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In the year 1857, an individnl named
Hinton Rowan Helper, wlio bud been
forced to leave bia native State (North
Carolina) in disgrace, published a book,
of which he was the repatod author, en
titled "The Impending, Crisis." The
book recommended direct warfare on
Southern society, "be the consequences
what they; might." i .It was so extrava
gant in tone, and bo diabolical in its de
signs",: that it was at Brst geuerally sup
posed to be the work of a fool or a mad
maoi x No one could believe that any
satre or civilized person really entertain
ed any such devilish purposes as it pro
fessed. What, however, was the sur
priseof the public when the book was
actually adopted by the Republican par
ty as a campaign document, and Its
atrocious principles endorsed by SIXTY-EIGHT
Republican members ol
Congress and all the influential mem
bers of the party I Below will be found
an abstract of the principles it advoca
ted, taken from the large editiou of the
work, published by A. B Burbick, No
145,. Nassau street, N. Y., 1860, aud
also the names of their endorsers, &.:
1. We unhesitatingly deolaro ourselves in
favor of the immediate and unconditional ab
olition of slavery. Pack lit!.
2. We cannot be too hasty in carrying out
oui designs. I'auu 83.
3. No man can be a true patriot without
first becoming an Abolitionist. Paub 1 10.
4. Againstslavcholdcrs, as a body, we (that
is, the Kepubltcansiguera and endorsers) wage
an Extermination War. 1'aub 120.
5. Slaveholders are uuiaances, aud it is our
imperative duty to abate nuiminoes; we propose
.to Exterminate Sluvery, tbau which mrych
nine itself is less a nuisance. 1'aob 139.
8. Slaveholders are. more criminal than Cora
mon murderers. Paoh 140. .
7. All slaveholders are uader the shield of
perpetual liceuse to murder. Paub 141.
8. It is our honest eonviction that all the
pro-slavery slaveholders, who are alone re
sponsible for the oontiuuance of the baneful
Institution among us, deserve to be ut once re
duced to a parallel with the basest criuiiunls
that lie fettered withiu the cells of our public
prisons. Paos 168.
9. We're it possible that the whole number
(of slaveholders) could be gathered together
nd, transferred into four equal gangs of li
censed robbers, raffiung, thieves and murder
era, society, we feel (insured, would suffer less
from their atrocities than it does uoir. Pace
10. Onto and forever, at least so far as this
country is concerned, the infernal question of
slavery must be disposed of. - A speedy and
absolute abolishment of the whole system is
the true policy of the South, this iB the policy
which we propose to pursue 1'aub 121.
11. Slaveholders, it is for you to decide
whether we are to have justice peaceably or
by violence, for whatever oonsequenoe niay
follow, we are determined to have it, one wuy
or the other. P aob 128.
wi vNruni oozt banner to tus would.
Inscribed on the banner which we (W. II.
SEWARD, .tOU.VCE GUEULliY, and the en
dorsers,) herewith unfurl to the world, with
the full and fixed determin ition to stand by it
or die by it, unless one of more virtuous effi
cacy be presented, are themottoes which, sub
stantially, embody the principles as we con
ceive whioh should govern us.
1. Thorough organization and independent
political action on tho part of non slavehold
log whites of tho South.
9. Ineligibility of slaveholders; never an
other vote to the truffioer in human tle.-h.
8. Ma co-operation with slaveholders in pol
itics, no fellowship with them in religion, or
affiliation with them in society.
4. No potronage to slaveholding merchunts;
no bequest to slave-waiting hotels; no fees to
slaveholding physioisus ; no employ tp sluve
bolding lawyers; no audience to skvehtl liug
parsons. ,
6. No recognition of pro-slavery men, ex
cept as ruffians, outlaws and orimioale.
6. Immediate death to slavery, or if not im
mediate,. unqualified proscription of Its advo
cates during the period of its existence. Pa
obs 165 kad 157.
7. Thus, terror-engenderers of the South,
have we fully and fraukly defined our position;
we have no modifications to propose, no com
promises to offer, nothing to retruot. Frown,
sirs, fret, foam, prepare your weapons, threat,
strike, shoot, stab, bring on civil war, dissolve
the Union, nay, auuihilate the solar system, if
you win uo ait wis, mere, less, colter, worse,
anything do what you will, sirs.you oan neith
er foil nor intimidate us; our purpose is as firm
ly fixed as the eternal pillars of heaven ; we
have determined to ABOLISH BLaVEUV,
WILLcs, 187,, . ,.. .,..
Nsw York, March 9, 1859.
Dsab. Sib; It you have read and oriUcully
xagdaed the work, yon will probably, agree
with us that no oourae or argument so suocess-
fully controverting the practioe of slavery in
the United States, and enforcing a preoise and
adequate view of its prostrating efieola. mom
rial end moral, has equalled that of the volume
entitled, "The Impeadine trisis of theBjuth;
Hew to Meet it," by Hiuton Kowae Helper, of
Worth Uaroiina. . - j.
