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STAR OP THE NORTH.
ft. W. WEAVER, EDITOR. BtoomsbalyT, Thursday Sept. 31, 1851, i ■< " -• '■ DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS. GOVERNOR. WIIiLIAM BI6LEB. SUPREME JUDGE. JEREMIAH H. BLACK. CANAL - COMMISSIONER. HENRY 8. MOTT. CONGRESS. fIEMDRICK B. WRIttHT. ASSEMBLY, JAMES Q. MAIWELL. PROTHONOT*ARY, JACOB EYERLY. REGISTER AND RECORDER, DANIEL LEE. COMMISSIONER WILLIAM J. IKELER. AUDITOR, DAVID YEA6ER. A UUid Word to an Honest Know Nothing, We believe that a majority of youf or ganization enter it with honest motives, and as such are sensible to the arguments ol reason. Some enter il from curiosity, some from a prejudice against foreigners or Catho lics, and some because they are told il is lo be free from all the intrigues and errors of the old parties. These may be honest. But there it a class of men who become mem bers from different motives, end who watch only for such chances to serve themselves by becoming the lenders of a new party. Do yon not see that Native Americanism fell into this trap of the demagogues, and came te be ruled Dy the outcasts of all oth er parties 1 See how even the Temperance party has not been able to keep out these political trimmers, and though Its purposes are high and holy, they have been prostitu ted lo nominate such men as Hamilton and Fletcher. Its honest members are sad and alck at the result, for they, like you, meant to keep clear of the faults of the old par ties. Do you not see that this cry to be honest above all other men is used by the very tricksters who hare been compelled to form s new party because they have been kicked out of both the old ones? Do you not see how your votes are only asked for such men as Jesse C. Clark who have neith er standing nor character in any other psrty, and yet pretend to be Democrat, Whig, ' Know-Nothing or anti Know-Nothing—in ! short, any thing for votes? Do you not see that while such men would ,io-day deceive Democrats by denying tbeir membership ol 1 your order, they will to-morrow be quite as ready lo betray you ? What confidence can you have in a man who runs against the ticket one year, on it the next, and only romea to you for votes after he has canvas red the county for a nomination and been repudiated by another parly to which, for lha sake of office, he first pretended to be long ? What reforms do you expect such men lo 1 introduce into any party to which they may for a day belong ? What strength or charac- 1 ter will they give to any political organiza I lion ? And when such men join your socie- i ty to get your votes, and then deny their l membership to deceive outsiders and gel tbeir votes also, does not your sense of lion- i or and manliness revolt at a trick so dishon- i est ? Is it fit for any place but the bar-room oi the card-table ; and do you not see that ' such things, when exposed, will only make Know-Noibingism a shame and a reproach in the esteem of honest, orderly citiz ens? Supposing you a young man who has en tered the otder from honest curiosity, we respect your honesty, as we would that of an honest Whig or Democrat. But let n show yon that while you are sincere, the leaders of this new party pre hypocritical, and deceive you. Do you not see that their ciy against the "foreigner and Catholic" is a ; trvp and a trick ? Are they not the same men who two years ago tried to blarney ibe . foreigner with honied words about the "rich Irish brogue" ar.d the "eweet German ac cent?'' Are they not the very men who then brought here George Constantine Col lins to flatter and coax for votes those very Catholics whom they now affect lo pro scribe as the most dai gerons of men who should never have a vote ? Do you not aee that all this cry against Catholiee is hollow hearted and ridiculous ? When was one of them a candidate for offiee in your county ? Do you suppose the dozen Catholics of Col umbia county will eat up all the Protestants? Are you afraid the 2,000,000 Catholics of the country will hang and quarter the 22,- 000,000 of other cilizene ? No I it is the pandering of the lowest demagogues to pre judice and sectarian jealousy fur votes. It is a trick ol men who raise the cry of "reform" only aftgr they have been repudiated by other parties, which they would now try to rain as opponents, because they could not rale them as partisan members. You do know that the lodges in this town and Danvitle were tnstitnted by an unprinci pled and recklees political adventurer of Philadelphia, who had become an outcast Irom Democracy, Whiggery, Native Ameri canism and every other ism; having in turn served as a candidate for every faction. You know that by deceit he attempted lo entrap you into an oath lo serve the Native American party, and when your delegates on the Bth of August came to Philadelphia he thought he bed them in hia power, arro. gantly attempted