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THE OHIO ORGAN OF THE TEMPERANCE REFORM. V Acknowledgments. Oar list below ia rather arnaller than we generally like to publish but there ia enough to encourage us In our work. It hows that the Organ is not enirely forgot ten. Oar readers will take notice that the splendid premiums will soon be decided, and those who desire to secure one of the prises, must be expeditious in his work. They will be decided July 1st, snd paid over to the successful Agents immediately. As yet there i sot enough competition for them to justify us, but the offer has been made and we hare no wish to retract ; but we certainly anticipated a very large acces sion to our list of patrons. As it is, we shall hare a rery respectable list of patrons at the expiration of the time, and a better one than any other published in Ohio, religious or se, cular, caters to. We are content, and thank our friends for what they have already done and what they will yet do whether any more premiums are offered or not. All who have lists in their possession, and who desire to compete for the prizes, would do well to forward them immediately. Bro. H. J. Hendren, Wood ville, Haywood Co., TeDti. $5.00 for Organ. Bro. J. H. Hamilton, Circleville, 0., $2 for Organ. In his letter contaiuing the re mittance, Bro. p. says : " These are the only subscribers for the Organ in Harrison Township, Pickaway Co., and I am in hopes that the introduction of these, will create a call for more. I have thought that (except Circleville) no town ship in the County was more cursed with grog shops than Harrison ; besides, it is in this township is located one of the largest Distilleries in the Scioto Valley. We have opened the campaign against them, and ex pect to battle hard for the victory. The in terest in the county upon the subject, is on the increase. Our indefatigable Brother Green, is doing a noble work in different parts of the county. I think some are raising up that will second his efforts and assist in pushing forward the glorious work. We will report progress from time to time in connection with remittances and subscribers.'' Bio. Levi Booth, W. P. Ediuburg Div ision, Ediuburg, 0., $4 far Organ. The Bro. gives a good uccouut of. the cause in his locality. They are all right. Bro. P. S. Sage, Allensville, Switzerland Co., lad., $1 for Organ. Bro. S. says, he likes to encourage independent papers in all moral and political questions, and tlut his subicription may go for the one we lost sometime since because of our defease of the common school system. Bro. T.Allshouse, Newberry, Oeaugy Co., 0.,$ I for Organ. Bro. A. is rather hard upou a good many professed Temperance men. He says : "If you were acquainted with the habits ot the people up here in Cheesedom, you would not think it strange that I do not send you more names. We hare a great many Temperance people up here ; but they would rather make a cheese and get the dollar for it, than to take a Temperance paper. 1 hope there will be a revival iu the ranks of Temperance here. There ought to be. I sometimes think that Dollars and Cents hare a deeper hold on the minds of some professed Temperance men, than the cause of Temperance. By their fruits ye shall know them. They can add farm to larm, and loan money at 10 per cent, but a few only can afford to spend a dollar for a paper (the Organ) that will grace any man's parlor." We have no right to complain for want of a sufficient patronage to pay our cur rent expenses ; and we think Bro. A. is rather too harsh in his remarks. The great mass of the Temperance men in Ohio are laboring people, and rery many of them can not afford to be liberal. They should all (and no doubt do) take a paper ; but because they do not see proper to patronize the Or gan, they should not be reflected upon. Bro. D. W. Green, Moscow Mills, Morgan Co. 0., $7 for Organ. Bro. G. says : Temperance is at a low stage in this township, although we hare two church organizations, in our inmediate neighbor hood. I hare had a hard time of it to ob tain a club for the Temperance paper. I asked one man, (an officer in one of the churches) to take a copy. He said, he did not think he could take it, for he was op posed to the Maine Law. I asked him if he liked to take a dram once in a while ; he said he did. The people in oar neighbor hood are just temperate enough to be the worst kind of Temperance men. By the way, there is a curiosity up this way, to know who draughted and adroeated the Liquor Law of last winter we would like to know if you can gire us any information. No doubt they think that they are the men, and wisdom will die with them I We would like you to adrise them to keep out of the way of Barnum, for he might be after them to exhibit in his museum." ' ' We can not answer the question as to who the author of the bill is ; but it was adroeated by prominent Democrats and Whigs, and it owes its paternity mainly to the Democratic party. We are sorry to inform our Bro. W, E Ruric, that number is entirely exhausted. Bro. L. S. Ellsworth, Calias, Morrow Co., 0., $1 for Organ. Bro. John M. Allen, New Castle, Lau rence, Co., Pa., $1 for Oregon. Bro. B. Ballard, Goshen, 0., $2 for Tacts. Bro. H. Forrest Green, Chillicothe, 0., $1 for Organ, from Circleville, 0. Bro. W. Jenkins, Oolumbus, 0., $3 for Organ from Bataira, 0. Bro. B. S. Brown, D. G. W. P. Bellefon talue, 0., $1 for Organ. We copy from his letter : " The work goes bravely on in