Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier, June 21, 1860, Page 2

Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier dated June 21, 1860 Page 2
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Ch (OttnmlDai Co mitt, E O I I A I Y J. \V. ^4KKJS. i:«liu»r. OTTUMWA, IOWA. •.tone lJl, FOU PRESIDENT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN. 01 /[.uxors. roi! VICE PRESIPr.XT, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, OF VA!.YE. PRESim^Ti tL ri,rrTo*s. 't LlRi.K. F1TZ I1ENRY WARREN,of Des Co. JOS. A. CHAPLT*, of Co. DISTRICT bLKOTORS. I« DIM. M. L. McPHERSON, of Madison Co —CHIP. POMEROY, of Boon* Oft. ASSISTANT tl.KnoRR. I«t DUt.-J. W. NKWCOMB. of Davis *». •"•WEN. REOTflll. rf Fremont Co. W —E. N. BVTE.*, of Linn Co. —W. B. FAIRFIELD, of Floyd Co. •tKPVltr.IVA^I MATE TICKET. for secretary op stats, •UJUI SELL*, nf Co. f'OK ATDITOROF STATB, JOHN W. JONES, nf Hardin Co. FOR ATTOHSKT CtSKKAfc, CHAS. O. XOURSE, of Polk Co. Ml RKGlSTFRor .-T\TR LtNII tHICH. A. B. MILLER, NI Cerro (1 r.-do CO. Only Fifty Cents! Ill* HE COURIER 0 i TII i" jrn I Boiijiuaiii u aiu4 Oaugius!! H0NB8TT AMONO T1IE THIEVES IONOBED k«« gum, is n i of Douglas tho tie offrhettdship that bound him to fii« Southern associates is severed, and the wicked schemes planned' and per fected by them in .secret caucus, are exposed. In 1858, speaking of the Compromise of 1S50, the Kansas and Nebraska act, the re peal ot the Mi^souvi Compromise, and the Dred Scott decision, Abraham Lincoln says: "We canuot absolutely know that all these exact adaptations are the result of precon cert. But when we see a lot of trained tim Jiers, different portions of which we know i i w have been gotten out at different times and i «/"7 ^,1,^ The spwh of Mr. Benjamin recently de- r» i «_ r- r.. 0 r, tfvered in the Senate-of the Lnited States, In 18ti0 Mr. Benjamin say» "Why is it, lh*t a Senator who has been treated with favor should now be separated from his for ». Its be seen that the surmising of Abraham Lin-! t* ii a i n ., !u» American inventions. coin in his celebrated Springfield speech are MXO be traced to fervid in,,pnat,on, tat j, 'f to By the treacly 1 places and b) different workmen—Stephens, i ti u u -i i P-.t,! ,. i Household Ltensils, making 52 numbers i franklin, kogcr, and James, for instance— i a year, comprising 832 pages, and over 50 and when we see these timbers ioined to-' n i fj A 0 gether and sec they exactly make the frame u- j .if in n ,i paper, in a form expressly for binding, and ••I a nou«e or a mill, all the tenons and inor- u c.n all for $2 per annum. U» es exactly fitting and all the lengths and .. ,.ir A new Volume commences on the 1st of gropoi tions of the different pieces exactly r.,i i u i piece too many or too few—not omittine i i •ven scfttfoldinjr— or ii a single niccc 1G a-» lacking, we se, the place in the frame exactly mer associates That he Doughs) passed ilast agree as to the power of the people of the!tests- Maverv in the territories and to place slave ... *V M,. Benjamin ,i.t tnaDy denies it by explaining away the de cision of the court. Nothing is more obvi ous than that the Dred Scott decision de cides that the Constitution forbids the pro hibition of slavery in the Territories by Con gress and as Territorial government derives all its lowers from Congress the territorial legislature cannot do more than Congress.— This then is the decision of the court. Dou^ 0 Wt n". Litcrnry TVottec. he made this bargain, though now he vir- i Pu"licwill wisely continue to uso their scales, ewir u li e e same tune ie says it de- jan(] wruVi "ent, ^r°m occupying this «r©i» l'rc*pecta« We are informed by some of our fanners, that Chintz bu^s have made their appear ance in large numbers in the wheat in this county, but that they have as yet done no preemptible dnm-i^e. Tin's is the only dan ger immediately threatening the wheat crop, which otherwise is promissing. The general opinion is that we shall have an average crop in this couniy. We have heard of some Adds of Fall wheat of more than ordinary *xiellenee. The straw of Spring wheat to *ome extent is short, but it is beading, and filling finely. Rye is out of the way of inju ry. This crop, owing to the dry weather (jre&t Eastern sailed on the 14tb, and Is arriv." in New a* On® of the most i ittrcsting and useful PAPER 'Plications which coracs to ©or sanctum is tho Scientific American, a weekly publica tion, devoted to popular scienec, new inven- I860. lasbecn publihed for fifteen years, by tbe well known Patent Solicitor!?, Messrs. Mrss & Co. 37 Park- Row, New-York and has yearly increased in interest and circula tion, until it lias attained, we understand, nearly 30,000 subscribers, which is the best of cvidencc that the publication iaappreciat ed by the reading public. To those of our readers who may not be familiar with tlve character of tbe paper, we will state some of the subject", of which it treats. Its illustrated descriptions of all the most important improvements in steam and agricultural machinery, will commend it to the Engineer and Farmer, while the new household inventions and shop tools which arc illustrated by engnn ings and described pensable to evory mechanic or smith who has a idiop for manufacturing new svuik, or re tiring old. Fairbanks' Scales. Among the large number of the highest premiums awarded to these Scales during the ihirty .voar? h7 over in his speech and I will supply the de- tific associations in the country, and by Na- cause the Democratic party, which lias gone ficiency. When the Kansas bill was before 'tional' Statc and the Senate, the Senator from Illinois called aj^^10 Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa State comtry, is opposed to encouraging free labor, caucus of democratic Senators every morn- ^a'rs 1859, and the National Fair held at Let the laboring classes of the North remem ing to decide on their action for the day. the same time in Chicago, and that, too, At that time the Democrats being unable to a^°r Territories, it was agreed to refer the sub-! practical men, as showing not only the great ject to the courts nnd to abide by the deci- strength and accuiacy, byt durability, of «on. The Senator from Illinois admits that t'1(-*se Scales, is the award of superiority in he made this bargain, and yet he has been [these respects by the vast numbers who have engaged since. 