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Ii. G. GOULD, Editor.
EATON, O., JULY 9,1857.
Of Cleveland
Campaign Democrat.
An important politioal campaign will
Soon commence, aud being desirous of
circulating our paper in every corner in
tho county, and placing it within the
reach of all who wish to understand the
true issues involved in the coming Gub
ernatorial contest, we offer it at tho fol
lowing rates, commencing any time af
ter the 6th of August, and continuing
until the first of November, or until we
pet the official returns of the State elec
tion'. Single copy, 80,40
. Ton copies. 3,50
Fifteen copies, 5,00
And an extra copy to the' getter up
of the club of fifteen. All orders must
ho accompanied by the cash.
Tost Masters and others will please
net as our agents for getting up clubs.
Bad Arrangement,
The change of receiving the mail a
Eaton, from 7 A. M. to 1:15 P. M. In
this matter wc are now just whore we
were in the days when stage-coaches
transported our mails. We protest
against the new arrangement, and hope
the mail will bo brought through in the
morning, as heretofore. We arc under
obligations to our gentlemanly con
ductor, W. Wasiibi-rn, for the morn
ing papers, in advance of tho mail, just,
six hours I
What Whiggery was in 1850.
The Albany Argus has unearthed the
following resolution, which, according
to the Albany Evening Journal, was
adopted by the State convention of its
political friends in 1850 "by acclama
tion :
"Resolved, That we regard-the con
stitution of the United States as the su
preme law of the land, and as such to
be implicitly obeyed by the citizens of
every section, and by the authorities of
every State; that wo will faithfully ob
serve all its provisions and compromi
ses; that we will resist promptly, firmly,
and by all necessary means, any attempt
from any other quarter to overthrow it;
that in all cases of doubt as to its mean
ing wc will appcil to and abide by the
decisions of the courts of the United
The Republican or more properly
speaking Abolition press of the present
day, denounce the spirit of this resolu
tion with all the bitterness of black
hearted treason. The patriotic men of
the old Whig party of 1S50 arc now
mostly in the Democratic ranks.
No Doubt of it.
A late number of the Stark county.
Ohio, Democrat, says :
'John Harris, Esq., an old and high
ly respected citizen of this city, and a
bitter opponent of the Democracy, re
turned from Kansas a few days ago, and
says the Republicans there arc making
every effort to have Kansas a slave state
while tho southern men generally arc in
favor of it being free."
The objoet of this is apparent, romarks
the Pittsburg pott. If Kansas should
be made a slave state, the Republicans
would contiuuo their "shrieking," but,
if she bocomcs a free state, then the last
plank is knocked out of the Republi
can platform.
Deserting the Black Banner.
The editor of tho Juniata Sentinel,
Mifilintowu. Pennsylvania, who haB been
serving as a black-Republican up to this
time, finds his burden grcator than he
can bear, and thus relieves his con
science by a free confession :
The Republican party, under its pres
ent constituted leaders, U the meanest
party of ichich ice ever had anything to do.
Without prudence or discretion it rushes
madly into extremes, and renders itself
so obnoxious to all liberal-minded peo
ple, that a union of the opposition ele
ments becomes an utter impossibility.
KaJ-If a poor man breaks into his
neighbor's house at night to steal a loaf
of broad, he is tried, and upon convic
tion, is sent to the Prison. The ques
tion is often asked on the street, can
Gibson the defaulting State Treasurer
be punished ? Thisisexceedinglyjdoubt
ful. It is said that the only statute in
Ohio by which such defaulters can be
punished, was repealed by the last Leg
islature. jQThe most flattering hopes arc in
spired by accounts of the growing crops.
The prospects of grain harvest through
out Europe seem in every quarter to be
magnificent. Fiuancial and commercial
men alike are relying upon this pros
pect for a favorable change in the mon
ey market. They reason very correctly,
that cheap grain and dear money are
ttrely found in conjunction.
