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JOSEPH Z. REEDER,
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EATON, 0., THURSDAY,' JLY 22, 1817.
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VOL. 4, NO. 42
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MANUFACTURER. All orders
for work in his line, promptly
attended to, mid "done up" in the most
approved style. Sliop on Pre bio street,
nearly opposite C. Vanausdall Store.
May 6, '47 ly.
SANTA ANNA HEADED!!
Brick Layer and Stone Mason,
fTENDERiis services to those who
g may wish to employ him in the
lino of his profession. Work done well
and on rca unable terms.
Oj- Residcnee, north end of Baron st.
April 8, 1817. tf.
JAS. S. GLASOOE & CO.,
AND DEALERS IN
PAINTS, OllS AND DYf -STUFFS,
f. K. corner of Main and Fourth Sts.,
, CINCINNATI, 0.
April 1, 1047. 2G-ly.
DEALER in Boots, Shoes and Palm
leaf Huts. Florence braid and Eusr-
llshJ'Waw Bonnoft," LastltTjr riClfT-jTmif
Goat Skins, and Leghorn Huts, at virb1e
salo and retail.
Bio yellow Boot Store. No. 20, Low
er Market St., between Main and Syca
more, Cincinnati, Ohio.
April 1, 1847 2G--ly.
Grocery and Provision Store.
J. H. EMPSON,
Corner of Coniress Slrcct and Broadway,
East End of lite, Lower Market House,
Keeps constantly on hand a general as
sortment of Gkoceries, which he
will sell at ihe lowest prices,
Wholesale and Ik'tail.
April 1,1817.. 2G.
JOIIN C. FALL,
Wholesale Dealer in all kinds of
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC DRY GOODS.
No. GS, Lower Market,
Between Broadway and Sycamore Sts.,
' ' CINCINNATI, O.
Constantly roceiviug,nnd on hand, a fiftl
assortmeut ol Cloths, Uissi meres, Uas
sinetts, Pedlars1 notions, Bonnets,
Ribbons, etc., etc., etc., etc.
Which will be sold low for CASH.
Any orders entrusted toiis care will
lie filled promptly and at tho lowest pri
April 1, 1847 2tMy.
Main Streetx opposite Public Buildings,
. Eaton, ,iQhio.
ELLIS M I $ S II A L L ;
, MAIN STREET,
OPPOSITE THE COURT MOUSE,
E AT ON, OHIO.
J. S. DAVIS bCo.,
Dealers in Dry ' Goods, Hardware,
' Queensware, Groceries, Cutlery,
Iron, Steel, Nails, '&c, &c.
Opposite the National Hotel, Eaton,
Corner of Baron and Beech Streets,
WORK made to order Coffins
- furnished on the shortest notice.
, tJROCER & BAKER.
IT. . STANNAH,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in GRO
CERIES, LIQUORS $ PROVIS
IONS. Also Glassware,
Hardware, Nails, Dye-stuffs, and Gen
eral Variety Store. Nearly oppo
site the National Hotel,
Written for the Eaton Democrat.
To a melancholy Friend.
BY MRS. J. Z. REEDER.
Throw off that down-cast look, sweet Kate,
Put on a smiling face:
And think not yours a Friendless fntc,
Norgivcdtapair a place.
Your mind doth dwell too much upon
The changes of your lot j
You fancy that your joys are gone
Tint you a re quite forgot .
The friends that havo forsnuk you, Kate,
Were never worth your enre :
Pietcnded love wasnniyht but hate
Kind words were empty air.
Cheer up, then, Kato, thr.ro yet arc friend?,
Who cherish still for you,
Friendship which love and kindness blende
Thai's lasting, 0 iTii and true.
The psst-is gone its hopes and fiarf,
Its gilded dreams and toys:
You tmyyct Iiovr, in coming years,
Siiil niorc substantial joys.
July 15, 1847.
[Special Correspondence of the Democrat.]
"One half of the World does not know
What the other half does."
Mr. Editor : In my former com
munication I gave some description of
Fulton, representing it as a- "world of
wonders'! all true. I will proceed to
give you something on the character
Uutfl t tptycineoajTrgf -tlm 1 t'outBT"aw""!
wish you timet v to understand that I
am not always going to harp on Fulton
something else soon. In the Democrat
of the 1st inst., you ask me for my
definition of the word "soon," and I an
swer promptly, that it is as good as to
say, within a few weeks.
rultonisan incorporated town, and
has been for several years, and our long
and crowded lino up and down the riv
er, is crowded with Solomons; and in
fact, the people here, "viewing them up
ono side, and down the other," and ta
king them in the aggregate, are a toler
ably "brainy folk." The text for the
case in hand is, ' The big fish will eat
up the little ones."
