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if'? QF PRESIDENT ANO VICE-PRESIDENT?
ivy t r-Lnuiuoir.-rcwcrofHiy,
having i" their possession the pro.
' V i lH f, will plea' hand them in ilu-
Mmr n-adi-M will lit iir willi us fur
itwtinna in (K-day'M p-iprr, hm tlieru
?.it iimnv iiinilivciiii'iiiioH Coiinectrd
'i i'.Mli.m of first No., of vliich
ji jiV . (rintcr rnn cie niniu' testimony,
t V- '0lll: I'lltl.lt'.
4 J jV.'tfM III prmMiliii? to )'U tin I'iral
'4, i Jl MfilK kkivuin F: Til 4 UK ii," v.
i '',-1v'-:iw:rniiv f KaMiiff n U w wonViu
!.. yd-hlvmaui ilu- rmirstv we inlwi'l t'
f ill jji. pu!Viralioi i'f tlii i:iMT, Tiiiic
.ia " lM mwtc it (.'ustoumrv lor yWi'uliiiiln
j li rrsprtxil'ilil) of fiiiuliicrlu u Jiulilir
L. 1.K-k kii'wu t tin: public tlu'ir icwn
i'i:rM luurliiiiif' urli ijiifjlioiiH as arc
!; '( ln li'.T lluMii diirin; tltcir i'!tlrittl
i, f .H'llirni'c lu tliu cUKbiin. ami from
rfVtv" .on iii'ilii nuTHnity, we w!TI junrri il
f( "1I1 W ltjl (vVVt.iR,hir. n.
-jil riViJ'iunly will pi vii "iirKutjtiriiiitji'iinil
ir'i' ?-.iW(1i,r.iliiii Iffciro ciiiiilciiiiiiii J tlu-'if;
jFtloy firtiiiwlfly iwvt tlirir mm(a
J st 'urh favos m lliv'ir iii''iiln may
I'v ,;J,il,,",i','u'5 '! HUi.iiiiii!
Hiv-;:J,nj.rl-a Uiiit place, thr uii(lrrjljjm.d
rf li-i.itWo t.nySe wont. To doiilit.
iai-caw rejaoacn uiMni4)ml:ition who
. .i4w'd Wielr .'cNtorprn,,'liUut artil
'I IT'UlO flnurishfj cuiullriii'rfitf tlii 'aur
' fptivn oniliiioia) io( tianslvi
fpr Ik 'ftr'HSoMiSiStUTi nni
J .Vf4Srtui f urfiiK lltf ,4li .'"jltii ftiH Mti'f,
-I it, ftl
' aliifi rid W Atfcitfmm. thu arr.
tior oilatc in tlio ciiTiwrcJul iiKr aiiricul
! Eiijiininla lmtvvri tfio vanta of
iij ailvwate af I auntuiii their riijlift
.-. ;.m V f(;iroii-Tlio ilrrniHiit fiifrtrif of our
jr-'pijrif auiiic inciut ly which tlicy may
.'hh.aimwii to the yorlil Tho aluiubiTin
K'-V- J1'"'' uiif " f'iuirc the " hrcath 1
I Uicrn froniilicir inuiiiiiiittc NHitioii,
'tfp -tA fuliirIw ('l'hi! liUKlmmliiiiiii, pur-
nt fiu" jrJoua and liiInoine avocation, div
mils fl.MJiis Wmr aiiwilil meet with iiiiijiIc
m.ti''iiili. niu that the" nitmt : favorable
atft - 6tJ the iliVitiriii f liia ."jinnlurH
pftruutl Our t ami .otoniv rlihiu
nf. iutuiiiil jmjiroveirflt' which are will
. k ti Wro firmly lo Vmout )ir boiuV
:i ' ittV,ani add M Oftiiuiiirrial Vrealiwiai
Ji' "il , fii ricuw. v'faiv u'i3 alh-miiVnIii a
7 - 'ifp'-ciij lbU'u,.S''f!'
f ji'PW"'---. 'f lu'i' hi'ts
f vl),?nl'f'i on ,r- tli .Mq iifj hi
!ft.i'.tm' i;''i.f O'ff-i'izi.i.n.- it jmfuniaiiil arcial
t " 'vH)j; T our couiiUy-tlm ! nuauV!
' V yti1'1 ',l5t(,''our uupialled wfttr ijfivt
':''. j r"-, 1 ' o. liuruoae of Droncllinir irfWinla uf
! i,'ni'V'Wni. Cr iiiumilaciariiiii i)urpoc)l ronnirc
sj-.tiaiy. lor mumiiuctaruig puriocn
i l"iaW iiturc ami extent bo niailv'Snown'lu
i li bjilcr that their ilUHj'II' lo cin-
Vttf. improved arrorduiKly. '
-; ' I" ttut6 everai olijctUW'tlicr Willi
.:. T nicouriiaii riiternriHC lrwiMruy
y-' 1Wi-4ej;Vii.tIie' laiul, will be tho lyitimale irti
-'i V V' ij'-JS'-liiicttl chonulor of paper, ami of
jjH2r',Vtt- lu purj in ftliilion to the
f: 'CfVi which at thin dine agitate the com-
, i' ' - " one 'end of U tJtiiri lu iho other,
r-Tpwa, whom H.c j, ounW Cr auVprnti
"r lttvtAn iunKllili " .