Rail Road Excursion to Logansport,
For some time past it was understood
that the formal opouing of tho Cincin
nati and Chicago Bail Boad to Logans
port, Cass county, Ind., would take
place on the 4th inst. Numerous free
tickets were distributed among our citi
zens by the Lessees of the road and
everything done that could bo, to ren
der the excursion pleasurable and hap
py. Accordingly on tho morning of
the 3d, at 7i o'clock, we took our scat
in tltc excursion train, accompanied
with about ono hundred of the citizens
of our UW:i and vicinity, together
with the famous "Eaton Cornet Band,"
and commenced our journey westward
for Logansport. Nothing unusual, in
these days ot comets and rail roads, took
place until we arrived at Anderson,
Ind., where a most excellent collation
was prepared by the liberality of the
Lessees of the Road, sufficient for about
one thousand passengers. After some
excellent music by the Eaton Band, our
party entered the Depot and done am
ple justico to the numerous good things
temptingly arrayed, when wc all again
entered the cars and resumed oar jour
ney without anything of importanco oc
curring until our arrival at Logansport.
Much of the couutry through which the
road passes from Anderson to Logans
port, is wild aud uneven, yet the char
acter of the soil is such that in this age
of progress and improvement, tho rich
waiving harvest will soon appear where
now stands tho heavy and tangled for
est. The line of tho road along here is
very straight, and the character of the
rround such that its construction has
been attended with but very little ex
pense, and the road for a uow one, js
certainly in a good condition.
The morning of the glorious Fourth
was ushered in at Logansport by the
ringing of bells, the firing of minute
guns and tho soul stirring reveille of
the fife and drum. Every avenue and
street was filled with people, all anima
ted to the highest degree and bent on
celebrating the day in a manner worthy
of the occasion. At 10?. o'clock the
procession formed in tho market space,
and after parading through various
streets proceeded to the place of cele
bration. Affer the reading of the De
claration of Independence, the singing
of some popular songs by an excellent
glee club, and a few very appropriate
remarks by D. D. Pratt, Esq., an oration
was delivered by the lion. G. N. Fitch,
which done honor to tho occasion. It
was replete with eloquence, logic and
practical sense, and his remarks relative
to the practicability of Railroads anl
the spirit of the Indianians for progress
and improvement, were well-timed and
happy. A sumptuous dinner, gotten
up by the citizens of Logansport, was
then duly attended to by the invited
guests, after which some elegant toasts
were read by Judge Wright, music by
the several bands in attendance, &c.
The people of Logan arc enterprising
and have a good deal of the go-a-heada-tivc
spirit in them, and there is no
doubt of the success of this load and of
its speedy completion to the city of
Chicago, as Judge Wright assured the
assembly that it was in his power
to do so, and that within a year hence
the nuptials between Cincinnati and
Chicago would be celebrated by a simi
lar repast on the same ground.
At 4 o'clock on the evcuing of the
4th, we were again seated in the cars,
and a few minutes after bid adieu to
Logansport and the pleasures in which
we had participated, fully satisfied that
there is not this side of sun set, a more
whole-souled and hospitable people then
thoso who inhabit that flourishing and
pleasant town. Nothing worthy of note
transpired to disturbed tho repose of
the fatigued guests as we sped ou our
way homeward, except about twenty
minutes delay a few miles this side of
Kokomo, occasioned by the tender of the
iron horse running off of the track.
When we arrived at Richmond, it was
whispered that we were about to bo laid
over to spend the remainder of the
night and our Sabbath in that quiet
village. But before we had time to
vent our spleen upon any human being,
our worthy and indefatigable Superin
tendent, Mr. D. M. Morrow, made his
appearance, and in a very short time we
were on our way, at a speed throwing
2:40 far in the shade, and landed at our
starting point about 12 o'clock, P M.,
delighted with tho trip and tho manner
which wc had celebrated the 81st anni
versary of our Independence.
We cannot close our remarks without
adding that Mr. D. M. Morrow deserves
the thanks of the invited guests that
passed over tho road he so efficiently
Superintends, for his efforts to make
every thing go off pleasant and agreea
ble, and we arc satisfied he has received
Fbanklin Bank op Zanesvii.ee.
