Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier, August 23, 1860, Page 1

Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier dated August 23, 1860 Page 1
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NKW SERIES, VOL. ft, N0.3S. KOBRIS) Prvprlotori ©ttumliia OTOUl'lfr 'an^ 13 PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY IN wXJMBOlT'S BLOC: (THIKD FLOOB) OTTUMWA, WAPELLO CO., TOWA, By J. W. A O. P. IVORRI8* e s Twenty" f»erionc WE'LL SE.\W 1)1 V. A IIO.llE. Air—uF#w Days." Old "Honeit Abe" we will eltct, In a few days—few dayi The Loco-foco we'll eject, And send Duchanan home. For we will wait no longar, Than a few days a few dajra. For w# can wait no longer. To send Buchanan homlt Buchanan is in great distress, These few days—few days Ills grlefhe scarcely can expreaa, Because he's going home. for we will wait no longer, ete. Abe Lincoln will be PrcsideM* In a few days—few days To him the people will prcsMrt, Buchanan's present home, for we will wait no longer, ete. November It Is near at hand, In a few days—few days The people, then, throughoat the land, Will send "old Jimmy" home, For they will wait no longer, etc. The people they are not afraid, In a few days—few days, Te take for Vice, with "Honest Abe," A man from Main,his home. For they w.ll wait no longer, ete. Then shout for Abe of Illinois, For a few day—few days Fer Hamlin too yoar lungs employ. For they shant stay at home. For we will wait no longer, the fourth of March will soon be here, In a few days—few days The time for "IIoDeBt Abe' Is near, To enter his new home. For we wait no longer, ete. For Lincoln and for Uamllo, too, For a few days—few days, We'll work with hearts that's elwajV tTM, To those they love at home. For we will wait no longer, ete. And when the vlct'ry has been won, In a few days—few days, And Abe Is safe In Washington, Dis Prcildenlial home. Then we need wait no longer, Than a few days—few days, Then we need wait no longer, For happy times at home. v [From Home Xagaalne.] Only A Husband. "Thank you?" What a musical ring was ,, Bad been his reward for any little attentions W V. he might happen to offer now, all the small received it with a cold indifference, singu larly in contrast with her manner toward other men. Was it a defeat of love Did Mrs. Arch er really think more highly of other men, who showed her polite attentions, than she 4d of her husband Sometimes a chafed fueling of impatience—sometimes of jealousy •nd sometimes of mournful regret for sun nier days in the for away past, would trouble tfce husband sorely. But these were pushed •tide, or suffered to die for lack of aliment, and the dull, routine of every day life per mitted to have its usual course. On the occasin referred to above, Mr. Ar cher and his wife were spending an even at the house of a friend, where company hfcd been invited. For days previously the countenance of Mrs. Archer had worn its •Wualdeid calm, imperturbed placidity—its matter-of-course aspect. She had talked with her husband in a kind of dead-level tone fiOmpained by something of sharpness, that left on the inind of Mr. Archer an uncom fortable feeling, as if he was blamed for up as it were, in a closely compacted bun dle, her smiles and courtesies for public dis pensation. into conversation with her, or offer any po Hte attention. The answer to their words alwaj s went forth from lips wreathed with smiles, and eyes sparkling with pleasure to his c^'^rcn' 'n wh°m y A Hl-'Y IN ADVANCE promised to be a faithful wife? Wasshenot Four^opta1"**"**.rrrr..*rr.*.*.". n'no? true 'n a" i'-4r°quire^ t* the voice of Mrs. Archer what a pleasant14 ... .. two slight attentions from different gentle light shown in her eyes. She had dropped •glove, which a gentleman had lifted from the floor and placed in her hand. Mr. Archer, the lady's husband, saw the words, from a cold, placid mouth, and with in sunny circles over her countenance, as in little act of courtesy, and noticed its reward. .. ,, ... i pulsive way in which she accepted the hand o would have given almost anything for ,. iM„t OM e just such a musical "Thank you for as i.. t\ v. presented it was disappointed—if not hurt, •trangcr. Once, tones and glances like these 1 1 1 •nd manner on all subjects that happened to He picked up my handkerchief as a thing of Mme up, whether of first or third impor- course. The other was a mere acquaintance tance. Or if interests happened to rise into —half a stranger, in fact—and a more form afiy thing approaching enthusiasm, it was ac-! al acknowledgement of his polite attention her own life bound up. It was not that lore fbrher husband grown dull—answering not as mirror had an* ewereth to facc—that her countenance did not licht up at his coming—that she did not meet his word and attentions with smilinx I glances. Had she not given