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From the Delaware Gazette, October 3d.
Terrible Calamity-Eleven Persons
Terrible Calamity-Eleven Persons Killed--Thirty to Forty
Terrible Calamity-Eleven Persons Killed--Thirty to Forty Wounded.
Just u our psper -was reJ ,fr. P18
, yesterday evening, we were startled by m
teUirenee thai a terrible tragedy bad oc
curred at tlie Fair Grounds, by which elev
en pawns were instantly killed, and some
thirty or forty injured more or less serious
" y, The accident occurred from the burel-
- injr of "e DOUer steam engine on ex-
from tha fiKfjiliikrimpTit nf RiadW.
jtarnham, Uuw ae wo. In the haste and
jYmftiRlon that nrevai Is. it is irrtnossible to
get the particulars with any degree of. ac
curacy; and indeed we are not m a condi
tion to seek details: but of those killed
six belonging: to this town : : - - "
f W.llro. wi'slnw r,t A tt,
v. . Thos. Williams, Cabinet Maker.
, William, son of S. Finch, Esq- aged
aooui o years.
. Lotus, son of B. Powers. Eso.. about the
Henry Stimel, son of Daniel Stimel, aged
aoout 10. - .. "
Who tho others are that were killed, and
where they came from, we cannot learn.
Among the injured is our oldest son, Hen
ry C. Ihompson, a boy of 14 years, wlio
is severely scalded in tho face, and his log
The Fair was passing off most pleasant Iv
an immense number of persons present
when this horrible occurrence "put a stop
to it and cast a sudden gloom over all, and
carried deep distress to the homes of many
of our most esteemed citizens.- We Lad
left the ground but a short time before the
accident occurred, and we're ' thus snared
being an eye witness to the heart-rending
occurrence. . liod forma that we snail ev
er be called upon to record another like it.
P., S. Since tae above was put in tvpe
we have received the following list of the
killed, as also of the severely wounded, as
tar as ascertained:
. Killed. Mrs. A. Walker, TIios. Wil
liams, F. Smith, Louis Powers, Win. Finch,
a son of Minor Tone, of Liberty; two Ji.
rises, names not given; Mr. Crook, residing
on the plank road north of Uolunibus, (the
person whose body Jay for some time un
recognized in the Mayor's office;) Mrs,
Fatally Wounded. Another son of
-Daniel Stimel; Mrs Jeremiah Markle and
child; (the child since died.)
Wounded. Slingluff, student, badlv
scalded; Benj. Newberry, of Berkshire, leg
and arm broken; Kead and Keller, stu
dents, each a leg broken; Mrs. Jacob J.
Gross, of Tror, badly scalded; S. S. Stai-
lev. student, of Waldo's scalded: son of
Lewis Breese; sou of H. P. Havens; J. P.
Slack; Mrs. R. Mickle; Kawley; Miss
Veley: Bachelor: Jer. Markle; B.
Hoes; J. Nicholson; A. Wells; IL C.
Thompson; son of M. L. Griffin;
-:. The engine ou exhibition was "Rumley's
Patent Rotary," a novelty which attracted
much attention, aDd was at all times sur
rounded by a crowd of spectators. - We
have hoard no cause assigned for the acci
The Delaware Catastrophe.
.The Stale Journal says:
Five of the killed were buried ' at three
o'clock and tie funerals attracted a large
crowd. The proceasioa "was estimated as
ieing jt mile sad a half in length, and the
treets of Delaware .wete crowded with
Tie boiler was thrown ninety feet from
wfecre it was on exhibition. .The cylinder
and its attachments were thrown sixty feet
-one of the governor balls . was thrown
150 feet, struck a boulder that was partial
ly imbedded in the ground, and bouueed
from that and broke a student's leg who
was standing some 15 or 20 feet from it
.--.IMrs. Walker a as walking arm., in arm
with her brother-in-law, F- C. Welch. ' She
was the worst mangled of those who were
hurt, while Mr. Welch, with whom she
was walking, was unhurt. The cylinder
killed licr.. "
It Was a new boiler, and was built in
Sandusky city. Tho water guages were
tested not one minute before the explosion,
and water ran from both of them. The
engineer at the time of the explosion, stood
with his hand on the- throttle valve. He
was uninjured, but lost his hat, which dis
appeared very mysteriously no trace of it
can be discovered. ".
Messrs. Powers and Finch were standing
by and saw their sons killed before their
yest Mr. Williams was standing some
fifty feet from the engine. He was killed
by one of the furnace doors.
We learn that on the morning after the
accident Welch fe Lent's circus came into
Delaware, and on hearing of the disaster,
the manager offered his teams, &c, to at
tend the funerals, and declined to exhibit
in consequence of the calamity.' In the
evening a number of the citizens contribu
ted a purse to reimburse the circus com
pany for their expenses, but they declined
to receive it, and handed the amount over
to Mrs. Nafius, one of the sufferers. This
conduct on the part of Messrs. Welch fc
Lent is deserving of all praise. "
are yet to
take place prior to the great struggle for
the Presidency, in November next, are as
Florida ... October 6
Pennsylvania October 1 4
"; Ohio...,..--.u;:..-.. October 14 .
