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THE OHIO ORGAN OF. THE TEMPERANCE REFORM. - 363 I .ftf folna Iaw la "nlfAH-r twin ra mm mw - - m pealed la iU ova State, by a feeling of the people, who ere convinced that It it wrong id principle," for we have the testimony of their State election! since its passage, most atroogly confirming the contrary opinion, b. is V; Correction. , We publish the following correction with great pleasure. We are at all times ready to correct any errors that we may fall into, and to express oar regret for any injury done. Milfqbd, Aug. 24, 1853. : Ma. EwToa: In the "Ohio Organ of Temperance," of the 12th inst., is an arti cle headed "Unusual," In which you more than intimate that the Methodist Church in Milford is not accessible to temperance lec turers. This is to apprise you that such is mot, nor ever has been the case. We regret that you had not, when in Milford, called on some of the Trustees, or a member of the Church at least, for the necessary informa tion. In this you would have had no diffi culty. We think it would be advisable for you to apply to the proper source for infor mation before you lay rude hands upon a religious society or their place of worship, although "the house is. not a remarkably fine one." You will please to disabuse the minds of your readers in this matter, by giving this note an insertion in the Organ. By order of the Board of Trustees of the M. E. Church in Milford. Wh. Williams, Chairman. , A. H. Matbon, Secretary. . The article In question was written by the Editor, Gen. Gary, who Is now absent f. fliA TCnflt Vmf to a Irnnv film wall onnn i-.Ii to say that be would not have penned the article had he not what he considered at the time, good and sufficient reasons for so doing.' He is not the man "to lay rude hands upon a religious society or their place of worship," without a well-founded cause. In this instance, as there Is a flat, official Contradiction, we presume the information upon which his remarks were based, was false, and we are glad to record the fact. . The Way to do It. Hp in Norwalk, they have a way of bringing the liquor-seller to "taw," as the boys say. The authorities are of the right stripe, and have no hesitation in enforcing the existing laws. ... The other day an ar test was made, and the unfortunate liquor seller was fined $80, on two charges. This was rather strong for the gentleman, and he proposed a compromise, agreeing to give bond in a large sum that he would quit the ouVs,the bond to be forfeited when 11 duor was found on his premises. We hope he may become a better man, and a useful, productive citizen i' 1 i i j i i , t i WMsky Colporteur. " On' Friday morning, of last week, some of the friends of whisky and "common sense," distributed a large number of the .first issue of this "remarkable" paper. It met with no favor, fof we noticed many of them under the wagons and in the gutter, One elderly gentleman observed, whilo turning the sheet over, "It must be very common sense that opposes the Maine Law." :..'..;, The Bottle Stopper. , , We have heretofore neglected to notice ; this spicy little sheet, by friend C W. Hoy, of Gallipolis, 0. ' It is well conducted, and will do much good for' the cause in that 'latitude. . We hope bur friend may succeed in stopping the bottles of many old topers. - ID" Ex-Senator Hannegan has attached himself to the Temple of Honor, at Coving ton, Indiana. 1 . tJ We witnessed a very affecting sight yesterday. A girl was aoout crossing Mer win street bridge with a little wagon con taining what a casual observer would have supposed to be a ehild a neat little hand kerchief folded delicately down from the ' "neck" of the innocent, and its face con cealed by a blue vail. It was a theme that mieht have called forth a most eloquent out' burst from the warm heart of "Fanny Fern." Presently, however, In ascending the bridge, the vehicle unfortunately upset, and out . rolled the precious contents, in the shape of not a "baby," gentle reader, Dut a weu filled whisku-iuQ T which was dashed to pieces against a stone. The grief of the i "old folks at home," for the loss of the "dnar cravthur." whose "SDirit" thus un ceremoniously took its flight, was no doubt inconsolable. Vltveiana True nemocrai. 