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:w: i i i i i il I Jnnoint (Courier. JT. H. WARDEN, EDITOR. i i n W A I O W A THURSDAY, AUG. 9. REMOVED. GY JTtf Col'RlIR PRINTING OTTIC* has let* removed into the 2nd story oj A. 1*. Ctrovtt* thnt iterry brick building on Main street. ANOTHER AMERICAN VICTORY! WapcHo Right Side Up!! The Election passed off very quietly is this county, though a much heavier •ate «u polled than ever before given. Ai we predicted heretofore the Locofoco Pro Slavery Party has been routed Hfcorse, foot, and dragoon," and ih A* Merican Ticket is elected by a triumph •At majority. W# bad hoped to give the Official vote in to-day's paper, but tt the pi! books of on* Townehip art ftot yet in, we cannot obtain it. The fallowing are the reported majorities for Judge Oaborn, and the balance of the ticket will fall bat little below iheinc Columbia Tp., Osborn'a m*j. 109 Richland, 91 Dahlenega, 60 Compatine, BP Cass, 11 Polk, 44 *6 Centre, fl7 Highland, Adams, 4$ Iras ant, Total waj. for Osborn, Agency Tp., Flint's Green, Keokuk,* Washington, 803 eo II 4 Total msj. for 94 ©abort's majority in the county 290. Hr. Flint waa a vary "willing soul, but Ito w*a a Utile too short." This is oertainly a glorious victory It i lbs American Party, hot they should Mt he astisfiad with this. Another and for more important election will soon be Jitid. A President is to be electsd next year, and if you would have one who will do justice to the West and not pan* 4tr to the South and foreign influence, you should stand to your arms. Be up and doing then from this time onward, •ad resollec4 that "Eternal vigilance is 0ft prioe of Liberty.** AGRICULTURAL, There will be a meeting of the Wap die Agricultural Soeiety in Ottumwa M*' Saturday at 1 o'clock. The Committee have fixed the premi nttbe on the different ariioles and must hare funds to pay them, or the fair must •b* a failure. Farmers and citizens come op, one and all, join the Society, pay uae dollar, remembering that every do! 4if ou pay in, aecuree another dollar 1w»iu the State funds until the whole a aauuat ahall reach four hundred dollars. .Lat us have a glorious Fair equal if not \a Jade superior to any other county in tH4 A MEMBER. OT A eofrespondent of the Oskaloo 10 Timet, who write** we suppose irom Ottumwa, and signs himself "Wapello," "The knowaftthinga are at work, the' they have ceased to hold meetings "till after the election." Presuming, no doubt apon their numerical strength hitherto acquired, and well knowing that there •re a great many democrats in "the or 4cr," who would withdraw at the tint opportunity, they have taken this method keepiog them within their ranks." Wapello" further states that this is til "indubatable aod undented fact," and that "the Democratic ticket will be elee ted." This "indabatable" falsehood abont the knownolhings not meeting "till after the election" waa also circulated in placet io this county, but the lie would jurt go down, for it was a well known feet that that they net every evening •'till after the election." We congratu late "Wapello" on the majority the Lo ooioeo ticket it elected by, whioh is a boot thret hundred-~-"oi6t the left,"— aad which "iadubatable .'act" shows that (be know nothings met on election day, and gave the Locofoco candidates a ehance to "withdraw at the firat#ppor* luitv," presented. Ail Right, Oiee Uorel Our Railroad his again been contract Oil, and W6 now have the ttiongast sssu i»ncet that it will be eocatructed in the |ipe agreed upoa. Men of character tpd business, citizens of our own State, Ipd who value their reputations, have Undertaken the work, and in a very few Months the iron horse will be on hit way ^ettward from the Mistittippi. HT We learn that a couple ef fistU occurred at Ageney on Monday. ^Tllobody was seriouely hurt, and the on good result was a alight increaae of ifee School Fund by the finet impoaed 00 a couple of the beligerants. V Cupneetlig. Campmceting, under theauapicetof iho Methodist Epiacop&l Church, will be heW at Chillieothecamp ground, com a#nciug on Thnreday «he 10th ioet. Tie Effects of Railroads. The Olncy (Illinois) Republican hat the following paragraph: "Lumber, agricultural implements, and all kir.de of goods, ware* anii merchan diss are now arriving by railroad.