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1 hundred dollar - .
f Wnt of eatarjr of thwarden
f th rm.mtrery, twelve hundred dollars.
i?o salary o' morl instructor ot the
ftotetrtiery.errt hundred dollars. 1
For ealariea- of deputy warden and clerk
Wptmiteivttary, fifteen hundred doltars.
- For i.-vvueut ot guards, repairs', general
rprtea; provisions and clothing for the
f euitentiary, forty-five thousand dollars. ;
'To th6 state board of agrieultare, three
- thousand. dolbtrT
" For secretary of the state comrnissioner
. efcomion school, the sum of three turn
dred dollars-. - " -
: Vor payment f woli acalp- certificates,
.two hundred dollars. .
';SX:i ,SecvT. -No moneys hereby appropriated
shall be drawn from the. treasury of state
lojr any purpose prior to the time that such
y money, or monoys, shall become due and
.payable to the person entitled to receive
the same. .
a it; The moneys by this act appropriated for
the-support and maintenance of the deaf
: tnu dumb, the bund and lunatic asylums
- jet Columbus, shall be drawn - on the war
,rant of the auditor of State, based on
- poacher, presented for moneys duly ex
pended, whjch vouchers shall be endorsed
iUy th superintendent of the institution in-
vurjug tr&pcutMiure,. hiu siiu.ii aiau us
: - . i . . : ' J i 11 1 1
approved by s member ot the committee
. dinteriai.of the trustees of said institution
Provided, that five hundred dollars of the
r t uin appropriated for each year by this act.
:;- j tortile general -expenses of the asylum of
t the deaf and' dumb: five hundred dollars
;tfofr the i sum-so- appropriated for each year,
r lb the asyIumof the blind: and one thou
t Jiand dollars-of the sum bo appropriated
' j for the lunatio asylum at Columbus, shall
'' be a oontingent fund, to be expended as
may ba required for said institutions; to be
. . drawn quarterly, and vouchers fos the ex
' pendilure of the same to- bo certified and
approved as hereinafter provided and au-
ditecL by the auditor of state.
;.Vv;Tiie money herein appropriated for fin
ishiiig rue new State House, shall be drawn
: j Jirom time to time, on the warrant of the
..'. elate auditor, based on vouchers, for ex
penditures duly incurred; which, voucher
ball be endorsed. by the architect of the
-Jwilding, and approved by the superinten-1
.lni thereof. v
" The moneys herein appropriated for fin
iahing the two new lunatio asylums, shall
. b drawn on the warrant of the auditor.
- Abased on vouoliers' for expenditures duly
. i i - i. t. . -i ti t. . l
- WGUirsu, wiuuif vuugners aiiuu us suuors-
d by the superintendent of the building
;' to which the expenditure was incurred. .
fk There ahall be levied for the. fis-
- cal year A- D. one thousand eight hundred
J.atfd fifty-five, upon the grand list of the
.. 1 state In the manner prescribed by the act
entitled "an act for the assessment and
jUaxetkm of all property in this State,' and
for levying taxes thereon, according to its
ilrae value in money," passed-April ihir
,'taenth, 'out thousand eight hundred and
-iplty-two, tor general revenue purposes, six
- tenths of & mill on the dollar, valuation:
. fbt-commea sehool purposes, one and a
- hall mills on the. dollar valuation: and icr
- raonoot Horary,. purposes, one-tenm ot one
laifllon the dollar. valuation of the property
1'oa' the grand lisr. ' " - - '
''VAiAihtna mi-ttkA jint aula itf HiArfnt nnnn
.icneu - in . saiu iui, twciujr-uvo uunureu
. - ftilollara.."' .-... . . ...
Sec. 0. No money shall be paid out by
v'eason of -any appropriation herein, ex
,!eeding the amount lawfully due.
:lfiaif0rmerpprptfMion Jot ihe erection
nf in intirmirtf CrY lh Iitrintift Avlnm At
" itta.itfM'ha ii4sak':! !iansfairal I A f K A
general revenue fund for the present year.
' Speaker ty ike House ot Itepresenialives.
..itV t - T9amtjft AiT A a. 'a.iiifi ifA I fm
;, " 14 May' 1st, 854.t - ' - v -V
v: Secretahy "of Statk's Office,
, - . yvfriiivui i - 7
.zdu-k WiMtiM-TititviTT'. RpnrMnrv of State
raiinr ctue 01 unio, nereuy cenuj mat
-iltlmtilJ fAa.iiMi la w 1 'la AAAAt1tr ! tflAniArl
tllO lUtrgum . lan m wuntvvtJj vvfi.vu
ff-Am thi nritrfriiil rolli on file in !hl9 office.
.-eVI certify iTiat the foregoin g 1 a w is cor-
: rectlypfinted.' ! J,: B. NOLL,
'- , - - i ; ' Auditor; M. C O. ;
tA Furious Elephant -at Large.
