Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, January 4, 1861, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated January 4, 1861 Page 2
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BEDFORD GAZEJJE. : n •'' *>l'* 2? O, I'a.— FBiDAI ::" : J4,JS6I- B. F- Blayers, Editor Jind '-'ropri&tor Will tii3 ♦'Republicans" endorse . Wade ? Benjamin . V ade, the Republican Senator from Ohio, delivered a speech in the Senate of the United States, on the 17th ot December . im. in which he tjok occasion to speak oi the Fu gitive Slave Law as fallows • "I know the chafes have been mane arm "rung in our ears, that we have tven unfaithful "to vour Fugitive Slave s'-ii. I he ia\v ex ceedin!y odious to any fiee people, end de "prives* us of nil the 0 !1 ruamnties of liberty j "that the *3ngl v <" >■'>■ r/rce Ante considered "more sacred than anything else.'" Now there are but lew members of the so- , called Republican patty tn UedlVd connty, that will not say that the Fugitive Slave Law : i a righteous enactment and ought to be can i-d , out in all its provisions. That is to say, there are but few of them that will at present agree with Mr. Wade in his denunciation of that law. II jW long they will be true to what is doubtless, an honest conviction, we would not venture to guess. Their leaders generally mould them like so many noses of wax, and we have no doubt that when they find that Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Waile, Mr. Seward and the other bell-weth ers of their flock, are leading oft in opposition to the Fugitive Slave Law and against an honora ble conciliation of the Sooth, they will not hesitate to swallow all their former declarations of conservatism, and foilow in the footstep? > i their leaflets. Republican conciliation will at last end in coercion and violence. It :: the se cret desire of such men as Wade, Gidding?, Hale, Sumner, Grow. Greeley, \\ ilmot, An drews and their confederates, to plunge the Government into a war with the fifteen Slave States of this Union. If such is not the case, why do they refuse to lend their assistance in settling the troubles that are upon the country ? Why do they refuse to go into compromises which many of their party are willing to en dorse ? Why do they denounce the Fugitive Slave Law and oppose the restoration of the Missouri Compromise line and its extension to the Pacific ? They are for war, war between father and son, between brother and brother, and for no otsier reason than that they hope that in the anarchy and confusion which would ensue, the darling projects of their lives, the abolition of slavery and the civil and social e qualization of the white and black races, wouid he accomplished. Now let us see vvnelher the Republicans of Bedford county, will h* true to their oft repealed declarations that they are in favor of giving the South her rights. Let'us see whether they will have the courage to re pudiate such men as Wade and his co-workers when they denounce the Fugitive Slave Law. Let us near them speak out if they are honest in their boasted conservatism. W hat say you to Mr. Wade, Messrs. Republicans? Is it true ? The Bedford Abolition organ of last week speaks as follows of'.he late fanatical and in cendiary speech of lien. F . \v ade in the Senate of the United States : "Senator Wade, of Ohio, delivered in the Senate, a few days ago, a powerful and patriot ic speech, vindicating the position of the Re publican party, and completely refuting thfc charges brought against it by its enemies. He took a strong stand tor the Union, and against the right of a State to secede, denouncing such an act as treason." If Senator Wade vindicated the position of the "Republican" party,then the position of that party must be one of hostility to tne Tugi live Slave Law, because Mr. Wade says that that "law : . x.-.eedisgly odious to anv iree peo ple, and deprives ' fall the guaranties of lib erty that the Anglo Saxon tace have considered more sacred than any thing else." Is it true that this is the position of the "Republican' party, arid do [the Bedford "Republicans" en dorse it ? Let us know, if you please. The Charleston Forts. After our last week's edition had been put to press, we received the news that Moj. An derson, the officer in command at the Charles ton Forts, afier spiking the guns and setting fire to the gun-carnages, had evacuated Fort Moultrie and drawn off the men under bis com mend to Fort Sumpter. The President imme diately convened the Cabinet, when it was re solved that Maj. Anderson should be allowed