The stockholders of this institution hav
ing, on tho 1st inst., determined to re
linquish business, resolved to file a dec
laration to that effect iu the office of
Secretary of State, countersigned by the
Presideut and Cashier, who have adver
tised the same. The Franklin Bank of
Zanesville may tlierfbre be considered
A Live President.
Away out in Minnesota, as well as in
every section of the Union, the recent
prompt action of Mr. Buchanan in the
matters of the 'Washington City Itiot
and the Ohio Fugitive slave case seems
to have met with the most unqualified
approval. The St. Paul ' Pionrcr and
Democrat says that tho promptness with
which the President ordered out the
military to suppress the election riot in
Washington; his decided instructions
to the United States Marshal, in Ohio,
pending the recent disturbances iu the
State, in the execution of n law of Con
gress; the position of the government in
reference to the difficulties in Kansas,
and the open insurrection in Utah, give
cheering indications that wo have a
President prompt to enforce the laws,
preserve peace, and maintain the good
name of the nation. In the action of
the government, on these difficulties, wc
have a display of that wise statesman
ship, matured political wisdom, and ex
perience, guided and controlled by ex
alted patriotism and love of country,
which form the distinguishing traits of
Mr. Buchanan's character. It was to a
proper appreciation of tliesAiialities,
by the American peoplo, thatMr. Bu
chanan owed his election, at a most cri
tical period in our history as a nation;
and his official policy, since his inaug
uration, demonstrates that the confi
dence of the people has not been mis
placed, but that in his election they se
lected "the right man for the right
In Washington, and in Ohio, the
President assumed the responsibility of
enforcing the laws of the land, unde
terred by the threats of lawless mobs;
men were shot down, it is true, by the
military, but it is far better that thous
ands of lives should be sacrificed, than
the power of tho government should be
defied by fanatics and organized bullies
and prize fighters. A few more lawless
demonstrations, and a further expendi
ture of ball and powder by government
troops, will teach many persons sadly in
want of such knowledge, practical les
sons of that political duty which they
seem to be sadly in want.
Black Republican Reform.
Tho loud and clamorous professions
for retrenchment and reform made by
the black republicans in the fall of 855,
induced a groat many unthinking men
to vote for them and by their profes
sions and hypocrisy, they succeeded in
carryingthe State. Instead of retrench
ing they went to depicting the treasury
and the people's pockets, It is only
necessary to turn to the seperate loans
to see bow they have retrenched. Let
us look at the cost of tho Legislature
alone, and sec how they have redeemed
their promises :
1848- 40
1849- 50
1850- 51
1851- 52
1852- 53
1853- 54
853.1 0G 21
51.S78 12
55,373 52
00.718 07
80.507 70
78.232 08
141.813 45
There wc have a specimen of black
republican reform tho legislature alone
costing the State fifty thousand dollars
more than any other State ever had.
If we do not kick out of power this stu
pendous thieving corporation, with its
smelling committees, treasury lecchers,
and expensive legislature, the State will
be hopelessly bankrupt and the people
will have to mortgage their property to
raise money to pay their taxes.
The Supreme Court.
Tin Black Republican journals, in
denouncing the Bred Scott decision,
liiye laid special stress upon the charge
that the majority of the Court were
slaveholders. But the charge is false;
a majority of the nine arc non-slaveholders.
The Washington Union, iu an
article upon the subject, says :
Four of tho Justices reside in free
States, where no one owns slaves. The
Chief Justico is not a slaveholder, nor
has he been for upward of thirty
years. lie never bought or sold a slave.
Of thoso that the British spared his
father, when they polluted the soil of
Maryland, some came to him by inheri
tance. After educating those who were
young enough to bo taught, and quali
fying them to take care of themselves,
he voluntarily gave them all their free
dom. Two, who were so old as to be
unable to earn their living, he cheerful
ly supported during their lives. lie
has not since owned a slave. This is a
full and complete answer to the state
ments often reiterated in the Republi
can papers, that a majority of the Court
were slaveholders, aud as such had been
influenced in making their decision in
the Drcd Scott case.
