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OFFICE Washington Street, Third Door South of Jackson.
TERMS One Dollar and Fifty Cents in Advance
J. CASKET, Editor and Proprietor.
MILLERSBURG, HOLMES COUNTY, OHIO, THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 1861.
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J. G. BIGIIAM, SI. I).
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
PESHECTFULLY announce, hi readiness to five
attsBtin. n all nrofe.Uonfll Call..
He is permitted to refer to the Mediral Farnlt.T of
tbe liDtrereu. of tcmg..wiw ... - j
mt the Unirerfitvor tne Uit-r ol .se lor.
Fredericksburg, 0., Sept. 20, I860 nSm6
J. W. VORI1ES,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Miller stmrtr. Ohio.
FFICE.one door East of the Book Store,
April -22.1858 2n35yl.
G. XV. It AM AGE,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON
Reapectfully informs the public that be lias located
himself in the above Tillage, for the practice of his
k:if.MiOD. . . ..
irfT ,FFICE fo" t7RZ$u&ssr
J. E. ATKEVSOX,
TS HOW PREPARED to farnii-h to order all
I i j;iT.Mnt Liiui. at' ArtiiiL-ial Teeth.froin one to an
entire Mt. fOtSc-e on Main.treot,two doors eatt cf
Dr. Baling ntlice, ap stairs.
: Jane 9. 1859-42
Utt. T. G. V. BOLIXG,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON
-- MILLERSBURG, O.,
THANKFUL for pasl fjivom, respectfully
tenders his professional set vicefclo tle pu l
lic Office in the room formerly occupied liy
April 15.1858 v2n34tf.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
Office ra Jaxkaon Street, mearly opposite the
jyResidenee on Clay Street, opposite tlie
J. P. ALBAX,
D 3E-3ST T I S T ,
A rtihciid teeth in-
iX serted on Gold.
Silver. Vulcanite it
? Porcelain base.
Cleaned or filled.
Room at the "Ellison House."
Of Erery DeacriptiOD,
COB. OFJACKSOSJc WASSIGTOXSTS..
PI.ALV &. FAACV
Or ALL LIXDS, RCATLT EXECUTED
AT THIS OFFICE.
- . CASKEY &. IXGIiES,
BOOKS & STATIONERY,
TO THE PUBLIC.
ATAITS having pnrchaied WrleT d3
. Jadon'a imorovird Sewiofr Marhioe. is Rtill on
Cai.4 to wait on toe public in his lino in the way of
11 mm alto agent for said Machine, and can recom
notul it an tbe bet now in nfe, for all purposes.
CALL AND SEE IT OPERATE.
A bore J do. Carey'a Auction Room.
Sept. 20,l60.-n5in3. A. WilTS.
--- BAKER A. WIIOLiF,
Forwarding and Commission
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AXP DKALKSS IX
SALT FISH, PLASTER, WHITE
AND WATER LIME. .
FLOUR, WHEAT, RYE, CORN, OATS,
CLOVER AND TIMOTHY SJr,.U,
Butler, Eggs, Lard, Tallow and all hinds
of Dried Fruits.
" "WAREHOUSE, MILLERSBURG, O.
Sept. 18, 1856 4tf.
SIMKKT arilirSACaSK, I
Akroo.O. ( IOW i
BCKIa A TAYLOR,
E. STEEVBAIIER &. CO.,
produce & ommission
floor, Gru, 11 MSa!t P A WYle anl Water lm
Wheat, Rye, Corn, Oats, Seeds, Dried
Fruits, Butter, Eggsj Wool, de.
1 cimmjaf' 7
Parson Brownlow on Submitting
to Lincoln's Administration.
A friend having asked tbe intrepid editor
of the Knoxville Whig whether, since six
States have seceded from the Union, be is
iHioc to risk himself and State under
the administration of Mr. Lincoln, he
I am willms to risk myself ana state
under tbe Administration of Mr. Lincoln.
I am not, however, willing to submit to
tbe outrages the fire-eaters of the South
allege that Mr. Lincoln intends to commit
on the South. I do not believe that he
will meddle with tbe institution of slavery
where it is. or seek to deprive tbe South of
any right sbeholds under the Constitution.
And 1 believe that he will enforce the
Constitution and laws of tbe United States,
as his oath of office requires him to do,
anod! justice to the various sections ot the
Union demands at his hands.