, it has already been mentioned that an
elephant -broke -loose from his keeper on
. ith-5lhMnst.VoA the way from Pawtucket,
- ' 11. I., to 'Fall River; " it was the large
e!epJao'tRsnniba,ef the Broadway. Men
'ftrie.' " The providence. Journal says:
i'-Wbenmboqt' seven mile's from Paw
ff ldcbt ' ba became furious, turned on his
; keeoerV: whothad to fly for; his life and
i." take refuse io a bouse, got free, and rushed
Hreng the foad destroying everything in
1 rii'wv." Meeting - a fiorsa and wagon
tielonfftnft to Mr. Stafford Short, he thrust
-1nr tuk. into tbe horse, and lifted horse,
wacon and rider into the air. He man-
'ftAtit the horse terribly, and icprried him
about fifty Teet, ' and threw the dead body
.tnWa pond.- f Tbe wagon was brokea to
plece ana nr. ?rri consiaeraoiy nun
fire elephanr broke one of hit enormous
tu'skIn this! encounter..' A ' mile further.
f tliW slVnhant.' now prown more furious at
'iacke4 in the same-manlier a horse and
rwi son f with Mr. Thomas W. Peck and
Tftie soh-;f lie broke the wagon and wound
ed tha horse, which ran away. - Mr. Peck
' irii pretty badly hurt in the hip. - .
y, TuaEx Dir Xkb tubeb Nights with
kbt Fooi.A voune ' woman from Bre-
' ,' inen, arrived in New York, scarcely able
'i toapeak - word, of Jinglish, and : pro
-j:eded directly to Wisconsin, in company
i.! with an acatiaintance. to visit a brotlter
' rasidinf there. Having fjnished her visit
-'jhe slartfd back,- with her mend who un
viderstood.the language well.. . On the way
in the confusion incident to hastily ohange
fcVjng earst. sho missed her friend. On she
came however, Not only, was she un
able to speak' a sentence of English, but
;KfSBe waawunoui soem oi money.; ah
' conductor came for her fare; she sh.obl
f -Uer Jieadi and-possibly on account o
lier :gbot Jeoks-he let her pass. Sli
- had too much pride to beckon for food
nod io she continued T oa wiihout any.
. f.Tir'ilv and three iiinhts she wen
Jk without . a mouthful to et.' She .becam
fult si hr stomach, ami could not retain
n 'it thft. oold water which she drank
(Ascribes the sensation -..o...huiigar
j.hi vii.ipe -powerfully intensified., a
-aiawniff" and" Iforribla iu the extreme
ihe. end . of three "davs, she arrived in
Kfw York. She was taken suddenly sick
and fay on her bed for two months. JV. I'
JapanReported Treaty with, the
United States.
The foMowine is a letter in the Times.
dated -' ' . . '
Hong Kong, April I2Ui, 1854.
The mail of the ;24tlt of February is
overdue, and the oatwerd steamer has
been detained 24 hours, as Dr. Boring is
expected to bea pasaenges in the one to
The- most prominent and interesting in
telligence we have to communicate by
this- mail U the authentic accounts of the
successful negotiations of his Excellency
Commodore terry, of the United States
Navy, in Japan; and there is reason for
believing that we may shortly have par
ticulars of the treaty and the ports to be
opened, as on the 27th of March Com
modore Perry was to have a grand meet-
ins near Jed Jo with the Princess and
Ministers of the Emperor of Japan, ap
pointed, i( is said, for the consideration
and conclusion, and rrioet probably the
ratification of the treaty.
- From all we learn, there can be no
doubt that Jpa will be opened to all
nations, and; each have the faculty of
making a treaty. I he United States ship
Saratoga was to be despatched soon after
the 27th for Panama to convey the im
portant news to Washington.
The United States steamer Susquehanna.
arrived here on the 25th ult., and is to be
held at the service of the United States
Commissioner, Mr. M'Laine.
' The ports selected are said to be Ozaka
35 dea. 45 min. north latitude and 135
deg. 26 min. longitude, Matsmaj, in the
Straits of Sangan.
' The Emperor of Japan was dead. A
very old man,' but a new Emperor was
. The report given by the Russian Ad
miral of having made a treaty with the
hmperor, turns out to be unfounded.
The War. .
Thb Danube. Lord Raglan and Mar
shal tsaint Ariinud were to meet Umer
asha at Varna on the 18th of May to
arrange the plan of the ensuing campaign.
1 he tall ol fcilistna was looked lor Irom
ay to day, but no reliable dispatches had
been received later than of date 21st.
On the slock exchanges it was freely
stated for some davs, that the Russians
had carried the fortress by storm with a
oss of 1500 killed, but the statement was
untrue. - A series of engagements were
fought below Basardschik, on the 12ih.
1 3th, 14th and ' 15th May, between the
Russians under' Gen. Grothenjelin and
the Turks under Ismail Pasha, the latter
falling back on Paravady, and thus en
bung the Russians to invest Sihstna.
On May 21st a fierce attack was made on
the outworks of Silistria, which face the
anube, but the result is not known.
The correspondent of the London Daily
News says that after some partial suo-
cesses tne; Kussians met with ,a severe
repulse on the 2 1st of May. X)n 13th
ley made a fierce but fruitless attack1 on
the new fortress of Abdul Medjid, and
ost 1500 If) in killed, whose corpses were
thrown into pits and covered with quick-
ime. -
The Baltic Tlia Paris Moniteur pub
ishes a telegraphic dispatch dated Co
penhagen, evening, Saturday 28th, stating
that three lsntish steam frigates had de
roved the detached forts at llango, with
the loss of only three English, and a few
wounded. the loss of the Russians was
considerable. On 23d, Admiral Napier
was off llango, and was about to attack
le principal fortress.
