Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, September 10, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated September 10, 1847 Page 2
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BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER, 10, 1847. mportsof lorelgn may prove extensive, will rulo vcrv low ilurliisj the next six or eight months. Wheat culling commenced in parts of Dev onshire as e.lfly as t ho lfilli ; but that operation was by no means general, even up to tno close of tin? month. The condition of the few ram ies wo have yet seen is trood, but the weicht Is iv no means hew. A few patches of land have been cleared of their barley, oats, and peas j but wo regard the harvest generally at least ten days later than was that of last year. Nearly the whole of the crop of bay has been pcr.nred in the southern and some of the eastern nlid midland counties, and wo may stale that Its produce has turned out remarkably (nod, both us respects quality and quantity. Wo therefore particularly as' there is a very largo quantify of old hay still to bo found on most farms an ticipate low piiccs for that desiription of pro duce for some time hence. Tho crop of grass is turning out very produc tive. Several samples of carrawuv, rancsecd, iVc, have been on oiler In our various market". and hao sold at fair prices. Tho produce of Unit lias proved .1 most abundant one. JFrcc f)vc00, nuni.iN(iTo.v, vi. FRIDAY MORNING, SLTTHMBUIl 10, 1317. " In Tin: hark and Ti:oum.r.n khiiittuat orox us, there is M) Star Atuvr.Tiin horizon 30 RIVE US A GLEAM or MONT, EXCr.rTINCi Tin: iiTF.i.LiunxT, patriotic Wmo i'artv of the U.nited States." Danid Webster. The Itcsult in Uiirlington. At about one o'clock on Wednesday morning, lifter five inefl'ectual ballotings, Wyllys Lyman, IJl-rj., tho candid lie of tho Locofoco parly, was elected Town lieprcsentalivo for Htirlinglou. Wo make tho record " more in sorrow than in anger." The discreditable result was brought about by Wiii.js. With a clear majority for Governor Batox of thirty-fnc oier all other, and the power to send a Whig representative by ft HODr.nn majority, tiio Whig Party in Hnr liugton i UEiEATr.i). 'J'liis is the fact, and it is 0110 on which we feel but little dispoition, as ccitalnly there would seem to be small need, to comment. No one'know.s better than tho gen tleman upon whom this ill-omened success Iras fallen, tint Lorofocoim proper, (or "democ racy," if tho name is more significant or agree able,) lias no occasion to take credit to itself for the result. It has but gained a temporary tri umph by means of the dissensions of its foes unless, indeed, tho scriptural denunciation against the house that is divided against itself U to rest upon the Whig Party. We arc but one, and a very inconsiderable one, of pir ty ; but we may be permitted to say to its mem bers that no triumph is worthy of the naino that is not achieved in support of sound principles : and that defeat brings no disgrace upon a good CAUSE. We subjoin the several ballotings : lt. 2d. 3d. -Iili. 5th. 303 330 33 Gth. 2.r. 310 Follcti.W. Lyman. L. Farrar, Lib. Leavenworth, W. Wilkins, W. Scattering, 331 3iG 303 331 312 3 IS 3M CO SO 47 15 31 25 3M II 25 31 33 3 8 7'M r, 701 77fi 711 CI5 Election Ilotnrns. Wo give below all tho returns of tho recent election in our State that have readied us up to the time of our going to I'icss. They indicate, (unless other sections of the Slate have done better than those heard from,) that the choice of Stato ofliccrs will again devolve on tho Legi.-l.i-turo. That is Whig, beyond a poradicnture. Tho vote is light, and wo infer, from appearan ces thus fir, that the Licofocos have not gone olTlotho .Mexican War! YOTL'S l'OR GOYERXOR. s B.I 3 E3 C s , s 17 70 8 433 330 Gl 13G 105 18 133 -13 81 100 fill 33 111 107 71 Hit 123 17 101 101 31 83 b'J 20 .1 1 112 00 101 S!) 07 82 55 83 Chittenden County. Bolton, 1 Iliirlington, Wyllys I.yman, I Charlotte, A Sipiier. w Colchester, J Rolfo, 1 Essex, S Thiesher, vv Hinesburgh, U Uoyntnn, vv Huntington, J Snyder, w Jericho, no choice, Milton, II Adam, vv Itichmoiid, no choice, Shelhurne, ', Knot, vv St. iieorge, Col. Sinilh, 1 Underbill, J Storv, I Westford, .1 Ilobait, ab Williaton, W II French, ab SENATORS. Ferguson. II 1111. Kasson. Mason Tlnrlinfton. 10'J 107 131 12') 51 17 110 100 111 I 83 101 82 101 300 51 118 115 70 101 51 128 57 27 55 101 353 Hinc.'.burgh, Jciicho, Underbill, Holton, Cidchcster, Huntington, .Milt. 11, Shtlu'irna, Weslfmd, Williaton, Richmond, 131 133 51 17 110 1111 l'.lt 815 101 8J 101 50 113 131) 70 101 51 128 57 27 55 101 I'rauUin County, Bakersfield, 11. Smiley, I. lino-burgh, C, R, IJrower, w. Fail lax, II. U. llubbell, I. g. Fairfield, W. Sherman, I. Fletcher, h. Holmes, I. Franklin, P. S. Gates, 1. g. Georgia, A. Sabin, w. Highgale, I). Vatm,l. g. Sheldon, W. Green, I. St. Albans, Win. Uridgcs 1. Swautun, II. W. Ihrney, 1. g. Addison County. AdJison, C. 1',. .Miles vv. Jlridport, J. II. Huntley, w. Rri-itol, II, Needbam, ab. g. Cornwall, C. G. Tilden, w. Ferri-burgh, Powers, w. Granville, 110 choice. Hancock, Robinson, w. gain. hciccMer, J. Ilullnck, w. Lincoln, A. C. Allen, I. gain. Middlebury, 11. (iooilrich, I. Monkton.'G. 1). F.-i-tinan, w.g. Hew Haven, K. liottiini, w. Uinton, S. H. Ilendrick, vv. Salisbury, John Prout, vv. Klioreham, A. Rirchard, Starkvboro, w. g. Veri'fiiiK'-', II. Seymour, w. Wevbridge, S. Uodge, I. g. Whiting, w. Rutland County. Brandon, N. S. Spraguo, ub. g. f'..Ltl.,tmi Itiee. vv. 03 0D 52 10 11 188 118 100 131 158 155 120 102 111 252 103 31 55 3 43 187 71 17 12 Hiibhaidtcn, P. Holmes, vv. l'oultney, A. Ihiley, vv. -W Witshinton County. Ilarre, G. W. Cullamcr, w. g. ' tjin, A. Andrews, w. l"- IS 121 23 204 30 Duxbtiry, D. Helding, I. R. I'uyston, Hurr Krecnian, I. .Middlesex, tin choice, Mulitpolicr, C, t;lark, 1. 255 3C0 100 .Moretown, no cuoice, Koithliold, II. Carpenter, w. g. Watcrbury.T. Clnugb, I. Worcesler, no choice. (traml Isle. Alburgh S. J. Davis, w. Mo LuMotl. 