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this really the beet plan ? On tb« contrary,
it NraM quilo reuaonable to Wintain that'it
is better to aril to the intemperate than the
aobcr—to tho degraded than to ths respecta
ble—for the same r**on that it is better to
burn up an old hulk than to aet fire to anew
and splendid ahip. 1 think it wone to pat
the first cup to a young man's lips than to
crown with madness an old drunkard's life
long alienatiou—w >rse to wake the fierce
appetite in the depths of a generous and
promising nature, trurn to take the carrion
of a man, a mere shell of imbecility, and,
soak it in a freah debauch. Therefore, if I
were going to say where the Hsiass should
bo granted in order to ahow its sAesry, I
would say—take th-> worst sinks of intem
perance in the city, give them the mnction
of the law, and let them run to overflowing.
But shut up the gilded apartments where
youth takes its Oral draught and respectabil
ity just begins to falter from its level. Close
ttie ample doors through which enters the
long train of those who stumble to destruc
tion and reel into quick graves, and let tho
overwhelm only the maimed and bat
tered ens* ripts »h »t remain. Besides, it ia
better to *>« vico as it riully is than as it
•. m iiui -a appears. i'he <Ung.'r of intem
perance ia wlieii it a-auiu « th<a very garb ol
resp>«ttbility. an 1 »it» in the radiant circle
of fashion, attend-*! by wit, beauty and so
rial d light. Let ua a*t the tempter, not as
ho stvma when he throwa out hia earlicet
lures, in f>**tal garments and with imws
around his brow, but as he looks when fairly
engaged in hia wort. aVowing hia g»nuincj
oipr.*Mi»n. Let ua this vice of intem
perance in ita r-ults. aa they Nu and dark
en here in the wi<l*t of «»ur eity life. Lay
bare ita rhann I—where it flowa over the
wrecka of human happinew, and over dead
men'a bones. Lay hare it* festering heu|«
of diseaa*, ita ni:nln<m, ita deapnir, ita do>|
meatic desolation, ita recklew aweep over all
order and aanctity ; and thua, tracing it from
ita aources unit glittering chandeliers and
in fonta of cryatal, we shall be aM«» to aay—
•This ia the red ele.nent which exists and
doea its work by public convenience and by
sanction of law". ' *
Col. Kiaurt ftad the Militia.
TheJRockland Democrat and Frt* Prut pub.
liihrj < itrvnt correspondence between the offi
oenof several Portland military companies and
Col. Smart, In reference to the militia, in which
CoL H. refer* th«m to his published declarations
In favor of the State " giving suitable encour
•^eiuent anl reasonable pecuniar* assistance
to the gallant and patriotic young men who
are to nobly struggling to keeo ut> a military
organisation in lb* Stale," aul state* that hi*
view* upon thia subject " remain unckanftd."
Col. ciuaT oott run raiiso thb VoLrsnui
Miuru vr Mtni a iumhaiu com rax* a
rum rot run* stmvine. This la right. The
Republican party hu |>er*istently refund to do
anything foa the patriotic men who perform
military duty in this Mate.— .Irootfook Dem
ocrat.
Smart'a blarney in lavor of encouraging the
volunteer militia wont amount to much among
the tax payers. The Dclfast .Iff* In the follow
ing article disposes ot Smart's dctuagogism
about the militia effectually :
Would-be but can't be Got. Smart cornea out
in a grand flourish in his Rockland organ in
relation to our military, and tells the volunteer
militia if they will onl) shoulder arms and elect
htm Governor, he will at once make a raid up^
ou the tax-payers and compel them to walk up
noU.ii cvltnt mud pay some $30,000 or $40,.
000, annually additional tax to compeoaate
them for doiug military duty, lie accouiiwn
ies bis article *ith a cut of one of the fellow
soldiers in full uniform, but looking like too
straight a man to be bribed iuto his " Ifesaian"
r*r«ice. lie also copies several articles from
his Frtt Prt»% as f ir luck as 1S37, showing the
Soldiers what he then said.
Now i* happens that Smart's record on the '
military is aoout as had as on other <iuestions,
an l shows that while he is ready to talk about
the great things he is willing and ready to do,he!
i* never found ready to lend hia aid when that
aid can do any good.
In IS-VJ the Democrats were in power in the ,
legislature, with Mi«IU lor Governor, ami tK it
year, they revised the whole militia law of tlie
St vie. thfy j••*--«-.I \ law of tedious length,
containing one hundred and ticenty-eeren »•<•
tioni, antf from beginning to end there was not
one word said about paying our Uniform com
panies or any other t>Mn.'h of our militia a
male dollar. SEVENTEEN llCXDRED
DOLLARS of ihe money of the Stale was
equan ered on partiian fa*.»rites that year for
bare milttia printing alone ! Smart was thru
editor of the Frw but not a word did he
utter through the ichid* aasties, tehilt that law
wai vnltrgoiiq rtvition, tn futor of paying
the $oldnr$ ! Uut when the State governiucut
changed and the republicans were in power,
t>KU Mr. Smart's great patriotism and admira
tion for the soldiers I loke forth ; then he pen
ned those articles whi li he reproduce* in his
organ. This is a tor sample of demagogue
Smart.
The Douglas 14 D*-m«>rrney ** Described
by a !•'<-uiocrut.
Daniel S. Dk-kin«>n of New York, »o long t ho
IntJrr ot the lltrl»'i«ll Dvtu>>era<!y of that
State, w »s the rhivf »;>eekerat the Breckinridge
and Lane lUtifloition Meeting held last we*k
in the Empire City. He thus describes the fol
lower* of Douglas :
"Oh, how h'»« the one* noble spirit of thJ
dcm«»cracy fl<*d from such contaminating ap
proaches? Home, whose proud banner onoc
waved triumphant over a conquered worl<l, de
generated in the pursuit of Mutual delights to
a band of fiddlers and dancer*. an<l the dem<»
cratio party foun led in the spirit of Jefferson,
an I eiuulatin^for m my years,the nobleeffortsot
a Jackson an<l a To nkins, has, in the hands of
" POLITICAL OAUBLEftS, 'been degraded
by practices which would dishonor the retort*
n# a Peter Funk in cast-off clothing, CHEAT
ING THE SENTIMENT OP THE STATS AND
NATION ; CHEATING a great and confiding
party, whoso princ iple* they put obmi dis- ]
guise, for the puritoM of enabling them to
chcM ; CHEATING everybody and everything
with which they c une in contact, except Mr.
Douglas, their no uinee, and then lamenting
through their nc red i ted organ, from day to
day, that the Con* mtion had not remained tu.
L-ether SO Til AT THEY MIOHT FINALLY
IIAVE CHEATED HIM ! They have over
thrown the democratic maw, but " woe to the
rilertthat tramplod them down." POLITI
CAL QAMBLEKM! You have breathed your
contagion throus'iout the democratic citidel,
an 1 profaned and polluted its very walls You
have defiled Its holy ulaoea by your corrupting
iXMMt unclean beasts fold la the are* of
its temples and filthy reptile* have inhabited
the sanctuary of ita gods. Its towering eagle of
liberty ha* fled, for a brief season, aud foul
ravens croak for prey and whet their bloody
beak* and dirty i ilona upon its sacred altars.
