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Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
SUHSTAIMTIAI. THOUGHTS FOR SIJBSTAN. . jMAfc ¦ VIllW. ,. . The policy of intimidation in politics is tho worst thing in tho world. It helps nobody and harms everybody. When one class in any State seeks for spocial privileges, it is sure to excite rivalry in another class) and when, threats are added to tho endeavor, this rivalry is certain to breed revenge. ' So, if a State is arrayed against a sister State, or a section against another section, . argument, . fast disappears before, denunciation, and angry alienation , closes- up the scene. The South, . in her mdments of excitement, is never able to ¦ help Herself—her phrenzy only adds fuel to' the northern fires of fanaticism—l)Ut it la whim, in a serious und silent mood of preparation, she can fortify herself from her own resources, and lay deep.the foundations of her independence'. Suchin our opinion; \iTier-p ' ropenf attitude^ Wodo not for a moment encourage the idea that anyone quarter of our beloved country csm exist apar...
Id= 64 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
The north Carolina Election* Xaljkax, > * . C., Aug. 15,—The sheriff has just arrlrsd from Itulclgh with official returns, showing Shaw's majority in the recent election was 33 votes. " i Fire at Point Levl, opposite Quebec. Qjbbeo , Aug. 15.—An incendiary last night fired some woiden buildings on Point Lovi , opposite this city, and tw«ty of them were destroyed. Fatal Explosion of a Powder Magazine. liurix, August 14.—Tho Merchant* 1 powder magax|q, containing the whole stock of powder in Halifax , exaEoded with a Urriflo concussion shortly after midniglt last night. One sum was tilled awl fifteen others won seriously injured. Five houses wero demolished , and several dwaaged, %* Government rangntirid and the barracks were much shattered, and nearly ail tho windows In tho northern part of tho city wero broken. The magazine is flupwsed to have been fired by an incendiary. For hours the excitement was intense. Many persons had boen thrfwn from their beds, and others, bewil...
Id= 55 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
THE E<tUALITV OF THE RAGES AGAIN. Wo spoke, a few days ago, of the unconquerable repugnance of the white race against all efforts to confer political and social equality upon the negro. The following paragraphs from tho MadiBon (Wisconsin) Jrgus, of the lltli of August, show that what was predicted in our article of Iowa on this subject has transpired, and that Wisconsin will give the same proposition, shortly to be voted upon in that State, a still mo re emphatic rebuke t "Iowa Constitution—Nt:ano Supfraoe Over-WHEutiNoi/ir DM BATKD..-The new Constitution recently pa&»sd in Iowa lins been adopted by umajority of probably 5,000 or 0,000. The volo was li g ht and strict party lines wero not observed. Tho Kopnblicans generally voted for it, as did many Democrats. It iii a liberal and fair instrument. The puudipal objection to it was a olauso in the bill of right, which nullifies tho fugitive Slavo Law, But knowing it to bo void, many national men voted for Itnotwith...
Id= 60 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
[Correspondence of the rrew.J Wasui.voton, August 15,1857. Washington is in the midst of its very dullest month, and the weather has been so extremely warm for tho past two or three days that tho few people left in town are rarely geen upon the rtroota. Whon Soptorabor arrives, however, we may expect active preparations for the coming session of Congrc*. " , which bids fair to be a brief one. In some future Iotter I shall givo an account of the public measures spoken of an those which are to bo preKiod to an early passage. At present I shall only refer to tbe accommodations which will probably he provided for tho largo concourse of people that makes tho Fcdoral Metropolis its abiding plnco during the sittings of Congress. Tho National Hotel, (which was by fur tho most commodious aud pleasantly situated houso of tho oity,) tho I! uitod States, the St. Chnrlcs, mid tho Murray House, are closed. There uro opou at pre3ont, with vory few guests at each. Brown'sWillard'a und Kirkwood's....