I. There are several monopolizers
in business here,, especially the owners
of ship-yards. They errjploy a vast a-
mount of laborers ship carpenters,
black-smiths, mill hands, ox-drivers,
slab-choppers, runners, and so on. The
calculation of the admirable 'worthies
to nourish community by the employ
ment afforded them; and, in fact, (hey
stand as the guardians of the temporal
interests of the people. The conse
quence of this kind of operation is, that
tho employers are making lame for
tunes out of the labor and hard toil
their hired hands, and these workmen
are wearing down their constitutions
and making only a good living, and on
the most economical plan: .a number
them are " keepirrg soul and body to.
gelher" and no more. Some of them
are getting tired of this kind of aris
tocracy, and intend to bo very industri
ous and saving for a while, and try
get a piece of land and move into the
country, and-iry ttrtire llker white peo
11. several years past, there was
charter given to a turn-pike company,
and in order to be gainers thereby,
placed their gate near the city corpora
tion line, taxing the citizens of Fulton
for travoling their own street. ' The
sovereign power of Ihe people broke
out against this, and the turn-pike com
pany had to move their gate to the up
per end of town, where they should
have placed it at first.
III. A charter was.givqrt to "the
Little Miami RailRoad Company,"
which is the largest fish that swims
our waters. This company was very
polite at first, like the porcupine when
he entered the pelican's rffist. When
the pelican complained that the porcu
pine's quills annoyed him, the porcu
pine replied that if his quills were
fensive he might go and make himself
another nest. The Kail Koad compa
ny made many promises, and got half
mile of the pike and street in Fulton,
and Front street in Cincinnati, so aa
place their Depot at Doer Creek, and
the citizens think, in an under-handed
way, soon began to act' the porcupine
It would all be well enough if the rail'
road company would lake their track
aWng the . side-hill all the way,
make it at their own expense, but they
were glad to get into the street, and
have every thing their own way at the
expense of the turn-pike company, and
the citizens; and as their business is in
creasing rapidly, they are aboutflo run
over every body, and every thing that
comes in reach of them, and now the
porcupine must be routed, or ilha peli
;cal must make herself another nest. .
The citizens of Fulton held orderly
public meetings, and discussed the sub
ject of rail-road encroachments, which
they readily agreed was too grevious to
bo bourne any longer spoKe of mo
nopolies, and high and exclusive privi
leges in real Jcflersonian style; and
published their "manifest," by a com
mittee both Whigs and Democrats
going in for a full share of the whole
some docti'iDc.of the rights and powers
of the sovereign people. The follow
ing language they hold in their "mani
festo," drafted, by a Whig, who for tho
time being, had lost sight of the creed
of his party. After intimating that cor
porations, where the whole people with
in its limits coiild have equal power and
privileges such as the corporation of
r uiton, cue, he holds that "money and
power are in continual danei&aLesca
ping from the many to '7 "7 and
that as well as those powerful aim' mon
ey-absorbing corporations might do in
good and proper hands, yet such is the
state of things, that they cannot be
trusted, and concludes by saying, We
have como to tho deliberate conclusion
that corporations are any thing but fa
vorable to the true spirit of popular
rights and human freedom." What the
end 'of this contest will be. 1 cannot tell,
being neither a prophet or a sooth-sayer.
Thero .ire two periods in the life ol
a man to which the evening hour is
peculiarly interesting; Youth and Old
Ag-. In vouth we love its mellow
ii u -.ii: : i.i
Amid these scenes, we can commune
with those we love, and twine in
wreath of friendship, while there are
n-me to witness, hut the generous
IIeavtn,and the spirits that hold their
ndless babballi there. We look n-
broad on creation, spread in the slum
ber ol a moolighl seen around; nnd
wrapt in contemplation, lancy we see
and hear the waving wiqgs and mel
ting s ms of other and purer worlds
It accirds with the lighter now ol
youthful spirits, the fervency of. fan-
ry, and the soft feelings of the hearl.
