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Id= 35 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
0C7"A singular excitement at Washington, D.-Ci,-has-lj«.'» causedJ»y_the-publication—ot_along list of names purporting to be all the members of one of the ward associations of the Know-Nothing order, and the threatened publication ofsmilar lists from all the- wards of that city. People all over the country are be-. coming ashamed of Know-Nothingism, and dread nothing worse than an- exposure of their connection with it. 0C7*J«<Jge Pollock has at length taken the stump, but his speeches are represented as a mere tirade of abuse ngninst the Democrats, destitute of either point or argument.- He dadgex the Know Nothing question—never opens his mouth on tlie subject of the TARIFF —is silent about the Independent Treasurj*—and seems to have his warmest affections centered in the cause of Jiboliliuninm. TT'Know Nothingism cannot live in the light of American liberty. There is too much honesty and too mucluntelligence—too strong a love of republican equality in this country for-...
Id= 20 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
. The Tide Turning. ' Democrats are beginning to discover that Know-Nothingism is only a cunning Whig trap, and are rapidly leaving this secret organization and returning to the old.Democratic standard. In Fort Wayne, Indiana, at a late election for city clerk, the Know-Nothing candidate was defeated by a large majority. The Democracy triumphed. In Berkoly county, Virginia, at a special election for Sheriff, the Democratic candidate was elected over a regular Know-Nothing candidate. So it will be, very truly remarks the Reading Gazette, everywhere when the next elections take place. The evidences of Know-Nothing rule in the Philadelphia city government have alarmed the sober, sensible men of all parties, and they will testify that alarm at the ballot-' jox, Where it will be effective. The hard blows of the Democracy are telling upon the Knoyr-Nothing Order in all parts;of the country. They cannot longer lurk tinder the disguise of darkness and within the walls of an oath-seale...
Id= 41 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Anonymous Letters. The following remarks on that, most reprehensible practice, anonymous letter writing, wo find in the Philadelphia Ledger., .It 19 strong language, but nevertheless true: "The most pusillanimous species of malevolence which'any mean-souled wretch can exhibit, is the sending of anonymous letters, ivith the view of wounding the feelings, injuring the business, or blasting the reputation of others. The assassin who, with stiletto in hand.waits in concealment the approach of his victim, is a magnanimous and high-souled hero in comparison with the anonymous threatener of mischief. The former has to attempt the deed his malignant spirit prompts him; to perpetrate, and he exposes himself in the act to the danger of detection,JbuLthe skulking craven whose venom is infused through anonymous means, confesses, in the pains he takes at concealment, thie pitiful cowardice .of his nature, as well as the itnpotency of his threats. His act has not tho dignity of.a crime, but a...
Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
H?*A pic nic gathering of Know Nothings, to the number of 4000 or 5000, was held in Georgetown.—Exchange Paper. \ Of course the above is a "fish s(ory, '^and yet it is going the rounds of the papers as a veritable truth. When Grst we saw the article it read thus: "A pic nic gathering, composed of forty or, fifty couple, was held' near Georgetown,yesterday." Next it was changed into a Know Nothing gatheringrand"bya"dding 1 cipher (0) to each number, it was made to read 400 or 500 ; and now, by the addition of mother cypher, it has reached the enormous figure of "4000or 5000!" By the time it has got. through all the Whig papers, it will probably read something like this: "A pic nic gathering of Know Nothings, to the number of 400,000,000,000,0'.'0 or 500.-300.000,000,000 was held in Georgetown."—Clinton Democrat. — CCr'Mr. Wise, of Va., was lately married. Somebody, therefore, says punningly Lo a bach-;lor friend thcro, -go aiid. do liLe-\Vio«-^— -. " .
