Clje (Satan peamrat.
L. U. MOULD, Editor.
C 1TOS, O., JAN .8, 1856.
Person! wishing to advertise thouUl remem'
hrrthit the " 3(011 Democrat" hit the largtst
circulation cf any piper in Me c-iunly.
The office of the "Eaton Demo
crat" has been removed to the se
cond story of the brick building west
of C. Vanausdal & Ca's store, where
all kinds of Job Work will be done
up with neatness and dispatch.
Tho Democracy of Preble County are re
quested lo meet at the Town Hall, in Eaton,
on Saturday, 'January 5lh 1856, to choose two
delegate 10 the Democratic Stale Convention,
k beheld in Columbus on the St li dayof Jan
nary next, for the purpose of nominating one
vesndtdale for Supreme Judge, one Member of
the Board o( Public Works, one Superintend
ent of -chools and delegates lo the National
Convention, to nominole a coudida'e lor the
Presidency. A general altendauce is requested.
Br ORDER OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE.
XXWe hnve been compelled this week to
iputsome of out subscribers off with a half
sheet owing to the fact that the firm which
.has been supplying us with paper run out - of
t he sixe used for the Democrat. We hope
they will be able to supply us by our next issue.
From Washington—President's Message.
There is still no organization of the House,
but the Telegraph informs us that the Presi
dent communicated his Message lo Congress
on last Monday morning. It took all by sur
prise, and after a long debate, the House re
fused to read the Message and adjourned. The
particulars and Message we hope to be able to
to lay before our readers in our next.
Frank Leslie. Some tune since this indi
vidual sent us a circular requesting a notice
of his forth coming "Illustrated Paper," and
promising ns an exchange in cas we gave
the paper such a notice. This we done, bul
Frank has forgotten his part of the bargain.
We recommended his "I llusiraled Paper," lo
the public, but fear if be fails lo fill his con
tracts with country editors, his promises in re
gard to his "Illustrated" cannot be relied
' Odd Fellow's Literary Casket. Cincin
nati: Turner & Cray, Publishers. The
third year of this best Of western monthlies,
commences with the JonuaryNumber for 1866.;
The publishers,. determined not to be outdone
ljy eastern magazines, have made arrangements
to illustrate every number after the popular
style of Harpers, end the Jonuory No., now
out, contains the fust part of asketch of "Bur
goyne's Expedition," from the pen of the dis
tinguished historian, John Frost, with five
illustrations, fully equal to Iho.-e found in the
lest eastern works. A History of Odd-Fellowship
in the United States is also commenced
in this number which will run through the
entire volume. This blending of Odd-Fellowship
with general literature cannot but
prove attractive lo the members of the Order
and their families. lis -contents consist of
Tales, Essays, moral ai.d scientific, Histori
cal sketches, and the usual variety of a fi ra
ti I ass magazine. This work should have a
place in the family circle of every household
in the land. Terms, two dollars per annum,
Jn advance; ten copies for fifteen dollars.
Subscriptions should be sent in at once to
commence with the New Year.
No More Old maids or Bachelors! We
shall hear no more of such things. Old maids
will be unknown. Old bachelors will be
out of the question. Professor Rondout, of
New York, the famous philosopher, has wholly
ended celibacy, by his great book on the "bliss
of Marriage." He unravels the whole mys
tery of love. He dissects it scientifically.
He gives not only i'.s character and substance,
but, alas for the would-be single I he betrays
the astonishing secret of how lo win the af
fections of any person you desire in spite of
their reluctance. Jolly time for the parsons!
The book is advertised in.our paper to-day.
lUThe last Register contained the Valedic
tory of our friend D. Johnson, Esq. Davy has
.strong abolition proclivities, and in hisze.l lo
make darkness appear light be has injured his
health, and concluded to take a trip to Cali
fornia with a view of recruiting. We are sor
ry to part with him, but hope his fondest an
ticipations may be realized in the land of gold.
IETNo message has been received yet, bul
Chambers has recently had his fine stock of
jewelly replenished which is going off like
butler on hot buckwheat cakes, just call and
see his splendid stock of watches, clocks,
Breastpins, Knives, pens, pencils, &c, even
If you should not want to make a purchase,
be won't charge you anything for looking at
mrTbe Catholic Herald, of Philadelphia,
lamenting the decrease of t' eir priests, says
they cannot hope at present to supply their
ranks from this country, as "one of the last
pursuits Catholic parents, rich or poor, are
likely to desire for their children, is the minis
try of Roman Catholicism." It also states,
that, while the main portion of Ihe supply has
been of Irish origin, that is now on the decline,
as "every year brings less priests than the
proceeding year did."
