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   Sheboygan Lake Journal (Newspaper) - February 1, 1854, Sheboygan, Wisconsin                               Biennial Sellout of the Legislators In his message the1 Sbvernof alflida 'to a eonstitntional amendment pending; hy which it is proposed to holtl BtennM Sn- of Annual sessions of the LfgitelaVuru, To tho, uninitiatedj the proposition ni'ay neem to be v mere measure of reform, the necessity of which is occasioned 'by the ex- cessive legislation with which Wisconsin IIM been cursed; but to those who have taken tho troubln to examine the causes which actuate the prime movers therein, n very different object is apparent. That the Legihlature should he more chary of passing bills of a local character, or of modifying or repealing existing enactments, and more economical in tho duration and expense, of their sessions, is a self evident fact which no reasoning can weaken. But what has nil this to do with the present movement? Nothing more or less than the election of a XJ. S. Senator by the present Legislature! Wriggle around it as they may, it is undeniably a movement to place some dissatisfied and dissappointed aspirant in the seat now so honorably filled by the Honorable Isaac P. Walker. A- while ago, the Ozaukee Times intimated that a movement of this kind had been set on foot, by the of Mr. Walker to his re-election this winter! This was but a "feeler" for the public pulse; and we mistrusted then what lias since proved to be the it was put forth by the malcontents to ascertain whether the peo- ple would cheerfully swallow the dose pre- pared for them by the railroad Tho bait did'nt take; the intimation was broadly denied, and the press and people manifested a very general determination to frown flown all such attempts to "steal a march" upon them. Hence, the system of tactics must be changed; the real attack must be covered by a feint. So this 'bien- nial sessions' project, which was brought forward at the late session of the Legisla- ture, and had been almost forgotten in its pile of rubbish, is raked up, the dust brush- ed from it, and the assistance of Tax-Payers invoked to its support as the only means of lessening taxation. Pass the bill and there would be NO regular session of the Legisla- ture in 1855! Then the Rail Road Spec- ulators, Land Grabbers, and disappointed office and place hunters, would say to the people: "We must elect a U. S. Senator at THIS session, or Wisconsin will be represent- ed but in part for a Now let the People watch the Legisla- ture! We pity the member who should attempt to foist an election upon the peo- ple at the present session; or who would aid in the movement to be effected by the passage of the Biennial Sessions bill. No Senator or Assemblyman who is in favor of a clear expression of the will of the people, in the choice of a U. S. Senator, can for a moment listen to the hypocritical professions of a clique of unprincipled poli- ticians who cling to the Democratic party only that they may catch some of the drip- pings of the public patronage, and whose only strength is obtained by the prodigal expenditure of the money they have dis- honestly acquired either from tha Govern- ment or from individuals who have unfor- tunately fallen into their power. A FITTING the fore- going was written, the Madison "Argus" of the 18th, has been received. That print thus authoritatively speaks of the design of the conspirators to elect a U. S. Senator this it is mentioned, we are not sure that it would not the very best thing that could be then goes on to urge the Legislature to make choice of some person to fill that office. We pause to see whether its recommen- dation will find an answering echo in eith- er Crescent. Washington, Jan. 22. The Cabinet was in session all day yes- terday, and to a late hour in the evening, discussing the merits of the Nebraska bill and the amendment proposed by Senator Dixon, repealing the Missouri compromise as applied to any Territory of the United States. It is understood Messrs. Jefferson Davis and Dobbin took strong grounds in favor of the abrogtaion of the compromise of 1820, whilst the other members of the Cabinet sustained the bill as reported by Judge Douglas. The South takes the position that unless the Missouri compromise is repealed, its provisions must hold good as far as Nebras- ka is concerned, that Territory having been expressly included in the act of 1820, and slavery prohibited north of 36-30. Mr. Douglas bill refers to the compromise