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Mondtiy Evening, Spt. SO, IBM
rv, m, ti,;. !.. ; n f
" jt .. . ..tuent languid, the
those appointed by tho Locofoco Central
Committee, to stump tho State. The Re
fubllcan.Mn Kenton, snys that, in his spcrrh !
..... ..... ... . I
at that place, 'he took psrtieukr painsto'"V camcu "ul cmni.-y. rrai.K;in
at.tr that Gen Sett wai nJ a '.ta.inan i ' 'T" U n'lni,,ut''1 as r..prMcnt..tive
atate mat Uen. aoJll was noT a Matosinan .,. ,.i.. r .... i .. . .....i.:.
... ... .... .. . x ,
and that his military -achiewments reflected
neither creJit upon the man nor upon the
country." The Republican ia of the cpinioir-
r
that it does not take a vru great man to
fill
. the office of Lieut. Governor.
This campaign proves conclusively one
tiling. It takes small niiuds to criticise
great achievement, or rather they have a
strong desire to pull great men down to their
own level. While Cnxs, Butler and others
of tho present day, and Adams, Madison and
ethers of another day, could see in General
Scott's career tho evidences of greatnpss
and patriotism, such Demagogues us Hous
ton, Douglas, Old.'i, Medill and Woods are of
' the opinion that' Madison, ('ass and others
arc not calculated to judge of a man's qual
ities as a Statesman or his abilities as a
General. We only hope that Mcdill will
make that speech here before tho ctimpuign is
. over. As our amiable neighbor of the Eagle
vould say, "we. have a rod in pickle for
him" IfGen. Pierce rewards such servic
es as his, he is still les qualified for the post
of President than his Congressional career
ih'iws.
AxoTrtER Gu.i Si'iKr.0. Gen. John Cocke,
of Tennessee, has appeared in a card de
nying that he ever said he would vote for
Pierce. lie had soma objections to Gen.
Scott on account of the slavery is.sno.but
these have been removed. He says tbe let
ter of Lieut. Shields, of that State, which
we published a few weeks since, giving his
reasons why he, a D-.'mocrat, would vote for
Scott, has gone far towards removing the
prejuiliciaT he entertained aguiust Ueu. Scott
personally. Ho knows Lieut. Shields to be
a man of truth, aud what he says of Gen,
Scott in Mcmco may b. implicitly relied up
on. Honest D'emacrat, read that Ji tter mid
then ask youriolf whether you can aid the
tnon w ho ore slandering one ol tha very best
men and purest patriots of tho country.
, Another FiztJr.Wy advertising Mr. OW'eil
of Somerset, tho Iicofocos of this city at
toinptedto gut up another Pierce and King
meeting, on Saturduy lust, but the people
wouldn't come. They have heard so many
blackguards speak of Gen. Scott and sc. lit
tle said in praiso of Pkrco, thnt they hnvu
got tired of the inectings and rcfane to at
tend. Mr. OW'eil did nut come. A warm
hearted Irishman a ked, "why should he!"
"How could an Irishman assist In efforts to
elect Pierce and King!"
Newton Schlcich spoke. He said hu was
not crazy, and for about three minutes and u
half put his audience, in mind of tho song of
the manioc. He tried to tell his audienco
that the tanner's sign of the calf's tail wns
no evidence of a calf on tho otlior side oflde
auger hole, but only succeeded in sliowiug
that without the evidunco of tho ears, thero
might boanass speaking to them. After
.,..:, . ii ii .. , . ui uiu woul'ii oi iituoi , uuu in iiiiueu y'.iirs
emptying a half gallon pitcher of water, as . after the act or Union, thousands were work
one of tha boys remarked, in three min-1 ing for Irom six to eight penco per day ! Of.
utesand a half by the town clock, he quit. ! liciul citations of this melancholy fact, arc
N. B. Itisrhruwdly suspectml by a Dem-' Kive" admirable essay.
,.,.;,. r,i,...,l .1 1 . r . . I 10. In 1H34, the celebrated Carpet F.ic
ocratic iriend, that thoomtor for ot to take , . i- n , ,, 1
. n ,"l,lhuitory at Kilkenny, whicn in 1390 gave slip-
one or Dr. Old s speeches with him, or left ! port to 200 men and their families, und whose
it at Sugar Grove. j svork vied with the rich Curp::ts of Kedder-
P. 8; II we could have found anybody ""'Ister, wan closed nn? man only being
who had heard what he said about the GozJ
ette, we would give liim u mora extended
notice. We hone ho will not feel Hli.rht.nl.
We reached thure as soon after tin) bell favor ofllritibh Free Trade, and is tha "prac
rang m we could, but tho pitcher' had i'iven I l1icul.u,ly .ltililih interests," this Lon
r,ni K,.f,, k i.i n . r. don liiiiessnid as long ago us 1 434: "The
out before wo reached the Court House. , ,. ,,, iriui, , ,?,.. r , ....
Rkchuit. (J. VV. litilrti of!
Til.!.. n... I f i . , .
I la.nfield, Coshocton county, can't vote for
ho British party. He has become satisfied
that nothing but a protective tariff can givo
pormanent prosperity to tho Industrial in -
terests of tho country. Ho Intends to sup.
,n . . 1
port oen.hcolt.tlio friend of a tarifj and of
Aniericn. His end appears in tho Repub -
lican.
-
Stkaws, &.C. On the down train of cars ,
last Friday from Cleveland lo Shelby a vote '
... . . 3 '
was taken which stood-Scott 303. Pierce
i ,, ,n, , . .
l.'J, Halo 09. ninthly previous, on tho I
train froot SlllOKv In Vmi'tirlr ll.. un... I
train fro 'it Shelby to Newark, tho votostond
-Scott (U, Pierce Hi, llnhi 16
OTTho English Commissioners on Emi-
gration report that the total emigration from '
Ireland in 1351 wus 257.37a, and that this I
year it will bo considerably increased. An-'
. ' 1
other remarkable fact is, that this emigration
U scll-sustuinod; in other words, it pays its
own expenses, at loast so fur as thn United
Stales and Canada are concerned, Tho
rnlmnlMii,A. ........ .k... i .... ..
. , "ll"k- niui last year mere was
touicr rcmiuca irom America, or expended
for prepaid passages to America, by Irish set
tiers there, no loss than Jt!l90,000 to enable
heir rnen.U and relatives to Tollow them to
their adopted homes. Tlln UIrihl.r of en,'.
grants from IriOund to the United St.tes and
Canada in 1851 was 238,010; the whole cost
fonl n!': "f ")MrftJf0 l""""'''. would be
89i ,9JI 4i(,J or nearly XlUO.000 less
than the sum absolutely remitted or pai,
and which was reluined, no doubt, fr Uie
use tn relatives remaining In lrelund. This
is a very suggestive subject. lrelund dimin-'
iMhou i.iiati.nno in her population between
1841 and 1851, and the result of m!r l alcu.
union is, unit tnero wns a nirther decrease!
of 192,215 last vear.
