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rbntedar Jttoraias.::: :J::: Fetoraary T ISSC.
Excelsior," ia commendation of Mrs.
Lacy Stone's recent Lectures in this city, shall
"ppear it week. The President' Message,
Congressional matter, Kansas news, fcc,
have crowded out divers articles prepared for
this r.umber.
Laxxmtx& IVTootlxate! i
The citizens of Richmond and vicinity, are j
invited to meet at Starr Hall, on Saturday
next, at 1 o'clock P. LI., to take into conside-1
ta.ion the presei.t titration of the citieens o
Kan.-as, who are in need of "material aid" j
(or the maintenance of their dearest rights. I
We hare just road a letter from Mr. Oliver j
Barter, (brother of the lamented Thomas!
liarlr.r, who was recently murdered by an j
officer of the present administration,) who j
states thai the Missouri scoundrel "are deter-
rained to go into Kansas in J I arch, next, and j
ir.ro all the Fr;e Stab rcn out, and a? the
;orernment will not iatirpo.-e it authority,
v;tiiU froni Kansas Lave been sort to all the j
Northern States, to solicit men and money to i
repel the invaders." His brother Robert has '
been sent to Ohio for that jurpose, and is
now a. Paris. According to the President's ;
ilj! age, which we publish oj our first page ;
to diy, no aid from the general government!
need be expected by the citizens of Kansas,
ncd their last reliance for assistance must come
from the people of the Suits. .
Skarpe's riH -S, as Mr. Tropper, of Kansas,
declared at a large pubiic meeting, held in j
Cincinnati, on Tuesday evening latr, which'
coul 1 be discharged six ttaios iu a minute,
and would ktii at a h if a rv.I , "were tho
beet peace makers in tho Territory, and they
intended with these to prepare themselves to
dtfead their home; and before Kansas coul J j
be m ide a Slave State, 3,000 of her young;
rac:i wj:i!d be cut oir. They had set their
stale and made their homes there, and were j
bound to defend them against the institution '
of Slavery. Sharpe's rilhos cost about SVj '
eich, and by them the question must now bo ;
settled. Kansas men were now in all the free
States asking aid. They wished the appoint- j
merit of Committees here to collect money :
n:id retain in their hands till the Executive:
Committee iu Kansas should draw it for their j
needs. Large amounts had already been col- j
1 in New York, Boston, Cleveland and,
other cities."
We hope every man in this city and vicin-j
iiv, who is opposed to the extension of Slave- j
ry i t our free territories, will go to the meet j
ing on SATURDAY NEXT, and aid by his'
counsel and money, to stop the further ag-1
gre sions of the slave power. A system that ,
could induce a slave-mother to murder her;
child, (as was done in Cincinnati last week,)
ought to arouse every freeman to resist iu fur-j
ther extension. j
fTWe publish on the first page of our'
paper, the President's late Kansas message. ,
We have no room for extended comment upon
it, if indeed, any were needed it speaks fori
itself in language which every one may under-;
stand, that the President has resolved to sus
tain, with ail the facial power and influence
at his command, the Atchison and Stringfellow
rnolwcrats, in their desperate efforts to force
Slavery into Kansas, and to crush Freedom
out. The only hope now left for Kansas, is
the s'rong arms and brave spirits of the stur
dy pioneer settlers, unless Congress shall in-1
terpose, and stay the hand of a reckless pro-;
s'arery President, in his m3 1 career of folly !
and wickedness.
jtyOur neighbor publishes a lengthy com-'
manication from his "Man Friday" (Isaac.)
ia his last paper, ia regard to the doings at
Center ville on tho 27lh; and apologises to his
readers for its appearance in that shape, by .
telling them he wasn't thore himself ! Wo
opine, the thing would have read the same,
word for word, editorially, had our neighbor ,
been present. Then, and iu that case, tho '
writer of the long editorial on our Senior's
course in regard to the Speakership, and the
writer of the communication, could have had
tha one following the other ail the'J would
Lav been together! We don't blame you.
A norma Link. Oaa, cf South Carolina,
can add another link to the chain of valuable
services performed by the Northern Demo
crats to induce South Carolinians to send dele
gates to the Cincinnati Democratic Conven
tion. The recent vote cast by th united De
mocracy, North aad South, for Aiken, for
Speaker, furnishes that link. He is a South
Carolina NullinVr, and the owner of one
thousand1 slaves! Surely South Carolina will
note send delegates to the Cincinnati "Nation
al Democratic Convention;" don't you think
so, Jeemes?
Probable Peace. The latest news from
Europe indicate a peace, and it seems to be
founded on a dispatch from Minister Seymour,
t St. Petersburg, to the English Government,
which says: "Russia agrees to accept the al
lied proposals as a basis of negotiations."
Eatoa aad Hamiltoa R. R. j
The annual meeting of tho Eaton & Hamil- J
ton K. K. Co. was beld, at the omce oi we
Company in Eaton, on Monday, 4th inet.
After the transactions of the usual business.
the following gentlemen were elected to serve !
as Directors during the ensuing year:
Joseph Tosrexce. Hcoh McBirjtst. Rica
asd Shitii and S. B. W. Mclean, Cincinnati;
J. W. Eawuc.Hamilton; James E. Yocho,
Collinsrille; Jcstos Dcsham and David Bak
ket. Camden; L. B. Oodox and I. C. Rails
Bsca, Eaton, J. H. McWhikset, Florence;
James Niel and J. M. Starr, Richmond.
For tha Patladira.
Ah Im possibility. It is a moral impossi
bility for any one to teach self-government
until he learns to govern himself, notwith
standing he may boast and bluster about its
excellency oa every occasion, for example is
bettor than precept. X
Female Lecturers 'on Temperance and
Woman's Bights.
