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THE BELMONT CHRONICLE.
AND FARMERS, MECHANICS, AND MANUFACTURERS' ADVOCATE. MiW SRR1BS.--irOL. 5. NO. 22. ST. CMIRSVIIIE, 01110, FItID.1T, FEBRUARY 25, 1853. VHOLR SO. 802 THE BELMONT CHRONICLE, PCBLISIir.n EVERT FRII1AT M0R!ll0, BY M. J. HOWARD & n. h. cowen. OFFICE ON WEST SIDE OF MARKET ST., lMMKDt ATRI.Y RMtHI MARKET MOUSt. TP.nMS OF SUD8CRIPTION. If paid within Hirer month!, 'jjJJ If paiil attcr tlialliiiic, . . ropers ili-tontinueil only at the option of the editor, while arrearage! arc due. 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POETRY. [Original.] LAY OF THE LONELY. BY LILY MAY. 1 am lonely, I urn lonely, Ahenvy Weight of pain, Unwelcome nnd uncalled for, Comes stealing through my brain; For I cannot keep the thoughts hack That recklessly will flow, And with their wildners ever bring A heavy weight of wo. Heel like one just waking From a wild fevcr'd dream; Which like the flickering lamp light, Leaves but n fitful gleam; For fancy's swift winged pencil A phrenzied "measure keeps; And oround my heart's green tcn-rils, Wild desolation creeps. 1 am lonely, I am lonely, The slightest breath has stirr'd, In my heart, deep thoughts of sadness, No mortal ear hath heard. 1 have no power to quell them, I would not if I could, 8uch themes are followed ever, By feelings pure, and good. My heart was once filled with gladness, I thought it could not boj Life's silver stream would ever bring A bitter draught to me; The surface calm and unruffled, So smoothly did it flow, I knew not of the tumult, That lay conccal'd below. But 1 am lonely, lonely now. Tin fountain has been stirr'd; Not by coldest looks, an action, Or harshly spoken word; But a theme of deepest import, That spurns the heart's control, Hath roused the fires within my breast, And sunk into my soul. But I will not thus be daunted, Itl yield not to dispair; For wc feed the dying embers, To mako a brighter glare; And I never could entirely Believe what 'cr I'm told; For they always run together The gravel and the gold. What tho' my heart is lonely now, .nd feeling's fount o'erlluws; I would not have it coldly turn To flee another's woes; For well 1 know that gentle art. And kind words can refrain The. wild Upheaving! of the heart, And lighten half the pain. Then let mo shun deceitful wiles, And sens, les lolly spurn; 1 care for naught can I but feel Quiescent in return; And all such utter loneliness With heartfelt joys will blend; For calm reflections ever provo A blessing in tho end. Pleasant Valley, Ohio, Feb., 1853. [Original.] Lines on the death of Josephine Palmer. We stood beside thy couch of pain. We saw thy suffering brow; Wc listened to thy words of love We seem to hear them now. They breathed of peace beyond the grave, They spoke of Heaven and love; Thy spirit seemed to feel the bliss Prepared for it above. We saw a smile illume thy brow When death his seal had set, A smile whose heavenly radience we Can ne'er, O ne'er forget. For angel bands were waiting then With quivering wings of love, 'To waft thee to their happy home, Thy home in Heaven above. We think we hear the angel's harp Thrill a loud welcome strain, When thy freed spirit took its flight From this sad world of pain. We hear the welcome of the Lord "Well done inr servant, thou, Thy pain is o'er, thy victory won, Come to my bosom now. Coma where no cares can enter in, Come lo thy homo of rest. Meet with thy loved ones gone before, And be forever blest." How can we mourn thai t-he haB joined Tho white robed -eraph baud! (Jan we not p ut aitfa "Hi- so loved, To dwell in ti.i bright luudf Foi there no lowering clouds can come, And laW no hi nrts are riven; I ii . n i d iniis and songs of love C. C. Loydsville, Feb. 10, 1853. THE WORTH OF HOURS. BY MILNES. Belirvc not thnt your inner eye Can ever in just measure try Tho worth o( hours ns they go by; For every man's weak self, alas! Males him to see them while they pass, As through a dint or tinted glass. But if, with earnest care, you would Mclo out to each its part of good, Trust rather to your after mood. Those surely are not fairly spent. That leave your spirit bowed and bent In sad unrest and ill-content. And more, though free from seeming harm, You rest from toil of mind or nrm, Or slow retire from pleasure's chnrm If then a painful sense como on Ol something wholly lost and gone. Vainly enjoyed, or vainly done Or something from your being's chain Broke off, not to be linked nenin By all mere memory can retain Upon your heart this truth may rise Nothing that altogethe r dies Suffices man's just destinies. So should we lice, that every hour May die as dies the natural flower, A self-reviving thing of power; Thnt every thought and every deed May hold within itself the seed Of future good and future need; Esteeming sorrow, whose employ Is to develop, not destroy, Far better than a barren joy. MISCELLANEOUS. THE "OLD GUARD" AT WATERLOO. The fol low inr; description of tho last charge by tho Old French Guard ut Waterloo, is do rived from a French work entitled "Histoire de la Garde Imperiale, relne par M. Emilc Marco de Saint Hillaro," and is interesting at the present moment. During the day, the artillery of the Gunnd, tinder Drouet, maintained its old renown: and the Guard itself had frequently been used to restore the battle in various parts of the field, and always with success. The English were fast becoming exhausted, and in an hour more would doubtless have been forced into a