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Flour and Grain at Various
Wc give beta , ptreparrd with consider i
b t cirr, tlrtprioea ol Flour, Wheat IBi
Corn ii the vciuus patts uf the Unitce
yut vrttttifi ihe pan tly:
Ai Alixundi'.s. April J3. Flour 8lO,-r'0.
Wilt ,,t MIlMi Corn l,05al,07.
(5f,.Ti,Tii.wn, April 23. Flour lO.OOslO.
eaVheit8,60j Corn l OO.lOj.
Si Louia. ApliU7. Flour 9,75; Wheat
2,41! ; Corn 65 cti.
NnHrl e. April 1 5. Flour 10,5"; Wheal
a.r5; t orn 1,10.
Piiist.urgh, April 21. Flour !,50; Wheal
t,t8tJi Cum 78 ct.
Cincinnati, April 20 Flour t',87; Wheat
J. '8; Corn 75 cti.
PhiladolpV., April 23. F, our HJUi
Wuent 2.30; Corn 1.07.
V York, April 23. Flour 10.15, Whc.l
2,4jail,56; Corn 1,09j1,12.
Charleston, (S. C ) April 20. Flour 10,
25; Wheat 2,40; Corn M7u'Ju I'U.
Savannah, April 3 1 .Flour 10,50; Wheat
New Orleans, April 18. Flour 810,25;
Y,, ul 2 40; Corn 1,15.
11 i', April 83 - Flour 10) Wheat 2 25;
. rn I a 1,05.
Richmond, April 23. Flour II; Wheat
tJSt, Corn U0 cent.
BoatoO, April 21. Flour 10.87; Wheat 2,
00, Corn I. II.
A.lb my, Flour 10,20; Wheat 2,25; Corn
Buffalo, April 21. Flour 9,50.il0; W!ieat
25; l orn 1,10.
CleVela'd, Anl 20. Flour 9,50al0,25;
Wheat 2,i'.'; Corn 85 cte,
N .;..:lt, Aftil 23 F.oiir 10,50; Wheat
g it; Corn i 05
Chicago, April 17. Flour 0,30: Whtat
: !0; Corn US Cent.
T rdercksburg, Va., April 22. Flour 9,
. jU' 50; Wheel 2,50; Corn 9ii cum
Louieville. April 20. Flaur 9,16; Wheat
8,30; Cera 95 cents.
!' eh..e arc the prince of what are
known aa itandard brands Flour ami the beat
.t va ol Wheat and Corn. Bait Pat.
Don't Kill the Birds.
At "rrt advances, our youthful Nimrotla
feel th Influence upon them tc pop away
til :r old tov, ling pleOOl at the birdi. Not
that the wiinl then lor loo.J not that tin y
do not relish their solids hut limply to grat
ify that iunto propensity to destruction tbal
murks our Yankee youth.
But wo beg ol ihe boys to refrain. The
little binla are i.t ng alarmingly ecarco
iii the vicinity ill WntetburjT, as well us all
other t'lvri'. Wl y alarmingly for the
araiettil the palmM mm. eaterpillar and
i .ik ! worm are uKrming'y on the Increaae,
The liitle hire :,re the ternitr'i beat friendi,
Ti ) destroy tho bugs ondthu wormi that
t ho crop and lna orchards, The black
bird I', ay urcasiuiiully rout up a lew hills, hot
he daily there more destructive inaeeta, aa
! i travela over tho newly ploughed Qelde,
ii nil ihe corn i Worth which he dealroya,
met uver. The robin may lake a lew
- y or ap re ch mis, but he ia only taking
); i tin wonm tie swallows which would
ve n. ue your garden i deeolete wate.
"fur turn,., i into I Co v 'houi the Itltlo birds.
Tluy are h Li. c t liicudi. We have no
doubt that Mi late ravageaol varieui Inaecta
are vw ing to the u ho '. deetrucllun uf
thi'iVnemlea Ihe birds
So imp ortant is thli iubject considered,
irys the llartlonl I OUrant, by A jjr i t-n I ( u r i f t at ,
th it the Secretary of the Board of Agricul
ture rn Miuaehuieita, Mr, Flint h.ia issued
u i in ol ar upon laruicis an.! othera the execu
tion Ol the stringent law them ia in that
dla'.w against billing atiell hinla. We have
t -Millar law In Una Stall', .mil we triiNt our
farmura will ieu rigniiy to in, pi on ol
all breakera ol it. Their Boning ctoi will
reap tnu benefit ol'ap r pl' tho Inn- biniv
"KlLr" AM) Ul.l.Lt) At. V :. A MiU
c rreaponnent of tbi New V Tribune re
Iklea Ibe loliowing twusing inc W wo . ,
orctrrvd after u aoow toruii on o lie ol th
ra.lr',..u In the vicinity ol tbttoilyi
"A company of Iriohu were employed in
i tliug .nit one ol the deep cuta, mler the
direction of oi e ol the i(Beern The mow
bod liriftvii in beb ml them, ft ling up tin track
- im when a powerful loeumo'lve, with
tno v-plow atlti bed, wet lent under lull
hi 'l"f fleam to clear it 0UI, tin till eaine,
Sit Hig the drifll ovt r he: Miiokentui k, ami
walk.lig iraithi through all ubalai lea, lili
rohrd loll upon i in- company efahovele .
