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JO EM 1 Jl JUo Published by James Harper. "Truth and Justice." At $1 a in Adraiiee. Yolume XV. Number 47. GALLIIOLIS, OHIO. OCTOBER 23, 1850. Whole Number 775.. THE JOURNAL. I published every Thnrsday morning BY JAMES HARPER. 7 Telegraph Building,Pblic Square. ' Terms: I copy one year.paid in advance, 91 50 1 if paid within the year, 2 00 Fob Clubs Four copies, ZS 60 Six " 8 00 Ten " IS 00 The person getting up a club of tew "will be entitled to one copy gratis, so long as the club continues by his exer tions. The cash, in these cases, must invariably accompany the names. Advertisikg: $1 One square 3 insertions, Each subsequent insertion, One square 6 months, " " i year. To those who advertise larger a libe ral reduction will be made. From the Louisville Journal. The Response of America to the Greeting The Response of America to the Greeting of Jenny Lind. BY C. S. PERCIVAL. I give thee a welcome, thou Bird of the INortn. To my green, sunny shores which have waited thee long, Where true hearts are beating that bow to thy worth For the Land of the Free is the Coun try of Son?;. Notes, sadly discordant, too long have 1 beard From my brave-hearted sons, who should ever agree; But Discord is hushed at thy coming, sweet Bird: My sons are at peace they are list'- ning to thee! My spirit accords with the spirit of Song, Ana minstrels gigantic await my command, The chorus they make floats sublimely along. Stil! sounding my praise in a sym phony grand. Niagara sings to my listening ear, And the waves of two oceans make music for me Fit anthem for gods on Olympus to hear; But I hear it-Dot now 1 am list'ning to theej GALLATIN, Tenn., Sept. 20, 1850. A Female Army. The King of Dahomey on Western Africa, has a standing amy of 5,000 blacks, hall of whom are females. The Kin? takes great pride in his female army, and they are selected with an eye to beauty of proportions, and look, of course, magnificent in their peculiar uniforms. Marriage alone is for bidden them. In all services requir ing hardihood and intripidity, these Amazons are said to be foremost and successful. How a Jackass became Respected. Laku, King of $iam, being awaken ed from sleep and saved from assas sination by the braying of an -ass, commanded, in theordor of his grat itude, that all mankind should be call ed asses. The story tells us that whenever an ambassador from Chi na came to the Siamese court, the master of. ceremonies proclaimed '.Most potent Laku, absolute Lord of the universe, King of the white El ephant and keeper of the white Ele phant and keeper of the sacred tooth! a great Jackass! from China Las come to speak with your Majesty." or to A Mfdical Duel. A quarrel be tween a general officer and a physi cian in Paris has provoked some lit tle laughter. The learned professor of the medical art feeing challenged by the son of Mars, claimed the priv ilege of choosing his own weapons, and proposed that lots should be drawn which of the two should swallow a drachm of arsenic, plead ing his perfect ignorance of the small sword and fire-arms, to which, of course, his adversary was duly ac customed. The objection raised by the seconds of the military man was that the doctor was acquainted with the antidotes and means of cure. The reply was, that the challenger was necessarily acquainted with the probable nalnre of gun shot wounds, who had great experience and skill. Fortunately the friends interfered, and the affair has been settled with out poison, pistols, or poniards. A uhest of Counterfeiters. In formation of the arrest at Oquawka, III,, of five counterfeiters, and of the seizure of a large quantity of bogus motley, was received by our police yesterdy. St. Louis Intel., 10th. , Ah, . toy good fellow,' said one man to another, slapping him. famil iarly on the shoulder, 'you're one of the men we read off How sof inquired the other. Where did you read of mef In the police report, to be surelV The roan we read of drew his fist, bat the ether was at a safe distance. t or or of Fugitive Slave Bill. AM AC! to amend and supplementary to the act entitled "an act respecting fugi tire, from justice and persons escaping from tbe service of their masters j" approved Feb ruary 12th, 1793: Sec. I. That persons who have been, or who may hereafter be, ap pointed commissioners in virtue ol any act of Congress by the circuit courts of the United States, and who, in consequence of such appointments are authorized to exercise the pow ers that any justice ol the peace or other magistrate of the United States may exercise in respect to of fenders for any crime or offence against the United States, by arrest ing, imprisoning, or bailing the same under and by virtue of the thirty third section of the ad of tbe twenty-fourth of September, seventeen hundred and eighty nine, entitled "an act to establish judicial courts of the United States, shall be and are hereby authorized and required to exercise and discharge all the powers and duties conferred by this act. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the superior . court of each organized territory of the United States shall have the same power to appoint commissioners to take ac knowledgments of bail and affidavits, and to take depositions of witnesses in civil causes which is now possessed by the circuit courts of the United States; and all commissioners who shall be appointed for such purposes by the superior court of any organ ized territory of the United States, shall possess all the powers and ex ercise all the duties conferred bv law upon the commissioners appointed by the circuit courts of the United States for similar purposes, and shall moreover exercise and discharge all the powers and duties conferred bv this act. