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THE BELMONT CHRONICLE.
AND FARMERS, MECHANICS, AND MANUFACTURERS' ADVOCATE.
Iff SBIWS."!flt. 5. NO. . ST. CLIIrSIILLI, OHIO, PRID1V, FEBRT.IRY i, 1853. WHOLE M, 7T
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SOME THINGS LOVE ME.
BY T. BUCHANAN READ.
AH within ondall without roe
Feel a melancholy thrill;
And the darkness hangs nhout me,
Oh how stllll
To my feet, the river gUdeth
Through the shadow, sullen, cmrk;
On the Btrcam the white moon ndcth,
Like a horqltc.
And the linden leans above me.
Till 1 think some things there, be,
In this dreary world that love me.
Even me !
Gentle flowers ore springing near me,
Shedding sweetest breath around.
Countless voices riso to choer me,
From the ground.
And the lone bird comes-I hear it .
In the tall nnd windy pine
Tour the sadness of its epiiit
There it swings and I ings above me,
'Till I think some ihingi there bo
In this dreary wot Id that love me,
E en mc !
Now the moon bath floated to me,
On the stream 1 tee it sway,
Swinging, boat-like, is 'twould woo mo,
And the stars bend from the autre,
1 could reach them where I lie.
And they whisper all the pleasure
Of the sky.
There they hang and smile above mc,
'Till I think svinc things there bo
In the very heavens that lovo me,
liven mc I
A WINDY NIGHT.
BY T. BUCHANAN READ
Mow and aloof,
Over the tool,
How the tempests swell and roar!
Though no foot is astir,
Though the cat and the cur
Eie dozing along the kitchen floor,
There arc feet ol air
On every stair!
Through every hall
Through each gutty door,
There's a jostle and bustle,
Willi a silken rustic, -Like
the meeting of guests at a festival .
Alow and aloof,
Over the roof,
How the stormy tempests swell !
And make the vane
On the spire complain
They heave at the steeple with might and main;
And burst and sweep
Into the bcllrey OB the bell 1 .
They smite it so hard, and they. mile it so well,
That the sexton tosses his arms in sleep
And dreams he is ringing a funeral knell.
Farmer snug and Farmer slack—the
I have lately made some observations upon
Ike difference between farmers, which, with
yom leave. I should like to lay before your
- ''in"'..; first place, let us examine the pre-
of a wod farmer. His burns and out-,
n,,a, , are a Perfect model of neatness,
buildings a e a ? Qn
Not a hoard ... inJa ,nd ln0Wei
barn, to let in the winl" ble. uj, yards
do not show the want of tin," ,
consequently, he does not toMJJ
his manure that most valuable ana -
.r icleinsll iuiprovements In efrfoJ-
? - of retting "ound the yards and
SSL " t trolling this neighbors. Ask
Me.rCR.but be would
r? long J c"id bu,n T
not as lout, scientific farmer.
UiE View"U premiscsof the farmer
, . ,,, jiflurence. His barns
opener L XB kcCP th
(and oftener no of wm
Cnle ffto UyZ eh - the 5 -X
te. , lli that is valuable going to
l"b:"5 denote the same want of
"Mt a . .out on In some places only the
eare wnlB-re visiblfi 80 that with the
U5Cet es own cattle can go from fie.
the lirrbage that his own so much reiiuirc,
judging from their npperarance. Such is the
ftirm of neighbor Slack as he is termed.
Ask him to tuke an agricultural paper and
mark his answer ninety-nine cases out of
one hundred him or his prototype will tell
you no I want nore of your liook-farmituj.
He is contented to go on in the suinc routine
of life his father did before him. To such I
WOtlld say, of the two, give me the book
farnic-, for thut is the kind of fanning for
mc. Moreover, I would nsk what is it that
makes the difference between the two farms
I have represented. One lakes an agricul
tural journal and studies his p-ofession, while
the other dees not. The contrast is drawn
from facts which have lately come under my
observation, and are not exaggerated.
Woman's Ru;hts. We hear much doleful
croaking from the ill-favored and ill-conditioned
portion of the "fair sex" of the rights
and wrongs of women. Antiquated spinsters,
and unhappy wives of husbaiMtawho are the
"weaker vessels," with a few Editorial "old
women in breeches," fill the ears and the
newspapers of the world with a constant
clamor of their woes and wants.
In no country in the world are women so
well and tenderly treated as in the United
States. Morally, socially, and intellectually,
they are the acknowledged equals of men. In
politics only are they regarded as ciphers in
the States. And yet these noisy champions
of "woman's rights" arc insisting upon the
monstrous absurdity of enacting laws to make
female voters, and .of revolutionizing public
opinion toa point that shall make seacaptuins
nnd military generals of the "strongminjed
women" of the nation.
