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The Statesman for the Session of the Legislature.
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he'&ecufsteiy informed of
t.g Jingi ojf Jb &ue"r
l Aiwucibl j , should take
Rendition of Fugitives from Justice.
Gov. Dennhom, la his measagejentare into
.i. - r--1 .0. i''i..'Vi.'-7 I 'r...lf. ...... ,l... I or a
laooren ceieace oi nig rem-wi w ibhk".."
fugitives ftba'itiicOTtbt -on charged with
flit Una sitTMii and th other with tiding In the
wmiMtt slaves' HI whole defeneo may be
gmtfti'felist9lii(noltliir .of tbo alleged
fnfctttTefl'iiroi''ctarced with a ?ttn, recog
nia!di)Mh bj AUeflnoa law I England,
by tiMiareifntdoatbr tit lair ol Ohio. Bat
they hM committed, cr Vers charged with tr
102 pcwmtttejl an'tfcBcs'eqaWalMit lo stealing,
which Vco'gniii ail a crux L al! civilized
infirm h ttij' ' ; '."'
Go. DswnMwbm taken an oath to iopport
thff-(?onlUutlpnf'.tVal'n5ted. States, well
aa that' of the State of .ObWl , ' Thf Federal Can.
etUnlios, require bjm toleliver op a fugitive
f rom - tustlo,-' oh the demand of the Executive
of the State from which 'he fled. Now' the
nueetionja not" whether tb fugitive which the
Governors of .Kentucky and Virginia respec
tively requlred;Qov. Psnmsow to deliver up, had
committed or werercharged eiiU having
committed an acf recognized as a crime by the
English eommoa law.th International law or by
the criminal cod o of Ohio, but whether the act
wa an offence under Ihe lawi of theStatea
froi which tbe fugitives bad fled, nude in pur
easnce of, or under th Bincian of the Conetita
tioo of tie UnlUd o!iU Upon tblt poit (her
lanWoo beeitoncf. ,Tt ; r, -x
The - whole -qoeatloa turds upon tbo point
whether 'tlaves are 'legally, propsrty' in elae
SU.ie'bjfTawa' which have the saoeilou of tb
r'edoral Conititntlon. ilf they are, then every
judicial and executive officer, In every Stat,
H bona,' by 'bfe oalo't' eupport the Federal
Constitution,; to'.eeogDize' them ae eoch. If
thexar!oVpr!'Ji ll,n Pl uch officer ie
bound by bit oath ot office, to regaid the laro
dj of that property or an attempt to deprive the
legal 'owner of, tw fl?e,, at a crime in purtu
aoc of the Stat UW, where euch property ex
its and.le proteotrd, nnder the Coottltatioo
which Gov. Denniion' and every State officer
has Uken anothrto eupportj... , x
Governor Dwhnisow speak ot -'the comity
shown bv the patriotic Legislatures and other
official representatives of the State of Kentucky
andfifehDesaee'to tVe State of Ohio, by their
visit to tbe Capital, Jist winter, and the frank,
conciliator a and ruagnaBimoaf temper they
dieplajeiT'f .Ji this dunlaf of tho justice, not to
eay "comity tthey have t right to elaim at his
bands, under! ie 4mma Constitution of tbe
country, the retnrn(hetmkee them ss the Exe
cutive bead Of 1 great end magnanimous
StaUT He apcaks ol "treuon" . against the
Federal Government. But what name shall be
given to those repeated acta by which he refused
to conform bis official conduct to a plain provl
ion of that Constitution he had sworn to snp
tort? lie dumands "tb enforcement of. tbe
law' as .against tb secessionists. But with
what grace ion such a demand come from
an Eieouttv officer wi.J ha himself refused to
obey the Constitution,' "the snpreme law of the
landl' .' " ' c 'i ' t - - - i '
Before Gov. DcNNisoMr and sooh men as he,
use such language as he has dons In his message
that " they have no terms ofeompromUe to
make, none to accept "let them cast the beam
of a violated Constitution! and of laws made in
pursuance thereof , out of their own eyes, then
they see clearly to east the mot out . of
those of their Southern brethren, w .1. .
The Eighth of January.
1 be inprompta meeting of last evening, made
fcaple arrangements for tb celebration of the
glorious Eight of January, thu evening, at the
American Hotel. Tbe day Is'oue'calculeted to
arouse te spirit ot patriotism la the breast of
all men who are tur and loyal Americas oiti
sens. To celebrate ' the day is to commem
orate deeds of patriotio and noble', dear
iasr. that have few parallels. io the world's
hUiory. want,, at-thi time, the rvl
val of tbe spirit of Jiczmn and bis men. They
knew no section, they were for the whole Union,
and the ConitltnUonal rights of all section and
parts of tb conntry. Let th old spirit of fra
ieroity be (gain renewed,' and fanaticism of cv
crv kind be banished from tbe laud. Oar conn
try's wounds should be bealed, and every patriot
cught to uclte In efforts for pesos and ooocord
We learn that tbe ticket to tho banquet
whiohjrill take Jlac,a the . American Hotel
this evening, will be furnUbed for one dollar.
Tner will be an old fashioned 8;h of January
celebration, and all the' admirers of Jckoo end
lovers of the Union should atteod. " " ;
Letting Off Steam!
Bv th oroce'idlngs.of yesterday It will be
seen that several , members availed themselves
of an aerlv oek)d to let off Steam. Mr. Has-
cow eom tot" wltli safety iave tallied . the
pressure of his steam works, much longer', judg
log from the Immense amount that escaped.
Well, there i nothlag like it chs ordinary oooa-
eionsut tbeprtsentcobdilloa of the conntry
will cot be Improvsd by such prescription.'
We lesra'fhat a Strong force of the Virginia
militia'', armed and equipped, was at Harper
Ferry, on both Saturday and Sunday evening
last, rtf ing're-fgforeemenU of Jt Bl troop
from th West,' io take up their position at that
point. Th'TtrglnIans'Vere oo hand, ai W
learn, to resist the- reception, of any incraed
addditlooal force at the place. , ,., ,,.,,, ,,JT
Siiaaa Mips Rrrcvuo A report comes
from Mexico that tbe Juares Government is
favoring the formatloaof confederacy of th
northern ana eastern eietuaes Miw,wiii
manv of the Texan are Jtoptor to bav their
StotoJow R aad bth leader.;
Mr! Crittenden says the fog lifts, and be
haa hope of th Union yet, because of th firm
tend th Admiitrstlon takes sgalnet tb 6e-
oeesioolst.--7-i;T, m ? ns ' V ft ft ? t - f
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Report of the Departments.
WHAT THE STATE OFFICERS
WHAT THE STATE OFFICERS HAVE TO SAY.
WHAT THE STATE OFFICERS HAVE TO SAY. OHIO PENITENTIARY.
