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#alnt 'jSaul, Saiatfcai, ttrtahtt 9,1852 FOR PRESIDEXT OF THE EXITED STATES, GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT, or 111 JERSEY. FOR VICE PRESIDEXT, WILLI AH A. GRAHAM, or NORTH CAROLINA. Oar New Dress. Our new type has at length come to hand, and we this day present the Minnesotian to the public in the style we have for months so anxi ously desired to clothe it. As it speaks for it self, we merely have to say, that our Brevier, used for the reading matter, is from Jas. Con nor & Son's United States Type Foundry, New York, and the Nonpareil, used for the advertise ments, is from the foundry of A. P. Ladcw & Co., St. Louis. Mr. W. A. Nelson, St. Louis, Is the Western agent for Connor & Son. ■ Nothing so much injures a town abroad, or retards its prosperity at home, as a dingy, slov enly newspaper. St. Paul has prospered be yond measure by pursuing a certain line of home political policy, and it is the duty of those who have come up with her to display that prosperity to the world. The Minnesotian now thinks it has done its share of this, and with high hopes and determined resolves drives on to the future. The ElecUsn. The following notice by the proper officer tells the people what officers they have to vote for next Tuesday: Notice is hereby given that on the second Tuesday, the 12th day of October next, at the Lower School House, in the St. Paul Precinct No. 1, in the county of Ramsey, an election will be held for Territorial, County, and Prccicnt officers, viz: Five Representatives to the Legislative As sembly. One County Commissioner. One County Treasurer. Three Assessors. One Supervisor of Roads. One Justice of the Peace. Two Constables. One County Surveyor. One Judge of Probate. Which election will be opened at nine o'clock in the morning, aud will continue open until four o’clock in the afternoon of the same day. Dated this Ist day of Sept.. 1852. M. S. WILKINSON, Clerk of the Board of Co. Cora’rs. Insidious I'oison, The Democrat this week contains an article headed, “The Whig crusade against adopted cit izens.” With the unwary, it is, perhaps, the most effective article ever emanating from that quarter. Every line of it is calculated to make our foreign population hate and despise those among whom they have cast their lot—to array them against their native born fellow-citizens, and in the end to reproduce in this fair land the horrible scenes of Philadelphia, eight years ago. The editor of the Democrat is as well aware as we are, that very nearly, if not quite, all the native feeling that is now manifesting itself in St. Paul has been forced up by appeals such as this. He knows that among that class of Whigs which he terms “leaders," there is no feel ing whatever of the kind. He knows that Gov. Ramsey, Capt. Wilkin, M. S. Wilkinson, Mnj Fridley, J. W. Bass, Maj. M'l.ean, B. L. Sellors, J. C. Ramsey, B. W. Brunson, and J. P. Owens— most of whom, no doubt, he had in his mind's eye when he wrote the article in question— have done much more than his position or his ability would ever enable him to, to bring for eigners hither, and induce them to settle in Minnesota. So fur as we are individually con cerned, we can show as clean a record as any man living, as to where we stood in other com munities at times when native American excite ment, raised by demagogues through just such appeals to blind prejudice as this, raged high, and threatened bloodshed aud anarchy. And we need not go outside of St. Paul to prove, that no longer ago than last April, we spent whole hours, day after day, upon the w harf at St. Louis, using all the influence and power of language that we possessed, trying to induce German and Irish immigrants who had just ar rived in the country, to set their faces toward Minnesota. Others named above have done much more than we in this business ; and per haps if Gov. Ramsey could be seen this day, he would be found at one of the docks of New- York, Buffalo, Chicago or Galena, in the midst of a party of German immigrants, addressing them in their own poetic and forcible language, and spreading before them all the beauties, ad vantages and future prospects of his own be loved Minnesota. But however well the editor of the Democrat may have known these facts, it was not his pur pose to hint at divulging them at this time. It •was not his game. The cards in his hand did not point to it. W e think we can read him, how ever, very plainly. At least, tee will try, as Gen. Scott said when ordered to storm a battery at Lundy's Lane. About four weeks ago, the “ leaders ” of our neighbor s branch of the Democracy got togeth er, and commenced cyphering as to their pros pects in the election this fall. It soon became evident to them by a comparison of notes, that their chances were more slight than even last year. They had failed in all their destructive measures, so adroitly planned to head Governor Ramsey, Mr. Sibley, and other good men, in their Territorial policy—the disfranchisement ©f citizens west of the Mississippi, and all—and they saw the great mass of the people were against them stronger than ever. An over whelming defeat stared them in the face. No man of sense, understanding the exact state of affairs, and the influences bound to be arrayed against their ticket, was willing to risk a race. So the grand idea entered their profound nod dles of “ killing two birds with one stone ” of running and having defeated certain leading men in their party of foreign birth—thus getting them out of the way hereafter—and at the same time compelling the Whigs to fight a foreign ticket, and thus placing us in a fasle position. .Now, here the foreign voters can see the whole of the game. Here is every card which the Democrat editor and those acting with him now hold in their hands. For weeks they have not had the remotest idea of electing a solitary man on their ticket. But if they can only get the ■Whigs to fight a foreign ticket, the false charge of Nativism ” is fastened upon them forever hereafter, and next year they can have it all their own way. Perhaps they will succeed! Now, is it not a base insult to the intelligence of these citizens of foreign birth to approach them in this way! Can any German, or Irish man, or Frenchman