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Extracts tnu the Journal Of sVra. Zucia Jt Shoemaker, wio went to Cut 1 ifornim ly the Overland Rout. LCTTIK TI. June 19th, 1852. Da Pabkt: 8topped till 3'oclock, p. to let our stock rest- Our horses are sit ing rcry tired, tod we shall from here drive sum of Urea mule. We are now at the South Pat the dividing ridge, between the, waUra of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Draak rood water at Pacific Ssrincrs wound - about them very miry. Camped four miles . .t r beyond, on a little creek bearing the same , asms. ;" ' ., ' .- To-night half of our journey it completed. and we begin to look forward to the day which shall end our travel, over hills and val- .Iejs, deserts and plains and although our journey has thus far been a pleasant one -yet we cannot conceal the fact, that it is gra dually becoming tiresome. 1 ..The country here, at least the higher por , tians of it, is almost entirely barren, producing i Bolb'wg hot wild sage, the small of which is ' becoming quite offensive. Sage hens, much resembling turkies, are plenty here, and the meat is excellent. Mus quitoes are plenty in camp to-night We are :- all mora or less afflicted with sore mouth and ' "- "lips with this exception, all in good health. " jane 20th. Sabbath" day Stopped for noon on the little Sandy, having traveled 16 - miles passed the road leading to Salt Lake thss forenoon, and find many bare gone that - way camped on Big Sandy, where we shall remain' till to-morrow night, preparatory to . crossing a desert of 42 miles, without grass .' or water. We met a large pack train of Mis- - sourians to-day, returning from California. They have made the trip thus far in 34 days they had the finest horses and mules I ev- ,r saw. Indians came to our camp to-night, and rode such beautiful ponies that I could not help wishing for one of them. Our boys "are trading with them extensively, for buff Jo ' robes, mocasins, lariets (braided ropes of buck kin for halters) buckskin pants, coats, dec. Ac They give in exchange blankets, gay handkerchicfa and pieces of money, "" 'June 21st Nothing of imparlance to-day. aa we are stopping on the river, washing, ba . kinr and reculatinz the wagon, intending to . start near evening. "-- Jane 22d. Travelled all night, and came 23 milea stoDDed this morning' m a most , desolate region, where grass does not even ' grow among the craggy sage, and thorny ' bunches of grouse wood. We brought wood 'and water with us to prepare our breakfast. Crossed Green river about noon for $80 ; we -had no delay or trouble in swimming the stock this time. We were out in a severe 'hail storm to-day, and it rained very hard, for the first time at this season, for thirty down the river, also sevaral white trading posts, here we bought cheese at 60 and soap at 75 eta. per lb. ' June 23d. Stopped about 10 miles from "the ferry, on a beautiful little stream name June 24th, Have come over some very ""trying places for wagons to-day, little streams with very steep banks, and difficult 'cross. ' Stopped for dinner in a grove of large " pine trees near a good spring, passed over ' a very steep, rocky bill immediately alter din ner, en the summit of which, we saw the grave - of a Kentuckian, who was shot by a coropan ioo on the 12ih iosL Near by a good spring. Camped at Poplar Grove, with fine grass for our cattle on the hills. ',"' June 25th. Have been travelling up and down very steep rocky bills crossed Ham's ' Fork of Greso river net bad to cross high " hills on either side of it water rather shal low, but containing fine trout Passed through Pleasant Grave this' afternoon, consisting of : Urge evergreen trees, situated upon high mountain, encircling a beautiful spring. This ' is a delightful change from the stony and bar ren mountains over which we have been ". i,f . t ? . i l r .travelling, wun ihkiiih us wkusi w ' suns rays. '. Saw a number of gravea to day, "among which was the murderer's of the Kentuckian before mentioned. He was tried ' by the company and shot by one of them. The mountain fever is the principal disease known here.aod always prevails among emi- . grants to a greater or less extent Have seen a number of poor fellows very sick with h. There is no end to the stony, and almost "perpendicular bills, aa we approach Bear Riv er; near which we are camped to night, after having made a long days drive. We have come the ' 60 milea from Green, to Bear river, very soon : and are thankful that we are getting along so finely. The mountain scenery this after noon has deen particularly beautiful ! The altitude in soma plaees must have been eight or ten thousand feet, and yet wa could see lofty ranges in the distance, hundreds of feet higher; their summits covered with perpetual snow, and reaching abova the clouds. Nev er in my life saw musqujjoes in such numbers a perpetual annoyance since we camped. Jane 26th. Reached Smith's Forks of Bear river about noon four bad streams to f cross, with very swift currents.