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C itfY iei in in 111 it m in 11 - 80L. MILLER, EDITOR 1D PUBLISHER. VOLUME III. NUMBER 1T. iirnnwAL vespers. IT BAY ABO TATLOS. j,,. Wind, ttatM.wt.Wu an, iktnmad learram y M puple twK '' ! Biw (W .pltad, i hnaU-au'l horn, lei kaeien k''H,, mmf: wM cricket ltd kie clack ram ten, at ikt dull, tad kmr, tbtt maker IMm TV Attewe't Fi nl branra. a Tit fkt it deia eat oa SeU aad world; The aft It dri" ,; Tkt acrid bwU M tanker '" of ntt. yellow, pale, .Ml cold. aalt. wbiek Soinwer mad. to WW, lmw Hot., Kijht, aad epread thy eeeeat pall XW aleet, ttiSeaiaf f1 aaaea -' . Tkt earlnete Taiaretitdyinjeata'ef tnttalaa, iadiaaykeatttkeliffctltdyiaf. Bbi H7 hart beet life, it tadief atleaily Fiea Ctrtk, from b. aad atom tka dreamt r plineed, Sim tret Lere ltd at witk kit kearaiaf hnad, ram hoot t kope, yet kept kit now la tur. Tklikt it dyinr .at or .11 the Lad: Tt at it comet So aaore. 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Weak wlace thi., wkith Ortef will never kark f BUad at a bad ia tiff December! aiait, Ta Ul ktr kk barnad tkt fr ea dirk, Xa neotory eta araiL I h-w aet the Aataaaal area eoald weir, ITilk all ttieir pnn. to dr?nr a kaa of Death; I tern knw their .till aad nleraa lrath rU fak the braakiar heart of ilrra;tb ta kear, ArJia the blaak tabmittioa of detpair. T.t.peire, tad Mnl! rproank and pltr aliina Mmd ihnah tt.fr lean! head tkoa ta pnyM Kelmked by Lara diriae. tmVt i war-e the twinktin; f a ttr It Gr. eirnil dir. Ohteart aad dim Witk aortal rload., it ret may beam for Him, tad dirkeaed here, ikine fair to tpherea afer. 1 ain btpatieat, leu nr tnmw kar Hi -Pre tad hletMnp, ud I fall ti'pine: la arawa Sandi at want and areakaeaa art Mr ttrenrtk, eh, Cod! in Thiaa. !HistfHaitf0it5a (From the Near York Tribune.) Union With Republicans. Many influential Ropnblicftn jonrnala "W'niWorinK to show that mich m tin Ian. io tht ajiproai hinR Presidential con t, between tlie Rnnnhli cana and nt1ie oppownt of the present rnlinj powar, aa "MlM inrolve nn aarriRr nf thm rarrlinnl principle 0t the former, ia desirable in V rnt. an.l is probably essentinl to irces in that contest. There ia another "I o thi. qnestion. namely : Wonld "eh a nnion be consistent and desirable "t p.rtiea to the arrangement other than Kepodlicann ? This dependa upon, three - "II preiiminnry conaiderations, encn M: 1. With whom do Rppnblicans pro PMe to form fhia n f P tnd moMnred are to he embrared t ! 3. What ia to be done with the Tctorr a(W ; .-v: .a n : conflict, and after the triamph. how f nhiect8 to be treated nn vhirH l'.r. M bo .identity of sentiment among the The ereat hn.lv nr t. p.e.r.v.i:.. bo donbt, willing to co-operate in the V "rrela '"'ittt lourclasues the Opposition : L Thoe who originally opposed the "peBl of the M.onri Compromise, and the pae of the KansaXebra.ka bill l?1'" b04t,', 40 tho """wnrea, ' r,nv ,2 who re8iste'1 th Kansaa TTT "l1' ,nd now condemn it tnn P vf. .ho denonni the Lecomp h b,M' nd stm P-t t .id VP tT PoIo8!8t -nd -bettor... -.A h0K "ho will resist, atrennoasly M Pr.wtently. the acqniaition of foreign ntOT. order to increase the area of B'wery in this Repnblic, and the legali- of the African elave trade, and the Option of a Slave Code for the Terri- Ai rCoDgreM- All ncn pem9t whet,,,,. Democrat. fienor Whigs, and whether dwell- - "u vi lira ouuiu, aa uotti in ".or erea the last branch, of the ' "7 'oove classified, and desire eara "? UBt their principle, ahonld gnide the ClIOB of fr XT-.? t a a"? ... tion national Aaministra- nBitiL'.1" 3?t. wnsistently dina .v ftepoDiiean party in deci tio tPPneWnf PresiJentiJ elee- Pnbi; we tbink ala0' th,t the R" L ' . n P8rt7 can, with equal consisten- of tC VA ,hem-' N,J" mon-in Y5ew .. i,1,nl t.,1t impend, otot the conntnr. "Hiere ,t to be the imDerative dntr of t"9 r che of the Opposition to tioii.Tf dri'ng from power the aec tftmL. 