Newspaper Page Text
TERMS OP PUBLICATION.
Tnz BEDFORD GAZETTE is published every FFJ day morning by MEYERS A MmflEL, at J2 Qfi pw* annum, if paid strictly in advance ; $2.50 if paid within six months; $3.00 if not paid within six months. All subscription accounts MUST be settled annually. No paper will be sent out of the State unless paid for I.X ADVAXCE, and all such subscriptions will invariably be discontinued at the expiration of the time for which they are aid. All ADVERTISEMENTS for a less teriu than three months TEN CENTS per line for each In sertion. Special notices one-half additional All resolutions of Associations; communications of limited or individual interest, and notices of mar riages and deaths exceeding five lines, ten cents per line. Editorial notices fifteen cents per line. All legal Notices of every kind, and Orphans'' Court and Judicial Sales, are required by law to be published in both papers published in this place. All advertising due after first insertion. A liberal discount is made to persons advertising by the quarter, half year, or year, as follows : 3 months. 6 months. 1 year. ♦One square - - - $4 50 sfi 00 $lO 00 Two squares - - - 000 900 16 00 Three squares - - - 8 00 12 00 20 00 Quarter column - - 14 00 20 00 35 00 Half column - - - 18 00 25 00 45 00 One column - - - - 30 00 45 00 80 00 ♦One square to occupy one inch of space JOB PRINTING, of every kind, done with neatness and dispatch. THE GAZETTE OFFICE has just been refitted with a Power Press and new type, and everything in the Printing line can be execu ted in the most artistic manner and at the lowest rates.—TERMS CASH. IST All letters should be addrcssd to MEYERS A MENGEL, Publishers. SVttorncjtsi. at s£aur. S. L. RUSSELL. J. H. LO(JGENECKER. RUSSELL & LONGENECKER, ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW, BEDFORD. PA., Will attend promptly and faithfully to all busi ness entrusted to their care. Spfieial attention given to collections and the prosecution of claims tor Back Pay, Bounty, Pensions, Ac OFFICE, on Juliana Street, south of the Court House. aprs,'67tf J. MOD. SHARI'E. E - '• KERR. niIARI'E A KERR, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. BEDFORD, PA., will practice in the courts of Bedford and adjoining counties Of fice on Juliana st., opposite the Banking House of Reed A Schell. _ | March 2. '66. J. R. DURBOUROW. | JOHN LUTZ. DU It BOIt Row & LUT Z , ATTORNEYS AT LAW, BEDFORD, PA , Will attend promptly to all business intrusted to their care. Collections made on the shortest no tice. They are, also, regularly licensed Claim Agents and will give special attention to the prosecution of claims against the Government for Pensions, Back Pay, Bounty, Bounty Lands, Ac. Office on Juliana street, one door South of the "Mengel House," and nearly opposite the I/iq/nrer office. • JOHN P. REED, ATTORNEY AT LAW, BEDFORD, PA. Respectfully tenders his services to the pnblic. Office second door North of the Mengel House. Bedford, Aug, 1, 1861. IJISPY M. ALSIP, ATTORNEY AT li LAW, BEDFORD, PA. Will faithfully and promptly attend to all business entrusted to his care in Bedford and adjoining counties. Military claims, back pay, bounty, Ac., speedily collected. Office with Mann A Spang, on Juliana street, t vj> doors South of the Mengel House. Jan. 22, 1864, F. M. KIMMF.LL. 1 J - W. LINGENFELTER. KIMMELL & LINGENFELTER, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, BEDFORD, PA., Have formed a partnership in the practice of the Law. Office on Juliana street, two doors South ofthe "Mengel House," G1 H. SPANG, ATTORN EY AT I . LAW BEDFORD, PA. Will promptly at tend to collections and all business entrusted to his care in Bedford and adjoining counties. Office on Juliana Street, three doors south of the "Mengel House," opposite the residence of Mrs. Tate. May 13, 1864. B. F. MEYERS. | J- W. DICKBRSOH. M EYERS A DICKERSON, AT TORNEYS AT LAW, Bedford, Pa., office same as formerly occupied by lion. S. L. Russell, a few doors south of the Court House, will practice in the several courts of Bedford county. Pensions, bounty and back pay obtained and the purchase and sale of real estate attended to. [mayll,'66. HAYS IRVINE, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Bloody Run, Pa. Office in Harris' New Building. marl3'6B O ()METH ING N FAY. "The undersigned has just returned from the city with all the LA TE 1M PR O VEMENTS in Photography, and is introducing the new Style of Picture called the "CABTNET SIZE PHOTOGRAPH,' which has attracted so much attention in New York and Philadelphia. Having gone to considerable expense in refit ting and improving his Gallery, he is enabled to make any of the NEW STYLES OE PICTURES A T VER V LOW PRICES. FROM To CENTS UP. lie would also invite attention to his splendid stock of ALBUMS AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES; also GILT, ROSEWOOD, and WALNUT FRAMES and MOULDINGS, very cheap. Also Brackets for Ornamenting Parlors. HIS FANCY CASES are of the latest style and made of the best material. Photographs copied and Enlarged from old De guerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Paintings or any other kind of Picture. Thankful to his friends for their patronage dur ing the past fifteen years, he hopes to