OCR Interpretation


Holmes County Republican. [volume] (Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio) 1856-1865, November 22, 1860, Image 1

Image and text provided by Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84028820/1860-11-22/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

m .a. . M
ft: mm
J. CASKET, Editor and Proprietor. OFFICEAVashington Street, Third Door Sonth of Jackson. TERMS One Dollar and Fifty Cents in Adrance
VOL. 5. MILLERSBURG, HOLMES COUNTY, OHIO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1860. NO. 14.
Business Cards.
W. T. ELLISOK. M- B. Dl SILVA.
ELLISON & De SILVA,
rsonumss or tkk
Ellison House.
Jacksoa Stre
MILLEHSBURG, OHIO.
wtnmimniciii,) ISKfl J tatu,
Akron, O.
Akron, 0.
E. STEINBACHER & CO.,
produce & Commission
If J? 7? C HAJY T S ,
Dealer U
fm, fa II SloflC Ut Fsk, WUc uJ Water
' - Lmt, fa, fa, at,
. . PUBCHASEESOF
Wheat, Rye, Corn, Oats, Seeds, Dried
Fruits, Butter, Eggs, Wool, c.
M. M. SPEIGLE, Agent,
MILLERSBURG, O.
May SI. 1860 1
BAKEB & WHOLF,
Forwarding and Commission
JUE RC lf.f.TTS,
' axp dealxbs ra "
SALT FISH, PLASTER, WHITE
AND WATE& LIME.
PURCHASERS OF
FLOUR, WHEAT, RYE, CORN, OATS
CLOVER AND TIMOTHY SEED,
t an
Butler, Eggs, Lard, Tallow and all kinds
of JJnea Jfruits.
WAREHOUSE, MILLERSBITRG, O.
8ept.18.185G 4tt .
J.G.BIGHAM.M.D.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
T ESHECTFCLLY announces bis readiness to gire
IVnrnmnt attentioa to all nrofeMional calls.
He it permitted to refer to the Medical Faculty of
... . , ... . j . i V - r 1- C- .
Ul UBlrersUr or ailcnigmo.ana w uib mwuM rMM;
f the University of the City of N'ear York.
Fredericksburg. O., Sept. 20, 1SG0 n5in6
JOHN W. VORHES,
attorney at
MILLERSBURG, O.
"VFFICE, one door Eost of the Book Store,
V up stairs.
April 22, 1858 v2n35yl .
G. W. EAMAGE,
PHYSICIAM SURGEON
. HOLSIESVILLE. OHIO.
1-1 eaweetfnllT informs the nablle that he has located
XVhimMlfisi the aboT Tillage, for the practice of bis
BIOfCSiOB.
tar OFFICE four doors west of Keed'. eor
mnT Aur4,1858 r3nS0tf.
J. E. ATKINSON,
turn a tist,
Millersburg, Ohio.
T8 ROW PREPARED to furni.b to order all
the dinerent kiud of Artificial Teeth, from one to an
ontireset. jT"0ffice on Main street, two doors east of
rr. uounr t orace, up stairs.
Jane 9, ISM 12
DR. T. G. V." BOLING,
f bgsiiriiiu & burgeon,
MILLERSBURG, O.
THANKFUL for past favors, respectfully
tenders his professional services to the pub
lic Office ia the room formerly occupied by
Dr. Irvine.
April 15,1858 v2n34tf.
DR. EBRIGHT,
pijnsician cmi Surgeon,
l MILLERSBURG, O.
Oflcs ra Jaxkon Street, nearly apposite the
snpire Heuse. -
3f Residence on Clay Street, opposite the
Presbyterian Church.
BENJAMIN COHN,
IUUI III
READY-MADE CLOTHING
. Of all Descriptions,
COR. OF JACKSON A WASM6T0NSTS..
HILLEHSBUKG, O.
LAKE & JONES,
DENTSMSTS.
Wooster, O.
Decl,18s.
CASKET & INGLES,
DXALXSS VS '
MTLLEESBUIia, O.
To the Public.
k WAITS, havinje; purchased Worley vnd
A Jndton't improved Sewing llacbiae, is utili on
Bud to wait on the public la his line in the way of a
garment.
tTI am alM agent for said Machine, and eaa recom
BMndlt at the beet now in ate, fur all pnrposea.
pAT.lt AND SEE IT OPERATE.
Abore J no. Carey's Auction Room,
tent. 20, 18o0.-n5in3. . A. WaITS.
Fas&ionaWe Tailoring
AS. lVOWTHEBis'TyingoBthe
tailonup; business in all its various
branches in ILuoras over
MUIjVAJVE'S store.
