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INDIANA STATE SENTINEL.
WILLIAM J. BROWN, Editor. INDIANAPOLIS: MONDAY MORNING, SEPT. 13, IM. jyNo North no South, no Kant, m Wt under tke Constitution : bat n sacred mainte nance of the common bond and true devotion - m em OB n to the common brotherhood." t ronnun rtrre Democratic Club. Hon. Thomas A. Hendbicks will address the Demo cratic Club of this city at the Court House on Saturday evening next, 18th insl. Come out and hear him. Hon. John L. Robinson Will address the Democracy of Indianapolis at the Court House on Monday evening, September 27th, and at Eagle Village on Tuesday, September 28th, at 1 o'clock, P. M Joha H. Bradley and the swamp Lands. This great I am, of the Whig party in Indiana, is determined to claim all the credit of securing to the State the derision which secured to Indiana forty thou sand dollars on the swamp lands. Gov Wright, he says, is entitled to no credit, that he (Bradley) went to Washington and had the thing done. This whole history is in a nut shell, and we propose to give it as it is. The grant of the swamp land, was one of those accidental windfalls that happened in this way. Being a member o( Congress at the time, we knew all about it. In the 30th Congress, a bill passed granting the swamp lands lying in Louisiana to the State on the condition that they were drained. In the 31st Congress, Mr. Johnson, the member of QtagI M from Arkansas, introduced a similar bill applicable to that State. On motion of Mr. Hall, of Missouri, the bill was made general and to apply to the swamp lands in all the States, where there were government lands. In this shape the bill passed. Gov. Wright took imme diate steps to have the lands selected by the county sur veyors. He wrote to R. W. Thompson to attend to this business before the Secretary of the Interior, and to procure the directions and instructions ;'rom the Depart ment. Now for Mr. Bradley's agency. About this time it will be recollected that Mr. Bradley became suddenly enamored with the hopes of a good fat office He had opposed the election of Taylor and Fillmore, and had voted for Van Buren and Adams. He had opposed the compromise bills, which created the territories of New Mexico and Utah , yet he was exceedingly anxious to be Governor of one of those territories. He had, by the most importunate dunning, obtained a long list of recommendations He wnnted to go to Washington and in person present his claims to Mr. Fillmore, and by the same mode of dunning that he used to get names to hit recommendation, he induced Gov. Wright to ap point him to attend to this swamp land interest in Washington in company with Mr. Thompson, which might, and would have been done, by a simple letter from the Governor to the Department. Bradley went to Washington, presented his recommendation, but failed to get the office of Governor of New Mexico, be cause be was a free-soiler. He remained in Washing ton a day or two, visited the Land Office in company with R. W. Thompson, and returned home. This is all that he did. If Gov. Wright had waited, us most af the State Governors did, for some legislative action, Indiana would have lost forty thousand dollars by the operation. Without the sanction of Gov. Wright, neither Thomp son nor Bradley could have done anything. There is jnst about as much gratitude in Bradley as we expected to find. It will mach Gov. Wright in fu ture to be a little more careful in selecting his agents. Experience is a school in which the wise as well as the foolish always learn something. The Meanest Thing on Record. Among the items of extravagance and corruption set forth in the Whig "Expositor," got up and circulated for the benefit of Nicholas McCarty and the Whig par ty, is the following: "Funerals $528.73." During the last session of the Legislature, four mem bers died, to-wit : Henry Hostetler, of Vermillion. Joseph C. Holliday, of Blackford. Bradford Glazebrook, of Putnam. Isaac Morris, of Henry. According to the custom of the Indiana Legislature, every State Legislature in the Union, and the Congress of the United States, their deceased members were buried at the expense of the State. They died in the service of the State, and their remains were sent to their families in charge of committees. The whole ex- of these four funerals amounted to the sum Heretofore no man of any political party has been heartless and soulless enough to object to such expen ditures. That honor is reserved for the author of the Whig "Expositor" the same man who so violently con demns Gen. Pierce for refusing to vote $25,000 as a present to the widow of Gen. Harrison. More than eight hundred thousand dollars have been expended in the funeral expenses of Harrison, Taylor, Adams, and Clay, yet no Democrat has complained. We do not charge this thing on the Whig party of In diana The Whirz members of the Legislature voted tor thee expenses, and they will spurn and despise the I souled man who would dig up the ashes of the I dead and harrow up the feelings of the widows and friends ol the deceased, to make a few votes for party purposes. Desperate indeed must be the fortune of the Whig clique at Indianapolis, when they will resort to : nah despicable means. I Warn the Committees. .... . . . . . ,.. . . We do not believe that there is a single Whig in In- diana who expects to carry the State for Scott. Their only hope is, that in the general melee they will elect some of the State ticket, secure the Legislature, and gain in the Congressional elections. This u what tbey are working for. Democrats, yon are forewarned be forenrmed. Organ um! Organize' The Whigs are organizing and circu lating documents. They are spending their money like water. The lorn of the State administration for the next four years will be the death-blow to Whiggery in Indiana. We warn von of the ämmeem. H,....