Oar little city has been for the past week or
ten days, quite a field for feminine lecturers,
who have been lecturing on Temperance and
"Woman's Rights and Wrongs," and we
judge, from the crowded houses, they have
drawn with considerable success. There is a
"seed-time and a harvest," and those who are
particularly favorable to these reformatory
movements, indulge the hope that the seed
sown will produce an abundant crop in the
Mas. Shepherd, of Wisconsin, delivered
two lectures one in the 11. E. Church, and
the other in Starr Hall, on Saturday night
and Sunday afternoon, to crowded audiences.
She is certainly the most efficient speaker, j 8ha!i making pledges to the Southern wing of
male or female, we ever listened to, because ! the K. N. Party.
she speaks from the heart, aad she is enabled I Ur- A ikon I am not a candidate; if my
tt. ,v i . e i j r- jifriends think proper to place me in the Cnair,
to reach the hearts of her audiences. God!. ... ; v . . e
,. will serve them to the best of mv abtmv.
bless her! for she is engaged in a good and ho- Mr jj Marshall I have only "to say "that
ly cause the cause of all mankind. The I Mr. Aiken has addressed no letter to me. Ap
subject of Temperance b a "sphere" in which ! plause, and cris of call the roll, while the
all women can engage in, and in which more ! mo,t otn?e excitement prevailed.
, , v .-.,.. , Mr. A. II. Marshall during the call of the
real good can be accomplished bv them, than . , , . f- i,,v..
r - j roll congratulated his American trienJs tha
by trie opposite ex, but more particularly j thev had f0.,,rht the good light and conquer
where tad and bitter experience, like Mrs. 'ed." There v;ts no democratic candidate in
S. has endured, actuV.es them. Her whole , the field with the offensive caucus platform
soul is in the work of doin- -ood, and she j U ws in Performing his duty as a patriot, and
, , .,1 r i not as a partisan that he had voted for Mr.
knows how to feel for the wof of the poor m- , jen
ebriate's wife, and wors than fatherless chil- j Mr. Walker voted for Mr. Aiken, esteeming
dren; hence the powerful elfect she has on j him a man with no stain of mere parrizanship
thoe who hear her. She partially promised j After further explanation the roll was called
. , r- i . , . . amid universal excitement, and th result an
to return to Kicraond at no distant day. and j nounced by lhj a j,. ,03. Aik
again talk temperance principles and temper-! J02; Fuller, 5; Campbell, of O.do. 4, ana
;u;c2 feelings int-t the people. Ve hope she I Wells 1 .
nviy a full house and numerous admirers1' Mr. Banks was then declared elected, amid
await hr. 'deafening shouts from the Republicans and
, t c- . . - other quarters. The ladies in the galleries
-dR. Leer Stone, a.so sppcared m oar , WftV(.fJ -heir handkerchiefs. and general dior-
noidst, and delivered a series cf lectures on ! der followed, for several minutes, when Mr
her favorite theme: Woman's Rights and ' Aiken conducted Mr. Banks to the chi:r.
Wrongs, and we must admit that, although j February 4.
short in stature, she is a giant in intellect. ! Senats. Petitions were presented froc.
We only heard her r.t and last lecture, and Naval ofiicers aggrieved by t'r.o conduct of the
cannot, therefore, give a fair statement of alh E'''in,7' Boaird- v , , , ...
, ... , . , .. Mr. Toombs said that tha Board should have
her positions or what tee mi 'tit consider ter- , . it- i- ,.t ,i,t
' . 3 kept a record of us proceedings to show that
rible or otherwise. Suffice it to say, we were . the jurisdiction conferred had not been exceed- '
somewhat disappointed, owing probably to ! ed. Wrong aud injustice had been done by
the fact of hearing so much said in her praise ' lteir decisions, and no act of his should saac
as an orator, we looked for a Comet of the tio,tht'XT, Peding.,
c . i i j . j , . i Mr. Clayton defended the Board, but was
first ciasa-resplendant, dazzling. On listen-! w J cmnct the errors they may have
ing to her, we found she was only a star, very ; unintentionally committed,
pleasant to look at, and in her coruscations, The President and Secretary of the Navy
net at all calculated to strike a man with blind- l:ave power to revise the action of the
ness.or to lead him. like the simple moth Board, an J unless it was shown that the Board
. . . ,, , . . . : had exceeded its jurisdiction it was to be pre-;
in too close contact with a candle around which 8umed tIiat lhey rfaJ not.
it is gyrating, so as to stop it in its flight by Mr. Benjamin contended that the Navy
xinjing its wings! She said many things Board had not exeicised any jurisdiction, but
we heartily approve, especially about the re- haJ simply given their advice and opinions on
wards of labor the work of a female, pro- mAtters before-
Tided she does it just as well as the1 Mr Bayard had no imputations to make
... . . , , , attains t a board composed of houorabie and
male, being paid for at the same rates; but she notorious mPn. The law under which they
did not dwell with as much force as she ought j had acted was the most barbarous ever passed
on the propriety of females first preparin" by the legislature of any civilized country.:
themselves to enter the various trades anj : He recommended the passage of an act author-;
. r v.. i
rroieSSlonS. DV servintr a remilar annwnticA.
hip, die, as all males have to do. When
- j o o tr w
mai necessary reiorm is Drought about, we
have no doubt the tra !es and professions will
be opened to receive their help. In regard
to voting, legislating, dec, the time may come
When females will have ). rl.Kr ,;J, !
Mrs. Lucy urged so strongly in her last Iec- j
turo, that they should enjoy; but it will prob-;
ably be sometime after this present writing.
ere all these wonderful things will take pi ice,
. , , T . , , .
e apprehend Let the women place their
standard as high as they please educate
themselves to the extent of the mini's utmost
tension aim as high as their im-i i iti-ms j
can reach; but then, we should require a pledge !
. . , . , , ,.,
bond and security, that they wou.d be con-
tent after they gam all they now ak.
