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We invite fh attedtioh of birr 'rentiers to the
subjoined httereirting l-wr'res'pondence between
veral nisnh.guiahed tit Item Ifthts placa and
'WMelibothoncl and fheTfon. Simon Cameron, Who
nbljr ami disinterestedly advticalen' the inte
rest of Pennsylvania 'hiring the 'dcDales (in "the
British Tariff BrtVin fhe fj. H. Sena'te and while
we wit that hi Sense of propriety Hoe's not
permit him to meet hii many friends in this re
(ion at the festive hoard, w tun not but admire
the plain ind forcible manner In which he alludes
to the beneficial inflnenceof a protective Tariff
on the jnHtietry and .prosperity of the country.
Danville, Aug. 1?, 184C.
T.i (lENOtAt SiMon CaVeuon.
Dfar Sib : Tlie recent cnango In onr im
post or revenue laws, has filled the tnir.il of eve
ry honest-hearled, thinking mnn, in (lira stare,
with apprehension and dread ot the results of
the practical operation of the new system.
To you, air, we tender the oblation of grate
fill hpartf, 'for the patriotic, wise and manly
conduct you displayed 'in your place in the
nrftP.'in making a very tfb'letfcrnigli ttnsuccess-
tifl resislsnceln (he passagem '(heUrtlrsh tariff
hill of '40. tVhtle others, Whoso fltonritms we
rtr7ilor,'hirve'beeii twrfblelo withstand 'the in
fluence df '(he 'remunerating power, anil litrvo
sunk themselves, as Waaempluftlcnlly expressed
by a democratic Senator from tho Went, "so
low that the arm of resurrection 'Can 'never
reach lirem,1' youarf, 'inawed'byiirfWnee nd
nifbriVeti "by gain ha'Ve titooil erect, fhe sb'le
Champion df fhe poor laboring mnn's rights, and
of The grerft rrfterefts ef the Key-Slone Btate.
This wc offer you aa the eflusion'o'f'WBTnincari,
flowing with recollections 'fresh and "verflawt of
M that you have done 'in ftie glorious cetrsevf
iprmec'lioTt eor howte fodtrstrry.
fleBrrwnsnswe rre,1iy some public demon
vtraTion df our sense of your merits and otftfn
stave attd countTS'',8 obligations to you, we,yowr
fri.nds and admirers eYIfre frontegioa ttfTbe
rimnty of Columbia, wiTfhsinrtion-ef par
ty, moat cordially invite yon to tpartallce "of a
jrtiblic dinner in the town of Danvfllo.'tfii file
enrlireiA'day you may designate. And we most
earnestly aMl respectfully entreat that you will
not deny to yonr tramerotis friends here, the
anticipated plessurwf meefmgycni face to face,
t a festival, in honor of feet tffrinent public
worvices and private worth.
With great respect your fellow citizen,
Wm Donaldson, J G Montgomery, J P Grove,
J C Ilorton, D N Kownover, Simon P Kase,
Elw Young, Tboa Woodeicre, Thus -Shepherd
John (J Crier, David P Davis, N McCay, Jno
McReynolds, A Jordan, David Blue, lohn
(2 roves, Josef h Maus, Samuel Oaks, Iram Derr,
I li'-f JX!' " I J-J --' 1
few months will shew tlie want of wisdom in
its pri ciplrs and details, and prove iti failure
as a revenue Tnensure. The very men Who
have forced it upon w, all of whom deny ta pa
ternity, will probably soon seek ail (excuse for
its ehimgn. All thriftless persons are discon
tented wtfh their own situations, and envious of
the prosperity of their more frugal neighbors.