His experience and lasle enables him to rvnr
der general satisfaction to those for whom he
does work, and he hopes by industry and close
application to business to receive a liberal share
of patronage.
ALL WOR& IS WARRANTED.
His prices are as lo as it is possible for
ansa to livaat.
Millersburg, 1860 n41tf.
NEW
000T & SHOE SHOP!
ONE door West from J. M ulvane's store. In the ro m
fonstrlr acenpisd as Post Office, where tbe under
signed is prspsred to do all kiads of work in bis Una, es-
fKHur .
Fine City Sewed Work.
in soeh s manner as not to be excelled vest of tbe AU
ghenies. CfTWUKK WAJtHANTKD, and done on rea
sonable terms.
RJ3J? AIRING dona neat sad on short
notice.
K B I havs on hand, as agent, a lot of home made
and eastern Boots and Shoes which for ready par I will
-ell eaeoeh terms that yoa cannot rail to buy. Please
xi call mob. E. B. HULL.
. sly 9S, lS0-4r
Business Cards. Poetry.
SABBATH IN THE COUNTRY.
The creaking wagon's in the shed.
The busy flail is heard no more;
The horse is littered down and led.
The harness hangs above his head,
Tbe whip behind the door I
His leathern gloves and crooked bill
To day the woodman thrown aside;
The blacksmith's fiery furge is still.
The wooden wheel of the old mill
Sleeps in the mill-dam wide.
The miller's bont is anchored where,
Far out the lilies sleep.
Ton see tier shadows narrowed there, '
The broad while flowers reflected clear
'Within the mill-pond deep.
The harrow's in the garden shed.
Hoe, rake and spade are put away;
Unweeded stands the onion bed.
The gard'ner from his work hath fled,
Tis holy Sabbath day.
Upon tbe wall tbe gray cat sleeps.
By which theebnrnsand milk-pansliel
A drowsy whatch the house dog keeps.
And scarcely from his dull eye peeps,
Upon the passer by-
And sweetly over hill and dale
The silvery sou ading church bells rug;
Across the moor and down the dale.
They coioe and go, and on the gale.
Their Sabbath tidings fling.
From where the while-washed Sunday school
Peeps out between the poplars dim
Which ever throw their shadows cool
Far out upon the dusty pool
Tou hear the Sabbath hymn.
From farm and field, and grange grown grr.y ,
From woodland walks and winding was
The old and young, grave and gay.
Unto the old church come to pray.
And sing God's holy praise.
Miscellaneous.
A SINGULAR DREAM.
We take the following nccount of a sin
gular d renin from the Western Christian
Advocate:
Mr. B. Lad been twice mnrried, but was
left a secoud time a widower with six
daughters and one son. After those be
reavements, Mr. B. inferred thct the Lord
did not desigo Lira to enjoy tbe blessings
of a wife, and be resolved to sacrifice all
personal conveniences and enjoyments of
the conjugal relation and never attempt to
belect another partner in life: This resolu
tion he sacredly kept for nearly three rears,
when the arguments and couusel of the
minister of the circuit, in tbe State of Del
aware prevailed on him to change bis
mind. The consideration of bis numerous
family of daughters requiring so much of a
mother's care and instruction, was one of
the strong reasons that had induced him to
admit that his resolution might be found
in error. The minister eccouraged by the
good impression be bad made, mid the in
fluence be bad gained over Mr. B , took
the liberty to name a lady residing in a cer
tain neighborhood of bis circuit, whom be
thought would make an excellent wife and
geod mother for bis children, and appoint
ed tbe lime and place for Mr. B. to meet
him and be introduced to her. Some oc
currence took place which prevented Mr.
B. from meeting the miuistei according to
promise. , .
The minister intent upon bis plan pro
curred Mr. B.'s consent to meet bim a sec
ond time, and the appointment was made;
but an unexpected providence again pre
vented Mr. B. from being there at the time.
They then made a third arrangement, and
Mr. B. determined, if life and health per
mitted, be would certainly meet bis friend,
and be made acquainted with the lady re
commended. Before the time arrived, Mr.
was admonished in a dream that the wo
man too favorably spoken of by the min
ister was not the one he ought to marry,
and was conducted in a vision to the resi
dence of a young lady who was a suitable
helpmate, and that Providence desigued for
him. The distance was sixty miles, and
he bad only traveled twenty miles in that
direction. Yet the map of the whole road,
and the way be should go so distinctly
marked in his dream, that he seemed per
fectly familiar with all tbe road. He
dreamed the distance,lhe name of the young
woman and the name , of her stepfather,
Col. Vickers, the appearance of the bouse,
in which he lives, how it was paiuted;
that it was .situated near a river, with
a large warehouse near at band. He
dreamed also, that there were five young
ladies belonging to tbe father of the one se
lected for bim so accurately described in
bis dream, that he could easily distinguish
her from the other four, . .