merit a continuance of the same, and would respectfully invite all who wish a correct likeness of them selves, to call and examine his work before going elsewhere, satisfied that he can give entire satis faction to any who may favor him with their cus tem. T. R. GEi'TYS. junl9m3 . rpHE COMING CONFLICT! We give greater inducements to Agents than any other House in the trade. Ladies and Gents, get up Clubs in our great ONE DOLLAR SALE of Dry Goods, Fancy Goods, Silver Ware, Plated Ware, Ac., Ac. Thousands can testify as to the superior quality and the large remuneration received for selling our goods. We will present to any person, [free of cost), sending us a club, goods worth S3 to S3OO, or will pay cash if necessary. All goods sold at an uniform price of ONE DOL LAR for each article. We have made special arrangements with the celebrated ORIENTAL TEA COMPANY, to sup ply their standard Teas and Cott'ees, at their best prices. % Agents wanted everywhere. Descriptive Circu lars will be sent free, on application. CHAS. LETTS & CO., Manfrs' Agents, 64 & 66 Federal Street, Boston, Mass. jun26wl T?URNITURE AND CABINET £ ROOMS. THOMAS MERWINE, AT THE OLD STAIIL WORK-SHOP, has re-openod the Furniture and Cabinet business in that part of town, and is prepared to furnish ALL KINDS OF FURNITURE, at remarkably cheap rates. Call and examine his work before purchasing elsewhere. Satisfaction guaranteed. Special attention paid to the manufacture and furnishing of coffins Terms reasonable. inaylm3 ITT ATERSIDE WOOLEN FAC YV TORY L—30,000 LBS. WOOL WANTED ! The. undersigned having leased the Large New Woolen Factory, erected recently at Waterside for a number of years, respectfully informs the old customers of the Factory and the public generally, that they will need at least the above amount of wool. They have on hand a large lot of Cloths, Casimeres, Tweeds, Sattinetts, Jeans, Blankets, Coverlets, Flannel, Ac., which they will exchange lor wool, as has been the custom heretofore. Carpets will be made to order, at all times. Stocking yarn of all kinds always on hand. Our Peddler, W. 11. Ralston, will call on all the old customers, and the public generally, in due time, for the pur pose of exchanging goods for wool. The highest market price will be paid for wool in cash. N. B. Wool carding spinning and country Full ing will be done in the best manner and at short notice. JOHN I. NOBLE A BRO., may22m3 Waterside, Pa. rpHE Local circulation of the BED | FORD GAZETTE is larger than that of any other paper in this section ol country, and therefore of erathe greatest inducements to business men to fdvertiae in its columns. ®he Bedford <§a?ctte. BY MEYERS & MENGEL. goofland is Column. you ALL HAVE HEARD OF HOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS, • . AND HOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC. Prepared by Dr. C. M. Jackson, Philadelphia. Their introduction into this country from Ger many occurred in 1825. THEY CURED YOUR FATHERS AND MOTHERS, And will cure you and your children. They are entirely different from TT the many preparations now in the country cal I—l led Bitters or Tonics. They are no tavern J--®- preparation, or any thing like one ; but good, honest, reliable medi cines. They are The greatest known remedies for Liver Complaint, DYSPEPSIA, Nervous Debility, JAUNDICE, Diseases of the Kidneys, ERUPTIONS OF THE SKIN, and all Diseases arising from a Disordered Liver, stomach, or IMPURITY OF THE liLOOD. Constipation, Flatulence, Inward Piles, Fullnes of Blood to the neadj Acidity of the Stomach, Nausea, Heartburn, Disgust for Food, Full ness or Weight in the Stomach, Sour Eruc tations, Sinking or Fluttering at the Pit of the Stomach. Swimming of the Head, Hurried or Difficult Breathing, Fluttering at the . Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sensa I I tions when in a Lying Posture. Dimness of Vision, Dots or Webs before the sight, Dull Pain in the Head, Defi ciency of Perspiration, Yellowness of the Skin and Eyes, Pain in the Side, Back. Chest, Limbs, etc., Sudden Flushes of Heat, Burning in the Flesh. Constant Imagi nings of Evil and Great Depression of Spirits. AH these indicate diseases of the Liver or Di gestive Organs, combined with impure blood. HOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS is entirely vegetable and contains no liquor. It is a compound of Fluid Extracts. The Roots, Herbs, and Barks from which these extracts are made, are gathered in Germany. All the medi cinal virtueus are ex y—v tracted from them by a scientific Chemist, fl I These extracts are then forwarded touting V country to be used ex pressly fur the nianufacture of these Bitters. There is no alcoholic substance of any kind used in compounding the Bitters, hence it is the only Bitters that can be used in cuscs where alcoholic stimulants are not advisable. HOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC is a combination of all the ingredients of the Bit ters, with PURE Santa Cruz Rum. Orange, etc. It is used for the same diseases as the Bitters, in case where some pure alcoholic stimulus is required. You will bear in mind that these remedies are en tirely different from others advertised for the cure of the diseases named, these being scientific preparations of