To illustrate, we have re a 1 somewhere
of an ambitious woman, who desired to
i, l:,j, f i i . j . . r
rule the kingdom of her husband, but for
, T-t ,
one day only. The love he bore her. induced
him to comply with her wishes. He issued
an edict ordering his officers to obev his
wife for that day in all that she commanded slfi"ce3 would warrant the withholding of the i
ti , . . , , ... oath. Ho hoped to bo hea.rd at some other !
the first order given bv her to the officers. . t .
. . ..,, t!me OB this question. !
was to bring her husband bound hand and Mr. Campbell, of Ohio, aid that a constit- i
foot before her; after that was done, she com- uent of his, a Kentuckian by birth, had been '
roauded the executioner to strike off her hus- diabolically murdered in the most cowardly j
band's head. 'Twas done, and she secured manner shot in the back as he had been !
i,-,u .i crediblv informed, bv an officer in the pay of
to herself tno government. - , ".-t- w
. tne General Government, in Kansas. An ob-
Mrs. Liiiii. Coe. gave a course of lectures jection to tha administration of the oath to Mr. ;
on the subject of "Woman's Rights," and al- Whitfield would only tend to greater confusion
so a lecture on Temperance. We had not the after their excited struggle, and hence he
pleasure cf hearing this ladr; but we have I w J not. ins4 ,p nJU , t
, . , ,r , ,, ". ,, , On motion of Mr. asliburne, of Maine, a
heard her efforts hiirhlv spoken of bv those . i . ,i
. r KJ Conjm:ttee was appointed to wait upon the!
who attended particularly her temperance Senate and inform them that a quorum of the ;
lecture. She is said to be a very pleasant and House had assembled, elected Mr. Bnks as
excellent speaker. the Speaker, and that the House was now
ready to proceed to business.
Congressional l'rocetdius. On motion of Mr. Pennington, a committee
ashixgton. Feb. 2. j was appointed in conjunction with one from
House. Mr. Smith, of Tennessee, said he the Senate, to wait on the President, and in-:
had heretofore voted against the Plurality form him that a quorum had assembled. elect
Rule, but as yesterday's vole indicated some e.j Mr. Banks as the Speaker, and was ready
chance of electing a Speaker a man sound to receive any communication he may be
on national views, he now offered a resolution pleased to make.
to that efi'eet. The House refused to table it . Mr. Thurston offered a resolution that the
by 10 majority. I House proceeded to the election of Clerk, viva
The resolution was then adopted, yeas 113. voice. This was tabled bv a vote of K3
navs 104. Applause. I against 85.
Mr. Orr unconditionally withdrew his name William Cullom. of Tenn.. was then elec
as the Democratic caucus candidate, there ej Cierk bv a resolution veas 126; nays 87.
being now a probability of concentrating a; xe Speaker administered the oath of office
greater strength on his colleague, Mr. Aiken. t(J jjr. Cullom. and he took the chair, amid
Mr. Boy ce moved to rescind the resolution appose from the galleries. The members
tabled, 117 to 101. Applause. ; then, in accordance with a resolution moved
Mr. Jones, of Tenn., referred to the terms jjj retired in a body without the bar of
of the resolution; if there was no ekction by a house, but several! v returned, selected and
majority tho next three trials, the candidates tooE possession of their seats, as name after
receiving the highest vote on the 4.h ballot to name wait drawn bv the Clerk from a box, in
be declared Speaker, remarked that the Re- the manner cf a lotterv.
publicans were drilled and ready for the con- T, dia r con'5amed an hour. Nich -
test, and m order to give another opportunity j u h J s I nMlation declaring Gloss-;
to other gentlemen to come here and vote un-i . , ; ...k.. 7r
,,?,. i- ' brenner. the present incumbent, Sergeant-at-
derstandingly, he moved an adjournment ua- . r j- r v;-i, o i,.T;
., , s n , ct Arms. Pending Mr. icaoI resoluuon, the
r " i i .- 1 r -
134. Applause aad impatient cries of "call
the roll
, - '"r OTea lo, re?"na "piurauiy t
resolution, which was decided to be out of ;
order bv a majority of 45. !
Mr. Payne moved the House adjourn.
Hisses in the galleries. ) The motion was dis
agreed to. Great applause from the galleries
Mr. Orr said if the House was to be annoy
ed by applause from the galleries, he would
nove to clear them, excepting that part oc
cupied by the ladies.
Mr. Payne made an ineffectual motion to
,seiad the plurality resolution.
The House then proceeded to ballot for
Speaker with the following result: Banks,
102; Aiken, 93; Puller. 14; Barclay and Hick
man, democrats, voted for Mr. Wells, and
Harrison. Moore and Scott, for Mr. Camp
bell, of Ohio. Necessary to a choice, 108.
The second and third vote was nearly the
same, Fuller losing one vote on the 1st, and
Aiken one on the 2d ballot.
Mr. Fuller here repeated what he had said
on two former occasions, viz: that he was not
j now and did not desire to be a candidate; 100
votes had satuted him that he was not the
choice of the majority of this body, and on no
other terms or conditions would he consent to
take that position. j
Mr. Barclay remarked that he had been .
avere to anything like a coalition with the K. '
S.'t, whether it came from the North or
South. He ake 1 Mr. Aiken whether he stood
on the Democratic pla'form, and whether he
had not written a letter to HuroDhrev Mar-
izuif me esiaoiisnment oi a revisory uoaru ;
a . . ..... 7
"j composed of a majority of civilians.
Mr. Crittenden believed it competent for;
Congress utterlv to annul and abrogate the
action of tho Board, and make it as though !
it had neverexisted. After further debate the
suD)ect was postponed. ;
. " ' ' "u.
: infaprini 1 rr nrnvu nr. n!J
Mr. Adams introduced a bill extending the '
term of Naturalization.
