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C3E3I3Ei.XJ0BXI,IiIIS, 3NT. O., tBJETiLEl'JEL SO, 1SS8
THOMAS J. HOLTOW,
Kditou & Pkoi'uietor.
'i,c SurlliCnrolinn Wliiir will br i. tl'nrileil tomih.
ril.er it TWO IIOI.I.AItS in utivuncc ; TWO
liuM.AltS AN I) HKTV CKNTS il i.,ymii,t I
d, u n-.l lur three iiioiitlin jiina TDK KM IMJI.I.AI.'S
ot t'ii- i'"' -'le y-"'- No l'"H" 'H ilincou.
tinned UMl'' ttrreiirugi i are puitl, except ut llic
0,,li...i 'l thr KJilur.
AilnTtiM'ii"'"'" inacrted si Our Pnllar per niiarc
1 ii iir it on a aita-ii ly .t int lira. iut.
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SY SUTUERS BIBLE.
t ti. P. Moftftia.
Tr iw b'iok it all Itft me not
IVa' ill uiiliitidr-ti torl ;
Willi t'tfiti rihg lip ami thrubtuh brow
ife it tu my htjft,
K'-r ma it T f It ritiif pat,
HrfE ''Ut ImimU)' Ur ;
Mr niiiir't hitei t i Idblc cafK.Jt
Mitr, Cyxu, g4fc il iitf.
A. well do I rrmpntJM'f thtmc
V lutc n-iiii litrr ii (,'ttrtts b ;
tio r -mi t'V lit-rtii-flnii uci to ch n"
A'Vf Hir rvrinitg pijref.
Ami -;rak f wliil lt-cr Ipri m1.
Id ii' y In art tiu!i tlrill 1
'tti ugh ittr jr wrt- 1 1 It thr tiltnl liud,
II- e Oity ariitn.g tiil.
Mv uti.fr tl-.J .)ii Uik
'I o iiriill.rr.. i p t r trm !
. r.iin a. ny M.r motlNr'a link.
m lurncit li'tl'r WnM to h.t !
Ilf .Reel fr rr It M !
It. I tlifTllihf n riM.ni r.-nir !
A f i tliu. lit! t r rtii i. in. t
W i.iiiii the nl. v( l.un.r !
'I K' U tr ui t I r ii-nit ni-p t r kiii w ,
'I h k r..tit4H(-y I've I r n it :
U ' rti ail i-ri- i'.iIm I r.iiini. tha Itiif,
Mr ci'Uiif-rliiir aiiJ finite.
iiv imttra orrilli mi Irrnre ivc
T'lst rntiM lint tiililllir liur;
In tfrl.iiif; rur the mty tu Int
It Ituglit me how Ui (J.
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i'v?.:-y?IIH t"E?j Vv2c t,
About three or four year ago more or
I i I wa: prictisiu? law iu lliiun, en a
tri-tty large circuit. I was c tiled on in fy
t:5tc one diy iu the ton of C , by a
very prrtty woman, who, Dot without tear",
til ii." that her husband had beet, arres
,i d fir l.or-e utealing She wished to rc
tilu lne uu the defence. I d her why
she di lu'l go t ) Judge 1 , lu II sell' -
i..r of the United States, wiio.-e office was
iu t!i.? nine town. Told her I was a jaung
l...vl at the bar, Ac.
Si.- mournfully aid that he a-'ked a re- j trap laid, I hat the property, whicn they
tainii.g f.- beyond her mean, and be-ide , were about to assign bcfjre they broke, un
ilil not want t-j touch the case. Her bus- d, r ktti htnci.t. Finding that I wa, neck
i .ud was iuspecicd of belonging to an .x- 'ahead, and bound to win, they caved, aid
t.inive baud of horse thievel and counter- 1 p ii - over three thou-a lid seven l.u,.!r,:d
Citer whose head (1i.art.:rs were ou M-ior's ' 'J ninety -f.uc dollars and el -J.loen cents
jrji.i.... 'iper my uieiuoraudum book; in current
I a-ki-1 her to tell mo tho truth about ' nouey. They lived in Shawnee town, a
ti - matter, nnd if it wa true that bo did 'bout twenty five er thirty miles southea-t
- io:. t si.eh a gang.
" Ah, sir," said siie, " a better Uian at
I- ait thai, my George never lived ; but be
iue I cud and drink, and I fear they've
n -Me him Jo what be never would have
'lone if he hnd not drank. I'm afraid it
hi be proved that he had the horse, but
1.-! ili Iti t steal it ; another did and ps(.L.il 1 ((,
it to l.iru."
I didn't like the c I knew that there
a great dislik'l t the ftug located
"re she named, and feared to ri.sk the
cai; before a jury.
he sintiieil t. observe my luteiitioa to
filuie the ease, and she burst into tears.
I in ut could sec a woman weep without
f' hug like a weak foul myself. If it bud n't j
I'ot. for eye brightened with " pearly
t' .irs " blast the poet that made 'el., come
in fi-hiou by prai-ing Vm I'd have never
ts en caught in the lasso of matrimony. And
iny would bn client was pretty. I he hand- I
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k' "iiii f that hid her flreai. dug eyes, aidu t
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hi lu her red, ripe lips, and her Miowy bo- i
"in rose il (VH Ju B it-ac t,uu i a s:lu
1,1 ind at sea.
I couldn't stand it; I agreed to tak the
'-'e. He gave mo all the particular-.
