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X -' 'umc - - - - HlfAVllinr, Union Co., 0 Thursday,: pec. 27,. .1888. - . 77-. . .00119
TQUiL BD JXACT JUSTICE TO Ali UZW, CF WHATEVEH STATS
OH PB BSUAtlOH, EEUOI0U3 0 ' roUT10Ai....Tl J.fT,ro.
TEKMSl.G0 PF.R ANNU
No. 1, Front Street.
rpilE co-paitneiship heft.;rore eiistine
JL Nitween the subscribers, under r flflt,
of Oakts & Buskiik, wis this day dissolved
by mutual concent. F. J. Oakes having, sold
. his entire interest to Mrasra. Genre a. r-,..
II. Davis, ll claims will be settled.end debts
coiiecieu uy iiukkuk fit Davis, our successors
F. J. OAKKS,
A. W. BUSKIRK.
A. W. 1CIK1IK, 6E0. DAVIS, CHAS. H. DAVIS,
BISKIIIK Si DAVIS,
(Successor of Oakes & Butkirk.)
, . AND
Buckrye Block, Front Street,
January 19, lS54-tf.
W. M. Stars.
G. D. Tewksbury
WEE LEY STARR Sl EONS.
fiKHER L C 0 M 31 1 SS10N ME Bill ANTS
rrth Sal of Waatara Proenca
. LEAP TOBACCO rLOCH. PROVISIONS, fco. -
Nus. Hi & fa7 S. CHARLES STREET.
Between Pratt and Camden streets. near the
Tobacco Inspection Warehouses,
B A LT i MO RE.
Liberal advances made on consignments,
N. B. We have recently removed to our
new and extensive Warehouses, upon South
Charles Street, where we have the advantage
ol Rail Road track ot our own, (connecting
oui House w ith the B. & 0. Railway,) and
are thus enabled to receive all our consign
ment, when sent in carloads, free of Dray
age. We have, also, evey lacility for the re
ceipt and 6ale of Tobacco, Flour, Provisions,
arm Western Produce, generally.
Wesendacorrectstatementof the Markets
Monthly, to our friends, or oftener if desired
J una 1054 lyr.
WHOLESALE AKD RETAIL LEALER lit
CRY-G 0 0 D S , G OCEHIES,
HARDWARE, QUEENSWARE, -READY-MADE
Biis, rirs. BOUTS, SUOLS, PUODLCB,
Ac, Ac, Act
Main Street. McArthur. Ohio.
f. P. TRACY.
C, P. TRACY & CO.
Manufacturers and Wholesale
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS,
IEAH-R A N D FINDINGS,.,,.
One door below 'P. Kinney ft Cot tank,
Iront Strut, PORTSMOUTH, 0.
April 27, 1855. ly.
CIRAY, P. M. H'Jit.KX, JA1. H HA
Importers of, and Dealers in,
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY
SIGN OF THE FROM ST.
WE will duplicate bills with any regular
jobbing House in the West. Country mer
ehants, furnace proprietors; railroad contract
tors, and others, w iflsubserve their interests b?
giving us-a call.
May 19. 54. I r.
nVilson, Cliilds & Co.,
(Sutccsesrs to Hampton, Wilson cf- Co.,)
Wholesale Dealers in
PCKEfGN St. DCME6TIC DRY-GOODS,
Jio. ii Wood & 1C2 Third Streets,
ARE now opening a very complete assort
ment of Dry Goods, and by the first
September will be able to exhibit a very at
tractive stock. They respectfully invite an
early call from all engaged in the trade.
Aug. 23. 'SSSmo.
11. 11, JOHNSON,
(SUCCESSOR TO JOSEPH JOES,)
. fedltal, Tlieologlrnl, Blank and Minn Ma
lcoui Books, Stationery and Wall Pup t,
CHILLIC 0 THE, OHIO.
' VBooks received from the Eastern Mar
Vet at their earliest publication, or ordered
THE subscriber having leased the above
House, (formerly the United States Ho
tel.) and having made a complete renovation
pnbre fumheTthe house with new Furniture
throughout, respectively invites the traveling
yublic to give him a call.
tTill always contain the best that the market
affords, and no means will be spared to make
all comfortable. JOHN ROW.
Oct. 1 Oth. I54 .
Si Id HOLMES,
- (Successor to Smith and Holmes.)