be made to believe any such stuff'that the “Whig leaders ” here are all po litical Native Americans! Are we not all your neighbors, and do yon not know to the contra ry f And the prominent Democrats who are acting with us, are they apposed to foreigners enjoying all the privileges they themselves pos sess? Is not Mr. Forbes, and Mr. Brown, and Mr. Brawley of this class of citizens? Mr. Forbes is himself a foreigner, and has done as much to recommend himself to the kind regards of his fellow-foreigners as ever did the editor of the Democrat, with the single exception, per haps, that he did not. last winter, as did our neighbor, run wild with the Kossuth mania, and write articles eulogistic of the great Hungari an's anti-Catholic speeches. But it is useless to spend time and space in noticing such bare-fa ced attempts to humbug an intelligent people. While the American born portion of his own party look with contempt at the want of candor at such a course, the foreign born see the trick and will rebuke it nt the ballot box. Peoplr’s Ticket. The ticket nominated at the meeting on Wednesday afternoon is a good one. The men upon it are all known—they are among the most prominent and respectable of our citizens —they have been here from the start, aud are thoroughly identified with St. Paul aud all her interests—so there is no occasion for us to write whole columns to tell who they are.or carry a certificate about the streets to prove that they can rend and wTite. Not one of them but who not only has done something for St. Paul, but a great deal. The people know them and will elect them—not because their opponents are gentlemen of foreign birth, but because all have confidence in their ability, experience, and integrity—in their conservative discrimination upon all matters of legislation—liquor laws and all other laws—and will not go for wild, ultra extremes on either side, or any side of any question. This is the great strength of the People’s Ticket this year, as it has been on every year, and has carried it triumphantly through on all occasions, and will again. But we thiuk this is about the best and strongest one we ever had. The mad-dog cry of “ Xa tivisrn” raised against it will avail nothing.— People here arc not such fools as to be caught by any such trap. Cathalic Emancipation in New Hampshire -Who are “ Nativists I” With the name of FRANKLIN PIERCE flying at its mast-head for President of the United States, the Democrat has the audacity to charge the Whig party with being the “Native Ameri can party!” Now, foreign born as well as na tive born, just read what is printed below, and then decide as to his sincerity. Here lias the crime of forgery been invoked to induce citi zens of foreign birth to believe that Frank Pierce was a friend of Catholic Emancipation in New Hampshire! The authority comes to us in no questionable shape. These documents are now spreading like wild-lire all over the Union, and opening the eyes of thousands to the politi cal fraud that is attempted to lx* put upon them: From the Xew ITantpelilre Gazette, Extra. The Irishmen in New Hampshire and Gen F. Fierce. Concord, X. 11., Sept. 25, 1852. Soon after our paper went to press yesterday, we received the following communication, which we issue this morning in an extra form. We postposed a communication or two from our last paper to next week, giving evidence that the adopted citizens and our countrymen in this vicinity were grieved at the course which some of their friends had adopted and w bieh others were made to adopt by having their names used without their knowledge or approbation. We have felt confident the letter with “ 38 ” names to it did not correctly represent the feelings and views of the Catholic citizens of Concord and vincinity, nor. indeed, those of the State generally. We ask their attention to what fol lows : TO THE FRIENDS OF THE “ GREEN ISLE.” Whereas, an article appeared in the X. 11. Pat riot, dated at Concord, Aug. 13, 1852, over the signatures of thirty-six Catholics of this town, many of whom we are informed knew nothing of their names being used until they were in print, representing that they, and Catholics of New Hampshire generally, feel deeply indebted to Gen. Pierce for his support, in and'out of the Constitutional Convention, removing the Anti- Catholic Test therefrom—and whereas, no cred it is due in this particular, to Gen. Pierce, or the party in the State, whose candidate he is for the Presidency, it is deemed proper to put forth the following paper: We, Catholic citizens of Concord and vicinity, feel that we are wrongfully marked for pro scription in matters political, when the spirit of the age is favorable elsewhere to religious tol eration : and we think the party in power in this State has shown an indifference to our rights highly censurable, inasmuch as no honest efforts have been made by them to remove the impediment which bars Catholics from holding, under the State Government, places of profit, honor, influence and responsibility ; and we have yet to learn that Gen. Pierce, who seems solic itous to obtain the votes of the people of our faith for the high offee lie seeks, has ever utter ed a word in our favor, save just at the close of a Concord town meeting, in 1852, when the question hud already been decided against us in the State, and ulso in Concord itself. In our estimatiou he hasdonc nothingto mer it our support. Indeed, in 1835, his own party in the State Legislature passed a law depriving unnaturalized citizens of what little right of suf frage was theirs, up to July 4, of that year. Wm Karan Wm Hlgclns Michael narrlngton Tatrlck Tyn» R..wcr Foley Daniel Cl I ford Patrick It ran Wm Connelly John Barrv Timothy Quiun Edward Burks ltcnrv Kagan Michael Lynch John BtHerman Jaa O’Keefe Michael Hobcn Owen Gieeson Dan Sheehan Jno McGrath Andrew Caasey Job Wheaton Wm Lawler Jat AtcEiinallv Peter McLaughlin Jno Gallagher Peter McGcunies Jo., CUrew Law Gallagher Pat Powers Kil Williams Thoe Gallagher Tboa Clary Daniel Fitzpatrick Mich Plannegan Pat Sullivan Joa Citmmlnga Dan Donahue Ja* Tearney Pat KI ley Rich Ronayan Pat Stack, TUos ilcManns Jno Clancy Jaa McCookerv Mh-h Staff r<l Den Scalln Jno Hogan Jaa Ridden O McDermott Rich Nugent Pat Dalton Pot Whealon Law Kelly Philip Hanlin Richard Gleason Barnard Stephens Pal ( lenon Wm McEnnally Thos Ktlley Jus Burke Jaa Fitzgerald Win Hagan John Caaldv James Doran Pat Hughes John Hares' James O'Donnell Jno O’Donnell Mat It van Pat Devine Pat McArdle Wm Griffin Ed Fitzgerald Pal Doyle Rich Boyle Philip Coffy wm Brown o T Ed McArdle Jaa Dtlr Brnr***? v James McGill S McLaughlin vi m Cunningham Mich Doyle Wm Mc(i..w u £tc.» r ;, n „ 2’ B r [ len ThoaO’XelTe 0 bet ■»?