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for, I, CASKEY, Editor and Proprietor. -OFFICE Washington Street, Third Door South of Jackson. TERMsU-One Dollar and Fiftj Cents in Advance VOL. 5. MILLERSBURG, HOLMES COUNTY, OHIO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1860. NO. 15. Business Cards. W. F.ILL1S0-V. M. B. D 8ILVA. ELLISON & DeSTLVA, raonucroM or tbi Ellison House, Jackson 8 tree MILLERSBURG, OHIO. wains mmitm, 1S60 "T Akron, U. E. STEINBACHER & CO., J3robucc & ommi05ion JtlERC HJM.JYTS Dealer i ritar, Cm, II Slut Salt lisK Wtte a&l Water Lime, fa, k, fa, PTTRCHABERS OF ; Wheat, Rye, Corn, Oats, Seeds, Dried Fruits, Butler, Eggs, Wool, die. M. M. SPEIGLE, Agent, MILLERSBURG, O. VaySl.lSSO if . BAKES & WHOLF, Forwarding and Commission , J1I E It C 111 VTS, AJCP DEALERS IJt SALT FISH, PLASTER, WHITE AND WATER LIME. rnmcBASiu of FLOUR, WHEAT, RYE, CORN, OATS CLOVER AND TIMOTHY SEED, ALSO. Butter, Eggs, Lard, Tallow and all kinds - of Dried Fruits. WAREHOUSE, MILLERSBURG, O. .Sept. 18, 1856 4tt J.G.BIGHAM.M.D. PHYSICIAN & SURGEON. T ESHECTTTLLY announces his readiness to gire ri.nmmnt attention to all Drofemioiial calls. He is permittee: to refer to tbe Medical Faculty nf toe UntrersKT or encnigan, ana to me jseuicai rtcuiij of the University of the City of New Yore. Fredericksburg, 0., Sept. 20, 1S80-n6m6 JOHN W. VOBHES, Montey at a MILLERSBURG, O. OFFICE.one door East of the Book Store, up stairs. -r April 22, 1858 v2n35y 1 ; Q. W. BAMAGE, PHYSICIAN&SURGEON . HOLMESVILLE, OHIO. T enpeerfnlly informs the public that be has located XVhlmselfin tbe above Tillage, for tbe practice of his pxofeswiun. e-jr- OFFICE foer doors west of Reed'seor .. iv- Aug4,18S T3n50tf. J. E. ATKINS0N, m-mmt, Millersfourg, Ohio. IS NOW PREPARED to furnish to order all the different kinds of Artificial Teeth, from one to an entire set. ffjOfliee on Main street, two doors east of Dr. Bvlings orSee, np stairs. June 8, 18S ti ' DR. T. G. V. SOLING, MILLERSBURG, O. THANKFUL for past favors, respectfully tenders bis professional services to tbe pub lic. Office in the room formerly occupied by Dr. Irvine. April 15.1858 v2n34tf. DB. EBEIGHT, P Ijtjsutmt ani Surgeon, MILLERSBURG, O. OIBce Jncknon Street, nearly apposite the mpire llon.se. Residence on Clay Street, opposite the Presbyterian Church. BENJAMIN COHN, DEALS a READY-MADE CLOTHING .; Of all Descriptions; ;. COS. OF JACKSON & WASBIGTONSTS.. MIIXERSHURG, O.' LAZE & JONES, DEIMTaiSTS Wooster, O. Dee. 1, MSB. CASKET & INGLES, : DEALERS lit ; ' MTT.T.TSRSBUBG, O. To the Public. i WAITS, tmring purchaned WorW an4 . Judmn'a improved Swing Machine, is still on nud to wait on the public in his lino in tho wsj of a gtrmfnt, . 171 mm also sreat for said Machine, and can recom . asoad it as tb best now innse for all purposes. CALL AND SEE IT OPERATE. t Abo re Jne. Carej's Auction Room. 1 Sept. 20,1860.-nimS. . A. WilTS. FasbioaaMe Tailoring' AS. JiO WTHE K is carrying on the e tailoring business in all its various branches in itooros over " J- MUI.V AWE'S STORE. His experience and taste enables him to ren 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 ol patronage. 14 ALL WORK 13 WARRANTED. His prices are as low as it U possible for sua to live) at, . Killeraburg, I860 n41tt M F" A BOOT & SHOE SHOP! iu W. V U1 U". " "uiTKn. 1 non. id the roit. formerly occupied as Post OBIce, where tbe nnder aif sed it prepared to do ail kiads of work in his line.es- Fine City Sewed Work. Sn ench a manner as not to be excelled west of the AUe g denies. 7 WORK WARRANTED, and done on rea- amM term. . - T?J A TT-T'lsJ"f oone neat and on .short notice. " . ' K. B. I have on band, as agent, a lot of heme made and eastern Boots and Shoes wbich for ready nay I will sell on such terms that 70a cannot (ail to buy. Pleas. . sry me once, and oau soon. . n. nuui Jnly M, IHSO 4BT Business Cards. Poetry. For the Republican. MEDITATION ON A SUMMER'S EVENING. M.NC. BY SARAH JANE BOOTH. 