10n thu no,r control, the Got-utEaT-tnd ,ont'tnting in it. place the onalum of Washington and Jeffer- io .! TIthm.tl cope of the organix w indicated, all such Demo- crata u John Reynolds. Horace P. Tlarlr Garnett B. Adrian, John W. Forney and ttunn mcaican ; ana an anch Americans as Nathaniel 8. Benton, Daniel Ullroan. James H. Uampbdl, Henry M. Fuller n.l illiam Millward. At the South, nnless we misanderstand their position, it would embrace anch men a John Bell. Edward Bates. H. Winter Dais. John AL Botta, Emerson Etheridge and Ken neth Rayner. I there any inconsistency, aay fnsopeT able' obstacle in the way of a cordial co operation, in the coming contest, between Rppnblicans and persons lidding the opinions these gentlemen are soppotted to entertain in respect to the acquisition of loreifrn territory tor the pnrpwe of plant ing Slavery thereon, the re opening of the African slave trade and Congressional In tervention for the establishment of Slave ry in the Territories ? Cannot they com bine to overthrow the Nnllifiers and Pro pagandists of the Calhoon school in their effort to override the Constitution and make Negro Slavery the dominating in terest of the country ? Are not these tht iasnesnpon which the Presidential contest i. to turn ? Do not William II. Seward and John Bell, Salmon P. Chase and Edward Bates, Schnvler Colfax and John Hickman. Henry Jf. Fuller and Horace F. Clark, hold precisely the same sentiments in relation to these issues ? And shall these gentlemen, and those who think with them, nnite anil give efficiency to their common opinions in the nest na tional Administration, or bv warrinir on each other, insnre a triumph to their com mon foe ? We speak as to wise men : judge ye what we say. j In regsr.l to the general snliiwt of Sla very, individuals entering into this nuion, would, of course, retain their several opinions. We may remark, however, in passing, that it wonld be scarcely possible for a political organisation to exhibit a j greater variety of sentiments on thst sob-1 ject than do Republicans themselves. As j to other questions of nttionnI importance beside Slavery, those co operating to elect a President in t lie mnnner proposed would no doubt agree substantially as to the best mode of enforcing economy and honesty in the manngement of the Federal finan ces, as to the disposition of the public lands. to the improvement of rivers. and hirhors, and in so ad justing duties on importt as while supplying the lreasury. to judiciously' protect manufactures, com merce, and agriculture. . . j u" iwr, mere niicnt ! suiiiects on wn the members nf the nrrrnniznf inn tcer not fully ngrced. Such of those as pertained wholly to the States, should be left to be regnlated bv each State for itself. As to those of a Federal character, they must remain "open questions. Every national party has been com pelted lo tolerate diversity of sentiment among it. members on important subjects, In proof, we rite the entire history of the Democratic and Whig parties. Leading YY higs disagreed on many points of high national concernment. For thirty years past, the number of. snch subjects on which prominent Democrats have differed i larger than those in which they have agreed. The action of that party in the last Congress on the Loan bills, the Tar- ff. river and harbor improvements, the lispo.it ion of the public lands, the slave trade, and even Slavery in the Territories.. forcibly illustrates our position. Does the entire Opposition, viewed in all i's phases, differ as widely on great questions as the party now in power 7 There is so much independence of thought and jeal onsy of leadership in American politics as to render i m possible t he ex isten ee of a p arty large enongh to carry on the Government, whose members will not differ on quite as many subject. s they will agree npon. In every national contest, the battle must be fought on one or two cardinal issue. leaving others of less importance to be arijnsted after the victory is won. A mnz nartv will never be at a loss to know what are cardinal issues ia a great cnsia. . I hey will assnme. a shape palpa ble to all eves not hopelessly blind, or Dumoselv closed. Such an exigency is now npon us. The public man who thinks that questions relating to Slavery, have no place in the pending contest, is so far before or behind bis age. as to be worthless to his c'otemporaries. Repnb- icsas seek no alliance ' with snch trans cendent wisdom or each translucent folly. It is hardly necessary to add that; hav ing agreed npon a few propositions perti nent to the issue, the allies in the coming contest most nominate for the Presidency a man whose life and character wonld be an assurance that, if elected, express and m pi ied obligation arising from his pe ro ar position would be fnlbued that his Administration would energetically resist every scheme for enlarging the area or increasing the power of Slavery and, in distributing the honor, and emolument, of the Government, that he wonld treat as bi. friend, all who aided in elevating him to tbe Executive chair. Pkobsiay PKiPiRATioir.. Prussia is continuing ber military preparation, on a very large