Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 29, 1860, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 29, 1860 Page 1
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TH WHOLE NO. 8756. THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN. Expositions of the Principles of the Bell-Everett, Republican and Douglas Democratic Parties. lpe>M)w) o4 Judge Duiigiai, Robert C. Rchrnck, f Ohio, ami L'.x Cjv. Dnnt, of New York. MEETING OF THE AMERICAN STATE COUNCIL. 0?b. Scrogis Overwhelmed by the Bell-Everettitea. Bnthnsiastic Endorsement of the Douglas Blectoral Ticket. ftufpwucc of Ceo. Scroggs and Orfanlza Dot of u Independent SUte Council, Ac., Ac., Ac. 1 SPEECH OF EX-flOTEUW BEIT. BIS DEFENCE OF THE UNION ELECTORAL TICKET. *1 Gorernor WtuBh.ugton Hunt addrtiMd & Urge uJ swtbnstU'.lc meeting tut evening at tbe Bell and Everett headquarters, Wo. CM Broadway, in defence of tbe Union electoral ticket. Tbe address wu delivered on tbe Iivitatteo of tbe Central Commilte^of tbe Young Men's National Colon Club. Mr Runt, on hie Introduction by Mr. Lloyd, chairman Of tbe Centra) Committee, wu greeted witb loud cheer* ? Be Mid that, in accepting tbe Invitation of the committee, it wu bia leading purpose to present a full and tank exposition of tbe consideration* which had deter mined bis oourse in favor of tbe Union electoral ticket j now presented to tbe national men of this 8late for tbair ncppcrt. Be addressed himself to tboee like him, who had long occupied an intermediate and conservative poel Uon between extremes. He intended to confine htmselfto practical view of tbe question which the crisis compels ns to consider and decide, dfco constitutipoal Union party wu formed tor tbe expreu and avowed purpose of arrest tag sectional agitation and reviving sentiments of mutual : friendship and harmony between tbe sections. It bad Its origin in patriotic solicitude for the safety and tran qutlity of tho Union. It embraces in its ranks a large body of loyal and conservative citisens, in every port, jn of onr country, who regard sectional conflict as an evil which must be ai rested, if wa would insure the stabil.ty of our natlounl institutions Its first and paramount ub- j lectio to defeat and prostrate geographical combinations, I Whether in the North or the South; and to this tud it proposes to make every elTort, aud employ all ihu means coos.stent witb tbe dictates of personal honor and patri- I Otic duty. In this spirit, and lor tbe attainment ol'this desirable result, the National Union Convention nominated John Jteil and iidward Everett. We are not to lose fight of these dsflnitoand patriotic aims in considering tne duty ot tbe Union men of New York in this momentous crisis He waa tree to say tbat in big earner reneciioos ' an to the courts of duty, bis mind waa not wholly free from embarrassment. Ia tbe conclusion a', which be | arrived, be was governed solely by a desire to adopt and pursue tbe lioc of policy which would most surely put aa end to domeutic strife, and secure the peace and welfare of tbe country. Our position m this Plate was peculiar. Tbe republican parly had keen .u a minority from the drat It never carried the State by a majority of all the votes. It waa suffered to take and wi dd the power of the State, through the dl aided action ul its opponents. Tue national whig*, Americans snd conservatives ha -e occupied middle ground, in the bops Uut*. the republicans would abandon their sectional organisation and return to a national position, but, OB lading that they were resolved to prolong tbe contact OB abstraction and pretexts, we were forced to meet tbe (Motion wbctber ws would romaln isolated and continue aavailing eliorta, or seek to combine all tbe elements of true national feeling In such a manter as to resoue tbe Btate and give a check to the progress of agitation and taction a) discord. In considering this question, be did act fail to communicate freely with many of tbe leading fytends of our cause In every part of tbe I'nion. There was but one response. From every quarter there was Ike same universal appeal, "Union for the sake of tbe Daioa." Ills own opiniocs harmonized with the sentl ecu of the true friends of Hell and Everett everywhere. He bad considered it due to himself, in view of kls relations to the action of the Naitoual Convention, to taforra both of those eminent and patriotic men. in advance, tbat he would adopt no course which they Would not declare to be consistent with bis personal konor, his obligations to thorn, to lb<* cause, and, above all, to Ibe country, which is dear?r to them than auy personal qualification whatsoever He was very ooiitl gent that be bad doue nothing ami proposed nothing Which wou'd Incur tbe d sippruvsl of our pair .otic candidates lor President and Vice President of the United States. Tbe practical question to Ihj determined wai in what manner we of New York could toatribuie most effectually to tbe election of Bell and Everett. Was :t to k? done by throwing way one hundred t house ad Boeservalive rotes on a distinct doctoral ticket, or was it our duty to unite on lirst principles with other national men who arc alike opposed to tbe danger? of sectionalism' The former course would give the reC" ' cans an easy victory. It wuild again unable to carry tbe State without any effectual regis lance. Thert fot e they seem to think that the nati.> ial men are morally bound to remain divided, for lbs E-eiai interest and convcn enee of th'-republican party, t the Union party decided, end r a just seuse ol tli ir responsibility to Oou an1 th -ir country tbat it is t ie doty of all national men to un t* and that all who do-, re lo promote that m re 'perfect union" d< signed by the federmlcoo'l tut n ovcnl n IV cr.vis to r 'trie t grth-sr aad Join hands in one maul.v ??-r.*r . oil >rt ;,.r ie rescue of tb" S ale and the sai- deliverance of tbe Count ry from imi? mi iq dangers Tne same a-ttnieol tn .mi: -d tbe maar, of the demotralic pan) lllkfedl Wtaftft Ubeir support to Mr hourim rar iur rnnwanj |uiKn tor Dom. as ) Tuey, lik? u*. desire hati 'Qal |>e* - > id Inocora once ro->rc anu fi-el the pavamo.ini ueceas.tj of rebukim ac ilat n *n i arre t ! * *1 . .'ial strife Tn y. so lea* thuti our?? lve*. are er.ra :ed In op?n and 111-ly remittance t? the *?>irit of sedition and dlcumon .a'tte onlb. and to tb" ro.ee of c. -. >? i a the N" >rI! Tt. -j loo. are openly oppoe I to the orr pt. ua and n anachriK'tiU of the federal adm n Hrat.cv Taere tore, It recjurrt n< n ncrw n on eitnrr aide ?u b true patrlotiini m sbl n d fr-ly ,ic rd to ar-rt ertls and acrotnphih a ( w r? for tb. country. It wan felt On hotli "idea thai I ha tine ml ne tor aecrlficng eeVioritinate di"1 ctoes of >pini>>B. a a peace ofl. r r.g upon the allar of the I'd ion anil of lie OMutltuI; in Tin K'au.t ' krowr i i a. u i. tie fir atIon of a l"t>.on electoral ticket, bearing the name* of twenty Ire supporters of Mr Douglaa and ten a-.p Etc.* of IIr ik' Ho bad obecrv. that constant and iByeuuoua attempt* had been made by the republic an preaa to mislead tb public mill in repaid to the f je Bharactor of th s I'clcel ferliup* it .? enough to *iy that He ten Bell . -t'>r? * *e by a cotnraifee af thirty two of the Biel learned and re.iable men In l be ooauBiiioliy, irpreseotlr; in- > o">r, party, and accept I by the .-date foorc lion of 11. supporter* i f Mr I i Us, with no other fci.pi: ation or rendu.no than that lae friends of both nba I make cm led and efUr.cnt ell iris l ir Ueelcction of I tie entire t.cket T.ie lea o-jr.r* w, re chosen abd accepted w ill tb fui; .cow.that tl.iy are earnest supporters of b- t ar i f.orelt, isd !ha' th ^e of them were dr., jaf-? T tl:< '>t:.?n! (-.'.vci.* on wl h nominated tbone caadi late* He '.