, In the morning be awoke and tbongbl
nothing of bis vision, except as an ordina
ry and rather remarkable dream. The
next night be bad precisely the same vis
ion lepealed and the same things presented
to bis mind in a still more vivid manner.
Mr. B. began to think there might be some
judication of Providence in his dream;
and all that day be made it the subject of
sincere and ardent prayer, that God would
direct him in the way he should go in a
matter so grave, and involving so much in
terest to himself and bis luulherless chil
dren. That night be bad the same vision
repeated tbe third lime, and be determin
ed then to follow tbe direction furnished
him, and ally test the circumstances of tbe
dream by a practical examination, and see
if the results would be as he bad dreamed
tbem. . He immediately sent a note to tbe
preacher, informing bim tbat he had
changed his mind, and must decline meet
ing him at the appointed time. Air. a.
started in the direction indicated by bis
vision, and after passing the twenty miles
be was acquainted with, his dream was bis
only guide. He however, had no difficulty
for the map of the road was so vividly im
pressed open bis mind, that be was able to
distinguish it from all others. The gentle
men whose name was given bim in bis
dream, be bad never seen or heard of. He
knew as soon as be saw it. The house
and everything about appeared precisely
as they had been presented in bis vision.
He alighted from bis horse, and entered
tbe beautiful house. The persona appear
ance of the young lady was so vididly im
pressed upon his mind by the vision tbnee
repeated that be readily recognized her in
the company of four others, whom Le
found ia tbe same family- He soon ascer-
ed the name of the young woman, and
fouud it to be Sarah T., according to his
dream. This young lady had often said
she never would marry a widower. Miss.
T. said the very moment she saw Mr. B
she felt a strange tremor pass over her
whole system. - She had a vivid impression
that be was a widower, and tbat be bad
come to see ber. She afterwards confess
ed that a sudden emotion of affection for
bim arose in her heart as soon as she came
into bis presence.
Mr. B. obtained the t.Ieasnre of an in
terview with her that evening, and was
successful in securing her consent to visit
ber again and address ber on the subject
of marriage. He, however, did not tell
ber his dream, until! she had consented to
become bis wife. After a courtship of a
few months, tbey were happily married,
and liven together more than fifty years.
Mr. B. died on the 25th of March, 1842,
and M. lived till the 7th of April, 1446.
For sixty years, perhaps, they were both
distinguished and useful members of the
M. E- Church.
The Spindle City.
LOWELL AND ITS INDUSTRY.
The growth of Lowell, Mass., as a man
ufacturing place, wholly within the last for
ty years, is almost unexampled in history,
and the result is a working model of skill,
er.ergy, Jab3r and capita', combined to pro
duce wonderful r salts. At tbe present
time there aie twelve corporations with an
aggregate capital of 815,000,000, owning
fifiy-lwo factory buildings, containing over
four hundred thousand spindles and twelve
thousand looms, with other machinery in
proportion : employing eighty -seven hun
dred women and forty-two hundred men;
manufacturing yearly more than one hun
dred million yards of cotton cloth, twenty
five million yards of calico, twenty mill
ion yards of bleached and dyed goods, one
and a half million yards of woolen cloths,
and.over A million yards of enrpetings.
Think of a strip of cotton cloth a yard
wide and two hundred miles long, made
daily! . Enough in a year to go twice
round the globe, with ends five thousand
miles long to lie with. The annual con
sumption of material is immense, vis: for
ty million pounds of wool ; five thousand
tons of wrought and cast iron ; thirty
thousand tons of hard coal ; twenty-seven
thousand bushels of charcoal; eighty thou
sand gallons of oil; sixteen hundred cords
of wood; thirteen hundred barrels of four;
a like amount of starch, with great quan
tities of soap, teasles and dyestuns in ad
dition. Private enterprise has also been
busy ; and prominent in this respect stauds
the vast chemical laboratory of Dr. J. C.
Ayer St Co where enormous quantities of
their invniuble preparations, Cherry Pec
toral, Pills, Ague Cure and Sarsapnrilla,
with a world-wide reputation for the re
lief of suffering humanity, are yearly made
for sale in all lands on which the sun slimes.
This firm prints more than four millions of
of Almanacs yearly, on an automatic, self
feeding prees, printing both sides of a
sheet at the same time; the greatest issue
of any work in any language. Among
other things of noto in Lowell, St. Anne's
church contains a more complete chime of
bell s (11) than any other in this country,
with a single exception of lhat just erect
ed at Cambridge, Mass. The Lowell Ma
chine Shop is oue of the oldest in the
country for the building of locomotives;
and the pioneer of railroads in America is
that between Lowell aud Boston, opened
for passenger travel in 1835.' As one of
great industrial centres of New England
it cannot fail to be a place of great inter
est to the traveler, and a personal inspec
tion of its resources and capacity for pro
ducing the various articles for which it is
famed will well repay a visit.
