SUN BURY AMERICAN AND SHAM OKI N JOURNAL
ARRIVAL OF THE
MkVE DAVstLAMR FROM fcl ltOFKV '
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Result of the Frfritk,' Elections tTVitimph 'of
the Moderate Repidditans O fining of the
National Assembly Riot and'Bloodshed'at
Rouen "Riot rV Limfttcfr, lreland-Iinpire
-hhte'J fr6in the Scene tf War in ' Italy
- TlMy brtteeen Russia, Wf and Den'.
Fighting' in Raden. i
err 1 lit Frnm? Ihr-'Hidttfirfrte rparly-tias ''br-rn
successful, and Lamai-tihels' toe 'flie first
President. 'rrtlflTHlil'tfots. had occurred -in
" many f'M principal . cities 'bf ' THilice,. nndj
serious disorders exist, i
" Irish affairs still continue lii a state, of Ugl
tatiun, heighlened by tlio dissensions among
the Old and TvuH& Ireland T parties. 'Then?
has been a rhit and bloodshed at ' Limerick!
Tim Prussian and Danish governments have
accepted the mediation of the English !rnv
crnmeut in the matter of the Schleswig Hol
tin war. This will remove tlic fearful cause
of a grn'cfnPvar. .1 j
The Gorman 'Const'ilulont Assembly w.'j
to meet at FraiiC fori 'mi Viio' lSlli of May. and
the great ipieslion of German unity was then
to be decided. Tin? Lombardo-ltalians were
still progressing, but the Austi inns have been
gaining advantage!. It i.-s iil thai Austria
is takihg':-eirct ttpi'tir ne-joti.ite with Ven
ice and LoinbahlY. ;
Letters' frWi'1 ciVin'-H hie. .th nil.,, haW
that the Pruisiau government wnsaetiiig with
miieh firmness and decision. Tin' Berlin
contained 11 rumor of the march of the Russi-
nii Guards to the frontier. wh :re a force of
300,000 Russian will be concentrated by tin
first of June.
In Spain 110 movement of cYiiisccpi'onoc ha-!
1It ts VAill iiWv'-f: ai if. l ftfftv 11 . Petors
iirr,"staiii,' taint a' treaty olfcnsive ami de
fensive between Russia. Sweden, and Den
mark is arranged, and w ill be positively rati
fied iir thn event of an entry of German troop
in SchlrswL'. in which case Denmark will
be supported bv the whole force of the two
othr powers. It is more than prolw'ile that ; ami sejllies, enlereil iiei.i.-ii.uru', ami sum
Russia will step in to prevent further ir-jirrati- : nioned the burgomaster to proclaim a repiib
diement. ' li"; bi'l th'-y were ultimately disper.-d by
In Poland the frightflii f'liicj continue , i, troiips and iiiluibitauls. Meeker is slated
to occur. to have tied into Switzerland, whither he has
In Gallieitiutiiif'. ii; "Mill SVallachia, ih-J i,r, fuHoweirby Slruve, who prevailed upon
rxHiplcT.re'ju h H '.ttul stale ot insurrection. ;
At PrelJliiirfc fho cnndtii-s practised asaiui'
fhe'Jews are truly shocking.
,.. In Baden the Republicans have attempted;
to revengo their late defeat, and llecker cros-,
sed the Rhine nt the head of n tMiP'and.
French ami Gorman troops. :Twb ei(c6unlers
took placo with tho Vui,ierf'ui'r 'ioices, the.
last at Schufheiin. 'Il'he Ri'puTiIii'ans have j bill n'mwick. Tin' f'like of iiniiswii,k'iii;
novv Hed into'XLsiic hii(l "Switzerland. Inriied to his capital from Schleswig on Hie
- in feeliii'ifh tho ijonplc are tr.mqtii!. Jlan-J 2.Vh ult. l ie was received w ithacclamation.
't ; . . . ii ... .1
over uiui 1 rowiu are aosorueu ill mu miiiiar
operations against Denmark, in which, at pre- j
sent, by laml, they are completely successful ::.
although the captures at s'a, bv the li.im-s. !
must necessarily occasion very great loss to
the Prussian commerce in the Baltic-. ,
England .Prngrru ot III Hfform nhti hartUt
Air.i, ;n v J !..m'i k'o .'1 ',1 inni !
Reform ami '(."'hamsl movement,, are couthm-!
inir r?iro'u"rioiit li.o kinifdom. The Chart i't
i-: 1 ti... fM...riii'i '
fon-ention Viiislesuiued its sittings in London 1
but tRoJrA'oediiigs are not of much geneial
jliterest. There is not so large an allendain'e
as at the former sittings, and l
Wi'llw to lo nLiceil in Mr V.wtf 'Vf,
.' Meetings in favor of the Charier continue In
bp held throughoiil the provinces.
.. Parliament after tne'K.wlcr holiday-, ha.-
The wvTiiM Disabilitie Bill was read n '
third li'.'e in Hie House of (Vimmons i't the'
. i . . . . .. 1
r'niyht ol the 4th, an finally pissed
The "new Reform Association, fompseij i
tlii Libenil members of the Houses of f'arlia
mnt, and who set forth, as the basis of liv-ir
principles, household sulTrage, Srl'.e ty ?a1!o!.
triennial "Parliamenls, Htidein'',l I'lecioral ili
tricts, pbgrcicii rapidly.
The powerful mppff t- IWiW tile n tl.l.iieclas
. ses which it is cvefy "w ileie receiTinJJ, and
.' tlie adhesion ef ?di!ie (if Ilia most Hpul.it
leading nieii of tiw ilay all aiio? ii success
ful tejuiiiklliou to its labors; nith'iugh a pro
tracted" sl'rng-jle niiiy take place in the in
"ti'flni: " The centre of act ion of the new par
My will be. as in It" "ciisi of the Aiili-Coru
Law League, in the manufacturing districts,
(hit! It- f rlief promoters Ihe gentlemen w ho
brougiit tiiat important niovcmeul to a trium
Trade ami Commerce have improved in
England. Scotch pigs have been in rallier
better demand, but most of The purchases
' that have been mada are ou Glasgow aeeoinil.
