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INDIANA AMERICAN aflsBw.. "'UHIt KT TO TSCTB, T UWIn AND UAW, o oa wt e. mi no i.i. I. A. GOOD WEN, Editor BBOOXmU, INDIANA fail DAY. IF.BBI AKV SO, 1M7. A Good Second hand Horse Pow tr far tale at this Office. Call soon If you tat a Power for Threshing. Grinding, Shelling, or Cutting. Prtatl I n Uirmin. ' t( Motions and Beeolutiona are constantly before one or both branches of onr legisla tor to print certain documents in Ger ätes. A Joist Resolution is now before the Senate to print 1.C00 copies of the Acta of 1857 in German. We are heartly tired of this special legislature, and oppose it, ASS ALL WHO FAVOB IT. There ia no reason why documents end laws should be printed in German, and not in Irish, French, Italian, Norwe gian end a hundred other tongues. There are citizens in Indiana from almost nation under heaven, and we aru to making fish of one and flesh of another. It nay be said that the German popu lation oot-numbers the others. Suppose H does. Do they come here to become Americans, or to Gorraanito us ? As long ae we encourage their love of their native language, so long we foster their anti-American sentiments and interests. When foreigner renounces, his allegiance to sie native country he should renounco, ss far sa possible, all influences that will prevent a cordial and speedy assimilation to the language, customs and politic of hie adopted country. This thing of pro tecting end encouraging 'an empire with in osr own empire, a political power theft has bo common interests or common sympathy with our own languago und in stitutions, we shall oppote till the day of oar death, and bequeath to our children a Uhs opposition, though not another man shall approve our course. If we must print our lews in German, sow long before we must administer them hi Gorman ? And then how long Wore w will And ourselves in tho condition of the Canadian Parliament require all offi cial business to be transacted in both lan guages? There, every bill, motion, ee resolution must be presented both in French and English. We admit that it would be oonvenient to onr German fellow citizens to havo the fflwaso printed. It would be equally so to at least to 20 other classes of forneigners. It may be said that unless the laws aru printed in German these dear poople can't read them at all. It is equally true that qaiteM many native born citizens can't read them in German, or English, or any thing elee, then why not appropriate pub funds for employing readers to make ihssa eSSSSSSSSi with thv-Artr' and do inge of this august legislature ? That would never do. These are natives they are mostly old men and poor men. They wets prevented from obtaining an educa tion because their fathers were poor beck wooda hunters or pioneers let thnm re seats ignorant of law -snatch them up fine ftlsss imprison them, but print the Isms ss Gormen for the few foreigners who, notwithstanding their oath of allegiance to this country refuse to learn our lan- gangs, end wish to havo the language of their father-land, as well as its customs and SSM of its politics, perpot.iated, at leset In their own families. Our doctrine at that whan a man becomes sn American ettiaen in form, ha should in fact, and that ho should try to aocomm,date himself to American customs, languago and politic, asd wo shall maintain this position, though every American forsak us. Judge Logan Intimates that wo did him lsjoatioe, in some of our strictures upon his speeehee last summer. If we can be eaavinosrl in what respect, wo will certain ly eovroetaay error that we may havo OOtsmltted. We do not desire to do injustice) to any man. We reported tho apeoebes of the Judge ss they were repor ted to Bft, by persons upon whom wo could roly. Wo think that it is not proper for Judges to take part in politics, at all, but If they do, they should not descend to e course as that 'pursued by Judge ,if it be true that ho said that one of our eitisens would serve anoth er portion right, by spitting in thoir faces. Theft he did say so, has boeu reported to ua by man of all parties, and men of uu Questionable veracity. Personally, our intercourse with the Judge has been pleasant, and we regret that wo rebuked him for his course in pol Mos, not for hia views,- he has a right to them, and a right to express them, but wo yet amy that a Judge, who is to preside in tho trial of men of all parties, has noVight to thus array one portion of our eitisens against, another. Quite otherwise was tho course ot Judge Reid, so far as wo saw or heard, end consequently not a word from our pen appeared against Judgo Heid, tho se wae a candidate, and made qui to as many speeches as J udge Logan. Should tho J udge live till another can vase, we hope he will pursue quite a different course. Let his speeches be expressions of honest opinion, argumenta that shall eeSftessod tho respect of even those who dissent from them, but let him not encourago the acerbi ty of feeling that his method, lost 'sum star, fostered. We shall hope that here after ho will pursue such a course as will make even these who differ from him, re spect him. He baa many amiable traits, and with all his faults we love him. WydratSobia Among Hsere. Bartiey akannon, living on the farm of Nim rod Brackney, seven miles rast of Brookville, lost two hogs, from hydropho his, week before last They had been bit tan by a dog passing through the neighbor hood. Mr. Shannon buried them, to pre sat othor hogs, or the dogs, from being poisoned from them. A soap-maker, trav tins through tho country, iu .most of arses, disinterred them, and took them to manufacture into grease or lard. We can not tall whether the lard or grease thus obtained, or the soap manufactured fem it, would be poisonous, but we would be far from buying soap of that manufacturer, er of any merchant who does, The Krldtfc itu. .don. We havo heard that a Tote in to be taken at the April election, on the subject of taxation to build bridges. If to, we think it ie tine tho people knew it Perhaps the Board, which meet the first Monday of next month, will gire notice. Cincinnati Safely Fund Baak Note Ilearter. We have the number for Feb. 1st, of this excellent Reporter, published by Langdon, HawesA Co., No. 8 Bank Buildings, Cin cinati. It is neatly printed, and, from the examinaion we have had time to give, wo think it worthy the patronage of money men. The New Cent Piece. The Mint has made a few new cent pie ces as a samplo of what can be done, and sent them to Congressmen and others for thoir opinion. We havo received one of them, nnd give, as our only objection, that it is so near