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Friday .Horning-, Democratic Nominations. NATIONAL. FOR PRESIDENT, HOI, HORATIO SEYMOUR, OE NEW YORK. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, GEO. fRANK r, mill, OE MISSOURI. STATE. FOR AUDITOR GENERAL, HON. CHARLES E. BOYLE, of Fayette County. FOR SURVEYOR GENERAL, GEN. WELLINGTON H. ENT. of Columbia County. JTDiciAny. ADDITIONAL LAW JUDGE, trjl.lT.lM J. If A Jilt, of Somerset Co. COUNTY. CONGRESS. F. M. KI MM FT. I, of Franklin Co. ASSEMBLY, Aft K.I IT A M WILSON, of Sotiifmrt, <1 FOR*It: MrGOVEJtN, of Fulton. COMMISSIONER, DANIEL UEEGI.E, of St. Clair. POOR DIRECTOR, HENRY EG OLE, of Napier. COUNTY SURVEYOR, SAM'L KETTFKMAN, of Hertford. COROSOR, Dr. V. 11. I'ENNSYL, of Bloody Ran. AUDITOR, AT. A. 1 IVNT Fit, of Broad Top. THE LEGISLATIVE I|l WTI.V. I'rami ii lull I Nominal ion*. Will tin* INiipH' Emlorsi* Ilium? The Radicals of this Legislative Dis- j trict have nominated John Weller and J. C. Longenecker, Esqs., as their candidates for Representatives in the Legislature. We want it understood, in limine, that we have no objections j to these gentlemen, personally. Mr. \\ eller has already served two sessions and has a record upon which the i>eo ple will pass judgment. Mr. Longen ecker is a young lawyer who has no record save that of a very rabid Itadi- j cal stump orator. Both of these nominations were pro cured by Iraud and are really not any more binding upon the Radical party of the district than the nominations of Wilson and McGovern. Weller re ceived but a minority of the votes cast j at the Uadieal primary election in j Somerset, was not the choice of the ma jority of his party in that county, and defeated the will of that majority, only by getting out a "straw" candidate ! who drew off enough votes from his principal opponent, Dr. D. F. Walker, to leave him (Weller) a plurality. By this trick, the rule of the Radical party in Somerset, to give a member but j two terms, was overthrown, and Wel ler was fraudulently renominated for a j third term. As for Mr. Longenecker's nomination, every body in this neigh- i borhood knows how that was brought j about. Capt. John S. SLuckey, of Na- j pier tp., was a strong candidate for the j nomination, having carried the con- ! vention two years ago, but losing the; nomination through the machination ? of certain jealous politicians. Unfor tunately (or fortunately, we hardly know which) for Capt. Stuckey, John Cessna appeared upon the scene as a candidate for the Congressional nomi nation. For a while the chances be tween Cessna and his competitors seemed about even, and he found it : necessary to resort to his peculiar tac- ; tics, lie reasoned in this wise: "If I permit Capt. Stuckey to carry the convention, the nomination will be conceded to him, on account of his having been thrown overboard in 18- GG ; therefore, my plan is to defeat him with a new man whose claims can be easily postponed ; for, if he succeeds in carrying the convention my competi tors will argue against me that Bed ford county has one of the candidates for the Legislature and ought to yield the nomination for Congress to some other county. Accordingly Cessna went to work to accomplish his pur pose. His first card was a trick similar to that played by Weller in Somerset. A candidate was brought out in Capt. Stuckey's own township, for the ex press purpose of taking the delegatesfrom the Captain at his own home. This proved successful. But in spite of all the appliances that were brought to bear against him, Captain Stuckey had a majority of the delegates elected to the convention, when that body as sembled. By dint of strong arguments, however, a conversion was made to Longenecker, but the latter still did not have a majority of the convention. A bright idea then struck Cessna and his co-workers. There was Southamp ton tp., unrepresented. Could not a delegate be manufactured for that township? Yes, good luck would have it so; there happened to bo in town, a citizen of that township, who, indeed, knew nothing about the con vention, and who did not come to at tend it, and who was not elected a delegate by the Radicals of Southamp ton or any other township; upon him Johu Cessna and his co-adjutors at once centred their affections. They fell upon his neck and kissed him and hugged him to their bosoms, and— elected him a delegate for Longcnecker ! This was the coup de grace, to Captain Stuckey and gave Longcnecker the in structions of the convention. No soon er, however, was Longenecker pre sented by the county, than Cessna, in