Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, July 13, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated July 13, 1855 Page 2
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THE BEDFORD GAZETTE. Hertford. July I*s, 1555. G. W. Bowman, Editor and Proprietor- Iflineral Fountain. OR. REAMER has just put in operation a splendid Mineral Fountain at his l>ri♦ and Book Store in Bed ford. where he hasa rich supply of the most choicely t!avoreil Syrups. Give him a call. The beverage is as wholesome as it is-pleasant. CCTMLev. JOHN A. COLLINS, of Baltimore, is expected to preach in the M. of Bedford, on next Saturday am! Sunday. He will remain in town -everal days. C.7"liev. JOHN CHAMBERS, of Philadelphia, aecunafuuied hy his wife, i> at the Bedford Springs, wire re they expect to remain for several weeks—and, i althotigfj he has come here expressly to get rest, ami ! recruit his health, still we hope to hear him preach frequently In-fore he leave-. He will preach in the I're-bvterian Chordl oft next Sablraih morning aj • U'. o'clock, and in the evening.' MrTc. tsone of thirl Divines of the age, and wherever The sound j of his voice is heard, the the Go-pel is proV claimed in all its purity,/ Those wh had the plea- j sure of hearing him !a-t summer, wiilVejoice to learn I . that he is aVilll with us. V V-X' V- - " C7"AN ELOQUENT ADDRFSS.—The address j delivered by Rev. Mr. CI.AKK, of Chamhershurg, on last Thursday evening, in the Presbyterian Church, was an intellectual treat of no ordinary character ter. We wish it had been hear.l hy all our citizens. i His brief F.ulogy upon Rev. JOHN WESLEY was |xW- j erful, eloquent, and to the point. Many a man j would "write a book" and rot say as much. EXAMINATION. Wf Our citizens had an opportunity recently of witnessing an examination of the Scholars under the ■ charge of Mr. WM. W. CA MP BELL, Principal of the Bedford Male and Female Seminary, and we hut give expression to the opinion of at! present, when we says that it was such as to reflect the highest honor upon the institution. Mr. C. is certainly master of his profess son. and is competent to impart a- good an education as can bo obtained in any oilier Academy j ii> the Common wealth. We hope to -ee his school liberally patronized at the opening o! the next ses- i -ion. Ir is worthy the encouragement of all our ci-! ti/.eus, who should feel a deep personal interest in its welfare. tlii of July, 1555. C'T'This glorious day was celebrated with rr> usual spirit in Beltord.-At an early hour our citizciss were aroused from their slmrsber-' by the ringing of bells, the firing of guns, and tl-e Se-t martial music to be found HI the State, and the citizensot the surrounding neighborhood visited our town in large numbers.— At 10 o'clock tin: vtilitary made their appearance iq>- rn our streets, looking as mat and clean as a dollar in-t from the mint. The lice consisted of the Bed ford Hides, Capt. SANSO.M —II.e Cumberland Valley Blues, ('apt. Miv—and tin- Bedford Caaets, (.'apt.-; DKI sKUHooK. The "Bedford Fire Company" joined the military, under the direction of Mr. GEO. D. SHI ex, and made a fine abearance. After performing a variety of evolutions, the sol diers and citizens marched Jo Deiibatigh's beAntifiil glove, near town, where a splendid dinner had been prepared by Mr. VALENTINE STEI KMAN of the "Globe I Hotel." Previous fo partaking of the dinner, however, at: Oration was delivered by (■". LI. SCAN.., F.-q., which, : for beauty of style and eloquence of thought, was quite equal to any address we have ever heard upon a similar oeca-ion. His views wore expansive, liber al, and patriotic in an eminent degree, ami the ease a. I elegance with which they were delivered attrac ted general admiration and applause. He had but few notes, and seldom referred to them. Mr. S. is, we have no doubt, destined Zo become eminent in his profession and highly usefn! to hi- native State as a member of the great Democratic Party. He would •idorn any station. Attire close of Mr. Spang's Address, Fr. Jordan, F.sq. addressed the "Fire Company" in an appropri ate manner. The entertainments of the Day were concluded by an -"Exibition" on the par! of the young gentlemen connected with the Bedford Academy, which termi nated in a manner highly creditable to Themselves and the Institution of which they are p.rpils. The Hoiiidaysburg Brass Band discoursed sweet music an the occasion. PKKSEXTATION OF A FLAG. L 7* The Ladies of Bedford presented the "Cadets" with a handsome Flag on the morning of the -lib ..f July, having selected Mr. ROCKET W. FY.-.S, Jr. as liieir Orator on the occasion—and it atlurd- us plea sure to say, that he fulfilled the trust in a manner That seemed to take every body by surprize, this be ing ins first effort at public speaking- His speech was truly eloquent and appropriate, and via- greatly admired hy all who heard it. As it was delivered i:i the Hall of the Court-House, (owing to the inch-men evofthe weather in the laoruiug,j but few heard r except The military: and, to gratify those who were not present, we will publish his reioaik- in the next Gazette, Mr. F. having furnished us with a copy.— He is certainly a young gentleman of line mind. \CT" Ma j ■ Samuel 11. Tate presided at the Celebra tion on the Ith of July, assi-ted by Thomas King, l -q., Hon. Wrn. T. Daugherty, Capt. May, and l.ieut. Fvan, as V ice Presidents, and Capt. Decker kott and 11. J. Henderson, Ksq. as Secretaries. EC?" Col. JOSEPH W. TATfi delivered an 'Jra tion before the Military and citizens of Bloody Run on the morning of the Ith, a duty we have no doubt he discharged to the entire satisfaction of his audi ence. We regret thai other engagements prevented us troin hearing the address. K?"THE FIRE COMPANY dined at the house f Maj. JOSEPH SFLLF.RS on the Ith, where an ele gant entertainment was served up in Mr-. Sellers' best style. E7-JOHX 11AFER, Esq. ol the "Bedfird Hotel," gave his boarders and country customers a dinner on the Ith, which (from represenlatior.s we have had of it) was a splendid aliair. John know = how to do such things. laual Commissioner. d?