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FREMONT, OHIO. . J. S. I Ol'IiE, Editor ,. ; SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 1S50. . FOR GOVERNOR,: f WILLIAM JOHNSTON 1 OF HAMILTON COljKr?. - "' - - -x ; f -i , p t S ;' ' - FOItBOAnD OF PUBLIC WOR1CS, ALEXANDER G. COXOVEIS, " ' OF AUGLAIZE OOl'NTY. ' " , ' r - - . a-.,- ' :!-.' OH SENATOR, - -. : ' - 'JOHN KE LLET, ' ; - - -t Of Ottawa Co. W- i... ; FOR RKPRESESTATIVB-.- ;: - S AMU AL TREAT;--, ,. . Of Sandusky Co. WHIG COIXTY CONVENTION. WHIGS OF SANDUSKY COCXTT! ., .The lima baa again arrived when it ia Decenary mat lee tkmdd be doing tometh.it girt the vtry of nrgan fand'on. Uuion ia Strength; without union we have tio hop that the principles which we believe to be right will aver triumph.. Our oppenenta are al ready marehaliuf their forcea; and while energy "and activity characterize alt their rnovemenla, why . ahould indolence and fcupiiieneas be found alone in the Whig Tonka? -Think of the tilings tlutrtforr. and ORGANIZE ! ' - ' ""."'' In few thereof, the Central Committee request the Whige of Sanduaky county to meet at Iheir re spective places of election in the en vera! townships, ; On tha 17th day of August, inst, to nominate Delegates to attend a Whig .Haas County Convention to beholden at Fremont, on Saturday, Sept. Teh, at a P. 91., foe the parpoae of nominating candidates for the fol lowing offices, vix: . . . ' County Treasurer; ... - .'-' - .Prosecuting Attorney; -.; . ,: - One Commissioner, and : " One Poor House Director. , ; , ' DANIEL L. JUNE. " - - - JAMES 8. FOUKE, T. 8. HULL. CHAS. G. MUGG. -T ' CHAS.Q. GREENE. t 'f : ' : v - - Whig Central Committee. . AucuitlOlh, J850.. ----- :,-v., . Senatorial Candidate. . John Kelley, of Ottawa county, was norti natfd for Senator by the Whig Convention, nt t Perrysburg, yesterday. "We congratulate the " Whig party upon this selection. : Mr. Kelley is not generally known throughout the district, . but an honcst'er man or better Whig is not to : be found in the "north-west He is a man of ' the people comes before them with no politi t cal cant no hackneyed reputation, to recom-j 't mend him ; nothing but honest motives a will ingness to serve the people.and ability to doit ? withhonortohimsclfandtuedistrict. ... Whcre ever he is intimately known, Mr. Kelly is very " popular No intrigue can wrest from him the i support of his county, and. all abuse heaped upon him by hi opponents will re.-act upoti themselves, to their confusion. .The whigs of this Senatorial and Represen tative District, are now provided with candi dates of whom they have every reason to be "protidj and who should command their united action. 'Never, in the history of the party, v have they presented the people - with better : men. Affliction ' has done them good, and they come out of its furnace purified and re . fined. All who have listened to to the speech es of our standard-bearer, feel that no better '-Taan can be found than William Johnston. liis distinguished ability is only exceeded by his integrity of purpose, and his unostentatious deportment must win him troops of friends. Of a kindred nature- to him are Kelley and Collins. They are men of sense, as well as . .business, and depend upon their own merits, rather than craft, for support. If the whigs : of the north-west, when furnished with such nominations, fail to appreciate them, and per- rait their parly to fail for. want of effort, then r the day of hope lias gone byi and we had bet ' surrender at discretion.. ,.,,., ' .But there is- no feeling of this sort. The " vhigs, throughout the State are encouraged. Everywhere they are rallying," -and the force of their principles was never more keenly, felt - The troth is becoming apparent to all classes, '' that those principles alone can save the State v from falling into a state of ruinous decay. The hard money doctrines of their, opponents threaten seriously to fasten upon all the elc- men ts of that fabric of laws built , up by the ' whigs, with so much labor, and t which -have "given 'to "Ohio 'a "reputation at J home and abroad, for pecuniary ' ability , and resources, . "fequal to that of the first Stale in the Union. :. 3ot onlyjthe business -communities,- but the laboring man, the mechanic, and the farmer, are awakening to, a proper appreciation of the measures which the ; Locofoco party are now seeking to introduce. - The rallying cry is heard J frdia Jil? 'lop to bul. op, from Vvnlley to plain, and from river to lake. The state credit is in , danger,' the revenues are threatened, com- - roerce is to be obstructedagricultare is to go unrewarded, ; These are the complaints, and they are complaints which reach the very vi tal of the State, and appeal to all its interests forresistaDceV Has onward march of com ' merce an advocate among our business men, . we beg him to be instant, in season and out of . season, in denouncing the doctrines of the . afflicted democracy. Has agriculture a friend ; among our farmers, let him consult his own in terest, as well as that of his fellows, by expos ing designs of that corrupt party which would reduce the value of his products, and absorb ; his substance! ' Poes the laborer wish for his reward, let him oppose the growth of-those principles which would dry up- the futrntiiins t"f plenty, and palsy the arm of equality. , ; We call upon our fellow whigs every where, ; to give a little time to the study of public af- fairs -to make themselves acquainted with the tendency and course of partiea A few weeks only intervene before these questions will be -'. decided questions of more vital import than . !any thai have ever before threatened the in terest of Ohio. ' .