A Denial as is a Denial.
COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 18. 1860.
Eds. Times Gentlemen : I have no
ticed an article in the Star of this city,
alleging that one of tbe Senators in Con
gress from this State bas proposed and
urged that all persons who shall accept
offices under Lincoln, if elected President,
should be outlawed and killed, and much
holy horror bas been expressed by that pa
per and other kindred submission .sheets,
at the enormity of the proposition. If
the undersigned is tbe Senator alluded to,
1 take occasion to say that I am not the
originator or the advocate of tbe policy al
luded to, 1 take occasion to say that 1
must have been misunderstood if any oue
basso represented me. The policy has
been suggested by others, and have oc
casionally in private conversation spoken
of it as one of resistance to the rule of a
Black Republican President, but I have
generally disapproved it, as many persons
in Columbus will doblless bear mo witness.
Still, I do not hesitate to say, lhat in my
opinion any Sonthern man who would at
cept office from a Republican President,
elected upon a Republican party, would
be no better than a Black Republican, and
ought to be eondemed and ostracised by
universal public sentiment. A. Ivkbsor.
; t3T Borne things come by odd names.
Tbe most uncommon quality in man is
called "common sense;" a paper half a
mile long is a "brief;", and a melancholy
dillv, devoid of sense or meauing, is a
"glee."
JDont be in too great a hurry, cirls,
to fall in love with the young nienJ : It
oftens happens tbat your hearts . are no
sooner theirs than theirs are no longer
yours. .:';-
Remarkable Love Story.
A late number of the French Psycl.e
bas a story of a love affair which has deep
ly moved the whole population of Marseilles
but will be hardly credited by persons who
do not believe in supernatural apparitions.
However here is the story in as few words
as possible.
Charles R , born in a wealthy fanii
ly of merchants, aud an orphan from bis
cuiiuitood, bad been brought up at bis un
cles with a cousin whose beauty, sweet
ness and graces never failed to produce a
lasting impression on all persons of ber ac
quaintance. It is consequently not at all
surprising that Charles R., who had grown
up in her intimate society, should have fall
en deeply in love with such a fascinating
cousin. . JSor was his love unrequited, for,
when tbe proper time came, she decided
with the conseut of her family that their
marriage should take place as soon as be
was t.venty years of age. Just about that
time, his uncle received from Calcutta tbe
news of tbe failure of a house with which
he was carrying on an extensive business,
seut thn young Charles to that distant
port to effect a liquidation. The marriage
was necessarily postponed, and the young
lover left Marseilles, promising to write as
soon as God and the ocean would allow,
and to return as soom as his business was
settled. -
Four months passed on, and no news
came from the young traveler. His rela
tions, and more particularly bis :ousin, be
gan to feel uneasy, and were already ac
cusing bim of neglect, when one unhappy
day they read in the papers of the fatal
loss of the steamer on board of which they
knew Charles bad gone. The young
Marseillaise was almosi mad with grief;
and after a long and dangerous sickness,
tbe poor girl disheartened, seeing before
her nothing but a complete blank, resolved
to spend the remainder of her life in a con
vent to mourn, far from the world, for tbe
only man she ever loved.
It was in vain ber parents tried to dis
suade her from that resolution. All their
entreaties, their miseries, their tears, could
not induce ber to change ber mind, and
she soon entered a convent of Marseilles as
a 'postulent.' : 1 .;
ix months after tbat fatal day, just as
the time for her to take vows was approach
ing, Iter family was pleasantly startled by
a letter from their daughter, informing
them that she bad changed her mind, and
wished to go back to them. : to the world,
to pleasures, to happiness. For the last
three nights, she said, she had seen in her
dreams her beloved Charles, entreating ber
with tears n his eyes, not to fulfill her terri
ble resolution, not to complete a sacrifice
which would be the death of them both.
For Charles was vet alive and would soon
be back to keep his sacred promise, and
end all her griefs. The nuns of the convent
bad good buinoredly laughed at ber, and
tried to persuadu her to stay among them,
in lhat quiet retreat, where sbe might, un
disturbed, lament all ber life the dear com
panion of ber youth. For he was dead,
said they, and it was foolish to believe in
those supernatural apparitions. But she
was unshaken in her faith, and to nil their
entreaties she would answer tbat her be
trothed would soon be back, and of course
sbe must be at home to receive him. .
