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Z. RAGlI, IdlUur
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 1865.
Tea Tmii AvsitCAit published every
WtJaT, in Bteubenville,-Jefferson eonnty,
Quio.by J. B. Cos, uil edited by 2. JUbax,;
u the following terms:' ' i
On yeaODvariably lo advanoe. I3.U0
Out square 13 line or tan. 3 Weeks or less $1,00
Brery eubscqueat iasertion, -' 25
On square three months' r 1 .; 2,50
Oae square aix mouths, 5,00
Oae square one year '
Om fourth cotuimr pr year 15,00
Ou third column per year.. 20,00
Jm half column pr year, ' 80,00
One tolumn per year, - 50,00
Professional and business cards per year, 5,00
When there is no contract maden and the num
berof inMrtions i not marked ou the cards or
advertisements at the time they are banded in
for publication, they will be coninued in until
they are ordered out, and charged by the squaw.
SALMON P. CHASE, of Hamilton.
THOMAS II. FORD, of RichlaDd.
FRANK M. WRIGHT, of Champaign.
(For the Full Term,)
(For the Vacancy.)
9 HAS. a CONVERS, of Muskingum.
F. D, KIMBALL, of Medina.
ALEX1 G. CONOVER, of Miami.
SEN. S. W. B0TSWICK, Harrison co.
for senator:
JONAS D. CATTELL, Columbiana co.
American" jotjntt ticket.
D. McCURDY, of Salera tp.,
. MENDEXUALL, Mt. Pleasant.
For Slutrtff.
JAMES H. BLINN, Steubcnville.
For Treasurer.
JOHN MoADAMS, of Warren.
For Comity pecoder .
GEORGE BEATTY, Steubenville,
For Prosecuting Attorney.
JAMES M. SHANE, Steubenville.
For County Ccmmimnner.
JOSEPH B. McGREW, of Smithficld.
. . For Surveyor.
JOHN HARTFORD, of Island Creek
At the Annnnl Session of the State Council,
held in Cleveland, June 5th, 1855, the follow
ing Platform of Principles as expressive of the
sentimontof theOrderin thin Slate, wan adopt
d and ordered to be published to the world
wrer the signatures of ill officers :
We proclaim la the world the following
I. The unlimited freedom of Religion dis
connected with politics hostility to ecclesias
tical influences upon tbe atfairs of government
equality of rights to all naturalized Emi
grants who are thoroughly Americanized, and
eve no temporal allegiance, by reasou of their
religion highur than that lo the Constitution.
II. Vo interference with the rights of citi
znship aleadv acquired by Foreigners, and
tbH protection of law to all who honestly cwi
rate from love uf liberty ; but the exclusion of
foreign paupers and felons, aud a refusal to
extend the right of suffrage to all who come
hereafter iiutil they shall have resided 21 years
in the Uuiled Slates and complied with tbe
aturaltzation Laws.
III. Opposition to all political organizations
composed "exclusively of Foreigners, and to
Foreign Military Companies, and to all attempts
to exclude the Bible from Schools supported by
the trovernment."
IV. Slaver is local hot national : we op
vim-a its extension in any of our territories, and
the increase of its political liower by the ad-
missioa-inlo the Uniou of nuy Slave Slate or
tberwise: aud we demand of tbe General Gov
eminent an- immediate redress of the great
wrongs whicli have been inflicted upon the
cause of Freedom and the American character
by the repeal uf tha Missouri Compromise, and
the introduction. ot Slavery into Kansas in vio
lation of law,, by the force ol arms, and tueue
it ruction of tlMc'ulective franchise.
V. Id humble imitation of the wisdom of
Washington, we oppose all intervention in the
affairs of Foreign stales ; yet on all proper oc
easion, we wilt not withhold our sympathy
tfoni any people aspiring to ue tree.
VI, We support American Industry and ge
iuub acainst the adverse policy of Foreien.ua
tioM aad facilities to. internal and external
commerce by the improvement of rivers and
harbon fend theconstructioa ui natioual roada
naiviwr the various sections of. tbe Union
VII. the Union of these Utatus should be
made perpetual by a faithful allegiance to the
VIII. In Btate policy we zealously advocate
Retrenchment and Reform--a modification of
the present oprutsive system uf Taxation and
a iiberju system oi runiicociionis.
.THOS. SPOON ER, President,
Jobm Z. Rees, Secretary.
