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KALIDA VENTURE .
JAMES MACKENZIE, EDITOR. TtESDAI, NOV. 35, 1844. Tn Whig PowcY.-OilBdoN. On the 7th instant, t moeting was hold in Faneuil Hall, Boston, and Daniel Webster delivered what is doubtless the agreed policy of the Whigi upon our Wester n relations. After complimenting the statesmanlike policy of Sir Robeit Peel, the British minister, at the expence of his own government, Daniel Webrtef proceeds to recommend a Pacific Republic, in Oregon and California. The design of this recommendation is, that pur Government shall yield to England unlimited permission to control the vast Pacific terri tory and make its growing wealth' tributary to her commerce and power.' Now she is held in check by American rights, but the whigs desire that theso rights shall be waived and surrendered, not because it is England's due but because we may, by the assertion of our just claims, bring Upon our country the vengeance of "the great maritime power of England" and ? all the horrors of war, against ' which the spirit of the age is altogether tjpposedt'? : - - - Daniel Webster who holds his political and legal services at the will of the highest bidder, speaks but the craven language of his masters, the money and manufacturing capi talists in both hemispheres. , .That the Amer ican money broker should fear war or any possibility which may lessen his gains is na tural, and that he should be ready to sacrifice public honor and advantage to his quiet will not excite surprise, but that any respectable portion of the American people will hesitate to uphold our national rights, will consent to yield the wealth of the commerce of the Pacific border to the insolent threatenings of Encland. we cunnof believe. Are we never , . . , to discuss a question or have a difference with that haughty power but the sword is to be thrown into the scales of our decision, and her ships and armies shook in gory terror in our faces t Have we not twice v taught them to respect American valor, and can we not, if stern necessity demands it, do M again f It is true the sword should be the last argument in a difference, but if England by her hostile preparations has presented that alternative? with her rests the responsibility of the consequences.- It is England not America that refuses conciliation. ' But the cry of war has been raised too often, and is as premature now as ever. There is not the slightest prospect for war , except our home-bred traitors deceive our enemy into the belief that she can conquer through our distentions. This cry of war ii taken up by our Press as if there was no loss to be sustained but by ns. While Eng land has Canada discontented; Newfoundland with its rich fisheries for a prize; New Bruns wick and Nova Scotia from which to improve the settlement of the North Eastern Bound ary; and the Bermudas and British West India Islands to defend on the south, she is more valuerable than we can possibly be, compact firm, and united as we are. The President is determined to sustain Western rights. He is prepared, like Jackson, in his dealings with foreign nations, to"de mand nothing but what is right" " clear and unquestionable;" and in this position ne will be sustained,even if war should be the result. We have yielded territory in Maine we have left the Caroline outrage without insist ing on redress we have received a tame apology for the insults nnd abuse received by our citizens engaged in the African trade 'and we are now called upon to yield Ore gon. Our concessions must stop some where, and in the language of Cass, "we had better fight for the first foot of Oregon than the last." , . The people beyond the Rocky mountains are one in origin, history, laws, principles, and language with us, and they ought never to be deserted, and cannot be separated from us. The Rocky mountains a half cen tury hence will not form a line of separation more than the Alleghanies do now. HEtP M to a Bank ok I'll have to work. wThe idle drenes who live by their wits are ro doubt in trouble in Piqtia.', Six months ago they tried might and main to get np a Bank and made ouite a lame failure Lately, we see the Mrs; Caudle of the' Register wheedling capitalist, to lend their aid to he money fes speculators of that burgh, to establish a Bank. ; " Piqua is such an excel lent location tho people are comfortably ' prosperous, such a good chance to fleece .!.. ' t.A ffmiKtlaaa tliA nennle have Jieard of the epitaph of orre very much in