono. to act as his friend if such an emer
gency were to arise. • The witness wan not
The evidence was then closed on both sides;
Colonel Sumner was allotted two houis to
prepare a defencemutd.thedourt took a recess
till 12 o'clock. •
On reassembling at 12 o'clock, Col. Suniner's
defence wee read by bin counsel, Judge Watt..
The accused said ho wished to impress the
court _with the idea that ihe nets specified as
conaiiihting an offence against artieles,of war,
were not the product of a sudden' emergency
or the expression af - paesion, but were, on the
other hand, the result of deliberate ooneiderii-
tion and the conviction of ahsolute necessity.
lie then proceeded to meet the-charges in de
-Mil. Ho denied that he had made a personal
affair with - Gen; Harney out . oran official mat
ter, on the ground that the mere presence of
the court martial did not protect an individual
from the-consequences of misconduct, nor that
the inquiries of a court 'martial, addressed to
an individual, could justify the expression of
malignant or ignorant -passion. He 'denied
that-the place in which an_indlvidual stood
could cover him_with_officiaLproteotien, and
argued that an individual called to account
for slanders thus uttered; could not successful
ly plead thekiceurt Mae a:witness. of his of
fence. - •
The question put by the Court to Gen-Har.
ney was, whether he entertained_ predjudice
or bias against the aaoused, to' disqualify him
'as a member of the Court. The question was
simple, and could have been fully answered
by yes or no.. But Gen. Hominy seized the oc
casion to abuse the minds of the Court and in
sult the acouted, by declaring thrit , hediad be
fore charged the accused with ungentleMardike
and , unoffioerlike conduct, and had Mile or no
respect forhlatas a'aoldier, and that the no
cured would have been tried for the offence,
if improper and untrue statements had not
been made by'him to-the Seoretarri,of War.
Gen. Harney when appealed to by the welted
to relieve him front the asicneation: of false-'
hood, wrapped himself up in the - sileniur'of
insinuation. Col. Simmer then, appealed. to
each and every member of the cabinet, wheth
er he did not owe to himself, his family,' his
friends and the army, the act of propounding
to Gen. Harley the question contained in his.
letter of the 18th-of January. .He denied that'
the letter contained. metier for charge, trial
end conviction, on the ground that Gen. Har
ney's declarations were neither official or prop
er, and !bat this letter afforded him the op
portunity to do what belonged to every honorti
ble gentleman and soldier to do. '
On the second charge the accused „denied
that the note ot the 15th of February was in.
tended 'atfis challenge te_Getf. Hainey,.butoraa
aninvitatleqlto:Harpey.,to - leaVe the • Bladed
of Columbia to renew'noilreepondence and ex
amine the ones of difficulty, and. to afford
Gen. Harney the opportunity
The note woo-pot a challenge: . .
— r — Flret - Boaduse - it trould - notriirthatiriter"- -
• Second. 'Because it would not bear a more
Third. Because no proVious preparati on was
made for such au event, • • • -
Fourth. Pocauselt proved that aubh le not
its chatomier or Intention.., • • . •
'The accused obndemndd his 'own jtidg:
Meta the praCtise of duelling, but' held , that
, •'qlrotimstances might opour to render.it Decal
g'xri?4o,• of•;OP11 0 0
' • •- • . ' t . Thwthlrd charge WU' offl.
g•oeginitifusing 11 Ab1010,130::::if Ith 4 00 u s ij,
dtd•not mid a ohalleoge; Oen: Harney did not
eefueelt, and could not, therefore, be upbrale
ded. The Court received the paper, and went
into secret session. The session , was' very
The result of the deliberations cannot be
'knoittt till promulgated from Weshington... •
Wejtope to have the pleasure hereafter, of.
rectortfipg-ihe fact, that Col. Stmuer heO;been
honorably acquitted by the Court, such a re- .
milt, will be especially gratifying to the oiti
zens'of Carlisle, • •
fait of the officers Of the Court left' lawn
in theivening'train of Friday: •
• Tuesday, i tifarch 16th, Col::' "Surniror left town
this morning ; before leaving, he had received
A telegraphic dispatch from Washington, 'flrl •
As the Colonel was about entering the mire,
he 'was taken somewhat by surprise, as a voice
from the crowd sang out,--,".three-cheerti:for
Col. Sumner," which were given Wills hearty
The Colette! returned 'his ;thanks. briefly
butfeelingli, and left, bearing' with him the
bust wishes of the people of Carlisle,, for hie,
future health and happiness.
The Democratic , Protestants againit
With are the men? Con they .be trusted
Not 'a bit.of 'it! Who t• The candidates' or
the Democratic . party: Hear Mr. - Fertieyin
late number (9th inst.) of "Tun Press." He
denounces the Iluchanan-Lecompten_9onven.
lion that assembled at Harrisburg an -the. 4th..
instant, in well-merited terms of condemns•,
thin. His clear exposure of the utter anti
democratic character' of the Convention, is
sufficient to barn' ahame into the heart of every.
man of the party who is capable of Aflame.
