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THE INDIANA STATE SENTINEL
WILLIAM J. BROWN, Editor
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THLKSDAY MORNHM1, MVV 8,
Our neighlxir of the Sentinel always alights on Iiis feet
like a cat. He bad prepared a set of res.-lut ions, which Trousdale, the Deinociatic candidate, savs thev were not
he either forgot or was afraid to have presented, and , woat were' entirely satisfuctoi y to him. Bui if Ihe Tu
whicb for aught we know are yet quietly lying on his gitive slave law is rigorously adheied toby the people
mantle-piece. Failing to secure by the cm.-ention a j tie N,ihern States, that ho is in favoi of abiding by
r-'cognition of hi hol.liv, that devotion to the F. gitive them, but if they rcqawred a repeal or a moditicatioii.
Slave Bill is a t.st of Democracy, he makes a virtue of n,e Suutli must take a course armicfa every true Amerf
necessity, and pronounces the foregoing resolution " the e.,m lllit deprecate to secure themselves rights which'
Stron-j. st in favor of th- Fugitive Slave Law that could ; arc expressly guarantied lo them by Use compromise of
i uate been drafted." Well, as w- voted for the reaola- ; 1 10 Couatiluliuu. This brings his opponent into an issue
tion in the convention, anJ approve! of it liefore. and af. not little euiban.ssing to bin , not tlmt they are Ml
ter its passage, we- suppose all diff rences of oi.mion 1 his sentiments ami who savs uh reluctance he will sus-
Oerween t e Matcsman anu ö'n.i!iiei are pnerea. anu we
fcigjaialong t ig t ier in harmony. Marirmo-t. j
The abova calls for one or two words ot explanation. !
Ths editor had been charged with attempting to dictate
jßß the convention. It was said that he had determined J
to secure the nomination of Mr. Hendricks, and M pro- !
cm e the endorsement of the compromise measures. For ;
thst reason we detcrmmed not to interfere in any way 1
aäh the action of the c.n enlidlMtfk not a member 1
arwl had no consultation with JHRtcT to tho charac- j
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ter of the resouons. The comm.ttee on resolutions
were Messrs. Stewart. Sleeth. Babeoek. O.ersireet, '
J 1 .kson. Butler. A. Junes. lUa
cousist.-'it Democrats. The ch
30, Mr. Stewart,
anl Mr. Slcetb, of Shelby, had been members of the j
Sc .ate, and in the darkest days of Froe-siilism in
ffc-ir official capacity, had refused to yield to tlie storm.J w,u ";lVÜ "e sympainiea 01 tue people 1.1 its
... 1 , . favor here, lor they will be sat, shed t.iat in giving their
Whilst Auditor Ellis was advocating Fiee Smlism in auft?ltrt u, liiat r . 1 ty , their interests will be b.-tt r sus
northern Indiana, and tainting 'the whole political at- tamed in the next Presidential canvass: but if, on the
mospher with the effluvia , f UMnMtiam, these Senators oihcr hand, it is shown thai it is to the whig party of
... 7-s 11. the North tliat they are to look lor a party who main-
were vog agatnst Ibis miserable bomfeg. e ereV t.OI,M,rom48 tfte -r;oti.ut,on with a more
willing to endorse any resolutions which they might re- zealous effort, then the ouis are in favor of the Whig
commend. In the whole length and breadth of the State arty of the South.
. . m These facts are having a greater influence upon the
there are not two stronger advocates of the ugitivo , ., ... ' ., 3 ,., . , - s .
a election in this State than ull other sublets pu tau gut her.
ave law than these gentlemen. We prepared Do reso- I n,j jt is is with no little degree ol inisreprSjaaeealion
lutions none were submitted to as we had no inter- and gai MtapfVl extracts, on the part of the v hio papers,
view with the committee. The resolutions were drawn ! t!,aij!eJ arU,- e?i,raS to car,y tlu' ""l"o l'at
... ., tlo the Whigs of the North are very unanimous 0 their
up by Mr. Stewart, and although the editor of the States- M1ipoit 0f tlie compromise in every particoiar. They
man intimates that they were submitted to nirui ket p the fact of the coalition 111 Masachusctts beibxetlie
peetion and that he approved them, we do j1liTt'-,,,l ng th'' a-se. turns of liee-soil papers. Who
. m . . . . ... , it u aaa i have endeavored to claim lellowslnp with the demoerney
.uj -,c t..e p.. m mm woony u-a. ar,
Stewart staled to the committee that lie had copied the
itiat lie had copied the
resolution ado; t d tf4
resolution on the subject of the
from the Sentinel, it being the
the convention in the first District, which we had cor-
dially emlorsed before the meeting of the convention,
U' h.vr iaba. t r.fKr III
'j inn'. il" voll V v i l 101.J 0".M' ci IUI 1 q1 1 . m
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WßttA S -man, il he is in lavo,
Ol tne cardinal doctrines ol tlie JJemocratn- partv. as e-
pressed through the action of the Baltimore Convention
im iJUft .ith ,K- .Ali,;.. r -.ii.-,.. .1.
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fJise measures, aS they are, and opposition to the repeal
Wfßß modification of the fugitive slave law, then we are on
the same platform.