to brow-beat them, and they almost found themselves Native Amer ioans instead of Know-Nothing. You know that only by changing Ibe form of the oath you escaped this trap—this trick so disrepu table that neither of the old parties would have dared play it in opoa daylight. Jk You know that the first man (oy-Qhom a proposition was made the other night )h*>the ledge should vote was a man of this charac ter. And though you and a few others of honest intentions forced back the resolution, yon know thai some of the craftiest mem bers are now canvassing to secure ita adop tion hereafter. ¥ MOKE ItOHIintCKS. •When men are hard ran for truth they wifi indulge in desperate falsehood. When a lawyer has a bad oaae he must still do tbd best be can; and when a politician has been deieeted for ihne offices and in four county conventions, be naturally grows bitter and malicious ; and may easily forget what would be due to professional or personal do cenoy. The falsehood that we opposed the county ticket three years ago haa been re vamped, because it was secretly used to some successful purpose last fall. But ths men wbo beard us address "ticket" meetings that year in company with Bucks lew and ibe regular nominees, Jackson, Ey erly, Fieas and Baldy at Rohraburg, Buck horn and Cattawisaa can see how unfounded is the accusation, and how base and malici ous the motive that prompts the charge. On that occasion, as on many others, wben work bad to be done without pay, we were called on to print the handbills calling the meeting*, and did so, because we never de sert our post in the hour of action. We at tended as many meetings as our business allowed us lo do. The meeting opposed to the ticket we did not stter.d, snd our paper did not approre the proceedings, as its col umns will prove. They •# ere poblished in the Democrat as well as in this paper, not withstanding a guerrilla fast fall falsely re potted in Centre township that Tate did not publish them, but only the "Star." But litis Robrback is like the other stories | used by these guerrillas last fall. According to them we must be a wonderful man, and have managed every political event-that ever nappened in Columbia county. It is like the story told to Mr. Creasy last fall that we had removed the Mifflin poet office, when we never knew of an application for its re moval until Mr. Mcllenry was appointed. It is a piece of the same falsehood that was idd to Mr. Deitterich that we had defeated John Q. Frerra mi his application for a Clerkship at Waaliingion when we never put our band to paper on the subject. Our course has always been independent tnd fearless, and we have been compelled to tread pretty hard upon the toes of the un scrupulous and reckless politicians who care for no convention and no majority—the men who are Whigs, Democrats Know-Nothings or any thing else for office. But we will never like Tate, do the contemptible thing of putting a ticket in one column and fight ing it in the other—of calling ourselves a Democrat and battling for the Whig candi date?—of pretending before the election to support a democratic nomination, (lest our opposition should elect it) and after the elec tion confessing that we did all we could se cretly to belie that open profeaaion, and to defeat the ticket. We have always given a candid,open and consistent support to the principles which from conviction we profess ; and when the interest of our neighbors and our county tvas at stake we have spent our time, labor and money freely for their cause, and stood at our post of duty single-handed and alone wben the timid feared to speak and the cowardly ran away. We have acted from honest convictions of right, without heeding the result to us. We have done a thousand fold more to secure the success and interest of our friends, our pstly and our county than for ourselves ; and though some have requited this friendship with selfish hostility and our favor with base ingratitude, we shall go on in the even tenor our way— fearless and independent. We would rath er have the consciousness of doing our whole duty than all the petty patronage of the men who feed Tate only to use hiin as a tool, and pay him his price while they despise him as being "no Loco-foco to hurt." GT A friend, whom we shonld be eorry to see the shoe pinch, kindly says we are pretty hard upon the Know-Nothings. Not at all, we answer. Il is they who have be gan the attack by attempting to charge *us with falsehood when we said Jesse G. Clark was one ol them. By becoming a public candidate be exposed himself to have this said ol him, and we said il because w: knew it teas true. We generally know what we are about when we discuss the political claims of public candidate*. They allowed him and their organ to impute falsehood 'to us, and we replied by the proof that fastens it upon them in their denial. They attempt ed to practice deceit upon