IfMis Jenny Campbell, aged one hundred
end fifteen years, died in Orange County, Va ,
on the GUi inst. A real woman's rights advo
cate that, fjr in all that time she nev.r ) .elded
Peace in Kansas.
The country will rejoice lo learn, says the
Statesman, that every mail brings con'inued
evidence of the restoration of peace and civil
order in Kansas I Whatever may have been
the moving causes of the troubles, it is not
worth while now to Inquire a full report or
the whole matter most come before Congress,
and upon the facts thus stated, the verdict of
the people will be made up.
But let us all rejoice Ibat the heated and
excited ftelings of both parties have been
controlled by reason and judgement, by patri
otism, and love of order. Thus, while the
old world is convulsed from centre to circum
ference with civil wars to rettle their differ
ences; even the rude squatters on our frontiers,
and the most exci'.ed partizans, upon the most
etching topic in our conlnversies, are able to
meet and seUle nil these troubles by an ap
peal to reason, judgement and law. Popular
sovereignty, instead of being a humbug and a
bye-word, as demagogues hoped, by getting up
this excitement, 'has-most signally trinmphed
and given another instance to the world,
that the people are capable of selfgovernment.
The Ingrate Blair.
Frances P. Blair, formerly the faithful journal
ists of Gen. Jackson's administration, has gone
over a series of steps downward to the ranks
of black republicanism. He commenced
his descent in 1848, when he gave his support
to Vau Buren, and now he has written a let
tei in which he misrepiesenls Jefferson, mis
quotes the constitution, and makes a sophist of
himself, in order to sustain his sbolililonism.
Under the inspiration of Jackson, Mr. Blair
stood high among the Democracy of his coun
try. But as a follower of Seward and Garri
son, he sinks into the c'orkness out of which
they themselves appear lighted only by that
light which attends the fallen angels. If as
an abaditionist he expects to make his mark
upon his country, let hi.n remember that even
Jackson could not have sustained himself in a
similar position. Let him remember thai it is
not Jackson the abolitionists whom the coun
try now adores, but Jackson the patriot, who
rose in his might against nulificalion in every
fo'.m, and for the perpetuation of the Union.
Mr. Blair's letter wilt do no harm. Hiorn
of his iocks long ago by the charmer of frce
soilism, he now seems mean among the meanest.
An Honest Confession.
That Know-Not hingism con never be sus
tained by the enlightened portion of the peo
ple of this country, is a fact beyond question,
and that it never has been sustained by en
lightened men, except for selfish purposes,
is equally true. There are many who gave
the Know-Nothing candidates support at the
late election, who have embraced the earliest
opportunity to wash their hands of the foul
stain, by disclaiming, to hold any sympathy
for the principles of that order. Among these
is the editor of Ihe Philadelphia Daily News,
who in his issue of the 16lh ult.,uses the fol
lowing emphatic language ;
" 1 he truth of the matter is, as we have
renea'edlv asserted. Know-Nolhingism is in
extreme bad odoor; it stinks in the nostrils of
all who do not belong to the Urder, wa 01
vast number who 00."
Fighting the Isms on his own Hook.
T. B. Stevenson, of Kentucky, an influen
tiat Whig, has written a iorcibte letter, in
which he iltclares that he shall fight, "on his
own hook," "the amalgamated fauaticism and
treason of Abolitionism and Know-Nothing-15111."
He thus writes of Know Nolh'uigism:
"I cannot subscribe to such doctrine or
policy, and until 1 forget that God, renoumce
1 he laws of Moses and Jesus, ignoieii Repub
licanism, repudiate the Constitution, and de
spise Hit pol'Cy,pesce, prosperity and glory of
the countty, 1 shall not cease lo resist them
by whatever appropriate means a good and loy
al ciiizen may lawfully oppose to such out
landish ueatheniam; for certain it is that such
doctrines could not originate in this land of
civil and religious liberty, but were excogitat
ed by the arch enemy of mankind, and first
promulgated 111 the dark ages of the unciviliz
ed and unchnsininized people 01 some distant
la nils. It is a butles'jue lo attempt lo dignify
such doctrines with Ihe name of "American.'
The Democracy Moving.
