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THE OHIO ORGAN OF THE
TEMPERANCE REFORM. 141 . The Editor Is absent doing battle in the good cause in Meigs and Athens counties. We expect him to return on Saturday. The readers of the Organ have no adequate conception of the call made upon our Editor to attend and address mass meetings in this and other States. Every where there seems to be a gen eral waking up to the importance of the present crisis. More laborers are needed in the field. There are men of talents who love the cause, who ought to give themselves to the causo of all mankind. One man, or a dozen men, we care not how efficient, will not an swer the emergencies of the case. State Executive Committee Bus iness. We hope all our readers , will care fully read the communication publish ed last week from Bro. Warren Jen kins, Secretary of the State Executive Committee. It contains matter for ser ious reflection just at this time. This call upon the liberality and generos ity of the Temperance people of Oh o should be met at once, and that, too, immediately. There is no use in at tempting to canvass the State thor oughly, unless those chosen to lead in the matter, are abundantly supplied with means. Without it, their hands are tied, and their efforts to accomplish the desired end, will be futile. When either of the political parties of the day organize themselves for a cam paign, the first thing they do is to col lect a sufficient amount of money for their purposes. When this is done, their plans being all made, they com mence work, and not till them. In 1861 , when the No-License clause of the new ConstttuUoa , was adopted, nothing was left undone to secure its adoption. The whole coun try was completely flooded with Tracts, &c. The people were made to under stand the nature of the contest, and hence our victory. Had the Grand Division of Ohio not assumed the re sponsibilities of this campaign, we are firmly of the opinion that we would this day be cursed with the infernal License system. And this campaign is the sole cause of the present pecun iary difficulties of the Grand Division. There are many, very many, worthy and honest citizens of Ohio, who have heard of the Maine Law, but who know nothing at all about its provis ions, the manner of its working, &c. They would be with us if they under stood these things, but they will not vote blindly. This is the vote that we must have, or we will be defeated as certain as election comes. We can reach them in no other way than by appeals to their better judgment in the shape of Tracts, placed in their hands by colporteurs. And this we all know can not be done, unless the Temper ance people give liberal of their means. Temnerance men and women of Ohio, do you desire to see the Maine Law engrafted upon our statute books? Shall it be said of the thrifty and indus. trious people of Ohio, that they suffer ed this glorious law to be defeated merely for the want of a little money? We think we know our people too well to think that such will be the case. Let every friend of the cause, every Division, Temple of Honor, Alliance and all other organizations, send on what they are willing to give for the propagation of our glorious cause, to the Secretary of our State Executive Committee, (Warren Jenkins, Colum bus, O.) We will vouch for his hon esty and integrity, and his capacity to discharge the important duties devolv ing upon him because of his office. Every cent he receives will be proper ly accounted for, and put to the very best use. None need to doubt, and remain inactive on this account. He is right, and we only wish he had ten thousand dollars at his disposal. Brethren, we desire you to conn these matters thorougly. We are on the eve of a most important struggle. And remember, if we are defeated now, it will take many long years to attain our present position. Let every one do his duty as if the contest de pended alone upon his energies, and we will come out of the canvass with victory inscribed upon our banners. Who does not desire to witness such a glorious termination of our labors ? Let him then answers I, attend in time to our admonitions. We will have more to say on this subejt after a while. There never was a time in the his tory of Temperance in Ohio, when the signs of the times were so propi tious for our final triumph , as at the present. From a majority of the counties in the State, we have the cheering intelligence that the good work goes bravely on ! thst the friends of the cause are united as one man, and determined to do their share in ridding the State forever of the monster evil, intemperance, by means of the Maine Law. We congratulate our friends upon this glorious state of affairs. But there are many dark spots in our State, that remain to be canvassed. Once in a while we hear the voice of a friend from amidst thegeneral gloom, calling for light I light ! We sympath ise with him, and do all we can, on our own account, for the enlightenment of his fellows : but that is not enough to accomplish any permanent good. In such places there are not enough friends of the cause, to stand the ex pense of enlightening their fellow-citizens. It is the duty of those residing in healthy localities, to assist their less fortunate brethren in the good work of regeneration and redemption. Brethren, let the good begun work go on to a successful termination ! Notice. From and after this week, we shall put theOrganto press on Wednesday. Our list is getting so large, that we can not do justice to a large number of our patrons without this change. Sub scribers will then receive the papers on Friday and Saturday, Those hav ing communications, &c, will please take notice. Eon. Neal Dow. We hope our worthy brother above named will make his arrangements to be in attendance at our State Conven tion. We think It highly probable that such an arrangement will be made. If such should be the case, we will announce it as soon as the infor mation reaches us. The Meeting; at North Bend. We were present at the mass meet ing held at North Bend, on Tuesday las It was an excellent meeting but the turn out was not ft large as we ha anticipated. The attendance from the country was very slim, owing no doubt to the busy season of the farm ers. But altogether it was a good meeting, and we hope its results will be beneficial to the cause. The boat chartered for the purpose was well filled with Temperance