If I am mistaken in the estimate I hav$
put upon tbe integrity and patriotism of
the President elect, and be shall seek to op
press any one of tbe Stales of this Con
federacy. South or North, I shall readily
join the other States ia seeking to punish
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him, ana in resisting nis aarainisiraiion.
But I want to see the evidence of this be
fore I begin the work of resistance ; I want
other proof of tbe bad faith in which Mr.
Lincoln's intends to act, than the predic
tions of bis enemies. I have submitted
to the administration of James Buchanan
for four years, and my Stale bis done so,
without a murmur, and I hold that Lincoln
could not afford the country a more corrupt,
partial and infamous administration if he
weretolrv! Lincoln was elected under
tbe forms prescribed by our Constitution
and laws, and without fiau'd at tbe ballot
box, and it is tbe duty of all good citizens
to give him a fair test before tbey condemn
I went into the contest against Lincoln,
as did also my Slate, knowing him to be a
sectional candidate, upon a sectional plat
form, and as we were fairly beaten, I feel
bound in honor to abide by our defeat four
vears to come. The regn of Lincoln for
twenty years, even upon the Chicago plat
form, is preferable to the breaking up of
this Government. Secession is do reme
dy fur an evil that may arise iu our Gov
ernment, and 1 deny its right. The right
of revolution I admit, but 1 deny that
such a remedy is called for in the present
crisis in our ulfaiis. 1 will be told of the
many grievances we of the South have
sutiered at the hands of the North. I
have considered the nature of these griev-
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ances, ana tneir tuns upon me i-oniuieii;e,
trade ana religion oi me oouin, ana iney
may be expressed in the following woids:
The Democracy of the South have lost
the ojues of the (juvernment and its im
mense patronage And a large majority
of the free and independent people ot Ten
nessee, taking this veiw of the subject,
(hp-v will refuse to go out of the Union."
Having thus fujly and fiankly auswered
the questions propounded, 1 might here
close my remarks ;bul 1 chocse to go further,
and to say even more.. There is scarcely
a roan of talent and character living, even
at the North, under whose administration
of the General Government I would not
prefer to live, rather than live in a South
ern Confederacy, controlled and governed
by the traitors and villains who have 'or
iginated and carried out this wicked, dar-
itijT and damnable scheme of secession.
The Seuatots of seven Slates have been
sitting in their scales as Senators, sworn
to support the Constitution of the United
States, and to act as tbe privy counsel of
rresident, and at tbe same lime they are
holdini; secret meetings, plotting the over
throw of ihe Government and Constitu
tion they had sworn to sustain and support.
I consider Benedict Arnold and Aaron
Burr patiiots and honest men, compnred
with these traitors and perjured vilimns.
1 certainly have no desire to live under
any Government organized by such corrupt,
wicked, and hell-deserving men as these !
This whole scheme for dissolving this Un
ion was originated and carried out by such
men as these. Corrupt, designing, and
disappointed Southern politicians, who,
failing to control the government, resolved
upon its ruin. There are belter men in
bell, suffering lha vengeance of eternal Ore,
than the Southern leaders in this secession
movement. This I say as a Southern man,
one born and raised here. And all this I
will continue to say as long as I have breath
to speak, or strength to write.
The Alarming Theory.
The sudden npiearance of oil in such
immense qu unities in inese regions in
which it could not have existed but a short
time has given rise to numerous theories
respecting its oricin. Among the latest
and most feasable of these is the one ad
vanced bv the Pittsburgh Gazelle, in lis
issue of the 20h, ult. It tays:
"The internal fares known to exist, are
making their way to the serface, where, in
accordance with the prophecy "ihe ele
ments are to melt with fervent beat. 1 he
caloric trom uii-se suoierriineaii nres nas
just reached the coal si rats, and oil, which
lorm me inuegmi'ius ponym oi turn, car
bonate compound, is driven from it, and
forced bv Miperincum bent pressure to
occupy fissures and the softer formations
of tin- earlh below, nnul relieved by fp
ertures from -the surface. Those living in
the coal regions are nearest Hades, and of
Couise fand the oil first.
