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" THE UNION Or THE STATES AND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNION."
VOLUME &, NUMBER 11 CARROLLTON, CARROLL 01 MY. OHIO. THURSDAY, 12, 1847. WHOLE MNBKR. 1,31 T POLTKYA 1 he Pewer of Song. A TBAISLATtOB 'BOM SCII1LLEB. i Kkj Heft the terrain dashes, twniteomee with thunder (hook, The Marty otk keoeatk it eras. Ami aAW rails the loownad rock. -Ameses' o'arjojrad with ewe sod wonder , Tht traveller (top and gaxai round, Ua keen ike all-prevsdiug tkuudar, ikteaaoot tall Iron whence tba souad. flo rofla tka lid a of fong feravar, Iraere mortal foot batb wandered oarer. Leaxued with Ika dreaded I ower above us, W) aarklj spra life's .lender thread, Who eau taaiet kie pawer to more aa, Who aaa tba aiagar 'e apeU evade f He flermee'a magic wead iakertte, And cliartni the aiind with infl lanee soft, Down to tka realm of tortured npii Its, Or baare it keaveaward aloft, On bust's airy ladder reeling, Swayed to aad fro by gidJj feeling. As whan iota a scene of 1 aurs, Boms dread disaster stalks along, Wkila gieaUhke anaartkl; measurea, And ecaltera terror through tke throng. Be strips at once tke gajr d. lti.io i, This stranger from tba other world, Tka mak tail off ia dire eoafusion, A'arlh's greatness to the greuod is burl'd, Aad before truth 't all-conquering minor, iruhers each work of .in and error. So atari earthly burden spurning, Jrfan'a thoughts st utueic's bidding riea, And with intiiiortal ardor bn ruing, With Ood like tread ha walks the skiae. The gods, as ana of theirs, embrace bias, There must his daily trouble! sleep, Thither ao destiny can chase him, Thither as earthly thiag can creep. Hisbrow is smooth, no fear alarms him, lie kuoas ao cars while music charms bin. A id as the chill, with hopeleis longing, When stolen freedom yields ao re.t. But home thoughts to his heart keep thronging, Fliet to his injured mother's breael; aVi maeie has the power to charm as, When tara'd to nature's simple truth, From cold aad foreign ways to warm us, With the old feelings of our .youth. Iu nature's arm, ah! there we rent us, Where frees ing forms can ne'er molest ua. Xtttscdlancous Reading. Latest From Ut ah. Curie pondtnee of the y, Y. Tribune. Cheat Salt T.aeb Cirr, Deo. 4. '56. The Mormon Church baa loat one of its main pillara by the sudden death of Jedediah H. Grant, Second Counsellor ot Brigham Young, Mayor of th'S city, and member elect from tba Legislature. He died at about l(ty o'clock on tke night of December I. and was buried thia morning with all the honors of the church. The diaeaae with which he was at tacked seems to bare been a sort of pneumonia. It waa Dot considered dangerous, as Brigham had premised that he would recover. His death was, therefore, unexpected. Mr, Grant was a native of New Hampshire, and waa about 40 year of age. at the time of hia decease. Of moderate literary attain -merits, ia which he enjoyed somewhat tbe ad raiitage of hia associates in tbe Presidency, he as on of tbe most talented men among the Mormons. Very sarcastic and abusive in hia discourses, and a perfect adept in the school of billingaaTato, he was always noted aa the most bitter reviler of the Gentiles. It was only a law Sundays ago that he denounced them most violently, and aaid that he was steady to take Ate bowie-knife in hand and .chase them out of the territory; but ho h is 00 gone to hia last account, leaving seven disconsolate widows, and several children, four of whom are under eight weeks of age, ia mourn hia lost. If we are to believe the leadera of the church -the devil would not wait until he reached his domjBionaj tMit called on mm wmie be- was : following ia the story which waa by both Brigham aad Heber ia their unera) discourse this morning. Just previous to his severe illness the devil appear ed to .him .IP fiaat loop, and severely leprt mended him for his abuse of the Gentiles; he then iid hold of him, ahook the breath out of hi body, and then threw him down, promising him $ aerere acougin g tbe nest time he came U is said liiat two witnesses wet present at the time. Brigham. however, farther declares that. just before its death , Jedediah fejl into a traaeeand waa caught up into heaven, and there saw things unlawful to utter, bat which all tend to prove the truth of Mormonism. These etoriea are not a hoax bat are really be lieved by tba people. Heber Kimball, a few Sundays ago, in boasting of the power and ho liness of tbf Prieitbood. that Brigham was God and Fatbe', he ( Heber) waa God and and Son, apd that Grant was God the Holy r ti r. l. Ghoet. Comment spoo inch blasphemous Ucgwage it unnecessary. It it not known who will succeed Grant, hi accessor being Appointed by Brighaa. Another of the hand-cart trains armed here Utt Sun lay, in a condition which beg- rt all description. Winter canght them in the mountams destitute of clothing and pro- Hare yon labored diligently and learned risions. and had not the relief which waa tent faithfully the waget paid yon by your employ from her reaehed them, erery one of theaters? would bare perished. Aa it K out of the! Do you oppress the hireling itr his wegea? 600 which started, one-fourth hare died, and ; Are you acquainted with any circumstances more than 100 of the remainder hare r.it connected with tba cutting off from this earth their hands or feet from the effect of tbe cold, by onr Dirine brethren of any person anwor-Whe-! they reached here there were not 50 thy te reside upon it? Ifao. hare you erer in the train who could help ihemelves; the revealed the tame to any enemy of the church? rct were stowed in the bottom of their wag -1 Hare yen erer broken any of yonr row to ons which bad been sent for them, ragged and the church by communicating in any minner filthy beyond conception; be'plen and des- to its enemies, the natare of those rows, or of pairing, they could or would not get out of the the most sacred rites of our endowments and wagon to attend to the calls of nature, and covenants? if itlA .)!.., UmA k I . 1 .11 .. ..... uau uui urru intensely COIU It would have bred a pestilence. I never irosg ined such a scene. Heaven preserve me from witnessing such another. Aid yet the Dese rel news haa the effrontery to tell the world that they came through well. It ia aaid that there are yet hundreds of these poor dtluded wretches in the mountains. A few days ago. an express reached here from an ox train which is encamped on Green river Their cattle had given out, and they were bare of provisions, being obliged to feed en their dead cattle. Some forty wagons, with provisions have gone to their relief, to endeav or, ir possible to, to get them into Fort Brid X". A reformation, as they call it, has been go ing on among thia people for a few weeks past. The fact ia. the Mormon leadera began to see tluif the people were getting so outrage-ou-ly had, and that disaffection was spreading so rapidly among them, that it waa endanger ing their own safety, and the prosperity of the church. They accordingly devised this plan of reformation, and called on the people to con fess their sins, be baptized, aad renew their covenants and endowments, threatening to cut off all that refused to comply with this de mand, not only front the "Church and King dom, but from the tarth!" Ia the progress of this reformation, men were appointed to visit every bouse, and obtain, under oath, written answers to a set of questions, a copy of which I hat e obtained and herewith inclose. But the amount of wickedness brought to light by these answers appalled even the Mormons, and hey therefore changed this system, and have adoj led a more private and less authentic way of confession. I have been informed, upon the myst reliable authority, that they have tbe names of 4. 000 men and women in this city and adjacent settlements who hare confessed to the crime of adultery. 