That Convention met for 4he purpose of nomi
noting candidates for State officers. ...It did
nominate, and this editor of “Titx Press". sus
tains the nominations !! ! lie says, in his
issue of the Bth :
. . _
_ptthe nominniions of the
vention, for Justice of the Stipreme Court, and
for Canal Commissioner" l (These nre the only
general State of to be elected next.foll.,
After making a dligh eulogium on Judge
Porter, the nominee teethe first office ahovp
named, he says of Mr. Frost, the other . ciandi:
date,- whom he appears not to know
about: "We hope lie may be elected"!
And why, Mr. Forney, such a wish, coupled,
with such denunciations? All for Party.
his lender of the 9th, he gives a letter from 'IA
Native--Pennsylvanian,-now- a - resident -and
voter In Kansas," denouncing-the Calhoun
frauds-in the same well-meatdired terms that
every true Itepnblican uses, and Mr. Forney
likewise,-eild - yet - in - the - midut - of the letter.his
correspondent says: voted for theM (the
Calhoun candidates) 'out-of allegiance."
There I ' If there is a deeper pit in the de
gradation of party servility, where in the wide
earth is it! A map, (Save -the mark!)
tive of Pennsylvania"—liis judgment and con
science ievolting against-the men and 'thee
- surevandye rsh amid
"I voted for them out of party allegiance"!
and in the same breath asserting that if 'tKey'
-succeed, - -- , Lciva way' must follow." But party,
allegiance demanded it, and patty allegiance
demands that Mr. Forney; and every voter he
can infipenep,_sliall sustain the party candi
dates in this. State, and they'll do if.
But Mr. Forney says Judge Porter is opposed
fo Buchanan's Lecompton policy, How does
he knovi.this ? Why, "his Well-knownper
;anal- and political anteeedents have been Of .
_suehikoharabtei to induce the belief that he is
the'decided opponent pf.tbetepensidett swin
dle." Alack,-Ithis, proof! And so had Mr,
Buchanan antecedents, and thereby Mr. Forney.
'and others persuaded the good people of Penn
sylvania to vote for him. And on the assur
e-mm.of- these-belbl-inducing antecedents Mr. F.-
never doubted, till November last, but that the
favorite eon' and Ilia model statesman, weft.
true to the ,priticiptes of Democracy. But, -
alas! shocked, appalled at the perfidy of his
against his policy:
No, Sir—we don't like this logie.pf political
antticedanta. We can't trust it. Beside's, this
Judge Porter tient anti-antecedents. He
therized his friend Mr. -Cassiday te say to the
Conventiont, " be would stand upon any plat
form" the Convention might frame.
But to makdassurance sure, Mr. F. urges
that the candidates declare, unequivocally,
their anti-Lecompton faith. Suppose they do,
—can we trust them I Not a bit of it. So.
Buchanan declared unequivocally to Walker and
others, that Kansas shall have her rights, and
where is hie plighted faith I Let the telling
denunciationti of his own party--the men who
fought his battles, and gained his victories in
this State, and through,all the North-west
Besideo,y Judge Porter wore hoeistly op
posed to Lecompton, and could then submit to
becoMe the candidate of such a party, with
ouch a platform as the Harrisburg Convention,
ho then forfeitii---utterly forfolto,all consider
!Alone of respect from the people of Ponneylva-
Thikdouble dealing is a trick to get votes
from both sides. and "party allegiattee"'artil
whip party slaves intosubmission, bat freemen;
worthy of the name, never! ' •
I repeat—We can't truit•theth. They may
their° an axe to grind," or mules to sell.
Titoism Alvin :—The allusion of. our -cor 7
rimondeot, may not be understood by some
.of our readers. lt,is.known that Mr. Duel:lnn
en and hie cabinet., make the ~ .Lecoropten
ewindle" the. EUTII total of the present pro
gravely° domooratio creed, and that, to secure.
its triumph, he evens himself of. the potent
prerogative of patronage. - This man, be buys
with a prominent cooselehipi this, for . a mar.-
thalship, another for a place for a friend, and
se on; our own distinguished RepTedentative.
of the Democrats of Du mbeiland for .m chance"
of . hat k a v es 1 .f. e. he, (the Representative
aforesaid), gets a contract to furnish certain
mules forlbe Army, at, it. is said, $lOO a head,
Whnevor.knows the price of muieeiwill see he
'can easily 4 , make a good thing of , it." Any
mules, to cell?
BEPOTOt t 'OH KANBAP. —We hare received
from Mr. Muokalew, of the Senate, a copy of
hie Report on the Lecompton Constitution; In
whiob he labors hard to
"Make the viers!, appear,the bettee reason."