South Carolina . October 14
Indiana ... ...October 14
The State Election in California does
not take place this year till November 4th
same day with the Presidential elec
tion. - i
Georgia holds no election this year her
election being biennial.
v ;. A SOUTHKBK VlEW OF FbkK SOCIETY.
Free society ! " We sicken of the name.
What is it but a conglomeration of "greasy
"mechanics, filthy operatives, small fisted
"farmers, and moonstruck theorists f " All
the Northern, and especially the New Eng
land States, are devoid of society . fitted
for a well bred gentleman. The prevail
ing class one meet with is that of mechan
ics struggling to be genteel and small far
mers who do their own drudgery, and yet
who are hardly fit for association with a
Southern gentleman' body-servant. This
irynnr free society which" the Northern
hordes are endeavoring to extend into Kan
sas?" Muscogee ( Geo) Herald.
. Texah Gam. Sporting gentleman
newiy arrived in Texas:
"Any game hereabouts, sirH .
, sTexan "Reckon so, and plenty of 'em.
'There's bluffy poker,: and eucher, and all
fours, and roontc,'and just as many others
8 rem like to jiny nt.B
State Elections. Peace and Quietness--Law and
lowing paragraph, which, considering it is
a Buchanan journal, is in admirable keep
ing. It is observable, and may serve as a
key to the real intention of Buchanan ' or
gans out of Missouri,' that while uttering
the most bloody-minded sentiments and
threats, he interlards all his brutality with
expressions that they (the Border Ruffians)
are struggling for "peace and quietni
law and order. Leader.
"We are still of the opinion that the two
parties cannot exist in this territory. As
long as the experiment is beiuc tried, we
shall be in constant tumult, and civil war
in Kansas inevitable. We care not how
many treaties may be made with these
traitors by men in .authority, who may
prostitute their office, as long as we can
raise a hand to strike our aim will be to
rid this territory of a set of scoundrels
whose presence would dishonor the infernal
regions. We hope our friends in this por
tion of Kansas, who have been the subjects
of many luvults and injuries from these
Northern harpies, will no longer suffer them
to remain in their midst. I rent them as
you would the midnight assassin, for they
are no less and whenever they are seen
with arms in their hands, let the crack of
your rifle be the only salute they receive
from you. Do this and we will once more
be in possession of that piece and quietness
we enioved before the territory was over
run with these Northern maruders."
The Missouri Democrat says of this:
. "Here is a pet and protege of the Pierce
Administration, coolly.' and deliberately
contemplating a renewal of the scenes of
brigandism aud murder which have dis
graced the nation for a shameful year, at
the very time when an official of the Ijov-
eminent has issued a : proclamation," de
nouncing all lawlessness, from whatevc
quarter proceeding, as treason to the coun
try. We have no sympathy for Lane and
his force but it cannot but be said in their
favor, tliat, on the advent of Governor Gea
ry they vacated the Territory," and mani
fested a disposition to abide by the dictates
of Constitutional authority. They have is
sued no proposals for a sanguinary exter
mination, of all the pro-slavery men in the
Territory. This is in their favor; while At
chison, Stringfellow & Co., while compelled
to retire for the present to their haunts
and lairs, do so with the worst grace, and
with the expressed determination to renew
at the earliest opportunity, those acts of
rapine aud slaughter which have damned
them to an everlasting infamy."
Mr. Buchanan and the Cincinnati Con
vention endorse Pierce, Pierce backs up
Atchison, Stringfellow & Co., whose bru
tality aud ruffianism extort the above con
demnation from a leading Buchanan jour
nal, not vile enough to "go the whole fig
ure. Jt'ut that and that together, .Demo
crats who think ! Leader. -1
promises of a true man upon his bps.
Some of his early acts look like the con-
ct of an upright, impartial and. brave
Governor, aud we had hoped that the man
was to do much towards establishing justice
and peace in that distracted country. But
we are eettinff fearfuL ' Recent acts would
indicate tliat Geary is to be but the tool of
the Kufhans. That he is to be the oppres
sor, rather tlinn the defender of the actual
settlers of the Territory, lie has seized
and imiirisoned nearly 100 of the Free
State men of JLawrence, ou a charge tor
hiirh treason, liocause they were found in
amis against the Territory, aud honored
with his confidence the border leaders and
l)order bands of luVhwav men. He issued
a proclamation for the dissolution of the
army tliat came up against Lawrence, but
when it flatly refused to obey, he. arrested
nobody for treason, but by persuasion and
soft words, and promises to take them into
the public-service, he induced them to de
sist, aud then enrolled 600 of them in the
service of the United States as peace ma
This was done in the face of the state
ment made by the Governor in his proe-;
lamation, that he .had enough regular
t coops for all purposes, and did not require
the aid of militia. Finding himself thus
abandoned once, more to the mercy of a
Ruffian army, bearing all the authority of
the government to sanction their doings,
and not wishing to combat even the name
of the government thus misused, the whole
Free State force under Lane, mumbering
1,500 men abandoned the town, and the
Ruffians, headed by Reid marched into it,
with the Govemor and TJ. S. troops tri
umphantly. . '
The capture of the 95 Free Slate men
who are held for trial is said to have occur
red in this way: The Governor thought
it necessary, to appease 4he Missourians,
to institute a pursuit of Lane and his men,
and the U. S. troops employed in this ser
vice were encountered at a crossing of the
Kaw river, and finding themselves ,thus
pursued, they, in a fit of desperation, are
said to have fired upon their pursuers, kil
ling a cousin of the Governor, and wound
ing several others. The fire was returned,
and 40 of the Free Soilers are said to have
been killed and 96 captured.
