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Indianapolis Old Line Guard (Newspaper) - September 04, 1860, Indianapolis, IndianaLine guard the Constitution. The Union and the Equality of the states vol. , Indiana 1ijesday, september 4 ,1860.the old line guard. Is puj3i.ish1�ou t n. I by 33 in m a a Yat iwo Iain Apolis Indiana by i Doii a iia ukness. e h. Is a a until after the election. In Advance in All cases. Advertisements inserted at the snal treason of Stephen Arnold Douglas. 2b the editors of the Day Book the writer of this was Long a political admirer of Stephen a. Douglas. He was slow to believe that he could Ever prove Recreant to the democratic party or j false to democratic principles. But he has been re Luct Antly compelled to acknowledge both. Aye More he has been compelled to believe from Irrel ratable evidence that Stephen a. Douglas has not Only i a fused to support democratic principles but that he has formed a conspiracy with the Biack republicans the open and avowed enemies of the Constitution in order like Benedict Arnold to wickedly gratify a revengeful ambition. Lie will prove Liis by what follows and will not Deal in assertions but go directly to facts that arc undeniable and stand a contradicted j previous to commenting the writer begs to say that he has no particular Friendship for or. Buchanan. He never received a favor from a is Lian it is Liat lie is aware of. Titis mucin the writer begs to say lest his opposition to or. Douglas Miguil be suppose to As much is Cli arged to originate from the favourites of or. Buchanan. In this Case at least it surely does not. The writer is not an Oil ice Holder Antl never expects to be but a simple citizen and voter and anxious o see right principles successful and the Constitution and the Union perpetuated. The origin of democratic troubles. In 1854 or. Douglas brought in his Bills to Organ inc the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. Stripped of All its verbiage there was among democrats North and South but one single Point wherein they differed and that was this at what time can the people of a territory decide the question of the existence of be i Gre Quot slavery Quot among them ? All agreed they had the Power to do so when they formed a state Constitution. So a in contended they could do it before. None claimed that Congress had the Power to do it. Or. Douglas left this i Point undecided in his Bill on the agreement that it was a judicial question and should be left to the courts All democrats Agi being to be bound by the decision. It was considered a question that ought not to Divide the democratic party and the supreme j court was chosen As the Umpire. The supreme court has decided the question. Lawyers May quibble and i split hairs about orbiter dicta but such language As the i following is too Plain to admit of doubt Quot the right of property in a slave is distinctly and express edly affirmed in the Constitution Quot and Quot no tribunal acting under the authority of the United states whether it be legislative executive or judicial has a right to draw a distinction or to deny to it the Benefit of Quot the provisions and guarantees which have been provided for the Protection of private Quot and if Congress itself cannot do this if it is beyond the Power conferred on the Federal government it could not authorize a territorial government to exercise them. It could Confer no Power on any local government established by its Auto Jority to violate the principles of the Quot the Only Power conferred is the Power coupled with the duty of guarding and protecting the owner in his court u. S. Or. Douglas refused to be bound by this decision for he has repudiated it in just so Many words. Here they Are Quot the people of a territory can by lawful Means exclude slavery before it comes in Asa state Quot and Quot no matter what May he the decision of the Suprenia court on that abstract question still the right of the people of the territories to make a slave territory or a free Teri Story is perfect and a. Douglas. At this Point the writer of this parted reluctantly but determinedly parted with Stephen a. Douglas. When he read that sentence in his Freeport speech he said the die is cast Douglas has really resolved not Only to abandon the democratic party in order to conciliate the frees oilers of Illinois but what is worse he has Tram filed upon his own agreement time after time publicly announced in the United states Senate a lie has falsified his word is not to be to usted in a Ivord he has like before High heaven and the great american people. And this Day this bul stigma is branded upon the forehead of Stephen or now Douglas. This i am aware is harsh language but it is the truth not i that makes it harsh. Here then is the Point where