-. Toledo Blade. g3f Sartain for September is now on our table.' It contains 27 embellishments and 20 original contribution. Price $3, per year. John, Sartain & Co. publishers, Philadelphia. T the lVhijrs of Sandusky County. twu'd !lt ret v't'w seem to bo almost su pertlttous nt tins time, to say -wiy thing to the AVhigs of. Sandusky county, to induce them to give a full representation on the day nppoint- for their con vcnliun . .The exciting topics of the day -the Slavery Question the Hard Money issue, which the Democratic party are forging upon the people' the 'Individual Lia bility clause which they are endeavoring to engraft upon the . New Constitution the squandering of Forty Thousand dollars of the people's money in useless debates and speeches for Bancotnb, by the Solonsof the convention the Railroad projects which arc going to bring the market at least 500 miles nearer the citizens of Sandusky county, are surely enough, or ought to be enough, to awukcti every slum bering Whig tea sense of his own and the nation's true welfare. This is, of all the exciting times in the his tory of our own state, the ono most fraught willi danger to us. The spirit of Radicalism, guided by demagogues of the deepest dye, are agitating the minds of n certain part of our people, upon certain subjects, and appealing to the worst passions and prejudices of this class, that they may overthrow the time-honored, and proof-trird systems that have nobly stood the test of time and experience ; and are striving to ride to political preferment over the ruins of their davoted country; and are wil ling to spare no means, leave no stone unturn ed, in order that this great object may be ac complished. - - ... . .WHIGS F SANDUSKY COUNTY, the tocsin has been sounded the alarm has been rung from one end of the state to the other; and staunch men and true, are in the field battling against those who are thus madly seeking hr downfall. Your leader, the stand ard-bearer of Whig principles, the Hon. WM. JOHNSTON, is now in the field, wielding with mighty power the weaj-ons of truth, in your righteous cause. The contest has fairly be gun, and will you, can you sit still without lifting your hand, and await the result ? Will you not rather awaken from the lethargy that has so long bound you, and let the world know that you are still on the right side that you will be ready at the Ides of October, tnj let the "Progressives" know that the davs of demagoguery and clncanry are forever annihi lated? .:, '..".i. . ' , . -.The organization of the other party in this county is now complete. With such a deaw t if id creed, ns that to which they subscribe "to the victors belong the spoils," how can it be otherwise, than that those office seekers should be wide awake, seeing who will first get bis hands into the public crib. Among such a crowd of "hopefuls," who have their claims upon "Northern Democracy," it is not to be wondered at that some men's noses should be made bridges of; and that those who are thus run over rough Bhod, should feel sore from the effect of bruises. But woe! to the individual who has spirit enough to kick! Let him but breathe the breaih of dissatisfac tion, and that man is politically dead, unless he turns Free Soiler, for the "good time com-rag-" .... . ... Experience has shown us that the wander ers will return that the bolters will be whip ped in before the election, and the Locofoco who dares to kick in the party traces, is smote hip and thigh and turned out to starve on the thorny wastes of Parly Forgetfulness. These are not the reasons we would wish to influence you,,: We wish you to feel as though some thing more was at stake something else was worth living and striving for except paltry dollars and cents. . REMEMBER, THEN. THAT THE IN TERESTS OF THE COUNTRY ARE IN DANGER. And IF there is but little hope of electing our candidates in this county, there is GREAT HOPE of success in the state elec tion. . - ' The object of the convention is, then, that we may get out the Whig strength of this county, and forget not that although we may be beaten in the county, every Whig vote counta ONE IN FAVOR OF JOHNSTON ; and that if EVERY WHIG VOTE is brought out at the October election, the ranks of Lo cofocoism' will" be made to tremble, and that their leader will have to bid higher than ever for new recruits.. NEXT SATURDAY, the 7th day of SepteniDeiy is the ' dny appointed for the Convention. Let every Whig then exhort his neighbor to turn out let every man come to the determination to work, and the result will show that we need but a few united ef forts to redeem this county from her political depravity. Remember, that, Eternal