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TO THE YKIGS OF GKIO.
It w known to many of you that the present political campaign was comniencecrunder feel tags of discouragement The State Legisla ture bad bees for two winter a scene of dis organisation, and the state itself an arena for rtisan conflicts, always fierce and much of the time disgraceful. The politics of Ohio had becoma noted for violence and ribaldry. The Whig .party endeavored to stand by the law nd maintain a decent regard for public de corum; but besides their usual opponents, the democratic party, they were held in check by a third organization, containing some valuable nieri and embracing a body of voters respect able for numbers and character. The actors in this organization for the most part commit ted the usual mistake of third parties and neu trals, and by failing to uphold the right, ef fectually strengthened the wrong. - There v?ere also signs of a disposition on the part of few of it trusted leaders to form a perm a neat alliance with Locofocoism an alliance so grotesque as to need disguises, but which was consummated by the delivery of several impor tant offices, State and National, and which looked to a mutual oblivion of principle and iuuiuw concert 01 anion. - -.. Such an unnatural union. could not be en- PMtn ,..ttA Mn.rn. TK H.n ' of the Freesod voters, as much to be respected a any other equal number of voters in the StAtn. hjtva now hpfinm nnrfptlv aware r:f lh design of some of those whom they have trust i ed and put forward, to transfer them to our opponents, who, as a party, are everywhere . scouting the recognised articles of the Free tSoil creed. This admonishes, or ought to ad monish that body of voters to consider seri ously whither they are tending, and to treat . the new organization into which circumstan . ees precipitated them with the same indepen dent which led them to their abandonment of the old organisations to which they were be : fore attached. There seems to be no longer a chance to persuade intelligent men that any ' sound reason is left m existence why honest FreesoU men may not vote according to the 'dictates of their judgment, directly, upon one : side or the other of the great political issues upon which the public opinion of the State is - suspended in reference to its domestic policy. . . The resolutions of the Miig State conven tions of 1848 and 1850; lay down; explicitly , the creed of Ohio. Whigs, both in State and ; National politics.- Our opponents have pre sented tlieir policy in the- hard money resolu tiocsof the 4 th of July trail 'the report of the . currency committee in til a constitutional con vention. Let the people decide bet ween them. ' - We do sot propose, here, to discuss those is isues. Such a discussion by us would be for eign to our -purpose, and out of taste. We ' wish to announce--to you,- Whigs of Ohio, that toe omeps are -with. you,. and the skies are .bright; The. contest which we - commenced under circumstances of depression and gloom. and not because, we expected victory, but be cause we would not-abandon what we believ ed to be the best interests of- the state; nor leave the truth undefined, bids fair to end in a glorious triumph.' We do not speak boastingly, for we know the uncertainty of such tiling , even; where organization is perfect; but we know also that our organization is far from perfect; but we speak, what w believe from ; the best sources of information t command. i -.- We wish now to 'remind y on of those ear Best pledges we made to each other, when you assigned to us thepost which we occupy. - We bare done our duty, and bow call on yon to do jours. ' The few days yet remaining may be made great days in the Whig calendar; and we ask your individual pledgee to try what can be done to restore to the nobie escutcheon of our beloved-state the prestage of a Whig triumph' In the midst of cheering ass u ran- . ces from all quarters, we feel an increased am ietynot to fell abort of a complete and perfect :Work; but the time b now past when we can asect the canvass; tne great cause is com xnitted to your, hands. Its importance cannot well be overrated. Victory is clearly witbtn Muik. Bill maii 1i.ail.ta fnri Iv v-n.,.. -strength" your utmost strength, to secure it? We wish you to be assured that you have no strength to spare; every locality must do its jduty ; but we wish also to assure you, that the cause mores bravely 'on, and the signs are Are the Whfgs ready, then, to bring their full strength to the polls in the Miami valley, that Gibraltar of Whinjery in Muskingum, Boss, the Western Reserve, the river counties, and other districts giving large Whig majori ties, which can be brought out only by a thor ough ORQASiZATiojr! Let every Whig in the closely contested legislative districts recollect that ok vote may elect a member of the Leg islature, who may decide the result in that body for ar United States Senator to represent the great state of Ohio for si,- years, at this, one of .the most important periods in her his tory;' Nor wilt the Whig vote be lost as usual in districts hopelessly Locofoco, but will count in the election