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W.C. GOULD. Kditr. EATON, CJIAHCll 1, 1855. UovernoT, William ItlcdiH. ".Xieutenarit trovernor, .' James Myers. ' Supreme Judge, Ml. B. Warden. Auditor, "HV. D. morgan. Treasurer, John G. Breslln. Secretary of State, William Trevitt. Attorney General, George W. McCook. Board of Public Works, James B. Stcedman. Look Here! Everybody! We expect to distribute the Gifts in our En terprise on the Seventh of March, about three weeks from this time. All therefore who wish cheap paper will have to come in quickly We hope those persons who have names and ttuney on hand will semi it in immediately, and if they have any ticket! left, dispose of them as soon as possible. No time to loose now. Our old tubtcribert, in Town and vi cinity, may obtain Tickets by calling at our Office. We shall be glad to have the names of all our old subscribers upon the Gift Enter prise list. Let them come in without delay. "Godit's Lady's Book" for March is upon -out table, superbly embellished and contain , ing one hundred pages. This is the most de sirable and useful Book for ladies in Ameiica and should be patronized by all the fair ones. Its Fashion plates, Patterns, tfc. in one num ber is worth the subscription price one year. Terms (3 per annum. Two copies for S5. -L. A. Godkt, publisher, Philadelphia. JTWe see it stated that, G. Swan, Esq. President of the State Bank of Ohio, in con sequence of ill-health, has resigned. The va- cancy will be filled at the next meeting of the Board of Control. If we bad anything to say or do in Banking operations, we should like to see selected for the place vacated by Mr. S. Jonathan Harshman, Esq. President of our Branch. He is a shrewd, keen business man, of much practical experituce, and well calcu lated by nature, education and habits to till such a post, with honor to himself and satis faction to those concerned. " utrOur friend Van Dkusen, fearing that we might not have had an opportunity of perusing the Indiana Liquor Law, brought us a copy in pamphlet form neatly bound anil convenient for reference.' He will please see us hot in baud making our best bow, and we ahant say any thing more about "rail road acquaintances," "fast women," etc., for a long lime. - (Tjrlt appears that the reason why a large number of the American Reform members of the Pennsylvania Legislature withdrew from he caucus and refused to vote for Cameron, for U. S. Senator, was that a half dozen Dem ocrats outside of the order came into the cau cus and were allowed to vote for a Senatorial candidate. (CTLate accounts from Mexico represent "thai Santa Anna is daily becoming more un popular. His funds are exhausted, and his treasury bankrupt, an J it is expected that he will not be able to sustain himsel f much longer. UT Op the 22d ult, Adam Miller, the Know Nothing Clerk of Montgomery county, parraded the streets of Dayton, beating the Drum for a Company composed of Germans. We learn by letter that he was remonstrated with, and replied by saying that, "I will do as I d d please." Adam's patriotism run away with his prudence, some of bis friends imagined. Some of the knowing ones said that Adam was drumming up votes, and that he knew what he was about. BTThe Mansfield Herald says that a citizen of that place has been imprisoned for refusing -to testify in court, in regard to the contents of a telegraphic dispatch which passed through Ibis hinds. CTTbey whose -lives are Ihe most spotlessly pure, generally suffer most by the foul tongue of slander. - O-WVteard it said of late that J. R. Hua mll, of Hamilton, whouWto deal in Liq uors, etc. has come under the "New Consti tution" and turned bis Liquor establishment into a China.Glassware and Queensvrare store. If you want anything nice give him a call. Cheap and good, warranted. UTln relation to Green, the Chicago mur derer, who lately committed suicide in jail, the Journal says that his property is estin.ated at from 830,000 to 840,':00. He willed it to his youngest son, about six years of age Should be die intestate, by the will, it then goes to the Young Men's Association and the Freemen's Benevolent Association of Chicago. The relatives will attempt to have the will set a.ide on the ground of insanity. CTThe Rhode Island House of Representa tives has adopted a resolution authorizing the Governor to present to Commodore Perry, a service of plate, suitably inscribed, as tes timonial of the high appreciation by his na tive State of tbe great and important service he has rendered to the cause of civilization and commerce, in tbe opening of the porta of Japan. tTNow that our readers have learned the ews by tbe Pacific, they would do well to "poet up" in matters nearer home. We would inform them that Ball, No. 10 Fifth treet, to still engaged in taking pictures at his splendid Gallery, at unusually low pri ces. We advise visit to his establishment. be for Temperance. We give