. On th of an sieoiloa
tbe prison was held, wbion resulted in tne onoice
or Joan A. racirricc, warden, v. k. junea-fi,
Fbysioian, and Lounso Vtasnh, Cbaplaio.) f
On tbe 7th of Autust. Mr. WaaNia tendered
hi resignation, which was accepted, and th
KeVr waaiN jimkin, was appoiaiea m an me
vaoncylf n -T f 11
Syatemati; iamloatlon of ,11 ihe depart
ment of th prison bar been made, and they
have been found cleanly, and In a good condi
tion. Tbe current oash receipt and cash earning
(or the fiscal yoar amouut to tbe sum of 97,.
905,60. Tb entire expenditures amount to tbe
sum of $97,610,96.
Tbe Trustees aro of the opinion that when
tbe prison ie completely finished, and provided
with soluble sbops a eafnlno tbeioeti'
tutlon will not only be self sustaining, but yield
a handsome revenue to the State.
Tbe female department under the charge of
Mr. Pmhtjci, la happily accomplishing aljtbet
mitbtiitMUdii''ia Ji x ...... -U---
The cxtentlon of the main hall 1 eotirelv
eompleted,and th other building will be ready
tor ocoepacy in a tew weens.
Abitracl - J Ijiejttpert of ( . Wardtn tffia Oki
Th entire toree of the prison has been kept
employed throughout tbe yeas 1 1
The financial condition of tbe piieon will
compare favorably with tbe reports of former
There is no pnblio Institution in the Stat so
poorly provided fori Its buaioaaeSdepartmMit,
as the Penitentiary. Additional accommodations
in the office and public reception room are an
urgent necessity. . A new mill and fatore house
are much needed, also a laundry and bath
There are tentv four insane convicts, and
humanity demand that a more roomfortable
apartment be fittest up foe-ibem.The male
convicts have more than doubled tbelr number
within the laet too veers, while tbe female In
mates of the prjeoo, have only locreassedj Me
fourth, ' '
WHAT THE STATE OFFICERS HAVE TO SAY. OHIO PENITENTIARY. TREASURER OF STATE.
Abttract tfikt Retort of At Tttoourtrof StuttV
Tbo totot receipt sine tb last report bare
The disbursement, amount to 13,953.071 46.
Total balance of all lunds, November, 15,
1860, $72,076 07.
Under tbe act of tbe last leetslature, "to en.
able the Canal Bank of Cleveland, to close its
affairs," the Receiver wss instructed to eell at
public auction, all the remaining asset In bis
bands, after due advertlsment, which be pro
ceeded to do and ha paid over tbe fond and
was dnly discharged.
Tbe amount is sufficient to pay the entire
amount of the circulation which was presented
for redemptioo, and twenty per cent, to general
Upon the Citv Bank ol Cincinnati the Treasu
rer Is now paving an additional dividend of 13
per cent, on tbe circulation, making 87)6 per
cent, leaving a balance of 12) per cent, still
unpaid. Should the suits now pending in Cincin
nati be deddod In favor of tbe Bank, the land
in controversy will sell for sufficient to redeem
tbe circulation in full.
The suits against the stockholder of th Sene
ca County JUnk are progressing, i Tner I no
donbt of tbelr liability for th unredeemed cir
culation, and if they are responsible, the circu
lation will eventually be redeemed In lull.
COMPTROLLER OF THE THE TREASURY.
Abstract of. tht, Rrport of tht Comptroller.
Tb balance In tb Treasury subject to draft
Nov. 15, 1859, was $191,576 67.
Outstanding drafts to tbatate, $1,700 r
Total amount In the Treasurv at that date,
Total General Kerenne from all sources,
$704,200 50.--. ' . . .1 JO ' T- -
Total Sinkinz Fund from all sources, Sir
Total actual receipts from tbe canals, $236,-833-96.
K - i ,
Transfer from General Revenue, $135,040.60.
Total credit to Canal Fund, $121,874.63.
Taxes paid Into tb Stat Treaaury by tbe
different counties, forjth Stat Common Sebool
Fund, $1,235,877.41. -
Taxes paid Into th State Treasury by tbe
different counties, for tb Pistriot School Li
brary Fund, $83,136 16, r - , , . .
Tne tolls paid into the Treasury from ths
National Road, to which la added tb transfer
from th Canal fund. March 13, I860, Is $13,-
The balance of General Revenue Fond, Sinking
Fund, Stat Common School Fund, District
School Library Fund and Three per oent Fund,
NOV. 15, 1859, amount to $381,777 74.
Total reoeipt from all souroes, from Nov. 15,
1859, to Nov. 15, 1860, amount to $4,014,-
694 65. . . : : !..-. a
Tout disbursements from th General Reve
nue, from Nov. 15, 1859, to Nov, 15, 1860,
amount to $799,533 63.
Total disbursements from tbe Sinking Fund,
from Nov. 15, 1859, to Nov. 15, I860, amount
to $1,388,531 81 i r, ,...,: v'...'
' Total disbursements from the Csnal Fund,
from Nor. 15. 1859, to Nor. 15, 1660, were
$417,125 64. .
The draft on tb Treasury for th Stat
Common School Fond, to Nor. 15, I860, amount
d to $1,250, 833 17. "
Tb drafts on tb i reaeorv for tb District
School Library Fund, to Nov. 15, I860, amount
atOV0,K n f s ,i u r .:.-
Th draft on th Treasury for tbe National
Road Fund, to Nov. 15, 1860, amounted to $13,
575 69.-,. .. . i -. t
The total disbursement from the Treasury
from Nor. 15, 1859, to Nor. 15, 1860, amounted
to $3,948,485 50.. . . ... . i . .
The balance In tbe Treasury Nor. 15, 1860,
amounted to $66,209 15. i ' ' i ' .
SECRETARY OF STATE.
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Alttrul of tht fttfori of tht Stcrttary of Siatt.
The law paseed April 16, 1857, making It th
duty of officers of th State Government, "to
keep, or cause to be kept, in their respective
offices,. aosorato and distinct aeconataof th
several traoasotlons, in their reepective depart
Bents," has been fully complied with by this
Tbe law ha mad it; the doty of, tb
Sheriff ..of tack conaty to make owt- In wri
ting, a jail .report, one copy af which he is
to transmit to the Secretary of Bute.
Resorts have been received from the follow
ing Counties only, Browa, Green, Huron, Lo
rain, Lucas, Medina, Uelgs, Boioto, 1 ascara
was, Warren, Washington and William. , , s
Appended to th Report,' 1 a list of the vari
ous'iuoorporated companie which have been or
ganixed under the general laws, since . tbe pub
Ucation of the last report.
"After due advertlsment, In conformity with
th Act of th last General Assembly, relating
to tbe public printing, tbe several contracts, for
printing and binding, were awarded to Richard
Kevins, at a reduction of atleaet one half, com
pared with the cost of tbe same work for the
two years preceding. ,, .... ,; . .e--. ' . -
Thirty thousand bushels of Coke, at eight
and nin tenth cent per bushel, and ten
thousand bushels of Coal, at eight and "one
half cento per bushel, hare been contracted for
with K. fc. unampton. ' i. ' u: u '
CENTRAL LUNALIC ASYLUM.
