Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, July 20, 1860, Page 1

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VOLUME S6. NEW SERIES. fBXHE BEDFORD G-AZETTE, * IS PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING BY P. F METERS, At the following terms, to wit: $1.50 per annum, CASH, in advance. $2.00 " " if pa'd within the year. $2.50 " " if not paid within the year. [yyNn subscription taken for less than six months. KT"?io paper discontinued until ail arrearages are uaid unless at the option of the publisher, it has seen' decided by the United States Courts that the s'onpage of a newspaper without tne payment ot ar rearages, is prima fad* evidence otjfradd and is a criminal offence. courts have decided that persons are ac countable for the subscription price of newspaper*, u the) take them from the post otfice,whether 'hey subscribe (or tbera. or not. ; political Song. Written for the Bedford Gazette. THE CABINET-MAKER.* AIR :— Rosin the Bow. 'Tts said that old "Spotty Abe" Lincoln Once mauled a huge pile of fence-rails, And hence the Cnicago Convention Pinn'd its faith unto his coat-tails. But alas ! for old Gid and old Greeley, They never once thought in their greed For office and spoils, that the people A Cabinet-maker will need. Their hands are all red with ihe slaughter Of Auburn's "irrepressible" sage ; Xot all the Atlantic's salt water, Were it tears, could the sorrow assuage Of Weed and of Webb and ot Raymond,— Their hearts foi poor Seward will bleed. Tall Lincoln's dead body political A Cabinet-maker will need. The Bell ot oidTennessee's toiling Far as Everett's voice can be heard, The death-knell of Lincoln out-rolling, By breezes conservative stirred. Then shout, 0 ye Democrats ' louder For your candidates, shout, and your creed 1 Old Lincoln's dead body political A Cabinet-makei will need. Then, Hurrah for the Sage of Chicago ! Hurrah fot the Giant in mind 1 He'll make his old cabinet saw go. And scatter Abe's rails to the wind ' * He'll shove his jack-plane as in boy-hood. He'll bore through old "Spotty Abe's creed, , Till down in the Washington White Hou<e, OM CALIIIT t- rr-hk* r ttey'll need. •STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS was a Cabinet-maker in early life. BE HUH!. EXTRICTS! Our readers will remember liow lavish the Opposition were in their praises of ?.lr. Dou glai when he differed with the Administration i-i regard to i's policy on the Lt campion- qnes luri. [As we have, heretofore, frequently sta red, that question was one of policy, and the Democrats in the country differed in regard *:> i!. The whole paitv, however, agreed as to the principle involved viz : Popular Sua nignty. It was only in regard to the applica tion of that principle, that difference of opinion existed among Democrats. No man was more nor less a Democrat because he was in tavor of or opposed to the Lecompton Constitution, so long as he voted the regular Democratic ticket, the only test of Democratic orthodoxy. Under this rule, the Democracy of Bedford county ■ gave their ardent support to Win. A. Porter, .•ti Anti-Lecompton Democrat, to A. 11. C m.oth another of the same school, and to John Rowe, a strung Douglas man. They will, therefore, be but acting in consistency with their former course, ia voting lor STEPHEN A. DOU <.I LAS.] Manv of the Opposition, when Dou gia was making his gallant fight in Illinois, with Lincoln in front of him and the olDce- i fcoldei s behind him, declared they would vote 1 fur him for President no matter who ran against him. We know some of these, and shall take! good care to see whether they can keep their j word. As a specimen ot the feeling of the Op- j tiosition in this county, a year and a half ago, we append the following "elegant extract " : i [From Fr. Jordan's Inquirer, Nov. 12, IS.OS.] "The election in Illinois, probably, is the most important that has taken place this fall. To , 'hat quarter has the eyes of the whole Union been centred. The campaign there was the most excil-ng that lias occurred in the country t- the iast halt century. Douglas and Lincoln were the opposing candidates for a seat in the ' raUnHsUtes,Senate, before the people, and Douglas has triumphed, having secured a ma j nty on joint ballot in the Legislature, which .