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THE PLYMOUTH DEMOCRAT.
A. C. THOMPSON, ::::::::: Editor.
TnunsDAT, January 20tii, isr.o.
To-day tve present to the former readers
of the Marshall County Democrat, particu
larly, and this community generally, the
first number of "Tiik Pltmoctii "Weeklt
Democrat." In assuming the responsi
bilitic of conducting the Democrat, we
are aw.are'that they are not a few, and we
.ire also aware that the position is anything
else than an en:il)la :ic, and that the
enterprisa wo have embarked ii,f i.s not
likely to be very lucrative; but, connected
Tvith the printing business there ia oraa
thing a strange fascination or passion,
that the individual who has once followed
i:, cannot rid himself of, though he often,
under adverse circumstances, resolvea to
dofFlho "editoiial honors," rid himself of!
the perplexities and annoyance of an edi
tor's life, and never ngain mount the tri
pod; yet. in almost every instance, a few
months or years at most, ßr.d all these
resolutions broken and that the devotee,
prodigal like has "returned to his first
pre.' Our experience in the business las
not been very extensive, yet nough so to
make us believe that this affinity fjr the
associations of a printer's life is the great-
e3t reason for our taking charge of the
We shall not mark out any particular
course to be pursued by us in conducting
the paper, but will merely state, that so
fir as the local department of it is con
cerned, we shall b governed entirely by
circumstances, and shall treat all matters
claiming cur notice, just as we may thiuk
bosrat the 'time of their occurrence.
As all undoubtedly anticipate, it will be
ns thoroughly democratic as we are capa
ble of making it. It will support the reg
ular nominees, all the time, when the will
of the majority cf the Democracy is ex
pressed an I properly regarded. It will be
opposed to all factions and fanatics of eve
ry descnptin, and will oppose to the last,
wry attempt to create sectional divisions
in our country, and particularly are we op
pose I to modern Abolitionism or the doc
trine of 'NVgro equality. Wc aie not for
mixing;" however, we grant freely to
others tho liberties we take, and are per
fectly willing for white men to go doxm as
lox as they may desire and that they shall
b the judges as to when they have found
Should anything appear in the editorial
columns of the Democrat that might, in
th minds of some, need explanation, we
hold ourself responsible for the same, and
hope to b ab to give entire satisfaction.
We make our hasty low and consider
We 6hall send this and another number
of the Democrat to many persons who have
not for soma time past been subscribers to
the Marshall Cvustt Democrat, and wo
shall also ser.d it to some who have never
Aubsciüied f r it. W d so. believing that
some of them would like to take it, and
those who do not desire to do so arc re
quested to send back eiiher of the numbers
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take the papers from their Post Office, they
will be liable kr the subscription price of
the paper, and be regarded as regular sub
scribers. Notice to Advertisers. We have"
not had time to speak to all the advertising
patrons of the Democrat, who formerly
advertised in it, r nd have therefore insert
ed all that were yet standing. Some of
them, we suppose, will want to be taken
out. Those wishing their advertisements
discontinued, or new ones inserted in their
place, will phase inform us as soon as
possible. a9 it will take some time to
straighten them up. Those who do not
give us notice to the contrary will be
charged from this date, as we shall take it
for granted that they wish their advertise
ments continued as thy now are.
Apologetic. Ther will appear in this
number of the Democrat many typograph
ical as well as other mistake?; and some
cf the matter on the outside of tha paper;
T .? ,n '
vne time, but owing to the hort time we
have had to get out this number ( 1 days),
we have inserted it, with the mistakes that
we could not correct, thinking t'nis better
lhn not to issue at all this week. We
will b? o- hand next week, we hope.
AyoTHEr. Kailroad Accidest. A sad
occurred at Bourbon, yesterday
morning nn the westwaid botid freight
train. A bnkeman on the train by the
A Card Dunham and May.
Indianapolis, Jan. 13th, 18GO.
The respective friends of Hon. C. L
untism aud Colonel Allen May, are au
jthorized to publish the following statement
jtn relation to the unfortunate difficulty
wnicn occurred netween tnose gentlemen,
in this city, on the 12th inat :
Upon a conference with the parties Col
onel Mavtes that he had no intention to
annoy orrrrsult Mr. Dunham in the Con
vention, but only to interrogate him in a
friendly spirit, whirh he was induced to
believe would not be unsatisfactory .by state
ments made by other persons, through
which ha was misled. When the meeting
took place in the street, Coionel May was
approaching Mr. Dunham to make a friend
ly explanation, when Mr. Dunham repell
ed him, whereupon a collision took place.
Upon the above statement being made, Mr.
j Dunham says that he misapprehended the
purpose of Colonel May in approaching
him, because at the time he believed that
Colonel May had treated him rudely in
Convention; and upon this mutual under
standing the parties are reconciled.