Democratic State Conventions have been
colled in theStatesand at the limes following,
for the purpose of appointing delegates to the
National Convention at Cincinnati:
Florida Third Wednesday in April.
Alabama Januury 8.
M isbi.s.ppi January 8.
Kentucky January 8.
Pennsylvania March 4.
Iowa January 8.
lllin is May 1.
Georgia January 15.
Tennessee -January 8.
New York January 10.
The True Course.
The Detroit Free Press, In republishing an
article upon the propriety of allowing oil the
delegates flora oil the Stales to meet at the
national convention in Cincinnati nnins'.ruct-
ed, cordially endorses that course. It says:
"If the delegates of the Democracy of all
the Stales shall go to Cincinnati untrannneled
wilh instructions, carry wilh tnem and en
forcing the desire of the national Democratic
party that u candidate slull be selected with
a view solely to his eminent qualifications ond
sterling national principles, the end will be
glorious triumph in November."
IVrThe Taunton Gazette, in alluding to the
inconsistency of the anti-Nebraska men, says:
"It is a singular fact, that the some presses,
which throughout Gov. Reeder'slerm of office
were incessant in their demands upon the
President to send troops into Kansas, to co
operate wilh the governor of tne terrilory
Ihe enforcement of law and order there, are
now the organs which in hot haste denounce
the administration for any compliance which
it may hereafter yeild to Governor Shannon,
who has made a request which Gov. Keeder
never officially presented. It would be
vain to expect fait treatment from them of any
questions growing out 01 tne wnoie suujeci
and Kansas itself, if it cannot settle its own
controversies, mutt look lo otlurr parties than
such as have, bv ill advised and mischeivous
aid societies, contributed so much of the in
flamatorv material which low renders thai
terrilory the political pandemonium of
Eight Doli ars a Dav Saved. The Speake:
of the House of Representatives in Congress
gets $10 a day; therefore, so long aa there
no Speaker there ia a saving of f8 a day.
That ia earing at the tpile. If the session
should last longer in proportion to Ihe delay,
it would loose at the lung-holt (10,000
Pretty fair example of Fusion economy,
[Correspondence of the Eaton Democrat.]
WASHINGTON Dec. 24.
adjournment having been effected until
Wednesday, members may become more plac
ab.e under the sofliinin influences of Chirst
mas Dinners, and be willitg to give up their
differences and unile in the election of Mr.
Banks to the Speakership. Much as such a
result is to be deprecated, he is undoubted1)
the ablest man nair.ed by the opposition.
Fuller and his friends still labor under the
miserable hallucination that the Democrats
will in tiie end come to his support, notwith
standing (he effectual quietus given to all such
pre'eissions by the able, manly and patriotic
speech of Cobb, of Georgia, on Friday. The
impudriice on the part of the men who ask
Democrats lo vote lor Fuller is surpassed only
by the silliness of one or two Democrats
who give ear to their propositions. Much as
the I emucracy are opposed lot lie Republicans
and their insane attempts to spring tierce sec
tional i.-sues upon the country, the gulf which
seperales Hit Democrats from ihedoik-lan'.eiU
Know- Nothing is wide, deep and impassable.
Above all, the Democracy must not be asked
to reward the treachery of Henry M. Fuller
with the Speakership ; be is not orlh quite
that price. If those, who call themselves
Southern Americans find themselves in a bad
scrape, ll,ey need not in their miseries call
upon Heicules to help them, but must get out
of it in thebs-.t woy Ihey can, Had they re
lied on the National Democratic party, Ihe
result in the House would be very different.
The Democrats most respectfully beg leave to
be escused from relieving tliem from the ruin
which has so properly overtaken iheti. They
offer no alliance with the Know Nothing of
any section, unless, purged of their heresies,
they place themselves on the platform of the
Democratic census, and come right into the
Democratic fold. These are Ihe terms no
fusion, no coalition with Know Nothings.
I do not think the House is any neater an
organization than it was on the dayof meet
ing. The hope of the friends of Banks to
cany the plurality resolution, and tints e!ecl
In 1)1, lias twice loiten, anu iu 1101 pemaps oe
tried ngoiii. Some of the Republicans aie op
posed to the adoption of the rule, and sustain
their opposition by the argument iliat if they
have no majority to elect a Speaker, they have
none for any practical purposes of legislation.
rhev have miius their stanu on nanus, anu
are apparently resolved to slick to him to the
last gasp, which resolve is by no means com
fortable to Campbell of Obir, anda brace of
other gentleman who had not begun 10 des
pair of their own chances for the Speakership.
i he lion. John k. cute, wno congratulates
himself on having the especial guaiiiiar.ship
and care of the "(,realiron interests" of Penn
sylvania, votes for Cam.ibell instead of Banks,
because Ihe latter is not sound on noiection:
Col. Edie, I am told, considers this a "smart
dodge," and expects bv his influence, and, of
Coutse, :iuu 01 tne aioiesatu "great non iinei
esls," to bring the friends of Banks over lo
Campbell. They will hardly come, Had tue
Col. called on me, I could have given him a
much belter excuso for voting against Banks.