- ...I - t ' " go to wort, a that all the voters attend the polls. ' Lai there ba a fall vote. Have meetings in Townships ad BeJmol Districts appoint committees of Vigilance -vote the whole ticket spurn all propositions to trade, fa anion there is strength in disunion weakness and defeat. Democrats, do yoor whole duty, and a glorious victo ry awaits you. Neglect yoor duty, stay from the polls or vote the Whig ticket or any part of it, and your proud banner will trail in the dost. Remember that. An important controversy is going on at Madison, Indiana, between the editor of the Banner (Whig) and the editor of the Madisonian, (Dem.) as to the number of Irish engaged in raising the Irish Whig pole at Ver aoo. The Banner asserts that there were three, whilst the Madisonian editor, who was present, contends that there were but two. We have seen a private letter which will settle the controversy The third sun, which the Banner claim ed, was a bay. Two voters, and one boy who will be a votar after a while, if 8eott's Native American bill should m paaa, is the true number aJtnra's French Cireas will be hear to-morrow. V la r m i :i i: Popish Tendencies.' Loder this head (be Boston Pilot (Catholic) has another severe and scathing rebuke to the Whig party for their impudence in attempting to claim the Catholic Tote for Generai Scott solely on the ground of reiigieus prejudices. This disgraceful attempt to appeal (o reli gious prejudices to secure the Catholic vote for General Sc a it has had the contrary effect from what many antici pated. It has aroused the indignation of the Catholic press, and the) now waru their people against the impo sition. Not one word was ever heard Irom tue Whigs about the injustice done the Catholic population ol New Hampshire, by excluding them from holding certain offi ces, until alter General Scott was nominated then the notorious William E. Robinson was dispatched to New Hampshire to examine the records. The result ol this examination has been given to the public in a pamphlet, the most dishonest, illiberal, and contemptible produc tion ol tilt; ciuva-s. Un tins man und his production the Pilot makes the following remarks : " W. E. Robinson is one of these suddenly converted friends of Popish rights. Our neighbor of the Pott, in common with some other papers, was mistaken in supposing that Robinson is a Catholic. He is not. He has no right or title of any sort to speak tor us. We can speak for ourselves; and the fact ttiat we have ! said nothing i . sufficiently strong evidence, that, in this J rrcsiucniial election, there is nothing to be said. II we needed au ccates. we would not go to Mr. Robin son. In saying this, we do not intend the remotest disparagement to his character as a private individual, for e know- nothing of him in that capacity, and, if we did, we would not say anything. But he is a parly haek worse, a party hack selected lor driving in dirty weather. A parly back is a man engaged to do dirty work for a party there are several in both parties; perhaps, like spies, they are necessary evils; perhaps the party leaders, especially the gallant and honorable standard beareis, Pierce and Scott, may repeat , with re ference to those hacks, the language of Cromwell, and ay "I love the treason, but I abhor the traitor." Such characters, above all others in political life, ex cite our abhorrence and disgust. Hence we cannot express our coniempt for a long lecture, published by Mr. Robinson in the Tribune, in which he laments, weeps, and howls over the condition ol the Catholic voters in New Hampshire, of which there were none 25 years ago. and but a very few now. Why did ho not lament, weep, and howl over the poor men of North Carolina, (Graham's State,) who are disqualified by law on account of their not holding property f Because, like a keener, he has engaged to cry on the other side. This lecture has been printed at the Tribune office, and Greeley offers it lor .ale at a nominal price, in order to secure a wide circulation for it at the West, for here, at the North and East, it is of no use. Neither is it of much use at the West, for the Catholic Press, a higher authority for Catholics than Mr. Robinson, has settled the matter also there. We did intend to re view this lecture, but we give it up, in utter weariness. It would occupy more than a page of our paper, in cl"se type, and a review of it would rill three or four pages more. A falsehood told in three words, frequent ly requires twenty for its examination. We care the less for it, as the New Hampshire question, so f.-.r as it affects Catholics, has been thoroughly discussed in our columns, and we have no wish to repeat what we have said, when other topics, claiming attention, press so closelv upon our space- " When the Pilot is again enlarged, wo shall not be discomposed for want of room. So we content our selves with advising those who may chance to see Rob inson's lectnrc, o take our articles on the New Hamp shire question as a comment upon Mr. Robinson's as sertions. They will need no other comment, when they reflect that we are not a partisan, and that Mr. Robin son is. The deed done by him, of digging up the bones of old Gen. Pierce, in order to throw them at his own son, the younger General, is inexpressedly disgusting, and it would be, even if what he says about the dead man wore true, as it is not. For example, he says that old Gen. Pierce did not know how to write or spell. Yet be was Governor of New Hampshire. Robinson also says that the old man was "a red hot enemy of the Catholics," and, to prove this, he gives a false report of the proceedings of a Convention, of which Gen. Pierce was a member. To calumniate the dead, and to do it for party purposes, is a vile deed. Our readers can judge how false the whole ledum is what a huge lie it is, when we tell them that this Robinson has the effrontery to say that the Native letter of General Scott, which the gallant General has since retracted, is a forgery. Why, even the Tribune admits that the letter is genuine. And Kobinson lurthermore savs that Gen. Pierce did not make any speech in tho Convention in favor of Catholics. Our readers will remember that we published the speech, not long since. Now what can you do cr say to a man of this stamp? What is the use of trying to argue with him? Some of the papers have published elaborate answers to bis lecture, but it seems as if such an affair could not, by any possibility, deceive even the most ignorant voter. We shall