Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, August 3, 1860, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated August 3, 1860 Page 2
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BEDFORD GAZETTE, j, -BEOFORIK Pa.— FRIWiV, AlltilJT_, I*GO. bTiN Meyers, Editor aod Proprietor. > FOR PRESIDENT, HON. STEPfIEX A. BOICLIS, OF ILLINOIS. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT, Ml lIERSCHEL V. JOHNSON, OF GEORGIA. FOR GOVERNOR SEN. mm 11. FOSTER, OF WESTMORELAND CO t" NTT. FOR CONGRESS. HON. WILLIAM P. SCHELL, (Sobject to tne decision ol" the District Conierent*-.) DEMOCRATIC COL NTV TICKET. J . { pbothonota&t, MAJ. SAMUEL H. TATE, BEDFORD BOROUGH. SHERIFF, JOHN J. CESSNA, BEDFORD BOR. COMMISSIONER, RICHARD M'MULLIN. NAPIER. POOR D!RECTOR, JOHN S. BRUM3AUQH. S. WOODSERRY. I AUDITOR, I GEORGE BAUQHMAN, W. PROVIDENCE, CORONER, ( JACOB WALTER, ST. CLAIR. Religious Notice.— The Rev. Dr. Foley, of the Cathedral of Baltimore, will preach next Sunday, at half past ten o'clock A. M.. at the Catholic Church of this place. GF""The / all session of the Rainsburg- Male and Female Seminary, will begin on the 7th inst. The Institution is in a flourishing condi tion. THE DOUGLAS MASS CONVENTION', j We publish in another column, the proceed ings of the Douglas Mass Convention held at Harrisburg on the 26th uit. The Convention was imposing in point of numbers, and was < composed of the very beet men in the Demo cratic rank 3. The flower of the Readiog Con vention and the leading spirits of the two pre ceding State Conventions, were present and j •participated in the proceedings. HON. GEO. N. SMITH, the Temporary Chairman of the ; Reading Convention and then a strong Admin istration man, was made Temporary Chairman of the Convention. HON. HENDRICK B. WRIGHT, permanent President of the Nation al Convention which nominated JAMES K. POLK, in 1844, was selected asihe permanent President ot the Convention. Such Democrats asC. L. Ward, of Biadford, (always a strong Administration man) W. L. Dewart (who voted in Congress for the Lecompton Constitution) John Rowe, of Franklin (late Democratic can didate for Surveyor General) Judge Nil), of the same county, Charles Brown, of Philadelphia, an old Jackson veteran, and many others of like character, were the active men in the Con vention. Nothing was done that was not in tended to unite the party upon tile regular nominees. No revolutionary steps were taken, but it was determined that the Demociatic par ty of Pennsylvania, would stand by its regular nominations and would never agree to put thein on a par with those of disorganize™ and sece ders from its regularly constituted Conventions. There now no doubt ihat the regular organ ization of the parly will rally to she support of Douglas and Jou*on. To*! influence and re •pectabslity of the Democrats composing this Convention, should certainly be sufficient to guaranty such a result. Unless this he done, there can be iv> concentration of our party strength upon one electoral ticket. There are a hundred thousand voters in lht State, as good , Democrats ss ever breathed, that will npven touch the proposition of the S'ate Committee. They want an old-fashioned Democratic electo ral ticket, pledged to the regular nominee* ol; the party, and they will have nothing else.— Tbey are a class of men that vote with their: eyea open, and when they go to the polls they ; want to know for whom their ballots are to be ' cast. They are opposed to lotteries in politics and will not have their principles gambled lor. Tbey, too, are the working men of the party. - Give them a pure Democratic Electoral Ticket,; and tbe mountains will ring, and the valleys become vocal with their battle-cri-s. Give! tbem'the old banner, untarnished, untainted, and j they will bear it forward to victory and glory. .Let the Stale Committee he true to the purposes of its appointment and true to the wishes of the j great body of the Democracy, and a glorious ! triumph awaits us. L. FISHER, ESQ., of Yoik, with his family, is at present staying at A Lip's. MR. FISHER is a lawyer of fine abilities, a true Dem ocrat and a rising man. Success attend him ' FLAIi HUSLNG V! 1 STO\EKSTO\V\! THE KEGI IaAK NSUNEES SUSTAINED!; M iti:RTY TlPn\*m t*. it. GRAND DEMOCRATIC RALLY FOR DOI (,LIS. JOHNSON & FOSTER! Pursuant to previous notice a meeting ol the Democracy ot Liberty township, assembled at S?oiter*!own, on