Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, June 1, 1860, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated June 1, 1860 Page 2
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BEDFORD G AZETTE. —BEDFORD, Pa.- I RIPAY. JINE 1, 1800. B. F. Meyers, Editor and Proprietor. FOR GOVERNOR : HENRY D. FOSTER, OP WESTMORELAND COUNTY. YYfl SY ® The Irrepressible Conflict. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, tbe Black Republican nominee for President of the United States, is the author of the annexed treasonable, fanatical ami revolutionary doctrine. It was announced by him prior to Seward's "Irrepressible Conflict" Roches ter speech, the leading idea of which it embodies, and was the basis of all his arguments against Ste phen A. Douglas in ISSB, by whom he was defeated for the U. S. Senate. Let the conservative masses reflect upon this startling doctrine, and let patriots shrink from it as from a serpent whose sting is death ! "We are now far into tbe fifth year since a policy was initiated with the avowed object and confident promise of putting an end to slavery agitation.— Under the operation of that policy, that agitation has not only not ceased, but has constantly aug mented. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have been leacbed and passed. A house divided against itself cannot stand. 1 believe this government cannot endure permanently ha It slave and half free. Ido not expect the Union to be dis solved—l do not expect the house to fall—but Ido expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the faither spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the be lief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction , or its advocates will push it forward till it shall be come alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new—North as well as South." ftfifrafe DELEGATE ELECTIONS. Pursuant to rules adopted by the . Democratic party of Bedford county, at their regu- ] tar Meeting held in February, 1856, which rules are j now in force, the Democratic Vigilance Committees ! of the several townships and boroughs of Bedford j county, are hereby requested to give written notice that elections will be held in their respective dis tricts, on SATURDAY , 1 HE 1 6th DAY OF JUNE, next, for the purpose of selecting two each district, to represent such district in the com ing Democratic County Convention, said Conven tion to meet in the borough of Bedford, on TUES DAY, THE 19th DAY OF JUNE, NEXT, at 2 o'- clock, P. M..J for the purpose of putting in nomina tion a County Ticket, and appointing Legislative, Senatorial and Congressional Conferees, to meet similar Conferees from the other counties composing the Legislative, Senatorial and Congressional dis tricts in which Bedford county is included. The Democratic voters of the several townships and bor oughs, are also requested to attend to the election of Vigilance Committees for the ensuing year, which Committees will be chosen on the same day on which the Delegate Elections are advertised to be held. Return ot the result of these elections, will be made to the undersigned, on the day of the meet ing of the County Convention. Bv order of the Democratic Co.Com., 0. E. SHANNON, May 25,1860. Chairman. The following persons were chosen Vigilance Committees for the several townahips and boroughs of this county, by the Democratic voters, at the Delegate elections held on the third Saturday oi June last, and the coming Delegate elections will be held by them in their respective districts : Bedford Borough. —Joseph W. Tate, Thomas H. Lyons, J. W. Lingenfelter. J ted ford Township. —Daniel Iretter, J. T. Gephart John W. Scott. Broad Top. —Maj. Jas. Patton, Col. T. W. Hor tou, S. S. Fluke. Colerain. —Josiah Shoemaker, Joseph Cessna, God frey Yeager. Cumberland Valley —J. C. Vickroy, Geo. Bennet, H. J. Biuner, Esq. Harrison.—Geo. Elder, Geo. W. Horn, Jac. Comp. Hopetcell. —William Gorsuch, Samuel Bolinger, Abraham Steele. Si<niata Gen. Jas. Burns, Wm. Gillespu, John Corley, Sr. Liberty L Kensingei, Esq., Geo, Rhoads, John Roman. „ T Tjomlonderry. — John Barth, Henry Miller, James C. Devore. Monroe. —P. Bark man, D. Evans* And. Stockman Napier. —John Sill, Samuel W. Miller, William Albaugh. „ , „ ~ Providence E.