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Our Candidates.

We hoist, this morning, the names of the successors of Lincoln and Hamlin — the next president and vice president of the United States — George B. McClellan and George E. Pendleton.

The hour and the man have come. For four years have this people been wearily groping through the shades of lawlessness, anarchy, misrule and oppression, picking their fearful steps through yawning graves and rivulets of blood, anxiously, tearfully watching for the first glimpses of the day dawn which would bring them relief. And as its first gleams appear in the sky — while the first glimpses of the aurora shine — from the north — all pulses thrill with hope, and hearts long bowed down with despair rise at the touch of a magic wand. Instead of anarchy, we see order; instead of oppression, safety and protection; in place of despotism, the restraints of law and constitution; in place of suffering, quiet and prosperity; instead of war, peace; instead of sundered and belligerent sections, a restored and powerful Union. These blessings the democracy undertake to guarantee to this people, should the power be committed to their hands. And they do not make promises to the ear, to break it to the hope.

In 1860, the party which elected Mr. Lincoln promised this people a multitude of desirable things, amongst which were honesty and economy in the public expenditures; a return to the policy of the fathers; free speech, free press and free homes; in short a golden age of peace and prosperity. We need not sicken the people by recapitulating the horrible evils they have brought us.

Having so utterly falsified every pledge upon which they obtained power, the people will trust them no longer, but to change the ill-boding condition of affairs will once more place their reliance upon the party which has never deceived them in aught to which it pledged its faith. Swayed no longer by passion and blind prejudice, we will return to the constitution — the "ancient landmark" of our country, which democratic rule intends to restore to the greatness and prosperity it attained, and only could have attained, under democratic rule.

Let us cast aside, then, all person preferences and disappointments, and go to work, shoulder to shoulder, for McCLELLAN AND PENDLETON.