medicinal extracts, while the oth ers are mere decoctions of rum in some form. The TONIC is decidedly one of the most pleasant and agreeable remedies ever offered to the public. Its taste is exquisite. It is a pleasure to take it, while its life-giving, exhilarating, and medicinal quali ties have caused it to be known as the greatest of all tonics. DEBILITY There is no medicine equal to Iloofland's Ger man Bitters or Tonic ■ in cases of Debility. They impart a tone I•< and vigor to the whole system, strengthen A- the appetite, cause an enjoyment of the food, enable the stomach to di gest it, purify the blood, give a good, sound, healthy complexion, eradicate the yellow tinge from the eye, impart a bloom to the cheeks, and change the patient from a short-breathed, emaci ated, weak, and nervous invalid, to a full-faced, stout, and vigorous person. Weak and Delicate Children are made strong by using the Bitters or Tonic. In fact, they are Family Medicines. They can be administered with perfect safety to a child three months old, the most delicate female, or a man of ninety. These remedies are the best Blood Purifiers ever known and will cure all diseases resulting from bad blood. Keep y >ur blood pure; keep your Liver in order;.-*- keep your digestive organs in a sound, I healthy condition, by the use of these remc J—i dies, and no diseases will cveT assail you. The best men in thecountry recommend them. If years of honest reputation go for anything, you must try these preparations. FROM HON. (iEO. W. WOODWARD, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylva nia. PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 1867. I find that "Hoofland's German Bitters" is not an intoxicating beverage, but is a good tonic, use tii 1 in disorders of the digestive organs, and of great benefit in cases of debility and want of ner vous action in the system. Yours Truly. GEO. W. WOODWARD. FROM HON. JAMES TAOMPSON. Judge of the Supreme Conrt of Pennsylvania. PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 1866. I consider '-Hoofland's German Bitters" a valua ble medicine in case . of attacks of Indiges tion or Dyspepsia. I \ can certify this from my experience of it. XX. Yours, with respect, JAMES THOMPSON. FROM REV. JOSEPH 11. KENNARD, D. D., Pastor of the Tenth Baptist Church, Philadelphia. DR. JACKSON—DEAR SIR:—I have been fre quently requested to connect my name with rec ommendations of different kinds of medicines, but regarding the practice as out of my appropriate sphere, I have in all cases declined ; but with a clear proof in various instances, and particularly in my own family, of the usefulness of Dr. Hoof land's German Bitters, I depart for once from my usual course, to express my full conviction that for general debility of the system, and es pecially for Liver Com TW-T- plaint, it is a safe and valuable prepara jXj tion. In some cases it may fail; bnt usual Xlly, I doubt not, it will be very beneficial to those who suffer from the above causes.- Yours, very respectfully, J.JI KENNARD, Eigth, below Coates Street. CAUTION. Hoofland's German Remedies are counterfeited. The Genuine have the signature of C. M. JACK SON on the front of the outside wrapper of each bottle, and the name of the article blown iu each bottle. All others' are counterfeit. Price of the Bitters, $1 per bottle; Or, a half dozen for $5. Price of the Tonic, $1 50 per bottle; Or, a half dozen for $7 50. The tonic is put up in quart bpttles. Recollect that it is Dr. Hoofland's German Remedies that are so universally used and so highly recommended;-w-v and do not allow the Druggist to induce I lyou to take anything else that he may sayJLXis just as good, be cause he makes a larger profit on it. These Reme dies will be sent by express to any locality upon application to the PRINCIPAL OFFICE, At the German Medicine Store. No . 631 AliCll STREET, Philadelphia. ( HAS. M. EVANS, PROPRIETOR. Formerly C. M. JACKSON A Co. These Remedies are for sale by Druggists, Store keepers and Medicine Dealers everywhere. Do not forget to examine, the article, you buy in order to get the genuine. may29'6Syl DEMOCRATIC NATIOXVI, CONVEN TION I The true friend* of the Iniou in Cnnm-il! I'nion and Victory! Harmony and Peace ! Hon. Horatio Seymour, of New York, tor President! CCII. F. P. Itlair. of Missouri, for Viee President ! FIRST DAY'S PROCEEDINWS. NEW YORK, July 4, 186 S. As early as ten o'clock immense crowds began to gather in the neigh borhood of Tammany Ilall. There was very little confusion manifested during the filling. The seats set apart for ladies were all filled. The hall was most beautifully decorated with flags, banners, flowers and evergreens, inter laced into patriotic emblems, indicative of the great event to be initiated with in its spacious 'walls. On the outside the street was alive with the music of bands, the marching and the active exertions of the police who found it impossible to keep the streets clear, with their greatest exertions. At times it was physical impossibili ty to make head-way through the dense masses that surrounded the building. The great Convention assembled un der most favorable auspices. Its ses sions were inaugurated amid the boom ings of cannon, the huzzas of the mul titude, and every