~"J"ne nomination ot Hon. Ar. NOLO Pu nts, as the Democratic candidate for Canal Commissioner, is received with lively satisluciiou in every part of the Commonwealth. We have known Air. I'. inti mately for the last fifteen yeai-, and rejoice to be a b!e to -ay.tnat tie is one of the pun and nuJiral De mocrats ot the age,on whom the party can rally with the most cordial unanimity. CC7~Our Spring Sea-on lias now fairly opened, and bids lair to he a good one. The stages north and south have been coming in full every evening for the last lew days. To all who desire a comfortable re tieat during the warm weather, and the use of waters s'qierior to any other in the Fnited States for their medicinal qualities, we would say— com? to Bed font. In a -hoit time, we expect to have all the Judges of the Supreme Court with in, together with many othel gentlemen distinction. Another K. \. blow up! "~~*The Pennsylvania State Council of Know-Noth- } ings met in Reading on the 4th in-t., and repudiated ■the platform of the K. N. National Council which recently assembled in Philadelphia. A portion ol ! the Delegates seceded, however, and organized a State Council on the platfnrmathus repudiated bv the majority —so that the K. N's have now five National i and two State platforms! No other political party ever exhibited so little harmony and unity of senti ment. The Bedford Lodges have put their veto upon the action of the State Council, and it now remains to to he seen which will yield i\af:ir;tl Know Aolliiii^. BTT"The Chamhershurg Whig, in speaking of the Know-Nothing Delegate Convention recently held in Bedford, say-"These Bedford Delegates were j doubtless know-nothing- of the Natural sort, or they ; could not publicly have displayed their ignorance of the proceedings ofjhe Philadelphia Convention."— The TFAur further says it would "like to see such men as Senator Jordan stand on the Bedford Know- j A Nothing Platform." The Bedlord Know-Not! ings I would like ?o see this Honorable Senator dare to stand | upon any other platform ! GCF*The attention ofthe Freemen of Bedford Coun : ty is directed to an exposition of Know-N'otbingism, /on the fir-r page of the (incut, of to-day, emanating i from the members of an entire Lodge in Connecticut, by which it will he seen that the whole ty firm is one of infamy of The deepest dye, and well calculated to ■ arouse the indignation of every lover of Liberty and i Republicanism m the Laud. We ask men professing i Christianity to read the discloures here made, and they will then be able to discovers the full enormity | of the conduct of those ministers and religion * newspa- , pers who advised their hearers and readers to unite with this secret oath-hound organization as calcula- Ited to promote the interest aruTThe honorot America I We venture to predict that the minister or other rr iligicn* teacher who is identified with this secret conspiracy, will, in a short time, he considered a j walking jiestilence upon the earth—a pouildol lolly, wickedness, and treachery, from whom his congregation will turn away with loathing and ; disgu-r. fy We n'-o invite attention to the Card of many citizens in Tenne-see who have withdrawn from this i : disgraceful conibination, which will likewise he ' found on the first page. It is short, hut pointed and j convincing. A L'ootl \l (U'KL, KTT'ol. M'CM:EE, of the Chambersbnrg Whig, has as many political -ins to answer lor, perhaps, a any other Inderal Journal ill the State—but hi- manly and straight-forward opposition to the dan gerous principles of know-noth ingism has blotted out a mountain of his pa-t offences, and given him a strong hold upon HIP confidence of the people. The Colonel, however, wants the nerve to go a little fur ther. Gov. POLLOCK, it has been boldly charged, and not denied, is a fully initiated member of a know nothing Lodge, and, therefore, stands rpiife a- guilty ■ before the world as tire " I.itiie, CroaLrr" anil its itn j mediate adherents—and yet the Whig considers him perfection itself. This is not fair, and exhibits a . partiality hy no means commendable. We do not wonder that the gallant Colonel was "hmftily sirL | nml at the fearful i orpor'anre accorded to foreitnt #//- flarnrr*," after the bold attempt made by himself and his party Iriern!- every where to appropriate to then - | selves the entire mass (Whigs ami Democrats) com posing the '' rirh Irish brogue and sweet llmuan nr. | cat'' in the last Presidential campaign. Such a : failure would naturally sicken any body ! The following article is bold, patriotic,and sensible, and will he read with general intere.-t ; TOO LATE LEARNING. Our friends of the Washington Commonwealth are ju-t now learning what we learned mouths ago— namely that a sworn arid secret political organiza tion is susceptible of the gios-e.-t ahuse. ami can scarcely escape being perverted to the service of de signing and dangerous men. Nor is our cofewpnra ry alone in feeling the scourge of such a despoti-m. We have felt it and only averted its more deadly blows try g-appling with it in its own threshhohl: and many of our Whig brethren of the press, who had aided to warn; it into life, atrd who thought u prompted by prejudices or imaginary wrongs m our early and decided hostility to it. are now threatened with the same dangers ami are cnn.pelled in self-de fence to follow our footsteps. The Commonwealth will now agree with us that had it realized at an ear lier day the dark treason li.