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THURSDAY, :: : NOVEMBER 20, 1856
. Buchanan's majority in Indiana
about 20,000. ''-TV, ' V '
"Much fighting is reported to bare
taken place. at New Orleans on election
.5TGaHia county give Buchanan 1250 ;
PiUmnrw i.i 75: Fremont 600. In Gu-
4ernatorial election Chase had 344.
. fsriohn W. Forney . is spoken of as
likely to be elected United States Senator
from Pennsylvania.
r 3T"Tlie St, Louis Intelligencer says
the Democrats will ran Breckenridge in
"I860. We shall see.
f "JtSTThey talk of putting Fremont into
the Senate. A number of the N. T. jour
sals advocate the step why not f
XThe Madison Journal (Wii,) says
' Ii&t their city charter provides that all the
shops dealing in intoxicating liquors shall
be closed on election day. A good exam
ple. ." .
.i Kentucky. The Commercial says a
dispatch was received in Cincinnati last
night, from Mr. Breckenridge, which said
yr . 1,1 j T i f
nentucsy naa gone ior cuciiasaji oy ni
teen thousand. ; .' . :u
3T We are requested to state that the
Rev. .' Wji. Lavertt will preach in the
Presbyterian Church of Millersburg, next
Sabbath, 23d mst, at half past ten o'clock.
A. M, and at Holmesville, half past two
the same day.
, j 3Tlt is very doubtful wheth er a sin
gle Fillmoreite or Buchanier has been elect
ed to the Massachusetts Legislature. " So
that Mr. Scmner will be elected to the U.
S. Senate by a unanimous vote. Every
where outside of Burlinoame's district,
the old State did glorious, v
The Second Bogus Legislature . is
Kansas.- The Kansas Legislature, elected
on the 6 th ult, meets on the second Mon
day in January, 1857. ; -
. ' Active preparations are being made for
the accommodation of the members and
visitors at Lecomplon. : ' . -
. 5T"In several of ihe'eounties in Ohio
Fairfield, for instance nearly all the
' Democrats who joined the American party
have gone back to their first-love, and
voted for Buchanan, while the Whig
Americans have "Stood fast -and voted for
Fillmore. This accounts for the increaesed
democratic vote. . - . '-
""JF"A letter to the St." Louis Democrat,
dated Nov. 10th, states that twenty of the
Free States prisoners, taken at Hickory
Point, under Col. Harvet, have been found
guilty "of man-slaughter, and sentenced by
by Judge Lecompte to five years impris
onment at hard labor which under the
Missouri Kansas code, means ball and
chain gang! ' .... ; .
A Fair Test for the "Mediums."
Addisos Davis, of Linn, offers to give
any spiritual medium $50 who will tell
him for- whom California has cast her elec
toral vote, requiring at the same time the
exact number of votes each candidate has
received, before it is possible to hear in
any other way from that State.' '
Latest from New York.
Buchanan' .174,372
Fremont 351,963
Fillmore - . : " , V 114,891
Fremont over Buch. 77,491
' Fremont over Fillmore 137,072
BucL over Fillmore 59,581
Whole number of votes 541,336
X-iTHere is a puzzle intended for the
study of newspaper readers: ,
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The Alleged Embezzlement.- The Ju
ry, says the Statesman, in the case of the
State of Ohio vs. R. S. McE wen, late Clerk
of the Ohio Penitentiary, for embezzle
ment, came into Court yesterday at 1
o'clock P. M and stated that they could
not agree, and were dismissed. They stood
ten for acquittal and two for guilty. Mc
Ewen, was admitted to bail for his appear
ance at next term of the Court of Com
mon Pleas. -
. Buchasav A Minority President.
In eleven northern States Fremont's major
ity over Buchanan is 267,411. It is tho't
that Buchanan's majority in all the south
em States, and four of the northern States,
will not exceed 135,000. Thus it will be
seen that Buchanan is a minority Presi
dent. No wonder the Buchaneers are faint
in their rejoicings 1 The great Sham-ocrat-ic
party is falling to pieces. Stand from
under 1
Vermont The Montpelier Daily Jour
nal, of the 12th, has returns from 220
towns in this Slate, which gives the fol
lowing aggregate:
' Fremont 37,602 ,
v Buchanan . . 9,974
Fillmore 537 :
Fremont's plurality 27.728. The towns
to be heard from will increase this to nearly
or quite 30,000. . ;' . '
' Hon. George T. Hodges, Republican, is
elected to Congress in the first district, in
place of Hon. John iWhem, deceased, by
a majority of about 8.000.
Colonel Fremont.