POLITICAL GAMBLERS ! You have perpe
trated your last eheat, consummated your last
fraud upon the <lemocratic party, for you will
never again be trusted. Henceforth Jou will
ba held and treated as political outlaws, and
set at defiance. There is no fbi so crafty but
his hide finally goes to the hatters. You will
hang upon Its skirts to regain power, and lie
in grnbush for revenge, but as an open enemy
yoa are power'eas. and are only dangerous to
those who trust you."
And thu wing of th« IVmo-rvry, thus de
acribad by a Ik nmcrat, ia atruggllog for recog
nition in Maine. la thia not truly th« er* of
Irtit, whea «uah mn expect to reg*in popular
oonftdencc ?
|y Tb« highaat lux in Auguata ia paid by
tha Kanneb*e Manufacturing Company. $91*,.
30. The next higheet ia by Ruel WiUiann,
(879.77. Twenty-three pay between 9100 and
9300 ; four between 9V00 and 9300; At a be
twaaa $300 and 9400.
Comiso, Goixo, 0o*« Tua Chicago Trib
un$ aaya : " The coming roan ia Abr»h*m Lin
coln; The going man la John C. Brackinridge;
and tha gone man la Stephen A. Douglaa. Aa
for Ball, ha moat ba put' dovn among tha deaJ
nan.* ••
OTThe eighth nulon.1 eahfetloa of tha Unit
ad Sutea Agricultural Society will be held at
Cincinnati, thia aeaaoa, begtaaiag oa tha 13th
of Saptambar. \n I eloa'ng oa tha Vhh. The
premium lirt anrp^aeea anything e*er hefure of !
fbrwJ, quit* a number r** Vng «a high aa >300,1
»«d thatotaleiceal ngfjao.ooo. Alltbelead
lns iuaetilon and producer* mak* tkia &&ni«*r
i/f U»:r wkibiUon.
(% Litton if Journal.
Biddoford, Mo., August 17, 1800.
I
and
MTIO.ML REPCBLIM KOIMTIQU
(klxctio* i* all the states. .jrarnui •, imo ]
FOR PRESIDENT,
ABRAHAM LINCOLN,
UK ILLINOIS.
FOR VICE PRESIDENT.
HANNIBAL HAMLIN,
ur MAINE.
State Nomination*'
FUR UOVKRNOR,
ISRAEL WASHBURN, Jr.,
OF ORONO.
For Elector* of President sod Viae Pruideut.
At Lamb. WILLIAM WILLIS,uf Portland.
AlINER COUIRN, of lUooinfWld.
Tint DlST Lot 1st O. COWAN, of Hiddefurd.
FoCmtu - KM. M. RKKI>. of Hath.
Sixth " ANDRKW PfcTF.RS,«t LIUworth.
For ni|ir»wiiUllfM to Congress.
Fimt I>i*t JOHN N. UOOIWIN.ofS. Rerwlek.
Micosd " I'll AH. W. WALTO.N, of Auburn.
Third " —AC FKSHKM»K.N. of Rockland.
Fut itTU M ANSON P MORRILL, of ReaaUeld.
Sixth - FREDERIC A. PIKE. of Calais.
County NoroinutioitH.
run senators,
i.k<>\ \ki» amh:k\\ s. ,.r iw.i.'ford.
NAM L G. MARSHALL, of York.
JOUX II. GOODKNOW.tf Alfred.
roK CO. COWIWIOMB,
JOHN HEMINGWAY, of Shaplcigb.
FOR MIKKITt,
GEO. GOODWIN, Jr., of WclU.
FOR HDD. or rROHATK,
GEO. II. KNOWLTOX, of Hiddeford.
TOR Jt'DUli Or PROILITK,
EDW. E. UOUKNE, ol Kcnnebunk.
TOR CO. TRCAH'RKR,
SAM'L K. ROBERTS, of Watorboro*.
York County Appointmonts.
The people of York County will •>• addressed on
political topic* by LEONARD ANDREWS, £.<(., of
Illddeford. and others, u follow* i
Al Eut Parsonsfield, Aug. ill, at 2 P. M.
" South •• " " " 7 "
44 Wutcrboruugh, 44 21, 44 2 44
44 44 (old corner) 4*. 44 44 7 44
44 Kitterv, Aug. 20, bv C. C. Woodman. I
44 No. Berwick. Aug. 21, bt C. C. Wood- j
man and M. II. Dunnell.
44 No. IVrwiimlit'ld, Aug. 22, at 7 P. M.,
bv L. O. Cowan and L. Andrews. I
44 South San ford, Aug. 22, at 3 P. M.,l
bv Woodman and J. X. Goodwin. 1
44 ift. AM. 22, at 7 P. M.,bri
Woodman and Goodwin.
44 Leb,imin CVntw, Aug. £1. liy WvwJ
man and Goodwin.
44 Water bo ro\ Aug. 24, bj Woodman
and Goodwin.
44 Cornish, Aug. 25, W. P. KcflwnJon
and M. 11. Dunnell.
44 Kitury, A*«g. 2S, Leonard Andrews,
J L. Swift, and G. II. Knowlton.
44 Buxton CYntrw, Aug. 2J. Mass Mint
ing, John A. Andrew of Boston, i
Fvswtidon, and others.
44 Nowlield, Aug. 31, Goodwin 4 Wood
man.
44 Ltuiuii, Sept. l.at 7 P. M., Woodman
and L. Andrew*.
44 Limerick, Maaa Meeting, Sept. 3,
Washburn and Woodman.
rjr Aileortiser* are particularly reaueat
*tto haud ill their advertiwmenW as early In the
we«kas po»stbl«. lu order to secure their Inser
tion they muit be re««ired br Wedaesday uoon.
T. M. 11 a ye*.
The Pro Slavery Sham Democratic Con«;re*a
ional Convention held in Saco on Tuesday of
thia week, placed in nomination (or Congee**
the gentleman whose name stan I* at the head
of thia article. The name of Ira T. Drew, Esq.,
was withdrawn after a proportion hid been
made by one of his friend.*, Mr. Bradbury of
Ilollia, to nominate Mr. Drew by acclamation
on the ground that he was entitled to the nom
ination according to the usages of the party.
He was replied to by Mr. Wiggin, after which
the proposition of Mr. Uradbury was refused,
Mr. Drew's name withdrawn, and a ballot tak
en, and Mr. Hayes received S8 of the S3 totes
thrown. It Is Mated that some doieu or more
of the Contention declined Toting. The Con
rention was a cold, spiritless affair. Personal*
ly and in behalf of the Republican party
we thank the Sham Democracy for ita nom
ination ol Mr. Hayes, lleuting Mr. Hayes
wu always a personal luxury, and when
he ia up for office we always know what the re
sult will be. It is a nomination ftt to l>« made
by the pro-slavery, nigger driving, freedom
hating Democracy Mr. Hayes completely and
fully personifies the principles of aristocracy^,
and indifference to man's personal and polllU
cal rights which appertain to northern Demoo>
racy, lie U a representative man of the party.
