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The M'Arthur Democrat.
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Pkvton Cox, ,
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J. Bloeb,
Aoiu Lyam,
J. Eaeom,
Hanidcn Furnace,
Mt. Pleasant.
Harrison Towuship,
jsioers store,
The M'Arthur Democrat. POETRY.
Ladies' Stockings.
A clothes line in yonder garden
Goes wandering among the trees,
And on ii two very long stockings
Are kicking the evening breeze;
And a tot of lancy dry goods.
Whose nature 1 cannot define,
Are wildly and merrily Hupping
About that same old line.
And a very sly young lady,
At the parlor window sews ;
And 1 rather conclude if you tried it,
You'd fiud she'd fit into tliem ho&e;
She's only a halt' length picture,
Foreshortened below the breast, rope
But the- dry-goods which dance one tight
Out yonder, just muke up the rest.
So dreamlike, she seems so gentle,
You'd think her too good lor earth;
' And I feel that a holier spirit
Is hauishiug vulgur mirth
Toils worldly home by Jingo!
What a flourish that muslin Wrovva,
And how uncommonly taper
Those stockings go off at the to.-s.
O, eyes! Like the ky when its bluest!
O, hair! Like (heni-lit without star!
O, nnJbiin and hose! 1 can't hulp it!
Ye still draw my thoughts over "thar!"
"I list lady alone is substantial.
'I he Clothes but a fancy ideal,
Yet somehow or other confound it
i'tumiv.'il up iliPbhauiu:id theieul.
O Love! j mi' re the tifine old sixpence
" til.- ii -,.;t, iK- muff, ir t!: lii:-k,
w g'i up with a rii.sh like a rocket,
lilu come ituu ii at lust like the stick.
An l let love-thonht be lolly or lowly,
I'la'oiiic, or lLiii, 1 opine,
Thai ilu-y all, li..e m w dry goods and
ijc luiij to the very same Hat,
Be tut thai no better a garden
Was ever jet wauling in Aoo;
And Meislcr Karl thinks thul a ballad
Louks well whuu it ends with a close!
Muster Ivaiu..
Real the Voice of a True Follower
of John Wesley !!!
We publish to-day the portion of a
letter ot l'rolessor Long-street, and de-
tire to call Uio particular attention ol
our readers to it, as a bold and manly
exposition ot the lnlamous and cor
ruptins tende.icies of Know Nothins-
Professor L. is one of the most elo
quent and popular divines in the Soutli
western States, and has lou been con
sidered the head of the Methodist
church iu that section of the country
Ho exposes with a bold and masterly
hand the awful consequences that must
inevitably follow the success ot this
God-defy inr, infidel combination.
"In June last, I lud just heard of a
new organization in tins country se-
cret in its movements, and going under
the head of Know Nothings, it:
principles l understand to be opposi
tion to (Jatliolics and foreigners, to be
(planned in the dark, strengthened by
oaths, and manifested at the ballot-box
It filled me with alarm.
"I saw in it the elements- of rapid
expansion ana awful explosion. 1 ex
hibited them to the class that gradua-
ted in that month, and forewarned them
to have nothing to do with it. Had 1
been inspired. I could hard I v have
foreshadowed its history more acurate
ly than I did. . Of my prediction no
thing remains to be fulfilled but the
outpouring of more blood. My fore
cast in relation to it ought to insure
respect for my judgment, in and about
(Jxtord at least ; but it is the very fore
cast which is raising a buzz of discon
tent against me in this vicinity now.