him her heart when she gave him her hand—had she not °f her relations What more was ofher wijiiinRtoaubgcrlbe for Blew time 'husband was weak enough to desire adaily jmt c^n «io so by remitting the amount th^y wish ttf repetition of the love glances with which, in feeao appropriated. Io no case will we enter new BWmei unlike tliej- are accompaniedritli iimncy. she never thought that her the season of young love's ardor, her eyes were ever beaming when they turned upon his countenance. And yet it was even BO. It wag because he hoped to live all his after life in the Warmth of those glance?, that he had wooed •nd won her in the bright days of her young Womanhood. And when he saw the light growing daily dimmer and dimmer, and felt its genial warmth diminishing, a Miadow fell Upon his spirit. Very kind, very attentive, the husbar.d remained, but his wife became Kware of a certain coldness toward herself that was far from being as pleasant as the lover-like manner with which he had former ly treated her and many times she sighed tor the tones and glances she saw him give to other ladies, as he sighed for like to kens of interest from herself. Both were in error, and both, in a certain sense, to blame. On thj evening referred to, the contrast between the manner of his wife to himself •nd to other men who showed her little at tentions, was felt with more than usual dis tinctness by Mr. Archer. He was not jeal ous, for he knew the truth of her character, not offended but hurt. Almost any pricc Would he have paid for the bright return an other received for a simple act, the double of which on his part, would scarcely receive a passing notice. Not long after this Mr. Archer saw his wife drop her handkercief. Steppidg forward from where he stood talking with a lady, he lifted it from the floor and placed it in her band. His eyes were fixed upon her coun tenance, but she did not so much as return his look, nor make the slightest acknowledg ment merely receiving the handkerchief with a quiet indifference, in striking contrast with the way in which she had taken the glove from another'^ hand. Mr. Archer was disappointed. The droping flowers in his heart were pining for sunbeaines, and he had hoped for a few bright rays. But they were not given. A lady to whom Mrs. Archer had been in troduced that evening, and who was a stran ger to both herself and husband, sat by her side. They had been conversing with KODIC animation, and were interested in each other, i Th is lady was struck by the marked differ- something. And this had been the wife's i ly, so as to not give offence, "that some of BSpect even after she had donned her com- us are scarcely just to our husbands in this pany attire, and up to the'moment when she matter of exterior courtesy. I know that I made her appearance among the guests of have not been and a lesson I once received the friend to whose house she brought, tied 1 ence with which Mrs. Archer received these men. She had observed the polite response made when the glove was handed to its own er, and was pleased with the graceful manner ofher new acquaintance. The cold.almofct re- kerchief was, therefore, noticed the more dis- e. w u i i I i n y S e s a w a e i n i v i u a w o bright a glance as she had thrown upon at .. ,. As ho had noticed oo many previousocca sions, so did Mr. Archer notice on this, the remarkable difference between his wife's 'shadow on his countenance which the strong I home and company manners—between her instead of obliterating, made more dis-1 treatment of her husband and her treatment tinctly visible—a look of disappointment,] of other gentlemen who happened to enter, i A ., Her inference was natural. 11 XI „i I hat gentleman is no favorite of yours," gjie remarjie(j courtesies of life were withdrawn, and no I ..wu li .. ... I "What gentlemanr lira. Archer looked matter what the act or its quality, his wife curious. "He who lifted your handkerchief just now." "Why do you think so There was a slightly air.used expression in the corners of Mrs. Archer's mouth. "You treated him very coldly—almost rudely, I thought—pardon roe for saying so —quite differently from the way in which ydti treated the gentleman who picked up your glove a few minutes ago." A smile spread over the countenance of Mr. Archer. "Oh, he's only my hueband f* «bo made answer. "The one who lifted the glove f" "No—the one who gave me my handker chief.', "Only your husband The lady spoke in a tone that lira. Archer could not help feeling as a rebuke. "He's'my husband," said she, "and dosen't expect me to be particularly ceremonious. could not have been omitted without rude ness." "I'm afraid, remarked the lady guar Jed- will never be forgotten." The eyes of Mrs. Aarher turned, by a kind of instinct, toward her husband. He was standing near a brilliant gas lamp, the