Saturday last, -28 th ult. A I'.rge crowd was in attendance and much en thusiasm prevailed. In the afternoon an im mense banner was thrown to the bre- ze, Lav ing inscribed upon it the following mottoes : '•The Union and the Constitution Forever; Douglas, Johnson and Foster." The crowd, preceded bv Capt. Reed's Iniul ot martial mu sic, then proceeded to the School House, where on motion of Capt. John Long, the following organization was effected : President, GEORGE F. STEEL Vice Presidents, Daniel Sto'er, Daniel Cypher, Jacob Eicher, Da l B. Long. Secre'aries, William Flurk, Fred, (laker, Jacob Hoover, John Human, Abraham Kensiriger, Jacob Khoads, John Beikstresser. The meeting was then addressed by B. F. Meyers, H. L. Fisher, Esq., (ot York) O. 11. ■•Gait her and Hon. John Cessna, in advocacy of the regular nominees and organization ot the party. Alter which, the meeting adjourned with three hearty cheers for Douglas, Johnson and Foster. This meeting was unanimous in favor of the regular nominees ot the paity. — Not a single voice was raised again>t them, — Liberty is always right. LET US UNITE. There is no occasion lor a division of the Democratic party. The platform on which the regular nominees, Douglas and Johnson, have been placed, and on which they agree to stand, is the same on which James Buchanan was elected in 1856. Why should we divide, then ? Why should we not rather be consis tent and unite in favor of our time-honored principles and the candidates which represent them ? Ail true Democrats desire the success of the party, and certainly, the only way to succeed is to stand by regular nominations and to discountenance and discourage every effort :to get up irregular candidates. Y¥e, 111 ere fore call upon the true Democracy of Bedford coun tv,lo unite upon the regular nominees. It is worse than useless—it is madness—to talk a bout bringing an irregular candidate into the field, however much we may admire his tai : ents, or past services to the party. Let. us unit** upon the siiong man —and no one doubts that Mr. Douglas is that man and the victory : will be our* on the first Tuesday of Nov-nj i ber. ET Wi BRUTE- The Philadelphia Pennsylvania/1 copies our j article warning the Democracy against trusting 'John YV. Forney. Solar s > good. But the ; Pennsylvania is not to be trusted any more ! than John YV. Forney, it is doing just exact j ly as Forney's Press has done for the iast two i years. It is opposing the regular nominations ;ot the Democratic party and doing all in its : power to give success to the Black Republi cans. YVe warn the Democracy a gainst trust i ing the Pennsylvania. GEN. BOWMAN. — Our old friend and editorial | predecessor, GEN. BOWMAN, late editor of the YVashington Constitution, is now on a visit to this place, his former home, and the scene of | the greater portion of his past life. Gen. Bow man's numerous personal friends, wili be glad to learn that he is in the enjoyment of excel ; lent health. He proposes remaining in Bed j ford about two months. 0""lVe had the pleasure of the company of [ Brother Lewis, of the Huntingdon Globe, at the Douglas Flag-raising at Smnerstown, on the 2dth tilt. Lewis is hard to beat at lettering ; flags and "such like." [For the Gazette ] I BEDFORD COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. At a meeting of members of the Bedford co. Agricultural Srcietv, at the House of Col. John Hsfer, on the evening of Jn!) 23d, 1860, j Afaj.'l VVashabaiigh was re-elected Presi dent ; Wm. Hartley, Recording Secretary ;O. H. Gaither, Corresponding Secretary ; and G. ; W. Blymire, Treasurer. On motion, Resolved, That we hold an ( Agricultuial and Mechanical Exhibition this j Fall, arid that the citizens of Bedford and ' adjoining counties, be requested to contribute [ stock, produce, machinery, 6cc., for this put i pose. John Hafer, P. H. Shires and Job Shoemaker ! .vere appoin ted a committee to solicit rnember- I ship* and mo*ey to defray expenses of said : exhibition. Jnm R. Jordan, Valentine Steckman, John H.fer, fho. H. Lyons, Wm. W. Shuck and Jacob Reed, weie appointed a Committee of arrangements. Wm. Hartley, O. E. Shannon atid Fr. Jordan were appointed a committee to fettle up the affairs of former exhibitions. The meeting adjourned to timef at the Court House, on Monday evening im*t, at which meeting all interested are invited toatterd. WM. HARTLEY, Src'y. SEE HOW THEY COME. —The Houlton (Me.) Democrat, which has evidently been inclined to the Anti-Douglas side of the political house hold, lias coroe out with the names oS Douglas and Johnson flying at its mast head. TilE Chicago Herald , a paper established by Isaac Cook in 185S, and which bitterly opposed Mr. DOCGLAS' election to the Senate, has NO# hoisted the Douglas and Johr.son flag. REGULAR DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS!) FOR "PRESIDENT. STEPHEN A. OOIGLAS, of Illinois. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT, HEKSI'IIEL V. JOHVSO.V, 01 Ueorgia. I Grand Mass Convention of the Democ- j racy at Harrisburg. NO FUSION WITH THE SECESSIONISTS! j A CLEAN ELECTORAITTICKET AND A j GLORIOUS VICTORY ! Harrisburc, July 26, 1860. Pursuant to the call ol the National Demo- | cratic Committee, through its representative in j this State—K. J. Haldeman, Esq., and to the invitation of the members of the Democratic) State Committee resident in HarrDburg—the Democracy of Pennsylvania assembled in M ss Convention to-day at the State Capitol. Eve- j ry county is represented, and the utmost harmo- j ny and enthusiasm prevails. Any union or fu- | lion with the Breckinridge Disunion faction is ! laughed at. and a firm and unyielding disposi- I tion manifested br all to adhere to the tirne ' honored principles of the Democracy, and the regularly nominated candidates Douglas and 1 Johnson. j Delegates from every section of the Slate [ 1 give the most battering accounts of the strong ; feeling among the Democratic masses m favor of j ; Douglas, and the opinion is liet-iy expressed that, in November next, Pennsylvania at least, I will cast her vote for the Little Giant, j The Convention met in the hall of the House of Representatives, at two o'clock P. M., am! was called to order by 11. .J. Haldeman, Esq., who said : This Convention has assembled in accordance with the request ol the members of the State Committee resident at Hartisburg, with one ex ception, and ot the member of the National Democratic Committee for this State, who chan ces to be a resilient of this city. The National Democratic Convention which! met at Charleston and adjourned to Balliinoie,! passed a series cf resolutions which differed from) the platform put forth by our Stab* Convention' at Reading only in this, that it conceded to our: Southern brethren a more determined express-, ion upon the Territorial question. That Na tional Convention, before its adjournment, ap pointed a National Committee oi one from each; State—the delegation from each Stole selecting one of its number to represent its Slate on tfia? committee, and consequently each member ot il ts a part of h/s State as well as of the national! organization of the Democratic party. When the Democratic Convention adjourned 3t Balti more it was kr.own that the Seceders had pre-u arranged a plan for the division of the Demo-; cratic party in all the States ol the Union ua der the specious plea of compromise. With this knowledge the National Committei j met, and in order fo prevent, so far as possible,! sucti a plan of disorganization, which might be; fatal to the party, it passed two resolutions, which I vviil read from a certified copy of the minutes of that committee : At a meeting of the National Democratic Committee, held at Washington, D. C. June 25th iB6O, the following resolutions were unan imously adopted : Resolved , that crisis demands that the organi zation of til a Democralrc partv should be pre served intact against open as well as secret en emies of the Coastitituti >n and the Union, and ihat it is therefore recodiinemiriJ to tile several State Committees that they lake measures to se en-e the adoption ol an electoral ticket in their respective States pledged to the unequivocal support of the nominees of the National Demo cratic Convention, Stephen A. Douglas and flerschel V. Johnson. Resolved, That tl any State Committee shall omit to take the propel steps for so using such an electoral ticket, then the member of this committee in that State is hereby authorized, either in conjunction with the members of the State Committee, or by his ownact loj take such action 3s he m.av" deem jiecessary and proper tor that purpose. H. H. SIBLEY, Temporary Chairman H. 0. PRINCE, Secretary. The National Committee felt that in a period of disorganization it wa< necessary that it should do that which hail never been