to remain at Fort Sampler. Mr. Floyd, Secre tary of War, not agreeing in 'his decision, ten dered his resignation to the President, who ac cepted it at once, and appointed Post Mister General HoH to the vacancy. Judge Holl will administer the affairs o( the Department, under the advice of Gen. Scott, if if rumored that the appointment was tendered to Gen Scott, but that he declined it. Tt.'e appoint ment of Judge Holt is highly praised, wringing an approbatory paragraph from even the N. A Tribune. All this looks as though Premden Buchanan was determined to execute the laws. Fuel to the Fire. The organ of the Abolition di>unionists, in this place, publishes unauthenticated reports from the Southern States, detailing accounts ol mal-treatment of Northern men who were sup poied to be engaged in filing cotton-gins and in doing other mischief to the property of the Sou thern people. It also publishes a statement to the effect that Montgomery and his band had not been committing any depredations in Kan sas. This last is known to be a palpable false hood, because Gen. Harney, in hi official re port, sets forth the aggressions of Montgomery upon the people of the Kansas border. But „ r fakp. the Abolition organ publishes an\ thing (hat A ill tend to exci'e the prejudices and feelings of onr people against their South ern brethren. H>s determined to add fuel to the flames. Local mid Miscellaneous. . \ew Y'-ar's day passed off very quietly in :j iir town. There was good sleighing and air population made the most ot it. Some folks we wot of, however, preferred warm teddy to cold noses. .... We ha-! the pleasure of a call, one day last week, 1.0111 our excellent friend, Prof. Os borne, of the Blair county formal School.— The Prof asor represents that institution as be ing in a flourishing rondition .The Bedford County Teachers' Associ ation assembled in this place, on Wednesday, the •JotSi u!t. There were upwards of eighty Teach ers io attendance, being nearly twice as many a-? at former meetings of the Association, ihe proceedings, {a condensed report of which will be found in another column) were conducted with great decorum and were full of interest. The Association adjourned on Friday evening last. , ... .The Somerset Democrat has been sold bv its late proprietor, C. F. Mitchell, Esq., to Messrs. H. G. & C. F. Baer, ot that place, by whom it will hereafter be conducted. We are sorry to lose Mr. Mitchell from the editorial ranks. The Democrat , unJpr his control, was ar. excellent party organ and a mode! newspa per in every respect. We console ourself for his loss with the knowledge that his mantle has fallen on worthy gentlemen, under whose man agement the Democrat will, doubtless, contin ue to maintain its present high position. . .. .We refe r our readers to the advertise ment of PETER O'HAGAN, Esq., executor of the estate of James C >nrad, late of Blair township, Blair county, deceased, offering for sale the mansion property of said deceased, and other valuable real estate. Persons desirous of pur chasing themselves a home, or of investing in real estate, will do well to attend. . .. .We conclude, in this veek's Gazette, ;he publication of antxcelleot story written tor us by our talented friend, "A Plowman." ft ;s a well told tale and one that carries its ino •a! directly to the heart of the reader. ... ."Happy New Year ! Lung life to our subscribers and friends! May the Union of these States oe perpetual, and ail traitors tanged !"— Bed ford Abolition. Or.'an. If the!ast clause of joui'wish were cariitd out it w( u.'d soon le the fashion for Black Repub.: :an editors to wear neck-ties made of hen.p. ... In a certain debating society not a hundred miles from Bedford, a violent Black Republican was or.c- upon a time pouting e i his sarcasm hot and bitter upon the head c "that old traitor, J. 8.," (which iett rs He, doubtless, presumed every body would take as the initial-? of the President of the United States) when he was interrupted by a fellow member with the question whether he wa alluding to one John Brown I It is needle?: to add that our Black Republican orator's sar casm was seen very suddenly to ascend th flue! .. ..COLD WEATUEK. —Tuesday last, January the firs', was the coldest day we have si fa experienced during the present winter, flit th-rrnom-.ter stood four degrees below zero. .. .We are informed that the package! 