vigilance is the price of Liberty. For the Freeman.. GO IT, YE CRIPPLES, GO. Clear, clear the track! Sandusky Braves! And see a race- not slow; Betweeti two candidates on hand, Go it, ye Cripjtles go! For Treas'ry Pap, the contest is, Sandusky as you know The limit is within its bounds. Go it, ye Cripples go! One, long the Public purse has fed He cannot it forego; From 'Fremont Post Office he hails : Go it, ye Cripples go! , The other stays on Muskalunge, Sells 'Wild Lands,' 'Farms,' and so Rheumatics bind his nether limbs :' Go it, ye Cripples 70 The one, is trained by secret hands! The signal all enn't know: On this, he bases his success , Go it, ye Cripples go! The other one, is plain, rough-shod The 'Working-men,' him show ; Their suffrages, he humbly seeks, . . Go it, ye Cripples go A The voters-of Sandusky soon Their farors will bestow; We trust like Fhekmes, they will act Go it, ye Cripples go! , ONE OF 'EM. STTho Circus will be in town on Friday next See advertismcnt. " . "' Judge Johnston at Perryslmrgh.; We had the pleasure of attending the Sen atoriid convention on the 22d., aiid of Hearing the Whig candidate for Governor address the convention. ' There was quite a largo num ber in attendance, but not as many as we could have wished, both of whigs and demo crats; and all seemed to be highly pleased with his remarks. The leading questions at issue between the two great parties, in the present canvass, J udge Johnston discussed with the ability of ono who knows what he is going to say, and with an earnestness that was convincing to every one who heard him, that he believed the things he taught r ,.'"' He sshowod, most conclusively, that it was for the interest of the West and North-western portions of the state, to foster Public Im provements. The wealth of any people de pends upon their improvements, and without such works in the shape of railroads, canals, plank roads, fec, the prosperity of a nation is grtatly retarded. Public Improvements are beneficial to the people, or at least to the producer, by bringing the market for his pro duce near home, and thus, in a great measure, doing away with the cost of transportation, which is a dead loss upon the seller, reducing the price of his articles iu proportion as the cost of transportation is high or low. The "Individual Liability" principles advo cated by the Democratic party, are hostile to Public Improvements. Individual effort is not sufficient to build a railroad, plankroad, or ca nal, and consequently, they are to depend up on the united efforts of men who have the capital among them to prosecute the business. This idea in itself, viz : That each member of a joint stock company is liable not only for his own subscription, but also for all subscriptions and debts of the other members of the com pany, is absurd in the highest degree ; and anv man who would subscribe stock on such terms would be a fit subject for the insane asylum. The truth of this matter is.that if the "Indi vidual Liability" clause be inserted in the con stitution, there will be no more chartered com panies, or as the Reformers are pleased to call them "monopolies; and if there be no more united efforts to forward public works, they will not be built, for the time has gone by when the people will suffer themselves to be taxed, or the faith of the state be pledged to forward these national benefits. What then, we nsk is to be the result of the "individual liability" principles if it is not to utterly de stroy all future improvements ? The neces sity of improvement is admitted by the oppo sition, but the plan they have marked out, if persisted in will in the end, utterly destroy the spirit of progress; and the self-styled reform ers will have to mount another hobby to ride rough shod over the good sense of the people. The measures of the Whig party which the progressives are eternally holding up as being designed to make the rich richer, and the poor poorer, was attended to in a forcible manner. The improvements of the system of Common Schools the abolition of Imprisonment for Debt the present Revenue System, are all genuine Whig measures, passed by Whig Leg islatures, and opposed with all the hatred and virulence which has ever marked the course of our "mighty reformers." , These measures, said Jud-re Johnston, the people of the state of Ohio have had the priv ilege of testing. And they have stood the test. Who are the men who are opposed to taxing all the property in the state for the pur pose of raising a Common School fund, by which the poor man's children may be edu cated at the vxpense of the rich? The rich nabob who would feel himself degraded if his children were to be lowered so far as to go to a Common School. Who wer the men who so bitterly opposed the law abolishing Impris onment for Debt? The rich man, who could not then incarcerate some hapless victim who happened to owe him a few dollars, in the County Jail, until the same was paid. And who were the month-pieces of those Buckeye Shylocks in the state Legislature ? The Dem ocratic party. Who was it that fought so bit terly and madly in favor of this relic of Eng lish barbarism in the state Legislature 