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WHIG NOMINATIONS.
FOR CANAL COMM1SSIONKK,
MOSES I0 YVrVAE-IU LincasterCountv
FOR AUDITOR (HT.RAI-,
ALEX. Ei. MrCLl'RE, Fiaiiklm Co.
SURVEYOR GENERAL,
CHKESTIA ilSYISKS, Clarion Co.
JUDOE OF THE SUPREME COURT.
T52GS. A. I55JIE, Philadelphia City.
On our first pago will be found an ar
ticle from the Ohio Journal of Education,
which applies to Pennsylvania as well as
Ohio. Wc hope that all our readers
will peruse it carfully.
Court.
The September Term of the several
Courts of this County, commenced on
Monday last. lion. Geoiige B. Barret,
President, and Andrcio Storm and Abra
ham Levering, Associates, ou the Bench.
After the swearing of the Constables
from the different township, had been
gone through with, Judge Barret, deliv
ered a very able and interesting charge
to the Grand Jurors, and in the course
of his remarks stated that he had recei
ved a note, asking him the question,
"whether Innkeepers had aright to open
their Bars and sell liquors on the Sabbath
day." His honor informed the Grand
Jurors that the law gave tliem no such
privilege, and refered them to the Act of
Assembly of 1S34, relating to the sale of
intoxicating liquors. The Grand Jurors
then retired to their room, and during
the course of the day, presented to the
Court the following Beport, viz : j
To Oic Honorable, the Judges of this Court, j
The Grand Jury are satisfied from the j
information they could obtain, that it is a
general practice by the Innkeepers in the
County of Monroe, to sell ardent spirits
on the Sabbath day and it is the desire
of the Grand Jury, that the Innkeepers
throughout the County shall be notified to
close their Bars on the Sabbath, and in
case said notice is disobeyed, to enforce
the law again:? t them.
ELILIU POSTEXS,
Foreman of the Grand Jury.
The following cases were disposed of at
the time of our g6ing to press.
John Felkcrw. Peter Woodling. This
was a suit brought by the plaintiff against
the defendant for the detention of a wa
gon. Verdict for plaintiff for $22 20.
Beeder and Drcher for plaintiff, Davis
for defendant.
Commonwealth I's. Christian Miller.
Indictment for an assault and battery
with the intent to commit a rape on the
person of Eve Ann Edinger, a child un
der ten years old. Verdict guilty.
Commonwealth vs. Philip Keyhart.
Surety of ihe peace on complaint of
Chatharine Steiger ; tried and case dis
missed, each party to pay their own costs.
William Clark vs. Keuiinerer et. al.
This is a case of tresspass for the sale
of personal property by the Sheriff, and
was not yet decided when wo went to
press.
Agricultural Exhibition.
The Agricultural Society of North
ampton county, will hold its first Annual
Exhibition at Easton, commencing on
the 5th of October nest. This being the
first effort made in the County, to bring
together the various products of the Far
mer, Mechanic, and citizens generally,
it exp'ected that many will avail them
selves of the privilege to compete for
the various premiums offered by the So
ciety. A general, invitation is given to
the citizens of Northampton and adjoin
ing counties to attend the Fair, and bring
with them articles of their own growth
and production.
Such exhibitions as this Society pro
pose making are full of interest, and pro
ductive of great good, and we hope that
the invitation which is so generally ex
tended, will be responded to by a goodly
number of the citizens of this County, in
such a manner as will show a due ap
preciation of the inportance of these ex
hibitions. Fire The Tannery and Bark
Sheds of Messre. Brakely & White, sit
uate on Broadheads Creek, about five
miles north of this place, together with
the contents, consisting of about 1400
hides of sole leather, 861)00 worth of
bark, and their entire stock of tools, was
totally consumed by fire on Saturday
evening last. There were in the vats a
bout 11,000 hides, which is more or less
damaged. Their loss is about 825,000.
There was an insurance on the bVildin
of SI 1,000 only.
The fire was caused by the heating of
the gudgeon of the bark mill.
It is estimaied that not less than four
million of dollars have been spent by
Southerners this summer in sight-seeing
and dissipation at the North.