JKgfThe resurrection must be near
at hand. The Whigs of New Orleans
have during the past month held sever
al informal meetings on the subject of
re-organizing the party, and have now
issued an address signed by several hun
dred of their most prominent citizens,
aud appointed an executive comuiitte.
figyllon. Howell Cobb, present Sec
retary of the Treasury, is already nam
ed for the next Presidency by some
Democratic journals, more hasty than
judicious in their movements. With a
new President hardly four months in
office, it is a little too soon to begin to
look out for his successor.
Walker and Kansas.
The cxtreniests of both the North and
the South, says the Pittsburg Union,
censure and condemn the course pro
posed by Gov. Walker, as indicated in
his inaugural address, aud his Topeka
speech. The New York Tribune den
ounces both Walker and Secretary Stan
ton as snakes in the yrass, and as more
thorough paced and unscrupulous border
ruffians, ih"u the harder ruffian Legisla
ture itself. The South, and other South
ern journals, denounce him as faithless
to the interests of slavery. All this
alforda about as good evidence as we
need desire, that the line of policy
marked out by him is likely to prove as
nearly what every fair-minded man
would ask as could be devised in the
delicate nature of Kansas affairs. It
will bo remembered that Gov. Walker
in his address to the citizens made use
of the following most significant decla
ration :
"I come how to my own individual
views. I repeat, then, as my clear con
viction, that unless tho convention sub
mit tho constitution to the vote of all
the actual resident settlers of Kansas,
and the election bo fairly and justly
conductojL jthe constitution will be, and
ouguT-t4TSerejei:ted-by Congsaas.''
His instructions received Trorn the
President, so far as they can be gathered
from Mr. Walker's remarks, assume the
submission of the Constitution to a vote
of the peoplo as a certain matter, not
admitting of serious question, and
we now have in the columns of the
Washington Union what may possibly
be regarded as in some degree an author
ized declaration of the views of Mr.
Buchauan. We make the following ex
tract :
" When the delegates chosen to the
Convention shall have completed the
business for which they shall have as
sembled to wit : the formation of a
Constitution there will remain but one
question for further division and dis
traction, and that question will be, Is
the Constitution thus formed approved
by the people of Kansas, and does it
reflect their will on the question, not
only of slavery, but upon all others? If
it does, every one will say that, with
that Constitution, whether slave, free,
or silent on that point, she would be
admitted as a State. If it docs not,
then no one will pretend, that a Consti
tution, condemned by a majority of the
people, should be forced upon them, no
matter under what forms, aud by what
authority adopted.
Every other guard ncocssary for
fair and honest decision by a majority
vote of the bona fide citizens of Kansas,
should be provided. When this has
been, aud a decision pronounced, which
everybody sees aud feels has been fairly
and honestly reached, the whole country
will acquiesce in it, whether that deci
sion makes Kansas a slave or free State.
In reference tr the position of the
-txcimuiisirarion, we leel authorized to
say, that it has not and will not intim
ate a desire cither that the one or the
other result shall be reached. As the
representative of the whole country, its
duty commences and ends in so enfor
cing the law as will most certainly se
cure to the bona fide citizens of Kan
sas the opportunity of deciding for them-!
selves this vexed question, tree Irom all
outside and improper influence.
These facts would seem to set at rest
all apprehension that any intention is!
contemplated to force upon the people
of Kansas, a Constitution other than
such an one as a majority- of tho citi
zens, by their solemn vote. mayr express
themselves satisfied with. It remains
to be seen whether the suicidal course
which the supposed political necessities
of a party have demanded, will be car
ried to the extent of a refusal to vote
upon the adoption of the Constitution
when presented. This course is thus
emphatically condemned by the N
t tonal Intelligencer :
"We had hoped that in the amnesty
for all past offences, whether real or
constructive, with which Gov. Walker
itiHug'iraicd his career, trc should have
witnessed a more cheerful support of his
authority than certain among the lead-1
ers of what is called the "Free State
Party" havo been ready to accord to
him; nor are we the more convinced of,
the wisdom of their determination be-
cause they have been sustained in it by
tho advice of partisan's remote from the
scene of the Kansas difficulties. In
their uncompromising refusal to exer
cise the right of suffrage under the laws
and regulations of the late "usurping
Legislature," as they term it, even tho'
by such an exercise, if their preponde
rance in that Territory be so great as
they claim, they might bring that ' usur
pation" to a peaceful and determinate
end; in this refusal, we say, to exercise
the elective franchise, the "Free State
Party" have given proof of a stubborn
consistency which approaches rather to
the character of factious contumacy than
of a conciliatory patriotism."
