V(tr.pril''.)riir.,J '; .."rotrit kb ixact jbiticb.to ah, mew, r wbutetem btatb o, rsksoisioir, rixiieot joh rouTtoAiJ1.xkMaa. j.evwo. ' :.- 1 I .' ' I JRMSina'an'N';
McArllitir,' Vinton Co., 0.; - JLiirsday, Jan. 3, i8;js&;Q3,v
I J 1.1 11 1
; 4 ;
D f S S 0 LVTl 6'iV,
HTMIE exj-faitiieiship hen-lofbre' existing
X "etiveeiiilie UtMcribrK, (unlet the firm
of 0VS fc J3ufkirk,.ts this dny ..dissolved
by mutual louteut. , F, . pukes having sold
hi entire interrst to Meters. (Jeorge6c C'Ls.
II. Def in, kit claims will be settlert.indilefts
owl let if 0 by JJuskirkA Deisi Out successor).
. , A Y. BUSKlRK,f
A. w. iubire, .gto. OA via., ciui. h. oayib.
' IllSKIRK il DAVIS,
(Surresor of (lakes &. Burkirk.)
f r. HOLESALE . . GUOCEUS
' j AND . , .. J.'. '-
L f ! -PRODUC' -1 rf 1 1 M.-
lwkn;e lilerk; Frfht-Strrft."
'i r. ' tQRTSMOUTr, 0.
J.mury 19, lSSr-lf.' . "" 3 ' ?
stabr' a, . ECN
8RHEB I CO FUSION IH BR 111 ASTS
.. Tith BaU of Wftin Frocnet ,'
IBAT TOBACCO FLOUR, PEOVISIONS, fco. .
' Nog. 65&b7S. CHARLES STREtT. '
Setwern Hratt nd Cmden streets. -"-iieur the
Tub ceo Inspection Wsrclionwis,
itifa tdvyiictt mnJe on ctmignmntt,
1. B. i "4 hnve mrtllr removed to our
neWiriMtensive Wrehnttse9r upt n South
Cbirlei Street, wlieje vt have tlie advantage
I i Rait Psiiad tnuk o our own, (connecting
our House with the B. & 0. Kvilway.) and
are thin enabled to receive all our consign
merits, when tent in car load, free of Dray
im. We have also, evey lacilitv for the. re
ceipt and ale of -Tohaceo; Flour, Provisions,
,uul WesUrn Pioduce. cenerally. ir , ,.
Wt send a correct statement of the Markets
monthly, to our friends, or oft ner if desired
Jut 1U&4 lyr. ; : : r . i
,,T HMOLf SALt ABD EtTAIt l.tiLI.H IS ' '
ItMCOBS, G OCERIES,
HARD WARE, (i IE EXS WA K E,
: BATS, lAtS. ions, Jlll)tS,I'EI)lllTE, .
At., Ar Ac ,
Main Street. Mc Arthur, Ohio.
. t. TBACY.
Y. I. OAKtH
C. p. TpACY & CO., -
, Manufacturers, and Wholesale t
) (. I sBibia-iit 1 . " i . i
nOOTSr lOES, JITS,
If AT r R A N Dl "FINDINGS,
lot door lieiow'P'Kinii'fj & foV CAiik,
lrout Street, POHTISMOVTU, O.
April a?,- lSaft.-ly. '
.. . . 'I,m niters of. and Deulfrsin,
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY
fiIGXOFTIIE ;FnOM ST.
"WE will dnplirste bills with any regular
Jobbing House in the WeM. Cour.try mer
ahants, fnrnnre proprietors, railmad contract
tors, and others, wilisubseive ihuir interests by
giving uaa call. "
Mav 19. 84. It.
Wilson, (hilds tt Co.,
f, tfiiecMsers fo llvrnjiton 'll'Jmii Co.
Wliolesnle Dealers in"'
FoKEf GN 6l DCfV.E6TIC DRY-GOODS
' ' ' : Xo. ii Weed Jt'lf! HiikI Nrrtli,
' ; . PITTSBURG. P,
A "RH now orenins a very K mp!ele assort
nipiit of Drv Goods, and ty the first
EeotemLer will bo able to exhibit a very at
tractive stock. They resp.M tfully icujtq, an
eerly call from all enned iu the trade.
