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THE ORG AN OF TEM PERANCE' R EFORM.
THE ORGAN
or thi
TEMPERANCE REFORM.
CINCINNATI, MAT 14, 1852.;
PUBLISHING COMMITTKI,
Gen. 8. I CARY. J. 8. WHITWZLL,
CALEB CLARK.
Cf.ii. S. F. CAKY, Er-vroit,
J. S. W1UTWELL, Corresponding Editor,
C A Mill CLARK, Printer.
Terms.
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Any Division, or person, sending ft club of twenty,
hall be entitled to sin extra copy.
Agents.
We eontiene to send the Orjrsn, with hill and pros,
pectns, lo those who are not subscribers. In every
soch instance, it is our earnest request that they will
at enc taise ft club ftnd forward it on.
Old Subscribers.
Weconlinne to send Notices to those subscribers
whoiie time is expiring. We desire that every one
who was on the Fountain list will renew their sub
suriptioQ to the Organ as fast as they expire.
tt'" It is our purpose to work the Organ into every
town in the Stale of Ohio. Push the war right
i might, into Africa, is out motto. Friends, shall it
he done 1
t.x1" Wherever there ii a club already sen addi.
I ioua! names will be recoived at club mtcs one dol
ar each.
Agents.
Rev. J. W. Clock la authorized to act as nrent
for the Orjinn.
Ilro. J. M. AttiMft, of this city, is authorized to act
as agent for the Organ in his tour through a portion of
minima.
Uru. John N. Clark is also agent for the Organ.
EcU orial.
There is'less editorial matter than usual
Ihis week. Our principal Editor, Gen.
Cary, is absent at Tiflin City, to partici
pate in the exercises on the occasion of
laying; the corner stone of Heidelberg
College. Fie makes a set speech, and
will deliver two or thre lectures on Tem
perance before his return. Our readers
must bear with him, as bis time is very
fully occupied. .
Constitutions.
Wo are now printing decidedly the
neatest bonk in this line ever before got
up, by any publisher, either for Sons of
Temperance, Temples of Honor, Daugh
ters of Temperance, or Cadets of Tem-
perence. Our facilities for doing work ol '
this kind, neat, cheap and expeditious,
are such that no office in the West can
compete with us. We have orders from
half a dozen different States. East, West
and South. Orders, with the necessary
changes, can be sent by mail, and the
books forwarded by express or otherwise
as directed. For terms see advertise
ment on fourth page.
" . he Son of Temperance "
This is the title of a new advocate ol
the cause, just commenced at Knoxville,
Tennessee, published semi-monthly, by
Brownlnw &. O'Brien, at fifty cents per
annum in advance. It is well printed,
and the number before us is full of the
very best temperance matter, original and
selected. The far-famed Parson Brown
low being one of the Editors, we shall
expect to see the enemies of the cause
down in Tennessee, handled just as they
tleserve to be. The Maine Liquor Law
is warmly advocated by " The Son." We
wi.-h it success.
(ft- In Boston, Mass., anticipating the
pas-age-of the Maine Law, the city officers
. have granted licenses loan army of men,
who will greatly embarrass its enforce
ment, should the bill pass the Legislature.
Deacon Grant, with other eminent tem
perance men, repaired to the City Hall,
and entered thfcir solemn protest against
such summary proceedings. A corres
pondent from Boston says, "The-; men
(the city Fathers) may be pure as tho
vestal virgins in ihe Temple of Diana,
but their public acts are vile enough.
Facts of Intcrrpsrance-
Some kind friend has done us the favor
lo forward us a copy ol an address deliv
ered by Wm. R. Ai.OEit, Esq., before the1
Temperance Societies of Boston. We
have not had time to read it, but have no j
doubt it is an able document. We will '
notice it more at length hereafter. I
Concert.
I'll Monday evening last, Mr. Van Liew
irenerniisly tendered Urn services of his j
excellent band of Minstrels for a compli-1
nienlary benefit to the Daughters of Tern- j
perance Hi use of Employment. The i
concert was well attended. The nctt pro- i
Cecils, we are informed, exceeded
The money will be judiciously appropri
ated by the Daughters.
