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Now that ths smoke of ih* raerret eoriteai
hI twtf, ft may b t troll 10 rorloir 1 (
tho raoulto of that tftO prevfon* struggle*,-.
Wo lint the facta et band and trill select |
took to show a tut ;hoo boon dene by oar
ooontf in tho moot important eoMoatt during
tho Mot twenty year*:
NM, Van Boron majority, 1010 .
I boo, tamo, •• me
1844, l'olk, " 1832
1848, Vato f 1133
ta 10t0 Montour taw cot off and oreotod
iota 0 tapeiefo county. In 1862 Colombo 1
(in Piotea 937 majority and Monoor 589, 1
which added makn 1626. Tb winter fol
lowing territory waa Ml hack to ihio coonty '
from Montour, no* comprised in Ibe town- ,
abipo of Hediton, Franklin, Looosl and Con- i
yoghsm j and ibe present year Colombia j
gleet Boebanan a majority of 1403 and Mon- I
torn 468. The territory threreforo formerly '
conatitn'.icg Colombia coonty give* tbia year
1871 majority—much larger than any major
lily for Preaident therein for twenty yeare
peat.
Since ibe adjustment of bocndary between
oar eoonly and Momoor io 1853, the voliog
io Colombia hat been at follow*:
1884, Total rota, 3585, Biglsr'a m*j., 781
1858, " 2672, Plumer, •• 652
1856, 3893, Scott, " 1699 ,
" " " Fry, " 1478 !
• ' " Rowe, 1466
and at the Presidential election with a total;
rote of 4375 Mr. Bucbanau'a majority it
1403. The Presidential rote is neatly 800
greater than the rote for Govert# two years
ago, showing great interest in the recent strag
gle and nonanal activity among parties. The
following ia an exhibit of majorities in the
eeveral townships ol the county :
Buchanan. Fremont Jt Fdlmor*.
Bloom, 1*
Beaver, 112
Benton, 112
Brtarcieek, 98
Catawiaao, 27
Cooyaghem, 8
Centre, 86
Fithihgereek, 177
Frar.kHn, 3
Greenwood, . 16
Hemlock.. 107
Jackson, 79
IiOCQSt, ~76
Madison, *lls 1
Main, 90
Mifflin, 123
Montonr, 7
Mt. Pleasant, 36
Orange, 113
Pine, 44
Roariagcreelc, 29
Scott, 60
Bogatloaf, 102
1817 114
114
1403 toj.
Fiabingcreek is the banner township for :
majorities I But ail the others have done I
web; even in Scott there are 97 roles for
Buchanan where Bigler had but 68 in 1854,
aad Plumer bat 25 in 1855. The result of ■
the State election artoncded and irritated the
opposition, antktetey worked bard to regain
the ground tlieflpd lost. Loud was their
exultation over IT majority io Bloom, where
they had 81 a year ago! Delighted also '-
were they with gains in CaUwissa, Scott and ;
Greenwood, which Mill left them far behind
their former majorities in those districts. But
the other townships stood firm, or did bet- ;
tar, and the eonnty givea Buchanan a pow- ;
erfnl majority of over one thnniar.d four bun-1
dred as a free will offering of ber people. ,
The vole of Mr. Scott for Canal Commie- j
siouer in Ootober waa not a teat of parly
strength as be reoeived between one and '
two fcoodrd opposition votes, and doubtless ,
his being a candidate aided, to some small ex-:
tent the vole of Fry and Rowe the other caodi
dates qpon the Democratic State ticket. The
Congressional vote (1406 majority) ia per
haps the fair one to velect as indicating the
Democratic strength, as Mr. Montgomery re
ceived the full perty support ami nothing
more.
We are firmly of the opinion that the in
undation of Fremont orators from the Korib '
and East upon u*. maferially aided o.o r vote
in this coonty. Before they came our friends
claimed a majority of 900 with tropes of ex
ceeding it aomewhst, especially upon Canal
Commissioner. But these men came with
word* of falsehood and bill* mear—men un
scrupulous in statement and extravagant of
speech—and the reanll is, we obtain an in
crease of 600 majority over the moat can
goitre estimate previously made. No teas
than ten Fremont speeches were delivered
in a single week in Bloomtborg, and at other
points the Kansas question was opened "with
all the honors." All in vain, or rather worse :
than vain were these efforts of faction. Tbey
produced, or assisted to prodnee, a foil vote
ia the county as die relents show, infused .
activity and aatabtiahed onion in our raaks,
and disgueled reasonable, conservative men 1
who might otherwise have acted with the
opposition. We understand that Judge Wil
mot announced that the Democratic majority ,
in Cofambia should ba brought under 500;
10 which end be and bis fellow "sbriekers"
gave their personal attendance here, with
what effect has bean sees. Upon the whole
it is fair to conclude that Fremont missionary
service in this county has scarcely paid ex
penses, and thai, on the other band, it has
actually damaged the cause it waa intended
to subserve.
