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THE ILLINOIS FREE TRADER.
r 7 Pmv J"-riiUi, Emporium. I " i- jf castles stormed, .-. ' ' k.J heroes slain, I . t . .at "cider" has performed, a can perform again. -T' .6 essence of UiU liquid firo (iives freedom to the slave, It lays the ruler in the mire, And makes the coward brave. It weaves the mystic, potent ujiell, Of intellectual night ; Makes chriMian prietiU delight to tell How soldier men should light How the red children of the wood, Were by a Hero slain, Who burn'd their cabins, drauk their l lood, - An4kiU'd them o'er asain. t"l)rab coats and broad brim hate h br'tngn, To step in martial line, It must be best of earthly things It hard olinoht divine ; full many a man when he begun, Had scarce a rug to spare, Hut sucking at tho stuff, anon Had nothing else, to wear. , l'o help the phiz, you can't suppose What wonders it can do i've known it turn a milk while nose A lively Prussian blue, It binds with aid, tho Eyelet hole Too beautiful to mention, A man must " drink to be a fool," "So says tho Whin Convention Then let us all for cider go, . Man, tilutlicr, children, all, Keep life in one continual row. Drink nothing else at all. "JUSTICE AND EQUALITY." THE FREE TRADER. WravrreV IIic, Editor. Otlawn, III., Friday, July 17, 1MU. DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES, 18 IO. FOR PRESIDENT: IHAUTIN van mitr. FOR VICE PRESIDENT: RICIIAllO IV. JOIIM. TOR ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT ADAM W. SNYDER, irsi, Chir county, 18 A AO P. WALKER, of Vermilion county, JOHN W. ELDRIDHE,oCoAeofiy, JOHN A.M'CLF.ttNAND,r.WiNu. JAMES H. RALSTON, of Adams r-aniiy. FOR REPRESENTATIVE! A It II A 171 IK. D O D H n 7ftr."hitntj BurhannM. W' are authorised to' stale that Mr. Buchanan 3c(Tmes Wing a candidate for Sheriff of La Salle county. Health of Ottawa and Vlrliillr. ' We arc gratified in being able to state that the health of this place and surrounding country con tinues good. The weather thus far, indicates u Wealthy season, there, being an abundance of rain. k'ngr)oiin1 TinpArtnnt from M'lMhlnu nI'naansri of thr Independent Treasury BIII-Trliintli of Drinorrnr. We have the pleasure of announcing lo our readers that the Independent Treasury Dill has finally passed both branches of our National Legis lature. The vote stood 121 to 107. Tho 124 Yeas are all friends of the Administration, inclu ding Messrs. Cooper, Colquitt and Black of Geor gia, and Messrs. 8. H. Duller, firaflin, Holmes' Tiekens, Rhelt and Sumter of South Carolina, C. Bhcpard of N. C. and D. II. Lewis of Alabama. Mr. John Campbell of 8. C. voted against the" bill, as well as Hen. Waddy Thompson; so did Mr. Casey of this State, and (somewhat to our surprise) Judge Wick oflndians. Oen. Howard, the Democratic candidate for Governor of Indiana, was absent, he Wing at home, canvassing the State with his opponent, Judge Biirger. The Speaker of the House, Mr. Hunler, did not vote at all, but he is known to bo favorable to tho bill. Mr. Fisher of N. O. a 'State Rights' man, who is a warm friend of the bill, was also absent. The entire strength of the bill, therefore, including the Speaker, would be 127. On the other aide, there are three scats vacant : thoae of Mr. Brown of N. Y., dead, and Messrs. Corwin of Ohio, and Stone of Connecticut, re signed. Messrs. Granger of N. Y., Lawrence of Mass., Wise of Va., Anderson and S. Williams of Ky., were absent from the House, some by indis- nositicn and others engaged in President-making The bill passed Is substantially the same with the one wllch passed the Senate at the Etra Hcsston of 1837. Wc intend to publish the bill In a short time. ' '."' - Thus the irreat etTUirale between the Demoera- ry and Bankers has terminated, the former framing triumph unequalled in their history, and next in importanee to the American people, to the Dec laration of Independence. The one (separated us from the power and domination of 3ririh insoleneo, servitude am oppression the other has broken the chain of bank-Jeiipotim,attemptc4 to i thrown around the nectyi of the people by the power and ' influence