Tin ) heard Ihe Wil telle but 1 1 1 ; i ji. .0, ;f -Ill-would
"lilt, kept on with their Ubora. The
engineer, on the eo itraiy, t thoy
would cleir the trick, ami nhot down on
them mi rapidly thtt the superintendent had
bart ly time, by a powerful jump to live hliu
sell. The ahovi h ra had no lime; and tin
anuw-piow, as it tore through the drifts, turn
ed overadouble furrow ol live Iriihuieu, aoini
wen tlnown high and diy upon the h.mk;
others wire smoothly laid uut and covered
n, b'lt not one tea Injured, It ia aid I'm'
moat I them belli Vld they were ICtUlllj
ddtd and burled, and it III diffioult to MO'
wuoe th m te lb" oontrary."
The Use of Chloroform.
Th London Ljntft to the conch,'
'lull Dial the uu ol clil.it.tlcriii miial urui eu
uredly ahand'oo d There l no douh I, aayi
the f WH that the BOVtlty uf the praitne
thtt ri inarkahle iffectl produced, and the fTM,
d .in Irom riak, la unliea.tatingly a.erte,l
have led In vry grave shuaea. Had rhioro.
lorm m ver been iulrultd live when ita uh
.. urreaaaiy, lca . uM not luve been
seriHceU to the removal ol a tooth, a tor
na , ar s little finger, in tapping hydro
rele oi tourhiug a lore lih eauitll, fl
uae should be rcaerved for thoae caara uuly
10 Which the IfttfMilf or duration ol the pan
in an operation eouatilutu acriuua complies
oi.a, or w here iiiiteuaibility ia eiMBlill U
the pruc'oidiuga o! the surgeon.
0'.'Heliin I'aaha, who waa killed al llupu
tor a, vhii w esteemed aa a br ivo soldier
waa allaaj ttlf last o, the Mamelukes, he br
iii ll.eoii.'y one who iscap. d froui Ihe maa
c re at Cairo l Hut ten n ,! tint eeh-braieu
villi i. Uv mg all h a. leuiDinioM hilling
i'DC r Ue t!.re ol im Vn i roj ' "oltliara.i.row.
deo e 'hey Were ll ' . lal . il Ciiiu.lie
look Ihe bo d reuolutl n oi urging d a horea
to ibe isrsptl and lefcinp Ihe ieep, The
animal WM killed by llie lali, au.J ahe rid, r
lav lor ekitne time inotiouleaa. Kiiially aa
'.asiiahed al "i much resolution and good for
tune, Meheinit Ali order.-d hi in t.i be spared,
and at the end of ! .1 iy liu regained In
strength. fy Martens, the rioter, whi ahot oflli ei
Jfunt ax Cbiran, ... ; of hit winnda on Ual
THE BELMONT CI1U0NICLE
'Etrrn.il IKMtllMf to rvr-rv form of tyr
niiny over the minrt of Men."
Tlmvitlay Mmning, April 20,1855.
Notwilhetanding the utter emptiness ol
II thingt connected with Ihe locotoco party
of Ohio, the subject with w hich we hav1'
headed tliia article la full of meaning, and
productive of many painful reco llectiona.
"Time waa that when the braine were out
the thing would die" but those timea have
changed, and although the brains have long
since left the cranium of Locofocoism tho'
ita "I ones are marrow-leas," yet stilt it walk"
the earth n shadow of ita former greatness,
and the remembrance, aye, and the effects ol
ita past legislation wc have wi th us always.
With its wonted effrontery locofocoism vo'
1 'ed that we ihottlJ havo a New Constitution,
and though under our old organic law we.
had progriliefj with unprecedented rapidity
taking onr place third in the confederacy,
yet U 00000 progress (') must aetasidelhat
instru ment, and place over us a new one. A
convention wus asuemtiled, and aftor two
l ng aid latoricus efforts the long looked for
document waa ushered into being, bearing in
its every lineament the mnrks ol its paterni
1 ly. At ita birth it waa taken by the hand by
, ita parent, and proud Democracy toesed high
his cap for joy, ind shouted AlUk il A llah'.