- Stopped for j dinner jast before "crossing, and found straw berries in abundance. Frank Parks present ed me a moat lovely beqoet of cactus tulips, mountain clover tulips, ana a great vaneiy oi other flower - but the cactus is by far the most beautiful of all flowers I have yet seen on the plains. ' I should be delighted t jshow them to my friends in Bellevue. Camped to night on Bear river, beneath some high tnoun , iiini One snorter consisted of salmon trout biscuit, coffee, strawberries and cream. Here we cooked some beans but the altitude was so great that we eould not make them aoit - Tk. nniniulnri rerent us from eniovinc air thing, otherwise it would be pleasant. This " is as pleas int Sabbath day as one could wish JOT, uu im f -- . ' ; could not be oeiter so smooth and free from atones. It was a pleaaare for me to drive ' the team while Charles slept. The sun shines " remarkably pleasant,' and I only wonder how " the snow on the smooth, green mountains o near us keeps frdin melting. We re now stopped for dhwr.-w hoe stream oi coiu mountain water which crosses the road, hav . . ing travelled about ten miles this forenoon. llasquiloes still continue to annoy us aery much. Our road this afternoon left theftv- er.Jor ten miles, over mountains me raaifvr !, pendicular, and tbroneh deep canons, ao nr- . tow that wagons couia not pass eacn , Ths road was very bard and smooth most of ' 4h way. except " the 4ast hill before we as eewsVd to the valley, which was lonf.-wind- tag, and very rocky, and here the dust wat very dense, almost suffocating. The Bear River Mountaius, are the id cut difficult, tire tome and rugged, of any we have yet even. Camped on Timber creek, a tributary to Bear river illows for fuel, and grass plenty. June 28lh. Pleasant travelling today in the valley fine streams every few miles. There were plenty of Kali, in a tine little atreain crossing the road, where we stopped fur din ner. Good springs, good grass, and wild rye i lor our stock, and plenty of willows: evening rater cool and windy, which has in a measure diminished the musquitoes. We see all kinds ?. VPU B?inS to -'"''. ' T P""" I e "ay. In wagons, carnages igea, sulkies, gigs. wheelbarrows, packing on mules, and above all, a poor old fellow of fifty er more, has come up with train, for several nights past weary and worn, travelling on foot with a large pack on his back! I thought the man with the wheelbarrow looked hard enough but this looks harder still. A great many Indians live in this valley, and a man called Peglegged Smith, has for many years ruled them with monarchist sway. They come intoour camp and appear perfectly ignorant and harmless. More anon. LiLUlA. Ottr Country Calls. "Scott loads His column, la Ihsn cue. That will Dal now his armsr don. And charge amid ths battle's raoT Scott leads! Hurrah! on Fresmaa oa!" The country has tried him for forty years, and will you not try him four yeaia longer? He was tried when the country was compar atively feeble when its flag had been struck in dishonor to the British foe when' lowering clouds hung over its destiny, which. unless the drooping spirits of our country men were revived, might nave resulted in subjecting us again to our aid foe. Then the gallant Scott rushed te the conflict, restored victoiy to our arms, and raised aloft the ban ner of freedem, and taught the enemy to respect the prowess of our brave soldiers and their commander. He was tried again when our nation bad grown to be a giant in pro portion to its strength at its first conflict, ana well do you know how every day a new triumph to eur arms. He conducted the Mexi can. War to a successful termination and was inlrumental in securing a peace with our sister Republic. He now is again our leader i n another war.a war against the schemes of the British leaders and their free trade allies, and which is equally important to the interests of the country. If we succumb to British theoriesthe next move will be to give us their form of government, which we have twice repudiated, and twice driven them trora our shores fur attempting to fasten on to us. In this third conflict we have, as in the second. the gallant Scott for our leader, and with him. a hero that never whs conquered, we there for raise our battle cry Scott lea fs! tf jrnh! on, Frsmtn. o:i!" Znesvil!e Courier. New aid Then! "To show (saya the Dayton Gaxette) the utter hypocrisy of these politicians whoare now defam'mg General Scott let us go back a few years and look at the record. In the month of February, 1 846, the Ohio Legis lature, adopted the following resolutions:" Resolved, That we have full confidence in the bravery and skill of Majors Generals Scotland Taylor, THE HEROES OP MA NY A HARD FOUGHT BATTLE, and that the dignity of the nation and the honor of the army can be committed to no abler eommandrrs. Retolved, That a copy of these resolutions be, by the Governor transmitted to our sena tors and Representatives in Congress, with the request that they be laid before that body. One object of thnse resolutions, which were adopted in each branch of the Legislature UX A IJASIMU'JS VU1E, was to de feat and rabuke the attempt, then being made by Mr. Polk and his Cabinet, to have Senator Benton, a mere civilian appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Army in Mexico. The attempt failed : Gen. Scott went on and took the castle and city of Vera Cruz; won the "victories of Cerro Gordo, Conlreras, nhuriihuarn. niipmiltdc: and finaltr before the year closed, planted the star-bright ban- ner of the country upon the National Palace of the enemy. Democratic abase f Gei. Scttt. The predetermination