1 he Black Sea. I he fleets are block
adins Sebastopol. Latest advices are to
May 1 1th. The blockading force at Se-
astopol makes out the Russian force in
ide the fortifications to be Irom 14 to 18
ail of the line, with 15 steamer and 7
frigates ' ' ; " .
On the 11th,. the Turkish Heet. under
Achmet, Admiral Pasha, with Vice Ad
miral Slade, was off Varna, on its 'way to
communicate with Admiral Dundas, and
afterwards to proceed to the coast of Cir-
cassia. ' The three British steamships, un
der,; Sir Edmund Lyons, which left the
fleet on the 5th instant, to cruise oft the
Circassian coast, had returned with in
elligence that the Russians have abandon
d all their forts, as already published.
' The Gbeek Insutt section. Gen Forey
has received, orders to proceed to Con
stantinople instead of to Greece, and
another division to occupy ursece will be
concentrated f at Avigon. . The bands ol
insurgent Greeks who were dispersed
throughout Epirus were being concentra
ted near Ihe frontie'r. They , were' still
maintaining themselves, although they
made no progress. The Paris Moniteur,
indeed, announces that the French gov
ernment has received satisfactory intelli
gence both from Epirus and Macadonia.
and that all the villages in fepirus whicit.
the insurgents had coerced have submitted
to the Turkish commissioner,. Faud El-
fen di.
King Otho is reported to have threat
ened to place himself at the head of the
insurrection, if Foreign troops are landed
on' his shores! but of course, he won'tl
Il is possible, however, that he will with
draw from Greece under protest. A pri
vate letter says that at the request of the
Greek Government a further delay to May
22d had been granted to reply to. the de
mand of the French Government.
The English mail at Marseilles, brings
the Russian treaty with the Affghans.
Russia promised never till the end of the
world jus qu a (A Jin du monae) to inter
fere in the interior concerns of the country
in return for. whickrjromise the Khan of
Khiva, accords to Russia the right to build
fortified barracks in tbe districts of Hour-
cant. The stations named, will be im
mediately occupied uy tne itassians troop9.
The Very Latest, i".
fBv Sub-Marine and European Telegraph
Important from the Baltic Attack upon
the batteries atWitisland -The Allies
, Repulsed Bombardment of Gustavs
varn, but no results." : .
. .We have received the following dis
patch from our correspondent at Berlin
'The 'Journal de St. Petersburg' says
that on Uie 19th. two frigates cannonaded
the batteries at Witisland, and on the 20th
approached Ekenas, but were repulsed.
On the 17th a squadron of two-deckers
anchored off. Hango Head. -
"The Magicienne has brought intelli
gpnee to (Jo pe nil a gen that a portion o
ilie fiWt bombarded Gustavsvarn on the
23d. but without result.
. The French' fleet leaves' Kiel to-day
lor tiitee! days' gunnery practice in balk
Roada." .
Tbe Paris paper. Debates, says. Kins
Otho has, is true, accepted the ultimatum.
and even, promised to form a new Cabi
net, but solely on thA- condition that the
Western Powers forego ; their intention of
occupying the Pyreaus; if they do, he de
clares he will retire irihr the interior and
concentrate his troops. l' ' - ;X
Odessaaccount9 of the 19th throw now
doubts" on the confident statement made
in Parliament, of the existence of a block
ade. Some neutral vessels at Odessa had,
it is said, been chartered to load in the
neighborhood, and that they heard no
thing of a blockade; but, on the contrary,
had been given to understand that ves
sels were allowed to pass into the Black
Sea, unless they had coals or other naval
stores on board. -
Washington, June 12.
Senate. Mr. Weller presented the ioint
resolution of the Legislature of California
sustaining the principles of the Nebraska
Mr. Douglas introduced a bill providing
for the annual meeting of Congress on the
1st Monday in October instead of Decem
ber. The veto message on the insane land
bill was then taken up.
Air. Uass sustained the veto. Voting
against this bill would only amount to a
declaration that this particular bill and all
others making similar grants for similar
purposes were unconstitutional, and would
not extend any further. When he conclu
ded tbe veto was postponed.
Mouse. Mr. Haven moved that the de
bate on the Pacific Railroad Bill close to
morrow at two o'clock.
Mr. Dwight was authorized by the select
committee to report the amendment to
the bill limiting the Northern route by the
same parallel with which the Southern
route is limited, namely, the 37th, and he
moved the consideration of the bill be post
poned to the 2d Monday in December, in
order that, in the meantime, the surveys be
completed. Unanimously agreed to.
Giddings' resolution to expel the editor
of the Washington Union from the Hall
for having published an article which Mr.
Giddings savs was most evidently intend
ed to excite unlawful violence on members
of the House, was taken up and laid on
the table yeas 100, nays
The House' went into committee on the
General Appropriation Bill, and shortly
afterwards adjourned.
Washington, June 13.
House. After a very long debate to-day
the House passed a resolution for final ad
journment on the 14th of August.
Washington, June 14.
Senate. Mr. Douglas offered a resolu
tion amending joint rules of the two
Uquses, providing that the. first session ol
every future Congress shall adjourn at 12
o'clock, M., ou the first Monday in May.