! " I he New Co nttitUtkhl is in the hands ol ita
I friendal" Infatbltl with the boisterous ap-plim-e
of its "friends" in whose considerate
hat iU il was placed, the young sprig ol hie o
. focoisiu grow and waxed exceedingly mighty
I until Ihe preatige of ita name tilled the whole
earth. Hut soon a cloud is acen in thui
K iuth weatern horizon not so lurgo aa a man's
hand. The Cincinnati Eiujiti rer one ol
ihe initOUl godfather! of tbi youthful aprig
one of l lie wise mtn who brought rich
jjif's and Uiid at the feet of the swaddled in
fant ere yet it started forth from the mater
nal arms ivies nut "away with him!"
Theclood moves slow ly up the heavens,prea-1
di Tig aa it ad incei,ind charged with deadll-1
est thunder. TbO young child has become
saiit'y and must bo c orrected, (or verily he
brinM'th hi! father lo shame. All the sa-
tans must he convened and must conatiltasj
i lu the belt manner of correcting the imm
dent boy. With quarreling as to the man-
I ner of Caatlgation, and the time of adminis- j
'tering, ihe juvenile scion will probably como
f fl' pretty clear.
but to some of the transgressions ofYourig
ConititUtion. Our Benevolent Institution
of which we are al I justly proud need money
to support them. Ol all the hundreds of .
; thousand! of treasure which we are compel
led to pa) annually lo adminiater to the
growing wants of the Stale we pay none
' more willing ly than that portion which is
appropriated to the support, instruction ami
medical attendance on Ihe Deaf and liumh,
the Blind and the Insane. No one who lias
ever visited the spacious halls of the Lunatic
Afvliim, and witnessed the patience of ita
conductor to the poor unfortunate Innutai
who crowd its moms, and with brains over-
turned ind broken heurts but will contribute
!., v in tin ir Support But here comes this
pr.nul and prosperous youth and denies us
even ihe u pormniiy ol contributing At
In ia I aei i ii oi no Legislature an appru
tion was made i r tin suuport of the Luna
lie Asylum, hut us thorn ci.ii he lu annual
loaaioni that appropriation, liberal though it
I WMi is iAli.im.ird, am! now the Asylum will
' soon hf deaertedi Whal I disgnco to the
re.it M; ate ut Ohio, and what.a world of
auffering will be caused thereby 1 The poor
lunatlfta. whole ('arkened mind once more be
gan to show signs of returning reason must
relapse Into the pitchy darkness of- his for
mer state, and the hopes of his friends but
now so buoyant, an again dashed to earth.
And ihua we see, that though the locofoco
' party is dead, dead, dead, yet ntill its disem
bodied spirit stalks abroad to fright us from
our peace. How long, oh, voters and tax
payers ol Ohio must these things be, and you
j complain not! We shall see.
"Thi Editor dare net refuse n pulili-h anything
' the iii ti i lit iloal 11 1 it V piesiiui."- -ti a.utte.
The above lanuago refera to us, and may
be found in tin last iaane of the (itzfltc cjr
I CUittMt Wo do not charge that ila editor
I wrote it. allliough it did appsar in hii cdilo-
rial column!, and as we did not toe it in the
' ii',, , Patriot of (ho week before, we are at a
t l.tts to know who IV rot I It. At we arc djsi
runs ol tncouraglog genius we publish it
Wa may as well say just liere that the man
I I who puMiaaed it Aneiie It wai uih when be
I did sol We dure to iojustat UN p.' care, and
we wil1 publish just what we please, and
, i - . to publish just what we pleaae.
As the Oatttle charger u to fiercely (!)
'with fearing to rubliih, dir., mppose he
proves it. Il would be believed much soon
I er il w ell endoraed.
Sums very dark hint! about aoino aecrel
, appointment! of School Director lor Uls
I Uriel No. I I, by the Tovvmhip Clerk, which
I we see in the last : need explaining.
Coma Strphen, don't leave the matter in the
i dark, hut give ui a full explanation. Tell
j ui al the same time how tho Auditor has
been imposed on. If the Coi.nty records
don't teli the irulli about Ihe location ol
land whrru will we go to dud it)
Bad Place for Doctors.
IV (iraud Jury of Orani-a mum v. fla., in thra,
ifonsral iMioeaaMejt, until' al ihe laia term of ihrtr
aotink im nuoiinl ihu lart, tbal out ul a siiulsiuiu
ut lour liundrail in the county, lhara haa not titten u
siiigla d, aih in iwt lia nioiiihs Kaceaii(u.
M '- 'ike'y that tliry hare had plenty of
good doctor, thie
fji?-The Daily Younp Annri';, published I
in Wheeling, di ported this life on Ssturdny
'ast. Cause inodequato support. It inh-:
tiatrd for a time "on the pinguidinotts super
fluity of its own individuality" but even
that final'y became exhausted, and it "shuf
fled off this mortal coil."
