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Uifoire of the People is thr Soprtme Uw,
AND THEIR MOTTO,
E. A. 1UUTTOX. Editor.
M'AhTliLK, JWMl 10,18557"
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DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET.
W M . M E I) I L L .
For Lieutenant Governor,
For Supreme Judges,
ROBERT B. WARDEN.
For Auditor of Stule,'
WILLIAM D. MORGAN.
For Treasurer of State,
JNO. G. BRESL1N.
For Secrelury of State,
WILLIAM T REV ITT.
For Attorney General,
GEORGE W. McCOOK.'
For Board of Pullic H'orAs,
JAMES B. STEEDMAN.
DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET. RATE IN POLITICS---RATS AS PRINTERS
--RATS IN PRINCIPLE.
I tie editors ot the McArthur Iter-
aid in order to propagate their rat-oh-
oy, proposed to print the AssessorYcopy:
clanks at a price f if we are correct v I
oy, proposed to punt I lie Assessor
Blanks at a price (if we are correcilv
informed) that no honest men could
do ii for. The usual price of prinlingj60
all over the State is one dollari
per quire, which is more than we liave )
yet charged for this work, yet llie.e i
men to materially injure us as they
supposed, made the proposition, not0
mitt, tha .. .1 i
with the expectation ot getting the joL J
but for the purpose ot making a slab
i me democracy ana me integrity
our Democratic Commissioners and
other county officers. They dare notj
attack our county officers, nor our -
selves openly, but will, (as they iiave
done ever since the paper started,) un-j
dtr the garb of neutrality, attack theisee
Democratic party at all points.by copy-
ing and palming ff leading articles
from rank Whig Know Nothing pa-
pers, that boast of their secret organi-
zation lor the purpose ol governing the
people. Thatthey have betra i the
people of this county who had Demo-
predelections, no honest man
who hag read the Herald can for
moment doubt. Did thev not pledge!
to publish a neutral
Yea. Then l.v AA anil ,n m.
4UCMWIIV UIU aim UU I ey Ul-In,
the Dresen Administration Lv'""i
I " J
kl L . I .1
puuusuiug every ue me opposition ,
press can possibly put in print?
rr LI" i ' i
ue puuuc printing in ii is county
nai oeenaone on reasonable terms-
such as pays only a fair compensation
forlabor and materials found to do
work on. Dare the herald men pub-
Jicly contradict this statement? I lie
people will sustain our officers in pay-
lnS a lair pnee lor this work. j
Our townsmen should be cn
tlert, and look to it in time, that good
efficers be selected lor the ensuing 1
jear. The last Council has made a ;
great a lid beniticial improvement w M
Main Street, in rrradimr now let the
' o a - :i
next Council go to work and improeii)ul-'
the balance ol the streets, by light!
gTaues hi nrsi, wnn us small taxation )
as possible. Our Main street job tvasjsume,
heavy, and the tax was necessarily I
very heavyin fact too much .-
Let us get down the payments next;
but let us tirst elect such men as a ill
s n ft kiia.lnn Tit. . . ...... I ! . .
uui wvci-umucii uo Willi tuipuiuiiuii
taxes. The old Council is universal-
lM k.r A lA.UA:Hf! t...nfll..i
jjew iuui6 ziuiciitu turn ouiauu i-icli
such men as will improve, we can do
it if we will.
iw uciu.cu iuj mcir jjniiiirss, uj nil uuiWeeK
old Fogies who do all they can to re.has
tard the growth and beauty of our town.
XNow is the time lor our citizens to1
t I j r t i- . l
Kinffi P -rf Vi , T n
ship officers. The Election day wili
soon , be hf-r; and now that there is so ,.,r
much local taxation, and that we hau
some abuses ot this power
in Ohio, we should all select men who
are cautious in this matter, and men
who will make efficient officers. The
Justices of the Peace are in fact" our
piost important officers they are in a
posi'ion to do more mischief in a com
munity than any other men hence they
should be honest men, possessed ol
good business qualifications, and good
judges of Jaw it posiLle. .Again we
would say, look to township officers in
We are told that the Know Nothings
have nominated a Ticket for the town
of McArthur. If this be true and it
is elected, the improvements 0 our
town for next year will take a stand.
