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OVKIPIU. I'Al'KU Ji' TUB COUNTY
j A.ATi. i:s riri7.Tt riuViishcis..
NOV. 1, IStH).
STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS
FOR VICE PRESIDENT
HERSCHEL V. JOHNSON
THE DEAD AND THE LIVING.
The Rise and Fall of Parties.
Tho Delnooratic paity
a,1v a cnntnrv n!rn. nt tha time Kintr I
,,..., ...t ii.rt,:..M. i.,,il.,.n..t .1..n!r..l i
Mtuijjy ituii niu ui ui
to tho people of the American colonies
the light "to regulntu their domestic con
cents in their own way." Tho peoplo of I
tho colonies weio denied the light to
make their own municipal laws nud icgu-
Intious, they weio taxed without repio-1
sentation, anil for the ledrcss of these
grievances they made tho Declaration
Independence, and to nclend their nssei led
rights engaged in tho Revolutionary war.
Success crowned thuir efforts in behalf of
freedom, equality ami popular soveioign-.the
ty. Tho Dcinoeiatie popular sovereignty
party wns opposed,
In 1772 by the "Federal party." The
The old Federal patty was conquered and
died while tho Democratic paity lived.
In 1770 tho opposition to the Doinoe
raqy went by tho name of "Cow lioys."
The Deinoeiacy defeated nnd killed that
In I7S0 tho opiiosition rallied under
tho naiuo of "Convention Monarchists,"
nnd they, too, wete slain by tlio Nation
In 170 1 the "lilaekCockadors" eamo up
and the Domociney boat and killed them.
In 1808 tho opposition styled them
ntdves "Anti-.lefforHon luipieshinent
Men." Thoy, likowife, ieiishfd nt tho
hands of tho National Democracy.
In 1811 tho Democracy had to fight
nnd kill tho enemy under the namu of
"Jhitish Bank Men.
In 1812 tho opposition called them
selves "PoaceMon." They aro nlwnys
for poaco when our countiy's lights uio
to defend. Vc, they, too, weio con
higned to peaceful idumbcin by the De
mocracy. lu 181") tho opposition tallied under the
name of "Bluelight Federalists." Thoy
got this name from tho fact of their
leaders having held out hluo lights lo tho
llritiih idiipa. 'J'ho Democracy killed
In 18M tho Democracy had to kill the
"Hartford Convention Federalists."
In 1810 tho opposition styled them
solves Washington Benevolent Society
Men." The Democracy hurried them.
In 1818 they weio called "No Paity
Men," nml the Democracy bout thutn
In 1820' tho "National nepublicans"
came up, thicatened lo destroy the Dem
ocintiu paity.- lu 1821 they cheated
General .Iacuboh out of the Presidency,
hut in 1828 the DemociaVy inllied again
and elected "old Hickory" by n tromenil
In 18!5I tho Whig paity was brough
into existanco to fight tho Dimiociary.
They elected II.miiiison in 1810, andTAY
i.ou in 1848, but in 18i2 their gient
leaders, Oi.av and Wkiistuii having died,
they were so essentially be.iton by tho
Democracy that they went the way of their
In 1851 the "Know Nothing Parly
was trotted out, but liku the gourd
.Iiinii, it sprang up in n night uud with
eied in n day. Tbj sun ol Democracy
was too much for it
In 1855 the Demncincy had to contend
against, and put to lest, an enemy known
ns the "People's Paity."
In 1850 wo had to light and whip tho
lu 1857 they were known ns llepubli
lu 1S58, Republican Americans
In 1800, the opposition call themselves
the Lincoln-Wido-A waku-Itepiiblieans.
This is u faithful record of the names
under which the opposition to the National
Demociuey have made battle against
us. Dovs liny honest, cousiitent and
htraight-foiwmd man desiioto belong
any such ephemeral oiganlcat ions'.' All
honest and pntiiotio men who havo a re
gard fur stability, nil who do not doMio
to be tostcd about by the whims
caprices of the tinusitmy opposition
tho National Doniocraey, should jsiu
ir.,... ! ,.. i. :
jtiiiuv iu w 'u it. Jiia.inriiiiviiiiuiiii'i
guuir.iiiion; its policy is mioi u-oven witn
the govoiuuient of tho country; it
existed from the (list dawn of ficedom up
on tho Anieiiean contient; it pursues
uven tenor of its way whether Hushed with
tietory or covered -with defeat. Should
the Democratic paity bu defeated iu
coming contest it will not die as other
paitics hao done, but it will immediate
ly piep.no fur another struggle, .l.rit.
. . .
so was defeated in 18U4 thiough
management of an open opposition,
thotieaehoryofprofoised fiiends, defeattd
in defence of popular lights nud tho t
of tho people. Iu 1828 the people. uctinff
through tho Democratic party, took
matter in hand and liiuinphantly plnced
at the bond of tho government.
tin will it bo in tlio cvont of the defeat
Jouoi.ab; Inn cause 11 the cntiso of
iYfci'l''0 that people will triumph
VaVy trnk-tors in IM.M
Democrats, Are You Ready!
Democrat, of Holmes comity". yoU)
niAdo a'gnllatitt a gloliuils fight on tlio
second Tuesday of October nnd nchioved
i victory which will ben souroo of piiilo
nnd congratulation ill yeais to cdmo.
