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M'Kean Miner (Newspaper) - October 20, 1860, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Steamship Connaught Burned Mfc Capt of the Con- that oo 8 o'clock in the evening when 160 the sprang feat in the en- gine The in ing the leak below the flm tiB 4 o'clock on Sunday morning the water gained the At A HV unoke was discovered inning from the aft cling the utmost exertions the fire gained and soon drove the cabin on deck The water aed fire both making rapid progress the boats were got ready Owing to the heavy sea the firat ono lowered was stove Six other boats were launched successfully and filled with passengers About 12 clock the brig Minnie Schieffer sow the Hals of distress flying and bore down for the wreck and about 7 o'clock in the ning the embarkation of the passengers was commenced the brig baring a hawser at- to the starboard side cf which was very hot At thirty minutes put 9 o'clock all the were taken OB board the brig Captain Leitch was the to leave the wreck The weather was pleasant after leaving St Johns at 2 o'clock B Jt until Saturday when there was fl heavy blow from the south west The last seen of die Connaught was at 2 o'clock on Monday morning when she was a complete mass of flame There were on board the fifty cabin passengers four dred and seventeen steerage and one dred and twenty-four of the crew all were saved The passengers Raved nothing except the clothing in which they stood The mails were however saved Captain Leitch and Mr Cox a passenger landed nt Scituate this morning and arrived bere at 11 clock It is supposed that the fire had been a long time from the rapid progress by the discovered flames after being The Captain is unable to account for the leak which filled the vessel rapidly against all the efforts of the pumps The Con- naught was rained nt and was fully insured in England She was an iron Teasel m A Fiendish Pound of Vitriol Thrown in a Man's Face Yesterday about 11 o'clock a woman named Mary Conner or O'Conner called at a millinery establishment on Illinois ft just north of the Bates House kept by a man and his wife named Barger and a deed of that we The Miner SMETHPORT NATIONAL ABRAHAM LINCOLN or o FOB AT LAROB JAMES POLLOCK K HOWE C Knight P M Elites W Fuller K Stont W Christ Mammy Jr Taggart R Hull Merour A B Sharpe Samuel Calvit Cownn William McKennan 22 James Kerr Richard P Roberto Henry Souther Greer THE RESULT Daring the past week Pennsylvania bag achieved one of the most triumphant ries to be found in her annals A victory that tells not only upon her own but upon the nation A- victory that will make an epoch in the history of the Stater and one to which future historians will refer as tbe turning point of a great gle between freedom and slavery Thirty thousand majority in a Stato like ours where intelligence and are to be ve scarcely ev er known equalled From what we learn from common rumor it pears that Barger and Conner bad lived together illicitly for several years but that latterly Barger had get married to another woman probably nt her Mary feeling incensed abandonment concluded to have revenge and yesterday procured a pound of sulphuric acid at n drag store for the purpose of her leaving the drug store the emptied tbe acid from a tincture jar into a bowl nnd it with paper and with the liquid in that shape she wont to store where meeting him fhe dashed the full contents of the bowl in- to face He wot immediately blinded nod made helpless and in the confusion of the moment the woman made her escape and had not been arrested up to last ning Physicians were called to see Barger and every remedy applied that could be made available The action of the course was In a few the skin of the face peeled off taking the whiskers and with it One eye was rendered entirely and will always be so and the other will probably be destroyed Wherever the acid ran the skin came off and the neck and part of the body were rendered perfectly raw Mr Barker's clothes were eaten np with the shirt and vest going into shreds whenever touched by the A more fiendish act we have never been called upon to record Whatever may have been the provocation for vengeance on tire woman's part no such act can be justified Murder would have been more tolerable Better be immersed in scalding water be compelled to un- dergo the effects of this poisonous Journal Oft 5th How GEN WAS Tbe exact manner of Walker's taking off is thus given by an apparently well-informed cor- respondent of the JV T He marched from his cell to the place of execution with n steady step and en A chair had been placed for bin with its back towards tbe Having taken his seat ho was blindfolded soldiers stepped forward to within twenty feet of him and discharged their muskets The balls entered his body and lie leaned a little forward but it