— Heavy freight taken at the levee in St. Louis, is delivered in Olney at 23 cent* per hundred, which is better than paying wagons il 50 to $2, besides the certainly and dispatch is worth something. St Louis is now much easier of acese by Rail road than ever Vincenn^e was by wagons." Oiney is some 140 miles from St. Louis on the line of the Ohio and Mississippi Kditroad. If freight can be taken that distance for 25 cents per hundred it can be carried from Burlington to Ottumwa for 15 cents, or 85 cents per hundred cheaper than we now get it done. In the language of the Intelligencer we can but repeat that "there is a volume of reasoning in these facts and it is sack facts that justify railroad building. If freights cost from eight to ten times as much by wsgons as by railroad, wbo loses 'J he merchant? No. He puts it on his goods. It is the consumer, the farmer, who loses and he loses a second time in the loss on his produce for want of facilities to get it cheaply to market. The farmers, more than any other class are interested in railroad building. And when political demagogues go to farmers with arguments against railroads, they ought to be sent off to some better business." Rather too Thin-skinned. It may col be generally known, but it it nevertheless true, that the Locofoco party leaders of this county have alwa) s since ws commenced the publication ef a pa per at Ottumwa, sent their ticket and band bill printing away to Fairiield, Ke osauqua and Oskalooss, their anti Pro tective Tariff notione and hostility to Home Industry cot permitting these thin skinned gentlemen to support and en courage a paper at home, and one that labora for :he advancement of their own town and county. Duting the recent canvass they sent their bills to Oakaleosa, and had their tickets also printed there, and they were printed, with a vengeance. Mr. Mcln tire't name was printed Alclntie, and had he received a majority of the votes cast at the election on Monday, accord ing to Locofoco decisions (tee caae of Mason vi: Harlan) hia competitor, Mr. Koox, would have received the certificate of office, as there waa no aach person aa Mclntre running for the office of Treasurer. In the bills appointing timee for speak iog, appointments were printed for 3 o'clock in the morning, and two ap pointmentt at different placet *t the same hour. If it is any gratification at afl to our Locofoco frienda to have their printing botched up in this way, we assure them we shall not mourn about its lost. They have the undoubted right lo send it a way but would il not look a little more liberal to have it done at home? Why QOt send your Shoemaking, Tinning. Saddling, Blaeksmithing or Wsgen ma ding to Oskaloosa because, perhaps, yon oould Dfttffil A Lfcccfuco -at 10 doit! TO SUBSCRIBERS. Nea* Monday we shall commence a collecting tour through this county. We shall viait Ashland, Agency, Competice, Dahlontga, Kirkvillc, Eddyville, Chilli cothe, Blakesburg and Pt. Isabel, and we hope that every person indebted to us will prepare themselves to p»y up promptly. With some of our subscri bers we have waited until forbearance baa ceased to be a virtue, to they may expect to be treated aa they would treat ua had we owed them three, fuur, five or aix years and had never made any ef fort to pay thtn* We need it, and muat have money. Am ATFRAY.—On the day of election a serious affray oceurred at Dahbnega, between two men named Jecko and Roop. There waa a difficulty existing between ihem about the price of a har row, and meeting on that day it was bro'i op, when tome irritating woids were used by Jecko, and Roop atruck him on the head with a atone and fractured his efcull* Roop ie said to be a small man and a cripple, and Jecko a large man weighing near 200 pouadt. Drs. Hin sey, Wood 4i Douglass were called in and removed the fractured skull and dressed the wound. It is very probable that Jecko will die. Roop hat «Mde hie eacape for parta unknown. KIDNAPPING.—The Muscatine Jour nai, gives an account of the kidnapping of a little colored girl ia that city on Sunday afternoon last, by a colored man named Joaeph Cook. He eaeaped to parta unknown. Two of the acoom plicee to the affair, Davit and Pritchard were arretted on board the tteamboat Lamartine, where they had went lo evade purauit, and held lo bail for their appear ance at Court in the auo&s of five hun dred aud one hundred. OT Keokuk ia to be lighted with gae. The works are to bo conpaotid i/ho Jirtt of November next. Thieves Abont. The thieves that have lately been pil fering around Otkaloosa have paid tft tumwa a vist. On Sunday night our hotise' was en tered and some $20 taken from the pan taloons pockets of Mr. J. J. Adams, who resides with ut. As luck would have it they didu't search our pockets, consequently our jack-knife, tobacco, rule and a few "promises to pay," were not among ihe missing articles. The bloody vagabonds may have to take French leave should they visit us another time at BO unseasonable an hour. On the same night they stole a silver lever watch from Mr. Dorus Graves, who lives next doer to as, entered the houses of C. M. Kellogg and John Graves, but got no booty, and from thence proceed ed to A. L.Graves' 'where they atole a dollar bill and a pair of socks from Mr. Tours. They then visited Esq. Hill and robbed him of a copper cent, (sup posing it to be a gold piece.) and all hia deed.