D. W. Vorhees,
J. C. Walker,
The Michigan City Enterprise alludes a?
follows to te late difficulties between Col
Mat and Mr. Dunham and gives the hu
morous version of th affair a3 published
I in the Atlas atIndianapolis. Our readers
will see, by a card in our paper this week.
j that the difficulty has been amicably set-
Uwd between Col. Mat and Mr. Dunham.
. i t ir.
rErsoNAL.-ö natv our menu, uoi. iyiat,
who53 'hairbreadth scapes by flood and
field, have teen a subject of comment by
the press lately, looking inmost as good as
new, and ready to fight Colfcx for Con
gress, the Democracy permitting'. The
canard of tha Lauyetto tourer about the
indignation Meeting at Michigan City,'
was rich Tha affair was closed up by the
Mayor at Indianapolis, who fined the Col.
five dollars and costs, in all fifteen dollars,
which Dunham paid, and the belligerents
became friends again, as we learn from the
Atlas, which sajs :
"Mr. Dunham said if the Colonel would
accept, he would pay the fine. The Colo
nel accepted this proposition, Mr. D. put
thg his name on the Mayor's iecord, and
then he and the Colonel 6 hook hands, stu'-k
their heads together (we thought kissed
each other, but being behind Colonel
May, and he beinfj a lartje man, we might
have been mistaken) and then went out of
the office making mutual explanations, and
wending their way, arm in arm, to the
The Tennessee Democratic Conven
tion have nominated Senator Johnson for
President, subject to the decision of the
Dr. Gustavus A. Rose, longa resident
of Laportf, died in that city on the 21st
inst. The Laporte Times truly saysin no
ticing his death, that "no man was more
adored by his famity, or more beloved by
Hon. James Haghes, of Indiana, has
'been appointed by the President, Judge of
the Court of Claims, in place of Judge
The Senate Committee to investigate
the Harper's Ferry outrage are already
The opposition members of the Ten
nessee Legislature have nominated John
Bell as the Union candidate for the Presi-
The fand collected for John Brown's
family, now amounts to 2,500.
This week we publish two letcrs from
our " correspondent, that our readers
will find very interesting, though much of
interest is lost by tho long delay of their
publication. We have two more that will
be forthcoming next week. We hope to
bear from him often.
Last evening were shown a speci
men of Pike's Peak gold, sent by Mr. E.
Belan gee, formerly of this place, to Mr
Capron. The piece was worth a few cent5
over six dollars. We will publish a letter
fron him in our ret.
Leavenworth, Jan,- 23.
The territorial lepilature rc assembled at Lc
compton on Friday last, in conformity with the
special proclamation of Gov. Medary, and imme
diately parsed a joint resolution adjourning to
Lawrence. The governor having returned this
resolution with his veto, it was immediately ta
ken up and passed over the veto, by a vote nine
to three in the eouncil, and twenty-nine to eight
in the house.
Cinctnnati, Jan. 23.
At a meeting of the citizens at the merchants
exchange, a committee was appointed to make
arrangements for the reception of members of the
Kentucky and Tennessee legislatures, who are
expected to reach here Thursday. The Ohio leg
islature adopted resolutions inTiting tbcm to visit
Columbus, appropriating $5,000
mr A farmer's wife, in sneaking of tho smart
ness, aptnea and intelligence of her son, a lad
aix years olJ. to a lady acquaintance, said: "He
can read fluently in part of the Bible, repeat the
whole cat?chim. and weed onions as well as hi
father." "Yes, mother," added the yoans hope
ful. "And yegterdav licked Ned Rawson, throwed
the rat in the well, änd stole old Hikley's gimbUt.'
TT ditor. in an address before a Literary
Tuk hotel in Newport, N. H.. was de
stroyed by fire on Thursday night.
A "leopard seal." weighing between
two and three hundred pounds, waa shot
on tho rocks at Seaconnet Point, near
Newport, R. I., Dec. 17th.
The legislatnre of Arkansas have santa
petition to Congress asking for the con
struction of the Pacific railroad.
At Jefferson, Wis., last week, a small
house was destroyed by fire, and two men
named Hocking and Noble, irtre suffoca-1
ted to death.
A tartt of hunters, a few days since,
shot two wild cats in Sullivan Countr, N.
Y. One weighed 45 and the other 38
Ax unsuccessful attempt was made on
Friday of last week to rob the office of the
City Register at Washington.
Geo. D. Wiley, of Georgia, was swin
dled out of 63,000, at Montgomery, Ala.,
on the 23d ult., by the ball game.
Mb. M. C. Pendleton, a worthy citizen
of Darlington, S. C. died a few days ago
from a wound accidentally inflicted by
himself by a pistol.