I lie gang, of w hieh he was not a member,
had peruaded hint to take the h .r.r He
''ew the hore was stolen, and. like a fool,
""'" 'wh dgeil it whet, ho wa arrested.
W.rso. still 1,,1 trimmed tho horse's tail
'i l inane, to alter hi appearance, and the
I "-ecuiion could prove it.
'he t.lal i-aiue on. I worked hard to
t a jury uf ignorant men, who had more
'" 'tt than hrain, who, if th.y could not
f"lioni tl. ilepi), f argument., to follow the
1 d aruithiiio mm,. . f tho law, could feci
l,r a young f,.w in a bad scrape, who
a weeping, pretty wife, nearly broken-
!" :.rted u4 ,,i(c distrcsted.
Knowing the use uf "effect," I told her.
to dress iu deep mourning, and bring her
!:! l.-..t -c 1 .....
...v. .-., o. a noy, curly. Headed, and
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v...j,..cc years oiu, into court, and to bit
as near Her husband os the oiliccrs would
1 tried that eame once io a murder
.ndaeopin,ifcand.U r . '
render a verdict against law, evidence and
the judge's charge, add saved a fellow that
, ought to lia?e been huii" as hi.-h as Human
1 prosecution opened very bitterly , ,a-
rei .j ,;., t, '
tiiitvts atid counterfeit-
, . .....
;s "uo uau uiaue llic laud a terror tn
Grangers and travellers, and had robbed
fw Icr i( tU0 rc,iu,f tk,ir fim.
Uoma. It introduced witnesses who prov-
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cd all and uiorc than I feared they would,
j The time came for me to rise for the de-
( fence. Witnesses I had none ! Hut I was
j determined to nuke one effort, only hoping
jo to iuterebt the j'flge and jury a to se-
'cure a uuiver.al reeoni.mndatiori to guber -
juatorial clcn.ur.cy and a lightsciitcnce. So
I painted this picture.
I A you iiir uian i'litoiiii'' Into life, wediled
to an aug:lf beautiful in p, rn, poein niht of lt" fcuiJ notilCr
, ccry virtue, every gentle and Dohle ttUrib". ! " You ii have lt mt UP our owu Lo"c 5
utf. 'JViuptatiofi ai Ufure aud all around L,'rc lulJt;,M 'aJ woman.
.Mill, llek.pt a tavern, ueta, tin-re Htro 1 " rin ue,i t0 tliat'" ''i'1 F" ' CieIltle'
.many; it uot f-jr hitn to iiupjire into i'"1", me a nioint ; Ml join you in
jtlirir luiuo tl.iy were Htll dressed, ttlicu 1 c0,,lc in'"
made large I iiU, and pid promptly. At " Uoui1 0,1 our I'ca,1 ' Iuore wLicttv.
jilt unguarded Lour. hen l.e waa iimaLii :J al !" touted tUy.
j with the iiipor which they hid ur'ed upon
j him, he h:id deiiateil from the path of rec
titude, lie wan not himself at the time.
! The demon of alcohol reigned in Lii brain.
I And it wan bit Gi-t offence. Mercy plead
ed fur another chauce to ae him from
jpiin. Ju-tice did ti it reijuirc his aerit)cc.
: Nor did it require that bin awcet wife khodld
U;o down .orrowiu to bin grave, and that
the !-liu.iow of dii-grauc, or the taunt of a
fallen fither should fall aeroM the tunny
.pathway of the sweet child. II, how tar
Urt'y did I plead fjr then. ! '1 lie woman
! wept her hu-lmnd did the au.o. TLe
jud- limited and rubbed hia -ye the jury
looked uu-!lio. If I could havt clo-ed, he
i would hae lieu cleared, but the prosecu
tion had the clo.te, and threw ice ou the lire
I had kindled. 1ml tLcy did not put it
I tpiite out.
j Tiiv jud;-e charged aecordinir to law and
CWUrI.ee, tut fU'le.itly leaiieil upon tl.e
ide of l.ieley. The jury fjuud a verdict
of yuilty, but unanimou-iy comiiien led the
prUoiicr t the clriueucy of the emit. My
client was sentenced to the shortest impris
onment the court was empowered lo i.ie,
and both jury and court signed a petition
to the governor fur au unconditional pardon
which his since been granted, but tut be
fore the following iucidedt occurred :
Some three months after this, I rcceivt-d
an account fr collection from a wholesale
lioi.se in New York. The parties to collect
from were " hard ours," but they had pro
perty, and before they bad any idea of the
of Moor's prairie. I received the' funds
ju-t afler baiik opening, but other business
detained me until after dinner. I then
started for C , intending to go ou as far
as the village of Mount Yernou that nij;ht.
I had col aloiii at a fair ice about ten
or twelve miles when I noticed a double
am ot splendid lior-v coming up ueiiiuu
. .-ii i i i
me, attached to a light ai:"ti, in which
were seated four meu evidently of the high
strung order. They swept past me as il to
show how easy t'uey could do it, then hr
tciied in, allowed uic to come up. They
hailed mo and asked mo to " wet,'' or in
other words to diminish the contents of a
jug of old rye they had aboard ; but I ex- !
cus- .1 myself on the plea that 1 had plenty 1
aboard. They asked lne how far I was go-
in.. ; I t dd them as far as Mouut Vcinon,
if my hoi so did uot tiro. J hey mentioned ,
, ., , , ;
a nli-asant taveru tel. or twelve miles ahead
. 111 .li.iunillig s is lie i ii .ii sue in .iiii tvitii .'leiise b
as a in e .topping place, and theu drove on. , '
i.e. , ttl(-tf rtlV that mother told her old Mrs.