— D. A. T. Black, Cad. Evans, H. Chamberlain, Jr. . Providence W. —John D Lucas* Josiah Baugh man, Col. S. B Tate. St. Clair. —Tho. B. Wisegarver, Jacob Becklej. A. J. Crisroan. Seheilsbnrg. —Peter Dewalt, B. F. Horn, Henry Snake Spring. —Hon. J. G. Hartley, Nicholas Koons, Daniel L. Defibaugh. Southampton. —Thos. Donahoe, Alex. ITetcher, Wm. Adams. Union. —Jacob Corle, Jr., John H. Walter, Abra ham Croyle. Woodberry S. —C. B Kochendarfer, Wm. Tetwi ler, Levi S, Fluke. Woodberry M.— Henry Fluke, W. J. Galbraith, D. K. Barley. POLITICAL PERJURY. The Abolition organ hoists the uames of A braham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin, the nominees of the Black Republican party. If it had dared to do this in 1856, it would have been mobbed by the "American" party of Bed ford county. Then its columns were filled with windy eulogies of Americanism ; then its stereotyped motto was, "Americans must rule America.' What a change four short years have wrought! Now, the Black Republican nominees iorm the ticket which the old Whigs and Americans of Bedford county are called upon to support! Now, instead ot adhering to their doctrine that "Americans must rule America," those old Whigs and Americans are asked to support the nominations of a Convention which was over awed and controlled by foreigners, and which has inserted in its platform a resolution express ly repudiating the distinctive doctrine ot the "American" party, viz : that there should be a change in our Naturalization Laws.— How can the men who have taken oaths not to support foreigners for office and who used to insist that such oaths are bin ding, vote for candidates standing upon such a platform ? According to their own view of the matter, their doing so would make them guilty of perjury ! According to the very obligation they took, the "finger of scorn" should be poin ted at them forever ! In the name of con sistency, in the name of all that is honest and honorable in politics, how dare they violate not only their oft pledged word and their personal honor, but the oath which they themselves say is binding for life ! SENATOR DAVIS' RESOLUTIONS. The resolution* on the subject of slave proper ty in the Territories, introduced in the U. S. Senate, by HON. JEFFERSON DAVIS, passed that body on Friday last. We have always regar ded the introduction of these resolutions, as ill timed and pernicious to the welfare of the Democratic party. The slavery-question seems Protean in shape, and its every form and phase presents a rock on which our Republic may split. The patriotic resolution adopted by the Cincinnati Convention, in which the Demo cratic paity was pledged to oppose the re-open ing of the agitation of the slavery question, seems to be totally disregarded by those who wish to be looked up to as prophets in the Democratic Israel. We say to these selfish and ambitious leaders, it is high time that they cease their useless and disgusting disputes, and attend to their Senatorial duties as men and patriots. The love of country should at least be superior to the petty considerations of office and pride of opinion. The unity of the Re public is in imminent peril—civil war, disu nion and anarchy hang above us as a threat ening cloud—and yet the men who should stand shoulder to shoulder to avert the impending danger, waste their precious time in nonsensi cal wrangles and disputes concerning the merest and most chimerical of abstractions. — Let "Squatter Sovereignty" and "Slave Codes" both be buried—let them sink into the same grave in which the Reading Convention inter red "Lecompton" and "Anti Lecompton"— and let the Constitution as expounded by a pure and learned Judiciary, be the salvo to heal the differences between Douglas and Anti- Douglas—and all will be well with the Democ racy and the country. We append the fourth and fifth of Senator Davis' resolutions, which are considered the most important of the series, and which in fact were the only ones that encountered any opposition from any of the Democratic Senators. The fourth resolution is that which has been quoted by the Opposition as favoring a slave code, which is not correct, as it only provides for protection to slave-property in case the Courts should prove inadequate for that pur pose. This i, consequently, merely giving authority to Congress to carry out the decisions of the Courts. Certainly no objection can be made to this. The fifth resolution embodies, in our opinion, the true principle of Popular Sovereignty. In fact, we can see nothing in these resolutions, so far as principle is concern ed, in which every Democrat cannot heartily concur. Nevertheless, we think their intro ductiou was injudicious and uncalled for. 4. Resolved, That neither Congress nor a Territorial Legislature, whether by direct legislation or legislation of an indirect and un friendly nature, |>ossesß the power to annul or impair the constitutional righ* of any citizen of I the United States to take his slave property into the common Territories ; but it is the duty of the Federal Government there to afford, tor that as for other species of property, the need ful protection ; and if experience should at any time prove that the Judiciary does not possess power to insure adequate protection, it will then become the duty of Congress to supply such deficiency. 