-•ecjres ins return to the Senate ; and his ticket has piobably a majority on the popular jvote of the State. It is known that on the question qf the admission of Kansas, Mr. Douglas differed with Mr. Buchanan, and tfce leading spirits of his administration. From that time to the pres ent, he has been pursued by the administration with the most bitter and unrelenting furv.— A 'ter the adjournment of Congress, Mr. Dou glas went home to Illinois, there, before the people of his own Slate he had to appear and defend his course. He appealed from the Pres ident to the people, and thev have sustained him ! The command was sent forth from Wash ingtun to nil the office holders in Illinois, that thej should vote for the Republican-Lincoln r ?p'-exentalives, and in every case where there tcis any opposition to the command, the person t}! '* removed, and a lickspittle who was willing to obey wa if p U ( ,b his place. HE WAS OP POSED BY THE WHOLE LECOMPTOJV FORCE OF THE COUNTRY, AA'D THE ATTACKS UPOM HIM BY THEIR ORA TORS A.VI) PRESS, WERE OF THE MOST FIERCE. OUTRAGEOUS AJVD MALIGNA AT KLVD. THE BEST SPEA KERS OF THE OP POSIT 10 A LY THE COUNTRY WERE CAATASSLYG ILLI NOIS LY FAVOR OF LLYCOLJY, AIDED BY THE WHOLE POWER OF THE. AD MLYISTRJtt'4OA\ AMD YET HE ({.DOU GLAS] HAS SUCCEEDED, AND THE LECOMPTOA-B UCHA.VA'S VOTE OF THE STATE IS OA LY ABOUT 3000 OUT OF 2F'J,O JO! What a triumphant vindication. VVoat a condemnation of the Administration ! In tin. c jnt-st Mr. Douglas had the SYMPA THIES )i the people ot the North, of ail shades ot opposition, which aided him materially. In his fight witn ex-cutive usurpation and tyranny he occupied nearly the correct ground. His re-election will oe more of a CQpdemna'ion of Mr. Buchanan and his*advis c rs, than a defeat t ihe Republicans, many of whom through S YMPATHY voted for him. IN OUR OWN TOWN THF. SYMPA THIES OF THE OPPOSITION WERE AS OF MR. DOUGLAS, IN HLSFLAST/WAR WITH THE ADMIMS TRTTION, AS THEY WERE FOR MR. LINCOLN." Another trar.scendantly beautiful extract is Lie fallowing, from Jordan's Inquirer, March sib, 18T5S : "The nigger-organ is informed that if we de sire to publish anj speeches on the bogus Le compton side, we will wait until some of the great intellects of its party, such as Hunter. Toombs, etc., have spoken. Bigler is looked upon as small potatoes, and very few in a hill, throughout the country, and we are inlormed that Pennsylvania Democrats, as well 3s others who weie in Washington, at ttie time, huog their heads in shame for the honor of their State when Be-'f Bigler attempted to reply to D ugla% IT REQUIRES POWERFUL AIEN TO WAR WITH GIANTS." That is the reason way Spotty Lincoln can't "come in." Still another most exquisitely chaste and re freshingly beautiiul morcmu, is the lollowing from Jordan's Inquirer , Jan. 15th, ISSB : 'I he B tck-Locolocopaper of this place inti , mates that we ought to publish the spech of beef-Bigier in answer to Douglas. We have I some objections to thi. We are informed by persons who were in the Senate at the time, that every Pnnnsylvanian who was there hung ! his head in shame for the honor ot In* Stat" at the poor fm made of himself, and (he manner in whim the Little Giant overpowered him.— H-> Was the butt and laughing stock of the Sen i a!" and all present, and made a complete ass of I himself. One of the leading Loroficos ol this ; [dace, a short time since, remarked to us that I Bigler was not qualifi-'d for the undertaking, 1 and that he was th- wrong man ; tha' Jeff. Da- I vis, Hunter, or some other good man would : have been the right one However, we will make a proposition to the nigger-organ, if it will poMish the whole of DOUGLAS' GREAT SPEEC H, we will publish the speech of Bigler. What say yon, wit I von do it ? The Gizefte published Douglas' speech, but Jordan never dafed to publish Bigler's. Hadn't he better do it now, as we have no doubt Big ler's has by this time become the grW speech in Jordan's estimation, whilst Douglas' has, doubtless, dwindled down wonderfully, in