He is a mau of a certain kind of ability, this
we willingly grant. astute as a lawyer, ana
should he contiue his search for greatness in
this direction would meet with tolerable success,
and as a citueu is above reproach ; but be is
naturally aristocratic, and nature was not so in
dulgent to him as to give bim sympathy with
the masses, or to furnish him with those quali>
lies that ft'* access to the hearts of the people,
lis may talk and will talk glibly ot popular
rights, but in all those questions that Inter
est the people and have connection with their
personal rights and their human ties. he comes
up to the Douglaa standard of indifference, aud
is as callous upon thetu as the meanest nigger
driver on the meanest Southern I'lautation in
Mississippi lie was a whig onoe, and when he
was such he was continually grumbling be
cause the bulk of the party in this section de
clined making themselves »Uve hounds, and be- >
cause whigs, or some of them, would advocate
the doctrine " that all Just government comes |
from the consent of the governed and that I
it was ineipsdient and unjust to suppress the (
extension of slavery. He left tip whig party,
with the entire approbation of its members in
1832, (became in one short year a dyed in the
wo >1 Democrat) to follow the fortunes of Pierce,
was elected for one year to the State Senate,
and displayed hi* powers in blocking the wheels '
of go re rn meat for near three weeks, returned
by the consent of the people, after a single
) car's service, to private life, ■ here be is destined
to remain with a still larger msasureof public
*pproUUoB. T)m presentation of his name
••d all Ike frigidity of the Arctic sons, and it I
eill tall still ooldar on the hearts of ths people |
•f the District. Tne slsctun of this district i
will never give tb«lr votaa for a man who, it
«u understood, advocated Lecompton, and In
doing this endorsed* that oatrageoua sentiment,
" that the right of pio|wrty la before and high
•r than any constitutional miction, and tha
right of the owner of a slate to such alave, and
the increaae of the same ia the same, and aa in
violable aa the right of the owner of any property
whatever." Mr. HayeaatoolwithMr. Buchan.
an, if common report due* not do him iqjua
tice.is his Lecompton policy .and hia nomination
ia virtually a triumph of the Buchanan element
of the party. This much for the (.'ongnaaion
al nominee of the Demooratic party this week.
More anon.
Wido-Awoko Demonstration.
A SUCCESS FUL MEETING.
The Wide-Awakee of onr city, overja hundred
strong with seventy-five torches, came out for
the first time on Wedneaday evening. The
occasion of their appearance waa a meeting of
the Lincoln and Hamlin clnb, at which it waa
announced the people would be addressed by
C. C. Woodman Kaq., ol Boston, and Walcott
Hamlin E*i., of Dover. At efght o'clock the
Wide-A wakes left the plaee qf meeting and re
pairing to the residence of L. O. Cowan, on
I'hesnut Street, received the speakers and
escorted them through the princi|>al streets to
Mechanic* Hall. On their arrival the Hall waa
immediately filled, and Urge numbers, unable j
to flud even standing room, were obliged to go i
amy.
The President of the club, Samuel C. Hamil
ton Ksq., introduced Mr. Woodman, who, in
an address of great force and eloquence, and
which was only interrupted by frequent burnt*
of applause, presented the issues of the canvass.
Mr. Woodman spoke for nearly two hours, and
the earnest aud deep attention which his hearers
gave hun, testified to his ability in presenting
the reasons which should induce the people
every where to support the republican ticket.
He dealt out stern justice to that arch traitor
to Liberty, Stephen A. Douglat, by irrefragable
proofs that this stimulator of the slavery agita
tion, this apostle of indifference, and his as
sociate on the Presidential ticket, advocate ot
owned labor and friend of slave codes in the
Territories, llerschel V. Johnson, had no just
claim on the American people for support At
the close of his remarks, the President intro
duced Mr. Ilamlin, who made a most effective
an I telling spcech of some three quarters of an
hour in which he exposed some of the impu
dent and wicked lies which Hon. E. K. Smart,
with an effrontory and brass which has never
had a parulell, is uttering to deceive the people
of the State into his support.
We have not time for a more detailed account
of the meeting,* nor is it necessary. In all
respects it was a success, testifying to the deep
an I earnest interest which our citizens are
taking in the canvass and especially of the
)oung men, alio with hearts beating with
patriotic ml, and enthusiasm in favor of the
cause of free labor and free men are uniting in
almost solid columns against Douglas' stolid
influence to the spread of slavery, and Johnson's
accursed support of slave codes in the tcrri- 1
tories, for Lincoln and the true principles of
our government.
The meeting broke up about eleven with
cheer after cheer tor Liucoln and Hamlin aud
for the speakers.
The next mcctin^of the club will be on Wed
nesday night, and our townsman, Geo. If.
Knowlton. will address the people.
To-night (Friday) the H ide-.Vwakes will visit
Dur neighbors on the Saco side to listen to
[Ion. I. T. Williams, at the Town Hall.
Mr. Woodman so we learn will address the
Republicans a£tiiu before the canvass closes.
The Limcrirk Meeting.
Mr. Wailiburn did not s|>eak at Limerick on
the 31st ult. The appointment was mad* by
the Bute Committee, and although handbills
were printed notifying the meeting, they mis.
oarrie I, or did not reach Limerick until too late
to give lUu requisite notice, an>t uert not pott
tJ. Uuder the uncertainty about the matter,
the Republicans of Limerick thought it best to '
deter the meeting to some liter day, and on the
Saturday previous wrote us to that effect. The I
letter Jid« not reach us seasonably, and as it
was uot known certainly that the meeting was
deferred, it was thought expedient for Mr.
Washburn to go to Limerick and be rea<ly to
s|N-ak il a meeting had been notified. This is
all there is about this Limerick meeting, over
the " failure " of which (a failure which was
no failure bec ause the meeting had been pre- j
viously postponed,) the sham Democracy have
gloated. There will be a meeting of the peo
ple of the Ossipee towns at Limerick, on Mon
day, September 3, at 2 P. M., which will be ad
dressed by Hon. Israel Washburn, Jr., to which
we have no doubt the people will come from
the surrounding towns, in such numbers as will
convince the moit stolid Douglas Democrat in
the Couuty, that the meeting " which did nut
take place " was not postponed because there
was lack of sufficient interest to get up a meet
ing.
The Plntform*.
We publish U>-day on the first page of our
paper the Platforms of the several parties now
organised in our country. The Bell and Ever
ett party have no platform ami make no declar
ation of principles. They profess to adopt tbe
Constitution and the Laws as their platform,
and aa all other parties do the stor, they stand
on no better ground than the other parties.—
We publish the platforms by request, and we
ask the attention ot the people to the clear,
concise and explicit terms In which the opin
lousot the republicans are ennunciated, and to
Hie character of the measures proposed. There
is no shuffling or evasion In the rvpublioan plat
form,—nothing but what every man can un
derstand. Head it, and contrast it with the de
claration of principles put forth by either the
Iireckinridge or Douglas factions of the sham
Democracy. The Douglas platform is in our
judgment more objectionable than the Ureckin.
ridge, for while it practically co jies to the same
end with the Breckinridge one, so far aa the
present state of the slave question before the
Supreme Court la concerned, and in doing this
cuts up root and branch, all and singular of
the doctrine of Popular Sovereignty, it promi
se* fealty to all decisions which ths Court may
make in the ftiture. If the Court should decide
in the LemmonJCase.that "Slaves being proper
ty on an equality with other property," it fol- 1
lows that slavery has rights in the Free States
and must be recognised there, then every man
who supports Douglas and Johnson agrees to
accept the decision, and with a plentitude of
prostitution to the slave powers which baa no
paralell agrees to shape his political action to
carry out the enormity.