*, notes. Ate. They also entered Mr. Street's house and stole his socks. No other property hss been missed yet. Mr. IIill has since recevercd his pa pers, the robbers having thrown them doWo after they found they could be of no use to them. Should these light-fingered ge&try call at the same places again they may meet with a warm reception. Look out for the scoundrels. touts wm. The following act, ef the last Legisla ture regulating the issue of county aod corporate Bonds, may be of interest lo many of our reuders: P* Section 1st. Be it enacted by the gen eral Assembly of the State of Iowa, that in all cases where county, or city, town incorporations have, or may here alter become atoekholdera, iu railroads or other private companies or incorpora liens, it shall noi be lawful for the coun ty Judges, Mayors, or other agents of sucli cities, or Counties, to issue the bonds of their counties or cities until they are satisfied that the contemplated improvement will be constructed mrough to iheir respective cities or Counties, within thirty-six months from the issuing and delivery of said bonds, and the pro ceeds of auch bonds shall in all cases be expended within the Hunts of the coui^y in which said city may be situated. Approved ian. 25th 1855." QT The great bridge to span the Mis sissippi river to this point is in rapid pro gress of construction. The crib upon which the draw rests i« a stupendous work. Some idea of the magnitude of the entire undertaking may be rormed from a deaeription of the crib, at we find it given in a neighboring paper. It is 500 feel long and 40 feet wide and re quires in its construction one million leet of'umber and aix'een thousand yarda ol rock to fill it. The estimate cost of the crib alone is $75,000. The contractors think ihey will ha^e this immense work completed so that the cars will be en abled to cross iu the month of January next. It will be a proud day for Daven port and the commencement of a new era in Iowa, when the iron riba of pro gress shall bind the shores of the great Mississippi and the steam horse cross big!) above its waves, to be stopped in its career westward only by the wetert of the mighty ocean.—Dav. GazeUe. We hav* the pleaaure of announ cing that another contract haa been made for the completion of the Railroad West It was let on Saturday evening last.— The contractora are Messrs. Clark, of Chicago, Hendrie, W. Posilewnit, D. Remick and other citizens of Bnrlington. II is to be completed fo Mt. Pleasant by the lat day of January next. That the Road will now be both, with in the time specified, i« quite certain. It is in tho hands of business men who will push it through. The rate, per mile at which it ia to be built, we did not yet leain.*— Bur. Hawkeyet ... ,-t A GRAND BARBECUE was given at Parie, Bourbon Co., Ky., on the 10th inst., celebrative of the completion of the Covington and Lexington Railroad.— (Paris is 85 miles from Covington.)— The tablea were apread ic the grove at the north end of the ground. They Gov. FOOTE TURNED KNOW NOTH INO.—It aee rat that Gov. Foote, former ly a democratic U. S. Senator from Mia sissippi, turned Know Nothing in Cali fornia. In a recent public speech ho said that all tho old iaauea, whig and democratic, were dead or abandoned, and thai it was time to form a new party. Til THIEVES AOAIN.—We learn that the thieves wbo were at this place on Sunday nighi have since visited Albia and Ashland, at both of which placea they made a pretty good haul. Can't they bo caught? OT Why tt love wero nine in number, each one hundred and .illy f». long. TU. hoed clfi "d ih. fiery Utile French .lain for.be occasion .eigl.eu gro.. »•». P"'™ S«.l. of Cuban and Spani.h occasion 2,055 pounds, net 1,300. Besides this calf there were 90 lambs, 40 ahoata, 1,500 loaves of bread, with etceteras.