of the Democratic presses and orators to misrepresent every act of General Scott, to malign his motives, dis parage bis services, asperse his character in short to pursue a system of detractionand abuse unparalleled io the annals of political controversy, has been apparent ever since the campaign was opened, the discreet ad- rice of Gen. Cass, to conduct the contest in'a liberal ard generous spirit, discarding calum ny and vituperation, the handiest weapons in the armory of Locofocoism, has been utterly disregarded, and a personal warfare has been waged against Gen. Scott more disgraceful if possible, than the malignant assaults direc ed against Mr. Clay in 1 844. The gallant old soldier, whose life has been devoted to his country whose brilliant services have for years keen the theme of the warmest eulogies fy men of all parties, cannot now move a sin gle step, or utter one word, without calling down upon his head the ribald jeers of the opposition press. 1 1 is most interesting speech at Sandusky, in which he recited the particu lars of the masificent offar made him when in Mexico, to put himself at the head of that government, abandoning service under his own, is made the subject of the most veno mous criticism, On the "other hand, the French paper published in Mew York, is moved to special admiration by the bearing of Gen. Scott on that occasion. It says that be touched that episode ef his life with simplicity, and in the best of tate; and upon his disin-tefestedness,-ineontestible patrolisui, and sin cere republicanism, it pronounces a fitting eulogium. It ranks him with the mighty men of the Roman world, and asks, what oth er. General would have made such a sacrifice of gold and of such a perspective of serreignty in order to remain faithful to eon science and duty. Com. Adv. What few rotes will do; Friends of Scott and Graham! just one word ftK you to heed. Ohio has nearly 1 5, 000 school districts, and there has been no election in the State since 1844 at which less than two Whigs in a district 30.00J in the State I did not absent themselves from the polls. - Now let -every Whig who reads this para graph tell this fact to his Whig Neighbor, and make a special rommittee man of him : and also consider lu'rotelf af-pecial commute to see to it that Mi's year hot oh Whig in hi district fails to deposit bis vote on the 2d of Novem ber. Do this throughout the State, and the Whig triumph will be complete. Ohio will then cettainly give Winfield Scott Iter 23 electoral votes, and place his election to the Presiden cy beyond question.'1 " "" Gen. Scott In Buffalo. Gen. Scstl reached- Buffallo on --Tuesday morning. A large number of person col lected to welcome him, and he was escorted to his hotel by a grand civic and military procession, lie was received by the ft lay or in a brief speech, in which he alluded te the various affairs on the frontier in the neighbor hood, and which Gen. Scott bad distinguished himself and won an undying name. To which Gen. Scott replied: Mr Fbhow-Citixbss of Buffalo: I am happy to be able to feel that I am not a stranger among you. It is now 40 years and one week since 1 first visited this place since t nret caught a view ef the mighty in land ocean which now lies spread before me, It is upwards of forlhy years, since I was cal led upon to form a camp of instruction in this neighborhood; and since the army first or ganized here aad prepared for those great battles which our countrymen do not now choose should be forgotten. Applause. I well recollect the scenes which were en acted in this neighborhood at that period. They are brought back forcibly to my mind this morning when I behold some of my fel low actors in those scenes; for although so many have passed away, I thank God that a few still remain of my old campanions of 1812. In the space of time which has inter vened since then, Buffalo has passed from a hamlet, to a mighty city. Thanks to the enterprise and intelligence of its inhabitants, an impor tant city now rises where then all was desola tion. Buffalo was burned in the winter of 1313,-14. 1 was at along distance from this place at the time of the burning, and the whole frontier was in a state of despondency ofdespar- At that period I was sent here by the gov ernment to form a new army and to endeavor to make head against the enemy. While the army remained, and I am proud to say they rendered good service, the inhabitants took courage they returned to the smoul dering rnins where once had stood their dwell ings, and commenced rebuilding. Whilst 1 remained I had the pleasure of seeing their labors progress, of beholding their houi es rise from the foundation to the crowning roof. I had also the satisfaction of hiring out volun teers to assist them in their work from amongst the mechanics who had enlisted in the ranks of the army and brave, noble soldier they were. They aided the inhabitants in their work, and constributed all in their power to their relief. These are the recol lectious which make this spot most interest ing, and render the present moment one of the proudest of my life. 1 here are other associates, too, more per sonal, with' which these scenes are connected. I do not forget that it was in this neighbor- bood.forly years and four days ago on this very day, that 1 heard the report of the first