The force officially denominated inva
ders and insurgents, and called by the
Border Ruffians "Lane's men," consisted of
three-fourths of the able bodied northern
settlers. They had gathered from their
farms, shops and offices, all over the Ter
ritory, to repel an army of Missouri inva
ders, who threatened the destruction of
Lawrence. - The Missouri assailants have
been aided by the Governor and U. S.
troops in accomplishing a purpose which
singly, they would have utterly failed in.
There is no hope lor is.an.sas ana ner
people, but in a change of the National
Administration. November decides her
fate. Leader. ,f
Two More. The Washington corres
pondent of the New York Post writes thus:
"Two important accessions to the sup
porters of 1 remt nt have just come to my
knowledge. Mr. French Evans, the author
of the Philadelphia platform, on which
t illmore, was nominated, and a warn aa
vocate of Fillmore, has announced his pur
pose of taking the stump in Pemmylvania
in favor of Fremont He is an effective
and able speaker. Louis Fitzgerald Tasis
tro, late translator in the State Department,
also a friend of Fillmore, and one of the
best stump speakers in Maryland during
the Taylor campaign, has resolved to enter
the lists for Fremont. Mr. Tasistro is a
man of extraordinary accomplishments, and
is capable of doing great service, to the
From the Cleveland Herald of Saturday. Oct. 4th.
Two of Jackson's Secretaries
The survivors of the political body
guard of Gen. Jackson are, almost to a
man, in favor of the "Pathfinder." At
the head of this array of war-worn veter
ans stands Francis P. Blair, tho confiden
tial adviser of Jackson, and the editor of
the organ of his administration.
At a Republican meeting in Philadel
phia on Monday last, a letter addressed to
the meeting by Samuel D. Ingham, who
was Secretary of Treasury under Jackson,
was read by the son of Mr. Ingham, in
which letter that gentleman takes firm
ground with the Republicans. , .
. Mr, Ingliain says that he long since
ceased to take an active part in politics,
and that the infirmities of age prevent his
attendance upon the meeting in compli
ance with the imitation, but says:
In the momentous issues now presented,
I should be uufaithful to the dictates of
my judgment, and the conscientious con
victions of a solemn duly, if I withheld any
aid that might be thought vseful in the
trial of the great cause now before the
American people. -
On one side of the great issue before us
the right to hold slaves in all tho territo
ries of the United Slates is claimed by
virtue of the Constitution of the United
Stales. ' . This claim suggests a construc
tive power, not in the class of those neces
sary and proper for the execution of the
granted power; nor have its advocates per
sisted m an attempt to derive from it an
expressed or implied term or meaning of
the Constitution. I hey saw clearly tliat
this would be impossible, and nave now
rested their claim on a "higher law, en
deavoring to prove that "slavery is the
natural and normal condition of the labor
ing man, whether white or black," and
"that the great evil of Northern free socie
ty, is that it is burdened with a servile set
of mechanics and laborers, unfit for self-
government; master and slave is a rela
tion in society, as necessary as that of pa
rent and child, and the Northern States
will yet have to produce it ; their theory of
self-government is a delusion. ouch are
the doctrines and principles now at work
undermining the very foundation of a po
litical system devised by some of the best
and wisest men the world lias ever seen
to promote and secure the happiness of all
within its dominion.
Mr. Ingham then goes on to show that
the election of 1852 was carried on under
compact from both political parties, that
there should be no future agitation pf the
slavery question; that Pierce was elected
under the inf uence of this "imposing com
pact," and tLat the President elect, "when
about to make his appeal to God as a wit
ness to the sincerity of his oath of fidelity
to his trust, pledged himself to the whole
American people that his power would be
exerted to prevent all further agitation of
this distracting and dangerous question."
The words of Ingham should bum into
the soul of Pierce, as he reads what that
old Jackson veteran says of that vow and
its violation, viz:
Can any one conceive of a pledge more
solemn, or that could have lieen made
more irrevocably binding, than this, volun
tarily agreed upon by all parties, and uni
versally approved as a great measure of
public good and great national blessing.
The promise of Uharles 1 to maintain
the right of petition, the violation of which
cost him his head, could not compare in
imposing solemnity with that which Pres
ident Pierce made on the 4th of March,
Can the history be credited that will re
cord the fact that, in less than nine months
from that time, he had engaged in a con
spiracy to accomplish, in its most obnox
ious form, what he had thus promised to
resist: : That he not only used his official
power to eftect the repeal of the Missouri
Compromise, and carry slavery into Kan
sas by lawless violence, but that he enter
ed into a conspiracy for that purpose, is
susceptible of incontrovertible proof.