A Touching Scene. We never saw
more touching scene limn we did yesterday
at the funeral of George Brings, a son of
Charles G. Briggs,-.Esq., of this city. Du
rinr tbe ceiemoiiy, a number of children
linit the aire of the deceased, and his
classmates iu school, surrounded the Coflin,
and in suUlued voids, sang very sweetly
the songs that the little boy used to sing
with i hem in school. While singing, tli
children seemed to realize fully the place
ami the occasion, and as they looked upon
the fate of the d. ad before them, their
voices seemed to grow softer and sweeter,
while the tears came l their eyes, and th
song ended with n peculiarly mournful ca
dence, which we cannot but hope soothed
tbe troubled hearts of the mourners. .aw
Horrible Murder of a Pedlar in
One of the most diabolical and cold-blooded
murders we have ever heard of was per
petrated on Saturday morning last, in Ches
ter county, at a point about a mile south
of Coatesville, and five miles southwest
from the borough of Downingtown. Tbe
murdered man was named Jacob Mack, but
he was familiarly known in Chester county
by the name of "Dutch Jake." He has
traversed'the neighborhood in which the
murder took place-for years past with a
pack containing jewelry and fancy dry
goods. We understand that he was un
married, and about twenty five years of age.
Two of his nncles reside in this city. The
particulars of this horrid affair, as near as
we" could learn them, are as follows:
Friday night he stopped at the hotel in
Mortonville, and in tbe morning be display
ed, as was bis custom, over two hundred
dollars in gold. He had frequently been
arned by his friends that be was liable to
be waylaid and murdered at any time, from
the fact of his Constantly carrying such
large sura of mon2y about bis person. He
auglied at their remonstrances, however,
nd took great pleasure in exhibiting his
gold at every stopping place. Several per
sons weie in tbe bolel at Morlonville wnen
be settled his bill on Saturday morning,
among whom was a barber from Coates
ville, aud it is alleged that high and threat
ening words passed between the latter and
the pedlar. 1 be difficulty appeared to have
been amicably adjusted, and about nine o-
clock Mack proceeded on his journey.
He arrived at the residence of t urmac
Miller, about ten o'clock in tbe morning.
This house is located on the farm of John
Steele, Esq, on a public road which, is
much travelled. He left there at half past
10, and went about four hundred yards
from the house, in a westward ly direction,
here he was waylaid and brutally murder-
d. The spot w here Lis bod v was disCov-
f .. .1 ' r 1
erea was in sigur. or inree larru uouscs.
His brains bad been beaten out with a club,
and bis skull was imbedded iu tbe earth in
pool of blood. The Lushes and stones
in the vicinity were bespattered with blood
and every thing indicated a severe struggle
between the murderer and the murdered
man. His body was stretched out at full
englh, and one hand grasped a fence rail,
His pockets bad been rifled of the gold and
watch and chain. A small box contain
ing jewelry was carried away, but his pack
remained near his side. Several articles
hich bad been taken therefrom were found
on Sunday, together with the box of jewel-
The remains of the murdered man were
taken to Morlonville on Saturday afternoon
where they were interred on Sunday, after
an inquest bad been held and a verdict ren
dered in accordance with the above facts.
Several persons have been arrested, but as
et nothing has been developed to warrant
their commitment for trial. It is supposed
the murderers took the cars of the Penn
sylvania Railroad Company and may have
arrived in this city. JJunng tue scuffle be
tween the mutderer aud his victim the front
part of the coat of the former was torn off
and left ou the ground, lhis clue may
possibly lead to his detection. Great indig
nation prevails in (Jhesler county in cou-
sequeuce of this most atrocious murder,
Some of the students in Dickinson Col
lege, at Carlisle, Pa., have got themselves
mto bad scrape. Various burglaries ot
ewelry shops, stationery stores, kc, have
recently been committed in the town, and
for a long time the efforts to arrest the
culprits were unsuccessful, but finally
tudent was suspected, and a search ot lus
room, wuile aDseui, resuueu in tue uiscov
ery of a large quaplity of valuables bid un
der tbe floor. A complete set of burg
ars' tools were also fonnd. Already a son
of a respeciabfe citizeu of Carlisle has
been arrested as an accomplice, and it is
probable that others will be implicated
Ihe Uommittee appointed to disburse
the contributions of the people for the re
lief of tbe sutterers from the great Law
rence accident, have finally appropriated
the last dollar of the sum $55,834.
Tbe total number of deaths has been 88.
Tbe Committee have had under their care,
during their ministrations, 117 families
and persons. For two persons, incurably
miured, life annuities have been purchased
of $350 and $4000 each. Weston, the
enterenrising pedestrian, who set out walk
from Boston lo Washington in ten days,
reached tbe latter city on March 4, but
not iu time to witness the inauguration.