He is understood to have l.ad, auout tiie mem-
oiable ear lS'O, a par imilnr overson lo coon
skins and hard cider. Onnosilion to htm on
that grgu ud would have been fair uud letn
mate. But the Tariff! Wheie's 'Tariff
Andy?" Tilings are thus at a "Jead Jock"
nmnii? the Know Nothine Republicans, and
the legislation of the country L. postponed by
their nersonal difficulties and dilferences,
which is a rather bad beginning for those who
bnasilo be. Dar excellence the "rulers of
Who is Mr. Banks?
The Boston Courier, a whig paper, thus,
lei Is who Mr. Banks is:
'When Banks comes -tip in the end as the
candidate lot Hie 'Republicans' and the north
ern 'Americans,' he will have the whole of
their vole. We advij? jjrn to' corner him
down to some principle, for he never ha had
anv stable principle in all the course of his
political life. When one of our colempoia-,
ries said Unit Mr. Bcnks was fit successors lo
Messrs. Wiutlirop, Walley, anu omers, as
penker of ihe Massachusetts house 01 lepre-
senlatives, I's eilror musi tiave oeen osteep.
If Ihe republicans want htm lliey must nan
bin) down, ond nail Inm hard, or lliey will
not keen him. He is one of the most slippery
and unceilain politicians in the world. If he
is elected tweaker, and Ihe Pierce poliiicians
want to buy him, mey con nave mm wmiuui
doubt, but it must be at a price."
The Washington correspondent of.be New
York Herald, says:
I f soberness constitutes d ignity, Banks must
make 0 dignified Speaker,, in the event of hia
election. He fas the air of a New England
ciergman pa ing the deck of a steamer which
lie exptcis every minuie win uiow up.
ft"T-TheNew York Tribune of Monday says,
thot "in consequence of Ihe death of Sidney
C. Burton, the principal witness for Ihe pros
ecution in the celebrated Martha Washington
case, the prosecution has been abandoned,
ond all (he defendants discharged from bail."
It is said that Kissane was pardoned out of
the penitentiary so (hat his evidence might be
obtained in the new trial that was expected
0 take place in New York; but as the case
now stands, the guilty either go unwhipped
of justce, or the innocent suffer under cruel
STlt has generally been believed and sup
posed that Col. Burr died on unoeliever, re
fusing religious consolation. A most excel
lent and distinguished Episcopal minister, in
preaching a sermon to the young men of
Woshington city.a few Sabbath evenings ogo,
aladed to Col. Burr's supposed religious re-
ligioui infidelity, which led to an interesting
letter from the Rev. Mr. Vanfelt, affording
full evidence that Col. Burr died in the full
belief of Christianity.
No Doubt of it. If you would be dressed
neatly and respectably, and at the same lime
economically, you will purchase your clothes
at the mammoth establishment of Sprogue
Co., No. 10 East Fourth-street Cincinnati.
Our word for it, you will never buy elsewhere
if you once patronize that store, for purche
sers are invariably suited there.
Q7We learn that since' Ball introduced
steam into his gallery,. No. 28 Fourtb-strtel,
his business has increased wonderfully. We
are glud of this, for Ball's energy nn'i enter
prise should insure success to their, poisessor.
He is a first rale Doguerreotyat, anj 00 mia-
take. j '
ItTPeople who are, about lo hove pictures
taken frequently inquire. "Where can I get
a good Daguerreotype J" To all such we
beg lpiv,. loeay that Ball, 10 West Fifth at.,
CKt4 the finest, clearest and best pioture,
I c.ad all for moderate prices. Try him.
(LTTbe Speaker of the House of Represen
tatives at Washington gets sixteen dollars
day for hia services, and mileage like other
members. No wonder a good many are wil
ling to accept the post.
CT crigbsm Young baa seventy wives.
j Couldn't he beat Bunum on t '-baby ibow
PATRONS OF THE
JANUARY 1, 1856.