-.iT rankles in the circle where it expected friendship, its task of ■ell-preser i vat ion would have been much more easily and more sncre.-sfolly performed. Our coteiaporarv need not warn u-"to beware'*— to be prepared lor charges of "bribery" and to be i accused of seeking to betray th" Whigs info the hands of the Democracy. We have no such fears— : The tim | t)l - s.rrh apprehensions is pa-t. We vveli i remember, however, but a few month- ago, when we were threatened with annihilation at every step j r and exulting!)' invsteil to prepare (or bankruptcy.— Even tine fiends "remhlfd tor u>, as they studied the boasted strength of an organization.cemented by 1 the combined power of extra-pidiciul onths arid tlior ■ oughly excited prejudices. But we felt that noievo , lution, not based upon principles which can stand the tet of sober reason an ! strengthen them-elves in the calm judgment of the people their beneficent re sulfs, could fail To recoil with increasing power up on it- advocates; and we have not been.disappointed. , We did not seek to distroy, but to modify ami strip it of its evil-. Heartily sicken-d at the fearful impor tance accorded to foreign influences in this country by the base pandering of parties, we could not but sympathize with its apparently, and even avowed, leading principle of Americanizing our whole poiiti ■ cu] policy; am! were irjo-t reluctant to resist it until . 1 it presented, in its despotic discipline, danger- to . which all other political dangers seemed in-ignifi- j cant. But it is now stripped of its moral power, and in . stead of insolent dicTation and intolerant proscription, will soon woo you as gentle as a sucking dove. It still exi-ts—-Mil has a formidable array of nominal '■ members in this cnunfy, lint it can only nw he po - tent by inaugurating merit in men and measures and j reaching the popular heart hy seeking the public ; good. It i- no longer the firmly knit and ponder ! ons crushing power it once was. |r now but a loose | p aggregation of men as all other parties, and blind sub mission To the edicts of ? he council is among the " j things that have been. True, it is not declared an open organization in this county, for the Very go"! j reason that there are ambitious leaders whose only hope of using the order to promote their own selfish ends, depends upon secret councils and oath-bound ; i j submission ; but the great mass of the party is to all .• intents and purposes open and free, for in defiance of • the demagogues who would enforce discipline or im- j ' pose disgrace, they will act a- they please—talk as j ! they please—and ro'r as they please. They are sick- j I eried with dictation an i flummery, and the oath is j robbed of its moral lorce by its prostitution to so tin -3 j worthy a purpose. If trie Commonwealth has differ ent surroundings—if men still bow because oath , bound and proscribe because bidden so to do—it has ' ; a re-ponsihle task to perform, and it must conquer the ' - ; despotism that besets it or fall beneath its remorseless . | stroke. There can he no half-way or middle ground : _ [ of safety, and only when councils, oaths, grips and j signs are totally abolished, can Americanism be j 1 stripped of its dangers and command the favor of lib eral and conservative men.— Chimhcrshurg Reposito ry and Whig. 1 " i Not as Christians. 5 An Ohio exchange paper says at the adinin - istration of the Lord's supper by the Rev. Mr. s W ishart, at his church HI New Athens, Harri r son county, Ohio, a few Sabbaths since, he - debarred all know-nothings from particij nting • in the ceremony. He took the position that a| i person could not be a Christian and an honest man, an i at the satin time a know-nothing. Tfi? Enemies f America* OfT™ l he Chatnberslnirg fle/iasitory and ll 'his, of last wrek, furnishes its readers with the following f -rathing ami eloquent rebuke of Know-Kothingism, 1 rlenrly showing that the existence of this midnight , J .order ran only be maintained bv blotting from our ; „ national Record the glorious Declaration of Inch pen- t itenre: ' t WK \nnt> hardly apologize for not republishing the , Declaration of Independence, as was once the custom . with most papers on the return of our national nnni- I j \cr-ary. It i- not exactly an orthodox document j % these times, and it may be well not to permit, its re- ! , ceritly discovered errors to go to the world, to pi e. t vent perspiring patriotism fronr. taking its legitimate | a channel. Especially on the -Ith of July would we net promulgate a doctrine so palpably at war with i j the new lights of the age as the miserable, bungling j , fogies of '7<i imposed upon the eountry in the subjoin- f j ed paiagrnpb from the Declaration of Independence, j r We tru t TKITt the Rending Council will hasten to ex- j t pnnge i' so that patriotic journals can again publish : ;i our declaration of rights, without spreading such fogy ' , and heretical sentiments. Here is the paragraph: ' t "He (King GFTORGK) has endeavored to prevent fh- r population of these States ; for that purpose obsiruc- t ting the laws for naturalization of foreigners ; reins- j t ing to pass others to encourage their migration hith- • cr. and raising the conditions of new appropriations of land-." r Shame, O! Sage of MonficeJFo! It must be ex-, • ponged! Couldn't the little croaker have it attend- ' 1 ed to?