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R. W. WKAVER, EDITOR. Uloomoburg, Thursday, Sept. 4, 1851. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS.*^ FOR GOVERNOR| WM. BIGLER. FOR CANAL COMMISSIONER, SETH CLOVER. FOR THE SUPREME BENCH. JOHN B. GIBSON) of Cumberland, * ELLIS LEWIS, oj Lancaster, JEREMIAII 8. BLACK) of Somerset, WALTER 11. LOWRIE, of Allegheny, JAMES CAMPBELL, of Philadelphia. FOR REPRESENTATIVE, M. E. JACKSON Esq., of Berwick. ASSOCIATE JUDGES, Tit B. RUPERT of Bloomsburg, STEPHEN BALBV of Cattawissa, FROTHON OTAJI Y, JACOB EYERLY of Bloomsburg. REGISTER & RECORDER. JESSE G. CLARK cf Bloomsburg. TREASURER, SAMUEL CREASY of Mifflin. COMMISSIONER FOR THREE YEARS, ANDREW FREAS of Centre. ■COMMISSIONER FOR ONE YEAR, i ISAIAH JOHN of Cattawissa. AUDITOR, . ROBERT H. ARTHUR cf Bloomsburg. TIIE NOMINATIONS. We give this week, at length, tho pro . cecdings of the Democratic County Con . vention of Monday last, and of tho Repre sentative Conferenco of yesterday, at Catta wissa. We have neither time nor room for many comments, but will hereafter speak of the nominations in detail. The ticket is be fore the people of the county; let it be sup ported from top to bottom with energy and in good faith to the parly and its organiza tion. The men whoso names are upon the ticket deserve support from their position as ■regular nominees, and must alt be triumph antly elected. M. E. Jnckson Esq. This gentleman, who has just been nomi nated for Assembly, will be elected by a ' heavy majority and will be an able and faithful representative of the people. Uo has not pushed himself forward, nor in trigued in any direction or with any interest, and can therefore defy all assaults or cavils with reference to his nomination. He de serves a hearty support, and will receive it. ty The North Branch Democrat wittily announces under the hymenial record tho marriage by the "Sage of Wheatland" of Christopher L Ward Esq., to Hon. David .Wilmot both of Towanda. ty On last Monday several ladies in , Bloomer costume paraded Chestnut street in Philadelphia. They were escorted by gen tlemen, and the boys brought tip the rear. 13" A new Post Office has been estab- , lislied in Luzerne county to be addressed • "Moscow"—Thomas Defew Postmaster. ty The Court of Quarter Session—Judge PARSONS— has decided in the case of the . Pennsylvania Railroad, aflei full argument ( of counsel, that the $2,000,000 of stock held by Philadelphia was not liable to taxation. Texas Election. GALVESTON, Aug 22 —The returns of the ' late election have nearly all been received. Peter H. Bell Democrat, is probably re -elec ted Governor by 1000 majority over all his competitors, and James W. Henderson, Lieut Governor, by 2000 plurality. Richardson Scurry is elected to Congress in the Eastern District, probably, though not certain ; and Volney E. Howard re-elected iu tho Second District by a small majority. ty The inimitable Signor Blitz, it is ex pected, will give an entertaining concert in this town on next Saturday afternoon, and another in the evening. Evorybody except the man who don't tako the papers, has a thousand times heard of tho wonderful ma jician. and everybody and*4tis wife will gtt and see him w Collectors Office Reach Haven, SEPEEMBER 1, 1851. R. VV. Weaver Esq., Dear Sir : The following statement shows v4!ie collections of Canal Tolls at this office. Am't per last report $69,134,39 " Collected in month ending Aug. 34st 1851, 22,030,18 " Since Nov. 30th 1850, $9 1,164,57 " Same limo last year, 74,243,32 Increase over last year, $16,921,25 GEORGE SMITfL Collector. iy Our friendly, sentimental and poetic correspondent "Vitality Jane" must send us her address. iy The Bigler Club will meet in the Court-house in Bloomsburg on next Friday evening at early candle-light OF He that shows his passions, tells his . enemy where In hit him Democratic County Convention. The Democratic delegates of Columbia county convention met in County convention at the court-house in Bloomsburg on Mon day noon, September let 1851, and was cal led to order by Isaac S. Monroe, upon whose motion CHARLES 11. lIESB Esq., Of Mifflin, was chosen President, and AL FRED HOWELL and THOMAS J. MORRIS SecrQtariS^ On motion the following delegates thon presented credentials and took their seats. Beaver. —Christian Shuman, John Shuman. Benton. —Nicholas P. Moore, Richard Stiles. Bloom. —Robert B. Arthur, Thomas J. Mor ris. Briarcrcck. —Mordicai W. Jackson, David Shaffer. Cattawissa. —lsaac S. Monroe, Solomon Helwig. Centre. —John Hill, John Workheiser. Fishingcrcek. —Elias M'Henry, Henry Bit lenbender. Greenwood. —Jacob Evans, Johnson 11. Ikeler. Hemlock. —Jacob Harris, Franklin M'Bride. Jackson. —David Remelly, John Savage. Madison. —Benjamin Wintersteen, John Legget. Maine —Daniel Reinbold, John Nuss. Montour —John G. Quick, Elias Deifrich. Mountpleasant.