necessary belare, to exercise supervisory powers over the State or ganizations. We either have a national oigan ization or not. Having a national organization, there must be sour* body, some corporate body, to speak for it. Under these circumstances, the State Committee assembled. It had been formed at Reading in accordance with the reso lution of the State Convention, which author ized the President of that Convention to choose the members from each Senatorial district and be himself chairman thereof. An additional resolution required a pledge that all who were members of that committee should support the regular nominees of the Dem ocratic party, made at Reading, and to be made al Charleston, arid consequently to be made by the regular Convention it Baltimore. The the State Convention, who was made chairman ot the State Committee, was the organ through whom the will of that Con vention was conveyed to that committee. ]t assembled in Philadelphia, forty-five members were present, less than a majority of the whole committee, and more than one half ol those for ty-five were gentlemen from Philadelphia, and tins fraction ol the commH'.tee adopted a series ol resolutions which were in direct hostility to the action of the National Democratic Convention at Baltimore, and the decision ol the National Democratic Committee at Washington. Gen tlemen, I as the representative of the National Committee in this State, carrying out the spirit which the friends of Mr. Douglas have shown from the beginning of this war, made every concession. As we yielded to dictation at Charleston where we were told that men would secede if we did not make the platform before the nomi nees; as we submissively bowed when we were told again at Baltimore that they would secede if we did not yield to every one of their imperi ous demands, so I have never attempted to use, in any manner whatever, that power which rightfully belongs to the National Democratic Committee. [Applause.J I have doue noth ing but request sound national Democrats to meet in council and f have done that under the color of the State Committee and the State or ganization. | The national organization, the nations? De mocracy, have assembled you here to-day. [Applause.] It has been said, even by so high a personage as the President ofthe United States, that there are no Democratic nominees. If such is the case, why should bis friends claim that we should obey the Stat® Committee, com posed as it was of the friends of one man 1 If he has loosened the bonds of the Democratic or ganization, may we not rivet them again, and save the country lrorn the effects ol such a dis organization ' If there are anv rr> this country who think : themselves like Canute, 3ble to declare thus far, ( proud wave, shalt thou go and no farther, we will answer that the Democratic party in its national organization is as strong and uncon ; cuerable as were the waves that disobeyed Ca nute. [Applause.] We meet here, to-day, for the purpose of saving the Democratic party | from disorganization and ruin. Many of the j national delegation from this State to Charleston i and Baltimoie are present, as are also members jof the State Committee, and delegates to the Reading State Convention. They have come i together for the purpose of saving the Democrat ic organization from treason. A Voice. the word. > Mr. Haldeman. And we throw back, with all the energy deiived from proof and truth ■ which cannot be met, the cry of disorganiza tion. Gentlemen, I am now ready to receive a mo jtion for the appointment of a temporary chair man. Mr. I jimberlon, of Dauphin, moved that Geo. Nelson Smith, of Cambria, be appointed tempo rary chairman, which motion was unanimously jagrerd to, and Messrs. Lamberton and Painter appointed a committee to conduct him to the 'chair i On taking the chair, Mr. Smith said : | Gentleman of tkii Jluss Convention : In returning you my sincere thanksjfur this distin guished mark of your esteem and confidence, I must be permitted to sav that, although I feel gieatly honored by the compliment, I would have prefer red that some other gentleman should have been selected for tile position. In assu ming its duties I will not detain you with a speech. This is the time for prompt and ener getic action, and action on my part most espe cially is more important than words. [Cheers.] Never, in the political hi.