his jaundiced eye 1 Jlppropos n( the first extract we would re spectfully inquire, are the sympathies ot the Opposition in Bedford still with Douglas as much as with Lincoln ? If not, why.shocldn't they be 1 Douglas is agansa regularly nomi nated Democratic candidate, as lie was in 1858. Lincoln is again Ins opponent, as he was in ISSS. Pougla3 is again opposed by the Ad ministration as he was in 1858, and Lincoln is again assisted by the office-holders as he was in lb5S. Why, then, should the sympathies of the Opposition be changed 1 En 1 Mr. Jor j dan. Senator Douglas' Letter ol' Acceptaiace. WASHINGTON, JUNE 27, 1860. Gentlemen : In accordance with the ver : b<ii assurance which I gave you when you pla ced in my hands the authentic evidence of my nomination for the Presidency by th-* National . Convention of the Democratic party, I now send you my lormai acceptance. Upon a careful examination ot the olatlorm of principles adopted at Charleston,and reaffirm ed at Baltimore, with an additional resolution winch is in perfect harmony with the others, I find it to be a faithtn! embodiment of the time honored principles of the Democratic partv, as the same were proclaimed and understood by all parties in the Presidential contests of 18-LS, '52, arid '56. Upon looking into the proceedings of the Convention also, 1 find that the nomination was made with great unanimity, in the presence and with the concurrence of more than two thirds of the whole number of delegates, and in exact accordance with the long-established usa ges of the party. Mv inflexible purpose not to be a candidate nor accept the nomination in a ny contingency, except as the regular nominee of the National Demociatic party, and in that case only upon condition that the usages as well as the principles of the party should be strictly adhered to, had been proclaimed for a long time, and became well known to the country. 1 These conditions having all been complied with by the Iree and voluntary action ot the of the Democratic masses and their faithful rep resentatives, without any agencv, interlerence, or procurement on my part, I feel bound in 1 honor and duty to accept the nomination. BEDFORD, FA., FRIDAY MORNING, JULY *2O, iB6O. ; / n taking this step lam not unmindful oi the i ' resjjonsibilities it im|X>ea ; out, with a firm re 1 i-1 ! ante on Divine Providence, i have faith that i | the people wiil comprehend the true nature al the issues involved, and eventually iiiau>tain j j the right. The peace ol the country and-safety !of the union have been put in jeopardy by at- f tempts to interfere with and control the domes ; ticalfairs of the people in the Territories through. the agency ot tlie Federal Government, j li the power and duty ol Federal interfe-; ! rence be conceded, two hostile sectional par- ! ties must be the inevitable result—the one in- ; flaming the passions an,l ambiiion ot the North,! and the ;her ot the South—each struggling toi use the Federal power and authority lor ihe j 1 aggrandizement of its own section at the ex ! pense ot the equal rights ol the other, and in i ! derogation ot those luiidainental principles of) ! self-government which were brrr.lv established i m this country by the American Revolution as J i th basis ot our entire republican system. Du-J ! nug the memorable period ot our political his-! ! 'ory, when the advocates of Federal interven tion upon the subject of slavery in tue Territo j ries had well nigh "precipitated the country ! into revolution"—the Northern interventionists I demanding tne Wilmot Proviso for the proht | bit ion of slavery, and the Southern mterven ! tionists (theu few in number and with >ul a sin | gle representative in either House of Congress) j j insisting upon Congressional legislation tor the j ! protection ot slavery in opposition to the wish--' jeg oi'the people, in either esse —it will be re- I membered that it required all the wisdom, pow j jer and influence ola Clay, and a Webster, and a i i Cass, supported by the conservative and pa!ri- j j otic men of the Wtug and Democratic parties ;ol that day, to devise ar>d carrv out a "line of I policy winch would restore