He realized what a foolish feat he had
pledged himself to perform before be had
completed his journey, and says he won't
try it arnin. tiov. .Letcher and oilier
prominent Stale officials of Virginia, with
friends who swelled- the party to three
hundred, made a trip to Norfolk by the
York River Railroad, on March 3, to cele
brate the opening of that route. Th
company also visiteu c on Monroe, out. oiu
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not try to lake it. Kev. Andrew tlon-
man, of Jew Hanover, Jra., tor many
years Pastor of a Dutch Reformed Church
in thai place, cut his throat with a razor on
Feb. 28th, inflicting a fatal wound. He
was laboring under a temporary attack of
Buried in the Snow. We take tl
following brief but painful story from the
We are informed that, a few days since,
a parly of men attempted to clear a way
through the snow on the Montezuma and
Iowa City road, in a place where it had
been blocked up for ten dnvs, near Wiud
ham, when, to their horror, they came up
on the frozen body of a young man buru1
in the snow in a silting posture,' with
cartiet-sack lying on his side. He had ev
id. nl ly been overtaken, while traveling, by
the terrible snow storm of luesdny nigh
the 25d ult., and becoming fatigued and b
wildered, had seated himself amid the
howling of the tempest, and chilled an
benumbed be was soon wrapped in th
cold embrace of death, .lie was a stranger,
apparently about 19 years of age, and had
about t24 in money in fan pocket.
A Story for Boys
Business called me to tbe Unitd Slates
Laud Office. While there a lad, apparent
ly 16 or 17 years of age, came in and pre
sented a certificate of forty acres of land.
was struck with the countenance ana
general appearance of the lad, and inquired
of him for whom he was purchasing the
land. The reply was:
For myself, sir."
I then inquired where be Lad got the
sum of money.
He answered, "I earned it.
Feeling an increased desire to know
something more about the lad. I asked
iin whether he had any parents, and where
they lived. At that question he took a
seat and gave the following narrative:
"I am from New York State. 1 have
there livings father, mother and five Broth
ers and sisters. I am the oldest child.
Father is a drinking man and would often
return from bis work drunk. Finding
fr.lber would not abstain from drinking
liquor, I resolved to make an effort, in
some way to relieve mother, brothers and
sisters from want. After revolving things
in my miud, and consulting with mother, 1
got all the information I could about the
lar West. 1 started from home for V is-
consin with ten shillings in my pocket. I
left home on foot. After spending my ten
shillings, I worked my wty to Wisconsin,
where 1 got an axe and set out to work,
earned money saved it until I gathered
fifty dollars, and with it now I buy for
ty acres of land.
'Well, my good lad, (for bi this time
I bad become interested in him) what are
you going to do with the land I
"1 will work on it, raise myself a log
bouse, and when prepared, will invite fath
er, mother, sisters and brothers, to come
and enjoy this home. The land I desire
for mother, which will secure her declining
"And wbat will you do witd your tamer,
he continues drinking ardeul spirits to ex
'-Ob, sir, when we get on farn he will
feel at home ; and be happy at home, and
become a sober man.
I then replied "Young man, those be
ing your principles so young I recommend
you to improve upon them, and tbe bless
ings of tiod will attend you.
By this tune the receiver banded bim
his duplicate receipt of for ly acres of land-
Rising from his seat, on leaving the office
"At last I have a home for my mother
A Scrap from Gough.
I was lecturing in a small town once, and
when tbe lecture was ovei, persons came
np to sign tbe pledge. A number o:
voung ladies were standing bv, and looked
at the signers with interest. Ditectly some
of them came to me, "Mr. Gough go out
there and get Joe to sign tbe pledge.
"Why, 1 didn t know Joe." "Well, he
is standing out by the door." Out be
went, and standing there was a poor fellow
with an old tatttred cap on his head, torn
shirt, dirty clothes, old boots, and a woe
begone look. Says I to myseT, this must
be Joe. "How do you do Joe? said I
"How do you do siri "Joe; 1 want you
to sign the pledge." "What for P Why
Joe those ladies in there sent me after you"
"What, who! why, 1 didn t think 1 had a
friend in the world. Come on, Joe, come
on," said I. He stopped and said. "Look
here, some fellows told me to bring a bot
tle of liquor to the meeting to night, and
get up and drink, and say, "here's to your
health ! Tbey said they would give me
fifty cents if I did. Them's em all along the
gallery up there: there tbey are. 1 ain t go
ing to do it. He went to the door and we
heard him smash the bottle on tbe steps.