Mr. Ingham then gives a succinct and
scathing history of the repeal of the Mis
souri Compromise; Atchison's movements
Kansas in denouncing Reeder, and of
Pierce's removal of that Governor in obe
dience to Atchison's demands; the remo
val of one Territorial Judge and the ap
pointment of Lecompte, "whose name will
fill a niche in American history similar to
the one occupied by the notorious Jeffreys
English history"; the passage of laws
"which, like those of Draco, might be said
be written in blood" ; Pierce's denuncia
tion of the Topeka Constitution as trea
sonable, although adopted by the same
usage under which the people of nine ter
ritories have organized State governments;
the arrest and imprisonment for months of
some of the inhabitants of Kansas, refusing
them bail under a falso charge' of treason;
the authority given Shannon to employ
United States forces to make "the arbitra
ry arrests, after the manner of those who
once filled the Bast ile of Paris"; the em
ployment of "foreign brigands under the
masked title of enrolled militia," to block
ade the great highway of the West; the
indictment and destruction of printing offi
and a hotel, an act "done in imitation
tho Draco, who sentenced a statue to be
banished for having fallen upon a mnn";
tho sacking of Lawrence; the robbery,
banishment and murder of the Kansas
settlers by the prowling brigands from tho
Blue Lodges; the insult of the President
replying to the remonstrances of these
settlers, by telling them to mind their own
business and not meddle so much with
those "sacred laws," &c &c
These facta, fsavs Mr. Inrrlinml conof i-
lute but a small part of the indisputablo
evidence that might be adduced to estab
lish the charge of the conspiracy of certain
uigu luncuonanes oi our national govern
ment, to interpolate a new and - false con
struction of the Federal Constitution, upon
point of fearful and vital interest; to ac
complish which solemn pledges have been
violated, and means employed in which the
great principles of democratic government
have been wholly contemned and disre
garded, and an actual coup d'etat attempt
ed, more abhorrent to freemen than any
.i i i . ... . ..
mmg we unve oecn taught trom miancy to
condemn in the achievements of the old
Mr. Ingham then concludes as follows
Mr. .Buchanan stands upon the same
platform with Franklin Pierce, and is so
pledged by his supporters to cany out his
measures, and especially the plot of . the
conspirators, to use the Constitution of the
United States to carry slavery into and
drive settlers out of all the territories; but
unless he possess the heroic nature of
Regulus, he cannot respond to the de
mands of a free democracy.
Mr-. Fillmore is probably a well-disposed
gentleman; I know nothing against him
except his recognition of the rights of cer
tain States to revolt if they should be de
feated at the polls, or if he did not mean
revolt, as he did not. use the words, he
must have thought of a coup d'etat, as has
since been suggested by Chevalier Brooks.
of South Carolina. - Some of his friends
seem to have a vague idea of his powers
of compromise, but, has any one ventured
to suggest tho terms. Neither side will
concede an inch to such terms. It is
settled point that Kansas must be given
np cither to slavery or freedom, r.nd who
pretends to guess what Mr. Fillmore would
do on such a question ! ' -
Of Col remont I haxe still less to say,
It is asserted that he is too young and in
experienced. As to the first objection he
is even bevond the age when the ablest
and most successful men the world has ev
er seen began their achievements. As to
the second, he will require only a clear
dead, a disciplined mind, a' steady hand.
an honest and stout heart, to do all the
nation can demand of him. All these qual
ities have been accorded to him by impar
tial opponents. We have then the fullest
assurance in his history of their reality.
Thus armed, and standing on a platform
of simple construction, founded on a rock,
unencumbered by any delusive architectu
ral abstractions, and supported by an un
flinching phalanx of free Democracy and
staunch Republicanism, if I have any judg
ment of the causes which most effectively
operate on the minds of Americans, ho
will be triumphantly elected, and as tri
umphantly lead this Republic onward to
its glorious destiny. -
And now comes another of the old
Democratic guard, in the person of the
venerable William J. Duane, who also was
Secretary of the Treasury under Jackson,
and who at a meeting of Democrats in
Philadelphia, assembled on Thursday last,
to form a Democratic Fremont Club, is
reported as follows: . r '
About sixty years ago he stood in the
same room in which the meeting was now
held, and saw General Washington deliv
ering the seals of his omce to his successor.
He spoke of the Republican and Democrat
ic school in which he had been brought.
up. lie was educated as a printer, and
the first article he set up was Washington's
Farewell Address. From that moment he
learned the principles which ever after
governed his life. He had been twenty-
three years out of public life, but a strong
sense of duty seemed to call him again to
the post he bad maintained in his youth,
He had not attended a political meeting
for nearly a quarter of a century, and per-
naps it was this which made him teel so
deeply impressed at the present time. Mr.
u. spoke at some length, and was enthusi
astically applauded. The room was dense
ly crowded, and many were unable to ob
tain admission. ,
After Mr. Duanc's speech, a Club was
formed the organization of which was
signed by Mr. Duana as the first name,
and followed . by other Democrats, who
pledged themselves to the support of. Fre
mont and Dayton as the candidates of a
party which is the true exponent of Jeffer
son and Jackson upon the slavery question.
Verily the battle cry among the men who
took their lesson upon Freedom from Jef
ferson and Jackson, is : Up, Guards, and
OL1 ideas, like
old clothes, put
away, come out again after a time
almost as good as new.-
THE PLAIN DEALER'S UNBIASED
OPINION OF JAMES BUCHANAN.
"The small and malignant clique who
wear the name of James Buchanan on their
collars, are endeavoring to sell the Democ
racy of Pennsylvania into the hands of
the feouth Carolina traitors. James Bu
chanan never was elected by the people to
any office except when ho was a r ederalist.