'Tis eve and nature now is still. The gentle summer air Brings fragrance on its dewv wings. From flowrets bright and lair. The qncen of night loots calmly down While smiling from afar. Through the soft gray mist of parting clouds Shines the little evening star. - A dreamy quiet reigns around, Ko aouaa disturbs the stillness rare; A soft repose dwells on the earth, 'And man's forgot bis care. Now bright again in memory's hall, Come forms and faces dear, And to my eye half unawares - Starts the oft forbidden tear. Imagination points again. As in bright days of yore. To forms so loved and cherished here, That i Bhall see no more. I seem to bear glad songs of mirth, . From voices young and gay; I seem to hear lorne on tbe breeze. Glad childhood's happy lay. Across the green and flowery slope, In veil of misty light, Come forms of beauty as angels lair, To my enraptured sight. Ah I could weep, and it is well. Twill soothe my bitter grief. Through tears and sighs may sad appear, - They give the heart relief. As now when all is hushed sad still Ther's a sweet sad sacred calm. Into the bruised and bleeding heart, it pours a bleading balra. T'is thus I love the care of earth. The thought of toil and strife, And my spirit seems to breath the air Of abetter, purer, life. Now from the busy scenes of earth, 1 'm for a season free; T'is thus my mind's more closely drawn. Great God of Heaven to thee. Almighty Father now look down From thy bright home on high; . . Watch o'er and guide tby erring child. By thy all seeing eye. Oh keep my youthful feet from sia While here on earth I roam, And when I'm done with tbisdullclay. Take me to thy heavenly home. Miscellaneous. TELL YOUR WIFE. BY T. S. ARTHUR. Tell my wife !" said Aaron Little, speak ing loud, vet to himself, in a balf amused, half troubled way. "Tell my wife, indeed ! Much good tbat will do ! What does she know about business, and money matters; and tbe tricks of tbe trade ! No, no : there's no hope there. And Aaron Little sat musing, with a per plexed countenance.' He bad a newspa per iu bis band, and bis eyes bad just been lingering over a paragraph, in which the writer suggested to businessmen in trouble, the property of consulting their wives. "ialk to them freely about your anairs, it said. Let them understand exactly your condition. Tel! them of your diffi culties; of your embarassments, and of your plan3 for extricating yourselves from tbe entanglements' in which your are in volved. My word for it! you will get help in nine cases out of ten. Women have quick perceptions. They reach con clusions by a nearer way than reasoning, and get at the solution of a difficult ques tion, long before your slow moving thoughts bring you near enough for nenrate obser vation. Tell your wives, then, men in trouble, all about your affairs! Keep nothing back ! The better tbey understand the matter, tbe clearer will be their per ceptions." ' : "All a very fine theory," said Aaron Lit tle tossing tbe newspaper from bim and leaning back in bis chair. "But it won t do in my case. ' Tell Betsy ! ' Yes, I'd like lo see myself doing ;t. A man must be bard pushed, indeed, when he noes home to consult his wife on business af fairs." And so Aaron Little dismissed the sub jeer. He was in a considerable doubt and perplexity of mind, lbings bad not gone well Willi nim for a year past. Hull business and bad debts bad left affairs in an unrporaising condition. He could not see his way clear for tbe future.' Taking trade as it bad been for tbe past six months, he could not imagine bow, with tbe re sources at his command, bis maturing pay ments were to be made. "I must get more capital," he said to himself. , That is plain. And with more capital must come in a partner. ' I don't like partnerships. It is so difficut for two men to work together . harmoniously. Then you may get eulangled with a rogue. It's risky business. But I see no other way out of this trouble. My own cap ital is too light for the business I'm doing; and as a measure of safety more must be brought in. . Lawrence is anxious to join me, and says tbat be can command ten thousand dollars. I don't like bim in all respects; he's a little too fond of pleasure. But I want his money more than bis aid in the business. He might remain a silent partner if be cbose. I'll call and see him this very night and have a little talk on tbe subject. If be can bring in ten thousand dollars, I think tbat will settle the matter." With this conclusion in his mind, Aaron Little returned borne, after closing his store for that day. Tea bejng over, he made Dreoarations foriroinz out, with tbe intention of calling npon Mr. Lawrence. Ashe reached his nand for bis great coat, a voice seemed to say to bim : "Tell your wife. 1 Talk to her about it." But he rejected the thought instantly, and commenced drawinrr on bis coat. "Where are you going, Aaron I" asked Mrs. jjittie coming forth from the dining' room. ' 1 " ' "Out for a little while, he replied. "I'll be back in half ao hour or so." ' "Out where!" ' "Tell her Aaron. Tell her all about it," aid a voice, speaking in bis mind. "Nonsense ! She don't understand any thing about business. She can't help me," he answered firmly. "Tell your wife!" The words were in his mind, and would keep