(c-Ourgood Triend IVAorfon of the Whee
ling (iatdh, haa gnt jliitnself into another
"peck of trouble" with the tJenuoti citizens
o' Wheeling. What a great pity it is that
an editor cannot pleaae everybody. He
might then get rich. Of one thing the ex
aited oppinents of Mr. W. may rest
that all their thieits, and bluvi.-itieg wilH
frighten him from a position he once "S
He is made of slcrner stuff than that. H
BxTtU flrwton or tin LaatiiavreattThi lH
imj Herald, she itaunei Democrat oraan ol 1 ' H
eoifnty. lavora an extra aesiian of theleilsM
Tbi Demeetaoy are generally in favor o! IM
iire.-Cin. Knq. H
' Wonder if "tlie staunch Democratic "'H
of" Ilrlmont County favora an extra sessiuH
the Legislature." If the "Democracy I
generally In fator of that incasuro" whH
the name of all the unterrilied docs notH
Democratic buchelor excellency call ml
tra'ien ion. H
fJirWn are sorry to learn that Dr. -''I
Ganton has retired from the chair i d t I
of the Bell Air Times. He says: ThtH
"ly reason that we ofTer for thus ICtlngE
"that we will hold no place which will nH
"vent us from erprrnsing our own i-niiiiB
"as a private citizen." H
Th is imarks of the right spirit, H
give him our hand on it. Success to H
Jo., in 'Whatever business yon engage. Hj
07-The eclipse of the Moon came . tifl
Tuesday evening, according to previous 9
tice. The hazy sky, however, almost hidH
moo n from view, m that much of the S
ty of the phenomena was destroyed.
The Rights of the North and
South—The Union of the Opposition
Wo liave no desire to keep up a c H
vcrsy with either the Commercial or the H
tjuirtr, and we do not intend to reply to I
long riguiaroles which appeared yesterB
in those papers, and which were ' ''I
olnaively to the demolition of the irgumnH
which have appeared in this paper. We I
only say that we (till (survive ihe coiubiH
attack. The only noticeable part in iH
article, is the crawfish attempt on the M
of the Com m? trial to mix up the Qatettt uH
what it ti rms AbolitiOHiltn, We have H
il dtllUull to define the term, ft ' 'U
many forma, and is something like a dH
nose or a turtle's egg it can be thrown Tn
to many shapes. Il wc understand the tern
as commonly upplied, Abolitionism mean:
tho interference on the part of men living .11
the free Slates with the domestic instituli mi
ami riyhti of Ihe Southern Slates. II sucl
he the interpretation, then wo arc not ,11 abb
to tlie charge. If, on the other hand, ii
means those who believe that freedom is bet
ler iliun slavery ; that t he Irec States have
equal rights with the Southern States in lilt
adminiltralion of tho Territories belongint:
to the General Qoverneient, then we do not
deny the imputation. For while we would
defend the South in every just right which il
may poaicil, we would submit 10 no aaaump
'.ion ol prerogative which it might claim uvel
Our put., lion is based upon the COnititU
tit, it vt' icknowledge no other guide, and
WO acknowledge t the fullest extent liu1
rights otdie Southern States, m defined by
the Cunit i tUlion i And more than that, wi
BckuoA'ledgo thu wisdom of that iiistrumen
and tho duty which it imposes upon even
true frimd of the American Union and o
' American nationality to cultivate friendly re
; latioui with the citizens ol different Slates
j We Ii ive no lympithy whatever with North
ern men who lay hold of the anti-slave
I ry element, and use it as a lever 10 divldi
and distract national ac n timetit' and to ole
vate themselves into places of power am
trust. Wo have as little respect forNo.th
ern men who will play tlie duughfaco, an
attempt to curry favor with ttie South b;
maligning our own people, and harteritt;
away our iwn -iijhts. We would hold th
balance fsir! polled t pon tho letter and spi
rit ol Ihe CeuititUtiuU, and would not pel
niltil to be changed, either by th e weight
nti-lliver) or pro-slavery fa alicisin fc
there are both kinds, fanaticism may b
regretted, nd it may bo oveteome,but n can
not altogether be di-persed. Tho true Norll
em duughface is the object for a true man
triplet. He ia the meanest thing that move
When we look abroad upon our wide an
extended country, its various interests, un
its ctiiph x, and in some degree, its Ooofliel
ittg inatitulioiu.we hold that our highril dut
a a good citizen is to M guide our actio
that their various ii lereiti may hu blended i
ono barntonioui eontbirationi and their Inei
lUtlom sj regulated that they may not ja
the solidity ol out governmental itrangimeni
In pursuing such u course, it sometimes i
nteeeiary iu oundemn the course of one sec
tiou.aiiil Foinetiwea that of the u. her. Sue
has been our experience. We have at tim
be en accused of abolilionitni, and at time
ol being pro-slavery. Neither eccusalio
was just we are neither one nor the olhei
We urn for tho American Union, aa it wa
or.ginally designed, We go for the wliol
country, ai d tho rights ol al. Ihe States, fo
the right! of the North and the rights of th
South, nonea ding nothing that is nut righl
and submitting to nothing tint is wrong.