peace to the coun try, and stability to the Union. The essential ! living ptincipleol that poiicv, as applied in the legislation of 182 C, was, and now is, non-inter* j vention bv Congress with siaveiy in the Terri ' tories. j The fair application ol this just nnd equita | ble principle restored harmony and fraternity i to a distracted country. It we now depart from that wise and just ; policy, which produced these happy results, and permit the country to be again distracted, it not j precipitated into a revolution by a sectional con ' test between pro-slavery and anti-slavery in terventionists, where shall we look for another ' Clay, another Webster, or another Ca-s, to j ! pilot the ship of State over the breakers into a i i haven of peace and safety 1 The Federal Uni>n must be preserved. The Constitution must be maintained inviolate in ail j its parts'. Every right guarantied by the Cotw ! stitution must he protected by law in ail caeesj ; where legislation is neces*arv to'-ita enturc - ' rnent. The judicial authority, as provided in \ the Constitution, must be sustained, and its de- ; ! cisions implicitly obeyed and lai'hfully execn ; ted. The laws must be administered, and thei ! constituted authorities upheld, and ail unlawful ; resistances suppressed. These things must ali j : be done with firmness, impartiality, and fufe'itv, i it vve expect 1 1 enjoy and transmit unimpaired to our posterity that blessed inheritance which i 1 we have received in trust from the patriots and i ! sages ol the Revolution. U ith sincerp thanks for the kind and agreea- > I ble manr i in which you have made known to 1 me tne action of the Convention, 1 have the honor to be, Very respectfully, Your friend and fellow-citizen, S. A. DOUGLAS. j j To Hon. Win. H. Ludlow, X. Y. . R. P. Dick, j X. C. , and others of the Committee. Inconsistency—The Two-Third Vole We observe that some of the papers who ad- j vocale the election ot .Messrs. Breckinridge and • Lane are making a huge fuss over the fact that i Judge Douglas did not receive a two-third vole lot a full Convention, as though it was a pro- ' I cepding without precedent.. If they will brush j j the cobwebs from their memories and look back ! !as far a ; IS IS, to the proceedings of the Rait | more Convention, they will flr:d that Lewis; ! Cass was nominated by a vote less than two-, thirds of a tu'l Convention : and thev will lind j that th President ot the Convention, Hon. An- j drew Stevenson,^decided —and righteously, 100. > that it was not necessary to have more than I ' two-thirds of the votes given. Indeed it would j be ridiculous to decide in anv other wav ; tor j. i (he secessionists of little Delaware, or Rhode Island, or any single State—or, in the case of j ! a State not instructed to vote as a unit, a single • I dissatisfied candidate, might prevent a noiruna- |i I Inn. If these papers wish to injure the elec ; tion of Mr. Douglas, they must resort to better j arguments than this, because such stale non- i ; sense wiil onlv raise him the more in the esti- j , mation of the Democracy Valley Spirit. The Three Platforms. The three platlorms, on the subject of sla ! very in the Territories, may be thus concisely and yet truly slated : REPUBLICAN. Intervention by Congress against slavery in the Territories. In other words, intervention by Congress to p-event the people tram having slavery if they want it. BRECKINRIDGE. Intervention by Cong:ess for slavery in the Territories. In other words, intervention by Congress to make the people have slavery when they don't want it. DEMOCRATIC. Non-intervention by Congress with slavery in the Territories, either fo establish, prohibit or protect. In other words, to leave to the people of the Territories, when organized com munities, to have slavery or not, as they think best, subject to be controlled in the matter by no outside interference. Which will sensible and patriotic people choose to rally on ? There is but one for such persons, and that is the Democratic. Freedom of Thought and Opinion. | The Hoiiglas Rail Rolling j immense Douglas and Johnson rati ' flea'ion meeting was held at Covington, Ky., on Saturday evening last. It was the largest i meeting ever held there. l r T ~" Ihe Richmond Whig says : "A large ; majority, perhaps, ol the Democratic voters of ! Virginia prefer Douglas to Breckinridge, as v.