indication of popular favor and encouragement. Represent ing as they do widely separated sec tions, whose interests are not identical, the delegates evince a most earnest spirit of unanimity and a determina tion so to discharge the responsible du ties devolving upon them as will best conduce to the ultimate triumph of their great and enduring organization. So prominent is this feeling in all the discussions of the members of the Con vention that a disinterested spectator could not fail to notice it. The hall and galleries art; densely, crowded and there is a vast mob outside vainly striving to gain admittance. The Convention was called to order at 12:20 by August Belmont, Chairman of the National Democratic Committee, who said: Speech of Anyust Belmont. Gentlemen of the Convention :—lt is my privilege to day to welcome you here in this hall, constructed with so much artistic taste, and tendered to you by tlie time-honored Society of Tammany. I welcome you to this magnificent temple, erected to the Goddess of Liberty by her staunchest defenders and most fervent worship pers. 1 welcome you to this good City of New York, the bulwark of Democracy, which has rolled back the surging waves of Radicalism through the storms of the last eight years, and 1 welcome you, gentlemen, to our Empire State, which last fall redeem ed herself from Republican misrule by a majority of nearly ">O,OOO votes, and which claims the right to lead the vanguard of victory in the great bat tle to be fought next November for the preservation of our institutions, our laws, and our liberties. It is a most auspicious omen that we meet under such circumstances, and are surrounded by such associations, and 1 share your own confident hope of the overwhelming success of the ticket and tljp platform, which will be the result of your deliberations. For it is to the American people that our appeal lies. Their final judgment will be just. The American people will no longer remain deaf to the teachings of of the past. They will remember that it was under successive Democratic ad ministrations, based upon our national principles, of constitutional liberty, that our country rose to a prosperity and greatness unsurpassed in the annals of history; they will re member the days when North and South marched shoulder to shoul der together in the conquest of Mexico, which gave us our golden Em pire on the Pacific; our California and our Oregon, now the strongholds of a triumphant Democracy; they will re member the days when peace and plenty reigneth over the whole Union, when we had no national debt to crush the energifs of the people, when the Federal tax-gatherer was unknown throughout the vast extent of the land, and when the credit of the United States stood as high in the money marts of the world as that of any other government; and they will remember with a wise sorrow, that with the down fall of the Democratic party in 1860 came that fearful civil war which has brought mourning and desolation into every household ; has cost the loss of a million of American citizens, and has left us a national debt the burden of which drains the resources, crip ples the industry, and impoverishes the labor of the country. They will re member that, after the fratricidal strife was over, when the bravery of our ar my and navy, and the sacrifices of the people had restored the Union and vindicated the supremacy of the law ; when the victor and tiie vanquished were equally readyto bury the past and to hold out the hand of the brother hood and good-will across the graves of their fallen comrades, it was again the defeat of the Democratic candidates in ISO! which prevented this consum mation so devoutly wished for by all. Instead of restoring the Southern States to their constitutional rights, in stead of trying to wipe out the miser- 1 BEDFORD, PA., FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 10, 1868. ies of the past by a magnanimous pol icy, dictated alike by humanity and sound statesmanship, so ardently pray ed for by the generous heart of the A merican people, the Radicals in Con gress, elected in an evil hour, have placed the iron heel of the conqueror upon the South. Austria did not dare to fasten upon vanquished Hun gary, nor Russia to impose upon con quered Poland the ruthless tyranny now inflicted by Congress upon the Southern States. Military satraps are invested with dictatorial power, overi ding the decisions of the courts, and as suming the functions of the civil au thorities; the white populations are arc disfranchised or forced to submit to test oaths alike revolting to justice and civilization ; and a debased and ig norant race, just emerged from servi tude, is raised into power to control the destinies of the fair portion of our common country. These men, elected to be legislators and legislators only, trampling the Constitution under their feet, have usurped the functions of the Executive and the Judiciary, and it is impossible to doubt after the events of the past few months, and the circum stances of the impeachment trial, that they will not shrink from an attempt hereafter to subvert the Senate of the United States, which alone stood be tween them and their victim, and which had virtue enough left not to al low the American name