Present nnotations areScotch iti"s t'3 I is
J ,J'rncrchunu',l?ars T7 ; ' best iTars i'S 10 ;' j
hoops ji5; sheets 'X9 10 in t.ive'rpfiol. j
firal Agitation Rlul at Kim-
' strange, uiiexpVc'teit, but at tho same time
niost important events have taken place in
Ireland rtijriiijr the last week. What iheir
fosult will b'l i a most dillieult matter to tell
The spirit of disaffection is not' yet tamed
Goverument 1ms como forward to gnipple
bodily with the Irish Republicans. We slated
in our last ihit Mr. W. S. 6'Briou had pro.
ceded lo ihe Srnltrr, fo tho purpose of pro
moting he ngitutiim of the Young Ireland,
party. irn'iP fl'i llm.- geiitlema'n, with 'Mr.
SnteLbll anil lr. Meagher, visited' Limerick
with. Ihai-object. Thn population of that
fmitf fihir btw greatly excited oy inflam
Hf6y addresses circlllaled, &y tlie Old Ire.
irtlrf party, stigmatising frt Mitchell as Ihe
rlilhinialor of O'Comiel'l, ' and a the ' lan
derer of the Catholic religion ;" and the efli
gy of Mitchell, wrffK a rope around the neck
)nf PoriMS 'Uliroa' the m reels of Limerick .
iha State ti ials are not more advaadeof f'an
at the ihte of d(ir liiil ioiiie.
. ft .., Asslaiaa llalf.
The new from the neat of- War ill Lombar
dv is vf. a' decisive character, biit ja by no
iffealit favorable to the Italian cause. The
army tmder Charles Albert continue comparatively-'iuactive:
tltcir position in now on
the left bank of tlie Minufb, at VoRegio.
' Abetter from Frrarn of rlie 19th ull. inli
bate a belief,. founded in appearances, that
Roiimi bjUuliuus have received ifiial oi
uVrs to cross the frontiers' pausing Ponte La
goscuro. Stellela, niidtfsfiglia, near Mantua,
The eltiiaw' were' progressing at Naples on
(lin iOth jilt , biit kxcited littlri Jut,eresV ,
f 'Our 'c'orrtspoiidtht at Vienna fcommutiicates'
fery badflievrs Irani other parts of1 Italy. Tre
tlao had iobmitledfliid, Venice, according td
the latestyuvices received inVieuiia, "was
closHy'blockadeJ by sea and land ; ill fact j
'iU'ciipltlilation Ws3:daily eV pec ted. ,
, Reports 1 are current that the Army of th
Alps nau Filtered savoy to ia in tne ucicncq
of llaliau indcf uiidence agaiust Aus'ria. ThO
Mofi'iteur of yesterday publishes a decree
granting-a credited of 3,OO0job9 francs fn?
war purpose!". . . . j
The English 'consul at Venice had retired
to Trieste, as upon his declaration that thn
Venetian Republic1 would'iibt be iicknow
by GreaAlritoin, the mob lore tdown the ar-J
inorial insignia from his house, nud he fled
for safety. On llie'2llh, Venice state of an
archy, and "tin people in general in deep dis
' ' Franc. -
. Tha dtctions in Fiance havo terminated
in the success of the moderate party. ,
It thus Appears that the 31 members for
the deputmciil of the Seine may be closed.
hs follows: 'Modei'utfi, 25; ultra dumoci at ic,
ki'., 4 ; duubtful, 5. There are among thoin
12 e-deputies, 2 journalists, 5 ouvijers or
operatives, ! Catholic cleigyman. and i Pro
AmoiiL' the iiiciiiUms elected are three pre-'
lali of Vlie 'f'atbolie ciiuil'b. nanuOv, the'
AVcnbif-sUp of"raris; for 'Aveyron ; the Bis
hop of (iuimper. fori'inisterre; and the bis
hop of Orleans, for the' Lozere.
Riot of a very 'seiions ii;dure had ! broken
out in several' places in roinieciion wild the
elections, "lliat at Rouen wasle'uist con-
(;itiiiiiii:'-. 1 , . j .,
' I he acconiils from tin1 grand dncby of Ha-
den, show that some further encounters hail
htken place sit Frilling and nlher'pliVce?, he-
twei-n the republicans mid the troops of (be
Crrmaii confeih-ratV" : but the insurgents
appear to have been invariably defeated ami
dispersed without much ililjieully. A body
of aiio or liiHI peasints, arnu'd with muskets
,js 0i,.(tors to release hi'! .
Riots bad af: n taken place at Wiesbaden,
the muuirHlpital of the small f)uchy of X;
Siin, Vl'bVe'!!tliabit.nnts vie with the baden
people in eagerness mid escitability. Tlie
Fraiikl'iirter journal, which mentions these
riots, does not assign any real or pruteni.ed
cause for them.
II 1 Vi l .It
iii.m. i.u.mm.mh . -n imuiiphuh uh i
IlKSSt: liAKMSlAlir. M
h;is been a collirion ipelwi'en tlw infantry and ;
cavalry, in which tue former iiad threr', and i
the latter eleven wonmied.
BWiiUiA.-ji-'lliir Uu'vn iif h.tva'ia vaj- ilc
ivered of 11 Piinco on theA27llr.
n! fii miii'.