of Governor. ' : - ' - The North-west; too, whose claims to a voice in the affairs of oar state have been too locg neglected, will now have a glorious op portunity to teach our opponents, by electing commissioner of the Board of Public Works, that her citizens will not bo : always "hewers of wood and drawers of water" to the demo cratic party, whose conventions have repeat edly trampled upon : her rights. Pass the word then along the whole line, and from now until Tuesday next let every Whig constitute himself a I pedal committee of Vigilance for iua neighborhood. : Napoleon used to say that there was in every hard fought battle a time -when a small effort on either side would ae termine the victory. . Whigs bretheren! lot ns not overlook or forget that lesson. The last week of the contest may decide it Your col ors are in the van ! Rembmber remember every thing, and above all, "Pmh on your column. ' JOHN B.THOMPSON, JOHN GRAHAM, -LORENZO ENGLISH, JOHN W. MILLIGAN, SAMUEL GALLOWAY, s WM. T. BASCOM. - - - THEODORE COMSTOCK, ' : A. B. BUTTLES, ' RP.L BABER, ! SAMSON MASON. ' " THOMAS W.POWELL, ' ' CHAUNCY N. OLDS, - - - WM RICHARDS. .- j Whig Stale Central Committee. 1 Columbus,' Sept 58, 1850. , . THE FREEMAN: - FREMONT, OHIO. J. S. FOl'KE, Editor. . SATURDAY. OCTOBERS, 1850. Whig Ticket. FOR GOVERNOR, WILLIAM JOHNSTON, OF HAMILTOtT COtTHTT. FOR BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS, ALEXANDER O. COSOVEK, OF .AUOLAIZB COUSTr. '-- - . .. - - - FOR SXHATOR, ' - v : JOHN KELLEY,. . Of 0ttwn Co.. FOR REPRESENTATIVE, -SAMUEL TREAT, ; I Of Sandusky Co. FOR TRBASURKB, " ; ' JACOB F. HOLTS. - FOR ntOSECUTIKO ATTORNET", - ' JOHN L. GREENE. FOR COMMISSIONER, ' . WILLIAM OVERM YER, of Washington tp. FOB POOR HOUSK DIRECTORS, fK..r3 Vr.r. WILLIAM ANDERSON.of Woodville. For Year. : NATHAN P. BIRDSEYE, of Green Creek. Locofoco Platform for 1850. The following resolutions were adopted at the Democratic Convention, which assembled in Co Inmbns on the 4th of July, 1853. Let the People of Oiiiit read and remember them : Rtsolred, Thitt with rrrronco to the currency question, tlt Dt-mocnicy of Ohio pla'tits iilf upou the CoiiMiliilion of the United .Stnles. The car rrncy fixed by lh.it instruinent we desire to reatore and enubliah, nd wt will m all legal and honor able infaoa to accomptieh lh:a object; and being? fittcerely opoaed to the existence of Bunks for the circulation of paper niony, we are utterly opposed to any feature Iwiu incorporated into the new Con Ktilutinn, hy which the Li-gislnture of Ohio would have the power to create any bank for the circula tion of paper money. Retnit ed, That we consider it the dnty of all our pnblic officers, after taking the oath to ?npport the Coustilution of the United Stales, to make all pay ments, in their official capacity, in constitutional currency, instead of paper money: and that we es pecially demand from the Board of Public Works, that they convert all paper money which may come under their control into specie, and in thai shape dis burse it. - Remtvei That hanks of eircnlatioa are hostile alike to the equal right of the people, and the prin ciples of sound political ecouoiiiv: that hard money a) the only currency recognised by the con.- titution. the only currency that 'defraud- no man, the ouly carreucy that is expedient and just; and we huld it to he inconsistent with the principles of the party for Democrats- to participate in creating or uphold ing banking institutions. Hard Money Report of tlie Currency Committee in the CatuLitutional Convention, July ith. . "Sec I. The General Assembly shall have no power to create any bank or banking institution whatever, .or to authorize the making, emission or putting in circulation of any bill of credit, bond, check, ticket, certificate, promissory note, or other paper medium, intended -to circulate as money or currency. - - Skc 3. The General Assembly shall prohibit by law any person or persona, association, compa ny or corporation now in existence from exercising the privilege of banking, or e. eating, or emitting or putting in circulation any bank notes, or paper of any description whatever, to circulate as money or currency - -' 'Src 3. The business of banking and dealing in monev shall be free to all, subject to such restric tions as may be provided by law;- but no special privilege or exemptions shall ever be granted to those engatred in such business; nor shall any ier os) or persona, either natural or artificial, ever b allowed to deal in or issue paier monev, so called. JOHN LAR WILL, Chairman." "Thev mav introduce a clause in the new Con stitution pORKVKh prohibitino the establishment of any b.nka uf issue in Ohio.. Will they do il? : " We to th Journal, wo Be To THkal rr thst DO NOT DO-it! The people of Ohio have dr. luanrted, in a voice that a fool cannot nnsouiier- j stand1, that the new Constitution shall fon vr pro hibit Banks and we be to him who shall trifte with this demand. . - : fAshlan- Union. Here it is. fellow-citiX-ns! Read it! Ponder it! Make up your minds. Democrats, how many of you are willing to stand o thst platform. e ' Some of your leadrrs who fear the