— William J. Ikeler, Wil liam Howell. Mifflin. —John Keller, Charles H. Huss. Orange —Alfred Howell, John B. kslgar. Roaringcrcek. —Geo. W. Dreisbach, Phil ip Cool. Sugatloaf. —Jacob 11. Fritz, Aaron Lowis. From Roaringcreek there were two sets of delegates—Geo. W. Dreisbach nnd Adam Gable chosen at ono place, and Philip Coot and Daniel Raitig elected at another. Mr. Jackson moved that Messrs Dreisbach and Gable be admitted as delegatos. Mr. Cool mado a statement of his and his colleagues case, and Mr. Dreisbach then presentoil the claims of Mi. Gtble and himself. Mr. Jack son withdrew his motion and proposed that Messrs. Dreisbach and Cool—one delegate from each seat—be entitled to their seals, and this was agreed to by tho convention. On motion, the convention proceeded to nominate a candidate for the legislature. Wm J. lkuler nominated John S. Fullmer of Limestone. C. Shuman nominated M. E. Jackson of Berwick. Rob't B. Arthur nominated John Dcitrich of Alonlour. . Thos. J. Morris nominated William How ell of Mountpleasant, but beforo a vote was taken, at tho request of Mr. Howell widt dtew his name. The vote stood. | Fon FULLMER— Messrs Moore, Stiles, Mot | ris, Monroe, J. H. Ikeler, Evans, Harris, M'Bride, Remelly, Savage, Wintersleen, Legget, Wm. Howoll, W. J. Ikeler, A. How ell, Edgar, Fritz, and Lewis—lB. Fon JACKSON —Messrs C. Shuman, J. Shu man, M. W. Jackson, Shaffer, Workheiser, Hill, M'Honry, Bittenbender, Reinbold, Nuss Keller and Dreisbach—l2. FOR DEITTERICII —Messrs Arthur, Helwig, Deilletich, Quick, Hess and Cool—6. • Neither candidate having a majority of all the votes cast, the convention proceeded to the Second Vote. Foil FOLLMER —Messrs Moore, Stiles, Morris, Arthur, Monroe, J. H. Ikeler, Evans, Harris, M'Bride, Reinelly, Savage, Winter sleen, Legget, Deitlerich, Quick, Wm. How- 1 ell, W. J. Ikeler, A. Howell, Edgar, Fritz, and Lewis—2l. FOR JACKSON —Messrs C. Shuman, J. Shuman, Jackson, Shaffer, Helwig, Workheiser, Hill, M'Henry, Bitlenbender, Reinbold, Nuss, lless, Keller, Dreisbach and Cool—ls. So JOHN S. FOLLMER was declared the choice of the Convon tion for Assembly. Mr. Monroe nominated Peter Boditie as a Representative couferee to meul conferees from Montour. Elias M'Henry moved that Col. Hiram R. Kline be another conferee, and Messrs Bo diite and Kline were agreed to as conferees. Mr. Harris moved to reconsider the rote by which conferees were chosen. After some discussion in which Messrs Jackson and Monroe participated, on motion of Mr. Monroe, the convention proceeded to vote on the question whether there should be confereess or not, with the following re sult. YEAS —Messrs Mooro, Morris, Arthur, C. Shuman, J. Shuman, Jackson, Shatler, Mon roe, Helwig, Hill, Workhoiser, J, 11. Ikeleri Kvans, Harris, M'Bride, Remelly, Savage: Reinbold, Nuss, Quick, VV. Howell, W. J- Ikeler, Hers, Keller, Dreisbach, Cool and Fritz—27. NAYS —Messrs Stiles, M'Henry, Bittenben der, Wialersleeu, Legget, Deitlerich, A. Howell, Edaar and Lewis—9. On motion it was then Resolved, That M. E. Jackson and Levi L. Tate are hereby appointed Judicial Con ferees in connexion with Conferees from Wyoming Luzerne and Montour, to nomi nate a candidate for President Judge of this judicial district. Tho convention then procoeded to nom inate candidates for Associate Judgo. Mr. Monroe moved that tho convention first nominate one Judge on tho south side of the river which was lost. Mr. M'Henry nominated George Mack of Fishingcreek. Mr. Arthur nominated L. B. Rupert of Bloomsburg. Mr. Moore nominated John Kline of Ben ton. Mr. Savage Isaac Dewitt ol Creenwood. Mr. Monroe nominated Stephen Baldy of Cattawissa. Mr. Harris nominated John M'Reynolds of Hemlock. • The name of Mr. M'ReynoMs was with drawn, and the vote stood. FOR RUPERT —Messrs Moore, Stiles, Mor ns, Arthur, Shaffer, Monroe, Helwig, Hill, Werkheiser, J II Ikeler, Evans, Harris, Mc- Brido, Remelly, Savage, Wintersteen, Leg