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Alton Weekly Courier (Newspaper) - June 4, 1852, Alton, Illinois r Centra tfenirai i S r ii i FRIDAY JUNE VOLUME IS PBBU8HEDZrEM KRIKAX BY SEO I BEOWH CIO T JOBS ItTCH V Ik of joo ad to op Club fit 15 or on Jl 00 KATES If ADVZRTISSC B 51 i CUM inwKioa Uiu ti CUM inwKi the a i wJQ he mmfle to itaSK ASD JOB JCo the i New Paper to the J3u0incss c WHOLEALE AND COMMBSIOS JLND FOEWABDD0 DEBOW t EiDBY bootj jind S UESUBE fc ASB BEIAIL deatera in oils patent wMow Md every thing in tieii line of Immiess ISAAC WHOLESALE DEALER in staple and fe TBriety na and Jamirtung goods WHlPPiE iTTHOtESALB AND RETAIL dealers in boots W dry clothi comer State and SETU A IIBKJIEr AM COCKBEiOB AT and Ifotaiy Fobbc and Comnugsioner tlie State 4t jaonri for taking Office on Seo BEA1EBS IN DBT BOOK AKD i ATTOBKET AJTO OODSSElOIl AT LAW ASD NOIAEY Office on GOODBICB fc ATTOBKEIB AND CODKSEWBS 13 ejected that the reasons vhicb induced tie misprise wiB be eet as well Halts cOanns to rapport of a i Fotnpirardsof has bcco without a Democratic BuH for several post no good roasotf why a properly conducted journal could not be es tablished and snccessfnUj The the snrroanding havebeen increasing in and com mercial Jn a degree unsurpassed in the history of any other in our tae time has am led when a respec table journal can bo supported and enabled to meld an influence coextcasne pith the the many reasons which have in duced as to engage in this the following ore the To provide the Democratic party of this section of the with1 ah of their through which the great cardinal prin ciples of Democracy may be and the rights and every Amer ican be he rich or placed on that broad platform of which justly the boast and of onr countryj ren ders it the of the oppressed of all na To provide f cnr and Mechanical through which the can obtain the latest re lablc information inregard to matters pertaining to their peculiar ant ihrongh they may give such in omation the of produce and will cure to the the and the man best marfceV as reward of their industry and preeminence in their various To provide a through the reader can obtain the latest of the day The of thaSaprcme Court are elected for atiho same time as ihe tHrcuit ofthe Circuit Courie and States Attorneys are electedfor four at the general November election consequently there willbejui election for Clerks of the Cir cuit Courts ami States k f Besides the Supremo and Circuit there is in each Couniy a the Judge of eleotedforfonr and has jurisdiction of probate and in connection with two Justices of the of County Appeals lie from the County to the CircmtCourt and from there to JT8IJOE OP THE KOI ART AM OEJfEBAL LAND OSoeorer tba store of JOHN ATTOKKEr AI Ollnt onedoorfrem ATTOEKET AND OOCXSELOK AT LAW Macoupia RTBIE k WH01ESA1B AND COMMISSION Jront and MARK P1ERSON ONE PBICE CASH SIOJSE MOREAK ft BEA1EES IS ATTOBKEY AKD COONSELOBAT AND JUSTICE OF THE PEACE i As a matter of information to our readers we would state that our firm is composed of the of Joik formerly of and JAMES formerl v a resident of this Of the excessive modesty for the paper trill be delusively under his con and he will Dealone responsible for all that FITCH has been well and andfavorahl mown for several as the enterprising and talented Editor of the CarrolttoriBan He will be the general saperintcnd ont of the CorjSSELOIl AT ASD JDSICB OF THE PEACE CHEST A 111 AIXOBSBIB AHB COnNSELOBS AT Maconpin DAVIS fc ATTORNETS AT AND 6ENBIIAL LAND AQEHT6 Office on t HEKRr ATTORNEYS AND CODSSELOBS AT AND GENERAL LAKD AGENTS POB THE STATE OF ILLINOIS Offioaon BARRY fc JOLESAIE AND RETAIL DEALERS in Paicni corner of Sec ond and TCKNEK SBOOKB TvEALEBS in U CowhmaketB and SoddlOT and ShMmatos to both foreign and by and when taken the do mestic will bo found urging the per fonnanee of the great duties we owe to our God and our and inculcating the ne cessity of observing practising those great moral render the possessor and a nation And though far from being the least of the reasons inducing steps havi we speak consider ourselves en titled we expect to iinake money by the opera tion the Supreme The election for Judges of County Courts will take place in No vember In addition to the foregoing a com jjetent number of Justices of the Peace are elected in each whose jurisdiction is too weffundersfood The Counties composing the first grand di