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Smethport McKean Citizen (Newspaper) - February 25, 1860, Smethport, PennsylvaniaJong since to free trader and the published. To following Fetter written in 1s56, by the John an Thony Multi Han to a valued and confidential Friend in Mississippi in which the writer Speaks of interview with doa Tau and bean testimony to Tho. Fetter s endorsement of the principle of Federal Protection of in tie and utter opposition to abominable doctrine of squatter sovereignty. Ibe production of this Evi Dence male anything Bat a seemly and Lor Douglas who was at that deny ing to Evcic held any Ottnat than the present position on the of slavery in the Territo i was the Toto of a dead wit name is Conseco Rotch As it Symbol of lofty Honor and a Heomero veracity coming to confound bin ukr us judge servant Selling him heave published an account of j. Buchanan frogs his intimate Friend an Peter Burts a so prep i re it now Tappen that coloured Man no flattering by Oll Oded to u no. Other person than to Well known in the former pop near bartender Norvoll boosts. To Tho Ciebell and i Lynchburg fir Alke Bis special pleading and angry Nanial when Tho Point Blank evidence of each it Man is brought into court Douglas to see no further use either prosecution or defence. The Case might As will rest there and judg swot be entered against Tho . March i believe that at this the Northern Deino crazy Are sounder and More reliable on the shivery question than they Ever have been. The Kamms Bill has driven off All the compromises and left those that remain no alternative bin a full vindication of oar whole rights. 1 be Hever therefore they will prefer a bold to a renegade. In a Short conversation with Douglas yesterday he said to me that what he most feared was that timid Southern men would fall Back. I shall be Content with Buchanan and will sustain Pierce if it is also my interest to be non con initial Bat when i write to an old Friend like Yogi Wolf 1 will be my preference is for Douglas. He is bold tearless and self reliant. Were he elected he would be president. Or not come into office with n body guard of old fogies and politicians ready to upon nil the offices he is True to the South. He demands not Only the vow and enjoyment of the com Man territory for their property but insists upon it Protection there. To him to Are indebted for the Kansas Bill which now presents the Points of Contact. He in to True representative of this Princi pal and opposes the abominable principal of squatter sovereignty. Your Friend j. . What the demo Bat have Stab a Shelby keeping tub Jjose Dison a sized. If the Long and rambling do Bate on the slavery question which Havu upon indulging in As preliminary to the org Union Tion of the House has accomplished nothing it Boa at least served to enlighten the country As to the real purposes and Doerri Neof the Democrat 10 party. It is evident from these harangues that the popular sovereignty w carded and Tho Cincinnati platform de finitely abandoned. The Scon Dut Ision or rather the extra Judicki proceedings of the Rcd Colt Case i the tent of orthodoxy. In accbrd4iivoi with this the democrats proclaim us to in Tho tar i it Oriest Luil it Down to Bare and advocate , we Are charged Asbe Injo pc Vional. How irme the arg ii Lent. If Freedom is notional of Iii arc we Tionel. If Flavery is Sec Dionot then arc we Sec Jtj War not upon i livery in the Stolten we would not meddle with the limit Niini but we i o War Aja Insl its further free territory. This Point was argued at length by or. Of Icli ols. At the Lime of democratic club above referred Lottie adopted a snarl of to shall be the diffusion Aoi ind dem Cratie Prin a and enunciated by Jeffer a Mihiron Jact on and other Loieri Waii f Imes Ninfi. Who the mul the Early to which Are when and where did or even a Nuoci Ite tie principles of Tho no called democracy of to Day. You men Bat Yon enunciate Ibe a Oman. Jolin c. Ical Boun fur do inner Man until a time Del Ibal slavery con l Rewt beyond state much Lea Bat it old endure in a territory a Darand by Virnie of i lie Cvilik Tilotson. The dual Ristp of a Coli Sim and Joc scion Why Job i Laii Iler lie ilium Riib head Jef temm raid Liat All men were created free and equal and endow no with certain inalienable Abaiy Tthum narc in Eide a Call themselves the disciples of Blumli. To think court feature of our Federal system and ibid uie judges ought to