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A. HART Editoi.
RA VENN A, OHIO:
IVEDXISDAr, Nov. 2d. 1831.
'Democratic State Convention.
There has been some discussion in Dem
ocratic papers, throughout the State, in re
gard, to the propriety of holding a conven
tion to nominate Stale officers on the 8th
dfkj of January next. We can see no- good
reason for postponing this annual Demo
cratic meeting. There is no genuine Dem
ocrat who does not understand and appreci
ate the immutable principles of his political
faith. They are well understood; they have
always been a part and parcel of our gov
ernment aud institutions. Time or circum
stance cannot change them.
But we are told that it h policy to wait
until the opposition hare made their nomi
nations. 'Are we then, to be gcverned in
our movements, by the fickleness nnd shuf
fling qf a pie-bald, mongrel party, which is
composed ot so many contradictory elements j lti0se who thouSlt it worth a perusal to draw
tomtit will fall to piece in a few months! tlu.ir own concus;dns. j thought that corn
Such an iJea is absurd. We know of no j mcnl wa8 unCCCssary, becauso the expe
better policy, than to meet at Columbus as rienc0 of t!)e peope 0f Ohio, should have
we have heretofore done on the 8th of Jan-1 taught them that a circulation secured only
uary,- in commemoration ol tne giorions
acbievements ot the illustrious Jackson
nominate a ticket composed of men whose
ability and integrity will be an honor to the;
State and tho party, nnd then like men go)
into the campaign and defend our princi
pies with fearlessness and candor. Such a
course will give us strength; and ultimate
success wilt reward our labors.
Failures in Jiiistues.
There is much speculation in the newspa
papers and other periodicals, as to the cause
of the present embarrassment among busi
ness men throughout the country. No one
thing can be chargablo with all this crashing
and breaking in tho business world. Tiie
drouth may have done something towards
hastening it, but it is not the origin of tho
difficulty. It lies still further back. It may
be attributed in part, to the habits, customs,
anil management of business men, and not
in all cases, to unavoidable occurrences.
Every year and month adds to the number
of time and labor saving machines, the ob
ject of which is to facilitate industrial ope
rations in Manufactures, Agriculture, Sci
ence and the Arts. Every useful invention
lessens tho amount of labor necessary fur
men to perform in order to obtain a subsist-'
ence. . In proportion as now improvements
come to the aid of our individual labors, just
in that proportion ought we to increase in
wealth and prosperity. Yet the history of
business men in this country shows thut such
is-not the case. Improvements havo been ! Ule,nseive3 "e lass or trending the State
made in every department of business enter- Bank base the!r masoning, first upon the by
prise. Railroads, Telegraphs, Mowing Ma- PotIies! u,ut ' impossible for all the
chines, and a thousand other inventions have b"c'ies t0 kil; n"J, secondly, that (in the
increased our facilities for doing business. j words of "Conservative") "just in proportion
It does not take hall the time or labor to ac- j as the notes ure "wo secure, in the same
complish a rriven amount of work that was ratio are the deposits less safe;" otherwise,
required fifty years ago; and yet there are
more failures among business men, more em
barrassments, and there is more suffering in
consequence of reverses in business. Now
is there any necessity for this state of things?
We think not; at least it may be avoided in
very many cases.
Ia our large cities especially .extravagance
and carelessness it is thought, have much to j
do with embarrassments in financial matters. I
Speculation runs wild, at times. Men are
not contented with the rjlain careful econn-!
mv by means of which their fathers acnuired1
property. iney must uo business on a
grander scale. Fortunes must be made in a I Thc foIow'ng will probably be re-
day.' While credit can be obtained, there is i ceived a3 suffii:ient evidence of the truth of
scarcely a limit to their speculations. The! w,iat 1 say:
..,, , ., , ,, ' ri A , .t irculation of State Batik Sfl,3?S,0roon
restllt ts, that recklessness too often takes j Duo depositor banker., &c 3,35.5-.'47
the place of prudence-extravganco the 1! due Board of Control
placetif economy, and rashness the place of Su,ulr' 1"'0llll-,' 3:i7,is) 12
wisdom. This fust age is full of fast men, I Totui liahiitiies to public, exclusive or
, ... ,, .... . , , about $j,WJ0,Cm) duo stockholders $10,080,014 40
who, while they are willing tospend the mo- A . . ... ., . ... , , .,
, . . , ? , , , , Against this they have positively valuable
ney accumulated by their fathers, woud' f . . , , . ' , A
. . . ,. , , . , . ' , i assets, that is, specie and Safety Fund, to
acorn to gam a livelihood as their fathers!,, , , L. rn n , ,
,., ,. . . , ,. the amount of $2,202,263 12. How much
did. 1 he idea that a man must " earn his r.,. . . ,, r .... ,
, ,. , ... . of this specie is generally found m the vaults
bread by the sweat of Ins face," is jrettinj r, . ,,, . , . .. ....