. , MANUFACTCBIIiSOr
! Tin, Sheet Iron, isd Copper Wares,
AMO DEALERS, WHOLESALE RETAIL, It
Stoves, Gratet. & Hollow Ware.
- .MARKET STREET, EAST SIDE. .
April 1 1554. ly. ' .
MAS. A. M. DAMAIIW. LEWIS C DAMARIK.
CHAS. A. M, DAMARIN & CO.,
1IB DEALERS IN PRODUCE.
No. 55, Frost Street,
' PORTSMOUTH, OHlO.ff
January 20. 1854. ly. - - V
o;,p. PHoesix, T. m. babcocx, Jbo. babcock
;I10iESAE GROCERS &
TOE ll'ARTHL'R DEMOCRAT,
KDITEO and published BY
EDWARD A. :UKATTON.
kC(Jice one door east of the Court
TERMS CF ELBECRIPTlCNi
11,00 per year, and if not pytd vithin the
Vie. 2.fl0 Kill he rlnra,,)
These Tenni muttb ttrictly eon-plied
with, and no paper will bt discontinued tintil
all arreamctM are naiJ u. . t:
of the publmhtr.
TERM8 CF DVTFOTeiNG.
OCT" One square, thirteen lities or le&a first
three insertions CO
Each additional insertion" 25
Cardsont year, ,3,00.
A liberal deduction vill . be mads to per
sons tdvertising by the ytur. ,
All advertisemcntt payaUtin advance or
m ' JOB WORkJ
We are jiepsred to execute, upon the
shortest not ice, in the neatest manner and on
the cheapest terms, all kinds of Plain and
TV...... IjIii tin i it fr i v y
runcy JUiJ f ttii l Jlu, SVCIl as
Handbills, Blanks. Briefs.
Cards,- Tickets, Programmes,
Circulars, Posters, Checks,
Bill.Heads, Labels, Horse Bills,
OC, OC, 6C
fX3" We respectfully solicit the printing
patronage of our Democratic friends, and all
otlicra requiring work, in Vinton county
: igents for the "lEeJIrthnr Democrat."
Tht followinf Otntlenitnwlll B.c.It. and Receipt
lor Subscription, end Advarlitntnt,. (or Ibil i t
Vr, in Vinion Cohuijt. Ohio.
Pevtom Cox, Hamden Furnace.
Wm. Tatlm, Mt. Pleasant.
Jko. Clark, Sr., Harrisoa Township.
. J. Easou,
FOR VIMUft lOUMi, OHIO
P. HEWITT, Judge ot Probate Court
W.L. EDMISTON.Clerk Com. Pleas Court
E. A. BRATTON Prosecuting Attorney.
Wu, 11SUE, Sheuff.
JOSEPH M AGEE, Auditor.
H. PAINE, Treasurer.
JAMES M ALOIS E, Recorder.
NELSON RICHMOND, Surveyor.
C. D. GRAY, J- KINNEY, & JNO. SW AIM,
0. l GUNNING, G. W. SHOCKEY and
E. A. BRATTON.
1 K O Hi F U K W ClTsT
With their Post Office Adresses.
CmcimtATi fcuRMACE, V estfall, Stew
art A- Co. Manufacturers of the best
quality of fliroo, ! Uimden, Heeds
Mill P, 0. . . .
Eagle 1'ubsace, Stanley, Beitlley &
Co. Manufacturers of tlio best quality
of Pig Iron. Eagle Post Office.
ViJiTuu Furhace, Means, Clark in Co
Manufacturers of best quality of Pig
Iron, Vinton Furnvce Post Oflice.
Uavijjen Fubmack, Frazee, Tarr & Co
Reed's Mill PostOtlice.
Bio Samu Furnace, JJartlett, Dana i)
Co., Manufacturers of the best quality
of Pig Iron. Tost Oflice at Athens, 0
Merchants or Vinton, who are
Doaler. in Cry Good, Hardware, Qnetruwu, Boots,
Shoe,. Urocnei. oto.
McAutuuh. Johu S. Hawk, J. K. ft- D
Will, Toniliiuon & Co., Owen Duwd, E. A
Brultuu, J. & E. Dodge, Shades & Reyuotds.
iliuUEM. lienj. Dill, V. V. 1. Haul, it. li.
Moore, J. B. ff- W. B. Willson, Wm. C,
Wilkesville. S. S. Murrv, John.Gillen,
Cline & Gardner, Felton & Lastley, Jauies
Bleakely, Carr & Strong.
