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T‘u»t in God.
One beautiful evening in summer a
carriage drove up to a village inn. A
stranger stepped out and directed the
landlord to ieed his horse. The last rats
of the setting sun were visible onthe fleecy
cl mils, and . n the vane ot an antiquated
church which stood onthe opposite side
o', the wuy. The stranger looked about
him -tor a few moments, and then di
rected (vs steps to the church, that he
might meditate while the landlord was
ful filing his directions.
He entered the gale which opened in
fo the graveyard, and walking around he
viewed the grassy beds beneath which the
sons of other years lay silently resting
from w ant, and toil, and pain. While he
was reading the various insciiptions on
th" tomb-stones, his attention was drawn
to u corner of the chureh-yard by the
snhaofa little child. He went immedi
ately to the spot, where two ragged chi 1
dieu sal weeping upon a new ly made
grave. A piece ot hard bread w as be
tween them, 'i he sir mger being sensible
to ihc sorrows ol others, sat down upon
the grave and inquired into the cause ot
their distress. The littlj bov, whose
name wa- Henry, began to tell bun that
his sister Mary was naughty, ru.1 would
not eat the piece of bread he had begged
for her. She interupted her brother
here, an i told the man that she had eaten
some l>r -ad yesterday, hut her brother
bad eaten none since the day belorc, and
she wanted him to rut this.
The boy thru proceeded to tell the
stranger, that about a year ago his father
li ft the village and went to sen, and in a
•term he was drowned. "And poor mo
ther cried so hard, and said she must soon
die too ; but that we must love each oth
er, ami God would be our Father. She
call 'd ns t i her bedside, kissed both. ..nd
then died Now we have no mother : but
we nave come to her grave to see if wi
can rind our Father- Mother said he was
in Heaven, ( an you tell u-, sir. where
our heavenly Father can be found?”
The stranger li-tcn d to the tale of
strrow until Ids eyes wnefilled with tears
and. 1 e »di moved with c in passion for
the wam.e ers. He exclaim d as he ros
from the grave. "Come v. ith me. my chil
dren. God will he your Father. He
has no doubt sent me hire this night to
befriend you.’’
He to >k them to the inn and had them
provided for until he returned home —
They were then received into the bosom
•sf bis family, where they were well fed.
clothed and instrnct. d ; and theMrange]
in his declining years witnessed them
pious ar.d usciul members of society —
His h ispiulitv was rewarded an hundred
fold.
Let all children who may hear about
Henry and Mary put their trust in God.
and h • will raise tip friends for them
when their fathers ami mothers die. Let
parents instruct their children in the
Knowledge oi Christ, that when death
shall make them orphans tin y may rind
» Father In Heaven. ^Presbyterian.
The ease of Judge l)avis has been
brought before the Supreme Court a:
Portland, by rnemori d.
National Conventions.—We give
bt-low a list of the National Conventions
to meet btfore tho Presidential election,
with the days on which they arc to as
semble :—
1. Abolition National Convention,
Syracuse. May 23
2. Democratic National Convention,
Cincinnati, June 2.
3. American party 'anti-Fillmore’
Convention, New York, June 12.
4. Republican Convention, 1’hiladel- j
phia, June 17.
5. National Straigh Whig Corvcn
tion, Louisville. July 4.
Pennsylvania.—Y'csterday the F.die j
section of the Americans met, from 35 to |
60 present. A resolution in favor of j
Fillmore passed 33 to 22, upon which ;
O v. Johnson ami 13 other delegates se-,
coded from the council. It w: s voted i
that all future meetings be public Thcj
Arr.eri an-Kcpublican union ticket fori
State officers, was then adopted.
A Sir. aw .—At the anti- Fiiimor meet
ing Tueei'., tugi.t. Mr. Pangborn said—
He had t • id s of seceding from the i
State Cou'eil. He simply proposes to'
go on and do some business which the I
State Council had not either the courae
or honesty to do. lie was requested t.v
a member of the Congressional delega
tion to say that the Massachusetts dele
gation in Congress unanimously itpudi
ate* Fillmore and Donelson both, heart -
lyaud earnestly, without let or qualifica
tion, and would go into the fight against
them.
Dancer >o Liberty —A majority of the 1
fudges of the U. S. Supreme Court have
decided that the law of a slave state holds
a slave in bondage while in a free state.
Curtis, Nelson and McLean dissent.
The court is now evidently ready for
the next step, which will be to rule' that i
a slaveholder may take his slaves to a
free state w hen and for what purpose he
chooses. Then Sen itor Toombs' insolent
boast will he realized, and if he does not 1
call tile roll of his slaves on Bunker Hill,
it will be because ho doesn't choose to.
Cnder the reign of Irish loco-foeoistm I
Slav, ry is breaking down, one by one, ail
those barriers which the patriots of the
revolution established for the protection
and extention of freedom. How long
frball it be bourn ?
B'-ciianan. the Obiionai, Know I
Nor hi jsg —--1 he following cfToice psag
has been discovered among the earlier
writings of Hon. James Buchauan. It;
occurs in an oration delivered by him in
Lancaster, Pa., and seems to show him to
have been a K. N. oi store than forty
year* standing.
