Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, November 2, 1860, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated November 2, 1860 Page 2
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BEDFORD GAZETTE. -BKDFORD, Pa.— ntllMY NOV. 2, iB6O 8. F. Meyers, Editor and Proprietor. FOR PRESIDENT, RON. STEPHEN I. KELTS, OF ILLINOIS. FOR VICE-PRESIDENT, HON. UERSCIiEL V. JOHNSON, OF GEORGIA. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS. EI,ECTOR.3 AT LAKGFI., RICH ARD VAUX, or rmuprr.nm, GEORGE FTL. KEIM, OF HEKKS COUNTY DISTRICT EI.KCTOKS. 1 A. SEEVER, 113 Joscnr LATIRACIL 2 VV. C. PATTERSON, 11 ISAAC RECKIIOW, 3 JOSEPH CROCKETT, 15 GEO. D. JACKSON, 4 J. G. BRENNF.R, 16 J. A. AIIL, 5 G. W. JACOBY, 17 .!. B. DANKER, 5 CIIAHI.ES KERRY, 18 J. R. CRAWFORD, 7 O. P. JAMES, 19 H. N. LEE, 8 DAVID SCIIALR, 20 J. B. HOWELL, 9 J. L. LTGIITNGR 21 N. P. FETTER MAN, 10 S. S. BARP.EE, 22 SAMPER MARSHALL, 11 T. 11. IVALKER, 23 WILLIAM BOOK, 12 S. S. WINCHESTER, 24 B. 1). HAMLIN, 25 GAYLORD CHURCH. FACTS FOR THE PEOPLE- A prominent hobby of the Republican party dining the present campaign has been Demo cratic extravagance and Republican economy —Democratic corruption and Republican puri ly. Abolition Orators and Editors have rung ihe changes upon it wi(h unprincipled reckless ness and effronler}. Surely he who reads any paper in Ihe Jand need not be deceived by such unfounded assertions : lor the press ol all par ties lor 'years teemed with accounts ol Re publican fraud and corruption in nearly every State in which they have got a foothold. The records of their own officers is against them, and we propose to submit a few tacts taken from those records, to the consideration of our readers. Read and consider. VV. R. Nofsinger, formerly Black Republi can State Treasurer of Indiana, is a defaulter to (he state to the amount of $39,663.01 : 11. E. Talbot, Auditor of the state at the samp time, is a defaulter to the amount of $103,072.57 : making in all a swindle upon the state to the amount of $143,035.58 by two men alone du ring 1855-6. E. B. Collins Republican Se cretary ol state at the same time, did not steal money but he attempted to rob the state of swamp lands and was detected. These were all of the Republicans then in office and every one of them has merited and received the ex ecration of the country. The world knows that Republican ollkers plundered the treasury ol Maine, only one year ago. A committee of partisan friends was appointed to investigate the matter. Anxious to cover up the villainies of their associates, the committee reported the amount of the Treasu rer's defalcation to be $130,002.27. It is now proven to be $28,000 more than the committee reported. Future developments, may swell the amount still further, for the committee utterly fail to account for over eighty thousand dollars or ihe 6iate funds. In lowa, from ISSO to 's4 the Democrats were in power. The government was honest ly arid economically administered. The Aboli tionists however raised the cry of extravagance, said the expenditures could be reduced, and pledged themselve fb do it. Upon this hobby they rode into office. To show how they re deemed their pledges we append a tow facts taken from the proper official records ot that tate comment is unnecessary. Democratic Expenditures. From 1850 to 1552, (two year.',) the Demo crats expended for State purposes, $ 131,631 49 From 1552 to 1854 the Demo crats expended 118,542 00 Total expenditures by the Dcmo -als for four years $250,173 49 Black Republican Expenditures. from 1854 to 1856, (two years,) the Black Republicans expended lor State purposes $256,573 21 Or six thousand five hundred and seventy-three dollars more in two years than the Democrats ex pended in (he preceeiling tour years ' From 1856 to 1858, (two years) the Black Republicans expended (>64,907 03 Over twice as much in two years as the Democrats expended in four wars' Total Black Republican expendi ture in four years. 