We understand that Dr. Ellis declines to take a seat
in the Free Soil Convention, which assembles to-day. I
Whether it is because he lias not been regularly consti
fated a delegate, or because he is backing out from the
doctrinas of the party, we have not learned.
From tlie lilooaiiiigton It,rlfr.
The Illoomlield Convention.
k On the 21st inst., the Democracy of tin,. 6th Congr. s-
innal O.ntriet held a Convention at Bl nointield. a'
ing to previous appoiniiueat, to Hleel a suitable caadi
date for Ceagr . Every county in the Distiict betone
4paS fully repteseilti d. Tint wa Lawrence. Mr.
rr was there, however. The delegates presented the
nppearanec of an Beaestseal for pnneiple, love 01 bar- : forwarding the interests of different portions of the cn
inony, but a dcterminaiiou to stand by their favorite h der 1. ? It is gratifying to all lovers of the Union
candidate. ! to witness the com se taken by nearly all of the demo-
Ta C'Msventioa wasorasizd by calling Mr. Thomas
lair, and appiintmg Messrs. Wil
iee.. At the uneniug of the meet-
of a resolution permitting all
to act as delegaii s m r i'ii icspec-
.Mr. H ig. t 'lonioe introduced areiWKl
iprefai-ed with a preamble r citing Mr. Carr's i rV -th in "l 1 111 an uiipiensant positi4po-.ird the
a'rc, declaring that the Convention uht to give Democracy, if they would support the Democratic
Carr a clear field, and not proceed to any other I nominee for President in 1852 with any degree of eiithu
nation. A!W a speech in explanation and support . siasm, for no one ean expect that a man can be nomina
e resolution from Mr. Hughes, it was voted uoon, t- I who is not fullv nledüed to the compromise " to the
and reeerv. but me vole. " I
A committee of one from each county was appointed !
the number ol vote ii which each should be
tptitled. and after tho report of ttjja committee, it was
"resolved that the delegates of eacbtjountv select and in
afcucr a mir able man to cast their votes rtm voce. This
Bng dane, and after the vote were taken, Col. Willis
til. Gorman was found to have received all the
of the Convention but two, whersupin he was uiiani
non.y declared the nominee of the Democrati,- party of
the 6tn Confression il District for Congress. He being
present. w loudly called for and finally came upon the
el a ad and addressed the Convention in a si ie of very
able anil appropriate remarks, frequently interrupted by
applause. During tlie progress of tho business of the
Convention, Mr.arr, bcin' c,l!. nndeliveicd n .lent
speech in which e related his grievances, ami asked
jnstiee of the Democracy of the District. Messrs.
IU.ining and J. R. Jone ali aildr. ssed llie Covenlion,
by rcpiest, in eloquent strains, exhoi ting the Deleffetee
to be united in the coming struggle, urging the D-mor-ra-y
to stand by the nominee of ihe Convention. Great
er unanimity rwver prevailed in any lody of gnt lernen
ver assemble.! lor any purpose.
W have neither time nor pace to notice the Conven
tiwrfarther thin week. Next week we will g.-e the
proceeding! entire from the hands of the Secretaries.
Hon. Jawks W. BoacE has been nominated lor
1 . l. rv gt l.ij .. - u .
vuni(ii-i!s n in? 1ciiHirrnif; LnnveniKin, ne.u m iiuio-i
ington, yeaterdsy, by a majority of ten votes over A. JJ
Ijourned meeting of t lie Democracy of Indiana
was beta hi tiio Senate chamber on Monday evening, 25th
H"n. Cyrus L Dunham was calhxl to the chair, and
E. W. H. Ellis, Jn. B. Norman, and W. B. Chase were
appointed Secretaries, m
The ineetinjj was addressed in an able and forcihle
manner. Iy Dr. Sherrod, Col. Mav, Col. Gorman, Ma-
I -or "eCnrty, II .... R. D. Owen, and the President.
0fl nlolion o- Mr 0won, the following resolution was
Ht sol red. That a committee of nine be appointed by
the chair, as a committee of Vigilance, authorized to call
a mass meeting of the Democracy of Indiana, at such
"me as tln-v m.ivilecm it expedient: and, il possible, to
Neurath. attendance of General Lane on I hat occasion.
Also, to take sndi other measures in furtherance ol
Gneral La 's claims as a candidate for nomination by
he Dem.icratai Convention in 1852, as to them may seem
l ssf" ,he
Jamt's P. Drake. Jacob P. Chapman. W.J. Brown,
W. A. Gorman. J-hii Caia: E. W. H. Ellis, R. D.Owen,
James H. Lime, Wm. W. McCoy.
On motion of Major Chase, the Democratic papers of
the State were request d to publish the proceedings.
And the Convention adjourned sine die.
C. L. DUNHAM, Chairman.
E. W.-H. Ellis,
J. B. Norman, Secretaries.
W. B. Chase, )
Fur the Indian Slate Sentinel.