If you , luivn 't read It. you need' toot waite
your tinui,in doing ea, but. Just !'ELT.'' YOUR
DEMOCRATIC NEM aoas that Mr. ForneY
. laye—rind be le good authoriti , in snob a sag,
tore t4e last election which le new - taken in,
t , be 'Report of Setiator'Bnokaleiv;.oii the
nos queition,the State Would havagenelnielnet
them by 6;1,00! •' • ' "
Look out, then, for tiezi October v - '"
The maitiCureii "orbispepilti . sidTkpidre,
415eatme performed by the Oxygeoiited'Btitere
after. ell other remedial hied failed, should be' ,
euffioient4O,indooe every. DyetiePtie,..tci
0. 0 insdlokuti tila;:':-./tii:suVOss is Wonder4'
EOM . :nub "Tounto 3ltatters.
81e0oeologleisl Register : for the Week
Meech .15th, 1858.
Therma- I Rain. 'Remarks
42, 00 .
Weekly • •
• * The degree of bent in the above •regritei'
is 'the daily average of three observations.
`The following anti-Ledampion ticket for
Borough' officers, wee ratified laat..night at a
meeting at.lianticM'a Hotel! ' • •
A sb I STA NT • BURGESS,
CHAS G. MURRAY,
SAMUEL WETZEL. .
• WEST WARD.
J. B. Parker, ••
J. M.• Alien-
J. D. Gorgas. .
Fynnklin Gardner, -
Thoe. B. 'Thompson
Robert M. Black,
James 8. Colwell,
--J USTI (k-OF
'A/ L. Spoos
There are some thirty citizens in this Thor- .
ough..tif whom, the naming of the "Qld Sar-
IWO Artillery," is an oasis, in ttio desert of
life, from which wollsttphoppi remembran
ces of It was an . organization
of which its members bad reason to he proud,
cbmposed mainly of yountmen from the.mid
'die-walks of ljfe,of similar tastes and habits,
with enough of military enthusiasm to make
thorn prompt on parade, possessing sufficient
self respect; to keep up the- charaCter of the
corps to a high etandatd, and bound together
by almost fraternal ties, they held alunfition
second to no military company In the county,
for soldierly appearance, precision in drill,
and cheerful obedience to the . commands of
thou offit,,tatid they keptithat position until
unwiseinilkalawe and the direction of youth-'
fill ambition into other channels, involved the
First Battalion of Cumberland Volunteers into
one common ruin.
But, ilthough the sword is sheathed, and
the militerylrappings given up to the moth'
and rust of time, the same hearts that bounded
ne the tap of the drum, in more youthful day's
still throb .with quickened pulse. as they
recal the incidents of tho parade,ground. •
Ih view of this feeling it has been suggested
that the surviving members of the company,
should form an association under the old
name, with certain rules and regulations for
tiair,governmept, to meet annually on the 4th
of Julj, - ind celebrate the, anniversary of the
company, by adinner, nn address,..and such
Other exercises it-may be most agreeable to
a majoriti - of the aseOCiation. If thin sugges
tion meets the approbation - of the old mem
bers, let a meeting be called and the inititoary
steps - be taken in time to effect the object, so
that.the first celebratimmay, be held on the
Ginning 4th of July.
WHITE HALL ACADEMY.—We have
'received the Seventh Annual Catalogue , of
this it'stitutiOni - trnder the - charge - orrrotessor
D. Denlinger; assisted Sioacorps of able and
experienced instructors; and we are gratified
to see that during , the past year it has been in
a very flourishing condition, which is a grafis
fying gaaraayte of its excellence. Those hav
ing eons to educate will find " White pall" a
plitee atiapteg to their wants in every respect,
and we take, pleasure in referring them to the.
advertisemeti in another column . . A
.IMPORTOT TO FARMERS —We have
been requetr,to slate tha t are now
circulating Pi , tbienounty, praying the P3gie
leture to pat*: a law,. requiring farmers and
nitwit °wilt* cattle, to keep •them within.
their ondoearee, under certain penahlee.
• Beir We dill attentionlo Mr. James Book
ett's Wile of Hunaehold and Kitchen furniture
to take place On next Saturday week.
The furniture is nearly new, and the• eale
affords a good , pporturkity for young fo)korliko
are about to Omniense housekeeping..
EVJORICTTII 160T01174.7-Alfirgo number
Of ouiroltlieri% took adeantage, of the
Mon train to . larriehurg. to heir Mr..Eicretep,
celebrated lecture on 19eibiegton,*., Friday.
evealig . last L A returned delighted 'wits the
rich intelleotutl treat, afforded them by .the
trip. We lest by the Harrisburg TcegriTh,
that there we seven htindred and severity
eight tiokele akin' at the,l4cier f realising, 889.