Prospects of the Coming; Election
From every part of tho State tho news
are of the most cheering character. The
l'rieods of Freedom and America are filled
with confidence : and the rotten Democra
cy behold with staring eyes the dark cloud
cf oblivion that will soon envelope tliem
in its dusky folds ; leaving nought but the
memory of their Dins behind. Tho Amer
if an Republican ticket is composed of men
who ran neither be bought by tbe smiles
or. awed by the frowns of a corrupt admin
istrelivn.' At its head stands the name of
a man j ever a fearless advocate in free
dom's cause who never , bowed his nrck
to a .Southern joke, or failed to expose
their nefarious schemes. Next comes the
fearless Ford, an Ameeican in heart and
one of tho noble band that refused to aid
in binding bis brethera to the car of Sla
very, and taught the South to know that
there was a party at the North that woul
not bend like the pliant. Democracy, at
their wJL , Tbe bulatico of the State tick,
tj, are good wen Hud true, aud their elec
tion will do honor to the 'Buckeye State,
Tbaltbey-caR be elected, does not admit
of a duubt. The Democrat themselves
noVf it, aud.liciKT the avidity with which
the seize upon the forlorn lope uf creating
a division between tie AmeriqanB and Re-
pubjioans. Take notice; overt one, of the
sudden lovo with whioh they are attacked j
for "Old Cxat Whio.8,'!- Tho dear old
nicnt whata'chango has come o'er the
spirit of democracy dream, within the
last two years. Tbey (the Whigs) are no
longer "Blue light Federalists," 'Tories,'
Ac Oh, no ! "We want your help this
Fall, in order to enable us to Jivt at the
expense of the public a little longer, and
if you will only vote for us, you will be a
noble set of fellows, but if you don t I
well, we'll keep quiet until after the elec-
tion, and .then stand from under.". What
sympatbetic beings democrats are, anyhow. J
In the plenitude of they generosity, they
even embrace Father Trimble, and exhort
the Americans to vote for him, and vindi-
cate their honor by permitting Medul to 1
occupy the Governor's Chair for another I
term. But it won't do. Tho attempt is
little too barefaced ; the cloven foot sticks
through the shallow covering, and shows
the strait to which the inventors are re-
duced. The Whigs have fought too long,
face to face with tho self-styled Democra-
cy ; and know them too well to be caught
in such a silly trap.
As for Trimble, it is sheer folly to think
of wheedling Americans into the support
of a man nominated by a few pro-slavery
citizens of Cincinnati, and then to cap the
climax, tbey try to palm him upon a par-
ty for which he has no sympathy. V e
do not believe that Trimble will receive
thirty votes in Jefferson Couuty.
Our Judicial, Senatorial, and County
' Ticket.
From Tuscarawas and Harrison counties
we have the most cheering intelligence in
relation to the triumphant success of the
n.,Ki:,.nn tlnl-nt th nninnmifintRUC-
1, iuuiivo wusvv, 1 1
cess of Gen. S. W. Bostwick, our popular
candidate for tho Judicial benek In Co
lumbiana county it is confidently expected
that the Republican ticket will be elected
by from 1500 to 2000 uiujotity.. The'tal
en ted aud deservedly popular J D. Cattcll
will staad amongst the foremost on his
ticket. The Buokcye State says, "Every
day brings fresh, acccscions to our ranks,
from, the Democratic party. Wc hesitate
not to say that wc shall carry the county
by an increased majority over last fall's
vote. I hat will do tolerably well, Uro.
Wilson. 1G50 last Fall. In Jefferson
county we intend not to be outdone by our
neighbors ia fidelity to the cause of truth
and freedom. It is our expectation to
roll up a larger majority this full,, for the
American ticket than was given last fall.
rue the opposition party is hard at work,
by day and by night, canvassing the coun
tv. aud as thev so circulutinr all kinds of
false rumors. It is a regular battle, bc
tween the people on the one side, and
Hunker Democratio office seekers on the
other, and it is our opinion that the peo
ple will triumph on the second Tuesday in
October, by electing their own candidates.
Wc have now in tbe field oue of the best
and most popular tickets ever presented to
the voters in Jefferson county. Look at
the men whose names are placed upou the
American Republican ticket. Examine
into their antecedents, and look at their
present position. They are every man of
the anti-elavcry to the core. Possessed of
all the requisite qualifications for the va
rious offices with which their names stand
connected, "honest and competent,"
they can not but receive tho hearty sup
port of an enlightened and virtuous peo
ple. Every thing connecUd with this
contest indicates this to be the last politi
cal fight tho Skve Democracy will ever
maKe in u county, uuuer meir preset
corrupt ana rouen.org&uizauou. v e ua
upon it as a fixed fact that the days of
Huukerdora are numberod, and that hence-
forth it will be spoken of-in an organized
state asaTHiwi wtucn was, dm is not.