Correspondence or personal interview in re
lation to this enterprise may ha had with any
one ofthe undersigned, who will be pleased to
reeaive subscriptions in aid of iU speedy con
summation, , , ., .
I An early response from you is respectfully
solicited.'. : ;. - : f I l !. !!
tWrH..ANTH05I. Treasurer,
' tr-'j 16 Exchange P)uoe, New York.
' 8. E. SEWALL, Boston, Mass,; ;
- - PADOLETON, Providenoe.
W. . THOMAS. Philadelphia.:
MoCAULY, Wilmington. .
..i; WM. GUNNISON. Baftimore; ., ,
X. CLEPHANE, Washington
.,, , CA8SIUS M CLAY, Whitehall.'
1 ; , I?. P. BLAIB, St. Louis. , ,
.The undersigned having been appointed a
committee in New York to aid in the oircnla
'Uon of Mr. Helper's book, on the plan propo
sed above, beg leave te recommend the suhjeot
to the public and ask tueirej:operation.
Subscriptions may be sent to lb Hod,-Win.
AauosyNo, 6 Fxobange, New York, direptly
or tbrovgb eitoer erihe undersigueoi oommit
Chas. W. Elliott, v David Dudry Field,,
P. A Peaboto, i- ' n I. James A. Brigs,,
- l-f' X fi, :.!i '.
Mm. Curtis Noyes,
Abrara Wakeman,
Ben. P. Maoierre.
Edgar Ketchum, '
James Kelly,
Auduun, June 28, 1867.
Gkntlemxh: I hare received from you a
eopy of your recent publication, entitled, "Im
pending Crisis of the South," and have read it
wi:h deep attention. It B:ems to me a work
of great merit, rich, yet 'accurate in statistical
information analysis, and I do not doubt that
it will exert a great influence on the public
mind in favor of the caa.-e of truth aud justice.
1 aui, gentlemen, very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
W. 11. SEWARD.
Wo, the undersigned members of the Houe
of Uepruseutatives of the National Congress,
do cordially. endorse the opinion und approve
the enterprise set TOrth in the foregomg cucu-
' " .
Bchyler, '. , , - --Nithanlel B. Darfee,
Oweu Lovejoy, De Witt C. Leach, -Edwin
D. Morgan, .T. Davis (Mass.,)
J. 11. Qiddiugs, - C, L. Knapp, . . i
C. C. Chaffe, t Philemon Bliss, . ,
W. A. Howard, ' Charles Cass,
John Sherman, ' T. Davis, (Iowa,) !' :
Daniel W. Goooh, . Homer E. Boyoc, '
Justin S. Mo. rill,- - , A F. Murray, : .
J. A. BlAIUUAM.Vuleutine B. Hortou,
E. B. V'afhburue, , David Kilgoro,
EJward Dodd, Samuel B Cbrtls,
John Corode, : ' John M. Purker,
Samuel G. Edwai-d, Charles J. Oilman,
Sidney Dean,
John Thompson,
Em lry B. Tottlo,
Johu P. Potter,
J. F. Farnsworth,
11. E. Fenton, . 1
Mason V. Tappan,
Aason Burliugaine,
Atnos P. Granger,
Galusha A. Grow,
Edward Wade,
Win. H. Kolfoy,
Henry Waldou,
Geo. W. Palmer,
Henvy L. Dawes,
I. Washburne, Jr.,
Wm. Kellogg,
Benj. Stunio i,
Cjd'r B. Tompkin9,
Abraham II. tllin,
C id. C. Washburne,
Wm. D. lieaytou,
0. B. Muttcson.
G io. R. Cobbing,
Jar es Wil.-on,
James E Spiuuer,
James Pike,
Wao D. Cluwsou,
liohort B.- Uall,
Prueinau U. Morse,
Win. Stewart,
J ,hn M. Weed,
Stephen Ci Foster,
Cliavlos B. Hoard,
J. W. Slieimaii,
James Buflington,
ltich ird Mote,
Ezekiel P. Walton,
S. A Purvinnce,
Silas M. Burroughs.