repealing them selves. . "Can't you say where you're going, Aa ron? why do you make a mystery of ilt" "Ob, it's only on a matter of business. I'm going to see Mr. Lawrence "Edward Lawrence!" "Yes." "Tell your wife r Tbe words seemed almost as if uttered aloud in his ears. "What are you going to see him about!" "Tell her." Mr Little stood irresolute. What good would telliog her do! "What's the matter, Aaron! You've been dull for some time past. Nothing going wrong with you I hope!. And bis wife laid her hand upon bis arm, and lean ed towards him in a kind way. "Nothing very wrong," he answered, in an evasive manner. "Business has been dull this season. Has it ! I'm sorry. Why didn't you tell me!" "What good would that have done !" . "It might have done a great deal of good. When a man's business is dull, bis wife should look to the household expenses, but if she knows nothing about it she may go on in a way that is really extravagant under the circumstances. I think men ought always to tell their wives, when any thing is going wrong." "You do!" "Certainly I do. What belter reason do you want than the one I have given ! If she knows that the income is reduced, as a prudent wife, she will endeavor to re duce the expenses. Hadn't you belter (ake off your coat, and sit down and talk t'ith me a litte, before you go to see Mr. Jiawreuce?" Mr. Little permitted bis wife to draw off his overcoat, wi.ich she took into the pass age and replaced on the hat-rack. Then returning into the parlor, she said: ' !' ?Now, Aaron, talk to me freely as you choose. Don't keep anything back. What ever tbe trouble is, let me know it to the full extent." "Oh, there's no very great trouble yet. I am only afraid of trouble. I see it com ing, and wish to keep out of its way Betsy.', "Thai's wise and prudent," said his wife. "Now tell me why you are going to see Mr. Lawrence." Lr. Little let bis eyes fall lo the floor, and sat for some moments in silence. Then looking np, he said : "The truth L, Betsy, I must have more capital in my business. There will be no gelling on without it. Now Mr. Lawrence can command, or at least says he can com mand, ten thousand dollars. I think be wold like to join me. He has said as much two or three times." "And you were going to see him on that business!" "I was." : "Don't do it," said Mrs. Little very em phatically. "Why not!" asked Aaron. "Because he insn't the man for you not if be bad twenty thousand dollars." ' "Because is no reason," repled Aaron Little. "The extravagance of his wife is," was answered, firmly. "What do you know about her !" "Only what I have seen. I've called upon her two or three times, and have noticed the style in which her house is furnished. It is arrayed in palace attire, compared with ours. And as for dress, it would take the interest of a little fortune to pay ber milliner's and mantuamaker's bills. No, Aaron; Mr. Lawrence is not your man, depend upon it. He'd use up the ten thousand dollars in less than two years." " "Well, Betsy, that's pretty clear talk." said Mr.: Little, taking a Jong breath. "I'm rather afraid, after what you say, tbat Mr. Lawrence is not my man. But what am I to do ?" and bis voice fell into a troubled one. "I rrfust have more capital, or "Mr. Little paused. - "Or what!" His wife looked at bim steadily, and without any sign of weak anxiety. "Or I may become bankrupt." "I'm sorry to hear you say that, Aaron, and her voice trembled perceptibly. "But I'm glad you have told me. luo new parlor carpet 1 shall not order." "Ob as to that, the amount it will cost can make no great difference," said Mr. Little. "The parlor does look shabby; and I know you've set your heart on a new carpet." "Indeed, and it will make a dirterence, then," replied the little woman in ber de cided way. "Tbe last fealher breaks tbe camel's back. Aaron Little shall never fail because of bis wife's extravagance, I wouldn't have a new carpet now if it were offered to' me at half price." Your are a brave, true woman, Betsy, said Aaron kissing his wife, in the glow of a new born feeling of admiration. "I hope that 1 shall ever be a true, brave wife," returded Mrs. Little; "willing always to help my husband, either in sa ving or in earning, as tne case may be. But lets talk more about your affairs, let roe see tbe trouble nearer. Must you have ten thousand dollars positively right away i ' Oh, no, no: it's not so bad as that. I was only looking ahead,' and seeking to provide the means for approaching pay ments. I don't want a partner so far as business itself is concerned. - I don't like partnerships, they are almost always ac companied with annoyance or danger. It was the money I was after: not the man, "The money would come dearly at the price of tne man. ' At least tbat is my opinion. - But I am glad to hear you 6ay Aaron, that you are in no immediate danger. .May not tbe storm be weathered by reefing sail, as the seaman say !" "By reducing expenses !', '' "Yes."'