In connection with the platforms we uk at-'
tention alao to the articb which wa publiah,'
headed, " Read the Record." If there is any
one so deceived aa to think that "Popular
Sovereignty M has any meaning when mouthed
by Douglas and his followers, let him read the
extract we five from Douglas' speech at New
Orleans, and unleaa he is ahingled all over with
prejudice, covered from head to foot with it,
be will see at once that there can be. If Dong
las' position is direct, nothing like Popular
Sovereignty in ths territories
We shall print a supply of thsse Platforms
tnd will furnish them, to those who want, j
printed on good paper, tl ths rale of 30 cents
i hundred.
For lb* l'nl»n and Journal.
Look oat fbr Drag.
Mb. Editor:—A Douglas Democrat who
holds office under the 'old Publio Functionary,'
being in a country (tore an evening since, was
boasting how the Democratic candidate lor
Congrcw, then just nominated, waa to be tri
umphantly elected in September. JTe waa cer
tain, he waa sunv Why the vote* had not been
counted, or eTen polled, yet it waa a gone ease
for the Republicans, by a decisive vote—why,
he wouM bet that Hayes would be the next
Representative for the first Congressional Dis
trict, and almost challenged the opponent with
whom he was talking to accept a risk.
A young follower of Abraham who was present,
but had not taken part in the discussion, step
p.*d forward and accepted the offer, and laid
out a V.
Democrat went boldly to the light to meet it,
when after looking over his bills a few times,
remarked, somewhat down in the throat, "that
be had not any money to part with to-night."
0 never mind Dr. says little Abe, any time
before election will do just as well, or if you
choose just say five to ten on the State.
Not having an answer to the propositions,
deponent saith not ferther to-day, respect
ing them.
Fellow Republicans, you have a sample of the
game ot brag being played through this Con
gressional District and through the State.—
Dejwnd upon it, with proper exertion on our
part, wc are as sure to win the cleotion, as the
day comes, and our opponents know it.
"I have no money to part with to-night,"—
no, for the good reason that he knew he was
taking that bill by hand the for tho laat time if it
was risked on the election. This was fully
evidenced by the withdrawal of it Poor soul
1 pitied him.
"Watchmen tell u* of the night
Once more to the cotnl>at with rekindled seal.
Our flag to the breeie, our hand* to the iteel,
We strike fur the we aik no delayl
Wv'or fforfy and taytr It ruth to l\t praf."
Yours, Orosvexob.
Biddeford, Aug. 13.
For the t'alon and Journal.
Mb. Editor:—I noticed on article In the
Maine Democrat of July 31 ISfiO, addressed to
the laboring, or poor white republicans of York'
County, by one of them; as I ain a firmer
ami therefore belong to that class, ami by
Southerners called small fisted, it may not be
improper for me in my humble position to
answer in part to the suggestions therein con- j
tained. Its principal object seems to be to in-.
struct the republicans in relation to their duty,
at the coming elections, it has a perfound re- i
girl for some of the party who hare not been ,
treated as they should hate been, and talks
long and loud about the ratification meeting at
Alfred, aud says that the nominations were
made at Augusta by our llepreseutatives, State
Treasurer and other officials, then we, the
j>eople, only had U> meet and ratify them iu
order to make public what our masters, as ho
is pleased to call them, have concocted in
private, and goes on to tell us that if we believe1
that the people are capable of self-government,1
he advises us to vote against such nominations.1
If any |>erson will read the article referred to,'
it will not require a great mind to learn that'
the writer whether black or white, is totally
devoid of republican principles—he at least,
misjudges the Republicans when he advites
them to bolt fruin regular nominations (or
the reason that he or some of his friends did
not succeed in the convention a mighty great
thing to be mad about, and tumour back it|>on
the party. Here it is the ]>eople say they
do not want me or my friend for office, nnd I
peradventure take exceptions and bolt, and
according to advice launch into Shatn
Democracy, for where the plurality rules It 1s
nothing more or leas. Now take It for granted
that something was aaid at Augusta last winter
about candidates for office, is this any thing
new? I have it from our representative, which
I consider good authority, that nothing more j
was tlone man 10 mrmj un
those matters. tturvly this is nothing more
than the same number of individuals would >l»
if they should meet in any other place within
the county, nn<l the writer ought not to com
plain of this when a much 1pm nutnl.fr:
at » certain place in this county, have I
not only talke<l the matter over but have
itctualy controlled Die convention* for
many years. Why, one of their sitnon pure
plauks in their platform was rotation in oflice,
anl in order to make a true application the
leaders were not slow to find the true definition I
of tho term, it was to rotate mo or my friend*
from a small office to a larger one and so on;
and since that party find themsel es in the
minority they say that they arc honest, and
undertake to instruct the Republicans, who
have believed their report in relation to our
townsman and friend Mr. Wood, fltey seem to
express a great deal of sympathy for him b<v [
cause he was not re-nominated for Sheriff, for
he is an honorable, honest and capable man,
and if elected could and would discharge the
duties of the office faithfully and effectualy;
very well, we are proud that our friend stands
•o well up in Limingtou, al'as Rico. But let
us go back two years, and what did they nay
then! an editorial in the JJtmocrat in shaking
of Mr. W.'s nomination, commented upon it as
though it was nst fit to be made, and said that
if ho had occasion to refer to it again it would
be more in sorrow than otherwise, anl I do not
know but he has been sorrowing ever since, for
tho reason that his town gave him the fulfvote
of the ]>arty and some m»rc. If I do not mis
take the character of Mr. W. he will think
about as much of being Haltered as slandered,
I have no doubt and in fact as I have seeo him
he will vote aud use his influence for the fur
therance of republican principles which is tho
causo of freedom.
In couclusion allow me to say a few words
more. The so called Democratic party to my
certain knowledge repudiated Franklin l'ierce's
administration, and said elect Buchanan and all
will be made right, now how is it they declare
that Mr. Buchanan's administration is worse
than Mr. Pierce's, and therefore despicable,
this4*ing so, is it not our duty to beware of
the third, even in the person of Ju Ige Douglas,
or Mr. Breckinridge. Let our motto be
principles, not men.
A. Line IUrraucAX.
Lebanon, Aug. 7 18G0.
Soitiiihs Nona roa National Cwcclatioji.
Thia U the title of a work of some 132 piges,
comistiug of an imjr of facta in relation to the
treatment of Northern men by Southern
chivalry, ami giving not a few example* ol the
manner in which ouralateholding brethren in>
terpret the doctrine of free (patch. The book
ia a suggestive one, ami calculated to act the
reader thinking. It la carefully compiled,
neatly printed and bound in pamphlet form,
and ia aold for the amall sum of 23 eta, by
Emona and Piper, No. a, Cryatal arcade.—
dive these notea a wide circalation—facta are
atubborn thing* to get over. Publiahed by
Thayer and kldrklge, Doaton.