measures of 1850, and upon turning to them it is found that in the act establishing territorial government over New Mexico, proviso is inserted, written by Senator Mason, of Virginia, declaring that nothing in that act shall be construed to invalidate the third clause of the second section of the joint resolution of annexing Texas. That clause recognizes the Missouri compromise line in distinct terms. It is therefore clear that the compromise measures of 1850 did not in fact repeal the Missouri Compromise but simply declined to extend it beyond where it already is, to terri- tory acquired from Mexico. The South feel this and hence their solicitude for a re- peal of the law of 1820. fST Major S. R. Hobbie, First Assistant Post Master General, is lying hopelessly ill, of Consumption, in Washington. It is said there was an affecting scene in the sick chamber of this gentleman on the 19th init. His daughter Mary was there, in the presence of her prostrate and almost dying father, united in holy wedlock, by the Rev. Mr. Butler, to Nathan Reese. Esq., of New- burgh, N. Y. The fond father apprehen- ding his tpeedy dissolution, requested that the nuptials should he celebrated before he bad Men the last of earth. Major Hobbie at one time a Member of Congress from New York, and ss-an officer of the Government, it is universally -conceded that lid ever faithfully and assiduously discharg- bis raponsibU FTJRTHER BY THE N New York, Jan. 23. A general European War is certain. The Paris Moniteur contains a circular From the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He addressed all French Legations 'on the eastern question document in a moderate but very firm style. He declares that] France, England, Austria and Prussia sol-1 orr.r.ly recognized'territorial integrity of the Ottoman Empire, and further that the af- fair at Sinopu took place against all provis- ional Russia. She only desired national guarantee therefrom to prevent Ottoman territory nml flags from further attacks. Authentic papers state dint the French trovernmunt were dissatisfied with the eva- sive conduct of Austria, and had addressed a strong letter of remonstrance intimating that France will extend aid to Hungary, Italy, (fee. Piiris papers report that tha Czar had orders for immediately crossing the The Italian declared to the French em- bassador that ho would rather abdicate than accept assistance against his subjects. Gre.it excitement prevailed at Constanti- nople, and a mob of had assembled declaring thai the constitution had been vi- olated by tho council. Definite information relative to the ac- tion of the Czar is daily expected. Londnn intelligence from of thu 12th, states that the Emperor form- ally rejected the Vienna protocol and note the fifth, but consents to examine the Turkish proposition of the '20th, although he refuses to recognize; the European inter- vention in Russian and Turkish Affairs. Instructions to commanders of fleets, are that in meeting Russian ships they will in the name of their respective governments, request Russian Commanders to return to Sebastopool where they will find further instructions from the Russian Government; on refusing to return force will bo used. A Russian despatch says that the Turk- ish army in Asia is totally disorganized, and many troops killed. Report not credited. The London Observer says: "Agents are their way to the United States to purchase ships" and ammunition for the Russians. In England there i.s much indignation against Prince Albert, particularly by the Independent papers, and the public voice protest that he is the tool of Russia, and Aberdeen under his influence stated to the British Cabinet that Russia, Austria and Germany matters are expected to come be- fore Parliament soon. the New Year's levee, the Emperor addressed the foreign ambassadors, hoping to be able to maintain thu relations subsisting between France and their gov- and assured the Ottoman ambas- sador of his good wishes, sympathy and ef- forts for Turkey. The Times correspond- ent reports Frenchmen ready for the Turkish Camp when required. Napo- leon deserts English alliance, and offers consent to French annexation of Belgium and Egypt, the Czar promising also to a- bandon'the Bourbon cause. The King of Belgium decreed the total stippression'of imports of Dutch coal until further notice._____________ Territory ol Nebraska. WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. Is Douglas asked permis- sion of the Senate to submit a report from tha Committee on Territories