Thi. is the sin which brought out
gainst me the recondite presses which
1 nave named above, it is called 'dab
bling in politics;' but its true name is
4 Unpalatable Truth. This is the siu
for which I am soon perchance to be
sacrificed. They that stoned the nropli
.els of old are yet alive, and why siio'il
1 expect a better late than theirs? Well,
I do not know that a better use could
be made of my old carcass than the
, offering of it upon the altar of this
Amtrinnn' Rial. An inrpnse miirlit
arise from, it that would do more to
purify the Church and the State from
this modern abomination than anything
Which can emanate Irom my poor,
frost-covered brain. -The public lias
now the sum total of my political stus,
Jjublic and private. 1 shall speak at
arge of the uew order in In appeal to
toy church ttnoiqe future day, it I may
.be allowed to do so. I am commitwdj
gainst it, and I shall oppose it torev
ef not in tlie class-room, but every
where else; not as a partisan, but as a
Christian. This the patrons of the
university should know. For all the
honors and emoluments of earth I could
not be induced to assume a position of
neutrality in regard to it. If all ex.
perience be not a falsehood, and all
history a lable, it will throw this conn
try into caseless convulsions, if it be
not crushed, and that speedily.
"In my view, every nun who Ins a
I 1 ! it i a .
scrupie s inuuence snouid nse against
it now, immediately, ere it be lorev
er too late. Indeed, it allows no neu
trality. With its professed American-
ism it assumes an absolute dictatorship
ii win auow no man to question it
purity or its policy. It gathers within
its pale men of dignity, talent, and pie.
iy, preauiers. aim teacfiers, and with
them the most depraved, abandoned.
deperate, God defying sinners upon
earth; binds them by oaths in bonds of
fellowship, sets them all to work in
politics, and nothing but politics. I
find a christian brother among them; I
read to hi in II Cor. vi, 14, and on.and
1 implore hun to come out from such
connexions; ami i addres .es me in tones
ol despotic authority on thiswise; Sir,
my name is FoUtics; you are a c!er
gymaii, and clergymen should have
nothing to do with politics!' Mii 'ht.'
cries my orotner; -old man, you'll ruin
yourself if you meddle with politics!'
I say to him, 'Your oaths are against
the laws of God and your church.'
'Sir,' it responds, 'do you thus denounce
the pious ol my order Have you no
respect for the church or your place V
I denounce the sinners of the band,
and the saints reprove me! The saint
shields the sinner, and the tinner the
sdint. If such a combination is not
enough to make the church and Slate
both shudder, I know not what would.
"On me the new order bears with
intolerable pressure. It rides before me
ike the ghost ot lianquo at my every
step in tue patnway oi duty.
i am a preacher. It I preacn up
on the sanctity of oaths, it regards it
sett insulted, and attacks me accord
ingly, it i pieacli to Christians to
come out from the wicked, it insults me
lor assailing know nothings. It 1 preach
lhat the love of Christ is not bounded
by State lines, it charges me with at'
tcking the articles ot its creed against
Ureiiicrs- -
"i am a teacher. It I teach that
unlawful promises are not binding, 1
shall be charged with justifying the
exposure of know Nothing secrets.
1' 1 set tue lesson to my pupils where
in J. 13, .Say says that every accession
a man lj a country is an accession
of tieasure, 1 am to be published to the
world as iudoctriniiig my pupils with
anti-Know Nothing politics. As I am
ever to be gored by this young mad
bull, 1 hau as well take it by tue horn
uuce. Let the Oiu'er keep its hands
ot!' me, the church, and the constitu
tion, and 1 will never disturb it; but
wher it creeps from its dens, uudcrthe
name of politics, vvita one arm around
Methodist preacher and the other
around the desperate demagogue, and
introduces them to me as united by
triple oaths in indisoluble bauds ol
wedlock, 1 shall not t-top to inquire
whether its name suits its character, or
what the delicacies ot my calling de
mand of nit-; but, under my Christian
impulses ol horror,! nill pronounce the
union adulteious by the prior espousal
the one and the utter prostitution oi
the other. 1 Mill warn Hie first, bv
the shade ol Wesley, to his lirsl love
ere his candle-slick be removed out ol
place; and 1 will warn the other, by
the shade ot Washington, to repent
and return to the principles ot lhat
great man, ere he make republicanism
stench in the nostrils ol all true pat
riots. And if they heed me not. 1 wiil
with God's help, drive them out ol the
land, though it cost me my life to do
When u throws us lasso into my
lecture-room, and drags Irom it to the
cave one ot my luster children, anu
there ludoctriuates him in random
earing plots, religious persecution,
and slucKing ethics, 1 shall not stop
cousult tue dignities of phrase or
place, or to separate its holy Irom its
vile; but, Irom tue instincts of my na
ture, 1 will cry aloud 'Tuou double
laced monster, spare the youn"! For
Uod's sake, spare the oung!
l luve taugtit them irankuess, open
ness, independence ot thought and ac
tion, modesty, prudence, reverence for
age, and courtey to all. Do not, I
implore you, substitute for this teach
ing your cavern tactics, your bandit-
like oaths, aud signs, and grips, and
pass-words, and nonsensical forms.
leach then not to sunder all other tits
those ot the Know Nothings.
