Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 24, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 24, 1855 Page 2
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OTERESTIXG C0ERB8F0HDENCR. Owr leiTjomy CWUMI-??>?? Ei izaiwmtown, N. J., June l?i I?66- . ^ ,n ?v????g ??*e **"*?"?****1 I)rt3' Ha]] ?l Khz at* k cwn, N. /.-??** *f ?>r"?" ?"? irirt hutnt, ire. A< TIm crtft! tUU of ibis place has jnrt fund oO, aid fci ths entortoiamsnt d toe fashionable por aoo ?f jtnr tuduit I will lay before yoa ft *ju>fah ?f the Interesting ?IWr. Knowing Un reason ?r Bab-enable loireea to be ftt an eid, 1 wnu ?Jtae <h?l aarpaiscd, ? few days since, when I reed lbs M lowing invitation, Mat te some of jour, ae well as vox owl ban ton?'? ctoceocooooooocecoooooooooe ? lias. La Ouaibso * ? WW to happy torn ? M* ? Ow Wwmwoay tv'iw, *av83, at8 0'Ci.oo*. " ? B. 8. V. P. KhwnstMown, N.J. 0 ceooooooooioooooooooooooooo Ae e matter of covn, I ootud not forego toe op portunity to appear upon nob en oc.'uaioa, ar.d npoa toe tveuing announced found myself among toe |*y ftsd festive throng. Upon entering toe magniflcent gronads of Monsieur La Ciwu, ?te is struck with the greet besuty of the plsee that looks more like some fairy giotto Uisb the homo of mortal. In the centre of ? perk of some t rsniy sores stands (he mansion el La Chauas, surrounded by a flower gardes blooming with almost overy flower that P'era his given to mortals. Upon approaching the housa, that by degrees loomed np bom among the thick foliage, toe eye reeled upon thousands of variegated lights that earns peepiag through the thiek bwqusl, wktle music from a well trained band added to the enchanting scene. The large and splewd apart ments of the mansion Itself wars thrown open for ton visiters, forming toe tal dt dan**, and rebel hi all that was gorgeous and attractive to too eye acd mate. Within the mansion were s thousand lights, sfcesmbw bom ccatly uhsndeliers, contributed each the* mito to light up the beauty of toe place. Abed three hundred invitations had ooea distri butod among the blends of the boot and hostess, but owing to several causes, about one hundred and ttfty persons were present, but smoag those present were the fairest flowers of American fash'on aid beauty. Among suoh n galaxy of beauty it is d.ffi salt, nad perhaps some injustice may be done in particularising, but as it would be impossible to give you a list ef all the fair dames present, I will ooftfcnt myself with a eelection of only a few of toeee wham I thought most attractive, both for beauty ef person and costume, as follows:? Mailemt L'C. .ae, as n dam* dt la cjw of Louis XtV.?Underskirt, rial white brocade, trimmed with four rows of tulle boulerie, white roses and ribboa; everskirt, blse brocade; waist, a basqia, trimmed with white pearls; hair powdered and ?Le?eed with diamonds, leathers and large ptakrosss-forming a charming trutmbl*, and presenting a m >st lovely mid animated picture of the gay court of Louis XIV. Miss V. 9. L'C. .se, step-daughter of the ttir and lovely bostcas, waa 0rawed as Meroedis; polonies, white skin with pink stripes, trimmed with gold Ises; hair richly and tostcfody dressed sod orna masted. This young lady, during the evening, charmed toe aucieuce by her masterly pitfoiuiiuoe ayes the piano. Mr C. L'C. .ae, sister of (be above, dressed as a Flench peasant; pink underskir;, trimmed with to ail j colored riobois: blue werskirt, trimmed with bios ribbon; hair powdered and decorattd wi h new Moon flower*; eyes dark and flashing, the brightest biiBiante is the room. Mlse F. L. .nee, of Elizsbethtovn?a Ksrckioasss Louis Qusterse ?yellow underikirt nod blue over skirt, trunmsd with white roses; hair powdered rich and bcautibiL All the cavaliers of the roira gave homage to (his belle of toe deuce. MraH.L..nee,ofNew York? OounteeedeGuise? sica white brocade underskirt, trimm jd with white roses. Overskirl was blue, with pink ribboiu, rosw and diamonds. flair powdered a la Lju.a j, and set off with dkamonds, feathers and flowers. This lady waa a bright particular in tos conitella tton of bssoty in the ball room. A young anl br utal bride, just blooming inth womubooi, all the gallants of the room vied with each other in vriuniog her recognition? "The lovliest of tho lovely, The fahrost ci the fair." hDee L. .see, of New York, sister m-liw of the above, s charming Marquise-dress was perfect, be ing of white and blue, trimmed with fltwora and pearls, looped on each side with roaos. Her hatr flashing with brillisata, sbe was the dangerous rival of her married sister, the only difference between the twe being? With the M tt waa might and Ae?paur, WKh toe ether Sighs and boors. Mrs. W. .ton, of New York?Spinish ladv ; pink drees trimmed with Mack velvet. Hair dressed with n high backed comb, black veil and pink rose. Hisses C.. c's, o f New York?Hi cue young sisters looked as sweet as tmah blown roe is. One a French pesssutsss. Short skirts trimmed with pink ribbon; heed tastefully dreeaed in a high oip o! the French peasantry. Who would not be n shepherd, with noch a frseinating shepherdess ? Mwes Le'B. .r. Oae slater dressed at Flira; while n.. ?Mn dress, trimmed with wreaths ot pink wees, encircling the skirt and formiag four or Ave flounces. A wreath of the same crossing toe brow. " Hew many longed to be a rose that they m-.ght kiss that brew." The other sister a Frenth peaaautese; plainly and simply dressed. 44 Beauty unadorned was alorn ed the most." Mis. Le'B. .r, the mother <f the tbove lsdiee, was dmaeed plainly and neatly according to the sine or teste of French ladles. Mies Bella C. .y, daughter of one of oar re ires: n totiven abroad. Dressed in plain wh'te, flinuoed with bine ; short skirts. Though very young, she ftlrvsdy gives Indications of olaying the b. lie. Mrs. F. .er, of Pnilsdelphii. Rich Pro cats droes ; raited flowers, gold lace and fringe; velvet head dress, trimmed with gold, one of the ncosst and mcit appropriate in the room. A young widow, lovely and graceful. lot '? B-medioVs" be wire. I omd give you many mire dresses, but I am afraid of taking up too much of your apse3. Ihe above were the most prominent, aad may he taken ks a sample of the bal eottum*. Inasmneh as my prejudices run more in favor of eaapHmenting the lair sex than the gentlemei, yon will excuse me from entering into a lengthy allusion to tos " lords or creation" who had the honor of dancing, chatting and flirting with the above npon this interesting oectckm. CoL D. son, ?f Fateraon, X. J. A Turk ; scarlet velvet coat, trimmed with go'd Dee; white bree:has. geld flings and red velvet: Cashmere scarf aoi esp a la Turk. Toe richest dress m tba room. Mr. La ?. ne, of Nsw Yirk. DartDng, a cha Bfteter in the " Tore# Musketeers'' of Dsumv. Much admired. Mr. H. H. p, Prince of Comi; a ckaracter well token. Mr. Fsiw. g, an Egyptian; a nataral c iaraitrr for (his gwnilemnn to assume. Mr. Q. s, n Zouave. Mr. K. p, aJockey. Mr. W. E. W. .g, a burgomsstei-. Mr. G W. C. .a, as Hamlet. Mt. D. W. o. n, a Greek?an ancient C.