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JOHN W. VOEHES, Attorney at MILLERSBURG, O. OFFICE, one door East of the Book Store, up stairs. April 22, 1858 v2n35y 1 . G. W. XAMAGt, PHYSICIAN&SURGEON K0LB1ESVILLE, OHIO. fy ee-perrfolly inform, the public that he ha. located XVaiauelf in the above tillage, for th practice of his profearion. VW OFFICE four door weat of Red. enr aar. Aag 4, 1854 vSoSOtt J. E. ATKINSON, ' - MillereTDnrg, Ohio. IS NOW PBEFABED to fhrniih to order all the diSwent kind, at Artificial Teeth, bom one te ao entire ec. CjOSea. aa aaaaL en Clay .tract. Jan t, lmti - . SB. T. G. V. BOIING, f Itgjsiciiitt & g nxpmf MILLERSBUKQ, O. THANKFUL for past favors, respectfully teaders his professional services to the pub lie. Office in the room formerly occupied by Dr. Irvine. April 15,1858 T2B34tf. DR. EBEIGHT, pljnetctan anii Surgeon, MILLERSBURG, O. OSee B Jackson Street, nearly eppeeite the JSaipire Haaae. tjy Residence on Clay Street, opposite the Presbyterian Church. BENJAMIN C0HN, DBAUB a Of all Descriptions, COS. OF JACKSON WASKIGTONSTS MILLEaSBUKG, O. STORES & LAKE, DENTISTS, "Wooster & Millersburg. DR. M. E. STORES, D Q IP S 'Q? 8 Hitler sburg, O. Office over J E. Kochs Store Room. Dee. 1, 1859. CASKEY & INGLES, rxAuss a . ICLLEESBURGr, O. PLAIN & FANCY JOB PBfflfffi Of all kinds, neatly executed AT THIS OFFICE. BAKES & WH0LF, Forwarding and Commission JtlJEItC ZMUTTS, ASP SEAI.XKS nr 8J.LT FISH, PLASTER, WHITE AND WATER LIME, i rlUOBASRa 0 FLOUR, WHEAT, RYE, CORN, OATS, JJLrUVK AND TIMOTHY SEED, Bvtttr, Eggt, Lard, Tallow and all kinds of Dried Fntiit. WAREHOUSE, M1LLERSBTJRG, O. Sept.l8,1856-4tf. EAGLE BLACKSMITH SHOP! MILLERSB UR 0, OHIO. , TnTTTC .TOT?T) A "XT TTaS opened a new Blockaaiith Shop on HadAntbo 1 1 m street, wart rid, a abort diataace north of Chrr- ryholme Store, where b. it fall prepared to da all work la hi. line of Donnea on a anon aouce, a. raaaon. able price, and in a Workmanlike Manner. All who want tbeir work well done aad at raaeoaabl price, should call at Jordan', .hop. H shoe hone, for one dollar caah, and doe. other work proportionately ! JOHN JOKOON. Mfuersbnrg, Aug. 11, 1859 51 Business Cards. Poetry. For the Republican. SCENE IN A CHURCHYARD. SCENE IN A CHURCHYARD. BY E. R a Calmly, pearafallj ther atamber, Tboeewho die. Death tni adding to tbeir There the lie. Rich and poor a Their allkahay ended Aad together nvev tn reUng Vweti La, burn nth yon drooping willow . Beaaty abjepa, Aad affaetioa pare aad holy O'er her weepa. Tf the form that weep, aboro her Bending low, 1m the pale grief-trkaea awther. la her woe. She ha. left her kmly d walling gad and drear; And ha sought the charebjard lonely Withoatfisaf. Erery tear flisl now is falling Oa that dart God beholds, grief-sbicaeB mother in Him trnst. One whoa hopes hare oft been blighted Wpa with thee. For the loved ones of her bosom Bitterly. And amid this death-like stfflacas Btill I bear Voices sweetly that aft hare spoken. In mine ear. Lot.1v form, before my vision Seem to glide, Forms that long ago had perished At my side. Bat the shades of evening gather Moaraer go, Te the loved ones that an left thee, Calm thy woe. SCENE IN A CHURCHYARD. BY E. R Miscellaneous. From the Cincinnati Garette. SIMPSON REVIVED; A TALE. BY L. A. WILMER. Mr. Edward P. Simpson was citizen of trhilalpuia, who was not very remarkable for any quality, good or bad, excpt s dis position to overrate bis own valua and im portance, borne crusty moralist checks presumption of great men with the remark, that the death or absence of any individ ual, however big be may be in his own es timation, will not produce any perceptible chasm in society. As soon as one fellow is gone, another will be found to fill bis place after a fashion at least; and so the public is scarcely ever sensible of its loss. Hut as Mr. A eddy Simpson, if .he bad every beard of this theory of place-filling, be did not believe in it. His vanity as sured him that the absence of M. E. Simp son from bis usual sphere of action would arrest the motions of the social machine as certainly as the withdrawal of the bal ance wheel or lever would slop the move ments of a watch. On this score he felt so well satisfied that he determined to amuse himself by applying a practical lest. Full of this grand idea, he bought a pair of skates, to be used in the experiment, and informed bis wife that he was going to recreate himself on the glassy surface of the Schuylkill. "If I do not return before five o clock P. M," 6aid