ONE MORE CONTEST.
iinl one liioio victory in atoro for you.
Stand to your arms, nml on next Tnos
day let tho noblc-heailod Democracy
"Jilllo Uulinc." roll up nu increased ma
t I .IN . . 1 - - .
yoriV .or weniocrni.c men s.m ne. . .
opponents boast that the "Rnil-spl.tl
lor" will lod.ico tho Domoerntie mjort-1
in Holmes county! Is their bragging!,,,,
founded upon fact, Democrats? Prove
to them ngnin on tho day of election, as
. .I.'.l nt, tt.n T.ikf ..Inj.ltiill ,1'ir (llftt.flinV
. . II .1 . . ...... I. ... I!. .1
00,11,01 11,11 "e
Ruin Their Watchword.
Thoie nro n set of men in this State
who nro determined to ruin because they
cannot lulotho Demoerntie party. All
men who nro actuated by this bp'nit will
vote for Dicckiniidgo, who has no chance
in tho State, instead of voting for Doug-
ofns by which they might defeat Lincoln.
They Uneaten to keep up their organiza
lions in (hu Stute to the extent of in fututc
nominating State And county tickets, with
hope, us they say, of making 200,000
Democrats submit to them. Thoto men
who nro thus endeavoring to elect Lincoln
can go outright to the enemy as soon ns
they wish; the gicat nrmy of Popular
fioveioi'Mity Democrats will not miss
them. If n handful of disorganizes
think they can make pensioned and pnm
peied slaves of tho gicat Democratic ar
my of Ohio they will discover their er
ror boforo they accomplish their dcsiios.
A lot of men tiied the samogamo in 18-18,
by going for Van Burcn, and only nc"
coniplihhed tjjeir own political ruin.
The contost in Ohio is between Doug
las and Lincoln, this every man knows,
and ho who under this state of affairs pie
tends to bo n Democrat and throws his
vote nwny on Breckinridge will plneo n
spot upon his political character that will
stick to him as long as ho live-, it will be
cast up to his children, and even his grand-
childien will not escape it.
If you think you do not know enough
to know whother yon want slavery in a
rerritory whoro you lcside, or not, bu
sine nnd voto tho Republican ticket; for
the doctiino of the Republican party is
that the people become fools just ns soon
as tliP3' enter n Territory, nnd havo no
lights that anybody is bound to respect.
If you ically feel that you would not
lecome n dolt as soon ns you entered a
l'criitory, and that you would ho com
pelled to judgo whether you wanted slav
ery there or not, voto tho Democintiu tick
et; because tho Domocratic doctrino i'h
that n'mnn's wits nio not bounded by n
geographical line. Wo don't belicvo
now, and probably never shall, that a no
gro becomes nn intellectual giant in a
Punitory and all whilo men become
fools. Wo leave to tho Republican party
an exclusive monopoly of that kind of
choice logic. Tho essential olomont of
llopublicanism consif-ts in tho belief that
a man loses his natural rights ns well ns
his common senso ns soon ns ho boconios
a resident of n Tenitoiy. Thoso who co
ineido with that opinion should voto the
The gieatest political demons'tiation
over witnessed in this or nny other coun
try recently came off in Now York city.
Tho Demociney of the Empire State aio
up and doing. The torchlight procession
was the greatest over witnessed by mortal
man. Wu seo by tho Now Yotk papers
that theie wore by count in tho
Fiist Division -1,100
Second " 8,1140
Eighth " v ...
Division of oflicois, oVo. , . ,
Giand total 87,1012
Add to this tho multitude not in ie,
ular oignnk'.ed enmpanios and you havo
half n million in motion at once. Thia
looks like oarnost and angers ttiunvph.
Are You Ready.
Aro tho Democracy of "little Holmes"
all leady for tho gient contest onTuesday
uoxt? Have men in each school district
in the county seen nil their Demoeniti
neighbors nnd got assurance from them
that they will bo at tho election next
Tuesday? Am buggies and wngons pie.
tlw P'"'"1 iu cne towiinhlp to haul iu all who
cannot otherwise uct to tho tiolls?
thn-o things mo not nlready nttended
there should ho no fuitberdelny in
mutter. It is ono Deuincrnt's business
nud duty to nttend to those things just
much as it is Unit of another; wo am
popular sovereigns nlike, all havo a duty
to perforin, nml that is to do all wo can.
Lot us be at it immediately.
"livery nutria t nhould know,-
When huie stand his country, and yonder her
Onu look ut thu brltdit sun. 0110 tunu-r to tho sky
1 .. 1 . !.
thofv " f .J1" ,ul,v uur "U-U8 6,u"ou"
nnd Then on, 11.1 tha jmtng Hon boundi en hlsprfyt
I dwyi eaouaii
niuo! Roll on liko the thunderbolt over the plain!
Wu eom bjf k '" lw' or cc,mu "ot "8"'"'"
Douglas in the South.
1 Judgo Douglas is now addressing im
him 'menso meetings in tho South. At
of Loid, Nashville nnd uvciywhoro clsa
"little Giant" ha, been tho pooplo have
gathered by thousands and tens of thons-jtucued
nnds to hear him.
Who is Responsible for the
Who is Responsible for the Quarrel in the Democratic
Who is Responsible for the Quarrel in the Democratic Party!
