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THE! OHIO ORftAtf. OF 1 THE TEMPERANCE 'REFORM.
24 Acbiowledgmenta. From E, A. Peterson, Springdale, Ilaroil lon o. 0- we have $11 and 11 subscribers o the Organ.; ,' H From J. 0. Reynoldi,' Carroll, Fairfield eo4 0., $3 for Organ. ' V From J. A. Harvey, agont for Eat Lirer- , pool Dir., Columbiana county, 0., $2 and 8 additional name to the handsome club to " Organ from that place. Bro. H. eays: " I kare been striving to gala Tor our Dir. the ' honor of obtaining a premium, but if others outnumber n,e will be the more gratified to know that the brethren' elsewhere hare , exerted tbemselvel in behalf of the Organ. I hare tnore than realiied toy f xpecUtion In regard to subscribers to the Organ from this place,' and hope erery Dirision in the State will exert themselres, and daubl their subscription list of the 1st rol. It can be done. Try, brethren, and if yon do not succeed the first time, try again. I for one hare determined to try all the time." To M. Halfhill, Gosport, la , your paper has been regularly mailed by us. We can not account for its not being received. , ' From T. W. Painter, Weymouth, Ohio, $1 for Organ. From Jacob Geibel, Malta Dir. No. 247, Malta, 0 , $1 for Organ. ' ' G. T. Townsend, Girard, Trumbull co., 0., $3 and 2 new subscribers to Organ. From Jas. M. Hair, Mt. Union, Stwk Co., 0., $32 for Maine Law and 1 for Tracts. From E. Dev'al, Bristol, 0., $11 and 11 new sub. to Organ. Bro. E. says: "We claim to be poor, but determined. We are tired of seeing our fellow-men slaughtered by such an unfeeling wretch as old King Alcohol. Many have been slain among us, and left in our midst weeping widows and orphan children. We cannot longer sit quietly and unmoved, while this work of death is carried on in our midst, but by the blessings of God, and the help of the Organ, are resolved to face and fight the enemy, until he seeks shelter in his own den, and then fire his magazine. Our company num bers CO, and we hare a brave and lotfims set of officers, some ofwhom have been deeply wounded heretofore their property taken from them, their good name slan dered, and now they appear determined on having redress." From John 0. Eeed, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, $6 for Organ. From J. W. Perryman, Montgomery, Hamilton co., 0., we have the following - "Bro. C, I am under the necessity of troub ling you with another new subscriber to be added to our club, accompanied with $1." Trouble us whenever you can, Bro.; we'll try to put up with it, without falling out with you, as we are decidedly "good natur ed" in this respect. From Levi Booth, Ediaburg, Portage co., 0., $3 and 2 new sub. to Organ. Bro. B. says : "If you would know how far temper ance goes with some men who profess great attachment to the cause, just ask them to help it along by taking a temperance pa per. Many will say, 'no, I've been a tem perance man for 25 years ; I don't need re forming. If it was to do something for my poor neighbor who is ruining himself by drinking liquor, I would not for a moment hesitate to spend money.' But tell him to subscribe for his unfortunate neighbor; one " dollar may reclaim him. Bis answer is, ' I can't well spare the money just now. Alas! for that temperance soul of twenty-five years' growth, which cannot spend one dol lar to drive drunkenness, misery and woe from his neighbor's cottage, and cause it to overflow with sweet domestic comfort I Yet our world is full of such men, and if you wish to find out who they are, just get up a subscription paper, and yon can be grati fied." , Pretty severe, Bro., but we suppose it u fair. ' ' From Jas. H. Freeman, Richmond Dale, Boss co., 0., $11 for Organ. From. J. J. Kennedy, West Bedford, 0., $1 for Organ. . From J. Strong, Jr., Elyria, 0., we have the following: "Enclosed find $6 and 6 new subscribers to Organ. We do not permi nrselves here to expect so noble an enact ment by our present Legislature as a Maine Liquor Law. , Notwithstanding our weak faith in that weak body, ws hava strongly petitioned it for the above law. There is no question but what Loratoe county will place herself right on the record next year, by sending to the legislator a man who will truly and faithfully represent her oitiaens on the subject of temperanee. From N. G. Messerly, Basil, Fairfield county, 0., $5 for Organ. ' , ' ; From J. Rattle, Ashtabula, Qhio, $4 for Organ. , . . , ; ...;'...,' From L. B. Harwood, Beverly, Ohio, $10 for Organ. , .. .. . , , From John H. Kauke. Wooster, 0., $1 for Organ.. , . :. i From Rer. P. Theker, Bridgeport, Bel. mont county, O., $1 for Organ. . .; From J. H. Sharp, Williamsburg, 0. $1 for Organ. From J.' H. Long, Mt. Union, 0., $4 for Organ. ' . ' (' Fsom JohnU. PeaEe, Sylvania, Lucas co., 0., $6 for Organ. , , ; " . , From