Throw one sacred element into vour
combustible combination thai, shall
piev enl it from setting tire to our schools-
colleges. Mrsmssippians fathers
Whig lathers -Know Nothing fath
erspicture to yours'elveg your ion,
uotoutol his teens, standing amidst a
motley groupgathered from f very grade
society, with one band on the left
breast and the other up-bearing the fins
his country, while tome wretrli.
perchance Irom the sinks of society,
tetters him with oatns, which are to
his independence, freedom of
epeecb, freedom of action, and tree-
rlnm cnfTVarva f.pa.. Art IT l.
" a"n :"r. v.. rr"
..".u,vui,Si,w, uutui iiic ututr.i'-r"'!
nciLviuc uc nicy io nieir religion:
this does not unite every father in solid
phalanx against it, let no man covet a
place in a school or college in Missis
sippi. Yea, verily I am in uy 'do
tage,' I am a raving madman, or the
Church and State are on the high road
to ruin. Such is the orderof which I
may not speak at all, or only in court
pnrase! ;
"Now, geutlemen.editors.and Know
Nothings, you have something sensi
ule and tangible to harp upon, with
out resorting to rumor. I am against
you tor life. You peck at me as t.'io
you supposed it would distress me sore
ly to lose my place. You are mistaken
sirs; I was twice on the point of resign
ing it, but by earnest entreaty was'in-
uuceu to retain it. lie assured gentle
men, alter tilling five chairs for five
years, and perlonning duties enough
to wear out most men in that time, it
will not cost-me a sisli to relinnuUh
it. Never will I hold it upon condition
that I must treat Know Nothingism
with respect.
"Nations, like men, run mud at
times, and nothing but time and blood
letting can cure them. My course is
taken carefully, thoughtfully, prayer
fully taken. I am no Catholic. Put
Methodism and Romanism on the field
of fair argument, and I will stake my
all upon the issue; but I am not such a
coward as to tlee the field of honorable
wanare lor savage amous i. lighting, or
such a fool as to believe that a man's
religion is to be reformed by harrassing
his person. Nor am I quite so blind
as not to see that, when the work of
crushing churches is begun iu the coun
try it is not going to stop with the over
throw of one. All Protestantism al
most will be against me two-thirds ol
my own Chuich,I judge.will be against
me the trustees will be alarmed for
the interest ot my college my col
leagues of the faculty will be uneasy
my best friends will be pained but
I have an abiding confidence that noth
ing will be lost by my course in the
end. It will bo madness in men to
withdraw their sons from the able
teaching of my colleagues for my fault
to attack the college to injure me; btu
these are days of madness: and this is
the way in which obnoxious prolss
ors are commonly attacked. Be it so.
1 nave dou my duty, and I leave the
consequences with Uod. And here I
sign .my name to what I deem the best
legacy that I could leave my children
a record proof that neither place,
nor policy, nor temporial interest, nor
friendships, nor church, nor threaten
ing storms from every quarter, could
move their father for an instant from
principle, or awe him into silence when
the cause of God and his country re-
quireu mm to speak.
. .
"Augustus U. Lonostrekt."
[From the Hartford Times.]