,j.) pt like the look of these tellows... , " . , ., ,. , .
. , , 1-arr heard luaiiny Cook says that it was
nor their action", hut I w as bound to go a
head. I bad a brace of revol. 't), a nice
knife, and my money was not in the valise j
in n.y t-ulky. but in my belt around my ;
dody. I drove slow, in hopes they would j
go on, and I should see then, no more. It
was near dark when 1 saw a taveiu sign a-1
head. At the same time I saw their wagotij
stood before the door. I would have pas-1
sed on, but my horse needed lest. 1 hauled
up, and a wou.au came to the door. She
turned as pale as a clean sheet when she;
saw me; she did not speak, but Willi a
weaning look he put her linger to her lips
and beckoned lne in. The w onion was the
wife of my client.
When I entered, the party recognized me
hailed me a if I was an old tiavellin.
liieud, and asked lite to drink. I respect
fully but firmly declined to do so.
" Hy CI J you shall tlriuk or fight," said
the uoisest of the party.
"Just as you please : drink I will not."
I I t
aaid I, purposely .showing the butt of ,'
colt." which kick- si, i! ,..,. in r.ni.l ,..
ti - -it .. . -i
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gelled my opponent. One offered me a
cigar, which I would have refused, but a
crlauee of entreaty from the woman induced
in e to accent it who advanced to nroir.r
me a light, and ... dung SO, .lipped a l.l.e
, , , . . , . ' .
into toy iiatui wuicli bue must nave written
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IU peueil but the moment before
'"hall I forget the words: they wcrit, .
! wa V.f- - ,uc,
tueau to rob and murder you ! J,eaye
t ;!.. i . .. ...
soon ; I will try to detain then."
I I didn't feel comfortable just then, but I
tried to look so.
; " ll:lve i0,x roJ,u lo Put P my ''Orse ?"
I fked the woman.
' " 'lati arc J'ou not jroing on to-night!"
asked one of the men. " We are."
" Xo, I shall stay here.'
" We'll all stay, I reckon, and wake
I went out oii'J glanced at their wagou.
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T i i r i i i- . i i
It w as oldh.oned ; l.ucpius secured the
wheels To cut with aU.fe.ud pry one
iron, lac lore anu niuu wueei on y took me
an instant. I threw them a, far off in the
darkness as I could. To untie my horse
and dash off was Hie work of a moment.
The road ly domi a etci Lii!, but my
lantern h-'Mcd m u .somewhat.
I had already gut under full headway
when I heard ulla f.om the party I had
ht so uiicercuiouiou-ly I put whip to my
in' tirlt luo.iifTit With A shou. thev
stalled. 1 threw my light away, uud iclt
my hor-e to pick his way. A iiiomeiit !a
Ur 1 heard a crash a horrible shriek. The
i i ..... re 'I' i .1 I p
w ne. is r rc on. ueu tame me rusii 01
me Horses, tearing a.ot.g u.tcr me witu tne
w reel, vi t lie wagon. J many ttiey seemed
to feieh up iu the Wui.ds. Cue or two
t-Lriik I heard, as I twept on. leaving them
far behind. For sotn-v time I hurried my
horse you better believe I did. It was a
little afur Uiili.ighl whit.I got to Mjuut
I he next day I heard lb si a Moui's prai
rie team Lad run away, and that two men
nut i.f . l..i Csnr h .1 Ii..iii s.s l.a.l! e Lull f 1. -if
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their 1ms were de-paired of.
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1 eiidn t cry. .iy clients got their mou-
ey, but I didu I travel that road any more.
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A A,,tM! a"d r'T hepped
mtj a sure lure a spruce young man who
had long beeti enamored, but dare not
sp.ak, stood behind the counter scliiug dry
, t , , . ,
goods. In order to remain as long as pos-
si'ole, she du-uinnU svery thiug, and at
lat sal ! :
" I Lvlivvc you will thitik I'm cheating
n, 1 -1 . ut- ,
uo. no, .aid iu youngster, to me
you are always lair. '
"Well," whispered the lady, blushing,
as she laid au emphasis on the word,
, 1 1 1 ...-;: ; . ,
would not stay o long bargaining, it you
- - si s.
v c re not bo ic "'.
(W " Julius, why i de gettin' out oh bed
on de HI oh Augu-t like one oh Moore s
Melodies! lov youguh it up, n.y " spect
cd cullud friend .'"
' In course I docs. Why ?''
" Hecase it de last rose ob summer."
" Look here, nigger, if you pel ambulate
any more such non-ensc about this child,
he 11 cave your head iu. I've had tuougb
ob dat highfcrlootiu talk I is.''
A Gossip's SroRV, now Kaisui. Moth
er Hopkins told me, that she heard Green's
wife say, that John Harris told her that
Granny How heard the widow Harns say
that Captain Weed's wife thought Col. Ila-
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0111 d that Samuel I'uuhaius wife had told
Si... i.l. tin. 1 a mi., ill .if she hear. I Jnlill l,,r.J s 1
matter of fact.
Now who cau doubt it?
Al.rnI, :T Come JoP auJ
Ae a (,rjiik ,
' Thank ye, Thomas, eau't afford it.'
' Well, but I II pay for it.'