turn, sought to defeat his nomination. That he failed in accomplishing his end, was no fault of his or of his per j sonal friends. For the truth of what we have here stated, we appeal to the Radicals who r had an inside view of the struggle for ' the Legislative and Congressional nominations. We will not swear that Cessna and his friends really did kiss their Southampton delegate ; that is a figure of speech ; but as to the rest, there are plenty of men who can make affidavit, if they will. The question now is, will the people sustain nominations thus fraudulently made ? IIERE YOU ARE. The Bedford Inquirer dares us to print in full its article of August 8, on "Equal Taxation." We accept the challenge and give it below, verbatim. We have dared the Inquirer , several times, to answer questions which we propounded, but it has always evaded them. Let the public judge which is the fairer journal, the GAZETTE, or the Inquirer. The article which we are "dared" to publish, is as follows: Equal Taxation. The Democratic platform was con structed with an "Equal Taxation" plank intended as a catch-penny for the unwary. Let us see how it would work. The Internal Revenue Laws, framed by a Republican Congress, apportioned the taxes, absolutely required for the na tional support, in such a manner as to bear heaviest upon those who could best bear them, and lightly, or not at all, on the poor. Under that law to- 5 day no man pays an income tax unless 1 his income is over a thousand dollars. ; Under this law scarcely fifty men in j Bedford county pay an income tax, j and the great majority of the people | pay no government tax at all. This ; is judicious and statesmanlike; ex empting the poor and middle classes ' entirely from the burthen of taxation, i Truly this is not equal taxation, but j it is the taxation that pays the debt of ; the nation without laying its burthen \ upon the poor and the needy, the wid ow and the orphan and the day-laborer. Under it the poor man and his child ren have ail their rights and liberties preserved, and are permitted to occupy their homes in peace unmolested by the taxgatherer's call. What would i the catch-penny "Equal Taxation" of the Copperhead platform do in this j case? Let us see how Equal Taxation ■ would work. Equal Taxation would require that every man who owns a dollar's worth of property should pay his exact proportion of the amount of taxes requisite to pay the debts of the j nation. It would carry the tax-gath erer into the poor man's cabin to filch the last dollar of his hard earned wag- , es for taxes and leave his children to j famish for bread, It would toll the widows basket of meal and tax the poor man's pig. It would lay the heavy hand upon and exact the last penny from high and low, rich and poor, alike, never considering whether there was left a shelter for the widow and her orphans or clothing and bread for the starving poor. Such would he the result of the " Equal Taxation'''' con cerning which Copperheadism makes such a hue and cry. True it is that the Republican Congress has not made an equal tax law, hut it is a just, fair, righteous and liberal one. It screens the poor in their poverty, and lays no additional burthen upon the shoulders already bowed with the cares of pov ertyand want. The Republican party is the poor man's friend and exempts him from taxes of every kind. Cop perheadism vaunts itself upon " Equal Taxation ," and would lay a tax upon the last dollar of the wayfaring poor. Let the poor man think upon this, and consider whether he prefers to be taxed. If he does let him vote the Copperhead ticket, and cry out for "Equal Taxation," and he will get it. But if he wishes to continue free from taxes, and let those who can afford it pay them, let him vote the whole Re publican ticket. Let the small-farmer and mechanic, and every man whose income is less than SIOOO consider whether he prefers to be taxed or not. If he is ambitious of figuring in the Internal Revenue tax list, let him by all means vote for Seymour and Blair , hut if he prefers to remain free from taxes, as he now is, let him not only cast his own, but persuade his neighbor to cast his ballot for Grant and Colfax and the policy that exempts the poor man from taxation. Doubtless, the Inquirer man imag ines that his article has smashed into splinters the eternal principle of Equal Taxation. A few words will unde ceive him. It is true that hut few peo ple pay an income tax. It is also true that the bondholders pay only an in come tax. But it is not true that those who have no incomes, pay