the public by that denial, end we exposed its subterlug* snd ambiguity. We ssid no evil of them for meeting, and if their candidate and organ had no: entered into the arena to accuse os of falsehood they might have mat as long as they choose. But we know how to defeiul ourselves when men who love the darkness rather than the light attack us, and such must not complain il we prove the truth up on them. Jess) may as well confess in si lenoe to his membership, for the evidence is full upon the subject, and il it becomes ne cessary we can show that he was one of the foor who went to Danville to bring the pa pers and instructions to institute the Know • Nothing lodge in this place. We ere better booked up on the subject than if the spirit ual reppeis or a clairvoyant medium report ed their proceedings for us. When we next tell who is their candidate they had muoh better keep their organ in its natural know nothing condition. tW The only thing which the guerillas have been able to find againat Mj. Lea i* that he ran against Clerk three years ego. But they must remember that neither Clark nor ht* friend* had a right to elaitn the sup port of Democrats when be had himself jirst introduced the practice of disorganization three years before. The man who first began to cut the ticket, bad no right to claim the othats should support him whon ha got on iu ' BP" Col. Hotter of the Riston Argus is if ' ter the Know-Nothings with a shirp itlok. ■ He telia when, wbeta they here in* f etituted ttejr lodge*, and who belongs to i each. Like a faithful Democrat and an * honest editor be says the name of no Know- I I Nothing (ball float at the head of ku piper, and should any such man "by hook or by crook" deceive the people and get on be will tee that he comer off the ticket "in less than no time." The operation ef the new Whig machinery i* getting to be pretty well .understood. Lnaerne Coaoty Convention, The Demooratio County Convention nom inated the following ticket : Congress —ljon. H. B. WRIGHT. Representatives. —SAMUEL G. TURNER, BENJAMIN H. THROOP. Recorder. —CHAßLES HAY. , Register — THOMAS COLLINS. Commissioner.—-MATTHIAS BELLAS. ./<nrfiior.—STEPHEN VAUGHN. William Drumkeller and Caleb Bloom, were rho*en Representative delegates. The nomination of Col. Wright was unan imous. Ssmuel P. Collingi and Thomas Irwin are the Congressional Conferees. The conferees fiom the whole district met at Wilksbarre on last Tuesday, anJ the vote was 6 fur Wright and 2 for R. R. Little of Wyoming. iy We are under obligations to Hun. 11. B. WRIGHT, our Representative in Congress, for a copy of the second volume of the 'Ex ploration of the Valley of the Amazon,' and should feel ourselves under renewed obhga- I lions for a copy of the first volume. News J terns. HT The Whig Conferees ol this district met at Berwick on last Thursday and nomi nated the Hon. Henry M. Fuller for Con gress. tW Hiram A. Childs is announced as a volunteer candidate for Prothocotary in Mon tour County. Of Joshua W. Comty, Esq , of Danville hae been nominated aa an Associate Law Judge by the Whigs of Lancaster county, and has excepted the nomination. Of A. Deyo, Esq., has commenced the' publication of a campaign paper at Potla ville to favor the election of W. Dewart to Congress. Hot times in that district. IV In the Leteisburg Chronicle appears a notice as follows i:—"D. K. N. Special—O K 12, 9th—oovttan." It means of course a special melting of the Know Nothings on 'he 15 h at 0 o'clock, the letters "oovuan," designating the place, and the whole is sign ed "fly," meaniing a blow at the cross. Ltr The Democratic county convention at Northumberland have investigated the fraud of adding 100 votes to the returns Irom Mount Carmel, and on finding the charge true, have taken the name of Mr. Reader from the ticket, and placed on it that of Mr. Armstrong. Citerarg Notices. PROGRESS AND PREJUDICE.— New York : De WHt and Davenport.—Price bO cti—ln these, days of lolly and fashion, when every Miss £oiinls her seasons by the authors she has devoured and the millions she has distract ed, it is cheering to take op a book which is not all fiotion, and where pages are not all folly. To convey lessons of sound mor ality, and inculcate ideas ol demesne virtue, through ti.e medium of a novel, truly needs considerable tact and much knowledge of human nature ; but these are reqftirementt that are fully possessed by the author ot "Progress and Prejudice," and right cleverly has she achieved what is very evidently the object she had in view—as for this purpose only would she have introduced snoh char acters as the uncomplaining Lady Meadow es, the affectionate Amy, her daughter, the stern and nnyieluing book worn Edward H.ir good, and his retiring bat ever watchful citi zen. The dramatis persona are of very va ried and somewhat discordant natures, but nil are necessary to the role, and perform