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IIARVEY SICKI.ER, F.ditor.
Wednesday, y An?, 5 1863.,
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WALTER 11. LOWRIE.
OF ALLEGHENY rot'NT Y.
Close ol" the Year.
This number c!o=es the second year of the
publication of the New series of the AW/A ,
Branch Democrat. There are but fifty ;
numbers in the present volume—the number j
which we shall hereafter adopt to fill the
volume. By a mistake made in numbering
at the omission of a number on the week of
christmas, there appears to bo fifty-one.—
The year having closed wc have concluded
to close the volume with it ; and to adopt
the almost universal custom among printers
of taking a respite of a week during the
Holliaday3, and also or.e on the 4th of July
as long as we continue to publish a paper—
as long as wo have any liberties which were
secured to us by the Declaration of the pa
triots of the revolution. When the 4th of
Julj 1776 ; the Declaration of Independence
and the teachings of Jefferson entirely give
way to Jan. Ist 1863, and the nigger proc
lamation of Abe Liucoln we will not, in all
probability, be allowed to publish a paper,
advocating the rights of white men. We
shall publish no other.
Billy Button and the Dralt.
Every week or two we are favored by Bil j
ly of the Republican with a homily on our j
duty to support the govern.nen( Abe Lincoln)
and the laws. (Abe's aibitrary edicts and
What would bo thought of a General who
—. Jiad i fortification to take, who should exhort
his men to ro>(i on tlie enemy's works and
into the deadly breach while he tuck to hi s
heels and ran away from them }
What world be thought of the h nesty and
sincerity, a minister who preached about hon
esty and temperance, in the pulpit, while he
timed his sermon by a stolen watch, and ex
haled the fumes of whiskey at every breath ?
Would not one be called a coward ; and the
other a thief and hyppocrite ?
Iset us examine the precepts and practices
of this brawling, wile mouthed self-styled,
patriot by these rulers. lie is exhorting
men to rush into the war, to " support the
government and the laws" and yet he never
had the remotest idea of getting within
smelling distance of burning salt-petre and
charcoal, himself 1
Totnake tbe case a little plainer to Billy
who seems rather thick skulled on this
point. Suppose one of these " ven >raom
copperheads" as he styles them, of Falls—
a farmer—.should be drafted, after he had
sold his farm and " made his arrangements''
to abandon the business entirely—he pleads
—not that farmers are exempt by law, but
that the cause of agriculture would sulfbr by
his absence. The authorities accept this as
an excuse and he goes free. To carry the
KTtnileo a little further, suppose be were to
go as he ha l intended, to Millviile, in Co
lumbia Co., aud set up a grog-shop (Billy
aavs the Falls people all love to deal in li
newspaper, like Billy's, and
ironest dutch farmers fur their disloyalty,
their want of patriotism &c wodd'nt he
make them stare ? What a" L >yu\ '* chap
they would take him to be ?
Now, Billy was appointed to a vacant su
pcnntcndeucy in Columpia Co- Not daring
hope that he would be reflected, he ten
dered his resignrtion and made his aarango
ments" to come to this county. U e was
drafted. 110 was not exempt bv law. He
and his abolition friends, thought the cau<=e
of education-might suffer. He was released,
he alleges, on that ground. He came immei
%tety to this county, and fakes to teaching
Jin their duty to the Government, obedi
ence to laws. Ac lie tells us the laws must '
be observed and obeyed. ll e pours out the
rials of his wrath on men who dare to speak i
oftheir unconstitutionality. 11, scents trea-!
son afar off, and sounds the alarm. He al- |
mo.t goes into fits and calls Ufi a ll kinds of
vile epithet, because we—adopting the com- !
