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Delphi Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - May 19, 1853, Delphi, Indiana Delphi journal. Delphi Indiana. Thursday a a a s May 19,1853. the circuit court dosed on saturday night about 11 of clock after a tedious session of two weeks. The time of the court has been mostly employed in criminal cases the last and most important of which was that of Arnold for the murder of in this Case the prisoner was sentenced to two years imprisonment in the Penitentiary. The sheriff left yesterday with the prisoner. Soda. Soda and warm weather go together the former you can get at the drug store of Jackson amp their Fountain is in successful operation and the patient will find immediate Relief after taking half a dozen glasses the More the better. A this is now the 19th of May and there is scarcely Nineteen of Corn planted in this county a a to the incessant Rains Lor the last two groaning in agony to their last Terri or three weeks if this state of things continues much longer Coin wholesale Slaughter. The press has its hands full in recording accidents or casualties by land and water but which should for the most part be called wholesale Slaughter springing from avarice Reck les Ness or drunkenness a one or All. By our telegraphic dispatch this morning it will be seen that a hideous disaster has occurred to the express train which left Chicago on the Michigan Southern Railroad. A collision took place at the crossing of the Central Road with an Emigrant Tram and some twelve to fifteen persons were killed and some sixty to seventy wounded and according to a second dispatch Twenty dead bodies were counted and the wounded were dying eve a second William Tell. About a month ago As we learn from the courier Des stats Unis a Case was brought up before the correctional police of Spires a City of Baden which is certainly without a parallel in the annals of Justice. A Weaver of Spiers who had been much extolled As a Marksman undertook by a desperate Experiment to establish his reputation beyond dispute. To this end he loaded his pistol and repaired to his Garden accompanied by his son a lad about twelve years old. A in ordered the child to stand at fifteen paces from him with a potato upon his head. The boy obeyed with out making and resistance and the father preserving the utmost coolness filed pro we remember being in Europe j whom the fact was related refused to when the news came of one of these j believe it and would not Becony med colossal casualties or murders and the by the fool Hardy exploit. It was now unsophisticated company living under night but the intrepid Marksman in military Law and not alive to the lib-1 listed upon an immediate erties of this country shuddered an instead of the potato he placed up the ladies present agreed that Thev j on his boy s head a lighted lantern at should be grateful to god for not be j which he discharged hrs pistol with the. Ing forced to abide where human life same Success As Benoie. River a a nah where provided a this extraordinary exploit two men drowned. The Williamsport commercial says on monday last or. Elliott Boggs and four other men were crossing the liver at Attica with a common Flat boat having a Load of lumber and a team on Board and when near the Landing on the East Side the water splashed into the boat when David Brier a citizen of Attica and Henry Freeman jumped out of the boat. Brier not being a swimmer Sank immediately and to is said Freeman came up three times struggled a few moments and then sunk. Their bodies have not yet been found. Brier leaves a wife and five or six children and numerous friends to mourn Over his sad late. We understand that or. Freeman also leaves a family in griet and teams. The team swam out and Boggs and the other men succeeded in Landing the boat to the Shore and came out Safe though it filled with neither of the men it is said could swim. The True Republican spirit. The members of the Welsh congregational Church of Cincinnati held a meeting on Friday last and adopted the following among other re Solu tons or s e to unsolved that we approve of the present transactions of our fellow citizens in a endear orig to protect the Liberty of speech and of the course of the press in their efforts to abhor that which is evil and Cleave to that which is Good. Resolved to express our feelings in respect of the present movement of equal religious Liberty according o our adopted states Constitution that we Are glad to see so much sign of the Puritan spirit in so Many of our Lel Low citizens and that