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Pint file MEETING.
WilminWton, Del., Sept. 4, '72.
Messrs. Brown & Dean,
Dear Sirs :—At a meet
ing of the Straight-Out Democrats held
this evening, the* following resolution
Was passed : .
Resolved, That the Secretary request
our delegates to the Louisville Conven
tion to meet us at their earliest possible
convenience, to give us an account of
the doings of the Convention.
Yours truly,
J J. Wyatt, Pres't.
, Sec.
H. O. Mo
In answer to the above, the Straight
Out Demoomcy will hold a ratification
meeting in the City Hall yard—entrance
from Wirket hud King streets—oh Fri
day evening, the, 18th inst. The dele
gates who wdre at the Lonisvillo Con
vention, will have something to say
about/ their proceedings, alter which
the meeting m ill be addressed by C.
Chauucéy tinrr of New Jersey.
John O'Byrne having expressed a
desire to meet on the same platform the
opponents at the Greôley movement,
will be assigned one half the time, from
9 to 10 o'clofck.
P. S.—Should the weather prevent
an out-door {meeting (the City Hall
ing engaged on that evening,) and for
want ot funds to pay for other, more
public places, the meeting will be held
in the oW Union Church, on Becond
The Great Mass of the Democrat
ic Party
the cliiMreh of Israel when in the
Wildernm ; and unless the ''burning
bush," lit at Louisville, should light up
the crooked path they arc now in,
" forty years " may not be sufficient to
bring them in view of the original land
marks of Democracy, as laid down by
'•v Washington, Jelferson and Jackson.
completely lost, as were
Ho !—Read the following from
Greeley's pen—mount
on a pole forty feet high—carry it
through the streets and hurra for
Greeley ! you Democratic office seekers
Who abuse every one who does not
agree to the Baltimore Convention
edict—read them out of the party—you
ic party. %
Whatiiorace Greeley said regarding
the section of the Southern Stales
slon I have said re
agff here repeat that if the pt
lave States, <
white hat
that their is
i lemocri I
'As to
of the cotton
Jr 'of t
States aline, really wish to get out of
the Unipn, I am in favor of letting
them oift as soon as the result can be
peacefully and constitutionally attain
This can he found on the fourth page
of the New York Tribune of Januury
14th, 1861, and is the work of Horace
Greeley himself.
In the Tribune on April 25, 1861, he
piped this tune :
"It is now evident, and all men will
do well to shape their calculations ac
cordingly, that the Union cannot be
dissolved. There cannot be two rival
and competing governments within the
boundaries of the United States- The
territorial integrity and the political
unity of the nation, are to be preserved
at whatever cost. Rebellion is to be
put down, not treated with."
# TliiB was a very difficult way of
singing from that employed on the 14th
hf January ; fully three months before.
But here is another. On May 1, 1861
Horace GTceley,
for Preside
the Tribune :
"But nevertheless
quer tfienf—not merely to defeat, but
to con
more speedily
rebellious traitors
the field and scattered like leaves be
fore an angry wind, it must not be to
return to peaceful and contented
homes. They must find poverty at
thèir firesides, and see privation in the
anxious eyes of mothers and the rags
of children. ' '
After what Greeley has done—of
even had lie done nothing at all—what
more brutul, inhuman sentiment than
the above could have been written. It
is utterly unchristian and unworthy a
man permitted to live among civilized
beings, x. .