Whereas, the State Council of Know
Nothings at its receui session in Nor
nicn, in t.ia grossest iolation of its
constitution and laws by which it pro
leases to oe gorerueil, and contrary to
every decision lounded upon evidence
nd justice, did revoke the chartei of
this council on the representation of '.he
Presidents of two other councils in this
town Nos. 105 and 109; that a major-
y of its members voted at the Spring
election in accordance with the dic
tates of their own consciences, without
fear or favor of apv man: Therefore,
Resolved, That we can regard the ac
tion of the State Council, in thus re
voking our charier without even noti
fying us ol such intention, in no other
light than that ol a base usurpation ol
power, oppressive alike to us and every
subordinate Council in the State.
Resolved, That this action has fully
opened our eyes to the manifest deter
mination of the Order to crush out both
Ireedom of speech and action in the
park of its members; to utterly dite
gard its assurances and obligations, pro
lessedlr made in good faith, whenever
shall best suit i'.a secret, dark, and
unhallowed purposes; and henceforth
to regard uo other law than that of pas
tionaie impulse and arbitrary proscrip
tion, which bag ever been the last re
sort of those powers only that have at
tempted to shield the moat gigantic
wiongs under the dangerous plea of ne
cessity aud absolute authority.
Resolved, That, iu our opinion, the
lime has arrived, for the alarm to be
sounded in - the ears of the people of
Connecticut, aud to inform them of the
existeuce of a secret Order in their
midst which is striking a blow in the
dark agaiusi our institutions of civil aud
religious liberty, and which, if suffer-
d to go on, will soon deatro) all wt
hold most dear in religion, politics aud
Resolved, That we feel that we sho'd
prove false to our obligations to God and
our country, if we were to keep silence
such a ViniK si this. a that we here
set forth to the people the followiue
exposition of the Order, aud the objec
tions wnicn arise in our mind a to the
principles of jta organization tai ac
tion. On our admission to the order we had
given to as toe solemn pledgf aod i-
umi us incn wonia con
I ..... ti. .. - .
" v vr8 w..uia be
i wo mu aireaay tanen
aim in uou, our counirr, and our
tor the sola reason that wa
had acted as we were bound to do un
der the constitution of the Stale, and
that we honestly complied with our sa
cred obligations as electors, we were"
ejacted from the Order, anathematized
at unworthy of respect, undeserving of
ui conuuence or trust Iu any business
transaction, aud as deserving only the
cotu and reprosch of all good men. We
were subjected to the most fearful de
aul)riuiions because we would not sur
reader up to this moat accursed of all
despotisms our freedom of citizenship
and degrade ourselves do'vn to the ig
oomhiioua servitude of wearing a mas
titis collar.
lit view of such things, what honest
mi would contend that any obliga-
uum wnicn micni imrosed bv hi
Uriles are la the least binding or enti
ties to a moment a - respejvl Who
would not go rather one tleo further.
anu say mm man is guilty of perjury
iu mo iiiiMiem uenrea who won J n
who the Order against his own honest
We believe If the parent for such a
cause disowns the olFjprinz. the oblir-a-
tiun to keep the secret nf such a parent
il forever absolved, and the liahtof dav
should be permitted to Dauetrata intu
lha dark recesses of this institution, so
worthless, and at the same time so dan
gerous and destructive to the genius of
American institutions. It is arrayed in
warlare against the whole machinery of
rdpuuiican government.
Il has enticed the people from their
homes in the still hours ol darkness, and
and it, numerous places of meetinc
bound them to its foul and fearful pur
poses by administering the most horrid
oaths, with oue hand rea'.iugon the Bi-
Die, ant: the other raised toward Heaven
to yield iliemtel ves unreservedly to the
control of tha secret power, aud even to
deny to their families aud to tha world
lhat they hold connection with the Or
Jrr. No person is permitted to hold an
opiuiou which has not the sauctiou of
tbe self instituted mouth-pieces of the
pjriy. Within this temple of supersti
tion Sir Oracle reigns supreme. The
-i-) votes who worships at its shriue is
Completely unmanned, lie uo longer
feels nor acts his former self. In secret
he steals away like t conspirator to the
place where the most inveterate ha tied
is engendered against tbe descendants
nd countrymen of those brave men
whose heroic valor assisted iu achieving
the liberties which we now enjoy. In
itie same manuer,.tid--U, i xk hour
of midnight, he gropes his way back to
hisfainiiy again, to repeal the huudred
times told lie of no connection with the
Order. So much falsehood in the fami
ly circle, where the utmost confidence,
truthfulness and harmony should exist,
his a direct tendency to produce suspic
ion and mistrust on the part of wives
and mothers toward their husbands and
sous; hence we find in every town
where a council exists the female por
tion of the community are speaking out
boldly their moral indignation against
an Order whose influence is so manifest
ly baneful upon all who are connected
with it, whether nearly or' remotely.
