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VOL. VI.-No. 57.
PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, HLPTEMHEH 0, 13G6.
DOUBLE SHEET-THREE CENTS.
THE SCENES IN THE CITY
Opinions of the Demonstra
tion Last Night.
GOSSIP OP THE SALONS
IJliitTs oitlie Committees.
THE PROBABLE PLATFORM.
Tiit Impartial Stt.rr.;trt question.
CONGRESSIONAL PLAN TO BE
PROCEEDING S T O-D A Y.
More It CNoliitionN.
ivew ( KMrrri;i;s a.tihxtei).
AppcsiB of t.ie iGutBiern Loyal
ists to the People of the
Cnited Stales hi Faill.
Stc, Etc., Ktc, Etc., Etc., Ktc.
A Flood of Glory ami a ltln.c of Light.
11 is but once or twice in a lifetime tlint a
person is gratified with the siehf, of such a
scene as was presented by the streets of Phila
delphia last evening. Tbe Him h ad scarcely pet
ere the entire population of the city appeared
to have turned out en masse into Chesnut street,
and to be bent in one common direction. As
you jourxcyed towards broad ihe crowd became
denser and denser, until, in the neighborhood of
the Continental and Girard, it blocked up tbe
street Irom curb to curb, as well as tbe side
walks. From tuis point up to Broad tlicre were
but few bare spots to be seen. One would have
thought that tncie wa to be a speaker from
every window and balcony of the crowded
But if Chesnut street was crowded, Broad
street was packed, jammed, filled to ovcrllowliig
with humanity. Tbe crowd on this broad
thoroughfare extended all the way from Spring
Harden street to far below Walnut. At 8 o'clock
so densely packed wan the immediate neighbor
hood of tbe League House, thai it would eeein
to have been utterly impossible to get half-a-doKen
more men within a square of the placr.
And yet, after thi, the various Ward proces
sions, the "Boys in Bine," the "National Union
Club," the "Republican Invincibles," and the
'Herman Republican Club" arrived by thou
sands and found standing room.
The Sct'uc at tlie League House,
even before the arrival of any part of the pro
cession, was exceedingly animated; and when
the glare of ten thousand lanterns was added,
It was one that beggared all attempts at descrip
seription. The police on duty in the nighboihood of
the League House numbered full three hundred,
and even then the Lleuteumt was overheard
inquiring where he could find two or three wmi
who were not on other pressing duty.
In front of the entrance to the League Home
was seated Herr Herrmann, at the head of his
famous Satterlee Band, discoursing at times tue
National airs for the edification of the multi
tude. The multitude would have been glad
to render themselves somewhat more com
fortable by making a ra':d on the space occupied
by the band, were it not fur the interposition of
a cordon of policemen, one hundred strong,
who kept them within their proper bounds.
When the delegates to both branches of the
Convention arrived in procession from National
Hull, a few minutes alter 8 o'clock, they wro
marshalled Into the space in front of the police;
and then the assemblage was complete and
packed tn every part.
And this vast, surging multitude, the like of
which, in point of numbers and enthasia-iu,
has not been seen in Philadelphia for years past,
was remarkably good-nature I. They waited
long and patiently for the speakers to appear,
amusing themselves the while by cheering for
anything and anybody that was uppermost in
their minds, by stralnlnar back their necks to get
a view of the rockets which every now and then,
traced their fiery course through the datkness
above, and by demanding at the end of every
alternate minute, the presence of "old Beu
, Shortly after the various delegations were in
place, Charles Gibbons, Esq., the President of
Ube Union League Club ot Philadelphia, ap
peared ou the main stand, and announced as
the presiding officer over the vast assemblage
the Hon. Morton McMichaei. At tht9 the mul
titude gave Tent to their satisfaction in a pro-
i longed shout of welcome. When this had par
tially subsided, some one in the crowd cried out,
'Is thera any Mayor In Philadelphia V
The err was followed by shout of laughter.
M1 taken up (4 once oa all sides. "Where's Uw
Mayor!" "Where's the Mayor'" shouted men,
women, and children.
Thereupon his Honor stepped forward and
made his most graceful bow, exclaiming as he
did so: "Gentlcmpn, I am here!"
Again the welkin rang with a shout of satis
faction; nealn his Honor bowed; and again, this
time reversing his words, so that they savored
of a Scriptural twang, he es;lalmed:-"Yes, gen
tlemen, here am 1 1"
Through the courtesy of Mr. Secretary Seward,
the world has already learned that Mayor
McMichaei went fishing last week, in company
with Mr. Theodora Tllton, of the Jmirpendcnt.
That fishing excursion was a lucky hit tor his
Honor. It ha rendered his
"One of thn few, the Immortal names,
That were not born to die."
We give on our Inside pages a detailed ac
count of the proceedings at all the stands last
evening, including the speeches ot Generals
Butler, Scheuck, and others of the most eittcd
orators of the nntion. They will all well repay
Notwithstanding the multitude? that were on
the streets last evening.
The Si'cuc About the Hotel
were no less animated than on the previous
evenings. The various committees appointed
by the Southern Convention were still in ses
sion, and much speculation wascurreut respect
ins their probable action.
It was generally couceded, as we announced
in our fifth edition of yesterday, that the
friends of unconditional sutl'raae would find
themselves In the minority in the Convention.