" Above all, tea ought to drive from!
our shores fbr.ign influence, ami eh.eri.li;
American J'etneg. Foreign Influence
hut been in ‘vefly age ihe curse of npah.
in —its jaundknt eye sees . very thing in j
ahv. coors—the thick atmo ph re of
oejudiec by which it is ever surrounded,
excluding from its sight the light of rea
son. Xet us then loarn wisdom fro u ex
perience. and FOREVER BANISH
■ruts PiENP PROM OUR SOCIETY.” ,
A Thklat.—A co’respondent, who
signs himself “Old Hickory,” writes to
that eminent Whig paper, the Boston
Courier, that he must have Mr. Buchan
an nominated at C iiicinnati. and that
nine-tenths of the Northern, Middle and
Western States, with one-: aIf the South
ern States, demand the nomination.” —
We do not know the basis of this calcu
lation, but w e do know, that even before
the publication of the Slidell letter, Mr.
B. had no popularity worth mentioning,
either at the North or South: and what
was very little before, h is become still
less since that unfortunate publication
There has never been anything in Bu
chanan’a career t«> awaken popular enthu
siasm ; he has always been properly and
generally estimated as a trimming, cold
blooded. calculating self-seeker. We can
verv well undcrst.nd why such a man
w uld be acceptable to the class of poli
ticians who write to the Courier ; his
course upon the Nebraska question has
resembled theirs ; i.k^ them, lie has be
come a recent convert to Douglas ortho
doxy ; and thos? who mean to belie all
lluir previous professions, ‘as lit' has
aoiif w u:.m ilive vi i \ lu ll, \\ I;i• • rt i■lin
ing the name of \\ hig. to Vote for such a
Democrat. They may rest assured that
he will not be nominated ; and if they
must form an alliance with pseudo Demo
crat-. one part of the disagreeable bar
gain will be an agreement to vote fur a
Virginia or Texan slaveholder.
As for the threat of -Old Hickory.’’
that “if Buchanan i> not the choice of
the delegates, the people will meet in
convention, and do their own work, and.
at least, send him to the House for
choice,’* we can only regard it as one of
those supremely ridiculous remarks which
people make without thought, and never
think of again Nobody would take so
much, trouble f r Mr. Buchan m ; and in
the House what chanc - of a “choice*
would he have? [Pos'on Atlas.
The Strength of Slavery.
‘One part of Mr. Baker’s speech at the
recent American State Council is worthy
of especial consideration. He said :
The administrations of Polk and Pierce
have built up the slave-power. It was
the Irish vote of New York which elec
ted Polk : it was the foreign vote bought
up in the country that put Pierce in the
chair. As an a avery n an 1 declare
the param »unt question to he American
ism. By cutting short foreign influence
we strike a blow at the great tool of the
slave power, the Democratic party.
As to the paramount question, we can
not place freedom second to anything,
but we think M-. Baker idiuws too that
Americanism should be united with it.—
Those who attempt to weigh the relative
value of the two, with a view of entirely
disregarding one of them, arc in our opin
ion short-sighted and suicidal. The two
vila re united, and an efficient opposi
tion to one involv m a hostility to the
other. [_Lotrcl citizen.
School-House Burned, ami Sui
cide !—Mr. Calvin Doan, of Lincolnvilie
cut his throat in Freedom, during the
present week, lie bled profusely and is
not expected to live. He acknowledged
it is said, tc have bnrnt a school-house a
few days ago in Lincolnvilie.
A lot of land was recently sold in Bos
ton at the rate of three millions four
hundred and eighty four thousani and
ight hundred doll.rs per acre.
A new sort of shoe is now made at
Andover, out of leather, gutta poreha.
and other things, without sewing- The
sole can be melted ofF and on again with
out damage ; the shoe is water-proof,
more duiablc than other shoes, and two
hundred persons arc employed in the
manufacture.
LATER FROM EUROPE,
ARRIVAL OF THE
C A X A I) A .
AT HALIFAX.
Halifax. N. S., May 20.
Tlie steamship Canada, from Liverpool
shortly after 1 P.M., Saturday May 10.
_• ,.T , n lie l.ip.... iV af
Tue d«y, May the 20th.
The Washington arrived at South
ampton on the morning of Sunday the 4th.
The Ful on sat ed from Southampton for
New Vork on Wednesday the 7th, with
about 150 passengers and a full cargo.—
The Canadian sailed from Liverpool at
noon on Wednesday the 7th, f >r Quebec,
with 70 passengers, the mail, and a large
cargo.
The C imbria arrived at Liverpool shortly
after l alf-past 12 A. M.on Thursday the
Sth, and the Haltic arrived at 5 1*. M. on
the same day.
The clipper ship Rarer had gone ashore
on Arklow Rank, and would probably be a
total wr^ck. A1 the passengers and crew,
over 500, were snvfcd.
