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J CASKEY, Editor, -
THURSDAY, : : : : : : AUGUST 5;;i&5e.
Union for the sake of Freedom.
John C. Fremont,
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
William L. Dayton,
OF NEW JERSEY.
Republican State Nominations.
Republican State Nominations. FOR SUPREME JUDGE--SHORT TERM.
OZIAS BOWEN, of Marion County.
FOR SUPREME JUDGE--FULL TERM.
JOSIAH SCOTT, of Butler.
FOR SCHOOL COMMISSIONER.
ANSON SMYTH, of Franklin.
FOR MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS.
JOHN WADDELL, of Ross.
FOR CONGRESS, WILLIAM R. SAPP, of Knox.
FOR COMMON PLEAS JUDGE.
M. WELKER, of Holmes.
OUR NEXT PAPER
Will be issued on Thursday Sept. 4th.
After that it will be published regularly
After that it will be published regularly every Thursday.
There will be a Republican Meetine at
the Court House on Monday evening the
2olu. J.;R. Barcboft, EsqC. F. Yoa
jjes, Esq., and others will speak. ' Turn out
friends of Freedom I . '
TO THE PUBLIC.
" In presenting" to the public the first ntrm
ber of the "Holmes Courtly Republican?
we propose briefly ta indicate the policy
we intend to stfpport-ind the course we
design to pursue.. In so doing we deem
,it unnecessary to review the history, or to
note the various positions of the old polit
eal parties, as announced in their national
platforms, or exemplified in their practical
legislation on the subject of Slavery, which
now so - seriously menaces tho peace and
harmony of-the1 whole country. ; .
' Limiting' our view to the great issues of
the present Campaign, upon the result of
which .we belive to be slaked one of the
most vital principles of this great and hith
erto highly prosperous nation.
. The institution - of . American ' Slavery
unfortunately existing at the organization
of bur Government, deplored as a misfor
tune, a stain and a curse, but regarded as
temporary and destined, to a speedy ex
tinction, has, through tho . corruption of
power and the tyranny of many, by con
stant, gradual, and insidious approaches,
attained a position, an influence and a pos
itive power in the legislation of the coun
try which was never anticipated by Hs
foundp. ' And instead of meeting with
what was ' regarded as ib& manifest des
tiny,' aspires to be a National Institution,
and claims the .fostering care and prole-'
tion of the national government as such,
v Deeply imbued with the sentiment of
freedom so clearly and forcibly expressed
in tie: Declaration of our Independence,
the Fathers' of the , Republic confidently
looked to the . gradual diminution, and fi
nal happy-termination of this, then local
institution,' in the triumph" of the great
'experiment . of a free government, based
upon the' selfevident, -equal and unaliena
ble rights of man as man. '' '
' "Though they did not recognize Slavery
as national, and without, in fact at all re
cognizing, they yet tolerated it as a local
.institution. ' We will not question thepol
' icy then pursued we wage no political
War against it as it was. tolerated as a local
r as State institution, -. ,- -.- .-:
are unwilling to disturb any of the
.'gnarnnlees (si the Constitution.' ! We dis
claim any' intention to interfere-with it, in
'any State of this Union. We have no
sympathy with any who desire such legis
lative interference by Congress,
. The condition of the institutio so dif
. ferent ; from what was regarded as its man
ifest destiny, having extended its area and
' grown into a formidable power, instead of
diminishing" in extent and influence, . fur
; nishes a powerful demonstration of the
danger, of temporizing with evil, and com
' promising fundamental principles. : '
Relying on-the patriotism of tho people
' of the Northern- States, and their deep
and abiding devotion to the Union,, the
Slave" power has made demand after de
- mand -of them,""ftnd rdfnired "concession
' after concession, and a dissolution of the
' Union ihe alternative. - It assumes to say
. what shall and what shall not be done
within th Emits- of constitutional legis-.
lation, and that, unless its demands are
. , obeyed, this Union shall- be dissolved.
, And they .charge upon that portion of the
' people of this GoTonnnent, who deny that
they have a right to make any such alter
native and who refuse a servile obedience
. to their commands, a want of fidelity t
- tho Union that they are disunionists. '
' ' " " The Republican party do not upon any
contingency, upon the adoption of any poli
cy or constitutional legislation whatever,
propose to dissolve, or permit tho Union
. to be dissolved." "Tho Union must and
! shall bo preserved,", is one of the planks
of its platform, and it will labor with an
- jutmnet mimrtBA tf Ttllt doWA tllO SPint Of
disunion, in whatever quarter a my anse.
NotwiUistendlng a departure from the
early policy of our government upon the
1o4 pKfl.nied its tenden-
ey, and given it strength and power to the
imminent danger of our free, institutions,
we w.re jot disposoV even after the pass
age of the Fugitive Slave Law, io accept
it, with alliCs enormities and Wamous pro
vitions, as finaEty as such" it was pro?
churned as such ks passage was" swnrocL
But at tBe demand of this same interest,
an administratiori pledged against slavery
Jigitation, pledged to regard.; tae Compro
mise' of 1850 as a finahty to the agitation
in Congress or out of it re-opened the agi
tation disregarded one of the most sol
emn and important cotnprotnises ever made
violated the plighted faith of the nation
-'-ruthlessly robbed freedom of the consid
eration secured by her contract; after Sla
very had received ,snd still enjoys, retains,
and is forever secured in the possession of
the equivalent agreed to be given.' "A large
territory forever consecrated to freedom, has
been opened up to the. corse of human
bondage. ' Already the chains of the bond
men are clanking upon the prairies of Kan
sas, and Free Speech and Freedom of the
Press, the constitutional guarantees of ev
ery -: American citizen, are: denied : to free
white men upon the' territory of oar com
mon country. The adminitration has al
lied . itself to a . sectional party to. the
Slave Power to crush out Liberty, .and
sanction by the military force of the na
tion, a ' foreign invasion and usurpation.