• tnon sentiment of the country—called this
• infamous one." Doubt
'ess t!xis man has some readers, who think
him honest and. sincere. %Ueso very conta
in* readers will not allow lht-mj!ves, to re
it upon Billy as a man drafted under a
A w—the constitutionality of which no one
questions. They do not think that by a'
trickery, lying, deception, and in violation of
law and solemn official oaths, this man, for !
political reasons, was allowed to evade the
lair and his duty to his country. What a
specimen is this pimp to talk to hon- !
t . ft law;abidin g met.; about observing the j
Lssr The news from the seat of war is
comparatively unimportant. The army of
the Potomac is at a standstill now, though
they have done considerable marching with
in the past few days. Quite a desperate
cavalry fight occurred at Culpepper on Satur
day last in which our forces under Gen. Bu
fort, were repulsed by Gen. Stuart.
At Charleston, the siege of Fort Wagner
has been suspended, and the rebels are bom
barding Morris Island which was taken by
We call particular attention to The
Bible view of S'avery published on our first
page. The article will be concluded in our
next. We regard it as a most convincing and
irrefutate article on the subject—read it.
jcsr One week from next Monday, the
17th inst., court commences at this place.—
We hope no uian who is in arrears for the
Democrat , will fail to pay up at or before
The N. Y. Copperhead is the title
! of a new, neat and spicy paper, published
weekly at No. CO, Courtland St. N. Y. City
j —Price §>1,50 per annum. At the head of
! this paper is a fac-similee of the head of the
! Goddess of liberty, as appeared on the cop
i per coin formerly quite common in this coun
-1 try, whose place in the pockets of the peo
ple has been supplied by a little oblong piece
!of blue paper with a kind of sticking salve
jon the reverse side. We would remind our
1 readers, who may have forgotten how the
head of the fair Goddess looks, that it does
: not, in the least resemble a nigger; aud that
i the newspaper of, is in the interests of
I white men exclusively.
[Fnora tho Philadelphia Ago. J
How the C'oiiscrtpts Dove ThingB-THc j
Truth About the Conscript! >n.
One who reads the accounts that are puh- |
lished in somo of the daily journals of this j
city, in reference to the conscription, would |
bo led to believe the sensation of being
drawn" is one of the most delightful that 1
can possibly be imagined.
Instead of anybody being at all discom
posed by the operation, it would seem that
the parties "conscripted" are the happiest of
mortals ; while those who fail to draw a
prize are the only ones who are disapointed ;
the utmost good humor, we arc informed, j
1 prevails at all the drafting stations—great
' enthusiasm and inimenso cheering always
j wind up the entertainment—and, on monday j
! last at the conclusion of a drawing in por \
tion ofthe First Congressional Distiict, Mr.;
Parvin sang the Star Spangled Banner in fine
stylo, the crowd joining in the chorus, and
theassemblage finally dispersing with cheeis!"
If these singular demonstrations were real,
and cme (mm those who are torn Pom
their homes by the titration of .he fatal
wheel, tloy might furnish material for strange
and serious reflection- But the public can
not be made to believe that the masses o!
this great city- -parlicuUrly those living in
the '* stews," as depicted by the North
American—in place of forcibly resisting the
conscr'ption, hail it with the same manifesta
tions of pleasure that would be exhibited
upon the return of peace and prosperity in
the country. Those who eheer at the result
are the men who have three hundred dollars
in their pockets ;theCr wd of Administration
claque rs who are employed especially for
these interesting occasions ; and the throng
of idle spectators who are led - to the seeue by
mere curiosity, and have no interest what
ever in the result of the blind man's
manipulations. No sensible man will assert
that the conscription is popular. It is not a
public blessing which is greeted with the
earnest applause r.f the admiring masses.—
Men, who attempt to convey the impression
that it is not an odious measure, are false
teachers, and ars assuming a fact which does
not exist. The constitutionality of the act
will be thoroughly tested before the courts ,
and when a decision is rendered upon that
point, it will then bo seen how many will
still approve the measure, if the opinion of the
should be adverse to thd bill. Although our
city haiW^l tie r ' a ;; lcl^-";:^ fa turbu "
lent resisttuiolo the law. there is no place
where the conscription act has been more
severely criticised by tho people. Let us
i about the rapturous
to the law, uutil its constitutionality is pro
nounced upon by the proper legal tribunals !