-eek. Mr. A. D. ,n. a sailor. The only objejtion was Ma reel was a tittle too natural, approaching nearer toe "land roll "than the roll of the salt sea. Mr. T. T.W .g, a brigand. Ha looked toe oha seetor s> naturally tost dl in tos ballroom fait tt n? eevtary to guard their poikets against him. Mr.H..d,Edgar,of Havanswoid. Mr. La C.. as,toe host of the evening, drevsed as n Marquis. This representation was the recqiiant of assay well deserved compliments. Tba dancing commenced at 9 o'clock in the ! evening, and was eeutinred nnUl 12 o'cioto, whm the company was Invited to supper. Ererytniag tout eould tempt ths appetite was spread in g;ea*. atorsdvnee upon too tabiea Fall jostuw having ?son done to ths vlsnda of toe suppev, the r wnpsuy ' were again ushered into the ball roim, wberj ths dancing was rammed, nad ended not till 5 o'clock hi the morning, when breakfast wis auuouucad. This idea ef adding breakfast to toe sttract'oa of as evening ball was seaething niw, and met with general approbation. I shall enter Into ni minute dMcriptkn Of tos dsaee, bat bold It to be sufficient to any tost too program we was a goad selection of qvadfilks, polkas, wainss, Ac. This whole affair was wall conedvei by toe geasrmia host and host ess, and earr ed oet with magnlfloeuoe uaiurpasssd by any bulls of thsktad OVtr given in this citato or oven as mem extravagant Wnw York. ml fbr dodag up my letter with 1 nftoir of the heart, to which I I ??ght alhreton to a MMa ?> alhieton to tat ^xlmusted twtooer. sf Uw _ lao.htu af human oflWr was a fpoisra win ?>? uxaj-sg " Vu>\'j ?i vioinsr uibvaa'vy," w? tab 1 ecnld joI w?KW oiH I had r op ?y aart; &A *a*?1wrof bo eitnn presiat, I did tte I?i- bsr\ tVm- sal s;ttl. Mi ?"o el thwga to bt< Voir sue route*. It appeared tUt OB ??()|eO( ftnpeo &Bd wavering Jaiwt f?M walk ing srpcm the balcoay, when the firaMr pressed tui M't somewhat after this (ataxia :? Hon*?Oh, now, Jalw, yon know 1 love yea. Why won't yen content ? JvLu-Ok kuh, don't be fooliik. Ho* do yon know but that some m wilt hew us ? Ronno? Nassau*, we e-e all alone: tbey ve sT engaged U the daaee. Come, now, give me jaal one ilea; yon ahnnft go until yon do. Julia?I vow i won't; yon ahtat; TO boiler; 1 vow I wilt; you are crazy; I do declare If yon ever attempt sock a thing again, I? Just about this time yonr correspondent became ro ranted himself, that the remainder of J ana's wrttnee waa lost. Roxxo?(mora entbaeiaattc than ever) - An am eeialy aa yen, I vow I will have a kiaa; sa here gom. (A blight rustling of silks, 11m were to lipa, and t rn? O! put out the lights and let down the car tain, for the piny ia over.) After this, our friaada, arm in arm, walked bv.k into the ballroom, and Joining In the dance tbsy bcth looked aa innocently aa if nothing had baa* pelted. Ti e only object in giving the above ia to place Bomcoa upon their guard, and to remind them that walla have ears. I won't oomplala of hia attach ment for Julia, nor vice versa; bnt i do complain of hie coming oat and excit'ng hia frienda bvyoad the bounds of leaeoa. by taking his ? wee* before thsm a it Lent parsing hia luxuries around. A man can ?ok ooldlv u; on almpjt anything except love mik iap; bat in doiog tnia, ho is put upon the rack if no; admitted into the party. In regard to the above affair, a dbiitereated observer, and who ia, therefore, competent to judge, gives him encouragement ia hiaiult. Preas on a little more vigorously, and the day ib your own, for Julia, "swearLog the vonld not consent, consented." The victory in this ia more than h?lf worn. After breakfast the company, of whom most were horn Now York, quit the "gay nod feative" s*?ae, and mined for borne. All bad enjjyed a ragal en ter'slsmeat, and all, no done*, will long renumber the hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. La Ctielrse. "jl VBIBL A SI ON J THIS." Our SyrMUM Cos respond eiice. Btbacusb, June 15, 1865. Something About t\t City of Syracuse?TV it Know Nothings in tk? State? What tht People Think of George Law? What of Seward? What of Fer nando Wood ? Description of the Salt Works qf iSyracuse, 4*c. I have been no ? more than one week in this city of conventions? this renowned centre of "isms"? and hare aa yet sosa bat little occasion to find fault with the pia e, for I have beea cordially re ceived and hospitably cam! for. I bad, as I supposed, beome permanently settled at my hotel, when moet unexpectedly I found my baggage transferred to the honsa of a prominent merchant, and, as a ma'.tor of coarse, I followed my bsggsge and transferred myself to the same place. Syracuse numbers from thirty to thirty-flve tbru aand inhabitable; thirty years ago there was hardly more than a store, a meeting honsa and a black smith's shop. Young America says that this is vary fair for sn Inland town. The character of the people of this place has bsea greatly misrepresented abroad. Bring a central town, most cf the 8'.ate conventions are held here; and whatever the action of the '.'onventim may be, the town must bear the blame; wbatsvar tbe com plexion of the gethtrlng may be, the character of the people bscomea tinged with it. If a woman's rights convention meets here, the world ssys that Syracuse is going en masse toe wo man's lights, or, in other words, is going crazy. If en abolition or disunion convention is held here, tbe residents are ferthwito denounced a* dLuu'oaisis. If the spiritualis's gather ia numbers be e, im mtdiately it is r?port?d that all Syracuse is going mad with that fanaticism. From reports, I h? da' most expedite i to toe the women weiring p*n'?i->cc*, every mm attended by a ghost, every house bauatei, everybody op pesed to the constitution of tbe Unicoi States, miet cf tbe children of a mixed comp'exion ind very nu iotrou>. I Hud, however, toat there are a fe * wo men who do not wear pants a few mm who are no: constantly attended by ghosts, a few houses that are not blunted, a lee tables that stand stdi, ex ctpt when moved by visible agencies; a few msn who are in favor of tbe constitution of tie United 8'atei, and r few children tbat are white. Syiacnse is not quito such a hotbed of so :fa! and political evils as has been g in orally represented Pablto sentiment is as healthy here w in any other town in the State. I do cot say that tbe place is perfectly free of these evil*, but I do say tnry are not peculiar to tbe place. Tbe onrront of popular tenement sets strongly against tbe insti ulon of slavery; yet there is no general wish to iaceifere w.t'ait in the