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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

V>y Demooratio State Central v^y »1CR . rojnaiTTUi;, i»w*; At a Mcilinr oC Ihc DonuHirMlr r*l/it» Central Co«rmittrff, lifW-Nnrnflk-r lirt, \Hbb, :it tilt* MtT^ ohant'l M'rtcl HilliKjotphln, tlui following Rosnln. Mo* was adopted : Ruulviut, That tlra I>oitL»cra|lo Kinio G<>nv«n<l">> of I KM, bo held on Ihf 4lh dnv of iMitrvh nevt, in Harrlnburi, at lOoVlock, A M In puntiiHneo of the alm*« Kcti/tutiun tho Oiinven* linn wiH aWN-tnble at Hnrrinhur^. for Iht} imrptwn of sulrctlng Dwlejratr* to Uio Democratic National Convention, aiul noiuinatinfr acanilidnh* fur (.anal (.tiui-JJolJulifO*/, Auiliktr (Jem-ml and Hurieyer (luuentl. . \' JAMKHP. .MlK^Td.V Chairman Ktate Ui-ntral Oointnittce, fMxz.. I*---

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

V' ^Kt Bnal UltltJEtfUl, i»KtfB. - • B^ho cost of t ' hoState-hduBo iri ffotuiu' hus^JWo, is*l,:l83,BSfl. ,1- -w ' mI. (C?*Thej^lc(> ejpunHcS oynilVillnli/.CnJwj are saJdTo anfount ta 04OO ,t)OO per annum. BT-Tho HBrriabin' H Patriot eayji that this horrlblo disease prevKils to somd ejitent In that borough. IO*Whcn.» wqnlttn is In lovo ^ho jnay bo said to Uo profoundly learned, because ahounderatiiiidx tho- arts and sigA-cnccp, _. on'ho HonrieUaFiirnjKs inJil»if taantf,-after being Idle a year or more was put in blast last week. ' . (Jv"Rov. Q. W. Dunlan, dif Uiio PrwliytortKnTChurch, died ut lingetatown, Md.- , a, fewdays sinoo.. - . . (E?-They ivro nacicing Ice thirteen fcc£ thick at Cairo—the thickest MM there (of twentt'ftvo yours. n ^ . r ' ¦ O^- ' A flpiritilatllaiiu," in New Torlt IIhn been found to bo a stufrcil plove, fasteiieu^lui the too of <mo of the bey Mediums. f3 ?"Elren J. Tobin, a ^irlof dgliteert yests of .age, in 011 trial beforo the BupremV Court ...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 33 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

.;. j IB1 HIWI, -r-Xka (ant evening's mails havo bronght in—«lfri||Ot.unporUuico from Washington —The Know-Nothing Convention which contcMd ia tke city of Philadelphia, on the 2Miin«t<, tot tho purpose of nominating > qaWitg fbrPrcmtlunt, and Vico-P<midfnt , hai laaaVs tcr? Bltlo progress in transacting bournes*. At our last dales, theyhad-not y«4 ipsasanced balloting, and we aro not able to say how tho Convention stand*. Discord, eeafcufcBV »od violent contention, Becnu to rdgfctoqpnsMin their midst—occasioned by th* disemasion of the 12th KOction of the KM*<NotUgg platform of list June. Ntgf tttMai |»W|tW to become the ruler of that tpMkaWi body, inasmuch an the southern dnhsjaaten-making humiliating concession toqjkWt. Btaok-HepuUican brothers of the North. • Wa «iU be aUc to give the particu-1a« Im our rrfxt issue. , . -aOndnnati, Jeb'y 24.—A freshet comma* n< jutmil J in the Licking river, and, latin* linking op, immense quantities of it w...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