men and women from the city, and arrived at its destination without accident. The meeting was organized by call ing Bro. Orr, of Taylor's creek to the chair. After prayer by the Rev. Dr. Go shorn, the assembly was ably addressed by Bros. Cunningham and Lewis. Both taking strong ground in favor of the Maine Law. ' Bros. Cunningham, Walker, Dr. Clark, Lewis and Caleb Clark, were appointed a committee to draft resol utions for the consideration of the meeting. After which the meeting ad journed for refreshments. When reorganized, Mr. Chidlow was called to the stand. His address was attentively listened to. It was conclusive and to the point, and reflected much credit upon Bro. C. We resrret that we have not room for a synopsis ; but one anecdote rel ated by him we must relate. He knew of a very singular pledge taken by an unfortunate victim of the still. He resolved to quit its use, and to seal his determination with a pledge. Splitting him a piece of hicory he pointed it, and , in front of his own door, drove it deep into mother earth. As blow after blow descended upon the stick. in driving it home with an axe, he repeated the following unique pledge, which he ever afterwards held sac red. "With the help of God, until this hicory shall sprout and grow to a mighty tree until this hicory shall blossom and bear fruit of its kind, I will not taste I will not countenance its use and with the help of God, I will not drink ono drop of liquor." At the close of Bro. C.'s address, the following resolutions were discussed and adopted, after which the meeting adjourned sine die. I Resolved, That while we acknowl edge our past remissness in the cause of Temperance, avc hail with satisfac tion the untiring efforts of our breth ren already in the field for the ad vancement of the cause, and that for the future, we will cordially co-operate with them in endeavoring to ex terminate intemperance with its cause from our midst. Resolved, That the appointment of an Executive Committee in our coun ty, meets our approval, and we pledge ourselves to use all honorable means to carry out the measures . proposed by it. Resolved, That in endeavoring to secure the adoption of the "Maine Law" in our State, we are impelled to the measures, not by a spirit of revenge against our erring friends, the grog sellers, but from a consciousness that the best interest of mankind demand it. Resolved, That we consider all who are not committed in favor of the cuse of Temperance as her opposers, how ever strong their professions of friend ship. That we will especially beware of those who sacrifice temperance principles for the sike of political dis tinction or official station in any party. Resolved, That we will not support any man for State Representative or Senator, who is not fully committed in favor of the "Maine Law", but we will not resort to separate nominations, unless the several political parties with whom we act fail to present us can didates worthy of our suffrages in this respect. Reso'ved, That these resolutions be presented to the Organ for publi cation, and request the several pa pers of the city to give them an inser tion. iW There is one single manu factory of playing cards in the city of New York, which turns out about 21,900 packs of playing cards a day, or 1500 gross. The single item of paste used requies four hundred barrels of flour a year. The building is a five story one, and a forty horse steam engine is used, with 20 or 30 work men employed. S3T Just as we were going to press, we received a letter from our esteemed brother, A. A. Stewart, Esq., Colum bus, O., enclosing an excellent com munication for the Organ. It will appear in our next. Campaign Tract for the Times ! READ AND CIRCULATE!! In our paper of April 29, we inserted a short article on the propriety of circulating a Tract of the import that the name above indicates. Gen. Cart, has very generously complied with our call upon him for its production, and we now announce to our readers, that we will be ready by the 1st of June to fill as many orders as our friends can possibly send in the first orders in being invariably the first served. This will be one of the best and most conclusive Tracts ever prepared by Gen. Cart. The time is propitious, and it should have a thorough and extensive circulation. It should be placed in the hands of every vo ter in Ohio. Let the county and township Alliances, Divisions and other organizations see to this. It will be furnished at $5 per M. which is exactly the cost price. Notwithstanding the shortness of the time, and on an intimation merely that such a Tract would be issued, we have already received many letters of inquiry, and sev eral large orders. The writers feel and so express themselves, that note it the time fob action! Send in your orders, brethren, and let no voter in Ohio say that he voted against us for want of proper Information. Departure ok the Bebrino's Straits Ex pedition. The vessels of the United States Exploring and Surveying Expedition to the North Pacific Ocean, under the command of Com. Cadwalader Ringgold, sailed from New York on Monday, tue 9th inst., for Norfolk, Va. They comprise the sIood of war Vin. cennes, Lieut. H. Rolando, commanding ; the steamer John Hancock, Lieut. John Rogers commanding; brig Porpoise, Lient. A7 B. Davis, sommanding; schooner lennimore Cooper, Acting Lieut. H. K. Stevens, com manding; and clipper John P. Kennedy, Lt. Napoleon Collins, commanding. The Holt Places. The contests among the Christian sects over the holy places in Jerusalem are a disgrace to Christianity. The dispntes between the Greek and Latin Chris, tiaus have often risen so high that the Turk ish soldiers were compelled to interfere to keep them from open battle on the very places which both regarded with the highest venera tion. Providence Journal. Col. Db Sercet, who was about to marry Mdlle. Murat, a cousin of the Emperor, and to receive the rank of general, has been con demned for swindling. H was known at Crockford't ai a desperate gambler. . A poor widow was asked how she became so much attached to a certain neighbor, and replied that she was bonnd to him by several cords of wood which he had sent to her during hard winter. The reply of an enlightened Mahomedan to a missionary is characteristic of the race of Moslems: "Your religion," said he, "givea me three Gods and one wife; mine gives me three wives and one God: 1 prefer my own."