in relation to the Nebraska bill. The committee} have had their attention called to the Loutliern boun- dary of the Territory of Nebraska, as fixed by the bill already reported, which is on the line of 38 30. Their attention has been called by the chairman of the commit- tee on Indian Affairs to the fact that that boundary would divide the Cherokee coun- try J whereas, by taking the parallel of 37 deg. north latitude as the southern bounda- ry line would run between the Chero- k'ees and the OsagHS. We have concluded, therefore, to vary the southern boundary, in order not to divide the Cherokee nation by the terms of the bill. Then there are two delegates hero who have been elected by the people of that Ter- ritory. They are 'not legal delegates, of course, but they have been sent here as agents. They have petitioned us to make two Ter- ritories instead of one, dividing them by the 40th parallel of north Kansas and Nebraska Territories. Upon consult- ing with tho delegates from Iowa, I find that they think that their local interests, as well as the interests of the Territory, require that the proposed Territory of Nebraska should be divided into two territories, and the people ought to have two delegates. So far as I have been able to consult the Mis- souri delegation, they are of the same opin- ion. The committee, therefore, have con- cluded to recommend the division of the territory into two Territories, and also to change" tho boundary in tho manner I have described. We have prepared our amendment in the form of a substitute, to come in lieu of that which'we have already reported. We have also incorporated into it one or twp_ other amendments, which make the provisions of the bill upon other and more delicate ques- tions more clear and specific, so as to avoid all conflict of opinion. I propose to substi- tute this bill which I hold in my hand, for the one reported by the committee on terri- tories. I merely ask now that it may be printed, so tiiat Senators can see what it is. The motion to print was agreed to. jjtgi- Gen. Campbell, the Mexican boun- dary Commissioner, has arrived at Wash- ington. He has discharged his duties with- in the time specified, with less money than was intrusted to him, and has returned the balance. T P" "P JOTTRN'A T The N. Y. papers have lengthy obituary notices of Chester Jennings, long the proprietor of the City Hotel. He was first a waiter in th-it establishment, but by industry and-integrity, became a man-of wealth and influence. AMD i WeduesUny February 1, 1834. REMOVAL. I.ske Journal Office removed lu the buiW- iiip one duor frnm lhe corner of Seventh rfl. and Pniri.xylvnnis Avenue, and neit clurir lo Mr. JAS. Hoo.o's Giuccrvaml Provision store. i A-' whose Perilous adventure and supposed massacre in.the re- gion occupied by the Comanches, a year I or two ago, created so genera! aad painful an interest throughout the country, has just completed at Washington, the printing of report to the War Department respect- ing his geographical discoveries and his va- rious and important scientific observations. The Frnnclsco ol the A meeting of the committee having in in charge the fund collected to reward the San Francisco rescuers, held in New York, Saturday morning, when the treasurer announced that the total amount subsorib- NUWS. T BRITAIN. The Agitation in eon-- of Prince A IJJKHT'S alleged inter- ference in tho stems to be increasing. It in affirmed by tho boldest journals thai he is the tool of Russia, and that Lou! AIIKHDBKN follows ed in the citv and the follow- i suit. It is stated that tin" conferences of ing disposition made of it: the British Cabinet aie I'uily reported at To the of the Throe Bells, Kil- i die C mi its of St. IVtvrslwri; and Vienna. The' volume will consist of some 500 pages, Antartic, S'J.oOO each, and a gold iHU3trated with maps and engravings. medal and a silver pitcher or service. To each of the Mates and gold Election of U. 8. Senator. A bill has been introduced in the Assem- j Genural of the U. S. to the British govern- bly, the objuct of which is to authorize the i mullt for ml nrriingement by which pamph- prusent Legislature to elect a Senator in the j periodicals might be admitted into place of Hon. ISAAC'P. WALKER, whose tjle majj( anj conveyed" by British packets present term expires one year troin the 4th Panama and ports on the west of March next. The game is started by the coast of America. reasonable rates ies of Mr. WALKER, and is a ne- Of compensation. The Washington Star A POSTAL