GRliAT BRITAIN
The Queen held a court at Ruekiugham
Palace, 7th, to receive addresses on Peace
from the Lords, Commons, and city of
London. Deputations came in great
state. The Queen's reply expr ss d
satisfaction that peace is re-established on:
a basis that affords security for its perma
nence.
t3PThe Municipal electien in Providence
i he 14th, resulted in the election of th«*
American candidate for Mayor, by 600 Majori
K ir.sw matters look squally. The Border
ftuthant, backed by the Gov»*.rm**nt troops,
-eem detirmined, to conquer the actual set
tlers.
Padre Vijil, was recognised os minister from
Nicaragua the 11th inst. by the President.
He was kept waiting at New York, until the
Prandtut ascertained, that he was a Catholic
Priest and then at once, he was recognised.—
rhe tendency of his hair to ourl, was not an
.neupera’Je objection.
The Congressional Commission in Kavi v,
lias developed as strange, and a* hige handed
[ffoceedi gs, as any charged to the Border j
Ruffia a by the papos. 'l’hese r MV
:0€KlillgS ill 5 j LiiSWy([
f
Report of the Investigating Committee
The Committee sppornted by the meet
ing of the citizens of Ellsworth to inves
tigate into the crigin of the late fires in
our village, ami if possible to find out,
, and bring to punishment the incendiaries,
ask leave to report :
i hat they have taken pain; to acquaint
themselves with the facts and circum
stances connected w th those fires, and
are satisfied that the steam mill of Gen
ii S. Jones was burnt down from the
carelessness of sonic hoys, -who had made
use of the mill the day before, and several
previous Subbaths, a kind of a play
house or place of recreation. But not
so in relation to the burning of the Cath
olic Chapel, and the tenantlcss dwelling
house. These fires your committee be
lieve, were the work of an Incendiary.
What causes led to these malicious out
rages. and what motives instigated these
' accursed deeds, it is very difficult to de
t umine, but your committee are of opin
ion that some deluded inebriate rankling
under uUl grudges, or burning bom the
lash of recent difficulties, and fired with
1 the intoxicating draft, set fire to the
; ( atholic ( Impel, and that the sam • or
,ume other equally deluded and depraved
wretch, determined to bnrn np the village
by setting lire to a dwelling house in the
j heart of it.
This reckless destruction of property,
I and total disregard of all the sacred ob
; ligations of society, and the duties which
| should bind man to his fellow man. with
lull t hr* dire consequences which naturally
i flow from such acts, is greatly to be de
! plorcd. tind your committee are confident
1 in the assertion that it is deplored by the
inhabitants of Kllsworth. Ola lly inde d
tvoulu they have prevented these di o -
I ieal deeds, and very gladly toa would
■ tlicv now expose the fiendish wretches to
that severe punishment which their blac k
!crimes richly deserve. It is mortilying
I in the extreme that we have such bad
! men amongst us: and deeply to be re.
gritted that they cannot be found out at
once, and punished. Yet come it will,
and the day is not far distant, when ‘he
guilty ones, if not proved to be such in
a court of law, will at least be well
understood by the community, and
punished by their neglect, scorn and in
dignation. And your committee would
respectfully recommend to the good
people of Kllsworth, to turn their faces
like a flint against all disorderly aril un
1 iwful conduct, and acts of violence : and
to treat those who are engaged in them
as enemies of our town and society; ol
our Country and the Christian religion.
Much has been said and written against
the people of Ellsworth on account of
their lawlessness, riotous, and tumultu
ous condect, and the inhabitants of the
town have been indiscriminately, and
severely censured abroad for the lawless
acts of a few persons, who had for th ■
most part, been educated in the schools
of vice in other places. The innocent
have thereby been made to suffer for the
acts-of the guilty, and our own towns
p-ople condemned for the had conduct
of those who but yesterday came amongst
us. It is not to be denied, nor w ill your
committee attempt to disguise the fact,
that in common with all extensive lum
bering places, Ellsworth has some citizens
of intemperate, lawless, riotous, and ins
tructive characters ; who when under the
influence of liquors, are ready to do al
most any thing that is had, wholly re
gardless of the consequences. But by
far the greatest number of this class of;
persons, whose acts have so much injured
the character of Kllsworth, properly be
long to other places, and h id been taught
their lessons of vice, not in this, but other
towns. This was imphatically the case
in f V n ti • • »•> unr r\f 1 vl irVrn 111 n'vooro r*1*
seemed to run riot. The fi'thv refuse,
sml rabble o! society hud Socked from
the four winds of heaven, hketbe 1 icusts
of Egypt, into thi-* devoted pla;c. They
came here temporarily fur employment.
They tilled our mills, our ship yards, and
every department of labor, and every
gang of loafers by day, and every noisy,
and disturbing assembly by night.
These intemperate, and vicious char
acters were not under the restraints which
onntroll men at home, but were ready to
engage in any acts of violence and out
rage which might be recommended by
wicked, and designing men.
The p-oplo of Ellsworth have good
reason to rejoice that most of this horde
has left, and retururd to their appropriate
spheres.
