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FOBLISHED SVBBT TEmSDAT HOKICISG BY JAMES HARPER, it the low price of tl 00, in adrance Office over the Book Store, J AS. BARPER, . A. XAStl, and Editors. 'GALLIFOLIM. Tilt KM DAT. Thk Tax Law This law, which reached us after the outside of this number had been worked off, is quite too lengthy to be inserted entire. We giro such portions as are of more im mediate interest while Assessors are listing the property. The ba'ance of the law will appear in our next. The law provides for the appointment of dfstrict Assessors as follows: the commissioners of each county at their June session, 1852, and every six years thereafter, shall divide their county into four districts; that notice shall immedi ately be given of the boundaries of each district; and at the following October election the electors of each district shall elect a citizen of the district as assessor of real property within such district. The annual county board of equali zation is composed of County Commis sioners and Auditor, who meet at the Auditor's office on the second Wednes day of May, annually. Those having business before this board will notice the short time between the returns by the Assessors, and the meeting of the board onl; two days. Adjournment of the Legislature. Both Houses have agreed to adjourn on the fith of May to meet again on the 15th of November. This question of an ad journment to meet again next winter, has called out quite a general expres sion of the press through the State. We do not consider the matter of much consequence. There is of necessity more legislation to be gone through with this session than usual, and we presume it will need less than a year to show the necessity of amending or re pealing much that has been enacted du ring the last winter. Yet could the re quired legislation be accomplished by remaining a few months longer we cer tainly think there should be no adjourn ment. And as one who advocated bi ennial sessions, we should strongly ob ject to this step if it was in any way to be used as an argument that biennial .sessions were not sufficient for all pur poses of State Legislation. But as the matter was settled in a Locofoco cau cus, that party must take the responsi bility of the act. CirMr. Mangum, of N. C, in the course of a personal explanation in the Senate on the 15th, stated that General Scott was his first choice for President Mr. Stanley, or the same State, and an able member of the House, lately pub lished a letter giving at length his rea sons for supporting Gen. Scott, if nom inated. These, with some other late demonstrations at Washington, make the probability of Gen. Scott's nomina tion, by the Whig National Convention much stronger. - (r-The Virginia Whig Convention assembled at Richmond on the 14th, Hon. J. J. Strother. President. It was decided to select delegates to the Na tional Convention by the convention The majority of the delegates are Fill- moro men. So Virginia will probably ffo into the Convention unbroken for Fillmore. Ohio State Fair. The third Ohio State Agricultural Fair is to take place at Cleveland, on the 15th, 16th, and 17th days of September. Preparations have already commenced. The Congressional apportionment in troduced into the House differs from that in the Senate as far as this district is concerned, only in including Vinton county in this district. Our Columbus correspondent gave the district as per Senate bill. (Louisiana voted on the question of calling a convention to amend her constitution, on the 12th.' The vote New Orleans stood five thousand . favor, and only 170 against. Only some five or six years have elapsed since that State held a similar conven tion. ' The Maine liquor law has passed the lower House of the Massachusetts Le gislature by a large majority. . Kossuth was in .Washington on fat' urday. His next public appearance will be at Boston on invitation of the Legislature. . fr-In consequence probably of the difficulty in crossing tho lake, Miss - ! Johnson did not arrive to commence ber school as advertised. She is, how extracted in time -to- open the school next Monday. C5-The State Journal .y. that of . . , rfM he eleven d.stncts heard front eight have signified tbefr choice of Won. o F. Vinton as one of the Senatorial del egates. He is undoubtedly elected. Sherman has six out or the eleven and will probably be the other delegate. S. E. FJy, Esq., of the Gazette, is the delegate for the Koss district. So far the delegates are all Scott men. Ohio will probably be united for Scott. We regret to state that through the negli gence of the Whig committees of this and other counties in this district, no Convention was held, and delegate agreed upon. (&R. Lloyd & Co , of Portsmouth, notify our readers of their ability and willingness to serve them. Bead their advertisements. The Presbyterian Society will soon put a new roof on their church, and re model the (itii thereon that points hea venward an improvement greatly to be desired. The Weather. The rain has been fa'ling with little interruption for nearly a week. As a consequence the Ohio river is (Wednesday morning) some ten inches higher than during high wa ter a few weeks since, and is still rising, and as the rain is still falling there is little hope that it will stop less than the high water mark of 1847. The river at Pittsburgh is falling, and the Kanawha is at a stand. frHon. John Welch" is at home. Business connected with his profession called him from Washington. He will remain but a few days. ("Amongthe Post Offices establish ed for the week ending April 10th, is one in this county called McDaniel's, Friend McDaniel.