frounrhicha Judge is to be elected on the 7th of are Galatin Wil Eich Jersey and Calhoun Judge TrumbuTl is a candidate for re dec op poibon but that fact should not make the community indifferent to the If Judge has hitherto discharged theduties of the office so satisfactorily to the public as to create a universal desire to have him con tinue in the it is greatly to his but it by no moans detracts from the respon sibility or importance of the arid every manshouldfeel deeply interested in the selcw tion of whoseiprovince in the last to pass finally iipori the the and the life of many of iis fellow by possibility even upon his own although it is not to be expect ed that the samenumber of votes will bepoll cd at an election when there are no opposing as case of a contest for the yet the people are called upon to show thatithey properly the office they are by at least going to the polls in respectable and their At Uie urgent solicitations of our J JMONDAY MAY of has at great personal sacrificeto his to serve Madison countyin the at the ensuing special session and to allwhoknowhim and whom therein Madison connty that does not know BOCK MASTER9 every ossurcnce is from his well known character for energy and persovo order of talent and extensive ac quaintance over tho that the interests of our ownmagmficent State will be protect and her honor in safe Terre Haute aidAlton It the highest gratification we are enabled toannounce the con firmation by the Tjoard of at their meeting here of the contract con ditionally entered into by of he JliraooN ahi The contractors aremen of wealth and ei and f oEy able comply with the ontract they have their who is weU and favorably this for sever al years the able Operator and Manager of the OEeffly Telegraph Line from ioais to He will attend to tho Telegiaph ic the and the As the public may rest assured thateverything with the department will begot up in proper the editor will daf and speak for s Ei DIMMOCK ti WHOLESALE DEALEBS DT BOOTS ASB South aide Alum B1 OOS Blank Book Chestaat StLouis it T50BNEI pMlica in Misonri and D TOPPING te IMPOBIEKS AKD Dradcn to of Foreign and American ITanIware uA CHARLES TOTABY OSoe at 4 IcBiroooo DEA1EK K Mfiioia Secmii BAOUEEBEAN ABTI6T in Ox aBthi late er of up W ASI K522H2SJ iscbool and blank 1 i losireu I marow invite tho attention of our read o the communication in todays fro our esteemed correspondent of Uellvill We ehall be pleased to hear from him freque and canassure conci him in believing that the want of harm ny between the the two loea has operated to a considerable extent preventing that proper understanding whi should exist as to the interests and desires We thank for the good feeling he mam fests in our assuring him that the interestsof Bellevill her six thousand heavy tax will receive 3 unms that her the her industrious and cntc and increasing importance d Judicial Tho first regular judicial election since th organization of the State Government und the present takes place on t3 first Monday of June for a Judge of th Supremo Court from the 1st Grand Division As manypersons arc not familiar with judicial we will briefly state State is divided into three Grand B from each of one Judge of th Supreme Court is elected for the period o nine Thethree Judges conirtifratoth Supreme Court of the and hold one term of the Court annually m Thi ex erases appellate jurisdiction except in certain specified The constitution pro vided that after the first election of Judges wTmhtooV place in the oJ fice of one of the Judges should fce vacated in three yearsj of in six years and m nine years J to bo decided by so that one of the after the first should bo elected every three In the dramas which tookplaco Judge TrambnH of the first division drew tho term of tfouoycare Judge Caton in the third um term of BIX and Judge of the second division the term of nine the Trith isltcensuggcUedj of remot ing the election oUadges as far as practicable from partisan political fixed the tame of their Section at a different period from ap pomteclfor the election of other The both of the Supreme and Courts are appointed by the constatu tabs held on the first Monday of clechonforotber officers oc ean en theTuesday next after the first Man Judges are elected by tho voters f which there are Theyhoidtheirofficesfor fiif for Badges of tte Cifiut coarte place ia fee18 T e Court w all are guarrantees speedy build