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the circuit courts of the United States and the superior courts of each organized territory of the United States, shall, from time to time, en- arge the number of commissioners with a view to reasonable facilities to reclaim fugitives from labor,' and to the prompt discharge of the duties m posed by this act. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the commissioners above named shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the judges of the circuit and dis trict courts ol the United States, in their respective circuits and districts within the several States, and the judges of the superior courts of the territories, severally and collectively. in term time and vacation; and shall grant certificates to such claimants, upon satisfactory prool being made with authority to take and remove such fugitives from service or labor, under the restrictions herein con tained, to the State or territory from which such person may have escaped or fled. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of all mar- hals and deputy marshals to obey and execute all warrants and pre cepts issued under the provisions ol this act, when to them directed; and hould any marshal or deputy mar shal refuse to receive such warrant other process, when tendered, or use all proper means diligently to execute the same, he shall, on con viction thereof, be fined in the sum f one thousand dollars to the use of such claimant, on the motion of such aimant, by the circuit or district court for the district of such marshal; and after arrest of such fugitive by such marshal or his deputy, or whilst any time in his custody under the provisions ol this act, should sum fugitive escape, whether with or without the assent of such marshal his deputy, such marshal shall be able cn his official bond to be prose cuted for the benefit of such claim ant, for the full value of the service labor of said fugitive in the state, territory or district whence he es caped; and the better to enable the said commissioners, when thus ap pointed, to execute their duties faith fully and efficiently, in conformity with the requirements ol the consti tution of the United States and ol this act, they are hereby authorized and empowered, within their coun ties, respectively, to appoint in wri ting under their hands any one or more suitable persons from time to time, to execute all such warrants and other process as may be issued by them in the lawful performance their respective duties, with au thority to such commissioners or the persons to be appointed by them to execute process as aforesaid, to sum moif and call to their aid the bystand ers, or posse comitalus of the proper county, when necessary to insure a faithful observance of the clause of the constitution referred to, in con formity with the provisions of this act; and all good citizens are hereby commanded to aid and assist in the all or as so or as prompt and efficient execution of this law whenever their services may be required as aforesaid for the pur pose; and said warrants shall run and be executed by said officers anywhere in the state, within which they aie executed. Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That when a person held to service or labor in any state or territory of the Uniied States, has heretofore, or shall hereafter escape into another state or territory of the United States, the person or persons to whom such services or labor may be due, or his, or her, or their agent or attorney, duly authorized, by power of attorney in writing, acknowledged and certi fied under the seal of some legal offi cer or court of the state or territory in which the same may be executed, may pursue and reclaim such fugi tive person, either by procuring a warrant from some one of the courts, judges or commissioners aforesaid, of the proper circuit, district, or county, for the apprehension of such fngitive from service or labor, or by seizing and arresting such lugitive, where the same can be done without process, and by taking, or causing such person to be taken, forthwith before such court, judge or commis sioner, whose duty it shall be to hear and determine the case ol such claim ant in a summary manner; and upon satisfactory proof being made, by deposition or affidavit, in writing, to be taken and certified by such court, judge or commissioner, or by other satisfactory testimony, duly ta ken and certified by some court, magistrate, justice of the peace, cr other legal officer authorized to ad- ministeran oath and take depositions under the laws of the state or terii tory from which such person owing service or labor may have escaped with a certificate ol such magistracy or other authority, as aforesaid, with the seal of the proper court or offi cer thereto attached, which sea shall be sufficient to establish th competency of the proof, and with prool also by affidavit, ol the identity of the person whose service or labor is said to be due as aforesaid, thai the person so arrested