; Aug. 23.'65 3mo.. " " " , "'"
' UvjlVJOJI:Hj)N,; u
(successor TO JCKE1 II JOhtS,)
I . SEALER IM ',
Ktdital, Tlirolof ir1, Blank nm! 3ii?fi Ma
: bioui Ivoki.Wlunrry tnd Wall Pop r, ?
.... pa'ibt stttct, "'vii
. ' 'cUILLlCOtllE, OHIO.
.roOB' received from (lift Eastf tmMjr
ket at tneir earliest-publication, or ordered
when desired.". . ' ' '
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO. . .
fTHHE subscriber having leased the above
JL House, (formerly the United States Ko
Wl7) and having made a complete renovation
nbre-furn::hed the bouse with new Ftirnituie
(hrouuhout, resrectiyelT invites the trsveling
aublic .10 give him ajrall. . . ' . .W
: !H A B LE . ,::',
"TTUl ai way cousin' the teEt that;hc. market
ffords. and no means will beparedto make
all I comtur.able, JO.UN R0W..;
Oct nth. Ies4 . ' '
I III HUI-lslUUl )
(Successor to fcrmtn ana iioimes.; h
, MANCFACTUBliiS OF '..T. '
r , :Ttu. Slittt Iron, and fepper Wnrrs,,, v ,
t ! AM!0 CIA LEX, VHOLRSALB a RfcTAlt,
.Tifiores, GraUt. k Hollow Ware,
1 . .. fx .Iff.
dortsmi in. un U. .';''.
LEWtscT DA M AR IN.
rn.it i rt a II I
tnAdi nil uMvmniiv , uu
ijfB DBA LBER-IS'PRPp H.C..E.
0,,u . Uo. 59, Frost Stbeet,: v
yanuartgQ. ISM.rr. -ly V ,
BO. Bv FHCBMIX, T. M. BABCOCK, JNO. BAB COCK.
R AB C D C K &
HiSIBM f ID
Til E ilMRTULR; D M.0CRAT.
y.- v KDITKD A9D FDBUSHRD IT , . i
EDWAUD A. UliATTON.
cOfJict one door tail oj the Covrt
' l ' ;"' Hoy st. ;
iTERrV.b CF llUCfiiPTICNi ' '
, 1,00 per year, and if nut puwd withiu Ihi
ycur, ,uu via ue cnur&ta.
7 jf,"m Toiibt bcf filrfclljl complied
vith. und no purxr vill be ducauiinued until
till arrtBTagti arf paid, unfaf at. tlx opium
( 'TLRYiS CF ALVth 1 ItlrVG.
tCr Out nQWu.tkir Itt lint r tut first
thru iumrtioHf" .$! 00
EticK 'additional nrioic
,'( Crc 9nt year,' t 43,00.
Aituerui. ataucitonviii tttmuat lover'
oil Advertizing by Ik year.
All mivrrHbtnunlit cnyubufn advance or
an, dttnuvd "' ., . -k ' 'j r ,
' ;' r ' JOB WORK. . , ',
r we, aiq lueiaieu , to. execuie.' npon.-tne
shortest not iteiu ll:e neatest manner aud on
the cheaiest tenim, all kinds of 1'luin und
Fancy. JOll IIUMG, such aa
llandbilla, "'Blank, Briefa.
Card, ' fTkketa, ' Prngramma,
Circitlura, PonUra, Chicks,
Bill Heads, . Lubels, . lhrbt Bills,
qc, Jev rfc.
CTT We Respectfully solicit tlx printlna
patronage of our Democratic friends, and all
others if quiring work, in Vinton county.
Aut for lh airJrthar l)e mofrnt."-
Ta folidwlnf OtntUmcn will Btor and Rtotlpl
lor oD.criy lion, ana AaTariit.meDii, lor uua tu-
pr, in vinion uounij. unio.