being ob- served be was not dead a fourth soldier advanced so close to the suffering man that the of the musket almost touched his forehead being there discharged tend Ids brains and skull to tbe Thai the life of the man of 1 AWFUL Hving near beastly drunk OB day last lay down on the railroad track and remained there until the on to him and found equal to any other State of this Union where a teeming press is daily and weekly sending forth her notes of warning on ther side exposing errors and portraying evils and corruption existing in onr land is a fact of great sound in thunder tones that ought to awaken a sleeping nation This result has not been obtained by undue excitement created by unusual display and be expenditure of large sums of money No this victory lias been obtained as no other in the history pi our country A silent yet potent influence has been at work deep down in the hear of the masses As proof of this let ns for a moment look at the state of things on the morning of our State election Neither party was certain of a victory Each hoped for and predicted a Neither ever dreamed of a majority of thirty thousand majority The victors as well as vanquished were overwhelmed by this result What better evidence of the fact can we have than the one just en Most truly have we arrived at a odin our history results This voluntary and spontaneous uprising of the people to redress the wrongs of a nation and to rebuke a corrupt gives evidence of an element in our midst sufficiently powerful to preserve the nation and completely all gloomy forebodings that any sensitive mortal may have of a dissolution of the Union The result of onr State election is a lesson from other States instruction Politicians will learn from it how widely they have deviated from the right path and correct their reckoning Their compass be changed to a nearer approach of the true meridian But we have a word of warning to give while speaking of our good cheer An- other and more decisive battle is going to be fought in November We fear that many may rest on the victory won and may not feel the zeal they ought in the coming contest that we have in the past contest only prepared the way The march to the goal bos yet to be made Falter not then fellow Republicans Be doubly diligent in the work before you and a far more glorious victory will crown our labors South That article the Constitution of our Country which saya that The of each shall be entitled to aU the leges and immunities of citizens in tbe lev rial no longer to be a dead fetter And we predict that our Democratic friends Will be relieved from this eternal harping soon after is ted on the 4th of March 1800 about the privileges and immunities above referred to being denied the Northerner who should a State lying south of Mason Dixon's line It is a well-known fact that in almost every State during the last few years the freedom of speech hat been that the press has had no dom of discussion and that even postmasters have been actively engaged in suppressing all matter passing through the mails which discussed tbe slavery question as we discuss it bere But this arbitrary power which arrogates all to itself end denies righto which plainly written in onr to those who have not the power to assert them has been whispered to very lately by Maine Indiana Ohio and Old Pennsylvania These States have said to our Southern masters be Tbe effect was miraculous and when HAM La scout is inaugurated on the steps of tbe Capitol he will have OB many porters of bis administration in the Southern States as he coil Id wish for Baltimore has already inaugurated movement which will soon be followed b others in every section of the territories of our sectional brethren Soon after the news elections in Indiana and nia bad demonstrated tbe fact that LINCOUT was to be the next President of these Uni- ted States a club of over a thoul- members was in the city of Baltimore on the spur of the moment We predict that the contagion will extend even further South and expect to see Republican electoral tickets voted for in all of the der slave States and some of the more ultra ones at our next Presidential election There arc many thousands of the voters of the Slave States who rejoice to see that day is breaking at lost They have said to themselves nil along that there is no night so dark so long but that it will pass away and they rejoice that the time is coming when they can have the freedom of speech and the freedom of suffrage ex- tended to them Where then be the great argument which is being continually rung in our ears that Republicanism is tional because onr candidates get no Vote In the southern part of our Al know thai south of Mason Dixon's line under the present rule of the misnamed cy a mnn advocating or endorsing the promulgated in the Chicago form is not safe from the violence