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1'LIMIOUTII, ÜVDIAIYA. WEDNESDAY, June II, 1851. DEMOCIIATIC XOMIXATIOX FOR CONGRESS, IX THE 9ih DISTRICT: GRini3I N. FITCH, Of Cass County. Wanted, A good industrious bo, of good edu cation and of moral habits, is wanted at ihz "Pilot' office immediately, to learn the printing business one about 16 or 18 years old and from the country would be preferred. Our Rochester Subscribers. Those persons who subscribed to the "Rochester 'Republican." and are now receiving the rilot" in its stead, and bare not already paid their subscription, are respectfully requested to pay the postage on the Pilot" and we will de duct that amount froza their lubscrip. tiou. TTnshiuxtouiaii Society. We arc requested to mention, that the question "Whether it is good policy to license Groceries for the retail of Ardent spirits," will be discussed on Monday evening next. An opportunity will be presented for any one to participate in thi discussion. Extension of flic Cincinnati and Newcastle Ilailroad. We learn that spirited efforts are now being made to extend this railroad to Michigan City, La Porte County; where it will irtrscct the Northern Indiana Railroad ibracing iv. its route, Logans port, Rochester and Plymouth. We learn further, that Cass county has sub scribed liberally to this important work. Fulton county ha3 subscribed 810,000, which amount will be increased; the subscription in Marshall County, as yet, has reached only 810,000, but the pros pect is fai; for a much heavier subscrip tion. In view of the great benefit to be de rived from a railroad through the several counties in which the proposed road is to be located, we doubt not that the citizens therein, will subscribe liberally to its advancement, as it will not only prove a great convanience for the transportation of their surplus produce, but greatly enhance the value of proper ty in the vicinity of the road. Since writing the above, we learn by a gentleman who conversed with dele gates recently returned from the New Castle Convention, that there was a large and enthusiastic meeting on the 3d inst. to take into consideration the best means of connecting Cincinnati with Lake Mich igan, by Rail Road. We learn from the same source, that Judge Wood of Butler county Ohio, pre sided, assisted by sundry Vice Presidents and that the President of the Convention made a very able address, eloquently and forcibly portraying the advantages of the proposed Rail Road. The meeting provided for Ihe survey of three routes, one of which strikes the Wabash and Erie Canal at Logansport, and running North through Rochester Plymouth, ccc, to the Lake, and it isex pected that a corps of engineers will be sent out in about four weeks, to com mence the survey. Cincinnati was largely represented in the Convention, and the strongest assur ance was given by the delegates from the Queen City," that she would do her share of the effort to secure the final com pletion of the road. Great enthusiasm was manifested by all the delegates, and if a portion of that spirit can be infused into the agricutural, mercantile and oth er classes along the line, we need not des pair of seeing the road completed in a few years. ?Ir. T. IS. Peterson, The enterprising Book and Magazine Publisher, has sent us a copy of each of the following useful works: "French, without a Master," "Latin, without a - Mister,' Italian, without a Master," "German, without a Maiter," "Span ish, without a Master." Wc do not doubt thit each of these works will prove a valuable assistant to those who wish to acquire a knowledge of the res pective languages upon which they treat, and in the number of I- ions (Four,) as stated by the publisher. A. II. Monteith, Kaq... These work my be obtained at Vm . compmtively tridiu cost of 2I centsk by addregsing T. B. Peterson, 98 ' "Sit Str??t, Philadelphia. Bulletin of the American Art UNION" for Apriljust received. The "Bulletin" contains several fine En: gratings is published by the American Art Union for the benefit of the members thereof, and the profits of the work approprated to the encouragement of the Fine Arts. We are gratified to learn that the American Art Union is prospering even bevond the most sanguine expectations. Its worthy objects are fully carried out, none of which are more praiseworthy, than the encouragement it offers to na tive Artists. The terms of Membership, are 85 per annum, each subscriber being entitled to an elegant and costly Engraving. Address, Andrew Walker, Corresponding Secretary. New York City. monthly Literary Miscellany, For June is on our table: a most in teresting Periodical edited with much ability and very neatly printed. The Publishers have enlisted some of the ve ry best talent for the "Miscellany." Thoughts for A Young Man," by Horace Mann, Esq., will be read with deep in terest. Indeed, the whole work possesses great interest and were it in our pow er, the "Miscellany," should have twenty-five thousand, instead of ten thous and, (its present circulation.) It richly deserves it. Published monthly, in De troit, by Duchery Quinby, at $1 per annum, in advance. CC3" The reader is referred to a call in to-day's paper, for an Auti-Slavery Convention. EDITORIAL SUMM AR