The day that woman draggles her petticoats
in the mire of politics, and mingles with the
rowdy influences of the bullot-box, the in
stitution of marriage will be at an end, and
society will rapidly relapse into barbarism.
Woman has her rights, as well as her duties;
but they do not lie in this direction. She
has a right to be beautiful; a right to be pro
tected; a right to exercise her conjugal af
fections and her maternal instincts; n right
to reign in our hearts, but not on our thrones.
Her duties are, to nurse and to nurture, to
mould and to educate; to love and bless and
adorn the world. She was not made to lead
armies, to sway sceptres, to command ships.
Her true "sphere" is purely a domestic one;1
her true home is by our hearths and in our ;
hearts; and we boldly assert that there never
has been, since the pleasant morning when
Eve first bloomed in Eden, a well-formed,
harmoniously developed woman w ho has i
sighed or sought for any other "sphere" in i
which to move or reign. There does not'
exist on the earth to-day a woman who is
beautiful and healthy, loving and beloved,
happy, and imparting happiness, that is notj
entirely contented to leave politics to men,
and the wrongs of women to be mitigated tt
righted by the softening and elevating in
fluences of education and religion. Ar. Y.
The Rural New Yorker says that a potato,
if frozen, and immediately put into cold wa
ter, does not recover, but is totally changed,
and becomes a flaccid sack of unsavory, gum
my matter, of a very disagreeable odor its
original properties entirely changed or lost;
but if, while in a frozen state, they are thrown
one by one into the water constantly boiling,
they are no way affected, and are as edible
as when first taken from the earth. This is
an anomaly to the action of the cold, which
may be true when applied to othervegetahles,
of which we are unadvised, but it is a fact
worth knowing, as it may on some occasion
meet the necessities of almost every family,
especially in those countries where cellars are
difficult of construction.
Tolerance of l'rokslant Clergymen in l'ar
i$. Hev. Dr. Cook, Wesleyan preacher in
l'aris, was sometime since threatened by the
commissary of police with a prosecution it his
meeting was not closed. He addressed a let
ter to the prefect, in which he said, "I
had the honor of replying to Mr. Commissary
that I could not give up the ministry, and that
I should that same evening preside at the
public worship which takes place at our chap
el." No further steps have been taken a
gainst him, though whether the prosecution
has been abandoned or only postponed, is left
fj7"jAn Ingenione trick lias been twice
practiced upon the famous and fushionable
liouse of the Stewarts in New York. About
a year since, a well-dressed lady called in and
selected u shawl, the price of which was ijjSfiOO.
She handed out n thousand dollar bill, which
i the clerk questioned. She took it back, and
. appeared to he indignant, when on reflection
she handed over another and genuine bill on
: the same bank, and requested that it betaken
to a bank. This was done, and the bill pro
' nouueed to be genuine. The lady then put
it In her purse, shaking her pretty head omi
nously at' thrj clerk who had dared to insinuate
that her money was not god. She started
to go out, the poor clerks making all sorts of
, apologies. But on reflection, she returned
the shawl pleased her it was so very beauti
ful sho would not permit her excited 'cellngl
to deprive her of an article that pleased her
bo well. She would have the shawl put up.
The smiling clerk had it ready in a jiffy. She
handed out u thousand dollar bill on the same
. bank--tlie clerk thought it was the same.
, They gve her tjj)400 change and the fair one
left withhe shawl and the change. On muk
. ing a deposHjn the afternoon, however, they
, founiJ that tlierrHLwas a straight ouLuiimrr
feit. The lady had sTTillHtl lllft'good and bad
to suit her own purposes, coolly leaving the
, bad one in the hands of the Stewarts carry
I ing oil' their $100 of good money and their
rich shawl. A few weeks since we are in
, formed, the same fine trick was again played
,on the same house, the only difference being
, that the beautiful ludy on this occasion took
1 two 8700 shuwla, left two ono thousand
counterfeit notes, and received back 100 in
good cash in change. Hartford Times.
Excitement in Wellsville.