It is not tho mnh who plomlfnstly nil.
hcrcs to principle that is bhurtablo for di.
vidiug a party. When In'iS&G tho Detn
ocrntic patty took high'groutHls for pop
ular sovereignly, ami on that issue clott
ed Mr. Rnehaiian President it was his du
ty to his parly, and to his country, to
adhere to that principle throughout hie
i'ttllm,Ulnllon This Mr. Buchanan has
!not done. On that question ho has turnod
com.,lc,OHmiimur.,nlllt Im made war up
Your on lhoM who wou, not .itll uim
- CM,efnlIv mioii air. Hondas, to whom
. t,;u !,..:. r,w ,,,-nnf
proof of this
wo extinct tho following from his let
ter of acceptance, written on tho 16th of
Tlio agitation on the question of Domestic Sla
very has too long ilistraetid nud dlWdcd tho nco
)ilc'of this Union, nnd alienated their afTo- tiom
ti oin cxih other. This uglUtiun Ins nssmni'd
ni iny forms since Its commencement, hut It nw
aecni3 tobe dliceted chiefly to tho Turrit liefij
.nut tti1.rtnp fmlii lu nn.Rnllt. rli.iMnlpr. I thllitr no
niiy Mioivun.icipatallmt It is rapKllv appro lulling
"nuillty '" The , recent legUl.iilonof Coiyjicsi.
respecting domcftlceuver)', dciheil, ns il hu
been, from tho original nnd pure fountain ot'lcglt-
mcnt. This Icgijljtlon Is' fuunded uKin urincipk-s
ns nnclent as free govcrmnentltsel', nnd Innccur-
pluof a Tcnltory.liko those of n Slnte, shall tic-
'I'he Nebratkn-Kansas Act docs no moie thin
ititotitnnd meaning of this act not to loftlslalo i
pj.tvurv iihu uuy icniiuiy ui onii;. iidi iu citiuut: 1
It therf from shut to leave the peoplo thereof rer-.
teetly lice to lorm nml regulate tlioironu clotnes-
the Coiiuimhm of the United' tj'tatos'." This prln-
ciple nlll surely not he voutiorcrted hy nny Indi-
vimiv ol any parly proleing uevouon to pupulur
government. Heebies, how vain nnd illusory
would nny other principle prove, in practice In 10
gurd to Ihe Tcriiti-rics! This is nppiicnt fiom the
fact ndmltted hy nil, lh.it niter a Terillory elull
liavo entered tha Union and lieeomo n Statu, in
constitutional power would then exist which could
preient It from either abolishing or establishing
slaver), ns the ca.e may be, according to its eov
(reign nill nnd ptcaniiie.
When nny man tells you that Douglas
divided tho Demoerntie party stick this
extract from Mr. Buchanan's letter of ac
ceptnmo undor his noso and you will see
n fellow "dry up." Every person knows
that Ruehnnnn nnd his friends have foi-
saken that doctrine, and that Douglas nnd
tho Demoerntie paity still ndhcro to it.
If honestly nnd faithfully adhering to tho
principles of tho Domocratic party will
divide it, then, "lot it rip."
Official Vote of Ohio for 1856
l'-? .. 1,21
t M7 con
1.H21 J, 5 IV
1 .fclMi 1 .71!
Van Wert 75S
rnvn 2.00 1
1,97 i 2,650
1 1 80 I 220
if) 10 'i on
V'i7 i' uii
l'otal 187.197 176-.R7 128.120 199.051 212.8M
" , - - - " "
Jennv T.ind Goblsr-bmidl hns inst re-'
turned io Entrlnnd from n visit of somu
weeks to her nativo oily of Stockholm,
where she was cordially roeoived by her
fiicnds, from whom sho hnd been absent
.oral years. Her successor upon
niusleal stage or Sweden, Louiso Michal,
whom the Swedish critics consider
little If nny inferior, has latoly been mnr-1
lied to her cousin, nnd in imitation
her predecessor, now signs her namo
the1 while nn his way from Marseilles, in
A letter recently leccivod in Louisville.
fiom Hon. William Preston, our Minister
to Spain, Btntes that on the 2d inst.,
fc,l,n,Hh c Miip w wreekoiIJ
His lamily were landed in safety.
The Italian News.
0 MiinAt.ni has nchioved another great
l.iumph, in tho battle of Voltmno. J ho
Bourbon King, wlib has long been in
trenched nt Otipun, n few miles from tho
sen, on tho liycr Yoltiimo, about midway
between tho city of Naples and Oaetn,
attacked tha nrmy of the Liberator, in
greatly superior force, nnd n hnid eonlliet
ensued. Tho battle wns hotly contested
on both sides, for several hours, nnd but
for tho piescnconnd ehaincteiislio person
al valor of GAtiiDALbt, Iho day would
probably have been lost, nnd tho cnuso of
Constitutional Liberty in Itnly would
have resolved a most dishent toning cheek.
jTliu Gntibaldians finally prevailed, nnd
tho royal troops were driven back with
in the walls of Capua. This is decidedly
tho most serious engagement of tho cam
paign the first leally great battle. Tlilb
continued success of Gamdai.di, under the
most nd verso circumstances, will have n
powerful effect in reassuring his support-
eis mm iiiscournging ins opponents,
For 'tlie first time, we believe, Fhancis
, ' '
'II. took tho field in person, llo had ev-
f'0"' - cou.par.Ure.
ly safe position neat the sea coast, to
,.i. ,iou. ,,.,., ,i,.,rn . i0t; l,;
,nake n despointo stiugglo to letnin his
hold upon the power ho has so abused,
n ieUl oM,y w,wn ,,is Iast rcson.,co
should have been exhausted. Meanwhile,
getting )Os.st'f.sion, if pOfisiblo, of the
. i ci 1
htl onguom 01 unpua, ameu uy narmnian
hcinforcements, and may nlieady have
.diivcn the Ronrbon from his Inst position
on iho Peninsula. Tlio stalo of nllairs, nH
left by our last ndviccd, is certainly ciit-ical.