make short work with it. We adv:se our readers who may see the lecture, to rtad it backwards that is to say, when Rob inson says yes, read no; a.d where he says no, read yes in a word, to take bis words in the exactly oppo site sense. Read in that way, there would be far more truth in the lecture than there is now. The fact is, Woodbury's speech at the Convention was written out Pierce's was not. He seldom writes his speeches we are told. There were no regular reporters at the Convention, and Pierce's remarks, as they have been published, were taken down by an inexperienced report er. The speech of General Pierce, in relation to the Catholic question, was actually the best delivered so say those who were present." More Comparisons. As the Whigs, are so fond of comparing Whig econ omy with Democratic extravagance , elf defence makes it necessary for us to make comparisons too. This we hall continue to do. The books are full of rich and interesting specimens. Here is one: INDIANA LEGISLATURE. H'Aie House ls47- Democratic House ln4-! M 8. Ward, 1Mb. Clerk. 227 00 J. W. DodJ, Prin. Clerk. 9168 00 Indexing Journal 50 00 Indexing Journal 50 00, His Assistants 29'J 00 His Assistant. 300 00 t. Smith, Assist. Clerk,... 180 00 II Assistant! . . tst. iw A. J. Hay. Asm!. Cl'fc. . . '239 00! His Assisttiits 37100 S. Tuffis. Door-keeoer... 192 0WS. J. Johnson, D'r-kei-per 1.3a ou His Assistants' " 975 85 Committee Clerk nm Assistants 54400 Committee Clerk. Lax Nnhle J D. Ferguson 124 00 J Bradley 15 001 h. I. roshv, and oilier,. t5 00 R. H Roiwsetu 160 00 MV m SI lß(Kl tt'Dr. B. F. Mullen, editor of the Greensbu.gh Rifle "nm "T '". ,nu P the editor of the I Boston ritot: " Now, so far as we have any say in this matter, we I beg leave to dissent from Mr. Morrison's views. He,un : doubtcdly, has the privilege of exercUino- th ssVki r suffrage in any manner that to him seemeth best; but we "9 him the right of abusing the defenders of Ire- land and Irishmen. Patrick Donahoe, the distinguished friend of oppressed Ireland, needs ao nlogy from our In- Tm. 10 h,s attachment to his adopted country true to the interests of Republicanism he stands to-day tne proud champion of the 'exiles of Erin.' Morri gjjjjjjj hlnh to his own 8,aDUer Patrick I-TAt a late free-soil meeting in Cleveland Ohio, a Mr. Paine, one of the speakers aroused his audience by reading the following extract, from the prayer of Rev. Mr. Stockton, on the opening of the Whig Convention at Baltimore: "We have sinned and come short of thy glory ! We have ben inconsiderate, disobedient, willful and selfish nrefprrintr our own w.iv f Thr , ., ' 1 - 0 . " T 77 Vi "1 im '. ... I ... 1 ... I' LCI, ' in n lärmhin I- aoroau. many evil practices and tendencies." O-The Wheeling Gazette, Whig, suggests the names or certain persons as proper to fill the cabinet of Gen. Scott. The Cincinnati Gazette rebukes such sugges tions as entirely too premature The Gazette advise, the Whigs to try and elect Gen Scott before they make a cabinet for him Thia in good advice. - . r, ,uvit.,lii I I Ulli For China. Hon. Humphrey Marshall wrote a letter, and made a violent speech in Congress, in opposition to Gen Scott Mr. Fillmore rewarded him with a mission to China, with a salary and outfit of $18,000. Well paid. DA scribbler in the Indiana Journal still insists that Judge Woodward is a Native American. Bot this skulking, anonymous editor does not give any evidence to sustain hi. declaration, which we pronounce untrue until he produces the testimony We shall not notice bis communications. O-Robert C. Gregory, is tbe Whig noraiaaa for Coa gress in the 8th District This completes tj,e nomi0a tions in the State. TUESDAY MORNING, SEPT. 14, 1852. The Meeting Yesterday. Notwithstanding the doubt about Judge Douglas be- ' 'ng able to attend the mass meeting on yesterday, it was largo and respectable not to compare with the grent gatherings of 1840, we admit but it was quite as large as was anticipated from the shortness of the notice. The weather bore indications of inclemency, and the meeting adjourned to the State House. Judge Douglas, who had arrived in the cars, address ed the crowded Hall in a speech of masterly eloquence and convincing arguments. It was certainly a great effort, and could not have failed to convince every un prejudiced mind of the utter fallacy of the Whig doc trines, and the hopeless prospects of the election of Gen. Scott. He did not indulge in vituperation or abuse of Gen. Scott, but dealt his blows at the principles of the party. We shall not attempt to detail the speech. We could not do justice to its great force and power. We shall have more to say hereafter. The last hope of Whtggery. Oil 1 he nomination of Gen. Scott the Whigs expected to kindle the fires of 1840. The Generals were mount ed and booted and spurred for the conflict. With their bigli-raettled steeds they dashed into the conflict, but the people did not follow. The fires which they kindled soon went out. The tar nod turpentine of North Caro lina refused to burn. The prairies of Missouri and Iowa would not blaze. Disappointment sat on every counte nance. Despair, (ike a nightmare, weighed down all their hopes. They shouted to the charge, but there was no echo from the people. They called their great conventions they called their people but like the spir its from the vasty deep they etino not At last Horace Greeley discovered how Scott was to he elected. Whig votes were right enough, but there was not enough of them then for Mr. Greeley to keep up the fainting spirits of his party. He then tells them that " a noise I under-current of prodigious strength, its source ly ing in the secret convictions of the patriotic masses, will swell his vote everywhere beyond all ordinary ex pectation. The thousands and tens of thousands of vo ters in the Loco-Foco ranks who will quietly deposit their ballots for Gen. Scott, like the same thousands and tens of thousands who voted for Harrison and for Tay lor, arc not known and never will be known in the de tail. But they are the men whose votes infallibly count. They do not belong to the storm-stayed class." Now we should like to know what these thousands and tens