ing of this great thoroughfare through nois is v We learn from the greatest satisfaction jjrevails among peo ple on the line of theroadj and every faciUtyin their power will be afforded to the company contractors for the early commenuement of the It is principally to the untiring energy and perseverance of Pres ident of the that this anxiously hoped for event has been and insodoinghe merits the people of and of all taken an interest in Illinois V Alton Sangamoii are informed by the en this railroady that it is expected thatthc track wiU bo laid this Wet to Md coupn about 27 miles The gjadhig of the whole line now BO far compleieas to enable the contractor to push the tracklayiug to The parties at work have now nd and the worl with all thcforco they can Thograd ing at Lick miles southof Spring which is thsr heaviest job on the line above been on night and day the and it is believed that no delay that that point workwiB be The whole of one of tho delegates to the Democratic Convention left this city on Fri day morning last for We regret that L PAESOXS Esqtho other delegate from this is unahie to attend on account of business COCKIER Jon OFFICE fitted up a Job Office of entire new and em bracing almost every style used in job that are manufac we feel confident in that our office is second to none in the per forming every description of job that be and work We shall employ tho most com petent and skillful and those of our citizens wishing anything in our may rely upon the and cheapness of the Courier Job DUE NEW is our if always to give honor unto whom honor is due We do so in stating that the beautiful Type upon which tins is the job of our from the extensive Type Foundry of A Ladew i Co of used in our sheet is castby from theirlatest new Scotch which the have re cently imported from Scotland at great ex pense far superiorin point of clear ness and of to any other manufactured in this are generous and accommodating in and spare no exertions to serve their Of their energy in it will suffice to that the whole rials of our with but a very trifling ex was furnished by four days after the receipt of our Y ALTON PIJISKKO AD j are glad to see that Upper is up and From all we can learn the road has ncycr been of that advantage nominal amount would lead the public to expectir The gentlemen trho have been appointed to act for the citizens in that matter are energetic and and we hope soou to bo an nounce that the building of Plank Roads leading to Upper is in successful pro as a Few places possess advantages eqasl to this for a The city is its citizens and distinguished for the unanimity and zeal with which they en gage in all enterprises calculated to promote the prosperity of the fho welfare of ita Churches of all tho leading denominations in the arc to bo found well public schools are 10 a flourishing and the moral tone and sentiment of the people arc not behind those of any place of its size in New Its location banks of the Bippi which is navigable to this point at all times when boats can reach Louii in fact we may eay at all reasons of the yea makes it comparatively easy of at but so soon as the JQton jiad San and the Alton and Torre Haute rail roatls are completcdjit can bo reachedwith the greatest facility all partsof the at all In tho vicinity of about foor nules is the Mbnticello Female one of the TCTJT best female institutions in the United It is delightfully situa ted in tho midst of a most beautiful which is highly The Seminary which through the munificence of Captain BEXJAMIS GobFHEYyto whom tho people of this section of owe a vast debt of calculated to accomodate about one hundred young and is constantly filledto its utmost At Upper about miles from the is Shnrtieff an institution of very respectable and at this time in a flourishing The country in the immediate vicinity of Alton is and the cifrj itself is built in the midst of hills and eo that the whole place cannot be seen from any one Hence persons passing on or who only stop near the are apt to avid For For John Circuit James County To communications on our table we for insertioiria the Wo know nothing of their excepting thai they are not accompanied bytheauthors and wo would now state for the infor mation ot that under no circumstances will Any communicationappenr in our boexonunecl with tho VJBW of publica accompanied by the authors name or handed In by some responsible If those desirous