-Post-Master. The Chillicothe Advertiser is again on hand, as zealous as ever for Demo cratic men and principles, Mr. English, Whig, was elected mayor of Columbus on the 13th. (fc5"For late Spring Goods see our advertising columns. The liobert Sodgers going up, and the Republic coming down, in the Cum berland river, on Thursday last, came in collision, sinking the Rodgers within fifteen minutes. Mr. Merritt, a Ctlifor nian, lost his trunk with $16,000 in gold dust. No lives lost. Pork, it will be seen by our Cincinna ti market, comminds a good price. We omit our Prices Current, as there is no change made from the last. t"W are under obligation to Mr. John Dages for a copy of the Cherokee Advocate, a paper printed by the Chero kee tribe of Indians, Mr. John Morrison, who has just re turned from Cincinnati with a stock of superior cloths, has our thanks for late papers. Mr. James Fish, the gent'emanly clerk of the steamer Ohio, will accept of our thanks for late Cincinnati papers. The Ohio is a regu'ar packet between Marietta and Cincinnati. She passes down Wednesday and up Sunday. Our friend, J. A. Robinson, clerk of the Diadem, never fails to leave us a bundle. The officers of the Packets have our thanks lor the latest favors. This line in point of accommodation, cannot be surpassed on any waters. Legislative. COLUMBUS, April 12th, 1852. in in , We make op the proceedings from the blate Journal: The Senate passed the bill for re organizing the benevolent institu tions ol the State; also, the bill to provide for organizing the Legisla ture. A bill to provide for the pay ment of the Kossuth committee, while at Cleveland, &c, in atten dance upon the great Hungarian, also passed that body. These ex penses are between two and three hundred dollars. i ne ocnooi Din was considered in committee ot the Whole Tor a time, without conclusion. In the House, the most remarkable act was, the prompt and decided manner in which thev laid on the table the Senate resolutions loaning, or rather giving all the State arms to Kossnth. After dinner, a motion to take it up was made and lost. This was then reconsidered, and the House finally concluded to debate the matter. Mr. O'Neill led off in a very able speech against the resolution. Messrs. Means and Stone spoke in favor of its passage. loth. Senate. The bill to refund taxes in certain cases, was read the third time and passed. The bill to re-organize the benevo lent institutions of the State, passed. A resolution was adopted to have the date in the notary public bill cor rected, so as to make it conform to the time of signing it. This will legalize the acts of notaries three weeks longer. The adjournment resolutions were taken up, discussedin full, and adop ted; yeas 22, nays 6. . They provide for adjourning on the 5th May, to meet again on the 15th November next.' i-Tbe resolution authori se zing the loan of the State arms to g d d profi : Kossnth was debated all day, table day's work for those who have the bill to foot. 15H. Senate. The bill for sub mitting to the popular vote the erec tion of public buildings, passed; aiso, the bill giving the proceeds ot the sales of escheated lands to county agricultural societies. The Temperance bill was reported back, and referred to the committee of the whole. After a warm discussion the bill to regulate the sinking fund was passed. A resolution was adopted declar ing that the notary public bill was dated, and went into effect on the 2d day of April instant. The ten-hour labor bill passed The school bill, after being dis cussed for some time in Committee of the Whole, was laid on the table, House. The resolution authori zing the loanir.2 ol arms to Kossuth was indefinately postponed; yeas 60, nays 2o. The Senate resolution to adjourn from the 5th of May to the 15th November was agreed to. Mr. Brown introduced a bill to repeal the charter of the Ohio Life and Trust Company. 15A. Senate. The bill for the protection of sheep, passed. A bill was introduced, making it a penitentiary offence for public of ficers to loan the public money. House'. The bill amendinz the act authorizing the publication o the general laws in the county papers, was postponed till next Ino vember. The Senate amendments to the bill making appropriations in part for IS52, being under consideration, and in discussing the one which, making an appropriation of 292 60 to pay the expenses of the commit tee appointed to receive and wel come Kossuth, an ' exciting scene occurred between Messrs. Beckel and Weller. in which they called each other liars, and exchanged sand boxes in rather a belligerant manner. The other members interfered, and the combatants apologized, &c. The bill was laid on the table, and the sand boxes restored to their places. 