J bMpiOiiwa ftp diirerent cb -lila
-;f ;:tNrt .vfnriit rtaU-of ijcal ex
ivi., '. !Mslnii ilupuaaibilityi ami for
Vf .'"T.iirif VJiitf i'tirtic are dit.iiii.
t tfrem&rTtii( liiih they arc com
7fjjg, " " ;tJ"' ' 1 IjwiVfii, iinaiW up chiefly of
't n?fe:-. IJerigfM'(IilH thu aoil-M lu-
i ' 11;V2L1'? wM thbVM Henib lriiieilU of
v7 ZI-n!1 ' f tiWw Vi,rt.v
'Zijy? y'tnt tfuaiituit:.tm4Ai chiefly of
. ji(vcf of jl tduutwn und cc- j
ink p.ist experience I" ' ' '
. V'.t think
jiht . From tho fiivl roiiiiaencemeut of
I l.ji.kulg 'by the Irfiinbiid JeH, in H0, l",vn
! .iu pn-ncnt time, llie system has Ik-cii character
ized by cNpnmioti at or" lime and contraction
at another, and co;iMiieutly ruin and dislresa
f fo!ioeiu I heir iraiu. In fact, the. prr---rit hv
(in its very nature and tendency tlic enormous
proliN arisiii from iu opi'Mtiom1, clearly anew
toitJiicli ire it rharacleristic feature.
Aa a matter f' nmrniiriire alone, imleiendcnt
-f the danger to the liberties of thin l?opli' from
the crcMtiou of an imptriiihi in imjirsli), wc are of
opinion that nu.ch an imaiiutioii would lie ot ad-
vantairei but hope ami trust tliat the Ameri
can people are not entirely actuated by coiisideni-
tiona of rmnniliiKr alone, and that they will
pause and reflect In forc they take no radii a tcp.
The lanniiajjc of every lover of hi country should
he "I.iHKirrr jfCuivtviKMs vjlrruyirdx.
We tdioiild first cniictually Knnnl ourselve,
ai;:iinsl the encj-oashuiciiW of any (Kiwor, foreii;ii
or domestic rearan4)ilieietit IxiIwarK arouiiuine
instil utionaof ouf country, which cost the Wst
blood of the heroes of the Involution to brim; into
lnuii!r. before we trust our ril.ta in the hands of
smillesa eorporalioim or money chaiiKcrx.
TbimijvUo a" tMU'i''i ' opinion that, we
have nothing to fear from thu creation of nudum
instiitiiion, and arc "convinced that no harm can
result from it existence, but ijmt pood will follow
arc,' M-rha, led to thin conclusion principally
from iiyiciicf that immediate ami momentary re
lief win tallow to tin' iiecuniaTV einharraHBiTieiiU
of me comitrvr Friends beware ! T(st it not !
Is may wear on its face the aemblance of M-rfcc-'lion,
anil yet at the heart nmirisli a euuker-worm
w hich w ill gradually eat out the very vitals of our
institution, and prostrate this now happy bind at
the footstool of foreign ivi r and oipressiou.
We hold that it i wroni? in priuciplu to re-
charter a Njitionid Hank. To confer power to a
corpornliiii having fifty or a hundred millions of
dollars at. ilu toniiuand using the amc ut its
pleasure 'and for uch purposes us are likely lo be
the most advantaeou to tin; institution, are, of
themselves, Hiilliciunl rca.mii ill our opinion, thut
no auch power sheuld N ih'lculoi to any corpo
ration or privileged clas or rommuiilry. .( t
tioxn fnt priiia'jlt vrr ii j uixj icb ma
rtjflrciiH iirr," ahouH be the lanpuape df every man,
independent of any parly or influence.
' With lllis brief (jiillilic of tin; objections .Ifmilisl
a National Dank I mid this bein the principal
iaane belwe tl th! two gretil political jiurliin in
tbii iairtioii of tlie I'nioii, we ask the iitduUeuce
flfthirublic fur iil'.roducinir the auhjeet lit this
jdace, puKiiriiii!; thi'Bi that what wc have said, are
our hoiieut Heiitlmeots; ami auch being the taae,
wc have tlw inilcpcfilence to imike them known.
With th,c (juuliliitions of the dilfi rent ctimli
dalea for the IPresiiliHey, tfie public' are nnjmiiir j
ted. Their tnerita I avc teen discussed by al !er
pcua than oura. Phi vcici.ks tmf Mtv" is
thu motto we viavc adopted.
: IdMjikTi fis'lieatstwe" W-Ktvw(
cfliieul public iSftlJiNrtu.l udiire huHrwimentH
loucriiij th eembliiihiuciit of a NjHwUri Uaiik.