On motion of Mr. Fish, the committee on j
FinJ,ca instructed to enquire whether the ;
smaller Spanish silver coin reav not be-rtmo-;
yed fromFciVcuiation( or have a value estab-1
li.sl,ed by law to accord with their intrinsic j
value anl to avoid fractional parts of a cent. I
The Senate then adjourned. j
HorE.- The Speaker administered the !
oath to support the Constitution oi the Lnitea;
Swtes to members, the Representatives from
each State cmin ' forward as their names !
were ca'led, for that purpose.
Tha Delegates from the Territories were
likewise sworn in. When the name of Mr.
. r ,, , r ,
VV hitfield, of Kansas, was ca.Ied. jlr. trrow.
saiJ that in deference to the wishes of his
friends, he would not object to Mr W. being
sworn in; he thought, however, that circum-
House adjourned.
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I, JJ, , . , , , ...
Mr. Cudum wa elected Clerk of the House
MesJr, Bmagu Bliss. Brenton.
aTHjIlowaT tLeite. .Oyichols. Spinner and
- .. . ;.), .1 tv- a ,a
present. excepring Messrs. Eustis. Humphrey
Marshall, A. K. Marshall and Walker.
It is calculated that there were at least 500
applicants for otSce under the House organ
ization, in and about the Capitol to-day, while
distant aspiraa s are operating through Coa-.
nressioaal friends. The rush is desperate.
Judge Scarboro baring recovered from his
iliaeu, the Court of Claims is agaia ia session.
Washisstos. February 4.
a aclin Serjeant-si- Arras, Mr.
Glosbrenner, drew from the Treisury about
J "
C80.OOO in gold, w
amount j
advanced bv him on account of arrearages
pav dues to members of the House.
. ... 1 - I
Saturday night, amounting to about 32.vJ, i
000. which is vet due to members, and which ;
will be drawn during me wev.
i drawn during the week.
Drafts to enable him to ootam money were stances my wording was chansred wiOiout al
gned by Speaker Banks, at a late hour on j ter ing, however, the sne materially, and
rooruary a. jpocting him of being mtected with the new
Senate. Clayton presented a resolution fangkd contagion (Perkins) s-o prevalent ia
providing an appropriation for the purchase of your good city of brotherlv love not at all!
230 cords of wood, to be paid for out of the How uncompromisingly cold this wrathtr
contingent fund, and distributed to the suffer- 'continues. Can i; be possible that we are im
ing poor. .of Washington. Sperceptibly drifting northward to the regions
T 1 -
Hunker and Toombs regarded such appro-
pnation as a perversion ot that lunl. Clay
moved as an amendment that the wood be
paid for out of the per diem of the members
in equal proportions.
Toombs, preferring to be his own almoner,
moved as an amendment that the appropriation
should be paid out of trie per diem of
members voting for the resolution.
Walker hoped that the members wo-id in-,
dividuaHy contribute for the relief of the poor, ,
by 7 majori'y.
" Welier introduced a bill authorizing the
coinaje at the San Francisco Mint of Unions
of one hundred, ard ha.t Lcions, of fifty j
dollars, the value made conformably to stand- j
ard gold coin, and to be received as a legal
tender. j
The Senate then resumed the consideration j
of the Central American Question.
roote. although not an admirer of buc han
an, eu.ogizeatne argument oi mai gentleman ,
regarding the construction of the Clayton j
and Bulwer Treaty a one of consumate abi!-
ity. He said that a faithful observance of the j
treaty of Her Majesty's Government, the im
mediate wunarawai oi any occupancy .
or exercise ot dominion on tsie lusquito
coast, Dy virtue oi u.e preieneu pn.iecioraie.
Tlie claim of England over Central America
and the Bay Islands were founded upon no ;
ht of discovery, conquest purchase or'edatjJ turneJ .
treaty. It was a clear case of forcible entry ,
man to pursue an unarmed traveler. He
maintained that the honor of the country, no
less than its interests, demand that we should
insist upon England fulfilling her treaty slip
ii1-i'i-mq TI... i.la .if T-t-jlflimy ti tl rr.r.n-
sionsof that Government, and allowing her
tn -vaio rt ,.Un rr.mi.nf tha rre'
not to be thought of for a moment. He pro- Icion enters my mind that the owner is
posed a direct Congressional declaration 0fs not a "merciful man.
our construction of the treaty, and our pur- How cruel, and yet how prevalent is the
pose to enforce the obligations arising from practice to leave the domestic animals nnshel
that construction. If this prove unavailing, tered to the mercy of ti e wind, rain and
and after negotiations shall have been exhaus- snow, during th winter, wrh food barely suf
ted, he would entertain a proposition similar ficient to carry them through the senson. The
to that wiggeted by Mr. Seward, namely, let practice is so unfeeling, and so unprofitable,
England have official and formal notic? that withal, that it is a matter of surprise that so
she"must withdraw from her Central Araeri- many cattle are wintered in the open air. The
can possessions by a given day. If she still same amount of proven ler that will keep them
holds out and disregards all our summons, he av unsheltered, would keep them, if shelter
would have her removed by force of arms. in a fine growing condition all winter.
Let England understand that we are in earnest ; Every man that keeps a cow ought to pre
in this matter, and that it is not 54 40 or fight, ! pare in the fall to shelter her during the win
and then backing down to 49. If war must ter; if he can't, he ought to si 11 her to some
come, let it come; we shall be justified by one that can. No cow, calf, horse, colt, hog
both God and man. 'or pig ought to go unsheltered and unfed du-
Mr. Weller then obtaining the floor, the ring the winter. The earth yields her abun
Senate adjourned. j dance for man and beast, and every human
House. The House refused, by a majority ; h-ing is entitled to its portion to sustain life,
of 12, to lay on the table the reslution offered : When one fails to get it, it is to be attributed
yesterday, by Mr. Nichols dfclaring Adam j to cruelty, improvidence and bad husbandry.