1 he senate amendments to tne bin regulating the hours of labor, and also to the bill for the protection ol sheep, was agreed to. I6lh. Senate. The bill making Clerks of Courts County Recorders in certain cases, was postponed till next session. The general town and city corpo ration bill was considered in Com mittee of the Whole until adjourn ment. House. The committee on medi cal colleges reported against making any change in the rules admitting medical students to the privileges ol the Commercial Hospital, at Cincin nati. Mr. Stone reporled back the bill to regulate auctions with amendments, which completely altered the bill; it was ordered to be printed. The bill providing for the appoint ment of officers for the Ohio Peni tentiary, was lost; yeas 45, nays 25, not a constitutional vote. 17A. Senate. The Senate went into Committee of the Whole on the bill to regulate elections; an amend ment was adopted that the polls be opened at from 6 to 10 o clock, A. M.. and closed at 6 o'clock I . M. House. The following bills passed, viz: one to authorize guardians to release the claims of their wards; one to tax titles to real estate; one further prescribing the powers of Courts of the State, and the Judges thereof; and one to repeal the ISth section of the Court bill, passed this session, amending the laws prescrib ing the duties of county recorders, and repealing a section of the old law. The bill repealing the act passed in March, 1851, providing lor the mode of taxing certain railroad com panies, passed. At a meeting of th9 Town Council, held on the 8th insU the following per sons were appointed to the several offi ces: Board of Health T. R. Calohan, L, P. Maguet, Moses Gates, A. Lasley, Wm.B. Sloan Fire Wardens Lewis Newsom, W H. Langley, Franklin Carel, Joseph Vanden. Police Officers F. Mathers, James Brown, A. Curry, W. L. Gardner, Thos Hill, C. D. Bailey. Market Clerk Thomas Hill. E. T. SHEPARD, Rec'r. Thr Whole, or None. The U, S. Supreme Court, which recommen ced its session in Washington last week, it is stated, has refused a re hearing to Mrs. Gaines, widow of Gen. Gaines, by a vote of 4 to 2. This we suppose ends the chapter. Had her claims been sustained, she would have been probably the weal thiest person in the United States. There have been times during the progress of the suit, when, it is aid, she might hare compromised for half a million ol dollars. Great Slaughter in China. A late Canton paper records a great slaughter of Government troops near 1 ung-gun-chow, by the rebel army. About 10,000 soldiers and more than 60 officers were slaughtered.' E. T. SHEPARD, Rec'r. LAWS OF OHIO. BY AUTHORITY. AN ACT For the uteaaral and taxation of all proper ty in this 8tate, and foe levying taxes there-oa according to it true value in money. Sic 1 . Be U eiutdedb Die General Aum- big of the Stale of Gain. That all property, whether real or personal, in this slate, all moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise, of persons residing therein; the property of corporations now existing or hereafter created. and the property of air banks, or) banking companies, now existing, or hereafter created, and of ail bank ers, except such as is hereinafter expressly exempted, shall be subject to taxation; and such property, mon eys, credits, investments in bonds, storks, joint stock companies or oth erwise, or the value thereof, shall be entered on the list of taxable prop erty, for that purpose, in the manner prescribed by this act. DEFINITIONS. Sec. 2. The terms "real proper ty" and "land," wherever used in this act, shall be held to mean and include not only the land itself, whether laid out in town lots or otherwise, with all things contained therein, but also, all buildings, struc tures and improvements, trees and other fixtures of whatsoever kind thereon, and all rights and privileges belonging, or in anywise appertain ing thereto. The term "investments in bonds," whenever used in this art, shail be held to mean and include all moneys invested in bonds, of whatsoever kind, whether issued by incorporated or unincorporated com panies, towns, cities, townships, counties, states, or other corpora tions, or by the United States, held by persons residing in this state, whether (or themselves or as guardi ans, trustees or agents, on which the holder thereof is receiving or enti tled to receive interest. The term "investments in stocks, wherever used in this act, shall be held ' to mean and include all moneys invest ed in the public stocks of this or any other state, or of the United States, or in any association, corporation, joint stock company or otherwise, the stock or capital of which is or may be divided into shares, which are transferable by each owner, without the consent of the other partners or stockholders, for the tax ation of which no special provision is made by this act, held by persons residing in this state, either for them selves, or as guardians, trustees or agents, i he term "oath, wherever used in this act, shall be held to mean oath or affirmation. Every word tin this act Importing the mas culine gender, may extend and be applied to females as well as males. The term "personal property," wher ever used in this act, shall be held to mean and include, 1st. Every tangible thing being the subject of ownership, whether animate or inanimate, otner than money, and not forming part of any parcel of real property, as hereinbe fore defined. 