Ladies and gentlemen 1 one and all,
Old and young, great and small,
A moment give me your attention,
There ore some things I wish to mention;
Tis true I'm young and not well ted,
In many things where you stand first;
But e'11 a child, says things sometimes
When smoothly rolled out into Rhymes,
That makes old age pause and reflect,
A ad does them good to recollect.
Long words and dark unmeaning phrases,
That always have a dozen phases, .
( can't command but speak right on
In simple language, Mill I'm done.
Then list, I'll tell my speech in Rhyme,
And lei you lead it at any lime.
Time, Time, do you ever think of it,
L'j't made of lime, know il;
E.ich year that flits is on ocean wave,
Thai hulls you nearer the open grove;
The Century C lock strikes fifty six,
Its next may send yon o'er the Stvx j
Time writes the wrinkle on thine marble brow,
Time moves not but is always now,
Time hurl's the maidens, chance of marriage,
And time ears out the deacon's carriage;
Time comes and goes, yet still remains,
Giving joy and grief and better pains.
Yel, all these things before your eyes,
Ne'er tends to take you with surprise.
0 man. poor tenant of an hour,
Corrupt by wealth and fading power,
Slop one moment, tlopand think
Perhaps e'11 now your on the brink
Of thot vast gitlf that lies between
This life, ond Canaan's fields of green,
The slightest jostle, yea a breath,
May ope the yawning gales of denth.
But this part oS the play is dreary.
Perhaps, your patience I moy weary.
So let us quickly change the ground,
And all of us "go lobbing around."
The elections all are just gone by,
And left a pure and cloudless skv,
Save in our own pure happy Stale,
Where darkly frowns Ihe brow of fate ;
We still are follo'ving;tlie illusion
Of this infernal pesky "fution,"
Composed of nothing else but slavery,
To meet the ends or basest knovery,
For they who use "the infernal plan,"
To thus deceive their fellow mon,
Cure not if every Southern Slave
Was rotting in a felons grave,
All they desire is wealth and station,
And a name throughout this mighty notion.
Last fall, through clouds we run the race
Which proved lo be a wild goose Ciiasr.
The wa'.chword, idea, platform, all.
That ruled the political sea last fall,
Was Slavery ! Slavery ! Slavery I Slavery 1
Nothing else but borborous Slavery.
But heieauppose we make a pause,
Can this one idtt give us laws,
To govern our most glorious State,
Tuat lotterly has grown so gieat;
Is it the touchstone that hot or cold,
Tunis solid rocks to shining gold f
Perhaps it is a magio Wand,
That when extended o'er the land,
Produce such a change in nature,
That man gels up a renewed creature
Who needs no laws fot his control,
But the ina'.e promptings of the soul.
These bubbles soon will pass away,
And there will come another day,
When, if we do not misour gueis,
There'll scarcely be n blade of gross
Left slonding, for to pleod the cause,
Or tell that such a party was.
The Know Nothings loo hove hod their doy,-
And now "A'now Nothing" for lo soy,-
They did Know Kothivg, when the fusion,
Last fall with them formed a colluisir on,
Which lore the parly oil to flinders,
Leaving nothing but a pile of cinders,
Sam now has neither Guard nor Setut,
To keep the vile intruders out,
Or whisper with Ihe darkened lamp,
There iii "Traiton all around Hit camp."
Bul S.-m was ciuclly betrayed,
By fusionisls in ambush laid;
His splendid schemes was burst in twain,
And he himself at last was slain,
And now lies buried on the plain,
From whence he ne'er will rise again.
But now a word to my loco friends,
'Tis said we ere the odds end ends
Of every thing that is unlucky.
From distont Mnint to olJ Kentucky;
Thai we cheat and lie to gel position,
And are always in a store of transition.
Progressing ever, and never still,
Possessing withal an iron will.
To these things, I make no reply.
Yoe know it's all as black a lolsthoojl
As e'er was penned by mortal bond.
To curse the safeguards of t,js land.
Though beaten and down trodden, nere,
Rise up, show not a s'.ngle fear.
You hove more ca'se now to rejoice,
With one gropj universal voice
Than you h.ave had e'er since this Nation
Assume tn independent station.
You', platform now' the only one,
!' .iu .1.. 1. 1. 1 ...) i 11
ueiicaiu me ungill anu tiuuuicw 0 u u
Thai's National, in eaery pait.