s. A. Douglas broke off from the democratic party. His Lecompton course could have been pardoned but Lus solemn repudiation of his word forfeited his Honor and when that is lost in a Public Man All is lost. And he seems to have Felt it and Deli Bentely made up his mind to stand the consequences for he made All sorts of arrangements and coalitions with the Black republicans both before and after this dark and damning event in his political life As i shall now proceed to show Douglas and Houck Greeley. On the 13 the of March 1860, the Hon. We. Kellogg of Illinois made a speech in the House of representatives slowing that Horace Greeley who had been attacking him Kellogg had in 1858, in the Campaign in Illinois used his influence for the election of Douglas to the senator ship and that other republicans had done the same thing. The speech was not aimed at or. Douglas directly but his course was necessarily brought out. The charge made by or. Kellogg was Quot that Greeley was Amin and again with others in consultation in the prior of Jude Douglas planning and scheming the election of judge Douglas to the Senate of the United states from the state of in support of this or. Kellogg presented a letter i addressed to him by Greeley himself in which the ad-1 Mission is made As follows s j Quot senator Douglas and 1 Haye been acquaintances for ten years or More during which time each has a Fiven and taken Izard blows but i Trust no foul ones. I am willing to Call Tiki account balanced if he is. J once Only in our lives did we agree on a political j questions that of resisting the attempt to Force an a a Horred Constitution on the people of Kansas. During the struggle on that Point i was called to Washington and went to his House where we had two conversations on pending what those conversations were Greeley does not say but it is enough to damage forever the character of any Democrat and affix a foul blot never to be washed out that he was in political consultation with Sach an open traitor to his country As Horace Greeley and who has uttered such sentiments As these abolish mag slavery in the states. Admit that abolition in the states is what All men ought to strive for and it is Clear to our mind that a Large majority arc not prepared for this and the practical question is this shall we politically attempt what will certainly involve us in defeat and failure ? Orshall we not rather attempt that which we Abe Ripe for and this by our consequent Triumph Evite that majority to go Fuk Thieu shall Weina Siton having All the possible eggs now or be Content to await their appearance Day by Dar the latter seems to us the Only rational and sensible Couise. We care not mow fast messes. Blimey amp co. May Ripen Public sentiment in the North for emancipation we will Aid them to the Best of our ability but we will not refuse the Good now within our reach out of deference to that which is As yet unattainable. Or. Birney s Quot ultimatum Quot May be just what he sees fit we have not proposed to modify or meddle with it. Be Only ask that he shall not interdict and prevent the doing of some Good at once merely because he would like to do More Good As we shall also whenever it shall have become practicable. A Neil fori Tribune july 1854. Political Equality of Blacks and Whites. Quot we loathe and detest All Laws which give or withhold political rights on account of color. A Man s a Man for a Itiat and ought to have the full rights j of manhood whether his ancestors were celts goths j or Hottentots whether his complexion be Ebony or Ivory. All constitutional exclusions of any class from the polls the jury Box &c., because of color Are aristocratic unjust and , i by 17, 1851. I a sul . All nations have their superstitions and that of our people is the Greeley j Greeley says then that the abolition of slavery in the states is what he will Woik for As soon As he sees it practicable. In the meantime lie works with judge Douglas or any one who ii Elps him to accomplish it. For once therefore Douglass was counselling Avith an avowed . This cannot be denied for it is admitted by both ii Celey and Douglas. The result of tie interview was that Greeley advised the Ite publican of Illinois to vote for Douglas and it is now allowed that he never could have been reelected without Greeley s support did Greeley do All this without expecting any pay not a bit of it he is not that kind of a Man. How could a Pui a hearted Democrat associate with a vile creatine Olio advocates the Equality of negroes and White men a who is in favor of negro votes negro jury men and even negro congressmen Here is what Greeley said of the negro Fred. I Douglass negro . Quot among the candidates put us by the convention of the Liberty party at Utica on wednesday is ill. Frederick Douglass of