# Hs?" Concord, Sept. 23d, 1852. Let the following affidavit gpeak to honest men everywhere, and tell them what Cans are employed to manufacture public oSn for a candidate who has become somewhat ide„. C K rtl A Cat , eS -'’ We hparof othew 36 who declare that they knew not that their names were used until they were in print, who never consented that their names should be of the “ 36,” yet, as they are employ ed under those who are very real 'in their sup port of Gen. P., they have not yet been urged to certify to the improper use made of their names, as the three who sign the following are amply sufficient to fix the character of the whole transaction : v » u “? er ® igned ’ Cath °lic citizens of Con imSv a ?. vmg ® een our names affixed to a J^Whit?*'lL Col uw rd ’ N ' H ” Aug ' 13 > 1852 > 10 J. White, Esq., Milwaukie, Wig., representing that we and other Catholics of New fiampshire feel under great obligation to Gen. Piercefor his efforts in the Convention and in other places to remove the intolerant test that exists in the Constitution of this State, positively and sol emnly declare that we never signed said letter, nor gave anv person liberty to sign it for us ; that our names are there without our knowledge or consent, and that so far as we are concerned the whole is a base forgery, and its statements false. Pim.lP HALPIN, I JOHN GALLAHER, JOHN LYNCH. Merrimack. (?s., Sept. 23. 1852. Tin'll personally appearing the above named Philip Ilalpin anil made solemn oath that the foregoing statement by him subscribed is true. Before me, ASA FOWLER, Justice of the Peace. Merrimack, ns., Sept. 23, 1852. Then personally appearing the above named John Gallaher and John Lynch, and made oath that the foregoiug statement by them subscrib ed is true. Before me, X. 11. SANBORN, Justiee of the Peace. What Irishmen* Think. —Here is some more testimony of the estimation in which Franklin Pierce and the Loco Foco party are held by Irishmen, with regard to the religious test.— .Vashua fJV. H.) Telegraph. We, the undersigned Catholics and citizens of Nashua and Nashville, having seen a statement signed by some thirty-six of our countrymen, in which it is stated that the Democratic party in this State has uniformly been opposed to what is called the religions “ test,” and that the Democratic nominee has exerted himself to erase the odious feature from the Constitution ; we feel it our duty to say that the statement we believe is calculated to mislead the public, and particularly our countrymen, inasmuch as the Democratic party alone is responsible for its retention in the Constitution ; and that Gener al Pierce has never, to our knowledge, done anything upon that question to recommend him to the Catholic voters of the State ; while on the other hand, the Whigs of these two towns have uniformly been in favor of striking out. and voted by large majorities in favor of its abolition.. Patrick (V Donohue John McShsrry Robert Murphy Jeremiah Xoon.u Patrick Tuily Peter tPttetilsy Patrick Doherty Daniel Roche John Sulllvau Thomas Sullivan ratrick Morrison Patrick Mullen Timothy Sullivan Corn Sullivan John Early Charles Shaw Owen Tuily James Gallovan Frederick Quinn Patrick Carev Me Burns John Sullivan, 2d Thomas Doyla Thomas Kean Dennis Noonan Micli’l Sullivan 2d Litiglilln Flynn David Sullivan John Gorman Patrick Botvcit Patrick Sullivan Kraus McQuiun DavlJ Maloney James llochc Klrie Gorman David Burns Michael Sullivan Wrn Brannan Richard Burke Patrick Noonan Timothv Xcal John Mann James Fojtarty Timothy Donning Owen Connor Martin Egan Henry Quinn AY ho in Job Haskell .* The editor of the Democrat can answer that question, and no mistake. Job and lie used to train together in the same political ranks in New York city. After awhile, tilings didn't go to suit Job, aud lie turned .Votive, and was one or TIIE ORIGINATORS OK THE NATIVE AMERICAN Party ! Now, by the following paragraphs, from the last Milwaukee Sentinel, it appears he is in full communion with our neighbor's party in Wisconsin! We challenge contradiction of the facts we here state, come from what quarter it may : A Genuine “ Native." It will lx* seen by the letterof our Port Wash ington correspondent, that the “ Pierce Democ racy ” of that district, by way of proving their great love and fatherly care for our adopted citizens, have uomiuatc'd Job llaskeu. as their candidate for the Assembly. We rememHer Job iu New York as one of the chiefs and cham pions of "Native Americanism” in that city : and we expect to see the A ews this morning turn up its eyes anil hold up its hands in speech less indignation at the insult thus offered to our Adopted Citizens. Of course, after all it has said on the question, to show the sincerity of its attachment to the rights and privileges of our foreigh-born population, it will resent Mr. Has kell's nomination as an “ insult ” to the democ racy. ami refuse to support this avowed “ Na tive American.” Democracy and Nativism. —The last Wash ington county Blade warmly endorses the nom ination of Jon Haskei.i. for the Assembly, in the Port Washington District, and pronounces him ■•a firm old democrat.” Job was a leading, ac tive, and influential member of the original Na tive American party of the City of New York. And yet the Pierce papers hold him up as-a firm old democrat!” Our Adopted Citizens can find another striking illustration, in this fact, of the sincerity of democratic professions. The Pierce leaders, while pretending to be their friends, support men for office who sought to ex clude all foreigners from the rights of Ameri can Citizenship! Job Haskell, at one time a leader of the Na tive American party in New York, now resides in Wisconsin, and recently presided at a Pierce meeting.