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Jf We learn from the papers received by
our Thursday evenings mail, that the number
of Mexicans marching against Texas, is not so
great as it was thought a short time since. How
ever, there is a considerable army in the field,
The Texiahs have retaken several of the 'towns
captured by the Mexicans, and they are making
the most vigorous exertions to be in sucn a state
of readiness, that they may kill and capture every
hostile foot " that is set upon their Territory.
Jf Our news from Congress is of little or
5- The Editor of the " Missouri Reporter,'
has taken a course in reference to the temperance
movements in St. Louis, that we did not expect.
He has given his objections to the cause, which
we would endeavor to remove.if we did not sup
pose that the Editor of the "Bulletin," whose
Temarks it appears elicited them, would save us
the trouble, by doing it himself. We commend
the course pursued by the Bulletin, in reference
to the Temperance reform most highly. We
believe it to be the course' that all editors and
every body else aught to pursue.
Mr. Wm. Luce, & Co. of Louisiana Ma., will
accept our thanks for a number of the -" Mer
chants Transcript, and New Orleans prices cur
rent and shiping list," not being received, how
ever, until it was too late to make extracts lrom
for this day's paper.
At a meeting of the delegates of the several
townships of Pike county, previously selected
for the purpose sf nominating suitable candidates
for the Legislature, and county officers at the next
county election, and held at the Court House in
Bowling Green, on Saturday, the 26th of March,
the following gentlemen took their scats as mem
bers of the Convention, viz :
From Buffalo Township, Joseph Carroll, N. B.
Edwards, Chamncss T.Smith, and William Read
ing. From Cuivre Township, John Crow, John R.
Hawkins, John Shaw, Nathan Vannoy, and Ja
From Spencer, Mason Rose and J. II. Ep er
gon. From Peno, James English and John Horn.
From Hartford, James R. Haj dcn and S. C.
From Calumet, John Mackay, P. C. W. Ed
wards, P. T. Vaughn, G. W. Thurmond, and
Richard S. Smith.
John Mackay was called to the chair, and R.
H. Allison appointed Secretary.
The Convention thereupon proceeded to vote
for the different candidates whose names were
presented to the Convention," when it was found
Jon C. Wellborn, of Peno, was nominated
as the Democratic candidate from this district for
Mithew GivENs, of Calumet, and R. D.
Brewisctow, of Cuivre, for the House of Re
presentatives. H. G. Edwards, Walter Crow, and Richard
H. Johnson, for County Court Judges.
William G.Hawkins, for Sheriff, and D.'J.
Almond, for Assessor.
On motion, J. H. Epherson, N. Vannoy, W.
Reading, P. T. Vaughn, James English, and J.
R. Haydcn, were appointed a Committee to draft
resolutions expressive of the sense of the meet
ing, who, after retiring a short time, brought in
the Mowing resolution, which was unanimously
Resolved, That we have entire confidence in
the ability, integrity and democracy of each of the
foregoing nominees for the respective offices to
which they have been nominated by this Conven
tion; and we do each of us pledge ourselves to
use all fair and honorable means to secure their
The editors of the Radicaland Missouri Re
porter are requested to publish the proceedings
of this Convention; and thereupon
" The meeting adjourned.
JOHN MACKAY, Chairman.
R. IL Allison, Secretary.
The Democrats of Lincoln County are request
ed to meet at the Court House in the town of
Troy, on Wednesday, the 20th of April, 1842,
for the purpose of expressing a preference for a
member of Congress from this part of the State,
and instructing the delegates to the State Con
vention, or appointing others as may seem best,
We received the following to day, says a
slipt from the office of the Missouri Repor
ter, in an Extra from the Southland Patriot
Smjthland, Monday, March 21.
We are indebted to a gentleman, from
New ' Orleans, for a copy of the Grescent
From Oorhans Crescent City Extra.
. March 16.
SaaAtontoa1un! 14,000 Mexicans on this
tide of the Rio Grand.
l The news of our correspondent at Mexico,
. turns out to Ij true. Not only it there a
large army in the field near Mexico, but in
Texas, Houston has issued his proclamation
calling the people to nrrm, and the whole
country burns with ardor. Read the news
below, and rejoice that the Mexicans will
get their deserts a sound thrashing.
An extra of the 12th inst.; from the Gal
veston Civilian, brought us yesterJay by the
steamer New York, states that intelligence
had . reached"- Austin of the taking of San
Antonio by the Mexicans.
An-express soon after, at Galveston, from
Victoria, stated that a body of 300 Mexicans
who captured Captain H. Ferguson, and
from whom he escaped, stated that their
force on this side of the Nueces numbered
800, who were destined for Victoria; that
3000 had pone toSan Antonia, and that there
were in all 14,000 on, this side of the Rio
Men are turning out rapidly in Houston.