Monroe county Avo is nominated it by the Olyce of Secretary of state. Wifi be Spect to ability a better nomination could hardly be desired but we confess that we should regret to be or. Douglass elected. His proper place is not a member of tie state administration at Albany but As a member of Congress at Washington. For the former office lie possesses no qualifications that might not be found in other gentlemen while Lor the duties of a representative at Washington he is particularly gifted. As an orator and debater he possesses both the Force and the Grace of a Virginia gentleman of the old school and one of the first families to which a depth of conviction and a Resolution worthy of the Best Days of the Republic add a Pei Suasie and magnetic Charm not often Felt in the Federal Capitol. We Trust then that the friends of or. Douglass will not persist in urging his election to the office for which he is nominated but will make every preparation to return him to Congress on the very first vacancy in the Ini Onroe Greeley in 1855. What do or. Douglas Southern supporters think of his association conferences bargains and coalition a it Ith a Man who avows such sentiments we will not state our conclusions. These Are the facts. Let every Man judge for himself Oil and water will never mix. Douglas and Ijuro Lingame. But Greeley was not the Only Black Republican who was in the coalition. Anson Burlingame of mass., the Man who endorsed Sumner s speech ridiculing the Gallant old senator Butler of s. T., was another and who ran away to Canada when challenged by the late Preston s. Brooks. He was for Douglas. Here is the language in which he endorsed or. Douglas in a speech on the floor of the House of representatives Quot i think it the first duty of republicans to extinguish the Doug faces but l hold it also their duty to Bear testimony As to the manner in which the Douglas men and they will Pardon me for giving them the name of their Gallant and gifted Leader to Bear testimony to the manner in which they have borne themselves. They have kept the Faith. Quot i say it is due to them that we should say that they have borne the Brunt of the Battle and that they whether from new York Pennsylvania or Illinois have kept the whiteness of their souls and have made a record which has lain in Light and if my voice can have any weight with the Young men of the country where those men dwell i should say to them stand by these men with All your Young enthusiasm. Stand by them without distinction of party Quot Here is or. Burlingame s political Creed Quot what we want and what the country needs is an anti slavery Bible and an anti slavery he is the Man who says also that Quot the Douglas men have kept the Faith Quot Douglas and Wilson. The following is an extract from a letter written by or. Pangborn one of the editors of the Boston Bee and never denied by any one Quot he senator Wilson frequently remarked and in the hearing of Many persons that he knew that or. Douglas was All right and that he intended to act with tie republicans that the republicans of Illinois had committed a fatal mistake in running or. Lincoln and in opposing re election and that but for his course of action Douglas would certainly be with the Republican party in i860. He often stated that this avas understood at Washington and he freely and emphatically criticised the action of or. Lincoln s friends and declared his own Confidence in the purpose of or. Douglas to leave the democratic party and unite with us. Quot some other gentlemen who had been at Washington during the Lecompton contest concurred with senator Wilson in his opinion but i think the great majority of the republicans of in Massachusetts distrusted the correctness of or. Wilson s judgment in this Case although they understood that senator Wilson based his expressed opinion of or. Douglas position upon 7iis own personal knot ledge of that gentle Man s Here Are Wilson s political sentiments Quot let us remember that More than three millions of Bondsmen groaning under nameless woes demand Aat we shall reprove each other and that we labor for to Weir deliverance. Quot i Tell you Here to night that the agitation of this question will continue while the foot of a slave presses the soil of the american Here we find senator Wilson another abolitionist of Massachusetts in favor of or. Douglas because he says he knew or. Douglas was All right and that he i intended to act Avith the republicans. Well is not Wilson right ? is Douglas not acting with the Republican party is he not dividing the party and has not that been his evident object Ever since he commenced his revolt from its principles ? the Black republicans could not ask More for returning him o the Senate than his assistance in electing Lincoln to the presidency 1 