. ..! ., -, A after a suspension, (!) is shown by the exhibit
too much ont of fashion. The number of r ., ,,. ... . . ,r
... , , of the lately flourishing, but now defunct
consumers is far greater than the number . . , , m , , . , r-
, , , , .,, , . , Mechanics' and Traders' Branch of Cincin-
of producers, and there will be punas andi ,. . , ., . . , .. L
, , , . . , nutl. As to the other assets, I believe that
embarrassments so long as this is the case. . , , , , . ,
. , the commercial records of the past forty
But the extravagant and careless, are not .,, , . . ,
, D, r .. . , . m, ! years will bear me out in saying that a large
the only persons wno fail in business. Thei e , . , . , ,
' r, y , , .. , proportion of the class which Banks include
most careful, prudent and honest citizen of a I . ,,. , ,. . , . ,.
. 1 , , in their statements as "notes and bills dis-
community may be forced into irretrievable ! Blo. a , -, t . . . .
bankruptcy in consequence of the impru
dence or dishonesty of others with whom he
may be connected in financial transactions.
"A single example may serve to illustrate
this fact. A n honest hard workin" farmer
or mechanic, who has gathered-up a thou
sand dollars, deposites it in some one of the
Banking Institutions of the country. The
Bank fails, and he loses every cento! his
earning; ' He is unable to meet his pay
. BienWjvhen they fall due; his creditors are
anxious to obtain their money and cannot
wait. . Iq default of payment, his property is
aold at forced sale, for two thirds its value.
Ruin and disgrace is forced upon him tluough
the .dishonesty of others. Such cases are
frequent. The interests of the business
community, are so connected with each other,
that one failure mav cause a dozen others.
"During the present "hard times" there
ffllfe Some good "and upright business men,
in different parts of the country, may be
compelled to suspend, and make an assign
latent This money1 panic however, cannot
last long.','' Storms try the timbers of a ship,
and tliose banking institutions, and commer
cial establishments,, whose,' foundations are
jBCfCure-will be forced to yield..' It is bet
UHlrati hey fail fiow, : than at some future
tMBawhen their' transactions, are more ex
tended, By and by, after the storm has pass
ell over, business will be, revived, confidence
igi'm 'restored'' In commercial circles, and
wealth and prosperity attend the labors of
Xetvfe from 5cbm&ka.
Through the kindness of W. K. Wima,
Esq., who started on trip to the Territories
s few weeks since, we have been tenia nam
ber of the Omaha Arrow, published at Qma
ha City in Nebraska Territory. From this,
we infer that our enterprising friends KtLLY
and Witter have arrived safe) at their
point of destination, and are now enjoying
the pleasure and benflt to be gained from an
exploration f that rich western country.
The west offers grand opportunities to young
men who have energy and ambition, and we
trust that our friends now there, whether the
object of their visit be pleasure or protjt, or
both, may meet with abundant success in
whatever enterprise they may choose to en
The State Bunk of Ohio.
The following communication appeared in
the Statesman Democrat of the 23d. inst.,
which as it contains some valuable facts in
relation to the State Bank of OLio, we give
entire, and ask for it a careful perusal. The
communication is as follows :
" I regret that those who have noticed the
articles on the State Bank of Ohio, which
appeared in yonr paper of the 11th inst.,
should not only have attributed unjust mo
tives to tlio writer, but have launched forth
into invective against the State Stock Banks
of Ohio. It was neither my wish nor my
intention, in writing the communication in
question, to create a feeling for or against
any system of banking; the statement made
was simply one of facts and figures, leaving
morni honesty, known probity, fair prom
ises and all that sort of thing', is wonderfully
subject to depreciation. I know that if his-
t0ry could be forgotten, and the memories of
i37 pag3 nwayi peope miglt 00 broudit to
believe that banks as a general thing are re
liable. But it is against the exceptions that
I wish to guard; for this reason I asked your
columns; and if advocates of a consolidated
j system of banking should imagine thattln-re
was no necessity for telling the truth during
"these times of pecuniary embarrassment,"
I see no reason why one utterly opposed to
their policy should refrain from pointing out
its unsoundness and endeavoring to show
that it U a mere matter of time as to when
this unsoundness will be made manifest.
Sooner or later a crash will come, and then
those who are now asking for a few more
days, of grace, will retire with well filled pur
ses to appear us soon as their evil deeds are
forgotten, prepared to expand and collapse
Scores of those who are now kindly fur
nishing the community with a circulating
medium, assisted in blowing the bubble of
1837, and when it burst, pouring a flood of
bankruptcy and ruin upon the country, prov
ing the facts that when banks are most need
ed they are most useless, they avoided the
current, and with heartless indifference view
ed the misery and ruin they had brought upon
all who had confided in them.
The gentlemen who have taken upon
.i. i ,t . . ..
reasoning analogously, the depositors will
bo compelled to bear the fleecing in any
event. I havo nothing to say to this last
proposition, except that depositors them
selves might have some objection to this sum
mary disposal of tlieir interests, and the re
flection miyht suggest itself, that robbing one
class of citizens to pay another would be
a very poor way to convince a community of
t,,e value of that "moral honesty" on which
irl ! . 1 i '
""-"-iivo proposes to oase a crrcuifr
With rrSarJ to the "afety of the State
Branches, I reiterate what I before said.