John 3. Cough-
This distinguished gentleman was in
M'Coinif.'ilsvilJe on Tuesday ol last week.
The largest hou-e in the town was well
filled, and everything passed off to the
salifl.iction ol the friends of the cause.
Our Iriend of the Herald speak of the
address in glowing terms.
(ft- Our friend oi the M'Cnnnellsville
Herald wishes lo know whether we
wanted an exchange by sending him two
numbers of the Organ. Certainly we did.
and you should have received our paper
regularly had not your name been omitted
while transcribing our subscription Book
We rcard the Herald as one of our best
exchanges.
(ft- Laborers in California command
55 per day, and mechanics from 6 to 8 12.
More Light.
Late Chief Justice Savage, of New
York, has published a lengthy opinion
on the constitutionality and excellency of
the Maine Law. He, like every other
intelligent lawyer or jurist in the land,
who has come out publicly over his own
signature, avows the law constitutional.
We occasionally hear of some learned
gentleman who declares against that
opinion. But, after all, so far as we
know, it is what Madam Rumour says,
and she is a common liar. Show us, or
procure us, the written opinion of any
respectable judge or attorney, unfavora
ble to the constitutionality of the Maine
Law, and we will see something new.
Pettifogging lawyers ami demagogical
legislators have ranted and sworn about
the inalienable rights of the people being
rampled upon, or endangered by such a
measure, but their opinions are entitled
to no respect. We apprehend that the
only serious or grave question to be dis
cussed and settled is, would such a law
be expedient, and is its enactment de
sired by the sovereigns. Politicians, rum
sellers and distillers are afraid to put the
question to the electors,. They nre afraid
to ask them in New York, evcy lover of
liquor and opposer of the law being un
willing to submit the question. So in
Rhode Island, so in Ohio, so every where
else, except in Minnesota, and there a
verdict, decided and emphatic, has been
rendered. " Voxpopvli, vox Dei," "the
voice of the people is the voice of God;"
and sooner or later, in some form or
other, this voice will be heard and obeyed.
A Reverend Defender of the Traffic.
The Rev. Mr. Lovejoy, a venerable
minister of the Gospel in old Massachu
setts, has published a sermon against the
Maine Law. We have not seen the dis"
course, but presume it is a good one, as
we understand the liquor sellers are scat
tering it gratuitously over tho State. The
aged divine must feel strangely amona
his new associations. Twenty-five years'
ago he was an advocate ol the temperance
reform : he stands now where he stood
then, while every body else has been
progressing. Even the liqour sellers have
caught up with him,' and some of the
more intelligent ate ten years in advance
of him. We should think the eagerness
and zeal with which the liquor fraternity
seize his " aid and comfort " would lead
him to examine the soundness of his pos
itions. We expect his friends in Cincin
nati will procure this precious specimen
of theology and have it stereotyped, then
we may have the pleasure of examining
it, and referring to it more in detail. We
presume it is an old fashioned " moral
suasion " document ; just the very thing
which all our distillers and venders will
be delighted with.
"Honor to Whom Honor."
It was a custom among the old Romans
to do him particular honors who had saved
the life of a citizen. This was right and
proper, and in perfect accordance with
the Divine teachings How much more
does the world owe to those who prevent
the death, not of one, but of multitudes 1
To interpose a barrier between the un
timely grave and innocence and loveli
ness is god-like. This is the mission of
the temperance man who is faithful and
true to his cause. Whatever may be the
opinion ol a selfish and wicked world,
God and good men will honor him, who,
by his influence and example, rescues an
erring brother from an ignominious death,
or lrom a life of shame. With what
undying laurels should they be crowned
who put out tho fires of the distillery, and
close up those avenues of dealh and in
famy that aie opened on every side.
Who will share in these glorious achieve
ments and receive the honors of men, and
ho benediction of heaven ?
Good.