-it -n orally rcri- n pat If elected lhay would CMt their rotes for 8 1 it.* Everett. Ho 'caUT .. 're .: dat- .f th.i with.n the races of human probabd.tf, Which r? .Id lead them to a different rcav.lt That P w rise lo U.e enure .. r ?t-.i-y where tin- M* tor*: r ?f Iqrea may be reqn.rad by b?b duty in Marries a wiaerad i*Utott? d'aero' ie*i a b- n<> mean* impossible That .vb ? - ..rluaj Uttory Hid dwl^u th" feder*! pon-t u lion may be SSSn by r..w -oa ean?eeapor* sprwltlon in the federal Wt of the true auean n? of oo neaetitutau. bv ;u moot i ?t.i gu *h.?d an h iccte it .? asy to rcr.ee're thai when the-" a a yreat d rera ty of raad'daiea aed n<> 0'-t'at of pcpviar op n mi -n Mw ?B "'hi <"' '** "" eh c to'al ccv'ejpw mv? be pe'ed ut ?* ,f"" 1 ?-rei o? dero'red by the eons: lotion I.poi the e?e?t-"m! . hce. or el*e transfer the toe to the H- 'tf ' cf peon "c uts' - ? H" was Ilrm , sirred H al iftb.resboi-.il be erercise of d.vr i u >rr never ig Hi* K.M'.r. Treat lent al electtoft. 'I w >t So to th. h.l.ebt < ' lb.' ar I I v rett I , thp?? he derm' . t ?:> *> ?' ?>' l^?l w " orjre the ele. tor* rote f* a large , * ?r,ty o' I v." ih v. tak.u wvaaaa mnoeesble tbat the mi r ' v w Tor< * hb--< the t> .* <r t, Ifce ' >< ' "> ?? 1 : vr'tt, 'ti - were | i MI . I ,trd vol#- t'l (hat +ffr ! B t li> *t:p(v>rt' i It. . i the t>< ' ' at t? - w T ,'tnni.i M- .-l?' vti tlctrr,| - M- H Urn '( ?? 1 .r.m- an i IIin. na'.,Vj? noil? ,"-n i i? g r.tf ? ii| they ar ooi d ?? ' < f. r 'i'-fr-at tf th- e' ->U 4 ;-c r-r.| !t IV' ii ' ' " r ?<v *?( , h, ? ,,1 ? doubled i> c < . t ' C! ?> ?? v that u- H.? , wni rat,, n in, . t< n'. fiom rvlrcin? Would vtkr ,i ran ".<t >'i tie* t- -loU on bun i u l- tit|C ?I?I'V 1 MB miy .? I le 1 '.I ma '!? ? 1.1 .Jem in r lh? r ; rpr. i rt ' :'i it . : by - i bfra ?\.t ' xt . ' ?h ? 'x a.i i fa ' .. .. J rr. - t -V I'll' .' 1' -r. |h. J || 1-arcM. iiti?i-. . in ' ao-mr .V- y rer"tt rtmacn by m i.Blto Tb. ft f - I'T >'c.-a to feel t - V i ;i ? w I rer. ?>t||. tbm* a " art v |n . t"" ' : ' h ill' ' .'f" v> ' e r ' f F.. .1.1 .v* Nt ' ' t *. ' r , ' ' 1 E NE wf.racee, whicn M ttr. cor tea atnd^daies will pet tits for the Chicago nominees ender My possible clrr jr-starres Beyond that, what vwconi have they in iLe <( . -ttion? TbV manner in which they hare arraigned Uk?-- gculiemen, their imputations of :>and, deception, 4c.. eah.bit a decree of insolence and a Klacity unparal; *'< d in the annals of political controversy. We hurl back ?:isucb charges with unutterable scorn. The names which they thus ruthlessly assail are among the first and highest In the land for honor, patriotism ud an unsullied fame. In this cty need 1 say that Itopeyster Ogden. w.ijiam Kent Md Iwniel B. St. John are men Incapable or dishonor in Lhe discharge of any pnblio or private duly? r?iualiy needless would it be in Western New York to defend the namee of Burrows or Carroll, or any of our ch sen representatives from these licentious railings of a degraded and prostituted press. The republican leaders have much to say concern.ng the impropriety Md inconsistency of coalitions, and some of tbem go so far as to object to tncm on a pie* of morality He bad alwavs maintained tbat while men may d-flbr in opinion on m.uor or abstract quest.-, up, It ia it'll their duty to unite th?ir effort* and make com mf.n cause whenever the public good will thereby be promoted. Only two yeara ago we aaw a noble coalition in the Senate of the 1'nited States. Crittenden, Douglas, Bell and Seward coalesced in resisting the lecompton cou ititutien and maintaining the nghta of Kansas. From that day to tbia the republicans hare endeavored to form coalition* with ibe Blends of Douglaa whenever they could gain an office or defeat an opponent by the alllarce. Many of tbcir leaders advised the election of Douglaa to ibe Senate in preference to I. in coin, and it is too tale for them to complain ot any who may now prefer Douglaa to Lincoln for the Presidency. There are questions upon whrh you and 1 dlfii-r in opinion from Mr. Douglas, but there can be no doubt Ih.-l a large majority of tbo reepectlve friends of Bell and Douglas would prefer the choice of either to the election of Lincoln, for the reason that they would ooue.der it more favorable to the safety, repote and prosperity of the whole country. He believed there were gentlemen present who would remember a political alliance formed in this Stato in 1832. The friend* of Henry Cley united with the supporters of William Wirt upon a common electoral ticket. At its head was the honored nan.c of James Kent, and the ticket was supported upon the explicit understanding that it elicted, the college should cast the \ote of the State "in such manner as it should deem judicious and expedient at the tunc of voting;'' thus leaving to the electors the -lis! e retien which the constitution contemplate' The resistless popularity of General Jackson prevailed over all combined etlorts. If iho frietola of llenry Clay could tben unite with the suppirfors of another candidal-*. ought we to hesitate, who still sustain the principles oi , union and naliona'ity, of which ("day was the embodlnu Ltv if they sustained James Kent and Jonn C. ojiencci as electors on a joint ticket, cannot we, with a good con. science, rote ft>r William Kent and l?epej8ter t)gden? Koi bis own part, if be must vote an electoral ticket bearing democratic names, he would is soon adopt tho names ol Reuben H Walworth and Addison Cardiner, ss those o| ' William C Bryant and Abijah Heck with. Mr. Bryant who hi ads the republican ticket, is a gentleman whom we all admire lor bis poetic genius and literary attain incuts but you cannot forget that he bas expended i large js-rvion of life in assailing tho statesmen and th< principles which were most dear to the old whig party Yet there are tboee who consider us very incon sistcnt in withholding our suffrages from him In lh< present contest. The truth is, that tbo republicans art the 'art people who ought to complain of coalitions Their party bad its birth in a coalition of portions of seve ral distinct parties In all its proceedings it presents a whig side and a democratic side. If they nominate the old whig lur President tbey present an extreme democr.il lor Vice Preaident; if four candidates for State officers two whig and two democratic, and for State electors, twe exi client gentlemen who were never suspected of holdiug a pom,rai sentiment id romuiou me pr.iciiuii miu ri ti ami of that party Is to elect President by a geographi cal vote oi the North against tbo south. Ignoring oa all other subjects, tbcy agree oa this. But a majority of the v topic even in the tree States are opposed to tbia proposition lor making a President ol the I nlon by the rote ol ore teci ion. We deem it an unwise and dangerous experiment, in derogation of the -pint of union, contrary to the dcs'gn of the federal corooact and to toe precept a Ml example of our lathers. We believe It will widen the gull ol aeparation between the sections, cause a ati!! l?ig<-r portion of our count i> in-n to ueteat our common government, engender yet tb-rcer conllicta, expose the whole country to at leant fo :r years ofr .r.fusioo an I uiicerta nty, and paralyze the government In soma of ita moat uif iul ftnllf? Thc-e wo Mr deliberate opinions. Utiu rtiy entertaining them wc feci bound to oppose by all righi in< ana tbe election of the C lilaf Magistrate by h atclionat vote. We deem it ossrt.tial, whoever ia elected, that l.e should have some substantial support in both sections. But when national men unite to prevent the triumph of a go graphical comb.nation, we are rudely art ailed as if wc were invading the political rights of some portion of the people. It Is pretended that we sees to defeat the will ot tbe majority. Our real aim la pre oMjr tbe reverse of this. Wo purpose, if poaaibir. tc prevent a sectional minority from taking the power 01 tin Mr I'niou into us bands. It cannot be pretended thai Lhc republican party einbraci s more than otic third ol thi w hole people. The raturna of ISod prove that iltey wcr< MlS i iat proportion. They were in a minority, tak e| the free Stales alone, Yet a genera) bowl is so. furth whtn it is proposed that the majority un:ti and vote down this minority. We hear maov on .lections to an election by the House of Kepio arntatives. It is certainly desirable that a majority of tin people should elect; but he would dciy the wit H mun to invent a more dangerous or unjust method th-.i for one reel ion to make tbe lie Mill by Ma own evem sue action, and that with tbe concurrence of leas tbnt one hwlf ct tte people in that section (live us any ecu stilutional mode of selection iu preference to lb* \< one (an doubt that Mr. l .nco'.n will lurk a million of voter of baring a majority of all tbe people. It ia barely j>-s eibie but not probable that be will be :?t.