Whatever may be the current of politics,
CoL Fremont has, in the recent contest,
gained laurels which no mere victory could
have given. He has proved himself pos
sessed of the most eminent qualities of a
man and hero, j; Maligned by the most
malicious "lies, he has not stooped to an
swer them. Assailed in the persons of his
mother, wife and children, in terms which
are only .applicable to the vile and criminal,
he has borne it'like a martyr, and reviled
not again. Amidst a storm of fierce as
saults he has remained calm, nor once de
parted, -from Jha-,4iguity of -his - position
and the deportment of a gentleman. The
passage of the Rocky Mountains amidst
the snow of winter, proved him capable of
courage in danger and of fortitude in suf
fering, but his passage through the Pres
idential election proves him that rare char
acter a moral hero. While a shame,
which can never be washed out, adheres
to his assailants, he emerges from the con
flict wiser in conduct, brighter in renown.
... We were not in favorof Fremont's nom
nalion, but if it appeared an error then
the event has proved it right. Nobly has
he sustained the cause committed to his
trust, which has been sullied by no act of
his, but is now stronger and brighter than
ever. It is now certain that no other man
could have aroused the same amount of
popular sympathy, and to him has been
paid the highest compliment ever bestowed
by this nation on one of his age. -At forty-five
only, while yet young, he has bare
ly escaped an election to the. Presidency.
For him it is glory enough. , ,. ;. . ;
The Biters Bitten.
The. Wayne county (Pa.) Democrat says
that at the meeting of the Return Judges
of that county, after the Presidential elec
tion, the democrats undrtook to cipher out
majority for Buchanan. To do this they
excepted to the returns from three repub
lican townships, on the ground of in
formality. ' A rule was established to
make . the lack of particularity in the re
turns from these townships fatal to then
reception.1' The returns were excluded.
Afterwards it was discovered that the re
turns from three other townships were de
fective in the same way, and they had to
be excluded likewise, - The result was that
the. Democrats lost in the operation. The
allowed majority for the fusion ticket was
greater than the actual majority. . The ac
tual fusion majority, allowing all the re
turns to stand, is 4. - Excluding the re-,
turns from the six "townships, it is 100.
So much the democrats got by trying to
cheat. . They defrauded all: the .electors of
six townships out of their votes, in order
to swell up a respectable Buchanan major
ity, and all they accomplished was an in
crease of the fusion majority. .. There is such
thing as being altogether too sharp. :
Election Frauds.
The Louisville Journal says that a pa
per is circulating in Kentucky for signa
tures, calling on the Governor to convene
an extra session of the legislature, for the
purpose of considering the frauds practised
at the late elections and taking some meas
ures to prevent a repetition of them. The
Journal does not say what was the extent
of the fraudulent voting in that State; but
it hiuts very strongly that the heavy ma
jorities in the. river counties of Kentucky,
Indiana and Illinois were swelled by vo
ters who had no right to vote in either, but
who exercised the privilege of voting in
the two that happened to be most conve
nient. ' " ; - .
" There can be no doubt, we think, that
an immense amount of fraudulent voting
was thus done on the borders of States
contiguous to each other. In all proba
bility, Illinois has been carried for Buch
anan by votes smuggled over the border
from Kentucky and Missouri, and it is not
at all improbable that Kentucky was car
ried in the manner suggested by the Journal-
. " : : r
In Pennsylvania the amount of illegal
voting was unnecessarily large, the demo
cracy having overrated their necessities.: .'
Census of Nebraska. This , young
Territory is going ahead finely. ;f The cen
sus just taken shows a population of 10,-
716, and 4,000 voters. : The - population
has increased over two and one-fourth fold
in a single year, and the number of voters
nearly three times greater than in 1 855.
Maine The Kennebec Journal has re
turns from all the towns in the. State ex
cept 9, and from all the plantations but
45. They give the following footings :
Fremont V' ' : ,1' ; 61,450
Buchanan - ' - . " '33,191 " '
Fillmore ' : ' . 3,053 .
Fremont over Buchanan 27,259. In
the entire State his plurality will be about
28,500. : .'" 1 " ' ; '
Making the President.
Bvthe law of 1782, the Presidential
electors are to meet at the State capitals
on the first Wednesday of December, (Dec '
3,) give in their votes for President and !
Vice President, make three certified lists ;
thereof, transmit one by a special messen
ger to the President of the Senate at Wash
ington, another by mail, and deposit the
third with the Judge of the District Court.
The first two are to bo sent to Washington
by the first eduesday in January. On
the second Wednesday of February (Feb.
11,1 the votes are to be counted by the
President of the Scuate, in presence of
both branches of Congress.
On the 4th March the new Jf residential
term begins. On that day also the terms
of the present House of Representatives ex
pire, and those of the new House begin.