light of which was falling clearly on his facc. His glance was upon the floor. There was a was fthnost sad. A new thought flashed into the mind of Mrs. Archer, and touched her with a feeling of tender self-upbraiding. Was it possible that her husband had felt her manner as co'd, be half indifferent, or averted glances. And toward one who was but little less than a yet, Mrs. Archer was a faithful wife in all her stranger, and contrasted it as the lady had dutiful relations, and in her heart a loving done, with her seeming indifference to him wife to her husliand. If smiles did not play i or indifferent Was it possible that bad noticed the blandness of her manner 8elf be former times, she made the household smile them full upon her. They were dull and with order and comfort, arranged and secu-' spiritless. A little while they lingered upon rod buy her ever busy hands. Hor thoughts her, and then moved slowly away, as if seek were no wondering truants to other and for- i '"g Her eyes were still on his face, when lifted his own from the floor, and turned some bidden fields, but home guest* nor were For son»e tune Mrs. Archer continued gazing they bny fur herself, but for the husband her husband, but he did not look toward object pleasanter to look upon.— titjfflMMl!! iimjH i her again. She sighed, and letting her eyes* fail, remained lost in thought for some mo ments. Then turning tc the lady »vho sat by her side, and who was observing her closely, she said, with a smile, half forced— "You have set me to thinking." "And in the right direction, I hope," was frankly responded. "I think so.** Watching for a good opportunity, when she knew her husband was near her, and could not help noticing the fact, she purpos ly disarranged a light scarf that was laid over her shoudcrs Instantly he stopped v ed homeward that night, but the hand of Mrs. Archer clung with a closer pressure than usual—to the arm of her husband— and thc arm held the hand with a retaining pressure, firmly against a heart that beat with quicker pulsations. and place were soon propitious, i T.Both.time I have shown coldness or Indifference—there hrs been neither in my heart.' T" s A' eye. They were not counterfeit—but real TRINE, THEY HAVE CONVERTED A for Mrs. Archer truly loved her husband, and TRACT OF FREE TERRITORY INTO was pleased with any little attention at home SLAVE TERRITORY MORE TH W FIVF or abroad. But, he being "only her husband,' TIMES THE SIZE OF THE STATE OF she had, like far too many others, omitted NEW YORK. Under this doctrine SLAVE the form of acknowledgment, because he KY AS BEEN EXTENDED FROM THE must know that the feeling was in her heart, prise, almost grateful in its expression.— h)u( intUn RI0 \Y hat a change came instantly into her FORNIA, ard from the line of the Republic husband s face! What a look of pleased sur- 0live Linoln's Speech at Springfield. JTjr Fellow Citizens I been drawn together at my place of resi- best opportunity of seeing you and enabling Y you to see ine I eonfess with gratitude, bo it understood, that I did not suppose that' breadth my appearanee emong you would create the tumult that I now witness. I am profound- ,ows. ly grateful because it is a tribute such as «n be j»,d no man as a man. It is the e,i- I most profoundly and sincerely thank you. Having said thus much, allow ine nowtosay w-11 i-n ,WIS 1 at who are present for the purpose cf address ing you, and that you will kindly let bo silent." From the Rochester! Union, June 25, •60. Thc nomination for n a !1? by thc fact that n when they live in the light of each other's ... 1 ... .. .. conceived in tie same spirit, of fraternal eyes, and thought no music as sweet as theL^r melody of each other's voice*. c"l'",a'edr'mme The time seemed Ion,loM™. Arcier, that ""'j"""f they were required !y etiquette to relin, 'T'. KI f.,r she desired to be alone with her hoshand. i C()MPU0(nSE Mr« A«.hor i, 1 IZED IN THE HEARTS OF THE AMER- 1 i They stood in their own chamber, looking, |he^may^—wantiJ with a new expression in their eyes, into and laid her lips upon his lips "God bless you for the word.*-!* be an sweml, with a joyful thrill in his voice. "You did not doubt ray love she said, in half surprise. —n°- Btt words and tokens of love are always grateful. You arc dear to me as dence that four years from this time you will discontented with Ms state of slavery, or give a like man fesUtion to the new man who shnlt, by word, of speech addressed to is to be the representativeof thc trulh on the j, *°U w 111eckli) (pttumtna €mikt OTTUMWA, IOWA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, I860. CAIUft'AIOX FACTS. How IVoii-VnterventioM Work*. I believe that it is the right of the South to demand, and the duty of Congress to ex tend, PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY OF EVERY KIND (INCLUD ING SLAVES) IN THE TERRITORIES during their territorial state."