the site and apearanco of a $2) gold pioeo, that in taking up collections in church, after night, persons who intend to givo two and a half dollar, might through mistake, throw in ouo of them and Wee versa, though not so prob able on tho versa sido. , out of F.vll. Learning that breaking a quorum, and refusing to elect sonators, is a game that two can play at, and seeing that a small minority, in either honse, may prevent an election, and 'thus tho U. & Senate may bo broken up, Senator Pierce, last week, gave noticoof his intention to introduco a bill providing for the timo and manner of the election of Senators of the United States by tho Legislatures of the several state. A Menelble Charge. One of the most sensible charges ever delivered to a jury was that of Judge Lo- ;ran last week in the Clements easo. It eres about as follows: "Gentleman, I sometimes think I can bo of some service in charging a jury, but not in this case. It is a kind of a knotty affair you have heard tho attorneys- tako the case, and fix it tho best you can." Tho good senso in tho chargo is tho admis sion that ho know nothing about the poiuts of law Involved. Time la Hull. It is time that tho sconos of anarchy which huvo disgraced various Legislatures, by a minority of tho members running off and refusing to fulfill their constitu tional duty, because by so doing it might result in tho election of Senators politi rally opposod to thom, was stopped, or it will destroy our republican institutions. Cin Enq. Good ! We are glad to hear such lan guage from that quarter. Twice in Indi diana, and we do not know how often else where, tho '.Democrats havo prevented an election by "a minority of tho members refusing to fulfill their constitutional duty," while we do not remember that thoir op ponents over did so until this winter. Thov never did in Indiana. That the ej - " thing is wrong, radically wrong, revolt! tionaryand ruinous.no man can doubt We are glad to hear thoso who began tho revolution cry "enough." Let them show signs of repentance, and aid in tho enact montof such laws as will provont the re currence of such acts in future. The Old "lied Cent.' As tho old "red cent" is about being called in, some of our eotamporaries are writing its history and obitnary. The cent was proposed in 1782, by Robert Morris, the grand financier of tho revolution, and was namodbv Jefferson, two years lator. It hogan to make its appcaranco from the mint iu 1793. It bore then tho hoed of Washington on tho ono sido and thirteen links on the othor. Tho French revolu tion soon aftor created a rago for French ideas in America, which put on the cent, instead of tho head of Washington, tho head of the goddc of liberty a French liberty, with neck thrust forward and (low ing locks. Tho chain on the reverse was replaced by the olivu wreath of peace. lint tho French liberty was short lived and so was her portrait on our cent The present staid classic dame, with a Allot around Iter hair, came into fashion about thirty or forty years ago, and her finely chiseled Grecian features have boon but slightly altered by the lapso of timo. Try Experimente. Judge Knoch McCarty again tried tho experiment of raising Irish potatoes, last summer, but 'with (loss success than Jtho year previous. Ho attributes tho failure to tho fart that ho planted lator than tho year before. Tho ground was already dry, and there was not rain, after planting them, aufticiont to wet the ground, through the straw. Ho had, however, as good po tatoes, and as many of them, from those covered by straw, as from those planted iu tho ordinary way. The Judge beliovos that the best quality of potatoes, and the largest quantity, can bo raised by dropping potatoes about eighteen inches apart, on clover sod, without plowing, and covoring them about a foot deep in straw. Tho straw that is trampled under foot around straw stacks, if not too much mixed with mud, will answer overy purpose. Ho says ho would plant them early as early as thw frost is out of tho ground. Will not every farmer wo do not mean every scratcher of the soil we mean by raauEit a man who wants to work intelligently, and learn how to work to advantage- will not every farmer try how he can succeed in raising potatoos after tho plan tried by Judgo McCarty? ludtuitupali and Cincinnati Hull. raad. We have received the annual report of the President and Directors of the Indian-1 apoiis and Cincinnati Railroad for tho year ending Dec. 31, 1856. ItexhihiUa very encouraging condition of affairs. Tho to tal number of jwueongors carried over tho road during tho year was 1ÖÖ, JOb, of which 00,633 were wsvy, and 76,673 were through passengers, an increase over the previous year of 11,035 way, and 27,385 through passengers total, 38,420. The total re ceipts for passages wore $279,008,52, an increase of $58.650,19 over the previous year. Tho aggregate tonnage for tho year was 131,241 tons, against 72,770 tons for the previous year; tho receipts for freights were 23,642,65, against $194,751,11 for tho year previous. The road is evi dently under very able management Lafayette Journal. Nine Years a Sailor, Is an illustrated book of sketches of per sonal experience in the United States Na val service, the American and British Mer chant Marine, and the Whaling service, by Chari.es NoBDBorr. This book contains 957 pages, well printed, on good paper, and bound in good style. Young Nordhoff is well known by some of our owu ci ti ssue. We bespeak for this work a wide circulation among the young people of our county. Price $350. Cheap enough. Ctclofioia or Modkrn Travel: a rec ord of adventure, exploration, and discov ery for the past fifty years; comprising narratives of the most distinguished trav elers since the beginning of this century; prepared and arranged by Bayard Taylor, and illustrated with maps and engravings. It is enough for the typograph of the book to say that.lt was gotten up by Moore, Wilstaoh, Keys A Co., and wo are very stir.