he, "you may conclude I have broken in, and perished miserably nnder the ice. But do not concern yourself, my love, about the recovery of my body, for it will please me as well to remain at the bottom of the river as to be regularly in humed in a cemetery; for it is a mere mat ter of taste whether we choose to be eaten by worms or catfish. Besides, if I am permitted to take my last nap under the water, we shall avoid the trouble and ex pense of a funeral, and no grave-stone or monument will be required. And so, on the score of economy," continued Mr. Simpson, "this mode of dying and sepul ture appears to be the most eligible. In answer to the inquiries of my friends, you may make them acquainted witn my mel ancholy fate; but let them know, at the same time, it was my last request that no extravagant demonstrations of grief should be made on account of my untimely de cease. Finally, my dear wife, I would re commend you to have asuitable notice of my death inserted in some of public pa pers, with an illusion to my undeniable worth, and a few words of consolation ad dressed to the large circle of my acquaint ances." His weeping partner promised obedience to all these directions, and Mr. Simpson, after taking leave of her in a very affecting style, and kissing the children all round, left the house. But instead of going to skate on the Schuylkill, according to his pretended design, he borrowed a gun and went on a sporting excursion into Mary land, frightened the ducks on Elk river, and accidentally killed two or three of them often chuckling to himself when he tho't of the desolation which bis absence and supposed decease had occasioned in Phila delphia. Meanwhile, as be did not return at the appointed time, his wife presumed that he had gone make geological researches at tbe bed of the river, and according to bis previous instructions, she let the matter pass over rather quietly, making no effort to recover the body, and not disturbing her neighbors with any obstreperous lamenta tions. She merely answered inquiries by informing tbem that ber husband bad been drowned, and a notice of his "sudden death" was inserted in several newspapers. Simp son himself was gratified at the sight of the obituary paragraph which appeared in a Philadelphia journal that happened to find its way to Maryland. The funeral no tice dclared that "in the death of that es timable man society had sustained an irre parable loss," and he exulting absentee was perhaps the only reader who accepted this declaration in its literal sense. After an absence of two weeks, Mr. Simpson considered it advisable to return and relieve the agonizing grief of bis wife and friends. As soon as be arrived in the city, he went to the tailoring establish ment, where, as a cutter-out of coats and pantaloons, be bad occupied a pleasant and profitable situation for five years; but, to bis great concern, be found that anolhei "cutter-out" had cut him out; for the clothing store had found a good substitute for Mr. Simpson the very day after the latter was reported among the missing. In a very sorrowful and subdued tone of mind, Mr. Simpson repaired to bis own dwelling. His wife met him at the door with a shriek wbicb was not one of joyful surprise. "What have you done you wicked man,1 cried she, "by makiBg such trouble, pre tending to be dead and then coming back again I "What trouble bave I made!" inquired Mr. Simpson. "Trouble enough," said she. "I was sure you was gone for good, and Tve been making a solemn promise to marry Mr. Peter Watson, the boss tailor !" Now thoroughly convinced that the world could do without him, Simpson sneaked about like a sensitive ghost, which feels itself out of place in human society, and has consideration enough to keep as much out of view as possible. To him it appeared that community questioned his right to be seen above ground after he bad been registered among tbe dead by the most reliable public journals, In short, while he walked the earth, he felt like an intruder; all eyes were turned coldly upon him, and his situation became every day more and more uncomfortable. His form became emaciated and bis countenance ca daverous; his vanity bad received a fatal wound, and existence, with him, was no longer tolerable. - During one year after his return to life, his specter-like figure was occasionally seen ghMding along in some by-street of the city. A aother winter came, and the skaters ex ercised themselves once more on the glazed surface of the Schuylkill. One morning a hat and