" 'J ho Widow's Appeal :' to the Legis
lature of Ohio, published some weeks
ago in the Organ, ha been re published
in tire city of New York, in tract form,
and sold at 30 cents per hundred. This
touching and beautiful address to our
General Assembly of o'.'r State is worthy
of such consideration, and it ought to be
widely circulated in all Ihe States, read
and maturely considered, not only by
legislators, but by those who make legis
lators, the people.
Annexation.
The Provincial Legislature of New
Brunswick has passed a doub'e distilled
Maine Law, and it is said the Governor
will sign it. It was asserted in the de
bates, lhat the number and character of
the petitioners for the law were without
a parallel. Ths law goes into effect in
Juno, 1S53, thus enabling those who
have capital invested in the piratical bus
iness to withdraw it without loss. This
Province of Her Majesty ought to be at
once annexed to the United States.
(ft- The New Foundland papers con
tain accounts of the wreck of between
filty and sixty vessels in the ice in the
"a'e of ,ne 20ln of April. The loss of
hie is said to be considerable. The
Governor of Newfoundland had been re
quested by the Assembly to appropriate
j-ouu lor the mliel ol crews wrecked.
Public Sentiment Progressing. .
A mass meeting wan held on the 22nd
ult., in the good old Democratic county of
Richland, Ohio, and a series of resolutions
passed with great unanimity, which clear
ly show that the people are beginning to
understand their rights, and intend to vin
dicate lliom," demagogues to the contrary
notwithstanding.
In the list we find the following; .-.
Resolved, That the period has arrifed,
in our history and experience, when every
lover of his race, is imperiously called
upon, by every thing sacred in human
life by every thing hallowed' in social
relattons--by every thing beautilul in or
derby every thing that is great or gtmd
in the purposes of civil government, to
put forth his utmost exertions to rid tho
great Stale of Ohio from the traffic in in
toxicating drinks, by legislative enact
ment.
Resolved, That, in petitioning our sen.
ators and representatives in legislature
assembled, for the enactment of a law,
similar in its provisions to that of the
State of Maine, we do not claim the right
of compelling men to be moral by legis
lative enactment and we ask in return,
that our opponents, in their eflorts lo wrap
the mantle oi legality around the traffic in
intoxicating drinks, not to presume that
they have a right to compel another to
adopt their standard of morality. , .
Resolved, That as treemen, in Convention I
now assembled, we hold that ihe true ba
sis for the enactment of the "Maine
Law," as well as every kindred act of
legislation, is found in our relations, not
as moralists but as citizens, and is just as
broad and solid as the foundations of our
civil government.
Resolved, That as citizens of the great
Stale of Ohio, having surrendered our
natural rights of ollence and defonce, we
have a right to demand at the hand of
our Legislators, protection in the enjoy
ment of life, liberty and the pursuit of
happiness that the pursuit of happiness
includes protection in person and proper
ty, and their concomitant rights.
Resolved, I hat the use and trallic in
intoxicating- drinks, actually defeats to aj
verv great extent, and tends to defeat in
their whole extent, these cardinal purpo
ses of government and that we most sol
emnly and emphatically refuse to ac
knowledge that the dealer in intoxicating
drinks has, in that character, rights that
are more sacred than the rights ot civil
government.
Resolved, That the State of Ohio has
promised and pledged protection to all
its citizens, even the humblest and weak
est of its members but by tolerating and
suffering poisonous drinks to be sold in
our State, she has failed to protect us
against broils and contentions, violence
and strife, assaults, batteries and murder,
at every corner of the streets she has
failed to protect us agaiust the wretch
who reels home, lawfully drunk, from the
dram shop, reckless of the person and
rights of friend and foe, of man, or wo
man or child.
Crumb of Comfort.
Our good friend Dr. Jewett in alluding to
the defeat of Neal Dow, finds a litte con
solation from the fact, that Mr. D. will
be able to work more effectually for the
cause, he says :
' Mr. Dow may not now be needed in
the Mayor's chair, as the ice is broken
and the hardest part of the work accom
plished, so much as he may be needed
elsewhere, to give by his presence that en
thusiasm lo the friends of our righteous
cause, which shall enable Ihem to con
centrate all their power, and hurl it with
crushing weight upon the scourge and
curse and shame ot New England.
