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TOE LOUISVILLE WEEKLY COURIER SATURDAY, JUNE 23, ,1855. LOUISVILLE WEEKLY COURIER, The Best and Cheapest Paper IN THE WEST. Tbe LOriSYIIXE WEF.KLY COURIER (of which two ed.Uoas are printed every week to suit the mails.) of the dv, boih foreign Bud domestic, ail tlx al reports of Lecis'ative end Coaatoosional lewi, fiaaa-eiand commercial news, editorials oa matters of moment, tie., aad. i beroodJaU euestitm the beat mm cheapest paper, not only ia Kentacky, but inthe VI ma. It w well pr.nted on one of COE-FAST DOICLE-CTLIXDE- R mi STEAM PRESSES, care u taken to obsata the latoot awl soot reliable iBteilieence of important movements in all parte of No pains or expense is spared for his purpose. ha world. 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The rear low price of the paper compels as te make this rule iisDerative. CeEspocDINCt SoMCTTts.. We are always glad to bear from enr friends, and ill be thankful for occasional letters from all parts of the 6ta'e and ths great Mississippi Valley, outaiaing imports at news, local gossip, fcc. ave. CsTPersocs ordering their papers changed, are resuesteu Poet Offir where i; is received as well as She w hich it is to be sent. te name the one to "Subscribers can remit as pootare stamps when conve- nient. Br sending them, they will have aodimcnlty uima- Ltaf chance for the fractional parts of a dollar. AXGELIXrS DISAPP0IXT3IEXT; OR Thewill Intercepted Letter. Vj oon commence the publication of a charming original Novelette, written expressly for the Louisville Courier, by Mrs. Akna Wills Paice, of McLean county, Ky. "We can promise our reader a richer treat in its perusal than they have had for many day. Job Type for Sale. We have several fonts of good Job Type, both wood and metal, for sale cheap. They are worthy the attention of country printers. CMr. Jso. W. MrapHT, of Lexington, ia an authorized apent of the Courier in Kentucky. His receipts for old accounts and for new subscriptions will be acknowledged by us. rPSubscriber should bear in niir d that all papers are invariably discontinued at the expiration of the time paid for. The low price at which the Comics is furnished renders the strict enforcement of this rule indispensably necessary. The American Platform. We publish in the Courier y the platfcrm f principles, as adopted by the National Convention of the American party, and officially announced by the authorities of that body. It wi!l be read with interest by every voter, as indicative of the position and line of policy of that new party that has arisen with so much suddeness and so much strength throughout every section of the land. The platform is broad enough for the occupancy of every friend of the country. It is sound in every beam and plank. There is nothing narrow or contracted about it; there is nothing rotten or shaky in it. It is solid and substantial; it has the appearance of having been made merely, but for all time. An emernot for to-dgency gave birth to the party, but it has already become a Herculean giant, with all the muscles and neircs and energy of a veteran. The secrecy that was rendered imperatively necessary at the outset of the party's career, when it needed nursing and preservation from the foul and contaminating air of old organizations, has been abrogated. Hereafter everything is to be open and free as the atxojihere we breathe. of the opposition Thus one of the great bug-beais demolished, end whatever of ad captandumlhe demagogues of the opposition could bring to bear from this secrecy, is forever hereafter forestalled. We are convinced that the people, when they read the platform, will be thoroughly satisfied with its nationality, its manliness, and its liberality. I;s adoption all over the country cannot be doubted. At the North it may meet with some opposition. But we have faith enough in the patriotism and integrity of our friends in that section to believe that eventually they will accede to the platform, the incorporation of which in the workings of our government will secure to us the perpetuity of our free institutions. If now the new party will only exercise a modicum of senss in the selection of candidates, the Presidential race in 1856 may be counted on as a certainty. But before we can well predicate anything concerning that result, the rule of old political cliques must be broken, demagoguery must be banished from the primary organization of the party, and new and reliable men placed at the head of aiTairs. Small Potato PaoscBirrioir i Kentucky. John M. Ciicvis, Esq., late Postmaster at Carlisle, Nicholas county, was recently removed from office and Joel Howard appointed by the administration to fill the vacancy. Mr. Chevis was con sidered the best Postmaster eer appointed to administer the Carlisle o(7iee, and his removal is a matter of regret to the entire community. His offense consisted in his honesty, urbanity and the fact of his being an appointee of President Till' more. His successor, Joel Howard, the Cincinnati Timet is in forme 1, on authority that ''will face the music," is a man utterly unqualified, by intemperate habits and from boorishness of manners, to fid any position with either grace or ability. His merits in the eys of the administration are comprised in the fact that he is a noisy, "dyed in the wool" old liner. Latest abott the Bkeckinkidge Dcel. Warrants for the arrest of Messrs. Leavenworth and Breckinridge, who recently fought a duel on the Canadian frontier, having been issued by Police Justice Pcarcy, of New York, two officers went in search of the combatants. Mr. Leaven worth was found lying seriously ill of his wounds at a secluded house about two miles from N para Falls. He was then arrested, but as he could not be removed without danger to his life, he wrote a letter to a friend in New York City, who went before Justice Pearcy and became iretyin the sum of 5,000 for Mr. Leaven worth's appearance. It is supposed that Mr. Breckinriilge has fled to this State, whence he may, perhaps, be obtained by a requisition from the Governor. Warrants have also been issued for the arrest of the seconds in this affair. Westiek Unitarian This CoxrE rente. body that met, as recollected, in this city last year, held its fourth annual meeting in Buf falo, commencing Thursday, June 14th. The largest numVr of delegates present were from the Louieville society, numliering twenty- two. Rev. Mr. Hosmer presided, and Rev. Dr. Bellows preached the introductory sermon. In the afiernoon session, as we learn from the Buffalo Democrary, Rev. J. H. Hey wood, of Lou isville, spoke in an interesting and graceful man ner upon the adaptation of Unitarianism to all classes of people. He rejected the too common idea that the creed was on'y suited to the educa tod and refined. DirrixGrisHiD Strakccrs. Among the nu merous passengers on the David White, that arrived Lere yesterday, were Mrs. Col. Bliss, the widow of the distinguished officer of that name in the Mexican war, and daughter of General Taylor, Mrs. Taylor, Gen. H. W. Palfrey and E. W. Moise, late U. S. Attorney for Louisiana. the week there were only twenty-fou- r in New Orleans. ending June Hth, deaths from cholera WEEKLY COURIER Xew.paper Puffery. Among the abuses which have crept into the press, there is none worthy of severer rebuke than the habit of indiscriminate puffery. The power of the press in this country is paramount. It is at once the director and reflector of public opinion. It embodies, perhaps, a greater amount of talent than any other profession, and that talent is kept in more active exercise. The conductors of public journals, however, have, as a general thing, a very inadequate idea of the importance of the position they occupy and the influence they wield. Many of them are content to manage their presses solely with reference to the pecuniary interests involved, little reflecting that by judicious management they could not only sub serve their fortunes but elevate themselves socially and politically. It has been thus that newspaper editors have rendered themselves liable to a continual and systematic course of imposition from all sorts ande'asaes of men and institutions. What should be the guide of the public in all issues of importance, is too frequently the mere mouth-piec- e of a mob or coterie. Independence of thought and action are not sufficiently arrived at. Occupying the position of a leader, and presumed to have a superiority of intellect and judgment, the editor should exercise his individuality, being able, by the force of his gifts of mind, to direct the thoughts of his readers. But it is not only in principles and questions of policy that the right and duty should be exercised. There is a grosser evil to which the press is subject, having been led into it through the mere good nature and disposition to yield on the part of its conductors. We allude now especially to the system of making great men. The newspapers are all active manufacturers in this department of business. They make them to order, and out of any sort of s. material. Heroism is not necessary Gallantry might as well be an