In Bohemia rfte Gi-rniati (la'j;s has Im'imi
lorn ilown-, and the Botcmian are 'saf.1
'? w nVt-nnVA t? ernan-t Villi expul-
. 'crt ("f rapture ftaT: seizi-d uiou tf.n
usually ?.laiA population of ierlin,
fini'itee of tV.e iulelligei'ce uceivei
nii'llce ot toe iulelligei'ce received ol a ureal
..; . v.' ... V..- i l. ...., i.'.., 1... ,.:!. 1
i lun'l-. i.. .... ...- ........
ed Willi loun acclainalton
In" actors and :m-
lieuce linl a joining in li. sing -Vas i.l il;fs
i .... ... t-.. i vi i i
I "Mll.-ti.CI t illt'll.lllO. I ll-H- llilf illMI DCLMI,
Hi irium ui .-e.il t a iiiii-i n. iun ii tin
tlie troop.-i btaiioued in li'.e neighborhood of i
Beporls from i c-scn aic i'" inelaneiii'iiv if
- .-.:.. i.'-."U.
scenes, engagements oeiweeh
the landweflr and the military, excesses of
111- populace. ngain.-t llie life anil prope'ly nf
the ev? iimi Germans', are tlie order of Hie
ilav. fa niaiiv iwirls the f'olili noijles are
..I , .' ' , e.. '. i .-
pri-ssi'ii in i;ie utii-imoni nv iiir in nieii p--as
eanls; vyKo demand U.e in.mediale fullilmenl
in III-; i.iwiiii:' lll.lilir 1U in-'lll 111 Hid !l"'llt
..,,-.... i .
Xono . llie Berlin pajier . were' printed ou
tit" 2tii, ou account of a general strike iit T rtesides the system U bei omin very un
llie Berlin printers and compositors. A tele- j jVipiilai, iii'fi ni.-'hv V ill not parade. Most
despatch or the .Minister on Aner?:
lb- Chief President of Ihe Bhetdsh
province, which likew ise conlain this infor
mat ion; adds ti-at jiiielit tiaii-p.iiily at Beiliu
't'l'e U, tsldi'ci Zi'ti'iug 'has a Idler fiiiid
Krolosi-iMu r"f tlie 2'il nil., staling lllui tile
I'fiiPiaii Iroojc Hae: f'l '?i delnati,' been vki-
leihlv atlaiked ' a moo of sili'emen. (.en;
Count I, ihua,
willi Utf rilfei-'eii find lo ciiir-'
assi-rs! inarched on the 22 d to wards Add
uau; where ail onset was made ujon Him y
an armed body of Volii tWi iht weib.
after five limits" fighl ing, diivqn back upon
Iho town ani roshiceiMo taie .m,
Count Kohna alkwed them half an hour. -At
the end of this time the toesin was sound
ed in tho tow'n, tiw toPC silPemeu appeared
who reiYuwc'c? tv'e fdtack, hi ' wMch ICt of
them were fcilled and ll'e cc'iuit "enr; rein-'
forced r'y a company of infantry and a file of
Inissars frc'm Oslrowo, eucceei'cd1 hi taking
possession' d' tho town: The Prussian troops
had only one man killed and and live woiiiij-"
ed. iiSiUvtart -paper,- of tho izd, iOltifiS
that 10.000 Russian troops foot, horse, ami
arlillery--l:lAVo proceeded to tho Pru&ian
frontier close to M'yslowiti.
Biiksiac, April 23. Tho Clazela Pohka
gives the following i'ntellijjence fitirrV War
saw : '-A couspinu-y among the military
having been discovered here, the officer of
the Warsaw jrarrisoh, w vera arrested,
have already been tried by court-martial, and
four of them' w'ere. ihbt in thb citadel. Through
out the kingilbm' of Poland the peasants are
said to have been authorised to deliver up
their lordcf Die manor to Ihe gendarmes if
lliere is the slightest intimation of an intend
ed rise. The report of a counter-revolution
in Galicia, induced" by a pVrsan in official ca
pacity, similar to thai of 184j has aguihlen
mooted. It is . not improbable tiiat the!nu.
moroiw incendiary fires now' taking place ill
several of Uie circles f Galicia may be con
nected with' this."
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.The accounts from Vienna, of the 25lh ult.j
are occupied with the details of 'lhe4"Ea9tp
festivities in that city. VA grand procession
by torchlight took place, on the evening o(
the 26th, described til almost iliterinimible.
There were tiof less than IbOO bearers of tor)
cliea. exi'lusiva'of thd rneriibern of the Vocal
Society, the'Artists' Association, attd tlie 'na
tional guards. The procession wound its way
through the tortuous ntreotn of Vienrjfit', . :likes
d long lier serpent . '' Thi-' houses were gun-.
erally ilhiitiniated.. T. , .... . , ,
The favoriibld iutellJi'iMicH from Italv, com
bitted with the' pacific iipect ofViennn, has
abwtdy given a stimulus to business in thn
Boithe! of.'ihat city.. . ' , "
Accorfliin to accounts from Picsbur th'!
unfortunate llebrews resident inhere are the
obilt hf truel and luirclentimj lM-isecution
Tht'Vlot a'resfh, on'r.aslel Sunday, nssnmi-if
MrMiona a character, hat1 it' became neces-j
sary fo s -nd toVienna for troops, 21 persons,
were killed before order cuulif be restored
The new'Wustriau const fill ion was formally,
proclaimed on the 25th' nit., ihe'Vaiiperoi'sj
birth-day. amid the general rejoicings oT lln
. THE AMEBIC AIT.
KATljiitAV, MAY 5 , isi".
It.'rt. VI ASM)!!, l;rtllor liml I'ruprirtur.