Laid over.
The bill regulating the pay of deputy
Postmasters was returned from the House
with the Senate amendment. The action
of the House was concurred in and the bill
is now passed.
Mr. Walker stated that the friends of the
Homestead Bill would insist upon making
it th e specialbrder of the day until disposed
of. Also that they would endeavor to have
some action taken on the vetoed insane
land bill durmg the present week.
The House resolution providing for an
adjournment on the 14th of August, was
taken up.
Mr. Gwin moved to amend by striking
out the 1 4th of August" and inserting
from July J7th to October 16th."
. After a long debate the amendment was
adopted, and the resolution passed, when
the Senate adjourned.
House- The House went into commit
tee on the general appropriation bill.
Mr. Brooks spoke on the subject of the
Pacific Railroad.''
Mr. Singleton commented severely on
Mr. Fillmore for having submitted to Spain
in relation to Cuban affairs. He spoke of
the various, outrages committed by Span
against the United States, and advocated
a demand for instant indemnity for those
outrages, and an assurance that the like
shall not occur again. Should Spain re
fuse, he was in favor of bringing all the
power of the U. S. to blockade the island
and take possession of it. '
Mr. Latham spoke on the same subject.
le was opposed to acquiring Cuba by an
unjust war. We should not resort to force
until thero was no way to avoid it. If Spain
attempts to lay the Uland waste, to spite
us, and make it a nuisance because we
desire its acquisition, let us enter com
plaint's and abate the nuisance.
Mr. Cobb was in favor of Cuba coming
n as a ripe apple from a tree. He enter
ed his solemn protest against this Govern
ment, or individuals, engaging in unlawful
expeditions to seize that Island.
Alter other .unimportant business the
louse adjourned.
r . . Washington, June IS.
Senate. Senator Pearce, from the Fi
nanqe Committee, reported a (bill for the
settlement of the claims of 1 exas creditors
The vetoed land bill for the benefit of the
insane was taken up.
House 1 he bill increasing the rates of
postage was taken up.
Gerritt Smith offered an amendment
providing that the P. O. Department be
abolished at the end of two years, and
leave the matter of carrying the mails to
private enterpnze, when, he said, it would
be done cheaper and better. Pending the
discussion the House went into committee
on the general appropriation bill, and af
ter a short debate adjourned.
' Washington, June 16.
Senate. The Senate's private calen
dar was taken up. . .
A bill to renew Hiram Moore end John
Hascal's patent for a harvesting" machine
was read and rejected.
A bill authorizing the coinage of five
and ten eagle gold pieces was . taken up
and passed. . .
: Four private bills then passed.
Senate adjourned till .Monday.
, House.- The House took up a bill to
modify the rates of postage. , , ,
Di ving for Gold. The Worcester Spy
states that C B. Pratt, the diver, left that
cijy on Tuesday, with his assistants, to
renew his search after the treasure of th
British ship, of war Iluzznr, . which was
wrecked near Ilurlgate, . in' seventy feet
water, during the revolutionary, war.
About a million of dollars were on board
at the time, which Were destined to pay o
the' troops of the British army then in
the Highlands. :
Spirit flf
Democratic State Ticket for 1854.
Of Clermont County.
. - - Of Butler County.
07 lion. W. Shannon will please ac
cept our thanks for a copy of the Statis
tics of the United States Census, 1850,"
and other valuable documents.
07" After a session of five days the
Court of Common Pleas, for this county,
adjourned early on Monday morning of
this week. But little business was trans
acted. There were but two jury causes
We Were pleased to learn that there was
no business for the Grand Jury, which
adjourned after being in session a few
hours. This was also the case at the late
terms of the court in Belmont and Guern
sey .'counties. Evil-doers have become
dissatisfied with Judge Alexander's admin
istration of the criminal code, and have
left for parts unknown.
Democratic Convention.
It will be seen, by reference to another
column in to-day's paper, that the Central
Committee for this county, have called the
Convention for the '.ast Saturday in August.
The candidates to be placed in nomination
this fall are a Representative in Congress.
Probate Judge, a County Auditor, a
County Commissioner, and probably a
Board of Directors for the County Infirm-
ry, now in process of erection.
With regard to Probate Judge it may be
roper to add that the commission of the
ptesent incumbent, who was appointed by
the Governor, has had effect since the 23th
October last.. The 13lh section of the 4th
rticle of the Constitution, under which he
was . appointed, declares "In case the
ffice of any Judge shall become vacant.
before the expiration of the regular term
or which he was elected, the vacancy shall
be filled by appointment by the Governor,
until a successor is elected and qualified:
and such successor shall be elected for the
unexpired term, at the first annual election
that shall occur more than thirty days af
ter the vacancy shall have happened."
t will be seen, therefore, that the commis
sion of the present incumbent expires this
fall. The term of Elihu Morris, late Pro-
ale Judge, would not have expired until
the second Monday of February next;
consequently a Probate Judge must be
elected on the 2d Tuesday of October next
to fill out this vacancy -of three or four
months from October to February, and
also for the regular term of three years,
commencing tne second Monday of Feb
ruary next, i But of course, (as with our
present candidate for Supreme Judge,)
the same individual can be a candidate for
and fill both this vacancy from October to
February, and also the regular term.