2d. The capital stock, undivided profits, and all other means, not for ming part of the capital stock of ev- ery company, whether incorporated or unincorporated, and every share, portion or interest in such stock, profits or means, by whatsoever name the same may be designated inclusive of every share or portion, right or interest, either legal or equitable, in and to every ship, ves sel or boat, of whatsoever name or description, used or designed to be used either exclusively or partially, in navigating any of the waters with in or bordering on this state, wheth er such ship, vessel or boat, shall be within the jurisdiction of this state or elsewhere, and whether the same shall hare been enrolled, registered or licensed at any collector's office, or within any collection district in this state or not. The term "mon ey." or "moneys," wherever used in this ant, shall be held to mean and include gold and silver coin, and bank notes in actual possession, and every deposit which the person own ing, holding in trust or having the beneficial interest therein is entitled to withdraw in money, on demand The term "credits," wherever used in this act, shall be held to mean and include every claim or demand for money, labor or other valuable thing due or to become due, including book accounts, and every annuity or sum of money receivable at stated peri ods, and all money invested in prop erty of any kind which is secured by deed, mortgage or otherwise, which the person holding such deed or mortgage or evidence ol claim, is bound by any lease, contract or agreement to reconvey, release or assign, upon the . payment of any specific sum or sums. Provided, that pensions receivable from the United States, or from any of them, salaries or payments expected to be received for labor or services to be performed or rendered, shall not be held to be annuities within the meaning of this act. PROPERTY exempt prom taxation. Sec 3. .AH property described in this section, to the extent herein limi ted, shall be exen.pt from taxation, that is to say: -. 1st. All public school bouses, and houses used exclusively lor public worship, the books and furniture therein, and the grounds attached to such building necessary for the proper occupancy, use and enjoyment of the same, and not leased, or other wise used with a view to profit. All colleges, academics; all endowments made for their support; all buildings connected with the same, and all lands connected with institutions of learning, not used with a view to profit. This provision shall not extend to lease h"!d estates, or real property held uniier the authority of any college or university of learning of this state. 2d. All lands used exclusively as grave yards, or grounds for burying the dead, except such as are held by any person or persons, company or corporation, with a view to profit or for the purpose of speculation in the sale thereof. 3d. All property, whether real or personal, belonging exclusively to this state, or to the United States 4lh. All buildings belonging counties, used for holding courts, for jails, or for county offices, with the ground, not exceeding in any county ten acres, on which such buildings are erected. 5ih. All lands, houses and other buildings belonging to any county. township or town, used exclusively for the accommodation or support of the poor. 6'h. All buildines belonging to institutions of purely public charity together with the land actually oc cupied by such institution not leased or otherwise used with a view to profit; and all moneys and credits annronriatin!? solely to sustaining and belonging exclusively to such in stitutions. 7th All fire engines and other implements used for the extinguish- ment of fires, with the buildings used exclusively for the sife keening thereof, and for the meetings of fire companies whether belonging to any town, or to any fire company or rranized therein. S;h. AH market nouses, puouc .. ,. i . ... . . L I: squares, or otner puniic grounds, town or township houses or nans, used exclusively for public purposes. and nil works, machinery and fix tures belonging to any town, and used exclusively for conveying water to such town. 9th. Each individual in this state, hall be allowed tr hold, exempt from taxation, personal property of any description, not exceeding in value two hundred dollars. No per son shall be required to list a greater portion of any credits than he be- invei will be received, or can oe collected; nor any greater por'ion of any obligation given to secure the payment of rent, than the amount ol that shall have accrued on i.ne lease, and shall remain unpaid at the time of such listing. No person shall be required to include in his statement as a part of the personal property. monevs, credits, investments i n bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise, which he is required to list, any shaie or portion of the capi tal stock or property, of any compa ny or corporation which is required to list or return its capital and pro