5. Resolved, That the inhabitants of an organized Territory of the United States, when they rightfully form a Constitution to be ad mitted as a State of the Union, may then, for the first time, like the people of a State, when forming a new Constitution, decide for them selves whether slavery, as a domestic institu tion, shall be maintained or prohibited within their juiisdictiou ; and if Congress shall admit them as a State "they shall be received into the Union with or without slavery, as their Constitution may prescribe at the tme of their admission." ''Spotty Lincoln." Abraham Lincoln, the Black Republican can didate for President, sided with the enemies ot bis country during the war with Mexico, as did that other model "Republican," Thomas Corwin, who bespoke for the brave American soldiery a "welcome," from the Mexicans, with "bloody hands to hospitable giaves !" When Lincoln was in Congress (one term was all he ever served in that body) he voted against the bill to send supplies to our suffering army, and took every opportunity to oppose the success of the American arms. On one occasion, brim ming over with witty and satirical thought, he undertook to ridicule one of the wai messages of P-esident Polk. To do this he introduced a set of resolutions in which the word "spot" was painfully reiterated, and the result was that the Democratic members immediately turned the tables on poor Lincoln, by nick-naming him "Spotty," under which name he is known m Illinois even at the present day. We append a portion of Lincoln's "spotty," or rather "Spot ty Lincoln's," resolutions : Resolved by the House of Representatives : That the President of the United States be re spectfully requested to inform this House— -Ist. Whether the spot on which the blood of our citizens was shed, as in his messages de clared, was or was not within the territory of Spain, at least after the treaty of 1819, until the Mexican revolution. 2d. Whether that spot is or is not within the territory which was wrested from Spain by the revolutionary Government of Mexico. 3d. Whether that spot is or is not within a settlement of people, which settlement has ex isted ever since long before the Texas revolu tion, and until its inhabitants fled before the approach of the United States army. POOR CAMERON! The "Buzzard Feast" was sweet enough for the political wolves that gathered at Chicago, so long as there was no prospect ot fatter spoils than those doled out by the Middletown Bank. As soon, however, as those "lean and hungry Cassiuses," discovered that there was a Came ron without Cameron's shrewdness," a Seward without Seward's brains, in the person of Abra ham Lincoln, ol Illinois, whom on account of his inexperience, they know they can easily bend to their corrupt purposes, they at once for sook poor Simon, and turned upon the scent of the rail-splitting "Sucker." Cameron may now appreciate the ingratitude of men who, like himself, forsake principle and friends for the sake of personal interest. "Deserted at his utmost need, By those his former bounty fed," he may exclaim with Wolseyin the play, "[ havetouch'd the highest point of all my greatness ; And, from that full meridian of my glory, I haste now to my setting." "If I were in Congress, and a vote should come up on a question whether slavery should be prohib ited in a new Territory, in spite of the Dred Scott decision, 1 would vote that it should."