- tin: contents will need no better recom mendation than that of having the name of Bayard Taylor associated with t'aem. Mr. Sweet is the agent for the above books, and will canvass the county imme diately, and sell thorn on subscription. If you want a oood book, take Taylor's Cy clopedia. Mr. Sweet is also agent for Mitchell's new National Map of the Uni ted State and Territories. Dtriiriionol Liquors! Lawrence. A letter In tho Boston Traveler, dated Lawrence, Kansas, Jan. 28, says: Our city has boen lately thrown into a state of groat oxcitemcnt by a demonstra tion on tho part of tho ladies. For somo time past intemporanco has been on tho in crease, and the number of grog sho have grown from none within tho city limits to seven. Up Saturday, tho 124 th inst, Mas- sachucetts street was filled by a largo crowd watching tho operations of a party of fe males who wero engaged In making flre- wood of whisky barrel hoads and pouring tho contents on tho ground Savon es tablishments wero visited and ail tho li quor found w..s destroyed. At one store five barrels and one keg were emptied. In the afternoon a parcel of male row dies went down to Franklin, purchased a half barrel of whisky, brought it into town and got drunk in tho streets. A moro dis graceful scono I never saw than this. The individuals whose liquor was des troyed immediately seut for moro, and do- lare. 1 their intention to continuo tho sale. A town meeting is about to bo bold, to ap point a day for voting upon the subject of allowing the sale of intoxicating driuks in tho city limits. West India Kugar lansi Tho store ship Release is at New Orleans with specimens of West India Sugar Cane. The Releaso comes from Damaria nnd Car raocas, at which place, tho cane grows 4 50O feet above the sea, swoet and hardy, and from nine to ,twolvo foot high. Tho Labn is brought from Damarn. The store on board consists of 30 tons in btdk and 1,000 boxes) of cane, packed in layers of earth. Theso are seloctod from many varieties and aro of a purple hue. Mr. Qrover is of opinion that tho cane will bo admirably adapted for thoclimatoof Lou isiana. There also specimens of West In dia fmit trees on board. The commander of the Roloaseis Liout. Simms, formerly of the Arctic, who accom panied Dr. Kane on his memorablo expe dition. After dwolliug in regions of snow tho sunny landscapes of tho West 'Indies must have had a peculiar charm to him. Hen tli al n .niulonnry. Rov. C. Rightor, Agent for tho Amorican Dible 2 Society inl Turkey, ami tho cor responding Secretary of the Constantino ple Branch ;of the 'Kvangolical Alliance, diod at Diarbokir, on the 10th of Decom berlast lie left Constantinople in Sep- tomhor last, in company with ltev. Henry Jones,' Secretary of the Turkish Missioi Aid .Society, for a tour in Asia Minor and Armonia, for tho purjioao of visiting al tho missionary stations of tho Amorican Board. Thoy proceeded as far as Mosul and came, on thoir return, to Diarlmkir where Mr. Rightor sickoned of fovor, am lied within a few days. ttlr. 'Staate ta be Taken t'nrv al. The Washington corrosjiondent of tho Mpringflold Argus (Buch.) writes as fol lows: "It is said pretty confidently that Mr Buchanan intends to offorsomo distinguish ed mark of his consideration to Rufus Choeto, both aaen acknowledgment of his ominent talent -, and tho timely and goner ous aid of the Old Lino Whigs in tho late campaign. But for the transcendent claims and ovorowerlng Influence in favo of Mr. Toucey, ho would havo the At tor noy-Ueueralship; but it is suposod that Mr. Buchanan will offor him a proOfthftttl foreign mission. I do not vouch for these predictions." Uevernorfer tils. m m m aas. a Uov. Alcitae, ol Mississippi, ii.Ibniiei the Legislature in Iii late message, that ac cording to ono of tho now amendments to tho State Constitution, ho is Qovornor for life. Tho Natchea Free Trader, iu refer ring to tho matter, says: "It seems that tho botch work of the Log stature in 1H54, in submitting changes to the Constitution, havo managed to mak the torm of tho governorship perpetual,ai no ono can tell when tho term of th Judges and Members of tho Legislature will expire. The wholo affair is in mm and for ourselves we can't see who is to de cide.the point in quostion." Deetrnctlve riuade. Accounts are coming in from all parts o the country of great damago to shipping, railroads, Jpejj other property, from tho breaking up of ico and rise of wator. At ; Chicago, the greatest storm and tiood expe rienced since 1844, has done great damage to property. At Albany, N. Y., tho Bad son river is highor than ever known before, and the whole of the lower ortion of the city is floodod. Tho damage sustained is estimated at two millions. At Cleveland, Buffalo, Philadelphia, and all along tho lakes ami rivers, the damage has been im mense. Tka 'Told Terns al the Sastth . Skating at New Orleans and Mobile, sleighing in tho Carolinas, six feet drifts at Richmond, the river frozon over, mercury "a fraction below zero" at Choniw, S. C, chickens and pigeons froxen to death in all the Southern States, were some of the incidents of tho lata "cold term" at the South. New Jersey Benatar. A joint meeting of both Houses, for the olection of a United States Senator, has been fixed for the 19th of February. .viuraer In Indlane. Joshua Holding, who lived uear Paris, Illinois, was recently murdered in Greeno county, Indiana, where ho had gone for tho purpose of bailing his son, who was under some crimiual chargo. He was shot on tho rond for the purpose of robbery, it is supposed. No clue has boen obtained to the murderer. Ttie Burdcll fluider. New York, Feb. 14. Tho Coroner's Inquest rendered a ver dict at. 11 o'clock on Saturday night, against Kckel and Mrs. Cunningham, as tho principals, and S'iiodgrass as an access ory, and the two Misses Cunningham as having guilty knowledge, and concealing tho same. A Democratic Argument. "A free white man is intrinsically worth as much, both pecuniarily und politically, as a negro slave." So says tho Albany Argus, in an articlo on Irish immigration inio ino united States. It argues that, a slavo being worth 1,000, an Irish Laborer cannot bo wortli ess; and honco wo sco tho valuo of tho annual immigration from foreign countries to our doors. Very clear and perhaps com plimentary. The Latest New Iran .IiIiir- tonTlir i -Min t--v mum It rig tit's New Game. A special meeeenger left Washington on Wednesday last for Wheatland, bearing a strong recommendation to Mr. Buchanan, ignod by all the Democratic Senators ox copt six, for Robert J. Walker as Secre tary of Mate. Brii'ht and Slidell are amonj tho six Senators who refused to sign this room mendatlon, and these are all in favor of Iowell Cobb, of Georgia. It is understood that Bright hat with rawn from tho field us cabinet candidate lo has a now chemo by which to secure the Sonatorship. It is this: On tho reject,. .n of Bright and Kit 1 ut the closo of tho present congressional sea ion. the vacancy from Indiana will lie filled by appointmont by Gov. Willard. As tho Indiana Legislature moots only biennially, this will in reality be an ap pointtnent for two years. Bright and Fitch will of courso lo appointed. In the discussions in Congress on Wednesday, there waa an attempt to ere ate an Impression that no election of l'rcs ident has boon