Abttract oj tht Rrport if (ht Truttitt of tht Ctn-
The Trustees commend the dllligence, falth-
nee sad sueeeea.whloh bav characterised the
mbore of the different officers.
The amount of appropriationsV neoeeeeiry Tor
ropnauons, neeeeesary tor
natod by tbe Swperlntea-
y endorse (hie calculation
tne next year, is oeumatoa
dent at $43,400 00
Tb Board eordiallr
-'Thi attention of the legislator 1 iaviied
Chang of th xlstlnglaw regulating admis
sion in th Asylum. Th aumber' pf patienU
tob admitted, is now apportioned recording
tbe number of Insane la th eoantie, aa shown
This apportionment 1 found to operate Very
unequally and unfairly. The basis of apportion-,
saant emsht to be tbe number of lnhabitants,and
not tb number of luM a a variety of oauses
oomblo to mak th present basis lnaourat
Abttract of tht Report of At SuptrinUndtnt of
r rte OntriX.narte Jkiylum
The.total number ol patient tinder treat-int-423
ba been quite ae great as usual.
Tbo daily average 347 has been nearly as
Kreat, and the number of admissions 208 has
been unusually large. '-' -
The Asylum Is already filled ft tht tteond
rim during thi year, to tbe point of greatest
comfort and benefit to tbe patients, with the
certainty that the extreme maximum will soon
bereaohedi iili O t i. I i. L , U H
An nnusual amount of ropalrs and improve
ments have been nude during the put year.
Tb hall bav been made more cheerful and
comfortable by a supply of dressing bureaus,
bright carpets, pictures and other furniture. . A
large amount of painting has been done.
The grounds have been Improved by new trees
and ehrubbery.. ":"'..' .
''One of the Improvements is a fish pond, stock,
ed with native fish ciueht br the patient. -
The green-house has been Improved by au
extension, or its roctsry and water displays,
thus affording on of the chief sources of diver
sion to tbe patients during the drearv witsr. ' '
Another Improvement now In progresses a
new loe house, tbe old one being decayed. Tbe
farm and garden product have been very good,
amounting in tbe aggregate to over '4,VW. 'loo
harvesting of these cr?ps is done mainly by tbe
patients. Tb female patient still continue to
manufacture all th bedding, lnoludlng mattrasi .
es and all wearing apparel. Tb evening enter
tainments moiUr6Qjpeace Jiurlng tbe tutamer,
are now resumed for tbe winter aiid serine.
Acknowledgements are due to the Editor of
newspapers, tbe proprietor of concert troupes,
and ether entertainments, for their gratuities,
i Dr. Andrew Sabine, (eoond assistant Physi
cian, who bad faithfully performed bis duties,
resigned bis office in October last, taking with
him th good will of th entire household
His successor haa not yet been nominated.
The subjeot of a force! ventilation bas been
so often laid belore the legislature, that it
Is merely mentioned now aa a great want of tbe
Institution. . , , .
NORTHERN LUNATIC ASYLUM.
Ahttraet (A fryers of thi T'utttu of the
northern Lunatie Jlsyms :
Tb Trustees state that this lottiltutiou has
been satisfactorily managed during the past
year. 11 -'--. .
' The inmates have been well oared for, and as
tree as possible from physical infirmities.
1 The condition of the Public Troasury has
compelled the Trustees to drew upon the appro
priations, obtain the money upon draft, and
then pay Interest, nntll th Treasurer of State
oould meet them, thus Increasing tbe expondi
turee J this state; ol thiogs I to eouiiuue,
th Trustees sus-gestthat a epeoial appropria
tion be made to meet this Item of interest.
The action of the Board bas not exoi elei iti
power, end no indebtedness has been authorised
or created.' ;"'" "' ...';". ,. " , T '.
Tbe general appropriations will be quit con
sumed in payments, - ana upon ooniraots ai
ready made, by the close ot tbe fiscal year,
i Tbe Legislature bas hitherto paid so little at
ention to the actual wants of tbe Institution,
tin the war of special appropriations asked for.
that the Board feel a delicacy in again preseot-
toc claims In that behalf. . 1 -i
The Trustees conclude tbat ji,4ouot ad
ditional special sppropriations will be of per-
msnent beneni to toeeeisoiisnmeut.
I The Board calls tbe attention ot tbe Legisla
tor to the fact that the Asylum vear olosea up
on tbe 31st of October, and tbe fiscal year upon
the 15th of November, wbloh is a source of in
convenience and misunderstanding, and urges
the nassaee of an aot whioh will remove this
difference end enable tbe Superintendent and
the Steward to report at tbe end of the fiscal
year. The officers ef the Institution have dis
charged their duties with promptness and punc
tuality, and the Trustees ooite in commending
it to tbe fostering careoi tne uegmaiuro.
Abttroet of lie Report of tht Superintendent of
tht northern Lunatic Asylum.
During the six years existence of this Inatitu
tion, 784 cases have been treated, nearly one
halt of which have been discharged aa recover
ed. and 201 as Incurable. -These unfortunates
who bav been necessarily removed to make
room for more favorabl eases, are of all
the meat dependent upon tbe charities of their
fellows, and the least cared for, and should hare
their necessities more generally recognised and
some efficient plan adopted for tbelr roller.
The health of the inmates ha been generally
rood durlor the rear. Tbe physical d isorders
incident to hospital life have been mild in form,
and readily controlled by ordinary ana simple
Te resource of tb Institution tor supplying
pastim and exeroise to tb inmates are very
meaere. Recreation halls should b fitted up,
one for eachix adjacent to the Asylum, where
tuer can at proper umes euKaare id innocent
sport, with a freedom from restraint which It
is impossible for them to feel in the wards of
Some important change are demanded in tb
Internal arrangement ot tu present structure,
Tbe bathing apparatus and water closets need
thorough repair. The kltchea ,aod laundry
building should be extended and raised another
Nw fence are greatly needed on toe larnu
and, when built, sbouid be ot tne peat material
The floor la tb several hall must b replaced
immediately. -The nous throughout need a
new coat of paint; while the public rooms, and
wards cenerally, should bs re-lurnlsbed.
Axanowieogemsnts are quo tne American
Tract Society for a number of eoplee of the
"Song or Zion," to tb Ulereiand and New
bury Amateur Societies, for musical entertain
ments, ana to tbe editor ana ruDiisner ot va
rious local paper, who gratuitously furnished
th Asylum with papers, and to all others, who
have In any way contributed to tbe happiness
or Instruction ot tne inmate.
Th Superintendent bear testimony to tbe
efficient manner In which the assistants and at
tendant have discharged their respective du
hies; to tbe skill and faitblul service of the
Assistant Fbysioian, Pr. W. A.Whitino, and
to tb personal kindness, snd oordial spmpathy
extended to him by all ths Individual members
of the Board, In all tbe transactions or their of
ficial Intercourse. ' , ,
SOUTHERN LUNATIC ASYLUM.
Abttract of tht Report of tht TrutUtt cf tht
southern Lmone juytumr . ' ,
Th condition of the Southern Lunatic Asy
lum la satisfactory to tbe Trustee.