Neither men nor States who du not work'csn be
prosperous; and otir Southern fellow cititerw
will find that no reduction of the TarifTwill
malte them rich, nor bring in down to their
condition. They may retard mir on watd pro
gress for a time, but no system yf laws which
thry can force upon ns, will destroy the uiti
male pro Bert y ot vcnnfvlvani. Until we
rnn apetmip'IrKh fts Tepca! in a enr.stittrtinnal
Way, ve "nrtiut nia'ke fhe beit of fhislaw'; and
by greater economy, and hinre intmso labor
make irp, in some degree fifr the advantage
which it lakes Vtam t, and gives tothe Work
men of fi)Tcim countries. The farmers of the
West will soon see thai tlrey ta've'been fit-cri-
ved by the promised British marktt for tWir ag
ricultural products ; and that instead of higher
prices, they will find them reduced with the
prostration of the home market, hitherto furni
shed them by the manufactories of the North-
Hrvinff thus learned the troth of the old fa-
drrioned democratic doctrine, that agriculture,
nmnufadtntw, nrrrrrc, and the mechanic
arts are mutually dependent on each other, we
may expect to see "them sgiin acting with their
natrrrat afMiea df tho North 'for the common
With many thanks, vrtteinH,trtr the honor
you intended me, I pray yofl to eTclwetnay ac
ceptance of it. I shall, sometime belitre the
re-assembling of Congress, fay tny CcBomed
annual visit to Columbia cenrntv, and it tsmy
intention to spend some time ataft DarrviTIe, a
mmg your wirrkmen, and in yoirr tiiitres and
tnamfactones, tof lean such facts and tnforvnv
lion n may bu tasefal in the labu? of ttie next
session, and I anticipate while Intra, the plea
sure of taking many fyoa hylh hand, t your
Wrthrrmerfts of respect. Sic. &e,
To Messrs. Cooper, Boyd, Montgomery, Vas
tine, Donaldson, Petrikin, Mfcfteywolds, Crove
Saturday Serfemfrrr, 12, 1840.
SAMUEL T. BrwOWN.
tatt anil Coal Office, toner of'&tt emit Vhcnul
Sttetty)y t'hUaHtlfihta, authorized la act aa
Agent, tmd rrerlftl tor nil mnle due thtt
fHee tor tnbteriptttm or adrertlalng,
Jllto, mt hit Office M. 100 .Mtssau Street,
,1ml 8. E. Corner of Baltimore tmd Calvert
7Vrwi Set j with Santa Ana at .rWs
The New York Tribune of yesterday trtn the
followinic letter from Havana :
(Special Correspondence of the Ttihune.J
Havanx, Atfgtrst 16tn, 1816.
VM are probably aware that Santa Ana and
Almonte embarked on board tTie ttrglih steam
B R. Gearhart, J N Fisher, Martin McAllister, er Arab for VeraCnii, in raYiswiuence of their
William Delong.G M Shoop, Michael Riseel, having obtined information of pnmuneiumento
John Cooper, John C Boyd, Lewis Vsstine, Geo in their favor, onte other diplomatists and Gen
ltebrick, John McQuhae, Iluch Mc Will isms, erals of the same stanw t!errted thesanre day
Jonas Wolf, Henry Crawford, Thos C Ellis, in the packet for the same tKt but perhaps
M Fornwald, W G Gaskins, Eli Trego, VV G you may not have heard of the rt-porWil a'gtee
Scott, Jno D Petrikin, Jacoh Gearhart, Paul ment between Santa Ana and certain agents of
Irf-idy, Jacob Eyerly, A W Frick, Jno D Colt, the British and American Governments. The
(Vcar V Moore. C II Frick. J W Sheriff. rraemec.t is said to be as follows :
ican Federal jverninent of !Ri4 to be re-eita
blisbvd turder the ptarantee of the United States;
so that, in case of fctare pronticiameiitos, the
United State Clovernwiwt shall have a right to
interfere in support of the Constitutional (Govern
. rri r. - r. . i . . i i ,: .
rnreived and. t.il I attribute the hiirh honor me"1- oe m " me oowusi; ui.e
vou design lo comer on me, to your kindness nd U California, to be org.niarf a. a di.ti
. , . i ... , . Territory, under the pmtrction of the Uui
W II llaxenplug, Jas J Stcbbins, Jno S Wilson.
MlPDLETOWM, August 31, 1810.
Gentlemen : -Your letter, inviting mo to
partake of a public dinner at Danville, has been
and the partiality arising from early aseocia
lions ruilier tlmn (o any merit I may possess, or
any services I may have performed, I am etill
profoundly grateful for it.
Such a public demonstration as you propose
14 only due to the statesman of high reputation,
earned by long and important services rendered
bis country. I can lay no claim tJsuch distinc
tion. The recent session of Congress was the
first occasion of my connexion with public af
Territory, under the pmtertion of the United
States, but not governed by Americans until the
inhabitants shall think fit to annex themselves
to favor which purpose the country will be al
lowed to carry on a free trude with both Repub
lies, ami admit colonists Irom all countries, and
of all religions air1 vietds. All this seems in
deed very incredible too much for Mexicans to
cede, and too little to satisfy the craving maw
of your extenders of the area of freedom. "Ver
emos !" I can only sy that I have the intel
iinm. 1 had no desire when I entered upon its ligence from very respertabh: authority
duties to remain long in (he public service,
ii nd I have now no ambition connected with offi
rial station further than to perform my duty
t-arhstfly and faithfully to the best of my abil
in s during the continuance of my term. It was
Kewafrnin Santa P
lUtriMORB, Sept. 7, 8, P. M.