Such is the reunrdl We now ask, in
ull candor, whether thesu men, tie lead
ers of the Republican Parly, who en
dorsed and circulated the above book,
are not morally, before High Heaven,
responsible for the revolution aud
bloodshed which hits followed? If they
really intended to carry out their threat
euded designs, when they got Into pow
er, then every man cun see why the South
took such steps as she thought would
insure her safety. If they did not in
tend to carry out these threats, they aro
nonetheless responsible, for they con
vinced and alarmed the South that tbey
did intend to carry them out. There
is, therefore, ho escape for "them as be
ing justly and mainly responsible for.our
present civil war. Will any one dare to
assert that these men are not the lend
ers of the Republican party? Look ov
er the names and see whether nearly all
are not high priests at present in the
party now engaged in carrying out the
very programme to which they pleged
themselves? The author of this atro
cious book now holds a position under
Mr. Lincolu's administration! W. H
Seward, who dcclured it a work of "great
merit," is Mr. Liucoln's Secretary of
State; L. Clephane, of Washington,
another endorser, is Postmaster of that
city; C. A. Peabody, of Now York, js
now Judge of Mr. Lincoln's Courts in
New Orleans; David Dudley Field and
Curtis Noyes, broke up till. Peace Con
vention; Abram Wakeman, another en
don-er, is rewarded wi'h the position of
Postmaster of New York. A number
are still members of Congress. Some are
really 6ghting to carry out their princi
ples 8 tbey would, like Frank Blair of
Missouri, and S. R. Curtis, of Iowa.
Most of them, however, are content to
bold civil positions, & spend their time
in coaxing or drafting Democrats to do
the fighting. Yet ak, in one way or
other are vigorously at work to make
good their assertion: "Wo have deter
mined to abolish slavery, and so h lp
us God, abolish it we will." Can the
people be any longer deceived as to who
aro justly responsible, before God, for
our present horrible fratricidal and . de
vastating negro equality, civil war, and
all the consequences that htt7e followed
in its train
Mrs. "Govern in cu t" mid Sun al
Wlrttc Mountains.
"Mrs. Lincoln and her ton Kobei4(are nt the
White Mountains. A Maine paper suggests
that when Mr Lincoln joins them he will leitve
his retinui at Washiugtou, aud have only Mrs.
Lincolu as a body guard.". , :
Wo .trust that, Mr. Lincolu will join Mrs.
Lincoln either wither without his body guard.
We desire that Robert rhould be relioved fiom
the duty of playing gallant fur his mother.
We should think that his cheeks would tingle
for shame whenever ku uut weuuded soldier
or the mother of. a dead hero. Why is not
this young man in the arm)? He ought to
have been there two years ngit, instead of
porting away his college vacations at Long
Branch und the White Mountains. " Thousands
it sons htvo gone and died. '"What bc'tler'is
be than those of others for whom Mr. Lincoln
hat madesuoh loud calls, nnd whom ho threat
ens to force iuto tbo service? It is hard to re
sist the ooncfuson that either the President is
a very great hypocrite, and docs n'otWleve
the war to be the holy thing he professes, or
that he is too selfish to make the sacrifice he
denjuudaaf nther parents. ; ne urait urpro
eeeding iu .Washington; ; is '.tBobby'j at the
White Mountains tp escape enrollment -Ex.
. Reader, when Jou hear these rich Abolition
ists prat for sacrificing the ''last man apd the
last dollar': to free the uejj.ro and sent) him
North to underbid the poor white far labor,
just point to their big sons who loaf about the,,
streets, and ask them why tbey don t send those
imogotof their1 lAbotuioa dads to the war pdn
1 m -i --. -.11 UlJU.
you will observe that tbey .will immediately
retreat In double quick. nr.-.My ,! a j: U
ji.f kiii t -n't1-" i -mi -i ir;i:;
Answer iq, Eajlumu. r,
si The answer to last week's enigma b
"Hon. OIiSbwmt. Lj Vallandoiham,"
.:(." a. : iti .toe iu s-. s'.q ceiif
R. H. McCurdy.
Tue Two Parties.
There Is a wide difference between
the two parties."' 1 ' "". "
The Democratic party relies upon the
people at the ballot boxes to redress po
litical grievances. . .
The Abolition party resorts to bayo
nets, and military. Intimidation at the
ballot boxes: ' "
The Democratic party believe that
the Constitution should be adhered to
strietly in time of peace or war.
The Abolition party believes that the
Constitution should be disregarded if
their party is in power, and the Admin
istration of their choice deems it "ne
cessary" to set .it aside.
the Democratic party believe in the
great constitutional right of the habeas
corpus, as a' shield to tb. eitizeus,
against an awful arrest, and that Con-
grans alone can suspend it iu time of in
sumection or invasion. ' . . i -.-. i
The Abolition party believe that this
right should not be regarded if their
President sees fit to suppress it.-
The Democratic party believe that
the civ, I law is superior to the military.
The Abolition party believe that the
military power it superior to the civil
power. . i
" The Democratic party are. opposod
to military arrests "without duo process
of law," where tho courts are unobstructed.-':
. i - . .i
The Abolition pnrty aro iu favor of
all such. ....
The' Democratic party believe that
the States are sovereigu in all political
power which they have not delegated
to the Federal Government.