Mr. Editor: it may not be uninteresting to the
re .ders of t.iu Sentinel, at this time, when there is so
Matth anxiety felt in all parts of the Union, in ascertain
ing the true position of the public sentiment on the
great questions ol political interest liich are now agitat
ing the mind, with no little degree of exitement. to learn
lue slate ol feelings and the grounds which the parlies
a. e taking in the present State canvass, in Tennessee.
The question, which is of all others of the most inter
est at tin. Mine, and which bids fair to be through the
iimyI Pi.wtiliifi:il ointiis t Ii: f nt fho m uu iuhiiikm
winch is dwelt upon at length, and is thoroughl'uiid
candidly discussed. Both ol theean-lidatcs for Governor
,ake grounds 111 favor of those measures, although Gov.
t.,,u m mau f.r President m who docs not su-tai
tlie fugitive slave law, but Ii kn-jw, or, et hast, is
learlul. Irom llic course vMncli ttitf iortlieri. wugs area.
I"'"- t :i ' ,e ""' "'S8 be required to sua-
im . 1 . mill intii Hi '1 11 1 11 t I . a rtArai art .-. I I n v. 1 I f 1 r. w
pri.s,idL.i) a! Cite Northern papers havo taken lino up at
ihoaWcriBM uf their patriotic Presrfden'.. This couise,
1 e, i jtttified by the No, il.e.rn wings on thcig round
that the S.iuth required their suppoi t In the last Pesi-
l!eBlml canvass, L an unpledged man. Il is evidently
the object of lliu whig leaders of Tennessee to pn paie
"l" i,an)' "l Male to support a man who is
not pledged to the figi.ue slave law.
A u 3epeIld- up , lhe srUl wllvlB5r this Uw l.uD
.. snstiiine.l or it i natural thai ti.e names of tins.
South should lie influenced. 111 some degree, by the course
. TaV. 1 av . 1 T 1
taken ly the two great partu s 01 tue nwrin. 1 lien
if the democratic nartv ol ihe Nori Kaiisiaius the fuiri-
,jVe aw WlU, a greater unanimity aiid" ood faith
than lue whig party, the Democratic party of the South
(1hJ autjl0r(ty to proV0 ,al lt is sUS,a,IlCd by the
dem ratio party of the North. This every candid and
dem -c ratic party oi the iSortu. 1 his vvery
unprejudiced reader, even l the whig j aik
S-' t'j- JjZ
The whig p. s- .re erf ' arc fid not ML 4
course talftoii iv nearly all ihe leadings impeTs
parly of the north imt in. ike c nt- us extracts Irom tile
LaetTatant rrt 1 1 1 ill f- T' !aSv, fl-tfafctenan by
f , M , I
111 win- .1 uiw judge
,y n()l til(.nl . ,,,
President 1-illmore's atliiiuiisti.it 1. 11 . they are veiy
Iserupui ms in their mention of il fidelity ( ?) manifested
PP1 thc f'',,,v li,v: lwkitfwb.gMlPe"jl-
N.u- V.irlr Vevc imnAr.. V, In.
nd Ohio, an l al.-o of M 1 jsa. hiisetts. cxee
1 , x iv i.i
1 hat rlrey
opposed the coalition not eieui iouiuir ll
used the coalition not ein ioiuiij tha
was. 1 ib-terifcjiinalWli fm
aearledged leaders, who had opposed (
oue of their
tiul portions ol the compromise tlu'ough
Bv these fans, win Ii I h j vc stated as
kl I well
could, it mav he seen what cou.se the 3
mined to parsue , as no man at th
uth.dare take the
ground that if the fugitive stave law is repealed or even
wodijfa), t!;ai the Suith must submit, but all lioldh,
affirm ihat the adherence to that measure is a test ol
petty fidelity tn t,..- compromise of the Constitution,
which is the only g.nlrauty they have that their rights
will be fcjreeervi d, ai.il justice done to all sections of the
Union. Wiiu can douitt but that this will be the great
i-ue in the 11 xt Presidential canvass; and in contempla
tion u the I 11 N every day manifesting themselves, how
in any one hesitate in determining what course tho
l)i mocratic paitvof the north should pursue, to preserve
her eatieaattty, and assure the people that the. Constitu
tion and the Onion shall be maintained with all the te-
nn itywith which they have heretofore manifested in
ratie journals of the North in their adhcrance to their
old party foBty, for it shown that their attichment to
the I'nion has not been weakened in the late contest for
the sutnemacv of their long cherished principles.
But t!ie 1 mi of a fww i. th DeiaAaatic papers in
Ind; 1:1 1 is to he depreca'" d. as they Jküdi'iitiv plac-
fullest extent." ami they will be on that account no great
aid in advancing the interests of the party
B. I. C.
Nashville, Ti.nn.. May 22.
Truth and Reason.
The Albany Atlas closes a long review of South Caro
lina affairs, with the following just and appropriate re
marks: "Sneers and ridicule, though powerful weapons when
properly applied, are mischievous in ibe extreme, when
directed against a sweeping popular impulse, such as
thnt which now sways the masses in South Carolina. It
is much easier lo give to it additional momentum, than
to arrest or check its impetuosity. To give it a new
direction, is possible. But to do this, it is essential that
Union men at the South should not be placed under the
double disadvantage of contending with a frenzied spirit
ru home, sodded into madness by the jeers and insolence
f the N rth " It ia possible that Carolina may yet re
trace her steps may disavow the acts of those imuid
im to peak the sentiments of the people of that State,
and it is perhapa no more than fair, and may Im politic,
not to add tlie weight of Northern invective and ridicule,
to tlie current against which the Union men in that state
are contending. .