REonurrei-7-, Over seventy.reoruitelor
AltAliouated rieglinente, arrived at thi SJar-
BarraoksOast Friday.. A detsobment of
'2l6,left about teed+ ago for tbe West .and
400 more we +deformed could be ready is
few days if tilrequisition:shpuld ooMe..
next titstion. wilt rise, ipartially eclipsed by
the moon. The: eollpse will continue fifty
'llllBminutes, and is ill, be visible.
bijibe essternicrt of the - United /Retail, and .
the.northerti pdet of &nth lA:net:Ms.
• varf No peetponment , •ou zeooilut .of the
tbieit; 4111 bii'4Ctitii:ltrapelori'lioineitsrliiii,
on Tiiescsy ti 0.281.1 hurt, 8110 advertise:pont.
SUDDEN DEATIIB,:—TWO defftbSi:bring
the past week, have &ilea upon this community
with a orus4iag weight. The first was Mr.
oeor g o W. Bucher, a native of ;this -County,
but for some time a resident of 'Middletown,
Dauphin •County„ who took ill on Tuesday
.• evening, lii Carlisle; and died 'the neat
He was a young man of 'great , Moral worth.
and' universally beloved for hie many amiable
9ualities. Hie remit]; warp taken topilver'6
Spring for interment on Friday, accompanied
by a Committee of 'the Mnionia fraternity, of.
which the decease& was a member. •
;The othe'r death was that ar Moitroe
:Morrie; one of our meet useful and enterprie•
‘ ,.itg_Oltizeno,who—hati- - the - conlidenoe - and es=
*era o! every one with whom he was . aqiuoint•
Combining -indueiry and energy in his
buoinees, with a high - degree of public spirit,
' his anticipations were Might for a long course
• of . future usefulness; but death, Cornea
I t n., a .thief In the; niglit," and ho-ia soddenly taken
'fi . om hie li!tlofamily; leaving a large oircle of
•. relatives and friends to mourn his early 'death. ,
Mr Morris wee one of the moat active'
members of the Union Fire Company, and as
a mark of reepeot to hie memory, his remains
were attended - to the grave, on Saturday last
by the Cumberland, flood Will and Unpin Fire
. Conipanies, forming a large funeral procession.
Peace to hia remains ! • . .•
- Titra the Union Fire Company;
hold on Thursday evening, -March 10th, 1858,
the following preamble and resolutions were
. Vilnannas, ft has pleased an all-wise Provi
dence to remove from our. midst our friend
and brother-fireman, Monroe Morris, an naive
member of the Union Fire Company ; there
fore be 'it
Resolved, Tharvrhile we bow in submission
to the will of Him who "doeth all.things
we.are reminded of- the all-important truth of
the uncertainty of life and the certainty of
Resolved,: That in' the death of . Brother
Morris the community 1014 lost one of its best
citizenl, the Union Fire Company one of its
betit members, and the wife a devoted and
Resolved, That we offer our sincere and
heart=felt sympathy to the family and friends
of the deceased; over hoping. ‘. their loss may
be his gain."
Resolved, That a blank page in our minute
book be inscribed to hie memory;: . ' .
Resolved, That we attend his funeral in- a
.body,. wearing the usual badge of mourning,
and that the house and apparatus of the Com-
Toay be appropriatelydraped . for the tiptoe of
thirty days. . .
Resolved, That these proceedings be'pulf
lished in the papers of 'our Borough; and a
.copy of the resolutions be forwarded to the
family of the deceased.
ATTEST: THOS.,D. MAHON,.
Secretary pro lens. .
SOIREE AT IRVINGLEEMALE_COLLEOE.
LOU— Friday evenin, the sth init., a'Seiree
game off at Irving Fannie College; Mechanics.
• burg, which is described, by. those who were
-;:present r -Ms. having,been--a-very-agreenble--en
iertainment. The evening's exeieieee consist
ed or Recitation's, Dialogues..and Music',-in
which many of the young !adios, and some of
the teaohms,..iook port. -
We have received a communication from n
correspondent, over the signature of "A Bach
describing theiitrair in deteil,'lont it is
too long.for our columns, end we are obliged
to omit it. ; •
' From the Baltimore Sun.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE EA ST BAL..
TIMORE CONFERENCE. ,
Rev. ' John
John Bowen, 'of 'the committee
to whom was 'referred the affairs orDick
inson College, presented a report of the
Confidence of the cenferenee in the, use
fulness and_generaff management _ of_ the
institution. There were several resolu
' thins appended;' one of which assumed
- the payMent of $5,800, being .one.third
of the debt of the college, and pledging
the conference to the payment as, soon as
The resolutions were 'advocated by
Rev. A. A. Reese and opposed by Rev.