J mo. Clark, Sr.,
J. Bloer, :
1 Ml. rieasint.
; EASINESS DIRECTORY
FOR VIMUiN COUM, OHIO
h. t'. hbV IT t, Judge ol Probata Court
W.L. EDMISTONJJlerk Cum. Pleas Court
E. A. BRAXTON Prosecuting Attorney
Wm, T1SUE, Sheuff.
JOSEPH MAGEE, Auditor.
II. PAYNE, Treasurer.
JAMKS M ALONE, Ratorder.
NELSON RICHMOND,. Surveyor.
(Vacaut.) Coroner'. ,
' County Commissioners,
C. P. GRAY, J-. KINNEY, &JNO.SW AIM,
'. School Examiners,
0. T. GUNNING, G. W. SHOCKEY and
K. A. BRATTON.'
lKUiN FUKiN CLs,
Witl . their , Post ; Office Adresses.
CiciTTaii IfcaaiAcii. Vesifall, Stew
art ij Co. ManuUbtuters of the best
quality of Pig Iron, llsmden, Reeds
Mill p.o. : '
Eaolk Fubrace, btanley, Beutley &
Co." Manulacturera of the bed quality
of Plg-Iron. Egle P'-tt Office.' ;'-J
Vim on nun ace, Means, Clara c Vv
Manufacturers of best quality ol Fig
Iron, Vinton Funnce Post Ofhce
11 AaiiM Fubhacs, fcrazee, Tarr 6t Co.
Reed's Mill Post Office
Bio Sand Furnace, iiartlett, Dana if
Co., Manufacturers of the best quality
ol Pig Iron. Post O'flice at Athens, O.
MtHCHANTa OF YlNTON, WHO ARE
Deiloti In Iitr Uooda Uardwata, (Jnemim, Booti,
Shot!, QrotaiKi, aio.
McAkthur. John B. Hank, J. K. 0- 1)
W ill, Tomlinsou & Co., Owen Dond, E. A
Biatton.J.ctE.'DwI.bhttike & Reynolds.
Haudkn, l!eui. Dill, D. D. T. Hani, 11. B.
Moore, J. 0. W. Ji.. VV ilUoii, Win. C.
ii.kesvilie.-S. S. Murry, John Gillen.
C'.imi & tjardnei, Fel;on & Lasiley, James
Bleakely, Carr & Strong. ,
Ai.i.mRviLLK. Peter Miller, Marcus Mil
ler, Joseph Wilcox, '- '. ' ;
Mt. Pi.EAhAjiT. riiilUp Sain.
Pkavisvillk. Swepsiou ct Sweiston,
AiKw'b iNill, J. Bluer. v- ""
.Bu:kii!hmb's Mii.t. William Tistte. .
, McAkihcr. E. P. Bothwell.
IIaiiiien. Davis 5c Collins. .. .
Wilkiuvillf.. Cline fit Gardner.
JJOOT AND SiiOE STORES..
McAkTiI tr.-J.G. Swetland. B. C. Cogswe
MAIN ST., McAUTUUR, UHW,
' CLOTHS, CASSIMERES,
'' AT TUB LOWEST CASH PRICES.
" Not. 15, 1655. : tyi'.' ; ' ' ,-'-' -'m
E.F. BINGHAM- !
Ano rnoy al Law,;
a.;.. J; McABTHUK. OHIO,. !
wnr nriicticein'Vifttoii and adjoining coun-
fiM.: Office three doors . West oi the Pct
M1LT0SX L. CLARK. ' JOHN P, FLIX.I
'Attorneys, at Law.
!MoABl HUE, OHIO. lt . ;
Will practice; tn partnership in Vinton Coun
tyi . Ofllce. tourdoors east of . Sisson. cHul
bert'a Hotel. ? V
: 1 i
Mtorncy at Law,
h i i. v-Mt AUTHOR, OHIO."-v- V
Wr ILL practice in. ViA ton Bnd adjoining
ctiunties.' i Oflice, one door eaaiof iue
1 ,R ,WH TTFMUHh
I . .M)f
r-r ic nw an acrarLSnent 01 vvail. MlJti
jl in wi . -j-,;r-T, ri-
rl : Ttnrders: Window Cuitaina, and ire
Screens, thar can hdW Je wrpasaed in the
TO THE PATRONS OF
The M'Arthur Democrat.