-*ined by a n t .101 ity of the Northern people. Ni>r Is it certain that In will receive a larger popular vote tb.in Mr. Hell, while <u between tbe two more than two thirds of tbe pec m woulj prefer the latter lie eouteuded that we h*<' neither the tnorai nor political r.ght to permit such i minority to control the election if we have the power t< prevent it. In this Slate the minority has prevailed unti they seem to consider the possession 01 power an inbe rent right. It la not best that tbe republicans iboult rile any longer unless they can show a majority ot their side, instead of a plurality. In some imports, lit] bar. ;, d to give is a good govern m>nt. While public attention lias been directel ti r. mote objaeta, and a fictitious alarm excited Ic > avery should invade latitude* wbero negroes an fioaen* n the winter months, our people have been to< neglectful of the duties of clf-a'ortriiment. A aion darsf reus (because reni'i slavery has appeared in o . very mldrt Corruption stalk* abroad. and mvad'S Ihi temple of liberty aa?l justice. II wc can believe the; uwu organ*, the irienda of frc lou: have introduced th .lave trade in tlie bai's of our Chi HeL Worst of all. tb>; bare been sell tug white mm. ami the repieaenlativci n tthiie men. U ,< minium bought and ao.d?billa paar or defeated to suit tbe highest bidder?bribery tbe ord of the day?auch ? the hideous picture preacnted to tb people oi 'cur noble state. In tLr uame of all that I acred bow Irrg will they scbm.t to be deluded? Tii legislative b di? wbuh do these tli.nga display an outer tatiotif 7eal for Ireedotn. Tbry paw wordy maiv about Kauiaa and tbe mountain* oi .sear Mer.co they in troduce ano aln.net pa?a '-peitoawl liberty billa ' to defea ibe return of fugittir ilarca according to the cmi*ct r tbe rotft'tution. Tlie universal ncerc it ri?ible ,.n ever3 tide. At laat it la proposed lofrm a "coalition ' wttb bit by rsiaieg h.m to an equality with white men in U. right of euilragi?. This propoanl ba? passed two Iett la:urea, and will be presented for your npprom at the com .eg elect .on. Our people will tbua be permute to crmy the privilege cf > reat.ng at lea.-t ten Uioi.aan black republican vote* in a tingle day, aa an rqnivalen for the tale of their representative* in tbe Senate ar Assembly A great responsibility rrata upon New Yor id tbe pending contest. Ibe certainty that oar rand dalr? a-e to carry a large majority of the Southern State makes .t api vent tba: tbe real Interest n between Mi Deli and Mr I .nr >ln. and tbat tbe vote i f our own State n all probability, will turn tbe acn'a between tbem 1 tbe float rear it. If the oat.oua! men of tbe state, wh are oppoeed to the w he.e ay at em of strife and agiuiro carried on by the republican*, will but unite and act 11 core ert, tbey undoubted! v constitute a large and deci- Iv iu? in ily oi the peop.c r r permii n 0 dlatloctiy to a hoi you iba: the rep hfirans arc only * m norlty of tbe vote of tb ? Stale and for lb purpose lef me refer to tbe un questionable ev >nce fura -bed by tbe official nan vara of vote* at our recent State itcitien*. In IfcM Ocreraor Morgan, with all tbe cflurt that pa.*?ooa and parly real could evert. po'lrd but 247.000 T0te? while h.? two competitors rttelTed upwards o kfib 000 ^ IQt rcpub loan candidate f.n Ctretaiy ! ftste, u an elect'on of ccranaratircly !.u<c i'frwt 'r m ?b i-h large number of o'.d wbtga and cog f ervalivra a be no ted themselves. ?** 1. oy ui* de m fral'i cjtr.pettter, tlie incumbent. by a rlew n ayortty. Can .1 ^ tbP go,010 or 70,0? < i>r.serra..r? T( l(r?, then afc entire thcTOsrlvs, a ver; arie proportion. ercouraged bv the recent overwhelming 1 iu?f rvative eucctsaes in tbe South. will now flatly com ' r*a. I 10 rote re nr aritvcrcu, tnettron an i 10 c-reM>it|oi Could there be a m? r? emphatic common tary upon the dnnffrii.1 tendency ot tho nrt-Ta npr ays t'n. if sectional warfare. Mian :i fo :u 1 .a tar Carl thai i -ij'I'rorc! by tboutandaof patriot*- mm wbo liav htietn!ore hero separated by party <V.:t?-T*ami on quee t --..a of iwlicy. but wbo now ?eetn it their duly to uoit' in r> ti.moti rflbrta to re* ?t s?f ite up >n otir nations conM iutton which are infinitely more langi rout to ou r"f?i) than any invasion of the country by a for: gn foe It t one of those occa? ona where coMldcrettona o public velfare au-1 continued ndtinaal unity ougU v? n?n'? ' h i . ,t? far ?'n.v jetly controvert; ar H it.r fleet lit utfreeta ol the bmr. w?*t H the '?ur ; > t.<?th r? ? <nor than ft attention whether oo< errtiun, at a rg liaelf of a perlor air- rath, shall ntrira t jr regard eta of th>- ?pirlt of th cf iitlitiit oo. while ot iorrant only of ite technloalUle mil rata i? It w N, it nere entry, a it generous c jt.f , then to eotnbtw tfce free at*1?a?the N<rth agntn* the v"< - tb? I? there any cauae fhr euob a prncoedlng. rr any practical good to reault fi m it? "n the contrary, I >U t rattle a: ' i" hap* tnctra f 'c,-i fir fur own State i? eonrerned there iabut on ?--rat'on worth cin. lerlrg. Sha'I New Vork be aectloni or natiooal" hhvi ahe appropriate attitude . the foremost of the tmlcd rO?? ?? populationaad power and h^'d cut tb* olirt branch to **1 licr *nUrf ana pr^ e'a'm oe her aentimet in of concord a?"* nlfcctton lower them a I, and her inflexible jl eternal oat Ion I J oets.'n tbe compart of our fatheri rl ,ruc ii|r of friendly union aad nationality* V>." "* fhe "aw ire frjm ber titooriogn''? separate I"01 the ."mthrrn haif of the republic, an l become onf* Ot combination of Nortbern and disunited JUtt-m to f-a' Itfe pf-wor and patronage of the national ervrrrment. ai roorr r,y to the Soilnorn people tbat *b<< ? be-rc *fo to be fonrd only on the etde of irrepreeeihle cotf.i ? e*ef > rding strife. Aft p, 1 ref it, ire must dc W YO MORNING EDITION?AVET)\E: whether the Prop.re 9tau? thai) be national or sectional. Br A more solemn and vtai question was nevrr prorcntel pQ, to our prop e. het it he decided by iiael: In comparl- . eon with It the ord.ctry .nlerests of party, the fortunes BO< of nmdid&toa, personal consequence* of ovory sort, arc of as dust in the balance. I would present the issue singly tj,( uud hate it decided by a l.iect vole, that we may know I . and understand wbere we are and what we are. Free- : !*' mvn of N?