0 Gazettes for Bloody Run, did not reach thei destination last week. This is singula enough, as we are positively certain ot havin: mailed them. AYER'S AMERICAN ALMANAC has now arri ved and is now ready for delivery, grsti , b B. F. Harry to all who call lor it. Ourr . ders mav be surprised to know that this iftl pamphlet which has become so much a ivo rite in our section has quite the largest cirjula tinn ot any one book in the world, except tin Bible. It is printed in many languages anc scattered through many nations as wel a supplied to almost the entire population of pm own vast domain Every famiiytshould •fcep it for it contains information which all kre liable to require, when sickness them and which may prove invaluable fbm being at hand in season. If yon take our ad vice, you will cail and get an Ayer's Almanc, and when got, keep it. THE REACTION IN NEW ENGLAND. —The In - nual elect iorwif town oificers in New lityen was held last Friday, and resulted in the tic cess of the D -mooratic ticket by five hur.jrt'd majority, out of about 5,000 votes. The l|w n embraces Fair Haven and West vi lie, whic|a'- ways give Republican mnjoi ities. The vtoo.y is therefore more significant than it the (fic tion had been confined to the city prop-) — But even the city election was carried bytiie Republicans a few months ago,—a majority ol the officers then elected being Republican.— New England is coming to her sensps. "two months' experience of the practical results >f a sectional abolition victory, is opening the em of her people to their folly. Tiie New H.tven Register, in anticipation of the election, tiid, and the people responded to what it said : "We owe it to ouiselves, to show to the country that the heart of the chief city of Con necticut still beats "to the music of tiie Union 1" that it responds to the etibrts ol the noble nen who are striving for the preservation of its trlessings ! that we know no sectional interes's in a common country—and that we concede to all, and demand for all, that equality which is guaranteed to the whole under the Constitution. New Haven owes its prosperity to a fraternal intercourse with otutr port.ons of tiie country. Hardly a Southern city that i 3 not in ctose commercial intercourse with us—or war until a few weeks ago—when a distrust of our friend ship seemed warranted by the election oi Lin coln—and it is the duty alike of patriotism and interest, to "lift up our voice like a trumpet," and correct the impression. New Haven in not responsible for that "dire event"—and we owe it to ourselves and the country to give Repub licanism a decidy), and overwhelming rebuke." iletlford C'oiiiify Teachers' As sociation. BEDFORD, WEDNESDAY! Dec. 26, 1860. The Association met accord ins: lo previous notice, in the Hall of ti e Union School House, at I i o'clock, P.M. The meeting was organ ized by the election of A. N. Raub, President, J. P!. Fluck, F-q , Vice President, C'. W. Gr-.-ene, S-cretary, .\I. A. Points, Assistant Sec retary, and Geo. Sigafoos, Treasurer. A Busine.-s t'oinmittee was elected, compri sing .1. G. Fisher, M. A. Campbell, A. V. Raub J. E. Satterfield and J. H. Miller. After some rem irks by the former President, Mr. Sigafoos, the officers took their seats. A resolution was offered adjourning the As sociation until Friday evening and constituting the body ol teachers an Institute under the di rection of the County Superintendent, and was adopted. A Business Committee consisting of Messrs. Fisher, Bliss, and Points, were appointed to re port the programme of exercises for the losti— tqje and at the close of each session the order, for the next meeting was adopted. On motion, f'The best means of promoting the educational of the County," was adopted as 'he tajScifor discussion and remarks were made by i\iSsjH. Fisher, Sigafoos, Greene, Rawlins, Walker, Bliss, Kerr, Miller aud liepiogie. A resolution fixing the hours of meeting at Si A. M , 14 P. M., and 64 P. M., and of ad journment at 114 A. M., 14 P. M., and 94 P. M., was adopted. Adjourned. WEDNESDAY EVENING. The Institute was called to order by the President, and as at each succeeding meeting, the Roll was called, and the minutes read and approved. Mr. Raub delivered a very interesting lec ture upon '-School Ethics." The question, Resolved, That the Legislature of Pennsylva nia should enact a law compelling parents to send their children to school regularly," was adopted. Messrs. Fisher, Sigaluos, Raub. and Campbell on the affirmative, were opposed by ?.lessrs. Points, Longenecker, Fluck, Osborne Satterfield, Filler, Tate, and Barclay. The question was decided by a vole of the Institute in the affirmative. Adjourned. THURSDAY MORNING. The institute was called