their situation he caused his caso to be in ecrjbed on his tombstone: "I was well, would be better, loolfphysic, and died,1" If they have good sense they will be content to keep clear of the Bank sharks, hold on to "iheir worldly goods, and let Defrees Caudle main: .uv. i' i till doomsday in favor of that nice labor saving machine a paper bank. ' - , Tun Congressional Journal. The Edi tors of the U. S. Journal will Issue i weekly publication giving itie proceedings of Con- greSsj speeches, ice, during' the ' ensuing session, for the low price off fit cents. The U. S. Journal is the organ of the Young Democracy, and its editdrs are independent and radical in their Democracy, and sound and able friends to true principles. 03 In the city of New York anew" equal rights'" party have sprung up their candi dates received at the late election some 540 votes." Thoir object is the correction of the "monopoly of the soil; and the means pro posed for this purpose is, that Congress shall pass a law giving to every American citizen, without charge, 160 acres of land, upon the condition that he becomes an actual settler. We have no doubt important improvements could be rriade in our land granting system, and the limitation of grants of land to actual settlers, would be a public blessing. Land speculations prove an oppressive burden to the early settlers which should be nbated, even if this was the only evil result, instead of being but a small part of the oppressive consequences. YotNO Democracy. The American Union and the Piketonian repudiate the " Young Democracy" because " twaddlism" has adopt ed it. If tho name was worthless twaddlism would not use it for a cloak. We think, that these respectable journalists have parted with it too lightly. The daw is easily distin guished though he strut in borrowed plumes. The end is not yet. Father Miller says he has made a mistake in depending upon human chronology that the end of the world is not yet, but will bo in 1847. We apprehend his " human chronology" will still deceive him. This fanaticiam has nearly passed away. Tns New Paper at Colvmbus. Tha Bound de mocracy will learn with pleasure that a new jour nal is about to be established at Columbus to uphold correct democratic principles. Tho Press have ceased to look to Colnmbtis for sound views, add no longer rally to united effort j they have attained increased independence in the expression of their sentiments, thanks to the non-committal and conservative course of the Statesman on the subject of Banking. Radical on all the other questions of democratic policy, on this, the real issue in Ohio, it has failed to give satisfaction; while the bitterness with which it has pursued personal resentments has displayed a selfish disre gard of democratic interests which has alienated many. Had the blows it dealt on men of the pur est democracy and acknowledged faithfulness, been but bestowed with half the energy on the common enemy, we should have regretted the proposed movement ; which we no w hail with plea sure. The progress of democracy will be accel erated; and the onward march of right opinions receive increased force. We would call attention to the advertise ment of New Goods, by the Messrs. Cronise, in to-day's paper. An exchange remarks that those who advertise are generally the only traders who sell good bargains. Call and judge for yourselves ftfJ-The news by the Hibernia from England, but adds confirmation to the prospect of famine in Europe, from the failure of the crops, thepota' to especially. - The Arab hero, Ab del Kader, has given the French another repulse, capturing 200 of them. (7- The Washington Union anticipates that Congress will compel Mexico to adopt some defi nite policy, either of war or peace. BANK NOTE LYRIC. Toe following" indorsement was found on a bank bill one of Kelley's serpents, doubtless. Bank bills, it is said, once gold guineas defied To svim in the torrent of trade's swelling tide ; But e'er they arrived at the opposite bank, The notes loudly cried, "iTcp cash-us, we tink.m That paper should sink and that guineas should . swim; May appear to some folks a ridiculous whim; But ere they condemn, let them hear this sugges tion In pun-making, gravity$ out of the question. Sears' Pictorial Magazine. Tho No vember and December numbers of this work have just come to hand. They conclude the volume. The object of this beautiful and nsfiful familv work, is (0 2ive the public sub jects, scenes, places, and persons, of our own and other