FOR THE YEAR 1856.
VTtlceme tht A'na liar! all hail
With joy,, the proirecta ef futurity;
Wa gladly welcome thee. May peat
prevail ' ' Iritv
W nhin our borders, whiU alt a set j
Without, them! May no U assail
Or storm our casiie; but may : ibit
purity, . i - -
And love and Joy throughout' abound,
Which kills adversity aud lets sue-
AacieT yei la gnus ill gone! '
iiis noary ioexs, winteutd with msnv
a filter night;
Ilia fasUdecayiog frame, (aud now each
bone c . , . ,..'...
And sinew ahowa itself outright,) '
As though infirmities were coming on
Apsce, to speed hiin to the land of
spirits bright, .
Or down below. His doom no
toogue can tell,
Perchance, ere long,
we all will know
it tsry well.
But then we do not mean to censure;
'Tie certaia thai he had his imperfec
tions, But who is he that has them not t ' I'll
insure - ' t '
'lis neither you nor I, fcr all must
Sometime. And who ran thua eudurc
Thoie bitter darta that etruog temp
Not me, I'm confident; I think tbere'a
The Bible says, "There's nono that's
perfect, uo not vine,"
And then. it'a. wrong to caasurs when
I hate backbiting as all should to
Especially by one that's bean tJ prune
To err; and vthea I bear it SMd c(
Time, 1 feel done
They too, are aiuning; and when, they're
With earth, must pass with Time the
tame ordeal, senses,
Then let no words of censure uumb our
'Tis quite enough ire watch our own
Let no harsh feelings mat our peace;
Let no wrong motives slain our aoul;
Let not such pleasures as are cone cease
"While jendleis ages shnll onward
roll." , .
Let us those fettered hands release;
Jrt.H Ja all th atspa to-.vaid that
WhUh caa ba taken with consistence,
Still bearing this In mind, to face re-
'Tis not of us to pass sentence of.'
Censure, or praise; all that's of us is,
To cull from past events a set of
Rules for our present action; snd
Our mishap often in sin to think of
Something our minds crave, which
corrupt is; viper,
'Tis our duty to shun it aa we would a
Til wisdom and experience makes us
'Tis useless to dictate to the past,
As 'tis to preach unto the dead :
They've gone! all gui.e' Uieye scii
. the last IfM,
Of eerthj their pleasure here lute
As does Time; aud though his pci is
fast, ' tread,
His steps are firm, and steady is his
Onward his journey regardless ege cr
sex.' chei k.
And yet his march no human cspiice
But, ss the preacher says, "To those
that's living ". time
We'kddress ourselves. So 'tis with
In tones of thunder addressed to our
' misgiving such crime
. In othtr days; snd says there's no
On record, aa that of procrastinating '
' Our return from folly, while there yet
is time. .
Oh! man, why not return? there's nought
Save in the ranks of Old Democracy!
See the 'Old Wethorse;' there he stands,
the same be always was end eer
One foot upon the sea, snd one on land,
A messenger of Peace.'wsiting to see
Our country burst those iron bands
' Of slavery, "and swear she shall ba
' free,1' . : -
Oh! glorious cause, ride on triumphantly,
Let every, soul be wrapt in due solemnity
No stain upon his chancter -Pure
as virginity has made him :
Etery ingredient that chastity prefers',
'Are all mere, 'and nothing to dim
Their lustre, save that foul alanderr.
Every now and then putfurth by him
Who doubtless calls himself , Pro lessor,
But never roiud Judgment nill 'show
, who's the agrcssor, ; i
'Tie true that some who seek for office
Object to him, but that's expected:
'Tis only evidence of Truth and Justice,
, .To see, them fesr they'll be detecied,
Tie "those whose toes are tramped.