Holding theae viewa, wc have been an
still ar.' in 'avor of uniting thoroughly th
people uf Ohio, who are opposed to the pres
ent Stale and National government, upon on
nckjl for State olBceri and me'nhirs of th
egislalure, and we shall continue t.i pres
tlie importance ol this union upon tlie. peo
pie- We ntver did expect that the whol
peoplo would be of one mind in every ii
antics, neither as regards men or policy, am
yet we ace no reuaou why there should no
exist a perfect union. With ihe lundanien
lalpriuciplea ol the American parly, aa w
uudeislaud them, we most fully accord. T
certain portiuna of their croed we object, am
our esse we suppose to bo the case with i
majority ot the people of Ohio; yet w e soi
no reaao.i why we should not act barmoui
tuuly together, te achieve one ef the most ah
Wllllely noiessary political change! that ha
ever marked the hiatal ol our State. The
upposiiioi.both openly and covertly, by their
party hacks, and their neutral "independent"
organMre striving hard to prevent this union
ind thuteonqtier by division. They aretrv
.up a In. tit and a flanjj movement', but" if ihe
people remain true to their own interest! and
honor, they will overcome these difficulties,
and drive them, horlei and rideri, into the
The Chicago Riots.
i We copy fromlie Chicago Journal of Sat
urday afternoon.lie following account of the
I liquor riots on in morning u!' that day, in
i 1 one man waa fatally stabbed, wc bclievt
''lobe without foundation. A revolver
taken front the hands of n fellow, who
i attempting to use it against an otllcer, ant
t himself was locked up.
i! At this juncture, the boys of the II
; Hose Co, mude their appearance on
ground with their earrlagee, ami went eh
ing and rattling through the excited cro
some of whom followed at their heels to
; supposed lire. Wiser and better councils,
'seemed to prevail among ttiosc who had
' fluence with the Germane und wn noti
. j several parlies o( them marching quietly
! way from the scenn of ihe disturbance,
j At 13 o'clock order wei reitored, and tho
' large numbers still hung about the 0
j House, there was no algl ofaught hut pei
I unt! the only thing in the shape of a riot I
hat for years past disgraced the good orde
; Chicago, seemed lo have terminated with
i ' re-ulU above stated.
t It i much to bj regretted that the ill c
' sidered advisers of tho (let mans, who ii
f - gated them to attend the Irials in person
operate! thl c itirt by their numbers, en
, I punishment, while those thpy have dell
-! sutler the penalty ol misdoing.
-I All cltl'atena, whether native or foreign b
must be laughl to respect the laws, how
- thev tuny clash with interests and opinion
I such who may council their violation on
- pretext, tire as bad us thoso who do their
i I ding.
t We are pleaacd to know that Ihe olli
did their whole duty this morning, and I
- they w ill ever be us efficient, in sovit g
- city from scenes of riot and disorder.
CHARLESTON, April 28[...]
' The steamer Isabel has arrived with 111
tin and Key West dates to the 86th iustH
At a grand review on the 33tl. Cum. I
canit y oeeupiod a seat in Concha's carriH
Three Creole gentlemen are now in prH
I on a charge of aeverely beating lour SpaH
I officers ol rank. H
Severil of the civil guards were -I
' j ted in the street, B
V I It is said (but doubted.) that Com. MaH
. ley has ell'ected a settlement with ('otniiuH
" ihe guards are al! withdrawn from the l
j ican ship Thus Church. m aK
' I Penehi and Cadalgo embarked on the :.':tH
Concha hai invited Com. Macauley I
' i grand banquet
'! Sugars und molassea were advancing!