-w York ! toe question is with you, scJ many ate a patriot heart looks forward to your decision with deep anxlfty, but with firm, unwavering confidence in your ' intclligtnee, yonr patriotic devotion, and your ability to maintain those principles of national unity which consti- gal Into us one country and one people. U,, ha SPEECH OF HOI. ROBERT C. SCHEJCR. lrj MM? no A regular meeting of the Young Uun's Hepublicaa Union on was held at the rooms in the Stuyveeant Inbtitute, So. ^ 669 Broadway, at eight o'clock last evening Judging g ! from the tremendous blast of horns which had been made Br : In the rennhlican iaornala of the eltr. it was einectcd that there would have been a grand rally of lha rail up!it- ^ tm' battalion to bear an address from tho Hon. Robert t(?] C. Sfchcnck, fbrmcrly Cnttod states Minister to Brazil, ^ anil for many year* member of |G>rgrrM from Ohio, aa well as a speech from Col. C. J. Jack, of Brooklyn?who, ^ by the way, did not put In an appearance?aa well aa ^ aomo singing cntbo part of the ciee Club. Ail tbeso Q gleesome preparations tell far short of the raart^ and the ' J preliminary Couriahea were entirely barren of results. b(] ' At the opening of the meeting there were not pr-^ont over a hundred persons, and though tho numbers slightly I increased in the course of the evening, the/ as rap.dly c[ j diminished as the proceedings woro on. | Tho President, Mr. Ous. T. Rodubw, called tho meet I Ing to order at a little after eight o'clock, when, aa the __ ' advertised speakers did not make their appearance, Tl Bon. Robert C. .-chcnck, of Ohio, was introduced by Mr Piatt. Mr. Sckswt eai.l be was present by accident in New i I York, and although bo did not oven know that ho had been advertised to spoak until that morning, be felt that | ho could not refrain where the interests of republlcau- " ism were concerned. Be intended henceforth, and until h(?i J Abraham Lincoln be olected Prealdcnt In November next, to devote all his energies towards the succosa of a work ?'J which was of so much important, to every republican; cai and for this reason ho was about immediately to return to ^ the West. Iio tad expected that be would have had the plcasuro of meeting his fellow citizens for tho first d<" time at a public meeting in New York, on the occasion of rtc the great republican rai'flcation meeting which it is pro- , posed to bold, but as be found that that demonstration would not take place for some time, and finding that his an name bad been announced publicly to address the Young jf Mm s Republican Union, be had consented to make a few remark-. Be, however, thought that his friend ' who had preceded him might well have been Er left to defend republican principles ru they are q, held and believed in the great Northwest, as the wit, . eliqueiu o and Uient of the gentleman are never amiss, wl call on him where and when you may. (Appiauao.) bk Some person had announced in one of the newspapers fr< that be (Mr. 3chcnc.k) would address the pnbllc. It was stated by thb writer that be (Mr. S.) was a whig of the 01 old party of neury Clay. He was glsd to inform tbem wl that this was quite true, and It was because he was s Henry Clay whig that he wan now found acting with the republican psrty, and he hoped that ho would always be found in their ranks until he can be convinced of the no Matty of their doctrines by some better argument than ev any be bad ever beard. It had also been stated that be bad rerused to bo sold out to tbo DU democracy. Bo did not know that there was bit any necessity for mentioning this, as be did not come ,1( from a part of the country where such bargains are entered into at all. lie mentioned this merely to rebut ou any false opinions that might be hold on this subject in his cplDloD, considering the time and the occasion, tho 1 muse. IMM himself and his qualifications for the office, he bad always believe), uod still believed, that the Demi- Ki I out an of Abm. Lincoln was the very best, the wisest and po the most judictou- that could have been made by the re- , ' imlilirati- for the Presidency of the United States, an 1 i Tenf will be shown to the world by the triumphant result of that nomination :n tho month of Novcm bh brr text. (Applause.) He stood there before thea and said ibis only as one of the Innumerable * 1 hosts of the people of the mighty Northwe-t, who th are toinjr to tan e Lincoln in their arms sad boar him for- u, 1 ward to the higbrri position which is In the ({1ft of the . ' MOflS. The people are divided into parties on the qites[ lion of slaviry, but. thonsh there may be cries of In ion si | sod disunion, there was s deep rooted feeling .n the iu( ) minds of the people ?nd an attsehment to the Union and tho constitution which can never be shaken. The repub- ln [ lieont were conservative above all parties, because they th were snx oug to carry the country back to the old lights, * and to save It tr<?m the new lights which have 1 only sprung up as a delusion vud s mare. He was lL ! hnt>py that, whatever occurred, tbsre would always Sr J be found a etrosig ground swell, that vuM m control all the little waves of disturbance sod carry the country safely through. If Mr. Breckinridge be elected. cl the republicans were determined to submit to tho tu1 tbority of the large maturity of the pooplo if Douglas Pt i be chosen, they will be obedient to his authority: if Ians I be the successful candidate, they will still stand by the 11 I constitution and the laws; and if Abraham Lincoln be tti elerated to the h gh (wsitlon of Chief Magistrate?as i very republican had an abiding faith that hs will? I they would still be found standing by the constitution I" I ana the Union, and they would see that others Ai j should do no too. He then spoke of the doc .. * trlnes cf republicanism, which he said involved ' nothing beyond this. They do not seek to interfere with *>' aJavcry where it exists by legal authority, but they de no maud that it shall be there condned: and, by the help of { ?-od ai.d the votes of the people, slavery shall not be any , further extended. (Applause ) He went on to review tni th plallrmsof the several candidates. He locked upon co the Douglas platform at a fraud and swlndl^wan attempt ! , ' to earry water en both shoulders. The result must be ' that the water will lie spilt on one or both shoulders, an 1 . an . Douglas will go down n the midst Douglas says t? the i p, S< cih that -.avcry ,? c-tabllabM by the constitu- . ton, and to the North he says. ' Yon have j the jswer to suppress slavery." Tills wns no pt more than an attempt to sw Indie one part of the country h; at the cxpetse of the other. Thank God, the roctituUou of the United States ban not established anything but free c< ' institutions. He argued that slavery caunot l>e local pro to rerty and general property at the same t me If It be ? ?:< dcta, prop- rty. th< u the escaped alavecan be recaptured ' nary port of the I nlon like horse* or rattle, by the same process, and there can be no need of a Fugitive m Slave law. If it be local property, it must be governed j M cot rely by Peal law. He did not te- bow tho question i could be disposed of in sty other wsy. He eon- ? 1 t iiMsrxl al B*i.al linelL I ft urv-ulf nil lhil ni.pt I of bis subject, simI road number of ex _ tracts -h?.r of Stephen A. !>ouf lss to -bow Li * ere V soft treacherous is t!is h ttory of ul that gentleman public Lfo. Mr. IkMielaa, be said. wa? s , t. man who only lab, ri'. f r the momrnt. sort war: only go , vcrnod by paltry expediency. H" has male about so tortuous a course in Ccnsrc"*, and before the people in n public, an b r w Id attempts to r??. Ii b poor old mother. | tc after a h'im he is n a rambling o^er the country. He lid not wirh to hum e Mr. Dougim. He will tie hum bled eviigb wbrtj he finds that he does not reoeiveose * r.ngle e'erti ra! le in all the Mates. He was no more to ; be compared with the real giants, Webster, Jtderson. . Pa v and othir , with wh< m h> was so |iroud of as* rating ' hit little name, than w? a p'miy to lollow one of the p ' big giants W it. -1 t . e> b ts ,1 Mr. Brhcnrk went oa to rivltwthcrrf.lu of U?e ex i clot,on ?f slavery from ibe West, which, he said, was the ' ciutc of its rifing into a m'y-hty sod prosperons country. i h and t-Deluded a very lengthy speech by giv ng a personal : mprsss'.ii of Abraham Lincoln's character and inr<>kiog the p.