. ;' - Mr. Little shook his bead. i "Don't say no too quickly," replied lis wife. ' "Let us go over the whole matter at home and at the store. Suppose two or three thousand dollars were saved in the year. What difference would that make !" "Oh, if that were possible, wbicn is not, it would make a vast difference in tbe long run, but would hardly meet tbe difficulties that are approaching." "bupnose you- had a thousand dollars within ibe next two months, beyond what your business will give!' "Ibat sum would make all sate tor tne two months. But where is tbe thousand dollars to come from, Betsy !" "Desperate diseases require desperate remedies," replied the brave little woman in a resolute way. "I am not much afraid of the red flag." "What do you mean by the red flag!' "Let us sell off our furniture at auction, and put the money in your business. It won l bring less than a thousand dollars, and it may bring two. My piano alona is worth three bnudrcd and htty. we can board a year or two: and when you get all right again return to house keeping." "We won t tiy tbat yet, Betsy," saia Mr. Little." "But something must be done. The disease is tbreatning, and my first prescrip tion will arrest its violence. I have some thing more to propose; il comes into my mind this instant; after breaking up we will co home to mother's. You know she never wanted us to leave there. ' It won't cost us much more than one-balf what it does now, taking rent into the account. We will pay sister Annie something to lake care of little Eddie and Lizzie through the day, and I will go into your store as chief clerk." . "Betsy ! you're crazy I" "Not a bit of it, Aaron, but a sensible woman, as you will find before you're a year older, if you'll let me have my way. I don't like that Hopson, and never did, as you know. I don't believe he s a fair man. Let me lake bis place, and you will make a clear saving of fifteen hundred dollars a year, and maybe, as much more." "I can't think of it, Betsy. Let us wait a while." "You must think of it, and we won t wait a while," replied the resolute wife. What is to be done is best done quckly. Is there not safety in my plan !" : "Yes, I think there is; but "Then let ns adopt it at once, and throw all buts overboard, or," and she looked at bim a little mischievously, "perhaps you would rather have some talk with Mr. Law rence first !" "Hang Mr. Lawrence !" ejactulated Aa ron Little. : "Very well; there being no help in Mr. Lawrence, we will go to work to help our- selve. Self-help, I've heard it saiJ, is always the best help, and most to be de pended on. We may know ourselves and trust ourselves, and tbat is a great deal more than we can say about other people. When shall we have the sale f ' "Not so fast, Betsy, not so fast. I hav'nt agreed to sale yet. Thr.l would be to make a certain loss, f urniture sold at auction never realizes above balf its cost." "It would be a certain gain, Aaron, if it saved you from bankrudtcy, with which, as I un dertsand it, you are threatened. "I think." said Aaron, "we may get on without that. I like tbe idea of your coming into the store and taking Hopson's place. All tne money irom retail saies passes thro' bis hands, and be bas it in his power, if not honest, to rob me seriously. I've not felt altogether easy in regard to bim of late. Why, I can hardly tell. I've seen nothing wrong. But if you take his place, fifteen hundred dollars will be saved certainly.! "But if 1 have the bouse to keep, Mrs. Little answered lo this, "bow can I help you at the store! The first thing in or der is to get the house off my hands." ; "Don t you think tbat Annie could be induced to come and live with us for a few months until we try tbe experiment!" "But the money, Aaron; money tne furniture would bring! That's what I'm looking after. You want the money now." . "very true. "Then let us hang out the red flag. Half-way measures may only ruin every thing. I know tbat mother will not let Annie leave home, so its no use to think of it. The red flag, Aaron the red flag ! Depend upon it, that's the first right thing to be done.