By the Western mail, arrived this evening, w
hove news from Santa Fe to the 3d tilt , coulai
my fortune to be in Congress when this revenue ned in the St. Louis Republican. At that dat
measure, which aflccta so Vitally the interests 'here were only 130 Mexican soldiers garrisoned
if my native Slate, was under discussion, and ,h'i but the authorities stated that a reserve o
connected aa I am in all my sympathies with 700 "y t"iateb at a moment's warning,
I r I.hnrpr. and merhanira. I rm.l.t nn ,1 "Pel he invasion of Uen. Kearney. This,
.Ltiaraiu ik.n ;ih .11 ,n ...I .a .....i. however, was generally lielieVed to be but ann
1 1 -
ability as I have, a bill affecting so detrimen
tally their comfoit and happiness, and through
iheoi the prosperity of the Commonwealth. I
only regret that my exertiona were not more
My rule through life has been not to despond
fur the past, but to look with hope and confi
dence to the future, and to "persevere unto the
end" in a good cause. If the friends of domestic
industry pursue this course, we will compel a
ther specimen of Mexican bragcadoria.
No tidings had been received from General
Kearney (or fifteen days, when tome Mexican
spies reported Ihey liad met him.
W. '.. Swan, of Northampton, Mass., had
been murdeied on the Frairie by Indians, who
were committing great dt-predatiuns on all the
travellers that they met.
An immense number of government wagons
were on the prairie, which ronld be captured by
small parties of Mexicans, and the supplies for
change ot Ibia obnoxious ana lli-fligeetea law at he troops in this manner cut off if the enemy
the next sesdton. A little reflection will teach were aware of their exposed situation
the pure but mistaken men among ita advocates Indians were at Santa Fe, offering their servi
of their error, and the others will have to yield, ces to the authorities to attack General Kearney
Pennsylvania has strong claims upon the sym- and rob and disperse the American travellers, but
nathiesof ber sister Slates snd she is too iin- I the Governor, to his honor be it said, refnsed to
portanl to ihe interests of the confederacy to entertain the proposition.
permit any ol them to continue this wrong upon I Tl,e Sr k" " " (,0Tn
i i-.ui. d..l. Ra l... Nauvoo to lbs 31st ult. An atlaek Was at that
... ..... n.x... time momentarily expeeted.
" " ' . 'I The Southern mail brings no important news.
no ID 18.M WOUio ..... ....royao n v, from ,b, he,t th, we4,
A K . SJ . I . I II
but for the.nrujnesi Ol uen. aexf.n, snou.u so ,her which eoMiBUet wjthoB ,ny waiibl, ,
boon alter bis ilcatn, nx upon k tae very priaci- temeat
plea upon which she Used l.t7 nullification, and
while we cannot approve her threatened trea- A titn Piatt. A new party has taken the
son, we may, with profit, follow the example of field in PiUaburg, called the National Kefor
her determined perseverance. We have only mere, and it has nominated a full tlcksf for Ca
to b true to ouraclves aod we cannot fail lo I nal Commissioner, Congress, tit. What they
succeed in procuring repeal of this Isw. A I wish to reform wc do not know.
QPRinii.i Ink. A fresh supply of superior
unimer ink just received, anu lor sale at l'liiia-
K7" It will be seen by the proceedings of the
Democratic county covention, that Gen. Came
ron has Wen nominated for Governor by that bo
dy. Gun. Cameron has a host of friends in this
county. His foterae on the tariff in the L , S.
Senate has made him wrusoally papurar.
trT-tSg. Carok's Larraa, We refer out
VeaAers to Gen. Cameron's letter declining a
Tutlc ditmef tendered Vo hrm Vy the ritirens of
PanVilh?,i acconnt of the teal and ability "with
KM W defended the interests f Pennsylvania
in the United States 'Senate, m oppositron to Mc
Kay's tati bill. The letter ia rerilete with
good sense afnt food advke.
rjWe refer our readers lo an article from the
llarrisburg Argus, which fully rastainsns in re
gard to Mr. Foster's free trade principles. Mr.