Your committee have done what they
could consistently, to detect the persons
who set these tires, but have not been
able to obtain any evidence which would
fairly implicate any person or persons, as
guilty of the offence ; but they hope that
the liberal reward which has been offered
by the town of Ellsworth for the detec
tion of the gnilty, will be tho means of
ultimately bringing them to the bar of
justice.
In conclusion your Com. would express
tho^^bep and earnest convictions that
heflMm-e sufficient notice has not been
taken of the outrages and violations of
law which has occurred in our village—
that we do not as citizens sufficiently
kA^ui?. is* J upon us n,
order and
not con*
dcmn and frown upon the rowdyism,
recklessness and malicious mischief so
frequently witnessed among us.
It is from overlooking these small of
fences that iv* have acquired our unen
viable notoriety. These hive been the
seed from whence have originated, the
reckless rows, the midnight attacks on
persona and property, and the liiccndi
arie's torch, and all combined have made
the name of Ellsworth abroad, a hyeword
and a reproach.
We would then respectfully but
earnestly recommend to our fellow citi
zens, and particularly to mill owners, and
property holders generally to regard the
moral characters of their men. and also
for masters and merchants to sec to it
that their apprentices and clerks are < o>,
or do not become abandoned and de
praved ; and if so. when their reform is
hopeless, to discharge them.
Let us then awake to our duties, as
~ood citizens, brfo'e more serious evils
and outrages disgrace our town and be
fore some dire and awful scene, which
mar be already impending over our de
voted heads, miv -tattle ami terrify, and
too late csitse us to lament our inaction
und folly
Let us now adopt those measures (or
our safety which prudence, wisdom nml
morality dictate To this end. your Com
wou'd recomm'-nd the continuance of the
night watch already established anil the
formation and organization of an efficient
police whose duty it shall he to take nntic"
of all offences committed within heir
knowledge, qtull all disturbances at the
commencement and mako complaint to
the proper author ties.
Per order of Committee
R. Tinker.
GortEv’s 1 ady’s Rook, for .Tune is
thus early received. It is as usual, filled
with a choice variety of reading matter
and splendidly illustrated with engrav
ings and^tshion plates. “Good wine
needs no hush.” and we refrain from
[saving more than that this no. equals
ts prcdeccssers. For sale at the Rook
stores.
Harper's Story Rooks, receive,]
through Fetridge tVco. Boston. This
no. for June, of the popular stories for
children, is illustrated with twenty six
engravings. One evidence of the attrac
tiveness, and of the usefulness of these
Books, is that they arc eag rly looked for
by the little ones.
Petersons Magazine commences a ttevr
olunte in July. Now is a good time to
sucseribe Send two dollars to C. J.
Petersons, Phil .delphiu, an 1 you will he
sure to receive a good Magazine. Five
dollars will secure hreccop’es. The June
numper is on our table.
Harper for June is also received
throng" Fetridg" &eo. It has the usual
number of illustrated articles, and the
same large amount of useful, entertain
ing and instructive reading, which has
gained it so large a measure of populat
favor. For sale by Metes Hale
United States Magazi ne. New York.
Published by J. M. Emers m k Compa
ny. This Magazine is devoted to Science,
art, M mufactures. Agriculture. Com
merce Az trade. Among all the magazines
which we receive, there is no one that
wc prize more highly, than the United
St ttes. The leading articles are full of
facts and statistics ; and :t is veil worth
twice the subscription price 8 LOO per
volume. This magazine is to be enlarged
in July, and otherways improved.
Facts and Figures for Tax-Payers.
The Pay-roll of the House of Represen
tatives amounted to the 1 •rge sum oi
THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND, FIVE
HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN DOL
LARS AND FIFTY CENTS—*35,514
Th? Pttv-roll of tho Senate amounted
to EIGHT THOl'SAN'D.EIG Hi HUN
DRED AND THIRTY DOLLARS—
88 8;50.
The Pay-roll of the firs! sr sinn of the
Executive Council amount'd to TWO
THOUSAND AND THIRTY-TWO
DOLLARS—$2,082.
In these three items alone, the expen
ditures of Gov. Wells' administration
have exceeded those of Gov. Morrill’s
by more than ELEVEN THOUSAND
DOLLARS.
These items too are only samples of
that reckless and unprincipled wasting ol
the Pl'RLlC MONEY, which stamps
Gov. Weils' administration as the most
EXTRAVAGANT and most CORRUPT
th at has ever been pi iced in power in
Maine. The expens-s m the L 'gislature
were not less, c 'rtainly, (indeed they
mu't have b en more, i than SIX HUN
DRED DOLLARS PER DAY, and
with this enormous drain upon the
TREASURY the session was drawn out
week after week until it numbered ONE
HUNDRED DAYS, making the total ex
penses not less ttian SIX 1 Y THOUS- i
AND DOLLARS. The Pay-rolls alone
of the Senate. House and Council amount
to more th m FORT \ —SIX THOUSAND
DOLLARS. i
The expenses of the Legislature of 5G
exceed those of the L gislature of '55 bv
at least TWENTY THOUSAND DOL
LARS
These “facts and figures" arc woithy
theattention of tax-payers.
[Ken. Journal.