WIOILWK) UIV IUUIIU IIS WU HI L I j v t urn ui u
universal failure, totally unava Halle. While
the expansion is going on and money mat
ters "easy," this paper currency may be han
dled with comparative safety that is, it
would most probably be redeemed if pre
scntcd at the counter from which it was is
sued in small quantities; but so soon as a cri
sis approaches, then is it unsafe, and, as the
hour of dissolution may come at any mo
ment, none are protected, unless gifted with
an omniscience which few mortals pretend
And now, one word in relation to State
Stock Bank paper and its legality as a tax
paying medium. By reference to the sec
tions of Swan your correspondent points out,
you will find that public officers, bankers, &c.
are only prohibited from paying out, loaning
or exchanging unauthorized bank paper; but
are permitted to receive it for the purpose of
returning it for redemption. I am unwilling
to believe that the forced construction placed
upon the law to which Conservative refers,
is the result of a deliberate intention to mis
lead his readers, but he certainly has misrep
resented both the letter arid the spirit of the
law, and should his interpretation be the cor
rect one,it at once prohibits the circulation
of all notes of those branches upon which
the brand of insolvency ia placed by hiaown
communication.' , " ' ' , V ' ' ;:
OCrThe Rockvill 1 (Md.J Journal goea
for Millard Fillnobi for next President.
" "V tJ. 8. Bank nnd Tartff.
The Cb-Ilicothe Advertiser says; The
Cincinnati Gaxttt dm broken greand in fa
vor of a United Statea Bank and a high
Protective Tariff. The Whig press, gener
ally, ia assenting to it. Already have they
embarked in a crusade that ia designed to
retard emigration to this country. Men of
aense and intelligence were led to believe
that the treaty made by our Government,
through Commodore Perry, with the Gov
ernment of Japan was subserving the Inter
est of Commerce and the cause of Civiliza
tion. - They have been mistaken. Call home
your ships, destroy your commerce, abolish
your ship yards, drive ont Catholics, elose
the porta against everybody and everything,
and we will become a most happy people.
Thus, in spirit, say these whig philosophers.
The New fork Election.
The N ew York Trilwnc of the 18th, aays
the Democratic Citizen, gives the official
returns from all the counties, by which it
appears that the majority of Clark (Whig,)
over Seymour (Democrat) is 228. Four
years ago Mr. Seymour was beaten for the
same office by Washington Hunt, (Whig,)
by a majority of 262. Two defeats by such
trilling majorities are really extraordinary.
In commenting upon the result, the N. York
Timet of the 18th inst. says:
"It is proper to add that there are rumors
at Albany that a considerable number of
ballots for II. Sejmour instead of Horatio
Seymour have been thrown out of the offi
cial canvass in some of the counties; though
nothing is said in regard to similar irregular
ities in the ballots voted for Mr. Clark. The
result, in the closeness of the run, is almost
without precedent in the State. Tho ulti
mate difference to be established by the
Skate Board of Canvassers promises to be
smaller than in the celebrated contest be
tween Hunt and Seymour in 1850."
This ge.itleman, the talented and justly
celebrated Editor of the Louisville Journal,
recently made a speech ot Memphis, in
which the following truthful and liberal sen
timent was uttered:
"Ah! when I look back through the twenty-six
years of my editorial life, and think
how many I once denounced, who after
wards became my personal friends, or prov
ed themselves their country's friends, and
how many I once eulogized and toiled for
who have since turned their hands ruthless
ly ind causelessly against me; when I re
flect how often the most arduous and devo
ted political services are forgotten by those
to whom they are rendered, and how often
the deepest political injuries are magnani
mously forgiven by those to whom they are
done; and when I remember how many of
my political iriends have striven to crush
me, and how many Democrats have gather
ed around me as a band of brothers in the
days of personal peril, I should be guilty of
un outrage on my own conscience, and on
every feeling and impulse of my heart, if I
were not to weed out from my nature the
partisan bitterness that once flourished there.
I am a Whig, but I will greet every true
hearted Democrat as my brother, and I will
greet no false-hearted Whig as such. What
the future of parties is to be I know not,
and the wisest of us are not wise enough to
know. Disorganizations and re-organizations
are in progress, and in all probability
many who havo for years been battling des
perately against each other will find them
selves arrayed shoulder to shoulder in de
fence of the gieaf cause of human rights."
The following is a list of Banks, that
have suspended within a fsw months past.
For the benefit of our readers, we shall
keep it standing, and make weekly addi
tions thereto, of such failures as come "th
in our knowledge:
Patchin Bank, Buffalo.
Farmers' and Merchants' Bank, Oswego.
Farmers' Bank of Canadaigua.
Drovers' Bank, Ogdensburg.
Bank of Carthage.
Farmers' and Merchants' Bank, Maryland,
Massillon Bank, Ohio.
Farmers' and Merchants' Bank, Me.rphis.
Ohio Savings Institute, Tiffiir
Cochituate Bank, Boston.
Bank of West Killingly, Connecticut.
Eighth Avenue Bank, New York.
Bank of Ellsworth, Maine.
Elkhart County Bank Indiana.
Bank of Northern Indiana.
Bank of Washleuaw, Michigan.
Erie and Kalumazoo Bank, Michigan.