— lndiana State Journal. Yes, and the regular “ democracy " have nominated Job for office, in Washington coun ty, w Licit polls about four fifths of its vote from adopted citizens. Who would have thought it? We append an extract from a letter received from a gentleman of character and intelligence, who has bad excellent opportunities of ascer taining the truth on the subject of which he writes. We conversed on Saturday with a Southern Merchant, who has spent the last three summers in the State of New York, and whose report conincided literally with that furnished by our correspondent. The southern gentleman to whom we allude remarked that on first going into the State the chances struck him as favor ing Pierce, but that the period which has since elapsed Ims sufficed to effect a mighty change : and he returns to Alabama with the conviction that the Empire State of the North will give a large majority for Gen. Scott. Here is the ex tract.— YVashitipon Republic. New York. Sept. 10, 1852. I have recently returned to this city from a tour through this State. I have visited every county within its borders, and I am happy to assure you that wherever I have liven I have found the Whigs firmly united on their nomin ees for President and Vice President. Gen. Scott will carry the State. There is ap parently not much excitement in either party at present, but I am satisfied that there is silent ly at work among the masses a spirit which cannot but prove auspicious to the Whig cause and its candidates. I have frequently read from opposition news papers, accounts of disaffection in the Whig ranks of this State, (particularly in this citv.) which, if true, might render the result doubtful. But these results are utterly without foundation, and are made by the supporters of Pierce and King for effect abroad. When the nomination of the conqueror of Mexico was first announced, there were some who, as they did w hen General Taylor was nominated, hesitated for a time as to what course they should pursue. But as be tween Scott au Pierce it did not take them loug to decide : and from all that I have seen and heard, feel confident that a vast majority of the people are. heart and soul, for the election of Winfield Scott and William A. Graham, and they will rally to their support with energy and zeal which will most assuredly secure to them the vote of New York. Let our Whig brethren in the South. East and West, stand by their guns. Push on the column. Heed not. and be not influenced by the falsehoods to which the e 7' e , I Vy will resort to carry their points, and we shall be triumphant. A Notable Fact. —So wealthy is the city of >ea Bedford, that were its property divided between every man. woman and child in the city, each would have upwards of SI,OOO. We doubt if there is another like place in the coun try. There are 18.000 inhabitants. It is stated by the Frontier Guardian that the Big Sioux river is navigable for small class steamers for a distance of 200 miles. The val ley is some 60 miles wide, affording one of the most productive region? in the West. Cfclef-Jasttce Hayner. This gentleman arrived to assume the duties of his office by the Dr. Franklin on Tuesday. We had the pleasure of passing a day with the Judge in a drive over the country ; and can in troduce him to our bar and citizens as a sound and practical lawyer, aßd most agreeable and affable gentleman. He was appointed to his present responsible position, not as a reward for any partisan services—although a man of firm ness and integrity in his political faith—but for his legal abilities and practical judgment. The following compliment to him—which we copy from the Troy Post —shows the position in which he stands with the bar of the city of his late residence. It will be seen by the names that among them, is that of Hon. David L. Seymour* the present member of Congress from the Rens selaer district, and one of the most popular and influential Democrats in the House. Jndge Hayner and the Rensselaer County Bar. Troy, September 23d, 1852. Hox. H. Z. Hayxer— Dear Sir: While we individually and as mem bers of the Reussclaer County Bar, would ten der to you our cordial congratulation on occa sion of your honorable appointment as Chief Justice of Minnesota, we also sincerely regret that the duties of that office will require your removal from our city and sever the ties which have so long bound us together professionally and socially. That we may have an opportunity more fully to express our appreciation of yourself aud of the loss we shall thus sustain, permit us to ask the pleasure of meeting you at a dinner which we invite you to accept at such time as may best suit your convenience. Very respectfully and truly your friends. C L Traey, Moses Warren, George Gould, C A Waldron, J Pierson, M I Townsend, I McCombe, R M Townsend, J F Wells, .Samuel Stover, John G Britton, R C Jcnnys, Clarence Buel, E R King, X Forsyth, Gardner Stowe, Geo R Davis, G T Blair, II P Hunt, Geo Day, Chas C Parmelee, A P Beals, C II Denio, W W Seymour, Geo Tibbits, D I> Seymour, R A Parmerter, J Romevii, Charles R Richards, Archibald Ball, James Forsyth, Dan Gardner, David Buel. jr. A K Hadley, W A Beach, G B Kellogg, J A Millard, J T Lamport, Levi Smith, John Raymond, A C Geer, E Warren Paine, W H Van SehoonbovTi,J E Taylor, Harvey J King J B Gaie, Norman Miller, F X Mann, C E lirintiiull, S C Huntington, G Robertson, jr. CD Sheldon, J J Velio, Anson Bingham, A B Olin, Marcus Bull, W W Whitman. Hon. I). Biel, Jit., and others, Members of the Rensselaer County Bar: Gents: —Having fixed upon Saturday next, to leave for Minnesota, I regret that the numer ous demands upon my time attendant on the preparation for a permanent change of residence, precludes my acceptance of your kind tender of a dinner in honor of myself before my depar ture. Permit me therefore respectfully to decline this meeting which under less pressing neces sities would [have been most gladly accepted. And in declining it I cannot forbear expressing to you how deeply I feel this manifestation of your regard. Your countenance and esteem— next to my own self-respect—it has always been my highest ambititiou to cultivate and merit. All your kind regards as well as your regrets ut separation I heartily reciprocate. And let me say to each and all of you that 1 shall ever rejoice to hear of your prosperity—your eleva tion to distinction in the profession to which we belong, and your attainment of honorable fame among men. I subscribe myself your sincere friend. 