Inspiration. Gill of the Ohio Patri-
ot, has recently been endowed with the
poetic talent in a marvellous dogroe. He
grinds out with wonderful case, all kinds
of doggerel poetry. Wonder if he is prac-
ticinir in view of sineine his clique to sleep
about the 2d Tuesday in October, that thev
may not ba shocked by the result of the
election in Columbiana countv. Shouldn't
wondcrif the next thing we bear of. him,
he has become an adept in.tbe artof ms-
merizine. and finallv joined the latter-dav
saints, and is elevated to tbe High Priest-
hood of the onion There is no telling to
what pinnacle of fame he may yet ascend.-
Stay down with us a little lonccr, Brothor
More Democratic Avowals
1 UC
following from the Richfield (Mo.) Enter
prise evinces the temper of the Atchison
ana Btringieiiow rumans wnom ricrcc is
conspiring witn to plant Slavery m Kansas:
"Tho policy of the South basnowceas-
ed to be that of temporizing. We are do-
tcrmincd: U. put in requisition the stout
hearts and strong, arms which God bas
furnished us with and if to maintain our
constitutional rights, it becomes necessary
to deluge the territory of, Kansas with hu
man blood, it will bo done. This
rest assurred, will be the result notwith
standiug it would be an insult to the vir-
gin soil of the Territory, to miagle with
the crimson tide that will now from the
veins of tho hired dastards and poltroons
of the North and East."
And for thwarting theso blood-thirsty
villains, Gov. Reedor was SHcrificfd, and
attempted to be disgraced,
. We must Rally our Forces.
The second Tuesday of Octocer is near,
and all who "are desirous of freeing our
State from tho rulo of the sham democra-
cy of 1855, should be at work. If every
man who is dissatisfied with the present
administration, both State and National,
will but put forth a slight effort, they, will
be driven like' chaff before the wind.
What True American is willing to submit
any longer to the political despots, who
now hold tbe reins of government ? "Wo
ask every thinking man in the Stato j.are
you prepared to support tor our btate om-
Cers, men, who endorse the course of on ad-
ministration that has become a reproach
to our boasted free institutions ? The or-
gan8' of the "sham democracy in Ohio,
may exert all their ingenuity in covering
Up its multitude of sins, but they are gra-
veQ 0n the hearts of a people that they
will no longer be blinded by falsehood.
The day of reckoning is at band, and they
tremble at tbe thought oT an overwhelm-
nW defeat, that surely awaits them.
Rally every man of you, and marcn to
the polls on the day of the election ; and
we must win the battle. The enemy is in
the field,, straining every muscle for the
struggle. They are canvassing the cottn-
ty, endeavoring by every species of dishon
esty and misrepresentation, to discourage
tiie friends of the American lwpublican
ticket. They are industriously engaged
m trvjng to produce the impression in the
country, that tho Americana in this- city
are deserting their standard. But we
assure you that such is not tbe case. ' We
areat least one hundred stronger than
we wcr0 one vcar a8 aua Bl1
The flames burns brighter than evci and
will continue to increase until not a ves-
tigo of Medill & fierce democracy remains.
Ud and at tllClll, TIIE VICTORY IS OURS
From Nebraska.
A Correspondent of tho Milwaukie News
writing from Omaha City, under date of
August 28, gives us the following account
of an affair which took place at tort tal
houn :
"I am compelled to add another to the
list, already too long, of melancholy events
which have transpired near this place.
Fort Calhoun it the county scat of Wash
ington county in this territory. It is lo
cated on the Missouri, about 18 miles
above horc, and about three miles below
De Soto. The latter place was its rival
in the last Legislature, for becoming the
point where iustico should radiate.
Those two points were seized upon by
the land speculators as town sites. To
secure the necessary legislation in behalf
of thoao, cumcr loU, sWrrS, kaA fraotioue
of shares became staple currency around
the Cnoitot last winter, and the result of
the whole matter was, that several of the
most influential members succeoded to a
part proprietorship of the county scat, as
oue of their legislative perquisites. A
law was passed requiring Judge Bradley
to hold a term there, and a small building
was erected for his accommodation, or
rather, perhaps, to mark the exact locality
of tbfl countv seat. The claim rules re-
quire town proprietors to make a certain
amount of improvements, as a condition
upon which they will be protected, All
this they, at Fort Calhoun, had neglected
to do. A few weeks since, a man named
Davis, encouraged, it is said, by De Soto,
moved into his bouse and jumped the Cap
The intelligence was soon carried abroad
by some tone traveller who was passing
that way, and the inhabitants of Fort Lai
a4 tftuaba chy Council
Bluffg) and other pointa.ffi0re romotc wcrc
n h- h tot of fometttation. Yes
wflg the day fixed upon for mov.