the part assigned them with such fidelity In na ture that the wh ole, when blended together, forma a unity of purpose not conceived of by the reader until the denoument results in a volume of the most perfect and flowery character, w ell calculated to elevate the moral (tains of society. THE GOBUN SNOB— Mirth for the Million. —We regret to say, it is feared the "Funny Man," who "imagined and designed" this book will be arrested for producing perma nent distortion of the features and com pound fraction of the jaws—for no one who reads it can hope to escape. The "progress of mirth is onward," from the gentle smile at the beginning, the immoderate laugh at the middle, till we reach the climax ol strong convulsions at the last. The man who "can't get anything done," the man who baa "been done," and the man "who haa nothing to do," must certainly invest in the "Goblin Snob"—the funniest book of the season. It will be the great bonk of fun for the young pen pie. Henry L. Stephen* ia'the author and illustrator, and Dewitt Si Daven port of New York the publishers. Price SO cents. THE NATIONAL MONITOR is a new weekly | publication of decided merit of which we have received the first number. 1: is edited by Addison Famsworth. who was 'or five years an editor of the New York Dutchman, and published by R. Harper & Co. It com mences ila existence with a circulation of 10,000 copies, and has every sign of beoom ing the great family newspaper of America. Tha form in which it eomea is vary accept able—a large quarto of sixteal! pages, well adapted for filing or binding. Terms $3 a , year, or two copies lor 85. a GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK fnr October is re i. caived, and wilt be read by the ladies with interest and instruction. Snch pretty little • articles a* The Servant Question, Mrs. Daf- II fodil at the Theatre, The Lady Doctor, Oc -9 lagonal Country Seat of O. S. Fowler on a lbs Hudson, am certainly very readable, and a the many receipts will be valuable (ot the L ladies. The work is improving. Corretpondtnct of the Star. I FROM PHILADELPHIA. PHLADSLPHU, Sept. 18th 18M Tha Prohibitory Liquor Law Convention whioh met last week in Franklin Hall pre sented a sad speetacle, and came to a sorry conclusion. Erery good citizen and honest tempeiA.a US. will regret the result, for it will irifrre the cause of prohibition more than all the liquor-sellers conld have done. The cause of jtohibhion is 6,000 votes wea ker in Philadelphia thai: it was before this mortifying picture wae presented, and the moral effect will injure the cause of many thousand votes in the State if it is not prompt ly repudiated and disavowed. The candi dates for Senator before the convention were N. B. Brown, Democrat; \V. Moran, Whig; and Samuel G. Hamilton, Native. All of them pledged themselves to vote for a pro hibitory liquor law, and the characters of Brown and Moran were fair as to morals and tempaisnoe. But Hamilton was a man open ly charged with coriuption intemperance and immorality too gross and sensual to be fit for publication. The Mayor's docket records proof of his character. And yet this is the man whom the Kr.ow Nothings or Native Americana have taken as a candidate, and . whom the Prohibitory Convention has nom inated, though against the protest of alt its best and honasi members. Ila sestiqmwaa very stormy and violent. Mr. GrahNM in his most gentlemanly man ner tried to quiet and cool the raging ele ments. Mr. Ziegenfuss said openly he was "utterly astonished at what he had seen. He had attended conventions where they drank rum, but never had seen auoh behaviour a* in this one." Order was then adiltle resto red. Mr. Whitehead said he was opposed to t lie temperance men making cat's paws of themselves for the benefit of political par ties. Mr. T. VV. Price said one of the noisiest delegates had offered to vote fur a certain candidal# providing andther delegate would vole for him for a delegate to a State Con vention having no sympathy with the Pro hibitory Convention. Mr. Moran was nev er (he said) seriously contemplated asa can didate for the approaching election. It was intended that Hamilton should supplant him ' at the election. He, (Mr. P.) had always been indeotifieii with the Whig party, and always hoped to oootinue a Whig, but in this c onteal he would cast bis vote for N. B. Brown, although a democm t, in preference to Samuel G. Hamilton, the Native American candidate, and who is to oe on the Whig Union ticket. He would do so because Mr. Brown is a sound prohibitory temperance man, and Hamihion a bogus concern. He appealed to the so called religious and con scieniinu* members to candidly consider be tween the two candidates. He admonished the friends of Hamilton not to touch upon the question of antecedents, or they wonld have an exposure of their candidate made that they little dreamed af. The rest of the doings I wdl clip fiom the Ledger. Mr Speakman said he had always been a Whig, but could not so far lorget his at tachment to the ptinciples*of prohibition as id*go again* nomination ot Mr. Browne for Senator. He considered the Convention would do wrong if they done otherwise.