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4 uo u
of.he friend, of Gen. Joseph
Am adioaraed m 4 the Pa tract of
See its recent Prospectu.
(GThe " Christian Anti-Slavery State Convention"
came off aaKfce Court House on yesterday. It might be
wa oi inemeeung tnai it was the smallest, extreme,
hlue point of airalmost invisible "forlorn hope." There
were rioTmeiaV't'uan thirty present who participated in
the proceedings, one of whom was a negro. In the
lorenoon in their endeavors to organize the meeting and j tion and laws of the land. Among those we heard were
its various committees, a question arose as to who were ! Messrs. Hull, Haywood and friend Charles of Grant
entitled to act and participate. Some fellow desired to ! county. It was stated of the latter gentleman that he
know whether it was necessary that the delegates should ! was ''strong in the faith," and that he had done much for
be members of seme religious denomination to entitle J tho cause, having frequently ti a versed bare-footed
them to seats in the synagogue. Another, in reply, (who through the nettles of Giant county, distributing ami
seemed to be chief trumpeter.) stated that a belief in the slavery tracts. Mr. Hull, daring his remarks, stated
Christian religion was all that was requisite. This did
not seem to satisfy the fellow, and he desired to know
whether to be in favor of " human liberty " was not a
sufficient test of Christianity, and if not, he desired his
name to be taken from the roll. At this juncture. Miss
r.NNY Lke Townsend, who was present, interposed
and desired that some one would define the word CArw-I The Committee on Resolutions reported a scries em
tian, in order that all might understand. One of the bracing the Buffalo platform; their views in opposition
delegates arose to explain, in answer to the question, to the Fugitive Slave .4W, and the 13th Article of the
but was not permitted to proceed, it being urged by the New Constitution; favoring free Banking, Land reform,
President and others thnt the discussion would retard
kisiness. A number of committees were appointed, the
same persons being appointed on three or four different
liitts, w in' cu were i.-iey lo nnu men r.. suppiv tue
( ,r, " '
deficiency. Ihe meeting then adjourned till alter din-
. l.lJ l . e i ft ...
In the afternoon the Convention again convened
Judge S. C. Stevens, from the committee, reported a
series of resolutions of the strongest abolition character,
mostly devoted to the Fugitive Slave law. Over three slavery but a pro-slavery document. After considera
hours were consumed in quibbling over the resolutions, ( ble discussion the resolution aa adopted bv a vote of
various amendments being proposed, and ei'her adopted j 25 to 9. After transacting other unimportant business,
or rejected. One of the brethren objected to the language 1 the Convention adjourned sine die.
ol the Preamble, because itcon:ained some words which
j are in tl,e Declaration of Independence. He thought
that document was the very quintessence of hypocrisy.
The notorious E. B. Crocker was very officious during
ine meeting. 11 is tnn sum j .
.a ä it - . t
dollars Tor ste nng negroes, by the
year ago. The whole' action of cWs Corrve
far, con vintes us that" these .fanatical ab-wifionists do no.
even knowMbemselvee' what they are contending for.
They differ among themselves as to what constitutes
law, orderf liberty, and christiaaity. To-day the Pob'ti-
tvttt ASjtihion r?nire'ia "r at the Court House.
e Capitals of Ohio and ludiaua.
IIos iflii resting it is to see the ilist.iiiguish.ed citizens
of the great States of Ohio and Indiana, mingling to
gether atIliO Capital inWenifjy, "social, and brotherly
uvattoirfII it makes the heart of the patriot beat
with noble ent liusinsm and ilevmion in nm- n !, -1. ms ITninn
s.i it..i trit;,..,K ; ...Mil, ...i-. , 1 1
'ii .. . .11 .1.1 v wa ftfmj
fwreAining aspect of the infatuated disunionists. These
noughts "re Vftj natu, ally produced t.y the pc
visit of Governur Wood, and his distinguished as-oei :!. ,
Col M d u-v. at our Cat ital. This is but the beginnintr!
of those associations, that we trust will be as durable as
time, between these two great sisters, and when our !
if jnuip'alionshall be as they soon
will be, ;
seven hours of each otliir.e sliarNiavc sjhgreetings
and associations niitffc frequea, while xhe citiaes and
olficers of each State will
lit in nlteting each other
and consulting on the com
Interest of both.
ITTGeo. W. Carr, president of the late CnstUoti ,1 I
Convention, is a candidate for Congre hi the ih dis-
1 net, independent of all Conventions
ole's Friend. j.
We hope there may be some mistakawout the above
announcement, Mr. Carr has always been a favorite of
the Indiana Democracy, and will not, wc trust, be a
candidate for any office, in viulatioji itWrnitnbtlslwfilf
us ij.-s of the DemncrrrepSity Eli P. Fanner is the
, and .Ytr. Carr could only hope to di-
own party, which would result in tho election of
3 N other person than tlioone who shook his bead,
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akership, could :
have wi itten the above paragraph. It exhibits precise
ly the same disregard for
- . .1 . j- w ,
ir truth. Indiana Journal.