Fotfter hiimelf wonhl not Aare to deny the
trharge. ifhe does, t" Tpromia to oferw-trelm
him with proof.
CThsOs Txrm PaiwirL. We refetoOT
readers to an excellent article on tfet IRtA tg'i
froni the natmWg ArgMs, tn the principle of
one term-. It will he leen that Hen. Jackson,
in seVen out of hiTght messages, rerA)Vnmend-
ed the one term twinciple. President Polk has
also declare! hinrtelT in faVtrrnfthat principle
Ven. Jackson plainly saw the mrnytt Vendencie)
of otlite holVr, using the patronage and power
of their office ro re-elect themselves, as is now
the rase tof Mr. Foster, the candidate lot Ca
nal Commissioner, who heM bV the aptlftiht
ments of the canal board seVerat months, m or
der to use them to effect his nomination, arid
then appointed tleVen out of fourteen of the dele'
gates, who were appiiratils, Va ttit.ee. Comment
nrmeccsary. ' Mr. Foster Wawted delegates
and the delegates wanted an ofrite. They hap
pened to vote for Mr. Water, and Mr. Foster
happened to appoint them to office. A most re
We presume Ihe Sunbury Gaiette round
a satisfactory answer lo their aiticle, in our last
paper. We do not suppose that Mr. Foster ever
made "a public- declaration of his tariff princi
pies,' for Ihe simple reason that he dare not do
it. But we do know that he has made many pri
vate declarations to that effect, and always in
favor of free trade doctrines. The Cuaette'a ar
guments about "the Sheriff's otfive, the froth
noUir, lit. is a'.l gammon, and has nothing to do
with the matter, or if it has, it only proves the
correctness of the mic term principle. The fact
that our conclusions appear strange to tlieGa
ectte, is no evidence that they are not correct,
as, lo some minds
"Truth fs stiange stranger than fiction."
OCT NOMIHAtlOV FOR t ONO KF.sa I tlllS III
TUirt. The demorratic conferees of the 13th
district, met at Muncy, on WednesiUy last. Th
double set of conferees Irom Lycoming was com
Promised bv then. sell e, by the admission of
two of I lie number. u the llh ballot, Uen
Wm. A. Petrikin Was httminated, Who decline
being a candidate, wheh, after a number of in
effectual balloltitigH, Allieon White, of Clillton
Comity, Was nominated.
tin motion of C. W. Ileitis, , the fallow-
ing tariff resolution was unanimously adopted by
ihe conferees :
Resolved, That the tariff of 18 Id does hut meet
with the approbation of the liertlofrary of the
13th congressional district, and thai Ihe rahdi-
date this day nominated by the Congressional
conferecsj be pledged lo vote for such a modifi
cation of it, as will BfTt'rJ adequate protection to
home industry and domestic niauufai-ulnres.
07" Thk WnTHica has beeh excessively hot
fur the last week. On Sunday the thermometer
stood al 90 in the shade.
The mttt, and the Dafy of ibe Ijciaocratie 1 - - , the filaelt 'rWlff.
'"J' "it lias been 'flefnonstrated by the report of
hi are among those, Who oenevs that the the Secretary or fire TreksirVr, that the annual
supremacy of thebemocralle pr'y in Pennsyl- s'fhftrtnt'paid by the people of rhis Country by the
j tii- . .u.t. ....i . .-j rffterrflion of the 'bltfck tarffi".' ia'eiohm one mil.
Tama win uepenu uiwh .ur.r cav.iiuii hiiu uf- ir r . ' . . .
!...... . A , .!,. .. . ,. I lion of dollar IWrtity-seVen fnirlionsof which
1W .ai... ..... ... ,re p,id in,o the national ireastrry.'drtived from
coal, the great interests of the state. Our whig dlieion jmrKfrra nfj fftty.fnftr Tnillrons to the
friends, we Vnow, are anxious to enlis't'tftrr arty protective claiwes m enhanced prices on good."
in opposition to such a tariff, :n order to defeat os ; 1 V4 fr sShilanethVih IteV.