Henry Slicer, but finally prevailed. •
Rev. A. A. Reese, of the committee
on the' iesidence of Bishop Simpson, pre-
Hinted a series of resolutions recommend
ing Carlisle us the proper place. The
:property to be purchased, and in the
event of the bishop not-Waking his resi
dence there, then the property to be, sold
and the proceeds divided between the.
East Baltimore and Philadelphia confer
- enoes,• for the superannuated preachers,
and tridoWs under the care of 'those bo
dies. The report recommende'd the up-.
pointtnent of a committee to carry out
° the object: The :report was adopted,
and the following committee appointed.:
Revs. Hong Slicer, A. A. Reese, and
- Thomini B. Sergeant, of the clergy, and
Jas. F. Purvis arid Robert Turner, of
-- The call- was made for the single men
who desired to enter the conference on
~probation,• When the following were pre
?muted and, received :—John B. Mann,
J. Clark Havey, John F. Craig, Philip
B. Eyre, James R. Caddon, James H.
MoCord, George W., Heyd,. John V.
Cleaver, John T. Cole, J. Benson Akers,
Milton K-. Foster,, Win. T. •L. Weeeh,
John B.:Searboro and John Williams.
APPOINI'II.SNTS' CARLISLE DISTRICT.
=John A. Gero P. E.—Carlisle—Rob
°A D. Clan/hers, Carlisle, Emory Chap
el,A. A. Reese.. Carlisle Curcuit--1-•%,
If.Dunliip,,Nathan Shaffer. York Springs
, and Hanover—Oliver 'Ego, Geo.iy.Dun
lip• • Newpor—F. E. Crever,J.T.Pilson.
Petersburg—Thos. D. Gotwalt."^e'Diew
Bloonifield--Canibridge Graham, Issao
o.'Stevens. Mifilin—John W. Langley,
Milton K. Foster, W A. ••McKee, sup.
Concord—N. S: Buckingham', J. Clark
Ham. Lifilstown-LJoseph A. BOW,
Lewistown oirouit--George Stevenson,
W. T. L. Weech, Huntingdon—Alexan'-'
der •M. Barnits; Shirleysffurg—Amos
Smith, G.' Neyd, Shippentiburg-:
Ruben K. Wilson, Green Village—Noah'
Sehlosser r A: J. Bender, Chatobersburg
Reese.... •.- •
- Daniel, Hartman, Agent of the Tract
Sookithmonitter of Carlisle Quarterly eon-
Marlatt,Principle of the
Irving,Femate College, member of-Car
lisle- Circuit Quarterly Conference.
Daukherty,• for the last two:years
p . astor Of Emory chapel, Carlisle, is eta,
' honed at Waynesboro',. Franklin C,ounty.,
Conference tweets' next year at Williams-,
As . tha proceedings :of.titir Conference
'were to long to 'give Ahem , entire in our •
iiifter,.wThave merely' Pablished' suo:a
#arta.pf thein as Would be Most interest
ing to the.peopie here. ,
TRIBUTE OF nittgrEcT
For the Herald
6161.1C06 'FROM AN OLD-TIDIES.
Ain't it a gloriouti,priviiege to . ,be a, patriot,.
`An" integral atom, cliPging,Alke a barnacle,
the hall 'of the old Ship of State, as she floats
along to the port of manifest destiny. For
this exalted privilego'our • old daddies' fought,
bled, and occasionally run, that we, their
worthy progeny, might enjoy it, and that' is
just what ram tryingfo,do.
Here I am fast anchored on this 'ere door
step, for the simpyreason that I can't travel
,any further'"nbt heiogdble - to take steps,. I
just let the ateptialike-sim, and if they are sot
isfied, so am I; :I Ain't drunk, only 'exhiler:
aged Joyously glorious---realieing one, of the
inestimable priviieges, guaranted.do all us in
dependent. soieroigns, 'who bask under the
rais,oethe stare which abide out like things
of beauty from the flnetof.,Zour lTnititras it
wayei o'er the latid of the free," when the.
wind blows. Hem---Popespearo. -
Ain't this the birth-day of Washingtonians?
_and.ain't -I-.the -last-link-of that - . crowd." -
wltioh used to congregate weekly in Beetem's
Row, and WEANLY sputter forth words of wis
dom and folly.? Aloe! where pow is that
owl-like conclave of SOLO3IONfi ? Gone out,
just like that gas light, when the puff Of- Wind
',took it., - Not beciluse there was a lack.of gas,•
but &toads° of.a supettibundince.—All_that,
nevcr-dyiug zenl- 4 -that eternal devotion 'that
bubbled forth like froth from 'a kerof
has oozed out and mixed with its kindred air.'
Aye, it lies?' dead cs a„matikerel," its very
abode has become the-resting place of a ureic
end I am left solitary and alone, to record
its virtues, ask forgiveness for its faults and
hhild its memories.down to fulnregenerations
as a thing that once lived and had a being in
this ancient borough.' A " PIM/ to its rO:
thaine,".which would, beziery_acceptable now,-
_rlithe knaiving In my innards abundantly- tee
tify. ' .