Lincoln and the Ohio Republicans.
"Ah to the first ono, in regaid to tho
Fugitivo Slavo law, 1 have never hesitated
to say, nnd do not now hesitate to sny,
that I think, undor tho Constitution of the
United States, Tim moru: of tiif. South
miK Status Attn untitled to a Co.vouns
bioKAi, FouiTivn Slavu law. Having
said that, I have hud nothing to sny in
icgnid to the existing Fugitive Slavo law,
further than that 1 think it should have
been framed so as to bo free from sonio of
the objections that pitain to it, WITH
OUT LESSENING ITS EFFICIEN
CY. And inasmuch ns we aio not now in
nn agitation in regard to nn alteration
or modification of that law, J would vol
be the man to introduce il uh a new subject
lo a;)itution upon the general question of
Isluven." Abraham LtscoLV, iu the
I Speeches of Lincoln and Douglas, page 88.
At the Republican Stnto Convention
I held nt Columbus, Juno 13th, 1800, tho
i following resolution was liassed:
I Kesolvcd, That pioelaiining our deter-
Iwiaatioii rigid I ' to resiieet the constitu-
A trioifil obligations ininosed uiion tho States
bThe Federal Compact, wo maintain the
HniTjii of the States, tho rights of tho
Stat. nnd tho liberties of tho noonlfi:
nnd in older to obtain thoso ininoitnut
- J . .
ends, WF. DEMAND THK REPEAL
OF THK FUGiTf-VE SLAVU ACT of
1850, us subversive of both the rights of
the States, and the liberties of the people, and
as contrary lo the plainest duties of human-
1 ''i and justice, and as abhorrent to the
, morui sense vi ihe ctvuisru wuriu.
Lincoln and the Ohio Republicans. Exhibit of Receipts and Expenditures--
1 -J 2,75
A typogrnphicnl error was overlooked
in tho published exhibit of leceipts nnd
expendituioi of this county. Tho fol
lowing should havo lead as hcio stilted:
Cost of fuel and light
Funiituio I'uhlic unices, Court
lloiiso and Jail
Stationary for Public olTlcos and
Com t Iloiisu
Charges on books nnd stationary
County's shaioot Fire Kngino
Caskuv endo.ivors to mnko capital out
of this typographical error. Ho know it
was nn error, nnd Iieuco snid nothing
about it until after our form was distiib
tiled. Such unprincipled trickery is char
acteristic of the man.
Not a State.
Rrockiuiidgcrs nnd IMaek Republicans
'snooriuKly say I lint Dount.As will not get
i ft Stnto. That is n nuittortobo detorniin-
1,I78',1 nnvt Timilnv lint. Kiitmnhn lio ilnns
urn gei " oiaio, no win sun uinu inoiu ui
1 iinimlnr vriln tbnn nnv rnti(Fldnln nn
nio uacif. iicinoi cici-u-ii or iiciuaicu
ho is ccitain of having tho people to back
him, nnd that is nioio gintifying to nn
honest man than would bo his election
through tho liinnngcnicnt of political
shnipeis nnd tlio tiickeiy of politicnl
brokois. The vito of next Tuesday will
toll who gets tho most States.
Now Hoora for Douglas.
Popular Sovoipigns, wo havo now met
tho enemy in all opening charge only
Wo have been shaken in tho shock but
not connuered. . Wo havo allied, nnd
undaunted wo now advanco fully under
1,2 15 stnndinc the strencth. tnetics. and deccn-
,'uv'cos of the oiieuiy.
I The wheeling bock is tlio ono to bet on.
:"iti. n..:.... : i. ,i i-.i
i.i7 I ) uv ihiiii! I'uiuiiiou in iu m iiie.meu
!ZackTnylor was' beaten by every rule
u'rirfaro bv Sant.i Anna nml then took
j'll'jj'tho field by stoim nnd gloriously won the
Y,Mol'attlo of Ruena 1'isln. IVny even stinek
i'h his colors and then rallied into position
I lo write "We havo mot tho enemy and
tm,V m0 0,,r!4'" , Gal illaldi at VollurilO,
- I . .
tho first charge, as wo
lOuglas liko, thiow him
y ranks of tho enemy
I'flViX unv llniln
havo, nnd then,
' M into the vc
filing on tho faithful to follow and was
porfuctly irresisi bio, but a easo still moro
one woll calculated
tho ! "'pit" dacksni Democrats wns given
! U.V ''arKson niniseit at icw urienns.