- A thousand or til ten Hun dred dollars in hand will make you cour age, confidence and energy." : "You may be right, Betsy; but I can t bear the thought of running out that red flag of which you talk so lightly." "Shall I say coward ! Are you afraid to do what common prudence tell you to be right!" ! "I teas afraid, Betsy; but am no longer faint-hearted. ; Wilh such a brave little wife as you to stand by my side, I need not fear the world !" : In a week from tbat day the red flag was hung out. -. When the auctioneer made up his accounts he had in . hand a little over eighteen hundred dollars, for which a check was filled out to tbe order of Aaron Little. It came into bis bands just at the right moment, and made him feel, to use his own words, "as easy as an old shoe." ' One week latter, Mrs. Betsy Little look the place of Mr. Hopson, as chief man ager and cash receiver, in her husband's store. There were some few signs of re bellion among tbe clerks and shop girls at the beginning ; but Mrs. Betsy bad a quick, steady eye, and a self-reliant manner that caused her presence to be felt, and soon made everything subservient to ber will. It was a remarkable fact, tbat at the close of the first week of her administration of affairs, tbe cash receipts were over a hun dred and fifty dollars in excess of the re ceipts of any week within the previous three months. ' ' . . "Have we done an yraore business than nsual this week !" she asked of one clerk and another; and the uniform answer was "no " i "Then," said the lady lo herself, "there's been foul play here. No wonder my hus band was in trouble." ' ' i- ( ' . At tbe end of the next week, the sales came up to the same average, and at tbe end of tbe third week were two hundred dollars better than before Mrs. Little under took to manage the retail department. Whether there bad been foul play or not, Aaron Little could never determine; but he was in no doubt as to one thing, and tbat was the easy condition of the money mark et, after the elapse of balf a year. For fonr or five months previous to Mrs. Little's administration of affairs, be was on tbe street for nearly half bis time, during business hours, engaged in the work of mot.ey-raising; now his regular recepts had got in advance of his payments ; so that the balance on the morning of each day was usually in excess of the notes to to be lifted. Of course he could give more attention to business and of course business increassed and grew more profi table under the improved system. Byjtho end of the year, to use his own words, be was "all right" Not so wilh a neighbor of his, who, lo get more capital, bad taken Mr. Lawrence as a partner. Instead of bringing in ten thousand dollars, that "capitalist" was only able to but down three thousand ; and before tbe end of the year he had drawn out six or seven thusand, and had given notes of the firm for as much more in payment of old obligations. A failure of ' he house was an inevitable re sult. When the fact of the failure and the cause wnicn leaa to it oecome buowd to Lr. Little, he remarked with a shrug. "I'm sorry for B . But he should have told bis wife." "Of what!" asked the person to whom be addressed the remark. "Of his want of more capital, and in tention lo make a partner of Lawrence." "What good would that have done !" "It might have saved him from ruin as it did me." "You are mysterious, Little. "Am I ! Well, in a few plain words. A year ago I was hard up for money in my business and tbougnt ot lading in Law rence. 1 told my wife about it She said, "don't do it" And I didn'i; for ber "don't do it" was followed by suggestions as to his wife's extravagance that opened mv eves a little. I told her at the same time of my embarrassments and she set ber bright little head to work and showed me the way lo work out of them. Before this I alwayi had a poor opinion of woman's within matters of business but now l say to every man in trouble: " 'leu your wile 1 Forgive us as we Forgive. Mr. Whitfield once sobered Gov. Ogle thorpe of Gooigia, when abusing his ser vant for some misdemeanor, and saying in creat excitement "The rascal shall suffer for it, for be knows i never iorgive. oaw Whitfield, quietly, "I hope you never sin, or need forgiveness of God." There is in struction in the following story : "In the Middle Ages, when the great lords and knights were always at war wilh each other, one of them resolved lo revenge himself upon a neighbor who bad ottended him. It chanced that the very evening which he made this resolution,be heard that bis enemy was to pass near his castle with only a few men with hira. It was a good opportunity to lake his revenge, and he de- termined not to let it pass, ne spoKe oi . . ..... it i - -e his plan in the presence of his chaplain, who tried in