lo order and the exercises were opened by prayer, led by Rev. Sigafoos. After the transaction ol regular business, an exercise in the Elementary Sounds and Artic ulation, was conducted by Mr. J. H. Mil ler. Mr. Greene gave a Ipcture upon Reading and the method ot teaching it. Mr. Osborne addressed the institute upon Phy sical Education. By request ot the Institute. Mr. Raub showed the manner of conducting an object lesson aud urged the necessity for theii ioti duction into the Common Schools. On motion a committee of five were appoin ted to report Resolutions expn ssive ot the sensi (f th Institute. it was composed of Messrs E. F. Kerr, J G. Fisher, J. E. Satterfield, J 11. Miller, and M. S. Campbell. Adjourned. THURSDAY AFTERNOON- • The inttiiu'e was called to order by the Presi dent. Mr. Ran!) delivered a Lecture upon the Firs: Principle- of Written Arithmetic. J. B. Fluck, E<q., followed with an Exerrist in English Grammar, and as in all oilier txer cises, questions were proposed by members. M thods ol teaching Geography were give! by Messrs. Livingston, Raub and Greene. Adjourned. THURSDAY EVENING. After the usual introductory exercises, Mr Longenecker ad.tress-d 'die Institute. His theme was "The Relation of the Teach er to his Countiy." Mr. Geyer read an inter esting Essay upon "Teachers' Institutes." Mr Wonders read a well written Essay upon "lm ; rovements." On motion the question was a it pted lor discussion, "Resolved, That the -tody of Mathematics is better calculated to de velop the mind of than the study of th< classics." It was disci;-sed by Messrs. Points on the af firmative, and Rauhon the negative. 'l'h? discu- ion being closed bv motion, th< que?''-m vva- adopted, "Rcso'vcd, That Femalei are tier adapted for the profession cf teaching than Males." It was discussed by Messrs. Greene, Hetir) W. Fisher, Sigafoos, Re;:l -gle and Kinsel, or the affirmative, and Mc.-srs. Miller, Hunt, Raub Campbell and Speice on the negative. Adjournc d. FRIDAY MORNING. The opening exert ises were the singing ol the Doxologv, ami prayer by Mr. Sigafoos. Mr. J. G. Fisher lectured upon penman ship. Mr. Sigafios gave a practical exercise in "Mental Arithmetic." Mr. H. W. Fisher gave his methods of teach ing Orthography and he was followed by Mr, Gre- - ne. Mr. Greene then formed a Reading Glass and criticised the reading ol each member. Adjourned. FRIDAY AFTERNOo.T After the introductoiy exercises, Mr. Ran! lectured upon Written Arithmetic, explaining •be principles of Long Division, Common I rae lions and Proportion. , M -sis. H. P. Williams, Livingston and .1 G. Fisher, Condu ltd an exercise in \ocal Mi: sic, an I with the assistance of others, favors the Institute with several songs. On rr. >tc ''The methods of conducting schools'" was ado ted foi discussion, the institute ffi-'ag resolv into a committee of the w ho.e. Messrs. Fiuck, Sigafoos, Greene and Ra participated. Adjourned. FRIDAY EVENING. The Association was called to order by President. Prof. Brim read a beau'-ful anil structive address, taking as his theme, " Cultivation of the Mind." An essay by J L. P. jSUclikua was th a read by Mr. J. Geyer. Also, an essay by Miss L. C. Arnold r "The Pursuit of Knowledge ; read by C. Greene. Tilt' question for discussion, "Resolved, , the teacher exerts a greater influence in mi.ig the character of the young,*' was read the Secretary and an animated discussion sued between Messrs. Bliss, Campbell, Por Raub. Greene and Rawlins on the and Messrs. Fluck, Gaither and Shannon, the negative. Ihe question was decided the Institute in the affirmative. The business j Committee reported that "A semfi-annual mee- ; ting of the Bed tor J County Teachers' Associa tion, will be held at Bedford on Friday, April 19th 18GI, at one o'clock P. M. The following persons were appointed to report then on appropriate subjects. As Lecturers, Messrs A. N. Kaub and J. N. Longenecker. As Essayists, J. B. r'luck, E q., M. A. I'ornK Jns. J. Uarndoliar, j. if. Living ston, Miss Mary E. Allison, and Miss L. C. | Arnold. • The Committee on Resolutions reported the following prpamblt and resolutions : H'liereas, We believe that Teachers' Insti- I tutes and associations olthe friends ot En ica- j tion, exert a benefir il and listing lnffii-nce, j upon all concerned, stimulating a, ;l tticoorj- j gfng teachers to attain to a higher standard of:' excellence in their responsible caiiirrg, and ' fcronsing the people to a better appreciation ol j our ncb!e system, therefore, Resolved, That we hail vith pleasure, the i growing interest in this subject among the j l*eachei.s of this County, as evinced by the Iftrge attendance at this session, and, that vi e , regard this as an auspicious o.nen, prom rung rich ftuits in the future. Resolved, That the Teacher* oi Bedford j County who do not attend the meetings f the Teacher's Association, statin in their own light ; that their success in teaching mu.