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I'M WITH YOU ONCE AGAIN.
BY GEORGE P. MORRIS.
I'm witb you once again my friends,.! . "
No more my footsteps roam;
Where it began my journey toda, '
Amid Ibe acenea of borne. ' " . '
No other clime ha a ikies e bine,
, Or streams so broad a ud c lear, " ' .
, And where re heart, an warm and true, -A
a those that meet me htiref -!
Since lad. with spirit wild and free.
I prued my native strand, ,
' I've wandered many milca at sea,
And many uiile on land, , , -I've
seen fair rea hns of the earth -
Uy rude commotion torn. ,
' Which taught me how to priie the worth
Of that were 1 was born. :
In oilier countries, when I heard " . ,
Tlie Unpiinpeof my own;
How loudly-each familiar word - - -.
Awoke an answering tone!
lint when our woodland songs were sung
.r lTpu a foreign mart, ..'
"The vow that faltered on the tongue ' -With
rapture thrilled the heart! . i
My native land, I turn to you, ' ' . '
With blessing and with prayer, v", , I
; Where man is brave end woman true, .
' - Aud free aa mountain air. -Long
may our Baffin triumpli wvev -".
" Agatnxt the world combined,,' ' '
- And friend a welcome, foes a grave'. 1
Within our borders Hud. ' .
WHY I DIDN'T MARRY HER,
':' I wns,sitiing Inst cummer smoking a cigar
; with my Trie nil . inm Fairbanks. ; Jt waa at
f Kockaway, and we were laughing in our own
' ,riom, with our .feel elevated on llie window
I. I.f nch. I! est way iu the wnrfd of silting, that.
' Wonder u latnes neer trv n wiien no one is
'near, G ties. they do. - We had smoked two
cigars, and commenced on the third,'' There's
'something very atrange in a cit'nr it makes
...line cold in warm weather, and warm in cold
. . weai her. And there's a great deal in enjuying
' .'til wj'b cronyI 'lom was a fast friend of
Mime, and a line fellow yef, a real fine fet-
i f low! there wua snmeiluug in lino, lie was
fond of society, and a ureal favorite among the
, lailiel, and now as looked over Iho dancint
waves and mtiied eiari promoie reflection,
they're a real mural institution, and that's why
' the clttyy pfitrmize them, I suppose. - As i
Nriokf-J and muaed, I wondered why he had
licvrr' been raught m any or the nets spreod
f. rhiin. There waa a tafl ilnrk-eyed beauty
' Who had made a great impression ou his. heart,
i- HiHia.l OatMil and flirted ihrioigti Tt wholt
. .New Vink seacon with her, and front the ay
;1 t:i which they had both denied it. J bad really
" W-lieied then) engnyed. Hut Tom bad sud
' ileiily drawl oir, and left (he lady to point her
. ' ' luea and curl her ringlela for aome one else."
, I had netef known the reason of Ibis, and
,' with my uj i 'id full of these thoughts, I snddenlv
( turned on Tom, end asked him how it was be
' liiiln'l marry Flora Goodmanf
' Tom nut the cigar from his month, looked
at ine, arched hia eyebrows, and then com-
; ( .nenoed puffing again.
y. "I 'Nit. hut tell m.-j you were very much token
. lif.ihai joartei iic. .. .
'. 'Tom made no reply but V thiow open bis
''t-Yollar a little wore. Tom and 1- had mounted
' , livron coiiara tiuce we came to Kockaway.--
'. v'l'iiere seemed no getting anything out of him.
. ; 'D d the lady cut you, Tom?'
' ';', I thought this would tousa bim. " 'No,' was
r? the erophatic response. r -- . ;. ,
lie then knocked orTtlie ashes of the eiitar,
'i saying, 'and so you ml to knot why I didn't
' i marry Miss Suodmsnf' ! - - '
J , . 'Yea, I thoeght papa had :been spokea) to
and the bridal dress ordered,' . . .. .. .'.:
J 'No, I never had any'hing to do with Mr.
j "t GiKMlman larther than to settle myself in his
i chair when he left the parlor clear fotme in
the ertnmg. Flora generally sat on an olio
Jr mon long wgisled people look belter on otto
v1", tuoa. you know.' .. '
'Well you didn't tire of long waists, did yon?
- thoouht you admired everything about Miss
. Flora?' . : ... '. .
f : 'So I did tlien lhnt' my reflection now.
Anu she was a very beautiful girl a very fine
one in many rrsiwcu.' ' '
And she had the "go" about her, too
something very t'yluh. Wlms the reason she
dids't suit you, Tvuif
'She did, all but one thing
, ; 'You were very long finding 'bat oat, tl en.'
Ml us aomething that 1 saw, that let me
t into the secret.' ' , ' ''
, .; "Well, out with it, or I'll duck you the very
Vneit lime we go bathing,' .. '
i" You' shall have Ihe story. You may call me
,',.fooiih to lake notice if uch a thing,' but I
. . am a little peculiar sometimes. 1 waited on
. j. Mitts Goodmou to a parly, I had uroered a
, mngnifictiit Ixyiuel, and talked to my washer
, ,, woman an extra five rr.inotca about llie -.'get-;
. tir.g up" of my linen 1 bid got my moustache
trimmed, and goianew pair ef patent leathers.