Hon. Samuel Casy, sub-treasurer of the
Uuited States, died on th? 22d ult., at Ca
sey rille, Ky., sged71.
Bishop Newman of the Catholic Church
in Philadelphia, fell dead in the street on
the Cth insL, of disease of the heart.
Twenty-six of the Southern medical
students who left Philadelphia, went to
Chaileston, S. C, and eutered tha Medi
cal College in that city.
The Touro Cotton Mill at Newport,
working about ten thousand spindles, was
destroyed by fire on Saturday, involving a
loss of aCO.000.
The Military bill has passed the Missis
sippi House. It appropritaes 6120,000
for the purchase of arm.
Hon. lirabeau B. Lamar, late U. S.
Minister to Cdniral America, died sud
denly of apoplexy At Richmond, Texas,
on the 19th nit. He aj theecend Pres
ident of the Republic n( Texas.
Aflijht occurred at a public house ia
Triadelphio, near Wheeling, on Saturday
last, whin the proprietor, Mr. Mast, was
killed on the spot, and a Mr. Martin eo
badly iajured that he died tho next day.
A pair of coal boats were sunk in Ket
tuck Bend, near Louisville, on the 24th
ult., by the falling of a large tree across
them. John Baxter, of JffersonAille, Ind.
and Joseph Lydick, of Pittsburgh, were
A married couplo named Degraff, liv
ing at Albany, separated last Tuesday, by
mntual consent, the mother taking one
child and the fathr the other. The sep
aration was the result of jealousy en the
part of the wife.
A heavy freight train, going South on
Illinois Central Railroad, last week, ran
off the track about five miles above Jones
boro. A oar-load of twenty mules was
smashed up and all the animals killed.
Miss Thorn, of Prince George's coun
ty, Md., was so seriously injured by being
caught in the machinery of the steam
boat Alice Fox, some time since, that she
died from the effects of the injuries then
A cavalcade of Winnebago Indians,
gaily attired in fancy blankets, with red
leggings and blue, passed through Wino
na, Minnesota, last week, to isit their old
stamping ground, east of the Mississippi.
In Albion, Michigan, a man by the
name of George Sawyer died, as suppo
sed, in a spasm, some time last spring.
He was buried alive. Not long since
some of his friends wishing to remove his
body disinterred him. They found him
lying on his face, his hands in his hair,
with great handsful torn out, and his
grave clothes all torn to pieees.
Orltans, Dec. 18th, 1659.
Dcas DtMocaAT: ''I see from the papers that
the "Irrepressible coflict" at the north H get
ting pretty much on one side. The classical rhet
tone of the Everetts.and the pungent eloquen
ce of the Cushing and Ingresolla is pulverising
the elements of modern Republicanism and scat
tering it so that ' a microscope will hardly find
it in a little time to come. The great demon
stration in Philadelphia by which the late abolition
effort was broken up, made a strong impression on
the southern disunionists, They had thought the
masses ot the peoples would rest quiet and let
the sectional element at the north work n with
only f little disclimation, and the southern ele
ment wouM aid it as mu:h possible; but whea
cities like Boston and Philadelphia spoke in
such thunder tones, it reverberated throughout
ihe land from mountain to valley, until lost in the
wide expanse of the sea ; and even the radical
Union men of the latitude, who had strong confi
dence in the conservatism of tho North, were as
tonished somewhat at the extent af its strength
and actire energy when called into existence. I
opine that Old John Brown by bis prematare
though correct application of Republican princi
ples, his roused the elcmcnta that will perpetuate
this Union at least two hundred years, to the ut
ter destruction of the large hopes of thoße who
thoucht to rise to power on its ruins. 1 send you
enclosed, a slip from the New Orleans True Del
fa.of the 16th, which will give you a fair idea of
the sentiments of the reasonable politicians of
the South, bnt it is not as liberal as the sentiment
of the masses composed of the wealth and intel
lect of the country that class who never move
except in cases of emergency like th present.
They kiow and say that neither North or boutn
can'cxist without the other. Close the great
southern outlets to Northern produotions by ma
king it a foreign country or close the great Nor
thern markets to Southern productions, unless on
payment of large duties, and the people of neith
er North or South would 6tand it a month. They
-Li fcnrl all disunionists and secessionists to
Glory, hallelujah," but the "watchmen come"
and they run," of course. The children of the
men who formed the beautiful temple, so strong,
so durable, a hom for all, are beginning to rally
around it; and the heartless wretches who would
destroy it will be hurled to contemptible and eter
nal oblivion. Enough of politic
Did you ever live ?n the Soutl', Did you ever
see the propriety of the arrangement by which
mules and niggers were placd rethor? A mule
is just made for a nigger, and tK Way they go to
gether is a siht. The mule is sj ugly as the dar
koy, and between the two a fights s about an equal
thing I saw a nipper atMempflU, the other day,
with two mules tandrm to a cotton dray, trying
to drive them between two pilesisf Railroad iron.
