Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, September 03, 1856, Image 1

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THE VASS OF 'rum snailitA
All night above their rocky bed
They eaw the ritara mach slow
I he wild Sierra overhead,
Th.. desert's death below.
Ike Indian from hie lodge of balk,
The gray bear from bin den,
Pevotel their camp fire's wall of dark
Glued on the mountain mon.
, t)11 upwards turned, with unxioun strain
Their leader's teleeplor„t eye,
Were splinters of the mountain chant,
Stood blank against the ulty.
the night waned s'
A gloom of sudden firs,
Shot up behind the walls of snow,
And tipped each icy spire.
at last a glow
"Up, meal" he cried ; "yen rocky . cone.
Today, pleam God, we'll pa 23,
And look from Winter'3 frozen home
On sumnier'l flowers and grass
They set them faces to the blast
They trod th' eternal nnox,
And feint, worn, bleeding, hailed at
The prniniaed land ht•low.
Behind, the
P, cony ILTI i y hot 11,
warm valley:l wood crnbog3nri
And - , ,reen with rime pud Cnrll
Thar 10-ft thp Wintri at their hAelts
tinp hi.; wing,
Ani downww.l with th
T.eard to the to of Sprm,
a Ora ct 3,
!rung lender of that mountain band
Anvtbnr ta,k
to break fn m .hurry's dPlert land
A Frreanni's plains.
I he win In am wild, the way Id 1,1,
)(Pt Osahing through tbo night.
I.n! icy ridge and rocky apc:tr
Bi azo nut in mottling light.
El, up, Fremont ! and go beforf
1 but Hour munt have at !Awl
Put on the
Anil 1. nil iii 11 ,, it,:it
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SCUM of the old fogy political), of the
South, with strong conservative incline
!jot., in apologizing for their support of
711 r. Buchanan, rest it upon the assutnp•
lion that he. will not follow up Aire fillibus
ternig prograunne of the Cincinnati Con
vention. Among these sagacious gentle
men, Air. Senator Pearce, of Nlarvlimil,
rollick particularly conspicuous. in his
late letter, proclaiming hi, enlistment iii
the ranks of the Cincinnati democracy, he
repudiates their foreign policy, a,.iu volving
oa clots.% of riggrestlcit, inconsistent with
the spirit of our government, faithless to
treaties, violative of the rights of the; nn•
tien't, and destructive to our peact., honor
and concord."
To show upon what a slippery founda
tion Mr. Pearce is standing, in his belief
that Mr. Buchanan will avoid this wicked
policy, it is only necessary to place before
his eyes and the eyes of others similarly
deluded, the following authoritative letter
of Mr Senator Brown, of Mississippi,
chairman of the committee appointed to
wait open Mr. Buchanan to inform Lim of
hi, nomination. Read what Mr. Brown
W. ISHINGTON OM Juno 18, 185 U.
Alv DEAR `SIR :-I congratulate you on
the nomination of your favorite candidate
for the Presidency.
If the nomination of Mr. Buchanan was
acceptable to me at first, it is still more so
now—since 1 have seen him and heard
him speak. The committee, of which I
was one, waited en him at his residence to
give I.iin formal and official notice of his
nomination, and in the name a the nation
al democracy to request his acceptance of
it. We found him open, frank, and whol.
ly undisguised in the expression of his
sentiments. Mr. Buchanan said, in the
presence of all who bad assembled, and
they were' hoot the North and the South,
the East unit the West, that he stood upon
the Cincinnati platform ait.l endorsed ev
ery part of it. Ile was explicit in his re.
marks on its slavery f.atures, saying that
the slavery issue was the absorbing element
in the canvass. He recognized to its ful.
lest extent the overshadowing importance
of that issue, and if elected, he would make
it the great aim of his adme . nistration to
settle the question upon such terms as
should give peace and safety to the Union,
and security to the South. Ile spoke in
terms of deeided commendation of the Anti •
sas bill, and pointedly deprecated the um
worthy efforts of sectional agitation to get
up a national conflagration on that ques.
sten. After the passage of the compromise
measures of l'ctso. the Kansas hill tea,„ h e
said, necessary to harmonize our legtalm
tion in reference to the Territories, and he
expressed hi:. ,t,rpttrAtt 'hat there :Amid
appear anyethere an organised opposition
to the Kansas hill, after the general acqui•
•,cence which the whole country had ex
pressed in the measures of 1850.