The infamy of the men, who for po
litical ends, have counseled aud sus
tained this action of the so-called "Free
State Party," must excite tho loathing
and abhorrence ,of every good citizen.
The course herein indicated of the De
mocratic party aud its ministers will lie
honorable and unexceptionable; and in
pursuing it steadfastly, whatever may
result, they M ill have faithfully discharg
ed the trust reposed in them by the
American people, and we have no doubt
will be ultimately vindicated by an en
lightened public judgment.
8fiiThe Covricr dc Havre states that
ty ,1 l i
no ny win ciuer a room in which a
wreath of walnut leaves 1 a; been hung
up. The experiment is worth try'n ,r.
Ohio in a Mass-Republicanism
Ohio has been eighteen months un
der Republican rule, says the Dayton
Umpire, and slio is now the ridiculous
laughing stock of the whole Republic.
Tho effort of Chase and his Republican
allies to raise the negro up to an equal
ity with the white man, has only result
ed in bringing the white man down to
the Black Republican level, so far as
schrecching and legislating could do
The great concern our State authori
ties have about bleeding Kansas and
matters in Mormondom, has forced them
to very much neglect the interests of
the white race at home, our State affairs
have become about as badly mixed as
these Republicans would have the races,
could they emancipate and amalgamate
according to their liking.
We take the following two extracts
from a Fusion journal, published at the
Capital :
Breslin and Gibson. The Attor
ney General of the State has brought
suit against John G. Brcslin for seven
hundred and seventy-five thousand sev
en hundred and eleven dollars and fifty
one cents, with interest from January
15, 1850; and also against the sureties
upon bin second bond for two hundred
and fifty thousand dollars with interest
from January 14th, 1854.
The same officer has brought a suit
against William II. Gibson for five hun
dred and forty-nine thousand eight hun
dred and ninety-two dollars and twenty
one cents, with interest from June 13th
1857. Also against Gibson's sureties
for two hundred and fifty thousand dol
lars with interest from June 13th, '57.
These suits will bo tried in the Supe
rior Court of Franklin county Judge
Matthews, presiding. The Court will
open on the first Monday in September.
Columbus Gazette.
Public Works, Calvin T. Cham
berlain and others, Forrer, Burt and
others, Samuel Doyle and Thomas Mil
ler, and Daniel McCarthy and Samuel
Doyle, contractors on the several divi
sions of the canals of the State, have
entered suits against the State of Ohio,
for the fulfillment of the contracts made
by them with the agents of the State.
They have engaged the legal services
of Thomas Ewing, Hocking H. Hunter,
and John W. Andrews. The Attorney
General will appear on behalf of the
State. These cases will be brought be
fore Judge Bates, of the Court of Com
mon Pleas of Franklin County, and tho
result of the trials will be looked for
with great interest by the people of the
State. Columbus Gazette.
There is a ridiculous Republican muss
for you ! Sue sue sue ! Lawyers
and law ! State in limbo ! Treasury
bankrupt ! Blacks and whites by the
ears ! Counsel fees and court expenses
for the Stato to pay enough to replenish
a small defalcation ! All for the glory
of the colored population.
The Central American Treaty.