901,480 25 Rping in four years, six hundred am] fifly <>n thousand three hundred and six dollars and seventy-five rents more than the Democrats expended in the same period ! Tin- Democrat ic expenditures wen, in round numbers, at the nte ol sixty thousand dollars per annum; while the Black Republicans expended over two hundred thousand dollars per annum. In Wisconsin it is a notorious tact that a Liack Republican Governor am! Legislature were bought up body and soul fur about one million dollars bv Rail Road companies. The price paid for the Governor was almost one hundred and ten thousand dollars, while the prices ol members ot the legislature and land commissioners ranged from live thousand to thirty thousand dollars each. These facts are established by the report of the committee appointed by the legislature to investigate the matter. It is also a matter of history 'hat in 1859, some Black Republicon members of Congress were expplled for bribery and corruption—the only example of Ihe kind in any partv upon record in this country. Surely if those are Re publican laurel" no one w ill dispute th<*ir right to wear (hem. We ropy part rd the proper report ol -r vem I Slates in order to let tacts ami figures prove which is (lie honest ami economical par ty. PENNSYLVANIA. Democratic Expenditures. 1852 -Democratic expenditures $258,591 7S 1553 Do do 253,160 39 1854 Do do 290,605 54 Total Democratic expenditures tor State purposes for three years $802,357 71 I!lack R cpublican Expenditures 1553.-Black Republican expendi tures. $330,081 22 1556 Do do 317,96911 1857 Do do 423,448 S9 Total Republican expenditures lor three years. $ 1,07! ,499 22 Showing that in the period oi three years the Black Republicans ot Pennsylvania expended for ordinary State purposes two hundred and sixty-nine thousand one hundred and one dol lars and fifty one cents more than the Demo crats expended in the same time. ILLINOIS. Democratic Expenditures. 1854 and ISss.—Total Democratic expenditures for all purposes $525,877 29 Block Republican Expenditures. 1857 and 1858.—Total Black Republican expenditures for all purposes $761,977 68 Being unit) two hundred and thirty-five thou sand one hundred dollars and thirty-nine cents more than the Democrats expended tor the same length of time (two years.) MICHIGAN. Democratic Expenditures. 1853.—Democratic expenditures $396,449 39 1854 Do do 433,469 57 Total Democratic expenses lor all purposes for two years $829,918 96 Black Republican Expenditures 1555.-Black Republican expendi tures $624,777 8$ 1556 I)o do 639,879 06 Total Republican expenditures tor two years. $1,264,656 04 Or four hundred and thirty-four thousand seven hundred and thirty-seven dollars and ninety-eight cents more than the Democrats ex pended in the preceding two years. But the next two years of Black Republican rule was even worse than this : ISs7.—Black Republican expendi tures. $679,879 19 ISSS Do do 848,015 85 $1,527^9X91 Thus showing in the brief period of two years that the Republican expenditures, in the State ol Michigan, exceeded those ol the Dem ocrats, during their last two years in office, in the large sum of six hundred and ninety-seven thousand nine hundred and seventy-s : x dollars and eight cents! OHIO. Democratic Expenditures. 1853.—Democratic expenditures for State purposes. $529,755 37 1854 Do do 664,687 83 1855 Do do 416,972 90 Total Democratic expenditures n three years. $1,641,446 15 Block Republican Expenditures. 1856.—Black Republican expendi tures tor State purposes $960,410 59 1857 Do do 641,926 17 1858 Do do 7a,cnß 88 Total Black Republican expen ditures in three years. $2,390,605 64 Being seven hundred and forty-nine thou sand one hundred and fifty-nine dollars and for ty-nine cents more than the Democrats expen ded during the previous three years ; and this, too, let it be remembered, for the ordinary ex penses ot the State government in an old State, where the increase of population is very small. It is no wonder that Black Republican official? in Ohio go into office poor and come out rich ! The abject corruption of the Republican le gislatures, ol New York and Pennsylvania, is too well known, to need comment at our hands. Let us however, take, some Republican testimo ny, upon this point. We quote from the New York Tribune : during the last session of the le gislature it said ; "Messrs. Republicans in the Legislature! Will you not hear the cries of your brethren in this ill-starred, misgoverned city ? * * * But if you turn in and aggravate their extortions— nay, even out do them by attempting to steal yourselves rich out of the confiscation of our most valuable franchises, what can we do? * ; It integrity and a sensoof decency do not suf fice to make you just to us, be entreated not to ruin the cause which has honored you." The appeal passed unheeded, however.