I - 1 really looked well tlial tiigliL- Though
believe there ia uo eanneclion aave the altera
,;' - (ion between seiiiibilily and scrubbing brushes,
i even the home maid gazed at me win. a sort
of pathetic dmiiotioii, asl came down 'taiia.
u , J never saw Mora more enchanting, ud
t glanced round Mr. Goodman's richly furnished
i', drawing rooms, thinking it would be quite
, )mfoiiable to walk in and haagnptny bat
f: there. 1 handed Mis Flora into the carrisge
aa tenderly as possible. She kept me "ailing
a long time in the drawing room, thing
abominate, but 1 waa enough of a lover then
r, io ue as patient as juD. I tucked the young
lady under tuy arm, and we deacended to Ibe
, parlor. Joe, don't you wish tbe old fashion
L would come back when the gentleman banded
me iaoy at anna tei.gtn, ty the tipa of her ax-
lenuea angers, jurre waa an opportunity
then fcraoinedi'playofotie'ibriaging up a
low, finished courtesy, and a finUbtd bow.'.c
-.' Well eoougit fur you felUwi that are sg
proud of your fieurea,' said I, but some ,
are giaa to get inrougn me ceremony any war,
Without displaying eui awkwsid abouldeis.
aud in me-way arms, ana n i miitit hint it.
aome ladiei would not mske.a very graceful
CDeralion. . . i ., . . , . .V. ...
'Qhl if it were the fashion , it would.be
taught aa a science pait of one'' course
dancing school.' ; ' ' - '"
.1 'You are yet to learn, Tom, that (here are
- some limbs, male and female, thai can never
be made to work essy the dancing toaster
cannot impart grace where nature has not
properly prepared the material ; ' " "
1 .'Vvell. at any rale,, we made oiireo'tee
style at nixtil. - Flora's smile and bend wiie
fyultltTS, and I can make a pretty good bow.-
BY L. Q,O0ULD.
EATON. PREBLK COUNTY, O.JULY ,3, 1856.
The evening passed Flors'a behavior to my
self and others, bit Ihe lady like thing to a
nicely. Ilex courtesies were shown so grace
fully and ao generally aa to exhibit oo marked
preference, and yet there waa an air, a slight
manner, visible only to myself, in the extreme.
Btipper came. - Terrapins ami ebsmpsgne
make one feel ver complacent; but I was not
quite ao much exalted aa not to notice every
thing Flora did. 1 She was atanuinf near an
old gentleman, er seventy, I should think,
wnh a kind, benevolent face. . tie seemed in
fracted by her beauty, and was talking to her
with a plea ed expression of interest, that
made one foveas well a reverence Ihe silver
hair upon bis temp e$. Cut she seemed un
easy she Hid not attend to what he was say
ing.' He waa no dandified youth who might
ask her to tide, ar take her to Maillard's. or
send her boqucta, and so he was not worth
wasting her time on. -.
' Suddenly she interrupted bim in Ihe middle
of a rentence with "I beg your pardon, r ir,"
and turning her back upon bim, commenced
conversation with fellow who walks Broad
way with his gloiea half olf to show his dia
mond rings. As a he look his arm 'o prorce
nadsshe caught the old gentleman'a look, sur
prised, hurt and aggrieved. , But no expression
of regret came over her countenance. - Her
head waa corried aa easily as before, and her
fiance as orient. It was enough for me. I
never forgot Flora Goodman' rudeness to that
old man. - To say the least, there ia nothing
more ungraceful in a young lady than any lack
of respect or attention to old age, and iUhoua
a radical defect aomewbere. The jig war Up
lor that night; and that, my dear fellow, is
hy 1 did not marry Flora Goodman.
We smoked anoiher cigar, lom and I and
iheu began to dies for the evening's larce. -
If there be one curse more bitter ttion an
other to man, it is to be tbe offspring of an ir
regular home; of a home where the voice of
praise and prayer ascend not to God, and
where the lies of human affection are not pu
rified and elevated by the refHimg influence
of religious feeling, of a home to which, if the
cares or sorrows of life shall biing relit ion te
the heart in after days, that heart cannot turn
without bitterness of feeling, without anguish
and vexation of spirit. .If there be a curse to
any country where the truths of religion are
known. Ihe deepest and bitterest curse wbtcb
csn be inflicUd on it is multitude of homes
like the one which I ha supposed. Such
h.-.nies sen t forth their sona unchecked in evil
thoughts, uiiha (lowed in their habits, and un
taught in the love of God; the name and cross
oi Jesus Christ stamped on their forehead, but
not written in their hearts, and thty send then
forth to piey upon the land, and to become
III curse and destruction, liul on the other
hand, there ia blessing to the religious borne
which no tongue csn describe. Tbe home
whete in early years the tx-art ia trained to
love of God, and to toke pleasure in bia wor
ship and service, inicii with the exis
tence of many holy affections which die not
with the circumstances that gave them birth
which last lone, thotuh they may be for a aea
son foreotten and nealected, and which shall
exercise at leaat some check upon the evil
tbe human-heart, and often, aay, commonly
aecel! it to hear aea in the word of God, and
turn to the path of holiness and peace. How
great, now unspeakable, ta the happiness of
this are common.
