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Te Jenny. -sr -Ada.
.When other friends around the aland,
And other eyee upon thee saw,
tWbe. others warmly deep thy hand,
And fently whisper words of pralee.
.Tbea think of me ; and breathe a sigh
That I cannot thr plassure abara,
Bat let no war bedim thins eye
Nor salneei cluod thy brow to fair.
When happiness around thee fling
Har lovely mantle light and free,
When tome toft voice moat sweetly staff,
Id iong ef richer melody.
Then think of me ; for I most tread
Alooe tbs weary path of lift;
Vooe witnessing the tears I abed,
None cheering me through toil and strife.
But, oh! when sorrow's mingled eup
Wth thy trembling lip it pressed,
And joy and lore are crushed ; end hope
Hat AVd and left thine aching breast.
Then think of me ; that once t friend
Was thine ; whom fortune't smile or frown
Could never change ; whole prayers ascend
For thee, before the "great wu,:e Throne. ',
And if the "King of terrors" come
To thee, to call thee firm away
Te seek a belter, brighter home,
lu relmsof pti.-e unclouded da.
Then think of me ; and breath a prayer
That we may meet in heaven shore,
Where pain and sorrow, grief end care
Shall yield te joy and peice, end lore.
Pteubeuri le Fern, Sem , Feb 20th, 1866.
miscellaneous Keating.
End of the Fugitive base.
When Marshall and Gaines, the Slave catch-
ers, had secured the fugitives in the Covington
Jail, they repaired to the Magnolia House,
where a large crowd had aasembled, Corn
wu..y ... .r,y u, ..u - .erg UUu,oer
of Democrats from Cincinnati were in attend
ance, it was determined to make a public dem
onstration. Wc copy the proceedings from the
Cincinnati Gazette, a paper which has always
avoided saying anything against the Fugitive
Law, and which, therefore, could not hive
published an overdrawn picture -Clev. Leader.
ayewuse. v
onrf Finnell and Gaines of Kentucky :
Mr. Robinson, the United States Marshal,
being loudly called for. took a posihon on the
Daicony oi me Msgnoua nouse, wnue me
crowd gathered in the Street below. He com
menced by saying : "We, in Ohio, mav well
be proud this day that our sovereignly as
State has been maintained, by vindicating the
Bovereicrnty of Kentucky." (Applause.) He
then denounced in good round terms,, the ab
alitionisla of Ohio spoke of his own person
al courage, aud his deteimioation to do his
duty. He did not claim that he had in thi
aatt done anything more than his duty.
Mr. Finnell was next called out. He said
that though Mr. Robinson claimed no credit
far doing anything but his duty, yet in doing
that.be had well merited the commendation in
the good book, of Well done good and fsith-
fit servant." ( Applause.) He then said he
loved the Union, and that it was far dearer to
him than it was two hours ago. (Applause.)
You may talk as much as you please about the
chivalry of Kentucky, I tell you the salvation
of Kentucky and of the South, and the contin
uance of our domestic institution, depends
entirely upon the continuance and integrity of
our Federal Union." ( tremendous applause. J
Mr. Oatnea said, "I'm ten thousand times
obliged to you. gentlemen, for your
diligence in preserving the lawa and carrying
them out ; but I am no speech maker, Mr.
Flinn will speak for me."
Jacob Flinn then said he could assure them
that no mercenary motive actuated Mr. Gaines
in pursuing these slaves. It was a pun matter
of principle with him, for they had cost him
mora money than would boulder that whole
street with woolly heads.