scale. . She has not only armed her flying artillery with rifled six-pounders, and her whole artillery on foot with twelve-pounders, but is now going to raise her infantry of the line from ixty fonr to one hundred regiment., which will increase her field army to about 450.000, not including the " Land wehr" of the second levy, which is destined exclusively for garrisoning tbe twenty-eight Prussian fortresses. Prussia, like England, doe. not Mem to have any extraordinary amount of faitb in the French Emperor. THE WHITE CLOUD, KANSAS, THURSDAY, THE KERRY TRAVELLER, Oa day, aa I janraeytd alaaa a'ar tha plain, I aaot ana who bora aa kit ahoaldar aad eaaa, A wallet tkat areighed kina aiffc dowa to tka eanh; Vat ka tradfwd aa aa jay at thoogk fretrhtad wttk aJirtk. "TVTtk harden aa hoary, pray kow raa yon tiajjf I at Haiaaa-d, aa ara aaot. IVitk tka air of a Klaa, Ha replied: "Ifit only vara twit aa mark aura, k wera merrier korne" end ke taar at kaftx. TMiarnrld It a wearltoaat brrloa of aaraa. Bat akaer'olaeat aaaet tka tboaUer h kenn; CaaMatawat aad lore ligntea nary aaa'a load, Aad lerel all killa ia tka traeller"i toad. Mr. Douglas and His Racier!. Th Charleston (South Carolina New. pnblisbes the following brace of lettei. trom Aluwaukie : MirWACKiE. Wis., July a. 1859. The Charleston New. declares that if the Charleston Convention hesitates about Slave Code, and especially if Douglas is in datarer of nomination, the Southern delegates will secede and nominate for thmsjlves. Yon don't say so ! Yon don't mean it. do you 7 Why. it would make the Northern Democrats feel bad to have their Southern bietbren withdraw from th Convention if Douglas i mmiinAted. e tloii t believe a word of it. In the first plrce we know that the News dots not and cannot control tire Southern dele gates. A great many of the ' Southern delegate will cast their votes for Stephen A. Douglas, together with the entire del egation from the North. We have the pleasure to inform yon, Mr. News, that the "Little. Giant." from Illinois. Hun. Stephen A. Douglas, will receive the nomination for President, at the Charles ton Convention. The North will Le there, en matte. Wisconsin will send a delegation of five hundred of hwr lcmo critic sons to accompany the delegates ol the State Convention, to be chosen next month. Those five hundred are all Dou glas Democrats. Minnesota sends a del egation of three hundred Douglas men. Michigan, eight hundred; Iowa, five hun dred; Ohio, one thousand; Illinois, fifteen hundred ; Pennsylvania, oue thousand New York, one thousand; and nearly all the New England States one thousand mitoo,i ,hlU Douglas will h earn. MM is is a secret plan, anl it is ave al least twenty thousand friends in Charles ton dining the Convention, and they don't ' I propose to back one inch from the plat- torm of "l'opular Sovereignty, fcc., tkc. And Mr. N.ews, yon had better "dry lip" about Douglas, or yon will get "cleaned out (luring I lie convention. W e are going to be strong enough to do it, and we ain't afraid to tell yon so. More anon. J. J. SANDERS. "P. 8. I will refer yon to Alexander Mitchell, President of the ' Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Bank' of th:. city, and Gen. Rufus King, Editor of tl e Milvraukie Sentinel, for the truth of this letter. J. J. S." Mrr.wACKiE, July 27, 1859. Editor Evening Xttet : Then, yon do really think that if Douglas is in danger of being nominated at Charleston, the Southern " delegates will secede and nominate for themtelvet. I am sorry von think so, bnt still we can't help it. Ste phen A. Douglas is bound to be nomina ted ! your efforts to the contrary not withstanding. You are a , and yon don't amount to a row of pins. We like to see just snch journals as the Nmv oppose Douglas. Nothing helps him more. This State. ( Wisconsin.) I am proud to tell yon, will sen 1 at least 2.000, and if necessary. 