1857 in trying to explain a "*e(' them for many years, all over the world, way in conjunction wkh Republicans the i» all branchos of business, and tin decision of the court. We see then there (to early in the season, stands thin on the ground tee, after a dilligent pursuit of an ignu* fatm but the quality was never better. From for several months, and putting the country present indications, the yield of com the to an immense expense, have at last com present season, will be the largest known for I pitted their arduous and patriotic labors, years. and dissolved. The mountain labored and hav'nt brought »rth even a poor mouse.— We had the pleasure of a call last w?ek fmn A. Barber, Esq., the efficient and cour teous Western Agent of the Burlington, Peoria, & Logansport, the Toledo & Western, and the New York A- Erie Railroads, to whom we are indebted for valuable information I. inous, and is to be printed touching the routes in his -barge, and for I, _e Other favors. Mr. Barber has his head quar ters at Des Moines. We call atlention to advertisements in another column, of the serci al roads mentioned above. It win be seen that they form a short and very desira ble through route to the east. tions, and the whole range of mechanic and anashnn uv doglis an tha wus makin gpoart I in its columns, with the practical receipts prechen a slav coad pcres sumtims lik heed The Seieniijic American is universally re garded as the inventor's advocate and moni tor the repository *f American inventions. i portant Patents issued hv the tm cd States nrt3 -..t. ... ... I Patent Office arc i!lusti-ated and described on makes some startling ftodosuivs. It will now •, ,, ,.. and the great authority on law, and all busi-' is helpur is he a dimccrat uv gud Standin ... A pages, thus forming an unrivalled story T. .. 4 1 fitted and prepared vet to bridg such nioce 1 New-lork, they will send you in—in such a .-aso we find it impossible not °"e/car' beginning, and all worked upon a common plan or draft drawn up before tha first blow was struck. to believe that Stephens, Franklin, Roger and nlr ilT vT', I James all understood one anothir from the "'t1^l/T a n i i Sae»~' Md"» ability is forcibly portrayed in the columns of this paper. The Seientiji« American consisting of the most improved Tools, En i gines. Mills, Agricultural Machines an A July, and we hope a large number of our adopted to their respective places and not a i e townsmen will avail thcmsolves of the pres- e n o o u n i y o s u s i e y e i i n s fj sharp competition and the most rigid w^at's der a11 °f more importance to circumstances. was a preconcerted plan entered into and! The skill and enterprise of the Messrs. well nigh perfected by Douglas and his asso- i Fairbanks, and their large experience and ciates, the object of which ivas to establish I unequalled facilities, enable them to adapt g^cr'etnry Sca,es to all required uses, and at moderate .. lOTpcky oath**,™ Usis with other pro i ""1 so Ion, „s they keep thorn up to! of D«^, com pcrtr. their present point of execllence, and pursue! °!°ne than experiment with others, i and Tribune, pint isaBel jpne 18 1861L mv Editor only engaged with the publishers in their thers a liepe uv speeckelatin in kowntyor united sup port. immense Patent Agency department, but as dors lately an sum uv them wot got ordors a writer on Patent Laws and Practice, his fur tendin coart sais the dimecrats round the coart hous went in fur bleedin depe but tha wudnt stand it an fotch thire ordors home with em nothin more now yores fur trutlio 1 uv the peepfll is published once a week, (every Saturday,) cach number con taining 10 pages of Letterpress, and from 10 jto 12 original Engravings of New Inventions and in 500 Original Engravings, printed on heavy, fine 5 M.?N C°"| urc to at the cnd Pa-V Sur sum uv our bois that was dbati two cort last weke sed as how yu printed mi letur irityoo consarnintheanom- manufacturing arts. The Scicntijic Ameri-1uv it tha had Beter larn gud manera afore the Chairmen of the County Republican tha blase aw* At me them lawyurse wus mity tikeld a.i laffd ther Durned hoss lafs rownd the cort howse an made fun uv mi spellin the onmanerlc hcthins tha think tha ar mity pert cos tha make a-li virion ignerent peepels trubels an stik up ther nozes at thee BOWTV an ainu uv the cuntre but let em rip yu havent tolde mee Lu is the grate standerd barer uv the diincrcratik parte fur the cumin kampane yu just stuk mi lettur wa doun in 1 cornur sow no bodde cud sea it an giv the eontaiiA-d :o every number, renders the work ttimd roun haudsumevr i dont rede nuthin f°rm °f National principles adopted by the desirable to housekeepers, arid almost indis- cept the ununc an peers likjotawks gud Chicago Convention and will extend a hearty ness connected with Patents. The Official percs like lie must be cr else strc-te wndnt 'ts own incoherency and lack of power to List of Claims, a* issued weekly (mm the giv him so mutch uv his papur i sea now govern itself given the best evidence to the Patent Office, in Washington, are published jos got 1 sid uv his papnr tuk up with stuf world that it is totally unworthy of govern regularly in its columns. All the most im- bout suard an pcres lik hes kind a mad lik 'nS this nation and unworthy the respect of a kaus suard wusnt anomenated in chacawgo. lokes like jod ben bout redy to gine the wul lees an wus only watin fur em to set up su ard pitto suard wusant fecthd out i doant no as jo wud a gined but sum how it