we will Endeavor to co operate with themon the same especially among our countrymen m settlements in this coun the following has been used As an infallible cure for the , and As it has been sold As a secret remedy it May be Well to give it publicity. Two the Fame of coming to the course of an article upon the foundling Hospital the household words mentions the fact that when in 1756 a Basket was Hung outside the Hospital Gale and an advertisement publicly announced that he age of two admission would such indiscriminate reception the Gate Basket ambition by the Agency ble account or doomed to a life of j the Justice Belore whom the Case was Ali emptied 11 it miserable mutilation. Brought not sympathizing w the the and b ,by.,.ame�?z Unher look co a. We attribute the recurrences of migration which the affair had a infants to theall embracing Basket will be Corn this fall and no mistake these horror so the want of a religions j among the weavers Nei Libois aim i g q. The country at so besides having a tendency to elevate spirit in 0ur legislation. The people having , by a careful moves one Man who had besides a y l trading politicians or Low bullies of the ances that the i baskets got the Price of pork and whiskey. W a run a and Ime the pistol Ball had slight m a Bleak ff7a boy by the name of kirk1 holes. There is not sufficient breadth. By gaze t left Risca. I common found when he awoke that thrown from a horse on of dignity in our legislators to insist the Marksman to eight Day Imp three of the five were dead. Another v l upon the value of human Lile Over Merit broken. It. _ the w. Martin was monday last and had his Arm a the Wabash is higher than it has been this Spring. Money. Avarice so controls the leg now isolation of new Jersey for example that almost Hall a Lite time a profligate Monople band has ruled it. Avarice that so controls the general spirit of trav Tel throughout this country that there is no assured determined technical actions around the Crystal Palace safety in regard to it. The instant. , i. Re my. St a letter from Havana thus describes a religious procession in that City first says the writer came four baby Man established in business As a Carrier with a pair of panniers was loud in his complaints of an opposition Man a who a said he a is taking before he their different so try that they May continually watch the Steps of the a Man of sin for we consider that religious Liberty thievery one to worship cod a coining to the dictates of his conscience is a great privilege. We Are pleased to witness such a movement although no other could be looked for. Welshmen in whatever clime they Are found Are genuine lovers of Freedom and readily embrace . San. As the first fruits of the Wabash Valley Road in this Vicinity we May mention the Sale of a farm the other Dav at $2000, for which the owner had tried in vain fora year past to find a purchaser at $1500. And another gentleman sold several pieces of land at $10 per acre for which one scr ago he would gladly have taken to 80 much for iii citizen. Take of Alum in Fine powder drachmas and nitric Ether Sev a drachmas mix and apply m the Caw of the Dorn. Jour of Medicine. Eleven fat seals and an ice Monkey from the Arctic regions have recently arrived at Boston on their was to the worlds fair. The Monkey is one of the rare species which live on the ice sport with walruses and seals and subsist on fish. Nutmeg grow spontaneously the mountains of California longer and More tapering in shape than the Nutmeg of Commerce and Superior in pungent flavor. A carpenters in Oregon Are getting six dollars per Day anti boarded and common labourers three dollars a Day and boarded. Within the last ten years the coloured population of new York has fallen from fifty to forty seven thousand. The new York Tribune says dram shops Are springing up in All directions around the and there is every drunkenness will constitute a prominent Economy of a single track when it and grinning As if it were a supreme joke. Then boy s and men carrying candles and shoving every hotly aside. Then a Hong dog looking Friar in White with cowl thrown Back carelessly and glancing up Branch of Industry it the Groat to be a a provision that a double swinging a censer and glancing i a a rack should invariable be built. Or wards from Side to Side at the Balco there Are $14,000,000 in the sub the in Ebrie. Or somnolence of some Mes Pullol Tair habanera at Quot a a Quot a Treasury vaults of new York Boston official May consign us to j or Al a no 1front la which a a Saehi Lippi. six Fez ill la of a i that the