He came in and went up to the table and
commenced to write his name, but he
couldn't do it; so he braced' himself and
caught bold of his arm, but he could not
do it. bays ho, "Look here that s my
mark." Then the ladies came up aud
shook hands with him. but he pulled his
cap down over his eyes, and now aud then
wiped away a tear. . 'buck to it, says one.
"All right Joe, all right."
borne three years after that X was in
that same place, and whilst going along
the street, I saw a gentlemen going along
dressed in a good suit nice black ual,
boots cleaned, and a nice shirt collar wun
a lady on bis arm. I knew it was Joe.
Says I, "You stuck to it, didn t you !
"Yes, sir, I stuck to that pledge, and the
girls have stuck to me ever since.
borne people think when tbey have per
suaded a drunkard to sign tbe pledge, tbey
have done. It s araistnke ; it s then be wants
your help. Ho is at the bottom of the
hill, lower than the common level; be
must climb: Us bard work; be commen
ces tremulously, feebly doubting; he rais
es his feel, and gets a little way and be
comes faint; you see he's about to give
way; run and put a little peg light under
his feet, there, he rests, he's lired ; he starts
again, fearing as he goes higher, he gazes
around him, looks weaned; be lias worked
hard ; stops, put another peg under bis fee
be rests; help him up: peg bim rig tit up
aud when begets up he will look and see
those little pegs all Along and be will not
forget them, but bless and remember you
The Two Wives. Recently, two men
were returning home from a beer-shop at
a Inte hour, partially intoxicated, and one
them remarked: "When I get into my
house I shall 4catch a. terrible scolding
from my wife." "Ah, replied his com
pauion, "I shall'meet something ten times
more intolerable llian lirall My anxiotn
wif wlio is wailing for me at this mid
niirht hour, will meet me with nothing but
kind words and acts; but her care worn
countenance, and the thought that she has
la-en praying for me, will lie far harder
endure than the most furious invectivps.
If she would scold I could answer her
with harsh words. II?r quiet way, an
her kindness shame me, though I am tipsy
Oh I am cruel never shall 1 taste another
drop from the degrading cup. He is keep
ing bis words so be informs tbe writer,
A fellow that doesn't benefit the world
by his life does by his death.
Weekly Summary--News, Polities,
Senator Chase, having accepted a Cab
inet appointment, as becretary of tbe
Treasury, tendered his resignation as Sen
ator from Ohio, on the 7ib. His succes
sor has Dot yet been appointed.
Senator Wigfall, though claiming to be
long to another Nation, still hangs on to
his seat in the Senate, and on the 7tb,
made a most bitter attack upon Mr. Lin
coln and his Inaugural. In closing he
said: "you must withdraw your flag from
our country and allow us to have our own
and enter into a treaty with us. Do this
or make up your minds for war in tbe
sternest aspect, and all its accumulated
Mr. Buchanan was received at Lancas
ter, by a military display, the ringing of
bells and a National salute. In conclud
ing his brief speech of thanks, he express
ed the hope that the Constitution and tBa
Union, would be perpetuated.
John A. Jones, of Illinois, bas been ap
pointed Superintendent of Statistics.
Captain Hill, in charge of Fort Brown,
Texas, would not obey the order of Gen.
Twiggs, and refuses to surrender to tbe
Stephen A. Douglas, has spoken highly
of tbe Inaugural, and says that if he uu-
aerstanas tne rresiaeni s true meaning, in
reference to the preservation of tbe Union,
and the settlement of the slavery question,
he is with him.
An entire family .consisting of Mr. Henry
Wood, his wife, and five children, were
burned to death, on the morning of Thurs
day last, in New York, being unable to ex
tricate themselves from the attic of tbe
burning building which they occupied.
The Rocky Mountain gold news, from
Denver city, by the latest advices, is quite
cheering; a nugget having been fouud in
Georgia gulch a tew days previous, weigh
A bon of Caleb b. bmitb, becretary of
the Interior Department, in the place of
Lester, of Mississippi, a secessionist.
Tbe Traitor lwiggs, received orders
from Secratnry Holt, relieving him of his
command, three days before he surrender
ed. Death by shooting is too good for him;
he should be hung!
Jeff. Davis has secretly sent an agent
to Mexico to get his one-horse "Cotton
conspiracy" acknowledged as an indepen
Braxton Bragg has been appointed
Brigadier General, and Com. J. Hardee
Colonel, of the first Regiment of Infantry,
of the raj tag-and-bob-tail forces of Jeff.