; .. Prejudice . ,-.,. objected
Must needs object, or else she II be
To. tl think it is a doctrine uucontro
, , verted, -, ; ... ,
"Toe wounded bird is all lhateter Cut-
lis humatf natute when insane, ,
I- - To show ibe i'hydrophobia. -
Often in' cBaraoters too pfaia :i - .
'For their o wn goo."I vl lit lay
'I'-' r j i . " ,v . .... U
That aUare craxy who refrain y.k j.
Fiom Uvipg and, ec,tngjii thpt ,way",
Wercall Pemocracy, pi analysing, ,
II it the. principle of aijualixiDjj
rpean they'ie blind, at least so far
Ai tbit,own interest's concerned;:
Aud I fesr too many are afraid of war,
Tisee the welfare of the gowernid;
'Tia line there aie too many who bar
1 heir own souls, and have thus spumed
Tim most, Divine commauds pf Heaven,
Merel; to, nin themsslvea an earthly
We go upon the principle, "that 'truth
t mighty' 1 hopes assa'l;
' Thsugh some hardy men our eaithly
Though our Imagination's lomethnes
flightyi 1 ' 1 " prevail,"
By t'ae command of God, "Troth must
Though we aaust boob resign to dull mor
f tality, so frail;
Tbis feeb bark with Nature's claim
We look, we trut,"we prayFutoritT
Will give us pledge' for our 'own best
:'.X,ecuri,,t' ' ' ' '' ' '"
Nothing nis'hsppe'hed on ' oar peaceful
.. : shores', : i .' ' ,
Within the Year that ia fouver gone;
Nothing v hich tnskes us glad It's o'st.
Or that with dread wegaxa upon:
All! all Is peace, abundant is oar atore
Of ererythiog; and theie's uo eomper
iion, 1 1 ion,
To t'je blessings poored upon oar Afa
While ell without is wnaad blood sod
To whom is honor duethe Devill ,
Then give It hi u; but if Denocrscy,
W bynoihiraT it Is acceptable . .
To S)in. ss well si to the ariettcrscy;
He has the nine rough, boisterous road
to tieval, aecreeyi
Though uot so ruuch of bribery and
Then Uy xside your prejudice and come,
Yv lihiu bis raaks, you II be at borne.
Miny the eeenes for which the old year
Must give account; the strife with
Ia trul.- torri'-!c; b.-t no round for fear
Can jiove Anerics, or rii bar of her
Station, . . fear,
And no harsh grating souul offends ou?
W hue of such trouble ther is no in
. dication . - . always have;
TtuJ we have acctdejts, ss wa shall
But Dtr.ocratic f7urtrnini is where
the Doner's stsd.
"Oive the Vil his due" of course I
Th "Priuter's DeYil," but no odds
He needs it, as may well be seen
By looking; and as we ell should know
Democracy ia creditor; this be our theme,
His name with pralee you should en
dow ; shore,
Loud let the vtlUn ring from shore to
Democracy! Democracy! for evermore,
Sevastopol is taken! Hurrah! anl '
Let your about arise, thst such a scene
Of earnagwnd r? b!oed Is o'er. Stand
To your principles, Americans; stream
Out your hsart's blood for tour land;
Reserve the Unioa to the laat extreme;
Let not the iuvading foe surround thy
Destroy thy property, blow out Life's
But then, Americans, be esreful.
You hsve e foe within more awful
Than Death. He looks, and is less mer
Then Belzebub; his march unlawful
And rapid, though aomewhat wonderful,
Must atop soon, as such careers sre
sorrowful strike deep
Alike to all concerned. These foes
I'lieir arrows, w hich send their victims
to eternal sleep.
We are in peace with all mankind;
'Our flag cr.n enter every harbor,
While iu the sciences we're not behind,
And arts we cultivate with increasing
To our own iuterest we are not blind,
But only bliudable; and let our souls
' abhor "" fries,
The idea of 'sitting up our Nation's glo-
Merely because some tell such pleasing
There is a set of men, they say their
nairea s ,.. ; who
Republicans, alias Knovr-Nothings,
Prowl over the countr) with their Raines
At midnight, seeking what foul work
they can do hill of fame,
For Dnnocracy; striving to gain the
At the expense of friends, invcelf as
well as you; ' slake,
Not onlv is our lives snd oroperly at
But home sud friends, community aud
: State. . .