Great wisdom and forethought was evinced
by our fare-fathers, in setting apart—certain
days, in the National calender, whereon to
glorify ; for the fire of-patriotism, when heat
ed by the gaseous .voleano within, would cause
a "bust" were it not that ibmie " 0-bejnyful
days," like great eafety.valvee, firs screwed
"down .on the National boiler,.whereby the'gas:
finds 'oMnt .. iii the shapeless oonglotneratiOns•
called " orations."
. whereon . to hangs incidents of the and
thus keep them • from the insatiable mew of
oblivion.' Let ue take down a few of these
- abrade and unravel their meshes. Here is
one wrapped around with wiLioi. It tells
us that '.once upon a time" a wawa , °nova
was the eboarma pineb of a flook• of
birds; known generally as Deinecrats,..though
they have liven frequently.oia'ssified under the
names of ,SPECKIEIEACKS, SIIILI,EWALLES and
,REamourifs. - - A, grand -foest--waet-held-on ' a
' certain Fourth of July, concluding with a
concert in which the notes, no they came out,
were LIQUIFIED. by the ' coin whiskey that went
in. - Speeches were made, and ' toasts were
()tank, and huge slices of double Gloe'ter
cheese, were Trashed down with copious li
bation& of punch, when suddenly a 'readily
pallor overspread every oheek, - heade bowed
down like bulrushes amid the tempest, and
strong men sunk to the ground in convulsions.,
when lo ! like the wail of a lose spirit, the .
direful' ory arose; "VERVLIIIICT6II. KASE! WE
mucnTza.ansz II" The Vasty depths were
stirred—tigheaving rarth it came with porten•
tons sound, and the fair face of Nature gee*
foul with " VirtILIJCIITER EASE!" Ah lin
that sad hour, even demagogues grew honest,
and-uttered the words of tfuth, in hope that
de .confession iielgood for the soul, It might
prove equally potent for the stomach. Let
us draw a veil over the scene, for Charity,
with whispering voice, says " pity poor human
thie would 'suppose that such a' cleansing,
would have wiped out from the body politic,
those leeches known as demapoittes ; but, we
find the me is not yet 'extinct. They are
still Trona to Wee the honest masses, as eo
many Peek mules ; on which to ride into pow
er. A long suck at .the public tent, is the
eummum bonus, of their desire. "Get a bold
and hold on." isJhe.tnotto, , and so it will be,
as long as the Cumberland Sow has more' pigs
than teats. Even now, there is some squeak
ing to v get hold of a little teat, in our own town,
not yit.disposed of, and whether the pig that
has hold now, will hold on," or be forcedto
give place to another sucker, is a problem yet
to be solved. Be that as it may,'one thing is
certain, " our member" has bate his mulish
ness satiefiedby-contratlc-whilst-hle adhesion
to Lecompton, is firmly secured by a package
of "Jew Jewed Paste," which, it is said, was
formerly one.of his favortte prescriptions, and
so ends my celebration of the 22d of February.
BALTIMORE CITY, March 10th, 1858
Ma. Entrett:- . -On the evening of the 2d
inst. I was present at the Maryland Institute,,
where a course of Lectures is delivered every.
winter.. On the, occasion referred to, fkleoture
was delirered by John R. Thompson, Esq.,
editor of the, Southern Literary Malinger, pub
lished at Richmond, Va. 11113 subject was—
." The Ocean-and the Mountains as source's of
Inspiration." He divided his subject into two
parts z' first, an examination of what had been
written concerning the Ocean and the Moun
tains; and second, an inquiry into the ele
ments of their influence. In the moat grace-
Ad manner, and with great oratorical power,
for an hour and a half, he dslighted his large
audience with appropriate sad striking quota
tions froin classical, English; and American
literary productions,. whichAeemed to have
been thoroughly studied by the eloquent leo.
tur . er. The Ocean and the Mountains, though
.objects of great interest, to cultivated minds,
bad a peculiar Wrsairri thrown over them by
the beautiful quotations, which, like sparkling
gems, were' ecattered throughout the entire
lecture. In noticing the latter parrot his
subject, he considered power, beauty, mystery
and immutability, as the most prominent ele
ments of influence combined In the Ocean and
I,lSicuntains. 'lmmo Newton, Napoleon,
Daitlelwebster, end a long list of Poets, were
ailed among those WhOse minds had been
; r perrerfully 'Mildred by the bold and sublime .
scenery_of these eeio4cretat werk&Of-.Ndeure,'
Taken together, tbailifferint parts of this'
'lecture formed one.of the -most captivating
plattires ever presented to the
. mind of man
closed and took his seat, tba able leo
turer appeared to be bathed in the llubliMoly
- Inspiringindu*oeir - ot'the - thonierwhiehia
engaged his mind'; - and Mi. I turned' my feet
toward Ammo, the roar of a old Ocead" seemed
to be breaking . nponmy eit,ittOd: . the, lofty
mountain heights tieing in , pigeons Megnitit.
oeace before J 10! eyes:, •
On the 'following Friday 'mist* at the
sane place, I beard Illon..,Eiter,ard: Ip.aratt's
grost" lecture 4?6 - "Pi04 . 1,!. pop, : ie t iture.