A larae majority of the delegates were heartily
in tavor ol the measure when they first arrived
in town. But since then the anti-suffrage men
ot tuc Noi'.hern and Border States had been so
earnestly at work, that they s-tood a good chance
uf carrying the day in the end. A major .ty of
the Maryland. Wet Virginia, Kentucky, Ten
nessee, uud Missouri delegations are fully com
mitted against placing the Oallut in the hands
of the negro at t ho present time, their only
forcible argument being that it would cause the
deieat of the anti-Administration party in the
coming cicctionn. A majority of the delega
tion from Alabama and Arkansas have also
j ie). led to this election pressure, and with this
accession to their forces, it is almost certain
that the anti-r-utirage men will triumph. The
insult would have been entirely different if
Philadelphia had not, been crowded, during the
isirtintrs of the Convention, with politicians trom
every quarter of tiic North.
With the few to whom was revealed the
The Committee on llewolut Ioiik,
this probability oi the defeat of negro suffrage
in the Convention was rendered almost certain.
The first session of the Committee was held on
Tuesday alteruooa at 5 o'clock, ana lasted until
nearly midnight of the same nay.
Notuing was aecomplisln-d at this meeting,
except to ascertain the tact that an agreement
on the piut of the Committee was altogether out
oi the question. Yesterday morning, at nine
o'clock, the committee reassembled, and re
mained in session until half-past two o'clock in
the atternoon, with a like result. Last evening
at half-pasi seven the Committee held another
meeting, which ultimately resulted in a
Governor Fletcher, of Missouri, was the prin
cipal spokesman of the anti-suffrage members;
while Governor Hamilton, ot Texas, led the
other side. Ou the side of Hamilton were
arrayed Mr. Grilhu, of Alabama; Captain
Itrjant, of ueorgia; Mr. Hill, of Virginia; Mr.
Duiant, of Louisiana; and Dr. Boyce, of the
District of Columbia.
The Hon. A. it. Jones, of North Carolina, and
Colonel O. li. Hart, oi Florida, whose final
nc.iicu had nrevioiiblv been involved in some
aoubt, by this time were understood to be J
against placinc tue Danoi in tuu nanas or the
l egro. All ihe other members ot the Committee,
uiiie in number, were on the same side ot tbe
question, and di'termiued upon yield mi? nothing
to their adversaries. After the matters befoie
the Committee had received a lather sto.-my dis
cussion, Governor Hamilton and Mr. Giitiiu,
lindimr that it was utterly impossible for them
to agree with the majority, bundled up their
papers and left the comiuittee-room at 10 o'clock
in tr.e evening.
Governoi Hamilton then commenced the pre
Duration of a report embodying ihe views of the
minority, while the majority were left to perfect
their own resolutions as best suited themselves.
It Is barely possible that the tide may yet turn
in favor of negro sutlrage, but with the present
odds against it, its deteat in the Convention is
assured, whether the vote is taken by States, bv
Congressional districts, or by delegates.
THE PROCEEDINGS OF TO-DAY.
The Convention was called to order at 1040
A. M., with ex-Attorney-General Speed, the
President, in t he Chair.
The Key. Dr. Kadal, Chaplain of the Convention,
delivered the tallowing
Almishtv God, our heavenly Father, we are Tby
people aud'the sheep ot Ihv pasturage. Xnoj art
the Itnler ot iho universe, as l'hou aitjtbe Creator of
all tump. We lUBgnitv Thy greatness lor Thy
noodue- towards the ciulareu of men. We aro
hero leathered to dultoera e upon the allairs of tao
nation, and now we need special Divine guidance.
Lead us with wiBrtom lrom on high, full ot goodness
and mercy. We bless Thee that we w ho were not a
pvop.o have been made a peopfe. and a great people
We tl.aiik Thee, especially, for the hi-tory which
we have been enabled to make in the pat two years.
We thank Thee that the liebel.iou bus been laid low
in the dust, and pray there it may remain. We pray
dee that the President ot the United states may be
b es-ed with 1 by spirit, ana be led into harmony
with tbe loyal men of the nation.
Wo ask J hy blessing upon the thousands who
hare bad their bob ved massacred in tho bloody con
test. We now, O Lord, commit oar nation into
Thy hundl; we pray thai the victories won may not
he lost by legislative acts; we pray Thee to reward
abunduutly with great prosperity all who have suf
fered arnonir the rocks of the uioxntuins, toroed into
bluing by the strong hand ot Kebel power; we prav
'ihv blessing upon oar deliberation, in the name of
our Lord and baviour. Amen.
Coinmnultntloua from Vurlons Sources
a communication was presented fiom tbe Court,
nental Hotel, signed bv Governor I'aircliild, oi Wis
consin, cordially sympathizing with the Convention
lu us great work.
A communication trom Syracuse, r. i ., sympa
thizing with the Conveution in Its having a new
persecution, by Andrew Johnson's policy being
tu instituted for ihe Kehclltou of the Southern States.
A committee of fire was appointed to meet the
contingent expenses ot tbe Convention.
A resolution to appoint a committee of five to
draft an address to tbe ttoutuern people was referred
to the Committee on Resolutions.
Mr. Binvhain, ot Alabama, moved fust the United
Mates bavin, it U alleged been defrauded of the
value ot cotton seizure, with the knowledge, it is
aid, of the former Secretary of tbe Treasury, an In
vestigation be demanded.
JUs insolation was referred.
Response to the City's Welcome.
(uncial Hammond, Chairman of the committee
to letuin thanks to the city ot 1'hnndelphiS lorthe
lecei tien tendered declared tho resolutions of wel
come are worthy ot this rreat city and loval peoplo,
th ii n which no big' er prafre ooo d be trivcu It was
worthy ot the city that, throughout the entire vat,
had civn in treasures and its peopie by thonanjs
to carry on the war.
The ( ctnml t e lender d the heartfelt thank of
the Convention to tho mumcioal authorities tor the'
ho' ors done them.