Newport Safety Fund Bank Kentucky.
Kentucky Trust Company.
Bank of Kanawha, Virginia,
Arlington Bank, Washington, D. C.
Farmers' and M. Bank, Washington, D. C.
Bank of Connersville, Indiana.
Bank of Hallowall, Maine.
The Shipbuilders' Bank, Maine.
Lewis County Bank, New York.
Akron Branch, Akron.
Merchants and Traders Branch, Cin.
Exchange Bank, Buffalo.
Farmers' Joint Stock Bank, Buffalo.
Woodbury Bunk, Connecticut.
Circleville Bank, Circleville.
The City Bank, Columbus, Miami Valley
Bank, Dayton, and thc CanalBank of Cleve
land have suspended payment so far its de
positors and time draft holders are concerned,
but the bill holders are secured by State and
United States Stocks.
Another Branch Broke.
A dispatch from Toledo has been received
at Cleveland, which states that thc Commer
cial Bank of that City has closed its doors.
This is the seventh Branch of the Ohio State
Bank which has failed. The Board of Con
trol will have their hands full of" sick chil
dren" pretty soon.
The Cleveland and Zanesville Rail
Road, running from Hudson to Zanesville,
but completed only to Millerrburgh, suspen
ded or rather passed into the hands of assign
ees, on Saturday last. Simeon Perkins, its
chief backer, had made an assignment some
days previous. Dealer.
New York, November"27.
Ed. Plain Dealer; Merchants' Banks,
Bridgeton, and Government Stock Bank,
Ann Arbor, Michigan, broke.
03" Congress will commence its session,
on Monday next.' Subjects of great impor
tance, are to be acted upon during the- ses
sion. The President's Message will be
looked for with interest. We shall lay it
before our readers, at the earliest day pofsi
ble. '""" -v.- - :- . '-ia
i . ftirEdwin Forrest, the tragedian, was the
Know Nothing candidate for Congress in the
Seventh New York district. He is, howev
er, among the defeated.
f ' ; Hems or lYcm't. ; ! I -
A freight train was I nocked iutoflin
tera near Bucyrua, on Tuesday, by the ex
panditfgof the rails, i .
(tlrMr. Quinn, an American was recent
ly arrested at Leghorn, for expressing Yan
kee principles too freely.
(CrCabadiao wheat la now admitted into
the United States, free of duty, the Wash
ington authorities having issued a circular to
that effect. '." , ; ' . ; ' '
OrPrentice, of the Louisville Journal,
baa been tendered a public dinner by the cit
izens of Little Rock, Ark.
OrOut of one hundred and ten steam
packets now employed in carrying the Uni
ted States mails, fifty-four are built of wood,
and fifty-four of iron.
. OCA police officer in Philadelphia baa
been tried for kissing lady in the street
some six months ago. As the officer denied
the soft impeachment and proved a good
character on trial, the Mayor discharged
OCrTb ahip Flying Cloud, supposed to
have been lost, has arrived at New York from
OC Snow is three feet deep on the top
of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire.
Q3 The whipping post is still in use in
Govington, Ky. Lawrence Hunt was pub
licly whipped in that place last week for
03" An ancient copper mine has been
discovered in Bucks county, Pa. It is be
lieved to have been the work of a company
of Hollanders in early colonial times. The
excavations are said to be quite extensive.
03" It is stated that one establishment iu
Wheeling has now on hand 19,000 kegs of
nails, owing to the absence of shipping fa
cilities. 03" A society has been formed in Dub
lin for the purpose of opposing and frustrat
the insidious efforts of Mormonism in that
city by all legitimate means.
03" II often happens that a letter intend
ed for California is mailed in the Atlantic
Statea with a single three cent stamp plac
ed thereupon. The Post office Department
hns decided that, inasmuch as this payment
does not satisfy a single full rate of postagei
it can only be regarded as a deduction of
three cents from the original unpaid rate,
leaving seven cents to be collected at the
office of delivery.
The Language ot a Genuine Dem
ocrat. The following is extracted from a letter
written by a Democrat from Pennsylvania
recently defeated in his efforts to be re-elected
"I might have been re-elected with an over-whelming
majority had I joined this sect
in fuct, iis support wos tendered to me if
1 would joiu them: but I spurned the offer,
preferring a thousand defeats upon demo
cratic principles to one triumph upon " Know
Nothingism." I therefore nailed my flag to
tho mast, and was determined, if I fell to
fall fighting in its defense. I did fall and
my glorious principles frit with me. But
thank God! they will one day rise again, and
appear in still greater power and splendor
than they have ever yet done. Democracy
can never be srushed. It is the grand foun
dation upon which our government and our
country rests. While know nuthingism will
be hissed at as treason, democracy will be
honored and cherished."
The Weather in Nebraska.