There was room euough and . .h lead mule was
willing to go; but the one in the shafts seemed to
have a deaire to go into the Mississippi, and he
gratified it, and the other mule and the nigger
with him. Having accomplished his purpose he
was content to come out; but hieing like a repub
lican leader (as he was, no JotiMJ with but one
idea, when he came around to the place again, he
went into the river as before. Then the nigger
got mad like Seward, and an "irrepressible con
flict" commenced. The prowess of the nigger
was worthy of old Brown; but the mule was "equal
to the emergency." Six times the darkey brought
him out, and with the aid of jne.whip and lead
mule he got into the right track, and six times did
the mule "bolt the aomination," and take to the
water. The struggle was severe, and such swear
ing and talking and laughing as there was by the
fighting darkey and the other hundred darkeys,
who stopped their carts and looked on. was never
heard in Flanders. Speaking of muies and cot
ton, perhaps you wouid like to know something
about this same cotton that is said to be "Kinjr."
Cotton plantations arc like our farms some larg
er and some smaller. One good negro will work
eleven acres of cotton and one of corn. The
yield is from one aud a half to two bales of 400
pounds per acre, The cost of raising and mar
keting is about $4 per bale, andthenctt profit on
the bale is aKut $37$39. They are pressed
into bundles of about 5U0 pounds, beinir about
five feet long and otherwise about three feet
square. At this place it is re-pressed, putting near
three bales in one, and in smaller compass. Rol
lingOutton (that is the balcO onto and off ship
board is a science. Two men, and sometimes one
will handle a 500 pound bale as casy as I would
an empty barrel; but it has to beJeärned and men
get seriously hurt sometime ia learning, by be-
?ng uirown over me uaies, or caugiu under mem.
The cotton plantatiors along the river look dreary
. being deac level ai.d surrounded bv heavy tim
ber, aC'l generally having more or less "deaden-
in" on anu "round each place.
TlieSuar phuiCj"011' are entirely different.
Splendid building, IargC ug" nouses ami en
irines. nice nem-o uu-irter. nil4' cene rally, ele
a , t 4 w -
gant ornamental grounds around th proprietor
residence. From Baton Rourre to New Orlean
is a perfect garden, and contains uutold wealth j
Three plintations were sold for $1,000,000 each, j
Some of the negro houses rc long rows of brick
buildinq, much nicer tnan manv white people
have in the North, who are comfortable livers,
The niggers themselves are the happiest people
on earth. No care, no bother, no trouble. Nine
ty nine out of one hundred would not be free if
they could; and they are better cared for
than half the white famiiies, and far better than
the white laloring classes. Negroes arc high, no
good oue being worth less than from $1,9.0$1,
500, and many of them more. Thry all got high
wages when hired out, and get part of it them
selves when hired out by their matters. Nearly
all have "stints" to do. and they are not hard;
and all they do orer tint they arc paid for, often
at the rate of $2 per day. Gocl cotton rollet?,
firemen, &c, pet $40(S.'jj0 per month and board.
Free negroes get good wages aud are orderly and
know thelrplaccs. Some of theft got rich. There
is none of that aristocracy here that you find in
the North. No exclusion of coloied people from
omuibu?ses no refusal of recognition or con
temptuous treatment of the negroes. Ladies and
gentlemen shake hand 4 with a negro a3 readily as
a white :nan; and the negro voluntarily treats them
with tii.' deference and respect that is due to them.
There are bad men and women who ill treat their
negroes; so they do their children snd horses; but
there are less of that class of tempers among the
the slave owners than there is elsewhere; aad the
cases are few.
As soon as I have had time to look around this
fast-growing city, I will try to tell you some thins
about it interesting. Amid the hurry and bustle of
travel, and the confusion of large hotels, one can
hardly condense much interest into the space of a
Memphis Texx. Dec 12th, 1S3D.
