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WILMINGTON JOURNAL Extra.
Wilmington, N. C, October 30th, 1844. The Prospects Before Us. Not a single Election has taken place since the Baltimore convention, but has hibiied to the country a Democratic tri umph ! The political horizon never pre yed a more pleasing aspect to the friends .i equal lights and equal privileges. Oonery, spoonery, and broken promises down hill with a rapidity which Jlearly shows, that after November next, hey will henceforth repose quietly in that oblivion from which, for the honor of our luutry, they should never have been evo ked. The great Harrison States of 1840, Pennsylvania, Maine, and Georgia, have wheeled into line within the last few weeks. Even in those States which the Whigs have carried, their losses have been so vast ince that era, that not a single doubt re mains on the minds of our friends, but that even THEY will cast their votes for the Democratic candidates. NORTH CAROLINIANS, will you be behindhand on the 4th of November next? If you only will do your duty, even North Carolina will be redeemed. Democrats! Look out for WSIIO FRAUDS! U'e have in our possession a copy of the Whig Electoral Ticket, printed in this I iace, we presume, which bears the fol- inu FRAUDULENT FACE upon it: TRUE REPUBLICAN TICKET. WHIG ELECTORAL CANDIDATES Fu the Presidency & Vice Presidency. 1st District, William W. Cherry. ' 'Zd do. Josiah Collins. 3d do. Robert B. Gilliam. 1th do. William H. Washington. 5th do. Daniel B. Baker. 6th do. Maurice Q. Waddell. ?th do, John Kerr. S(ii tio. Augustin rt. onepnertl. "ihh do. James W. Osborne. "10th do. Jonathan Horton. '11th do. John B ixtcr." Now we do most unhesitatingly pro nounce this iorm of the Federal Ticket as wlo1 ... doppivp trip linnest voters of ilH-UUU J . - - v, i . - " - he Fifth District. We do not know how I r this fraudulent move of the Federal par ty w ill extend, but we take this, the ear liest moment in our power, to warn our lYiemis in the country ot the trap that the tiiin leaders nave lam lor mem. uur will see that the names of Clav and 1 r imghuysen does not appear on the ket at all. Instead of these names, .1 , K- r c. fori ii.r hnmnprirr nf TMnrlli i- . l- .!.. . 'I'lIC 'PDTTf 1 IT" PUBLICAN TICKET" are inserted in i.-tters. This scheme is adopted, we iiv uoi who are its advisers or abettors, villi ; . other object and with no other in 1 1:1 than to deceive the people, on the !:ty Oi election. Since the recent elections have taken lite leaders of the Federal party found out that, in the South, the i.ime of He.vet Clay and defeat go iud in ..ml. They know that his de- hI,i:'I F;" nv snn tutto u ivTunpeTa has iYnlr w . w .vyv, t 1J J iUJ ItHIU'J Siis name odious with the great masses of cur peopie; ana, tnereiore, on me day 01 election, their leaders send forth their I I'ickets without his name. Can it be dos- 1 oIe, that the Federal party in this State ,'iave become in their desperation so insane as to think that the intelligent people of North Carolina wont see into and put the 1 - seal 01 condemnation on their miserable ricks ! DEMOCRATS! we would call upon 011 to take the earliest meansiof exposing i.: c .1 1 xt 1 t.-!, ma new irauu : we wouto cutwn you 0 go to the nnlls enrlv on nprt lW'ni.v' "T'rH----B n.l toll fhn nnoolf in rUin - I . . uape, ail aoout Mis matter tea them hat this is the party whose leaders are eeking their votes for tMffi&tibn' of Henry Clay, the inveterate enemy of the south. Ask them if they can vote with a party which descends to such low and unworthy means to attain its unholy ends ? EXTRAORDINARY DEVELOPMENTS As the fortunes of Federalism become daily more desperate, so does its advocates become more reckless and unscrupulous in their course. We call the attention of our readers to the address of thg Democratic Central Committee, called forth by the in famous SECRET CIRCULAR, put forth by the whig clique'1 in Raleigh. We ask them to read this Circular, and observe the low and base language it adopts, to work upon the minds of the weak and tim rous portion of our voters. We would ask you, fellow-citizens, in what regard you would hold men, occupying the posi tion that the signers of that secret Circu lar do, as the leaders of the Federal party in this State, who would have the effron tery to tell the people of North Carolina that if James K. Polk and George M. Dallas are elected "nothing but revolution can save us"l Ah, Messrs. Hines & Co., you will live to see the day when you, yourselves will be heartily ashamed of your low and unworthy chicanery. WHIGS of North Carolina, we ask you to read this address before you cast your votes; we ask you if you are still willing to act with a party whose head men will descend to such low tricks to prop up a sinking cause. Let ALL lead this secret