Men whose only crime was love of liberty,
have been murdered, others have been; im
prisoned, and others forced to fiee with
their families from their homes on Ameri
can soil and within the jurisdiction of the
UnitedStates, for daring to believe and as
sert that slavery was sectional and freedom
Thus lias this arrogant, , usurping, ag
gressive power trampling upon Compro
mises, violating plighted ' faith, having
been fostered, protected, extended and sus
tained by concession after concession, un
wisely and tftrforiunatcly made for the sake
of peaceby fraud and intimidation re
moved the barrier, and are now seeking by
fraud and violence, hostile invasion and
bloodshed, to force Slavery into Kansas.
Shall they succeed ! ; Shall Slavery he
extended, is the great and paramount isstto
in ther present campaign! This is its
great struggle for power for comeplete
supremacy. - The day of Compromises
has gone by their faith has been broken
it never can be relied on that confi
dence without which Compromises are val
ueless, has been lost and cannot be regain
ed. " We believe that tho exteirtion of Sla
very may be prohibited and the Union
maintained that a return to tho policy of
the Fathers of tho Republic is the only
way in which tho aggressions of slavery
are to be constitutionally restrained and the
peace and harmony of our countryj and
the perpetuity of our free institutions se
cured. "'."' "",
. And thus blleving, wo will labor with
whatever influence we may possess, for the
election of Johh C. Fremont and the success
of the Republican party, as the only means
now left to bring back, tho Government to
the principles of Washington and Jeffer
son to restrain the' extension; of human
slavery to put an end to civil war, and
secure every mau in the Constitutional
rights ;of freedom of thought trad speech,
wherever he may stand upon tho soil of
our common country.
i Is sent to numerous persons who are not sub
scribers. We should like to have them become
sneh if they like tie paper. - -
. This number of the "Rrputiican." cannot fair
ly be considered a speciraoit sheet, . The hurry
and confusion incident to starting, and the want
of exchanges firora . which to taaie .selections,
have all conspired to prevent us making as good
a paper this week as 'tis our wish to make...
SEND IN THE NAMES.
f ersons having Prospectuses with subscri
bers' Barnes to this paper on them, and . have
not already done so, will please send in the
names immediately. . Perhaps they had better
send us a list of the names, retaining the Pros
pectus, and get as many more subscribers as
- Mr, Ajoros in his speech in the Court
House on Saturday last, said that he stood on
the same platform then, that he stood on in '50.
If he told the train, there nag1 tee .an awful
turning over" to him since tien, off tiff part of
the Locofocns.- .
. Persons wishing to attend the Mass Re
publican Meeting at Hassillon on the 27th, can
go and return by Rail' Road for half (are. Per
sons leaving here on the $ o'clock train can re
turn that evening, having most of the day to
spend in Massillon. ... It will be" a rouser of a
meeting. Mr. Bueunoaui and others- of best
speakers in the nation will be there.
Mr. Sapp's Speech.
' There are several articles crowded out of to
days paper which we expected to have in, and
which will well pay for their perusal; among
them is Major Sapps speech, made in Congress
a few weeks ago. The Mnjor's re-nomination
seems to bother our opponents considerable.
He will relieve them of it all on the 2nd Tues
day in- October.- m
No Convention has been held in this judicial
sub-district for the nomination of a candidate
for Judge. The unanimous choice of the Hon.
M. Welker by all the counties comprising it,
rendering a Convention unnecessary.
Such unanimity in a nomination in these office-seeking
times, is a very high compliment,
to the eminent qualifications of the Judge- for
that important position.
We are pleased to learn that ther Judge- sus
tains all over the district the reputation which
he has earned in this sub-division- among men
of all parties for promptness and decision, in
dustry ability and integrity, ad whih so em
inently, fit him for the posilionjin which a large
majority of men of all parties desire to retain
him for the next term. :
Ilasr, J, K- GmniNGs.- 'f he friends of Free
dom everywhere will rejoice to learn that the
People of Ashtabula c District have re-nominated
Mr. GiDonccg for Congirss, and vill re--elect
him by an unprecedented majority in that
former District for rousing majorities for Free
Ppeech, Free, Soil, aud Free Men.
Proceedings at Coshocton.
We find the following among the resolutions
passed by the Republic Conveation at Co
.shoetoaoif iheSth insL,as published in the
Progrettve Agei V. i, ;
Boohed. That we heartity approve of .the
energy, ability, and fidelity, of our representa
tive in Congress, Hob. W: R. Sapp. and proud
ly exhibit hint as an example of able and faith
ful statesmanship, worthy of the representative
of a Republican District.
"Retohei, That we review with pleasure the
ability, acumen, and promptness, with which
the Hon. Martin Welker, has hitherto discharg
ed the duties of Judge of our Coramoa Pleas
District. His conduct as Judere has ever mani
fested that he is a courteous gentleman, an lwn
est man. and an able jurist.
tSmnteri, That this Convention declare the
Hon, Mama Welker, to be the nominee of -the
KepublN-aa party of .this county for re-election
to the office of Judge of Common Pk-aa in this
District," .'--',.. .is -.
All of which we heartily endorse. It will be
seen by the report of the proceedings of the
Congressional Convention for this Congression
al- District, held at Coshoeton en the 13th inst.,
that Wji. R. Saw was renominated by accla
mation. There was a full Delegation from each
county present, and the utmost unanimity pre
vailed, every Delegate being' enthusiastic in the
support of the nominee, and without exception
pledged themselves to etefy honest effort to in
crease the triumphant majority given Major
Safp at his last election, in the coming contest
Extra Session of Congress!