After the inauguration, the President usu
ally sommons a session of the Senate, for
such Executive business as may be im
portant, confirm Cabinet appointments, dec.
Congress will not meet, unless called to
gether by extra session, until Dec. 1st.
1857. '
Original Communications.
For the Holmes County Republican.
Where is Shrock.
Mr. Caskets A little over one year
ago, it was the privilege of the people of
this county to select a Prosecuting Attor
ney, to stand guard over the State's rights
in the county, It was then asserted that
if the present incumbent of that ofnee
should be successful, that it would be the
last of the prosecutions against Shrock.
His friends assured the people that he was
an enemy to Gilbert, and an enemy to
crime generallv. and that if elected he
would ferret out the whole transaction of
the plundering of the county.
" How has this turned out ! . On the 1 2th
of November, Shrock' a time expired in
the Penitentiary, and there is now pending
somehaIf-dozen or more indictments against
him. Why is it that the Prosecutor has
all at once become so lame, and so forget
ful of the pledges made by him and his
friends i , Does he know that it is his duty
to have these indictments disposed of by
an arrest and trial f " What influence has
wrought upon him siuce his election to
cause him to slumber upon the rights of
the people! Let him emerge from his
hiding place, and tell us where Shrock is,
and why he has not redeemed the phged
virtue of the party to which he belongs,
that crime should receive no countenance
at his hands. Is it be cause he is fearful of
incurring costs upon the county, that this
plunderer is to go unwhipt of justice ? If
so, all a man will have to do, to protect
him in crime, is to commit greater ones, and
the people will suffer them rather than in
cur the costs of a prosecution. . . -1
. : , PRAIRIE.
Oyster Trade.
The oyster trade, of Baltimore is of less
than twenty years' growth, and now there
are upwards of three hundred vessels em
ployed in' the business, which bring week
ly to the city over 100,000 bushels, the
larger portion of which, the American says,
arc shipped to .the West w ithin twenty
tour Hours of their arrival. A single es
tablishment in Baltimore shucks, packs, and
ships 4000 bushels per day, or more than
1,000,000 bushels per year, excludm; the
three months in which the law prohibits
their being brought to the city. At the
same time upwards of 400,000 bushels of
lime are burned. .. There are a large num-i
ber of establishment engaged in the vari
ous modes of preserving the bivalves for
transportation, and the whole trade far ex
ceeds $2,000,000 per year. . The West
"pays for the oysters." Exchange.
H. S. Weston, Agent, for this place, is
doing a large business. Call and see what
nice ones he has. ' ' ; "'
The Wicked Gnash their Teeth.
1 following Washington
Union, organ of the Pierce and -Buchanan
Administrations: - '-.- !
Priest Ridden New England. The
result of the Presidential election in. New
England proves that a majority of her" peo
ple have bowed their necks to the domin
ion of religious fanaticism. While their
hearts are bleeding over the condition of
slavery in which the negroes at the South
are placed, they seem to be wholly uncon
scious that they are the victims of a far
worse servility themselves.' They are the
slaves of passion, of prejudice, of religious
tyranny ; and yet they hug their own chains
of absolute subjection to puritanical fanati
cism, and think they are doing God sen-ice
in shedding tears over the servility of south
ern slaves, who neither desire or need their
sympathies. ; New England to-day is
groaning under a despotism which challen
ges a parallel in any other part of the
world. They labor under the delu
sion that they are free men, and they boast
loudly of their devotion to freedom. But
there is no freedom in New England.
The church is supreme over the minds of
the priest-ridden people." Ihey do not
think for themselves, but the political ora
cles of the pulpit do their thinking. The
worst species of despotism is that in which
the mind is enslaved. That is the despot
ism which broods over New England. The
slave of the South is happy and contented
with his condition. He knows that he was
not fitted by nature for freedom, and he is
contented with the guardian protection
which he enjoys from humane and kind
masters. The New England men are de
luded with the idea that they are free, and
yet they are wearing the chains of en
slaved intellectual beings. They look to
their religious teachers for their thoughts,
and they follow the dictates of bigotry and
fanaticism with slavish submission. They
accept whatever falsehood, whether of doc
trine or of fact, that their religious guides
choose to impose upon them. Church and
State are virtually one in New England. -The
power of the pulpit is supreme, and it
has just been exerted in dictating the vote
cast for Fremont."' '- ;
Price of Wool. There has been, a
steady rise in the price of wool ever since
May, with no prospect of a decline. This
should induce farmers to take good care of
their sheep during the winter, -.-The wools
of Jefferson and Harrison are .now selling
at home for from 55 to 60 cents a pound,
and the fine wools of Washington county,
Pennsylvania, are held at 65 cents, liood-
ale & Co., Cleveland, have furnished us
with the following: "The wool market
presents an upward tendency; our- sales
amount to over 200,000 lbs." within the
last three days, at an advance over former
prices, j We are anticipating still further
advance between this and February, owing
to the short supplv on the market, but not
owing to any ability of the manufacturers
to pay higner prices, ior it is eviut-in. um
wools bear ranch higher rates in propor
tion, than woolen goods."-!-OAio Farmer.