5.000 Donglas men Providence permitting, I shall be one ol the number. And all I ask is to get a sight of yon, and I will make "sow jam" of yonr head in ten minutes. Instead of 10.000." the North will send 50,000. Yonr. respectfully, A DOUGLAS DEMOCRAT. Mia. Margaret L. Eaton, widow of Gen eral Jsckson. Secratary of War, was married in Washington City a few days since to an Italian dancing master called 8t. Antonio Dockingnani. The bn.le is over 60, tbe bridegroom 22. The State says : - ... The la-ly wiil be recollected Dy taose who frequented Washington during "the . . w ja . W-n. - a aeasons" in ine conrse oi me rreswency of Gen: Jackson, as the brilliant wife of his Secretary of War, Gen. John Eaton, (to whom, she then the widow of the late Purser Timberlak was united, if we re member correctly, in 1829 or 1830.) in whose behalf the "old man of iron will" separated from hi first cabinet, on the oc casion of social difficulties in their fami lies. ..... . AMi.socat Soldier. Jame. Barhntn, oa the Missouri roll of the Pension Office, was born in Southampton Connty. Vir ginia, and entered the service in 1781 as a substitute : was in the severely contes ted engagement at Petersburg with the UnUsn, ana at tne aiege oi lorsiown and surrender of Lord Cornwallia. Af ter tbe close of tbe war moved into, and resided in. North Carolina until 1813 ; then in Logan. Calloway, and Trigg Counties, Ky. A prominent speaker at a Republican meeting in Ohio, .aid that be "expected to apend an eternity in company with Re publican. ;" to which a rip Democrat replied that he "rather thought be would. Bales, be repented of his .ins." Hob J. Harvey, a member of Congress during Gen. Jackson', administration. died in New Hampshire on tbe 23d nit. CONSTITUTION AND THE "Is Success ia i860 a Dntyr Under thi. caption we find in Hon. Schnyler Colfax, paper, the St. Joseph Valley Register, a long and able article npon the Presidential question, the larger portion or winch we lay before onr read era. We are clad to see Mr,' Colfax as snme a conciliatory positioa, and bope the fact and figures presented by him in so strong a light, will have the 'fleet of bringing to reason many Republican "leaders" who are at present disposed to be impracticable. Mr. C. seta out by showing the position of tbe sham Democ racy, past and present how they acquired power through Mr. Pierce promising never to renew ia Congress "on any pre text whatever." slavery agitation how they violated that promise how. after the election of Mr. Buchanan as a conserva tive Statesman, slavery agitation and sla very aggressions increased and mnltipled and how they are now preparing lo continue the agitation and extend the in aoenceoi slavery over toe Tree lemtocus, and to open up and legalize the Africac' slave trade. Mr. C. holds, therefore, that "success is a duty, not only to Republi can principles, bnt to our age and conn try." The qnestion "bow shall that success be assured, be answers a. fol lows : "We counsel no surrender ttf Principle, no abandonment of our Organization, no overture to nnite with any portion of the Opposition who may profess to be more pro-slavery than tha Democracy them ;elves; but we protest, if it can Iks avoided against therp bem again, as in I8o6, division of the Opposition in the States Which arc to decide the Presidential con test ; un l a renewal, thereby, of the lease of ill Used power which our opponents have thus obtained. Hundreds of thou sn'ls or voters, no! yet en ro lie. I in our rank, sympathize with ns in onr desire lo prevent the extension of Slavery be yond its present limits, and, to be more particular, we allude to those men of whom Horace V. Clnri, Ilaskin, Hick an, B.-odeiick. fec, are the type on the one hand, and Ivlrrard Rates, John lieu i oy Morris and W asulnston Hunt, are the type'on the other. Shall we foster anil promote their nnion with us in the work of overthrowing the Democracy, or shall we repe! nil union, and from nn over-estimate perhaps cf our own strength. hazard a success thst with wise counsels is already in our grasp ? "We differ somewhat from those ardent co'emporarics who demand the nomina tion of tho'r favorite Representative- man, whether popular or nnpopular, and who insist that this must be done, 'even we are defeated.' We do agree with them in declaring that we shall go for no man who does not prefer Free Labor and its extension, to Slave Labor and its exten sion ; who, though mindful of the im partiality which should, characterize the xecRtive of the whole Union, will not fail to rebuke all . new plot, for making the Government the propagandist of Ma' very, and compel promptly and efficiently the suppression of that horrible Slave Trade, which the whole civilized world has banned as infamous, piratical and accursed. Bnt in a Republican National Convention, if any man conld be found North. South, hast or West, whose m tcgrity. whose life and whose avowals rcndetel him unquestionably safe npon these questions, and who conld yet poll one, two or three hundred thonsand votes more than any one else, we believe it would be both wisdom and duty, patriot ism and policy to nominate him by ae clamation, and