Taking the United
. ---- Ui.lllUUIff kH 1 10(1
Kingdom as a whole, lhe annual Increase
k : .. I. . i . ... ...
inriiis over aeaitii will do litllo inoro than ( j ."' nB ""lowing extracts from speeches I VMIS3 attempting to rescue mm, in conse
balunce thconnual em gration. ' Irelanil will ,l'vervU by Tiiuhah Kanncis Miaiiiibr ; quonco of tin) con.Uunt caving in or the
decreoso this yeur 2 15,13; Grr-at Britain ' I8 ,7 re e,quent uml u, t p p,',;ut. ,,.'-j eurth.
will increase 227,308. For the first time i'- Tell mo has Kngland not oun en.mirl. -- ;
upon record, without famine o ,,Z L e ; r J ""' I ok d "w ?ontlemin seeing some cows In a
population of tho United KingJo, f has "''""S1' y" aniir.ci.,rie., amiLs .7, f, " rnSM,St ho, d'.'1 ',ot wn,ler "tb"t
become stationary .-Halt. Sun. ' not bruised enough of your peopM R, ! U ft Re high, ao it was cow'd
- count for .n,,,,,,..,. r.-iv fJ....I i.L... I ""'" Again, seeing a cellar nearly fin-
Mr. Clay's Confidence is Scott. Mr.
Edward Stanley related the following inci
dent in his recent speech to th Wi,:.,. ..r
New York'. In 1830, when we were threat
enedwith a war with England, I was with
Mr. Clay on the 22nd or Fubruary. when he
met Mr.. Van Buren. who was his private
friend though his public enemy, while it was
reported that tho news or hostilities would
be heard or by the vory next mail. Mr". Van
Buren himseirwas shaken; hut Henry Ciy
aid. "Sir, I have great confidence in Win
field Stole. His prudence, his l m. u
itaryjudgmcnt, cause me to entertain ereat
whatever fhi uccm."
Ireland and British Free Trade, i
A column for all men of all partus to rwrJ. J
Wa Lave iut niu tn . . J,;,.,.M.t
,i.:i, uL.. i ... .. ....
wh.ch should be wujvjy circulal -d, a deeply ,
interesting Essay from "The Plough. L om
' aiKLAnvii,' entitled "jsruun rne iiah'n
fkina. - u presents, in uuuiiui an,i ci.
....! . - ...... 1 I
runs ua itivct winch
liritisn free trade has had upon the enter- j
prise, industry, prosperity ami happiness of
Ireland 'Thdt aain policy 1now imiijrht tofviou.s to the onartinent of the Union ,ln thou-
h rnrrin.l mil in cmhiI - PmuL-1;.. i. . . i .i
",r""1 .U..L j.inn ij.ii, unu a ou. ii id . i cannot run t liruuli lliem un, oui
eliloised, 'coinplimentcd and supp..rtd by tko "one or two " Dublin with it ninety-
the LnnJttn Timet. British s ild wiib lil.jr-I onf, ,,ilis;,-r nianuraehirers' in the woolen
"''y e'"i'yed to secure the' enactment of;traii0 einp'oviii 4.0.W bund; Cork with
. . n.! i I I ..!( I I . . V 1 9. .
i.. in nun. uruiati guui in iiisj no
used to secure a continuance and ext. union
of the policy which has already a-oin;ilished
so . much for British intcri'sU: and,- iw the
moM avdibiblo mode f attainiii'j this end,
TV. .i.l..'lli...J. I.. . . . .
uriuni gmu win ub iri-civ roiiiriaiiicu id e- :
lect Franklin Pierce:- II i t!ie r.-co-rn.-d t
practical ally of British iMeresru," and the
contest in which the people of this country .
are now peaceiuiiy engaged, h not siuipi) u
contest between Whigs und f, rofocos, but
a contest between American and British in
terests! The election of Pierce und the
permane nt Kre8 Trado policy which will
follow, will enrich English, and ruin Ameri
can manufacturers; it will, to an extent fear
ful to contemplate, impoverish tho industrial
interests of llio United States as it has the
industrial interests of Ireland. What true
American, nat.ivo or adopted, wishes to lend
himvlf to n conspiracy bo infamous!
We subjoin some ot the leading points
discussed in tins essay, with such unel com
ments as they suggest. Our readers will
see from them liow important it is that this
HuuiHiih.-vuuiu uo wilier .ii.riiim-i;
1. In 168.-J, all Iri.h Wool was required to
bo sent to England, and a heavy penalty Was
attached tosending itclsewhere. 1 his gave
tbe English manufacturer the monopoly of
tho murki t, und enabled him to control the
price.
3. The Irish manufacturers, soon after,
wero prohibited from exporting Irish cloth
and glass to the Colonies
"3. Irish ships were prechl led from the
honthc of tho Navigation Laws, and thy.
fisheries were closed agoii st them.
4. No colonial produce was allowed m 3 .
to Ireland until it had first been cnl.tred at
an I'.nglisti port, ami no (irawback ol duties
was allowed it it ullerwarcs w.iiit to Irelaiid
nor wero Irish allowed to engage in .the co
Ionia! trade.
5. To render certain the ruin of Irish man
ufacturers, what were not directly prohibi
ted woro taxed heavily ou heingsun1 to Eng
land, while wool, hemp and flax were admit
ted Ireo hum paying ti premium to Irish lar- i ''IIEY NOW ARE.
iners to break down Irish manufacturers, j ,0. All Irishmen who wish to "CON
6. In 1783, while England was pressed j TRIBUTE TO THE CUSTOMS OF
by her external enemies, a declaration ofi rm'i.a mii ri.,iI,i u,,.,rt
partial Irish independence was extorted from
her. For a fuw vt'ars, 1 ratio and Manurac -
turos revived in Inland. But tho act of j TERESTS!" 1
Uinon again prostralr.il her. This pun.'plilet, tho reading of which
7. Moon ufter tho Copyright Laws u.L.ig-; rftl11)t faiI tl) tirill t(ie warm blood efev
land and t lie Patent Laws were iiiude toein-1 ,.ry ,rue (;t.,,B!imiui be generally circulated,
brace. Irelun I. Ibus Irish literature and j it 1)0 pl;u.t.d thu imnj9 of.vorv maili
i.iiuia.,,111 m.-uius a .in ou ii p.iy a
lax to the hereditary enemy of tho Irh h ua
nun.
8.. In 1800 there were 91 master wooleji
manufacturers in lrelund; but in ISJOtlero
were only IV. Theso manufacturers em
ployed, in Dublin alone, in 1800, -I,! 18
hands, but in 1840 they weru reduced to 00J!