of appearing through our col have not sufficient confidence in us to give their names to our safe we wish them to want of conSdence is make jstftte cot in any connection withtho commu nications now on our except as they have induced the necessity of making our in variable rule We arc under obligations to two young ladies of our Monticel lo for the elegant and beautifully arranged BOQCET sent us on Satutdiy May onr fair friends in their journej throagh hf cQnstantly surrounded with the swecteat and rarest and may thorns never inter to cause a WouldIt not be ur citizens Road Upper ill bcthe first to move matter MayMtbjl Editor of the In saying in your prospectus the CoiS that thcneeessity of a Democratic pi per in Alton has longbctin you hadjrl presuniCj reference merely to the wiehea arid feelings of theAlton 1 begjeiive to assure that see a paper published at devotedTfo demo craticprinciples and the success demo cratic party has long among the democracy of e sections of the from very inadequate ideaji of the business and extent of the No portion of either Middletown themost delight ful portions of the city and where many of the best improved places are arc to be from either of these To obtain anything lite a correct view of the estent of the a person should ascend the bluffnorth of the of the many elevated points around from which can see a large jyr tion of the city and hare a most mag nificent view of the river for many Hitherto there has teen but feiv pleasant rides out of AIton3 by the construc tion ofthe plankroad up the leading back into the country and past the people are being furnished pleas ant and agreeable way of riding out of Indeed we scarcely know of a more beauti ful andpicturesquo road for the satuo dis than that over the plank road from the city to the Buck All we know of no east or to be preferred to Alton as a residence for families as well as for b Statej tj Sir3 that the enterprise in observe thanames of our worthy and talented fellow Jos Gn and LEVI DAVIS are mentioned m several of the Whig papers of this as provable candidates on tha Whig ticket j the former for and tho for Secretary of State are both eminently ified forthe discharge of the duties of tho offices nnd if their political princi ples were only as bound as their business qual and high moral could support them with it we would regret to see two of our best citizens put up to be in the am hope of The Louis and Chicago Telegraph is now undergoing thorough and throughthe of our friend the gentlemanly operator and manager at and operator and manager we expect to be advised of tho latest news from all v JUNE L aale of Canal lands Li e on thelth worth of ETBEK of this have purchased tho hdli of the Lucy Bertramfor the purpose of placing it at the to be used 03 o coal from which to supply These gentlemen are engagedin cstensire coal mining having one of the best veins of ooal In a company has been for the and ianowproceed ing to build a Dry It will bo large enough to accommodate thelargestPropellers and Sail vessels now on the States in session at adjourned oneday last on account of tho death of one of the chil dren of Judge rbadyfortho the piding from GarliariUe to except sloping afew be done cars the will bo fin ishcU nest The arc laying their permanent track through the claycutgnoar Walicd broken stone two feet whi decpditclies on each si road very ctuilding at this place are te3 and finished m the mostpVfectmanner 3 he freight cars are acknowledg conversant with such ti Etrength and perfect workninnshi from the most distinguish in Sew are elegant in iheir lerfectjn their the miten respect of the first and their cqaol to the best machines made Tne tics are of the best qualities of red and of i ery largo averaging than ten inches broad by su inches in The engine and water stations m auilt are convenient in and present a and tho design for the stations and othof wbicharemrapid as to promise us buildings which will be or atncntsto both Wo cannot resist 10 inclination to congratulate oar readers on tha highly favorable prospects which tho speedy completion of this and the com icncement of tho Alton Torre Hauto rail oad opens for a large increase in the busi ess and general prosperity of tho city and We havo made tho most strenuous submitted to painful aqd now we see the faint glimmer of ap iroaching One more effort and wo sliall eahze that our labor is not in