Ltkihi Law in Kansas. Under this
head the St. Louis Republican states that
two persons have been arrested on roiiawa
tomie Creek in Kansas Territory charged
with robbery of peaceable citizens, and
hung with the ropes taken front the ani
mals stolen bv tlmm Cina nf the men
hung bore the name of Patrige, ' and has
been quite a conspicious character in the
Territory. JName of the other not known.
XSfThe latest from Illinois gives the
Republicans the State ticket, by about
,000 majority for BisselL The House, it
is said, will stand, 39 Democrats, 29 Re
publicans, 5 Fillmoreites; and tbo Senate, j
Dem. majority. " I
What Democratic Victories are
Made of in Illinois.
Everybody has been astonished at the
vote Illinois' "Egypt?' gives for Buchanan.
When the tremendous majorities given for
Frement by the intelligent citizens of the
northern counties were reported, the State
was given up,' - even by the Democratic
press, as having gone for Fremont and free
dom. But, lo I the Southern counties went
almost solid, many of them, for Buchanan ;
and to the amazement of all, the State is
carried by the Buchaneers Now we pro
pose to throw a little light upon the sub
ject. We submit the following table as
giving ,an obvious explanation. ..
!Ktir Foreign.
Alexander 476 20
Franklin 599 0
Hamilton 1101 10 ,
Jackson 1043 17
7 - . "rilv. Foreign.
Edward 206 54
Gallatin 719 39
Hardin . 194 0
Johnson 656 - 0
Perry ; 109 , 1
Pulaski r 347 , 8
Union, .1337 - 8
Wayne 866 0
Wil'ms'nlUl 8
Saline .
564 0
55 ' 0
772 0
26 1
867 61
. Total . '- 10,987 199
. These are the Southern counties, consti
tuting what is called Egypt, and w hich
gave the great majorities lor Buchanan.
Of these, Jackson gave 1,1 75 Dem. ma
jority; Union, 1,400; Williamson, 1,200.
Sangammon gives Buck 1,200 majority,
and there are in the county 2,024 adults
who can neither read nor write. ;
Winnebago county gives Fremont 3,
200 majority, and only nine who cannot
read and write. In SaDgamruan, William
son, Hamilton and Johnson, the aggregate
population is 14,505, and 4,922 of the
number cannot read or write, being one
third of the whole!! ,.,.
. We find on examination that the first
seven Fremont counties we come to on the
Reserve, stand as follows: .
Ashtabula" ' ''.'' ' 172
Trumbull ' " 231
Cuyahoga 1 ": " '736
Lake 16
Summit ' 770
Geauga 3
Mahoning - " 388
Total ; '; ' 2316
In these seven counties the aggregate
adult population is 92,505, showing that
about one in forty cannot read or write.
Of the 736 ignoramuses in Cuyahoga, 561
are foreigners, nearly every man of whom
voted for Buchanan.
In the New England States, in New
York, in Northern Ohio, Indiana and Illi
nois in short, wherever the people are in
telligent and educated where schools, col
leges and newspapers are found, there you
find the people voting the Republican tick
el; but where ignorance fosters a mere an
imal existence where schools are almost
unknown, and the people are degraded
where election day is a whisky saturnalia
there you find the : pro-slavery Demo
cracy triumphant. ' ' '
It is stated that the democratic majority
in the 9th district of Illinois is actually
larger than the entire legal vote of the
whole district in 1854! '
Where there is ignorance, there will be
corruption. There is no doubt that if the
fraudulent votes returned from Egypt could
be got at, the expose would be astound-
ing. ; ' " "J
At the Democratic convention last spring,
a leading' Douglasite remarked in a boast
ing manner": "Just let us know what ma
jority 'Egypt must give to elect the Demo
cratic ticket; and il shall be forthcoming."
That fellow knew his arty well.
The N. T. Tribune says that in that ci
ty, the thieves, gamblers, brothel keepers
and rum-sullers almost to a man, went for
Buchanan, and quotes in corroboration, the
votes of the notorious "Five Points," which
stood 574 for Buchanan 25 for all oth
ers! ' ' . '
1 The number of newspapers and periodi
cals published in Ohio, Pennsylvania and'
Illinois, stands as follows:" ''.
' Papers and Periodicals. ' Adult Pop.