-iil be demonstrated at tl)p polls in November. (Besides, Douglas will obtain a large vote in ev ery Vote in the Union, North and South, while j Baeckmridge will obtain no vote at all in anv i Northern State, with the exception, perhaps, ol ; California and Oregon. Indeed, Breckinridge : is as much a sectional candidate as Lincoln, and •is the nominee ot a thoroughly sectional party. . thn is looking anxiously to an early dissolution of the U nion. The national and conservative ; Democrats of Virginia, therefore, caiiuot vote j for Breckinridge." I irr-The i jexington Star, the home organ of I G )v. Letcher, declares tor Douglas and Johnon; : also the Rockingham Register, the Valley Dem ocrat, the Staunton Vindicator, the Spirit of Jefferson, the Morgantown Star, and other in fluential papers of Virginia. Tfrhe Wilmington Journal, the Fayette viile Cmotininn, the Favetteville Courier, the Goldsboro' Tribune, and]Saiist>ury Banner, have j Declared tor Breckinridge an( i Lane. Tne I New hern Daily Progress has declared for DJU gias and Johnson. exchange says that a note-worthy j fact is, that Mr. Russell, cl Virginia who led j the secession at Baltimore, and Caleb Gushing, j who planned it, were both old-line Wbigs. gentleman who lives ir. Montgomery, Alanama, and who is a client of Mr. Yancey, slates that Alabama will give 10,000 majority for Douglas. T? 3 "fh- Hon. John S. Phelps, the distin guished Kepieseutatuv in Congress from Mis souri, has telegraphed that tie will stump the State for Douglas and Johnson. 10/""Democratic Slate. Convention in Georgia. The Douglas wing of the Democratic party ol Georgia will hold th-br State Convention at MilUdgeville on July 24th, and the Breckin ridge inen were to issue ttieir caii in u few days. Piltsfield Sun, the oldest Democrat j ic paper in New England, has come out strong ;ly in lavor of Douglas. The editor of the Sun 1 is postmaster at Pitts-field, j' WfTht Tenth. Legion foe Douglas. —The Jeoth Legion Democracy of Virginia are rally ing with the greatest enthusiasm under the ban- I tier oi Douglas and John-on. We received on j yesterday evening, the Democrat and Register ybo'h published in Rockingham, and both the old and honored organ* of the Tenth Legion Democracy, and both flying at their mast-heads the name oi Stephen A. Douglas.— Richmond j Whig. Cr-Douglas Meeting in Tammany Hall.— ; NEW YORK, July 2. A Douglas meeting was i held in Tammany Hail 'hi* evening, into which j about 3,()G0 people were crowded, while spea- I kers occupied standsjin the streets. Ex-Mavor j Tiemann presided. There were brilliant dis plays ol tire-works. Speeches were made bv Senator t'ugb, Han. E. C. Marshall, of California, and others. GfThe famous Empire Club held a meet ing on Saturday night, at Mr. Duryee's in Cath erine sifeet, lor the purpose of deciding upon which ticket the Club should support in the present Presidential campaign. Mr. ving presided, and Mr. J. A. Baker acted as Secretary. There were no speeches made, but a series of resolutions declaring for Djuglas and Johnson, were adopted unanimously. (£WToucey for Douglas. — The Washing ton correspondent of the Boston Hcrat ii stys : "Gov. 'ioucey, Secretarj* ofthe Navy, main tains that Douglas is the reguUrly-uoininated National Democratic candidate; and that it is the duty of the Connecticut Democracy to u nite cordially and earnestly in his support." Floyd is said to be out lor Mr. Douglas. [TF*The Memphis Jtpptal thus gives its fad herence to Judge Douglas : •'Regarding Judge Douglas as the national candidate—as the man against whom the Black Republicans will make their main and meat for midable assault, and as the man who has defeat ed them against greater odds than was ever en countered in any contest ; who has met their mobs, and sent back defiance to their hi-ses , who has fyeen burned in etiigv at every cross road, and hamlet, by these contemners of the constitution, and whose prospect ot again de feating them is b-tter than any living man's in our judgment —we shall continue to advocate his cause, and urge our friends to his .sup port." KsPThere was a large Douglas meeting held in Wilmington, De1.,,0n Saturday night, and strong resolutions were passed. Kentucky.