Tue above is a lie.aad the author, John D. Defrccs.a
Mji0msm3m wear the brand like a coward, or resent
1 1 1 Ike a gentleman.
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"Tiiü'Crtr.ssF.T, which means a beacon light, i
of 1 :i it li 1 : Ir Til-weekly ; .si . urt'incueod at
cie, Indiana, by John C. Osborn. Wo hope lie ma
T Tlie Hotels ( until. ue to be crowded. Tbe number
of hotel arrivals in this city during the present month,
will exceed the population of some of the one-horse towns
on ih State frontier, who wish to make us believe they
The Owf.n Testimonial. This interesting ceremo-
M oil in the Represent irises' Hall on Wednesday
evening. The Hall was thronged with Ladies, they oc-
eupying the bar, exclusively, long before 8 .'clock, the
h ml at which the presentation was to take place. The
gentlemen were then admitted, dlling up, almost to suf-
locution, the lobbies and galleries. Never before was
there so large a crowd fn that Hall, and upwards of five
hundred left, unable to 'gln. .
H n. T. L Smith was caned uori to preside, and. on
taking the chair, delivered a short and appropriate ad-
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dress. After music from Down.e s 8axe Horn Band, the
silver pitcher was handed to Prof. W. C. Larrabee, on
behalf of the Ladies, by Mrs. C. J. Allison. It is the
- . .
finest specimen of silver plate we have ever seen, weigh-
ing 44 ounces, and carved in the most beautiful manner
Prof. Larrabee then addressed Hon. R. D. Owen, in
l ir r 11 irr fa M
behalf of the Women of Indiana," in a very eloquent
and flowery speech, concluding by reading the inscrip-
tion on the iiitcher. and nrcseutinir it to Mr. Ow en,
. a - m
We shall publish his address as soon as it is received.
Mr. Owen then responded in one of his happiest ef
forts, the publication of which we commence this morn
ing, and will conclude to-morrow.
The exercises terminated at about 104. o'clock.
iETln our notice of the Christian Anti-Slaveey Con
vention, published yesterday, we stated that E. B.
Crocker was the same nerson who was fined $500 1V
U. S. Court, one year ago, for "stealing negroes."
This is an error. He was fined for aiding in the escape
of fugitive slaves, and for preventing a Mr. Norris, of
Kentucky, from recovering property to which he was
lecallv entitled, and which he had visited this State
to obtain. In the eyes of abolitionists this is no crime,
and in the caae of Mr. Crocker, he, no doubt, thought be
.vns dniny God service. Having paid fully dear for Ins
philanthropy, it is not to be wondered at that he is so
violently opposed to what he terms "the slave power.''
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vm w"i HibrrrrTr
V bfl Ste
IT7"The State Political Anti-Slavery Convention held
its session at the Court House in this city on yesterday.
! 1 he attendance was very small, and very little enihusi-
i asm prevailed. In the morning a number of speeches
t were made denunciatory of slavery , pro-slavery churches,
politicians, (other than abolitionists.) and the constitu-
that it was a disgrace to the city of Indianapolis, con
taining, as it did, oyer ten thonsanrl inhabitants and
! twenty-four churches, that it had but one delegate in the
The afternoon session was opened by singing an Anti-
I Timixrnrp. &.c fcr
Composed, as this meeting was, of men dissatisfied
with everything around them, and even
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hours were consumed in discussing tlie resolutions betöre
! they were finally adopted. One of the resolutions de-
elared that the Constitution of the United States was an
Anti-Slavery document. Some difference of opinion
seemed to exist as to the propriety of adopting this res-
! olution, objoctions being raised that it was
not an anti-
ETA new county has been established in Oregon,
called Lane, in honor of iis late Gofernor. A well
Strange Occurrence. We learn from the Nobles
villc Register that one day last week a woman travelling
on foot, with a young child, called at a house near Par-
: ersvifle. Madison county, Indiana, and whilst the lady
'of tbe house was absent the travelling woman took from
the cradle ihe child of the lady of the house, and left her
own child, whichAttUMfjitflflB. to be of a dark col-
Irfiuiediate pursuit wa Mm. and the woman was
vvaftiiit l"uad. She w&sarrest-
ind is now eonfincMbnea Anderson jail, but we un-
derstand she still pei t in at i,oar refuses to give any ac-
1 count of the missing
Scene on Witetinxton Street.
A Farmer lying on some hay tn the bottom of his tea-
yon, arii-Mfc a rery large horse on the near side and a
g t in a great hurry, for fear
the farmer should get past) Hello! stranger, what have
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'V r-v 1flz,,-V aml witho),t rising)-Soiuc-
and a man.
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art 1 is 1 f
r armn w en , yes, a couple ol horses.
AWftJfcT-hulf angfyjaWBt haven't you got any
u" l" sc ' "r "BUO
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rar nur 1. Ising up very icisureiy; wen, I recKon t
..are. Here's an old silver watch fmilliiur out a "hull's
eye'' of the size and shape fashionable 200 veer ago)
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-',WJ l"'"5 t c-us ,ua auuosi any
thing yoa ve got
What'il you give ftfl- if?