get, Deittericii, Quick, Wm. Howell, Wra J Ikeler, Hess, A Howell anil Lewis—24. FOR BALDY— Messrs Arthur, C Shuman, J Sbuman, Jackson, Monroe, Helwig, Harris, M'Bride, Deitterich, Quick, Reinbold, Nusa, Wm Howell, Hess, Keller, Edgar, Cool and Dreiabach—lB. FOR DEWlTT —Messrs Morris, Hill, Shaf fer, M'Henry, Uillenbender, J. H. lkler, F.vans, Savage, Wintersleen, Legget, Wm J Ikele%A ttoweil, Edgar, Cool, Dreisbacb, Fflßpuid Lewis—lß. Fou MACK —Messrs Jackson, Shaffer, M'- Henry, Bitlenbender, Keller and Remelly-7. Foil DAVIS— -Messrs C Slturnan, J Shuman) Reinbold, Nuss and Workhciser—s. FOB KLlNE —Messrs Moore and Stiles—2. So LEONARD B. RUPERT was declared nominated for one of the Associate Judges. Upon a second voto the result was as fol lows : FOB BALDY— Messrs C Shuman, J Shuman Monroe, Helwig, Werkheiser, Hill, Harris, M'Bride, Reinbold, Nuss, Deitteric'n, Quick, Wm. Howell, Hess, Keller, Dreisbach and Cool—l 7. FOB DEWlTT —Messrs Morris, Arthur, Shaf fer, J H Ikeler, Evans, Remelly, Savage: Wintersleen, Legget, Ikeler, A. Howell, Ed gar and Lewis—l 3. FOR MACK —Messrs Jackson', M'Henry, Bitlenbender, and Fritz—4. Fon KLlNE —Messrs Moore and Stiles—2. There being no choice, the convention proceeded to a third vote which stood— Fon BALDY —Messrs C Shuman, J. Shu man, Jackson, Shaffer, Monroe, Helwig, Werkheiser, Hill, Harris, Mcßride, Reinbold Nuss, Deittcrich, Quick, Wm Howell, Hess, Keller, Dreisbach, and Cool—lo. FOB DEWlTT —Messrs Moore, Stiles, Mor ris, Arthur, M'Henry, Bittenbendcr, J. H. Ikeler, Evans, Remelly, Savage, Legget, Wintersleen, W. J. Ikeler, A. Howell, Edgar Fritz and Lewis—l 7. So STEPHEN BALDY was declared nom inated for Associate Judge. The convention then procodod to nomi nate a candidate for County Treasurer. Mr. Jackson nominated Samuel Creasy of Mifflin. A. Howell nominated Joint Schmick ol Cattawissa. The vote stood— FOR CREASY —Messrs Stiles, Moore, Mor ris, C. Shuman, J Shuman, Jackson, Shaffer, Werkheiser, M'Henry, Bitten bender, Evans, Ikeler, Harris, M'Bride, Wintersleen, Leg get, Ikeler, Keller, Hess, Fritz, and Lewis— -21. FOR ScttsncK—Messrs. Arthur, Monroe, Helwig, Hill, Remelly, Savage, Reinbold) Nuss, Deiltcrick, Quick, W. Howell, A How ell, Edgar, Dreisbach and Cool—ls. So Samuel Creasy was declared nomina ted for County Treasurer. The Convention then proceeded to nomi nate a candidate for Prothonolary. Robt. B. Arthur nominated Jacob Eyerly of Bloomsburg. A. Howell nominated A. W. Kline of Fish ingcreek. The vote stood as follows : Shuman, J. Shuman, Jackson, Shaffer, Mon roe, Holwig, Werkheiser, Hill, J. Harris, M'. Brido, Reinbold, Nuss, Wintersleen, Deilterick, Quick, W. Howell, Wm. J. Ike ler, Hess, Keller, Dreisbach, Cool, Lewis— -25. FOB KLlNE —Messrs. Moore, Stiles, Mc- Honry, Biltlenbendor, J. H. Ikeler, Evans, Remelly, Savage, A. Howoll, Edgar, Fritz— -11. So Jacob Eyerly was declared nominated for Prothonolary. The Convention then proceeded to nomi nate a candidate for Register. Robt. B. Arthur nominated Jesse G. Clark of Bloomsburg. A. Howell nominated Daniel Leo of Bloomsburg. The vole stood : FOR CLARK —Messrs. Morris, Arthur. C. Shuman, J Shuman, Jackson, Shafler, Mon roe, Helwig, Werkheiser, Hill, Harris, Mo- Bride, Reinbold, Nuss, Deilterick, Quick, Wm. Howell, Wm. J. Ikeler, Hess, Dreisbach and C 001—22. FOB LEE —Messrs. Moore, Stiles, McHen ry, Bittenbender, J. H. Ikeler, Evans, Remel ly, Savage. Legget, Wintersteen, A. Howell, Edgar, Fritz and Lewis—l 4. So Jesse G. Clark was declared nominated for Register. Tito Convention tlien proceeded to nomi nate a candidate for County Commissioner to serve three years. Mr. Jackson nominated Andrew Freas of Centre. Mr. Bittenbender nominated Jacob Hagen buch ot Centre. The vole stood— FOR FREAS —Messrs. Morris, Arthur, J. Shuman, Jackson, Shaffer, Monroo, Werk heiser, Hill, Harris, Mcßride, Remelly, Sav age, Nuss, Quick, W. Howell, Wm. Ikeler Hess and Keller—lB. FOR HAOENDUCII —Messrs. Moore, Stiles, C. Shuman, Helwig, Mcllenry, Bittenbender, J. H. Ikeler, Evans, Winlersleer, Legget, Deilterick, lteinbold, Howell, Edgar, Dreis bach, Cool, Fritz and Lewis—lB. There being a tie the convention took an other rote which stood For Andrew Freas 21 votes. For Jacob Hagenbuch 15 votes. So Andrew Froas was declared nominated for Commissioner. Mr. Montoe then moved that Isaiah John of Cattawissa be unanimonsly declared the Democratic