How would it be to have a citizen
ticket cp, and the Old Line Democra
t; lath field. ; '.- ' '
THE LAST TRUMP ABOUT TO SOUND.
The Ohio Slate Journal tl,r.Pi
that has been lor the past twenty yearsi'"?
steeped in Bank corruptions and bou"htw'''
up several times by these soulless, and
t late tundless corporations comes
out atlast and is perlormingthe part of
uuorin, aim sounds us last nous thus
wise: "Ihe sv'eru of banking it the West
is all wrong. It is bised, from first to
last, -on' ficticious trtdilt, and is th
first to feel a revulsion lis the present,
Take Indiana for an extreme example.
Follow the system up through all its
workings, and what do we find? Noth
ing on which the business public can re
ly beyond temporary loans, based, foi
the most part, on so aggregation of de
posits. In a panic these melt an ay like
a June frost."
Gnat CI o i. ! how ere the mighty fal
len! Header, how otten have you
heard lrom this old Federal sheet, col
umn alter column of abuse of Demo
crats, for making an honest effort tore
lorm this old rotten Banking system;
and just think, it you please, what a
humiliatinrr position it nuts all the old
,iend; .. q
the Whigs and Know Nothings ol
utuo, Riiout lace gentlemen, banks
I no go; the sceptre has departed lrom
IJucea, Piotuing but humbug and se-
act political organization, will now
s,ave us. or holn us to retain n t.rn-'inn
Jof the county ofliceis, in even old
.,. . . Ol
counties. t nigs will certainly not
biame us for pointing out Bank corrup.
lions, when thi, old Whig Joimiuhasi,mPorlailt
mounted the stand as a witness against
tits hoary iniquities.
THE LAST TRUMP ABOUT TO SOUND. Hard Case---Afraid He's a Nigger.
, Tht? Lsl Athens Messenger copies
an edvertisciuent lor a run-uway slave,
Ifei.t to the sheriff of Athens co., and
'thereupon the editor.who was last week
.caught up by the present Auditor of
! State, who construes the Tax law so
j as to make Mules and Asses taxable;
; thus it runs in the Assessor's Blanks.
"Listof animals taxable: 3d. Mules
and Asses." Jack, it anneais. onsceJto
"Arch? has era evei. and nlm tiio
Arch? Iihs eruv erei. and nlatt the
Middle well !" lie huve gray eyes, and
'!i0 ''' scores of o t lies of our ac
Blanks 1Uft inlJ,Jte iello ws who can "play the
Ulldle'" u,l); a,lJ ucw Wr Sheriff, we
l,roItfil against, and shall resist to the
rse".J." llie "tof ourself orany
t!''!, 8 V?
r' identity. llirrt will be no use in
ivi lhe ..C01llidenti,, inf0f,ttUon,..
,0, e have made up our mind that ue
Haw! haw! haw! haw' we think we
Jack alter dat editorial ejjort
'throw himself away bide deliance to
'the Sheriff, to the tune of,
Let usgu. Wliiggiusgo,
r' llie Wooiiy-iu'ads. ever;
Vo!t dwi'nciion mwlo
m ht.ntell liable to taxation gels after
;ihe manner ot the old Patriarch's vroth
and liuncs awav in near a mlmi.n
'niggerism, a specimen of which we
oi6han'tbe takcii up on any such
Confession used to be taken as evi -
deuce on some cases. Sheriff do your'
Logical Retoric a l Allkoori
cratic CAI ! or 83 an excited Frenchman
" 'Mcudy Boots' of the M'Anhur hem
themselves papei?i?c"rilt'."is,cc"'?i,lt're'1 100 "Sma" feruters" to
le .,K'l.'.c- lour ". ? lysile. B.atton,
ibri.n..i,.MI 1 I u
J", J or Mor6.n,,0
l!ie standard are no doubt lull y posted
'. lut tthat uie-wrjter nitai)3' n lhe
thejaLoe article, which we copy entire
;roni llie asl Jackson Standard, by
there not Leing "potatoes enough in
olj Jlt3Iul or korm coutv to save
U8 js ll)0ie t,ai, any man ,iat we have
seen can decipher. Know Nothings,
Bs' ,llc Standard men, howevei,
are excusable lor using hog Latin.