of thousands of Democrats, or Loco-Focos, as Greeley calls them, expect to gain by electing General Scott. In 1840 the Whigs and Gen. Harrisou inveighed against party and party spirit. No declarations of prin ciple were published. Gen. Harrison and John Tyler claimed to bo better Democrats than Van Buren. The The same thing was done in 1848. General Taylor re fused to be regarded as a party candidate refused to pledge himself to carry out the principles of any party. On the other hand, Gen. Scott now says ". should seek to cultivate harmony and fraternal sentiments through- ou1 the Whig party.'' Again: M My strict adherenee to the principles of the Whig party," etc. Now if any Democrat has made up his mind to aban don his principles, and his party, wc advise him to vote for Gen. Scott, who tells us, if he is elected, he will look among the Whigs for those to carry out the mea sures of the Whig party, and he will so administer the government as to produce union and harmony among the Whig party. These are his published piedges, which he will redeem. But Greeley and the Whigs think that there is a large class of our citizens who ashamed of openly proclaiming their sentiments in favor of Scott, will sneak to the election and put in a vote for him, ail the time claiming to be Democrats. The man who talks so understands but little of the native inde pendence of our people. The man who openly advo cates tho election of Gen. Scott is a prince compared to him who will do the deed and dare not own it. Such things may be done in the land of serfdom, but here the poorest man that walks the rich and teeming earth of the west, is a freeman. He knows what is right and dare to do. The votes of Democrats in this country that will sneak to the polls and slip in a lightly folded ticket for Scott, will be few and far between. The Fair. Mr. Dennis, the Superintendent of the State Fair, is now engaged in fencing and preparing the grounds. The Fair will be held on the 19th October, and wili continue for three days. The ground selected is that beautiful grove, in the western part of the city, known as the military ground, and is a most beautiful and con venient cite. Mr. Dennis, the Superintended , is a gentleman of taste and experience. Every thing will be done in order. Ample arrangements will be made for tbe accommodation of stock, and large halls erected for the exhibition of articles of domestic manufacture, fruits, and agricultural products. Every farmer should bring something to add to the general stock ; and all should be certain to come. This is our first effort, and oa its succes depends the futuro usefulness of the Society. tTTwo persons by the name of W. H. Buford, reside in Carroll county, heretofore each Democrats. Recent ly one ol them was announced as having declared his in tention of voting for Gen. Scott, upon which the other published a card saying that he still remains a Demo crat. That card was published in yesterday's Sentinel and it was called ' a Whig lio nailed." No one had ever said that Mr. Buford, former Sheriff of the county had come out for Scott, so there was no lie about it. ma. Journal. Well, here is a letter from "the other W. H. Buford, the one that the Journal insists was the man that was announced as intending to vote for Scott. Will oar neighbor nccknowledge that that "Whig lie" is "nail ed" now, or will he hunt up some other W. H. Buford, who expects to vote for Scott? Wo copy thu letter from the Delphi Times of tbe 4lh inst. TuaaE Haute, Aug. 25th, 1852. Friend Applkgati: Two articles that appeared in the Delphi Journal, have recently come to my notice, by which the statements made by the editor of that paper in respeet to my father, are so construed, in the articles alluded to. as to refer to myself. The only ground for such a construction consists in the fact, that, some time since, when on a visit to Delphi, I jocosely remarked to some of the'nftncAin" that ''I hollowed for Scott and Graham," but said nothing in regard to voting. You can inform my friends, and also tho Editor of the Journal, that when it comes to twtng, am for Pierce and King ery time. W. H. BUFORD, Jr. ILTGen. Cass, in hia great speech recently made to the Democracy of New York, paid a high compliment to Gen. Scott for his military services and honorable bearing as a man. The Whig papers are publishing this portion of his speern with no considerable avidity. Will they publish the following paragraph from the same speech in reference to Gen. Pierce? "Franklin Pierce is my choice (Renewed cheers.) And if God allows me live a few months longer, I shall see him President. (Great applause.) I know him well, fellow-citizens. He is a highly honorable and patriotic man, and is a true Democrat, in heart, word, and action. And I teli you now, that he will enter the f residential chair on tbe lourth or March next and tell you, also, that when he quits it be will quit it to yonr entire satisfaction, and he will have conducted the affairs of this country honorably to himself, honorably to the country, and acceptable to tbe Democracy.' OT'The general elections in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana, take place on the 12th of October. The State elections in New York, Michigan, and Illinois, will be held on the day of the Presidential election the 2d of November. E7We had a heavy frost in this city and vicinity aa Sunday night. Fortunately the corn orop was not injorad. rr Rev Orrin Fowler, a member of Congress from Massachusetts, died at Washington on the 4th inst. Hypocrisy. Thia is an English word which, according to Web ster, means, 1st. Simulation; a feigning of what one is notj or dissimulation, a concealment of one's real character or motives. More generally hypocrisy is simulation, er the assuming of a false appearance of virtue or religion ; a deceitful show of a good character, in morals or reli gion; a counterfeiting of religion. Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is kypoerisg. Luke zii. 2. Simulation; deceitful appearance; false pretense. Hypocrisy ia tbe necessary burden of villainy. Rambler. Nothing can be more appropriate in its application than the above significant definition of the word hypoc risy to the leaders of the Whig party in their sudden zeal and holy reverence for the Catholic church. The odious New Hampshire test was adopted as part ol the constitution of that State in 1792. At that time there were no Catholics in the State. There are but few now. When, through the influence of Franklin Pierce and Lf vi Woodbnry, this odious provision was stricken from the constitution, it attracted no particular atten tion ; and when the liberal and tolerant amendment to the constitution was rejected by the people in their town meetings, the event scarcely called forth a pass ing remark from tbe Whig press. No Robinson or Greeley was then found to thunder forth the iniquity of the deed. No pamphlets were published. The remains of old Gen. Ben. Pierce slept in the quiet church yard at Hillsborough and no one disturbed them. There were no hired orators to denounce the old hero of the Revolution as "o bigtted old lory." Then why all this sudden indignation of the leaders of the Whig party? Why this sympathy for tbe oppressed Catholics of New Hampshire? Honest and intelligent Catholics, Protest ants, Jews, and Gentiles, see and know that it is all sheer hypocrisy. This sudden icvival in favor of Catho liaimo, without the aid of piiests or missionaries these numerous converts from Protestantism to the doctrines of the Pope and the mother church, are all to obtain votes for Gen. Scott. "Their friendship is a lurking suare. Their honor but an Idle breatb, Their smile, the smile that traitors wear, Tbcir love is hate, their life is death." After the election, these mushroom onverts that have grown up in a night, will, like the gourd of Jonah, wither and die. Their hypocrisy will neither make character for themselves nor votes for Gen. Scott. Their attempts to identify Gen. Pierce with opposition to religious freedom in the State of his nativity, has proved a signal failure. It is admitted that he voted in convention to strike the odious test provision of 1792 from tbe constitution that he left the chair as the pre siding officer of the convention to make a speech in favor of the amendment that on election day he ad dressed tho people of Concord, the town of his resi dence, in favor of the provision for full religious tolera tion in the State, advocating the necessity and justice of striking the odious and il'iberal distinctions between Catholics and Protestants from the organic law. All these things he did. But the Whig leaders contend that he might have done more. These zealous converts who have volunteered in the cause of the Catholic church until after tha election, seem to forget that there are thirteen Catholic newspapers in the United States, all independent and influential, and none of them identi fied with party polities. These papers have all prompt ly rebuked the authors of these vile slanders and done justice to Gen. Pierco. The same miserable clap-trap game would not have been attempted on any other re ligious denomination in the country, but their Whig leaders think that the great mass of the Irish Catholics are ignorant and besotted, and can be made to believe anything. They will in the end find themselves wofully mistaken. Irish Catholics will spurn those who smile but to deceive them. They will look to the organs of their church and their native country for the truth, and not to the partisan press either Whig or Democratic. A few instances will suffice to show the sudden conver sions of the Whig leaders to Catholicism. Gen. Scott, within the last few years, has been an open and avowed Native American. The creed ofthat party is indiscrimi nate war on Catholics, as the burning of the Ursuline Convent and the Philadelphia Churches will abundantly prove. In the Constitutional Convention of Indiana, General Kilgore, the Whig Presidential Elector for the Fifth District, openly declared that "negroes were better quali fied to vote than foreigners." A few years since Mr. Parker, now the Whig candi date for Congress in the Fifth District, as editor of the Connersville Watchman, said: " The country is literally alive and swarming with IGNORANT FOREIGNERS men who were born and have lived all their days under the iron and ignominious sway of Kings and Priests mea who have not even one just conception of the duties and privileges of a free born Republican, and an Apostolic Christian men who, from their King-ridden gad Priest-ridden ignorance, if not from their ABSOLUTE WICKEDNESS, can be as little trusted with the immunities of an American citi zen, as an infant child can be trusted with a blazing fire brand in a magazine of powder. Foreign Kings, for their safety at home and the contamination of Republi canism and the Pope of Rome, for the pushing on of the Whore ol Babylon, are throwing thousands upon j thousands of these BESOTTED and RECKLESS WRETCHES upon our shores every week." After these declarations they turn round and attempt to wheedle these citizens of foreign birth to vote the Whig ticket and to help place in power and office their most deadly enemies. Will tbey do it? This question we have no right to answer . But the noble sons of Erin's Isle will give such an answer as will teach Whiggery a lesson that it will not soon forget. As Goes New Yoek so Goes the Union. The Buffalo Commercial (Scott Whig) has some very sensi ble remarks on the prospect in New York. It sets out with the following: "It seems to be conceded on all hands, that the vote of New York is to decide the Presidential election that the contest is really narrowed down to this State. "As goea Now York so goes the Union." No president was ever cbosen against ber vote, and the election of 1852 cannot ba expected to prove an exception to this general admission." It finally comes to the following frank conclusion: "At the same time, we cannot shut our eyes to the fact that there is occasional indications in different quar ters fitted to excite some apprehensions in the minds of all who sincerely desire the success of the Whig cause." If a Whig paper sees and acknowledges as much as that, what must tbe facts in the case be? More Evidence. The Ripley County Whig, to prove the Orange as sociations in Ireland