1 Oar people have judged Republicanism
(so called) and have powerfully condemned
it. And justly has their verdict been ren
dered. Tbey have carefully observed the
000 rse of the opposition, daring the period
over which oor statistics, above p ream ted,
ex lead, and am not to be misled upon new
iseoaa presented by it. lu 1886 the opposi
tion to Mr party was open the eutrouey
ffwewtrm. ft fNnft wee tMtt ffw (Mm*** ftf 11
nil pebtieel evH*, tiibrotf wMeh iteetmcirm 1
#* it fAfg# dpdHff tlr# buiMe MrBG
9f tbd oNvntry Id 19# <\m fah tmuMMV
•n the hog beer Mild opto tvm the ptfhhr
<Mr sod preatreiffh* IMmocreftr pefff- fit
lit! entj Mtt HiO'Tefiff wee th* g-VM sob
jmt upon whrch eppssls were ntsildtoibe
po pnlar piOfi, end anbecqnetiriy rite poor
Pope he# been need as e seere-ernw 10 en- ]
rege (rigete aril frighten tools, (bis year
the flegroee have teen the topic ttpoo which '
faciion hee made he appeals, and Kansas the 1
particular quesfteft ehowta t# sneered theie '
whirdi had preceded it. Men who used to j
tie eloquent amongst us about the bank, the
sob-treasury, the tsriff, and the Pope; have '
Ihie year jumped astride of "bleeding Ksn- I
see" to ride into power. What other sohj-ct ,
■bay will choose lor the nest enn<esl will be
seen in due lime, tot we will bet upon it
that they will have one already prepared for .
the occasion and jost as empty and laiee as ;
those 1 hey have heretofore brought forward. ■
The bank question 1* abuihluiie.l by our [
opponent* and its very namo is oilions. The
rub-treasory was passed in 1816 and ht
been a law of the United Slates lor ten years, ;
operating in the most satisfactory and salu
tary manner. The present urifl has also
been in force since 1846 and won its wiy
inlo public favor, so thai none now complain .
of it. Know-Nothingiam has nearly died out
exjonld by its own violence and folly, and
the Kancaa issue is substantially disposed of
by the election of James Bccbanan. Who ,
would not be a Democrat—a member of ibat !
parly that has stood by true principle* and !
been so thoroughly vindicated by trial and |
lime? Who wool! Letong to an opposition
continually changing and continually con
demned by ibe same lest* ?
However it may be elsewhere, Colombia
county will slaud by the party of Jefferson
and Jacksoc and will make for herself m ibe-j
future as consistent and honorable a record
aa site has in the past.
"All the Decency nod Respectability.''
The Fremont blackguards are fast follow
ing in the wake of the old Federalist* who
arrogated to themselves all the decency and
respectability, and turned the cold shoulder
It) the "common plebeian." Know Nolh
ingism formed an organ in the Philadelphia i
Tunes, which more recently turned somewhat ,
Republican io its politics, but always went j
for "fusion." The Know Nothings and Re. !
publicans of lh< region devour it daily with ;
as much gusto as tboogh it were their bread |
of life. Now to show the food they live op
ou we extract a characteristic article which
was hawked arotnd this town in the Timesoo
last Thursday, and was enjoyed with a fine
relsh by the bigots and fanatics who arro
gate to -.hemvelves all the decency and re
spectability. Her* it is, and we hops every
true hearted "Dutchman" will read it and
band to bis neighbor that all may see the in
tolersnt and mean rpirit of men whose intel
lectual and political pabulum is these spew
ing* of a dtunken Know Nothing rowdy:
Modern Pontic.n F.otpts.—There are
1 several political Egypt* in the west—the
1 won't the pity. One ia in Missouri, among
the flint hills west of the month of the Obio,
extending op the St. Francis river country to
the vicinity of the lead mines. Hero the j
darkness is th ick enough to be felt. The peo- :
pie are known as " Black Dutch." Their i
progenitors emigrated long ago from Penn
sylvania to North Carolina, and from the tar i
and torpen-ir.e regions, their sens, too poor j
1 to own nigger*, and jn ignorant enough to I
prefer hnmes in a slave Sta'.e, emigrated to 1
the portion of Missouri. They have neither
. poblie highways, school-booses, mecting
j houses, or newspapers, and most of hem
! never saw a bank-note in their lives. They j
{ realize Old Eollion's sublime idea of a hard '
i raonby constituency, and vole jost as the j
' demagngne appointed to regulate their poll- j
lice directs them to. They voted for Gen. j
' Jarkson longer and stronger than even old j
j Berks of the Keystone.
! " Southern Illinois is a similar political
: Kgypt. It ts the oldest settled part ef the 1
; Stale, and remains in y-a 1" population,
' progrea*, and polities. The settlers are the '
I "poor white folks." too poor to own niggeri,
' from Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and 1
■ North Carolina, and tbey transplanted into
' Illinois all their ignorance, ebiftleeaness, I
| rchoor honse-hating, tobacco-grinding, whis- 1
Ley-drinking habits. Too poor to own slaves 1
in a slave State, tbey nifl regard the institu
tion as from heaven, and they wonld vote to
re-open the slave Irade and establish the traf
. fiS in Illinois, unanimously. Their poblie
j roads are now daily nseJ by the tlave driver*
; for the travel of their homan chattels from
Kentucky and Virginia to Missouri, and with
just as mneh security of properly to the mas
ters as in Arkansas or Texas. Politically,
they vote one way and all the time. Egypt
is fam.ons for Democratic majorities, and the
1 patty leaden have only to ascertain how
large a majority ia necessary to overbalance !
the eo lightened portions of the stale, and '
Egypt honors the draft. In the lata election,
for instance, the four Congressional district*
1 north of Springfield gave Fremont about for'y
I thousand majority. Tbia was regarded as a
| settler, and the Republicans set down the :
; Stale as theirs beyond a pe rail venture. Doog
! laa& Co. koew the voting capacities of Egypt
!' belter. Douglas telegraphed East—"lllinois
all right!" As toon as the required vote was
ascertained, Egypt began to report. And
t aucb reports! Here are a few specimen!
from the Chicago Democratic Prcu of the 7th
inst:—
"Williamson coonty—Bnehanan, 802; Fre
mont, 7.