obsolete emotion, as it is a custom deceased will the feudal ages. Bravery need be nothing more than pugilism. Intellect is not at all required. In fact, a skillful paragraphist, who has full sway in the columns of a newspaper, can make a great, or at least a notorious man, out of nonentity. There need not be the smallest particle of brains in the composition. No element, or lirrb, or fibre, generally supposed necessary to a man of mark, is required. It is the newspaper that can inflate the bag of wind and set it afloat on its way to the stars. It is the newspaper that can cajole the public into confiding to any sort of a man. The lawyer makes a drowsy argument be fore a sleepy judge and jury, and straightway it is announced as a brilliant legal effort, A surgeon saws off rudely a man's leg, and the morning paper chronicles it is a skilful feat in surgery. A divine reads a sermon, or else halloo it at the top of his cracked voice, and he is forthwith gazetted as an eminent, learned, elo quent, logical, pious, consistent Christian minis ter, who combines all the zeal of Paul, the meek ness of Stephen, the poetry of Jeremy Taylor and the burning rhetoric of Robert Hall. Should, under his labors, a few persons enter the pale of the church, it is forthwith blazoned to the world, especially if there be any worldly consequence attached to the newlmember. Indeed, reading newspaper reports, one would thint that the preacher did the work of conversion, and that that part of the God-hea- d generally presumed to have an agency in these matters was merely a secondary matter compared with Reverend or . This puffery of the clergy Elder has indeed become a grievous evil, and we desire our readers to stick a pin just here. But it is the politicians, the aspirants for the little and the big places, with their attendant treasury sops and paps, who exhaust the newsd man bores an paper adjectives. A small-calibaudience with a Fourth of July oration, and forthwith it is published that he held his thou sands of hearers enchained with his reason and eloquence. Next we have a legislative candidate, Never or an aspirant for the Common Council. saw the world so jrreat a man! He is just fitted for the post. So, too, when a man attains posi tion; the press is lavish in its encomiums upon him and his especial adaptation to the place. But we cannot point out all the instances in which this foolish puffery is used. Brethren of the press, it is all wrong. It U derogatory to our own positions it is not worthy of our stations, and detracts from our dignity. We should take pride and pleasure in being enabled to designate the truly great, but our indiscriminate way of say ing that every man who wishes a puff is great, is really disgraceful futhermore it is wrong. You injure thereby the man puffed, for sooner or later the bag of wind that he is, must be pricked, and then a collapse ensues. But especially and cruelly do you wrong those modest men of merit who plod along in life, laboring earnestly and faithfully, and accomplishing great things, where of the world hears but little. There are artists and inventors and men of letters who need and deserve commendation. Give them their meed of praise and you will have done your duty. Let the arguments of lawyers, the Eermons of preachers, the amputations of surgeons, the speeches of political orators, make reputation in their own right. We should encourage true genius and frown down all charlatanry. Ceorfi-fhc Presidency. Law We are highly gratified to see an indignant denial in the columns of the Washington Organ of the report that George Law was esteemed a pos sible aspirant for the Presidential canvass by the Philadelphia Convention. Judge Ellis, the editor of that paper, is unquestionably well posted up in all political movements. He writes that he has made diligent inquiry into the views of the delegates from all quarters of the country, to ascer tain whether any portion of the Council prefer George Law for the Presidency, and he has not ycf conretsei viA the fit tt man who favort kit jtrctcntiont. One member said he knew there was one George Law man in the Council, but he could not tell his name, nor could he point him out. Mr. Barker was voted against as President cf the Council, by many Southern members, on the ground that he was supposed to favor Mr. Law, but Barker's friends deny the truth of the imputation. He furthermore writes that he seriously questions whether a single decent, respectable, and intelligent man can be found in the nation who would advocate the claims of Mr. Law, unless previously purchased for a quid pro quo. It is said that Mr. Law has already purchased a press in New Orleans, one In Pittsburgh, and one in Albany; that he has secured the services of s, several puffers and and that if a million of dollars will suffice to manufacture a public opinion in his behalf; it will be accomplished. The whole scheme will be blown into atoms when the people tak-- s the question of selecting a candidate into their own hands. and Meeting i!t Trimble. A Sagt-NicThe Madison Banner furnishes us with an account of a Sag-Nicgathering over in Milton on Thursday last. Mr. Charles Allen, candi date for the Kentucky Senate, held forth. He expended his wind in impassioned rhetoric, expressive of the utter detestation in which he and his party hoi I the idea entertained on the part of numerous Kcntuckians that they are capable, without foreign intervention of any sort, of doing their own votinz and their own fihtin.too. as old Hickory or old somebody else used to say. These men are a 6et of "Abolitionists," according to the veracious Mr. Allen, they are a set of "bats and owls" according to the facetious Mr. Allen; and he tickled his auditory, two hours and a half or more, standing, metaphorically, with At head on the head of an whisky barrel and kicking with his heeL in the direction of the sun in heaven, trying with all his might to knock the daylight out of things. A comical genius, by the name of Winn, took him down after a while. Liverpool. In consequence of the want of water in Iiverpool, it has been found necessary to make arrangements for watering stree.s with salt water. The supply of fresh water from all sources is 42,000,000 gallons a week, whereas no less than 69,000,000 is required. tyin Simpson, Beverly L. Clarke's own county, our American friends are laboring faithfully for the good cause, and are enjoying the most gratifying prospects. G. W. Hoy, Esq., will beat his opponent badly. laiies of the First Baptist (Rev. Mr. Helm's) Church in Covington had a strawberry festival last week, that netted them three hundred dollars. and twenty-fiv- e he CfTJohn Burton, an old line Democrat, is the American candidate for the House of Reprenen tatives in the counties of Edmondson and Butler. 17 W. G. Ford has leased the coal mines at Hawesville for a term of years. The A CHEAP Know-Somethin- The National Convention of Know-Som- e things, in session last week at Cleveland, has ad journed. A ritual was adopted, said to be very simple, no oaths being required, a simple pledge of honor being the test of initiation. The following are the main points of the platform to be read first: A pledge of Lite honor of the candidate required; a person to be twenty-on- e years of age and a citizen cf the United States, and not a Roman Catholic. They proscribe no man on account of his birth-placThe following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Hiram Griswold, of Cleveland, NaBoutwell, of Gro-totional President;" William Richardson, Mass., of Albany, New York, National Secretary; Joshua Robinson, of Pittsburgh, Pa., National Treasurer. Mr. Griswold was born in Ohio and is about 50 years ef age. He was the candidate of the Whig party for Governor in 1845, but was defeated; he also received their vote for UniBjut-wc- ll ted States Senator in 1S48. is well known as a prominent Democrat, aged about 37 years. He has been Hunker candidate for the Gubernatorial chair of his native State, and was elected I believe on two occasions t: in 1851 and 1852. Mr. Richardson is an Englishman by birth. He came to this conn-tr- y when 12 years of age. He has always been a Whig in State and Freesoil in national politics. Mr. Robinson is also an Englishman by birth, and is 44 years of age. He came to this country when he was 17 years old. He has always been school. a Whig of the Buffalo was selected as the next place for meeting, on the second Wednesday of June, 1856. The Indian War in the West. The Pierce administration will soon find its ability and ingenuity taxed to the uttermost, in the prosecution of the war upon the Western plains, with the various savage hordes. Late intelligence announces the capture of Fort Laramie, one of our most important military posts The particulars have not yet been received, the express rider merely stating that the Indians had gathered there in great force and taken the Fort. We fear that the expedition now being fitted out against the Indians will result as disastrously as did Braddock's. The Government should have employed some two or three regiments of West-evolunteers lor this service, and appointed of ficers to the command who had some experience of the plains and mountains, and the Indians They would have gone out understanding, and if they found it necessary to fight, they would the know how to do it effectively, by Indians, cutting them off from ths buffalo, and allowing them no time to recuperate themselves or their horses. The Indians carry no stores with them, and de pend upon the chances of each day for their "daily bread," and can fight as long as they roam with the buffalo, and no infantry can cut them off. Western men, mounted on good hoses, and armed with rifles, and who are familiar with their habits and modes of warfare, would pursue and hunt them down, and whip them into submission at a saving of many lives and much treasure to the country.