States where it ia firmly established; but there la a very strong opposition to the farther extension of slave terri tory. Tbe fiiecda of the Blave interests are more nume rous than I had been led to exosct. I have heard apologies for the Kansas affair, andtbrir jattiii na tion attempted. Tbe American party here, I understand, is quite a uiit. and much stronger taan at the last elec tion. A deep undercurrent of American feeling is very perceptible. This I flad to bo the ca?e every where throughout tbe State; bat it is not strong enough to induce all who profess to bo lufloenoed by it to support tbe party, if they do not like the mas. George Law takes very w?U here, and I have no doubt be will improve upon acpiatataa e. There is, very quietly aod i^sidaonaly, an influ ence at work in the councils of the Order .under :be snspioes of the 8e vardit a, which, tiniest gaardai against with much shrewdness sad skil, wui pro duce disseDsions at tbe next elections, and thereby ensure the defeat of tbe Order. Thia is tbe intention; time will to'J how success ful ttai gsme is. I doubt much whether iifieon thousand votes can be diverted by this sgeac/ from tbe national A me; i **n party in this State. I, however, anaoipate a failing off of about that num ber I fiod that to ere Is a very quiet set ti ng of popu lar opinion towards Fernando Wood for tbe next Governor of toe State of New York. H>.s prom-it nesa to assume naoonsieilitiea others never dared to take, baa stormed the ramparts of fsvor and -anted them. The question now is, how long can he sustain him self in that position'!' I have fjuad among tbe former friends of Seward, among abolitionists of the strongest prejudices, those who refuse to support blm any longer, on ac count of bis coarse upon the school question. They now donbt hia sincerity as a ftse toller, be having proved recreant to the rducatkmal interests of ths etato, which are regarded as the bulwark of all our .-opu'.sr tostttntlon*. The salt works courJtnto the prominent and leading interests at Syracuse. I have known bat little abeut them, and waa surprised to loaru of their extort. PresofTiagadeacr-ptloa of them maybe of interest to your nhdert, I have taken some puns to acquaint myself with the details of tbalr manage ment. On my calling upon Mr. N. W. Bm-ti, tbe suoer very kindly gave me all ths lnforma tion I wanted, and taking me into his carriage drove through tbe ground*, giving me a minute explana tion of the management and of the works. Tueie woiks are a perfect gold mine to the peopie of Syracuse. They bring into the plice an income of about one million eight hundred thooaaad doHarw. D.rsaUy and indirectly, they employ over four thoosan 1 men. There are I required for packing tbe salt twelve hundred tboa i sand barrels,each of which srill bold five bushels. Tbe price of these barrels varies twenty-five to thirty tone cento each, mest of waich are made in Oswego county. There are three kind# of salt manufactured?tbe coarse, the flue, tbe very floe er ground salt. Tae coarse salt is manufactured la what ara ct'lei vats, sad is produced by expodng tbe brim to the sun; no a fair day tbe evaooratioa fa very rapid. Tuess I vats have rack asutfaoe of J88 square feet, and a depth nf perhaps nine inches; there are ab mt four teen thousand of them, covering mors than two hundred acres. Each vat is protected by a cover, which is plaeed npia rollers. These covers are moved aside in o'rar weather, and plaeed btok again upon any indication of rata. Although very heavy, they ara eaaily moved; a boy of ordinary ?r rength ran mows taem. The brtae is first drawn from tho reservoir into what are called reception rooms, whiob are nothing more than vats, srith a depth of somo feorteeo 'aches, placed upon higher gonad than tbe real of the rata. Here the briae Is left (bam four to Sta dsys. A heavy esdimaM, mwily of aa arista and suTpbeta of liase, settlss to the b d::ai; toe pars Mat Jtim inn t*t Into Hf Hm* ? xpoaed to the win. It is a r?V, for '.be ? uri>u? te vaiok the erj?Uli*vti03s gong ??? ?? jh> 011 * fav .table dsy, la v?ry i rrwptiKe. ike Are s'lt is produced by boiling. E?e*?e? tabhshssent for boilmg is 'fclJel? bV.^k; ?'u> tbtre in two Intant) nd fl"y. ?it!> au w'r 0# mtj kettles U? a btoek, raon kettle b-iktfr - r^rr_ *?Ucm- making ia all flfteea thoom ^ i?uiea bylcing ft or kvdrsd and Af'J Xa!i<m* of brtoe. Forty gallor ? of brine one bo hoi 01 salt. Pram (he salt ao "?*?nf'^apei h m^tb? wj fine or table salt. It ia gm drie4 bf faro**,, and then greatd or pu^e^med. j MW ^5^1 as hue aud as soft aa flour, Toia saU u m for notaiatf but foe inunedivc and for table purpose a. Its strength urt vitality la vsry mock weakened by the nreerss 0* drying and pulverizing. It i? almost use it is aa '* preservative of bn ter or mea's. There ate twelve wells now in ate, varying from ei?oty to three hundred and thirty feet in depth. t)ne of tour hui died and fourteen feet will aooo be brought into uae. Two of tbeee wells are annk in the mke, liity feet below the bid of the lake and eighty below the surface of the water. There are over thirty milet of aqoedaet logs fur tbe convoying of tbe brine to tbe different es'nhlMhmmts. One hundred and thirty thouaand oorda of wood are used during tbe year, costing about four hundred th ra ised dollars. y Tbe salt reason lasts from the fl'st of May to tbe laat of November. Tbe average amount of salt produced by each manufacturer is twenty thousand bus'els, making a business for each of abent five thousand dollars. Toe wells are nothing more than tubes, whioh are sunk down until the salt rrgfoiB are fcond, aod then there are found no springs or streams of aalt water, but the brine oozss from every side of the large cavity which Is dog oat at the foot of each tube. The grounds upon whi h the salt water it fount belong to the State, and the SUt* supplies this water to toe mauufo turer at one cent for 6 very bushel manufactured. Tr e estimate for this year is over sin m'flio-s of bushels. Bat ss tbe dinner bell is ringing, and my inner man inclineth to tt>e acceptance of its invitation, verily I must leave the salt works and go to dinner. Nokval. Oar Dobbe* Ferry Correspondence. Dobbs' Fzrkt, N. Y., Jane 6,1855. luteal TtuJi'ions-Notice Heroes?Revolutionary Anecdotes?Dtseenden ts of Col. Idell. Aside toe ch?rn? of scenery, which are by so means inconsiderable, it is a matter of su-prise to us that this little vilage, so rich in revolutionary interest, should have attraoied so alight an atten tion from our local historians. Altbongb, in corn men with the adjacent localities, it has been the theatre of many a deed of reokUss daring, aid the scene of many a depredation by the "Skinners" c d "Cowboys," it has hardly maimed the honor o' a passing note. It was here, although it may not he generally known, that Arnold appiinted a ooafer enee with Andre, in the event of a successful issue to his journey, whish providentially resultod in his capture. Here, also, if tradition speaks aright, a< grand Indian oounoil of the principal north ern tribes was held to devise ways and msanr for the extermination of thewhl'es. Bat let toe reuembranoe of tteir atrocities, excusable, psr baps in a measure, be burled along with thsir oa u "^nw wg.