1 The Democratic party. And these are the men who take so much delight in telling the Whigs that they are endeavoring to make the "rich richer and the poor poorer." The comparative merits of the old and the new Revenue System were touched, upon as also the Currency Question. Judge Johnston expressed himself as strongly opposed to an exclusive metallic currency, and showed con clusively, that the annihilation of paper cur rency would be in the highest degree, disas trous to the interests of the people at large. We have not time to extend this synopsis fur ther, but would say that if the people, one and all, could only hear Judge Johnston speak, they would then be able to decide which was the greatest "booby," Judge Johnston, or the ex-Chairman of the Committee of Public Safety. It was a Speech for the "mass," and we are warranted in saying that every man who heard him were agreeably disappointed. The Illustrated Domestic Bible. We have received No. 4 of the above work, published by Samuel Hueston, New York. This is a valuable and very popular edition of the scriptures, and those who are in want of a family Bible, we think could not do better than to subscribe for this one. Price, 25 cents per No. complete in 25 Nos. - Subscribers who do not wish this work in Numbers, and would like to have it bound when completed, can have it delivered to them, in the various bindings, at the annexed prices: In Sheep, Library style, $7 00 In Half Calf, neat, 7 50 In English Calf.or Moroco.Marbled edges, 8 75 In Moroco, extra gilt edges, 10 50 We have made such arrangements that those who wish to take it in numbers as fast as it is published, can have the whole work for $5,00 payable in advance Specimen numbers can be seen at this Office. - I. M. KEELEB, Agent . .The Railroad Meeting., AVe had. another Railroad, meeting.--at the Court House, last Momday evening.. Almost all the town was present . Indeed we had no idea so mkvuh interest was felt on the subject Delegations from Norwalk and Bcllevue were on hand. Messrs. Stone, Osborn and Wor cester of Norwalk; Kent of Bellevue, Buck land, Otis and Rev. Mr. White of this place addressed the meeting. There was but one feeling manifested by all, viz: we want a Rail road from Toledo to intersect the Junction Road, passing through Fremont, Bellevue, MonroevilhvNorwalk Sic, to some point on that road west of Cleveland. The comparative advantages of the two routes, viz., the Northern and Southern, were presented to the citizens of Fremont in a very able manner by Stone nnd Osborn. The ar guments they adduced in favor of the South ern route wns most conclusive. ' There was not an individual present but felt, that in the highest degree, our interest was identified with the Southern route. Huron county, it is said, will raise $100,000 by individual subscription, and the Norwalk delegation pledged themselves, that the coun ty would lend its credit to raise $100,000 more. Other towns east of Norwalk have pledged themselves to raise 50,000, thus leaving not the shadow of a doubt, but that if our citizens unite heartily with thcm,that funds sufficient to build the road will be immediate ly forthcoming. The citizens of Sandusky county are most emphatically interested in this southern route. The advantages arising from it, would be much greater to us, even granting that we might get the Junction Road continued to this place. Knowing that there could not possibly be any rivalry between the towns on this route, where as on the other hand, we should come in di rect competition with Sandusky city.who would strive to injure us in every possible manner. If the road is to bo of any benefit to us, we want it it located not two or three miles above or below our town, but we should have a de pot here. This the Sandusky city people plainly understand, would be of manifest dis advantage to them ; after using up our sub scription into building the road, they would hardly permit us to have a watering place hero. It is then our interest, manifestly to give aid to the Southern route ; and if our eastern friends do what they have pledged themselves to do, we have no fears, should they not, we would still be as well off then as we are now. We might then trust our fortune to the Junc tion Road, hoping that some time-or other, we might "get our money back." The proceedings of the committee at Elyria, were unanimously approved; and those pres ent pledged themselves to use their influence, to procure the vote of the county, in favor of lending its credit to borrow $100,000, to lay out in building the road through this connty. A committee of thirty was also appointed to canvass every township, to ascertain the feel ings of the citizens on this subject Next Monday the books are to be opened in Norwalk in Fremont on Wednesday, and as soon as the full sum of $50,000 is subscribed the company will be organized, and measures taken for the speedy construction of the work. Let every man then, who wishes to subscribe b present let them go to work energetically in this matter, and in less than 2 years, the shrill whistle of the locomotive will be heard echoing across the valley of the Sandusky. Railroad Meeting. An