PROPOSITION med al. reposition was recently made bv the P. M. j '-I'" the Second Mates each and a 1 gold medal. To the petty officers each and gold enemn: medal. al. furious one. The plea put forth for taking tlh; prOpOSjtior. has been rejected, this unwarranted step is that the present j Courier dea Etata Legislature was elected without referei.ce to j _ To the seamen each and silver med- To the Captain of the Lucy Thompson a service ot' plate, value and a gull medal. To the officers and crew of the Lucy Thompson, each a gold medal, and sums varyin from to To Lieut. Murray, of the Navy, a service not capable of judging in selves, and are not to be worthy only of the Dark Age. It' the Leg- iilature is possessed of a tithe of the virtue at- j At- tributed to it by the coneoctors of this rep- j nK'r .---------------------__ rehensible scheme, they will defeat it with- j 0. Hinton, the great Qf out much ceremony i Ohio mail robber, has writoi from the Tha Madison correspondent of the Sandwich Islands to Judge McLean, be- Ifeu's, noticing this subject, pointedly re- seeching the latter to interest himself in his marks: That an attempt should be made behalf so that he may return home with by any considerable portion of the party safety. The General's haggard and deso- seeme'd so incredible when first spoken of h.te appearance is said to afford another as to be generally discredited. If the elec- i striking illustration of the truth that tion of a United States Senator is a matter way of the transgressor is hard." in which the people of the State have any interest, if it is an appointment upon which j thev should be consulted, and upon which they should pass in their selection of repre- j sentatives then most assuredly would any j attempt to elect a Senator contrary to the I existing laws, and the public expectation, Lm i be s. most wanton and unjustiiiable assiunp- tion on the part of this Legislature. There INSURANCE COMPANIES is not a man in either house who does not: The Genera! Mutual Insurance Company REMOVAL OF THE FLORIDA jv. Broome, of Florid. Brig. Gen. Johnson, nize his brigade at once, in pursuance of act of the lust Legislature providing fur if A resolution was adopted, that tho com- mittee would contiuo to receive contribu- t'ons to meet similar cases, to be applied by the Benevolent Life Saving Association. The committee was instructed to pay the rewards to the sailors, call a public meeting for the presentation of the testi- to the oflierji-s. The Common Council, Saturday, render- ed to Captain Crc'ujbtoii, the thanks of the boyish di'gnv of t' "tell-talu" is stint, and with a mong the  n regard -.0 pay all individually concerned, this liighiy i o-ssed assessed, to re-issue out- j Senatorial question, removal of the capitol, tant question, as to who shall be our repre- standing nsks, and leave n surplus .01 stock- sentativo in the United States Senate for the ensuinr' term of six has not been hoams. The ..Etna Insurance Company of Uticn, the of a ncw statt, prevailing on the subject of the hard speculation. farmers nre a deal of passed up.m by his constituur.ts, and that j N. Y., has issued a notice, stating that ow- wheat, particularly in the southern paitof on everv principle of a reureseutative gov- ing to numerous and severe losses during j the State. A "ortahty rng.ng .mong Representatives on New ted. his constituents when he assums to do an gen.ltes on the 24th ult., Mr. DOUGLAS act which they could never have contem- j kjij made the special order plated. And he, who in this case, assumes i of for Qtn itist., and to represent the popular sentiment of his j until it is dispos- distriet, may live long enough to learn that j O.j Op. to. such unwarranted nssumpliunswill not meet I with favor among the people. j JUSTICES OF THE bill "rela- I tive to the election and qnalitieation of jus- In recent debate in the House of j tjeos of lne passed the Assembly on 'i ork politics, in .jle 27th It provides that an justice refuses or neglects to qualify, cipated. the former, in stating the difference justjce nlny hold over till the next between a barnburner and an abolitionist in town meeting! at which time only elections the exact political be nrc] ]t- tlia justjce fojls to character of certain politicians in this Stale j runew a vacancy shall exist, to be fur instance, as Doty, Macy, and j by tjie Governor. their attendants. He said the difference is, j "that a "soft'' is a man who has never done DETAINED BV THE passen- iinything for the democratic party except for I ger trains between Lasalle and Biooming- his own personal advancement and ocgrar.