watched a sol Many Cne Miex sap Ping and mining at the and Jack in Ilia sentiment refused to pay Sany Nuesi Stiim to a con Lito Lional decision when question bad become a political one. Bat now if Oak of those appointed from partizan Small give a private opinion on political question our dem crab at once cry out Jupiter and bid us All foil on our faces and Flop our sir. W. Crown was then tilled out and replied in few approx Ria e remarks. Fie sulked that uie proceedings of ibis meeting be published m the m Kean citizen. Adjourned to meet at tie court Hora of tuesday court week for Bonimy 38th. A the Miraj shool u under the Lime Wicken Bam formerly Conata superintendent of Lancaster Contr. If first impressions prove Cor rect the prof must be a Model Man and a perform teacher As that appeared to be the Universal impression of those who met Bint fur the first time yesterday. I cannot Lovoto space suf i Cert to give the details of on visit say was of Folie most a qty Steroa Arron it Jonm Smith in a Well to do Farmer living in lib township Tois county. Be preaches orca Nio Nally Aud believe ban been considered an citizen and an excellent num. A few to s Back re porn lie Onroe current to nigh i hut Mott a who was Liv ing with Hin an j who Alan it entirely Lii Nirh Ngi Aii l infirmity was suffering his i use from m Gleet it Isid that or. Zemith and Bis wife refused Ibe neighbors accept to Ibe lady Bat the offer sufi Eringa Iscam Noum of the went it cur Cibor and of Riund the old lady in a cold room lying on a bail in the 61th her amid not avoid shivering from covering and one of her feel i Billy Frozen. Drs. Durling and Ner of Chw place were sent for and found it liners Uthe the affair wonder tand almost Lollie Lynching Point and there is loud talk of a precut inn. Tai re probably in theve re More mid pos silly 1 Hen in anti tar Nide to i lie Mory that w ill love from it it hear Llewlyn Cri Nunal feature t or or. Smiths g name of our and for the air aide of humanity we Trust it May be to. Tariff Inq Tion waa decided in the affirmative at the Semb part lyceum by a Large majority. Next question for debate kilted that tar right of in fringe Xhu uld been trial rip the chair appointed i chief in tends Jar. I elms fur the and or Curtis for the negative of tie Resolution. We Are Aati sized state Towt if i Here Are any ladino who Troi ild Wiki to be curd upon this question an up pint Unity will be extended to them on next monday evening. A. Williams Ems member of the Hoard if a Avetine Cun Innig Iio Ierg at Hart Bari aaa representative the 4tb judicial dist act of this will accept our i Hank fur a plentiful sup ply Dancu Mcnutt. He Baring sent As a list of the Dord of Fie mine commit Rio Nam and a copy of a daily advertising paper which we ser is distributed put is. We heard that sume Pant Brinati Fri Mih in rousing at Harris Burg. was or. Willaim we wish hint to Send a copy in roof. A Rehns or. Renion wat the one who made the -.perch, if we expend the same invitation to Bim. Or Williams will please see about it. F we received the Loti ving periodicals Tho my Ontic Goocy t and ptts Ricu t they Irr All excellent magazines and to do item the Jim Tiec they richly rat Rit we Are constrained to deter soy further notice of Rhein until next week they were but received. Interesting and entertaining nature after partaking of an excellent dinner add listening Tosev Cral Elf and this singing of Turco or foor Glees by a club composed of ladies and gentleman belonging to the school the performance of which would have been creditable to the Hutchinsons we reluctantly took our departure for Lan Caster. A portion of the company took the regular evening train for Harris Burg which leaves Lancaster at 5.35. The special train did not leave until up. M. In order to accommodate the Ballanco who remained to participate in an entertainment which Hud been prepared for the company by senator Shaffer who resides in Lancaster City and Gen Dickey the District attorney of Lancaster county. As i anticipated those who remained had a glorious time. The Bill proposing to erect a new county not of parts of jul Keno Elk. Clinton and Potter is now in of the committee of new counties and county sets. It probably be re ported us Early As tuesday or a Pednea Day next. Our member or. Ben ton informs me that responsible parties have Mado him As will As on senator or. Benson the following proposition to give their Bonds for that