LveningiH also delightful to virtuous
ige. It affords hours ol undisturbed
thought. It seems an emblem of the
culm and tranquil close of a busy life,
.erene nnd mild, with the impress o'
its great Creator' enstamped upon it.
It spreads its quiet wings above the
gravp, and seems to promise that all
shall be peace beyond it.
William Penn on Marriage.
' Never marry but for love, tut see
that thou lovest what is lovely. If
love be not thy chief motive, thou
wilt, soon grow weary of a married
state, and stray Irom thy promise to
search out pleasure in forbidden pla
ces. 1 hey that marry lor money
cannot have the truo satisfaction
marriage, requisite means being wan
ted. O how sordid is man crown!
Aliin, the noblest creature in In
world! As a god on earth, nnd the
image ol Uun that mad us; thus
mistake earth for heaven, and wor
ship .old for God.
Benevolence is a Duty.
Ho who frequently practises it, and
sees his benevolent intentions reali
sed, at length co nes really to love
him to whom he has done cood
When therefore, it is said, "Thou
shalt love thy neighbor as thyself,
is not meant mou snan love nirn nrst,
and do good lo him in consequence
ol that love, but thou shalt do gdod
to thy neighbor, and this thy bene
ncence will engender in thee that
love to mankind which is the fullness
and consummation of the inclination
to do good.
An Illinois lawyer defending a
thief, wound up his speech to the ju
ry in behalf of his injured client,
with the following rousing appeal:
' 1 rue he was roude so are our bars
irue ne was rough so air our
buffalers. But he was a child of free
dom and his answer to the despot
and the tyrant was, that his home
was in the bright setting sun."
The Government of Husbands.
"pWt tell me4aid Miss-Giffin,
"kindness is thebe killer. I often il
lusttife Uwagieeablrfact, for in Cap
sicuii Ilouse'no natural object is lost
uPr' "or '"stance, last Tuesday,
whiadrihe milk punch class was n. an
enormous wasp came like n Lilliputian
dragon, into the room, and flew from
girl to girl. Immediately they began
to scream. 1 own it; this is the sad
weakness I have to fight against; but
somehow, girls consider screams as a
property they're born to. Somo of the
girls' flew at tho wasp with handker
chief, and that little rebel. Miss Fluke.
ceizeS.a fire screen. Feeling that the
time Was coming for me to show my en
ergy! I exejaimed with all my natural
vigorl Silence, ladies! silence, for a
morahfhd an example!' my usual mode
of sieech when about to submit any
natuml obbject to a social, or, I should
say to a conjugal illustration.
" 'A nioral and an example!' cried the
girlsjj and, excepting that Fluke they
were'as still as mice.
" BfinJ mo the salad cruet,' was mv
comniand; and, with a thought, the sal
ad crpet stood on the table.-
" 'Now, young ladies," I observed, ta
king V rn 'now for the nioral and ex-
atnplk. , You are hero to bo finished for
sensible, affectionate, and above all, con
trolling wives, lou are here to learn
how best to subdue your natural ene-mies-i-'.hat
is, to govern the men who
may fcecome your husbands. Yes, la-dies4-for
somehow (I can always tell) I
felt tie flow of my words was comidg,
ana it was not tor mc. as a woman, to
stop it yes, ladies, the Griflinian sys
.tern will teach you how to control and
CAcrthrow your tyrants. Man marry
ing u, puts a gold ring upon the third
fingej, andj in the arrogance of his
heart) makes us, he thinks, a blushing
captife. And shall not man, also, wear
sr T Sara- nrri . " r-,-- - ti
cheers, but with a look and a brow of
thunder, I stopped her. 'If, said I,
'we mst wear his ring upon our finger,
let hira and not know it, poor wretch I
for that's the tr-ue triumph let him
wear eur ring in his nose.' Here Mis3
Fluke jumped upon a chair and huzza
ed, and this time I did not attempt to
suppress the natural burst of delight so
honorLble to their feelings all the oth
er girs joined in the shout.
"'A ring in his nose,' I repeated, 'not
the; bit of shilling gold that declares our
slavcrv, but an invisible, a fary ring,
that -like a fish with a hook he knows
knothb-; about, only that he must fol
low wherever it pulls him. Bless you,
"And, dearest madam,' asked Miss
Pebbles, a girl I have the greatest hopes
of, 'deauest madam, how is the nose of
our nat iral cnemv to be rung?'