Ex-Secrefary Floyd, has made his ap
pearance in Washington for the purpose of
standing his trial on tbe Indian Trust
Bond swindle. Hang him first and try
him afterwards, should be the motto in ref
erence to such a traitor to bis country as
Floyd bas shown himself to be.
Col. Lorenzo Thomas, Brevet" Lieut,
second in rank in the Adjutant General's
omce,basbeen appointed Adjutant General.
Tbe Legislature of Delaware adjourned
on Friday last, baving retused to call
an extra "session to consider the state
of the Union. Tbey also refused to allow
any further Lottery grants in that State.
Lntle Delaware is becoming and will re
main sensible to the last.
North Carolina, voted against a conven
tion by over 1 000 majority, and the mem
bers elected since the convention was or
dered, are two to one for the Union.
Whild Filling a Fluid Lamp, one day
last week, Mary Miniez of Brooklyn, N.
Y was fatally burned.
Ex-Secretary Dix, was received at New
York, by prominent merchants, bankers,
and others, by a public dinner, and other
$50,000 worth of property was destroy
ed by fire in Sandusky on Friday of last
week. Included m4.be ruins was the large
Stone Block in which were located the
Sandusky, Dayton and Cincinnati!, and
the Cleveland and loledo Kail Koad Ulb-
ces the U. o. .express oince, ana tue sev
eral Transportation offices.
A gang of thieves whose bead-quarters
were at bullivan, Lorain County, at the
house of the member of the gang, named
Clarke, and from whose Iighi-bngered oper
ations the people of that vicinity have
been great sufferers for a year or two past,
was broken up last week.
A slave was burned to death in Harris
Co., Georgia, a few days since, upon suspi
ciou (despite bis earnest protestations oi
innocence) of having committed a gross
personal outrage upon the wife of Mr,
Isaac Middlebrook, of that county.
A stout burly negro, black as ebony,
with the wooliest kind of hair and whis
kers, son of the Ex Emperor 8oulouque,
was received with the highest honors at
an Imperial ball given at the luileries in
Paris, a short time since. Would the Min
ister of the Confederate States, have
submitted to such an insult had he been
Major Anderson fired 34 regular old
boomers, waking the remotest echoes of
the city of Charleston and the neighboring
.a . A a
forts, in honor or the inauguration oi ADra
bam Lincoln, on the 4tb.
Tbe Painsville Press and Advertiser, has
changed hands; Messrs French and Smal
ley retiring and Mr. H. C. Gray becoming
its Editor and Propiielor,
Mrs. Lincoln bas been presented, also, by
citizens of New York, with a magnificent,
pair of horses to draw the splendid car
riage which was sent to her from that city
on ihe 5th.
Norman B. Judd, of Chicago, has been
appointed by the President as Minister to
Berlin, and bas been confirmed by tbe sen
ate. Herman Christian, has also been nomi-
nated and confirmed a Secretary of Le
gation to the samn nnst.
James A. Kasson. of Iowa, has received
the appointment of First Assistant Post
The Turrobull Democrat, has tbe manli
ness to at- of tbe Inaugural of Presi
dent Lincoln, in terms of commendation,
an closes thus:
"This may separate a from old pohti
cal associates; but every impulse of our na
ture causes us to stand b f the flag of
fathers, tbe constitution . s they made it,
rather than follow in the t iV.'tuous pathway
of mere parlizan leaders, i Vhl bliudly en
dorse all as orthodox that is a u.'horitatjvely
proclaimed in the name of Dt m, "xsracy."
The Overland Mail, is. to i un three
times instead of twice a w eek belt veen St.
Jo, Mon aud Placerville, after Jul,. next.
The Michigan Persona! Liberty ' Bill
question has been indefinitely postpo Bed,
and its repeal for the present, thus defeat d-
In tbe Missouri Convention, March l.l
Mr. Birch called attention to a communica-'
lion in this Morning's Republican, hinting
at a secret conspiracy to force Missouri out
of tbe Union, and ottered a resolution to
appoint a committee to investigate the
subject, and if possible, ascertain the names
of the conspirators, which passed, 52 to 30.
The treasure of some men is gold, and
the love of it grows so strong as to become
idolatrous. 'Such men never rise above
the merest drudgery of the World. They
eat, and drink, but it is to enable them suc
cessfully to toil on. Morning, noon, and
night it is the same drudging slavery and
submission to tbe craving of a vicious ap
petite. There is not one noble sentiment
or feeling that can live in their heart, be
cause the lust of gain fills it so completely
as to leave no room for anything else.