Rev. H. J. Rose.
A Sad Picture.
O! were the tongue dipped in tbe gall
celestial displeasure, I would describe the
cas.e of a tvwn expiring in the cruel agonies
atid uncertainticSof unbelief. Ah, seel eve
rylhing coi.spiies to trouble me now, I am
i! vine : I despair of recorverinir; physicians
have civen me over: the siths and 'ears
friends are useless the world cannot cure
me. . Wlthei am I going f Vhat will become
of my body t " My God, what spectacle !
The horrid larches, the dumal shroud, the col
fin, ihe lolling bell, the tuhlerranesn abode!
What will become of my soul f J am ignorant
of ita destinv; I am plunging into eternal
night. My infidelity tells me my foul ia not
we but a subtile matter: ono her world, a vi
sionj immortality, a fancy; and ytt I feel,
know no, what, that . troubles my infidelity.
Annihilation, terrible' as it is, would appear
tolerable to me, were not the ideas of heaven
and hell to prestnt themselves to me in spite
ol myself, I see heavei, that immortal man
sion of glory, shut against me.' I see it at an
immense distance., I see it, but my crimes
forbid me to enter. I aee bell; bell which
have ridiculed. II opena under my feel.
hear Ihe botrid groans of the damned; Ihe
smoke of the bottomless pit chokes my words
ana wraps my thoughts in auiiocaiing uara
ntsx. . .
IT "Tom, wbarare you a doing there on tbe
"Why, sir, I have had a shock."
"A shock!" .. , .
"What kind of s ahockf" ' '
"Why, air, one of your subscribers came
during your absence, and offered to pay year's
subccription, which produced such an etleci
opon me, that I bsve been peileciiy heipiesi
ever since." 1 '
"No wonder. Tom. wit cheer up: if you
survive this, you are aaie, as mere is nine
prospect of. another accb' catastrophe in this
office.'' ' :: v
trrPride in woman destroys all symmetry
and cracei asjd affection a a more terrible ene
my to the, face than trie smau uox. a vain,
lazy woman Is a St associate lorcoicomosauu
fools, the ducost of sensible men, a burden
upon society and tbe body politic, sod scatters
thorns in Del own pato-, , .. ,
. trrThe Boston Poat says, 'a deacon wbo be
came rich in, a grocery, not a hundred miles
I mm the State House, uaed to boast how much
I.e had done for the cause of temperance,
inixineat leaat a eallonof nura water with
every gallon of liquor he sold.' :
ttrS'tilber says he always -travels with
"sulkev" that . he alwsva goes with
wife, wbo contrives to be obstinate and out
humor from tba time they leave borne tut tney
get where tbey aie going to. Tb'.only lime
she evr smiled, be aays, was when be broke
hia ankle,:-"' " . ; .-' v r ' '
il.ll JL -' - II llll I IT ' '1
IJT'Here,' said a dandy to an Irish laborer,
'come and lellnie the bwcest lie you ever told
in your and I'll treat you to whisky
punch.' 'An by my soul,' replied the Hiber
nian a, tckty, 'yei honor is a geotiemsn.'.
rr"Wh7 don't you buy a thingumbob, and
wha',-do you-cail-ityQurfidewalk with it every
morning1.' asked one neighbor Of another -
"Beoaussl hajo't got no what's ft is-name
buy it with," rcplttd the Detglifjjr- .
Mr. Buchanan and the Committee of the Democratic
LANCASTER, June 13, 1856.
Si The National Convention of Ihe Dem
ocratic party, which assembled at Cincinnati
on the first Monday in June, unanimously
nominated you aa a candidate for the office ol
President of the United Stales. .. , .
We have been directed by the Convention
to convey to you this intelligence, and to re
quest you, in their name, to accept the nonir
nation for Ihe exalted trust which '.he Chief
Magistracy of the Union imposes.
The Convention, founding their action upon
the lime-honored principles of the Democratic
party, have announced their views relative to
the chief questions which engage the public
mind; and, while adberirg to the truths of the
psst, have manifested the policy ol the pre
sent in a aetiea of resolutions, to which we
invoke toui attention. --
The Convention felt assured, in tendering
to you this signal proof of the respect and es
teem of .your countrymen, that they truly re.
fleet the opinion which the people of the V.
