Daniel Daugherty, Dem State Convention

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Daniel Daugherty, Dem State Convention - mind D, Fetter for Governor by Acclamation!...
mind D, Fetter for Governor by Acclamation! SKIES JJRIGIIT! !Eh« Democratic State Convention, Beading on Wednesday last, districts being represented. The or a was Crowded. Hon. W. H. WKLSII, York, presidt-d. Hon. J. B. one of thc Vice Presidents. Tho following dispatch, which we find in Sun, of Friday, gives tho important of thc doings of the More next week. BEADING, March l.^Thc delegates at Convention.elect- · iT . · -··k. -- * ·re lions. Wm. Biglcr, John L. ,,,. ,, Montgomery and Joseph Baker. Bichard Vanx, of Philadelphia, and M. Keim, ofBcrlcs county, were Electors at largo, dominations were now* made for a IIIHUU Ilr u r for Governor, Wm. JI Wit,' name was hailed with tremendous. and a salute was fired by A ~ * _ . t . 4 . . . · ·* Keystone club. Among other names put in nomination were those of John DawBon, Jacob Fry, J^inirotl Strickland and H. B. AY right, The first ballot-was without result and Witte 44, Fry 30, Wriirht and tho balance scattering: noccs-i to a choice 69 men q"»hfied to adorn to a choice 69. The second ballot was also njthont result. Tho third ballot stood--Wittc 54, Fry 30, Foster 24, and lhe balance scattering; necessary loa choice 69. There being no election, Mr. Dcilrick, county, now io«e and in loud and emphatic voice moved that " 8 D. Foster, of Westmoreland 1CODlc bo nominated by acclamation. A scene of the wildest enthusiasm now The motion was put by the president, win announced Mr. Foster nominated by acclamation. [SECOND DISPATCH.] HEADING, March 1.--The convention ·djonrned«;i« die, after the appointment of delegates to the Charleston convention, and the adoption of resolutions endorsing lhe platform of Ihc Cincinnati j deprecating the slavery idoncy. declaring tho right to hold ? arkcd in the Territories is purely a and not legislative; that irrepressible conflict doctrines are nc8Sod with danger to the Union, and every true patriot should frown ?t* them, and that they will resist effort of sectional parties lo obtain central government; applauding the and domestic policy of Prcei- dent Buchanan, and the conduct of the in delivering up the fugitives from Virginia concerned in the Harper's affair; declaring that the convictions ot tbe Democracy remain unaltered as to the wisdom and justice of affording protection on iron and coal; approves the views of President Buchanan to specific duties, and, finally, en- domes the Charleston nominee. Previous to the adjournment of the speeches wcro made by Hons. J. L. Dawson, W. H. Witto, Jacob Pry, Lewis C. Cassidy, Damol Daugherty, Wm. Biglcr, George Sanderson, Bichard Brodhead, Gcorgo M. and fix-Mayor Vaux,all cordially endorsing the nomination of Gen. Foster, and confidently predicting his , and tho Convention adjourned in tbe highest spirits. Hon. John Cessna, of Bedford, and Hon. James Kill, of Franklin, are tho to the Charleston Convention from this district, and Hon. J. B. Danner, oi Adams, the Elector. run

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  2. 05 Mar 1860, Mon,
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