Mr C.W.Butts, or Virginia, moved that the
voi es upon resolutions should ce taken bv Mates,
according to its apportionment In tao ilounool Ko
presents' i ves.
f Ion. Jonn Minor Botts, temporary Chairman,
mri'estcd that the addies to be presented should
berrsd. snd ii no objection existed it should bo
adopted unanimously If anv objection occurp d,
ihe voting thereupon should b suspended until ihe
manner of adoption was agreed upon.
'1 his statement gave ercat satisfaction to the dele
gates of ihe Convention
Hon. John A. J. Crcswell, of Maryland, Chair
man of the Committee on Address and author ol luo
address, then aiu :
"1 herewith present tho address sdopted unani
mously by tho Con mi toe on Ad jress " ( Appiauso )
Mr. Creswoil. at the request ot ihe Chairman,
then scendoo the platto m. and procoedod to read
the following addrrs. dnifng which he wns repeat
edly Inierrnpt'vi by the most vooitero.is applause:
til' I lie I.oyal Men of the South to their
Felfo w-t'ltl.en of the Culled States.
The representatives oi cltht millions ot American clti
zen apiieal lor pn.tectlun and pistlce to tlielr IliemU
ami brothers In the fstu e that have been n.mved the
cruelties ot hebelliin.aml the direct ho rorsul civil war.
Here on the spot whers freedom was prollcrml anil
nleci"e1 by tbe lathers oi tho Kepublic wc implore
j mi r help asnlnst a reorvatilzoa oppression, whoso soie
object is to renin the control of our aestlniu to the
contrivers oi the Rebellion alter thev have be"ii vn-nul-lii'd
in honorable buttle thus at oaee to punish us
lor our devot on to our cmintiv, and to Intrench thoru
n Ives In the official Inrtltica'luns of the (iovernnicnt.
others have re ated the ihrlliltiK story ot our wrongs
from readmit ai d olxe rvation. Wo come betore you as
nm haiienr d witnesses, and speak irom personal now
leilvooursad experience, If you ful, us. we aro more
iiticrly deserted and betrated than II the contest ot
arms ad been decided avaiust us; lor In that ease even
victorious slavery would have found prolit In the speedy
par, Ion ol those who bad been anionic lis bravest Iocs.
I nexpecti d ueiliilv in the behest u a e ot the lvern
mint, accidentally tilled by one who adds crueitv to
Ingratitude and loruives tho tiulltv as be proscrllvs tue
innocent bus h luiu ateil lh almost extinguished re
vi i, we oi the oeuti n consplrutors; and now the Hcuels
viio nbered to viebl every h.nti to save their own lives
ure seeklnit to coiikm us to bloody graves
Where we exnected a benefactor we And a p rHecutor.
Hiivlnx lost our ch, uipion we return to vou, who can
make i rcsl oi ts and , unish traitor?
Our Iiihi hone, uuiler (.oil. Is in the unity and firmness
ol t.ie Mates 'hat ekctcd Abialium Linco.a and dcuated
Tlie best statement of our case Ii ihe apnallintr. yet
tineoncclous con e slon o, Andrew Johnson who, lu
stvaae haired o bis own roe rd proclaims his put pose
to c oilie our millions ol tnii ort with tbe power to iiu
po erlsh and drgr.ule evbt millions oi loval men.
fur wroius brat alike iidoii an races, and our tyrants,
niu necked by you. will award tfce sawo lute to wnito
V e can remain as wo aro on'y as inreriors and victims.
Wemuv Hy irom our homes; imtwv shou d tear to
trust our fu'e with those w ho attcr deaonnclne and do
eat.nR ttesson ictuse l 10 rl-du those who nad bravely
a- iioil tht in In tbe tood r oi'i.
'lill we are whoi.y r-scued tbere is neither peace lor
J ou nor proFperltv lor ns.
cannot better define at once our wrongs and our
warns ilinn bv ileeluring fiat sinoe Andrew .lohnson
ainliatpil with his curly slandcrcr-i and our coostant
enemies his hand lias I .run luld heavily u ion cverv
etirnest lo.yalisi in the .South History, the just judgment
oi ihel'reHcnt and the certain combination oi the Fu
ture, invite and command us to dee. are :
i liHt alter reje' tinK his own remedies for restoring
tho Union he has resorted to the weapons of traitors to
bruise und huut dow n patriots.
'i bat. atter declaring tuut none hut the lova' r-bonM
tnvern tbe recousttuctod 'Somh. he has practised upon
the maxim that none but tr-ltois snail rule.
lhai, wlilie In tlie or.hliO has removed conseien
tioiis nicnlr ni on ce and lll'ed ninn ol too vacancies
with tlie s.vmpaihiers oi treason in tho eouth liu bus
len cved tbo proved and trusted patriot, and sole -led
the equally proved and convicted traitor.
'1 bat, alter brave meu who bad fought for the old Aug
have been nominated lor positions, ibeir names have
been rei alb'd and avowed Rbeis substituted.