Interesting Correspondence.
We publish below a letter from J. B.
Noll, Esq., of this county, and the reply
of Gov. Shannon thereto. It will be seen
that the Governor explicitly declines being
a candidate fdr re-election. This deter
mination, although many of his friends
desired that it might be otherwise, was to
be expected, after the action of the Barnes
ville Convention two years ago, and from
Gov. Shannon's well known desire for the
harmony and success of the Democratic
VVoodsfield, O., June 5, 1854.
Hon, W. Shannon Dear Sir: As the
time is approaching when the people will
begin to consult as to who'will be candi
dates for nomination before the next Dem
ocratic Convention, for this Congressional
District,! have thought it not inappropriate
to address you on this subject. ' Many of
your old friends desire to know whether
you will be a candidate for re-election
An answer is, therefore, respectfully soli
cited. Yours, with respect,
Washington City, June 12, 1854.
Mr. John B. Noll Dear Sir: Your
favor of the 5th instant, desiring tp know
f I will be a candidate for re-electioVi to
Congress, is now before me, and in reply I
lave to say that I will not.
At the Congressional Convention, held
in Barnesville, on the first day of Sept.,
1852, at which Col. Walton was nomina
ted as the Democratic candidate, one of the
delegates from Belmont county offered the
two following resolutions: .
"Resolved, That as the counties of Bel
mont, Guernsey, Monroe and Noble con
stitute the 17th Congressional District, and
are each entitled to their full share of Con
gressional honors, that each county is en
tilled to the nomination of a candidate for
Congress for one term during the present
apportionment; and that said counties
hereby pledge themselves to each other
that in whichever of said counties the said
candidate is nominated at this Convention
or at any subsequent Congressional Con
vention for this District, such countv re
ceiving said nomination will not present a
candidate ipr nomination until one shall
have been taken from each of the other of
said counties... . . . .
r ?' Resolved, .That no person shall be a
candidate at this or any subseauent Con-
gressional Convention of this District, who
will not pledge himself to sustain the fore
going resolution." . .-
These resolutions met with my approve
at tne time, ana received, l believe, lb
unanimous vote of the Belmont delegation,
and were adopted by a large majority in
the Convention. f They were offered and
adopted for the purpose of restoring har
mony in the Democratic party, and remov
ing that jealousy and distrust which had,
unfortunately, existed between the several
counties ot the District for several years
previous; the result of which had been that
our District, although decidedly Demo
cratic, had been represented by a Whig
for the our preceding years.
So far as I am concerned, I consider
myself in honor bound to adhere to these
resolutions in good faith, and I shall do so.
I will do no act which may be calculated
to disturb the harmony of the Democratic
party, and re-open those fueds and diffi
culties which had proved so disastrous in
previous years.
I will take this occasion to tender to my
Democratic friends in the District, and es
pecially to my Democratic friends in your
county, mysincere thanks for the gener
ous support which I have, on sli-occasions
when a candidate, received from them.
You are at liberty to publish this letter.
1 have the honor to be,
Yours, with great respect,
A fusion between the Whig and Freesoil
parties is to be consumated, if the labors
of some of the leading Whig and Freesoil
papers can accomplish it. In fact an effort
is to be made to unite all factions and par
ties that stand in opposition to the erreat
Democratic party of this country. A State
Convention is called to be held in Columi
us on the 13th of July, to inaugurate a
Party of the People!" Now what is all
this for? Is it to promote any great inter
est of this State to compel the Banks, for
instance, to pay taxes as the private citizen
s compelled to do? Is it to take into consid-
ration what is to be done when the over-
rown money power has become above the
Constitution and laws "of Ohio? Or is it
to declare that the people of a territory are
incapable of self-government; or that Con
gress shall dictate to them by what laws
they shall be governed?
We do not believe that the Democracy
of this county, or of the State, are prepared
to forsake their old organization or their
old friends, and unite with the Whigs and
reesoilers. What good could be accom
plished by it? Do they expect to repeal
the Nebraska-Kansas bill? No. There
s not a man in the State, who is aware of
the organization of the Senate of the Uni
ted States, who will for a moment contend
that that can be done. There is in that
body a majority of two to one in favor ol
the bill,, and there, is no prospect of a
change for many: years to come. VVhai
then is the object of this new party? W
confess we can see in it no other object
than that of "spoils," or that, those now
out" of office may become the 'in8."
t is simply, then, a war of the "outs"
against the ins." And into this war the
eaders of the whig and freesoil parlies
will endeavor to draw the rank and file of
their parties. But, unless we are much
mistaken, there are hundreds and thou
sands of old line whigs who will depreeate
any such movement. They will enter into
no arrangement out of which they cannot
come but with "a loss of both strengh and
reputation." Hear what that sturdy old
whig paper, the Pittsburgh American, says:
" The Whigs, more particularly of Alle
gheny', have everything to lose and nothing
to gain by 'wandering in mental blindness
Irom their own firm and broad plaifocftid
and the principles and- spirit of their'or-
gahization, to lake ground on any of the
ephemeral and narrow planks of the isms
arising always around ms. No move, ol
this kind can ever be made without a loss
of both strength and reputation, as such
mo ves will ever be regarded, and justly, as
a partial abandonment of our own ground,
or an admission that it is no longer tenable
and requires this particular, new issue to
prop it at the time. Does any Whig ad
mit of this unsoundness of his party's con
stitution and its damaged state?. .Such a
thing will be scorned by every Whig.