Ohio - 261 889,593
Pennsylvania 199 1,086,005
Illinois 107 371,275
New York 428
The principal part of the journals iri Il
linois are printed and read in the northern
part of the State, where Republicanism
carries all before it, ... .
All we have to' do is to educate the
masses scatter light through the agency
of common schools and the free press, and
the entire North is with us. Light and
truth go hand in hand oppression and
darl.ness are ' inseparable. Steadily and
ceaselessly the waves of enlightment are
breaking brightly against the crumbling
bulwarks of ignorance. . These dark spots
will ere long be inundated with the glori
ous tide and the last vestige of pro-slavery
Democracy will be swept into oblivion.
Clevelnnd Leader.
The Allies of Buchanan. Although
all our readers are fully and firmly con
vinced of the fact that the Fillmore and
Buchanan men were allies in the late fight
Bishop. Hughes leading one wing of the ar
my and the K. N. Fillmoreites the other
we yet wish to put on record the admis
sion of the parties themselves to that end.
The following from the Louisville Journal
is just the point:' -
"Although unsuccessful in the election
of its candidate, the American party de
serves the gratitude of the country for
what it has done in the recent contest.
The supporters of Buchanan may rejoice
over their success. ' They may shout loud
ly over their victory, but the fact is plain
that, if the contest had been single handed
between Fremont and Buchanan, Fremont
would without doubt have been elected.
Fremont has been defeated and the Dem
ocracy owe their success to the fact that the
Fillmore party was in the field. To its ef
forts the country is indebted for the defeat
of the Northern sectional party." r
3T We understand that Mr. J. Elwell
and family, who left this place for the west
some time since, were aboard the propeller
Toledo, and of course all found a watery
grave, xno tamny consisted 01 miner,
mother, two sons and one daughter. The
sons were both married men, haying left
their wives here to return for them as soon
as they found a location in the West,
We get our information from a friend of
the family. The news is heart-rending to
their friends remaining here. Paineiville
Advertiser. 11 tn.
Hon. Charles Sumner. The Boston
Atlas of Friday saya the rumors that Mr.
Sumner will decline a re-electon to the Ben-
ate, are without foundation, and that Mr.
Snmnr a health is improving.
Kansas Affairs.
From Kansas.
The Herald of Freedom contains many
items of interest touching the condition of
things in Kansas, and we commend the
excellent journal . W general patronage.
Some 13000 have bees contributed to help
re-establish it, principally obtained by the
efforts of Mrs. Brown while her husband
was imprisoned as a traitor. Further aid
needed, and Mrs. Brown intends to spend
the winter in the Western States, and will
call upon the friends of Freedom for sub
scriptions, t The Herald says:? '?
--"We- trust she will be received every
where as the representative of this office.-"
To Mrs. B.'s energy the public are indebt
ed for the re-appearance of the , Herald of
freedom at this tune. .Lntu quiet is re
stored in Kansas, on her. will devolve most
of our duties in the States, as we have no
desire to run the gauntlet of the Missouri
river again. Mrs. Brown pledges herself
to step into the breach, and continue the
publication of our journal, should violence
befall us which should incapacitate us
from pursuing our duties." : -
The Ueruld thus speaks of the donation
of Cleveland's enterprising and liberal pa
per manufacturers : :. --."
"Younglove & Hoyi, paper manufactu
rers, of Clevc!and.Ohio, gave us $125 in
printing paper; jt being the same on which
this number of the Herald is issued. The
friends of the cause in the States should
extend to theso manufacturers their pat
ronage, for this generous donation."
Mr.. Brown, proprietor of the Herald of
Freedom, has erected a monument to the
Border Ruffians in front of his office. The
heavy iron frame of the presses destroyed
are placed on blocks of the imposing stone,
which was New England granite. One
side of the press is inscribed "Destroyed
by Border Ruffians, May 21st, 1856.".
The ladies of Lawrence have presented
Mr. Brown with a beautiful flag, in appro
bation of his conduct as an editor, and as
fitting momenta of the times. It waves
from the office of the Herald, ia place' of
tho bloody lone star planted there by the
Border Ruffians in May.
The Herald states t hat trade has entire
ly stopped between Kansas City, Mo., and
the Free State settlers in Kansas, and ad
vises all to avoid Westport and Kansas
City Business men ship their freight to
Leavenworth City, and traders pass on to
that point, avoiding Kansas City and West
port as though infested with the plague.
The mail arrangements between Lawrence
and St Louis are now quite regular. -
The Herald expresses gratification that
CoL Sumner is on his way to Kansas to
take charge of his command. He will su
percede Col. Cook. Col. Sumner has
been East since early iu July on leave of
absence. - - ..
