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THF OHIO ORGAN -OF THE; TEMPERANCE REFORM ; 316 THE OHIO ORGAN IF THE TEMPERANCE REFORM Cincinnati, October 91, 1853. - . TERMS- ,JlBi;lesobstiptioni,.. too ' ' a wT&Tc. of 8. of Ohio., J . 1 -. 9"K' ccwii. Oct. 4th, 1853. .1 ' S.f.et MCiTd rtt Mormatio Irom ZanesTille, of (ho 4iM9lutii ol th. Section at that place, and ,,, ming it necessary that the SetsiontoJ the Grand Section should be hold In places where there are Sub eniiuaU Sectioai, bow therefore I, Geo. A. 'Wheeler, C , W, P. of the State of Ohio, by the authority rested in me.ey the Conttitntion of the Order, do hereby pro eUimaad order, that the Annual Session of the Grand Section be held in the city of Cincinnati, beginning fee leeond Tueeday 1b Nerember next, at 10 o'clock, AM In 'order to enable the G. W. S. to make a full and orreot report to the Grand Section, Subordinate Seo tion will pleaae be particular and prompt In lending ta their returns for the past quarter. , GEO. A. WHEILER, G. W. P. : X. RicBaBMOw, G. W. S. t ,.' , meeting of the Grand Division. The next Annual Session of the Grand Division of the Sons of Temperance ol Ohio, will be held in Del aware on Wednesday, the 26th day of October, at 10 o'clock, A.M. It is earnestly desired that the Snbordinate Divi sions send in their returns for the present term as toon at possible, so that a full report may be made to the Grand Divisions. W, Bbemigam, G. S. Omci 0, S., S. of T. of Ohio, ( Cuclivilli, Sept. SO. j The new Ritual is bow ready for distribution. Si visions can send in their orders at once, and they will be immediately attended to. In order to meet the outlay, and pre-pay the postage, the price of the work it fixed at two dollars. Divisions should enclose the above amount in their orders, to that no new dtbt may be created. A set will consist of the B. B. officers' cards and one doien sde cards. The ode cards can be furnished at this office, or by Mr. Csleb Clark, publisher of the "Organ," at 40 cents per dozen. Single copies of the B. B. will be furnished at one dollar. Wm. Bbemigah, G. S. JJj The Hamilton County Temperance Executive Committee will meet on Saturday next, (Oct. 22d.) at 10 o'clock, at Foster Hill. Each member of the Committee, or any friend that may have, or can raise any fundi, for the purpose of defraying the heavy ex penses of the Campaign just closed, will greatly favor the cause by bringing or sending the same to the meeting. We hare incurred debts, and they should be promptly paid. We would respectfully, but earn, eitly request your immediate attention to this mat ter. The Candidate! are requested to attend. WM.lt. ORB, Pus't. CALEB CLARK, Sic'i. The Election. The returns from the election, as far as received, are very unsatisfactory, and we have no means of ascertaining how many friends of Prohibition have been elected. The only thing that we are certain of is, that the Democrats have carried every thing before them; a perfect Democratic tornado has swept over the State. : , Grand Division. In our paper last week, the printer made us say the Grand Division would meet on Monday instead of Wednesday, the 26th inst. -"The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge." American republication from the Eng lish plates: Such is the title oi a new periodical, making its appearance from Muscatine, Iowa. The object aimed at is to have a Magazine which, being free from litera ry trash and silly stories, shall be devoted exclusively to the circulation of useful knowledge. It is a new edition of the Penny Magazine, and designed for gen eral circulation. The Agent for Cincin nati is L. C. Rice, No. 203 Vine street, franklin Building. J&" In New York State the friends a Prohibitory Law are rallying to the support of their candidates. They have determined upon a victory. Oar Laborer!. The campaign just closed in Ohio, however disastrous in the immediate re sult, has awakened an interest upon the subject of prohibition that will not be eradicated now that the excitement has passed. A deep and settled conviction that the liquor traffic is an egregious pub lic wrong and must cease, has taken stfong hold of a great multitude of minds. This conviction will form a reliable capi tal upon which to begin an extensive and successful onslaught in the. future. , We desire now to make honorable mention of thou noble men who have come our hlp, and who have labored with earnestnewi and succm in various portions of our State; and we hereby tender them the grateful acknowledg ments of the 'good people of Ohio. We desire to make a record of their la bors, that our readers may see that a great work has been done, and that some thing has been earned. for