—[Herschel V. Johnson. [From Douglas' Speech In the Senate, May 16, I960.] It is part of the History of the country that under this doctrine of Non-intervention thlg forward, and drew it into sorereip.ty, the people of New Mexico hive Thank you, dear she said quickly, ^introduced and protected slavery in the whole smile on her hp, nnd a pleasant light in her „r doclrin, that youdelkht to call splatter t|lat torritory. UNDER THIS 1)00. GRANDE TO THE GULF OF \LI- of Mesic0) not only up to 36 (l up to Verily, she had hor reward 1 How tenderly QREE AND A HALF MORE SLAVE TER he leaned toward her, and what a new mean- RlTORY THAN YOU EVER CLAIMED ing was in his tones, as he remarked on some topic of the hour. And did not her heart leap up at these signs of the affection that was in his heart, still warm and lover like—still pleased with tokens of kindness, and ready to reward them twenty fold. Awav !, o e s e v e a n e e u a e e e s s i n s o back, through many years, her thoughts rr „„„t *f„_ i \ourglotovs Union—an origin akin to that went to the May time of their young love, 38 d.«g.—GIVING YOU A DE- DOUGLAS vs. DOl'ULAS AND TOE MISSOCBI COX PROMISE. [From Donglas Speech at Springfield, III., 1949.] The Missouri Compromise had its origin in the hearts of all patriotic men who desired ourgloHous Union—an origin akin to that °ne ^un''re(i andseventv -i rr i r,+ o e o n s i u i o n o e U n i e S a e s ,he v i i i that day seemed to indicate that THIS Not much was said by either as they walk- J""*" K IT \n BFCOMF VOV PEOf»LK Ag WHICH NO RUTHLESS HAND WOULD I EVER BE RECKLESS ENOUGH TO DIS-! °f [From DOU,.m- )0ut each other's face, "Dear husband I love you, and I am proud of you 1 You are not like other men." Mrs Archer drew an ann around his neck, pEAL THE MISSOURI RESTRICTION\ eloluent at Providence, An,, i, to know g0|nethi the Missouri Compromise. [Cheers I! I have not the slightest Ejection to telling |,l,eu,ber?' BR OUGHT LV TIIE BILL TO RE-1 TBI DOUGLAS ALLEN AND my life. Let us keep the golden links that, the minds of men throughout the country by. banners, flags and music. Among the ban- wiU be an end of the appear before you Sir, give us a law as have been placcd in my present position to constitutional mode of repressing the irre- s|.vc,endea.or question that now agitato thc public mind tentod with his state of slavery, ahall be ud it is because you will then light for this i cause as you do now, or with even greater „0.|ess than two nor more than Ave years, ardor than now, though I be dead and gone. pu ic iscuss on y others ol our friends confinement in the penitentiary not lustbui Compliment* and Kicks. Much amusement is to be derive 1 from a comparison of the remarks made by the' stitution of Slavery into disrepute in the Douglas journals upon the cliaracter of Sena-' mind of any fret inhabitant of this State, or tor Fitzpatrick, immediately following his of any resident for the time being therein, nomination at Baltimore, with those bestow- shall be punished by confinement in the pen ed upon him since ho has declined the honor itentiary not less than two nor more than of seconding Mr. Douglas on the ticket of the five years. Rump Convention. The compliments and I ART. 653, O. If any person write, the kicks contrast very funnily. Here is print, publish, or cause to be written, printed one instance brought to notice by the Roch- or published, any printing, picture, book or ester Democrat. other writing inculcating resistance to the crush out Free Speech. In urging action and to-day was set for the purpose. This upon it he said: morijjng, notwithstanding the threatening Ever after the golden links were kept given the power, and we by indictments and I it was characteristic of the man who carried courtesies of which the husband had spoken, eral States, will make such examples of the *lso, as well as a great many from the im- Urror into the hearts of the the character and tendencies of said book, writing, or publication, and the purposes for which the same is intended to be used bv the ThoseMoctrines [Abolitionism] remain the appearance of the weather, the Kirkville del- same those teachings are beiny poured, into egation came in a procession of 130, with warfare must cease. The Constitution has the procession disapproved it, and said that bright, burnished daily by the small, sweet convictions in the Federal CourU of our sev-1 it." Quite a number from Oskaloosa came a liberal recompense When the bill pass-' others'and the make no speeches. This assembly having pressible conflict." I will open the prison bearing the inscription Lincoln & Hamlin." lo°rs 8 ™J lnR dence, it appeared to be the wish of those of the Republic and the doinetic tranquility I sistance, to our friends of Kirkville, and