consummated, been use the joint mooting of tho two houses failed to loeido whether tho Wisconsin voto could bo couutod. This, howover, is trilling about a mere quibble, but tin fooling is such ovon now that if the election depend ed on Wisconsin, it might load to unploas nut results. Provisions should bo made by legislation for future difficulties of this kind. Proton N. Brook. The life of Col. Brooks, excepting only that ono occasion in tho Sonato Chambor of tho United States, when his perception of the rosponsibilfv of representatives who traduco a State, was exemplified upon tho portion of Mr. Kumnor, has boon uneventful. Ho graduated in tho South Carolina Colloae. in 1840. Ho held office soon aftor in tho militia of Kdgofiold Dia trict Somo timo after ho was a reprosen tativo to tho Stato Legislature, and at tho mature ago of thirty-throe sought and ob tained his seat iu Congress. Sinco that timo ho has boon boforo tho country. Within tho lost year his name lias trans condod tho limits of tongues and nations. What will lie llio verdict of posterity upon tho question of power between tho North and South. If the North shall triumph if tho South shall lo gradual I v ground under--if slavory shall bo smugglod out of sight, am! decent people shall bo ashamed to own it ho will Iks condemned ami e.t!Cian'.i; diu ii me swum suaii i . i ... it . a ... -L-it stand firm In her integrity if slavery shall not fall lofore its antagonist, but shall stand, as It is capablo of standing, tho groat central institution of the land, for all other interests to climb upon, nnd givo law to opinion asitshallglvo regulation to liberty, then his momory will bo lov od and venerated; he will bo recogulzod m one of tho first who struok for tho vindica tion of the South; and, as like those who soiaod tho toa In Boston harbor, he had BS othor warrant of authority than that af forded by his own bravo heart, he will only tho more certainly bo placed among tho horoo and patriots of this country.- Charleston Stamlard. When, boforo, in tho history of our Ooverninont, has such a shameless attempt U-on made to influence elections, as that clearly brought out in the following letter of Mr. Buchanan of a recent date. Re ally, things are coming to a pretty pass: W'liKATLANii, Jan. 7, 1857. MyDlarSiu: Although I have always refrained from interfering in tho choice of Senators by the Legislature, yet tho high ly confidential relations which a Pennsyl vania President ought to sustain towards B Pennsylvania Senator at the present mo ment induces me to say a few words to you us a vuluod friend on tho pending .Senato rial election. I learn that doubts huvo been expressed as to my preference among tho candidates, and although my opinion may be entitled to little weight, 1 do not dosire to Im placed in an equivocal tiosition on this or any other subjoct. When usk ed, 1 have always said I preferred Col. For ney, and 1 should esteem it a friendly act towards myself for any person in or out of tho Legislature to support him. At the samo time, I desiro to express my warm personal and olitical regard for Messrs. Bobbins, Foster, Buckalew, and Wright. From tho course pursuod by Mr. Urod head for some years past, confidential re lations lietweeu him and myself have ceased. I have thus presented you my views, so that, if you should deem it necessary, you may peak my sentiments to such persons as may consider them of vulue. From your friond, very respectfully, JAMES BUOHAVAX. IIenuy S. Mott, Esq. O-Dr. Uro, the distinguished and ven erable author of tho "Dictionary of Arts. Science and Mining," died on the 2d nit., in London, at tho sge of eighty-nine years. St tr t gttntion. (KrThe Baltimore police, four hundred in number, are to be uniformed in March. (T There are 800 children in Mays- ille, California. OCT The Chinere sugar cane has been raised in Rock county, Wis. Cjy The loss by fire in Buffalo, N. Y., ast year, was $839,851. OCrThe land office is now open at Le- compton, Kansas. OrThe Florida Legislature held a ses sion of five weeks in duration and adjourn ed. fjr Punch says it requires an early start now-a-days for a man to get round his wifo. 07" Yeh, tho Governor of Canton, has during tho short timo be has held office, beheaded no fowcr than 70,000 persons. (7-That Corn Shellcr nt Gallion's is superior to any thing of tho kind wo ever saw. Call and seo it 00" B- R- Spkhcer, Esq., has received an appointment as surveyor of public lands iu Kansas. (Kf Ex-Governor Hammond, of South Carolina, is spokon of as tho successor to Preston S. Brooks, in Congress. (ttrTho revenues of tho Wabash and Erio Canal, of Indiana, havo decroasod $06,000 in two yoars. OTho Connersvillo Ihmes, complains of tho number of tippling and gambling houses in that town. OCT" A jarty of ten or twolvo eitisens of Slwlbvville. are to start noxt wook to Kansas on a prospering tour. 00" An exchange paper says that tho girls in somo parts of Pennsylvania are so hard up for husbands, that they somotimos take up with printers and lawyers. OrMany of the farmors of Ohio and Indiana are making extensive preparations for mauufacturiiting Maplo Sugar and Mo- lassos. It will pav at present prices. 0OTho Editor is absent. Whon ho returns, hu will oxununo Q's reports of thu Court doings and publish them if he approves them. 0O"Tho lovors of real beautiful Hats will know where to find tho articlo, by con sulting Camp's advertisement Camp's reputation is established. (jy Tho desiro to hoar Mr. 1' auk nt on the Burgoyno case, last week, gave Mr. Jone, who preceded him, quito a crowd ed house towards the closo of his speech. OOrTho text of a funeral sermon preach ed by Mr. Waldo, Chaplain of tho ilouso of Representatives, at tho funeral of Pros ton S. Brooks, was, "This day thou halt bo with mo in paradise. Gradkp Schools. Wo call attontion to two letters on our first page, relating to the Graded School at Shelbyville. We hopo tho time will come when ovory town will havo such schools. Al'l'OISTMENT. The Secretary of tho Treasury has appointed John H. Katon, Es., superintendent for tho new cutom house and post office authorieod to bo er ected at Chicago, Illinois. 0C7"The Memphis Eaglo and Enquirer says thoro is a nogro in that city, who is roortcd to bo possessed of an estate worth $5(),H)0. This nogro belongs to his wifo, a free colored woman, in whoso namo tho property is held. 07"It is rumored that tho Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company contemplate orocting at or(noar Cumberland an oxten- Ivo rolling mill, dosignod for tho manu facture of railroad iron and othor machin ory require I on that road. OT Major Hoiss made $60,000 on tho Washington Union, and then lost $10,0 K) on the NewOrleansDelto. Tho remain nig fj'ju.uts.) will last ahout eighteen months, if ho starts his contemplated now paper in Washington. 