There it a heavy debt upon tbe Institution,
owlcs to th searcity of funds in th State
Treasury, and. a large balance of tbe amount
appropriated by tbo legislature 1 still an. .- -Sine
th last Report, a substantial brick work
bop ba been finished; a new roof bsi been put
upon tbe eastern wing, and tbe grounds In front
of the Asylum have been graded The boilers
and a team apparatus need a thorcoea renova
tion.'-Th amount of store for th comlnir.
season is by bo mean abundant, owing, of
oours, to lb want oi monsy.i new furniture
Is needed; for th ball, and a new roof Is India
Abttract of tht Report of At Superintendent of tht
Southern LnnaM Asyt.- ... . i ;n t
Tbe locality of this Institution 1 on la which
disease Is not liable t bs generated, and tbe
health of tbe Inmates bas been uninterrupted
.An enlargement or tbe building is very moon
noeded. . ... . i . ' ' "
Tbe district contains as many as auii insane
persons, and the present building wilt aooommo
date but 167.. Ilttmanlty and philanthropy de
mand that as many as possible te rescued from
their uncomfortable condition ia the County
houses and Jails. Two additional wings would
add much to the oomfort, and not asuob to the
yearly expenses of the institution, as tbe ssme
effioer could readily do double duty, ... .
, The building 1 much in pe4 oi paint, inside
SndOOt lc' ,nar.-:;'. li !' .i t t. 1 - i 1
A far a practicable, the Inmates ar em-
ploved in making an tns improvements, inus
adding to th curat! v effect of a reeidene In
la ' th Asylum. Tbsr ar la tb district more
than 150 epileptics, lor wbom no special pro
Vision i maue. , , f
Moat of th Institutions ar to crowded that
thy ar obliged to reject such cases, as the na
ture or tbelr diseaae render inoi unat occu
pant of ward oontalnlng eorable or hvmles
patient. . i.,:i ..-.. "
It ia hoped the humanity of th peopts will
aerise soms means wherebr inch can b protect
ed. Yarioua mod of anassmrato combined
-oi a.U ri ''':-
l,"l 1 A I
with plenty of out-ioor exercise hare been
maintained. , ,
The reading room and library frona, quite an
attraotlre place of resort fof tbe patients.
Book and paper are eagerly inquired for, and
many beart are thankful to those editors who
nave sent, and are still lending their publica
tion. Th appropriation considered, necessary
ir m cum ing year is f 31,7UU '
Abttract tht Report of tht
Trust of tht Blind
The history of this IdstituMoQ 'extends
a period of twenty four veara.
" During th last year one hundred and twenty
have received instruction, which Is the largest
uuiuuor mat can oe accommodated In the pres
ent building at one time, with a proper regard
to health and comfort. Tha nnnuaaltT n? an.
larglng tbe building, I increasing every year
uu must ooaiinoe to ao o.
Tb sum of $6,000. . will suitably erect and
complete the necessary additions, and It 1
urged tbat thi sum be approbated as early In
the session as possible, so that the work may
be began and oompleted aa quickly as praotioa
bl..:iu jf : -, , , ( i.i-...,. .. - . f ..- i
The total amount drawn from thn 'Treunurv
during the year was $17,108 09, and the amount
asaea lor the coming year is $24,600. ..
Abttract of At Report of the Superintendent of
mt anna Atylum. , ,. n,
The Superintendent etatea tbat the last see
sloo parsed pleaeaotlv atid nrofltablv.
' The general health of tbe household has been
very good during th year, and In a family of
cue ounurea ana torty but ooeeettn na ocour-
eaV"-.- ''.','' J:'' u'; -j,
The great aim of the Institution is to make
the pupUa good Euglisb scholars.- ..!. . . .'i
Much attention Is given to spelling ; tbe defl-
liiou m- words, intellectual arithmetic, tbe
oienoe of ' musio, ' and to the correal use of
language in ordinary conversation. ' Broom
nmaking ia tbe only trade taught to young men,
sand experience proves tbat It Is the trade for
tne Diino, . ,
The braiding oi palm-leal bats, has beeu
introduced as a trade for the girls.'
A re-union of the teachers and pupils wss
held on the 4th bf July last, and was an occa
sion of no ordlnsry interest to all who enjoyed It
ana it innuence win oe long leit. A similar
re-onion Is to be held iu 1370.
BLIND ASYLUM. STATE LIBRARY.
Abttract of At Report of tht Commit twnart of At
jumo matt lAorary. , i - -
'The expenditure of the last four 'years have
been cnuuy lor book ot a permanent value, and
for binding. ;.--i-.s .' ... -
: The Library was removed to the present Hall
In January, 1858. The number af accessions
since that time Is 3,763. -. u -Tbe
demand for shelving is now more ores
sing man it was m ib;, and there are many
reasons why the Library Hall should reocWe
tne permanent aneives, designed for It by tho
arobiteot of the State House last year. Av-
propmuocs equal to tbose ot the year now
ended, will be sufficient for the next, if it is de
termlued not to finish the Hall.
The total number of volume io the Library
is 22,793 ';
THE REFORM SCHOOL.
A6s(rec of At Report of tht CommitnuiMt of
tht Ktjorm school. ., ,- . - .
Tbe retrospect of the year exhibits so many
material improvement, in regard to economy
and general management, tbat the Board are
filled with thankfulness snd hope. -
Thirty acres of good corn, four of oats, eieht
of buckwheat, two of turnips, and nine of po
tatoes have been raised. A large amount of
work haa been done on the Farm, during the
year. About twenty acree of land have been
cleared. Many acres nar Dad tbe nudor-brusn
take out. -Four mile of good rail fenoe have
been mad, and th lawn in front of th build
ings bas been graded. There were six hundred
fruit tree set last spring. There have been six
hundred apple trees, eighty pear, trees, fifty
plum tree, and one hundred cherry trees pur-
ensseaior in is lairs setting. - . . , -
'. rm - i r.i J - r r . . ...
, i nera vu a uuuumm jieiu ol irun tnia ia
son. About fifty bushels of peaches were sold.
Tbe rest were canned or dried for the benefit of
the Institution. . ; 1 ' : , ' i "i
There Is a fair supply of winter fruit; more
probsbly tban will be needed.
The vinejard was enlarged last spring. Ten
thousand cuttings were put out for next spring's
setting r i " .
Tbe Principal of the Institution handed in his
resignation last June. No person bas since
been employed to fill tbat office, as it bas been
found that all tbe duties can be performed by
the noting Commissioner, assisted by an Elder
Tbe officers of the Institution have proved
themselves efficient and faithful, in the cause ol
reformation. ' '
' Tbe health of the Institution has been exoel-
lent. .-.' - :
Considerable religious interest hs been man
ifeeted by the boys, in holding a meeting fer
prayer In tne dormitory every morning. Tbe
meeting occupies but fire minutes time, those
who are not seriously inclined sre required to
keep perfeotly quiet, while the others engage
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ADJUTANT GENERAL'S REPORT.
Abttract of At Adjutant Oeneral't Report.