— The Louisville Democrat in forms us that toe Douglas and Johnson Demo crats kindled all the bonfires, raised all the shou's, and fired ail the cannon on Saturday night. The Breckinridge and Lane Democrats it seems, didn't burn a tar barrel, or lift a voice, or shoot a gun. Tuesday morning the inhabitants of Haverhill, Mass., were unpleasantly moved by the sight of two effigies hanging to cords sus pended across the main street. One ol these was labelled "Caleb Gushing, a traitor to his country," and (he other "George Johnson, false to his constituents, his country and his God." Their appearance created considerable ex citement, but at 6 o'clock tbey were cut down. VOr*Here they come. —Amos Cogswell, Re publican Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, last year, hasgiven formal no tice to the State Committee that he cn no lon ger act with the Republicans, but will support Mr. Douglas. Lynus Lowell, ex-Speaker of the Republican Legislature, has also given in his adhesion to Douglas. iCf"Hon. David T. Laird, of Rock port, Ind., who was a Fillmore elector in lHbfi, and is said to be one of th® ablest speakers in the dis trict, has announced, in a speech at Leaven worth, his intention to support Douglas. Douglas ratification meeting at Fan euil Hall, Boston, on Friday evening, was large and enthusiastic. Mr. E. C. Bailey presided. Mr. Oliver Stephens, delegate to the Baltimore Convention, Hon. Mr. Richardson, of Illinois, and others, addres-'ed the assemblage. Resolu tions were adopted endorsing the Domination ol Douglas and Johnson. Dowrltis Meeting in Kansas City. KAN SAS CITY, MO., July 3.—An immense Duoglas ratification meeting was held here last, night.— I h" public buildings were illuminated and dec orated with flags and transparencies. Bonflr? were kindled and salutes fired, and a general feeling of hilarity prevailed. At the meeting non-intervention speeches wre made, and the customary resolutions a dop'.ed. "CP*Douqias in ihe Empire Stale The Al bany Atlas and Argus pledges the Empire S'ate to Douglas by a large majority. Itsavs : "TFTE feeling among the people in favor of the nomi nation ol Douglas and the platform ot non-in tervention is enthusiastic. There is among the masses of this State a ground 3Well which poli ticians do not yet appreciate, and which will carry the Douglas craft proudly into the port of victory." T U" Douglas in Lancaster.— LANCASTER, Ju ly 5.—1 he friends of Judge Douglas here, to a man, indignantly repudiate any affiliation with the Disuniooists. We demand a clean electo ral ticket, a fair fight, and will reject aov pro ject by which tiie regular nominee of the National Democracy is intended to be swin dled. iIJ-The Lexington, Va., Valley Star, fhe home organ of t*ov. Letcher, has hoisted the Douglas and Johnson flag. It savs "Judge Douglas tnviog received the nomination of the National Democracy convened at Baltimore for the lofty position of President of the United States, we Jo no' hesitate to hoist his name at our mast-head, pledging him a cordial and hear ty support, and shall, in our weak and feeble way, do all that we can hororablv, to ele vate him to the position lor which he is a can didate. "Oi Lane and Breckinridge, the nomiuees o! a handful of Ultra Southerners, we will simply say, that had either one, or both been nomi nated at Baltimore, by the regular and Nation al Democracy, the nomination would have met our cordial approbation : and the ticket received our enthusiastic support." ir_r"The L ou "j, v jjj e Democrat, the oldest and most influential Democratic paper in Kentucky (Breckinridge's own State; has run up the dag of Douglas and Johnson ! Speech oifcioii. .fosni L. Sanson. 'I he Speech ! Hon. John L. Dawson, chair man ot the Penniylvania delegation, aiier the nomination of Douglas, was as follows: .dr. President and zenticmen of the Conven tion.