disastrousdefeat, but for tho timely arrival ol Blucher. But when they saw him with his thirty thousand Prussians approaching, their courage revived, while Nopoleon was filled with amazement. A beaten enemy was about to form a junction with the allies, while Grouchy, who had been sent to keep him in check, was. nowhere to be seen. Alas! what great plans a single inefficient commander can overthrow. In a moment Napoleon saw that he could not sustain the attack of so many fresh troops, if once allowed to form a junction with the allied forces, and ho determined to stake his fate on one bold cast, and endeavor to pierce tho allied centre with a grand charge of tho Old Guard, and thus throw himself between the two armies. For this purpose the Imp rial Guard was called up & divided into 2 im mense columns, which were to meet in the British centre. Those under Reille no sooner entered the lire than it disappeared like mist. The other was placed under Ney, 'the bravest of the brave,' and the order to advance given. Napoleon accompanied them part of the way down the slope, and halting for a moment in a hollow, uddressed them a few words. He told them the battle rested with them, and that he relied on their valor, tried in so many fields. "Vive 1 'Empereur'" answered him with a shout that was heard above the thunder of artillery. The whole continental struggle exhibits no sublimcr spetacle than this last effort of Napoleon to save his sinking Empire. The greatest military energy and skill the world possessed hat! been taxed to the utmost during the day. Thrones were tottering on the turbulent field, nnd the shadows of fugitive kings flitted through the smoke of battle. Bonaparte's star trembled in the zenith now blazing out in its ancient splendor, how suddenly paling before his anxious eye. The intense anxiety with which lie watched advance of that column, und the terrible Buspense he suffered when the smoke of battle wrapped it from sight, and the utter depairof i his great heart when the curtain lifed over a j fugitive army, and the despairing shriek rang out, "The Guard recoils!' "Tho Guard i recoils!" make us for a moment forget all tho i carnage, in sympathy with hid distress. The Old Guurd felt the pressure of the immense responsibility, and resolved not to prove nnworthy of the great trust committed to its care. Nothing could be more imposing than its movement to the assault. It had never recoiled before a human foe, and the allied forces beheld with awe its firm and steady advance to the final charge. For a moment the batteries stopped playing, and the tiring ceased along tho British lines, aa, without the beating of a drum, or a bugle note to cheer their steady courage, they moved in dead silence over tho field. Their tread was like muffled thunder, while the dazzling helmets of the cuirassiors flashed long streams of light behind the dark and terrible mass that swept in one strong wave along. The stern Drouet was there amid his guns, and on every brow was written tho unalterable resolution to conquer or die. r The nexl moment the artillery opened, and the head of that gallent column seemed to sink in the earth. Rank after rank went down, yet they neither stopped nor faltered. Dissolv ing squadrons and whole battalions disappear ing one after another in the destructive fire affected not their steady courage. The rank closed up as before, and each treading ovit his fallen comrado pressed unflinchingly on. The horse which Ney rode fell under him, and scarcely hau he mounted another before it also sank to the earth, and so another and another, till five in succession had been shot under him. Then, with his drawn sabre, ho marched sternly at the head of hi column. In vain did the artillery hurl its storm of iron into that living mass. Up to tho very muzzles they pressed, and driving the ar tillerymen from their pieces, pushed on through the English lines. But just as the victory seemed won, a file of solders, who had laid flat on the ground behind a low ridge ol earth, suddenly rose and poured a volley into ihelr very faces. Another and another followed, till one broad sheet of flame rolled on their bosoms, and in such a fierce and unexpected flow that they staggered back be fore it. Before the Guard had time to rally again and advance, a heavy column of infant ry fell on its left flank in close and deadly volleys, causing it, in its unsettled state, to swerve to the right. At that instant a whole brigade of cavalry thundered on the right flank, and penetrated where cavalry had nev er gone before. That intrepid Guard could have borne up against the unexpected fire from soldiers they did not see, and would have rolled hack the infantry that had boldly charged its left flank; but the cavalry finished the disorder into which they had been momentarily thrown, and broke the shaken ranks before they had time to reform and the eagles of that invinci ble Guard were pushed backward down the slope. It was then that the army, seized with despair, shrieked out, "The Guard recoils! The Guard recoils!'' and turned anil fled in wild dismay. To see the Guard in confusion was a sight they had never before beheld, and i t froze every heart with terror. Still those veterans refused to fly; rallying from their disorder, they formed into two immense squares of eight battalions and turned fiercely on the enemy, and nobly strove to stem the reversed tide of battle. For a long time they stood and lot the can non balls plow through their ranks, disdain ing to turn