^ptrhaps, the most daring of the re. volutknta'j spirits to whom this regi<m gave blrto, was L'entenant (arterwa di Colonel) j to idell. This offloer's toorougn ktowisdse of the ocontry was often called in requisition by Washington himself. Daring the greater part ot the war he was one of the volunteer guides for the oooi ty of Westchester. Bot the claims ol these men upon the gratitude of their country tor their signal services failed to reach toe ear of Con gress, and like too many of their compatriots, they were doomed to a republic's neglect. From among a budget of anecdotes at our command, we shall select only one or two, as being the least likely to engross the columns of your valoab.e paper to an unseemly extent, and as illustrative of h.s mauy "lairbreadth 'Bcapes." While courting the maiden who subsequently bs came bis wife, at Iti father's reeidsaoe, which occupied neutral ground, and was too resort or leading men of botn parties, be had barely time to anticipate a surprise by toe British, by ex ending himself upon a single plank laid across the raf^s of the budding. Tne soldiers entered and demanded to tear h the fconse, io suite ot the reaK>artr?noes of toe fair one, compelling her to lead the way. Bat by skillfully msEoeovring with the Hghtinhn- haud, so that its ray a tell uoon no one object lor any length of time, she succeeded in baffling their designs for the toEos. Bnt upon their descent, one of toe Lumber more suspicious than the rest, struck this vtry plank wito his bayonet, which caused a dull, muffled sound?a farther searoU wes then reidered necessary, bat our hero, by cautiously crawling along too plank, so as to txpoeo no portion ot Wi peroou < r clot blag, mpmsed to reach * ?ort of endowed nook, wluon bad previously claimed so great a ?ba e of chew attention, that it now proved his salvation. 1 might relate the particulars of his attempt to capture Co). Delancey at his own quarters, but he, with a few ot bis folio vers, after having passed tbo guard, found his intended prize absent at a newb boring fight. Ot course they were foroed to brat a baity retreat by fighting through toe lines, joining their coadjutors without, and firing upon their pursuers at different stages of their flight. This Colonel Odell left a daughter, wuo became the wife of Oapt. Bishop Underbill. She met with a melancholy end, in tot seventy second year of her age, by beiig thrown from a wagon on ber return f.'m a visit to tome relations. This occurred some where about toe latter part of last month. Inherit leg many of the notne traits of her Uturtrioos sire, she endeared hewelf to a large circle of friend*, and was noted alike for a generous hospitality and un stinted benevolence. Her retentive memiry en abled her to recount many an incident, as aeard from the lips of Colonels Van Cartlendt. P?U, Oor nehus Oakley, Major Thomas, Dr. Graham and others, who acted prominent parts in toe war. Thus, link after link binding ns to tae romantl1 ? Stst, keeps ever breaking, and we were, indeed, rtnnate, like her, to leave a nnnrs of so god re port and auch "troops of friends" to keen our memories ever green. UsnnadZ. Onr Rhode Island Correspondence. Providence, May 28,1855. Polities end Appointments?Trie Know Nothings and their Strength?Justices of the Peace?An American Ukase?Tht Abolitionists?Toe Moine Law to be amended?What it hat Done-01 i Fogy inn and Foreigner s. I thirk the memory of onr oldest inhabitant dose net ion back to the time when the big and little politicians of our little State were in such uneasy p na ture a as at j ost this mo merit. I speak a literal truth when I say that nobody knows what is to be, during toe present week. No pr >gramme of performances has been fixed upon, and seemiagly, none can bs, to-night,when too party?for we have got but one meets in caucus at Newport to arrange affairs for the session. A few sheriffiand decks of courts, that are to be, are already pointed out, but the more Impor tant offices are In a state of glorious uncertainty. Judges of the Supreme Court are to be ehosen; but will the present incumbents, wno are American ?ocughin heart, but who do not belong to "the petty," be re elected? I would answer that they would not be, if I could tee men of the law who were as well, or half as well qualified, and who could put forward better claims upos the "O.dsr.' Bat the fact is, thsy have got but Tew lawyers In side, and these, with the exeeptlon if the Attorney General, are men of small dimensions. They -?-e too well aware of their itsignifl laioe to aspire to the Supreme bench. I think, therefore, that no changes will be made; but how the matter is to be got over, is more than I do think. The sutojejt is creating a deal ot toonght aud talk, not only among legal men, but with politicians of all grades and colon. The whigt generally counsel the re election of the present incumbents, but the democrats nrge a clean sweep?seme of tbem in the hope of gattlng a dtmoc,at or two upon the bsneh, and other* with the pnrpose oi having the Know No things make themselves appear ridiculous, pros iri pure and incompetent, it may be proper to rem ark tout all the present Judges are wbigs. Another mat er of smaller importance Is creatteg a deal of anxiety amongit another class of people. It has been onr practice, heretofore, to appoint an almost innumerable number of Justices of ths Petes , from all parties. The office is deemed aeortof small Miange. wito whioh to ?inolilhte people who aspire to larger ones. This year word has gone forth that noae but Americans oaa he appointed ; and naturally enough a good deel of feeling is crea ted Every lawyer must have tki office, ot be sub jected ts much inconveoienoe; and yet not ono In five oan get It if this rule is insisted upon. I think H viJ] re* be lariated opus ; bat the Incumbents and ssdIreals art too aaxiona, for their comfort, never tireless i and one of them, who is qualtfl;d by ""'"f . . J .1.1 .M.. I> lh. irfft nt wridl a!sk te.fore toey could git out of iti" Iwrote y aa Fx Hay thai no abolition move *7*1 ' ?* tois. If a " Pesos al L b rty bill" ' ?*ttd, tt will be UMcd n ones. Bo*, mov or nV.tu w'll be llfctlv to tnim aims li'xe flan and eUeb^xs. The Msins lav patty wii.t their l*v ?mr de<l ia several important par ticu'srn, wd thv say ?hit they a>ill insist a :oa in1 in pi action. Nominally, I aupnose they have a majmtty m tbe Keettn b'y, Cm kin*-tenths of til 'Jia ?umber* look upon iw subject wnb iultffcre.