K. W. r.MIH. Sim laiibliiie. . K. C iiiiit iV .Tl nml
U-vk ?tp'ft,?..rlj.L'Jf:lliiii. i rt'irnliirly Miitlittiz.j(jpnwi;iv"
n.iwrti, cj;? js n.;l .uhfriii"iiR lf ilii.mH-i: r.-.il in i iit.
tT UtK KJll'C
"hkMOl'W.XTH! NOMINA flo'V.
(j i:x. LEWIS CASS,
of Mttlii&iii. ;
'flEK. WW. O. DUTLtR,
For I 'mint f onim1-lourTt:
'"'' Y iti'tvorclitud Cofuly
('J 'bytiS':w niii PiiK.-nfj r a'1')
Vii'U PirKriiPHXf. iS'e 111) ye Crowded ouC'i
rntfl.hr'r of articles a'lreudy'in type to ni'ih;-.'
iitom for the proceeilingo of thelVnivefition,
noniinatinrr (!etl. Cass hiiu (Jen. Bullet, who
"I ' 'l' (' ! '
are now tin democi'Mic canilid'u'. s ivi Pic
siiient and Vice President.
L"' We are indebted to nnr .voting
flietld, Henry iJontiel Lsr., fol Imv'i;i ta
ken charge of oui editorial columns ditfing
out a!fcPi.ce loi several weeks past.
ItT" Our thanks are due lo Cien. ('unieton,
of the lT. S. Senate, and Messrs. liroadlieiid
and Bayly r.f tfie i'l'ttse, for interest inr fb"
O The rcl'icMi".!');; Aou ers whicu fell
tl the eai lv part of the week have been til'
gieat benefit to vegetatem". Tlie loiiutiv
'lVj)iiil v Iieaulifill in c'vely liiiect'iotl
The grain looks well utiii g v s .lci'A.k' of
' a plenl till hat vest'.
en nn:'.-John Labi, a ie-j 1 1 1'lbie '.mi
..ealtl.y fiii'iiiei .ii Tyi-'.'cr ALil'-'Mv'y iw.
iihlp, in this coiinlv', cnuiutU'd Suicide by
( I. , i. .... Ii
hanging, on r inlay I.uit. lie ar
1 I I 1 1 I ; I 1 ! t 1 1
ira ill-it uiii- ii- i. .nii ii en- usiei-p, aim
was found in 1h morning hanging by the
nerk, ninle dead, lie hfil been inelaiiclialy
ir - v 1 .. -.- i ' , ..
liil n'Hiiehuie and is Mipposerl to have Mieen
under the influence of one of these attacks
'.Vfion lie committed the act.
Tei:Ti:vii c'f tlie
S.iturdav last, nassed off vei l- nniellv.
. (,aj. WJ ,sctnny flll(. al'1(l tmny (l( ()llr
f ' - . i i. .i
I riiriiiers reinaineU at rnie: cons-fiuenllv
L. - . ..1 . .
j f cwnpaniea wen- not wen uiu-d up
0f (,r;s(. wl, ,jo appear, come for the pin"
1, ()f n;w lhp ,, Hdicule.-
'I hey Miccecded admirably this year; for
we nevci iiy any thin,; quite as ridieiilous
as the evoluiio'iirperforiiK-d in I he-fold that
There v.'eie feXver drunken ii-'eti ott (he
:1 reels than wo have seen on any similaror
caMnn: And we areliapjiy tosay Jhflt there
vas not a single fi ;htoi a itisluibance du
ring tlie whole day. The jiijin t fi i's'.
were the principal attraction. After bc-
around at a rapid rate for a
ti$ minutes, a man can b-come as essen
tially drunk and quite a.i sick ns'an'y rjuan
tity oflimirrr t-o'it'ld mrke hint U lite same
1T7 A communication, descr-ive f.'f
r'ur borough and its beautiful scenery, with
accompanying reflections, appeared in our
piper last Week, which exhibits in the wri
ter, talents of no ordinary character', It
was wiittcn' by a young laldy of this place,
auil1 had we been at home,- we should have
noticed it at the time.'
OIF" D'Aruiiixes History of thi: Rkkoi:.
mation; We have received a number ol
copies of this great work, elegantly bound
I volumes in 2 and handsomely illustrated
with 18 plates:
CdNvictio.N . of Langfeldt.' We
learn from the Philadelphia papers, that
the jury in the case of Charles Langfcldt,
.,. u'-' :.i jL. l i- i .k
Hoviiijj ureu oui uciiDeraiiug aooui ru
,teen hours, returned into the Court of Oyer
and Terminer, yesterday morning, at i
o'clotk, and rendered a verdict of guilty of
the murder pf Mrs. Catharine Rademacher,
in the Fint Dtgrit:
MINE II ILL RAIL ROAD EXTEXSIOX.
We were pleased to learn a few weeks
since, that the Mine Mill Rail Road Co.,
had procured the services of Solomon W.
Roberts Esq., to survey and locate the ex
tension of Iheir road, from its. present ter
mination, at Coal Castle, to'Shambkih. .The
company have been fortunate in obtaining
the services of Mr. Roberts, 4who ranks
high, not only as an Engineer, but as a man,
whose opinions have grat 'weig'ht among
the capitalists and'others'favorable to Trfiis
improve'lherft. We mVt'v!th Mr. RobV-rts
at Philsldifphia-nbcnit' ten tlrys since, "wHo
iiifSimed Iw' fliat' he'W'ns !nfn oiganizingp
corps, whil'lrwould b ready in a few days
to commence operat ion's. His object, ' will
bp, to locate a road to accoinmodeli 't'he
coal trade of fh;r!ne coal region, fhrwiigh
which a greater portion of the road will
pass, and make a thoroughfare that will ac
commodate the travel and trade .of the vpl-
ley of the Susquehanna. fr. Koberls is
not, of course, able to five a derided rpin
ion in regard to 'tlie. feasibility 6f Until a
route, butroYn vio'Miglit observid ions' that
he has made, lie thinks' it practicable, hud
if so, he snvs there can be no doubt in regard
to its success mid its value as'a soujee t,f
profit to IheVtockholdei From t'oai Cas
tle, the present termination of 'the J"t1ino
Hil!'roid,to Ashfand'is about twelve miles.