their backs on the foe. Slichell, at the head of those battnllions, fought like a lion. To every command of the enemy to surrender, he replied, "Tho Guard dies, it nev er surrenders," and with his hist breath be queathing this glorious motto to the Guard, he fell a witness to its truth. Death travers ed those eight battallions with such a rapid footstep that they dwindled away to two very soon, which turned in hopeless daring on the overwhelming numbers that pressed their re tiring footsteps. Last of all but a single battallion, the de bris of the "column of granite" at Marengo, was left. Into this Napoleon Hung himself. Cambronne, its brave commander, saw with terror the Emperor in its frail keeping. Ho was not struggling for victory, he was intent only on showing how the Guards should die. Approaching the Emperor, he cried out, "Re tire! Do you not sec that death has no need of you!" and closing mournfully yet sternly round their expiring eagles, those brave hearts bade Napoleon an eternal adieu, and flinging themselves on tho enemy, were soon piled with the dead at their feet. Many of the officers were seen to destroy themselves rather than survive defeat. Thus, greater in its own defeat than any other corps of men in gaining a victory, the Old Guard passed front the stage and the curtain drop ped upon its strange career. It had fought its last battle. THE NEW EMPRESS. A correspondent of the New York Tribune, who is well posted, gives that, pa per a lengthy and somewhat detailed sketch of the life and career of the new Empress Eugenia, ol France. We transfer a portion of it to our columns, ns there is a very general curiosity to know all about the matter by our very inquisitive people. If this sketch is not a caricature, all will ndmit that two very sin gular sort of geniuses have very strangely met on the throne of one of the greatest and most powerful kingdoms of the earth: For some years the young Countess de Teba or Montijo, who is now about twenty five, has enjoyed at Madrid the reputation of an exceedingly fast woman. Tall, graceful, of statuesque symmetry of person, with lux uriant auburn or rather red hair, a pale com plexion, which has lately stood in need of a little rouge, great electrical eyes of a brown so deep and radiant as to pass for black, rath er long and aristocratic features, a large bul exquisitely sculptured nose, a lovely mouth and teeth of dazzling whiteness, she is ntypc of admirable beauty, which a languid and blase nir hardly diminishes. Endowed with uncommon wit and spirit, she speaks French, English, Italian and German with as much fluency as Spanish. A proficient in exer cises of strength and address, she rides with the boldest, and drives four-iiirhand with the most skillful. At Madrid it was the habit of our heroinf to bid defiance to public: opinion as the whirl mi;ht seize her. She used to appear alon in public, driving her own carriage. Sh( had a separate establishment in her mother'i palace, inviting and receiving company with out consulting her mother, and often refus lug access even to her relatives. Once Jiei mother forced her door, despite the retflon strances of her servant, who protested tha the Countess wuntcd to be alone. To he great amazement, she found that her daugh ter was missing. For twenty-four hours thi young lady did not appear, and when she re turned cooly informed her ufflicted parent who had loudly expressed her fears that then had been an elopement, that she had beei away on an errand r 1 On another occasion, the whim takes ho ' to pay a special compliment to literature, am her carriage stops at tho door oSenor Es : oosura, one of the most prominent of liviiij Spanish authors, who was some years sinci a Minister of the Crown. "Good morning ' my dear sir," was her Bulutation to the as I tonished litterateure; "I have come to break fast with you in order to have a talk on lit eralure und poetry.'' A few weeks later Es I cosura gave a dinner to a number of literar; men, artists, und actors, at which '.lie Count ess was present without her mother or an; other lady as chaperone. She was the lit' of the party, making speeches and givin ; toasts with tile loudest. Aiming tho guest J was a third rate French actor, named Lafei Here, who had great sucrcss in flMrid. He was from the Theater Historique in Paris. She took a fancy to him, and had a long con versation with him. When the time for leav ingaffiMM!, "Well," said the Countess, "mi irrnpBs here, nnd I will take M. Laferfiere to his hotel." The young man was a Kttle abashed at such a courtesy from such a lady; ' but sin? insisted, and they departed together. Mile, de Montijo was also a great sports woman, and very popular, of cou.rc, among the terreadors, or bull-fighters. She was pre-i sent at all the bull-fights in Madrid, where she used to wear the most magnificent cos-i tume of a Maja de Sivilla, something like that of Mile. Soto, in the ballet of the same name at Niblo's, but much more character istic. A very large and high comb at the top of the head, with wreaths of roseB falling! each side, mixed with the hair; a profusion of diamands, necklaces, bracelets and rings; very showy and tight waist, cut low in the neck, and with bare arms; a very short skirt, open-worked stockings with colored embroid ered slippers. When she appeared in the! circus she was saluted by all the terreadors, I and exchanged with them the most cordial' greeting. "To thee, Countess de Teba, I ded-1 irate my love and prowess!" they would ex-1 