100 men immediately left Victoria for San
On the 5th of March, news reached Victo
ria of the taking of the hamlet of Golliad
by 42 Mexicans, wearing the uniform of the
Capt. Furguson reached Victoria on the 7th
giving information that he had been captured
by 200 Mexican cavalry on the 6th. and
made his escape from them at the Mission of
When Capt. Wheeler Jeft Victoria, there
were one hundred and fifty men under arms
there, under command of Col. Clark L. Owen
the families were leaving town, and it was
determined to defend the place as lonz as
Sixty men h;id left Marag.rda and expec
ted to reach Victoria on the 9th.
Six hundred Texians were at Sanguine at
the l;ist accounts: reintorcements were no-
ing in and tiiev expected to make a stand
there with one thousand men.
Austin is believed to have been abandoned
by the families removing to Bastrop, and the
men going to Sanguine. Gen. Burleston was
on his way from Bastrop for the seat of war
with 400 men.
The effect of all this, savs the Civilian, is
that our people are neitheir dismayed nor
disturbed, bat glad of an opportunity toa-
venge past injuries, and show the world their
ability to maintain their independence..
Houston, in his spirited proclamation, savs
that the news received is sufficient to justify
immediite preparations for war! lie has
directed that every man, in the event of a
call, shall report himself, furnished with good
arms, eight days provision, and one hundred
rounds of n man it ion, and prepared for three
m "I) tin service lrom the tune when thev
report themselves at the head quarters of
Arista his also issued his proclamation, ur
ging the Trxi:ins to 'hold still." It is dated
at M.ntorey. on the 9th f January. Well
mixnt onr correspondent inform us that 50,
000 I exian?, were ready to take the held.
We learn from Capf. Wright, of the Xew
York, that it is the intention of the Texians
to 'keep dark," until the Mexicans cms. the
Colorado, and then give them a San Jacinto
fight, with an army of from 5000 to 7.000
men. God send that they may bayonet eve
ry "yellow belly" in the Mexican army.
Wonder if Houston will save Santa Anna a
We have been politely furnished with the
Galveston Civilian of March 12, by a gentle
man direct from Texas from which we copy
Proclamation to the Citizens of Texas.
Mv Countrymen: Rumors have been
brought from the south-western frontier of
invasion, l arucu ars have not b?en furnish
ed to the executive. The facts are sufficient
to justify immediate preparation for defensi ve
war. All who are subject to military duty
are commanded to be in readiness to repair
equipped to the scene of action, at the call
of the authorities of the country. It is or
dered that the Colonel of each county, for
the present, lay off the county into company
Bests, and direct the election of Captains and
Subalterns, and arrange the members of each
company in three classes, agreeable to the
class in which they may hive authority and
power to accept efficient substitutes into
Each man will be required in the event of
a call by the President, to report himselt,
furnished with good arms, eight days provis
ions, and one hundred rounds of ammunition,
and prapared for three months service from
the time when they may report at the Head
Quarters of the army.
In the event of a formidable invasion, it is
needless to appeal to the patriotism and val
or of Texians. They have won Liberty
and Independence by their undaunted hero
ismthey have enjoyed the blessings of
freedom they are proud of their national
character. . '
If invasion should press upon us we are
required by every sacred obligation to fami
ly, frieudsand country, to repel our invaders
with discomfiture and dismay. If war should
come upon us, we will make it our business.
We will be authorized to meet and pursue
our enemies with vengeance. They" have
forgotten the generosity with which they
were treated when they were placed at the
footstool of Texian mercy ! They were sa
ved when even humanity would have justifi
ed retributive vegeancel Should Mexico a
gain disregard the exalted principles of civili
zed and honorable warfare, they shall feel
that avenging arm that shall take of them
tull recompense for oppression and cruelty !
Tvrjnc Mil and will be free! they would
prefer death to degredation, or the loss of
the,r,naepeDaCU SAMUEL HOUSTON.
Galveston, lOtb March, 1842.
MARRIED, on the 31st of March, at Judge
Hunts, by the Rev. Jas. W. (Campbell, of the
Presbyterian Church, Bishop Jacob Cresth, Jr.
of the Christian Church, of Palmyra, Mo., to
Mrs. P. Rogers, of Bowling Green, Pike coun
May the days of the new married couple pass
as pleasantly as the cake tasted, that accompanied
tne above notice.
On Thursday the 17th day of March, by the
Rev Wm. W. Crockett. Andrew J. Martin. Esa.
to Miss Elenor daughter of John Smith, all of
rike county Mo.
