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The Star of the south. (Elberton, Ga.) 1859-18??, August 02, 1860, Image 1

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vOL. 1. star of tbs £outb. w 0 ItHitMin iik| mut'Ai fct J. T. McCARTY, Proprietor. HENRY C. WARE. Editor. 4A~—— : s : TWO DoiMih: fl| AUTAYft It APVAIUC. k! —.. _ i mm or ,> m*rrummi nil) l>* insert...! bjr tin lacs roattilutin# a for J?l iUJbCrUon, tod fifir real* for rarli i- , M*crtion. fk liberal dtdiiftioa will be made to tbo>f fay by tbr tear. *4*. r i nsmm nto inserted At the pri vily charged. q niid deaths inserted gratis *tnc#wguUr rales where they exceed more <n ten liner Job T>oik i 4 -very, except where accounts are , , :* w ith yearly customer*. MAILS. r KXjHK. I'ilN’ TO Kl.liKHTo.N.—l.u I.ex ingtoii. Monday. WVdw l.iv. find Friday. at oViork, a. v.. or oil arrival of the cm. - ; and j •rie at ifilierton vutnc day. hi 4.1 o’clock, p. m.. t:ir day. Leave Kilicrton Tuiv-day. Thursday, and Friday, ut 4 o’clock, a. m aud arrive at *muc day. tit 10A o’clock, a. m.. in ne to <o tilled with down train oil Athens ‘ll iirli. fARNKSVILI.E To ELBERTON*. Leave vrnesvitle cv rn Friday: at 5 o'clock, a. v.. and rive ut Elberton at 7 o’clock, p. m. name day. ilvi* F.llailoll every Saturday. at f> o’clock, v -nd arrive at famcsville at 7 o’clock, p. m. liic dav. ELBERTON AND fotiK’S LAW OFFICE.— lave CookAi Law oil. .* every Thursday, at f> che.k, a m . anivc at Elbcrton, ‘J u < I<. k \. m. id immediately, ret urn via Cook’s I.aw Olliee j ( ou to Anthony SlioaL. and thence- itnuu’dia back to t’kfck s Law Office, by ‘J o lo- 1. p. 1 same d*v fWASHINGTOS TO KLBERToX. Leave ‘aehiugton Fiiilay. at *. ahi arrive at Klbcr- j i by C |i nr leave Libel ton Thnrsd. y at ‘J a in; c\M‘ at Wiihliiugltm by •; p tli. Fl;uM AHHI.VII.I.t . S. C TO KI.BETtTON. — Leave bb- vilh* Trtesdav and Fridav at 4 in: arrive . ilbertan l>y t p ill; leave Elbcrton \\ • dne. day / 1 .Saturday at 4 it in; jvnive at Abbcv il!e by 10 ja. * c.- . 1 l i.hkhtOn to AvnrrsovC IT.—Leave Elberton ry Tncsdiiy and Saturday at C a m ; arrive at i.dei son C 11. pa me* day at <5 p in. Leave An- j i on C. 11. every Monday aud Friday at 6 a in: live at Elbcrton Mine days at 5 p m. - | rKOFKSSIoN AI. r \ It ns. V. M. IJHAWNr.n, M. I>. ELBERTON, GA. hi- prnfc-j-ior.nl services to the citi- | ./ yen v ‘'Hi comm unity n1 large. . j„jy*t)fr ( e in Va-onic Build in?;. where he can j finund when not professionally engaged. ’Autr •*. l v*. Vi;< >. i;m a:i iai:t, m. J>- IXBKKT eorXTV. ga. pENOr.RS to llic ]itiMic his services proses- ‘■ I nioimllv. * tciC* Hr-iilcncc four-nnM--lmlf mile, nortli of Klbcrtun. on tin: Trunkliu romt, nenr i Inil V■- iM slamt. All-. 6. isM. M. I*. I >J .A I >W Yl.Klt, M, JX ELBERTON, GA. I j I KKS bis services professionally to the * . jv .ottnity and public. Klherton. Aug. fi, iHMb !!{>. BLOWN \ CAM i’LKLL Ur ILL FRACTICK SI’IvGH AL DENTISTRY ‘ in the countie- 1 (’Elbert. Hart. Franklin : .din. Bank- Jack- ca, <’lnrki\ Oglethorpe, filke-. and J.ijf oln All work warranted to ivc -ati-fact ion. .IddrcFs to EL BE ETON. GA. IHOsroPIA N. M. STAN I S>l< / . M. I >. ’iridemi. Lexington Depot, (i,<'rp.n !: ■.! ro • ! V'KKUH hi Professional immt” tin pi-, ) li: He will i/e u Klt-< rt<in. <i n iln- llh uday iu each month. Person*- wishing to te rn will find him at the l’. A. Hotel, lie pra*-- .wti-lAc ct< iu of Durham und Freeman, ifn.i**— .'tin. •JIiKBT HSKTKR. AMOR T. AKKHMAN. lIIUSTKH Ar AKEKMAN, Attwinr), 41 01, ELBERTON, GA. < >ll N W. 11 t’TCtl KHSON, Allornt-y tt I-hm, si'aßTa. <;a Ur il! practice in all the couuiica of Utenoi lh cru circuit All b*icf cntrtiHfd to hit* care # promptly • tlhtldcd to. I.mVAKI >S & 111 : A HI >, 4ltOIIK)H if Ml’, EI.BCI) ’ON, G A n 1-Itt. practice together in all t! r fountic- ot rct< >1 ut their car* promptly at n-Jcd to. a a, cot anna. miit a wttt.it JOHN (\ HI iff ‘ll, illoi nr> 41 lain. F.I.BEUTUX. GA’ *f|4, in nil to* ■■ inti', it rh ’ XorUicm t'tr iit up of 11-rt tl.-li.uo <>clHl-ro|- Blloit n tlk- l.nii oln, Watr-k. illoi'iK. Matou-k. ao-l 1 -t” on o* AM ho Mo-i lnteft*4 I ‘< ajtfo** frtly att* fid*4 to Au%- C, |VS “iVM. T. VAN I'l'/I.K, iflaaa N*- 41 Uot. f.I.Mf.lilOS, G A v\ 1 1,1,1 AM lit WSU IH. tllwt M( Mt M . sci MkJtltli bA . Jlfl f(l !. ooftfif >s, tHel Hts 41 l4t. maFI wfi ( isk 0 4#4 4 # * f . ‘ 1 I. ggggWgßßggg 11 AM———^ Ohc of (he Settd: ItIUTK’AU (.towb *f Hon B H Hill, [a support >•’ tk> (nstitulioual futon Dor- I /y <<•</ l(l> ( \ltit} tlltktl t>. lEl.!