Allehbville. Peter Miller, Marcus Mil
ler, Joseph Wilcox.
Mt. Pleasast. rhillip Sain.
Prattsville. Swepstou & Swepston,
Aikek'b Mill. J. Bloer.
Birkhibhar's Mill. William Tisue.
McArthur. E. P. Bothwell.
McArthur G. B. Will.
Hamden. Davis & Collins.
Wilkesville. Cline & Gardner.
BOOT ANDSTiOE STORES.
McArth ur.-J. G. Swetland.B. C. Cogswe
J. Ms M'LAUGHLIN,
jliii; ST., McARTHUR, OHIO
, AKD DEALER IB : .
Shirts, Umbrellas, Cravats,
Bosoms, Suspenders, Scarfs,
Collars, Under Shirts, Drawers,
Stocks, Gloves, Hosiery, &c
AT THE LOWEST CASH PRICES.
Not. 15, 1855. ly. - '
" E, F. BINGHAM
Alio rney at Law,
; McARTHUR, , OHIO, ,. '
Will practice in Vipton and adjoining coun
ties. Office three doors West oi the Font
9, 1852. 34 tf
MILTON L. CLARK JOHNP, PLfLE
CLARK AND PLYLEY
Attorneys at Law,
'McARTHUR, OHIO. -Will
practice In partnership n Vinton Coun
ty. Office, lour doors east of Sisson & Hul
bert's Hotel. - '
Eeb. 21. 1854. ' lyO.
E. A. BRATTON, ;
Attorney at Law,: ..-v
mm TtWntfti 7it T '
mcAainuti, uniu. i
TTTTILL practice in Vinton and ndjoininj
V V : counties. Office, one door east of tin
Blue Corner." . "' . J
J, Rr WHITTEMORE -
rTAS now an assortment of Wall Paper,
JLJL Borders, Window Curtains, and Fire
Screens, that can haidlv be surpassed in the
Wsst. Prices loWj - Ji'o, I Union Block, v
Senator Douglas on Kansas.
In his late speech ia Chicsgo, Sen
ator Douglas mada some capital points.
Speaking of intervention in Kansas.h e
"He cared not whether the intervene
tion to defeat the popular will of the
people ot Kansas came from Missouri,
Massachusetts, from Conm?. neel.
where any intervention, every inter
vention, wag a gross violation of the
Nebraska act, and could net receive
the sanction of any Nebraska man.
Loud cheers. It was anti-Nebras-ka
men alone who could not condemn
an interference from without. . They
cla,ira that it is the right of somepow
er outside of the territory to determine
whether slavery shall go there or not.
They, and they alone, declare that the
people shall not bes from interfer
ence from without. The interposition
of the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid
Society, with their vaunliuj and boasts
ing, and threatening, and then some
men of Missouri following their ex
ample, was all wrong. It was wrong
in Massachusetts to send out men to
vote. The men she sent out vira nnr
men fitted for border life- mon urhn
could not earn a living at home ware
uoi men rjesi iitrea to explore the wild
erness and reclaim the wastp. Hut
they were not sent out as settlers; they
were dispatched to Kansas as political
Why should not the Deonlo of Kan.
sas make their own laws? Who were
they? They were citizens from New
York, Illinois, Virginia, Kentucky,
and Missouri. Thev were fit to he
entrusted at home with the right of self-
government, and could it be that they
lost all their gense.all their intelligence,
while crossing the Missouri in a ferry,
boat? Loud applause." He then
earnestly enforced the right these per
sons had to self-government. Ha held
that if the American 'neonle wouM
strictly adhere to the principle thatoach
c.i. --J m i . n .
oiaic uuu i:rniory snail uo allowed
to enact and enforce its own laws them
would never be any difficulty on this
slavery question. Judge Trumbull, in
his speeches, and Fred, Douglas, in
his lectures, constantly ' argued that
mere was a uiuerence oetween a State
aud a. TWriterv. -In trha.t- don -th
ciUerence exit, according to these fel
Iowopponents ot popular right? They
hold that Concress has the nower ol
prohibition in a Territory and not in a
Fits! Dying of Fits!!