EST- The locos of this County held a
mass meeting at the Court House last eve
ning, the 2Sth inst. at which strong Bes
olutions were passed, repudiating and an-
nuling the nomination of M. M. Dimmick
for President Judge of the 22d Judicial
District, and strongly recommending the
election of the Hon. James Madison Por
ter, of Easton, for that office. Popular
opinion appears to have set in in earnest
against the election of Mr. Dimmick, as
thc resolutions were carried by a large
majority. Judge Porter appears to be
entirely the favorite of the Democratic
party of Monroe, for the important office
of President Judge.
Judge Barret made a very able speech
in vindication of his own private reputa
tion, in which he gave his opponents, who
have been circulating false hoods about
his sobriety, the severest, and most well
timed lashing we have heard in a long
time. Judge Porter was then called ou
but declined making a speech on the
ground of its being morally wrong for an
one, looked upon as a candidate for a Ju
dicial Office, to electioneer for himself.
Ho declared his determination if elected
to serve the full term of ten years, if hi
life and health should be spared.
The proceedings of the meeting will be
found in another column.
Close of the Crystal Palace.
It is officially announced that the
World's Fair at New York, will terminate
at the end of December. The exhibition
is as complete now as it can well be.
There is a noble show at present, and
ample time, during the next three months
for all to visit it.
Shipments of Coal from Pittsburg.
The quantity of bituminous ooal ship
ped from Pittsburg to the East the pres
ent season, is said to be much larger than
the amount sent through in former years.
The quantity shippep to Philadelphia since
the first of April is 19,497,310 lbs., and
during the same time there were shipdep
to Columbia, for transhipment to Lancas
ter, Baltimore and Washington, 3,243,
S54 lbs., makiug a total shipment of 1G,
716. 164 lbs.
Unnatural Cruelty. At Iroutown O.,
Mrs. Marsh the wife of a respectable me
chanic, was arrested on the complaint of
her husband, on a charge of assault and
battery with intent to kill, for beating her
own daughter, a child of seven j-cars, with
a rope until it was considered very doubt
ful as to its recovery.
A resolution has been introduced
iuto the Kentucky Legislature, which pro
vides "that the keeper of the Penitentiary
shall procure a suitable chemical dye,
such as will stain the cuticule or outer
surface of the skin perfectly black, so that
it cannot be washed off, or in any way re
moved until time shall wear it away, and
uature furnish a cuticule or surface, and
that with this dye he shall have the noses
of each male convict painted thoroughly
black, and renew the application as may
be necessary to keep it so, until within
one month of the expiration of his sen
tence, when it shall be discontinued, for
the purpose of permitting nature to re
store the feature to its original hue, pre
paratory to the second advent of its own
er into the world."
Large Trees.
Tho editors of the Yreka Mountain
Herald, a California paper, vouches for
the truth of the following almost incredi
ble story: "In a forest called the Bed
woods, on the Trinidad Bay, some twenty
or thirty miles from the mouth of the Ra
math river, on the northern sea coast of
California, a region that has been but
very little explored, a number of trees of
very extraordiny size have been known
since 1851 by the miners and others op
erating in the vicinity. The largest of
these trees is situated on Eel creek, and
measures, two feet from its base, the al
most incredible circumference of one hun
dred and twenty feet? A second tree, lo
cated on the Trinidad trail, between the
Elk and Bedwood camps, which had fal
len to the ground, accommodated 17
persons and nineteen cargoes or mule
packs with abundant room for shelter for
three weeks during the rainy season of
1851 ! A third tree on the same trail
measures ninety-one feet in circumference
one yard from its base, while a fourth,
which is prostrate, is from seventy to
eighty feet iu circumference, and two huu
dred and nienty one feet in length a por
tion of the top being broken off, at that?
Painful Occurraace.
We learn that a painful occurrance
took place in the neighborhood of Towan
da a few days ago, distressing to the par
ties, and friends of the parties concerned.