j £2f Soma <sf the Abolit'on journals have
• | positively denied the statement, that, at the
'.battle of Gettysburg, the Federal troopt
'! ought under the impression they were led
BV MCCLEI.LAN. But the evidence of the
fact accumulates, and w S now have still fur
ther verification of it in the following from
the correspondence of tha New York Commer
nal Adixrttter, a paper whose Republican
ism will not be questioned by the most zndi
! " Previous to the battle a report was re
ce.ved to the effect that Genetal McCMhu,
had put himself at the head of the new militia
orcc, and was hastening to their support at
„r E There
delight at the new,, wb, ch contributed net ,
Mile to the stubborn detenoe subsequently
made by the men.
The New County Election.
The vote at the special election, held on
j he 21*1 July to decide whether or not Lacka
vrana County should be erected, resulted in
the defeat of the measure bv a majority u f
•fiyii. The vote was as follows • _
j Fur, a new county 3450—against 7187.
THE ELBOTIOW IN KENTUCKV W E have j
as yet received nothing as to the re
sul tof the late election in Kentucky, but it
may be presumed that bayonets have tri
umphed over ballot?.
T IIE CONSCRIPTION ACT.
ITS ITNEOVSTrrt'TIOXtI.ISY DEM
ONSTK ATEU BUY OX D CAVIL.
No Man can leave the Slate as a Soldier
It is unfortunate that in our country we
find people so far carried away by their po-
litical prejudices and pirttzin feelings that
they do not stop to consider the cff.-ot which
certain acts will have on the future welfare
of ti eir country. In a republic every man
should look upon his liberties with a jealous
eye, ar-d frown down every attempt to en
croach on his rights or to subvert the repub
lican form of government under which he
lives. When we read history and find that
no nation ever lost its liberty except by the
action of its own people, it is disheartening
to find some of our countrymen so far for
getful of the warnings of the patriots who
framed our institutions as to justify and ap
plaud every infringement of the C'onstilu
tion, and to denounce as a traitor to his
country any man who lifts his voice against
those in power who are striking at the heart
and undermining the principles upon which
our government is founded. If the people
had showu any unanimity of feeling 'against
the first unconstitutional act of the Presi
dent, the authority of the laws might now
be exercised over every part of our country,
the American Government founded on a fir
mer basis than before, and American citi
zens would not now be complaining of the
injustice of the many unconstitutional acts,
among them the Conscription bill, which
the Administration is now forcing on the
country. We call the Conscription bill u*i
; contshutional, and we will give our reasons
! for believing it to be so, leaving every intel
-1 ligent, unbiassed American citizen to judge
I whether our conclusion is correct.
First. It is unconstitutional, because the
j Constitution of the United States gives no
; power to Congress to interfere with the right
, of a State to organ'ze, arm, and discipline
j its owo militia, or to say nihioh of its citi
j zens shall, and which shall not bo liable to
j do military duty.
By article X, Amendments to Constitu
tion, it is provided that " th powers ii'>t
delegated to the United States, nor prohibit
ed by it to the Sla'es, are reserved to tho
States respectively, or to the people."
The questicn then arises, is : " lias this
power of each State over its militia ever been
delegated to the United States ? " All pow
ers that have been delegated to the United
States by the S'ates are contained in the
Constitution. X"W, the only clauses in the
Constitution in relation to the militia are as
SfCT'ON VIII. C .■ncresc SHALL have power
"To pnwiie for organizing, nrminjj ml disciplin
ing the tni'iii i finr! fnr goirrning such part of them
as inav be employe-! in the service of the raited
St <tes, reserving to the States respectively the ap
pointment of theoffi ters an I the au hority of train
ing the militia, according to the discipline prescrib
ed hy Congress "
'To provide for calling forth the militia to exe
cute the laws of the union, suppress i lsurreetions
and repel invasions.' 1
It will be seen by these clauses that the j
States never gave to C ingress the ri.httoj
organize, arm and discipline the militia, but
or.lv the rieht to provide how they s' >miM he |
organized, arm-d and disciplined. And the i
reason for the adoption of this clause is ap- 1
parent. When the deputies from the sever !