And cords with every Freemans heart,
Atiu when other clans are in their grave.
It will rise like Phoenix from Ihe wave
A pole star to a gazing world
Its wings for Equal rights unfurled.
Ye stars and stripes, now floaijye free,
O'er mountain, valley, land and sea,
Show forth lo every land ond nation.
That Liberty' the highest station
That can be asked, or sought, orgiven,
This side the crystal galea of Heaven.
The Russian war is going on,
Perhaps it never will be done,
For Ihey who rule ne'er count the cost
Of the priceless lives that there are lost.
Soy you, what causes all this fighting
Bout which so many men are writing!
'Tis Ambition, the foulest whelp of sin,
That e'er the human heart let in.
Our fires for this war never burned.
'Tis a matter in which we are not concerned
By you I know the tbipg'1 detested,
And as forme, I'm not interested.
Therefere 1 will not keep you reading,
A long detail of war proceedings.
But let's come back to our native shore,
And sit and listen to the Ocean roar,
Where pearly gem lie deep and drrkling,
And golden sands are brightly sparkling.
Lets take squint of "affiirs at home.
And clear up mailers will a finetoothed comb.
I see some things as I pass around, .
I fear are not exactly sound.
And If I speak just what I Jtnotr,
You'll all admit tis even so.
TheMilitmy Ball they say v.ns tough.
But Ike Parsons gave thatis enough.
They lashed the Gutrdt' and Iheir impiety,
And gave Ihemqui'.e a notoriety.
Theyclaim the Captain, though quite humorous
On Christmas was a til lie "too numerous."
Bulwhy always be sad and sober.
Like leafeless forests in October.
Is there no lime when jyor miith,
May claim a dwe ling place on tarth f
I'd rather be a tiny flower,
And bloom but for a single hour,
And worship God with my sweet breath.
Then calmly close my eyes in death,
Than live ten thousand, thousand years.
Bathed in. perpetual floods nfiears.
But there oie other (linn's in town,
(Which sometimes get some of us down.)
We are loo fast, too tharp andri'iy,
And drink a greutleal loo much whiskey.
And when that cant be gotten handy.
We take a little tnort of brandy;
And once when both of these did fail,
I sow some boys get tight on Ale.
These things we do without once thinking,
That they will lead us on to drinking.
But boys, stop! you ore going l hell,
(That is rough, but the truth I'll tell,)
Fiery seas and boiling lakes,
Huge dark fiends, and hissing snakes.
Mountains disgoiging floods of fire.
And other sreuery much more dire,
Airayed as if in sheer derision
Will soon buist on your rrishled vision.
Stop; drink no more, the Wine '-ups wave,
It is an Aof.nt for the ciuve.
B it notwithstanding oil our vices,
There is no reduction in the prices,
Of Corn and Oats and Flour and Meat ,
And other delicacies sweet.
I'he Farmers now make oil the cosh,
And will, until there comes a crash,
And then ol thai important crisis,
Well get our food at living prices.
Our merchants still are making sales.
By wholesale or in single bales,
Supplying each and every call,
And being affable to all.
We've lots of weddings, all Jhe lime,
And some of which we put in Rhyme,
With our Maslucn, that's always ready,
And grinds il out straight, fair ond stesdy,
We've one thing, in which I see no point,
Something somewhere is out of joint,
Why so divide up our society ?
Wilh lines and names of such variety.
There's Shanghai, Bamtam, ond Cochinchint,
(Names imported from Scuth Carolina,)
To designate the several classes,
And make liardfeelings in the masses.
The Shanghai's and the liltle Bantem's,
Of late have gone down ten per centum,
While the rest are so inucli'below- par,
We can't tell what their values are,
These numes we think will soon wear out,
For such things always change obout,
Then hue worth will find lis level,
And starched pretensions go lo the bugs.
And now one word for the "Coronet Baud,"
The sweeiesl players in the land,
They are always ready and in tune.
In March or April, May or June,
And if their services you require,
Just write lo B. F. Larsh, Esquire,
Who is the acting Secretory,
And does all mailers epistolary.
But 0, by jing, here is one thing,
'Bout which I surely ought to sing.
'Tis these old Bachelors, nicking rouid
In every nook about the town.
You old parsimonious withered scrimps,
Whoarealwaysgrunting wilh p rinsot cramps,
What will you do when you cloU?
You'll die ! the tale's all told.
Then all the wealth bon your s'.olioni,
Will go to feed some p jot relation.