The Adjutant General states that the expert
ence of Ohio demonstrates, tbat no military
organization outside or a general btate system
can long prosper, and tbat bo general system
ltseir can permsnentiy prosper, witnout en
couragement from the State.
Tbe Btate, in trust for ins united mates, re
ceives arms and equipments, and entrust them
to her citizen upon eoaditlon that the arms
shall be kept la suitable armories, snd not bs
take therefrom except for military exercise,
and that they shall be kopt in constant fitness
for service. Thorough discipline and stern en
forcement of law and general regulations, re
s oec ting intemperance, have madethelOblomll-
itary toroe wortby or pubiio confidence and a
- i ... . . . . .i
just State pride ' - -- ;
roe ataieoi unto nsa received oi in united
State th equivalent of the following arma
ment: 100 bronze field oleosa with caissons and
harness completes 40,000 muskets with equip
ments complete; io,uuu lines with equipments
complete. .' '.; ', ; ,. - . . . . . : i l.
The equipment include belts, -cartridge
boxes, cap pooches, e. . . .
Tb public arms ar in a better condition than
t any previous date of our State history. -
- The state arsenal is nearly oompleted; lib
la four weeks It will be available for tbe deposit
The contract cost of tb building is $14,009,
wbloh sum has been realized from the sale of
old arms and equipments, an 4 the old Peniten
tiary lota.. ''. -i ' "-
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QUARTER—MASTER GENERAL'S REPORT.
Abttract of At Report of tht Quarter-Matter
Central " . - "
' The Quarter Master General say there is a
large quantity of arms scattered over the State,
which ought to be returned to tbe Arsenal.
The arms now la the Arsenal are all ia good
order. The artillery that we In th arsenal at
the last report, with such as bs been collected
since, have all been remounted, bored out and
rebushed. Ths carriage bare been painted and
cnt In eomolete order.' ' "
During th put ysar 41 prlraU tent and on
large officers' tent have been pnrohased.making
In all tbe 8tate now owns, 81 private, 31 com-
fiany officer, 8 field and staff tents, and one
arge offioer tent. - These are all provided with
box, poles and pin. '(fabricated at IDS Ar
Mnal. - . .-r -v. ' :
Daring th earn tloi the ordnance depart
ment at Washington, has ao construed the
law, providing for the issaeof arms to the sev
eral States, as to deny the future issue of pre-
Anaaton can anil nrlmra. Thi I a 0W Dosl-
tloa in oooiraveBiloa of recent precedent. They
dacllne also, to Issue fixsd ammunition, a mod
erate supply of wbloh sbouid always uttaoh to a
State arsenal. i--n '. :' '
' An appropriation of two hundred dollar for
Mirmifulnn nans and orimsrs. and three hundred
dollars for fixed ammunition would bo adequate,
aad yet tbe lowest sum wbloh should b applied
' '.--Timber cutting is reporUd to bea money
maklng trade la Virginia) tha lumber cotnee
north as far as Maine, where large quantities of
Virginia oak ar useij for shlp-buding and
hoa-maaing. , , .. ,.,. . ,.,.-;, ri
,m .tu vrt.
.vt ii'.; tat
mff X vl!"
MONDAY, January 7, 1861—10, A. M.
preolsely tea o'clock th President of th
Senate called th Senate to order. . - -.
Prayer by Prof. Merrick, of Delaware.
Tbe CLERK of tbe Senate, D. W. Rhodes,
Esq., called the roll and tbe following Senators
were present, vu:
: Messrs. Breok, Brewer, Bouar, Coppy, Eaeon,
Fisher,' Foster. Garfield Harsh, Leakey, Mon
roe, Morse, Newman, Parish, Perrill, Potts,
Potwln, Smith,. Stanley, White and (Cummins
Hon. JOHN E. CUMMlfla.of sneioy, senator
elect vice Hon. Ii Walker, deceased, and upon
motion, they were referred to tbe oommittee on
Elections. v .-. fit,- ' IF. I
On motion of Mr. PARISH the House was
notified that the Senate was ready for buslnts:
On motion of Mr. MONROE, it was agreed
that, the Senate adopt the usual hours of con
vening 10 o'clock A. ai-, and o cioca r. iu.
A maMcm van renal ved trom the House, an
nouncing its readiness for the transaction of
Mr. MONROE offered a Joint resolution for
the appointment of a ,'commltteo from each
Honae. to notify the Governor that tbe Assem
blv is readv to rooeivo communications from
Messrs. MONROE and WHITE, were ap
pointed on the pert of theSenate. : . ' 1-
Mi. WHITE, from tbe committee on Privi
leges and Eleotions,reported that the credentials
of Senator LUMrauio coniormeu witu ,
and Mr. C. was auly qualified, and took his seat
as a State Senator . ; i- r ; i
Mr. MONROE reported tbat the joint com
mlttee bad discharged their duty, and tbe Gov
ernor would communicate with the General As
The Seoretarv cf the Governor was anooun-
th Uovernor's Annual Metsag was pre
sented, and tbe Clerk proceeded to read nntil
tmnUa o'clock, when the Senate took a recess
until 3 o'clock, r. at.
Tho CLERK finished the reading of the Gov-
Mr. GARFIELD offered a resolution author
ising the printing of 3,000 extra copies of the
message. Mr. G submitted a few remarks, expa
tiating upon the importance and Interest of tbe
endorsing tt as a statesman ke docu
ment, representing tbe sentiments of the people
of Ohio, tie also appeaira to tne sssaw w se
to tt, that Ohio does her whole duty in main.
saining the Union. . v .
; Mr. PARISH moved an amendment tbat 1,-
Ono conies extra be printed in th German lan
guago. Amendment accepted and resolution
Another communication was received from
the Governor transmitting sundry reports of
Department. '" ' " "
. On motion of Mr. MONROE, the different
topics treated in the Governor' message were
referred to tne appropriate umiuiuk wioiiuimot.
i Dcath of Hon. HaanasTV WaLsaa. Mr.
r.TiMMINS announced the death of the late
Senator Hardeety Walker, of Shelby county, and
offered the following resolutions, viav "
. Whereas, It bas pleased tbe Divine Father
and Ruler or all thing to remove by death from
our midst, our late worthy member, the Hon
Hardcsty Walker, and being .desirous of ex
pressing .our'hlgh esteem for tbe virtue; in
tegrity and patriotism of the deoeased, tbere
lore i ' ' - "1 -' -
Hftnlaed. That while we bow in submission to
the dispensation of Providence,1, which bas re
mnnoH from among ns. and from the labor of
this life, our esteemedfriend and co-laborerthe
Hon. Hardeety Walker, we aeepiy aepiore our
loss, and hereby bear testimony to his integrity,
Intelligence and patriotism, and that we sincere
ly sympathize with the family and friends of the
deceased In their Irreparable loss: -
Rtiolwd, Tbat tbe memDere oi tne senate
will ws-ir the usual badge of mourning lor thirty
Rrmahed. That the Clerk of the Senate be in
structed to forward a copy ot these resolutions
to the family of the deceased. Adopted.