vain to persuade him to give it up. The good man said a great deal to tbe Duke about tne sin or wnai oe was going to do, but in vain. At length see ing tbat it all bad no enect, ne saia: "My lord, since I cannot persuade you to give up this plan of yours, will you at least consent to come with me to the chap el, that we may pray together before you goP ; The Duke consented, and the chaplain and he knelt together in prayer. Then the mercy loving Christian" said to the avenge ful warrior: "Will you repeat after me sentence by sentence, the prayer which our Lord Jesus Christ himself taught to his disciples!" "I will do it," replied the Duke. He did it accordingly. The chaplain said, a sentence and the Duke repeated it till he came to the petition : "Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that tres pass against us." The Duke was silent. "My lord, you are silent," said ihe chap lain, "Will you be so good as to continue to repeat the words after me, if you dare do sof "Forgive ns our trespasses, o we oriyfl.lhem that trespass against us." "1 cannot, replied tbe Uuke. "Well, God cannot forgive you for he bas said so. He himself has given us this prayer. Therefore, you must eithor give np your revenge, or give up saying ibis prayer; for to ask God to pardon you as you pardon others, is to ask bim to take vengeance on you for all your sins." The iron will of the Duke was broken. "No," said he "I will finish my prayer. My God, my father, pardon me; forgive me as I desire to forgive him who has of fended me ; lead me not into temptation, but deliver me from evil !" "Amen," said the chaplain. , "Amen," repeated the Duke, who now understood tbe Lord's Prayer, belter than he bad ever done before.since he bad learn ed lo apply it to himself. Curiositiks. A plate of butter from the cream of a joke. A bucket of water from "all's well." Soap with which man was washed over board. The strap which is used to sharpen the waters edge. Tbe pencil with which Britiania ruled the wave. A dime from the moon when she changed for the last quarter. Th saucer which belongs to tbe enp of sorrow, . , A fense made out of tbe railings of a scolding wife. The nammar wbich broke up the meet ing. Hinges and locks from the trunk of an elephant. A sketch from a politician's view. Rockers from the Cradle of Liberty. A feather from the wings of a flying report. S. Houston on the Texas Troubles and on Lincoln's Election. A correspondent of the Galveston News, writing from Independence, Texas, Oct. 21st, gives the folowingl sketch of a speech delivered there by Governor Hous ton: In regard lo tbe recent raid and incen diarism iu Texas, he said it had been exag gerated and misrepresented by the letter "that man, Pryor, of Dallas," the brother, he said, of Roger A. Pryor, of Virginia, who had some time since sent a certain challenge. The fact was that there had been but one white man hung in Texas for incendiarism Herndon, of Henderson and two negroes; and there had never been a vial or bottle of poison found in the. pos session of any other negroes in tbe State thus intimating very clearly that the oth ers who were punished were unjustly pun ished. As to the House burnings, it had been reported at one time tbat there were four teen houses burned in the city of Austin, when in fact there was only a shanty or shed in tbe outskirts of the city burned; and he accounted for the burning of that by the carelessness of the Dutch who were lounging and smoking there at the time. He said ibat this Pryor letter bad injur ed and wag greatly injuring our country ; its effects were being felt evry where; our lands depreciating in value; persons from other Slates were afraid to immigrate here, and a great many were leaving our Stale. Only tbe other day a gentleman from Northern Texas had told him that on his way be had met two hundred wagons, wilh at least five persons in each wagon, on their way to Arkansas and Kansas some leaving for fear their negroes would be' falsely accused of incendiarism and hung, and others for fear they, as not be ing slaveholders, might be charged with be ing abolitionists and lynched. . However much he might regret the election of Lincolo, still, if constitutional ly elected, be ought and should be inau gurated. "Yes, they would have to walk over his dead body if he was not" Tbe Governor was very severe on Cal houn and South Carolina, but lauded Ben ton, Clay and others. He never missed an opportunity to give a thrust and to heap abuse npon South' Carolina and her doctrines. Democratic Agont. The returns from this State, says the Wisconsin Democrat, come pouring