A ruiiliis lrifli;rauaiH.jihit)jitid;tiie ilceu
intereiit he fe,l in the perpetuity nfUo auu 'we
are fully co' iieT tliey are" ileejibjr cujjraven on
hia heart, and are cherished ' a tlic.la'st legiicy
itforthy the fosterinj; care of art American citizen.
Ilia desire to divorce the fiscal cohcerna of the
government from bank the firm and decided
stand he has takun upon all occasion of impor
tance mm responsibility the ' independciice lie
exercises restarting tin: uit mid inlluenio of
the baukint; institutioiiH of our country, clearly
shew, that hit ilemocraey is beyund suspicion.
As far as we are ueijuaiiited with the t-linmeter
of (Jk.n. II ihiiiso.h, we see nothing; to censure
as rcsjarls his honesty, or his shiinliup as a man.
With hia iiidu'ulunl views, respVctintf those im
portant ipieationa .which now auitutf the country
from one extremity to the otheryVji' aroint aufh
ieiitly informed of, cither to applaiuror censure;
but UiU'um jl lor granted that thU. arhoad vacate
and support his duct ion expren bis aeiitimenla
fdativc to the s mie. we ore, as loverti of our
oountrj' and hv'i'tnsiitutioua, in ilyty liotind to
rniac our Ba.me voice in piaH4ticn to ttiem,
. Of Uio iniilfxvy'jcrijcv of i v Hugaiso-, as
far aa the auiue may nu to Tnlhicnjetlie freemen
of thia Republic t to cast their Volef ir his fuvo-,
wo shall here 'say IjlU lilthv viewinjjfjlheni as w e
do, entirely disconnected wilh the javseiit iue
between the twfo (rreat political phrtiea; and all
nttcmiH to throw a tinsel around tho present con
Uxt, and hide tlio.tforreet'iiii'ne fwut tho people
by Iho parade String nthitu" through our citie
the exhibition of "ctilcr barrrh," and tu
dinutitifiir of " Tinfitanux sunt!''" vvc view. 11
sKTiei of bud'oonery, rather calculated b- excite
fading of jiity than to be t.reated w" rioua
toiHadcralion. To Ucat lightly leeling of
an individual, who' eK'Hisetlhivi,tfHon w
ted field and endured (h.v""' of ddier,
either ill tha caiuu ily '". or auhaltem, be
those sen fees. irr -,t tir -aiialLia either above or J
Im-iicuiIv ,,lir il"a1,"l,!, .. . . ;
. With Vse brid rciiiai ks, rcspcling our honest
oiui's liere ex pressed, w e present tho fintnuni
,n of Thf Jlliimix VrtTnulrr" to the l'ublie,
ImpiiiKo receive an impartial decision la-fore the
bar of public ojiiiiiou,
(Ji:t). F. WEAVE!,'.
' I he Clrcnil C'ohM
For this county commenced ita May iwmion oh Jie
I -ill inslarit, with a large amount of business m
the picket, and will adjourn to-day, A (rrrat
numlset of causes, (alaiut 'JOO) havo la-en disposed
of, romndenng tha iniportanco of kiiihi of thenn(
and the length, pf riirie consumed in their investi
gation, and th iiieideutul malte which usmilly
occupy more or lcsa of each day 's proceeding.
"""""I indicted furjnusluH foun
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;l"rii.c t!li m so to i!o, a lurg ni.inU r lr.i. at (lit
"--nt fay ti n.i of our rourt, nev 41 p . cpiviitury
steps to lireome naturalized,
(if town ha la-eu tlirfiwn into iji( jjuWual
ilcn e of exciteim nt- dur.ni; the wissiS f the
Circuit (Joint, by the disroeiroli of lll iHIt 1-u'i-ticwl
questions ol the day. ', .
The discussion w as opeid by the Whig cham
pion, Col. Henderson, of Mark county. This
KH'cch was mure, reuiarkMe for mildness, and
being free from party slujn; (so freipa'iit umong
piiliiical speakers) than Jliir uny weighty argu
ments or sound rcnsonin. He was followed by Mr,
llaker of Springfield, w ho attempted lo dazzle and
please his audicuev by Ijis airy flight and lofty
strides of imagination, rather thaiL by appealing
to their reason. j
Judge Cavalry replied in one of the most abb
and argumentative discourses that wc have evi
listened to. He candii!ly and fairly examined
great iiiestioi!s of the (Jay, and tdiowt'd most ri
uinphahlly the correctness of the principles ' the
democratic party, j
He was replied to by .Mr. Dickey Ptl
wa. . He amused bis hearers' 'by hi laugh;
..111.. Iiu'.1..t.'u till. I .TllltK kl..t-t..tf IIA WDl'I'I'll
iimt'mcf i1iniMriuv rvilflutLt liH of tlir
bitteinltiled to kitt Wa-Sifft bytiAllilAV"
Mf. Coffins, ol mrt; followed on ie mj muc,
and displayed eonsklc'rable tart V ctadingt tlir;
main miestion at irfaue, and sih7 ,elopieiitly to
make the worse appear the betfiyreaaons.