^e, or np. n the law afallu.e. they will ho; attend tt. The fact ia, tbo law ia dead i? itlioi* Island. It hM not clawed a grogshop, n>r diminished in temperance in tbe least Liquor ia openly sold in mo a places now tnsn It was before 1' was eaacted; and in nany towns where the traffic had bean ban itbed for years, it baa revived sin e the law went in to operation. I want to eay a word ia regard to the general cha racter and prcspacta of K-oow NotiiogLn in this State, and may aa well say it here. Toe party is yet ?troig, bai ts growing weaker every lay. Its bal ers evidently mistake the cause of its paat popi* lari y, and are blindly driving it into tbe ground. They imagine that hatred of foreigners sni Rimau Cathoiica bae drawn tbe mtsass into their ranks, aid that a bitter, prosedptive. intolerant crusade ?gains', these will keep them there. I know it ia nets?. Tbe strength ef the now party has resulted frrm Ita opposition to old fogy ism, and the faot that It baa in tbe main steered e'ear ot the rotten politi cal gamb'era who have ruled and ruiuei both the whig ard democratic paries. It eama fresh from the people, and would have triumph d w every esse where it has now triumph* d. if it bad not pro scribed Roman Cathoiica or naturalized citizen*. The people were all ready for ths movement; and when tbe people are ready for any thiog, it comes. But a sense)*sa ory against every man who didn't bsppen to be birn in America, or who happened to believe in holy water, got mixed no with it, and will prove i's rnin in one year more, If the party is not re-organized. Opposition to " foreign inflasnoe" is well enough. Opposition to Catholicism, whan car ried into politios, and brought to bear npon oar elecUnrs, is well enough. Bat the relentless ami unconditional proscription of any class of American citizens, whether on aooonnt of {heir religion or the pla'O of their birth, will kill any pa-iy uudtr hea ven. The platform, therefore, ought to bo torn up, and them planks taken out A more liberal and sen s.hle policy should be adopted, and greater empha sis given to ita efforts to annihilate the dead-Heads of tee old parties, and to save the oonntry from the fanaticism and bigotry of sectional politicians North and Booth. This would give new life to the' pmty, and secure to it, in 1850, an overwhelming triumph. Without this, it is a " goner." Bknti.ncl. Our Michigan Correspondence. Biddlk Hops*, Dbtroit, June 1, 1855. Eastern People in Western Cities?How Th.f Feel?Chances of the " Young Go-a-Heads"?The Settlement, Progress, and Present Eminence of Detroit?Its Avenues and Streets?Likes, Canals and Railroads?Politics?The Whigs, Abolito, S irfs and Know Nothings United?Democracy aud General Cass. It is not strange that one who has passed a qua ! terof a century among the rigid forms of Eastern conservatives, where the habits of society are as old as society itself, and the mquiremsnts that enter into it bavo been transmitted as "heir looms," should bo aroused, as he tor the first tiateentciaan enter prising Western city. He is atnrtled at results tha* date back their inception not beyond his o vm memory, and unwillingly recognizes as leaders those npon wiom he has been taught to look as merely charged with the execution of the projeo tiens of older heads. He at once notes the absence of the "solid men" who he has been a customed to asso elate with the inception and sustaining o. every great enterprise, and finds all the interest! of the rapiBy developing resources of the "Great W<at,'' graiualiy txpssding in the hands of energetic young man. It ia this feature that natarally impresses all young men so favcrab j, and it is no wonder they continue to emigrate in such numbers from their old homes in tbe East, and that in nearly ev?ry town and school district, in almost all the Western Siates, thi eors of New York and New Eogland maybe found, fixing njion the opening lifcteof the new ootyitry toe imprets of their enlightened extraction; and ?mid all (he exsitemcnts scd abior oing interests of thel* new condition, they are not unmlndfal of the higher claims imposed upon them, as ths repre sentatives of ancestors who, amid ail tbe severities and rigor of their own early experience, were nevtr found forgetful of the superior claims of the hea. t aid tbe bead. With no class of the pioneers of tee West does this sentiment of ljyaliy obtain as with the descendants of a race of men whose ex will never cease to exist and act in the live of their represer tatlves so long as the inflames of New Eugland institutions shell continue to be felt. In iearly every Urge city and vilUge "New EaglanJ Societies" are formed and forming, having their annual festivals, and mare frequent less formal gath erings; and we may well bope that through the ef fcrts oi the sons of the Puritans, ta thay so liter over the surface of the "Great West," fresh -from the associations they have themselves contributed in foiming, and imbued with the noble and gene rous spirit of their inherited chancier, the same sentiments may be diffaed that have given excM lerce and position to the land of their birth. With no one of the Western cities have I been so favorably impressed as with this; for while it pes femes to a wonderful extent all the elements of a uniform and rapid growth, there are noticeable in it few of the objectionable features of many of its sister places, and is so far in advance of teem in its developement aa to render it more secure in ita busi fefss rslati :ns, and so well defined in its social con dition at to mako it a desirable place for residence. Having passed through those difficult successive steps incicent to the rapid growth of nsw places, that Invest property with an uonatural and unsta ble, and oftentimes hazardous temporary value it has reached such a point in its maturity wuere in vestments msy be with safety made, and the fu'ure securely counted upon. In this respect it is superi or to Chicago and other places that have had a mv-e fapid, tnough less safe advancement, and equal to any of our Eastern places. Detroit dates back for its aetf em'at, long before any of its western neighbors, nearly contemporane ously with Pcilideiphia, and in it? early hint ory is full of interest. Alternately the scene of severs 'J?'