place by request, to a lengthy ar hide from the Richmond (Ind.) Pulladium, rel ative to the action of the ladies of Centreville, upon the Liquor question. We are opposed to mob law in all its forms, but.if we remember rightly, the cause of the out-break in Centre ville,was produced by some fiend in human shape, furnishing liquor to a poor, degraded devotee of Bacchus, despite the tears, and en tree tits of hia wife and family, and the re monstrance of friends, until death closed the scene, and we now say, in cases similar, when men cease to be men, and beoome devils, they should not only have the heads of their whisky barrels knocked in, but their cicn should share a similar fate We are at a loss to divine the motive Tempera nee ladies had in requesting the pub lication of the -article alluded to, kere, unless it might be, indeed, with a view of exciting some of the more fanatical and "strong minded" of our town, to acta of lawlessness and vi olence. We are happy to believe, however. that the women of Eaton, have too much good sense and prudence to engage in any such acts. We have in Ohio, a law stringent in its provisions, upon the Liquor traffic, and if that is not sufficient to protect community, mohoc- racy will most certainly fail. The ladies of Mount f leasant, Hamilton county, a short time since, got the "deil in them" and made a descent upon sundry whisky estsblishments and demolished them according to the most approved plan in Judge Lynch's code. We have no fears of any such occurrences in Eaton, although, ifaome or the heads of those barrels from which is retailed amalgamated ether and whiskey, at ten cents per quart, was knocked in, few would regret it I When men sell whisky Fomran that it makes those who drink it steal, or abuse their families, the law most applicable to a speedy discontinuance of the business should be enforced. Some Tem perance men, however, are mighty brave be hind fortifications of Calico, and ladies gener ally, being generous, kind, sympathetic and impulsive, these gentlemen use every means to incite all the active principles of humanity, and then prudence, moderation and judgment flee away and overt aclnpf lawlessness antiMt- violence are the consequents. Every good citizen must deprecate all acts of mobocracy, and everything calculated to foster such spirit, and of the two evils, it is hard to tell which is the most to be dreaded. It miffht truly be said, however, that the "remedy is worse than the disease !" If the laws, when rigidly enforced, are insufficient to protect community, Men, and not until 7en, might it be proper to seek in violence that redress which is withheld by law. We know the Liquor business, is a source of profit, and that is me reason sjien enng to it with so much te- nacily.bul we are glad to believe that t here is no one engoged in the business in eup town, who would not willingly give it up, if his stock was purchased aleost we arcnot authorized tosay so. pmtitt'y, but from our knowledge of the men, we are inJuced so to believe, so thst the business may be stopped, without resort to violence, and thereby much ill-feeling and ac rimony prevented. We regard tbe present law as unjust in some of its provisions, bnt it is the best we have now, or, can for some time to come, and it should be administered and ex ecuted with firmness tempered by mercy. We have no sympathy for those fellows in Mount Pleasant, who losl their whisky, but we can offer no word of justification for the means whureby it was offered down sacrifice! If it was as mean as that stuff generally kept in small pieces, and large ones too, sometimes, it should have been offered a sacrifice to tbe devil long before it was, as well as all of a similar character, We are in favor of Total Abstinence, and although toe indulge in a little of the " critter " occasionally, by way of med icine, yet, we are willing to itop off thort, and go the whole figure for Prohibition, for the public good. But, what's Die use of talking f Read 'he article from the Palladium, and if the tfaii gets into you, and you've a notion to knock-in whisky barrel heads and whisky-sel ler's heads too, and think there's no hereafter, all we've got to say is, go it pettieoati ! a PAllof the Railroad Companies in Indiana have given free passes to the members of the Legislature. Is not thia reviving the "dead head'' system in its most objectionable form t Ball's Panorama. There is every prospect that this splendid work of art will be ready for exhibition in a short lime. It will be a correct representation of the principle cities of America; also, of Af rica and Cuba. It is of vast extent, and will excel anything in the shape of a panorama 'hat has ever been exhibited in this country. BTA telegraphic dispatch from Washington dated Feb. 20, says: "The Senate went into executive session to-day. The nomination of Hiram V. Wilson Judge of the Northern Districts, and H. H. Robinson, as