When ho found panitos in his own camp
plotting the snrii?ndor of tho city to tho
ol icnouiy to pillngo nnd ravish , he rased
ftirrnps nnd Jesolved to conquor trait
Louiso 'o' nnd nil. lib first paid his compli-
ments to tho linnito, .Judge Hall, nnd
.1 ...i.i , , 1 . 1
men wmppeu up naiurni enemios. jjet
profit by thojo oxnmploa. Up nnd
them. Plain leakri
Romombol- thnt tlio Prcsidon-i
election 1)0. hold on Ttios-Jtial
' dil)'llo.t( th( (5th of'IVovomhcr.
Whilo our Republican opponents nio
plutiHn tlu-uisolvoa upon their Into hue-
cess in Ohio, Indiana nml Peiineylvnni.v,
il bocuiufls Dcmnciftts nud their cousorv
htivu friends to tnko n- glnitco over tho
field to sco tho rent stnto ol tho ease, nnd
then inovo foiward in solid phalanx to
tho grand contest on the Olh of Novetn-
ti'tlti nit i it in n! t .Id ilnr t 1'iti in n 4 ifiii 1 1
UUi, 1UUI till MIMIIViuiu Ubiviiiiiiiuviuii w .
achieve n victory similar to thuso ill 1800,
18128, which, under circumstances as
innusiiicious ns thoso that now surround
us, placed a dufferson and a Jncksou nt
tho bend of tho Nation, Tho snmo old
Dimiocintie party that won thoso triumphs
is in the field now, with the snmo princi
ples iosoribed upon its bummer, invigora,
ted and consolidated by its recent inverses.
One of two things, if tho Demoeiacy
nnd Union men will, it can ocitninly be
accomplished: cither aDcniocintic Presi-j
lent will ho elected by the people, or the!
ioetionul Rcimblican nominee for that of
fice will, nt all event., bo defeated by tho
popular vote. 11ns should animate
Democrats nud Conscrvntives to unite
nud put forlh all their atrength in tho
In icgard to our own btato, events aro
so shnping themselves ns to render it al
most certain that n maiority voto will be
given against Lincoln, nt tho Picsidon-
tial election. Iho gonoral concentration
of tho masses of the Democracy and Un
ion men upon Judgo Douglas indicate
pretty clearly that ho will rocoivo tho
Electoral vole of Ohio. That a majority
of tho peoplo of our Stnto nio opposed to
Lincoln nnd in favor of Douglas, no im
partial and intelligent man cntei tains
oubt. Vo trust that the election on
tlio tiih of Noveiubor will bo made to echo
the voice of that majoiity.
The Demociuey of our sittor Stnto of
Indiana nio eneajriuK heartily and un
flinchingly in tho Piesidential contest,
with not merely tho hope, but tlio assu
rance of cany ing tho Stato for Douglas.
The majority against the Democracy, at
the Into btato election, wns several thou
sand less than that in Ohio, besides
in any Roll nnd Everett nnd IJreckcnridgo
men, who voted with tho Republicans nt
tho Stnto election, will, nt tho Presiden
tial, voto the Democratic ticket, nud tho
iiupottcd Republican voters will bo want
ed in the States to which thev belong.
Indiana may bo counted upon ns safe for
In Pennsylvania Curtin was not nom
innlcil ns tho Republican candidato for
Governor, lint on what was called tlio
People's ticket Ho was known to bo nn
old Whig nnd n high tariff man, nnd
his nomination was endorsed by the Stnto
Central Committee of tho American par
ty. Thousands of old Whigs nnd Amer
icans who, nt tho Stnto election voted
for Curtin, will not voto for Lincoln.
Foster, the Democratic candidato for
Governor, had sumo personal enemies in
his own party, who will bo united in the
Democratic ranks nt tho Presidential
election. The fact that every Democrat
ic electoral ticket in Pennsylvania has
been withdinwn except the ono nominated
nt Reading, renders a Democratic union
in that Htato ccitain: and places tho do-
feat of Lincoln, nnd tho success of tho
Democracy in the old Koystono beyond
Resides tho three foregoing States, our
Democratic friends in New Jersey, Illin
ois, Oregon nnd California kivo tho most
cheering and confident assurances of the
triumph ot tho JJcmocratic ticket in those
States on tho 0th of November. Tho
news from Iown and Wisconsin is also
of n cheering and encouraging character.
Rut tho eyes of our countrymon aio fix
ed upon New Yolk, us tho threat nrena of
tho Piesidential contcsi. The politics of
that Stato nro loo complicated to nttompt
even n genernl review in this article
Wo can only btiolly glance at tho present
In tho tlueo Stato elections that havo
taken place in New Yoik since 1850, the
Uopublican vote has tint cotuo witlun 121
808 of tho voto of that year, whilo
tho Democratic vote his increased upon
that of 18j0 bvau.ill. I his shows
what has been tho tendency of public
sentiment in thnt Stato during the last
four years, and what it is reasonable to
expect it will be at tho next Stato nnd
I'lo-iilentuil election, on tliolirst luesilny
At the Stato election in New York,
last fall, tho nntip'nal mon wcro in
small majority. Rut the aggregato vote
wns so small that it will probably bo in
ci cased on tho lith of Noveiubor neaily
or (plito 150,000, The quiet, conserva
tive men who ordinarily stay r.wny from
tho polls, aio pretty certain, in n timo
like the picont, to entertain National
views, to bo oppocd to sectional agita
tion, nnd to disturbing tho trado nnd bu
siness intoicsts of the country. It is fair
to prcsuino that nt least two-thirds
tho iucienscd voto of New York, nt the
ensuing election, will bo given against
the Republicans. In that case, tlio de
feat ol Lincoln in tho Empiio Stato,
placed beyond a doubt, nnd ho cannot, hy
any possibility, icach tho Presidential
Fiom this hasty survey of Presidential
prospects in Urn Ninth, our Dcmoctntic
and Unipn-loving friends will seo that
thoio is tho strongest ground for hopo
and encouragement. Wo may reasona
bly anticipate n glorious Demoerntie vie
toiy; but in nny event, wo may lost assur
ed that sectional Republicanism is des
tined to n most ignominious and decisive
ovoi throw. statesman.
jumping from tho car.