of a Tar and clubs are the swers which are generally given to oil ments that our Southern lords dislike But these disgraceful scenes are about They have been borne long and patiently but the mighty hosts of Freedom begin to move Old party ties have been mapped like and who fought each other on issues of minor import ance are now found acting jn concert upon this great issue before which all others pole into insignificance Our brethren are already in the The hymns of Freedom have already been chanted in Ohio Maine and on the prairies of Indiana and our own beloved Keystone State has sent np one universal shout for Freedom in Territories which has been heard from Lake Champlain to tbe mouth of the Rio-Grande The Party of the Broncos WIDOWS question hat been often pot but not our late election could any reply be definitely given The election returns from the counties lying south of us have dissipated forever all that were en- this peculiar question It is fur congratulation that the ferment of the public mind gradually subsided when this question was solved and that 17 again reigns supreme It cannot be ex- we opine that our county could be induced to spare so estimable a which Mr Benton undoubtedly more than one winter at a time Let not our southern counties ask too much of ns hereafter i of Mr Fenton We learn that the the Congressional District composed of and Chautauqua counties have re- nominated Hon E for Congress His election is certain P of is ted President Judge of that District by a largo majority We trust that the dence reposed in Mr JOHSSON by the ple of that District may not be misplaced and that he may make a good officer a credit to himself an honor to the sion and a Judge worthy the respect and esteem of the people i i A Some time since a Frenchman named lieh was stabbed at night on Fourth street Cincinnati the alleged perpetrator of the act a German named Knabe From the Cincinnati Press we learn that on Thursday evening Knabe voluntarily ive himself into the custody of Lieut mall of the Hammond street station house An account of his pilgrimage may not be uninteresting to tbe He states that he in company with others was walking along Fourth street when they were accosted or run by lich and his companion the He asserts that Guelich struck him and knocked bis hat off that then there were cries of kill that he drew his knife made a did not know er the Uow took effect or after the blow he went to bis boarding house coat and hat passing the lice and took tbe early morning train on the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad to ra where be hired out to a farmer living in the vicinity But he could not and he determined to come to the city deliver himself up to the authorities He fell a pedlar who brought him to Cincinnati and last night he visited Mr a jeweler by whom he had for- merly been employed and telling him his requested be would accompany him to the Hammond street station house in order that he might give himself np to the authorities v Mr Oskamp went with him to the Ham mond street station house where Mr Knabe gave himself in the custody of Lieut Small making his statement to that officer He WHS placed in one of the cells and was this morning before the Police Court where he in bail for his examination re the Police Court next Monday charged with murder in the second degree The accused is quite a young mnn we judge not over twenty-five or thirty murderer He further states that he read the morning and visited the ty v here tbe difficulty occurred before bis fligt t to see if there was any blood upon the Election Retains Official 1 8 6 O COT After froth U CD a o K V 3 HamUn Liberty 4 100 143 60 92 29 139 90 133 w 184 63 92 3 102 151 68 26 136 82 87 133 26 137 81 88 133 4 111 140 58 91 24 132 96 85 130 4 103 142 K 24 140 133 6 116 149 88 95 128 88 M 128 4 106 HI 24 187 93 68 130 104 141 63 87 8.1 US 112 138 67 81 14 128 101 M Ul 106 145 72 24 134 82 68 2 112 137 54 27 US 94 B3 132 B radio rd 84 074 995 1 i a K 40 adm 12 The vote of was last week left out in the above returns We therefore i Mysterious Harder NEW YORK Get 1 Yesterday morning about 7 o'clock Job a resident of wh is employed nt the lifting dock No 3 East River near Pike street discovered tht body of a man in the dock Upo examination it was that the man throat was cut and his skull broken Fres blood was still issuing from the wounds and it was evident that tbe body could hnv been in the water but a few hours There cannot bs the slightest doubt bu that the deceased was murdered in th course of the previous night and the bod afterward thrown into the water The deceased Was a very large man about 6 feet 1 or 2 inches in height would weigh over 200 pounds and possessed a fine cular development He was dressed aim ply in blue overalls and a white cotte shirt which was saturated with Wood to