They can do nothing but grovel, use an
earth-worm, eating dust, and casting out
their slime, in order to form a pathway
along which to crawl. It is pitiable and
sad to think of, but it is a sight only too
often seen in this sin-stricken world of
Louisiana furnished a block of marble
for tbe Washington Monument, wilh this
inscription : "Presented by the State of
Lousiana ever faithful to the Constitution
and the Union.
The State of Illinois under the new cen
sus is entitled to fourteen congressmen, in
stead of nine as heretofore. She has taken
a long stride during the last ten years.'
Joshua K. biddings, it is said, is a
prominent applicant to the Counsel Gen
eral to Canada.
Old Ben Wade, during the night (Sun
day) winding np secession of the late Con
gress, made one of bis pungent talks, pro
nouncing tbe excitement got np at the
South, as wholly factitious. He ridiculed
the idea of a peaceable secession. There
could be no government if such an idea
was acted upon. "Ufa ! ghost of General
Jackson, (exclaimed Wade) wbat think
you ot modern democracy f
The Revenue (Jutter Dodge, was seized
by the rebels at Galveston, Texas, on tbe
2d inst The officer in command, tender
ed his services to the enemy, which were,
of course, accepted.
WASHINGTON, March 11.
There is no longer any doubt that Maj.
Anderson's command is to be withdrawn
from Fort Sumter. Gen. Scott decides it
to be a military necessity, and his judge
ment determines tbe question, as it bas
done some others nearly as delicate. Con
ferences have been held for several days
past, with-Mr. Bache of Coast Survey, in
regard to tbe access to Charleston harbor;
with Mr. Totton, of tbe Engineers, and
with other distinguished officers of the
different corps. After a full consultion it
was agreed that tbe attempt to re-iuforce
Fort Sumter could only be made in two
ways, and then with doubtful success.
F'rst, by a large naval force breaking into
harbor, through the obstructions in the
channel, if possible; and second, by landing
an army of over 10,000 men, and then at
tacking the batteries in tbe rear, which
command the entrance to the harbor. The
President has no array at his disposal for
this purpose. Eight companies are now
stationed in this city, and seven at Fortress
Monroe, none of which can be spared. The
troops recently dispered in Texas will not
be available for several months, if at all,
and but 250 are reported as on the way
back. Tbe force iu Utah cannot be rein
forced immediately. Congress gave no
power to call out volunteers in case of ne
cessity, and, therefore, tbe rresident is con
fined to the actual and limited regular force.
His hands are tied, and his resources crip-
Died by treasonable conspiracy of hispred
cessor and Cabinet. This predicament was
deliberately contrived to embarrass tbe
The decision to withdraw Maj. Ander
son naturally exeites much feeling, partic
ularly among the Western delegations.
What effect it may produce on foreign
Governments, which looked to the asser
tion of a strong policy at all hazards, re
mains to be seen. Here, it is regarded as
a compulsatory alternative, to winch Mr.
Lincoln has yielded from overwhelming ne
cessity, and because he was powerless to
to carry out his own purpose.
It is supposed in some quarters that the
withdrawal will operate beneficitlly in con
ciliating the South, but this opinion is not
shared by reflecting observers. The North
ern Democracy will, of course, assail the
Administration, though Mr. Douglas fa
precommiitad to tbe very policy which
has been adopted, by his recent speech in
The British Consul at Charleston re
cently notified his Government that the ob
structions in the main ship channel, which
bad been filled np to prevent tbe ingress of
ships of war, were all removed, aud ves
sels drawing 1 6 feet could easily enter.
This important fact may or may not have
been taken into account, in determining the
feasibility of sending re-inforcements.
The forts at Key West and Tortugas
cannot be given up, because they may be
easily reinforced, and are of national im
portance in military and commercial as
pects. Fort Sumter involved a point of
XSTAn old Dutch lady, at a religious
meeting, became very much concerned for
her aouL and went about sighing and
would not be comforted. Upon being ask
ed by the minister wbat the matter wasbe
"That she could not read English, and
she was afraid the Lord couldn't understand
A man's good fortune often turns his
head ; his bad fortune as often averts the
hearts of his friends.
A blunder-buss : Kissing the wrong wo
man! Children have their doixs, and men
The time we spend in sparking the
girls, might be properly said to be miss
spent. A butchers business should be independ
entas he conducts it on his own hook.
If a man is dissipated, his fortunA -ill
probably soon be so too.