night was dark. Of Rouhe the shining Oberlin College has 835 students m00n was shining nearly in i of who. My. I it a Quot am highly flourishing condition. Mything was As Bright As the Moon to Robe. 1 Liei child from Yorkshire. Now in be come Down a third next week i must come Down another third that a the Way trades get ruined by Over at he time when he made this representation he had eight children in his panniers. Detroit May 13. The Rev. Or Shaw a roman Catholic priest was thrown from his Carriage yesterday and killed. We learn from the Cincinnati a. Zettle. That the Corn Mitte that was appointed to wait on mayor such baked with a request to resign had not at i last accounts succeeded in perform Host and followed by Wuhr paid duty. Like the irishman s Flea in a Gold Lac Ltd Al j upon him he was Hen a the army incog., Black Tje committee White and yellow. An omnibus got to the go my chamber where the Steamer Jenny Lind blew up Between a1 visa and san Francisco a sixty badly injured and Twenty killed. On the evening of the 9th, an Emigrant train came in Contact with an j express train on the Erie Road the locomotives were totally destroyed. No passengers were killed but several hands were severely injured. The new York Herald enumerates the total circulation of i Nele 1 of s Cabin in Europe alone at two millions of copies. The Albany Register is of the opinion that spiritualism and Carphene Are nuisances that should be banished. A few drops of creosote on Brown paper put in the holes of rats it is said will drive them away. There is a House at Baris which sell annually half a million pair of wooden shoes. A a the markets our Market is Dull inure however from want of Grain Thiu the disposition to Purchase no of importance we hear of prices remain Tua same. Since writing the Alove we hear of an offer of 91c for a Large que audit it of wheat Fin store. Cincinnati May 13. Flour 3<3,70 mess he a sh.30 Bacon sides 7j. Shoulder�5 sugar i �51 molasses pc a 37 Coffeo i Alp Iron Ision Stead it other articles unchanged. In their Way. Livid with rage wag who Ilij of is n matter of course the emigrants in question when their settlement was made in eternity throw go a tsp sober Luw makers 1 saw a Monk before rushed up itis suspected a shop is not necessary at the Driver stopped the horses Anda i eve a Road of horrors. I when we a when the dram the Cabinet p i _ e i no will in no a ethos i the spectators. The passengers hum with rage the censer Man a More incensed than Ever Ujj fou Iuli by had fled he will not easily be. I cuu Iriti. Given a Hook hated with a turned out the passengers. Pandering preacher will not prove Quot a v a a of the Community As will make them ing to Day upon diplomatic App it highest Law that o ments and it is understood Hemy. Lecti0n to human of prolife but unless Bly gave up except a Gray haired a Merican in spectacles who fought the Wise Quot in to be minister to Chili and by the Jsu am Furi no Lulu. Hubbard of Maine is Likely to go to to Nial influences throughout the temper and action of the people we May m vain expect the morally sober direction which shall assure Protection to life in All cases. The fevers of drunkenness and avarice co exist at least in the direction of our Means of travel. In. Y. Tribune. Baltimore May 12. A horrible affair occurred at Rab Bingdons. C., on saturday last. John d. Sims had a difficulty with his overseer when the wife of the latter presented a pistol another earned to shoot Sims. Sims shot her and then killed her husband. The state fair. We Are glad that Lafayette has been selected As the place for holding the state fair this fall. Before the time of its meeting the Railroad to Michigan Gity will be completed we suppose making it easy of Access for the Farmers of Northern Indiana while the railroads already completed to Indianapolis and Craw Fords i lie and the Wabash canal Render it easily accessible from All other parts of the state. The state committee have made an unfortunate selection As to time tuesday wednesday and thursday the 11th, 12th and 13th Days of october. On the first Day of the fair an election is to be held All Over the state for reporter of the supreme court and a democratic state convention meets week after next to nominate a candidate for that office. Also on the same Dav being the regular election Day several vacancies in the legislature at least three judges in various parts of the state and Neny county officers Are to be chosen. Can any one Tell Why election Day was selected for the state fair besides the Illinois state fair is to be held in Chicago