States entertain of your eminent character and
diftiinjtuuihed public services. They c her Hi
a profoond convict on thai your elevation to
ihe first office in the Republic will give a
moral guarantee to the country, that tbe true
pnnciplea ol the constitution will ue asserted
and maintained; that the public tranquility
will he established; that the tumults or fuc
tion will be stilted; that our domestic indus
trv will flourish; that our foreign affairs will
be conducted with such wisdom and firmnesa
as to stsnre the prosperity of the people at
home, and while the interests and honor of
our country are wisely but inflexibly maintain
ed in onr intercourse with other nationa; and
especially that your public experience and the
confidence of your countrymen will enable
vou to eive effect to Dtroocralic principles, to
as to render iHitissoluble the strong bonds of
mutual interest and national lory which uni e
our Confederacy and secure the prosperity of
While we offer to tbe country our sincere
congratulations upon the fortunate auspices of
the future, we tender to you pertonetly, the
assurances of the respect and esteem ol
Your Fellow ciltzeiM.
- v JOHN K.WAKD,
W. A. RICHAKDSON,
- HARRY H1BBAK1), ,
W. B. LAWRfNCE,
A. G. BROWN,
JNO. L. MANNING,
JOHN FORSYTH, .
J. RANDOLPH TUCKER,
Hnn. JAMES lil'CIt tNAN.
Wukatlano, (near Lancaaier.lJune IS, '06
T. 1 7. . r l.af- lit liAnn, In .f-trnnirt.
VZZi':. '":'' .V
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ic candidate for lie office of President of the
United Stales. 1 shall not attempt to expresa
. . . t-. i r I : i : .. L i : . . I
"Z& l '" 'J?:
HIT aVCIHWIDllC C I iuw M 1 1 1 u iui uaiiiiK uvnii-
J me worthy of ihls-.he blithest political
honor on eanb an honor such a the people
nf n nlh rnnntrv h.v. 1. nnwer lo hpatnw.
v. i .
stbili.y attached to tbe atation, especially
the present crisis in our
Fully retrained irom aeexmg
either by wort" or deed. NuwthstU has been
offered by the Democratic party, I accept it
with diffidence in my own abilities, but wttu
an humble trust that, in the event of my e lee-
ion, 1 may be enabled (o discharge my duty
in sucn a manner a; to atiay aomesuc sirue,
preseire peace and friendship with foreign na
tions, anu promote toe oesi interests oi inc
In accepting the nomination, I need scarce-
vass, believing that I have no right, as tbe
candidate of the Democratic parly, by anawer-
ing interrogatories, to present new and differ
ent issues before tbe people.
It will not be expected that in Ibis answer
I should specially refer to Ihe subject of each
of the resolutions; and I 3ha therefore con
fine myself lo the two topics now most promi
nently befoie the people.
And in the first place I cordially concur in
tbe sentiments expressed bv the Convention
on the subject of civil and religioua liberty.
No party founi'ed on religious or political in
tolerance toward one Class of American cim-
zens, whether bom in our own or in a foreign
land, can long continue to exist in this coun
try. We are all equal before God and the
Constitutu n; and the dark spirit of despotism
and biiiotiy which would create odious dis
tinctions r.mong our
fellow citizens will bei
speedily i e baked by a free and enlightened
pnuiic " mion.
The agitation of the question of domestic
slavery has too long distracted and divided the
people ni this Union and alienated their affec
tions from each other. This agitnliun hns as
sumed many forms since its commencement,
but it now seems to be directed chiefly to the
lerntoiies; and, judging Irom its present
Character, I think we may safely anticipate
that it is rapidly approaching a "finality."
Tbe recent legislation of Congress respecting
domestio slavery, derived, as it has been, from
the original and pure fountain of legitimate
and political power, the wil) of tbe majority
promises, ere long, lo allay the dangerous ex
citement. Tins legislation is founded upon
principles as ancient as free government itself,
and ia accordance- with ilx-m has simply de
clared that the people of a Territory, like those
of a State, shall decide for themselves whether
slavery shall or shall not exist within their
limits. - ': '- .-. .
, The Nebraska-Kansas set doerno more Ihsn
give the force of law' to ibis elementary prin
ciple of sell-government, declaring it to be
"the true intent and meaning of thia act not to
legislate slavery Into any Territory or 8tate,
nor to exclude it tbeiefrom; but lo Wave Ihe
people thereof perfectly free to form and regu
late their domestic institutions in their own
way subject only t the Constitution of the
Uoned States."-- T hi principle will surely
not be controverted by any individual of any
party professing devotion to populor govern,
ment. Besides, how Vain ind illusory would
any other principle prove in practice jn regard
111 lhA IVrhtOripfl' . Tliia U .nr...i e Ik.
to tbe Territories.' This is apparent from Ihe
fact admitted by alt,, that alter a Territory!
shall baveenttrtd the Union and become-a
mate, no ioosu'.unonal oer won then
to existwhoh could prevent it from either abol
'jkbiug or establishing slavery, as tlifc ease may
! nt that I aecnt in Ihe Mine mint the re-
. , . ,:' irii.;l i..r,..m
. Vk. ;t. " ; "
1 IIIICIIU III vuiiuiiv Ul-Oll IIIIU1I .iiuu i .liw ...
all-nations, under such a Conslituliou a
: such a Union as never been vouchsafed to an
. according to ill sovereign wilt and pleasure.