claim, wafting kisses toward the young lady. "Bravo, Antonio! bravo, Jose! Well fought,! my boys," and other words of the most llbe-l ral approbation, were the answer. In all such scenes there was a considerable display of Spanish frankness, which would have been very shocking to the sense of American j ladies. Like all fast women, our Countess found a . matrimonial establishment difficult to ob-1 tain. Once she courted the Duke of Ossuna, j the richest grandee of Spain, but he declin- : ed the honor. Disappointed in this scheme, I I she recci1. ed the addresses of I young noble 1 ' of Ccst'le, and was nearly engaged to marry j i him. But she could not help flirting at the1 same time; and one, when this young man j was in the drawing room, she went so far in j i j her coquetry with another that the former j j aspirant for her hand seized a chairandthrew I it at her head, saying, with the most appro bious epithets, that he would not marry her for the world. The insult was resented by the last object of her attentions, and two or i three duels were the consequence. The re sult of all these acts of dashing eccentricity, i ' and of these scandals, and of others quite as i notorious, was, that it would have been little less than impossible for Mile, de Montijo to marry a gentleman of her own rank in Spain. For three or four years past, M'lle de Mon- I tijo has been wont to spend the winter in i Paris, where her conduct has been much j more circumspect than at Madrid. Still, she has never gained nn entry into the aristocrat ( ic circles of the Faubourg St. Germain. But she was compensated for this exclusion by the cordiality with which she was received at tho Elysee, and by the profound impression she made upon its master. From the first she inspired Louis Napoleon with an ardent 1 passion, which justified her resolution to be come his wife and share the glories that des- I tiny had in reserve for him. In accordance l with this determination, she steadily rejected i other proposals, without regard to their mag nificence. It was currently reported at Paris a few months ago, that her reply to his pro testations of love had been: "Prince, I am of too good a family to be your mistress," and, if the saying be not exactly true in fact, there is no doubt that it is so la spirit. Lat terly the attentions of the lover have increas ed in zeal, and the position of the lady in his court has been more marked than ever. She was the heroine of every festival; during the recent excursion of the court to Compiegne, j she stood at his head as the bright, particular1 star of the imperial admiration, and there, were not wanting those who predicted her marriage with Napoleon. Still the lover hesitated. He adored, he worshipped, yetj he didn't come up to the mark. But the. Countess wus not discouraged. She is too! skillful an actress to be at fault in such an j emergency. She announced the approaching i departure of herself and her mother for Mad rid. The result was the proposalof marriage, the nppointment of the day, the annunciation to tho Ministers and the world that the Count i ess was to be his wife, and no doubt ere this the lioune of Madrid and the grand daughter of the former U. S. Consul at Malaga has be come Eugenia, Empress of the French. It la said a gipsey one predicted that she would be elevated to a throne, aftdr the fashion of tho famous prediction of the negrcss to Jose phine. It remains to be seen how far the ' future will complete the parallel between the wives ol the two Napoleans. OHIO LEGISLATURE. I The lowur branch of this assembly, has af- f ier a long, a labored, and wo suppose a pro 1 found consultation, concluded by a vote of 69 1 to 13, that 75 cts per thousand ems, was too " much for the publication of their puerile do- - ings in the different county papers ol the I State right, just let us speak one word, and I may be we can relieve you. If wo were to r conscientiously ask ourselves what we really " ought to have, we would say in a mom nt ' nothing, with an advance discount for the " bore upon the people. We would rather pub ' lish them at two cents and a half, a million! than have our conscience etefnally plucking 1 us, and be a thousand times called round the corner in solemn consultation for the future r Yes, we would rather do it. But what we, 1 in our humble judgment, think, is tho worst ' butchering of conscience ever perpetrated, is ' tho curtailing of fees that were already low, 3 that thereby the people would look over your silvery hands, and eventually give you their appropriation. No, you are marked, your " four dollars a day wont do, you stand before " tho ordeal censured; and judgment once fixed ' with the people, is hard to reverse. But wo t forgot, if you will pick out three disinterested - men men of veracity and standing whose f duty it will be to measure the manuscript, put L! it up in packages, marked, (medicine, one - peck, keep dry,) we will agree thenceforth to s publish all such matter at three cents per bun " die, or jeck, as the case may be; we would rather have the honor of doing this, than re reive ten times what it is worth, and not let the people know it. Wc want it particular ly understood that wc support no !nch men, nor never will. We call upon any one member of the Leg islature.to take a scat with us but for mo ment, look us in the face, and sny he is hon est in filching his four dollars a day, while wc are allowed but 60 rents per thousand. O, consistency! verily thou art n jewel, but in the