The House Bill making appropriations for the
Army, having a clause in it preventing the Pres
ident from using any part Of the' money so ap
propriated, in keeping up a standing array in
Kansas to help the Border Ruffians in making
that a Slave State, and in expelling from it all
Free State-men seeking a home there, the Sen
ate refused to concur in it, and the Bill was lost.
Congress having adjourned President Pierce
issued his proclamation calling au extra session
to meet on the 21st of this month.
Under the circumstances, so new to us, the
question naturally enough is, what will be donef
"Will the House yield from its righteous posi
tion? We have not a fear of it. Let the Presi
dent, who is but the mere slave of the tyrant
oppressors of Kansas, set afloat all his influences
for corruption. He will find that he has ineor
repfoifemen to deal with." Let the Ruffian
press, and the Ruffian orators, fame and rage,
they will find that they are not talking to
cowards. "The wheels of Government have
stopped 1" shrieks the Plain Dealer, tbe States
man, and all of that crowd.' Well, let them
stop. If there is no road for the "wheels of
Government," but over the dearest rights of the
defenceless citizens of our territories in heav
en's name, let them "stop !" Better that they
should rot upon their axels, ihanthu to revolve.
The House is right in itsaetioft. Let it stand
by its position and the people will stand with
thera. So at least will stand nine-tenths of the
people of Northern Ohio.. Not aU. S. bayoxet
FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF TBE BoGTS LAWS OF
Kansas ( Let us stand by that and see what
may torn up. Millions, if necessary," for the
legitimate purposes of our government but not
a dollar for advancing the schemes of the Mis
Thus thet Coke. "-Almost every Republican
paper we see, contains a list of names of promi
nent Democrats in the county where the paper
is printed, who are now going for Freedom and
Sixty -six Democrats, of Cleveland, who voted
for Medill List fall, met in the court-house in that
city on Saturday last and organized a Fremont
Club. Enthusiastic speeches were made and
the best of feeling prevailed. Large accessions
to the "sick list" are being made daily, and the
desertion has but just commenced. - . .
These men have lost all faith in the Demo
cratic party, and in its administration of the
Gefieral Government they are earnest men
liberty-loving men, and who have seen their
fondest hopes of a reformation of their party,
trailed in the dust, andto their surprise have
found themselves called on to kneel at the shrine
of slavery; not indignant, but in sorrow and de--spair'
they have abandoned their standard, and
joined the ranks of those who do battle under the
glorious banner of Liberty, Freedom and Fre
mont, and their example, and their influence will
not be lost upon the intelligent freemen: of the
North; even upon those who yet remain in the
ranks of corruption and under tie folds of the
Pirate Flag of Slavery and its extension, will
their courage to do right be appreciated.
PotmcA Fossrr. Rexatxs.-One of the most
amusipg features of the present revolutionary
era is the resurrection of old party hacks who
tuna up from time to time anddeclair them
! selves- iff favor of other party tacks. " From
Maryland alone, We lave the Hon. Randt John
sox. Senator Pf-att and Sefistor Peaece, all of
whom are out with long arguments in favor of
Buchanan. These gentlemen are fossil i emauis
of the old Whig party, and thourougli old wo
men in breeches. ' They have none of the youth,
the enthusiasm, the spirit which marks this age.
They are strangers to it and they turned from
the intelligent vivid movement which is carry
ing Fremont forwar J to join in the funeral pro
cession in honor of the old bachelor who tossed
his shins in Pennsylvania.-.
' Dl8UlHONISTS FOR BUCHANAIT. 'The Ofl-
ly papers in tho STorth that we know ofj
which openly advocate a dissolution of the
Union, are tho Anti-Slavery Standard, of
Boston, stiiAnti-SIavery Bugle, of Salem,
in this State, and' they are both laboring
with -a zeal worthy of a better cause, to
insure the election of Buchanai. Wbn
iJElA Phillips, another crowwsi Abolition
ist, said to be the most eloqnent man ift
the V nitod States, is also out forBrjCH'ANA'.
He says he still has hopes of dissolution,
and that the election of Buchasan may ef
fect that object.. .:.
jCST Since the nomination of Major Sapp
in this Congressional District, you don t
hear much said among our political oppo--nents
as to who their candidate will proba
bly be. Two weeks ago, there seemed to
be a general scramble to get the nomination,
now there seems to be a general scramble
to get out the way ofit. " Some say Dui
bae iliinks ho can stand it to do mado a
sacrifice of the second time, .
. E"f The Washington Sentinel calls the Re
publican nominee "a man of straw," to which the
Louisville Journal replies that the phrase k a
very happy one, inasmuch as the Republicans
are just at present "sucking up" the Senlineti
party with a relish and rapidity worthy of the
Every breeze from the North comes
Udun with: ominous guDngs, which tells of
Democratic spirits passing through Republican
straws.- At the present rate of suction. Democ
racy at the North will be totatly drunk by Re
publicanism, and Republicans totally drunk
with Democracy, before next mouth.
g"gF The old federalists of Connecticut arc go
ing for Buchanan. All right.- They remember
his serv ice against "Madison's War."
The Democracy of New York.