Shopkerper bulfishly, as though he felt bit) Tlrtflkj
you bebeve I don't want to trade to-day Good morn- L
si ATI ' It I) V V .MOltMNG, MAY 31, 1S51.
X?nc year ago we took charge of the State Sentinel.
It aas then published Semi-Weekly, at four dollars a
year. On commencing the Daily or. the 23th April, we
stated that all who had paid for the Semi-Weekly in ad
vance, would be furnished with the Daily, without addi-
ional charge, until their subscriptions expired. Most
f l, . ... , ,1 ,
ui incsc suosci 1 pilous c nie iu-ia , anu .ui'sc w uo u
t 1 ji
sire to renew will please settle with the carrier, at the
end of each week, or call at our counting-room and pay
their five dollars, in advance, for the whole year. We
keep no accounts, except with yearly advertisers.
dany newspaper is very expen
e at which we furnish it, the cash
tn must be adopted anal carried out, or the e: Ut-
prize oaRnotaeet witi tbjitsupport which, we think, it
f r ivir.Kpm trie aitiaena and business men
We haec air a ly a ntve
of daily subscribers, yet
PaBSreet many more can
e pleased to receive the
ready" of all who feel
the list is not so latte rat
lie added to it . and we. j
mes dpHaVIi! J
disposed to patrneize us.
! Thr True Doctrine.
Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, of Illinois, while on a visit
to Richmond, Ya.jtfas invited by a numbers of citizens
there, to partake of a complimentary dinner, in token of
their esteem for him as a Union man, as shown in his
course in Congress, pending the Compromise Bill. Mr.
Ijtaeglas regrets that his engagements will not afford him
u(e pleasure to comply. He also takes occasion to say:
' I have long been deeply impressed with the conviction
! "'c preservation of our federal Union and of the
rights of the people and the States all depend upon a
,tic and ,ai,hful observance of the constitution, with
! al its guarantees and compromises. It is not sufficient
' that the letter of the constitution should be maintained ;
its enius and principles must be cherished and sustain.
, JJ ß p8.l iotism aIld fi aternR affection.
Qur republican institutions can only exist so long as they
command the respect and aflcction of the people They
ennnot be maintained bv force, nor can they survive
, a2;ecbJonnl and hy0,lile ,egi9ation. The sever-
j states must act upon the galden rule, which obtains
amoni? all cood neighbors each minding his own busi-
ness and leaving the others to regulate their own domes
tic affairs in their own way.
Columbnü. Urbana and Piqua. and Indiana
Col. Medary, one of the Directors of tbe Company
constructing this road, during bis recent visit here,
spoke in the most confident terms of the early comple
tion of this great work, from the Capital of Ohio to the
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1 Indiana line, to intersect the Indianapolis ana oeneion
taine Railroad. Should this line, as contemplated, be
I made a continuous route, from tbe Capital of Ohio toour
city, so that travellers couiu take me can ai encai ..-
through route, and the road he run tn stx or sev
en hours, as it ean be, it would certainly do an immense
! ed through passenger business, while its local business
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ould lie equal to any other road in the West, the eoun-
try thiough which it passes being onaurpaased in fer-
ITGoDEt's Ladies' Book for June is received, and
is a beautiful number, containing much interesting mat-
ter. The new volume commences with the Julv num-
; her, and the postage is reduced so low that subscribers
can now well afford to renew,
Hon. Alexander C. Downev, of Rising Sun, Indiana,
has been chosen Grand Master of tiie Masonic
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niry for the next year
Giving it up. Roger Martin, if Washington coun
ty, is the Whig candidate for Conrr.-s in the Second
Dreadful Storm Inundation. On Wedneaday
i night and Thursday last, we wtJrUUcd with the most
severe storm ever expcriencctHBKftc rain fell in
torrents, and a large part o
as totally sub
merged wiiu water, willen rose to the lieiuht ol our or
Z 7 Zr LT r r S W. 1 rSreat u -
ticulty that some families were rescued from thnr
dwellings, Women migh't be seen wading waist-deep
in the waLer earrvin ihVir oliildr , tn . rf-,J.
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bonts were plving in'thc stree s. ad rafts oflnatbar and
drift wood floating in every direction.
The injury to the corn crop in the country is incalculable ;
mosi oi u is euiier wasiieu out or rotted in ihe "round
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, l" " l"anieu.
lliirinn til.. .rrm 1 1. . I . . , 1 1 . . ... - . .7A..1. ... . . 1 11.
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" oi.' I ill ill' ui iiij'i y vtassiIUVK w I III 11 " II I -
ninT ,t did nnt ki n ,,, I ,i.r,. t-u . i . 1 . , , T T
i nmg. nui uia nor susta.n an cotisidcrable damage. lhc;tendant retiring alone to her chamber and went to
; spire of the Lutheran Church was also struck, and con- ht, t2k tJEZm ion ',liu.t i.,rlü. ,u
! q Thursdevenin w I
I which emirdy "Sniffed the'IoTlh TinVorthe
I Methodist Seminary ; tore otfa portion ol the roof of the
man building, and blew it on to the south wing.de-
stroying alarue part of the roof thorc also. The darn-
age to the building is estimated at from $700 to $1,000.
tori ayne aentiuU. May. th.