can non and musket that 1 ever heard bred in war. (Loud, cheers.) I well remember never, in deed can 1 forget the valuable assistance which the brave and patriotic cuizens of this vicinity gave to the arunv of their country in securing the victories which followed. I re member the assistance, indeed, received from the inhabitants on the entire frontier, who came to the aid of the regular tioops and and helped not a httie in achieving the victo ries which thenceforth crowned our arms. I thank you then, heartily, my country men of all parties, for this welcome. I make no distinction, and I trust none is made by any one on this occasion, between Whigs and Democrats. I hare made, and I make no allusion to party topics; I say to all my coun trymen, whether of this or that party whether born upon soil or adopted by their own voluntary acts I thank you for this greeting, and am proud, too, to claim your great State of New York as my home for thirty odd years. I am happy to belong to the great and glorious Union, of which this is the Empire State. I am proud and happy to owe alle giance to that Union te owe devotion to the Constitution, and to all the compromises of the Constitution. In this day of prosperity and sunshine, there is little merit in boasting that like you, I have been ready at all times, to lav down mv life in the support of that Union and Constitution But may l not Dope that my past life, in darker hours, has proved my sincerity, and is sufficient to guarantee that partake of your devotion to the best in terest of our common country. My friends, being debarred from all party topics being resolved not in any instance to touch upon such subjects I have little mora to add, except my hearty thanks, the thanks of an old soldier, for the honor you have this day done him. The occurence of this day will be added to my other pleasing recollec tions of your city, and cherished the remain -of my life a life already extended to the usual span, and which cannot last more than fifteen or twenty years longer. Accept, then, my friends, my hearty thanks for the warmth and sincetiiy of your welcome, and may God bless and prosper you all. There were loud and enthusiastic cheers when the General had finished this happy address, and the effect of his quiet, but earnest manner of delivery was great upon the assemblage. Every man appeared de lighted with the old warrior, and they who had been accustomed to believe that he was an awkward and bungling orator, stared at each other in astonishment The Scott glee club of Buffalo, then advanced to the front or the balcony, while the General stood back, and sang two of their songs in a style difficult to equal and impossible to excel. The Gener al was evidently delighted at beautiful songs of the Club, and when they had concluded, he shook all the members by the hand, as suring them that during bis lifetime, he had never heard the songs they had favored him with; executed in better style. The General then withdrew to the drawing rooms, and re ceived the visits of his friends, who soon filled the spacious rooms to overflowing. He leaves town, we believe.on to-morrow morning's train for the East. Buffalo Com. , if not Trae. We find the following in the spirited Rough Notes of Buffalo: "Somebody tells a story to the effect that Martin Van Buren, while on a tour through the west in 1840, was overset in a stage coach, and as he stood up to his knees in mud, he asked the driver how the accident happened, and was told by that personage that he had already upset eleven Members of Congress, and by so doing, had secured the votes of every one them for appropriations to the National Ro.-id, and ns he never before had a President for a passenger, he thought he would improve the opportunity by doing his duty to the West, in endeavoring to pre vent a veto, in case another appropriatien should pass. The argument of the driver was certainly a forcible one, and it would he well if he could have the handling, for a few miles of travel, of Democratic candidates for the Presidency and Vice Presidency. How evever, it matters very little, for the people have determined to upset them both this fall.' THE FREEMAN: FREMONT, OHIO. J.S.FOCKE Editor. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1852. WHIG NOMINATIONS. For President WINFIELD SCOTT, Of New Jersey. For Vice President, WILLIAM A. GRAHAM, Of North Carolina. Senatorial Electors. Wm. Dennison of Columbus; E. D. Mansfield, of Cincinnati; District Electors, 1 Chas. Anderson, of Hamilton; 2 James Scott Harrison, do; 3 T.J. Harsh, of Preble; 4 J. W. Defrees, of Miami; 5 Dan. Seegur, of Lucas : 6 H. L. Penn, of Blown; 7 John M. Williams; 8 Wm. Lawrence, of Logan ; 9 8. Birchard of Sandusky; 1 0 J. I. Van Metre, of Pike ; 1 1 W. E. Finck. of Perry ; 12 J. R. Stanberry, of Licking; 13 John Sherman, of Richland ; 1 4 S. Orr, of Wayne ; 15 A. B. Norton, of Knox; 16 Alex, Lewis; 17 RB. Moore; 18 R V. Humphrev. of Summit; 19 W. L. Perkins, of Lake; 20 S. C. Clark, of Mahonning; 21 J. A. Bingham, of Harrison ; alliance: Between the LOCOFOCO Party in the Uni ted States, and ENGLAND, to break down American Manufactures, and thus se cure the Market for England ! qqqqqqqqqq The Proof. 