adjourned meeting of the citizens of Fremont was held at the Court House on Mon day evening Aug. 26. The committee appointed at a previous meeting to attend the Railroad convention at Elyria, reported by Mr. Buckland. The do ings of the Elyria convention may be found in another column of this paper. It having been stated that gentlemen were in attendance from Norwalk and Bellevue, they were invited to address the meeting. Inter esting speeches were thereupon made by Messrs. Stone, Osborn and Worcester of Nor walk, Mr. Kent of Bellevue, and Rev. Mr. White and Messrs. Otis and Buckland of Fre mont. - , On motion of Mr. White, Resolved, That we approve the action of our delegates to the Elyria convention. On motion by L. B. Otis, Resolved, That we individually use our in fluence and exertions to induce the people of Sandusky county, to vote a subscription of 100,000 to the Toledo, Fremont, Norwalk and Wellington Railroad. On motion, it was resolved, that a commit tee of 30 persons be appointed b)'- the chair, to canvass the county, and ascertain the wish es of the people, in relation to a' county sub scription of stock, to a great Eastern and Wes torn Railroad, which shall pass directly through Sandusky county. The following committee was apointed : Bellevue Frederic Chapman, Dr. .D. A. Lathrop. . York John S. Gardner, N. P. Birdseye. Green Creek Wm.Hamer.E.B. Whitcher. Riley James Parks. Townsend A. B. Lindsay. Ballville James Moore, Samuel Hafford, Jonas Smith, James Vallette. Woodville I. K. Seaman, S. G. Baker, Dr. A. R. Ferguson. Washington Samuel Skinner, Wm. Over myer. Scott Martin Wright, James A. Fisher. Jackson Charles G. Greene, Henry Ha vens. Madison Trumbull Holcomb. Fremont Homer Everett, Thomas Pinker ton, Peter Bttrgoon, Sardis Bircbard, R. P. Buckland, J. L. Greene, Rice Ephriam Walters. The proceedings of this meeting, together with those of the Elyria convention, ana a meeting held at Morwalk on the 23d, were or dered to be published in the papers of this town, after which the meeting adjourned. C. J. ORTON, Chair'n. Chester Edgerton, Sec'y . RAILROAD fOM EMIOIV. v Id pursuance of a brief appointment, dele gations'from Fremont, Bellevue, Norwalk and Oberlin, assembled in convention at Elyria, on on the 22d inst, for tho purpose of a prelimi nary organization, to construct a railroad under the provisions of the charter of the Toledo, Norwalk and Cleveland railroad company, also for the. purpose of making an overture to the citizens of Elyria to unite with them in the en terprise.' Owing to the hasty notice of ! tbe 1 convention, it having been determined upon but two or three days previous, no delegates were able to attend from Toledo, but satisfac tory assurances were received that the citizens of that place were identified in their views with the plans and objects of the meeting. The convention was organized by the appointment of F. Chapman of Bellevue, chairman and G. T. Stewart, of Norwalk, secretary. r , On motion, the several delegations present were requested to transmit to the convention, separate statements in writing, of tho amount of stock subscribed to the rail road, and the sum which in their opinion could be further obtained, in their respective places. The fol lowing statements wero accordingly presented : Statement of the Fremont Delegation. The undersigned, a committee on the part of the people of Fremont, state that the people of Fremont have consulted with the people of other parts of aandusky county to that extent that they are satished that bandusky county will vote to subscribe $100,000 to the Toledo, Norwalk and Cleveland rail road company, and we as individuals have no hesitation in saying that we have no doubt but the county will so vote; ana furthermore, that the people of Fremont are pledged in writing, that in case the county retuses to subscribe, then the peo ple of Fremont will raise a subscription of $40, 000. This writing the committee have in their possession. tL f. rluckland, L. B. Otis, Elyria, Aug. 22d 1850. John R. Pease, A. Coles. j Statement of the Bellevue Delegation. The undersigned, a committee representing Bellevue, state that the people of Bellevue are pledged in writing to raise a subscription of $20,000 for a rail road through Bellevue, and in case the county of Huron shall take stock in said road to the amount of $100,000, the sub scriptions of Bellevue shall be reduced to two- thirds; it onlv to hlty thousand dollars, and not $100,000, then said subscription shall be re duced fifty per cent 1 f not $50,000, said sub scription shall only be subject to the conditions and stipulations therein mentioned, and the said writing is herewith submitted. The above shall only apply to effect a reduction of the subscription of those owning property in the mile square in Huron county, or in that part of said mile square; nnd the same conditions shall apply to reduce the subscription of those owning real estate lying in that part of said mile square which is situated in bandusky county, if that county takes stock as aforesaid, and to the amouut aforesaid. F. Chapman. Elyria, Aug. 22d, 1850. B.Wood. Statement of the Norwalk Delegation, No attempt was made in Norwalk to make engagements to take stock, until Friday even- ins of last week.