11 that is necessary to obtain absolution from these sine is to re pent and be baptized. There hare been already more than fifty ap plications made to Brigham for dirorces by women who arrived in the first emigrant trains. It seems that on their arrival here, when they were yet ignorant of the ways of Zion, a great many of the Mormon gentlemen came to of the President's reception room came up in them, and picked out thoae of the women who tbe rear of Col. Lee; noticed that he had ono suited them and immediately made them their or two ladies with him; stood there for a mo "spirituals." but these poor girls soon found j ment, tbe crowd being so great conlJ not pass out what it was to lire with the saint a slaves a gentleman eoming from tbe reception room and now endearor to obtain divorces; tbia will j met them and seemed to be trying to pass and simply be ' jumping out of the frying pan into ! deceased was thia gentleman; Col. Lee the lire," for they will be compelled to tHke or tood rather facing deceased, and whilst in that be taken by some other man, and theii condi- posi'.ion saw Col. Lee put bis hand on hia pan Uon will not be bettered. taloons pocket; he then tpoke to deceased, and The questions ioiroduced by Brigham Young j lne 8aras moment stepped up to him and col to hia new system ofarticular confession, are : lred llira- BymS- "You haTe ra7 Pocket- HarevoucoramitledmurJer.br sheddW 1 m o innocent blood, or consenting thereto? Have jou betrayed your brother or sister ia anything? Have you committed adultery, by having any connection with a woman that was not your wife, or man that was not your husband? Have you eut hay where you had no right (o, or turned animals into another person's field without his consent? Hare you lied about or wilfully misrepre- sentad any person? Hare you borne false witness against your neighbor? Have yoa taken tke name of the Deity in rain? Hare yoa coveted anything not your own; Hara yoa been intoxicated with strong driokb? Hare yoa found lost property, and return ed it to tbe owner, or used til diligence' to do o Hare you fulfilled your promises in paying your debt, or run into debt without the in tention of paying the aame? Jfc you pay your tithing promptly. Do yoa teach yoar family the gospel of sal vation? Do you speak against your superiors in church or against any principle taught in the book of Mormon, Book of Doctrine and cor enants, or against tbe revelations given thro' Joseph Smith, the Prophet and the Presidency of the Church as now organised? Do you pray in your family, night and morn ing, and attend to aecret prayer? Do you labor six days, and rest or go to work on the Sabbath? Do jon end your families Attend to ward tings. Do yon preside over your household aa a errant of God, and ia your family aubjeet to you? The Lee and Home difficulty at Washing ington- Death of Mr. Hume Mr. David Hume, a well-known citizen of Alexandria, attended the President' levee laat evening, in company with his daughter. rVhile slowly moving with the immense throng that literally filled the entire first floor of the Exec alive Mansion, a gentleman immediately in front of him turned suddenly around, seized him by the collar, and accused him of picking hi pocket. A might have been expected rery angry word eniued, which resulted ia aa exchange of cards, the accusing party proving to be Ool. D. C. Lee, who has for several years held a clerkship in the Pension Bureau. About 9 o'clock this morning, Mr. Hume, in company with Mr. Walker, the reading clerk of the House of Representatives, proceeded to the Pension office, and, aa there waa nothing in his appearance indicative of a hostile errand, was, on request, conducted to the room occu pied by Col. Lee and several other clerks. Mr. Hume informed Col. Lee who he waa, briedy alluded to his Bocial and businesi posi tion, and, after attempting to show the absur dity of connecting him withjpocket-picking, de manded a retraction of the offensive charge which had betn made on the proceeding even ing This demand, it is stated, was made twice, if not three times. Col. Lee refused to retract; whereupon Mr. Hume struck him Sev ern! times with acane, and, while thus assault irg him, Gol. L. drew a pistol and fired. Mr. H. exclaimed "I am shot, fell to the floor, and expired in a few minutea. Tbe evidence adduced before the Coroner's Jury developed the following additional fact. King F. Page testified to being in an adjoin ing room, and bearing a noise aa of scuffling or striking, and on entering, deceased was falling; assisted in laying him back and opening his clothes : Col. Lee was walking back