Marshal, and J. Jewctt, as Dis trict Attorney for tl.e Southern District of Ohio, was unanimously confirmed." The New District Judge. The Cleveland Herald speaks in favorable terms of Hirum V. Wilson, the newlv appoint- ed District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio. It says: "For twenty years Mr. W. has been in thj active and successful practice of law in this city; to be sure,; he is an ardent politician, first of all the members of the party who were aspirants for the place as far as we know who those aspirants were we prefer Mr, Wil son as being the least rabid and ultra. A gentleman of generous impulses, ready to ad vance by his influence, services and moaev, every educational or other project for the public good, emphatically a man who seeks to build up rather than tear down, we cannot but congratulate the district upon the appoint ment so long as the appointmentmust of course given to the administration party, from a long and personal acquaintance with Mr. Wilson, we believe that he will rise above any parly influences and scorn to pander to any political prejudices. (Q-We have been frequently asked if our 'old tubtcribert could have the benefit of a Ticket in our Gift Enterprise." We answer now, for all, that, we want every old subscri ber, to send us one dollar, and get a receipt tbe paper one year, and a Ticket Those wno fsil to improve Ihe opportunity, must blame themselves. The time for the distri bution will soon be here, and those who want Tickets must come soon. - The Way Kissane Was Arrested. Van Brunt said, "Why, this is Mr. Kis- We find the fallowing in the Buffalo Courier, in relation to Kissane's capture. It says : 'Now for the incidents which led tp the capture: Uit Monday of last meek, a ma a named William Sparrow, Welahman, living about seven miles east of Williamsville, on his way hither stopped st Williamsville. ami, while there, passed three $20 bills of the In ternational Bank of this eity, that had been cut aod alteied, it having bees discovered that some adroit rogue bad to cut and pasted the bills together, as that ten of them were manufactured into eleven, and, unless closely vruiinized, the fraud would in most cases evcape observation. The persons to whom Sparrow passed the bills were Messrs. Zent, I'estow, and John Kocb, who detected the fraud. They immediately started for Buffalo, in company with officer Prentiss, in hope' of arresting Dparrow, though not very sanguine of success. They had paid no particular at tention te his apparel, aid were far from cer tain of being able to identify him. Ou the way Ibey stopped several persons, charging each with being the man, and finally did meet Sparrow and arrested him. He had been to the International Bank, nd obtained twenty-six (20 bills, out of which his friend Kis sane would make twenty-eight. He waa brought back, to the city and taken to the res idence of Mr. Coit, caahier of the bank, and thence to jail, a person being sent along to "pump" him, if possible, which was done with success. Prentiss started at once for Sparrow's house, where they found Kissane, armed wun a revolver, and Bowie-knife, ar rested him, and brought him to the jail in this city. On Thursday. Prentiss went to the jail for the purpose of seeing what he could get out of Sparrow, who was not apparently indis posed to divulge. After some talk, Prentiss started again (or Sparrow's, and af'.er consid erable talking and coaxing, finally succeeded m ootiinine Horn Sparrow's wife a package, which, on being opened, was found to con tain 86,500 of the missing bills of the Chem ical Bank. On Saturday, the teller of the Bank. Mr. Parson's, was here, identified the money and took it back :o New York, leas 8650, which was paid to Y rentiss as his reward." "Another Incident. Ob Saturday, as Mr Ooit was going to the jail, be called at the American, and happened to see a gentleman irom New York, a Mr. Van Brant, who, it was said, was one of the "down town firm' alluded to at Ihe commencement of this arli cle. Mr. Coit asked him if he would not like to visit tbe jail and see the Mr. Lynch in whose possession the Chemical Bank money was found. Assenting, they went over, and on being confronted with Monsieur "Lvnch, sane" Q-reditnble as was the arrest to officer Prentiss, it is but justice to add that equal praise is due lo Messrs. Zent, Bestow, and Koch, for the prcmpt and zealous assistance they rendered, and without which tbe culprit oiigni nave oeen still at large." From the Palladium. tTln accordance with a call of the ladies of Centerville.a large concourse of persons assem bled at the M. E. Church, on the evening of rnuay, reoruary i, ibbo. V Uponmolionof Mrs. Harriet Woods, Mrs. Deborah R. Adams, was called to the Chair, and Mrs. Jane H. McCord appointed Secretary. By request of the Chairman, Rev. F. G. Black offered prayer. The chairman then announced the object of me meeting to oe tne hearing