al States met in joint C invention to adopt a
Constitution, they knew that when an exi- |
gency should happen so that it should he j
necessary that the militia should be called
out, the effic ency of the militia would be !
considerably increased if they were all or- j
ganized, aimed and disciplined under'he
same plan or laws, and they knew that* the
onlj' way to have a uniform law, was to del
egate to Congress the right to pass laws pro- i
viding how the inilitia of the several States
should be organized, armed and disciplined,
but they did not give up the right of each
State to organize, arm and discipline its mi
litia, according to the plan or law of Con
The l<6t elaue gives Congress the power
"to provide frcalling forth the inil tia
that its, tiro power to say when, in what
manner, and under what circumstances tho
y?,\\itia. which is organized, disciplined and
- nd again, the Constitution provides, Sec
•If fh ° Pre " t,eot sh * be Commander-, n-Chio
of the Army d W^ of the
! militia of tho several States nhen called ir,
! actual service of the United State,/'
Now this clause shows by implication tha
lil wh? * Pight t0 rai ' e 118 Wn ,nili
which f L Carr,e ' WUhitthe 'ight to eaj
Which of rts citizens shall be exempt fro.,
military duty and which shall not, ft nd the
tin ! ,a f so p ° ww over this mil,tia
tl it i called into the actual service of th,
United states. Wo have seen before, (Sec
Bth,) that Congress only has power to gov
■ern the militia " when employed in the scr
vice of the United States." ft ie, therefore
clear that no power ,s given by ahy dans,
in the Constitution to the President or C 0,,,
gross to enroll the militia, or to say whicf
citizens shall he to do military BeNrie
and whtch shall not, or to do any act what
cter until they are mustered into the service
of the United States,
It might also be mentioned that every | aw
of Congress enacted up , c f!ie lio , e of
passaee of this conscription bill, (0 provide
for calling f„rth the min.ia to *„p preM in .
sunvctmn arH repel inr.si.,,,/' h „< ncknowl
edged this right of each State to h e ajnd, e
ofwhut citizens are liable to do military sen-
The act of 1732, a'ter providing that cer
tain per*™ should be exempt, says. amJ
ill persons who a e now or hereafter mat be
■xernpt by the taws of any State.' 3
Socovd, The present conscription bill , s
unconstitutional, inasmuch as it takes out of
the power of the States the appointment of
the officers to command its own militia in vi
olation of Section Bth, ah >ve quoted, which
reset ves to each State the right of appoint
ment of the offiiers to corn nan 1 its own mi
litia. The eighty-fourth section of the con
scription bill gives the President power to
asigtf any person drifted under the provis
ions of the act to d military du'y in such
corps, regiment, or other branch of the ser-
vice as the exigency of the service may re
q tire. The Presid-'ut in iy, under this sec
tion, place every PennsylVanian thjt is draft
ed in New York or other State regiment, or
companies commanded by New York or oth
er State officers. It is plain the object of
this provision in the Constitution was to
keep the militia of each State together, each
company, regiment, battalion brigade, or di
vision com inau led by an officer appiinted
and acting under State authority .