He who is a tiger in his own family, ia
ge nerally a sheep in bis own society.
"Vhen yon dispute with a fool, he is cer
tain! V similarly employed.
Ifi falsehood paralyzed the tongue,
what a death-like scene would pervade so
ciety. When two gentlemen fight' a duel,
each of thorn is a man after the others
Men are generally deserted in adversity.
When the sun .tets out our very shadows
refuse to follow us.
Wear your learning like your watch, in a
private pocket ; ami do not pull it out and
strike it, merely to .show that you have it.
A Pittsfield man who had won a fat tur
key at a rafle, and whose pious wife was
very inquisitive about his method of ob
taining the poultry, satisfied her scruples
at last, by the witty remark that "the sha
kers gave it to him."
Let friendship creep gently to a height;
if it rush to it, it may soon run itself out
A very polite Boston deacon was once
heard to pray in this wise: "O Lord, we
would not presume to dictate, but we
would "suggest" that a revival of religion
is very much needed."
"Young man" said a minister to a youth
of his congregation, "do you know what
relations you sustain in the world ! "Yes
sir; two cousins and a grandmother, but I
do not intend to support them much Ion-
bcbolasticus, having beard tbat a crow
would live five hundred years, bought one
for tbe purpose of trying the experiment.
A flirt is just like a dipper attached to a
hydrant every one is a liberty to drink
from it, but no one desires to carry it away.
A lady in reply to some guest who had
praised tbe mutton on her table, said : "Oh
yes, my husband always buys the best; he
is a great s pic AC.
A city paper says that Uapt. lravis will
give satisfaction to all those who visit his
pistol gallery. We don t think many of
them will demand it
An Auburn paper praises very highly a
new lock said to have been got np in that
city. Auburn locks have always been ad
A romantic poet sends us some stanzas
addressed to a young womsn, and com
mencing "We met as meet the day and
night." We can't encourage amalgama
tion. In matters of conscience, the first
thoughts are the best; in matters of pru
dence, the last.
He who labors for mankind, without a
care for himself, has already begun his im
mortality. The human heart beats about seventy
two times a minute; or in a life of sixty
years, two thousand million of times.
It is the custom in Denmark to keep
the graves covered wilh while sand, on
which are placed wreaths and flowerpots.
A man that can be flattered is not nec
essarily a fool, but yon can always make
one of him.
To tbe man of strong will and giant en
ergy, possibilities become probabilities, and
probabilities become certainties.
Wild flowers are the alphabet of angels
whereby tbey write on hills and fields
mysterious truths. ' .
Wbat is the difference between one who
walks and one who looks np a flight of
stairs ? One steps up stairs, and the other
stares up steps. .
A word spoken pleasantly is a large
spot of sunshine upon a sad heart.
Well may every act, and every silent
thought deep hidden though it be tend
to tlia great hereafter.
There is a Bible in the library of the
University of Gottingen writteu on five
thousand four hundred and seventy-six
pal in leaves.
The men who stand boldly for the de
fence of the truth in the midst of the flood
of errors that surround them, are not the
gentlemen of lily fingers who have been
rocked in tbe cradle of indulgence and ca
ressed in the lap of luxury ; but they are
men whom necessity has called from the
shade of retirement, to contend under the
scorching rays of the sun, with the stern
realities of life with all its vicissitudes.
"It is good for a man to bear the yoke in
Eight More as twelve. A Dutchman
leased his lands to an .oil company last
spring, on condition of receiving one eighth
of the oil procured. , The well proved to
be a pretty good one, and a farmer began
to think tbat the oil men should give bim
a better chance, and ventured to tell them
so. They asked him what he wanted. He
said they ought to give him one twelfth.
The agreement was finally made and with
tbe understanding that the Dutchman was
not tell any one. All went smooth until
the next division day came, when our friend
was early on hand, to see how much bet
ter he would be off nnder the new bargain.
Eleven barrels were rolled to one side for
the oil-men, and one for him. This did
not suit "How's dish," says he. "I tink
I was to get more as pefore; py jinks you
make misLtake." The matter was explain
ed to him, that he formerly got one barrel
of every eight, but it was bis own propo
sition to take one one of every twelve.
This revelation took bim aback. Ha
scratched his head, looked cross, and reliev
ed his swelling breast of feelings of self
reproach by indignantly remarking: "Yell,
by dunder, dat ish de first time as I ever
know'd eight was more as twelve." Trum
bull ( Ohio ) Democrat. 9