along like buckwheat from the tail end of a fanning mill, and just about as comfortable to read as tbat trian gular grain is lo sit on ! We feel sort of weakish agout the gizzard ! We feel chilly, clammy like, just in the small of the back, to read bow this Slate this Badger State hasacteJ! Ob, Temporal Ob, Moses! Sine quixy ding dong! "I wish I was in Dixie!" If the postmaster puts another Republican paper in our box until after Thanksgiving, we'll steal bis door-yard ! Tbey are so mean get a fellow down and laugh at bim! Sitting straddle of Lis chest and play the devil's dream on his ab domen wouldn't be balf as bad. If the Legislature don't divide this State, the Legislature is a fool. Arnold is scoop-ed ! Reymerl is scoop-ed! Larrabee is scoop ed! Douglas is scooped! Hurrah for the three "scoops." Manitowoc county, instead of 1400 Democratic, gave Lincoln 150 majority, Oh dear! We are in ag ony! Rock county, tbat "wool growing section," gave Lincoln anywhere from 10, 000 to 70,000 we have not time to count! Jefferson county has turned over like a boy with tbe cholic, and now lays groaning, back side up ! Wisconsin has done it ! Everything is Lincoln. , Even tbe rails must have voted. He will have more ma jority in Ibis State than you can roll down hill ! We have three hundred pounds of figures, but not enough to give balf tbe Republican majorities in Rock county, even ! Go on with your old scow it won't last long. Angel of ths Household. I know a man. He is not a Christian. His daily life is not in accordance with even tbe prin ciples of morality. He has three beauti ful, well-behaved children. The other day he told me this incident of one of them, his little girl three or four years old. Said he: "Perhaps some people wouIJ think it sacrilege, but I don't; but for some time back, I have been in the habit of reading the Bible, and of having prayers every night before children retired to bed. I have done it because it- bas a good in fluence on tbe children, and because I hope il may have had a good influence on my self. , Last night I went to "Lodge," be is a Mason, and did not get hame till af ter 11 o'clock. The children, of course, were all abed, and I supposed asleep. Be fore goiug to bed I knelt down by my bed to pray, and had been there about a mo ment, when I heard Nobie get up from her bed in the next room, and her little feel come pattering across the floor toward me. I kept perfectly still, and she came and knelt down beside me without saying a word. I did not notice her, and in a mo ment, speaking just. above ber breath, and said: "Pa, pray loud.n I prayed. I kissed her, and she went back to bed; and I tell you, G , I have had nothing affect me so for the last ten years. I have thought of nothing else all day long, but just that little "Pa, pray loud." Douglas Provender. In the city of Buffalo were gathered not long since, a company of defeated Douglas men. To make the best of their defeat, they conclu ded they might as well get ready to go up Salt River. Accordingly they agreed up on their officers, when the Steward receiv ed twenty-five dollars and was sent out to purchase supplies. On his re'urn, the par ly inquired what he bad got He replied that he had bought twenty-four dollars worth of whisky and one dollar worth of bread. "Thunder!" exclaimed one in as tonishment "what are you going to do with so much bread !" 7"Do you pretend to intimate, sir, that my butter old !" "Not old enough to have lost its hair, dear madam." . and on Lincoln's Election. Almost Incredible Destitution. The condition of some of the "poor white folks" in the Slave States is scarce ly credible. The lands and tbe labor are monopolized by the slaveholders, and a white laborer, whether mechanic or not, fiuds a crushing competitor where capital owns the soul and sinews of the black man. A case in point, too heart-rending for cre dence, but from the fact that it is well au thenticated. The morning of the 6tb, a party of twenty-three Kentuckians were found sleeping on the Cincinnati levee, and conveyed to the Station House. This company started for Texas last spring from Kentucky, ar rived there with exhausted purses, and rather than perish from starvation, tbey started on foot on their return, traveled on till tbey reached Gaines' Landing, where tbey were put on a steamboat and landed at Cincinnati the most pitiable of groups. Threo of the party died during the trip, nine of the remaining 23 are sick, and all without money or comfortable clothing. Rev. Dr. Goddard and other Cincinnati philanthropic citizens of both sexes acted the part ot good bamaritans