the second week of october As we hear and there is a Prospect that col. Benton will deliver the address. As he would undoubtedly draw a crowd from the very part of the state intended to be accommodated by having our state fair at Lafayette this is another reason Why the time should be changed. S. B. Reg. The fare from Cincinnati to new York is Only fifteen dollars Over the Railroad to the Lake and via. The Dunkirk and Erie Railroad. The worlds fair is to be opened on the 1st of june an old Pioneer. On monday we met i the Street John, of Harf Bock county an old Man who was one of the first pioneers of this country. He was on the Road to visit his daughter in Missouri. We Well remember the time when John Hagans of team supplied Indianapolis with its a Stock of groceries dry goods produced from Cincinnati. His vehicle ran with the regularity of the modern rail car but not near so fast As it usually took Uncle John a bout a month to make the trip. Every Man woman and child on the Road knew him yes and loved him too. He was a sort of Oracle to the scattered settlers on the Way. He brought the a latest intelligence from the East a and As he never was in a Luibry he would frequently read at the houses along the Road As he stopped to let his team a a womb a the latest news from Liberty Hall published by Charles Hammond in Cincinnati. But How changed his of team has Given place to the snorting Iron horse mat flies Over the Plain and the old Man by Means of that wonderful agent steam is enabled to visit his relations in the far West in half the time it took him in 1823, to make the trip from Cincinnati to Indianapolis. May the blessings1 of heaven be with you Uncle John wherever you sent. Mary Delaney indicted for the m or Der of Jacob Shaw in Pittsburgh has been found guilty of manslaughter the jury a Vas out eight Days and fourteen hours. Col. Aspinwall the United states Consul at London it is rumoured is to be removed. He was appointed to office thirty five years ago and has help it Ever since. Hou. Henry s. Lane has retired from the practice of Law. He intends engaging in the banking business in Crawford vile. Ous swearing of the holy Man and five or six soldiers who came to his aids. learn from the London times that the residence of or. Kossuth in that City has been searched and found to have been converted into an Arsenal and Magazine of munitions for the prosecution of War with Austria. It is held that such a proceeding is piracy according to the sufficiently inviting to draw him from his hiding place while within Leach of the committee of one Hundred a petition is circulating throughout the City requesting the Council to impeach and remove him from office. Success to the Effort a Attica Ledger. The Rev. B. T. Kavanaugh Well known among us As a colonization and afterwards a Teni Perance lecturer studied Medicine at Indianapolis and removed to St. Louis about eighteen months ago has been elected to a High professorship in the medical department of the University of the state of i Missouri. Of Wilwy site Noah a Hemnar so i curame a Are in a a a it tfx Lurbe Iid accredited remedy with the oldest much talked of individual Lias at Iasi been found in the person of mrs. \ us Tell a resident of this county who was born in 1741, and has now consequently reached the enormous age of one Hundred and twelve years. We were shown a hat the other Day made j by mrs. A Kutell. When she was one j Brit us a in cd by a arc the sole Hundred and ten years old of it raw j aet la for the. Ale of ins invaluable of Renedy. Covered in an ingenious manner with Woolen threads. She save she used to make them tor the solder during the revolutionary War. Bhe retains All her faculties in a surprising decree and can now see to do any Ordinary labor without glasses a Danville iii citizen. will give some idea of the Rush fur offices at Washington to mention that 75 gentlemen Are applicants for the appointment of charge to Naples. Out of this number it is very doubtful whether one in ten can speak a word of italian or even of French know anything of neapolitan history of commercial Law or of the responsibilities and duties of charge ship. Laws of England Quot tor which Kossuth incident occurred on Board the is soon to be tried. The times says Steamer Independence to that while the British government show How Little value is placed upon claims the right to protect foreign ref-1 gees it is no less bound to keep them within the limits of the Law or punish them for its infraction. Refugees while enjoying her hospitality shall not be permitted by their acts to