\ KKK!> !\ MAOX JI NK !>,;r Mr I’ltrMio.NT, \N! Fiuknds:—The i eily papers have aiiiioUiireU tlmt I would i r*j*‘ah t* thin meeting to day. The ttn inmumimnt was withuut my knowledge: or i coiiitciit. 1 refer to this fr the purpose of ! raying that uiy appcarauce uow shall not be ■ 1 regarded fin a pm ejfemt jpqulitlur me tu j respond I” similar mils in the future. lam ’ no politician. to till bills to order, but if li I were 1 should draw luy own bills. J*o not suppose I speak tiuis, because 1 am not set- ‘ tied in iiiy convictions as to what ivo ought to do in (Ids oanva-s, f r on that point 1 have U'j hesitation or doubt, nor yet because , 1 would not regard respectfully r the w ishes of uiy friends. Whithersoever the changes j of the future nmy|drift us,theufl'cotioii 1 fee! for every true American, with w hom I have ! struggled so long for those truths which i ! make up patriotism, is part of iny heart, ami 1 the two must live die together. But my health, though almost entirely restored, is such that 1 must he allowen to direct my own actions during this canvass. The very distinguished gentleman (Gov. Johnson) who addressed you last night, said his mission was to speak to the Democ racy-—his own divided brotherhood. Mine is very different. I shall speak to die peo ! pie. Democrats, Whigs, Americans—coun- i trymen all, my word of warning is lo yon'. This land of the free is full of corruption, strife and distraction, Darty, pgrty, party /tits italic it all! Oh, that the God of the patriot would east out from our people these seven devils of party, which have already well nigh ruined us 1 If 1 shall utter a word on this ocasion , which shall appear to he harsh I assure you I do not intend such a meaning. I certainly ; have no such feeling. le t us.determine first what great princi ple is involved in this canvass, which we J ought to support, and secondly for whom i as patriots we should vote, in order most I effectually to secure and promote that prin ciple. In tny opinion, the whole nation is new j railed on, the first time in its history, to dc -1 eidc at the ba'lo: box, what power has Gen | ernl (lOwr-Jinent over the subject oi‘ slave jr\ f The (jiic.stion lias often been voted on iu Congress, in State Legislatures, and by , factious, but now the whole nation must j vote upon it directly ut the baljot box. Whatever may he our opinions as to the j iris'/om , or necessity, or good or evil to yc j suit from such an issue, still politicians and events have thvu. t it upon is, and we must i d‘eiijc U } as Jar us (he ballot box can tlc i Cllfl it. r l lien i;i my opinion as the issue is made, the people ought as national men and patri- I ots, by this election to declare that the Fed ! iml (toccrnfncnt “/ora no poirer on r fh> snb~ j J et fj'slac r\f < reejit the poiccr, coujif (/ in.h sh ( ut/, t f tjnartl. nj and -protect i j t c OWII j a i.ii hi ri/hfs. * \Vc ought so to declare, first because it jis law. The supreme judicial tribunal ol the nation has, in language, so declared. If we do not maintain it, we shall simply sub ject the stability of the law to the whims |of the multitude, and arc in anarchy. We ought so t< did ire iu the second place, be cause it is right. JV.d vet ion to tli persons and property oi tli*- eili/vii is tUc Jhst dnftjoi ’ <v ry Lov t ruuientatid it is the ichodjind wd power and j duty ot the t lovcriiinent of the I nited States. ; it was made for this only, and it can do i nothing lse. Kvery aet of every deparb mciitofihc Governrneut can Iwve no other Krone, purpose, or interpretation. Gov ernment can create nothing, and destroy nothing, unless crcati, n or de.lri;e ion in a given specified instance he necessary to s.