00" Tho Now York Evangelist loams that Yalo Collego has boon blessed with an interesting revival of religion. It common cod in tho Sonlor class, but has extouded to all tho classes. It is said that twenty members of the sonlor class have rocontly made a public profession of religion. CV" Tho atianat JN states that Mr. Giddiugs, by tho advico of his physician, "ban loft Washington and gone home. Ho ie.mie i i.-st and peil'ect exemption from excitement, ills many friends in Washing ton feci much anxiety iu regard to tho con- sequence of his lata attack." OrTl.c Hon. Preston S. Brook, M. f. from South Carolina, diod at Washington, on last Tuesday evening, after asevoro but brief illness. A great man has fallen. ' ! m r Telegraph. Vei, groat llke(:ouar,Ulnt with blood!" Tho old lino pros, with scarcely an ex copt'.ou, lauds tho great Brooks. Coldest Wuatiikb. Scientific Amer ican says tho presont has boen tho coldest winter in tho United States within tho memory of man, and it has boon distin guished for high winds and drifting snows which have obstructed travel to an extent naver before known since tho introduc tion of railways. fjr-lf you want a picture of yourself or wife, or child, or beau, or sweetheart, call on Chafeo this wook or next. Ho in tends to loavo soon, and tho like of him will not come again. Rumor says ho in tends something else, but wo must not say what, as it is a profound socrot, though wo m-ver could tell why matrimonial mat- tors should bo kopt such a socret Mi M MCII. (!ov. McRae, of Missis sippi, has scuta special Mossage, in which ho considers tho condition of tho railroads in that Slate, and urges tho passago of an act accepting the lands donated by Con gross for railroad purposes. A considerable part of tho Mossage isdevo'.ed to the con dition, financial and othcrw se, of the Pen itentiary, and tho Deaf and Dumb, Blind and Lunatic Asylums. Tho Governor in ofToct recommends the establishment of a State Lottery, to raise, somo Jtl2 ,000 for tho benefit of theso Asylums. A California Wirs. When John Big ler, late Governor of California, was a member of tho Stato Legislature, Mrs. Big ler, bis wifo, absolutely washed tho clothes of honorable gentlemen for so much a doz en. At the timo of his election, Biglor was very poor, and his per diem was hard ly enough for himself and his wifo to live on iu those prodigal times. To make both ends meet, and to save something against a rainy day, Madame Bigler pat her shoulder to the wheel. Navigation has opened from Con nersvillo to Cincinnati. 0C7"The old pagoda on the battle ground at Luudy's Lane has been blown over. OCT The Chinese of California are rap dly adopting tho American style of dress. OT The population of St Anthony, M;nnesota, is 3,168. (CT Over $4,000,000 worth of slaves were sold in Baltimore, during the year 18- 66. OOrZacharia Chandler, Republican, has been elected U. S. Senator for six years, in place of Gen. Cass, of Michigan. (r Forty houses were burned in a des tructive fire which occurred in Savannah, Ga., on tho 6th inst. Jas. A. Bayard and M. W. Bates, Democrats, were elected United Stetes Sen ators from Dolawaro. A bill has been before the Kansas Legislature to compel all free negroes to leave the state, under penalty of being sold into slavery. A Keokuk paper says that tho rent of a little shanty thereabouts, is $600; coal 40 cents; wood $6 '.to $8; and othor articles at the same rates. OCrTho long bridgo over tho Potomac at Washington City, has been so much damaged by tho freshet, that travel across it is Stoppod. TliVrosult is felt in the di minished supplies in Washington market. 03r Thoro will bo ono great advantage in the introduction of tho new cent The slang phraso of 'not a rod cent,' and 'ne'er a rod," will become obsolete, for tho now omission is nearly as whito a silver. Ijy Iu tho interior of Born there has boon discovered a beautiful tunnel under a a river, tho work of tho old Inca Indians, and a most lasting proof of thoir civilisa tion. OirTho citizone of Madison, Wiscon sin, wero greatly alarmed tho othor even ing by tho discovory that a hungry, half starvod wolf was prowling about tho streets of that city, "seoking whom to devour." Nobody was hurt,'though many wero bad- y frlghteuod. Tin. Jcwh IN AusTBU.It is ftated that tho Ministor of tho Interior of Aus tia.'haa mado a gonoral prohibition, hith erto applicable only to certain provinces, by which tho Jews are provontod from manufacturing or trading in church vases, crucifixes and images of saints. OOWo learn that tho firm of Scott tc Hedges is dissolved, Mr. Hedges hu bought out tho entire interest of his part ner iu tho "Littla Giant" both here and at Philadelphia, and has taken into partner ship Mr. Watkins Froo, Into of tho firm of Noavo and Freo. Cin. Cktxette. ftCol. Claiborno says that when Mr. Van Buren was olocted President, he sold tho loaso and furniture of his houso in tho "Thirteen Buildings" to a distinguish ed Sonator. Everything was found in perfect order, and noarly now, oxcept tho carpet before a French mirror iu his dros ing room that w ns worn threail-bnrc. 07" A young brido riding out with her happy husband in Montreal, Canada, a fow days siuce, was frozen to death by her husband's sido. Physicians testified that her death was caused by frost on tho brain, from tho oxposure of tho top of the head to the cold. Sho wore, a fashiouablo lion not. A Commissioner to Run the North western BouNDanr. -Archibald Carni boll, Esq., tho present Clerk of the War Department, has been nominated by thu President to bo tho Commissioner on tho part of this government to run tho north wostom boundary, undor) tho treaty with Groat Britain and tho net of August 11, I8rb. OT Oue of tho deacons of a certain church asked tho bishop if ho usually kissod the bride at weddings. "Always," was tho reply. "And how do you manage whon tho happy pair are negroes?" was tho deacon's next quostion. "In all such cases," replied tho bishop, "tho duty of kissing is appointed to tho deacons." EniTiNo a Pai'BB Out West. The editor of a papor published at Lako Supo rior, aftor having been without a mall threo weeks, says: "Should tho mail not arrivo this wook we shall make our regular issue noxt Tuesday; for this number was made uj from an old magaalne and a religious al tuatiac of last year, and so long as this ma terlal holds out wo shall bo independent of tho malls. Or Dr. 1 brasher Lyons, tno gay Lothario w ho