results ofsuch maniacal and absurd measures, will tell you thai this is not their platform, that it ia only a Whig lie, got dp for electioneering purposes, hoping by it to deceive men from the ranks of Democracy. It is still as it ever has been, the policy of the Locofoco party, to keep the mass, the honest and the unsus pecting of their adherents in the dark, coucealiog from them the consequrucee which will inevitably result from such a mad course. ,Ther true position is beginning to be understood! The drapery which they put on can uo longer cou eeat the carcass that is enrobed! It is plainly visi ble and stands conspicuous iu its naked deformity. Their appeals to the "dear people," will no longer avail ia placing them where they cau rob and plun der the county, state, or national treasury. They are aware of this fact. They are becoming sensi ble of their own misery. They see the PvorLB will ao longer submit to such misrule, and thus they have made a bold and desperate effort, determined that if thoy cannot rule, they willdestroy; they will subvert our free institutions, and bring upon our common country anarchy and confusion. . Read again, their platform! and if you can stand upon and support it yoa will have no just reason to complain of their misrule.' Editor FukkV-ik: - "The man that lights, anil runs (way, .; May huve a chanca another der, ' But he that ia iu battle slain, ' Will never, uv'r, fight again." ; Being unable to canvass the county, call on my frieuds, and rally the "Old Guard," as I had antic ipated, I therefore, respectfully withdraw my name from the Treasury contest. Yours, SAMUEL CROWELL. Muskalange. Sept. 2-ith. ; THAT PLATFORM. We hear from various parts of the. county, the locofocos pronounce the platform which n e publish weekly, a "whig lie." Such folks do not know the corruption of their own leaders. They cannot realize the fact that the lead ers of their party are playing into the hands of the money gougers,to destroy the banks which loan at 6 per cent so that the people will be compelled to pay from 20 to 50 per cent to the gougers. And they do not know os, or they would have known that we would not as sert any thing for a lact, which we do not know to be so. But we can inform our friends in va rious parts of the county, that the editor of the Sindutiky County Democrat has published the same thing, in tin ir own organ. Also the "Weekly Ohio Statesman" of July 9, 1850. Both contain their platform, and they cannot get over it. "Hard money" is the issue, and people ought to know it. The Common Schools of this place place will re-commence on the 7th. Tho male teachers are Messrs. H. E. Clark and C. Fitch, Female teachers. Miss Seaman, Miss MitcheD r, snd Mi Fitch. ....VOTERS, REMEMBER That the Locofoco partv in this State are now pledged, in the tnost public and emphat ic manner, for the abolition of all bank char ters, in violation of contracts solemnly entered into by the State under the guarantees of the Constitution. . . . . REMEMBER That they re pledged for the abolition and prohibition of all our home currency, and the importation of foreign paper, the issues of ir responsible banks beyond the reach of our laws,;thus iilviting tlie piratical incursions ofl money brokers, usurers and' sharpers from abroad, of every name and kind, - REMEMBER That they are pledged for the institution of a State Sub-Treasury, for the collection and disburstnent of all our public revenues in gold and silver, thus withdrawing the precious met als from the reach of the people and placing them in the hands of office holders at home, or sending them abroad to pay tho annual in terest on our State debt to foreign creditors. REMEMBER That they are thus pledged to increase the weight of taxes, by compelling' their payment in gold and silver, as the Egyptian taskmasters, when they sent forth the Hebrews into the fields to gather stubble instead of straw, yet required "that the tale of their bricks should not be diminished." ' . '. ' , L y. r remember' ' That they are thus pledged to increase the value of salaries to Office holders, by making them payable in gold and silver, and at the same time to reduce the wages for every kind of labor among the people to the Hard Money standard of the toiling serfs and paupers ofl Europe. "" ' REMEMBER ' That they are thus pledged to increase the value of all private as well as public debts to the creditor, by causing their collection in spe cie, and in tho same proportion to increase their amount to the debtor, by requiring them in a currency which can only be obtained from the money broker by paying him a heavy premium. -:.!,- -- REMEMBER That they are pledged for the indirect pro hibition of all works of Internal Improvmeht in the State, by making every citizen who con tributes to their construction responsible for all the debts that may accrue from them. - - - REMEMBER ' . ' " That they are pledged for the. abolition of our present Tax law tinder the operation of which the credit of the State has been snatch cd from the-verge of Repudiation, and the public burthens have been equalized; that the Ohio Statesman has declared that "The Democracy