In puersuaaeeofa call signed by over 100 of
the Radical Democracy of New York State, a
Convention tespectable in umbers' as'earBest
in enthusiasm, met st Syracuse, on Thursday,
July 24; h, to'take into consideration their dnty,
j Democrats. and eitLiesv in this crisis of our
country's aCaira.; -Its members were earnest and
sincere, roorsatixatted to the.country than to the
party, more soUeitous for the triumph of just prin
ciples than fur the supremacy of an organization,
and hence their deliberations were marked by ai
elevation of patriotism and a wisdom of decision
that partizan Content ions rarely ahain.v They
took a rapid bat accurate survey of the field be
fore them ; deliberated long and earnest ly, upon
the best ai4 sorest method; of ; warding" off the
1 dangers. by which the country ia threatened, and
of preserving the Union and the fundamental
maxims upon which it is based ; and the result
of all was an unanimous determination to sup
port Fremont and Datton, whose nomination
they cordially endorsed; ' '
. When it is remembered that the men compris
ing this Convention have! long been recognised
as leaders of the Democracy of New Tort," and
that, heretofore, while Democracy was yet some--thin
more than a blind adoration of the princi
ples and policy of Calhoun, they exercised a
potential influence in the affairs of the party, an
influence felt, chiefly by: the honest masses, by
whome Democratic doctrine in its purity has al
ways been cherished it will be granted by the
most unempromising of our opponents, that their
present action will be powerful in determining
the political character of the State. - The truth is
the party in New York is broken up and disor
ganized. The Cincinnati Platform has done the
work that the defeat of the Wilroot Prov iso be
gan ; and this Convention repudiating Buchan
an and the principles which he has avowed, is
but one of the indications, that there is a revolu
tion now going on that will sweep the traitors to
the Democratic sentiment into that limbo from
whence none return. The people long ago tired
of the domination of the Slave Power. We see
that, the feeling has reached the partizan leaders ;
and henceforth their revolution progresses in
double quick time. Clear the way for New
York I . ,
- Gebkan Turner Convention Declaration
for Fremont. A Convention of Delegates from
the German Turnvcrein Associations of New
York, New jersey and Connecticut was held
recently at Military Hall in Ewen street, Wil
liamsburgh, for the purpose of amicably arrang
ing some matters of difference between the East
ern and Western associations. Frank Deck,
presided, and F. Hnne acted as Secretary.
Twenty -eight societies were" represented, and
the matters in question were duly arranged.
Afterwards a political discussion arose, and the
delegates reported that all of the associations
were in favor of the election of Fremont. "There
are 60,000 Turners in the United States, of
whom about 7,000 reside in the Southern States,
and are is favor -of the election of Buchanan. . In
New York and New Jersey there are about 10,
00Q Tumertvand it is reported that with the
exception of about .200, they are Fremont.
The Ostend Manifesto. -A Washington cor
respondent of the New York Evening PoH says
the original draft of the Ostend Conference man
ifesto is still in exintenee in this country, This
interesting document is mainly in the hand writ
ing of James Buchanan, with certain addition
by Soule and John Y. Mason. But it is noticea
ble that all the piratical, fillibustering portions
of it, including the "Highwayman's plea," are
left unaltered in the legible penmanship of Mr,
Buchanan. '' "-.u ; . :
fg The Hartford Prett says a bookselling'
house in that city, a few days since, sent out a
specimen copy of the "Life of Buchanan," by Mr.
Horton, to a regular customer in a manufacturing
village of this State, . It was returned the next
day with the fbllowiAg message: "There is no
demand for this here, but if you have the "Life
of Fremont,1- of any edition, send us as many cop
ies as you choose,"
' " r
S3T The story going the rounds of the
Locofocoes press, that the Hon Thomas
Ewiso and Corwin had both declared for
Buchanan, is false. They are both, just
where you would expect to find such men,
-for Freedom and Fremojtt. Mr. Ew
fsa made a stirring speech for Fhemo"st, a
few evenings siice, at Piqua. ...
"South Carolina's Address to her Sons',"
is versed an the Pod. It concludes with the
appropriate appeal:' : - . '
Th taBd tht knap forth one CaIhon
m Exhausts it crop of Rrnins ;
-' Bat yon hftv hnwte-knivea Instead, '
. And gutU-percl-a cuies, r- r .
Tie'nrjjraf"p your cnUa-percha club, ' , ' '
. Approach with quiet tread, '
Pon't argue with tbeeaitilT wretch,.
. Bat knock Mm. on the bead.
f HB "Void of AenBt CSii.fl While the or
gans of the Border Ruffian Democracy arc boast
ing over the accessions of "old line" Henry Clay
Whigs to the ranks to the slavery propagrand
ists, let us see what were the sentiments o that
great patriot upon the extension of slavery. In
1850 his language was ;'
"But you cannot put your finger upon any
part of the Constitution which conveys the right
or the power to carry slaves from one of the
States of the Union to any Territory of the Unit
ed States. Nor, sir, can I admit for a single
moment, that there is any separate or distinct
right upon the part of the States or individual
members of the States any portion of the peo
ple of the United States,"to carry slaves into
Territories, under the idea that those Territories
are held in common between the several States."
A Prophecy Two Years Old.
' . We of the North are cold-blooded and slow to
ttove Carried away with the excitement of
business-; choked by the "cares and anxieties"
of this wilidfvar bravo mnd nvlile impulses are
apt to become sluggish and inactive. Were this
not so, how could we forget such stinging words
as Mr.- Stephens, of Georgia, addressed, two
years ago to the Northern members of the House
of Representatives who protested against the
Kansas bill Said Mr. Stephens : .
. . WcIIj gcntfomeiS you make a good deal of
clamor ob the Nebraska measure, but it don't
alarm us at all.-' We have got nsed to that kind
of talit You have threatened before, but have
nerer performed. You have always caved in, and
you will' again.- You arc ttmovlunff.vMk-liver-ed
net. Ot course you Will oppose ; we expect
that; biit we don't care for your opposition.