lands, i lie hrst volume, now com pleted, comes up to the promises of the Pro spectus, and its contents are a rich treat, to the lovers of entertaining and useful matter. The reading matter, descriptive of the Plates, is written with ability, and from the Prospec tus of the next Volume, and the great variety of interesting articles promised, it cannot fail to be a valuable addition to every family library- The editor says;" Like thoso al ready before the public, the now volume of "Sears' Family Magazine," for 1846, will be most splendidly Illustrated with 1'KUM TEN TO FIFTEEN ENGRAVINGS in each number. It will embrace articles on History, Natural History, Astronomy, Geography, Chemistrv. Botanv. Architecture, Mechanics, Agriculture, American Biography, Sfc, 6fc, eye. . The whole number of engravings at the conclusion: of the volume will amount to be tween One and two hundred." We perceive that Mr. SEARsiTers to give a copy of his " Pictorial History op the American Revolution," a handsome volume of 450 pages, with 160 Engravings, to all New Subscribers who will send $2 for the next year which is the subscription price of the Magazine alone. J he " itevoiunon" can be mailed, under the new Postage Law, last -work soils, V ,. For the Venture. TERRITORIAL CONQUEST AND AN ... . .. NEXATION. , .. ....... ,. The love of conquest is the ruling passion of almost every people ia every age. The conquest of arms, of animal strength or du plicity and diplomatic cunning. The object has been the spread of despotic sway, the concentration of power, the glory and ag grandizement of the few, and the prostratiou and brutalizing of the many. These doc trines, so at war with humauity, and which never could and would not now bd tolerated in Europe, if it were not for the besotted ignorance and vice of the people, have been most wisely exclude d from this continent. Our conquests are of a different order. The means we use is the enlightened moral cou rage of tho people. The euds aimed at are of an exalted character. Our conquests are tho triumphs of virtue, of liberty the spread of the holy truths of Republicanism. Every man here is a politician. lie as sumes the responsibility of tracing out the result of any given policy upon the destinies of the country and the world. The most momentous questions in place of being con-' fided to the care and keeping of a political priest, to be kept secret from the people un. til Bellied by the juggling chances of dip1 macy, are submitted at once to the A . and the decree of that auiydt tribunal, like tne laws ot tho Medes and Persians is not to be changed. The annexation of one Re. public to another, which would seem at first to surpass the capacity of all but the master spirits, is eagerly grasped at by the common mind of the American people. They scruti nize, investigate, and resolve. Of course. the investigations lead to various conclusions. One sees in it the germs of happiness and glory; another the entering wedgo of disso- lu tiou, and fraternal discord. These honest differences of opinion form the substratum of our political struggles, and induce the remark so frequently made by strangers to our lib eral institutions, " that we are a nation of cavillers and restless politicians." A clear conviction that certain principles and policy are true, compels the honest and morally brave man to a zealous promulgation of them, and our fierce partizan struggles so far from being indicative of disease in the political body, are so many arguments going to prove the stern, unyielding Republican virtue ot the American people. But little more than a year has elapsed since our country was tho . arena on which were assembled twenty millions of disputants nearly equally divided, to canvass the policy of annexing an independent republic of great. er extent than that of any country of Europe5 (Russia excepted.) All the arguments for and against the measure were presented in the most masterly manner, not to the King in Council, but to the freemnn of the United States. All the real oud imagined local in, forests to be affected by the settlement of the questio n were brought into the discussion to enlighten the popular mind as much as pos sible before the great day of trial arrived. The day came, and passed calmly and peacefully. The work of annexation was consummated, and the Flag of the Union floats out over the new territory, embellished with new stars and stri pes, acquired by the peaceful conquest of tho freeman's ballot and unobscured