Third. The present Conscription Bill is
I unconstitutional, inasmuch as it places the
whole ra'iitary power of the country in the
hands of the General Government, thus de
feating the right of each State to have any
; militia at all, and the Constitution declares
that *' a well regulated militia is necessary
to the security of a fieo State. 5 '
Fourth. We come to the fourth, last and
most important reason why the conscription
j bill is unconstitutional, and that is that it
places in the hands of the President a power
not contemplated by the powers of the Con
i stitution, not enumerated in his duties, and
; a power too dangerous to entrust in the
hands of oue man, threatening, as it doe 3
the liberty of a free Republic. The powers
given to the President by the Constitution
are great and plenary. He has the power of
j appointment of hosts of officers, both in the
i civil an 1 military de;irtmants of the gov
-1 eminent. Ha appoints ambassadors and
■ other public ministers, Judges of the Su
preme Court, and c immissions every officer
'of the United States. lis has tho power of
! pardon. llj has the power of jfoto. II >is
the supreme executive officer. But although
! the powers of tho President are large, our
' forefathers wisely seeing that men might be
; elevated to that office who, from motives of
ambition, self interest, or political prejudice,
; might be tempted to exceed their authority,
i limited the powers of the President, and
1 have in the Constitution so fully and explic
! itly set forth his duties, that it is impossible
I for hiin to exceed his powers without the
knowledge of every American citizen who is
i able to real the Constitution of his country.
• Now, let us for a moment, look at this con
' script-.m bill, and see whether the powers
j therein given to the President are not dan
i gorous to the liberty <>l the pe 'pie of the ro-
1. If gives the President power to divi le
th" whole f'iiiu rv up into ni 1 arv d sfnc s,
! and to app nut a provo-t vlirsiial in in if di>
trict. whose p ww ov r tne oitiz-ns is union
1 ite l. evi-rr tn ui li ib'e t in lit in* ilu'v, be n;
| under I be act, considered as belonging to the
I noti'.rn 1 fi tre.
2. It gives hiin power to appoint the en
; rolling officers, who are removable at his
3. It gvcs him power, whenever he deem* j
it necessary, to call out any number <>f citi
zens, an l if those who re draften do not ap"
pear within arc ain tun ', they flhill b • ar
rested bv the Pr>v<.st M?rha', an offi vr ap
pointed by l.itn,an<l who is removable at his
pleasure, court martialed by officers also ap
pointed by him, (not by State authority) to
be tried for desertion, the punishment of
which is death, or such other punishment as
these officers may direct, thus placing the
life and liberty of every citizen in the hands
of the President of the United States and his
4. It gives the President power to send
any citizen drafted to do any military ser
ves lie may desire, tiius depriving that citi
zen of bis right to be commanded by an offi
cer appointed under Stale authority.
5. Whenever a call is made by the Pres
ident, as there is no particular mode enu
merated in the act as how the draft is to
take place, it is in the power of the Presi
dedt and his Provost Marshals, during the
sitting of our legislature, to take every mat
out of the Hull, to take the Judges off tin
Bench, to take members of Congress from
their places, to take every State officer pro
vided they possess the required qualifica
tionn, aid place them into the military scr
unless they pay reraair
furnish a substitute,
in short, it is in che power of the presi
to override all the right, or ,h 5 ,.„;
W """ ■■"> them when lha c „„
stitution was adopted ; t„ break op,
petty lasting.,., 0 „ r s , a , e inJ
Go™,,™,, d our Court,, every ,J C
SU,e '"'bomies, except o„r Gove, „ ur
being amenable to <h s m.lhary p„„ er of ,h
Does any sano „„„ boiieve , h
ZT , intended Ulal
the Preeideat she,,ld bave such unlimited
'-pt.tc power an tha-t given bin, br tin
Conscript, n„ Act ? It i. true that the Cu.
st,tattoo makes him Commander Chief
he several State, whm in
that is, after the militia raised by State u
thuntt r have hcea transferred t„ the seme,
S ' ,e i but vrhrre i, the Con
ehlulmn doe, the President or Congress dt
f 7O 'bn.Pnwer to go i„,„ . s , J' £
In, the consent „f Sl „ e •
!!?'' the pen.