ut 'n all seriousness we wish men
would write so as their meaning could
n'idci stood, 'Tis a pity some poor
cavils we know cannot let the Irish and
, i I . .i .
aloue, o enjoy those natural
rights that God gae t.iem; but too
l,,u'-" j"'piy ion, wc jjic-
iWl'IMI tWMl i aU )UU
iat connection "old Ireland and'
Morn m.n.iv" t,9a .; i, Vki..aa. :
Ci ... F us iuuuut
Boots," is a subject that the readers ol
Know Nothingism Proved Up.
The Jack of the Athens Messenger
has l.rm rmrii
the latt tliat the Probate Court
fcen arrested or stealing an old
cow. When will Jack bray again.
:i,as become impressed with the idea,
that want ot sell-respect, is no sell
aliaspment : lif-nrp Im nul lidioo Iti
. . . ' . -1
see particulars in cur correspondence
lrom "An old acquaintance," in anoth-
Most Appropriate Pass-Word.
foreign II ide-A wakt't Know Notli-
inS -,ou"t i' Ihattlie editors ot the Her.
ald car llie rrincj)ie8 0, ie Order50
ia K.ir j, on,eratioil3 al
,,leJ. have adopted a rule that no mem
experienced can ent,r rlhcir falttum wilhoul
;..:,, M1P(.iai n.u-n.
Wa a. a tnll l.i. n r.,Ml . .1' it.. I
' - vuiu vj a lucillLtl Ul lilt: sin
o I I ...v.. pim-
pass is Jji-pen." This struck
as leing the must appropriate pass
ever heard ol.
Furs ack Stock Sold. Air. A.
Bently has sold his stock in Eagle Fur
nace to M. N)e, jr., & H. S. Bundy,
Esqra. These geutlemen are among
most enterpiiaing citizens and cap
'itiiido Tina r f ..
i.hiiq,. j iua I'umaic 4rUltlJalljr
ranks No. 1; and investments ol this
in Vintcn, will ere Jong realize
handsome profits. May the "Eagle"
Latent Arrival. L. BczzLK.Esq.,
arrived sale on last Friday direct from
New Yoik, to the great satisfaction ol
numerous friends. 'Tis hinted
some ladies' talk of giving a sup-j
community, visiting McArlliur.
,ate not'ce ,,,at A; Campbell has
The citizens of Vinton, and travel-
opened a new and newly furnished Ho
tel, called Liberty Hall; on Main St.
Mr. Campbell is provided with a
large house, good and sufficient stable
ing, and will do all he can to make his
guests comfortable and happy. The
public will find at Liberty flail com
fortable quarters. Read advertisement
in another column, and call and test
MokNiNd Advertiser. This
the title of a new Daily, issued by
Eshelman & Bollmbtkr of the Ad
vertiser, published every morning.
This Daily makes a most excellent
appearance, and is edited with abili
ty. Success attend it.
Graham's Magazine lor March
has been received; it is an excellent
number. The most interesting to us,
ot its contents, is Headlky's life of
Wa siiington. Terms, $3 00 pcrau-
The Masonic Review tor March is
'received, and is lull of inteiest to the
Terms, 12 00 per annum.