A horiiblo nccident occurred nt
o'clock nt Fort Griffith nn the morning
of tho 25th, between Pittston and Wilks
barre, nt the Pennsylvania Coal Com
pany's Works, A car, containing twolvo
miners, started for tho mine, down
slopeof 1,500 feet; whon about hnlf-wny,
the rope hroko, nnd tho car was precipi
tated to tho bottom. Eight men were in
instantly killed nnd tyo are nor expect
ed to live. Tho bnlnnco weio saved
Opium soiling is under very strict reg
ulation in tho Sandwich Islands.
Honolulu, in September last, ono license
was disposed of nt miction to Dr. Lam
Sing, for thn sum of 2,000 n pretty
steep prico for the privilego of selling
death spieading narcotic to tho Chiuose,
A man, in Mercor county, Ohio, who
nut RfrvehninA in his watermelons,
1 thus killod live persons who were (lepro
us at ! dating on his vinos, has been indicted
Rouiombor that tho Prosidcn-
olcQtion will ho hold on Tuos
'day naxt, tho (itll of November.
Douglas on Roorbacks.
Wo clip tho following from Douglas'
St. Louis speech!
The Jlreuklnridgo men mako n fnUo
chnrgo nnd eall njion tho Ilepifblieans to
Hwcarloit. Laughtor and cheers. Tho
llepublicntiB mako another fake chnrgo
and call upon tho liieckinridgo meii to
atvnm' In it nml 1iii llllill U'niil in., frt nn'11
them m witnesses, fgient laughter
..lun,...'! (,.v... )'vi unit
dicers, for the simple lenson that they
think if I do so, I could not nftorwnrds
impeach thoir testimony, even if thoy lied
about it, ns they eoitainly would. Shouts
of Inughtcr and npi.lnuso, in which wore
mingled cries of "Give it to them." My
friends,! noVcr coll conspirntms ns wit-j
nesses. f Laughter nnd npplnufo.l These.
men go iiroiind nnd retnil wlmt they pre-
tend to havo been privnto convorsntions, ,
them to tho lliockiiuidgo ,,,)
Republieau pnpers, nnd saying that if 1 1
...ill .1.. .1.,..,, r tl, t.li.,:..
honor, i.orhaps tl.ev will spenk ollt.l
V iv ili l iov vi i n ii'lpnsn nltni tliovi.
.- "J "J -.-. ."' - . .. '
have exposed nud furnished for pnbliea
tion nil that they aro ready to swear to?
If these conversations weio confidential,
they havo tendered themselves inlanious
hy their hotmynl. "Good," nnd cheers.l !
I havo only to say this: tho man docs not!
ly to sny
live who boforo God can deelnro thnt I,
under nny circumstances or in nny con
tingency, ever.ngreed lo abandon ono iota
of my Demoerntie principles, 'Good,
good," nnd cheers. The man does not
livo who enn sny that I ever agreed or
wns willing, in nny enntingoncy, to nbnn
don tho Domocratic organization.
fChcei-Sil And nny man who makes
such n chnrgo knows thnt ho tolls nn in
famous falsehood m the presence of high
heaven. rTicniendous npplauso.1 I never
uttered a sentiment in private inconsistent
with my public speeches lrom day to
day. Cheers. J
Would it not havo been n strnngo stnto
ol things, it when 1 was engnged in a hnnd
to hand figlit, making one, two nnd three
speeches a day, all being published, I liar!
uttering sentiments inconsistent
with my public iccord. Rut I scorn
these imputations. 1 scorn them ns I do
their conspiracy in Knnsas to make mo
tho nuthor of tho Lcceoinpton Constitu
tion. Laughter and cheers. J A body
of men stnnd in the Sonnto day nftor dny,
week nftor week, nnd month after month,
hearing mo denounce tho Locoinptnn Con
stitution, nnd wait until tlio controveisy
is over nnd thoir chiof nctor is dead, and
then coino out and pretend just on the
eve of tho election that I am tho author
of tho iniquity that 1 defeated. Cheers. I
Iho liieckinridgo men furnish this charge
and the Rlaek Republican papers publish
ed it nil over tho cotintiy. "That's
so," nnd applause. 1 Took upon nil
theso nssnultH, with scorn. Thoy only
provo that the Black Republican loaders
nnd the Rieckinridge leaders nro co-sup-porioisiu
a common cause. T shall pot
occupy your time in vindicating myself
irom tnoso ennrges. 4 lmvo been in pub
lic life for more than t wenty-five years.