1. Grand Isle, G. Reynolds, w. South Hero, L. Mott, w. g. Windsor County. Rochester, no choice, ab. loss. Lamoille. Count. Stowc, X. Russell, nb, Hon. Giles Ilnrilimton. wo learn, is rc-clectcd Senator fur Grand hie Co. Liltlo St. George. Tho latest, telegraphic despatch from St. George is that Col. .Smith, 0110 of tho three lo cofocos of that Town, is elected to tho Legisla ture! Wo give full credit to tho report bo caii'o the Whigs are a magnanimous party. When they have a very large majority they love to do the generous thing, holding with the poet that "'Ti well to hive n giant's strength Hut Hot 10 mi it like 11 giant !" Last year, the vote of St. George stood Whig 21, Loco 3. Wo understand the division of par ties remains the same the present year. P. S. Our friend" the locolocos don't mean to bj outdone in cntntcsies. It will bo seen thai Ihrre, in Washington County has elected Geo. XV. Collamcr, a staunch Wing ! Keep your eyes open, gentlemen, we are getting a little mixed ! 3j"Wo trust wo shall bo pardoned if wo ven ture to inlimato in the dolicatest manner, to the third paity Xantippo 011 the comer, that, in con sequence of circumstances over which she was ' undoubtedly prevented In some way from ever cisiug a controlling influence, the third party vote in liurliugton and St. Albans, judging fiom tho character of tho return', "rather fill of." .Iliildletiiiry. The heart of Addi-nu County is getting liar dened. The whigs of Middlobury have again elected a locofocn representative, vvhilo they hue given Laiov moro than fifty majoiity for Governor over all others ! Is this the sort logic taught at your lime-honored College, gcn tlemen J We m-ike 7w such mistakes in Uurlin. tun ! Oj'Tiie (l.itilte swears wo did not write tho leading editorial in our last week's paper who thcr it is because tho article is too good, or too poor, thai our sister has come lo this brigli conclusion, she does not say. In tho latte cae she will be rejoiced lo know that, " solitary and alone," wo wrote every syllable and wold of it, without as-istance or suggestion from any two-legged human now living. Somebody has been practising tho eay game of humbuggin our nourishing neighbor. Our. Sl.nators, Returns enough have been received to render certain the the election of Mess, Teeou'son and Hamilton, Whigs, by oicr two hundred majoiity. 3TXVc arc gialifieil to learn that the Hon. Solomon I'coti: is tho Representative elect for Rutland. Slate i'rison Locution. It i known to many of our readers that tho excellent and judicious Committee appointed to examine into (he expediency of changing tho lo cation of the Stato Prison, have been engaged in pursuing such enquiries, and making such per-onal in-pection of diilbrent sections of the State, as the impoitanco ot tho duty assigned to (hem required. Wo of course know nothing of tho result at which they have arrived, though wo hazard nothing in saying that, whatever it may be, it will command the confidence and res pect of tho Legislature. Messrs. Cami', S.mi lie and Low, (who con--titutc tho Committee,) wcro in lluilirglon, not longsince,nn their way i to examine a Lime-done Quarry in Mo La Mott (known as I'i-k'.i Quarry) with reference lo its advantages as a location for the Prison. The editor of the Pittsburgh llrubiiatn has recent ly visited We La Mott and gives his readers the following statements respecting this Quarry : The quarry is located dheclly oil die like shore op posite t haty Limling a piod wh irl' hnsliwu l.ioh, anil st'ainlin;it. laud liioit- 011 their way up and iluvvii the lake. Th" lop put ol tli" ijii irry, which liailieen most!) worked, is ol blue lime stoii,. ntij ea.y to cut. The lojt striiltun is 1 lout Ihiek.T.nJ do. 5 J.-et.tliinl do. 10 inches, fourth do 1 feet 2 mell-'s, lililulo. 2 .et 2 inches, sixth do. 3 feel, seventh do. 2 teet nuking 1 J li-ei unci 2 iuehes. Then comes about 10 teet gray Imie 1 June, 1111 J then HI leel il iiyht yniy, vvliicli pol. i'-lies finely uinkiii nhoi thera ipiarry hrcast ol ov er thiity-eiglit ict. Thev Miai.i can to split into auv fluiienious to suit iheunrket. There h;is been sent to Canada for iheoiliticitio'ig and barracks ut lle nux .N'oix ldl.oju cubic lect : I )r the I.oeks mi Lh uiibly cinal, li.iKUl lect; lor loan diunii lor barracks nt si. .lohiH2d,UOO tie! ; and the bat Miniuier, tin pieis, Se., i biidge over the Kiche ' lieu river 12,0Jlfeet. And the present year Ho loou I iv l"'ik Inve eonlraeted lo luriii-!i M(Od01eet of'bloeks j lor the Hi Lawrence and Atlantic lailruad bridge over 1 the Kicheheu Kiver. The whole of theabuve. it will be iierecived, fouu I n CJieid 1 Innket La,! season they also shipped lor the fort at Rome's Point lU.O'HIcubiel'ccl, AiiilinadJition lo this, there has Iwen sulil, ntuiu'illv, lor tell years, an nvi'raye of IVK10 blocks, Itoin 1 to it l"et loop, which are sawed at Swanton Falls, (or hc-nrths,!., nndsenl to New York, l!umi nnj Plnlait''lpliia. '1'hese block arc deliveied on board v t v.'ls for Iroui 20 to 25 cents per cubic foot ; each cubic lout, when sawed, makes about 7 siuierli- eial leet, w inch s 'tis 111 in irket at ail average ol about ,30 cents per loot. Dining the sinie tiriic n larue nmoiint ol building stum', pois, caps and sills, have I been win to dilkTciit pans ol" the country, l.sides I irye oiMuliiies of refuse stone (or breakwaters, (dels, , Sir. Lime of die first quality is made, on the spot, nnJ ihere nie fine beds olsjnd, both coarse midline, with in u few rods ol Ihe quauy. ilj'Wo are sorry that our friend of the Gal axy should have persuaded himself that tho fa vorable opinion wo took occasion to express, some- tirno since, of tho m inagemont of tho Rrandon Voice, in tho hands of tho zealous and rather warlike .Mr. Iloi.roiiu, implieslho slight cs disparagement of, or "discourtesy" lo, the other excellent whig papers in the State. Mr. Hell remembers the parab'o ol tho woman who rejoiced over tho recovery of tho "penny" that was lost. 3TIf our memory serves us rightly, tho Third Party did not poll 1 10 votes ut tho recent elec tion in liurliugton. a'TFrankliii County lias gono loco ! The St. Albans .Messenger says: " Local questions Itnil-rond, County buildings. License', &c.,&.t'., have done theirwork." And a pretty pieco of work it is ! Tho rail road and County buildings ought to bo ashamed vf Ihemeelui ! Calais, H. Wheeler,!. (LT The ungentcclcst think wo havo mot with for a long time is charccablo upon tho N. 1 . Knickerbocker. It has taken portions of " Gon rnxy Grant's" authentic " hue Dictionary " from our columns without a word of credit. Tho " Knickerbocker" has numerous: other good jokos in its last " LMitor's Tublo." Whether it was indebted to its memory or its imagination fur them, wo leave our renders to judge. Wo believe, however, that " old Knlck." is tho spa' cial patron of thicics, It may bo said, therefore. ;t3 Falstall'has said before, that "it is no sin for a man to labor in his location." Hut old Knick. 