Watch D*awi*o.—The attention of farm
en and others wishing to draw water from
wells of great depth, is invited to "Barber's
Patent," which is adrertisod in oar columns.
We have seen its operation, and think it in
all respects the most Talaable thing of the
kind we hare crrr wen. William II. Board
man, of this city, has the sale of the right*
to use it in York Oountj. (See his adrer
llMNBt.)
For the Union Md Journal. .
Saco All ktlfffcL
Mb. Cowax—Dear Sir.-— It may be of aome
interest to the readers of tba Union $ Journal
to know that the Itepublicaus of Saco are awake,
and hare organized forthe present campaignwith
the determination to give from old Smo to there*
publican nominee* of York County auch a ma
jority aa (hall surprise even their Republican
brethren In uther parta of the county. Aa the
needle to the pole, to hate the freemen of Saco
ever been true to their principle*, and able to
count their m^joritie* by hundreds, yet through
the want of a sufficient incentive in the line of
opposition, many good republican votera hart
nerer been called ont, who in the coming elec
tion will report thcmaelrca at tha polls in good
time to aid in the last kindly offices of sepul
ture to the few remaining Damocrata in the good
old County of York.
On Wednesday evening of last week an or
ganitntion was completed in thi« town called
the "Saco Wide Awakes," and the following
officers chosen :
Prttiiltnl—William lloboon.
Vict Prtti itnh—John Keliey, Rufus P.
Tapley, Tracy Kewes, Dr. William Itailey, WU
liam F. Abbott and James I.. Emery.
Corresponding Secretary—Samuel F. Chase.
Recording Secretary— Edwin J. March.
Treaturer—John Andrews.
Tho followuit; wi're cnosen nu ureuuic
Com.—Isaac Marshall, Ivory Lord, John Jame
•oo, Geo. Parcher, Cbas. Boothby, Himni Hill,
J«mo* Patterson, Wilbur McKrnny, James W.
LlttlefleM, Ivurjr II. Lord, OMIikVurguinil
Ellas Mllliken.
At a military organization for parade. 4c.,
Captain—Owen B. Chad bourne.
Aidt—Andrew J. Woodman and Daniel
Sands.
Litultnanli to be appointed by the Cap*
tain.
On Monday evening, Aug. 13th, the first
meeting of the Club ilnco its organiiation was
held at Auber Hall. The meeting was well at
tended, and between eighty and ninety of the
good Republicans of Saco came forward, sign
ed tho constitution and became members of the
association of tho Saco W ide Awakes.
The meeting was addrersed by John Kellcy,
Tracy Ilcwes and William Ilobson.
Perfect harmony prevailed throughout the
proceedings, and tho meeting a<Ijourned at
about ten of tho clock, P. M., the association
resolving to increase tho number of Wide
Awakes to two hundred within a week.
Yours Respectfully,
A Wide Awake.
Saco, August 13th, 1800.
Mubstnntlnl ngrrt'inent nniong the Dem
ocrat ic Cnudidate* upon the Nluvery
Question.
READ THE RECORD.
While Mr. Douglas is ranking hii stump
specchlng tour through New England, and at
tempting to mislead the people by falsely pre
tending that lie is in favor of dismissing tho
slavery question from the halls oi Congress to
be settled by the people of the territories them
selves, to ha\e slavery If they want it, or ex
clude it if they don't want it, it Is well to keep
bis record in full view, an I also that of the
other detnocratio candidates, so that we may
bo enabled to judge whether there is really
that difference between liiin and them which he
pretends to the |>eoplo there is.
In his New Orleans speech, Mr. Douglas
■aid:
"I, In common with the Democracy of 1111.
nois, ACCEPT THE DECISION OF THE SU
PREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
IN THE DHED SCOTT CASE. AS AN AU
'YflORfTATIVK EXPOSITION OP THE CON
STITUTION.
In accordance with that decision, ws hold
that SLAVES ARK PROPERTY, and hence on
an equality with all other kin It of properly;
and the owner qf a tlart hat Hit tame right
to more into a territory, and carry hit tlavt
property with him, at the owner of any other
properly hat to go there and carry hit proper
ty.V
Now let us sie what Breckinridge says.
In his Frankfort (Ky.) specch ho used tho
following languige:
•• I IPJW TO THE DECISIONS OF THE SU
PREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
upon every questi n within its pro|>er jurisdic
tion, whether it corresponds with my private
opinion or not ; only, I bow a trifle lower when
it h;i| ikiis to do so, as the decision of the Dred
Scott (MM does. I APPROVE IT IN ALL ITS
PARTS. AS A SOUND EXPOSITION OF THE
LAW AND CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF
THE STATES, AND CITIZENS THAT IN
IIA HIT TIIEM."
And in his letter of acceptance lie says:
" It follows that the citizens of all the States
ma\ enter the territoriei of the Union with
their property, OF WHATEVER KIND, and
enjoy it daring the territorial condition with
out let or hindrance, either by Congrett or by
the ^ordinate Territorial Gocernmentt."
Now let us hear wlut Mr. Hcrschell V. John
ion has to cay.
Mr. Johnson said in a speech made not long
s'nee in Urorgit:
" Slare proptrly itandi on the tame footing
at all other detcrtpliont qf properly, and neith
er the (Jeneral Government, nor any TER
RITORIAL GOVERNMENT, can deitroyor im
pair the right to tlare property in the lerrito
riet any more than the right to any other det
ciiption qf property; property qf all kindt,
tlurrt ut well at other tpeciet qf property in the
territoriei, ttand upon the tame broad and con
ttitulional batit.and tubjecl to like princifilei
of recognition and protection in the Itgt'la
tire, judicial and titculict deparhncntt qf the
gorernmtnl,"
Now let ui hear what (ion. Joe Lane says.
In hii letter of acceptance, after endorsing the
Dred Scott decision, he said :
" If the Constitution rslahliidira the right of
every citiieu to niter the common territory
*ith|whitev<>r property he legally poSMML A
NECESSARILY DEVOLVE UPON THEFED
EltAL GOVERNMENT THE DUTY TO PRO
TECT THIS 11IOIIT of the citiien, whenever
and wherever aMiiled or infringed."
Now look at the following principles affirmed
by the U. S. Supreme Court in the Dred Scott
case, M aet forth in Howard'* Reports, vol. 10,
p. 303:
3d. "EVERY CITIZEN HAH A NIGHT TO
TAKE WITH HIM INTO THE TERRITORY
ANY ARTICLE OF PROPERTY WHICH THE
CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
RECOGNIZKS AS PROPERTY."
«h. "THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
UNITED STATES RECOGNIZES SLAVES AS
PROPERTY, AND PLEDGESTHh FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT IT. An.I Con
iprsa cannot exercise any more authority over
property of that description than it may con
atitutionally exercise over property of any oth
er kind."