Ohio Legislature thou dwellest not. Uwm My Jrffertonian . THE SCHOOL BILL. This important measure has passed the Se nate, been read twice in the House, and re ferred to the committee of the whole. Much interest is taken in this matter throughout the State, and it will doubtless receive that consideration which its importance demands. It provides that each township in the State shall form but one school district, divided in to as many sub-districts as necessary; that on the second Monday of April there shall be three school directors elected in each sub district, who shall employ teachers, contract tor building school houses, number the schol ars, &c; thatone director from each of these sub-district", together with the township clerk, shall constitute the Board ol Education, who shall be a body Corporate, and be invest ed with the title and care of all school houses and school properly in that township have the control of all central or high schools; create, change and alter the sub districts at pleasure; forward to the county auditor the number of scholars in their township, and have a general charge over the educational interest! of the township; that the county auditor shall forward to the State Auditor an abstract of all school returns from the several townships in his county; that the State Au Jitor shall annually levy and asses two mills upon the dollar, on the grand list of the taxa ble property of tho State, for a State common school fund, which sum, when collected, shall be annually distributed to the several coun ties of the State in proportion to the enume ration of scholars, and be applied exclusively to the support of common schooK The bill also provides for schools for color id children when the number exceeds thirty in any township; for the election, at the town ship elections, of a State Commissioner, who shall perform the duties of State Superintend ent of common school?, and for the establish ment of school libraries by the levying of a tax of oni-tenth of a mill on the dollar. The several acts creating special school districts, md the act for the better regulation of schools in cities, tie., are left untouched by this bill, Such are some of the general features of the bill as it passed the Senate. Its heart its real Mm principle, is the provision for levying a tax of two mills on the dollar for a conv mon school fund. This, as the grand list now stands, would raise very nearly one million of dollars a little over one dollar per annum for each person in the State between five and twenty-one years of age, and not much, il unv, exceeding the amount now raised in va rious ways for the support of schools. If an sfficient common school system is to be sup ported at all, it cannot be done for a less sum than here proposed. The question is one of school system or no school system, and be tween these alternatives no patriot will pause to choose. Society has the same right U; take measures to preserve its continued well being as an individual has, and the most effi cient, if not the only measure to accompli.sh this object, will be to secure the proper culti ration of the intellectual and moral natures of those who will soon form both its body and soul. Such a result, we believe, will be pro duced by the system contemplated by the bill now before the House, and we therefore hope it will become a law. O. S. Journal. We have been much amused in reading Gray's opinion of Bennett and Sanpers. The Plain Dealer plainly desires to poke a little fun at them. Read the following, and then sh it your eyes and reflect that the Dem ocratic Review declares that the New York Herald is the organ of the Democratic party! What a compliment to be led by such a pa per! But read the Plain Dealer: George N. Sanpers and James Gordon Bennett. The editor of the Democratic Review and the editor of the New York Her ald are the most extraordinary men in thi: country, if not in the world, and this fact wc gather from the sayings of the gentlemar themselves. The last Review contains a life like por trait of Bennett, with a graphic history o the man by Sanders, and we hardly know which to admire most, Bennett or his hi ographcr. After paving the way for the introduetioi of his hM&jty writing down the Washing ton UniorMS a f"sty and old foSv orS ay: P "How different from nil this is the New York Herald! Never hesitating at a new idea till the vanguard has carried the out posts of the opposite party and success is prob able never clinging to an old and brokei squad of ideas after they have once bcei thoroughly beaten it is original without be in" fanatic, liberal but not anarchic, conser vative generally but never irreclaimably des potic. Its editor seems to know better thai any man the theory of "in tn:dio tutitimu UiU," or "the middle of the road is no ditch.' Mr. B. is always "safe." Other papers ma) live upon the public breast, Mr. Bennett ii wholly indebted for his wealth and power ti himself and his resources. He may be justl; considered the publicist general of the nail body of the Democratic party, tor the Herali is virtually the organ of that party, and mor perceptive aid mure powerful as an orgai than anv in the world. It has its errors be yund doubt bt Compared with the Londoi Times it is immaculate; compared with its co temporary ,'tflt Tribune, it is white, it is mor ii is genial, erratic like a kitten or a widow bul never malicious and always gracelul. It style has the raciner-.s, freshness and ',g,r a necesary to make possible '.eaillng of th n' ?.'