— The "hungry wolves" had scented "blood" the blood of public plunder, and they were not lobe choked off until they wore fully satiated. After that, the Tribune said . "And we do not believe it possible that a nother body so reckless, not meiely ot right, but ol decency, not merely corrupt, but shame less, will be assembled in our baits of legislation within the next ten years. * * * * * "The State lias been sold out by a portion of its chosen legislators, and they have clutched the gold. * * * Look at the bills which thus passed, and the bills which barely tailed, and judge whether legislation so manifestly corrupt, legislators so debauched by wholesome bribery, were ewr belore heard of." Now, hear another Republican witness—the New \ork Evening Post, a leading,prominent, and conspicuous Black Republican sheet, whose editor, W. C- Bryant, is the Lincoln elector tor the State at large, m reference o the Black Republican State Convention : "Anionic the names of the delegates are quite 100 many of tnose who have figured in some way at the late session of the Legislatures, in the iniquitous proceedings which have justly arouspd, the anger of all honest men. The list ot delegates from the districts is altogether too thickly peppered wilh'the nauseous names of those who were concerned in the gridiron rail road and other schemes of pillage—names the very sight of which excites intense disgust." We next quote from the Philadelphia Inqui rer, another leading Black Republican sheet, in reference to the Black Republican Legislature of Pennsylvania "Both Houses of the Legislature have ad journed, and for that one act we render them our hearty thanks, for never in the history of Pennsylvania has a session been marked by more corrupt, wicked intriguing than the pres ent. Every good citizen feels the blush of hon est indignation tingling his checks when he thinks of their proceedings. No measure, how ever beneficial, could stand the slightest chance of passing, unless by profuse expenditure of mo ney. Almost every man, with some noble ex ceptions, had his price, and, if common rumor be tme, it was an enormous price. If it could ! not he paid in the hard cash, secure prospec j live profits were just as good." This article is copied into the New York Times , another Black Republican sheet, with the following comments: "Perhaps our own legislators at Albany may be gratified to n ail what is likely to be said of them whenever they shall gratify the State by adjourning. It will not differ much in its gen eral tenlr from the preceding. Public opinion is very nearly unanimous in regard to the char acter of their public acts." And this is the party that' prates of econo my and purity. O consistency thou art ajew el! THE ANTLSLA VERY SOCIETY'. THEIR ANNIVERSARY MEETING. John Broun, Andrew G. Curtiu and Abraham Lincoln endorsed. The Pennsylvania Anti-slavery society held its Anniversary meeting at Kenm tt Square, near Philadelphia, on Thursday last, and adop ted among others the subjoined resolutions, and made use ot the following language : Resolved, That one of the most important signs ofthe furies which the last year has devel oped, is the sympathy with John Brown, which has extensively pervaded the North, and found expression in the pulpit, on the platform, and through the press , indicating that, whatever theories men may hold respecting Slate rights and constitutional obligations, there lives and burns in the Northern heart a genuine admira tion of heroism, and a genuine sympathy with the victims of oppression. "The advocates of slavery restriction, inclu ding all shades of political anti-slavery senti ment, had lur their candidate Andrew G. Cur tin, Esq.'* "But it is due to tiuth and candor lo say that, as between him and his opponents and on the issues involved in the present contest, the elec tion of Abraham Lincoln wilL be a great and encouraging triumph." "This Government was the meanest and foul est despotism that ever existed. Washington and Jefferson were slave-drivers and thieves whose memory should be held in detestation. The Constitution was an accursed 6croll, which he trampled under foot." .Yegro Suffrage lo be tested iu Congress. In the Sixteenth Congressional District of Ohio, Culler, Republican, was elected by fit majority over Jewett, Democrat. In a large number ot precincts negroes voted the Republi can ticket, and in consequence the Democratic candidate was defeated. The Marietta Repub lican gives the number ot negroes voting in the several precincts—enough to decide the result, and intimates that the election will be contes ted. The Cincinnati Enquirer says that it has certain information that Mr. Jewett will con test the election ol his opponent, and adds: It has been pretty well ascertained that illegal negro •*• wcicgiven to Cutler in Wash