-t i ecessaii:/ le limited on account of not availing of the . opportunities within their reach, to improve': 'hetnsel vvs. Res Ivcd, That we approve of grading teach- ; ei s' salaries according to their qualifications. j Resolved, That we, as teachers of the Coun- ' ty Association, will use our influence in orgam- , ling township Institutes 111 our respective towu- Sfiips. Resolved, That the Treasurer ho authorized to say the contingent expenses of this Associa tion. , Resolved, That teachers have a right to con-p dubt their schools independent ol outside inrj fluence. 'I Raolved, That we favor Vocal Music as an j exeicis" i:i Common Schools. Resolved , That we offer our grateful ac- ; ktowlpdgenients to the School Board of the Borough of Bedford, for-o generously granting : the Association', lie use cl this Hull. Resolve !, That we tender our hearty thanks - to the citizens of Bedford I r the hospitality which they have displayed in entertaining the members of this Association. Resolved , That it is the unanimous senti ment of tins Association that evi ry teuchei should be a subsetiber to the "Pennsylvania School Journal." Rtsclv.d, That we heartily commend the successful efforts of our able and efficient coun ty Superintendent in getting up and conduc ting this Ins'itiue. Resolved, That thp publishers of HIP county papers be requested to publish the proceedings of this Institute. During the evening the an were favor ed wuh sev.ral pieces of music. A. N. RAUB, Pres't. , , CHARLES W. GREENE, Sec'v. The Institute w->s a complete slice—. l- | .trad of having only thirty or lorty team-raj pi*.*?nt, as heretofore, there were over eighty jj'the live teacheis ot the county in attendance dinng almost the whole session. The citzens J r.anilested a lively interest in the priiceHiu, #id tilled the hail with a large anil atteutive fudience each evening. On Friday evening many were unable to j ibtain seats and still conducted themselves in ;n orderly manner. It cannot fad to have a beneficial influence ' ipon our schools. Fill<>.l2 VuIKJOXI. special Despatch to the Philadelphia Inquirer ATTEMPT TOWARD SECESSION. Richmond, Dec. OS.—There was an immense leetmg here last night, which, it is said, wa. ompost'd ofall parties. There were several ' es.ilutions reported by a commit. •• f proni ent citizens. They yere adopted 1. .n >f, not J nite, unaiiiinousiy. The i dutions decla.e it is not compatible with the safety ot th i luth any longer to endure Ibe ass-.u'ts of in . aorth, unless guarante sat giv-n '■ i plai iwl unmistakable cha. :C T it at they cannot be , aded. if this be not dorr, i' i ' >. •-i fhfi'. : tir South leave the Unior. IPPRO VAL OF A Si ATE COXYENTIO •. j A resolution approves of c Ming a ';te(: . - Viition, f>r tfie i rpos" .f s c ;r-" : tin* rigfi 1 uf.'irginia in or tut of the f "u >:i, nut ;• r-o --roltion of r ,erci >. .is wholly unjustifiable j 'CS riiUSIASM AT THE MEoTiNf*. | %-re was much enthusiasm exhibited at 1 the be'ing, and the disunion jjentimenla vere : loud^applauded. OUTLAWS. —t.'en. Harney's re port l'\y fistams the worst i . foe • g ma le the press concerning Montg ; : -r --y's bandy OU ,| 4U . g . H. sy.s : "I belly, Montgomery's band is iuilv as large io be ; tint they are sworn !o , I' r> ct i,n ther hv perjure , assaaLa tion, an- m\ y wav p llS ..; a i c ,. yj Mr obiect , ir, 3> di'Ciared,jj,j c | v by themselves, to protect fugitive slav?.: th< / Te " rritofV? , 0 iht . .. ! to run away wb, (^V( . r an •opportunity clfors, I Hajpng them Ea^ o( j receiving sixty d.i! r# | per head, and to out ol Terr ,toiy ah I who oppose ,he.T, doin ,. p, large po.- I lion of the |w r ulti„ wn lh( ; ix)r(i „ r Cl , iler b ... ! long to this {ir $v n with j them and those who da " re nptloS . 3 , hePl j o, give information concv ni ,, r lhen ,. , , n: ■ sstished that the greater r.n jfn -. £ .| n f thi . ; donations which are sent in Kansas, i go into the harms t:f.... ? the greater portion of it i- perverted from by purchasing arms anu muniti <n? r.