We are authorized to announce James A.
Robbihs, as a candidate for Constable for Cuivre
Township, at the ensuing August Election.
We are authorized to announce O.1 S. Jen-
kigns, as a Candidate for Constable for Cuivre
Township at the ensuing August Election.
?Tg" We are authorized to announce Joel M
Weatherford as a candidate for Constable for
Cuiver Townsihp at the next August Election.
3Ty"We are authorized to announce Thomas
H. Harris, Esq. as a candidate for the Sheriff
alty in Lincoln County at the next August Elec
AVE jut received per. Steamer ELIZA di
rect from JfElV ORLEANS.
SUGAR, COFFEE, TEA,
Loaf Sugnr, Spices, Pepper, Djre Stuff, Molasses,
Tar, Mackerel, perm-Candles, Nnilt Wiues,&c. &.o.
Which they will aell low fur
or to punctual men. Advances of the aboru article!
at the lowest CASH prices will be made on Tobacco
for Shipment . '
Louisiana, April, 2d 1642.
STATE OF MISSOURI, I
Count; Court, February Term, 1842.
D.i rid P. Hubbard Administrator of the Estate of
Benjamin Ilutcbesun, Jr. dee'd. conies into Court
and presents his petition setting forth that there is
not sufficient personal estate of said deceased to pay
his debts, and praying for the sale of the reni estate
of said deceased, for the purpose of paying said
debts, which said petition is accosapaaied by an ex
hibit of his administration according to law, and
thereupon, it isoidered by the Court that all persons
interested in said estate be notified that unless (sad
cause to the contrary be shown on or before the first
day of the next term of this Court, an ardor will be
made to sell the Sooth East quarter of South East
quarter of Section No. SI, and the Sooth West qr.
of South West qr. of Section No. 32, both in Town
ship No. 47 of Range No. 1 West, and each tract
containing 40 acres, or so much thereof as will be
sufficient to pay the dobts of said deoeased. And
it is further ordered by said Court, that said Admin
istrator give notice of thir application according to
STATE OF MISSOULI, 1
Warren Coaoty. V SS
) I, Eli Carter, Clerk
of the County Court within and for the county afore
said docirtify that the befare is correctly copied from
the records or said Coort.
, i Given under my band and the seal of said
seal. Court, at office in said County this 20, day
v ' of February, 1;42.
ELI CARTER, Clerk.
April 2d. 1642. -3t.
DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,
i or tha District of Hissonn.
In tha matter of Arthor Hern. On the 19th day
of March 1842, Arthur Hem, filed bis' petition in
the District Conrt. f. r the hjtnefit of tha Rank-rant
law ; Whereupon, it it ordered, that the 6th day of
' nui e set lor tne neanag laid petition in taia
coort, at the City of Jefferson, when and where all
interested may attend, and show cause, if any tbey
have, why the prayer of the (aid petitioner should
not not be granted.
JASON HARRISON Clerk.
Test. John J. Slossox Sol.
April the 2d, 1842-
List of Letters.
T 1ST of letters remaining in the Post Office
" at Bowline Green on tha' 31st day of
March 1842, which if not taken out within
three Months will be sent to the General Fost
Office as dead letters.
Charles Atkinson, Amdrew S. Love,
Alary Ann liranstetterEdwin A. Lay,
Major Bark well,
Wm. J. Brown,
Walker K. Caldwell, N. P. Minor,
Joseph Ewen. G. Porter, .-
Miss Nancy FuIIertonSam'l. Pharr,
R. A. Long,
Mrs. Ann King,
Joshua C. Moore,
Mrs. Mary Moore,
Robt. T. Martin,
J Petition for Div
STATE OF MISSOURI, M
County of Warren. $
In the Warren Circuit Court Match Term, 1942
Henry Justus, Petitioner,
Sophia Justus, Defendant.
To Sophia Justus, the above named defendent.
Take notice that a petition bas been presented to
said Court si tting as a Court of chancery at the
aforesaid Term, which petition is verified by the affi
davit of laid petitioner, stating that you are a non-resident
of the state aforesaid. The object and gener
al nature of which petition is to attain for said peti
tioner a divorce from the bands of matrimony con
tracted by him with you "laid defendant," and that
said Coort bat ordered that unless you appear id said
Court at its nest Term to be begun and held at the
Couit House in said county on the second Monday
of next July, and answer said petition according to
law, the same will be taken for confessed against
Test. ELI CAKTtK, UlerK.
Joseph B. Wells, solicitor for petitioner.
April 2d 1842, 6t.
DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,
For the District or Missouri .