to be utterly disgraced, and justice to be dragged in the dust.. In order to carry out this nefarious programme our army and na vy are kept in times of.profound peace on a scale which lias involved a" year ly expenditure of from one to two hundred milions, prevents the reduc tion of our national debt, and imposes upon our people a system of the most exorbitant and unequal taxation, with a vicious, irredeemable and depreciated currency. And now this same party, which has brought all these evils upon the country, comes again before the A mcrican people, asking for their suffra ges, and whom has it chosen for its can didate ? The General commanding the Armies of the United States. Can there be any doubt as to the designs of they Radicals, if the should be able to keep their hold 011 the reins of gov ernment ! They intend Congressional usurpation of all the branches and functions of the government, to lie en forced by the bayonets of a military despotism! It is impossible that a free and in telligent people can longer submit to such a state of things. They will not calmly stand by to see their liberties subverted, the prosperity and great ness of their country undermined, and the institutions bequeathed to them by the fathers of the Republic, wrested from them. They must see that the conservative and national principles of a liberal and progressive Democracy are the only safeguards of the Republic. Gentlemen of the Con vention ?—Your country looks to you to stay this tide of disorganization, vi olence, and despotism. It will not look in vain, when next November the roll shall ye called, and when State af ter State shall respond by rallying a round the banner of Democracy, 011 which in the future as in the past, will be inscribed our undying motto : "The Union, the Constitution, and the Laws!" Temporary Chairman. lie nominated for temporary Chair man, Hon. Henry D. Palmer of Wis consin, which was agreed to. Speech of Mr. Palmer. Mr. Palmer, 011 taking the chair, said: Gkxtjyem en of the Convention— Permit me to return to you my most sincere acknowledgments for the high compliment you have chosen to confer upon my State, and the great honor you have bestowed upon me in the choice you have made, as the tempo rary presiding officer of this Conven tion. Permit me to assure you, gen tlemen, that during the brief period I shall have occasion to discharge the duties of the Chair, I shall bring to bear such ability as I may possess to discharge those duties with perfect fairness to all the States and to all the delegates. Ido not regard myself as competent; and if I do, I shall not re gard it as my duty in occupying the chair temporarily, to enter into any general discussion of the political situa tion of the day, or to advise, or seek to instruct this Convention in regard to the performance of its labors. 1 may, however, be permitted to congratulate you and to congratulate our country at large, that 011 this bright and beau tiful anniversary of our nation's birth, once more a convention of the Democ racy of this country is assembled in which all the States are represented (prolonged"applause), and in which delegates from the East, and from the West, and from the North, and from the South, all come here and unite to gether to perform a great work for our common country. [Applause.] And permit me to express the hope that this fact may be an omen of a unity of sen timent in this Convention, which shall enable you to produce such a work as will commend itself to the approval of the people of our whole country, and thus wrest it from the hand which seeks its destruction. [Applause.] Again thanking you gentlemen for the compliment you have chosen to pay me, I shall have the pleasure of pre senting to the Convention the Rev. Dr. Morgan, of New York. Prayer was offered by Dr. Morgan, rector of St. Thomas, New York. Mr. Clymer, of Pennsylvania, then offered the following resolution : Resolved , That there shall be now two committees appointed, each consisting of one delegate from each State, to be selected by their delegations, one a committee on permanent organization and the other a committee on creden tials. The Chairman then put the resolu tion, which was carried. The Secretary then called the roll of each State, and delegates were appoint ed on the committees. Pennsylvani ans were selected for the several com mittees, as follows:—on Credentials, Gen. W. 11. Miller; on Organization, Hiester Clymer; 011 Resolutions and Platform, Francis W. Hughes. SECOND DAY'S I'ROCEEDIKftM. New York, July 0. Reassembling of the Convention. The reassembling of the National Democratic Convention to-day was marked by the greatest enthusiasm a mong all present. About nine o'clock, crowds began to gather in the streets around Tammany Hall, and thestreets were tilled with a very large assem blage of people, who eagerly pressed forward to the entrance, in order to se cure admission, which to-day was by white tickets. The delegates who hap pened to be in the crowd were besieged by the people for tickets, and those who had any to spare were the objects of especial attention. At 10 o'clock Governor Seymour was a seen coming up the street and was lus tily cheered. The selection of ex-Gov crnor Seymour as permanent President was