'I hut every original Unionis: In the cou b who stands
fast to A nilrew .lohuson's covenants lrom 1HU1 to lo.'
bus heen o trucioo.
llii. the biui corrupted tho iocs' ('nuns hy offering
premiums lor dellanuo oi ilie laws ol Congress and by
openly discouraging the observance of the oath sgdin.t
Thin, while rcftisirg to nunish one single conspicuous
traitor, thou.'h thousands bad earned tbe peunl.y of
death, more than a thousand of devoted tin Ion citizens
buve been murdered in co d lnood since the surrender
of Lee. uno in no case have their ussussins boon brought
'I hat he bus pardoned some of the worst of the Hebel
criminals, .orth and Houth, Including some who have
taken human iile under circuuiitances ot uupara.luled
That, while denouncing tnd fettering the operations
of the Freedmcu's bureau, tie. with a mil itnowlodgu of
the lalschood, has cbargod Uiat tbe hiack men are
lazy and rebe'lious, and lias concealed the lact that
more wbbes than blacks nave been pro tec .ed and led
by i hat noble oranlaiion; and that, wulie declaring
tiiat It was corrupuy mnnageu ami expensive t tho
(.oven toeni, ue nos coeniveu at a system oi protligucy
in ti e use of the pub lo patronage and public money
wholly w Iti.out a parallel, save w ben the traitors bank
ringed tho treasury, and sought to disorganize and
sca ler tl.e nrmv and the navy only to make it more
easy to capture and destroy the Government.
'1 hat, while declaring against tbe Injustice or leaving
eleven (states uurepicseu'ed. lie has lei used to authorize
tbe lllieia. plnn of v ongress. Simply because it recognizes
the lovul mulority, auu refuses to perpetuate ihe traitor
That In every Htate south of Mason and Dixon's line,
his 4 policy1' has wrought the most deploraole conae
(juenees. social, moral, and political.
It bas emboldened returned Jtehels to threaten civil
war in JJaiy land, Allssourl, Hen Virulnla. and Tennes
see, unlets the putrlots who saved and scaled ibeso
8 ates to the old flag surrender before tbuir arrogant de
uinnds. It has corrupted high State officials, eleoted by Union
men. and sworn to eni 'rce tbo laws against return e J
Kcbels, and made thorn the mere UiStrumnts of the
authors ot the Rebellion.
It lias encouraged a new alienation between the sec
tions, and by Imuedlng emigration to the South has
erected formidable barriers against free and Irlendlr
Intercouise with our countrymen In th i .Noith and the
It has allowed the Kobe! soldiery to persecute the
teachers ot the colored schools, and to burn th. ohurchea
in which the treedmen have worshipped the living God.
iba.asvstem id barbarous should have culminated
tn the frluhtlui riot at Mump tils, and the still more up
palhng matsacte at New Or cans was as natural as
itct. a bloody warsbou d flow lrom tho teachings oijobn
C. Calhoun and Jeifersou I avis.
f ndrew Johnson is responsible tor ail these nnspaak
able crimes and crue ties. Aa he provoked, so he ju, ti
lled and uppiuuda them.
hendlng his agents and emissaries into this refined and
PuiriotiC uietrono is, to insist uuon making his reck ess
Po icy a tost upon a I hristlan peonle he lorgot that the
pro eeuoii extendi d to the 14th of Auuu.it Convention
fu 1'liilHilelphia was not only denied to ihe free people
o Mew Orleans on the 311th ol July, when they assem
bled to niscussho beat to protect themselves, but do
Uied amidst tbe ulauuhtcr of hundreds ol Innocent meu.
No page in the record ot his recent outraaei upoo hu
n.it n Justice and f'onstlfutlonal law Is more revo ting,
lin n that which convicts him of refusing to arrest the
preparations for i hat savage carnival, and not only of
reluung to punish its authors, out of toiling to tbow
i he (in illy responsibility upon the unoffending and Inno
. he Iniaiuuted trart that atood ready to crush his
ow n people In Tennessee when they were struggling to
nininta n a government erected by himself against his
and their traitor persecutors, was even mnro eager to
illustrate bis aavaue pulley bv olotbing with tho most
despotic power the ImiienlU'UtSaud revengeful Hebe. a oi
t v Or cans.
,oiwiis'.anAing this beartlosg desertion and cruol
pneecu'tnu t y Andrew Johnson, in the ntatet of SI s
houri Kentucky, '1 eonessee. West Virginia, Marvlmid,
and Delaware, Democratic Kepuhllcan prlncinles
principles which Ibe lathers of the Kepub lc designed lor
all America are now making determined butt e with
the oligarchical enemies of free constitutional govern
ment: and bv tbe blessing of Uod thee Mates will
soon rangu themselves In Hue with the former free
Mutes, and Illustrate the wisdom and beneficence ot the
great charter ot American liberty by their increasing
pouulation. wealth, and prosperity.
Ip the remaining ten htates, the seeds of dinarchy
p anted In the Constitution br its s overv features havg
prown to be a monster power. Recognition thus wrunt,
lrom ihe reluctant i miners or that great Instrument
enabled these Mates to intrench themselves bohlud the
perverted doctrine of State rights and sheltered by a
claim ot constitutional obligation to mulntaln slaverv in
tbe Btates, prebented to the American Government 'the
alternatives of oligarchy with slavery) or, democratic
republican covernmeiits without siuverv.
A lorbeanug Government, bowing to a supposed eon
stitutional behest, acquiesced In tbe torrrer alternative
'1 he band of the Government was atayed lor eighty
vears. 'ihe principles ot constitutional liberty lan
guished for want of governmental support Oligarchy
matured Its powr with subtle design. Its history, for
eigbtv years la leplete with unparaliolel 'lnluries and
usurpations " It aeveloried oni the agricultural locall
Ilea geographically distinct from the iree labor locali
ties, and less than one third the whole with African
alavea It held lour m'lilons ot human beings as thai
U 1$. yet made them the basis of onlitst representative
power for themselves In Federal and Htate Governments
to maintain their enslavement.