- Our friends at Fremont had been informed that Norwalk would do nothing effectively towards taking stock, and they desi red us, and our people thought it advisable to make a demonstration in that direction. Our first meeting was held on F riday even ing last, and in 48 hours from that time, (ex cluding Sunday) we had $50,000 subscribed. We believe there are not a thousand dollars ot said amount that are' not good, and even the subscriptions we refer to as not being as relia ble as the resedue, will probably be paid. , Some of our most responsible citizens own ing real estate in Norwalk, are absent; yet un der these disadvantages we present you with cash subscriptions to the amount of $52,000. Since arriving in Elyria, we learn that $2,000 more have been subscribed, to be added there to. ' '- When it was first proposed among our citi zens to obtain a subscription of stock from Hu ron county, it was matter of much doubt with the undersigned, whether a vote of said county could be obtained for that purpose. In order to solve this doubt, committees were raised and sent into different parts of the county, as well 10 and 12 miles south of us, as on tbe line of said road, to learn the feelings of the people and obtain stock by private subscriptions, and from the readiness with which they subscribed and the interest by them mamtested, we are now prepared to say that we believe the county subscription can be obtained. - . We further sa3', that in our opinion, it the lo cation of said road is through Norwalk, Mon- roeville, &c, a subscription at Monroeville of over $5,000 can be obtained ; and we were as sured by the people at the center of Wakeman, that a subscription ot between $2,ouu ana 000 can be procured there. C. L. -Boalt, E. M. Ktone, Jos. M. Fai r, W. F. Kittredge, G.T.Stewart, Isaac Underhill, Jairus Kennan. Eben Boa I, C. B. Stickney, J. Beardsley. Elyria, Aug 22d, 1850. Statement of the Oberlin Delegation. The undersigned, members of the Oberlin rail road committee, to the Toledo, Norwalk and Cleveland rail road' commpany : On the conditions appended below, we pledge vou a subscription of $15,000, and we feel con fident that including property subscription of right of way, dec, our subscription may bo rai sed to $20,000. The subscription is raised on the conditions following: . 1. Elyria, Oberlin, Norwalk, &c, are made points, the object being to secure one central road, which shall preclude competition. 2. In case Elyria declines to unite with us in this arrangement, our citizens, by resolution passed last night, expressed their readiness to consider the question of another route farther south. 3. The terms of our subscription prescribe that the road shall pass within half a mile north of Oberlin Hall. As a committee we freely pledge oursselves to do what we can to secure an extention of the limited distance to three-quarters of a mile, provided it is found on a careful survey, that the cost of construction and the amount of grade can be materially lessened by such ex tension. We herewith submit our subscription.hastily filled within less than 24 hours to the amount of $13,800. Henry Cowles, O. R, Ryder, Brewster Pclton, L. Holtslander. Alex. Steel. Elyria, Aug. 22d, 185C. Mr. C. C. Canfield.delegate from Wakeman, Huron county, stated that ho had brought from that plade a subscription papcf which bad been put partially circulated, containing pledg es of $1,350, which Would be increased with further time. 1 - The convention having been informed that the board of directors of the junction rail road company, in which the citizens of Elyria were represented, was then in session at that place, procured to arrange' a form of agreement among themselves, and a proposition to said directors and the ' people of Elyria, to unite their interests in the construction oT the rail road. ; The following was adopted and subscri bed by the delegates present : ' ' ' ' ,? ' Pledge and Proposal. '", '. The following propositions are respecfully submitted to the directors of the junction rail road company and people of Elyria: - - " 1. The people of Toledo, Fremont, Belle vue and Norwalk, uniting with Oberlin, invite the people of Elyria to join them in the con struction of a rail road. 2. That the rail road proposed, tinder whatever charter constructed, shall make To-. ledo, Fremont Bellevue and Norwalk points in j the route, and also Elyria, if the conditions herein stated shall be adopted by the people of that place. ' ' 3. That the road shall be located through Oberlin, or within half a mile of Oberlin Hall, in that village, if the southern route to Elyria, ! or to Rawson's mills, or to any intermediate point shall be adopted, and that otherwise the people of Oberlin shall be absolved from this pledge provided that the Oberlin delegates present at this meeting shall exert themselves to procure a change in the conditions of their stock subscribed, authorizing the location of the route within three-quarters of a mile of the Oberlin Hall, in said village, in accordance with the conditions specified in the statement of the Oberlin committe. . ! 