' O' I n. nut speaking of tho money.'
' What then!'
' Lo-s of health and energy, moral prin-
cj,l,. character, peace of tuind, sell'-re.-pect
aud a sweet br
1 (TV A lady ill Calcutta asked Colonel
I rot. sides for a mango. As it rolied along
! the table, it fell into a plate of kissmists, a
1 kind of grape very common iu the Ka.t In
! dies, upon which lr. Hunter, observed,
! " Ilovv naturally man-goes to kiss miss !"
T A lady ill i. aleutU asKcd Colonel,
A wise man will speak well of his neigh
bor, love his w ifc, aud pay for his ucw -paper.
V.'hi Aatioanl ( on vculioii.
This body assembled io Baltimore on the
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- "" - ". .rg. u,nW 01 Ul' - -
--'. representing twenty-two Mates being
The following wera the Delegates from
North Carolina Gor W,n Crahau. :
rtU Carolina. Uor. Wm A. (.r.b.n,:
0ov- John M ?Irchead.f "on. John II. j
hryn C1,M- Ij- IIloto". 1,on- J- T. More-'
'ICilf'i Kittrcll, V. A. Drooijs, Francis
Nixon Thos F Jones. Tbonia J Iloskins
C ". ,
Jno. Xicholson, Giles Mebane. Jos.Corshc,
I'Aruor limit! Kiilril. ttarvi 1 (.nnr.rp W
t ir A'
'"uuec'. ,lcu' v,ar.ul-
! cbael. AddNnn M .-.V, . HJe, V,.
' ,,0,"PS0Ui ilbam A. Lh1i, Jeptua n ntte,
r.aw. i arurouL'n, n. 1. ivauiiiii. James
Daukt, Ja.uea Piper.
-t a few initiutes after 12 o'clock, Wm.
Schley, Esq., of Maryland, called the Cou
rentiou to order, and for' the purpose of
preliminary organization moved that Ki
fiov. Hunt, of New York, be invited to take
the Chair. The motion was received with
applause and unanimously adopted.
Gov. Hunt, on tikinjj the Chair, made a
very appropriate and interesting address.
Od motion of Mr. Gojrpin, of Va., was committee be appointed, in order that they
resolved that a committee of oue from each ; luijrht prof.-rc.-s with their labors iiuultane
State be appointed to nominate permancut j ously with the Committee ou Ileaolutious.
cflicers for the Convention.
j - - e . iui mini i in j"-u i ti i i i n ii' j v i - j. '
Ou motiou, Mr. II. W. Thomas, of Ya. ! resolution was introduced uy Mr. Wolf, of 'go o far by what, sc-ms to be the sponta
was appointed tetuiorarary Secretary. 'ivy., and unanimously adopted: j neons and unanimous action of every body
Tl. rli:n . ..,.-i. I i , . i... i n-i . .i . i l around me : I be? leave to .'v. that so far
I uv iviivniu" n llic tUIHUIIia'U UH lltl
111 " ne ure uui7.ai.oa, ai'poiuicu v y me oc v-
, ; '
- n t - n r-
ri.lier, of Cjnn. ; !Ion. I-rancts Grander, of
. y. . chas. G. MeChesney, of N. J : D.
Paul lirown, of P.nn ; John Jones of Del ;
raui urown, or rnn ; Jotin jones.ot ivi ;
;Gen. John . Cluptnan, of Md.; James V..
Uruce, of Ya.; Hon. John II. llryan, of N.
C ; Jas. W. Jonea, of (In.; L 15. Hansford,
r ai. . i', r;,.c .ft., vr... t
l .t.u.f Mill. lVUIMIIs, V uu., l ID, 1,
Strong, of Ohio ; Jno S. McFarland, of Ky ;
Kdmond Cooper, of Tenn. : Hon. James K.
"J"1'. ' t". ; LK A. Iirown, Ot 111.; J. I .
Sanilersnn nf 7"a ; T flrln.J.r M.s- .1 M
. . . ' '' '
' Ura inm. ol Artiuu.
Graham, of Arkat-sas.
No delegates were present from Maine
V... Ihnni'lMr. lil,n,t T i. J f.rL,;.'
New Hampshire, ljbode Is.and, California
crmont, iscousiu, lexis, Michigan aud
Tll(! ,.omlllj,tl.e r,.v;re,li an,lt urinc; their
nee, the Hon. E. F. Chuinl crs, of Md.
moved that the Convention take a recess
t:!l the committee of organisation' is prcpa- as that before me. It has been said that ) these were the characteristics which were pledged to neither of the geographical sec
red lo report, which was lost. 'ho Whig party of the country was dead ! exhibited throughout his administration. tious now arrayed iu political antagonism,
h was then resolved that the States be """'e 1,c r('",:,'n, whiit "lust 'l have He did not a-pire to distii.Liish it by great i but holding both in ju-t and equal regard,
i , , , , - ii- r 'e,'n the days of its power? Cheers. events, w hieh mii'lit give him fame at the i 'e congratulate the friends of tho Uniou
caned, and mat each deh . itnm had iu a list -, lhll),c bp hxl ;N ,.,.,.,;, w'1;lt recupera- i cxpet.se of the pountrv, but ever consulting ' that such a caudidate exists in M I l.L.vHD
of their name. This i. d some time, tive energies does it still possess by which j what he believed to be the public interest, ; Fn.l.M.'itE, of the Mate of New York.