5th. "The act of Coneress. therefore,pro
hibiting a citiien of the I nitod Stales taking
with him his slaves when he remove to the
Territory in question to reside, is AN EXER
CISE OF AUTHORITY OVER PRIVATE
PROPERTY WHICH IS NOT WARRANTED
BY THE CONSTITUTION, and the removal of
the plaintiff by his owner to that Territory gave
him no title to freedom."
tith. " While it remains a Territory, Congress
may legislate over it within the scops of iu
constitutional powers in relation to the citiien*
of the United States, and may establish a Ter
ritorial Government, and the form of this local
covernment must be regulated by the discre
tion of Congress : BUTWITH POWERS NOT
EXCEEDING THOSE WHICH CONGRESS
ITSELF BY THE CONSTITUTION IS AU
THORIZED TO EXERCISE OVER CITIZENS
OF THE UNITED STATES IN RESPECT TO
THEIR RIGHTS OF PROPERTY."
Now consider in connection with the abort,
the following plank of the Platform whereon
Mr. Douglas is now running for President:
. Rttolr*d,Tb»X it is In acoordanoe with the true
interpretation of the Cincinnati platform that,
daring the existence of Territorial Government,
the measure of restriction, whatever it may be,
imposed by the Federal Constitution on the
powers of the Territorial Legislature over the
subject of domestic relations, AS THE SAME
HAS BEEN. OR SHALL HERBAFTER BE,
FINALLY DETERMINED BY THE SUPREME
COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, shall be
nvimcted by all good cltixens, and enforced
with pronptncH and fidelity by every bnuieh
of Um Federal Ootmbml'1
Now hm in busts which eMble ertry bub
to Judge for himself, and no taut need be de
ceived. Douglas says be accepts the decision of
the 8upreme Court In the Dred Bcott ease Man
AUTHORITATIVE EXPOSmON of the Con
stitution, and th'u decision, which he accepts as
" authoritative," says: " Every citiien haa a
right to take his slaves (property) into the T*r
ri lories and the Federal Govern men t must PRO*
TBCT him in this right.
Now is Douglas honest when be tells the peo
ple that he la tor giving the people of the ter
ritoriea fall control of the subject of slavery ?
Is ho not attempting deliberately to swindle
them T We leave our readers to judge for them
•elves.
QT We re-publish this week the article
which appeared on our out aide of last week'a
issue, headed ''Election Statistics." Some
mistakes occured in its publication, which
called for correction, and a second glance a*
these rather suggestive Igures will harm no
one.
Pmm ths lUngur Jsfffcrsnnlan.
ELECTION STATISTICS.
As wo are now in the inidst of a State ao«l
a National Camtuign, astatement of the ro
suits (if eorcrul former elections, both Statu
and National, will be of interest to our read
ers.
Wo present first a tablo of tlio doctoral
votes of each State in the Vnion, as it will
bo in tho Presidential olcction.
electoral vote tx 1860.
Free States.
Maine,
New Hampshire,
Vermont,
Massachusetts,
Rhode Island, ~
Connecticut,
New York,
New Jersey,
Pennsylvania,
Total,
8 Ohio,
3 Illinois,
A Indiana,
13 Iowa,
4 Michigan,
II Wisconsin,
33 Minnesota,
7 California,
27 Oregon,
Slate States.
3 Florida,
8 Mississippi.
IS Louisiaua,
10 Texas,
8 Arkansas,
10 Tenncsse,
0 Missouri,
12
Delaware,
Maryland,
Virginia,
North Carolina,
South Carolina,
Georgia,
Alabama,
Kentucky,
Total,
Whole number,
Minority,
Tho following is the result of tho
I'ttESIDENTIAL [1.U7IOS IX 1856.
For John V. Fremont.
Maine, H New York,
New Hampshire, •'> Ohio.
Vermont, S Michigan,
Miissachusetts, 13 Iowa,
Rhode Island, 4 Wisconsin,
Connecticut, 0
Total.
For Jamet Itnelianan.
New Jersey, 7 Mississippi,
Pennsylvania, 27 Indiana,
Delaware, 3 Illinois,
Virginia, 15 Missouri,
Noith Carolina, 10 Arkansas,
South Carolina, 8 Alabama,
Georgia. 10 Florida,
Kentucky, . 12 Texas,
Tennesce, 12 California,
Louisiana, 0
Total,
For Millard Fillmore.
.narjianu, o
Whole number of electoral rotes, 293
A majority of which wu, 149
Tho statistics of tlio last Presidential elco>
tion would bo incomplete without a table of
the popular vote. To make it more readily
understood, however, n rccord of public opin
ion and of tho progress of partu*, wo giva
tho totals ol the popular voto at the two
preceding elections, tu :
1848.
* hiry Taylor, (Whig) 1,332,232.
1 9 /!• Caw, (Den.) 1,2*I,7W
Martin Van liuren, (Free Soil) '<191,378
1852.
Wlnfteld Scott (Whig) 1,3(13,238
Franklin Pierce, (Democrat) 1,224,795
John P. Hale (Free Boil) 138,123
1850.
Rep. Dein. Am.
States. Fremont. Uuch titan. Fillmore.
Alabama, 40,739 18,893
Arkansas, 91,910 10,787
California, 20,001 33,305 30.105
Connecticut, 42,715 34,995 2,015
Delaware, 304 8,004 0,175
Florida, * 0,3.18 4,833
Ge« rgia, • 80,581 42,439
Illinois, 00,189 195,343 37,411
Indiana, 94,37.1 118,070 22,38)
Iowa, 43,9.14 30,170 8,180
Kentucky, 313 74,042 67,410
Louisiana, 22,104 20,709
Maine, 67,179 39,080 3,325
Maryland, 281 39,115 47,100
Massachusetts, 108,190 39,240 19,029
Michigan. 71,702 52,130 1,000
Mississippi, 35,140 24,195
Missouri, 57,104 48,524
. New Hampshire, 38,315 32,789 422
New Jersey, 28,338 45,9x3 24,115
I New York, 270,004 195,878 121,004
I North Carolina, 48,243 30,880
Ohio, 187,497 170,874 28,121
Pennsylvania, 147,903 2110,772 82,202
Rhode Island, 11,407 0,080 1,075
South Carolina (Presidential Hectors chosen by
the Legislature),
Tenncsee, 73,030 00,117
Teias, 31,100 la.lW
Vermont, 39,5)1 10,309 515
Virginia, 291 89,803 50,310
Wisconsin, 00,090 52,843 380
Total, 1,311,514 1,838,232 874,707
The gront addition, njs tho Ik»ton Jour'
nal, which will now bo tnado to tho popular
voto, will come principally Trom tho North
went. Ah between tlx* slave nnd tho freo
States tho latter will undoubtedly exhibit a
i much greater ruto of increase. In the latter
also has fallen tho burden of the disadvan*
taget inflicted upon tho DeuifKT.itic fiort^r bjr
its lata rupture and continuing dimensions.