"Jackson coouly—Bnehanan, 1100; Fre
mont, IS. *• - *' *
"Fayette county-Buchanan, 806; Fillmore,
800; Fremont, 75."
In a work written by John Adams, we find
the fbHrmiog evtntets, Which wo auk onr
readers to perute witn cava and attention io
this connection. They show in tanas that
cannot he misapprehended or misunderstood,
the eatimstion in which (he old Federal party,
under all its disguises and change* of name,
have held the iodaMiioa* to iters of oar ooan
try:
"Tim people of all nations ara natvraßy di
vided into two aorta, the GENTLEMEN and
fftrr fffffff,#! Htm, t*ml •filch l NW '
ehn*n to signify ilia COMMON PEOrf.Fi,
By (ho eooirotdf people, wo dvssn Arfler# >#,
orriraotra, one Aofhoodms'i it orrr*f wri-t
ptirsno their mWnpiui'iß* and MMliMtf, •iik
run atiy kunvtlsilji# of Iho libcisl nt nn.l
snsnesa, Of In n*rhm| hat ilroir n*9 ttailes
ami pOflßHO,''**! Weil. 111, pogt 368.
" jusqualiry ef hirh ! let no man he nr
(tfisad that tlri* apswtoatVf trfovnlvfly Wlntfn
ilticed hero. Iha children of JLLf'flf HIOUB
] FAMILFM have aeosrslly graato t a.lvsata
If* ol education, and earlier oppnfimiltie* to
0 acquainted Wi h pntiliocharacters, and ba
[informed of public office* than itinao of
MEANER ON KB, er even rimao of Imt.i
; uM."—(fW 1., peg 1 109.
i Thar* i# tho pwtura—hew do yon like it I
This ia eld federalism, prr, t.-oa, blno, una
: dnlteratad ; it ha* undergone so possible
modification from that honr to the present.—
It lis* the same entering contempt for the
' laboring elases, thry produce all Ihe wealth,
: build all oor honres, dig a'l oor canal*, con
| atruel onr railroads, navigate oor ahips, that
I one nf its progenitor* so openly expressed in
, the passages we have qnote.l Irom hi* own
. pen. Federalism has a'ways sought to di
vide society In this country into cntfr J and
j classes, as marked and distinctive aa thai :
1 I
which exists in the crumbling monarchies ;
and overgrown aristocracies of Europe. In
deed it has ever bad an instinctive yearning
after "the flesh-pots of Egypt"—it has inva
-1 riably preferred the pomp and trappings of a
foreign court, the tinsel and gawgwa* of a
foreign nobility, to the republican plainness
and simplicity cf a Democratic government.
I, Simple men 1 Common people. The father \
of federalis.il, fearing his meaning may not be {
perfectly clear, explains these terms to mean
laborer*,mechanic!, and husbandmen in generall
Where would be the lordly palaces of the idle
rich, who do nothing bet live, were it not for
the laborers and mechanics here spoken of
with such undisguised contempt? Where
would be lhe:r tables, groaning with luxuries,
j were it not for these "husbandmen in gener
al," who are here ropresented aa being pro
foundly ignorant of everything but their in
dustrious pursuit* ? Poor, miserable, help
less drones, tbey would die in tbe midst of
the'.r hollow splendor, and have none to bury
diem.
The sentiments expressed by old John Ad
ams are still cherished by multitudes in
American society, and sorry and humiliated
, we are to be compelled to admit, that they j
are not exclusively confined to one particular j
i political party. They are slowly, insidiously, j
I bnt not the less certainly extending, like the
malaria, into every department of aociety.—
j Everywhere labor ia gradoally becoming un
dignified, ungenteel, unfit only for serfs and
beasts of burden, io the estimation of fops,
coxcombs, snd fools. It is a fatal delusion, .
which, if not checked and removed, will!
corse our land with bankruptcy and roin. ;
STATE CONVENTION.
It is likely that the next Democratic State
Convention will he held on the 4th of march
next, and although it is very early it is also
time to coosider who shall be the next nom- !
inees of the party. Fur Governor Geueral
Packer seems to hare the inside track. For |
Canal Commitsiooer Hon. Nimioil Strieh- J
land of Cheater eoou y is oamed, and though I
te was tbe principal competitor of Scott in '
! the last convention, the rivalry was conduc- ;
| ted in a very honorable maner; and Ihe j
j friends of Scott can feel toward Strickland as .
i the friends of Molt from the *' tenth legion" !
j acted toward Scott who had been the prinoi- •'
; pal competitor of MotL The "tenth legion" I
; rallied for Scott with true fraternal spirit ;a:ui j
' from no other quarter did Scott received
1 more eaine-l support than from the tegion of [
Judae Strickland's home. Besides Judge j
1 Strickland has all the elements of character !
| to fit him for Ihe station.