— Clinmherehttrg I''punitory and Whig. \ t Wur.RK wii.t, IT END? —The Know-Nothings who - have assailed the Catholic church and made pre tensions that their hostility was to stop there, have i not b-en satisfied. The "Covenanters" Butier i county, Pa., are denounced and uprai'led on account of their religion. The Seeeders have a share of their i i persecution. The Rev. John M'C'anlev, who thought • it his duty to speak disparagingly of an oath-boitfid > secret political party as nnti-ehri-tian and anti-repub- i licun, has gained their displeasure, and came under ' t the smarting rod of an ntilhor who dare not give his i name. That is well for him, for that servant of God i would wipe away his proper title ill one discourse so i that lie never would be heard of again, only as btiv- , ing an existence. OB the Presbyterian church, too, i war has been made. A fearfe-s watchman on the i tower, has been threatened with a dismissal finivt a : congregation as pastor. Where will tins end ? Either in the establishment of a single church in con- ] nectwir with the government, or in the total over throw of the proscriptive party ! TSie Male Conveftlion. Contrary to our expectations, the Democratic Stale Convention which met at Harrisbnrg on the Ith inst., was 'tiTTy attended, numbering about one hundred and twenty-five delegates. A temporary organization was effected by calling Hon. John B. Guthrie, of Pittsburg, to the ("hair, it was afterwards perma nently organized by appointing Hon. J. Clancy Jones, ol Berks county, as Chairman. Alter the u-nal pre liminaries, nominations and balloting* were had for theotficeof Canal <Commissioner. Quite a number of candidates were presented, but the most prominent before the Convention were Hon. Arnold Plumer of \ eiiango, and William S. Campbell, Esq. of Alleghe ny county. The following Was the result of the -1 lutings for them : Ist Hal. J.J. •'!.!. Plumer, !7 'in 77 Sixty-three votes only being necessary lor a choice, I Mr. Plumer was declared duly nominated. On mo j lion, the nomination Was made unanimous. A com mittee on resolutions having iieen appointed, through Col. Black reported the following, which, al'lor some dtscus-ion, were duly adopted as the platform : }\ruilt:rd. That the Democratic party needs not, on old and settled issues, to declare its principles in detail. Jt is sufficient lor us to say, that we belong to the Democracy of the Union, and recognize no geographical lines between the North and the Sooth. The interests of alt parts of the country are the same | to us t and so lar as in our power we wiil maintain j the constitutional lights ol every State, and likewise i recognize in its widest extent the principle ol pouu- i | lar sovereignty in the territories. Ureal red, That every one who makes otir country his home, and loves the Constitution, the laws and the liberty ol the 1 nion,i in its largest sense a true American. Hi- birth place was not of his own se lection, and should do him neither good nor harm.— ilis religion is between hiiriseif and his Cod, and . should be felt to Ins own judgment, conscience and i responsibility. Kieolvrd, That we regard the secret order, com-j moiily known as Know-Nothings, as an organization dangerous to the peace and prosperity of the country.. We consider its designs as at once unconstitutional and void of patriotism, being plainly opposed to the ' spirit of true Christianity, and a just and manly American sentiment. Iu solved, That the Democratic party of Pennsyl vania reiterate and re-n-sert their confidence in and adheieuce lo the political creed promulgated by Thomas Jeffer-on in his first inangnial address, and practiced by Madison, Monroe, Jackson, Van Ilureii, I'oik and Pierce, in their administrations—that those principles require no concealment, arid that experi ence has fully determined their application lo ali the interests oil he American people. , Jlesu/rrd, That we have undiminished confidence in the ability and integrity of Franklin Pit-rce and hi- administration of the government of our country, i Keeo/rrd, I hat the views and principles ot the pre sent Stale adnisnis;: at ion, embodied in the acts pass ed by the lecent Legislature, and approved by thp Governor, by which the interests of the State have been, or are proposed to be, seriously and injuriously affected, contrast strongly with the wise and judicious policy ot Governor liigfer. and tend to show the dan ger of entrusting the control of the Commonwealth to the hand- of men who me swayed bv lanatir.sin and governed by prejudice. Jiisti/vt '/, That we pledge our hearty and united efforts To the election ot Hon. Arnold Plumer, the candidate lor Canal Com mis-inner. whom we have this day nominated without a single dissenting Voice. In support of the resolution.-, Col. Black made a speech ot gieat eloquence and power, in which he ad duced novel and ingenious arguments against Know - Nothingism. Ri:trix<; Macih.NKS. — Between fifteen and six teen thousand reaping machines it is said will be nianuiaclured and sold this year in our coun try. l ire demand is so great tiiat manufactu rers cannot make them last enough for their orders. This affords evidence of agricultural prosperity, as the cost of these machines will amount to nearly t wo million of dollars. I'r'TitE row Wiik; Backus that believe the old V\ liig party still lives, are making anxious inquiri< s atter the Whig State Central Commit tee, and want to know whether there is to be any Whig State Convention held this year.