The Devil thought he was doing a
clever thing, when he stirred up the Jews
to persecute Paul The result was, how
ever, that Christianity in its infancy and
feebleness had a glorious advocate in
Rome. Thus it will ever be."
"Permanent Temperance Docu
ments." We are rejoiced to know that the his
tory of the temperance cause, through a
period of twenty-five vears, has been
published in three volumes. Temper
ance speakers and others ought to have
these documents; having seen one vol
ume we can testify to the value of the
work. We are not aware that it is yet
for sale in the West.
Murder.
Henry Lecount, on Tuesday, hist week,
at a coffee-house, on the corner of Canal
and Vine streets, hit William Clinck with
a dray-pin, from the cUects of whiclLhe.
died on the following Friday. Lecount
was pardoned out of the Penitentiary by
G'ot'. Wood only a day or two before,
where he had been sentenced for lite,
about lour years since, for murdering a
man and throwing him in the canal.
Clinck being the principal witness in the
case, Lecount threatened to kill him
whenever an opportunity oocurred, and
no sooner was he out of the Penitentiary
than his threat was carried into effect.
This is another proof that a Governor
should not interfere between the culprit
and the findings of a competent jury
On his trial, before the Mayor, his con
fessions proved tho murder premeditated
and deliberate.
(ft- The stockholders of the Xenia
Bank have unanimouuly agreed to with
draw forty per cent, (being SI 10,000) of
the present circulation. The capital stock
is also to be reduced in proportion to ihe
amount to be withdrawn from circulation.
(ft-The Freesoil National Conven
tion, for the nomination of President and
Vic President of the United States, will
be held in Cleveland, on the first Wed
nesday in August next.
Foe the Organ of lb Temperance Reform.
Bro. Cart : You sometimes hav re
quested me to recount incidents o( my
own life, for declining which, I Rave here
tofore given my reasons. I belong to lhat
numerous Class of persons who piefer ac
knowledging their neighbor's sins, lo con
fessing their tvwn. -
If you think the following worthy of
publication, you are welcome to it.
, Honesty, Temperance, and tho Rule
of Three- ,
It is one of the foibles of age, to in
dulge in recalling tha incidents that have
befallen us, and the traditions that were
familiar to us in youth; and I am now
about to inflict a specimen of my egotism
upon your readers, ;
1 once had a kinsman who stood tome
in the relation of grandfather, an ad
vantage which is not exclusively mine,
though, like many other unfortunates, I
shall never stand in that connection to
any body else, from my neglect in taking
the necessary preparatory steps, -
My ancestor was brought up in what
ha since assumed the name of the mo
''in Athens it was not called so then;
'thejj names were not then in vogue.
In those clays, Lola Montes would hardly
have been mistaken for Aspasia; who, in
her own person, would not probably have
been received with any particular respect,
even if escorted by Alcibiadea. In short,
it was near the noon of the last century,
when my grandfather was sent to the
public school, was instructed in reading,
writingxand arithmelio as far as Ihe rule
of three, and then put to a trade. The
trade to which my ancestor was put, is
not now reckoned among the mechanical
arts; the article is as obsolete as the tunic
or the pallium ; the very name was long
ago repudiated from the polite vocabu
lary. It was the fabrication of leather
breeches, in the mystery of which, he was
to be made expert.