no taxes. The poorest man in the country pays taxes—not an income tax, but an out come tax. On every pound of tea he buys, a tax of 25 cents in gold is laid by the government, and as he has no gold, he pays it in greenbacks and he is charged the difference between gold and greenbacks, which makes the tax on his pound of tea just 37 cents. On every pound of coffee the poor man buys, he is charged by the government a tax of 5 cents in gold, which he is compelled to pay in greenbacks, which makes the tax on his pound of coffee, just 74 cents. On every pound of im- I>orted sugar the poor man buys, the government charges him a tax of 4 cents in gold, or G cents in greenbacks. The poor man, the consumer, pays these taxes to the retail merchant, the retailer pays them to the wholesale dealer, the wholesale dealer pays them to the importer, and the importer pays them to the government. The poor man and the middle classes are also taxed, in the same way, upon articles of clothing, meat (they must help pay their butcher's license) medicines (they must pay stamp duties on many Wkfjt jUrtirorti €Sr*?rtt* astStfofSj* pa. Of them) articles of furniture, legal papers (stamps again) matches (stamps once more) etc., etc. These taxes, in a great measure, are applied to the pay ment of the gold interest on govern ment bonds, whilst the holders of those bonds pay nothing but an income tax, and evade that by making false re turns and tampering with the Asses sors of Internal Revenue. Thus every man who owns a "pig," or has a dol lar in his pocket, is taxed by the gov ernment to pay the bondholder his inter est in gold, ichilst the bondholder pays scarcely any taxes at all. As to the farming community, let us see how this system of unequal taxation oper ates. The farmer pays State, County and Township taxes; the bondholder pays not one cent of such taxes. A farm er, of ordinary family, will use, say, one barrel of sugar per year, or about 200 pounds; say about 5 pounds of tea, and 100 pounds of coffee. The mus lins, clothing, and other articles of a similar character purchased by him during the year, take out of his pocket, as government duties at the lowest figure, $20.00. Leaving out of the question, stamp duties, and other mat ters which might be fairly taken into the account, his government taxes, therefore, are as follows : 1 barrel sugar, taxed, $12.00 5 pounds tea, taxed, 1.85 100 pouuds coffee, taxed, 7.50 Muslins, clothing, <&€., 20.00 Total $41.35 Now, say this farmer raises 200 bush els of wheat per annum, here is a tax of upwards of 20 cents on each bushel, paid by him to the government. This goes to pay the bondholders, to keep up the Negro Bureau and to pay off the Standing Army. When wheat is worth $2.25 per bushel, the farmer re alizes but 2.05, and when the differ ence between gold and greenbacks, is deducted, be gets but $1.30. Mean while the bondholder draws his inter est in gold, pays no State, County or Township taxes, and evades the in come tax. Hence the Democrats pro pose Equal Taxation as a remedy for the present defective because unequal system. Equal Taxation will compel the bond-holding nabobs and aristo crats to pay their share of the taxes, and of course, will proportionally lessen the taxes of the farmer, middle and the poorer classes. Now, we dare the Inquirer to publish this article. Come, now, Lutz, toe the mark ! A CARPET-BAGGER IN BEBTBKD COI'N'TY. Tlie Leader of (he G. A. It. Weask the soldiers of Bedford coun ty to note the fact that the present lead er and organizer of the "Grand Army of the Republic," is one A. K. Agnew, who travels over the county with a carpet-bag stuffed with printed oaths and the disgusting ritual of this mid night conspiracy. Was Mr. Agnew ev er in the army? Has he an honorable discharge? Yes, he was once a cook in one of the regiments, and, we make no doubt, a good one, too. But he was not an enlisted soldier. Yet this man is put forward as an organizer of the "Grand Army of the Republic," which you are asked to join, and of which some of you are already members. Such is y>ur leader! The free unsworn soldiers, the inde pendent and unenslaved veterans, will, perhaps, prefer to follow the lead of Hancock, McClellan, Franklin, Slo cum, Ilosecrans, Ewing, and the long list of brave and distinguished soldiers who support Seymour and Blair, and will leave "Bully" Agnew to organize a Grand Army of cooks and bottle washers, under the oath of this mis named Grand Army of the Republic. VERMONT. Dahomey TaKen Iy (he .Yujjroes. The poor, dejected Rods have IHN.II so long