of souliesj corporations and money changers. ' ' . ' ' '' At the time President Van Buren first recom mended the adoption 6f. the Independent Trea sury , h planted his standard far hi ad vanee of pub lic opinion r that time number of his former political friend ileserted him, and joined in with ' the enwfc ftf the Opposition against tilmhis View! were denounced a despotic and tyranical "jit motives wera impugned, and the cry of DE8 i'OT and TYRANT rescinded throughout the land. The hell-hounds of fKrty faction wera let Use, which' haunted him with a ferocity un equalled In th annala of this or any other outv irt, and what haa been the reaull! t Tna Ifcmoe-' ' lacy-tha "bone and ainew of the . Und,", have marehed up to the standard planted by the Presi dent, and inscribed thereon TRIUMPH and VICTORY! Whilst political jugglers were fal tcring and enable to decide which party to join, lest i-alaiUW to pioiiiote their indivduul views, the mass of the Democratic party remained as firm as the everlasting hills tlicy adopted the good old Jctlersoiii.iii motto, that The darkest sky to-day May wear a smiling f.ice to-morrow, And nobly have their anticipations been rcnlucil. The debate in the House of Representatives, was characterised with a decree of abuse ami vitupe ration never before witnessed in that body In order that our readeres may form some idea of of the ubuse poured out on President Van Buren, wc here give them specimen, iu the character of Mr. Prollit of Indiana, one of the prominent leaders of the Opposition. ''He Ix'gan by making sonic general remarks upon the merits of the bill, entered somewhat into itn history, and concluded by a direci personal attark upon the President. Calling upon God as the witness to the truth of his assertion: he expressed the belief thut Mr. Van Buren was an enemy to his country, that he sought an increase of executive power to place upon hid head a crown, lie denounced him by epithets too vulgar lo be placed upon paper, ridi culed his moral character, laughed at his personal blandishments, derided his very appearance, and concluded the whole by saying that he "wished old Espy were here, that he might purchase of him a hundred dollars worth of thunder and lightning to pour down in the shape of thunder bolts upon the head of the President." " This is a fair specimen of the character of the debate on the side of the OpiKisiiion. Finding their schemes and inaineuvers rendered abortive, they seek revenge in the shape of personal abuse and blasphemy. Alter indulging in "hard ci der" and other beverages a little harder, until their reasoning faculties are scorched and "sered as with a hot iron," they wake upfront their stupor and gratify their insatiate appetites, by heaping abuse and calumny upon the head of the Chief Magis trate of this Kepublie. The true character and tendency of the Inde pendent Treasury Dill, may be found in the M lowing extract from the Speech of Mr. Williams of Massachusetts, delivered in the House of Rep- reseiitativcs a short time" :"ncc " In the first place, to dispense with the use of banks iu the collection, safe-keeping, and dis bursement of the public revenue, and for these purposes to employ responsible ollieers, appoint ed !y the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate ; secondly, to require the revenue to Is? deposited iu the Treasury, or its branches, prohibiting any use or loan jf it, except in the legal disbursements of (iovernment, under severe penalties of line and imprisonment; and thirdly, to require, in tho course of three years, till dues lo bo received, and all disbursement 'o Iw made, in gold a. til silver. " Thceare the main provisions! of the bill." " What right, sir, have the banks and mer chants to its custody and use 1 Is our revenue raised for the support of Government, or for pur poses of private gain and siceulation 1 Sir, we have no right lo tnx iho people, to collect a reve nue, lor suck individual mid selfish purposes. tSucli dangerous power has not been delegated to CongrcNM has not been surrendered by the peo ple. Why, then, ubuso the taxing power 1 Why, then, pervert the public revenue from its legitimate ends, to enable bankers und speculators to thrive upon the (iovernment 1 Our tuxes arc mainly collected from the consumers- -are paid about equally by iho poor as well as Kip. rich.