The same falling oil' occurred in the maun-i
facture of blankets, silk goods, braid, worst-
od, hosiery, linen, cotton, &c, &o. Ire-
land's prostration is the result of the po verse
I' run I riirtit I .uirial'itlfin 1,1 ICmrl'iri'l v in,
true friend of America dci-ires to see Anieri-
mmv. i; ....... i .... "I U It... ... IT llllll
can interests equally subjected to Eugli
ish
cupidity through the agency ol r ree J'-nde. and stated that he wished to take a Presiden
9. The result of this destruction of Irish i tial vote, and requested all in fuvor of Pierce
manufactures, was, of course, the reduction land King to rise up. Although the cur was
"'"J"'!?"1. 10 Wlltc" s""1 l"",s uml c,"l'
ty halls!
II. Tho London Times, which now prays
for the election of Pierce because, ho is in
"rttW'er 01 wutcr lo tliu isaxuti.
U" rient. worns ui nun country lie penu oil
ch iaoor ... T10 destruction ol Irish . n.
j uruclurcs inado labor "cheap" enough und
i the Times rejoices!
1 ,3- When laws were passed by the Brit -
I l,"b .r"'"f't to .brV,ttk .,,1mJ u lri"' '"
luctures, Irish capital, with her t'lil' i-piisiii.r
j HOn, went where they and th.; t: ipiial
; would not bo crushed und crippled by op -
1 pressive laws. The result-was that in thir-
' loen years lifter this second war UMn Irish
industry, thirteen millions ol Irish capital
WHa L'n Kngland to be invested in ac-
llu ....... I. ,....... 1,1 'Mi..,. I...I.....I I
11 , C'!f'Zm".'Tl T!,,V!, I""'1"'
robbed by British Free Trade.
3. When Ireland thus cease
r. I . ..r t,l. I
mis in iiiii.i ij;:jii I
J to In u i
.V.iiV.17, her men of wealth became "Alison-
tees;" and took their rents to England und
tho Continent to bo squandered upon "stran
gers nud foreigners." Thousands uiioii
thousiinds of industrious, enterpi ising young
,n,," wero nlso compelled to flee to other
!"n'!M ''r '"'"T "I',' b,r,,'l,,-la fl'lr 1'"ll1ive
llliul Wlia PfllMliiiff In . li.i Mi i.n.u til IC,.,rl.. ii ,1 I..
' " J'J 1"'-,T Jl"(illll,H U
break down Irish manufactures.
14. Ireland being thus crushed, pauper
ism and starvation followed; and England
after having dried up every avenue, of man
ufacturing prosperity anil labor, passed a
law to compel tliu farmers to support those
beggared by tho ruin of the manufacturers.
When this point wus reached, Ireland's back
wtthro'rn, anil the only hope tifher sons and
daughters was to escape to America, But,
alas! here, I h rough the deceptive hypocrncy
of demagogues, too many arc lending them
selves ton party which coincides with the
wish ol' England, to m-riv America iu shr. h is
served Inland, iy ''establishing Fne Trade to ad
vance Hutish interests!
I5V The consequenco of this complicated
l",v.,rly "n'l distress is seen, 1st in the stur-
17 on "nu nngration ol ono million six
,l""'urt, thousand between the venrs 1840 !
. v'u" irishmen lend themselves
TZtu !U? "'Nation of ,
"practicul ally or
. ... 1 ,
Br,t"'11 interests!"
Im . . .
The cotton manufacture of Dublin.' w hi eh
employed 14.000 operatives, has been ,,
stroyetl; the 3,450 silk looms of llio L'll'v
have been destroyed; the stuff uml serge
u.utiuru, wnicn empioyeu I ,-i.i I opera -
I tives, bus been destroyed; the culino tutniMdf
I "aiunggan have been destroyed; the; flannel
manufacture of Rathdrnin has been destroy,
ed; the blanket manufacture of Kilkenny has
been destroyed; tho camlet inanuracture or
Bundon, which produced X100.000 u year,
has been destroyed; the worsted and stuff
mamilacturos 0f Waterrord have been de
stroyed; the rcteon and friezo manufaelure
orcarr.ck-on-Suir has been destroyed; One
businoss alone survives! One business alone
thrives and flourishes, and dreads no bank
ruptcy. That fortunate bu.in.-whuh
the (Tni'n Act -has not struck down, but
which the Union Act, has stood by which
11,0 b.entee drain ha, not slackened, but
hwsiwMlmedw'hich - tho dwi
........ j
avirfAtitn.IaW- or the Imperial Senate have!
not .1, miIimwm! lmt invtrr,iral.wJhiit f.vorpil. :
und privil..L..-d, ami patronised business, is
the U,crm un! ' "
A gain in a speech at Belfa.it, on Novem-
b..r13.Mr.McUhersaid:
her 13, Mr. Moii"hor said:
.-How do you explain this factthat pre
8;iu,u of lartoriPK, now closed up, there were
, llMBV oVidenccs of an ind.M.rio, sposi-
. . . .. ..r, .
,( ijrtw-oiie emplnyers in I no same iruao,
ivi.iT "cinnl irmtnt to 2,500 hand; Ban-
,,11, your old Southern ally, with It cam-1
i it nn. hici.Kr ui.wnrds of .100.000 a I
! yt.r; were lliexe no proofs of ai) active i
I" .. . ' . .. i .
iijrit, Kniil III tlie ruggea patns 01 lauor I
(i.at .ild out of which a nation weaves its
pur.lu fobe, and moulds its Bceptrol I ctlo'Be',0, his wile s prostitution
these towns; I could cite a hundred other
towns L; menr k, Roserea,Cnrrick-on-Suir,
Kilkenny; I cite thrin against the Union."
In the same speech, in recounting the
wrongs Ireland had endured at tho hands'
oftliu British Government, he said:
Thus it is that the grant in aid or your
linen manufacture has been withdrawn;
thii.i it is that the grant in aid of tho deep
sea fir hrries has been withdrawn: thus it is
that THE PROTECTIVE DUTIES have
ben REPEALED, in suite of the RE-
i MONSTRANCE OF THE PRINCIPAL
MANUFACTURES OF IRELAND. '
17. Eneliind il 'sires to mako this conn-
lrT uhatshehas mud,. InOa.nl nn cl..
I vc agricultural country. ' This she can on-
iy do through the nceiii'v of Free Trade.
Hence the -zeal of the London Times for
the election of Franklin Pierce, who is
pledged to fasten upon America the policy
which has enislied Ireland.