Ittxelaiea millions of free white laborer from the
richest ssrlcBiturai lauds of lbs wend, forced tUeui
1o remain Inactive and nnomductlve. on tbe mineral,
iiiunuiacturmg, and lumner loealliies comprising two
tbiiasof tbe whole oiith, in square ml es and real nn
sereli ped alih-siron y because tliesc lociiities weri
cgrloul urollv ieo pool f ,r slave lab ,r
Comlemned them to agriculture, on th's nnagri
cultural tfrrltorv and consigned them to oioiliina
iciioniiii e and povertv-by denringcap tal and strangling
Jt ftpM ed the capital, energy, will, and of tbe
res Minus from the ircc-laho' locall les? by unmitl
tated intolerance and procii"tlon :hm uarilng
the approaches to lhelr slava domain against D'mo
tra Statute bonks rouned unle' despotic laws against uo
lawnil and it.snrrictli nary e.emh lest aimed lit the
onstltutlonai Kuaraniee o- tberivht to waceably es
se nib, e ond peilth n for redre ol grlovnt e..
it pro-crihed democrat id literature as incondlarv.
it nnl Ifled it e constitutions! Riiarnntees of irerlotn
Of speed and tbe press.
It deprived citizen ol the olher states ot the "privi
teees and Immunities' m these state', an injuiv ana
iisuroation alike unjust to Northern citizens, and de
structive ol the best intero'ts or the Mtates themse.ves.
Alarmed at the progress ot democracy, in the face of
every discouragement, at last It sought Immunity by
secession and war
'I be heart sickens with the eontemolatton ot the fonr
yeaistliat lollMwcd-iorced loans. Inipre-smen s, con
scriptions with bloodhound and bayonet, murder of
aged Union men who had long since laid aside tbe m
tilrments of Isbor, but bad been summoned anew to the
field by the conscription o their sons, to support chtl
tiren und trandchlidren.rednceil trom comtor o theverge
oi starvation; ihe slaughter oi noble vouths. tt pes ot
obvsiesl manhood lorced into nn nnholv wr With
those with whom tney were Identified by every Interest :
long monthsof lncrcera,lon in Kehe bastlles baulib
ment from homes and hearthstones are bu. a partial
recital ot the long catslogue ot horrors.
but I f mocracy, North and touth combined, deleated
thorn. They lost What did they los? 1 Tho raaso ot
oligarchy f They lost African slavery by name onlv.
Moon as the tocsin ol war ceased soon as 'he e.la g 'it
arms was husiieii 'hev raise tlie cry of !mnie,liat
admission," and with tha wa.churord seek to organize
under new lorms, a contest to porpctaate their unbri
They rehabilitate their sweeping control of ail local
and ts?at organizations Tho Federal Kxecutive. easl y
seduced yle ds a willing obedience to his n'dmaitets.
Aided by his unscrupulous disregard ot Constitution
and laws, bv hla merciless proscr ption or true demo
cratic opinion, and by all his appliances ot despotic
power tbev now delimit y enter the lists In the loval
Sor b, and seek to wring lrom Ireeuien an endorsement
ol their wicked designs.
Kvery loul agency is at work tosrcompllshthis result.
Kulsely profeHslug to assent to the obo irlon of s aver,-,
they are contriving lo continue Its detestable power,
bv legislative acts against pretended vagrant Thev
know that any lorm oi servitude will answer their
unholy purpose- They pronounce the tonr years' war u
hrl Hunt sword scene in the great re.olutlonarvdraun.
1 roscr ptive public sentiment Holds n'ub carnival,
ami. proliting by the example o' tbe Presidential pilgrim,
I .realties out threuteriinris and s aughter axainst loval v,
ignores and denounces all legal res taluls and assails
wlih ihe tonuue oi malignant sunder tue coustjtutlou
u!l chosen representatives ol tne people.
'l o s ill the voice of liberty dnnverous e'one to tv
r, lit midnight conflagrations, asassinntlons and mur
ders tn open day, aro called to their nld A ro.'gn of
tenor tnrougli a 1 these ten -tales uiukns lova ty s and
siliut in tl.e presence of "reason or whisper in hatol
bretilli. Mrong men hesits e opcnlv o s'enl; tor liberty,
uud decline to u tend a Co.iven Ion a: l'hlladnlpliia, fur
feur of destruo ion
iiut a l Soulhern men are not yet awed into sarnnis
pn n to treason ; and we have a-senib:ci' from all these
Hmtcs, oiitermined that hhertywlicn opdangered shuil
ilnd a niouihoiece, und that Mho r-ovennneii ot the
pro,ile, by tho poonle for tho people, sha I not perish
from the ear h." We aro nere to consult touetner how
beft o piovhle lor a tTnion of tru v Republican (States;
to seek to relume thirty six star on he old flag.
Me are here to gee that, ten ol these stars are not
cruqu-b d't paling tbeir Ineffectual Ures beneath the
ploom sno darkness ot o Igarch ea tvranny and oppres
sion. We ish tuem to be bill lant stars; emblems ot
const'tu' tonal iisertv; tli teilng ones si.arkllng with
the I'le i?1n Inv prinef p es ol tbo model republic I fitting
aiiormmnts of the glorious banner of f eedom
tmr lat snd my hoD-t is in the unity an 1 forti uile
oi the loval people of America in the support and vtnill
cat.on ot lite Iblrty ninth Congress ana in tho election
ot a controlling Unlou mu.i ritv lu the succeeding or
l'-rielli t onrgess.
IV leletlio new aitlc'e amending the National Consti
tution inters Ihe most llheral conditions to to authors
Oi the Rebo Hon, and doos notcomoup to the m lux ure
o' our expectations we bePevo its ratulcation won d bo
the commencement oi a complete und lastiutf protection
lo nil our peoples and i here oie we ao ent it as the beHt
present remedy, and aopeol to our hro tiers and friends
in the orth and West to mol;o it their watcbwoid in
tlie coming elections.
Tim tokeas are auspicious of overwheming succes?.