ing tlie intrujer. They marched to the
housfj rf whom thcy found arnMd
i. fnHifi(,j and ;n sufficient force to
make a formidable resistance. Mr. Coch
ran informed Davis of the object of their
visit ; told lnm tticy oia not acsire to use
force, but were determined w nave me
claim.;.: Davis replied be should never
leave it alive. CochaB replied, 'You will
leave it,' and turned back towards his com-
rades. Davis and his party retired to the
door of the bouse, and, as they did so,
drew xt armB- At 1018 mment several
i . .. . . ..
guns were fired from tho house, and tbe
nro rnca ny ine invading loroe
At tbe first fire, Mr. Goss fell dead, and
"." P10 ana inompson, oi tne in
fading party, were sovcrely, but not mo
lly wounded. Several ot the iiavis par
ty, ako, are Buppoeed to be wounded. The
body of Gobs was taken through this place
I Pn.inoil Hlnffa fhia mnrmnfr Piirnhv
who was wounded in the arm, resides here.
But tho eu(j nofcvet
geveral per80Ilg and among them iIar
c BDeaker of thc HoUBC of KeprcSen
L,, nre bu8;jv ennaeed in rallvinii a
forcc to routc Davis at all hazards, and
manv of thm swcar ncVer to return while
a live man remains in tho house. Both
parties were, desperate, and it need not
surprise you if my next conveys intelli
gence of tho sacriCco of more victims to
the insane spirit of land speculations."
iarDr. Wilson Brown, LicutenantGov
it of Missouri, died, at his residenca in that
State, on tho 27th ult, in the 51st year of
his ago. Tho Dr. was a native of Mary-
. land,"and has held several important posi
tions prior to being elected Lieut. .G over-
nor. In 13o4 he was elected Grand Mas
tor of the Masonic Fraternity.
GOV. SHAimOJr. ..
The New York Evening Post, an old
and reliable Democratic' paper, does not
doubt tho report of Gov. .Shannon's speech
at Westport, and bis disposition1 to Inflict j
Slavery apon Kansas. We eopy its re
marks, tod comnrcRtltbetft totho attention
of tht people of Ohio i . " ' . I
"Siar Shannon, voted for the Nebraska I
bill, with tbe ' evtaiiity of offering bis
constituents, but with the promise that Mr.
Pierce would take care of Lira if they
dropped biui at the noxt election, there can j
of course be no Work too dirty or shame
ful for him to do ' '
Those who in their simplicity thought
that Gov. Reedor wa8 removed from his
office on account of certain speculations i
wild lauds, which be never made, but only
asked Mr. Pierce's permission to make,
will, we think, now be undeceived. The
Kansas legislature could not get on with
him. He was retained in office long after
his offer to speculate, until it was clear that
he could not be relied upon as a confeder
ate of Atchison and Strfngfellow ; but the
moment he began to irefust his signature
to their laws aud 'their validity, he
was summarily dismissed. His place was
first offered to one who it was well known
would not accept it so well known, that
the telegraphio dispatch which brought
from Washington the news of his appoint
ment, brought also the intelligence that he
would certainly refuse it. Shannon, how
ever, has no suoh scruples; he accepted
the offer with alaerity, and set out imme
diately on the errand of enforcing the de
crees of tho adventurers assembled at the
Shawnee Mission, and introducing Slavery
into Kansas.
But will Governor Shannon be able to
perform his promise ? There aro two ob
jections entertained by the people of Kan
sas to the odious rescripts which Governor
Shannon calls laws : in the first place, that
tho conclave by whom they wcrc adopted
had uo authority to act as a legislature;
and in the second place, that they arc of
sotyranical a nature, so repugnant to all
out notions of a free government, that their
execution cannot be endured. Will Gov.