The Pacific Mail Steamer Georg* Lnw ar
rived at New York the I Jill with »00 pnastr.
gers $1,700000 in treasure. Sli* connected, at
iho Ltkmtu with ihe Steamer Sonora, which
had $3,000000 in treasure.
A train of oars run otf the track of the Fa
cam a Railroad the tith trial, and to passongua
were lulled and 00 wounded.
(TI)C v0ll5UKUtl) American.
ELLSWORTH:
FRIDAY MORNING. MAY 23, 183fi._
We copv the following from the Prnri
rl,H,t 'Ira s ript The views therein ex
pressed are correct and sound’ How nec
essary that every voter should he an in
telligent man, “comprehending his re
sponsibility to 'he government, whos’
privileges and blessings lie enjoys, and
accountable in the highest degree to his
countrv and to his God for the wise and
judicious exercise of the power vested in
him." This admitted,—and it is the j
boast of all. that the stability and perpe-j
tnitv of our free institutions depends up-:
o . the intelligence of the people then i
how else can it lie, but that the ignorant, <
and bigoted foreign population, which, j
demagogues, and interested political I aid
ers have made into voters, ere they havei
[i anil'll our iiiugiiug", ih-iwiuv ............
with our custom* and habits, much loss!
i become f uniliar with the spirit and genius ,
of our institutions— 'xcrcise a ddcteriou* '
influence on our system ot government: >
and is an alarming evil, calling fora spec- j
dv and effectual applic ition of the neces* j
j sary remedies. It i* ot the ignorant, big-1
luted and priest ridden masses that we|
spe k of. not of the intelligent and high-j
minded foreigner. If theic were 8 mr ]
way to reach the criminal officials ot the j
j government, and some plan devised to I
| make them del the consequences of this,
(treachery to the best intercuts ot their
country, in their (flirts to nuke voter* |
of the ignorant masses, and let the dupe**
j of these men go unmolested, it were the* j
b st w*iv. Men looking on and witness.1
ing the result of our elections carried by I
the overpowering influence of money.
I station, coercion, blarne y to the den
; Irish, arc apt in the excitement of the
| moment, and while smarting und r a dr.
I teat to urge strong measures against the
ignorant and deluilcd dupe-, who are in a
j measure innocent victims of dcsigningl
men. While we should insist t at a eer- j
tain length of lime should be require I
| before admitting the foreigner to the
privilege of voting, we should also recol
lect that love for the great principles of j
liber y. of right, of justice of a free gov.
ernment is not confined to country, lan
guage or clime. I h refo e we should be 1
more cautious in, indiscriminately cen
suring all of our foreign population.—
Let our censures and our efforts he di
rect'd u.ainut the government officials,
and the paid hirelings of a corrupt admin- ‘
istration, wuen we see them bending all
their efforts, an«i concentrating all tie. ii
powers of mind, and the corrupting influ
ences of government m mey to t«.c one!
great . nd unholy purpose ot controlling
lor selfish and unpatriotic purpose* the
basest and the most degraded of them.
This element is susccptil le of biiigso!
controlled, and so directed as 'ochmgc!
ihe r suit of our Presidential elections.,
While this is so, d signing men, will at
all hazards, seek to control it for their
own purposes.
Wchave therefore no faith in the per-:
sons.nr the party, that will condemn'
the wrong and the age .t-.and it the sain -.
Line, look complacently and half approv
ingly on the prime instigators and au
thors of all the mischief complained of.;
Let the blame rest wh re it belongs
Placo the responsibility on the right par
ties. Chirge home the fact t«* this cor
rupt and ‘-elfish administr ition that they •
start .*d into existence by bargaining with
the master spirits of the Ho nan Catholic
Hierarchy, and thereby controlled a* a
II i f ol-nn. t . f. ... ... . ..
®.' 1 1 I
ulation. And when you hear a man oho!
professes to regard the pi inrip] 's and th ■
policy of a liber d Americanism with l'a-j
vor, and one who has her to fore acted1
with such a party, com, 1 iin of the a .iiy
ot its pres nt organization, and make it!
' he ex use orwalkingbo dly and unblush-!
ingly into the embrace of wildcatisui. and
becoming its advocate and its apologist,
be sure such an one never was honest in
his principles, or else he now acts from
interested and dishonorable motives.—
There is no change of principles, head-,
mils, while changing his pustitou.
Now what is the duty of Mie Ameri
cans and the Republicans of th s Cjuntvr
Evidently the tir^t duty is to take such
m asnres as will make the most he idwa\ j
against the party in power. It a man isi
m ire strongly impress-d with th ■ belief
that American Principles, as he under
stands them, will hatter arouse the peo
pie to action, th in by pursuing another j
line of argument, let him labor in his!
own way and make ;;s many converts asj
possible. If another believes that his
mission is to show up the treachery of'
this administration, to freedom, and to j
a genuine democracy, in its trea'raent of
the Kansas matter, let him do so, he will i
mike some friends to the right, thtt the!
other might not reach; and vice versa.