Atter thus speaking of Kama: and
livery ,asu•., Mr
. B.uthz.nan passed to our
terms of the Cincinnati resoluti on , on this
subject. But said that while enforcing
our own policy we must at all time sera •
pulously regard the just rights and proper
policy of other tiations. He was not op.
posed to territorial extension. All other
acquisitions had been fairly and honorably
made. Our necessities might require us
to snake other acquisitions. Ile regarded
the acquisition of Cuba as very desirable:
now, and it teas likely to &omen nation
al necessity. Whenever wo could obtain
the island on fair, honorable terms, he was
for taking it. But he added, it will he a
terrible necessity that would induce me to
sanction any movement that would bring
reproach upon us, or tarnish the honor and
glory of our beloved country.
After the formal interview was over,
Mr. Buchanan said playfully, but in pre-
sence of the whole audience, , "/f I can be ;
rumental in settling the slavery vas-
lion upon the • terms 1 have named, and!
then add Cuba to the Union, I shall, if
President, be wilting to give up the ghost
and let Breckenridge take Ihe government.'
Could there he a more noble ambition ?
Yon may well be proud of your early
choice of a candidate, and congratulate
yourself that no adverse infbiences ever
move you an inch from your stern purpose
of giving the great Pennsylvanian a steady
earnest and cordial support. In my judg•
merit he is as worthy of Southern co n /i.
steno: and Southern votes as Mr. Cathe ter
erie was ; and in saying this I do riot
tacos to intimate that Mr. Buchanan has
any sectional prejuoiceS in our favor. I
only mean to say that he has none against
us, and that we may rely with absolute
certainty on rvevivitig fullgUttielf, actor
ding to the Constitution at his hands.
knowing your long, laborious and faith.
ful adherence to the fortunes of Mr. Bit.
(Inman, I have thought it proper to address
you dm letter, to give you assurance that
you had not mistaken your man, nor fail.
ed in the performance of a su, red an d filial
duty to the South. In doing so 1 violate
no confidence. Very truly, your friend,
y A. G. BROWN.
To [lnn. S. R. ADAMS.
Now, any one who has perused that
u.onderful State paper called the Ostend
manifesto, will be struck, eta glance, with
he remarkable re,emblance between the
peculiar views and the peculiar language
rd that document and the style and senti
ments of this letter communicating the re•
marks of Mr. 'Buchanan on the Cincinnati
platform to Mr. Brown. We have not thu
• -hglitem that If, Brown ha, riven
us here. an auiluotyoe of t h e, democratic
candidate ; or, in mher words, we ore en
tirely satisfied that the views of Mr. Bu
chanan, as recorded by Brown, are must
faithfully and exactly reported.
This fact being established beyond all
controversy, from the position and respon
sibility of Mr. Brown in the premises, we
see at once that Mr. Buchanan is commit
ted, not only to the general home policy of
the Cincinnati Convention, but to every
part and particle of the fillibustering, branch
of that platform, with the Ostend manifes
to annexed. That robbe"r's manife..,to de
clare,. that, should Spain refuse to soli
ha, and should we consider the island ne•
cessary to our safety, "then by every late,
human and divine, we shall be justified in
wresting it front Spain, if we possess the
power." Mr. Buchanan said to Mr.
Brown, in accepting the Cincinnati nomi-
I that "our necessities might, require
us to make other acquisitions," and that
"he regarded the acquisition of Cuba as
very desirable now, and it was likely to
become a national necessity." Just so;
nothing more likely, with the transfer of
Mr. Buchanan to the IVhite (louse, and
the installation of Messrs. Forney, Sanders
and the Cuban Junta in the kitchen as
privy council of his administration. 'When
a highway robber meets an unarmed trav
eller in a convenient place, it invariably
become!: "a necessity" to rob bits.