-tnry of the country, was the Democracy of the Union so unfortu nately divided and so unhappily riven assunder. We have met to-day for the performance of a most important duty, and it is to be hoped that all our actions will be in the strict line of duty, and especially within the line of Democratic usages and rules. [Great applause J For the present 1 shall have nothing moie to say. lam now ready to enter upon the discharge of my duti-s. i\lr. Lamberton. 1 take pleasure in recog nizing in the occupant of the chair, the gentle man who was called upon to preside temporarily over the Reading Convention. [Cheers.J On motioo, J. Simpson Africa and J. T. Ow ens were appointed tempoiary secretaries. The following is as as complete a list of the delegates as the reporter could obtain, fie not being able to procure all the lists handed in from the sect etaries : A HAMS. —Josiah Benner, John Bushy, Sr. BERKS. —Hon. Win. M. Hiesler, Hon. Geo. D. Stitze!, Benjamin Tyson, Dr. K. E. Gnese sner, Isaac Ely, A. G. Green, Esq., Peter A. Lantz, Thos. S. Orenholt®, John L. Rigbtm-ver. BEDFORD. —Hon. John Cessna, O. H. Gaither, A. J Slatler, B. F. Meyers. BI.UK —CoI. J. A. Lemon, George Sparks, E-q., J. R. Crawford. BULKS —Jas. M. Boilean, Samuel Chambers, Al. D. Duncan, Gen. John Da\t- BKADFORO —John F. .Means, C. L. Ward, P. Smith, Reuben Wiiber. BUTLER —John Graham, James Brady, Jacob /Inkier. CLARION.— C. L. Limberton. COLOMBIA. —Stephen Boldy. CUMBERLAND. —Geo. H. Bucher, Abm. Cos ier, Win, R. Gorgas, John Campbell, E. Corn man, Jas S. Waggoner, Peter F. Ege, Chris tian Ku!in,Joiiri .M. Good, Jas. Anderson, Fred'k. Bentiin'er. CLINTON. —H. F. Bruid-iey, John Juhinon, L. P. Rynder. CHESTER. —CoI. John D. Pellet, Cer,. John J. VVorthinglon, IVm B. Waddell, George VV. Pearce. CARBON. — William Li'lv. CENTRE. —I. C. Mitchell, C. T. Alexander, C. D. Keller, James 11. Dobbins, James H. Rankin, John P. Packer, Samuel Haupi, Jr., VVm. J. Smith. C'ASIUKIA . —G. N. Smith, D. McLaughlin, J. B. Siote. DELAWARE. —Dr. Win. Young, Win. 11. Eugle, Geo. Palmer. DAUPHIN. —R. L. Lamberton, R.J. HALDE mari, John W. Brown, A. L. Roumfart, Win. ii. Miller, John IT. Diehl, C. D. Hirieline. FRANKLIN. —General John Howe, Jno. R. Orr., Jrio. L. Robuck. John G. Orr, A Jackson Brand, James Null, Samuel Gilmor. HUNTINGDON.—J. Simpson Africa, William Lewis. LANCASTER. —Thomas Welsh, Hon. B. Champneys, Benjamin Ely, A. W. Bolenius, Dr. S. Parker, {member Stale Executive Com mittee-.) Dr. Levi Hull, John Black, R. R. Tschudy, Stuait Wylie, George Brown, Wot. Lewars, John Diilow, P. Martin Heitler, Mar liu Heiser, Hugh F. Dougherty, James Stewart, Henry Frank, Frederick Dinghberger, John Deaner, R. Fitzpatrick, E Hugentugler, J. B. Kanffinan, N. YVorley, Geo. H. Haruwel!, Hi ram B. Young, John S. Dougherty. LYOMING. —Hon. C. D. Eldred, S. (J. Mor rison, Chas. D Emery, Isaac Bruner, Jr., J. H. Montgomery, D. S. Rissel, Hon. J. W. May nard, Maj. Jas. 11. Perkins. LUZERNTL —Hendrick B. Wright, Stiles Wil liams, Peter Byrne, E. B. Chase, Geo. P. Steele, Stanley Woodward, S. S. Winchester, S. H. Puterbangh, D. R. Randal, H. Woodwo-rt. LEIIIGB. —Gen. George Fry, J. Allen Kra mer-, R. E. Wright. LEBANON. —David Tice, Philip Orntz, P. J. O'Kourk, Henry ShaefFer. MIFFLIN. —Joseph Alexander, Wm. Shenck, John A. McKee, Gen. John Ross (delegate to Charleston Conver.tion,) Win. Wilson (State delegate,) Gilbert Walters, Dr. A. Sch'-vartz, Joseph"G. Glassgow, Jos. W. Parker. MIDDLETOWN. F. M. Lauman, H. Rife,God fre Wylie, H. Smith, George Lauman, Martin Beple, Augustus Long, Hi-nry Fritz, Stephen Wilson, Joseph Brestle, George Nirrnan, Walton, Abin. Laurnan, Johß Laverty. MONRO?. —Samuel S. Drelier. NORTHUMBERLAND. —Maj. Wm. L. Dewart, J. Woods Brown, Maj. J. Roush, Dr. W. H. Marr, Fd. Helfenstein, Dr. W. L. Atvvater, H. B. Master, Gen. J. K. Clements, Henry Donnel, W. P. Withington. PHILADELPHIA. —CnarIes Brown, R. Vaux, Wm. V. McGrath, Wm. Nolan, John F. Diehl, Joseph Alegary, Fd. Keyser, Fol. Degan,S. Car son, Adam Wartman, John Crawford, Jos. Col lins, Jos. Clark, Joshua T. Owens, F. McCor rnick, John K. Laughlin, A. B. Cummings, E. G. Webb, Jas. Kelsch, I. Leech, Jr., Geo. W. Jones, Wm. P. Laurnan EJ. Laoman. Penny. —J. A. Magee, R. Al. Russell, Judge Reifsnyder, Mr. M-ck. POTTER. —IV. W. Knox. SCHUYLKILL. Benjamin C. Christ, Henry L. Cake, Samn-I Huntzinger, S. Addison AlcCool, Jerome K. Boyer, James Rvoo. SUSQUEHANNA. — IV. C. Ward. TlOGA. —Henry Showard. IJNIOS.