On motion of Mr. CUMMINS, tbe Senate ad
journed as a tribute of respect to the memory of
tho deceased senator. ,
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
MONDAY, January 7th, 1861.
Pursuant' to the" resolution of adjournment,
thn House was called to order, when
Prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Aikin, of
The SPEAKER then addressed the House
as follows: - J 1
GlHTLIMFN OF THE HoDSB OF RirSESENT
tives: Allow me to congratulate you upon the
prompt manner - iu which you have returned to
ihe scene of your labor, btnee last we met,
our State bas been blest with aa abundant and
overflowing harvest, and io all the elements of
prosperity, wealth and power, she Is richer than
at any otner perioa oi oer nisiorj. au ner ma
terial interests are again committed to your
care, and I trust your acts will be governed by
a deep sense of responsibility to the people you
represent, and mat your amies, wnsiever iney
may be, will oe oiaouergeu wuu uucuij, tear
laseness. and an eye single to tbe pablio good.
It cannot be disguised that we are rapidly
annroachlnz tbe most eventful trials In tbe his
tory of our State and nation. . It may be that
we shall soon bo called upon to act relative to
matters of tbe gravest and most vital moment,
effecting even our existence as a people. If this
bs so, let ns remember that he is but a poor pa
triot who will not throw aside all partizan strife
and political bitterness, and devote ail tbat he
has of time, talent, labor, and even life liaelf
to promote the highest interest of our beloved
country. Let ns solemnly aeoiare mat wmcn we
will peril all we bold dear on earth to maintain
that Ohio will stand by ths Union of the States.
That she can listen to no proposition for tbe
division otj our eountry, or the dishoncr of our
flag, r eitblul to all tbe provisions ot tne con
stitutionobedient to the laws and firm in the
consciousness of rectitude and power enewiu
move grandly onward In comjiany with all ber
sister States, "demanding nothing bnt what Is
right submitting to nothing that la wrong."
The certificates of the following new mem
bers were presented, when they came forward
and took the oatb of office. ' "
H. S. DICKEY, a Representative ot High
land. In nlace of C. B. Miller, resigned '
D. J. BROWN, as Representative of Putnam
and Henry, In the place of Vaeoe Robb, de
ceased. '' . i. i 'i
A. M. REED, as the Representative of
Greene, in tbe plseo of A. Harlan, resigned.
Tbe Senate was ibeo iQiurmea oi me organi
itinn of the donee. - -
A similar message waa'recieved from the
Messrs. HITCHCOCK, ANDREWS and
REE3, of Morrow, were appointed oa tbo part
of the House to wait on the Governor and In
form bim of the organization ol tne Mouse.
M. nEVORE nresentcd th memorial of M
M. Murphy and 134 others of Ripley, In Brown
conaty, praying tor an act io aumumo uuaia
nff In lhat town. - " .
Mr. HITCHCOCK presented a memorial of
C. H. Williams, and others, of Geauge, for
metea atrlnirent temperance law.
House Bill, No. 260: Relative to Turnpike
and Plank Roads, was read a seoood time and
referred to the oommittee on Roads. -House
Bill, No. 939: Amending the aot es-
Uhliahfns- the School for Idiots, was read a
third time, and referred to Mr. JJitchoook.
- Notice of. the introduction oi Bills wss
: By Mr.- PATTERSON To amend the aet,
regulating Turnpike and Plank Roads., "':,' ''.'
By Mr. , CONVERSE To amend th aot,
eonocmlnc fugitive from Justice.
By Mr. PARR For the ereotlon of a Lunatic
Asylum in lacking coauiy. -
On leave. Mr. WOODS Introduced H B. No.
261: To repeal the act to prevent kidnapping,
passed April 13, 1867.- ! . , - - - T.
On leave, Mr. NOBLE Introduced H. B. No.
262 To amend the aet in relation to deeds for
kaadioldby tii State of Obi. ' (
Th following sets of joint resolutions weri
preeentea, ana isia on toe taoie tor oisoussiod
By Air. buutt, oi warren .
Wbeseas, Th people or the Stat of Ohio re
card tbe Constitution and tbe Union ss tha pal
ladium of their liosrty, and the enforcement and
observance of the law as the only means by
which tbelr . right can b maintained, and ur
free Institutions perpetuated: therefore, "T
Reoolvtdbw At General Aitcmbly of th Blatt
o WDtOj IJiat ID
Thanh Unit or. to
has been assailed tor th last tblrty year by
designing politicians, "must and shall be pre
served. , Retolvtd, That the Stat of Ohio utterly re
pudiates the right of sscession by any of the
States of the Confederacy; that tt Is the duty of
the General Goveromeui to preserve! the Con
stitution Inviolate, to protect tb property of tbe
United State, to collect tb revenues and en
force the law In every section of tbe Union, re
gardless of looal prej udioee, or threats of dis
ioval citizens: and tbat we. the Representatives
of the people,ir declare tbat tbe Btate or unio
will be Hound in every h emergency sussainiDs
th Federal Government Id this, Its evident and
plain duty to the Union, tbe States.: and th
- Reaolerd, That While it 1 the duty of every
State in this Union, having enactments on their
Statute books connoting witn tne laws ana
Constitution of the United States, to repeal
them, It Is also the duty of Congress to oarry
out, by lw, that provision of, the Federal Con
stltution which declare that "the' citizens of
each State shall be entitled to the privileges and
Immunities of the citizens of the several States,"
and thus beget confidence and a spirit of (rater,
nal feeling between the dlffent tkate and sec
tions of tbe Union.
. Retained, That a copy of these resolutions oe
sent by the Governor of this State to eaoh of
our Senator and Representatives in Congress,
and tbe Governors ol our sister States.
By Mr. HUTCHESON
Wheeeas, it bas now become apparent tbat
no adjustment or existing troubles can b ef
fected in Congress adequate to arrest tbe dan
gerous tendency of revolution and restore peace
and harmony to our distrsoted country, whilst
tbe threatened withdrawal or all tbe slavenold
log States at an early period, to be followed,
perbaps, with a desolating olvll war, Is becom
ing more and more Imminent: and
Wheseas, The actual secession of tbe State
of South Carolina, with the contemplated seces
lion of certain other Statea soon to take place,
presents grave and unusual questions upon
wbloh the Constitution and laws of the United
States confer no authority on Congress or the
Federal authorities to act, viz t- v ,
- 1st. To make war upon the seceding State
and reduce them to submission by force; or,
2d. To acknowledge the independenoe of such
Amo wheeeas. It is the peculiar felicity of our
political . system, in a crisis like tne present,
when tbe difficulty can neither be compromised
nor avoided, to have provided a - remedy in a
Convention of all the States, acting In , their
original, paramount and sovereign capacity.
The people, therefore, must come to the rescue
and Save the country, If it can now be saved at
all. from the imnending ruin. , i
And wheeeas, Time and experience have
shown sinoe tbe formation and adoption ot tbe
Federal Constitution, that it has been subjeot to
opposing -construction and conflicting opinions,
which have engendered discord, strife and alie
nation between different sections of the Union,
and finally .resulted U tbe present 'state of
things: . . , . ,. t .