freights active, at Key West. 9j
The brig Horaliuwas picked op on tll
" ofT Sand Key, and towed into Kev WeH
She was stripped of everything, and hadB
' t'ently been set on fire and then abauddH
1 OrThe New York Express alleges (H
' Ronton Cntholle priest in that city, In I
course on the subject of Hell, undei 1 a H
demonstrate that Hell wn situated in fl
tide of this earth, commencing attout at-iiaH
9 atiaw eoaa lAt $ufojott whan granite tH
to melt. W'-tle inquirii g into the tlfl
" and int-nsity of the heal 'down lhere,H
9 good father ia laid to have cited what hoH
1 eili well authenticated miracle to thoH
fact tint Ciod once permiltid a certain H
s j gioui person to receive I visit for a lew I
' ments from one of the damned. In thee H
of the interview tho latter thrust l:is lianH
lot vase of water in the apartment, H
waa theruby au powerfully healed, t B
' bronze candlestick having been placed I
' waa iinnit dialely melted. 9H
(' mis Kossuth auuounces.by adveH
ment , that he has lormed a periuaucn H
gagenient with the London Atlas, audi
its subscriptions for that (weekly) papefll
B. R. COWEN, Esq.
Dear Sir: Since the late Coup-tie-,
main of the Democracy, nothing of (Treat in
terest has transpired in this city. The city
officers have all been installed; we must sub
mit to Democratic rule for two long years to
come; and the many reforms which have been
aimed to be mad in the cit;' government,
must be at apended for that length of time. 1
The policemen have oil been appointed
and a precious body Ihey ore! One half are
foreigners, and some of them cannot speak
the English languoge. Let me give ysu a
specimen of their ability : Night before Ml,
m - i
B ' "
Mr j II
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A Good Hit.
One of the clucf charjea IgaloM the tim r
ican party is, that it is a set ret pvillloaj so
ciety, and its I Mtnoaa II transacted in "n, id
night lecret caucuses.'' Mr. Pallon, the
diltingulltied candidate of the Americor par
ty for Attorney !enersl, in Vi.ginia, thus
turns the tables upon those who make Ihe
charge. The follow ing is art extract Troiii
his recent apcechui Richmond;
The American party choose o hold their
meetings in accret, as the Wh;g and Demo
crat parties have been and ure in the habit
of holding secret caucuses by night or day.
This party enter, it is said, into mutual obli
gation! aa to their party action; no matter
what ia their form, tbey can bo held more
binding than the Democrats claim to hold the
implied obligation! of 'heir party. viola
tion of ihrm. by disobeying the behest of tho
party or quilting i , ii followed by the most
vehement oenunciation, while the porty, as
I understood, allows every man to fro out or
the part" wher. he pleases, and his obligations I
arc at once at an end without denunciation.
With the Democratic patly it does not seem
to be so, for.althouyh m) pledge is registered, 1
no man who acts with them can d ire lo defy
their behest and dissent (roei their decrees.
"If he does off' With his head. So much lor
Buckingham." The freedom of thought and '
opinion which they aliOW at this day is hapi
ly illustrated in an anecdote which is told of
one of Nop ilen's M irshalls, when Napoleon
w as u candidate for the first Consulship fof
life. It was to he determined by universal
suffrege. Marshal AugOrOaU idd'Olied his,
division in the following word.-: "Soldiers
there is an election to-Jay, to determine
whf'hei Napoleon shall be Consul for life
It is to be a mailer of the Iree choice of the
people. You will march to the polls and,
vote j ist as you think proper out if you vote
Igalnat Napoleon, I will shoot you us boon1
s vou come back."
If there is any pnny more eXucting than
:he scllotylcd Democracy, we should l!.ke to
lav! it pointed out. From President to Tide
rVelter the screw of party is turned, and no
Han is pcrmittod to receive either office, e-,
uulument, or votes, whoso c-eed and prac
ice do not sqaare precisely with the demands
if the irresponsible leaders who meet in luw
'er's offices and buck rooms, concoct reso
utious, construct plyifurms, select cundi-
Ut!!, make tickets, oil the machinery and
ilan schemes. True, they make u show of
ui b I i c i ty at their conventions, but the mem- 1
lers nre lor the most part puppets, who are
irOUght upon the suje to go through "the
notion" of making public that which had
ireviotisly been agreed upon in secret. Mr.
'! Hon has been u Demi era', and he well
lescnbed the tyranny of the catjle rule. (
An Angel gone.
The following mournful paragrapha are
y Win. T. C iggeshall, editor of the Genius
f the West. They explain and will enforce
Died On tho morning of February II,
353, Tc' rnek , youngest son of Mary M. and j
Villmm T. Uoggeahall,
His little voice waa first heard in our
ouse on a sweet April morning and he glott
encd our hearts, sweetening the fatigue of 1
til and soothing the stings of misfortune '
itring twenty two months, w hen utter vio
int suffering; on a peaceful Sunduy morn-:
tg, as calmly as ever fell an April shower, 1
is narrow life on earth cxpi-ed, and 'lis '
pirit answered the summons of Him Who!'