proportion of the county debt which Shippen must necessarily pay if fhe remains in the Tonty and a Check for the amount of the Bonds shall be Giryn within fifteen minutes after the Bill creating the new county becomes a Law. It to to that it would to an object for m Kean us Well Potter cd antics pot Ter being included i d the proposition to accept the offer. It certainly will be Tho Means of throwing into their treasuries a considerable amount of Money that would not to found there for some yearn to come. It would by a satisfaction fur to to know the sentiment of the people of the comity up on to subject. Not knowing that sentiment 1 have been nimble of yet to express an opinion either in favor of or the hew county project. In n late imn Iber of the Potter Jour Nal i find a very As Well As a gentlemanly attack made upon them a we ukr prove Wpm Gnu More conservative class of Northern people. In Pennsylvania nomination worm fee bailed with Joy Bro ugly All the about darn und Central counties and vote would be at least larger than any Date Oral least such Enid Idaet As the Burn of would font upon that to would carry Pennsylvania no Rit Tiona Man can Don i and that Many of to candidates new spoken of could not carry it any Man whose Taco u not narrowed Down to a county inhabitants must very Pennsylvania of 5 or 6900 greatly Bur. Isan old Prudi Utica in presidential campaigns if. Thai Irno Rheo i am in favor of a nomination that Wil win and not make boy s play of it nominating a Man who to know can never carry As through. Three fourths of Iho opposition voters of Are Dirous for to Notini nation of Gen. Cameron. The bal Ance probably not that Many which includes the Randitt abolitionists and straight rout americans Ore opposing it in the meanest att most a Onu nip Tiline manner. They pretend to be guarding Tho interests of tie people and How by sending a divided and distracted to Chi Quiyo Aud that Wilt no More represent the Man of tile peo Plo of Pennsylvania than it will the a Cople of California. They virtually Giro no ii the convention. The favorite candidate of Trio very papers that Are making the great est ado non the Yuti jct will be rep re Aenied it Chicago by solid Ilok git Lions from their own states Ami those will to selected Fhy their site . That will to the Case with Seward Chase rights and these ate life Liberty and the pure nit of Happli Heht. La Juat democracy of to Day 1 it m Rei crated in the hath of that list Mcclur Ailiin i a self evil Tittlie. Jeff r which prohibit Slan by Mallouf territory Pitt we Alten to joint gentleman of our acquaintance who is extensively engaged in Plantf Fig. Is drilling a. Com Penny of one Hundred negro men. He will soon obtain the Best pattern of rifles to Arm them with and to then says he will be ready for the irrepressible conflict. He thinks Tho Black rifles will be Good against one and Situe if no. Plea to add to the above Resolution oppose tile in Limion of Nln cry. A and Youj Rokit Down at once As Lack it Piil Licach. Java Tseu said i Hope to live to we Ike Day it Lavery Jay be Abu Liqued by in this the your Drio Deraey. 2 Ilion Why not say. Ii. Can Yon Liot at Lecal in raise of your eur pluribus unum if no More Eliut. Slavery in ail still a Doc iridies of or. Would rite Lite a lion in your path when be that i Lavery is and when it cannot to proven thai Slavey in jul its to new cannot and we Thinoi to and yet la Beni Cracy. Can the English language be Elliis tur lored Iron acc protein shapes Hud pc Feinson in Nugit unmitigated both in Public and private life by legislative action and pet Tel to abuse it yet fhe most aggravated forma of met slavery Untim Cuti of tie modern demo enter is at Illura Tatad in editorial feb. 18, 1860. A few Days since or. I Cote on present efficient state superintendent extended an invitation to both branches of the legislature As Well As to the Revenue Biourd which is now holding its session in this to visit the state Normal school which is located in Millersville Lancaster county about three Miles from Lancaster City. Tho invitation was accepted and on Tho 16th inst., was fixed non As the Day for the visit. The Penn Sylvania Central Railroad company wry kindly tendered an extra train of cars to carry the visitors to Lancaster. The Iruin loft Harrisburg at 8 o clock a. M. And reached Lancaster in about an hour and a half. Upon Tho arrival of the visitors in Lancaster they were met by a Largo concourse of