11. Z. HAYNER. Gen. Scott on “Nativism. ’’ In his letter to Wm. E. Robinson four years ago, he said: “Certainly it n-ould be impossible for me to recommend or support any measure intended to exclude them from a just and full participa tion in all civil and political rights now secured to them by our republican laws and institu tions.” In bis letter accepting the nomination for the Presidency he says, “7 shall be ready, also, to recommend or ap prove of a single alteration in our naturaliza tion lairs, suggested by my military experience, viz: giving to all foreigners the right of citi zenship who shall faithfully serve in time of war one year on board of our public ships, or in our land forces, regular or volunteer, on their rereiving an honorable discharge from the ser vice." Mas* Meeting—St. Panl Precinct. The citizens of St. Paul opposed to the nomi nation made last Saturday, met pursuant to call, at the Court House, on Wednesday after noon, Oct. 6, at 2 o’clock I’. M., for the purpose of nominating four candidates to Ik- brought before the people at the ensuing election as Representatives in the next Legislature. I). F. Brawley was appointed President, Ed ward Stewart Secretary, and J. E. Whitney Ast. Secretary. On motion of J. J. Noah Esq., the meeting went in to balloting for four candidates to run for the Legislature at the coming election, whicli resulted in the election of the following gentle men: J. C. RAMSEY, | D. F. BRAWLEY, B. L. SELLOUS, | JOSEPH R. BROWN. On motion of F. E. Collins, the following gentlemen were appointed precinct committees. Imwct Town. —F. E. Collins, Jus. Day, Yetal Guerin, J. R. Brown. Upper Town. —ll. L. Bcvans. J. R. Irvine. John Farrington. Alden Bryant. The meeting then adjourned to meet at the polls. D. F. BRAWLEY. President. Ewn. Stewart, ) ~ . J. E. Whitney, j Secretaries. People's County Convention The committees from the St. Paul Precincts, and from the Precinct of St. Anthony, met a committee from the Little Canada Precinct at the House of B. Jervuis, Esq.. Little Canada, when the joint committee organized by appoint ing Mr. .J. R. Brown, Chairman, and Mr. J. McAlpine, Secretary. The joint committee then proceeded to per form the duties assigned them by the Conven tion. Whereupon, the following ticket for county officers was unanimously nominated to be supported by the Citizens' pnrty at the elec tion to be held'on the 12th inst., viz : For County Commissioner. George Irvine. For Judge’ of Probate, Henry A. Lambert. For County Treasurer, Ira B. Kingsley. For County Assessors. Churles R. Conway, Isaac I. Lewis, and Joseph Le Mai. For Supervisors of Roads. George Risedorfl', Rufus Farnham. Sen., and Felix Le Barre. The Joint Committee then adjourned sine die. The Committee from St. Paul precinct No. 1, then unanimously nominated Truman M. Smith for Justice of he Peace, and Johu Trow er and Conolly for constables for said pre cinct. The Committee from St Paul precinct No. 2 unanimously nominated L. M. Stone for Justice of the Peace, and J. W. Brinsmade, for consta ble for said precinct. The Little Canada precinct have unanimous ly nominated V. B. Barnum Esq., as the can didate to be supported for member of the House of Representatives. That precinct will support the citizens ticket to a man. FACTS AMD FANCIES. To Farmers. —The senior editor expects to start on a visit to Ohio within a few days. He would be pleased to carry with him some speci mens of what our soil can do in the way of producing corn, potatoes, onions, Ac. Any reasonable quantity of such may be left at our office. Winter Mail Service. —Gov. Ramsey tele graphs us from Washington, under date of Oct. Ist., that he has succeeded in having allowed by the Postoffice Department, three trips per week during the winter between St. Paul and Prairie du Chien. For this he will receive the thanks of the whole people, except the editor of the Democrat. Mr. Murray. —Mr. Murray is a personal friend of ours, and a gentleman we respect, and sorry we are we cannot vote for him this year, seeing he has got to training in neighbor Robertson’s militia. Mr. Murray is understood about town to be an opponent of the Maine Liquor Law.— He must then have changed his mind since last winter, for by the journal of the House we find he voted for it on its final passage. Little Canada.— The people of Little Canada have nominated V. B. Barnum, a farmer in their own midst, to represent them in the next House. They say they want no St. Paul law yers to come out there and attempt to wheedle them into supporting men who do not reside among them, and know nothing of their inter ests. The people of Little Canada are right— the rotten Itorough system of England, which the editor of the Democrat and his little clique would force upon them, is no part of the ma chinery of u free government. Mr. Barnum is a plain, practical man, and will make a good Representative. Recollect, that when the editor of the Democrat talks about the Whigs wishing to disfranchise foreigners, that he rode all over the country last winter getting signatures pray ing Congress to disfranchise about one-third of the people of the Territory. The Nominee yesterday brought home some welcome faces, among whnme we were pleased to notice Messrs. Geo. W. Farrington, J. E. Fullerton, 11. E. Buel and Dr. J. H. Day. They have been after their fall and winter supplies, and in a few days will “ open up.'’ Hon. Rob ert Smith, of Illinois, a working friend of Min nesota Inst winter, and previously, at Washing ton, also came passenger by the Nominee, and will spend a few days with us. Bi siikod Washington Lott. —Bushrod Wash ington is a young man of “ parts”—no denying that fact. He is gentlemanly and affable in his social relations, and his character and standing as a citizen are unexceptionable. Ho has man aged, also, to take care of himself tolerable well since his residence here, by getting, semi ocensionallv as he needed it, a bone to pick from the public stall ; and generally his end in this respect has been reached thro’ the aid of Whig personal friends, albeit Bushrod has all the while been fightingbitte rly against the policy adopted by the Whigs and Whig officers. which has so rapidly carried Minnesota forward to her present commanding and prosperous condition. At one time, if we adopt the Demo crat's theory in regard to who are now *• Na tives," and who are not, Bushrod must have Ik*on a “ Native for he opposed, successfully, an Irishman for the office of Justice of the Peace. All the Irish boys here in December, 1850, recollect the circumstance. We hope there is no Whig in the district who will fail to remember these tilings next Tuesday. Louis Roberts. —The editor of the Democrat must lx* hard run for capital, to lx* found con necting Capt. Roberts' name with his political movements, when the fact is notorious all about town, that the Captain has not been oft his boat since tiie “protracted meeting” commenc ed, and is now below, aud will not be here at the election. If he thinks business men ore going to stop steamboats to leg for him, he is very much mistaken. Capt. R. knows a thing or two as well as those who claim to “ control” him. He has done more good for St. Paul by purchasing the Greek Slave than the Democrat will do if it is published, as nt present, for a thousand years. By the way, we were mistaken in saying that Mr. Williams, pilot, had purchas ed an interest in the Slave. The title is entire ly vested in Capt. Roberts. She hail a fine trip up this week, and is daily grow ing in popular favor. Illegal Voting. —All good citizens, of what ever party, will guard the ballot boxes from ii* legal votes. The law is plain on the subject as to who are entitled, and who not, to vote. Let it be strictly observed, Ik* the result what it mav. The Precincts. —St. Paul was. last April, di vided into two election precincts. The lower precinct votes at the school house, near our office. As there is now no “upper school house," as mentioned in the order of the Commission ers. we presume the place of holding the elec tion in the upper precinct is discretionary with some body, but who that some body is, we arc not prepared to say. We make these remarks in a suggestive spirit, hoping those interested will attend to the matter in time. Death of Ex-Governor Chambers. —We re. gret to learn, that this distinguished gentle man died on Tuesday, the 21st ult. His death took place at the residence of his son-in-law in Paris, Bourbon county. Gov. CnambcrH was formerly a member of Congress, and more re cently Governor of lowa, to which office he was appointed by Gen. Harrison. It will be recol lected, that Gov. C. visited Minnesota three years ago in the capacity of Commissioner to treat with the Sioux. —Major B. Walker. Paymaster of the Cnited States Army, we learn, was attacked with ap plexy, a few days since, at Keokuk, which re sulted in paralysis of the left side of the laxly. His friends took him to St. Louis, where his family reside. | —We regret to learn that Acting Governor i Wilkin has been much indisposed for the past I week. He is passing a few days with his friends 1 at Fort Snelling. | Nipper.— The ladies of the Methodist Episco ] pal Church request us to state, that they will give a supper at Temperance Hall, on Wednes day evening. Oct. 20th. for the purpose of rais ing funds to pay for their bell. Note what R. O. Walker has to say in our advertising columns this week. It is only ne cessary to see the man that sells the goods, to know that a gentleman can be out-fitted at his store without going to Galena or St. Louis, or even stirring one step beyond the premises. Hogs. —The Coulters have contracted for enough live hogs to keep St. Paul in good order the coming winter. The first instalment ar rived by the Nominee, yesterday. Early Frost. —The Chilicothe, Dayton, and gome of our Indiana exchanges, mention the oc currence of frost on Monday and Tuesday morn ing Sept. 13—but probably not enough to injure the late corn. For a week the weather had been warm for the season. Wisconsin Judicial Election. —Whiton, inde pendent candidate, is chosen Chief Justice over Larabee, and we are inclined to think, says the Galena Daily Advertiser, from the returns re ceived, that Crawford and Smith, (Dems.) are the Associate Justices. A Generous Act. —At the reception of Gen. Scott by the people of Columbus, Ohio, a Ger man blacksmith, named Fellers, was very seri ously injured by the premature discharge of a cannon. The following morning Gen. Scott called to sec the sufferer and gave his wife S3O. In the course of the day, notwithstanding the efforts of the physicians to save him, the poor fellow died of his wounds. Hereupon the Gen eral, with characteristic kindness, sent the wid ow his check for S4OO. As much more was con tributed by the sympathizing citizens of Colum bus. Political Prospects.— The New York Day 800k —a paper which has lieen bitterly opposed to Gen. Scott, now says: There is no denying that Gen. Scott's prospects arc growing bright er.” It predicts, that Michigan will go for Scott. A highly intelligent gentleman in Gal ena recently who had been taking recent observations in that State, is of the same opin ion. He says he never saw the enthusiasm run higher. The Day Book concludes: “It is use less to shut our eyes to the truth: and that there hits Iteen a great change in the aspect of things, within the last few weeks, no one can deny.” If the tide continues to roll on, as at present, till the day of election, Scott will sweep the country even cleaner than Harrison did in 1840. A Good Reason. —The Princeton (Kv.) Re publican contains a card signed by seventeen workmen in Becket & Rigdon’s paper manufac tory. declaring that they shall vote for the Whig candidates, because they believe, by so doing, they will best promote the interests of the working closes. John P. Hale has written to the Free Soilers of Wisconsin, that he will spend a few days in Wisconsin, during his western tour. He was to be iu Chicago on the Oth of October. Encouraging. —Soon after Gen. Scott's nomi tion, the Locos would allow him the vote of one State, but now the most liberal of them allow him the votes of six States. Free Democracy in New York. —The Free Democracy of Oswego have nominated candi dates for the Assembly, and the Oswego Times, says—"A large portion of the Vail Buren branch of the Locofoco party go the Hale ticket, and it now appears probable that Hale will I teat Pierce in Oswego county.” In passing from the Weigh Lock to the mouth of the river we noticed eight vessels, with as many Hags flying, having on them “Scott anil Graham, and Harbor and River Improvements," and but one Pierce and King flag, and that on the corner of a little grocery in the rear and under the wing of the Canal Collector's office. 