Butin whatever line we act. let us not
forget, that, in laboring to overthrow the
present dynasty, we arc working in the
be. t possible way to furth.r American,
and genuine Kepubli an princip ei
Tne article named we aro obliged to
postpone this week.
— f
A Company of twenty-two young mon left 1
ikiuth Berwick. Mo., s few days maoe, for
Kansas. j
1
Shooting of «n Ellsworth Mon in Colum- I
bU California.
From a long account of one of those ,
rows, which arc so frequent in < alifomi i, i
which wc find In the “CWhmbia GtizfHf
jf April 10th. we give the following con
densed accou t :
It sc ms that a miner by the name of
Horn, had a difficulty with another mi
ner, and threw him into a flume. Th
man was extricated by some by-standersc
Horn being intoxicat, d, assaulted the man
iigiiu. At this stage, Patrick Garhcrty
interfered and struck Horn. Garhcrty
g (ting the worst of the tight, fled into a
Hotel, where he lodg 'd, and Horn and
his friends followed him. Horn wanted
to tight, and Garhcrty desired to stop, ar d
fle.l up s'nirs and locked b s door. It
was b oken op n by Horn an 1 ho. with
bis friends commenced heating Garhertv ;
and Garhcrty shot at Horn and missed,
the ball passing un lev Horn's arm, and
taking eif.-ct in Mr. Jarvis' breast. Con
stern ition a'izcd all parties. Mr. Jarvis,
was conveyed to Mullin and Willi mi’s j
stahb* and physicians sent tor. Garhoity
w is taken to tire jail, and the pc -pie
wished to have him dealt with by .ludg*
Lurch, hut he was got t«> the jail, w.th-j
out bci ig summarily d*alt with by an
excited m b, Garb rty is from Tyrone •
countv, Ireland, and Horn is one of the
b..ys. that is, a loaf r who is always ready ^
to drin», or tight.
Mr. .1 irvis, is a youn; in*n. the son of
Hon. Charles Jarvis of this town- lie,
it seems, stands deservedly high in Co
lumbia, a.. he did lire; and he act d;
throughout th whole affair as a |>cacc
in tker. manif sting an entire disregard ol .
personal ih.ngcr in his efforts to restore!
(juiet ami order.
The ball ontere 1 his breast about four
iaches below th** stomach, passing down
wards and backwards, pjobably lodging
in the stomach. At the time the state
ment was made, h* was e dm and com
f»rtabl.* ; the weather and symptoms br
ing favorable to hi** recovery.
The Bangor Journal and the Recent Fire*.
In an article ol 1 ist wcek.wc notic. dth •
recent attacks of the Journal upon Ells- 1
worth, and perhaps too severly ch »rae
t ris d.what si (me 1 a w.mti-n and unjus- '
ti iab e tiia le against the whole body of <
our citizens. So far as we mid • any re ,
in irks of a personal character, bearing ‘
upon the writer thereof.refering to a lbr-*
m r visit to Kllswo rth, we chci rfully say ]
tii it we have the best evidence for beli v- I
ing that it h is no application to him
whatever. Wc s»y this, beraus we
would m t do an intentional inju*v to any
one, and because wc wish to Correct a;
wrong impression which is current here.
Of the propriety of grouping together all;
the tiro that m*y happen here, and «I1!
the other transacti >ns that ire proper sub-><
jects for comments, and refering to the j
whole as the legitimate results of pro- ,
eccdings had her* ye. rs ago, when many ,
of them, if any, have not the least puss:-'
blc relation, or connection whatever, is!,
not considered cither ju>t or manly down
here.
It looked very much like making capi
tal at the expense of th * Journal's fair-,
ness, in the attempt to create abroad the ,
impression, that the small house set on
tiro, was also to he attributed to a spirit . ;
of religious intolerance; an 1 to create
sympathy, on the acc.-unt of th" woman's
bring a widow, w hen die facts are, that
sh is a prot stunt, dispis?d bv th.* cath- <
olics, and ought to b • in Jail for keep
ing a disorderly and disreput ble house. !
Our limits will not p rmit us to say all
wc wish concerning this initter at this
time.
ir7» The naui s o!' the Committer of 1
invcstig ition of he recent lires arc (i. \V r
liuckni >r., Hamilton Joy, C mrle-i .larvis '
Fsq., A. F Drink water and Kichard Tin-11
ki r li.-qrs., together with the board of h
S d etinen. Mr. liuekmurc re juested to 1
be discharg'd from the Committee, tli’ *
I st evening of their meeting. The nth- j
rr members, while expressing dessent in a
tome particulars, instructed Mr. Tiuker i
to mate th> one which we publish, as the “
rep irt of the com. | n
The citizens m eting Wednesday i *
eight was thinly attended. The report1
was made, and accepted, and ordered to *
be printed. !1
The Kimok Verified.—The Machi-1
is Union, is hereafter to be published as fj
* wild-cat piper. This is the only case i *
we have seen of a neutral paper, having t
mch a strange predilection ! [
At a meeting of the "Hancock and Wash- »
ngion Steam Navigation Company," h.ddeu
it Castineon the «ih inst., the following ner
mns were chosen Officers of the Company lor
the ensuing year: r
Pres,— rims. A. White Bangor. I
,*0'—X K. Sawyer. Ellsworth. 1
Treas.— John Sierena, lllnehill. i1
Directors—Thos. A. White, llenrv ||i|] IS
Bangor; R. N Ellis, Sedgwick : N. Jov , Ells- I H
worth; John Closson.'John Bievens, Uluehill - f
David Harding, Sedgwick.—[Whig. i
iy A Strange Sensation, was exper
enced in a news paper office, in Portland,
■ecently, on the receipt of a missile, erne- j
lating from one of the church walkers of
Klls. Quiet is restored, and the able I
Saptist organ of the State still survives. ‘
The pro-sl.very politicians insist that Kan- u
as shall not be admited with her free consti- <x
utioa.