pcres like its bin vere disipintin to him caus suard did ies, Manufacturers, and the Useful Arts pub- nt git it mebcc its caus jos Ioste his thunder unanimous choice of this convention, we lished in the world. Hon. Judge MASON*, that he got Botteld up for Ginercl dfisturbu- have a troer and able representative man, formerly Commissioner of Patents, is not i shvn in cacc suard wus the man. i hearn that, the most eminent scien- defeated by a~Dcmocratic Senate, simply be- County Fairs, are thirteen over entirely to the cotton interests of the of ,le -Chicago Prcu now occupies ie anomalous position of contra formerly made between the city and mittee of five on Congiessional orcaniration pretending to suhm" to the decision of the th8 & Co wWch vvas W*iat ber this, and rote accordingly. ven ing last at a meeting of! zation, viz: Whitney of Monroe Street of On Monday our City Council, a proposition was submit-1 Pottawatomie Noble of Warren Taylor of ted by the Attorneys for the Keokuk and Davis and Edwards of Lucas. Ft. Des Moines Railroad Co., for tho action The roll of counties was called, and names and endorsement of the city. The proposi- °f Delegates handed in. tion was in substance this: That under the 1 On'notion of Mr. McCrary of Lee, a com- ^°°f' clause reserving to the city tho power panoose Griffith ofPolk and Bloomer of grant the right of way through the said Pottawatomie. ri cu ous position wait for the edtor dep0f grounds to the K. & Ft. D. M. R. Co., On motion of Mr. Edvra: o tie nion tosa\. In case the Union provided the Co .should desire such right of Allowing committee was a j^M&t-s no response shall answer this in IfWlogatory ourselvoa. way and further, that the said Co. do now lutions ask for such right of way. The proposition was rejected almost unan imously—only two voting in the affirm itive. The grounds of olyection seemed to be two: one to the effect that the city was no longer liabb under the contract which formerly ex isted between the city and the B. k M. R. R. Co., and it would do no act which would give color of liability. The other and stronger reported the following position was, that the city was bound to act within its delegated powers, and that th» en dorsement of the said proposition was not within tho delegated power*. HABPEB'S FEBBT COMMITTEE AND Ma. HYATT1—The farce is played out. Mr. Ma son's Harper's Ferry investigating commit- Mr. II yait, after being incarcerated several months in a Washington City jail, was dis charged on the 15th, and goes home in the triumph of the majority. The report of the committee, made at the above date, is volum- It is merely a history of John Bro urn, and implicates no- bodylse. The minority of the committee, Messrs. Collatner and Doolittle also aade a report. A. Kay, recently tried in the District Court at Knoxvilie for murder has been found guilty of manslaughter. KfEVERY BODY GOES TO INSKF.EP York on tl^'A^b BB'OS FOR NEW 3oods AXp clIEAp IT'irf nfilMhtf Congressional Convention. The Republican Congressional Convention of the First District, assembled in City Hall, in O.-kaloosa, on the20lh, day of June 1860, and was called to order by Jno. R. Needham, of Mahaska, Chairman of Congressional Com mittee, and on hi« motion the following tem porary officers were appointed Samuel W. Summers, of Wapello, Chair man, and D. C. Bloomer, of Pottawatomie, Desird inFnrmaphun. sum saisc its duglis Curtis. an sum saise its jo streto. enrius how jo 0° motion of Cofc Saunders, the nouiina tnk the parte awa from hendershot an glaspi ti°n of Hon $. Gurtla was made onani ante it an In- a olewhig air no nothfn i kind mous. a fele sumtims Like'i wus in the rong pu a follerin a ole fire cide whig round an he a enuf dimockrasv that any wahe lies tuk the I an^ undivided support to the nominees— parte an sum how he cudent a dun tliat if Lincoln and Ilamlin^ hendershot an glaspj' had abin sownd on the Resolved, That the party that has not snf guce sum of thes w«lles owr here cals the ^c'en' harmony and adhesion to principle ununc the smut mashene an sase jo donte I vvithin its organization to nominate a candi tawk uv nuthin but helpur an his b'uk hu for the Presidency, nor to adopt with i For the Courier. J. W. NOBRIS—Dear Sir Will you allow a citizen of Ottumwa interested in the wel fare and good name at home and abroad, and one who contributed towards the Railroad Celebration here last September, to call upon the Committee of Arrangements on that oc casion to report the amount received and paid out. Inasmuch as there has been many complaints in regard to the faituiv of tho said celebratirn, and many citizens who lost dishes, &c., are complaining about the fail-1 thcm for a of which (Who tre!j? a single copy of the paper to such as may wish to see it without charge. losscs' k is simPb'|apply matter of justice not only to the citizens contributed those who unfortu ATV] all publishers, express their willingness to mail, received and paid out on that occasion, I R-,O T.., Tbe Homestead Bill, a pure Republican measure, which was designed to furnish homes upon the Government lands to the Sates present taking part in the proceedings poor laboring classes of the country, will be f'°m 11 i i- i District, be appointed on Credentials. The ,r which have been tried and approved, rather n"!^' ^aw'c-v' ®th and Tho committee on Cong.vssiona'i organisa tion reported. Resolved, That the Republican Central Committees, in and for the new Congressional Districts to be formed out of what is now the First Congressional District, shall consist of Central Co nmittees of the sevcrnl counties in each District. On motion proceeded to ballot for Candi date fok' Congress: Informal ballot.