— | They express lively fears that the Committee has sold out the party to the K. jSs. The Washington Common wealth says: "There is certainly something wrong some where : our State Central Committee are per fectly in (Liferent or have betrayed and sold the Whig party ! We should regret to believe that this were true—but, Judging from the appear ance of things, we can scarcely come to any ' other conclusion." To which, the Lancaster Examiner adds, as though it spoke knowingly: "The tears of the Commonwealth a-re douht i b-ss too well founded. The administration and the Slate Central Committee have evidently I been guilty of treachery to the Whig party not surpassed in infamy by that of John Tyler or Benedict Arnold. History will class them all j in the same catalogue of traitors." WANT UD —Io estaulwui by a First Class In surance Company, an Agency in this County. | To a person of good business habits, willing to devote his time alone to the Company, a liberal compensation will be allowed. Address, -xt ilh re! T*. -tic, Box. f'Oo, C hiltldrfphitt. TUK STATE IOSVEYTIOX. Everything connected with the hrttr Convention is full ol promise to the Democratic party. Few -mi liar a-.-eroblages have been marked with the same order, dignity and good feeling, and few have pre sented in so striking a manner a leading desire lo ' merge all personal animosity in a union of effort for the welfare of the whole paity. Such a state of har mony was what might have been naturally expected from the history of political movements during the past year. The Democracy learned, at a bitter loos to themselves and to the be.-t interests of the State, j the folly of 10-iug sight for a moment of the paramount value of the principles which we maintain—of per mitting ourselves to suppose for a moment that they do not need the constant vigilance of every patriot, j and of allowing personal considerations and indrvidti- j al claims to obtain an undue influence in the selec tion of candidates tor office. The late '.invention; exhibited in this respect a most gratifying spectarle. It seemed as if every member had come to the place, of meeting, not with the .-ingle purpose of carrying the nomination of his favorite candidate, hut with ! an honest and sincere desire to pur-lie that course • which was be-t calculated to promote a union of sen timent, and ensure the cordial co-operation of Demo- : crats everywhere throughout the Stale. It is true there were a number ol rival candidates lor Canal Commissioner, but they were not arrayed against each other in the bitterness of personal hostility.— ! They were all men well know n throughout the State and with any one of the nnmberfora M .uidard-beat er against the distracted arid cotifu-ed ranks of the op position, we might probably have attained an ea-y victory. Those among them with whom vve have the pleasure ola personal acquaintance, were all strong practical thinkers, who have the necessary knowledge ot public affairs and iletaife of bu-uies- to ; in-ure their competency while their honesty has nev er been questioned. But, without any disposition to underrate the mer its of other.-, we may say that the choice of the Con vention seem- to be preeminently the mail lor the occa-ion. lie is a safe and prudent practical man, who has managed Ins own finance- and those of the State, while under hi- control, with equal care, vig ilance and success. He is a consistent member ola church ; and yet free from every taint of bigotry or intolerance, lie is a man of rigidly tempeiate hab its, and yet not one who would catch eageily at eve ry chimerical scheme for legi-luting mankind into morality. It was but lately that we had an op|x>itu luty of hearing him, in a mo-t enthusiastic democrat ic meeting, express in vigorousand appropriate terms his earnest hostility to The doctrines ol the proscrip tive organization, which he characterized m no un appropriate terms as the wooden-nutmeg party, and denouncing its corrupting and immoral tendencies.— Besides this, Mr. i'liuner belongs to that class of de mocrats who, in all the fluctuations of party ques tion-, have maintained a uniform consistent course. He lias nevei been anything else than a thorough rad ical He ha- been a rep,entative Con gress, Marshal of the We.-tern District of Pennsylva nia, under President Polk, and State Treasurer; and yet no man can he less entitled to the name of an office-seeker. Often when his friends have urged linn to become a candidate for more important sta tions, he has declined the proth red boon. His nom ination at the pre-ent time lias not been sought by hurt. He has made no bargains, promises o efforts toohtam it. But he is willing to assume the respon sibilities into which an aimo-t certain election will introduce him. and bring the lorce of In- judgment again into puldic service. Those who know him best are fully aware that hi- • to the office to which he has been nominated \v;P confer no iavur npm. him. other that) the satisfaction which must al ways be incident topepniar approval: But in a time of general laxity in Legislation—at a time when the rni —I valuable interest- of tin" Commonwealth are trifled with, or squandered by inexperienced or reck less hands, it is absolutely necessary that every po sition under .fit" Slate government should b'* filled with men of tried integrity, a, J thai novices should be. as far as po-s;bfe, dispensed with. We have hud enough of reshexperiment—enough of blind innova tion—enough ot insanity under the name ol prog re-s. Let us rally price more around one ol that venerable band of the time-tried demociat- who" have been with the inrty in the days of its former Triumphs, and have not deserted its principles lu the hour ot defeat. l' l.'uintt. Ai-rival ol" Utc Aiisrrltu I Terrible Slaughter of the Allies. HAM FAX. July fii—The Steamer America has ar rived. Sue bring- Liverpool dates to the J\M, which announce that the English and French troops attack ed Redan end M.ilakoit forts on the iv.h, hut were le pul-etf, with great -laughter. The details have not tran-pixed. Mi. Roebuck lias moved a vote of ceu-'ire in the English Parliament. The