We learn from the Wellsviile Patriot that
quite an excitement prevails in that town,
caused by the premature death of two citizens
This together with an attack by delirium
tremens of some two or three, so outraged
the feelings of the citizens that they turned
out in htrn numbers on Friday evening last
and marched down to L S. Cope's grocery,
where, it was thought, the inhabitants obtain
ed their principal supplies of whiskey. So
great was the exritement, and so great the
out-burst of popular indignation, that many
feared the Mob Law, with all its horrors, wt,s
about to reign, lietter counsels however pre
vailed, and tho crowd separated nfter putting
an injunction upon Cope not to sell any more
Whiskey. On Saturday night the crown a
gain assembled and visited all the doggeries,
giving the owners notice that (hoy must quit
the liquor tnific, or abide the consequences.
The citizensof Wcllsvillehave been moved
to this course by the titter lameness and in
cotnpatacity of their State Laws. If the laws
will not help them to expel the grog shops,
they are determined to do it themselves.
John G. Saxe, says many witty things in
rylime, and not always Without a moral.
Here is one of his 'drives' at Proud Flesh:
Because you flourish In worldly ufl'airs,
Don't be haughty and put on airs
With Insolent pride of station!
Dori'l be proud, and turn up your n:tso
At poorer people, in plainer clothes,
But learn lor the s ike ofyonr Blinds repose.
That Wealth's a babble that comes and goes!
Anil that all Proud Flesh, whatever il grows,
Is subject to irritation.
BvoqT. Lines left by a trave'er upon the
bed where he attempted to sleep, at a hotel
not far from the city of lloston:
A hi'cgy chaise or a lu?gy wagon,
Is well enough the road to drag on;
But u traieli r is hard bestead,
Who id forced to sleep on a buggy bed.
The Great West.
The St. Louis Republican gives some
interesting statistics in showing the rapid
growth of several western cities:
The exports nt Peoria, 111., for the past
year are set down at $1,086,619. The
estimated value of merchandize sold (or that
will be sold by the 4lh March,) will he about
9896,387. In February, I8,"j2, the
population was ascertained to be 7,314.
There are 111 stores, of every kind, set era1
factories, two distilleries, four steam flouring
mills, two steam planing and sash factories,
and eight, steam engines in operation in the
cabinet, plow and other factories, selling
$1,686,619 and making a grand total of
Chicago is claimed to be the centre of
thirteen railroads, radiating in all directions.
The entire distance traversed by these roads
is estimated at over 3,000 miles. In 1830,
the entire value of produce exported 1,000,04.
In 1840, the population was 4,843; now it is
40,000. The total value of real estate and
personal property in the county and city is
estimated at this time at SlJ,0Sj,O37, which
showes an increase over the amount returned
In 1861, of 82,002,180. In 1839, it was only
$1,8J!),4:20. During the past year, the
exports were os follows: Flour 41.000
barrels, 339,410 bushels wheat, 3,829,648
bushels corn, 1,698,749 bushels outs, 130,810
bushels barley, 407,728 barrels beef, 111,003
barrels pork. Received 839,30 1 pounds wool,
120,000,000 feet of lumber, 01,000,000 shin
gles, 28,000,000 laths.
The total amount of importations of
of Dubuque for the year reached 23,920 tons,
having a cash value of 1,079,370. The
ir.iportationsof the same articles in 1851,
amounted to 20,002 tons, at n cash valuation
Of 8 1 ,17o,207,40 showing an increase of
of nearly half a million dollars.
The exports for the same period amounted
to 8029,140,50 of w hich the leading article
was lead, amounting to 1 10,000 nigs valued
at $348,000. The other domestic productions
amounted to 41,740. In 1851, the exports of
all the enumerated articles, amounted to
$233,839 being an increase of 8395,901,50.
The number of steamboat arrivals was
117 being un increase of 07 over last year.
The average freight on the above importations
from St. Louis this year will not fall far short
The average crops in Iowa for the past year
have been good. A good grain crop has
been realized by the farmers in northern
The average price of wheat, for the past
year at Dubuque, ranged from 50 to 60 cts;
corn 25 to 28c; oats 18 to 20c; barley 30 to
32c; timothy seed from $2 to $2,50; clovet
$7; flaxseed $ 1 ; white beans 3, but now
can be bought for $1; potatoes 60 to 65c,
onions 50 to 60; mess pork $10 to $18 pet
barrel; smoked hams 8 to 10c; sholders 7 tC
8c; ribs and sides 8 to 10c; lard 10c: buttei
I2 to 15c; cheese 10 to 12(c; eggs 10 tC
The population of Dubuque, nearly a year
ago, was 6,000; it is now computed at nearly
steubenville and Indiana Railroad.