neither has onr strength been taxed without iis lagit maie resulti which you are about to embark with a view of realizing what has thus been devoutly wish will be heartily seconded and amply sustained by the people of your as acfe sideratumin thecharacter and commercial importance of the place and Ihope it may be backedby a bonajide advance pacing sub of one or the other of its by every one of that true and unyieldjng phalanx democratic voters of Let the democracy of the surrounding coun join in and form clubs for the Week ly and thus show that they appreci ate the and are willing to remunerate those who buckle on the armor of the demo cratic and take their post in the strong holds of inyorip be sides a candid reyicvr of all subjects properly within the the of the will btfrt more partic ularly devoted to the strenuous advocacy of a sound StatS Policv in relation to internal thrpngh the of our own towns and cities wiUbp built tho jrodoets of our State secured from foreign JDminissions and taxation j her great natural and made to yield tothe producer the alarge and steadily increasing Thia subject of State is one in regard to which unfortunately m nioro than there been no little between of and those of a review of all tho and a careful of things as they now or as thuy IUH e stood and arc now I am forced to the that of harmony of ac in regard to railroad bj the citizens of the two has been chiefiv owing to a want of each what the other desired in the prem ses The attempt on thcpirt of some pompous nd selfish whig make whig55 Cap both aa respects its quality and tbe bonor of bein They expect a large proportion of the coal required for manufacturing as well aa steamers pass ing up and down the riv They have entered into a contrat with the Keokuk Packet of to supply their boats with 500 bushelsper The prico is understood to be much less than it can be in The depot for the city trade3 is to be immediately erected on the Southeast corner of Block immediately in rear of the Piasa The Hotel is to be sold this The location is a good and the business might be made very The terms of sale are 6 and 12 the purchaser giving and approved securi with a mortgage upon the Central Committee Mis has nominated JAMES WINSTON of Ben ton county in that as the Whig candi date for DONIFIUN declined The Coming theflrsttiineia several Whigs of Illinois are organizing their forces for a e have several fierce contest at the next elcctionj and although we Have no apprehensions for the we have an abiding that the principles of the Democracy founded as they on tho auto basis of right and justice must eventual ly triumph among all intelligent it may bo in view of the approaching tc look back a few years at tha his tory of parties in this lest the Demo cratic party by being over sanguine shook suffer their opponents to gain a temporary In 18383 the candidates were Thomas and Cyrus The former had always beau a anc consistent justly ed as aman of the strictest integrity and Thelatterstood high in the esteem of the Whig and unblem ished The contest was consid ered und bota parties brought oul their Carlin waa elected by In theTVhigs of as indeed throughout the whole taking advan tageof tho temporaryembararasement under which thecountry was then made a desperate effort for in anforf unatelyj thej were but too successful in the country though rremained true to her iutegritrj and wasone of the few States not led astray by excitement of that hard cider campaign The Democrats curried the Thssalutary rebuke administered to tha Whig party by the people of this State at that had the eSect to dampen their and indeed it may be said that they have fought without and scarcelymada an organized effort from that daj to no that with all their zeal if they could not carry the SUto in it would be useless to inako the attemptafter wards They presented can didates for most of tho important offices at every election as is without much hope of At electi on in Thomas Lord elected governor by over Joseph Duncan the Whig at the election in Polk received niore votes than The majority for French in was and in he waa reelected under the new without The vote in this State for in was as dG321 j Since great contest of the popu lation of the State has more than and the Whigsare flattering themselves that by increase of they now some chance for We notice that they are holding meetings various parts areto have a j