towards too distressed strangers. Tbe Times thus pic tures their wretched condition when found abbut four o'clock in the morning, having nothing to shield '.hem from the sharp, piercing night wind, which whistled over their almost uncovered bodies. It says: Along side an old wagon lay a gentle mother, pressing to her heart the al most inanimate remains of a loving babe, the idol of her hopes, and for whom she would willingly sacrifice almost life itself, without a friend to comfort or whisper a word of cousolalien to her troubled spirit Not far from ber lay a youthful moiher, wilh her first born looking wistfully and piteously, but in vain, up in tbe face of tbatmothor for some nourishment Near her lay a boy of fourteen, his feet bare, his youthful brow knit with care, bis weak frame shivering with cold, and his once flashing eye sunk deep in their sockets, from want and destitution. Next to him lay an emaciated, consumptive moiher, unable to move, with a baby a month old, crying most piteously for some nourishment when there was none to be had. A few feet distant from ber lay a poor forlorn orphan girl without father, with out mother, without food, without friends, and with but a miserable supply of cloth ing nnable to move, walk, or even stand up. Next to her lay a little boy, about nine years old, unable to move from where be was placed ; and next to him lay a little dear baby-sister, in the same helpless and forlorn condition. Next to them lay tbe poor heart-broken mother, who confided the last remains of her two beautiful daughters and loving moiher to their last resting place, but a few days before. And next to them was the venerable old man of three-score, his hair frosted with years, his eyes streaming wilh affection, his body bent over the forms of his sinking children, and his eyes lifted to heaven in tbe agony of despair. Record of News. One huudred and forty United States troops passed through Pittsburg on the 6th bound for Texas, whither some one thou sand men have been dispatched within a few days. The boiler of a freight engine on the Pennsylvania Central Road exploded on tbe 3d inst., killing the engineer, and and throwing the boiler some three hun dred feet Ezra Brainerd was hung at Three Rivers C. W. on the 25th ult, for having mur dered his mother some months since. Of bis great and unnatural crime there seemed no doubt and yet Brainerd not on ly denied it to the last but died with im precations on his lips, and claiming tbat bis execution was murder. Col. Lander, of tbe overland wapon road expedition, who backed Potter when he backed down Pryor in Washington, has recently married the distinguished actress, Miss Jane M. Davenport, Her fortune is said to be a cool $100,000. Mr. Frederick Brookschmidt long an em ployee in the Methodist Book Concern, Cincinnati, fell on the 6th from a hatch way of ihe building a distance of seventy feet, striking on his head and killing him instantly. The Extent and Richness or Johs C. Fremont's Mines. The great Mariposa estate comprises 45,000 acres, mora than seventy square, miles, on tbe Bear, Agua, Fria and Mariposa creeks. The county-seal of Marapcsa, with several vil lages, are on the estate. The mines are worked by running horizontal tunnels or drills into the mountains, connected with the surface by vertical shafts. The drifts follow the quartz veins, of which there are about twenty; the Josephine and Pine Tree are the principal. The Josephine is 1,526 feet above the river, and has four drifts, nearly over each other, connected by nna nnrhrht shaft: the deepest is 525 feet. The strata vary in thickness and richness; one of twenty feet pays o0 per tun, ana one of fifteen feet from $500 lo 2,000. The Pine Tree Mine is below the Josepine, sf.mi thirty foot vein, and has five e-allerTes connected by four shafts. It is to be connecieu wnu wu.uscuiug vj u. levels. These veins were discovered by Col. Fre mont in 1839. When his claims were con firmed by Government a kind of anti-rent rebellion arose among the numerous squat ters on the estate, and tbe greatest skill and tact were exercised in settling the dif ficulties without bloodshed. The natural difficulties, also, which Fremont overcame in getting his mines into working condi tion, are almost indescribable. He con structed a railroad three and three-quarter miles in length, almost in air, to convey the ore to the splitting or breaking ma chines, which Is one of tbe wonders of civ il engineering. This was opened August 1, last by a grand celebration. The cars descend, by gravity, in forty-five minutes, each carrying two and a balf tuns of rock.