cs- constituting this vast assembly to see me, of our States to select their cells wherein to! pecially to Mr. Ward of that place, who is a and it certainly is my wish to see all of you* drag out a miserable life, as a punishment for I appear upon the ground here at this time their crimes against the peace of society. only for the purpose of offering mvself the TEXAS BAB PASSED JUST SCCH A LAVAS DCOO- LAS DESInSDt Ilerf itin defonllc4 Iength ARTICI to render said slave discon- pu„ishsd in the Akt. 653. A Anv frBe pi.rs0„ From the Rochester s right of property of masters in their slaves, Union, '60. June 27, Tho declension of Vice President is onejFitzpatrick, and the i 'nc'*e negroes in this State to rebel or to eminently fit to be substitution of Her-: make insurrection or if he shall, with the in l" since the expense of consis- reason to beliove his entrance into th^tency and pro]»riety to bo use in violation of the provisions of makes' thing right .Senate he has beenin said preceding artiel. it" shali to toy to variably chosen Presi- every dent pro. tern.t at ev- agiin, ery sewion s gress. mmm „ho puMiclv th,'t mv,tlTshavc n0 of stm,| property in their slaves, either by speak- 'l0ar ing. writing or printing, shall be punished by two nor more than four years. AKT. 653. B. A iy free person who shall privately, or otherwise than publicly main tain that masters have no right of property

in their slaves, with purpose to bring ihe in- or calculated to produce in slaves a spirit of insubordination, with the intent to advise or ^be' Johnson of. tent to give effect to the tendency or to aid Fitzpatrick one of the fieorgia, for Vice, pro-1 ablest statesmen in the duce a most salutary Purposo of any such book, writing, or south, and by a ser- change in the Demo- i publication, knowingly circulate the same, vice of ten or twelve cratie ticket. Fitzpat- he shall be punished by confinemert in the years in the U. S rick voted for the Jeff., Penitentiary not less than two nor more than senate, has attained Davis resolution, and) a national reputation he should never have and standing. His been placed upon the peculiar fitness forthe^saine ticket with Ste el uties of Vioe PreM-'phen A. Douglas. But dent and his personal the Alabama delega popularity among his|tion wanted him and colleagues, are shown they were gratified at seven years. ABT. 653. D. If any Post-master or Dep uty Postmaster who knows that any such book, writing or publication as described in thc preceding article, has been received at his office through the mail, and shall have that the same is intended give notice thereof before the same is deliv ered, to some Justice of the Peace or Magis trate. whose dutv it shall be to examin* into person to whom it is directed, and if upon .. writing, book or publication is such as is described in the preceding article, and in tended to le used in violation of the provis ions of said article, it shall be his duty to cause said book, writing or publication to be burned in his presence. AKT. G53. E. If any free person shall sub scribe for any book, writing or publication such as is described in Art. 653, C, of this chapter, and with the intent to use the same in violation of .the provisions of said article, he shall be fined in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or county jail for a tei months, or bath, at the discretion of the jury ART. 053. F. If any Postmaster or D.-pu- ty-Postmaster shall violate his outy as pre-, scribed in Art. 053, D, he shall be deemed FOR guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be fined any g0 mi lars. in any sura not exceeding five hundred d51- (plication Pole Raising at Eddjrridtt MB. EDITOB the Republicans of Eddy ville had contem-j plated raising a "Lincoln Pole," and having a good time generally. The day came, and with it a goodly number of Republicans and several Speakers. We had a pole measuring to raise, but owing to a disappointment in i ten linquish the idea of raising it on that day.- As a matter of course, we were roundly bored cent a foot for the pole," Ac., &c this was perhaps not worse than vvc deserved. How- cver'the crowd r^a,rcd his forcible and telling TURB." followed by W. Loughridge, Esq., also of 18W.] 0!ikatoosa' C" SEDITION peace is plain. This system of sectional publicans here as well as many of those each for their aitendance on the cittings of Branch. leaders of these conspiracies as will strike mediate vicinity of town, making a crowd of Mombsrs from $8 per day to $3,000 per an- therc some 400* Ever)'body beSan crusade. tainty of success, which was justified by the Constitution eoo» upon this occasion with no intention of raak- templates and authorizes, and I will show brought up standin,'," and that too with- have since elasped without any redemption inga speech. It is ray purpose, since