— Mr. Browne, be said, had ever been a warm friend of the cause, was an unexceptiona ble candidate, and such as is rarely offered for the suffrages of any party. He spoke of a long acquaintance with Mr. Browr.e, and knew him to be a high-minded, moral, 0 uiaoientious and educated man, eminently qualified for the position, and snch if eleo ted, would be a credit to - Philadelphia and an honor to any Convention that might no minate him. Mr. McGlue said that he believed the Democratic nominee to be a man of ability, integrity, and strict morality. He believed him to be the strongest man for the parties, but did not think he is the strongest man for this Convention :o carry the measure of prohibition. Me doubted whether, if Mr. Browne-was nominated he could carry his party with him, but it Mr. Hamilton is no minated, he oan carry the Whigs and Na tives. The vole was then taken on the nomina tion for Senator, when Samuel G. Hamilton received 46 votes, N. B. Browne 32, and William Moran 4. Mr. Hamilton, having received a majority of the votes cast, was declared duly nomi nated. A motion was made to make the nomina tion unanimous. This oreated the greatest excitement throughout the Convention, and a dozen or more members endeavored to get the floor. Mr J. Linnard—We cannot'stand that op. oration. Mr. T. W. Price—l call the yeas and nays on the motion. Let us know who will swat low Hamilton and his character. We don't want boys to Control this Convention whom 1 have seen drunk within three weeks. Rev. P. Coombs, in a very axoited man nar, advanced towards the President, and said—Mr. President, 1 want you to put this men (Price ) out. He comes here to impugn out motives, and haa made a charge of del egates being drank. 1 hope he will be put out. Mr. Price—l defy the member to a trial. I am responsible for that and for every oth er thing I may do here or elsewbare. Mr. D. -Stmnmetz asked the mover to withdraw the motion. The President—The original mover with draws it. A member—Then I renew it. Mr. Steinmelz—l call on the second mo ver to withdraw it. How will it appear out side if the motion is made and rejected.— You canaot compel us to vols for Hamilton, nor w|ll WQ do jt. Mr. J. _M. Linnard was heartily opposed the nominee for Senator, and could not, nor would not support him. Ir they want to hear tha antecedents of Mr. Hamilton, ha •aid ha did no'- He thought they had act ed wrong, and for one be would not suffer bis name to go forth endorsing such t mom ioee aa Samuel G. Hamilton. Rev. Mr. Rood said, emphatically, ha could not endorse the nomination for Sena tor, not could he sea how any other dele- gate, Democrat, Whig or Native, could pre sume to do so. The character of Mr. Ham ilton, he said, ia very bad—eo bad no tem perance man, in his estimation, could sup port him. In bis possession, he said, he I had documents to pro*e Hamilton's insin cerity to the cause of prohibition, and a mong other charges that could be made end substantiated by the records, was one that ought to- make every repeotable man; whether in faver of or opposed to prohibi tion, blush. [Here the delegate indulged in seme very personal remarks which we think objectionable to appear tba Ledger's report.] tie said tbat b# wonld not vote lor him, bet would vole against him, and he hoped ev ery respectable man would do the same. Mr. McGlue and others called for the rea ding of the record, which was done after Mr. Rood remarked he was ashamed to read it. Mr. Ward—l am sorry our friend ia so badly wounded. A Member—l believe the statement to be a lie. Another Member—lt is a lie. A motion was made to adjourn until 3 o'- clock which was agreed to, and the mem bers retired. The Convention reassembled at 3 o 'clock, when the letters Irom the several candidates for Assembly were read. Mr. Beakman moved the nomination of Mr. Hamilton be revoked. Not agreed to. Mr. Rood presented the following protest against the action of (be majority of this Convention in putting in nomination for the State Senate, Samuel G. Hamilton, Esq., for the following reasons : Ist. We have satisfactory and convincing proof that Mr. Hamilton is uot a trustworthy reliable temperance man. 2d. We bel ieve the defeat with a candi date of known acknowledged tempeiance principles, is better tban success with ore who bas been tried and been found to lack the firmness to resist the temptation* of the intoxicating cap. 3J. We protest against the action of the Convention, because candidates of known and acknowledged temperance habits and principles, were thrust aside to make room for one whom his best friends will not af firm to be of tbia character. 