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
The Boy of the Times, — We like an active boy^-one who haa the im. pulse of the age, the steam engine in him. A lazy, plodding, small-paced chap might have got along in the world fifty years ago; bat he won't do for these times. We live in an age of quick ideas; men think quick, eat, sleep, court, marry, and die quick—and slow coaches are not tolerated. "Go ahead, ifyou bust four boiler," is .the motto of the age: and ho sueseeds tho best in every line of business, who lias the most "do or die" in him. Strive boys,' to catch tho spirit of the times. Be qp and dressed always, not gaping and rubbing your eyes, as if you were half asleep, but wide awake, whatever may turn up, and you may be somebody before you die. Think, plan*». fleet as much as you please, before you act: but think quickly and closely, and when you have fixed your eye upon an object, spring to the mark at once. But, above all things, be honest. If you iriteiuf to be tin artist, carve it in the wood,chinel it in t...
Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
New Oxford Coileplntc and Medical Institute. VALENTINE SCH1SHR, Professor in the Coltefiiate Department, ¦=? At. D. G. PFEIFFKR, Professor in the Medical Department. r.H E Winter Session, in the above Institute, will commence on Monday, the 9/h of October next; and continue till the-last Monday in March following. Tuition Fee in the Collegiate Department $15 00 Contingencies 1 50 u a "«n. . Medical Department 20 00 Contingencies 2 50 German Language 5 00 French. do , 5 Oil Drawing ¦ 5 00 Music- - 10 00 - ISsE*Payments alionys in advance. BOARD, Lodging, Washing, etc., . thp Principal, if requested, will procure for %L00 per annum, quarterly in advance. N. B. The semi-annual examination, closing the Summer Session, will be on Monday, the 25lk ins:., commencing at 9 o'clock, A. M. M. D. G..PFKIFFER, Principal. New. Oxford, Sept. 18, 1854.
Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Good Nkws from Scjih-ylkill.—The Mining Register says that in # SchuylkiIl county the Democratic party is united on its nominees with a degree of unanimity that must tell with terrible effect upon Know Nothingism at the October election; while hundreds who have acted with the opposition for 3'cars, rally under our banner at this time, as the only party pledged to constitutional freedom, ana judicious measures of governmental policy. - - -X "\ krmoxt.—In Vermont, the vote for Governor stands very nearly as . follows:—Clark, Democrat, 15,300; Royce, fusion, 27,000: scattering, 1400. The Democrats—regular administration, Nebraska Democrats-have thrown over. two thuuxand, more voles than General Pierce received in 1852, when his vole was 13. ' - 044, and the united vote of Scott and Hale was 30,794. •
Id= 33 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Win- AsirAMKi) of It ?—If Ktiow Nothingism has sprung into existence from pure motives and justifiable onefs, why do men who belong to the oVder shirk all questions, and deny their connection with it ? [f it is or order established for high and holy motives, why do those who belong to it deny the fact ? If it is not n political, and religious crusade against one denomination alone, why make it a secret midnight conclave ? Ah ! theH .c.questions are easily answered.— The editor of the West Chester Jtfftrmninn having come in possession of a list of the members in that place, lie was wailed upon by a number of them, who begged of him not to publish it, as it might injure them in their business ! The editor further states that nt the succeeding meeting many entered the Hall with masked faces ! We shnll anxiously await the great and good end.-> to bis accomplished by an order which men are ashamed of, or too cowardly tft avow an" open connection wiui.
Id= 34 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Riots at Nkw Oiiuuxs.—The city of New Orleans lias been the scene of terrible riots between natiyes ami ..foreigners, which lasted several days. Guns, pistols, and other weapons were freely used, many persons were shot, and five or six killed. The military had to be called out, to restore order. The Mayor had issued a-proclamation ordering all the bar-rooms to be closed, for the present, at 8 o'clock in the evening, ami directing the enrollment of a special police. The disturbance originated in ii inure mile. An Irishman shot a dog owned by nn American, for biting him, and the American endeavored to get a" watch* man to pursue and orrest him. Failing in this, he stirred up the blood of a partyof natives, and nt it tiiey went upon the Irish. It is deplorable that in this land of freedom, people can be found base enough to excite the prejudices of birth and religion to such a pitch as to produce riot and bloodshed. But this is one of the legitimate fruits of Know-Nothingism.
Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Final Decision of the Wilson Case The case of Wilson' s heirs against M*iiK and others, which lias been pendmgin cwPlpmsif for a number of years, has atlengthbeerflhal-: ly decided . by the Supreme Court. As most of our readers are no doubt aware, this was an ejectment suit brought by the heirs of Jairies Wilson to obtain the possession of arlafgVtract of land in Dickinson township, in this county, known as the Cumberland Furnace- estate, which had been.sold many years since as the »n.m n mm n m;, IS now OCCUpied by some forty or fifty families. The triala of the case caused considerable interest in the pnblic mind. After having Hcien twice trie* in the Court of this county and ,as often carriedto the Supreme Court, it has been finally decided by the latter * , against the WilajSos. —^drlisle Democrat. . ¦
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
TEEMS OF THE CpMPIIER. jg>g~Tke Republican Compiler is published -every Monday morning, by IIkxry J. Stahi.e, at Si. 75 per annum if. paid in advance—^S>2,00 per annum if not.paid in advance. No subscription discontinued, .unless at the option of the publisher, until all arrearages are paid. • Aovbrtisk.mbxts inserted at the usual rates. Job Work: done, neatly, cheaply, and with dispatch. - ^ . ' Bss^Office on South Baltimore street, ditectly opposite Wampler's Tinning Establishment, one and a half squares from the Court House.
Id= 85 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
For the Compiler. ¦ To the Editor of the "Star> Dear,Sir:—With your permission, I have concluded to address you a few lines regarding your 'few words for yonr Catholic Friends.' as contained in your paperof tasUveekrTIn those few words, you charge the Locofbeo party with bidding largely and desperately for our voles, and you seein to have last your temper, either in view of the implied insult in thus attempting to bififtts, or through the fear that We are purchasable commodities, and that a portio#of your personals .may be consigned toother hands. Whether the charge be true or false. I will hot stop to inquire—neither do I care. Orwhether you have just grounds for fear, the sequel must tell. If that party approximates nearer to my notions of what is right and Constitutional than any other, I shall be bound by my duties 8« a citizen and Christian to give it my supportrregardless of its-name, and-wilhout-suspecting the purity of its motives. . ! With me my country is nexr...
Id= 79 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Henry S. Mott "While the Locofoco press is denouncing the Know Jvotliings. 'and circulating the report that Judge Pollock is a fellow-member, with a view to injure him. the Philadelphia New* retorts that Henry S. Mott, the Loco candidate for Canal Commissioner, is not only a member ti( the order, bat has been actually adopted by it as their candidate for that office."—Star. . (£y~Henry S. Mott has written such a letter in denial of the-chargc that he is a Know Nothing, as Jam.cs Pollock dare not write. The moment he does, his membership in that order wili be priwen beyond all doubt or cavil. • If it could be established that Col. Mott had any connection with it. Democrats, would not vote for him. This the Whig editors know, andbence we assert that theydo not pr<JV*nit>siinply_ because tiirt cannot. He is pure. The Chambersburg Spirit has an article on this subject, from which we copy the following. It "hits the nail right on the head:" The grand aim of the -Whi...
Id= 86 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Questions for Whigs to Answer. Some of the whigK pretend to say that whiggtry is not identified with Know Nothingism —t!>nt the Know Nothings are composed of mcmbi-rs of bu' .h of the old parties, and therefore whiggery cannot be charged with assimilating with, or being the peculiar guardian of that order. Now. if \\ higgcry is not identified with Know Noihingihin, why is it.lhat throughout this whole Stale, not a single resolution has h ' ten ' passed by a whig convention, disap-/jmei/i 'j ' ufl 'the proseriptivc principles of . Know Notliingi.si'n ; "although the Democratic Conven¬ tions of nearly every county hate done so ? Again, why is it that not a single whig; paper in the State lias openly avowed hostility to Know Noihingism, while, nearly every one evinces. , by its editorials and selections, a very decided leaning towards Know Nothing docrines? Again, why is it, that neaily all the ¦whig leaders, including the editors, throughout the State, are members of Ihe or...