citizens to Gether or three military companies lid escorted to Reese s City hotel they were i welcomed to Tho Hospital ties of the City by mayor san Derson in a Short Seui a which was re on the part of Tho Legisla Taro by judge Bell of Chester county in Bis usually felicitous style. After partaking of some refreshments the visitors Wero Mcgeor Tacij to Tho Western end of the town where backs were in readiness to convey them to Millers Villo. To reached that old fashioned dutch Village about 11. A m. The school buildings Are b want fully located South of the Village and Aro admirably Conis indicted and arranged for which they1 were intended. Thero Are in Tho neighbor Hood attendance of Prea cat a whom be Long strictly to the . Me because 1 have considered it Judi Cious and proper for the state Conven Tion to select delegates to the National convention. After quoting an extract from one of my late letters Ibe author of the article adds the Dibir of the is. Or Loix aware that very few of will read Ilia paragraph Wii Bont fee lieu Insul cd and Urther Uhrle i luit them ii Imrit it hint in Llie charge of habit tit Tver Turnt hied Torii in in die Deuce for place at the of Lia a the paragraph alluded to in the above is one that appeared in the Citi zen some three weeks since if i mis take not and a is urged the necessity of the Stuto convention closing the Chicago delegates. If any of the Rea Ders of Tho citizen were insulted by Tho sentiments expressed in the ufos Rasuid paragraph then t have formed too favourable opinion of their Intelli gence and political sagacity. In re Gard Othu second disgusting fling that i Havo exposed myself to the charge of having bartered my editorial Independence for place at the hands of my i have no disposition to treat it other than with the contempt it deserves any Man who will shield himself behind another for the purpose of attacking a third person is it Coward and should be treated As such at All times and under All circumstances. If the quasi editor who penned the above extract desires any information As to the manner in which i procured a clerkship in the legislature i would re Fer him to the highly Ber from his own county the Hon. Lewis Mann. As the state convention meets on wednesday next and before this in print to considered Folly for me to say any thing upon the subject of the Suto convention choking delegates to Tho National convention. Stilt there Aro a Tew Dis organizing papers in the state will set up a bowl As soon As they receive the proceedings of the convention Aud on that list we Are Sun to find the Thore it May not be out place for Motu give u few reasons Why a United delegation should to and Why that delegation should to instructed to support Gen. Cameron. In the first place he has clean Northern record upon the great questions which will come before the people during the pros Ien tial canvass. 1 refer to the Tariff and slavery the. Tame time and Liin Lii and yet not a of disapprobation Upp Uura. In journal Ami its ilk in regard to the course by Thimi no twin Gigli a similar course if adopted in ibis state will dust try tie party. As i stated Iti a Barmor letter none but the enemies of gun. Cameron ire Caga cd in this disgraceful Inisi l. Or. The or i ii Hacks sub it was by Tom corwin., in Cliar Atturi tit Alty Quert Way Tho a Ictor writer the ii a that nun i und his wife re no Raul la Guys Cor Viti. For to Weir Tauti to Well a for thu Irish my rat in rep fix it to Ion riven birth Thror slim hum and to unlike each Olott. Wum u Titi to tin Ohio n Liui Iun. One Jig a yellow Stein and Almond Nap cd Evi a not far had a woolly fit and and Vicho. And the third had a White Kiti int u and Oiler Liml w total a disregard of the Law Tor Ilina Rily Ipi Vernist tie of families did not Kuppin Iii e. And tie fact that the sous of Mem Imd once held their i Rethorn in Hom Tago in a crypt for Hun Durd the repeated tie Fng tire Juidth t them tree lit to in life our in regard to the and tit Nous of human Bun Dago. Wit i the it iras it lie found it regard to shivery that circumstances alter Only preparation Worth apr Universal conf since tnd1 patronage. Roa states Keh Cleeo Tuot Ladie and Roll each in l of world tort Tif Toto at prof. O. It. Wood Llali and urn Lutnen of the arc Utun Mou la afro Only Tun Fornore. And it Volt by for Ontl Kerr to. Your Aota Tif tit is h it to. That Job Bud Franl that of. 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