have written bepbal upon their banners, in letters of light. To-suppose-that they would, even for a day, when in power, suf fer such an iniquitous, corrupt, and intolerable law to disgrace the statute boot, is a slander upon them." !:. r Huron Reflector. WHIGS! NEXT TUESDAY, Yoa will have still another opportunity to give effect to your long cherished views of State policy. " ' - - You have one of the best tickets that ever commanded your respect' and confidence composed of men whose honesty, capacity, and drra adherance to sound political measures have never "been disputed. From the first to the last, they are men of whom their friends may well be proud. . Will you elect them? and thus give force to your wishes. Will you elect tliemt . and thus re-assert your confidence in the noble . Whig policy which has, within the last six years, restored proud Ohio to her deserved position among the members of the American confederacy raised her credit, enlarged her facilities for trade, and made her the pride of every A merican. , Will you elect them f and thus help to de feat the attempt now being made to destroy your home currency, and substitute for it the vile trash which other States reject to make you tributary to the support, and at the mer cy of the frauds of foreign shavers and tore- establish that corrupt system of plundering and extravagance in which so large a portion of your State dsbt originated. YOU CAN DO IT, if you will I You have the votes, and it only remains for you to see that they are deposited in the. ballot box on Tuesday next! No corrupt combinations of antagonistic fac tions, can overcome you, if you are but true to yourselves ! Don't be satisfied with voting yourselves ; but sec that your neighbor, who sympathizes with you in sentiment, also votes? VOTE EARLY that you may have the day for getting in the votes of others! Milan Tribune. Tbcllailroad Paradox. The Elyria papers say that the Sandusky City Railroad will cost $5,000 pvr mile less than that through Norwalk and Fremont The only difference in cost, is of course in the grading and superstructure, and the whole cost of these on our route, is estimated at 84,000 per mile; ao that if the Elyria Ed itors are correct, the cost of these on the San- dusky line must be $1,000 rer mile leas than nothing! Everyone who knows anything of ! the nature of the country over which the two routes pass, will acknowledge that the grad ing and superstructure on the Norwalk and Fremont line, will be at least one fourth less than on the Sandusky city line. The imagin ation of the Elvria editors, is worth, therefore, about $6,000 per mile, more than the truth . and if they would invest it in their road, it would do the whole job of grading and bridg ing, and leave something besides, for iron and stock. We shouldn't wonder if the combined arithmetic and imagination of the Elyria and Sandusky editors should complete the road without the aid of a dollar from the citizens. Vote for the Rail Road! Rally, WtegSfEally ! - To your posts, do yeur duty.; -The skies are bright victory is hovering over, the field," ready to descend and pearch upon your banner. ! Then, to the post, the conflict, the victofy, then take your repose as conquerers do, on the battle-field. ; Vote the whig tick et and none other trade votes with no man; whatever inducements may be offered, spurn them all. . Locofo coism groans, its wailings are loud and deep; heed them notonward triumph awaits you. If you are active you may secure the election of your candidate for Treasurer, Jacob F. Uults. ' The lo cofocos would willingly trade off ev ery candidate on their ticket to se cure this office, to their party; then look carefully at every name on your ballot; discharge a Freeman's duty, and having discharged it, receive a freeman's reward the consciousness of having DONE RIGHT. - The Railroad Vote. This is not a Party Question ; it i a matter of vital importance to every resident of this county, and you are one and all asked to interest yourself in its behalf. Do you ask what 'it is proposed to do, how the money is to be obtained, and how much our taxes are to be increased ? We will say in as few wordj as possible, the commis sioners of this county have asked you if they may subscribe $1 00,000 to the Railroad, now we think you will say to them, vou may do it ; the bonds, of the county will then be issued for that nmountj they will then be sold and the money raised, for which they will pay an interest of 6 or 7 percent, and lastly, it will increase your taxes $2 for every $1,000; And we will war rant if that road is built you will more than receive yoiir money bark four fold, and if you do not vote for it the price of your produce will be reduced even lower than it is now. Look to your future prosperity, anr! if you have any regard for it, vote For the Rail Road. County Subscription to the Rail Road Farmers Consider, That the price of pork, butter, eggs, fruit, (fcc, will be nearly doubled as soon as the East and West Railroad is constructed through your county. That you will have a cash market for all the products of your industry almost at your doors, that will be open