and this country are founded in justice and right, publishes five columns of extracts from Fox's Book oiMartyrs, showing the terrible persecutions of tbe Protestants by tbe Catholics. This is certainly a new argument in favor of the election of Gen Scott. Fox'a Book of Martyrs is hereafter to be the Text Book of Whiggery. Cuba Disturbed. Tbe "Lone Star" movemen' in this country, and the Revolutionary operations in different localities m Cuba, are doubtless working in concert. We shall probably hear exciting intelligence from Havana before many more weeks paas over. The danger is so imminent on the Island, that the authorities are filling the prisons and castles with prisoners, taken from the most influen tial circles, and are keeping up a police surveilance not less severe than that which distinguished the Reign of Terror. Ctn. Enq. The Thumb Screw. Tbe Washington clerks are not alone the sufferers by Whig assessments upon their salaries to carry on the campaign. The New Hampshire Patriot says, all the Whig officers in the Boston Custom House have been informed that a ttax of five per cent, upon their salaries has been assessed upsn them, to defray the expenses of circulating Scott's picture books aad other such nursery tale. ETT-The North Mississippi Union thinks that He who bobbs the ballet seat, May live to run for President.'' WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPT. 15, 1862. Judge Douglas. Tbe blows dealt by the "little giant" on the frail carcase o, u.ggery nas n.aue sore ii.ueeu. ueirees , - .1 1 I -1 l. , . 1 - L 1 I r xsii.: i i- : i j t r I wiinereu us'- a scoicnea snaxe unurr ine sieage-namrner truths which the Juuge dealt him. He rushes from '.he State House to his sanctum, and, in the desperation of his wrath, he pens the following : " We had noticed, from the reports of' his speeches at other places, that Mr. Douglas had descended to the most gross misrepresentation of General Scott's letter of acceptance, but we did not think it possible that one oc cupying his position, could be guilty of such conduct, until we heard him yesterday. " That man who will deliberately say, as Mr. Douglas did yesterday, that General Scott, in bis letter of accept ance, declared that he should so favor the amendment of the naturalization laws as to require loreigners to serve one year in the army or navy, previous to being entitled to citizenship, is guilty of uttering a falsehood , and must believe those whom he addresses to be fools, and inca pable of understanding the English language." This is the mode of argument adopted by Mr. Defrees. There is no man in the nation, no matter how high bis position, that John D. Defrees and his man Friday, John H. Bradley, would not denounce as a liar and a scoundrel, if he happened to be a Democrat. This is the education of these men they know no better. Now, what does General Scott say? In his bill, which he pre pared to be presented to Congress, he provided: Sic. 1. lit it enacted, dc, That any alien, being a free white person, and who shall come into the United States six months or later after the passage of this act, may be admitted to become a citizen thereof after a resi dence therein of at least three years, and one year at least after declaring his bona fide intention ol be coming a citizen, in the manner and form, and upon the other conditions not herein altered, as prescribed by the act entitled M An act to establish a uniform rule of na turalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject,' which was approved April 14, 1802: Provided, That no alien arriving m tbe United States after six months Irom the passage of this act, shall ever acquire the right to vote, except in the manner herein after prescribed, for any elector of President or Vice President of the United States; for any member of the Hoaae of Representatives of the same ; for any Gover nor, Lieutenant Governor, member of the Legislature, Judge of any Court of record, or Sheriff, in any State or Territory of the United States, or for any Mayor, In tendant, President, Alderman, Assistant Alderman, or common Councilman of any city, borough, or incorpo rated town or village, in any of the said States or their Territories, or within tbe District of Columbia; but all aliens admitted to naturalization under the foregoing provisions and limitations shall enjoy every other right and privilege ol native born citizens, which is not ex- Ereasly limited or withheld by tbe constitution of tbe nited States. Sxc. 3. jjnd be it further enacted, That every free white alien, being an able bodied male of at least seven teen years of age, who shall, in time of war, engage to serve tbe United States against their enemies, for at least two yeais, or during tho war, or who, in time of actual war. shall serve the said States faithfully two years, or to the end of the war, ia any company or ves sel of war, in the army or navy of the said State, shall, on obtaining the certificate or certificates of faithful service, signed by he commanding officer or fTicers of such company or companies, vessel or vessels of war and countersigned by tbe next higher officer in the arm or navy, under whom, il anv, such alien has serve shall be admitted, on presenting such evidence to any court designated :n the act hereinbefore recited, to a the rights and privileges of citizenship at any time con ferred by the act, on simply taking the oath of alle giance to lue United states, and making the renuncia tion enjoined iu the said act. In his letter of acceptance he say.