of the report of committee previously appointed to visit all those in Cenierville, who were emrased in selling intoxicating liquors, and request them to uesisr irom tneir business, uhrreupon Mrs. Sarah Williams offered the following retort : The committee appointed lo draft a nelilion and obtain the signatures of the ladies of Cen terville and vicinity, and topreKnt the same to the merchants, grocers and druggists.and to ooiain tneir answers, would present the fol lowing report: The committee met and agreed upon a peti tion, which was circulated and 313 signatures were obtained. The following are the petition and names: Centerville, January 27, 18 5. The circumstances which have compelled us to appear before you ore both extraordinary and peculiar, while we feel a common inter est in maintaining and perpetuating every le gitimate branch of business in our community we, at the same time declare our intention and pledge our united services to the DIS COURAGEMENT arid DESTRUCTION of every branch of business which, overlooking the moral and social condition of society, seeks to intrench itself in the pavilion of its own selfishness, regardless of the moral and social interests of community. Such is the character of your business so far as it has any connection with ihe vending of intoxicating drinks. We do therefore, as the wives moth ers and sis'ers of this community, ask you, respectively, lo abandon at once and FOR EVER, the unholy business of selling or giv ing to our husbands, sons, brothers, or the wayfaring man, anything that can intoxicate. We wish, in fine, tosay to you in unmit tokable terms, that we want you to abandon the liquor ffaffie. We feel that we are suf ferers by your trade, and therefore have a right to ask this redress. We ask it earneitlv tincerelf, and with determination, and we will wait forty-eight hours for your answer. Signed by 313 ladies, We reeret our inability to insert the names. We have not capital lettersout of use to do so. To tn is petition we received the following replies: Cc.NTERVlLLB, Feb. 1st, 1855, We, the undersigned merchants, grocers druggists and citizens of Centemiie. do here by agree and pledge our selves to the ladies of tenterville ond vicinity, that we will not keep, or sell, or give away any intoxicating iquors 10 any of our customers, friends, or any individual whatever. Henry Garthwait, King 4 McMoechan, Wm. L.Wilkinson,, J. Druley, J. C, Hays, Wm. C. Bnnta, Jack A- Baker, F. V. Snider tc Co., Elmer &. Jones, Elijah R. Harvev, Emmerson dr. M'Whinney, Isaac Burbank, L. wolller, Andrew Keed, Thomas Gaston, Wm. C.Harvey. To the Temperance Committee of Center- mile: I agrte to sell out all my stock of intoxicating liquors to the said committee, if they choose to buy the same, at cost and carriage, and sign the p'edge presented by said committee, and abandon the traffic. And as it is a matter of importance to me that 1 maintain my family, and as 1 have the shop rented and will have to pay the rent, I there- lore solicit the patronage of the committee when I ktep en establishment they can con sistently patronize. All of which is respect fully submitted. HENRY GARTHWAIT. February 2d, 1855. We, tbe undersigned, Druggists of Center- vide, do hereby pledge ourselves to the ladies of Centerville and all others concerned, that we will neither sell nor give away any intox icating liquors of any kind, except for medi cinal purposes, snd in s II eases we must be well satisfied that such liquors, when sold. will be used for such purposes only. ' J. W. DOUGHERTY. J. PRICHET. To tbe committee and petitioners who called on me proprietors or business houses 00 the evening of the 29th inst., reqneiting a dis continuance of the traffic in spiritoui or in toxicating liquors: Ladies Supposing you will expect a re-, a spouse from us to your visit, whether we will accede to or refuse to comply with the prayer of said petitioners. In answer to (aid pen tion we will simply state that we came here strangers to the most of you, for the purpose of carrying one legitimate bnsintss in the Grocery trede--conceiving that a well regula ted grocery is not only as useful but as honor able as any other branch of the mercantile trade. And we wish to demonstrate tbe fact that a grocery and doggery are not, as many suppose, synonymous terms. In order to car ry out our position, we resolved before em barking in this business, that we would nei ther keep, nor suffer to be kept about our premises, any article that would produce in toxication, or that contained tbe remotest cause to produce such an effect. And as a guarantee to what we say, we give this as a jret pan to aRy person or persons, male or female, so disposed,to enter ourbusiness room institute a diligent search, and if anything is lound that will produce or lead to intoxica ting, they are at liberty without fear or moles tation, to destroy both vessel and contents.