The first snow fell upon our prairie
land last night. Unwilling to delay longer
her annual visits, dreary winter now has
stolen upon us, as yet unprepared. Hun
dreds around us are in thc samo fix. How
ever we will not grumble in our anti-bene-dictian
loneliness, lor their is a comfort in
the long winter nights before us. There is
a comfort in listening to the driving storm
out of doors whilst enjoying the comfort of
a good fire and pleasant Havana, with a
goodly array of reading mutter or social
Iriends around one. Ther is a comfort ev
en in the quiet loneliness which hovers
around one, then to set and think of the past,
strewn with the wreck of joyous hopes, the
passing away of life's fondest, dearest bles
sings. Or if you desire it, dash gialy over
the 'happy days awa," and pass on to the
cream land of the future, and as the small
hours come stealing on retire to your. lone
ly couch,, thankful that sleep at least will
banish all of that sorrow which the harrow
of memory brings to the surface. There is
a lonely comfort in this, and these long win
ter nights are so admirably calculated for it.
Then comes the social circle of loved
friends, with its care snd sorrow-banishing
effect, the social dance, &c, all followers
in the train of winter, until one feels con
strained to sing peans of praise for long
winter nights. Omaha Arrow.
Great Robbeev ! The Windham Co.
Bank Plundered of $22,000 ! One of the
most daring and successful robberies thathas
ever occurred in this county took place at
the Windham County Bank, in the town of
Windham, last night, November 17. The
bank employs a young man about sixteen
years of age, with a large dog, to watch the
bank at night. 1 he young man put the dog
into the bank at an early honr last nigbt,ana
then he went away for a short time. At
about nine o'clock in the evening he return
ed, and as he was entering the door the
night being very dark four men who were
concealed near by, rushed upon him, put
something over his mouth, and then effectu
ally gagged him. The dog was managed by
a plentiful supply of meat and choloform, and
was then killed.
The young man, gagged and secured, was
locked into a room, and the robbers then
went to work. They were busy for about
Jive hourt, and had all the tools necessary for
They secured $13,000 in the bills of the
bank, $2,000 in bills of other banks, and
$7,000 in specie; end with this rich booty
they left the bank at about two o'clock at
night. The young man- worked himself
loose in about half an hour after they loft,
and gave the alarm. A hand car was mis
sing at Willimantic, three miles from the
scene of the robbery, and it is thought that
the robbers, or a part of them, went away in
this. . . . . 'v. i.'...
Four suspicious men have been loitering
around Windham for several days. They
are probably the robbers. Hartford Times.
. .. lutassacbusctts Flection.
The following ia the result on Governor
at the late election: ' 1 '
Gardiner, Know Nothing;. r V" '8.843
' Washburn, Whig, ' C ,-' '26,185
Bishop, Democrat, rv.iR -14,365 :.i
i . Wilson, FreeaoiliS .'b:;i;-r.i;-c ; 6,61 ,j
-S;'M'li'-:' - 1 u,ri; . ' -
, 0r Fear God, shun croggeries, nd love
Jyour wife and children, v . ' ..'
For Um Wett rortag SuUmL
Itall Koad Meeting : ;
Pursuant to a eall of the Executive Com
mittee, a meeting of the Stockholders of the
Franklin arrd Warre.n Rail Road Company,
wis held at Commercial Htll, in Franklin,
November 93d, 1854.- .r- .-
10 o'clock, A. M., the meeting Was called
to order by M. Keht, Esq., President of the
Company. E. P. Bhairero and J. W. Tr
ler were appointed Secretaries. "
The object of the meeting waa stated by
the Chairman, and among other things he
aaid, that thia waa a meeting of the Stock
holders of the Eastern Division of the Road,
and the object was to lay before them the
financial condition of thia Section, believing
that the statements which the Board would be
able to present, woald be an inducement for
each subscriber to come forward and pay up
the amount due, and thus enable the Board
to complete and put in running order that
part of the Road from Akron to Warren
within the next twelve months. :
Dr. Earl and J. V. Ttler read to the
meeting, (accompanied with practical sug
gestions,) a statement from the Secretary of
tho Company, showing the amount due and
uncollected between Akron and Windham,
inclusive from Stock Subscribers, to be,
$197,811, also an estimate from D. C. Shep
ard, Engineer, showing that the above
amount was more than sufficient to cover to
tal cost of the work, (less cost of Iron,) be
tween Akron and Braceville Ridge.
On request of Stockholders present, the
Books of the Company were exhibited nnd
read, showing the amount expended for Right
of Way, Engineering, Salary of Officers,
Incidental Expenses, &c, &c.
On motion of Geo. Messenger, a Com
mittee to draft Resolutions expressive of the
sense of tho meeting was chosen, composed
of the following gentlemen : L. S. Peck,
of Akron; Wat. C. Oviatt, of Tallmadge;
Arvis Olin, of Franklin; Geo. Messenger,
of Ravenna; S. B. Spelman, of Rootstown;
EitAsiuus Needham, of Brimfield, and Dr.
Applegate, ol Windham.
On motion Meeting took a recess of one
M. Kent, for reasons stated, declined act
ing as Chairman therefore, Win. CoolMan,
Esq., of Ravenna, was duly chosen.