We shall use all ae» type, fc^ruamg TheI
»aoncaa alter this*
MARRIED
In Surry, 14th ir.st. by Rev. M. Dunh^
Ir. Madison Rabson to Mbs Julia A. Allec jj
otli of Sedgwick
1
DIED.
Fllswnrih Fa'Is on Sunday morning 4t| |
list Adam A. Wil on, of Lowell Mass, ag^ I
6 years and 10 months, alter a long and K.
•ere illness, wlfieh he l*»re with Christian for.
:tudc.
How mildlv on the wandering cloud
The sunset beam is cast !
So sweet the memory lett behind.
When loved ones breathe their last
And lo J above the dews of night
The vesper star appears1
So faith light* up the niQurner* heart. E
Whose eyes are dirn with tears.
Night falls, but soon the morning light
Its glorcs shall -#• n»re; #
And thus the eye** that >leep in death
Shall wake, to close no more.
A A. if
In Surry, “thinst. Mrs. Mary Merrill,
\ 1 years. /sj
iharin? List
1*0KT 01 KLL-WOKTil.
.A Ik I* I * 1*1'.
Thuiinday May It th B
w.h Zuh Uc, Miliken. fruity Host. n.
“ Fairdeabr, Whitmore. “ “
•* Wander rr, Trtworgy. " 44 j ;
Morning Star. Mosley. “Ilanc ck. |/|
•• Tw<> Brothdr.-, Norton. “ ltlu«-iiill. r.'■(
** Wulalia. Griffin, 44 Boston. I >
Compeer, l.unt. Salem.
John K. Patten, — — “ Poitland. §■■
Marti.a Ann,-“ Kocklaud. I
CLEARED. l
Friday May 9th. I
Packet, Day. for Boston.
ARRIVED.
“ Panama. Tate. from Boston
“ Forester, Murch. " “
Ilanah and Abigal. Remio.44 "
44 Baicelonia, Means. 44 4 4
44 Belle, .Means. 44 4 4
44 Orat r, Cuiti* 4 4 4 4
44 Star, i*artb tt. 44 Dluehill
CLEARED.
Saturday Mav 17th
44 Warren, Grant. for Bostou
“ R. P. U arren, Jordan. 44 44
44 Bang* r, Jordan. 44 44
44 D d, bio. L<>rd. 44 44
Arnold s G\ohu\e VitaX Finiii
rnrvKYr Till
h ASSITPDK DEBILITY AND FAINTNK'S OP \
SPRING WKVriIKK.
7gT"Bv b '.cuing or Urn;wring and modifying*;*
:!• ct.« wuich
CHANGE IN THE AT.MO'PIIKUB
laving upon the system through their a ti r. «•*.
he Id... d Tin Fluid is prep ralion » . tir.iv |j
in*-1 from the Globule* but having all tin •. eh»a [ |
cal qualities and all their medicinal <> * »~
see|>t t’atliartic |*owd*-r f..r which a lav.itio
u**titut*d. It i* well to take them in e* nn< -ti —
ne Globules at night ami the Fluid through ; .
lav. Thu* all humor* ami imputin' a*. f;-t » .
nl.tinted hv a chemical action and tinn
■ way or carried fr«*in th* system by nodi.inal » .
ion. Vitality of mind and frame is r> »r<
he dull li-tbss fetlling > I a<»iinr*s ar t It •*!!.>
warm Spring weather advances i.« j«r«-v*r,t r
vanished. Tiic gb>w of fall life j. felt in ill >
usury—the fr. e glad sensation of bu* yai.t h«* g
,nd abundant eiiergi* #. j
H*RK. D»-ITI: \ m. 1 Cornhll! General A»«:.w
I ANSFIKLD A Oh 11 City Wharf Tpecial Ag*::
lit!
LF.TTi.HS
Remaining in the P«»*t (Pfire at l.l!#>no:,l.
May .1, IP'.1,
GFXTI.KMKN'8 1.1ST.
Samu-l P. Baker E'*l, Daniel Barker, Jth
i.l’rahfrec, Manfr. d <‘’ishing. J-hn < . r aw *
•an. Howard. Wm. W. II- dgdon, pe < r I .a
a>ter James II. I**-arh Peter Lore. IL:
I. McFarland, R.iert J. Nason I-.sq, A. I
‘tetson E«<j, ('apt P. s. Thmn|*soi Da. T
LA IMF/S LIST.