- Why, then, should the hankers be the only gain ers by the people's money 1 Aro they more mer itorious truer or more devoted friends of their country 1 If not, why should the revenue go to make the rich richer 1 Is it showing friendship for the laboring community to exact the. property of the laborer in taxes, and take only the promises of the banks I " The system, sir, is unequal, unjust, und dan gerous, it adds to lliu insecurity ol the public money iu the Treasury, all the risks of banking, trading, and speculation. It taxes the people not merely for tho support of tiovernment, but to cre ate a fund for the use of u favored class. It is a species of favoritism at war with sound morality, with republican legislation, unworthy a free and enlightened people. "Strong exceptions have been taken to the provisions of the bill for tho collection of the rev enue iu gold and silver. To all that has been urged on this head, it is a sull'icient answer, that no other currency is recognized by the Constitu tion that no other currency will enable the Gov. eminent to meet the demands which may be made upon tho treasury. Every citizen has the right, by the laws of tho land, to exact specie in thr payments of his debts. Why should the govern ment be content with less! My colleague, Mr. Gushing gives hs n r'soii that it will fvmiuih one and a superior currency for tho (iovernment, und another and inferior one for the people. But how so, when it only exercises a right secured to every citizen 1 How is it to Ivencllt the office holders, if our bank paper is redeemable in, and, as contended, equivalent lo uold and silver 7 It will not then afl'ect prices ; it will not then com maud a premium ; mid of course it will confer no benefit to tho office holder. But when tho reverse is the ease when paper ceuses to be the repre sentative of what it purports to be ceases us a whole to Le convertible into speck in a wordt iM'comea depreciated in that case, my colleague admits, it should not bo received into the Treas- ury. Iu cither view, then, there is no soundness iu the objection. It mistakes altogether the charac ter of oor free institutions. While our govern ment is a (iovernment of tho people, the interests of the two cannot be distinct. ; What is best for the (iovernment, will then be best for the people." The Independent Treasury Bill having en grossed the principal patt of time in Congress, but liltlo business of a general character ha been transacted. , - The General Bankrupt Law, as amendod on motion of Mr Wright and others, passed to iu third rcudint iu the Senate, bv a vote of It I to 19. The Senate passed a bill extending for three yean further the time allowed to the Banks of Natehcx to jmy the balance duo front ibtm to the Government, on account of the recent, great ca lamity at that place. - The committee on the Post-Oflice ami Post Roads introduced a bill " to amend the several ads establishing and regulating the Pot-Officc Department." ' The bill in question imposes the penalty of f50 fur any stage, rail-road car, or other vehicle, that makes trips on any post-road or parallel to it, tc) convey letters or packets containing any written or printed pieces of paper, without the consent of the Post Master General. The same is made to apply lo any i-teaiiiboat or packet that plies on any water, declared to be a post route, and tho iktsoii having charge of the same may be prosecuted, anil the property in his possession is linhle to lc levied on and Sold Tor the witisnictlott of the penalty and all the costs. The HoiibC lias voted to adjourn on Tuesday, the 21st of July, and sent their Joint Resolution to the Senate. The Ilountlury 4Nestloit. This vexed question is likely to cause sonic trouble. The British surveyor has reported a gainst our line. Mr. Van Buren has recommend ed a re-survey of the line, in order that the world may see that this (iovernment