1 — Cleve. forest City. i Norton Peters, of Missouri, recently made 1 a handsome speculation by driving sheep over : land toCaliforniu. He started with 2.500 sheep, j aud at Salt Lake he sheared them and sold the ! wool for $2,500. On reaching California with ! 2.000 of them in good condition, ho was offered I eighteen dollars a head for the lot, which he re fused, being sure of a higher price. At u court held in Marlboro’ district. South Carolina. 14th nit., Moses Knight was found guilty of cutting the telegraph wires, and sentenced to receive thirty-nine lashes on the bare back publicly, to leave the district in ten days, and each anil every time he is caught in the district to receive thirty-nine more lashes without further trial. The first locomotive seen on this continent was imported from Liverpool, and is still in ex istence. A correspondent of the Philadelphia Ledger says it has recently been repaired, and is now running on the Little Schuylkill Rail road. Its antiquity ami the singular arrange ment of its machinery make it a great curi ositv. Mrs. Swissbelm. in speaking of the two most prominent candidates for the Presidency, makes use of the following language : “ Personally, we have always preferred Gen. Scott to Gen. Pierce, because we like a man to lx* what he pretends—to succeed in making himself what he aims to lx*. So. a military chieftain is bet ter than a man who tried to be a hero and could'nt." 1 Kentucky. —Col. Win. Preston has been nom inated as the Whig candidate for Congress in the Louisville district, as the successor to Hum phrey Marshall. Arrest.—A Spaniard calling himself D’Cas tra, alias Captain Yalencia of the Mexican Ar my. has been arrested oti suspicion of being the thief who stole McKie’s money, at Cleveland. Daily Journal. —This is the name of a neat new Whig paper, published at Madison. Win., by David Atwood, Esq. He will make of it an able and valuable paper. Louisiana. —The New Orleans Bulletin, one of the most reliable and intelligent papers in the country, says: “The Whig spirit is up. the masses are aroused, and the evidence that Lou isiana will go with a rush for Scott and Gra ham is irresistible.” Death ok Benjamin Hardin. —This widely known Kentuckian lately died at his residence in Bardstown, Kentucky. Mr. Ilardiu has oc cupied several prominent official positions in Kentucky. The following Iteautiftil sentiment was ut tered by Gen. Scott. No man holding such feelings can be a "mercenary soldier." “I have served the I'nion for forty 'odd years anil feel ntyself a citizen of every part of it: and what ever of life and strength I may have, shall lie devoted to its preservation.” Variety.-— They have nominated the follow ing tickets in Philadelphia: Whig ticket, Dem ocratic ticket, American ticket. Consolidation ticket. Prohibitory Law ticket, and Free Soil Democratic ticket. Scott is Gaining.— A few weeks since, the Locos said that Scott Mould get but one State. Just after they gave him three, and now they give him six. The prospects are glorious, and the skies brighten every day. By the the time the canvass closes, they may have to give him twentv-six. Indiana. —The Editor of the Louisville Jour nal says that facts have lx > en placed in his pos session, which lead him to express the confident opinion, that the democratic purty in Indiana will be the most astonished pnrty in next No vember, that has ever been heard of in the Uni ted States. Penitentiary on Fire! —On the evening of the 30th ult.. the wagon and paint shop were discovered to be on fire, in the Michigan Peni tentiary, which, together with the shot; shop were consumed. The fire was still raging at the time of the above news, but the main build ing was considered safe. Madame Sontao. —This distinguished singer gave her first concert in New York on*the 27th ult.., with unbounded enthusiasm. Ohio. Postscript to a business letter from Butler county : Our prospects continue to brighten daily.— Ohio will give 15,000 majority— certain. I have mixed with the hard-fisted yeomany of the country, and know what they will do. Mark my prediction! Rey & Farmer, on hand as usual, with every thing in their line. The St. Charles of St. Anthony. —A corres pondent of the Democrat, Jeromus Jayhawk, Esq., a fellow of infinite wit and good taste, and nothing about him to find fault with except his abominable Loco Focoism, thus justly compli ments this popular hotel and its “guardian spirits.” Dear Colonel: —At the close of my commu nication in the Democrat of last week, I reques ted you to write a notice of the St. Charles Ho tel, at St. Anthony, upper town, but I see that the paper was so crowded you had not room for one. Now to show what a great man can do in a small village, for Mr. Clark is as great a man in his line as I ever knew—l will state that his business increases so fast that he is obliged to enlarge the extent of his dominion, although one would judge from the numerous and well furnished apartments which the house contains, that he had plenty of room to flourish around’ in already, and for many years to come. It is not so, however, but to make it so he intends s0 ?"’ to build on the east side of the present edifice a wing fifty feet wide by one hundred deep, and on the west side another forty feet wide and one hundred deep; which he thinks will answer his purpose for a few years, and then if he should w ant more room he w ill add a story or two on the whole fabric. I think he shows good economy in this last intended move ment in building upwards, because tbc* land over the top of the house will not cost him any thing; bat that is neither here nor there. The rooms in the proposed w ings will be large and airrv, and of course well furnished; and the house will then be sufficient to accommodate two hundred lodgers. The new dining room will be capable of accommodating seated at ta ble, with plenty of elbow-room, an indefinite number of persons. This room will have a high ceiling, and will be light and well ventilated. He intends also to have baths on the premises, which will form another feature of attraction; when his ideas are fully carried out he thinks he will have a house that any living white man who knows how to live, would he glad to stop at, either for a long or short time. It is so now, for when a person goes there he wishes to stay as long as possible; but Mr. Clark means to make it more so. The fact is he is so tasty that nothing but a first class house can be kept by him; and although be keeps one now, yet be thinks he can improve it, and so he is going to enlarge and beatify the whole concern. Well, success to him. and may he be able to find an abundance of the good things w ith w hich he feeds his guests: for he always has the very best the market affords, and some things besides that cannot l;c raised on a farm. No one from these parts can get by the house on a ride, without stopping, for the" attraction is so strong that stop he must; and therefore, Colonel. I wish to otter for your consideration, as they sav in political meetings, the following query:—are you ready for the question? Why is Clark's Hotel at St. Anthony's Falls, like a very bad looking counterfeit dollar?— Because you can't pass it. Yours, as ever, JEROMUS JAYHAWK. The following list comprises all the banks that have thus far organized in Illinois under thil General Banking Law, and obtained notes of circulation from the Auditor : Marine Bank of Chicago, Chicago. Clark's Exchange Bank. Springfield. Merchants’ and Mech's Bank, Chicago. City Bauk, Chicago. .. , Stock Security Bank. Danville. Rock Island Bank, Rock Island. All along the line of the Cleveland and I’ittsbnrgh Railroad, the people of Ohio turned out en masse to welcome Gen. Scott as he pass ed along. At Salem four thousand people gathered. At Alliance was a throng from Can ton. Wooster, Stc.. and speeches were made by Gen. Larimer and others. At Ravona. Hudson, Bedford and Newburgh crowds stopped the way. Scott leads the column, and. as ever, he leads it to certain victory. Chime in New York.— The Journal of Com merce of Saturday, says that during the pre ceding six days, there were eight cases of mur der. homicide, or deadly assault, in the city, bv the knife, the pistol, or bnital violence.' and three of the sufferers are already dead! A gentleman was twice fired at in Broadway, yes terday morning, at four o'clock, and the' bone of his arm was badly shattered. Gen. Scott s Rocte.— We undcr.-tand from a gentleman just from Marseille, that Gen. Seott w ill leave that town on’ Tuesday, and proceed to Paris. Bourbon county, to attend the agri cultural fair there. He w ill then go to Lex ington. and will probably reach Louisville on Thursday. IV e may look for him here. then, on Friday or Saturday. From this citv his route will Ik* through Hamilton. Davton.Ac.. to the Lakes. The reception given to General Scott at Mavsville was truly a magnificent affair. The town was brilliantly illuminated; bonfires blazed along the hills ; the bells rang ; cannons were fired : and live or six thousand people as sembled on the wharf to welcome the Old Hero to Kentuckv.— Cin. Gaz. Bishop ( hase. —This eminent and valuable prelate died at Jubilee on Monday last. The sail intelligence will awaken a profound sensa tion on both sides of the Atlantic. Bishop Chase established, wc believe, the first Protest ant Episcopal Church west of the mountains tliis was at New Orleans—how manv owe their origin to his untiring energy, we cannot now state.: but few men, however, have been so ac tive in the establishment of religious and litera ry institutions in the great west. The founder of three colleges—Ohio. Michigan and Illinois owe him their profoundest gratitude. His life will be the history of the ehureh in the West and remain to be written. We leave it to abler hands to pronounce his eulogv. His talents were eminentlv practical, and'the energy of his will would have placed him in the foremost rank of any profession. Such men invariably make enemies, they however, attach warmlv many friends. Bishop Chase's friendships were in every Slate of the Union, and in everv part of Great Britain. He has been unwearied in his Master s service—he has gone to his reward. —Peoria Dtm. Press. The New 1 ork Mirror says the sunny climes of Italy are becoming very attractive to our American Indies. Private letters from Europe stute that quite n number of ladies from the l nited States—now in London and Paris—in tend to spend the winter in Italv. This an nouncement has had its effect. A large num ber of ladies in New York. Philadelphia and Boston are on the wav for Rome and Florence. The first detachment left on Saturday in the Humboldt. Senator Benton is urging, in the National In telligencer. the construction of his great plan of a central road from St. Louis to California He is opposed to the Garrav grant of a right of way over Tehuantepec, as a fraud perpetra ted upon the Mexican Government, and he is against Government making appropriations to naval steamships, I .css than one-tenth part of the annual sum now squandered upon ocean steamers, he says, would open a wagon way in the frontier of Missouri to California, which could be finished, with three hundred la lK>rers, in oue year, and be made passable for stages in twenty days. Salt as a Fire Axniihlator. —At a recent nre in Pomeroy, Ohio, three dwellings in the vicinity of the Salt Works were burned. The Telegraph says “the buildings were surrounded by old tlry frame houses, which were preserved from destruction by covering the parts nearest the fire with salt, and then saturating it with water. This is the first time we have ever known a building preserved by salt.” Married his Step Mother. —A man who re sides in Western Virginia, aged about thirty years, was recently married to his step mother, llis history is a funny one: “When he was a child his father died. Hia mother soon married a young man and died His step-father, but thirteen years older than himself, married a young wife and died, when our hero married his step-mother.” _ . , New York, Oct. 1. Dr. Wainwright was elected Provisional Bish op of the New York Diocese of the Episcopal Church, on the 9th ballot.