'Tis such aj these, my friends, that I
Would have you guard against. 1
Better to cleanse our own, before our
neighbor's eye; " , we omit
Better renovate our own abode, lest
The duty for ourselr, and pine away
find die , house (it
.' Unprepared, hot having . made" our
For the abode, of o'u'r successors; may
Heaven erase such thiiigs from memo
Then there's the Abolition Congress,
A disgrace to negroes and much
more to whites; . . , chess,
A set of blacklegs, to gather cash and
Purporting to be legging for Equal
Rights, . " , white less,
Arid while they raise the black, make
' Because they're Irish or Dulch, and
say fight should
For the people'a liberties if black, but
They be white, why then, proscribe
mem, ii mey couiq.
TheVthere'i Ohio, the birth-place of
Keeien ., .;.,..:.; ;. :
The first ol all the Slates save three:
-V .1 Al B . a-. . .
uaceuie vapuoior reedon?, now
- the deo 1 xV fthe kev
Done. ,Ohf Ee, proud embte'm of isnb.
How can yon "make a iacr ifice pf such
I only m
kji tusxon mgiu prowlers, who use
Of Christianitvf is a; foul" garb, ' when
' gome rash, nirieoiii ' act must needs
Hut "Little Vinton" lias stood' Iront
V Uiider; ' .-' ' '
She did lie-j duly, as does a mant -1
Site' dies ' not answer for ' tlifa - awful
blunder; ! - T : '!" :'t' - ' '
She must boast over what lew can t
She knocked their calculations "all to
. t I a ' . . - -.
With all their well-constructed plans.
Oh! Vinton,alway do your duty well-.
Never tear cousequences J; uluritv
will tell, - V- '
Democracy must prosper; but w roust
1 A paper to learn the news and catch
the items, . .
And know the prospects of! the South
em Slaves j , . ... . diadern;
. Who wears trie crowp audi who the
'T, is a very useful thing, a4 any .rate to
.hav.i j'.i : ; "
A paper and children, so ,you . may
read to them;
'Til n doubt a very pleasant thing,'
Upon a cold winter a evening. , ,
Farewell to ,fllty-fivt!' Adieu good
Patrons! : '.
. May Heaven grant the next will be
at happy ' -
As the last has been. 1 Now maids and
Parents and . children, know : ye
cbarilvj -; patlero
Tis one of tht Christian graces a
For all. Now display your generos
' sitf ' .
When it can be dons to easy,, without
'.. barter : ,,. ;
Just put your hand Into your, pocket
and hand me out a Quarter!
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20.
Mr. Brodhead, from the
Committee on Claims, submitted a re
port directing that all private claims
in which adverae reporta were made or
oidered during last session, which we
pending at ita close, aud which claims
are founded upon any law of Congress
or regulation of the Executive Depart
menli, or contracts, express or implied,
with the Government, and which clai
mants choose to prosecute before the
Court of claims, be referred to said
Court- . .
The report, on motion, was adopted.
Ou motion of Mt. Casa, ths protest
of members of the Illinois Legislature
against Mr. Turnbull ' election to. the
senate was reletied to the- "Committee
on the Judiciary.
Mr. Turnbull presented evldanoe
shoving that he ceased to be a Jude
and was succeeded by another two years
before his election to the Senate.