At it was getting dark and the crowd began
to disperse, our reporter then left. While he
had been standing in the crowd, with his pen
oil in his hand, he frequently heard auch re
marks at, ' see mat d d abolition reporter'"
" What business hat he over here from Ohio?"
but thought nothing of them. He had gone
two or three blocks from the Magnolia House
toward the River, when he waa suddenly struck
behind. Ha turned around, but waa immedi
ately surrounded by a orowd, struck by a num
ber of persons, and knocked down. One re
spectable looking man remonstrated with the
arewd, but with no effect. They oriad, "Tar
kd ltbr kjaa." Ms." " 8'
a a abolitionist, give him hell." "Take him
down to the river and put him onto a. cake of
ice, and let him r o 10 the d I." The laet sug-
Suu w.Dr ueiigot ui-m. and they aar-
Aiin A A iaiM etwarl no.J - J . 1 . a
..upuircum towara w nver.
ne noucea a oumoer ol men In thia crowd
whom be had teen in the Court rooms, daring
(he trial of the case, serving at special deputy
marshal from Kentucky . Just as they reached
the levee they were joined by a small party,
some of then deputy Marshals from Ohio, who
had come ofertoaeaiatm bringing over the
fugitives. Mr, Lee, late deputy eity Mar.hal,
of Cincinnati, rtcogniied our Reporter ; the
w r' "rcw meir r.o uers anil orlercn the
Kentuckians to stand back. They obeyed ;
but the moment the ferrv boat had left the
landing the Kentuckians crowded on the wharf
boat and ebouted their curses and threatening
swearing that if they ever again caught the
d d abolition reporter on that side of the river
they would kill him.
From tht Ohio Cultivator.
Is it Home f
Diab Colokl :-In traveling aver the Stale
hunting up delinquent subscribers, have yon
ever found a House with a hog pen in front
of it, an unsightly worm fence round a door
yard cjvered with chips, ami a spout protru
ding through the side of the house, to carry
dish water to the road, forming a pool for the
refreshment of travelers? If you haven't,
you have not seen the whole world by a long
shot ; neither have you seen the whole 8tate
i vino ; iwr even id inis eniignienrU day,
with the full effulgence of the intellectual sun
beaming on s, there are .'.'irk corners where
such things exist. If the in-fc' pen j; net di
rectly in front of the house, it is so ticr that
. Al.' . t ! .11- I. i . . .
its odors neutralize all offensive smells from
.1 J II! I . .
me awemng, ana us inmates are the first to
welcome every vWitor, by their hoggish grum
.Not a gate, nor even a pair of bar ; but the
tenants and visitors have to practice gymnss
tics by leaping a ncketv fence at the risk of
their clothes, saying nothing of their lives ; a
door yard full of chips, if nothing worse, with
a pool of dishwater in close proximity, 6lld
with potato skins, cabbage leaves, and other
refuse of the kitchen. these nff-r ska nnl
charmi lhftt m8ke lheM kgmt deli htful
Now whtt tr, the effecU the nnn
of ,uch , home , Atwc,ation8 fom lhe mind
man QMdren broueht UD in such
a -
a place have no taste for the beautiful, but
their minds, habituated to loathsomeness, be
come themselves loathsome, their habit filthy,
and their manners disgusting.
How different from those whose first breath
draw in the fragrance of the rose and the
honeysuckle that climb around the windows
0f tiat paternal home, and whose first vision
WM CMl on , fine ,awn ,trfctched Mound
, Here every sense U regaled and cul-
ti?ted . the gight wilh lawn &aA flowers
,me wk,. h frHlfrance. tha bearin(r w,.
the chirp of the robin and the hum of the bum
0 p a
ming bird, as they revel in the flowery para
dise, and the feeling and taste with the sur
roundings of the beautiful. Home has a claim
for tbem found no where else. The harsh
asperities of nature are softened, and the heart
is moulded by the associations to love and mel
ody. I will defy a lover of children, birds and
flowers, to be a bad man, The heart that can
appreciate and love them is too fine and refi
ned a texture to entertain a bad motive, or to
prompt a bad action. Low, gross and sensual
actions, are the result of low, gross and sensu
al associations in infancy and youth.
If parents then would have their children
lovely, beautiful, respected and intelligent, so
let them make home beautiful and lovely.
Akron, Jan. 1856. L. V. B.
A Medal to Rait, the Ruffian.