From the Bridgeport Standard.
Have you ever heard of rappinga.
Have you Iiatened to the tappings.
To tbe strange myaterioua clapping.
That arc going on in town?
How the deuce it is they do it.
Or what the clue is to it,
Ko one knows, or can see through it.
But it's done, and "done up brown,"
Soon, suddenly you hear 'em,
And you seem to be quite near 'em.
But shudder uot, nor fear 'em.
They are pleasant kind of chapi;
There's nothing about them shocking,
Who these secrets are unlocking.
So ye ask 'em " who dat knocking?"
And are answered by some tapa I
And although they are our betters,
Their ideas move in letters.
And are all spelt out with letter
A process long and slow;
But ask them how they flourish.
Or what politics tbey nouiish.
Their answer's never currish,
But just what you wish to know.
The spirita are all happy.
That is, ill those wbo'er tippy,
Though some, 'tis said ara nappy,
Not knowing all tln:y might.
Hence, (here's now and then a questiou
Too bard for the digestion,
Of some addlr-beaded bleat one.
Which is to be expected, quite.
It's mystery to us sinners,
How things that don't eat dinners.
And whose stomach never whinners,
For waut of proper food.
Or feela hunger'a pointed rowcla.
Should with consonants and vowels,
Spetl tbe action of our bowels,
Prescribing for their good.
But the business is a new one I
Perhaps tbe mode's the true one
Of puuin; notions through one.
So make it widely known I
And we hear there's preparation
To axiend it operation.
Till each person in the natioa
Has a rapper of bis own.
Epigram on Thomas Hawk.
Oh, Thomas Hawk had many cures,
Jfot ears, of those his share waa none,
And happy hid be said his pnyera,
Br ft ire be ever went in ope;
For leaping out whin he was balked,
His leg was broke then cut thin corked.
But Thomas in life's mazy whirl
(After his leg wucut and corked,)
Did wed a very pretty girl,
And Ibis dear 6irl was Tommy Hatck'd.
Charity. If your lot be ever to solicit chanties
fr ii,n n,if vn.. w ill have much more nleasure than
IvJl lilt l.yU T f J " -- - I
chagrin, you will find that vou have enriched yorjr-
self, first of all, in the knowledge of human nature.
that vou hare become versatile 111 suiting your ap- dearer anu iruer man iwemy :'m,'M'"'Wm
proach to ail the varying dispositions of men. Some- We who have played on the ' ZllLV af
times, you will feel that no living thing is so mean as light of smiles, who date back to the same ieasoo 0!
.v.- tm .1... ,o iw.i.r vmi iv ill thank ( .oft for inrmcrnce ami hone : in w hose vems runs tbe same
lhe great soul of goodness vouchsafed to some men. blood, do we not find that years only make more sa
And finallv. von will think better of Christians of cred ami important the tie that binds us. LOWnesi
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long to yuur eu n.ui.c, uu j
do not find men, the members of no church, who
would be patterns of delicate and wise liberality, to
rrrultitudes who are in the church Henry Ward
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A (Jhost story.
dedicated, ix an especial MAXXCft, TO
ALL NEWSPAPER READERS.
A Ghost. That apparitions do not always wander
without sufficient cause, is proved by the well attest
ed fact which we give with the eiidorsment of the
Montreal Transcript. Last Tuesday fortnight, as
, (a ladv of literary taste and rather stu-
1 " a wt . -
u,ous aLlls; sal reacting in her drawing room, the
ciock on me mantelpiece struck twelve; as the last
stroke reverberated through the apartments, the door
was suddenly flung open. In the act of raising her
head to reprove the intrusion (unrung for) of her
serv;"-' er eye rested on the form ol her late bus-
I uaiul !ne screameu an.i leu senseless on llic carpet.
1 his brought up such members of the family as had
not vet retired to rest; restoratives were administer
j ed, and when Mrs. had regained possession of
her suspended faculties, and being a woman of strong
, mind and highly cultivated intellect, she felt disnos-
ed to consider the whole distress she had undergone
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"choly talc she had been pending and her lale loss,
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peraUng on a par .ally deranged nervous system,
he, however, considered it advisable her maid scr-
i va,it oulJ repose in her chamber, lest any return of
what she had determined to consider a nervous affec
tion should distress herself and alarm the family.
Last Tuesday night, feeling stronger and in better
spirits than she had been for several months past,
-Mrs. dispensed with the presence ol her at-
' s,ruck sc was awakened from sleep, anddis-
,!V tl1;' ai'l'ition she had before: seen, ad-
! -nc,n irom l,on wnicn stood net nigm
""."V J uppusne uj uuure siuc nie cur-
i ,a,,,s ' "er ueu- A st"se 01 uiiocaimg oppression
deprived her of all power to scream aloud. She
describes her very bl od retreating v ith icy dull
ness .to her heart from every vein. The countenance
of her beloved in life wore not its benevolent aspect ;
tlie eyes, once beaming with affection, were now
fixed in stern regard on the trembling half dissolved
being, who with the courage of desperation, thus ab
jured him. "Charles! dear Charles! why are you
"Jessie," slowly am! solemnly aspirated the shad
owy form, waving in its hand a small roll of writ pa
per, "Jessie, pt:j my etcspaper accounts, and let
me re8t,in p?aceV Quebec Gazette.