great coat were found on the ice near an "air hole," and the articles were soon identified as the property of Mr. Simpson Some of his friends laughed, and others were indignant at his presump tion in attempting to deceive tbem once and again by tbe very same trick. The newspaper reporters took notice of the fact, and advised him in print to come from bis hiding place and amuse himself in more legitimate manner. Only two persons be lieved that he bad bow disposed of himself in earnest, and these were his bereaved wife and the boss tailor, Mr. Watson. To con vince the world that they had a belter opinion of Mr. Simpson that to suppose that he would play the impostor twice in precisely tha same way, the widow and Mr. Watson made a speedy arrangement, and were united in wedlock only two months after Simpson s second disappear ance. The majority was right in this instance, as it is supposed to be by us good repub licans in all cases. According to general expectation, Simpson did come to light aagain. On the first of April (All Fools' Day) the river, having thrown off its icy fetters and beginning to run freely, exhib ited all that remained of poor bimpson, floating on the surface of the water, five miles below the city. His body was de cently interred by bis former consort, (now Mrs. Watson,) who, together with ber husband, the boss tailor,, were so grateful to the missing man for not coming back alive the second time, that they erected a handsome monument to his memory, and spoke of him with the greatest respect and kindness ever afterwards. A. Statesman. When Douglas undertook to got a re cognition as a democrat by assailing Mr. Seward after bis speech last week, be charged that tbe opposition to the democ racy were responsible for the slavery ag itation that was caused by the repeal of the Missouri compromise, because they re fused to extend that line to the Pacific in 1850, which he voted for. So, in 1854 Mr. Douglas brought in a bill to repeal the Missouri compromise as unconstitutional, because he had not been able to extend it to the Pacific. Not succeeding in extending a congressional prohibition of slavery, he found not only that it was unconstitutional, but that those who voted against extend ing an unconstitutional measure, were gnilty of all the slavery agitation conse quent npon its repeal. This is a fair spe cimen of the wise and statesmanlike view that Mr. Douglas takes of all political questions. If the nomination of such a man is necessary to tbe ealvation of tbe party, what must be the character of the party! State Journal. Able to Hold bis Oats. A little affnir happened the other day, not a thousand miles from this place, which is too good to be lost, Mr. A. called on one of our far mers and asked him the price of oats, and was informed that they were worth tbirty- five cents per bushel. He agreed to pay forty cents on condition that he should be permitted to tramp them in the half bushel. To secure the bargain he paid for twelve bushels, and the next day took bis. wagon and went after them. The farmer, filled the half bushel, after which Mr. A. g$t In and gave them a most vigorous tramping, contracting their proportions considerably. The farmer thereupon emptied tbe oats into the bag without filling up tbe measure. Mr. A. raved, put it was no use; tha far mer bad complied with bis part of the agreement, and, as an evidence, told Mr. A. after he bad measured the oats, be might tramp them all day. Hamsbwry Patriot. ALMOST TOO LARGE TO SWALLOW. late number of the Sturgis (Mich.) Re publican informs us that a piece of extraor dinary good luck bas fallen to the lot of a Mrs. E. B. Day, of that village. This la dy has heretofore, been in moderate cir cumstances, yet she has so tbe story goes inherited, as an beir of the late Sir Francis Drake, the enormous amount of Forty-eight million of dollar. Not the least fortunate circumstance in the case is, the lady is a widow. Who bids first! Beneath the stone Bepoa th bone Of Theodocion Grim, Who took his beer From year to year, Until his Her took htm. Narrative John Doy, of Lawrence, Kansas. The escape of Dr. Doy from confine ment in a Missouri prison, where he had for four months been confined nnder a false charge of inducing slaves to run away, to gether with a sketch of his previous histo ry in Kansas as one of the pioneer settlers, is related in a pamphlet of one hundred nd thirty pages. It is "a plain, unvar nished tale" of the brutalizing effects of slavery upon a large number of our white