The people of Eastport, Mississippi, on the
receipt of the intelligence that Rust had assault
ed Houses Qauxar, immediately held a meet
ing in order to raise money to procure a gold
medal which they intend to present to the Ar
kansas bully. The medal was engraved and
sent to Mr. D, B. WuanT, representative of
the first Congressional District in Mississippi,
who was delegated to make the presentation.
We have heard of rewards of merit, and of
rewards of services : but thit it, we believe,
the first inttante in which a bully waa ever
presented with a medal for striking a weak
and half-blind man without giving him a
chance to defend himself. The medal cannot
beintonted at a reward for ttriking Horace
Greeley ; for any ruffian might do the tame
and there would be no end to the medals : it
mutt be intends i at a reward for the bravery
displayed on the occasion, for the heroic cour
age which inspired Mr. Albert Rust, and bore
him ip during the exciting moment. Coming,
at it doss, from the cititent of another state,
we are forced to the conclusion that the tlare
owners consider Mr. Albert Rust, of Arkansas,
aa the bravest and moat chivalrous man in the
Wa have no disposition to ridicule the South
ern standard of bravery ; for it it already low
enough to excite astonishment ; but we tbink
the ptvfie of Beftpxwt wwmiited eeiions
fSSUai J .U-:-l ....... . r -
blunder when they delegated Mr. D. B.
Wright to p reseat the medal to the heroic
Rust. Thev should have taUrimA a., w.i.
liam 8. Ploraer. or one of the
editor of the
j New York Obtervtr. We
can imatriae with
p'oue unction he would deliver the pre-
eentation speecn. But as this appropriate se
lection was not msde, and as the speech was
not delivered, we may be pardoned for imagio
ing what it would have been. He would have
said : "Sir. hv a iliananaiin. r . ' - j
'beneficie Pnovldence, I have been selected
-as me bumble instrument to pressnt to you
"this well earned taken of resoect and admir.
'lion. It would be useless for me to disiruise
ik. - .: .
uuutii oi graiituue which fill my heart
'when I reflect on ih goodness of tb great
'author oi our being in givioj you strength
'and fortitude to enable you to meet our tern
ble adveitary without quailing in hii presence
'Sir. you have" achieved a great and notable
.victory, and your name will go down to our
children as the man chosen by the Lord of
hoett to smite the impious enemy of bis
chosen people and of hie hallowed in.titu-
"In an hour when the fortunes
'seemed darkest, and when the
of slavery
courage of
e.l is
omer men was snasen. you, sir, invoking th
sal m w
smuss oi Heaven on your efforts, assaulted
the fiercest and most malevolent of our foes.
'Mindful of the lessons of prudence which you
had learned from your parents, you commen
'oed the terrible combat with the caution of
'one who was conscious of the claims of his
'country on his precious life. You excited no
'suspicion by your manner. Your adversary
was not aware of danger till it feel upon him.
'A just Providence, in punishment for bis man-
uC.'d crimes, bad weakened his sight, so that
he did no ?ee you till your fist descended up
on him. Before he bad time to recover' from
-his surprise, you repotted the blow. He reel
ed under the stroke, and, as if in defiance of
his power, you struck him again without giv
ing him an opportunity to resist.
"lou had beaten the arch-enemy of slave-
'very ; you had achieved the proudest victory
of your lift; you had established an imparish
able reputation in the law-abiding and Bible
'loving South ; yon had struck Horace Greeley
'with your fist. Any other man would have
been satisfied . but you, like lb holy warri
'or spoken of in the book of inspiration, deter
mined not to put off your armor while your
enemy breathed. Following swiftly in his
footsteps, and this time armed with a trusty
'club, you renewed the perilous fight. He was
utterly unprepared to resist the fury of your
attack and staggered beneath your well-di-'rected
blows. His arm was bruised, his head
'was cut, and his spectacles, with which he had
'impiously sought to cheat the judgment of
'Heaven, were broken in pieces. And had not
'envious fate interposed, and brought to the
'resoue of the wicked man arms which were
toostiongforyou, we might this dsv rejoice
'that out beloved country was freed from the
presence of the great mischief-maker.