- And if any person or persons wishing to make such examination, will find written upon the door, "admittance free," and the "latch string hung out." Kespectrully, i EMERSON & McWHINNEY. Centerville, January 31, 1855. The petition was presented not only to those who sold intoxicating liquors, but to all the merchants, grocers and druggists in our nlace. We did this that none mieht uomnlain. and that we might secure, if possible, tbeco' operation or all. The following persons refused to sign tbe pledge presented by the committee : Myers Seaton & Son, Dry Goods Merchants. Mr. Lahee, Rum-seller. George Rigsby, Grocer. Geotge Rigsby would sign if the committee would buy his liquors. The committte purchased Mr. Rigsby's liquor, and he quits the business. The committee deemed it advisable to con sent to buy the liquors of those who would abandon the traffic forever, and they suppose it will take about 870 to purchase them. The peisons referred to, report the following as the value of liquors on hand: Henry Garthwaite, 823, George Rigsby, 812, L. Wolfer, 835. Total 870. Mr. Lahee said he had but about 2i barrels of whisky, and he did not think that he would be in town by Monday the 5th. The committee have tried to do what they believed to be their duty, in the fear of God. They have done it sincerely, earnestly and prayerfully, and with the determination to ac complish what they have undertaken. All which is respectfully submitted. Mrs. P Ham, " E. Jack, A. Evans, . " N. Baker, Miss L. Reynolds, Mrs. F. Forkner, " A. Nutt, " C. M. JOCKLTN, " C. Hornish, R. Nosie, Committee. " S. Chapman, " E. Priciiett, " E. Newman, " M. Meredith, " S. Kendrick, " E. Mitchell, " M. 8vder, " H. Rioler, " C. Abrahams, '. C. Henshaw, On motion, the report was concurred in. Mrs. P. Hum offered the following resolu tion?: Whereas, There are some who have refus ed to subscribe lo the pledge, or lo give us satisfactory assurances that they will not vend or suffer to be vended on their premises intox icating drinks disregarding out entreaties and spurning nur petitions, and feeling that while in toxical iiie liauorsto be uh) as a beverage can be obtained, Ihe peace and safety of our (amines and friends must be jeopardized and their best interests and those of the commu nity ruined, and believing that we are under the strongest obligations to use our influence in every lawful way, to prevent the dreodful calamities of intemperance, therefore. Kceolcetl, That we adopt and strictly carry oui inc following pledge : We, the undersign ed, citizens of ( enterville and vicinity, hereby pieuge ourselves not to patronize or trade in any manner, or to any amount, with any one who has not and will not sign the pledge presented hy the ladies. Keeolved, That we allow lhoe who have refmedtosign the -pledge THREE DAYS to aiipoieoj their a quart and mind up their bu linen, or TAKE THK CONSEQUENCES. The resolutions were called for separately. and each one carried by an unanimous vote. i he Uisirman, on motion, appointed a com mittte of eight ladies lo circulote and procure signotures to the pledge contained in resolu tion 1st. The Chsirman renuestcd the gentlemen pres ent to participate with the lodies in the fur- ther exercises of the evening whereupon, El der S. K. Hosh0ur Prof, Jocelyn and Rev. F. G. Black were severally called upon by the audience, and mHe short speeches. un motion, the Chairman appointed twenty ladies to act a, s Committee of Vigilance. Ihefollowjnp rpoolutinn was offered and unanimously adopted by the gentlemen: Rrtohed, That ve heartily approve the course piirsued by the la 'ies of this place, in ineir Determination to destroy the liquor traf fic, and w nlerli'p ourselves tn stand bv them in the progeCution of all that is meant in "a "Mr contequencet." An appea was mide to the audience for funds to enable the ladies to pay for the liquors they had promised to buy. 856,60 were sub scribed, and a pledge given by many of the leading citizens that more should be forth coming if needed. The following resolution was offered and unanimously adopted : . .Resohrd, That, the proceedings of the meet ine be published in the Richmond Palladium, Richmond Jeffersonian, and the Indianapolis Daily Journal. President C. Nuttthen pronounced the ben ediction, after which Ihe meeting adjourned. a a at be Be by-gooe DEBORAH R. ADAMS, Chm'n. JANE H. McCORD, Secretary. Since the above wss in type, we have re ceived the following additional particulars. On Tuesday, the6th inst., Ihe ladies waited upon all those eugaged in the business of sell ing liquor, and purchased what they hsd on hand, amounting in all to about 8146. Mr. Lahee did not seem very willing to let bis liquors ro without receiving an exorbitant price, when the time arrived for the demo lition of the liquors.ahout fifty ladies proceed ed with a wagon to Mr. Lahee's establishment snd got his liquor put into the wagon, snd took it and him lo the street in front of the Court House, built a fire, stove in the whisky barrels with hatchets, and tried to burn it, but wouldn't burn I It, with the other liquors, wss poured ont upon the ground. . Rev. George B. Jocelyn being present, was called npon for I speech, and most eloquently did be denounce the liquor traffic, and applaud the glorious conduct of the women whoso no bly came forth to destroy that infernal traffic. He closed by proposing three cheers for the Women or Centerville, which were most heartily given by the assembled crowd. - The ladies afterwards paid Lahee for his liquor. 