thus far we have proved that this political firm consisted of Douglas Greeley Burlingame and Wilson but there was a Quot to it of How Many select partners it is difficult to Tell. The following extract of a letter from f. P. Blair jr., the Black Republican congressman of Missouri reveals further intricacies of this plot. He says "lst.4t i8 True that judge Douglas did said me a message by or. Colfax of Indiana in substance the same As that shared upon him by the old Jefferson examiner Viz Tell or. Blair to come and see me i wish to give him James s. Greene s place in the United states Senate Quot 2d. It is True Itiat i did write a letter to b. Gratz Brown esq., of St. Louis and that letter was written in accordance with the wishes of judge Douglas himself. Quot 3d. And it is True that there was an understanding perfect and Complete Between judge Douglas and several prominent members of the Republican party the aim and scope of which i am not obliged to my personal interview with the distinguished senator to which his message to me referred had reference to the Success of the emancipation party in Here we find that there was an understanding Quot perfect Anil Complete Between judge Douglas and several members of the Republican coalition. On All sides we have heard moors Tor some Days Jast that the Union party and the Doug Sites were consulting together and had agreed upon a fusion of the two electoral tickets the whole vote of the state to be Given to the candidate who shall receive the highest number of votes. The presence in this City at the same time of a number of politicians of both factions whose corrupt and trading propensities Are so Well known gave color to the i Amor and left no room for doubt that some transaction having for its object a bargain and Sale Between the two a Virties was actually on foot. That such a coalition should be the under-1 formed see jigs very natural and is in Gannony with standing was Quot perfect and Complete Quot indicating that the action of the Dougl Sites in the of lick states. An it was not simply an understanding but a bargain mated Avith the one selfish desire of defeating Breck a deliberate agreement perhaps in Black and White j Ridge and Lane they hesitate not to enter into com with the Black republicans. But Mark further a the \ a nations with any party that will Aid them in effect aim and scope of which i am not obliged to i ing that object although they May have to abandon the word Quot scope Quot Means that this bargain extended their principles and assist in the a it Lva Cement of those beyond the Mere election of or. Douglas to the sen to which they profess to be bitterly opposed. At the ate and to my mind refers in to the North they boldly coalesce with the Black Republic presidential election of 18g0. Quot the scope of which Quot cans in a places where such a combination will Mani a that is the ultimate end intention design or object Westly Zenuie to the advantage of tie Black Republic Quot of Winch i am not Owic to of course can party at tie South they fuse with tie know you Are not Quot own i to divulge Quot it yet you would do i nothings when such a fusion will be beneficial Only so if or. Douglas were now really your political inc \ to the Bell and Everett ticket and everywhere they my for you could damage him thereby but As a Friend 1 re Echo the proclamation of or. Douglas that no in working iriv i you and not a a a in Yon you know if Sion must be made with the supporters of Brcckin-1 you should Quot divulge the aim and scope Quot of your Quot us Ridge and Lane even to Lough it May tend to defeat de standing Quot with judge Douglas so that ius Lukason the Success of a sectional party. J to the democratic party should stand out in Clear and i that a Union of tie Bell and Douglas men in mis acknowledged evidence it would Lead at once to i Sou ii has Bee i attempted by some is univ i Sally con vision in the democratic party and ensure the Over i ded and the following extract from the evening whelming Dei cat of Lincoln so you cover it up and macs will show with whom the movement had is Ori give him the Opportunity to Divide and distract the Gin and what Success they have met Vit l so Fai party so As to elect Lincoln. The Douglas Bell coalition. We see it stated that j. 1 e pester Ogden of this Quot All the talk in St. Louis about a fusion of thu Douglas and Bell and Everett men has been confined to the Douglas party who seeing the vigor and universality of the democratic or Breckinridge Lalov in tic state Are beginning to have a Lively left out in the no doubt the a new messes. Richmond Cagger Brooks. Hunt ates As Field by Tui constitutional Mon party has co. We Call upon Vou to Stop this affair i toleration Tor squatter sovereignty As preached by once. There Are a great