' And now, sir, allow me to present to you
HI lis testimonial from the pious citizens of E ast
port. It commemorates an event of which
you may well feel proud. Mississippi is proud
'of you. Arkansas is proud of you. The whole
South is proud of you. Your praises shall he
'sounded wherever the facly institution of slave
ry is cherished, and by the voices of those
'yet unborn. May you live to win other
'medals, and may your arm be strengthened,
'so that none of the wieked advocates of
'freedom shall ever be able to prevail against
you. Clev. Leader.
Kite-Tails and Cook Talis.
The Ohio House contains at least two char,
acters, distinctive and marked. One is the
especial champion of the rights of the People
the oppresaed and down-trodden masses. A
tall, straight, whiskered cadaverous city gentle
man, intensely Frenchified by travel in foreign
parts and red republicanism, he is the orator of
the Assembly gifted, learned, exuberant in
words and fancy, with a very tlight dash of e-gotism-
He mounts tbs tribune after the fash
ion in the French Chamber of Deputies, bows
gracefully to the Speaker, risea to fall purpen
dieular, looks around with an air ef
" I am Sir Oracle,
And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark I"
and with great unction pronounces "Rsfre-
The other is a plain practical, bluff old sea-
dog from the country, honest, earnest and sharp
set. But ho knows the ropet in the House
at well at on the Pacific, and can spin a yarn
or strike the harpoon anywhere. This char
acter had a bill before the House on its final
passage, bis own bantling which be bad watch
ed as the Pole-star, and on which his benevo
lent heart was act. The city representative
moved to recommit it for amendment, and har
ragued as usual. He boasted of hie deep pen
etration into the profound, his sagacity, and
practical knowledge on all subjects, and took
occasion to poke fun at the limited sphere and
unpretending acquirements of the rural member
He said the gentleman lacked imagination,
but thought "that by the close of the session
ha might become a very respectable kite to iy
oYsrbnrn yard," The orator t down eelf,
Satisfied, and tk ,.A ..I. -- -" L a
- . ihn o""-j rjtcieo usnes ruuwe, aea to ataae sack talee ewearmg
qeid . were he ant etrietly temparate aad gea. 1 pw.,.haWe by state U of the flute Courts,
rT" T ,n "" h" hbiu- H " woaM place , person twice in jeopardy tor the
..J,l! !,elBlj eon'"d,rW mW-coelreryto the eor.aut.Uon of Oh,o
ere the objections urged to hi. bill by lb. The bell ke been committed to the com
member, eomphosented him oe hie superior in- mittee of the whole, and will .licit considers
telhgenee sod profundity, duel ai seed all mo- Me disease, eeu i. truly an alarming eon
uve. of snvy w rivalry, and. with the eoobeee ditioa of things, that oar State Court, should
and keenness of aKor'wester laid, "that at th. j be without power to punish perjury committed
close ot the session be would cherrfully submit in th.ir presence . and it is a strong argument
to the deliberate judgement of hie fellow mem- for confining naturalisations to the U. 8.,
here, whieh had become the mott retpectaUe kite ' Courts, where it is properly punishable. It is,
to fly over barn yarde, and which had tvung the besides, another proof of the gross abuses and
The House required several raps from the
Spcakei's hammer, a d- ep tinge of red was via-
ible above certain black whiskers and the city
represent ttivr iciited the rural eptleman to a
cock taii at recess. State Journal
From the Cleveland Leader.
Freedom for Kanxaa-
Saum. 0 March 1, 1856.
Editort of the Cleveland Leader t
I saw an artiel. in the Leader, tome time
ago, that you d. signed to raise 9100 in Caya
boga county ; that is not equal to our Utile
quiet town. We have already raised about
i60 in cash, and the Rifles.