This t(vn, vhicr.i'ha.s but' recently sprung
into existence, - is aheaiiy beginning to as
sume the form iif'i! village, and Judginp; from '
the excellent Coiil veins opened, it bids fair
to become an impoilant business place.
From Cord Castle to the, .summit . of the
Broad Ai. anilaiii, is about 8 or 9 miles.-
'Iho tiescent, on the North side of the
Mountain, "will most ptol'i'ibly be.erti-cled
by an inclined p'ane. After )ass.ing tlie
Broad Mountain, trio rreat difnculties tliiit
supeiyemv bef een the tisfjuejiiiiina and
Schuylkill, will have been pn mounted ami
'it. . i .l . . r .i ' 1 . t -i V " '
uie oaiance oi me loan in tiamouin can im?
i ' .'i ' - . " '.
iiuuie itiiont much trouble. This road is
(lestinetl to become one of tin most impor
tant in the State. The Coal tiade alone
would niake it highly profit iible, indepen
dent of tlie imrr.eirie ttade from (he Susrme
hatina thatt would seek the Philadelphia
ma' kef, Id air' ea onV, ' through this ch.in
C.( r.i; f . Tlioo 'celebrated vocalists,
the Kddvfamilv. rave a concert here o't
c..i I....' ..:.. ' i ..... mm ..." ..
.iiuiiiiiv ei-niiej; i.isi. l licv King ci
well. Tlieii execution was, however, soiii'.'
what deficient in that expression whlcf
the nai-e of the composition tht'V Vifonn
.Salioiial C5Siciiloi, .
1?ai.tiM(');i:' Mav . ISW.
.-.I l (i cIiii-k, on. ioifi'Vl .en uven. ii
met at the Cuivei'salf-I '. lm
-., , .. " - V. . .. . ,
.Judge Brice nf T.-i', - called e tl.e chair.
I andS.uuiK-l Tii-itl of Mo' app ijnle" .. ecretary.
j Alter a prayer I'y 'tV.e Be v. ) heo. Fili. ami
' considerable discm-Him by ll'e i-iembers a
I committee nf ei'ie I'm- "Cli K'ali' was ap-
(rnnied Jo ev imiiie credentials. On motion
ol Air iVaer of l'eiina a ciiiiiniillee of one
j Iioni r.ii i. . li.ie wu apiKiiuted lo .vlect o(li
I r ' . J ' ' . - .if . . ;i
j cers lot It e jri iiiilifit oi'-an.lalioil nt :.:
loineiiliou ; I li" ci ii.ni.llee .:"ti . rep irted
Andrew "J;te- ep.-. .' "i 'f a , I te.-i-leiit, and
o.ie V ice-1 'resi.ent. In, m ea. I .'-late and sun
5.K T 11 1? t C . V I "N I 1 1
k . - l!N
Pam imork. Mav 2X if IS. )
' l he (. on . ciit iii 'met -i nine o'clock Ibis
morning. There was a full attendance nf
detegatt;- -tlie g'i'ei ies of lite ct'iireli len's-dv
crowded w ill! viiei-tators'.
l i . . . . 'i -I
An . l i ice. Cli;iirmaii f' Ii ir.. called the
Coiiveutioii lo order and announced the Hon. !
Audiew S"enson of Va.. as 1'iesident of l!e
t'ii-'-entioii; A'r. Ste'en 'in! before taking '
his f'eal, rein-nei' 'Xhauks for lli-i honor con- j
ferred upon Tim' nth! in the course of liis !
brief adi!ress, dwell upon tlie necessity of j
harmony 'fen-, aiiil Vuinii in the coining elec- j
lion, ii". n ih'ty ifiey :-"im te themselves, their
country and t'ieii (!od j
.'TI-:,. Ih'v' A'r' Vlriv.ier .'r i'V- Pivs'liyteiiaii
d-Mioui!ualii;u, r d iiji a a prayer! j
The thanks of ihe Convention wi re voted
lo Judge Brice, -Chairman pro Ion.
Mr. Cone, of (icnrgia, oll'eied a resolution I
lo Ihe cllecl that each member by retaining
a s-at in the C inventinii pledges himself to
suppirt th'J nominee and lo use nUKnfiKrT-le
menrV tc'iVcrVc tl'efr WiK-'tio''!.'
Mr. 'Vaneey. ol Alabama, thought that thn
resolution would not reach th New Vork
ork delegates when admitted, and moved to
lay the resolution on 1 he table.'
flerconsidem'-lei'er-ate, Alr 'Cono offer
ed a substitute,' reouiring iho decision-
reipiiring iho decision-' c'f
(piest-c'us of Slates, each State lo be allowed
the full electoral vole, wit! out ieaid to the
number of delegate rent by any one Slate.
The substitute of Mr. Cono f a-' debated at
length, and liually adopted.
Oil motion of tha -Massachusetts delega
tion, a resolution was offered lo adopt the
fines governing business of tho Convoiuioii
Mr. Mor.se, f, Louisiana, moved' -1o (-nvit
thn two-third rule
Mr.' Solont'ennf Alabama, wasanvious'tlait
New Vork should vote upon tluscjueslion.'