Y . Thomas Curran, a boy of fourteen, ran off a few weeks since from Kildare, Ireland, with a young lady only" 13 years old. It is thought the youthful lovers started for this country. Robert Dale Owen has been presented with a splendid silver pitcher, by the la dies of Indianapolis. Roulette tables, and other gnming ap paratus, are now of but little alue in San Francisco. A year ego, they were in great demand. Several arrests of distinguished and wealthy citizensin Cubs, have been re cently made On suspicion that they were in favor of the revolution. W.II.Seward, of N. York. has been en gaged for the defendants.in the great con spiracy case, now progressing in Detroit. Dr. Fitch,' supposed to be one of the ringleaders in the conspiracy, is now on trial in that city. Arrests continue to take place of per sons connected with the Cuban Expedi tion. The young Spaniard lately executed in Cuba, was offered a full pardon if he would give the names of those engaged in the attempt to revolutionize that is land. He sternly refused, and died rath er than betray his companions. The great Methodist Church suit is progressing. The property in controver sy amounts to $750,000. The railroad from Tcrre Hautte to In dianapolis will be completed the coming season. A large number of Italian swindlers and beggars, have just arrived at New York. Look out for them. Mrs. Fillmore, wife of the President, accompanied by her son, arrived in De troit last week. Ii is stated that Jenny Lind has given to charitable purposes, since she came to this country, at least 8100,000. The steamer Visitor was sunk on the Wabash last week in. collision with' another boat, and is supposed to be a to tal loss. The cholera is raging fearfully on the iuibäissippi nvcr, particularly among the blacks. Two of the wretched men now uder sentence of death for murder, were once highly respectable men, but had become habitual drunkard. Miss Sarah II. Hurst was drowned at Fisherville, New Hampshire, while out on a pleasure excursion on the 1st of May. The Chrystal palace at the World's Fair, is one-third of a mile in lenlh, an I 100 feet wide. A young man in Delaware has been fined 85 for enclosing .two letters in a newspaper, and sending them by wail. Thomas Ritchie, Esq., late editor of the Washington Union, has been present ed with a massive silver pitcher by the worVmen t ngn in hit offie. A dry dock, costing 8610,000 is to be constructed in California' at the expense of the Government. A fire has been raging in a coalmine in Wales, for 26 years. . Warnock, who killed a man recently, in Cincinnati, has been bailed; there ap pears to be little doubt that he will be acquitted. The Telegraph line between Philadel phia and Pittsburg, has declared a divi dend of sixty per cent, and from 12 to 15 per cent., regularly every year since it was completed. The Turkish costume is coming into quite common use in the city of New York. The Telegraph office in Wabash, was recently struck by lightning, and the in struments, books, &c, destroyed. The building was saved with much difficulty. We learn from the Cincinnat Nonpa reil, that the jewelry store of N. Hazen, in that city, was robbed, recently, of forty-two gold watches, seventeen sil ver watches, many gold chains, worth between five and six thousand dollars. Daniel S.Ward, one of the most use ful uud distinguished citizens of Indi ana; clis, last week. The Democrats of Jefferson countv. Pa., have reconsidered their resolution nominating Gen. Cass, and have declared in favor of Mr, Buchanan for the next Presidency. Gov. Wright has appointed Alvin P. Hovey, Judge of the fourth judicial cir cuit in this State, in place of James Lockhart, resigned. Two yoang ladies have made their ap pearance in Fort Wayne, dressed in trow sers and short frocks. The Hamilton county Register, print ed at Noblesville in this State, is advo cating bothWhig and Democrasic princi ples, an editor from both parties is con tributing to its columns. The FoTt Wayne Sentinel, of the 24th ult , speaking of the late flood in that vicinity, says "The injury to the corn crop in the country is incalculable most of it is either washed out or rot ted in the ground, and will have to be re-planted." Col, James H. Lane has been impris oned and fined 8100, and five minutes imprisonment, for challenging Col. Du inont to fight a duel. The Locusts are appearing in large numbers in different parts of the State, and it is feared they may greatly injure the wheat and hay crop. There appears to be but little doubt of Gen. Joseph Lane's election as Delegate to Congress from Oregon The Whig Convention of Hendricks county have instructed their delegates to vote for J. Harvey, for Congress. CO" Why is a woman like a resette? Because she is made of ribbon, (rib bone.) A Democratic District Conven tion, Composed of delegates from the coun ties of Stark and Marshall, will be held in PLYMOUTH, on Saturday, June 28th, at one o'clock, P. M., for the purpose of nominating a Representative to the State Legislature, and a Commissioner for Marshall County. The basis for vo ting will be arranged by the Conven tion. By order of the Central Com mittee of Marshall Co. Plvmouth. June 4. 