—f. M. Raum. WESTMORELAND.—JoIui M. Laird, Israel Painter, Daniel Kistler, Andrew Graham, James Al. Laird, David Williams. YORK.—H. L. Fisher. Mr. Ward, of Bradford, moved that a com mittee of thirteen be appointed by tfit* Chair to report a list of olticers for the permanent orga i nization of the Convention. The motion was agreed to, and the Chair ap pointed the following gentlemen that commit tee : Col. Ward, of Bradford ; Gen. W. H. Mil j ler, of Dauohiri ; Wm. V. McGrath, of Phila i delphia ; McLaughlin, of Cambria ; Graham, of Westmoreland : Puterbaugh, of Luzerne ; Hunlzmger, of Schuylkill ; Judge Champiievs, of Lancaster ; H. W. Weir, of Indiana ; U. H. I Gaither, of Bedford, I. J. Mitchell, of Centre ; , Gen. P.ittun, of Erie ; Simpson, of Snyder. The committee retired for consultation. A gentleman in the back par! of (tie Conven tion exclaimed, at this stage of the proceedings, am one of the people, and 1 speak for the i peopi" in proposing three cheers for Stephen A. Douglas, the next President. 1 ' The cheers were given with a hearty good will. Air. Hiaeline stated that some time would e lapse before the Committee on Permanent Or ganization would be ready to r-port, and lie did not know how they could better occupy tiiat time than in listening to a speech from the Hon. Charles Brown, of Philadelphia. H made a motion to that effect, which was agreed to unanimously. Amid gr-at enthusiasm Mr. Brown t >t>& tus stand a! the clerk's desk, and addressed the Convention as 101 l >ws : GENTLEMEN : I am not remarkable for any kind ofajiologies,and I say to you that I am not here to-day tor the purpose of making speeches. I lelt the political arena years ago to men younger and abler than myself and 1 am only here out of love for the cause in which we are now engaged. For forty years perhaps longer, [ have voted and supported the regular Democratic ticket, never having faded in a single iastanc- in finding where the Deinocrat ic party wa - , who were its nominees, and what Were its principles. [Cheers ] I trust I have always supported the party from unselfish motives, and because I believer) that its principles were best for the prosperity of the country and the good of the human fam ily. Having almost sat by the cradie of the Democratic partv for I was born about the •ame time it was born ldo not want to walk by its hearse. I would like to see, when I leave this world, that narty to which 1 have so long been attached, and whose principles I sustained in th >••,* halls more than thirty years ago, as well is in the halls of the National Legislature, in the full tide of victory as I have seen it fre quently before, [great applause] and I am here b cause 1 think I have some experience in the interests of the party, and have seen it in dar ker times than overshadow it now. More than twenty years ago I stood in these halls during the bank excitement, and heard the cannon thundering out on the grounds in front of the Capitol in honor of victories over the Democrat ic |nt v. Though rtiv voice was then drown ed by the thunder of the cannon, Idid not fear to speak, b"faose I J-It that the principles I sustained here were immutable and must be successful. [Applause ] I think so now. Attacked by lues within and fbs without, [ believe that this cloud which now overshadows us will pass away, and the Democratic party be a party of power am) prin ciple—the successful party of the country car rung on this great country of ours to its desti ny, whatever that may be. I repeat, gentle men, that I am here merely to advise with youn- g-r and more active men, and not to make a s perch. 1 have come up here to see and coun- sel with vnu, but lor no other purpose. The time is riot now to speak or write the hitory of the troubles ol the Democratic party. We ire hre to heal its wounds. We are not here to criminate or re-criminate, to widen the breach or increase the difficulties; we have come here to heal them, and, as far as is in our power, to bring the Democratic party out of its troubles, and restore it to its vigorous action as the party of the country, and the party that has so long been the salvation of the Union. This is not the time to speak of the authors of those troubles. The lime will come, it may be soon or it may be later, when the guilty au thors of the difficulties which the Democratic party is now suffering under throughout the country, will be he'd to a fearful responsibility and a just retribution, and a terrible one it will he when that time does come. Our doty now is a plain one. The Demo cratic party is in (rouble. Men who should have kept it out have brought it in, and it is our dnt\' logo back to the source of all power, the Democracy of Ivan la. [Cheers.] The men i:i whose hands they have intrusted por tion of the organization have proved treacher ous or derelict, and it belongs to the Democrat ic masses to cure the evil, for the surest way to cure it eLVctual is to appeal to litem, and when ever they get it in their hands, my word lor it they will do it well. [Applause.