I Important Surgical Operation,
[ On the Ist of the present month Mr. Jacob
. Karshner while laboring was overwhelmed by
t a slide of rock in tbe limestone quarry of Mr.
! John Richards, in Montour township. Both
I his legs were caught below iba knee and one ,
of them crushed *— —.urns. The other was !
very much' crushed, and it was with difli .
coky that the unfortunate man was extrica- '
ted and removed. *fhe leg which was most |
1 crushed was immediately amputated above 1
the knee by Dr. 'Ramsey, who for bis skill |
I and nerve is always called on such occa-;
' sions, assisted by Dr. Knorr; and subse-I
quentlv it was found that ibe only chance <
.for saving the man's life was in amputating 1
ibe other leg also above the knee. Tbia was ;
<Tpne on lsst Friday by Dr. Ramsey, assisted [
; by Dr. McKelvy, snd tbe patient bore the .
delicate and severe operations well with for
titude and resignation.
Tux Lectdbes —The lectures on Chemis
try delivered by Prof. Wymsn on Thursday,
Friday and Saturday evenings of last week
were truly scientific, and so illustrated as to
ba intelligible and interesting to all. Tko
pqpils of the public schools attended io a
: body under tbair respective teachers, and all
•ho beard the lectures expressed their en
- lire satisfaction.
A One-Sided Arv*ts.-Old Codorus, in York
coonty, in one of the townships ws read
about—occasionally. Sba rote* a very
straight ticket, although not exactly straight-
Fiiimor*. The York Gizette asks the Dem
ocratic papers throughout the Union to pass
around the return* of "Old Codotns." We
do so, cheerfully. Hero they are :
Buchanan, 356
Fnaion, 5
Filimote, I
WJ. M. B. Petrikcn of Lycoming haa
been named by the Eastoo Sentinel and sev
eral other paper* for Speaker of the House
of Representative* ia Ibe Pennsylvania tegit
lalure.
Reamko am L* scantEa. —At (be rscent
Presidents! election Reading polled 3,525
votes—Laaoaatet 2,921. Tbia shows an ex
cess in Reading of 604 votes over Luneaater,
which at the rata of six persoas to ovary
votar, would giva Beading a population of
21,196; lAn caster, 17,526, an excea* of lb*
former of 2,664.
fM feeds# ff(MUM rMteh end Bfgfe. i
It I* Oerlelrdy mitroetivd lo mark the pM- ]
tin* of Free Institution*. At fh>* tlflt* of
the *do|lilnn of Ih# Constitution out nee Wa'
thd only Christian notion tl at discarded th* |
sttppnrl of religion bp Inttf, W t tliti thin no
ike boot means of promoting, through ofltifi- j
if, l Into spirt emnng men. Even then,
sever*! of the %*t*s partially supported thoir
worship hf tM P#of the seenlsr power. and i
person# who eon*iettiteo*ly refused to pep
the ***eseeil teles for the support ol the par
ish minister, wer# liable to have their pro-I
pflrty seised for it. Thus It was in Massa-,
fhoeosM for thirty or forty pears a'ter the I
Declaration of Independence. There, how
ever, ami throughout the Veiled Simon, the
minister wae aiwapa Ike olplce of a msjor
itp of tl.e partoh, that it #</tho people who
I had lo pap for it, and herein rortaiafed tho
great distinction belweev religion, even !
when supported bp law, in Amstica and in j
Europe. There, in almofl every case, eith- t
er the Bishop of the diclero, the Crown, or ;
, some wealthy family lltfoogh potchsse. had
■ the right of setting any ,minister they pleas
.ad over the people and then rompelling
them to support him, llien enormously. j
I Not until of 'ate years, however, has any '
seriout opposition manifested itself in Eng- ;
land lo Ihe paymehl of tithes and Church j
rates. It it in Canada that the battle has
beenchwfly fimJMl Thar* the propinquity
of the United State# showed that religion '
: got along belter without any Stuto support ;
than with such as was afforded by the Colo
■ nial Government. The contrast along the
Canada border had been 100 striking, and
the whole system it swept away.
The London Times has at last come out
boldly and onnquivocally on the subject of
the separation of Church and State in the
Colonies of Great Britain. (1 admits as a
proved fact that where religion is thrown
upon the people, it will be at least as well
support?'.! as where the payment is enforced
by law or made out of the Treasury of the
Stale. In Australia and Canada, the gov
ernment is going to give up all attempts at
the support or preference of any denomina
tion. But in Great Britain, Ihe Times says,
"the fact is here we have an Establishment,
and we intend lo keep it."
But a few yesra ago the English Quarterly
Review came out in a fulminating article on
the lark of Church Establishments in the
United States, especially severe on the little
State of Roiide Island, delaring lhat the only
ministers she possessed, were such as were
too idle to work, and 100 ignorant for any
thing else, that the whole people were de
j moralized on account of that entire absence
j of all compulsory support of religion that had
ever marked the history ol that State. Now
it is shown by Dr. Baird'g recent work on
"Religion in America," that there is more'
than one minister to every eight hundred and
fifty inhabitants throughout the United Slates,
and lhat about a tboasand new churches ev
ery year are being built on the voluntary
; principle. Some of liieee are of cost fully
! proportioned to the increasing wealth of the
j worshippers. In Rhoda Island, and in every
j other Stat" in |i he^"*" 1 *! 'he mean* of wot- )
| ship are belter supplied in proportion to the j
j number of inhabitants than in most countries,
lif not any country in Europe. We have not, !