I the Senator from New York that there is a ,nd f."3 shall lierealler read as fol- Anv pcr80n who sha|, in ce or hcari„s of lave,,ltter words calculat- ltith thc intent (0 rendw such shvc result, for at twelve o'clock the pole was out toP to allow conspirators against the peace acknowledge ourselves indebted for as predominantly Republican H0u- e, is throttled regular pole raiser. Our friends of Oskaloo sa also reudered us valuable assistance by sen ling us a set of blocks and ropes, besides a goodly number of hands. In this connec tion I must say a word in behalf of our Dem ocratic neighbors, who evinced a willingness to help us raise the pole and a desire to see the whole affair go off iu a satisfactory man ner. After the pole was up the crowd adjourned for dinner, after which it re-assembled at the wigwam and was ably addressed by Hon. S. A. Rice and J. R. Needham, Esq., of Oska ioosa. X. Y. Webster on Slavery Restriction. If, my friends, the term or 1 Wliat the Republicans done* tT^e 1 such examination he that said 1 am not exceeding Bv. getting tackle for the purpose, we had to re- transportion of letters from the Western 1 by our Democratic friends for our failure, parativelv easy, accelerate thc settlement and to SACRED THLNV, Wigwam," where they were addressed by Hon* U" SeeverJ' :OTTI i Hon the''RePubl,can|distancefrom of ,n one W- H. Seever-, of Oskaloosa, in one i a n i k s e e o a i a n i- idato for 1 1 specches" in a Ue was sP«*ch which any hearer to name one good act which the Republican party in Congress had done I or attempted and that his auditors—prob ably struck dumb with amazement at his impudence—made no response whatever.— imprisonment in tli« Republicans in Congress haveorig.!I'Pn of beneficenco completely de- My friend over there-friend or enemy as i ^shed Douglas and Squatter Sovereignty, having triumphantly passed the House, was In the evening the wigwam was again tilled an audici,ce necessary st|fled respectable in point of, thsrc b^inS a larS« him all he desires to know upon thc question. ladies present, who were addressed by D. prot,ablv paid the cost. ',"'1" Mitche11 of 'our PUce»in sPeech- LAW. Douglas last winter proposed a law to ent, said that the pole must and should go up, Democratic ver7»We and in Tersed, each 1 1 and 0f baulk, break, or mishap, from the of which lloated a streamer 70 feet long 1 In the famous 7th of March speech, when our cities each inter—stopped the contin- free soil man,' is meant to designate one yesterday, and for some days past—in oppo-! sition to slavery extension, then I may claim to be, and may hold myself as good a free anl A correspondent at Delphi, Mann, states ed both Houses with scarcely a dissenting vote, you Democratic Senate refused to fast it over his veto. So we must await the in made a speech there, in which he challenged Governor of that State, recently How is it possible—if there were even one Republican present who is not tongue-tied— i "®ans that he shoul i have failed to thunder out, r,piy t0 Mr. not exceeding six act, Jeff. Davis's and A. Br inated and carried through both Houses a ... ... r, i bill providing, by liberal grants of Public .. Lands to the several Statis, tor MA N U A (he SM^ Labor Seminabies in State-tl»t sem naries n wh,ch the Natural and physic vl Science3j wilh the of their fruitful truths tQ Agricu tare, Manufactures, and the Mechanic art3, shall be systematically taught. This mea* ure, fairly carried into effect, would have been worth more to the country than al! that On last Saturday, tho 11th, ^j,e Democratic partv ever devised or dreara- e(, of n veto ofa temporarily crushed by the Democratic Presided It They have ori} nated matured FORA feet, reaJy a would reduce by at least days tjje average tim consumed in the States to the Pacifi Coagt render eni frratioQ and trarel across thc piai[is gccure an"J com they offering to buy us out," offering "a cultivation of the Far West, and brine the i f. Rocky Mountain and Carson Valley gold regions within half their present practical i the Mississippi Valley, the cost of suijsistence thcrcin by at hast a third, and of postal communication there- thir(]_ and of jjemberln proceeding "bv the usual i threatening traveled route'' to,nhisho"me toVa'shington iIJ/"" at the beginning of each session, and return- io? thcnce tosai(1 horne at its cl.