He n-ho does not here behold the sura
workings of demoralization aud ruin
must indeed be a poor moralist, '
But all these are evils of small mag
nitude and consideration when compar
ed with some other gigantic wrongs
with which it labors to curse our laud.
The scattering of a few pieces of red
paper of a peculiar shape obliges every
"brother" to arm himself with bowie
knife and revolver, or other deadly wen
pons, and follow the heck of their lead
er even to the shedding of blood. The
Ciiiciiinat'.i, Louisville, St. Louis, and
other fearful and bloody Know Noth
ing riots, are but the legitimate work
ings of the order, and but the beginning
ol such scenes as were euacled on the
soil of France uuder reu republican
Those who control and manage the
aUaira of this corrupt concern are in it
for the spoils of office ! and no maans,
however desperate, are left uutried to
compass this end.
The order is engaged in a crusade
against religion, il revives the old spir
it of persecutions for opinion's sake.and
of course rallies around its standard
thousand who are always found more
willing to fight against Catholicism
thau to practice their own profession.
Odious religious tests which have been
successfully reasoued down and remov
ed from the statute of our State are
speedily dragged from their loathsome
tomb and quickened into tile. No Cath
olic is to be tolerated, no matter how
sincerely he may revere his Maker; he
is to bold no office in the gift of the
people, have no part iu the government
nor interest in any of its coucetns,
while the atheist, deist, debauchee, in
fidel. Morman, or buddhist. is recognii-
ed as a good and worthy brother.
They have fearful apprehensions that
the Catholic church will soon ovarruu
aud possess the country to tbe ruin alike
of republicanism and religion and all
this, loo, when that church is in tbe
most rapid decline in the old country,
aud while it is only continuing iu Us
fold a moiety of those who reach our
shores strong iu their attatcbintut to its
cause! These apprehensions, theu, are
entirely uufouuded in fact and opposed
to common sense. It is only a trick oj
trufty political managers to bring lo
their am tbe religious element oi ineir
country, while it is generating dissen
sions, sectarian animosities, auu ioe
rankest intolerance, '
History anil experience alike teach
lhat no people were ever persecuiej
tor opinion's sake without coning out,
lp tha indtiiily increased ia numeri-
' "-gih .ad public rvo,. m.
- gayiog. .both old and true in all
''the blood of the martyr ia the seed
the church." No form tf religion has
been nut down by persecution of its
This order swears lis members never
to vote for a foreign-bum citizen to nil
any office in the gift of the people.
Thus birth place, rather thau Tirtue and
intelligence, is made a qualification for
tne places of trust and responsibility
What an absurdity is here I The Know
Nothing principles and practice would
elevate a Ueae.lict Arnold to the Presi
dency, ana at the tame lime proscribe
sucti men as Lafayette, Hamilton, Mjii
gomery. Gates, Steuben, DeKalb, Moul
trie, St, tlair, Morris, aud a host of no
1. 1 i ii.
oib aua ganant men woo freely speut
mew treasure and shed their blood in
our glorious srugle for liberty. And
are ma people ot Connecticut prepared
toauopt aucti principles at thse
principles wlucb are at war wiih the
machinery of ihe American government?