That the a,cquisitiOn of Cuba has aheady
become "a Ocussay" in the mind of Mr.
Buchanan, is pretty clearly sot forth in the
Ostend proclamation; but still more clearly
in the enthusiastic terms in which he
states the case. to Mr. Brown. Hear him :
Mr. Brown says, "after the formal inter
vMse was over, Mr. Buchanan said play
fully, but in the presence of the whole au
dience, "if I can be instrumental in set
tling the slavery question upon the terms I
have named, and then add Cuba to the
Union, I shall, if President, be willing to
give up the ghost, and let Breckenridge
take the government." Whereupon, Mr.
Brown exithingly ask, "could there be
more noble ambition 1"
In reply to Mr. Brown, we must say
that a definite answer here depends very
materially upon the ways and means which
Mr. Buchanan proposes to employ to effect
the desired acquisition. We quite agree
with Marcy, that the last prospect of ac
quiring Cuba by purchase we snuffed out
at Ostend Yet, as Mr. Buchanan, in the
absence of something bettor, has fallen over
head and OHM ill love with the beautiful
island, blushing in her abounding charms,
and, as he must have her, we fear there is
no other way by which ho ran secure his
heart's delight than by "wresting it from
Spain, if lie has the power " This is the
old Anglo• Saxon, the old Norman, and the
old English way of sec uring the rich lad&
of other people. It is the Ostend policy
of “wresting" that from a ixighbor which
she will neither give away not Noll tinder
a threat; and the threat is the old policy
of the wolf with the lamb, a.. ft.:, I,d he
/Eacip and Gen. Taylor
In this view of the case, apps' e ,
that an official Lopez exprdinre, ,•••
the .elntion of Mr. Brit' t tit
pa: ion lot Cuba. soil a .var
Li j A L t f) 11 1 'Lf Lt 11.1 51 II 11 l as , L!l' 'IT Alf
solid interests of peace than was the abduc
tion of Helen to the Greeks or the Trojans,
arid more damaging to mil character than
the regard of Nicholas for “the sick Mall
of 'Turkey" has been to the prestige of
Rusin, we, are inclined to pause. We
cannot, in fact, agree with Mr. Bucliaitan's
ambition for Cuba•is .0 noble ambition."
On the contrary, taking his conversation
with Mt. Brown and his Ostend manifesto
toguilier, as developing his scheme for the
acquisition of Cuba, we are free to pro
nounce his ambition list noble," but
an ignoble ambition- -a criminal ;511bition
• a rohber': ambit n u, nod a most inindtii
ral and dim:ratable ambition (or tin old
11,.1..aar“ r •
a young , roan taroiar: filihm•tr•r
—it is one way among oilers far cooing
his will oats ; but when we see that old
man affectinr , the fiery zeal, as a fillibus
ter, of a reckless young vagabond of twen
ty-five, be is subject to the suspicion of
imbecility or knavery, and is not to be trus
Assinsing that imbecility is at the but
ton' of this "noble ambition" of Mr. Bu
chanan for tuba, there will he no safety in
his election, fur his fillbustering advisers,
win, have thus fat warped his better judg
ment to their designs, will taill continue to
had him by the 11(nei IVith these remarks
we turn Mr. Buchanan over again to the
care of Mr. Brown.
White Laborers, Read!