- Firtt, In regard to the nature of the Federal
Government Itself, whether It is a compact be
tween sovereign States, in which the soverelgcty
is ia the People of tbe States, considered sepa
rately; or wuetner it is a national uorcrnment
formed by tbe People acting as a wuolo, ana in
which the sovereignty is In tbe American Peo
ple, as forming one great community
Second, la regard to the right of a State, act
ing in its sovereign capacity, to interpose its
authority within its own limits against what It
may deem aa unconstitutional aot ot congress
or any other encroachment upon what it may
regard as its reserved. rights; and, also, as to
to tbe ultimate right c'a8tate to withdraw from
the Union and dissolve its connection with the
other State., ... , , . ... ... ', -.,
Third la regard to tbe power of the Gene
oral Government to seer a seceding State.
t earth In regard to tb constitutional reck
ons of slave property es It exist in fifteen
States of tb Union; whether the Constitution
of the United State recognize it as property on
tbe same basis or otber property., - b -
t ifth la regard to tbe question ot slavery In
Sixth As to the manner of carrying Into ef
fect tbe provision of the Constitulon in regard
to fugitive slaves. -
Seventh In regard to the surrender of persons
charged with crime; whether the fact that the
laws of the State In which fugitives from justice
may be found, do not recognize tbe crime for
which such fugitives may stand charged, are suf
fioieut for a refusal to deliver them up.
: Eighth In regard to tbe power of Congress
to abolish slavery In the Distrlot ot Columbia,
and in such places as., are. held nnder tbe ex
clusive jurisdiction of the Genoral Government;
and to aboilsn tbe inter state slave trade.
JVintA In regard to the right of transit and
soiourn or persons witb alave property
Ttnthla regaid to the Jurisdiction and
process of the Supreme Court of tbe United
States. , i i , "' ,-i ' ' .' i ,' I
Be it therefore rttolved, by At General ktttmbly
of the State of Oho, That the state of Ohio, in
oonformity with tbe fifth article ot tbe Consti
tution of tbe United States, hereby makes ap
plication to Congress for the call of a General
Convention of the States, to take into consider
ation tb present state of pubiio affairs, and to
amend tb Federal Constltotlon In the particu
lars herein enumerated, and to make such
other amendments as may be deemed need
Rttolved further, Thet In behalf of dur con
stituents, we hereby declare that'the proposl
tions recently Introduced la. ihe Senate ot the
United State by Hon. Jobn J. Crittenden, Son
a tar from Kentucky, as proposed amendments
of the Constitution, meat our concurrence, and
we believe tbey would be acceptable to the
people of Ohio. , 1 '
Retolvtd, That His Excellency, the Governor,
be requested to transmit copies of this docu
ment to the other States of the Union, and to
our Senator and Representatives in Congress,
to oe lata before mat ooay, .
By Mr. HAUUUW ?, - ', a .
Whereas, dissensions of a serious sod alarm
log character bav arisen between tbe people of
tbe tree and slave states, In regard to tbe iostl
tutlon of slavery, and, whereas, a portion of
the people of these United States are in open
rebellion against the government, lor the rea
son tbat tbey have been lead to regard a major
ity of the peopl of this snd tha other tree
States aa enemies, and as entertaining senti
ment dangerous to their peace and prosperity :
and whereas, these erroneous impressions arc
being strengthened and embittered, by a portion
or tbe pubiio frees and puDiio speakers ot tbis
State, be It therefore,, ' r
Retolvtd by ihe General '.Attmbly of Aa Slatt
of Ohio, That we ocoupy no new or equivocal
position upon this vexed question of ..alavery;
that we stand to-day wber w bare always
stood, ready to mini to tn letter an our const!
tutiooal obligations, willing to abide by and ad
here to all th guarantee and compromise Of
tbe Constitution, favorable to tbe institution of
Rttolved, That we hold these constitutional
guarantees to be . i '. h f i
1st. Tb right of tho slave Statea to a repre
eentaiion on tnree-nttns ot tneir star popula
tion. , -i '
2d. That no psrson hold to service or labor In
one state under the law thereof escaping Into
another, shall inconsequence or any law or
regulation therein be dlsobarged from such ser
vice, or labor, but shall be delivered up on olsim
ot tbe party to wbom such service or labor .may
oeuue. ,, ..........
Retolved, That whil w are readv to main
tain inviolate In the future, a w bar in the
pass, these constitutional guarantees.! vet we
hold it to be ia accordance with these provisions
of th Constitution, that slavery I a Stat Insti.
tutlon; tbat it exist In a Stat by virtu of th
"iw tnereoi;- mat it can no mora rcist in
State or Territory without such law, "than a
man can breathe without air;' that th Constl
tutlon confer no power upon Congress to estab
lish slavery anywhere; that Congress not bar
Ing the power, it cannot confer any such power
upon a Territorial Legislator, or any other bo
dy created by It authority; that If dona at all
itimusl be by tb sovereign power of the State,
after its admission Into th Union., , , , " ; .,
Retolvtd, That w believe, with that distin
guished and deeply lamented Southern States
man, (Henry Clay,) that there Is "no pert of
tha Constitution wnicn convey in rignt or th
power to Barry slave from one of tbe Statea of
Kb Onion to., any Territory of the Unltod
(Stat.." jxor witn turn can w admit, "tor a
moment, that there 1 any separate or, distinct
power upon the part ot tbe State, or Individual
members of tbe Stat or any portion of tbe
people of the United States, to oarry slave Into
the rTerrltorlea, nnder,'. the Idea, that ' the
Territories ar held In common between the aer.
eral States." W hold tbat the territories are th
. ...j .1. . rAnnf Itullnn
er over tne same is vesiea oj w
In Congress, yet we are Infavor of conferring
upon th people of a Territory, whenever their
umbers will Justify it, all legislative, execu
tive and judlofal power, consistent with a due
regard to ihe interest of th whol people, and
while we do not believe tbat tbe legal prlnolple,
that slavery cannot go into a Territory, would
be made stronger by Congressional prohibition,
yetbeoauseoftbe moral effects as well as the
many precedents - In favor of such prohibitory
legists' toff, w are in favor of applying the Jef
r..,r,. n.nDt, tj, .ii mu for the organization ot
territorial government, believing in the langu
age of Judge Ranney, of this State: "That tbe
maintaining or freedom tnereiu u uu. bub. .
humanity, to republloan principles, to our obar.
acter and Interests aa a people, and. above all,
to the 'poor of our own and other lands who
shall go there to find homes for tbsmsslvos and
families, and who would be beggared and ais.
graced by tbe contact of slave labor."