'Thus have the ladies of Cenierville, ats oost of 8145, snd their determined ener gy, destroyed the liquor business in that place. a to ry hia the rrGeo. R. Gnham, lale of Graham' i Mat- tine, has been appointed Warden of tbe port of Philadelphia, an office said , to be worth 4,000 year.- . Suicide of George W. Green, the Chicago Banker, who Murdered His Wife. From the Chicago Timet of the 19th inst we have the particulars of the i.ucide of Gee W. Green, of that city, who murdered his wife lat Senlember. and whose trial excited so much interest throughout the country. was convicted by the jury, but a new trial was granted him, before awaiting which be has put an end to his earthly existence. He was wealthy banker. The Times says : "The tradegy is finally ended and the cur tain fallen upon the Ian of earth to George W. Green. His own band has accomplished what the law would have pronounced but for the ingenuity of lawyers the termination of his earthly existence. H:s body waa found a 7i o'clock yesterday morning, by the turn-key, suspended from an iron bar attached to the sides of the cell, lifeless and cold. ' ' "The Implements used in .hanging himse were a towel, a silk handkerchief, and a lurg piece of cotton cloth, which be wore as wrapper about his body. The twoends of the letter were shoved through a small crevice between the plauk lining of the cell, and bar of iron which is boiled to the masonry nea the upper part of the cell to hold the planks to the wall. The crevice is so scinii that some thing in the form of a thin wedge was requited lo push the cloth through. To obtain this ureen had broken the roundsof bi chair, an split them in such a manner, as to furnish three or four such wedges. Aftergetting them through, the ends of the cloth were tied in knot to make them fast. Through tbe loop thus formed was passed the towel ' and the end tied; and through the loop of this lb handkerchief, after passing twice about bis neck, was inserted and tied. A string torn from tbe edge of the sheet, was h und I ghtl about his bead, evidently lo prevent the hand rciuei irom slipping off over the chin, or to render it less easy for his hands to remove i I he poor man had, without doubt, comidered that when he felt Iho pains of death taking hold ol htm, he might relent of his deienntna lion, and hud, tlierefcre, token every precau tion to put it out of his power to save his own lire. When everything else was completed, he had with another string tied Ais hands be hind him, to reader them powerless for assist ance. I he table upon which he stood was then kicked away, leaving him suspended his feet ub ut six inches from the floor. In his struggles the string which bound his hands was broken, but the two ends remained at lacbed to hia wrists, showing evidently the purpose intended by its use. "It is supposed the suicide was accomplish ed about at one o'clock at night, as a prisoner in an adjoining cell heard groans not far from that hour, which he thought proceeded from the Cell ol Ureen." , The Timet says it is rumored he has be queathed the bulk of his property to the. Me cbanics' Institute. The only thing discovered which indicates th t he has for any length of time meditated suicide, was a scrap of paier cut from the page of some book, which was found in his wallet. This scrap contained a fragment of the criticism of somebody upon woikofart. The last sentence was under scored very distinctly in pencil, and read "After ell, what is the reward of genius ?- Who it there trio would not rather die thanlii e? Mysterious. A man representing himself to be the Slier iff of Medina County, and carrying a pair nf handcuffs, stopped at the "I. E. House,' short distance north of this place, on Mon day evening. He said he waa after a gang of cuumeueiiera, an't requested that he be al lowed to retire tu bed for a few hours, when be would start in pursuit of Ihe rascals. This bring fianled, the family mired, but were surprised to hear him turn the kev in the lock their bed room door, and on looking through cracK, were norrineu at seeing him take a revolver and bowie-knife from hia bosom and examine them. The old man ordered him to untick Ihe door, which he refustd, nor would he until Ihe old man, fun in hand, declared that he Would shoot him through a kuot-hole. The old woman, as the fellow opened the door, dashed