In those days, England, in the Prov
inces, was still called home. Families
that had been colonized a hundftod years,
still kept "up correspondence with the
branches of the stock resident in the
mother country. Cousins, too, first, sec
ond and third, were much nearer relations
then, than in this migratory age. My
ancestor was seized with a strong desire
to cultivate the acquaintance of his kin
dred by personal interview. His trade,
of which he had become nearly a master,
was dropped. Preparations were made;
and a passage bespoke on board a regu
lar trader. In due time, that is to say,
after seven or eight weeks, the ship was
moored in London Dock. A hot press
was going on at the time, and the unfor
tunate lubricator, of buckskin unmention
ables, before he had found his cousins,
was knocked down, carried on board a
"Tender," and thence transferred to a
Man of War. British Admirals, in that
day, were Trunnions and Benbows, an
amphibious, profane, tobacco -chewing,
grog-drinking race. Many of them, brave
in battle, and active in the gale, had once
been before the mast and the sailors
were of Ihe same material. Undoubtedly
it was a most disagreeable surprise, for
the piously educated young New Eng
ender to find himself in such society.
Yankees are a race, however, not easily
discouraged. My ancestor had qualifica
tions to make himself useful; ihe initia
tion must have been severe enough, but,
in lime, his character began to be appre
ciated on the quarter-deck; his trade was
olten in request; for, working on canvas
is not much unlike working on buckskin
He was invariably sober, active, and obe-
dient. Even his scanty literary attain
ments supplied the deficiencies of his su
periors. Long years rolled away he was
transferred from ship to ship with re
newed commendation and successive pro
motion, through the grades of quarter
master, boatswain, and sailing-master,
until, at the end of eleven years, he at
tained a promotion lhat entitled him to
resign. Temperance, industry, and the
rule of three had done the business, and
ho was rated a lieutenant in His Majesty's
Navy. If he had been content to remain,
ha might, perliaps, have been as success
ful as his countryman, Sir Isaac Coffin,
in the same profession, or as his towns
man, Ochlerlony, wa3 on land. But my
ancestor loved not the trade; and he re
membered ihe sound of the church-bells
in his native town.
He resigned, received his long arreais
of pay, visited the relations whose ac
quaintance had cost him so much, and
re-crossed the Atlantic for the last time.
Such was the end of tha romance of
my grandfather's life, and it was the only
romance I ever heard of in our family.
He became a member of the Church of
that Church which, for so many years,
raised its tall steeple in solitary ortho
doxy, reprimanding the heresies ol the
age and noting the time of day. He
was one of the last ol the while wigs.
If my tale be found without a moral,
it is a very filly one, and I have ran
sacked my memory for family legends to
very little purpose.. x.
- (ft" Dr. Jonas King, a Missionary of
the American Board, has been arrested
and banished from Greece, for discharg
ing his evangelical duties, by order of
the Priesthood of the Greek Church.
Acknowledgements.
Bro. R. P.M'Cracken, Brownsville, O.,
SI. 00. We hope Bro. M. will use his
influence in favor of the Organ. The
friends of Temperance in old Ross should
give us a hearty support.
Bro, J. W. Clock, Agent, from San
dusky, $12.00 on account, and fifleeu new
names.
Bro. R. Reed, Clevcs, Hamilton co. O.,
$2.00. .
Pro. "ft M. Cmmbaker, Chamllersville,
O., three names and S3 00. The Brother
says they have formed a Temperance
Glee Club, and wishes us to send them a
collection of songs set to lively tunes, such
as " Old Joe rearing up behind, and kick
ing down before," " Louisiana Belle," &c.
We will mnke diligent search for such a
collection, and forward as soon as pos
sible. -
We inform Bro. E. Powers, that the
matter alluded to is "all right" now.
Ho will receive his paper, and we hope
that at least twenty others in his imme
diate vicinity, will also receive the Organ
through his influence.
Bro. D. H. Hodges, Port Royal, Henry
Co., Ky., sends us a club of terr and
S 10.00. The Brother asks for an agency
for the Organ in his county, as he thinks
he can be of essential service to the cause
and the Organ, there being three or four
large and flourishing Divisions in the
county. We have dispatched a letter
appointing him, and we hope he will not
limit himself to a single county.
Bro. James Ferguson, Marielta, O.,
2.00. The Brother says that they are ma.
king preparations to receive Mr. Gough,
and that the cause Is flourishing. The
Division and Temple of Honor aro in a
thriving condition. The Brother closes
as follows: "We have not given up the
fight yet, nor do not inteud to, until the
victory is won."