— Abraham Lincoln. From the above declaration of the Republi can candidate for the Presidency, delivered in Chicago on the 16th of July, 185S, says tbe N. Y. Journal of Commerce , it appears that be repudiates the doctrine of submission to the de cisions made by the judicial tribunals ot the country. This is a singular declaration to come from the lips of a public man, and espe cially one who aspires to the chief magistracy of the country. Is this the present attitude of Mr. Lincoln? Does he now declare himself independent of the judiciary ? Will he, if elected President of the United States, disregard its interpretation of the Constitution ? These are queries which while they had no particular significance when uttered by Mr. Lincoln as a private citizen, are now invested with new importance, when he seeks an elec tion to the fiist office in the country. Will be or his Iriends tell us whether be stands by his publicly avowed doctrines of two years ago ? _ Local and miscellaneous. . .. .MAJ. SANSOM will begin his operations as Marshal, on Friday morning next.— People will please keep their senses together and be prepared for his visits. He will commence with this borough. ....On Sunday morning a little child be longing to the family of Mr. John Nelson, residing at the Poor House Mill, was bitten I in the foot by a poisonous snake, supposed to have been a copper-head. The little sufferer's foot swelled considerably, but, the administra tion of large quantities of whisky soon acted as an antidote to the poison. ....The Commissioners appointed by the Court to sell the Poor House Mill and larm, and negotiate for the purchase of another property, held a meeting in this place on Mon day last, and organized by the election of JOHN NYCUM, Esq., a? President, O. E. Shannon, Esq., Secretary, and Fr. Jordan Esq., Treasurer. Their advertisement for proposals to buy, Su., appears in this issue. . ...JohnN. Munsbower manufactures at his establishment in Hiram Lentz's shop, an excellent article of Mineral Water and Sar saparilla "pop." We recommend it as a pleas ant and wholesome beverage. I ... .AN OLD BULLET.— We were shown a few days ago, a leaden ball taken from the centre of a large tree by Mr. Jacob Leonard of Bedford township. Mr. Leonard couoted ninety-three growths outside of the point at which the ball was imbedded, showing that it was ninety three years ago when it was lodged in the tree. The ball was but very slightly battered and could not have penetrated the tree over an inch when it was fired. It is of a large size and evidently was discharged from a musket. . .. .Messrs. Henry F. Smith and John Fil ler, ofColerain township, left here on Wednes day morning for a tour in the West. Their intention is, we believe, to visit Kansas. .... We had the pleasure, a few weeks ago, of meetiDg our old friend, Thomas H. Murray, Esq., formerly of this county, but recently a resident of Pierceton, Indiana. Mr. Murray spent a few days among his old neighbors and friends, who are always glad to see him and to hear of his prosperity. . .. .The contract for carrying the mails be tween this place and Chambersburg, has been awarded to Mr. A.J. Rheeside, of Philadelphia, as also that for the route beiween this place and Latrobe. Messrs. Dibert and Deal are the contractors for the Hopewell route. ... .Mr. John Glenn, of South Woodberry township, in this county, whilst engaged in cutting down some bushes in his garden, a few days ago, was struck in the face by the branch of a thorn-tree, a single thorn striking one of his eyes exactly in the centre and instantly destroying the pupil. The wounded eye has almost totally disappeared ; and singular to re late, Mr. Glenn has suffered but little pain from the mishap. At least so runs our informa tion. . .. .We are under obligations to Prof.jW.P. TOTTEN, Teacherjof Penmanship in the Alleghe ny Alale and Female Seminary at Rainsburg, for a number of beautifully ornamented cards, the handiwork of Prof. Totten's pencil. We have never seen anything of the kind that equal led them. We advise all who wish to write a good band, to place themselves under the in struction of Prof. Totten. By the way we had almost forgotten to state that Prof. T. is a gradu ate of the Iron City Commercial College, the best institution of its kind in the United States. ....BARN BURNED. —On Friday morning last, at about 2 o'clock, the barn of Messrs. John R. &. Andrew Mowry, in Union town ship, was discovered to be on fire, the flames having already made such progress that it was useless lo make any attempt to save it. There were a number of horses in the stables at the time, which were extricated without injury, excepting one that was burned somewhat about the head. A large quantity of boards, together with a lot ot tanning utensils, harness, &.C., was consumed. The loss of Messrs. Mowry, is es timated at S2OOO. The fire is supposed to have been the work of an incendiary. ... .We ask the attention ot