TfreSrATBCoNviiNTroif of^tlic American party of Tennessee met at Nashville, 011 the 12th mst. lion. Wm. M. Cookc presided. Hoir. N. & Brown reported a series of re«b» lutions, whiolf were adopted, rcafllrming the Philadctphit plattbrm, deprecating all action ou the subject of sjavttyl rlenyrog the right of Congress to (oginlat* apon the question, but pledging acquiescence in any sctien taken, mstrnoAin; Ure tktcgates t» the N* tional Courtcfl to prOCTfro tho repeal of th Bccrcsy in th4 Ordcr^ ad tocating erJucatiorr, and declaring tho IVrtestant Bibfc a proper text book, expressing rniUjrnation ai tho misrepresentation Of opponent* , and. condcmniiiE the adminlatralion. Tim ItiRTiriPi-AcK or AVAsinsomsik—A communication from (Jov. Wise was read before tho Virginia Legislature-, on Monday, containing a proposition from Mr. Lewis. W. Washington to preiicnt, in perpetuity, toth* State " ofYlrginia, the sites of the birtli-p'laco of Georgo Washington, arid of the " homes ari...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Tun Ohio Uive*,—Tho navigation of the Ohio river closed earlier last winter than it did the present season, the time being, in the former case, the 6th of December , and in the bitter the 2d of January. But last winter navigation reopened on tho -18th of February, though it closed again OfTltie 27th, and so remained until the 5th of March. This year tho ice is so think that there is but littlcjhopo of its yielding for some time henoe. - According to the PitUburg Daily ' Commercial Journal, the Monongahela river is frozen 50 thick near ite confluence with tho Allegheny that it woutd-probably sustain upon its surface a good-sized steamer without yielding. Baooaoe Itkm.—In Iho last six months of 1855, SSyjU^Jiieccs of baggago were transnorteaon the New. York Central railroad ; 85,899 of, these wcro checTccd to Albany; $75 only, has been paid for baggago. lost; $299 28 for baggage, known to havo been stolen. In the stray baggago-room at Albany there arc at this moment 2,033 pieces o...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 61 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Dinnjrtu Tint Hon. Hknrv M. Fuller The friends and neighbors of tho Hon. Henry M. Fuller gave him a public dinner mi Tuesday last, which wasparticip - ated in by Whigs, Americans end Democrats. Loot Out !—Tho GruwLJury of Monroe octmty returned an inquest lately, reporting that nearl y every person.in,tho counfy is passing and receiving small notes of Banks of othor States , and »ro liable to indictment. Fibb.—Wo learn from theiieadvillo papers that the large flouring mill and saw mill, belonging to .Qr, Bcmus, {wo miles abofc that place, wcro entirely consumed by fire on Saturday rflornma; hut. Ia» PwNoiPif Bull for the great clock of tho Knglish Hornet of Parliament, is to )pe nino feet in diameter, and to weigh fourteen tons t and will bo tho largest bell, they say, ever cast m England. • -—• ¦ < • p t , Bisifop P0TTKB. 7 of Pennsylvania, wa^'at New Orleans on the 15th, and intended to jproceed to Hatana for (he benefit ' of his healfhT "' 7; -^' - m " #^<'a*» '...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
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Id= 32 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

, V)jUiL)>D BXACT JDlTltl TOllX' Jwmmi- j , B "tf' v . JAMES BlfCBANAN, .*¦• ' *" * -w "warasrtvAKiA. 3«A/«<<ort«deci>i«»o//>rracH;r«licAWi(>M - >¦ A j ,4 *** e »'" " >- j Ipa CAXAL COMMIBSIOiftSR. - . ¦ mWBBWT'JP. BtOOVBR, ¦*¦ •, OF Cfixiiuj ceujyxy. 9«$M f> M« dtcu#m efihVJJtmtitraUc &h of March Convention, tiELLEFOXTE, VENXA. WVtWMbAY, VBMRVJtBV »T, IMI1. J> >HiBr» and Corrwpondeata. ^ ta'P* fn, ? *¦ *—-*' • * A WXI.fc written .cdmmunicalton, signet! " Equal Rit;Mt,f relating tt the Itarai gh Elections, h OH file for future eramnuilion, ItK&'if the Irnnsaetiom tt refer* to Mn'W sustkinrf by the wrxter, it shall opf*r m.imr aei( iijm». We hate no ilugffitifHltf *!** **r column* far the dis ervjiftft oj sucn a suojeci, ana \j our cornswandent etnvinccs Sji of the integrity «f * kit nutirr.i, tiicillbr unnecessary to MftTMf further notice «/ Ml affairs to Vhdiktrtftrs. iKfQO.—Yom mil l...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