Why then do they apply to it the unseem-
y and unsightly patches of every new col
ored ism that rises?"
On the subject of the fusion" ;the
Statesman and Democrat says: ,
The evidences of a general and con
certed effort throughout ' the country to
consolidate all the factions which made
up the opposition to the election of Pierce
and King, are constantly multiplying.
Fusion is every where the order of the
day. All the malcontents, whose appe
tites for political power have been quick
ened by a protracted abstinence, are mar
shaling their forces under the banner of
alone idea to make common cause against
the Democratic party." Whig and Free
Soil editors, but recently engaged in acrim
onious strife, are every where consolida
ting or co-operating. Whenever, as in
Connecticut, the opposition elements can
overwhelm the Democracy by combina
lion, they form alliances and divide the
patronage. In our own otate, the coali
lion between the incongruous elements of
the opposition, appears as substantial as
the famous reconciliation between Mr. and
Mrs. Micawber and the twins.
The Ohio Slate Journal and other
kindred prints have apparently struck the
flag of Whiggery, and now regard only
fusion, and spoils. That paper "asks
not for the co-operation of the Free De
mocracy or of the Old Domocracy as
distinct bodies," buUt invokes "the De
mocracy of numbers, the friends of liberty
every where,' and all parties, to' take hold
of this work " &6. r The DISORGANI
ZATION and CONQUEST of the Demo
cratic party is the object sought by the
Stale Journal heme entirely indifferent
as to the means or the tools employed for
the purpose. Accordingly, he Journal
and all the Whig. Free Sod and Abolition
papers of Ohio, heartily indorse (he call
iaaun dbv Messrr. Giddings, Wade and
others, from their head-quarters at Wash
inpton. for a State Convention to assem
ble in this city on the 13th proximo, for
the purnose of fiohtinir the battle of the
i - o o .
Nebraska-Kansas bill over again, and-of
organizing an exclusively sectional party.
The. Cleveland Herald says that at this
forthcoming Convention will be t'inaugU'
rated the parly of the People." And the
L,eaaer ot that city responds, "We are
ready for one for the inauguration of the
farly of the People, and, burying all dif
ferences of the past, and all divisions of
the present, will labor with our neighbor.
and with the true men of every party, to
insure its triumph in Ohio and in the na
tion." And what is the object of this
'People's Party?" What practical end
is to be attained? Can any one engaged
in the movement indulge a reasonable
hope that the repeal of the Nebraska-
Ivansas act can be accomplished? Wo!
the object, the practical end, is the re
surrection of Whiggery under a newname,
and the gratification of its thirst for the
spoils of office. There are good men en
gaged in this movement, who are unques
tionably governed by nigh and pure mo
tives; but when they discover that the
whole thing is only a scheme to overthrow
the Democratic parly, andL,to restore the
supremacy of Whiggery, under its new
alias, they will refuse to lend themselves
to the intrigue.
Many democratic papers in this State
that warmly opposed the repeal of the Mis
souri Compromise, are now as warmly op
posed to any "fusion" of the Democratic
with the Whig and Freesoil parties. The I
editor of the Statesman "and Democrat, on
this subject, says:
"We were opposed to the re-opening of
this slavery agitation by the repeal of the
Missouri Compromise. We continued to
oppose it until the passage of the bill ren
dered opposition unavailing. But no ra
tional man can for a moment entertain the
thought that any effort for repeal can be
successful. We are opposed to this out
cry for repeal, for reasons similar to those
which led us to oppose the disturbance of
the compromises. The best interests of
the -country demand that this sectional
controversy, and these efforts to establish
sectional parties, should be arrested by the
indignant frowns of the people. . .
"This idea of making the law organizing
the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas a
basis upon which to establish a political
party, is one which never would have en
tered the minds of any but politicians of
the most desperate fortunes. There are
live issues before the people of Ohio, di
rectly affecting their present and future in
terests; and from a consideration of these'
issues, no considerable, portion of the Democratic-party
will suffer themselves to be
led off into a chase after this Nebraska
ignis fd'.uus, which has risen at the beck
of Whig and Abolition politicians, who are
seeking only a political resurrection.'
The Steubenville Union, a paper which
steadily opposed the Nebraska bill, now
says: : ' . :
"We feel satisfied that the further agi
tation of this question in the. hope of se
curing a repeal, will result in no good. It
will only serve to add fuel to the flame o!
sectional strife , and commotion,, and oe
stroy, perhaps, for. all time to come, that
peace and harmony which should prevail
between the dilterent sections of our coun
try.'! V ' m .