The Abolitionists centralize power in
tho Federal Government and sanction
acts which subvert tho rights of the
States and suppress tho liberties of the
The Democrats believe that thcLViou
can be maintained only upou tho prin
ciples of the Constitution upon which it
was based but when all the States are
not admitted us equals in the Union, the
Union itself caunot stand, .
The Abolitionists propose that a por
tion of the States shall dictate to anoth
er as to the State institutions that shall
exist withiu their jurisdiction, and hold
that a portiou of the Stales should be
dependencies to the more uumerous aud
more powerful States.
The Democrats hold that secession
and rebellion are hostile to the Cousti
tulion, aud wickedly in violation of the
pledged faith of the State; and that the
Constitution, and the laws in pursuance
thereof, shall be maintained in ALL the
States of the Union.
The Abolitionists go much further,
and hold that the laws under tbe Con
stitution the Fugitive Slave Law and
others shall noi be maintained, but
destroyed by armed forces thut tbo
President's word or order shall overrido
Cousti tution and law, and destroy not
only provisions of tho Constitution, but
Slate laws and State institutions. The
Uuion as it was, they will nor have.
No Uuion with slave-holders is their
The people should judgo which set of
principles are the best, iu peace or in
war, and which party is tho most likely
to save the Union.
A Good Story from Judge La tig.
Judge Lang, of Seneca couutyywus
among the speakers at the Democratic
meeting iu Sidney. The Shelby Demo
crat says:
"Judge Lang, of TilBu, followed Mr..
Pugu. The Judge said the Republican
party came into power by accident, and
illustrated the present condition of our
distracted country, lie told of Yankee
brothers who resided iu Cbeesedom, aud
who lived on wbittliug sticks and wood
ed uutmegs. One of them becoming
tired of living iu this way, and uot con
tented with his lot, concluded to go to
Iowa. So be repaired thither, aud in
time, by iuduslry and economy, succeed
ed in purchasing forty aores of . laud,
and receiviug assistance from- his wife,
accumulated, more laud. One day he
bethought himself thut he would write
to his brother, from : whom he hud uot
heard for several years,
So he went on
in his letter to tell bow comfortable and i
independent be was, that be had so much ,
land, a fine house, barn, cattle, horses,
&y, everything desiruule in this world,'
and wound up bis letter by saying, "but
to-morrow, dear brother, we are going
to take father to the poop bouse." The
Goverumeut coulraelors and swindlers
generally, remarked tho judge, are grow
ing rich, and fat on greepbacks, wh"l !
buw wuum.i j 10 G O - - f v
: if t" .11 . ! i ' r -
Twenty-Seven , Hoys in n Well.
. Friday- after uqou at tbo Uonfie of
Refuge a'well .was being sunk near the
river, and-, bad attained tbe depth; of
tWQuty.oDVfeqt.- The curb, or, lining,
was being put ip,,. jjot ,. fitting .rather
tightly, Hugh. Mulligan, .assistant !
glueerof the house, who bad charge of
the work,, laid a few boards , across the
top, and (tailing a number of the boys
to his aid, tbey goVpn the platform thus
formed fqr the purpose of pressing it
down-.tq its place, the engineer occupy
ing a position about tho. center of the,
boards, and the boys to the number of
thirty two, standing on the edge of the
curb. A moment or so after tbey com-'
menced to fofce the curb down tbe
boards gave way beneath the pfeiture,
and the engineer and twenty seven boys
were precipitated to tbe bottom of the
'1,'he engineer .was taken put dead.
but of the twenty seven boys whq fell jn
'i A " l! L j. i'j i n.n .x .u,
not one'was severly injured. Peltsburt)
I i , K
' fT-mi -ni'Li! ,'j
Is wholly good .or, -bad.-1
There are dark spots ,in the -sun, and ,
ittiK.uvuu iu a vuii luiuv. , i . v
. ' Bc'faJi'tciro? bUH.
Frem the Memphis Morning Argus.
, ;. ' PASSL4 AWAY. , .
by jobs ii FtrrtB.
The following is one of the most exquisite,
touching little poetie -gems wt have perused
for a long time. Its author is a printer-soldier,
now in the Adams' Hospital'.. Kb. Audits.
'T is often I dream of die days that are past
Sweet moments of bliss I oan never recall
As on to the grave I am hurrying fasti
To the click, cliuU, Click, of the clock on the
walL -'.', '..
A lad I have been,' and as merry at play;
But, like other boys that have grotvu to he
I feel that, alas, 1 am panning away, '
Whenever I think of the swing in the glen,
The little school house at the foot of the hill,
To which I haVo weided my way Id the
1 snow, ' ' ! , ''
Echoes only the chaunt o' the lone whippoor
: "ill, .' ," ' ,. .