' moM habbi«bi;b«< . . FmaiUAJwr23,1850'., - The accession to our population drjrisllitt prindipslly ofihosoiVho coml) hero trj attend (lie Fourth Of March Convention. A grjat many delegates aro liorp, and a iarg« «"Wborof the frionds of thoso who are proirtlnontly before tho-Stato are ajso ' her*, zealpjisly urging tho claims of' thpir favttritus. However tho best pf feclfug prevails—and boforo tho Convention moots, thero wSl bo not only a harmonious action, but a Doniocrati ' o acauiesccflct/iii itsdeoisions/ In ' a few days y,ou will knowVho aro to lead tho Pernodracy to tho dofeat of Homw^Nbthiugisni in Pennsylvania.' Brown's License bill has finally passed tho Senate, and gone to tho IIouso. The voluminous character of tho bill, with the means which wore usod" to havo it passed aro too well Icnowil over tho SUto to deserve, a notico at my Hands. Tho whafo sjrangoiiKmt in tho Sonato waff to plcaso tho Cfovernor, who would nrthor sign mi incorporation bill than veto * ...

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Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

IXAI'CI'KATtON AT NKW ORMAKH OP Tirg Jaokson t'QVB.sTRiAX Statuk."—Clark Mills' great equestrianHtatuootjackson, Was-in»ugurnted at New Orlcnns ' on the 9th instant. Tho New Orleans papers of the following day arc filled with glowing descriptions of the imposing ceremonies in honor of one "whose name and ck'o.ls aro imperishable. The Courier says: 'J * hu. streets were thronged from dewy morn to dusky -etc. All classes, sexes, and rolorji occupied tho sidewalks, whilst the street poured an endless procession of mili-4ary, of civic, and philanthropic societies. With quite ox much order and merit as the impatient enthusiasm of our pcoplo will bear, tho.proceMiaskyarf well marshalled by Brig. (Jen. Tracy, grand manlunVtknd his aids. Forming on Canal Htrvit, the column filed down Chartrcs street; the legion ifndtr Brig. Gen. l'aifrcy leading the van; with tho bright and various uniforms of some dozen volunteer companies, each with its line band of music ; then camo Governor Wicklifl...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

.- ttrn ' m. George III, Dallna. • A iar$rfnmnbcr^f ^hoTriehds and ftllow ciUtcns of Mon.flcorgoM. Dalloa, iiil " Philtw dclphia liato united tn tendering to him tho cotnplimcntof a public dinner. Mr. Dallas has been compelled-to deolino the honor intended to bo conferred, and for tho reasons stated ill tho subjoined letter: " Gkntlkmsn : Yourvcrjr kind letter )ms been rcccivcd.-coVering an invitation from a large number of my 'distinguished and much esteemed fellow-townsmen, with a request that I wilt name a daj[ fo»»tho dinner by which they propose to honor mo before my departure. , ' •• I-«annot too forcibly express my high approbation of this j»mplimont, and my warm rcciprooatioiiof tho feeling by which it was prompted. No more real gratification could bo experienced, and no purer prlde.indulgcd, than would spring from a cordial association with all the gentlcmon who havo thus addressed mo. > " But a strong impresnion of public .duty, and the necessity of devoting eve...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Wk copy the following, without tho Slightest expectation that it will over find it& way into the columns of>n Abolition journal: Tho Louisville Conner sa^u that the slaves in tho regionof Todd eounty*1n that State , and at Cjark*ville, Tcnn., on-the Cumberland river, bad so imiflh snunding money for tho Christmas holidays, that they could not be liirod to work by their masters, or any one elHe, for \csfi than two dollar* a. day, and but few of them would work for that. Tug suiuoiNKU pcrlnioiit paragraph appeared in the . Philadelphia Ledger : A petition was presented in tho Ohio Iloiiso of Rcprcscntatiyo», recently, in behalf of the "Western Anti-Slavery . Society," praying a withdrawal of the State of Ohio from tho Union. The individuals who arc dissatisfied with tho Union can easily withdraw from it; thSy need not want 'to tako their ncigTibors witJi them, who may bettor appreciate its benefits." ... _ - Tngoppiouks of.th. e Catawissa Railroad have made a report...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Wk can add xcrntxiii in the way of « aniing, to the following, which we find ill a late nurnbcr . pf the Philadelphia Argu * ' ¦ " The downward course of Mr. IVrfmot as ft politician shoulil lie a, wunmig to ull " who consult expediency insti ad <if principle. Ten years ago lie was the most promising and formidable man of lux age in the democratic party in l'cnnsy!\aiii.i. Since then he has boxed the compass until we now find him a Kilnw-Nuthing AlxJitionisf, iilayingserorin ni|<llo Ui the very men he fonni-rly despised. Thr Montrose Deniticmt for several months pai| copsiderulile attention to Mr. Wilmot'ti ^Hfi tical inaiujuuvcrilig, and proved very conelihively lh.it be was not governed by honest impulses in bin varioMH ' political dodf,en. to thifl .Mr. Wilmot took exception, sjit\ appealed to d [jrand jury for damages, asking the sung kuiu of ten ' thousand dollars; but we perci'ivo the giand jury ignored his bill, thus leaving him to reflect, at Bis leisure, on ...