It appears that a temporary difficulty
took place between Col. Jno. Hanson', nad
a Mr. Warford, a brother of his merchan
tile partner, and that some words passed,
when Col. Hanson struck Mr. Warford a
blow with his fist, thereby causing instant
death. The blow was given without par
ticular aim and hit him on the neck, cau
sing a dislocation.
If time h money, how much is roqusite
for a fortune?
UTp The September number of the
Pennsylvania School Journal contains
the proceedings of the State Teachers
Association, which met at Pittsburg,
August 5. We are glad to hear that
there was such a good turn out, and hope
they will keep tho ball rolling till they
have attained their desired end. I hey
have issued the following
- CIRCULAR.
It has been made the duty of the Ex
ecutive Committee of the Pennsylvania
Sf:ih Tnneher's Association to collect
and compile a statistical account of the
number and condition of the schools of
every grade in the State. The object of
this compilation is to learn the effect of
our common school system upon general
education; its effect upon our Colleges.
Academies and other higher Institutions
of learning; and to obtain data, upon
which to base measures for its improve
ment.
In order to obtain the desired informa
tion, a copy of the School Journal, con
taining this Circular, marked,, will be ad
dressed to some known friend of educa
tion in every couuty in the State; upon
the reception of which it is expected that
each, considering this a sufficient notifica
tion, will take immediate measures for
procuring and returning reliable state
ments, iu regard to the matter concerning
which inquiries are now made.
If any one to whom this circular may
be addressed should be unable to under
take the duty, it is hoped that he will
make an elfort to obtain the services of
some other competent person, or at least
inform the committee of the fact, that
some other may be selected.
That the answers may be available for
the purpose intended, it is important
that they should not be in general terms,
but specific; and, if possible, from person
al observation, cither bv the person in
quired of. or by others better acquainted
with particular details, with whom he
may communicate. They should also be
concise, systematic, and rename.
It is known to the committee that the
duty imposed will require considerable
labor labor unrequited in a pecuniary
point of view. But is not tne improve
ment of our schools and the elevation of
our teachers a noble obiect? Is not the
- -
advancement of the cause of universa
education worthy the sacrifice of time
and toil? In other states and countries,
the government, at great expense has
employed meu to collect these statistics-
Let it be hereafter said, that here the
teachers and friends of education have
gladly performed the self-imposed task,
and freely presented the result of their
labors as an offering to the good cause.
Already, competent gentlemen, in severa
counties, alive to the great importance of
the work, have volunteered to traverse
the whole extent of their -district for this
purpose; and doubtless such there are
and the committee hope to be so fortunate
as to enlist them, in every county in the
Commonwealth.
The special subject of inquiry are as
follows :
1st. What is the present number and
condition of the Colleges, Academics, Fe
male Seminaries, and other private
schools in your county, giving the name
and date of establishment of each; and
what effect has the public school system
had upon their number and patronage ?
2nd. Is your county well supplied with
common school houses, and what is their
present condition ?
3rd. Have you held a Teacher's In
stitute in you county? have you a County
Association of Teachers, or any other
means for their improvement? and if so,
what are their condition, times of meeting,
number of members, officers &c?
4th. Has anr system of grading
schools been adopted in your county, and
to what extent?
5th. In what respects has the system
of Free Schools been advantageous to the
interests of Education?
6th. What arc the principal defects of
the system, as it works in your schools;
and what in your judgment would be the
appropriate remedies ?
Answers to be returned b' the 1st of
November, to J. P. Wickersham, Mariet
ta, Lancaster co., Pa.
By order of the Executive Committee.
Marietta, Aug. 19th, 1853.
Will not some one of this county give
them the desired information ?
The New York Teacher also contains
the minutes of their Association, which
met at Rochester, a large number were
present and all seem to have been anima
ted in their purpose. The next number
of the Teacher commences a new volume.
We have marked some pieces from the
Massachusetts Teacher and will publish
them in due lime.
We would again urge every teacher to
subscribe immediately to one or all of
these Magazines. They are published
monthly at $1 per year.
Keiv Jersey a Roman Catholici Dorcse.