without a victory, that they are almost crazy over the fact that they escaped defeat in Vermont. There were never enough Democrats in that State for seed, and nobody expected any thing else than that it would go Radical by a very large majority. As the State was conceded to the Radicals, the Democrats made no effort to in crease their vote, yet, in spite of all this, the Democratic vote is increased some 3,000, and greater, m proportion, than the Radical vote. The Radical majority is some 2,000, or 3,000 less than in 1804. We can take the Radi cal majority in Vermont from the Democratic majority in Kentucky, and still have 00,000 of the latter left to set off all the Radical majorities that can be given in New England. Maine votes next, and, of course, will follow the example of Vermont. We have never counted on carrying any New England State, except Connecticut.— We don't need any of them. The peo ple of New York, New Jersey, Pennsyl vania and the great West have no sympathy with New England notions, and will decide the issues before them without reference to the action of the blue-bellies. JOHN CESSNA cannot, certainly, have the effrontery to ask a Democrat to vote for him. Nay, he cannot com plain if he is indignantly spurned from the presence of those whom he so base ly betrayed. HXOW KOTHIKOISa REVIVED! "Bully" Ajfiiew On the Circuit! He Swears In the Doubtful! Horrible Oatli of the I T |lor Decree! We have received the following from a correspondent at Imler's Store in Bedford fcp.: FRIDAY, Sept. 4. EDITOR GAZETTE: —Last night I happened to be at Imler's store, when I noticed considerable commotion a mong some of the people of that neigh borhood. I soon recognized the pres ence of Mr. Agnew ("Bully") and I wondered whether some poor devil of a "deserter" was to be haltered, or what could be "Bully's" business in our neighborhood. I waited a little and soon the door was locked, and "Bully" proceeded to draw from his pocket a little book. A certain "Republi can," who has been considered a little doubtful, then stood up and "Bully" read him the oath of the G. A. R. from the little book. He then went on to explain that he was going around to swear people into this midnight order, but there were some men in the party that could not be trusted with the se crets. He said, too, it was no use to swear in such men as Isaac Imler or John Leonard, Sr., as they were all right any how. He said he was on his way to St. Clair where he expected to do some work. I give you this for public information. Yours, A DISGUSTED REPUBLICAN. And this is the game, is it? Oh, ho! Another oathbound political society to cheat the people! What do the de cent men of the Radical party think of this dirty trick ? Many of them are not to be trusted with the secrets of this conspiracy. The old men of the party, too, are ignored, the leaders counting on their willingness to follow them in any course they may take. The poor, unsuspecting tools who are thus "roped" into this organiza tion are to be used, after a little, for a ' far different purpose. They are tocarry muskets in the tear which the Radicals propose to inaugurate in case Grant is defeated ! The following exposition of this horrible oath-bound society, we find in an exchange; it is enough to shock and disgust any true man : " 'The Post' is the initiatory degree in this order, and here the rite of initi ation is very simple. In order to de lude those who have been in the ser vice of the United States into joining them, the statement is made that the G. A. It. is not of a political character, and that its object is only to promote the interests of those who were in the army. But upon initiation the novice is obliged to vote for a soldier as a gainst a civilian, unless otherwise in structed by the order, which means that in case a Radical civilian is a can didate for ollice against a Democratic soldier, the order will instruct its mem bers to vote for the civilian. Thus the 'Post'is used as a political machine, and as it is under the control of the Supreme Comuiandery, ti.i,, onOuifi liate branch is subject to military duty under the orders of the Supreme Com mander. This, however, is studious ly concealed from the knowledge of the members of the' Post,' and so are many other things which are deemed safeonly in the breastsof the members of the higher degrees. Only those who have risen to the grade of 'Brigadier General' in the order, can take the highest degree and only by taking the following oath: *I ; , in the presence of Al mighty God and upon his Holy Evan gelists, do