The white laborers of the country who
think slavery does not effect them, will
wake up one of these days, when it may
be toe late, to their fatal mistake. The
South emboldened by the success of their
aggressitnis on freedom, are already bold
ly claiming the right to endave the white
laboring. man, Southern papers and
Southern speakers now brazenly assume
this position. To show our readers the
truth of it, we make an extract from the
Richmond Inquires., the leading Buchan
an paper of the South. That paper says
"Until recently, the defence of slavery
has labored under great difficulties, because
its apologists—for they were merely ape!.
ogists—toolc half way grounds. They
confuted the defence of slavery to mere
negro slavery, thereby giving up the nla•
very principle, admitting other forms of
slavery to he wrong, and yielding up the
authority of the Bible, and of the history,
practices and experience of mankind.—
Human experience showing the univer
sal success of :.lava, society, and the titii
versal failure of free society,, was un
availing to them, because they were pre
chided from employing it, by athuittcw,y
slavery in the abstract to be wrong The
ileknee of mere negro simony involved
them in still greater v. TUE
LAWS (ti•' All THE ;-; irT I IERN
WIILIE NI EN IN 81,,1 Vl.;li provi
ded that through the innther they were
descended liewevet ',newly from a negro
slave. The bright mulattoes nernrdi,, to
their theory. were w F 0110111::
'The line of defence: Iwtvet Lan
ged now, and the Neil is completely con
earned and dumb as an nysto.
South now inamtains that Javery IC right,
natural and necessary. It show. that rill
divine, and almost all human authority
justifies it. The South further i.
that the little expertinimt of tree Society
in western Europe been, float the be
gifting, a eruct failure, and that symptoms
o/ failure , an trbetmlum in our .Nirrth----
while it irr fat more °herr., that nagroe3
should be ;Jaye:, than white...—for they
err only fit to labor not to. direct--yet
the principle of slavery to in itself right,
dofx not *pond tot ditreme , t 1 rom•
m , m race lace, of km.
• • • , nt! - 1. •
nil and durable, and, al,lirm -Lives have
generally been of difleren. - .nal de-
scent. Moses and A ristoth ;trliest,
historians, are both atithorit t tr of
the diGrence of ia.-••, :• or."
Working men, ; t.,
the point ? Yon too, ,re to . hves !
But, here are Mlle extracts 1011, a 1 irqrn•
is work entitled "Free Sect, !y a lailiire."
~M ake the laboring mail the slavu of
society, and he would be fat better off"—
"Two hundred years of libe:ty have male
white laborers a pauper banditti." ' , Free
t-70,,iety has failed, and Ella % which is no t
tree must be substituted."
"Pree society is a inowi•nus abortion
oral being which they are trying so uncoil
seiuu:3ly to adopt." . . “Tliti slaves
are governed far better than the free la
borers of the the North are governed.—
Our negroes arc not only batter off as to
physical emitted than free laborers, but
theirporal condition is better."
"We do not adoptihe theory that Ilarn
was the ancestor of the negro race. The
Jewish slaves were hot ilegTOCs ; and to
confine the justification of slavery to that
' , L y e woold be to weaken its spiritual
thority, and to louse the whole weight of
profane authority, for we read elm, negro
slavery in ancient times' "SLAVERY,
.Nature has made the wenk in inind or
body alaves." ...... The wise and
virtuous, the brave, the strong in mind
or body, are born to command."
"Men are nut born entitled to equal rights
It would be tar nearer the truth to say,
that-some were born with saddles on their
backs, and others booted and spurred to
ride them—and the riding does them good.
They need the reins, the bit and the spur."
'life and liberty arc not
...... . . . inal
ieuobi,~.""THE DEC
Time extracts du nut mtgs.! comment--
White men who wish to be slaves, now
Know where to find men ready and anxi
ous to enslave them.
We are sorry to see our good friends of
the Express, in their partizan zeal to dis
cover objections to Cul. Fremont, accusing
him for engraving, the symbol ord.) Chris
tian faith upon the tablets of the Rocky
inomitailis. Thu Cross (which was the
gallows of the Jews) is the sacred emblem
of the religion of the rlirfaian world. It
boloo;ys to tin sect or creed or nation ; and
as well might that "devout tourunutner"
who traced it, 'online among the eternal
b o drnomtrc,l 1,,,,,,u1t0ri0 g the name
opal that beaetilal cos t Ilution , es the
great espinrer of the wilderness who pt•
ously carved it upon I ;od's own monument
everlasting granite, The mots who re.