— Addresses were made by Hon. Garrett Davis, of Ky. Brutus J. Clay George Copway (Ka ge-gah bowh Wo. C. Lyle, Franklin Kennedy, Mfll calfe and other gentlemen. tikfeVj&tatoe? 'Kate it thoott from the eye. Heigh, ho! For the Dcmoine Courier. AMERICANISM AMD ROMANISM. The thoughts in thin articln were aug gested toafiieud of the American Party, the other day, by the principal address delivered in the grove near Ottumwa.— Il will be recollected that the speaker cloavd by an eloquent eulogy on Roman Liberty. Now if thie was called forth by the mere fact that both Romans and A mericans adopt the cagfa as the ejiblerr -of their power, it might be passed with out comment, but if the speaker would make Rome a model for America in her civil institutions, at the aame tine that he decriea her ecrleeiaatical system, we had belter look a little into history and aee where it would lead ns. It is a gen eral truth illustrated in history that near ly the aame ideas of Power and liberty prevail both iu Church and State in the aame countriea Bnd nations. Indeed the alliance of Church and State seemed al most a necessary thing till the time of the American Revolution and itaeems so new almost every where except to otlf own country. Our objection, lo the Jiomish church t* that she claims the Liberty of con trolling religious belief, anJ practice throughout the world, but whan did the Roman State claim less than the liberty to rule others aa far as ahe hia the power? We object to the Romish Church because it is loo much like the Roman State, and the greateat objection to the Roman State ia that by a perfectly nalurul process it his given to the world just such a ihing as the Romish Church. Rome bates us because our freedom in church invigor ates our freedom in Siate and our free dom in Stale protects our freedom in church. Sho knows that if ehe can des troy the one the other ia as surely gone, as are both the foreeasile and cabin in a ainking ship, which ever may go down first. A real American Party therefore must stand on two fundamental ideas.— Religious Liberty and Civil Freedom.— If ahe fi^hta the Romish Church with the Bible in one hsnd she must fight the doctrines of the Roman State with the Declaration of American Independence in the other. If ahe discards priests be cause they burn the Bible, let us discard those politicians who sneer at the self evident truths which our fathers fought to defend. Rome with her Kings, consuls, decemvirs, triumvirs, patricians, plebe ians, and sUves wat ever an Imperial City, let America aapire to be a continent peopled with freemen. But another thing that tuggetted these thoughts was the fact that when the Plat form of Americau Principles was read, the article that declared Slavery local and Liberty national waa at first over looked and then called up at a tort of unimportant after thought. Now thia teems strange, for nothing could have been ao effectually used against the recog nized opponent, of the American Party as this idea. Nothing has been used so triumphantly againat them where it has beeu tried. No American principle could have been mor6 fully sustained by the authority of the most brilliant Revolu tiouary Statesmen. They enacted it when they abolished the slave Trade and when by the Ordinance of 1787 they prohibited Slavery in all the Terri tory, which they then possessed. This Principle haa traversed the Continent (torn the battle ground of Bunker's Hill to San Francisco Bay. Il has built towns, cities and railro&ds, fenced farms and opened mines along the route. And now when Political Priests are trying lo arreal its course, let us say lo them as Galileo of old said lo the Romish Priests in reference to the nations of the earth, when they tried to silence him, by the terrors of the Inquisition. "It does move tho ugh." he opinion is getting very prevalent that the American Uuion will be quite aa aafe if the North standa by such noble spirits in the South aa Huut, Bell.McCullom andKenneth Raynor who declare the repeal of the Missouri Com promise dishonorable and unjust, MS if it follows in the rear of such renegade Yan kees &s Pierce and Douglas, shoulder to shoulder with such men at Alchison, notoriety. V1NDEX. OT By papera received by the last ar rival from the Pacifiic, we learn that the report brought by the last preceding steamer from California, that a innjority of the people of Oregon had voted in fav or of k Stale Government waa incorrect. Su^h was supposed to be the case at first, but the very large vote cast against it in Jackson—the moat Southern county in me territory bordering on California— effectually defeated it for the present.