.ng uewspapcr ',(GrUli and may t considered a hybrid, betwen attic wit Ifld baaement slang whanging. " So much for Sindcrs on Bennett. Now hear Bennett on Sanders. In Concluding a long review of the Iteview. he thus Condense! his impressions and MMCeptibililiei into the following brief paragraphs: " But our patience, our endurance, and our charity are here exhausted. We eloe hf bot k and cross otirielvei, orjturn back to the geniel and welor rue face ol .Mr. Bennett, to exercise the evil spirits we have had nronrel us. We feel, after skimming vcr the two hundred pages nf this rabid democracy, ns if awakened from some horrible dream, beset a' every step with Jecobiftfl and scenes of blood and guillotines in full phy.&.'catinibi! feasts.' ond savage HMfatlffreai, glowering in the darkness, bearded to the waist and arm' ' to the teeth, waiting but the signal for downright murder." For real talent nnd versatility of the mot undoubted gen:u, Bennett and S ince s are unrivaled, and their perir.dicili are tiie HWal amusing, rabid nnd instructive of any publish in this or the old world. LAWS OF OHIO. Published by Authority. AN ACT To fix and provide f.'r ;le terms of the fis'n ' C- - to the Third Circuit. hlng i ..; mi Fifth and Seventh Common Pleat DUtrictsofOhto. Sr:. 1. H m-irUd bf t!.r (', wj1 AtHtlti'Jy r? Hie .V' ale of OMe, That the terms nf tha LMstricl C-:irt litan In, hoM. n in the ibvi ral counties 'tic tine the Fifth and Beventh Con mon Fkai 1 litricu of Ohio, as f nwWi In the county tff Washington, on the fanrteentli dov of April. In thu county of Meiga, in the twonthth day of ' Aorll. In tli oMtntv of Oallia, on the iwan ty-secood day of April. In t county of Lawrence, on the iwcnty.fil dav of April. In the Bounty of Sal rto, 0:1 tha rvm'v teveath lay of April In th- eien'v nf Adam. rtn the eon 1 1 ay " i,ay. In ill'; coun' ol Brown, on '.lie l!:tli da'- ul May. In the county of Clermont, oa the eleventh doy of May. In the county Df Highland, on UK aightei nth dav 01 Hay. In lbs coanty of -Fayette, en the twenty-first day of May. In the county of Perry, en the first day r.f Septi :-i -bcr. In t'.ic county of 'FairficM, on :1k fif'u day o! p tcmber. In the county of Hoclvinj, on the ninth day of .-' p tembcr. I In ti,'.- county of Alliens, 0:1 tha twelfth day ol a p tcmlx.r. 1 In tho county of Vinton, on the wortetntb day of Ssptenilnr. I In the county of Jackson, on the sixteenth day ol Se ptembtr. In the county of Pike, on the nineteenth day ol September. In the county of Ross, on the twenty-first day of Sopfnibcr. In the county of Pickaway, on the twenty-Sixth ' dav ol rfeptember. In the county of Franklin, on the IWenty.ninth . dav of e ptcmbBT. ! "In ilit county of Madison, t.r. the fourth dnv of ( le I toiler. I Stc. 2- If from any cause, a fit!'" to bold tV I preeeribed terms nt tbe District court in any 01 the ioreffoing countirs should occur, it shall lie the duty of lite Judges ofthe District court, on aivlnn thirty ' days previous notice in such county, to ho) ; a pp rial term of the District eourt in luch county, with in 1 he same veer, to dispose m" the business pen lingt and should important busineai artaa In the District I court, in any of said counties, which cannot b-ei-posed of at the stated term ot tlie court for wanl "i I time. It shall be lawful for tbeJu Igi n -jf the DUtri -t epurt, to hold a special term of U11 Diiril euurtle such OOUnty, at such time, as they shall di lei aiin "'i riving 30dayi previous notice tin reol in the c iiniy. Bee 3. Shoui l any day nam I ben in l t lbs holding of the eaid District court full upm Sunday, aid noun shall conmieii'- an I h,i holm .1 an the n X'. JAMES C. JOHNSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives. WILLIAM MEDILL, WILLIAM MEDILL, President of the Senate. February 9, 1853. AN ACT To Hi and provide for the lame ol tii eourt if Com ', mon Pleas in the several eountii ol the second 1 Judicial District of (bio. Sre I, l)r it enm ir t hi the 0MMvel .tx.-ia:''v thr Stnh of Hhii; That the term of lbs eourt ol Common Pit as shall lie hold, n in th . ers.l eoun ties 01 the second judicial district ol ohi us follows FIRST SUBDIVISION. In the eonnty or Butler on we lourtn inesoav 01 I F. brnary, I he Bret Tuesday of Aujj.-t and lb t.iir.i I Tuesday of Ortober. , , . In the county of Darke on the fimrth T uesday "I March, the last Tueeduy of August and :!! third Tuesday of November In the county ol Pri b!e on '.ie- sMiid 1 11 -liy n: April, the third Tin ay 01 September and tbe lirii Tuesday of December. SECOND SUBDIVISION. Sec. 2- In th county of Miami on the fir-' Tusday of March, the third Monday of August au I ' the flret Monday of November. In the county of Champaign on tho sec nrl 1 Monday of .March, the litsi Monday of August, and the fourth Monday nf October, In the county of Montgomery on the nrsi 'I m sday ' of Aptihthe left Tuesday of August and ilu lonn Tuc.-dtiv ol Novi tnbi r. THIRD SUBDIVISION. r Sec. 3. In the Bounty of Clark on tli" CvUftl Monday of April, the third Monday of July and the third Monday of October. In county o Grosua on tbe third Tueedayol March, the lost Tuesday 01 August and the fu.-t Tue.-duv of November. 