We have too much coufideuce in llidir
intelligence and honor to believe they
will long submit to this wrouj. We
feel coufident that there are at this time
thousaudi in the order who are similarly
auuaiea to ourselves, and who already
sea that its influence is for evil, upon
erery interest of our country. We
know of many in other parts of the
State who feel with m in thia matter
and who are resolved to come out and
wash their hands of thia foul and die
graceful business.
ine loregoing l brief statement of
lacts, no argument is naeded to add to
us .orce or develope more clearly tha
character of in ornniiktion whinh
wniiti u ostracizes a I thosa bom in i
foreign laud, draws into its toils thou
sands of honest and unsuspecting Araer-
caus.aiid men attempts to reduce them
to a condition of servitude, atrin ihm
of their individuality, degrade them to
mo position oi mere machines, aod com
pel them at the bidding of their masters
10 ui8ooey the dictates of their con
sciences, surrender their own ho'lights
in 10 tne Keeping or others, and violata
theffbaths of allegiance U tha State of
wnicn they are citizens.
Others may choose to submit to such
atrocious despotism, but as for our
selves we denounce it as contrary to the
genius oi our institutions, at war with
Ireedom of thought, and deservinz the
open denunciation of every true Ameri
Resolved, That the officers and mem
bers of this council affix their names to
the above.
Ktsolved, That the papers in this
Kl-. . .1.1.- ..
-..reujiimnti im iui urbanization ..arc
hereby requested to publish the foiego
B. P. BILL, President.
Daniel S. Swan, Marshal,
Cuas, A. Timsv. Instructor.
John Sterling,
John W. Bill,
Gideon Rogers,
II. A. Daniel l,
A. S. Lee,
Joel Clark,
Joseph W. Rogers,
Lodowick Bill,
Charles Stark,
11. K; Anderson,
Stephen Sterling,
David Quinly,
II. C. Piersous,
C. A. Howard,
Alfred Lester,
Wm. W.J. Warren,
P. 13. Sampson,
John J. Hughes,
E. M. Caulkiu3,
C. O. Cone,
J. J. Champliii,
L. H. Mayuard,
Abner S.Ely,
E. J. Warner, .
E, S. Lay,
John Chapel
Ira Chapel
II. L. Hunlly.
R. N. Denuisou,
E. Strong,
Win. B. Fosdick,
David Warner,
F: F. Huntly,
Elislu Miller,
Ira Z. Congdon,
E. J. Beckwith.
Samuel Daniels,
C. M- Beck with-
C. E. Tiffany,
James A. Bill,
E. N. Lester.
F, Fosdick,
C. D, Slurnan,
John A. Peck.
Reuben Lord,
B, B. Humly,
L. Spencer, ..
S. B. Ely,
Daniel Daniels,
E. B, Warner,
Charles E. Smith,
II. B.L, Heyuolds,
Oliver Chapel,
S. B. Wood,
D. A. Martin,
F. C. Smith.
T. J. Warner,
G. Daniels,
N- Harding,
E. E, Bump,
Charles E. Peck,
Elisha S. Peck,
David B. Date,
J. Cong Ion,
II. B. Sisson,
Clement Fosdick,
A; Tiffany,
[From the Ohio Statesman.
An Old Line Whig his
Gratitude for Great Favors.
Mr. Editor: The editor of the
O. S. Journal the organ ot Ciiase,
Giddings and Co., party in the plen
litude ot his mercy most graciously
grants that the 'Old Line Wings' may
'maintain tneir position; tnat is, tuey
may remain out of his delectable par
ty, ii it stiauia please Uieru so to do.
Now, lor this unexpected act of
clemency, these Wnigs should be tru
ly thankful, lor how cruel would have
been the decree that they should be
'whipped into1 this chain ganj ot po
litical malefactors.
An Old Liner.
New Orleans papers ot Wednesday
have been received. Late advices from
the Rio Grande state that the Revolu
tionists are besieging Camargo, and
from there expected to attack Matamo
ms, which Gen. Wool lias been en
gaged in fortifying. Sallillo has been
yielded to the Revolutionists without
struggle. The American Consul bad
left Monterey, .
The opponents of any idea founded
on reason and common sense, are like
meu striking among live coals; they
may scatter them, but only to make
tiiein kindle and blaze in spots that oth
erwise they would never have touched.
Later from Europe.
Decline in Breadstuffs.
NEW YORK, July 16.