- - If they found it advisable to make peace with them, they would understand the best terms on which to predicate their treaty. To send infantry to the plains is the veriest nonsense in the world. Those who do so are eminently culpable, and should be held responsible for the consequences. The Indians and all non-timen laugh at the idea. It would only afford amusement to the Indians to whip infantry for the next twenty ycais. Such fighting would be comparative repose to theni. Well mounted volunteers are the only people that they fear, and it is the only force that can bring them to speedy terms, ad secure a lasting and reliable peace. PAPER FOR T E MAN OF BUSINESS, The Democratic State Ticket. Candidate for At'orney General. Our contemporary of the Lexington Ohserrer remarks with great truth in contrasting the tickets nominated by the two political parties of this State, that the individuals presented by the De mocracy are for the most part, young, untried, inexperienced men, of no extraordinary business capacity, whose nomination and endorsement by the Fnnkfort Convention was a positive imposition upon the people of the State. To demonstrate the truth of this remark tne editor who, was born and educated m Lexington, and is related by no very far removed ties to Mr. Robert Wickliffe Wooley, cites the nomination of that individual for the ofhee of Attorney General. He is willing to concede that Mr. W, is a young gentleman of capacity, but says that he is utterly unfit for the office. It would, ontinues the Observer, be difficult to find any one inthe whole Union of his age, who is fitted for such a position, and we mean no particular disparagement when wc assert that he is utterly unsuited for the office to which he now aspires. Mr. Wooley represents himself as a strippling, who was elevated on the shoulder of a brawny Irishman at the time of the August election in '47, eight years ago, and is it possible that the brat of '47 has, in eight years, qualified himself for the office of Attorney General for the State of Kentucky. What a change there has been in this short period; in '47, sitting on the shoulders of a 'Greek, at whose dictation he was shouting for his eousin, Ellick McMarshall: in '55, wishing to become the i dviscr of such men as Thomas Page and other veterans in the public service. If the Auditor was in doubt in regard to any matter, what would this youthful Attorney General do! Would he consult Harlan or risk an opinion! He would be compelled to do one or the other. The Attorney General gui les the other public officers, he often gives an opinion to the Auditor of Public Accounts, which opinion effects directly the action of every Clerk and Sheriff in the State, he tinws up every contract entered into by any public officer, and conduct all suits ins'ituted by the Commonwealth. This office requires an old head and a matured judgement, and Mr. W. has neither. He is now sc uring the State on his Trojan horse, while his opponent is confined by the pressure of his pro fcssional business, but we hope that the people of the State will not forget the importance of having this office well filled. The Crops in Indiana. Our Indiana newspapers are not half so confiden now of an abundant crop as they were some few weeks since. Heavy rains and fi jods have done iniurv in the eastern counties. In the vicinity of Vincenncs, Edinburgh, Danville and Shclbyvillc there have been very heavy hail storms, injurious to the growing grain. The frost has also had its share in doing evil. There was a severe frost at Vincennes Monday night, June 18. Near .Bedford the frosts last week were very severe. The Warsaw Republican says that on the 15th of June everything out of doors was glistening with frost. The Attica (Fountain county) Ledger says the worst apprehensions of farmers as to the injury caused by the frost to the wheat are more than realized. Those who have examined extensively of the wheat and minutely say that nine-tenton Shawnee Prairie is destroyed. It is thought to be less in the wood-land- s. The Boon County Pioneer says: Some of our farmers say that they will hardly save enough wheat to pay for their seed. This is owing to the late frosts and the backwardness of the season. Our corn crop has suffered more than we expected, and we fear that our harvest will fall far below an average yield. The Kokomo (Howard county) Tribune says A Gathering or Clans. We leam from the that recent examinations show that in nearly New York Exprett that among other queei things every location the wheat is injured more or less that have sprung out of the National Baby Show, by the frosts. Several fields that promised an abundant yield before the frost could not now be is an "enterprise," the like of which, if successsold for a dollar an acre. The injury is' general fully carried out, the world will never have seen before. Several gentlemen, it seems, have asso- throughout the county. We judge, however, from a general review of ciated together and subscribed f 100,000 to be expended in getting together a "Congress of Na the State, that the crops in the south, east and tions, that is to say, living specimens, male and northeast, have measurably escaped injury from female, of every nation on the habitable globe, all frosts, and that the only damage is from "fly," in their native costume, except when they are "weevil," "rust," &c, and that no general in nude. Great care will be used in selecting the jury has been inflicted by either. Certain locali finest specimens, and when convenient, prefer ties have s jffered severely, but generally the pros ence will be given to such persons as play upon pect continues fair; there is no cause for despon dence. Except the extraordinary visitations of some instruments of music. 2d and 3d, and the injury caused by them in Such a study was of course never before brought the under the eye of mortal man. The Congress of the north and west, the wheat promises as well Nations will necessarily include all the various as i' has ever doni any year. tribes of Indians in the world Esquimaux, JaThe Great Secretary Guthrie. panese, Laplanders, Persians, Circassians, Turks, The Washington Organ recommends to the Arabs, Hottentots, Bushmen, Caffirs, all the As'a-tic- s, people of this State, from whose circle the nation &.c. Some 13 months or more may be dec, has been furnished with the present distinguished required to make the entire collection, but interSecretary of the Treasury, the glorious career he esting portions of it, it is thought, can be ob- has run since he has filled that important station. tained at a much earlier period. Beginning with his judicious selection of an Unitarian Social Gathering. The dele- Assistant Secretary, every way suitable for the gates to the Unitarian Conference at Buffalo met work he had to perform, he soon showed, by his about the social board at the American Hall, Sat- proscription of such men as Bronson, that he urday evening. From the published reports we had no affinities with Old Line National Demo judge that it was a very delightful occasion, cracy. He has, since that exploit, completed the there being sentiments, speeches, and exchange outline of character then commenced, by lend ing himself to the persecution of Americans of of pleasantries on all sides. We learn from the Democrary that the Rev. all grades of office, and the promotion to office of foreigners and Roman Catholics. His last ex Mr. Heywood, of this city, was called up in some felicitous remarks by the Master of the Feast, Mr. ploit is contained in the following letter to an Hosmer. His speech was a graceful, witty, hearty humble laborer, whose whole offense consisted in thanksgiving to the warm hospitality of Buffalo, refusing to vote an open ticket, at the late eleo and a merited compliment to the clergyman, Dr. tion in Washington City. We congratulate the Secretary and his friends on the distinction he Hosmer, who has so well illustrated the Unitais acquiring: rian faith in their midst. Treasury Department, June 14, 1855 Rev. James Freeman Clarke, of Boston, was Sir: Your services as called up, and though decidedly a young man, in- are no longer required. laborer in this Department sisted upon being, a patriarch. He claimed to be I am, very respectfully, JAMES GUTHTHE, the father of several churches in the West, and Secretary of the Treasury. of