07 Prom the Loudon Tint. . The triumph of the candidate of the Dmnrratie party, brought fnruard by the men of the South, trill secure, probaOly tarei-er, me amnaenrif of liberal com mercial principles, and if Lord Derby lionlrl nrxt ysar be disposed to take the American tariff for his model, we have utile doubt it will serve to remove the last illnmo-is or t ' protective system from his mind. In this respect, and oo this point, we take Gen. Pierce to ba a fair representative of the opin ions of Mr. Calhoun , and. as such, a valuable prac tical alley to the Commercial policy of this country.' fjr From the London Leader. C) 'We are without information as to the views of Gen. Pierce on the subject ofeo optiration with Eng land; but ice cannot say that ice feel any a'iprehennon on the point, and ire shall aicait the final action not mthmtt harc in the eonndenc of manu t men can friends that it will kksdlt wkll." 07"- From the Manchester Examiner. -CO "The rlertion of Gen. Pierce irill at anil rate nrore that the Democratic majority, m'htitever mav be ther other difference, are unanimous in their testimony on nehall of a liberal eniiimen-ial policy, and any Government he may form will he one on which this country may rely for effectual cooperation in re ducing, wherevor practicable, existing impediments to international intercourse." Daniel Webster s Dead! He died at Marshfield on Sunday morning last at twenty-three minutes to three. One after another, in swift succession, the great lights of the Western Continent are fa ding away into darknes. First Calhoun was called, then the lamented Clay, and now Web ster !. a trio mightier in all the elements of usefulnes and distinction, in affluence and in tellectual endowments, in all the higher facul ties, and a general capacity to consolidate and illustrate republican institutions, than any other three men who have adorned the Sen ate of the nation. His disease was complicated. The liver was diseased, but the immediate cause of his death was inflamation of the bowels. Presidential Election-, November second Polls open at 6 o'clock in the morning, and close at six in the evening. Look suit far Fraadnleit Tickets. The leaders of the Locofoco party w ill re sort to any means to secure their ends, snd they are just as likely to print tickets headed Scott and Graham, with the names of the lo aofoco electors on, as they are to do the thou sand and one dirty tiicks they do do. There fore, let every friend of Scott examine the names of the electors on his ticket, and see that they are spelled precisely as the follow ing: For President. WINFIELD SCOTT. For Vice President, WILLIAM A. GRXHAM- For Elvctors for President and Vice President. Senatorial Electors. Edward D. Mansfield, William Dennison, Jr. District Electors, Charles Anderson, James Saffin, Thomas J. Larsh, v " ' ' John W. Defrees, Daniel Segur, Hanson L. Penn, John M. Williams, William Lawrence, Sardis Birchard, John I. Van Meter, William E. Finck, James R.Stanbery, John Sherman, Smith Orr, A. Banning Norton. Alexander Lewis, Robert B. Moore, Van R Humphrey, William L. Perkins, Silas C. Clarke. John A Bingham. Chippewa Club! W, C. HEDGES, And others, ot'Tifnn city, will address flic people at Social Hall. thir'(Fridny) evening, October 29th," The Last Time. '"" ' '""!- " This is the last opportunity that we will have of addressing our readers previous to the Presidential election, and a short retrospect of the past, and a few words of admonition for the future, may not be out of place. , Our readers will ngree with us. we think, that as far as we are concerned, and for the most part, as far as the Whig party are con cerned, this canvass has been conducted with r..:. :.. ... s ., - , -.-. oiy, ana ... an eye single to the honor, glory, and interest of our com- mon country. In our advocacy of the claims of General Scott upon the American people for the Pres idency, we have refered to his unpnralled ser vices to the country during a period of more than forty-five years, surpassing those of any other man, save Washington, the nation ever produced. We have pointed with pride to his brilliant deeds d uring the war of 1812, With admiration we have referred to his civic services to the Government, in settling the nullification rebellion in South Carolina; to his quieting the turbulent spirit that was be ing engendered by the Maine boundary ques tion; to his invaluable services on our North ern frontier during the Patriot war, and to the happy manner in which he succeeded in removing the Cherokee Indians beyond the 'Father of Waters, without the sacrifice of a human life, and by which was secured to the country that peace and safety so much needed by the hardy Pioneers of the West. We have also refered to bis unparalleled military tri umphs in Mexico, and his civil gouernment of that nation. In our opposition to Pierce, we have stead ily refrained from all personal abuse of the man. His private character has been unmo lested, although ample material was at hand for such a warfare. We have given you a history if it could be called a history of his civil and military services. His military ser vice was a blank, and it would be better for him, and more of an honor to the country, if his civil services were a blank, for, as we have repeateily shown, he has opposed every thing calculated to benefit this great country es pecially of the West. While in Congress, he inrariably opposed all