An office is to be opened in Lawrence
to give information concerning claims to
emigrants on their first arrival, and to fur
nish agents to go with them to select a lo
cation. ' ''
Mechanics of all kinds are needed in Kan
sas. ' There is a large and increasing pop
ulation of agriculturists scattering over the
Territory, and a'good supply of profession
al men and merchants.-. The' Herald states
that people sleep on pole bedsteads, or on
the floor, or on the ground. Any mechan
ical business started will be found almost
without opposition.
Josiah Miller, one of the editors of the
Kansas Free State, a 'journal mobbed to
death by the Border Ruffians, and who was
himself arrested by a gang of South Caro
lina outlaws in May last, tried before
Stringfellow's mock court, and finally re
leased after his proving that he was not an
abolitionist, has returned to Lawrence from
Iowa. CoL Delahay, editor of tho Free
State paper at Topeka destroyed by a mob,
at Alton, 111 with his family, and de
signs returning to Kansas as soon as the
state of the Territory will justify his doing
so. ' .
The Herald of the 8 th has intelligence
that several cases of outrage have recently
occurred in the southern part of Kansas.
Bodies' of armed men from Missouri follow
ed upon the wheels of Gov. Geary and his
troops, and committed various depredations
on the Free State -settlers. A party of
twenty-two persons from. Wesconsin, search
ing forclaimes in the vicinity of Ossawato
mie, were beset two nights in .succession
by bodies of armed men, The attacking
party was repelled. No lives lost.
Mr. J. W. H. Golden, who" recently left
the hospital in Lawrence, for the East, be
came alarmed for his safety in consequence
of tho threats of the border ruffians oh
board the steamer Omaha, and while delir
ious jumped overboard and was lost. The
ZZerai of the 8 th, ' relates another base
murder, and calls upon Gov. Geary to in
quire into the facts, and punish the gang
of outlaws. It says :
"A Free State Settler residing on the
Ottowa Creek, on Saturday hist, while
traveling on the high-way towards West
port Mo., for provisions, was beset near
Roger's residence, at tho head of Bull
Creekj was robbed, then shot and left for
dead. The ball entered the back, at the
side of the spinal column, and passed
through the body a little below the heart.
He was found a few days after by a party
of teamsters, and was taken to Westport,
There is no probability that he is now liv
ing. The assassins are said to be a "party
of Georgians who are encamped in the vi
cinity, and who are attempting to carry out
their threats of extermination against tne
tree State bettlers.
It is reported that Gov. Geary is exerci
sing his subduing powers by disbanding a
company of Free State men organized un
der his instructions at Sugar Mound, and
that he has left the inhabitants of that vi
cinity in a very unprotected situation from
the incursions of the Border Ruffians.
The Herald instances as specimens of the
grit of Free State men, that substantial
stone buildings are going up in place of
the dwellings of Judge MakeneKI, Mr.
Heath, Capt. Walker, ..nd others, burned
by Stringfellow and his followers, in Sept.
last. The Emigraut Aid Society has con
tracted for the construction of the base
ment of their spacious hotel in Lawrence
this fall. The new hotel will be 55 by 70
the ground and four stories high,, inclu
ding the bailment.' It is to be completed
early as possible in tho spring. Cleve
land Herald.
Letter from the Widow of Lord
ANDOVER, Monday, Nov. 10,
To the Editor ofJhe Telegraph: '
Dear Sir: I have just received from
London a note from Lady Byron, (the
widow of the poot,) to Mrs. Stowe, of
which I send you a copy : .".
Oct. 18, 1856. Dear Mrs. Stows:
Will you kindly undertake in transmitting
my subscription towards the relinf of the
in Kansas, to gecare this point,
the money shall not be applied to the
of providing arms! It is, how
intended as an expression of sempatiy
those who have resisted oppression at
hazard of life and property : and 1 can
not but hope that such sympathy is felt as
here as Yours most
The inclosure was a draft for 65 pounds
Having had the pleasure of a personal
acquaintance with Lady Byron, I can testi
fy that she is one of the most intelligent
most truly, excellent woman I have
seen; and her sympathy, good will
prayers for the cause are to my feel
more gratifying than, any amount-of
money. 1 will say of her what was said
Mary in the Gospel: "Site hath done
she could!" '
1 hfl
Presidential Election in Ohio.
Fremont. Bach. Flu.
1416; 1508 ,94
5138 975 223
2321 1364 168
1817 2810,1751
1787 2695 430
1750 1255 7
2503 1401 166
950 , -
345 " 458 49
468 ':
1225 -
j 101
j 703
2259 1373 70
1600 3236 701
1209 880 373
616 1309
2624 575 '53
3033 1465.214
2391 1931 209
Belmont .
Brown'. ...
Butler .... .........