- ton, last week, were detained on the track rlizement; bearing the rarne of democrat: from 37 to 48 hours by the snow and ice. er-n he is no more qualified to act upon tho last ninety days it for this matter, than if he had never been elec- it to meet its liabilities at present. He cannot be the representative of j THE NEBRASKA AND KAXSAS BILL. In the Sierra Nevada, and to lay out a rail- A parties fmt to which Messrs. WALSH and CUTTING parti- road, have reported that there is a practic- able pass thrtrfi. All the Pacific surveying parties have arrived. The Engineers speak well of the south- ern route. From Lower California we have dates to the 10th. and the accounts are contradicto ry. All agree, however, in saying that the Filibusters were beseiged by a party of 100 Mexicans in a house from the 5th to the 4th. when there being a cold rain a party of Filibusters attacked the chilled and drowsy besiegers, who iled leaving arms, horses, a brass field piece and their camp equipments. The Filibusters deny having robbed and pillaged the natives. It was expected that on the arrival of the Arista that they would immediately de- scend on San An-Corris. The Exports of sold, as manifested at lhe Custom for the year. fore, the Ottoman ling from new at- tacks by the naval forces of Russia, tho French'and English fleets have, received orders to enter the Black Sea. The circu- lar terminates by expressing tho hope thnt Russsia will not expose. Europe to new con- vulsions. The Government is dissatisfied with the. evasive conduct of Austria. Sweden and Denmark have addressed a joint circular to all the Courts of Europe, declaring that they have, in all events, de- termined to remain neutral. Prussia is to make a loan wherever they can get it. disbelieves in tliH prospects of peace, as is shown by the fact than an im- mediate five per cent, loan has been made by that government for The Russians aro penr.itted to pur- ehases within the Austrian frontier. Czar has obtained from the Church a loan of twenty-five millions of roubles. From the general tenor of European ad- vices, the conclusion is unavoidable that a general war is iinmini-nt. The law of Pro- gress demands that this arms r.f ojvil nnd religious opposition should be br-ken, nnd the'time seems''fully come.'' The contest between inborn and inbred prejudices and the emancipation of man must come sooner 01 later, and it is more than probable that the next two years will vindicate in Eu- rope, the inalienable rights of man. Hu- manely speaking, the United States cannot but sympathize with tho Commercially speaking, they cannot but- gain by Wisconsin._____ News- Irom the Plains. Independence, Mo. Jan-. 20. Tho Santa Fe mail arrived at noon to- day. The trip was made in 20 Business verv dull. Hon. Hugh N. Smith charges are to be preferred against Judge i COMPLIMENTARY, Booth, of HUBBELL soon. It is further stated that j the Free Democrat, writes that journal the of private enterprises. Already numerous bill's have been introduced to that W K Wilson__who is "mousing" about j following paragraph upon the personal ap- Gov. Barstow also recommends that the the Capito! unnoticed, and a mere "tool" for j peamnce of Gov. Barstow Legislature memorialize Congress upon_the more cunning but eqv Thev crossed the Colorado at Fort Yumn, near the mouth of the Gila. They travell- ed up the Gila to the mouth of tho San Pe- dro, up the San Pedro to Aubrey's to present them. It is said the charges re- late to offences alleged to have been com- mitted since the Judge's acquittal. If they are presented, the Legislature ought to dis- j g pose of them in the most summary manner The source from whence they emanate de- is j serves only contempt. DEATH OF MR. Alexander de Bodisco, the Russian his residence, in Georgetown. 22d ult. His remains were the tomb on the 25th, seemingly with ftvery mark of public and private respect due to the representative of a great nation. al ino luuiiuuii. iiw ..v idea that lie was so handsome a man. He one. It no only but is bad po- has a finelv formed lace, expressive hazel hoy, and anti-demorratic 3So bettor reawn ot to cor" their wav to California. on Mr. Abel" hnd within a few miles of Los They met- Lieut. Wm'pple with train of r; a crraceful an 1 affecrionate mouth, hair existe for making grants of lands to cor- Ihey met Lieut, vv n.pp.e a enough to 
                            

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