—lt is scarcely necessary tor me to sav that at no time timing the sittings of this body did judge Douglas receive the united vote ot the delegation from Pennsylvania: and 1 may further add that in the consideration ot a plat form, a majority 01 us united with our South ern friends, ready to give them all that we be lieved them entitled to under the Federal Con stitution. In our judgment they a-ked for nolh ing more, and we were not willing to offer tiiein less. [Applause.] In our action, then, '.ve nave been overruled by a decided majority of this body, and for Pennsylvania 1 am liee to say that, attached as we are to the Democratic party, its principle!, its discipline, its organiza tion ; standing iheie forevt-r, in the eloquent language oi the President in his opening speech at Charleston, standing as perpetual sentinels upon the outposts ot the Constitution, we will, 1 trust, abide its decisions and support its nomi nes [Cheers and applause.] Judge Douglas is a man ot acknowledged tal ent, and eveiy where regarded as an accom plished statesman, skilled in the art ct ruling. Born under a New England sun, vet by adop tion a citizen of the West, bonoied in the val ley of Ohio, and cherished on the slopes of the Atlantic, he now should be of the whole coun tiy. [Cheers.] Untrained, to some extent, in early hie in the learning of the schools, the de ficiency, it any exists, has been largely compen sated by the generous measure in which nature has dealt upon him ber choicest gifts of intel lect and character. [Applause.] Like Heriry oi the revolution, like Peel of England, these noble qualities have made him the architect of his own fortune. [Cheers and applause.] That the union is a confederacy endowed with special powers, the States composing it retaining all the undelegated attributes of sov ereignty, is the fundamental truth of our polit ical system. In defence of this troth we are j ebout to engage in a new contest, and in the: comprehension of its charartei u e have ttior- j ougbly to educate the public mind. The pop-) ular heart is to be won back to loyahty by hol ding up to its contemplation the image of the Constitution, in its seieue beauty oi lineament i and proportion. The erring conclusions ot our fe|!ovv-citizen ; of ail sections are to be corrected b} a thorough and persevering exposition ot their fallacy, and in place of these are to be inculcated the para- ' mount claims ofthe Federal compact to the hear- , tv allegiance, in letter and spirit, of every A- i merican who can comprehend and appreciate the institutions ol his country, and who reilly cherishes a desire for their perpetuity. (Ap plause.] It here, in this beautiful city, which looks out on the Chesapeake, we had needed any incitement to a broad patriotism in our deliber ations, it should have been found ia the associ- w BOM: TIBER, 2919. VOL. 3. NO. 51. Hi ions in the midst of which we are assembled ; for it wa at Annapolis, at the close of the Rev olution, that Washington resigned his commis sion. It is also within sight of the spot at which we are convened that imposing monu ments rise to the gr-a'ness of his memory, and to the patriotism of the sons of Maryland. [Cheers.] Pennsylvania, the State io which Indeoen dnce was first proclaimed, and the work of the Revolution c <nfirme I by the construction of the Federal compactthe State which holds within her bosom the ashes of Franklin, antf hoasts the first bstPe-fjeld of Washington, will be true to her noble memories, [applause.] and in the ful ness of that enlightened conservative sentiment, for which she has bfen distinguished, will rally, I hope, n giant strength, cat th dost from her eves, and aid the friendsof the Democratic par ty once more to elect their nominee. fCheers end prolonged applause ] Douglas will Carry Illinois by Ten Thousand Majority. fhe Chicago 'I tmcs asks if anv one abroad doubts that Douglas will carry Illinois tv a ma jority of thousands! It says : " I hen, we can only answer that no one Democratic or Republican—hre at borne has a doubt on this head. There may he, here and there, in different parts of th Northern section of the State, men who are distinguished for ig norant adherence to Lincoln, who claim that Lincoln will carry the popular vote, hut all candid, intelligent men know better. We do not need to say it to the Democracy of Illinois for their encouragement, hot we do' sav it, and desire it to be understood abroad, that Mr Douglas will have the State by at least ten thou sand." Since 1858 there ha* not been a dav that the Republicans have not lost ground in Illinois. How the .