18. Irishmen in America are expectine
to hecome the principal iigeuts in increasing
British wealth, and in paying off tho Na
tional Debt incurred in the wars upon Irish
Liberty, industry mm Enterprise. The
I nrticetVis Hois st'iterf hvtho London Times
When the Celt has crossed the Atlantic,
y, i,,,,,;, lor t,e tirst lime in iifo to cnn.
hlMJL, the miimil-,1(.,,.rol, nf t,iB country, and
tiy i;,n'ribii'.. to its customs, Wc may
, pii,;.. ;V1. t., see i'.... rl-.y when the chief
j
' J product 'nf Ir
lish ami Men' i
land will I).1 cattle, and Eng
lil!i'.' maj ority of her popula-
: i ....
io ii. a or i 'ii millions ol 1i ihi.,wii
i by ili.it liiiij will havo s 'tlli.'.l in tho United
St .tes, cann it be es: friendlv to England,
! and WILL CERTAINLY BE MITCH BET
iTER CUSTOMERS TO HER THAN
j ,KBt;rj rr tia prf.si,t.ncy. ne g tj)0
! ph pti n I. a 1 1 v nti" iihitisii iw.
Wo have but glanced at thn lending points.
whether native or adopted, WHO PRE
FERS AMERICAN TO BRITISH IN
TERESTS, und who wishes tho United
States to contiiiua "great, glorious and free.
Alluiiy Evtttinn Journal.
Locofoco Eihtou Comfoc sided. A
gentleman who arrived from Philadelphia
! within a day or two informs us that after
' the passengers had taken their scats in the
cars comiiig West, ai thn' Mountain House,
ia w,r..n tl... ..I ll.. .. .! ! .,
W 'LIOUII Vt.lllU IU H.U ,l-'fl Ul Ulli lllllll,
! car in which our informant was seated, aud !
i announced himself as ,n Democratic editor,
lull, not ii person left his seat. TIiij was
ominous, and tho editor very faintly request
ed tha Scott men to rise. At once every
man in the cur sprang to his feet, and the
poor editor mizzled amidst the laughter
und olieers of tho delighted Scott men.
He hod enough, und did not try any more
cars. . Poor fellow! he was perfectly tlumb
Jouiiiled. I'itts. (. .. . ..
Post Office Envixops. The pbst-routo
bill passed by Congress contains a provis
ion authorizing the post-office department to
cause envelops to bo made, with suitable
water marks on the paper, identifying ,them t
ns uJKciut, aud w i L la . print :d stiun; d,. fori
sitigju or double postage, with a suitable de-'
vice. J liese envelops uro to be sold utull
j me pum-ouiccs. ut the price ol the stamps
"l'" mm mo vt-iy biiiuii uiiiii.ioii to
I !.. tual cost uf the enveloi.s. This will
I .n'-tbl-- pei-suns to uV."n,t their letters, pre.
j p .id, in i'li i po-olli.:,', ut all hours, with-
1 ui ..trouble i.r iucoiueni, nee, and without
1 11,11 ri?k ,J:ivi"' ,,oub',,1 "K0 t,.'lr,,
i on a It tler, by rt'astin ol the st iinp slipping
ufl", by the time the btler gnu in the odlce,
1 if not before, as is too often lhe cuso now.
j ft will ulso admit of the safe transmission or
letters by private hand, vt lion profered, with-
j "l a violation oftliu pist-oiHco laws which
alter th : 1st ol Oclober will bd very strin-
1 1... ,.1.i..f "
i,. "v w,i .,v ......j' ... .
ivoshi'tii, hi l mo lust account, wns living
l!" ". Pm'a, u'r1 "? ""i"" ono of the
1 niicir uirii.iu .11 1 ,1111,1, ti 1 i fr,..n. nv......,.
ingly quiet, uml attracts hut little attention.
The Police, however, it is said, are Instruct
ml to keep a sharp eye on his movements.
Tho numerous French, Italian and Hunga
rian exiles, now in London, it is alleged,
look with more confidence to Muzzinl, than
to Kossuth, whose speeches in the United
States servo but to put Kings' and Princes
on their guard aguinst every attempt at rev
olution. '
. Successful Trial or the Firs Anni-
uiLAfoR, Drs. Colton and Boyntoii made
their second experiment with the Firo An-
nihilntnr.at Utica, N. Y.,on Friday evening,
with triumphant success. A large quantity
of lar barrels and other highly combustible
materials were piuend within tho building and
fired. The Anoihilator was nut appliedun
til lhe whole interior was ignited, and the
damns wern bursting from the opening, but
every particle wus apparently extinguished
almost instantaneously. -
. Drkaiful Accident. Mr. Samuel Furn-
hum. of R'lekvitte. Honn.. Wlm hiirlnd In n
well, 25 feet deep, Inst Wednesday, .by the
wa
ill caving in. Ho was heard to speak
fifteen. minutes after tho accident, but ho
had not been reached tho following duv. bv
r . .
I i .' ' '? ru""vrk:"it wa n excellent foun-
' ,',, ,; ,
1 Political Economy. Punch says it has
! ""en proposed to tax stoyH.but it was object-
. l" " tne ground that it would diminish
Consumption.
Oy VI" b-.irdt.r a Democrat the other
day betting S'.tuoo Scott carrying Tonnes
ee, and giving nm vc,.,,. u wju be vo
sure to win it WiuiMs Dannsr. , .
Tiik Forrest Divorce Cask The now
nearly-forgotten Forrest divorce case will
be revived ill New York, In the course of a
few days; counsel for Mr. Forrest intending
to argue the motion for appeal on the 25th
Inst. The report that the lady Is about to
marry again, in England, is not credited.
Tbaoic Occurbehcb. A "wlc after two
o'clock yesterday afternoon,' Dr.; Albers', a
German, one of the Editors of Democrat
German ..campaign paper, called "The
Old Ilir.korv" WM idiot ill hid house Oil
Woodward street bv Mr. Klauprocht one of,
L the Editors of "7V Herman ftWJica,." j
"IU" ol ' """ T-
1 1 " circumrtrnc. are a. follows:
gaged in a bitter political fliscnssioii,growing
iviauurfcut biiq ur. iuori3 nuu Detn en-;
"rr"" . .a.B. v.
tu.rnmn popa lat.on to he fpfiulnr Di-m-
nr.ratic or ''Minim Tr.lip" liilf... Finally
- . , , 7 " .
' Dr- A '"rs slandered the private character
: of bis antasronist quite grossly. In hisreply
;'r!l'":c,1't n'd. ,,s0 ul uo nan,e,, "U'e
tlllilllii'lrikrw'finitni.f.tiirm..i.i.nii Kuf V.iu.
r .
tertluy morning 6 ''Old Hickory1; contained
an article ol personal abuse of Klaupreclit,
ullU eDju'1 'wllh l,ie mm outrageous attack
uPon lhe churucter of his (Sir. K's) wlfe.that
wu liHtta pvur auiii in i.f.tnt Itta r( t li a
"- - .