thus render the contest an assured lucres, from its very opening. In a word, if heroic old Zack Taylor were alive, although be might not be technically a straight Republican, we should most cheerfully vote for him for President, a we did once before. But to thi. another class of objectors reply, "we have a Republican majority in Congress, and have thus proved onr pow er to elect any one we please.' But to this we answer thst of the four battle ground States, two of them. Pennsylva nia and New Jersey, wera carried last Fall only by an union of the Opposition, and the Republican Senator gained in the latter State wa. tbe fruit of that nnion, bnt which a straight Republican issue wonld inevitably have thrown away. And Indiana and Illinois, the other two, were really about drawn battles, though ia each of these State, we hail the aid of a few thousand votes outside of onr own rank.. Nor is it literally true that the Republican have secured a majority in Congress. Evn with the two member, from Minnesota, whom we bope for, the House can only he organized by the plu rality rnle. as in 1855, or by an nnion of the Opposition. Out of 237 member. 119 ia a majority; and there are elected tbn. far 104 Republicans, 8 North Ameri cans, who will probably vote with them, (Carter and Brigg. of N. Y.. Nixon and 6tratton, of N. J.. and Joy Morris. Ver ree. Millward and Wood.: of Penn., all elected on nnion tickets.) and 8 Anti Icompton Democrats. (Davis, of IntL, Adrisn and Riggsof N. J., Clark,' Has kin and Reynolds, of N. Y-, and Hickman and Schwartz, of Tenn.;) Bot counting the five Illinois Donglasite. and Mont gomery, of Penn., whom, as regular Dem ocratic nominees, we fear, will be found forgetting their Ajiti-Lecomptonism at the door of the- Democratic eaucira. When onr sanguine cofemporartes ss snme, as is so easy to do, that there i. a siraight Republic majority in every District which elected aa Opposition Congressman, they forget bow large a proportion of them owed their success to UNION. OCTOBER 6, 1859. that very union of the Opposition who are hostile to Slavery Extension, to which we have been alluding. If this was emi nently judicious in a District or in a State, why is it unwise in a broader sphere ? Let n. look at the figures : Mr. Colfax here gives a list of 36 District, in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey. Ohio and Indiana, which, though electing Republican or Opposition Congressmen last Fall, gave Bnchanan very large majorities over Fremont, show ing thst out of 120 Opposition Districts there are only 84 straight Republican District, by the vote of 185C "We know that such ha been the gain for correct principle in Western New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and In diana, that in a dozen or more of the above Districts, the Republicans conld j achievn a pertain trinmnh bv their ntrn ' party strength alone over all opposition ; bnt the remainder are sufficient illustra tions to prove that in nnion tuere is strength.' "Let ns cast a single glance over the whole field. It was lost in 1856 by a division of the Opptwtition. It is a fixed fact that there is a majority of the voters of the Union to-dsy. who while opposed to intei ference with Slavery where it al ready exists, are adtersi; to its extension, sad to all plots to achieve that end. All these voter, are not formally in the Re publican ranks, bnt all are opposed to the Democracy. Shall an nnion of those who desire its overthrow for its manifold sins be favored ; or shall it be repelled J The Democracy will, doubtless, be play ing the role of moderation, conservatism, &c, in 1SG0 ss in 185G nominating Old Line Whigs again, like Lieut. Gov. Hammond, James B. Clay, See., as in 1856, and wooing their followers to their parlor as the spider did the fly. We shon'd hope to see the Republican ticket successful, and shonld earnestly labor for its triumph even If It shonld, by deciding to repel all allies, provoke a nnion against it, for it overthrow instead of its oppo nents. Bnt looking at onr own State as well as the broader arena we have been considering, and seeing here an U. S. Senator, Governor, Legislature. State of ficers, and Congressional delegation de pendent greatly on the wisdom of onr Presidential action, we bope to see 1860 realize the famed motto of Angnstine : In essentials, unity ; in non-essentials, liberty ; and in'all things, charity.' " Osb or Das Sickles' Victims. The Albany correspondent of the Utica Her ald lias tbe following : "People still continue to talk about the mnrder at Washington. To the honor of Albany be it said, that public senti raent here denounces tbe shooting down of Mr. Key. as a cowardly and brutal act 'Let him that is without sin cast the first stone.' Said a friend to me yester day one who has known Daniel E Sickles almost from boyhood 'Some thing less than five years ago, I knew a woman, young, beantifal and confiding. She was a loved wife, anil a happy, loving mother. 