HJS HAS NOT ONE THROB OF DEM
OCRATIC FEELING ABOUT HIS
COLD BLOODED BACHELOR
HEART. He could not receive the votes
of one-third of the people for any office. And
yet, by the force of management . of the
basest kind of political machinery, he has
been able for years past, to crush the Dem
ocratic party of this Btav, (Pennsylvania)
hang about his neck like a millstone to
Kill every progressional thought in its bo
som. He and his tools virtually gave the
State to Taylor in 1848, and if "Bigler is
defeated a good and noble man you
may charge it to James Buchanan, who,
like the old man in the history of Sindhad
the Sailor, now hangs on Bigler's neck."
I huto thU slinm stnrsmnn.(James Bu
chanan) who, like a colossal huckster, sits
tho top of tho Alleghanies, offering "' to
sell Pennsylvania to sell her future and
her past to South Carolina or the Devil
for a chance in - the Presidential raffle.
Cleveland Daily Plain. Dealer, October
20, 1851. And again in the WeeUy of
October 22, 1851.
Shannon vs. Pierce.
Here is sport, here are combattants
well matched. Ex-Governor Shannon,
through seven weary columns of the St
Clairsville Gazette, addressed tho "Amer
ican Public," displaying the contemptible
littleness of his character in every paragraph,
and arrays Frank Pierce upon tne charge
'treachery. The Ex-Governor accounts
his removal from the fact that Pierce
"under the influence of the Free Soilers."
The Ex-Governor also complains that he
has been accused of drunkenness, and re
fuse to Sheriff Joiies as one who will testi
fy to his upright habits while in Kansas !
what a hero is Willsing Shanning!
Bullet Truths. Henry WardBoech
er, talks straight to the mark. In his Tab
ernacle speech he said :.
God has furnished us with this question
test our piety and our patriotism ; vole
you please, but every vote for Buchanan
and Fillmore goes straight as ever a rifle
went to the hearts of liberty, and every vote
you cast for Fremont is a bullet into the
heart of Slavery.
FsaKcis J, Grusd. This individual
probably for want of better material, is ad
vertised to speak in Ohio. The Louisville
The notorious Francis J. Grund, pretty
well known as a Washington letter writer,
is or has been making Buchanan speeches
in Indiana and Illinois. He is a Duchman,
and unquestionably as corrupt and unprin
cipled a rascal as ever lived. He has some
talent, but in the minds of all who know
him or his reputation, his name is synony
mous with infamy. A few years ago he
walked up to CoL Benton in the midst of
several persons in one of the rooms of the
Capitol, and, in the blandest manner he
could assume, extended to. him his hand.
"No, sir! no, sir!" exclaimed old Bullion,
"I'll not touch your hand, sir ! I despise you,
sir ! You are a scoundrel, sir! You are a
dam'd scoundrel, sir ! Away with you, sir !"
And thereupon Ae infuriated old man made
at him. and the cowardly rascal retreated
with a precipitation that made tho crowd
shout with menmcnt and scorn.
In Pennsylvania, tho Buchanan men
are heading their calls for meetings in this
' "FREE KANSAS." -
MARRTFTY fin ths 2d inst.. bv the Revl
J. P. Scott. Mr. JOHN MeCOMBS and Miss
ANOWA DT'EK ; both of Holmes county.
On trio innw H.iv. bv the nunc. Mr. JOHN
KNOX, of Plain township. Wavne county, and
Mias CATHAK1NE DON ELY, of Ripley tp.,
On the same day, by the same, Mr. JOHN
DUNCAN, of Guernsey county, and Miss
MAKx JAiNK JlAKK, of Uosuocton county.
On . by the same, Mr. HARRISON
REESE and Miss ELIZABETH LUCAS; both
of ilt. Eaton, Wayne county.
On the 3d inst., in Millersburg, by David
M'Culioch, Esq., Mr. JOSHUA MEEK mud
Miss ELIZABETH CANTLEBERV ; all of
this eooBty. -
Marriage Notices. New Advertisements.
X 3UE JH
IS STILL ON THE WINC!
And if you would be prepared to use its
passing moments to advantage
SMITH & FRY'S
At the old stand formerly occupied by Smith
Leopold in the brick block opposite the Court
nouse, juuiereourg, umo, vnere you can
suited -with every variety of fine
At prices as cheap as the same quality of ara
es-o S-s s
Together iriih a beautiful assortment of
Such as Silver and Silver Plated Table. Tea
and Desert Spoons, Snlt Spoons. Butter Knives:
Silver Plated forks; also, hue Cutlery, Lamps,
Lamp Fluid, 4c, Ac.; also, an ejftra article of
MORTON'S COLD PENS,
All kinds of bkfaibko in connection
wiik the aliove business done to order. Par
ticular attention will be given to the repairing
oi one n aiooes. n ora warraniea
Oct. 8th, 1836 7tt
A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp.
BY HARRIET BEECHER STOWE.
2 Vol. 12.no. $175.
(Vrt-un iwlitiHans. interregtal in the rannort of the
"pHc-iliar biRtitntion.'' have endeavored to paraoade the
puhliethmt lire. Stove'n last work is artiiticallT a&uiure,
and that it ban produced no pro found impression on either
inc oi tne Atlantic.