< p r to stand by !,.m In the coming struggle. Mr. fi.aa lb?tt previously addressed the meet ng at , m, some length m a rathrr humorous and entertaining atyle He ridiculed the Idfi ot t us .on between the tmugla* and 'y Brll 1 rerelt wings of the democracy; spoke of democracy Ft itself ss nothing mi re than a galvanized corpse stalking rr thro wn the land, and salincally critic isad the cries of disinirn.whlrh.hria.il. were so foolishly ra.* !. flie M < republirwos would know how to "save the 1 Dion when I It I they shall swear in Abraham Lincoln at the next Proal I 4tnt. ! A'b r a doleful sonr abonl a goose, the meeting a 1 ourn I eJ wt ?d? *< a o'stonk. j tl ROCtLAS II tmtlSIA. j# I ^ Prnraesi so. Vs., August 2*. I*d0 ; o An tmmenM crowd gathered Into tosrn to Jay i. h-ar ' r< ,'udpr Douglas. There was but one opinion, that bt should |a bare a fair hearing, and while t >me pope. ,n t *e I quence of hit Speeches st Norfolk, rame prodto t, endorse that upoeeh. there were a large and n; . tial j |< i party from the country equally prod * posed t simt no. n thing fhn rabls to him. ei Throughout the day people came pour.og uu th. town |j from north, east and south, and long before th hour t i died for the meeting the gathering al the hotel wits of the p r an net taetrrofjoornj* character There were B ! -m ' I re. d f rctt men loelar*emalority,eaytn*aothn7 a*a\r Bi^ck f t i larldge men, making a terrible hier the yo..n* ihiralry li r, of Virginia, aprnreotiy nlTcd in* the Roger Prrnr cl of ? e the bair, ud the pet and pattern of bin lighting il-ak t n hat?the'Tittle OorporaTa" faror te ral. r By the by, i

^ were it not for thoeo youth* it would hare '> en im - i- e r | ble to tell that there wae any differenoe in the large r * crowd; but thene young rooatera, anif.ua that ti e ??mel a 1 | ahoulil demonstrate a m.aerable failure, aa in the case of ( i- their great archetype I'nger, were far mn"-' t" h"' ?? i Inn* ae nobody raid "Wi II. here a at yen " letlb. ?eiU. I , demonatrate. R<w vor, It demon Pirated < < 1! I >, j that the immeuae gntl, ring. thnfg'i ?'mI, . ther ' fore, to tiia uninituted all for Pouglar, were not Tor f>>07 r , | la* but, on the contrary, a large h .<ly were ' r IV,' M it | Krmlt. I Oougtaa' friend* .we working wofteeefitiy au t tiii 1| "Utile Snckar," a* ha rattad himwdf to ' hi ? mv I o a mort favnrable imprc?ioo on tin 11,1 ?, j 1 t* ore?ei'de?mind* of the Brroiitnrijg* hop H ' a I ? r p* fog', wtr'e the Be!! men glanh not The egfjetr eot iiff t? ep ,*ia y iateD*c * tftew of* KK H SPAY, AUGUST 20, 18BU ckJirvlffl taking tbe it my. Tfce "L.tua GOtn.' * acd to prove h.mrelf a possessor oftbeeev n league jts. toe ceceM'ty cf every giant's wardrobe, in view the eCorti of Jack the woold-bo g.act killer. B. twaon >m ia the belter skelter race wbicb, so :ar aa Virginia :oncerued, win term.nsie .n a soraicD. ;ia nei> in u ar* ady and watchful. Tbey were to have put some quos na to the llllnoialan to night, bet in consequence of the irm, perbape, which compelled the inn mouse out door tbering to coop within tho walls of Pheoit IlaU, ?y were prevenlol from doing co. That Mr Duuglac a achieved a groat success in Virginia there ia no deny5i but the access! >u to hia party, so far as facta go, do igtvebim the strength which eppearaucea mtgii'- lea-i a to auppoee. A crowd doe? not demonstrate, no more an a cba'lenge, that there la going to be a fight, and i> certain that before November onecf the gentlemen? eckenridge moel likely?will cry peacavi. Douglas, wever, will not. His speech to uigbt was a master see of eloquence. Popular so\ere:gnty was the grjuui tt at the opening, and the burdeu of hia song at the ?e; but hia appeaia in the intervale to the democracy, b chivalry and patriotism of Virginia wero never, rhapa, surpassed by him for effect ivene? of language d apparent aincerlty of manner, and scarcely ever tho power he wielded over hia audience. He com meed hia epeeeh in tho balcony of the Jarrnt Houac. t aj fierce thunderstorm necessitated on adjournment the Phenlx Hall. Thia waa densely crowded, and ro the Judge spoke for nearly two hours, only con iding at half past ten. He leaves to morrow for R? gb, thence for Richmond. IE !HV TORE LYGRICi* STATE CWICIL. SPECIAL DESPATCHES TO THE HBRAT.D. SancflScraDT, August ?9,1990. the biggest farce of the campaign has been enacted re today. The American State Couucll, one of the I institutions of defunct Know N'oth.ogisr/i, met under a II of High Priest General Gustavus Adolphus Scruggs roggs, who bas lately gone orer to republicanism and dared for Liocoln, under the influence of th :b feed of SherilT or Krie county, quietly called tb uncil together, with the intention of endorsing Lincoln d Morgan; but the old dark lantern gentry nprang sud nly into existence from all parts of the State, and a;> areil on the scene lo confound the gallant Sc">gg? ostus Brooks, George Briggs, Amoa II. Preacott. larlea S. Macomber, Jobso C Dann.and a host of thosSo bave in former days gone In search of Irishmen ood by the light of dark lanterne, were prcs 'tit to con >ot Scroggt. The Brooka men gathered ti the nurahe two or three hundred, while Scruggs found himacif th only a handful of republican alllee. Beforo the Convention met loud were tho boasts of rogza and his body guard of what they would t do in Convention; but, alaa! for human resolution en the gallant General paled beroro overwhelmipg rubers, and when the storm came ignoraiuioualy l?f' feat and beat an Inglorious retreat from tho Coo eon >n, yielding up the organization Into the banda of tb emy. The Brooke party, to the number of three hundred, occrded to form conamitteoe and riict officers of th. tow Nothing State Council, aa though dark lanterns were lltlcal Inetltutlans. They left the matter of calling a atu Convention in the bands of a Plate C remittee. Scrogga, the retreating and dlscomQtted General, took 1 f-potlert vcet and hia speckled friends into room in the Eagle Bole), and went through c farce of electing offlocra for the year 01 e Lincoln black rupublican ring streaked American dcr; but only thirty-two wero present, including half lozen republican of hoe holder*. Thirty delegate* were iroduced from 8< benectady, making sixty two present all. Thii f elect republican body guard went through e mummcriki of the Order and adjourned. The whole thing la regarded aa a laughable afUIr, an t c only cerloua looking man In the parly la poor Genera Togga. who roture, i jom without a spark of light in hia uch worn dark lantern. Not a aingle vote will he tanged by ibia silly flarce. The bus In can of the regular State Council, under lb? initltutlun of the order, waa, llrat, to elect offlcera or w Council for the enauing year; and aecond, to Ox U><mo and place for holding the American State Convention The delegate* present were divided into two classes le, the Bell and Everett men, led by Eras tux Brook*, nna B. Preecott and Jesse C. Darin, and tho other, the Dcoln and Ilamlin men, by Ifemrs. .scrogga, Lounsbury. tested and others. The former hat a large majority is tubers, while the latter had the organization. A caucus of the Bell and Everett men waa bel I this >rning. H. T. Slansbury, of New Tork, presiding A mmlttec waa appo.nted, consisting of Jcase C. Dann, hn L. Kykcr and Sara. Hallctt, to wait on Mr Scrogga id request him to resign his office, an t allow the Vice 'eeldt-Dl to rail the Convention to order, on the groun I at be (Srroggs) has openly united with the repub'ican irty To this Mr Scrogga replied that he had signul?d if Intention lo support Mr. Lincoln only because he re 'gmzed no American nominee in the Held. He decline! accede