nominee lor County Commis sioner, to serve or.e yeat, which was agreed to. The convoution then proceeded to nomi nate a candidate for County Auditor. Wm. Howell of Mountpleasant was nam ed and declined. Isaac S. Monroe of Cattawissa was named and declined. Alfred Howell of Orange was and doclined. Robert B. Arthur of Bloomsburg was nam ed and unanimously nominated. On motion of M- W. Jackson the follow ing persons wore chosen the Democratic Standing Committee for the ensuing year:— Charles H. Dccbler, Emhniicl Lazarus, John Schmick, Frankliu Ivlcßride and David Shaf fer. The following resolutions were then offer ed and adopted : 0 Resolved, That we heartily endorse the nomination of Col. WM. BIGLER, as made by the Reading Democratic State Conven tion, for Governor of Pennsylvania, and that of Gen. SETU CLOVER, for Canal Commis sioner,'and vl give thein our cordial sup port at the cOQltrig General Election. Resolved, That we AV ill yield an unwaver ing support to the nomination of our Judicial Democratic Ticcet, under the banner of Jer emiah S. Black, James Campbell, Ellis Lew is, John B. Gibson, and Walter H. Lowrie. for Judges of the Supreme Court. . Resolved, That with Col. Bigler, our able standnrd bearer in Pennsylvania, we go for the Union and the Constitution, and all the Compromise measures of the last Congress, as the only hope of our political safety and the perpetuation of our glorious National Union. The following report on rules was then presented by the President. To ihc Democratic County Convention. The undersigned appointed at the last County Convention to prepare some rules for the regulation of nominations hereafter, and report tne same to this Convention, do report the following 12 Rules lor your con sideration. They conform in most respects to the usa ges of the party as heretofore existing, and we have endeavored to make them concise and intelligible. A slight change in the time of holding the annual conventions, as contemplated in the first rule, is rendered necessary by the fact that the Court House will hereafter be occu pied by the courts on the first Monday of September and lor some time afterwards. C. R. BUCKALEW, GEO. MACK, FT M BRIDE. RULES. I. The annual County Conventions shall be held at the Court House in Bloomsburg, on the last Monday of August at one P. M.; and the Delegate Elections Bhall be held on the Saturday previous at the places of hold ing the general elections in the several elec tion districts, between the hoursof three and seven o'clock in the afternoon. 11. The Delegate Elections shall be by ballot and each general election district shall be entitled to two delegates. 111. The Delegate Elections shall be held and conducted by n Judge and Clerk, to be selected by the Democrats in atten dance, and the said officers shall keep a list of voters and tally of votes counted, to be sent by them to the convention with their certificate of the result of the election. IV. All cases of disputed seats in Con ventions Bhall be disposed of openly by vote after hearing the respective claimants and their evidence. V. All Delegate must reside in the Dis trict they represent. In case of an absent Delegate he may depute another, if ho fail to do so his colleague in attendance may substitute for him. In other cases the Con vention may fill up the representation from citizens of (he District in attendance. VI. The voting in Conventions shall be open, and any two members may require the yeas and nays on any question pending. VIL Special Conventions may be called, when necessary, by the Standing Commit tee, tire proceeding of which shall conlorm to these rules. VIII. All county nomination!, and all ap. pointments of Conferees and of Delegates to State Conventions, shall be made in Coun ty Convention. IX. The Standing Committee bhall be five in number, one of whom ehaU reside at in county seal, and shall be chosen annual ly in Convention. In case of vacancy the Committee may fill up their number. X. No member of the Legislature shall be chosen by this county as a Delegate to a State Convention during his term of office. XI. In Conventions a majority of all the votes given shall be necessary to a nomina tion, and no persons name shall be peremp torily stricken from the list of candidates un til after the sixth vote, when the lowest name shall be struck off and so on at each suc cessive vote until a nomination is