I owever lit 'e tho verdict of the ballot bos ma ailect
ilie reck ess man In tho Pro-ideiitiul chair we cannot
doubt that the traitors and sympathizers he has en
couruged will recognlzo the verdict as the sntes. Indi
ciitlon tlint the mlghtv oowor which erushod the Rebel
I ion Is stl 1 alive. od that those wbo attempted to op
pose or deiy It will do so at the risk of their own de
Our confidence In tho overrullnr; providence ot Oo l
prompts tho prediction and intensities the belief that
when this warning is "Utllclont v taught to these mls
gul'led and reckless men, the liberate l mUlto as Oi the
rebellious tsou h will be proffered those rights an l h-in-cbl-es
which may be nece,sttry to adjust and sett'e this
mighty con'tovercy In the spirit ot the most enlarged
snd Christian philanthropy.
i.lokok W. I'Ast'iiAL. of Texas, Chnlrainn
R.O. SlDNBT 01 Mississippi.
John H Atkinson of West Virginia.
John A. Amikkoiok. of Delaware.
A. W. Hawkins, ot Tennessee.
Sami f.l Knox, ot Missouri.
Wriuht R Fisu of Louisiana.
Ahltos J. Kafpold of Alaoaina.
I'HiLil titASi;ii. of Florida.
I). R. GoouLOK, of Noith Carolina.
li. C. F iBNKV of District of Columbia.
John A. J. Creswidm. oi Maryland.
. W. AsiiuuaN, oi Georgia.
Continued its our tuxt edition.)
T1IK UllKAT TltOTTIXii MATCH.
"Dexter" the Winner in Three Straiirht Heats
Kis Owner Shot Dead by His Mistress.
C'hicai.o. September 5. The irreat trotting
mutch for a purse of If 1000 to best horse and
SIlOO to eecoud best, mile heats, best three in
five, to harness, raine off at Driving; I'jrk this
atternoon, and was witnessed by at least OUOO
Major-General Meade made his uppearinee
upon the judges' stand, and was voeifcrou;lv
rlieered. a compliment that was acknowledged
by the tJenerat in a brief ard very clever speech.
The attendance would undoubtedly have been
much lareer but for the fact that (Jeorge Tru
nell, principal owner ot Dexter, was snot dead
hv his mi.strees last night, and a rumor had been
rit) that the race would be postponed.
Butler had been entered for this race, but was
withdrawn for the purpose of reserving bis
Mreneth tor next Saturday, when Dexter,
l'atchen. Jr., aud himseli will go to saddle tor a
liberal purse; amount not yet announced.
Yesterday's rain left tne track a trifle heavv,
ceitainly not more than two or three seconds
l'atchen drew the pole, and an even start was
etl'i ctcd on the first trial. At t he quarter pole
Devter went off his feet, uud Patcheu put two
good leneths between tnem.
Dexter im-taut.ly recovered himself, and made
a Leautiful burst, lapping l'atchen at the second
qtiurter, putting in at the last quatter, aud
ci'ininar in at the score three lengths ahead. Time,
Tile Fpeetators hissed when the time was
announced, being irreatly disappointed In the
second heat Dexier took the lead, and kept it
all the way around, making a splendid flash
during the home stretch, and coming in a
doen lenet ha ahead of Pa'cheu. Time, i"Ui.
The third heat was much like the second.
Dextor, a length behind at the start, quickly
passed Patchen, and came in eight fenffths
ahead. Tin e, 2-28. "
Court of Quarter Sessions Judge Ludlow.
John Colwm was convicted oi a charge of assault
aud battery upon William Judd, a mors child.
(jeorre Kutz, John bchulor, Gottieib Young, snd
Christopher Whito were charged with committing
an assault and battery upon AntoinejK uuinort.
It, was a row that occurred between the members
o a tiprman society, cabed the "Night Templars "
The hall in which tins society met was owuod by
Kemmert, below was a lager boor saloon, kept bv
tho same man. from wbicb the society was supplied
withering. Jt eeoius that the Secretary and so mo
other members engaged anolhor hull on Third snd
lirown streets, wiibout reporting to tbe President
On the nirhtol tho8d of July they went to the
hall in w blob tho Society had met, and proeeeded to
pull down the property tor removal. Tue Presi
dent objected ad interfered. A fight ensued, in
which the President was hurt and the property
Tbe defendants were also charged with larceny lu
attempting to take sway the property, and of mali
cious mischief in breaking It. On trial.
The C.lasgow authorities propose to expend
1,250,000 in buylug up the worst parts ot the
city aud improving it.
THI I.P EDITION
STEPE-i mm DOW
I TV MEMOKIAM.
RORUMENT TO THE "LITTLE GIANT"
jLiiyiutr tlie CorcrHtoiit'.
A GRAND MILITARY AND
UTasonic Knights Templar and
PlvESlDENT JOHNSON AND HIS
The Ceremonies To-day.
Eti-., Vtc, E.t
EXc, Etc., lOt.c.
l-l Vl lAL I KseATCrEf lOIDE. EVL.NJKU TFI.TiO !lA."fI.
Ffrt l:sjat(.li .
r.irAofi. September . At sn early haur ihis?
nHirning our streets were alive wiih people seear
ing nositiout to witnes-- the parade. The civic
and military bodies are forcing here and tbere,
and 'muds ate playing in all dire tions. The
sti'i'et in frou: of tfce "?herm".n House is crowded
with people, .all scxious to 5: a gli rpe of' tb-j
P) -idnnt aud pr-rty.