A gentleman from Yirginia scid they on- it may be brought again into a condition of ; always doing what he coneeivi d to be jus- l;.vY.v '1'hat without adopting or rcfer-
ly h id l ") seats and 1" d.degates present, life, action and u-cf.!lics? Sir, it is a par-i tloe so far as regards our dome-tic affairs. ring to tin: peculiar doctrines of the party
I . I .1 .
wno were oni.-iiie ot me ratlin
Ihc t resident called upon the .Maryland
- " - - " - " "..1. j-. iv,v, iJ..e.i..i- ii, v 11-
delegation to extend their borders, o that larged patriotism and a respect to all the
could be accommodated. j interests of the country ; aud when without
1 Wm. II. Youn, Esq , cbairn.an of the cx- rowf r defeat as well a victory, it has
...... t 'm 11 -j .1 always been a respectable party It has
tcutive committee of Maryland, said that evcr s)l0wn tiat fllilric devotion ,., its
Huy had ouly provided Beats lor DUO dele- principles, even when defeated, which has
gates, presuming that the States would be made it respectable in its own eyes, in the
represented by ouly the 1111: 1 number of cyc of the country, and in the eyes of those .
, , . .1 , , .11 w ho were opposed to it ! I
delegates they had not extuctcd such au .r, . . ., 1 ' , , . , . ., , ., 1
' 1 ' 1 1. id tribute has been paid to it bv its
outpouring of old line Whigs. They would old adversaries in latter times. Within the '
make room for the delegate, however, if last year or two tha Whig party has been
the Marvlaud dele-atiou Lud to go ouuide '" 5-',, f inaction ; it has not come for-j
'and stand " " 1 ward and contended for the offices of the I
ti 1 country, and being in that retirement, it
Three cheer were p.ven fr Maryland, ,,, ,)plir( u 0,,, a,lvcrs;iries compliment '
SLu some humorous remarks Veie indulged them to a degree of which they may well
in by member.. be proud. Now the old Whig, iu Peuio- '
The committee appointed tosele.t petuia- cn,tic estimation is quite a respectable as
' . ,v r .1 .s 1 1 any other kiud of politician in the country. 1
iiet.t olhcers of the Convention eturned, and ni, , . ,'. . J,
11 I -a ii., h , ,i I .i ,1 it is rather ft matter ot
uiiougi. uavid l aul Jrowu, t.-cp, ol 1 cuu.,
rcpoi ted for
lion. Edward Hates, of Missouri.
Joseph Paxtoii, of Pennsylvania.
Luther Y. lk.ll, of Massachisf tts.
James W. Thomas, of I'elasare.
Charles 15. Knevals, of Couuecticut.
James A. 1 1 amiltoii, of New Voik.
F.x-Gov. Charles C. Stratton, N. Jersey,
lton. K. F. Chambers, of Maryland.
viyudhain Kobinson, ot Virginia.
F.x-Gov. Win. A. (iraliHin,of N. Caroliua.
Libert A. Holt, of Alabama
A. M. Foute, of Mississippi.
Henry T. Huucan, of Kentucky.
George W. Campbell, of Louisiana.
L'x-Gov. Allen Trimble, of Ghio.
James 11. Matthew, of I'liniis.
Kx-Gov. Win. C. Lane, of Missouri.
John Shankliii, of Indiana.
John Pin.iey, of Fioiida.
C. 1) Porlie, of Georgia.
Col. M. A. Holbrook, of Arkausas.
Waller Cole ui.- of Tennessee.
.-K. it fc.'f. K I Ks.
Henry W. Thomas, of irgiuia.
L. Anderson, of Ohio.
James M. Townsheiid, of Connecticut,
lion. Thomas Jones York, of N. Jersey.
K. W Machette, of Pviitisylvauia.
S. II. Kennedy, of Louisiana.
Joseph Charles, of Mississippi,
Kd. Huntingdon, of New York.
The announcement of the Lame of Mr.
Hates for President was received will, groat'
annlausc and cheers I
applause anu iluers.
i - i . i . l . . i t
-lr. Hates was conducted to too chair by
Messrs. Pendleton, of Ya., Chapman, of Md. '
and Ilasbrook of N York hi a... -e '
l,;,,, grouted with cheers.
Mr. Hales thanked the Convention for the
honor conferred upon him. He proceeded
in an eloquent strain to defimi the object of
the Convention, and the present condition of
the country. We wish that we could pub
lish his entire speech.
Oa motion of Mr. Randolph, of N. Jersey,
committee of one fro... cueb State wa .p.
j pointed to prepare resolutions for the ae
e .1 . ti r 11
tinn nt tin niieiMinn hp follnwiiir' fen
j Heme., were selected on haid committee :
v VnTU.i of V, : .1. 1 Sander.
fon, of Fa ; Win. Schley, of Md. ; Join. C. not made its report to this Convention, fur
Clark, of Del ; J. II. (Iraham, of Ark.; II. me to Bay any tiling in regard to the choice
H- A. mtron, of Ala.; V. A. Strong, of hicl. tl Convention should make, liut
S. S. Nieholns, of Ky ; Sam. li. Itu. ' I know for . hat purpose I and tho-e itl.
of New york . Jas w Jon of 0t;. ni(j camu bt-re We wcru wut 1)ore l0 ,.u.
jos i;ndolph. of X. J.; Jas. M. Conn, ofideavor to prevail on our friend from the
Conn ; Iaid Taul Drown, of III.; (jeo. W.