Mr. Dlidue. the democratic Jandidale for the
house, replied in a very ablu anner, unraveling
the Whin sophistrv ,aiid expising ' the fallacy of
the Whig doctrine. He ninlted liimsell W illi
Honor, mid showd the deiorralje party had not
been deceived when tlieylceted him as their can
di.late. (len. Turney J L-a kport, closed the dis
cussion, in a caaddospaasioniitejnaniicr. He
set forth the truU democracy, . onjlhe broad
eternal basis ntol wl h those truths rest. We
nre fo llv HiitiAlii'c villi. the result. During the
whole disi llusion, icimvraey has ntoisl the test,
ami the priticipliv appear like refiner's gold, the
purer ami brigl r the more they are cxaiuiueX
(lH'ii and fair iM'iission is all we rk.. 'Truth is
might v and V''l prevail." "
(TV The l
TheVifi iiit Court of Kane ctiuiily com-
menccs onMonday next.
'1 ke 'I'iim-wi-II ICriHirJcr."' .
" Theire.-eut pnlitical contest, has 4lic lifli rt of
verv mil h im reasing the number of newspapers
and perislieals in our own Stale, and in fact all
iwcrlh l niou; established for the SSOI.E l'Ult
I'OSi: ol'futihering the political '.iows ofllir par
lies la which they nre attached. Materials for
coii'meiiciug a new paper at Ottawa, went J;p tbaJ
rivrn few (lays ago, to la-called tlie "i.liiKie free
X fukr" dcmocriitic in publics," &c.
(rT-W'c dinilie afiovc from a late iiumU'r of the
' 'I'lizewell KeportuJT" tkijt ntraf paper lately com-
tneiiecd ut rckiu.Tii7.eweII comity, iu tins Mate;
lilid merely notico "the exlrnet hero giva'i, for the
nuniosn of forrectius an' crtur into whicVthc edi-
Am liavc falWi.in KMwrtiiii,: tl.a thia rM'Vunorig.
(itUer,u' ct.al)l.siu-d for thfc ;' VOLE Pl'HPOcSE
ifb htTinf MitWrKM1i M iry" to
tors of the Ife-torter'tor jpwkiiig 'iliu as ipuT
Have tliey n aJ our p.apiiuT ' Ji'oo.t, wljf hv
they given their opinion al' tlui Character of this
paper in adviuiee of ita publication ?
Tlie obect of the esuiblislimcnt of tills paia-r i
m,t for the ".SOLE- PLKl'DiSKof furthering the
political views" of the parly lo which we belong.
We arc not so vain as to suppose that our feeble
"llbrls, nhould we devote them tntirtlylo party
purposes, nre of sullicieiit moment to liavu any
material liilluem-e, uithcr ft or against the party
to w hich we belong ; but v".v ing a ntutrulf paper
without " life oraoul" itsliamed, or intimidated
by fear to let the principle of its conductors be
made known to the Public, wc have, "shown our
colors," and nre willing that every man, friend or
foe, should givi lliem an impartial liivrstigatinm
holding the s'litiiiient that "lie who cannot reason
is a Uigot, r"d be who dares not is a 8ave."
Fev places iu the west possess so many ndva'n
lagii as the town w hose name aliuuls at the head
of this article. Comparatively, it is yet in its iri
iuicy; and its resources, for thu want of capital,
and for other reasons, have but just begun to be
developed, and yet it ncads not tile, eye of pra
phesy to discover, that at no distant day, it iU
lieconic theiieiitofUrsc tnanufacturing.'cjninlers
ciol und mc""'til interests, .
Olt d stands at the junction of ic Fox riv
er ith tho Illinois, ut Oio head orsteum boat nav.
igation, (except at low water;) eighty mile
aouth-wet of the city of Chicago, and ifteeii milca
alaivo the termination of the Illinois mid Michi
gan ('anal: and is tho eeat of justice Vor Lnsulle
county. It was laid oil by tho Canal Remission
era, ubout ten years since. Ilut for the first seven
yuurs, its growth was very slow, in consequence
of the very uparse settlement ot the country during
that period, and most of the btiies g then
eontfned to the south side of the Illinois river.
Within tho lost three years, however, and since
the commencement of the public works, business
has sought the north side of the river, and the pop
illation and business have increased more than
one hundred per cent.
The town at tho lowest estimate, contain about
one thousand Inhabitants, exclusivo of tho la
borers on the canal; composed mostly, of emi
grant from New York and the New F.nrland
stutes, with small proportion from Penny!raiu,
Ohio, Kentucky, and other western states.