is not desirous of causing the shedding of blood. How the matter will terminate is uncertain. l.UPOUTA.VI' TO fOKKIiilMLT.;).. " Bdih do yiiu hear thin ?' Read the following petition presented to tlie National House of Representatives by the Con gressman from this district, the Hon. JOHN T. STUART, on the 0th of February, I84ti. Let every Irishman, every son of the Emerald Isle, read the petition, hiuI ponder o'er its con tents. Here you can sec who are your friends and who arc not. At this time, when the election is near at hand, the whigs express "great sympa thy" for you, but how do they feel in their hc.rts towards youl How did Mr. Stewart profess lo ytwlien he asked your support? How did he fal last February when he presented Ibis petition iu the House of Representatives, and used his influ ence to have a law established to prevent " FOR EIGNERS' from voting. No doubt when he asked you to vote for him he expressed "great sympathy" for you ; but no sooner limn elected, he uses his influence to grind you to the dust. Jle promised you protection, " but such protection as vulture? givtf to lambs, covering and devouring them." If there Is nu ll 0 thing as a" Whig Irishman." in this county, let him read this petition, und if ho then can support the whig candidate, uf niust have a soul as dead and torpid as the rocks of the mountains. Friends and countrymen of O'Con nell and Emmet, rend it, circulate it, and pass it round to your friends, and you cannot fail to act us becomes Irishmen and Freemen. Look at the signatures attached to the petition, and you will find that they arc all WHIGS. Wc say look at it and judge fur yourselves. To the llmuruhlr the Senate and Unttr of lltjrrr irritative of the. United Mutes of America, in Congnim iMCinhkd. Fkllow-Citizhns The petition of the u. dersigned citizens of the United States, ond of tho state of Illinois, respectfully shews, their be lief, that the lime has now fulfilled the object had in view, by our fathers, at the period of adopting tho Constitution, when they gave to Congress the power of passing laws for the naturalization of Fooeioxeiis and your petit inner also shew their belief that thi further admission of Foreign. ers, to a participation in the political rights of NATIVE AMERICANS, would be hurtful to the interests of our country, and if continued will sooner or later prove destructive to our Re publican institutions. Your Petitioners, therefore, ask the attention f your honorable body to tho various petitions for a repeal of the naturalization lows, which have liceit formerly presented to your honorable body, una they further ask your honorable body to re peal entirely the luws which now exist in regard to the Naturalization of foreigners. Signed by R. H. Kenicott, Jos. K. Kennjeott, Levi Ken- nicoti, M. S. Trader, J. Jay Stewart, Ira B. Eddy, J. T. Massey, John Oldham Sweetzer, H. O. Wells, David Hatch, John B. Weir, John T. Temple, ghcldon Peek, C. E. Peck, Georgo W. Snow, K.Taylor, Win. II. Taylor, L. G. Osbom, Stephen Gale, Arthur O. Burley, W. H. Admits, A. D. Hlggins, W. Fit Randolph, C. 0. Wtch er, John II. Phelps, II. II. Yates, Jas.II. CoIUhh, Georgo N. Palhim, Charles 11. Pathiin, II. II. Waleott, John II. Foster, . O. Merrill, L. XV. Raymond, George CliUeksfield, Edward Wolcott, O. II. Thompson, Tuthia King, Alexander Wol cott, L. B. Goodrich, H. C. Wolcotl, David Hun ter, E. D. Bates, A. Calhoun, 8. B. Cobb, J. B. F. Russell, Li M Salisbury, Jonathan Kcnirott, Moyan Stocking, G. A. Robb, Geo. T. Ramsey, Win. H. Stow, J. W. Hooker, N.J. Cox, M. N. Sawyer, here follow 174 names all of which with the exception of 7 ore persons, who arc known to lie as decided wings as tho mimes above transcribed from the Jietiiion. " " '" ' Hoi'sr or RueakSKXTiTivks, IT. S. Washington, June 27, 1810. 