‘- ; cure general protection. W lift her It de | clarc war or make peace, whether it build a navy or levy an impost—whatsoever it dH*s, must b* tlone for fhjs en I The wis . d'tm of every sp'-.ich, the re.lr- -of every j wrong, tin duty oi *. vov . tji-i legitj | • macy of every action, ne. • ■ naud L* tin amured by it* libio’- l" UCRS t *ward, the one great * fi'ction of the pet>ou and pro|H*rty o': ‘.ir Ut n. Hitman (Liv t rniiu'iil has n m t elaim even to < u*D nix* atjd that i-nui ! GuVirmm ttl must be h* wut ja rfert, which in*st |k ifcctly M i me* this obj*t Hut Ido not d< maud ft //#> t title, Houtli’ 1 • rn in* n who d* in and it. 1 think, re aaoii ha*i i, T hey hap ov< r (tilth*, und jump to a *_ 'UicluHon whn h, if granted, might render < cvni the o;//it uHiAfii/rtnhb J lie ih’tiialid , (or a separuio apeeifie duvi’ code, admits that the tenure to *lmc property * p • uhar— ditT rent from that by whieli tHb* r [*rop* riy i held, and therefore m’ dr a differ* ut i • jtullfy of leg'ldlatiofl Ihi gllfll Oliglliul • fittiod of (hi* *l* maud i t||< it frnu tie nhcit (list ft later) \r tie itfUlnre id (Uid wikljf HU-,*-* I (,ik d*f* tt lin that uuHtu hoti jfc ft aidUt ha < f to eitlod* 4*vrry froo U ?Wtm ri*. Ihm* fmnitit -.j >f iW- U 44 U* liift .tit to ktflWti* •U***'V. <4 Uku"* *(’ im t Tl. San nt'iivtii U U fr** H*- >* f ||yl . j ,j. k. „1| ft/ I ,/*’ I*# ELBEKTON, GY., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 2, IStit). It we admit the premise, the conclusion is irresistible. This is the foundation argu ment of all abolitionism 1 cannot admit it, be a use I*do not believe it correct. Slavery is the creature of Divine law. lie who or rigiiially gave man dominion over the beast of tlie field, of the sea, and the fowls of the air. afterwards made Japhct the mns tcr of C anaan and decreed Canaan to servi tude forever. The first decree is older in date, but not higher in authority than the j . last, and it is not for me to q uosiion tin , , wisdom of either. He knows best, and ‘ there can be no wisdom or right which ! does not submit to Ilis will. The slave then, is property. The title is j not made by human law. If I bad only human law for my title to right of my human slave, L would lose him before the sun went down. Slave property differs from all other property not in the rijLt, but in its O'. He who made the servant, prescribed rules and injunctions tor Ids humane treat ment, and for this the master will be respon sible, and surely for its abuse ho will be punished. 1 demand of government that wluch wc ha ct • —a property code for tin pro tection of alt property , and therefore of 1 S’accs. But, again, I will not now demand of Congress a slave code, because the laws, as the}’ now stand, outside of the Kansas hill, are sufficient for our protection. If the government is honestly administered, the citizen has ample protection under the rem edies now provided. On a former occasion, .’ explained this. It is sufficient at present b. state i he. general fact, that we have suf ficient legal remedies for R pr. -. m pur poses (outsideoj Kansas t vi .Y, ‘• which protection to Coin , - u.i i by theorgauicaet) But it uigy besaid i! we ha i sufficient laws already, why uow insist on the power and duty of Government to pro tect. Wc must insist upon it, first, because this right and duty have been denied, and they who deny are seeking to get control of the government. Their success is a triumph of the denial. Alroady lias this doctrine been denied by actual legislation in one case—-in the Kansas and Nebraska bill. Again experience shows that remedies which are sufficient for the present, become inefficient under t lie change of ever progres sing and aggressive events. Why'do yom legislatures meet annually ‘t Simply to pass such view laws and to remedy such defects in existing laws as time and experience con stantly show to be necessary. Thus in 1798, Congress enacted a fugitive Slave law, to carry out a plain constitutional pro vision. For that day, and for years after that day, that act was sufficient-—But the over-growing madness of anti-slavery fanat icism, and the interference ot anti-slavery legislatures, rendered utterly nugatory the remedies provided by the act of 1798. Hence, it became just as much a necessity, and just as muCh'a duty, to pass anew and more efficient law as it was to pass theorig nal act. What would now have been our condition had our fathers agreed to be satis fied for ever with the law of 1798, and re leased Congress from its duty of further protection ? So, though the legal remedies arc now sufficient, how soon may not the perverse ness of the human will, the ingenuity of as piring demagogues, the invasions of a mad anti-slavery, world-wide sentiment, and the positive intervention of unfriendly territo rial legislatures and people, render present remedies utterly nugatory ? We must in sist