perly for taxation in this stale. The taxes upon banks, banking compa nies, and all other joint stock com panies or corporations of whatso ever kmc, levied and collected in pursuance of the provisions of this act. shall be in lien of any taxes which such bank or banking compa ny, or other joint stock company or corporation, was by lormer laws re quired to pay. POWERS AND DUTIES OF TOWNSHIP AS SESSORS. See. 23. In each township, this state, forming an election district, there shall be elected on the first Monday of april, annually, by the qualified electors of such town ship, town or ward, forming an election dis trict, one assessor for such township, town or ward, or part of a township, not included in anv other election district. Sec 24. Each township assessor shall give bond, and take the prescribed oath of office, on or before the first Monday after his election and the township clerk shall notify the county auditor thereof, and if the county auditor shall receive no notice of the qualification of the assessor, in any township, ward or city in his county. on or before tbe third Monday o! April in each year, after such election, he shall con sider such office vacant; or if there shall be, at any time, or from any cause, a vacancy in the office of assessor, or if the assessor of any township or ward, shall not have proceeded to tbe discharge of the duties of bis office before the third Monday of April in each year, the county auditor shall forthwith appoint one or more suitable persons residents of the county. to discharge the duties of assessor in such town ship or ward, as required in tne tourteenin sec tion ol the act 10 create ine omce oi lownsnip assessor. Sec. 35. Tbe assessment of all personal prop erty. moneys and credits, investment in bonds stocks, joint stock companies r otherwise, and tbe valuation of all lands and lots nd new structure which have not previously been valued and placed on tbe duplicate, shall be made between tbe second Monday of April and tbe second Monday of May, annually; and tbe assessor of each township, shall, on or before tbe first day of May, annually, leave with each per son resident, in his township, of full age, not a married woman, or insane person, or at the office, usual Dlace of residence or business of such person, a written or printed notice, re quiring such person to make out for such asses sor a statement of the property which by this act be is required to list, accompanied with printed forms in blank, of the statements re quired of such persons; and the assessors shall, at the time be delivers soch notice, and blank forms receive from such person, the statement of his or her personal property, moneys credits investments in bonds stocks joint stock com panies or otherwise, verified by his oath, unless such person shall require further time to make nut such statement, in which ease he shall call for such statement be (ire the second Monday of May. Sec. 26. In every case where any person shall refuse to make out and deliver to the township assessor, a statement of personal property, moneys and credits, investments in bonds itocks joint stock companies or otherwise, as orovided of Inis art, or snail reiuse vo use ana I .urib. an oatb or affirmation a. to tbe truth ' of such statesaent, or any part thereof, which ho ii b tbia act required to verify by nit oaw or affirmation, or in cat of tho sickness or ab sence of tuch person, too assessor shall, in ever tueh case, proceed to ascertain the a umber of each description of tho several articles of per sonal property, enumerated in the seventh sec tion or this act, and Um value thereof, tho sat-, no of personal property subject to taxation. other than enumerated articles, and the value of the Boners and credits, investments in bonds, stocks, and joint stock companies, or otherwise, of which a statement shall not have been made to said assessor, as aforesaid, as the case may rrquirr fand to enable him so to do. he is hereby authorized to examine on oath, or affirmation, any person or perrons whom he may suppose to have a knowledge of the arti cles or value of the personal property, moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise, which the per son so refusing, or absent, or sick, was required to int. Sec. 37. In all cases in which the township assessors are required in consequence of the sickness or absence of the person whose duty it is to make out a statement of personal prop erty, moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise, or in consequence of his neglect, or refusal to make out or to be swwn to such statement, to ascertain the several items and value of such personal property, moneys, credits, investments in bonds stocks, joint stork companies, or oth erwise, if the assessor shall he unable to obtain positive evidence of the items and the value of such proper! T, moneys and credits, he shall re turn such articles and value as, fiom reneral reputation and his own knowledre of the facts and circumstances, be believes to be a correct list of the articles and value of such property, moneys, credits, investments In bonds, stocks. joint stock companies, or otherwise, that such person would be by this act required to list. Sec. 