Mr. Yancey was opposed to deviating from
old usuages. To adhere to them was more
desirable than any reference to New York
whether the Empire State sustained or aban
ikoned the democratic cause. But of the lat
ter contingency he liad no fears. New York
would remain true to democracy. (Great
Mr. Morse thought tiiat, if Iho democratic
rule, as established iu 1841, should throw o
verboard the first men in the oountry, aud
take up some outsider," then farewell to
democracy." (Loud and prolonged cheeiiiig )
Mr. Bowden, of Alabama, spoke enthusias
tically of Mr. Polk's administration, and in
opposition to Mr. Morse's remarks., 11a was
much cheered. ', . , ' .J V,
'Mr. Hamlin, of Maine, favored the two-
third rule, and denounced the term '''outsi
ders." . ;' , .
Mr. Yancey could not ' believe (hut.Ir.
Morse had intended any disrespect lo Mr.
Polk. ... .
Mr. Morse made what was deemed a Bat--
isfactory explanation. j
'" Mr. Thompson, of New Jersey,'. said that
he had no political preferences. ; He knew
no 'outsiders.1' Whoever the Convention
should nominate, .would command the respect
add support of the 'whole democrat ic, party.
tho fWthird rule was a party principle. It
bad worked well. .. ..
Pimding'.Viuher deMe some sounds inili
cvited that the gnlleries'were giving waj!
'A territie-scene ensued. Hundreds of peo
ple were escaping in perilous'hiodes, add hll
below was teri fide' confusion.
Orili-r coiiiif not 1e restored, and n recess
for half an hour was-taken U was found
that no pci son was seriously injured. .
!Thc'gl,clf'voro louiid to have given
way in soveial 'places a similar .occurrence
took place at this ( (invention ol 1M.
Ei'lnlnn Ihr nnrnbiirnrrsl.
TllRKB (VrwiCK, I. M.
"ilin Committee on" Credentials met last
niirht iiimiii tlje claim:! of the rival Nifw York
delegate:'. -The Barnburners refused to give
pledges nud retired. ,
The Committo,e thereuji(;u concluded toe
chijde them, and b'lviug only the credentials
of lW.Old Hunker 'delegates, to recommend
tlieir admis: ion to Ate Convention.
It is uncertain when the Commilte will re
. Hai.f-I'ast . Twki.vk O'Ci.ock.
The Convention, ic-assenililed the galle
ries clear of spectators. The ordinary rules
adopted. J'n tue rjnestion of the two-third
" tieneral Howard, of Maryland, desired to
make a report from the Committee on ( Cre
dentials, to the ell'eet that the delegate.; Iioni
New York be permitted to vote thereon
This gave rise to an aiiiiuated .linens' ion.
Air. Aleadiv ol'Vitliiniji. desired lo know
jf Ihe rule he adopted, woollier the delegates
from New York .could not move a reconsider-
itmu Wli'Mi admilleil.
. ... ,
,The CJiaii decided ill i the sitlirmative.
(Jen, liov iud llien ii'ioved to lav Ihe whole
mutter on ' 'tlje ''table, to enable him to repori
I n'sr;'vli"- '"'
two sets of delegates trout
I New Vork,
The Cleik proeee-led to call the Stales.
Peunsvlvaiiia being called, A!r. AlcCand
jess iuiswered -(' ,ArV':lVv''.V-, M''-1'- lil
Jer uud.Alcken.uy.i'.i -iiieu ,th.' vote; but 'Mr.
Mi-l'aniile;,-'. repot l"v, as. ret ciied. ,
Mr. B. F. 1 billet, of Massachusetts" ifere..i
a resolution, giving the single delegate pre
sent from South Carolina, the right to vole,
but forbidding his his casting the Slate's full
vole he vote so far. standing 101 lo 101.
A d"bite arose which ended in laying tic"
resolution on the table.
den. llownrirr tui'-k,,.
a vote of 121 to H".
Th" ipii'sl'iiin tli-Jii rooming upon the tw o-
third rule, it was adopted by a v.ite of 175
aveslo S iioef, us lollows
Mi ssi i nii
. - i
. . e.
1 Aajor:.ly f- i Iwo-lhiid ruh-j 07
( 'vKNli SKSSION.
lwai,', frolu ,1,,. Committee ou Cre-
,tmtM muU. u ri.F., ia ,ho form of rt,slt.
! i(ms ,t.t,lnriM1, tiiat the comuiitleo had re-
I f.,si.,l tneu 1ricuisi on threo rmeslin-is .11.
j vidimjlh'o two New Yoik dele-'ations, until
...... - '
both' sets had given pleilges to support the
nominees of Ihe Convention.' He read a state
ment from the Harubumers. declining to make
pledges, as it wasuu injurious icllcctioii upon
(fen. rlmviird al'si read a statement fioni
the Old Hunker delegates asserting t,:'eir
right to seals, 'aeconiafiie'd with a pledge to
support tl.e nominees of the'Couveiilion.
The Coiiiuiiye rejwrled in favor of admit
ting the Old Htiukeis to seats iit the Conven
tion. It was suggested thai both sets of delegates
should be heard.
Mr. Cambreleng, on the part of the barn
burners, saidtluil they had not presented
their credentials to the Committee, bee-.mse
it was understood they had determined not
to act upon the issue -Between' ifiem.' He
was ready to submit the credentials to the
Convention. .-,.-. -;
Governor Toucey, of Connecticut, spoke
gainst aaking ploilges from these delegate
the Committee refusing o investigate the
Barnburners credentials mail so pledged. He
considered it uujual, uo other delegates hav.
ing been compelled to do so. h was due to
the delegates themselves, nml to the demo
cracy of New York, .lliat tho whole tilhur
should be investigated Ho theroforc moved
1 . i. ii. l i
ia recommu mo jeporr. r
:Mr. JCayley. of Virginia, said that t)ie com-
mittee'w.ere, anptious that the two, delegations
should settle their differences.' The commit-
tee had not seen ihe Barnburners' creden
tial)). He thought that the, the conventions
should act on 'tho'nuesliou at once, as sever
al delegates were anxious to put an end to
The previous question was called amid
much confusion, and a desire was generally
expressed to hoar the New York dijlegates.
