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Biddeford Union and Eastern Journal (Newspaper) - November 17, 1854, Biddeford, MaineFriday morning Noy. 17, 54 Massachusetts election. To election in Massachusetts fur state officer did members of Oon Grem. Held on monday last Hue astonished almost everybody even the know to things thew lives flu have male a clean sweep appear to he jul priced at the extent and completeness of their Victory. Ahot the candidates la a to ogre Aupp noted by them or. Gardner to Weir candidate for governor and nearly every member of the legislature put up by them have been elected Gardner a majority Over All is 22,000, and every Woodier of the Senate elected Are know nothing or had tie support of the order. Six Strait to it it White and one old Lino Democrat Only Are Elee de to the House All the rest arc know null Tias. Boston elected 44 know nothing a Ond the entire delegation from a it we a Worcester Lawrence and a Thor Large Dales and towns arc know nothing a. To should judge from the Complete wreck there Seema to be of All the old parties that Massachusetts was an inciting Reid for Tho Hon. Francis Granger o new York to enter and try his hand in reconstructing the old parties. Perhaps he Hud better let new York lie Falow a Short time and turn his t attention to Massachusetts. While we arc Home what surprised at the completeness of the rout of the old organisations to cannot say that a it a has anything Token place which should require the Purchase of mourning Robes. All the congressmen elected Are anti Nehr ska to Tho Hack Bone and some have Back Bone in 1 Tii a we Trust the governor elect whatever May Hare been his antecedents is right now on the great questions of Freedom and Temperance and plod god to carry out whole a some reforms and tin legislature elect u said to be strongly Maine Law us Well As being sound on the slavery question. Whatever others May do we shall not sit Down and cry because our brother whigs in Massachusetts Aro Boatin. To have Oil along had a kind of presentiment that they would be As n sort of punishment for their Wunt of conciliatory conduct towards those who substantially agreed with them on important questions and for certain acts of very question Alde propriety Dene As Long ago As 18�0, and recut of in 1852 perhaps b id they adopted Tho course Pur sued by the whigs of the Western states and in this state they would Honvo found it judicious. However Boston politic is whether whig or Democrat must live and Loarn like other people and the present re suit May teach them a lesson which hereafter May be Worth something to them. To copy from the Portland advertiser the Ful lowing of ending of it other election tables showing the state of the Votto Given. A a the i ton Post says that on the Day of Tho election there Quot was All sorts of a storm and More political wrecks than have born seen before for Many years a we think that sums of the Boston politician and by i ton editors who were lavish in their us vote to Ilia whigs of Maine May lie convinced by the result of their elect on that to adopted the Only policy which could have insured Success. If the whigs of Massu-1 Chu Vetts Hud adopted a similar policy they might have carried everything. As it is. Lii a have gained nothing except a Tine of a Pori Unity for meditation. The following Are Tho members of con Gross elected in is lot 1. Robert r. Hull of Plymouth whig know nothing. Quot 2. James Bullington of fall River whig know nothing. K s. We. It Damrell of Dedham free soil kno nothing. 4. L. B. Comins of Llo Bury free soil know nothing. S. Anson Burlingame of comb Ridge Fth o soil know nothing. 0. Timothy Davis of Gloucester Democrat know nothing. 7. N. P. Lemk dr., of Wujs Iliavi Dorn , know nothing. 8. Chuncy l. Knapp of Lowell free of l. Know nothing. A a. Alexander Dewitt of Worcester free soil. Know nothing. 10. Henry Morris of Springfield whig know no Elbing. 12. Mark Trafton of Westfield free Juil know nothing. Grunor vote. Gardner 0,40fl Washburn 26,640 Bishop 13,410 Wilson 6,643 scattering 1,098 naw advert stunt. Our advertising m Uter this week exceeds its usual limits and some Whit encroaches upon the space to intend generally to devote to Reading of a miscellaneous character. Our readers to Presuhn Quot in View of this Stroik of Luck of ours which to say to them in Conli Donee does not come amiss will not complain of this borrowing from our news column. The re will be a time before Long when we shall Umeke ample among the advertisements will lie found one from our old Friend and Patron George w. Warren a co., of Boston whose extensive Stock merits attention others irom the u a a inn of Boyd a Storr Saco who Are going largely into the und Corn business notice of u House and lot for Suo. One of the most eligible situations in town musical instruments by k. M. Hobbs notice of the Saco athe cum Corn for Sale by John Gilpatrick and a Lurge number of probate notices und other legs advertising. New York elections. Every one of the members elected to Congress firn new York 33 i nil uie opposed to the Nebraska swindle 26 Are whig and 6 demo cats opposed to the administration elected with whig and Republican vote Ami 1 soil shelled Democrat. The legislature is largely whig and said to lie in favor of Seward for u. S. Senator. If it should turn out that Clark is elected governor the result would be still More satisfactory. Jit or Freedom we have received from Wakarusa Kansas territory Tho first Nui Uhr of a Lurge and Well conducted paper entitled a a the Kansas Herald of Freedom and Independent weekly newspaper devoted to Freedom and the interests of Kansas territory it is published by g. W. Lbrown a co. L7�?o Rev. T. Ii. Miller of Portsmouth has prepared a lecture in the Lite and diameter of Kev. Joshua Moody tie first minister of Portsmouth which he Lias delivered in various places und which is highly commended by those who Liuvao heard it. Gov. Dutton in prohibitory Law. The St if englander a quarterly religious Magazine contains an article train the pen of governor Dutton of Connecticut on prohibitory Law. We make the following extracts i