Mi** Eliza F Balcome, M s» S .phit A -
tartsh, Mrs Hatriet Higgins, Mr- e
layi .s, Mr' Betsey I.. J. nl.ii. M.-- N*
.lo'o t. Miss Hurah S. Pahm r. M is- R
lu hatdson, Mi.-s Helm M. smith Mrs Mi.;
hurston.
s. a. wool* \hd. r. m
ni kiiii Min.
n-.e I.iiugh.ddi; ('em pan ion *f II .’ ‘ •
od .Mi' Rcl ecca A. Dptmi*' Cm k IF*
' r-ulely 17tf J |» OSfiOuD. i
J I N IT"
Magazine* alt r ccivc.l and for 'ale hv J B j
»S;,0 H). ‘;7tf
Minnehaha Polka, and*4 I he Prize .fcong*. ^1
>r sale by 17tf J BOStHMlP •$
>krri8’«. Snip, |
HtinxK s.s, May, lit’i, D C I
lawmen fcj'-cutmu •■)•! a: I be » Id n t |-u' B
ucti-.n -a Saturday tne 21st day <>i Jane r,i\U;|j
n « cl 'km tin j ■ j 11>« i • !i ut tv- •« : * I
i lswelt £mj. 1,1 Ellsworth In said County, all • ' I
ight tilK ami inter.* t t.-.at t harles .v i « 1
aag- r m tne County of l\n..b-c.t had on Ui< •• I
ay f December l-»» tl.r time ■ | the attaci.u •
it the original writ U> redeem the I- Rowing u -
iihtd real e-tute, wit one undivided halt t-*.*
I a pare. I of land in Amherst n -aid C-u .ty
iancuck e.mtaiuing sixteen bumlnd sixty
i..r»- <*r lea*, and are the same promise- nv*><-:
y Nat.muu! J. Milkr, by l*vd dated N.-vrit:*
lft, 1-»,J and Fl lf M e-iard by Deed dated l**”
‘•“her l.'tn, lv »J t ■ said t r •bv. c»i.| premie ’ »'•
ibject to Mortgages, one t N. J .Miller*:
lc ' t :er t . Enos Woodard and aligned by *j :
ioodarxlto Uie Ellswoith bank January lut'i.l* •
l*M» all tile right, title and interest -aid Cr- *by U4
l lh«- time of the at taclinient afore?*-;
I redeeming certain other parcels of real v#u'*
tuatesl iu tne t« wn of aurora in said o ui.ty :
lane- ck, eix. I t« nuiub-red tiiiev, f.-ur, fi»« **•
ight according to tue -eivoy »f .-aid t*wc
urora and containing fifty three and .me i
sre* each aud are subject l-u Mortgage t«- Kn*
' “'•'dard tom cure the payment of urn-tv three d-e
krs or t .t-r. a»». uto
n Eit .aT&ttS REDMAN, Deputy Sbrrif jj
The sub-criker hereby give* public noti-f t- *•
me. rued, that she has been duly ap|»-i»U‘i *•“
M h»ken u|H»n hiui9. lt the tru»t of an aduiinnoB
•r oi tne estate of .'amu<! Dinar late of Sedg»i;iH
»the C-uutjr of lianeoek, deceased, by klUt<||
•nd a- tno law direct-; she therefore re.ju.-t- **|j
ursoas who are indebted to the said deceased's
kte, t>. tnaku immediate payment, and ti. * +-*Jr
»ve any demands thereon to exhibit the same f4|
ilUment. m RrP.Oiia a. '
Sedgwick, May 7th, 1856. 173wp
The subscribers hereby give public notice t- *14.
•licerm*d,that they have been duly apfwdated umIB
M tHk. n u[loll themselves the trust of Ext.* - i~'JB
.*t will and Testament of Jashuu Fuller, lute 'fig
i*-tine in the County of Hancock, deca-.d. b.'B
iving bond as the law direct-; we therefore ^B
west all per*.ns who are indebted to the -aid >■
used 9 estate, to inako immediate payment. *^*B
lose who have any demands thereon, h* extii^B
IC same for settlement. Cu s. J. Ahu -tt
- . Jotnc x JIool KK
Castine, May 7th, 18a6. lTJwp
NOTICE
■*LL pei>on» wishing to have tf*lf
MooHWdud into rolls, can >'*' f
§g|J§l^B by leaving it ut the store of -f. v
Mood <k Co., Ellsworth ; al-u at ^
bouse of Daniel Foster, Trenw®u
bcit Bartlett, -S. W. Harbor, lYemoub
From tho above places, wool an j yarn will * .
ken, .Manufactured into rolls aud Cloth, and rr
rntd at the following price.- :
For Cardiug and • Ulttig 6 cts; Weaving and Mil**
wthiog C< ttou and Wool Flannels, Plum or I**-*’
, 14 cento; Satinet 30 cento.
J. Foll.i50**
Mfr I>s»?rt, May 30th, i860. 170 I
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