to you at all seasons of the year. UOJNSliEK - That you are only asked to lend the credit of the county for a few years to an investment that will yield a large annual dividend to the county, that will not only refund the small tax required for but two years, but will largely reduce the amount of your future taxes. CONSIDER That it will bring a vast amount of foreign capita! into your county that w ill go upon your duplicate and thus diminish the tuxes you will have to pay hereafter. Think of these things and vote accordingly. Attacks upon Mr Swing. The bitter end politicians at Washington and Ohio delight to slander and vilihy Mr. .w intr. The Statesman but adds another to its many claims to lntamy by lis atlacss upon him. It is surprising that these bitter enders do not manifest a little mere sense. They bad Mr. Ewing before them, on a charge of official misconduct; made and investigated by a bit ter opponent After months of investigation, thev brought their case before a body, the ma jority of whom were politically opposed to aim; I hey dared not record their votes in his con demnation, but voted for Mr. Vinton's resolu tion discharging the Secretary from blame, and the house from the further consideration of the subject With this act, this FACT, staring him in the face, the editor ot the states man repeats the exploded and voted down slander. The people of Ohio will know how to appreciate such conduct Mr. Ewing needs no vindication from our hands. He has lived too long, and has been abused and slandered too much by. such miserable libellers as the Statesman, to be disturbed by these attacks. They but recoil upon the wretches that send them forth. O. S, Journal. Great Railroad Project. Congress has given about 3,000,000 acres of land, to aid in constructing the Chicago and Mobile railroad connecting the Lakes with the Gulf of Mexico. From Chicago it will run to Cario at the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi and thence to Mobile. In a few years this great work will be accomplished. From Chicago to Toledo a railroad is now be- ing built and will be finished next year. The link from Toledo to Cleveland in this mighty chain of commerce is yet to be commenced. Shall it pass through Sandusky county ? Voters what answer will you give at the bal lot box ? o jC3T" Intelligence was received here a. few days since, of the death of Mr. M. H. Petti- bone, formerly of this place. He was one of a company which left Sandusky city last spring for California. We also learn from the Norwalk Reflector, that intelligence was received there last week of the death of T. B. Sturges, Esq., for many rears a resident of Norwalk. He died at the mines, about the first of August ' SAXDUSKY RIVER MIPROTEMEXTr Although the persons appointed commis sioners jby the Legislature to superintend this improvement, have nothing more to do with the proposed Rail Road than other citizens it has been charged, as we are informed, for the purpose of prejudicing the minds of the people against the county Subscription, that the River committee have been guilty of all sorts of misconduct in tho discharge of their duties. Among other things equally false, it has been charged that, certain of the com missioners have appropriated to their own use, a portion of the money raised by taxation, for the improvement of the Sandusky River. To satisfy every reasonable mind that these char ges are- false, we have only say that the law requires that the commissioners render an ac count of their doings to the county commis sioners, which . was done in June,. 1849, and vouchers exhibited for every dollar expended, to the satisfaction of the county commission ers, as will appear by reference to their Jour nal in the Auditor's office. ' Since that time there has been no money expended, except a small turn for removing a sunken vessel from the lower channel, and a small sum paid to Capt Coles, for care of dredging machine, for the reason that a dredging machine could not be procured on reasonable terms. The commissioners have received in all, $7,- 657 87; and expended $d,411 35. - Leaving $1240 Si unexpended. This money was at first deposited in the Sandusky City Bank, at 5 per cent interest, subject to be drawn at any time, the commissioners not knowing how soon they might wish to use it The Bank gave no tice that they would no longer pay that rate of interest It was then loaned to La Q. Rawson and Sardis Birchard, at 6 per cent and the commissioners have their joint and several notes for the amount, to be paid ' whenever the commissioners call for it This money was raised for the purpose of improving the navi gation of the Sandusky River,, and it will nev er be used for any other purpose with our con sent It is the intention of the commissioners to expend the money for that purpose just as soon as it can bo done to advantage.' . In the mean time the interest is increasing the fund. It has also been charged that the money has been improperly expended, and without pro ducing any benefit Is it true? - In the first place, the committee called to their aid the ad vice and counsel of the late Hon.