5 This is to certify, thut the foregoing is a true copy of a petition of citizens of tho United States and state of Illinois, for a repeul of the naturali zation laws, presented to tho House of Repre sentatives of the United States, on the ,Mh of February, 1840, by Mr. Stewart, a member of suid House from the state of Illinois. This copy niade und given at the request of the Hon. Rich'd M. Young, Senator for said state, HUGH N. GARLAND, Clerk of the II. Rep. United Stales. The Privmc ".' In numherseven we alluded to the recent ilevel ojKMneiit, in Massachusetts, of attempts to influence the AlK)litionit by raiviTM letters written by GEN. HARRISON himself to Members of Con- great, and their contents used by the members of CongrwMi to influence the Abolilbmi'!", We caid thut W. I). Caihoi'k, a Whig and Abolition Memlier of; Congress from Massachusetts, had wnlten home a letter assuring the Abolitlonisto, upon tho authority of one of Harrisou's pr'mlt lettai, that ho (Harrison) was friendly to the Abolition ista, Mr. Culhoun declined publish- ing his letter a copy of it is, however, now be fore the public and is as follows : Wahhisotux, Feb. 4, 1840. Sir: I observed in the doings of the Anti slavery convention at Springfield, a resolution de nouncing Gen. Harrison. 1 think this premature, to say the least of it. I have seen a letter from the General, in which he pronounces the story circulating in the press or west, (not eeitain in which.) that he, while Governor of Indiana, lor ten yeurs, done every thing in bis power to spread slavery, a foul slander, and speaks ol it with ereat indignation, and savs that it would be impossible for him to do any thing ol the kind, either privately or publicly, for the reason, he says, that while only eighteen yars of age, in k train ia. lie mined an Abolition soeietv. and with the other niemliers of the fame, pledged himself to do every thing in Ins power to eliect the emanci pation of slaves that he was to inherit a large property in slaves, and subsciiuentlv not only emancipated bis own, but purchased othi-rs, for the purpose ol emancipating them. 1 Ids is what the General himself says. I write you this for sttch use as you may think proper except putting it in tho newspaper. WM. B. CALHOUN. Hon. Judge Mono is. The letter of (Jen. Harrison, herein alluded to, is understood to have been addressed lo the Hon. George Evans, a Whig member of the House from the state of Maine. A jiiivatc letter of Gen. Harrison Was also shown to some leading whigs at Springfield, in this state, during the whig celebration there, lo convince them that he (Harrison) was opposed to the Abolitionists. This last letter was written to Doct. A: (i. Hf.xiit of Springfield, and a pledge was given that it should be published. J'he pledge has never been redeemed. This is the Harrison policy, no de-larations for the "jmhlie eye," but privately courting the sujv port of every faction in the land. " The policy of the General is that he make no further declarat'on of principle for lite public eye." 7'ie UeiimiVa Committed Kcw ITciiiocrntic 1'iipcrs. Wc have received the third number of " The Fulton Democrat," published at Lewiston, in this state. 1 he Democrat makes a fine pppearancc ond is conducted with ability and taste. Fn-nd M'Dowell we welcome you to the Democratic ranks. Tim Mahh'Iai is the tittle of a new Demo cratic, paper recently established at Harrisburg, Pa. It is conducted by Messrs. Hutter and Can- tiuft well and favorably known te the Democracy of the Keystone state. The first number augers well for the future. The II io e Paw is the title of anew Demo cratic paper at Pittsburg. It handles the opposi tion wluVut 8l"vc'1' The HiCkort Ct-rn is the mime of a new Democratic pnpetr published ot New Albany, la. This club is full of knots, and leaves a i:'uxk eve ry blow. Success to it. Send your club thi. way Mr. Editor! (Sen. llnrrlaon's Opinion of Foreigner, In the General's speech which he made at Clevelund on his return from tho " hurd eider" gathering at Fort Meigs, he made use of the fol lowing language: I rely upon the jrooil opinion of my countrymen ; I care nothing for the opin ion of those (alluding to our foreign and adopted population) who have come hith er 3000 miles across the water," Boys keep an eye on this matter. Before the November election, there will be missionaries sent out by the w hig purly to make speeches in favor of the General. Hurl the General's