ruinod so many respectable females in Now York, and thou mado tracks for Europe, somo months since writes to a friend that ho is about to return to that city to bring snits for slander against editors of such newspapers a havo published accounts of his misdeeds. OQrTbft Odd Follows in tho Battel States number 3,397 Lodges with 17.1, GU mutnliers. Mn-v '"'iu!cl, witn tlic cat ending in Juno hut, Hourly half a million for tho roliof of members nnd their Inn: lies, and the education of orphans. Tho - tj encampment, a branch of the Order num bering 33,746 members, received $1!3, 868, and ex ponded for relief $30,i93. Strikino Incident. It is a striking incident iu tho roso of Preston S. Brooks that ho was attended by Dr. Boyle, tho same physician who, when Brooks was on trial for tho assault of Charles Sumner, swore that the injury received by Mr. Sum ner was very slight; and that, on thisocca sion, as wo learn by a dispatch to the Bos ton Journal, ho mistook tho nature of tho disease, and says that if ho had known what tho diseoso was he could have save him! a r s . t l'oon Ahym-m. We learn that our Commissioners have rented a building in Laurel for tho accommodation of the paupers of this county from first of Marc! till tho new Asylum is furnished. This suggosts to us that buildings, suitablo for the Asylum, can be bought there already fitted, or nearly fitted, to the uses of an Asylum, for much less money than a new house can bo built for. Wo believe the largo and capacious Conwoll House, with about fifteen largo rooms can be bought for some $3,500, which is about 2000 loss than the new building can bo put up for, exclusive of $2,500 in the laud, making a saving of at least $4000 to the county. We make the suggestion. Andereanrille Htm.. Akmcbsoktillk, Feb. 12, '67. Mb. Editor: Thinking that a few items of news from this place might not be wholly uninteresting to your numerous readers, I propose to furnish them with such as I havo, trusting that, if they do not interest your readers, you will be par doned for giving them a place in your col umns. And should any one feel sorely aggrieved at the selection or style of my items, they should recollect, before passing too severe a sentence on my offorts, that I not only hail from a small, obscure villago, but am a very humble, common-place in- individual entirely without the polish of -dncation. No on an nlsr. Wr . timate on tnv efforts than I do mvelf. in the capacity of itemirer. I will confine m vlf nrinrinnllv fo Wl itm. I .n, willing to let those who wish to subserve thoir own interests "keep the muddy pool of politics stirred up." I hold that a man to Iks a successful politician, must not be too scrupulous must turn, if neods be, that would do honor to the omunsots most scientific vaulter. There are too ma ny twisting and turnings connectod with politics to suit my notions of consistency. I won't sav to which partv I think these thine, will most annlr. Tho ,.t nolitie.1 history of our country points it out plain enough, that ho who roads may undorstaud. This, reader, is what I term my sal u tat o ry. You are at liberty to torm it wliatcf- er suits you best, and I will remain satis tied. There havo been many changes in our villago of late. Trading in property seems to be tho order of the day. I heso "tiht timet" havo a tondeney to urive poople rorncitlo, villages and towns into tho country, Extosnivo preparations are going on for making maplo sugar, in this neighborhood, and, should tho season provo favorable, a vory largo business will bo done in that no, all over tho country, which will eauso n diminution in tho price of molasses and Hilmar, an event mat is looked to with some interest by most folks. Some think tho preparations referred to are atthesug- gestion of tho "Black Bepublicans," to op- orato against the intoreets of tho South. Thov are an awful sotof follows. By the way, we know an "old liner" who is mak- ing preparations to experiment with the 'Chinoso Sugar Cane," to see if it is adap- to this climate, dox. This is downright hetro- There are somo cheap farms for salo in this vicinity. Thoso wishing to purchase farms in a good locality, would do well to take a " look, " before purchasing olso- whore. Mr. K. Barber, a returned California!!, ia bought David I.itnpus's farm, ono mile and a half north of this place. Liph lacks onn tbiiiL' vot a "houso keener." Kenort says ho is 'around' on the look out K.ll.M. Bcrrvhas promised to visit this nlaoo soon, for the inn-nose of lectur- ing on tho subject of Temperance. This is right Temperance orators should buck- lc on thoir armor, and enter tho 8eld sT 4 Dnill. There is a might v work for thom . .1., Tu - u t i m mur anil .... fearful train of ovils, is on tho iucreaso, and without somo spocdy nioasures aro devis ed, the country will, ore long, proseut a melancholy spoctaclo from the ravages of the fearful monster, intemperance. In the many changes and removals that havo taken place here, thoro is nono which has causod more regret than that of Dr. J. L. Wooden, now of Milford, Decatur county. In this removal, our village has lost ono of its best citizens. As a man, ho was universally estoomed; as a physi cian, judging from his almost unparalleled success, ho had but fow suicriors. lie left a very largo and constantly increasing prac tice a praelico that would do honor to an old practitioner, and ono that but fow ovor attain to by a life timo of toil aud un remitting labor. Somo of his friends en tertain fears that ho will not sucoood so well iu his new location; but .those inti mately acquainted with him havo no such fears ns his indomitablo energy, skill, and strict attention to business, coupled with his kind ami agreeable mannen, ftnd gen tlemanly deportment, will insure htm a large share of patronage, lot) his lot bo cost where it may. Wo congratulate the cititous of Milford on thoir good luek in socuring tho service of one so oiulnently qualified to ndorn ovory walk in life. Mr. Oroowell.of Columbus, Intends to open a saddle and harness shop)iu this place as soon an he cau got his stock .from Bnsh vllle. U. II. Miller, Esq., and sevoral others living in his neighborhood, intend moving West in tho coming spring. "POSEY." , m . lift S B i r s i it so ii it It 1 A tl I f c I o I it nil c ri e Tho Newcastle (hid.) Courier contains tho following sensible suggestion, which is worthy of attention in ull places where the grovos of sugar maple trees have not boen destroyed: " After tho first of March, overy jvund of sugar you buy will cost you 15 cotits at least. This is a vory uuiuual price, and to jtersons of moderate means places this indisonlblo