enthusiastically received, and loudly applauded by the vast assem blage within the hall. Permanent Organization. Mr. Clymer, from the CommitUeon Permanent Organization, reported in favor of Horatio Seymour for perma nent President of the Convention, and a Vice President and Secretary from each State. Seymour's name was greeted with immense applause. He was escorted to the chair by Messrs. Bigler, of Pennsylvania, and Ham mond, of South Carolina. Upon tak ing the chair, Seymour was greeted with tremendous applause, the whole Convention rising and waving hats. The President acknowledged the honor in an eloquent and conciliatory speech, which was loudly applauded. The rules of the Chicago Convention of 18(54 were adopted for the government of the present Convention. Resolutions Referred. Resolutions from the Workingmen's Association, in favor of paying bonds in greenbacks or funding the debt into three per cent, loan, were received with immense applause. Resolutions. Mr. Kerr, of Pennsylvania, offered a resolution complimentary to President Andrew Johnson ; referred. A resolu tion complimentary to Chief Justice Chase, for his impartiality in presiding over the Court of Impeachment, was offered and read with loud applause. A resolution approving the recent amnesty proclamation was adopted. Nomination of Candidates. Mr. Bigler offered a resolution to proceed to nominate candidates for President of the United States, which was received with loud applause. A resolution was then adopted pledging the delegates to support the nominee of the Convention. Mr. Hutehins moved to amend Mr. Biglor's resolu tion by providing that no nomination be made until after the platform shall have been adopted. Mr. Bigler ex plained that it was not his intention to ballot for candidates, but simply to nominate them. Mr. Bigler's resolu tion was again read, and a vote by States taken 011 Mr. Hutehins' amend ment, ami it was adopted by 15!) yeas to 89 nays. Evening Session. The Convention reassembled at 4 15, the delegates giving three cheers for President Seymour. Soldiers and Sailors Committee. On motion, it was agreed to appoint a committee of live to receive the com mittee of the Soldiers and Sailors Con vention, and receive their address. Soon after, Sergeant Bates entered the Hall, carrying his flag, lie was greet ed with loud applause. Reception of Soldiers and Sailors. At 4:25 the committee of the Con vention appeared, and through Judge Woodward introduced tho committco of soldiers and sailors, who were in vited to the stand, the Convention greeting the soldiers with loud ap plause. The Chair then presented Franklin and his colleagues, and said that they desire peace, Union, and fraternal feeling in the country. General Franklin announced the purpose of the committee, and Colonel O'Bierne proceeded to read an adilreas of the Soldiers' Convention, which was listened to with marked attention. Upon the conclusion of the address three cheers were given for the con servative soldiers and sailors. General Thomas Ewing, of Kansas, was then introduced, and proceeded to address the Convention. Upon the conclusion of General Ewing's speech the Convention arose en masse and gave three hearty cheers for tho con servative soldiers and sailors. It was then moved that the address of the soldiers and sailors be spread upon the minutes, and made part of tho pro ceedings of the Convention. Agreed to. The Committees on nominations and platform not being ready to report, the convention, at (5 P. M., adjourned VOI, 62.-WHOLE No. 5,45.1 till to-morrow at 10 o'clock. TIIIKO BAY'S IMKM'CCniXCS. NEW YORK, July 7. Opening of the Contention. The Convention assembled at 10 o'- clock this morning. The vast audience that filled the rear of the hall and the gallery was a most imposing gather ing. Heading of the Platform. "The reading of the platform was listened to with profound attention, and when the financial planks were reached, the whole Convention rose en masse and cheered for several minutes. The greatest enthusiasm prevailed, and it was some time before order could be fully restored. THE PLATFORM. The Democratic party in National Convention assembled, reposing its trust in the intelligence, patriotism, and discriminating justice of the peo ple, standing upon the Constitution as the foundation and limitation of the powers of the government, and the guaranty ofthe liberties of the citizen ; and recognizing the questions of slav ery and secession as having been set tled for all time to come by the war or the voluntary action of tiie Southern States in Constitutional Convention as sembled and never to be renewed or reagitated, do with the return of peace demand: * First. Immediate restoration of all the States to their rights in the Union under the Constitution, and of civil government to the American people. Second. Amnesty for all past politi cal offenses, and the regulation of the •elective franchise in the States by their citizens. Third. Payment of the public debt of the United States as rapid as practi cable; all moneys drawn from the peo ple by taxation, except so much as is requisite for the necessities of the gov ernment, economically administered, being honestly applied to such pay ment, and where the obligations ofthe government