? atruggles, and the honest and persevering efforts of a hardy and Industrious race of Fr? nch ?eitiers, it stood, for a l:ng time, if not at the head, ernspr uous in that Urge far trade of the upper laces, that has, until quite recently, been carried on so extensively, and wnich forniihed to those en giged in it sncto large leturcs; and to this source may, to a very great extent, be attributed the pie rent wealth of the plsee. A few who were in coa section with eastern capitalists, identified with this interest, now remain, and in their bands is held at this time s very large p.oportkn of the landed property of Detroit. The progress of the place till 1831, was, aa was the case with most of the West ern towns, very slow, when property suddenly be Snto be acquired by eestern capitalists, and by em a rapid increase of value given to it, and a new life it fused into all the different departments of trade, until the crash of 1836 (whlci spread so like wildfire throughout the whole country,and whic 1 was peculiarly disastrous to Detroi:,) forced the pur chasers to allow it to revert beck into the hank of tee old proprietors, who, not at all satified with thu flnt experiment, have ever since manifested as irons disinclination to a second traffic, in oonssqaence of which a large portion of the best part of the city is at this time in the control of old French settlers either entirely unoccupied, or leased for a Ions teimof years, and to thu ctrcnmstance miy assigned the absence of that rapid growth which has cha raster zt-d the dfevtsiopemeut of some of the other Wretern cities. The portion of Detroit on the left bank of one of tbs rent, beautiful rtve?s in the West, suffioientlv ?Uvated to overlook it, and commanding an exieo aive view of the Canada side, and the 'ooanCj Z , hit d sMig down towards the river, U certainly very attractive, whi^ the broad arenas, running the entire length of the city, and extending al ?ng o? the ridge of thu elevation, and ths equally weU laid rut streets at right angles- this (Jefferson ave r'nvlvi7iv towweirdeflned and ample pro rirtioui exhibit tbe supsrior teste and judgment displayed in re urlxg symmetrical and liberal proportions for its Sx?2f! .??la Jefferson aveane is oonceded to be the finest street on thu continent, and by manv i" said to compare favorably with any in the wori/ ?? ffiraaHi uniformity and proportions are con rened. It is 120 feet wide Vit all poinJTto iu length, perfectly straight, and neariy level, with the sxoeptlonof a slight rise near the middle, which only givrn additional fffect as It is viewed tram ei|h*r end. Woodward aveane, the next nest, pro rnlscnt street, intersects it at light anglei. of near ly tbe same width, and about three miiee in length the upper part famishing some of ths finest^points *>??, ??r enough beek tote t'ty """ tee business centre, su snffislsativ l^^ tean tbo rest of ths city to overlook is. From the IIret, great care seems to have been exorcised to ?eeare e tog-eful plan for the city, and equal dia crigpip'Jonlo^oUowingftont. Nfitosr pates per CCUIJgt th' - ^ tCTZT 'Jl1"" - "IT ?7? ?U IB a- v*Itffcr u It* ^ J>fl,iUI06 of thttf n va # v. tKvir? "** ? *?>*ts *./ ton&e who have g0ue t>af ?ra tit1 ? V1 Bwnr* ^ *"r their oitf the pm*7 deni-rel ti^h,f.vthe:'Qu'fU & ' ol Uh> Ve?"_r?Se to t&. g Ci4iflied bj? muat b- aligned No: until very recently hu Pitroit takes tie place among the larger Westers citiev, tit*, l a coBmernal P<*J'km aid inland aivant^ci have aligned for it. P-seeming the beet ham ? ,n the Mie?, aid from its ntnatioi intorcepiiug the whole vf toelr commerre, It in certainly distilled to a highly prosperous future; sad so far at th.? is coa otrned, is far Bntcrlor to aoy ether Weete.-n oi'v and most, from the very tutor. of the cue, coa tL oe to rtihata ac. Tfce opening of the ftanlt Msrte Cstal. furnishing an unobstructed sal e**y communication with Lake Superior, and the iS mei?e undeveloped resource* of that rich mineral region, will establish one of the greatest comsiarcisl tr>Uieata of ibis oonntiy, and fnrnijh Michigan with ntw ma'trlal for an enterprise of which Detroit will be Ue ceotrc.flxirg It as the point where all the hosinmof thatfruUfal country wiU be done; an 1 she willierUo from this new source of supply naltmit edaid in pushing her forward among hsr yjuor competito r., while the numerous railroads, cjim pitted axd projected, radiating tram her, will 8 ?m. direct oonunujdaatljn with all the country West and North. By means of the Oakland and Ottawa Ri.lroid which is at this time in the oru-se of construction Jtiduna and Wisconsin will na'uraily turn their b wi ne's In the direction of Detroit, and a p-om nenos for ib* M?nmotion of the trade of that country, uosqoa-led bv that of any otter city west of m; and it la thought that the new and large interests that this road will unite roust contribute moieliberally to toe growth of this city than all toe other advantages seiurei by tin f ??! tbe othtT ro*d> kt *<?? (wint sa^gume predict, as its conse quence, the doubling <f the dty in size m lees thus four years. Oa tl e whole, It appeirs very eviden*, that how ever greater may hare been the advantages or aoms ol the other western cidts, daring the l?s; few yea.s, ever Detroit, '.hat it is nothing more than a temporary one, acd that causes are now at work which must, of neosesity, secure for her, in a vary short time, toe most sanguine hopes of thoss who nr<v?i?? her advancement, and whose Th?Z ? 8afety 119 14,1 ied npon. me Koent charter election, ragattiiiff in th* M.??r 4 X. Hd2Vd> S Mayor, Is regarded here as a great democra'i ? tri aLiis. dwtmguishsdJsenator. The whigs, aboli tions and Know Notoings united noon tie i?"1 ln?!h?i* r&nkj5 hod, in spite ^ ad Plwa and united ef forts, Mr. Iwdyara wis elected by more thin sjven at toe fall election, the iiislonista chose their own ?2,.&.V??a *W]7 V *"**> ^ ihe expedients toe of'.were Put i? the itsne, and tte election of thei opposition candidate nrgel upon ^ei pom d that the euooess of Col. Lsdya-d wroli be ciahntd as a Nebraska triumph, and the vote of Gtn. Cass np< n that hill endcrwd; wd navlr hw there been In Detroit Buch an effort made by the oo ?ti*ching to itself all the alliances that whipgery is wont to resort to in an emergency Bat it was all oravsiling. The people hadSK?dn ofthemwtv'toF P"settLe?M*''Ure, tbs nufltness or uepirty for the ascendanoy, and by a larger toem^DwW.^f0r*' ?TiBotd thlir nttachmentfor toe man who fad for a long tise conferred honor r?*:" "J their repnssntative in the Ssna'e of the United States?as a linn supporter of thj be hfsts of toe ocnstitntioD, acd, more recently bra persistent vie dies'ion of t?