-: " And also to recommend or approve a single altera tion in our naturalization laws, suggested by my milita ry experience, viz., giving to all loreigners the right of citizenship, who shall faithfully serve in time of war one year on board ol our public ships, or in our land forces regular or volunteer, on their receiving an honorable discharge Irom the service." So far from Judge Douglas stating that General Scott was in favor of amending the naturalization so as to "regttire" foreigners in the army or navy previous to being entitled to citizenship, he merely quoted the ex tract, and showed the utter fallacy as well as injus tice of the proposition. Ten thousand is the whole amount of our army. The foreign emigration amounts to over one hundred thousand annually. What is to be done with those who cannot be crowded into the army? And then to avail themselves of the General's opinions there must be a war. and without a war no foreigner could avail himself of this benefit. This was tin substance of the Judge's argument. It would be op tionary with the foreigner whether he would go into the army and serve one year, or be deprived of the rights of citizenship. General Scott did not propose to press for eigners into the service. He only proposed that they should go there as a means to secure citizenship. This Judge Douglas denounced as unworthy a great states man. His arguments were unanswerable, and Defrees takes the short cut, by pronouncing him a liar, and that too in the face of positive evidence. To tell the truth is to slander Scott ! O horrible ! A few days since John H. Bradley, administrator de bonis non of the effects of the Whig party in this District, in his speech at Noblesville, denounced Gen. Pierce as a drunkard, and declared that ho had been carried from the battle-field of Cherubtisco dead drunk. Such charges, in the estimation of Mr. Defrees, are all rieht. But no arguments or deductions must be drawn I from the written letters and opinions of Gen. Scott. Courage Boys! The Whigs are getting their courage up. Their sue cess in "Varmount" has revived their drooping spirits. Hear what the Journal says: "The 'Democrats' console themselves with the idea that the course which Mr. Webster his seen proper to take, will give the vote of Massachusetts to Mr. Pierce. We snnnose there is no one in 'these diggins' that wishes to "back up that opinion,'' as we heard of a Yankee that was enquiring a few days ago, for a custo mer of that kind." No conscientious scruples now ready to bet on Mas sachusetts. A State that never gave a Democratic vote; a State that was federal in the last war and has been federal ever since, and always will be federal so long as it is ruled by the State Street Bankers and Lowel Manufacturers. A Yankee is willing to back his judgment that Massachusetts will vote for Scott! Will that Yankee back his opinion that Scott will be elected? If so he can find a customer Send him on Mr. Defrees. Hon. Henry V. Ellsworth. At the request of the State Central Committee, this gentleman (recently our Minister to Sweden) will ad dress the Democracy in different portions of the State. His appointments will be published in a few days. Mr. Ellsworth has been requested to take the field in conse quence of the professional eagagements of Mr. Pettit, for the present, and the necessary absence of Col. Lane from other portions of the State, in consequence of his canvass as a candidate for Congress in the fourth Dis trict Reuben A. Riley. We place among the list of Democratic candidates the name of Reuben A. Ri.cy, of Hancock county, as the regular Democratic candidate for Prosecuting Attorney in this Judicial District. A majority of the committee for the District assembled on Monday, and nominated Mr. Riley. He may therefore be regarded as the regu lar candidate. He is well qualified for the office. 3 J" Recent intelligence from Virginia, although here tofore counted for Pierce beyond all doubt, leads ua to believe it will vote for Gen. Scott. Indiana Journal. We shall occasionally copy such articles as the above from the Indiana Journal, that the people may under stand, after the election, what confidence i- to be placed in the statements of this editor. Wo tell you, readers, that the Democratic majority in Virginia will be double the majority in 1848. See who tells the truth. QT'The meeting at the State House on Monday night was addressed by Hon. Henry L. Ellsworth of Lafay ette, Oliver B. Torbct of Lawrenceburgh, and W. J. Brown. The State Hons Hall was crowded and the best spirit prevailed. Abont the State Fair. We noticed yesterday that tbe preparations for the State Fair are rapidly going forward under the personal supervision of Mr. Dennis, tbe superintendent. We take pleasure in re(ering to matter Bgain in order to f more fully notice the details. The grounds selected, consisting of about fifteen acres, are very fine, abounding in ample shade trace and a fine blue grass turf, with ample supplies of water, accessible from tbe canal, for stock purposes. The whole will be enclosed with a plank fence eigh. feet high, and furnished with tbe necessary gateways and entrances. On the inside there will be covered stalls and sheds, with mangers and feeding boxes for cattle and horses, together with the requisite pens and apartments for sheep and swine. A large range of chicken coops for tbe accommodation of tke great of tbe feathered race, will be found among the fix tures. Two large balls, two hundred feet long by thirty feet wide, will be erected for the display of roe cbanical and manufactured articles of every description In addition to this there will also be a power hall, one hundred feet in length by forty wide, in which will be put up one or more steam engines, to which will be at tached shafting and pullies for driving any and all kinds of operative machinery which may be exhibited, with out charge to exhibitors. Large rings will also be constructed for tbe purpose of showing cattle and horses, and other stock. A car riage way leading through the whole grounds with its proper entrance and exit places, will alsa be laid out Two business offices immediately in front and on either sides of the main entrance will be erected, where all matters pertaining to the entering and registering o( articles, sale of tickets, Sec.. Sec . will be attended to by the proper officers. Five wells have been dng and good water obtained for the purpose of showing the working qualities of the pumps and supplying the mul titude with good drinking water. In short, the whole arrangements, so far as we have seen, are on a scale ol liberalit) and perfect adaptation to the purposes requir ed ; and if the people will but do their duty on the occa sion. there will he such an exhibition of tbe products of 'ndustrv of this great State as will arouse tbe pride