and for ward1, and said, "You must not blame me, gen tlemen, I did it in self-defence;" saw no dead ly weapon in tbe hands of the deceased. The Coroner stated that no weapon were found upon the body of the deceased. Solomon G. Heston saw the transaction at the President's levee; was passing towards tbe ast room with a lady, and near tne doorway B0(: couta not lay it deeeasea naa a lady with him or not; Col. L"e remarked further lhal he should not let him go until he gare up the pocket-book, and the Col. then callei lor as sistance, turning his bend towards witness; de ceased did not reply immediately, but looked surprised: his first reply, that witness heard. was : "For what reason do you make this charge ?" Mr. Lee did not seem to be par ticularly excited; Lee said: "Sir, I felt your hand in my pocket, and saw you take it out;" deceased replied tbat be had not taken the pocket-book, and seemed surprised at tbe charge, and immediately inquird of Col Lee his name; Col. Lee gave his name, and turning to witness aaid, 'Here is a gentleman who knows me;" Colonel Lee still retained his hold upon his coat daring this conversation; witness said to deceased that he knew Col. Lee; deceased began to get a little excited, manifesting some feeling, aad said to Col. Lee, "Gome, go with m;" witness then paased Colonel Lee and that is all tbat he aaw of the ooeurrenee then- After the examination of several other wit nesses, the case was given to the jury, who, a'. ter retiring for a short time, brought in a ver dict that the deceased came to bis death 'fro the effect of a piatol-ball from a pistol in the hands of Doddrige C. Lee.' The news of Mr. Hume's tragical end eaused the most intense excitement in Alexandria. A committee of one hundred sitizsns reached this eitv about two o'clock, and having obtained tbe body returned with it immediately to Aiexan dria. After firing the fatal ahot. Col. Lee Immedi ately surrendered himself to the civil autnor lies Letter frem Mr. Bingham- WaaatisoioN. D. C, 7ih Fab.' 1867. R. Hatto. Eaq .Dear Sir: On ra'. arday laat tbe Hoaae paaaed two enabling aci a for Mioneeaota and the other lot Oregon, authorising the formation of new State there in: preparatory to their admission into the Unioa. As I voted or tbe oregoa bill, aad opainst the Minnesota bill, I desire to give to my eonsti taenia," very briefly, reaaoas therefor These two bills, aa reported to the Hoaae. each provided ia fact (altho' it is not appa rent on the face ot the bills) that alien, not citizens, native or naturalised, but aliens, ow iag allegiance to foreign governments, and not having declared allegiance to foreign govern ment, might vote for Delegates to the Con stitutional Coaven ion in each of these Territo ries, and for and against the Constitutions to be formed. Tbe Mionessota bill was first off ered, and (be previous question we, immedi ately apoa introduction, called and ordered j th.reby catting off and absolutely deluding. ; ilher amtndmeat or debate. This bill wa pat. , , , i , ttuTDfnrn nnnn ite nataaie.ai rexiurtrtt. ana no- - -i i ' . thing waa left to members but to vote jor or ayaintt it. I voted against it, for the reason that the alien provision, in my judgement, is wiong. both in principle and policy. I would al low citizens of the United S'ates. both naturali zed and native to vole for the establishment of a new Constitution and Government within onr territories, but I would, not by Congreteionml enactmjni, confer that power upon the adhering subjects of Russia, Prussin, and Austria, ar.d who have declared ho allegiance to our Gov ernment. If it had been known by tbe whole Houae, that this alien clause was in the Min nessota bill, it could sot have passed. This is manifest from the fact, that the rery next .u. n...o a. ,l. - r, llUUr. IUC onuva iuc mien vmuoc num , , ... , , the Oregon bill, and without a show ofopposi - B ' . rr lion incorporated therein tbeprovtsion tbat only citizena of the United States, naturalized or na - live, should vote for Delegates for framing a State Constitution and Government in Oregon or for or against it. adoption. If the Oregon bill wa. right, the Minnes.ota bill was