Shannon, for example, be able to exact of
the settlors of Kansas tho oath to support
the Fugitive Slave Law, before thcy are
allowed to vote? Docs he imagine him
self able to execute tho decree issued by
the same usurped authority, which makes
it a crime to speak or publish a word against
the introduction of slavery into Kansas I
By what sort of process docs he expect to
fulfil another decree by which the man who
shelters in his flight a brother man escap
ing from bondage, is to be punished with
death ? The settlers will laugh his law to
scorn, and throw their dfiucc in his teeth-
Will Mr. Pierec, to second his creature
and instrument'in the effort he is about to
make, resort to tho military arm. of the
government ? Will be order out the fed
eral troops as be did to enforce the Fugi
tive Slave Law. at Boston, and as ho would
not do to protect the rights of the residents
of Kansas against the outrages of the in
vaders from Missouri ? If he takes that
step, he plunges the country into a eivil
war at once. Ordinances like those pass
ed by tho usurping legislature at the Shaw
nee Mission, are not laws for a free people
to obey, and all the power at the disposal
of the federal government could no en
force them. Let Mr. Pierce make the ex
periment ; let him try the effect df order
ing out a regiment of the government
troops to aid hi imposing slavery upon Kan
sas against the will of its colonists. It
was not long since that we saw crowds of
eager adventurers on our coasts, our own
countrymen, preparing for a descent upon
Cuba, to deliver the islanders from the
yoke of Spain. Would there be no body
to go up to the struggle for liberty in Kan
sas, where the cry for help should be rais
ed by our countrymen in their extremity,
our old friends and neighbors, who, in fix
ing their residence there, vainly imagined
that tbey were still ui a free country I Our
word for it, the protest against a tyranny
worse than that of Spain would not be un
regarded. Thousands of the young men
of the North, already too impatient of the
dull calmness of a peaceful life, wonld
throng upon the ground in 6uch numbers
as to elbow the comparative handful of
soldiery out of the territory, and even to
hustle the whole army of United States
officers, governors, judges and marshals,
over the frontier. . ', ,
Let no man dony, then, that . the intro
duction of Slavory into-Kansas, as the
consummation of one more object of the
Nebraska bill, is the groat question o the
day. Almost every mail from, the West
informs us of a new. step taken in this aur
daoious enterprise, and adds new interest
toils approaching success or failure.' '
STBy the following paragraph, from
tbe San Francisco Golden Era, it appears
that business bas settled1 down into a ra
tional pobitiuu, and that the dayB of spec
uJators are numbered:-" . - .
"Lend me a Dollar,,", is a disease' quite
oomroon at present among tbe 'confidence
men' and the 'flat brokers' of Montgome
ry street. A few years ago, these same
follows, who now beg the loan of a paltry
dollar from a passing acquaintance, kept
fast horses and squandered thousand? of
dollars in dissipation- The thing, ii up
with them now, however.1 The suppress
ion of gambling and scarcity of money has
nlavcd the deuce with' their calculations.
' and thcy must cither go to work, or leave
' .1.- .
me euy.
We are permitted to make the following
extracts from a letter from a gentleman in
Canada West to a freutlciwin in ' this tky.
It gives an interesting account of an almost
successful attempt to recover the money lost
ia the steamer Atlantic on Lake Ericabowt
three years ago. ," ' v . .';.-'
: .; Pr. Dover, Ag.2Cth, 1865.- -,
You no doubt have beard of the many
unsuccessful atteavpti tq obtain tbo money
chest lost with ffte steamer Atlantic three
years ago said to contain $00,000. The
statute, I believe, limits the claim ; of ow
nership oyer property "tbus lost' to three
years, in tun case tne lime limited ex
pired on the 20th inst., and Green,' the
celebrated submarine diver, reached here
on the tht, in the canal boat schooner
YorktowD, Capt Patterson, on bis way to
the wreck, 25 miles distant. They return
ed yesterday, and being well acquainted
with Capt. Patterson, I obtained the follow
ing account of him. "About 10 o'clock
(says Capt. P.) ou the 24th, all being rea
dy, Green descended by means of a line,
which having a grapple on the end had bc
come fast to something below. lie was
dressed with, throe pair of flannel drawers,
three shirts, also flannel; three pair of
woolen pants three coats and three ;pair of
woolen stockiags, surmounted by his sub
marine armour; on his feet he had a pair
of stogy shoes, with a lead sole 1-2 or .5-8
of an inch thick, and a belt of 80 lbs of
shot around bis body, to sink bim, (and
Tho breast piece of the armour cannot
weigh less than 50 lbs.)
' Taking hold of the line he descended fin
ding it perfectly light so that he could sec
all around him to the depth of sixty feet,
when it grew dark, and for the- balance of
his fearful journey amid the oavorus of tho
deep, he was guided slocly. by tho line,
until at the depth of abouf 140 feet, when
he struck bottom,, or. something which be
soon made out to bo the wheel-house of
the illrfated. boat; groping along, ho slid
on the hurxioanc deck, from thence to tbe
guards of the boat; by poking nrooad be
discovered, the precise position of the boat,
and found, himself not far from, tbe sought
for office,, and? made fast the end of a line
which ho had carried down with him, to a
8taunchion. near the gangway, and giving
the signal he ascended, carrying with him
a piece of the wheel-house which he had
secured, (a piece of which about 8 inches
long, 4 inches, wide and 1 inches thick,
was siwed off and presented to me by tbe
Captain oftheYorktown.) He had gone
down, ia all, 152 feet, and remaiucd just
40 minutes. After resting he again des
cended, having first partaken of a hearty
meal without removing Lis drosa, nave tho
heavy piece. His excitement was intense
at his great success thus far, and when he
decended the second time he was quite hot,
(the day was intensely hot.)