—S. R. Curtis 103 W. H. Seevers 84 J. P. Wilson 23 A. Saunders 21 1st. Ballot Curtis 124$ See vera 64. Wilson 22$ Saunders 21. Before the vote was announced, on motion of Col. Warren, by courtesy the votes of Harrison and Cass were recorded for Col. Mr. Edwards from committee on Resolu tions reported as follows: Be it resolved that we rc-aflirm the Plat- unanimity a platform of principles has by free people. Jiesohed, That Hon. Samuel R. Curtis is entitled to the thanks and gratitude of the people of this Congressional District for his untiring labors in behalf of its interests. Jiesolved, That in Hon. S. R. Curtis, the Bnd that we pledge to him our cordial and On- Tnotioifconvention adjourned with three cheers for Col. Curtis, and nina for Lincoln and Hamlin. i a s OCCaSi0n' b"L i,IUO JOHN EDWARDS, Chairman. Sanders, Damall, Norris, Beardslev, Secy s. Baltimore Convention. BALTIMORE, June 16.—The city is rnpidly filling up. The Douglas and anti-Douglas feeling is intensified in opposition since the Charleston Convention. Several warm con troversies nearly leading to personal collis sions have already been had between promi nent men on the several sides. The Douglas men calculate on an increased vote for him at all events on the 3d or 4th bnllot, and it seems certain they will hold their own on i the earliest ballot. A notice posted at the hotels, stating that delegations desiring ad mission to the Hall of the Convention, will to Caleb Cushing to-morrow, renders olutely certain that Mr. Cuhbiug has 11,3 n Th« to the committee itself to repoit the amount theSecedingDek^gations. The Douglas CITIZEN. to abi(lc "ch I Ch»ir appointed Me.,sra. French, 1st. Dist., Ratclilf, Gth. On motion of Mr. Whitney, a Committee of five was appointed on Permanent Organi- i „.as pointed by the chair, vi* McCreary ^ranted to the said company, there of Lee May of Marion Wentworth of Ap- Edwards of Henry, the lppointed on Reso- Edwaids of Henry, Ives, of Wap. ello Sloan of Van Buran Weaver of Davis, and Glasgow of Wayne. On motion adjourned till half past one o'clock. 1$ T* M, Convention re-assembled, pur suant to adjournment. The Committee on permanent organisation For President, Hon. Jonsr EDWABDS of Lucas County. Vice Pre s.—Messrs Finley of Davis Ste vens of Decatur Merriam of Lee Hender son of Wan-en Jones of Poweshiek. SECRETARIES.—Sanders of Keokuk Dar n ill of Henry Norris of Wapello, and Beards Icy of Mahaska. The report of the committee was unani mously adopted. Col. Warren and G. W. M'Creary, were appointed to conduct- Judge Edwards to the chair, who thanked the convention for the honor conferred, and expressed the hope tliat the convention loight be entirely har monious and productive of the best results. The comm'ttee on credentials reported del egates in attendance. We omit the nainos in detail on account of length. All the counties in the District excepting a few of the smaller ones were represented.—[Ed.] Mr. French offered the following resolution: Resolved, That no person or persons shall be permitted to ca-t the vote for any county vf which he or they arc not citizens. Mr. Bloomer moved to amend by admit ting Judge Street as Delegate of Harrison and Cass counties. Lo»t Resolution adopted h? W giw ad-n.s i is own hands and will give admis-ion to men having 152 votes, which is a good majority over all that will bo in the Convention if Cushing's platform is carried out. desigu in troducing a resolution, binding all the dele- the action of the Convention and support its nominee. If on the adoption of this resolution, the seceding delegates again retire, such States as send new Delegations will be admitted. If the Seceder* remain in, denying the right of the majority to bind their action, then the contestants from Lou isiana, Georgia and Alabama, will apply for a hearing, and an effort will bo made to ad mit them. The main difficulty in carrying out this programme appears now to be the vote of New York. Mr. Corning and others are understood to oppose the resolution, binding the action of the Delegates present, and the vote in the Delegation on this point will be very close indeed, probably 37 to 33, if it should not be beaten. It isnowev'dent! that not less that 20,000 strangers will bt present. It is confidently cxpected that! whatever the programme may be by which! the result is reached, that Douglas will be! nominated and that the greater port-'on of] the South will put an opposition ticket in the field. Rumor points to lion. Caleb Cushing f()r tjjC as nom nee Southern scetion, for President, with Hon. Jeff. Davis for Vice President, on the ground that the nomination for the Prcsideney is immaterial, but that of Vice President is important in the event of the election going to the Senate. The Democratic National Convention ass embled at the Front street Theatre at 10 o'clock, this A. M. The Theatre was not entirely filled at the morning scission, but presented a handsome appcarancc. Some places were vacant. The President having decided not to pass upon the right of the new delegates to seats, and not having issued tickets to those States unrepresented at the adjournment of the Charleston Convention, at 11 o'clock, the President called the Convention to order, and the proceedings were opened with prayer by Rev. John A. Crow, an Episcopal minister of Baltimore. On calling the convention to order, Mr. Cushing stated that the hour of adjournment had passed, but as he had un derstood, a misunderstanding had occurred as to the hour of meeting, some supposing the adjournment to have been til! 12 o'clock, he would direct the roll of States to be called in order to ascertain if all were present. The roll was called, and all the delegates entitled to spAts were found to be present, except a portion of the delegation from Connecticut and Delaware. Preparatory to proceeding to business, the President ad jressed the Convention, giving a detailed account of the stage at which they had arrived and the position of affairs at the hour of adjodrnment at Charleston, and ex horting to Union and harmony. Mr. Howard of Tennessee offered the following: Resolved, That the 8ergcant-at*Arms be instructed to issue tickets to all Delegates of