„e)is reduced to TF.S cents per mile, calculated ea?h Congress, would be cut down to i tween $7/)00 and $S 000 which would still ed t0 feel cer" increasing the nsual compensation ^of num, we were assured that this reduction equalization of Mileage would be one its inevitable consequences, yet four years of that promjse, deem it tee of and at length "the bill to re- originated in a Republican Commit- \yays Rnd Means? Rnd to 1* done thtr, i. ./«* of land:"ever to return-stopped the cumulation ,hrc0 „f again 1 and again and I will perform these pledges." begging and wheedling of European capital-1 1 il tended that this sort of personal slavery ex-! principle of FKEB MESTEADS no other par-1 ists by general law. It exists only by local ty but the Republican ever reported and car law. And wherever that local law ried through Congross a Free Homestead does not extent!, property in persons does bill. Their bill was radicial, comprehensive, not exwt. Well, sir, what is now the de-, thorough all the Republican in both Hous mand on the part of our Southern friends es supported it but when the Democratic They say, We will carry our local laws majority in and passed OLD 8ERIE8, VOL. I2,NO. T* BMS~»1,50,ln Advuncr. lutve measure temporarily rather than get nothing. That half-way measure, though it had pasa- au-uration of Republican President to give lif s to a thorough, beneficent Homestead Act. Freemen of America! such are the leading practical measures of the Republican party, aside from those directly related to SHvety. Throughout all the late Session, the Repub- were i "THE HOMESTEAD BILL on spending month after month in fterile Let us give a more circumstantial, yet I sP^J-makinC on abstractions connected \r_ IT w,th preasin the passage of these and ^'n(^re^ bills, while the Democracy insisted s,a™7 an 1 Uen lriek'scliall'e„Ee: ,John Negroes. Browrfa s new Sedition Brown's resolrea S. 1 and tiiroug-, the UousC| a bm providing DAII.YOVERLANO MAILTO CALTROBN'IA- ,neasure which ', .""I asserting the right and duty of Congression- ol x, «d protection for Slavery in the Territories— is, i, n P^ Pers,stently '^erposed teaching of the waste time make par- capital, and prevent leg.slati^ ,. J^ge ye between thorn .-A. F. Tribun... Mrs- Douglas—HcPDre^ and pearauce—Her Conversation*. Mrs. Douglas did not accompany her hus band to Newport. She clearly dislikes tho public demonstrations, and avoids them when she can. She came from Providence to Newport in the regular boa^ that reached this city some three hours later than that la which Mr. Douglas arrived. Attended by a few personal friends, sho came on board the Perry at 6 o'clock and & 00 i with by three fourths. This great measure' '0 ?'r!aPPear»nce-^'th and National pro^ress-the' "n° forerunner of the Pacific Railroad, i'/S Sown~and intrigue .whereof the great Mail I "n °pper known to but a feW and those mostly adrair- mg young men, who kept their distance, yet durmS the f"" th™ hours' hl3food luck' MrS* reducing1cd llka an VC" f"1 hablt* halffitt,nS Steamer monopoly enjoys the benefit and rather than the he, expectant of Thc Republ cans in the present House originated and passed a MILEAGE REFOBM Some of those BILL, whereby the exorbitant and elastic al- Now about the pole, again live Republicans of Kirkville who were pres- i0Wance offorty cents for every miTe tra- i or alleged to have been traversed by d™nk the women were fuund bUnd' whe" Ho a billed in a Democratic Serate. This measure would not merely diminish the an nual expenses of the Government by a heavy amount it would replace inequality and wrong byjustice and equity. Republican ism devised and carried it through one House Democracy strangled it in another. ed and passed—only two Republicans dissen ting—a PKOTECTIVE TARIFF BILL, which, had it not been likewise stified by the Democratic majority in the Senate would have stopped the incurring of Mercantile Debt in Europe for Fabrics that we might and should pro duce at home-stopped the continual exporta- i tion of our Specie at the rate of Fifty to One! Hundred Millions per annum—stopped the The bachelor looked despair. congregation of idle and needy laboreisin! nr 11 .1 ,, ed to give his age to the census-taker. H« Mr. Webster is supposed to have taken a ual loss of the most valuable elements of our i step backward, he made these remarks: richer soils, now earned away annually in ,dence "Sir, wherever there is a particular good form of Wheat, Flour, Corn, Meat, 4 c., ,0 to be staid from becoming slate territory, /t of our Public Debt, and the mean shufflinj i ... .. I i i i a ... the constitutional question. am ready to assert the principle of the exdu-\ w,tn eaeral shin plasters to n\ oid the ap- I tion of slavery. I am pledged to it from the pcarance while clinging to the reality of incur-' Th"! present summer promises to bo mom* year 1837 I have been pledged tojt In his Marshfield speech, in 18iS. Mr. lists and bankers for the means wh?rewith to »»cal wonders, an unusual influx of Asiatic Webster said: build our own Railroads—and given an im and Europeanrfivalty,andasuperabunda|gB e n who has bejn fixed, unalterable -to day, of the whole country. Every Republican n lho ring such Debt—stopped our discreditable orable fir humcanos. hat weather, big crop* Senate voted to take up this bill with ntent to pass it but Democracy said No, Jwd on the table of the Senate.