our readers to the advertisement of MR. GEO. VOGT, Piano Manufacturer, No 516 Arch street, Philadel phia, which will be found on our third page. Mr. Vogt has made a great improvement in the construction of Pianos, and it is generally ad mitted by persons who are judges, that for sweetness and purity of tone, hi 3 instruments surpass all others. Persons wishing to see a specimen of Vogt's Pianos, are referred to Mr. Charles Smith, of this county, who has recent ly purchased one of them at a cost ofssoo. ... .Should any of our readers wish to ob tain blank books or stationery, or to have hooks bound, we would refer them to MR. C. P. PER RY, S. VV. Corner Fourth and Race streets, Philadelphia. Having had some work done by- Mr. Perry, we are enabled to speak understan- and we have no hesitation in recom mending his establishment. THE RECORD OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, lie takes sides against his country io War! The Washington Constitution thus discour ses upon the Congressional history of Abraham Lincoln : On the other hand, what do we discover this chosen leader and idol of the black-republicans about ? We will, to-day, only present one specimen of his prowess. We reler to his un patriotic and anti-American speech in January 1848, denunciatory o! President POLK, and a gainst the Mexican war. Congress had been in session several weeks. The opposition to the democratic partr by their had the control and management ol" business. The votes of the democratic members, however, show that they struggled hard to lurther the public business by relerringthe President's message to the proper standing committees, so that bills might be brought in according with or against its recommendations, and that Congress might at least go to work. The opposition, to whom Mr. Lincoln belonged, refused this. He and his confederates told the country, in effect, that if they got into power they would stop the war ; that it was a wicked, unconstitutional war; and that the democratic party ought to be overthrown for sustaining it, and they (the op position) put into power! In reality they had 1 the power in ike House of Representatives- But did they come forward with a single tan gible proposition ? Not one. Some, indeed, would vote one day that our glorious troops ought to be withdrawn, that the war was "un necessarily and unconstitutionally commenced by the President of the United States but another portion dared not take this bold stand, for tear of the indignation of the people, al though willing enough to embarrass the demo cratic Administration of that day. Therefore, they chose to sit still and do nothing. Truly did a patriotic democrat of the time, character ize their factious conduct : "It," he exclaimed, "you go for stopping the war, for bringing back our troops, then say so ! The result cannot be more humiliating to the pride and glory of the country than it will be to sit still and do nothing. As long as you sit nere, re;ming supplies , and voting that the war is "unnecessary and unconstitutional," whatever may be your motives for such a vote, its effect is to afford "aid and comfori" to the enemy /" Here, then, is the first part of the congres sional record of the black-republican candidate for the presidency ; and it is a clue to his whole political character. We find him taking sides against his own country, when engaged in a foreign war I [From the Waynesburg Messenger.] A COLLOQUY, PETE AND SAMBO MEET. PETE —"Hello, Sambo—wat in de wurld was all dil fuss about up in town las Saturday night —beds a ringin' and people hoileriu' ?—we tout down our way 'twas a fire, as the fire a larm was rung—'sturbin people." SAM— "Why, baint you hern, nigga ? Whydatwer us 'publicans 'joicing over de nomdenation." PETE —"What nomdenation dat, Sam, eh ? SAM Why man, de President nomdenation, suah." PETE— "WeII, who's de candidate dis time ?" SAM— "Massa Abe Linkhorn's de man." PETE— "Oh, golly mighty ! what de debil did dey nomdenate him lur 1 Dat's a gran mistake suah ! We're beat dis time suah as snakes. Why he's de same man de "Little Giant" beat so bad in Illenoy, two-tree year ago. Well, I tink you'd better do your 'joicen now, cause as de lokies will have it all in de fall. Oh, je-whillikers, what a nomdena tion !" SAM— "Look heah now, Pete—you jist keep all dat to youseif. It'il do for us to talk dal-a way by uses-selves—but don't you know, I beam one of de leaders say we must pear to be very giad, and 'joice, and let on we're very