\ %v\ r j,, r j carrying out their plans. It would tak* a . K . rt '. | lorce to thoroughly break up this band "Montr mery has a rognla y organized barK of about sixiv men, win rec e Ivn dollars pV month, bisiues a portion of the robt ii-s Sue. ' and also spies umi runneis all nwr the country,' who give him timely notice < i ny movements set on foot against him. The day before tl, troops reached Mound City, 'Montgomery's meoj to the number of four or fivu hunch 1,; assembled and passed resoiuti ins, nc i o which has been published in the otack-repub i ran papers. I think the b-st and ch - ipest way j i o catch Montgomery and hi 3 parly will be to ' i urnish the governor with funds, and let him' 1 lo it in his otvn way." Words of Piirophrry. Mr. Fillmore recognized the difficulty nl a sectional rule, even it it be a 'majority rule, when he proclaimed the following cal, truthful and just sentiments in the Presiden tial campaign of 1856. Read! They aie words of profound phrophecy : "Y e see a political party presenting candi-' dates for the Presidency and V ice Pre.-i'fuicv selected for the first time from the free Stales alone, with the avowed purpose ei electing lose candidates by the suffrage of one part o! i I nioci only, to rule over .he whole United j Suites. Can it be possible that those who are ! epf/tiged in such a men ore can have seriously I reflected upon (he consequences which must inevitably fottgw in case of success ? Can they have tiie rna iness or folly to suppose th;.' our S'jutner.: href.-en would submit lo be govern ; id by sr/fi a Chief Magistrate t ♦'Suppose tha f the South, having a majoiit*, o< the electc :l votes, should declare that they j woubl on I v have slaveholders for President and i \ ice Pte.-idei t, and should select such hv their ' sulliag. sto rule over os at the North. I) > %ou j think we would s .hm:f to it 1 j\'o , not for a moment. And do voti bef >ve tint yolir South j >-:n hrefhern are less sensitive on this suij-ct ' then you are, or less j ( along of t*-ir rigl ts ? i If y oti do, let meteii y u that i yu arc misf :- ik".n ! And therefore you mu tsee that >t this j sectional parly -ucceeds, if leads inevitably to j the destruction of this beautiful fabric reared by our forefatheis, cemented ty their i o.i. ! and bequeathed to us as a precious inheritance. "I tell you my hi.nds that i feel dee .Iv, I and theref ue I speak earnestly on this subject. ; (cries of "you'ie right !") lor 1 feel that vou j are in danger. T will wash my hands of the j t msefju *nces, whatever they rr.ay be j and i j tell you that we are trending on the bunk of \a %> rlctno that is Hub/ ' at any moment to burst forth aad ovirw'.'m the, nation.'" i Twenty Thousand Mechanics cut of r:;i;lojmeu(. The Phil;, tel.,:.U ''Pies-," of last week,' ; states tbat there are at lea-t fifteen to twenty • t' ou-and mechanirs out of employment in that 'city. VYbat terinle import tbat announce-! j neut carnes with it. It is fair lo su, • e that! (upon those twenty thousand mer at least fifty 1 thousand persons are dependent for support— : and being ?•' roivn out of employment ju-t at trie < I begin .ug <ji winter, it is impossible to imagine j i the amount of suffering which will be -ei? bv ' •hem. We iriok from a contemplation o! toe l misery whit i must be experienced in the ci- , ties during 'he ptesent winter. Accursed, ten : ' jusarui times accuised, will be they who, for I egratification of their own selfishness, have s brou in .! on. Where now are the phih.nlh o- j f s?s, who have sympathised so deeply with the i Southern slaves'? There will be more sutTer- , ing .0 the families of the mechanics of Phila ! del, 'jia curing th- present w inter, than among 1 I ail the slaves of the Southern Sfaes. And yet,: w ■ bet 1 it not, because it is in our own midkt. ,CI amy i.nuld commence at home; and yet in i the>t of ali the suffering, we fi d the Re public ins of Pin adefphia giving barm .els to, ! end t a ting in the most extravagant style Col. i McClure, and others, who ar.-.isted io brin„ :>g |about these sad resul.s.— Ebtnslutg Mounlni' j ttr. Tus Cr IT7FIXDEN CoMl'liOjttsK RFJF.CTEO.— j Tile t •-11 it • C : nniiitee of Thirteen vt re u I siori s-i, and a halt hours U-t Mlurday vv-ek. .Mr. Crittenden's proposition to amend the i Con. titution. establishing a line from ocean to ! ocean, with Freedom above and Slavery be-j j low, never t > ( be disturbed, was distu.