!Nat d!)liyered, ifehalte "Attmelatlen,
PoMr:" . of this city; - The Meets were pit et •
~and,, notteltbetendleig this hli
price, between' three andlour thousand pet ,
sons crowded the immense hall, evincing the
high estimation in
.. ivirioh the people of this
,City hold this distinguished gen'tleman. Mr.
•EVeiett is- nnquestinnbly the gr . entest living
orator in the Unite4.. ° Btates t For
beauty; Pathos , nod power, some. passages in
his " Charity" oration are unsurpassed in
anything I have ever heard or seen.. Tall in • I'
person, with good proportion throughout, If
appenred as if his business upon 'the occasion '
referred to, was to scatter broadcast over his
intellectual audience, 'pearls, jewels, rind i diri...
monis. Charity was presented in all its bear.:
jogs upon society; and when he set down,'
dewing tears and joyful'acalamatiorisa
tarried to gaze upon the immense crowd, when •
the mighty moss . ofhumnn beingsyresented
scene which no pen could properly prrtrriy. -
After the intense ezeitement—oconsioned
° thn inspiring strains •of eloquence Which had
fallen from 'the orator's lips—rad 'somewhat
•subeided, a gentleman stepped forward and,
presented 'Mr. Everett with a large basket,
,composed of flowers of the , most beautiful
anion, and tendered by the .
Graocfully acknowledging the compliment, the
distinguished gentleman again seated himself,
and the audience retired;
.feeling to tneir
bootie, that itis' f " morellassed tolive than
to receive." - • . •
The Beet Baltimore Conference of the M. E.
Church, which has been in seesion in able City
for a week past, closed itsjanorelvit e_vening,_
and by this time n i nny of the zministers ore on
their-Way - to - limit-near field - Of toil, I under 7,
stand the dailY sessions of the Conference
were characterized by great pence and bar- .
monS , : During their enjoin% in the "Menu- •
mental City" they were hospitably entertained
byllio friends of the Church. On Sabbath, •
the 7th inst., the 'Pulpits of the different Meth
odist Churches, as well as many of the• Prey--
byterian, Baptist and Lutheran, were oboupied
by members of, the Conference ; Large crowds
attended upon the Ministry of. the Word, and
.rejoiced in the precious privilege of the Christ
ian Sabbath. ,
Mothodiatn.has a powerful hold -upon -the
population of this lnrge City, and through her
instrumentality great good Is `being non,rn
•pliehed. ,• • TItEBOB
PARK BENJANIN, in his lecture on ~ Hard
Times,"-nak . es the folk:Wing good Aila. Lt o 7--
speaking of thereat - it phrases which aro now so .
much in -yogue,--that weshould -not-be- sur-, -- •
_pftsed to see •them_imoupying_a_prominsot
place in the next - edition or ,' Webster's Una
bridged," be says:
00 IT WIIII YOU'RE ynamq
Americans, are much - renown° I for - nlirases,sidd or sung,
And the earliest thing to children taught In, (lo it,•
while You're young;" ' ' : '
'A riste - which they Ilibbey, and If the truth , were
A Tact ainJoeliy - keep on, and gn It when they're old
Lrr 're. air.
Another phrase which often glides in music from the lip,
Is of finelaignificance and beauty, " Lot 'oe rip,"
Inlhe Int6 - pitile ire bake-kept this mandate o'er and -
And let her rip so frequently, that some can rip no more.:
RURAL HAND 13OOKEI..—F0Wier &Mena of
New York, are publishing a new series. of
" Hand books for Huine• improvement," by
the author• '
of to write," "How to be
have," &o Suob - hooks are much wanted,
and as the enterprising .publishers, aro pro
verbialfor gotting - out their works in good
style at low pricies t we have - no doubt the new
series will prove as pOpular, as, those which
proceeded it. This series •iihe "The
Rouse," "The Garden," " " "Do
GODET, for April, comet
graced with fine engravings.
is excellent—" Margaret's :atitintiee
to increase in interest. ML gives a
very animated scene between herself and a
Count Virginia Tow,nsend's "Two Gifts" is
concluded,' and a new . contributor 'fives a
charming' story, called " . Blanche Brandon."
For sale at Piper'S.
Ingl.Rheumatisms,..r . the most severe kind
have been cured by using two:bottles - of,Ou .