appropriations for the improvement of Rivers and Harbors. He has as invariably opposed the right of petition, as we have frequently proven. He has voted against giving pensions to the old Indian fight era. He is opposed to giving the public lands to actual settlers, or distributing their proceeds among the States. He voted against giving the widow of Harrison the remnant of her husband's first year's salary, and in fine, he opposed every thing that was liberal, greati or good. Thus, we have endeavored to give good, sound, logical reasons for the faith that is within us. But how has it been with our opponents? How has it been whh the oppo sition paper in this place? The hole course of its editors has been one of personal abuse and vituperation of Gen. Scott. That paper has represented Gen. Scott as the personitiott tion of all that was infamous and abandoned! It has represented him as a coward a duel istbobbing to doge his adversary's balls. It has published him as a proud, conceited coxcomb, as haughty and insolent, and an ar rant knave and demogogue. He has been represented as a car-bunckh'd-faced drunkard, and as having embezzled the pay of his sol diers. The terra of -Old Fuss and Feathers" has been applied to him, and an effort has been made to rob him of his laurels won at Lundy's Lane and Chippewa. In fine, not one manly sentiment, not an honest word has been uttered by that press in honor of the glorious old Hero all has been one continu ous stream of abuse and slang not one word of argument Next Tuesday the people of this Nation will be callt-d upon to render a final verdict on the claims ot these two men. Let every freeman candidly and impartially investigate the services, character and virtues of Scott snd Pierce, and then to honestly decide be tween them. It is the duty of every man to vote, and to vote Intelligently. If this is done, we have no fears for the result. Rascality of Locofocoism. The leaders of the Locofoco party in this town are reporting all sorts of falsehoods through the county. They are representing that the friends of cott have been circula ting spurious tickets; that Whig Postmasters have opened the envelopes of their documents and substituted those of the Whigs. They have also reported that certain prominent Whigs in different parts of the county have come out for Pierce, and that in some of the States the Whigs have dropped Scott and are going for some one else, and a hundred other stories fully as ridiculous. All these stories are false positive lies, and let no friend of our glorious old leader hesitate a moment to denounce them as such. If there are any spurious tickets in circula tion, they have been printed at the Democrat office, and no where else. So we warn our frienda to be on their guard ; to stand firm, and march up in solid philanx to the support of the Old Patriot, who has always stood by them, and a glorious victory awaits us next Tuesday. We have received sufficient returns from the election in this State to show that the Whigs have gained about 14,000 votes over last Fall's election leaving a Lotofoco majority in the Stale of only between 10,000 and ! 3.000 thousand on their Stale officers, and a majority i-f only about 5,000 on their members of Congress. Old Chippewa will get 20,000 votes that was not out t the last election, which would alone give him the State. But in addition to this, he will get 6000 voles from the Democratic party, and 4000 more from the Free ."-oil party, that were against us at that time, which will give him about 10,000 majority in the State. We feel confident Sandusky county will do her proportion towards bringing about this result j General Pierce. Nominated : .' v BY THE , , ; Philadelphia TVatives . FOR THE PRESIDENCY. The VhiladelphU Ledger of the 19th inst, publishes the manifesto of the Native Ameri can movement in Pennsylvania, for the elec ion of Qen. Pierce to the Presidency over the patriot Geo. Scott; who has incurred the deady hostily of these nsrow minded bigots for the iberi!ity of M, TieW8 0n tbe datura- ligation .Laws, and (he position taken by the Whig'press for Catholic Emancipation in New Hampshire, and the equal rights of Native and Adopted Citizixen. We append this manifesto of the Philadelphia Church-Burners, verbatim et literatim, as it appears. in the Ledger, and commend its perusal to Demo cratic Adoptsd Citizens tbroughou t the coun try : TO THE INDEPENDENT MEMBERS' OF THE AMERICAN PARTY 1 Ths State elections have been hehLsnd very brief space intervenes before the Presidential con test! . It must be apparent to reflecting minds, that the real issue of the struggle for sup remacy, lies between the two prominent can didates before the country. Gen. Pierce, n I W infield Scott; snd for on of these Americans must vote or be disfranchised. Entertaining the conviction that in the pres ent crisis of public affairs, of the Whig and Democratic parties, the Democratic party is the most reliable, the most in earnest, to maintain the integrity of the Union; with out pausing to assign other causes, our indivi dual preference are for Pierce and King, and we shall, to the extent of our bumble abilities, endeavor to persuade our American friends to unite with us at the promoting tbe success of the democratic nominees, oo tbe present oc casion. - In publishing these