After listening to remarks replete with in
terest, good sense and practical suggestioni
from Gen. L. V. Bierce, Dr. Earl an 1 oth
ers, the Committee on Resolutions, through
their Chairman, Geo. Messenger, reported
the following, which was unanimously a
Whereas, The present embarrassed con
dition of monetary matters, makes it difficult
for most of the subscribers to the Capital
Stock of the Franklin and Warren Rail
Rimd to meet promptly the payment of their
installments, some are withholding payment
under the erroneous supposition that the
pressure of the times will cause a suspension
of the work, therefore,
Resolved, That we have full confidence in
the ultimate complelisn of the Franklin and
Warren Rail Road, nnd we would urge upon
each and every subscriber the importance of
promptly paying up his subscription as fast
as the same shall become due.
Resolved, That we have the fullest confi
dence in the management of our Directors
and the financial condition of this Division
of the Road, as shown by statements and
the Books of the Company, this day exhibit
ed, entitles them to the confidence of all the
Resolved, That the Directors ure hereby
instructed and required to push forward and
complete that part of the Road from Akron
to Warren, and Stock the same as soon as
practicable, and we here"by protest against
any suspension of the work, as detrimental
to th? best interests of the Road, as well as
injustice to paying subscribers.
The meeting was large and the best ol
harmony and unanimity prevailed throughout
its entire deliberations, and while the tight
ness of monetary matters was conceded by
all, go on, go on, seemed to be the motto of
each subscriber present, and by their actioB,
evinced a determination to relax no effort
until the Iron Horse shall be heard whistling
over the Broad Gauge.
On motion, it was voted that the proceed
ings of this meeting be published in the Ak
ron, Ravenna and Warren papers.
WILLIAM COOLMAN, Chairman.
E. P. Brainebd,)
J. W. Tyler,
Attempted Robbery Man Shot
Gkeat Excitemegt. On Saturday night
about 11 o'clock, the house of John Camp
bell Sr., three miles below Utica, on the S.
M. V. and N. Railroad, close by the burnt
bridge, was entered by three desperados for
the purpose of plunder. Thc noise made by
them in effecting an enterance alarmed the
old man and one of his sons, and when they
approached the bed and struck a light, they
were prepared "to welcome them with bloody
hands to hospitable graves."
One of the villains made a stab at the
bed where he supposed the old man to be
lying and cut the covering considerably,
when Campbell's son fired a gun which he
had loaded in the room and poured into the
rascals a lot of hot slugs.
The villains, finding the welcome too
warm, broke from the house and made their
escape. They were traced by the blood up
on the fences and the ground to the village
of Utica, and there at this time thf great
est excitement prevails among the citizens,
whe are eager in the pursuit.- It is to be
hoped they will succeed in catching the
rascals. Mt. Vernon True Whig of Ihe HQlh.
Rumored Change iu the Cabinet.
Washington dispatches to the Herald say
the Cabinet will be reconstructed In Janu
ary. Campbell and Guthrie go-out.
Breckenridge will be Attorney General;
Cushing, Secretary of State; Dobbin, Sec
retary of the Treasury; Mason, Secretary
of the Navy; also, an entire change In the
foreign appointments. Msrcy Is going to
Thia, coming from the Herald, is to be
received as its usual gossiping nonsense.
Eds. Statesman and Democrat.)
O-The Savannah News saya, that previ
ous to the death of the, late Samuel Chap
man editor of the Savanah Journal and Court
ier, a few weeks since, that gentleman pur
chased a lot in Laurel Grove Cemetery, to
be appropriated especially as' a place of
Burial for printeri. The purchase was hard
ly completed when he himself was called to
the mansions of the ..blessed, and his bodj
-became the first occupant of the tomb.
? Four tays Later from Uafope
Arrival of the Baltic Terrible Battle at &-
bastopol 5,000 Allies and 3,000 Russians
Killed and Wounded Russians Reinforc
ed 409 British Cavalry Massacred. . .
New Yobk, Nov. 27. The steamer Bal
tic arrived at Sandy Hook on Saturday night
at 13 o'clock, and reached the dock yester
day morning. She brings one htradred and
forty-eight passengers; amongst them, Hoo.
Reverdy Johnston, Donn Piatt, Secretary
of Legation at Paris, and Bearer of Des
patches. - V : - .
The Africa arrived at Liverpool on the af
ternoon of the 12th. The Indiana arrived
at Southampton on the Mth. .
The news ia extremely interesting.'
The news of the massacre of the English
Light Cavalry under Lord Cardigan is main
ly confirmed. They charged a Russian bat
tery of thirty gunB, and lost four hundred
dead; only two hundred returned. Since
then there has been incessant and sanguina
ry fighting. ; ,
Tiifi allipij f,,rpa nrn lmn.-t niiarirtati.li.
...I .w ,i. . . .
ed, and the most urgent request , IS sent for
instant reinforcements. Fifty thousand
Frenchmen are li lu inntnntlir ai.nt nn.l ' o flourished wiltitn me memory 01 tne present gen
r reni.nmen are to oe instantly sent, and ev- . fJliln ,ull tKSH U,on vaSue tradif on. Asa states-
ery available steamer is taken, including the
L.uropa, Alps, lutliana, and others.