future use. We shall not speak of the peculiar char acteristics which respectively distinguish these speakers, and which have rendered their labors effective, designing only to make a memoranda of the extent of their labors. Doctor Jewett, of Massachusetts, la bored fifty-two days, and delivered about sixty-six lectures in twenty different counties, and in about fifty places. Four days he was engaged in all-day discuss ions with Mr. Beebe, a hireling of an ex tensive distiller. Rev. B. E, Hale, of Connecticut, has been employed fifty-four days, in six teen counties, and delivered about sixty lectures in some thirty places. Rev. Freeman Yates, of Michigan, de livered about seventy lectures in sixty days, having canvassed twelve counties. F. W. Kellogg, of Massachusetts, has labored in twelve or fourteen counties, and delivered about forty lectures. S. S. Beeman, of New York, has been actively, zealously and efficiently en gaged three or four weeks, speaking day and night. His labors have been mostly confined to Hamilton county. G. Y. Fobes, of Massachusetts, has de livered seventy-three lectures in ten dif ferent counties, and probably fifty differ ent places. We do not now remember any olher foreign co-workers who have been per manently employed. Our own speakers have been constantly at work. A. M. Scott, Esq., of Dayton, has lec tured to very great acceptance in many counties in the western portion of the State; has delivered probably thirty ad dresses. T. A. Plants, Esq., of Meigs county, done a great work in Madison, Fayette, Warren, Pike and Scioto counties. His efforts gave universal satisfaction, and the State Committee greatly regretted their inability to keep him continually in the field. He was arrested in his mis sion by serious indisposition. We are happy to learn, however, that he is now convalescent. The Rev. J. H. Creighton lectured eight consecutive weeks in about as many counties. His field was in Law rence, Gallia, Scioto, Fairfield, Licking, &c. His clerical duties obliged him to leave the employ of the Committee be fore the campaign closed. Mr. Parker Earle has probably delivered more lec tures than any other man in the field. He has labored in Clarke, Franklin, Sen eca, Homles, Starke, Columbia and Jef ferson counties. We have not a particu lar report of his movements. T. W. Tipton, Esq., delivered eight or ten lectures in Fairfield, Franklin and Muskingum counties, to the great grati fication of the people. Besides these places, he canvassed fully the county of Morgan. ,,;' ; ' . i W. II. Parmlee was engaged by the committee two or three weeks in the north part of the state, but has not made a partio ular report of his labors, Messrs. Chance, Edwards, Williams and Pfies ter have been constantly at work instant in season and out of season doing effi cient service.' Not having any reports from these brethren we cannot speak in detail but let, it suffice that . they have been aithful, earnest and successful. ,t ,, The olergy throughout the" State, of v denomination! have in their re pent We fields been true to the interests of th great cause.' A number bf them have delivered able sermons; which have been printed and distributed extensively. We will not particularise, lest we should do injustice. , Foote, of Cleveland, Olds, of Circle ville, Judge, Fishback, oi Clermont, and a host of others, have publicly and ably discussed the subject, as opportunity lias presented itself. ' ' ': ,.'. The Editor, during a part of the can vass, was laboring in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania j but . during the summer he has addressed audiences in Hamilton, Butler,' Clermont, Clinton, Warren, Meigs, Athens, Franklin, Champaigne, Miami, Shelby, Delaware, Huron, Mor row, Richland, Cuyahoga and Muskin gum counties. .;,'. The State Committee have been ac tive and efficient. ' Warren Jenkins, Esq., the Secretary and active member of the Committee, has been untiring in his efforts, and he deserves and will re ceive the lasting gratitude of every true friend of temperance in Ohio. His po sition has been a most laborious and perplexing one ; yet he has discharged with fidelity the responsible duties de volving upon him. " A. A. Stewart, Of Columbus, the finan cial Agent of the Committee, has done more to replenish the Treasury of the Committee than all the other agencies and instrumentalities employed. From pure love to the cause, and an earnest desire for its success, he closed up his place of business and gave himself up to the work assigned him. He has traveled over a greater portion of the State ; night and day he has been vigilant and active, and has doubtless made more and greater sacrifices than any other man in