This was referred to the same Com
mittee. House. The balloting for Speaker
Sixty-seventh ballot Eanka 105;
Richsrdson 73; Fuller 34: scattering 10-
Mr. Smith, of Alabama, said the re
sult of tbe vote just auuuuced is a pret
ty fair indicatiou that no result will
be reached to-day, and wishing to pro
mote by degrees the business of the
House, he proposed ihe election of the
two most important committees of tbe
House, viz: Committee of Ways aud
Mears and the Comitlee oc Foreign Aff
airs. He proposed that the Northern
party should, nominate four; members
of each committee, the Administration
pariy'lhree, and the. corporal's guar!
the South, sssisted by members from
the north, two, These committees
should aelect their Chairman by a ma
jonty vote, snd the two chairmen , pre
tide over the ordinary buisuess of . the
House, alternately, un(l a Speaker
elected. He proposed oue hour to be
devoted to the introduction of bills,
be re!e:red to apropriate coinn.it eea,
bd seleuud lieioafter. . The members
could be shown iu by the Chulruian
the Committee on Watt and Means;
then proceed to the election of Clerk,
Pcslinuslers, Sergan-at Anna, Doorkeep
er, and Uot, though not least', Chaplain,
through whose prayers, perhaps, some
oil may be -.brow n upon the trouble wa
ters. This was no time for commotion
and retununoiiou, we waul harmouy
and concession. .
Setcral gentlemen objected to that
plan, the law of 1769 being in the way,
prescribing that $pi)ir anJ CUrk
shall first be elected and members sworn
in by the Speaker before proceeding
ajy other buisuess.
Mr Smith . remarked, that, unless
some such plan was adopted, '.he public
bu siiess ould sutler. .
Mr, Cudwallader ct unselled his Dem-
( cratio friends to adhere to their posi
tion and platform : ..
Mr. McMulliu winud the, Seward
Blnck Republicans that if the Govern
ment ever passed into their "hands,
Missouri Lim be restored and"
Fugitive Slave Law- repealed, the Uuiou
must and will be dissolved, tbe declara
tion if that fanatical, gray headed
Giddin'gs to the contrary notwithstand
ing. : ' .1 i-'cliCU
- Mr. Zoi. i co tier assigned the reasons
why he could not support either Rich
ardson or Banks,- saying that friends
stood on a middle aud national groudd,
which all might occupy -without com
promising their principles." u.;.
Mr. Wtigh'. ut Tennessee, conUuded
tuatj however patriutie the-American
naity hew may be, .they are- fc their
votes making the extension of the- N
luralization Laws paxamouu't ' to ssverj
other consiUertionv ' ,.ici.; j
' Mr: Cox recognized no cat as a mem
ber of the' American rsrty! whodicl
stand upon.tbe tWelUh'.Setbrid 'of
Phillilelbaia' : flatforM 3 H SaIA
Spirakf r emtU ba elected lmediately(
th J)eipocrts would cgma overtf ;lii
siWe. bu h AmericaifV titter no ri'''
to carry over all tljeir fcrse to RururT-
'"ti. ' . i
. The House then aJjouraea,! ,. .trj
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21.
IIoi'ss. A reso!uti,orj' was"pasp4l
today not io adjourn tin it a SpeaVcr
was elected Balloted and fooled awy
time untill 4 o'clook, then get out of
,t.:. ...ni.: ' .i... tT ' - . '.
una icsuiuiiuu, nm nouse agreed ti
isivd a h-'-csj. ... i. ,
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21. Banks to be Speaker yet.
: Gb.it, of the Plain Z)oer, has j ut
returned tronl Washington, and in ' (ill
paper, s)s: ''"' ' N:-' 3
"From allwe saw and hearJ. we fare
satiaSeJ that Bauks will diltr trffwlv :
ea uniier me plurality ule; sod tke
consequence will be that Know Kuth.
ingism in the Nerth will succumbM
Republicanism in the North, and Know
Noth-t'ngism in the South wili'uierga it
self into the opposing stniiment of the
South, and that at the coming President
lial election we shall have but two pi-'
ties in the deld the Republican a.it
Democratic; the former sectional,
titter national. To this complexion bn
we come at last; the t eiy state of things
feared and foretold by Washing!. u
himself, anl which he warns uj agniust
in his farewell address. 4
The issue is, in fact made up, snd it
instters but little io such a conteat ttM
the opposition candidate for the Presi
dency may be, because the country wil1.
be found all one way on such a queslio t.