own language at them. Ientb by IrowniiiK Last Sabbath afternoon, an individual by the name of Hodge, who arrived in this place some eight or ten days previous, went tuto Fox river for the purpose of bathing, & owing to some cause w as drowned, We understand he was a Virgini tm by birth and a Taylor by trade. The body was taken out of the water after an elapse of on hour and n half, but all cllorts to recover life proved useless. "Ifnrri Cider" A 'l-on 'nbin."Thc wnj It works. Tho Opposition aro now seriously feeling the effects of their enthusiasm. They commenced the excitement a little to soon, and " carried the ole too far." The peoplo have time for the "sober second thought," ond nobly are they com ing to the rescue. We lake the following front a leading Whig paper in the city of New York: From the N. Y. Commercial Advertiser. "A Word to the Wise. As a member of the whig parly and in common with you, deeply interested in the success ot Harrison and reform, I wish to say through your columns, to the general committee, that the proposed vi olation of the moral sense of the com munity, by opening the Uroadway log cabin on the Sabbath, will meet the rep robation ol thousands in this city and elsewhere, and inflict on the whig cause irreparable injury. " Many Whigs who are 60itnd to the core ore already shut out of the log cabin, by the affinity it bears to other grog shops nor can they see why a bar is any neces sary appendage to a log cabin. Let cider barrels be adopted if need be as political insignia but let them be empty ; and if iho whig party expect to retain iu their ranks the true friends of temperance and morals, their watchword must be all talk and no cider.' Their log-cabins must not be converted into rum-holes, nor their meetings itito scenes of revelry and drunk chucks, as will be the cane when brandy, whiskey and tho like arc cither sold with out license or given nwav. Imperially let it be understood, that to open these fog cabins ou Sunday cither day or night, will sacrifice more votes than will be ne ccssary to elect (Jen. Harrison. Thnt which is morally wrong can never be no-. lineally right, and any party winch shall thus outrage the consciences of the reli gious community need not expect their votes." . NEWS BY THE MAILS. Viet President Johnson celebrated the Fourth in Pctiiis) Ivania, w ith Hon. James Buchanan.' Hon. WMium L. StorrK, recently apiwinted a Judge of the Supreme Court of Connecticut, has resigned his seat in Congress. A successor w ill probably be chosen at the Presidential Election. Hon. Samuel WKeim, formerly U. S. Senator from Pennsylvania, cut bis throat at his residence in Bradford Co. Pa., on the 23d ult. He is said to have been insane at the time. His recovery was hardly hoped for. John B. It-bo, K'tp, of Marion Co., has been nominated as the V. B. candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, vice A. G. Howes, de clined. Hon. I'tl'toiUH Corwin, Whig candidate for Gov ernor of Ohio, has so far recovered from his illness as to be on the stump ugain. Dr. William Trerttt of Perry County has been appointed by Gov. Shannon Secretary of State of Oliio, vice Carter B. Harlan, deceased. The Sen hhind Cotton of Georgia is diminish ed one-third by the late freshet. Tutnty-nine Locomotives and 1,500 Cars am now running on the Baltimore and Ohio Rail road. . . 1'oinoiud. Wc learn from '.he Wellsvilh (O.) Gazette, that upwards of sixty poisons wcr dan gerously poisoned on the 18th ultimo, on board the steamer New-York, while ascending the Ohio river, ebove Cincinnati, by eating corn bread, the poison having been infused in the bread or meal and that all who took supper and ate of it, were taken with a violent vomiting. How the poison got into the bread, remains a mystery. No death had occurred. Kirknl lo Dcathi On the 22d Inst, at Rome, N. Y., a caiial boatman kicked another so scverc Wj that hA died. The murderer, whose name is Zaltuinah Barnes, was pursued to Utica and ar rested, and imprisoned, to answ er the charge; Tolls on coah The Legislature of New-York has, with a view of encouraging the transporta tion of Pennsylvania