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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1854.
3The election on Tuesday last passed
off pleasantly and with general good feeling
in Perrysburg. Much interest was felt and
manifested in the result, though no excite
ment prevailed. The entire Republican tick
et prevailed by handsome majorities, as will
be seen by the official abstract of votes pub
lished m this paper. The expression of the
people of Wood county is firm and decided
on the encroachments of slavery. The vic
tory of the people over the adherents of the
proslavery administration is as gratifying as
it is decisive and emphatic. It is an ex
hibition of " popular sovereignty" worthy to
be respected and held in remembrance.
JSThe Wood County Fair was held at
Portageville on Wednesday and Thursday
last. We were unable to attend, and have
received no report of the exhibition as yet.
We learn from those who attended, that the
exhibition of live stock was large and fine.
The weather on Thursday was rainy and un
pleasant. We intend to agitate the formation of a
Horticultural' Society in Perrysb'irg during
the coming season.
j&-See the card of the new banking house
in Perrysburg, of J. S. Norton & Co. This
house will be a great convenience to the
business men of this place and Maumee. It
will save much travel to Toledo, and will
help to build up our own town interests.
jZST'A.s novels and novelty are all the go
these days, we give our readers " a benefit,"
in this paper, in the shape of an expose
of the Know Nothing ceremonies. The
reader will attach as much importance
as he pleases to this revelation. It is doubt
less much nearer the truth than any of the'
pretended exposures with which the Pierce
papers have teemed of late. But we would
not like to risk much upon its genuineness.
It will do to read.
23?At the Lucas County Fair, our towns
man John Fay, took the first premium in
the sweepstakes list of horses for a stallion.
Premium, silver cup valued at $15.
, Jfr-The Republicans have elected every
one of the 21 member of congress for Ohio.
Oua Conghessional District. The offi
cial majorities so far as ascertained, for Mott
are as follows : Lucas 850 ; Wood 359 ; De
fiance 341 ; Fulton 241 ; Henry 60. Have
no information from other counties, show
ing exact majorities. We now think, from
all the facts before us, that Mott's majority
in the whole district exceeds 3,000.
50,000 ! ! ! ! .'From all that we can dis
cover, the Teople's Tickets have prevailed in
the Congressional districts of Ohio, by about
the above enormous majority of 50,000.
The mrjority of Medill, (dem.) over Vinton
!est year for Governor, was 61.843 over
Vinton and Lewis was 11,497. There were
but two candidates for Lieut. Governor, and
Myers's majority over Allen, was 21,709.
Allow this to be the only fair test, and there
has been a change of more than 70,000 votes
in a single year. Alas for the infatuation of
ignorance and arrogance, and treachery ! i
Watson and Fitch Elected. Cooper K.
Watson, the Republican candidate for Con
gress, Freedom's champion, is elected by
about 2700 majority over Nebraska Plants.
Green's majority two years ago was upwards
of 5,000. Who will now dare to say that
Green expressed the sentiments of his con
stituents in -otingfor the infamous Nebras
John Fitch, of Toledo, the Republican
candidate for Judge of the District Court,
counts his majority also by thousands.
The People of Paulding County, Ohio:
B. of P. Works,
jSjTo Pierce, Cushing & Co.; the Board
of Public Works ; the Baltimore Platform :
and the surviving members of the last 7th of
January Convention, Greeting:
Know ye, that the Poll Books of an Elec
tion held in the different townships of said
county, by the reopie thereol, nave been da
ly opened since striking off the last number
ot the Paulding Democrat, and we find the
vote to be as follows :
J. R. Swan, 404
S. F. Norns, 30
A. P. Miller, 29
Brown township nave Mr. Mott 103 to 6
for Mr. Commager, and Emerald township
gave him 41 votesto 1 for Commager. The
latter did not receive a single vote in Paul
ding or Benton townships, the whole votes
of these townships being cast for Mr. Mott.
All hail " ye solid men of Paukhns!
Ohio all Right Republicanism Tri
umphant. The election on Tuesday last.
was a glorious triumph of the people. They
spoke-in thunder tones for freedom. Loco
focoism is rebuked by a most terrible defeat.
The Pierce-Douglas Nebraskals, and the
traitorous D. O. G. S. throughout the entire
State have felt the indignation of Ohio's true
sons. We do not believe there, is a sinole
Nebraska Congressman elected. The State
nas pueu up a republican majority ot lrom
50,000 to 75,000. We cannot give the re
turns this week. Hurrah for freedom ! The
people are omnipotent. jFremont Jour.
Pennsylvania and Indiana. These States
also held their election on Tuesday last, we
are sorry that we cannot obtain the figures
for our paper to-day. Enough is known
however to warrant us in saying, that they,
like Ohio, have spoken for freedom. Repub
licanism is triumphing everywhere ! The
Douglas-Nebraskaites have not achieved a
single, victory in any of the State elections
since the repeal of the Missouri Compro
mise. The further aggressions of Southern
rule and dictation in the North is effectually
stopped. Fremont Journal.