The position ot the Democratic
party m Consiess is universally an
Droved bv the Democratic nre!!i am. I
the Democratic party. They are act
ing just as ttiey were expected to act
uy men luiisiiiuEiiia wiiu eiecicu uieiii.
it is none oi tneir Dusiness to comnrn
mise or bargain with factions. The
opposition have maiorit v of tha Ho-isp
I or the last two vears thev have been
bellowing over the country, making
gicai jjiumiscs ui wnai uiey wouiu uo
Thev have, bv their bowlines and nre,
f - tt Q
tences ot one sort and another, got a
iarcre maioritv. it is their rmsmesn to
organize the House and conduct that
branch of the government. If thov
O " v
can't do it, let them resign and go home
it is not lie Dusiness ot (lie Democrat-
ic party to orcamze the House. Th?v
have a policy to maintain, which the
opposition pretend llie country has
conjemned. jjet them now organize
the House, and change Litis policy, or
try to do so, at least. The Democrats
are doing exactly rightj let them per
severe in well doing.
There is not the least danrer but the
factions will ortranizeihe House. The
rabid hungering and thiratinir after
spous win override all other consider
attons. The Know Nothing will
swallow the Pope and all the Irish
wnoie ueiore tney will lose the mile-
age and eight dollars per day. But if
the House is not organized at all. well
ahd good. What does the count rv ex.
pect from such a House? The people
wui oe inorougmy ashamed of it when
it is organized. If half of them wonlr)
so home and resign, and riva the neo.
w . o ' O ,7
pic a Luauio iu cicii i7emoerais in
their-places, they would do the coun
try better fiervirn than trtju ora tinr
m ' T ' MA
1HB AjITTLB OHICKEN AKD THE
SpEAKKRSHip. -Weiemember reading
some time since,of an old farmer down
East, who was wakened one morning
by a disturbance in his benhouse, and
on going there be discovered three hens
he had mourned as lost, but which had
been setting up in the loft all on one
egg, - k he egg nau hatched a misera
ble little chicken, and all three of the
old cluckiner hens laid claim to it. and
fairly killed it with kindness.. Such
we fear,' will be th result with the
Speaker, who is to be claimed respec
lively by Know Nothing free toilers,
free sou democrats, and black republi
cans, as theic own exclusive little
chicken, provided ' always that they
succeed in. hatching . it. iYew York
What a cackling there would be
among the bid fusion hens, if after all
that chicken should turn out. to be a
deraocntjo MgUl Ohio Statesman
"The Same Old Coon."
"There can never be but two"great
parties in this country, the Democrat
ic or Republican party.and the Federal
party. The Federal party has otten
dunged its name, assuming success
jivHy the cognomen of Federalist, Re
publican, National Republican, Whig,
i Democratic Whig, Union Whig, and
American or Know Nothing the lat
tei corresponding fully in its intoler
arte, with the Federalists pf Alien
aul Seditiua Law memory.
Mrs Jefferson, in a letter to Gideon
Gianger, dated April 10th, 1804; des
erves the shitting tricks of the party
closed to the Democracy. He says:
". "Ia our hit conversation vou men
tioned a federal scheme afloat, of for
ming a coalition between the Federal
ist! and Republicans of what they
called the seven Eastern Sta(es. The
idek was new to me, and alter time
for ictlection, I had no opportunity ot
conversing with you again, 1 he ed
enlists know that, to nomine, they
are gone lorever, 1 heir object, there
forej, is now to. return into power under
sonie other form. Undoubted Iv thev
haie but one means, which is to divide
the) Republicans, join the ruinority,aud
baiter with them lor the cloak ot their
natie. The minority having no other
mains of ruling the majority, will give
a price lor auxiliaries, and that price
mdst be principle," tic
Again, in November 4th, 1823, Mr.
Jedurjon thus writes to Gen, Lafay
ette1: fThe Hartford Convention, the vie
tor of Orleans, and the peace of Ghent,
prostrated federalism. Its votaries
abandoned it through shame and mor
tifiiation, and now call themselves lie-
a .i v . . t t
puuiicaus. , iut ine name alone ts
changed; the principles are the tame,'
piuce trie days ot Jeneison, tha op
ponents of Democracy have regular! r
assumed different names, as occasion
seemed to require. J hey have at
present adopted the name ot "Ameri
cans." commonly called Know XNoth
i n of a . With this specious name the
Federal leaders hope id move on lUeir
cohorts to victory. Uut the trick has
bebome too common to win. The
pertple have got to understand perfectly
will that names may and 'do , chance.
tvhle the,.principles, as Air. Jeilerson
says, are . the 6ame, bashville
Death of S. C. Burton.