several pastors at the different tables before Richard Carter, Esq. him some of them older looking men than himTom Marshall's Speech at Frankfort. We self. Dodging a threatened contest about this paternity, he then happily introduced from his noticed in the Courier yesterday that the Hon very aged Thomas F. Marshall had made a public speech experience at Louisville, Kentucky, in Frankfort on Monday. The speech was not witness in behalf of the antiquity of Uni'arian-isa cousin of t he celebrated Patrick Henry. entirely upon either side of the great question ot She was ninety years old. Some of her friends the times, but partly on each. As far as he knew dissuaded her from attending his church, and told Sam's principles that is, so far as he had seen her among other things that Unitarianism was a the American platform adopted at Philadelphia new thing. "A new thing! " exclaimed she; he was with Sam; with him in thinking the "well, I have been a Unitarian all my life, and do naturalization laws require reform; with him in the prudent, conservative, national position he you call me a new thing!' had taken upon the slavery question. But as to Crops in the Interior. A farmer residing in the platform which he had not seen, but which he the intenror of the State writes to a friend in this suspected contained the planks of religious in city: tolerance and persecution, he was not with Sam, "We have just had a splendid rain.which satu- but against hia Thus Mr. M. seemed to praise rated the eaith more thoroughly than it has been Sam for what he did know about him, and to de since the 12th of March. nounce him for what he didn't. Crops of every description are quite promising. PosTorricE Affairs. The public is much exWheat is very good, and will yield a full average crop. The grain, I think will be muci heavier cited about the recent Postoffice revelations. The report of the Postolfice Inspector on the Connecand more plump than usual. Corn is rather low, but the stalk is large and ticut and Rhode Island Postoffices does not disthrifty, and if nothing should occur to check it, prove the fact that many letters containing valuwe will have a much heavier yield than common. able papers have been sold by the Postmasters as rubbish at so much a pound or a bushel. If there Oats are also quite good. Fruit trees of every description are loaded were only half a dozen cases of the kind brought with fruit. There is a better crop of apples and to light, the fact would still be shameful in the peaches than we have hal for years. This ap- highest degree. And no excuse whatever can be offered for the infamous practices which the repears to be a special act f Providence, for provisions are so scarce and high that the poor cent investigation at New Orleans has brought would be bound to suffer extremely for the com to light. The fact is, the Postoffice is in the most mon necessaries of life, and if they can get good disgraceful state of disorganization from top to bottom. Nor does there seem any reason to befruit, they cui get along quite safely." lieve that any of the other public departments at Speaking in Frankfort. On Monday Public Weshinnton are on a better footing. the citizens of Franklin county were addressed in Heavy Sale of Pork. In our commercial suman able speech by John M. Hewitt, the American we enumerate sales of 3,875 bbls. mary of candidate for the Legislature. Thos. F. Marshall, the erratic ex-C, fol- of pork, taken for New York, together with sales lowed in a speech two hours long, in oppesition of bacon, the whole in the aggregate, amounting to the American movement. It is represented as to about 812,000 lbs. This, in cash, at present prices, is equal, in round figures, to 581,000. being very ingenious and eloquent. Considering the advanced period of the season, Bcildixo tor the Law School. A new this is a heavy transaction even for the pork building is being erected in Court Place for the metropolis. accommodation of the Law Department of the If the ancient porkopolis had made such a sale University of Louisville. It will be read for it would have been bragged on for a week. by the 1st of October, when the annual occupancy West Point Military Academy. The folterm commences. The house fronts the north of the Court House, and will afford much better lowing young gentlemen from Kentucky belong to the first class, that enters upon its studies at convenience than the present apartments. West Point July 1st: Hylan B. Lyon, Thos. E. New Masonic Temple. After a suspension Miller and John W. Barriger. From Indiana are of labor on this great enterprise, it is now being Thos. W. Walker and John Tipton. prosecuted towards completion. Yesterday the C'Mr. W. S. Rankin, is the American canwindow frames for the second story were set in didate for the Senate in the Senatorial District of their places, and the entire building was swarmGrant, Pendleton and Owen. Mr. Rankin has ing wit'i mechanics. for a competitor Capt. J. F. English, of Owen. The 2td of The Nominating Convention. Americans have beaten the English before, and February, 1856, Washington's birth day, has been can do it again. fixed as the day for an American Convention, to lRalfe S. Saunders, an able political writer, in Philadelphia, to nominate a President assemble has withJrawn from the Memphis Eagle and and Vice President. Dr. Geo. C. Gray purchased his interest. trFrank J. Mclean, an able young lawyer of canITIIirain McElroy ii the Rumsey, is the American candidate for the House didate for the Legislature in Union county. in Muhlenberg county. The River was slowly falling yesterday, with seven feet eight inches water in the canal last evening by the mark. On the fal s there were four feet ten inches, over the rocks. During the previous twenty-fou- r hours the river had receded two inches. The weather was warm yesterday, with a heavy dashing raiu in the afternoon, which, for a time, completely flooded the streets. The despatches from Pittsburgh yesterday report the river falliDg, with nine feet foru leches water in the canal. River Xews per Tf Icgrapb Pittsburgh, June iO.M. There are 9 fret 4 inches water in the channel nod falling. weather is elear and warm. T, June 20, St. Tbe river has fallen one fort. was a delightful pic-nin the vicin ity of La Grange on Saturday last, June 16th. It was conducted on temperance principles, with the fat of the land to eat. We hear exuberant of sheep roasted whole, the stories of pigs, the beef, and all those essentials to a Kentucky feast in the woods. nGcn. Wm. Morrow is announced as the candidate for Congress in the First District. LFThe iron has been laid for a distance of seven miles on the Paducah branch railroad. We call the attention of the public to the following certificates, from some of the most respectable families of Louisville, in regard to a most distressing and protracted ease of Scrofula recently cured in this city by the most popular Scrofula remedy now in use. This is not an isolated, for we have heard of more than twenty in this immediate vicinity which have been cured by the same remedy, some of them even more severe than this one; but one such case as t'le present cannot fail to convince the most skeptical cf the power of Dr. Gcohegan's rlydropiper over this most loathsome disease : Miss Seaser's Certificate. six years atro a fl r d emotion, arcompanied with ltriiuu and pain, mane us ajueamnce all orcr the surlare of my biMiv unit lunha, an I Ihoush I used Tarions preoara- uwim rei:o:nmemica lor impurities ot me ruonri siitl cutane1 ous m benefit, but cuntinneil to worse, until at leneth I was literally covered with chi- ana running sores, and at one Timo 1 tnnueat 1 uli'mid lose mil ot my cars. Eventually the pain b came so eirri:t.;iMni?,ni(l the dis a.'e o troublesome, ha1: I was compelled for some three months lust summer to rive up mv daily vocation. I emDloord several skiliful iihvsir an both iu this Mate and M i suuri. and though their prescriptions s wed to palliate the disease, they alTorded no permanent relief; but at leneth almost in despair I was m- uiic-'aj some oi my menus wn i nail nscd it.totry Dr. Geoheirairs llydropii-c-and Sc. rem a I.Uiiment, and to my unspeakable joy and to the astonishment of my tr I oegan 10 improve oeiore i niw used nve notttrs. anil now am to all hppearances. and have been for several month entirely restored, the ulcers bemr all healed and mv rener- ai n eoou, and 1 weiith ulMiut tilte in p .im-i- i ni:ire th in 1 did less than a year I cheerfully eivethis certificate for tne beuofit of those who be s:nulnrlv sfnVted. rt mi' Louisville, June 17th, 1&5.5. e Hie U'ldersisneJ have, known Miss Sender during her intense suiienns. (si e liavmr lived in our fimilies a part of ths t me) nnJ we be'iev ; the atiove statement to bo cor rect m every ptricnar. r ts. H. J. EVA VS. Broad av; Mrs. A. K TUYON, B o:rdwa'v; Mrs. C. FL'SSELBAUGU, Second street. Louisville, June I7:h, ISjJ. From Rev. C. B. Parsons, of the Walnut Street MHhodut Churck. Th S mar cert.fv that I have known Mi A rnni-Seaer both before and since her residence in this cuv, and have full coutid jneiu thts co redness of her