1 In the county ol Clinton nn the last I UeodSV Ol . March, lb thud Tausy of August and Uia third Tu-id'y of November. , , ! I n ihe county "i Wurrcnnnthe eneond Tuesday of April, the last Tuesday of August and the last . Tuesday ol . November. Sec. 1. That whenever we stntn o. nnelneai re- ' quire it, or when ii may beci-n 1 necessary fniMI ar.y . other t'O'! cause, UwJudgl ul cith r ol s:ii I Courts of Common Pleas may appoint and bold an i i ' HO " ed term lor the purpose ot eompleting tlw business ol 1 any regular term, notice thereof having first been , entered upon the journals of the opt at tha regular term at which such adjourned ,seeioii shall - p " pointed, and each of Btwh Judgee shall also hav power to hold a speeial term ol court within ami I it anv county ia hi proper huIkiivi-mii wll :i lbs lam " shall be necessary for the transaction of . ilh -r buy 1 Chancery or Criminal business, and when he s.ia,l r determine to nppomt such rsp-cial term lie shall , issuohis written order to the Clerk ofthe proper coun ty, inedfylng therein the time at which 1uc.i1 speeial ' term shall beeiu and the object tor which ihe same i shall be called, such older shall he issue-1 to tin Clerk at least three weeks prior 10 the time filed foi ' the commencement of such special term, who shall r forthwith cause the stone to be published In unit newspaper of the county, nnd shall also post up ir , ins ollice a notice thereof, and (hall proceed tU per ' form such diuies bb mny be neeettary in view 0 ; such special term, and the nature nnd character ol the liui-incss to be transacted, ami all business dotu at such special or adjourned term snali be a. valid ai - If transacted at a regular tera provided 1 jr by tin JAMES C. JOHNSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives. WILLIAM MEDILL, WILLIAM MEDILL, President of the Senate. February 9, 1853. AN ACT o To provide fur tho orgauixaiwn 01 1.1c ueeaww 8 timf.' 1 If 111 frJ if 0 Qeutrml A,-iwtl) a c las Sum ftste, That tounedlately urevioue hi an reziilnr. adjourned, or railed es ion of tho fleneral Assembly, H Shall hn the dsivof iho Secretary of late In cause the ItalU in which the Henate and House ol Kepresentatlves iraeajMCted to hold thoir spsri -n. to lw soil ibiy pfereiiwl I r that purpose. Sec. Sf, Thai th- rertifieate ol election, from the Clerk of the n urt ol Common Fiens, ot the prosier Odiinfy, shell be held end errnsflercd as prima facia evlden 1 ti.e right to membership of the person enftifi.fd therein, lbhoelectd for all purposes of or gani'ati .11 ';l 1 iii r I riri'-li "f i!ie 1 ienernl Aasernhty. Hac. ;s. Thet at tho hour of ten o'clock. A. !Vf., on the Hay spfioiniH f,- t!i convening of any regu- r 1 s;i .11 ot the ( ii-n rnl AreemWy, tlw Ftetdoent of I the Senate, or in ease of Kii absence or innbility, ihentheold atmemnernri tentaho.ll take the chair I and eall tbe nw mh 1 !. rl to order, and shall ippntnt I I em tv mi mbarsa 1 I ik pro tern 1 the President, j r chairmen, shall thi n call ovi r the Seneiojril Dia- trfet m their order, nnd as the eame are called tho persons elninalng in U-1 .i'i th shall pr'-sent their certificates and lake an oath or afliroiation lo sup I port the ConMltntton of tin United States, and of 1 (!, Ktate of 1 i 10. ami tkn no oath of office, which may I a i-t n-l l.y li.e Prnudent of thettenaie, I or l.v any p-rsoi audio-ireo to ndniinstcr oathe. , Sec. Thnt alter die m mWseleet shall have I taken 1 a o'ivi of office, or affirmation af'wesnid, if I ife re stir. 1. ! ii ,: nn pn si nt, Ihe Senate shall proceed to the eleathm of Clerk, an I a first and second sssistenti a Bergeent.eMrnae. a first and , aocond a-1 stent, and th- h ctinn shall lie in the or. .' r a . ab ,v st tied in this e "i n, end h"ll be by a viva Voce vote. I Sen. S. TneClerktand Seent.af-nrms shall ; !i dd tlif ir odses fir and during in version at which : ill y are eh cted, but rrnv las dfsehofged by a resolu i ti iti 11" tiie H -ne'e- !ie Clerks a-id .sergeants-it-arms. I shall enntrwl nnd direct MS awl-tame in thtir ru- -; etlvs dr part.'n' at.. 1 -:: 6. At the sun lime that is provided fir I tl .!!. latitat c I il to oid r, It shall he tki duty ol Si retnry m Stele, und in ense of his absence or Ini liillty, then the An hi r ofSiote, in the Hal! of Me (! :-. caff Itepresenlatives, 10 eall the persona eleet to that body to order, end appoint from thoso j elect a Clerk pro lean the several counties of tho State and distriets shall toon be called over by ihe chalrmanin alphabetical order, and ns tho counties ol members elect ere called, Ibey shall present their c rtific itesi end take an 01 tb or affirmation to tap I port the Comiiuition of the United tfta'es, and of the .ta'.- of 1 lid 1. and aleoan oath of office, ; So soon t.& ti''. tic- members elect present ' anell gave taki n t:,..- oath or affirmation aforeeaid, if th ro shall be a quorum, lbcyehell proceed to the t ccllon of a iker, a Clerk & two n-eistante, Srrgtsnt.at.arms nnd two assistants! and no ad dlnonal tffic u ;:,:.!! be elected or epnointed in I tdlburbranchof tha Qeocral Assembly flttrfng the first two w eksof these -ion. an 1 none after that lime un .- upon appllcati .1 of i-i:h-r the Clerk or - .: '-.MM--, in which they ehall suite the ad diflonal number they deem necessary and if cither branch shall pasi 1 resolution that such additional , Clerk o" Clerks, or Sere i intat.ermi W necessary, thensuch bra ch,pae!ng such resolution, may pro- ened to I e ,1 of such additional Clerk or , C arks, fnreaot or S--rj aQIa-at-arms. . -. l.rtiV Crk a:-.! .-ean's-at-arms shall take nn oath to euppii t!ci (.'on-tirurion of ; ihe L'ui'i d States and of tho State of Onto, and that they will faithfully Mi l diligently discharge tha 1 dh'ife re quifed of i;i m in their respective offices. ' . That the Clerk and Sergeant.at.tnw of the House ol Ii ntativei shall hold li -ir office , lor ii..