effected. XII. None of these rales shall be altered, or rescinded unless by a vote of two thirds at a regular annual Convention. The above report was, on motion, adopted j and the convention then adjourned. Gcoigc Chambers against the Liberty of the Press. When the State Reform Convention was silting to amend the Constitution, a motion was made to insert an amendment providing that "in all prosecutions for libels, the TRUTH may be given in evidenco to the jury; and if that the matter charged as libellous is TRUE, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted, and the jury shall have the power to determine the law and the fact." Here is a plain principle of justice—a principle absolutely necessary to the suppoit of truth and human liberty—a principle to susfain the liberty ol the Press, that great palladium of the government. And yet George Cham bers, now one of the Whig nominees for Supreme Judge, voted against it!!!— See Jour. Con. 2d vol. p. 476. Tho people will vole against him.— Pennsylvanian. ty The man who first introduced the fanning mill into Scotland was denounced as an Atheist—he was getting up gales of wind whan Providence willed a calm I idr An old bachelor, who edits a paper somewhere in the western country, puta "Melancholy Aooidenls" as a head for mar riages in his paper. LAND WARRANTS. —We learn from the Washington Republican that the whole number of land warrants already issued un der the act of the 28th of September, 1850, is thirty-eight thousand fivo hundred and forty-five, and at that the Clerks in the Pen sion Office are now engaged upon tho ca ses presented from the 25th to tho 30th of December, 1850. Thia is slow work, ten months elapsed, and the work of only two months of that period through with. From the Pennsylvanian. The Abolition Judicial Ticket. That Jessup and Comly are Abolitionists everybody knows. That Coulter is an Abo litionist is manifested from his decision that the owner of a fugitive slave could not main tain an action in any Court of Pennsylvania against the abolitionists who furcibly res cued him from his master. Denying to our southern fellow-citizens all remed) in our Courts for injuries done by our citizens, is as bad as denying them the benefit of our jails. But how is it with Meredith and Cham bers, the two remaining members of the Whig Judicial ticket ? It is enough that Meredith is the especial friend of the aboli tion agitator, Gov. JOHNSTON. But our ob ject is to state a few facts of record to prove the Abolition propensities of Meredith and Chambers. It wtll be remembered that they were, both of them, members of the Con vention to amend our Constitution in 1837-8. On the 20lL January, 1838, a motion was made to amend the Constitution, by provi ding that "the Legislature may at any time after the year 1800, by a law passod at two successive unnual sessions, extended the right of suffrage to such other persons, of whatever color, and upon such conditions, as to them may seem expedient." The yeas and nays being called WILLIAM M. MEREDITH voted in favor of this extraordinary measure to make the Negro a voter equal with the white man, and without the consent of the people. [See Journal of Convention, vol. 2, pa<e 327.] On the same day, a motion was made that allpersonsoj color "shall be entitled !o the rights of suffrage, provided that every such person shall have been for three years a res ident of the election district in which he shall offer to vote, and shall have been seized and possessed for one year next pre ceding said election, of a freehold or the value of two hundred dollars, clear of in cumbrances, and shall have been rated and paid a tax thereon." The yeas and nays being called on agree ing lo this amendment, WILLIAM M. MER EDITH and GEORGE CHAMBERS, the Whig candidtes for Supreme Judges, voted in favor of the amendment, and, of course) in lavor of allowing negroes to vrto at elec" tions equally with whito men. The worst part of this vote is that which requires a free hold qualification of 200 dollars. This shows the aristocratic feelings of these two men. [Jonrnal of Convention, p. 332.] On the next day, anbther motiop was made to allow nesr.rbea to vote, provided they possessed a freehold qualification worth $250. On this motion both MEREDITH & CHAMBERS again voted in favor of negro amalgamation in the elective franchise, and in favor of the freehold qualification