01s ono good thing, In the August number of its " Editor's Table," which it tho gruco to credit to Vermont or rather to " .1. G. S." If any of our readers havo never seen a railroad, let them read the following In nodic verses, and all tho experience they will have occasion for afterwards, to acquire a vivul idea of that method of locomotion, will bo gained by sliding down a steep hill on the ico! Let them imagine themselves under motion nt the rate of a mile in a miiiuto and thirty seconds and the following lines will help them to the rest, turn-outs, turn-tables and all ! Could'nt " J. G. S." bo persuaded to give us a stanza or two in the vein of tho Magnclh Telegraph ! Sinirin! through the forests, Itntilui'' over ridges, Sliootim: under arches, Rumbling over bridges; Whining through the mountains, HtuziiU o'er the vale Bless me ! this is pleasant, Riding un n rail i Men of diirerent 'stations' III the eye of Fame, Here are very quickly Coming to the same ! High and lowly people, Dirds of every feather, On a common level Tiavclhng together. Gentleman in shorts Looming very tall ; Gentleman ot large Talking very small j Gentleman in tights With n loose. tsh mien ; Gentleman in gray Looking rather green ; Gentleman quite old Asking for the news ; Gentleman in black In a lit of blues;" Gentleman in claret Sober 119 a vicar ; Gentleman in suull Dreadfully in liquor; Slranger on the right Looking very sunny, Obviously lejdiUg .Something inlher funny ; Now the smiles ore thicker: Wonder what they mean 1 Faith ! he's got the Kmckcr- uoci.tR .Magazine ! Stranger on the lift Closing up his peepers ; Now he snores mnam, Like the Seven SU cpers! At his feet a volume Gives the explanation. How the man grew stupid From ' Association !' Maiket-woman careful Ol the piceious casket, Knowing ' eggs are eggs," Tightly holds her basket j Feeling ttuit ' a smash,' If it came, would surely Send her eggs to jt Italher pieuiatiucly ! Ancient maiden lady Anxiously remaiks. That Ihere must be peril 'Along so many sparks: Roguish-looking fellow. Turning to ihe stranger, Savs it's his opinion She is out ot danger. Woman with her baby Kilting vis-a-vis ; Uaby keeps a-squalling, email looks at me ; A-ks oboul the distance. Says it's tiresome talking, Noises of the cats Arc so very allocking ! Singing through the forests, Rattling under ridges, Shooting under nrthes. Rumbling over bridges ; Whizing throiiLdi the mountains, lluzzing o'er the vale Eless me! ibis is pleasant, Itidmj 011 a rail .' l'ovvcrs, the Sculptor, We find tho following notice of tho " chef d'teutre" of the eminent sculptor, 1'uvveks in tho New York Correspondence of tho Sational Intelligencer. I'mvxiss, as our readers are mostly aware, is a native of Vermont, and though yet in the very primoof life, ho has won a reputa tion that sheds lustre both upon tho State oT his biith and his whole Country. His Greek blave, that is mentioned below, is pronounced by com petent critics to bo almost unsurpassed by any artistic creation of ancient or modern times. A propos to this subject, wo may remark that ini.itory steps were taken by the last Legislature to secure tho services of Powers in a way that his friends know would bo most acceptable to him ; to wit, in tho production of a statue of Lrii.vx Allen, to bo placed in ono of the vacant niches in tho Stato House. Such a work has long been, with Powers, an " artist's dream " that ho warmly desires to see realized. Tho Governor was authorized, last fill, to appoint a Committee to enter into tho necessary preliminary correspondence with Powers; and wo tru-t Ibis Commilleo (composed we believe of Gov. Paine and the Hon. George P. Marsh) will bu prepared to report somo progress in the in tho interesting work embraced in their ap pointment, at tho approaching session of tho Legislature. Vermont cannot certainly perforin a moro agreeable and worthy duty, than to em ploy tho exalted genius of one of her sons to perpctuato si memorial to tho patriotism and public services of another. New York, August 23, 1817. Powers' Greek Slave, This already 011s woik of art arrived in Ibis city a few days since, preparatory to a course of exhibition throughout tho country. It is just placed on its pedestal in tho exhibition room of the American Academy of Design on llroadway, and I have spent an hour in dwelling upon its great beauty of design, its perfect symmetry of form and pro portion, und exquisite finish. It will hi open for tho general inspection of editors and artists to-morrow, nnd the next day it will bo exhibited to tho public. High expectations h.ivo been raised vvilh regard to this iichieveuiont of art bv tho publications that havo preceded it; but, high as those expectations are, 1 think they will not bo disappointed. I shall not attempt any ailisli cal criticism upon it, for vvliicli I havo no dispo sition, and erhaps no ability ; but in my plain wav irive a very brief description of it, with a vvoid or two about tho artist and tho object of thu exhibition. It appears to mo difficult to imagine a moro beautiful und faultless representation of tho "bu man form divine." Hut for tho chain vvliicli binds her wrists the figure might bo taken for an live, right from tho hand of its Creator. She is standing in an easy attitude, resting principally 011 tho left limb, with tho right slightly bent, her head turned toward thu kit shoulder, her right baud resting upon 11 small pillar, around which is folded einbroidored drapery of inot exquisilo workmanship. So perfect is tho form, and so ilcllcato fiio finish, von foriret von arc looking at cold and lifeless marble, ami yet such a sentiment of purity and innocence Is stamped upon it that you lose ino impression that it is niiuo. u is ios a inonai man a spiritual Douy. iiui 1 am not going to undertake to describe it. Tho Greek Sl.ivo ot Powers Is Ids first finish ed statuo i und yet it is a work vvliicli has taken tno world captive. The history 01 arc pernaps does not aflbrd another instnlico liko it. His Kvo was commenced first, nnd several years ol study and labor ilovoted to it, but 11 is not yei finished. In tho mean time ho conceived his Greek slave, and pursued It to completion two copies of which have been made. Ho has also completed one other statue sinco no wis occu 111 Italy tho "Fisher Roy," holding a sea-shell to his ear which has been sold to Mr. Slovenon, of h'ngland, where it has