The psrty of Uuiou and the Conetitns
tiou is. the paity of triumph. Enoa
there may be ia the laws and adminU-,
tratiou of the government, but the cut
rection Is not in their destruction.
The Texas Senators.
The Legislature of Teias, on the 25 h
ultadopted the following tesolutiou by
a vote of yeas 73' nays 3: . ." 1 '
"Bt it rssohtd by the Ltgialatnre f
tht Statt of Texas, That the Legislature
approvee the coune ofThomss J. Ruslf
in voting for the Kansas-Nebraska act,
and disapproves the course of Sam Hou
ton In voting against it." ' . . '
Since Gen. Houston voted against lU
Ksusas-Nebraska bill, and Joined the
Know Nothings his hold upon the pii,i.
ular heart of Texas, once strong, In'
been loosened, and, as is shown by.iVi
foregoing vole, he is now poliiiw
lit OKI tlEB Kiss. A very sin'L'r
occurrence has happened, and rdcas;"ii-
ea mucn tain in an adjacent coun ;.
Some days since, a preacher, and a muV .
excellent man became much cniucrn
on account of the spiritual coudiiio;! if
one of his female flock, a very exrmf
ry lady, aud hugged her so zealctly
that he brokt her ribi.Hf judi i'ii
treatment she was set all right. Lt' .
when the husband returned Iiouh. hit
found the reverend gentleman had eg: In
been there, and again broke his w ile's
ribsl We are assmed these t'lini l.m
actually ocurred, strange as th' niy
seem, and the parties sre of the hi :! -it
respectability! Buirdslcieit. (A'v )
serfs. ' ' ''"' ? ".
The Supieme Court Indiant !
just been passing upon the con -t r i
lionality "of the liquor law of l iu
Stafe, Two judges thiuk it all t'ii ,
oi e thinks a part of it unconstiiin i
al, and one thinks it all light. Ti
majority thus agreeing that the m vi
tiacttiring, search, seizure, con!!'.-.
. a I ' '
lion and agency clauses, are tnji i.
siitution.il. We take it that tliero '
not much -vitality to what is le.'l of
Ne- Counterfeit. There is s nv
counterfeit, which is well don mi I
likely to deceive . It is a teabollsr hill
on the Farmer?' Bank of Virginia. pava-
Die at Blacksburg; vignette, two fem.
les in a situine posture, the one o t!i
light holding a lake in her left h.nf.
the other one has a sheaf of grain np.ii,
her lap and sickle . hanging upon br
left arm; steamboat, railroad cars, fc:,
in'the distance. The names of the P.
sidaut and cashier are ai)grvd, -:
At the Tub.
You need not blush, dear nuJm.
if we have caught you in the su..
It gives us more pleasure to see mi
wring dirt out of a pianofore, than t
hear her ring music out of a p'vtt.
forte or melodeon. We have ktio-.-1
ladies as they call themselves to Ik'
l.i a, terrible state of uelmg when
Aranger called and they were not d 'v
srd up "to the teeth" tct 'receiVe Ii --i . '
1 hey worilj turn red oc pale, and I e
at ilie'r wit's ei ds to kt o what io .! ;
and sometimes we will tell the ii tit
sometimes they have been wick-i I
enougli to send word that they wit j
not in. i - . '.- ,
We mast speak ariinst liich 1 rIA'.
and that wrung tilling wh-'cfi 'promts,
i nnrtrf ti' rtnton lit nira ah! amaKa. .
juutig n tuivu aw itc vui 4UC lUJrl
ion that they never wdslij oi- mend t'.m
holis in H e heels of their Blockings
No. a fig would we'Siveforjru -lrg .
What are the good for ' "but j'6' kevtfi i
a glass case fcnd look'-'Wl-V T1h it,i
who 'chi 0 es '. sut h : for-k ! erttvpai i n
will rue the1 day1' of nis;;;cl oie ;'; tt:d
repent in dust and asliesl ' Surely thlte
are- hindrjit,ees e.i66gh td useful labor
without being.-ishamed of it tjr re
tending to t.
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