endanger the peace of the world. I he eloquent Magyar has been an Earnest deader in the cause of Freedom but we greatly fear that this violation of the Laws of England will not Only involve him in personal difficulty but much Lessen the spirits of hospitality that pervades the people of that country toward other hungarians who May seek shelter from mad ban. Beef is now retailing in new York at 15al6 cents per Pound and scarce at that. The express says this Rise has been caused by a change in the course of the Trade. Formerly the Eastern markets were supplied with beef cattle mainly from the Western states but the settlements on the Pacific have created a new Market which Pavs better and the cattle raisers of the West Are now driving a Cross the Plains. Hugh drum killed his Mother at Menominee 111., on Mondoy night they quarrelled about the estate of his father which his Mother and her second husband refused to set off. Four Hundred men Are now constantly employed upon the Crystal Palace. The Cincinnati times says a firm in that City has been arrested charged with stealing horses for soap grease the legislature of Pennsylvania recently invited the legislature of Maryland and the Baltimore authorities to a Public dinner costing nearly $6,-009. W Lufft there is an Mfalme Ana War Mica with the reach of All from the Universal Succes that has i Herto attended the administration of Morti More a rhe Namo compound and Liloon stand unrivalled As the sole reliable remedy for this dire complaint. New evidence of its miraculous towers we daily received from every Section of the need slate. We refer the afflicted for further in m.vrh1rd�?9� a tie l�?~2th Init. By Rev. Win. Graham or. Jot i. H. Pkwy of this place to Mia Luck no Hillsdale Michigan. After making arrangements to furnish the Printer w a the a a mighty big cake the Happy couple left on a bridal tour on one of the Northern packets and our wish is dial they May have As a Good time As we had while feasting on our share of the of a matrimonial a Long and pleasant life to oui Young friends. On the 17th inst. By Rev. Or. Graham. L r. t. Spotswood of Perrysville to miss Sarah j. of did a on the 15th inst. After a severe illness. Miss m Art i Hull aged about 32 years. But a Short time since the deceased was in the enjoy Nicut of health and bid fair to live Many years but now a her Clay is cold her spirit fled. And she forever slumbers with the Money in time of imminent personal peril. While All were endeavouring to escape from the burning wreck Senor Larco a gentleman of wealth finding himself driven into the flames offered any one who would assist him in saving his life $50,000. No one however accepted the tempting offer and the unhappy Man after bidding his companions in distress Adieu plunged into the water and immediately sunk to Rise no More. The Independence was insured in Philadelphia for half her value $40,-000. Miami Indian who went by the name of Tom Smith was killed on Friday night at Peter Bon dyes by another Indian called cot a Mon Guam. Contrary to the Indian custom no weapons were used other than those furnished by nature. Some difficulty arose Between the parties and a fight ensued in which cot a Mon Guam choked kicked and beat Smith until life was extinct. The perpetrator of this outrage was immediately taken and is now confined in jail at Wabash to await his trial at the next term of the sent t m _ a Florida paper states that accor Ding to a careful estimate recently made there Are Only two Hundred Anc eighty six indians in Florida and Only eighty six of these men and boys Able to Bear arms. The oregonian states that Farmers in the Willamette Valley Are putting in their crops and that a much larger number of acres will be planted this Vear than last. It slates that oregonians Are not Likely again to depend upon a foreign Market for any portion of their bread stuff a. Quban Virt trial quit a dispute is now going on Between the new York Albion Ami the Washington Republic in relation to the statesmanship of the British been. The Albion avers that she possesses Talent to Sovern and the Republic that she does not. The Latt a paper says in the last number a if the editor of the Albion really expects the world to believe that her majesty does know anything of state affairs he underrated the sagacity of his species and does great injustice to his own reputation As a reasonable and sensible she is nominally the head of the state and of the Church and As Well qualified to be Pope As chief magistrate but no better. As a Good and estimable Little lady we respect her very