solemnly swear that I will hear true allegiance to the American Nation, that I will recognize all men without distinction of race or color as my political equals, and that I will oppose and stand ready at ail hazards, to assist in abrogating, or if need be, in overturning, all laws, under what ever name, not in harmony with this doctrine of equality and I furthermore swear that I will, at all times and un der all circumstances, favor the con centration of power in the Federal Government and oppose the idea of reserved rights residing in the States, or in the people; and I furthermore swear that I will resist, to the extent of my power, even if it should require the sacrifice of life itself, the continu ance of the States Rights theory in the policy of the Government of the United States: and in token of my sincerity, I hereby announce my will ingness to submit to the extreme pen alty, even death, which this order may choose to inflict upon me, if at any time I should prove unfaithful to this, my oath of loyalty. So help me God ami keep me true." THE TURNCOAT TICKET. We wish the "Republicans" joy of their "turn-coat" ticket. Grant, a rene gade Democrat for President, Hart frant, a renegade Democrat for Audit or General, Cessna, a renegade Demo crat for Congress, Rowe, a renegade Democrat for Additional Law Judge. The turn-coats are to have all the big oftices, and the old "Republicans" are to be satisfied with a defeat for Poor Director and Auditor. The turn-coats also have the Chairman of the county committee, Esq. Lingenfelter. Hur rah for the turncoats ! Go in, Republi cans! Give them the offices! After you have served them, they will con clude that it is about time to turn their coats again. THIRTY HATS CKSSS.I. The brag and boast of John Cessna about the result of the election, are like the wonderful prediction of this won derful prophet some time ago, that in less than thirty days, Johnson would be out and Ben Wade in the White House. How the wish would like to bo "Z>d"-y to the thought ! "I am going to vote for Seymour, but Cessna once did me a kindness and I am under obligations to vote for him !" Is that so? Well, then, what in the name of heaven is the use to elect Sey mour, if you intend to tie his hands by electing a Radical Congress? Haven't you had enough of that sort of business j during the past two years ? A IIOMBSHELI, IN THE RADII!AIt CAMP! The Oryrnii of the Sommct "K<'|iiilli cans'' uu Tnrnvont Cemna! The "Public Appetite in Palled" by His Constant Dettire for oflice. Original "RepulHlcmiii" Have Vowed Never Again to Vole for A Turncoat ! The Somerset Herald A Whiy, of Ju ly Bth, the only "Republican" paper in Somerset, in an article in reply to one in the Franklin Repository, urging the nomination of John Cessna, prints the following: To the claims thus preferred on be half of Mr. Cessna—with 110 feeling of unkindness toward him, hut with that candor with which we are accredited, by the writer in the Repository—wo, re ply, that Mr. Cessna competed for the democratic Gubernatorial nomination with Judge Woodward in the summer of 18(13, and in justice to him as an hon orable man, we are bound to infer that he supported his successful competitor, at the election in October of that year. In fact, if we are not misinformed, he nid not join his fortunes with the Re publican party till late in the Presiden tialcanvassof thesucceedingyear. We would not detract an iota from the credit to which he is entitled, for the zeal and energy evinced in the cam paign of 1860, but wo cannot be so un just to all other Republican workers in the State, as to ascribe to him the en tire honor of that victory, while as to his speech before the Supreme Court, we may be pardoned the suggestion that it was a "surprise" which has borne no fruits. If our memory he tray us not, Mr. Cessna's efforts in the contest "Koontz vs. Coffroth" were confined to the prima facie case which was not successful, the House, months afterwards being induced to reverse Hie decision of its committee through the the perseverance of Mr. Koontz, and by the weight of additional testimony ad duced, and as to the Senatorial contest of last winter, wfe modestly suggest, that in Mr. Swope of Clearfield, Mr. Cessna had an able colleague, who should be permitted to wear a small portion of the laurels won. Now, for a few reasons why Mr. Cessna will not make so available a candidate as Mr. Koontz. Nature has so constituted him that he is essen tially aggressive, or nothing; and so far has this predominant characteristic controlled him, that in his