intelligence from the Crimea is fragmentary, but private advices SUV that the h>-- to the allies wiil not be less than -1000. including Gen. Cnmj hell, and 7other officers. Many rumor* at*? prevalent. Lord Raglan's despatch and ttie lieu-paper corres pondence aie to huiui, describing the g.ili.o.t capitue ol Man.don and the quarries. The mam fact- have been already stated w.fh general cm reel IU'S-. The allies have made an unsucce-sful attempt to storm Si bn-topol. The mo-t sinsi-ter rumor- prevailed in regard to the transaction by some accounts. The English 10-- i- set down at 1(100 men, Gut the report i- believed to he much exaggerated. The following are the only official uotif atiou- of the event : Lord Panuiure regiets to have T•> aimoiire that he has ie ceived information that tne English troops attacked the Redan and the French troops th ■ M.dakofi tow el-. at daylight on Ihe lSlti, without the -urces which has hitherto attended our efforts. Both the Kiel ch and ourselvc- have suffered considerably. The advices from Pellis-u r to the French govern ment are to same effect. Plicate accounts, published in the London Stan dard. say that tin- !<• of tin- IB nf!i,-is m killed and wounded amounts to cot less than 70. Among tin- killed are far J. Campbell, ( .1. .a, and Col. stradioi th. i'ne greatest poition of the hi-- vva-e\- peiieiicetl ina ravine, where a powerful and unex pected battery was opened on the troops. ihe allies lost terribly, the Russians springing a mine, anil dur ing the confusion ihey n-captured tH e Mamelon tow er. The Russian account of the sncco-se* of the Allies in the Sea ol A/.off'puhli-hed. Goit-chakofl con firms the sucyes-es claimed by the Allies, (mt says that the operations agairi-t the S.-a of A/.oif were ex pected, the stores of grain destroyed were private property, and riot intended for the use of Russian urmy. The correspondence relates the horrible atrocities perpetrated by the French and Turks at the capture ot Kert-ch. A ill-patch from Bucharest, via Vienna, confirms that an expedition has been undertaken against Here kop. A despatch from Verna, dated June 17th, which was retarded on the way, says the Russian- had made an unsuccessful attack on reported that they hail retaken Anapa. The Aii-lrian commander has proclaimed martial law iti Moldavia, btlt the .Moldavian authorities refu-e to promulgate the order, unless authorized by the ffultaii. Con.-tantine Raise, -on of the reigning Prince, was killed at Ja-sy, in a duel !>y the Austrian Major,Stal berg. The affair had caused considerable sensation in the Principalities. The recent attack on an English boat's crew at [lango. cau-os much excitement in England. The iinpiejiulic'ed supposition is Ihnt the Ru-sian- suppos ed that the boat was taking souiidings-as was done at Kerfjch. The Ru-sian account, in tin- invalid Rtiss, says that six were killed, and the remainder are pri soner-. ACSTRIA. —The Russians influence is very active, and even in the smallest German Courts. The Journal of St. Petersburg senii-otlicially says, that peace is possible if France and England are wil ling. inasmuch as the fourth point is morally although not formally settled, and the other points, namely, the navigation of the Danube and the excavation of tVic Principalities are also settled, leaving only the Vienna 3d jxiint to be arranged. GREAT BIUTAIX. —The debate on administrative reform, ended it: the unanimous pa-sage of a re-oln tion calling the attention of the Ministers to a rare fnl revision of the various official e-tahlishments. Mr. Buchanan has received the Degree of Doctor of Canon Law, from the University of Oxford, as al so did Chief Jii-tice Robinson, of Canada, Sir Charles Lyell, Alfred Tennyson, &c. FRANCE. —The Senate and Legislature are convok ed for July 'id, to negotiate a new foftn of one hun dred and titty millions of dollar-. Loui- Napoleon has been ill for two days, but has recovered. The l'teuch funds fellper cent, on the announcement of his innese, SPAIN. —The disturbance-; at Santiago have been suppressed. We have no reliable statement re-pert - ! mi; the (Jarlist insurgent insurrection. Russia is su per fed as the instigator, j Mr. Dodge hat) his first interview with the Minis- • ter oi Foreigen Affairs, ami friendly leinarks were : exchanged. Dkxmack. —The Danish Diet is dissolved. l)e!uce forbids enlistment* for foreign service, un j tier a penalty of eight years' imprisonment. Xnrx— Marseilles, Friday night..—The En- i glisb steamer Astrologue ha- arrived, bringing news ' I'rorn Constantinople to the 19th June. 'l'heje ha® b-en a flight engagement at F.upatoria I since the 12th .June. The Russians at tacked nti-nccessfnlly the batteries of the besiegers. The general loss in the taking of Mamelon and the quarries is 1000 men. liptiuitratif Virlnry in Illinois. rti tin* recent election for a Judge and Clerk of the Supreme Court of Illinois lor th- second division oi titat Slate, < r.scac in<r twenty-nine! count ie.< tlx- most populous it) that Slate, j Onias C. Sinner,O' 1 Quiricv, was the Democratic candidate for Judge, an i Mr. Turnev, lor Clerk, 1 and T. Logan, of Springfield, the know-Noth- ! in? and Abolitionist candidate for Judge, and j Mr. Cornet!n lor clerk. Tin* resrilt shows a 1 Democratic majoritv varying; but tittle from ten ■ nd r-j'i s, a; 4 a defeat to the midnight plotters against civil and ndigi .us freedom ahso- ; Intelv overwhelming. Tlius breaks the glad i m atiing aft' r a night oftreason and hostility to the vital principles of A m-i icon liberty. From J West to South the electric spark has run, and ; men catching the inspiration are forgetting the j past and rallying around tin* old Democratic j banner a* thev would that of their country were it assailed bv foreign foes or domestic traitors. ; It only needs patience and prudence, and a few short months will s-e the present Know Nothing party buried beneath that weight of public scorn and contempt which always followes attempts' 4 to overthrow the Constitution and destroy the. Union. The Democracy of Illinois have made a gallant fight, and the victory achieved is a proud testimonial to their unshrinking devotion to the progress of repbliran liberty.