( We are here as I understand it, Democrats, who feel an interest in the success of the prin ciples of the party and its candidates; we are hereto advise with one another, and then to lay '.he result of our counsels before our Demo cratic fellow-citizens over the State, ar.d to ask them to act. That I understand to be the object of our mee ting] here. There is no difficulty in the mat ter. There is time enough before the election to do all this it it be done immediately, and done with a will. We have time enough yet to get out of the fusions and confusions which have been intended to insure our defeat ; time enough to get out of of thern all, and to place the Dem ocratic party upon a solid basis, where it was placed by the Democratic State Conventional Heading. Mr. Brown then proceeded to review at length the history of the Charleston and Balti more Conventions, proving conclusively that the majority ol the Convention furnished no ground for the attempt made by a factious mi nority to disorganize and break up the Demo cratic party, and in taking this step they had acted upon their own individual responsibility, in the hope that their action would lead to a dissolution of the Union. We were not fight ing against the South—only against these men ; and even should we be defeated In November, which hi>did not believe, we would lay it.,. , inundation of a new Democratic party, in whj c i ther- would be no Dhunionists. Mr. Brown having concluded, the Commit tee on permanent organization, made the folio* . ing report : President—Hon. HE.NDHICK 13. WRIGP r of Luzerne. * Vice Presidents—Joseph AJegary, J„t u , t j Deal, Francis MVormick, Edwatd Key**..' iCharies Brown, of Philadelphia; j 0( ,.: n * Pettit, Chester ; A. T. Dutti-ld, Bu'clrs - R r W right, Lehigh ; A. G. Green, B-ik-. C. Christ, Schuylkill ; If n. IV. Ltl;>, ( John F. Means, Biadfnrd ; Geo. p c,, ; Luzerne ; F. W. Knox. Potter ; f . D. £ | of Lycoming co ; John R. Gi-raer., So, I '. umberland ; Hoe. John J. Reifknvtier,' P.-rr v ■ Dr. Mercer Brown, Dauphin; John I'm'' | Levi Hall, Lancaster , J .hn Bush, Adams • H* L. Fisher, York ; 13 ;F. Meyers, Bedford . J. J Leonard, Clearfield ; David William*, Indians j John M. Laird, Westmoreland ; Peter Byrre' Luzerne ;J. B. Montgomery, Alleahenv • ' ! j cob Z-igler, Butler : Gut. W. PaTfon, £i/ e Gen. John Ros, Mifflin ; Charles Lamber ton, Clarion ; John R owe, of FranL.'-n, 'ana I Win. Gorgas, of Cumberland. Secretaries—J. Snnp-on Africa, of Hunting don ;J. T. Owen and Adain Warlman of Philadelphia . J:to. L. Dougherty of Lancaster - j ('. T. Blexander, of Centre, John M. Baont, of Union ; T. Addison Al'Cooi, of Schuylkill - R A. Lamberton, of Dauphin ; John A. Mag*"' I of Perry ; Josiah Ben3on, of Adams, and Geor- W. Orr,Cif Fiankim. 5 On taking the Chair, Col. V-rght wsj greeted with lotid and pro-fonged applause.— As soon as order was restored, Mr. Wright addressed the Convention *•* length; going over a history Charleston Convea tij , and all the*j u ' ssiort* at issue. On tr,o ,;un of Hn. Richard Yaux, the Chair app.-ftted a committee of thirteen to prepay*, an address and resolutions, of which AL. Yaux was appointed Chairman. In the absence of the committee addresses were delivered bv Joshua T. Owen, Esq.. R. A. Lamberton, Gen. Davis, of Bucks county, and Gen. W. H. Ali ler. During the latter gentleman's remarks the committee returned, and when he conclu ded, Mr. Yaux off-red a series of resolutions, and an address was read by Ira C. Mitchell, it the conclusion ot which the Convention ad journed until 8 o'clock in the evening. Conventioa re-assembled at 8 o'clock.