In the matter of Daniel F. Stark. On tha 19th
day of Mareh 1842, Daniel F. Stark, filed his petition
in the District Court, for the benefit-of the Bankrupt
law i whereupon, it is ordered, that the 6th day of
June next be set for the hearing said petition in said
Court, at the City of Jefferson, when and where all
interested may attend, and show cause, if any they
bave, why the prayer of the petitioner thauld not be
jASUfl tiArittiau, skiers.
Test, John J. Slomoic, Sol.
April 2d 184281.
DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,
For the District or Missouri.
In the matter of John L. Jones. On the 19tb
day of March 1842, John I Jones, filed his petition
in the District Court, for the benefit of the Bankrupt
law; Whereupon, it is ordered, that the 6lh day of
June next be set for the bearing said petition in said
Court, at the City of Jefferson, when and where all
interested may attend, and show cause, if any tbey
have, why the prayer of the petitioner should not
J A SUM itAKKlauxM, JlerK.
Teat, Job:. J. Slosioh, Sol.
April 2d, 1842, St.
John M. Graffbrt,
Wm. M. Hoobs,
Robert Y. J one.',
Mrs. Amanda Jones,
II. G. EDWARDS, P.
April, 2d, 1842 3t
C. J. Pettibone,
Reuben P. Strothcr,
Wm. J. Sisson,
W. II. William.
NOTICE ia hereby given to all concerned or inters,
ted in the estate of Alexander Allison deceased.
that the undersigned administratrix with the will anexed
of aaid deceased, will maks opplication at the next Afay
Term of the County Coort of Pike county, for a final
settlement of my administration of aaid estate.
MAHY ALLISON, Admr'x.
Afarch 12, 1842 tl with the will anexed.
NOTICE is hereby given to all concerned, that let
ters testamentary on the estate of H. M'Gowen, late
of Ralls county, Mo. dee'd., have been granted to the un
dersigned, dated the 7th day of March 1842. All per
sons having claims against bis estate are therefore re
quired to exhibit tne same to the undersigned, within one
year from the date of said letters, or they may be pre
cluded from an v benefit of said estate, and if such claims
be not exhibited within three years, they will be forever
barred. JAMES I.M.OE, Executor.
March 26, Ml. 3t
African, by Imported Talentinc
HAS been removed from his former stand
at Palmyra, and will make his present sea
son at my farm 11 miles fiom Fulton, on the
road to Jefferson City; formerly the farm of
Lewis Oveiton, where every attention will
be paid to mares sent to him, having a food
groom and plenty of good .pasture. The
public in general are requested to call and
see Afiican before breeding to other horses,
as he has certainly superior claims to any ;
horse in our country. For pedigree in full
see bill in due time. I have also two other
fine horses, which, if not farmed out, will
stand at the same place. Gentlemen please
call and you shall be suited.
March 267 1842 31 Proprietor. ,
ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE. V
THE nnders rned administrator of tbe estate of
Cynthia Aoa Vermillion deceased, on tbe 24th
day of March at inst. tbe late residence of taid deceas
ed, on Salt River in Peno Town.hip, will offer far
sale and tell to the highest bidder; tbe stock of
horses, cattle, hoes sheep, household and kitchen
furniture, and farming utensils, belonging to said
estate, on all snms of five dollars and under, tbe
cash will be requijeil over that sum credit sm 12
months will be riven, the purchaser giving bond with,
ENOCH HOSTETTER, Adm'r.
March 5, 1642 2U -
lkTOTICE it hereby given that the undersigned
tai9 bat taken ont lettert ofAdminittration on tbe
estate of Margaret Mills, deed, from the Ralls county
Court, bearing date toe 11 today of March, 1842,
All persons, therefore, who bave any claims agamtt the
estate of said deceased, are required to exhibit the
same duly authenticated for allowance, within one
year from the date of said letters, or they may be
precluded from having any benefit of said estate and
if sucb claims are not presented within three years
they will be forever barred.
UAMU MILL, Adm'r.
Match 26lh 1942. 3t.
STATE OF MISSOURI,
County of Pike.
In the Pike Circuit Court Court, Missouri, Feb
ruary Term, 1642.