Last 8unday Rev. Owen Lovejoy preached
and lectured on the subject of Minister nd
Christian duties in the present emergency. AndCol,e1 l,,rou?!,oat iouri, entitled "A re-
last evening Mrs. Cornell gsve a most spirited
concert, the proceeds to be added to the Kan
sas fund. The French Republican Marseilles
hymn, was modified to suit the times and sung
with thrilling effect.
French Air.
Te sone of freedom wake to glory
A wail trim Kansas bids yon rise I
The young, the brave, the grand -sire hoary,
Behold their peril beer their cries I
Shall alarery'a minions mischiefbreedlog,
A hireling host a ruffian band f
Ari: land desolate the land,
While T. 'itb and Liberty Be bleeding f
To Arms t To Arms I Te Arsre
And strike for Liberty
Arjuse! Arouse 1 all hearts rssolred,
That Kansas shall beFre. t
Proposed Complimentary Dinner to Gov
At a meeting of the subscribers to the pro
posed dianer to be given to Governor Chasi,
at Cincinnati, the following resolutions were
unanimously adopted i
Whereae, At the recent festival in this city,
in commemoration of the birth of fPashington,
the Hon. 8. P. Chase, the Governor of the
State of Ohio, who was present as a guett,
was treated with less consideration than was
due to his high character and position ; and
any imputation of discourtesy to him under
such circumstances, would be a stain on the
fajr fame of our city ; therefore,
1. Sesolved, That the people ot Cincinnati
emphatically disclaim all international disre
spect to the Governor of the State of the re
cent festival.
2. Resolved, That a committee of ten be ap
pointed by the Chairman to tenden to the Hot,.
n n, t,. , . ...
o. i . I'oase. a punuc ainner in this city, at
such time as may be convenient to him, as an
expression of the high respect entertained for
him by his fellow citizens
3, Beeolved, That the committee, so appoint
ed, be empowered to make all necessary ar
rangements for carrying out the design of the
preceding resolution.
A Noble and Devoted Woman. The un
happy wife of the miserable Movrob, who re
cenvly met his fate at Charleston, in Coles Co.,
Missouri, addressed a letter to him, a short
time before his death. It adds another to the
record of faithful women :
Charleston, Feb. 12, 1858.
My ever dear hueband : How miserable you
must be. My heart aches for you. I have not
given op yet I still have hope. I am now at
Mr. beli's with role and Ma. frle has been
a brother to me, and a true friend to you. I !
intend to make his home my home wherever
that may h I hope a good way from here
the farther from here the better. I would rath
er die to-night than atiy here among my ene
mies, for those who are your enemies are mine,
and your friend are my friends.
As soon as I can make arrangements and
get the means, I will leave this town, never to
return again. Ma is well. Farewell, but I
hope not forever.
I subscribe myself your true and devoted
wife, and proud to own it,
fiAxara momoi.
Tbe Natnraliiation Laws.
Yesterday the special committee in the
House consisting of Messrs. Littler, Flowers,
Hume,' Haines and Mills, reported back with
out amendment, the bill introduced tome time
since, by Mr. Flowers, prohibiting State Courts
from exercising jurisdiction under the Natn
raliiation laws of the United States, and recom
mended unanimously itt passage. The com
mittee in the course of their investigation of
the tubjtet, became satisfied, that as the law
now stands, no indictment could be found in
the State Courts for perjury in procuring natur
alUatton papers, as it waatnoffenoe against tbe
rr . . ...
frauds that have grows up under the p.esent
er"lte administr ition of our naturalisation laws
which booeat rma should unite to peedilv
if they would preserve the puntv of our
,i,e J1" f"m eorruptioo by dema-
gogues. State Journal.
k Few Apology for Shwy.
We suggest that the following be printed by
way of appendix to the Rev. Dr. Adam's next
edition of " South side view of Slavery." We
commena it also to the special attention of
those editors who were so shocked at what they
were pleated to call Mr. Banks' amalgamation
sentiments :
(From the Mleeouri Democrat. )
Fery lately a pamphlet has been freely cir
port made to the Platte County Self-Defen
sive Association by a committee, through B. F.