circular, and accompanying address. Read it Democrats, and PASS IT ABOUT AMONGST YOUR WHIG FRIENDS. From the Raleigh b'tanilard Extra. j 3 q q a 3 f q. iki to .is To the People of TVortli Carolina. Fellow-Citizens: Chance has thrown into our possession, a printed confidential letter or circular, issued from this city, by the Whig Central Committee, since the elections have been held in Pennsylvania and Georgia; hundreds of which, we are informed, have been put in circulation, se cretly ! This circular is marked 44 confi dential," and contains the most unwarrant able charges against the Democratic party of premeditated FRAUDS and DISUN ION, and was intended, as we have rea son to believe, to create a false alarm on the eve of the election, to frighten the tim id from their duty, and arouse in the whig ranks a spirit of bullyism at the polls. The copy we hold, was sent to the Ed itor of the Standard. The person who sent it, states that he is 44 A REFORMED WHIG," but does not give his name, as his note at the foot of the letter will show. It is postmarked 44 Raleigh, 15th October," and addressed to a person, who, as we suppose, being unwilling that his name should be known, has erased it from the superscription, and endorsed the circular to the Editor of the Standard ; prompted, no now making, and will be made, to carry this State for Texas and Disunion. And what acts will not be resorted to, in order to make it effectual? They who have already added to wilful falsehoods and infamous abuse, de liberate forgeries of letters and certificates, will scarce be withheld by scruples of con science, from doing anything, however un principled and profligate, if it shall promise to be serviceable. We should all remember the inexpressibly important matters which depend on the Elec tion of November. We should also remem ber, that no means are provided by the Con stitution for purging the polls of fraudulent voters. If by any means, an apparent major ity is returned for Polk and Dallas, $jE& no thing but revolution can help us even if such apparent majority should be procured by open, gross and demonstrable fraud. Now, then, is the time and the only time, in which we can act for our Country with effect. We, then, impressed with the importance of the occasion, and f&P" with a general over sight of the Whig cause in this State, beg most earnestly to urge upon you immediate meas ures to counteract the efforts of our opponents and secure the vote of the Stata for Clav and Frelinghuysen. To do this, we recommend that some persons of true Whig principles, and of influence in their neighborhood, be at once selected, and pledged to the following duties : First, To attend the polls in their Precinct, and see that every Whig is brought forward to vote. Secondly, To see the people of the Precinct before the day of Election, urging upon them the duty of attending and voting, and gain their promise to do so. Thirdly, To challenge all bad or doubtful votes, and, if possible, prevent frauds. Fourthly, To warn the people against those falsehoods which we may expect to hear on the eve of the Election. These falsehoods will doubtless be gross in kind, and many in number, but they can deceive none who con sider that truth would be made known early, and falsehood only dreads examination. I5y immediate and active adoption of these means alone, can we insure the State for the Whig cause. True, we have a majority of six thousand in the State; but if two or three thousand Whig voters stay away, and Edge coitibe votes a thousand beyond her real strength, and other strong Democratic Coun ties resort to similar means, w hat avails our real majority. The apparent majority will thus, by our neglect and their fraud, be on their side, and when once this happens, the result, however false and fraudulent, cannot be cor rected. We beg your prompt attention to these sug gestions from your brother Whigs of the Cen tral Committee, and are, Very respectfully, RICHARD HINES, Chairman. GEORGE E. BADGER, CHARLES MANLY, JOHN H. BRYAN, HENRY W. MILLER, WESTON R. GALES. And subscribed to the above, is the fol lowing note by the person who sent it to the Editor of the Standard: 44 From such a cause as this good Lord deliver me! Arouse, Americans! and put down the man ! These I find all over my County." What surprise must such a letter create in the bosom of every good man, contain ing as it does, charges so vile and foul, of FACTION, FRAUDS, FORGERIES, TREACHERY and TREASON, against their fellow-citizens secretly circulated n-4l.fi eve of a momentous election fiH- for Texas and disunion,1 and that, too, in the face of two Addresses, lately published by the Democratic Central Committee, which must have been known to this whig organ, not only disavowing all unpatriotic designs against the Union, but solemnly declaring