Nicholas Murray and wife, Plffs. Petition for
Heirs of John Owens Deft. . J
1YTOW at thi day the said petitioners present their
1 1 petition to the conrt, the nature and object of
which is, that Joho Owens, deceased, titled or loU
acres of land, lying in the oounty of Pike, on whirh
dower bat been assigned to bis widow, and that the
title of said land rested in the said petitioner Hesteri
in the defendants, William, Emily and Dulcina Ow
ens, and John, Berry C, Richard and Talitha Owens,
the last four of whom are none residents of this State,
and that the title of all taid parties iu aaid land it
now vested in taid John Owens, except that of
the taid Hetter, William and Emily, and praying
paritioo of taid land according to the rightt the of par
ties. . Ton the taid none resident defendants, are notified
that unlest you be and appear before tbe taid court,
on 'he first day of tbe next term, to be begun and
held at the Court House in Bowling Green, on the
fouth Monday in June next, and answer the laid pe
tition the tame will be taken at confessed against
yon, and that this order be publidied according to
law. And this cause ii continued.
A true copy of the order.
Te.t. 8. P. ROBINSON, Clerk.
March 20tb. 18428t
STATE OF MISSOURI, g3
Coouty of Pike. J
In the Pike Circuit Court Missouri. February
David Curry, Comp't "J
vs. f Bill in Chanceiy.
George Stone, Defn't J I
You the taiit defendant, are hereby notified that
at the last term tbe taid complainant, by G. Porter
hit solicitor, filcdhit bill accompanied by his affidavit
that you are a non re-1 lent of this State, to obtain
the specific execution of a contract in writing execu
ted br too for the sale to hint of the following descri
bed land, lying in said county, vix: E. i of N. W.
qr & 10 T 53 R 4 West; tha west 12 of N E I S
15 T 53 R 4 W. Tbe W i of N w qrS 9- - S w i
of N E qr Section 5 and the South East fourth of N
w fourth Section I Od it a wesi, containing in an
?3I acres- And it is ordered that yon tne saia de
fendant be and appear before tbe said court, on tne
first day of its next term, to be begnn ami held at
tbe Coort House in Bowling Gwen in said county on
tbe forth Monday of June next, and answer said Dili,
or the same will oe taaen at cdihuku, uu mc .in jc.
thereof will be decreed accordingly ; and It is oider
ed that a copy of this order be published in om
newspaper in this State for eight weeks successively,
tbo last insertion to be at least four week before tha
commencement of the next term of this court, to
which taid caute it continued.
A trae copy from the record.
Attett. 8. P. ROBINSON, Clerk .
r March, 26th, 1842 8w. -
TO hire a negro woman for tha remainder of the
mnntiasr. orlonzar, if terms and qualities suit.
One suitable for a bouse servant to do cooking and wash,
ingfora email family is wanted. Enquire of Levi Petti,
bone E.. flowlinOreen. or to the undertignod at
Louisiana Mo. uuw m VPAZ.
- ADMINISTRATORS SALE.
THE undersigned Administrator of the estate of
Burch Vermillion deceased, will tell at tha late
residence of Cynthia Ann Vermillion, near Salt
River in Peno Township, one wagon one set of car
penters toolt and lundry articles of how bold and
kitchen furniture, beloncinr to the estate of said
deceased on Thursday the 24th intt. Too Term
will be for all sums of fire dollars or rest, cash for
all sums over that amount bonds with approved se
enrity, payable in 12 months after day of tale.
RESON VEMILUO.N, Adm'r.
March 5th 1542 St.
NOTICE is hereby given to all persons concerned or
interested in the estate of Lewis Rogers dee'd.. .
that the undersigned Executor of said deceased, will
make a final settlement of aaid estate, at the
next May term of the County Court of Pike coun--.
ty, in the state of Missouri, to be beeun and held at
the Court House in the town of Bowling: Green at tha
next may term of the County Court of said county.
LEVI PETTIBONE, Exr. ',
March 2d 1842 It
PUBLISHED IX THE TO WIS OF BOWLIITG CBEEX MO,
TO BE DEVOTES TO GENERAL INTELLIGENCE, -MORALITY,
RELIGION, LITERATURE AO
THE undersigned having purchased the
"Radical" office, designs continuing the publica
tion of a paper in the same place, and under the
same name; but with this change in itc course
party politics will be dispensed with. The prist
object and highest aim of the "Radical" shall be-
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ertions to accomplish these objects, truth solid;
truth, shall be our guide our polar itarj fcs
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Believing the welfare of society to be tWepa-
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morality, arts and agriculture, tbey shall receivw
our most cordial and hearty support. Foreign
and Congressional intelligence, with the current
news, shall be given at the earliest practicable
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open at all times for the reception of respectfully '
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tention, considering it entirely unnecessary and.
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take sides with either party. Our motto f,.u be
"peace on earth and good will towards all men J
Judging from the signs of the tirrM the peri
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tional jealousies and party prejudicies, and tally
as a band of brethren, ' aro-jnd the standard of
our country's good presenting an unyielding
front to the wicked efforts that are now making
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j JAMES H. D. HENDERSON.