There am within the limits of the town, eleven
Dry goods stores, two Drug store, four Hotels,
c'jjht Groceries, one Tiri, Sheet iron, ami Move
store( (me Hut manufactory, five Blacksmith shops,
three Txilor's, two Wulch maker's, four luxmia
ker's, ime.Cabiiiet maker's, two Carriage, nud
Wagfnu matter's, two f-Wdlo nud Harness Ma
ker's, on Chait Factory, four Painter thare mt
aojw, one VunainOjj. epMlsfiva CjimiUcj& and
T'Kysiciatv, md, three
'I'Ma -inl tstlir ti 'tuil'i if 01 ii '-'g!.! maii y;.,
i.Mfa!fy,twn.i:i-. ij,lv, our wec'.lv, " i ij,!.-semi-niunil'.ly
- : . ; ' ;
The Illinois ami Jvticlan ('anal, passe ulong
Iht northern liiiiin'ofr town, and for about two
Uiilej ig one bundled et w ide; and a Feeder for
ty feet wide and f...'eet deep', which w ill be nav
ignble fiirordina'ri2ed eaual boats, commences
at Dayton, on Fyt river, four mile from Ottawa,
and joins the nin ranal, at the north w estern
corner of the tw ii- 1 bis will supply the. canal
with all th( yatcr necessary for navigation, and
besides, wil'u'iiish a surplus water powerto any
necessary Xtfnt. To facilitate the iiyf of this-
siirpliistcr, and to coijnoct the main cafial with
the IJi'i' river, the state has authoriwl Uiu con
str'fn of a side cut, nfliety feet w ith-, and six
f,tnVp: which after dropping jw wi4.ft.
iimeiiiatcly afu-r leaving the eaiuil, by a luck,
passes along the western side ot the fOwn, n a
level, to the second bank of the- liver, which- is
here about thirty feet above low, and fifteen feel
above high water mark, where it again drops down
to the level of the. river, and continues in a direct
line iicross the narrow bottom to in -miction with
tho Illinois river. Along this bank, and nearly
t right angles wilh the sidi i ut, it is in content-
" construct a oasm easiwariuy 10 cox
ivi r, forjlui use yl'nilU, and lher hydra)iliu in
hiitery. 'J'he feeder U ufiarly completed, and the
iilc-cut cnlirelu.su, excejit the ba k, to' within a
few rods of Tlie hiartk, and it requires the ev
peiuliturc of inly 'ten tt twelve thousand dollars,
am! the labor of the force al present, cinplovcd, for
ahovft 0ti. months, to so far complete the work,
as to iiiiike itic water power available for any pur
pose, and to any required extent.
Thcsiluatinn of the town is very pleasant, and
more healthy than any other on the Illinois river,
tlumgh fir the hisf two years the inhabitant huve
suflcrcTI coiisidcrubly, from bilious compluiiits,
so prevalent iii the Westi-rn 'country. Ilut this
was not owing so much to any local i'ausf, as to
the extreme und unprecedented (Untight of (Ilu
seasons. Town am! country, suH'cri'ir" nlik last
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si'iisoii. Ordinarily, there is but lilllu to 4car mi
the score of health, us there is no stagnant 'tvi-vter
near the town, and the w ater drain off readily af
ter fains. The lw rivers, except inmiytliatcTy jit
iionl ot the I'lWii, rim Willi u rauiii, itiul "jkinost
liici-H, broken current, over a rocky or gTuvclly
k'd, And are very clear. The- Fox "piflrlicularly,
throughout almost its enlire lenu'tli, from the pure
s)ring's, and lakes of Wisconsin, when it rises,
to it coiiiluence with the Illinois, xuus witlfa
sirong transpiin iii current, imonung Mivunuuicj
power almost every mile, and watering some of
the most beautiful anil fertile portion of flic tfatej
Ottawa ossesscs advantages for commerce and
tnuJcwith the surrounding country, which no ri-
al toAVii enn deprive her.of. The Illinois, tho Fox,
the Uig Vermilion, together with thuir fuimerous
tributaries, aits' also many large gloves liug oil'
from these, streams, occupy such, positions and
maintain such relations with tliia town in their
interests, as to render any attempt to druw away
., . '. : n. ' i ..
incir Biipjiori, m:.-
-X lhis pwft Is arx e ssiible at ail seasons of the year.
from the country around, as all the road centering
w,-vt, Ave- liurh roHiiur mp'-if :
j (,n"hiect tr in' iulauon''lr.J . which can
lbs yaM Uin sgu. J his advsrititge in the wit, is
no slight one, as every one can readily perceive,
who is ocquiinted w ith the situation of most of
the towns onnnvigable rivers.