The Mt. .Vernon Banner, another Demo
cratio paper that opposed the Nebraska
bill, says: ;t .-''"' -;V: ;;
"We did. not advocate the passage of
the Nebraska bill we considered thai
there was no necessity' for a renewal ol
the everlasting negro controversy, in this
country. Although never an' admirer of
the Missouri Compromise, yet we were
willing to see it remain.undisturbed, rather
than throw the country into a new state ol
excitement. We were, anxious that the
compromise measures of 1850 should be
a finality .to the whole subject of slavery
"13ut while . such were and still are our
feelings, we are free to say, that we do not
anticipate the slightest dangerto the coun
try. frprr the passage of the NibrasJca ,b'ill
hfoUTzh- both branches orLonsressv- t lie
only' evil it can do is to excite the fears of
alarmists, and. afford tood .. tor lanatics
riie;e is nothing whatever, in 4he bill tp
disturb the repose of a sensible-man'. for a
single moment., ' , , ' 1 4 v,
Whilst collecting the foregoing extracts
we were handed a call for a ."Politic?
Meeting' for publication, ; which wflFlte
found in another column ' It -seems that
an effort is td be made in. this county to
form a : fusion" party,; - The leaders ol
this movement will endeavor to swallow up
the W tugs and Free-soilers and as many
r .i l : ' 'i.
uemocraia as incjr cbii. uui w very inucu
doubt their success. The .people are not
to be led astray by every cry of alarmists.
They tnust;be" persuaded thai some good
. . ; -' . i k ' m V
s to resultlo somebody, uetore aTryuch
movement will 'receive countenance from
them. - - . -'-v 1 " ' '' ' -;' '
For more definite (?). information as td
the objects of this "Political Meeting" we
refer to the advertisement.; rl;."; ; -
Drowned. At 1 0 o'clock, last n ?ght.
while the Wheeling and Parkersburg mail
packet "Courier" was lying ai Suafish, a
deck passenger named little, who was
walking upon the lower guards of he boat
caught his loot upon 'a rope, and fetTover
board. Although a plank and a line were
thrown to him and boat sent after him, he
could not be saved. --:;--: '
Deceased was rather an old man. He
came aboard at Bull creek, and said he
was going to Pennsylvania. He had wilh
him a gun and a small bundle of clothing.
When the Uourier left qunrish. men were
engaged with a seine, searching for the
body. - , ':;:Mr-:-ir''::l'vtf::
-; Another man' was drowried a few miles
below Sunfish,'fro,m a' boat; on t Wednesday.'-
We 'could- not learn bis" name.
Wheeling Argv. 1 .' '. i' . ;:
The name of the man downed below
Sunhsht" reierrei Jo vibav rwaa Shermafr. j
tie, io company, wun; some Oiu oiner im-,
migrants, firbrn Germany, on theif wa-te
this county, when sc short distance below
SunfislC in the liurry and confusion inci
dent to getting ready to land, fell over
board. The deceased Was a single man,
about 23 years of age. ' His body -.was
found near Baresville, and after an inquest
was held, waa decently interred,' ;. v
v- ft7 The -telegraph is out of order, and
we arej consequentfyV Without late news.
0$r We conclude the public atio'n, tlii '
weekj. of-auch laws as the proper officer
of this county have ordered published. "
We have been requested to re-publish thw
liquor law. We may do so before long.
The Fourth, at plarington.
The Fourth of July will be celebrated!
at Claringion , by a public dinner, to which
all are invited. It is expected that an ora" "
lion will.be delivered by Rer-.loHN ,Mc-
Ma hon. A Brass Band will be present on'
the occasion.- -';c-: '-.7-3i .
The Janan ETTtArlltlnn'. '
Ou. Eastern exchanges, received . las!
evening, publish an extended arid exceed
ingly interesting narrative of Commodore
Perry '8 second visit to Japan, and of th
auspicious result of his negotiations.
I he reception extended to Commodore?
Perry was extremely cordial and friendly.
and thn JnnnnpA nnnoar In kaw. .iv.k m.
r i ..-
their seclusion from the worldTwifh a coedl
grace if not with an entire willinsnes ' r
1 he accounts show that every 'point on
which the Commodore insisted was yield -ed,
and the good will entertained toward ',
he expedition and the people of the United
States was earnestly manifested. They
ave agreed to open two ports, Simodi in -
Niphon and Hakatam on the Island, to
American commerce, and to substitute
uuitri a ii i icqb fiuuuiu un luunu incDnrfni,:
ll -.1 .1 A L c t : !
ent. They also agree to treat with kind- '
nesa anv Americana whn mav r.nimm imnnir -
J J .. . -V
them, and to furnish water and provision y
for all American vessels that may1 visit
amaIs ...... . 1... n .. n t .1 ' C . 1
uuoia g iu uo giameu lur Ainericaii ;
Steamers. . It, is stated that Com. Perrf
proposed to extend the privileges thus con
ceueu, io outer nations, out me Japanese
refused. 1 hey also denied that any con
cessions had been made tp the' Russian.
The expedition has thus abundantly
vindicated the wise statesmanship and fora-
! . .1 . . . .. ......
sigiu uiai onginaiea u, wnust its execu
tion has evidenced on the part of Com
mod ore Perry an ability and discretion
u ii .: a - l .U J!- '
uiai ui mi , lines uiuveu ruuai iu (iiv eia
ties committed to him. -Wheeling Intel.
Cholera and Small Pox.'