Manv Breckinridge men plug As Lucli is the Doft nne that sent tire and o want to know just what Vou Are driving at. De i Ansas and will Seoul a like curse into every Ler cite has determined to withdraw idiom the Nio Grer being at i. Syracuse electoral ticket unless he is to be Ernnt of a a a congressional Quot Johns Ted to vote for Bell and Everett. So it seems that anti Lanai Kun Hanl would like amazingly tothe terms of the coalition Are not even understood by i mjg Antle of the Union party Karoumi their the High contracting parties themselves. There is a i a very Large negro in the Fence somewhere. I vill not mix. Constitutional Equality of All the now messes. Richmond Cagger Brooks Hunt Quot ates As held by the constitutional Union party has amp co. At once who want to know just. A i a Pend upon it you will Neve r get the votes of these attempted to be Organ men in new York until you make a clean breast of j the Syracuse coalition. Let us Tell you Arhat the j that the Dougl Sites would attempt a fusion we Breckinridge men fully believe and they have aright a ave All along believed and when we heard that the to believe it from present appear nieces matter Fiad been consummated we Lead no Dilli Zulty they believe that the coalition in this state is ai7n in pointing out the prime movers in the set Henu. Al de just As much at or. Breckinridge As it is at Lincoln the organs and the stump speakers of the and that you Are attempting to swindle unsuspecting Douglas party have boasted loudly of their ability to Breckinridge men Lii to your ranks on the plea of de i carry the state we happen to know that they Are Cating Lincoln when you mean Breck Indge just As fully aware of their weakness and Leel that they Avill much As you do Lincoln. Or. Douglas said As much i be left far behind in the race unless they can obtain Only the other night in his Nevark speech. _ i assistance from some other party. So far i oni be besides if you Are in Earnest about defeating Lin Lieving that they can poll More votes than Breckin Coln Why is a Douglas ticket kept up in Pennsylvania Ridge Quot they Are really afraid that they Avill not be Able and new Jersey to defeat the Quot Union Quot combination to draw off enough democratic a otes to give the state there answer us this or. Fernando Wood you to Bell who has six limes As much strength in mis who Are just now so plausibly trying to cajole Breck Souri As Stephen a. Douglas. But it seems if ave i Ridge men into the Cagger trap that Lias caught Yon. I Niay believe the and some of the prominent Tell us Arhat the Douglas men mean in new Jersey members of Quot and Pennsylvania by running a Quot stump Quot ticket there. Quot Union the Bell and Everett party that the men have treated the overtures of the Cor new pursuing Breckinridge and then per Hajis we j to seem to tolerate St Platler sovereignty for a to will begin to believe about your wish to defeat Lin ment or to live any association Avith men Avaio adv Coln but not till then. Do you suppose that the i Cate doctrines so abominable. The Quot Union Quot party Breckinridge men Are such dolts As to Alloa you to j Avill steer Clear of Douglas and squatter Sovereign crush their candidate be tavern the upper and nether an Ltd Avill stand or fall Avith their own candidates Ancl Millstone we knead in Baltimore at the time of the convention there that you intended to Start this Quot Union Quot Dodge. It is the same game you played in 1850 to beat the constitutional democracy at the South and you haae the same old stage Jil Ayers Foote Clemens amp co., again to Heip you. But w their Avn principles. If therefore the Dougl Sites cannot effect a Trade Avith the Black republicans they Avill be forced to the necessity of seeing their ticket run behind All the others in the race at the election in Noa Ember next. All of these attempt in various places at a fusion Avon t Kavork this time. The people understand per of the Dougl Sites Avith one or another Branch of tie factly Avell that you yelp for Quot Union Quot in order to get opposition prove that the party headed by Breckin into Power. Why just look at it there avas not an Ricc and Lane is the democratic party of the nation opposition paper at the South Avrich did not declare tha the Douglas part. Like the Black Republican or opposition paper that if the Southern democrats allo aved the National party like tie Black Republican the Quot Union Quot party is simply another Branch of the convention to endorse Quot squatter sovereignty Quot directly j Quot opposition Quot and that All these actions Are animated by Resolution or indirectly by nominating Douglas Avith a common hatred of democracy Consi Jer its that the party ought to be torn into ten thousand fragments and you Noav very Avau that it Raould have been. Your