State Convention aome time in apparent that intend push for the supremacy at Un and in view of what they are be dently predict that our moslsnignina ad tioipationj wiD not outstrip location alfae Ionia and Vtaseaast far as and eigiitto ta ioles of We ffle Stpubhcm Of that the Board of Directors of this raid havo in session for two days in and have finaUylocatefl tfid road ag far aa Sa in Mknoa The largo oat of thirteen Directors being Belleville the voting to What will the people of Belleville Thcy have hoped for a change in in the and without tfceir assistance probably the charfer never cnulj have been tho Bepublicau says the location has been tt most auaute and of tip connry over which it war expected thffroinr would and it oaght to bo satisfactory to all TEe route ia derrioetl That tae line commencing at a point 270 feet south SO degrees west of the sootli wes corner of the western abutment of across Cahokia m run ning nearly passing south of tbitvaK Icy of tho Little Canteen of four to the Kidge Praine thence in aonthcasterly direction to a point neat Leb in St Clatr cnuntr thence nearly dug to apoiirtriear tv thence nearly due esat to tho Kaskuslua ptiver ngir tha town of Carlylej to said county of CHnton J thencs in the same direc tion to a point at oc ceor the town of in thl county of and is adontel as the location of theOhio and Mississippi in tKc State of from the town of to tha point above HOLLOWELL of this county pres ented us on Saturday with tha largest finest had the seeing or cymiiithis rardcn of all thjt is choice in Their size we vrcrc afraid to they Thcfiavorwas Mr noHowell exhibits certaialy great their v rDzAE starting arictv uaily UernbcraUc Fpapcr In and I nave not yet had tSe pleasure of learning the new 1 take great pleasure in welcoming into fieM To the friends of your Jpor tioa of the and indeed to thevrholiii of tho fact of new papcrbemg eswb lisheU on a permanent and by aman of capital and is a of no inconsiderable It speaki ttt onejr of the growing importance ofjour beloved andasaa earnest of the increasing and prosnerity of her ThC friends of the fidence that it will be conducted with abilitv tone will be assumed that will raise oar public press in the oC tail rest of It mav to your readers to occasioaaDy get line from aadl shall be i may pasa The iron bands which dav conies to be up and doing J by are extending themselves over out no ingin the two places to shakehands and min Eeal Estate BLAXCILUIPS sale ot a portion of theMou property came off on the on Sat urday The sale was numerously at and the tracts sold The prop erty is situated near the Back and at the intersection of the Jersey Plank with the State road to and is something pver miles from the It had been divided small and bidding was quitch If this sale be taken as a criterion of some of the results of our railrpid and plankroad enterprises are already Two years a property in the samo hcighbotbood would not have brought ovortwenty or twentyfive dol lars an TTe are indebted BIAK the for the state ment of the sale To the gentlemanly and accommodating Clerk of the fine steamer Am we are under obligations for late Chi cago and Pcoria o are indebted to SPBCASCE who arrived here for late Chicago and Illinois river Over barrels of arc ship ped from Alton every and the business is steadily ital out of that called opposition to the towns of our been a leading cause in producing discussion and variance of TICWS on the general question of railroad between the public men of the two localities Wug ed you are great on the one idea Having no welldefined chart jriiich to in their party thy iunce npon any real or imagined collateral bhc with the hope ofbeingthcrc to ride into the arena of public ie ensuing special session of our ill act on measures which huve aocorj this much mooted question of true and it is in view of that fact thai the commencement of a nctr jonrna at most opportune Tho Courier can comCjinto pre vious projitliees and void of old uac take a liberal and comprehensive viCvy of things can present and advocate that conrseoFjoliej it shallguard Acre OTO100 t oaioor 91100 1 1 02100 52100 1 SS100 1 1 i 1 1 30 102SO US 50 100 or I0 105 90 i 1 31100 91100 9 5 11100 87100 24 5 25 1 53100 22 100 47100 1 33100 lor i 2M 165 120 400 125 2M J21 100 82s 200 157 10 233 Editor of the Courier For the last six I liave been obli ged to visit New Kew Now Louisiana and among