Stringftllow, Chairman '' In that Report, on
page 30, occurs the following atrocious and in
famous paragraph :
" Negro slavery has a further effect on the
character of the while woman, which thould
commend the institution to all who love the white
race more than they do the negro. It is a shield
to the virtue of the white woman.
" So long at man it lewd, woman will be hit
fri l" ,
nciun loose woo are lorcea to occupy a me
nial position, bsve ever been, will ever be most
tempted, least protected ; this is one of the
evils of slavery ; it attends all who are in that
abject condition, from thebeautiful Circattian te
tht table daughter of Africa. While we admit
the selfishness of the sent.ment, we are free to
declare that we love the white woman to much, we
would save her even at the sacrifice of tht negro
would throw around her every shield, keep her
out of the way ef temptation.
', Such are the effectt of Negro Slavery upon
the individual character of the white race.''
An Ac count Closed.
The triumphant election of B. F. Wade to
the Senate finishes the political programme as
laid down last fall. Never in the history of
political parties has there been such an over
turning at in Ohio by the last two annual elec
tions. The arm of the people was raised in
its might, and it struck down political sinners,
doughfaces and traitors. The voice of Free
dom spoke and the political slaves of southern
task mastera hid themselves away in their
Republicans, see the victory you have won ;
give one cheer for the past : solemnly vow that
for the future the same spirit of conciliation,
the same forgetfulness of personal and political
prejudice shall prevail, and rest assured a fu
ture, illuminated by the brilliancy of your late
conquests, will guide Ohio on to an unexam
pled prosperity and an unclouded destiny.
Nine times nine for the election of VVDE ;
an act which is the political cap sheaf of the
Freemen's harvest-home. Ohio is a Model.
Look at her J ! 1-- Clev. Herald.
Mcsto it Hoik. Music serves to make home
pleasant, by engaging many of its inmates in a
delightful recreation, and thus dispelling the
sourness and gloom which frequently arise from
potty disputes, from mortified vanity, from dis
content and envy. It prevents for the time at
least evil thoughts anievil speaking, and tends
to relieve the minds of both performers and
hearers from the depressing effects of care and
melancholy. Voung people need and will have
amusement. If innocent and improving a
muse meets be not provided at home, th.y will
seek it elsewhere. If they find places more a
greeable to them than home, that home will be
deserted ; and thus (he gentle and holy influ
ences which ought to.encircle the family fireside
will be in a great mtasure lost.
".For sorely, melody from heaven wai sent,
To cheer the heart, when tired of human strife,
To sooth tbe wayward heart, by sorrow rent,
And eeftea down the ragged road of life."
Let parents, therefore, take pains to encour
age and gratify a taste for music in their chil
dren, and it will amply repay them for so do
ing. tW There is a man in Indiana to thin that,
when the sheriff is after him, he crawls into his
rill and looks through the touch-hole.
JOT The name of the man ia Vermont who
feeds his geese on iron filings, and gathers
steel pent from their wings, it Sharp.
tST The prettiest trimming for a woman's
bonjMt it a good humored met.
A m .. - .
of the Court of Common Plea of Portage
county, the case of John B. fohiasoa re. the
Cleveland tad Pittsburgh Railroad Cestpaay
we. tried, and recalled in a verdict for the Com.
pany. The facts m the eas- an brief!! r these i
The plain (iff sought to recover damages for la-
junea suataioed by the collision which eteet-
red on the road a little over a year ago, ia wbieb
Conductor Seymour waa killed. Plaintiff be
ing in Cleveland and destitute of money, oe
the morning of the accident, (ought a p rings
oRavana. mt was refused. He than we
aboard the baggage car by permission of the
k"gag. ataeter without pas iag fare. Th.