1 hough ocenpymg no. exalted social position, she had a manly, upright bnsband, and a pleasant home. I he wo man became a reluctant victim to the e locer's devilish arts. Her child to-day is an alms-house boarder, ber husband sot, and she a degraded outcast. Ok, it la pitifo! ! In a whole city full. Friend, aba kat aaaa I Her seducer now comes before the world as the avenger of outraged chastity! in the cell where justice baa placed him for a dastardly mnrder. he is 'tLritfd by the Frttident' and receives expression of sympathy from men in high station, who have wive, and daughters and home Out npon snch a state of society l"- Scmbwhat Patboiciziso. The Abend Zeitung, a German Republican paper of New i ork city, state that it ha been resolved by the German Central Republi can Committee to take effectual measure in regard to the ensuing Repnblican State Convention at Syracuse; and one of those measures is to elect suitable delegates. bo shall be charged to oppose a fusion with the Americans, " nnles. they will recognize, unconditionally, the principles of the Republican Platform," The Ex press,' the American ciiy organ, says " it is consoling to know that, if the Ameri cans will stand fair and square npon the Republican Platform, the German, will allow them to vote a ticket of their ma king." . , . Laboz Pbixtixq EiTABusMEST. The Repnblican office employ one hundred and seventy-six hands, at a weekly salary of 82.074. Add this to . 8 1.306.44 per week for paper for the Republican. 8700 per week for stock for Job office, 8220 for Bindery, and 8220 per week for .on- dry other expenses, and the aggregate i. 84,500.44 per week the actnal anm ex pended each week of the year in sustain ing the Republican establishment. - Tbe campaign in Minnesota i. opening op brightly for the success of tbe Repnb- can ticket. 1 In some neighborhoods, the people without distinction of party are going for the Repnblican ticket. . The Minnesotian says, "that back in tbe coun try there is an almost universal stampede of farmer, to the Repnblican aide." The Canadian Cent piece, which have been lately thrown off at the British mint, posses, a remarkable peculiarity. They are not only token, of value, bat also standards of weight and measure: 100 cents weigh exactly 1 B., and I cent measure. 1 inch. i TERMS THE DIAM0XD RING. BT C. W. ELLIOTT. 9ii timet fhif.artk kat atalea raaaj Her aayetia hard, tka flanrinf ana Sit timet katk klaahad, ia raare benai. From kola, warmly faaed apaa -Sis timet wee Hailed tkia meraiaf, awoef. Since dawned ana Crtt of wedded year A telfotpoet ia wkick I arret A mi!Haa timai more tmilra tkia lean! ' To (tra tka. jor, ta-dar, I kriaf. My k), Aia emblematic riaf . Tka eaotral (em portrayt the UrUl Of lore that ar twelremaaik alioaa: Tka ether (re aa para and kriflt, Tkat mand it rm a fwrtlier zone. Are lika tha rich en"a1;eaee abed From jayt of each eoerauire year; Aad while thoee kliaafjl yean are Sod. Thetr eharmini liV ret lineert keref The rloadt that gathered, naiahe.1 eaoo. And ne'er Klipied ear honey -moon! Tsit jtrJeo kaa J ftrw pnadly ho! N Tkear foam witk acirninatief oeamt, Aa thaa it krrinrlr enfel.la Thy eraeofnl liry Safer, aeemt A (tttaj emblem, ia Ite (ami, OftaawT arma that raaad ma twine; Then while my lipa feel kitten wnrm. Pear diamond eyea kedrai. mine! May aaek roearrief we.ldiaf day. Hare all tka li;ht tkat makei tkia ray' Platforms. We find in the National Intelligence? the following remarks on political plat forms, together with the comments of a Democratic candidate in Georgia, cm that subject fully according with the views we have repeatedly expressed : . Men like Washington, and Jefferson, and Madison did not need this modern contrivance to lift them into a conspicuous elevation before the people. Their title to popular confidence was road in a prov ed capacity for civil affairs, and not in the passive facility with which candidates in modern times are expected to adjust their proportions to the Procrustean bed of a nominating convention. But experience has proved that plat forms are as wprthless in practice