attracted great atten tion and commanded universal admiration. Ho hasjust completed the model of a statue of John C. Calhoun, for citizens of Charleston, South Carolina, which will bo cut In marble as fast as Ins means and circumstances will enable mm lo do it. Of the two copies of tho Greek Slave, ono was purchased by Capt. Grant, of tho English Navy, and exhibited to the public awhilo in London, where It established tho fame of our Ainerictn 111 list as tho first sculptor of modern times. Tho other was ordered by Lord Ward, a wealthy no bleman of England". And hero I must say a word of tho circumstances which led to its exhi bition in this country. For ten years had Powers been toiling in Italy, perfecting himself in his art, struggling witfi poverty, and a young family around hint lo support. " Ah, who can tell how hard it Is to climb The steep where fame's proud temple shines afar I Ah, who can tell how many a soul sublime Ilalh felt the inlliiencc of ninlignant star, And waged with fortune on eternal war; Check'dliy the scotr of pride, by envy's Irown, And poveity's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale lemote, hath pined alone, Then dropp'd into the gram uupitied and unknown 1" Hut Powers struggled on and lived on, till he has made himself known, and added now honor to his country abroad, and his countrymen can now have the double satisfaction ot enjoying the fruits of his genius and at tho same time enable him to surmount the " unconquerable bar," and go on his way rejoicing, achieving new triumphs in art, and helping to give his country a reputa tion In the world " above all Greek, all Roman fame." This copy of tho Greek Slave had been or dered by Lord Ward, who had paid half the pur chase money in advance, to enable the artist to live while pursuing the work. When the work was about completed, Lord Ward, having learnt something of the circumstances of the artist that his means were inadequate to enable him to pursue his Labors with comfort and facility; that ho had five children, whom ho was solicitous to send to America to bo receiving an education while ho should continue toiling in his profes sion ; and that lie had for somo time been de-dr-oils of sending a work to his own countiy, both for tho love of country and with a view of re ceiving some aid from its exhibition Lord Ward said to him, " .Mr. Powers keep this statue for yourself; send it to your country for exhibition, and mako me another copy at your conve nience." The grateful artist flew to tho studio of his fiiend and fellow-artist, Kellogg, who had been a companion with him in boyhood in Cincin nati, and who now, like himself, was toiling for an honorable fame in a foreign land, and dis closed the generous oiler which had been made to him. Hut, said he, whit can I do ! I have not the means to avail myself of the advantages of this oiler, kind as it is. If I leave my work here my family must starve. "Mr. Powers, (said Kellogg,) I told you, five years ago, that when you should get a work ready to send to America for exhibition, I would go and take charge of it for you, and set it ugo uig. I am reaily and willing to go now. "Thon, (said Power,) go nnd pack up your thing, nod 1 will pack up' the statue." It was iloro. The statuo of tho flreeL- Xlntn is hero; let our countrymen now tell the rest of we siory. The Steamer Sariumc. It will bo seen, by reference lo an advertise ment in our columns to-day, that tho pleasant, commodious and fast-sailing Steamer, Saranac, will commence her daily trips between St. Al bans and Whitehall on the 11th instant (to morrow.) She has been placed in tip-top con dition, and is in the hands of Capt. T. I). Ciiav .mav, (latc"of the Burlington and the Winooski,) who to the qualities of a good Sailor, adds those of the efficient and gentlemanly Commander. The route upon which the Saranac has been placed is one of tho most delightful on our beau tiful lake, and tho Directors of tho Company are multiplying their claims upon tho popular favor and patronage by such efforts to promote tho business convenience, facilities and comforts of tho public. The Sar.1n.1c has shown herself an excellent sea-boat, and will lose nothing of her reputation under tho management of Capt. CiiAr.HA'.'. Whether we shall pray that tho Captain's " shadow may never bo less," is a question upon width we aio not prepared, at present, to com mit pnrsclvcB. Wlint the people menu. The Memphis (Venn.) Il'gle, speaking of the large Whig majority in that city, holds the fol lowing language : 'The vote of our city is a proud and glorious achievement. Not as a mero partisan triumph do wo proudly recur to it, but us a stem rebuke of an honest, dissatisfied, chagrined, and indig nant people, who have frowned on an Admin istration and its rulers vvhom they helped lo clo vMe,for their wickedly imohing the nation in a prolonged, life-and-trcasure-icasting War, iW ly uncalled for, and disastrous to the best interests if Ihe Italian, in eiery view that ran be taken of it, us well as for their insolent, despotic, and infa mous course In denouncing nil as traitors who dared to doubt the wisdom and justice of the war. Wo do rejoice that Memphis lias su nobly rebuked tho President a son though lie be of her own State soil," Maryland. Tho nominations for Congress are now complete, and tho Election takes placo oil tho Gfh of October. Tho candidates are : Dist. Whig. Lorn. I. Jno. G. Chapman, No candidate. II. J. Dickson Roman, Edward Shrher, III. Chas II. Stenart, Thos. W. I.lgon. IV. John 1'. Kennedy, Robt. M. McLane. V. Alexander Evans", R. 11. ('.irmichael. VI. John W. Crislield, S. 1). Lecompte. .Members of tho last Iloii.