Which they most UndoHhedtly wbi.hl So, if they ,totie, which, with probably a half dozen more
coum oring about sucn an fssat. iraiever may aperti-,Ye all fhat can e found who have adopt
be the policy of the democracy of Other "States, ed the .above idle and ahstird views of Secretary
in rennsyivania the democracy, With a very lew Val1feT. We had intended to make some re-
exceptions, have always been identified w.ih m teUton to the W,r(.ty '6f Mr. Wl
i.ie.arni policy, in isio, When xew j.ng.anu ker.s roiitioni ,ien w came across the follow
was battling in ravor of unrestricted free rraue, Wm iiauUrg Union
the venn.yivania ue.egat.on in Congress was ,i1ruly rich joke, t tell the people of
nUly..voca,.nga.ar...,or pro.eciron, m n.Cn PiMlfcnTgi lhat because there is a duty or ff 1. 75
she was aided by tte drtnocrcy of Ihe South. perton foreign coo,( ,hpy M nnw r,ying
Al mat inn. onn . uamm.n ,en. .... poWer.ui ,hat mtlch for theircoa ,han if th(.re w
am .niavoro.me.ar.il, wnnai kan.e, eU,er, no du, y when ,be fact jg ,hpy mre eVy ,Iay
wfihevjnat real and ability, opposed It. The imying ,heir C0Bj , ,bm.t erghty rents per ton.
i.ritt b.n oi .Kt was repnrTea.an.1 au.y sustain. u woulJ )go bl rich jokeM ,fi 0 ftf
eo oytne .ate JUnge iomu, at tne neau o. trie ,bi, neighborhood, that ihey are ravirrgtt duty
Pennsylvania delegation in Congress. In fact, of ppf on on M whpn
it uas ueen tne policy oi I ennsyirania ever since
the formation of the Government. Whatever
may have been the chnnges in the Southern and
Northern states, Pennsylvania, in regard to this
measure, has always been firm, ni.yielding and
1-otisistent. Let her sous but remain true to her
ancient policy, under wbrch she has been pros
perous and happy, and her democracy will al
they are buying it daily at a"boit that price, or, in
other words, if there was no duty they could get
their coal for nothing. The following is the ai
ticle from the Union :
'Tint Last FRrK-TBAriKltKronr. Thefteport
of the Secretary of the Treasury of Ihe 2?d of Ju
ly, which our friend of Ihe Washington Union
.... i..:u ft. j... .t.-
.... . ... Hts mil uc Iff. lirtu, uiff.li wiir.in ui tiio iitrc-
W-ays maintain the ascendency J but let them v , . . " v. . , ,
' , , - , , trade party in every portron of the country, ad
vances such novel doctrines lhat We feelconstrat-
onee yield to the syren songs of Southern free
trade theorists, and the democratic party will
in the language of a distinguished Western Sena
tor, "sink so deep, that the aim of resurrection
never can reach it." We are confident, arid know-,
that her honest yeomanry her independent far
mers, mechanics and laborers are still true to her
ancient faith, notwithstanding the heresy of a
few partisan leaders, who, with the few presses
whom they control, would bssely truckle to
Southern ititerests Let them stsnd firm, and
adhere to the principles that heretofore govern
d the party the principles of Jefferson, Monro
and Jarkson, and all will yet be safe. But let
them, at the same time, show their abhorrence
of these free trade innovations, by some public
act or declaration that ran dolro haim tothede
mocratic party; and this can be dons by ppo
sing Mr. Foster, the lree-trad candidate for Ca
ned to take a brief notice of it, With a View of
exhibiting its utter absurdity. The broad and
sweeping assertion is made in this report that
the people of the country are laXed, in cons-
tfuenc of the tariff, from three lo four limes the
additional amount Of the duty, and a most singu
lar table is prepared to proVe this fact.