4ih. We protest against the nomination of Mr. Hamilton, Because charges seriously affecting his moral character have long since been pablicly made, and are a matter of public record, and have not been attempted to be disproved. Sth. We protest especially against the no mination of Mr. Hamilton, because a great principle vital to the success and triumph of our cause is assailed, to wit, tbat exam ple is not indispensable to the successful ad vocacy of temperance principles. A. Rood, Charles Robb, John Ziegenfuss, H. Hawkins, Thomas H. Speakman, Thom as IV. Price, Amos Ellis, Joel Reeves, J. M. Linnard, Thomas Wailson. William S. Er win, James Bryan: M. D., Daniel Fuller, J. J. Uriffiidi; Thomas Mair, James Mair, John Brill, Arthur M. Burton, James irviu, and J. T. Biles." Mr. Coombs moved that the protest be referred to a commilte. Tiiis prevailed, and Messrs. Coombs, Geo. R. Graham, and Dr. Sieinmetz were appointed. Tho Convention adjourned to meet on Monday next. FROM A CATHOLIC. Mr DEAB SIR : Though a stranger to yon, and yon to me, except as 1 have learned your character from your friends here, I must thank you most sincerely for your no ble and fearless stand in yonr paper for oiv il end religious liberty. The slogan of "Freedom" has brought the oppressed toils men of Europe here ; and they ask only a cot for a home, and a chance to earn an honest living by tbe sweat of their brow. They seek not to subsist in luxury by thai r wits or by speculation upon the hard earn ings of others. Many are unlearned, ex cept in the promptings of an honest mind, and the experience of tbe oppressed, and all •re so unused to the manners, customs and arts of the lard as to oe incapable of plots, stratagems and conspiracies, if even they were not tbe roost faithful of citizens. Bat tbey ask only to not be prejudged before they have committed crime. Even the des potism from which we have fled dares not condemn belore the sot it calls criminal baa been done, and no tyrant of the old world haa yet so far outraged humanity, religion and God u to bum tbe churches of our faith. True, io the days when the religion of the state was a political one, it partook of the bigotry and proscription of politics, end '.hose who were in office persecuted those who were out, but Protestants under Eliza beth were as intolerant as Catholics under Mary. Persecution with bitterness was a characteristic of the age and not of any creed —it was the fault of unregulated hu man nature and not of any churoh, or else all religion profeaped at that day most be erroneous. There lias perhap* never been more intolerant bigotry than that whioh burnt witehes in New England, and yet the followers of the ohnrehes of those dsys are not to be held responsible to this generation. It is false that tbe Catholic churoh as snch enters the political arena. As Christians its members are instructed in God's religion of humanity and brotherhood, and to treat all men with fraternal kindness. We know of no oath more solemn or binding than that of fidelity when we adopt republican America aa our country. Our countrymen, our pa rents, brethren and children are here, and wa have nothing to look for but their happi ness and oots, in the prosperity of tha re public. and the perpetuity of its institutions. This must be the natural feeling of every man whom by its laws it makes an indepen dent citizen among ita people. If we are treated as such, our children will grow op with grateful recollections ; and only a spirit of intolerance and bigotry can ever make them remember that they have any feature of character distinct from tba mass of the * million. I have been told by Know-Noihings that they hava NO "hard feeling" toward Irish- men, and are or.ly oppoiedto the "Dutch"— any German neighbor if told that only tba Irifh are to be proscribed—Catholic* are told that only foreigner* are to be pot down, and foreign Protestant* that the opposition it only to Catholic*. And then at the and. all of as ale informed ibtt no barm it meaat to us, bat that the poaition i* a necessary one ''to put down tke Into Fotos." Bat though I was once a Whig, I do not thank these men lor making me and my religion a loot stool to step into office. It it but very poor comfort to be told by the*e conspirators that they are not tit earnest while they wage a fierce crusade against my birth and religion, and do *3l they can to enrage the sentiment of the people against me. If lam to be held np lot public condemnation, those who excite the crv against me may as well be tn earnest. The result to me ie too serious to be a jest; and the dishonesty of the t tick too revolting to please a conscientious man. The ptactioe is as bad as the profession; for if these Know-Nothings could, by their un holy cry against their brethren's birth or creed, eleot their candidates, these officers would be bound, like