the field. His has been the most unpleasant task, and yet he did not shrink from its performance. God bless and rewaid this worthy Brother. We have thus very imperfectly and hastily sketched an outline of the cam paign through which we have just pass ed. All will be satisfied that much labor has been performed, and at a small pe cuniary cost. Probably the brethren in some localities have felt that they were neglected, but they must be satisfied however the fact may be, that a hercu lean work has been done. Funds. In addition to the above, we leam that the Committee have incurred heavy lia bilities, which have not yet been dis charged for want of the necessary funds. The Assessments upon the different counties have in very few instances been realized, and in many net a dollar has been raised for the Committee. We hope that the friends will see to this matter and relieve the Committee of all embarrassments without delay. Let us' close up all old accounts and open a new set of books for a more efficient and suc cessful struggle with the enemy ! i"The news from Europe per steamer Atlantic, indicates that the Sultan has made a declaration of war. " The' Whisky Buzzard. We observe that many of the whisty Prints have paraded the old rooster at their mast heads, to crow over the result of the election. , We have known these chivalrous birds to be employed for many fowl (foul) purposes, but we think that this is by odds the most fowl (foul) and revolting of any use that the depravity of man has ever put them them to. When God created the fowls of trte air, he gave to vultures a carniverous disposition, and very often have they borne terrific proof of this disposition, when, as the sound of battle has died away, they have flocked to the field of the slain, and there, with dreadful yell, amid the groans of the dy ing, have gorged themselves upon the flesh and blood of human carcasses. But it was never given to bird nor beast to exult over the sorrows of the widow, the tears of the orphan," the blood of society. No, they can only do this by'the dark interposition of man. Then they are made to perch upon the gory banner of a polluted and perverted Press, and sing the death-wail of murdered peace, and innocence and love." And what now is the occasion upon! which these papers hoist this vulture symbol of victory ? Is it because society is at last rid of the ty rant grasp, the demon clutch, the scorch ing pestilence of the liquor traffic 1 Oh! no. i None so cheering news gladdens the thousands of bleeding hearts that are yearly being crushed, by intemperance. Dear readers, this hout of triumph is raised from the very funeral pile of your most cherished hopes and interests, of all that fhxx hold dear, and sacred and lovely on earth. Two years longer have you got to remain inundated and sub merged by this 6tream of liquid death. Fathers, brothers and sons, be well on your guard, for the "bird of prey" is sounding the note of victory, the hunters are in pursuit of you, and the blood hounds are baying on your track. Mo thers, sisters and daughters, "if you have tears,"pfepare to shed them," for the fiends of hell are still amongst you, ready to rob you of your honors, to strip you of your loveliness, to beggar you of your happiness, and crush you under a life of pain, and misery and woe. But who cares for all this if the "Democratic party" has secured a victory 1 Let the birds of prey crow. Let grog-shops be illumi nated, and let the shout of devils on earth, and fiends in pandemonium, min gle with the wail of despair which goes up from the broken hearts of youth and innocence throughout Ohio. b. ' Test the Question. We have been surprised that many of our best papers have fought against a prohibitory law from the fact that the question involved has been one of a moral nature. Away behind the age in which they live, they have come up the eleventh hour, brushing the dusty cobwebs from their eyes, only tc be shocked and thunderstruck at the strange freaks and caperings of a progressive people. Their souls are shaken with pious awe at the thought of divesting hoary-headed moral suasion of her om nipotent attributes and incorporating them into human legislation. We hope now, as God in his good providence has seen fit to leave the temperance cause in the hands of moral suasion two years longer, that the friends of this mode of reform will put it sternly to the test, in order (hat when we bring up the pro hibitory law again, they may have their eyes open, and know whether such a thing is needed or not. We are very well convinced that it they but try the moral suasion plan awhile, they will dis- -cover that something much more effi cient is necessary. ' . ' b.'