the great variety ot people I have mot and with whom I have conversed on the subject our next too much to rely upon this strength and re maininactive and disorganized till our foes are marshalled ready for tho The Democrats have it is selected their candidates for State but to insure some thing more is necessary than s mere selection of the per sons to be voted 1 think I can s subject lay the opinion it f ElECTION OF VO a in the County of should boar in ind that vacan juthe House of Representatives oecasion bythercsignation of SsisofGBBWABDS d shoold dl bear it so strongly m at au prosperity of ana the protection of her people from i3gn si the State foreign as section of the Stitefroni the agCTaadiseacnt of Astlie CoanVttiUnodoubtobtainolarge and widespreadWcalation inihe mostpop uldiis pirt of the I should bo with your at out earl to ircsent through itgoluran9 some frank and iandid remarks expknatory of the the and tho wiAes of the six thousand inhabitants of and thb payers of State Taxes on over no millions of dollars assessed A PacecEssa a few days a young fedj eighteen years granddaughter SQIT Zealand was arrosted and tried iff larceny in the Municipal Her fine wns paid by Of royalty sent to school to learn raen si aSt up to the polls and cast their for faultfinder is A jErn A following communication from G of Paddocks and J L Esq of we find in tbi Madison Record of tho 20th Editor of the Madison Some person or persons to mo unknown have mado a call in jour paper of the 19th to become acanJidatefor thoLeg I cannot and wish it to no understood that I do intend to become a candidate for nnyoffico in has been expressed by wbigs and that Judge Llouglas of Illinois would poll the largest vote of cither one of tho candidates of the democratic The Little Giant of the has secured for himself a popu larity among the people jjeucrally that no one has ever attained to at his time of life in this The delegates from Louisiana with whom I conversed on the splendid steamer just on tho way from Xew Orleans to Baltimore go preparea to cost otcsfor Young who is feared more by the than all the old by in the Whether the Convention of Balti more will have the sagacity to Bag for Illinois chosen time will soon YT T To OCR We briclly announce to either now or at any time Truly Editors of the Madison Record As there has been much said about my be ing a candidate for tho legislaturo at the nest to set that matter nt please say m your paper that I am not aor will be a L Marine May ST Louis connty Whig convention whichas sembled ntManchostor in that county on Sat urday mado thefolkwinj nominations For of Loaisj Warrtek of For our friends and all those interested in tho that a change has effected with rcgardto its which take ef fect from this The editor and this having engaged in a in connection with the entire manage ment and control of tho Banner will devolve upon a younger A Fitchi having been in since it was first and being well ac luainted with the TIG feel confident ittho establishment will be nbly conducted Alton and Terre Uantc Notwithstanding tho almost to has been mani fested by the enemies of the Terre Haute and Alton it ianow certain that a con tract has been made by the President of tlic for the constvuction of the whole line of said within three upon most favorable That the contract has been submitted to and approved tty the Board of at their late meet ing this cityj that the contractors are stockholders in the arc gentlemen ofgreat in works of his of the highest pos sessing ample ability their eon tract and that the bccompjctcd within the1tiia2 Specified by the All these thingsmay now be repardu3 as fis etl should any surpriae bQmaax fcstctl nt all except on tho part of those who having see not road traversesthe whole breadth of onr through ohebf it most fertile and densely settled It connects at Trre ITuuto with tho great tcrmina tiijg and a direct com between the great Atlantic cities and tbe Mississippi conipletctU j jasscngcrs canbe transported from thy city of New York Alton and Saint in fortyeight terminates point on the where it can never structed or affected by the inundations which gle in each others aa easily us years since it would have and I to mcec iTHeads at what rapid strides our country is progressing toward that destiny marked out for her by thy hand of With wonder astouUoment docs ere over tirao that since Edmtind iu the spoke