-e true democratic thefry ?overeignt.y," an! a uniformly stca' flcnities that always follow a greaUaM SunDh Michigan will still be fonad true to herself Mil true to the man who has for^onga ^edbcrinleKst; aid when snotlwropZtSi?, ooiDefi for her to resume her P09itiDnftm4&thh a* mocr&tic States, she will be fonad ' m Se ?wm.' has been found, first In order, under the mwsaab ship of her distinguished leader. Nxw Yoke. Out Wisconsin Correspondence. Mxdi80n, Wla, June 18,1855. Madxson in Summer?A Beautiful Spot- The Sea son and Crope in the State?Politict and Gjt. Brixtow? The Prohibitory Liquor Law and Kr.cur Nothings? The Poet Pertival, State Geo logtst of fVuconr in. Alter ?ome months spent in the West, I have again got round to this beautltnl town-the most hsantifu o! *ny 1114ve ,een in my travels througaoat U ,,taatedbetween two J lakes, that lie spread oat at Ita feet on eitier sHe, glosey in the calm of this golden sunset, and fringed w th a wealth of deep, dark and lupous verdure. It is the oapital of the State. contaUis many elegant residences, the State University, and a tote! (the Capital House) superior to any I hive fourd west of Ohic&go. On the opposite side of Like MoLtna, which lies to the southwest of the town a water care establishment is being built, and will foon tie open lor visiters. A few days at?j jura hero has satisfied me on the point first above stated, that t >s the most beautiful spot in ths Northwest-all lively natural views-firest, lake, and prairie scerery mingle in beantlful harmony and contrast. The waters are filled with fish, the woofs with game, and the air is fresh, clear, and healthful. I hardly know a more attrac Jve saaimer resort than this must bsiome within a few years, or, in fact, then it is now. Some Inquiry about the crops has led to many contradictory statements. I am inclined to think that the witter whcat-espsciaily that which hid got pretty well along-wiil not be as g rod as usnil in seme parta of the State. A long dronght oo cm red ftom April until the last of May. Win ter wheat which was pretty forward felt its eflecis 5JlfranmP8?M-t0 1)6 1,1,17 for hiding! f T6a< afaUgronh- 0"?erfie*ds, nCId'Were relle78d by rains the . ? 8nd Wl11 JieM abundantly. Spring . P?Teaflr"t r4te ^ c?n hu b;en yle1^ *he low spots till wiUtn ten days or two weeks ago. Oiier crops ook remarkably well. And, take It altogether,^ think the chances are fair fJr an average o,'most prcouzte tkroaghout the State* NoSta'eln the North vest is progres.luir more ?rflri.tb^W!'C0Mia* Th<! tmoant of <?'traUo ? rtving hero is Burpriilng: not foreign emigratioi., but Etw comers from tadiana, Ohio, Pentsyl ranla, tekS'wwTSf w,ne ,nd nvtion by the democrstic convention, j This, a. least, is outside talk, and I presume correct. His chances for an election are about even. He has been the "best abused" man U the Btate, has been charged with nearly every oonoehrable and inoon celvsu'e ofllclal offence, not only by his polltioal opponent!, but by a few ne vspapsrs in the Pleroe aid Poet OflBce interests, by whom he Is supposed to be antagonistic to the national administration. He is. however, the ablest man by far that eret filled ike Executive office in this State. His vetoes of tie Liquor law are said to have been matter pieces oi logic and same, superior both in styleaud argume nt to the famous veto of Got. Seymour. His ftitnda are strongly attached to htm, and tbe oppo sition in his own party waa only sufficient to eum msnd four or five members of the lata Legislature. I incsgtne, from what I can lean, that he will be rtnomina'ed with searoely a struggle. The Isine, in a great measure, will be tbe Prohibitory law, and the fesult will be oloae and doubtful. Gov. Barstow's ft lends are, I lea*n, singuine of his suc cess. Tne other aide are hopeful, bat hardly kaow what turn things may take. The Know Notolng element is hardly of sufficient Mcount, to be taken into consideration. It Will pro bably be divided tn the election. Many ot both parties have gone Into it, but it baa pasted princi pally into the control of tbe fusionlata. and the de mcdretah*" nearly, or qntle all, left It. There wffl iot piphablv be five hundred votea that will be cast alflefhni'y from what they would have bean cast ware there nff such order in existence. Tbe iorrign vote will be cist in a body for the democra tic caodldsta, if hie p osition oo the Bqoor lane la i IlkO that of Gov, itititt# lii ?etsidirefi, wit < soon obasrvaiion as I have kt?i ta n?ke, I m inclined to tfclnk tint Gov. Berstow. ?oteitbctendire U? pe soaal ooposnrw ?? Cis in his own par it, u oyinr Um at 01 go a. it Moot in the State, aad h*t if it ou notbstiected, nobody can by th in And I tbiak tbet a otrorg rffrt would e'ec. b.m. He was pointed out to m* ytsteriay. and It* is certainly ate at the finest looking meo I have oath fa the West. He if of tnf iiaao he gbt, a httie portly, vein a posnbij 160 omnds, hlf head to snrared, Itaoork kin e*>uMvnaice suoeed no mwk of jeers be rood forty; a baael ay#, a ra?uth pleasant in ita nxproM*, bat indicating beb'taaland infltx'ble d.-ci?l^t? ia abort , J8 *3? m*li *a mirstioa aid ?tinehaaat fiwaallwho oet within t ie hfinance, aad tr ba nateo with tie utmost cordiality bv hij If V* ? d lJift1 T*09'ke C5??t?i do better then Hi T the people. If tua apnea rsirs t?h!?lZ?^rniipect'1 d,n':kao?" **0*^, for be locks ten Governor, every rath of b a. Speaking of perwinal appcirnux, I at* the poet, James G. Perclvah j inter day. He vi o tffi e ?r State GecJogiat of this Ms Stare, having been appointed by Governor Beratow, aocut a year ago, sinx w'a ch he h?a re sided here. A more unpeti al looking man I hare rarely re en. He ia quite old, and bis tbtnldere etw ?!?h.. . e>? n?8 tbe Are and biflimbathe ^fr ? th*rtj. He wfiw * pait of paala of an aaciert, ttedy and indefinite bne, border! tg npon a blueish gray, but I w< old not like to risk calling tkem that, though they ere m ntar i*. ?e axythiag. W\t* browr, and has soon jear, ofhoneet P Hia ooat waa of the texture known as harrLtimee ~a oousc cotton and wood gravis a 111lb? 8ac't and bvxging ijoeely about fciin, minus tl e beat pert of ?:s juitona, and iboee stiilonbMog each of a diffiront variety. Hia *?P ? bul ?"<3kel aivJ brck-nina'J k l'?Wltb*llc*,roat Pieof> <9?ed on, pro bably by hia own, or tote other htnd unskilled in the niceties of needlework. But w'ce a joa eome to i'rri tM' foi*et LI* epparel. Hie n >?e is hooked ws k. i. hie <>? Ms mouth dossd. Ms fore head high aaa broad, with tbe shale ofnnhapoy torturing thought res lag upon it. ^i? j ^ *! on/onqnernble; he is now ea baihfol aa a child?is frightened by his own voic6 in a strango eirote; never speaks until he is ad ireaaed, sharks society and tetka no fi lends. Devoted to his duties he sperds bis days in mineral hsies aad quarries' and bia evenings in recording his observations, end' b is n<ghis m quiet sleep. He is quite poor, depend ing upon bis profession es a geologist for hie sup port* I shall b? here* again later In the leaaon, and aa I neve now round ou. most oi the " ropes," yon may bear from me again. The coming uoiitioil OMraas ?ill be e stirring one, and e taming point in the ??nti n?!lfie Sut?