-sed at .great length, an l finally rejected. M-sos. !Ci iftenden, D e lias and Btg'er, sustained the J proposition, and it was opposed bv Messrs Wade, Dootittfe, Collamer and Grimes Messrs. Rice and P -•• .. j nne.i its adv cafes in citing tor it, and Ahssis. Hutiier, Toombs. and Davis, vote.i against it ing, however, that t j would go for it, ii the Republicans wen I i pro pose it in good faith. The other piopositions submitted by Mr. TJrit'tenden were voted upon lut dec 1 ired i >st, under a rule ad ipted bv th ■ j Committee, wiiiclt requn es that each pmpn i- Miot) shall receive the votes of a in.ij.mtv of ! ;ho Republicans nd of those opposed to tiie j fv.'p'ioiicaus. Raiding Gazette. ci PaoMient) GOOD TIMES. — During the . of the last Presidential canvas., the ic Rej.ui ran new snipers and ' -imn ci , • ts a-' .red fite people that the elert ot . i Lt. tn v\o'i d be imtne, ately fhil.-wrf hv I "good tin s iad great prosperity." Demon at* i ;• 'ill' 1 h.s! Ue iv .t. ' warned tie I' - j pi-* a ai . vol, .j fLincoln, . snri.ig them ; C at l.isvlecii. ! w ni l produce di- .• ss, j • nl r.i■ ght r ult ha di dntion ot the C... i. '."fell, ■ •• people tiusltU tha Repuhhcaas, an.. ! i ei.old the end ' It':tiki • •zpen Jed I Business firasir <le .' ii ■ a 're-Is bnr>i.-ui't ! Thousands Starving ! Civil ramm> 'ion at our dears ! And it may be, years of IVar, of $ Tears, of B'ood 1 Waa'ktSs. PiiiLA.ihLrHiA, Wsdnhsday, Jan. ", 1861. Clbver c i,. 8 forward slowly iier ranges trc.m Sh 111 >5 21\ snd 61 lbs., fur for and r qoioty. Not ing doing >n Timc.thv an ! CJaaseeJ an;! prices are about cominal. Their is a (air ieeling in the BrradstutFs mar- • icet and fr Flour ma v holders are itiiiiiTereut ; ! atouf realizing at present quotations. There J .is net much shipping demand and only a tew . , uundred barrels were disposal of at* s.*> ltii ' fper barrel for superfine a/id 37.J for ?>:'ra. 1 including a farcy Jot at $5 25. There is a ( I tteady home con umptiun demand within the! I range nF these figures. Rye Fhur is scarce j arid small lots sold at $3 6CJ. Penna. Com 1 ;oi ;l is h< Id at $2 t -er ban el ; but iviifuut sales. ! j Grain—Tht off-rings of H beat re very ! ! Mii ill and ii is lit|J very firmly. Small sales i ■oi f..i- piime Pennsylvania Red jt $1 "Jo and i I I >3 , Southern c . a' £ 35 ; and Yi . ita at ( jl• F" an: I"A .. ti per 1 pbeL Rye is ,\ant> dat T5 jnoti Hi, ce-.iy. Cora i firm at! ' 'O' ■ v aetday, . : !, fur'.! ~ sai "8 I 'i K! \vl v b ; .. . . a.: ... \\ ii\ arid , e) cell's. . , arj. utt£ ! .3h ! ' I. i ..-t.r. ..I'lai;. .1 -,ii. d, ]Bijl. ; ur ra,f!-> -- i ; ard and 01. > 50. (b . Miih V,, d ' j firm j red $1 20 and t3O j whit* 50 and ! j 1 60. Coi i steady ; ueu yell u . r.;.! i . : Provisions firmer. Mess Po.k sl6 i 5. Laril ' | 1 dc. Coflte steady at 12 and 13c. Whisk, v ' nominal at 19c. ' KJ'llon. Henry M. Fuller, , x .Member of Congress iron, the Luzerne Dislf.ct, died on Wednesday morning, DJth nit., m Philadelphia wf typhoid fever, aged 40. He wa s a promment leader of the Conslitutionrd Union party, , n the late campaign, and ran a3 their candidate t, r j Congress in the Second District, Pniladei- I piia. T" : LL.S: R.IIRN RR::. —M:I. RUST'S PROP OSITION REJECTED. — The H .■.ME Select COM-* ""FEE, oil Tburs lay week, REJECTED Mr. Rust's proposition which has long been under consid ■ eration, by a vote of 12 EGAMST 15. All THE ; REPUBLICANS and Mr. Davis bt Maryland, 'voted |in the negative. This proposition was for the ; EXTENSION of the M.ssouri Coi.ip-ornise line to ; the Pacific — Slavery South of it to he protected | WHILE ~ A territorial condition ; but the Slate, J FORMED on EITHER AIDE tofe* ADMITTED into THE j ' WIT.- oi without slavery, as the PEOPLE ; * l '■ ER I ne. — Reading Gazelle. -1 ME\ TBFIS—JOIIXSON.— A' SOMERSET, R,N : TT,Rdav, TNE 27th ult., by Rev. Walter JHOU-R '"V.M S MEYERS, Esq., to Miss MARY JOIMJOV* i ULI of that place. j METZOER—BOWMAN - .— On the 6TH j hy R V. Doctor Smith, JAMES M-TZ;;., ; Esq.. t . Mis-; Mary L. Bowman, bath of Wash- I ington, D. C. LEMPER-WALTER— At Chester, Pa.. ON tie 16th iust. bv the REV. M. FT. Talbot Chaplain U. S. N., Mr. Thomas I. LEIPER T J j M ,SS Emma, third daughter of Y. S. Walter, ESQ., EJilor of the Delaware County Republi t tfl. t ROSS—B( N*\.— On Christmas nigh', at THE RESIU-RICE of th bride's father, by the RAY. G ; H. Hunt, Prof. John T. Ross of :H University I ol Illinois, to MISS LiviniaA. Bunn ofSchells -1 hurg. WELVTERT-EICHELBEHGFIR— In the vicini'v ol H pewell, on Thursday evening, D< ■*. 27th, 1860, by th- R-v. WM M. 'D™A CK- '\{ R : S! !' PH IW ' U J * R >. IO MISS Sarah E y EICAELBERGER, both of Hopewell town i shin L:M)R IV —A; I.IIJER,— On the same EVENING, \ the R-v. J Hassler, Mr. 1 aac S. Elder A', M IRRISOH'S TOV to Miss Auta M. StoJer OF j Woodcock VUI , this county. GUBLIC SALE V V'ALUA :,E REAL ESTATE. t ill. *.l b- cr iter wilt t iiap at' public sale, pursif ant to th™ ord-r oi Ihe Orp >ns' Court, on the prem iss, ir, 'Vest Providence Town-hrp Berfinrd Coun ! ty, on Sit irday the 2nd day c F.