For the McArthur Democrat.
whi!amon8 ml,er lI"nfis in """ouncing the
l.licinxcs nf (I. a llrtl f"sw...l I. .,1,1 I... .1..
v U11 ' ,u UJ ,,,c
new l,robale Jut)ge, says, "The most
c?se 0I! docket was lie
the Judip. hut nf . vBrv (Traui
calibre,) really makes the Probate
Court ot Old Athens a party to cow
mJimr. nni ,w:,.o,ii., i ii
Mr. Editor,- The editor of the
Athens Messenger, in his last issue,
State vs. Joseph Flowers charcred
with being an accomplice in stealing a
cow, the Court Leing a party." Now,
it is not true that Judge Van Vorhes
has been an accomplice, or a parly, to
cow stealing the Judge is a gentleman
above suspicion the truth is, Joe
i lowers (a coloied mau) was presen
ted, and convicted, for stealing a cow,
owned by the Judge; but I hardly think
that makes the Probate Court of A'.h
ens county a party to cow stealing; but
the editor ot the Messenger ( brother
then any one who reads that article and
not acquainted wilh the character of
"""b i units uuiu uaiuiaiiY
conclude that the people of Athetis
county had run mad into Know Noth
ingism, or some other modern ism, and
made choice of a cow theif lor a Pro
bate Judge. Now, I would advise this
editor when he seats himself in his
sanctum to be a little more careful, and
not again pen and publish an editorial
slandering a brother who is an honor
to him. We have heard a great many
about "rare literature in this literary
world of ours." but if that U .n ni
the editor's best efforts, no wonder he
is constantly harping on the language
AN OLD ACQUAINTANCE:
For the McArthur Democrat.
MCCONNELSVILLE, Mar. 2, '55.
i, nuuimiim iu
l)0ll.existence. But recent develop.
Mr. Editor: Allow me, through
the columns of your paper, to say a
lew words in regard to the Know Noth
ing Order. When the Order was (mt
instituted I was inclined to look upon
it as fi Don Quixote scheme, which
merited little or no attention,and which,
iVo. n l i:r. i i i.
anci ail riirinciui llie, WUUIU SinK 111
.1 , .
'lilfirird lOi'ii DArtntniArl nm Mni ti.. ....Il
7 ",c "!ai "c
be'"S. of ourcountry demands that their
midnight tribunals be broken up. and
that their loathsome depravity be ex
posed ; that the public should be warned.
especially the young and unwary, from
having anything to do with a society
that binds its members by an oath to
blindly support any measure which its
depraved leaders may propose.
The Know Nothings say, that their
only object is to prevent Catholics and
Foreigners from holding office, and
that they seek the welfare of our coun
try! Do not their actions prove this
to be Jalser1 Do we not know that they
are bound by most solemn oaths to
muicii any lllflllUfr 01 II
,0 , perjuria of
souU? Iiav j ( .
protect any member of their society,
7 ot their own
had sufficient ev.
idence to prove, clearly and bevond
aouui, mat tuey will stoop to any spe
cies of meanness to carry out their de
signs? Look at the case of Mr. Gill, editor
of the Ohio Patriot, who brought suit
against one iiartstiorn, (a membet ol
the Know Nothings,) for libel;
Hartshorn was protected by his broth
ers in iniquity, by every means in
their power. One of the witnesses in
the case, a K. N., refused to testily in
court, thus plainly showing that he was
bound to stand by his brother member,
though the laws of his country be dis
obeyed. The Know Nothings, in the
case ot Mr. Gill, finding that they
could not get a Know Nothing jury, or
irigiuentue onicersoi tlieiaw, by their
rebellious demonstrations, held an in
dignation meeting to vent their wrath
at being foiled.
One of their members is authorized
to publish an infamous falsphnnd
against the character ot an innocent
man; and when called upon by the air.
grieved individual to retract the base
slander, he gathers around him his co
laborers in iniquity, and says, "No,
sir, I defy you and all your boasted
Americans! are you so lost to honor
as to belong to a party that is ashamed
to publish its proceedings to the world
that skulk about, like thieves, in the
dark slipping slyly along for fearsome
one may see them enter then secret
Know Nothingisin is a scheme got
ten up by bioken dewn office-seekers
to ride into power and fill their pockets
with ill-gotten booty. If they ever
get into row er you may expect to read,
daily, of absconding office holders, and
embezzlement ol the public funds. The
Treasury of "Uncle Sam", will be
rifled the Star Spangled Banner, as
yet untarnished, will lie disgraced
our national honor will be lost instead
of being pointed to as Ihe "Land ol
the Iree and the home or. the brave,
we will be singled out as the land ot
tyrants and oppressors.