growtng uontinantrand short of the reality did even his prophetic vision f when the great curtain future raised beiorchis us looked dowii the of pointed ont the destinies of the then of Bnt great as has been the progress conntrVj vastaj has tic eSbrts which have already placet the nations the splendid as have beca the achievments on field of battle on the in the council kit our anil in how infinitely greater than the past U the glorious f uturu which upun Already the noblft so fitly chnsca for percned npon the loftiest peak of the Rocky fans with wing the waves or1 the and with the other winnows of the Pacific May its 011 wings that never until neath its ample state after state the and the lessons of frccdiu have been taught in every In view of the iinportunce now and of the vastly iucreoseil importanirc to attained by our the publisher editor of a paper like one you will find lumsclt engaged in no mat ters of childs The power will fxdrt will bo You will daily visit the mcrehitnt at the winitK the lawyer in his and tho furroorafter the toils of TouwSI enter the family circle and into the breasts the young and iy it be saitt of your with a that KcrObaJI tlio Uiiairrtl by influence ami unbrib palnot her gloriom LAW Thomas S Norman oi3cily Michael of AUcni of Tames qua thai Tho former political course ofthe as exponent of Democratic principles and will be rigidly adhered the strive in every possible manner toren Icr it a paper worthy of general In thus withdrawing in a mciisure from public position in we have many heartfelt to to mariv ho have supportcJ us through much opposi and in m in pe though scathed by manjstorni wo are still lighthe irted and and not at all like the Poets fcugcd who AVopl oer hiV arid tales iif son ow Tor we disregard all that has been unpleas for a guide in nnd only look upon the bright side It oar friends are andwecanfeel thitourcx ertions hive bo n benoficil thira we sh ill rest never regret thai over four of our anil and wo may have beon spent m OUT Greene County Banner We sco t stated that have proved so disastrous to the American Bottom and from produce can b shipped all seasons of thcv year But above the completion of this road as it is upon an enlightened and soum secures a guarantee that no rivul roat or be by our Legislature Too much credit cannot be to for his persevetnnie and energy ia what he has accomplished at the sams inuch is due to the sagacity oJ tho Eastern who snw and under stood all thwe the immense ad vantage and thy It i not at all that acontract should have been attained in sucan short for the construction of this So much for what has beendone afor the Iy been admitted into the Indiana Hpsprtal for ivhosoinsjwifcj wis This maniatsbecom IDS about to the numts of as no jirojtlietic vision to sec thu ef fects which this in connect I oa inUt the Vlton and Railroad now ncurly completoil is to h ivc upon our future pcntv Ujtafci ml w c a cHv wbicli will credit npou that pol has fostered and protected her infant growth Those who kfteen years l jt St md with what npiditj towns are bmlt m thid un der the fostering inSucncc of liammcrccj mil lv what as i cihj nre dcs to bej when tho xiat tide CimeJ thcse KailroidSj Jbc conccntratod and poured into oar lap Lot ra then proper cense the mportnncc o sitTon and deshnj From the i oC the ciU of Alton 13 upward and on thcanroct conunj prosperity gilding the and however sau puinc may bo as to tha future we confi nested with rise and irhich from time may he irorthy vour and mr All thesejt willgivi me pleasure to and in so or set down aught in Vou poUticil information from J of the my information Jn inatters of politics is Tery at east so far as the wire working tronsactions curtain arc last f 1 have paid but little more attention A tica to depOtitniy vote at day of So fur I can judgcj v Democratic party are united in the of Mattesoni and Trill pvc him Judge Koernor sound jnArijarid everyway worthy of given him by his friendsCTits Wlitgii1 irft rallyingwith a determination to giriy their opponents a vou raiiatbarnLSh up ybur rii y ntl in The northern portion of he Whigs of Illinois will give a icarty suppbrtj should ho couTiiftyour will enter the itit h banner ot 0auguss Svinp The I tHc Ciint is Ie looked noon with prul he thex Democrats or Whigs So I TrhicU whilom vns so and made them elyes aa n well as 1C K 1 when ho showed up wlmIi on ftw manure tho eSbrta of a few ;