I Mordeeai, of N C.J J.is. S. Saff:irau, of
I T.... . H s1 W..V,, ,U nfnhh,,
I " m , " TV ' 7 1 '
Ilcltn, of La.; in. K. l.dwards, of la.
The Conventiou then took a reco.-s until
The fpaciouH Hall of the Institute wa!j,y au 8IK.tli,)t ,lilt occurs to my mind
crowded to overHowiu at 5 o'clock, when How. couple havin.' i'one before a jus
the Convention re-assembled, nud a large ! ic of the peaei to be married, and the
Lumber of ladies graced the galleries. h'fstio;. I.avinjr been put to the ii.ai.wl.eth-
i j . ... er he would take the v.'.'i.iau to be hi wed-
.Mr. Couraii, of a.,tliairtuau of the Com-! , , .. , .. , .
ilcd wile, by, tnii; I... I came on purpose
niittee on H'-j-olutions, reported that the for ,),, l:lU!;(,ier and appl-.u-.-.J That
committee had f pent tome time, under a 1 'n the purpo-c fur w hieh we came here, and
niisappiehen-ion of its duties, in preparing
au address, and would not be able to report
the resolutions before morning.
Mr. Young, of Md., moved that another
After .'omt further debate the follow in
II 1 Sill Lt '. . I 11 a t I ll I 1 11 11 1 1 1 1 1 I rtl. I lftt II.
i 1 . . 1 , .
nna i'i- iii-ii ui;i-u ij ir mjh mi aii4 1 ess i
j ta tl,e People of the United States. j
j Tlii. iu,ljcct fcaving been di-po-ed of,
... t r .-,...'. l . e v c
cries were made lor Cov. Oraham, of .. (..,
who finally arose amid the most et.thusia.-tic
cWr aml delivered the following admira-
cl,0(.rH aj j
resident: I am taken by surprise
bv the call iu-t made unon m. At vi-rv
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great iuconvenience to myself I have made
an effort to be present on this oecasion..and
""cuaner my arrival i uaa ueen nonoreu
bv a place bv VOUT side. I had MirriO-cd it
would be my duty merely to endeavor to
assi-t you in the preservation of ordi-r here,
rather than to take any part in the di.-cus-
tioI1H 0f ,hi, as,embly. I state this by way
of apology for not beinu better able to prat-
.11 t l . . i .
ify the expectations of those gentlemen who
,,avc 'ecn V' ,0 cM for -"-' "a this
T' . , ,. , . ,
I hol-n In cvniA.i tui H.. ii. .1 nn.l -sit
rr,t;fi,.M;,,n ,;..in -..h ,.l.Kn
y. a uisimeresieu anu painouc parry; one
'ttliii'h irliAii elnthi-il nith nnirir liid Aver.
:,,, ;,i, ;.,; ,ni..r-,ic .n.i.;t.l, r..i ...t... ,:.t. n .1... ..,1.1
mrpiise, when we read the gazettes of the '
day, and the speeches of our obi political st .noiug upon any narrow platform winch it not the only mcaus ot restoring peace to
' 0 ponents in regard to our old leaders, how could not perhaps have guided him one the country.
( in former times our great captain ever cs- month, or even one week of his adinini-tra- ; lii s-'.'t 1 .7, That we cordially approve the
raped being elected to the office of President tion, he took iu his hand the constitution of ; nomination of Andrew J. Ponelson of I'eu
i of the United States. Laughter. And their ' the United Slates, and the laws passed by Ue.ic, for the office of Yice Pre-idetit, re
tributes do us but justice. Hut now when Congie.-s in pursuance thereof: by them ' garding hiin as a national, conservative pat
I we come forward to take a part iu the af- J was he guided, and by them he achieved the , riot, f'utlifuliy devoted to the Constitution
! fairs of the country, and endeavor to exer- . success which attcudi A his administration. and the I'uieti.
ciso our fair share of influence iu effort. to lhit I am detaining this Convention loo' .t.-oii'', That the spontaneous rising of
t check sectional strife and to clothe with pow- long, cries of " go 011 1 go on !" I rose mere- the W higs throughout tiie country their
I cr those persons that appear to be worthy j ly for the purpose of acknowledging the prompt rally iu support of our highest Na
1 of it, I fear those compliments will cease. compliment which was paid me in a call un- tional interests, and the spirit here di-plav-
Hut whether they do or not our duly is a j
plain one. It does not become so large
' portion of the people of the U. States, a !
J compose the old Whig party to remain Ion-j
gcr iu a state of inaction. We may lie by;
for a few months, or for a year or two, and j
l take to part in the congressional or State I
I'lcctions. Hut when a great presidential
! election is coming on, and we are called up-
ou to elect a ruler to be clothed with the Mo hsii Pay s Piim Kl.l'lMiS. Im .-.irr , 1 hat these resolutions be pub
power of a great nation for four years, it Tl.e Convention re assembled pursuant to lished and rv-p.-cifuliy submitted by this
does uot become so large a portion of the adjournment, the Hon. K lvvaid Hates, Pic- Convention, as an Address to the people of
people of tl.e United States to be inactive, 'blent in the chair t'K" L "'ted St itis.
to stand by as mere spectators. o v,.,,e,.l!;Vi 0JIlt:lill,j :l
It is with th at view that the people of this . . " . ,
......... .1,.....' . i. ... . ...i -.it-.,, it ..large number ot persons interested in the
country, those wuo have s.ood on and peen n
denied a participation iu the government,
the power having passed into other hands
that portion of them who have stood aloof
for the la-t two or three years, and have
l:iL-i.n ii'i sh-irti in tlm ruililie utT.iirs. h-i.-i.
now come forward and through their re-p- i
rc-entative have to express to the country !