You will rail, hut we don't care for' your rail
ing.' Yon will hiss, but so do adders. We ex
pect it of adders, and expect it of you. You
are like the devils that were pitched over the
battlements of HeaTen into Hell. They set up
a howl of discomfiture, and so do yoiv But
their fate was sealed, and so is y ourt Yon mutt
submit to the yoke, but don't chafe.- Gentlemen,
we have got you in our' power.- Yon tried to
drive ustothjs wall in 1850, but times are chang
ed. You went a wooling, but have come home
fleeced. Dont't bo so impudent as to complui.
You will only he dapped m the facet Don t re
sist. You will only be lathed into obedience. '
Ha--! not recent scenes in Washington ami
the general conduct of the Toombs, Douglas and
Stephens school, proved that they are men of
acts, as' well as of words T- Such words, and
such acts, however, and live long alter both tae
speakers ami the actors are forgotten.
JJljfOne'of the Chicago Booksellers has receiv
ed orders for seven hundred and fifty copies of
the Lite of Fremont. nnd only one order, and that
for but ten copies. of the Life'of Bixuanan. This
fact shows the drift of public sen! imeiit.
It is reported that Mf;. J. Glancy Jones, of
Penn.- has been fixed on .as Mr. Buchanan s
Minister to "England. ' He will be appointed,
we presume, at the same time that Col. Forney
is fsade Secretary of State, -August Belmont
Secretary of the Treasury-, Dan: E, Sickles Se
cretary of rWarV and. Isaiah Rynders Collector
of New York.' A .
The Fremont Club at Houesdalc, Penn., held
its second meeting on the 16:h inst. It was a
cheering meeting. They say Wayne Co. will
give Fremont 600 majority.
The Mobile Evening Kern (Fillmore), in al
luding to the fact that The Kete (Meant Deutsche
Zatituij is strong; for Fremont, asks,' why they
do not pull down the establishment." Is it thus
that Republicanism is fo be made sectional? '''
Still another party has just taken the field,
which will probably run neck and neck with
tire Fihuoreites. , The Eiblc Timet, a religious
weekly of Baltimore, edited by Rev. Thos. H.
Stockton, nominates Judge M'Lenn as President
and Honj. Theodore, Freiinghuyseil as Vice
President;. . , : . , . ;
Judge Ji Dixon-, formerly a leading 1 Democrat
of Putnam County. Ohio, editor of The.Pvtnam
Comity Citizen, and for many years' Probate
Judge, is going into the fight for Fremont with
his whole heart and bouL Elan Day, jr., late
editor of a Democratic sheet in the same county,
and all his life a staunch Democrat, has also join
ed the Republican party, - -: ' ' '
' Gen. Cass is going to stump Illinois for Bu
chanan. When he last stumped Michigan she
went Republican. To avert that calamity this
Fall, when his Senatorial term expires, it is sup
posed that he will confine his exertions to other
States. ' ;
A Chicago bookseller advertised the lives of
Fremont and Buchanan at the same time, and
the sales the next two days were, Fremont 740,
Buchanan I0.: . '
. The Philadelphia Timet gives the following
birdseye view of the Buchaneef camp in that
city says: .
"Jls aft evidence of the discord which at pres
ent exists in the self-styled Democratic party,
we call attention to the fact that in mafiy of the
wards which constitute the City of Philadel
phia, there are three distinct organizations, each
calling itself Democratic, and professing to be
in favor of Buchanan for the Prcsidencv.- In these
several political bodies feelings' of the most
rancorous character are generated, which mani
fest themselves whenever an oportunity offers'
There is not a single Fillmore paper in Ver
mont, and it is understood theat there will be
no Fillmore ticket in that State Of the po
litical newspapers in the Mountais State, 23
support Fremont and five are for Buchanan.
At a Buchanan rally in Cumminsville, Ham
ilton County, Ohio, 39 persons are present. Af
ter organization, 27ie Commercial states that 11
Democrats withdrew and organized a Fremont
Ttie Monroe (Mich.) Commercial, one of the
oldest Democratic papers ii the State this week
hauls down the nigger driver's flag, with the
names of the Cincinnati candidates, and runs
up Fremont and Dayton.
The Charleston (S. C.) Mercury says the Dem
ocratic leaders seem to be smitten with that
madness which is the forerunner of destruction.
No doubt of it ; the madness has been long on
them, and the destruction close at hr.nd,
Hon. Thomas Corwin. Mr. Corwin was in
New York on the 14th. The Evening Post of
that date, in reply to a hope expressed by the
Albany Statesman that Mr, C would take the
stuinp for Fillmore, says:
Mr. Corwin will not be oft the Stumo for Mr,
Fillmore, and has repeatedly signified his in-
tention not to ote for him. He will vote for
Fremont and Dayton. .
Death of Attorney General Kimball. We
are pained to hear of the death of Attorney
General Kuibaix. at his residence in Medina,
yesterday. . He had been ill with dyscntary for
some days, ; .
Mr.- Eimbalx was last fall elected to the office
he filled with marked ability and to the gener
al acceptance of the people, and he has been
cut off in the prime of life and in the midst of
his usefulness. The blow will be sudden and
sad to his many warm personal friends and ac
quaintances in Ohio and abroad.
. Mr. K. had just completed his arrangements
o'make'this city his home, and practice his pro-'
fession. Cleveland Herald, Aug. 16.
Cr awfishiSg. The Democrat ic Senate boldly
p.issed three River Appropriation bills over the
vetoes of President Pierce, but the requisite
majority has now been subdued by the lash of
Toovbs and other Southern Buchanan masters.
The House a few days ago passed the bill for
improving the Desmoines Rapids over the.veto
of the President by a vote of 13ff to 54", but it
was fost ift the Senate by a vote of 32 to 17, not
two-thirds. King Veto is himself agairiV .