Origin of Tammany Hall.
We copy from lhe N. Y. Evening Post lhe fol-
I lowing history of lhe organization of the society from
I which this farfanicd building derives its name : "The
j Tammany Society was organized in 1789, by Wil
liam Mooney; an upholsterer, with a number of oili
er citizens of New York, for the purpose of opposing
1 (he constitution of the I'nifed States, (which had
j then recently been adopted,) on account of wiiat
were deemed its federal and aristocratic tendencies.
One of the oaths which its members arc required to
take is, that they will sustain State institutions, and
resist a consolidation of power in the hands of the
General Government. .t first it was not a political
organization, and it was so popular that most persons
ol any note or merit belonged to it.
I The institution took its name from the celebrated
I Indian Chief, Tammany, and all its ceremonial no
menclature is adopted from the habits and customs
of the Aborigines. It has a Grand Sachem, and
twelve additional Sachems, after tlie fashion of the
President and Governors of the thirteen Slates Iben
in existence. It has a Grand Council, of which nil
tlie officers and sachems are members and the pro
ceedings of which are recorded by a Scribe. The
society dates all its transactions from two eras, the
discovery of America by Columbus, and its own
foundation. It divides the year into seasons the
season of snow, the season of blossoms, and the sea
son of fruits. The twelfth day of May is commeno
raled as its anniversary.
The Thread of Life.
BY RALPH WALDO KMEKSOK.
We are natural believers. Truth, or the connection
between cause and effect, alone interests us. We are
persuaded that a thread runs through all things : all
worlds are strung on it, as beads: and men,' and
events, and life, come to us, only because of that
thread: they pass and repass, only that we may know
lhe direction and continuity of that line. A book or
statement which goes to show that there is no line,
but random and chaos, a calamity out of nothing, a
prosperity and no account of it, a hero born from a
fool, a fool from a hero, dispirits us- Seen or un
seen, we believe the tie exists. Talent makes coun
terfeit ties; genius finds the real ones. We hearken
to the man of science, because we anticipate the
sequence of natural phenomena which he uncovers.
We love whatever affirms, connects, preserves, and
dislike whal scatters or pulls down. One man ap
pears who. :e nature is to all men's eyes conserving
and constructive : his presence supposes :1 w ell-ordered
society, agriculture, trade, large institutions, and
empire. " If these did not exist, they would begin to
exist through his endeavors. Therefore, he cheera
and comforts men, who feel all this in him very
readilv. Tlie nonconformist and tlie rebel uy all
manner of unanswerable things against the existing
republic, but discover to our sense no plan of bouse
or state of their own. Therefore, though the town,
and state, and way of living, which our counsellor
contemplated, might be a very modest or musty pros
perity, yet men rightly go for him, and reject the re
former, so long as he comes only with axe and crow
bar. Home and Women.
If ever there has been a more tout hing and clo-
3uent eulogium upon the charms of home and its
carcst treasure, woman, than is contained in the fol
lowing extract from the Christian Inquirer, it has not
been our good fortune to meet it :
" Our homes, w hat is their corner-stone but virtue
of woman, and on what does social well being rest
but on our home6 ? Must w c not trace all oilier bless
ings of civilized life to the doors of our private dwell
ings? Arc not our hearth stones, guarded by the holy
forms of conjugal, filial and parental love, the cor-eer-stones
of church and State, more sacred than
nither, more necessary than both ? Let our teinide
crumble, and our academics decay, let every public
edifice, our halls of justice, and our capitals of State
be levelled with the dust, but spare our I .oii.es. Man
did not invent and he cannot improve or abrogate
them. A private shelter to cover in two hearts dear
er to each other than all tbe world ; high walls to se
clude the profane eyes of every hum-m being; seclu
sion enough lor children to feel thai mother is a holy
and lieculiar name this ia home ; and here is the
birth-place of every virtuous impulse, of every sacred
thought. Here the ehurch and tbe State must come
for their origin and their support. O, spare our homes!
The love we exjierience there gives us our faith in an
intimate goodness; tbe purity and (disinterested ten
derness of home is our foretaste and our earnest of a
hetn-r world. In the relations there established and
I . I .1 1 IT. .L . l..r ..1...A onit
fostered, do we linn tnrougn me me unci uhv.
tov of existence. N hat friends deserve the name
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compared with those whom a b'h-"1
' One mother is worth a thousand Inet, 00 BSier
. mar sorinor on . distance mav separate, duKfcaf
. inhere mav divide-but those who can love
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Mlltf rn i t I ill I 1 1 Ur IV n uu. niu.n .
friends w hom God himself gave are whoMy nlike
any we can choose for ourselves, and that M"
1 ing for these is the strongest spark in Our txpiV