- Rodolphus Dickinson, who had long been connected with the Public Works of the State, and was sup posed to know more about such improvements than any of the commissioners. He assisted in making an examination of the bars and fix ed upon the points where the work was-done. The contract with 'Aaron Higgins was made under his superintendence and advice. Thi money wasexpended with as much economy as possible, and the commissioners have received m other compensation for their time' and trouble, save the abuse of those who make it a point to find fault with every thing in which they have not a hand. " . - Every one who will look at the matter with unprejudiced eyes, must see that this improve ment has already been a great benefit to the people of Sandusky county, and if nothing more should be done, they will be more than compensated for the taxes they have paid. The improvement of the Whitaker Bar is com1 pleted so that the larger class of vessels pass without difficulty. This alone, is worth all the money that 1ms been expended. The low er Bar is not completed, but has been greatly improved. But for these improvements ves sels could hardly get over the bars empty, in the present low stage of the water in the take and bay, it being lower than it has been before in many years. The full extent of the bene fits will not be perceived until ware-houses and vessels are built to facilitate the forwarding of produce. . All these things will come, but they cannot be accomplished in one day or one year, at least by the few individuals who are under taking to bring them about against the oppo sition of those who ought to aid instead of op posing these improvements. JAMES JUSTICE, . JOHN R PEASE, - P. P. BUCKLAND, A. J. DICKINSON, . ; Fremont, October 4, I860.. . - , . Last winter the most strenuous exertions were made to bring banks upon the duplicate for taxation the same as other property. . . Democrat We acknowledge the truth of that state ment The attempt was made. But ' let us see further, the Democrat also says. "The Whigs controlled matters, and their pets are still favored at the expense of the rest of us." This we deny, "The Whigs controlled mat ters;" we ask now, is that likely? for the Lo cofocos had a majority iu the Legislature, The attempt was made; the measure was in troduced and advocated by WHIGS, and it was OPPOSED and LOST, by the votes of the Locofocos. . Such is the testimony of the Legislative records. The assertions; of the Democrat cannot make it otherwise. , jt3T It will be seen by an advertisement in another column, that Rev. F. S. White, will open a Select School in this place, on Monday, the 14th inst For persons wishing to pro paie themselves for teaching, this will be a most favorable opportunity. 'Q . J Hon. T. Ewing of the U. S. Senate, and Hon. A. E. Wood of tho House of Rep resentatives, will please accept our thanks for various documents received from them. We have received from Messrs. De Witt& Davenport, a new Romance by Major Richardson, entitled the Monk Knight of St John, price 50 cents. Tbey intend puplishing a new work once a month. De Witt & Dav enport, Tribune Buildings, N. Y. J. S. Olmsted has opened splendid stock of Goods at his Old Establishment on the Turnpike.. The Judge knows what the people want, and he keeps it for the accom modation of his friends. See advertisement The State Fain " . Cincinnati,' Sept 30. Edtior Ohio State Journal: ' After the little politics the all absorbing theme of conversation is the State Fair. The ball at the Burnet House, on the 3d inst, will be, for the young and the gay, one of the most brilliant fetes of the season. Coleman & Rei ly are making the most extensive and appro priate arrangements. The decorations and scenery on the ground room in the Burnet House, will correspond with the occasion. .That evening will long be remembered by those who will be present The Kentuckians will be over, and united with the Ohioans on the occasion. ' 1 '"' ' I send the above at the request of the com mittee of the State Fair.. The ball is gotten up for the benefit of the Agricultral Society, and editors friendly to the cause will confer a favor by publishing. . : - - Married, at Oberlin, on the 27th ultimo, by Prof. H. Cowles, Mr. M. . B. Bateham, Editor of the Ohio Cultivator, Columbus, to Mrs. Jos ephene Cushing, step-daughter of Profc Cow lea, of Oberlin. : -' -;:.;,- Mr. B. and lady arrived at the Burnet House on Saturday evening, and are busy with ar rangements for the State Fair. g3&" There is no longer any nee d of a per son Tearing a pair of boots that go for dis union of sole and upper, the toes of which gap open wide enough .to swallow the upper end of the pavement, for two reasons, first: Topping & Wegstein are selling them wonderfully low, and secondly, we hain't any pavement to spare. ', Washington, Sept 28. A personal encontrs took place in the U. S. Senate ante-chamber last night, between Sen ators Fremont and Foote. They were sepa rated by the bystanders, and neither received any injury. ' - - . Washington Sept 30. A conference of the two Houses have agreed upon the extension of .the Capitol. A plan is to be selected, and. the work, done under