presses All Over the South said Quot give us a Square straight out platform and ave Avill hold up your hands against Northern but Hotavis it now Why exec Jet Humphrey Marshall of Ken defeat of Paramount importance and Are conspiring together to effect that object. While these coalitions Are forming ever3 adhere the democratic party has stood aloof from All other parties a Hose principles Are at variance Avink those Laid do Avn in our platform and is Vagino a avar Are on principle Aji inst every Tucky Albert Pike of , and a Cav Noble and combination that can be brought against it. Its Prin patriotic men in different states Avo refuse to Al Caples Are those which the democracy of Missouri Low party spirit to carry them beyond the Bounds of have time and again endorsed and All av1 o do not common propriety the entire body of Bell men Are Noav enlist under its Banner Avill sever their Connic Dow charging our candidates Avith Dis unionism to Tion Avith the party and take their position in the cause they stand on the very platform that they them ranks of parties that have Ever been opposed to True selves demanded what shall Mac Call this it is a j . bulletin. Dewith beyond party spirit. It is a feeling Allied to that Avrich prompted Nero to fiddle awhile Rome Burnt. The course of the Breckinridge men in this state and every adhere else seems to us Plain. Let them stand by the right and upon the shoulders of those j Avo support the wrong let the Conser Junces lie. The unholy Alliance. It seems that the Douglas party in their utter Mardidi Ness and Fatu Ity cannot sufficiently demonstrate their a total Banega there arc any so very anxious to defeat or. Lincoln j hostility to everything democratic by let them vote for Breckinridge. He can and will Tion of All the t traditional principles of the a party. It carry every Southern stale and if the Douglas men a a not enough that their chief should be enacting the persist in running their stump ticket in Pennsylvania and Neav Sci sey it is Ca ident it Avill Only be done to elect Lincoln. They Are the Dis unionists Avaio give cause for disunion Avo refuse to stand by the constr antics of a political mount Bank in a Hovious parts of the countr bidding for votes in a style that Avold mis become the dignity of a Saddle bag Lavayer and courting a round of applause or an explosion of mirth. Tuition As interpreted by the supreme court and thesis with As much Zeal As any momus of the ring. They not Only the position of Lincoln but practically of nest still further add to the merited int o Bell and Douglas also. The Breckinridge men on which they have sunk throughout the land by a air the Conti any stand squarely on the Constitution. Tual abandonment of those dogmas for a Richin the take care of that and the Union will take care of it-1 beginning they sacrificed consistency and fealty to self at All Ca ends defeat in fighting for the cons Titu a the democratic cause. Even the Ideal of squatter Tion would be a glorious defeat. Ave at least if this Union is to be lost Avant our names Avritte among the Gallant band Avo fought for the Constitution As interpreted by the Umpire our fathers formed. If borne do Avn such men Avill find consecrated Eiff York Day Book. Sovereignty is Noav lost sight of in the indulgence of a vengeful and implacable spite against Breckinridge and Lane Avrich is leading them to implore in piteous tones the assistance in one portion of the Union of the Bell and Everett a dirty and elsewhere of the Black republicans for the purpose of prostrating the cause of state rights and constitutional order. Thev the Little Grant Gettins Independent i openly acknowledge to the country that they Are a fighting not for any principle Good or bad but to a passage in or. Douglas speech at pc avar n. J., lately is very amusing Ashen ave consider that that of gentleman has been moaning heaven and Earth for the ast Cav years to obtain the nomination for president. He Silys Quot to me the presidency is a matter of Little importance. I confess that my an bit Ion my individual choices Avold be to retain my seat in the Senate in preference to the presidency and if i am elected i shall deem that i make a sacrifice in attempting it rather than gain by the change of if therefore i consent to accept your votes i shall do it on the express condition that i Render you quite As great a favor by receiving them As you have done me by Gia ing the people do not insist on sir. Douglas making any sacrifice. Let him by All Means retain his seat in the Senate. The entire passage Avith its Independent tone looks it is if or. Douglas avas paving the Avay to a withdraw Val. The sooner the of Lumbus fact. A popular 1843, Herschel v. Johnson the Douglas candidate for vice president ran against Alexander h. Stevens