The cry raised by them to hide their
cloven-toot is, that our country is in
danger from Popery that the Catho
lics are endeavoring to wrest this clo
rious Union from our hands. 'Tis
thus they attempt to palliate their con
duct; but, unfortunately for them, the
asses ears are seen protruding hum the
W hen they convince me that Popery
as it now exists is the same as was in
the days of Pope Gregory that Pope
Pius (of the present time) pietends to
exercise .the same power, as did his
predecessor, Pope Gregory, then we
may look upon them with some degree
of allowance. But does not everybody
know that Catholicism has been modi
lied? That the Roman Catholic Church
is no longer infallible? That thd su
premacy of the Pope is no longer main
tained. The Know Nothings know
this,too the iutelligenj portion ol them
at least. It is a pity the Know Noth
ings cannot appreciate this saying ol
the Scottish Bard
"Oli, wad some pou'r the gifiie gin us,
To set ourselves at others set un!"
Trade and Money Matters.
Money appears to be in great abun
dance in New York, bni having got out
of the regular chunnels of business, il is
slow getting tu aguiu. Almost every
article of farm produce remains high,
owing more to the scarcity than lo the
foreign demand, lluilroad securitie
advance rather steadily than rapidly,
and those who purchase are careful to
discriminate betwixt the good, doubt
ful and bad.
The opening of navigation ai Cincin
nati will soon make rapid improve
meiitin tht business of that city, eo
long checked in its financial operations
by bankruptcies, low water, and a fro
zen river. Cut Cincinnati will recov
er rapidly from her wiuter'a gloom.
Perhaps no city in ihu Union could
stand a severe fiuanciul whirlwind, and
recover lrom it quicker. All the ele
ments ot wealth are in her n.idst and lie
upon every border, and the energies ol
her people are those of youth, and not
of old age. ;
Hogs. Th4,nctnnati Price Current
is not able to give full returns of the
Hog cop of the past yedr in the West,
but estimates a large ilelicieny in nuin
bers and weight.
The Usuhy Laws. A bill lias been
reported iu Ihe New York Legislature
lo amend the usury laws. Il permits
the lender to recover his principal and
legal interest the present rate being
retained, It the fact of usury be estab
lished on trial, the defendant recureis
costs as a penalty. The party who has
paid more than the legal rate of iutcrrst
may sue fur and recover the amuun: so
overpaid, with costs.
Cherry Pectoral. See in our ad
vertising columns a notice of this med
icine. We are not in the habit of say
ing much in relation to such medicines
as are generally seen going the rounds
ot newspapers; but in relation to Ay
er's Cherry Pectoral, we feel that we
can say something in its lavor with
propriety, from the fact that we have
tried it. A vou-ig man in our office
has also used it, and in both his and
our own case it proved most beneficial.
Am. Presby., Greenville, Tenn.
Messrs. Bunn, Walterhouse & Bunn,
are buying in Wheat, and are pat ing
the highest market price. Although
the great advance in Flour, and their
facilities for manufacturing it, they fall
far 6hort of supplying the great demand
made upon them, on account of the
scarcity of wheat, and w hich has com
pelted them to offer the present advance
for that article.
Mr. T. E. Gillehnd, we notice is
buying in wheat for the "Star Mills"
at Portsmouth, and is oflenng the
highest market price in cash lor the
same, at his store corner ot Main and
Broadway sts.. for all that can be had.
Only 1,65 cents per bushel is offered,
and those of our farmers that have
wheat on banc's, had belter wheel it in,
as it is not likely that the price will re
main at this mark very long. Stan
Break Down on the Railroad.
We learn that there was a break down
and smash up, on the Railroad, a short
distance above Portsmouth, at Boyer's
Curve. A bridge gave way, precipi
tating live cars, ladened with pig iron,
some twenty feet down an embankment,
breaking and smashing the trucks into
atoms. Two men went over with the
trucks, but only one ol them was much
injured. The Locomotive and Pass
enger train were saved by a miracle.