Dear Democrat: "Here we are" as the new
inventor for making money said to the I.;dy on
me street in icw iorK. "iiere we arc now
Teeth cleaned for tliree cents and Irush found.',
So 1 said this morning at breakfast, as a fine look
ing young man presented himself to wait on a gen
teel looking lady and gent opposite to me. His
face looked like that of sinc distingue member of
the literati. He handled himself with rare grace
and ability; and on turning around he presented a
rent in his pants, at the place tha usually comes in
contact with a chair, about fifty times as extensive
as the one "the envious Casca made" in "pocr
Cesar's vestment. "Here we arc," said I, "with
anew style of o-nament for the livery of servants,
at this "thundering" big Hotel.with its airy halls
its Corinthian coltimns, its iron balconies, its beau
tiful rooms, its elegant furniture, its luxurious table
its two hundred servants of 11 sizes, colors, quan'
tities French, Knglish, Scotch, Irish, German,
Yankee, African, and every mixture of the color
from the mulatto to the Octoroon. "Here we
are," with every appliance of wealth and fashion
around us, end that dilapidated seat of honor to
.setit all off. You can have no idea of the impres
sion on me, and the struggle to keep from a good j
hearty guffaw. "Here we are," with an endless
world of mud, niggers, mules, cotton bales, steam
boats, evidences of wealth and poverty noise,
bustle and hnrry, of a river city in a slave
state a growing city, kn entcrprsing one,
and one doing an immense business, and rea
ching after Louisville, St Louis, Chicago and
Pittsburg, with long arms and monstrous strides'
It is more like New York or Baltimore than any
city I asever in. Its fine buildings, beautiful
water view, noise and busy 'burly burly and
crowds of peon'e its large nn?t wonderfully ele
gant exhibition of "goods wares and merchandise
are worthy of a city of a quarter million of people.
Verily I was very much disappointed to find such
a place here and with my preconceived notion of
the town, perhaps the contrast is so great that I
overrate it; but I think not The departure from
Chicago oa Tuesday las: was amid a fine freezing
sleet. The ride over the prairies was bitter cold.
Wednesday and Thursday were north of Lapland
in midwinter with the sun brilliant as midsum
mer and the mercury 10 below zero, and the
wind cutting enough to take the felt off of one's
scattered out on the prairie, looking lonesome and
dieary, like scattered log heaps in a marsh. Kan
kakee has filled up a good deal and has some fine
buildings. The brick and stone buildings of Per
ryolo and A G Hobbie eaq., are fine blocks. It is
quite alarge town, and does a go jd deal of busi
neas; but the R. R. policy has separated the busi
ness streets more thin a gun shot, and the unsightly
buildings along the R. R. track between, nearly
spoils the little city. It is overgrown too; and
matters are dull there for the sire of the place. It
is estimated to hare 5CM10 people. $30004000, j
,guess would clean it out. Urbana u a fine town
Before reaching it, a solitary hawk, fluttering up
against the wind In the clear cold sunshine, above
the glittering snow, formed the only object of the
day to break the monotory of the view. No cat
tle, no horses, no stacks or fine farm houcs no
nothing but the wide waste ef snow and clear sun
shinecold wind, towns of endless sameness
appearance, and scattering farm houses standing
here and there ariid the dreary space without
shade trees, croves or outhouses. At Tolona I
took the Great Western R. R. for Springfield, to sro
to St. Louis. At Decatur on the main side of the
III. Central RVdro id, I learned th it the River was
closed, and no boats running from St Louis. I
changed again and came down the Illinois Central
to Cairo, and took steamboat for this place. Deca
tur is a finelarge town, and doing a thriving busi
ness. Some t'istancc from Cairo, you strike the
timber hilly at first then low and swampy. Cai
ro itself lies below where the river often is, and
the Railroad C has thrown a Levee around it; but
jr has been twice overflowed. The Ohio River is
now on a 'high,' and ice and drift wood fill it full,
but only to the annoyance of boats. Cairo presents
quite a business appearance, and w much larger
hau I had thonght it was. It has some good
buildings, and the St. Charles Hotel alarge fine
Hotel, newly opened is the best in the state
outside of Chicago. There was bnt one boat com
ing down the "Chouteau," (Äo-to, as the run
ners called it) and I went on her in preference to
going to Columbus and taking the Railroad. She
is old, and dirty, and had a hard crowd on board,
but fc.he is strong, slow and t afe, and the officers
were clever and attentive. There wore a good
many passengers, representing all parts of tie
union and several portions of Europe, and amon
them a few genteel people. Everything aa dis
cussed except slavery and "Harper's Ferry," of
the latter I have not heard one word since 1
left home, and 1 have heard a vast deal of talk
about every other subject. I End here abolition
pamphlets of the "trial and execution of John
Brown" for sale, niggers who can read, und no
special prohibition to their reading it. I have
talked with and heard a good deal from all classes
of community, and so far as 1 have heard, the im
pression seems to be that the truly intelligent and
powerful element of the country are dormant
untJi circumstances call them into existence. It
is engaged in business and loaves politicians to
manage public affiirs until tney get themsel
ves and the country ai ft "crisis," uhen they
step forth into the arena and sei matter? to right?.