"m'1 ,'"."l'.1,,r ' t!' l!"'-V
" "e r""'"lT " more delegates, affording scat, for all iu at-
is that that has brought us together here. - - 1
? e .i i . . . , 1 tendance '
It i for the purpose ot determining what it " uuuu-i.
becomes the great Whig party to do in this Tho President suggc-ted that each dele- I
crisis '. whether it should take no part iu'gation hatni iu to the .secretaries a li-t of
o. ............. I. .1 1....11,
take iio part in the coming contest, or wheth
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cr they should actively participate in it ;
and if we participate in it, int) whose scales
shall our votes be cast. As was well re
remarked, Mr. President, by you to day, we
have no caudidate of our owu in the field,
and it is now too late for us, the election is
too near at hand, to bring forward a strict-
ly Whig party
caudidate. Hut there are
I now in the Bold those from whom we caucus there any divcr-H, of opinion among
sclpct one tor our support,
I shall not attempt to discuss other niiit-
iters. Perhaps it would he premature fur
me to do .-0 ; perhaps it would he inuppro-
..rime. n our committee on resolutions has
; Canada frontier to the other side of the 1. 10
. (J raude to nominate and unite upon .Mi. lard
Rl ,. ,.f , Vr.rk. I Loll' and entliu-
1 cia-tie cheei in!
. . .
andapplause, duriii winch
itl,J w''01" ; OI
onve.itioi. rose to their feet,
checrin" and waving tiieir hats in the air
That w as the purpose for which we came
jture. And as 1 have me.! !- '
I to !-peu! of this matter, I will illustrate it
it we return without bavin.' accompli-lieil
that object, we shall have disappointed the
expectations of thoso who Bent us here, and
perhaps it would be betti r fir in not to re
turn at all. Laughter and applause
Sir, that is the nouiiintiou which the
Whis of thi.-i country w ith w hom I an. het
acijiiainti il expect this Convention to make,
ana Hie matter beni" ratlirr precipitated
r i .. t.. ... I .1 1,1
. ' .
!a. the individual is concerned, I have had
oine opportunity of knowing what were his
modes of action in relation to public affairs,
and the principle that governed him when
he was formerly in charge of this govern
ment. And I be2 to say, that a man more
self pos-ossi-d, more 'Jst, more moderate,
more di-po-cd ft do iu-tiec to all sec
tions of the Union, aud at the same time
,0re linn of purpose, I believe, does not
live iu this nation. Cheer and applause. J , ued nations.
Under all circumstances, in periods of great j lioucri. That all who revere the Con
cmbarrassmeiit, such a exi-ted when the J stitution and love the Union, mu.-t look with
reins ol power tell in! 3 Ins hands l.y an act
1 c( Prov bliin-i. ul,,.n If t.,.,.nnn iii.eiss.iir
; to meet a cli-is in our affairs such as rarely
had 1 ei-n equalled i,: our history, surround'-
cd by difficulties on all hands, he approach-
cd the task impelled ly a sense rf duty lo
all sccti his ; he eon-idered w hat if became
' ... ... ". .
hi,,, to do, not with the rash hand of vio-
b-uce to gratify one section of the Union at
tl.e expense ot the other, loit to do his duty
as the I'res'idcnt of the Uuitcd Stales.
f Applause. 1
... our loreigu relations he endeavored to
n...ii...,I,, tl... .i..it.....t !..-....-... ....1 n r.o.
j";-i-ni. J.. ,ut llil H l.lltUII mill ilii llt: I1WIM.
j And I hesitate not to say although it may
j seem to savor somewhat of personal vanity,
as 1 had c jtinection with his admiiii-tration
a great part of the time he had the co' rol
j of.he govcrntnent-th.t when he left it he
left the whole of the country in a condition
satisfactory to all psrtics and all portions
of the United States. And as I know of no
mode of judging of the future but bv the
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past, I have to say that it we are to have
such another administration under him as
he gave to the country before, I think tin
country wiil be satisfied. Cheers
To my countrymen of tho South, indcnti-
tied with them as I am by birth, education
and interest, I have to say that from here
to the farthest limits of the Snu'.i, Millard
Fillmore did us justice. And to my couu-
trytiien of the North, from the Canada ftou-
tier to the Pacific ( iccan, I have to say that
he 11 il no ess ni-fwi. fn Itieni ni .1 l-e I
He did his duty to all sections. Instead of
expected to me, and not for the purpose of
algoing into a general dieuiou either in re-
Litton to the pnuciplc of the Whig party,
vv hieh I trust need no illustration here, or
in relation to the qualities of the candidate
who I trust will receive the support of thi
Convention. Having said this much, I take
my seat. Cheers and applau-e
proccedings, a coiisi Icral.le numt er ot la
dies occupying the galiclies more than on
the preceding day.