that government, every department in its appropriate sphere, shall keep our reme dies efficient for all time and against all en emies, wherever the authority of the gov ernment extends. ’C‘ 1 have given reasons enough t show the correctness ot tile great leading thought to he insisted on a- the true solution of the question iii this canvass. The next inquiry is, for whom shall we vote in order most effectually to secure the triumph of this principle ? To secure this triumph and make ii effectual, we must have a constant and honest eye to two tilings: First Wo must endorse the principle by ! our vote. •, eoudly. We ought so to endorse it asti r ,., < net to the country, quiet tlo- ugi j I, I thus pr< -el via the stability of the prdiiMt - a cisitll of ; 1 s“I ‘ : nez than to pro. o.J, iii. rtfure, one which * deny an Im- • .use al*o, hi* election dI not I’ -lore pen , , but jrierefis* distractbm Mini endanger tie gov , ruin’ ill. it is idle to debate theprupriely, Du- rihyt or the t irony of tin im t. If tin : experiment i* for*id, the (Vt will turn out jto lie in ii humble judgment, *lo*< tin* | Government awl Block Republicanism ran I ~„t Hi * 1.-/’ tlo r 11 our north* m friends wok to imp* id the I mow, they can vm, for I \j f Lor Jo II till) wish to insure the I * Min t iif (li* (.in* r (I ‘ \ imi i up*V** ! err loin iii*’ deb tol llm I **• r. At m, |- ! ,iu4 <f the aor id * 10-iory b* four thou* I ill .1 ■ -■ - ,1,-1, 1,. I ml,, Do f i* ! *l|'J mill OH* o* * * * omfkl to stibuui iulle tula at n *'*') ; Ik* Mouth muy furauh the* b*t *sau*plo, j but a**c as* u mm ml ft< < ipri*4c Inc s ‘ uH We cannot support Mr. Douglas. True, ihe says < ‘otigress shall not prohibit slavery. Rut he says the Territorial Legislature, a provisional arm of the Federal Government, may prohibit slavery in two ways—by lion actiim and unfriendly legislation. 1 have explained his non-action theory and the pre mise on which it is based. I deny the cor rectness both of the premise and the eon elusion. Unfriendly legislation is not only |to deny the duty of protection , and the light to refuse such additional remedies as time and circumstances may show to be ne cessary, but ma'y also interfere with and ren der nugatory cot'stiiu/ remedies, lie claims the power under the Kansas bill. It is claimed that the South has agreed to the non-intervention and denial of protection clauses and doctrines as contained in that bill. Here, my brothers of the Constitu tional Democracy, is the light for you to make, It is not for me. All the world knows ne never agreed to that. No, thanks to the sweet recollections which struggles for truth always fix in the mind, ire were no parties to that agreement, nor partners in its spoil. Wc cannot, therefore, support Mr. Doug las. The difference between us is one of principle. It is radical, fundamental, and 1 fear incurable*—certainly go, unless he shall change. As I intend this day to speak can didly, and do full justice to even an enemy, I will add that outside of this question, 1 see much in Sir. Douglas to admire. On other questions, and on many occasions, he lias been a bold and fearless defender of our rights. He certainly lights the Republican ; ~-ty most manfully, and if there is a man north of Mason & Dixon’s line, whom?above all others, I could wish to be, not almost but altogether, such as we are, that man is Stephen A. Douglas. But on this question 1 have always differed with him widely, and must continue to differ. But 1 will do him the further justice to say 1 never mistook him Ilis friends South have ruined him by denying, in 185(i, that he held these opinions. He was too honest to affirm their denials, and the truth is now manifest. The musses of the southern Democracy have been deceived, and for that deception they curse Mr. Douglas. The curse should boon those who deceived them, rather than on Mr. Douglas. The issue is, thus, narrowed down to Mr. Bell and Mr. Rrcekctiridgc. With a per fect willingness on my part to support the election of whichever of these two, would most effectually secure the principle enun ciated, and restore peace to the country, 1 have examined this question, and have ar rived at a conclusion to which, I think, un prejudiced investigation will bring every southern man. In no event, will I make voluntary war on Mr. Brcckcnridgo, but 1 am fully convinced that the policy and the safest patriotism, require us to support Mr. Bell. I will proceed to give my reasons, and beg you, fellow-citizens, to leave party and prejudice behind while you listen to mo. 1 admit here, that the how platform on which Mr. Brocken ridge stands, is, on this subject, sound. Ilis re.cord is not sound.