population as well as the negro race. Dr. Doy does not attempt to create any ex citement, or appear to write nnder the in fluence of feelings that might readily be pardoned under such circumstances. We give a few extracts illustrative of the in terstate slave-trade. "A day or two after, another slave tra der, of the firm of White, Williams & Co., of Weston, quite extensive dealers in hu man flesh, but, I belive, as kind and hu mane as men can possibly be in that trade, brought in a fine specimen of a man, twenty-five years old, strong, muscular and in telligent, a blacksmith by trade, for whom eighteen hundred dollars bad been paid. His name was George, and bo was from Newmarket, where he had been working two years for a man who had never given him a dime for bis services, be having paid for his clolbing during that time by work ing on Sundays and holidays. - - This trader took the handcuffs from George when he got him into the jail, and reproved him for a remark be had made to his former master, wbich he said displayed a very improper and unchristian feeling. It was, "I hope to meet you at tbe bar of a just God, before you are sent to hell." Very early one morning a yellow man was brought in, who said he had been kid napped from Kansas in the night. As he stood weeping, the picture of despair, with his wrists handcuffed across each other, be said to the man who brought him, and who, it seems, had bought him of the kid uappers, "I told you I was free; and I am, or ought to be, as free as you are. I've got my free papers in my 'pocket." Without a word, the trader put his hand into the poor man's pocket, and pulled out a tin case five or six inches long, opened it by removing the lid, took out the papers which proved thatjhe was entitled to his freedom, read them, tore them up and drew them into the stove. And that max was driven off south that very night with a gang of slaves. borne 'of the slaves brought in from the neighboring plantations told me that the slaves in Platte county were whiter than anywhere else, and, consequently, more sensitive and wretched ; that both men and women were worked harder in the hempfields; were whiped oftener and for less cause; that less regard was paid to the separation of families, and that they had the fear of being sold South more constantly put before their eyes than in any other btate. And this was told me by old slaves who had been in more States than one. In tbe afternoon, before one of these gangs was sent off, a very dark woman was brought in with quite a light-colored baby. One of tbe traders asked the own er, likewise a trader, what he was going to to do with the brat "D d if I know," was the reply. "I'm bothered to know what to do with it. "We can't take it in the wagons and have it squalling all the way." "Here," said the owner to an inhabitant of Platte City, who just then came in with a boy for sale, "don't you want this thing! You mav have it for twentv-nve dollars. D n it." be continued, snatching from its mother's arms by tbe shoulder and hefting it, "it weighs twenty-five pounds! Will you take it !" "Yes." "Take it now." And the child was carried off amid the heart-rending shrieks and pleadings of the agonized mother. - When the slaves were brought to the jail and learned what was to be their fate, of ten entirely unsuspected by them, the men would beg the traders to allow them to see their wives and cbidren before leaving. The traders invariably promised to gratify Ibern ; their wives and children sbonld come to the jail to-morrow or the next day; but as invariably that morrow never came to the poor, despairingy fathers and hus bands. They were generally driven off in the night, and no opportunity was al lowed them to bid farewell to those whom they held dear, and whom they might never hope to see again witnessing such a scene of suffering and anguish as always attends the departure of a slave coffle for the south ! The following is the account given of his final escape from Kansas City jail : About 12 o'clock in the midst of a storm, as we were still watching at the grated win dow, we heard a loud knocking at tbe jail door, which we could not see, and after a while the jailer's voice from the window, asking, "Who's there ! what do you want !" "Were from Andrew county, and we ve got a prisoner we want to put into jail for safe keeping. Uome down quick, was the answer. "Who is be!" "A notorious horse thief." " "Have you got a warrant !" "No; but it's all right." "I can't take a man in without autheri- ty." "If