lid "Suffer little children and forbid them 1
at lo come un'o me." '
He hud a frank, noble, hu tyint mtui e a , 1
liritual countenance) a lovely brown fye '
id a winning voice; at least his voice wus , 1
Inning to ue, when every time we went j'
mn home he said "tiss pa,'' ami it was win- i
ng egaini when on our return he roeogui. 1
id our footstep! and with outstretched arms
led "papa turn" or when we held him on j
tr knee, and ho essayed to sing little snatch
I of nursery rhymes his mother had tuughl '
in. The lust .vords we heurd liim speak
Mamma sing." For many months wc shall j'
el acutely the absence of his gleeful weU I 1
)tne when from business walks we jro home,)
it every memory of his brief brigbtni 'ss in6
ir home circle is awect, and we have not in !
ir heart any such regret us calls deep sighs iu
otu dopressing sudr.ess, for we know thttti
'itigh changed in form, he is not i-i spirit ,L
longed to us. Heaven without children!"
ould not be perfect, und though their ways ' '
pleasantness are shortened here, when ; "
ir summons for a brighter world conies,!1'
all we not, in the meeting of the innocence : "
liich was most closely woven with our
Feotiona on earth, be latisfied that tcmpor- j rl
ffliotion was in the Allgiver's providence '
r eternal gain! j e
We felt all the force of sorrow embodied "
four lines our friend Kinney wrote: I "
"A gap is in our fi-e-itle rin,
Tne widenemof a iiuio lombt
A pratili suub as ruiumi sing,
Has liultl out ol every lo.un!"
t we cherish the memory of our buy not I jr
lie appeared wh"n kind friends, in mourn- !
I duty, had prepared his precious body for
ut little tomb but as when with sparkling I '
e, he a lid "tin t pa," und w liile he laughed J"j
;e o cherub as we threw him at arms length I ,
erbeidi or w hen at the evening meal heLc
tern i w ith a smile while Ilia elder brother
d his liule sister told wh.t"fun" they had l.
tb him during the day. They mourn lor i
n not .it one dead, hut as ono suddenly j ,
ken away, with whom if their lives run in ! n
tin's path they shah again be ylad ju
Death is a chastener. The Children that I
left ui are dearer--their mother, hy tiesjC(
raee teodorneaa we bad not before appret-ia-
l,is drawn nearer and friends whose good
srts we Ii ul not read, have a demand upon s"
ections which no smile of fortune could bil
ve developed. Affliction haa deeper sym- u'!
:hies than joy -the former underlies while
i latter outspeuks. Wo may weep and uy
llore but dare not repine. It were belter ej
huve had our boy twenly-twu months thuti t
to have posaessed him at all, and w hile
rettul we may be even thankful,
'arents who have treasures in Heaven by
I understand pur regrelfulness und our rie
nklulness lliankiulness for a transient to
ssing, though hitler its passing away re- wi
lluluess that I opes were blighted so soon be
ich had brightened a vista olyjurs through d is
it'll a bright boy's loe and duty were to ab
ve a consolation and a reward---solace and qu
)taTI or Ci'KRER Hi i i The London fin
vs announces the death of 'Currer Bell"
ul. ill. llronti,) luthor of 'Jane Eyre,'
irley' and 'Villette.' The announcement nal
I be if -.rived with regret in thia countiy. grt
was the last survivor ol three wonderful
s, the daughlera of a clergyman, who, now (
v aged and infirm, survives his wife and ex-
bia many children. rop
Hvc'itlllf lloutthnhl IVoi'd.t fur May hi I
been recived, and it oll'crs its tuual vtiriclj
of resiling miller. The following are the
Old Ladies, The Hoard of Trade, Twc
French Farmers, Aspiration and Duly, (For.
try,) The Children of Ihe Czar, Ruined by
Railwayi Bin k from the Crimei, (Jone'lc
tho Dogi, The Sisters of the Spirits, Poth
chomarida, Fussing Cloens, (Poetry,) Chim
bers in the Temple, Chips: Stealing o Calf's
i.kin, A Few more Leeches, Prevention bet
tor than Cure, The Roving Englishman. Frm
Conitantinople to Varna.A Yarn aboui young
Lions, The Royal Balloon, The Roiing Eng.
hshmao, From Varoa to Bulakluva, One by
One, (Poetry,) Ralph the Naturalist, Our
Bedfordshire Farmer, Fatalism, Fust and
Loose, A Ghost Htory. Spring Lights and
Shadows, (Poetry.) Houses in F.'als, Tom
d'Urfey, When tlie Wind BlowsThe Roving
Englishman, A Dinner in Camp.
Terms 3 a year, or tenty-fi e cen'i
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receive Household Words free ol postoge.
One copy of Household Words and Putnam's
HON. LEWIS D. CAMPBELL.