statements. C. B. PARSONS, Pastor Walnut Street M. E. Church, Louisvill We also hwe the privileee of ref. rrin? to Mrs. EUen Ormby aud Mrs Mary Dnmcsnil. near i'ifth. beyond n A .Ml IIS 1J X. A 1 1 KIN , .Diuaun ij. (ieneral A?eiits for Dr. Oeoheean's f Hydroplper: je20dALW No. 71 Fourth street, Louisville. American Demonstration. A dispatch from Philadelphia, Saturday evening last, states that the K. N. mass meeting in Independence Square was very large and enthusiastic. Three stands were erected, and the square v. as crowded with delegates, bearing banners and transparencies Mr. Bartlett presided at the principal stand, and several gentlemen from the West and South made speeches, and were received with great en thusiasm. It commenced raining about half-panine, but made no impression on the dense mass of people, in the way of dispersing them. At New York, on Monday afternoon, there was a tremendous meeting to ratify the American platform. There was speaking 'rom four stands by distinguished orators. Among the speakers were Col. John S. (Ccrro Gordo) Williams, of this State, and Hon. Andrew J. Donclson, of Tennessee, the executor and nephew of Gen. Jackson and former Minister at Berlin. Boy's Leo Bhoken by Water. By referring to our Cincinnati despatch it will be seen that a boy had his leg broken yesterday by the wate that broke through the hose of a new steam fire engine. It was an engine built for New Orleans, and on a trial threw a stream of water 262 feet through an inch and a half nozzel, when the hose burst and the force of the water broke the boy's THE FARMER, AND THE FAMILY CIRC Votes of the K. Premiums to Youno Ladies. A eorrespen-denof the Courier mentioned yesterday the exexamination of Stuart's Female College at Shel- byvi'Ie. On Thursday, at this school, there was an exhibition of Ornamental work. Premiums were offered, by some ycung gentlemen, for the best specimens of embroidery and needlework. They were awarded, as follows: WORSTED EMBROIDERY. 1st Premium Miss Eittie Allen, of Shelby; Gold pe an cencl 2d Premium Miss Emma Howell, of Shelby; Gold Thimble. 3d Premium Miss Maf? e Thomas, of Shelby; Port Oionnaie. SATIN EMBROIDERY. 1st Premium Miss Maria Withers of .Danville;' Gold and Deuci . 2d Premium Miss Emma Geijer, of !Jefferson; Gold Don iiiimoie. Premium for best specimen of Needlework Lee, Danvule; Uo'.d i uiinble. Miss Sophi In addition to the foregoing, premiums were awarded, by the Principals of the College, as fol lows: Botany tor the lareert number of Flowers analyzed L izzie s. Met erran, ot Buvle county. Kncli-- n Grammar Miss M. Ada 1 e.gunn, of Charles-townInd. Paintinir Miss Lavinia Winchester, of Jefferson county. L rayon Ssketehms IViiss Lucy A. Collier, or Louisville Monochromatic Miss Helen Veech, of Shelby countv. for improvement in Penmiiship. in the Primary iJea.'t-me.Miss Anna L. Matthews, uf She bwille. Kor Deportment in Primary Department Miss Elizabeth oi enemyviiie. miss Horace Greeley Falling from Grace. The immaculate philosopher of the white coat whose private life his hitherto been beyond the suspicion of fashionable folly, has in his last visit to Paris been seduced from his youthful bran-brea- d paths of rectitude. He now actually eats, drinks and dresses like a Frenchman. He really plays cards with a gay and dashing lady. Alack for the frailty of human nature! Now that Horace has fallen, we may not count with safety upon the reliability of any man or woman. Says the Paris correspondent of the Cincinnat Gazette: One of the pleasant faces present oa these festive occasions is that of Horace Greeley, who appears to have discarded his American habits ana fallen into the French. It cannot be perceived .that he dresses; eats, drinks, or comports bim'iclf different from the old habitues of French society, which is a mitter of great astonishment to accustomed to Ins home peculiarities. While Dick Tinto writes to the New York Times, about a ball in Paris, thus: "In the card room were two whist tables, and I looked in to see who was winning. At one was Heraee (Jreeley, with our brilliant Lady So retary JIM. fiatt, lora partner; tlieiradversdries were Mrs L'e.ily, too good natured to be anybod. 's adversary and a gentleman whose name I did not At the particular moment of the frame which fell under my observation, Mr. Greeley and his fai r ri were in the nine holes their opponent counting hut six. Diamond were trumpn, aud the lead was Mrs. Piatt's. Mr. Greeley sometimes found it difficult to proceed according to Hoyle, such was the constant succession of old acquaintances, who wished to ask him how he did. He once plaved third hand low in consequence, and, of course, lost the trick!" s. The Germans and the The Abend Zeitung, of New York city, estimates the decrease of German immigration, owing to g the hostility to foreigners, as nearly 120,000 for this year alone. In the Staats Zeitung, of Wednesday, is an important address from a German association in Ohio to one in New Haven, in which these passages occur: This is the hind in which they are beginning to nonris'i a universal hatred of e' rangers, that has already sprend itself with its poisonous roots over the Union. 1'c pie are not conteut with a mere hate against iiniiiitriact.s; no, they are proceeding to measures which should only be applied ia a land of despotism, not in a free laud. Let any one read the laws lattly considered in the Legislature ef Massachusetts apaiast immigrants, and he will find how far the hate of strangers goes, for they have at tempted to put us lower ,han the slaves to rob us To meet these of our right of franchise. efforts no other proceeding can be recommended but a union of all Germans and a thorough enlightenment as to what stands before us. It is then proposed that these two association, should unite, and ihat everywhere similar efforts should be made to form societies and bring up the Germans in a mass against the plans of the s. Nothing, we feel sure, would add greater strength and energy to the American party than this proposed line of policy. But let the German population unite, as is suggested. It would, before many years, rue the day that caused the commission of so gTeat an error. The Platform of the American Party. tion was the compromise between ultraisms the the minority re majority report was y. port VOTr ON THT MA TOH ITT AXDMTNORTTT PT.AT- 10 HilS A2D O.N Kzil NUK a fKUKUSH 1U. Revnors Proposition. are DELAWARE. R.P.Johnson Diehard e.kinent Joseph Pvle James M. Joha E. Joys" Ed. D. Porter O.aye Majority Report. Minorite he port. ao no uo n ave ave ave no no BO no KABTi AND. C. H. i .hr Wm. It Pnrnell J mes B. Hicanrd Joseph H. I'odel Wm Alexandar H Winchester John (J Mil. hell VIBnlMA. Philin Kolline Moore H K Lllvson Wm M liurwell. Alex R Boteler are are no are ave ave are no no no no no no no no do ao ao aye no no are aye ro are .no no no no SOITH CAROLINA. "ohn "nnnmeliam Jolin Kr liars son nu no no no ave syi aye no no aye aye J T l.ittlejohn Kenneth Kevnor KC Davidson DC "arter RWWnarton Jus ii Houghton at no aye ni Nt' Arthur A Judson Crane north Carolina. as no ave no no ao ave a aye no no no no no ave a.e ao a.-- no no OCORO'A. W Poe V H Cone J Hill J R Davis C Leitner B J Head J J Word ave aye aye no no no nt AJKusscil sve ave re ave no no no no no no no KI.OR.DA. T O Henrv Quincey Thos Rnnrtell no no no no John Drirhnr W W McCall no A H Kobv J C Cirpenter F S Hunt HH.VIiller in no no ave no no ave no ave tt aye ao ave ao ave ave ayi m ave no no no no aye aye no no no are n no ALABAMA. no no Geo N Stewart K'l A Bradford A F Ho;. kiln WB a.e los no are ave CD Bunco W I llanls no no are ays ave no ave aye aye aye no LOUISIANA. CALIFORNIA. Chas Mathews I has M Hitchcock J L (r.bson JSO are AltXAXSAS. Jnmes Logan. Albert Pie Henry Neil TENNEss-K- no nu no io no no ao no no ave no are no KPSTICKT. Wm. S Pilciier H. tr'idr.r John W. Finneli John S V l liams W It Mason E B B irtlett C'itO. n- no a.e ave ave are ae nu no no ao no so no ave ro no ae aye ao ao ave no mi n Wmte L H Olds J R Mv!T Ch.omas H Fold HMMeAbee Gro-s- e R .Morten 'osh-iMartin a.e no no ave ao no pa ate no no no no are ave ave no ave no no m ae no m r.n no INDIANA. ""oiHove S Or'h hiiv'er Col fa Win Cum hack Thomas C Slmutrer .lu in S IC'ir.-eIn' R W F D Al en S lo to , aye -, see no no no aye no aye sve ave aye limej no ao its a a.e aT, MICHI1AN. hter WISCONSIN. RCtamler V Wocd C W Co k TET.IS. J S S iMd'all 1 Jo i" S'amps D'STRti r or Vespas an Ellis J Gallia d Maine. sve are ao no .no no . Neil S Biown Jordan S'okes Hrkon Top Hardin P Shannon A J 1) nahlson MA ave to aye no no are ave aye no ave ave no no nr no ave ave aye no no ave ays no no no COLUMBIA. d ASHchmond I. OCowaa ro JM Lircoln no no B Sherw.n Jesse Mann Anthony Colhv no ne aye no so aye no no ao no no no B I) Peclc J Cove 1 .1 I. S' even SEW HAMPSHIRE. 