opinions, we are aware they reflect only the sentiments of thousands of Independent Americans, and so far from a disposition to dictate others for whom they should vote, we cheerfully abide the result at the ballot oox. P. Skenondogh Smith. I A. Rhoads, William N. Beebe, I James Camron, Gearge M. Crap, II. J. Mifflin, George W. Chambers, I John . Davis, Lemuel Paynter, j Wm. Bragan, Samuel Sears. I Gen. Peter Sken Smith, who signs the above Document, a few years ago headed the riotous mob which destroyed the Catholic Churches in Philadelphia, and has been one of the champions of the Native American movement ever since it commenced, A more proscriptive and illiberal bigot there is not to be found in the length and breadth ot this free Republic a more dangerons foe of puli tical and religious liberty cannot be produced than this same Smith, aad bis associates in this Pierce Movement on the part of the Native Americans, Beebe, Crap, Paynter, Lears, Rhoads, Cameron, Mifflin, Davis, and Bragan. Crap is the editor the American Standard, the central organ of the Natives at Harrisburgh ; and James Cameron is one of the Democratic party of Pennsylvania, and a brother of Gen. Simon Cameion, ex-U. S. Senator from that state. We understand that Gen. P. S. Smith has just returned from a vjsit to Gen. Pierce in New Hampshire, and has probably secured the promise of Gen. P. of office and patronage to the leader of Penn s Irania Nativisra if they shall work for Pierce and King. What savs the Nativists. Federalist, Blue litrht Boston Pilot to this? What says the African Celt, and its puppy Editor McGee? ho impudently writes himself down as the "echo of all the Clergy." What says our, r- freshing neighbor the Truth Treller? : What says our "ietra friend the Irish Ameri can ? We shall st-e. Bv the mother of Moses we cannot much longer draw upon our pa tience and forbearance with some of these gents. A little more provocation and then let them look out for their scalps. The Irishman. Jty On last Saturday evening, the Chip pewa Club was addressed by N. W. Good hue, Esq. Mr. G. made a most excellent speeeh. it was argumenuve ana convincing, and told with a powerful effect upon all re fleeting men. The audience was large, and well pleased. We are pleased to learn that Mr. G. has been doing, and will continue to do good service for the people's favorite. '. t&r General Wtnfield Scott will belie next President 1 Mark that! OhioTpeno sylvania, and New York will give h:mtheir Electoral votes. Mark that too! And we want all the friends of Scott to mark another tiling, and that is to go to the polls next Tues day and vote. so 50,000 Voters. Not less than 50,000 voters in Ohio failed to deposite their, ballots at tbe late election. Of these, perhaps three-quarters are Whigs. About 37,000 Whigs did not vote remem ber that and that partion in S tndusky coun ty that neglected this imporrant duty, should remember that the election might be lost by a similar degree of inactivity. Don't stand there idly. Arouse your neighbors. residential Election This importan election takes place on Tues day, November 2J. We hope no Whig voter in Sandusky will forget the lay, or fail to deposit his ballot, fer any cause, save that of physical inability to get to the polls! If Ohio is to bs ths battle ground in this Presi dential contest, it would be a shame for the State to go by default, in consequence of the indifference of the Whigs. Wa have the power in our hands te give the 23 Electoral votes of Ohio to Gen. Scott, and will bs re creant to our trust if we. do not doit. Whigs of Sandusky ! let us do our our duty in the premises, and whatever may be the result we shall have the consolation of know ing that we did all that was in our power to do fir the success of our candidates, and the triumph of correct principles. Th pre sent is a important crisis, and every Whig is expected to do his duty. The noils will he open between 6 and 10 o'clock, and close at 6. same as at the State election. General Scott was welcomed back to Wash ington by an immense assemblage of citizens. on Friday last. He was addressed by the ex-Mayor of Washington, in an eloquent speech. , ', . I'V The Bight f petStUa Mr. Flerea's . , . votes. - On the Sd of February, 1835, Mr. Pierce being a member of (he House of Representa tives, a petition from N. Y, signed by 800 ladies, praying for the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia, was pre sented. A motion was made to lay it on tbe table, was carried 117 to 27, Mr. Pierce pu ling Arc December 18th, 1835, be roted in the ssme manner. December 21st, 1835, Mr Owens moved to suspend the rules to enable him to offer tbe following resolutions: 'That in opinion of this House, the ques tion of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia ought not to be euUrtaiued br i Congress. "That in case any petition praying the ab olition ef slavery in tbe District of Columbia be hereafter presented, it is the' deliberate opinion of this House tliat the tame ought to to be laid on the table wilhiout reading. . December 23d, 1835 8th Febrnary, i83q 22d February, 1836 18th and 25th May. 1828 Deember 26tb, 1826 January 9th, and 18th, 1837 February 6ib, 8th- and 11th, 1834 on each of these days Mr. Pierce was consistent in voting against ths right of petition. On tbe 18th December. 