wrong I could not consistently vote for both, when they were in such direct conflict ia resptct of a question ol such importsnce. The propriety of my rote is evidenced by the Tact, that tne House, without a diviaion, amended the Ore- gon bill, so a. to declare and provtde thereto that only citisens of the United States natural- ized or native without distinction, should found and establish a State Government and Cousti- tu.ion therein. My vote Is further v.ndicated by the constant and uniform practice of twen- ty seven States of the Union, which exclude aliens from the right of suffrage, an.l extend it only to citizens either by birth or naturali- zation. Yours truly, JOHN A. BINGHAM. A Nxw Excitihimt in PaospiCT. Burning the Dead. eminent New York physician has, according to the Buffalo Republic written an elaborate work in favor of tbe practice of burning the dead, which is to be published af ter his own death. By his will he directs his mortsl remains to be kept for five days in a warm room: the tho rax then to be opened' and the heart extracted which is to be embalmed and enclosed in a thick vellum bag. strongly impregnated witK asphaltum, tbe remainder of his body is then to be publically Burnton a syre of aasaafraa or sandal wood, n one of the public cemeteries the ashes carefully gathered and deposited with the embalmed heart in a bronze urn.--Five copies of the leading daily city papers, containing an account of the whole proceedings are likewise directed to bedeposited in the uin which is then to be hermetically sealed and ta ken to the New York Museum. In the midst of ihe excitement created by these proceedings th woik is to be published. For its circulation 10,000 more for distribu tion among tbe city official? and leading, politi -ctans of all parties, who are to" receive froo ?5 to 700 each for assisting in the ceremony, and ten thousand more for the editorial frater nity, to be dirided, pro rata according to their influence. Should anything occur to prerent the due evacuAtion of the will, the bulk of the property is to be at once transferred to a charitable in stitution in Philadelphia. The Republic has facts from the attorney wbo drew up the will. He estimates the property at 000. WASHINGTON COKRHSPONDEPiCE Washihotob. D. C, Feb. 26, 1860 Editor of Cleveland Leader : To-day the lovers of freedom here hare had tbe pleasure of welcoming back to hisplaee. ita champion, CSiarle Sumner, and I am afraid we ahall yet be obliged to say in loo real a sense its martyr. It was apparent to erery one who looked upon the nohle form of Mr. . . . Sumner to day, that those shameful blows were but too well aimed, and applied with too much rigor. Mr. Sumner is yet weak, and bis step like that of an aged man. t eouia out coo trast his present condition, with his Arm. alb letic movements before that barbarous assault, Still there is the expression of calm determiaa - lion in his countenance, He will yet "rVaad like tka eaeil, abea tke epe-k, Fly lar aad wide a fairy shower-, Tirtae aad trash an etai be marks. Where Ilea proves iu want of power." It mast have bee a bo am all source of conso lation to Mr Sumner to meet with ao bid; warm aad hearty grasp of tba band. I do ot believe a more aineere sympathy was ever ex tended to any maa. thaa Senator Samaer wa lheree nientofta.de. h- a.t i. hi. aal which a few months ago wa stained with hia blood, as he fell senseless at the feet of one who has bow gone to render his account at a tribunal more just, more wise aad impartial than the Ongreaa of the United Slates, bat as Lope that be may meet that mercy which be failed to extend to a fellow mortal on this earth. Since writing mr last letter I hare trtirelv 1 changed my opinion ia reference to the findings j of tbe "Investigating Committee." I waa then I : i: j . . . i , .i - n ..... ,nc"Beu w lu" usanm. w aw b7 1 ,tern of j"" in lotif mt- 0-1 " ,h"' rota MrUio dtV- f t- U . L . il f . sncnus, 1 uwmc iui vncie wu more oi utriy ' r i maliunitv than iustiee mingled with their ae. t on.. I am loth to believe this, since I have! looked upon the Hon. H. Winter Davis, of ,lten,ent in rtfference to a volcano having re Md , aa a