A (he reeeptiou last liijut at the Sherman
Ho'-jse, when (-ran. w: s introduced tho eutli'.i
siasni wa unbiundfd, nud l arr xgut met with
rh -ame honors. Th crowd in front of the
hoto, which ww brilliantly Illuminated, was
fully equal to that in trout of the Continental,
when Mr. Johuion addressed the citizens ot
Philadelphia. The noise and excitement were
s-o great last night that the speakers could
nut be heard. Many persons were Injured
in the crowd, an i any number of women fainted.
Thj Knights Templar o? the Free Masons,
dreiel in f ill suits of black, with three cor
nrvd military cap-:, aut white leathers, and
white leather bands and belts, are the observed
oi pll observers this morning, ami will, with the
Cnieago Zouaves, be the feature of the proces
sion. Thousands are wending their way to Col
lese Grove to secure places to witness the cor
ii'r stone laying.
The following-named gentlemen (Commutes
o: Hecepiou), accompany tha President and
Cabinet to College Grove Cemetery:
Hi chard J Oglcsby, Governor; William Pross.
Liouleuaut-Goveriior; l.yina.i 1'rumbu I, IT. .
Senator; Kichard Yates. U. S Senator; John Went
woith, M.tJ , K. I! vvasnburne, M. V., E C Inwr
soll, ii. C, H. P. li. Kromwel , M C, 1. W. Koss,
Al. C, 8. h. llarsball, XL. C, A. J. Kuykendali, M.
i: , J. F. Karusworth, M . t;., A. C. Harding, U.. V ,
H (J. Cook, Al. C, S.M. Cullom, M. C, Anhony
Ihonton, il. C, A. C. Uosiug, P. II. Smith, E,q ,
r. I . Munu, Charles Kaudolph, Cl nton Knggi,
Henry Clreeneuau o, Uenerul Osborn, J ndge 1 ue.uas
llruinmond, J. U. Wooj worth, O N. Ho don, fc,. U.
alct'sgg, tsq , W. II Broyn. Jehu Bakor. 41. C. h
W . Mou ton, H. C, Hon Leonard iweat, Hon. I
N. Arnold, L V. Itoone. Wou. J V. .Scainmon. J
V. Doie, Judge K. Van Buren, M.C tttearu, M. D
ogtion, Vtq., B O. laylor, Ksq , 1) Kreigh, H, O.
Colvin, Bon. J. B. Rice, U-msral Maun.
trustees ot Douglas Monument Association Prof.
J. lSurronfhs, Soo Julian Kumsey, J. R Jodim.
Hon. p. f. Sherman, C. S. Wicker, Colonel It, M.
EUR, O 11.
y Atlantic Sutojarine Telegraph Cable.
Prussian Army for the Rhine Frontier The
Hesse-Darmstadt Peace Treaty and Fruvian
Gain Italy and Austria in Feaceful
Conference The Reinforcements
for Canada- The Markets
i.nd Marine Reports,
Etc. Etc. Etc.
Troop for Caaadawlb Improved Arm a.
T nvniu Con , .,m V, J TllA l i ft , I li i. I.n.nj
which have been ordered as reinforcements to
tne army in uanaua. are to oe armea wita
An Army tor the Rhine Frontier.
Eeklu, September 4. A Prussian army corps,
numbering sixty thousand men, has been
ordered to the Rhine frontier.
Wanting the ''Duurlerbcrg."
The Prussian Government, I am Informed, is
already In treaty for tho purchase of the Ameri
can iron-clad war-vessel, the Vunderbenj, no
being completed at New fork.
Peace with Hcsse-Darinutadt.
Prussia slened a (reaty of peace with Hesse
Darmstadt on the 3d of September. The Gov
veinment has secured the cessfon of some of the
northern portion of hesse. Hesse has also to
pay three millions ot florins as war expenses.
IIomburK to Prussia.
The town of Hombunr, In the province of
Upper Hesse, situate on tho river Ohm, north
east from Gicssen, is also given to Prussia by
the Hesse-Darmstadt treaty.
Baron Werther is named Under-Secretary of
Foreign Affairs of Prussis.
Count Gothez, Prussian Envoy in Paris, is to
represent King William at the Court of Vienna.
Change ot Mlnlater In Parla.
Vienna, September 4. Prince Metternich,
Austrian Minister at the Court of France, bas
been recalled. Ills successor has not been
named ytt i
An Italo-Auatrlan Conference.
London, September 6 Evening. The first
official conference for the establishment ot peace
between Italy and Austria was held at Vienna
on tho 3d inst. The draft of some of the article
of the treaty was signed, and the arrangement
tor the transfer ol Vcnetia between Austria ani
France to Italy, and the evacuation of the
Quadrilateral by the Austr.ans, are in progress.
Financial and Commercial Intelligence.
London, September 6 Evening Consols were
quoted at tbe cioso at 84) J for mono.
The clot In g prloos for American securities are as
fo lows: United Wiates Five-twenties 73. Erio
Hallway shares. 46. Illinois Central shares, 7f.
hiVKRPooL, Soptemoor 6 Evening. Tbe cotton
muikot is dull, and pr.oes have deo inrd a Quarter of
a prunt per pound. Ihe sales to-day were KOOO bales.
Al, doling nnianiis are quotei 13d. per pound.
1 he breadstuff1" market is tirmer.
'Ihe tallow market is acuvo, but prices are without
Nashville, September 0. There were two
new cases of cholera reported to tho Board of
Health in the twenty-four hours ending at 7 P.
M. to-day, and no death. A fire occurred this
evening at the house of Orr t Brothers. The
stock, consisting mostly of liquors, is a total
loss. The tire communicated to the adjoining
buildings occupied by Wing & Co., grocers, and
to tho stables of the Nashville Transfer Com
pany, both of which weie destroyed. The en
tire loss is $100,000, ou which there is an inur
ance of $40,000.