Glorious. Ohio has spoken for freedom
by from 50,000 to 75,000 majority. Our
remarks on the county result are applicable
to the State. Our plnrions Bnrlreve State
eldest daughter of the Jeffersonian ordinance
of 1787 ! God bless her ! her sons love
freedom and like to see others enjoy its bles
sings. Right bravely have they 6aid, we
will not extend the curse of slavery, nor
make merchandize of men and women.
Give the Banner to the Seneca Dis
trict ! ! Returns from Sandusky, Seneca,
Crawford, Marion, Wyandott and Hardin
counties show that Cooper K. Watson, In
dependent, is elected to Congress, over J. S.
Plants, locofoco, by a majority of about
2,500 ! ! Glory enough for one campaign !
Seneca county, one of the strong holds of
locofocoism, stands 1,428 majority for Wat
son, two benighted townships, alone, giv
ing a majority for Plants, viz: Thompson
and Big Springs. Clinton township, (Tiffin
city,) which heretofore has given 230 loco
foce majority, now says 217 for Watson.
Hail, Tiffin ! Scipio, usually 80 loco, now
stands for Watson 255 ! Swing your hat,
Seneca, for you have done a noble work.
Sandusky county gives Watson about 100
majority. Marion. Wyandott, Hardin and
Crawford, about 850 majority for Watson,
Ottawa not heard from, but Watson proba
bly has a small majority there. -r-JSandusky
Register. ' '
Kissane has been arrested at Cuba, a small
town on the N. Y. & Erie Road, by.the..ofn
cer,from. whom ha escaped. He was taken
on Saturday night, and immediately started
for New York, where he is,nOW safely lodged
to await his examination. There is no
doubt now entertained of. his beine the au
thor of the recent heavy forgeries on the
Chemical and Continental banks, in New
York. Findlay, his accomplice, is. already
in jau, awaiting a neanng.
The Baby SHow.--Of all the ridiculous
exhibitions which have taken place in mod
ern times, we can think of nothing equal to
the assemblage of babies at the Clark coun
Iv, Ohio, Agricultural Fair, last Thursday.
The county agricultural society, under whose
auspices an agricultural fair is annually held
at Springfield, made a burlesque of their ex
hibition by offering a premium for the larg
est and prettiest babies there to be displayed.
Last Thursday was the duy fixed upon for
this show, and the announcement attracted
from twelve to fifteen thousand persons to
the fair to see the novelty. Many persons
supposed that very few children would be so
publicly exposed; yet there were one hun
dred and twenty-seven entered for the pre
miums. They were from Ohio, Pennsylva
nia, Indiana, Massachusetts and Louisiana.
Large and fat children seemed to predomin
ate; one from Indiana, five months old,
weighing 27 J pounds, and another four
months old, weighing 20 pounds. A pair of
twins from Clark county, Ohio, attracted
much attention, being very pretty and quite
similar in appearance. An elderly woman
was present with her seventeenth baby, only
two months old. After the judges had in
spected these one hundred and twenty-seven
babies, their mothers arranged themselves in
the Floral Hall, with the children in their
arms, and there remained, while the whole
twelve or fifteen thousand visitors walked
past and looked at them. There were three
prizes awarded to the babies. The first, a
splendid service of silver plate, including a
salver, was given to the infant daughter of
William Romney, of Vienna, Clark county,
Ohio, aged 10 months. The second, also a
service of silver plate, to the son of William
McDowell, of Fulton, Hamilton county,
Ohio, aged 13 months. The third, a plain
service of silver, to the daughter of Mr. A.
Canon, of Philadelphia. There was much
dissatisfaction caused by the awarding of
the first prize, and the discontented party
took up a collection, and with it purchased
a large and costly statue of Christ blessing
little children, and presented it to the daugh
ter of Mr. Henry Howe, of Cincinnati, who
they thought ought to have received the
award. It is already announced that the
show will be repeated next year ; and the
reason is obvious it has proved quite lu
crative to the managers of the fair, in con
sequence of the thousands of curious people
who were attracted by it. Previous to the
baby show there was at the same fair a con
test for prizes for the best equestrianism by
females; another catchpenny affair. The
premiums were a splendid side-saddle, with
a bridle and whip, a silver bowl, a set of
silver spoons, and a pair of silver sugar
tongs. lhese also were awarded in the
presence of a great concourse of spectators.