Conrad, to practice the profession consistently, and to degrade and disfranchise me, my countrymen, my father, my brethren and my children. Potlsville, September 16111, 1854. Pollock's Opinion of Jackson- Shortly afier Gen. Jackson vetoed the U. S. Bank, Mr. Pollock gave the public the benefit of his opinion upon the bank, as well as upon Gen. Jackson and the demo cratic party generally, by a toast, at Milton, on the 4-h of July, a- follows: "BR JAMES POLI^CX. —The minority in the house of representatives of the Uii'ted Slates, distinguished alike for their talents and patriotism, they resisted, with heroic firmness, the dingerous and alarming at tack ol an INFATUATED EXECUTIVE upon the constitution and laws; and although a minority, dared to defend the rights of the people against a COALESCED MAJORIOY, whose only rule of action is the will of their MASTER This man, who called the old hero, who never met an enemy but to conquer him, an "infatuated executive," now asks the people of Pennsylvania to make him governor'. This is "American pride and feelidg !" THE Know-Nolhings have descended from mighty bad stock. Some of the papers name the notorious rascal Ned Buntline, as the originator, but according to the -fib chap ter, Bih and 9th verses of Genesis, they can claim Cain as as the founder of this glori ous institution. "And Cain talked with Able his brother, and it came to pass, when thhy were in the field, that Cain roae up against Able Ilia lyrolhcr and slew him. And the Lord said nnto Cain, where is Able thy brother ? And he said I KNOW NOT."— Emlon Argus. Luzerne Whig Ticket- Congress— H. M. Fuller, of Wilkes Bar re. Representatives —G. W. Palmer, ofWilkes barre, and Ira Tripp, of Providence. Regieter —F,. B. Harvey, of Wilkes-barre. Recorder —A. C. Church, ol Kingston. Commissioner— Silas Dodson, of Hunting ton. Audi/or —Asa Cook, of Lehman. QUESTION ron THE Wtttos.—Let every Whig, whose father, uncle, brother, or friend, was bom in a foreign country, ask himself this question before committing himself to vote the Whig ticket this fall: "How can 1 vote for men who ate sworn to disfranchise my father, my unole, my brother, and some of the best and dearest friends I have?" A KNOW.NOTIHNG IN TROUBLE. —The no torious "Ned Buntline," the founder of the Know-Nothing party, has recently been ar rested for bigamy. Couldn't some of his disciples hereabouts help him a little ! HP" STRANGER, permit me to ask you where you procured that suit of clothes yon have on 1 Why, at the best, cheapest, and altogether the most respectable establish ment of its kind that I have ever had the fe licity of visiting, namely, ROCEHILL & WIL SON'S cheap and fashionable clothing store, No. 11l Chestnut street, corner of Franklin Plaoe, Philadelphia. 4t HENRV'S INVIGORATING CORDIAL.- The met its of this purely vegetable extract for lha removal and cure Ol physical prostration, genital debility, nervous affection*, &c., &c., are fully described in another column of this paper, to which the reader is referred. 92 per bottle, 3 bottles for 35 ; six bottles for $8 ; 316 per dozen. OTObserve the marks of the genuine. Prepared only by S. E. Cohen, No. 3 Frank lin Row, Vine Si., below Eighth Philadelphia' Pa., to whom all orders must he addressed. For. Sale by all the respeotable Druggists and Merchants throughout the country. T. W. DVOTT T SONS, No. 132 North 2nd St., Philadelphia, Sale Agents for Pennsyl vania Holloway's Ointment and Pills, Effectual Remedies far Ulcerated S ore Legs. —Extract of a letter from Mr. Mackenzie, of Induatty, Montego Bay, Jamaica, dated Sept. 25, 1851, to Mr. Melboda, agent for that district:— Dear Sir, you may, no doubt, be surprised at the numerous calls I make upon you for Hollo way'a Pills and Ointment. It ia not to cure any ills of my own that I use them, but to alleviate rhe sufferings of the poor about me. 1 have by their means jast eauaed a dreadfully ulceratad leg to bo cured, and I have another case in hand, which has been bad for twenty-four years, and from former experience 1 expect that it will be; healed al so. HP CHEMISTS tell us that a man is 45 pounds of carbon and nitrogen, diffused through hi pails of water. But these queer materials, when fashioned iu the human shape divine make a very handsome figure, especially when dressed in a full suit from Uookhill St Wilson's cheap and fashionable store No. ILL Chestnut street, corner of Franklin Place, Philadelphia. X3t Thia Paper ia filed, and mar be seen free of charge, at HOLLO-WAY'S PILL AND OINTMENT ESTABLISHMENT, 244, STEAND, LONDON, where advertisements and Subscrip tions will be received for this periodical. SAatofeaa a On lha 12ih inst., by the Ker. Win. J- Eyer, Mr. JOHN BEBITKLD, of Valley town ship, to Mite C ATUABTN* CSBMLET, of West Hemlock. On the 14 h mat., by the same, Mr. Sin- THEN GEASHBAET, of Beaver Valley, to Mia* LYDU MILLER, of Main