5! Av- ave MASSACHUSETTS. H J Gardner J Bulfinfon J W Foster A A Richmond A C Carey Henrv Wils. n II W Bur CONNECTICUT. NDSperry Aue- Putnam Dav.d B Bloth Lncions Woodruff Thos no no are no no no are an sve aye bo aye aye aye bo no are are e no no no no to are are aye VERMONT. R M G'liirord J n H itch .1 H Barret Horace Kmgsiey K Pterpont SHORE J NEW no . ave aye aye no are no no ave ave ave no ave no no are are no ave no ave aye ave aye no ave aye ISLAND. Jahrz C Kineht YORK. r W T I Lvon L T Parsons S mous S Sijuires R Mallory Horatio Sevmoiir. NEWJSRSET. John Lyon CD John Wei s A S Livingston So! Andrews E S McC ellan Ciias T Join s n So no no Jr.. ..ave ave ave ave ave ave ave aye a, ae no nu ao no no ao a no no ave ave bo no ave aye ave aye aye ao PENNSYLVANIA. J B Hell C D Freeman Wm F Johnston R Jr R A l.aniberton I K Small FAVancleve leg- - I. Delegates. It should be understood that Reyner's proposi are no ave ave aye ....ave ave ao ave nu no no ao ave ILLINOIS. W W Denenhower D L Eas'map J iha A Pricket aye iye bo no W J Phelps (!eoWG.lon IOWA. Wm Loutfhndre Jaa C Thorinjtou ao no no bo no ao no aye no are nu no ave ave ave aye no no bo ave aye aye no bo no aye no MINNESOTA. Chos Hoa From the Chicago Tnbune, June 1 1th.. J A Catholic Priest Clalmlna bis Wife in a Ceurt l Justice. The case of the people ex rtlatione Nicholas Stamber against Anthony which came bclore the Court of Common I leas of Cook county, Hon. John II. Wilson presiding, on Saturday, pre sents a curious picture or married lite, and revea. some strange practices on the part of the Catholic clergy, and some equally strange matters of faith on the part of the more ignorant portion of their COCK. It appears that about a var ago. Nicholas Stara bcr.then a priest of the Catholic church, wm united in marriage with Anna Maria bchmeder, a German girl, the dartg'uter of the defendant, and a good Catholic. The marriage ceremony was performed by Father Peter Kramer, in a private room, without t tie nse or the wcddiag ring, and without witnesses. In all other respects the marriage ceremony was pertormed according to the rites of the Catholic church, the parties agreeing and assenting thereto. promising to be man and wife to each other, and the priest giving them the nuptial benediction and prononncing them man and wite. After the ceremony. Father Nicholas took the girl home and kept ner as an upper servant or house keeper, treating her kindly and paying her wages regularly. Ihe girl says herself that although he always spoke of her as wife, they occupied separate apartments. Some three months since she left his house and went to Nile, Michigan, where she entered a famUy in the capacity of servant. Her own account is, that both her marriage to and desertion from her husband was in accordance with the advice of her pa rents and rnenns. To use her own language "she was talked into it." Up to the time of bis wife's leaving him. Father Nicholas had continued his public ministrations in the church, but since then we understand he has been deposed from the priesthood, as has also Father Peter Kramer. This suit was brought in the chancery side of the Court of Common Pitas, by the husband, to recover possession of his wife, whom he alleged was illegally detained from him by Anthony Schneider. The writ issned, commanding Schneider to produce the body of Anna Mary before the Court. It was served on Schneider on the 6th of Jan.-- , by S. T. Buckley, Deputy Sheriff. On going into the country to serve the writ, he found Anna Mary at the house of one Judson, aliout four miles from her father's residence, and took her there wit'a him. On Saturday the defendant appeared before Hon. John M. Wilson, in the Court of Common Pleas, and in obedience to the writ prodjeed the body of nu daughter. Ihe husband!so present. For the purpose of ascertaining the tr ie' state of the case, and of finding out what her wishes were in regard to her living with her husband, the Court ordered the room to be cleard of all persons except the officers of the Court, an interpreter, and reporter for the press, and proceeded to question the girl. V.'e are not, of eourse, at liberty to disclose all that was then elicited; bnt it appeared in addition to the above facts, that she did not consider the marriage legal or binding, because her husband was a priest; that she left her husband of her own accord; andthat she wished now to go with her parents and stay with them, and not to go with ner husband; that the reason that she wished to leave was that she had been educated in the her belief that she eonld never go to heaven if she lived in marriage with a priest; but that no threats whatever had been made to her by her parents, by the priests, or by the Bishop. She gave her name as Anna Mary Snyder, and not as Anna Mary Stamber. Jadge Wilson informed the young lady that the ma.riage was a perfectly valid and legal one, by the laws of this State, although it might be a matter of discipline in their own church; and that she could not marry any other man while hpr hnsbind was living; but that she was not compelled to live with him; and asked whom she would go with, her husband or her father f She answered promptly, with her father. The doors were then and her husband and parents, the attorneys on both sides, and the other members of the bar The hnsband was informed that the body of his wife had been produced, and that she was here iu Court; that the marriage, by the laws of Illinois, was perfectly legal and valid, but that he was not to nse any force in compelling her to go with him. The hushiinj now walked across the room to where the lady stood, and in imated to her his desire that she should go home with him, but she resolutely refused, nor could all his persuasions induce her to waver her determination. She left the. Court with her parents, and the last we saw of the disconsolate spouse, he was following in the wake of his wife, pouring forth his entreaties, to which she turned a deaf ear. JIt is said that "corporations have no souls. We c n believe this in the case of a recent transaction between the trustees or friends of a church and the bank at Hickman, if the tale, as related be true. The bank was unwilling to lend money to the church, though "prayed" for, and it would be no more than right that the bank should be, in future, denied the prayers of the church, and let go to the old scratch in their own rags. The above paragraph we take from White's Reporter and Price Current, a pap-- r rublished in Louisville Kentucky, and edited by W. L. White. We are authorised by Mr. Oweus,the Cashier of the Dank here, which ihe charge Is made, to state that the cl.arsre is snqoalifitdly false. We thiak that Mr. White should itate the authority npou wl.icii be publishes the charge against the ban in Hickman. lliciman Arsrut. Mose Bank Bcstitications. The following is from the Cleveland Plain Dealer of the 14th inst: We learn by telegraphic dispatches that the Macomb Connty Bank and the Adrian Insurance, Brokers and Michigan, have gone by the board. C." David R. Durjan is the fusion or bankers in this city put it dotvn a worthless trash. candidate for the Legislature ia ivelsom "The Warren County ftauk, Pa., is strongly uncounty. der suspicion. The following are the "Platform and Princi ples of the Organisation" as finally decided upon by the American National Convention, at a late hour Thursday night: Platform mud Principles. I. The acknowledgment of ihat Almi.-htBe who presides over ing, who rules over the Universe the Councils of Nations who conducts tlie aCTirs of men, and who, in every step by which we have Ivanced to the character of an independent nation. has diitinraisbed as by some token of i'rovi.leutiai '"ncy. II. The cultivation and development of a senti ment of profoundly intense American fet!inir; ot pa.ssionate attachment to our country, its history and its institutions; of admiration for the purer d.ty-- i of our National existence; of veneration lor tue heroism that precipitated oar Ktvolunon; and of emulation or 1 virtue, wisdom and patriotism that framed our Constitution and lirst successfully ap plied its provisions. III. the maintenance or tne Lnioa or tnese United States as the paramount political good; or to use the language of Washington, "tne primary object or patriotic desire. Aud hence: 1st. Opposition to all attempts to weaSen or sub vert It. 2d. Uncompromising antagonism to every prin ciple or policy that endangers it. Later and Setter. a 3d. lhe advocacy or an equ.taMe aiimstment of wiiicn threaten us integrity all political perpetuity. 4;lu The suppression of all to political divisiop, founded on "geographic! discrimiuatum, or on the be'.it f that there in a real difference of in terests and views'' between the various section of the Union. 