— This Gov. Johnson proved last night, and could have proved much more conclusively than lie did. But, for myself, if Mr. Brcck enridgp gets on the platform and thus re cants his errors, 1 will admit him as sound on the platform. No issue with me here. Mr. Bell’s platform duos not define this question. His platform is the Constitution, the Union and the Laws. To know liow he interprets the Constitution, and what, laws he will cnForee, wo, mu: * go to his record.— If his record fails, then lie and his platform must fail. If his record is sound, it gives meaning to his platform and strength to him. To this record lie refers us in his letter of acceptance, and to the record 1< t us go. My first proposition, and which I shall establish without a doubt, is, that John Bell is as found as the platform oil which Mr. Brecki nridge is nominated. This platform contains three distinct pro positions : 1. ‘I li.it Congress lias no power to abolish slavery in the Territories. •> That the Territorial Legislature hasuo such power. li That on the contrary, it is the duty of lie Government to protect property (slavery j .. i, vie rarer u rcr-ary. , i!i oiind propositions, mid t; . io. ri ■ Jo: i o <T and ’ ‘ \ Jam , 1 J l , , f \.. ii rk ‘fierid the following a? an utucudmeat to the Compromise laces nr*’- in the t*i list**: “Neither slavery nur involuntary servi hide, Otherwise than by conviction far crime, , i shall ever tie allowed in either of said Terri tori- -of Utah and New Merino.” ‘1 Ilis is the Wtlinot I'roviso John IMI • rut*si no, and lhn eudon-ed under <wth,th< In t iiroinsitiott of tin platform On tin same day, Mr Berrien ibalgrrmi man |roiu Gmrgt*, Ofl< r< and the fullowin ■tni iidnn nt . •’ But ini Uw shall la: p*e<d ini*ffi ring itilh Ibe pi lutry disposal of tin suit, llof * ’ üblisb.eg <a prohibiting ifmvi slavery Tin- w* ayiomt B-fUailer y.irer.-lynty John |b U *ot*s| f>, and <<* m ssstsd prupoaHitat of tli* |4**tfnrut i i*t, th< t7th <4 *<* ***"’ D” . 1 Mr. Pratt, of Maryland, and Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, agreed upon, and Mr. Davis of fered the following amendment to the same hill: “ Provided, that nothing herein contained shall he construed so as to prevent said Ter ritorial Legislature from passing such laws as may be neeissary for the protection of the rights of property 4 of /‘very kind, which may have been, or may be hereafter, con formably to the Constitution mid laws of the United States, held in, or introduced into, said Territory.” Mr. Davis also prefaced this proviso with some remarks, declaring his object to bo to assert the duty of the Goverumont to pro tect slavery. On this proviso Mr. Bell voted yet, thus asserting, under oath, the duty of protec tion, when necessary, in the very language of the platform. For Mr. Davis’ proviso, see Congressional tilohu, vol. 21, part 2, page 1071. For all the votes, see same book, page 1 Dl l. Therefore, to an actual demonstration, Mr. Bell is certainly as sound as the Brecken ridge platform, My next proposition is, that Mr- Bell is sounder than this platform. Now to the proof. This platform, of course, says nothing about slavery as a political, moral, or social good or evil; nor does that platform assort any good in slavery to the couwtry, or as contributing to its prosperity. But on the (ith day of July, 1850, in his place in the Senate,. Mr. Bell made a speech, in which, after assorting the right to pro tection, to bo constitutional and “ unques tionable, ’ he proceeds to give his views on slavery itself. A better argument lias never been made in defence of slavery, lie proves it right by the laws of nature and ot God, and a political, moral, social, and religious good ! 1 beg every man in the South to get. away from demagogues aud party —sit down with a pure and honest heart, and read that speech before lie votes against Mr. Bell, or stultifies himself by calling him unsound. Nothing like it can be found in all the tile of Johu 0. Breckcnridge. Thus, Mr. Bell is sounder than the plat form, and sounder than Mr. Brockcuridgi and his platform together. Now, fellow-citizens, I will way here, in general terms, without taking up your time to read so much, that there is nothing in all Mr. Bull’s record inconsistent with this.