4. That if these propopositions are acceded to by the people of Elyria, it will be required that each of the above named places shall pledge themselves, through their representa tives present to subscribe at least the following sums, presuming that they can and will be largely increased: . ; - "' Toledo and vicinity, . 50,000 " J , "'"'.'. Fremont, ' ' 40,000 Bellevue, 20,000 ; Norwalk, 54,000 ' ' ' Oberlin, ' 15,000- , " . Elyria, ; 50.000 ' 5. In order that a fair judgment may be for med of what said towns and places are able to subscribe toward the construction of said rail road, their committees and delegates present will submit separate statements of the sums al ready pledged to this object and what may be expected from them.' 6. They invite an inspection of Iheir pro tract, and other evidences of the feasibility of the route through the above towns, and Mr. Newton (the engineer, who has surveyed the route from Toledo to Oberlin, and who is here present) will fully communicate any other in formation relative to it that may be desired ; and tbey ask in retun, to be allowed to see the surveys made by the company and people of Elyria. ' -'. - ' - : ' - ' 7. Whether the people of Elyria join them or not, in the undertaking, the undersigned be lieve that the people they represent can and will build the rail road from Toledo through Fremont, Bellevue and Norwalk and (subject to the above named condition) through Ober lin. to a point on the Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati rail road; and they hereby pledge themselves to each other to unite their etloi ts for that object HENRY COWLES, . , BREWSTER P ELTON, LEWIS HOLTSLANDER, ALEXANDER STEELE, . O. ft. RYDER., , Oberlin committee. C. L. BOALT. JOSEPH M. FARR. . .. J. BEARDSLEY, . G. T. STEWART. W. F. KITTREDGE,' i JAtRUS KENNON, CHAS. B. STICKNEY, . E. M. STONE. ISAAC UNDERHILL, .""..' EBEN BOALT Morwalk committee. " F. CHAPMAN', B. WOOD, - ,....,--.. . R. P. BUCKLAND, JOHN R. PEASE, " L. B. OTIS, . . ' . . , : A. COLES. . . . .;. . . Fremont committee. On motion, Messrs. R. P. Buckland, O. L. Boalt, F. Chapman and Henry Cowles, were appointed a committee to submit the above proposal and statement and the accompanying subscriptions, protracts, &c, with all necessary explanations, to tbe said board of directors. . -' The committee having performed their duty, reported that it was determined by said board to locate the route of the junction rail road through Elyria to Sandusky City.' ' ' On motion, of. C. L. Boalt, Esq., it was. unan imously " - Resolved, That we will proceed to build the Toledo, Norwalk and Cleveland rail road on the plan stated in the agreement and that we entertain the liveliest hope of its success ful accomplishment On motion, the proceedings of the meeting were ordered to be published in the Cleveland, Elyria, Oberlin, Norwalk, Fremont and Toledo papers, and the convention adjourned to meet at Norwalk on Monday, the 2d of Sept. next, to take measures for the permanent organiza tion of the company. F. CHAPMAN, chairman, - G. T. Stewart, secretary. -August 22d, 1850. Foreign News. New York,Aug. 28. FN GLAND. . The British Parliament has been prorogued hv thoOnppn. ' The Asia arrived at Liverpool at 7$ o'clock on Saturday morning, ine 1 1 in, aner a very quick passage one of the shortest on record. FRANCE. The National Assembly has adjourned and the attention of the French nation is now prin cipally occupied by the President's tour through the provinces, vvitn some exceptions, he appears to be favorably received by the people. . - DENMARK AND THE DUCHIES. Further skirmishes have taken place be tween the Danes and Hollestieners, in which the latter seem to have come off victorious. There are rumors of an approaching settle ment of the quarrel, under the auspices of Kussia, England and r ranee. Copenhagen letters report that the King of Denmark has committea a leu . uanueu mar riage with a dress maker. SPAIN. . ' The Cortez has been dissolved, and a new election will take place. Lord Holland, the"" English Minister, was well received by the Queen. -: Her Majesty was quite recovered. . ... - r RalI Road Meetfrig;. ., , At a meeting of the citizens of Norwalk. held at the com t house on Friday eiening, 23 inst, to hear tho report of the committee sent to the rail road convention at Elyria, Obadiah Jehset was called to the chair and D. A. Ba ker appointed secretary. , Messrs. Boalt and Farr stated the proceedings of the meeting at Elyria. On motion, Messrs. J. R. Osborn and 8. L. Hatch were appointed a committee to draft resolutions expressive of the sentiments of the people of Norwalk on the subject. Mr. Osborn reported the following resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: Resolved, That we regard the construction 01 the proposed rail road from Toledo tl)roui;h Fremont, Bellevue, Monroeville nnd NorwaTk, toasuitablepointon the Cleveland and Colum bus rail road, as an enterprise of the most im portant character, not only to the above na- meo towns cut to the rich agricultural coun ties of Sanduskj-, Huron and Lorain. Resolved, That we hishlv armrove and do' hereby assent to the act of our delegates and representatives at the meeting held in Elyria, in pledging our people to a hearty co-operation in the immediate construction of the above named improvement Mesolved, lhat the importance and mawni- tude of this undertaking to the county of Hu ron, are such, that we may and do earnestly appeal to our farmers and business men thro' out the county, that they come forward and subscribe liberally to the capital stock of the Toledo, Norwalk and Cleveland rail road com pany.; . , -'.