Bro. S. Bussard, Harmar, O., $2 00.
We thank the Brother for his liberality in
releasing his claim to the Fountain list.
We hopo he may induce a few more of
the friends of Temperance in Harmar to
send on their names for the Organ.
A good Christian brother, at Wood
Grove, O., has been taking the Fountain
and Organ, just one year, for which he
refuses to pmj. To avoid an unenviable
notoriety, we hope he will forward the
amount (SI. 50) immediately. We do
not intend to be imposed, upon in this
manner by any one, whether a friend of
the cause, a good christian, a hardened
reprobate, or an ordinary sinner. The
paper is worth the subscription price to
any one that reads it, and IT must bc
Paid. We are informed that the Brother
is well able to pay ; hence, our decided
stand.
Bro. Wm. Sillery, Malta, Morgan Co.
O., sends us $7.00 for the Organ. He
says the times are so hard, that it operates
against the Organ. When they get a
little easier, we shall expect to hear from
our friends in Malta.
Tcmporanco Gatherings.
Buo. Clark: iThe undersigned, ap
pointed some weeks since at a Mass
Temperance meeting, held in Sandusky
City, as a committee to get up some Tem
perance gatherings in tho different por
tions of this county, desire to give notice
through the columns of the "Organ," of
the following meetings. We earnestly
request the friends of Temperance at the
different places of meeting, to see that
tho notice is well circulated in their
neighborhood, and the people, ladies as
well as gentlemen, invited to attend.
Rev. J. W. Clock, agent of the "Organ,"
and a popular lecturer on Temperance,
will, without fail, be present, and address
each of these meetings. The following
are the times and places of meeting :
Tuesday ev'ng, May 11, Motiroeville.
W ednesday, 1 2iS) Four Corners ; Thurs
day, 13th, Enterprise; Friday, 14th, Hu
ron ; Saturday, 15th, Adam's School
House; Sabbath, 16th, Spears' Corner;
Monday, I7lh, Milan; Tuesday, 18th,
Berlin; Wednesday, 19th, Florence Cor
ners; Thursday, 20th, Birmingham; Fri
day, 21st, Joppa.
M. W. Fairfield, 1
A. vv. HKNR.V,
Karl Bill,
F. S. Thohpic,
S. VV. Taylor,
Com.
The Virginia Legislature has rejected
the Maine Law. 'Ihis does not surprise
us in the least. Politicians are the last
men on earth to take an advanced step
in moral reform. Following the require'
merits of the base passions of men, has
generally been the road to preferment,
Good men yield their preferences with
much less reluctance than bad men do
theirs.
(ft-Temperance papers are springing
up all over the land. We have on our
exchange list about fifty, most of which
hail from the South and West, and they
all appear to be well sustained, which
speaks volumes in favor of the cause,
and its onward movement, . Success to
them all. -
(ft- The Maine Liquor Law is being
thoroughly discussed in the Canada.
The friends of Temperence in the Provin
ces go for the Law heart and hand. Sue
cess to them ! '
Cool Water 11' "!
In the warm and sultry days of Summer
which are fast coming upon. us, he is n
thrice happy man who can quench lain
thirst with a glass of cold, sparkling ?-nlr.
tiie beverage prcpnred by God himself for
man. To ons whose misfortune it is to bo
compelled to swuUW the warm atjd fjHHy
Hydrant water ol tlie ljueon City, unadul
terated, a glass of this pure beverage is
esteemed the greatest luxury of life. When
the cares of business press heavily upon us,
and vex us even to a bad temper, a glass of
cool water, if it eaa be had, restores as to
out wonted cheerfulness and evenness of
temper. Like tho young man who said all
the Borrows brought upon him by the shame
ful treatment of the opposite sex, were dis
pelled forever by sitting crosi-logged upon
an easy -chair, watching the beautifully curl
ing smoke of a "long nino," and dwell
ing upon the imperfections of tho sex in
general so are all our sorrows alleviated
by the application of a glass of this all -
healing beverage.