Vitll's Galvanic Oil. ,I3anit ache, pain in the
head, sick headache, nervous diseases of the
head,.nre every day being oared sound by the
use of DU VALL'S GALVANIC OIL. . '
Thiermedieine is for sale by 11.
man, B. J. li!yffer, .1 S. Davidson,
E. JunielS, Wm. Brattan, IVm Reed, Ilond &
Cn., Alfred 11111nriA; :Highland &
James Kyle, I) Hays, ltu,sell &. thee, Green
& Co., Peter Garter; manic, mexander &
Craighead & Moore, A. M. Leidriek,
'Mary W. Fosse!. 'Y
most skeptical poople ran ho convinced 14 trial that all
the family medicines are not humbu4, and that among
the thousand of butterfly life there are a few of great
merit, and undoubted worth. or these Dn. 81NTORD'S
INVIGORATOR. or Liven REMEDY, stands first and fore Mat
MOOR the remedies of the day that can be roiled on as
a medicine that in nil It Is r!..cosinneuded by Ito ,proprle..
tore. It advertises Itself on every trial, for there are
none who use it but 101 l their friends to do so, and so
it goes from mouth to 'ninth till ni the poop!,, of the
Union have learned, tho good of thin'. truly.-val noble--'
me Urine. It Is recommended with 'testinioniala to
prove as virtue for the cure of liver complaints of every
kind, from tho worst Dyspepsia ton coalition headache,
and is, particularly sampled to. , .12111111.11/T, Dentnged
Stountettr,llowel Complaints and diseases of children.
• One or two doses ore said to pure a cold with scarce a
failure. It Is worth a trial for this - alone. It is I-sr-
Ocularly adapted to the use of ladies of sedentary I v o.
Its. Some ladies of the Idgbast„standlng in socletif
have given their certificates of Its efficacy, and we nay
to all who arc ailing, try one bottle, and you will never
be withoutlt:lhoomnsuc Puess.
reL,.There• is a DYED, •INviaonnr.pß
for all who are troubled with any of threw disagreeable
'confplaints, such as Jaiindice, Dyspepsia or Liver Die.
eases of soy kind. We feel that no are .doing our In
valid readereatkinvaluable service if we can Induce '
them to got a bottle-a-gr. Sala:mire Invigorator, and
take it, for we know from personal eiperieuro that it in
one of the greatest remedies for general debility, and
consequent inactive bodily powers ever before used. Its •
action Is so perfect and complete wi to give relief the
first time taken, and if it does to others as it Lae to us,
half a•bottle will be all that is needed, We know of o
nothing We can recommend with such confidence, for a
family medicine, as the Juvigorator,—ltsuvrav
.Woodoi hate Restorative...We have
never known any other medicine win as largo a share
of public confidence In so ttliort a time as thin has done.
It has not boon more than a year since we Ursa hesird of
It and It DOT stands at the bead of all remedies of the
kind. We hale never used any oYlt ourselves, having
bad no occasion, as tisir it crown of glory" not only as
yet retains its original culor,but get tk more so—but
some of our friends Lava, and'ity have over known it
fall of restoring the hair to its original color. We ruk
vise such as are becoming prematurely gray, to give the
"Restorative" a ttita.-.Chestur (Illinois) Herald.
- MARTON HALL, is the _place to get
good Daguerreotypes,' Aiebretypea Dielaulotypei, Eter-'
remcopes, Onlyontypes and Photograph.. . .
Penmen visiting Carlisle wilt find it to reward them
for their trouble to atilt this Institute. .
N. 11: Bat few specimen. ere - exhibited at the : door,
.and the public are respectfully invited to call at the
Gallery, where envy varietrof picture! capable of be
ing prodMied by the Photographic Art can be obtained.
r and Gentlemen call In whether you, want pic.•
tures or, not, and you will meet %Bit a cordial fecePflolli.
.. D. C. NBAGLEP..'''
. . —. .. ~.. ...
— Ou the Bahraini orate Mb het:, after a short illneos
Mrs. At N OMALIy of this borough, in the 57th year
Other age. . _ . ..
. -On the 10th hut" after a lingering Moses ~ M ra. IPA •
..111SLLA. wife of Wm. Harkness, deceased, In Rohe 77th •
'.year other age; •
On .Thireder. morning ' last. after • a sererillineW s '
SIONROH 1401tIII8, of Has borough, in' the' 88th 'year
' Oa ,Vreratesolgy; the llth injt. of convi Ilion - of
brain;lllri.i.itiOlttlii 1104111ER,0, tut,. county.- mad'
about 'l , ll.JHarf. (timber was apparently.. quite we 11...,
he melted to rest nn
litre *lir dwiectts e alibi and Cod the following of e:-
(Perry, Lainplitu audlanisughis. papers plasm.