Ottawa lwinalie seat of justice of one of the
largest and nof Jrrtilc counties in the iStatc, must
necessarily w Igcthcr a greater amount of in
fluencc and than other towns not possessing
this udvanttge, and must likewise command much
of that poi-ion of trade, which from local causes,
would othe wise seek different channels,
One coisideralion which is of great importance
to the heath and comfort of the inhabitants, should
not be but sight of, and that istlie pure water
w hich ca.i be obtained in any part of the tow n, bv
sinking wells to thu depth of from tw enty-live to
thirty fust into a pure sand rock, w hich lies a few
feet bcliw the surface
In ni"akingof the geological advantages, it is
only n(ressaryJt say, that siornr corn w
l..iii oitilkv.can be ofituincd n:iiliuosl every di
rectfon, ud within a short ilisuiTirY from the tow'n,
1 ' T' '
to ulircst any extent, tiood bniu rooh, ouoii as is
usd for building the aqueduct across Fox river,
is found w ithin about two milos, andean be pro
cured with but Utile ctpensc. Sand'and clay for
making brick, abound in uny quantity and of an
The county is now building u court house und I
ail, at a cost of over twenty thousand dollars,
which when computed, will add much to the ap
pearance of the town, and will be an ornament to
the county. A
To the lovers of nutate, the scenery around pre
sents almobixinflvullci! attractions. Seldom docs
the ey rest upon a combination of objects of such
quiet and touching beauty, as are wen clustering
around tho place w o have been describing. The
scenery is not of that bold and striking character
-which is to be seen in more broken and mountain
ous districts, and which fills the mind wilh aston
bthinentat the mighty energies of tho'"(!reat Ar
chitect of Nature, but it. is such, as involuntarily
inspires th beholder with emotions of love and
gratitude townhls tin K-nificent Being, who has
made such a beautiM world for the habitation of
man. . '
In drawing to a close, the v,;l(.r would remark,
that his aim has ntn to present tits, and not to
draw upon fancy, in order to embellish r. picture.
If any error huve crept in, they are such as will
not materially ellect the truth ot tho desc.riplion,
but will rnlhcr tend to lessen than heighten tho
The speculations in regard to iu future pros
pecU, are hosed rlon data herein presented, which,
together wi'O the fact, thut the surrounding
country, whose trade must necessarily seek this
market, is of inexhtiustaMe fertility, must con
vince tho reader thai Ottawa, at no distant dav,
fywIU occupy a prominent poVtom among the nu
merous thriving cities and low n oi iu.
ami ' 'i-i we. b, '.viuch ajip.ircn'lv In tutii'u
t. , ',.', . , , I .j .1,1 ili'Vf . .,! ,,i te
! ?-. ry. 'l-i . . '
4i instance w as made known to our cilizeiu.when
sear 'h war made in tile river for the siiiiawcd
owper of the prdperty; After a short examimtion
of the rivervt!ie lasly of Henry Carpentir was
found. about two liundred yiirda froia the place!
where the cbithes und watch were kscovereil.
Iiwuiity iaathibuted mi the cause of thia a. t. The
dil-eased lus. left" wife and several chiMreii to
utouin th; tosi of husband and parent.
An iuip.list was held over tho body by coroVr
T. J.'True, and thu verdict of the jury was that
" he i came ta his death by drowning."
The 'roi. .
We luarn from a fnrmcr on Fox Kiver, that
the coming cros arc quite promising, particu-
1 uly the wheat crop, which our informant stat
to be much farther advanced ' tins season than is
usual lit this period of tlfi: year.
rjj Several articles intended for to-day's paper,
have. bcei. unavoidably omitted, "
Dniiori'iitic lili-i-t 'oiivi,nlion.
At a niL'i'linrr of delegates of tlie drmo
inoi'nitie ptirty from the counties of Laj
Salle, Kane and lie Knlh, at Ottawa, on
the day of May, 1810, in pursuance
of a call of tlie central corj-cf-pondino; com
mittee, lor the purpose of noininaltno; a
candidate lor lenr.C!tciitajive, the Hon.
W.m. Staddkn was called to tlie- rltuir,
and . ()lx Ghrvtr ami Jvol li. Levhis
ton, Exqrx. wereaj'pointed secretaries.
On calling the names' of lite delegates,
tlie l'ollowiiijr .'entlemeii jrBfenfed tlttitr
credentials, and took their peat.s. t
l'lto.M the C'or. rv or LA SA1.1.K .
Ih ookjit ld J'rccuu f John Palmer mid
(ieo. W, Aniistronir. ;, .. '
Ihttton Win. StaddiMi.vnia'rle'jf.;
AlitleCnnd .Willi Ti. Doniivnn.
"t V..ti..v S!i.,...ll x if"u Vr
I'U'iMlii ' t"iv" vuniu, j. I', .uy-
ner, John S. Annstronr, AVin. I. Doyil
ami Meitlien ivton y.
... . . '
Jjonnn iwvm i rawionl. Jolm llupp
i 1 1 .i t m
w l i l i a at r
utui II. nweaiiami. .
,Ottnwu illiatn rK. : ArnisiroTi!r, L"
L Wood in jV, M. Donolme, I.. ILDeJano,
(eo. II. jNorns, it. J, iteed and Joseph
.SWA OttairuVf. Cnshman,
J. O. Clcwer and li. li. Reynolds.
, Troy C'yivOustia-Wixnn, Asa Mann
mid J:isTin (Iriilnx-. ir. .
ermihan Joel W Arinstronir, 11.
('. Cook, Kejson Alverd and M. E. llol
lister. . , .