the convention as originally constituted at Charleston. [Applause and hisses from the convention.] The following amendment was offered by Mr. Church: Resolved, That the credentials of %H per sons claiming seats in this convention mad* vacant by the secession of the Delegates at Charleston, be referred to the Committee on Credentials, and said committee is hereby I instructed as soon as practicable to report I the same and report the names of persons emitted to such with the understand fig. hnwww, tbat every p*raon acwpHn^ a, mm fft^^^iimiiifirim iiiwliiiiiffiiiiiiiiiiftifm seat in the convention is bound in honor %nd good faith to abide by the action of this Con vention and support its nominee. Mr. Lanesbury of Delaware, stated that some of the delegates from that State were present, but had no tickets of admissioiv de livered to them, and were waiting ouUide for admission. The chair statedm that tickets had been de livered to the Sergeant-at-Arms to hand to the chairman of the delegation. lie suppos. ed this had been done in every instance since all delegations were represented at Charleston at the time of adjournment. Mr. Lanesbury moved that all the mem* hers of the Charleston convention be admit ted to the floor by the President. The con vention has not been regularly called to or der, and no motion is yet in order. Mr. Pennington of Delaware, said the mo tion of his colleague was not properly under stood, he desired the admission of those del egates who were present at the adjournment of the Charleston convention. Mr. McCook, of Ohio, asked if the chair man of the delegation had arrived at the number of tickets to which he was entitled. Mr. Lanesbury said a majority of the Del aware delegation had remained in the Charles ton convention, and resolved to stay there. The Chair, after an address, to the con vention, presented the fact that new dele gates were applying for admission, he had not undertaken to decide on these claims, but left it to the convention. Mr. Howard of Tennessee, moved to ad mit all the delegations that attended the Con vention. Mr. Kavannugh of Minnesota, moved to lay the resolution on the table, Applause.] Mr. Church asked that the motion nlight be withdrawn, that he might be enabled to offer an amendment which he would read for the information of the Convention. It was to refer all tho claims of new delegates to the Committee on Credentials with in struetions to report as speedily as possible the rames of those who arc entitled to seats, but with the provision that all who accept seats in the Convention are bound in honor to abide by the action of the Convention and support the nominees. This was greeted with immense applause which was checked peremptorily by the Chair. Mr. Clark, of Maryland, offered the follow ing: Resolved, That the citizens of the several States of the Union, have an equal right to settle and remain in the territories of the United States and to hold therein, unmolest ed by any legislation, their slaves and other property, and this Conve ition recognizes the opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Died Scott case as a true ex position of the Constitution in regard to the rights of the citizens of the several States in the territories of the United States, upon all subjects upon which it treats, and the members of this convention pledge them selves and require all others who may be au thorized as delegates, to make some pledge to support the Democratic candidates. In answer to an inquiry the President sta ted that as the resolution was only read for information, it could not be considered as be fore. the convention. Mr. Cochrane of New York, said this question was not one of aduiission of new delegates it was of far graver importance. A portion of the .seats on this floor were va cant and a question arises, why are they thus vacant. The question also arises, was there justification—was there excuse for the se cession that had left a portion of the seats unoccupied? However thi* n.ight be deci ded, he deemed it well for the convention to bring b.vk their erring brothers. Ilo was most favorable to either the resolutions as they stood. He was unwilling to place any obligation on the returning delegates that will call a blush to their checks or cause a pain to their hearts, but it should be remem bered that such terms were placed upon the delegations from N-w York upon a former occasion, and there might now be some ex cuse for its being opposed. He could assure the convention that they would always be found as they hitherto has been found, on the side of liberty and justice. Mr. Russell, of Va., sail that he had at.a former period felt anxious to address the Convention. He did not feel so now, be cause the vote taken at the morning session gave promise of a desire on the part of the majority to secure harmony of actionon prin ciplesand candidates, but as a proposition had been made to improve these terms, he might vay a few words on the question. Virginia was here emphatically as she had been nt Charleston to harmonize the action of tho -mo?racy. She id seen a rule adopted empowering votes to be cast in a mnnner which she considered unfair to the delegations. BALTIAIOEK, June 18.—Mr. Montgomery thought the pledge required a proper one.— He said that every man who claimed to be a Democrit and a man of honor was bound by the action of the Convention if he re fused to be so bound he was no Democrat.