Mr. Burton, well known as the per
severing Prosecutor in the great Mar
tha 'Washington case, died at his resi
dence in this city yesterday morning,
He had been ill for some time, and his
recovery was not expected by his phys
icians or friends. He met his fate
calmly and uncomplainingly. It has
been suspected that Mr. li. was pois
oned by some one of the desperate
ang implicated in the burning ot the
The Herald says:
"Mr. Button has sacrificed himself
in his Herculean efforts to ferret out
iniquity. Even if it cannot be made
to appear that he was poisoned by the
gang of knaves whose tracks he has
so long followed, it is certain that his
exposures, the dangers he has under
gone, and the excitement he has con
sequently endured, have wrecked as
good a constitution as ever man was
blessed with. We believe, however,
(hat he has fallen by the murderer's
band; that in some way he was poison
ed, although Burton's abstemious hab
its ahhost defied all attempts to give
him deadly drinks. While sick in
ftew York, a glass of wine was sent
to him, with the regards of the land
lady, but as Burton never drank wine
or spires, it was untouched, although
no design was suspected. It turned
out that the landlady did not. send it,
and, moreover, upon an analyzalion it
was found to contain poison enough to
kill three men."
Mr, Burton was well known to many
of our citizens, and his death wilt be
deeply lamented. He possessed those
qualities which endeared him to. all
whose, fortune it was to enjoy nis
friendship. He was a true man. But
he has fallen in the meridian ot life,
while treading in the pth oi duty; and
it must be a consolation to his bereav
ed family to know that his death will
be lamented by good men everywhere.
(QS o e m k .A very small boy
iahtinrra very (area cicar. ahd a verv
D , ,. , . .
old centlemar, watching the igniting
ptocesspver his spectacles.
I'reopcious youm, Slave a weed,
Astonished old gent. A whatf
Fast youth. A weed, a thegar.ycu
know. ' ' .
Indignant old man, NO! I pever
smoke. " - ' 1
Younf America. Well, mv advtth
ilh (pull) that you never (puff) learn.
Ii ith an expenthive habit, and it ma
keth (puff, puff) a per lie thlave o a
feller. .. ' .
NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 17.
In the Supreme Court, this moraing, a
decision was pronounced in ie casaoi
Mr, Gines,. rateisiug the decision of
the District Court, and decreeing that
Daniel Clark's will of 1813 be oroteste.l
and Mrs. Gaiaes out ia possession of
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12.—P.M.
Seiate. - Aft. Cdss moral to proceed
to the election of Stauding Commit
Committee on Foreign 'Halations
Messrs Mason, Slidell, Douglas, CUton,
iveuer ana tun.
Committee on FinanceMessrs. Hun
ter. Toucey, Tearce, Stuart, Broidbead
and Crittenden. -
On Commerce Messrs, Hamlin, Dod
ge, Stuart. Sewird Clay and Benjamin,
Oa Manufacture Messrs, Wright'
Allen, Harlan, Wilson and Trumbull.
On Agriculture iVsr. Allan, Una
ter, Thomson and Slidell.
On Public Lands Messrs.' Stuart,
Johnson. Foots, Clayton, Pugh and
On Private Land Claims Messrs.Ben-
jamin.Biggs, Thomson, Ky, Foster and
On Indian Affairs Meiars. Sabasti
an, Rusk, Toombs, Brown, Raid and
Ou Claims Messrs. Broad head, Fus
sendeu.Geyer.Iterson.Yulee and Wade.
On Revolutionary Claims Messrs,
Evans, Keid, Hale , Foster and Durhee.
On Judiciary Messrs, Butler, Toucy,
Bayard, Geyar, Toombs and Fugh-
On f ostoflices and Post Roads Mes
srs, Rusk, Callamore, Adams, Uamlin,
Jones, of Iowa, and Yules.
On Roads and Canals Messrs, Sli
dell, Bell, of New Hampshire, Biggs,
Durltee, Jones, of Tennessee, and
On Pensions Messrs,Jones, of lows,
Clay, Thomson, of New Jersey, Seward
District of Columbia Messrs, Brown,
Allen, Mason, Pratt and Reid.
Ou Patents Messrs, Jones, Evans,
Stewart.Brown, Thompson, of Ky., aqd
Oa Retrenchment Messts, Adams,
Fitzpatrick, Fish, Biggs aud Critta
den. Oa Territories Messrs, Douglas,
Jones, of Iowa, Collamer, Bell, Sebas
'.1au, and Biggs..