Jf'cslcrn Mr. McDerinot, 0. Cbarle.,
M. Molt, Win. ClnnnaseioW. Kennedy,
J. ' IMi'l-'tiiinn .uiel H JoTT'iiTi " ,
I'llovt IvAMi- CoUX'tV-- " -:'
'Elgin rrccincfVr. 3: 'Pcffi,'jdm S.
Cajvert, Adnu"Mann and ('olton Knox.,
AY. f'Aare-tra Minard, li. T.IItini
Wm. B. IMatu awl JoshnaWiek3
-..'iC'idunhf David I)nniiniu-Miirli
r'lftcher, .lames iCrCana jyjJrrr-i
'iC'ttlttnht David I)nniinm-Miirk WU)nv',niVjn with them, sUWetu sul
ticfter, ,iames icrrianO Wiii'if.5atT)r our MpforfW;aoft;
Fox Hirer J! fU IiVtritoWVin. -- rrho ' follovinir named nersons 'l
Tb,.eiU T T . T'n m n" iilT -i IS A rttwM.,.
JAtllc and Uig Hock James Scott,' 11.
Fisher and Win. Palmer.
iudlernXm: 15. West, Daiid
Wheeler and D. W. Annis.
Fkom 1)e Kalh Countv
Kingston Precinct Jonas llaight and
Charles W. llraneh. '
Kiihiraukic J. C. Kellogg and Amos
Sycamore fi. (!. Jewell and L. J).
Walrod. " w '
OA to Eli llames and Austin Ilayden.
Sdmarutiilcr-C Potter and li. Wood
ruff. . , y
Puw ' EJer N. John and llenj.
On iqotion it was resolved that tlie con-
Vcn lion p., , ..IfaJU..
After Several ballolings, Ai UJJodok,
Esq. was found .to have a ninjcfrhy of all
the votes jriven, whereupon it, was '
JlctiQlccd, That AUK. R. DODGE,
Esq., be unanimously chosen af the can
didate of the democratic party of this dis
trict for Representative.
JuDoli'cJ, That a committee of five be
chosen, to draft an address to the citizens
of this Representative district,
"TTponi)vhich the Tollojv-ing feenjlemen
were namMAij salU eomiuitltee-AVUliain
Chiiituisero, M.Ti. Hollistcr, J. O. Clo
ver, M. W. Fletcher and C.t.Jevcll.
( )n motion rosolvcd, that llir procee
dings of this convention be published' hi
the 'Illinois Free Trader," "Clricaio
Democrat" and "JuJict Courier".; .
On molion roJvciVthat ikis conven
tion do now artjiaJtrn. '"""tfoT."
(Signed by tlie Officer?.'5'.''
Wilis DisliktC'onvfutioW, -1
Agreeable to previous noliee'a District
Convention was held at Ottawa on Hire
13th day of May, 1810, for the nomina
tion of a candidate to be supported by the
Whigs of Kane, De Kalh and La Salle
counties, at the approaching Election, in
August next, to represent the district iu
the Slate Legislature.
The meeting w as called to order at 1(1
o'clock A. M. bv the choice of Sa"tki
McCarty. Esq., of Kanecountv, as chair
man, and I! tlliam Ilaxkdl, of La Salle,
A committee of three were chosen to
examine credentials of delegates, and a
committee of seven to select suitable'pri-
sons to till tlie following offices in this
convention, to wit: one President, one
Vice President and two Secretaries. '
v,!. medio? then adjourned to meet
atram at . j
,n- i ' '
. if rii TSUliS aS V
.,! n. vviataiun.,:z '
SM N KINNE KQR- Presim
Iam!s Kino, EwiL it-e Vrcid.-nt.
Which report, was -.itaiinu .
. .' i -
'l'le eotnmittee to examine cedeniial
madd their report, from which it appcare :
that 75 persons were duly t leeted s -members
of tliis convention and enlitled
seals its such, w hich report was tinai 1
N.usK' acctptetl. ' ;
VvkJ, That incase of ahsenec of al ,1
dileg-ie from a ptccinct, the 'jremauy
Jelepvts from ptnji precinct bo autne--
zed to fill fuch vacancy and liaml iu i
names of oersons so selected to tlie Si'V
llestJced tiiumhious!!, That wheu
. . e f i ...o :'n ll.iu fnni
there an mil if w ipcfc-t" j"
tion from Kane cointy and none tron.'t
Kalh. , that we nW proceed. to si
candidate to reprrsent (he ilistrict uj
State Legislature, Which lionunatioij
be recommended K) the Whigs f J
J I V - ti.
and DeKalb counles.'for inracn
at a ( 'onvention witch is to be lui
Geneva on the 27li day f May i"
liesolvi'il That he mode ot proe
in the selection ola candidate be t
callintr the name nl each lnember
4itr1 tint J'npll HUilalH'
a his name is call'd either by thi
or -written ballot, itsie hiay prcler.