man of liberal spirit aad independent eeBtI? alvl iU PP ' Pdletoa eoan. ation and I must yet believe his motive iJl V"" on the 8re,t bkbone Mountain, ia were good. P""' Tbe Caraberlaad Telegraph eBy;-!. Feb. 29ih. Messrs. Gilbert and Mattesoa, ' of New York, hare resigned their seats. The House refuted to grant tbem trial, upon tbeir demand, when they resigned. Yesterday. Mr. Welch, of Ct., waa before the Houae, and af ter a session of fouiteen hour, a substitute for the resolutions of the Committee, in his case, waa offered by a member from Virginia, which declared that no caua of action against Mr. Welch had been elicited by testimony before is. f . 1M . , a the Committee. This testimony was sustained 1 , A . . by a vote of more than three to one. ' A C R ; T . ... ... .. ..' AT, O. I UIHtl BUI UIUII IU U1CUUUII til JU W erful defenee of Mr. Welch by Mr. Stanton, of your Stale, Mr. Harris, of Md., a member frpm fl wboM T fc m o(oer meniberi. nere hare been rumors of a duel between Messrs. o, f Q. . , w . . . - Wibt had stated thAt a certam assertion of Mr, Sherman's waa a lie. Yesterday, Wright wai npsr Mr Sherman's seat, when he evnrea. fry hi defiaBt Mf whjrenpon Mr 8hermM threw ( kaWM of wafert Wright., ftM A enued for , moanl were e?ir,led. Thus tba affair stand,, j A C R ; Rinswid Odtbaoxs i.t Kahsaj. Two Penn- sylvania emigrants to Kansas, David and George Hannold, bro'.heis, bare jast returned with their familes to Pitjburgh, having been compelled to leare the territory by the destruc- tion of their property by Missouri Ruffitns : withi l a few weeks. There were settled on (hood claims about 27 miles west of Lawrence. On Sunday night, about four weeks ago. at midnight, they found their houses, barns and fences suddenly enveloped inflames, and saved their own lives with difficulty. On the ssme night the houses and barns of three of their neighbors were burned in the same vicinity, ihey being also beggared, bimiiar burning, were securing in olber parts ot the territory.- Some days before, their horses and mules were stolen and 35 head of cattle poisoned with art- enic m'xed with salt. Their dogs had been previously poisoned. Tbey state that these at- trorilies are committed by scoundrels from ;he Missouri border, who act under the direc tion of secret pro-slavery lodges. The object is to drive out the free Slate men, so as to car ry the spring elections. Gov. Geary gave tbe brothers fifty dollars to enable them'to get their families to Pennsyl vania, where they will leare them for the pres ent and return themselves to the territory We gather these facts from an account furnished by them to the Pittsburg Dispatch of the 7th The ruffians evidently intend to co-operate with their legislature in making the territory uncom fortable for- free Stale men. Cleveland Lea der. Synopsis of a Temperance Bill passed by the KlFllu omaie aitti miw p-muny utjuri me uuuse.-- This bill waa introduced as an amendment to st i a a. i J : I s . 1 - the Law, passed May 1, 1854, and the follow ing particulars show wbereiait differs from, and is amendatory of tbe old law. which may be found and examined hy any Justice of the Peace. 1. It dispenses with averssent and proof that the person selling to a miner, or drunkard, knew at tbe time of sale tbat the buyer was a minor or drunkard. i. To keep a place of public resort, where , liquors are allowed to be drank, is the aame of . - .1 . I . f . . . L 1 ' lence as sening mem at a piace oi puuuu r ; ort. 3, Allow Courts to remit the fine or impns- Oameot, or both, of a person convicted of get- drunk, if he will make a full disclosure, - Bnder oath, of all places within his knowledge -' wtjere intoxicating liquors are sold contrary to , 4. The provision of the old law, excepting wine, beer and cider, is 1 ft out 6. Punishment for the first offroc is la on ly. for erery sabsequeot offence the sau.s at the old law. 6. Transfers the juriidietioti to the Commc Pit as, and requires all prosecution to be b gun by indictment. 