We undestand that A. L- Frazer, Esq
with his assistants, bus departed fur Newark
for the purpose of surveying and locating the
part of tho road between that place ant
Columbus. The prospects for a speedj
tenaijaifon of this great enterprise are no
i TTsTlattering as tho most sanguine can desire
This is owing in a great measure to thi
activity of the officers and employers of thi
company. Its President, James Means. Esq.
has Bhown himself equal to the arduous
duties his office imposes upon him. Hi
management has been wise, and his energy
untiring. He has given an importan
impetus to the work by his great experience
I und tact. In J. lllickcnderfer, Esq. (th
Chief Engineer,) tho company have secure
a man, whose services ( far, hive proved
invaluable. An intimate acquaintance with
the science of civil engineering, both the
oretical and practical.well qualify him for the
duties of his office. The services of, our
townsman, Mr. Frazor, who was among, if
not the first, who originated the enterprise
u ho has devoted his time, mind ami vlgtf to
the successful completion of the road, cannot
be forgotten, He has rendered important Hold
services, and performed, we believe, with
Mt is far lion to tho company, the very Important
services entrusted him. In fact the whole
corps of engineers and officers employed,
j together with the board of Directors, deserve
the highest commendation of all interested in
this work. Herald.
j The rail is now down on the Indianapolis
road to Union, connecting the line from this
city by Dayton and Greenville. Daily trains
are advertised to run regularly from Lafayette
and Terra Haute by Indianapolis to Cincin
nati, in one day, commencing n the 1st of
The Louisville nnd Frankfort company
I have resolved to take a votq jjtbe Stock
holders on propriety of com Irulrtin a branch
I of their road from Eininenccito the Ohiorivcr,
j apposite Cincinnati, and alsd for a branch to
The line north of Troy tejToledo, on the
j Dayton and Michigan road, has been all let
I to Toledo, including tho Etjiipment, Station
I Houses, &c, Mr. Dolittle, lie efficient con
tractor on the line, has thoj whole contract,
but the terms have not trattpired.
The Delaware Gazette states that the
Springfield and Mount Venn Company have
recently sold $500,000 of (heir bondt, at the
East, on advantageous ternjs, nnd that the
Little Miami Company has taken $200,000 of
their stork, ami agreed to rl:n the road, for a
trrm oT years, in connection with their road.
The Lebanon Star says the subscriptions
on the "straight line" roadj from Xenia, by
Lebanon to this city, with, "an arm to Spring
field," are 'mounting up,' arid that the road
will be made in two years,
The Board of Directors of tho Maysville
and Big Sandy Railway Company invite prr-
! posals for the graduation and masonry of the
road between Maysville and Springville, In-
1 tending to coiiunenco the w ork about the first
Quite a number of contractors on the Pitts
burgh and Stetibenville Railroad, ve under
stand, have left without giving notice, after
! receiving their estimate and what is worse,
j foi getting to pay their laborers.-&Veui. Herald.
Some of the Cincinnatians are strongly in
; favor of abandoning the WMWater canal
' and building a railway in its stead. This,
We thiol;, would be a gootl change, provided
; they could secure it ugainst floods, which
! have always been the ruintion,of the canal.
The Ohio and Mississippi Railway begins
' to make quite show in the tray of an embank
inent through the bottom, between the Miami
river and this place. They have a good force
nt work, and intend putting the line through
to this place immediately.
i A passenger car was put on the track of
the L. & U. M. Railway on Monday last.
We shall alter this have a regular line
through to Greenshurgh MeCall having es
tablished an omuibua line to intersect the
railway some 22 miles from this place.
Lawrenceburgh (a.) Register,
Louisville and CoviNOTON Railway.
We understand that two corps of Engineers
have been formed, and are about entering the
field for the final survey of the road.
Award of Louis NUroLEON I!i the
: Portuguese Difficulty. The New York
' Herald learns by a private letter that Louis
Napoleon, to whom was referred, as arbiter,
the cjaim made by our government against
j Portugal, for indemnification for the lo-s of
I the privateer General Armstrong, has decided
i against the claim, and in favor of Portugal,
i Any other decision could scarcely have been
expected from such uu arbiter.
Grand Lodge of Ohio L O. O. F.
The Grand Lodge, which met at Dayton,
elected the following officers:
John Hamilton, of Lancaster, M W Grand
C W Cowan, of St Mary's, R W Deputy
Alexander E Glenn, of Columbus, R W
James S McGinnis, of Chillicothe, R W
William P Slater, of Urbana, R VV Gram
Charles F Wistarh, of Cincinnati, Grant
The number of Lodges in the State, is tW(
hundred nnd two; number of members
fourteen thousand three hundred and twenty
i This exhibits an increase of seventeer
Lodges and sixteen hundred nnd si venty-sij
members within the yeur ending June 30th
During the same tiinetherohave been Initiate!