Most hsppv would it be lor tbe country if
Ibis long agitation were at an end. During
ita whole process it baa produced no practical
good to any human being, while it has been
Ihe source or great ana dangerous evils. II
has alienated and ealranged one portion of the
Union from the other, and has even seriously
thiealened ita very existence. To my own
personal knowledge, it has produced the im
pression among foreign nations that our great
and glorious Confederacy ia in Constant dan
ger of dissolution. This does us serious inju
ry, because ackuowiedged power and stability
always command iepect among nations, and
are among tbe best .rcor it les against unjust
aggresnion and in lavor oi ibe maintenance ol
honorable peace. ,
My we not hope (tat k is the mission ol
the Democratic party, now the only surviving
conservative patty of .the couutly, ere long to
overthrew all teetiouW parliei and restore the
peace, fuendshipand mutual confidence which
prevailed in the good old time amorg the dif
lerent members of the Confederacy. Its char
acter is strictly national, and it therefore as
serts no principle for the guidance or the Fed
eral Government which is not adopted and
sustained by its members in each and every
Slate. For Ibis reason it is everywhere the
same determined foe of all geographical par
lies, ao muoo anj so jusiij dreaded by the
Father of hia Country, riotn its very nature
it must continue to exist so long as there is a
Constilulion and a Union to preserve. A con
viction of theae truths haa induced ninny of
the purest, the ablest and most iudepciidentof
our former opponents, who have diuered Irom
us in times gone by upon old and extinct party
issues, to come into our tanks and devote
themselves with us to the cause; of tbe Con
stitution snd the Union. Under these cir
cumstances, I most cheerfully piedgemyself,
should the nomination of the Couveiitiui be
ratifird by the people, that all the power and
influence, constitutionally possessed by Ihe
Executive, shall be exerted, in a firm but con
ciliatory spirit, during Ihe single term 1 shall
remiin iu office, to resloie the same haimouy
among the sister Slates which prevailed befoie
this apple of discord, in the form of slavery ag
itation, had been call into their midst. Let
tbe members of b e family abstain from inter
meddling with llieexcliiaivedou.tslic concerns
of each other, and oordially unite, on Ihe ba
sis of perfect equality'among themselves, in
p'omotmg the great national o bite la of com
mon interest to all, and the good work will be
instant ly accomplished
In regard to our foreign policy, to which you
have relerred in your communication it is
quite impossible forany human foreknowleJge
to prescr.be positive rules tit advance to regu
la'.e the conduct of a future administration in
all the exigenciea which may arise in our va
rioua and ever-changing relations with foreign
powers. Tbe Federal Government m.ust of
necessity exercise a aouud discretion in dealing
with international quesHuiu as they may occur;
but this, under lh firict responsibility which
the Executive must always leel to the oevplc
ol Ihe United Stalea and tbe judgement ef
in mere lure excuse me for not
i enteiing into particular; while 1 heartily con
'" general aenlirnent, that
prosperity of the people at home, while tin
interests and honor ol our country are wisely
iutllexibiy maintained abroad
' . . h I au. I l ..as.
1f"P ''ed upon the
principle of doing justice to all nations, and
I ,C4IJ '"e " uic.i n, .ciu.o) anu nom
I , i nrnirtnlA l Rrm II nutat cnai
at'. " 1!,.
and friendship with all nations, believing (his
to be our highest policy, as well aa our most
imperative duty; but at the same time 1 rhall
never forget that in case the neceisily should
arise, which I do not now apprehend, our na
tional right and national honor must be pre
rervd, at all hazarde and at any sacrifice.
Firmly convinced that a special Providence
governs the affairs of nations, let ua humbly
implore b's continued blessing upon ourcoun
try, and that he may avert I rum us the punish
ment we justly deserve for being discontented
' and ungrsielul whileenjoyiug privileges a
Hon. J. E Ward, W. A. Richardson, llnrry
Hibbord, W. B. Lawrence, A. G. Brown,
John L. Manuing, John Forsyth W. Pieston,
J. Randolph Tucker and Horatio Seymour,
Committee, die. -
The way Fremont's Nomination is Received.
The Boston Courier, an old line Whig pa
per and the organ of the.mercan'ile intereats
in Massachusetts, (has r peaks of the nomina
tion of Fremont; It says :
We shall wait with unnsu.nl interest and
anxiety to k'arn upon what plausible pretext
this gentleman n presented for the suffrages
of the people, as qualified for this eminent
and responsible station. So far as we are
informed, we can say with all sincerity thai
all we know of him is, that he is an engineer
by profession, who, under circumstances of
unusu I difficulty and danger, penetrated with
his rompntiions to the Pacific cojst, across the
Rocky Mountains. We know that he has oc
cupied no legislature or executive position in
the. civil seiviie of llie Government, and that
be must be, therefore, entirely unacquainted
with those miuistrative duties, the snccessful
discharge of which might have affurd-d some
guornaty of hia filne.s for an office demand
ing the highest abilities and widest experience
of a statesman. ' To counterbalance these dis
advantages we are aware of no distinguished
seivnles of any .description rendered to the
public cause, which should entitle bim to the
peculiar gratitude of the country and substan
tiate his claim to the highest reward which
could be bestowed on an American citizen.