3TWe copy, for' the benefit of our readers, the following excellent communication, written, for the "Cin cinnati Commercial.' It bears such an air of , honesty and candor all through it, that we think U will be very satisfactory and convincing to all, of the important truths it sets forth: Pub. Com'l.: In your issue of last Thurs day, I read an article on the "Maine Law in Maine." With your consent, I would like to say a few words on that article, and 2tate the results of my observations during a recent trip to most of the large towns in Maine. ; I am a native of that State and lived there till '39, when I left it at twenty-two years of age; visited it in '50, after an ab sence of 11 years, and again In June last, and felt a considerable Interest in ascertain ing for myself the etfect of this law, about which so much is said. - You say "there was no tippling In sight; the pure air of the streets was quite free from threo cent whisky shop fumes; the re pose of citizens was undisturbed by the night revels and .midnight brawls that ad vertise the locality of drinking saloons: the entire absence of the sparkling allurements to intemperance and the disgusting conse quences of drunkenness was most gratify ing." .v ' This exactly corresponds with mv obser vation, and if the Maine Law does this, and I believe every impartial, candid man, who is at all informed in regard to it, admits that it does, is it not the best that has ever been enacted to prevent intemperance? Ev ery one knows, that most persons who use ardent spirits contracted tne babit at pub lic drinking saloons. Remove these, and youremove the temptation, and when they contract such habits there, and that class embraces a large majority of drinking men, and nave this large number growing up so ber, temperate men and useful citizens. Even if the present generation continue to evade the law, and obtain liquor in the same way, the next will be temperate, and the evil wui be entirely removed. With this view of the present and future opera tion of the law, may we not call It the wisest ever enacted by human legislation on any subject? ' Your writer says: "Attracted by so fa vorable an appearance, We determined to give the law a closer investigation, and if the interior fulfilled the brave promise of the exterior, tne enactment must be produc tive of the most beneficial results, though we could not assent to the principle on which such legislation is based." . Quere - Did not even the exterior produce beneficial results, by removing the tempta tions that formerly mot one at every step out oi ine way i The result of thU closer investigation, you say, waa "that there was in the state a vast amount of all sorts of liquors, from very poor corn whisky to very delicious brown sherry, and that any man with a clean thirt collar could obtain either, with hardly enough of difficulty to give desira ble 'sweetness' to the 'stolen waters.' " I too determined to ascertain how well the law was observed. I never, like Byron, "fumed" about the whiteness of my collar, and am not studiously careful about my personal appearance, yet I generally pre sent at least a decent appearance; and as my better half, who is somewhat caieful of appearances, was with me, and took espe cial charge of my wardrobe, I flatter my self that my collar was in tolerably good or deryet I could not persuade any tavern keeper to furnish me with a drop. In Gardiner, at one of the best hotels, where I was told liquors were sold until the passage of the law, I called for something to drink. The answer was, "We don't keep it, sir." I told him I was from Ohio, where all good drinks were plenty, and it waa hard not to be able to get anything there. "Can't help it, sir; we ain't allowed to sell it here " Another man stopping at tne same place soon entered the office, and asked the same question, and received the same answer. His face bore unmistakable marks that he indulged In the "ardent" when at home. Tne landlord eyed him closely, and wheth er any secret sign passed between them, I could not ten, out, tney