Your very memory ",l be rubbed out,
Not even leaving e greasy fpot.
Then go right onl, and get a wife.
And begin again your useless life.
Do something to increrse Ihe Nation,
And meet the women's approbation.
And last not leabt, iny dear sweet girU,
For you I have retained the pearls,
Of this my Vat'igoied song,
Which now is growing rather long.
You are Vue apples of pure gold,
Set in silver's richest fold,
Spiling eyes end blushing beauty,
(Huigh-a I'll Iry to Jo my duty.)
That send a pure ond polished dart.
Through every true and feeling heart.
Goon and joy shall light your way.
In oil you do and oil you say,
And when your cup of life is even,
You shall sweetly rest in heaven.
Now frienus, my little song is ended,
By you I ask to be befriended;
I'm poor you know I'm nothing shorter,
So please give me a dimf. or quarter,
And take my song and read it through,
Perhaps il may be something new,
If not, I think it is expedient.
For me te say,
Y"Ur most obedient,
ITThe Washington Union says that Ihe
election of Mr. Banks, as Speaker, would be
the most signal triumph that the Abolitionists
could achieve; it would be hailed throughout
he Black Republican tanks as the first grand
'tep towards the inauguration of their party
IT A late number the Hopkinsville (Ky
Press, has the following excuse: "We crave
Ihe indulgence of our readers for the scarcity
of editorial in this issue. We have attended
several weddings and parties within the past
day? or two, and consequently overcharged our
appetites. In foci, we were let loose at
table of gor.d things and foundered ourselves.
. tLTGen. Cassis in good health at present.
He is worth four millions of dollars, which is
quite a comfortable sum lot a rainy day.
Ohio Editorial Association—Time Changed.
The third annual meeting of Ihe Ohio edito
rial Asrncii'tion, after much consultation, was
called for 9th of January, 1856, instead of Ihe
17ih of.'anu.iry, as contemplated by the ad
jo.irnment of last meeting at Zaneivtlle.
Since Ihe above call was issued, new contin
gencies have been developed, partly in regard
to the attendance of rpeakers selected, and
partly in consideration cf Hit distracting influ
ences incident to the opening of Ihe legislature,
as well as a desire from some quarters lo ob
serve by (here mean the anniversary of the
birth day of Franklin all of which, together
with other reasons not necessary lo enumerate,
havn seemed lo render it advisable that the
meeting lake plnre according lo the original in
tention, on Ihe nth of January, to which time '
it Mantis adjourned. The call for the 7lh of
January is therefore revoked.
The annual address is lo be delivered by
W. T. Rascnm, Esq., of Columbus; the poem
by O. J. Victor, of Sandusky; and a eulogy
by Ihe late Olwsy Curry, first President of Ihe
association, end deceosed since the last an
nual meeting, bv S. D. Harris.
flense lake notice ol this final arrangement.
f which the press throughout Ohio are certi
fied by this circular.
For the committee.
S. D. HARRIS, Secretary.
COLUMBUS, Dec. 20, 1855.
DThe Essex banner says
"Had Kansas been left to be settled lecill-
mately, and in accordance with Ihe bill, there
would never have been slave carried there.
n J llie question wnuid never have assumed
he position that il now does, had il not origi
nally being hegued by the abolitionists. Had
il not been for this silly warfare the territory
ouin nave oeen settled neaceiullv, by ihe
ardy free yeomnnry of the country; and to
ay its trade would have been worth man
thousands of dollar to the North, while it is
hardly worth a red cent lo us now. We
howed months ago that Ihe South lost by the
repeal of the Missouri com promise; that the
territory was ill adapted to slavery: and if il
ail been aJapleil o it, that there was no sur
plus of slaves in Missouri or the neichborine
Slates to emigrate there; and the census of '53
hows it. But iiotwiihstandins this, men wan
ed office; they had got an exciled nartv well
frothed up, and their leaders were as perfectly
wining 10 rrawi over me Docs, ol a Slave into
power, as in any other way, as it has proved."
inrJames M. Sparrel, regardless of the affec.
ons of his wife ond three children iu Marsh-
eld, while living in Mnrshfield. Connecticut.
made the acquaintance of a young woman.
wnose ruin i,c tiieeli-'l under the delusion of
n intention lo moke her his wife. When too
late lo save her own reputation, upon her
learning that he had a family, she advised him
to return to his home; yel after this evidence
I Ins baseness, the poor deluged girl was n
ii ted to cling to him. A few days since thev
ame to this city, when lliey put up at the
.'rnilers' Hotel, ond afterwords at tlx Foun
tain House, linger (lie name of M. A. Dodge
nd lady. His wife and another member of
he f'iniily traced them lo this city, and early
n oa.iirony morning lliey wele arrested.