Deccndhig to his second 'lino ho soon
stood on the deck; feeling his way along,
he soon reached tho "tbird" window,
which beiug unbroken, ho shattered it, and
reaching in his hand laid it upon theuiuch
conveted safe, just in the position which it
had been described to him. Not being a
ble to reach i t far enough to make the line
fast, he again ascended for a hook to h ook
through tho handles! reaching tho deck be
made known his success and requirmeut,
and as no hook was ready, sat down unti
one could be secured to a line. As they
were about ready, be rolled over, saying he
was sick, luey swppeu uiui uuu uuuo uu
. ,nl i J I- J J -11
in their power for him, but were finally o-
bliged to buoy tbe lines and make sa il for
this place, for medical attendance. They
reached here at noon yesterday, and two
physicians were immediately called, who
xnressed their otinion that he could . not
ive; however, they labored faithfully with
him, and at night pronounced him better,
and this morning, although not out of dan
ger; it is thought he will live, and is , in a
feir way for speedy recovery." lie says it
his life is spaied be will, yet be the owner
of the chest- He will no doubt be more
nantiniiR in future how he makes a dive
when ho is warm, and on a full stomach.
His first exclamation on his second ascen
sion was, "I touched the gold."
New Orleans Doctors ai Nurses
The Norfolk Correspondent o the Balti
more American writes :
."Ricardoof New Orleans, and his gal
lant party of doctors and nurses, ae doing
noble service. They are an unique organ
ization, and I cannot help telling you of a
peculiarity of Ricardo, who as you know.
. i , .11 0-.il - Tl- -lln
IB a W110IO SOUiea oouiueruer. e co
his nurses the "French artillery," and bas
them in as good discipline as you ever saw
a military company. They sit together at
the - hospital, and at tbe old City Jlotc'
and 'the instant be calls for one, he or she
rises and answers,, and immediately bun
dies up and travels to the place designated
I never saw such system... J?ity that we
had it no sooner." .
But Little Difference. Mies Mc
Dowell ia tbo last number Of the Woman's
Advocate, utters tho following holdout
significant truth : ' . : '
;! "As women are more affected by the
prevalence of immorality than men, it is
really strange that they do not frown down
those vices of men which are so frequent
ly fatal to their own tranquility. . Many
female who would not refuse to dine witl
a profligato,' would think horsolf foully in
suited, were sho invited to take tea with i
courtezan ; but the only difference between
the two is, one wears jjuntsilooti siyl the
other pantalettes tuii morula w tuu same.
Yellow Fever.. ' '
. BaltimOrk, Sept. 23. The steamboat'
Nortlt Carolina", arrived to-day, bringiug
intelligence from Norfolk, up 'to noon, Sat
urday). Nothing can be more appalling
thaw tbe present aspect of affairs, and the
weather has been so very unfavorable, as to
cause lukgiviugs with regard to those who
are sick. , Dr. Ferguson, President of the
Howard Association, died thia morning.
This fact adds greatly to the despondency
of the people.- Thb physiciins say that
the disease litis tat none of its' malignity.
There were 40 inferments en Thursday,
twenty-eight on Friday and thirty on Sat
urday. ' ' .''
At Portsmouth, on Friday, there were
twenty-five deaths; on Thursday twenty-
two, and about thirty o Saturday. The
acting Mayor, Mr. Hullisay, was taken to
the hospital yesterday. It is estimated,
that of 2,200 persons, now in Portsmouth
2000 of them arc either convaleseent or
sick. Acclimated uurses and physieiaus
are much wanted ; but the authorities hope
no more will come from the. North, who
have not hud the fever, to furnish fresh
victims.'- ''"'? ,! '- :,'v 7: - 1
Woods Hole, Mass., Sept.. 21 The
schooner Joseph James, from Georgetown,
S. C, bound for Bungor, was picked up,
near Great Rip, aad brought to Edgartown.
The captain aud. enew- are down, with the
yellow feverr and. and. uuable to navigate
the thft vessel. . ' '.- " !''