much pleased—and dat Massa Abe was de very man we wanted ; and den he quoted from de good Book, where it says "whistle and keep your courage up." PETE —"WeII dat's all berry well; but I tinkde 'publicans in dis case berry much like de English wid dere man Sayers—dey don't know when he is well whipped. Massa Abe was well quashed de fust time, but 1 fear'd de "Little Giant" won't leave a grease spot in de fall." SAM— "Sure enuff, it's bad job. Dey ought to got a candidate not so much mixed up in de 'spressible conflict doctrine. Massa Abe you kuow is just as deep in de mud as Seward was in de mire. But dat ain'tjde ting now. Link horn is de candidate and we must make de best of it. If we can lect him do it 'ed be great. He stands up for de colored folks as bein just as good as de white—and you know dat is just de man if we could succeed. But I'se fraid its a gone case wid de 'publican party now. As we reads in de scripturs, or somewhere else, " whom de debbil wish to destroy he fust makes mad" and I tink our Delegates acted mad, suah ! Get along wid your scripter. Dat aint in de 'pub lican platform." PETE —"But never mind, here comes a lo- key. Hurra fur Massa Abe Linkhorn I" BOTH —Hurra fur Linkhorn ! !" EXEUNT. SEWARD'S EPITAPH. The New York Herald writes- the °pitaph ol W. H. Seward as follows : Here lie the remains of WILLIAM H. SK WARD, one of the greatest statesmen of the age —done to death at Chicago, on the 17th of May, 1860, by the hands of Horace Greely of New York or Oregon, and Francis P. Blair (old Blair of the Globe , now of Silver Springs), and other conspirators. He fell, covered with innumerable wounds most of them in his back. In his dying agony he turned a reproachful look on Greeley, and, in the words of stabbed Cx'sar to Brutus, exclaimed.— "El tu quoque, Brute !" [From the Harrisburg Patriot & Union.] Railroad Convention. A large number of gentlemen representing the counties of Somerset, Perry, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Juniata, Dauphin, Fulton, Lebanon, Adams, Berks and other counties, ar rived in our city yesterday, for the purpose of meeting in Convention to consider the nearest and most available route for a railroad commu nication between Harrisburg and the Ohio riv er. A preliminary meeting was hp|d at Herr's Hotel at 1 1 o'clock, a. m., at which Hon. John Cessna, ol Bedford, presided, and Dr. W. F. Hoffman, ol Bucks, acted as secretary. At '2 1-2 o'clock the delegates numbering o ver 100, repaired to the ballot the House ol Representatives, and organized temporarily, by appointing Hon. John Cessna, of Bedford, Pres ident, and A. B. Ankerson, of Perry, Col. George Knox, of Huntingdon, and samuel Phil son, of Somersv't v Secretaries. On motion, the several counties were re quested to hand in a list of their delegates, when it appealed the following were in atten dance : Dauphin county—Josiah Epsy, H. S. Wil son, Wm. H. Miller, J. J. Clyde, David Mum ma, Wm. Colder, J. Penrose Lusk, Fred. Trace, R. J. Haldeman. Huntingdon county —Daniel Teague, Esq., /as. E. Glasgow, Esq., Col. S. S. Wharton, Gen. Franklin H. Lane, Col. George Noss, Gen. A. P. Wilson, John Daugherty. Bed lord county—Wm. Lyon, Michael Reed, Alexander King, 0. H. Gai'ther, John Cessna, Nicholas Lyons, George W. Householder, S. L. Russell, John P. Reed. Adams county—M.L.Jacobs, David Wills. Fayette county—Alfred Howell. Fianklin county— Wilson Reily, Wm. Doug las, D. 0. Gehr, David Lesher, H. H. Hur°t, William Hazlett, James H. Hrown, Wm. Sei berl, William M'Grath.E. Kuhn, William Mat thews, D. K. Wunderlich, John Donney, Ja cob Kridei,Samuel Seibert, Upton Washabugh, J. L. Nixon, M. Heintzelman, James Chrisman, J. B. M'Elroy, George H. Mengle, David Croft, Hastings Gehr, H. Eeston, H. Dickont, M. Bushey, J. S. Hossler, Wm. Burgess, VV. S. Stenger, Wm. D. Dixon, William Brown, 0. S. Brown, jacob Heyser, Daniel Coble, R. E. Emerson, Witt. D. M'Kinstry, John Shirtz, Wm. Woods, Esqs. Juniata Courtly—A. J. Ferguson, Esq., Wm. J. Kirk, Wm. V. Swerengen, David Real, Sr., D. S. Coyle, Dr. S. B. Crawford, J. Al'Meen, Solomon Loudon, Lemuel Ramsey, Dr. J. M. Morrison, Job Hockenberrv, Joshua Heal, Sr., William L. Beat, J. M. Morrow, Thomas Mur phey, S. T. M Cullock, liv/in Stewart, Samuel Peck, Abr. Roher, Matthew Black. Somerset County—Hon. J. S. Black, Hon. F. M. Kimmel, Hon. Michael Zimerman, Hon. Jo nas Keim, Hon. J. R. Edie, Hon. Isaac Hugus. W. J. Baer, J. D. Roddy, A. J. Colborn, Her man L. Baer, Peter Meyers, Gabriel