The London l'ost, the organ of Lord
I'alinerston, has a rather significant ar
ticle on Central American affairs, in
which it doubts "whether the Clayton
Bulwcr convention can be reckoned
among existing things any more than
the recently repudiated Dallas-Clarendon
treaty." On more than one occa
sion the articles in the l'ost havo fore
shadowed the policy of tho British gov
ernment with reference to Central Ame
rican affairs, and this one, in particular
merits attention. It also states that
negotiations are still in progress, and
anticipates that Lord Napier will suc
ceed in settling the question to the sat
isfaction of both nations. It adds, how
ever :
"The Queen, as the sovereign of the
magnificent providence of Canada, is
the second power on the continent of
North America, and in that capacity she
has an undoubted right to oppose, not
only every possible enforcement of tlis
Monroe doctrine, but that gradual ex
tension of the cause of slavery which
appears to be the suicidal and insane
policy of a considerable portion of the
American people. The loss of the Bul-wcr-C'ayton
convention, of the Hondu
ras convention, and of the Clarendon
Dallas treaty, will be amply compensa
ted if England should now have the
happiness to save Central America from
the infliction of that domestic institu
tion, equally abhorrent to the laws of
God and man, which is the plague spot
the damnosa Jicred ilas of the people
of the United States."
Ke:ji's Worm Pastilles. Are the
most unobjectionable of all vermifuges.
They are "good to cat," infallible in
their operation, pleasant to look at as
confectionery, purely vegetable, act on
the bowels without any mineral spur,
such as calomel or blue pill, and effect a
rapid cure without pain. If there is
room to suspect the presence of worms,
they should be given immediately, for
even if the suspicion be unfounded,
their gentle aperient action cannot be
otherwise than beneficial. Bristol's
Sarsaparii.la, a preparation accredit
ed to the victims of eruptive and ul
cerous disorders, by the highest medical
authorities, is accomplishing most ex
traordinary cures in the South and West,
and as manufactured of extra-strength
by the present proprietors, D. T. Lan
man & Co., New York, seems to be
eclipsing all its form:r triumphs.
JO-3" A woman lately eloped from Ohio
to Wheeling, Va., with a corked-leg
paramour. Her husband overtook her,
secured the child, and told her then
that she might follow her cork -leg para
maur to the end of tho e:irth.
Treasurer Gibson.
The Summit Jieaeon (republican) has
the following sensible remarks in regard
o tho default of Troaaurcr Gibson :
" Wm. H. Gibson, Trcasuror of State,
has resigned the office, and A. P. Stone,
Esq., of Columbus, has been appointed
by the Governor iu his place. Mr.
Gibson, it, is understood, is a defaulter
to the amount of 450,000 ! ! I
Mr. Gibson was elected Treasurer iu
October 1855, in opposition to and to
succeed the Democratic Treasurer, Mr.
John G. Brcslin. Mr. Breslin is a
brother-in-law of Mr. Gibson, aud we
believe they livo in Tiffin under the
sanio room. There is no reasonable
doubt that the defalcations of Breslin
occasioned by his operations with the
Bank of Kcuhawa, and W. W. Cones &
Co., etc., were sought to be covered up
by the selection of Mr. Gibson as can
didate for Treasurer. If Brcslin suc
ceeded, he would have the matter in his
own hands. If Gibson, he was a brother-in-law,
interested (perhaps) in the same
speculations, and by this, as well as the
connection tie, bound to make things
ptausttic. .Many readers win remember
that in ISdG, when a committee ap
pointed by the Senate called on Mr.
Gibson to inspect the books, and ascer
tain the condition of the Treasury, they
were refused upou a. scruple, well under
stood then, to be got up for a day, and
what help delay might bring.
We do not know enough of the de
tails of this defalcation, to make extend
ed comments; but we are quite sure there
will be no attempt by the State officers
to cover, or disguise the matter. It is
not strange that Mr. Gibson should
seek to throw upon another the turpi
tude that belongs to himself. But it
will be for him to reconcile the official
statements that he has heretofore made
with the facts now confessed by hiself.
Plain Truths in Plain Language.