California Election. Our files of Cali
fornia papers received yesterday, fully con
firm the telegraphic account previously
published, relative to the result of the elec
tion in that State. Denver and Herbert,
democrats, are both elected to Congress, as
announced. They were the enti-Broderick
candidates, and polled 31,000 votes as far as
heard from, nearly the whole democratic
strength, the Broderick party only polling
about b,000 votes, lhe democratic majori
ty ranges lrom 1,500 to 2,000. The Know-
Nothing party not only made a clean sweep
in ban rrancisco. but also elected their
whole ticket in Sacramento City and coun
ty. In the latter placp, although the whole
odium of the organization was visited upon
uie wnig pariy by ;ne ioreign population,
there were no whigs on the Know-Nothing
ticket. They thus gave a triumph to the
very party voted for by nearly all the for
eigners, choosing democrats for the Legisla
ture, &c. lhe Sacramento Union says that
the latter organized secret orders in opposi
tion to the "Know-Nothings," with such
narnes as M Freedom's Thalanx," " Universal
Republicans," &c. The Know Nothing
ticket in San Francisco was not entirely
selected from the old party nominations, all
the candidates for the chief offices being
persons of their ovn nomination, and all of
them elected, though-.mosjot tnem. were on
no other ticket. As regards the complexion
of the State Legislature, it will be, decidedly
democratic, as may be seen by the following
Statement; - - ' .
- Assembly Whigs, 34, anti-election dem
ocrats 31 ; election democrats, 11. Senate
Whigs, 7; anti-election democrats, 13 ; elec
tion democrats, 13.
Yet in this democratic majority there ex
ist two potent elements of discord which
may defeat the choice of a United Mates
senator. One of these is apparent in thu
distinction made between election and anti
election democrats, and the other, though
not so apparent, is more mischievous inas
much as some of lhe democrats on both
sides are members of the society of Know-Nothings.
Loss of the Steamer Arctic.
400 LIVES LOST—ONLY 32 SAVED.
The Arctic wus lost off Cape Race on the
27th. She came in collision with tin un
known propeller. Only 32 are known to be
saved 18 arrived at New York. Cupt.
Luce, Mrs. E. K. Collins and family are
among the lost.
Came in collision with the propeller at
noon on the 27th, about 40 miles oil' Cap;
Race, in a dense fog. The speed of the
Arctic at the time, was about 13 knots an
hour, and the propeller had all sails set, wkli
a strong fair wind. It was supposed at first
that the Arctic had sustained little or no
injury. Assistance was immediately ren
dered to the propeller, which was frightfully
damaged, but it was soon discovered thui
the Arctic was also leaking fast, and it
gained so rapidly that the fires were soon
extinguished. Every effort was then made
to save those on the Arctic, but as four or
five boats had left to render assistance to
the propeller, there was only one left, which
was soon filled, and a raft was hastily con
structed. A panic took possession of those
on board the Arctic, and they crowded for
the raft. Large .numbers rushed at it and
were drowned in the attempt. All this
time the vessel was fast filling, and all of u
sudden she, with all remaining on board,
weri engulphed in the sea. All on the raft
except one who clung to it for 21 hours,
were drowned. At 5 P. M., of the 28th.
the bark Huron, of Standrer, N. B., Captain
Wall, hove, in sight end took these on board.
32 in number. 18 of them were subsequent
ly transferred to the ship Lebanon, and
arrived at this port at an early hour this
morning. The most of those who wens
saved belonged to the crew.
The Arctic had 220 passengers and & crew
of 175. Upwards of 200 were seen on the.
propeller, whose fate is unknown. Captaiu
Wall, of the Huron, states however, that on
the 28th, in the morning, he saw a singular
looking vessel in the distance, which it ij
conjetured may have been the wreck of ths
propeller. Among those last seen on the
Arctic, or the raft, were Capt. Luce and son,
Mrs. E. K. Collins, Master Coit Collins.
Miss Collins, Mr. Brown and family, con
nections of the firm of Brown, Shipley &
Co., Liverpool, Mr. Thomas, importer of ho
siery, N. Y., Mr. Adams of Brooklyn, Mr.
Barren and Mr. C. Spring. Cincinnati, u
nephew of Mr. Bloodgood. the Due do
Grammont, of the French Embassy, with
many others. Mr. Comstock, brother of the
commander of ih Baltic, was drowned by
the capsizing of a boat whilst being lowered
from the fore-tigging. Particulars were fur
nished by Geo. H. Burns of Adams & Co.'s
Express, Philadelphia, who had in charge
government dispatches from France and
England, which he could not save. Intense
excitement exists all over the city, hcart-ie It
sympathy is existing, especially for Mr. K.
K. Collins, whoso whole family is lost,
Hopes are, however, entertained that some
of the missing boats may have been pier -A
up or reach land, that the list of; saved rrf. v
be greatly increased.
Schamyl and his Circassian followers re1,,
cently made a bold and daring incursion in'i
to the heart of Asiatic Georgia, and in t
great battle near Tifiis, utterly defeated ti
Russian forces. The latter lost many met,
seven guns, three thousand- tents, and al'
their baggage, provisions, and. ammunition. ;
BANKING NOTICE. TJieJVrTy.AHrr Hank
is now open and prepared to discount nLort
business paper, buy and sell Gold, Silver, and Eat
ern Exchange, and transact other busings? in their
line. Interest paid on time dcponits. (
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