/otate, the o iiperstition of the cross "
can have Mile love for him who bore it—
that Lcautiful moon of the divine sun which
atom' !Humus our human night. To he
a dunned oi the .1110)01 is to ho ashamed
of the hive awl mifering it symbolizes
111 . Jusu ! lust as fii,llr,
1.,:t midnight I/9 o.3lialile , l now'
A.iltuir .1 of Johu, ! 50.111er tilr
1.1.1 1.1.;.3 111113 h to 011 , 11 a St.:
:-Ini.•ly the tine .friviel of the cross,"
withm , iii i...gard to creed:, will honor the
heron: pilgrim of the Wildcrll.3, who
gratefully and devoutly recorded his tri
umph to that :Ample ;lg., dear to e ver y
(.;hrisisau holy hieroglyphic
which Ida the Amy m.l a world's rerlikrop
lion , which 1,0 (21itietialm eye can ever ~ce
without eundwn , and which no elitistian
~onl can • vrr oiro.-iiiplat., without rcincm
berms like tic pilgrim.. of Palestine.
'PRlvz roan %r.a MAtIVIWREU
Frcihoht ha ho int ,on to Lp
IT,LI of lo? !hroui.i, th. 1t 0.., _N . I'
TEMBER 3, 1856.
The New York Independent, the organ
of the Congregationalists of tho United
States, and one of the ablest journals in
the country, is decided in its support tar
Fremont. It runs the following parallel
between Washington and our candidate :
"It is somewhat curious to notice the
triking correspondence between the his
tory of this young Republican Captain,
and that of him whom our lathers took as
their leader, in the first great struggle for.
Liberty on this continent. A part of these
have been noticed by the papers and by
speakers. Others we have not seen refer
red to. They arc interesting and sugges
tive. Washington was left in childhood,
by the death of his father, to the charge of
his mother, Fremont was so likewise, at
a still earlier period, and in circumstances
certainly much less auspicious. Washing,-
ton had an early passion for the sea, so
strong that a midshipman's warrant was
obtained for him by his friends. Fremont
went to sea and was there employed for
more than two years. Washington was
introduced to public life through his ser
vice on the frontiers, as a surveyor and
civil engineer.. Fremont won his disci
pline and his early fame its the same de
partinent, and by his uec and practice in
it has became fitted in mind and body, to
'endure hardship.' Washington learned
all that he knew of war in Indian combats
and strife of the wilderness, and rose thus
to rattle of Colonel in the provincial troops.
Fremont's school was the same, and ho
has gained the same rank. Washington
had small experience as a legislator, until
he was called to the head of the Govern
ment. Ile was taken for his wolhtried
general qualities, and not furany distinction
Ito had achieved as a diplomatist or as a
statesnian ; and here again the parallel
holds. Washington was sneered at by
men uf routine, was hated and assailed by
the 'Posies of that day as a soldier who had
'never set a srpiadron in the field;' until
his energy and patience drove them all out
of it. The same class of attacks are now
made on Fremont ; to be answered iu some ,
iinpre:,,ive way. Ells friends early felt
that Washiegton was especially fitted and
preserved of Providence to become the head !
of the nation ; as Rev. Samuel Davies ex
pressed it, that 'Providence has hitherto
preserved- him in so signal it manner for
some important office to his country:—
The sane expectation, becoming almost a
premonition, hits for years been general
ittrion7 the friends of Fremont. D. liohert
son, his early teacher, expressed it in the
preface to his edition of the A riabasis, pub
lished years ago, in these words :—.Such,
my young friends, is an imperfect.aketch
of my once beloVed and favorite pupil, who
may yet rise to be at the head of this great
and growing Republic. My prayer is that
he may be ever opposed to war, injustice !
and (oppression of every kind, a blessing
to his country, anti an example of every
noble virtue to the whole world.' Wash
ington was called to the head of the army
at she ago of forty•four ; and if Col. Fre
mont shall live to too the dth of March
next, we confidently expect that the singu•
tar parallel will so far be perfected."
"Heads I Wiu, Tails you Lose!"