township. At the boose of Mr. Jacob Hill, in Cen tre township, Columbia county, on the 2d int., by Rev, T. H. Newton, Mr. JOSIAH EDWARD-, of Berwiok to Miss FRANCIS CRKA SHY, of former place. In Bloom sburg, on the 7ih inst., by lha RNV. ——, Mr. EMANUEL PETERS, and Mise EDIZABETH MELLON, both of DAiirille, Mon tour couuty. Pa. ~~ u&imiPa In Blonmsburg, on last Thursday morning, Mise SUSAN BOOH, aged 19 year*. And this is life ! To mark from day today, Youth, in the freshness of its morning primd, Pass, like the anthem of a breeze away, Sinking in waves of death ere chill d by time! Ere yet dark years on the warm cheek hath shed Autumnal mildew o'er the rose-like red I And yet what mourner, though the pensive eye Be dimly thoughtful in its burning tear*, But should wilb rapture gaze upon the sky, Throogh whose far depths the spirit's wing careers? There gleams eternal o'er their ways are flung, Who fade from earth while yet their years are young. In Upper Mount Bethel, Northampton couaty, Pa , on the night of the sth inst., Mrs. ANN MARGARET, wife ol Mr. Jacob Kyer, aged 67 years, 4 month* and 23 days- Past her trouble—past her pain— Cease to weep, fnr tears are rain ; Why should friends be thus oppressed— For she who suffered is at rest. In Hemlock, on last Monday morning, ROBERT EVANS, aged about 23 years. In Hemlock, on last Monday morning, HETTY STEELING, daughter ol Charles Ster ling, aged about 12 years. In Hemlock, on last Tuesday. Mrs. MART ANN WILSON, wife of Elias Wilson, aged about 22 years. On the 2d inst., MARY, daughter of Wm. & Elizabeth Thaslt, aged four years, 3 mo., and 23 daya. On the 6th inst., SAMUEL, youngest son of Sain uel and Sarah Depue. ON the 6th inst., Mrs. P. HARRIS, wife of James Harris, K-q , of Nescoperk. In Mifflin twp., on Monday last, Mr. JOHN HETLER, aged aboni 65 years. At his residence near Mid lleburg, Union coun'y, on Sin lay the IQth inst, Hut. GEORGE KREMEII, in tho 79 year ol his age. MI. K. was born in Lancaster county, 231 November, 1775, and came to Lewisburg e bout 1805, where he resided till 1825 or 6, when he moved to the farm on which he died. He was a nephew of Ex-Gov. Simon Snyder, in whose family he was brought up He was a member of the Stale Legisla ture; and represented the old Northumber land district—composed of the counties of Uuion, Norlhumbetland, Columbia and Ly coming—for two successive terms in Con gress, including that of 1f24, which elected John Qnincy Adams to the Presiden cy. His last public appearance was in Jaly 1847, when he presided over a county meet ing held at New Berlin, to advocate the el i evation of Gen. Taylor to the White House. PUBLIC SALE. OF Real Estate IN pursuance of an order of the Orphans' Court of Columbia county, George W. Parks, Administrator of William Parks, late of Fishingcreek township. Columbia county, > deceased, will on SATURDAY the 2lsl day of October next, at 1 o'clock in the afternoon, expose to public sale or 00l cry, upon the premises, a certain lot of land situate in in Greenwood town ship Columbia county, containing one acre and a quarter, adjoining lands of Andrew Bear aud John M.dick, for a SAW-MILL SEAT, with all the appurtenances thereunto belong ing, as also sufficient breadth of grot lid for a race, the dam or head of the race to be near the widow Lemon's line, and carried on said ground to said lot or mill; with pri vilege of building a dam and connecting with the banks, and all that is neoessary to make a permanent dam and race. Late the properly of the said Wm. Parks deceased.—'Terms Cash. GEORGE W. PARKS. Administrator. By order of Court, JACOB EYERLY, Clerk. Bioomsburg, Sept. 21, 1854. Military Notice. FALL B ATT AL LIO N. irpHE uniformed companies be -1 longing to the Ist Brigade, 9th division of the Pennsylvania Volun teers, are hereby notified to meet for inspection and drill at the annu al Fall Battallion at LIGHT STREET, on Saturday the 21st of October next, at 10 o'clock in the lorenoon; fully armed and equipped. HIRAM R. KLINE, Brigade Inspc'Jor Ist Brigade, 9 lk D., P. V. September 21st, 1854. On BTIUFFER k BARLEY fflT Clieap Wmlches A*Jewelry. WHOLESALE and RETAIL, at the Philadelphia Watch and Jewetre Store, No 96 North Second Street corner of Quarry, Philadelphia. Gold Lever Waiohes, full jewelled, 18 ca rat cases, 928 DO Gold Lapine 18 k. 24 00 Silver Lever full jewelled, 42 00 Silver Lapine jewels, 9 00 Superior quartiers, 7 00 Gold Spectacles, 7 00 Fine Silver do, - .1 #0 Gold Bracelets, 3 00 Ladies' Gold Pencils. , I 00 Silvet Tea spoons, set, i 00 Gold Pens with Pencil & Silver holder, I 00 Gold finger Kings 37J cents to 380 ; watch Glasses, plain, 12J cents; Patent, 18$ ; Ln net, 25 ; other articles in proportion. Alt goods warranted 'o be what they are soM for, STAUFFER It HARLEY. On hand, some Gold and Silver Levers and Lepiuea, Mill lower than the above pit- September 21st, 1854 ly-