Id= 97 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
Pollock Gives the Sign. " We have good authority for saying -that Judge Pollock, wher he mounts the Ftand toaddross'the, people, invariably gives the signs of the know-nothings. • Is not this humiliating? Is it not. contemptible ? Look at it, fellowsi listens! a candidate for the chief magistracy of Pennsylvania ^ stooping so low as to court the support of a secret, political organization, whose aoctrines are treason! to the constitution'! Look well to your principles and your rights, * fellow-citizens, native and naturalized, and by "a long pull,.a strong "pull, and a pull all together," put down the traitor.—Dem. Union, Voters Remember, That persons may be decoyed into-a secret political, oath-bound association, by false representation, but there can be no obligation- to> remain when they discover the real character f of the same.and see, as 'every man must, that they are tK^ntrolled entirely by whig leaders, &nd composed mainly of whig forces, for th& u...
Id= 74 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
. Political Bargaining, ( OUT" A dose observer of the inovemenUTof the Whfg Know Nothing leaders of this county ca«not-resist-see5flg-*-8tate-cf— things-in-the highest degree humiliating and disgusting. In times gone by, the Whigs of the "Young Guard" boasted that they fought for principle. Now, their leaders teach them (not by words, but) by acts, that-tbfiir organization is kept up only for the purpose of giving tiffke to a few, who in their souls have no more love for principle than they hnre for the Constitution which they seek to trample under foot. Look at the picture now presented. „ We saw the assembling of a Whig County Convention. and the hardest struggle in it was the contest for the Legislative nomination, j The Know Nothing influence orowded! off Mr. Ellis, although his right to a re-nomination was not doubted ; and Col. Neely receiyed a j majority of votes. This arrangement, it was thought, was final. But it is now commonly j reported—iDdecd, loo generally not to h...
Id= 77 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
"And yet it is a common street rumor, believed by everybody, that one of tlicCoiuuiitue which I rawed this pledge is President of a 'Know Nothing (Juun>;i] t that one of the candidates who signed it is President of another Know Nothing Council—antl that another<of the candid.ties is a member of the order in good standing.''—Slur. (£7*Know Nothing Whigs are, just now, particularly and desperately an xious to get up ••street rumors," to prejudice the Democratic candidates, but,why don't they give the names of the persons of whom "street rumor" snys such things ? The public might thus be enabled to investigate, the matter, and act understnndingly. But, assuredly, they know their assertions cannot bo sustained by facts ; yet hope to make voters believe, that, i! the Whig ticket is Know Nothing, that of the Democrats is not entirely free from it. A sort of, "you spite me and I'll spite you" game. But wich dodges will hardly "take" when it is remembered that the Democr...
Id= 61 : [Newspaper Article] — Republican Compiler — 2 October 1854
• Wood Wanted. Those of our patrons who intend paying their Subscription in Wood, ate requested to "bring it along" as sosn as they can. We are out. 1 ; _'__ ' . ¦ P.PT???9L?!???' _ . ' Has issued an address to the. people of Pennsylvania, in which he sets forth what ho has done since his first electionas well as what he will do if ^elected- It is well written and straight-forward, and will be read with. deep interest by the people. How »d Vora.~Tbe Prohibitory Liquor Law will be voted for or against on a separate ticket —also Judge of the Supreme Court. AH the test of the candidates, from Governor down to Coroner, onone stip-orticket: . \O*Tha Third Exhibition of the Hunterstown Classical Institute will'take place on Thursday evening next, at 6 o'clock. D. Me-CoNAtGBT, Esq., will deliver an address on the occasion. . ^ .. O^We are i ndebted to Mr. John Noel for a pair of mammoth Peaches,-about theme of goose eggs. They were the finest that have fallen under oar notice this seas...