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 41 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Hum Ctxr ox Viision.—The following is afftrxtrai- t rronrTfupoerrr-dcliveied by Henry. Clay, in tb0 Houso _ of Representatives, in Kentucky, Nov. 19, 1H50, and now applicable to tho doings in Congress ; and should, as a piece of information, bo kept before tho country as a beacon-light, that the pcoplo may see and avoid tho quicksands of the Black-Republicans: ' "But if it (the Whig parry) is to be merged into a contemptible abolition parly, and if abolitionism is to be engrafted upon the Whit} creed, from that moment Ire* nouncc the party ami case to lie a WAi 'jr. I go a stop further; if lam alivePwill givo my humble support to that man for the Prcs. idenoy wh . o, to whatever party he .rn,ay belong, * not contaminated by fanaticism, rathor ' than to one who, crying out all the tiruc that he is a Whig, maintains doctrines utterly subrcraive of the Constitution and the Union."

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 36 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Pmsidmi Prases *yo Ssnatob Hah.— A story has been going the rounds of the press that Senator Inhr, of New Hampshire, who accompanied two ladies to the Prcsi- , dent's levoe recently, was insulted by Gen. Pierce. The insult consisted, it is alleged, in the Pnsident turning hia back on the 8onator after politely bowing to the ladies. The Washington correspondent of th« New York Tone*, at the special request of the parties, pronounces the story wholly untrue, and adds: Mr. Halo and the ladies of his family did attend the levee on the evening referred to , but did not make any familial' advances towards tho President, were subjected, to no insult at his hands, hut wcro trvated with all tho courttHy wJiicli it is the habit of Gun. Pierce to extend towards friends and foes alike, who call upon him as tho Chief Kxccutivu of the Nation.

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

To Tnn Poijit.—Wo find the following amongst other resolutions that were recently adopted at the meeting of the Illinois Democracy: - - • "Rfiohed, That we will not pretermit an expression Of opinion as to the power of Congress to establish or prohibit slavery in the Territories of the United Stat , e« ; but we expressly declare that Congress has no con*ti tutional fiower to do cither." What a withering rebuke (says the Richmond Enijuircr) to the «nntt |yrn f|onfl hf»^f»i who, in the Philadel phia council, refused ^ to express an opmtdrTas to th* powor of Con-^ renn an « |«n i rm as to -the-pewer-of Oo ngfcsg overjdaifry in tho Territories. -Jxstthcm learn a lesson on the subject of their own fights from tho northern Democracy.