JNo blame is attached to the Engineer.
Official. Appointnent the Pres
ident, by and with tht content of tht Sen
ate, Gen. Wiiifield Scott, of the Army
of the United States, to be Lieutenant
General by brevet in the same, for em
ineneut services in the late war with
Mexico, to take rank as such from
March 29, 1847, the day on w hich the
United States foices, under his com
mand, captured Vera Cruz aud the cas
tle of San Juan de Ulloa,
RICHMOND, March 6.
The Mail Agent between Raleigh and
Welden, named McGowin, wag jester,
day attacked at the latter place by three
men for a trifling debt. They shot him
in the head and body, his person receiv
ing do less than six ball. When the
cars left, he was supposed to be in a dy-
From the Ohio Statesman.
Know Nothing Record.
Grand Council of the United States.
Grand Council of the United States. OFFICERS OF THE GRAND COUNCIL OF THE
UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA.
President, James Darker, of New
York; Vice President, W. W. William
son, of Alexandria, Virginia; Correspon
ding Secretary, Chas. D. Drshler, uf New
Brunsw ick, New Jersry; Recording Sec
retary, las. M. Stephens, of Baltimore,
CONSTITUTION THE GRAND COUNCIL OF
THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA,
ADOPTED UNANIMOUSLY, JUNE 17, 1854.
This organization shall be known by
the name and title of The Grand Coun
cil of the United Slatet of iN'urlA Amtr
icu; and its jurisdiction and powers
shall extend to all the States, Districts
and Territories of the United States.
A person to become a member of any
subordinate Council, must be twenty
one ytara ofage; he must believe in the
existence of a Supreme Being as the
creator and preserver of the universe;
he must be a native-born citizen; a Pro
testant, burn of Protestant parents;
reared under Protestant influence, and
not united in marriage with a Roman
Cu-liolic; Provided, nevertheless, that
iu this lent respect, the State, District
or Territorial Council shall be author
ized to construct their respective con
stitutions ts shall best promote the in
terests uf the American cause in their
several jurisdictions; And provided,
moreover, that no member who may liajt e
a Roman Catholic wile shall be eligible
10 any ollice in the Order.
Sec, I. The object ol this organize
lion shall be to resist the insidious pol
icy ol the Church of Rome, mid other
foreign influeuce against the institu
tions of our country, by placing iu all
ollices in the gilt of the people, or by
appointment, noue but native born pro-
e.,. fi. I r -i -i.
HID UIDIIll UUU111I B II a I I
. . , , ; . , ,.
t ii . i i ,,.
lnesuav ol June, tit sui-li nhu km l iJ
ii u i ii us annual if i it e i n tr fin i ua nrtii
be designated by the Grand Council al
the previous annual moling, ami it u.a)
adjourn from lime to lime. S.)Htial
meetings shall be railed b, -he Prtsi-j
dent on the written rctjuesl of five deli-i
representing five Stale Council,-;
Vrovidcd, that Sixty days' llOtito thull
be given to the State Council preitus
to said meeting
Sec. 3. The Grand Council shall be
composed of 13 deleguies from each
Siute, to be chosen by the State Coun
cils; and each Disuicl or Territory.
where a District or Tenitorial Council
shall exist, ahull be entitled tu send five
delegates, if five or u.oie Subordinate:1"1""!
- . . . t w w ii va , .VI.
'Councils shall exist in such District or!
Territory: Provided, thai in tl. ,,i
ulion cf ctititlidates lor President and
Vice President of the United Slates,
each Slate shall be entitled to cast the
same number ol votes as the) shall have
members iu both Houses of Congress
In all sessions of the Grand Council,
thirty-two delegates, tepreseutiiig thir
tt-en States, Territories, or Districts.1
shall constitute a quorum for the trans
action of business.