— Phil", j . Ir> us. '■ What a Know \otit:.\g Rot Cost. — On M indav evenm-g, in the common c itincil of ; ('hirago, the committee on police reported in! Ilivor of paving bills for the late riots, as billows, amounting to $+.233 50." 'l ie l above (says the Chicago Times,) prefix ed to the hilt of items, we observe floating a- ; hoot in the newspapers. Cur contemporaries; are in error when they nam" s+,-'43 >0 as the tola I cost of the know-nothing riot in this citv. This sum embraces only the items for the mili tary and commissariat departments, including j the surgeons' hills. Ihe costs and lees lor liv ing the prisoners, added, w ill make the amount over SI 1,000. A handsome sunt for our tax payers to pay for a mob provoked by crazy brained know-nothings ! VIVA von:. THE D. !r it ADVERTISER accounts for the re sult in \ iiginia on various hypotheses, in the process of which it makes a wrv singular AD mission ; '•The ri ru vciiu manner of vot ing also deter red many from supporting the American candi date.'' Witt) did "(lie rim voce niannerof voting DE FT r many from snpp rting the American candi date V In no State is voting more untrammel led and independent than in Virginia. There are few large ESTABLISHMENTS there whose hun dreds of employees might be supposed to volt* under duress. Tin* cities and large towns, . where suffrage, if MAY he, is subject to infinenc, S which do NOT operate in rural districts, are not NUMEROUS. The State is essentially agricoltu- ' r.IL, and its citizens, wlientliey go to the polls, I XJUESS LIV their VOICE THEIR individual >■ NTl ments, n it the SENTIMENTS "f an EMPLOYER or a political leader. Why, then, did" rim rnn manner of voting DETER N OV from supjiorting the American ticket ?" We can <onceive hut ONE answer to the interrogatory ; D the rira rare manner of voting did deter many from voting the American ticket, it was because nmn WERE ashamed to vote it — because to vote it was dis creditable and politically ruinous —BECAUSE it WAS OBVIOUS DINT CM ,I. IV WOULD COME w hen to HAVE voted that American ticket would be deem ed cause of l eproach. The admission of the Advertiser is a ennfes- I -ion that KNOW-nothingism suffers from daylight e\P sure — its success depends NUT upon the JUSTNESS of its principles, hut upon the secrecy of its movenients. It- SYMBOL IS the dark lan tern. Tt is li'," a thief, whom night invitesto activity and the sun drives to concealment. Fiom the Cincinnati Enquirer. THE KNOW-NOTHING ATTEMPT TO EX CLUDE CATHOLICS FROM PARTICI PATING IN A FOURTH OF JULV CE LEBRATION IN CINCINNATI. Is it not singular that the know-nothings should carry their prescriptive doctrines so far as to deny Catholics the piivilege of participa ting with the rest <>! their fellow-citizens in the Fourth-of'-Julv c.ei-hration ' We did not he i li >ve it possible that anybody could be so dt-- mented as to desire that any p<artion of our citizens should not honor the memory of Wash ington, Jefferson, ami the illustrious founders of our nationality. Tlip know-nothings have ac-j cused the Catholics of a want of American feeling, although ('barbs Carroll, the last sur viving signer of the Declaration ot Indepen- j fiance, belonged to that sect ; and now they ; : refuse to allow them to come into a public F iirtb-of-Jidv demonstration. A meaner and j more contemptible spirit was never exhibited, i Americans want every one to rejoice on the Fourth of July, without distinction ot race or religious creed. Things have come to a pretty pass when a j j spirit of sectarian exclusiveness is to he evinced • on freedom's anniversary. The little dema gogues and mean bigots who were instrumental j in getting up this narrow and sectarian .cele- i brat inn ought to meet with an overwhelming public rebuke. We take pleasure, in this con j nexiin, in publishing the following note from a gentleman whose sympathies, as is well known, ! are with tlie know-nothings, fie says: Cincinnati, Tuesday, June 19, 1853. There appeared in the daily papers of this city, this morning, a list of names for the pur pose of forming a +th-of-Julv celebration, and : my name is used as one of a committee on the j j works, without my knowledge or consent. By ! j this, the getters-up of this celebration of the j +!h can learn that I will not serve on any j committee where all citizens of this or any other j country, whether Jew or Gentile, Mohammedan I or Hottentot, Roman Catholic or Greek, cannot j j join in the celebration of the glorious +tli, the j i dav that every freeman's heart should expand j Ito its fullest extent, flung' out your banners, I fire your crackers, shoot yonr iittl„ 3 r,i[ | , guns, build your iaju-fir.-s on the lull-!,,-' r ""f 'he iighj may illuminate the h-av.