Purges is.that Klaupreclit lives on thewa-
As so ic as the paper was shown to Mr.K.,
be went to Dn Albcra' house on Woodward
slrcct.hut not finding him at home, left word
with his wile Hint lie would call ngaiu at two
o'clock ut which hour he returned in com
pany with three witnesses. Finding Al
bers ut borne, Klaupreclit asked him if he
was the writer of nn article in that morn
ing's ''Old Hickory," ho grossly insulting
his wife. Albers replied he was. Klau
preclit then told him that he must retract
it. Albert refused, aud made an attempt to
leave the room by a side door, when Mr. K .,
stepped before him and said:
"You cannot go. You must take back the
slander or, I will shoot you." Albers again
refused, when Klaupreclit drew a revolver
and fired, taking effect near the rig it should
er. After firing, he threw the pistol at his
head.
Klaupreclit remained 'in tbe room until
tho police arrived, when he gave himself up,
and was taken before the Mayor. - He will
he examined before the Mayor this morning.
He will admit that he shot Dr. Albers.
Mr. Klaupreclit and - his three friends,
Messrs. Hiller.Finke and Hissing, have been
admitted to buil, in $2,000 each, for their
appearance at Court. The latter ore held
us accomplices. The Gazelle of Saturday
morning,' says that Dr. Albers would in all
probability recover from his wounds. Ho
was, it will bo remembered, formerly a citi
zen of this city.
Ole Bull's Nokwat Skttlemgkt.
The land purchashed by Olo Bull, in Penn
sylvania, to form a settlement for his coun
trymen, lies iu Potter county, and embraces
120,000 acres. He made the purchase Irom
John F. Cowan, Esq., of Willinmsport, Pa.,
and already some twenty hardy sons of Nor
way have proceeded to their now homes in
that country. . .
Important Law Suit. A ( suit has been
instituted in tho Second District Court of
New Orleans, on behalf of Hon. Daniel
Webster and Greer B. Duncan, Esq., tore
cover from the corporation of New Orrleuns
the sum of 1 850,000, for services rendered by
the plautiffs in the lute suit before the United
States Supreme Court, in which Mrs. Myra
Gaines wns complainant, and Municipality
No. l,of New Orleans, and others, were
defendants. It uppenrs they were employ
ed by the Municipality, prepared elaborate
arguments in the case, urgned it for several
days before tha court, and finally trained the
suit, involving a largo amount of property,
and now claim a fee of 25,000 each for
their services. The suit is brought against
., .. . , ., . . ..
1 . .,: ' . ." . . !'. .
Consolidation, (he
?w, ""Py
now merged in
that Corporation.
MoiiTAi.tTr at New
nuiiiber oT dentlis In New
the w eek ending the 14th
Ori.EARS The'
Orleans c'urinT '
inst. was 1 of
winch 11 were from yellow fever, 12 con
gestive fever, 14 cholera und 13 convulsions.
Th' number of deaths in the city during the
year ending the 1st inst, was 7,05., ol wbi; b
1,178 were colored people; deaths by fevf."s
nuiiiber 8G5; by cholera, 1,024; by dysen
tery, 859;' convulsions, 407; consumption,
753; vtill-born, 2IS3. The admissions into
the charity hospital during the ycur were
1.5,427, of which 13.G75 were mules, and 4,
752 females; 1,754 unlives of tho United
States, mid 0,4G8 natives of Toraign coun
tries. The discharges wero lfl,500, uf which
12,129 were males nud 4,431 femulos. The
deaths 1,825, of which 1,413 were males nud
112 females.
Borino for Water. They tell a good
story nf the Democratic candiduto for the
Presidency, which wo tin not know has been
published heretofore. His power before a
jury ronsists in a very great degree, in the
ability to 'draw upon their feelings. lie was
I'll ini tritA !n riiiliup. frtuittt tnn nt.,1 ..,., '
his"custoiu when tho thing wus practicable, 1
he got the jury, and we don't know but
Court and all to blubbering, like so many
spanked children, and whe;i ho closed, there
was not u doubt in tho mind of any body
that he had his enso. But old Gov. II
happened to be tho opposing counsul. Ho
arose and commenced the plea by saying;
"May it plense tho court.l do not in this case
propose to hort ' for tenter
thn tears nf bis ;
weeping uuditory were suspended mid-way
on their deluged cheeks, until shaken from
their resting place, by tho laughter that
ensued, when tho whole lurce was presen
ted in all its ridiculousness. It is needless
to say which lawyer lost the case.
Vegetariah. The annual meeting of
the American Vegetariun Society was held
at the Chinese Assembly Rooms, New York,
on Wednesday evening. About fifty per
sons were present. Several addresses in
favor of tho vegetable diet, arguments to
show that man was never intended for a car
niverous animal, and learned disquisitions
upon tho H'inpe of tho teeth, tho formation
of tho stomach, tho powers of the digestive
organs, tho merits of vegetables and the de
merits of meat, wero read to the assembled
fifty, apparently to their perfect satisfaction.
Capt. Stevens. Tho roported massacre
of this officer, with his command, on the fron
tier nf Texas, is now well ascertained to be
unfounded. In fact tho Indians are all ap
parently friendly. It is stated," on tho au
thority of Capt. Merrill, that there has hot
been a theft of horses by Indians, in the vi
cinity of Fort Mason, for the lust twelve
months. ' ' ' '
. - u-
Railways in Great Britain and Ire
land, The extent of railway communica
tion open for traflic in Great Britau and Ire
land, at the cud of 1851, was, in England
and Walej, 5,308 milos; iu Scotlnnd, 000
miles; in Ireland 624 miles; total 6,890. j
Tho number of projected lines was consid
erable greater, but the greater portion of
those still remaning unconstructed will !
never be proceeded with, in consequence
or the lapse or powers by railing to use them
in the time required. '.-if t
Tub Rum and A nti-Rcm War, in Mass
achusetts, is ns fierce as ever. The Boston,
papers have daily records or collisions in
consequence or enforcing tho anti-liquor
law, and . outrages committed upon the per
sona and property of its advocates.' The
witnesses in any suit are subjected toassaults
and indignities from mobs; but they gener
ally mako the prepetrators suffer by bring
ing them before a magistrate..
OTThe census ol Iowa taken by the
State, Is now nearly completed. It shews
a population of over.350,000,and an increase
of 60,000 since 1850. " - . 1
Tueftdrty Evening, 8'P. 91. IMS
A Sigb. In the year 1848, when Gen.
n i I-i . .1 ...!. I. ... I
Taylor waa candidate for the Presidency,
I , . . . j
ithe States of Ma ue, low and Missouri
. - . - , j . r. .