The steamship Arago arrived, with
dates to the 4th inst. . '
Breadstuff declined. v
The news of Lord Raglan'a death
was received from General Simpson,
on the 30th. Some davs Drevioui
Lord Raglan had been sufTetin? from
indisposition, but until 1 P. M. on tha
24th, his disease progressed to tha sat
isfaction ot his medical attendant.
Afterward alarming symptoms devel
oped themselves, attended with difficul
ty of breathing, which gradually in
creased At 5 o'clock P. M. ha waa
unconscious. From this period ha
gradually sunk, until 25 minutes be for
9, at which tima he died.
It is stated that Major General SiniD-'
son has succeeded Lord Raglan, pru
Admiral Seymour, who was wound- .
ed on board tha ship Plymouth, que- ;
ry iiixmouttirj by tha bursting of an.
internal maciune, is still suliorin, and
ittle hope was entertained of savin? -
lis eyesight. v
Various correspondents ascribe th : '
repulse and great loss which the French -and
English sustained, to want of pro
per management, ana to fatal absence
of that military knowlega and judgraeut -
so requisite on such hazardous and
difficult undertakings.
Tha Journal de St. Petersburg uubV
ishes a correspondence respecting the '
outrage of Hango, which Russia da '
nies on tha ground that the flag of truce'
was not up. Kussia accuses .England
ol making improper use of flags of
Another demonstration asainst 'Sun-
day trading bills" took place in Hyda
rarK, on Sunday, July 1st, and ex
ceeded in numbers that which took
place the week previous. At the low
est computation, upwards of 100,000 -
men, women and children were pres
ent. 1 he proceedings were commenced
by a man attemntinz to address the ' '
crowd, which attempt was immediate- .
y put down by the police.
This s;ave rise to an extraordinary
scene of confusion. Constables hats
were knocked off, and several of the
ringleaders were arrested, but not with
out dimcuity.
In the House of Commons. July 2d.
Lord Robert Grosvener withdrew hit
bill against Sunday trading.
The extraordinary session of the
French legislative assembly was open
ed, on the 2d inst., by the Emperor.
n ins speecn lie said; l lie confer
ence lately held at Vienna failed to se
cure a return of peace. He came be- ,
lore them to make a new appear to
their patriotism, and justified the con
duct of the Allies in the Conferences.
nu demonstrated their moderation.
le relied on the legislative body to
give him means to continue the war.
ia had formerly resolved to place him-' ',
self in tha midst of the army, but se
rious questions abroad, and important .
questions al ho.ne, had forced him to ,
abandon his intentions. No extraord '
inary levy would be necessary. Let
, pulling their conadence'in uod.
presevere, and they would arrive at a
peace worthy the alliance.
In House of Parliament, on tha eve
ning of the 3d, a royal message reo
ommending the House to proxide some
material token of recognition to Lord
Raglan for the services he had rendered
his country during this and previous '
wars, was brought under consideration,
and it was agreed that an annuity ot
one thousand pounds per year should
be granted to the widow of his late -lordship,
and two thousand per year to
the present possessor ot the title.
A Know Nothing Declares his Independence.
depeudence, T-'
Editor of the Statesman:
Sir: I am one of the few Detno
crats who were induced to join the Or
der called the American Party. The
Fusion Convention of l ist Friday se- -.
lected Salmon P. Chase as a candidate ;
for Governor. They took also sever-
other men for the ticket, who, with,
belonged to the Know Nothings. , .
Chase's friends say he is not a '
Know Nothing, and that he is opposed
the Order iu every respect, i feel
myselt therefore absolved from any ob .
ligation to support Mr. Cbase, or any, ,
his ticket; and I shall gladly return I
tha party I had before always be
longed to. Rest assured, there are oth- .
who will go with me. We cannot ,
Abolition Fusion. What I have .,
been belore, 1 shall be again -. . .
Columbus, July 16, '55.
suggested by sever-
lhat tbe reason why the convention
the 13iQ did not recommend the res
toration of the Missouri a Compromise,'.
was that Chase. Giddings & Co., tie ia ''
favor, ia due time, of separtttoa of the 1
States. Stattsman . '

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