you don't it'll be too bad; for he is a desperate character, and we've had hard work to catch him. We ll satisfy you in the morniag that all's right." The jailer then went down and let tbem in, and as I was afterwards told when they were inside, said again : "I don't like to take a man in without a warrant;" and turning to the supposed horse thief 1 "What do you say ! Do you think they'll be able to convict you I' 'No, they won't,' replied the thief, "to be sure they found the horse in my possession, but they can't prove I stole him.'5 "Well," said tbe jailer, "if they found the horse in vour possession, I guess they're right enough, and I'll lock you up." Soon we heard steps on the stairs, and hurried into bed, dressed as we were cov ering ourselves with the bedclothes The outdoor of our cell was opened and looking out the corner of my eyes without moving my bead, I could see the jailer, and the horse-thief with his bands tied and held tightly by two men, while anoth er was visible a little behind. There was quite a parley at the door, and the horse thief seemed to draw back. Then the jailer unlocked and opened the iron grating and ordered bim in. The thief saill drew back, and said, I won't be put in with nig gers." "Oh I we don't keep niggers here," replied the jailer, "they're down below." "Have you got old Doy, the abolition ist in here !" asked one of the men still keeping bold of the horse-thief and press ing forward as if curious to see me. "Doctor Doy is here,"answered the jail er. "That's the man we come for,"exclaimed one. The other said, "Friend we have deceived thee until now, but it was neces sary for our purpose. We bave not come to put a man in prison but to take one out of it who is unjustly confined." At the parae time tbe horse-thief freed bis wrists from his bonds, which were suddenly met amorphosed into a slung-shot, the ball of which he bad concealed in his hand, and sprang forward. An Oily Letter from the Oil Springs. As the Oil Springs in Trumbull county, Ohio, are excitiug a great deal of interest, we prevailed upon the Fat Contributor to go down there last week, in order that we might furnish our readers with an authen tic iccount of its locality. We bave re ceived the following unetunous letter : Dear Kkgister: Everything about here is so greasy and oily it is with ex treme difficulty that I can write at all. My pen slips out of my fingers ; there is an oily scum on the ink; the paper is fairly transparent, and I slosh around in my chair in a demned unpleasant manner. Patience and perseverance (sweet oil is unnecessary here,) will, however, overcome many obstacles. AN OILY TRACK. I arrived here at a very late hour last night, on an oil train, and might as well have come on train oil, as we-were 16 hours behind time. All trains are behind time here, I learn, owing to ihe accumula tion of oil on the track at this end of the road. The oil fries out of the ground and lubricates tbe rtils for great distance. We should'nt arrived here at all if the passen gers had'nt got out and sprinkled the track wilh cigar ashes. I slipped out of bed (nobody "arises" here; we all slip in bed and slip out,) at an early hour this morning and began my investigations. I found a section embra cing fourteen thousand acres of land chuck full of oil springs. HOW THE WOMEN FRY DOUGH-NOTS. Drilling is unnecessary here, as the oil boils up in springs, sometimes to the height of twenty-five feet, and 's caught in tin pails as it comes down. On a hot day, I am told it is no unusual thing to see wo men frying dough-nuts out of these jets of oil. The balls of dough are dropped into these jets, where they are allowed to toss about like corks in a fountain, until they are fried by the heat of the sun. SLIPPERY ELM. The only species of tree which abounds here is the slippery elm. These trees are so slippery a squirrel can't climb them without dipping his paws in Spalding's Prepared Glue a small bottle of which he always carries about bis neck. There are a few maple trees hero but no sugar is made, as nothing but oil runs out when they are tapped. A RIVER OF OIL. There is one considerable sized creek running through Trumbull county wbich is all oil. It was discovered a short time ago in a singular manner. Three boys went bathing and when they came out were so greasy they couldn't stay in . their clothes As fast as they slipped them on they slip ped off again, and one of the lads in a needless moment narrowly escaped slipping out of bis skin. On reaching home