On the 4th of November there was a san
guinary engagement, and on the 5th a terri
ble combat, including a sortie, and a rjener
al attack by JlenschikofPs army. The bat
tle lasted from daybreak until four o'clock
in the afternoon. Both sides claim the vic
tory. The English took some ono htuwlred
prisoners. . The Russians stormed several
batteries, and silenced the guns. The loss
of the allies is five thousand, and the Rus
sian loss eight thousand. The Czar's two
sons were in the battle. The battle was
resumed by tho Russians the next day, the
6th, and we do not yet know the result. The
allies are preparing to storm before the Rus
sians can recover their losses. A practica
bla breach ia effected. .
Russia, with a view of complicating the
negotiations, notifies that she will treat di
rect with Austria on the four points.
Tho entire infantry force of the Russians
at Sebastopc-I is 43,000, and the cavalry and
artllery will swell the number, to 60,000
men. The best that can be said for news
. i l. ' it-
l' " V VI ,lvy HI llt,C 10 1 11 It V ifa I O J I 11
A succession of hard fights 'have been
fought, and victories gained, each victory
costing as rrfuch as a defeat. At the same
time, so closely have tliose affairs been drawn
that the Russiuns, equally with the allies,
claim the advantage. It is now admitted
that the defences at Sevastopol were under
rated; the bravery of the enemy underrated,
and the force ol Monschikoff in the field al
The massacre of the English light caval
ry, before reported, arose from misconstruc
tion of orders. Six hundred und seven cav
alry rode over the field a mile anda half un
der a cross-fire ol thirty guns, in a quarter
of an hour, all were killed except 193
Gen. Canrobert's ollicial report of the bat
tle of the 5th November, says that the Rus
sian army was swollen by reinforcements
from the Danube, as veil as by the combined
reserves of all tho Southern provinces, and,
animated by the presence of the Grand
Dukes Micha-'l and Nicholas, attacked, yes
terday, November 5ih, the right of the Eng
lish position before Sebastopol. The Eng
lish sustained tho attack with most remark
able firmness und solidity. I supported it
by a portion, of Gen. llroquot's division,
which (ought with admirable vigor, as wcllt
ns by the troops which were nearest to the
English position. Tho enemy, who far out
numbered our force, beat a retreat, with a
loss estimated at from 8,000 to 9,000 men.
The struggle lasted tho whole day. At the
same time, Gen. Forev was forced to repulse
it sortie made by the garrison, and under his
enerjveue command the enemy were driven
back into the place, with a loss ot 1,000 kill -
cil and wounded. Tins brilliant day, which
was not purchased without considerable loss
by the allies, does the greatest honor to our
arms. The siege continues with regularity.
(Signed) C.i n robeut.'
Up to Tuesday afternoon, the 14th, no of
ficial account j had been received by the Eng
lish government from Lords Raglan or
St-atford de R tdclilTe, relative to the action
of 'the 6th, but advices were received at Liv
erpool on tho morning of the.Sth, which sup
ply a few additional particulars. The right
wing of the English army,' which was at
tacked by the Russians, consisted of foot
guards, and the 2d, 3d and 4th divisions.
At Vienna, the prevalent opinion was that
a few more such victories would compel the
allies to raise the siege.
Menschikoh? in a despatch to Paskiewich,
says it will be impossible for the allies to
coutinue the siege, and I will continue to
chastise their termerity.
The London Times'' correspondent tele
graphs that Canrobert had assured the French
goverment that the Rtissiahs were so weak
ened in the affair of the 5th that for ten days
they would not bo in a position to resist an
assault on the town; nnd that the means to
make the attempt. The correspondent calls
the allies' loss 5,000, of English, French and
A telegraphic despatch, dated St. Peters
burg, 12th, states that Menschikoff reports,
to tho Emperor under date of Noaember Cth,
from Sebastopol that, on the 5th, the gar
rison made two sorties one against tho right
flank, which was sucessful, and resulted in
the capture of one the English batteries, the
guns in which were spiked. There was
great loss on both sides. A second sortie
was completely sucessful also; the Russians
spiked fifteen guns. Jmcdiately afterwards,
a French infantry division, pursuing the re-,
tiring Russians, attempted to mount to ass
ault, but was thrown back with considerable
A Scamp from Coshocton! About the
Cth of April last a fellow named Hiram II.
Fox, a resident of Coshocton 'county, sold
his wife's farm for a large amount of money,
and left for the West, intending, he said, to
purchase another farm. " Instead of doing
so, he went to Fulton, Ohio, and was there
married to Froha Hamilton, on the 2d of Ju
ly. The lady to whom he was married, had
at the same time, a husband living iu Indi
ana; so it seems that both have been guilty
of the crime of bigamy. ,:
, A reward of $200 will be civen for the ar
rest of Hiram H, Fox and his new wife.
Any information of the whereabouts of the
parties should bo addressed to Mrs. Lidia
Fox, West Lafayette, Coshocton, Co. Ohio.
.The following is a . description .of the
scamp! , , . . ,,; :. . ' .'-,
"Fox is a man about five feet, seven or
eight inches in height, of thin visage, fair
complexion, very macK eyes, .oman nose,
and has two large scars on- the back of his
neck . ., The: two middle fingers of the right
hand are cut on close to tne nana, be also
has his name marked on his left arm with
India ink: He is a ship carpenter by trade,
but can work Rt any kind of wood work, such
as car bu ilding, coopering, etc." :
,,;It ia hoped , that the press generally will
give publicity to these facts that the acoun
drej may be caught.'