-e. Mr. Kennedy has served vvilh distinction iu former Houses ; Ilia residuo are now men. Every district is NVhig on a full poll except tho Hid. and even that has born canicd. It rests with Ilia Wliigsof .Marvland to say wheth er them shall bo a practical, effective Whig majority iu tho now House, or a nominal, useless one. We trust they will do their whole duty. .V. lr. Tribune. Iiot'isiANA. Tho members of Congress from this Stato aro to lip chosen Nov. 1, and he of tho IVth District will havo sharp work to reach Washington in season to vote for Speaker, il he waits for the full official returns. Tho can didates are : Dist. Whig. Ii"- I. II. Montegut, Ihuiltf La Sero. II. I1. G. Tlnbodeatix, Jarob Harker, (Ind,) III. Truman Phelps, J, M. Hariiiuiisou, IY. Join. Waddell, Isaac K. .Morse. Members of the last House. lb. Opening of (tin Northern Ritllronil to Grnf ton38 miles I10111 Concord. Wc give a brief account of tho interesting ceremonies attendant upon the opening of tho Northern Railroad from Franklin to Grafton. Daniel Weuster was among the invited guests, and visited "tho bowels" of his native state, on tho occasion, for tho first tlmo In many yn.irs. Wo find in tho N. Y, Tribune tho following re- tinrt ,,f his Blienedl nt firuMmi M'l.n 'J1-. ..... port of his speech at Graflo.1. Tho TrFbune 1 1 u ir rn SJIVS ' I 'L.' 1 r .1 , . T hp nr-mil Frnm t hp. mm v imi-nn ,n. I sciublcdnt Gralton for the purpo-e lot vWti,esigml iinrticinatinif ill the ceremonies tt the neenaion. iin. the collation conducted on Ihe strictest of temper ance principles, in the mm liberal manner it being ascertained that Mr. Webster was present, there was oil unanimous and most cuihusiasiic. call lorluui. lie came out, with his overcoat 011 his nnu, and In an easy and lamiliar manner made (ns (ar ns wc could hear) the following rcniaiks : " 1 iiiii very happy, P llow-eifi7ens,lo be here on this occasion ; to meet here the Directors of the Northern Railroad the Directors ol various other Itail'oails connected with it below, and such a number of my lei-low-ciluens, inhabitants of llus part ol the state, Perhaps my pleasureand my surprise at the success of this gient enterprise so fir, ore the giealer fiom the. lact of my early acquaintance with this region, and oil its localities. " liul, gentlemen, I see the ruin Is beginning to fall fist, and I pray you to take shelter uiidcrsomc of these roofs. ' (Cries of "Go on, go on, never mind us.") " In my youth and early manhood, I have traversed these inoiintainsolong all the ro.uls which lead through or over them. U'e ale on Smith's river, which, while in College, I hail occasion to swim. Even that could not nlwiijsbe done, and I have made a circuit of ma ny rough and tedious miles to get over it. At that day. steam, as a motive power, acting oil water ami land, was thought of by nobody ; nor were there good practicable roads in this part of ihe state. At that ilny, one must have traversed thiswildcrness on horse back or on loot. So late os when 1 kit College, there was no road from river to river for a carriage lit for the conveyance of persons. I well recollect the com mencement ol the turnpike system. The granting of the charter ol the fourth turnpike, which led Iroui Le banon lo Iloscawcn, win regarded ns a wonderful era. The champion in the Legislature of this great enter prise was llenjunin .1. Gilbert, then 0 lawyer at Han over, always a most amiable and excellent mnn,nnd now enjoying a heahhlul old age in the city ol lSoston. 1 think he is 8 1 vcars old. lleiswc l known o, ilm elder inhabitants uf this county, and Iain glad of this opportunity to allude to him as a highly valued fiiend, ol long standing. " I remember to have nttended the first meeting of the proprietors of this iiirnpike at Andover, It was difficult to persuade men that 11 was possible to have a passable carnage road through Ihe-e mountains. I was too young ami too poor tu be a subscriber; but I held the proxies of several nbsent subscriber, nnd up in zeal; an,!, ns farns I now remember, 'my first . 10 ''m mole in a pilot boat, and proceeded throngli sptcch ulier I lelt college was iu favor of what wms 1 the heart of thu city to tho residence of a Mcx then regarded os a great almost Impracticable internal iran merchant, to vvhom ho in ide himselfknovvn, v.11.11 1 luciu-u in iviiowieuge ami experience, 1 made hillv road Iron. Connerl.tut riverT onno-ite t he , nm nt the Willi.. riLr In tli Mi.rrint i, !.- rl, ... ,,!... O mouth of the Coutoncouk. Perhaps the most valua 1.1.. -..-..i. ..c .1... t :.. . ..r .1.: . 1 . .1 , ble result id the making of this and oilier tiirnml.,. was the conuiumiea lion of know ledge upon ro'id.nnk ing onion" ihe people ; lor, iu n few ve.ars olierward, gieal iiiimbeis of the people went lo chuicli, to electo. ral and other meetings, m chaises and wagons, over veiy tolerable roads. The. n-t stage alter turnpikes was canals. Gov. Sullivan, Dr. D;ter,Col. liildwm and oilier eminent cinrviis ut .Massachusetts, had planned the Middles-s Canal, comiectiug the .Iem- mick river nt I'.iwtucket 1'ul's, near where Lowell now is, with lloston. And a canal was al-o built round those fills, ul-o, lo complete n water eonvev- "!!w .'" iS'l,"l,""f',,ort;1 t:rt'i" ,'sl'",,r ,w:'? '" '"""I nlterward 1 locking the various ti s limber un l ie river.nntil nt kngiiilhe liver was made "uv liable lor boatsas high iqi as Concord. This was thought lo be a great ami mu-t ns.-ful achievement, and so indeed it was. I, at a va'tl v greater wjs now approaching the cia 01 sieaiu. inai is me. invention vvliicli distill- Fi'.iim tun 111... 1 in, iijmi.tlllim Ol sicillll lO III1; moving ol heavy bodies, on ihe vvnier ond on the land, towers nhovenll other inventions of ihjs or the preced ing age, nslhe Cardigan mountain now belore us, lifts itsellobove the little hillocks at its bae. " Fellow-citizens, can we without wonder consider where we are and what Ins brought us here ! Sever al ol this company lelt Huston and Salem this morn ing. They pnsed Ihe Keamrge 011 the left, the Rag ged Mountain on the right, have threaded all the val leys mid gorges, nnd here they are now, at 2 o'clock at the fool of the Caidigau 'Hills. They probably went 10 me unrKei mis uiormug, oruereu meir din ners, went home lo a leisure brenkf 1st nnd ..n on! lb-re they now are, enjoying the collation of our hos- pliable friend, Mr. Cass, at the hour when their faml- There i hardly-nn American hero but fnit hoo'Jrlu f;.""!,1,7ini! 1!0"m 1 "y i1" WT if lhHy '"! 1 ho could crawl through a gimlet hole when thought tit and it would have been n nappy thought , . ,. , .1 they might have brought us a few fiU taken ut the astounding news that Paredes, tho sworn of the sea at sunrise this morning, and we might here enemy to Santa Anna, to Americans and to enjoy nsgood a fish dinner ns our hiends arc now- en- peace, and the only man who at tho present sit- Ji".?.""i l'!',' 1 rJid "r 'T' .'"V0"1'! nation of all'iirs can partially restore the conli have been rather striking a chowder at the foot ol 1 r .1 ' J , .1 the Cardigan Hills wouki have been a thin., tu be ,lellce of tho.