I Lnii) (uwm InfArxia anrf nn If fvwl V Illl'l
. , ,V" t
.CT ??'F S" !
U0IBg tbe c.u.hdnte, these same States send ,
g,x Whics and SEVEN Locfocos. Gen. i
Taykir - was elected, and with tbw difference
v
in fsrorol Scotl.it requires no propneito lore
teUhia triumphant success. Is it not amusing
to see Uie dung-hill fowl vof Locofocoisni
finding occasions to crow over such victories!
It would seem that Locofocoism ia rejoiced
because it is not perfectly annihilated. It
may rest easy upon this score. That job
will be deferred four years longer. When
once it is known that the spoils are not to
be obtained, these young sprigs who mouth
"Democracy" will wither and die, uo longer
being sustained by "the cohesive power or
public plunder." Don't fail to read Ex-Gov.
Lucas' definitions of "Democracy" and "Lo.
r.ofocoism." He has become well acquaint
ed with both and has become perfectly dis
gusted with the latter. . In Ohio it promised
high prices for Wheat and low prices' for of.
lice-holders. Wheat sells at rulher a poor
figure, but salaries go up twenty-five per
cent and per diems from three to four dollars
per day, all under "the new Constitution in
the bauds of its friends." Well may the
people say, "this is not the entertainment to
which we were invited." But we are get
ting on" to another subject. We merely
wished to exhibit the peculiar proclivity of
the fowl of Locofocoisni in 1852. Alter tak
ing a knock or two with an old enemy it flies
upon the fence, claps its wings and' crows
lustily, because it wasn't hurt Worse. The
time is coming, however, when it can't do
this, On the second of November, it will
have to creep off without crowing.-
.'John B. Weller. When this individual
was a candidate for Governor in 1848, it was
charged upon him that he was a defaulter to
Butler county, for some fifteen thousand
dollars of the Surplus Revenue. It was de
nied by the Locofoco papers, but not by au
thority. We notice in the Locofoco paper
of that county, a receipt dated' August 27f
1852, mark the dute, from the Treasurer, ac.
know lodging the payment in full or the bal
ance due. Mr. Welter's public appointments
and his present office, hus enabled. hinT to
.discharge the debt. The question naturally
presents itself "Was the charge a Whig
lie!"
Locofoco Promises. It would be bad e
noiigh with one session in two years for our
Legislators to raise their per diem from three
to four dollars and also that of their hangers
on; but to do this and hold two sessions in
one yeor, rs rather asking more from the tax
payers than even competent men would be
entitled to. It muy bo convenient; for them
for some fivo or six months in ouch year, lo
pocket four dollars at tho close of each day's
loufing,but it is not so convenient for the tax
payers to dispose of hull' their annual crops
to make up the amount. -
A Sigh or the Times. We leurn from
the Hamilton' InLUitpncer that the train
which went Irom Hamilton on Tucsduy, to
. l.i - nn .. . ... ........ ; ...
inocuiij; ni i-.rn.on, camcu
"n Ir'sb and a Germain Scott Club the for-
j uier tamed rut one. hundred and t-n members,
and the hitler sixly-jic?.
The Irish Club wore a badge of green rib
bun, and bore nn their banner these words:
IRISH BOYS
- Shamrock. V
OF HAMILTON
for
SCOTT., .
The German Club woro a distinctive
badge, and curried a banner inscribed:
GERMAN
SCOTT CLUB
from ,
HAMILTON.
This shows what part tho naturalized
voters who have acted so long with tho
Locofoco party, intend to take in Ibis Presi
dential election. Cincinnati Tri-wcekly Ua
zctle. i
Wonderful Escape From Death. John
L. Marling, Esq., the editor of the Nash-
vi,le U"iu"; "-'lly v
with ' Zollicofl'er,
wounded in a rencontre
of the Nashville Ban
ner, is recovering, his physicians . having
succeeded iu extracting the'' ball from his
neck. The Union says:
The bullet entered his face a little to the
right of his nose, passed immediately above
the throat ami wus found lodged in the back
lmrl "I the neck, about two inches behind
the ear, near the hnso of the skull. It seems
a miracle that a rifle ball should he driven
entirely through a man's face and neck, a
distance of 6 or 8 inches, without inflicting
fatal injury to tho largo blood vessels in its
track. " "
Launch of tub Ericsson.' The caloric
ship Ericsson was successfully launched on
Wednesday, by Mossrs. Perine, Patterson St
Stack, at Williamsburg, New York. Bait.
Sun.
The result or the trial or this ship will be
looked for with much anxiety. It is to be
propelled by tho power of atmospheric air
instead of steam. If successful, it will re
quire less weight and cost of machinery and
be run with much less expense. It is also
I said to avoid the danger which necessariaty
accompanies the use or steam power. , .
Gbeat Railroad Meetiii. There will
bo a general meeting of citiaens at Nelson
ville, Athens county, on tho 25th instant,
(next Saturday.) The object is, to set in
motion tho project of building a railroad
from Pomcroy, on the Ohio, to Columbus,
through Athens, Chancey, Nelsonvillc, Lo
gan, Lancaster, &.c Our city is Vitally In
terested in this project. We must depend
for prosperity upon our manufactures, and to
have manufactures wo must have abundance
or iron and coal. Tho finest region In Ohio
forboth of these, ia in the Hocking Valley,
and to that valley we must reach if wb hope to
keep the posltioti we now hold among the
thriving, growing cities of Ohio. We all
have a 7reaj uteres t in this. . .. We must have
this road. We have an abundance of very
excellent reasons xphywe must have. It, aud
we Bhall urge them from day to day, till our
cititens, especially our landholders, capital
ists and business men ure roused to its vital
importance. O. S. Journal.
We notice bills calling this meeting post
ed in this city. It is doubtless an important
line ol road and can be constructed very eas
ily ir those most interested will give "mate
rial aid." ' ' ' '-"
Maine.- The latest ne-.-s we have from
this State gives the Whigs a majority in both
Houses ol the Legislature. 1 It is certain
that they have gained largely. "Push op
the column." ' " ' ' - ' ' 1
s. HEAD AST) CIRCULATE.
Interesting; Correspondence.
fl.. n A . 'II 1..
"w iwiwii' iviivi vyuucun will uo
.... .