Ou Contingent Expeoiss Messrs,
Evans. Wright and Foota.
Ou Public Buildings Messrs, Bay
ard, James, Hunter, Thompson, of Mew
Hampshire, Pratt aud Hall.
On Engrossed i Bills Messrs, Fits
patrick, Collameraml Wade.
On Library Messrs, Pearce, Cass and
Oa Enrolled Bills Messes, Jones of
Iowa and Suraaer.
The first named gentlemen on each
committee were elected Chairmen.
The Senate then adjourned.
House. The voting for Speaker was
Forty-sixth ballot Ba nks,lOO;Rich
srihon. 71; Fuller) 33; scattering 11
Forty-seventh ballot Banks, Rich
ardson and Fuller, same as before; Let
ter, 3; Underwood, Harison, Zollicoffer,
Lake, Peck, Humphrey Marshall and
Williams. 1 each,
Forty-eighth ballot Banks, 105;
Richardson, 74; Fuller, 32; Leifer, 2;
Orr,2; Pennington, Underwood, Hart
son, Zollicoffur, Lake Allen, Humph
rey Marshall and Williams one each.
Forty. nlnthbal!ot Banks.105; Rich
ardson, 65; Fuller; 33; Leiter, 2 Zolico
(Ter. Penningiion, Underwood, Harrison,
Lake, Millson, Williams, Orr and Hum
phrey Marshall one each,
Fifitieth ballot Richardsn,75;Banks,
105; Fuller, 33; Leiter, 2; scattering, 9;
l'3; rotes necessary to a choice.
On motion of Mr. Sage the House ad
journed Ayes Hi; nays not counted.
During the protraclod atrugfle in the
House for Speaker.not the least sign of
ill temper has been manifested; oa the
contrary, great good humor has charac
terized the proceedings.
Confoietctii are being held to night
among tha various divisions of the
members, but it is impossible to antici
pate the events of to-morrow Some
dispairjof effecting an organization
Richardson s friends aro resolved to
stand by him, nor is it probable that by
dropping him they could concentrate a
larger vote on any'o'.her Democrat.
It is understood that Mr. Tborington
will, to-morrow, again offer his resolu
tion providing, for au election by a plu
rality ote, but it Is uo; probable that
it will be adopted
Wabbikqtos, Dec. '3 P.M.
Senate. Jones, of Iowa, submitted a
resolution authorizing certain commit
tees to employ clerks.
Adam movad an amendment, that no
person shall be appointed who holds
office under tha federal goverment; ibis
was rejected, and the original ado pted.
The Senate then adjourned.
House. The voting for Speaker was
Fifty-first ballot Banks, 105; Rich
ardson,75; Fuller. 33; Leiter, 3; scat
The roll was then called.
Mr. McMullen I give notice that
within the next three daya wa shall
elect a Speaker. I will submit a pro
position by way of compromise.
Mr, Giddings, (loudly.) What is the
Mr. Florence You can't compromise
Much coufusion ensued,
Mr. Giddings Tell what it Is.
Mr. Houston, (from the opposite
side of the ball. It U that you come
orer to uy.aod very fair proposition it
is. Laughter. -
Mr. Giddings. Mka it now.
Mr. Houston If all of you promise
to come over to us I'll make it now.
Cries of 'You ta't coma that game!'
No doubt you'll agree!'
. Tha House resumed balloting.
' Jifty-Mcooi !l!,ir:?,fk, :w'
Richardson, 75, Fuller, 3J, scattering.
Fifty thlri ballot Banks, 1 03; Fnt-
r, oj; rjicaarason. 70; scattering 10,
Fifly.fourtii ballot B.aks, , 103:
chardsoa. 73: Fuller. 35: scattartaa v.
Fifty-fifth ballot Banks. 103 Rich
ardson, 72; FolIer,23;scaterln;. 7,
. The whole uumber of rotes polled
was 233; necessary to a choice, 113.
There being rjo choice the House id
Tbe Speakership is tie cl croan ar
pic tonight. It seems the fixed deter-
nation of tba friends of Banki anJ
ichardson to adhere to thair
re candidates; this bin the caae,tb
porters oi r alter now hjl J tha balance
power. Should the threa J'..iiinna
main firm, a plan is talked of to end
a contest br nottioninz tha oriuclDal
officers among tutu. '
Washuotos Dec. If P. ii.
Fifty-eighth ballot Richardson, 74;
links, 108; Futler.lt; scattering. 4.