' ' c " ,z, "b include therein citi
zona who are exempt by Suie
place men under martial law and in m,l„arc
service for three leg years, ,"? r
consent and without warrant of low I u-|*T
security h.s , c ,„a..„ if, '
this power ? The Jaw p„„ , "
power in toe hands of the General Govern
ment, but it cannot override the rid.N f
•he States. The wbo.e prosperity and happl'
of our country depend, „p„ n , h , M
rights being inviolably observed.
We have not in this article said a word
about the injustice of this bill. We have
merely endeavored to show that it is illej il
The American people know too well tiow
unjust it is to force a man from his family .
and put him in military service tor three
years. We have often heard of this thing,
being done un ler the desp>tic g vernruents
of Europe, but we did not expect it w .uld
or could be done tn ttre froe republic of A ner
The *•<4lory" of Our Arms.
On this subject an exchange paper says;
The so-called Onion armes, are now, no
doubt, gathering up a few victories at the fag
end of a series of campaigns involving two
years (and over) of terrible bloodshed, im
mense expenditure of treasure, and immeas
urable lying. The great valley of the Missis
sippi is temporarily at our mercy, and the
navigation of the father of waters is unob
stmeted from its one end to the other. But
what of all this? If, in addition to the splen
did "victories" of Vicksburg, Jackso ti, Pur
Hudson, Ac, which have cost us thous.
amis of lives, and millions of dollars, we tak d
Charlstown, Mobile, Savannah, Ac—whr|
then ? Will the rebels be "crushed" ? Ni
much ! Like ourselves, during twenty-thnJ
months of unvarying disaster, they may li
depressed, but not dismayed. We may coJ,
quer every city they possess; but, in doit
so, we do nothing towards a satisfacto!
conclusion of the war, beciuse the admit!
tration persists in turning a deaf ear to #
propositions for peace untill the rebels J
down their arms. This they will never I'
while a man with a nt'iscet and biyonMs
stationed to oppose them, and they hanme
similarly armed of whom to make an
The glory of which we are boasting, lM"-
fore, is the gloiy of the inglori .us slig
over the honest weak. It is the gl#ol
despotic injustice, autocratically on fad,
over Democratic weakness sustained, thMeh
principle, against any and every mis
Take every city and town in the Southiar
rison it as strongly as you please, ulyet
these people cannot be subjugated. Iter
mi nation will conquer them—and real and
compromise will conquer them also, fhich
is your choice, dear reader ?
Northern War Men and Bouthern*eace
The Philadelphia Evening J,un fives
the following list of war and peace trt
Peace Men. Jefferson Davis. Msfippi
J. C. Breckenridge, Kentucky ; jbert
T".inib, Georgil ; John Shdell and h'h
lienj.inin, Louisiana ;T. C. II1 ; diijA'h. r*
Kui. of Arkansas ; L O. It Brail' d Z
ft. Vance, of North Carolina; he* M.
Qoarle*, Tennessee : M R II G it't and
Ahx. II it lr, of Virginia, w. rt*
P ' lnun.'iit peace men in the C ';gi'i*f I&bl
win. ai" now in arms against United
States, liar men.—Charles Sum'Henrv
WiU<n, Anson Burlingame and 1 haver
of Massachusetts ; John P. II tie Dame
Clark, of New Hampshire ; Z ichu Ciialtd
ler, of Michigan ; B ;nj F Wade tUdin A.
Gur'ey, of OHIO ; II innibal Ilam-M W-n.
P. Fessenden, of Maine; Jas ftoolittle
and John F. Po'ter, <>t Wiscon-were the
most prominent war men who arf rm
against the rebellion, bu' office "" l® : |
the U S. Government, are opn even yei j
The Pubic Deb
The portion of the National which is
reprcstm'ed bv bonds and not telegraph
cd from Washing?on to on the
first of July, within a SIT fraction •(
ELEVEN HUNDRED yfOSS OF
DOLLARS ! Rut this d®"' embrace
any of the claims f>r which cert.fica'es
of indebtedness have been nor an}'
part of the very laige am >u' ee ' n every
variety of claims against (Government,
adjusted and unadjusted, maturing.