"'Listen,' said I, 'listen and attend,
and you shall have a moral and an ex
"When the wasp now in the win
dow entered the room, you flew at
with all kinds or violence. I wonder
did'nt sting every one of you. Now, in
future, let a wasp, when it conies, have
its little bout, and make its little noise;
do'atstir a. muscle do'nt move a lip
but be iuiet as a statute of Venus, or
Dina, or any body of that sort, until the
wasp seems inclined as at this moment
to settle. Then do as I do now.'
Whereupon, dipping the feathered end
of the en in the cruet of salad oil, I ap
proached the wasp, and in the softest
and tcriderest manner possible, just oitpA
it nnnnVthu bodv-
the black and lyailow
fclU7 turnetTupon itTback, and was dead
in a minute. ' There girls,' said 1, 'see
what kiudness what a little oil docs.
Now, here's my moral and example.
WhenJbusband conies homo in an
humorW'nt cry out and fly at him; but
try a little oil in fact, treat your nus
band liko a wasp.'"
Docior X was skipping in the
midst of a crowd of prett women
inquired a dowager, 'you attend
the L4- family how are they!'
Keally,madame, 1 cannot iniorm you
1 have , not been near tnem lot
month past.' 'Why so?' torpar-
ticular reasons but 1 beg pardon
madnme, I am engaged for the next
dane.N- 'Monsieur Mary, persisted
the lady, turning to the celebrated
Marseilles Doet. 'do you know how
Doctor X- has dropped the L
family 'Alas madame they hive
dropped him.' The last member
of it was buricd'a month ago. ;
If you wish your onions to grow very
large, take the dirt from around them-
Highly Important from Mexico.
The Position of Gen. Scott.
The New Orleans Delta of the 2d
We yesterday received files of
Mexican papers from the Capital, to
and ol the 1 2th ult. dates three days
later than any previously .received.
We mattr' Irom tUeKTn series .of ex
tiacls which are given below. We
find in them no ev idences of that for.
inidable, (earful opposition to the ad
vanceofGen. Scott, the apprehen'
sion of which, for the last dav or two
so alarmed the nerves of gome of the
more sensitive of our contemporaries.
Tne same unsettled, indecisive, neu
tralizing policy, seems to prevail at
the Capital, which has so King been
characteristic of Mexican policy.
We hear nothing of those thirty thou
sand of an army, which, with a valor
equalled only by that evinced by the
troops of a celebrated King of Fi ance,
who marched up and down an emi
nence were marching out to attack
and annihilate Gen. Scott in his
quarters at Pucbla.
Santa Anna, it seems, however
ambitious he may be to play the
Dictator, is rather shy in proclaim
ing his preferences, he oppears to
think that as he can get along,
through .minus half his "understand-
ing,"' he can keep the government
moving, though resting on a fraction
of a ministry.
The War Thfi files before us
contain lull reviews of the opinions
of the diffeienfiewspapers through
oat the country, which number a
bout twenty, and with but one single
exception (in Durango) they are all
fully in favor of the war.
The Dictatorship. El Monitor
Reptiblicano of the I2ih ult., con
tains a lengthy article on the subject
of the.Dictatorship, -Up to that date
jSama- Auria was not proclaimed. Dor
had he proclmmcd himselt, dictator.
ndeed, the Monitor ridiculed the idea
that he designed3 to become one.
The rumor to that effect which pre
vailed in the capital, is alltged to
have originated with and been prop
ogated by his enemies and the ene'
miSi of the country.
No Change of Poi.ict.---The Mon
itor asserts that the new cuDinet is
not to be entirely formed of Puros,
(Democrats,) as stated in some of the
journals, and that the new Minuter?,
will carrv out the policy ol tneir
predecessors. San'a Anna thinks
that without a lull Ministrv with
the Ministers of war' nnd Finance,
together with the clerks in the Bu-
r i l -
rotiu oi r areign ueiauons ne win
be able, for the time being, to carry
on the government.