5th. The fail recognition of the rights of the sev eral Mates, as expressed and reserved ;n the Coa- stituujn; and a cirefil avoidance, by the ueneral ivovemnient, of ail interference with their righisby or :xecutive action. IV . Obedience to the constitution of these uni ted States, as the supreme law of the land, sacredly obligatory upon all its parts and Members; and sT.enl-fa- -t resistance to the spirit of innovation upon i:s principles, howtverspecioas the pretexts. Avowing that ui ail uoubtlul or disputed point it may only be legally ascertained and expounded by the jucli- ;.! power oi tne c citea Mates. And, as a corollary to the above: 1. A habit of reverential obedience to the laws, whether National, State, or Muiiicir-aluntil thrv are einer repealed or declared nncont-tationby the proper authority. :. A tender and wcred regard fo those act of statesmanship, which are io be lro:n acts ot oid.nary legislation, ty the fact of tneir being or tne nature or compacts and agree ments; and so to be considered a fixed an J settk--J national policy. V. A radical revision ani modification cf the laws regulating immigration, and to the settlement of emigrants. Ofrering to tne honest unmismtnt who f.ora love of liberty or hatred of oppression seeKs an asyium n tne L anej states, a friendly re aeption aud protection. But unq'ialihedly condemn ing the transmission to our shares of felons and Banners. VI. The essential modification of the Naturali zation Laws. The repeal by the Legislatures of the respectiv States of all Statt laws allowing foreigners not na turalized to vote. The repeal, without retroactive operation, of aU acts or Congress making grants of land to annaturalized foreigners, and aaoiisjf them to vote iathe Territories. TIL Hostility to the corrupt means by which the leaders or party have Bitaert- foiced upon us oi ru:er ana lr political creeds. '.rnp'.dcable eamity agiust the present demora zing system of rewards for political subserviency and of punishment for political iadeendence. Disgust for the wild hunt after office which char acterizes the age. These oa the one hand. On the othe- rImitation of the practice of the purer davs of the Republic; and admiration of the maxim that "office should seek the man, and net man the otlice," and of the rule that, the jast mode of ascertaining fitnt ss for office is the capability, tbe faithfulness, aad th; honestv of the incumbent or candi, lute VIIL Resistance to the ag;rebive policy and cor rupting tendencies or the iiomaa Catholic Chnrch in our country by the advancement to ail political stations executive, legislative, judicial or diploma tuoe only who uo not hold civil allegiance directly or indirectly, to any foreign power whether civil or ecclesiastical, and who are Am ric:'.ns by birth, education and training thus fulfill ng- tbe ticor maxim, "Axskicass only shall ojvesm Axb bica." Tne protection of all citizens in the legal and p oper exercise of their civil and religious rights and privileges; the maintenance of the right f every man to the lull, unrestrained and peaceful enjoy mem oi rusown religious opiuions ana worsiiip, an resistance of all attempts bv anv sect, de a nomination or church to obtain an ascendancy over any other in tne state, by means of any special privileges or exemption, by any political combm tion of its members, or by a division of their civ allegiance with any foreign power, potentate or ecclesiastic. IX. The reformation of the character of our N tioual Legislature, by elevatin; to that dignified and responsible position men of higher qualifications, purer morals, and more unselhsh patriotism. X. The restriction of executive patronage especially i the matter of appointments to othce so far as ik maybe permitted by the Constitution, and consistent with tlie puolic good. XI. The edncation f the youth of our country in schools provided by the state; which schools shad be common to all, without distinction of creed or party, and free from any influence or direction of a denominational or par.izan character. And, inasmuch as Chricitianity by the Constitutions of nearly all the States, by the decisions of the most eminent judicial authorities, a d by the consent of the people of America, is considered an element of our political system, ard as the Holy Bible is at once the source of Christianity and the depository and fountain of all civil and religious fieedorj, we oppose every attempt to exclude it from the Schools thus established inthe S'atea. XII. The American party bavin? arisen upon the ruins, aud it spite of the opposition of the Whig and Democratic parties, cannot be held in any manner re ponsible for the obnoxious acts or violated pledges of either. And systematic agitation of the slavery question by thoee parties having elevated sectional hostility into a positive clement of political power, and brought onr institutions into peril, it has therefore become the imperative duty of the American party to interpose, for the purpose of giving peace to the country and perpetuity to tne LVioa. And, as experience has shown, it is impossible to reconcile opinions so extreme as those which separate the disputants; and as there can be no dishonor in submitting to the laws the National Council has deemed it the best guarantee of common justice and of future peace to abide by and maintain the existing Laws upon the subject ef slavery, as a final and conclusive settlement of that subject in spirit and in substance. And, regarding it the highest duty to avow these opinions upon a in distinct and unequivocal subject important, terms, it is hereby declared as the sense of this National Council that Congress possesses no power under the constitution to legislate upon the sul j"et of slavery inthe States wfceie it does cr may exi.t. or to exclude any State from admission into the Union because its constitution dors or does not recognize the institution of slavery as a part of its social system; and expressly pretermitting any opinion upon the power of Copgrea to tstablish or prohibi: slavery in any Territory, it is tbe sense of this National Council that Congress ought not to legislate upon the subject of slavery within the Territory or the United States, an that any interference by Congress wit.i slavery ss it ex'sts in the District of Columbia would be a violation of the sphit and intention of the compact by which the State of Maryland ceded t:i to the United States, auu a breach of the nation J faith. XIII. The policy of the Government of the aited Statt s, iu its relations with foreign tovernments, is ta exact justice from the strongest and do justice to the weakest, restraining, by all the power of the Government, all its citizens from interference with the internal concerns of nations) w.ia whom we are at peace. XIV. This National Council declares that all the principles of the Order shall be henceforth everywhere open'y avowed; and that each member shad be at liberty to make known the existence of the Order, and the fact that he himself is a member; and it recommends that there be no concealment of the places of meeting of subordinate councils. E. B. B ARTLETT, of Kentncky, President of National Council. C. D. Deshlex, of New Jersey, Corresponding Secretary. J kits M. Stephens, of Maryland. Recording Secretary. T1- Preva lesiaTlilase sm ttaiitisa- - Ketr i. er Alar weari ( II Venae or Hie eeeuer )tch ay va ll ini imi aaT'.rw lniA. .New Jersey filial I .nether Ihe M.ijriT Better Feel! a Country. Says the Bowling" Green Standard: The nomination of Mr. Morehead gives entire satisfaction to the American party. On every hand it is conceded that .Mr. Marehead is a man of marked ability, an able debater, and a courteous gentleman. He hi.a already commenced the canvass and will prosecute it with vigor until the close. He will be elected over Mr. Clarke by twenty thousand majority mark it. The Hrtpk'uisville Patriot says: Mr. Morehead will find that there was but litt'e necessity for his canvassing this end of the State. The people know him wed here and they are for Hi presence however amongst h s hiui already. many old friends and acquaintances ran do nu harm; on the contrary it will have a tendency to stir the:a up, and the result will be that he will sweep Green He is a Green river nun; river tike an avalanche. and the people down here, true t the instinct of to an th ir fathers, will never turn a col I sioui-leold and well trie 1 friend. They wiil rally to the support of Cbas. S. Morehead with a nnanimity He' emphatically a that will astonish everybody. part and parcel of this people, and they wi'l ciing about him like the tendrils of a vine encircling iis parent stem. You fellows in Old Kentncky, listen at the ides of August for the universal shout that Green river will seudapfjr Ephraim Snovt. The Elktoq (Todd CO.) Bxmer says: Mr. Morehead began his career in this part of the State, and is we'-- known to our older citizens, who are ready, by their votes, to evince t"eir hkh regard for his talents and moral worth. He will receive a hearty aud enthns astic support in this county. His nomination was proclaimed to a large crowd, assembled to listen to the speaking, on Monday, and was received with tremendous outburst of applause aad demonstrations of satisfaction. "Sam"i?i Mtoornn's Steicm. A correspondent at Somerset, in rulai-k- i county, writes us under date of June 15th: The unterrifled candidate for Lieut. Governor, B. McGoffln, was with us on yesterday, agreeable to appointment, and made a speech of four and a balf hours ia length. Such a bombastical effort was never before listened to this aide of the Rocky His whole speech was nothing but a Mountains. But tirade of abuse ag iiDst the "Sam," who had been laying somewhat dormant for a few weeks, awoke from hm Rip Vanwinkie sunoze and went to work ia good r ami t, and by the time tlie p ech W33 cloer he had enlisted ":ne twjnty Although tkia odd volunteer under bis command. is a Democratic county, on the 1st MouJ-- y in An ti list next "Sam some foot rnnts Here will long to be remembered bv Ihe untprnfled Deuioera- rv. Fox is battling manially in tins district lor tne and will be elected by a very Uirgt majority. o- r-- I ie KesolmUna as Test oi the Ceaveaiiea- -i tteporu. etc. Speca! Despa'eh to: he New York Ea press Philai slpha, J'taa II Midnight. The excitement ia reference to the Convention continues, ihe general cominexiou of things is not so un'avorabie as described in the evening Express. That is to say the prospect for hanuoma-ir.