-':,- - ........ .. Resolved, That in consideration of the crcat and rapidly increasing travel between the east and west the winter markets for produce. and the increasing facilities for its transporta tion, we have the fullest confide nee that the investment in the stock of this-rail road will be prafitable. . , Resolved, That the efforts which are made to construct a road through the towns upon the lake shore, we regard as attempts to fore stall and prejudice the improvement we are now contemplating, and made since the friends of the southern road have agitated their im portant work and we will not allow ourselves by artifice or bravado, to be turned aside from suitable exertions to the accomplishment of our purpose. r1 - Resolved, That we believe it necessary to obtain - prompt and liberal " subscriptions of stock at the opening of the books on Monday, the 2d of beptember next; and tor this pur pose, we invite our fellow-citizens in this . county, and a'ong the line, to be present and subscribe themselves, or by suitable agents for that purpose. ' On motion, it was ordered that the chair and secretary appoint a committee of 20 to canvass the county, for the purpose of obtain ing subscriptions to the capital stock of the To ledo, iNorwalk and Cleveland rail road com pany. - : It was ordered, that the proceedings 01 tbe meeting should be published in the papers of this plaee and in those along tho line of the proposed route. r r. ; OUALMAIU EN JSEi, chairman. D. A. Baker, secretary. - o 500 REWARD!! Will be paid for the arrest and confinement, in any Jail of the United Stutes, of ... " GEN, O. HISTOS, Agent for the Ohio Stage Company. Said Hinton was under an arrest charged vi.h robbing the Mail of the United States, ou the 15th inst, and a portion of said money was found on the person of said Hinton, at the time of bis arrest. . He is a man about 55 or 60 years af age, 5 fees 7 or 8 inches high, Weighs 180 or 190 pounds, dark hair, almost black, very fleshy, stout built, florid complex ion, and looks as though he was a hard drink er, but is strictly .temperate. - . jf - - IT - DtM. HASKEfcV ' .-r i ' ' Special Agent P. O, Dep't - Cleveland, Aug. 29, 1850.' ; ". .' . . JST" Samuel Crowell announces himself as an independent candidate for the office of coun ty Treasurer; his announcement will be found in another column. . , Blackwood's Magazine for Aug. is before us. It is filled with the usual amount of val uable literary matter. , As a whole .IMaek wood is not behind any of the foreign publi cations in interest . " . . ' ' ' ' Late From Havana; ''" 1 ' '-,- " New York,' Aug. 24. . ' The tT. S. mail steamer Ohio, Lt Schenck, U. S. N, commander, arrived here at 3 o'clock this morning from'New Orleans and Havana. She left the latter place on the evening of the 19th inst The Georgia from New Tork arri ved there the same day, and the Falcon, from Chagres for Nsw Orleans, on the 16th, three days previous, and was to sail on the 20th- She had a large number of passenger, n Havana was perfectly quiet :.- The i excite ment in reference to the invasion had entirely subsided, and the subject was but seldom mentioned..,.:-'--':-. ..;-..-.:---. ..t.-.; '- The officers of the Georgians and the Su san Iona were yet in close confinement It was the general opnton, however, that they would be soon released. The report in circu lation, that they were condemned to be shot, , was altogether without foundation, and for eigners are now allowed to land without per mits. " - Joseph Taylor, Esq.," a resident of New Or- -leans, died at sea on board of the Ohio. Health of Columbus. ,.,--. t We rejoice to. announce that the health of our city seems to be restored. . There ha been no deaths for the last 24 hours. For tbe 24 hours ending yesterday, at 11, A. M., the deaths were five children, two of cholera and three of other diseases. ' - " - - , We think we can assure our friends that the worst is passed, and that even the bad is over There will probably b"e occasional cases for a. few days; but with ordinary prudence, the., time of danger is passed. " ' ' : Ohio State Journal." Great Fire at Montreal.' - - Montreal, Aug. 24. - A dreadful fire took dace here last night. - in the St Lawrance suburbs, destroying 125 nouses ana zu,uuu worm 01 property. . Portland, Maine, Aug. 24 " The grand train of the Kennebec and Port land rail road as thrown off the track this morning, in Cumberland killing 4 Irishmen, and severely injuring several others. The ac cident was caused by timber and stones, which were placed maliciously on the track. One lady in New Haven has refused to tell the census-taker her age. In revenge,-he put her down at forty, and growing gray at that.