: And chirp of the cricket so plaintively ow.r
t-Thodetk over which I'kave bent in my day
To rain is gone, and the floor is decay'd r '
It seems that, alas, I am passing away,
Very soon with the rest in the grave to be
.. .laid. , ;
MsMfHis. Aug, 14. . -. , .
Language ol the American Flag.
The following explanation of the col
ors and symbolic meaning of the "Stars
and Stripes," was written by a member
of tbe old Continental Qougress to whom
with others, was committed the duty of
selectiug a Aug for tbejluftiut confedera
cy: -I
"Tbe stars of the new flag represent
the new 'constellation of States rising in
tho West. The idei was taken from
the coutellatioQ Lyra, which in the hand
of Orpheus signifies harmony Tho blue
in the field was tul ea from the ed jos
of the Covenanter's bauner in Scotland,
significant of the league covenant of the
Uuited Colonics against oppression, in
volving tbe virtues of vigilance, perse
verance and justice. . Tbe stars were in
a circle, symbolizing the perpetunity of
the Uuion, the ring like tbe circling ser
pent of the Egyptians, signifying eter
nity. Tbe thirteen stripes showed, with
the Btars, the number of the United Col
onies, and denoted the subordination of
the States to the Uuion, as well as equal
ity among themselves. The whole was
the blending of the various flags previous
to tbe Union flag, Viz: the red flag of
the armies aud tbe white of floating but
teries. The red color, which iu the
Roman day, was the! signal of defiance,
denote daring, the blue, fidelity and the
white purity."
Armies of the Dead. -
A correspondent of the Philadelphia
Press writes from New Brandy Station,
Va., under dale of Ang, 6th:
Last night I slopt upon historic
ground. The white bones of those who
had beeu slain before gave forth a gast
ly gleam when the soft moonlight shim
mered down upon tbem through tho
heavy foliage. But a short distance
from here can be seen tho perfect skele
ton of a large sized man. The bare
skull, with its great, hollow, eyeless
soekets, was there; the long finger bones
and each particular rib was in its place.
All was bare, white andgastly. No; I
forgot to mention that a well preserved
pair of boots still encased what were
the soldier's feet, but iu whose friendly
cover now rattled the skiu bones of the
deceasod. Tbo wayward wiuds played
through the cavity of the chest, and sigh
ed through the empty skull, iwhich gave
forth a loug, melancholy wail the on
ly dirge that has there been jifcjbd, savo
the requiem which tbo soOgriJtTdJ twit
ter from tho neighboring trees. Tbe
bones of the horse bleached close by the
sido of his muster. f i ,.
When the Test great trump of the
mighty Archabf,el summous forth the
quick aud the dead, whole armies will
start from the banks of the llappahan
nock. ' Every ford is memorable for
some deadly, fight, from'Kclley'it.tp Bev
erly's, audjiu one trio) of Pope.V.' army
the bones of the foe bleached un moul
dered, and mingled th,eir ashes together.
The Public Debt.
From un official statement of the pnb-
He debt on tbe 1st day of July, 1861,
furnished by the Treasury Department,
'ho following recapitulation is takeu
Whole debt at 4 per c,nt."intoref,t $28,059,205
Whole doht at 5 por cant: interest 101,297,Oo9
Whole debt i.t 6 per cent inteie.t 433,275,676
Whole del tat 7 3-10 percent, tut. 109,920,000
Whole (le'.l without interest, , 306,721,025
This makes a total of one thousand
and ninety-seven millions, two hundred
dred and sixty.flve dollar.
and seventy-four thousand,' tbfee bun-
The number of horses osed up by tbe
war (bus fac is. estimated to be at fol
lows! y : . -
Killed In battle..................... 4,000
Vtti up by fatigue sad )tarvatioa......65,000
Killed and eaten by the rebels, ...A. .-..1,000
This strikes us as being ratSer a high
6gureibut still it maybe under the mark,
after all, rather lhao over it, aa war is. a
terrible waster' of animal as well , as of
human it.i-r Skubenville Union.' -
i John Brough, tbe abolition candidate
for Governor of Ohio, baviug miserably
failed, in getting audiences to bear him,
has employed J. E. Murdoch tho. dra
matic reader to accompany him in his
canvass, and recite poetry Aryus.
J3f"Keep it before tbe people that
tbe State of Louisiana offered to return
to the Union, but Lincoln would hot let
her.' John, Brough wanti to abolish
slavery before he will let her come book
iatoihe.Bnioau i : ' ... r , ),; -.
"BttEAD and buiter"-The consoll
' dated1 railroad plotters,1- promissing to
pay John Brough aurfiotMOnds dollart
a jear 10 ue uuverugr vi umv. . a.: m
.'J vJcc-k" ra-irrijnois-.q.