It is stated that bulls have arrived from
Rome erecting Brooklyn, Long Island ;
Newark, New- Jersey; Burlington Ver
mont; and Portland, Maine, into Episco
pal sees, and naming to the see of Brook
lyn, the very Rev. John Loughlin, Vicar
General of New York; to tho see of New
ark, the Rev. J. Bailey, Secretary to the
Archbishop of New York; to the see of
Burlington, the very Bev. L. dc Gcebria'nd
Aicar General of Cleveland; and to the
see of Portland, the very Bev. n. B. Cos
kery, Vicar General of Baltimore.
Millerism. It seems that this delu
siyn which raged so furiously several
years ago, has not died out yet. There
are two societies in Nashua, N. If., at
the present time, who keep up Iline's
midnight cry or yell. Some of them
profess to believe that tho world will
come to an end in 1854, and none of
them can stretch its existence more than
two years from this time,
A Word to our Whig Friends.
The second Tuesday of October is rap
idly approaching, and behooves us to
prepare for tho contest. Yc have a mil
ticket in the held, and as goou a one as
has been presented to the party for their
support for years past. A determined
and united effort to elect it can scarce
fail of success. Our enemies have boasted
and shouted over their victory at the last
Presidential election, and have almost
forced themselves to believe that the
Whig party can never successfully rally
again. Drunken with the glory of their
success, they become oblivious of the fact
that their power consisted alone m their
unity; and in their reckless scramble for
the spoils they have engendered animosi-
ties and heartburnings among themselves,
which has resulted in subdividing and
distracting them to such an extent that a
present perfect organization among them
is impossible.
By injudiciously interfering in the ap
pointmentJ-made by the Federal govern
ment, Gov. Biglcr has brought upon him
self the enmity of many of his party
friends, and has created a schism in the
locofocb ranks that is felt to a greater or
less extent in every county of the com
m on wealth.
The rapacity and recklessness of the
locofoco speculators in the toil and sweat
of the laborers on the Portage Bailroad,
compelled the operatives there to refuse
to work, until the money which had been
earned by them, (and which at that time
was in the pockets of these sharks,) had
been paid; and thus an expose has been
made which will iorcvcr, nereatter pre
vent the laboring man from being gulled
by tho specious professions of being the
exclusive friends of tho poor and tho la
borer, which have heretofore proved so
potent m the mouths of locoloco orators
and electioneerers.
The publication of the bids for con
tracts on the Portage Railroad, shewing
in all instances that the work was let to
the highest instead of the lowest bidder,
has opened the eyes of the tax-payers to
the manner in which the public funds are
squandered, and their taxes thereby in
creased; and this additional and conclu
sive evidence of scoundrelism on the par
of the Locofoco Canal Commissioners is
certainly not calculated to strengthen the
party to which they belong, or to induce
honest men, or over burthened tax-payers
to vote tor their candidates.
The uncontradicted fact that the pres
ent locofoco Survcor General and can
didate for re-election, J. Porter Brawley
was engaged iu the Portage Bailroad
fraud, and was the recipient of money
which was thus filched from the pockets
of the tax-payers; and that he is also no
toriously a common drunkard and sot, is
conclusive evidence of the low estimate
that the locofoco party put upon the sense
of moral honesty, integrity and decency
prevailing among the citizens of this State,
and as an outrage upon their common
sense must certainly be rescented by eve
ry upright and true man, and will, un
questionably recoil upon a party thus
reckless of public opinion. This being
the condition of our opponents distrac
ted and split asunder by intestine broils
unable to rally their force in solid col
umn as heretofore, with a ticket that ex
cites no feeling except one of indignation
and contempt on behalf of a portion of it:
what is there to prevent our success ?
Let us therefore arouse take counsel
together determined to succeed, and we
will succeed. Never before had we so
easy an opportunity of securing a victor7.
Our own supineness can alone defeat us.