ington county alone than make up his majority in thedstrict. Mr. Jewett owes it to the De mocracy nnd Union men, who so nobly sup ported him in the election, and who changed a majority against him of more thaji 100, to°make the contest, and he will do it. A3 the consti tution of the State provides that no one shall vote if he is not a white citizen of tfie United States, all persons of negro blood are disquali fied from voting. This is 11 plain proposition, which the House of Representatives affirmed in t lie contested election case of VallindDham vs. Campbell two years ago. The Republicans have been in the habit of carrying Ohio *hy an illegal negro vote. They chose Chase Gover nor in ISSC notoriously in that manner. A majority ot the white citizens voted against him, but the negroes turned the scale. [tyOur young mercantile fiiend, D. R. An derson, ot Centreville, in this county, has just received a large and varied assortment of new goods from the Eastern cities, which ho offers for sale at the lowest rates. His goods are ex cellent in every respect, and his prices are such as will prove satisfactory to the closest dealer. Give him a call. iO" Our friend Jacob Reed is now' receiving his Winter stock of Goods, which will doubt less be ample and well suited to the market. He says he intends to sell cheap for cash or country produce. Call and see. C/" 1 lie Broad lop Hotel at Stonerstovvn, in this county, kept by Mrs. C. Thicker, is one of the best country inns we have ever stopped at. The table is always excellent and the o- Itier accommodations are of the very first order. ICT"A number of Democratic meetings have been held throughout the county during the past week. We lack room to particularize.— The Democrats of Southampton raised a pole 100 feet high at E;q. Adams,' on Saturday last. Good meetings were also held at Woodbury and Stonerstovvn. Some of the appointments could not be filled by file speakers, on account of the rains. • lloeoway's Piles. — The Last Resource.— Dysentery.—There is but one unfailing reme dy for this class of inflammatory disorders, af ter all other remedies have failed—Holloway's Pills, which act directly on the cause ol the complaint. Laudanum. Morphine and Calo mel are indiscriminately prescribed according to the discretion of the attendant physician ; these may give a temporary alleviation, but they eventually irritate the bovvles without re

moving the source—on the contrary> Hollo way's Pills soothe the bowels by evacuating the acrid matter which inflames them, cleanse the stomach of all exciting humors, and restore its normal tone and |vigor. Read the Adver tisement. IWINOCItATN, TO WORK! ' Jcfore another week is past you vvil he called upon, fellow citizens, in C)inparty with the thousands of your brethren North and South, to deter mine in whose hands the reins of this government shall he placed for the next four years. On next Tuesday, the piestion must he met and answered whether or not a sectional candidate —hclding sectional views and advoca ting Krctional doctrines—is to he our ncxtl'resident. Arc you ready, one and ill. to answer the question ? Are yon "early to decide against the sec tion jl candiate of the Republican part, —ready to do what you can to warc continuing that good feeling which has heretofore existed between all tic people of this nation, regard -1 ess of any State lines?—ready to say by tour votes that you arc anxious that the blessings that you now enjoy on fccount of being a united people mat he handed down "as a rich legacy unto your issue." If not, reflect scrbusly upon those matters —exani- inecarefully into the doctrines ad vocated by Mr. Lincoln—ask your self, reader, the question : Can I rote for the man who says "I BELIEVE THIS UNION CAN N(IT exist half slave and HAL 1' l 1 R E E." —whose party, repudiates the idea of being a national party ? We do not say to you, fillow citi zens, that in case Mr. Lincoln should he elected he will carry out the views he new advocates, but we do say that lie may carry out those views—may refuse to give equal rights to all our States—and in that event the danger, we now warn you of, may he upon us. Think of it, men! A candidate for the Presidency of these United States being as Mr. Lincoln said he was, afraid to cross Mason A Dixon's line, afraid to visit the home of his child hood, the place of his birth—to advo cate the long-chcrishcd principles of his heart ! Is it likely that in case he gets into power lie will respect the rights of those States he now fears to visit ? Citizens of Bedford county, do what you can, then, to defeat the sectional candidate ! Remember that if youfstav away from the polls, and he should lie successiul, if tie carry out the views he advocates and the teachings of the,lea ders of his party, lie will bring about a dissolution of this glorious Union, you cannot say to your neighbor while ga zing upun its ruins : "Thou canst not say I uid it!" but the awful responsibili ty-.'wil! rest equally upon all. Democrats of Bedford county, turn out once more and victory* will yet crown our efforts. Our old party has passed through many darker times than the present and has as often ap peared a {stronger, more patriotic and more powerful party than ever. Any man can he a patriot when the politi cal skit s are clear, hut when they are black and lowering it requires a man of firmness of character to he a true one. NO COMPULSION We are informed that at the last c- Icction a number of the Opposition lea ders in this county, made use of threats against voters who were under obli gations to them. Democrats, man the polls, and let not this he done in the future. We warn the Republican lea ders that if they attempt the game of coercion again, they will be dealt with according to law ! LOOK OUT FOR FRAUD! Examine your ticket carefullyjhcfore you deposit it in *thc ballot-box and compare the names on it with those on the ticket at the head of this paper.— There is but one Democratic Electoral Ticket in this State and that is the one at the head of our editorial col umns. TURN" OUT! . Democrats ! Tuesday next may he a memorable day in the history of your country Turn out. therefore, to the polls, that you may discharge vourdu ry to your country. Turn out and call upon all your neighbors and im portune them to do likewise. A Beautiful Stale of A flairs. The lull returns of the Ohio election make the Republican majority in that great Slate a hont 12,000. The reason of this Republican victory is found in the fact that OVER FOUR TEEN' THOUSAND N Eli ROES VOTED FOR THE REPUBLICAN TICKET! they having been permitted to vote under a recent judicial decision in that State. Thus it is Been that of the WHITE VO TE of Ohio, the Dem ocratic Slate Ticket had a MAJORITY of over 1 tV() THOUSA ND ! How do the Republi cans of ibis locality regard a victory won by negro allies? But in order that our readeis may have a further insight into the manner in which elections are conducted in that State, we copy the following paragraph from the Cleveland Plaindmlcr of the day after the election : '•Full blooded negroes voted in several of the wards yesterday. At the Second waul ne groes as black as coal peddled tickets. Ne groes hired carriages and carried white men to the polls, Negroes were everywhere. The refrain commencing : "Sheep's meat's too good for Negroes." is an absurdity. Hereon the Western reserve roast beef is hardly good enough lor them.— They sit at the first table, and white men are forced to lap up the crumbs at the second.— That's the style here. That's what ails us.— We have met the Africans, and we are theirs /" Thus the startling, the humiliating fact ap pears that Ohio, a sovereign State of the Amer ican Union, "is under negro rule." It is too shameful, 100 sickening, too revolting to con template. To such a disgrace would the Black Republican party reduce the whole country, anu doubtless one of the very first acts of the next Black Republican Legislature ol this Com monwealth will be one establishing negro suf frage. Is there anything which Ibis-party will nql stoop to do ? Douglas' Denial. Douglas in a speech at Milwaukie, denies, in the most positive manner, that he was the author of the Lecompton constitution. He said : "An Abolition newspaper has just been placed in my hand, containing what purports to be ja correspondence between a Breckin ridge committee in Kansas and certain citizens ot that territory. I have r.o means of know ing whether this correspondence is genuine or fictitious. I have looked over the names at tached to it, and recognize no one as a perso nal acquaintance. In this correspondence 1 am distinctly charged with being the author of the Lecompton Constitution, [Great laugh ter.] Ido not blame you for laughing at the statement. Renewed Laughter.] If there is any statement on earth that ought to seem ludicrous and laughable, it is a charge of that kind. But nevertheless the charge is distinctly made that I not only devised the Lecompton constitution but that it was submitted to me, and that I approved it, together with the