-Me.Mcan people and inspire them talked about. , once more with a hopo to conquer their enemies " Fellow-citizens, this Railroad may liesaid to bring , had passed, unknown and unmolested, into and Ihe sea to your doors You cannot, indeed, snulf us out of the gates of our city. He will no doubt otlCI !Z : if'- rry cllbrt t0 rc:,c1' Mcxico ben,ro Ge,K not conceive of any policy more useful to the great . r,c,nt,t ,l0'', !'"!'"'," community th-iu the policy which estab- I'he consequence will, no doubt, bo the ovcr ciiizens d,,!!u';l,'c,'r'.l'T''''lc.nlHr i1"'1 "le ta' Mlow ",r'"v "r 'nta Anna, and most likely ho will Ihere is hardly one so well cnlcuTated ns il , if railroads to equalize the condition of men. The rich- est must navel in the cars, lor there ihey t'ravel fastest, the poorest can travel iu the tars, while they could not cobutl! multitude belore me those who have liiends nt such distances that they could hardly have visited them. had not railroads cume to their nisiince to save their time and to save their e.peie-e. .Men are thus brought togeiher os neighbors and acquaintances who live two nuuiired miles npurt. " We sumetiuie.s hear idle prejudices expressed again-t rnilro ids, because they me close corporations ; but so Irotn the neees-itv ol'the cm.' ihev iwc-sxirile I must be, because th track ol n railway cannot be a road, upon which every man may drive his own car , riage. Sometime, it is true, these rnilroids interiupt ur annoy individuals in the eiijoyinent ol their propel ty; I lor these cases the most iimple compensation ought to I be made. I have myself had a lml lasle of ibis in 1 convenience. When the Direclois of the road resolv ed to lay it out upon the river, (as 1 mast say they were my w in doing,) ihey showed themselves a I liille too loving to me, comiitgso near my lanu house, nun me iiiiiuiK-i 01 meir engines nnu tne screams ol their sicniii whisiles to say nothing uf other inconve niences, not a Imie disturbed the peace and repose of in oecup lias. There n beside tut awkward and ugly embankment thrown upacroi my meadows, (t injuies the looks of the fields. Hat 1 have remarked, I -How citizens, that railroad directors and radroaj projectors are no enthusiastic lovers ot landscape beautv : a bauiUonie liel.l of lawn, tip.intaiil nm4 I Ullll llll lilt' ,rori.flltWTl,.S ol' r.H.'hl u. 11,1. l..r In. tie in their eyes. Their bu-iiiess is to cut and slash lo level or llefaee o lillelv rounded field nnd In (ill on beautifully winding vnllc s. They are quite utilitarian iu their creed ond m their nrnctice. Th.-ir business is to make n good load. They look upon a well con- siructeii ciiiiuiikmcnt nsnu ugieeable work of art a long, dc.p cut through hard pan au.l rock, such as w have just L'liesiieindeliL-httoliebold nod if they can find a lair leas,,,, to nm a tunnel under a deepiuouniain, they are half in raptures. To be seri ous, gentlemen, 1 must say 1 admire the skill, the en terprise, and rather bold dclhncc ol expense, which have cniulcd the Directors of tins road lo bring it with an easy ascent more than 5UI feet above the I... ..I i.C ,1... M 1. 11.. H ,l.ll - .. :. ,v,.., .nt : n, limn 111, vi. lkcsiiau soon see 11 eross yonder mountainous riJge, commonly culled ihe Height ol 1ind," and ih.'iice pitch down into the fair valley of the Couneciiciil, fellow citizens you who live along the liueof the Kond must already begin lo leel its beneficial effects. have come through-Little Gams." " Hard Sernbb l,. " ond-Duug.'swauip," which latter I understand is uu 111. 1.111 wnnl to snoiiv tin. ,i,im...l, I I ... ; . . . i ' ... in n ui.iii. it lellow ciiizens, liealth and industry, good morals d good governinciuhave madevour homes among use inouiiuuis prosieroiH and hoppy. This great inroveiiient comes to jour farther oss.tJiiee. It nn nr jouiicw iiiciiines, connect von more readily wilh other inn lions ol ihe Stale, and most s.redly, JS.'.. " "'!l'f'A,,,w' "cw objects lortlie oi join euierpiise nun junr abor. Vou do not vet begin to know the benefits it will eonfei ! ol you, I rejoice, most heartily that my native State has I udopted u iiohcy vyliich has led to iln-se icsults. 1 trust .' ;:'.! !!.".J'. nil internal im. ,.,.,.,.1 , ,,, suiof ,ruuy uiiuiiiirinsicaiiyuse u oim Hall reach every glen iiiideveiviiiountnms,.!.. nr ,i, 1 Slate. And now, inv friends, Im ing thusshorily comiil.ed wilh the wish that wasevprcKscd that 1 should address jouuia lew words, I taken respectful leave ol vou, I n leriug to you allat patting my best wishes lor jour lieahli and nrwueritv ' Rhoiie Islanh r.LC. tion, Tho result of the election .., ti0 vvesiern district is (he choice of .Mr. 1 hurt-ton, the Wofoco candidate for Con gross by a small plurality or majority, it is not yet decided which. 'I'he Providence Journal, in nolicing the result, remarks : Our readers are not wholly unprepared for this result, m discreditable to tho district, and iu its possible conserpionecs so disadvantageous to tho lug pariy, flt on.. j ,ljs Kllu liul j the L'l 1 our country is miner a rough one. There oie, iu- I ' V , ," " ieuer, not only for the deed, good lauds about the base ot the Kearsarge.on I Pl'rpose ol having them published a.'.uiist von lleacinidl, ll.ibcock'sllill, and other places adjacent I if they can bo so used, in case von are ! it u-L'o.1,.0.:" '.,. '''!,""! ? ("UK 1 !liu. V1" '. fr the sake of wttinn,v. The Wnr. Gen. Taylor is still at Monterey. Wo cut from tho lloston Dally Advertiser, tho last tele graphic accounts from the nrmy under Scott : liy .llugiictlc Trlcpinpli. New York, Monday Evening, Sept C. Tqo Telegraph could liot, from some unac countable cause, communicate vvilh Now York. , . ., .. ,. . ' . ; 1 1 '?. ",llmviM2 port, sent 0 1,0 hprmglield i"iii'ui 111. iiimii 11 m 1 wiliuu . V,tA Ckuz, August ill. It h reported tliat - .... . P . ' CMI reached Ayotl.1, twenty miles Iran tho capital on the 13th, having had no light 011 tho way. Major Lilly reached Jalapa afely. Tho rcinfoiceincnts under Capl. Wells had a fight at tho N'hiIoiiaI Hridgo, nnd lo-t live or six killed, with two or three wounded. All his wagons leturned to Vera Cruz. It was reported nt Vera Cruz that a party of twelve dragoons were supposed to bo taken by LIIO .,1C.H illlS, It was also reported that Scott on Ids ml- Vance, defeated 11 body of Mexicans after a hard fight. Tho lastdivisionof tho Army had left Pucbla. The Return of Paretics to Mexico. Sinco Mr. Polk set the example of granting "Passes" to Mexican Generals and Presi dents, there seems to bo no difficulty in tho way of the return of tho most bitter and vindictive of tho .Mexican War-party, to impart strength and vigor to tho resistance to our arms. Our rea ders have seen that 1'areds has made a pleasant entry into Mexico, via the American city of Vera Cruz. Tho following aro the comments of Mr. Kendall of tho Picayune on tho occur ence : Corcapondcnce of the Xew Orleans ricayune. Vera Cruz. Aul'. 