The previous question on committees re
port was negatived-
Mr. Yancey csonteildi'd warmly in favor of
hearing both sides.
Mr. Foreman, of Georgia, made a pjtsnuu
allusion to Mr. ancrv, and amid-t great con-'
fusion was prevailed upon lo take h in' scut.
Mr. Kedirgetyof" V irginia,- spoke w it h much
.warmth against the refusal on the pait of lie'
Barnburners' lo give plod-res.
Mr. IJriuht, of Indiana, moved to lay the
w hole matter on Ihe table. , "
Mr. Dickinson, of .New York, commenced
speaking, when Mr. Butler, of Ma-nchusetts
doubtiijg his right ,80 to ii as one of the
disputttd ilelegaU-s, lie was slopped.
Air. Blight's motion, to lay the whole mat
ter on the table, liually prevailed.
A resolution was then adopted, allowing
both sets of deli-jiles from New York to be
heard in Convention. ;,
At seven o'clock, the Coitvenli' a adjourn
ed lo meet to-motnnv, tit irtnntr, iit 'nine o'
' TH!!II DAY Of Till: tllM KMION.
Br.nMoitr., 'May 21, i'?.
Air. Bongs of X. Carolina, submitted a pl
umbic and resolution, to the cllcct
That both sets of delegates be admitted to
seals in Ibis Convention, and both be entitled
lo vote on all ipicstious, nt the wih of the
mover. . . . ; i
The order of the d.iv w as calied 'aml Air
lioirirs prcamMc and resolutu u were laid on
f:i tat le: for Ihe 'present.
Viy vas on -the resolution to
,aliuv.- two fu n. fuel. ( f li e oni oshiir New
ork Delegations to lie Heard lielore uie l on-
; volition in defence of their respective clai
: each speech lo be limited to one hour,
I The resolution '( avhig 1 eei) ii ldrteV
Senator I ickinson, on behalf of ihe ;-().
1, linkers, ascended llie plaltoim and open
' ei! lie d isem-sino. lie eoinnieliced livadver
lingto the tiecessilv and utilit yof strtel part
oi iiiizalion, and asserted that Ihe delegation
j Vt lt: 'A Inch he was associaled rcpriisi tited
j the regularly organized D mocmcy of New-
York. They had been charged with degra
ding themselves bv submitting to a test in
Ihe extraction nf a plod-re Vf lore their par
ticular claims w:ere aete'd tpwiiibut he would
1 1 i 1
lo (hni i a,t all iiei.notral j mighf even be so
ih'-rii('eii, by submitling to mi h test (. It was
Ieiniic.atic and con tit tjoiNd to exact "fc-'ch
pledges, and all Jiemoi lalic i 1 1 - eon t;t(i'.!ori
al usage and precedent were in favor of the
course I hey had pursued.
The allotted hour expired, when lb" speak
er had not concluded his argument. He was
r. J . 0. . Ninth- til aiLiocac, .,1 il... ll -iki-
: meror "B.iiid'iiniei ' deie" Ucs. lie asserteil
lliat the first cause of divivon in ihe jvirtv
was I tin cllcct ol tlie lluiikcis to secure and
j retain all thn nllices at Ihe expen'-'e and lo
! the deti imenl.of the credit of the State
Those with whom he was politically associa
ted had burned the barn to drive these rats
from ihe public giauan, iu)l hence their
ni'ii:-'. "11 .-; Uiuikers hnnkered after olliee.
and hence leeir ii.uue. , ,
, , Air. S. net nlludeu to, the. remaiK of Air.
X'iekinsoii, Ih it he.coiisideied it no degrada
liou to submit lo I ho. test exacted from iheni
by the Coimuiltee on Credenlals ; he(Mr.S.)
douliti-d if Air. D. had sullicient moral sens
to discern what the degradation was. (Hisses
Air. Poster followed ou behalf of the '1 huik
ers," and was replied lo by Preston Jk'ing.
Preston -King avowed f Vl-iinselfamt'tliose
he represented, thai they were iiucnniprc.mi
singly opp-iseil lo tl.o extention of slavivy iu
new stales nud iii territory 'hereafter, to jo
ae-piired. The Pemocracy of Ohio had by
solemn resolution occupied Ihe same. ground,
and if they (lite "Bariiburui-rsj') were exclu
ded fni.-ii the Conveiitieii on .tiiat ground a
lone. tlieu- would be an enil of Hie D.-mo-Cjalie
jiarly, it, w-ouM f;o ilisUinded. The
Dcuiociacy i f ew Voik w 9: id never submit
lliat the party should be made Ihe carrier of
slavery throughout ihe land. The Wilmnt
proviso was taken from the far famed ordi
nance of lie- D.-moeratio faith Democracy
was the samo when il was first w ritten and
in IS 17 and that Proviso must aud shall be
sus'aiued, whatever may be the decision of
Tl'e'ori'-eutien as to the 'rigfits V-f 'dcle-rutcs
to scuts hen;! . . ,
He repudiated, for iho democracy of New
York, a submission to auv dishonorable tests
of tlieir political faith but they would carry
out thoso political principles long recognized
as genuine to the faith of the democratic par
ly. . ,
Air. Kimr spoke but a few minute's, but his
remarks were the cause" of in tch excitement
iu the Con .cut ion. . , , . j .
After a cm -idem Me discussion by Air. Cam-breli-n'
and otl-crs, an ailjourumciit was car
ried. Iu tho evening, the Convention re-assemble,
and after a warm debate, Mi. Tiiruey ol
Teniiesse renewed iho call for Iho previous
(piestiou (lo admit both sels of delegates)
which was sustained by Iho cloio -vole of
Ayes 126; Noos 123. THis Irhet filial
and tho next vote wilnen the resolution as
amended.' The Convention then adjourned.