The Secretary lakes sixteen of the leading
items of manufacture and consumption in the
country, vis : free, snd the manufactures thereof ;
the manufactures of tobacco, rotlon, wool, and
leather, coal, salt, sugar, molasses, glass, paper,
cordate, cotton bagging, hats and caps, atraw
hats, bonnets, and braids, and earthenware, a
mounting, in the sggregste, to S331.197.S50, and
lays down tbe position lhat, npon these items,
lohring a nett revenue 017,031,289 into the
nal Commissioner. His defeat would show that Treasury, there was irraTmseit by the rami oi
the democracy of Pennsylvania was still true to 8 a lex of 94, 120.857 upon the people of
r.;. ,;V . JW.Mi.;. these Unite States, of Which was
it : and it could do no harm, aa the office ia not a foss revenue, and the remainder. $75, 784,105,
polnrcat one. Besides, il it was, the democrats constituted the enhanced price of these protected
would stilt have a majority in th hoards and domestic articles.' The mode or proving the
some oToUrWstdemocrstshsVeheen of opinion, bove extraordinary position is this: The See
that a mixed board would he hest for the mte- re,"v ,he nol "l he above
rests of the people, hy exposing the corruptions named manufactures adds, thereto the duty, assu-
incident to power and patronage. Let, then, th n"n "'' lhe "or.est.t article is raised in price
iJemecrats tX Pennsylvania tememher, that to r'.seiy that extent, i mis ne sets in con-
save the party from utter ruin and defeat, We sumption or coal at s.jJ7.oa ions, vaiuea at iv,
wnftt stick to our principles and show an urrcom- hl6,sD7, and adds thereto the iluty of $1.75 per
promising hostility to McKsy's free trs.1 bill. ton. ertingthat the consunrer is taxeaso.aus,-
If we do not, we sfrall again be tanned in the U. USB w,Ul ' r bringing into tne i reasury
S. Sehate, that PennsylVahni rah he whipped 1J0 l ,M moUBl 7 ro.iecteu on toe
into the IWe tnrces whenever she is heeded. tott' x brewh, tfc 1,rt V"r-
In other work th Secretary lays down that a
K?" A CaY-WaL Hoax. The Pctirisylvaniarr, I ton tofcoal at the Harrisburg wharf is raised in
one f tbe free-trade papers Which are endeavor- price jl.'iS hy the tariff of 1S-C3, and lhat its re-
ing to ho1ter Up MrKays taritt hill by publish- peal would lower the price ol a ton of coal to
ingall kinvhttorextiavagant and idle tturivs, late- tba extent Now, is there sane man in this
ly published a letter from Lehigh county, in borough, or any where els throughout the length
which a wag iUfornied the editors liat one f.ir- ahd breadth of the UoWlWiWrl wealth, who will say
nac In lhat county had received an order lor lhat coal is ftisfed one Copper t this place, r al
40,000 tons of pig iron about as much as the Philadelphia, or PittshYiV'g, by the rariff law of
furnace ws able to make in 10 years. This lf)42? The fact is, that the ptite of coal has
is almost equal lo Mr. Cooper's letter, raising decreased throughout Pennsylvania since 1S42,
the wages of his men in his iron works, inconse- and we might, if we chose to advance Bosurd
quence of the passage of McKay's bill teduting theories, declare that this reduction wasowhig
C7" The peaches of this neighborhood, and
town particularly, her been Very much Injnred
by ihs bees, which perforate them ss soon as they
commeaee ripening, thus causing them to rot be
fore they are perfectly ripened. We see that
one of the New Haven papers complains thst
nearly all the peaches in thst city bate been de
stroyed in th same way.
(sJ The one term principle seems to find
general favor. Many of (b County Conventions
have passed resolutions la favor of the ons term
In Danphin County it was adopted, and David
Pool and Dr. R- H- Awl nominated for Assam-
bly. Judge tidied was Geminated fei Gettreor
th duty on iron.
fr?Wre warranted iri stating that, altho'
the address of the Sunbury committee, upon the
routes of the contemplated railroads between
Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and F.rie, was sent
to three papers iu Philadelphia for re-publica-tioi.,
by a citizen and subscriber, Ihey all refused
to republish it. Those papers are the V. S. Ca
zttte, the J'hilwl. Inquirer, and Ihe Kurih A mer
it un 1 it (tot then, a fair iiifeience that those
prints are Conscious of Ihe superiority of the
route by the Schuylkill and West Dranrh, and
therefore, exclude from their columns th views
Ol both sides, keeping their citizens in Ibe dark?
"The Sunbury and F.rie Kail load project has
agaitl been abandoned The t'otninittce appoin
ted to address the people of Pennsylvania on the
subject, have giVer) up (he matter, and assiun as
a teason that the pastiice of Ihe New Tariff Hill
lias shut the door upon all hoie with respect 10
this enterprise. We afe sorry for that. The
Sunbury and F.rie Hail Komi, if only pushed If)
Completion, would deVelnpe the resources of a
portion of this Common wealth which needs it
greatly. Some enterprising Capitalists ought to
take this road ir. hdnili Snd finish it speedily. We
believe that it would be the most Valuable stork
in the Slate in three years Irorn the period of its
Completion, Tariff or no Tariff. "Colittnuia Spy.
07" The project of making this road is not a-
bandoned, but only suspended for the present.
The lime Will come, when ils great importance
will be properly appreciated.
$ons of Trmprratife'.
A gfahd gathering of this order is expected o'fl
Thursday fhe 24th inst., at Northumberland.