of $250. [See Journal of Convention; 333 ] On the someday, n motion was made to allow negroes to vote without the freehold qual i heat ion, provided they could read and writs and understand the contents of common books. On this motion, GEORGE CHAMBERS, voted in the negative —that is. he n wilting that an ignorant negro who could neither read nor write, should amalgamate with the white people in the elective franchise, pro vided he had a freehold wor:h $2OO or $250 But a poor negro who could read and write, aad was enlightened enough to understand semetniug of the nature of our Government, was, in Judge Chambers' opinion, unfit to vote. In his opinion, money, not intelli gence, makes the man ; and money is so important in his estimation, that $250 makes a greasy negro equal at an election to the free and intelligent while man. We go a gainst the Abolition ticket, from beginning to end, and every Democrat will do the samo. From the Mining Register. The Present Money Pressure* WITHIN the last year, the N. York banks have been practising upon the tactics of Ni cholas Riddle and the United States Bank. Under their Banking system the currency has been largely inflated, heavy imports have been encouraged, extensive specula tions were engaged in, anyl when the bank loans had been increased from forty-two to SEVENTY-TWO MILLIONS, the screws wore suddenly turned, and ALI DISCOUNTS REFUSED. The increase of loans in New York city from the closo of 1848 to the close of June, 1851—viz: during thirty months—was thir ty million per month, paid out by the banks more than they received. For the last thirty months the banks have seduously encouraged the creation of obli gations to them, They have discounted nearly $50,000 per day more than was paid into them—that is to say, where they re ceived $1,200,000 they paid out $1,250,000, which involved a larger payment to them at tho er.d of sixty days. Under these cir cumstances, goods have been purchased from notes and sold for other notes with perfect facility.—Values have improved, pri ces advanced, and trade been nominally profitable. All at once, without sufficient reason, the banks suddenly refuse to discount and all the supposed profits of dealers are sacraficed to meet obligations to the banks. The notes which the merchants hold as cash to apply to their obligations became valuless at the mere bidding of a board ol directors. Tho reason given is, that specie is too freely exported, although the institutions hold more than ever. The true motive is however, to compel the merchants to pay higher interest, which has advanced from six per cent, to seven per cent.; and this difference in the interest on the loans makes a difference of two and a half per cent, up on the bark capital, besides (ho profits which the directors and their friends in the secret may make by selling stock short and purchasing goods. E3 f So great was the prejudice against the first burning of coal, that Parliament passed an act prohibiting it, and in the time of Edward I, a man was actually tried, con victed, and executed for using the article, which has new become one of the constit uents of England's greatness Execution of George I'hnronh. This unfortunate youth, condemned to death for the murder of Rachel Sharpies*, suffered the penalty of his bloody crime yesterday at about 2 o'clock P. M., in the priion. yard at West Chester. The same gal lows and the same rope that launched his uncle JaSez Boyd into eternity, were used for the mournful purpose. Many applica tions werjuude to the Sheriff for permis sion to wffness the execution, which of course—and very properly—the law did not allow him to gratify. We learn from the Village Record, that Aaron Sharpless, the father of the murdered girl, visited George in his cell, on. Saturday last. He said in reply to George's request to be forgiven, that it was the duly of all to forgive and forget injuries—that he freely forgave while it was not possible to forget- George was entirely cool and self-possessed Ai ion asked George why he did the deed, and whether he had loaded the gun that morning, with the intention of committing murder. George said that he had no cause; he had never been injured or insulted by her, and that when he left home, he had no intention of shooting her. To anothor per. son, a female friend, he said on the same day, he had loaded the gun that morning expressly for