— The people ot Jackson have twice de feated the propoaed State organization from a lingering hope that a new territo ry may one day be made up of the aouth ern counties of Oregon, and the northern countiet of California. GV The first annual Pomofoj^cat^mi venlion ever held west of the Mississip* pi river, will be held at Burlington, com mencing on the 25th day of September next. Laat year the Association met at Chicago—the year before at Cincinnati. IF The notorious MATT. F. WARD who killed BUTLER, tho tohool maater, *t Louisville, Ky., is runqing aa an Anti-Know Nothing candidate for Con gress in Texaa. From the Iowa City Republicatu Supreme Court or Iowa, Jane Tern, A. 1). 1845. WILSON II. SCOTT Relator t't: LIN COLN CLARK et. a!. Commissioners, 6lc. The Relator se'.s out in his ptiitn.n part of the act of Jan. 25th, 1852, (Sea sion Laws p. 105) entitled "an act iu re locate the Seat of Government," and an nexes a copy if the whole act, priying :hat il may be taken as a part of ins pe. lition. The last publication of this aol waa on the 6th March, 1655. The answer sets out the whole of the act, entitled "An act in relation to the taking effect of general lnws," which waa approrvd Jan. 24th, 1855, and wat last published Jan. 31st, 1855. The answer es not show when the defendants were appointed, but the peti tion aveie that they were appointed pre vioua to (he first of April. The answer avers that the principal act, that under which they were appoint ed, as well as that authorizing the Gov ernor to publish certain acta, waa pub lished on or about the 25th Jan., 1855. There waa a dtmurrer to the answer which was over-ruled, and the plainl'ff replied, denying thai the act of the 25:h of Jan. waa iu force when the Commis sioner! toted, The cause was submitted to the Court upon the petition, answerand replication according to the record, without other evidticcti. The court finds (and this finding it en tered of record) that the Legislature did pass the act of 25.h of Jan., that that act provided for the appointment of Five Commissioners, &c., &c., that this act wan publithed on or about the 25th Jan. 1855, that it wat tn published by order of the Governor, who was authorized so to publish it by virtue ot an "act in re lation to the taking effect of general law a" —that the Commissioners were about lo re-locale the Seat of Goverument of the State of Iowa—and that they had at that lime, and still have, a lawful right to re locate the same. The counsel for the defendents claim that this cause is to be tried by the same rule that other causes are, snd that the same presumptions in favor of a court of general jurisdiction are to be enterlsined and he says that there was a fair trial upon issues joined, and a finding upon all the ittsue» for the defendants, &c. Why are we thus exhorted? We will certain ly endeavor to apply the aame rules of law to this cause, that we do to others. It will be noticed that the only issues are issues ot law. The relator avera that the principal act wat not in force, and the defendants deny that it waa not in force. The one party claims that therefore the Commissioners had no au thority to act, and ihe ether thai they had. The cauae is not here upon the demurrer, a? counse1 stems to suppose, hut upon the petition, answer and reply, with the public laws of the land, snd these incorported in the pleadings. Iu other words it is here upon the finding of the court upon those pleadings and laws. There is no eall for the exercise of a preaumptiou in favor of the court, except in relation to the time of appoint ment of the Commissioners, which duet not appear in the pleadings. It is not shown that they were appointed after the 26ih of March, the day on which the principal act took effect according to de fendant reasoning. But we will presume the court had proper evidence in relation to this, notwithstanding the record say6 the cause came on for hearing on pati tion, answer and replication. But how shall wo manage this doctrine of pre sumption, wheu the oourt finds that the principal act (25th Jan.) waa published on or about the 25th of Jan., while the Secretary's certificate says il was pub lished on the 28th of Feb. and 6th ol March? Shall the presumption fail, or the certificate? If the latter, then there it no evidence thai it wat publfthtd at all. Il will therefore be more favo rable to the defendacla to follow the oer tificate. We then approach the principal ques tion thus: the act empowering the Gov ernor to publish acts, was published on the 31st of Jan. and was lo take effect from and after such publication. The act to re locate the Seal of Government (under which defendants were appoint ed) was published on the 6th of March, and by the Code, See. 21, took effect on the 26th of the same month, il the pnb lication was authorized. Ita own 11th Section p/ovides that it shall take effect from and after its passage, but thit is not warranted by the Constitution. We come then to the main question, W4t the Governor constitutionally em powered to publish the act of 25th Jan. iu the Newspapers, and by to doing, did he give it effect? The aet of 24ih of Jan. which is supposed lo give him this authority, sat he may so publish lawa of a "genera/" nature. Is the set to published by him one of a general na lure. The usual /fga/distinction of acts is into publio and private. Hut there is a distinction of a legislative character bo iween the general and special, which is recojjnized^by 6ec. 28 of the Code, and tee 7 Bac. Ab. (1832,) p. 444 note. Of the special character, are the two acts we are now conaidering. They are without doubt public but not general. Then thit is not one of the clas« of acts which he was authorized to publish. But wo do not prefer to leave the cause resting upon this point, but pass to ih.iton which both sides have rested it mainly, and on which it it manifestly the object to have a decision namely whether this power can be conferree upon the Governor con stitutionally. We are united in the opin ion that it cannot. The Constitution sayt, "if the Gene ral Assembly shall deem any law of im mediate importance, they may provide thai the tame shall take effect by publi cation in newspapers in the State-"— Now il teems ns though every word ut* terred to explain, or argue upon thia pat tage, would obteure its simple clearneas. "If the General Assembly shall deem, &e. They may provide Ac." How can il be pretended that any one else can judge whether it it important. The dis cretion, the judgment is vested in them. The time of its lakiDg effect ia at much a part of tho act aa anv other provision, and il may be at important. But coun sel ask, have ih tame shall take e We answer no. I hey FifWlirlJ given to the Governor the judgment whether ikit of Immediate importance, and then if he thinks it it, they 4iavi provraM that ho may provide that it take effect by publication? The counsel in arguing that thia it not a delegation of Legislative power says, "the law was fully il, that formed & adopted ihey and approved by tho Governor. All its principles, its rule*, its provisiont were complete. No legislative telion or power wat neoevtary furtlur and of ovurae none could "have been true ia this in the delegated." So light in which wo view provided that it thcuhl take effect from its passage. But in this ihey exceeded their powers, and She effect is, that the act passed over under the gene ral proviaion of law, and went into ef fect on the first of July. Const. Art. 3, See. 27, Code Sec 22, Laws of 1847 Page 402—Resolution 21—Calkin vs Slate 1. G. Green Rep. 68. Weoreaot willing to bo led away by ihe argument that the time of the taking effect of 'bis act is placed upon a contingency. Il is placed upon a dis cretion, a judgment. There ia not much analogy between the question be fore us and that relating to the submia aion of laws to tbe people, to far as iho"e cases havearisen within out knowl edge, and it teems unnecessary to enter into that much mooted subjec'. We arc in conclusion clearly of tbe opinion tim! the aforesaid act of :tie 25th of Jan. 1855, entitled "An a«t to re locate lha Seal ot Government," did not l-vke effett by publication in the newspapers. There i* a matter connected with tho form and manner of this proceeding, which we are obliged lo notice. Thit is an information in the nature of a quo warranto under our Statute. See Code Chap. 123 page 297. An information being against public officers or Corpora lions, or persons claiming lo hold offices in corporatiins, aud only against such persons and bodies, hnd being partially crimina) in ita nature, must generally WOODWARD. Justice. H. 0* CONNOR & W. PKKN, CLARK, Counsel for Relator. I. 3. KRAPP, For Commissioners. Resunptlou of the Work on the B. & ill. R. R. are very happy lo tay tHtt the work on (his ruad is now going on.