1 1, la 17. It is wilh mollification and regret I have to inlonn you that Gen. Parcdes passed through our city tins morning, about 7 o clock, in dis-1 ...... i-.iib I, .inn .ii t.aitlvil MlUb stun was Ihe fact, he was far out of our reach on his wav to tho city of Mexico, Ho arrived this morning on tho royal mail steamer Teviot, under an assumed name, and entirely unknown to tho captain of tho vessel. is soon as tho vessel camo to anchor ho camo . Uilll!tl1 lr,,L" lm 10"J .1, a som brcronnd horses for himscdf and servant, and " tamoml the ranch" without ceremony, One hundred dollars was offered for his arrct as soon as information reached Col, Wilson that ho was or had been iu tho cily, end every effort was made- 10 arrest linn, but the " bird had I llovvn" and given us a specimen of assurance 1 nnd cunning that would do credit to the fatiior : r v.,t. Z;-. ,V ' u . ' , . , . 1 ., I 1,10 Voxlc'1" merchant who ni-ted in the escape is IVpe Xunora, and during the search for Pared s his house was surrounded. The olilcer entered an I was assured by Sir Yamora .1 . 11 t . .1 1 J ir t lnl 'lreJ" w'"' ,"ot 111 ,IC l"",.' .,UxJ,, been heio ? was the question, "les, refilled . Zunnra, very coolly, " Whit did ho want ?" ! asi the American. "Ho introduced him-elf tn m0 , (jen Paredes. and asked in tu ho- friend him, and I told him that I would. Ho then asked me lo let him have a jacket, hat and horse, which I furnished him and ho has been gone from hero about two hours. on arc vvcl come to search, but I can will not find him here, and . 1 , 1 ,1 , . ' , ' 1" ... . ...1. .1 ; ." " iV There aro his coat and hat, which you can take if yon like." I forgot to mention that a letter was sent by tiio American consul at Havana, informiiiL' the 1 authorities bore that On. Parades was on kurd, 1... !. I. I .... !.- . I- I . but it camo to hand too late to do any rood. t,lKU '" "3"'1 TCU" f Snvcrnmcnt, crush all 1 attempts at negotiation and head tho army in ' I,cr?n" again-t (ion. Scott, should ho think it i expedient; but if not, fill back lo some place , h-omi the cily and himself fiir another '. . ' er "I" '"'tu'r occasion. At all events, ho ! Is J"st "'e man the Mexicans h ivo been want- , mg ever since the battle of Cerro Gordo, and now that ho is with them onco more, there is no telling what mighty events may bo the result of ins return irom exile. JTThe X. O, Sational thus humorously bur lesques the practice of letter-writing on the put of office-seekers and candidates for office. Tho letter of .Mr. Snooks is about as sen-ible, candid, honest and pointed as mo-t of those which havo been addressed to the gallant old veteran, and his imaginary reply is better than his last authentic letter to certain Tennessee Lo cofocos. We think so, at any rato : Highly Important Correspondence. Prospectville, June 7, 1817. Dear Sir As you aro our candidato for the Presidency, so constituted by the people, you are, therefore, open to nil sorts of imuertiiient questions. Your nrivnee is t.. u .'1.1 , 1 enn oro In cnlTn. ... 1.- .1 -i ' . : Us if vn vvero a m .!.. vito s ',, ?l , 'T ,, ,'-," . ? simple vv lne-s in the hands of ,,n m'lLl "lt0 mber of sharp lawyers. I am l,K people, nnu uemg an execedini' small specimen, I havo undo it a practice for r.. f,, ii.n .i. ,.r ....!.' . '"ryiars I r J' .. r '" V """.'.r"-yj 10 Pndeivor to ,.rir . . . . v;-yj - 1. Mj'VH 101 uiu tan 01 some great man I w,, happened, for the time, to bo iu tho ascend 1 anry. I urn opposed to your elevation to any oflice j and would not vote for you wcro you, in the l.m. I t 1.., 1 .. - v, j ',. mv 1.111- I "in"c '" ' 11 u l-ocoloco Senator of this Slate I " l"ln enough to sit on the rb'ht hand of tbn Thione of Heaven." Yet I shnnl I 1 im-lv ilelbrbtnl if vn ,...,i i. " 1 u0.,c-,'cd- 1 1 n7 , ',. . , ' . me ques- , . people as Having done soinethin.r ,n 1 1,1 ""Representing your real sentiments II 1 acroimillsh line n,.l..n.. .,- . . . - i -i " i'ii .ire. iieieaiei . i nm sure of some snnll offlco us a revv ard'for mi- in I genious services rtam lor mj in- I i ,,.:ci. , , - , . ' 1 Kno"'- firstly. whether von are in fa- ."" r"iK corn in ootn endsof tho birr (hit is scut to mill horse-back, or do von,, tho modern system, invc, t.,1 , .J i vv'vn. .ii,.,i,i,'. , .' V"" "aiuer, j 1 "o Used a largo stone in one end to balance I '" strain at (ho other ? Secondly, aro you in ' ,vr "I mules having colls J Tfiirdlv nr.. I in favor of crossing the nutnU , ! ?,. , niimnkin; " -".uie 1 1 " . . - . " Prompt and dellnito answer in il, tion, will oblige, Your fellow ritlmn Con y VmVSTL'S M0N'T-L'n SNOOKS, lien. . I'aylor. Camp near M.uilerey, July 9ih, 1817. Inspected .SVi-Your very important com niunicanon came to hand in duo course of mail and lagpgo . lunsrtatinn. I rc.1( it iiiii In 1 I p,l',,8"ro' 1 W'Ble.l it , ,d l o'buM "tlev',roi"1,"f .v"r tentiments Li fe"livf"ilntiiiJctj ) to place them before me in vVritjn,r. --ie m ment has kept mo so exceedingly busy of ; doing nothing ,hat I have not Ll tinm to w e ou as prompMy I couhlhavede-ircl, 0 " n I as explicitly, when I sit do'.vn to tho task, n tho importance of the subject demands. Your first question 1 snail answer tiiein an categori cally is ono that involves a favorite system of exchange, which would bo indelicate for me, in my present position, to enlarge upon, but I wi I say in passing, that it is hotter to havo a stone in ono end of tho meal big than in the bladder. To your second question I pnswer, I nm in fi vor of mules having colts, provided it suits thy mules, and don't interfere with tho vested rights of tho people. Your third question involves a point upon which I have many doubts cros-ing tho melon with the pumpkin certainly enlarges tho melon, but it will require a largo share of th ! attention of philosophers to show it don't rum the nutmeg. With high respect, I remain, Your most obedient servant, '.. TAYLOR. Augustus Montaguo Snooks, Esq. AliniVAL STE.YMlIIt ATDOSTOX OP THE Jr'! CALEDONIA. 