The Zanesville Aurora, in the course
of some admirable remarks on the Half
Million Defalcation at Columbus, makes
the following pointed comment:
Wc are sorry to say that while the
peoplo of the State have been attending
to the welfare ot the negro, and the nc
gro's master, the business of the State,
our own business has been badly at
tended to. This is always the case
where people mind every body s busi
ness but their own. While your cook
is peeping, to see what their neighbors
are doing in their kitchens tho fat has
a trood chance to fall in the fire and
while our cooks at Columbus have been
looking at the neirroes in the kitchen of
the South, our fat has fallen into the
fire at Columbus; and all that wo will
now get of it will be the smoke, to blind
us, and the apology of the cook to show
how it was not done leaving us, by
'our larnin,' to find out how it was done,
-Now, if we could just conclude to
let the negroes be taken care of by the
(-! who made thorn, and -'be diligent
in our oxen "business, serving G.OI," we
might probably, be able to take charge
of the State. The Negroes have had
more of the time and attention of the
people of Ohio than they are entitled to;
evidently they have hail m-u-e attention
than our treasury has haa a Wit hail
a million dollars more.
The Late Defalcation.
The Columbus Statesman of Friday
last says :
If, instead of compli nenting Atwood
& Co., the Auditor had explained how
their claims had been paid, and explain
ed why the bonds were not sent on to
be exchanged for others, but were held
as collatiTal security . tot "bona fide ad
vances ot money to the lrcasurcr ot
State," he would have better satisfied
public expectation. How was the mo
ncy used which was advanced on these
bonds? How is the State to be reim
bursed for the amount paid for having
them restored? What part did Mr.
Gibson play in making this payment
and getting hack the bonds, or did he
satisfy Atwood Si Co., and make the ar
rangement by which they were restored ?
Who remitted the 330,000 of Seneca
County Bank notes to be burnt, there
by to cancel that amount of bonds?
These questions involve matters of in
terest to tho public mind much more
pressing than the mere compliment to
Atwood & Co., who, no doubt, acted as
any other respectable bankers would
have done in negotiating with a Trea
surer or Auditor of State.
Jfollvicay's Ointment and Pills ichat
arc their Credentials ? They are approv
ed by the :::?t enlightened governments,
sanctioned bj the highest medical ad
thoritv. Let no victim of scrofula. Salt!
rheum, or any ulcerous or eruptive mal
ady, fancy a cure impossible. It is nev
er too late to use Holloway's Ointment
for external complaints, his Pills for in
ternal disorders. Tho public are hero
by informed of a sure test, whereby to as
certain the genuiuess, or the contrary of
those medicines. This consists of a Watr
marlc, the words, "Holloicay, Neto York
and London," in semi-transparent let
ters in every leaf of the book of direc
tions, around each box aud pot. With
out the Wafer-mark, none are genuine.
A New Democualic Journal. It
is stated that Colonel John W. Forney
will very shortly commence the publi
cation of a new Democratic journal
(dally) in Philadelphia, tJ be called
The Press.
tS-The Dubuque (Iowa) Times says
that the emigration into the interior of
that State is immense, and has been for
a month past. Large numbers of wag
ons pass through that city daily, many
of them drawn by oxen. It is not un
common to see four or five yokes attached
to a wagon. In many cases they have
large droves of cattle with them.
Jftg'-Strong-minded women in Albany
and the part adjacent thereto, have com
menced cutting their hair short like men.
What a pity they can't raise moustaches!
The Convention in Kansas.
Tave well-informed Lecompton corres
pondent of the New York times, writing
from Kansas under the date of June 19th,
says :
We have already heard, therefore, of
the election of twenty-five delegates to
the Convention, all pledged to submit
the Constitution to n popular vote. In
deed, the people of all parties in the
Territory are well nigh unanimous on
that question, and it is believed that the
vote on the subject in the Convention
will be virtually unanimous. The plan
of presenting the subject, which seems
to meet the most general favor, is this :
To make the constitution ignoMjaa; e
slavery question toto eaelo, and- she- best
possible in other respects, and submit
that to a vote of the people; simultan -eously
with that to submit a separate
clause prohibiting slavery from Kansas,
to be voted on separately by the people,
and thus put the matter filially, definit
ely, and please God, eternally at rest.