Is Americanism to be the cat's paw for
Democracy and James Buchanan to pull
the Presidential chesnuts out of the but
ashes of the pending canvass? This is a
quc?stion which is presented to the consid
eration of every loan who How supports
Mr. Fillmore, for the Democratic papers
do not endeavor to conceal the fact that
the only hope for Mr. Buchanan is by
splitting the opposition between Mr. Fill
more and Col. FREMONT. 'the New York
Journal of Commerce is jub;lant ever the
late Fillmore Convention in Pennsylvania
and after stating that by the strong veto of
72 to 18, the Convention refused to unite
with the Republicans in a Fusion ticket,
says exultingly the Americans adhere
to their nominations, as there is every rem
son to believe they will, tho Autocratic
ticket will be elected by a very large ma•
ority." Now tve would ask our Ameri
can brethern if they desire to see such a
result, and would it not be assured if they
persist in their course? The same game
is to be played in Connecticut and Illinois.
From the former State, the New York Ex
press has intelligence that they will? poll
a good many votes for Fillmore and that
FREmoscr cannot get a Slate--of course
then Buchanan will ! Can any thing bu
plainer thou this, or are AMCIIeatIS prepa
red to make themselves the dupes of this
veiled enormity ?
A Challenge toMr. Brooks.
CLEAVELAND, Allgllst 1, 18511.
Editor Cleave:laud Louder
Believing that Preston S. Brooks, of
South Carolina, should be punkhod for
his cowardly attack upon lion. Charles
Sumner, and for thu conceited !winner in
which he boasted of his courage, and for
his sneaking, cowardly display of the
white feather ; in his recent refusal to fight
a man whom his challenged (for fear of
being hereby challenge this
cringing puppy to meet me at any place
he may appoint, with pistols, rifles, or
cowhides. Now, then, Mr. Brooks, let us
see :.unto of your boasted courage.--
You are irfriaid to meet. a t a int 1--dare
you meet a mom,. ? lum a widow lady
..• lost two .113 during the lute war with
Mexico —lighting for what they Imposed
to be ft, rdent and liberty—and now,
though upward:. of fifty years of age, I
am truly anxious to do my country sonic
t vice by whipping or choking the cow
ardly Carolina ruffian, who has taken'the
stand to pot down and crmh Ante . md':;,
in, prcemoz. right
nkv sir rut -tau n-th,
11,, AMELIA R 1.1
We take the following from the last is.
sue of the New York Independent, which
is the organ of the Congregationalists in
America. It is from the pen of Rev. H.
Ward Beecher. The hit at Brooks of the
New York Express, who insists upon for
cing Col. Fremont into the Catholic church
against his will, is capital :
The first summer which we spent in .
Lenox, we had along a very intelligent dog
named Noble. Re was learned in many
things, and by his dog-lore excited the un
dying admiration of all the children. But
there were some things which Noble could
never learn. Having on one occasion seen
it red squirrel run into a hole in a stone
wall he could not be persuaded that he was
not there for evermore.
Several red squirrels lived close to the
house and had become familiar, but not
tame. They kept up a regular romp with
Noble. l'hey would come down from the
maple trees with provoking coolness; they
would run along the fence almost within
reach; they would cock their tails and sail
across the road to the born; and yet there
was such a well-timed calculation under all
this apparent rashness, that Noble invaria
bly arrived at the critical spot just as the;
squirrel left in.
On one occasion Noble was so close up•
on his red-backed friend that, unable to get
up the maple tree, he dodged into a hole
in the wall, ran through the chicks, emer
ged at a little distance, and sprung into the
tree. The intense enthusiasm of the deg
at that hole can hardly be described, Ile
filled it full of barking, He pawed and
scratched as if undermining a bastion,—
Standing off at a little distance lie would
pieroe the hole with a gaze as intense and
fixed as if he were trying magnetism on it.
Then, with tail extended, and every hair
thereon electrified, he would rush at the
empty hole with a prodigious onslaught.