J. Glosbrenner Sergeant at-Arms. When I see a man fly into a passion be-
The Resolution declaring Mr. Glossbrenner i cause his horse has not more sense than he.
Sergeant at Arms was then adopted Yeas! and belabor him until the poor animal stands
10.3 Nays 98. j trembling, and then beat and kick him for
Mr. Sherman offered a resolution declaring : trembling. I set it down that he is an unmer
Nathan Darling Doorkeeper of the House, ' ciful man, seeing that he does not regard the
which iff adapted Yens I 19; Navs 85. ! life of his beast. Echo.
Mr. Ciitnpbeli, of Penu.. offered a resolution
declaring Kobt. Morris Poet Master of the
House, which was adopted Yeas 108; Nays
The rules of the last House were adopted
until otherwise ordered.
On motion of Mr. Wheeler, it was ordered
that there he paid out of the contingent fund
to Jno. W. Forney, la'e Clerk, who presided
over the House during the uuorganzation.
eight dollars per day in addition to his regular
salary, from Dec. 3d to Feb. 4;h.
Mr. Bingham offered a resolution declaring
O.Follett. of Columbus, O.. Printer to thd
House, pending which the House adjourned.
" "
5TA correspondent of the Cincinnati Ga
zette. writing from Washington under date of
Feb. 1, saTs:
"The vote for the resolution declaring Wil
liam Aiken Speaker of the thirty -fourth Con
gress, was lost by only seven votes. Every
member from the -touch. Democratic, Ameri
can and Whig, voted for it, and in addition
every twelfth section American from the Free
Spates, including Fuller, of Pennsy 1 vania.who
was elected on the anti-Nebraska issue. Then
there was the votes of Mt-s-rs. Broom and
Wiilard, of Pennsylvan'a; Valk, Whitnev.
Wheeler A Co., from New lork, and by
such beauties the people of the North are in', ,.' . n
j rW.fi: ...,u - i Engasn Gram
part represenicu. mtcjuai unci whu :ucu
doughafces to represent them. Notwithstan
ding the antagonism between the administra
tion democracy and the Know Nothings, and i
America." Americanism sinks like a snow
fall in a river, and disappears whenever the )
. i J , . t .
Sr tJ 4caiou. a
t in cisparagement of Democ-,
South, fori" like the South the j
these things no
racr. or of tho Soulh
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it regards its interest, but 1 state these things
.. ., , - .. x- . a. u ;
mat ti'.e people oi uic .jriu uj-ir yiw. u
them, and adopt them as models for imitation.
Not one Southern man in Congress failed this
day to record his vote for William Aiken of
South Carolina. Know-Nothingism, Ameri
canism. Whh'i-m and everv shade and color
ot partyism. was made subservient to slavery.
and tne North hae a weak kneed g.ar.t as r.is j
, . . . t.,v -,m I
bent down before it. it was meiancholf to
ii . . . , ' .
witness the degra lation; to see such men a-i
t, , , i i-.'U r.,ti- 1 i
broom, John iteeler, t a.li, I u.ier anj!
Wf. - ., ,1 V,th an -J f.r .
W r, i T rt.v I'.-.rm.r 3,w.nsl U.e AOrlil &UU lOr Ai
t i : . : . IT K O-l n .o . ,r 1 .
. j r . fr . ajiof the bril xant Suns and Start ol Inch
neither voted for. nor against Mr. Aiken, and j . .. ..o,
vet his reason foropposin
sing Mr. Banks is thatiwVuB1 uieJ "u 7u V ' U'JX
he was not true on the Nbraka question.
X"Brother Larrabee will make a capital
editor if he keeps on. Speaking of some
things said against one of the candidates, ues
the following:
"They are oalv the arguments of such put
. , . ". f. . .
ter politicians as Milton Gregg aad At. Pat
rick men who have wormed through all the
filth, and wallowed among all the stink pots
of political degradation, until, like the skunk,
they emit co odcrs except those the most of
fensive to the costnls cf decent men.
That isn't eiacUv in the stvle of Rosabow-,
er. but it is near enough for political purposes,
Brcoiviiie American.
B-The U.S. Senate, on the 4 th instant,
confirmed Hon. Geo. M. Dallas. s Minister
to Ea gland, to take the place of James Buc-
ban an, resigned.
M!ltck. Feb. 4. 1856.
Editors or Pallabicm In the 10th line
from the top of my last week's communira-
; lion, vou-compositor makes me ssv congenttu
: . ..." .
instead of coui-eahni?. and in thrt-e oilier m-
therefore 1 will not fuss with him about what
may have been the result of innocently stt-
,tme ut o nsjhts: for I am not at ad sus-
ting up" o' nights; for I am not at ail
' . . ...
0f eternal ice and Miowjor are those regions
coming down upon us wila their perpetual
frigidity? Surely this is a Kamschatkian
winter. Great fe.irs are entertained that the
fruit is all destroyed; how weil grounded these
fears are, I am unable to determine bat
certain it is that our fruit trees in this latitude
have not been reared to stand uninjured at the
low temperature of from 20 to3J dcg. below
Ztro. And when we consider that the last
irJv inir season was a verv vigorous one ev-
ery ire,, ana suruo, :t wdl be observed, re
ceived an unprecedented addition in trunk
and branch. The small germ -branchlets. du
ring the tine mild autumn, of necessitv re-
mained exceedingly tender, even up to the
ttme w!ien the cold weather came upon us. and
ia,l. consequently, perhaps not acquired their
usual solidity at that season of the year, agd
leSS preoared than Usual to undergo the sever-
I . o
ities of tven an ordinarv winter.
We mut ';
icom. to ti e conclusion that the f
ears en:er-
lauivd are not entirely without some founda
rion. Hoping it may' turn out otherwise, let
us patientlv await the time when the voice of
the turtle shall again be heard in the land, aad
we shall see.