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Sai.b op thk Prni.11; Works. - 7 Thebill intro-(luctilinio tiie State Senate, n few. days since, by Mr. Jamiatnt, for tho B&le of the public works of the State, divides the line into five' section^, as follows: 1st—Philadelphia and Colij^nbia Railroad s !M—('anal from Columbia to the Junction. , Sd—Canal from Junction to Ilollidaysburg. •1th—Allegheny 1'ortago 'Railroad. utli—C'aiuit from Johnstown to Pittsburgh. The price fur tltc several divisions is fixed as follows: '-thmmtrltit t iwt-kuu than - ?.' ) ,30(1,000 1 Division 2d, " l,ritl<VXI() l)i\ision,1d, " . . ST.I.INJO Division 4th, " 575, ( Ki0 • Diviaiou 5th, " 375,000 For tbu whole line, - ' «8.425,000

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 60 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Su.VbUHY and Eiuc Ratcbjjad.— At a meeting of the new Board of. Directors of the Sunbury and Krio Railroad , held at Philadelphia on Thursday last, Mr. Samtacl V. Mcrrick was elected " President. H in uudcrstood, says the Daily News, that most of the memben of the Buord will resign ' to give place to others' to bo selected by Sir. Mcrrick. Thh New York Express says that Garrison and other "Mends of freedom" have issued A5^L* ) L§.e*!B?ntiqn.jn that ci jy^tojiiijct in May next, "to dispute the divine authori ^TrftrroltorrSeriptuWB.*' ¦ IThatTncxt will tlicsc-fanatics seek to aboliuh 1

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 37 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

Shall Notm.—Col: J. K. Srrowdcn, Director of toe Mint at Philadelphia, in a recent report makes the following remarks relative to the circulating medium of the country^ w ' hioBf deserve tn»«erious consideration of crery reflecting man : "In. the (briner.report, some reasons were suggested tuning to show that tho lar#o amount of,gold from California and Australia , , need eroifct- no apprehension* in rogard to any material disturbance in tho value of, the preoioasmctiitai yet it cannot but bo apparent that this inqreaso renders it highly important that States and Nations shpiild extend the use of gold,.anil drive out of existence that which circulates in placA of

Publication Title: Democratic Watchman
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

EnoEATiotr to Iowa.—The Chicago _ fVee Prut calls Iowa the.Qanaan to the emigrant It says that tho strife at Fort Dodge and -Dccorah Land Offices, is very great. The scats in stages from Dubuquo havo been in some cases .taken ton days in advance. A gentleman at DavenpWt states that during the early spring the dcslrablo lands in tho Dccorah district will bo entirely absorbed Land warrants are pouring intcr.tho offices of the prominent Jand agents of that section from parties all over tho JTnion, (0 tt located on speculation. * ' ¦ i au«ki«n <• « »«•*•<•• Tho present'Bspcct of our affairs vntkEnglattd, ' ia becoming dolly morp important, mid any-fact Connected iritH tho dorjartnicn.t dontrolling qur intorconrs 'o wvtli that nation 1b both interesting and instructive. Tho Bailern (ilp.) Argil, hi alluding ' to,tho appointment of tho Hon. . George M- Dallas as MiinV ter to England, presents somo interesting rcminescencos relativo to this important mission. The follow...

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Id= 35 : [Newspaper Article] — Democratic Watchman — 27 February 1856

lif MH.T to the statement of Hie Washington correspondent of tho Philadelphia Inquirer, that Ike President's health was so shattered and his looks so ghastly and corpse-like the Vicksburg Sentinel says: "From the ftir his late message kft mode among some of the dry bones of fanaticism in tho North, it would seem that President Pierce is about the livett cotpit that has startled abolitionism for a long time. It would not require many iucb.'corpses 1 to put to flight a whple Mnrjr^of VtiiUtr* Mywfttre, '' ' v Tkg fttilp flii4. The. last steamer from England, the Canada, bjfings ' intelligence, Confirmatory of previous rumors, that the preliminary measures (brfeace between the Allies ' and Russia Had Wen agreed upon. - QuetMt Victor!* opened #0 British ParlUifi cnt on tho 31st of Janti ' aVy. The Earl of Derby "considered tho rtyal speech as very ,«rei cold, ami meagre," that "itought to refer to the state of allairs with America. 1 ' Ad, '¦ Ho conochred that the government had v...

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