2,233; deceased lOoj rtMended 97; expelled
3 ;.. The r-veipts fur, the year. $!2.0!l
Expended for rlie(Bpp3S,871.29; cxpendet
for relief of widows jprf orphans, $2,2G1.38
expended for burying the dead, $4,233.57.
The next Session of the Grand Lodge will
, be held in Zancsville.
The proceedings of the late Ohio Loco
Foco State Convention are very significant
It was held on the 8th inst. The Conveii
tion came to tho consideration of the Haiti
I more Platform, and laid it on the table. I
, then took up and reaffirmed the ancient Anti
j Slavery platform of the party in the State
s Hero is open rebellion. Tho glove of de
, fiance is flung down in the very teeth of tin
t incoming Administration. The Fugftlv
j Slave Law is spit upon, the Compromise di
f owned the pro-slaveryism of tho party defied
d Gentlemen, this will never do. Agitatio
I must Cease' Of wiiot use nre "adjustments"
and "settlements" and "platforms," if they
or" not to starirl a single twelvemonth?
Here is business fur '.he UOiOfl Safety Com
mittee. Let be attended to. Let no time
be lost. Delaya arc dangerous. Sound the
alarm bell. The Union in thiealened. The
country is in danger. Will not the Cotton
pulpits speak! Where are the Union-saving
J Journals! A remedy is wanted. A remedy!
j Has any gentleman su' !i a thing ns a "Com
promise" abou' him ! .Y. Y. Tribune.
A PITIFUL DODGE.
A call of the Senate for information lately
brought to light from the Executive archives
a brief correspondence in ISiO between Sir
H. L. Rulwer, British Embassador, and Hon.
I John H. Clayton, then Secretary of State, i
I wherein It 'WSI agreed that the Nicaragua!
Treaty, just before negotiated between them,
did not affect cither w ay the rights of the
British to the Ualize territory called by them
' British Honduras, Hereupon Mr Clayton &.i
. the Whigs in power were vehemently assail-j
I ed by certain Democratic leaders in the,
Senate os having betrayed Ameriran in-!
terests, truckled to Great Britain, and privately
signed away ull thut the Nicaragua Treaty ,
I intended to secure and all that secured their .
assent to the Treaty,
, Thus r ' assailed, Mr. Clayton submit-j
ted to the ; c a brief correspondence he !
had, In July, 1850, on this very subject, with :
Hon. Wm R. King, then Chairman of the ;
Senate's Committee of Foreign Affairs,!
wherein Mr. King fully and unequivocally
affirmed that the Nicaragua Treaty wob dis-
linctly understood by the Senate not to af-j
! feet in any manner the British title or claim
(whatever it may be) to that they cail Briii.h
j The vindication did not stop' here. Gov.
Seward followed up Mr. Clayton! stagpring
blow by showing that Cien. Taylor, had, just
; before his death, sent a Message to the Senate, ,
officially apprising them that the Nicaragua j
j Treaty did not affect nor contemplate the:
British claims to the Baliie, and that The
National Intelligencer, when publishing the
I Treaty, gave a semi-official exposition of it,
asserting the same thing. There was more i
I testimony to the same point but what need
of it! " j
Since tnen, Messrs. Cass, Sou'e, ccc. have ,
been anxiously seeking some escape from the
dilemma in w hich they bed recklessly Involv
ed themselves, by persevering attempts to in-'
volve the question in the smoke of false!
j issues. That the 'Bay slsnds,' offllonduras,
which Great Britain has recently assumed to '
j make a Colony ol, are no part of the Balizet
I territory that the rights of Groat Britain at ,
j the Balize i:re iliusury or Untitled or only
possessory and temporary that her ter
' oto' uJ. pH!teu-i"ii- io that quarter have been
I unwarrantably extended that fhe has not in !
I other respects complied with her stipulations
, in the Nicaragua Treaty that she ought ere j
this to have w ithdrawn from the Mosquito
I territory, dtc, &C. have all beu asserted
I and talked about, with the obvious intent of I
' breaking the force of Mr. King's letter and,
the testimony as to the cotemporaneous e.x-j
' position of the Nicaragua Treaty embodied
j in Gov. Seward's Speech.