own county his political enemies are by no means, confined to the ranks of the democracy, and with a candidate of similar antece dents, on the State ticket, and another on the Judicial ticket, it is asking much of original Republicans, to concede the on ly remaining candidate of importance, to be voted for in October, to the same side of the house. His ambition for political honors has kept him so con stantly before the people, for positions both great and small, that the public ! appetite is palled. If made the nomi- \ nee, he will be opposed with a bitter ness, unparallelled in the political histo ry of the State, and although in hisele- , meat in a free tight, his colleagues on the ticket may not court so acrimoni ous and bitter a campaign. Again, we have in our midst quite a number of original republicans, who appalled and disgusted by the treachery of An drew Johnson, have vowed, never a gain to vote for a former democrat, for a representative ofiice, until years of probation have thoroughly purged him of the ancient virus. And finally the closeness of the district —about to i>o .r.aie more so, by the introduction along the line of our railroad, of an el ement always adverse to us—requires that availability should be carefully considered in selecting a Congressional j candidate. We commend this article to tne" Re publicans" of Bedford county. Per haps they like turn-coats hotter than their brethern in Somerset. IF you want a change in the tax law ! or in any other department of Federal | legislation, vote against the Radical j candidate for Congress. If you owe Cessna any thing, don't pay him at the j expense of your country. THK Democratic majority in this con- ; gressional district, last year, was just fifteen votes. Can any Democrat he so false to his o\\ 11 convictions of right, as to assist his political enemies in o vereoniing this small majority? SAYS one, "This man has done me a i favor and I will vote for him." Is that the price of your principles? HE that is not for us is against us. We shall see who are "true blue." JUDICIAL CONFERENCE.—The Judi cial Conference for the 16th District, Pa., composed of the counties of Som erset, Bedford, Fulton and Franklin, met at Somerset, Pa., on the 29th of Aug., 1868, for the purpose of nominat ing a Democratic candidate for Ad ditional Law Judge. The lion. J. McDowell Sharpo, for whom Franklin and Bedford Counties had instructed, declined being a can didate. lion. Isaac Ilugus, J. O. Kimmell, Esq., and A. J. Colborn, Esq., were the conferees for Somerset county. Dr. 11. Brubaker, of Somerset, Pa., who had been authorized to appear for and cast the votes of Fulton county was also present; Col J. W. Tate rep resented Bedford county. The Conference was organized by appointing Hon. Isaac Ilugus, Presi dent, and Dr. 11. Brubaker, See'y. On motion of Dr. 11. Brubaker, sec onded by C. F. Uhl, W. J. Baer, Esq., of Somerset, Pa., was unanimously nominated as the Democratic candidate fur Additional Law Judge for this District. On motion, the proceedings of the conference were ordered to be publish ed in the Democratic papers of the district, in the Ilarrisburg Morning Patriot , and in the Phila. Age. On motion, A. J. Colborn, Esq., and Dr. 11. Brubaker were appointed a committee to inform W. J. Baer, Esq., of his nomination. On motion, conference adjourned. ISAAC HUGUS, President. 11. BRUBAKER, See'y. Fourteen thousand peoplo in the red river country, north of Minnesota, are in danger of starvation, grasshoppers having made almost a clean sweep of their crops. A western newspaper reports that the corn in lowa has grown so tall this summer that a man on horseback can. not reach the tassels of the stalks. Seymour and Blair! The People Endorse Them ! MONSTER GATHERING OF THE DEMOC RACY ! CHEAT Sl'i:i:( IIRS. A.M> OI.OKIOI S KMII I SIASM ! Judg-c It iiitiiicll mill 'ol. .Shriller Anni hilate KiMlicnllNtu! Mt'rcj' to tin 1 t'onqnerrS. IVacc to the X.-ttion. HIKI Snloij and Security to (hr ItcjuiMir ! "liulicliijal; ! Hallelujah ! The old (lag's hack in TeuuetiMee !