— He was unwilling to admit delegates that they might secede a second time. He ap pealed to the principles and to th manhood of the Convention to say whether they have tbe right to admit the seceders here, when they had called on the States to meet and fill the vacancies. He had heard much said about disunion and was as much op pos»d to it as to those who favored it. When he heard men decline themselves opposed to the principles of the party, he thought it right require a pledge from tlteu to abide by the action of the Convention. Mr. Ew'ng, of Tenn., desired toffee the Democracy presenting a united front, and fighting not their own friends, but the Re publican party. He said that nothing offi cial was known of any'contesting seats from Mississippi, Florida and Texas. He desired to have the States named admitted. There was no reason why they should be left out. 1 be South believed that if a majority of the Northern States adopt principles that the Southern men cannot adopt, it is competent and honorablo for them to withdraw. He had exhorted southern States not to with draw, and his constituents would not justify him in such action. He concluded by ex horting the Convention to strike out Ar kansas and admit Mississippi, Florida and Texas. Mr. Loring, of Mass., was surprised to find any op^Jtjon to the admission of the scoedirg delegates to »he convention. He had heard for the first time u. Democratic convention talk of sections of the ~Mintry and party. lie denied the right of tbe eon vention fo insist on a pledge from any del­ iMmmmtimKSm egate. lie could only add that if any prop osition to exclude Florida was carried out he would go along. Mr. Merrick, of III, said his State was ready to abide by th* decision of the con vention. Mr. King, of Mo., argued that the seced ing delegations should be subject to the will of the Convention, and if report* were true they were ru»t entitled to seats. Mr. Atkins, of Tenn., said his State had a high regard her Northern friends.— She is a sound Democratic State. Her De mocracy made no pledges and no tests.— Whenever the candidate was named he was ready to support him. He wanted no friends that would sacrifice the Democratic party on the altar of ambition. He concluded by moving the previous question. A motion was made to adjourn, which was negatived. BALTIMORE, June 19.—The convention was called to order at 10 o'clock this morning. The convention unanimously agreed to a suspension of the rales that this might be done. Mr. Gilmofe In pursuance of this arrange ment then withdrew his amendment and Mr. Church offered the following resolution Resolved, That the credentials of all per sons claiming seats in this convention made vacant by the secession of delegates at Charleston, be referred to the committee, which is instructed to report as soon as practicable, the names of those entitled to scats. Mr. Sibley, of Minn., said a difficulty ex isted in that delegation, and desired to know if that would be referred to this committee. The President suggested that this would be decided by the convention at the proper time. In recommending Dr. Baker's Pain Pana cea, we do not mean that it is a specific in all cases, and never fails, and that all those who uso it will never die. We can honestly as sert that it has been used in thousands of families who were suffering under the differ ent diseases for which it is recommended, and in every case entire satisfaction has been given. In most of them, such was the hap py effect of it that Ih-v uld but say the cure was truly wonderful, it having notonlv cured their pains, but saved them large out lays for doctor's bills. For sale bj agents in every town in the countiy. See advertisement. arTIIE LARGEST STOCK, FINEST! AND CHEAPEST GOODS ARE FOUND AT INSKEEP & BRO'S. i JN(3\V Advertisements. promptly attended to. BEOttumwn, FOR SALE. THE 1 undersigned offers for aale on* of th* h«*t FARMS in Wapello county, consisting of two hundred acres, situated in Pleasant township, 4 miles east of Oahl.jiii'ga, 4 miles north-west of Apency City, und 6 miles north-east of Ottumwa. Said farm has I'-O acres In a lii^h state of culti vation—two good ten nant houses, with good wells, barns, out-houses, etc. Also, pasture containing 'Jo acres, with never failing water running through it 80 acres timber, one mile distant, and {Z!i acres miles distant. This is one of the best stock and grain farms in this section of the country, and will le sold extremely low for cash, or exchanged for goudfctuckor merchandize. rfUOe 31, ls60-tf J. M. HEDRICK. Oskaloosa Nurseries. ONE, A HALF MILE EAST OK TOWN Vn3r —And the other— O N E A N A A I E S N O The undersigned having purchased Secver s Nur* serica east of town, and a portion i.f Zimmerman's, North of this pla^e, hold themselves In readiness t«i fill orders and supply the trade on liberal terms. We have Mime ii varieties, and at 1-ust 25,000 trees suitable for transplanting the ensuing Kail. All th--se vai ietles are hardy and of the fruit-hearing kind suit i able to this climate. We will also keep on hands a general ippiy of EVERGPJ5EXS, SHRUBBERY Etc. Etc., of all kinds suited to this climate. Tr.-s from TIIKKU to riVK TKAU* OI.D Mill be sold at FIFTEEN CENTS each, and purchasers can have the privilege ..f ma. king their Selection. PYLK & DL'Gl'ALE. Otkaloosa, Juue lSCn-12 15-y CrdiuaiK'i* No.'96. 'AN ORDINANCE TO ALLOW AND REGULATE IN TEKEsl ON CITY W A Hit ANTS. Section 1 lit it ovthiinnl by the City Council of the City of Ottmnira, fHf!P" [Juno 81, '80-y. OHDISAWK !*o. 27. Amendment to Ordinance No. 12. it ordained by the Gity Council of the city of That Section four of Ordinn»»!« 19, he so a mended aslo read as follows The Marshal sha 1 receive for his services, for the flint quarter, at, the rate of [er year, and such fees as are allowed constables, anil 8 per cent ou all taxes colUtUUUi him. Adopted June 4th, I860. from and after the takln" effect of this ordinance it is hereby made the outy o7 Is prewented to him for payment and whic» shall not be paid for want of fundi in hie hands belonging to the city with which to pay the fame, to note in writing on such warrant, the fact, and time of fuch presentation. Sec. 2. That hereafter, whenever any such warrant at that mentioned in section one of 'his ordinance, shall have been presented and endorsed as is provid ed in said soction, and hall not be paid fbr the rea son therein stated, the tame shall draw interest from the date of such presentation, at the rate ef ten per cent per annum. 