1851. tVliiff convention. The Whigs of Marshall and Starke coun ties are requested to meet in Convention at the Court House in Plymouth, on SATURDAY JUNE 21st., 1851, at 1 o'clock P. M., for the purpose of nominating a suitable person as a candi date for Representative in this district. Every Whig is a delegate, and all are in vited to attend and participate in the ac tion of the convention. By order of many Whigs. The following gentlemen are spoken of as candidates for that office: THOMAS SUMNER, DR. R. BROWN, JOHN L. WESTERVELT, EDW RD NEWHOUSK. Anti-Slavery Convention. The Anti Slaveay men of this Con gressional District, are requested to meet at PLYMOUTH, on the 25th of June, 1851, to nominate a candidate for Congress, and to transact such other business as may be deemed necessary. E. II. CROCKER, R. W. PALMER, E. BRIGGS. A. BAYLEN. TRUMAN FOY. South Bend, June 7. 1851. The Cincinnati papers state that the grape crop i entirely destroyed. CALIFORNIA NEWS. New York, June 3. The Empire City has arrived. Rob beries are so numerous in the neighbor hood of Monterey, that the inhabitants have failed on the Executive for protec tion. There has been much snow on the mountains, and several persons have been frozen to death. There are rumors of a recont expedi tion to take possession of Lower Califor nia. The Legislature has passed a home stead exemption bill, and fixed the rates of interest at ten per cent. Business was brisk, and prospects en couraging. The news from the mining districts is more encouraging than ever. Some of the richest specimens yet seen have been brought to the city. Two men obtained in one afternoon 70 ounces of gold. Other parties were equal ly as fortunate. Murder and lynching, however, coming though not aspreva- lent as formerly. The accessson of a large number of women brought by almost every arrival, has had a beneficial effect on society, es pecially in the cities. The market was well stocked with goods, and they were still arriving. The supply if far in advance of the demand. Flour was $10,50, and 811. Corn rneal. per bbl. 85 50 and 86 00. Hams, prime 811 and 815. Butter. 25 and 35 cts. The Empire City brought 81,SOO,000. in gol I. B-trnum announces that Jenny Lind i. ... : ii.!. gift's uui nine inuio tuuceiis in una country. A Question for Jnvers. Suppose five men owned a piece of land having a portion of it stt apart for pasturage in common, but each having a rieca reserved for his own use to till. One man owned a horse, another a dog, another a flock of geese, another two goats, and another had his piece of laud in meadow. The horse was standing in the common adjoining the meadow, at the foot of a bi&h bunk, on the top of which were the goats, The dog was sit ting on the road. The flock of geese were passing by with the gander at their head, and in order to drive the dog away, to make room for his flock, hissed him. The dog mistaking it for a human voice, ran at the goats, who being frightened, immediately fled, and as they leaped off the bank, jumped on each side of the horse standing below, and there hung by the yoke. The horse taking fright ran away with the goats on his back into a pond of water, and drowned both him self and goats. The owner of the horse sued the owner of the goats for riding his horse into a pond of water; the owner of the goats sued the owner of the dog for frightening his goats; and the owner of the dog sued the ovner of the geese; the owner of the goats sued the owner of the horse for drowning his goats; and the owner of the meadow sued the owner of the goats for trespass. Who of the per sons are entitled to a verdict? Indiana Itail ISoads. The rhilroad fever is now at its height, in our State. Large quantities of rail-road iron and cm wheels, &c. have gone up the river, for the Lafayette and Indianapolis road. A number of cars and loads of iron have been landed at Terre Haute, for the Terre Haute and Richmond road, which will be put in operation immediately. The Lafayette and Crawfordsville road has received several engines and part of its iron, and will be in running order during the summer. The New Albany and Salem road is now making arrangements to extend to Crawfordsville, where it will unite with the road now building to Lafayette, and thence going north, touch the Lake at Michigan City, and on west towards Chi cago. The portion west of Michigan City will be put under contiact immedi ately. The Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan road is pushing on with extra ordinary vigor, is nearly all under con tract, and will be completed by the fall oflS52. The Evansville anu Brinceton road is now receiving its equipments and will be along in a few months. The Madison and Indianapolis road is now expending about half a million in the purchase of new engines, cars, &c, to meet the wants of its increasing busi ness. Several other railroad enterprises witk in the state are going on steadily and surely. During the present summer, we suppose there will be over two hundred miles of iron track laid within the State. Pcrrysrille Eagle, "A national Free Soil Convention is to be held at Cleveland, Ohio, on the 4th of July, for the purpose of taking appro priate political action against the fugi tive slave law. More Arrests in Cuba The New York Sun publishes with a