Id= 52 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
<¦ THE HEHAU) 0<g FREEDOM, " This is the name of the Hcpnblicap paper published at Lawrence, liansas. It Boems to have fallen under the grave displeasure of the extremists 1 (because it will not J6in in the abuse of Governor WaikeV and the friends of the Constitution in Kansas. It is qiolen ' t enough, however, going Topefca , and all Hip other absurdities.with a relish.,:One gleans, however, something of itsrealfeelings in the following article in thtf issue of the 8th of August! " . '' . . ' •=, " How to Restore Pf.acb to Kashas .—lidthe peoplo alone' 'It, is this cqhtihuous effort ot a foreign power to* govern thein that' makes "all tho disturbance. 1 Gov. Walker's reply to tho ruffians who app lied to him for troops to eniorce the bogus lawn wfien he first camewas Mrisible and to tile •point. Said. ho: .' If the peoplo mado tho lawn, they must enforce thpin Hiomselves; if they did not they aro not fit to.bu enforced.'. This remark, which was repeated throughout...
Id= 61 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
TELEGRAPHIC FROM WASHINGTON. [BPKCIAL DESPATCH TO THE PHR8S.] VAauiNGTCK, August 16.—The statement that Hon. A. D. Don ok, IT. 8. Minister to Madrid, has resigned, In auliorJUtivoly contradicted by letters and papers rojeired this day. itovQ arc at least ono thoueaud vislters at the White Sulphur (Virginia) Springs. Great preparations are mating to extend the accommodations at all the Spring* forthe next season. ?he Charleston 7U>revry, just received, makes tho folowlng extraordinary exclamation: * The fat© of the Union, In our judgment, ia sealed. It must be dissolved. We l>ow to the necessity, and raty mourn the catastrophe, but cannot prevent a cer-Woty M inevitable n* the rolling of tho seasons. It la ony A question of time. We have not done it. When inpurti&l history comes to write its epitaph, it will say: •JiUedby the aggresaire injustice of the North, and tbe ifrnobis submliMJon of the South!" Judge DocoLis writes that after his visit to Minnesota...
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
ANOTHER PIONEER OF PENNSYLVANIA ¦ , / - • • ,. gone,; , , Hon. AIexajtbrb M'Caimokt died at Franklin, Venango county, on Monday morning lust, the 10th ef August,' in the 72d year of Ms age. JudgeM'Oalmoht was' once a pioneer of the West.., He ' was an early settler of Vemmgo, and his own advancing footsteps have; marked the progress of. that nourishing region. He filled, during his career, niany ' an important position, beginning with editing a Democratic paper, and after occupying varions;county » officos, closing Vis relation to public affairs by acting as President Judge over the Courts of tho Clarion district. Jnd^e M?Caihoht Was groatly esteemed. ~ Ho hag left behind him a most thriving ' family. His two sons, Hon". John S. At'CAiHo.vr, (who now occupies his father's place, on. the bench, in tils father's old district,) and Aj.exasdkr M'Cakxost, Esq., of Pittsburgh, are among the rapidly rising men'of our State, and belong to a school that has done everything for western ...
Id= 82 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
Interest::^ Railroad Decision. [From the Buffalo Advertiser.) Justico Davis, of the Fupremo Courthas recently given a judgment of $50^against tbe Central Railroad Company) nnder the following circumstances: John Burns Brrived at l?atavirt at eight and" a half o'clock P. M., found the ticket office lockedand took tbo cars for BuSaloat 9 P. M. Tho conductor made him pay fivo cents extra fare for having no ticket. On these facts Judgo Davis decides: 1st. That tho defendants had an office at But.ivia for the sale of passage tickets to those travelling on theirroad. 2d. That it was closed at an hour when it should have been open, to afford travellers an opportunity to purchase sucb tickets. 3d. That the pluintitT wont to said office to procure a passage ticket from Batavia to Buffalo, and found it closed, and wjis thus illegally deprived of an optrfHtunny to purchase said ticket. 4th. That tho pluintiff, having gone to said office for said purpose, and found it closed, gave him the rig...