article almost m tho.category luxuries. We say, therefore, prepare your self lor the sugar season, and mako suffic ient for your owu family use, and somo to spare, (let your troughs ready, mako your spiles, and be ready by tho first sugar day to tap the trees. The first run is always thu liest, and you should bo ready to avail yoursolf of it. If our farmors will tako hold of this matter right, w ith anything liko a favorable season, our county can produce sugar enough for homo consumption, and save an actual cash outlay of five thous and dollars!" Dralli of .fire. Wirt. The Baltimore J'atriA of Tuesday says: Mrs. Wirt, tho honored relict of Hon. William Wirt, onco Attorney Gonor al of tho I'nitod States, and oniinont aliko for hi legal attainments aa his fine literary ability, died at Aunaiolis, on Saturday hut; at the roulonce of hor son-in-law, tho Hon. Alexander Randall, aged 73 years. Tho well known Flora's diction arv, published by Lucas Ä; Brothers, of this city, was originally compiled by this estimable lady, tho gracos of w hose char acted will be rcmombored by that largo circlo of friends and relatives of which she was for so many years so distinguished as an ornament. James M. Hughes has beer olocted by tho Missouri Legislature 1 'resident of the Bank of Missouri at SL Louis. Hudson Hirer KallrorS -Effects af the riaod- UftaxY, Feb. 11. The cars on the Hudson River roa d, at present go over the Boston road to Chath am, and thonoe by tho Berkshire road to Hudson, where they get on their own track The ice is formed in the river so that teams can now cross. At six o'clock last night the river was navigable. The subsiding of the water show the losses in the lower part of the city to have been immense. Nearly every per son has met with some loss. Many hou still inundated, but are accessible fr0m tho . wbich mewhat lessons the '"faring. The fronta of a11 th w0tt- nt 8t 8treet brid8 Wr fand battered Itt, mo wnc The State street bridge was found to be a complete wreck. The Hudson River freight depot is com pletely undermined. The Boston ferry t Eut Albany has been carried away, and the Greenbush dock deatoryed. At Greenbush the damage and suffering are comparatively irreatcr than here. One i t A J-M .1 - . iL ""80 WM ,,oo,0a' " in" ,na "1C1 we "rted to for safety. Scarcely a single person in the villago escaped without loss The amount received by the Belief Committee is over $4,000, and the Distri huting tommilteo are engaged in receiv ing. The C'aee af James Snouaoai. This case, which has been ponding for some time in the Supreme Court was dis- jWgod 0f on Saturday, at Columbus, ftf firming tho action of tho Hamilton Coun- Uy Court. The exceptions wore to the ad- mission of the records of the Court on the second trial, with reference to the testi- mony of a witness who died soon after the flrt trial took place. Äummous will now receive the sentence of death, and will be executed in this county, should the Gov- ernor not interfere. Speculations on this latter point is now quite active, and it is tho gonoral impression that the sentence will bo commuted to imprisonment for life, on tho ground thst so. much time has passod sinco Iiis conviction that public opinion dees not now demand the execu- tion of tho extremo penalty of the law The act, howover, of which he was found guilty was a most diabolical one, and this tact will doubtless exerciso a strong in fiuenco against tho convict Friday, the 17th of April is fixed for the execution jf the prisoner. Summons has been in jai from J uly, 1849, a period of eight years. Tho docisiou just rendered makes tho sixth timo this case has been before the legal tri bunala of the State; foir times bofort, jury, and twico on appcat in Columbus. Cm. Uax. uerks."- i ne xerxs u a r . t . .. ml n t t0un (l y) ool Report is " ouuw.ug . I . 4L. -ii i. . I llT a Jl.tJ a 1 1 i V 1,1 u,"" "ol coo"ir in -1 could tell me in what country he ,lVod' nml whflD 1 "P HolbTOOk'a five obe, the ocean, on which are paint- twin i Iii iiKicit u ir Willi n nr ' - - boy, at least seventeen years of age, repli ed, "a bird's egg !" "Soon aftor this I visited another of an uprorious character. Thoro wore sovera infants here, who were not old enough aooording to law, to be admittod. The teacher said sho had boon informed by director that tho parents of thoso babies would pay her for taking care of them and vory artlossly inquired of mo ushat site ought to charge !" (Jijr Tho Democrats soem to be proud er of thor lato acquisitions from the Whig party than they are, or aver wore, of thoir own great men. ' ones, Stephens, Toombs Dixon, Choate, and othors, who voted for Buchanan, aro very great men with the Democracy juxt now fit for any oflicc within the gift of tho poople. Men, who wero rather "smalt potatoes and fow in hill" as long as they belongod to tho ha tod Whigs, have becomo tho "big guns of tho Democracy somo of thsm alreadv aspiring to Congress, the Sonate, the Cab inoL tho Viro Presidency. This is, and haa long boen, tho policy of the Demo cratie party. Thoy thus hold out a pre mium to treason. This CiimsTUN Hklioiom. 1'he will of tho late lion. John M. Clayton, of Del aware, has been published. Tho first clause of it is as follows : "First I loavo to my friends and rela tives, as woll as to all others who may think my opinion of any value, this testi monial, that the religion taught iu the New Testament is the best that has boon offered for our adoption, both for this world, and for that whloh is to come, and that Jesus Christ was tho true Messiah, and will remain forever the rodoomor and .Sawour of fallon man. Let my humble testimony stand in favor of tho Christian religion I am deeply, thoroughly oonvin cod of iu truth." A bill providing for the construc tion of a wagon-road, to be guarded by troops, from Fort Lourney in Nebraska to Haney Lake Valley, on the borders of t'.ilifornia, has just passod the lower branch of Congress. It will, without doubt pass tho senate, the bill having been agreed upon in Joint Committee. Tho appropri ation (300,000) is said to be sufficient to cover the cost of construction at) all events to satisfy parties in Washington who are ready and waiting for the con struction and we presume the work will ' be speedily begun. It is stated that the Secretary of War propose to end a regiment across the plains this com ing spring to reliove the 4th Infantry, sta tionod in Oregon. Tho announcement that such orders havo been ied will be welcome to all who contem .to removing to California or Oregon, on account of the protection it will insure to emigrants with thoir families and stock. N. T. 7Wo. Thk Simmons