Slc. 4. The Grand Council shall be'
vested w':th the follow ing powets and
ll shall be the heud of the orgiinizu-!
lion for the United Slate ol North
America, and shall fix and esUhish a
6igns, grips, passwords, ami such other!
secret work as may seem necessary.
ll shall have power lo decide upon all
matters appertaining to National Pol
It shall huve power t0 exact from the
State Councils quarterly or annual state-j
ments as lo the number ol members un-
der their jurisdictions, and in lelatiou
to all other matters necussary to its in-:801"3
It shall have power to form State,
or District Councils, aud
crant clii-peiibtttions for the formation J
lor such bodies when live subordinate
Councils ahall have been put in opera
lion in any State, Territory or District
and application made.
It shall have poner lo determine up
on a mode of punishment iu case of any
dereliction of duty on the partofuuy
of its members or officers.
ll tliall have potter to adopt cabalis
tic characters for the purpose of writ
ing or telegraphing; aud characters lo be
communicated to the Presidents of the
State Councils, and by them to lhe
Presidents of subordiu ale Councils.
It shall luve power lo adopt any and
every measure it may deem uecessary to
secure the success ot the organization;
provided, that nothing shall be doue by
sau uraud Lou nil I iu violation of the
constitution, aud provided further, that
in all political matters, its members
may be instructed bv the Stale Councils.
aud if so instructed, shall carry out
such instructions of the State Councils
.which they represent, until overruled
by a majority of the Grand Couucil.
The Presdent shall always preside over
lhe Grand Council when present, mid
in his absence the Vice President shall
preside, and in the absence of both, the
Gland Council shall appoint a President
pro ttmpore; aud the presiding ollicer
may at all times call a member tu the
chair, but such appointment shall not
extend beyond one session of the Grand
Sec. 1. The officers of the Grand
Council shall be a President, Vice Pres
iceul, Corresponding Secretary. Record
ing Secretary, Treasurer, two Sentinels,
and such other oilicera as the Grand
Councils may see til to appoint from
time lo time, and the Secretaries and
Sentinels may receive such compensa
tion as the Grand Council may deter
mine. Sec. 2. The duties of the several of
tiers crested by this constitution shall
be such as the work of this organization
Sec. 1, All officers provided for by
this constitution, except the Sentinels,
shall be elected annually by ballot. The
President may appoint Sentinels from
lime to time, or otherwise.
Sec. 2. A majority of all the voles
cast shall be requisite to an election lo
any office. '
Sec. 3. All officers erd . delegate
must be full degree ' members of this
: Sec. 4. AH vacancies in the electir
offices slull be oiled by a vote ol the
Giand Council, and only for Ihe unex
pired term of the said vacancy.
"Sec. I. The Grand Council shall en'
tertain and decide all cases of appeal,
and U khall establish a form of appeal,
Sec. 2. The Grand Council shall levy
a tax upon the State, District or Terri
torial Conncils. for the support of the
Grand Council, lobe paid at such time,
and such manner, ai the Grand Council
The Grand Com:)! may alter or aruenJ
this Con8titutior, at any regular meet
ing, by a vote of tiro thirds of the mem
bers present; provided, such amend
ment shall be adopted by a two-thirdi
vote of the Grand Council at its next
succeeding annual meeting.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26.
He tlid not regard these ceremonies
I" ''mPtv "n(l i""eu"g- The first was
I llle ,ne,rluriul of ,l,tf firsl ,"'-,,gt of
tl'it' "'S",""'S; these and olher
,mMr,orls,s "f '" suc,'p"or 111 ,be aJ
gations ' n"",s,ra""n "f lhe Gove rn,,'en,; tui
0,.V."r "e "e.8 0 our V" ' 10"
. .-.i f
'banks of Congress to the family of lhe
lale Ariiihirong. Reud three time
''J' l',e unanimous consent, and paieed.