The executive committee had
l,e platfomi for the member, , by exte
it so as to embrace tw o additional rows of
eltees, thus accommodating two hundred j
. .. .. '
vvith t!.' post office address
of each member. j
'The committee ou resolutions having en-
tcred the hall,
The Hon. llebt Y. Conrad, of Ya., chair-
mau, stated that tl.e eoiiinnttee had pn par-1
cd their whole report in the form of re-olu- j
Itious. Aud be would add, that at no tiu.j
jtlie coniiinln.ee, uui iuui, 1m.11 n-pn m
11nllj.1,0in. f Applause
. , , L j llie resolutions
which are as follows, viz :
; lUwlvcl, That the Whig of the United
States now assembled in convention hereby
declare their reverence lor the Co,.stit..tio
UUd their unalterable attachment to the ., a-
tioIial L'nioQ, and their tixed determination
to do nil in their power to preserve it for
themselves and tncir posterity, lhey linvn
,,0 ne principles to announce no new plat-
form to e,tal,lih-but are content broadly
to .est vhere their forefather have rested
upou the Constitution uf the I niled
J Mates wishing no sattr guide, uo higucr
j,-', 1 irat tney reg-ii a Willi me (?
est aniiety the present disordered coudi-
tion of our national affairs-
a portion ot
jur country ravaged by ciil war and lare
sections of our population embittered by
mutual n criminations ; and tin y distinctly
trace these calamities to the culpable neg
lect of duty by the present national admin
istration. ll i-i.'ci J, That the government of the.-e
l.'nited Slates was formed by the conjunc
tion in political unity of wide spread geo
graphical sections, materially dilb'ring not
ouly in cii.nate and product-, but in social
and domestic institution. and that any
cause which shall permanently array thi--o
sections iii political hostility, and organize
parties, founded only on geographical distinction-,
mu-t inevitably prove fatal to the
continu-icc" of the National 1'nioii.
lii (( , That the Whigs of the United
States d.-elare, a- a fuudaiu-nstal article of
their political faith, the absolute mces-ity
for avoiding geographical parties. Tl.o
danger so clearly disi-erned by the Father
of hi; Country, in "parties founded ou
I'cogi aphii al di-tit.ctioti-," has now hrcorii.j
fcarl'uilv apparent in the agitalicu which is
co!ivijlsiii' i be nation to its centre, and
which must be arrested at once, if we would
preserve our Constitutional Union from dis-
ineuibi riiient. and the name of America
from hi iu.' blotted f.om the family of civil-
alarm at the attitude assumed, by two of
tli.. ,,re:,f ti-.i-tl... in il,,. K..M ; il... r.r
Presidential canvass the one claiming only
j to represent sixteen northern States of tho
Union, the other up pealiin' mainly to tho
passions and pi-.-iudi.-es ol" the .Southern
States, and that "the success of either of
. . . ' '. t
; those factions mu-t add fuel to the flame
: which now threatens to wrap our dearest in-
ttrests m one Cuiumou lum.
Ziuwiii, That the only remedy for evil
!.o a.i!in!linr is iIih tunio f a .-o..ti.lsiu
I wnicli lias ail eUiy sel.ct.ert MV. 1-illmoie as
: ir ..-i n.l !.l I.. .... i., 1.;... .. .. ...!! .:....
i ! c. ;,!.(-,.! 1 ,.r .1... .. .
I IJMII.UI II It UU Ut I It V V vll III lillUII l IJ 4
the Uniou; eminent alike for his wi-dom
i and limine ; for his justice and niodera-
J lion iu our foreign relations ; fur his calm,
; pacific temperauient. well becoming tha
j head of a great and enlightened govern-
uieiit; tW his devotion to the constitution
j iu its true spirit, aud his indelibility in ex-
.cculing all laws passed under its authority;
; but beyond all these attributes, in posse.-s-
,1 . i . . ,
, mg the 0110 trauseeudent merit ot bciug tlm
j representative of neither of the two section-
.1 puities low struggling for Political tu-
j Jit i!f That in the present exigent-"
' of public affairs, we arc not called ou to dis.
' cus., any subordii,at questions of adiuiuis-
tr.,tiou iu cicrei-ing the constitutional pow-
ers of the govei tiiueiit it is enough to know
'that civil war is raging, aud the Uuiou iu
1 per. I, and to proclaim our earnest couvio-
. . . 1 . .....
to 1 tliat the restorati.iti nf .Mr ! ililmri til
the Pre-i Jeutial chair will furnish the best,
ed, sufficiently art .-t the National impor
taucc ot reserving aud rciuvigorjiiiig. their
party oi g.iuuatiou ; and that a National
Whig Committee of -one from each of the
States b now appointed by the Pre-idetit,
with authority to call any future Coiiventiuu,
and generally promote the effective orgaiu-
z ilion of the parly throughout the L'uited
Mr. K. ". Machett ', of Pa., moved to lay
the resolution ou the tallc aud pii'-.t thctu.
I hey came hero as old line Whigs to adopt
a set of big rcsoluti )iis to reatlirm their
faith and he did not think it was their
place to ex 'eed their duty by endorsing tlm
nomination of Andrew J. Pouclson.
Some liit'e confusion ensued, and the i.ue-
tion being put. there were several Voices in
the afh. .native, but a perfect shout ef noes,
.... , . . . .
the resi.it was received with applau-e.
'I he reading of the resolutions was again
dciuaudtd, as inatiy of the liie-uibers had
not distiuctiy heard them.'
The rcsoluti ms Were again rea l in aloud
tone by Mr. Thomas, ne ut the secretaries.
Mr. G. W. Hiook-, of No t.'a., moved tu
strike out the resolution endorsing the uom-
.nation ot Andrew .1 I'oiitisuii.
The resolution named was directed to Vu
read again, and the reading commenced