I it ia true, the ancient and well endowed Uni- !
| versitiea of England, but we have n large j
I number receiving a liberal education as are
receiving it at this moment ia those laslitu- (
! lions.
' These things being so, the only question i
j i*i bow long an established religion can hold j
j its ground, even in England 7 Given up in j
I all her provinces, how can she resist the ar-
I gumenls urged by dissenters at home? In
Ireland, for instance, where six men out of
every eight are Catholics, with what show of
justice can England continue lo exact upon
lhat unfortunate country the compulsory sup
port of the clergy of an glien faith merely |
lo provide places for the younger Bemacles?
In Scotland, two-thirds of the people have
; come S~* a*■ 11 ■ •siahlulunam. and
! joined the free church, and thus pay double.
How long will it do for the aristocratic few
who fill up the compulsory appointments |
with their own younger sona and brother* to j
say, "we will giv* up Church and State in ]
! the colonies, but here w* have got au estab 1
lishment, auti we mean to keep tV' In Eng- '
| land it**lf,4he Church rale* are openly re
t luted in every way, and in nsarly half the 1
i parishes vestrymen are chosen who will not
1 make such an assessment. How long, then,
i will it be successfully asserted by Ihe Barna- '■
I clea, even there, "we have an establishment, !
and we intend lo keep it f'—Pkit'a Ledger.
ILLINOIS FOR BCHANAN.
After a long-period of doubt and many
conflicting reptfta, it seems now clearly as
certained that (lis Stale has cast her elector
al vote for Jat*Br-%wfhenao. The Black
Republican rejoicings o\er the overthrow of
"the Douglas in his Ml" appear to have
been premature, and IheYtate of Little Giant
looms up proudly in the Bsmocretie column.
The battle in Illinois, dt in Pennsylvania,
waa of the moat desperated animated na
ture, but her Democracy triple a most gallant
fight, and their success wilt Vu new earnest
nese to the general rejoiciiiMover the grand
victory we have gained. lLois, Indiana,
New Jersey, Pennsylvania Ad California,
give ua 62 out of the 176 elefaral votes of
the non-siaveholding Stales. (Yio and Naw
York, with their 60 electoral (votes, have
each given inajoritiea of their A>palar vote
against Fremont,—so that, after jl the boast
ing* of bia friends, be carries byh eleer ma
jority but 54 electoral vote*! and 1 if in a mi
nority in the Union of upwards of a million
of voter.
The returns'fVim sTTtlie counties In Illi
nois except St. C'sir, Wayne, Edward, and
Crawford, are "ID. Buchanan's plurality is 6,
055, and Bissel's (for Governor) 7783. St.—
Calf county will give a Repnblicn majority
and the others Democratic. A majority of
the members of Congress elected are Demo
crats. The Legislature is also Democratic.
The House will stand 87 Democrats, 29 Be
publicans, 5 Fillmoreites, and tb* Democrat*,
on * majority i 0 the Senate.
the Ptstideriiisf ftfetfne,
i The subjoined fible gives the foltvolf it
j the lets election fit ench tilde, wh6r4 the fd
; itt'l I* •c6#laitid, end the reported or oetl
! majority In each f the remaining
: Sluts# :
Free .tinln. ftuthonnn. | fillmm* I Frtmiml
i C'oimertmfi, 8187(1 5,472 42495
| Cslilotnia, 35 oon 20 000 80 000
Illinois, 80 000 15 000 75,000
! Indiana, 60 000 20,000 80000
I lows, 20,000 - 80.900
j Maine, 15,171 1,612 27,579
| MsssnnhoWtm, 18,430 18.784 107.878
I Michigan, 20.U00 —— 40,000
N. Hantpahlff, 32.160 161 88,014
I New Jersey, 89 883 21,772 23 016
New York, 170.814 113 816 218 886
Ohio, 160,000 30000 170,000
Pennsylvania, 23,,000 60,080 140 000
Rhode Island, 6 680 1,675 11.484
Vermont, 8,166 1,306 2 h 313
Wisconsin, 80 000 —— 40,009
—— . ■ ______
j Total, 1,000,304 838,408 1.126,147
| Fremont's plurality in free Stales, 125,843.
Slave Statu. Buchrnnn. | Fillmore | Fremont.
I Alsbatna, 30 000 20 000 ——
Atkansas, 20.000 10 000 -
I IMatsare, 9,000 7,000 900
| Florida, 6,000 5.000
j Georgia, 40,000 28 000 ——
j Kentucky, 76,000 70 000
j Lnnisiar.s, 30.000 27.000 ——
j Maryland, 33,267 41,490 300
! Mississippi, 30 000 20 000
! Missouri, 55,000 40 000
North Carolina, 50 000 40.000 ——
South Cnrmlinaf, - -
Tennessee, 73 000 70 000
Texas, 20,000 10,000 ——-
Virginia, 80,000 6o 000 —-
Total, 500,000 435,000 1,200
Buchanan's maj. in the Slave Sdt'.cs, 104,000.