Senate. Mr. Shields. I move to ad
mit ladies to the floor of the Senate, to
witness the presentation of General
Jackson's sword. "Agreed," from all
sides of the Senate. Whereupon !hf
ladies crowded iu till the gallery wa
At this point, the debate was- sus
pended to allow the presentation of the
sword worn by Gen. Jackson at the bat
tle of New Orleans. The sword wit
placed on the Clerk's desk. Mr. Cass
rose and raising the avrord, presented it
to the Senate, In doing so he took lht
oprrtunity to pay a tribute to the me
mory of Jarkson. He briefly, poiuted
ly and feelingly alluded to the presen
tation of the sword of Washington; and
in pushing, spoke of the offering of the
cane of Fiuuklin, which was at the tima
j time deposited by the side of the sword
of his arrat co laborer in the cause of
human rij-hts. 11U allusio n lo Wash
, , I
Franklin were very happy
i 1 1 1
jcoiitt un.jr in 1. 1 in in me grntituuBiiiu
uiieciionsui t tie .American penpie, win
lie side by side, tokens of patriotic tie
vntion; and in iigrs shut out from our
vission by the future, whtn remote gen
erations heur of our heritage of freedom,
kIiuII gaze upon these testimonials of
victories time-worn but time honored
they will be curried back to the nsto-
r'' ana, . ." ,0!'? .' "u1 '
!,"ginenea enu meu pr.ue in ner in
siituiimis and their confidence in her
I'd tu and for In lies increased.
At llie conclusion of his pecih, Mr.
Hell introduced a joint resolution, ac-
ceiiting the sword, and reluriue the
A Congessman Caught in a Lie.
WASHINGTON, March 3.
Mr. WVuiwurih, (Mass.) from l'i
Committee on Comrrit'iee, reported a
Ul" ,llr Inventing the introduction (
f'"eign p u pers, ciiminuls, insane and
blind persons into the United State.
.Jlr Kreckenringe, examining the bill,
jstiuiHlized it an ami republican. It
""e ll'e frll,;s f that spirit which
I' ,101V "tel'i"g like n hurricane over
lhe laud. He denounced the Know
'"bit'g-S and tvas willing lo abide the
1,"lf "ben there would be a reaction iu
l'uuHc sentiment. Immigrants must
Cl",le hither vt ith ti pus, like negroes
f'oin one plantation to another,
Mr.Cupbell knew nothing about 'lie
"ew 'organization. He asked Mr. Breck
Territorial to!e"r'l,Se whether he had not understood
1,ldl Hie gentlemui who reported this
bill was not auepi down by this Lurri-
Mr. Birokendidge I have so under
stood. Mr. Campbell Then why charge the
bill with being introduced under a
Know Nothing spirit?
"Mr. Campbell knew nothing about
the new otgnnizalion!" We certainly
have hit upon evil times, when a man
will get up in his neat on the floor ol
Congress aud tell a deliberate untruth.
Mr. Campbell was in the council at
Cincinnati, (the proceJings of which wa
are publishing, and the truth of which
we will show,) and was among the ac
tive leaders. One almost loses confi
dence in human nature to witness a
spectacle so humiliating and sad. Wa
will, however, before we get through,
take Ihe vail from off this secret and
false organization, and lay it bare to
Sockiso. The Negro Artis, who was
sentenced to death for murdering his
daughter, was executed at Sidney, Shel
by county, on Friday last. He fought
desperately wilh the officers, on hit way
to the gallows, and tore the coat com
pletely off the Deputy Sheriff in endea
voring to resist the efforts made in put
ting the rope around his neck. It took
six men to secure him upon the scaffold,
and, when at last, he was swung off, be
managed to get hold of the rope with
his hands, which prevented the fall from
bieaking his neck. After struggling
violently for same time he was choaked
to death, when his body was taken down
O. S. Journal.
ELMYRA, N. Y., March 6.
A regular West India squall visited
this vicinity last night. Chimneys were
blown down, houses unrooted, signs,
boxes, &c. scattered, and the car house
of the Wiiliamsport and Elmyra Rail
road blown down, destroying three en
gines, McCoys hotel, near the depot,
took Ore, and was considerably damag
Wm. Loyd Garrison lectured in tht
Broadway Tabernacle last Tuesday.
night.f He was received with great ap-.
pleuse, and his abuse of Gen. Houston,
and the Know Nothings bringing down
the house, and often convulsing theaa
dience w ith laughter.