*' The peojile of Bedford county in fa vor of turning the Radicals out of of fice, met in the Court House, on Mon day evening hist, in overwhelming numbers. Democrats and "Republi cans" from all parts of the county, were in attendance. The Court room, and jury rooms adjoining, the aisles, the vestibule, and every available inch of standing room, were occupied and many were compelled to remain out side, not being able to effect an ent rance. An impromptu delegation was gotten up by the gallant and indefati gable Democracy of Sehellsburg and Napier, which presented a good ap pearance as it entered town. The meeting was called to order by the ap pointment of HON. JOS. B. NOBLE, of South Woodbury, as President; with James Corboy, J. T. Gephart, 1). Heltzel, J. D. Lucas, J. C. Black, Daniel Roland, Geo. \V. Dielil, A. Mc- Clellan, Archibald Blair, W. Mason, Geo. Elder, J. J. Powell, J no. B. Fluke, W. Gorsuch, Gen. Jas. Burns, P. P. Lehman, Geo. Roados, Josiah Miller, Daniel Fletcher, John Sill, A.Crisnmn, D. A. T. Black, P. M. Barton, A. J. Morgart, Jonn G. Hartley, A. Koontz, David Howsare, llcz. O'Neal, S. W. Statler, Burton Edsall, Jacob Beekley, John Aistadt, F. D. Beegle, Samuel Dubbs, Hon. W. G. Eicholtz, Hon. G. W. Gump, W. M. Pearson, Dr. Oellig, SamM Oster, Aaron Reed, as Vice Presi dents; and A. W. Swope, 11. P. Diehl, .JOSiau ititcney , juwi o. i>. John C. Figard, 11. W. Reed, C. R. Stoever aiulJames Northeraft as Sec retaries. HON. F. M. KIMMELL, the Demo cratic candidate for Congress, in this district, was then introduced to the meeting as the first speaker. Judge Kinimell proceetled to show how Radi calism had forced Negro Suffrage upon ten States of the Union, at the point of the bayonet, in a time of profound peace, at an expense of nine hundred and fifteen millions of dollars for the army and navy, one-third ot the pub lic debt. He advocated the Democrat ic Seymour doctrine of paying off the public debt as speedily as possible, in greenbacks where gold is not specified in the contract. lie also advocated the taxing of Government Bonds, and one currency for all, the laborer and the capitalist, the speculator and the farmer, the pensioner and the bond holder. He dissected the extrava gance of the Radical gold pen and pen knife Congress, until its corruptions and thefts of the people's money were exposed to the gaze of every man who choosesto open hiseyesand see. Judge Kinnnell's arraignment of the Radical leaders, was one of the most effective efforts we have ever listened to. The Judge was frequently interrupted by the plaudits of the audience, and when he retired from the stand, lie was greeted with such cheers as only Dem ocrats know how to give. HON. CHARLES 11. SIIRINER, of Union county, was then introduced to the audience. He began by stating that he was one of those men who had voted for Abraham Lincoln in 18G4, and that his "Republican" friends would remember that he made speech es for Andrew G. Curtin, in Bloody Run, Bedford and Sehellsburg, in 180:1. But he was one of those Lincoln men who could not go with Radicalism to its present extremes, and who intend to cast their votes for the patriot states men, Seymour and Blair. He said that he had come to this conclusion from the fact that the "Republican" party had violated every pledge they made to the people during the war. They had declared that the war was to be waged solely for the restoration of the Union, but at itsclose, instead of re ceiving the conquered people of the South back into the Union, they thrust them out, and for three years and a half have kept them out, and intend to keep them out until they shall be will ing to exchange military despotism for negro domination. Was Negro Suffrage, Negro office-holding, the ob ject of the war? Did our soldiers shed their blood, did our country waste its treasure, for tho purpose of establish ing a military despotism over ten mil lions of Americans, and to keep up a Freedmen's Bureau for the support of four millions of Negroes in idleness and thriftlessness? No! Never! He and other "Republicans" had told the peo ple during the war that at least four tnillionsofthe Southern people were as loyal and true to the Union as any of the Northern people. This kind of talk suited the Radical leaders then, but it does not suit them ntnv. He r<>- mern!>ered a song which was sung by the "Republicans" during the war, de criptive of a scene in Tennessee which would illustrate this point. The idea oft lie song was, that an old slave-holder, who was a Union man, had heard that the Union fleet was moving up the Tennessee river. He was very feeble and his faithful slave carried him to the river side that lie might once more behold the exiled Stars and Stripes, the flag he so dearly loved. When at last the banner of the Union came in sight, the old man shouted, "Hallelujah! Hallelujah! The old back in Tene&sec !" and handed his slave his emancipation papers. Now, said Col. Shriner, the large class of Southerners, of which this old Union man was the type, are placed beneath the heel of a negro des