For seventeen years of that timo the Con
gressional Globo furnishes tho evidence
of what I have said nud what J have
done. 1 defy any man to impeach mv
lloinneralio record. r"GoodI" nnd
cheers. I will submit tho question to
nny impartial body ol men on earth,
whether 1 have not rendered tho Demo
cratic party more service spent moie
time, moro strnncth. moro voico nnd morn
effort iu the Democratic cause, than nil
tho men combined who nro now tryin
to help the Republicans bent me. Trc-
meudour cheering. J Parsing from paity
consideration, I challenge nny enemy
nave to snow any wont 1 have ever spoken
or nny act 1 have ever done which wns
not loyal to iho Constitution and the
Union. Cheers. I 1 defy nny man to
point out whoio 1 have failed to sustain
thu rights of each nnd every Stnto iu the
Union, iiccordinging to the Constitution,
whether such rights woro popular or un
popular in my own State.
From the Louisville Democrat. Oct, 14.
An Appeal for Douglas.
Democrats of Kentucky, who mo fight
ing your battles in tho North, against
tho Rlaek Republican hordes ? Who
hold to them n bold delimit front; nnd
neither give nor nsk quniter; nnd have tho
power, tho tnlent nud courage to sustain
themselves? Is it not Stephen A. Doug
las and his friends? Tho Administration
cohorts the tenants of post offices nud
custom houses hnvo surrendered, rather
than go ovor to tho enemy. Senators,
true to their national creed, havo fallen
ono alter nuother. Tho venerablo Cass
has been overwhelmed in his own Stnto.
Dickinson, Pugh, Rigler, and a long list
of nblo men, havo fallen. Bright nml
Fitch have gono over to tho enemy.
Douglas stands nlono this side of thu
Rocky Mountains, still delimit nnd invin
cible Ho has held his State, with n ma
jority in her Congicssional delegation,
true to tho Constitution. Ho proclaims,
defiantly, to tho Rlnck Republicans, that
tho government was made by whilo men,
for white men; that tho negro bus no po-)ns
iitic.-u lights, except what tlio white
gives him; that this government can exist
as our fathors made it pai t fieo and part
slave; that the people of n Territory shall
have slavery if thoy dosiro it; that Con
giess has no right to dictate nn tho sub
ject; thnt tho diversity of institutions
a blessing instead of n curso. They mil
nt him, denounce him, curso him, burn
him in effigy; but he has sustained him
self before bis people, whilst nil tho othor
representatives of States friendly to
Ho might lmvo retired boforo tho storm
this yoar, and left his friends to fight
battlo, hut theie was too much nt stnke.
Ho know tho temper of North nnd South,
anil icolved that the lntter should have
no good reason for dissolving the Union,
.. .1 ...!!.. 1 1 ' Tl-
. .c uroy . nut- i,ncK no-
!l.e nrena with n will, notwithstanding
the treachery of Urn Administration, that
would noverhavo got into power without
his nid.' Will tho South desert tho
friend sho hns able to do her good? Will
sho stand by, with a scrone indifference,
nnd see him nnd his friends fight these
Rlaek Republican co-horts nnd trust
inisornblo nnti-Dnuglns ronegndes, who
have joined tho Abolitionists? Douglas
nnd his friends muU fight our battlos
wo remain in this Union.
An old cannon, olovon foot eight inch-
in length, and weighing 5,200 pounds
recently been brought to Now Lon-
front the old forth) Honolulu, Snn
wich Islands.- It is nearly 200 years
qiii, 91 oinoorniu woiKiiiiuisiiip, wmi jut-
morons novices, ami is a great curiosity.
wns dismounted nnd spiked by
tench, when they attempted to subju
gate 11.9 Hawaiian Kiugdom, ami uas.aini
useless ovor 6ineo.
Republican Sport and Hypocrisy.
nud;nn;Mml,nin nro l'n'-llol cases
f.,. . - , . (
. 11,0 1,001' 01 tlio bouth nro justly
I'Thero Rays nn nncicnt writer,.
"Thoie is that seat tereth iiro-hinnds and
death, nnd snith, Am 1 not in sport?"
Neio fiddling while Homo wns burning,
and Greeley's iixultution over tho incen
diarism in this country, which ho and'
his Hcpubliean co-wnikors nro kindling-
nlartncd, nnd nro taking precnutiormry"
mensuros ngninst insuriections nt homo
,nml aggressions from abroad. Ihoirfenrn
nr '"ndo spoit of, nud nio fortilo subjects .
" u"c"i "d sntiro for tho New York
y,4"ffnnd other Ropuhlicnn journals ot
11,13 R,"ftll'- "V-, 'Ihoso deelnro Hint tho
vt'r-r "f0 " existence ol tho Kepnblican'
I'.arty depends on n determined nml con
fuinishod '""od Opposition to African slavery la
tlluso Stn es, nnd tlmt tho conflict must
r!R0 on until tho btntes boconio nil frcoor
nil slnvoho ding. Northern emissaries nro-
' """ vuuhuuh ii,
is," to nso tho IaiiKimco of Jtidco Grimke.
"to disturb tho rolntion between master
nnd servant, nnd to intorpolnto in tho'
Now Tcstnmontthcinjiinotiou, 'Servant,
I" ynr noM.' in placo of tho
"Pndficoiit precep -Servants, obey your
masters.' And this insnne preaching has
been actually followed by tho conflagra
tion of towns nnd by deeply meditated'
plots to tnnssnero tho inhabitants."