as they are anomalous in theory. However in geniously constructed, they soon betray symptoms of dilapidation. Whether from the haste with which they are patch ed together, or the unseasoned anil hetero geneous timber which generally enter in to their composition, certain it is that they are never expected to last longer than four years, and even before the expiration of that period "a general flavor of mild da cay" is perceptible in all its parts. Such for instance, is the present condition of the Cincinnati plaffurm, if we should judge from the reports of tha political artisans who may be presumed most competent to pronounce a scientific judg ment in the premises. Among those who regard it as too insecure to afford any longer a safe foundation for the Democ racy, is Mr. A. B. Wright, a candidate for Congress in the eigth District of Geor gia, and who, being recently placed in nonvnation on the basis of some merits more personal than his acceptance of a ready-made confession of political faith, accompanied his acceptance of the honor with the following criticism on the utility of these political structures : "I think, gentlemen, your Convention acted wisely in ignoring those politieal man-traps, yclept 'platforms.' The peo ple have been so often deceived and delu ded by the promise held out to tbera in these paper hnffle boards,' that they nave come to loo It with suspicion and dis trust npon all who advocate them. They are generally fair to look npon. bet, like dead sea fruit, they torn to ashes upon the lip.' Take, if you please, that great piece of master-carpentery, controcted at Cincinnati in 1856. by the great master. builder of modern Democracy, with tim ber furnished and brought from the differ ent sections of the Union. The South furnished palmetto, cotton and slavery ; the North, oak, commerce and abolition ism ; the East, pine, manufacturer and free soil ; tha West, ash, internal im provements and squatter sovereignty; the Atlantic ana Middle states, poplar, free trade and non-intervention. All dove tailed harmoniously together, and to the eaanal observer the masses of the people -exceedingly fair ti look upon ; bnt ithin it i. a ' whited sepnlcher, filled with dead men, bones.' The filling of the seam in tbe structure indicates the master talents. The 'internal improve ments' opening i. filled with the Pacific Railroad;' the 'squatter sovereignty' join ing is made smooth by 'non-intervention; the 'slavery plank' i covered with 'Cn ba ;' tha 'free-soil' seam is covered with 'nnfriendly legislation;' while, the 'Abo lition' panel is garnished with 'isothermal lines.' .Inns, all uniting in one harmo nious ana symmetrical sfrnctnre, well calculated to catch the popnlar gaza and cajole 'a nation of freemen.' " Dkxocbatic Habjsoxt. The State Sentinel and New Albany Ledger, have been devoting a portion of their column to immortalizing Joe Lawson, alias, Rich ard tho Third, of Indianapolis. He .both 'brilliant and 'worthy subject' for a newspaper controversy. It i said that each of the editors resemble Joe one in brains, the other in impudence.- Terre Haute Journal. Tha "leader" in tbe last St. Albans TmltrVt Asr.ea t a a laaBakilaa,! TetTt aWa n aVSk fVa I aVIUV I , mam SJ1, ,' l I J f a, J VI. IUV a ram a a W-n. I move. lim is beginning early I I)- mucracr win ire miuirrju it; mutts tin me 4th of March. 1861. but np to that time. nobody expect to disturb it. After that time, however, the reatles concern will be permanently $etllti.Bwligtom 17.) Timet. tt.CO PER MSJH, It ADT1XCE. WHOLE NUMBER, 121. Campaign of I860. We wonld call attention fo the follow' ing thoughtful article on the subject, front the New Ywk Century, a parlor belong- I jng to no political party, and one which j is everywhere respected for its ability and j integrity of principle : f On another page of this paper will be i found the only official document yet isanedl l by any organized political body, with j reference to the next Presidential contest. . : It emanates from the Republican National Committee, and bear, the date of Albany, August 16. Its argnment is fonnded onr the declaration of principles adopted by the Convention which nominated Fre j roont in 1850; and it is designed chiefly j to lay out tho ground for a timely opening : of the campaign. Twenty-five State arer I represented in the Committee, six of tho number being Slave Mates. The tono of the document i serious, moderate and national. It recognize the line of distinction which has been drawn1 by events placing in contrast the