went out together. Whether he got any liquor I do not know. If he did, his success depended more on the color of his note than his thirt collar. The conclusion I came to, was that in a few places, and but few, liquor was sold se cretly, and that a 'person not in some way known to be in favor of its sale could not get it. I arrived at this conclusion after personal inquiry for liquor at several places, and conversation with all classes of people. You seem to think that this law cannot be sustained even in Maine, its birth place. This opinion is not certainly based upon facts, for at two State elections since its passage, repeal candidates for the Legisla ture and Governor, have been in the field, and the result was, a greater majority in its favor in the next Legislature than the one that passed it, in the next a still greater, and an amendment making it more stringent and more effective. You "can not assent to the principle on which such legislation is based," . I see nothing in the principle not recognized in all legislation, "that the public good is above individual interest." Or, la other words, when the well-being of community requires the sacrifice of individual interests, that sacrifice must be made. Not a canal, turn pike, or railroad is built but this principle is acted on; not a State but' has on its stat ute books tha aaMntiaJ nrineinlM nf the Maine Law. The principle of search, seiz ure and confiscation is applied to the coun terfeiter's imnlnmflntH. that nf TwnnHv tor selling, to him who sells unhealthy vegeta- uiea in uoies oi pesuience, or impure looa at any time. ...... W August, 15,1853." . . ,. , ' Muskingum. At a full meeting of the Free Democratic Central Committee, the following resolution was adopted; 'vs, Retoleed, That the Free and Independent voters and friends of the Maine Law, are earnestly requested to vote our State ticket, and to select from" the tickets presented by the other political parties, such candidates as will most certainly ai'd in the present ef fort to obtain a prohibitory or Maine Li quor law in our State from the next Legis- .. . The " Sons" of Hanging Rock have sent the liquor-sellers of that town no tice that if they don't shut down their hell-gates, they will prosecute every scamp of them. .: P ERCUSSION SEAL PRESS. Orders must be addressed to II. II. SHIPLEY & BBO FNOBAVEMS AJCD DIE 81NK.EHS, MaunfaotuUr of Embossed Card and Advertising. Envelopes. 22 Weil Fourth 8treet, Cincinnati, Ohio. THE above Is th full six of Percussion Seal Pre", which weight bnt two pounds. ThU unique invention U to protect from forgery all important papers, inch as Billi of Exchange, Bonds, Checkt, Drafts Lettert, Labels, Notes, Be oeinte, Envelope, die. This protection is obtained by a blow of the hand ntee the orese. whiob rives tnstantlv to tha paper a chute, beautiful Impress of a bueinesl card er ad drees in relieve, thai baffling tha effort! of the moit adroit counterfeit!, ' Price of Prose, with seal of fifty letters or leas, 5,00. Proas with Notarial Seal, $5,00. Devloei on other than Notarial Scale, extra, aay from 60 cents, to ftl ,00 and upward. Measure have boon taken to secure a patent on the asov frees. Arrangement! are now made toauppl the whole country. East, West, North and South. This Percussion Press is now In constant use In Cincinnati and vicinity, by many of the principal Bankers, Merchants, Mechanics, Notaries Public, Recorders, Lodges, eta., to whom aU who desire information as to It utility, durability and value are respectfully referred. Orders lor Envelopes, Dies, plain or elaborate, Shipley's Belf-seallng Envelopes, Colored and Embossed Cards, and new and improved Lever Seal Press, attended to ae usoaljby 11. H. SHIPLEY BRO. t3T Engraving on Wood executed In the best style. mar.