This imaginary squirrel haunted Noble
night and day. The very squirrel himself
would run up before his face into the tree,
and crouched in a crotch, would sit silent
ly watching the whole process of bombar
ding the empty hale, with great sobriety
and relish. But Noble would allow of no
doubts. His conviction that that hole had
a squirrel in continued unshaken for six
weeks. When ull other occupations failed
this hole remained to him. When there
were no more chickens to harry,no pigs to
bite, us cattle to chase, no children to romp
is ‘,l,...diL;Lm.: t. make with i.;rcerr.
folks, mid when he had slept all his dog
skin would hold, lie would walk out of the
yard, yawn and stretch himself, and then
took wistfully at the hole, as if thinking to
himself, Well, as theru in nothing doe to
do, I may as well try that hole again."
We had almost forgotten this Pile trait,
until the conduct of the New York Ex
press, in respect to Col. Fremont's reli
gion, brought it ludicrously to mind again,
Col. Fremont is, and always has beets, as
sound a Protestant as John Knox ever was.
Ho was bred in the Protestant faith and has
never changed. tie is unacquainted with
the doctrines and ceremonies of the Cath•
olio Church, and has never attended the
services ~f that Church, with two or three
exceptions, when curiosity, or some extrin
sic reason, led hint as a witness, We do
not state this open vague belief. We
know what we say. We say it upon our
own personal knowledge. Col. Fremont
never was, and is not now, a Roman Cath
olic. Ile has never been wont to attend
that Church. Nor has he in any way, di
rectly or indirectly, given occasion for this
It is a gratuitous falsehood, utter, bar
ren, absolute and unqualified. The story
has been got up for political effect. It is
still circulated fur that reason, and like oth.
er political lies, it is a sheer, unscrupulous
la!sehood, from top to bottom, from the
core to the skin, and from the skin bank to
the core again. In all its parts, in pulp,
tegument, rind, cell and seed, it is a thor
ough and total untruth, and they who
speak it bear false witness. And as to all
the stories of Mr. Fulmer, etc., as to sup
posed croversations with Fremont, in
which he defended the mass, and what not,
they ore pure fictions. 'they never hap
period. The authors of them are slander.
ors ; the intuit who spread theca become
endorsers of wilful and corrupt libellers.
But the Express, like Noble, has open.
cii on this hole in the mall : and can never
be dono barking at if. Day after day it re
sorts to this empty hole. When every
thing fails this resource remains. There
they are, indefatigably—the Express and
Noble--a church without a Fremont, and
a hole without a squirrel in it !
In some respects, however, thu dog had
the advantage. illßontetimes,.wo thought
Phu really believed thaw thsze was a
tiredl there. But other timal& app.,
rosily had sit inkling of ridiculousness,
for he...would drop his tail, and walk tow
ard, us with his tongue out and his eyes a
little islant, accusing to say, "My dear sir,
you don't understand a dog's feelings. 11
should of course much prefer a squirrel,
hut if I can't have that, an empty hole is
better than nothing.. 1 imagine how I
would catch hint if he was there. Be
sides, people who pass by don't know the
lacts. They think that l have got some
thing. It is needful to keep up toy repu
tation for sagacity Besides, to tell the
truth 1 have looked into thus hole so long,
that Halve halt persuaded ntyi.ell there
la it .iqiiirrel there, or will be, it I keep on."
Well, every dog must have his day, and
every dog have his way. No doubt
if we were to bring bark Noble new, after
t . 11111111. ' 3 absence, he would Make
t1d101: 1 , ,1 I.llu lief, in the wall %%rah put
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VOL. XXI. NO. 36
We never read the Express now-a-days
without thinking involuntarily, “Gloodnoss!
the dog is letting off nt that hole again."
The day of grace is past,
And reckoning conies at last,
The bold and the daring ones in vice shrink away
But tricks will not avail,
In guilt and fear they pale,
Before the people's judgment day. [faithful,
Cannes—Douglas and Pierce have not been
The White Howie has led them astray,
They're our country's direst foes,
• Have dectroyed her calm repose,
But they'll neer forgot this reck'ning day.