Court held that if th. cfifcr. of the '.rail
kaew Robinson to be on board, even without
paying, and allowed him t remaia, and he waa
iojured by WH04,m ol the company, he
might recover damaged. The Court alto held
that if the plaintiff waa rightfully on board,
and yet not m his proper place, and if, taking
into consideration alltue circumstances ear
rounding th. caae, th. storm, th. manner of
the plaintiff's being on board, etc., 4c, tha
Company performed all that prudent anrfearw
ful person, could be required to perform, plain
tiff could not recovtr. Ledger.
To Bibtb-Puci ojr WAaioroe.-Mr.
Lewis W. Washington, of Jefferaoo county,
Virginia, ton of the late Hon George C. Waeh
ingtm, of Maryland, at heir of the estate, hat
tendered to the State of Virginia, through Cojr.
Wise, the title to sixty acres of land in West
moreland county, the sic of the birth-place of
George Washington, and the house and rravea
of his progenitors in America. The condition
of the gift is, that tbe State shall cause the
Ore nil ge LO bp nprmtnem 1 a. ...l a a
iron fence, based en a stone foundation, and
shall mark the same by suitable and modest
though substantia! tablets, to commemorate for
the rising generation those notable spots. Tha
Governor recommends the acceptance of the
gift on the term proposed, and says an appro
priation of two thousand dollars will be suffici
ent. Sandusky Register.
Ma. Wad ELicra-D.-Yesterday afternoon
the two Houses of the Legislature met in joint
convention, and elected Benjamin F. Wade TJ.
S. Senator for six years from the 4th of Mareh
1857. We refer the leader to our legislative
reports for the details. Again we congratulate
the people of Ohio upon this auspicious result
If there is any one fact demonstrated bv th.
popular voic, it is that the freemen of thit
State are etroogly opposed to tbe repeal of the
Missouri compromise, and to the - extension of
slavery into the territories heretofore free
They demand the restoration of that restriction,
and they will repudiate every man who it will
ing to acquiesce in that gross breach of plighted
faith. In Mr. Wade they know they have a
true, fearless and faithful champion, and with
ut the people of Ohio will rejoice when tbsy
learn that he ia again elected to th. high posi
tion he now so ably and acceptably fills. f 0.
S. Journal, 28ta alt.
Tnaaa ia to be unprecedented suffering
among the poor of Richmond, Va. Tbe Die
patch says : Notwithstanding the efforts that
have been made to relieve the sufferings of tha
poor, there are now hundreds of helpless wo
men and children ia that city on th. point of
starvation, and crying piteously for bread and
fuel. Al almost every hour in the day, tbe
office of the Superintendent of Streets is liter
ally beseiged with women, pleading piteously
for fuel to keep their children and tbemselvet
from perishing with oold. Why is the Enquir-
it so violent in regard to this matter ? Som.
time ago. it asserted that pauperism could not
exist where slaves were abundant. Are thev
becoming scarce in Richmond T Leader.
A vessel lately left San Francisco for
China, having as part of her cargo one bun
dred and seven coffins containing bodies of dead
Chinese. This is explained in this way : Chi
nese speculators hire large bodies of men in
China to work in the mines of California.
The bodies of those who die there are taken
back to prove to those from whom they were
hired that their cervical were at an and.
JV A young man, Mr. 8. R. Taylor,
of Ravenna, Ohio, committed suicidt recently,
by taking laudanum. " In consequence of e
disappointment in not being able to go on a
sleigh ride upon which his heart waa very musk
set." So taya the Democrat of that place.
The New Orleant Picayune says that,
though it can scarcely be remembered that
there ever was a winter approaching to tbe
present in severity, tbe season hat been one of
the busieet and merriest experienced for along
Law Patten. The bill repealing tbe lav
prohibiting the circulation of foreign bank bills
under the denomination of ten dollars, bat be -come
a law, having pasted the House of
Rspresentativesby a vot. of 70 to t8.
tZT The Chamber of Commerce in New
Turk is older than the Republic, having beta
established in 1768. ft was torjsoreasv bf
owrjju in h ma.

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