a box full of snuff into hia eves and face, which sent him howling ouLdoors.miuus ois pistols, knives and boots. The former be ing thrown to him, he came to town, got an accomplice and returned for his boots, cot them and departed. The person who came back with him is said to be a suspicious looking character Wootter (O.) Democrat I6lh Fatal Occurrence. A most unfortunate occurrence look place the Stacey House on Tuesday last. A young uoy, namea mauunaster, wno was employed in the dining room, was in the kitchen, and while there, we suppose in fun threw a "steer" at the cook, George Cooper, a colored man, which the latter picked up and threw at the boy while he was passing from the kitchen into the dining ronrn. Unfortunately, as the boy w..s passing out, he turned his face around, and the "ateel," which waa without a han dle, struck him above the eye and below tbe brow, fracturing the skull. The wound was bandaged, and nothing more was thought of the mttter until Wed nesday, when the inflammation became co great that a physician was called in. It was too lale, however, and on Wednesday night the boy died Zaneniltt Courier, tth intt. 0lt is every day rumored that there will a change in the cabinet at Washington. this as it may, there will be no change in Ball's Daguerrean Gallery, No. 28, West Fourth street. He will still continue to fur nish bis visitors with those splendid pictures, which have so often charmed tbe beholder in years.' ' ""(ITTlie Reading Gazette, (Pa.) says that Mr. Sliler, the newly elected Secretary of the Treasury, was arrested at Pottstown for a pick-iockel, by an officer who recognized in the official the description which had been given him of the thief. His remonstrances went for nothing, and he was taken to one of hotels to be searched, when some one ac quainted with him happened to call in, and as tonished the vigilant olhcer no little by ad dressing the supposed thief as one of the highest officers or the Mate. Abundant ex planations and apologies wre made, and the good humored 'I reasurer agreed to let it go as good joke, but rather too hard to bear rep-tition. Territorial Judge. The Supreme Court has sustained the ac tion ef President Fillmore and Pierre in regard the territorial judges. The former dismiss ed, for some cause, Mr. Goodrich, a federal judge in Minnesota. He resisted that summa exercise of power as unconstitutional and illegal, and applied to the court for a manda mut upon the Secretary of the Treasuryjto pay bis salary since his dismissal. The court refused to grsnt a mandamus, and thus sus tains the right of the President to dismiss, at discretion, the judge of tbe territorial courts. Mail Robbers Arrested. The Cleveland Herald gives en account of arrest of Thomas J. Walton, a clerk in the Post office st Salem, Ohio; and Joseph S. Wil son, son of jbe Postmas'.er. About 8800 Had been stolen at that office, some of which was found upon the prisoners, who confessed that they bad stolen it frost letters. They were conveyed to Cleveland for examiaation, They were young men about 23 years of age. ONE WEEK LATER FROM EUROPE. ONE WEEK LATER FROM EUROPE. ARRIVAL OF THE BALTIC. Formation of a New British Cabinet. LATER FROM THE CRIMEA. REPORTED BATTLE ON THE DANUBE. Decline in Breadstuffs—Provisions Unchanged—Cotton and the British Funds Steady. Funds Steady. NEW YORK, Feb. 21. The Steamer Baltic, ' with advices from Liv 10th inst., arrived at erpool to Saturday, the this port this aiternoon. - COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. The sales of cotton at Liverpool during lb week were only 36,000 bales, of which spec ulators took 1,000 bales, snd exporters 3,000 do. The ma me I is dull, with a limited de mand, but prices were not quolably lower. The qutations arei fair Orleans 6d.i Mid dling do. old., I fair . Upland fiid., and Mid dling do. 6d. The market elosed dull. At Manchester, and in the manufacturing districts generally, trade was dull, and prices slightly lower. . The Brokers' Circular quotes Breadstuff of all kinds very dull, and prices had generally dec intd. Wheat had declined Id a 2d per bushel; Flour 6d a Is per brl., and corn fid Is per quarter, with a further downward ten dency. Western Canal Flour is quoted at 40s, snd Ohio and similar brands at 43s 6d. Yellow Corn 43, and White 44a. In Provisions the trsnsactions were only moderate, but previous prices were maintained. Lard wss steady. Tallow depressed. Richardson, Spence V Co., report a decline) of 2d per bushel in Wheat, ami Flour very dull, and prices, except in the retail way nom inal. Naval Stores unsteady. At London American Stocks were firmer. Console were steady at 91 i. Th Bullion had increased In the Bank of England 445,000. Sugar had advanced Is per cwt. Coffee was unchanged. Rice was firm, with a good '' demind. The Iron market is unchanged, with mod erate demand. GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. A