— Several sub contractors have already commeuced operations, and others will soon arrive. Our friends in Ml. i'Ut sant may begin to look for ihe locom«" tivel It is coming this time sure! The Exerutite Committee hate con tracted with W P. Ciark Esq and hit associates, to construct the road through to Skunk River for CWeniy two thousand live hundred doilsra per mile, finishing il io Mt. Pleasani by the first of January next, and having till the first of Novem ber following to build ihe other seven miles to the river. This sum is paid for grading, bridging, and laying down the •rack, the ooairactora furnishing the iron and cross ties, and paying for the work ihat has already been done. At ws un dersiand it, they put in tbe necessary turn tia»blea and water stationa fur this sum, but all rolling stock, and any neces sary buildings put uo, sre to be paid fir by the company. We are not informed of the amouul o^onds taken by ihe con tractors. We presume lha board si direciort will sanction this conlricl. It ia a better one for the company than the one jutl repudiated and probably as good a one when ihe certainty of ita completion is taken into the account, in the abort time specified, aa could havo been made.— Hawkey17th. Mississippi & Missouri R. R. The first Locomotive for this road has been brought over the great Father ef Watera and placed upon the track, li ia aaid to be one of ihe beat looomotivea in the United Slates, and is named after Mr. Le Claire, one of the largest rtock holders in the Company in lawa. We learn from the Davenport Cazeite, that thia road is lo be eompleted to Walcott, 12 miles, by Saturday next, to fiarant by the 20th inst., lo Cedar River iy the lOih of September, and to our City hv the 1st. of December.—Zona Rep. A RCOULAK BLOW.—Our town wat visited, this merning, by a very heavy storm, accompanied by rain from the North. It arose about four o'clock and passed over our devoted town with the fury of a hurricane, blowing down two new frames in ita progress, and doing considerable other dan.age. The rain blew through the crevices our office, 61 ling oar oases with water, making work seem anything but pleaaant this morn ing.—Jasper Co. Express Aug. !«#. A Rao SPECULATION.—It ia itated by the New Orleant Delia thai corn wax •old in ihat market on ihe 1th inat. at 85 cents, uliicii hsd been purchased on speculation some two months sinee el 1,10, and stored in anticipation of still higher prices. OT There It a nan in Vermont who feede his geese on iron filling*, and galhtrt tteel pent from their wingt. Fresh Goods for July!.. ALL Wool Cassiuicres, a variety of Linen. Drills, Brnwri and White Lifici% Cotton CVsniiii«M"eji, Conis, Dulls, Vesting*. Rtady Marlt Clothing, Linen Cohtt, IhVl Jt, Pantt, Linen Plardi, Sunuoer CVJimer®. Stripes Ac., Fine Linen Stmts, Check da.. Drawers, Cravats 4c. DRESS OOODSb New styles Bcrcge, Challi, Cballi Itsrrifr Wool Delaines, Bolid colors. Fancy De Lakes, rich style* Persian Chj| I:'*, new L^wr.s, Bishop Lawr.*, 1'nnts, Chambruys, Shcctu.g^ and Groceries: Stacks and Piles of Sufnr ami' Coffte, Mohise?, Svrupt», Rue, Iried pies, Dried Pes. hc-s, fcaisiris (boxes tad hfif boxes,) Figs, Flam and Fancy Caidiet, Teas Slc. LUILDINO HJRD WjiRE, HarretW Mechanical Tools, Crvilei, f?na:hs, Sjv'.'.A, Forks, fee. Fatent Shutter But^i (lever f'w.s®. ing3_) 5, 5 1-2 and 0 inch, Bench i itincs, Match Planes. Plane Ho!bw Augers, Saw Sets, Chisels, Filos, R&sps, Bench Sc?t^vt, '•Berea" Grindstonei, Harg'r^s. Lz. Fins ta ble Cutlery, American mir.ulastory. FACTORY SASH—8x10, 1G.X12 ?nd IGxU. DOORS, BLI N'Dd, Sec., on short ootics. Nails, Glass, Locks, Latches, ButU A Boits, B»«( and 91IOCJ. Gents Extra fine Calf Boots, Shaz.ghi tcptt Ladies Boots, Kid, Enameied. Foxci A. Grta. A reat variety at very low figures. GiiUral Busk ns. Slips, Ties, Chi'ds Boita. Cull at the Ready Pay Store. Uuumwa, July 19th. J. D. DETIJf. "Small Profits—Lar^e HEAVY SPUING STOCK AT TH£ e a y a y HAVING he brought in the name of the Slate. It can be prosecuted by the public efficer only, ahhough he may do it upon the rIu(ion of an individual, and even for the benefit of such individual. Code Sec'a. 2151, 52. 53, 2104. It seems that it cannot be filed without the proper prosecuting attorney, and if he refusea lie may be directed so to do by the Gov ernor, the Gerersl Assembly, or District Court. In the «*ase before us it is io the name of the relator only. A private per son cannot so take and hamlle a high prerogative cr stale writ. The relator makes this objection againat his own doings. It is doubtful httw he can make ihe objection, but it is possible lhat he may. At all events the court can pre vent auch a use of a state proceeding and will do so. The judgment ef the I)is trict Court is reversed aud the petition it dismieted a* the ooata of the relator. nearly doubled tho capacity Of our Store Room arid Warehou»«, and ta ring no pains or expense in buying our Guodj I from Importers and Manufacturers, ar.d ttelj Agents the Eastern Citits, we utTer then for I CASH or PRODUCE (not tbe promise of e& tber) at LOW FMCES. I Rules.