Rachel. George was not much moved by the interview. SCHUYLKILL COUNTY NOMINATIONS. —Tho Democratic Convention of Schuylkill Coun ty, met at Schuylkill Haven on Monday last and nominated the following County Ticket: President Judge —Charles W Hegins. Associate Judges —Strange N. Palmer, Fran cis. Hubley. Assembly —Stephen Ringer, Bernard Reib •y- Prothonotary —John Harlan. Register and Recorder —Lewis Recser. Treasurer —George D. Boyer. Commissioner —George Hartline. Director of the Poor —Wm. B. Kershner. Auditor —Michael Brechbill. John Horn was elocled Senatorial Dele gate, and Michael Weaver, and C. M. Hall, Representative Delegates, to the next State Convention. A Resolution was unanimously passed in favor of Gon. Cass for the' b Preaidency, and the Delegates were instructed to sustain his claims by ail honorable means. The Whig Convention also met at Schuyl kill Haven on the same day, and nominated the following County Ticket: President Judge —Christopher Looser. Associate Judges —Solomon Foster, Israel Reed. Assembly —John S. Struthers, Thomas S. Godfrey. Prothonotary —William Garret. Register and Recorder —John P. Hobart. Treasurer —Charles Dengler. Commissioner —William Sterner. Director of the Poor —George Dreibelbis. Auditor —Abraham Schwenck. NOT ALONE —Parson Brownlow, the fight ing preacher and Whig Editor in Tennesse, says: "Mr. Fillmore or General Scott will be the Whig candidate for the Presidency in 1852, as all can now see. Should Mr. Fill more be the candidate, we will do battle in his cause to the very best of our humble abilities; should General Scott be the candi date, tee will not support him under any cir cumstances whatever, having NO CONFIDENCE IN THE MAN. THE CITY OF GLASGOW. —We see by the English papers that this noble screw steam ship left Liverpool for Philadelphia on the 13th inst., with the whole unprecedented number of 224 passengers, some of whom were glad to pay full cabin fare for the priv ilege of making up their beds on the floor. Besides the übove, this ship brings out a very valuable cargo of dry goods. This shows well for the success of the Philadel. phia steamship enterprise. TIIE HILLOTYFE, or the Daguerreotype in colors, invented by Mr. L. L. Ilill, is an nounced by the Daguerreoan Journal to have been so far perfected that the pictures will be exhibited in September. It is the invent or's purpose to select a committee of gentle men to examine them, who shall make a report to (he world. The modo by which he proposes to dispose of his discovery has not yet been made public. A CARDINAL TOR PHILADELPHIA. —In our foreign news it is stated that the Pope is a bout to make some new cardinals, among which is the "Archbishop of Philadelphia." This evidently refers to Dr. KENDRICK, the learned Roman Catholic Bishop of Philadel phia, who is probably as well entitled to the dignity as any of his brother bishops in this country. Clinton Connty. The Democrats oi Clinton county have formed the following ticket:— For President Judge —Robert Fleming of Lycoming. Associate Judges —George Harvey, David Allen. Sheriff —John Stover. For Treasurer —Levi Conser. Commissioner —William Meyers. Auditor —John Ekel. A GIRL WHO WORKED IN A UU IN TING OF FICE.—A Cincinnati paper states that three years ago a poor orphan girl applied and was admitted to set tjpe lor that paper. She worked two years, during which lime she earned, besidos her board, about $2OO, and, availing herself of the facilities which the printing office offered, acquired a good edu cation. She is now an associate editress of a popular paper, and is engaged to be mar ried to one of the smartest lawyers in Ohio. tMr The Piltston coal trade Ike past few days, the Gazette says, has been quite brisk. The people of tbat section anxiously await the completion of the North Branch Canal Letter Irons Gen. Cttss. The following letter was received and read at the lato Democratic mass meeting at tha Spread Ragle, in Delaware county. We And it published in the Upland Uniort, the editor of which paper, A. McKeever, Esq., was the i presiding officer of the meeting. It pro -1 ceeds from one honored, beloved and confi* ded in by all, and we commend it to the at tentive consideration of every raembei ol the democratic party ; DETROIT, July sth, 1851. GENTLEMEN ■I have received yonr ter, and assure yon it would give me great)* pleasure to accept your mtfiatioii to attend