plan of submitting the slavery clause. I desire to say to you emphatically that it is false in every particular I n-w iii I.oofnpii.,n con stitution until after it had been adopted in Kansas *by the Convention, and sent to the President of the United Staes for acceptance. I never saw the schedule by which the slavery clause was submitted until after it was for warded to the States for publication. I never heard, nor conceived, nor dreamed that anv man on earth ever thought of such a scheme. I make these statemeats without equivocation or mental reservation. I appeal to God, in the presence of high heaven and this audience, tli#t the charge is false, I caie not who made it.. [Tremendous applause.] Two KIDNAfTERS 4.ND iVI UfIDERERS ARRES TED.—Our city was thrown into considerable excitement yesterday by the arrival of two kidnappers under arrest and guarded by citi zens of this county. The particulars so far as we can gather them are as follows: The kid nappers named Bolton and Gooden, came into the lower pait of the county a few days ago, and stated that they find four negroes which they desired lo sell. They succeeded in effec ting a sale, out before the money was paid over one of the negroes, Mary Boyd, informed a gen tleman that they had all been kidnapped in Galena, HI., and that one of the number, a man, had been killed after crossing the Mississippi river because he would not submit to be ironed. This information led to the arrest of the kidnap pers, and they are now in jail in this city a waiting the arrival of persons from Galena to identify the negroes. The woman, Mary lioyd, at the time ol being kidnapped \vns nur sing a child of a white woman, named Susan Good lap, who lives with Air. VViglev, an at torney at lav in Galena, and the child was brought here with the negroes and passed off as Alary Boyd's offspring. Jerry Boyd was tin was the name ofthe negro who was killed, and has a brother living in St. Louis, named Thom as Boyd. Alary Boyd was once the property of a man named Vmdevenler, a clothing mer chant in St. Louis. Gooden is a Canadian and a stranger in these parts ; Bolton married in this county and lives in Caldwell county. They were arrested by the slave owners to whom they attempted to sell the kidnapped negroes. A few days ago the Muscatine (Iowa) papers contained an account of a negro having been found murdered near that place, and the citi zens oifered a reward of one thousand dollars for the arrest of the murderers, it is not im probable that the murder- d negro was Jerry Boyd. ihe Mayor of Galena was telegraphed to yesterday, and request made that some who could identify the negroes he sent here lo tcsti fy against the kidnappers. If Bolton and Good en have been guilty ot the crimes charged up on them they should and will suffer the extreme penalty ol the law. We learn it was with dif ficulty the citizens of this county could be pre sented from executing summary justice upon the prisoners, when the facts as above related became known. They will probably be sent to lowa for trial for the murder of Jen v Boyd SI. Joseph (Mo.) CazdL. 20 iL nttf*n for the Stand your ground, Democrats , never surren der ; Never give up; though your hope, aredown ca ft Tl; of our UNION rr.av fall, hut REMEMBER i liat none but true patriots ran save it a i last. at What though fanatic®, boastinglv scream,in* Moisten our lip.® with adversity's cup Soon Will the Keystone awake from her'dream ing, Stand hy Iter, Democrats ! never give up 1 Never give up, though the he mav have driven The friends of the UNION, from their outposts at last, Nobly have we, with these dark minion® striven, Let us remember the deeds of the past ! Up guards, or soon will they violently snmhr The strong bond of UNION our fathers' 1 looJ sealed ! Hark! hear you not the Disunion thunder! STAND FIRMLY, DEMOCRATS, NEVER TO YIELD ! j Let them not stir up a maddened commotion j To (all like a knell on the homes ol the brave i Let not their Browns with their negro devotion' Dig for the white race a premature grave. ' Never surrender, no let our disaster But nervv us to action, our country to save 1 We'll ne'er call a disunion rail splitter Master 1 NEVER GIVE UP, IS TIIE CRY OF THE BRAVE ! Nevei dispair, 'tis the act of a coward, lo give up the contest when danger is nigh ! Arouse for the struggle, steady now, forward ' U e fight for the UNION, must he the war cry ! Then, up with our banners ! let the people re member, That with love for this UNION our bosoms still swell ; We'll strike one more blow on the