Although the parents of tbe voung 'pos
tulant' did not believe, any more than the
nuns, lhat sucb a strange dream would be
realized, tbey were so much gladdened by
the letter of their daughter tbat tbey de
cided not say one word to undeceive ber.
She might go on from day to day, hoping
all the time for an arrival which would
never take place, and by little and by lit
tle tbey thought the deep wound of ber
heart might be healed.
Accordingly on that very day they, went
to the convent, and in less than one hour
their only child was crossing again tbe
threshold of the old family mansion. Her
first thought was for ber little room, where
she had gathered so many dear tokens and
souvenirs from her cousin.' Sbe hastened
up stairs, and went so last lhat her de
lighted parents could hardly follow ber.
But when she was on the landing, whom
did she see standing in the door of tbat
room, so long shut up! Charles, her affi
anced, who looked at her, smiling with
happiness, and opened bis arms to clasp
ber to bis bosom.
It was no longer, a dream! Charles
held her in his arms, kissing ber, and ming
ling bis tears with ber own. But when be
'opened his arms again, to receive the ca
resses of ber parents, she sunk and drop
ped heavily on the floor. . '
She was dead ! dead with surprise and
happiness ! dead without uttering one cry,
without heaving one sigh !
A Polite Invitation Declined.
A contributor to be Spirit of the Times,
thus describes a scene at tbe Anthony
House, Arkansas: ;
Late one bitter cold night, in December,
some eight or nine years ago, L. came into
the barroom, as usual, to take bis part in
whatever was going on. For some reasons
the crowd had dispersed sooner than was
customary, and but two or three of the
lownfolks were there, together with a
stranger, who had arrived a balf-bour or
longer before, and who, tired, wet and mud
dy, from a long Arkansas stage ride, bis
legs extended, and shoes on, was consoling
himself with two chairs and a nap, oppo
site the center of tbe blazing log fire.
Any one wbo bas traveled until 10 o clock,
iu a rough winter night, over an Arkansas
road, can appreciate the comfort of tbe
fruition before tbat fireplace.
Tbe drowsy example of tbe stranger
had its effect on the others, and L., who
took his seat in the corner, for the lack of
conversation was reduced to the poker for
amusement. He poked the lire vigorously
for a while, until it got red hot, and be
coming disgusted, was nb jut to drop it and
retire, when he observed the great toe of
the stranger's feet protruding through a
hole in one of bis socks. ' Here was relief
to L. He placed the glowing poker within
a foot of the uvelnnclioly sleeper's toe, and
U'guu slowlc to iesseu luo distance belwseu
tbem ; one by one, tbe others as tbey caught
tbe joke began to open their eyes, and be'
ing wakened, mouth expanded into grins
and grins into suppressed giggles and
one incontent follow's into a broad laugh
Closer and closer the red bot poker nearcd
toward the unfortunate toe. The beat
caused the sleeper to move his bauds. L.
was just about to apply tbe poker, when a
sound of click! click! 7 arrested his inten
tion. He looked at the stranger the lat
ter with one eye open, had been watching
bis proceedings, and silently brought a pis
tol to bear upon L. In a voice just as aud
ible he muttered, in a tone of great deter
mination. "Just burn it! Burn it! Just burn it!
and I'll pe d d if I dou't stir you up
with ten tbousad hot pocker3 in two sec
onds !,
L. laid down the poker inslanter and re
marked : - '
"Stranger, let's take a drink ! in fact
gentlemen all of you."
L. afterwards said they were the cheap
est drinks he ever bought.
Driven Out.
Mr. Seymour Straight, of the well known
firm of Straight, Deining 6c Co., Commis
sion Merchants, Cincinnati, was receutly
driven out of Montgomejy, Ala. He had
visited tbat section of the South with ref
erence to a proposed rail road connecting
Cincinnati with some of tbe marts of the
planting States. We happen to have some
personal acquaintance with Mr. Straight,
and believe bim to be an upright, intelli
gent aud enterprising merchant.
At Montgomery, he was called upon by
a committee, who questioned him as to his
political preferences, and in answer to a
question put, lie repiteu tuai u at Dome on
election day be should vote for Mr. Lin
coln, Upon lhat he was warned by tbe
committee to leave town, ibe ailnir was
chronicled by the Montgomery Advocate
of the 28tn Oct. as follows:
Ah Abolitionist. A big-whiskered,
book-nosed Abolitionist, by the name of
Straight, in reference to whom we copied
au article from a Rome (Georgia) paper
the other day, was arrested by some of our
citizens yesterday evening for expressing
sentiments not considered sound. His
trunk was examined, but no insurrectiona
ry documents being found therein, be was
ordered to strike ajrai'yAsheet foramore
congenial clime, as early as possible.