. : For the Ohie Deuoent
' " OR,'; ' ' '
The Trials of a Poor Young Man.
It was moonlight, aud the heavens
were gorgeously bespangled with twink
ling stars. A young man of. twenty
three wag leaning over the verandah of
i a boautiful cottage, musing intently on
the beloved object of. big adoration,
whilst a pair of strange cats were makiog
melody up a dark alley.
Time rolled on an Lour perhaps
and the young man changed his position
from a standing to a eittiug posture,
and in meditation sweet he gazed upon
everything about him.
Ezekiel, for that was his name, was
tbe only sou of poor but tiishonest pa
rents. From tho humble position of a
rag-picker he bad risen by perseverance,
and was chosen by the people for road
supervisor. Ail example, indeed, was
this, to the rising generation.
'"Zekel is that yon V were the first
words that fell upon his ear, and it
seemed that at last his mind was iu deep
trouble, for he saw that he ranst answer.
"Yes, it is me," and bis lips quivered
as he replied.
"Where have you been?" continued
the crinolinio being, tbe music of whose
silvery voice bad just aroused him from
his Bober thoughts.
"To a party, my (hie) dear, wnere I
(hie) have been indulging iu "
"Groat heaveus," cried Minerva, aud
the goddess of wisdom sobbed bitterly
over what 6he considered the inevitable
ruin of Ezekiel.
"Never (hie) mind, 'Nerva. Time,
iu his (hio) eventful march, will (hie)
iuaa n aii.mcrilit,"
For nearly an hour nothing was said.
Ezekiel's intestines were evidently ip
deep convulsion, and hie face red ifjth
the anguish of his troubled Spirits.
The cats up the alley had left, andUfa
ture, in the rapturous glory of her still
ness, afforded solace to such as worship
at the shrine of Cupid.
"Ezekiel, you know you are doing
wrong, aud ruining your prosp "
"All but (hit) that. Tell me (hie)
that again, (hie) and I'll never (hie)
lead thee to the (hie) nltar." This he
told her more in anger thin in sorrow,
for bis bowels of compassion bad not
yet operated.
'"Zekiel 1 'Zckicl ! is it possible, that
after giving me a two-cent orange as a
testimony of your fidelity, we are bound
to part forever!" and out of her apron
pocket she drew a dilapidated towel, and
wiped away her tears.
"Yes," cried Ezekiel, "for thou art
(hie) false to me iu adversity. Tboo
hast (hie) played the cqcoannt with my
affections." lie seemed, as be told her
this, the very picture of disappointment
borne upou the beer."
N. B The foregoing 'tail' was writ
ten expressly for this paper, and a copy
right secured. Mr. S. C. Cobb is a
great-grandson of the youug man who
writes for the New York Ledger.
How a Frenchman Got Even.
A tall Yankee was riding a diiniuutive
specimen of the donkey tribe through
the muddy streets of Gotham; and the
animal being very stubborn, Jonathan
found it quite difficult to accelerate his
pace. He used the persuasive eloqueuce
of a hickory stick, and at each blow be
would drawl out, "Git up, Bonypart!
git up, I say!" A little Frenchman,
iu passing, heard with rage the name of
his'fttustrious countryman applied to the
u'gl beast, and commenced heaping a
volley of abuse on tbe head of the of
fendind Yankee, "iair," shouted the
Gaul, "Suir, vat for you call that ugly
beast Napoleon I Sair, I shall have ze
grande satisfaction. " "Git up, Bony
part !"! was tha buly response. "Sair,
mousieur! I say vat for you call that
vagabond horse Napoleon?" "Git up,
Buny-part!" Here tho Frenchman's
rage boiled over, and stamping his feet
upon the pavement, he screamed out:
"0, by gar! I shall havo dcr revenge.
I have oue mean little sheepish dog at
home! I go call him Guillaume Wash
ington, by gar!"
A colored servant sweeping out a
bachelor's room, found a sixpence on
the carpet which be carried to the own
er. "You may keep it for your hdnesty,"
said he.
A short time after he missed his gold
pencil-case, and inquired of bis servant
if be bad seen it.
"Yes, sir," was the reply. -
"And wliat did yon do with it?" "..
"Kept it for my honesty, sir." . ' .
The old bachelor disappeared., ' '
. i ' AJBtlcta Letter. 1 '
' A-young lady of extraordinary capaci
ty, addressed tbe following letter to her
cousin: "We is all wel, aud mam's got
thq his'Terrlx; brother Tom is got' the
Etupiu Ksugh and sister 'Ann's got a
babee, and hpe these fa lines will find,
you the same Bite suae Your apfhec
tionate hazxeD." ' . ;it
"Vp afraid yu'll forget me, wife,
while I'm away," said a brave volunteer.