There is a vce i that rood old book
. I r.i K-., rl,f t,i ll,i!, ,,f
The ;
merciful man regardeth the life of his beast."'
, . . f Ar.AW h..(lr i;vin 'nl; !
at niiTiiita
11 wit
scanty feed, aud without a shelter, I am con
strained to a.-k myself "What regard hath
that mau for the life of his beast?"
When I see a herd of vounsj
rvtle and '
hores huddled together in the corner of a
field, shivering in the bleak north-wind, with
no she.lter, but t,!e ,c"!d
6D0W- m tms wooden
sky, no bed but the :
country, ati unbidden ,
Fcr the Palladium.
it i; pout
Of the Wayne County Tahers Association,
hdd ot t amhrvJy" bb. 2.
Meeting was called to order by A. C
Shorn idge. President. On motion a Com
mittee was appointed to prepare business for
ti e next ir.eeling. J. C. Stanley, M. Charles
and E. M. Edgerton wero the committee. The
Essayists who were to read, being absent, the
morning was occupied in miscellaneous busi
ness. J. C. Stanley conducted an exercise in
Elocution, v.jry satisfactorily. Many u-eful
suggestions were made by different members
upon the various methods of training Classes
in Reading, one of which was reading the
vocal elements'alone. Adjourned to It o'clock
M. Charles conducted an exercise in mental
and written Arithmetic in a most interesting
manner. Joseph Moore furnished a report
on Respiration, D. Strawbridge on the subject,
of Grammar, A. C. fchortridge on Mensura-
tion. Committee then reported the following
duties for the next session of the Association.
Edgerton, Essay on moral Instruction. Etes.
Ess ,y on Natural Philosophy. Jesse S. Wil- !
son, on Menial Arithmetic, Miss E. Cox on
Primary Reading, Miss Jennie Eddy an Essay
on the utility of singing in Schools, (A son-'
by the Teachers.) Miss J. Way, report on
roar, II. llinktev on American
Hi-tory. J. C. Stanley on Composition, G. II.
Grant, Essay on the importance of attending
Teachers Associations, M. Charles on Written
Arithmetic, D. Roberts oil Gograthv, Miss
Alverson, Essay on School Government, H. .
Birusail. Essay on the Circulation of the B.ood,
M. W. Brown on the Improvement of Teach-
er s leisure hours
M. C. Stevenson Algebra.
and j H(lrty on lhe utiitT and best n7,thod
, . e i i v v
"f. conducting tchool ExhiCmotis; report
Association then adjourned to med in
, , , . ,
mond four weeks from date.
E. M. Edgertos, Sec'y.
The Educational meeting, on Friday even
in1'. had beendulv noticed, and at an earl v hour
j the Seminary cuiiding was well filled by an
., ,. , ,
their sro dcondacwhue they itetea toaiec-
- , ,' J. , . ,
tare ot some letigtn on" i he iro.ueiice of tanv
. . ? . -
Training, bv L. M. Edgenon. At t:ie As
. . ' . , . . .
Si'Clii4Ull li.l'i "nrii J.iC iiiuaiuci VI
and teachers who had nevtr before attended j
the Association, who doubtless came to learn j
in the :
columns ot the CtironiCie. wl.ose pow.r .o
: shed a Halo of light all around them, had
been held up as an inducement to the friends
, in Cambridge and vicinity, to attend the meet
; ing of the association. They did so. but we
; regret to say these lights were not to be seen,
i We think, however, the good people about
Cambridge who were with us were inter e&lei.
Come aah", friends.
A. C. SHORT RIDGE, Pres't.
E. M. Edgxstox , Sec'y.
Wiscossis. A writ of Quo TFarrafo
has been Usued from the Supreme Cuurt
j Wisconsin to Wm. A. Bakstow, acting Gov-
iernor or that State, requiring him to appca
; before said Court at Madison, February 7th.
r to show by what warrant he clames to hold
'aa(j exercise the office of Governor of that
State, and to abide lhe decision of the Court
Jig the premises.
The following intelligence we copy from ;
the St. Louis UemiiCTet of Tuesdiv:
Kent-leal of' Ciril IVar in K"tJ..j. .! Rattle
j Fought jrt defence of its B if Lit Bor
Latcrtnre in Arm The Country Pre
J'tirirz? to Fight.
Krcm cur Sjcial r.mffnl'Bt.
Lawrence. K. T.. Jan. 20. 10 A. M.
I resume my Cvrrepondence. There is
Ciril !f"c- in A'a.isis. An engsem-nt ws
fought at Eastin. a village twelve miles north
east of Leavenworth, by moonlight, about 2
o'clock Friday morning. It iaU-d about
twenty minutes. Sec:al of the border men
were wounded and two of them were vxpec
ted to die evt-rv moment. One Free State
son of Mr
woucded iu tlie forehead
id arm, but not
Ti.is important news w:is brought
about midnight bvasi-ci-! mesn -er
Leavenworth, from whom I received the sub
joined account of the difficulty and the par
ticulars, of the engagement.
After returning trom Lawrence without c
compiishing their openly avowed de'ermina- '
tion of exterminating the northern emigrants ,
and Free Sta'e Squatters, they avenge 1 dieru
belves by destroying the ballot box a. Leaven- j
worth, and throwing th press of the Territo- !
rial Ktyi titer iato liie Missouri river. They;
threa ened. also, to lynch several of the Free 1
State ni" i, and hang two obnoxious individ
uals Mr. Warren, a member of th Kansas :
legion, and another Mrxm. whom thev csll
i tie "i ct corresp
Jeiit of the Missouri
j Since tii it time, ruffianism has ruled Leav- .
S enaorth. ller Free State men there are un-!