the ratification meeting to be held m Dela ware county, on the 2d oi August next, if i* i was in my power. But other eogagementa will prevent my attendance, and I can only expross the hope that but one spirit trill ani mate every Democrat who may be present, i and that is, a determination to support the usages of the p£ty, by supporting every ; nomination whieh has been made. The ; contest you hava£afore you is an important one. and you mra bo prepared to meet the full strength of our political opponents. If we are united, as we should be, there is no fear of the result, and the victory will be hailed with gratifieation by every Democrat throughout the Union. If thera are any lo cal or personal fedtngs adverse to either of the nominees, these should be saorificed tor higher considerations, and each should la bor within his sphere for the accomplish ment of the good work. I feel oonfidenb that the 4&mocracy of the old Keystone. State will be true to itself in the hour of tri al, and will command the respect and grati tude of their brethren throughout the Union. I am, gentlemen, with great regard, truly yours, LEWIS CASS. Edward J. Lowman and Geo. -Palmer, Esq*. a* ttaaaqaAaaia Montour Nominations. DANVILLE, Sept. Ist 1851. The Democratic convention met today and made the following nominations. Associate Judges. —James C. Sproul, John Shearer. I Commiisioncr. —David Yeager. I Auditor. —Hugh Fulton. , K. H. Baldy and George Mears are chosen representative conferees to meet conferees from Columbia. V. Best and Joseph Dean are chosen Ju dicial conferees to meet others from Colum bia, Luzerne and Wyoming. FOUIt DAYS LATER FROM HAVANA. Gen. Lopez Reported Successful Geo. Enna nail Several other Olficea Kil led. SAVANNAH, Sept. I.—The schooner Mer chant arrived hero to-day from Havana, bringing advices from that city to the 23d August, four days later than the advices by the Empire City, at New Orleans, a The Merchant brings the important intelli gence '.hat Gen. I-opea has been successful in every engagement with the Spanish troops. In the engagement of tho 17th, Gen. Eil na, Commander-in-Chief of the Spanish tor. ces, was killed, with several other officers and a large number of men. The force of General Lopez was from 15- 00 to 2000 strong, and was daily receiving reinforcements. Gon. Lopez was marching, toward Havana. Gen. Enna was buried with great pomp in Havana on the 20th August. Great excitemeut prevailed at Havana, and muck apprehension, was felt. There are now only about 700 troops re maining in the city. Fiom Wllliarasport Sept. 3d.—Lycoming County Democratic nominations- President Judge—J'. N Maynard. Associate Judges—Solomon Btstress and: A. Woodward. Assembly—J. B. Torbort. Prothonotaiy—J M Green. Register and Recorder—J. S Runyaiv. , Treasurer—John Ki isitv Comissioner—N. Blackwell. Auditor—Ellis Michael. J. S. Maxwell was nominated for Treasu rer by a majority of three and declined. To the Independent Electors or Columbia Comity. FELLOW CITIZENS I We propose CHARLES KAIILER Esq., of Bloomsburg as a suitable: person for the office of PROTH ©NOTARY of Columbia county. Ho is competent, and being able to speak both German and Eng lish, we believe him fitted for the office and well deserving it. He has consented to bo a candidate, and will be supported by. MANY VOTERS. T# the Electors of Columbia County* FELLOW CITIZENS:— At the solicitation of my friends I am induced to be a candidate this fall for ASSOCIATE JUDGE of Colum bia county, and respectfully solicit your suff rages. If olected, I will discharge the du ties of that office with fidelity and imparti ality. JOHN COVANHOVEN. Orangeville, August 30th 1851. TO THE INDEPENDENT VOTERS OF CO LUMBIA AND MONTOUR COUNTIES. FELLOW-CITIZENS : Encouraged bv many solicitations to be a candidate this fall for MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATURE, I respectfully solicit your votes for tbat office, and tender you an hon est assurance that, if elected, I -will act with fidelity to the cause of the people. BENJAMIN P. FORTNER. ALEXANDER HUGHES, Of Contre township will be an independent candidate this fall before the people of Co lumbia County for the office of COUNTY COMMISSIONER, and respectfully solioita the suffrages of his fellow citizens. W We are authorised to say that WIL LIAM ROBISON ol Bloomsburg, will be a candidate for Associate JuJge of Columbia county.