the direction of the President . .. v. . The Foote and Fremont difficulty has been amicably settled. The latter addressed a note to the former, requesting a retraction of lan guage used by him in debate, to be signed by him in the presence of witnesses; and a chal lenge note was left, if he refused to sign. Mr. Foote declined to sign the paper, but address ed a note in reply to Fremont, disclaiming any intention of giving any personal ottenoe, in the language used by him in debate. The friends of both parties considered this satisfactory to fremont, but at bis instance the note from Fremont was submitted .to CoL Benton, who consented to the arrangements The objection able remarks of Mr oote were, substantially, that the plan of the California Senator for the settlement of land titles was a great outrage upon the public. r - ,-. - . . . Washington, Sept 21. The Turkish Ambassador was presented to the President to-day, Mr. Webster being in disposed, Mr. Marsh called for Amir Bey, and took him to the White House. ' The Cabinet and a lhrge audience was present . Amir Bey spoke in the-Turkish . language, which was translated by Mr. Brown. The speech was most friendly and:flattermg to our country. The President made a handsome reply Mr. Marsh, he said, had informed him of the. visit Our country was opened to the- Minis ter. - Our people should be happy to' receive him, and show him Progressive Arts, Manu factures, Commerce, Roads, Canals, kc, and he should be pleased with our mouutains.river, lakes, dec. ' -' ' ;-- -'- Among the visitors in Washington is Hiram Ketch urn, Esq.. who has come there to call to account before the law, Joshua R. Giddings, M. C.; Giddings, it seems, in a note appended to a speech, accused hdwsrc Uurtis and ill- ram Ketchum of being there' ' as lobby mem bers, to buy over members of Congress with Texas bonds to vote for the Texas Boundary bill. Mr. Curtis backed him out by note. Mr. Ketchum came on, to lodge a complaint Of libel against him, and to bold him to bail. But lo, and behold, when the constable went after Joshua, Joshua had fled I There was no Joshua to be found! Joshua had gone home to Ohio to retail his libels there, and by them to wire work in to congress again. T. be con stable returns Joshua non est inventut!-- Joshuagone! ' N. Y. Express. Origin or thb Phrase "Brother Jona than." General Washington placed great confidence in the good sense and patriotism of Jonathan Trumbull, who at an early period of the American Revolution, was Governor of the State of Connecticut . In a certain emergency, when an affair of great importance was under consideration, Washington . remarked, "We must consult Brother Jonathan on the subject1 The result of that consultation was favora ble, and the words of the commander-in-chief passed into a common phrase, applied indis criminately by officers and men iu all cases of difficulty which Blterwards occurred aunng the war. Thus from a constant use of the ex pression, 'We roust consult brother Jonathan,' which soon passed from the army to the peo ple at large, the Americans received from the English that appellation, which has stuck as closely as their "John Bull" to them. The Naval Appropriation Bill passed the House of Representatives on Thursday last, by a vote of 117 to 48, after being amended so as to provide for the abolition of flogging in the Navy. At the ticket sales in Boston for Jenny Lind's first concert, the first ticket was knock ed down at $825 to Mr. Ossian E. Dodge, vo calist The excitement was intense, and pri ces ranged from $6 to $11. '; Bank Rascalitt. The Farmer's Joint Stock Company, of Toronto, has exploded. The money has been paid out freely in north ern Ohio for wheat , ' Milwaukee Wisconsin. -. It is no more than justice to say that the above statement is not correct The notes of the Farmer's Joint Stock Banking company are purchased as usual by Townsend fc Co. and White and Williams, at the usual rates of. dis count Buffalo Courier, r A newspaper has recently been started at Republic, in Seneca county. The editor says that the vUliage now contains nearly 1200 in habitants. t What made Republic but the M. R.&L.E. RailKoad? - -"'-"' .'-'' "-' .- - A Promising Widow. "- : Mrs. Prewett, who, since the death of her husband, has edited the Yazoo Whig, having received an offensive note, replies iu the fol lowing manner. "If the biped that sent us the anonymous letter from Jackson, signed 'Churubusco,' will come to. Ysoo City, and call at the Whig of fice, two noble little boys, one eight and the other six years old, shall tis a leather medel around his neck as a due bill for a good Cog ging they owe him, payable some ten vears ueuue, wilu wmj;uuuu luicrcgi, r - t3T Mind your own business in business hours; call on business men only on business; transact your business in order to give them time to finish their business. ' ifesT Dr. Branders, of Erie, Fa., has return ed home from California after having accum ulated $100,000 during a year's residence in:, that country. ' ' ;,,'' id ' t3T Horace Greelv is talked of fr.r gress in N. Y. City again this falL 1 - - y. The late king of Holland died insolvent