We'll remember who are true,
And we'll hold thorn up to view—
Their courage for right and rebuking the wrong
But Buchanan and his elan
Will be routed to a mau,
Before the mighty—Freedom's throng.
Cnoncs— Fremont and Dayton will be faithful;
Slavery cannot make them a prey.
They're men of noble mind ,
The path of right they'll find
To usher in the glorious day.
akUncle Sinn" has traiued his boys
To cherish Freedom's joys, [of earth;
Bequeathed by the brave and the choicest men
But the rulers * of to•day,
By their foul despotic sway,
Disgrace the !and that gave them bath.
(hmus-Freemen to their trust m ul e faithful
Yield not to border-ruffi way,
But united to a man, 4
With Fremont in the van,
I'roelaim the people's judgment day
Uncle Sam" provides a farm,
Fo” each son, whose sturdy arts [sod ,
Will plough, sow and reap, and adorn the virgin
But the land to freedom sworn,
Most by ruthless hands ho torn,
And sacrificed to unpaid toil I [faithful,
Owens-The South to hei pledge has not been
Kansas she seeks for her prey,
But. the North, too, has her right 4
To secure it sho will tight,
Tin we usher in the glorious clay !
Ye Sons of Freedom woke !
The chains of party break, true,
And show a gazing world that to hheity you',
Thu White House has no place
That a bachelor can grace,
So with Jessie we'll adorn it one 4 , !
Cuouus-Fremont and Jessie will be faithful ,
"tfeion"--"of hearts" be their sway,
'Tween the sunny, balmy South,
And the the steadfast, busy North,
The dawn of Freedom's glorious day I
PI.SERVING Arrl.ea.—•An old farmer in
forms us that he has long bees in the habit of
preserving his choirs apples, for late use, in
plaster. Ho takes common flour barrels—co
vers the bottom to the depth of five inches with
finely pulverised plaster, thoroughly dried, and
then l lunes a stratum dapples, not so close as
to touch each other, and covers them with airs
ther layer of plaster, carefully filling all the an•
turstices, and making the whole close and com
pact by the pressure of the hand. In this was
he fills the barrels, and heads them up. lie
says the apples will keep perfectly sound for a
twelvemuntli, or longer if desired. A crisp,
juicy apple, in the warm, sultry days of June
ur July, is a luxury net often to be obtained,
hence any method for the proaervation of this
excellent fruit in the full retention of its many
excellencies, is a desideratum ''devoutly to be
wished foe."
kir Peek, says the editor u(a New Orleans
paper, invited us down to Lake dinner with hint
the other day and he went. For the benefit of
those who may hereafter want to know where
to Lind good etaing and plenty of it—such es
it is —we give Peck's bill of fare : lot—catfish
soup. 2d.--Ono huge catifish, with catfish
sauce. 3,1---A small catfish, stuffed. 4th--
several catfish, not stuffed. sth--Some fried
catfish. fith—Catfish "owlet," mixed. 7th—
Scrambled catfish, great variety, very good.,
elk—A large number of very small catfish, a
la Aancaise. 9th--A few catfish. 10th—
Some more catfish. There WAS quite a nuaibcr
of dishes besides, but they all contained catfish
done up is every style the heart could wish.—
The dinner was "interspersed" with a few
crackers and bad jokes. Long may Peck
Star The Washington Union, spedking of
the Free State tout who have emigrated to
Kaning, says
"The miwoble Altar eed rabble who have
been transferred, like so MANY CATTLE, to
Out new country, are more to be pitied than
Such language la wcrthy the organ of • mu
crable Slave driving, Slave extending, Shwa
wornhiping, Slave-holding, doughface
Ike At Colimairti, i nti.,,irp, Jcbn Dube,
ry, ha., been arrested charged with circulating
the speeches of Senators Sumner and Sewara
among the people. The punishment on cnn.
victim' is ten years in the penitentiary.
Par The Loudon Ttmea of the 29th uhtuso
lauds Col. CI e moat, and declares bis Hitiesl
addl.,' Toriie of any people and dn.,' states