Baltimore, 8ept. 24. William. Fow
ler, of this city, was killed to-day ou-the
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, by jumping
from the cars at Monocacy. . . ,
The flags of our shipping, and also at
engine houses, are displayed at half mast,
and the bells are tolled to-day, out of re
spect to the memory of Mr. Ferguson,
President of tbe Howard Association of
Norfolk. He was formerly a citizen of
Philadelphia, Sept. 24. On Satur
day, the Grand Jury of Burlington Boun
ty' N-J.,.fouui a bill against Israel Ad
ams, engineer of the train that was thrown
off tho track of tho Cauvdcn, and Amboy
lailroad, ou the 29tliof August, for man
aughter, in causing the death, of certain
persons,, by gross carelessness in. running
his train. He was held to bail in $6000.
bill was also found against Jabez Ring-
don, ticket agent at Burlington, for grand
irceucy in appropriating certain property
belonging. to Mr.-P. Laveland,. one of the
persons killed by the recent accident.
Racine, Mich., Sep,. 22. The brigs
Blackhawk and Young America, came in
to collision) this- morning. She was bound
from Chicago to -Oswego, and had a cargo
on boarxiof 11,000 bushels of corn. The
crew wore saved.. The vessel was owned
at Oswego..
New York, Sept. 4. Capt. Wright,
is pronounced out of danger, and Mr.
Dean, has been admitted to bail, in tbe
sum of 5000.
Philadelphia Sept. 28. Deaths in
this city last week, 205..
JteTThe Mexican method of. cure for
the yellow, fever consists in. having the
body cbntinuttlly and. gently rubbed by at
cast two as8istant8,sotluit an equable beat
by friction is maintained, while at the
same time sweet oil and lemon, juice are
administered internally in an equal propor
tion, and as rapidly as the patient can
swallow tbe done. Lime juice is said to
be more efficacious than that of lemon
when it can.be procured. In Guayaquail
it is also usual to apply the lime juice ex
ternally, the patient being even literally
bathed in it, whoa a sufficient quantity of
the fruit can be obtained.. , '
J5Hiiam Griswold has- been, nomina
ted for the State Senate by the Republi
cans of Cuyahoga County. An excellent
choice; his nomination will be received
with much satisfaction by the friends of
true Republican principles throughout the
State. Cuyahoga county will give a large
ly increased majority for tbe Republican
ticket, : . -
Well Said. Tbe New York Times,
in commenting upon Gen. Cass's remarks
in bis recent letter, that "the Democratic
party was never more loudly called upon
to adhere to its principles and organization
than at tbe present time," appositely says
"This in the abstract &mxm to bo univer
sally conceded; the praotical difficulty con
gists 'in ascertaining what its principles
arc, and whether it has. any organization
to adhere to or .not " . ......
JSpThos. Spooner, Esq., of Cineinnati
in a speech delivered by bim at tbo Re
publican Mass Convention at Mt Gilcad,
said that Mr., Chase would, without any
doubt, get a m ajority in Hamilton county
Hundreds, be said) who at first intended to
Vote foe Trimble, have changed ; their
minds. - , . .'! ,''; . . i -V"
r. Agricultural Fairs. v
; Jefferson County Fair, at - Stonbcnville
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Octo
ber i)d, 4th and otn. '
. . Columbiana County Fair, at New Lis
,bou,; Wednesday, Thursday and i Friday,
Bcptembor 5H, yth and28.;V . : .
Harrison Connty Fair, at Cadis, ,Wd
nesday, I hursday, and triday, October li
ltu anil mui.
Hon'. Abbot lawrenee's Will. . '"
The will df the late Hon. Abbot Law-'
reace occupied thirty two closely written
foolscap jngca. Wetopy such portions
from it as we think may be "moot Were.
ting. ' The estate of Mr. Lawrcnoe is app
raised at 52i4OO,00l - Ilis publio bequest
by Lis will in 180,000. The jwill begins
with tbe following touching paragraph:
A,I commend my soul to my Maker, com. ...
milting k to Him aa into the han ds of a
Holy Father and roost merciful 8vlour,
looking foi1 acceptance only .through, the
merits of mRedeemerd my body I
commit to tb earth to be' deoently buried
without pomp or p!ay."
The Will then directs that all debts a.
gainst the estate be first paid off,:; To lis
'beloved fife KatherineM leueatss the
sum of $25,000) the I houseioM goodty li
brary, furniture, carriages and! their app
urtenances, &e., Ae., also $40,000, a life
insurano ia tie Massachusetts Hospital
lifo Insurance Co:, also the maatnoa house
in Park street and' appurtenances thereto j
also ebb inoomo of Hind and store in Milk '
St wet and Theatre A.1W1 Ln tho UaA .
aim sfore iu Cornhiil: nlsn tan atnroa -!(.
f " ni.u
land on Tremout stimat,. also store and land
northerly side of Statntr-eet; also the sum
of $190,000 in mooey,Wks;; Ac!, to be
held in trust for her benefit; -. . .