And.yet the preponderance of Democratic
voters at tho Xortn in 1850 over those at the
South—in other words, tho extent to which
the party can be injured, nnd consequently
the opposition advantaged—will surprise ail
who luvo not examined the ligurce. 4
The Buchanan voto in all tho States foots
up as follows:
In Slave States, 611,880
In FrteSutes, _ l,22fl,3M
Add (for. vote in Oregon in 1837, 3,i>43
•• •• " Mia. " 17.790
1,330,393
ToUl in Free SUIm,
1,«4U,H87
Thus it will bo xwn (remarks the Journal
further,) that there were in 1850 just twico
n« many Deicoeratic toUjb in the Free a* in
the Slate States—twicc aa many men inter
eitod in the policy or the party, and liable to
bo injurcd by mismanagement; and yet this
two-thirda of the party haTe been lor yeara
systematically overruled in their viewa, and
dragged along in the suicidal train of tho
one-third. Now the reluctance of tho form
er to go any further at present, aimply be
cause tho N orth will not ut tliem go ana live,
haa boon made the cauae of an irreconcilable
rupture, which sprawls diaorganization
throughout the broken Democratic ranks of
the free States. While we mioioa at the great
Republican gains, and at the benefit to the
country which ia to ensue from this event,
yet with these figures before ua we can hard
ly restrain our wonder at the fool-hardiness
of the Southern Democratiowlng. and the
long subserviency of the Northern wing,
which allowed it to take place.
V0TE8 OF MAINE.
OrwaxAToauL Vow—1833.
John Ilabbard,
Ksckiel Holmes,
Scattering,
41,909
39,137
31,774
1,617
1» .
•4,707
PUUMXTUL VOT» 1838.
TOU, 9»,in
fe* 4l^°®
Ku* w'au
••W®( s 030
Pier*'. majority, l*03tf
QvBEXMATomi/L Von—183(3,
SiSSitwl!unr,nll5!p,,bUe*,,> w'a74
£ZS&M~{*b,">
Pbesidextial Vot*—1830,
Counties. FmnonU Boskaaaa. FlUmor*. |
Androscoggin, 3,388 1,699 igi
Aroostook. Ktf 793 h
Cumberland, 8,211 3,348 603
Franklin, 3,320 1,338 31
Hancock, 3,667 3,143 101
Kennebec, 7,330 3,487 340
Lincoln, 4,033 3,308 303
Oxford, 4,364 3,110 10
Penobscot, 7,801 3,003 341
Piscataquis, 1,734 071 31
Sagadahoc, 3,030 034 307
Somerset, 4,283 1,020 417
Waldo, 3,130 3,138 114
Washington, 2,809 2,867 04
York, 0,636 3,034 134
67,379 30,130 3,368
Total role, 100,783
Fremont's plurality, 28,348
Fremont's majority, 34,073
UUBKBXATOKUt VOTE—1837.
Lot M. Morrill, 44,0301
Manassah I!. Smith, 43,906
Scattering, . 333!
08,878
Von or 1838.
Lot M. Morrill, 60,380
Manaasah II. Smith, 33,340
Scattering, 78
112,998
Von or 1839,
Lot M. Morrill, 37,230
Manauah II. Smith, 43,387
Scattering, 33
102,032
In its " Viow of tho Field " of 1856, the
Independent (N. II.) Democrat canvas** tho
States of Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Indiana,
Now Jersey, Illinois, California and Oivgon,
and concludes with tho following :
" Wo nro willing, therefore, to " risk our
reputation as n prophet "on tho prediction
that tho following States will out their elec
toral votes as follows:
IOR LINCOLN AND n AM LIN.
8 Ohio,
3 Illinois,
3 Indiana,
13 low*,
4 Michigan,
0 Wiacoutin,
3'» Minnesota,
7 Oregon,
27
Matne,
New Hampshire,
Vermont,
Massachusetts,
Rhode Island,
Counecticut,
New York,
New Jersey.
Pennsylvania.
Total,
FOR MR. BRXCKINRIDCI.
Alabama,
Arkansas,
Delaware,
Florida,
Georgi»,
Louisiana,
Teuneaec,
Total,
Kentucky,
0 Mississippi,
4 Missouri,
3 North Carolina,
3 South Carolina,
10 Virginia,
0 California,
la
n>R mr. ntn,.
12 Maryland,
Texas,
Total,
rOR CRN. HOUSTON.
FOR STKI'll FN A. DOCQLil.
ry-000 J2J
Ah only 132 vutoa arc nwewary to clect,
it will Ik; mm that our " view of the field "
give* Lincoln 27 more Tote* than aro neaded
to eloct him, and that ha could low one of
the largo State*, or acvcrul small State*, and
still Iw chuiea.
Wi nlil to th« ilwri tb« Oibfrulorlil vote of!
Ui« Mverml towni In the founty of York, given In
I IN I
• Morrill. Smith.
Acton, 1ST 81
AtfrW, IM 141
IWrwtek. • wio i;i
UliMrmnt, **7 a.vt
mun, an mo
CornUh, 1ST 10}
1>;|) lull, 80 100
Btlot, I.T7 IM
Jlollla. litl 133
kcmicbunk, ZI9 I1H
Krnncbuukport, 9M 213
XlHwjr, . IM 361
Lebanon, U4 lio
Llmertek, III 163
Llmlngton, 311 3&I
Lyman, Itc 130
mimH, im i>;
North Berwick, I'O 1*6
l*ar*un<fl«ilil, 810 'ill
Baoo, C2J 90S
Hlmiileigb, 136 113
Hanibrd, 3t» 3M
Month IWrwIck, 3/6 '314
Watarbort', jo m
Wall*, VM 966
York, . <336 3U
Total/ C.k« Mir
Thnt "Fugitive Hlnve Bill.*9
Tliat "Fugitive Slave bill," which some of
Ibe Sham Democracy are accusing Abraham
Lincoln of introducing into Congress, reads
vonl for word aa follows:
"Mcctiox 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and
Houte qf Repretenlaltrei qf the United Statet
qf America in Concrete anembled, That no
person not now within the DUtrict of Columbia
nor now owned by any person or persons now
resident within it, thai I ever be held in ilarery
within mid Diet rid.
"Sec. '2 That no peraon now within said j
DUtrict or now owned by any peraon or peraoni,
now resident within the same, or hereafter born :
within it, ihatl erer he held in ilarery without
the limit* of mil I)i»trirt, Provided, That
the officer* of the government of the United'
State*, being citizen* of the alavcholding State*,
coming into aaid District on publi« buaineaa, j
and remaining only so long as may be reaaoua
bly necessary for that objcct, may ba attended
into and out of said District, and whila there
by the necessary servants of themselves ami
their familiea, without their right to hold such i
servant* in service being thereby impaired.
"Skc. 3. That all ciiilhrcm iioex or slave
mother*, within said District, on or after ths
first dsy of January,in year the of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and fifty shall be free,
but thall bt rtttonably lupported and mucaiii
by M# rt$ptrHrt oxcntrt of tktir mothtri, or by
their htiri or rrprtttnjatirti, and •ball serve
reasonable services, M apprentices, to inch
owners. helra, and representatives, until they
reepe:tively armed at the age of years,1
when they shall be entirely free. And the
municipal authorities ot Washington and
Georgetown, with their respective jurisdictional i
limits, are hereby empowered and required to '
make all suitable and necessary provisions for
enforcing obedience to this section, on the part
of both masters and apprentices.