Wm. R. Jackson, Columbia, 0. $5 and 12 new sub. to Organ. , From D. H. Hoover, Miamisburg, Ohio, $1,50 worth of stamps, for sub. to Organ. From W. 0 ' Ferguson, New Holland, Pickaway county, 0., $6 for Organ. Bro. F. says: "This makes 6 subscribers for this week, and it is only Tuesday night. May the sweet sounds of our little 'Organ' en trance the senses of the 'rummies' of our State, and awaken in their hearts and minds a deep sense of the baseness of their unholy traffic. Truly hath the Bard of Avon said, and the Faying is most applicable to those who turn a deaf ear to the music of our 'Or- gan:' , : . . "The man who hath no music in himself And is not moved by concord of aweet -'' sounds," ; j, t t, i , Is fiit for treason, stratagem and spoils ; Let no such man be trusted." But if the rumites hava 'no ear' for your music, its sweet melody is beginning to awaken in the heart of the trembling and wretched wife and mother, a hope of that 'good time coming,' when she shall no more await with fear and trembling for the return from the grog-shop of him to whom she has plighted her troth, to whom she gave her heart's best affection, when life and hope were joyous before her and received in re turn the solemn vow, that he would love, honor, and protect ; but alas ! the tempter came and he fell, and shrouded her bright anticipations in gloom and wretchedness. Bro. Clark, I feel more deeply than ever I did before, the duty I owe to the temperance cause the obligation I am under to sup port the paper that advocates 'the cause of all .mankind.' I remember welVwhen I lived in Cincinnati, I was a subscriber to the 'Qneen City,' published by you. I had taken it for I think 6 months. I was, at that time, not very enthusiastic in the good cause, and came to the very common con clusion, that I was not able to take a daily paper. I called at your office, corner Pearl and Walnut, and asked you to discontinue it. You inquired my reasons, and whether I liked the paper or not I admitted I was pleased with it, but made the poor excuse of being unable to bear the expense. My heart smote me, for I knew that at the same time I was ' spending six or eight times the amount per year in useless pleasures. I at tended a ball shortly afterwards, and spent at least a year's subscription to the daily Queen City.' But enough of this. lama changed man, and will continue to support the cause of Temperance as long as I feel able to raise a dollar for one good tune from the Organ each week for one year." . From Wm. MoGaughey, Mt. Liberty, 0., $5 for Organ., The Bro. sayain his letter "The interest is rather growing in our Divi sion of late. , There is 5 to be initiated on the next evening. . This, I think; is owing to the people here having lately been awak ened to a sense of their duty, by the sudden death of one of our citizens caused by the old aerpant alcohol.: He became intoxica ed, and in this condition was pushed off at ) porch and had his skull broken and died the next morning.' Friends, if witnessing your citisens reeling into eternity, does not arouse within your bosoms a spirit of un compromising war upon old alcohol and his allies, who thus unmercifully usher them thither, yon are different people from what we take you to be. , James Aigin was credited $17 last week; it should hare been 18. From Chaa. A. Brigden, Mesopotama, Trumbull eo , 0., $19 for Organ. From M. Pepper, Plattsville, 0 $1 for Organ. ... . ., ., ( r .. , ' C. Baird, Rlploy, Ohio, $4 for Organ. , Darid Robbing, New Bremen, 0., $1 for Organ. , ..... , -.;):!. i'; , . ; S. 8. Jackman. D. G. W. P. of Hanging Rock Dir. called upon us, a few days since, and handed us $25 and 25 new sub. from his Dir., the result of his and Bro. Henry Clark's labors.- He tells ns, and the above confirms what he says, that their Division is in a flourishing condition, naving initia ted 21 new members during the last quar ter. ; ' ;, t ..' i i John F. Diehl, Clarksburg, Ross county, 0., $7 and 7 new sub. to Organ. J. W. Perryman, Montgomery, 0., $1 for Organ." Wm. Price, MunroeviUe, Huron county, 0., $1 for Organ. Thomas Farrin, Springfield, Tenn., $1,50 for Organ. Allen S. , Felch, Columbus, Ohio, 3 new sub. to Organ., J. B. Greely, Hopkinsrille, Ohio, $8 for Organ. , , f ,. ,i , Safford, Madison, 0., $1. , , ., Wm. Bundy, Blanchester, 0.,' $1,25. H. S. Elliott, Germactown,0.,$l,25. J. W. Perryman, Montgomery, 0., $1. John Bery, Baltimore, 0., $5. - M. Halfhill, Gosport, la , $1. Jno. R. Williams, Salem, O., $1. . Benj. Lock, Haverhill, 0., $7. - COMMUNICATIONS. Temperance Meeting;, According to previous notice, there was a Temperance Meetintr held at .blooming drove Meeting-house, on Monday evening, the 17th of January, 1853. ihe house was called to or der, and proceeded to business. E. Devinay was elected President and Jas Douglas Secretary ; after which the andience was addressed by the Rev. 11. Chance, the Buckeye Broad- axe, on the , constitutionality of the Maine Liquor Law. After the address the following resolutions were read and unanimously adopted; Mesolved, lhat while we, the friends of freedom in the North, have risen, rallying the forces to make a great strike for human liberty, it is no less our duty, as Temperance men and women, to rally round the 1 emper ance banner, and make a united effort to stay the cruelties of the tyrant In temperance, under whose bloody reign earth's teeming millions have groaned for ages. : , Mesolved, lhat the passage oi a law, similar in its provisions to that known as the Maine Law, we regard as imperatively necessary to meet the wants of the people ot uhio, in rela tion to the ruinous traffic in intoxicat ing drinks. Resolved, That as citizens of the State of Ohio, we respectfully ask our Legislature, now in session, to give us a law similar in its provisions to the Maine Liquor Law. Resolved, That, as friends of free dom and humanity, we cannot vote for any candidate for the Legislature, who will not favrr the passage ot a law prohibiting the manufacture, traf fic and use ot intoxicating drinks as a beverage. : : Resolved, That a copy of the pro ceedings of this meeting 4e furnished the county papers, and also the Tem perance Organ, at Cincinnati, tor puD' libation, and be forwarded to our Rep' resentatives at Columbus. , ' : ; ; i E. Dkvikat, Pres. Jas. Douglas, See. ' "'Temperance Hall,XemA, ) January 1,' 1853. At a regular meeting of Xenia Divi sion, No. 25, S.' of T., the following resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas, It hath pleased ' Divine Providence, in His infinite wisdom, to take from our Brotherhood, our asso ciate and friend, Brothor Henrt E. Drake: Therefore. 1 ' Resolved, That while ire denlore the vacancy thus created in our ranks, and the loss which the whole commu nity has sustained by the death 'of 1 W-N. . uro. DRAKE, we are yet consoled with the belief, that our loss has been " his exceeding gain," arid that he is now enrolled as a Brother in that Grand Division, which is reached only bv' a life of Purity and Fidelity. ; - ,. " 1 tiesolved, l hat our warmest sympa thies are tendered ' to the bereaved widow and family of the .departed Brother. By order of the Division. 11. CAHkf, R. S. i Lima, Allen Co.; Ohio,, ) ,; o - Jan. 31st; 1853. f ; Bro. Clark; I herewith send you resolutions passed by .Lima Division, No. 191, 8. of ,T., On the death of our. much esteemed , Bro,, Soth W. Washburn, I would also state that we are getting along tolerable well in Temperance matters, although intem perance rages to a considerable ex tent, amongst US. j s ! : . r S. Halm, D. U. W. IV At a meeting of Lima Division, No. 191, S. of T., on Wednesday evening, Jan, 26th inst., the following resolu tions were passed: i .., i i -4 i Whereas, it has pleased Almighty God to remove from our midst, our . beloved Brother, Seth W. Washburn, and this Division properly feeling the loss of one who has endeared himself to us by his many virtues; , Resolved, lhat in the. removal u one of our number from amongst us, we recognize the hand ; of one who is wiser than we; who is too wise to err and too good to do wrong - ; A. Jxesulved,: lhat we are admonished in this, of our own mortality, of what we are and what we will be, and feel that it is a warning for us all to prepare for,: the great .; change, that awaits us.' ; A Resolved, That Bro. Washburn, as a Christian, Son of Temperance, and a citizen, so lived that we may pattern after his .example; assured that no blot will taint our lives, and that they, who come after us, will never blush for our memories. , . ' ., . , Resolved, That we deeply ., sympa thize with the family of our deceased Brother in the afflicting dispensation, and pray that the , Great Patriarch above may keep them as in.the hollow of his hand.. i : . - Resolved, That as a mark of our respect for the deceased, we will at tend his funeral in a body. Resolved, That the R. S. furnish a copy of the above resolutions, to the family of the deceased, and also of the same to the publishers of the Lima Argus, with a request that they be published. F. Duman, R S. '' , 1 Homicide. ' ; ' A man named Lemuel James, says the Piqua Register, a boatman from the Wabash canal, was killed in that city, on Saturday evening, by another named Reed. It appears that they met at a doggery known as the "Hole in the Wall," (an underground estab lishment,) each accompanied by two or three friends, where some saucy words passed between the parties. After they came . out, James slapped Reed in the face, when the latter in flicted upon him three wounds with a dirk, either of which were sufficient to cause his death. ' Reed was arrested and committed to jail. ' '