* 11 wortil eome IV tonuon to. Mcvowovnc. Owr Missouri CarrespoMlenew. 8r. Louis, June 10,1855. Summer Excursion?TVtp to St. Arthany't Fall*,, in Minnesota? Railroad Rules? The IVtalhtr? Appearance of the Ctuniry? Slavery, $c. Though not usually on the Bat of the health end pleasure seeking citizens of our Eastern end Middle States, this region is, nevertheless, one highly worthy their notice end attention. Western cities have now grown so large that the reu'dente thereof, Bke onto their more enlightened brethren end sitters of the Esat, ere axustomed to spend n few weeks in travelling end in real enjoyment amongst the delightful lakes, openings and ex aery Of the Upper Mississippi country. Bloated in high more healthy region can be found in the world than St. Anthony aid the surrounding country. Iu faol, the healthfnlneas. salubrity and bracing effyt of the air ia proverbial among those who are familiar with that favored region. The season is now at hand; and ia order that our Eeetern friends who may be casting around for a suitable excursion for the sake of health, pleasure or gratification?or all combined-may be folly informed and well posted, it becomes the very pleaaant duty of one who, in yeirs gone by, paid e visit to hia biother saints, to make known ta otbe-s the great enjoyment which attends?and surely follows?a summer tour to Svnt Paul, Saint Peter and 8aint Anthony. The writer bee no other interest or desire in thia matter then tbai this pert or tbeoonntry suonld beoome more generally known 5fMd b<" Ef) hesitation in referring the doubting ones to those (nafortnnatolv not very lumercua, who have already made this tour: itelrng confident that rone hsvebeen or will ?f <>f your reader. jfefiftVZ bJ PWDtylvania Railroad. p? .t j deasrlptten or giorifioa jcn from any one. For aised' liars, and in about toe same number of Mhuir t 18 Clrriel entirely acmes the noble Kejitoi-e State, and then aooc ficdi himself in the valley of the Mississippi. From Pittsburg he will amply be repaid for hia expenditure of time and ?D?B?J.1U crossing the great States of Ohio, Indiana SS? D0,f ?a*,ly >C2>aapllsbel einao the Ohio end Mississippi Railroad ia now so nearly end very bom! will be entirely como'e^d. At 8^ in*t! h? futud regular passenger pack ets, m charge of men of great oxpar'enca ia thoir profession, ard famed for the care and attention ther ?u,,the ?w?ty wtd comforto.'theirpiasm gera. Beside the regular traders, many fine boats w?U rnske tbe ex union, (now be ome aopopolar Jh?s. i ^ oar Wwrt?ra *id Southern l , thM? 01Eestern fiietds who prefer to shcrten the stesmboat ride, can readily join the ?Sit?h^w&,S at or Rl>fk Isaad, bs'h of roed wK"?eTtl.nn?c by cimtto',OM raU' Which have reoently beautiful section have had a favorable effect In ways. This pari of tie MiaelaaiDni lSr??ntr*r ,(J?ked ,n,0Tu? mid oar peoofe f]0^.luv nl the,en J >yment of aniaterapt ed good health. Should the traveller?after snend a,*m2,e#* ,n tb? MBalty of St. Paul/port tanM1! '.Alll]lllaH,il1 feel Indian Mtd to ['?? eastward, he will find mich of interest b'8 attention by continnwg the J mreev un the "Father of Waters'' into the nil dliteic"^ 'or the St. Peter (Minoooia) river ?' Nebraska, or Kaasas. Or ?honld be /eel disposed to return by the extreme Aorthera route, the tiip by (and to Lake aunerio! j !**,, found diMcult, thence by way of Sault wet ks wilt hardly suffix for this tear; three are JS|;?A '*1 i#,x* e or ?v,n twelve weeks are ScSr ' 1'1?flanr? Md P^fit will b: ia propor v?^S?r^fI,3r'?,,b0in,d.a?T on? wbo *5?^ the grant ii^/!^m?rr.on J?J,"diced by its wholesome and nnuorm oHmate. fertUo soil, healthy air. fa-e aid water, to pitch h(s t?nt therein, ho wul not ba* likely XJZZJ? ,to b? after years having chosen Onr Georgia Correspondenee. ATttTti, Jane 11, 1655. The Approaching Slate Election. finer poll'ks bronme n trade nothing like ths present confusion bss oscarred in Georgia politic*. Demagogu tsw, alraj* nupreine in this State, is perfectly at faalt In the present mixed condition of things, snd aspirant* go moping1 about In n most laughtbte state cf doubt an i uncertainty aa to the coarse of the wind. For these there is no mfe floating en the current, on as count ? the hundred and one little eddies and undercurrents to be encountered in n day's pilgrimage; aalthe calm look er on is unable to resist the impulse to laughter which this lndicroui position engenders. 1 had almost given up the idea that aay deserved the name of freemen; but the people, long party r^lden, seem inclined to so aa they please for tee fa tore, and those accustomed to lead find it an awkward business to follow. Ths late Utter sf Mr. Stephen*, hes created quite a sensation among the democratic portion of the eem mnaity, who have heretofore denounced him, and. strange aa yon may think It, they are opening their emu to rsoeive him as a good Southern rights de mocrat; and as he aeems disposed no longer to claim the honors of hia old whig district, Governor John ton may And hiss a dangerous rival for popular preferment. I had expected that the whigs of tlilo State wonld ham hown signs of regret at his position, but it see mo aot to be so. ffinoe the leaders la 1648 aad 1649, adopted the disunion policy of Georgia democracy, by standing godfather to the Southern Oonreativa, that sweet babe of treason to the Untoo, there has never been any whig party in this fttate ; and old whig* seem to look on with perfect inditlereneo at ths various evolutions attempted in party drill, and spodtd by bnag ling commanders. Northern famat ci*m end Southern sectionalism now stand on n par amour as; and the good of party having ceased to cover a multitude of reults," public men begin to find thefr accountabi lity to the people. Our next election for Governor promisee scene sport. The prohibit'onists have commenced their campaign, and are giving the '*reet of mankind" nelitUeoa wlnsrs. The whig party is perfectly nonplussed? I m?na thoee who need to lead an organization of that name, hat which no loogot exists-and the democrat* own that their hope Has ia getting a third candidate into the field. B. H. Ovorby, the prohibition candidate, in already on the stamp, and is making n powerful impres sion in his fsvor. He is n man of great power, nnter aitbed reputation, no partisan, and very papular with nil elaasee. He will be found very tronbleeooso to thoee wke oppeee him. The Know Nothings are said to be strong in this Stats, though they h*~e made no nominatlea as yst; and it Is tbeagbt by many intelligent men that they will not make sap. Taey wffl probably isssivs thefr strength fee 1855, when the conservatives of the North and net may eoaat on affleieat rid tram that quarter. ATLANTA

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