by a single act ot dishonesty or any thing not in accordance with the most exalted national virtue. Such are the territorial conquests of the New World. How unlike the dismemberment and an nexation of Poland, when the crowned im beciles, who trample under foot the rights of man in the old world, tore asunder the vi tals of the state, and divided bleeding and down-trodden Poland, between tho tyrants by means of the gibbet vnd the stake. Ireland is another specimen of the con. quests of the old world. She was driven in to slavery, through the ignorance, bigotryj and cupidity of her own potty robbers, and the bribery, perjury, murder and rapine, in troduced by the cormorants of England.- The Union was effected in opposition to the will and wishes of nine-tenths of the Irish people. Such are the territorial conquests of the old world. They are the triumphs of vice and the worst passions of the human heart the victories of despotism heralded by tho shouts of slaves and the groans of the oppressed. The American policy is different. Every acquisition of territory here, is a triumph of virtue, of freedom, of tho people, and in this light should be looked upon as a blessing conferred upon the world of mankind. d. A Pertinent Question.--'We were all chil dren once my dear.' 'Lalmal-theii who took care of the babies?' . ' Child, yon talk too much.' Fishing. After two hours patient waiting, Tom says to Jim, 'I've got a bite?' "Ah! is it a trout, Tom?" "No." What is it?" "It is a musquotof" at 25 els. per copy. This alone, for $2 per vol. V'lj ; From the Cadiz Sentinel, ; THE, PEOPLE. : f . The time will come when thq people will know themselves, and the moral sentiments of mankind will triumph over their propensi ties. . " Coming events cast their shadows before," and we believe the period is not far distant when toiling man will rise in the dig nity of his nature and point to the sweat upon his brow as a wreoth more ennobling and more worthy of honor than the coronet that binds the brow of royalty. Democracy, is even handed justice to all, is progressive its march is onward, and when it reaches the goa!-when despotism, the pride of place, the pride of wealth, the pride of power, will cease to exist and man, laboring, toiling man, made in the image of his God, but deformed by tho circumstauces which surround him, will stand up in the dignity of his primal nature knowing his rights, and daring to maintain them, knowing the truth and daring to pursue it then, and then only; will he be crowned with happiness. The truly great men of the earth who have done good to man, and exalted his condition, have uni formly been children of the people. An Alexander, a Cajsar, a Napoleon, may write their names " Great," in characters of blood, I 4 -II . I . . .. uui buuh greatness win oe qonorrea, wnen the principles of true democracy are established upon the earth. Who would not rather be a franklin than a George the Third? a Wash ington than a Napoleon? a Jackson than Cromwell ? The man whoso name is written in the hearts ot the pcodIg. is trulv the. oreat man, and Uc)i great men have always sprung from tfie people themselves. In Literature, m Poetry, in Science, in the Arts, in Religion, the names most renowned and glorious are names ot the children of the people. The wife of a poor carpenter of Galilee was the mother of Jesus the glorious Redeemer chose to visit the earth a child of the people Emanuel was born in a manger. His apost les were called lrom the humblest stations m life, and their names aro higher and brighter .han the stars! jEsod, Terrence and Epictetus, were originally slaves, which shows that even degraded servitude is on ob stacle to the aspiring mind. Who wrote poetry like Shakespeare, and Burns, and Tasso, and Milton and Homer? And these were children of the people. Franklin drew the lightning frem the skies and snatched the sceptre from tyrants, and commenced his glorious career of doing good a friendless printer boy. Little did the British officer think when ho struck the poor prisoner boy, Jackson, tor relusing to do menial service, that he would one day be elevated to the highest station to which mortal man ever attained. When we have read in History of the treatment ot man ot genius by tyrants of the conduct of thoso who lord it over the people to those who would do good to the people our heart has bled, and we would swear anew the oath that history hod taught us " Eternal hatred to tyranny." A mob is not the people, but a tyrant