"See. 4. That all peraons now within said
district lawfully held as slaves, or now owned
by any person or persons now residing within
said District, shall remain such at tb« will of
their respective owners, their heirs, and legal
representatives: Protidtd, That any such
owner or his legal representative, may at any
time receive from the treasury of the United
States the full value of his or her slave of Us
class in this section mentioned; upon which
isrA i/ari thill bt forthwith and /ortvtr
frtt.
"8tc. 3. That the municipal authorities of
Washington and Georgetown, within their res
pective jariadictional limits, are hsraby em
powered and required to provide activs and
efficient means to arrest and dalivsr up
to their owners all Aigttire slaves saoaplag Into
said District
"fine. fl. That the election officers within
said District of Columbia are hereby smpowered
and required to op«n polls at all the usual
piaoes of hoidlag slsctions on the Int Monday
of April next, and reoeire ths vouof every tn»
white male cltlsso above Us age of t—j
ysars, having rssidsd wiUln s*jd
Us period of om fmr of »oft »«** prsosding ^
the tlm ofsuch Totia* for or against thisact,
to proeead la taking total la alt napecta
not herein specified, Mat the eteetloae under
the municipal lava, aad with aa little delay aa
poaaibla to transmit eorreet Tlitiiamli of the
rotoa ao oaat to tba Prseklent of the United
Statca; aad It shall ba tba duty of the Preaideat
to cinraaa aaid rotaa immediately, aad if a
majority of them ba fouad to ba for thU a«t,
to forthwith laeue hia proclamation giving
notice of the bet; aad tbia pei ahall only ba la
full foroe andeffcet on aad altar the day ot such
proclamation
Aa this la tba only "PugitWs 8Ut« bin"
Mr. Lraooui's oppooenta charge hia with
"Introducing," we thlah hia Meads aeod not
ipead much lak or breath la defcadiag him.
We will add, ted thia bill baaa paaaad twelve
yeare ago, wbea oar distinguished Presidential
candidate introduced it into Congress, tba
Capital of the nation would not now be dis
graced with a single alare upon Its soil.
FACTS
TO BE BEMEKBEBBDU
Let it be Remembered—that ono
of the very last acts of the Demo
cratic party in Congrets, was to re
furte the admission of Kansas into
the Union under a Constitution
framed and ratified by hor people,
and having the population proscrib
ed by tlio English Lecompton bill;
and that STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS
ncithor raised hi* voice nor gavo
his vote for hor admission.
Let it be Remembered—That this
samo Democratic party, at a previ
ous session of Congress, endeavor
ed to forco this samo Kansas into
tho Union under the fraudulent Lo
compton Constitution, against tho *
solemn remonstrances of her poo
plo, and that EPHRAIM K. SMART,
with all tho power and inflncnco at
his command, advocated the meas
ure.
Let it be Remembered—That Kan
sas has been driven from the doors
of Congress by tho Democratic |>ar
ty, bocause her people prefer Free
dom to Slavery. .
Lrr IT 1IK RKMKMIIKREP—That OIV
othcr of tho last acts of tho Demo
cratic jxirty in Congress, was tho
rcjoction of all measures tondingto
stiinulato the Domestic Industrial
Interests of tho country. That it
rofused even to considor tho bill to
roviso tho tariff upon imports, which,
if it had boon passed, would immo
diatcly have started our Agricultu
ral, Mechanical, Manufacturing and
Mining pursuits on a new and prom
ising career of prosperity, and in
creased tho employment and wages
of laboring men all ovor tho coun
try.
Lkt it df. Remembered—That STE.
I'll EN A. DOUGLAS, who is now
courting Now England support by
admitting the necessity of such a
measure for tlio benefit of our la
boring men—neither rained his voice,
nor gave his vote in favor of any
measure to promote our Industrial
Interests.
Let it ue Remembered—'That it i*
tho fixed jxilicy of the Democratic
party of tho country, to shape all
legislation in favor of Slave Soil
and Slave Labor, and aguinst Freo
Soil and Free Labor.
Tiik Munirjt'* M nam*. A great emperor
once naked one of hi* noble aubjecte what would
secure hi* country (he Tint plus* among the
nation* of the e«rlb. The nobleman's urand
reply km, "(Jowl mother* I" .Now, w hat con
■titutM a good mother? The answer is conclu
sive: she who, regarding the future welfkre of
ber child, Mtki every available means that may
offer to promote ft tound pbyiicftl development,
to'the end that her off»pring may not be de
ficient in ftny (ingle faculty with which Datura
haa endowed it. In iofcncy there la no period
whichia more likely to effect the ffctar* deposition
of the child than tkftt of teething, producing,
•a it doea, fretfulneaa, moroeneaa o(miu<l, 4c.,
which, if not chccked, will manlfrat Itaelf in
after day*. MRS. WIN8LOW8 SOOTHING
SYRUP ia unquestionably one of the greateat
remedial agenta in exiatence, both for the pi*,
vention and cure of the alarming symptoms
which no often manifest tbemaelvaa daring th«
teething period; auch as griping in the bowela.
wind-colic, convulsion*, Ac. It la alaefthe beet
and aureat retnuljr in the world in all cun of
dyaentrry and diarrbera in children, whether it
arriaea from teething or from any other came.
Men incur? Cirr.—Frederick Morrill, M.
D., of Boetoo, with a liberality worthy of
all prmiw», has contributed tbe aun of $300
towards tho roctioo 'of a erhnol-hoose in
District No. 5, on th« Pool road, and pro
poeee to give the further sum of £200 pro
Tided the inhabitants of the diatrict build a
home worth the aum of $ 1000. Tho "Mor»
rill School Uousn" will probably coat tha
$1000. Tlie Dr. waa former!y a ire Went of
the diatrict. lie is liberal, where liberality
is a virtue.
\M " A Southern paper," aajr« the Loais
ville Journal, " expreeeee tbe confident belief
that la the event of Mr. Lincoln'* election, no
man will dart to aooept office under him la any
alaveholding State. We should regret eseeed
Infljr to aee Lincoln elected, bat sooner than
let all the oOoea in Loalsvllls remala Taeaat,
we should take a fWr of then onrtelvea-lf only
to show that we were not afraid."
Tii PaoeracT or Livcoui'a Eixrno*.—The
election of Abraham Lincoln aa oar neit Preei
dent is bow generally conceded as Inevitable.
To be sure, the Repoblicaa party, whkh eaaaot
command an electoral vote in the Mo<rtbe>n
States, is a minority party In ths> Wo**""
States, and with the uoaisalrntion of ^sfewea
opuoeed to it, this party oo#M aawy be ertvea
Cefc Bntwaile llJ. "ailedlUke a
Macedonian phalans, Ibe tmprrior neuters of
•trocTiooPJniel» other than uoon tbe defeat of
eaemy.—A*. Y. IUtmH.
^The political cenaaa of Amheeat Collage,
la reported aa fellows: EepabHeaas ssalars
13, jaaloea 44, sophomores 47. freshmen 49 ;
Democrats, both branches—seniors 8, Jnniora4,
lophomorts 7, freshmen 10 ; DeiLErerette—
•enoin 3, janiort 1, aophomurta S. On the
haw, all tha lIissh, 4.

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