That t'us class of men, North and South, have
no idea of dissolving the Union, or suffering it to
be dissolved. That they do not svmoathize with
the "extremists" North and South, and when
politicians begin to so misrule that the "law
and order" class begin to feel it, then
they step forth and set things to rights. j
The masses of the inteligcnt men of the
south, have confidence in the integrity
and stability of the same class at the nortli,
and hare no sympathy with the noisy or tur
bulent any where; and they insist that the ex
tremists, whether, newspaper men or politicians,
have not the power to dissoUe the Union,
nor do they represent the sentiment f the
better and more powerful class of the people;
and that that class will act when they deem
the Union in danger not to secede, but to put
men in office who will prevent it.
They say there arc evils about slavery
that they would gladly sec remedied, and
would be rid of the slaves if they could; but
tho great staples of the south conld not be
produced without them they have become a
part of ike land and the nation, and that slavery
can never be dispensed with so long as these sta
ples exist as such, and as lon as slavery agitation
U kept up to ihe exclusion or every other better
consideration for the minds of men and U.e country.
But I expect I am gcttiug prosy when I want to
be jolly and readable. It has been so canfounded
cold that no incident occurcd worthy of note,
It was good sleighing all through Illinois and down
to this place, and I don't kuow how much futher
down. They hive five inches of snow here and wher
the sun lias not shone the ground is hard fro
zen. To-day is like summer overhead and un
der foot like a mortar bed. Aside from
those ornamental pantaloons at breakfast, and
seeing a man fall down in the mud this
morning, with his hands Fprawled out his
mouth wide open, hi3 hat lying in the mud
looking as though it would laugh at him if
it had a mouth, I have not
thing since I left home, I
seen a funny
did when they saw the nif gcr carry me from
the dock to the hack through the mire to
give the soil I otherwise would have carried
away. A truce to further non-ence. Its din
ner time, and" all the weild is as nothing
compared to dinner." Respect to all inquirers
and confusion to disorganisers.
Washington, Jan. 23, 1860.
Sematc. The galleries and floor were crowded
this morning to hear Mr. Douglas. The noise and
confusion during thejmorning hours was so great
that it was impossible to hear the reading of the
A number of bills were read by title and refer
red. Mr. Hale s aid he would do the galleries the jus
tice to say that there was more noise on the floor
than up stairs.
Mr. Hale was in favor of calling on the secretary
of the treasury for the names and salaries of per
sons employed in the treasury department who
bare not been confirmed by the Senate. Adopted.
The hour having arrived, Mr. Douglas resolu
tion was called up.
Mr. Douglas read a correspondence between the
Governor of Virginia and the President, of last
N jveraber, in which the former states that he has
evidence to show that a conspiracy had been forin-
1 ! fr Stata to roscue John
up armaments in the expectation of protection froa
he federal government. The people settled into
a conviction that there is no power in the federal
government to protect each and every State, they
will demand that the cords be severed and weapons
restored to their hands for their protection. The
tperpetuity of the Union is involved in this question
He could demonstrate there was no wrong in this
Union for which the Constitution has not provided
aremely. He read the fourth section of the fourth
article of the Constitution to show that it guaran
tees to each State a Republican form of Govern
ment end protection against invasion.
Mr. Fessenden defended the Republican party
from the charge of agitation, and attributed the ex
citement to the Kansas-Nebraska act.
Mr. Douglas retorted, after which the Senate ad
journed. House Mr. Barksdale spoke on the question of
organization, and argued for an union to dofeat the
Republicans. M r. Barksdale said the House pre
sents to the people of the country a scene which
has but one parallel in history. The House has
been seven wee. sin sesnio, and although ballot al
ter ballot has been taken, no spedker has been
elecied. No organization has been effected, while
the great interests of the country had been totally
heglected. The Democrats, South Americans and
Anti-Lecomptonites, all profet-sed to stand in the
attitude of hostility to the Republicans, and should
unite to defeat the latter.
The Democrats, he said, hav manifested every
disposition to unite with the South Americana and
anti-Lecomptonites on a financial basis, until their
spirit of couciliation has become exhausted. The
South Americans have nominated Mr. Gilmer, who
could never have been acceptable to him (Barks
dale). Mr. Gilmer, if elected, must be supported
by some of the Republicans, and he would vote for
no man who commended himself to the considera
tions of that parly. He did not doubt Mr Gilmer's
loyalty to the Souih, but his political conduct.
Rather than the nominee of the Republican party
should be elected, a man who received no vote from
fifteen of the States of this Uuion, rather than his
State and section should be dishonored by declar
ation of Mr. Pugh.of Alabama, "Let discord reign
Mr. Corwin was called out bv a remark of Mr,
Barksdale, He said he kuew of no Republican
who would go so far as to say that if slavtholding
territory should Ik? acquired by treaty, as in the case
of Louisiana, and provision be made thereon, that
the people thus transferred should not be admitted
jnto the Union with all their rights of property
which they then held. He knew of no Republican
who would say that such was not the supreme law
of the land, and should not be carried into effect.