2. Each township assessor shall, on or before the second Monday of May, annually, make out and deliver to the auditor of his coun ty, in tabular form and alphabetical order, a list or lists of the names of the several persons, companies, or eorgiorations, in whose names any personal property, moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stacks, joint stock companies, or oth erwise, shall have been listed in bis township; and he shall enter separately in appropriate columns, opposite each name, tbe arrregate value of the several species of personal property enumerated in the seventh section of this act, as attested bv the person required to list the same, or as determined by the assessor, making separate lists of persons residing out of any in corporated town, and 01 persons who are resi dents of an incorporated town ; tlie columns shall be accurately added up; and in every case where any person whose duty it is to list any personal property, moneys, credits, investments in bonds, storks, joint stork companies or oth erwise, for taxation, shall have refused to list the same, when called on fir that purpose by the assessor, or take and sulwcnbe an oath or affirms! inn, in regard to the truthof his state ment of personal property, moneys, credits in vestments in bonds, stacks joint stock compa' nies cr otherwise, or any part thereof, when required by the assessor, the assessor shall en ter opposite the name of such person, in an appropriateeolumn.thewords, -refused to list," or "refused to swear;" and in every ene where any person required to list property for tax.v tion, shall have been absent or unable from sickness to list the same, the assessor shall en ter opposite the name of such person, in an appropriate column, the word, "absent," or .ick." See. 29. Enrh townhip nsenr shnll, at the time he is required hy this act to make his re turn of taxable property to the county auditor, also deliver to hi in all the statements of prop erty, which he shall have received from persons required to list the same, arran;ed in alpha betical order, and the auditor shall carefully preserve the same in his oiTice fr one year. Pee 30. Each township assessor shall, annu ally, at the time of taking a list of personal property, a!:o take a list of all real property situate ia his tiunhin, that shall have become subject to taxation since the last previous list ing of property therein, with the value thereof, estimated agreeably to the rules prescribed therefor by the ninth section of this act. nd of all new building, or other structures or any kind of over one hundred dollars in value, the value of wbirh li.-tfl n'.t have bern previously added to, or included in the valuation of the land on whii-h such structures have been erec ted; and shall make return to the county au ditor thereof, at the same time be is required by this act to make his return of personal property; in which return he shall set forth the tract or lot of renl property on which each of such strui-ti'res shall have been erected, the kind of structures so erected, anil the true val ue added tosurh parc.-l of real property, by the erection thereof; and the additional sum which it ia believed belaud on which tbe structure is erected, would -ell for at private sale, in conse quence thereof, shall be considered the value of such new structure; and in case of the de s'ruc'.ion by fire, fl md, or otheiwise, of any building or structure, of any kind, over one hundred dollars in value, which shall have been erected previous to Ibe last va'uation of the land on whii-h the same shall have stood, or the value of which shall have been added to any former valuation of su-h land, the assessor shall determine, as nearly as practicable, bow much less Uf:h land would sell fur at private sale in conseq-ienre of such destruction, and make re turn thereof to the county auditor, as in this section proi ided. See. 31. Each township assessor shall take and subscribe an oath, which shall be certified hy the magistrate administering the same, and attached to the return which be is required to male to the county auditor, in the following form : I , assessor for township, in the county of do solemnly swear, that the value of all personal property, moneys, cred its, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise. of which a statement has been made to me by th person required by this act, for the assessment and tax ation of all property in this State, according to true value, to list the same, is truly returned, as set forth in such statement; that in every case where, by law, I have been required to ascertain the items and value of the personal property, moneys, cred its, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise of any person, company or corporation, I have diligently, and by the best means in my power, endeavored to ascertain the same; and that, as I verily believe, a full list, with the value thereof, estimated by the rules prescribed by said act, is set forth in the annexed return; that in no case have I, knowingly, omitted to da mand of any person of whom, by said act, I was required to make such demand, a statement of the descrip tion and value of personal property, or of the amount of moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise, which he was required to list, or in any way connived at any violation or evasion of any of the requirements of said act, in relation to the listing or valuation of property, moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise, of any kind, for taxation. . ' beCi 32. Township assessors shall be allowed one dollar and fifty cents , , ., . r ,, per day, to be paid OUt of the County in treasury, for the time which ihef shall be necessarily employed in tha performance of their duties; and they shall make out their account detail, giving the date of each day which they shall have been em ployed, which account they ahall' verify under oath; and the county auditor shall be competent to admin ister such oath, and if he should find such account to be correct, shall draw an order on the treasurer for the same; but in no case shall the county auditor give an assessor an order for his compensation, until ha shall have filed his list of assessments, with the statements returned to him. and the books in which the original assessments were entered, with tha auditor, which list shall be accurate ly made out and added up. AoDrroa'a Orrtct, GaFKa Co. 1 hereby certify that the above portion of tbe Tax law is correctly copied bom ft certified) furnished this D. B. HEBARD, Auditor. Coxgress. We find the lollowing among the proceedings of the Senate on the 14th inst. Mr. Chase said he would be com pelled to leave the city for a few week, and asked as a favor, that tha bill granting unsold and unappropria ted lands to Ohio should now be taken up, which was agreed to, and the bill taken up. Mr. Hunter asked how much tana was granted by the bill. Mr. Chase said, that on the 1st of last September there remained unsold of the public lands in Ohio 216,000 acres, chiefly refuse land, and that the United Slates had received into its treasury, from the sales of public lands in Ohio, during the last sixty five years, over twenty millions dol lars, and that had paid in addition to Connecticut and other granters of the United States for public lands ia Ohio, over three millions dollars, so that Ohio, in the aggregate, paid over thirty millions dollars for the public lands in h"r limits, and, he said, it would require a grant of more than two millions of acres to Ohio, to make the grant to her, in aid of In ternal Improvements, equal to the grant made to Illinois. Mr. Hunter said he could not vota for the bill, though he was in favor of n graduation of the prices of the public lands and would be willing to give Ohio a pre-emption right to those within her limits; but this was a new ptinciule, and he could not vote for it. Mr. Shields spoke in favor ol the bill, and, in reply to Mr. Davis, said that the expenses of the land office in Ohio, were fire thousand dollars a year; and, that since land warrants had been made assignable, he doubted very much, if the sales in Ohio, in the future, would exceed that amount. Mr. Dawson said that this bill would establish a new principle, viz: the unconditional surrender of the public lands to the States in which they are located; and that its passage would lead to others of a similar character. He said he would prefer a graduation of the price; if the lands were worth fifty cents an acre, that sum ought to be paid to the United States. After some further debate the bill was ordered to be engrossed yeas 28, nays 13; Messrs. Badger, O'Brien, Bradbnry, Broadhead, Clarke, Davis, Dawson, Hunter, Mangum, Norris, Spruance, Under wood and Upham, voted in the nega tive. Lb Grasd Byixgton ix Iowa. That the good people of Iowa can correctly appreciate Ohio Locofocos, the following sketch of Lb Grand Bvi.noto.v, formerly of Tiketon, in this State, now editor of the "Iowa Capitol Reporter," is good evidence. "A liar without plausibility un principled, but with a hot headed recklessness which circumvents his mischievous purposes a calumnia tor, but filthy, hoggish, and disgust ing in his calumnies a crazy jack ass kicking at random, with every thing bad in design, but without ca pacity to direct his assaults effective ly this is Byington. Let those quarrel with him who are low enough in moral scale to pay heed to his vituperation.. We leave him, to himself. Individually we cannot be reached by malevolence; but for the good fame of our State, we hum bly pray "God giant that when Ohio vomits again, she may not for the second time turn her bead towards Iowa." Who will answer. Is it true that not a dollar of tax can be collec ted this year from the real estate, in ' Ohio? We have so heard it stated and by good lawyers. Shall 1852 be a jubilee? It is fifty yean since the old constitution was born. What is to be done? We appeal to ye! O, ye wise ones of the Ohio Legislature! More anon. State Journal. rjCA most black-hearted m order, was perpetrated in Harmony town ship, near Mt. Vernon, Indiana, oa the night of the 20th ult., by a mis creant named Gibbs, who fled and escaped. A man by the name of William Chancellor was the victim. He was shot through a crack of a neighbor's house while playing tha violin for a social party, and survi ved but a few minutes after the in fliction of the wound.