worse than Nero. He who would aid or countenance a mob, in this free country and enlightened age, is tenfold worse than the Athenian who pressed the poisoned chalice upon Socrates, or the malignant Jew that buffetted the Saviour of the world. The people will ever act rightly so long as there is no trammel upon their free judmnenl. " Vox populP is " vox Vci11 only when the people act from the voico in their hearts which ever says, "Do unto otuers as ye would others should do unto you." That divine saying is the Alpha and Urnega ot Democracy, pure Democracy, and Democracy of the bible, and the .Democracy that ultimately will pre vade the earth. Columbus, a child of the people, gave a new world to Ferdinand and Isabella, and was rewarded with a chain and a dungeon. Such is tyranny! But that new world is now tho asylum of the oppressed of all nations, and the spirit ol the Genoese mariner beholds from the skies, the march of Democratic Liberty, which will ere long reign supreme from the Atlantic to the Paci fic, Irom the rolar snows to Terra del Fuego. The" spirit of Democratic Liberty, rocked in the cradle of the American Revolution, is now going onward in its strength "conquer ing and to conquer." No Tyrant's will can bind the unshorn Sampson it marc has with giant strides and with potency irresistible. "No pent up Utica contracts its powers," onward, right onward it will go, until " The whole unbounded continent ii ours," Significant. The Washington Constitu tion of tho 11th said: Improbability op War. The report that the frigate United States is flitting out at Bos ton for tho Mediterranean, seems to discoun tenance the supposition that our goverument anticipates any serious difficulty with Great Britain. The Mediterranean Would be a most awkward place for an American squadron, in case of hostilities with that power. A com plete cul de sac, with Gibraltar and her fleets commanded its mouths, our vessels would re main quietly blockaded in some of its ports during the war, or be captured by the supe rior force of tho enemy. The Union copied the above paragraph, and appended to it the following significant comment: 0O"We have ascertained from the depart ment that tho frigate United States is not des tined to the Mediterranean, and that we have not a single United States vessel,- at this tune, in that sea. Ohio and Virginia. 'Wo understand (snys the Cincinnati Gazette) Governor M'- Dowcll has refused to issue his warrant tor the delivery of the Parkersburgh kidnappers, on the requisition of Governor Bartley. Gov. M'Dowell has also sent a requisition Gov. Barlley for the delivery of the two Ohio citi zens indicted in Wood county, for assisting tho escape of Howarlh's slaves. Gov. Bart ley will, of Course, refuse compliance with this requisition, or in any way to aid the pit- ful subterfuge which led to the indictment of theso men. We should like to see the correspondence made public Ohio States man. v : - : ? r: MEMPIIIS.CON VENTION. This Convention, to which delegates havo been appointed from the Stato of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois; Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Tenues- see. Arkansas, Louisiana, Florida, Alov bama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, and the territories of Iewa'and Texas, will assemble on tho 12th of November ensuing. Its proceedings will bs watched with deep interest. To show the purpose of this gath ering of Slates, we refer briefly to the follow ing. 08 Hfimo rf lUa !htrin.lnh -t ' I ii i ",w "jiiaui uujecis wniCO will be considered: I The Military and Naval resources and defence of the South and West. 2. The-improvement of tho Ohio river. 3. The improvement of Wes tern rivers- 4. Connection of the Illinois river with the lakes, by a ship canal. 5 A Western Armory 6 Military road from Memphis, through Arkansas to the Frontier 7. Fortification and defences of the Western Indian frontier. 8. Western Mails. 