- same time, and li removed l.t like manner as i- provided for ike same riffioes, in the Senate, j ft.c. 10. The Presldeiit ofthe Senate shall p- t'-iiit three maseenger but -, and tbe atdpeaker of tha House ;-. who shall serve during tie seaetonof the I General Asetmbly, Unless iujn -r iILtiiurged lor : cae-e. 1 Sec 11. That In all elections for officers of eltn I er branch rft the Oenernl Aanembly, a majority of j all tbe votes given shall he necessary to n choice. : lint In ease no choice shall hava been ma le on or 1, ifora iIim o nth vote, then after thai the pars n hir ing the bigheat nmnber of vic, shall be deuiorcd to j bednly elected. Stc. 1. That Whenever at tho cammnccment , or during a regular, adjourned or cal'td session ! of tho General Assembly, upon a cull ofei'her House it i-!i dl be found tint noq lornm of memttera Is present, or IT any member or members shall be fouu I absent upon anv s'tcli eall, tin members pre ! sent shall bo autborixel to direct the Srgeint-at armi, or if tbete shall !e no Bergwnt.at.afmi of ! such House, then any 'i r person, to coropal the attendance ot any or all absent iosi provi led, t:iat if t.se IIoue refife to excuse s jc'i absentee, hi shall not be entltwd to anyperdi nt luring snob alwence, and w.'. be liable for the 1 v n incurred in pro curing I ij ntiendance, all it which shall !e deduct e 1 oui of ii? c rtl&cate for the compensation of such JAMES C. JOHNSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives. WILLIAM MEDILL, President of the Senate. President of the Senate. February 9, 1853. AN ACT To Regulate Railroad Mortgages. 1. fie il mici I In Hit trtaenu .Ufrmy of I O10 Slat of dh o. That in all eesea where Mif rail , road eonipanv organ! d, or hereafter to lie orsaniz . cd. under anv law of thi 1 State, "r earning any p al and personal retain therein, which baa by virture of . any special provisions to itecharter, of tha not "re . gma ting railroads,'' paaeed February 1!. 1848, er of ibe act "10 provide tor ill" creation an 1 regulation ol incorporated companise in the Bute ofo.iij," paesed .'lav 1. I8W, Mtb arlty 10 b rr.w money, and to . tore ihe paym -nt ft re if, to pie Ige the pro:icrty and income 01 such company, every suc'a compsny m ly execute a deed of m srtgsita. or ither instrument in writUng, 1 r tbe purp 1--- of securing tha payment cl the loan oi in m ly so ml le, or the 11 .ecs.bmds.or other etri kmcMol i 1 lehta Iness thai may luso iasue I by sal I company therefor, whieh sai I mortgage may include tbe poraoual aa well aa tha real property of sal 1 company. i Bsc, -i. That In all eases where a mortgage his , been or may hereafter t' execute! upon any portion of the personal and real property of any railroad i company within tiiii State by the proper oilicere of toe same, to iceura df payment 01 any loans of motey, oradvanc 9 .d mate loll or labor made to aest company, U shall lie bekl 10 bm luffiafent ro . oord "f in- .--i nc. 11 have the same recorded in the ! t.Ci'i' of the Recorder of Deeds, in each of tha 0 mntii s in which said real or personal propMtg 1 liny Ii - situalnl or employed, nnd -aid mortgage so I recorded, sh ill lie bebi 1 1 be a gooil nn 1 substantial I II in from tiie deteof tic r.-c.c.l of the s nun in each county where the same is recorded, as well upon ihj, nunal. ns t ie real unrartv of Slid CJU1P mv. JAMES C. JOHNSON, JAMES C. JOHNSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives. WILLIAM MEDILL, President of the Senate. February 9, 1853. AN ACT Sop ilemmtary ti 1' act entttleu "An ict iot tne enoo ira men) of A ; iculture," p Sated February I gst, 8tti I Pre. 1. Jl fl mi' naj ty lie Genera' .ttviaVy of Ms Stent 0 Ohio, Thai all Bounty agricultural eo eiiies which have been, or may here after be nran ; ised under ihe act 10 which tan IsrappteineaMl, ba I and the aauu are berebv deelerd biliss oorpersM j sod politic, an 1 ss-rh sh.nl be eap-jio 01 s-lng ! an I being sui d, an I eeaabii of nodding in lee flm I pie au II ri-n! . state in iney nnv hive heretofore, or ehall hereafter purebase aa si'.cj whereon to holl J their fairs. Si . -'. Thai all deiK eonvsyaneea ana othr lagieoMjentsia writing male t.i and by such county agricultural societies Mr th'.' purchase ol rcsl estate ..,1 whereon I hold their fairs, shall Iw eood nn I valid in law an 1 1 iuity, and shall vesta title in h e simple in wirh sollstste to said ruul estate without words of Uineritanoe, Sr.c. 3. In all coses where suoh county sgriomttpai ' societies shnll have heretofore purcheesO or shall hereafter purcbaae real estate as sites whereon to ' hold their 'airs, the County Commissioners ot mien oounties niav. ii th"y think it fir the interest ol tho counties and socle t ion, pay OUI oi the county treasu I , ries of such counties Hi" saimi amount of money, I fir the, purpo-e ol the purohaee and improvement ot 1 ucb .dies, m s'iiH have been c shall kereaAer he ; ,,-it by sui I ngrlouiiuml societies or individuals lor such purpose, , I,, Stc A In all Mere where agricultural societioa shall t '.lis-, v. I or a 1 t. exist in any omnty vvhf.ro paym at- have b . n made I .r real estate, or lanwveVnw "pan such real eetatn, far fas use o MTWriculturil eoeieiy, tic all sue;, real esiate and hnprovement! shall v. ,t in lee simple to the county I ....l, nl , lu.nts. JAMES C. JOHNSON, Speaker of the House of Representatives. WILLIAM MEDILL, President of the Senate. February 15, 1853.