to tlie proposition. Tho committee then pro *td that he should recognise a mot loo to be mile by imuel Richmond in the Convention, appointing a Com ttee oa Contested teals. Thla Mr. Scrogf* alao reruaed do, holding that it was his right, af rroaidcnt of the ninctl, to appoint Uio Committee on Credentials. When tbe committee reported tbe renult of the inter kw to tbe caucus. It waa renotTed to meet In Convention Klcr Mr. Scruggs, and when tbe Committee on Creden ala waa announced, to move aa ao amendment tbe toh .itution ot tbe namea agreed no bjr tbe Deii and Kveret: en Several applications were then ma te to Mr Scrojy? i atocrtaln where tba Convention waa to meet, Witbmi terete?the rep)/ be og a place not yet decided, but ouid be announced before twelve o'clock. It waa announced in cat.cua that a picked guar J had pen appointed to watch Mr. Ucmgg* and track out thlace of meeting, should any attempt Ik made to tooml It. Tbe Council proceeded with lie bueioeae, about two undred delegate* being preaent. Sf iimMerr mr, August W?10 P. V Tbts hat been tbe moat ll.ely day of tbe aeaaon for it moated old Schenectady. I be Amenean --'tate (.otinf et pursuant to a rail of tbe apostate fluatams Adolphoa Togfp. wbrie friends bare loudly proclaimed that bis lurse in Joining the rapublicans would be endorse.', rreral bundred politicians were in town at tea o'clock lis morninir. tind among them were rerogn zed several rpublican flbcc holders. Both factions. Scrojrgt and antl, betd eautnsso before ?c meeting. At tbe cntocsta meet.ng, Colonel (.ran erry In the r Ualr, resolutions were adopted requesting rroggs to and U>?' initiatory steps wers taken fur ?i<imp'?te and unexpected a defeat aa the Mark rep'.b! ins bar* *Tff rweired I? th? State of New Tork. Die Mutton or th '* W0 * ranlod opt in every portion ir in tbe Convention. At first Serifg* would not \ * ' wber# the meeting wa* > l?e held, but tt last he posted of n<*ire that it would ike place at Ar.tbony flail, Jerry ,,r"' at Drton y tbe bour arneuoced tbe room was crowded with an nlboeiastc crowd of Bell Everett lie*, who chewed lust l f f?r Bi ll, the union eleetoral ticket and tlie Union here w?* great excitement, and H ? aerinualy pr taed by a Br nklyn dr'rgato to pitch the republican* own *ta!r? Finally, Pcr<gft took the chair amid tn?>r*l *i'euce, hot when he began to talk about hi* eneely, Ac., the about* and yell* were orer(helming. The Mack* tried in rain to quail he noiae, but without effect, U the reeling r>t too tlron* agnlnat them, .'till, Brroggn b?M g m Ma [ (wit'on. and It must be acknowledged that be xhbit'd a eaolrrta of temper which, under the clrrnm tai c?a, entitle* him to great credit. At laat. a ban the V iircll found tiiat he would not leave of hi* own accord, h?y with great unanimity elected General hreecott, of Itr mrr. charm ?n, and ditrli g the appla ma the ex rcfrltnt left, w.th *omc fifteen or twenty republican 'rifi.de The huiinee* then proceeded amnothly Thr mIon electoral ticket * as eiciorned, General Preneott rat eV( ted rhn man for the enauleg year, an t nalvaran [raiif.cal.oii waa egp,e*acd. Thte O nrctl will be the laat one the party will ear* ml 1 in Vaw York. To he ?nre. oflimrt have been elect' i tad a Central Commute* appointed, bit tb* forma a*.I .rmcntf* bare all t?<en done ?way with and Koo? S 'h r rr 'rid, 11 u* 'i 1 Tff i"?o bundra.1 *ele(?te? pr ?eat, may ERA I. Ol thru. rrom.Beel mm, and . tn-y ?t j retuo .1 the b?; of that the Vnlon ticket w.U smep the s'tate. The Confluence was general. Early .n the evening the seceders held a nceeticg, but they kept their bueiness very private. THE PROCEEDINGS OP THE CONVENTION. S<HCJiM.Tat>1, Aug^t 33, 1830. The Convention wm tal ed at Anthony llall, aot.ce to that effect having been given by <ien?rat Snroggs to Jraso C Iktnn and others ..f the Bell-Everett O-unrnittee shortly before tweive o'clock. The delegate! at once repaired to the hall, where, at about a quarter to twelve, aomo hundred and twcniy dele gates wero assembled. Erastus Broiks, being recognized, was loudly applauded, hut declined an invitation to siieak. ("bar 1. a S. tlacooiber, of Bul'.alo, was called out, and raid the old line American* wero here in a body from Buf!Vlo,representing every Council in that city, to repudiate the attempted sale of the Amorluaus to the republican# by Gen. ccroggs. (Loud applause ) Three cheers were then given for Bell tn l Everett, three for Erastus Brooks, three tor Washington limit, and three for the Americans of Buffalo. At twelve o'clock Goner .1 Scxoooa called the Council1<> order. Bo raid:?Gentlemen, the time has arrived at which the American rtato Council til to meet. As this .a a secret Order, and partakes of a secret character, uono hut these belonging to tho order are permitted to be pro sent, or to take part in the proceedings. Accord lag to the constitution tbo proceedings are to be opened by prayer. Is there any clergymen present? (Laughter.) I nope the Council will |>a) a dt ocnt regard to the form of prater, what over tbmr action may be hereafter. Mr W I> MrRrnY, of Albany, suggestod that Rev. Mr Vedder a us pi eSun t Mr. Vtkcotr, of Albany?1 call the gentleman to order. He has no business to interrupt tho President gin his rein arks A Wine?Tho gentleman himself is out of order, then. The I'ttSMiULVt?If the Rev. Mr. Vodder is present, will 1m Btsass u ?>k forward? No rtsponge being mode, the I'raeuDsxr said:?There ai>|iears to be no clergy man present, and we must, there fere, dispense with prayer. The next business in order w II in- to hand :ii the credentials of delegates. The duty i?f examining the credentials and deoga.es will, I pre c.nif, devolve upon the presiding otlicer. He therefore ?' volves or delegates that duty on the following commit(.. ?James Dentils, of New York A Voir*?He's a republican, and biases. The I sicen>km continued?Slorgan I. Filkius. of Albany. Ij'i.d cries nf " He's a republican, too." l>oud hisses cries of No block republicans here," and m ir.h confusion. The Pkxnidsst (evidently excited)?Gentlemen, I shall act with lairi.esa and tm|*rll*lily. (laughter and groans.) I assure gentlemen 1 did not know what arc tho politics of the gentlemen 1 have named. A Voter?Then we will appoint men wo do know. (I-oud laugbtci and derisive groans.) The Pwmpkst?Now, gentlemen, 1 shall act fairly and n partially to all. You may groan and hiss as much as you like, but I trust proper decorum will be preserved let us all tie good tetujiervd. I see many bete present whom I know to be good tempered men, and.I tee no occa ion r?r excitement A Vo;rs?Then don't crowd black republicans on us. The J'r?mx.m continued to debate the power of the t'balr, holding that tbo President has the right to form the committee. Hon. (Ixoki.s Bkh.i S appealed from the decision of the thair. The PRwniKM refused to put the sppeal. N. It lean, of Jeff, rson, one of tho Vice Presidents, appeared m front ot lue President's seat, and put the question, and Hit drclston of the Chair was reversed. -ascX! Fi.MMo.xr> then moved a suspension of the rn'.ea, and the appointment if a Committee on Credentials. The I*r?ui>kst scam refused to put the mo tun. when, alter much roulurion, Joh* 1.. ktrrb got on the President s table and announced that Ovo hundred republicans were expected here in half an boor, and the obiect of the President was to delay until that aid arrived. He therefore was In favor of immediate action by the (onvrnlloo, and moved that the Vice Prosldent take the chat*. (oneiderable riot followed, the delegates crowding about Sr.roggs, who appeared cor.fbunded and mode no ro marks C. Mjo omrkr seconds! the motion. He was In favor M , oneu.'t .t.g H.c prosecil.ugK in Ftrict order; but when an outrase was attempted, no mutter how high in power he party attempting It might be, he thought the power of the majority should be resorted te to resent It. Much confusion again ensued, amidst which a request wa> mado to all"W the President to explain his position bet after some tlra* Jons I. Hi salt again urged ' bis motbui that the Qrst Vice 1'rcaident take tlto obalr j and put the quoation, which was carried by a large ma rnty. In accordance with the vote. General Presrott approached it>c chair, wben General tVrogg* r-.se, and shaking hands with Pr.wott, resigned the chair to him, amidst loud applause and much excitement General Amon H lbtmoorr, on taking the chair, said he hoped the Convention would be In order. There is now > i.o nc efsUy for < unfit* ioD, sad the Council nee. I be under i no excitement The I'KSRiMBiT?The Chair considers ths resolution now before the bou e entirely In order. ft la as follow? , Kctolvcd. that A. f Chandler. II A. T. iUuuatiuiy Harvey Smith, Wm. Forgate, James R. Thorn pern. Jivie C. I aim. N B lord and Wm. P Murphy bo appointed a iisimul'i' "C Credent.ala to eiamloe tli<' name .