Rut the Duhliahers are hannv to grate that of the manr
hundred of American notice which ther hare received,
the vast majorirr have been decidedly favorable, moat of
tbcm enthusiastic and thr kalk thus fab bas kxciz-
DKD ANT WORK OF F1CT103 BVKB rCBUSlOUV the
SIXTY EIQTH THO USAND
net nf tvrtTroInmM! Mcti. beinv now in otpm.
In England, the mice-ens bu been even more wonderful
The pnits therr. with but one or two excentionx. uftnnwl-
edfTP the ponin and power of the author, and in term of
iweire aayi succeeding iu paoncaaon no lewer tnan
uini uiiuK wiiioi iiiiut ue prunu. auu aiinug Lae
SIXTY THOUSAND COPIES
wet sold. ' ' .
The unlrnral role of litenur men now nlnoea lira.
owwe amuiig uie ,!.... s
Foremost Authors of the Age,
and neither rt&rtiftartfhin. nor an austere relhrionstrfrotrr
in ever aepnre nor oi tne laurpiimnenaefm nooiy earned
rnii.L.ira, axitsun a uurAfl ,
Oct 8, 1866 TwJ
NOTICE is hereby given, that on the 26th
day of September, A. D. 1856, the under
signed was duly appointed and qualined as
administrator of the estate of Joseph M'Culioch,
Oct. 4th, 1836 74
Valuable Farm for Sale.
WILL be offered on the premises on SAT
URDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 1856, the
beautiful and valuable. Limestone farm of the
undersigned. Said form is situate in Berlin
township. Holmes county, Ohio, one mile West,
Berlin, adjoining the lands of John Maxwell,
Abraham Ruilv and A bner Maxwell, and con
tains 53 acres, (be the tiame more or less.) The
improvements thereon are a two-story Log
uwellmg House, stone wasn r espnng '.
Barn with two mows, and two Stables under
neath. This property is well watered aad has
Hydraulic Ham in operation.
Sale to commence at 1 o'clock of said day,
when conditions of sale will be made known.
Oct 7, 1856 7 w4
THE SUBSCRIBER WILL OFFER FOR
Sale at public outcry, at his residence in
Middletown, Holmes county, UWo, o
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, 1856,
The following property, rut: Seven head of
WorkHoraea. lour of which an good brcrd Mares:
three two-year-old Colta; twenty-two Mules,
varvin? from sucklings ud to six years old:
one fine young Jack, rising two years old--his
grand-sire was the celebrated Jack fnrmerly
owned by Henry Clay of Kentucky; fire Jen
nets, some of the same blood: some fine Bucks
the French and Spanish blood: about one
hundred bead of Common Sheep: Milch Cows:
Wheat DrilL with other articles.
Due attendance and a reasonable credit will
given by JOHN HALL.
iddletown, Oct. 4th, 1856 7wl
BLANK DEEDS Neatly executed for sale
at this office. Try them, yc scribbler.
.a -g J bo . Jk : "o a a a
S3 s -g mmsSii'.-ifXm2A
NOTICE is hereby given to all persons in
rormted. that the fuHowiair accounts have
been filed in the office of the Probate Judge of
Holmes county, Ohio, and will be for Bearing
oa Monday the 3d day of November, 1856:
The final arcouat of Martha Cross,, adminis
tratrix of Silas Cross, deceased.
The final account of Thomas Graham, admin
istrator of Cjarah Graham, deceased. -
Oct. 9, 185673. Probate Judfre.
THANKFUL St post favors, informs his old
friends and the public generally, that be
is still at the old stand, aad constantly receiving
such articles in his line as will supply their
wants. He takes great pains to keep all' the ar
ticles common to his branch of business.
GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS.
Such a Cotfee, Sugar, Tea, Molasses, Syrups,
Spices oi all kinds, ground and unground. Rice,
aalaratus, t lan, ore., vc . .
Of all kinds, warranted pure, suitable ir medi
cinal and mechanical purposes, ana wi vei
unpalatable, to those who have an eye far su
TUBS, CHURNS, BASKETS,
Crockery Ware, Ropes, Rakes. Forks, Hoes. av
t:., and all articles in tuat line Kepi ur saie.
To such as love
Roasted. Fried. Raw or Stewed, he would say
that he is prepared to furnish them, aad the
"rutins," to order.
Please call and evamine his stock for your
Oct. 1, 1S56 6tf. .
The War Begun!
. And in the conflict of
L O.W PRICES
Good Quality of Stoves
No quarters will be given by -
W. J. CRAIGHEAD.
At the old stand of Wm. MpClcsb. ,
HE is now offering the largest and best I
sort meat of STOVES ever brought
Millersburg. He keeps
' r : HALL
Of every description. Russian aad Common
STOVE PIPE and DRUMS : Enameled and
Japaned ware ;
That will recommend themselves; HOUSE
SPOUTING, ROOFING, Ac. done to order ; ;
Tin t Fancy Wares
Of all kinds, always on hand ; and everything
in our line of business will be found m his
large and commodious shop.
tSf Repairing, and all kinds of Job Work,
done on the shortest notice and on the most
reasonable terms. . .
Shop three doors West of the Empire House.
ucu i, loan on. ,
A BOOK YOU SHOULD BUY!