; In a card to the Cincinnati Commercial,
Mr. S. says :
"As for my political principles, I obtru
ded them upon no oneid gentlemen sev
eral times apologised to me, after a brief
discussion, for having forced me into it. If
all with whom I came in contact had been
gentlemen, those paper missiles would nev
er have crossed my way.
. .
- People who have dwell peacefully in our
quiet city the last three months, can form
no correct idea of tbe fiendish dispositions
of some of these men, towards all oppo
nents in general, and the supporters of Lin
coln and Hamlin in particular.
An overwhelming Republican triumph
is the much needed, and' only medicine
tbat can cure their insanity, and I earnest
ly hope this will be administered to the
entire extent of their necessities next Tuesday."
Have the Courage. Have the cour
age to keep out of debt as long as possi
ble absolutely if you can. - Debt is a
species of slavery. The creditor owns the
debtor to tbe extent of bis claim, for what
does the word "claim" mean if Dot this!
In taking our advice, you will be but obey
ing the scriptural exhortation to "owe no
man anything."
Have the courage to wear your old coat
or gown, nntil yon are able to buy another
upon the good, old-fashioned "pay as you
go" principle ay, and do not be afraid to
have it known why yon prefer this course.
Your neighbors will think none the worse
of you for your honest frankness. On tbe
contrary, they will think all the belter of
you, if they are people whose gocd or bad
opinion is worth considering.
Have the courage to live on two meals a
day ay, even on one, if two of the three
you customarily took in better times, would
now have to be procured with. false pre
tences. And what but moral, if not legal,
false pretences," is purchasing with prom
ises to pay which you know in your in
most heart there is no prospect of your
meeting.
Have the courage to own that you are
poor! No one whose opinion is valuable
will think any the less of yon for your
frankness, but will ratber esteem yoa tbe
more highly.
Finally, bave the courage to be truthful,
honest and just just to your own sense of
right, as well as to the sense of .others.
And so you wil maintain your self-respect,
as well as the respect of your neighbors,
and these will constitute no small capital
to start afresh with, when "better times"
shall have re-appeared, as ere long they
will to all who have the courage to be just
in their dealings and prudent in their ex-pendituies.
TtjE Stabviko PBisoNER.-Wi!liam Blue
the self-starved counterfeiter, confined in
the county jail of Lafayette, Ind., has so
far yielded to the tearful and agonizing im
portunities of bis young wife, as to partake
of a little nourishment, but he is so much
prostrated tbat it does him no good. He
denies tbat be abstains from food for the
purpose of self-destruction, but it is quite
evident that he bas deliberately made np
bis mind to die rather than suffer tbe inev
itable penalty of his crime. It is bis first
offense. He bad been repeatedly solicited
to engage in the purchase and circulation
of bogus coin ana had as often refused, nn
til in an evil hour, the scarcity of work,
and the necessity of providing for the wants
of bis family during the coming winter,
consnired to weaken his resolution, and
yielding to temptation, ho purchased the
Counterfeit Com. Jll IWelllV Iur imurs ni
turwanls he was in jnil. The devotion of
his young wife, and the miHo el.qiieiic! of
her great sorrow, excites universal sympa
thy. Lafayette ( Ind.) Courier.
Senator Douglas in News Orleans
-He is "Betrayed into a
-He is "Betrayed into a Speech."--Goes for the Union
-He is "Betrayed into a Speech."--Goes for the Union--Is Sorry for Lincoln!
Since the election, Senator Douglas bas
been recuperating from his fall personal and
political at Montgomery, Alabama, but on
Thursday he ran over to New Orleans from
Mobile, and was betrayed into speeches as
usual. Great crowds turned out to see him
and at the depot Pierre Soule welcomed
bim with the assurancs that bisTriends sa
luted bim vanquished with the same en
thusiasm they would have saluted him vic
torious. Mr. Douglas briefly responded,
when he was escorted by a procession and
the crowd to the St. Charles Hotel. Here
the street was packed with people, and the
cry for Douglas was loud and long. When
be appeared on the balcony, the greeting
was very vociferous. We clip from tbe
True Delta.
JUDGE DOUGLAS' SPEECH.
Fellow-citizens of New Orleans'. Two
years ago, when 1 bad just concluded a
struggle in defence of the Constitution,
the Union and the equal rights of the
Stales, in my own State, I came here on
private business, and you gave me such a
reception as bad never before been extend
ed to me. (Cheers.) Then I came before
you as a victor in a great contest, and you
received me like a conqueror. (Cheers.)