does in fact owe service or labor to the person or persons claiming him or her, in the state or territory from which such fugitive may have escaped, as afore said, and that said person, escaped, to make out and deliver to such claimant, his or her agent or attor ney, a certificate setting forth th substantial facts as to the service or labor due from each fugitive to the claimant, and of his or her escape from the state or territory in which such service or labor was due, to the state or territory in which he or she was arrested, with authority to such claimant, or his or her agent or nev. to use such ieasonable force and restraint as may be neces sary, under the circumstances oi tne case, to take and remove such fugi tive person back to the state or terri tory from whtnce he or she may have escaped as aforesaid. In no trial or hearing under this act, shall the testimony of such alledged fugi tive be admitted in evidence; and the certificates in this and the first sec tion mentioned shall be conclusive of the right of the person or persons in whose favor granted, to remove such fugitive to the state or territory from which he escaped, and shall prevent molestation ot said person or per sons by any process issued by any court, judge, magistrate, or other per son whomsoever. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted. That any person who shall know ingly obstruct, hinder or prevent such claimant, his agent, or attorney, any person or persons, lawfully assisting him, her, or them, from ar resting such fugitive from service or labor, either with or without process, aforesaid; or shall rescue, or at tempt to rescue such fugitive from service or labor, from the custody of such claimant, his or her agent or attorney, or other person or persons lawfully assisting as aforesaid when arrested, pursuant to the authority herein given and declared; or shall aid, abet, or assist such person so owing service or labor, as aforesaid, directly or indirectly to escape from such claimant, his agent or attorney, other persons legally authorized aforesaid, or shall harbor or con ceal such fugitive, so as to prevent the discovery and arrest of such per son, after notice or knowledge of the fact that such person was a fugitive from service or labor as aforesaid, shall," for either of said offences be subject to a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars and imprisonment not exceeding six months, by indict ment and conviction before the dis trict court of the United States for the district in which such offence may have been committed, or before he to ses the or the anr the the be, be the proper court of criminal junsd.o tion il committed within any one of the the organized territories of the United States; and shall, moreover, forfeit and pay by way of civil damages to the party injured by such illegal con duct, the sum of one thousand dol lars for each fugitive so lost, to be re covered by action for debt, in any of the district or territorial courts afore said within whose jurisdiction the said offence may have been commit ted. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, 1 hat the marshals, their deputies and the clerks of said district and territorial courts, shall be paid for their services the like fees as may be allowed to them for similar services in other cases; and where such ser vice are rendered exclusively in the arrest, custody and delivery of the lugitive to the claimant, his or her agent or attorney, or where such supposed fugitive may be discharged out of custody for the wantoj suffi cient proof as aforesaid, then such fees are to be paid in the whole by such claimant, hh agent or attorney; and in all cases where the proceed ? r i- - ings are neiore a commissioner, ne shall be entitled to a fee of ten dol lars in full for his services in each case, upon the delivery of the said certificate to the claimant, his or her agent or attorney; or a fee of five dol lars in cases where the proof shall not, in the opinion of such commis sioner, warrant such certificate and delivery, inclusive of all services in cident to such arrest and examina tion, to be paid, in either case, by the claimant, his or her agent or attor ney. The person or persons author ized 1o execute the process to be is sued by such commissioners for the arrest and detention of fugitives from service or labor, as aforesaid, shall also be entitled to a fee of five dollars each for said person he or they may arrest, and take before any such commissioner as aforesaid, at the instance and request of such claimant, with such ether fees as may be deemed reasonable by such commis sioner tor such additional services as may be necessari y performed by him or them: such as attending at the exami nation, keeping the fugitive in custody, and providing him wilh food and lodg ing during his detention, and until the final determination of such comnis sioner; mid in general for performing such other dutips as mav be required by such claimant, his or her attorney or agent, or commissioner in the premises. such fees to be made up in conformity with the fees usually charged by the officers of the courts of justice within the proper disjrict or county, as near as may be practicable, and paid by said claim ants, their agents or attorneys whether such supposed fugitives from service or labor be ordered to be delivered to such claimant!, by the .final determination of such commissioner or not. Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That upon affidavit made by the claim ant of such fugitive, his agent or attor ney, after such certificate has been is sued, that he has reason to apprehend that such fugitive will be rescued by force from his or their possesions before can be taken bsyond the limits of the state in which the arrest is made, it shall be the duty of the officer making the arrest to restrain such fugitive in his custody, and to remove him to the state whence he fled, and there deliver him to said claim nt, his agent or attorney. And to tliia end, the officer aforesaid is hereby authorized and required to em ploy so many persons as he may deem necessary to overcome such force, and retain them in his service so long as circumstances may require. The said officer and his assistants, whi'e so em ployed to receive the same compensa tion, and to be allowed the same expen as are now a lowed by law for trans- portation of criminals, to be certified by judge of the district within which the arrest is made, and paid out of the treas ury or the United btates. Sec 10. And be it further enacted, Tha' when any person held to service labor in any state or territory, or in District of Columbia, shall escape therefrom, the party to which such ser vice or labor shall be due, bis, her, or their agent or attorney may apply to court of record therein, or judge thereof in vacation, and make satisfac tory proof to such court or judge in nca tion, of the escape aforesaid, and that person escaping owed service or la bor to such party. Whereupon the court shall cause a record to be made of matter as proved, and also a general description of the person so escaping, with such convenient certainty as may and a transcript of such record, au thenticated by the attestation of the clerk and seal of the court beir.g pro duced in any other state, territory or district in which the person so escaping may be found, and being exhibited to judge, commissioner or otber officer authorized by the law of tbe United States, to cause persons escaping from service or labor to be delivered up, shall held to be full and conclusive evi dence of the fact of escape, and the ser vice orlatar of said person is due to the partv in suoh record mentioned. And upon the production by the said party of j other am lurther evidence, if necessary, either ora1 or by affidavit, in addition to what is contained In the said record of it to of set ble are identity of the persons escaping, ho or she shall be de'ivered ud to the claim ant. And the said court, commissionpr. . . , juage or ower person authorized bv this an u gram ceruucaies io claimants of fugitives, shall upon the production of the record and other evidences afore said, grant to such claimant a certificate ol bis right to lake an- such n-r-nn identified and proved to be owing ser vice or labor as aforesaid, which certifi cate shall authorize such c aimant to seize cr arrest and transport such per son to the state, territor or district from which he escaped: Provided. That nothing herein contained shal' be con strued as requiring the -production of a transcript of such record as evidence as aforesaid. But in its absence the claim shall be heard . and determined upon other satisfactory proofs, competent in law. Approved September 18, 1850. MILLARD FILLMORE. The Great London Fair of 1851. This is the age ofgreat improvements. The strife between nations now is. which shall get up shows on the most gigantic scale. Some years since, we remem ber an exhibition ol arts and manurac- tures at Paris, which occupied a vast building and several acres of ground. This display probably suggested to Prince Albert the idea of a mammoth British exhibition of arts, which is inten ded to throw all previous spectacles, at Pans or elsewhere, quite into the shade. We perceive by the last arrival that preparations for the great exhibit on in London, next year, of the arts and man ufactures of all nations, are still progres sing with great energy. The cost of the building to be erected for the show in Hyde Park is rated, at the lowest esti mate, at about S600.000. Not less than 250 plans were sent in from all quar ters; and the one finally fixed upon is believed to possess in the greatest de gree the two capital requisites of conve nience and safety. The building itself will be a more cu rious sight than anything it will contain. Its sides and root are to be constructed mainly of plate glass and iron. cover 18 acres of ground; to be 100 feet high, and to contain 8 miles of ta-' ?.:.-! ii is in ,rui In bles. 1.200.000 feetof nlto nU 94 miles of putter, and 9,0(XV00 pounds of iron. I he original intention was to j surmount the whule with a vast dome,! larger than -'t Paul's, bul this has been ; abandoned on account of the expense, ' which wotil'l be 870,000 additional. It ' is calculated that at least two millions of people, from nil parts of the world, will visit the exhibition in the course of six during which it will remain open. which at za cents, me proposed lee ot i -n-ii o rr.." : admission, will yield 500,000. Th is .n.,M , i. . i a .- r d ; would not be a bad operatio i for Bar-ii num. All the British artizans and me-! 