Three Seore and Ten Parables
. - . BY .
A Former Risident of the South,
The Statutes in Force in Kansas
JULY 4, 1 858; v"
A book of over 300 page well illustrated
tor a cents. ; for sale at the
Oct. 2. BOOK STORK
H. S. WESTON.
EMPIR E S A LO O N.
S THE ONLY AGENT FOR C. S. MALT-
. ar's celebrated Faltimobx Otstkbs for Mil-
lembtirg and vicinity. Retailers and families
supplied by the Case. Can cr Half-Can: None
but -No. 1 Uysters will be retailed by the dozen,
Try em. : Sept. as, lt3o ail.
It must be Preserved !
TO that end the subscribers have
themselves into a copartnership
purpose of currying on the
Cabinet and Chair Makin:
g .business I
In all its various branches, at the well-known
stand East of the Public Square, formerly oc
cupied by James Fnrra; where they are now"
manuiaetunng and Keep on band a good supply
of furniture of all kinds. Among our stock may
be touna sofas, i k-a-ies. Ixh.wes, oiccteta-
bies, Book-Cases. Wardrobes, Bcuavs, Cvt-
boabds, Tables, Stamm and Bedsteads, of all
styles aad prices ; also,
CUSHIONED, CANE-SEATED, WINDSOR,
And other Chairs latest styles, and cheap.
Remember, friends, that we warrant all our
work to give good satisfaction.
r?TWe also keep a HEARSE, and are pre
pared to lurnmb Uothns on tne shortest notice
to alt pans ol the county.
1 hankiul for past tavors, we respectfully so-
iicu the continuance of vour patronage.
ranaa as luvuu,
Sept. 525. 1856 5t
TYOrVS KATHAIRO.VTb immran mopa
J laritr of tlii unequalled Toilet artfe-to feODtirelr
witliout precetfeiif. lta aftlo ifl Bparir 1.000 000 bottloa
per vr, ao1 the demand is rontantly tnervaetna'. It
.ton-, th H.lr when it hm fkllnn ont: wmum mnrt tu.
UtieK it, inipartins; to it a beantiful a-inm: rpmorva dand
ruff and keenR the Hair pera-ctlv clean; wliilo lta delight
ful perfume renuera it thenleaaanteiartieleevvr maikv
sold erenrwhere bv all rmpertahte dealer, and ID Millets-
org at the UDOH. ami an vi stukk.
TAlXEyS !IA;ICAI, PART CXTKAO
1 TOKearWlllI tkl i:i Kliii
bums and Scalds, Pllea, Rheunatlaam,
Errrii ilaa. Puneturea. Wouuda. Cuta.
Bruise. KererSnira, Salt Rheum. ChaDned Haada.
.If., .-..r-., '-miAlL.. i.eUinf1L
pYlona, Sore and Inflamed Erea. Head Ache, Kar Acne,
Mump. Coma, BunTOna. (Itmt. Bite of Ineaeta. Imlin.
i3 v : i, v n v o , ! '
and all cam of Inflamation where the parte affected can
be reached. For eale at the BOOK AND FANCY STORE
Wilder's School Music
Rrainard's Y'ng Shawm
Presbvt'n Psalmodist The Chorus Glee Book
The Lute of Zton A lpine Glee Singer
Musical Gems N.V.Glre A Chorus Book
The Young Melodist Cottage Glee Book
All, and more too, for sale at the Millersburg
Large Family Bible.
"1TTHO don't want eneT If vou aintsupplied,
Yl attend toil immetl lately. Try
CASKE1 ,oa the Corner.
Sept. 4, 4856.
F YOU WANT ANYTHING in the Notion.
. or.Book line, go to
CASKEY'S. oa the Corner.
Sept. 4, 1856.
Improved Diamond Cement,
FOR mending broken Gl aw ware, and every
deacripliou of fancy article: an excellent
article. For sale at the BOOK STOKE.
T SALMON P. CHASE. GOVI
JL m tub State or Ohio, do hereby notify the
Qualified .Electors of the State of Ohio, to as
semble ; ia their respective Townships and
Wards, at the nsual places of holding elections,
on TUESDAY, being the FOURTH DAY OF
NOVEMBER. A. IX 1856, sad then aad there
to proceed, as the law directs, to ekst : -
Twenty-Three Electors of President and
Vice President of the United States,
la pursuance of the Constitution and Laws of
lie United States sad this State.
Ia Tcsstmobx TBEUor, I have oeretnto set
, and caused the Great Seal of the State of
(seal-) Ohio to be affixed, at Columbus, this
' ' nineteenth day of September, ia the year
of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
fifty -six, and of the Independence of the United
States, the eighty-first.
By the Governor, . . S. P. CHASE.
J. H. Baxkb, Secretary of State. '
Sept 25, 1856 5w6
NOTICE IN PARTITION.
BENJAMIN MANCHESTER, of the coun
ty of Mahoning, Ohio, Asa Manchester,
of the county of Washington, Pa.. Avis Dodd
ridge of Wayne eow lad., Phebe Heroings aad
Richard Heroin gs, her husband, of Jefferson ax,
Ohio, Hannah Cook, of the State of Iowa, Eliza
McGowea, of Mahoning CO.. Ohio, Sarah Daggoa
and Lewis Daggoa her husband, of Holmes co..