their parents being exceeding frugal, wrung them out and extracted about fourteen gallons of pure oil from the three boys! Fact. A company are erecting a large candle factory on the banks of this river, prepar ing to dip candles in it. AMUSEMENTS. The principal amusements here are climbing greased poles and catching oiled pigs, the necessary applicances being con stantly on band. Sliding down hill is pop ular during the summer months. This is effected without sleds, on hill of solid tal low just behind the tavern. As I write, laughter rich and gushing is wafted to my window from a number of the beauties of "Bowers' Comers," as they sweetly dis solve down tha sides of that melting slope. GREASED LIGHTINING There was a thunder storm this after noon and as the eclectric fluid ran down one of those slippery elms, I told you of I was treated to my first view of "greased lightning." It is quite common here tbey say. Thunder is divested of all its harsh intonatons by the minute particles of oil which fill the air and grease the wheels of Jove's noisy chariot. . If any of your readers think I have "cut it fat" in this letter let them visit the Oil Springs and see for themselves. Yours truly, FAT CONTRIBUTOR. —Sandusky Register. Dumas is very fond on gala days, of wearing some dozen or more decorations consisting of ribbons or crosses. . A friend recently protested "Why.Duraas, you look stupid you're a walking rainbow with these ribbons, which are the color" "Of the grapes we read of in tha fable interrupted Dumas. The friend vamosed. The First duty of Government. It used to be thought the proudest boast of a State, republican or despotic, that its aegis protected the meanest of its subjects. It seems now to be regarded as the great end of democracy to narrow the circle of government protection, making it a pim lege, instead of a right, excluding the infe rior classes from the government protec tion and creating a privileged class. Thus we find the meanest democracy and the meanest despotism striving for tbe same end. The action of tbe democratic party in the legislature, on tbe provision to prose cute tbe claim of the Polly negroes to lib erty, is a specimen of this as well as of tbe disposition of the Ubio democracy to go lower in their servility to slavery than any slave-holders ask. In 1850 seven children and one grandchild of Peyton Polly, a free colored citizen of Lawrence county Ohio, were kidnapped and taken into slavery. Under a resolution of the legislature Governor Wood took prompt measures to reclaim them. The authorities of Kentucky furnished er ery facility for prosecuting the matter, and four of these persons who were taken into that State, were reclaimed by due course of law. But four of these were taken into Virginia, and the agents of Ohio found no thing but obstructions thrown in their way by the people of that State, and four of the citizens of Uhio, known to De iree-oorn, and whose right to freedom has beon estab lished in the Courts of a slave State, are known to have been kidnapped from the State, and to be now wearying out their lives in slavery. The resolution to prosecute the right of these persons to freedom was opposed in the Senate by every democratic Senator present, except Judge Key, of Cincinnati, and it is doubtful if bis democratic purity will not be regarded as doubtful after such a vote. It was also, we regret to say, vo ted against by one Republican Senator. But a short time ago all these demo cratic Senators thought it necessary to pro vide a ten year's penalty in tbe Peniten tiary, to prevent tbe citizens of Ohio from invading tbe slave States, to interfere with slavery. Their opposition to any measures to protect the free citizens of Ohio from slavery shows how much more precious is slavery than freedom in their eyes, even the slavery of onr own free citizens. It shows too, bow utterly negro worship can divest persous of their manhood. Really there are no pretentions of the slave-holders that require this. They are, like the well meaning person at the camp meeting who "had the power" under a mis taken idea that Whitfield was preaching, rolling in the dirt for nothing. The South generally would punish kidnapping as'strin genlly as the North. The attempts to en slave the free negroes in several of the slave States, the past winter a milder form of kidnapping, and under color of law have elicited eloquent denunciations of their wrong and outrage from the slave holders themselves; and, so far, tbe at tempts have all failed ; yet, while this is occurring in slave States, in the midst of all the slavery fanaticism growing out of the alarm caused by a recent event, we bud in the free State of Ohio, legislators so frightened from their propriety, and so ut terly abject in tbeir servility to slavery, that they dare not assert the right of free born citizens of Ohio to liberty, nor pro vide penalties against their being kidnap ped, nor bring a suit in tbe courts of a slave State to rescue them. Certainly such a state of degradation is a much better qualification for slavery than any admixture in the complexion, however dark. Slaves, contented in their condition), have always been the best defense of the institulion. It is almost impossible to make it appear a wrong to those who have only observed it in such circumstances. So would kidnapping be in Ohio, if only they were exposed who have become sosubdued in spirit that they dare not provide for the protection of our own citizens. Yet, while democratic legislators in Ohio refuse to provide against the enslaving of our own citizens, the government of tbe United States is keeping a fleet on tbe coast of Africa, at a great expense of lives and money, to prevent the people of Af rica from being seized and carried into slavery ; so much more precious is the lib erty of the wild inhabitants of Africa than tbat of people born on our own soil. Perhaps, in justice to Ohio democracy, it ought to be mentioned that ail tbe dem ocratic delegation in Congress, except the Cincinnati members, did oppose a resolu tion in the House last winter, declaring it the duty of government .to use all proper means to suppress the African slave trade. Brother Cox called it a bombshell thrown into the House. So suppose it is a bomb shell in Ohio to protect our own citizens. In order to be consistent, tbe democracy and the Republican Senator should cry aloud and spare not, against our African squadron, as a reflection on tbe institution of the South. A few years ago the whole country went into spasms of admiration because a com mander of a United Stales vessel interfer ed, in a hostile attitude, to rescue from Austrian officials an Austian political of fender who had merely declared bis inten tion to become an American citisen and had then exposed himself to seizure and who, after our country had assumed an at titude of war with a powerful nation, for his rescue, proved to be a troublesome, un grateful person, and abused our officers be cause tbey would not place bim on Aus trian territory, and there undertake to de fend him as an American citizen. The country apotheosized the officer and the vessel and the man who had been the means for exhibiting the care and the force with which this government extends its protec tion to those having the slightest claim up on it. The world was asked to admire this feat of the greatest republic; and a parallel was drawn between this and the declaration of the stout old Protector who first established in England the principal that government protection was a right, not a privilege that the name of Eng lishman should protect the meanest subject throughout the world. Having achieved this exalte! eminence in the eyes of the world, democracy is now on the other tack, trying to find how large a class can be excluded from government protection, and from any "human rights; creating a privileged class which becomes ennobled in proportion to the graduation it can heap on inferior races;- and looking for the highest Jeveloment of Democratic in stitutions in depriving some portions of mankind of any rights. Magnanimity towards the weak and help' less is an element of animal nature, abso lutely necessary to the existence of any living thing, from the lowest brute p te the highest, . .' How encouraging must be the prospect of human progress toward perfection, if, of all the animal races, mankind alone are to discard all magnanimity and kindness and protection towards inferiors, and ferocity and oppression are to be regarded as the only thing left of democracy and son others, who cannot look the principles on which they were elected in the face with out trembling, seem to think they can bal ance the account and make it all right and conservative by kicking at the negro, at every convenient opportunity, to show tbat they are not instigated by humanity, or magnanimity, er regard for rights, or any of those radical motives. Thus, also, in the United States Senate, when a sovereign State comes up for ad mission into the Union, making one mora