The occasion will bath presentafihh ftf a Bible
and Bander, ty the ladies bf Northumberland, Iti
the Division at that plate.
All in ahy Wise favorable to the cause, evety
man who feels an. interest id thk gfeal Work,
which, tho' so lafefy beguu, has already bQ
crowned with such glorious results, will find a
hearty welcome. The Divisions from Sunbury,
Lewisburg, New Berlin, Danville, Milton, Ber
wick, and tVifliamspor( are expressly and cor
dially invited to be titer.
Procession will form at 1 o'clock, P. M. at the
Town tfalf, , J. W. MILES,
North d Seat 9, 1SI,
tn the parage of the tariff bill. The books of
our coal dealers show thst Wyoming anthracite
coal retailed at Ihe lUrrirburff wharf as follows :
In 1841 st ST; 1815 st SA.2.; 1S13 st t5;
1841 st $3 i and 1645 at tn I'hitadel-
pli the redurimn in prices has been in a much
greater proportion. It must be an exceedingly
rich Joke to our neighbors of Pittsburg, who gel
their boat for about eighty Tints a ton, la be
told that they ale paying a duty of fci.tO upon
Again, In the item of tolloh manufactures,
tho riecMary contends that Ihedtliy is to lead
did lit tho Value of I lie country, and licnfci" the
oeoplp pay S lax of flO.O.t i'i in order to pet
into the Treasury $3,3 1,00a. N'ow, by Ihe
report of the Secretary on cortlmetCij and navi
gation, it appears that We exported lust ear ot
domestic inahufactured cotton goods, namely,
printed and cotfored cottons, while natikeene,
twist, yarn and thread, and other manufactured
goods, the heat little molii1t bf f4,!7,fc!S
wnrlli; and, if we can export these cottons in
compbtition with all the world, Will liny rhun in
his srhes believe thst the duty can be added
to the consumer dri iin tff tlie aUoe harried ar
ticles of tot ton goods i
Again, in regard to iroit, add the' rhsnitlsctu
res of iron, llib Becfetafy BBscfti that the fcnnsii
mer is taxed some twenty five Irfiltihhs of dol
lar fhr the pnrphse br fJUttinjy into tlie Treasbry
about thren hiillions snd a IjUaher. As to what
eiteht the Secretary's1 tneor fria apply to
these manufactures, We are Unable lo si pre
cisely! but We venture the assertion lhat it is ss
grossly erroneous as iri the Case of cotton goods,
ldsnibty ftihre so; for we sre vefy certain thst
the hest iest machinery how made of iron, sdeh
at statibnf ry ind loeomotite' engines, printing
machinery and hoavy eastings, tfra Cheaper at
the preeefit time (hart (hey were in iS3 under
the operation of the compromise act.
fflhls cebfated thebry will apply iri any
case, it will apply in the following, which we
pot by way 6t exhibltintf the aosurdfty of the
6ecretr-'s poSiti6o.--Ourihg the yesr 1837
there waa imported into the United State up-
wards of foot million dollars worth of whsa't.
Cmrriittt. I vT do Dot know wlrat the duty mountesl l on
this wheat, hut wo presume it paid 20 per cent
under the compromise act, which yielded t re
ventre to'tlte Government of $(9,000. As ther
waa produced and consumed in the Unitei
States that year about one hundred milliom
bushels tf wheat, sccording to the logic of thi
Sicretary of the Treasury, the people ol the V
nited States were taxed siO.OOO.OOO to get inti
the Treasury this t300.(X of revenue. Am
ifiotfmuc'li as there ia now a duty of 24 cents t
tmshel on wheats the people were taxed las
year opa'ards of f.-2o,'00(l,(KMI without giving i
dollar of reveiifto to the Government. VV.
venture the assertion that there is not a farmc
or brcad-enlCr rn any part of the country when
free schools have been established who wil
beTieVe this doctrine; and if the free trade par
!y is to sustain itself upon such principles, w.
apprehend its race will soon be run."
lie moeratie f ounty Convention.
The delegates elected to represent the differ
ent townships of Northumberland County, i
county convention, in obedience to the call .
the democratic standing committee, having at
sembled in the Court House in Sunbury, on Mot
day the 7th day of Sept., on motion the coiivpi
tron -as organized by the appointment 'of Hoi
Jesse C. HorHon as President, and James Bear
and F.m'an'uel Zimmerman, Esq's. Secretaries-
when the following delegates appeared, presents
their credentials and took their ea'.s :
Turbut Geo. Kut., Wm. Wihtrofi.