Combined vote of Buchanan an Fill
more, .... 2,352542
Whole vote of Fremont, 1,127.247
Majority against Fremont, 1,225,275
Combined vote of Fillmore and Fre
mont, .... 1,820,455
Whole vole ol Buchanan, 1,559,304
Majority against Buchanan, 261,151
Whols vote for Buchanan, 1,559 304
Whole vote ol Fillmore, 793,208
Buchanan over Fillmore, 768,096
Buchanan over Fremont, 432,057
Peuosyivuale Ftfcilou—official
Harrisburo, Nov. 14—The following
is the complete official of Pennsylvania, al
the recent Presidential eiectiou :
Buchanan 230,000
Fusion—Fremont, 147,409
" —Fillmore, 55,838
—— 203,247
Slraigh out Fillmore, 26.338 i
Buchanan's majority over Fusion, 27,443 j
Buchanan over Fusion and Fillmore, 1.105 |
The Governor lo day issued hts Proclama
tion, declaring the Democratic Electors elect- |
ed, and ordering (heir meeting here on tho j
first Wednesday in December.
Political Complexion of the Ncwor3slt> '
Congress.
In seventeen Stale* where elections have j
been held, the Democrats have gained fifty
eight members. Present Democratic major- j
| i'y in the remaining fourteen States, three.
It is probable mat of the fourteen Slates
j where elections are yet to be hold, Alabama,
j Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Caro-
I lina, Tennessee, Texas, Delaware and Vir
| ginia, will elect Democratic members; that
I lite Kentucky and Maryland delegations will
! be largely Democratic, while Rhode Island,
{ New Hampshire and Connecticut are likely
! to elect opposition members. With the.-e
! facts and probabilities in view, the next
House of Representatives will stand as fol
lows :
Buchanan, 131
Opposition, 103
Buchanan's probable majority, 28
The result of the State elections thus far
, indicate that Buchanan will have ■ clear
working majority in the Senate, and that the
Democrats will have control of both houses
of tb# Thirty-fifth Congress.
The North Brunch Fx'iension CanaL
J We are gratified to learn, from Wilkes
| barrs, that the watrr has been let into this
| new line of our Slate improvement, and that
j it is now open to navigation its entire length.
Already boats loaded with anthracite coal
; have been sent up lo Ihe Slate of New York,
to he exchanged for cosh or for 'he agricul
j.tnral productions of the fertile region bortler
| ing on ihe lakes. At the New Yotk State
: Lina the North Branch Canal ia Connected
bv the Junction Canal with the Chemung Ca
nal, at Etmira, thus opening for the rich coal
fields of Wilksparre and Pittaton a wide and
extensive from which they have been hither
to entirely shut out. This cannot fail to add
greatly to the wealth and enterprise of that
section of our commonwealth; and gives the
fullest assurance tha> the North Branch Ex
tension will be one of the most productive
lines of impropement, and from which the
State will eventually reap a la rge revenue.—
Too much credit cannot be given to Mr
Mafiiit, efficient Superintendent, for the vig
or with which he has pushed the work to its
completion.— Pennsylaanian
Professor Morse Knightrd.— 'The king ol
Denmark has conferred the order of Danne
borg on Professor Mnrse, for his invention
of the magnetic telegraph. The inventive
genius and scientific knowiege which have
placed in post*seion of Ihe world this Ihe o
riginated, receives bomsge in every part of
the globe.
Mihnesota.— 'The St. Paul Pointer of the
4th instant fives a list of the members elect
ed lo the Legislature of that Territory, from
which It appears that both branches are Dem.
ooratio. The Council (Senate) stands—9
Democrats lo 6 Republicans; the Hooee 19
Democrats, 15 Republicans, and
dent*.
Mr. BrewANAii's Pu'rautt in this Stste
over the fusion ticket will be nearly 30,000.
Over Fremont his majority will be about 85,
000. Thd figures foot up 225,000 for Buch
anan; 140,000 for Fremont, Mr Fitmore 56,
000.
> 01. Mff.lo.l on the t*>r>^id"firr "ml I re
mont 4 "tnmtnutioe
C#lenel Bluinn, In * p>cN it4lfter*it by
lifn on iltirfsy before Hie #l#etlitr, tirgnrt til
hi# friend# 10 support Hiiclmntn. (fid <l#r*Nl
cste# the eleefion of Fremont n * section#!
candidal,'. Tli# billowing extract from hit
epeech hfillb# found intereeifnS:
"Ne*t In Mf. Fremont, e'stnllng nrar m#,
in a relation ilrni •• 11 could b# lo me nol to
be my own child. He hie had en eventful
life-great difficulties, giem danger#, great
uiidi la Undergo. I eitod by him in every
one nf them, ■ ( father would etand bye
child. [Long coniinoed sppletiee] Itof,
gentlewtetr. did be ever htve need that I did
nnt ndtnitiieler to hfm to the extent of my
meant. There ere perenne now on thi# plat
form who know that I epured nothing which
I could raise and deliver him, in order lo
carry him through ih eventful life in which
ho lias engaged, [Warm applause] All
that was paternal, all that was nature—nature I
acting, nature 'peaking, nature at liberty to I
obey tie most cherished feeling#. , Cheer-.] j
"At laat he has permitted himself to be
put up as a candidate for the Presidency nf
the United Stales. I knew it long before you
diil, long before any bo.ly did, and there are
persons on this platfnrir. that knew what was
my conduct; that ae a father speaks to a
child, in a room by himself, at the hearth,
there my warning voice WHS against it.—
[Loud applause.] All advice, all my remon
strances, were useless ; for, in (he first place.