To James Lawrence, one undivided third
part in the farm at Groton, together with
interest in stocky &o. , ' x. ; "
'LV Annie Bigelow, (daughter) wife of
Benjamin Ii: Rotch, 890,000, to Rather
ine Bigelow, wife of Augustus Lowell, $50
000. . : . K: ;V.-.-:
To each son the sum of $125,0601 '
'To each daughter the' sura of 15O,000J.
No pecuniary bequest is made to' bis
beloved brother' Samuel, as tbo Will
states 'such is not lendered.' necessary by
bis circumstances."' ,'.
To Mrs. Eliaa Green;. the wife of IV.
Joshua Green, the sum ofi $10,000. .
To Mrs. Mary Woodbury', $10,000.; '
To Mrs. Sarah L. Fosdick, wife of Rev.
David Fosdick, and Mrj, AnnaM. Seaver,
widow of the late Norman Seaver,'' Esq.,
$3000 each; also to each of the children
of "my sister Mrs. Eliza Green," $3000.
Rev. Andrew Bigelow, John P. Bige
low, Esq., Franeia R. Bigelow, and their
children are all considered ia tbe- WilL
. To each of the children of Samuel Law.
renca and tho- children of his deceased
brother Amos, the sum of 8250, 'to be in
vested in or appropriated for a keepsake, as '
a testimony of my regard , and affectionate
rcmcmbranoe of them.'
To'cnoh of the children oi Samuel Law.
To Rev. tSanmel E LotiBropi D.
To the domestics in his family, family,
viz., Samuel Cease, $50O; Harriet Morton,
$1000: Juo. Wisner, $5000, :
To tho American Bible Society. $5000.
To the American Tract Society, $5000.
American Home Missionary Society,
$5000. : -. :, .,...
To. Harvard College for the endowment
of th Lawrence- Scientific School, $50,000.
The Will states:. "Is is my especial ob-
jeet of this additional gift to provide for the
founding of two Profeasorships one of
EngiDeermgv the other of such of the prao
tical sciences as may seem most fit."
To the Franklin. Association, ia the city
of Lawrence, $5000.; : ' ;
To the city of Boston for the use of th
Publio Library, 810,000.- '
Eon ModeL lodging Houses for the poon
$50)000. ,. .. ; ' . ; .
James Lawrence, JL Ingersoll. Bow-
ditab.and Geo. II. Kuhn are seleeted. to
carry the bequest into effect. The detail
as to the disposition and management of
this noble legacy are minute and mathe
matically specified. ' ; " :
The remainder of the estate, property,
stock, money, uteris to be divided equally
among tbe children and bis grandchildren.
J amps Lawrence, I. Huntington Wal-
oott,.and.J Wiley Edmands aso named as
Ekeoutors of his "last will and testaaent."
The Apple CROP.-i-The Rochester
Democrat say 8: Probably the coming crop
oi appies tnrougnouc tne country was nev
er Deiore so aoundant. in many Boottons
propping up of tno limbs-ofytbe troes-on ao
count of the groat quantity of fruit Has al
ready beoome- necessary to save tbo br&u
ches fvonv.' destruction. On the Western
Reservo, Ohio, farmers have made contract
to sell -them '0 the trees, the buyers to
pick' them at fromsixto ten cents a bushel.
Throughout the east, whore s many
thousand barrels wciosbapped last season
tbe market will be' well, sappliod from tbe
New Eacrland orchardu Unlnss thnra U n
foreign outlet fbiii tb&mitbw-pNees will role
low- k';i -i 'v.
" 1 CificAod, Sept. 18. A'vsevero storm io--curred'
at Milwaukie this 'momingj. and I
the steamer Sebastopol went ashore
o'clock this afternoon, two miles sowthl'of
the ninnt.h nf fha ti VAr . ci n A 4Vit . lrtAdfr
wmv a v va i ruv A1. ltM7Dl
accounts she was on the bar with tbe waves
breaking over her. Men, women and chik
dren could be seen em board.' She would
probably go to , pieces bnless the storm
abated. , ,,, ,
Two 4ncO; attempted to swim ashore, one
of whom waa drowned. Tlioro are a lareo
number ot passengers on board. , .. . , k
' Later. Aocounte about one hour later
from ' Milwaukie state that there Is no
cbanco of saving tho stoanier Sebastopol,
She 1m ulteady gniiig to pipcoR,

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