. Finally, June 3, 1862, Horace came
back w'ith a settler, which upset his as
sertions of the year before regarding
secession. Here is what he said in the
Tribune , June, 1862 :
"We utterly deny, repudiate and
Condemn the pretended right of
sion. No such right is known to our
Federal Constitution, nor in fact, to
any civilized framework of govern
ment. No such right was reserved
or supposed to be reserved, when the
States ratified or adopted the Federal
This ought to settle the question as
to Greeley'a advocacy of and opposition
to secession. What is here stated is
fact which is not denied by Greeley
Democratic candi
nt, wrote as follows in
mean to
. to subjugate them—and
o this the most mercifully the
we do it. But when the
overwhelmed in
Judge Linton Stephens delivered a
long and very bitter speech against the
adoption ot Greeley as the Democratic
candidate for the presidency, at Atlanta,
Ga., Thursday evening. We quote
this paragragh to show its general
tenor :
" Why; I am told, if the Democratic
party eleetB Greeley, he will be good to
us. Give us something ! What is he
going to give us ? Give us any princi
ples? Where is the principle he is
going to give ? He has not even said
that he is going to give us anything ;
but the hope is that he is going to give
some of us who are willing to take it a
little 6hare of the plunder. Waa there
a more proper application of the
motto, 'Fear the Greeks, when they
are bringing gifts ?' F#ar the Radicals
when they tire bringing gifts ; and I tell
you that Radicals will never give you
any gift*, only to persuade you away
from your principles. Greeley wants
you,to swap your principles lor a few
pitiful little offices tor ;
I don't know whether
ever get the offices or not ;
not care.
Talk to me about abiding by the
tiraore Convention ! I will abide by it
in all questions of policy, but 1 will
not abide by that Convention, nor any
other convention that bids me to depart
from principle ; and I want to know if
these gentlemen who say stand by the
Baltimore Convention w hatever they do
will stand by it if they adopt the Phila
delphia platform and nominate Graht ?
The Cincinnati platform is no better in
principle than the Philadelphia plat
I w ill go for the maintenance of Dem
ocratic principles, and if I can't get the
that goes for all, I will take the
that goes for some one of the vital
principles of Democracy. I will take
no subordinate rights, but absolute State
rights. The way to win is to hoist your
colors. 1 don't mean any new depart
urlsts ; I don't mean any Radicalized
colors; but the true Democratic State
rights colors, that bolds reconstruction
and all its triumphs to be revolutionary,
unconstitutional, null and void. We
may not succeed in this campaign, but
can put the party on this sort of a
platform, and give it manly standard
bearerB, who are in position to carry its
colors. We may not be in condition to
carry the next election ; but, at all
events, it will give us hope."
Who Helped Make rtiE "Bloody
Chasm?" — I accept your nomination
in the confident trust that the masses of
, North and South, are
eager to clasp hands across the bloody
chasm which has too long divided them,"
Very good : but who, of all men en
GocTs earth, in this country or out, has
worked harder in the past thirty years to
create this bloody chasm?" What an
insult to the South, what an insult to
the Constitution, and patriotic North,
for this man to use this language!
i people ; and
e people will
and I would
our country
The following was received after
paper was on the press, with 30 names
of Straight-outs who are not afraid to
have their names made public but
too late :
Seaford, October iôth, 1872.
J. A. Brown, Esq.,
Dear Sir :—Yours of Mon
day, 7th Bust., is at hand, in haste I
reply with a list of thirty as honest
Democrats as ever breathed the breath
of life, and those that will not vote for
Dr. Greeley under any circumstances
whatever. # *
—If another number of the Truth
Teller is published it will contain a
biographical sketch of Hon. Charles
O'Conor : Mr. Adams' letter of aceept
' a other interesting Truth Tell
ing tacts relating to the attempted sale
of the Democracy at Baltimore.
—A lady in Fayetteville wants to
build a national temple of stupendous
proportions, where all the people of all
denominations may worship. Her re
ligion would harmonize well with
Greeley's politics. That is exactly the
kind of temple he seeks to set up, but
the congregation don't appear to hover
Not so bad. —"Genlemen," says a
Grant orator to a Western audience the
other day, "
candidate never put
forward the slightest pretensions to
torical gifts." "Right, there, be
jaibers!" said a good Democrat, "but
whin it comes to the other sort of gilts
—howley mother!—he takes uni in like
the mal-sturrem
ould N
—Of course all the Democratic papers
support Greeley ; but some how
other there
one hundred and four
teen Democratic papers in the South
alone that refuse to eat crow, or become
Republican under the lash of Republi
who want office.
—Studwell, the Grant elector for one
of the Brooklyn districts in 1868, now
r rts Greeley & Brown.— Ex.