-2 FURNISHING STORE. WILLIAM ADDIS HAS removed to Sixth street, Bacons' Building, under Magnolia Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio. Man ufacturer of Costumes and Regalia of every des cription, lor Masons, Odd Fallows, Sons of Tem perance, lemple of Honor, Druids, Red Men, Brotherhood of the Union, and Good Fellows. S3" Being a member of tha above Orders, I am prepared at all times to furnish everything apper. tainmg thereto with punctuality and despatch; Knight Templars, Royal Arch and Master Ma. qons, Red Men, Druids, Temple of Honor, Brother, ood of the Union, and Good Fellows' Clothing made, of the best quility and material. Emblems, Jewels and Staff Heads, always on hand. ty All article for opening New Lodges and Encampments kept on hand. Masonic Offering and Craftsman, The Odd Fel lows' Offering and Text-Book. Sam'l. Rtsn, P. G. L. A . E. Gluw, M.P. G. C. Moors, P. M. Wk.G. Willums.G.M. ' C, H, BRODFUEHRER, MANUFACTURER OP ' BOOTS AND SHOES, No. 68 West Sixth Street, " ; North side, between Walnut and Tine sts., . CINCIWATI. frThe above eetablishtnent keep constantly hand a selected assortment of the above article and will make the ease to order at tha short notice. .... march 8 TEA. WE GIVE NEW IfORK WEIGHT and tares on every packsg of Tea, and j,a Intake no oharge tor ('ravage or shipping. i.i nuuaisuiiDina, 'l ea wererooms, Bevoath and Walnat, . Cin. February 8, lMOa - BEERS' TEMPERANCE HOTEL, Third street, North of Pennsylvania 4venue, WASHINGTON CITY, Tn Prices to suit th times. Jt Feb. 25t, 1853. COME AND SEE II JTtmtg Filltd mp Start mmMXTn at. ; eraim,T stviii oramaa v flerman, French, English and imerieu P E 'flf -II ill E KYf FANCY ARTICLES, ' -Atao AH Popular Gennlxt FaunM? MEDiCINES, Ai E. Center Fr(i and VU$ St., Cinrint(, 9. HAVING about completed th Improvements la our Stor, we would respeotfully iavit th ladies and gentlemen to call and see ur new stock, jast opening, and w do not hesitate to say, that or Stor present! Inducement In Its appearance, loca tion and quality, and quantity of Its goods, second to none in the West. Out assortment of ; French German, English and American P EB P II XI E R Y , Portmonalesi Cutlery Brnsstos, TOILET ARTICLES, AND FANCY GOODS Generally, selected with great tare by one qf the firm, comprises one of the most extensive varieties ever brought into this city. We are now Importing;, Direct from Pari and ether parts of Europ, most of the celebrated Foreign Perfumery, sach as Farina, Cologne, Lubia'si Mailley's, Lowe', and other ' at puted Manufacturer' articles. Also, constantly r. oaivlng direct, from th best importing boas of Sew York, Philadelphia, t., where w kav competent persons to look, out for th cream of their stock. Henc, our arrangements ar snoh, that we have th advantage'of receiving every thing new a It come out, and shall be constantly adding new varieties la our stoek. Wholesale Western Agency For Myers' Ex. Rock Rose, Wright' Indian Vegaf. ble Pills, Watt's Nervous Antidote, Lyra's Kath airon and Jamaica Ginger, Whita's Amber Glass and Jamaica Ginger, Biihop's Almond Lotion, KntUU's Byriacum, Kendall & Taylor's Thermometers sad Barometers, fee , State Agents for M'Loan's Liniment, Loooek's Wafers, Jew David's Plaster, Dr. Rowland's, Br. Swayne's, Graftenberg, M'Candle's, Radway's, and other Medicines, Bright' Corn Plaster, Toathaeh Drops, Johnsoat Tooth Soap, DaCoeta's Tooth Wash, Thurston's Tooth Powdtr, Burgess A Ce.' Rat Eitermlnator, etc ALSO For Sale all POPULAR! MEDICINES, SUPPORTERS, BANDAGES, .TRUSS E S, Surgical Instruments, etc. To tbe Wholesale Trade. We now have our wholasal rooms fitted ap, and sarnplee arranged ia convenient style, aad our facili ties eaables us to sell to tb trad on mot sdvanta. geous terms than any other house oan, and as low , or ven lower, than eaitern houies, thus saving tbe ei peme of transportation to country merchants. Our goodi, in all inetauoes, ar what they ar r presented to be and when sold by sample shall all ways be in comformity with th sample shown. ' Cars li take to have our cases properly packed, and to guard against injury in transportation. We solicit order from parti notvislUng owelty; and will endeavor, In all instanees,to satisfy in (very particular, all who confide their erdere to ae. '. Our thanks are due to the pubtlo for tha very lib eral patronage w have heretofore received, aad wa hall aim to keep ap and inoieas our favorabl rpe tionof on price, fair dealing and oonrteoa bearing toward til our patrons. , ;;,;; :,.;,( ' . KOHL fe FOWLER.