— 1 care not how designing editors and deina gogues disgrace them.-ulves with garbling falsehoods and mean perversions to the con trary, this is true, and there lives not in all the South a purer, sounder, bettor statesman for the South and the Union, than John Bell. But you will gay how is it that Mr. Bell with such a record has been declared to be unsound so often at the South. The grounds of this charge have been two —his votes against the Kansas hill and the LcCompton Constitution; and also the general fact that everybody not a Democrat, is habitually de nounced as unsound by the small men of that party, lo 18:Ti, they burnt me in effi gy as an ally of the Black Republicans, an 1 last night they hung Gov. Johnson for the same reason I suppose. To the Governor 1 send greeting, with the hope that, four years lienee he may stand as fully vindica ted as 1 do to-day. But why should our Hreckenridgo friends cond.mn Mr. Bell for voting against the Kansas hill ‘ lie did honestly believe and fully declare that that bill would be evil arid only evil to the South and the Union. Do you not. all admit it? When you seced ed at Charleston, you put on record lire reasons lur that secession, and in looking over your reasons I find many epithets ap plied to the Kansas bill and (lie Cincinnati platform,such as “cheat,” “swindle,” “hum hug,” and a “deceit upon the Sou!h.” On this hill, then, why condemn Mr. Bell? The only difference 1 can see between you and Mr. Bell on this point is, that it required six years of hitter experience and earnest warnings to teach you whit .Mr. Lull aw from the beginning! Then as to the Leeompton issue. Mr, Bell did not vote against this hill, because i! contained slavery, lie honestly believed (t w. s framin'’ nt. Whether so or not, he j hole ■■■j believed so, and so believing, was i,., j, i.ey to voo against it? Weought ■. .( in to Im corrupt, cv< n to ,i ..li u- Every man wlm j ,r ... u for ibis vote, only ini j, s /tisoien r<Habitity , doubt f-- without j i intending it However we mi lit differ I | with Mr. Bell as lo tie fact of 1. m I yet j llio vote itself proven nothin ‘ that J \| r |p 11 ua.hoii'-t, ye*, hum -t enough Ii; ,do right against his own prejudice lad mi: Imt f< w jwliti'iatis will uo ler-taml how i f|,i is | m* ilit* ■! I know ol im greater ■ virtue, nor one more nce-hd at tin* tunc in our public men Mr llsmuiotid, of houtli Carolina, -aid .hi- Is. ompl'.o bill “ochl lo 1-avi 1” ‘n j \ hi, lod out : W hy not i all him urn .umJ to"’ 1 II.: i* a Then i* another nmi strongly lb oring j il„ i l.i.tn* of Mr Bdl, Which V.. rat!not 1 . ~ vi, r I** - finally Mr IMI U a 1 jnim iph But le w hspjsn it tb"l b’ Ii ation is easy. Mr. Bell has always regarded our Constitutional rights as unquestionable, j I hey were fixed, and above the power of Government to destrov Therefore, he has opposed agitation as unnecessary and un wise. Foolish agitation always stirs up and invites positive aggression. When issues and votes have been forced by the thought less, Mr. Bell has voted right, but he has done so, deprecating the evil to the country 1 j ot gratuitous agitation. If all our public men had taken John Bell for a model, tin j rights of the South and the perpetuity ol the Union would tq-day bo unquestionable i and unquestioned. ‘fin l election of Mr Bell will give our principles a peaceful, quiet triumph, arid disband the Republican party. The election o! Mr. lircrkcnridgc will liierease the strif , and tend to build up the Republican ! 1 arty. Again, on the ground where my Breeken- j ridge friends now stand, and claim so much credit for vamdini, John Bell lias been standing for years. Yes, he and we were standing there when you were excited, mad, carried away in thoughtless adoration ol’ this “cheat” and “swindle,” us you now term the Kansas hill; and you abused us, called us traitors and allies of abolitionism You drove him from his seat in the Senate I'or his very fidelity. You drove the gullunt and noble Crittenden from his seat for the same reason, and have placed Mr. Broeken ridgo in the place. In this hour of our vindication, must we abandon Mr. Bell? Honor and a high sense of justice