his property all goes to the discharge of him debts. His paintings have yielded at auction nearly 100,000 sterling. V " ' J. Death ol an Editor. . ' ' James M. Stevens, editor of the Troy fS. Y.) Whig, died on the 23d inst He was a man of education and talent - The Albanv Journal says that "he bad numerous friends and no enemies; was a man of many virtues and a single infirmity." . Ah ! that "single infirmity." How many such men has it stricken down in the mid years of life! how many even ia the early and beautiful days of youth I - There is no safe ty, but in obeying the injunction of the Holy Book, "Look not upon ' ivine when it is red within tlte cup! : : " . Hay is very scarce in Ohio especially in the northern portion. , In Cleveland, it. is now selling at from $16 to $18 per ton. Many farmers are Belling their cows at from $8 to $10 each. . ; : " ' " v ";- tlf There is a boy down east who is ac caatoraed to go upon the rail way track and imitate the steam whistle so perfectly as to de ceive the officials at the station. - His last at tempt proved entirely successful - The depot master came rushing out to switch Aim off. Jg" The Kentuckey fat boy, whose weight was 537' lbs., died in Albany on Wednesday last, of intermiltant fever. ; - - - t3T The centre of representative popula tion in the United States is gradually working westward, and the present census will proba bly show that it now falls within the limits of Ohio. . -:'--:-. - ' - I '"' The public are cautioned against re ceiving mutilated bank notes of the bank of Missouri, lhey are so cut as to make an ex tra tea dollar note out of ten ten dollar notes. ' ' ' ' . ' 3T The' London Punch, says that the' rea son why editors are so r.pt to have their man ners spoiled, is because they receive from one correspondent and another such a vast number, of evil communications. .. '.,,,"" The senate by a vote of 35 to 19 havo voted $10,000 to pay the " Turkish -ambassa dor's expenses in the United States, i That's liberal. -;':: -, . i i aTt. 5TThe value of watc hes imported into this , country last year, was $1,700,000, as appear from the custom house records. ' . We see from the Boston. papers that Mr. Bigelow, who was nominated for governer of Massachusetts at a primary .Meeting in Boston, declines being considered a candidate for nom ination. '."... -',"-.-- .. .' --'. . " ' - Hay is hay, just now, at, Pittsburgh.'" It was selling, op Friday last, readily at $15 to $18 per ton, and scarce at that high price. . Hard boiled eggs are said to be a cure for love. They lie so heavily , on the stomach, as to make the poor sufferer forget the weight of his heart ' ' " " " " 'You will find no weak claws iq my. ' argument, said the cat to the dog, when her talons hit his nose. -. . -..-r. .,..-: - ' . . O' . ''''-' ;' At the late election man at the polls in Jer sey city whose vote was challenged on tho ground that he was not a citizen of the United States, innocently interrupted the judge .who f was reading him the oath, with. - " - 4Stop judge, let me ask "one question Jay Jersey in the United States." , J . ' I . 'Certainly, said the judge. ; J '.''.''. .'"...'. O, wellgoabead then; I'm all rights.' . tot, r i "' ' ' ' '- ' ' ' The Colurabns papers report considerable sickness and a number of deaths in the Peni tentiary. Disease dysentery. .We saw the Warden yesterday, who said the sickness had abated before he left Ravenna StaK' PREMONT PRICE CURRENT. . ,., COBRKCTKD WXKKLT. - Whaat per bushel ......... Flour per barrel . . ....... . Corn per bushel.... Oats per boshcl. .. Butter per pound1... ...... . 70 , 4 00 , ,,-37 ..90- 8 S CjZZ per dozen ... Cheese per poood Lard per pound.. -Salt per bane II.. ..10 at -' '(J w.Vs5 1 19 - 4 8 Hides pet; pound.,. FIsX seedper bushel.... . Timothy seed per bu . . . ... . , Clovr,.eed per b.... I... ........ . Pork per barreil. ....... ........ . ... Mams smoked per pound..... ....... Beans per boihd .................... Potatoes per bushel.... ....83 - ,. 25 . ..3 00 -.11 09 06 : ..I Off ....37 . 50 .. 25 ..1 S Onions per bushel Apples (rreeu ...... ...... .. . Apples dried.... ........... Besawax per poond., ....... Tallow per pound.......... Staves Pipes per M. ........ Hhdper M - Bbl per H. ...'.. Blackwalnut Lumber par M. ........80' ssT ..$I42 ...81 2l&Deitt0rmenf5, - MoAlister's Alt-Healing Ointment.. It is not often that we allow ourselves to speak in praise of any of the patent medicines of the dav, but owing to the many testimonials of praise that era hear daily concerning ItlcAiister'a All Healing' Ointment, we mast needs say that for ourselves wa . have never used or seen a medicine as rn name so applicable i s this medicine. ' It ia iodeed truly as tonishing to sec what virtue is imparted in so simple r yet powerful a remedy.. For burns, braises, scalds all diseases of the skin, and inflammations are be lieve it bu no eqaal. Call and get a pamphlet in. the bauds of agent. ' ' -. - .. , . j.. ;; . To Let. -,u-..i.. THE STORE and WARE HOUSE aow oeco pted by E. N. Cook, in Fremont.- Possession given the 6th October next. Apply to - - r. p. BUCKLAND.' Fremont, Sept. 91, 1850. . - 29 .