The Vote of Missouri.
' Pending the Gubernatorial contest, Col. Ben
ton frequently proposed in his speeches that
should the Democratic opponent receive more
votes than himself, that the Benton Buchanan
Electoral ticket should be withdrawn. StrC
Polk having received a larger vote for Governor
than Col. Benton, his organ the St. Louis Dem
ocrat, has accordingly withdrawn the Electoral
ticket nominated by the Convention which
nominated Beaton. This ensures the State to
Buchanan, and extinguishes the last prospect of
Mr. Fillmore even in the Slave StatesV
-g"WLVTiR Davis, of Baltimore made a
speech in the House of Represent! ves last week,
m which, says one of the most reliable of the
letter writers, he spoke of the Buchanan party
as a southern- sectional party, and intimated
that so long as southern men- supported it they
could not blame northern men for" supporting
Fremont. He passed a high eulogy on Speaker
Banks, who, he said, had graced the chair as it
had not been graced for thirty years. '
jThe ruffians who blockaded the Missouri
thoroughfare to Kansas are beginning to find
that they have declared war not only against
the Free State Emigrants, but also against their
own bread arid butter. The St. Louis Repufci
eon, their own organ, thus confesses the effect of
"The river continues full of boats, but they
are compelled to Ke in port a long time before
getting lreight- enough to go with. The Maftlnx
Jcaetl, Heralil, Genoa, and Emma, fay at the
wharf all of last week, and went out on Satur
day not half loaded, and not more than 20 or
30 passengers left on them all put together.
Some half dozen Missouri river boats had laid
up. but there arc tAow running double the num
ber required to do the business."
Wiirrb Mb. Biioiianan Stands President
Pierce, in a late speech, says of the nomination
of Mr. Buchanan:
"1 congratulate you that- your choice ha fhlien
on a man who stands on the IDENTICAL
PLATFORM THAT I OCCUPY, and that he
willstarid by the SAME with the standard low
ered never an inehl" "
Stephen Arnold Douglass in his late New
York speech, said:' -
"Buchanan and myself have' for several' years
bncfr, ever since 1 came into public life, 11 KLD
THE SAME TOSITION on the slavery ques
tion from In-ginning to end."
Now hear what Buchanan says:
-I hnvo b-en placed on a PLATFORM
WHICH 1 HEARTILY APTROVK. and I
must square my conduct by that platform."
Iowa all Right-Both Republican
Says the Chicago Tribune of Tnesdoy-
have iufonnatioa-of the most positsve baracter,
from Butlington, touring us, -.11181 Cuffis, the
Republicak. candidate for Congress, elected
by a innjbrity of probable twelve hundred, go,
all doubt Is dissipated, and our friends in Ifli
nois and elsewhere are entitled, to th privilege
of jubilating over' the victory to their hearts
content. We have no means of knowing what
the exact majority on the State ticket will be,
as a few small counties are yet to be heard from:
But we do not believe that the result will cause
us to meterially change the figures which we
first marked down seven thousand for freedom
and Fremont !
Candidates Elected. The Backbone of Ohio.
The Wayne County Republican Convention
held at Wooster, on Friday last, was the largest
County Convention ever held on the backbone
Of Ohio. ' ' ' . -t ' '
- - The enthusiasm, the determination, the har
mony of the masses there assembled was com
plete; the backone of Ohio is as stiff as a stake.
Look for an avalanche at Massilloa on the
27th. - .
We have witnessed five Presidential elections
since 1832, and we do not rwn'ember ene in
which a candidate that was taken up for the first
time made such wonderful progress as. Col.
Fremont has done within the past six or seven
weeks Gem Jackson was eight years a can
didate before he was elected. Gen HarrL-on
was also eight year before the public, and was
defeated on the first trial. : Gen. Taylor was
nearly four yearn conspicuously before the peo
ple before he seised hold of the public mind.
No candidate, no man ever made such progress
in so brief a period as Col. John C Fremont has
done. Arguing" frbust the past, there is hardly
anything which we may not expect of him in
the future. According to present appearances
he will sweep every Northern and Western
State, by an unprecedented majority, and will
poll a vote in the South that will astonish the
Hard up for Comfort.
The Statesman publishes extracts from busi
ness letters received to show the glorious pros
pects of Bcchanan. Here is oae. -
A letter from Scipio, Indiana, says : "We are
surrounded by Black Republicans, but I think
they are droppifig off.- They are hot for the
Wooly Horse and riggers, but I think the De
mocracy are right side up."
Col. Medart may call that letter comforting,
but if so he is thankful for small favors
Here is another
Keasavqve, Van Buren Co., Iowa, Jury 28,1 S56.
Dear Col.-: Enclosed you will fiud five dol
lars for the Weefcty statesman, wtuct. yon will
place to in v credit
1 have been a constant reader of the Statt
man from the time that von and I had so mauv
invitations to drink hard cider and raise log cab
ins.- - . ;. .... ;
Now there is comfort in that letter, just five'
dollar's worth. : .. . ....
We hope the Statesman will continue, its eS-
tracts,and keep us-posted as to the politics, ire
other States ., . '.
Mr. Platform speaks for Mr. Buchanan.
When the Keystone State Club called upon Mr.