Let none be dismayed at the cry 'the
Whig party is dead:' it is but a ruse of
the enemy. It is like the coward's
whistle to keep the courage up; it needs
but the ghost of the imagined dead to a
risc, and the valorous whistle will sud
denly sink to a tremulous quaver. It
requires but a determined effort to prove
to our opponents that if the Whig party
be dead, its ghost is potent enough to
drive them from the field. Therefore,
Whigs, bo up and doing; get out a full
vote and success is certain to crown your
efforts. Bemember the darkest hour al
ways precedes the dawn, and if you be
aetive, zealous and vigilent, a glorous day
will break for our party on the second
Tuesday of October next. Somerset Her
ald. Tho Mississippi Times (Holly Springs)
of the 1st September, comes to us with
the following announcement : 'The most
astonishing parturition recorded in tho
annals of the human race, we are inform
ed occurred last week in the vicinity of
Salem, Tippah county, in this State. Our
information is from a gentleman of ver
acity, who states that a lady in that
neighborhood has just become the mother
of seven children at one birth !
A mirfer, named Noah Odell, sixty
years of age, died, on Sunday, in Boston
bo tearful was he of losing his money,
that he wore a chain round his body, to
which was fastened a stout bag, in which
the treasure was deposited. This he
kept by him during his sickness, and
upon it was fixed his dying gaze. In
winter, it is related that he went to
church three times a day, to save fuel at
home, only leaving his bed to return to
it.
iUAMJiuTu usjos. 'vnen will won
Al . 1 TT t n
ders of the vegetable kingdom cease ?'
On our table reposes an onion, raised in
the garden of Mr. William II. Hess, in
this city, which measures eighteen and a
quarter inches in circumference, and
weighs two and a half pounds. The lovers
of this vegetable, as well as tho curious,
are invited to call and examine the speci
men above described San Francisco
paper.
New Orleans Bags. It is stated
that Mr. Stiles, of Springfield, New Jer
sey, a paper manufacturer, recently re
ceived from New Orleans a quantity of
rags, from which he caught a fever, sup
posed to bo the yellow fever, and died
in two days.
Stroudsburg, Sept. 20, 1853.
Hon. James M. Porter Bear Sir i
We take pleasure in announcing to you,
that, at a meeting ot the Judicial Uonier
ees, composed of the counties of Wayne,
Pike, and Monroe, met this day, you
. ! T 1 I
were put in nomination as ireswtui
Judge of the 22d Judicial District, and
we were appointed a committee to notify
you or tne same.
Knowing you as long and intimately
, -.
as we nave, it is unnecessary, hu uusb, iu
add, that in executing the duties imposed
upon us, it is to us a "labor ot love.
Trulv yours, EDWA11U U. WUJjB,
JOHN HUSTON,
GEORGE NYCE,
Middle S.mitiifield, Sept, 21, 1S53.
Gentlemen: Your note of yesterday
informing me of my nomination for the
office of President Judge of the 22d Ju
dicial District has been handed to me, at
this place, on my return from the Pike
4
county court.
I have not sought this nomination, as
f think a Judicial office is one not to be
sought. On the other hand, when tender
ed to an individual by the people, it is an
offer not to be declined, but lor serious
con- siderations.
I will therefore not decline the nomi
nation tendered me by the Judicial Con
ferees of the District, and if elected, by
the people, will endeavor to discharge the
duties of the station with fidelity.
I am with great regard, your friend,
JAMES M. PORTER.
Messrs. E. L. Wolf, Geo. Nyce, John
IIusto?i.
AN ADDRESS
To the citizens of the 22d Judi
cial District, composed of the
counties of Carbon, Monroe
Pike and Wayne.
Fellmv-Citizens . In briefly address
ing you at this time, in pursuance of :
Resolution adopted at the Judicial Con
vention recently held in Stroudsburg, we
sincerely desire to discharge the duty im
posed upon us, under a just and proper
appreciation of the importance of the
subject.
You arc now upon the eve of an impor
tant election, when you will exercise the
constitutional right of selecting some per
son to discharge the responsible duties of
President Judge of this Judicial District,
for the period of ten years. As there is
no office in the Government, which has
such an immediate bearing upon every
relation of life; whose influence is so ful
ly felt throughout all the ramifications of
human society, and which so thoroughly
involves the grave questions of personal
liberty, private property, and withal the
solemn issues of life and death ; it is a
subject that addresses itself to your sound
est judgments, appeals with an eloquent
tongue to your love of self and of kindred,
and challenges, by the weightiest consid
erations, your profoundest vigilence.