And now I appear before you, having just
goue through another - and still greater
struggle in defence of the same principles
and the same rights, defeated in the con
test, and yet you extend to me a welcome
which could not have been excelled, even if
I had come among you as the Presideut
elect. (Loud cries of "you will be in 1864."
A banuer, bearing a fine painting of Doug
las, with "1864" inscribed upon it, was
here waved aloft amid the wildest cheer
ing and enthusiasm.) These are the right
kind of friends. (Cheers.) Tbey adhere
to a man in the right, whether defeated or
victorious. ("Hurrah for Douglas," and
cheers.) I bave pleasure in believing tbat
this demonstration is not intended as a
mere personal compliment .to myself. It
is the more gratifying to me because it is
the evidenco of your devotion to those
great principles of self-government and con
stitutional liberty to which my life is de
voted, ("That's it," and cheers.) I be
Iievo tbat if we are faithful to the Consti
tution, there is no grievance which cannot
be remedied under that instrument and
within the union. (Cheers.) If we are
true to ourselves, there is no grievance for
which disunion would be a remedy.
(Cheers.) All we have to do is to main
tain inviolate every provision of the Con
stitution, perform faithfully every duty it
requires, and lulhll every obligation it im
poses. Cheers. So long as we live un
der a constitution which is the sbpreme law
of the land, it must be admiuistered so as
to secure equal protection to the people of
all the Stales. Cheers. These princi
ples of equality are not connned in their
operation to the Slates alone, but extend to
the Territories and wherever else the
American flag waves over American soil.
Cheers. Let us now bury the excitement
and angry passions which have manifested
themselves during the contest. Let us lay
aside all partisan feeling and act as become
patriots and lovers of our country.
Cheers.) Let us unite to put down sec
tionalism and abolitionism and every oth
er element of political and national dis
cord. Cheers. Let no grievances, no
embittered feelings impair the force of our
efforts. Let us put ourselves to work to
rescue the governmeutof the country from
the hands of those we think unworthy to
administer it. Cheers. If Abraham
jjiucoiu is rresiaent, wnni nnrra can ue ao I
'None.' There is a majority against bim
in the Senate and a majority in the House
of Representatives. He is powerless for
mischief all he can do is to fill tbe offices,
and the majority in the Senate will reject
those he nominates if tbey are not good
men. Cheers.! He will be an object of
commisseralion and pity rather than of
fear. Cheers. Then why should we
break up the best goverment tbat tne snn
in its circuit around tbe earth ever shone
upon, merely because we bave been defeat
ed in a Presidential election t Let us rath
er rally with renewed engergy and daunt
less courage in the performance of our du
ties, and rescue the country from the hands
in which it should never bave been placed.
Shocking Burning Fluid Accident.
dent.
the sad
The Syracuse Jonrnal gives
particulars of a burning fluid accident
which occured at Kellogg's Factory, on
the 3d. A Miss Cattou was spending Ibe
evening with Mrs. Mitchell, when Ibe fluid
lamp exploded, setting fire to the dress of
Mrs. Mitchell.
Miss Catton, in endeavoring to exlin
guish the flames, which were destroying
ber friend, was shockingly burned on her
lace, neck and arms; but with great pres
ence of mind she ran into the bed room,
as soon as ber clothing caught fire, and
enveloping herself in bed clothes, sraotn-
ered the flames. We bope and trust ber
life will be spared.
Mrs. Mitchell survived until nearly 10
o'clock in great agony, mitigated only by
the use of chloroform ; which was all tbat
could be administered for fcor benefit, the
wbole surface, nearly, beiDg burned to a
crisp.
The maternal instinct was Deauutuliy U
lustrated in the case of Mrs. Mitchell, whose
little bov. six years old, was asleep up
stairs when the accident occurred. As
soon as sbe found her clothing in flames
that could not be extinguished, she imme
diately ran out of doors, fearing tbat the
Id take fira and burn up her boy.
and when her husband came into the room
upon leaching his house, her first excaima
tion, upon bearing bis agouizing groans,
was:
Oh Jim. I am dying for disobeying you,
but I have saved our boy!"
And almost the last words the poor
sufferer uttered, were : "Take good care of
Clmrloy."
What five letters form a sentence of for;
givenesst I x qq n.
The President and Secession.
WASHINGTON Nov. 14.
Many of the prevalent reports and con
jectures concerning the action of the Gov
ernment, are nulrue and most of tbem ex
aggerated. The remark attributed to Representative
Keitt, lhat the President is pledged to Se
cession, has been received here with aston
ishment, and his friends do not believe tbat
he is correctly reported. It is well known
that tbe President has never made such a
pledge in any public paper, and his most
intimate friends bave never beard anything
from his lips which would lead to the be
lief that he entertains any sentiment which
is not warmly in favor of preserving the
Constitution in all its integrity.