.lorrell waived examination, and wa held for
rial on choigc of adultery, ami the woman
held for her good behavior six weeks henr
(TfBe cautious about receiveine 5 bills.
new plnle, of the Stale Bank of ludiar.n, ai
there are exceedingly well executed counter
feits on that same plate.
On the 25;h inst. Kev.. C. W. Rivnin. M,
John U. Yowkll, to Miss Nancy Ann Paintsr. "
uum ui l nil couiltv.
On the 2Glh inst.. bvlke Per. L. P Vi
Cleve, Mr. Joh. J. Finnbv of Milton. O.. to.
Miss Sarah H. Lono, of Eaton, O.
On the 25 h inst., iu Hamilton, by Ihe Rev.
Richardson, Mr. W. C. M. BaooKixs of ihi
ploce, to Miss Mary E. Cook, of Hamilton. -
irj-Accomponyig the above notice come one-
of those nice cokes that moVes ihe inner mars
rejoice ond be exceedingly glad, and more
pnrtiruloily so when lie is a poof printer ant
unable lo gel any of the good things of thi
ife. After the usual honors to torn cake b
our good Tinlured typos, all hands joined in
wishing the newly wedded pair a life of un
sullied Llifs, interspersed wilh lots of conju
gal responsibilities. Now Frauk bring down
the old Masheeu from the gotret, it is cold)
weather and you must turn, for the old thuijf
is rus irg and out of fix, and requires (om
strength. Tighten tit si screws a liltle now
let her slide.
Home say it is notright t wed,
And knock things U about.
And have tr bay- no ni.mr tilings.
That could be douu without.
Hut they may lay just what they ples
With seorrful air or look;
We say that Cmaki.ky has done right,
And got a jam up Cook.
May pleasant bi eexes o'er them flit.
Anil fan their penc iful ulumber,
And every Christmas add one more.
Unto their family number.
There thot, II do, roll the old Machine swsy
or it'll become uumanagable.
Jor roa the Is valid. We cul Ibe follow
ing from the "Philadelphia Saturday Gazelle,'
and recommend our readers to peruse it care
ful y, and those suffering ihould not delay
"LIR I1O0FI.ANU S UERMA.f DtTTKRS. Tflil
celebrated medicine, prepared by Dr. C, M.
JACKSON, at the imposing German Medicine
Store. No-120 ARCH Street, ii exciting unpre
cedented public attraction, and the proprietor,
wno is BBcieuiiuu puyaiciRn, i selling im
mensB quantities ol it. The virtue of this
remtdy ere so fully set forth in the extended
notice of it, to be seen in out advertising col
umns, that there is hardly any room left for u
to speak of it. This much we may add Of
the long train of physical ills lo which hu
manity is heir, there is none'more distressing
than the general derangement of the digestive
apparatus, which never fails lo accompany a
disordered state of Ihe liver. ' Headache, piles.
Innguor, fre'fulnesr, a bilious lo.igue, a mor
bid biealh, loss of opptlite iu short, an inde
scribable wretchedness of existence, are its
insufferable and life wasting attendants.
These diseases, which have baffled the skill
of the ablest Doctors, hare been ladically
cared by Hooflands German Bitters."
Dec. 27, 2w.
Oil and Wink. No medicines, which have
ever come within the range of our observation
are receiving such testimonials of esteem as
Dr. S. A. Weaver's Canker and Salt Rheum
Syrup, together with the Canker Care and
Cerate, which are advertised In another col
umn. They have rapidly found their wsy in
almost every part of tbe world, and as fsr
we can learn, upon careful inquiry in regard
to thcrr effects, they give entire satisfaction in
every variety of humors and the majority ef
chrpnio complaint)'. We have no sympsthy
with, or any desire to promoln quackery, and
as Ihe originator of these remedies wilh two
ol its proprietors are regularly educated physi
cians of high slsndiog, we feel confidence in
recommending them tn the public ss medi
cines which can be relied uporu
IJ1ROM $200 lo $1000, for one yesr, tot
. which 8 per cent, snd good security will
be given. For further information apply at
the Democrat office.
Eaton, Dec. 27, 1856. . , .,
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