Gentlemen! it won't do! You have made
j an unwarrantable onslaught on Mr. Clayton
j and the Administration of which he forni 'd a;
' part, and have been singally discomfited. Voul
I have not a leg left to stand on. And you will
i not be able to draw the Whigs into the posi-j
1 tion of apologists for any actual Infringement!
of the N icaragua Treaty vvirch Great Britain ;
I has been guilty of. All the complaints you
now make are founded on the provisions of I
that very Nicaragua Treaty yon now proclaim ;
j so worthless, unless it includes the Balize. f
j Great Britain has violated the Treaty, hold
! her to a strict responsibility! You have
already both branches, and will soon have
the Executive also. Hake her justify or
retract her alleged seizure of the Bay islands,
her failure to abandon her Mosquito protege,
' &c, &.C., but do not seek to cover your retreat
from the Clayton foray by any sham fight
with her. And do not further reiterate the
: falsehood that Mr. Clayton has conceded the
, British supremacy at the Balize. Whatever
rights Great Britain muy have had before the
Nicaragua Treaty she still pussesses, and
nothing more. If she had none then, she I
I has noi:o now; if she had only a temporary
right to cut logwood belore, she has no more
' since. Settle one question at a time, and all
will bo clear; but don't go dodging under
every log and root, like a fish with a hook in
, his tlirout. A'. Y. Tribune.
I Monongalia Iron Works. We are grat
1 ified to learn that these works, with the lands
I and appurtenances thereunto attached, were
sold a lew days since, by M. Gay, Esq., to
I Messrs. Samuel McKelvey & Frederick I).
Kay, of Pittsburgh, for the neat sum of $35,
i 000 which is a clever advance on the last
preceding purchase, and yet much below the
. intrinsic value of the property,
i The present owners are said to bo gen'le-
men of large capital and to posess an amount
, 1 of energy and enterprise, that will ensure the
I successful prosecution of the important branch
, of industry to which they have turned their
. attention. They have already taken posaes
I sion, and are preparing to make Iron on an
I : extensive scale.
The Spring-Hill Furnace is in full blast
I running day and night, and turning out a large
quantity of metal.
We hear it rumored that somebody has
I been looking at Clinton Furnace, on Booth's
- Creek, with a view to its resuscitation; and
. that there is a talk of putting Rock Forge in
- motion at early day. We hope these reports
may prove true. Employment Would thus be
t allbrded fuf scores of men and a large mim-
- ber of teams) und u home market secured for
. all the surplus produce of the (arms in this
- and the neighboring counties.
I What a pleasing thing it would be to have
l the Rails of the "Morgnntown and Indepen-
- donee Railroad," manufactured on the spot!
I. And how much more patriotic, us well us
n Democratic, would it bii to ridu on our 0WH
rails, instead of binding down the excellent
ore of our inniinti?ic w ith British iron of an
inferior quality. Mrrrantown Mirror.
From the Ohio State Journal.
OHIO LOCOFOCOISM ABROAD.
The New York Herald has a correspond
ent in this city, who gives the following
graphic sketch of the Eighth of January Con
vention. We trust, every Loco!oco in Ohio
will read it. It is rich:
Cott7BO,OhtO, Jan. 10, 1C3.
BcTamblt for Qtice Th Parties mj their
Lei t'en I'clit ioi I Episode.
I would tba' you could have been here on
the 8th, to hat e w ItMssssJ one of the richest
and most exciting political Bcenes which had
transpired in many a day. The "Buckeye"
democracy were out in their urengtb. "Old
Hunkero" in abundance were here for days
before the convention, bowing and scraping,
and tottering around Ihe "young 'iins," drop
ping the promises of crumbs into their open
mouths w ith great liberality. It is said that
every office in this State in liie gift of the in
coming Administration has been promised
dOBe Us of times to d.zms srf applicants. In
fact, the contest, th.-u.'ii local in form, has
been national in its character. Ostensibly,
it WSJ for nominating a candidate for gover
nor, and other Stale officers; but in fact it
has turned on the question, which brunch of
the democracy shall have the ear of the Presi
The first branch is headed by the Hon. Wil
liam Allen, of whom you have heard, or might
have heard, at any time when he was in the
Senate, within five miles of Washington Ci
ty; he is generally known by the name of "Bill
Allen" here, but sometimes is ca'led ' Earth
quake Allen," and Sometimes, "Colonel Al
len," by those who want office and have vet
to learn of his pobticaljfaM. : He''is the same
renowned Senator who was killed bt Critten
den, und who gave up his place ns Chairman
of the committee on Foreign Relation--. I
suppose you know by this time w hom I mean.