AU these doubtless amoun feveral hun
dred millions more, and, Jether, they
form anything else than J! " reflection
to the tax payers of tint cJ - 1' 'he war
continues another year, th;ic debt will
be at least '1 wo I ho>iSarM^ loua °f Dol
lars ! Who can begin tof fi immens
ity of this sum, and ho. R eVtl * to be
paid ?— LancasterIInte r
The Abolitio eats >
The abolitionists don# te argue the
of Lincoln to enh 1 * 1 Conscription,
but say that it will ® forced by the
whole military power e Federal Gov
ernment. We didn't i f lbe admiujstra
tioo had so inauy s* to spare while
Lee was in Nirgima ; what do they
want of a Oonscnptii
Nor is thatjali. Irj no means certain
that one half the solJ" Federal ar
my would consent "o-'t against New
iork. During the .f ut 01,0 sulJiur at
ihearceaal underto.J' J ' u the rioters and
called on his coinpa follow. He was
immediately shot d b y his officer. In
case of a civil war* "shooting down''
may be on the oth^ e priyato BOl
diers and non-cooi# une d officers by tens
of thousands, tnay ouse the came of Lib
erty and the the autocratic
government at Y\"gtn.
•But the aboli-tf ts aro in too great a
hurry, and the "fe try.i.pg to hurry
the autocracy jjrsiubie wirhotn jnat cause
IV here the ball '® free, there is nn uec
essify f,r and all disputed qi s
tions can bo by our Courts.
W hen they . UB > and not before,, it wiij
bo tune Q.n<r;rfi" the Niggerhea Is to threat
mUS w ,th lu A-y despotism X. Y. Cop
ptrhe*d. j J
THE NEW JPUBIICAN BADGE— It Pa j,i :
that the U'j t Leag<f® ate | h sumg a splendid '
aew badjft uWgi *egr o 's in India j
rubber, wtij hie motto in silver I
etters : The ty-f nation be damned /,'
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S'W.n afrur Mr. V.lUd;.,, , ~
fcred Imn .t Ihc cltib. Hr declined it on
count of having to leave town bv tt, c
'rain, but the directot of the road (,fl
him a special train instead, | !e final, v tC c'l" S
od the d.nner, which was parUktMJ ' ()f pt *
s .jdlyc„B,p.n y Mr Wn.ker, 0 f Lo „/ *
kno " n ,l > Hndn. ltry Come,"'
ding. A eorretpond,'
i Mr. Vallandighain confined his remark.
I U-general principles of l.bertr, law, lllSKl)a
tiarta, habeas corpu, without any personal
frpph cations to Ins own case, and dwelt upon
ilow much tl- framers or our Constita llon
1 Trr A? barur " of Rmny
; mede-™". """ "i I'T" ljlu, v. 0 ,
1 . , ?* U * U " T A I J? TN * D ; <'"• BAK.AI'AIU;. LA
j right „nS.'h>ro, l , C |, tr|
""'"S •"rgy rli.t drew that BrUUh
*nt f liber,y, ih h.bea, c ..rp„ s , & c „
"ein.rks were admirable and d,d honor,,
the American nana. Tho people
jent that the demons iration should be nnS
he, but Afr. V. would not con,ent to it. M
jCanada would have turned out, if there had
been tune to testify through him to magna
chart a and hebcas corpus.
At 11 p. in. he went off on an extra train
which Mr. Bridges had provided for hi m __
| Our Montreal gentlemen were delighted with
j Mr. V allandigham's understanding of and
comprehension of, the great struggle', we
had in England to preserve British liberty-,
which had cost our fathers two revolutions
una of blood and one of peace, in which w
bad dethroned a king and taken a queen
(Wi iliam and Mary.) One of the speakers
—.Mr. R—said, iri compliment, the pleasure
o. meeting Mr. • allandighain would fully re
pay his voyage across the Atlantic.