Buchanan, a day or two after his nomination he
Gentlemen two weeks ago t should have
made vou a lone sr-eeeh. but now I have been
placed upon a PL-it form, of which 1 most hearti-
ly approve, and that can speatc lor me.. nemg
the representative of the great Democratic' party,
and not simply James Buchanan-. 1 must sqnare
my conduct according to the platform of that
party, and insert no new Plank nor take one
frorii it.. The platform is sufficiently broad and
national for the whole Democratic pafly.-
Well, then, let us hear what Mr. Platform
says, since he is the spokesman1.- Hear! Hear!
i . Resolved, That ine'admmisrraffoii of Frank
lin Pierce has been true to Democrat ic. princi
ples arid therefore true t the' greatest interests
of the country; in the face of a violent opposi
tion he has maintained the laws nt. horne'. and
therefore we piwlaim UNQUALI
FIED ADMIRATION OF HIS MEASURES
AND POLICY r
The following paragraphs from a recent able
speech of Charles Dilpin, Esq., of Philadelphia,
exposes a silly piece of current political non
sense i . .
"The cant phrase employed most bv deftia-
gognes, now-a-days, is, I kiiow no North, no
South, no East, no West; it is used: Without
rhyme or reason, until it is fairly worn out, and
has become entirely unmeaning -
"We all know that there is a North, a South, a
East arid a West, and we all admit them to equal
rights under" the Constitution.- We' know there
is a Pennsylvania, and a Maryland, a Maine and
a Texas, and respect their rights under the Con
"I think I know what Pennsr-Ivariia reserved
arid what: she conceded to the tTnion under the
Constitution and what Maryland reserved and
conceded.- Knowing it, I intend to sustain these
reservations and concessions, whether of the Free
or of the Slave States I intend to stand by the
Constitutional guarantees-, under all circumstan
ces, and to make open1 rcsistoB.ee to attempted
aggressions or irifiactiotis of them, come from
what qjiarter'or in what mariner they may."
More "German Ingrates."
Gnstavus Strove and Lorenzo Breritano; the
compatriot of Heckcr, have likewise declared
for Fremont and Dayton. Postmaster Grey, of
the Cleveland Plaindcalcr will probably . now
issue another manifesto on the "ingratitude"
and mischief-making" propensities of "these
hairy -dipped fiircig'ners.'' '."'''
Stuve, who has for the last few1 years devoted
much of his time to writing a Universal Histo--ry,
several volumes of which have already left
the press, has addressed a letter to the German
citizens, dated Dobbs Ferry, July 18, in which
he urges them to" aid the cause of Republican
ism by voting for Fremont and Dayton ; Be
says:'-. ' ' ' '
"It is a fact thaf Fremont arid the Repubtican
party strive to make Kansas a free State, whilst
Buchanan and his party are lnborino; to make
it a slave stale. The fate of Kansas will he
Bhared by Nebraska, Washington and Oregon.
Should slavery Tgain Kansas, the other territo
ries will be lost 'to freedom and the preponder
ance of the slaveholders will then be so that the
southern aristocracy will be able to domineer'
over the North as thev do now over the South
" Be Hot deceived',
dear friends. In the pending contest slavery
is the paramount issue.- True, it is not to be
decided whether freedom or slavery shall solely
exist in this country, but it is a question con
cerning the rest riction or extension of slavery.
"For the cxtensiori of slavery no real oppon
ent of Despot ism can vote. . The worst form in
which despotism appears is slavery. Louis Na
poleon and the Austrian Emperor do not de
prive their subjects of personal liberty they
never sell men, women and children at public
Brrntano's letter appears in English in the
Kalamazoo Telegraph. He cautions the Ger
mans not to be frightened at the bug-bear Know
Nothingism, which is the principnl stork in
trade of the German Buchaftier journals.
The Great Fire at PrsnoT. Oino. At the
recent destructive coiSflngration at Pomerr, two
Printing Offices. Court House, Post Office, and
principal business portion of the town were en
tirely destroyed. Forty-two buildings ia all
were burned, and twenty-six families were ren
dered houseless. Loss of property from ;100.
000 to ! '.-00,000. The origin of the fire, ac-si-di-ntal.
FIGHTING IN KANSAS.
CHICAGO. Aug. 19.
oUrUmw ne3 wis received fr,m R"n
sas this morning. ; he Free State men g of all
"-w discovered an !Q-ganized plan of t n'le
midcreanta an(r border forees, to (-oncentf1- "-d
men, arms, nd nmmimition at Aitrl, - la-
points in the Territory, for the purpose of qi -sudden
"general attack; immediately afte"! 2
the adjournment of Congress, to extennin -ate
or expel all Free State Settlers. Twelve PIKE .
fortified Block Houses were erected at differ- anl fr ,.
ent pro-slavery p6ihts-oneal Shawnee, aisE?' "''-'"
at Ossawatamie and tne at VtiltHn ''MVT
supplied with cannon rifles and ammunition,
and garrisoned principally by Missourians
ana isutora s men. . l iff
On the nightof the j2th insf, tympany
ojf Free' Statesmen "attached th? Fort at
Franl-Iiiv for the ptfrpose of'set'-urin arms,
anticipating the attack threatened " by the
forces there, and the garrison was stronger
than was supposed, and the. fight lasted
four hours. - One Free- State man killed
and two seriously wounded. Three Mis
sotirians wounded and none killed.
The Free State men had captured one
tlock house and took one camion and fifty
stand of arms, mostly rifles- taken at the
seigo of Lawrence, irt' May.' -' No other
houses in Franklin we're disttahed. Tha
Missonrians retreated to a large camp on
Washington creek, south-west of Lawrence.
The intelligence reached here Thursday. ffice.
j o otner aiTroance. a company of
dragoons occu.ad Franklin on AVjdnesday
morning - - . . ...,.'. r
The Leavenworth Joifrnal of the 14th.
il""vtro nftnina ft flnrmrtrr mil ' tA ftrmc.