7. Bill is drawn throughout with a view H nk iU Pwimoa from Ambiguity aad oh- prvTroi evawieasa. Ohio Lryulaiart-DebaU tin On Canal Co irart. On Monday the debate upon this "vex ed qoeeiioa" was eontiord, Mr. Hawley, t f Lawrence, advocating Mr. Brazee'a resolution 'at length. He referred to the report of tl.. various coanm illeea aa showing conclusive!. that the people had been swindled by tbev fraudulent contracts. Mr. Canfield apposed lbi resolutions as embodying the printiole ofrenn diation. He was opposed to setting aueb a pre eedent. It was expected tl a tbe question would h tkn i..4a . u . -' r" vu m . Senate parsed a preamble and moltt- ""J' " Tft 10 aswaaaWf nf Mr Kara I - . " -;. A VotCAo ia ViaotA.-It ia aaid that the " l ' F"' " mountain directly betwe tbe beads of tbe dry fork of Cheat and the aouth branch of the Potomac river, at a place known by the name of the "Sinks," so called from the depressed condition of the mountain at that point. These ".Sinks" are funnel shap ed, aad each one embrace aa much a aa a ere of groend, On the first day of January the reports caused byth bursting forth of the "terranean fire were beard for a distrhce ef twenty or thirty miles. Vast columns of flame and amoke issued from the orifices, and red hot stones were thrown in the air several hun dred feet above the month of the crater. Our ioformant adds that the people in the vicinity are becoming alarmed at tbe perlina ey with which the flames are kept up, and the red-hot masses of rocks thrown out. A heavy rambling noise like distant thunder, is contin ually reverberating through the deep cavern of the mountain, which at timea seem to trem ble from summit to baa. Leader. Death Pathless, It is nearly certain in deed as certain as anything chiefly speculative can be that in all death. tbe physical suffer ing is small. Even where invalids experience the most excruciating agony during the pro gress of the disease, nature comes to their re lief at the last hour, and life goes out gently, like a candle in its socket. Those who hare witnessed desth beds most frequently espe cially if tbey hare been intelligent persons, and therefore capable of judging agree generally in considering the phys'cal pain of death aa inconsiderable. they say that the convulsire motions which frequently attend the parting breath, are not evidence of suffering, for that tbe invalid is insensible. They say also that when the senses are retained, there is usu ally no such spasms. A leading medical au thority stales that scarcely one person in fifty is sensible at the point of death; and some physicians assert that ihey never have seen a death bed in which the patient was sensible. As life fails, nature, il would seem beneficent ly interposes, deadening the sensibility of tbe nerves, and otherwise preparing the individu- al for the great and inevitable change. Phila. Ledger. Cahtal nr Nebbasea. The Florence, Ne braska, Courier, says: "Tbe passage of the bill re-locsting the seat of Government of this territory, through tha Legislature by the decisive veto of nine to four in the Council, and twenty-three to eleven in Ihe House under the instructions of. and in accordance with, the oft expressed, clearly de fined and well-understood wishes of the great mass of the people of Nebraska demoostratea beyond all reasonable doubt, tbat notwithstand iag the veto of the Governor, the Capital can possibly remain but for a brief period at Oma ha, and renders assurance doubly sure, that not another dollar will be appropriated by the '. General Government, for augmenting that nse- less pile of ruhish, which for the last two years has been accumulating upon Capitol Sqaare in said city." tW A new dodge is now being practiced upon the Philadelphians, by sharper, after this style: A gentleman pulls the door bell andaska for Mr. A., who, of course is not in tells ihe lady thai be owe Mr. A. one dollar and a half give counterfeit five dollar bill, and gets three rJoHari and fifty cental of good money in change. "Pa. is PennsfUania the father of all other States?" "'Certainly not my child; but why did you ask that question?" "Becuaae I see that the newspaper oail il Pa. 07- Some one gives the tolls ing epitome of man : At ten, a child; at twenty. ild; At thirty, tame, if ever; At lorly, wise, at fitly rich; At sixty, good, or never.