8ec. 8. hen the Collector, or Treasurer, receives any warrant on which Interest is due, the person of whom he receives the same shall receipt on the back of It the amount received and the date of receiving it, and he shall only te allowed the amount so re ceipted. OEOttttB UILLA8PT, Ottumwa, Muy 9,1S60. Mayw. Passed and approved, II B. Jones, Recorder, pro tea. CINCINNATI AND LOO AIV SPORT AND PEORIA AND BURLINGTON KAIl.ROADS. 8 O E 8 I N E 88 Miles nhortcst than via Chicago. Quickctl Tim? Tabic. 8.00 P. M. Rurlington S.ftO P. M. Retarator, IS.40 t. m. Peoria 8.43 4 Alao 11. p. —a. in. Logansport leave a. m. arrives S.JJda. m. 3 An p. m. 1.10 a. m. 12.111 p. m. Anderson—12.10 a. in. 18.10 m. 4. 2 Richmond— 9.40 p. m. 0.10 am. 7.43 ft.&i Cincinnati— «. 6. Logansport trains connect with Toledo, Wabash and Western R. K. for Toledo, O., at Richmond, Ind Cent ril Railroad for Hay ton, Springfi eld, Columbus, O., Whi-eiing, llaltimore and Washington at Peoria I with Rock lsUnd llailioad for Chicago at Hurlington with II. A 51. II. for Ottumwa, connecting with Western Stage Co's coaches for Oskaloosa, Knoiville, Des Moines, ami all points ivest and north. For further particulars ent)ii re of II. C. KINfi, Agent, Hurlington. A. IIAIIKEK, Western Agent, Des Moioea. S. W. CH AP ..AN, Geu'l Ag't, C. A O. R. R. Oi&alB nati. Ohio. D. 8. (ilt.VV. Gcn'l Ticket Agent, Central Ohio il. R., Columbia, Ohio. [Juue'JI, '6o-tf NEW YORK AND ERIE KAII.ItOAl). Great Brand Guuge, Double Track and 'IVIcffrapli Itouic, TOrying New York, boston, and all eastern cities, car the On at Western and North-Western mails. Express Trains leave Dunkirk dally, on arrival of nii trains on the Lake Shore Railroad, fi om Cleveland Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, St. Louis, Dubuque' Hurlington, Iowa City, Ac., audrun through to New York city without change. The only route running cars through from the Lake* to New York city. Sjdeudid ventilated deeping oar* ru.i on night trains. Baggage checked through. Fare always as Low as by any other route. Boston Passengers and their Baggage transferred i Free in New York. i ance of a warrant threon the saH receipt shall lie part icnlar and call for tickets via Dunkirk and surrendered to the Council and It Is madtf.Ay,. the New York and Erie Railroad, which are told at all i "1e the principal Kiilroad pfn-es in the West. word Tl,1» I superior to any penor to any other roate. f|- theafl^hich he ,hlu £,1? A y V V I E S S FREIGHT THAI* i leaves New York daily, making close con»»~" through to nil points West, and quicker MvJII Broad before made on any line. „»yth Freight Agent For freight rates enqui- way, y"'.^Passenger Ag't, CbUa*. D. W.B 0en ,.ra! Superintendent. ?,»»•* v W COnnEBCIAL. FLOUR (whol«Mt«) WHKAT COHN BHUI leo'CORN .. CORN MEAL OATS POTATOES sua AR...., COFFER..,, SALT HIDES, DRY........ irreen COTTON YARN .. NAILS COMIB* Ovrici, JMWM '•-•V PEACHES 9 ft LBATIIEK (Sole). .... Calf FURS—Mink, No. BUFFALO ROBtS HUNGARIAN SEED.... TIMOTHY 60Q SOct*. fit 'lit PINK LUMBER, common, clear, 8 gradM.... WOO® S00®4 LATH, 8 00 BUTTE 12^®t5 LARI) TALLOW..... ....... HRKSWAX KOO? CHEESE SORGHUM PORK CHICKENS 9 a*l QUAILS, ft dot DRIED APPLrS. lb W- ... ar w 4,00 !'ar ft... COON WILD CAT .... RAT OTTER BEAVER DKER fl ft..... l.n» i,m 29A4» 25&«r i NVft 8 75(&1 14®2» 6 00® 10 CUT Fat Cattle meet with ready «ale. Good cattle tell for, groe* $2. Extra 92,25. SPECIAL NOTICES, IN- HEALTH A PI KE III.OOD ARE SI£1*ERAHM% Recollect that all (IcVneiM arises fiom Impurity of the blood, and that Judson'* Mountain Herb pllli will so surely find out and cleanse these Impurities from the system, that disease cannot exist: So simple and innocent are the herbs and plants that compose them, that it Is not ncccssary to hare them sugat coated la order that the stomach can bearthem. Inmost ca ses Pills are sugar coated because materials of which they are made are so griping and malignant, that oth erwise a delicate stomach could not bear them. These Pills deal with disease as It lb, and will not only cure by removing the cause, but will build up and restore the broken constitution. There are many who have so trifled with their constiutlon that the/* think medicine Cant help them let not even these despair incredulity and scepticism is overthrown by* mass of testimony which is truly Irresistible. At first the vlrties ascribed to these Mountain Herb Pills wer» deemed fabulous. Th» public had been so often de ceived that they coald not believe the siiqple truth* advanced by their discoverer. Vet facts undeniable, attested by witnesses of the highest character and re spectability, hate proved, and are proving each day the virtues of this "mighty dealer." They mark by their miraculous efficacy and power a new era la medicine.—Sold by all MeJlcng Dealers. SCOVII.L'S BLOOD & LIVER SFHUP, Genitemei—\ will with great pleasure give my tes» tiinnny as to what your Sarsaparilla and Stillingia, or Rlooil and Liver Syrup, has done for me. Sora^ three and a hilf years since, I was attacked with a Si-rofulcus White Swelling, which wa* attended with mnt excruciating palus I tried various remedies^ .... and was attended by two of the hest Physicians of th« fin IV PltT 17 liOTrfC!? 