Carroll .... ....
Champaign .... 1 '..
Clermont '. . .". .' .
Clinton ....
Columbiana . .
Coshocton' .. . .
Crawford . . .......
Cuyahoga . . ....
Darke .... .
Defiance . .
Delaware 1 .
. .
Fairfield . . ....
Fayette . . .
Franklin . . .
Gallia . .... J...
Geauga .... ...
Greene . ..
Guernsey . .
Hancock . . ....
Hardin . . .
Harrison . .
Henry . . .
Highland .
Hocking . ..
Holmes . ..
Huron ..
Jackson . .
Jefferson .. . . ...
Knox . . .. ;
Lawrence . . ...
Licking . . .
Logan ... . .,:
Lorain . . . . ..
Lucas .... .. ..i
Madison ....
Mahoning . . .
Marion . . . . .
Meigs . - .
Mercer . i -.
Miami . '. . . -Monroe
. ......
Montgomery . .
Morgan . . . .
Morrow . . . . . .
Muskingum .... .
Noble . . ; .
Ottawa I.....
Paulding . . w -
Perry . ....
Sandusky ........
Scioto .........
Stark" . : :
Summit , . '..
Trumbull .......
Union v. ...... .
Wert. ...
Vinton ........
Warren .........
Washington ......
Wayne. ........
Williams , ,. . ... .
Wood ... .... . ...
9325112815 5810
19441 37
11 001
500 178 5
1386 1838 492
,1302 1645 372
. .652 ,
.1 989 8
J 685
I 330
2908 2728 52
539 1654 1319
1355 1448 127
3775 3663 . 26
450 -
4050 1920 19
1430 1055 26
; 40
243 .
2905 2918 46
2350 .
124? 1275 110
The above counties foot up
Fremont - .. 99,057
Buchanan - - - 85,946
. Fillmore " ' - - 17,139 '
Leaving Defiance, Fulton, Henry,' Ma
honing, Noble, Ottawa, Tuscarawas, War
ren and Wood counties to be heard from,
which will probably increase Fremont's
majority two or three thousand. There
been a very full vote in the State.
Republicans increased their vote over
State election in October, but the in
crease for Buchanan far exceeded the in
crease for the Republicans.
Be Faithful to Every Trust.
In those scenes of confusion, flight, hor
ror, and agony, which took place on the
Atlantic steamer Arctic, which struck an
other steamer and sunk in four hours, car
rying down three hundred persons, there is
act, between the time of her accident
her sinking, which looms up with a
mournful grandeur never to be forgotten ;
fireing of the signal gun. This duty
belonged to Stewart Holland, a young man
the engineering department, who, when
his comrades deserted the ship, faced the
danger and stood at his post.
About two hours after the Arctic was
struck tho firing of the gun attracted my
attention," says the third mate, "and I re
collect when I saw Stewart, it struck me
remarkably strange that he alone, of all
belonging to the engineering body, should
there. . He must have had a good
chance to get in the chief engineer s boat,
be 6aved ; but he did not, it seems,
the slightest exertion to save himself,
there was duty to be done on ship
board. I recollect that, about an hour be
the ship sunk, I was hurriedly looking
spikes with which to make a raft. 1
just passed through the saloon: on the
were men who had fainted, and
were many o them, too: the ladies
in little groups, clasped together.
quiet und resigned. And as I
out again, the scene that presented
was one that I hope never to see
Hre and there were strong, stout
on their knees in the attitude of pray
and others, who, when spoken to, were
immovable, stupified. In the midst of
scene, Stewart came running up to
erring, 'Dorsin. my powder is out, I
want more, grv, .j
open the door B
me, and down into the 8W. hold he
dived, nd I went ever the ship's side to
raft.' I recoUees distinctly ,ppear
as he oice more hailed & trJTt,a
J the right side of his face w hhci
powder, and when he spoke, hi, uv
seemed to me to be lighted bp with
smile." - - --
During all those terrible hours of anxio
ty and dread, his signal gun boomed over
wild waters.- tellintr its fearful storv of
distress, of danger, and of death. His
comrades fled, strong men quailed; and
of agony went np to the heavens, but
Stewart -? fiincktd; and bis- last act
when the ship went down, was to fire his
signal gun, in the lingering hope that some
passing sail might yet learn their danger
come to their rescue. ."His whole con
can be accounted for by the simple
duty, and nothing, else." It was this
gave him his .calmness, and inspired
with courage und made him superior
every consideration of personal safety,
causing the name of Steward Holland to be
pronounced all over this great land with ad
miration and reverence. -!- -''"-
Let every boy know and feel the sacred
responsibility which is attached to the post
duty, and let him never . desert it. If
the men composing, the erew of the ill
fated Arctic had stood by the ship and
captain, and manfully done their duty,
every passenger might have been provided
the means of escape, either in tne
boats or on rafts, and the public woaitJ
had the satisfaction of knowing that
had been done that brave and faithful
could do for the safety of the unfortu
nates. As it was, their posts of duty were
deserted, and consequently found an. ocean
frrave. Let it early in life becoine the;
1 "ui'..',i..ri. r. .
watchword 01 every ooy, -4 auyv 40 aw
From the Cincinnati Gazette.