Cask. The case of James Summons of Cincinnati, who has been for sevoral years under sentence of death, the decision of which by our Su preme Court was expected this morning, has been postponed till Saturday, owing to the difference of opinion entertaiuod by the Judges. Ohio State Journal. Oy-lt is said that the "Grand Turk" is very averso to the building of a railroad to Constantinople, because it would afford too great a facility for the running off the Sultanas, and thus break up the harems. The Turks are a harem searem race. Proa um Tho ate Ceatfi tka la IS. The bogus Cosvontion, which journed till yesterday at t o'clock esssr performing the tares of "The Swindlisg Twins, or tho way to elect at the appointed time, to elect one ae wae fives out, end universally eved, but really to sjSjjsjftSSj die. The Senate, as to recognise the Illegal assembtags is any manner, and adjourned at noon till this morning. The Hossa asd s lew Democratic Sonators held the But at last the utter folly of their aeeaseto have penetrated thom, and they dismissed tbeir meeting for good and ail. No effort will be made now to elect State fleers, we presume. The Dseseersts give it up in despair, and quit This result is worthy a moment's notice. After contending in tho Boosts, through tbo press, in conversation, and in all forms of controversy, that the Convention weiss elected Fitch and Bright waa a legal as semblage, created by the Constitution, and fully empowered to do all that any Convention may do, thoy now admit that it cannot elect cSSSS Officer t, and in admit ting that admit that it was never for a moment a legal Convention. If the Con vention created, as tbo Democrats main tained, by the Constitution, to legalize the inauguration of .ic Governor, could elect United States Senators, it could elect State officers. 1 here is no more required t. t.iake a "State" than a "lnitsd States" Convention." Neither can exist without the sanction of both lions sa, but if either could exist at all without such sanction, it could exist for one purpose aa wait as the other. It will puaile Democratic log ic, which won't be hard to do, and Dosso- cr.it a impudence, which will be hard to do, to provo that an election of Senators may be legal, and an election of Aefts oflosrs by tho same Convention, may be iliegal. If a convention is necessary for either, why is not the same convention as good for one as the other ? Is there any more requi red to form one than the other ? Wo should like immensely to hoar some as tute young Democratic Senator develops himself, and Ventilat his legal acumen on this point. In admitting that the sham Convention cannot elect State offi cers, they have admitted that it was no Convention, and that the election of son ators was illegal. The admission is direct and inevitable, and we defy its evasion. Come, you blethering Democrats, who vaunted the legality of your "Conven tion," and the validity of your Senatorial election, tako up the gauntlet and defend your abandonment of that Convention ! Prove to the world that you wore fools enough to believe such nonsense as you published, or rasrals enough to assort it without believing Ul Let the United States see what sort of stuff Indiana Dem ocrats are made of, who maintain that a fraud is no fraud half way to the end, asd there admit that it is a fraud, and abandon, it ! A more humiliating confession of in tentional rascality was never made. The Democrats of the Legislature stand be fore the people of Indiana self-confessed, self-oonvicted cheats, who supported a fraud while it could not affect their party, and confess it as soon as its result promise to make trouble. We presume nobody will have any diffi culty in understanding the motive of this extraordinary conduct It is not often that a party is driven to admit openly thst it has practised a fraud, and whon it is, the motive must lie very close to the sarfeee, "Necessity" is the word. It W to be done. There was no alternative but to abandon the "convention", as a fraud, or el ect the new candidates at the haaard of an internal convulsion. The election would put the present incumbents and the now officers in direct collision. The first are entitled to serve "till their sure ore are duly elected mi qualified " Nobody ever beard of a Democrat giving up as of fice while he could bold on to it with hi eyelids, and the idea that say of them would go out to make way for the choice of such a convention, Is simply preposter ous. It ia hard enough to get them out to lot iu a legal successor, and to lot in no succes sor at all, but an usurper, is past all expres sion absurd. Here then was the certainty of trouble. The old officers would resist the new, and the new would havo to get in by virtue of ft Judicial decree, end that, would explode the whole affair, Sena ore and all. And as the new applicant wo'd go right to work at ones, of course a esse would be made for tho Courts In a few days, and a decision would come ia time to help Mr. Fitch out of bis esat This wouldn't do at any price, and so the greet Democratic party abandoned its com tion, aud acknowledged that it had practicing a fraud. : lee urn mi iwe Vsaisssl Seafae BoBmtsvo ta laSlsuaau The Legislature of Indiana yesterday elected Messrs. Bright and Fitch, Demo crats, to the United States Senate the latter for four years, and the former for the full term of six years, commencing est the 4th of March next Despite all tho efforts of the factionists to prevent BB election, a majority of both Houses were presont at the joint meeting, via: twenty six, Senators out of fifty, and sixty-two Representatives out of ono hundred. In the Iowa case, which was decided against Mr. Harlan, a majority of the Son ators were not present and that, in the opinion of the United States Sonftts, viti ated the election. The objection cannot be urged against the United States Sena tors elect from Indiana. Cast JSafseVsr. That last paragraph is aa sdmissiori, clear aud distinct, thatf a majority of either branch of the Legislature was ab sent from the so called convention), the case wouldbo similar to Harlan's, and the election invalid, We hold the Ernqmrm to its admission, and, the party with it Now be it known to that sheet and to ev erybody else, that e majority of IBs AsaeS mpas not prttent. But twenty-'three Jena tors voted, and twenty -sax ia a bare ma jority. What will the Enquirer say to this state of facts? Ws should like to SOB it explain. lna Journal. (ttrThe State Debt of Michigan is$SS0- 000; Illinois, is $18,000,000. Bits. On Sunday the 15th inst, in Brookville, Habt, wife of Joss Caatrmsax, is the oath year or her age.