Your duty in the premises, fellow citi
zens, we conceive to be obvious, that of
securing the services, in that honorable
position, of one whose profound legal
learning is commensurate with the high
trusts imposed.
Under all elective governments, the
people have the sacred right of canvass
ing the merits and qualifications of all
those who are presented as candidates
for any Office in their gift, and we de
voutly hope that as long as this hallowed
and time-honored privilege is vouchsafed
to the people, they will honor it with a
calm and judicious exercise.
We beg leave to offer for your consid
eration and support, the name of Hon.
JAMES MADISON PORTER, as a
suitable person for the office of President
Judge in this Judicial District at the
coming election. It would be an act of
supererogation to dwell at length upon
the merits and qualifications of Judge
Porter, whose name is as familiar in
this Judicial District as a household word,
and who is known and acknowledged as
one of the ablest and most distinguished
lawyers in tho Commonwealth.
In him every requisite that consti
tutes a great lawyer or profound Judge,
seems to be happily and harmoniously
blended. His vigorous intellect, remark
able memory, great acuteness of percep
tion and rare powers of analysis, pecu
liarly fit him for tho exactious of his hon
orable profession, or the more grave and
solemn duties of the Bench.
His career at the Bar has been long
and brilliant. Favored with an iron con
stitution, he has borne up under the oner
ous duties of an extended practice, not
only in the Courts below, but in the Su
preme Court, for the long and laborious
period of forty years, and during that
time his comprehensive mind has become
elaborately stored with a vast, rich and
solid contribution of legal lore, and he
become known and honored at home and
abroad for the depth and pungency of his
legal arguments and admired for the bril
liancy of his forensic achievements.
Such an individual is James Madison
Porter, to whom you can safely give
your warm and cordial support at the ap
proaching election A man alike distin
guished for his intellectual attainments,
for tho suavity of his demeanor and the
kindness and beneficence of his heart.
In concluding this brief address, Fellow-Citizens,
we cannot refrain from con
gratulating you upon the abundant as
surances, that you have, that if Judge
Porter is elected he will prove an able
and efficient Prosiding Officer; that he
will preserve tho Judicial ermine in all
its purity, and be an ornament to our
District.
E. L. WOLF,
GEOIIGE NYCE,
JOHN HUSTON.
September 23, 1853.
Immense Importation or Iron.
There arrived at the port of New York
recenty, from Europe, an enormous quant
ity of Iron, viz : 3941 tons, 5-148 bars
railroad, 1297 tons pig, 34,629 bars and
1 n i
tiyjoo Dunaies iron.
Great ftlass Meeting of the
DEMOCRACY OF MONROE COUNTY.
A large and enthusiastic meeting of
the Democracy of Monroe County, met at
he Court-House in tho Borough ot
Stroudsburg, on the evening of the 28th
of September, instant
Hon. William uverfield was caueu
to the chair, and Rudolphus Smith, Escp:
John Marsh, Esqr. John Bellis, .and Jesse
Weiss, were appointed V. Presidents, and
Otis B. Gordon, Esqr., and Si?non II.
Smith, Secretaries. After the meeting
was orn-anized. on motion, the chair ap
pointed a committee to wait upon the Hon.
George R. Barret and the Hon. Jame3
Madison Porter, and mvite those gentle
men to address the meeting.
Judge Barret made his appearance in
pursuance of the solicitation, and made
a very neat, anu appropriate speccu, m
which his Honor declared that the of
fice of President Judge of the 22d Judi
cial District, had never been sought by
him, but mat u an uusunavuu Humilia
tion had been tendered to him he would
have felt under obligations to have ac
cepted it ; that in his opinion the of
fice of President Judge should not bo
sought after or electioneered for, but that
the office should seek the man and not
the man the office. The Honorable James
Madison Porter was then called on for
an address, he arose, and breifly declined
making a speech on the ground that it
was unbecoming any candidate for a Ju
dicial office to electioneer for himself,
that the office of President Judge was a
high and honorable one, that he had
never sought the office, but when tender
ed the nomination, he had accepted it
and was willing to serve if elected; that
he had been informed it was reported
that if elected he would serve but for a
short time, and then resign. He said the
best answer he could give to this allega
tion, was a letter that he had written to a
friend in Wayne County, to correct the
same misrepresentation made in that
County, and which he read as follows :
Eastox, September 27, 1853.