should force you to him. Nothing Imt ingratitude and the loss of self respect, can drive it* from him. We have learned howto forgive enemies, but we have never learned Imw to abnmbui friends. Again, Mr. Bi ll was in the field first The convention was called while you were still iii tin- Nutim id Democracy with your “sound forty four faithful !” lie was nom inated while you were tryimj to yet back af ter once going out You ought not to have nominated another, and thus divide those who agree. Besides we are more national and have greater strength North. Mr. Bu chanan was elected by a plurality vote. That minority being again divided, how can you succeed? So I will say to our Douglas friends, why not support Bell ? You are national ill your wishes, Imt you cannot succeed. You are dividing our strength and hazarding the na tion. In voting fur Bell, you only give up sunatbr sorcreiynty. Yro you wedded lo that? ll’ Mr. Douglas and liih friend, were lo unite on Mr. Bell, the defeat id’ Mr Lincoln is sure. And by meli an exhibi tion of uatioiml pall mli. hi, Mr. Douglas would write bis nano higher in the Temple of Liberty than any living statesman has climbed. But if our Brer]., midge friends cannot vote for Mr. Bell, there is a ehaiteeof union. Let U 8 bo equals! I have suggested hereto. Core an urrangeiiieiit of this kind, The re sponsibility id’ ils rejection and of the con sequent continuance of strife “shall bo with you, and with you I leave it. Why should our Breckeuritlge friends still cleave to Democracy? The organiza tion and the name belong to Mr. Dougin, It is folly to deny it. People’ can’t he made to nay anything simply because you want, them to say it. Besides, if Democracy bun become so corrupt, and has deceived the country as you say, why should you wish to appropriate its name withsneh upre-tige? .More than all, if that, party has imposed on the country a “cheat,” which has borne no fruit but si rife and blood and deception, how can ■ ;.u expect us to be counted in ils membership ? My nmitlfjmen, I appeal from these leaders to yon. I low long will you suffer politicians to flatter yon as sovereigns and . It e!J Uas ei linn, wi I out awaking you. resentment.? lb w often shill they setth and unsettle the slavery question before you discover the only meaning they have is to excite your prejudices and get your vote*: f For how many years shall changing dema gogtii shuffle you as the -gambler shuffle* bis cards—to win a stake—and still find you willing to It shuffled again? You were tohl to worship the Kansas hill; with tlo blind but earnest devotion of a Mecca pil grim you did kneel and kiss! You wi re l.ild to alms l your neighbor because lie would not w* iship with you. In all tin | billingsgate of tilt demagogue’s vocabulary I y,,u did il Now la hold! They who told | you I” woe hip, tell you the king you wor | i ; a etc'it, a swindle,* humbug, yi - ■ tL j.ii.in to flu South ! 11 lie neighbor j you ahu-'-d ha* proven a wise man and a true patriot Will you bend again tin supple knee and ehoit aloud with the nimble | i,,|,. in; w hen tlie*’ -am'’ pri. ..is siisll order I you? Will you’ aud SO rti? I h ive si* k> u to you, friends, in kind- I ban B|*ikeii the truth. I do not 1 know lint I *htiii *p A again. May you do j i your duty, navi your country, and sUud np ! proved at last. *• O.i Kam*se | *!1; e Dir -,f,:t in *!|'UlU of n*ui.u<i ( i |*l* mury then i *u. 1 m'Tk is more or A I'Husaim jon the head of every bride, which the in ! ehoate husband believe* in. Most men *inl women manufacture perfection in their nupes by a happy process of their imaginations, ’ and then marry them. This, of course, wear.- away. By the time the husband Im* *ceu hi* wife eat heartily of pork and beans, and with her hair frizzled, and her oldest dre on, full of the enterprise of overhaul j ing things, lie sees that she belong* to the ! same race as himself. , And she, when her husband gets up cross in the morning, and undertakes to shave himself with cold water and a dull ■razor, ! while his suspenders dangle at Ills liriets. fie ins to see that man is a very prosaic animal I u other words, there is such a thing sen honeymoon, of longer or shorter duration ; ml while the moonshine lasts, the radiance of the seventh heaven cannot compare with | it. ll is a very deliejous little delirium -a J I’ luili mental disease—-which, liko