-ns. a Jul fleet hart into the cbamlieis of the their hearts may be gladdened, and their' , Idled w ith joy at the' reflected light ul the - rions day. ~ Respectfully, yours, K.r., WILLIAM' WIS WELL, J R . FROM NI-H MEXICO, ; The St. Louis Republicim has advices firm, New Mexico to June 6. Mr. Migraw, contractor for earning theSSat ! t Lake mail, lias returned from a trip as f,i r ni Blue. At that point he net with Lieut. H,. ;i <). who brought the latest intelligence from Km' Laramie, contradicted the reports ol" Indian cD-r,- redations upon emigiant trains, of which much has been said. All was quiet about F.r* Laramie. From tlie Squatter Sovereign, published at Atchison, Kansas Territory, of the 2flib. v . j learn that Maj. Rose, late agent for th- i' t3 | ( j Indians in Utuli Territory, with his family, a r . | rived ifrxfe on the 21st last. Sixteen p,*.. Vms accompanied him. Major Rise made the trip from Salt Late Valley in fitly three days. On their j im , nHV they passed two mail trains. Major Ruse r ,4. resents tliat he did not see or hear a hostile la. diaii on the Plains, and denies the correctness of all reports about outrages heing peri-'trav.j i hv tin* Indians, the story ( ,f a train living ii,t Hr . I cepted, and one hundred persons mnrd-red, Kc The Indians convicted of the murder of ('a,, tain Gunnison ami his party, who were tried a t Sal! Lake, sentenced to the penitentiary, ami thence made their escape, were afterw.ird.sft~ ! taken and were securely confined in prison. Mr Jotui liav writes to the editors 1 I ' Squatter Sovereign, that he left the Valley of | Salt Lake on the Kth of May, and met several trains for California, Oregon and elsewhere ; A portion of the United States troops were met twenty miUs east of Fort Kearney. He denies i the report respecting the troubles and annoyan ces of the Indians, and says that tb-y e\im, | quite ati ieiidlv feeling. He hopes that s ti.• : one will be employed to carry the mails j,, ' whom confidence can he placed, and not hazard their loss by the w ant of proper attention. A com -pondent cd the Si. Louis Republican 1 writes as follows : On the 20tii of April, by ord-r of Fanntleroy, commanding, Lieut. Col. ('. St. \ rain left Fort Massachusetts in command af two companies of viduriteers and F Coin any U.S. A. Ist Dragoons, with instructions t,, march through the Sangre de C'hrist.i Pass, Üb-t M mntair. Valley, up the Arkansas River, and meet Col. Fanntleroy at the Piinrha Pass:!mt lie, having struck a trail of Apaches at the cms.- ingot the Huerfano, followed it. and on the 25th came up with the enemy on the Purga tory, in the Raton Mountains, captured their ramp with all its equipage, ire., killed seven Indians, raptured six and wpapdntseven, ' a the 23d of April, Col. FountJeroy leti For! M sachnsetts with two companies of Volutde-;.. I) Company 2d Arrlleiy and D Company Ist Dragoons, and proceeded to the ii-ad of the>\ Lotiis Valley, where the command struck a large trail of the Ufahs o<n the evening ol tie 27th. Co the morning of the 28fii T the rnminam! fcdlowed tii" trail for twenty-tour miles throogti the nc untains to the left of the Puncha lbs. and halted. Spies and guides being sent out D reconnoitre, returned at ft o'clock at night. At 10 o'c lock, the command w as in the saddle n; I off. Having followed about thirteen inilesom up to the enemy's camp. The mounted w ordered to dismount and hitch their hors-s a guard was established over the horses and pack animals, and the command prepared for an at tack. At about daybreak, as the comnoi ; approached the enemy's camp, their dogs gov the alarm: the enemy fired a few sL. is of opening the fire; this was ruturned v.; 1 gr at rapidity by the command. Ilw n:::• was soon taken—the enemy routed. F• oty : the enemy were killed, six captured, and a vrv big- numher wounded. The command had one slig! lly am; c ttetti r tally wounded. Ten mounted men were - tailed to drive olf the stock. A very I.- g amuiint of camp equipage, plunder, \c.. '< | found in their camp consisting in part el • • I rdl-s, fair pistols, two dragoon sa; five-dollar gold pieces, 209 bntia'o robes. Indian saddh s, a pile of lariats, virr.e pe" I and lea l, dried una!, blankets, trinkets, t.-i' | dresses, hodv dresses, several shields and le-ad work, 2<i hows and quivers with am 35 horses and 12 sheep were taken, annas .1 number of goals. This fight took place at day break, or. tie' - of April, mar the Arkansas River, a.;•'■ - miles rsoith of the Puncha Pass. I On the afternoon of the Ist o! May tlv •' I ! mami came iijinn a party of some thirty-nw the eneu y, in tin- Chowatch Valley, caj-tur ' tlmir camp of six lodges, with all its oquij I 1 viz: twenty horses, thirty buffalo rubes, >-vhj ' shields, spears, a dragoon sabie, Nr. h' 1 running fight two of the enemy were It* four wounded. The next morning parti< > sent out into the mountains, a'lio sncce> .1 ■ killing two and wounding severab f' ! mountains, t!mir chief. Tierra Blanco, u" a< -" H • appearance on a lodge of rocks, arwo'iitc", | name, and said, in substance : "Von are n j brothers; I arc, yonr friend. My |' ! !*■ '• li '' • want to tight : they desire peace very r i.fa H &c. ~ ' ' No Fawixf. AT THE WEST. —'1 he rereip breadstuffs at the T'pper Lake ports are treii ; dons, and preclude the possibility 11 H , tenance of present prices. Of hreaibtt'!"- , hundred and three thousand bushels w. H Ceived at ports on the I pper Lakes in or* • At Rnffalo and Oswego, the reported riT^" one day were 7,52+ bbls. of flour, 8'2.b9( i" ; 1 els of"wheat, 180,027 bushels of corn, I I 103,275 bushels of oats. DncMX'K I.x FLOTR.— The Mobile Trik*' l the 1 Oth ult., says that new Hour is selling 1 _ at $5 per barrel, and confidently ill three weeks it w ill he sold tor I" 1 " Tr.Ctsots has decided aqainst the liquor law. A special election has |\ J 1 cvnt'lv held to ascertain the sense 01 t' ie || ! upon the question. The returns Vt , r H 167,336 votes were cast—the largest v " l ' | polled in the State, 39.131 larger than* B j last State election. The majority a,'- -' , I ■ prohibitory law is 14,066. . \ Nr.w C::: | | ing State Council has repudiat !

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