7 chnnics take a lively interest in the -how, and are eager for on opportunity to dis-1 the products of their skill and labor with those ofother nations. Prince Al bert, the projector of the scheme, de votes himself to it with a degree of ap. plication and zeal, -which has called forth the public approbation of Cnb- den and other statesmen. Sir Rob ert Peel was one of its most effica cious promoters. Many of the lead ing statesmen and nobles of Eng land have also heartily entered into the plan; and there is every reason believe wi h such supporters, that will be carried out on a scale not unworthy of the vastness of the de sign. Liberal inducements are held out foreigners to participate in andi compete for the munificent prizes of the exhibition. Every facility is af forded for the safe conveyance of their products, and one half of the whole area, or nine acres, set apart for their exclusive use. The prizes are S 120.000 and will be awarded without distinction of country. Ev ery nation in Europe, not excepting Turkey, is making preparations 'to send to the exhibition of 1S5I their rarest and most elaborate specimens art and manufacture. Every quarter of the world is also to be represented there. Among us large preparations are making for contributions to the great show of all nations, no less a space than 80,000 square feet have been apart lor the exclusive display of Yankee Motions, which is more than has been assigned to any other -coun except France. We should be glad to have our own countrymen bear away the palm in this honora contest, but we fear the British in useful, and the French for the ornamental departments, will give them a pretty hard pull. Be the result what it may, itjs certain that these peaceful rivalries of the arts the noblest which nations can engage in. 1 hey are in all respects preferable to the sanguinary and brutal rivalries of war. consideration,' Tuhnelinq the A lps A Turin letter to the editor of the London Times, savs: "I am told that the great project of piercing the Mount Cents for a monster tunnel, has been abandoned, and that a new line, con necting Balse with the subsisting rail road from Genoa to Turin is under to the J less the a iron of or was and and nal First with state The heels, that been gers boxes of Incidents and Particulars of the Explosion of the Kate Fleming. The pilots and others of the crew of the ill fated Kate Fleming arrived here Saturday. The pilots at the wheel were Miller Feiguson and Mr, O. Strander, the latter of whom, af ter the explosion, found himsell in the middle of the river. Ferguson fell to the lower deck, together with Capt. Dunham and others. One poor fellow was lying beside him with his legs and neck broken. Fer guson received but a slight contu sion in his face. lis immediatalv proceeded to clear the wreck, audi was the" last man to leave the boaL alter launching Lapi. Dunham, whose leg was btoken, into the river on a plank, and thus swam with him to the shore. Capt Quarrier, of the Jas. Hewitt. who was passenger on the boat, wus blown into the river uninsured, ex cept having a few slight wounds on hi lace and head. He at once gal lantly swam to the stern of the boat, and was most assiduous in his exer tions to save the ladies. Phillip Hacker, pilot of the Gen. Lafayette, who was on the boat, swam ashore with Capt. Bon t lev's trunk. Capt. Bently was slightly wounded. A Mr. Thornly, of Miss., was very dangerously wounded, and a negro woman of his, who was in irons, was drowned. The- body of a man, supposed to be Mr. Iluchioson, was found at the wreck. The robberies that were committed were maJe by four Irish deck passen gers who got on the boat at Evans ville from the steamer Shamrock. They rifled the trunks of several lady passengers, as well as of others, and cut out the pockets of the dead, be sides stealing the coats and other clothing of persons who swam ashore, ho villains iiiu villains ncin tuUlMir. UCU UU ID . . . . P ' . r ;- irees. strinned and whinnpil. or mh. . ' . T " f r er lynched severely. 1 wo ol them nirf Innln ma a raBt m. .. LI.. " 17"-"? - -V nandiei r,ut irom all accounts did no?et half enough, 1 ne explosion was undoubtedly ,he result of gross carelessness on the part of the engineer. The boil- ers evidently had no water in them, ahd the supply pipe must have been choked while on the bar, and the moment the boat went into deep wa months ter and her pump had free communi- ,;,, ...;,u ,u l ,:i ,i cation with the boilers, the sudden ,, ( i. . , ., current of cold water, in hot ers near- , , . . , , , l a ?,te he:x' causei the "P'0 V?n-an J the misery which followed, na.1 l',ere was no water in the boil play ers is evident from the 'act that of the lage number who were blown overboard, or afterwards rescued fiom the wreck, not one was lound be badly scalded. The larboard boiler alone is be lieved to have first exploded, ahd the severest injury done to the boat pre vious to burning, was found to be on that side. 1 he entire social' hall, in cluding bar-room, clerk's office, state rooms, and everything over the boil ers, was blown to atoms, and in an instant after the first flash of steam wus seen, the whole forward part of boat, including several state rooms in the cabin, were either thrown down upon the boilers or . 