new British Ministry had been formed:- Lord Pnlmerston is Premier; Lord Pan ma re, fotmerly Fox Mnule, Minister of War; Ecrl of Clarendon, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Sidney Herbert, of the Home Deuariment; Sir Ueoige Grey, Colonial Secretary; W. Glads'oue, of ti e hxchequer; air James Graham, of the Ad miralty: Lord Cranworlh, Chancellor; Ei. Granville, President of the Co incit; Duke of Argyle, of the Privy Seal; Sir W. MoUwortb, of the Public Works; Sir Charles Wood.Pies- idem of the controls; Lord Canning, Postmas ter: the Marquis' of Lansdown, without an office. Of the Old Cabinet, Aberdeen, Rus sell and Newcastle io out; the other mem bers continue in i trice undur the new Premier. The Peace Conference at Vienna, had not yet been opened. The Parliament had voted a farther three millions sterling to carry on tLe War, The North American Fishery Bill bad passed both housts. The Parliament had adjourned for one week, and, at the request of Lord Palmer-. ston, would assemble again on, the 16th inst. The Earl of Abtrdeeu had beeu cieated Kn glit of the Garter. . - , The Lot'l Mayor of London eahre a graml banquet. Among those presented were I.oid Cardigan Mid Sir Charles Napier, and other proiiiiiieiilmeu who have figured in the Crimea and on the Baltic, all of whom were received with en'hiiMasui. Sir Charles Napier made long speech in defense of himself.nnd incourse of it made a savage onslaught upon the policy of the British Cabinet. In tbe re-construction of the new Cabinet, Derby, Lansilovvn, Russell and Clarendon were successively sent for by the Queen, but 11 failed to form a cabinet until Palmerstou was called in, and he succetded. Caurjliert officially reports the death of Cap'ains Uouler, ami Castleman, in the sortie made by the Russiansoo the nig In of the 14lb. The advices from the. Crimea are not -es pecially interesting. No change of import- lice had taken place in the geiicr.il aspect or ffjirs. The Russian were constantly ma- iitg night torlies. Meuch.ffjlT had gone to the north. Immense supplies were reaching Ihe Brit ish camp. The seige works were advancing, but tho army was still sickly. The nights were fros'.y but the days were fine and mtld. Official despatches from Lord Raglan, of the 23d and 24th ult., say the weather had jiia- terially improved, and speak cbeerfuly of the future, and say the prospects are brightening. He says the work before the town bad been resumed with renewed activity. France has signified her willingness to ne gotiate a seperate treaty with Prussia, provi ded it covers the same obligations as Ut er . December 2. The feeling at Constantinople is strongly in favor of peace, , Holland and Denmark seem willing to join the Western alliance. Eight Austrian ships hsd been fired into by the Russians at Galatz, of which Austria bad demanded an explanation. burl Lucan has been recalled from Ihecora- mand of cavalry in tbe Crimea. The Sultan intends raising a national voi- ntary loan, and exchange bad advanced tn Constant nople ti an enormous rate, causing grea distress. Ab-del Kader has been, appointed to the command of the African troops in the Crimea. The English missionaries in f olsnu uave been ordered to leave Russian territory. It is said the Emperor of Erance will take the command of the army operations on tbe Rhine.. Prince Napoleon has arrived at Paris. A dispatch from Sevastopol of the 30lh says the French batteries had received orders to re open lire, and bad done so, and it isomcially slated ibat the operations for an assault were completed. In an asssultmade on the night of Vie 23d the French sustain grit loss. - The Hussiana in Ine town were in want oi provisions. i: is stated that zonaves had muuniea, ana four hundred had been aent prisoners, to Con-' stantinople. An apology bad been made to Omar Pasha. and he withdrew his resignation. The Russian forces on the Austrian Ron . tier had been ordered to retreat to the interior, The Queen of England had issued a pros tarnation forbidding the British subjects, at home or abroad, to supply the enemy with mu nitions of war. It is reported a battle took place between) the Turks and Russians on the Danube, in which the former were victorious. The Russians had made a second attempt tot enter Uobrndscha, ' .'. . ' Tbe German Diet had decided to place the principal contingent on a war fooling. The Piedmonltae Chamber of Deputies had sanctioned the treaty of alliance with France add England. ''' , The doings of Sir Charles Napier in tho . Baltic, were discussed ia the House of Cora on the 8th, but nothing new was devel-r oped. .. ' i.-v . American Defaulter Arrested in Switzerland. Tbe Treasurer of Holmes county, Ohio, who recent!;' disappeared with some 860,000 of (hp people's funds, is reported to hsve been a r-, rested last month in Swiiserland. lie bad about his person, when taken into oustody, , suae 860,000 franc in bill of exchange. .