I, who had had A near and close view of the
American Presidents; I. who have seen nil
the Presidents in their chair, from Kladison
to the present day ; I who have seen them
all in their chair, and been intimate with
many of them; I, who have received from
, the lipi of many of them, while they were
silling there, the overflowing expressions
of their own heart; T, who have seen all this,
who have been near enough to see the inside
I view of them, did not happen lo havo that
■ high opinion of the enjoyment of that place
which a great many people have.
"It never appealed to me to be a place
that I would not wish to see any good man
in it in preference to myself or any of my
family. ( never saw the day in which I did
ndt prefer lo see any good man thele than
any one of my connection, and far more thaO
to be scon there myself. 1 could at least
have been tried for this place. I could have
been nominated for the place, on some ooca
sions. I put tl down a- soon as it was men
tioned to me, because I had no inclination
for the thing myself. I knew goad men whom
I preferred to myself, and, therefore, made
way for those (.ood men. I have never seen
the t.ime, from Mr. Madison's administration
to the present one, in which these were nol
my views. It was, therefore, repugnant lo
my feelings to see him become a candidate,
even if he was on national views;
but knowing fto n the beginning—knowing
from the first that Mr. Fremont was to ba the
candidate of a sectional pa'ty, I told trim
! from tha beginning that it was impossible
j that I conhl support any such nomination,
j [Cheers ]
j "No matter vhat came, he mils! he na
j lionet-—ho muat havo o vision that could took
| over the Union. He rr.ost not be on the di-
I viding line—he must be on one side or the
I other of a dividing line—lie must be national
i or I cannot only nnt support him, but I must
1 take ground publicly against him. All this
; was said many months, almost half a year
| before the public knew he was a candidate,
! and from this I have nnver departed."
i Tits READING QUALIFICATIONS. It ia said
I that 400 persons, in Connecticut,weredepriv
| ed of their vute this month, by the new con-
I aiitutional provision requiring that they
| should know how to read and write, in order
| to vote. Connecticut is the first state that tiaa
■ made an attempt to disfranchise a citizen.—
| It is desirable that every man should possess
i hose uitls lo knowlage, reading and w tiling,
but we vhould nol fall into the error of mis
takerng the mere instrumentalities for intelli
gence itself. A man may know hew to
think correctly, who know nothing at alt of
reading aud writing, and sorne that can do
both the latter have no original thinking
power. The latter are less capable of exer.
citing the right of suffrage intelligently, than
the man who possesses natural mother wit,
without any assistance from reading. An
aristocracy founded upon schoolastio attain
ments may be bet ter than one based upon
properly, but an aristocracy of any kind in a
represeut.rive republic, established ou the
. principle of equal political rights, Is not very
I consistent, nor very democratic.
IMPORTANT F"OM F. NOL AND.—Private letters
received in Philadelphia Irom the Hon. Geo.
M. Dallas, United Stales Minister to the Court
of St. James, by hie confidential friends, coo
vey the important intelligence that be has
succeeded in negotiating a treaty between
the United Slates and England, which covers
and eatilm ell the points tn dispute between
ihe two countries. It has been the earnest
desire of President Fierce end Secretary Mar
' cy <o accomplish the difficult task before re
tiring from office, so (bat all possible troub
les might be amoothed away lor the incoming
1 administration. The instructions given to
Mr. Dallas, when be entered epon his mis
sion, have been zealously followed by bim,
and the result baa been most happy,as above
noted. ,
Aw AOED VoTia.—Mr. George Angstadte
Ihe oldest resident of Rockland township?
Berks co., went to the polls on Tuesday
last, anil cast his vote (or Buchanan and
Breckenridge. Mr. Angstadt in in his lo2d
veer, and has voted for all the Democratic
President#, from Washington down to our
own Buchanan.
MILLARD FALMUBV.— The Trikm says
j that Mr. Fiimore runs loweet of the three
, candidates (or President in hie own city,
county and state, not the man, but tha princi
ples be opbol<je|. When he rao for controll
er in 1847, on ibe (roe Territory issue, be led
his ticket and carried hie State by maoy
tbenaanda. ~." •, u h Hr 4 --:' • : - i
THE ELECTION RIOTS IN BALTIMORE.—There
were eighty eight perseoes wounded in the,
i late election riofa at Baltimore, of whom
five havedlkd "
from the Washington JMf, Ifee. U
IttfHin or "MMJ*
[Ailighl Varlminn on Wolf# "BarlaleTfir
John Moor#."]
ttr out of 'CM.
Nm I Stat# had he get. nor Electoral veto,
And he looked confoundedly flurried;
Then willed—dfivil lip—and kind 'gin (ear,
Aa wa Hindoos around him hartiod.
We hurled Mm darkly, ihst Tue#dsjr night,
Far we feared he'd not keep until morning,
By the struggling moonbeams misty light,
And dark lautavr. dimly burning. 1 f •- I
No useless coffin enolosed has breast.
In e (heel of tire Organ we wound bim,
Kvartaiiiiig, wa gee**, will be bis rest
With eu sleepy e print aroend htm.
Few and short ware ihe prayers waogidy,
But we cursed some, in bitter sorrow,
A# we though; how through Ellis It Co. we'd
been bled.
And the bete that ware due on the morrow.
J We ihouiihl, as we hollowed his oozy bed
; Tn a culvert that runs by "Tr.e Willows,"
I That hag Nichts and stranger* would tread
o'er tria head
And we up the Salt River billow*.