sixth ot November ! < -barge with us, Democrats, all will be well ' Bloody Run, Oct. 30, IS6O. Foreiguers. j W hen the Know Nothing organization gave ; up the ghost we hoped that a season of rest (or the persecuted foreigner was at hand. But the j spirit ol tha' dark order seems to have eutered i into th" Republican party, tn almost every Republican paper we open tve find some senli j meat inimical to naturalized citizens, some ill j naturcd remarks, come abusive terms, some uncharitable blow aimed at them, because it was their late, net their choice, to have been OJIII in foreign lands, i hey are represented as every tiling that is low, and vile and degra ded—as ignorant and vicious—and to those who are poor, poverty is imputed as a crime. The following extracts fiom the Telegraph ot the PJth will show in what estimation the editor ol that paper—himself a foreigner, and once nhout as poor as any ol his fellow emigrants holds those who flee from the oppression ot European governments to seek a home in this Iree and happy land. It is many a day since we read an article more uncharitable , but we have no doubt that it is a clear reflection of Republican sentiment—and as such we lay it before our readers, native and naturalized. The Harrisburg Telegraph says : "STILL THEY COME.—Another cwarm ot filthy FOREIGN VAGRANTS, recently vomited upon our shores, 'perambulated the streets toil ay soliciting alms. We fed one of them, and the base ingrate then abused us lor not giving him money also. Such fellows deserve kicks instead of coppers, and they should be denied even the poor privilege of lodging in the lockup or pris-' on. Soon they will come hither in swarms, as usual at this season, in search of winter quarters, and the poor house will be filled to overflowing with permanent boarders at the public expense, while the prison will be crow ded with nightly lodgers ot the same class. More than two-thirds of the vagrants and pau pers who fill our alms-houses, are foreigners; and it costs the hard-working, tax-paying peo ple of ihis country an immense sum, annually, for their maintenance, as the statistics of these institutions, here and everywhere show. PENN SYLVAMA, SS ~ In Ihe name and by the authority of the Com monwealth of Pennsylvania. WILLIAM F PACKER, GOVERNOR OF THE PAID COMMONWEALTH I A PROCLAMATION. FELLOW CITIZENS : The revolution of the year has again brought us to our annual festival of Thanksgiving to Almighty God. In no pre ceding year have we had more abundant cause lor gratitude and praise. The revolving sea sons have brought with th'em health and jdenty. I he summer fiuits and the autumn harvests havti been gathered an J garnered with unwonted exuberance. A healthful activity has perva ded all the departments of life ; and provident industry has met will; a generous reward. The increase ol material wealth has been liberally employed in sustaining our educational and religious institutions, and both are making the most gratifying progress in enlightening and purifying the public mind. While in Europe, central and absolute governments, by their pressure on personal rights and liberty* are producing excitements which threaten to upheave the very foundation of societv, and have led, in some instances, to bloody and cruel wars, we, in the enjoyment ot constitu tional liberty, and under the protection ol just and equal laws, are peacefully pursuing the avocations of life, and engaging in whatever' promises to advance our social aud individual improvement aud happiness. "The lines are," indeed, "fallen to us in pleasant places, and we have a good heritage." In all this we see the ordering.® of a kind and merciful Providence, which call not only for our recognition, but for our public Thanksgiving and Praise. Under this conviction I WILLIAM F. JPACK ER, Governor of the Commonwealth of' Pennsy lvania, do hereby appoint Thursday, the twenty ninth day of November next, to be observed as a day of public 1 banksgiving and Prayer, and recommend to ail ourjieople, that setting aside, on that day, all worldly pursuits, they assem ble in their respective places of worship and unite in ofToring thanks to God for His mani fold goodness, and imploring His forgiveness, and the continuance of His mercies. Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State, at Hirrisburg, this twenty-fourth day ol October, in the year ot our Lord one thou sand eight hundred and sixty, and of the Com monwealth the eighty-fifth." WM. F. PACKER, By the Governor WM. M. HIESTER, $ ■■ ■i t}■' - - ••I'j