1837, Mr. Pierce was in the Senate, and spoke to the ssme tenor. On the 27th be voted for Mr. Cal houn's celebrated slavery resolutions. Oa the 3d Jan. 1833, two ' petitions were pre sented ; one againat the annexation of Texas and tbe admission of any new State tolera ting slavery ; the otber for the obolition of tbe interslave trade. Mr. Pierce voted to lay them on the table. Oa tbe 9th January, 1820, Senator Pren tis presented resolutions of the Slate of Ver mont, against the annexation of Texas, against slavery in the D. of C, and against Atherton's Gag Resolution. A motion was made that they be laid upon tbe table and printed. The first part of the motion prevailed, when it was moved to lay the motion to print upon the table. This was carried, and a sover eign State was insulted, grosely, intentionally insulted. Franklin Pierce voted the affirm ative. No change came over Mr. Pierce durinir his Senatorial career, there was no hesita tion in bis obedience to southern dictation. No wonder he was a pet of his taskmasters, and that they were loud in his praises then calling him 'the first mac in New England.' bo wonder they are ready new to furnish him certificates of character to any. extent But is it not inconceivable that papers pro fessing an exclusive attachment to the exer cise of free speech, and of the right of peti tion, can be fouad laboring for the elevation of such a man to tbe Presidential chair? Milwaukee Sentinel. Gei. Pierce against Rivers and Ilar- nors. June 28th, 1834, Harbor and River Bill. appropriating 722,287 dollars, opposed by franklin fierce, approved by Andrew Jackson. March 3d, 1835, appropriating 424.187 dollars opposed by Franklin Pierce, IT ap proved by Andrew Jackson. July 3d, 1836, appropriating 648.119 dol lars opposed by Franklin Pierce, 3T approv ed by Andrew Jackson. . March Jl, 183, appropriating 1,374,722 dollars, opposed by Franklin Pierce, t3T ap proved by Andrew Jackson. July 7th, 1838. appropriating 1,469,108 dollars, opposed by Franklin Pierce, tW ap proved by Martin Van Buren. August 3d, .1846 appropriating 1,283,450 dollars, opposed by all the New Hampshire democratic Senators and Representative, and S3r vetoed by James IV. folk I Friends of Rome Labor. Lock at This. ."England may rely upon GEN. PIERCE for effectual Co-opperation. Manchester (England) Examiner. "The primary question for the United Slates in tbe election, as it is for ourselves in in the electorial contest of this week, is the national sanction, and inviolable - establish ment of Free Trade. The triumph of the candidates of the Democratic party, brought forward by the men of the South, will secure, probably for ever, the ascendency of liberal commercial principles. In this respect and on this point, we lake Gen. Pierce - to- be a fair representative of the opinion of Mr. Cal houn, and, as such, a valuable practical ally to the commercial policy of this country. Gen. Pierce has our best wishes for bis suc cess." London (England) Times, July 6, 1852. . "When the Celt has crossed the Atlantic, he begins for tbe first time in his life to con-' suree the manufactures of this country (Eng land) and indirectly to contribute to its' cus toms. We may possibly live to see the day when the chief produce of Ireland will be cattle, and English and Scotch tbe majority of her population. Tbe nine or ten millions of Irish, who by that time will have settled in the United States, cannot he less friendly to England, and will certainly be much better customers to her thsn tbey now are." London Times. Friends of Internal Improvements, Uewdlbis. Resolved, That the Convention does aof confer on the General Government any pow er to commence and carry on a general ays torn of Internal Improvements. Baltimore Democratic Platform. " Look at this list 1 Oaone side, in favor of the measure, von will see all the Nothern votes, with the exception of a few ever-faith ful and never-too-much-to be honored North ern Democrats. ' Among these last, our eye rests with inexpressible pleasure upon the name of Harry Hibbard, of New Hampshire, and the friend of Franklin Pierce, and, we be lieve, the Representative of his . District A little lower down is that of Peaslee. another Granite State Democratic. With Hibbard, Peaslee and Jackson, stands nearly every Democratic member of Congress from the South." Savannah Georgian on ths River Harbor Hill. . . , "This bill is the first of the sort that has been passed foi a long time, and it will be the last for four years, at least Franklin Pierce will come into power on the 4th of next March. A strict construction and res pect for the constitution is ths Medean law of the Democratic party; snd Mr; Pierce, be sides that general reason, is bound by every ides of consistency, and by every met oi nis nast career, to veto evenr bill like this. He will do it if they are presented to him Just so surely as there is a sun in the sky." Rich mond' Examiner, Kiver and Harbor liiil. - - FRIENDS OF EQUAL RIGHTS, READ THIS! Ths Nsw Hampshire Tsst. "The failure of that Convention is directly - traced to those hunker leaders, FlbrCCr., Atherson 5c Co., who were determined that it should either be entirelv subservient to their party views, or be what it was, an abortion. They succeeded, snd to them belongs the honor." Concord Democrat, June 12th, 1851. :