Delaware Sot. Nicely, Jno. McKinney, Jamc
Lewis Michael Sec'hler, John Clapp.
Milton Wm. WileOn, Frederick Strieker.
Chillisquaque D. P. Caul. Tunis II. Fisher.
Northumberland Jno. Leisenring, Samuel .
Point Anthony Watswi, Jess t5. ilorton.
Sunbury S. D. Jordan, Wm. L. Dewart.
L'pper Aognsta Peter Ctllp, Peter Vanillin;
Lower Augusta Samuel Lantx, Wm. Bcttli
Rush Jacob Gearhart, Wm. D. Gearhart.
Shamokin E. Zimmerman, Jacob Rose, Joi
Coal Franklin A. Clark, John Hine.
Upper Mahonoy Jacob Hoffa, John Malirl
Little Mahonoy Isaac D. Raker, Robt. N
Jackson Adam Daniel, Peter Reed.
Lower Mahonoy None in attendance.
On motion of W. L, Dewart, it was unan
Kesnlvt't, That A. Jordan be nominated b
this convention, as the candidate of this count
for Congress, and that Charles W. Hegins an
H. Reader, Esqrs. be the conferees, to represer
this tonnty in the conference to meet at Muncj
on Wednesday, Sept. 9th, lSlll, with instruction
to Use all honorable means to secure his nominj
RlKtil) that Ihe convention proceed to bal
lot for a Candidate for the Legislature.
When, Upon the sixth ballot, it appearing tha
Samuel T. BroWn, F.sqr. had received twent
votes, being more than a majority of all the vot
polled, he was declared duly nominated.
Resolved, That the convention proceed to bnl
lot fbr a candMate for the office of County Con
When, open the first ballot, William Follow
having received a majoiity of all the votes po
(ed, was declared duly nominated.
Un motion, tmannel Ximmerman, J-.sq, wn
unanimoesly nominated as the candidate fu
tin motion of Samuel D. Jordan, Esq ,
Hesolrtd, That the Senators and members c
Congress of Pennsylvania Who voted, and b
there elections manfully endeavored, to defet
the odious TAriff Bill of IS 10 are deserving th
Warm gratitude of eVery true hearted Pennsy'
Vanian nnJ this single act has placed them hi
in the esteem and respetl bi every rttan Wh ha
ttby regard for the prdsperity ofhis country, an
the interests of the laboring community.
Krsulved, That we are proud to hail the Hor
Slmdrt Cameltfrt as a worthy son of Old Demc
cratic Northumberland a true scion of her it:
dependent dertldtracy a trde. hearted Peniusy
vftnian, able, fearless anil unflinching in deft-no
bl her rights and her interests. We owe hit
mueli, f.iid ttc now evince our appreciation of hi
merits by nominating him as the cdtididate of tl.
demotratic party for the gubernatorial chair t
the State in IS 17, subject to the decision of th
Deitiocratic State Convelitlnh.
Jteioh'td, That Cbatles W. llegitii; Josep
5itel, jScob (Jearhart, ilL'gh II. teats, Jesse C
Hortbn; Johri B. Packer, and Fell Maurer, F.s
t'e ttppc'inted S co'irunittee to forward a copy
the foregoing resolutic'ii to the Hon; Siii:bn Ce
Hesotvett. That A. Jordan, Jesse C. HortoY
Abraiiarh Shipman, Jacob D. Hoffman and Wir
Porsylhe, F.sqra. be lb Democratic Staudin
t'omtriitte lor the ehsdirig year.
tin motion bf Wm. Wilson', it wai
iietolveJ. that John Montgomery, Jame
Biiby, t'hSrlei W; Hegins, ifid Charles J. Br
hef, he a' eorhmittee toapportion (he nthnber c
Delegates 6'n esc'h side fc'f the riter, among th
Respective toWnsbips, agreeably to' (he list c
votera furnished by the assess b'ri to the commit
sioherj, a'hd to make report it the Wovembd
Court, add which report shall he published i
the Democratic newspapers' In his tou'nfy, an,
(o proieed! bpori the basis' of allowing eaci
township one' delegate, and then to apportidi
the remaining delegates among (hii differen
(o'wn'ihips, fktitMj t& thi numbef of Votefs.
Ruoived, That th proceedings of this co'nven
(ion be published in the dem&cratie papers o
On motion, Adjourned', tine die.
JESSE C. HORTOX, Trcsident.
s Secietirie. '
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