"Never fear, my dear the longer you
are away in your country's service the
better ,! shall like you," Ambiguous,
rather. ,' , .. ,. .v , . .
' Concerning the eweeteuing reqqlred'
in gooseoerry pies, a laay gives me lot
lowing infallible rule: ' "Throw in Sugar
as long as yonr conscience will let tod.
I then shut yoor eyea and throw in "one
untiui uiuro. , ( ( , j j
. j.-.i cJ l!f 9tU laid
-.. ., :v: ofthk;. i:
Tuscarawas County Agricul
tural Society; ? :"
On fVediwday. Thutsbdy and Frtfuy,
. October ith. Blh and 9M, 1803,
Bret crop ol Wheat, not fess than
3 acres and not less than 30
bust, els to the sere. ......... .$7,00
2 J best. . .,. . .. .'... 4,00
Best crop of Indian Cora not less ' -
than 3 acres'. . v. -. ; . ,00
2d best .; i 4,00
Best crop Oats, not (ess than 3
acres. ..... '.v.'w 6,00
ad best ...... 3,00
Best crop of Rye, not less than 3 .-
aorcs. 5,00
Best crop Barley, not less than 3 '
acres 5,00
2d best . , ; 8,00
Best crop Potatoes, not less than
J acre 3,00
2d best........ 1,00
Bent crop Flax-seed, not less than
3 acres 5,00
2d best 3,00
Best 1 poum? Cotton 1,50
Committee Board of Directors.
class n.
Best barrel Flour $1,00
2d best
Best sample
bushel. ...
id best
White Wheat, one
LBest sample
-f n i ,
Red- Wheat, one
uubiiei, , .,
2J brst
Best sample Indian Corn, one
bushel 1,00
2d best... 1,00
Hest sample Clover-Seed, one
buifiel .' 1,00
2d best v .. 1,00
Best (.ample Timothy-Seed, one
bushel 1,00
2d best 1,00
Beat sample While beaas, one
bushel., a. 1,00
2d best 1,00
Best sample Chinese Sugar Cane
Seed, one gallon 1,00
Best sample cleaned tirooni Corn
not less than 25 pounds. . . .'. . . 1,00
Committee Thomas Walter, Capt.
Rutter, Henry Mosier.
Best Stallion 4 years old or over. .80,00
2d best 4,00
Best Stallion 3 years old or over.. 5,00
2d best 3,00
Best Stallion 2 years old or over. . 4,00
2d best..... 3,00
Best Stallion 1 year old or over... 3,00
Best Brood Mare with foal by her
side. 5.00
2d best ;;. 3,00
Best Mare or Gelding 4 years old
or over 5,00
2d best 3,00
Best Mare or Gelding 3 years old
or over 4,00
2d best 3,00
Best Mare or Gelding I year old or
over 3,00
2d best 2,00
Best Mare or Gelding 1 year old
or over 3,00
2d best 2,00
Best Spring Colt 2,00
2tl best 2,00
Committee Ira Moore, Jacob Sterl
ing, Lifayette Smiley.
Premiums same as for Blooded Horses.
Age and condition same as above.
Committee Jacob Houk, Wm.
Adams, John Knows.
Premiums same as lor Blooded Horses.
Age and condition same as above.
Committee Thomas Carnaham, Alf.
Leister, Paul Bucy.
B(;sl Draft Stallion 4 yean old or
over.. ..;........ ...46.00
2d best 4,00
Best Draft Stallion 3 years old or
over 6,00
2d best.;., 8,00
Best Draft Mare or Gelding...... 6.00
2d best., j .. 3.00
- CommitteeSame as for above.
Best Jack v. . . . .64,00
Best Mule over 2 yra.ri old. ... ... 3,00
Committee Same as. for Common
Hornei, ...
i.:,, , DRIVING HORSES. -Best-:
pair matched ; geldings of
mares. 'i ...... . 16.00
2d best r-. 4.00
Best gelding or mare.'., . ...',. 4.00-1
Best gelding or mare for saddle... 4, On
2d best. ........... ...-.v. S.Oo
' Committee James Walton, Andre
Forces: Dr. Smith. ' " ' -
FAST HORSES-(Owned in tlie Ck.)
Fastest trotting gelding ot mare.. .16,00
2d fastest........:............'. 4,00
Fastest racking or pacing gelding
or mare 6.Q0
2d fastest 4,00
Committee Same as above.
: :' ' ' : 8 W E EP'3TAKE 8 , j i
' . ' open to all rail roBip.