The Philadelphia Evening Jtmnul, a veu
!ral paper witb Black Republican sympathies,
says : '
. Whatever maylw the effect elsewhere,
is quite C-rtain Ibal the nomiuotiou of John
C. Fremont for the Presidency hns occasioned
in this community a very general feeling
fisappoiolnicHL. Save in the Convention it
self and l small outside circle of hia personal
and political friends, the demonstration ol en
tbusiasm witb which the announcement of the
candidate is received ia in this locality any-
thing but encouraging. ;..
Tbe cause required and deserved a eery d
ferent champion and 'leader in the con tea
that ia coming, and our conviction is that
baa suffered greatly, it net fatally, In the erti
mation and svmpathira of very many earnest
friends, by the injudicious choice which has.
been made. Wa sneak, of eojrse. ou r with
- ' re ferenoe to Ibe impression it has produced
heie. That, bowtver, js not only Bnmutaka-
hie, but it is pretty significant of what will be
theprevalenl sentiment of Pennsylvania. Fur
the sake of the great principlea and interests
winch weie at atakr, there are many who will
deeply regret a resa It which, in their judg
ment, has. imperiled, if not doomed to disas
trous defeat, a cause whose prospects were
before to bright and animating.
One of the editors of the Cincinnati Cent-
merjial writing from Philadelphia remarks:
It is not to be denied by one desirous of lei"
in' the truth, no matter where it hilOhat
the nomination of Fremont was at Philadel
phia, outside of the Convention Hall and bo
tels, received with coolness. -
The Washington correspondent of the Bal
timore Sun, an independent paper of wide
circulation, soys i.
The nominntiou of Colonel Fremont by Ibe
Republican Convention was nr.l entirely an
expected, though it was much deprecated by
the wiser ana cooler edvirers of the party.
Ihe nomination was in fact, agreed upon in
this city last winter, by some of tbe most In
fluential and zealous men of the party, whose
views have been represented by the Tribune.
I he Buchanan men may well congratulate
themselves, as they do, upon "a result which
relieves them. Irom the ap rehended cnmpeti
linn of Justice .McClean, whose name in the
North-west, aa well as in Pennsylvania, would
have been a tower oi strength. The nomi
nation of Colonel Fremont also gives increased
vitality to the Fillmore Americans, and ren
der it certain that Mr. Fillmore will remain
in the field as o candidate. The Democracy
in this triangular contest cannot fail to have
an advantage in many of the debatable aMntes
The Philadelphia Argui, a Democratic
journal, thus alludes to some of Fremont's an
tecedents: His friends will be very apt to maintain a
close silence upen hia feats as an explorer,
when ine tnsiory oi ins ntiimters and heart
lessness becomes known. Tney wil1 not boast
much of hia famous Coochalope Pass, which
eventually proved lo be the highest peak, but
one, of the Rocky Mountain1-, nor of his favo
rile route of the Pacific Railroad, which, on
sxiioj motion, proved so crooked that it receiv
ed Ihe toliriiiuet of the Rum's Horn Route
nor of the School m( Engineering, wbieh he
established, viz: that the movements of the
buffaloes were the best guide to an exploier
nor will they be apt to particularly laud the
infomons desertion of his corps in the miiUt
of the perils in which he bad inveigled them,
shut Up in snow thirty feet deep, which oc
curred near Taos, in New Mexico.
Perhaps no man of his age has a more un
fortunate record Uian Colonel Fiemnit. He
was court mcrtialfed and dismissed from Ihe
army for insubordination bis financial irans
actions with the Government funds will pio
bably Be Found to be not at all times of the
most creditable chaiacter he faiied as a poli
tician, and, after serving a abort lUu io ibe
Senate, was superseded as soon as he became
fairly known by the people of California and
altogether, although he may be a very fast, a
very romantic and a very enterprising oung
man, he will find that no "buffalo engineer
ing" will take him within hailing distance of
Ibe While House that obstacles, high aud
insurmountable as his famous pan, will ti.-e
before bim and Ibal his political "ram's
horn route" will lead him into difficulties as
inextricable as tbiwe by which he was sur
rounded when he ignorniniously deserted his
companions in llie snow at Taos.
The Philadelphia Pennsylvania says:
Never, in our whole experience as a politi
cian, have we known an act which is so uni
versally louktd upon as fa'al, suicidal as the
Presidential nomination by tbe Black Repub
lican Convention. We have not met with a
solitary individual, of any party or shade in
politics, who does not unhesitating'y give up
the Ci.ntest as virtually decided in lavor ol air.