From conversations I have had with
getlemen, elected to take part in the for
mation of the Constitution or likely to
influence its action, I think it pretty cer
taiu that it will contain clauses provi
ding for complete co-operation with tho
General Government, for the execution
of the Fugitive-slave Lav, and for car
rying into effect that section of the ju
diciary act of '89 securing appeals in
constitutional oases to the Supremo
Court of the United States.
As one of the most singular indica
tions of the recent change in popular
feeling in regard to Kansas, I may state
the fact that nearely every Missouri
newspaper which I have seen" and I
believe I have seen most of them and,
what is stranger still, every one from
the Kansas border, has strongly indors
ed Governor Walker's inaugural, and
expressed its determination to tend all
influence to support his policy and pro
mote his views.
General Stringfcllow and his brother,
Dr. Stringfcllow, have been here
for the last two days. The Doctor is
working hard for the nomination to Con
gress, but his chances are said to be very
doubtful. Neither of them, in appear
ance, justifies the raw-hcad-and- bloody
bones notions we Eastern people have
been led to form of them. Both are
rather petit, active, sprightly, good
natured, gentlemanly persons, not half
so violent in their opinions as you. might
suppose, and quite prepossessing in their
manners. Personally, they seem to en
joy much popularity among all parties.
Massachusetts Politics.
The Republican State Convention
placed in nomination the following tick
et :
Governor Nathaniel P. Banks, of
Lieutenant Gocrnor Oliver Warner,
of Northampton.
Attorney (jfeneral Thomas D. Eliot,
of New Bedford.
S cretary of State Joseph White, of
Auditor Velorus Taft. ofTptm.
Te usurer Thomas J. Marsh, of
This differs from the American ticket,
previously nominated; in all the candi
dates except .Mr. ". The -tttlwr
nominees on the American ticket arc :
Ijieutena.it Governor EliphalctTrask
of Springfield."
A ttorney General John II. Clifford, of
New Bedford.
Secretary of State Austin L. Rogers,
of Worcester.
Auditor Chandler R. Ransom, of
Box bury.
Treasurer Moses Tenney, jr., of
Death of Hon Wm. L. Marcy.
ALBANY, Monday, July 6.
Hon. Wm. L. Marcy, Ex-Secretary of
State, was found dead iu his room at
this place yesterday at noon. He ap
peared to be in his usual good health iu
the morning.
His funeral will take place in this city
on Wednesday next.
Mr. Marcy died at the Sans Souci
Hotel at noon Saturday. He complain
ed of a pain in his side shortly after
breakfast, and walked to Dr. Moor's.
Not finding him, he returned to his room
at the hotel.
The Doctor came in a few minutes af
terward, and on going to Mr Marcy 's
room found him dead, lying on a couch
with an open book on his breast. Ho
had just written a letter to John M.
The Common Council has sent a dep
utation to brins the remains here.
Great preparations arc maKing lor uis
funeral. The reuiair.: leave ."cr Albsny
to-morrow by a special train, and will
be received here by tho Burgesses Corps,
and escorted to the capital.
The funeral will take place on Wed
nesday from the church. Services by
Doctors Spraguc, Gaguc and Welch.
Business will be suspended, and tho
Common Council and all societies and
notables will attend.
What's Up. The Cincinnati Com
mercial, (Gov. Chase's private -organ)
hopes that N. P. Banks, late Speaker of
the U. S. House of Representatives, and
at present the black Republican Know
Nothing candidate for Governor of
Massachusetts, will be beaten.
a-The Selina (Alabama) Sentinel
savs the grain crops in that State were
never more abundant, nor of a better
quality, and predicts that flour in less
than three months, will be sold at $3
per hundred, and corn at 50 cents por
jggyPresidcnt Buchanan will leave
the capital for Bedford Springs, about
the middle of July, and on his return
w 1! remove to his summer residence, the
Soldiers Home, about four miles from
Bt,Gideon J. Tucker, late editor of
the Daily Xeus, has been appointed Col
lector Schcll's p.iva'c secretary.

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