\omiuations art Received. Everywhere, it we may judge from the tone of ocr Newspaper Exchanges and telegraphic dispatches—the nomination ot Douglas ami* Johnson, is warmly received hv the great mass |of ihe Democracy. Bonfires, illumination*, the firing o! cannon and other demonstrations of joy prove the strong hold the little giant has on the ; hearts of the people. We are in receipt ot ma ny exchanges, nearly every one of which has hoisted the regularly nominated ticket to its mast head—and is doing battle for the old Dem ocratic party. Many papers too, that had been opposers of Douglas before the nomination, of course feeling it now their duty to sacrifice their persona! feeling on the altar of the gener * ai good, are as ardent supporters of the regular- Ily "nominated ticket as any. This is right. This is the only means by which an organiza lion can he kept up—or that would pipser.t any hope ot success.— Waynesburg Alessen^er. Those living- in <lnss Homes *houl<i -lot throw stones! Are our Republican brethren entirely harmo nious in their nominations ? Have they not got their "Breckinridge ticket" too ? They trv to appear very much amused at the apparent division of the Democracy—but they should look st home. Is therp no prospect of division among those who constituted the Fremont pha lanx m the last Presidential campaign ? Vliey almost united the opposition to the Democracy at that time—can thee do it now ? Does Lin coln s'anti as well as Fremont with conserva tive men ? Can any one say that Lincoln is no* an out-and-out Abolitionist ? Does he not ciairn the paternity of the "irrepressible conflict doctrine?'' Will this fact commend hi-u to con servative "Old Line Whigs" or honest "Amer icans V Recollect the masses ol the [old line Whigs and American parties were with Fre mont io the last campaign ic Pennsylvania and \"W York. l\ ill such men desert their own ticket—a ticket with such men as Bell and Ev erett on it ? Look t > your own household, gentlemen of the Lincoln Abolition Partv.— Look to the safetv of your own windows instead of amusing yourselves throwing stones at ours.— W A Y.N CSB UP.O MESSENG E.H. "THE RAIL MAKER"—A KEEN RETORT— ?.|r. L:gan,o< Illinois, speaking at the New York meeting, of the assertion of the Lincoln ites that their candidate once made rails, re plied : "I have only *•" to say in reference to roa kng i ails. If Abraham Lincoln mad® rails,it is no disgrace; but if he had no brains put in his head by God Almighty, the making of rails will not put them there. H<> would make a poor Pres ident, il he had noother than a railmakmg qual ification— [Cheers.] However Stephen A. Douglas, was also a working man once himself; a cabinet maker. I have, then, this proposi tion to make; that we nominate Douglas at Baltimore, and let the cabinet maker run against the railmaker; and I predict we will send both back to the<r original employments—Lincoln to making rails, and Douglas to cabinet making." [Prolonged cheers.] LINCOLN'S INFLCKNCE. —Sangamo** county, Illinois, in which Old Abe lives, formerly gave 800 Whig majority, while at the late election it elected Democratic members of the Legis lature by about 4-00 majority. During the great' Senatorial con'ett between Douglas and Old Abe, this county was thoroughly "stumped" bv these two distinguished gentlemen ; and, at the election, Douglas not only carried f a large majority, hut also b"at Lincoln in the I ward, precinct and city in which he lired and ■ voted. The fact is, Douglas will beat the | "rail splitter" in Illinois so bad that hi friends will not hav® courage to hold a coioner's in j quest over the scattered fragments ot bis re ' maim.

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