Lightly they'll talk of the spirit that's gone,
And o'er hisspilt ash-cart upbraid him
With the bloodshed he caused and the church
es lie burned
Before the Democracy laid bim.
Not the half nf our heavy task was done
Of recounting the sins pf our sire, wbee
We heard the report of a thundering gen
Thai the Demies were joyously firing.
Sadly, but promptly, we dropped him down
lu the peculiar field of his glory;
We carved nol a line, we raised not a clone,
For we knew 'twas a mighty dark atory 11
Philadelphia Markets.
Flour and Meal.— The foreign news bag
had no r fTcct on breadstuff#. Salsa of fresh
Ground Flour are making al 86 75 per bbl-4
Small sales of extra and fancy brands al 86
75 aSn SO. There is little or no oxport de
mand. Rye Flour is worth $4 60 per bbl.
Corn Meal ia very dull at 83 35 bet bbl.
Grain.— Wheat is dull, and prices (teady.
Sales of prime r.ew Southern and Pennsylva
nia red st SI 53 a i 54, and 81 60 a 1 63 for
white. Bye comes in slowly; tales of Peon,
sylvanin at 80 era. Corn it !n demand, tele*
prime yHtew at 17 cents, afloat, and 68 eta.
in store. Oam are dull; sales of prime old
Pennsylvania and Delaware at 48 a 44 ot
per bus.
Seeds.— Cloverseed cornea forward (lowly,
and ia in fair request al 87 a 7 35 per 64 lb?'
Timothy commands from 33 lo 3 36. Flax
seed is scarce, at S3 10 a 2 15 per bushel.
Whiskey Is declining; sales at 33 a 34 Cl.#;
lor bbla , 33 ceuts for bhds., and 33 cent* Tor
Drudges.
THANKSGIVING DAY.—Thursday next, th>
30th instant, will be observed as a day of
thanksgiving and praise in the following
named State, territories und cities-..—Main,
Vermont. Coinietlicui, New York, Now Jer
sey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Indiana, Wis
consin, lowa, Arkansas, Minnesota, Mary
land, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi,
Missouri, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Illin*".?u
Florida, Nebraska, Alexandria, (Va.),Wash
ington City, (D. C), Georgetwon; D. C.
THE OLDEN TIMES-—Henry the Eighth
made a law that all men, except servants,
might read Ihe Scriptures; bur no women ex
cept ladies who had leasure to a-k some
body the meaning. This law was repealed
by Edward III# Sixth.
Hollowoy's Ointment anil Pills.— Ukera'.ei
Legs. —Every surgeon kuowa that sores
deeply sealed in the muscular fibre of -the
leg. defy ail ordinary treatment; but ulcar*
of this da##, however obstinate and virulent,
invariably heal under the palsamij actiaa
of lit I owuy.s Ointment, Tbis preparation
does not dttve the virus of Ihe sore from one
part of lite system to another; it cures act
by repression,but expulsion. Hence,there ta
no fear of (ho re appearance of any eruption,
tumor, swelling, or sore. that ba# ones yield
ed to the heating properties ol this thorough
curative. In case ol cancer its timely turn
has saved innumerable lives and rendered
the cruel process ef excision unnecessary.—
Of the Pills it maybe truly said lhat no d's
case df the ilomach or liver ever resitted their
operation.
SSmSSo
On tha 17th inst* by Rev. George Warren,
Mr. WILLIAM CRAM and Mita MAST E
daughter of Mr. D. Eilenburg, both ol Bloc un
burn.
The cake was duly received and (he hap
py twain have the editor's earnest thanks
for their kind remembrance ia the hour of
joy.
On the lflih Innt., by the Bey. W. J. Eyer,
Mr. JONAS SCHUL, and Miss ESTHER FISHES,
both of Maip.township,
On the 3d of January 1855, by Samuel A.
Worrnsn, J. P., at the residence o1 sftP.
Fanx in E#py, Mr. A. JACKSON TOBIAS, of
Bioomsburg, to Alias MAST JANS FAUX, ot
Espy.
-B~ HBBBgBHH , U i,!!E"| .flgfi?
s -■ 1
In Hemlock township, on the 4th iha!.'of
fever. Mr. JACOB ZtreLor, aged 65 vears, 7
months and 2 days.
At bit residence in Bloemaburg, on Thar*-
day evening last, M*j JEMS G. CLAIU, sged
about 34 years.
Maj. Clark had been for many yoars a resi
dent of this place— having learned the print
ing business with the late Henry Webb. Ho
was a member of the Colombia G.tmtia,
Second Pennsylvania Regiment, io tli# war
with Mexico. He was Sfe Major to the Re
giment, served with eredit during the war,
and returned with hie company at the resto
ration of peace. He wae (nhaequpiitly for
six year* Register and Reeordor t: .Coium#
bia county; aod *t the time of
was engaged in the Book and Stationery
business in ibis place. He leave,- a .wife and
three children to mourn a lorn irrefutable, to
tbem.
His fuqeral on last Saturday after ,
attended by a number of the Columbia
Guards from Danville in pr.iform, nti'd by tho
Macon io Order, ol which the deootisad was
a member.
le Irohrtnle, on Friday aoreinff laat, Mr.
MICHAEL HENDZ*HOT, a weH known citizen
or this place, aged (boot 70 year*.

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