Miller, E. L. Liehty, Abin. Beam, George G. Walker, William G. Walker, Jacob Berkley, David Bueachly, Daniel Weyand, Dr. W. S. Harah, R. P. Cummins, James H. Zimerman, J. H. Snvder, Samuel Philson, J. R. Brinham, Jacob Livengood, General A. H. Coflroth, David Li vengood, Samuel Flickinger, John W. Beach y, Ab'm Beachy, Ross Forward. Fulton County—John Sharer, J. C. Austin, James Kelly, S. M. Woodcock. Perry County—John A Linn, Henry Fetter, A. B. Anderson, George Hench, Dr. James Galbraith, Jesse Kennedy, Andrew Loy, John Hagar, Henry Keck, George Waggoner, Parkin son Hench, John D. Cree, Dr. D. B. Milligan. Samuel Spoots, Henry Rhinesmith, William M. M'Clure, Jonas Null, John Hoobaugh, Solomon Bernhisel, Henry Cooper, John Stambaugh. George Johnston, J. Irvin, Jacob Sheibley, Ja cob Weibly, John Ritter, Jacob Ritter, Hugh Campbell, Rev. John H. Clark, Capt. James White. Thomas Morley, George Ellicher. Cumberland County—John M. Woodburn. Col. Shriver, of New York, was invited to a seat in the Convention, as an honoary delegate. PERMANENT ORGANIZATION. A motion was made that a committee of five be appointed to report permanent officers of the Convention : which was agreed to; whereupon the following gentlemen were appointed said committee : Messrs. Reilley, of Franklin ; Gen. I etter, of Perry ; Austin, of Fulton ; Baer, of Somerset, and Miller, of Dauphin. THE GOVERNOR INVITED TO RE PRESENT. Isaac Hugus, Esq., of Somerset, submitted the following, which was agreed to : Resolved, That a committee of three be ap pointed by the Chair to wait on the Governor, and invite him to a seat in this Convention. The President appointed Messrs. Hugus, "of Somerset; Col Shriver, of New York, iass, of Franklin county, said committee. 'The resolution was subsequently amended so a9 to include '.he Heads of Department and Jud ges of the Supreme Court. PERMANENT OFFICERS. Mr. Reiily, from the committee on perma nent orgaization, reported the following perma nent officers of the Convention : President—Hon. Waiter H. Lowrie. Vice Presidents—David Mills, Adams coun ty ; Wm. D. M'Kinstry, Franklin; William Lyon, Bedford ; S. M. Woodcock, Fulton ; Hon. F. M. Kimmel, Somerset; A. P. Wilson, Hun tingdon ; Geo. Hensh, Perry ; R. J. Haldeman, Dauphin; Wm. J. Kirk, Juniata. Secretaries J. W. Douglass, Franklin coun pV^T S r Ke i ly 'J Ult ° n ' Hon. S.L. Russel, Bedfoid; J. L. Glasgow, Huntingdon ; A. B. Anderson Perry, W. J. Baer, Somerset ; J. M. Woodburn, Cumberland; Samuel Philson and Col. Geo. Noss. Mr. Wilson, of Huntingdon, moved that a committee of three be appainted to inform Judge Lowrie of his election as President of the Convention, and request his attendance-. which was agieed to ; and the Chair appointed Messrs, Wilson, of Huntingdon, Reiily, of Fulton, and V\ aahabaugh, of Franklin, said committee. The rules of the House of R.pree nlaf ;. M o far a, applicable, were adopted far the S ot' ernment of the Convention. S On motion J am e 9 Worrall, Esq., 0 f F AI , was admitted to a seat in the Convention. ARRIVAL or JUDGE LOWRtE. At this stave of the proceedings, the comm.t tee appointed to waif tin J.ulge Lowrie appear ed with that gentleman, who upon taking his i sea. as Pre,dent of the returned his thanks in a few remarks pertinent to the occasion. Ine The permanent Vice Presidents and Secreta ries then took their seats. COMMITTEE ON RESOLUTIONS, Hon. Jeremiah S. Black moved that a com mittee to consist of one from each delegation be appointed to prepare resolutions and business' for the Convention ; which was agreed to. The following gentlemen were appointed said committee: Hon. J. S. Black, Alexander King, Wilson Keilly, John A. Linn, John Shat rar, James E. Glasgow, Alfred Howell, 'Jolrn- M. Woodburn, David Wills, Josiah Epsy, VVrr J. Kirk and Col. Shriver. STEECHES. Jas. Worrall, Esq., of Erie, being called up on proceeded to aadress the Convention at some leng'h on the subject of railroads in genera! and strongly urged the necessity ot a more direc t railroad communication between the Atlantic and the Great West. His speech was listened to with marked attention, and created a good impression. After he had concluded, Mr. Cessna moved that his remarks be incorporated; with the proceedings to insure their publicatwi, which led to an interesting debate, participate<i in by Messrs. Daugherty, oi Huntingdon ; Hi - gns, of Somerset ; Cessna of Bedford, after which the motion was withdrawn on the ground that the proceedings should be made as briet