Fastest Hcse, Mare or Gelding. .126,00
2d best. ,.. ... . . . . ; ,;. 15,00
3d best, .:; . . .-..v."?:". A';-' 5,00
':r "
Fastest Horse, Mt'e or Geldiu.l5t00
8d best.
i.i....:..,.1 5.00
. HEATS. I , V)
Slowest Trolling Mars or Gelding, '
change of riUere by iuagetl. 65,00
Best Stallion of any breed, size, v
style and. activity, considered -----s
by the Judges. 90,00'
2d best ....;...'.; 10,00
3d best. ....... ..... ........ ? J5.D0
Best Stallion three years old and J'"
under. ; .?"f3ib8'
2d best ... :...,.i;..?!'S,qo
Entrance lee in .Sweepf takes, 10 per
cent, of Premium; , '
Three entries in each to make a fieltU
Committee Frank Price, A.T. Rainv
Andrew Brisbeu. ,
" ' ' :, ; ' ' : . n
Best Bui) 3 years old or over.
2ii beet ...... ... . . .. .....t .
Best Bull two years old or over. 5,00-
2d best
Best Bull one year old or over..
2d beat:.:
Best Bull Calf.....
2d beet
DeM Cow three years old or over.'
2d best 3,00
Best Heifer two years old or over, . 4,00
2d best 3,00
Best Heifer one year old or over. . 3,00
2d best 2,00
Best Bull 9 years old or over... w 85,00,
2d best do 4,00
Best Bull two years old er over. ., 4,00 ,
2d best do 3,00
Best Bull 1 vear old or over..... 3,0
2d best do 2,09
Best Bull Calf 3,00
2d best do.... "2,00
Best Cow for milk and butter.. . .- 8,00
2d best.. 5,00
Best Cow 3 years old or over. . . . 4,00
2d best... 3,00
Beat Heifer two years old 4,00
2d best do 3,00
Best Heifer 1 year old 3,00
2d best z.uu
.Best 'Heifer Calf 3,00
2J best 2,00
N. B. All persons exhibiting cowr
for milk and butter mut tyifore enter-?
ing, deliver to the Secretary a written
statement, setting lortli tbe Kinti ana
amount of food consumed by tbe cow,
andthe weight in pounds of milk and
butter procured in 14 consecutive dsys.
Beat yoke of Oxen 16.00
2d best 4,00
Committee Isaac Blickensderfers
Philip Getzman, Henry Sliffe, Sen. f
' . .1
Best Buck o( any ago or breed . . . .?5,00(
Beet Spanish buck two years old
or over. "
2d best do ,W
Best pair Spanish Ewes...,.....- 4,00;
2d beat 2,00;
Best Spanish Buck Lamb 3,00
Second best 2,00'
Best pair Spanish Ewe Lambs. . 8,00'
Second best ... 8,00;
Best Silesian Buck two years or
over ; '
Second best.
Best pair Silesian Ewes
Second best '
Best Silesian Buck Lamb.
Second best
Best pair Silesian Ewe Lambs. . . ,
Second best do .'.
Best Saxony or fine Merino Buck.
Second best do -
Best pair do Ewes :
Second best do
Best fleece of fine Wool.
Second best dn
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Beet, heaviest, cleanest fleece of
Merino Wool ": -1.00l
Second best do 60i
Best fleece of long Wool 1 ' 1.001
Second best do - ' 80t
Best Mutton Sheep : - 4.00
Second best - " -0OT
Best Long Wool Buck ."t.00
Best pair Long Wool Ewes - r 3.t)6f
Exhibitors must exhibit en the Cant
the time, or near the time,' sheep ' kt
been shorn.! .' ' ,s I
IJommittee fcpnrstm uitis, m nr
1UII1UC3 JLMisat)4 viai -s
county, Thomas Chspmsn.f
county, Mr. Humerickhouse, or
, 4 , '-.
CLASS F. . . .. '.v;v"C
, ; . . . SWINE.. . ; , :l,
Best Bosr yesr old or over" . $30
Second best do . , V j, . ' 1JJ
Best So 1 yesr old or over ' 3.0(1
2dbestdo . ' ;,j :,;fgf
Best Boar under 1 year t ' 1.09
Best Sow under 1 year 3- t ! t.Off
Best Sow and Pigs 3-09
Committee Benj. Keller,John Tt
. ri i -r.iil.J - a wji ,j
en, liicimru iucuicnanu.
. r :. J -M
: s'4
s ... 60
i 69
l ' -60
Best pair Common Chickens''
do Shanghai - . ' '
do BramahPootra' '
do Dorkings' : ' '' A': :
do Polands" ' '
do Bantam' ' ( ' J ' ''
do Co ihin China' ' -'v
do Turkeya
: v
do Du:kr ' ;
do Geese' ' . '", ' ' ' "'
"!o Goroei'FosrliVr '
do Black Spanish
. Committee ErJanfs, Mrs."
1 50
Wilier. Mrs. Christian Ho'mel."-;."-;j-
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