Ohio, Roth Cntchfield aad Asa Critchfield, her
husband, of Holmes col, Ohio, Eliza Jane Man
chester of Holmes eo., Ohio, Peter W". Manches
ter, of California, Ellen Keller aad Peter Keller,
her husband, of Richland Co., Ohio, Rebecca
Ana Darling and Abraham Darling, her hus
band, of Richland Ohio, Phebe McClarea
aad George McClarea. her husband, of Holmes
co., Ohio, George Darling aad Marion Darling,
will take notice that a petition was filed against
them ob the 13th day of Oct., 1856, ia the Coon
of Common Pleas, of Holmes ounty, Ohio, by
Isaac Manchester, and is now pending, wherein
the mid Isaac Manchester demands partition of
the following Real Estate, to wit: Lot No. 9 of
Section No. 4 of Township No. 9 of Range No.
9 Military land, containing one hundred acres of
land, lying and being in Holmes. County, Ohio.
And that at the next term of said Court of Com
mon Pleas, the said Isaac Manchester wil ap
ply for aa order that partida be made of said
BARCROFT & VOORHES,Atty s. "
for Isaac Manchester.
Oct. 1, 1856. 6w6. pf f47.
THE parrnerahtp heretore existing, and doing
business under the name aad firm of Casts
dt Baub, has this day evpired of its own limi
tation. Sept. 1, 1856.
The business hereafter will be carried oa by
(4tt) BAKER fc WHOLF.
BAKER & WHOLF,
Forwarding and Coeitmission
' A!CD B-EAI.EB8 IN
SALT. FISH, PLASTER, WHITE
AND WATER LIME.
IXOUR, WHEAT, RYE, CORN, OATS,
CLOVER AND TIMOTHY SEED,
Butter, Eggs, Lard, Tallow, and all
kinds of Dried Fruits. -
WAREHOUSE. MILLERSBURG, O.
Sept. 18. 1856 4tC . -
Times Change Bo sto I.aiiJlords.
BOW E ITT BT
WM. BUTLER & SON,
"ITTITH particular regard to the wants ef the
Y V Traveling and Boarding public Try the
House now. Passenger carried free of charge
to aad from the Cars - ' .
There is a livery Stable kept ia con sect ion
with the above House. Horses aad Vehicles
let cheap, and persons taken to any given point
in the aurrotimlin? country at moderate ehargar
Sepl. 4, 1PO0 -TI. .. , m
AGENTS (either traveling or local )for News
papers and Periodicals, are requested to
send, without delay, their address to the under
signed, aad they will be furnished with a busi
ness, which will yield tbnn from 100 to 200 per
cent, profit. They will please state what News
paper they have canvassed for. . i eraoaa who
have not hitherto acted as Agents, but who
would like to engage as such, will also please
send their names. Post-ofrice address, county
and State. WRIGHT, MASON CO.
'- ' New York.
Sept. 18,1858. 4tt
NOTICE is hereby given that on the 21st day
of November, A. D. 1855. the undersigned
was duly appoioaed and qualified as Adminis
trator of the Estate of Elijah Riley, decent d.
Sept. 18, 1856.
HEBRON & WEIRICH,
ESGLISH, GERM AX, AMERICAS
CUTLERY, Oils, Paints. Glass, Sash, Pine
Doors, Saddlery, and Coach Trimmings. -
AWlersburg, Sept-11, IBob JO.
Notice in Divorce.
Cordelia Hull )
vs. Ia Holmes Common Picas.
pi EORGE W. HULL, of Stevenson county .
Ur State of Illinois, is hereby notified, that
Cordelia Hull did, on the 8th day of September.
A, D., 1856, file her petition in the office of the
Clerk oi the Court of Common Pleas within and
for the county of Holmes aad State of Ohio,
charging the said George W. Hull with willful
absence from said petitioner for three years last
past, and asking that she may be divorced from
the said George W. Hull and for the custody of
their minor child, Owes 8. Hull ; which peti
tion will be for hearing at the November term.
A. D 1656, of said Court.
Dated this 8th dav of Sept., 18o6.
By Babcboft Voobhbs, her Att'ys. -Sept.
11, 1856 3w6. pf$2J0.
W. BINGHAM & CO.,
IKTOBTZBS a!TO CKALXE8 IX
oreigD and Domestic Hardware.
Swedes, English aad Amerieaa
Iron, Nail and Glass. Ti Plate.
iceio7, Copper fcaOfre,
IS ana 14 Water Street,
CLEVELAND, OHIO. .
AGENTS for Rubber Belting. Meaeely's
Church Bella. sept.4,'56 9yl
DaRNING Needlcs.Crotchct Needles
Tidy do nape . , do
Knitting do lEyelett k
Crosha do iHooking do . .
Chenile do I
And all kinds and sixes of commea sewing
Needles, eaa always be found at
. UA5aJSu,oa tbstferaer.
Sept. 4. 1856.
C1ABOS The finest lot ever offrred ia tow.
J A b.v arrnrdT inst ncMvad from the best
makers, aad going to be sold at reduced priaea
Aug. 21. 1856. -
Bieelow Life f FreaoiL
JUST received at the
Fremoat Glee EooJb,
SET to music, and without. j-w rerred:t
... the BOOK STORE.