do not expressly state up on their face, or the law under which they were issued does not provide that they shall be paid in coin, they ought, in right and in Justice, be paid in the lawful money of the United States. | Thunders of applause]. Fourth. Equal taxation of every species of property according to its re al value, including government bonds, and other public securities. [Renewed cheering and cries of "read it again."] Fifth. One currency for the govern ment and the people, the laborer and the officeholder, the pensioner and the soldier, the producer and the bondhold er. [Great cheering and cries of "Read it again." | The fifth resolution was again read, and again cheered. Sixth. Economy in the administra tion of the government* the reduction of the standing army and navy ; the abolition of the Freedmen's Bureau [great cheering, [ and all political in strumentalities designed to secure ne gro supremacy ; simplification of the system, and discontinuance of inquisi torial assessing and collecting internal revenue, so that the burden of taxa tion may be equalized and lessened, the credit of the government and the currency made good ; the repeal of all enactments for enrolling the State mi litia into national forces in time ot peace, and a tariff for revenue upon foreign imports, and such equal taxa tion under the internal revenue laws as will afford incidental protection to domestic manufactures, and as will, without impairing the revenue, im pose the least burden upon and best promote and encourage the great in dustrial interests of the country. Seventh. Reform of abuses in the ad ministration, the expulsion of corrupt men from office, the abrogation of use less offices; the restoration of rightful authority to, and the independence of the executiveand judicial departments of the government; the subordination of the military to the civil power, to the end that the usurpations of Con gress and the despotism of the sword may cease. Eighth. Equal rights and protection for naturalized and native-born citi zens at home and abroad ; the assertion of American nationality which shall command the respect of foreign pow ers and furnish an example and en couragement to people struggling for national integrity, constitutional liber ty and individual rights; and the maintenance of the rights of natural ized citizens against the absolute doc trine of ifh mutable allegiance, and the claims of foreign powers to punish them for alleged crime committed be yond their jurisdiction. [Applause.] In demanding these measures and reforms we arraign the Radical party for its disregard of right, and the un paralleled opression and tryranny which have marked its career. After the most solemn and unanimous pledge of both houses of Congress to prosecute the war exclusively for the maintenance of the government and the preservation of the Union under the Constitution, it has repeatedly vio lated that most sacred pledge under which alone was rallied that noble vol unteer army which carried our Hag to voctory. Instead of restoring the Union, it has, so far as is in its power, dissolved it, and subjected ten States, in time of profound peace, to military despotism and negro supremacy. It has nuliiied there the right of trial by jury ; it lias abolished the habeas corpus —that most sacred writ of liberty ; it has over thrown the freedom of speech and the press; it has substituted arbitrary seizures, and arrests, and military trials, and secret star chamber inquisitions for the constitutional tribunals; it hasdisre garded in time of peace the right of the people to be free from searches and siezures; it has entered the post and telegraph offices, and even the private rooms of individuals, and seized their private papers and letters without any specific charge or notice of affidavit, as required by the organic law; it has converted the American Capitol into a bastile ; it has established a system of spies and official espionage to which no constitutional monarchy of Europe would now dare to resort; it has abol ished the right of appeal on important constitutional questions to thesupreme judicial tribunals, and threatens to cur tail or destroy its original jurisdiction, which is irrevocably vested by the Con stitution, while the learned Chief Jus tice has been subjected to tho most a trocious calumnies, merely because he would not prostitute his high office to the support of false and partisan char ges preferred against tne President., Its corruption and extravagance have exceeded anything known in history, and by its frauds and monopolies it has nearly doubled the burden ofthe debt created by the war. It has stripped tlie'l 'resilient of his constitutional pow er of appointment, even of hisown cab inet. l T nder its repeated assaults the the pillars of the government are rock ing on their base, and should it succeed in November next and inaugurate its President, we will meet as a subjected and conquered people amid the ruins of liberty and the scattered fragments of the Constitution; and we do declare and resolve that ever since the people of the United States threw off all sub jection to the British crown the privi lege and trust of suffrage have be longed to the several States, and have been granted, regulated and