effort to be permitted to exercsse that pop ular sovereignty which she has enjoyed so largely hitherto that it is proposed to elect Douglas President to reward him for ia venting so great a principle, the great champion of popular sovereignty can see no consideration in the great speech advo cating her admission but a suspicion of ne gro equality, which he scents in quota tion from the Declaration of Independence; he dared not declare himself either for or . against the admission of ft free Statey but rolled himself like a dog in the flirt, to please his Southern masters, by smelling negro equality in the Declaration of Inde pendence, and by declaring that its authors intended it only for white men ; so much, more humble does slavery make its white subjects in the free Stales, than its black slaves at home. State Journal. An Adventure with a Camanche. A lieutenant cavalry, writing to a lady relative in Washington City, from the Tex as frontier, relates the particulars of a haz ardous adventure wilh a Camancbe Indian a few weeks since which was much after the character of tbe old border Boone ad-, ventures. He says: "Finding their trail I pushed' on anf fol lowed it rapidly all day, until it became too dark to see any longer, when I en camped for the night having been seven teen hours in the saddle, and ridden about sixty miles. "At day break next mormnsr I was again upon tbe trail, and about half-past eleven A. M., saw two Indians driving quickly before tbem a herd of some twen- ty odd animals. I halted my men where I could not be seen, and ordered them to throw away any extra article of weight, then taking a fast gallop, was within three hundred yards of them before I was seen. Giving the command, 'Charge, I was soon npon them-. "One threw himself from' bis horse, and ran for some woods close by, but was soon killed by some of the men; the other, mounted on a fleet horse, pressed bin at bis topmost speed across tbe prairie, shout ing and yelling his war-whoop as be ran. Calling to the men, I let 'Min-ne-ha-ha owt but he reached an adjoining wood, un harmed by tbe bullets tbat whistled after him. "Having thus lost sight of tbe Indian,! was obliged to follow bis horse's track, which led me into a number of hills sepa- Wot Jan. nwtil MAntai) Mvliu. mmwI l.ivu LV uccr auvf viwavu .aviAroo, vv.v.sn. with a close growth of cedar. Dismount ing, the Indian had eoneealed his pony in one of those rarities, and attempted to -make his escape on foot but I dismounted and followed his moccasin track, and final ly came to a little precipice, down which I saw bis red blanket wbicb he had drop ped. Clambering down that I picked up and examined bis blanket I was then within six feet of bim, and did not know it Seeing wjyere be had jumped down another little descent by a ledge of rocks, I jumped down also, and in an instant be sprang upon me, leaping high in the air and lighting with bis breast npon my head. lie bad an arrow in bis bow, tbe sharp point of which be placed against my breast but inst jt ha shot. I snrangr ene side. and. the arrow passed through the sleeve f my coat Grappling with him, I wrenched his bow out of bis bands, and taking my pistol belabored him across the head and eyes. Finding, however, that I could not get a chance to cock my revolver, I drop ped it and seizing bim with both hands near the waist raised him high above the ground and tripped him, and fell with rny whole weight upon him; but then I was in a quandary. Fortunately, just then one of my men came up and assisted ia holding him until I ceuld get my pirtol, when I . soon sent him to his 'happy hunting ground to rejoin his companions." SEVERAL MYSTERIES EXPLAINED. Orleans and Nevere, and not far from Coene, on tbe Loire river, in France, lies the village of La Celle. In this vil lage, standing at some distance from any oiler building, is the Giraffe Hotel, the proprietor of which acquired wealth very rapidlr, and, to the villagers, most unac countably. Recently a railroad was pro jected to run through La Celle, and "mine host" of Giraffe offered to have that part ot the road wbich was to pass over a tract of land in his vicinity made at his own ex pense. This disinterested offer was not accepted, but laborers at once placed upon the spot who, in the excavation necessary to make the proper grade, exhumed no less than twenty-five human bodies, some of which were recognized as those of mer chants and travellers who had mysterious ly disappeared after remaining for a night at the "Giraffe."