of every beholder. The Swamp Lands. The Democratic member of Congress, according to the Whigs, arc entitled to no credit for obtaining the grant r the swamp lands j and Governor Wright had nothing to do with obtaining the order for the se lection which saved the State forty thousand dol lars. All this, the Whies sav was done by John H. Bradley. Bradley wrote on to Washington to Mr. M'Gaughey. the Whig member from Indiana, to in troduce the measure, and it was passed without tbe aid of Democratic votes; and on its passage, Bradley p-ist- ed off to Washington and procured the order for the se lection. John H. Bradley is the great --I am' that did all this thing. This is the Whig story Tbey don't believe it themselves, and we think it will be hard to make Democrats swallow such whapper Caving In. A few days ago, the opponents of Gen. Scott would only allow him the State of Yermont. They now ad mit that he will carry six States, but no more' How very kind in them to permit the Old Soldier to have so many! Indiana Journal We don't admit any such thing. The majority in Vermont is greatly reduced, and he may even loae the Whig pyramid State of the East. Don't be too certain DZTBlackhawk's opinion in favor of Gen Scott, says the Albany Atlas, is brought forward by the Whig press, in order to prove his competency for the Presi dency. This, with the Duke of Wellington's favorable notice, will, it is supposed by the Whigs, have great in fluence among the Cockneys and Kickapoos. O Judge Douglas left on yesterday to attend tb great Mass Meeting of the Democracy "f Kentucky at Louisville. His effort on Monday won fer him goldrn opinions, and made troops of friends. C7" We oall attention of our readers in this Judicial Circuit, to the communication in another column For tbe Daily Indiana State Sentinel : Judicial Circuits. A small volume containing "the Special and Local Laws" of the late session of the Legislature, has been printed, and is now being published. The copies for this county were delivered at the Clerk's office on Monday, and those for other counties will be delivered in like manner, in the course of a few days. There was, with out doubt, a great necessity for the speedy publication of some of these laws, inasmuch as the election of certain officers, at the ensuing election are therein directed, without which great interests would suffer materially. But it is a matter of regret, that among them, at page 101 , is a law "districting the State for Judicial Circuits," which is immediately followed by a law "fixing the time of holding Circuit Courts in the several counties of this State." The coming into force of these laws, in tbe midst of the fall circuits, seems likely to induce some confusion, unless some law can be found suspending their operation. A clause added to each of these laws declaring that they should not be in force until after the fall courts would have made all plain, and remove all difficulties. Unless some law can be found suspending their operations, this (the 5th) Circuit is now composed of the counties of Johnson, Hendricks. Marion, Han cock, Hamilton, Tipton, and Madison. The following peculiar consequences result, as to this Circuit: 1st. Tbe time for holding the Courts, this fall, in Han cock, asd Hendricks, by the new law being now past .those counties will lose the sessions of their courts, as the old law, under which those courts would have been held on next Monday, and next Monday two weeks, is repealed by the new law. 2d. The times of holdinsr courts in Tipton and Hamil ton counties, as fixed by tbe new law, not having aa yet transpired, those courts will be heldat the times fixed by the new law. 3d. Court in Madison county will be lost tbia fall, in the same manner with the courts in Hancock and Hen dricks. According to the new law, the Circuit Conrt for Tip ton county will be held on the first Monday in October. and for Hamilton on the third Monday in the same month. Let all concerned examine this subject, and if suggestions are founded in a mistake or misapprehe let the same be pointed out; and if tbe same are correct, let all take notice and govern tneraselves accordingly Note. In testing the correctness of the times for i ipion anu namnion courts, as auuve -imm. ici u uui be forgotten that there nre five Mondays in August, thi- " - - year. New York Democracy. The Albany Argus speaks as follows in regard to the results or the late Democratic Convention in that State "The results of the deliberations of tbe convention are now known throughout the State; and already tba responses of the Democratic Pres; bare reached us, even from its most extreme points. "These responses, we need scarcely aay, are of the same unvarying and gratifying tenor. Every where the nominations appear to be received not only with en tire satisfaction, but with rejoicings. The voice of con gratulation and of confidence in the issue of the contest, is heard from every quarter where the results had trans pired. "The nominations were the results of a liberal spirit of conciliation and concession. Those who scan the pro ceedings cannot fail to perceive that this was the spirit which animated that portion of the convention which had tbe ascendancy in the temporary organization, and. after the conflicting claims to seats were settled, the clear and undisputed ascendancy in the permanent or ganization and in the subsequent proceedings. This spirit in that quarter led to the harmony and unanimity which characterized the action of tbe convention in tbe selection of the strong and unexceptionable ticket pre sented for the support of the united Democracy of tbe State and to the good feeling, animation, and confi dence with which that body finally separated "The same spir.t of conciliation and concession ap pears to have gone out from the convention to all parts of the State ; and from the tone of tbe Democratic press, we feel the gratifying assurance th-.t with united energies and harmonious counsels, the Democracy of the State are prepared to enter into the great content which is at hacd, and to do battle as in times past, for tha as cendancy." 0"What is the worst kind of fare for a man to liva on? Warfare 1