great flourish, a letter from Port Principe announcing the arrest of five lawyers and four plan ters by the Cnban Authorities on charge of being engaged in revolutionary move ments. They were closely guarded and taken off Havana The Sun says it caus ed great excitement there. Two of thein are the ablest lawyers in Cuba. Cincinnati, June 2. No signs of, cholera here. The city is healthy. The cholera on the river is confined chirly to emigrunts. Revolutionary Feeling in Cuba. Spariish. Opinions. The Savannah Kepublic-m has some translatioss of extracts from Spanish letters from Havanna, received by the Is abella. They come by private hands. After vouching for the entire truth of its assertions one dated the 8th inst. says: Hourly, nay minutely have wc been anxiously awaiting to hear the joyful ti dings of your being landed on the isle, or at least on your way. Do not believe for a moment the rumors that you will receive no aid here on the island. Many Spanish officers and soldiers, independent of the Creoles, will join the patriots as soon as they land; and could I, without endangering the lives of many of my friends here, I would give the names of some of the most influential and wealthy planters on the isle who have pledged their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor in the contest such names as would make the throne of her Majesty tremble. The day will come, and that, too ere long when Cuba tciU yet be fuel But still I frar for our frier.ds here, for God knows if the least suspicion is thrown out, they will suffer and that terribly. A Cuban Hero. Montes de. Oca, the young Cuban, recently executed at Ha vanna, for attempting to bribe a pilot to assist Lopez in his invasion of that island, died like a hero. A letter to the Savananh Republican says: Previous to his execution, the Captain General Concha gave him nine days to denounce all patriots on the island, and promised him his liberty and a large sum of money but he nobly replied that he would sooner die a thousand deaths than denounce his friends; for, said he, Cuba will be free, and after generations will shed a lesr to the memory of one who fell in behalf of his country, and our friends in the United States will not know that Cuba has thousands who will perish by the garrote rather than live in bondage. The Southern Ri?Ms Convention. Baltimore, Friday, May 9. The Charleston papers are filled with reports of the Convention, resolutions addresses, &c. The following are the resolutions that have since been adopted. 1st. That in the opinion of this meet ing the State of South Carolina cuanot submit to the wrangs and aggressions which have been perpetrated by the Fed eral Govern merit and the Northern States. without dishonor and ruin, and that it is necessary tc relieve herself therefrom, with or without co-operation of other Southern States. 2nd. That concert of action with one or more of our States of the South, wheth er through the proposed Southern Congress or in any other way is an object worthy of many sacrifices, but not the sacrifice involved in submission. 3rd. That we hold the right of seces sion to be essential to the sovereignity and freedom of the States of this Confede racy, and that the denial of that right would furnish to an injured State the strongest additional cause for its exorcise. 4th. That this meeting looks with con fidence and hope to the Convention of the people to exert the sovereign power of the State in defence of its rights, at the earliest practicable period and in the most effectual manner, and to the Legis lature to adopt the most speedy and ef fectual measures towards the same end. The Savannah papers state that, the seizure of the "Cleopatra" was the cause of the breaking up of the Cuban Expedi tion. THE LOCUSTS. The seventeen-year Locusts have made their appearance in this region. The fol lowing brief description of the appear auce of the insects above ground, and of its transition to the winged Locust, con tributed to the Baltimore American by Dr. Smith, is accurate and interesting: 'When they come up from the earth always about day-light or a little before they immediately climb the first object they m?et with, a tree, a bush, a stale, any thing two or three feet high. They then lay hold of the bark, fixing them selves firmly by their claws, and com mence working themselves out of their old shell, which is done br rupturing it upon the back between the shoulders, and drawing themselves out- As soon as they Ret fairly out, they seize hold of the old shell with their claws, raise them selves, and begin to expand their wings. Their bodies and wings at this time are exceedingly delicate, white, moist; but a few minutes exposure to the air dries and hardens them, so that by the time the sun has fairly risen they are perfect and can fly. - The wings before sloughing, are beautifully folded up, and is a beautiful sight to see them unfold and in a few minutes changed from the most soft and delicate tissue to the firm and rigid wing of the perfect insect. If it be a wet or very cloudy day, they are apt to perish in the operation of sloughing and drying.' From our exchanges we learn that their appearance is general throughout the State. RAtif Road The fine rise in the river