9. Marine Hospital on Western Waters 10 Agriculture of the South and West. 11 Manufactures of the South and West. 13. Railroad connection from Memphis to Charleston, S.C., and the connection of tho Atlantic with the Western waters by other proposed routes. Much interesting informa tion will doubtless be developed. - NEW PAPER AT COLUMBUS. ' We understand that arrangements are be ing perfected for the establishment of a new democratic paper, at Columbus, to be inten ded ail the organ of the sound democracy of Ohio. This paper will be managed by sev eral gentlemen of great experience, associa ted with talents of a high order, one of whom has been connected with tha press of the sound democracy of Ohio for a number of years; and will take strong ground on the subjects of the currency and the tariff, as well as other measures in dispute between the Federalists and Democrats. It is to be re gretted that this step has been made neces sarybut when those, who are placed at tho head of the democratic press to give the mas ses light upon all subjects relating to their interests, fail to perform that duty, it be hooves the people to select a medium which can answer their wishes and secure to them what they have a right to except truth, free dom, equal rights, against special privileges and monopolies of all kinds. We augur a most brilliant debut for the new journal and a warm and energetic sup port from the sound democracy of Ohio. American Union. Now that the whies have r?arripil M- chusetts straight-out', Mr Webster can safe-. ly resign his place in the Senate that is. if the anti-Oregon party will permit him to do so. We can't see. however, that the ... dispense with his services in advocating Brit tish claims, British interests, and British right to domineer everv whurn. Tho like' will probably end his political life as ho commenced it, by leading off the opposition iu mo cause oi ins country. uaio Statesman. HT In some of the northern denarimnnta of Mexico, the people suffer so much from the depredations of the Indians, that they have announced to their government, unless assistance was speedily granted them, thev wuum uo uumpeuea to mrow themselves on the protection of the United States. They will be welcom We will reannex' them, and exterminate the Indians who molest them. American citizens must not be assailed by savages. Ohio Statesman. t TEMPERANCE MEETING. The Putnam County Temperance Society will meet at the School House, on Saturday Evening next, the 29th instant. Addresses may be expected from Messrs. Mackenzie and Guthrie. GEORGE SKINNER, Secretary. Kalida, Nov. 25, 1845. SOItlETIIINO NEW IN KALIDA. NEW GOODS. THE subecriberi have just opened an assort ment of S NEW AND CHEJAP GOODS. which they are determined to sell as cheap as they can be bought any where in northern Ohio. Our store may be found at the new stand between McClure'a and Holibaugh's taverns. Amonir our stock may be found, Broad Cloths, Cassimeres. Sattinetts, Kentircky Jeans, Ashland Tweeds. Moleskin, English Merinoe, Cashmere de Coss Mousline de laine, taihcoes of every description from 6i eents upwards; Bleached Sheetings and Shirtings; Brown Muslins, from 6i eents upwards alsoahandsomo variety ofPlaid and Cloth Shawls' Comforters, Florence Braid and English straw Bonnets; Men's and Boys' Cans: Boots and Shn. Groceries, &c. All of which we are anxious to sell for ready pay. Any quantity of Wheat, Oats, Clover, Flax and Timothy seeds; Beeswax, Butter Ginseng, &c, taken in exchange' for goods; and the highat market pricei paid for them. Just give us a can, ana u weao not sell you goods it will not be thersicE of the goods, that keep you from Dur ing. . F. G. W. At W. F. CRONISE. Kalida, Nov. 24, 1845. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. AT a special session of the court of common pleas of Putnam county, the subscriber was appointed administrator 6f the estate of Frederick Cliver, of Pleasant township, in said county, de ceased. All persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment, and those who hove accounts ogainst the same are required to present them promptly for settlement. wHjMAIVI T UKNER, ddnir. Nov 15, 1845. 248cw PETITION POIl DIVORCE. Christian Sellers, ) PUTNAM COTJNTV . vs. J COURT OP COMMON ' A narnln Sellers. ) PLEAS. Amanda Sellers will take notice that Chrl.il.n nn. the 19th dny of November, A. D. 18, tiled in the said Court his petition praying the said Court to grant him divorce from the said Amanda for the following causes to wit: 1st. Thewilful absence of the said Amanda for more than three years. Snd. Adultery. And the unitf Amanda WIIPslso take notice that Deposi tions to be need on the Trml of this esse will be taken be fore competent authority at the office of John Clutter In Morgan Township, Knoi County, Ohio, on the Snd day of February, A. D, 184d, and at the office of the Clerk of com mon pieas in ncwiri Laeaing county, uhlo on the 5th day of February, A. It 1846 between the honrsef nine o'eleck a. tn, miu in v vitoii, k ai. ui snm nay. ,,.. - CHRISTIAN SELLERS.