" (KTSii thousa'nd dollars' has been raised
In New York for thei relief of the destitute
passengers from the Wreck V the "packet
ahip New ESra. ","J " ;
; PROSPECTUS 185 '5
TAB OFFICIAL PAPF.R OP COSGRESS, A50
. : n tnrria fun i ua rturin.
LORD BROUGHAM, in hia "Historical
Sketches of Slalom who ioor'nhfd ta th time
Gorpa tl Third," le mh tvmirtabte BT-'
iioiilei. Uowinf lb great lost tuilalned by KiigltBd
iu lue bilor of ilt (talesman, anil of II national pro
ftit, iurtw;b tho loipsrlccl tut ef fllMaentarT
teno'liug in lormcr Uuioi. Ho opens Un life of Lord
'Tberela hardly o modern limes wh tb.
rrnnilnn. naihaua. of Lord Some t. bo (II o laiS
a apace Jo onr bitlory, and ol wbom w know o lit
ti,tsLonl Cbatan; and yeh talne person 10 wbam
ererr on would atone polar. If desired to le
moat successful statesman and nmt brilliant or, tor"
Ibat this eoootry ever prodoerd. Or Lord Bower, la
deed, we cao scarcely be said to know anything at alt.
That be wm person of miimrioachable lnU';'-llT, a
juil;e of great canaciiy snd learning, a Srm Mend of
rbei'ti. but a cautious and safe counselor lu most dtBl
eult emergencies, all are ready to acknowledge. But
thtadtaor.tv wiiisb he possessed among Uiseolempoia
i ies, the tiiSuouc wuich his sound and practical wis
dom exercised over Ihcir proceedinss, the se-rlce
which he was thus enabled to render Is steering tn
Constitution safe through the nirllrliigt'ines,ard sav
in; d from arbitrary power without paying Hie prlc
of our liberties in anarrlrr and btoodshed Say, con
dueling lira whole proceedings of a revolution with n't
Un deliberation, and almost iu the forms, of an ordi
nary lpul proceeding, have surrounded his name wltn
ainillt liiiporlshaUlo glory, which, in tbocontrrst
of our d. k I'noraticu respecting all the pariicnla a
sod dukiiU ofhls life, rfves the fl 'ure something al.o-
cmbcr nivslerious nnd ideal. It is now nnfortanaieiy
i loo late, bv snpplving this Information, to nUuptue
j oulllne ;l,uu lue meager records of his times have led
ins. Butit is singular how much of Lord ciuitbam,
man. Indeed, he Is known lu us by IticVjuonls wuico
bi-iory has recorded to hive happened under his ad
mia.slralion. Yet even of hi shuns In bringing these
bout, little has been preserved of detail. So, f.a;r
ni.-ius of his speeches have beep handed itovu tofsb
but tlioso boar so very small a proportion to llior tror
.1 ff'in.ia C-imi, wlltl'h MS f'llinllO OCA lia I
l.ut far morels manifestly lost than has reuched us;l
has reii Deuiuu it.
wli da of his written compositions but a lew letters uite
l illierto been given to tiie world.
Tlie Imperfect slate of parliamentary rcporliug
tiie "real cuuso of this blaiiK." '
Viiat Somen and Chatham havo lost In f.niio by tho
oiilivion of till the masterly erJbrtsof theirminds which,
wielding Ihe power of Parliament, Conducted lira
m'ri'h "f Hie Government during their connection will
li. lue history of the nation hasiilso lost ful want of tho
vir;or and verily, the clearness, the freluies and beau
ty wilh which its events and their casse mljhl have
been preserved iu the luminous eloquence ofltsora-
lO , ;
Tho jrc.it men who conducted onr Kevolulionrrry
slriiSKlu in the Continental Congress havo left no his
ioi v behind them of lite views and event which, had
1'ieW birth in their debates, except in the meager form
ula of a journal. The fervid feeling or the Hour, u
I impelliiiz circumstances, tho argument, tho eager con
i l -oversv which sel tho subject in every variety of light.
pyseu away wiui inu urcamu.i.fc.io moil, uiiuiiiiivv.
ml men wno were uoi sui pujweu, m um ujmiiuu ui
l.o .1 ('!: I ll: III . In
hive bequeathed' to- posterity nothing of tho eloquence
the master statesmen 01 tne woriu.-
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! CT0,JH 1,3 tht-y o.nerpo mamp thcmnotvM
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Washington City, October 18, JKM. 41i-, ,y,
Railroad Accident. Another fearful!ao
cident has taken place from a collision of
railroad trains, causing loss of life,
On Saturday, morning a wood .and freight
train ran into each other on the Jlichigan
Central Railroad' twelve rhilea ' north of
Niles, Michigan, by which the locomotive1
of the -wood train waa eompleteIy : destroy.;
ed, drivjng a car of wood into a boj car, net
to the engine, containing several' Irishmen
seated around a stove,, killing six of then!"
and horribly mutilating eeveral othet'a.! "