Fire in Providence.
Provipence, R. I., September 6. The Union
Worsted Works, formerly known a Sehroder's
print works, lu Smilhlield, live miles from this
city, were destroyed by fire early this morning.
They were owned by William F. and Frederick
C. Sayles. The loss is $140,000, with an in
surance of $80,000. The tiro was caused by the
ignition of some impthn.
Detroit, September ii. The Democratic Stale
Convention assembled in this citv has eudorsed
the nominations for State ouicers made yoster
day by the Nntional Union Convention, and has
recommended the Democracy of Michigan to
co-operate with the supporters of said National
Portland, September C Th? steamer JUju
ktlo); while goiug out of the harbor last night,
ran on a rock near Portland Lit'ht. She re
turned to-day, half full of water.
FINANCE AN i) C03131EKCE.
Ofmce of the Kvknino Telegraph,
Thursday, September 0, 1800. (
Tho Stock Market opened very dull this
morniner, and prices were unsettled and drooping.
In Government bonds there w is rather more
doinir. New 5-20s sold at 103, a decline of J;
(is ot 1881 at 111$, a slight decliue; 10 -40s at
083, no change; and 7"30s at 10.r4(?SlOlj for June
and August, a decline of i. City loans were
unchanged. Tbe new issue sold at 90f .
Railroad shares were inactive. Heading sold
at 5Gj, a slight decline on the closing price last
evening; and Pennsylvania Railroad 67J, no
change; 12!)J was bid.forCatudon and Amboy;
60 for Norristown; 58 for Minehill; 40 for North
Pennsylvania; 64 j tor Lehiirh Valley; 30 for
Elmiia common; 42 for preferred do.; 33 for
Philadelphia and Erie; 4.ri lor Northern Central.
In City Passenger Railroad sb area there was
very little movement. Cuosnut and Walnut
sold at 64. 884 was bid for Second and Third;
45 for Fifth and Sixth; 60forTenlhand Kleventh;
21 lor Thirteenth and Fifteenth; 68 for West
Philadelphia; 18i tor Hestonville; 27 for Girard
College; and 41 for Union.
Bank shares were firmly held at full prices.
Union sold at 65. 226 was bid for North Ame
rica; 96J for Seventh National; 65 for Coramer
rial; 32 lor Mechanics'; 55 for Pen n Township;
58 for Girard; 90 for Western; 31J for Manufac
turers' and Mechanics'; 100 for Tradesmen's; 67
tor City; 414 for Consolidation; 55 lor Common
wealth; 65 for Corn Exchange; and 123 for
Canal shares were ulso firmly held. Delaware
Division sold at 67, an advance of 4, and Lohlgh
Navigation at 60, no change. 28J was bid for
Schuylkill Navigation common, 36J for preferred
do., 118 tor Morris Canal preferred, and 184 for
Quotations of Gold 10 J A. M., 146; 11 A. M.,
14ti4; 12 M., 1451; 1 P. M., 145.
PHILADELPHIA STOCK EXCHANGE SALES TO DAY.
Reported by De Haven & bra. No. 40 8. Thud street
60orjS5-20s66oouiil08 100 su Heading. ..80 66
20tO o S 10-40S.COUD 08 ,
frSOOO do 8J
18000 US 6s '81 rcg. .111 j
If 1000 City 0s new ... 99
tH0O do lots 99g l
200 sn Del Div. ..lota 67
103 sb Pa K lots 67jl
100 sh do s80 681
200 sh do ots 830.66-09
3shChei & WalH 64
67 sn do.. tots. b3 64
200 sh Ches Vul. JR.. 24
7 sh Hi Pn i ownp 66
20 sh Unlouflk 66
bsti Darby K Ji... U
Messrs. DeHaven & Brother, No. 40 (Sonti
Third street, make the following quotations of
tbe rates ot exchange to-day at l"P. M. t
American Gold i46J
American Silver, 4s and is 139
Compound interest Notes:
June, 1864..., 14
August, 1H4. ...
August, 1865. ...
October. 1866. ,.,
Philadelphia Trade Report.
Tuijbsdat, September 8. There la more doing tn
Heeds, and several lota 01 Oloverseed told at IS t01 it.
1500 bush. Flaxseed brought SJ00, an advenoe ol It
cent ) bush. There la more demand for Timothy, and
too bush, aold at SI 604.
Thtra Is but little Quercitron Bark here, aud No. I la
stlllbeldat39 V ton.
Cotton la lather quiet Small sa'es of middling Up
lands at 33 cents, and New Orleans at ttt4a)t cents.
th riour Market la dull ueiug. no aemaM
.tA.nl tn, th. .itnnl. .1 lh. tiDUl COU. Li mflT A. .kn.l
60S barrels rbangodbaoda ehutiT Nor'h restore extra
lamiiv at SUfrsU-aoi and esnariuia ana ouio ao. so.
at Sll frOtgill M luo suing am 'ncy at fltale. By
Flour la Inactive, wuu aniall sa.M at i 14. Prioaa af
Corn Meal are nomlual.
1 here la not macb demand for wheat, and prloea ar
drooplig. haaaU sales led at S'i Iviiii'i SO. and UsS
dimd. spring at vi wiiiuho irom in
liduil .1 ilfiir Weaiarn and SI 10 lor Pennsylvania.
Corn la In fair reqaesi. but at a decline Bales el soy
bush- mixed V !" at tWfe)c, and fellow at Si.
Wblaar la dull and lowar. Bmail aatea of rawgrlra
alafcW, a, WsHfUia, viivati. ..
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