we have not a Shadow of doubt but that the total prohibition of this kind of traffic comes within tie legitimate sphere or legis Ulion. No one Cun doubt for a Uio Mont that a Gregery is a nuisance. It is in Jirou to the Community in its Vicinity us a pest House would to. It is As destructive to the morals As a Bawdy House or a gambling Saloon. Why then should it not he abated by Law As Well us Tho a establishment 1 but the outcry is raised that men Are not compelled to buy Ordi Ink and that they ought to do is they please in this respect and yet Are prohibited imm doing us they Slease in other matters fur less injurious o Man would be obliged to buy Iotte by tickets if flaming advertisement were stuck up on Sofery Corner d Duding and tempting a the week Tai tiled and incautious to waste their earning and leave themselves or their families destitute of the Access tries it life. Why has not Aman As Good n right to buy u lottery ticket us u Glass of liquor ? the ticket will Only strip him of his Money. Tote liquor will deprive him not Only of his Money but of liar actor health and j life. Yet no one complains of any infringement of Liberty in not being permitted to buy of cry tickets Noi is there sympathy for a lot Lery ticket vender for being up in his bus next a. The governor does not hesitate t1 Sanction a Law making gift enterprises highly penal yet his conscientious scruples compel him to veto s Bill impressing a business 1 in new York which is Oon inn try filling to i overflowing the almshouses and the prisons. 1 what consistency one of objects 1 of legislation always has been und us ways a ought to it a. To protect men against the con milling influences of their own appetites and passions when excited by temptations a resented by the cupidity of the fellow men. Be rejoice that the legislature of connect Cut have fearlessly asserted this Sulu Tury principle. The Law itself of the most uncompromising i character it cams Tho War in o the enemy scamp h proceeds both by assault and i by siege. The Law first very properly Insko All sal�8 of spirituous and in of a eating la quor a except ins particular Way and for other purposes than As a beverage unlawful a t prohibits absolutely and under All circumstances tie traffic in such liquor is a business for the purpose of making gain. The remedy is applied directly to the cause of tie mischief. The Law is Notan abstraction. Ii is eminently practical. It does not proceed on the Assumption that i he Sale of liquors is a sin per. Without regard to its crawl Quenola. It finds merely that the traffic is pernicious and therefore prohibits i Dpra Kun of the Connecticut Law lie says a a another valuable enactment in the that which authorises an officer to take the testimony of a drunkard whenever he recovers he senses enough to Tes Ify. Hitherto Gross callers have Emited their victims into their secret Den and deprived them of their Money and then turned them oat upon the common to lie in the common or to die according to the strength of the doses which have been administered. But hereafter this will he hazardous Ops ration / the drunkard lifter he has recovered Hie sense can take his Choice either to go to Kil himself or let the author of his Degrutt Floo do it. The Fiok proofed Tnge Wilebs rather unpalatable to the1 prisoner Tbs a to the poisoned we to Fink it will be almost As Elf actual to prevent Sooh Selling As the provision regarding searches and seizures. After alluding to the important prov Bias of the Law he Cluard Ilia a a of lie at a loss to coot in How anything South Berwick Murdek. The examination of William 11. Smith charged with tie incur Der of Charlen f. Brewster was concluded at South Berwick on Friday last. The circumstances against him very Strung one of which was the finding of browser a Wallet in the room occupied by Smith at his boarding House in South Berwick. The Mother also identified the clothing and other articles found in Smiths poses Siun is belonging to her son. The prisoner was fully committed to Tuke his trial at Tho january term of the Superior court it Alfred. Fifteen witnesses were present who were not examined. France and soul. The evening Post thinks or. Souled sex aulsion from Fiance n personal and not an official matter. The Tribune i Hicks the reverse and is for pitching into i orig Napoleon. It says if any of our citizens have been abused let their cause lie duly attended to but Here our government is the sufferer Ami is humiliated in the eyes of All Europe. May it prove Ruelf worthy of tin emergency. The Boston Post there is no cause for War but that a something must be the Washington correspondent of then York journal of Commerce telegraphs is follows the French difficulty assumes a serious aspect. Official advices Weie received by the government yesterday. The rein on Shance of messes. Mason and Buchanan i was rudely repulsed. In ult was App i cantly designed and premeditated. A a a it is not yet known who is elected governor of new York but the probabilities Are jul favor of Seymour. The vote is so close that we have to await the official count before knowing to n certainty. The Albany evening journal classifies the new York Assembly thus whigs 82, democrats of All shades 41, Independent 6. A Clear whig majority of 36 Over everything. Louisville nov. 15. Bristow whig is elected to a tigress in the 2d District of this state to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of prepay Ewing. Another secret society. We Haye received in letter from Missouri stating that a secret organization exists in All the upper countries of that slate the object of which is to carry slavery into Kan Zas at Alt hazards. Men Are pledged to re Piir to that territory Oil the night piece my tie election present themselves at the Ells the next Day and Caa their suffrage slavery and its candidate. The society is said to number several thousand member already. Senator at Clinson liar the credit of originating it and the Rev. Thomas Johnson late Delegate in congram from Nebraska is employing it to foist himself into the same position from Tribune

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