Id= 83 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
aicKlm, the Murderer—Preparations for hi» Execution, HoLinnsniiiio, Aug., 15.—On Thursday, Me-Kim,>the murderer of .Norcross, who is to be executed on 1'riilay next, was brought down into tho jail yard for tho purpose of Having his photogruph taken. It was taken by tJcorge. W. 1'iEhc. r, Esq., the celebrated artist of this place. Ho uppcarod cheerful and light-hearted, as much so as any one present, und drew up tho bottoms of hts pata^oons, jind stated that ho wanted the irons about his legs Iu show in the picture. Ue has ordered his cotGn aud shroud, being anxious to look upon them. They aro being made. The coffin will bo a good one. After ho is placed in ithis body will bo given into tho charge of his friends, who will remove it to Marcus Ilook, to be buried according to his request. The gallows is to bo erected on Monday uoxt, immediately in front of tbo room in which he is confined. Th» gallows is tho aamo upon which Shirley was executed, for tho murder of his wife, in ...
Id= 63 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
Tm Southern Nail—Louisiana JCroj>«—Marine '}- ¦• PltruUr At Key West, <Uc tfiflitiNOTOX, Aug. Ifl'—IThe Southern mail furnishes Jtift Orleans papers to the Oth hint. A letter to tho Picayune from Ploguemine states that tie Sugar cone Is growing rapidly on tho plantations in ft»t vicinity , and that it is expected that a new crop of f.gar will be in the* market by the middle of October, three weeks earlier thnn usual. The corn crop was large thun ever bo tore, and the rice crop abundant. Hnrvot would commence in two weeks. rho llaton Rouge Advocate reportn the cotton crop in th-t vicinity as seriously affected by tho rain. It confinis the forward state of the sugar crop. "ho Catido Gazette says the cottou crop promises a for turn out. •he Key West correspondent of the Charleston Cou* rie reports tho barque Pacific wait bilgoitoo the 20th ult Two-thirds of her cargo was damaged, but brought hi| h prices at the Marshal's sales. The schooner Amorictf, Waters, from New Yo...
Id= 72 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
Titk IT. S. AoRicvhttRAh Sooikty's Exiii-BmQK.—Wo find iu several of our exchanges, suysiho LoiH&vilU) (Ky.) Journal of tho 13th, tho timo of holding tho fifth annual exhibition of tlte U.S. Agricultural Society, at Loalevillo, 1 fixed iu October. Thia is a mistake that may bo injurious to tho exhibition and disappoint many who desire to become exhibitors or visitors. We hope the newspapers throughout the country will promptly make the correction. Tho time for holding thia exhibition was originally fixed for September lst,but on account of tho great number of contributors expected, it has been determined to commence it ono day sooner. It will begin ou Monday, August 81st, and continue six days. It gives abundant promise to bo tho moat splendid exhibition of the kind that has ever been witnessed.
Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
®§§;l'ffI3 MfJNDAT,. A.IKH7ST. 17,1&>7 DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS FOR GOVERNOR, . . ... ::-. - WIGWAM F. PAOKEB/ >¦ or tyyouuiQ covhti. ,. FOR ICBOKS OF THE STJl'REME COVRT . ' •;. ' WILLIAM . ' STBONGJ .. ' " ' - ' . ) - - , or BS8KS COOSTT. . , JAMES THOMPSON, =¦ - ' - op fiaia oovsiT.' FOR CANAL COMMISSIONER, NBLROD STRICKLAND. ! ' " ' at OBRSTER OODKTT
Id= 81 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
Mail Robderv u Maktlaxd —The mail from Elision, for tho Wilmington distributionincluding many letters for Baltimore, was found in a woods in Queen Anne's county, near Centreville, on Tuesday morning last. The mail was the one which loft Easton on Saturday. The earner was drunk, and got some twenty miles off his route. Most of the letters were riflod of their contents. Tho Baltimore Patriot of Saturday states that a iargo amount of checks were found on the ground. The mail contained packages for New VorkPhiladelphia, Baltimore. Washington, Biohmond, Annapolis, and. Bevoral other points in Maryland. Tho Engton Bank had determined to sond $15,000 to Bultiinoro' that day, but from some slight canse the cashier deferred itand thereby saved the money. The mail was found by Mr. Joseph Share, of tho city, who was on a visit to that section, and whilo looking for berries in the woods camo across it. Mr. Share handed the whole mass over to Me. T. J. Keating, assistant postmaster at Centrevi...