Mr. Barksdale "Is there a Republican who fa
vors the acquisition of slave-holding territory t I
would like to ask whether Mr. Shot man favors such
Mr. Curtis replied that at this time lie would be
opposed to the acquisition of slave-holding territo
ry because wc had got a great deal too mm 1 of it
Mr. Barksdale. The gentleman from Iowa is
not a fit representative of the Republican party.
Let Mr. Lovejey speak. Let him be put on the
stfilid, or Mr. Danes, or Mr. Hutehins or Mr.
Gooch. I will take Mr. Tnppan. Let him s.cak
for the Republican party. They can elect you, Mr.
Corwin, speaker, but they refuse to do it, and you
arc hosiile enough to slavery in all conscience. In
the course t'f his remarks he said that he would
resi?t the iaauguition of the Republican Presi
dent. The South know w hat their rights areumier
tlw Constitution, aud are resolved at all hazards, tr
tlw; lait extremity, to defend them in case ef dis
solution. The South would have the mpahy of
the world, because they are in th riht.
Mr. Corwin humorously said hi object was to
move tluit the House proceed to a l.-allot. They
had done such things before, which he admitted,
with very little success. If ever the House was or
ganized, it could be by voting. If the gentleman
from Mississippi, (Mr. Barksdale), who had advo
cated secession in the event of the election of a
RepubU.au Pi esiJent, should bo elected Speaker,
he ( Corwin ), promised to stay in the Union. 1 his
farce, which has been acted here for several weeks,
very much to the amusement of the members them
selves, was sometimes fur the furtherance of tem
per of gentlemen, had begun tole looked upon as
a'serious matter. Every agent bhould therefore
conscientiously thiuk what he shall do. He was re
minded by friends the other day, that there was
something in the election of a speaker greater than
h; supposed, viz: that in a certain event the speak
er might become President.
He confessed he was puzzled a little by the sug
gestion. It might be so, but he did not think thi
should be incorporated into their thoughts as one
of the contingencies. It was not probable that
cithrthe President or Vice President would be
amiable enough to die that the Speaker might suc
ceed to their place. He does not know, however,
whatprov3den:c has in store for us.
He did not know why the Helper book il.ould be
driven into their thought. It might be the product
of the liberty of the press which is called in classic
language, the palladium of our liberties. No free
government in modern times has existed without
a free press, so we must be content with the free
dom of the press we have with all its abuses as well
as the blessings, which flow from its use.
Mr. Corwin continued at some length, deprecat
ing the appearance of Helper's book and theinva
sion of John Brown. He concluded by saying that
the Republicans in excluding slavery from the ter
ritories admitted free, were doing exactly as the
men of 1787 clid when they excluded it from north
western territories. Adjourned.
On the 19th inst., at the residence of the bride's
father, by Rev. A. Fuller, Mr. Milton Thomkon,
to M;ss Mart Koebkrts, ail of this County.
UPWARDS OP 300 of the graduates of the
ast year at the Iron City Commercial College
have secured employment, receiving the first year
from one to five hundred per cent, upon the invest
ment made to obtain a practical business educa
tion. For full Information, Circular, Spccicien
of business and ornamental Penmanship, and Ems
bellished view of the College, inclose five lette-
mps to FW JENKINS, Pittsburgh, Pa.r
Dr. Robacks Scandinavian Remedies.
Areyouick,no matter what organ affected,
depend upon it the Hood, whioh is the food and sus
tenance of every organ, is full of corruption. My
Scandinavian Blood Pills and Blood Purifier, break
up the source of disease in the fluids of the body,
Ther nurtre and nurlfy the elements of the Wood.
Hence their quick and complete cures la dygpep
sla, 8orofula, eruptions, fits, tumors, nervousness,
kidney complaints, piles, law fevers, debility,
hematisuro, headache, want oi sexuai vigor, etc.
fhese remedies are astonishing the whole medloal
1.1 Q ltarHament.
Ulllli RFAl ESTATE '-fluff.-
Real Estate Agent & Notary Public, '
OFFICE OVER FIERCE' CLOTHING STORE,
PLYMOUTH. : INDIANA.
DRAWS DEEDS, Mortgages, Bonds. :nd
Agreements; sells Lands, examines Titles,
and furnishes Abstracts of the same; paysTaxes
and redeems Iind sold for Taxes
ARRANGEMENTS have been made to sup
. ply the Ph mouth market with this flour, and
the genuine can be found at Patterson & Cleave
land's and Palmer's.
;54-45tf N. B. k P. S. ALLEMAN L Co.
8,000 ACKES of GOOD LANL
For Sale on Easy Terms.