Jn an article published in me same
paper of the 10th, we find the follow
'Thers is no doubt but mat the
majority of the nation is in favor ol
carrying on the war, and we are, con
sequently, convinced that it is im
possible to enter into any arrange
ment for. peace; were il to be con
cluded, it would prove fatal lo the
nationality of Mexico. The defen
ders of the nation aroj therefore, en
couraged with brilliant hopes of final
success, as it is undoubted that the
pjsilionin which" the Unitea states
hiKls usellmust, in tne eno, secure us
triumphant succes", noiwr.nsiano.ing
our former disasters. All of us w ho
singrely wish the confinu.ilKin of the
war, look upon an equivocal policy
as dangerous, and all overtures
peace a perilous means' to secure
for this reason we are opposed to a
ny change in the politics which may
give it a pucihe appearance. .
In the village of Mennecy
they had a fete on the fust of May.
The young girls waited upon Mddle.
D , an old actress of the 6owe
vart, who lives in a very pretty lit
tle, chateau near the village, and they
requested her to leridrnf6nTe
white wings and other adjutments
the same color. ' "
'What do you intend to do with
them?' said the actress. '
'Madame, next Sunday is the fete
day of the Country, aid Monsieur
the Curate, wishes that we should
disguise ourselves as virgins.'
I like independence in everything,
and infinitely prefer doing anything
myself lo being waited upon; tor gen
c i ally speaking, it is the master who
iaits, and notlhc man.
An editor of a Boston paper wrote
hme from this point as follows:
'The ladies of Cincinnati promen
ade; at twilight without anyihingtf
upon ihfir heads, and merely. V
white pocket handkerchief over thetr
shoulders. You cannot i r.ogine How" 1
odd this se'cmsto an Eastern pertori,'
but I must acknowledge that kii ;
far-preferable to the'Eastfrn style oV
dress, where a lady is obliged, by
me aiciates oi jasnion, to wear a bon
net and a shall or cloak, to go even
'from one house tr another. There
is a sociabilfefand freshness about the
Western ladies that l- admire.'
.? - ...
A few nights since a young man
at (he Italian Opera in Boston attemp
ted to throw a huge boquet with
which tie had provided himself, on
to the stage. Unfortunately it lodg.
ed on one of the chandeliers just
without the reach of his cone. Ex
cited and wrought up by the occa
sion, the failure, nnd the vain at
tempts lo restore the bouquet,' he
cried aloud to gone of his compan
ions to help him get it from its posi
tion adding force to entreaties by
saying that il cost him twenty dob
An Iris'i footman being one dark
night sent fcr some beer, took with
him the key of the street door, to
let himself in; and having lipped off
three or four glasses of gin and bitters
at the bar, he could not on his return
open the door. After having tried
in vain, one oi the servants heard
him, and at letting him in, nsked
him what he had been about so long.
' You may well say that,' said Pat,
'you may indeed for 1 have been a
quarter of an hour trying lo unlock
ifie iIoit out whila.l
ihe'aleh'ouse, some of your rascally
London theives have. stolen the key
hole, but il will be no use to Iliom
for 1 have got the key in my pocket.'
05" A shoemaker being at work
his awl broke, whereupon the shoe
maker cursed his useless instrument.
His wife then reminded him that he
was breaking an express co'nmmd
of Scripture, which says, 'Swear not
A spruce looking Lieutenant, un
dcr the ten regiment bill, asking u
friend what he would be taken for
without his epaulettes, was answered
thai he would be taken for debt.
Names of Rivers.
Monongahela Falling in of banks.
Muskingum The Elk's eye. Mis
sissippi Father of 'rivers Ohio
Fiue or fair river. Potomac, signi
fies the river of Swans.
An Alabama Editor makes
nru fnr thn hirli nf
cause Sal, his belter.
me otner aay i askea Jane
made her back stick out so, and she
Attention! the Whole!
A pamaphlet has ben issued by
Andrew B. Smolnixarj which gives
notice to all men anl women that
a Convcntien will e held on the
12lh of August nexi, in Trumbull
icounty, Ohio, to prepare for the mil-
A man cot up the other nicht.and
took, as he supposed, a card of match
es, and began to break ofT one by
one trying to light a lamp, until the
whole card was used up without acf
cortiplishing his object, w hen he found1"
he had used up his wife's comb!'
A Yankee has invented a new
kind of ink, call the MoveMelter ink,
which is a sure safe-guard against ac
tions for breach of promise of mar
riage, as the ink fades away and ,
leaves the sheet blank, in about four
weeks after the letter has been written .
Sunday. The cfiminal neglect of -one
religious opportunity, will most '
probably indispose aftjr unfit you for
the next, Roby, j ' , ....
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