-mil report the name* at delegates entitled to aeat.s 10 the State 0 >un ell, ant the name* of pemona fir permanent officer* ot the Cumi il for the enauing year. Tt>u rcaolntlon was adopted unanimously, amidst ?p platire, I W Crang r, of Albany, we* appointed temporary Secretary, and J. K Avery, of "range, Sergeant at Arm* The credential* were theti handed in Joim fitt.vaiH aatd be eame here a* a delegate from the Ninth Ward Council In New York, lie had expected to ait with a body regularly constituted Tlie l>r-iM?i?IXk-s the delegate rise to make a mo i tlonf .1 ?*r? Prun*? Vo, I do not The I'treroriT?Ttien he la out of order Mr .1 t; McNi tt, of Albany eouuiy, ottered the follow log ? Whereat, ?!. A. Seropgg, Preeidcnl of tba Ama ricaii State Cornell, did call the Stale Council to inert at Schenectady on the 28th tnrt , and whereas, aald Council haa met pursuant to audi call; therefore, in order to rbow the public tbta ta an American Council and none other, Hcaolved, That ttoise peraona prrrenting credent :al? or otherwise rtaitning xeata in lh>a Council who are rept.bli ran* er men,tier* of other partiea Ire excluded from tak ing part in Urhata or taking arala la thia Convention (AppltUIC ) Mr C S IfaroMHxa suggested to lay the rraolutloo 00 the table until a permanent organ.nation waa effected Agreed to .unit* Hbxsi* again attempted to take the door, but *11 called to ord? r. A V V IW.rw e Ii/ At KinV tutlil mf'ifKIlt 1 on hlfl ir-arbed b.m tbat Mr. Iiranis was a republican olHea bolder. Mr fAmne?The charge .( false. Mil Ibe person making II it a tbhf atd liar Cream Bkhkk. of N<w York, deprecated tbe ijed tuch language. Md moved ibi iipniaionuf tbu parsua using tl from tbe room Arur tome excitement tbe matter wan parsed or<r. j On. Pea-rorr, In Ihe abseuce o( the Committee on Cra dentiais, men reportrrt |r> the Cnnar.it tbe acivtn of tbe 1 eon.miller of thirty two who had, In order to defeat tbe repjhlkan candidate* and promote tbe proapteta of the ' tea as af the BaUand iv<r. u irket, united w tb tbe f>.. gias tarty In an electoral ticket, with wbicb tbey in ti i.'.ed to carry tbe Mate strain*! factionalism It" had b-oo much canvassed la tbe taper* what these union * lector* were going to do fTi"/ were go.tig to bo eUo'ed in Ihe fret ptae- (I/nd ebeera ) In tbe neat t are, knowing the torn, be could pledge bim ell that when elected tbey would do all m Ureir power to uphold tbe cor.-titution and tbe laion, and weald do all fiuaeible to drfeat the sectional parte againal which lb< Ami r'rao* bad alwaya been arrayed loud apple ise, end thtet cbcera given for tbe union electoral tickrt. CitA*ia*v M.tonviian then addressed the Council on general political t'ptca. 1 **?tt ? lrnr* i was then railed out, and severely c >m mrnifd on tbeeourre of Hrrufgaaed Unrated, tbr ialtrr of abotn had been bought by a m acrabls ofl..ie at Iba ,ulate capital, while the former had betrayed I, party after enjoying a neb office to which be was ok* i?-l by Amert ran VoP e lb believed, wttb th'-r men, all that was baae ami sordid in the American party had gone forth, and tbe C urc.i was cw put hied (Loud rheers ) Mr Itrooki cent sued to rp* ?k at length in support of tbe principles and action of tbe Atnertcnn party. I. H I'tsnn, of Albany, alau addreeaed the Council at length. flic Comm Itee on Credentials reported the t ame* of the delegate* entitled to srala m tbe Convention, ISA Councils being represented. Tl?e report tu adopted, and tbe delegate* named ad milled to seal* Tbe fptwmilief alto repurtci tb<* follow mg officers fbr tbe etkting Jehf ? Prem/onf? asi'? If Prewrott, of Herkimer Tree /'tera/ew'?Jraae C I hum, of fcrla. ,V"TWgrv?Wilbam t>. M> rpby.of Albany. Ainrfopl Surrtary?C. A Mar -mber, of Krle TLc re fx rt waa adopted Md th? Oil leers naintd elected amidst it lid uhtira General I RV'Tr. In an appropriate speech, returned thanks f >r the honor conferred upon bim, and declared Vbe belle! 'bat tbe present meeting of tbe Council, altbo igh railed by tbe President for ui worthy motive*, would be round the Iwst movement evt r made in b?ha|f of the American party, m' would be felt in lite Increased I nton vita of tha State Il.? re marks were received with loud applau*e. 1 H rAW**- mi'ved tbe ar pout moot of a committee Of Allen as a Hab Committer for Ihe eoaulsp year Chr nod Tl.u following .Slate Committee was . ppolnted ? ira'tu* Brrxifcs, of New York. I H Parsons, h II Calhoun, C H Adams, of Alhaey Unify Pimo.oi nanHISMI h y Parana, <>f ' non-ray* n ?a-t M, of T*f? liirmn of I W. f'?i ka y r W.f.T,of >'? Vi.rH N B I of. of I A O. PRICK TWO CENTS. M Strong, of Monroe. Je??eC I>ann, ol Erie. Abel tsa\lib, of Schenectady. On niolioD, lh? name* of Harlow Hakes, of Stecben, and Hoo Geo Hii^b, ol New York, wero added to tho B.Bimilbf. J. 1. Rtkkr moved that the State Committee shall bavfl power to ooiivrhe (lie State Council, with exclusive power to grant ebat t< ra to newly organized Councils, to deter* n.u.e the regularity of all Counslls now In existent)*, and ? I <|ueattot e relating thereto; and u> U?s city of Nev* Yuk the General Cenimitlee, of wbicb A. 8. Jonas is Prs* ?> < nt, ?ball have lull and Una) power, subject to tho foregoing authority. H. Kedi Ttiat the. Ulcers or the State Council shall bO nietatM int officio for iwi j?.eea above mentlonsd. It* notvi .t, That this Wrn. il heartily endoras the action Ot \h? cmn me* ol thirty two, at Syracuse, ee I'nton i !o? u.rs ai.u pledge a united and hearty support to tbQ < 'Urtoral ticket prtew.Ud to 10 f>) I hem the resolution* were unanimously adopted. kMaPTra Ha i k.e rn.ived a ri K.i it ion pledging the StatS V u"n,LUVt ^PPorl ol Bell and Everett, and to I "V P?"tr to promote their election. Carried with acrlauiatmii. "adeki. Hsilstt, an enthur.asitc delegate, moved*, bat . e?|*irl,ei be ?< ut to Gov Hum and Ijeslie Combe ol ^"'.l!."