coal on the New Yck ca nals, rediiced the toll on that article firtmi nine mills to four mills a ton per mile. Destructive Fire. XV C learn from Keesville Herald that a destructive fire occurred in the vil lage of Clintonville, N. Y. Five stores und two dwelling houses were consumed. Mrs. Lawrence, the widow of Mr. C. Lawrence perished in the flames. The loss of property destroyed is esti mated at from $15,000 to $ 20,000. A Hoosier being asked, the other day,- what ma jority would be given in his State to Mr. Van Bu ren, answered that he thought about teventeen a- cres .'Vermont Age. ICxrrulion of John Moue. On Friday, the 10th inst., at 14 min utes past three o'clock, John Stone, sent enced to death for the murder of Mrs. Iiiicretia Thompson, under the most ag gravated circumstances, was swuiijf from the gallows, and dieJ sppareiltly without much struggling and without a single mo tion after two minutes. He remained on the rope about 18 minutes, when he was cut down, placed in a colhn and delivered to l)rs. Dyer & Doone for dissection. About one o'clock, he was taken from the jail, clothed in a white shroud, and placed on board a stage with trie Kev J. Hallam, of the Episcopal church, drawn by four horses, which look him to the gallows erected about three mile out of the city on the open prairie, The Slier iff took for the preservation of peace, about 200 armed horsemen and 100 foot men, who attended the stage to the place execution, and formed a circle around the gallows. There were many thousand people congregated of all chisses, men, women and children of every condition in life. And there was not the least symtom of disorder on the occasion, rrom be ginning to end a deep stillness and solem nity prrvaded the congregation. lie walked from the stage coach up on the stand with the utmost composure, sustained by Deputies Lowe and Davis, where the appropriate service M as per formed by liev. Mr. Hallam. He told the Slicrill to announce to the public his perfect satisfaction with his treatment whilst in jail, and, what astonished all, his perfect innocence of the crime allcdg- ed. This latter, wc presume, not one of the immense crowd believed. And it is our candid opinion that, previous to his first sentence, he would have confessed the whole, had he not been informed that there were chances of his acquittal by the Supreme Court. The construction of the gallows, apart from the permanent stand and the usual frame-work to sustain the beam from w hich he was suspended, consisted of a small piece of board attached to the per manent stand by hinges, and sustained by a prop to which was attached a rope. Alter the sentence had been read by Mr. Lowe and Stone expressed a wish to say nothing further, the Sherifl' drew the cap over his face and dropped his handker chief, which was the signal for a negro lo pull out the prop, which was done in an instant. After he had hung a sufficient time, a wagon, containing the coffin, was driven under the body and the rope cut. But, instead of falling into the wagon, he fell upon one of the wheels and then upon the ground, head first. Which was the only thing to be regretted on the occasion. Tho fall on the gallows was about four feet and apparently broke his neck. re noticed that he bled sufficiently at the mouth to stain through his white cap. &tonc was rising six feet high, would weigh about 200, was 31 years of age, born in Ireland and had been 21 years in this country. Ho had been in Auburn, N. Y., prison for horse stealing, m a pri son in Canada for a rape, and was one of "V McNab's crew, which burnt the steam boat Caroline. He was educated an " Episcopalian, but died an Univcrsalist. Chicago Morning Democat. , More Help. Rev. John X'etnlmul Mnfr.it .1 - u" uie cele brated Methodist Divine has become the suitor ol tlie Democratic paper at Cynthi- iiua ivcnuiCKy And another. The Dresden Chronicle, Muskingum county, Ohio, has doffed tho neutral flag, and has hoisted the glorious flag of Van Buren and Democracy. From tho Providence Journal. Thai Hard Cider. We have tried that "hard cider sv ki p," at Dyer's. It is an PY-xnll.n