Well, he heads one branch of the democraf'o
party o! Ohio, and around him gathered all
the "old fagiee" who want offi;e under
Pierce's administration, such as Sawver.
sometimes known as "Sausage Sawver,"
Wilson Shannon, w ho, you know, went on. .;
tO California, and others of u similar cast,
whom the peopie had DlOOtly forgot, until they
now creep out from their dens, in which they
have laid in a torpid state for some t ears,
hoping that President Pierce w ill sm:le npon
them, and warm them into existence. These
all rallied round Medlll as their candidate fur
The other branch are the kiting, breathing,
soul-stirring.'-go-ahead" younj Democrats of
Ohio. These are headed by Hon. G. W. Ma
ny penny, who wii their candidate for Goer
nor. He is an acting, working, honest man,
fit for any place in the government w here ho
nesty, Intelligence and labor are needed. He
has the heart of the masses '.hey all but
These men cam? in contact at the State
Convention last year, when delegates were
appointed to the National Con.en ion. Prob
ably you never heard of it in New York, but
here, in Ohio, it was known that Allen was
a candidate for President, because he told uz
so himself. Well, at this convention Bfany
penny carried off the laurels, Alien had r.j
Votes f'-r President. Alter this he was "dead
er" than ever; but, as I am saying, he came
forth again from the cavern with other "old
fogies," to warm himself in the liht of
Pierce's countenance. By rallying the can
didates for Marshal, Colleotorships, Post Offi
ces, &.C., he collected a formidable band n
gainst the hard-listed yeomanry, to whom he
promised offices with the Utmost assurance,
declaring, to I'.se his own strong and nervous
language, -I know General Pierce, Sir, I
know every fibre of his heart; my promises
will be fulfilled." The contest was very
doubtiul for several days. At length Gover
nor Wo. id, (whose term of holding office will
soon expire in Ohio, and stay expired, and
whose eyes are therefore turned Washington
ward, feeling sure of success, whatever may
be the character of Pierce's administration,
having been on one siJo of the Fugitive bill
in his inaugural, and on the other side in his
message) I say, at length he threw his in
fluence in with the other old fogies, and they
succeeded by a majority of two votes in no:n
mating Mcdill, although ail the other candi
dates nominated were Uaneypenny'e friends,
and the men of his choice. You should have
seen ihe tall Senator then nuking his strides
for the telegrapli office, and. on "lightning's
.t ings," went the news to Washington und
Concord of his victory. But, ulas! the joy
was too great to long endure. The commit
tee on Resolutions reported; the Baltimore
platform was given the "go by."
The object of this was quickly apprehended
by Col. Manypenny and his friends. The
principles ot the national democracy were to
be sacrificed, to render sure the success of
the Allen ticket, by conciliating the freesoil
ers. This was not to be endured. The
President of the Convention, a wa-m friend
of Col. Manypenny, and of the principles of
the Baltimore platform, which had carried
Pierce so successfully through the campaign,
and others who felt like maintaining the na
tionality of the party, had u resolution intro
duced endorsing that platform. The resolution
was drawn up and introduced by Mr. Jewelt
chairman of tho Muskingum delegation
Manypenny 's own county. Such a fluttering
you never saw; if adopted, the vision of de.
feat, through anti-slavery influence, rose be
fore Allen and his party in great terror; if no
adopted, the fear of lost Influence at Wash
ington made their knees quake un I tremble.
So, like all men who lack nerve and princi
pie, they struck for a middle course, ued lu it
the Baltimore platform upon the table; am
there it lies, bleeding beneath the stabs o
these i. u n, who ure promising offices in tin
name of Pierce, and upon the ground that the;
"know every fibre uf his hear!;" and in thi
place of this platform they inserted the cele
brated Ohio anti-slavery resolutions, whicl
at all points aro at war uith tho Ualtlmor
MtolntioM. It is yet to be seen whether this
coursowlll receive the approbation of the
I powers thst ere soon to be. a : emsrksble
coincidence in this case exists in the fact
jthst the vote by which the Baltimore platform
was laid upon the table varies only two in
number from that by w Sich Medill 'was nom
In all this Itrofg). Colonel Manypenny
bore hlfflsell manfully. R made no bar
galna, signed no petitions to Pierce for office,
. 'T He stood firmly on mor
al principles of the party. A combination of
, 'M r"3"V "-'king "ffi.-o from the na.iona
government, and promising office with a lib
eral hand, defeated Le radical democracy by
a .mall majority. It will 9,n beeeen whe.h-
I those who promise "chickens before they
are hatched," end for the sake ofeucces
i here ley the principles orth" nations! democ-
! racy desd upon the table, w ill have cqnaUuc
, frThe Treasurer of Jefferson county, on
ye-'erday, proceeded to the Jefferson Branch
Of the Bute Bank of Ohio, nnd seized and re
moved various articles, consisting of desks,
Ubl .-. books, chairs, kc, in order to enforce
the 'lection of taxes. We understand, that
Ihe Bank claims, that the.have paid tho tax-
t ..-.!' d by th.ir charter, As they area
law abiding people, we see no ree.on why
raeh proceedings should not be settled in a
: lawful manner. The tax so attempted to be
, en dreed is claimed by the Bank, to be in vio
; lation not only of its charter, but of the con
; UttfJdti of the State. Let the law be fairly
rtjudlcated-and all law abiding citizens,
j wUI submit cheerfully to the fruit ttiishV
j Villi Ht'u'd.