potism, controlled by bayonets, in the interest of carpet-bag political adven turers from the north. But want of space forbids a further report of this able speech. The whole audience was thrilled by the appeal thus made to their sense of justice and feelings of mercy, and we saw the big, manly tear trickling down the bronzed cheek alike of Republicans and Democrats. Col. Shriner sat down amid the most vociferous applause. The following resolutions were then offered by B. F. Meyers, and unani mously adopted: Resolved , by the Democracy of Bed ford county in Mass; Meeting assem bled, That we do most heartily and completely endorse the nomination of Horatio Seymour, of New York, for President, and Maj. Gen. F. P. Blair, af Missouri, for Vice President, recog nizing in them statesmen and patriots whose public as well as private record is without reproach. Resolved, That the platform of prin ciples adopted by the National Demo cratic Convention, and endorsed by the Union Soldiers'andSailors' Nation al Convention, repeats the time-honor ed doctrines of the fathers of the Re public and announces those great truths the observance of which alonecan per petuate our form of government and give prosperity and happiness to the people. Resolved, That the ('hicago Platform, upon which Grant and Colfax are plac ed as candidates, forces Negro Suffrage ujion the people of ten States of the Union, gives 600,000 negroes more jMAUi<aal uovyer than the COO,OOO white voters of Pennsylvania, endorses the Freed men's Bureau which costs the people of the North millions of dollars per annum, sustains the Reconstruc tion military despotism, which costs the Northern people hundreds of mil lions yearly, endorses impeachment, evades the financial question, and ig nores the question of taxing the bond holders. Resolved , That we are in favor of a speedy payment of the public debt, in the lawful currency of the country, where gold is not specilied in the con tract ; that we are in favor of abolish ing the National Banks, and canceling the bonds held by them by substitu ting therefor the greenback issues of the government, thus giving the peo ple a safer currency, paying off 350 mil lions of the public debt, and saving 21 millions annually of interest in gold. Resolved , That we are in favor of tax ing the government bonds, as other property is taxed, so as to relieve the masses now burdened with taxation, and compel the wealth of the country to pay its due proportion of the taxes. Resolved , that the expenditure of $1,500,000,000 of the people's money, by tiie Radical party, since the close of the war, without decreasing the public debt, should startle every thinking man, and every patriotic citizen will demand that they shall be turned out of office. Resolved, That in the nomination of Hon. F. M. Kimmell, for Congress, \Y. J. liaer, Esq., for Additional Law Judge, and Geo. McGovern, Esq., and Ser'gt Abraham Wilson for Legis lature, the Democracy of Bedford coun ty recognize standard bearers of whom they are justly proud and who will lead the people to assured victory. Resolved , That the Democracy of Bedford county regard John Cessna as a traitor to the party that made him and that his nomination for Congress is an insult which they will resent at the ballot-box with all the might that is in them. The meeting then adjourned with three times three and a tiger, for Sey mour and Blair, Kimmell and the whole Democratic ticket. The Democratic Brass Band was in attendance during the meeting, and discoursed most eloquent music. The young men who compose the band, deserve great credit for their persever ance and the proficiency they have made. Their music is far superior to that of the G. 8. It. B. who persist in forcing their harsh and grating sounds upon the ears of the people at every Democratic meeting. IT is a good thing for tho Radicals that the Dutch have so heroically cap tured Holland in Vermont. They have had nothing to hurrah for since Gov. Joe Brown,of Andersonville pti - on notoriety, made a speech in the Chi cago convention. "Let us have peace." _ FINANCIAL.—PIIALOX'S "FLOR 1)E MAYO," the new perfume for the handkerchief, is creating considerable excitement among the five-twenties, also among the sweet six teens. Sold by all druggists. Crop reports from Ohio and Indiana, say the wheat crop will be about one third larger than last year. Corn and oaks are about the same as last year. A vault fifty feel deep, twenty-five feet wide, and twenty-feet high, has been excavated in East Rock, near New Haven, as a receptacle for lager beer.