that WE WENT FOR THE UNION, TEXAS OR NO TEXAS; and in the latter of these Addresses, urging on our fellow-citizens the necessity for annex ation, as one of the strongest guaranties for the PRESERVATION of the UNION, and for counteracting the efforts of British and Northern Abolitionists. The manner in which these charges have been prefer red, demands the decided reprobation of all just men the charges themselves, we pronounce FOUL and FALSE; and with our whole souls we hurl them back upon our accusers, with the indignation they merit. Desperate, indeed, must be the cause which requires such means to sustain it ; and desperate must this whig organ have believed it to be. When we advert to the point of time this circular was issued from this City the 15th October, just about the time that sufficient returns of the elec tions in Pennsylvania and Georgia had been received here, to satisfy them that Mr. Clay was defeated, if some extraordinary expedient was not resorted to it shows that the leaders of whiggery are alarmed ; that desperation has seized upon them ; and points to the fatal doom of their idol, Henry Clay, on the 4th of November next. With what grace does this charge of frauds upon the election, come from the organ of a party who gave paternity to the execrable practice of 44 pipelaying" in 1840? and that too, after the fruits of their triumph in that election, secured by such frauds, seemed, as by an avenging power, turned to ashes on their lips ! With what grace charge they upon the Democratic party a design of fraud upon the election, when their own party lately in the Senate of the United States by a strict party vote, refused to fix the Presidential election on the same day throughout the Union ? With what grace can they charge upon us a design against the Union, when all the recognized organs of the Democratic party have indignantly disavowed it; when none but a few hotspurs in South Carolina not the one-thousandth part of the Democratic party have given the least countenance to such an idea; and when their own party are making, at this moment, through such men as Giddings, Adams, Webster, Ew ing, Choate, Seward, Cassius M. Clay and others, the most desperate appeals to the abolitionists, (the worst enemies of the South,) to unite with them in the support of Henry Clay ? What reckless incon sistency do they exhibit, when, in the same ,!nnht to ,lo n hv th rrmvp designed to fill, the public mind of the charges SECRETLY made against Mi alarm-infizmmg the passions 11 r 1 1 .1 nf -neicrhbor against neighbor, and tending insr abandoned whiggery, he has 'shached himself. to a fraternal strife of blood on the day of election! Had this organ of the Whig party of North Carolina, as they style themselves, been satisfied to issue secret circulars to organize their patty for the c lection, we should not have complained ; 19 I ! n m 4 l-s jr 1. 1 r tout tnese secret cnarges agams mo aguiu- tn address vou in reffaxd ttf the approachtn 1?1 ... sSii :.- -P A..i7 fnrcrprip.it. find Tr has long been evident, that the Democra disuniGn, is a STAB IN THE DARK ggery The letter may be seen by any gentleman, on application at the?Office of the Standard. Here it is : confidential. Dear Sir : We feel itTtiyjgjperativeduty c wij-w uu. -.kp a and from a quarter we had supposed too . and very recent events have demonstrated that, a.nq irom a quui w o 1. despairing of succeeding any just and hon- , elevated in society to have lent themselves - est efforts, they are?j-olved to use whatever to such a work. Hence the necessity, in means may seem best to promise success to a jusCe to ourselves, and to our cause, to cause, having, in itself. nothing to attract the J g d j d We are char. regard of good and patriotic men. It is ev.- meet anu pu. uo 44 urthUtntJ dent, that a powerful and united movents . ged with the design " to carry this State breath they charge 44 disunion" upon us, they unblushingly advise, that 4 if by any means, an apparent majority is returned for Polk and Dallas, WT NOTHING BUT REVOLUTION CAN HELP US."jg$ Here we have the spirit of violence overt, bloodshed, revolutions, dan cing in the brains of this very patnotic, 44 law-and-tyder" loving organ of whigge ry, casting itshorrid glare upon a happy and cTJtttemed community ! And by whom, and tor wMt, are the peaceable citizens of North Cafolina threatened with revolution? Why, 44 if by any means" the good peo ple of the State should happen to prefer Gov. Polk, her native son, educated in her schools, and true alike to the South and to the country, to Henry Clay for their Pres ident, then we have the menaced intention of those who profess to be 44 charged with a general oversight of the whig cause irf ihis State,11 to excite a revolution in the government ! If this be not their mean- f:3 i i ikliJ W . .. ?