The Bonier towns are excite3, and a generaf -tare
mustering of Missourians demanded by the? aii
pro-Slavery leaders of the Territory. b
Additional intelligence from" Kansas this Jj
aftemoen, states that before th rttnvk orf ;
the fortification at Franklin, the Free Stats'
men applied to the millitAry auiliorities for" .
dispersion' of the same under Shannon's r
proclamation, which was refused. A largar r
meeting was held at Kansas City on tLef i
15th, when it was resolved to send 2,00(1
men into the territory immediately. A. i.
meeting was hekl at Lexington on tho Js
ICtli, which also resolved to send ft quota oj his
man in tbrt &v.tia of thtt diffieultipfi on that r to
The Senate and House have passed, bill over'
the President's vetoes, appropriating $ 15000 r
for deepening the channel over the - St. Clair J
Flats; $100,000 for deepening the channel over .
the Flats at St. Mary's River, and 250,000 for '
improving the Mouth of the Mississippi River-
The Senate alia passed rib feSs than Sixty-eight- I
other River and Harbor appropriation bills by
decided majorities, mating the total amount ap- y.
priated by bill that have passed the. Senate, f-
Among the bills introduced br'M Wadej'of J1
Ohio, and which have" passed the SenafeTarc
bills appropriating $11,500 to Connaul wrN-r; jr-
tl 3.000 to Hnro: 413.500 to Ashtabnla: SrA.- &
500 to Sandusky; $35,000 to Cleveland; $13.
000 to Vermillion; $10,000 to Back Rivur, and
$13,000 to Fairport - i
Liberal appropriations are' also made ro Har
bors oil Lake Ontario, Michigan and Lake Sn-perio-;
arid to the Ohio arid other Western Riv
era. Most of the bill j' will" probably- pass the
House'. Hhat body yesterday passed the bill for
the improvement of the Des- Moines Rapids,
notwithstanding the President's veto, by a rate
of 140 veas to 54 navs. -.-
JjSTDonn Piatt, of Clncinflati, lateSoe-
retary of Legation at Parish's, out wholp-
-beftrted-fbr Fremont.- -ailfcFvMs&ontdy
a Ifemoerotic Judjje of the Hamilton Com-
mon Pleas-, and m the IasT Presidential
campaigh' was active and influential for
Pierce He has always ytherto'eo-ppera-' t
ted with' the Democratic party. '' i
T'iib Issue. Tho"" Charleston Evening"
iVews says r r ' '.' ' ' u" l
"The issue is slavery or bo slavery; it hr
usefess todisriiso if. '"" '- O '
The New York' Day Book declares it to
be the issue, and says: !'
"Woe to those of the Democratic party
who rtinch from the contest" ' " '; ,r?
Tho Washington Uh ion declares ii to t&
the issue of thedav. '-"
Thus speaks a Southern' politician : ;
'"We Southerners intencf to1 niakeT sla
very national, .not" sectional, even at thtf
cost of making a new Sowtltera nation, an
independent slave nation of its own. ' All fex,
cbirTproniises niftst bo abolished and slayi-' "j"
Upward and Onward.
Burlingame, of Massachusetts, the" elo
quent orator, and the fearless man, said ii
his recent speech at Dayton, Ohio'?"''' "
Fremont had "plaeedi the flag' of onr"
country nearer heaven' than any other man,
but not higher than bis own fame, and not
half so high as it was destined to go. '" Ho
was a man holn you (bold not bar," nor'
sell, nor Stare. Applause. Ha had back
bone rtrntring aH the way don. (Cheers.)1
There was a touch of Old Hickory in him,
and when hie was President (as he surely
would be) lot South California nullify if
she darelV There would then be use fr
Southern hemp, for we didn't mean to let
anybody dissolve the Union (tremendoij
applause,' but meant to subjugate all men
to freedom. (Applause.! ' :
The Catholic Press on Fremont.
The following, we believe, U. correcV
list of the Catholic papers in the Engliklr
language, published in the United States?
Pilot, Boston. . ... Herald. Fuilaijphia,;
Sentinel. IJu-falo. jMMlnictur. , "
Mirror. lSalTimore. Sliseeffany. Charleston.-'
Standard, N.Orleans VinJicator, lVtinir. .
Teh-grah. Cincinnati. Leader. St. lnii
Citiien, New York. Catholic 1'ittsr.nrglv
Freeman's Journal, Truth Toller, Boston. ,
Irish News, do Irish American, N. V
Celt, do. - - ' -!
With the exception of ths' dmeriarti
Celt, etlitexl by T. iFArc- MeGee, er '
one of tluse papers is actively and ofLuly
engagwl in the support of Bitr-hanan and1
Breckenride; ant. of course, intensely hrs
tile to Freimmt and Dayton toward whont'
they display moro malignity than -!to the)
groat Anti-Popery champion, Mr. Ffllmoivj
Tho Celt is kukiiig out of , the traces only
in coiisivmcne of the murder of Keating
by HerVrt, arid the n-fusal of the Cim-Iii-tii
ti Convention to take the advice -ahioh
its e-fitor volunteered, touehirur Ue action
of that body in relation to the cpnie. It
will come, around and be in lino with iu.
peers before the day of election.,"'
ine facts aoove stated ailord aCommen--
tary of great sigiiifieanoe nptri the cry that
Col.- Fremont is a Catholic. The 'facts' al
so illustrate tho honest v of th prorsiavorv -
iiMin wnen tncy iiowl about the impro-.ric-ty
of tho inlortrance of religion paper.
in'uvnai wisini. oiv;il lllUfruuitlH-lt IS TUTUl ,
onougn to tatnolic journals; txxl when :
lyote4ant editor ventures tc-oreak, h
conmtitfl a uiiaidowwcriiaa.