lucasel*, never cannon again. When the honeymoon pusses away, set ting behind dull mountains, or dipping si lently into the stormy sea of life, the trying hour of marriagedite lias come. Between the parties, there are no more illusions. The feverish desire of possession has gone—van ished into gratification—and all excitement bus receded. Then begins, or should begin, the business of'iulnptatioil. If they find tliut they do not love one nnothcr, as they thought they did, they should double their assiduous attention* to one another, and be jealous of everything which tends in the slightest degree to separate them. Life is too precious to he thrown away in secret re grots, or open differences. And let mo say to every one to whom the romance of life lias fled, and who are discontented in the -lightest degree with their condition and re lations, begin this work of reconciliation be fore you are a day older. Renew the attentions of earlier days Draw your hearts cloho together. Talk the thing all over. Acknowledge your faults to one another, and determine that lionoc forth you will he all in nil to each other; and, my word for it, you shall find in your relation the sweetest joy earth has for yott. There is no other way fur you to do. If you are happy at homo ytm must bs happy abroad ; the mull or wViri has settled down upon ilie cotivioliutrihat h® or she is ■tUttrliftl fur life t.u tin jt.ltu-WU low, ttnd tlmt llteru is no wuy of t;t:tip, linn losl life; tliori’ is no (Oort too costly to limit# which on restore to itH setting upon tliu Ijohoms, the inih; ittg pearl. ['lininth;/ Tihomh. | I'mni ilit- .Soiitliurn (.'ultivuLei J I.ogiflJtitivo Aid In Osorgla. l\’tt Irtisl thnt llto inemliers of otir tli/fer. enl Agriculturul Hocioties will exert (htiUl selves tl tiring tlio summer to prepare tliu pul,lie iliikl I'or (lto jiawotgo oi n bill l>y the l/i'gisliiiuro, by which pecuniary aid mtiy l,e given lo tb., dlflV'c it County Socieliw for tbo nilvanccinent of Agriculture. W obsetvo that (he (Jfund .fury of Warren county have irikijf (bis it alibjcct of iircaont iiieiit, aml have called on tlio Hcmitor from thill comity lo exert himself sos (he passage of siieh n bill. This is un exeollent move incut mid from an excellent, direction.— Will not the (fraud dttriei of oilier counties imitate ibis praiseworthy example ‘'tiring the, sitting of mir fall court*? Let tlia claims of tlio fanffi*tVro just nnd so far reaching, be presented to our next Legisla ture in a form o imposing that that body will not, venture to slight them or defer thoir consideration. More than two thirds of the constituents of that body arc farm eis. More (ban two-thirds of the mo ley at 1 lie disposal of tlmt body belongs to thu farmer. All arc lid and clothed by him lb- lia a right to demand that his interest* bo regarded, for his interest is the interest j o all. Hal u 1 county may not, led the vul- t tie of an appropriation to a railroad In IVare county. Ware county, with its sparse white population, may not feel tho value of a school uppiopriiitiini te the dense white pop ulution of 11 mountain county, lbit an iu erease iu the value of land, an increase of bread, meat and materials of clothing is full alike from the mountains to the sett board. lienee no interest present* claims so pressing nnd so universal. \ot no in terest lias been ho perfectly Ignored. The nsi of :i single dehate upon Home ‘rifling railroad, if annually expended upon jttdi i ;..ns .1, ,ri'ultural improvement, would m ---1, t a I ac6t of 1 1 ding importance to tho whole Stale. w I Wish I W.u in Dixie.” Vo ambition party of juvenile Phil.idol. I titan, were “re. elltly” s'minding the pret ty daughter of a wealthy Quaker. They lent anntr the popular uir of “ 1 wish I waa in Pixie,” for nhont half an hour,” when a window won raised and a nightcap surmoan tiiiv in elderly free appeared. Presently, in in, ,i m dphra-e, I heold gentleman j neendcs ~'o 1 t.,i..iy*My lililli"!; ami singing young fiiendbi I tin is not a tit hour to sing songs and ploy !,1 instrument* to the disturbance of wca :v (, o|i!e. Vo express the wih that ye . u.in Pixie, and I must say that luth 1 uud iny daughter K.tliet earnestly wish the tiiuiw llul if Pixie is a distant jdaw, I would advise’ y to move on or ye will not ], in Pixie until a very hue hour “ And Uotao h went dj"jfn wijjt * l£- NO, 47