Buchanan, by the nomination of the disuiiion
ist Abolition Convention. Tbe universal ex
pression is thatof the delcg tea could not have
selected a more ti'ling candidate, lliey had
belter have remained at home.
Tbe Pitlsbrrg Lni'un says :
It will be idle for the opposition leaders in
this locality lo attempt to conceal the fact,
that the nominations made by ihe Kepublicsu
Convention have created general dissatisfac
tion. The selection, as a candidate for Pres
ident, of an ambitious aspirant for diitinciion,
who, in his esgeritess to monopolize fame,
usurped the title of "Governor ol California,"
and who has shown as little modeMy in heiald
iug his own a me as Colone! Benton has dis
played in becoming Ins eulogist of a young
mini, with no political antecedents to tuainn
tee a judicious exeict.se of pnwei to the ex
clusion of a statismin long known nnd tried
in the public service, has been received witb
a degree af coldness that presages cettaiu defeat.
Aot 1.—Scene 1.
Time, midnight—A Street in Staunton—Sam
holding on to a lamp post, and occasionally
Sam Welt! is this me f If it is me, it i
the Same Sam I used lo be? Some of the lamed
old line Whigs say that I aint nobody at
all, just a kind of ldear, a aort of thing tbty
call a myihe. I'm dizzy, not drunk, just diz
zy, from fuming me round too often. Will they
ne?er stop turning me round and mounting me
oo new platforms T I can't keep tin run ol
em; my head's in a Whirl. f I let jo ibis
post I shall fall down in the stieel.and be run
over by a cart or carried to the watch boue.
Where's my tail t Gone, clear gone I What
will Bolls say? Bolts who loved and cherish
ed that trait. Why, last winter I waa running
all into tail, and llie Richmond folks made
platform just to fit the tail alone. And now
have no more tail than Tutu O'Rhanier's mare.
I have been abducttd like Morcan; I have
been changed, swapped otT,b)- them proud old
line Whigs. lh;s tint bam 1 . 'Taint nobody
How them cursed lamps wink at me. Tbey
make same, of me Well ? one fellow' gone
ou'.. i bnrj goes another ! It s late. I ought
lo be in bed. Fillmore! don't like him
and his proud Whigs They cut off my tail.
I believe they will soon make me an Irish
Catholic. Yes, that's to be my next platform.
The scarlet prostilU'e of Babylon, the Pope,
and the I 'evil I I'm coming to that, and had
aa well begin to practice my pan. I'll feed
on- aour-krout and drink Irish whisky and
wind up with Ibe part of the Native Aiueiican
bom and raised in Jarmany. ' If Fillmore wont
suit, that fellow with the long name ilL
am maiingly pleased with bim. Andrew Jack-
son Donelaon 1 Thai ain't hia name t That's
just my wit . It's Andrew Jackson, after bit
old father, as tba Dutchmen aay. But as they
say in tbe play. "To be. or not lo be. thafa
the question " . Am I Sam t or jaat a sort
a cream or uleat T t)( am I nothing r Well
I'll try liku tbe boTs"ued o da at the acade
my. "I think therefore, I ,tm." Well,
soliloquizing. Rates of Advertising.
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Executed althiaoffice with aeainrrsand da
patcb, at the lowest possiblerales.
can't think. Never was much given to it in
my life. But wbst turning round aud round,
and standing on new high platforms; and
drinking an extra julip or two, I'm dizzy and
drunk, I can't think al all. "I think, there
fore I am." I can't think, therefore I am not.
Not Sam, nor a dream, not an idear no
nothing! So I'll lay down here and go lo
sleep. I believe it waa Eancho I ante who in
vented aleep. I wish he waa on the ticket
with me and Jackass, Instead of that proud
fellow. Fillmore, with his futtin quality air
and high notions. He had as roucb experience
in government as Fillmore, and hesp moro
manners and aense. I wonder after be waa
losard on the blanket, if he ws dirty and
drunk as I am. Tbey aerved bim right bad,
but his blanket, waii't half i hard and high
as rry platform-. I wi.h 1 had it here, fur this
mountain air feels ch Uy.
(Lies down and snores-curtain falls.)
Compoundum Twistificatum Higglededum Pigglededum.
Compoundum Twistificatum Higglededum Pigglededum. A SUBLIME EXTRACT.