for Congress in one of the Geo a districts and was badly beaten by him. In 1858 he was the democratic candidate for governor in the same state of Georgia and was elected by Only 51 v maj it hit Thoi a the democrats had 17,000 a Rity the Yeai before. It the ref stands to reason that his name win prove a Quot Tower of strength Quot to the Douglas tick to in Congress. Avenge a fancied slight to the ringleader of a dior Gan izing faction. The peace of the country the continuation of the Union the Honor of the american name our Industrial and commercial Prosperity even thing which a nation should prize must be slain upon the altar of a selfish and ambition. The fusion in Nav York has hardly startled and amazed that portion of our countrymen Avo have not already Learned to wonder at nothing that an unprincipled faction ism can propose and effect Lian a similar game avas attempted in St. Louis. On sat Itlay ave were invaded by a roads of Douglas leaders from adjoining regions coming with the ostensible object of attending a squatter sovereignty display which was to be celebrated on the evening of that Day but with the in Cipal motive of bargaining Avioli the so called Union party for a coalition the result of Avrich it was hoped would be a Bell and Everett Victory in Missouri. The strength of Douglas in the state it had been pretty satisfactorily ascertained was about equal to Zero. No Hope for a Victory Over Breckinridge remained in that Dii Section. The democracy sternly Tnie to their ancient principles a pumped one form of Black republicanism As Well As another and if an thing preferred the More out spoken and honest it was necessary therefore to put up the Douglas cause in this state to auction under pretext of holding a grand mass meeting the principal wire workers of the faction Wei a assembled the usual tokens of jubilation which any pyrotechnics to or manufacturer of stage Thunder can create at command for a consideration a re duly i payed to the Delight of the wondering no. 21. Urchins and the Hacks of the stump made the air resonant Avith the loudest detonations of Douglas eloquence and logic. But the matter did not end Here. The meeting avas but preliminary to other and More important proceedings. The soft Melody of the sunday Chimes Iuan Ted the Douglas magnates but to the worship of Nemesis. A conclave met at the planters House at which were present such men As John b. Henderson John b. Clark John w. Noell and others of that ilk Avith a Arious members of the Union party. What transpired on the occasion is not precisely kno Avn nor is it believed that the More honorable and sincere members of the Union party Avill consent to go Over to the Douglas abolitionism to secure such an infinitesimally Small accession of strength As they Avold gain by the proposed Alliance. But this is certain that no combinations of any kind can defeat the Breckinridge ticket in Missouri. And this also is certain that defeat Aye the most total Avouli be less Dama no than that a party should abandon Honor principle self respect and make a mercenary compact Avith those it has All along denounced Avith All the Energy and vehemence at its . Louis bulletin. Great Breck Midge Depinon station in Mississippi. co., miss aug to 18tu. Louii Ville courier i Joist saturday the 18tli, avas a glorious Day for the True indomitable let in Ocra by of the Gallant old democratic Stati a Quot Lii Sis Sippi. For some time previous Noi Ici had Btu Given out that there would he a grail Dezii operatic meeting Hehl at the fair pro Uius near port Iii son. Tur the Parpoe of rarity Iii tie nomination of the Gallant and Kobe Young statesman John c. Breckinridge of Kentucky Abr the presidency Anil that grand old a a Livorse the Quot Marion of the 31exiran no Iii. Lane of Oregon for the vice pre Iii a \. Ere the Sun Lital risen the y coma my of tie country began to it pour in Lulu from All direct Loiis demons Ici Ting by their actions that they Are thoroughly roused Anil ready to Deli my their state and constitutional Rigits. Which Aie so dangerously i involved in the coming contest. Ai s of Lush if booming of Eai Iliou i ave the signal that the time was close at hand Tor the masses to assemble. Soon i he i cession avas turn red and marched for the fair Iron ind with thestain and it tripes flying and a minibar of banners bearing Noble Nio to some of Avii a i Avill mention first was a Large Banner in trom and Avrich avas placed on the speakers stand bearing upon it thirty three stars to represent the thirty three states us founding tie names of Breckinridge and Lane and the motto Quot hearts re so veil and hands prepared the Blessing ave enjoy to another bore that Noble sentiment uttered by or. Breckinridge tie Constitution and the Equality of the states. These Are a mho s of