to be a native probably 35 years of age of Ireland ant for hit or any one to Mia tBr bwd wss so crashed and tUt it Wai to tell it to a umn or a beast Ilia body was torn into more than fifty Jiw bones and jUsh scattered for feet When gathered wat that it WM r mns of blood JAMES KILKENNY man about my hate reference to the gentleman whose name heads this cle wing at tbe time his own language when speaking of defeated this Congressional district by about one thousand majority That is all The Red Sea of Republicanism has swallowed him and heelt The people did not care about bringing the district back to what it was four years they were to do by the and swarthy Elk county preacher Only two counties out of tbe eight sing this Congressional district gave ties for Mr James Kilkenny Kerr esquire and the majorities in these counties were gloriously diminished So much for the question raised by Kerr and his surrounding worthies between their racy and the preamble to tbo Declaration of Independence Farewell may your life henceforward be as felicitous at your friends have But ever you virtuous and yon will be happy M Republican is elected tbo 1st Dutrict in of Win E Lehman Democrat ple is now marshaling its boats in Missouri Kentucky Maryland Virginia and ware and when the old public ry V lease of the White House expires there will be one universal hope expressed that we may never see his like again Then we shall have a President and an for no one who can see the length of his nose doubts the election of LINCOLN and will see that every citizen and every State are guaranteed their Con- South East and West Then the following clause of the Constitution which we quote again so long ignored by the Democracy will be ed: The citizens of each State shall be entitled to all the privileges and immunities of citizens in tbe several State Then we wiR bear no more talk of disunion for it is a cardinal doctrine of the Republican Party than tie language of Old that THE UNION MUST AND SHALL BE PRESERVED WHY THIS Forney in his thus asks and a Why Democratic State of swept from its moorings The answer w is it that the old hits been 1 Who is on the lips from every old fashioned Buchanan his friends and next to his and because the would not in his assaults both he has turned them and they in their good toned him Let future by the CAPTURE OF FUGITIVE few since Deputy United States Marshall Mas an received information that A party of six fugitive slaves who owed service in son County Kentucky were on the Lak Erie shore about two miles from dusl y He took with him a posse of five or six men and on Friday evening about o'clock he came to their They made a most desperate resistance and sho ted White men to the They were finally ed i ind although the Marshall and his aids wer i pursued and several times fired upon by r powerful party of whites and blocks managed by running through and woods to successfully elude their pursuers until they reached the railroad tract between two stations There they succeeded in stopping the down train by a red-colored lantern and taking pass age arrived here safely yesterday after- nooi The fugitives were taken before a United Stales Commissioner where they owi ed they were slaves and were ly r to the custody of their masters and are ere safe at their old Kentucky boa Oct 14 Du The Grand Duke Michael of sa is in England He is attended by a suit of twenty-five persons The Grand e scatters presents about him with a 1 hand The Mormons have a theory abo it thin personage that Be is typified in the scriptures as tbe Archangel Michael and Jo Smith once sent an embassy to sia o wait him with what result Young can probably tell ael can hardly be a good Mormon er as ho has bat one wife of Abraham Lincoln ly spent a few days at tbe White Wt ile there a very enthusiastic tion was made Riving him a reception as the Prince of Bails A procession was fon led to escort the and speeches woie made to which he made a nappy They say that for and he is a chip of the rail INGENIOUS METHOD OF ESCAPE FROM STATE the opening of the at Sing Sing Prison New York the other morning it was that man on the hnt shop was missing How one could tell as tb door bolted as his keeper was suie he locked up tbe night be- fore However n bright idea dawned up on him alt at once that he might glean some intelligence from the of the sing man for this was only one of two bun dred cells containing two men After rious promises and threats bis fellow er disclosed tbe modus operandi in this counted off at my was on his and I put up both my bands on the grated door and saiii two You took the count as I gave it you and my said to me If he does to-morrow night I'm 1 counted the same way but my companion had hid in tbe mop and when tbe all right bell rang and the keepers bad e home be put on a suit of blue over- nils and vamoosed tbe