The following is one of the best burlesques
on the current light literature, i. e., cheap
novels of the day, we have met for a long
"On a Cold winter'a day, in Ibe month of
July, a poor man ciad in the habiliments and
gold-linael of the rich, was footing along on
horseback, in an open boat, over a long and
dreary desert. Nut a bill, tree, rock, or spot
of green appeared to cheer him in bis tedious
ascent of the vastmountain that lay spread out
before bun in ter'ile heaps, as raras the eye
could reach. Huge precipices lay scattered in
bis path and ever and anon would his foot
steps mingle in sweet csdence witb the black
waters of the yeilow sky, over whose precipi
tous plains he scrambled with all the agility
of a stout pair of cowhide boots, which encaseil
Ins hose in a red fiery aspect. Egyptian dark
ness had now settled down upon Ibe earth, and
the noon day sun threw his cold piercing rays
full in the face of the traveller, as he pursued
his northern course towards the beautiful
streaks of light that now illumed the East,
caused by the rising of the setting sun, in tbe
dim distance of the pieseul future. Tbe moon
cast her pale iul'y light of midnight brightnesa
o'er tbe shades of perambulating Hencoops,
Whose blue rays of ambient green, being firmly
buckled to the coat tails of a latge box of
Uraiidreth'a Pills, greatly assisted him in hia
precarious passage orer the lengthened sha
dows of Ihe grassy and verdurelesa lake. At
length, while thus in silent graudeur lie
Kialked along, he met a aged man, whoae sil
very locks of jet black hue bung in auburn
curls from the white oak brambles of a centu-.
ries' growth, which lined ibe sides of a large
dun dy grey russet sky. blue pink colored Pal.
ridge, whose Kileunwhul was heard for miles,
buttoned close up lo tbe Ibroat of tbe youth
before mentioned. His feet wete encased in a
large woolen bag thrown over hit shoulders in
neb prolusion, and clad in a yellow frock coat
of fiery red, and carrying hie nose, which waa
slightly turned up at the end, under his left
arm, he presented an appeaiaue altogether
striking and picturesque. .
When our pedestrian first turneJ the glance
of his withering nose upon tbe fair haired
youth, on whose downy chin tbe grey beard of
bluish-brown bung from his eye-brows upwards
in one cui;gealed mass, be slowly hastened to
iiirn over tbe North East side of a bread aud
milk cheese, manufactured of the beat Da
mascus Steel, w hose willow "branches of Ibe
toughest oak afforded a grateful shelter to
twelve years, or a small piue table of the lar
gest dimension, and of a delicate texture, in
ie; woven with iceland Steel-filing aud saw
dust. At length ten yesrs after, ou the same
day they sat down in a standing posture to a
sumptuous repast ol the fore axl'ree ol tbe
aged youth's horse, whose unruffled breathings
ol a greenish black cast '.heir shadows before
the hind wheel of ibe near horse s kg. The
Ravines, whos toweting hill-tops pierce the
clouds as before utftBtiuued, tbey carried be
tween them io a laige block tin knot hole,
whose branches peeped forth benignly from the
jacket pocket oi tbe rich traveler, clad in tbe
silks aud satins of poor.
But now a change came o'er the spirits of
their dream. The lightning's Hide blast moan
ed thro' tbe far off trees ith an impercepti
ble roar, and the thundtr in tt iridic toireots
upheaving from the shallow depths of th
troubled wateisof the calm and placid sea,
accompanied by the dry and scorching rain,
roamed in compound individuality over the
bouiid.es depths of the hilly prairie, and the
sun in wralhy calmness poured forth whole
sheets of water Upon the dark and smiling
eal'h, and our travelers in undismayed dismsy
of this illustration with cuts and gashes of the
beauties and harmonies of nature, resolved
from that moment ten month! previous, to
make straight wake for home, and accordingly
rive years from the present time they cif trtgo
home, and arrived there 12 yearssgo, nor have
they beeo setu or heard of since.
Voura Irom death,
RUMPLE NAN STILTS KIN,
Who is James Buchanan.
No man asks, or need ask, "Who ia Jamet
Buchanan?" Hisbisiory is lost of thecountry
for nearly forty years, and not a bio', sullies tbo
brightness of ihe page upon which it is indeli
bly wh'ten. One who knows him intimately
ho& well said: "We can name no living man
who excels linu iu ihe qualities which com
mand cenetal admiration and tespect. Ue al
ways displns the refinements of honor and
the graces of a gentleman. Born and reared
among a manly race, the structure of hit body
and mind are happy types of the power and re
sources of his native Slate. His friendship it
warm, generous and sincere. His ma oner a
are fnmriiar without coarseness, and eloquent
without porno. Ilia extensive inlormalioD it)
Ihe fatr result of diligence and studyj and he)
iinparta it reely without pedantry or ostenta
tion. - Thia gifted character, a It bough compar
able to any in the attainment of knowledge,
has made tbe acience of government hit favor
ite study.. And if politics be a science, and
really deserve so sublime title. Mr. Buchan
an's success in pursuit of it merit a diploma
of the rarest aort. For fort years this emi
nent statesman hat trod the ttaga ofpublio
life; and no matter, io what drama be was
called ta act, the atage waa clean, the lamps
were bright, the scenery waa fine, ihe per
formance waa admirable, and Ihe spectator
cheered till the curtain ML He been
tried in every crisis that eould measure lbs
range of wisdom aud the versatile paweta of
the human mind, and waa never found want
ing on any decisive occasion." ' -. "
JX" Zounds, fellow!" exclaimed a choleiia
old gentleman to a very phOrmatie matter of
fact person, "I shall go Oittofroy wim."--"Well
you won't have far to go," paid Oia
phlegmatic mtn. -" ' . , '. '
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