; armod. and without an experienced leader, '
; while their proximity to Piat'c county renders
j an undisciplined opposition to the mobocrais
Mr. Slocum, the Fre-; S.a'o Mayor ef Ieav
enworth, seeing the impossit iiiiv of restoring
order, resigned his olli'-e some time ago. A
pro Slavery Mayor wa elected.
'ii.' eh - tion for S ate officers was to be
held throughout the Territory on Tuesday
lat At Leat-n worth, 1 am informed, the
Mayor i-u i a proclamation forbidding tho
opening of the polls. This despotic mandate
excited great indignation. The judges ad
journed the election till Thursday, and ap
pointed it to be held at Eastin. i
An armed torce was raised at Leavenworth
or in that vicinity, to seize the ballot box. The '
Free State men were informed of ihjir danger
and prepared to meet it. Spies brought the
intelligence to Leavenworth that the Free,
Slate men were arming. They then deter- .
mined to take them by surprise and therefore
postponed an attack urtil the evening, when
they expected to find tho Free State men
unprepared and to seize the boliot box with
out any difficulty.
At twiiight, the pro-Slavery men made a
charge. About a dozen Free State men
6tood awaiting them but there were twenty
others concealed. They then halted at
about on hundred yards from the house.
They were thirty-five or forty strong the
majority on horseback, and all ot them well
armed. ,
Some of the Free State men in the house ',
got excited, and rushed out to charge on ,
the enemy. As soon as the Pro-Slavery men
saw their force, they wheeled about and with
drew to some distance. i
They then placed a picket guard in the
lane that led to the house, and fired
on one or two Free State men, who attemp-.'
ted to pass it some time afier.
Mr. E. P. Brown, a Kentuckian. deter-;
mined to put a stop to their interferances. !
With an eiiual number of Free State men, j
he marched up to the picket guard. Both!
parties presented arms. Mr. Brown told
them to surrender or be shot. They sur- i
rendered. Four of them were disarmed, the j
other, a friend of one of the Free State guard, j
was permitted to retain his arms.
After this exploit several of the Free State
men returned to their homes. Thew thought
that the Pro-Slavery men had left. About'
two o'clock as Mr. Stephen Sparks, (of Rush :
county, Indiana.) was on his way home in
company with his son and nephew, they were
pursued by a company of fifteen mounted
men, who ordered them to halt and surren- t
der. They refused to do so, retreated to a
fence and prepared to defend themselves. :
The nephew, who was on horeh ii k. galloped
back to Eastin and informed Mr. Brown of ,
the situation of his friends. Mr. Brown with j
fifteen men, marched to rescue them and ar-
rived before they were arrested. Both par-!
ties moved on to a cross-road where the Pro- j
Slaverv men Wero reinforced. I
Thf-y parted, but before they had gone far j
several t-hots were fired into the ranks of the ;
Free State company. An engagement ensued, i
Volley after vc'dey was rapidly exchanged. ;
The combatants then retrea'ed to two houses, j
at rifle-shot dis'ariee and kept up a constant j
fire for five or ten minutes. One Free State!
man. with a Sharpe's rifle, lay down behind a
snow bank and fired at every man of the op t
posite party who dared to s'iow himself. The '
firing was kept v.;, r.n'il both parties were ex-:
htitiste J, when the Free S'n'e men withdrew;
to Flastin. The ballot box in the niaitime.
had b'-tn secured .v.: d carried out cf town by j
or.e of the v'.ii.
On the following morning, as Mr. Brown ;
was returning alone to Leavenworth, he was:
overpowered by f.n armei force nnd arrested, j
Mr. Minard. another Free State man. who j
had also made himself obnoxious by his con- j
duct on the previous evening, was arrested ,
during the forenoon. The Pro-Slavery men t
: announced ti.eir determination to hang both :
' of them, as soon as two men of their own
5 conipacv, who ere mortallv wounded, should
i die. ' !
Riders were dispatched to every part of the !
Territory, to f.t.n -urce tne 0 anger oi u.e j
pr s mer, and obtain forces to rescue them. ;
The rr.ess'ir.ger arrived here at midnight.
A Council of safety was held immediately, '
ar. l horsemen were dispatched in every di- j
rec'-ion. to col'.-ct fvices for the rescue of the j
Frc-e Sate rr.en of Leavenworth, who are;
threatened with destruction.
Ire weatt.er is vr-ry cola, ana an ley wina ,
is whittling through the streets, but blood is i
at fever heat, and every one is anxious to
march, without delay, to the theatre of war.
The spirit-stirring drum is standing ouUide;
met; with r!2eson their shoulders, are march-!
ing to the appointed places of rendezvous;'
while the ladies of Lawrence are melting !ead J
, t r- n ft , fari-iilTfll
In hasie,
J. R,
The statement that Mr. Minard was taken
a prisoner, proves incorrt-ct. He is now in
town, having made his escape at the time
h wa supposed to have been taken. The
stumbling of one of the horses of his pursuers
and the facing of the rider was nU.ken b?
thf lrwik ir. .r tin &. tru arrest cf Mr. M. lie
wa-s purued about two miles, aad fired np-jn
several times, dui esc pu - -
Sparks is also in town, and confirms the truth
fulness of the aiov report, so far as it came
under Lis observation-
Mr. Brown was uken by tha nb a c.
rau-d above while on his way home with sevel
ral others. He objected to being taken BJ
thought it better to sell his life as dearly
possible on the spot; but his associ.C4 ,
him to surrender, claiming tha: tbey woaJd
all be slain. This he finally, but vtrv relae.
tantly consented to do, in consideration of
saving the lives of his companions who seeej.
ed so unwilling to defend thems!ve. jj"
and seven others were taken back to
and guarded through Friday. At night thev
took Mr. B. out after releasing the ot!:erft4
the purpose of hanging hua. bavin their
ropes and implements ready for the wrk
Some proposed a cornpromis ibaj tJj,T lTtav
him and lei him go. This vti agreed t
when several persons sprang npoa Lira wiijj
their hatchets and bowie-knivvs, aj CllE3.