I , V-'Kn "' ; Dr' D' K' Hitchcock, the
delist in Boston, reeldea In the 3d Conpre,
"oniric t, and determined at ail hazards
J o.'en.sitl,:svo,einf,vor of Mr. Edmunds,
t :e big cand.date for representative at the
recent ekct.on Finding the cars had left,
and hat he was likely to lose his vote, be
hired an engine tt his own cost, reached the
ballot box In season, and d-p-tcd his vote.
fjhe members of the Whig party generallv
followed this cours,, they would be invinci
We. The Providence Journal thinks a tooth
drawn by such a man would come q,aicker
and enter, han if it were dragged out bv
some bungling fellow, to, lazy u, rote -Low-ell
Good Rule. A man who is very rich
now, was very poor when he was a boy J
When ssked how he got his riches, ho replied
"My 'fher taught me never to play tii, n
work waa finished, and never to spend my
I money until I had earned it. f bad but an
hour's work in a day I must do that the first
thiqg, and in an ho,:r. After thi-, I fal
lowed to play; and I then coti.d play with
j ueh u,j;c p,!Ture lhan lrl hl the thought
! of an unfinished task before my mind I ear
ly formed the habit of doing every thing in
its time, and it soon became perfectly easy to
do so. It is to this I owe wy pr03perit .,
i Let etrery boy who reads this, go and do like-
05 On Saturday forenoon, on application
by the officers of the Jefferson Branch Bank
Ol this city, before Judge Jewett the Judge
ordered the Books of the Bank, which were
I smong the seiaures made bv the Countv
Treasurer for Taxes, on Thursday, to be
I rewn't The few remaining art idee, say of
I about 995 value, are left in ttalu quo, until
the legality of the Treasurer's proceedings
I be duly tested. St'.cu'i. H:-a;j.
! R.r:n PdPULATloa of Iou-.v.--We learn
, from the Iowa Republican, that the monthly
; ret,:rn f the Land Office, at Iowa City, was
deposited in the Post ofi.ee, on tiie first of
1 December for the month of November. The
j location of land in this district was .000 war
rants, and about 4 JO each entries. Two or
three hundred warrants has been the usual
work of the office. What is still better nine
;out of every ten acros of these entries were
for actual settlement. How long, at this rate,
before Iowa, will have her millions of popula
A Washington correspondent of the Ifeio
tor': Jf'ra o is demonstrating that the
people of L'lib.i ur unfit an! incapable of
sustaining a Republican Government. As
Herald is the Locofoco organ of New
York we inter from this course that fili
busterism, since the speeches of Masox and
Cass, is slightly below par. It is rather
curious to see such sentiments in the Herald
O. S. Journal.
The North American Review Is of opinion
that the annual supply of the precious metals
Will not fall below a bundled millions of dol
lars for many years, and that in a quarter of a
. century this supply will depreciate money to
one-half or one third its present value.
We have heard of births en steamboats
railroad cars, but we have to announce one
that is u little stranger still that is, a birth
in a court-room, which happened here during
the flood. Iawrenceburgh R-gis!er.
The Louisville Democrat learns that the
fare through from Louisville to Baltimore, on
the Wheeling line and Baltimore railroad,
will be but SIO.
' LlBZBIA, Senator Miller of New Jersey,
r a few days ago, moved a resolution in tho
1 Senate of the United States to acknowledge
the independence of the Republic of Liberia.
' Tnat thing ought to have been done long ago.
A native African called 'Uncle More' re
sides in Wilmington, N. C, 83 years of ago
IJ a alave. His time is chiefly employoj
I n reading the Scriptures in Arabic. Ho
1 writes the language with remarkable acctira
1 and beauty of penmanship.
' The will of R. T. Harrison, of Henry Co.
Miss, which bequeathes his whole estate,
half a million of dollars, to a little negro, waa
admitted to record at the last term of the