'Oil THE CO"KTrH city (one of them a Profnpsor in an Old School Medl wi-i-Ajr J- AA J* V^LI_luOi for the Campaign cal Cllog*,) ami they failed to give me relief! I was —————^m i reduced that I was conSned to my bed for over $ -iv months^The nerves and muscles of one leg were so A. A. BtuiBT. j. KoMM. from liich I took from time to time more than on# STUAKT & NOlililS hundr i pieces ofbone, some of tnem from three to four i'li-hes long. I was reduced to almost a skeleton contnid®! ami I a w n up that I could not walk. I had m-tro Oiau a DOZEN' running ULCERS on my leg, Olid Coun»ollwra andmy friends had given up all hopes of my recovery. riTTt'Mir* lowi I was in this condition when I commenced the use of your Wood and Liver Syrup. I have used, altogether VtT Collections In Southern and Western Iowa i f°"'.e tw:V'"zboities A I E E A O N Manufacturer of and Wholesale A Retail Dealer la ALL KINDS OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, 8CCH AS BMstends, JtareftUf), Tables, Stands, Lotinpep, fitofaii, Mattra8«en,Spring-i!ci!s, Cribs, Look ing Glasses, Cane, Flap, Hplit, and Wood bottomed C?iain Office Chairs* Koekiiijr Chair», of all kinds. Children's Wagons, Ac., all of which he will sell Cheaper than the same CM b# bought at any other establishment in the Interior of Ioira. Call and examine for your§elves. art* Room on Front-St., Ottarnwa, Iowa. K atioxal democratic C'©*l'E!*TION AT BA E.TlBIOIl£. HALF FARE. CHICAGO, BURLINGTON A QUINOT B.f TtifOuffh tickets to Baltimore and return, good from June 14th to July 1st mny be procured at tbe Ticket Office of the above Company. These ticket* are rold at the regular rate to Batll* more, $2#,00 each, and entitles the bolder to return Free. For furthor Information Inquire of B. F. HOSFORD, no 12-18td Agt. u. B. A 0.1 a Keokuic, Fort Des Moines and Minnesota CHANGE OF TIME. On.e Dailv Train. APTi t!ie Treasurer of the city, whenever a warrant, iulv i "T1" nrt'ce one Passenger train, will run each and legally drawn on him, as Treasurer of said city, w:'-v- '•& of it, and at the time th* Iodine Ointment, which you advise to uso with It ant lastly the Healing Ointment, giv-n under the head of •'White Swelling," in your directions. I am now abl« to attend to business, and my legs have become to strong that I walk without any difficulty- -and hav« CDtirely recovered my health Vourg, MARTIN ROBBIN8, Jr. ,T. O O Z A E WM. L. OUR, Mayor. Attest S. n. Tub ill, Recorder. June 21. lstio-ow a I SHOP—Over lledrlck A Gillespie's Store, OTTUMWA, IOWA. ISP"House Painting promptly aUended to. June 14, '60-18-12-y THIS DATE AND tTNTIL FUR- daily .(Sundays excepted,) as follows: Leaving Keokuk at 8:10 a. m. Leaving fk-ntonsport nt 2:30 p. m. Connecting at thelatter place,as heretofore, with the coaches of the Western Stage Co., for all points in Middle, Western and Southern Iowa, Nebraska Kan* sat, Ac. Through Tickets to St. Louis, Lculsville, Cincinnati audth- East, may be had at the office in Bemonsport. Fare as low as the lowest, to all Southern and Eastern cities, .a-* fW"Passengers h.v this route make ture conneo tions with the II. & M. at Falrfleld, reaching Orrt-HWA tiie same evening. I' HI GO INS, Superintendent, t-^ Ticket Office at the Depot. Keokuk, Sept 'Ji, '5t. Ordinance No- 95. AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ADJUSTMENT Of CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY OF OTTUMWA FOB PAID AS TAXES UNDER AN ILLEGAL hr,\ V OP |s,M. Whehkas, In the levy of a tax in 1867 for City pur. poses, the city officers exceeded their authoritv by reaion of which the said levy was and is wholly void, and the payment of the said taxes thereby Imposed cannot be coeised—an«i N iihRK Many of the holders of property In sai4 city have paid their taxei* under such Illegal levy, while others refuse payment thereunder—and Whkrkas, It Is Inequitable and unjust to retain the money of those who have paid, while the city author ities are unable, by reason of the illegality of sal4 levy to oerse payment by others, TIIKKKI-OBK, It Is hereby ordained by the City Coun cil of the city of Ottuinwu, Section 1. That there be allowed to each person who may have paid his or her taxes by virtue of an4 in obedience to the said levy for 1S07, a warrant oa the city Tiraxuiy for the amount of such payment and Interest thereon to l« addeil at the rate it tea per cent per annum from the date of such payment t«. the 1st day of July, 1S60, or up to stch earlier time as the amount of payment provided for In this ordi nance is adjusted. Sec. 2. That the receipt of the Collector of the city for said taxes shall bo sufficient evidence of the pay. nieut thereof, upon being furnished with which the City Council wi:| allow the warrant authorized to be granted under tin provisions of the test section of this ordinance. Sec. ». Tint in case any person entitled to reim bursement under the provision of this ordinance, by reason of having lost the reccipt mentioned In the last preceding section, shall be unable to produce the sami*. tiien and in that e ise he or she may establish ing or her right to such reimbursement by filing witli. the City Council an affidavit of himself or herself, his or her agent stating that said tax receipt has beiu| lo.t or mislaid and cannot with reasonable dllligenc* be found. J'roridnf that the proof by the affidavit in this section mentioned shall not be deemed suffi cient, unless in addition thereto the books of the Col lector als show the payment of such taxes. Sec. 4. 1 he affidavit provide''for by the last sec. tion shall set firth ttie fact of payment, the amount paid, and as neiir as may he the time when the pay. ment was made. In addition to the obligation of tha Jo«s of the tax receipt. Sec. 5. It Is hereby made the dutv of the city Col. lector to hare hit tax books for the year lSftT before the Coancii at each of Its meetings to the end that Oie same may he inspected by the City Council ant others in adjusting the matters provided for In thle ordinance. Sec. C. That upon the presentation to tho Council of the tax receipti herein mentioned and an allow, ance of a c"y rf,inanc«_ K ..ecorder to write across t«fo reoufr*.^!!* "cancelled" affords facilities for shipment of frslfht. i with the papers WC,:,*® and tA*-. wirea to 1"• 0 the R-rA^ ,h« •Vol? I to wh/Tl warn nt u.vne of each '^8.°ordinance th. *_ranted under tli* ih. ,anl«d and in under tha much of the sam. i *m°unt of n,»i? wir'^\lferes», which hfl"shr,'lIClP*1 *Df'ho» «sr ant was allows n tkort triiAgpr,

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