Day ot Thanks giving and Prayer. 3
, President Lincoln, in a proclamation ap
| pointing a dav of thanksgiving and prayer, in
j acknowledgement of the recent successes of
the National arms, says
j £ ' It his pleaded Almighty God to hearken
|to lhe supplications and prayers of an afflict
; ed [,.■■ Jl.', and to v .ucusife to the Army and
j the Navy o. the United Slates victories on
, land or the sea s .signal and effective as to
lurnith reasonable grminls f„r augments!
. confidence thai the Union of the Males toil
. be snsfaiac >, t cir Conitituticn shall be pre
' >errtd <,nd peace a dposterity permanently
hat d >cs Mr Lincoln mean when when
he talks of'thc Union f these .States."—
1 Dues he forget. as soon, his recent refusal to
j all w the S ate of Louisiana to resume her
I ps turn iu the Union, under her estabiishod'
; constitution ?
flrr at Scranton, p a .
St ranton, Pa. July 31.
A lire broke out in tie cellar of Matthew
j and G Injure'* drug M. re. on Lackiwauna
av.-i.ue, at 'j o'clo ;fe last rnghr The fire ex
tended to the fur story budding en the
j .1 "tii, owueo' hy John K : v, an J from thence
j •<> tiie banking house of George Sanders m
jon the south. Koch'* budding was badly
; ia .1 ig J. George Fuilci s and Sand ••rami's
! buildings were totally destroyed with their
; contents. (. A 4J. f, Fuller, and Mat
, thews &- G.linore, and the " Union"' and
. I'etur W iiliauiscu" masonic lodges lost ev
|en thing. Ti.e fire originated from beuzoind
WU is the Traitor?
A few months ago the Mow Y irk Tribane t
•>aid : '• i 1 ..r the old I nion wo have iu regrets,
and we do not wish to sea it restored."
About the same time ii.e editor of the Old
Guard wrote: 4; Give us back the old Un
ion, under the Cons.itution framed by our
tattler*—we want tin other, and will never
c uisent to anything less." Now the tribune
den. unces us as a traitor and a syi| aihiztr
wi-h rebellion.' If the editor of this journal
is a traitor for wishing to save toe Union
what tiia edito? of the tribune fur wishing
to destroy it Old Guard.
S*D£T Wo i HY CLASSMA i F.S. — IJoratio Sey
mour, now Governor of New York, and Geo,
VV. Woodward, the next Governor ofPetin
splvania, graduated in the same class at Gene
v a, N Y., and between them there lias ever
existed the truest friendship. Ltt the peo
ple do their duly, as we havo no dobt they
will and we will after next Fall have what
New York now has, a Governor worthy of
tho great State over which he presides.
THREE lICNDKED DOLLARS, OR YOUR Lift.
I The Republican party tax every man who
can raise it §3OO to set negroes free, and it
proposes to take the life of every man who
lias not the ready cash. It is a highwayman
who says to every citizen, " Three hundred
dollars, or your life !"
EST A correspondent of the Cincinnati
Commercial savs that t: Mrs. Lincoln is quits
' unhappy because she won't bo abb to travel
J this summer." Old Abe ought to be asham
ed of himself, to run alter negroes., and neg
lect his own family in this matter
Song of the " Loyal " Leaguers.
Ue're going to fight for darkies now,
Glory hallelujah I
At Lincoln's negro altars bow,
Glory hallelujah !
Come, jolly white men, come along,
Glory hallelujah !
Fall in, and sing this merry song.
Glory hallelujah !
O, when We g t the negroes free,
Glory hallelujah !
Ae good a iiegroe* we shall be,
Glory hallelujah !
l-> l<. .1. C HKLKFR A- Co.,
PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS,
Would respectfully announce to tbe oitixon- o f Wv
ming that they havo located at I'unkhanoock "b*'
bey will promptly attend to all <al'B in tbe lo®
neir profession. Mny be found at his Drug -Star 9
w hen not professionally absout.