this county. The people are forming Alliances In many of the townships' and whenever they can be induced to attend the meetings, they nearly alLgive their names to the Al liance pledge, if It is so explained as to make them comprehend its aim and objects, and proposed mode of operation. I find the prin cipal objection to be a fear of separate polit ical organization. I have no doubt, that Temperance men so far hold the balance of power, as to be able to compel ono or the other of the two great parties, to nominate candidates pledged to a prohibitory law in nearly all the counties in the State. And when they are thus cominated, if we are true to ourselves, they will be elected, whether Whig, Democrat or Free Soiler. If we abandon this plan and make separate nominations, establish another political party, we array all the other parties against I us, drive from our ranks many, very many good men and in all probability, suffer our selves to be defeated." Bro. N. McDonald, Clifton, 0., $7 for Or gs. Forth Ohio Organ. The Necessity of a Speedy Remedy. During a month past some three persons have died, in this city and the cause of thei." death is traceable, at once to the influence of intoxica ting liquors; one of the number was under that distressing affliction, com monly known as Delerium Tremens; a constant annoyance to family and friends, and was by the proper author ities lodged in the county prison, and during the first night away from his family and all human sympathy, he died, and was carried from the prison to the grave. This last might have been saved. A previous affliction of the kind of which he died had been visi ted upon him; it had spoken to him the unmistakable language that he must abstain entirely from the jtse of the poison. He faithfully promised the writer he would, but no sooner had he wandered forth from his bed of sickness, than the tempter was pre sented; he drank, and drank again, and died a drunkard. If the foregoing were all that were in danger of meet ing so sad a fate, we would gladly withhold all reference to them, but our observation teaches us that many other of our fellow-citizens are stand ii.g upon the brink of the same awful precipice, and if they Btop not the use of the same fiery draught it will plunge them down that precipice into the abyss of woe. Some of these citizens are among our acquaintances, and are among the number that we look upon as endowed by the God of nature with those noble characteristics that endears them to their families and friends. We might expostulate with them on the subject, and use every influence that lays in our power to win them from their vice; we have ta'ked to them upon the subject; they have like the man above referred to, promised, but like him have met the tempter in their path, and appetite has controlled moral resolution, thej still drink.JAll might promise dili gently to adhere to the principles of temperance, but, despite the tears of a broken hearted wife, the deep solic itude and cries of distressed children, the prayers and earnest persuasions of fellow citizens, they will be lost unless there is a remedy that will prove successful in removing the temptation. The tide that is so fast engulphing so many of this portion of our citizens, will not be stayed so long as we justify the sale of intoxicating liquors at the corner ot almost, every square, and in almost every street. These engines of death must be de stroyed, every feeling of humanity cries out against theml The tears of wives and children says amen, to their destruction! The interests of such as drink, for both worlds, says away with theml The word of God pronounces the heaviest woe against him "that puts the cup to his neigh bor's mouth," and shall these go un heeded? Shall derision from the in human grogseller still defeat their aim? Let every patriot say no! no! no! And if at the present time, we are to a great extent unprotected by law, let us form our determination to have law, a Jaw of entire prohibition, for it is this, and this alone, that will successfully remove the temptation. "Moral suasion for the drunkard, and legal suasion for the liquor sel ler." J. H. Hamilton. Circleville, 0., May 12, '53. ' i For lb Organ. '. Columbus, May 9th, 185. Dear Organ : Notwithstanding all that has been done for the suppression of intemperance, what day transpires that does not open some fresh act in the horrid drama of the red-eyed mon ster, that does not add some new crime to his dark calendar fresh tears to the fountain of wo he has opened in our midst? But a day or two since, two Irish men, near this place, drank themselves into a state of beastly intoxication, and when too f8r gone to be conscious of danger, laid themselves down by the track of the locomotive; one of them with his head directly upon the iron rail. The ponderous catthun dered by, and left the headless body quivering in the agonies of death. O, Intemperance! how long must these immolations upon thy bloody altar continue! In connection with this, my mind was impressed with another incident. While counting the proceeds of a day's sale, an inscription upon the back of a three dollar note arrested my attention. Traced in a fair business hand, indicating education and intel lect, I read, " The last of a fortune left me two years since, and here this goes for rum!" What a tale the imagina tion could read in that brief inscrip tion : the hasty career from wealth to poverty from innoconce to crime; from conscious independence and manly pride, to degradation, loss of character and all that was ennobling. But we forbear reflections, and only inquire, how long must these things continue? Is it any wonder that the friends of humanity are concentrating their strength to drive from the land the fruitful source of so much crime and wretchedness? D. A. R. Lamartine is dying his physician having up all hopes of recovery. The Penitent Drunkard. ,,. '; t A WATCHMAN.' " 1 ,! ' "Why art thou sadY""" o, do not stkl '. .'' , For I have drained the bitter cup: , 'Twould be a vain and hopeless task, v To tell what woe hare filled it up. ' 1 . The brightest charms ofesrth, which flung , Their noon-tide radiance o'er my way, . In night's dark drapery are hung, ", Where'er my footsteps turn, or stray. 