highly. The Royal palaces of England were never occupied by a Sovereign better entitled to the nations love and veneration. She is emphatically All that Cresar claimed for Caton a daughter not Only pure but far alive suspicion and in this reaped her example in thence und authority have purified the moral atmosphere around her. A painful following scene occurred in the Mobile City court. Tuesday March 5th Daniel Chase convicted of murder was called on. Have you anything to say Why sentence should not be passed on you a he answered a May it please your Honor i have been Well raised. But i have one fault which i have yielded to it is drinking too much. I came to Thia City to trek honorable employment. I had been on the St. Charles at work. I was engaged to work on a boat. On the Day of. The murder 1 went ashore to a friends House to write a letter. 1 wrote the letter and wanted to carry it to the Post office but was advised it was too late and i had better go and take a game. A i went and played my first game of dominoes. 1 drank and became intoxicated. My friends left me. Started As Well As my imperfect memory of what occurred serves me for my boat. I would to god some human Eye could have seen me and borne testimony Here of what occurred More new Good. 4 n additional arrival of new and fashionable t goods opened and for Sale by l. M a it i n a may_19_____ a i the dailies can now find it the store of l. Mar a tin a splendid assortment of drawer goods White and coloured for dresses ipad dress trimming dec. Call and see. _ nooks Ai hoots of All sues and Quality can to be had at reduced prices say �25 percept. Over Eastern Cost at i Iari in my 19 _ _ 13krsons wishing to buy full setts of White a Stone China from 80 to 150 pieces to the sett can be accommodated by calling on l. Martin. May 19_____ Fis admitted that l. Martin has the largest and Best assortment of Glas Ware at the lowest prices of any House in Delphi Call and in dig for yourselves. May 19_____� _. W fresh drugs and Medicine. Tote have just received from Philadelphia afresh v v Supply of drugs and Medicine. As we buy from first hands and from regular importers we Are still enabled to offer inducements to those wanting a pure article and at fair prices that a a can to be beat in this portion of Hoosier Dom. We ate wholesale ing at Cincinnati prices Call and try us. Particulars furnished at our counter. To Jackson amp Beck. P s. Our new York Stock will be on hands soon a ust of Lett Kos remaining in the Post a office at Delphi on May 15,1853. 1 cannot recollect it or anything that occurred afterwards that night. When i find awoke in the morning i thought i was a a a a a. Boat but i found i a. In the. Guard Houm. I a a a a harboured malic. I could not be guilty of the. Offence of Bich i am . Before god i am innocent of murder. 1 could hum the of tent poor Man the judge then passed sentence on the Armoner. Confinement m the Penitentiary at Wetumpka during his natural life. How to destroy Loco Ocoin to Ltd the Pittsburg journal is responsible for the following. Said a heavy sided but Clear headed old German a democratic member of the legislature a please de Public works and pass Dis Maine liquor Law and i give add a for the pm Ocran in party Andron a l Atkins Margaret mrs Allen John Armitage Valeria Brown we or Beerd John f Burton c Warner Beard Jamiyia Bratt Michael Bradshaw David ii Bricker Peter Cade David Currier c f Coin John w Clawson Peter Clingenpeel Emanuel Conover a so Laird Cripe Elias Clingenpeel Gideon Clark Amanda Davia Jehn a Day Augusta mrs Dodd Jonn w Effingham John Fra very Guine Mary mis Garbner we Gordon Susannah miss Gullet or Garrison Joel Glasscock j w Guilliam Andrew Griber Abraham Gerard Lewis Heintz Lew is Hartman sinom 3 Hamilton Alexander Hartman Eliza mrs Howard c b j Harvey Enoch Hildebrand David Hart John a Eustler John Jackson Andrew mar 13 183 t. Julien Abraham Kendy Mary mrs Keyes j a Lewis Jane Lesly Andrew Losch Carl canst Ian Loomis we Mattox Henry Morse m p Martin Henry r. Maxwell David Matteson Warner Mcclary Ellen Mcafee b j 2 Melny Jacob Mcgriff Parker Newton Catherine nippers Nancy mrs Paxton James w Porter Jane misses Parks David Overhalser Daniel Overly Catherine. Ruffing Chart Rutherford j j Rookard Blackburn Root j Shank Emanuel Sairs we Sidenbender s a Stoops w h Scott Samuel Smith Jane or Saunderson Katherine Stover a inns Tower c b s Thomas or. Turner Levi a scan Imgard John or Winter James f Woolso geo w Wise meter Antou Wharton John Zook Jacob or e r Davis p m 27 \\3

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