Fifty-ninth ballot Banks 103; Bi.
rdsoa, 73. fuller, H; scaturiug, 5.
aubm, oeing no choice, Mr. A. S.
arshaM moved that when tha hauia
ujourned, it be to Moaday. While
the roll was bat nil l-alUll l.nll.man
now and then, instead of voting yea
nd nar. responded TUnLa an t Pi-,h,l.
sou, for tbe moment believing they were
wuug .ur peats t. inis misapprehen
sion occasioned repeated outbreaks of
laughter and cries.'that shows in death
stick to y our candidal my bsys.ha! hsl
ha!' Mt. Marshall's motion wat lost
Ayes 38. uaysj 185.-
bUtn aanks. 105; Fuller. 39; scatter,
ng 5 the whole number of rotes cast
ivas 220 neccessary to choice.113.
Mr- Elheridse. balia rinir that nnth.
ing could be accomplished by rotiug,
mored to adjourn,
Mr, Cumbach announced that there
would be ameeting of anti-Nebraska and
Adminiitratiou members to. night.
uatis to order, and much confusioa.
The House then adjourned.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12.—P.M. A Girl Acquitted for Murdering
A verdict has just been rendered ia
tbe Court t Memphis which will be
viewed as right by some and wrong by
others, accordine to the ureconceivad
opinion, they are imbued with and tea
latitude in which they dwell. Several
months ago a traeedr a wild aud fear
ful scene occurred in Memphis Mary
Moriart. aa Irish eervant girt attacked
with a dagger and slew en the soot John
Sheenam her seducer, Sheenam had in
siduously and basely insinuated himself
into the confidence of his victim, de
stroyed her riitue and blasted ber hopes
under promise of marriage, and then bru-.
tally forsake ber. She sought 'him anl
reminded him of his solera promise; eh
besouebt bim br every consideration
of honor to himself and justice to her.
to repair the great wrong done her aa
far as lay in hie power by making her
his wife, as he had promised. Tbe se
ducer scornfully rejected the moDoaal
and added insult to injury by taunting"
her with ber shame. Sue could not en
dure this. She went home, armed herself
with a dagger, sought her destroyer
"gam, sheathed the glittering weapon
iu his bosom, and then drawing it forth
reeking with retributon. bradishtd It
aloft in fierce exultation over tha bloody
deed. he made no concealment of tha
est, did not seek to palliate it by tba
least denial of deadly intent, but just-
insd it on the ground of the terrible
provocation that incited her to tha
deed on the ground that tba slain
man had Injured her far more by des
troying her virtue than she had him br
destroying his life. The jury took tha
same view of the casn, and, without
consulting more than five minutes, ran.
dered a verdict of "Not Guilty."
BaEADSTurrs. Speaking of the ora.
railing high prices of breadstuff's and
tha Immense supplies for exportation
which thecountryia cspable of afford
ing, the Buffalo Courier remarks:
"There is hardly any limit to our sur
plus of wheat and corn, and if tha de
mand abroad should carry (00,000,000
bushels, which is almost four times aa
much as ve hare ever exnorted in one
year, there would still be an abundant
supply for home consumption. -Strange
as it mar seem, that with a large surolua
on hand, fully equal to supply the da
mand lrum,atroad, prices should rule so
high; it is, nevertheless, ia obedteac
to a law ut trad, which makSS aT'sul
den imDulsa nu.h tha market raluea be
yond a due limit, as veil aa to another
law oi traaa wnicn makesa derangement
in the ordinary channels of supply pro
duce, for a time, all the consequeucei
of an actual scarcity."
Embrto Preacher. A few Sundays
since, as a collection was being mad'
in one of the rhurcbea for the benefit
of the heathen, a little urchin dropped
a bill into tbe plate, with tha remark
There goes a V to help tbe heathen.
This remark of course attracted the
attention of a deacon near him, who,
picking up the bill, discorerd it to ba
counterfeit, and asked "Why my aon
dido t you know that this bill is worth
lecs-Sbst it is conterfeii?"
"Of course I did, "replied tha urchTr?
but darn it the heathm won't know
it . unless jou're fool enough to tell
The explanation was considered sat
ETThe editor of the Buffalo Re
publican, went to walk with a fashion
ably dressed lady the q the day, and
could not get within lour feet of her
person on account ol the circurai'quii4
aboutnesi ot her extensive hoopery,
, ID"A full purse PCY y)k
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