1 I walk anheeded by the throng, , '. ...ii Who once a hasty welcome gave; , Nor hear their praises, loud and long, , Which they bestowed on fashion's slave. And am I changed? What evil aptrlt Hath turned their friendship into hate? . . , Those friends with whom 1 took delight , Now help to seal my dismal fate. " Yes, I am changed? Into my brow, ' The narka of shame are deeply driven; A"d oa my bended knees I bow, , And offer p a prayer to Heaven. That Ha who notes the sparrow's rail, ". . And hears the raven when they cry, ' Will help and save me when t call,' . . . ... .! Nor pass this wretched slnnor by, , Why am 1 changed? The social glass, .., , Which hath a poison tn its charm, Between my Hps would often pass, I scorned to tear Its deadly biiiui. . I heeded not the warning voice '-. Of her I early woo'd and won; ' But made the wine cup my first choice, And thus to ruin hurried on. In yonder grave-yard, bending low, ' i My nightly vigils oft 1 keep While tears of grief do freely flow '"' i O'er her who lies In death's cold sleep. , God know I loved her long and true, , . . i Although a Are was lis my brain, But that poor heart, which trouble slew, Will never throb form again, -i ' Where'er I turn my wistful eye 1 feel that I am all alone; No friend to charm me when I sigh; Nor answer back a kindly tone. And if I take the drunkard's bowl, ' . And taste tbe bliss that sparkles there,, Dark demons wait to seize my soul, And drag it down to black despair.. Great Godl on thee, my only hope, 1 cast my burden and my cure; Be thou rny help, and lift nie up, , , Nor let me faint aud languish here. ' ' Ft. Watnb and Southern Railroad.--We feel highly gratified in being able to state to the public that the grabbing and grading of the northern division of this road, consist, ingot sixty-four miles; (from this point to Ft. Wayne,) has recently beea let, oa very favorable terms, to energetic and responsible contractors, to be completed in twelve mouths. The early completion of this road it no idle fancy, but a reality tending more to the ad vancement of the agricultural aud commercial intercut ot eastern and northern Indiana, than any other project. Mettenger, Muncie, Ind., Ulk. LiBikAL Donations. Mitt Mary Murray, of New York city, hat made a donation of a lot of grbnnd, valued at $25,001), on which to erect new Presbyterian church in that city, to be known as the " Murray Hill Presbyte rian Chnrch," together with Sunday school and lecture room. Samuel Appleton, Esq., of Boston, has given f 3.0UU towards tbe erection of an Academy in hit native place, New Ip swich, N. H j and Nathan Appleton, his brother, hat given $500 for the same object. Magnificent Entibpbibi. The hydraulic canal at Niagara Pall! it about to be com menced and vigorously prosecuted to comple tion. A company with a capital of $50,000 has been formed, embracing men of wealth and enterprise in New York and Boston, The canal will be three-fourths of a mile long, seventy feet wide, and ten feet depth of wa ter, and is to be ent with perpendicular tide, through a solid limestone ledge. MONEY FOR ALL. s 60 DOLLARS per month can be made byen eseinc In a business which anr merchant. clerk, farmer, or meihanic can follow without hindrance to their business This Is no book agency, or anything ol that nature. Tbe business is such that failure is impossible. I have received lettera from a great many who have availed them selves of this; all of whom speak in the highest terms of itt and some say they are making more than sixty dollars per month. It ia a permanent business five dollar capital i enouah to com mence on. 1 will forward the above instructions ' upon the receipt of two dollars, (post paid) ad dressed to B. STEPHENSON 8 , Box 16, Clr. cleville, Ohio. may 20 FUKNISHING STORE. WILLIAM ADDIS HAS removed to Sixth street, Uacons' Building, under Magnolia Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio. Man ufacturer of Costumes and Kegalia of (very des cription, for Masons, Odd Fellow, Suns of Tem perance, ieniple of Honor, Druids, Ked Men, Brotherhood of tbe Uoion, and Good fellows. B3T Being a member of the above Orders, I am prepared at all timea to furnish everything apper taining thereto with punctuality and deauatch. Knight Templars, Royal Arch and Master Ma sons, ked Men, Druids, Temple of Honor, Brother hood of the Union, aud Good Fellows' Clothing made, of the best quality snd material. Emblem, Jewel and Staff Head, always oa hand. tyAll artlclea for opening New Lodges (and Knoampmenta kept on band. Masonic Offering and Craftsman, The Odd Fel lows' Offering and Toit Book. Sana. KasD, t.Q.U I A. B. (Uaar, P. 0. M. C. Mooaa.P.M. ,., W.G.Wiu.us.G.M.