Standing upon a corner, tho other day,
seeing what we could see, or rather what
was to ba seen, and particularly to catch an
item, a disconsolate youth met our gtiiso,
looking the very picture of dospair or, as
Dow jr. more poetically expresses it, " look
ing as serious, sad and downcast, as a
jackass in a snow storm." And if any of
our readers have had tho pleasure or misfor
tune of looking upon such a picture, they
can imagine our emotions, as we gaied upon
the wreck of human hopes. There he stood,
a living monument to " hope deferred' (a
long time hence, we fear,) having been led
a willing captive by the beautiful and be
witchiug smiles of his " Lassie dear' to the
top rung of all his earthly hopes the high
est notch of his ambition only to bo left
aon to get back to the happy state from
whence he started, as best he could.
Alone! he had to wander through this
cold and cheerless world, where nought
save the clink of tho " almighty dollar "can
bring forth the pure affections of the human
heart, in these latter days I We pitied him
from the innermost recesses of our philau-.
thropic heart, and as wo looked upon his
solemn countenance, our mind involunta
rily wandered back to scenes lung since
gone by, and
In the deep bosom of 111 ocean buried,"
when we were in just such a similnr fix.
He grzed around him with Irewihlered
eye, and no sympathising friend ineetiiij
his glance, ho exclaimed, in a tone that can
only bo imagined by thoso who have been
similarly situated, "Is there no balm in
Gilead 1 Is there no physician there t "
Cruel, cruel maid, thought we, thus to trifle
with tho holy affections of the human heart.
Suddenly, his eye rested upon an object in
tho distance his eye flashed forth the fire
of hope once more, his whole countenance
was lit up with a sudden thought I What
could it be? thought we. Did he see tha
object of his hopes and fears i He ap
proaches quickly, and " Winchell's Octa
gon Wateb Coolkb" stands before him!
Partaking feeely of its contents, he camo
forth, fully restored, and went on his way
rejoicing.
Wixchell was the Thysician, and his in
imitable Cooler possessed tho balm that
soothed his troubled and wounded spirit,
and brought him back from the regions of
fancy, to the ordinary walks of human na
ture.
To one and all, old and young, rich and
poor, married or siuglo, we say, go lo Win-
cukll, corner of Penrl and Walnut, and fail
not to possess yourselves of one of his beau
tiful Water Coolers, It is the best invest
ment that can be made in these speculating
tunes. See advertisement, in another col
umn.'
(ft Kennebec County jail is empty.
The Augusta Banner says: "Who will
say now the Maine Law is a bad one
and ought to be repealed !"
We will answer the Banner's question.
The Reverend l.ovejoy, of Massachusetts!!
And a hearty amen will be shouted, and
if desired, sworn to by liijiior Beliefs from
Maine to Minnesota.
"Illinois Fountain"
Such is the title of a new advocate of
the cause, juBt commenced at Middleport,
III., the first number of which has been
received. It is neat in appearance, and
contains an unusual amount of interesting
reading matter. It is to be published
monthly, at $1 per annum in advance.
Andrew Robert, Sen., F.dilor. We com
mend it to the favorable consideration of
the friends of the cause.
(ft-The health of Henry Clay was
better at last accounts. On the 9lh iiml.,
Rev.'Mr. Butler administered the sacra
ment to him. It is the opinion of his
attending physicians that his decline will
be so gradual, that the moment of his
dissolution will be scarcely perceptible.
A nation will be left in gloom and dark
ness when the Star of the West sliall
have set forever!!
Quick Trip
The steamer F.clipse lately made the
run irom New Orleans lo Louisville in
four days and eight hours, running lime
out four days and eighteen hours from
port to port. This is the quickest trip on
record.
. (ft- A man by tha name of Michael
Brewer, residing near Carrolllon, Ky.,on
the 29lh ult., in a drunken spree, threw
his wife into the fire, and burned her
almost to death. It is impossible for her
to recover, her right arm and breast beinjr,
burned to a cinder. . Cause, she refined
to give him money with which to buy
more whiskey.

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