and concise as possible. LETTER FROM HON. ANDREW STEWART. Mr. Hugus laid before the Convention a let ter from Hon. Androw Stewart; which was read by one of the Secretaries. Its substance was an expression of regret that the writer could not be present at the Convention, owing to sickness, and a hearty concurrence in the project of constructing a more direct railroad route ortween Harrisburg and Pittsburg via the Connelisville Railroad. The Convention then adjourned until 7 1-2 o'clock, p. m. EVENING SESSION The Convention re-assembled at 7 1-2 o'- clock, p. m. A motion was made that the Secretaries be appointed a committee of finance tq leceive mo neys to defray the expenses of holding the Con vention. A somewhat desultory debate arose as to the nature of the expenses, when the motion was adopted. Judge Black, Chairman of the committee ap pointed for the purpose, reported the following PREAMBLE AND RESOLUTION WHEREAS, It has been made manifest to (bis Convention, upon the most conclusive evidence, that a railroad from the city of New York to the Ohio river and the heart ofthe Great Wert, may be made for less than $8,000,000, and 20 equated miles shorter than by any other route now in existence, through Pennsylvania, and one hundred and fifty actual miles shorter than by any route through the Slate of New York ; therefore. Resolved, That a committee "of five persons be appointed, tor the purpose of laying these facts, before capitalists, and other persons who are interested in this great thoroughfare of trade, and inviting their aid to secure the spee dy completion of this important enterprise. The preamble and resolution were unani mously adopted. The President announced the following gen. tlemen as the committee under the resolution : Thos. Shriver, Isaac Hugus, John Cessna, a! P. Wilson and Wilson Keilly. Any member who is unable to attend to the duties of their appointment was granted leave to substitute persons in their stead. A CONTINGENT FUND. Mr. Baer, of Somerset, offered the following; which was adopted : Resolved, 1 hat a committee of three from each county represented, be appointed to raise a contingent fund to meet any expenses incur red in the publication of such statistics and such articles as may be prepared for the pur pose of furthering the objects and interests of this Convention ; and that the fund raised by such committee be handed to the committee of five appointed by this Convention. The following named gentlemen were ap pointed said committee, viz ;—John H. M'Clei lon, S. L. Russell, Robert M'Curdy, Adams county , Hon. Andrew Stewart, A. S. Fuller, Charles Cheny, Fayette county; Daniel o! Cehr, Hezekiah Easton, John Downev, Frank lin county ; W. V". Swerengen, David* Beal, E. Montgomery, Juniata county ; J. M. Woodburn, Cumberland county ; Fred. Trace, Stewart Wil son, J. J. Clyde, Dauphin county; Jonas Keirn, Peter Meyers, A. J. Colborn, Somerset county ; Nicholas Lyons, Daniel Wasbabau°-h, Geo. W. Householder, Bedford county: j"as. Keily, Jno. B. Austin, J. Sharer, Fulton coun ty ; Geo. J. Johnson, D. Miligan, Jacob Bixler, Perry county; A. P. Wilson, Col. Geo. Noss„ J as. L. Glasgow, Huntingdon county. Mr. Daugherty, of Huntingdon, and Wilson Reilly, of Franklin, adressed the Convention. Mr. Hugus, of Somerset, from the committee appointed to invite the Governor and Heads of Department to a seat in the Conventions, made a report, stating that such of the Heads of De partment as had been seen weie invited, and had attended. Col. Shriver, ol New York, bein? called up on, proceeded to deliver an effective speech on the subject which had induced the Convention to assemble. This speech was well received. Ross forward, Esq., of Somerset, followed in a lew well-timed remarks, when Mr. Woodcock, of Fulton, submitted the fol lowing : R'solved, That the committee appointed by this Convention be authorized to call a Conven tion of delegates, to meet at such time and place as the committee may indicate. The resolution was debated by Messrs. Hu gus, of Somerset, Wilson Reiliy, of Franklin, orrall,of Erie, Gen. Wilson, ol Huntingdon, Vyeyaod, of Somerset, and others; when the res olution was adopted. The Convention then adjourned sine die. Markets by Telegraph. BALTIMORE, May 23d.—Flour firm ; How ard $5 50 Wheat dull at $1 55 and 1 65 for white and $1 28 and 1 35 for red. Corn dull ; white 66 and 70c , yellow 60 and 62c. Provisions steady. Whiskey steady at 21 i.

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