Iscariot, Esq., who once swore
his loyalty as a true disciple, suddenly
reversed his opinion for silver liberally
supplied by an ancient Tammany
—Mr. Dean's Letter reviewing the
Hon. T. F. Bayard's speech published
in the Every Evening, was written too
late for our paper.
So entire a relinquishment of purpose
and all that the Democratic ^
been contending for for the* last ten
years, as the adoption of the Cincinnati
platform and ticket at Baltimore will
împly, will be nothing less than the
death of that organization. It will be
its utter subjection to its former foes,
the acknowledgment that the principles
for which it has professed to fight were
not principles at all, and that its whole
career has been intamous. The party
can never be revived after this policy,
It must drop to pieces and be merged
into new parties, losing its distinctive
ideas and organization and becoming
the prey of its enemies. This fate k
inevitable, whether Greeley and Brown
be successful or defeated. The chain
of allegiance will he entirely sundered
and the disintegration completely ac
complished by the suicide that is now
to ho practiced at Baltimore.— For-
ney's Press.
The following extract is from one of
the very ablest Democratic papers pub
lished in this country, and said before
the Baltimore Convention :
''If Greeley should be nominated at
Baltimore, it will demoralize and utter
ly ruin the Democratic party. A por
tion ot the members of the party may
be induced to vote for him; but the
party can never, }n unity, be brought,
to the support of such an undemocratic
proceeding. If the Convention should
take such a step, it will be one in which
the party in mass cannot be cxpocted
to fojlow. No Democrat, of course,
can be bound by any sort of considéra
tion or implication, even in the remotest
degree, by öueh action ; for it will, if
taken, he wholly unauthorized by the
constitution of the party—contrary to
any usage—wholly out of order, and
will of itself, be nothing but an open
usurpation. The Convention, is called
to carry out the principles of the party
and not to overthrow or annul them. If
they see fit to travel out of their way
and subvert their principles on that
question, any Democrat will then have
a perfect right to vote as he pleases."
Why Some Democrats Favor
Grkeley. —The Dover Delawarean
" In plain English, certain members
of Congress whose reflections have
been rendered doubtful by the redis
trictihg of their States, suppose they
may make polit.cally by a fusion with
Liberal Republicans, and thereby secure
a re-election. They don't care about
Greeley, nor the success of the Dehno
critic porty outside of their own <$is
örict. They want to bo returned to
Congress, and are willing to do ilny
thing to secure that result. Others Want
Bo be Governors or Legislators, wjUile
an innumerable company desire
f\ce they can get, and hurrah for Gtee
ley because they imagine he may plos
tfbly be nominated at Baltimore, And
they wish to be numbered among his
early friends; of which he will be 4uly
reminded if elected." 7
On His Own Chances.—W hen Mr.
in the habit of speaking
his mind, his utturances were of some
public value. He often succeeded in
putting a vast deal of troth into a small
compass, and never had a greater
cess in this way than .when he said in
his Trumbull County, Ohio, speech, last
Fall: "If the Democratic party were
called on to decide between it and my
self, I know that their regard for what
they must call prinoiplcs would induce
nine-tenths of them to vote against
. Why? I am a decided enemy
of that party, even in its most respecta
ble aspects."
Greeley's Mercy.— When the re
bellious Traitors are overwhelmed in
the Field, and scattered like leaves be
fore an angry wind, it must not be to
return Jo Peaceful and Contented
Homes. They must find poverty at
their firesides, and see privation in the
anxious eyes of mothers and the rags of
children.— Horace Greeley, Tribune,
May 1, 1861.
Horace has had his wi9h, and_..
expocts those parties to " kiss the hand
that smote them."
If the northern army had haye car
ried out Greeley's advice, there would
have been no trouble in the title of the
land for the blacks or whites who did
the work.
Greeley's Philantiirophy.— "An
allottment of land in Virginia would be
a fitting reward to the brave fellows,
who have gone to tight their country's
battles."-April 23, 1861.
Forty acres and a mule to every ne
gro and what was left to northern
white soldiers, was Greeley's principle
during the war.