—Ready Pay, no old or Auction gow£t I a small profit on everything, a large one nothing—no per centage to fiorer collections i or losses.by bad debts. If yutt Can save men*y, bwy tt us. I E HI 8 CLOTHS—Twil'd aud Plain, B!aek, Blue «u Brown. Cassimeres—French and Etgffsh I\H skins and Fancy. Sat.r.ctj—Fincv St 50c to $1. Vesting!—SaLn, Silk, &c.,&.c. Klch Drees tiuodsi Fitin. Paria Robes, Challi Bereires, Print«dfc ha/'j Jaconet: Lawns, blk and wkiu »nd fineyiSi.x warp Alpacas, Cashmeres, Poplins. Prints, Ginghams, Drill? fco Prints &. Ginghams, rich styles fist colvrs. a very large stock and greatest var.etv. Curtain Muslins—Rich patterns.' Cur.tiu Plate, solid colors (Quilting Jtc,) 0:1 do. Summer Cords. Stripes, Drills, Denims at* Philadelphia manufacture, colors warranted Checks. Shirtings, Tickings, Drills, etc Uagginff, Osnabiircs, Bro. Drills. BrowD Shietings to 40 inches—arreat n riety 6 1-4 to 10 cts. ilf blah and bleaclied )4 to 40 inch. Table Linens. Diaper, Crash, Irish Lineca. Flannels, Cloaking*, Lin n^s 9lc. Stlks, JEmbroidcriei, Trimminps, an cy Goods and Yankee /»'"non«: Black Silks for Dreases and Mintillis, Sfflt Laces, rrinees and Trimmings. Cords, Taiaale he. Emb'J Chemisettes, Spenc«r:i4 S ee.'tt, Collars, etc.,—a preat variety cf a!! rraiea Tailors Trimmings. £i]k Serges, Worsted lo. Buokram. Canvas, Padding. Superior Twist, Threads fcc. Fancy Goods Notions— Silk & Linen Hdkfs in great variety, 8tocka, Ties, Cravats, Silk. Gineham &.c. I Gloves—Kid. Silk, L':4e, Catton. 8:1k M!tU \k£. Hosiery—Worst* d, Lamb« Woul, cl'd, I fancy and whit—a £reat vur.ety by th» ivZeo or single pair. Pocket Books, Wallets, Port Mor.s.iea, Fw ses, Fine Cutlery, Pea Knives, Razors. Bttai Sciesors. Hats, Caps, Bonnets Straw OjcJf: Hats—New style csrrur^tid atd "Wide awake,"Nle:is anL Bo"S, Soft Woe': i». Oiled Silk Caps various styles, Fx-.-.n.a, horn, Palm &c. UctHrcaied Leghorn 40 £$a Bonnc-ts—All styles and prices t^f sL-aar English Tuscan. Beside, Plata straw Lace, from 40 cts up. Rich Ribbons, Sarsenets, Artificial^ ft*. Boote de Pboeei Boots—Mens, Boys and Childs, Calf. ZLte, &.c. Congress Gaiters, new styles. Prc-rajs, Monroes, rump3,»Slippe s,^tc. Ladies sewed work, Philad'a laanjficiuWK Gaiters, bf Gaiters, Buskins. Parci.'s. all styles and prices. Misses, Boys & Children's, Boeta, Outers, Shoes, Slips, a large stock. School Book* A Suattoawr#. A full and complete assortment. Hardware A utl«xy, k Mill Saws—61-* feet Rowland's Cut eteel and Common. Harvesting Tools—Fine Scythes, Cradll*. Saaths. Stones, Rifles Ilc. Steel Spades and Shovels, Grain Scoops Ames' and Rowlands. Mechanics Tool^— Bench Planes, do. Scrcws, Hand and Tenon Saws, Hsnd Axes, iatchdt» Lathing do., Hammers) Chisels, Mortice. Par ing, Turning &.c. Braces and Bitts all kiada and qualities. Drawing Knives, all s ies and styles, 8 to 14 inch Fine Augers, sl.sh«4 plain, do. Handles A.c. Squares, Rules. Try Squaresj Gauges, Spoke 8haves Ste. and Plastei era Trowels, Plumbs, Lines A.c. Massne V CutUry—JTable Cutlery, all styles, sets 75ett to $2 50. Fine Cast Steel Sheepsaeara, sors, Slc. Sugars—N. O. Clarified k. Loaf. Syrups If Molassn—From 60 to 60*llt Rpice*, Extracts. OilsQc. Best London Picklea—Walnut, GherkiMk Onions^, Cauliflower 4tc. Raisins, Candies, Jujube and Mwss Pasflfifc Nutstc. ^Jrish Maes, Farina, Cream Tartar, EngUfe Fine Tobacco, Cigars and Snuffs. S«?r-—G. A., L. and Onondaicut W bbl and sack, vt Nails, Spikes, Herae Sbee Nails, Wrought do.<p></p>CABPET 1 German Silver, Britannia St Tinned Table and Tea Spoons. Butter Knives. Bait Spoons &c. Building Hardware, Locks, Butta. ike. k z Fine Mortice Locka. Lifting Hirges, r.|W article. Gate and Grindstone at,. Family Grwcerleei 21ws—Gun Powder, Imperial, Youn# Hviia SS6/0*?1'. Bi4ck do- in 1-4 and l-iIB SO to 60 cts. Coffet—Priak* Rio end Fair de. 61-2*7 Ibe for fl. ^, Afuli aasorUnentkcpt up. Venetian, Flowered, Hemp, Oil Cloth, StH Ac. all qualities. W WALL PAPERS. By set, Border* |K. ((aseasware A niaiswars, A great variety. Ware in sets 4C Ueees. Ottumwa, April 4tk 1996.