Id= 62 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
Foiu Washington-Naval Chunfiei-Tbc New Rnifilan Tariff. iViKlIiaGTON, April 15.—Chief .Engineer Zeller, and Aiilstant Engineer! Potts , Barasey, Hunt, LUtigDu* pUno and Sehley, have boen ordered to the steamer Sianae, now preparing for the Pacific Squadron , at Philadelphia. Commander Pickering has been detached from Ports. OLUth, New Hampshire, and Commander Berrien been ajwinted bU successor. pfflcial despatches recoived at the State Department spak In favorable termi of the ameliorating influence o^the uow BiUrtUn tar iff, saying that the comraencentnfof tho operation)! affords evidence that ike preaent Epperor entertains views differentfrom his predecessor, ad affords hope that other Important reforms may follor, Booleb In aU language*, and pictures, are duty fre, subject only to tao tunat censorship. Kusaisn sub-]e^s, living in foreign countries, can now travel for five yexs with a reduction of passport fees.
Id= 84 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
The Lynchburg Virginian 5»ys that Mr. John U. Tyrea sold a lot tf tobacco on Tuesday at 8335 per owt. It was grown by Thomas J. Brown, Esq., of Tanceyville, N. O., and purchased by Messrs. Halsey ft Booker for their celebrated " Fanny '.Men" brand. This is piling Pelion upon Osaa, andcapa tho climax in the way of tall prices for tbo Virginia weed. Jos. B. Somner lins been convicted of murder at Santa I'd, New Mexico, and is to be hung next Monday.
Id= 53 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
We have-two excellent synoptical sketches of senrioii ' s " preached in ' tWs 'city: yesterday , reportedbf.onC'^'P11 ? corps, which:.wo will publish dmiiig the; ' we<* Ii '» ft«m tho"Re¥. Jo«n ' -wiMlpi*,'tBd( other.f)cpni the. Bfiv.. T. i/B^ajw;t» tn eaite ' enl.inth«ministry oj
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
' ABVAStAOl! O* FoBBUm T&AVES.—An eldMly.l*dy, who, with her diuujat*r,.hu tat recently «Wraf«l, front » . rjlhor r»pi4 journey through England, France, part of Oermnoy, and Italy, was asked, the other day, if they had visited Rome, and she replied in tbe negative. "I>&! Ma, yea wa did," said the daughter, "that was the plM* where, we bought tb« bad ite&lpft ' •" ^^CSION^NfjioiTp.ANDisbJJXH. . - Tbe ads t cheering; indication of; the political future is the present vigorous _ a|id healthy movement in the South against the advocates of extreme measures on the slavery. ' question: This movement includes many, if not most, of the loading men in the Southern States. ;It is based upon an indestructible principle. It will be at last irresistible, because this principle cannot be successfully antagonised. If there were now pending before Congress and tho country a new series of uncomrjletad legislation on the territorial question, the friends of the Uni...
Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
.,'': '.New Pre.Idenllal Muulw. . ¦W 6 !"^" ^ *° *SP 011 the first newipaper %McH takes ground, against the ^ necessity of a £e W.Ptes!4onti«a Mansion. - j ; : . cus'i-Bis uaifft&r^ ,,;: ' ;¦ ' **. A ' ^Republican friend of s . otifs-rja. peMonal friend, of course—reports tojus an urgent request preferred to him by a p ' ojitlou) brotDeptf Wa ia western New York, to change the general election Uay in Pennsylvania fr° m tlle fatal second Tuesday in October till some time about the Christmas holidays. The mischief to be remediea by the grW« reform Is the bad effects of r ou " r 'election reports upon the progTessJves in the Northern States. Thoy doa't Ilka tho conservatism of tbe Keystone, they say, and they can't utafti the rebound of their popular enthusiasms, when thoy strike against the Giblfaltai of the Democracy. They think the political sentiment of the Union ought to split exactly at the seftln along Mason and Dlxon, but thoy can't get at it while the monntains...
Id= 73 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 17 August 1857
Two young lads, named Homer Atkinson and Onarlea Hummer, verv respectably connected, have boon arrested at Cleveland, Ohio, on tho charge of purloining monoy lottera from tho postoffloo belonging to tho Gorman Evangelical Association, 'thoy mado a confession and wero oommifhui