ranch There was ingenuity equal to Napoleon's at Horn and quite as successful without the trouble of carrying a plank THE NEW YORK BASKS Up following Banks in New York State are winding up and going into final Agricultural Bank of Central New York Bank of Bank of Orleans Chemung County Bank Hamilton Exchange Bank Greene Hollister Bank Buffalo Reciprocity Bank Harbor Bank Buffalo Oliver Lee Bank Pratt Bank Buffalo Yates County Bank Yann Ontario Bank which frauds and the bills of which are Bank Ogdensburg N F of New Castle Maine Central Bank of Grey Bank of Saline i Granite Bank Conn Globe Bank Woonsocket R L New England Bank Fairmount Maine Bank of Wisconsin Green Bay MERCANTILE knowledge which is of the most value in should be the first To the few a knowledge of the exact sciences is of the first importance to the great body the American ile a knowledge of accounts and the laws ind usages of business is far more valuable a few years past the young men of he country were obliged to pass the ordeal a seven as lefore they could aspire to any business ition with reasonable hope of since capital and energy have this want in our educational system >y the establishment of Mercantile he young man soon becomes competent to ill any business position either as or subordinate The Mercantile college school of high order of ex- cellence and the student who avails self of study pursued therein with doe most become well skilled both in the theory and practice of 1ST The lady Edward is ed to marry is the widowed daughter of udge of South Carolina The ady is described as a blonde attractive in- wealthy and about thirty-three ears of It is that Ererett about to marry a lady We ban all known for months that he was ter a Southern Bdl DESTRUCTIVE FIRE in TROT N n immense factory OD Ida was entirely destroyed by fire inst The bni was owned by tl estate of Benjamin Marshall and iy Andrew McLean L Ws Vin Cockloft in manufacturing and mosquito netting Tbe amount of loss on mil which is it for of occupants a tout about The fire caught n in oom It throws hands out of A high wind and the traction would have been larger but le steam fire engines MARINE IK number of American which were totally last September reported during the month amounted thirty-five of all class Eight three barks two brigs and twenty schooners Of these twenty-two wrecked four foundered three two capsized two burnt and throe down Tbe total i nine of the above sive the cargoes may be estimated at tfi 000 The loss of life attending tbe wnd of the ship R H was severe bering sixteen Three persons also lost with the si lip Evelyn and one wft tbe ship Seven were from srig Mary Pierce wL capsized on her pa singe from Bangor New Haven and T ras subsequently into Boston METEORS FALLING INTO THE the first of September lak a astronomer Mr Carrington had dip liis telescope to sun and was in observing his spOte when suddenly intense luminous bodies burst into view surface They moved side by side t a space of miles first increasing iJ Brightness then fading away in five utes they had vanished This rema phenomena was witnessed and confin by another observer Mr Hodgson at jate who by a happy coincidence i lis telescope directed to the great Inmin at the Same instant It may be that these two gentlemen have witnessed the process of feeding the sun 1 he fall of meteoric i matter A Novelty in the Art World Seen cd by letters pi Cent in the France and t The 781 I aving secured their norel und on by American and an prepared to execute ell orders for resenting all the attractive and ordinary photographs the id finish Of a drawing sad a o of durability by ered as imperishable the natural the upon they are I As the patented of Company cs tbe reproduction only oil Iain but ny degree of eu be need with faultless and apon Uta on and dimension use 1 at orl utility inch is I iby securing portrait unique and of in domestic I In order to belittles OB of the popular taste and meat the waial those patrons of the fine g on Porcelain have I from Europe a of svpertor cetain goods manufactured to their avn they sell at cost prices I Aa the American Co am of I patent right conw tke authorized to ose the process they naTe mined in order To Afford to PORTRAITS ON CHINA make the following proposition to m tht y taha U the 4 out GaUtrin Persons a to office of the ew York d by ranging in price from of dm TU receive tn return by of c A richly Off with the Portrait y a dagi they secure in liki manner A Van or with the portrait by tbe patented ess By sending a pi of they will receive in re tarn A Pair of rich with the anted equal to and in like manner I oa U or Vain N particular in writing On own county and Sta e distinctly AH letters to be addressed to Pi QH Tfi Broadway r you want tome o 20 0 the heat e heat quality ot FBANK
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