'Lieut. Goff, of the Wyoming Artillerists,
son of the late Sheriff and Representative of
Luzerne, has been brutally murdered in Mex
ico by a Cupt. Foster, of a Georgia company.
They had a slight difficulty, w hich was sup
posed to have been settled, but a few days
after iu meeting iu a street in Perote, the de.
ceased was fatally assaulted by slabbing
Foster is to be tried at Puvbki.
Gen Cass nominated
(Icn. Win. (. IJiulcr, for Vice
t'OI RTH DAY OF THECOXVfcSTIO
Baitimorp, May 25, IfttH.
i ; ! j .' '2, o'clock, P. M, ,
The amended reMjhitiou lo admit both set-
ef delegates from New York was carried bj
a vote 130 to 120.
Air. Dickinson one of the Hiuikefdnleaates
from New Ymk rose add neiid.a protest a
gainst the a-hmVsion of tlic.Barnburners.
Mr. Il'iiiiipg.iu oHere l a resoliifS,m i n..
i(l!ecl. that Ihe HnliVer c'elerales were euli-
lieu ic seals- mm (IM (, .. 1 1 , .
, J 1MIJ U1
:..-ton... Air. Canibrcleng oblain..,! l..v..
for the Barnburners to retiro for consultaii 'r
On motion of Air. Titrrr--i.'tomm.i.,.,,-
Hon was read from President Polk, decliuin-r
iK-uig coii-ue-ed a candidate.
in n voiiimtioxh.
A flcj some talking, the motion to noiniii.
ate liually prevailed, when
Air. AlcCaudless, of Peimsj lvaiiia, uomiiia
li'd Jiimes Biich:iuan.
Jiufpe Ellis, nf 'Mississippi, m ,id hiiiti'tl
I e'wis Cass.
Air. Hamlin, of Maine, nominated Levi
A motion was here made for a short
TIIICII AI.I.OTIXO. .
The exi-ili-mejit imy ibecsuimi extreme,
when it beiiime n.ipant that tne next step
would be to ballot for tlie nominations first
Tho President of Iho Convention now an
nounced that a ballot would be taken for a
nominiv for the Presidency.
The Stales being called in order, the vote
stool as follows:
'VI UST BALLOT.
l a s .-
I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ; 1 1 1
Woo, 1 bur v
w hole vote neces.-taiy toa choice, I OS.
I Ii deleirates from Florida excused from
vol in-r. The delegates from New Yoik H"t
vo'imr.J . ', ,
SI'.CONP BALLOT. '
Dallas - ,.3
JXecessary to choice, lot. New York hot
voiiu-.', Florida not votimr.
UiK'li iiiau 4
Worth ' '"''.' 5
Necessary to a choice, lOS. iNew York
not votiiejr. Florida not volliimr
FOCHTII B I I OT l
Cass . nn
Butler ' t
Xeeosary lo a choice lie. ew Voik not
Lnwis Cass having n-eeived 1 7 f (170 r.
iu a two-thii-l vote.) he was declared to' -duly
nominated as iho democratic candidate,
for the Presidency.
,, Asjsnou a tl excitement had iu a mea
i.ro (lii-d away - ,
Mr AlcCaudless, of Pennsylvania, rose and
addressed the Coiiveutioii in an animated
manner. He spoko of the necessity of union
and harmony, aud of the duty of every good
Democrat to forget all past dillerences. . '
The Slates were then called upon in order,'
for the purpose of procuring a unanimous n.,.
At this moment, the New York delegates
returning, Air. James Smith, iu behalf of Ihe,
Barnburners, read a statement, protesting iu
the strongest language against aliciunpromi-.
ses; and ut tho sumo time declining to take,
seals iu the Convention with the Hunkers on
tho ground that they had an exclusive -right
lo the seats iu dispute. .
;, Tending ihe motion to enter the protesl on,
the journal of thn Convention, amotion to
adj-i) in-till 5 o'clock prevailed.
Air. rorcman of Ga., otfered a resolution
stating that the Barnburners had retired, and
askii ig permission lliat (he Hunkers bo jx-r-miitcd
to cast tho electoral vote of the state,
and that the Convention repudiate tho Wil.
mot Proviso. . ,
This crcnte.' ryee'eral confusion; resolution
withdrawn , ...
Mr. Vilas, of Vt., moved lo proceed toelecl(
a Candidate for Vice President of Ihe Puitee
Stales, w hich was agreed lo. ,.
The following uniniuatinru t ie I lien made
Gen W.. O. Butler, of Kentucky ; Gen
tinilman, of Mississippi; Benjamin' C How
ard, of Maryland ; John V. Al; ittou, of ir.
giuia ; -James J .McCoy, of North Carolina;
and W. K. King, of Alabama.
Mr. Howard withdrew his nanjo. ..
Mr. Dickinson, one of the Hunker's, ad
dressed the Convention, while the house re
Miiiiuled with cheers and hisses.
ThS Convention then jweeeih'Ja to ballot
for Vico PrcHkdttct, aud ml iho 'irt ballot,
General Poller, had 1. voles, Gen. Quitman,
75, John Y Alasou 51, Janws J. M'Coy 13,
Wm. R. King 23, Jefferson Davis I.
There being no choice, a second ballot was
onlered, when General, William O. Bitlkk
received a.uuaniirioii vole.
When the result was announced lo the Con
vention, the House resounded wilh cheers.
The Coiiveutioii adjourned until 9 o'clttci!
to-morrow (next) morning
True, Modesty is on this, account tp, beau
tifulj'becouse it announces the wijiremacy
of the.iiiea ol' perfection in tin- mind and
at the same time given truth arid sin crity
the victory over force and vani'v.
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