The New - York Post of Mnnrlav
By a report which appears in another
column, our readers are apprised of tha
prevalence 01 iwo alarming eptoemica, .
the cholera and the small pox, at the Quar ?
antine on btaten Island, and that the col
lector of ilia nnrt has hppn innilr,inl Kv
the piessing representation ol 1he Board
n I llaaltK r. t.m ..n t ... n I .
ijb.lllll IV 111 UJ inu I - wall
nuuacs uciuiigmg ,iu iiio geijerai govern
ment for the acconimodaiioit of the sick.
u . . i i . .i ,
It is also pretty well ascertained.: that th
cholera has" prevailed fo'a ereatef'or'leaa .
extent, tor more man a lortnight .in Uio
heart or 'our city, and an impression Ma
vans iiiui ii ,a uii.uiB mcreass.i . . . . ,
The Post adds some remarks in ravarrl
to the unhealthy influences of the present
weather, which are worthy of attention:
a no o o w ti ,a pamvuiaiir ..UIHATVTMIw '
In liAultU lliA anlilAn fKa.n.A aI
' "-rv
lure which are ocduring almost daily; th
Irequent rains and the unusual dampnes
at night, ere all pathogenetic influence,
against which unusual . precaution should
be taken. ; ;.The weather in this citr at '
present is very much like that whioh pre
vailed throughout the' West India lalawda
last winter, and caused a greater tnorw
tality from malignant fevers and eholcrn ;
than' had been experienced thera bttpif.:
' '.-. :
William Walker, Late Pbesident '
ofr ;jths RepcblkJ' of ; Sonora."- When; .
the desolate ex-Pi;esident was editor of tho
Crescent1, in lliis'rifv 'lira niiniin1 iimnU. '
meht Was abusing and, denouncing fillibus-
t8rism2 r; He was the especial friend of th
Spanish consul on' an occasion when fUlU
uusier leetuig iiiuua iia lirsi explosion la '
tbi city. lie had an intense borf6r'of th
whole system. Heiwas then a. niceVto
dious, scholarly jwung , man, full of fcil!
and bitterness, ready with the pen, arid ev. .
identiy ambitious of cubing a. 6gur in th
worluved.itoriau'v-c -;v, jvr
;:Jle was" alwaya'estierned an honorable,
highyminded and honesl manV-"His faulta
re'eesslveanityn'aihe overbearieK
temper,' and air utter, went of practical aa ''
gacity and worldly tactf r jtlla talent jftrn
more than -ordinary; his imaginative d .
reasoning faculties "are stronglydeveloped.
His personal deportment. Wea'feina'rkablj,
quiet j reservted'iarid rather gravel A small,
arid eyes of; light, green, a drawling, alow.
measured tone of voice and a beftri by
no.nearis' grand, or impressive, made tip
the phyrique of this, redbubtabla ' eentla-
man, whom the Jeaira and imagination of
the Mexicans have converted into naac
ond Attila. ili9 venerable father and asti'
malile lamilv now rpaulA in lih,iu. rv
Oir A lad , a feed about U. named Nwebw
r A i . SllT 1TTI1 'h a a.',llAA ' I, m rrAmimrt .(m V'
oing ine ,.in au,T net waen ., oaransviu . n -
HMiimoiuii.. vii 4is il aw nrraunn . m am
fessed 4jat he had taken S66 Irom tb
mai i Bui ... m i nn nan . i nrn mw - aa . a .
number ol letters, v Ue w employed ia
carrying the mail between Sarahsvilla and
Washington. Ut.
; BALTtMORfi TbtfACCO. M AtXET. Thert
continues a good demand for Tobacoow
Sales of 250 hh Ohio ,at full ' pricea ai
lafti wfiPK. . unio. voou 10 nn vmiav. in .
15.50; d6., spangled, , t.oaM.0f ''ih;
dium do 6.25aS7f common di6w7SaC5,75;
fine reds 7,25a$8,25: 'good, dV"7aC7,i
medium do 5,50a55,75: common dolCs!'
75j greeri and nondescript 5,25aS5.0.r
The inspeclions of the wek arc 6$8'bhd.
61 Md, 41,7 do Ohio; 17f do Ky.' total
1,316 bhds.-oun wthi v ', ?:s ; v ,;f .
TTTl. ai1Imi l-l k feknf. - '- ' A V
BOtte rt ne gs -no Jia ie; ro 11 . 1 x 1 j -.. -,, .
star 25c: sperm 400; . , v"..- :V. .
'': Co6ee Java,Governnerit 16a17c; Cifi
i2al2o.: ' ; ;--V;:.- V
" ,Feath6ts-4)a45c-scaTO ll ?
i!n-,?i"Jrv.J.J . ii --..J
u Mo1BeaTflw Orleans 26at7o, U!l,
era firm".1 SorJar; Houie 43o. ' e 1 v.w -H
. rrovisionsonouiaera aaieai6a"l
'side 8 6a7Jhams,sugarcUrd 10c;cou; V
ti;y'f)c, Lard bbls;?, kego. jf
' . ' Pot atoes-i-Blue ; mesh anica 4ib$ W de
iu.iu, ii Dtiipiirciii. s - - - " .- .r
, oeegs ciaxseeu vl,yu,lur,Vt9Ttr
StK Ofl- rliill. '. - : : ' J-- -;" J
.'' Salt 52.60 Kan awhn 40 per oosUl,
uujuq hbwi viwauf pwr -VIOe
good, sales at ifafijc by hhd; and
by bbl:Gaee, 16t. v

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