The Post Master at Orangeburg, Mr.
Keitt's residence, has forwarded bis resig
nation as Post Master, to take effect on tbe
1st of January unless, be says, bis most
abused and best beloved State of South
Carolina shall sooner secede. His resig
nation bas been accepted, and he bas been
requested to delegate a suitable person as
his sucessor, who will give proper bonds
for the discbarge of ail the duties required
by the laws and regulations of the P. O.
Depatment. In the event of no such per
son being found to fill the office, it must be
discontinued.
Lieut. Col. Gardner bas, in tbe ordinary
routine of business, been relived of the
command of Fort Moultrie, and will be
succeeded by Major Anderson, who is next
to him in rank in the 1st Regiment of Ar
tillery. The newspapers report that Fort
Moultrie is occupied by a Military Co. of
Charleston is the only informblion receiv
ed of it in this city. The War Department
has neither given an order nor received
any information on the subject. Tbe 5,000
stand of arms recently mentioned as hav
ing gone South, were purchased in Wash
ington by Virginia for the use of that Stale.
Tbey were of au iuferior quality.
CHARLESTON, S. C., Nov. 14.
Booksellers of this and Savannah return
Harper's Weekly, Monthly and other pub
lications, and a movement is contemplated
to return all Northern books, unless the
publishers are known to be sound.
Some foreign counsuls are here waiting
for secession, to open negotiation. They
are said to have full authority from their
Governments.
Tbe Mayor to day notified agents of
Northern Steamship Lines that he would
not permit the lauding of steerage pass
engers unless the companies guaranteed
their roaintainence if they become vagrants.
. Tbe secession movement seems to be
increasing, and it is now said that South
Carolina will not be in tbe States after
New Years.
A Funny Duel.
The Pittsburg Express gives the follow
ing amusing account of a duel that oc
curred near that city, during the last Christ
mas holidays:
Tbe Christmas holydays afford the best
opportunities for the colored population to
go their length in enjoyments of their pe
culiar kinds. By no meaas insignificant
among these, is the enjoyment of courting
and gallanting their dusky sweethearts
about town.
Out of one of these affairs of love, the
other day, grew an affair of honor, which
is thus related from one who learned the
story from one of the "principals." They
took their stand on the West side of tie
creek below the Old Dominion Mills. One
of the seconds suddenly noticed that tbe
sun "from de clowds" set his principal a
winking and rolling his eyes, and he im
mediately put in an objection.
"1 say, nigger, 1 put my weto on aat po-
sishen. It is agin de rules ob all de codes
ob honor I eber seed. De refraction ob
de sun makes my principal roll him eyes
too much.
"Wy, wy, look a heah, say didnl we
chuck up a cent for de choice ob de ground f .
and didn't I get it P
"Sartin, I knows yon did ; but den fair
play a Juba, aud I'se no notion ob seein
my fren composed on and loose all de wan
tage." "Well, niger, I'se no notion too; I'se
just as good a right to bab no notion as
you is.
At this juncture, a friendly cloud min
gled in with the curtin of vapor already
gathered around the sun, and settled the
matter at once. The two principals again
took their positions and all the prelimina
ries being settled, each one took bis pistol
ready cocked from bis second. Both man
ifested considerable spunk, although a blue
ish paleness overspread their black cheeks.
Tbe second who was to give Ihe fatal order
now took his stand, and in a bully voice
began : 9
"Gentlemen, your lime am come.
Both nodded and commenced shuddering.
"Is you ready f Fiah ! one, two, free !"
Bang, pop, went both pistols at once, one
ball raising the dirt in the middle of the
road, while the other took a "slantindicu
lar" direction and scraped the wool off the
top of tbe second who had given the word.
It was now thought time to settle the mat
ter, and the challenged party approached
his antagonist and said :
"Nigger, is yoa satisfied"
"I is," was the reply-
"So is I," said the first, "and de next
time von catch discbile zibilin himself in
dis way, you'll bave to fotch him.w
"Dem's my sentiments edzactly," retort
ed the other; "when your onmortal instru
ment of des exploded, I thought I was a
goner, uosn, am t i giaa aer nut an
blood spilt I
Thev shook hands and came back to the
city, tbe "wounded" second being the only
one to tne pty wuo uiuu iw ""jtj
He lost no blood but couldn't bear the rdea
of losing bis top-knot, and about four years'
growth from the fright occajionod by tbe
accident.
X3TThey hnve crown a now potato ia
KIiimU I. land the lmsl season, called "Lin
coln Prolifics." The Provider. Jourat
says they are almost as big as Pennsyl
vania majority.

xml | txt