PERSONS wanting to buy or sell Land. wld
well to call on the undersigned, who can give
facilities for purchase or sale equal to any in iL
FOIt SALE, at LESS than enrrent rates, and
on time: nw qr sec 7,4, (less 10 acres out of .
cor.) and s h of sw q of 6ec 27, town 32 n, of .-an-.
1 w 2.10 acres, 30 acres improved at N.-tit
Bend, Stark county.
Hie n h of nw fen w m r, sec G Michhnn ll- - l
and 122 57-101) acres i.nimprovcd
north of Plymouth fine, heavy timber .t .J
with wate r.
The seqand e hof sw q of sec 2 - , ' n
q of sec 36, town 25 n,of rai.pcom 0.k t- n-
ship 100 acres heavy timbered, god naif
near Tyner City tobe sold n quantities to u:t
The s h of ne q of sec 29, town 33 n, of raue
2e, b0 acres, four miles south' of Plymouth fif
teen acres improved good land. timber and water
The seq sec 8, town 32 n, of ranee 2 e, 16P
acres Green township eight miles from Plym
outh near s'ore, mills, and in a good neighbor
hoodgood timber.'fiuc grass marsh, and living,
The e h of sw q of sec 2.1, town 34 n, of range
2 e,and sw q of str q of 30, town 34 n, 122 acres,
four miles north-east of Plymouth good mill sea
and saw-mill thirty acres improved builu'm"
to be sold very cheap.
The s h of nw q of sec 1 4, town 32 n, of range
3 c close by Tippecanoe Town goenl land and
pood timber unimproved to be had on easj
Lot No. C in Wheeler's addition to the town !
Plymouth One dwelling and pood out houses.
North ?4 of Lot No. 37 in Plymonth, now knowa
as "Baldwin House" a desirable location.
Lot No.91in Plymouth good dwelling honn
Part of Lots 73 and 74, PJymoutli dwelling
34x40 feet for sale or rent.
Ixt No 40, Plymouth good dwelling and two
story buioe-ss house, on oneor"t?iei.beft corner ia
town to he had at a bargain.
Persons desirous of purchasing in this vicinity
wilfdo well to give U3 a call.
REEVE Jfc CATRON,
December frh 2tf Tj vmtmtr
11. C. BAXTER S
3NT3I!X7" Tin SIOTOT-
2d door north of Pierre's Clothing Store. Ju.-t
opened the firt d;yof May IpjU, where von can
positively buy at the Cheapest Kates all kinds ef
Tin, Copper and Short Iron Ware.
I make my work myself and warrant it good or
no sale. Take Notice I hold mvself in readi
ness to do work at all hours of the "day and even
ing. 1 have supplied mvself with the most apnror
mI and cuiriineie set oi' Tool and Machine, ami
am we'l prepared to do all kinds of
JOBBING & REPAIRING
IV THE BEST OF
. Stsfte ami Durability,
according to order and time, an 1 without delay
I will make it ijuite an ol.jt tt to ail to send sc
I wantit to be plainly understood, In-'ng my nn
manufacturer,' that I will not be iJv :rroll. as I
can aflbd toeII as low as any retabliime-nl in
the coiatry. FARMEAS, Take Notice. Par
ticular .ttention paid to repairing of
TIN, COPPER, BRASS &. SHEET-IRON
that yd may not be detained in town nnnecessa
rily. keep on hau l fand am the onl? one author
zed to tell the same,) the
SellStraiiiing Milk Bucket,
one o the most important and valuable Improve
mentaf the times. The arrangement of thi
Buck is so plain and simple that it cannot fail to
plcasdhose who would save Doth
I reo vrxci JLsrtlooar.
No nlk will be lost should the buc ket be thrown
overJr kicked over by the cow. Call and take a
look tit whether you want to buy or not. If you
wantosnstain Fair and Cheap Trices, and to en
coun'e the Working Man forward to improve
ment science and art, who considers it an hemr
to d(is own work, I mcst respcctfclly goliet rour
patraage. RAGS taken in exchsne for" Tin
War. feeconci handed Stoves taken on commis
Bion K. tJ. BAÄTEK.
Pitnouth Ind., May 12 1F53 24 v4
Jfr. T. .1. Z,J0.1IO.Y
Its removed hi f stock of DRUGS AND MED
IC II ES to the room one door east of ratte,on
& ciaveland's store on La Porte street, Plym
outllnd, where he keeps constantly oa hand
(arefully selected fiTOm the lest Wholesale Es
tablishments in New Yovk, Philadelphia, Titts
bugh and Chicago. (
PH Y S I C I A N S GNSXC RALLY
Villfindit to their interest to give bim a call
ttjne warrants every article sold ty him to be
jut what it is rspresentod ' In addition to his
lagc stock of Drugs and Medicines, ifaay be found
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