Greeley's Present Views.-—" I
hope that the time will soon come when
there will be actual Social Equality be
tween the races." May, 1872.
Greeley Democrats, how do you like it?
Those Individuals who were an
ticipating certain positions at the hands
of Honest Horace are very respectful to
the Straight-outs since the recent over
throw of their fondly cherished hopes.
Horace Greeley passed through this
city on Wednesday on his way to Bal
timoré, to inform the people how to
raise beets. No one of his political
friends were at the depot to cheer him.
Our paper was nearly made up, be
fore receiving the returns, which
beyond a doubt, the complete
throw of all those fond hopes of Dr.
Greeley, and his real or pretended
.We almost feel regret, that we have
given so much space, to his sayiugs
and doings, in times past. We know it
is not manly to speak disrespectfully of
those who have passed from the stage
of action; but rather let them rest in
peace, remembering their failings, only
as warning to the living, and genera-
t» 0118 to come,
Weknowthat _ . .
fering South, influenced very many
honest and true Democrats, to accept
the prospect held up to them, that it
was the only chance to sucure the de-
feat of Grant.
Although they knew that Greeley
had done a hundred times more, in
times past, to ruin the Southern people
than Grant had; yet they hoped that he
had seen the error of his ways and
would try to make some recompense
for his forty years crusade against their
Constitutional rights,
We never for a moment believed,
that hie nomination, even if successful,
could possibly benefit the cause of true
Democracy; hut on the contrary, be a
death knell to U as a National Party,
^Hill "We are willing to admit, that our
first impression was, that it might be
8Ô me relief, for the time being, to that
sorely oppressed people. But
mature reflection, we have been forced
to believe that it would be far other
wise, though
space to give our reason at length,
Having spent considerable time in that
part ot the country, and having person-
al and pecuniary interests there,
arc not disposed to give up
to those who make the political or
tional papers their stand-point, by
which they form their views,
Read the Following, and see
that if Greeley had his wish Govern
ment would justly control every elec
.tion district in Delaware, and not
even an inspector could be elected ex
ce pt by consent of Congress of
like Greeley and Sumner:—
"it is urged by the Democratic
gans that the law' is to be enforced in
State and municipal elections. This
is done to make it more obnoxious, if
that be possible, to their party. But
unfortunately, this is an error. The
law applies to Presidential and Con
gressional elections, though we heartily
wish it could be made to apply to all
The Recent Elections.
for the' suf
have not time nor
Wagon Works
Constantly on hand and made to
Express, Market, Truck, Farm
and Germantown Wagons,
Also, Agricultural Imple
Which are being sold at cost, in
Plows, Harrows and Cultiva
All numbers of the Moore, Wiley,
Peacock, and Heckendem Plow,
with or without centre draft.
Repairing Neatly and promptly
In all its branches. Particular at
tention given to
All diseases of the Foot and cases of
lameness incidental to Shoeing or
fast driving treated successfully
under the
I employ only competent men,
and personally supervise all opera
Nos. Ill and 113 Orange Street,
Will attend to all business connect
ed with the transfer and manage
ment of
Office, No. 3, Exchange Building,
Seventh and Market Streets,
Wilmington, Del.
Deeds carefully prepared.
Autumn Stock
Is now Complete
W. M. Kennari & Co.
Merchant Tailor,
308 Market Street,
Wilmington, Del.
laid in
Cloth«, Caaaimer
a la
rge »took ef Fall:
»"ers with garments onfc to «ni««.
SSSSiSSffT " Flt ' *
seoured the aenrlce« of one of
mey favor me with their «
9 . DaWOLF.
New and Popular Styles
Men's Furnishing Goods
62 1 Market Street.
No. 105 West Seventh Street,
Wilmington, Del.
Nitrous Oxide Gas a Specialty.
Boots & Shoes,
No. 306 Madison Street,
Wilmington, Del.
The cheapoat Shoe Store in the City.
The Light Running
Sewing Machine Company, )
Wilmington, Del.
W. M. DuBELL, Manager.
Large Oyster Stew
Or a Good Meal of Viotuals
Qo to Third and Market 8t%
under the Telegraph Office.
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