- g the Convention, so as to coiue to some arood an- as they weio, are not so bad tils niori.iiiir. srraufving manifestation of thia fact, it may As a be mentioned that many of tie Doiters are back in the Convention, among them Gov. Johnson. The feeling among the diieg itrs is certainly improving. A go-tleal of :he gas with waica toe extremities of bota sections were charged, tas) endped, and the members breathe deeper and freer in conse quence. I onservative men begin to ta:e courage, and to hope that ail w:li yet be well. Tho.-mortal enemies of .ain. the Fusiomsts, are buy out of door, doing their Lest to promote and keep ut dissensiua, but the game bejias to bo scented. New York, Penney Ivoaia, and New Jersey will pn'l toeth r. I lie m.'ior.ty resolu'ions are no test of the seoaa of the Convention. Despite the the Northerners axe hfi tee to entertain their own opinio: s. Darin? Attempt at murder and Kebbery. corrsponJent of the St. Louis A RepHKicum furnishes that paper with the following account of a bold and reckless attempt to rob and er on the steamer Polar Star : Mr. Tracy, of New Oceans, a dealer ia West In dia fruits, left home for St. Louis on bns ne-- , and thence came on to see his relations it St. Joseph. Letoro leaving tbe levee at New Orleans he received some parcels of money, one of which amounted to 1,X0, and the o'hers to f.5.00), waking in all $11,000. A man caLing himself Mauvpeuny, from tlie Gasconade, some eighteen miles below Jeffer son City, Mo., was standing mar at the time. On the way to St. Louis Manvpennv ma: him self very agreeab'e and tried to cultivate an iatima- cy Tracy. lie found that Tracy intended envo- mg up the Missouri river, and he stated that he, too. was cominir np nearly aa far as JetTerson City, and would be ela i to haie his company. T'acy said, howivvr, that he would not come np fur several days, and so they parti d at the levee m M. Louis. A few day alter Manypenry called at the private hinse at which Tracy was stopping, and said that he h id concluded to speed several days, in the city, and he urged Tracy to walk out with him. Tracy was busv, and excused himself. He called several times- for Tncy to go with bim to the theatre, or in see the curiosities about the city, but each time Tracy had some other engagement. At length, when he r as ready to cme tip tr-river, he went o the Polar Har, and found bis s name registered with foe the same stateroom. The room was t.i-- ' farthest back in the ' cabia. Tracy gentlemen's and adjoining the ladif lt for his attention. rather grateful to They came up to the landing for which M anv penny was registered, when, in coneciuence of tbe rain which was then pouring down, he said he would go, on to Jefferson City. When they got to City he said that te had heard that Boonv-.liwas the prettiest town in tbe State, and he woul 1 come ud ami see it. When they go! to Boonville he said he had just learned that a man who owed bim some money was in Lexiniton, and that be could get it by g'iing for it. This awakened Tracy's suspicion t .at ail was not right. He begun to th icJc that Manypensy might want to rob him, but the thought of murder never entered his head. That night ManypeDny, who occupied the npper berth, got np three or four times and went into the rnbin.bat persons were stirring about until daylight. About four o'clock oa Thursdav moruimr, when all was qiiet about the cabin and staterooms, Many-penn- v got up and went out again. Tracy concluded that he would get np then, as he discovered day light. While he 'honght of doing so he fell into m aeosation slumber. The flrt thing he knew wm h!se a horrible nightmare, which was occasioned by a blow on the top of the head. He received another blow upon the forehead, which laid it open to tbe He found bone and brought hira to consciousness. himself grappling with lianypeDny and warding ofT with bis arm b.ows aimed at hi head with a bar of iron, aad he called for help. Before assistance came Man ynenny escaped through the outer door, taking with him only his coat and pantaloons, and slipped down on the lower deek and jumped overboard-Som- e say he irt safely to shore, but the porter av he saw him fall back and sink, and that he is sure he is drowned. Tracy was brought to St. Joseph and fa doin well. He has a gash on the top of the head some three inches long, and one on his forehead nearly the same length, and sevenl bruises en bis arm. His greatest suffering is in the region of the kit ear, thong1 thre is no visible wound there. i lomxeiXG rciooFS 3ioitE or THE CXEAT EFFICACY AVO ALMOsT. MI3ACVLOU3 CURATIVE POWERS OF J., May t, ISii. SaLTSSsttlis, Da. Jon Bcll Dkab Sis indu-reiotrrTaar Sraonlle, I have reeeittj aif ease tncH a'.thoixh I fruU'v coa;'ee that I eoalil ! tV.t neither J ur rjarii! oe aw other aaedi-cmv Jiwasa. 1 nave aad, as 1 taoo; a. as reici air ci as Ne YrkcJ il J e ve, an-- ttis ssedicines that aal heratof r he'pe I . fu let to 1 ins anv r?l ef. I tturerira emilMleJ mr star oa ear fa wan quite s'aot, aaj rare j? ail a ipes t ever Seine able t be aruami my my husbsnj aever 'o lav e it another ain, au-srulha? fr mrlicme for ate. I w .a so lo aad prastrats.1 hy fever amlescrocia'.ui; pains ia my bones, that I on. J not without saneainf. the aoay I isit twins; o tarn ia iadee 1. laauae can e the misery IeTTwnenced. BesklAa, at nines, ia aaditwa to tbe above, I bail the Jificalty in eettun mr brevh. B the pers iasio ot nay fr.eads aa 1 mv husband. I tr 1 th i "Eoat ieicr dy." and the very drstday I took it 1 ei penanced some relief, aivl b fure I haU taken the Arst b 'tt'.. 'he nie j ia my boaea , the had lsft nie, and before the second bot: e wm taa-nfever also le.t ate entirely; aad the dinVnlty I had. in brssk'Vae. has beea re! evej ia a saoet wonderful aad Tnaaner, aad I attibute my present state of health. anJcr Prov dince, to the medical virtues aad 'lEcucy of yonr Sarsap&nllv 1 ownt, perhaps, to state that, eoatrary to the eipecta-lio- a family, aad frieaJs, I am better of mrself. ny in bxty tnaa I have beea lor snsse month, aad well e oah to atteal to tlie duties of asy faimlr, tot which 1 feel I hava ansa for thankfulness. i4.1K6i3f KELUXt. .1 bl ! Co.. V. J , May I. ltii. certify that 1 have beea acq mated with Mrs. wa. Marxaret Keesao, wite of Mr. Thomas appear above, (or about 7 yean; an J t,o aJir-a- . that tiie statement there mide are trne. and that bot the siiKh.-- e iiL--r nl.M m the ease has beea made. Both Mr. XI irsaret Keeiraa and Mr. Thoinis Keeria are reliable persons, and are so re;ardJa id sell bf ill who have ay ao-- a JOII ELDERS J.i. ia.ataiice with theia hare. Stae of Xw Yirk. City aad t'ojn.y ol .New York.) Robert B. Keat.of thucity o BrooV.ya, eountv of K o?J, ra, jars that :h e fore-foof Naw a July and 's ne of M irsaret Kezaa is sea nne. t that he knows knowledge. Deponent farther nvr-tEl Kir von, aid has koowa him for the part aiuea years; Joha character, tha? aid John EUersoa is a persoa of whose word is sltlt ed to frea weisht, aad who wooUl not on aar accout state anything which was not correct, B. B. liS NT. Sworn to before me. Mir Jd. l&iJ. I s. H. -- 1'caJir, City Ja-'i-. ) 8tVe of New T irk. City and t ouni v rf.Nw York. 5 1, R.chard B CooboIt. Clert of the eity and eonuty ef ITew York, and Clerk of fie Supreme Court for the said city and eoonty. herns; a Court ef Record, do hereby certi y that Sidney H. Stuart. Before whom the anneieil the same. deposition waa taken, was, at the time of City Judire for said e.ty, duly elected and sworn, aud that as I eer.iy believe, has vi are thereto n jenu.n. Ia test.moiv w.iereof. I have hereunto rt mv f aifijed t ie eil oi v L- - !. J ha ul an. ad Court aud I -' ) county, lae Ja day . I alar, laaa. I teeiby Saitsbsviih. Hudson Keaa. critic l ?Ir. Tlorehead in the CJrcen Hirer Contention. The Philadelphia RiCH D B- - CONXOLY. Clerk. or?icss. Corner of BroaJwiy and Cort'.anlt street. So. 1 Giisey Buililines. N. Y., and Na. I Fifth etreet, Louisville, K. my 29 JUoxwt nuciru, RtiKirrsor THE LOUISVILLE WKEKLY COURIER, no jrs tux 1st to jcsi 20th. Knot .HIVBbr.eve .IND Vauanea l m ii J Lawsoa ') W.ll H J tiupoell W Greea JH A L tmviusou J V. Saeuoa N Porter J li Conway J 11 t'arol.iers i r Arnnlrone I i . i I . 1 J 1 . I mi Ore . J A I v ie S M Itariiie C J Wiaoa i T C Harbor af C ni.o w libit L r"e.-c lienor J CB J W h. oeila J K Muea. 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