controlled exclusively by the political power of each State respectively, and that any attempt by Congress, on any pretext whatever, to deprive any State of this right, or interfere with its exercise, is a flagrant usurpation of power which can find no warrant in the Constitution, and if sanctioned by the people, will subvert our form of government, and can only end in a single centralized and consolidated government, in which the separate existence of Ine States will be entirely absorbed, and an un qualified despotism l>e established in place of a Federal Union of co-equal States; and that we regard the recon struction acts (so-called) of Congress, as such, are usurpations, and uncon stitutional, revolutionary and void. That our soldiers ami sailors, who carried the flag of our country to vic tory against a most gallant and deter mined foe, must ever be gratefully re membered, and all the guaranties giv en their favor must be faithfully car ried into execution. That the public lands should be dis tributed as widely as possible among the people, and should be disposed of either under the pre-emption or home stead laws, and sold in reasonable quantities, and to none but actual oc cupants, at the minimum price estab lished by the government. When grants of the public lands may be allow ed necessary for the encouragement of important public improvements, the proceeds of the sale of such lands, and not the lands themselves, should be so applied. That the President of the United States, Andrew Johnson (applause) in exercising tin; power of his high office in resist ing the aggressions of Congress upon the constitutional rights of the States and the people, is entitled to the gratitude of the whole American peo ple, and in behalf of the Democratic party we tender him our thanks for liis patriotic efforts in that regard.— [Great applause.] Upon this platform the Democratic party appeal to every patriot, includ ing all the Conservative element, and all who desire to support the Constitu tion and restore the Union, forgetting all past differences of opinion, to unite with us in the present great struggle for the liberties of the people, and that to all such, to whatever-part they may have heretofore belonged, we extend the right hand of fellowship, and hail ail such co-operating with us as friends and brethren. [Applause.] Nomination. Mr. Bigler, of Pa., moved that the Convention now proceed to nominate a candidate for President of the United States. Carried. Mr. Eaton, of Connecticut, referred to the gloom which hung over the Democratic party at the close of the war, and reminded the Convention that Connecticut was the first State to pierce the gloom by the election of a Democratic Governor, James E. Eng lish, whom Connecticut now presents as her candidate. Mr. Anderson, of Maine, eloquently eulogized, and presented the name of Gen. W. S. Hancock. (Cheers.) New Jersey nominated ex-Governor Joel Parker, for whom lie claimed a national reputation. Mr. Tilden, of New York, by the unanimous vote of the delegation, nom inated Sanford E. Church, whom he eulogized as a statesman of enlarged experience, and a man who has always achieved success befere the people. | Cheers. | Mr. Clark, of Wisconsin, on behalf of the majority of the delegation, nomi nated James R. Doolittle. (Cheers.) The roll was then called on the first ballot with the following result: Pen dleton, 10.3; Hancock, 33] ; Church, 34 ; English, 16; Parker, 13; Packer, 20; Andrew Johnson, Go; Doolittle, 13; Hendricks, 21; Blair, .1 ; Reverdy Johnson, 81. Whole number of votes, 317. Neces sary to a choice, 2111. Five more ballots were taken with out a choice being made, after which* the Convention adjourned till to-mor row, ot 10 A. M. General McCook, of Ohio, by the unanimous voice of her Convention, placed in nomination George H. Pen dleton. (cheers.) Woodward, of Pennsylvania, by the unamimous vote of her delegation, nominated Hon. Asa Packer and in an eloquent speech, urged his nomination. Mr. Nelson, of Tennesse, rose to pre sent the name of one who he claims the qualifications. He set forth in a few earnest and forcible remarks, conclu ding by nominating Andrew Johnson. Great cheeering, both among the dele gates and spectators. On the fourth day, twelve ballots were taken, without a sufficient num ber of votes being cast for any candi date to make a choice, and the Conven tion again adjourned till next day.— On Thursday, on the twentieth ballot, the vote stood Hancock, 121. Hen dricks 124; the rest scattering. On the twenty-second "ballot, HORATIO SEYMOUR, the President ofthe Con vention, was unamiously nominated for Presinent. He had, on previous occasions, declined the use of his name for the office, but the states, one after another, insisted on his accepting the nomination. Gen. F. P. BLAIR, of Missouri, was unaimously nominated for Vice Presi dent. —A new stamp for whiskey barrels, showing that the tax has been paid, has been approved by the Committee on Ways and Means. The stamp is composed of two pieces of paper, so that it cannot be taken from the barrel without mutilation. The series of such stamps is seven in number, with tigures denoting the number of gallons, which are easily and conveniently checked, in connection with coupons.