1 enw wmi weir hh i vov. Miuj VtVs
. .
tcratalii lhis buto and even in this county,
f
have roujfht aide by aide and shoulder to
'houlder under the b.n.er of Ex-Goy.Lnc..,
.ululorU
",d . V K .upport-
ing Gen. Scott will have great .influence,
wiih them. ' Read and circulate:
Iowa Cit?, Sept. 2, 1852. Ex-Govern-or
Robert Lucas Honored Sir: I have,
within tbe kt tew weeks, seen it stated in
a number of the Whig papers of Iowa, and
elsewhere, that you have expressed yourself
in faror of the election to the next Presi
dency of Gen. Wiofield Scott, and that you
would support him with your vote and influ
ence. . .... ,
I assure yoii sir, that I was much pleased
to learn that this waa the position you oc
cupied.-Hut within the last few days this
report has been contradicted in some of the
Democratic papers of this State. - '
My object, therefore, in addressing you
at this time, is to learn from you, over your
own signature, what are your reelings and
views in relation to the fitness and qualifica
tions or the two prominent men now before
the American people as candidates for the
high and pre-eminently responsible position
of President of these United States; and
whether or not you design supporting Gen
eral winneid Scott lor that omce.
A n answer from you at your earliest coa
venience will very much oblige your friend
and obedient servant, is. M. BALLARD.
To Ex-Governor Lucas, near Iowa City,
Iowa."
Phtm Gbovb, Sept. 3, 185?.
Db. S. M. Ballabd: Dear Sir. Your let
ter of yesterday in relation to statements
ma number or Whiff papers of Ohio and
elsewhere," concerning the position which I
now occupy, . and your inquiries ostomy
"feelinirs and views," towards Generals
Wintield Scott and Franklin Pierce as can
dictates for tho next Presidency, is now be
fore me.
And, In answer to it, permit me to say to
you, that it Is with no ordinary - interest I
view the contest now going on between the
Irienda of uenerul Winneid scott and uen
eral Tierce the two prominent men now
candidates for the Presidential chair of the
Union, tho one nominated by a Whig Na
tional Convention the other by a Conven
tion of the- Democratic party. I have, sir
as you know, always been a Democrat; I
was born a Democrat, and I expect to live
the balance of my days as such, and then die
a democrat.
I supported Thomas Jefferson for the Pres
idency. 1 supported Mr. Madison two terms,
Mr. Monroe twice, and was one of the elec
tors in Ohio that voted . for Monroe at the
time of his second election. In 1824 I was
placed at the head of the Jackson electoral
ticket in Ohio; in 1828 was chosen an elector
in that Stute, and gave my vote as such, for
General Andrew Jackson.
I was President of the Democratic Na.
tionnl Convention at Baltimore, in 1832,
which nominated General Jackson for re
election, and that recommended Martin Van
Buren as a candidate for Vice Presidont on
the same ticket; I supported Mr. Van Bur
en for the Presidency in 183(1 and 1840. I
voted for General Cass in 1848, and should
freely vote for him again were he a candi
date. These are so mnny proofs of my titlo
of Democrat. This title has been well earn
ed, and my right to it shall never be impair
ed. But I cannot support Franklin Pierce,
by word or deed, for the important office of
President, consistent with principles which
I have ever as n Democrat entertained, nor
with tho voluntary pledges that I mode to
the Democratic Convention of Ohio, which
nominated me in 1834, as a candidate for re
election to the otlice of Governor of that
flourishing Stute; these pledges being ns
follows: "My motto has ever been, princ.i
)''.', w jsures, and mci that will carry jirinci
pit s and mmsure into cfWt und you may
rest assured, that whatever muy be my sta
tion or situation in life, you muy always find
nio in tin: ranks of Democracy, supporting
the principles and measures that wero pro
fessed and nc.ted upon in the administration
of JtjJcrson, a Madirnn,and a Jar.'.son, and
such men as will carry their principles and
measures into effect."
The position Mr. Pierce has ever occupied,
in Congress or any other public station, in
reference to questions vital to Western pros
pcrity, has been autngonisticai to those
which were advocated and dearly cherished
by those eminent statesmen whose election
to the Presidency I most heartily and cordi
ally advocated. They taught, and I have
always believed that the Constitution vested
in Congress tho power to .open and repair
harbors and remove obstructions from navi
gable rivers; and that it was expedient that
Congress should exercise such power when-
ever such improvements are necessary for
the common defence for the protection and
facility of commerce with foreign nations or
among the States said improvements being
national aud general in their character. I
understand Mr.-' Pierce to superadd to the
above doctrine, ' a proviso to tho effect, that
the : waters on which these improvement
are proposed to be made shall be salt and
that they f halt be moved by tules. He has
in effect, declared that the depths of the wa-
ters to be improved, nor their capacity for
trade among tho States, form no criterion for
a just demand upon federal protection. His
political history as collected from his action
in Congress, no less than from his letter to
the committee or the Convention, accepting
lita hnminntinn tit Ilia traiiLnjv in llio torm.
et forth in ' the Platform, furnish evidence
of his hostility to all the prominent meas
ures which tend to. Western prosperity, of
which Internal Improvements and Domestic
Industry are the most important.' .
, As a Western man, therefore, and as an
original Jackson Democrat, as a friend to
internal Improvements, and to tbe Protec
tion and encouragement or American Indus
try, I cannot and I will not support ch a
man as Franklin Pierce for the Presidency.
And as there are now but two prominent can
didates before the American pcoplu.numely:
Winfiuld Scott and Franklin Pierce, one of
whom, will necessarily be elected the- next
President, I shall most cheerfully and freely
givo my vote and influence to Gen, Scott.
I believe him .by for the beat Democrat or
the. two, and one whom every friend to the
West particularly, and, to Interna) Improve
ments, und to the promotion of American In
dustry, ought to prefer and to cordially sup
port.
; Before I conclude I wish to call your at
tention to a short artielu which ts taken
from the Iowa Capital Reporter of the 1st
inst. , it it as follows: . ,-"Ec-Uovernor.
Lucas d; Gen. Scott. Wc see
the Whig papers are glorying over what they
suppose to be one instance of a Democrat
who will support Gen. Scott. We think their
glory will be much diminished, when they
are iniortnea mat it is still doubtful whether
Ex-Gov, Lucas will vote for Scott. He as
sures us that ho muoh preferred Mr., Fill
more's nomination and would have voted
for bim cheerfully. That he dislikes Scott
personally and politically, and it will be
with reluctance if he votes for him, at all.
Ex-Gov. Lucas' sympathies are with' the
Whig party, induced by what he considers
injustice to himseir personally by the leaders
or the Democratic party of this State, so
that the Whigs need not flatter themselves
that the personal popularity of Gen. Scott
has any Influence on Gov. Lucas' vote."
- Now sir, I wish to state that the editor of
that paper has never been authorized by pie,
or any other person for me, to make any such
statements as those contained In the above
copied article. It is true that I have nrtn
expressed my admiration of the administra
tion ol Mr. Fillmore, but never have I eaij
mat I entertained personal disiike to Gen.