1 . - .1 . rwi. ariven io iragments in me air. 1 he boat immediately took fire, and in than three hours was burnt to waters edge, together with the entire cargo, books and papers, and large amount of baggage, die Capt. Bently, of the steamer Gen. Lalayette, with others, rescued the chest, which was opened, and found to contain everything there deposited uninjured. Capt. B. had $2000 in the chest. Judge Paschall, Ark., had a purse containing four five hundred dollars in gold, which returned io him. Others had smaller sums; and the boat's money valuable papers were also safe, not materially injured. a on he Lou. Cour. Can it be True? The editor of the Eansville Jour- in giving an account of the ex plosion ol theAae f lemxng, says: "The horrible accident occurred through the gross negligence of the Engineer, who was playing a strumpet, and allowed the boilers to iret red hot, and in this water was pumped into them. two pilots were in the pilot house at the time, but escaped seri ous injury." The editor of the Owensboro Amer ican, on authority of Mr. John B. Adams, of that place, who was a pas senger on the Kate Fleming, says: The engineer, as soon as he could, reached the shore and took to his and it was well perhaps he done so, ns he would have hung had the enraged passen caught him. It is said that as the trunk and were taken on shore, a baud outlawed Irish would seize them to the of in but year, the ed and proceed to break open and di vide the property. The trunk of lady was broken into. The thieves were caught and severely chastised It was only the influence of the aged and more discreet passengers that prevented the incensed company from hanging theeoutlaw. Prep. aiations were made for the purpose, but the punishment was commuted to lashes on the bare back.' I he accident is attributed to th carelessness of the engineer; and it seems that he was conscious of his guilt, and hid himself in the woods." Minerals i.x Akkaxsas. Lara bodies of lands are being located- in Independence county, Arkansas, sup posed to contain extensive deposits of lead ore. The discoveries of mine ral already made aro attracting the attention of capitalists, both at home and abroad. Large lumps of ore have been picked up on the surface of the ground, and open pockets found in ravines and the beds of small streams. Tobacco Crop. The recent frosts have damaged the tobacco crops in this section to an incalculable ex tent. Some planters have lost their entire crop, while many have lost one-half, two-thirds and' so on, but few indeed there are who have been fortunate enough (so far as we can learn,) as to save their entire crop. o nuns mat we are sale in sta ting that at least one-half of the whole crop in this section has been totally ruined by the frost. Hard times therefore, truly awaits theun forluete, w hile the more fortunate have cheering prospects before them. sic transit gloira munda. Glasgow Reveille, 12th. African News. A letter from Sierra. Leone, Africa, received by a commercial house in New York brings information that the King of Dahomy had ordered the mission' aries and re-captured slaves, at Un dertown, to leave the country before the 1st of October, If they do not, he says he will behead them all, be ginning with the missionaries. Com mander Forbes, of the British brig antine-of-war, Bonetta, had an inter view with the King, the result of which was the immediate departure of the vessel for England. St. Locis Fwjur Trade. The St. Louis Intelligencer states that the to tal receipts of Flour and Wheat at that port, for September, were of flour 36,976 bbls.i of wheat, 119.663 sacks, 1,364 bbls., or 242,413 bush els. Of the wheat 10.94Ssacks were received from the Missouri river,41, 373 from the upper Mississippi, 67, 313 from the Illinois, ' The receipts of Flour in Septem ber, 1S49, were 36,676 bbls, of wheat 305,175 bushels, showing a falling off the month just ended, when compared with the same month last year, of flour 17,141 bbls , of wheat 63,057 bushels. Three Men Shot. Bazil Harrison, widower of about fifty years of age living with his son-in-law, Wm Harman, in Jasper county, went out the 2J. inst., to watch a deer path, and set down behind a log for that purpose. On the same evening Har men took his gun to hunt turkeys, not knowing the whereabouts of the old man, and passing the spot where was concealed, and seeing- his head move above the log, mistook it a turkey, and fired, the ball en tering the right eye and penetrating the brain, causing instant death We have also been informed that another man was shot, in Jasper county, a few days since whilst hun ting deer. And that still another man Was shot and killed, whilst hunting tur keys in Clay county. We think the constant recurrence of those fatal mistakes should teach our hunters caution. Oiney (III.) Rep. Dreadful Mortality. In the township of Hartland, Huron coun ty, the dysentery is raging with great malignity. In one school dis trict, occupying a sand ridge hither-, esteemed the healthiest part of township, there have ben 2S deaths within a few weeks one out every six of the population. Hardly a family has escaped, and in many there have been three or four deaths. The duration of the sick ness is usually five or six days, but medical skill seems entirely unavaila ble. A physician of the neighbor hood inlorms us that the disease ap pears to be contagious. It prevails the sandstone region near the Vermillion river, quite generally, with varying severity. Lorain county was smilar)y a fleeted last but during the present season localities hitherto scourged are exempt, while in those wmcn escap a year since, it now prevails. Sandusky Mirror.