oppos ing political elements of freedom and sla very. That this is the ground on which the country will vote, has long been man ifest. The development of opinion in the South has been astonishingly rapid, urf- hesitating and uncompromisingdnring the last few months, on the master topie which furnishes the key note to a struggle, which We Irave no hesitation in pronouncing tlie most significant and pregnant in which? the popular masse have ever engaged. If any party with national principle and aims could have been brought to stand orr middlo ground six months ago, the ex traordinary vigor and apparent unanimity with which the single issue of re-opening the African slave trade has been pressed, wonld have driven it back, and forced npon it the declaration that there is no longer any middle ground on which reas onable, enlightened and patriotic men can stand. The issne is not within the Con' stitntion it is os tho Constitution. Weighty as are the questions which have hitherto divided the country, affecting it . policy of finance, commerce, general, economy, improvement and foreign rela tions, these are now all awept aside, and there remains bat the single, bold. Uncom plicated issne. of dragging ont from it secret lurking places in the shallows of tho African and Cuban coasts, and restor ing to honor npon the high seas, the most atrocions traffic the sun ever shone npon the traffic in human beings. It i among tho moral phenomena of the age, that auch a qnestion shonld be entertained elsewhere than on the deck of a pirate, and by the worst outlaws of civilization. It is the last clinching testimony to the degradin influence of negro slavery on the mind of a race, itself naturally noble, capable of the highest culture, and of the greatest deed. At the same time that we blacken the page of our history with the announce ment, we ought to claim exemption for all Sonthem men who onnoee the meaa- nre. and deepen the brand of shame oa its Northern advocates, who nave not the" exense of peenniary interest, or long fa miliarity with the institution, to justify their position. If klavery itself i. sec tional, the morality that defends it i. not by any means as will qnickly appear if the constitutional brand of piracy be no moved from the African trade, Tlitf shipping merchants of New York and Boston would monopolize that branch of commerce as they do tho carriage of cot ton and dry good. We are sometimes tempted to query whether after all thi. may not be, in the1 inscrut able decrees of the Di v ine economy, which "estimates a thousand years as boC a single day," the inevitable eolation to -the problem that baffle, all onr wisdom, and grow, more unmanageable with each succeeding year. History is fall of simi lar lessons of one race, after age. of in feriority and subjection, rising into dom inance, and in its tnrn giving wsy to an other or taringling in its current, and flowing on with increase of volume. Bat -if it bo so, we are no lesa samrrnrle I by present necessities and obligation with -which it is our duty to struggle ; for in thi consists the grand whole of our his tory. It is Unavoidable that tbe higher moral sentiment of our age ami country should ' array itself against the atrocious scheme of reviving and legalizing the African . slave trade. At thi stage, tha Republi can party pnsscrrta itself as the only po litical organization that Ira the ability to ' resist the formidable alliance of power, ' interest and ambition which stand as tha 1 champion of that measure. It has tha , advantage of occupying ground entirely consistent with the constitution, and of advancing no other idea, than those which were entertained in common by the ami- ' nent men who framed that instmraetrt. ; At the same time, it pots forth no new - political doctrines of State encroachment, or sectional proscription. It doea not propose to interfere with slsvery In tbn 8tats, or to put any new eorwtnictioti on ,: the term, of tbe Federal compact. ,. Tub Wisb Lettts Tux ApnfrnsTM- tiox asd Uroass. The Philadelphia Pre, think that the Administration ia at the bottom of tha publication of thw Wise letter, and that tha Herald had a (riVia aTafmt ata Vlk It ear ( aaa f " tm ltLmua a a-a - na "t ? llllf ST II til 11. J ILI . IB a a Iarj f lafaj . e. a a a " sent away it reporter, who had come to take down b;s speeches in l8a5. "Oeca- aional" writes that Bennett will abort ly attack Buchanan, because the eorraajpon- dents of the Herald are not allowed tha ama privileges of obtaining news aa . Wetoforo. 4 '