Ketoivea, Tbat weuttony ignore aou rpum
the doctrine of another distinguished Statesman
(S.A.Douglas,) a proclaimed in the Senate
chamber, via., "Tbat under the Constitution
slaves are property, standing on aa equal foot
ing witn an otner property; ana inai, cuunu
quently, the owner of a slave has the same right
to emigrate to a territory and carry his property
with him, as tho owner of any other spsctee of
property hss to move there and oarry bis prop-;
rty with him," a dootrln that If onus admitted,
would render tbe exclusion of slavery from sny
territory a constitutional Impossibility , as the
admission of a constitutional right Implies tbo
necessary legislation to secure the enjoymentof '
such right, consequently, tbe only power tbat
either Congress, or a territorial legislature oould
hare over the subject, would in the language of
Chief Justice Taney, "Be the power coupled,
with the duty of guarding and proteotiog tbe
owner in his righto," and it this doctrine be true,
ths neglect or refusal of Congress to provide tbe
necessary legislation to guard and protect tho
owner in his constitutional rights, would of Itself
be suflloleot oause for revolution or secession.
Retolvtd, Tbat standing as we do, where tb
founders of the Government stood, la regard to j
this exciting question, guided, at w ar, by
uch expounder of the Constitution as Ksnt,
Story and Marshall, following in tbe footsteps
of suoh Illustrious and patriotio statesmen ss
Jefferson, Clsy and Webster, we can smile at
the charge of sectionalism; we hurl back with
scorn and contempt the charge of Abolition- -Ism,
and while we are stronly opposed to all
Interference with slavery In the States where It
now exists,' yet we are equally opposed to any .
construction, or to any amendment to tb Con-'
itiution.by virtu of which, slavery shall go in
to tbo 'territories and be proteoted during the
Territorial condition, a proposition that in It '
results and oonsequences would make the people
of the free States ae much responsible for the
perpetuation and extension of slavery as those
of the slave States; a proposition tbat would
subvert and change tbe whole theory of our
government, and make the Constitution not an
instrument to perpetuate tbe " hinting t of liber
ty," but theoarse of human bondage, a doctrine )
abhorrent to the moral and religious sense of a
free and liberty loving people. , And we, there
fore, declare to our sister States, that let tbe re
sult be oonoord or discord, union or disunion, .
pesce or war, Ohio will never consent to any,
such proposition, or to any further oompromlt. -by
which slavery shall receive any 'new or '
stronger guarantees thsn tbose contained in tbe
present Constitution. - - . . ,
Retolvtd, That the Government of these .
United States wa ordaineded and established
by tbe people thereof, for their mntual security
and benefit, and all attempts by any portion of
the people thereof, to subvert or overthrow the
same, Is rebellion aad treason; and as su?b,
ought to be met by tbe whole power of the Gov
ernment, and put down, at any cost, and at all .
hazards, and - if oecesssry, we hereby pledge la
the General Government the whole power of -'
this State for the accomplishment of this object, .
tbe voice being that the "Union must and shall
be preserved." : 1
Th Governor' Annual Mestaze was then
read at the clerk's desk.
Mr. PARROT then offered tbe resolut'o l that
3,000 extra copies of tbe Governor's message be
printed, which motion he supported In the fol
lowing remarks, when the resolution was adopt
ed, Mr. PARROT said:
Tbe message Just read is of more than ordi
nary interest . - -
Tbe change which it proposes In the plan fur
paying off the pubiio debt is of itself sufficiently
important to Justify tbe pastsge of thi resolu -tion.
Inasmuch, also as th controversy with
Kentucky, growing out of tbe Lago cose, hss
been much magnified and much misrepresented,
it ia du silks to tbe Governor and to the peo
ple that a true statement of tbe circomstanoes
of the case, and of the prlnolple by which It
was decided, sbouid be widely distributed. But
I am mainly Induced to offer this resolution by
the patriotio tone in which the message (peaks
upon the deplorable condition of our Inter state
relations. I trust it may neutralize the bitter. ;
ness of partisan spirit. I feet assured tbat all
here share a common depression at the impend
ing gloom, and a common desire to restore tt
brightness of fraternal feeling among theStates.
. In this crisis let ns stand together as on v
psrty with on objeet, the permanenoy of tbe
Union and the preservation of the Constitution.
. As a leading State of "tbe Imperial center,"
Ohio exert a controlling Influence and herveic ..
was anxiously listened for.
, The expression now given to it by her Govor
nornor will meet tbe hearty approval of her own
citizen and the hopes ot Union loving men v
It I both patriotio and conservative; at once
firm but conciliatory; while it demands a due re
spool for the privileges and immunities common
to tbe citizens of eaoh State, it eqally Insist
npou the recognition of those rights peculiar to
the citizens oft he slave States secured to tbem
by the Federal Constitution
This, sir, Is tbe true remedy to purge tbe
State tod rcalor her to a sound and pristine '-,1
health again; asaored observance of all the
conditions of tbecompaot.
Then, let us send thie message to every ham
let lo Obio; let us send It across tbe borders of
our neighboring States, with tbe earnest hope
that Its appeal for a settlement or discords, its
avowal of attachment for tbe Union, and its
admonitions to onaerve every constitutional
right and requirement, msy temper the fierce
flame that threaten to consume tbe Amerioan ,' .1
Union, the production alike and the protection '
of American liberty.
After wbioh the House adjourned.
January 8th, 186110, A. M.. r( ,. O
Senate opened with prayer by Rev. Dr ' li
WOOD. . ... . .
Minute of yesterday read and approved,
PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS.
Mr. STANLEY presented the petition of th
Treasurer and officers of Lawrence county,'
asking th Legislature to extend the term ot
Auditor to th olose of the fiscal year. (Ja-
vuuirj vsomminee.; . ., ,-; 1
Mr. READY Presented n netltinn from nn.'
dry ladles, of Tuscarawas county, asking tb
Legislature to take tbe necessary measure to
return to the married women of tbis State, a'
legal, personal existence; and that "you place
the wife on an equality with her husband In
th right to time, earnings, property, and the 7;
oontrol and guardianship of their cbildreu."
Mr. READY moved it referenoe to a special
Committee. Agreed to.
Tbe President appointed Messrs. Raspy, Osa
snd Holm is such Committee.
H. B. Nof244; By Mr". ' Woods-To author- r
tze, me commissioner or Licking County to,
levy a tax for eertain purposes therein named.
Committee of the Whole.
A Message from the Honse. bain a tolnt roa
olutlon eonoewiog, printing of the Governor's
Message was read and referred to the Commit
tee on - "V i '.n.'.. .1
' By Mr. MONROE A bill to amend Sea. 2'
Of en not to reirnlata the election, eontaat of
of election, and resignation of Magistrates.. '.
By Mr. MONROE. 8. B N 177. to amenrfr '
See. 1, of the act regulating the payment of
costs in prosecution for minor offeuoe. ; The .
amndmn$ proposes that a cost taxed by t
magistrate or mayor, In prosecution for offen-'-'
ee hereafter, the punishment whereof is leea ''"
thsn Imprisonment in the Penitentiary, shall ba ' ,
paid out of tb County Treasuries, unless an in
formation I filed fa the proper court, or ah in.
dlotment be found against tbe aocused.for a plea r
of guilty shall be made, and costs oannot be col
looted by execution. Section 1 of th aet la nw,