cle, manufactured from Champaione ; and . none the worse for that, any wlii will 3,1 . xjui una who wishes to Know what whig hard cider js, call at Dvcr'a and take a glass of Soda. So then "hard cider syrup" is made of champaione, and "those who wish to know what 'whig hard cider is' must take a glass of soda water ! " This reminds us of what an Irishman'' said on going on board of a shin. Find ing the captain to be rather a stiit sort of a man ho addressed him thus : "Captain, ar'nt you the mate ?" "What do you mean,, you Irish lubber. by asking such a foolish question." . faith, then, captain, its not much I mane by it i but, by the power;', vou look so much like the mate thai I thought you were the t-ooK ! OTTAWA FllICE CUKKEXT. Corrected n-erklu for the Free Tmdrr uaeon, t to iu i Hides, dried, p. lh . 7 neci, per cwi. o uu liutter, 10 to 13 creen. 3 Deerskins, 3 to 5 Iron bar, . 10 Hoop, 15 Laid, 8 Nails, cut, 10 wrought, 18 Oil, linseed, p. gal. 1 75 Potatoes, Irish, 25 Sugar, loaf, per Ih. 20 brown, N.O. 10 Salt, Liv. blown, 1 37 Alum, p.bush. 1 50 Kanawha, 87 Shot, per Ih. 12 Stone Coal, jierhush. lit Tallow, per lb. 12 Honey, 12 Molasses, N. O. p. gal. 62 sugar house, 75 HeeswaT, "0 iJeeus. white fiehl, t 00 Candles, sperm, 02 " mould, 20 ' dinned. 18 Castings, per ih. 7 Cherse, country, 10 Police, Hi to 18 Furs, muskrat, 12 to IS " racoon, 35 ' heav. 5 00 to f 00 " otter, 4 50 to ft 00 " mink, 25 rn 37 Flour, per hid. 4 00 Corn meal,, 00 Wheal, p bush. 37 to 15 Oats, 25 Corn, shelled, 31 STATE OF THE THERMOMETER. From Doctor J. O, Armstrong'i Office. OTTAWA, Jolt, 1840. t o'clock. 13 o'clock. 3 o'clock Ji-it 10 83 84 8 11 J0 n 88 12 79 . 83 88 13 78 82 tm It 86 00 92 15 86 02 90 16 87 93 87 Convention .Noiiiinntioiu. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR REPRESENTATIVE Abram It. Dodge. WHIG NOMINATION FOR REPRESENTATIVE! Lewis W. Link. QjTlVe are reijuexted lo announce WILLIAM RCDD1CK a candidate for rt-ckclim to the office of Sheriff. XT' Vie are requested to announce GEORGE E. WALKER wi a candidate for the office of Sheriff. OfWe are requcntcd to announce CHARLES C. HIDDEN, an a candidate ftr the office of Sheriff. rj" We are renucxtcd to annoiince GEORGE A. SOUTH WORTH as a candidate for the office of county commissioner. CCyWc- are uufhorizrd to announce HENRY GREEN us a candidate for re-election to tlit office of county eomnumnoner v.t the next August election-. $yWe are requested lo announce ALSON WOODRUFF vt a candidate for county commis sioner. T"r We tire renucated to announce T. J. TRUE. , as a candidate for the office of coroner. CC? We are requested to announce RUSSELL KIM BALI, at tt candidate for the office of coreim: SUEICIFFALT1V To the Independent Voters of La Salle County. A T the request of numerous friends residing ia the diffurent prcscinU in the county, I Am In duced to offer uiyaelf an a candidate for tho Office of Sheriflf, at the next August election, and respectfully so licit your suffrage. CHARLES C. HIDDEN. Ottawa, July 3, 1810. SHERIFFALTY To the Independent Voters of La Sallt County. Fkllo w-Citizkni : On account of the many solicitations of my friends from many parts of tno county, pennit mo tnrougn me mcaium oi this circular to uifoim you that I am a candidatt for the OFFICE OF SHERIFF, for the county of La Salle, ait the ensuing August election. ' Were it not for my long residence in this coun ty, and the general and extensive acquaintance formed with tho people, t coui'd not for a moment, indulge in tho idea of lieing elected1. FeeUng as I do, that a generous public will do mo that justice thut I deserve, I submit my claims to their consi deration without reserve. EntetUiining this view of the subject, I earnestly solicit the aid of my friends ; and should I be elected, I will spare no pains to render satisfaction to a generous com munity in the discharge of my official duties. On tho subject of National politics,! am decid edly in favor of the present Administration, believing its principles to accord with those on which our republican imuituUons are established. GEO. E. WALKER. Onw, July 17. 1810. , . . . . .