has enabled boats to get up with a large quantity of iron for the rail road. There is more cn the way, and expected here every day. A great number of car wheels have also arrived Two tenders for the locomotives will be along in a day or two. The iron is being hauled from the river to the road, and we understand the work of laying itdowu will be commenced in a very short time. Cirpenters are busily engaged in putting up a car house, and every thing indicates that this end of the line is going ahead with despatch. I W'alaak Courier, Ttrrt Haute. Incorporated Wealth. The war now being waged throughout Ohio, against the new constitution, suf ficiently illustrates the vast and danger ous at all times in the control of banded wealth. None but those who are wilful ly blind ran fail to see that the best in terests of the great of the people are wise ly proteccted by the New Constitution. The truth of this fact is so palpable that but few will undertake to pTove the con trary. Yret in the lace of this strong ar gument in behalf of the wisdom of the New constitution, the Bank influence of the State is organizing against it an op position which they claim will be suffi c'entlp powerful to defeat it. We trust that their expectations will fail to be re alized ; but the result will depend on the activity and Matchfuln s; of voters who ask no special exemptions for themselves ami are willing to grapt none, to others. Let all be up and doing! Clermont (Ö) Sun. The Hail itoad. We learn that the contract for srradin &c. West from this place to the State liue has been let to Mr. Furnham ofNew Haven, who takes 8100,000 of it in stock, the rerr.nimler in 7 per cent Bjnds of the Company at par. Sufficient IrOla3- been purchased for laying the whole road through to Chica go, and one loa-d of it, for this portion of the route, has already arrived at St. Joseph, it is the intention of Mr. Jervis, the Chief Engineer, to huve the Cars run ning to Chicago ly next New Year's if possible. The route of the Road from here West has been located on the Northern survey through Terre Coupee and Rolling Prai ries. Pacific Hailroad.- The directors of the I acific Railroad have advertised proposals lor grading and bridging forty five miles of the road from? St. Louis west Several loutechave bien surveyed, but which one of the directors huve selected, is not yet mode public. Great interest is ft It in '.he location of the road, and the directors have seen proppor, for some reason or other, to withhold all information ns to the route adopted. The State of Missouri has off ered to loan its credit for two millions o( dollars to this enterprise, provided the people will first subscribe a million and a half to it. Three, hundred thou sand dollars arc needed to make up the requisite amount. Courier. Washington, June 5. Alexander D. Moore has leen appoint ed by the Presiden', Collector of Cus toms at Wilmington, N. C, vice Mr. Ranking, resigned. Considerable excitenvnt was shown to dav at the ticket iuction for Jennv w m Lind's farewell concert to morrow night. Nearly every seat in the house, sold at the average premium of $? r0. The whole receipt will amount to SIS. 000. Boston, Jnne 5. Judge Sprague, in his charge to the Jury, in the fugitive case, contended that the laws of 1793 and 1970 were con stitutional: objections were raised by Mr, Hill, counsel for defence. 1st. That Congress had no power to legislate. 2d. That no trial by jury was previ ded, &c. 3d. That no power is given uy the constitution. 4th. It is contrary to article 3rd of the constitution and the law of 93 by general acquiescence. New Orleans, June 3. We have Texas dates to the 30th ult. There has been some terrible examples of Lvnch law at El Passo. Serious difficulties have occurred be tween the Mexicaus and Indians on the Rio Grande. A meeting of Democrat and land Re formists was held last night at Tammany Hall for the purpose of responding to the action of the Democratic Senators on the subject of freedom of the public lands. Col. llackett. President. Among other resolutions, the follow. ing was adopted: Resolved, That we. nominate Hon. Isaac P. Walker, of Wisconsin, as a candidate of the Democratic party in 1S52, -subject to the decision of the National Democratic Convention; believ ing that his name will inspire confidence among the people, and sustain the union and harmony, so indispensable to the triumph of democratic principles in the approaching contest. The Legiiimists of France have thrown off all disguise, and Möns, de Falloux has declared that they demand the resto ration of the monarchy, and reccom mend immediate action. M. Lamartine recommends the repeal of the present electoral law, and return to universal suffrage. The Pope had sent for a large force of Austriausto supply the place of the French troops who were about to evac uate Rome. Cairo, III., The cholera has broken out on tha lower Mississippi. The steamer Fridei of the West arrived here from below crowded with emigrants, and had cn board 30 cases of cholera. New Orleans, President Ilcrrera died in Mexico cn the 15th ult. Baltimore, June 4. The Virginia Convmtion have adopted a provision ptohihiling the Legislature from passing any law for the emancipa tion of slaves.