everlasting Union let them be the rallying cries of the a number of others Avert Ilij played Avith various mottoes of like patriotism. on the grounds ail things being ready ave find upon the stand a number of our Noble and gifted orators. Among them avas to be seen his excellency gov. Pettus Hon. B. Com Man the electors for the Gallant old fifth District col. Charlese Hooker of Hinds and the eloquent col. Wharton attorney general of the state or. Hughes and others. About 11 o clock the Hon. Mcrea our Able representative in Congress from this District made his appearance on the stand and avas greeted with applause. Our to Ausman col. Hughes Leil off first in his usual eloquent style. Then came his excellency governor Pettus a Hose very appearance is indicative of the Man. He made a pave Raul and telling speech boldly defining Iii a action in Clear and Lucid arguments showing that the Breckinridge platform avas the Only National Plati Brm Beible the people clearly giving the reasons achy he cannot support or. Douglas or in. Bell. Gov. Pettus spoke plainly and fearlessly Avit Hout abusing anybody. Shaving clearly that Jar. Douglas avio in times past had been the Strong advocate of Southern rights had forfeited All claims Tor Southern support by his he then took up or. Bell and his party and showed that there avas but Little difference Betavee them and the Republican party and no difference Betake in them Anil the Douglas faction that they had Given up All claims to the territories forfeited Southern rights seeking to bring about a Compromise by unfair Means and elect their men to the presidency and vice presidency. He urged the Coj in to come it it Masse and sup sort Breckinridge and Lane the Only men standing upon National principles. He believed that Avith a United South Breckinridge and Lane Avert sure to be elected. He set Mississippi Down As Good for ten thousand. The governor then addressed a Beautiful compliment to the ladies who Saveie not less Tolian Fiat Hundred in number and retired in the midst of applause. The Iio Vei nor avas of blk of vet by the Able and eloquent col. Wharton in one of his patriotic and argumentative addresses after Avrich dinner was announced and All moved off quietly to lighten the table that avas groaning under the Bunsen of a sumptuous dinner. A Ricilly prepared table avas spread in the Floral Hall for tie ladies exclusively. Just outside under the sheltering Oaks were to Asiong tables stretched out for the gentlemen. The Hall a As decorated Avith flags and banners. Afier thinner All returned to the stand adhere the Hon. 31crae took the stand and in the Ablest and most argumentative speech we have heard presented clearly proved the position of the different Pai ties and candidates before the people. He clearly gave his reasons ave he supported or. Breckinridge for president. He avas frequently interrupted by the applause sent up by the assembled masses. After or. Mcrea retired the Croad acre dismissed to assemble in the Odd Fri Yoav s Hall at night where the Hon. B. Chrisman Antl col. Hooker made telling speeches to a crowded Hall. Y of May set Mississippi do Avn As All right for Breckinridge and Lane. They Avill doubtless carry the state by a much larger majority than in 1856. Roll on the Good cause for the Noble Breckinridge democracy. Yours item for senator Douglas. Or. Douglas charges in his Norfolk speech that or. Breckinridge was nominated to elect Lincoln awhile he is Well Tavare that Bis Avn course is the Only course Avrich Avill make that event possible. As an answer to this Hoa Vever we were called upon Veste Nlay by a Romines to Democrat of new Jer Sev who relates to us that previous to the late convention in that state that two of Douglas supporters called ujan him in the fifth Avenue hotel in this City. When they info Ned him of the terms of Union Likely to be adopted in that state or. Douglas de nou Cetl them openly and unreservedly. They re Klied Quot Why or. Douglas your advice would certain Giac the state to then let it. It will give us the organization in 1864,&Quot was or. Douglas reply. These two gentlemen needed nothing More to make Good Breckinridge men of them and Thev went Home and joined the ranks of our candidate. If or. Douglas denies the above statement we Are authorized to say that the proof will be York Day Book. Fig the new York herald., a paper that of late has been dec Jung the Breckinridge strength As going for Bell says Quot we have several letter before us from Southern gentlemen saying that we Are somewhat mistaken concerning the Public sentiment of the South a that or. Breckinridge will carry All before him and that this supposed reaction of Southern Pablo sentiment against the Southern democracy is a

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