From the Cincinnati Gazette. Park Trade--Speculations of a
Having heard of the w ild speculations in
contemplation of the coming Pork season,
cannot refrain from offering to the Pork
dealers a communication which.1 hope may
prove of some advantage to them asr well
to the bankers who may loan money for
purchase of Pork. It is a known fact
that the price of Pork, to a great degree,
makes the quantity. High'priceswill at all
times bring out more hogs than low prices,
from the fact that if a farmer can obtain
his hogs 66 to $7. he will sell all he
spare and keep as h'ttle as possible for
supplies, and eat a Lirger quantity of vege
tables, bread, chickens, &c But If hogs
f 4 to $5 , he will retain for family use
good supply for bacon, to be consumed
his family, workmen, tc- This fact has
been clearly shown within the last' two
years. In 1854-'55 prices ranged from
to 4f, and the consequence was, "short
stock," and the Pork dealers all became
; some said this was caused by a failure of
corn crop. I will admit that to a cer
tain degree it was, as there certainly was
very little old corn, and a failure in the new
crop, which caused com to be high priced;
if the price of hogs had ruled high
enough to justify farmers to feed, we would
have had many more hogs; but as it was,
price of com very high, and the price of
hogs very low, farmers sold their corn and
hogs on mast. In 1854-'55 there was
cry of "short stock,? because people sup
posed that on account of scarcity of old
corn, farmers had sold their crops at good
prices, and discontinued the raising of hogs,
consequently packers ran hogs up in No
vember to $7; they afterwards found them
selves mistaken; hogs poured in and found
market, and a panic took prices down
$5. . Confidence was agsis cstablisedV
prices again advanced to $6,50, hogs
meats again poured in, and the conse
quence was an increase and ruinous de
cline; the increase, however, was not gen
erally believed in, and prices again advan
ced, and ranged high throughout the spring
and summer, and the consequence is that
Price Currents is now known to have
reported correctly that the country is now
of meats,- with no prospect of demand :
demand has almost entirely ceased for
past two months, as it always will be
when prices are very high and stock good.
Pork and Lard are the Only articles
which 8re now doing any good for the pack
er, and those articles must materially de
the-coming month, as there is
large increase over last year, with com
paratively no demand, also with an expect
ed arrival from New York of 8,000 bbls
pork, which was undoubtedly ship
ped from France to New York, to be re
sold, having been purchased for war sup
plies. Last year at this time, there was
(to the knowledge of the writer,) a
pound of meat in Louisville, St. Louis,
Cincinnati, or any of the packing points in
West, and not sufficient East and
South to. supply actual consumption, ' and
large English and French contracts
meats deliverable in November and De
cember. Now, if we had panics with all
these favorable circumstances, what are we
likely to have with high prices in 1856-7,
commencing with large over supply of
meats ! No demand and no prospect of
demand from England or France, and
a full supply of meat South, and a
over stock in the East, and with a
supply of old com, and a reasonable
of new, and one of the best mast years
known. It is very evident that he
has the smallest stock of meats from
to 6 hogs during the coming year will
make the most money. I might add that
wheat crop should be taken into con
sideration, as when wheat is in full supply,
flour low, meats must be proportionate
ly low, if in full supply; if otherwise, the
demand to a certain extent will cease.
is too great a producing country to.
justify 6 hogs, and I doubt whether
would have justified 16, as the
would have started high, and the de
mand would have been so good, particular
ly so if we had plenty of wheat. And an
other point is that some parts of the South
getting tired of paying such enormous
bills, and are beeoming producers. -
At this time last year, there was no lard
consequence iu this or any other market,
to-day there is in this city alone, nearly
thousand barrels in the hands of butch
ers and manufacturers, and the butchers
others making more than can be con
sumed before the first of December, and
prospecU of an early sessions, which to me
makes it look as though we must have a
decline in lard equal, if not greater, than
year. But in the face of then facts,
poorly posted manufacturers are now pay
ing 10 to 11 cento for November and De
cember deliveries; and also at this time hat
beef was in good demand and- scarce.
it is over-abundant, with prospect
an exceedingly good stock to be slaugh
tered this (all, which will act greatly to the
disadvantage of high priced pork.

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