|k, of ib# *clh>n of the _-WB-. naiM-u uaviDg tbe prlvlleM ta 4< r> fl arrf pav tor the riot patches. F 1 Nnasns l!?.K.im imn,,tu?i an official report of Lha pri.c*? dings bo published by the officers of the Coun^l Adopted, tinosr.s IIoktow, of New Yorlr, moved that the nom .catkin or support proper persons as oandiJatea vo be s .a. ported for Stale officers be referred to the State Comm ttce, with power. Carried. A letter from Ron well Grareg waa read Vo the County, urging support of the I'nlon candidates. On motion of C. R VUtonnsa, the State Committee was rmi-ow rrrd to tli the lime and place of the next meeting of the Council. The Council then adjourned, with three cheers for lha Union ticket. THE SCR0GC8 AMEBIC IN CMfEITIOT. Scn*>KTaDV, August 29,1H90. Gen Scrojgs and his friends met at the Ragle Bote!. About Rixtj Ave persona were present. No outsiders, ex* cepi the press, were admitted. A Committee on Credentials was appointed, also lbs following Committee on Resolutions:?Messrs. A. J. H, I'ugannc, J. W. Huested, P. Cantlne, Alanaon Welch, G, W. Johnson, J. M. Harris, R. C. Dorn and Nelson Beards* Icy. While the committee wor absent the meeting was addressed by Mr. Scrooos, who declared his adherence to American principles. He held, that as there were no distinctive American candidates In the Held for the offices of President and Vice President of the United States, any American was at liberty to support any candidate foe those others he chose Believing this, be (Boroggs) cbosa lo support Lincoln as being the nearest representative, ta his judgment, of American principles. As to the Stat* candidates he had hia own opinions, and aboull stata them at the proper time. He spoke at length on iba merits of the controversy, in regard to the onion with the Douglas men, expressing his opposition to such a coalition. Address** were also made by Samuel floughtaling, of New Y< rk. and .1. S Knbbins, of Albany. A. J. H. in iM.YM, of New York,from the Committee oa Resolutions, reported the following:? Whereas, duriug the past twelve months our Americaa party, bom or sincere patriotic impulse, and called into action by tbc paramount exigencies of the nation, has been brought into utter and deserved disrepulo through the machinations of Its corrupt membsrs in ooalltton with the demagogues of other parties; and whereas, the rteununt of our political organization, while representing no positive strength, is yet liable to bs misused for the hate purjKiacs ol trading politicians, who ware oooa prominent Americans, but who are now fhlleo vary low In ibe op nton of all who cherish tho American sentiment: and wheti as, the late shameless attempt at bargain ana sale of the American vote to a democratic faction sat la Sea os ihsi venal uien have been too much trusted; therefore, be it llrsolTrd, That it is due to our reputation ss honest citizt-ia to-tamp with our men tad rebate the wished end fraudulent (Tort to unite Ainericanltm with its Irreconcilable political and religion* en cm lea. Retolved, That we indignantly repudiate the action ol ?elf m> leii Amr-ruin editors, their coadjutor* and instruments, who ?eck through American support to revive and strengthen the slt.tkeu and dying Tammany democracy or tin* Slate. Resolved, That tbr action of the ao calle.1 Constitutional I n ion party in the State of New Yort la totally unworthy of our lutilidence and re*pect, that raid organization is i.intitule of all the rlementa that should characleriae la allby politaal organisation, and that the sole object of its itaaerr m this Slate is to secure their own agrandlaemeet and the auceeoa of the democratic party. The resolution* were unanimously adopted. Aijamo.v Wnni moved that the party return to tba original sysUm of eecreey andjiasa words. Vf*. Htiaaizv opposed the rfhtion to return to seoreey. The old avium ol granting charters and collecting fees boa been lound unnecessary. Not a secretary of the Order tiad been cbraeo wbo had not Wept all tbe money ha bad collected He neld alt were Americans In New York. There wan no repiblican party anywhere eioepl ts New York, and tbe republicans of New York had boon beaten whin \t'm 11 Seward was defeated at Chicago. He hat b<en beaten by Americans with Lincoln, who, If elected, wo ild li.rck Ibe republicans effectually on the bead. Tbo republicans are all core beaded in the State of New York, and only go Lincoln on < ompu'Moo Mr Wi leb's motion was withdrawn. M L. I'll si.\e, of ifflfsny. moved that the Convention for tbe nf.minallon of Slate officers be held at Albany oo Thursday. !> tober 26. Mr. Ktsi is, of Albany, seconded tbe motion. Tbe delegation Irom that city would pledge themselves that they ouutd control it. I am. Irwx.ra of wu V??U facnro.t th* calllns of m Stale Convention Mr. CiM M ppwcd tbc motion. If a h'lato Convention war called toey would have to nominate a straight tfket, ml that [ <>f of ilicm wished to do. He alro reared, it the Convent u wu caded, It would be controlled by tba name inllueLcee which controlled the American Council today. Mr Iit i a*** moved, aa a substitute, to appoint a committee of one Hum each Judicial district, empowered to call a Mate Convention, or art aa they may deem beet lor the interests of the American party. Mr Kan an hoped the substitute would not prevail. It would be raid that the committee waa waiting for bida to aril ont Mr. Hi i 'tvn opposed the calling of a Convent! m at Albany. H-- had a very bad opinion of the people of Albany, who had scot up fifty men here to control Ihd Amei Kan (Male Council. He thought tnat bad men wtrw plent.ful hi Albany. particularly when Uiey were advtied by ilie Ni w Vorl, Aisprnr gem ai s< iun.i.a suggested the foUowing aa a aubetitutd for Ibe whole.? Whereas, the American party haa no nominees for Preal><ei t aid \ it.' riceident, and wbervaa, It i* not deemed advisable to uom.nale as American State ticket, therefore, Resolved, That the Americans of this State he at liberty to vote as their judgment and consciences may die|?|f, The resolution was greeted with loudapplauae andcrca of "That's r gbt " The resolution was then adopted, after considerable oppoelticii from (iugenne, f'ilkins, Keeler and other Albany delegate* The follow.ng officers were then elected for the ensuing yew? Prrtidml? f.ustavuf Adolphus Scroggs Ffes Prtsi&ml?A J. B Dugasne. *rrefary?J. W Hnested. TrfHrurrr?W P. Bray ton. .t-WiwW*?Alonto Welch, Inuis Lnruaehury. Mr Cssn.vs moved that a Stale Committee be appointed, consisting of one from each Judicial distr.ct, with U>? | President ae chairman m rjficm Mr. Iiriur.vi mored to add, "and that should elrcum'tanr?s ar te which render It nn-vseary to call a Stale Coe tent ion line year, the state Committee shall have p<.wer to cab such Convention." tkith resolute ne were adopted. Mr Hi i-raj moved that when the Council adtoorn t bo s bfc't to the tall of the president and Secretary. Adopted. Ail-any was to gnated as the place of holding the neat en oalf'ooncil. President ?< wooes then briefly returned thanks to hie fr < nds for the firm, msolr manner ia which they had ?( ? d by blm to day He felt gratified that they sttlJ s i sta tied the nrsanlratKn as the Regular Amer.raa Hate Council. (Isold epplaure.) Si* iheera were gtvee for Prveldent Bcrogge, and thfi mt< lug im> hi*. Alter the ttttournniral of the Coascll, quite * urge a odleeee Mfeenhled "PP"? te RWen'a Hotel, where addruaertt ? r n.?<t> t.y Mm I Kyker. of Now York, and C. f. Met <Tnt?er, of Buflalo, whom remark* were roc* I red wiU? loud applauae. capec ially when ad*ocaling the support of the I ii ion ticket We*. Lrtrhrt'e Uplnlen on ikr Presidential Uneetlon. Ri.wwown, Vs., Auffnet 21, 1MO (loyeraor I-etrber publisher * letter, tUliof that as there la no hop* of auorten w th two democrat c w ngs, he will uabea tal.n|iy eupport Mr r*oi*lee. Philadelphia Democratic ? ongreealonal Yoiftlnatlone. rmuu.at.rou, Aiignrt 29,1M0. The ran" it democratic nominating eoarentlons htia hetn in ecetion to day, and there haa been ronaiderahlo em dement John Brodhend, President of the Chirden atid Atlantic Ha. roat), wae nominated fbr Oongr*s* hp the Sorted l>mUKd Onnvontlon John Kline rtnuglae te, wait nmcnaird In the Third district; *m Morgrn, DouglasIte, in I be Fourth dtalrirt and Win. K lehrr.au, rtonglaeIte, In the F.rat district Mr rior?nee wae hi* ch ef cc mprtltor. There haa bten no division in the Firet district, aa waa supi?osed would result from ibe defeat of Mr, Ftoresce. Illinois * uagrtttlnnal Inmlaallaw. Cm< ??io, Aogoai 2*, Robert M. Murray waa nominated *hr (Were** hy thfl 1 k moor a l ,c, t Vingroeiloaal OtTCDlloB for tin TV rd u* tr et, at Kaakike*, to day.