— i soil' man as any membsr of that Buffalo And for that, Mr. Hendricks, your party has) Convention." jiu* received a lesson in St. Louis, and will Tyler, jr., assures thc Encpdrer tb%t In a specch in thc United States Senate,! soon hear thunder from Pennsylvania and *s ,nattHr* the same year, he had occasion to discuss New-Jersey. lieves Lincoln will be Pres.dent, nod that this same question of property in slaves, V. But, not to mike too long a catalogue,!*- in its application to the territories: the Republican party alone stands commit- The Republicans of the Quincy (IH.) Wkb The real meaning, then, of Southern ted, by pledge and deed, to the policy of al-1 tricthave nominated the gallant and glorious gentlemen, in raakuig this complaint, is, that lotting tho Public Lands for a nominal price they cannot go into the territories of the to Actunl Settlers only, so as to render them son for Congress. United States, carrying with them their own the FREK HOMES of an intelligent and inde-! :—T TT peculiar local law, a law which creates prop- pendent yeomanry. No other National Plat- *7 ®rec^'n^^8e ertv in persons. It will not be con- form but theirs ever asserted the beneficent the with us wherever we go. We insist that: sisted on passing a half-way measure instead Congress does us injustice unless it estab- i the Republicans, after struggling desperately lishes io the territories in which we wish to. f*T a whole measure, consented, in view of the go, our own local law.' This tUmamd, I for squatters of Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Min on* resist, and shall resist." nesota. kc.% to arcepet the Senate's half. Pe&kinS through the she supposed herself uPPer dress'n°' RPecc*'es ma^e I in 7 ®DV,ed theSeQa6oe 7^ non styli— a jiuntv school straw hat, shap* inverted milk pan, wilh a small gather a youthftil adark ber ra*' and mo«- wh^le of ft 'ounS M,s in thc Senate bv a wily, treacherous ^u?Ust' »nd had taken* who had thrown her l°u Spf WCre comical a A" lady of the White House. All the way from Providence to Newport she entertained her friends with the incidents of her journey since she left Whasington, some of which enou8h- am* How at Concord men all alone, y0™* seeing Mr. Douglas wife, and got hovd of a motherly lady by mistake, and made her complimentary addresses. How she waa told that if Mr. Douglas carried Rhode Island she must love claims, and how hard she tried think they good, and found them so detes- tab'e—and otlier run nP matters. How she would to the story, and ar the ad- and l'sten 4t ^ie sarne t'1116 to the about herself, not intended for her own ears— all related with infinite relish and good humor, and with aimwj childish glee. I marked tne same thing here that I did at Providence—the absence of all enthusi. asm. The Mayor of Newport made a speech The people stood in masses. They came in from all towns around. But had the body I of Mr. Douglas been brought in, the popular I feeling could have been hardly more silent, So all to whom I have spoken observed. It I may be the way of Rhode Island, but it it not the way of New York. I bhall write to you once more from this place.—Boston Journal. At a public "Tea Party, recently hdlttt one of our country towns, where "selrti- IV. The present Republican House fram- orients' were in order, a timid bachelor waa bold enough to remind the ladies that leap year was upon them, by offering the follow* ing: Three long weary yean have I waited for thl* (. Now if you'll pop the queition I'll surely tay yffc To which the lady promptly responded lit follows: The man without courage lo do hla own wooing^ Hay do his own washing and jaklng aa4Mwtafc. v. e-it free soil* party, i *uense and lasting impetus to the develop of Presidential candidate?. *be industrial and njiniral rescources PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13.—We had violent bv 777~7- .• i XX- i A Virginia gentleman of distinction refus- A Btorms ed. sevcral er ughtning, and one of them killed. now stand he mon Wll 1 mvn Senate rejected this and BB9BSSNBB" n *i. 1 a i w a s e o e o e e a e n a n 1 a o Itl. sul,mitt^ l|]e bu f„„,rle(1 p^t occupy- wi(h hU and East, short ones South, astropo- many°. cllars were overflow- culverts caved in, and muchoth- damage was done. Two boys were struck conscientiously be- be dissolved. Capt. Prentiss, to run against pick Ricard* r". 18 ,,lisown beaten in hw own ^'0'. own country, his an* in- ott n ^tato" The human brain is the twenty-eights of the body, but in the horse only the four hundredth. ... How *o AVOID DBOWNOINO.—ALWAYS keep your head a\ove water. How TO Kasp YOCR FM KWOS.—Nevsr^ any of them to do j*ou a service. Tho bsh that a man does not having laid on his shoulder—the eye l»il|.^r'! a pretty girl.