— Speeches were made by H . L. Fisher, of York, C. L. Ward, of Biadford, J. IV. Maynard of Lycoming, I. C. Mitchell, of Centre, E. b. Chase, Luzerne and John Cessna of Bedford. The following resolutions, reported by Es- Mavor Vaux, were then unanimously adopted IVhereas, The Democrats fro n all parts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in mass convention assembled, in favor of the. regular organization of the Democratic party, its nominations, usages and principles, do hereby solemnly declare and resolve, First, That we ratify and confirm the resolutions and nomina tion of the late State Democratic Convention held at Reading. Second , That we ratify and confirm the resolutions and nominations adopted and made by the only regularly organized Democratic National Convention held at Charleston and Baltimore. Third , That we hereby proclaim our sincere, faithful, energetic and support of the nominee of our State Convention, the Hon. HENHT D. FOSTER, for Governor, and of the National Democratic Convention, the Hon. STEPHEN A. D >L'GLAS, of Illinois, for President, and the Hon. HCRSCHEL Y. JOHN SON, of Georgia, for Vice President of the Uni ted States. Fourth, That vv- hereby solemnly protect against the proceedings of the Democratic State Committer held at Philadelphia un the second ul July, 1860. First. Because said actioti of that Committee was unwarranted by the terms and authority of its appointment Second, That it was in opposition to the in struct ions and resolutions of the Reading Con vention, from which it alone derived its otiicnsl authority. Third, That it thereby proposes to release the electors front the only duty enj lined on them : to vote lor the regular candidates nominated by the regularly constituted National Convention of the Demociacy of the United States, and undertakes to authorize and justify said Electors to vote tor candidates other than those so regularly nominated ; Fourth, That said action of the State Committee is contrary to the usages of the party, tends to break up its or ganization, recognizes direct opposition to its nominees and would prevent the masse* ot the party from voting (or DOUGLAS and JOHNSON for President and Vice President ot the Unite J States ; and whereas, therefore, in the present condition ol the Democratic party thus induced by the disorganizing action ot the State Com mittee, it becomes necessary for the Democrat ic party to take such decided and unmistakable ground as will put to rest all doubts as to its feelings, wishes, opinions and duty in the pres ent crisis, Therefore be it hereby Resolved and declared that the proposed plan of the Dem ocratic State '""ommiltee for fusion and com promise is anti-Democratic, will not be sanc tioned by a full meeting of the Commit'ee and will be rejected by the Democratic masses, and m order, therefore, to test the truth of out convictions, we demand that at the meeting of the Democratic State Convention, to be held at Cresson on theDtli ot August, it shall rescind its action of the 2d of July, and proceed to interrogate the electors, if they are prepared to obey the instructions of the R-ading Con vention, and vote for th" regularly nominated Democratic candidates of the party, DOUGLAS and JOHNSON ; and on replies of the electors, if vacancies occur by a refusal of anv, then to cali a Convention of the Democratic party to complete the Eiectotal ticket, and pledge it to the unequivocal support of the regulatlv nominated candidates. Rpsolveil further, that the integrity ot the principles and organization of the Democratic party,]and the success of its candidates are car aim and hone and that to insure these objects ot vital importance, as well now as for the fu ture, and should the Democratic State Commit tee refuse to obey the Reading Convention and the demand of the Convention now assembled at Harrisburg endorsing the Reading organiza tion, then the Democratic State Committee, or such members as refuse so to act, hare forfeited their power and position, and we hereby in voke the faithful and true democrats on said Committee to meet and perfect the purpose of its creation ; and when assembled to act as the Democratic State Committer of Pennsvlvania. Resolved, That it is hereby declared to be the duty of thesairt Democratic State Commit tee assembled as herein set forth, that it should call a convention of the t)<-uiocratie patty of Pennsvlvania flobe elected according to usage, > m favoi of its regular organization mdnomina

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