Dear Sir : I had supposed that my late
letter to you, and my reply to the Committee
informing mo of my nomination, in which I
stated that if elected by the people, I would
serve as President of the 22d Judicial District,,
would be sufficient to satisfy my friends that
T meant what I said, and I presume that they
arc so satisfied. I learn, however, that cer
tain persons have been industriously circula
ting the report that if elected I only meant to
hold the office a short timer and then resign.
The whole course of my life, I think, nega
tives the idea of my acting with duplicity or
deliberately intending to cheat the people.
That there may be no mistake about the
matter, however, I say distinctly, that if elec
ted I mean to serve out the term, if my life
and health be spared. The Constitution re
quire?, in its late amendment, not very wise
ly I think, that the President Judges during
their continuance in office, shall reside within
the District for which ihey shall be elected,
and if elected I shall certainly conform to this
provision, I am very respectfully, yours.
J. M. r OUTER.
James Dickson, Esq. Honesdale
On motion of James H. Stroud, Esck
the following Resolutions were adopted
en masse, to wit :
Resolved, That we do utterly and en
tirely repudiate the nomination of M. M.
Dimmick for President Judge of the 22d
Judicial District, as the Conferees from
this County who voted for his nomina
tion were not elected by a majoritj' of the
votes cast at the Delegate elections: and
as the meager majority for his Conferees
in Pike county was procured by false and
fraudlent means.
Resolved, That we will extend to the
Hon. Jas. M. Porter our warm, united, and
cordial support, as we know him to be in
every respect infinitely better qualified
than his opponent.
Resolved, That the man who will stoop
to solicit votes for himself for so high, ex
alted and dignified a position as that of
President Judge, and who will descend
to ask persons to vote for him, stating to
them, 'that you know that I have always
been your friend, &c. fcc.' is not deserving
of the Office he seeks to attain, and wc
cannot and will not therefore vote for Mr
M. Dimmick.
Resolved, That we have unbounned con
fidence in the Hon. Geo. R. Barret, who
has proved himself to be a learned, able,
and upright Judge, and wc very much
regret to lose his services when we have
just learned to appreciate them.
Resolved, That we request the Dele
gates to the next 4th of March Conven
tion to support the re-nomination of our
most excellent and worty Governor, Wil
liam Bigler.
Resolved, That the proceedings of this
meeting be signed by the officers and pub
lished in the papers of this Judicial Dis
trict. 2, On motion Resolved, That this meeting'
ao now aujourn sine aie.
WM. OYERFIELD, Pres'fe.
RuDOLrnus Smith,
John Marsh, Vice
John Bellis, Presidents.
Jesse veiss,
Olis B. Gordon,
Simon II. Smith.
Secretaries.
JSSF-Thomas A. Budd, Esq., tho Whi
- . .1 ' 1 l C a1 CI t
O'
uuuuuuuc ior uic ouprerae isencn, is a
consistent member of the Methodist E
piscopal Church, and a Trustee of Dick
inson College.
Sunday Always. By different nations,
every day in the week is set apart for
public worship: Sunday by the Christians p
Monday by the Greeks; Tuesday' by the
Persians, Wednesday by the, Assyrians;
Thursday by tho Egyptians; Friday by
the Turks; Saturday by the Jews. Add
to this the diurnal revolutions, and it is
apparent that every moment is Sunday
somewhere.
l&sy-Wool-buyera in Wyoming oounty; ;
N. Y., have paid the farmers this season
8223,000 for wool.
SS?The Constitution of tho United
States was adopted on the 7th of Sep
tember. 1787

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