nienccd stabbing, chopping, beating and kick-"
ing him until he was iVilen to the earth, after
receiving ih.-.e mortal wounds ia his',?!
i;h ha chets, and numerous other hijarieii
any of which would probably have ca4,i
his death. Af.er laying upon the cJii earth
for a wh.ile, consciousness setnird to returu
when he rose and attempte I to escape, bat h
was agaiu lakeu, b-a n. kicked aud dragged
to a wagn. to which he was throw ninto
like a dead brut. a.d in this condition
was cariied ten miles to Dunn groggerv,
in Salt Creek valley, w here his slavers
went through the fares of attempting todr
his wounds. Finding That he must die
and human natur beginning to get the escen
dancy, he was carried to his owa homs
ihree-tourths ot a nn.e distant, and
charge of his wife.
gea ia
She interogitcd him as to how he had re
ceived the injuries, and he responded faint'r,
though audibly. "I have been murdered by a
gang of cowards, in cold blood, without ny
cause. IaiBieaiateiy after, he gasped, and
OF1XI0.N3 or T11K TRESS.
In relation to the matter, the Herald cf
Freedom, of the 19th ul:., holds the follow
ing !a'ig',ige:
We are positively aur. d that it has been
determined upon to arrest every member of
the State GoernuHnt wheitn g-es into ope
ra ion on the 4 h of Mirt h next; and that Mr.
Jones is already making arrangements for his
posse again in advance from Missouri. If
another party from that State comes here oa
such an expediton, we hope to Heaven not a
person will bo allowed to return to tell th
tale of their extinction. They should be
shot down like wild beasts, and their bonw
allowed to bleach in the sun for centuries, t
warning to future invaders We hope furth
er, that if the Governor of Missouri will allow
a foray c f vagabonds from that Slate lomake
inroads upon a peaceful, urioiferiding neigh
bor, that the citizens of adjoining State will
come to the rescue, and teach them that both
parties can play at the same game of war.
We have been harrassed. and put to the
expense of thousands on thousands of dollars
to protect our people from outrage, and stiil
they are shot downi cold blood, withoutanr
offense, save differing in opinion on a politi
cal iueiion. Unless Congress 'nterferes im
mediately, and puts a ; stop to the gathering
storm, so true as a God of infinite justice rul.
the world, so true a war such as never wai
dreamed of upon the American comment will
open upon us with all its horrors. The peo
ple of sixteen State, and embracing three
fourths of the free population of the Union
are never to remain quiet lookers on and e
their sons and brothers slain in cold blood oa
the plains of Kansas. The blow once struck
the shock will recoil upon Missouri, sod tli
end, who can tell?
From the Kansas Herald (pro-slavery) w
extract the following :
We learn that on Thursday night, a conflict
enued between the Abolitionists arid Pro
Slavery men, at the town of Eastin. H miles
West of this place. One of the Pro Slavery
party, a man by the name of Cook, was kil
led. It grew out of the election that the Ab
olitionists were holding for State officers.
Failing to hold the election on the day ap
pointed, Tuesday, they postponed it to Thurs
day, and the result has been the shedding of
blood. Our city authorities very properly
put down the election here, but the Abolition
ists, determined lo carry out their treasonable
and revolutionary movements, assembled at
Dawson's store, on Stranger Creek, and there
have committed all sorts of violence. Ho
long will these outlaws be permitted to goua
punished. From the Western Reporter, (pro slavery)
wh extract the following:
The Foliar. There are some persons in
this county who are pro-slavery, and who d
not approve of that wild and blind policy, ia
augura'ei by Atchison and Stringfellow.
They believe that the policy of this class of
pro-slavery men are doing more to abolitkmixa
Kan-as than any other class, and hence it i
tha'. so large a portion of the people of thU
county have thrown Atchison. .S,ringf-llo,
t Co. overboard. The limes call for men of
wise and cord heads, to guide the des'ir.y of
tt.e country, and the tet evidence of the un
fi'ti"' of men f -r public ofa-e. at our ap-rr-,a:hir.g
August election, will be found ia
he action of Atchison and Stringfellow.
TLoe whom they support, let every psrsoa
who loves hi? country, ojpoto.
Ravaues or WoLvr.3 in Iowa Two Pxs
sons Dzvot'HSD. Owing to the extreme cold
weather for some time p at, the wolves ia On
wattamie county have become dargeroai
neighbors. Poultry yard and sheep f-!i
have been robbed to a fearful extent, and ia
several instances the hungry beasU have tot
been inclined to spare the human specie.
Ab-jut three wet-ksago.a man was returnie;
from a prayer meeting accompanied by
two daughters, one sixteen and the oilier twerj-ty-ihrt
e years of age. Theyvrere all riding
the same hor.sO, when suddenly a pa k of tim
ber wolves assailed them, and being until
to escape by flight, they attempted to dtfeol
ihemtefves. but the ferocious hearts attacked
the horse, rendering him unmanageable. The
oldest daughter was partly thrown and partly
dragged to the ground, arid instantly devour
ed. Ibis enabled the fa'her and other daajh
ter to escape. Several neighbor soon raf
tered, but upon repaiting to the spot notbm?
but one shoe was was found. nd a very few
remr.anu of the usfortunaus girls clothing.
A boy about thirteen years oia ien io -u
t water at a sprinir. which was
about a half a mil distant, since which ume
nothing has been seen of him. The pail was
found 3ear the spring; also, some marks of
blood and a lock or two of hair. Several
persons have have been chased by these T'
age monsters. Ktokuck Daily Putt.
3T Sjroe chap -down East" has discov
ered the cause of the prolonged cold nap -
He says "when Dr. Kane Wi the North po
he forgot to shut the back-door after him.
X-The prices for produce have been con
siderably depressed in the eas era markets
since the arrival of the last peace new. "

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