; The follow inj? rsons were th
eommentjeri bv tliar respective frie
ni.l rm,.i. wit ; -Allen Hii
Caleb A: .' iliwkiinin, Lewis AV,
and Ceo. VH)ley, Esiirs., ami
a vote being iiik sh liic result was
lows : -' rA 4 .?
K ll ii V. Tii'iMinrA bad 5 vote
Caleb A. 15itfkiii!;ham ti " S
Ixiwis W. J,tiik; 51 rfv;
. Ceo. W. II JV , .. , !, "
Wlirnnpon was uraninmusiv ; - t
, that L,:wM.ini E"l- ,H,;
inonsly select 4s the candUale for
rescntatire rt ' ' " r
V.n.J ..w-,ii)ii.-i, That w
quest tlitWhlp Do Kalh and
eonnlies tim.i:f itt Convention at lon
tl, 2'.v, 'dv 'of May inst., 'am
qiiirtrc in-1 tl nomination oi i.-i-I
,'i.k, Esq. -.Is thVliig candidate to X
resent tlii.i iliHriet. ' J
IhsokrA'rimnimovtl'h That 1c? W
hnWt.:, whose duly u
tc i.i ittvwia sflKr,cniU'iitioiiKof Whiri(
Cenevaf'i ViU if uid inectinir sltoitU
acquiescR in he lioiwination of our. f'e
citizeif, f,.avn.ink' Esq.,. as afore
ihen to "meet Wtlt a proporiioiuue uu.
f ik'lesates from aiil counties, at,
ttuiv.ntwn witli them, s'cAwtTi sui
. i.Tr .,. Co,., t..v n..9 i....trr-;.S-Xft..:j.
then unanimously selected as sai-
gates, viz : ' ;
Daniel F. Webster, '1. L. Dickevl
Clark, Ahuon Ives, William A. HiiV
Churchill Collin, Dr. John Hiath, Drl
.:..ii t.' T.- xx7:ii:.f... nr tJ
im ivi'l, u. lv. iiiiii.iiii?, jii, , UOl
Voted that this comniittee have poy
... -ii n
iu uu an vacancies. j 1 j
HcHolvcd, That Lewis WiLink, Ei
be invited to attend said convention at u
neva,' in company with our delegates;
Tlie business ' of the District Coilvel
tion liavinir been finished, it vii then '
Ihsohed, That tlie countyjof La SajM
by her Delegates present, nov proceed ij
select W hitr candidates tor tie offices?
Sheriff and otto County GWumioi!';
Whereupon -DowNpy Hwiiij-f-R'?
niuonsjv selected "SlFv' illiM 3 ;,
EXEzEiyXiitF, forCfjunty Coimnkiirl
jnurnit dodto meet arain ill SininelieR, ,
Loiflie3c! of day of June next. , M
1 he Lpnvcntion lhen adjourned.
f. vtSigned by the Officers.) '
post orrit k notu'I'.
'fljc.c'45acttiiHe for thoarrirali
eatnaif naiTfroin Chicago is daily, i
Saturdays, by 9 o'clock P. M. Dei
daily, except Sundays, at 3 o'clock ;
i"il ail lroiy the south west by the vJ
Ulaek Partridge, CrowMeadow, M H
uuu erauiiouvme arrives a times ai
by 8 ij.jVJ? Depart same days at 31. '
1y fh.wf Home, Lacon, llUmi
uuu, a-fin-very auernato uay It tli'-
fame hoursor , ',. "I
VM'y- roil up Fox Itiver, via UJlonJ
Newark .4 Oswego to K'spervilleltfartsi
"eycry Wednesday at ti o'clock A.iiimd!
arrives every "Saturday by 5 P. M l A J
-nceKiT ma-uup l ox Kivcrvia J vttuu
txr - ar ' Vi , . " -t.
NU'(hvnie,-Pem"itk'ld. Dristol anil kimri
Ko iJal-Vx ((Teneva) arrives every Iilay
ny l i A. ill, mnl departs same day It
! 'lit kdlcv
Ueeklv mail to Trov fiuan aViti ' J
every fealunlay b 12M and HCiix u tr'
samedav at 1 R. M. . V - - , T : 1
Weekly mail to rsjiillcs, icsluvt :'
andfreturiitf every Saturdjiy. ,1 ., ,
eim fliomiilv inhL xvta 1'onliac, ind ;
a. ...-. i, i . . fj
Tvaier j (
ftui. wwainiiie, liupuvis K'
I hursday atj? M. and arrives
foUowin "at . 1 1A. M;
Teryotw sending tetters LVstjor South, ?
tiriTUWliaa'tl tliem in at wK carlvia.- vtt
Iiottr "as rKWsible. as the Vi MS is authiil i
Lied to dtlitcr the mail in .'U'fr'patioil c'--
PwsliJtlicc orn on vccV' dayf'
c'.'i iV-i. - . a Vs-.
-V :' ';.W,,
ring Miuinesslours. 0 f J ivs roir S
ta ID o dock A. .AL A fry, - to U p.
fV" o'ciik k, P. M- '1
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