Scott. On the contrary, I have ever admi
red his bravery as a soldier and his skill and
qualifications as a commander in the various
battles in which he has been eniratred from
the commencement of the war of 1819 down
to the close of the Mexican war. Hoisa
brave and true soldier. . In every prominent
attitude that it has fallen to my lot to observe
him, I never doubted his being a pare patri
otas well as an efficient, capablo and hon
est man. , ............
My "inmpalhie" have alwavs been with
honest men and with genuine old-fashioneti
democracy, i am not a progressive Loco
foco, and the editor of the Reporter oaght
to know the difference that I believe exists
between the doctrines of Domocracy and
those of Locofocoisni; Tor some time sinte
I repeated to him, in substance, the follow
ing: " The advocates of true Democracy alwavs
act with pure and upright motives, and in
the selection of me a and the adoption of
measures, they strive for sucb as are calcu
lated to enhance tbe welfare of the whole
country and the ereat mass of tbe people.
Honesty, fuithfulnees, and unswerving integ
rity, as well as enlarged capacity, nave ever
been considered as essentials upon the part
of their officers, and no true Democrat should
ever knowingly support such as do not pos- ,
sees these qualifications. . Un the contrary,
Locofocoism selects such men and advo
cates such measures as will insure to the
leaders the seven principles referred to by-
John C. Calhoun, to wit: 'the five loaves
and two fishes.' ."
The tried and faithful Democrats they
discard, uiiIcbs they will, at the dictation of
King Laucus, make party spirit and party
discipline the tie plus ultra o( their principles,
standing ready at the word or party command
to advocate any and everything to secure
the spoils or office, not heeding the claims
or fitness of tried and ' faithlul public ser
vants. They substitute party platforms for
the constitutions, laws and established usa
ges of their country, and all who will not
sustain . theso. platforms are considered as
unfit to be the recipient? or public favors."
- Trusting that my' positions and views
may be fully understood, ic with the warmest
wishes for the success of the friends of west
ern improvements, and for suitable protec
tion and encouragement to American In
dustry, I remain truly your friend and ob't serv't
. ROBERT LUCAS.
To S. M, Ballard, Iowa City, Iowa.'
Testimony or a Democratic Soldier.
The Wheeling Intelligencer has tho
following spontaneous testimonial from a
Democrat who served in the Mexican war
under General Scott. It is the unsolicited
declaration of on honest man,. and needs no
comment; . 1
"The statement qf some of the oppo
nents of Gen. Scott, respecting his arro
gance, aristocracy, and cxclusiveness, are
so utterly unfounded and unjust to his noblo
character, that I cannot, though a Democrat,
refrain from detailing a slight incident to
which I was a party, in the campaign In
Mexico. I was in the entire campaign, from
the bombardment or Vera Oruz to the taking
or the capital, and have had every opportu
nity which a soldier could have, to know
bis character, and the estimation in which
hu is h"ld by the whole body or the oolHiery,
and I hesitate not to say that there was not
a high' minded and honorable soldier in tho
"hole army who could or would say a word
derogatory to the military end generous
character or Scott. He was admired by all,
beloved by all ; and the soldier who, in thnt
cainpuign, would huve uttered a word deroga
tory to our general, would have been scouted
at by his company. I wns a member ol Light
Company G, Flying Artillery, Captuin Dun
can, Twigg's division, and was engaged in
every conflict, except Churubusco, to the
taking of the city. At the buttle of Con
trerusit was my fortune to be in the column
which re-took tho t wo six pounders which
had been taken from Captain Washington's
buttery, at the battle of Buena Vista.
While engaged in turning these guns Upon
their Into musters, I received a stiot in my
thigh, which entirely disabled me for tho
time, and my compnny were forced to leave
me on their onward attacks. After the bat- -tie
had been concluded, and the victory had
been won by our conquering columns, I en
deavored as best I could to regain my column,
which had pressed forward to the field of
Churubusco the haste of the consecutive
buttles of the 20th Auguit not having al
lowed of their providing for the dead and
wounded. After the most painful efforts on
my part to reach some portion or the ad
vancing column, prompted as I was to almost
superhu.T.nn efforts' from tho dunger of being
j exposed to the gueiill:'s, WuO infested tho
' fear of our army, I made my way to a field
ot corn, bordering on the field ot battle, and
finally sank, almost exhausted, near a stono
wall, which was ruked by Riley's Qtho de
serter) battery,
" in this trying situation I was about giv-
i ing up all further effort and resigning myself
' to fate when my attention was attracted by
j 'be approach of a lone horseman, on the.
; opposite side of the fenco, who immediately,
! upon seeing my helpless situation, came to
my relief. Ho dismounted from his horse
and assisted mo over tho fence, and rescued
; me front the very jaws of death. In a short
: time I was relieved and placed in safety ;
ami thus was 1 indebted lor my lite to VVin-
i Held Scott, the nfHcpr U'Tin llama flfntfa fn thn
field Scott, the officer who caine alolfe to tho
post of danger and rescued a helpless soldier
of tho line. This is but one or the many
incidents which the generous sordiefs of the
army or Mexico can relute or their Kind,
j humane and great leader. Every moment
he spent in tho vicinity w hero 1 lay he was
exposed to tho raking shot of the base de
serter, yet he paused not, frittered not ; but
then, as ever, he proved himself the humane
and gallant leader whom the . soldiers will
remember in his hour of need. I am a
Democrat ; I have never given a Whig vote;
but if I can get to the polls I will give my
vtte for him whom I have tried in the hour
or need and found my friend. He was ever
reody to do his duty in the hour of battle in
Mexico, and the soldiers or the army of oc
cupation will in their turn do their duty in
November, and rally again under the banner
of their leader, who has so often led; tliem to
glorious victory. In the army we heard of
Pierce, but never knew him. He was never
with us on the battle-field. He may havo
great qualities, and ho may not.- For myself,
I shall support tbe man whom I know to be
great, who was with us and of us, and with
whom and for whom I shall be at the polls in,
November. Davie, Kheepibh., ,
" Bridgeport, Ohio." ...
A Peramdvlatino Ballot-Bo.x.- The
Texan judges ot .elections have adopted a
plan tq save voters much inconvenience, ia
a country where the election districts cover
considerable ground. Tbe ballot-boxes, ac
companied by the- judges and clerks, were
recently, tftken up ana down the river, and
the votes of the sovereigns received when
ever they found them.
OCrMr. N. Hawthorne, the .distinguished
novelist, haa written a biography, of Gen,
Pierce. ,. The Washington Union., h . an
nouncing the publication of the book says
it "is as pleasant reading as the best of he
author's romances!" - u ,
' A YoVbo Rebel. The lady of "Thomas.
F. Meagher, has added a gallant young
rebel to tbe ranks, Henry. Emraelt Fits
gerald Meagher, is the b.iatorio name ol the
infant Hercules.
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