1'ivc Dnys Later Irotn Europe. Tho steamer Caledonia, Capt. Lutt, arrived at tho Cunard wharf, (Hoston) with the mail of the 10th of August from Liverpool. The pa pers are rather barren of interest, except iu re lation to the markets for Dread Stull's. It ap pears that still anothir decline has boon submit ted to in Wheat. Tho Caledonia has one hundred and seventeen passengers from Liverpool to Hjston.and fifteen from Halifax. Tho (lueen nnd Prince Albert wore on their visit to Scotland. They slopped at the Isle of Man, where they received, of course, great at tention. Wilmcr and Smith do not announce any new fiilures. They say that a considerable amount, of bills have been returned to tho United S' , the drawers having refused acceptance on vari ous grounds ; and it is understood that M -rs. Raring, Hrothors &. Co., havo interfered fir tho honor ami account of Messrs. Prime, Ward co Co. of New York, in a large amount of bills bearing their endorsement. The attempts made on tho 15th aid lGlh of August to get oft" the Great Hritain, were unsuc cessful, ami she will have to lie in Dundrum Ihy another month, when another trial will by made ; should that fail, sho will havo to remain whore sho is another winter. An American has been elected in Dnndilk, Ireland, as a member of Parliament. The c in test was between four parties, Whigs. Torios, Young Irelanders, and Repealers, and Mr. Carroll McTaiish, of the Repeal party, nfter 11 warm contest, was elected over all olheis. Mr. McTavish is a de-cendant of "Charlos f'arr ill of C.irrollton," was born and educated in tins country, and was inlrodnced to Ihe eh'ci r f Dund.ilkby Mr. John O'Coiinell, to fi'l t , v .. cancy created iu the borough by his broth jr Dan iel's resignation. An I.n-i innvr at the Battle of Movt" v. While Col. D.ivis, with his roninur ' is )tv ,..,., "f ...-.j '",u. cn.igi 11 vv 11 ! 'hrect fire, a mm i ly rode up, and d I ,.e middlo of tin. ii the enemy rxii'wod 1 1 1 p iu a long cr.iv urt"tit su ' 1- :sin,iiiiilinir. n'ared bun., 1 ,, the middlo of the -tree!. Tnere, in tho f -e of the enemy, iimid-t the thicke-t of their t'.r-, bu coolly drew from a case, suspended a! out h,s person, a spy glass, wj, which having ach st, it to a proper focii-, lie proceeded to roconiii 'r- the Mcxie m b itlery. II.iv ing satisfied him- I ns tn ,!,.. I..!.. I. 1.. l. I . . 1 ...t. . til,' 1111 1111,11 hu Silllgllt, U MIIIL i, I.n ! 11,0 SUss returned it to its case, and unnr ie 1- 1 1 1 1 . . ,111. 1 1 1 i"i j ci 1. 1 to . t, s;;- ,!.. has but two pieces, and bv making a d d un to tho right von can take them iu llink." "And who the devil are ou ?" "I, sir, am M ir M.iushvld, of the Corp' of Engineer-." " A I ri"ht! come oil boys !" responded the C lonel. Tho battery was soon carried. Xat. lot-11 11 cer. r-n tiiv Sap Ain'idcst and Death at Clinton oi. -On Tuosdiy, tho 2lth tilt., .Mr. George A. Jenkins, of Auburn, (the m ister mason at toe Clinton Prison) while directing tho hoisting of stone, was struck down by the falling nAbo tripod of shears used for that purpose. Ho sur vived the blow (which was mmn (ho head) but for a few hours, and died without a return of consciousness. It was a solemn spectacle u see the weeping convicts bearing him to t ie hospital, and while h lived, Mr. Cook, iho agent, gave all the convicts permission to talo a last look at their instructor. Tho privllr e they embraced with tearful eves and utterance choked with grief Plattsbur'gh Repub. Bv Telegraph at Xr.w York. , Vi, Sept. 5,1817. The Southern miil of tw',y brings New Oilcans papers of the i'Jth n'r. 1 here had been no arrivals from Mexie i. T . I usiiiou was hourly expected. Tho inter n a at New Orleans, from yellow fever, dinm , fortv-eight hour ending 23lh nit., wrrol' deaths at the Charity HospinU 2C ; imennJu at Lifivette, 2U. The death of the Hon. John .M.vrrrv .s of Nermnnt, already announced, invites ut ! i- . pas-ing tribute to his memory. -0 , , M , Ii id only known him, as wo did, durin - - - . vice in Urngres, in which ho was reuur , tor his plain and unobtrusive insm,,.rs, :, ,r with an honesty (,at transpired in all I, s c m unci, would liave sup,.cd, as was the f ,et, mat he had been long a succos-ful niemb r ..ftie Mr, and fur some time Judge of the Supr-,u Court of ins Slate. He served two terms as a Repre-cntativc in Congress, and afterwar , u term ns (.ivernor of his own State, d.vl .no- tn servo longer hi that capacity on account , i' mestic alliictions He was' of a kin I and be nevolent heart and temper, which, with his pro verbial integrity, made him popu! ,r at ho,,,,-, and respected every where. .Vj. ltl,::,g. , r. The Whig Victory in Tennessee. The Xashvilfo Whig informs us that cmn- liovv ,1 i,r v f ,iMu, 0,oc,i0'' 1,1 ' .ate show that Neil S. Hrown's. majority for (,.,v ernor is nine hundred and twenty-one vol. s Iho legislature, which was Locon co la-t InZ ll !najrit' of fu,'r on joint ballot, is o vv Whig by a majority often-one in the Se nate and i.ino ... the House. A United Stat-, Senator is to bo elected. democratic organ at NashiiMo union) now admit th ..,.. .i.. i... I'.ia it is irn.t-- ' . ' r ''""nicraling mno I mo. cratic counties and. i ...i"i. .. .... I pined Members of U I.K ' V Zl I V "lIo elect a Democrat in a gains. .ativiial In!,llig..-er. Npecinl Notirp. winiT';f"li.,,',m',ry(:l!A':Ft:N'nEii'i nrrsr achieving uiUMrallcled trium,.l,s m v,', , ,? wc m v 1 1 i "C.OU"lrV',,re ",v ""rcHluoed Into of Z -r. m V ,"'r" rw!'1 l,l,t' "dveri.semenl n , , L, ' r''''bcrf.Coi'V'a'''' wl"l'h foa"d m another column, lor safe ut Sutaw.Mus, , se l ourt House !iuarc, and by Amos (.' ?.,oar t-liurcli urcet. Mr. I. rirowii l).3r r-ir Ihvin? te-ted t'i value ot your birsapirilta and Toinalo thlt it. 1 1 ke pleasure iu umug lo you the laets ut my cus- lor .ur own satislactiou nnd beinlitoi otheis. 1 have heen suir.-nnii with the Lr), humor ut my side, cau sing niy hand and aim tu swell very much, and t. bo painful, at the Mine time and lor some tune prev .ous have been troubled wilh a weak stomach ino-l of niy food lias hurt me, and there has been a singular fuintucss at the stomach, which has been lu. reusitig, and caused me much ddticully. Alter I commenced taking your Hitters 1 rould perceive a gradual anJ tip. mediate relict, and would recommend II with much ciuilidence to those who are troubled with i. h com plaints. Yours Truly, W.M. DAMKb'Ll. per wile by Tum. A I'ick, and A. C. Src, Aim. theatrics and wholeile DruuiFisis. iidb,' .t.-ni.. n , Medivine jnerlly thriMijhoul the Kintt, Jlw

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