This gentleman has been named in sever
al papers as a candidate for G ivernor of tho
State. We have every reason to believe that
he would make a good run, for no man is
more popular than he is, und worthily so bul
he is wanted in Washington, and we are at)
thorltod by Mr. Cumpbel! to state that he
does nut wish to be regarded as a candidate
for fhti Gubernatorial chui , which fuct he
will make ktuwn in a few days In a letter
bearing his own signature. Cin. Gaz.
Onto Lunatic Asylum We regret lo
learn that in consequence of tho exhaustion
of tlie appropriation lor tho Lunatic Asylum
in this place, the patients in that institution
are being sent home. Smne sixty have ul
ready lelt, and others are being sent offdaily.
Biennial sessions of the Legislature, so lur,
turn out to be a great mistake a false econ
omy. This is another evidence of economi
zing on a small scale stopping the spigot
and letting the bung-hole open.
This will be snd news to the people of O
hio, as they he.vo a strong desire to sustain
our Benevolent tnatltUtiona In their errands
of mercy to tlie ulll.ted We may havo some
thing to say upon this subject hereafter. At
present, it ia only necessary to call the at
tention of our people to the fact that in the
early part or April the appropriations for the
year are exhausted, and patient! are nejet
surily sent home. We shall have no L'gls
liture till next Jmury. The usefulness" of
our Lunatic As., lum to the people must be
lost lor eight months: great confusion and
tliitreii muit he inevitable. Tj tint state of
affairs have wo b.-en reduced by the party
nuw in power. Such ure some of the results
al the new Constitution and of its oiliuinis
iration ' in the hands of its friends." The
people will change all this as so in as tliev
:an huve an oppjrlunity. Tnis is a wretch
:d state o( affairs fitly. () S Journal.
new otiK, April 80. The A comma
latton train from R ichester last night near
lere, ran over a hone, which threw the hind
IM down an embankment 80 feel, snnshing
he car containing 8 pallet) era, M. O. Wif
ler, h lawyer of Cinaudligos, was instantly
tilled; S. II. Ingereoil, anil Clinton Brain
ird, of New York. Win. Hoe and Z. Farman
if Bkaneatliei Joseph Siei, or Si but By r.i
uae.Mr. Becker, (,f Ricbeat-r tut I tho
rakemon, were all badly injured.
Pint. , Air.38 The New Orleans papers
I Bunday received.
The Union of this morning has a lung at
Icle un our affaire with Bpaln, It stutes'
hat President Pierce regards the recent
ringing to & examination of American ves
els as u violation of international law, at, in
ignity lo our flag und on aggression upon'
ur rights, which will not be tolerated.
Com. lfcCiuley is not lo agree with the
Ipanieh cruisers us to the right of searching
r visiting them, but to say to them you can
luim nu right to search, visit or examine
ny vessel rightfully bearing our flag upon
is high seos, under any guise i r pretext, in
iy presence or within my reach; if you at
;mpt il ihe act will be done at your own pc-
The Union further says, the Spanish gov
rnment has the issue of peace or war in its
wn lianas, if they persist in oggressions war
07-Thc Nebraska Legislature adjourned
no die on the 10th ultimo. They enacted
general system nl laws, chiefly borrowed
om Iowa; provided for an efficient orgaiti
Hion of counties; pussed u good school law,
roviding free lohooll for aT; passed astrin-
nt prohibitory liquor law; chartered'
ree universities, incorporated a medical so
ety; and provided for taking a new census
a ensuing fall by the murshull, from whirlr
new apportionment of representatives is to
1 made by thj G ivernor.
CirThe Cincinnati Gazette says the wheat
ver looketl better iu that vicinity ihuu it
es al present. The late most reasonable'
ins will be if immense ssrvice lo the wheat
up of Ol id.
Houjo of Representatives of Mas
Bbueelle, have refused to pass I he Senate
I which provided that no person of foreign
'th should hold office in that Statu.
OirThe Houio of Representative of
ieoenalo by a vote of 41 to 7, have pass
a bill to restore the death penalty iu thai
ate. The Senate has yet tu act upon it.
A soldier, at Jefferson (Missouri) barracks
leave of hia commanding officer, got mar
d. On being ordered, with his company,,
leave for the frontier!, he asked that his
fc be permitted to accompany hire. Thia
ng refused, the soldier asked that he be
charged (rout service, 111 order that he te
le to supp irt and prelect hit wife, aa re
red uy law. The case caaie before the
jtt, when it was decided that he should
ve half pay witli hii wife, and go onto
his contract with tlie government.
iO'Gen- Win. O. Butler, who was nomi
,ed by the Democracy of the Tenth Con
ssi -nal Distr ct, Kentucky, has declined.
tCrThe Buffalo Democracy learni thai
PrOeideUt Fillmore is about to visit Eu-