-brniry ne xt, the I following Real Estate late the property of Jam-s McDaniel, dec'd., viz : One Ir act of land, beinJ ' unimprov 1, adjoining lar <ls qf Fetter on itne ea-t, i ied'k Colhib-rger on the \Ve>t, Andrew Mortimore on the North, an<| Joseph McDaniel's Heirs on the South containing one hundred acres, more or ics. ALSO, rne other tract of unimproved land, ad-' j fining the rr n>ion property and lands of Daniel SniU r. Davii Steckmin and others, and containing j one hundred and fifty acres, more or less. j ALSO, ti.e mansion p'ace of said dec'd., adjoin ing Is of Daniel Soy !er, Wilson McDaniel, Ja <■ ID Steele. John Calhoun and others, cou*ain:n a j bout two hundred and eight.fccres, one hundred acres cleared and under fence, 6 or 8 of which are meaJ c.w. bi ance well timbered, Thej improvements are a two-story Log Dwelling House* with kitchen at i uctied. a'so .1 Smoke Hou*e, Spring House, and. Lag stable with threshing floor. There is also an apple orchard on the premises, and a good spring it the door of the dwelling. The property is situ- Tt ! live miles South oi Bioody Run. on the roa- to i -arvilfe. .he sale will commence at one o'clock, on said : day, at which time the terms will be made known. JOSEPH McDANIEL, Jan. 4, 1861. Administrator. , NOTICE— X * In the Court OF Common Pleas of Bedford County, Nov. Term, 1860. App • c it ion of the M-thnli-t Episcopal Congrega tion of the Borough of Bedford, for charter 'of in ( corpoiation. In pursuance of the or.-le rof said Court of Com i man Pleas Notice is hereby g.ven, that the M th ' odi't Epi-copal Congregation ('the H .rough of iled ford. have made application to said Court, filed with the Protfio.iotary, retting forth that they are de-fi ring to .cquire ml enpy the powers and immuni ties o," corpor tion or body oolitic, and accornpa ' ni-d by aeon titntion or -• menr in writing, vpe j nfyir.g the objects, nrtiele-. conditions and name j >t_v> u"d ti' e or, ter which they ni'iu to associa e , and that, it no sulilcient cause be shown IO the con |*! ry, th e saiil Cc tw.'b-at next term, decree and drcUr- that m:id congregation shall bccmi and he a • c jror.ition o. body polit.c, ic.ter the name stvle d 'lilt* of l'he Methodist Epicpel Church ot ! t!i Borough oi Bedford." i Bv order of the Court. S. H. TATE, J.'.n. Ith, NT. Pr,.th'v. 1 1 ' MIUjLLIC SAL E— ; THE undersignft! w; 1 set! at Public Safe, on TUBBB AY , J AK(' AR i' ' i), , the residence of Ja ofc Ktites, dec'd, the following j operty : A Iho • wagon, j tuy b-, the stack, corn by the barrel, oat. by the bii.-Uel, grain in the groi nd, one heifer, ot.e breed ow. oi wheat fan, AL^O, I'OUSEiUiLD AND KITCHEN ' "RNTTi'P.E, Consisting of bedstead and be I ling, clock, cup boar tables, and chairs, together with a variety of other articles* '1 r'.RMS—A credit of 9 months, without into - est, on all *uma over .$ <.OO with approved securi ity ; unier $3.01> the cash will ;r • ;'iii<-<l. DAVID KUTF.S, Jan. 4th, '6l. Administrator. <V DMIMSTRATOft'S NOTfCfe— Letters of Arii lit'is'ratm r*t !h° " tate oi Aaron (>6 ;, late Of N pier Township, decM., having been granted to the subsc her, n>- j i •, is therefore, given to all peisons ii Jebted, to ; sai.t . €*., 'o make payment to him, at the resi • le'ice oi the dec'd., **i said Township, on the 17:! i | o Januaiy, inst., anil those h ■ claims v.,1. p, •- Ist them lor settlement, rC'the sa.. fin,., I: ; siii rriber is not called on at ibe. tune above speci : fled, lames Allison, K, 4., r * \Ji. g insa.i Town -1 -h>r> is authorizrl to . .ak' -ttrkment an 1 lecive •• aiiey due the E 'at v,"M. ZIMMERMAN. | .NT . 4th, 'sl. Admirii trufor, ! 4 DMTNISTFTATQE'S NOTICE— ! L"-i o.' A N'l.iiiir.: atton iitwn t the estate of Jav mptan i deceased, \ avi>. il persona ind-bt™ ■ . >rr fi'-d to make i-otn t* ■ j claima, 'o proses'. tßem pr • city anttrifti Ucai ••. : j ttl-uu'bt. At I: ' hi , ! Jan. tin, 'Ol. u TJDITOR'S Nf)TT( ! Th 1 't-iersijncii apr* '• " ! dt'or to make of the funds in tne ban't ifJjfa: Sil. ai:C J fin M? ver F. ;[., gnee' •' ♦ ■" i.. .. ft . -n.l *•> the duties of his Bp* i poihtment, at bis office in Bedford, on Monday, the i 21st day of Jatioarv .nut., at which t: me those n --j teres ted ran attend. JOB. MANN, ' Bedford, Jan. ith,'6l. Auditor.

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