Tins is tho genuine fruit of tho "irre--prcssiblo
conflict" sentiments uttered by
Lincoln nnd Seward tho natural off
spring of tho sectional agitation against
slavery, which is, according to its lenders,
the life nnd soul of tho Republican party.
Yet when the Southern peoplo, nronsed'
by the anti-slavery demonstrations nt tho'
nortn, ntiu ny insurrectioniojis nt home,
begin to mnko preparations for their safe
ty nnd put themselves in n postnro of de
fense agninst nppiohended evils, Republi
can journnlsnnd Repiiblicnn orators inoek
iat their fears, nnd with conrso jokes and
t-npors try to mako tiie ignorant nnd un
piivntely I thinking laugh nt their apprehensions of
And yot, in tlio snmo breath, theso
J .:i ..i- .1. . o .. ...i. . .
iiiuuiM-in .11111 nn iiuin Ol LI IU OOlllllOin peo
ple ttn n round to them nml say, with a
hypocritical smile on their faces, "Wo
woro but in spoi t. We mean you no harm.
Tho Republicans do not intend to inter-
lero with slavery 111 the States whero it
exists. II Lincoln should bo President.
your constitutional rights will bo respect
ed, for tho 'irrepressible conflict' has no
icleienco to political agitation whatever."
1 lus is sanl in the midst ol incessant
ridicule nnd nbuso of the South, nnd in
tho fnce of tho fnct in cveiv Stnto wheru
Republicans hnvo tho leirislntivo poiver.
and iu every section of every State whoio
iiopnblicniiiNUi controls public opuuont-
tho Southern master cannot recover his
escaping slave. It is said, too, by those'
who are secretly prompting: nnd nidin-r
seciet niiti-slnvcry emissaries, under tho
disguise of gospel missionaries and busi
ness men, to go into tho South and stir
up strife and sedition there.
When such facts ns theso nro pressed
homo upon Republicans, they 10 illy and
impudently attempt to evade their force
by saying that, if thero is danger to tho
Southern States from tho Republican
party, iis their own fault. If the negroes
in the South this is tho Republican ,
dodge nro led to believe that the Repub
licans of tlio Northdosign theircmancipa
tion, nnd riso in insuircetion nnd cut tho
throats of thoir masters, tho lntter will
havo nobody to blamo hn themselves for
misrepresenting to their slnvos tho object
and aim of the Republican party. This
is the substance of nn article in tho Re
piiblicnn Journal of this citv yesterday
morning n papor which, only fivo days
since, delaied thnt "tho strength of tho
Uept-.Diicnn laith is in it's firm protest
m;ainst African slavery in the United
Neither tho ridicule not- tho coaxing of
theso hypocritical Republican leaders and
organs will inveigle true conservative and
Union men, North or South, into tho
support of their sectional party or its
anti-Union candidate. They will rally
around tho Demoerntie flag and bear it
aloft to n triumphant victory over tho
foes of tho Constitution nnd tho Union.
Gen. Cass, nt present Secretary of Stato
hns been in high public positions sinco
1802, a period of 53 years.
Apprehensions of danger from yellow
fever aro now no longer felt in Mobile,
Goorgo Simonton. a journeyman prin
ter, in nn oflico in Erie, Pa., put on n,
"sub," n few days ngo, nnd went to tho
Mendvillo oil district, whero he bought an
oil clnim, on time, struck nil. nnd has
been offered 820,000 for his chnnco.
This mav bo called a "fat take."
Tho most common error of men and
women is that of looking for happiness
snmmvlinrn nntsiiln of nspfnl u-nilr. Tt
11Pvlir yet been found and never will
uianl, wl,i0th0 world stands. Of all Urn
! ,Jhernblo human bointrs it has been our
fnrt uno to know, they wero the most
wretched who had retired, from useful em
ployment, in order to enjoy themselves.
In tho days of Henry VII., the Earl of
Worcester invented nn engine, tho modol
of which he desired in his will, should bo
buried with him in his cofiin. When,
this latter fact was brought to light tho
plnco of his burial was torgotten; but a
short timo sinco, from nn allusion to it
in an old manuscript, it was found, aud
the cofiin is about to bo opened.
Among tho Democratic mombors of
Congress elected in Indiana, is the Hon.
D. W. Vorhees, whoso great speech in
behalf ot Cook, condemned nml oxocuteil
UUIIIIIJ Ul UUUH. UUI1U
c,mv,eslown y g8vo him a national.
.o ost brilliant or-
nturs ofll, lnU ' "
Tho ploasnnt breezes which gave to tho
city of Ruenes Ayres its name, for onco
hnvo bolted their good reputation. A
terrible galo passed over that place on tho
20th and 80th of August, which did im
mense damage to the shipping in the har
bor nnd to property on land.
The Lafayette (Ind.) Courier says ev
idences of tho cxi.tence of an extensivo
band of countorfoiteis in that vicinity aro
multiplying on every hand. Boveral nr
08 ,e:t8 havo taken placo lately. On Tuos
hiDj imy evening two strangers woro npprehen
dpn, J-( ,iet, iu whoso possession a lnrgo amount
) j spurious bills on tho Marathon (. Wis-
cousin; Uank wns loumi.
,., mxt ,hn ,..1. 0fNfvcmbcr.
Rcmcmhor that tho Presiden
tial election will bo hold on Tucs-