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War, relative to the sale of the lead
minei in Wisconsin and Iowa, had
been laid on the talie. Tha Secre
tary expresses the opinion in that re
port that tha President of the United
States has now the power to order jfrom Mexico, to the 16th inst. It isreport
these lands to bo sold under existing ed ia Mcxico that Santa Annabas ne"
legidation. That there might be no1 h Englishmen, for several
doubton that point, he moved to re -! !.lons. " an? putl" Pawn .e
... . ....t.-r.. iClifornias for Security. A revolt is
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ruouc wnas.w.1.. a .u.uc ua,
committee might examine the ques
tion end give their views upon it
which motion was agreed to.
The bill t " authorize tiie adoption
of measures for the occupation and
settlement f the Territory of Ore
con, and for extending rertain por
tion! of the laws of the United Stales !
over the same, was taken tip in its next, under the supervision of Miss
order as in C.mm:ttes ol tha Wa de. Cbiswold; a young lady, we are in
Mr. Linn observed that btforei.ro. I formed. cvel7 waY competent to the
ceeding any further, hs would
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pose an amendment to the hi!!. It
i, to strike out fiom the siit'i and
seventh lines the words that ''the
President ol the United States t..ke
possession of the territory bordering
on the Pacifnc O-iean, an J." He had,
on consultation with some of the gen
tlemen of the Senate, coneur;e l with
them in the suggestion that it might not
at this time be proper to require the
President to take possession of all the
territory to which the United States
may have a disputed claim. The amend
ment would, however, render the bill
unobjectionable in that respect.
The question was then taken on the
amendment, and it was adopted.
Mr. Linn then proceeded in continu
ation of his remarke from Wednesday,
to review the history of the discovery of
the Columbia river, and of the first set
tlement in the Territory. He showed
that there could be no dispute about the
right of the United States to all the re
gion south of the Columbia river a right
which Great Britain had fully conceded.
The only qncstion was, as to the right of
the United States to the territory north
of the Columbia river.
This rio-lit thp United States founded
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not only on me mat acrivea irom met
Spanish and French claims, but, al
nit fi-nm r.ri-ri!v nf dUprtvrrv. Rut
this bill would not have the effect off" ""-";-c i ; -
creating any diiheulties on that ground, i
as it merely appropriated a small sum
to establish a chain of military posts on
the undisputed territory, to protect
American citizes already there, or about
to emigrate thither. The Government
of the United States was bound to ex
tend to her own citizens thus settling.
the protection, laws and instructions cf
Such was the object tf
the bill. j
By consent, the further consideration
of the bill was made the special order cf
the day for Friday next.
On motion of Mr. Fillmore, the House
went into Committee of the Whole on
the State of the Union, Mr. Thompson
of Ia., in the Chair, and resumed the
consideration of the Civil and Diplomat
ic Appropriation Bill.
Mr. Adanw, who had the floor,
went on with a continuation of his speech
of yesterday, in reply to Messrs. Ingor
soll and wise, and continued his remarks
nntil after 3 o'clock. When he had con
cluded, Mr. CimpheU, of S uih Caro'it.a,
took the fluor in reply, and renewed
that portion of the remarl.s of the
honorable gentleman in which he
took occasion to attack the Southern
States rn '.lie ques'ion nf slavery.
Mr. Bolts next obtained the floor,
and moved that tho committee rise;
which motion was agreed to, and the
committee rose aid reported pro
Mr. Andrews of Kentucky then
moved to reconsider the vote on the
adoption of the resolve by which it
was determined to take lhe bill out of
committee to-morrow at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Calhoun moved call of the
Mr.Stitily moved an adjournment;
the question on which was taken by
tellers, and carried ayes 68, noes
The House then adjourned.
ExrrniTios ros Libesia. A fne
large ship, the Maripoza, is chartered by
the American Colonization Society, and
will sail from New Orleans, for Liberia,
from the 20th to the 25th of May, and
touch at Norfolk the 5th to the 10th of
SATURDAY, APRIL 30. 1842.
By Thursday's mail we have news
also spoken of as being very probable;
ad in case of the clenrv taking sides '
against Santa Anna, he will declare
himself Emperor and seize upon the
properly of the Church.
No talk of a
desent upon Texas.
It will be seen, by reference to our
advertising columns, that arrangements
have been made for establishing, in this
place, a school for young ladies; to be
opened on the second Monday in May
A more desirable location for a school
of the kind, we believe does not exist in
this section of the State,
We have before us the first number of
" The St. Louis Washingtonian," edited
by V. Ellis. It is a neat, well filled
sheet, and is furnished at the low prioe
of one dollar per annum. It will be a
welcome visiter at the fire-side of every
EjWc arc requested to remind the
inhabitants ef school township 53, N. R.
3 West, that a meeting will be held at
the Court House in this place on Mon
day next, (1st May,) for the purpose of
electing township olficers &.c. A gen
eral attendance is requested.
TIt has been sujriested to us, to
give notice that Mr. Richmond, of Han
nibal, has made arrangements to have on
hand, about the first of May, a large
quantity of Ikmp Seed, f.r sale.
2jEy the politeness of Wm. Luce
& Co., of Louisiana, we have been fur
nished with late New Orleans Prices
Rev. Sylvester Judd, Chaplain of the
Legislature of Maine, was dismissed re- i .
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rrnllv. hv avn nnt Al to .1. tor nreacli-
mg a sermon which reflected severely
The following, will give an imperfect
idea of the fanciful character of a lecture by it the concord of the nations
delivered before a Lyceum, recently, in ' should be interrup.cd.
Winchester, Virginia. The subject was, I . t A distinguished Enghman, now
rj . , ,., - ,, rri 1 . m 'his country who has enjoyed the
"The tendency of things.' The Iectur- , best orporlunilic lo know.con
cr supposed himself existing two hun- fiiml.d this ltJtOT( ntt most positively,
drcd years hence, and taking a survey of i)s illustration of wh.-it he conceived
lie supposed St. Louis would be the tries was litis: a demagogue, 111 Lug
Metropolis of the United States, with a 'land would seek popular l.ivor, by ur
oulation of two and a half millions-he ' ging peace with America; in America,
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nut ti rr r-oc o in cost nn iiip rPMiirm ;
elected by it. He introduced a Mr. Car
ter, from the North Carolina League
this unborn gentleman makes a great
speech before this Congress, which, if
nnlicablc to the present times, very few
f our representatives would be ashamed
of our represei;
to own. In this capital is to be a ceme
tery, where tho ashes of our statesmen
and warriors are to rest. The Russian
nation to be the greatest on the globe
the Czar to be Ivan VI. Balloon navi
gation all the rage. Magnetism to oust
steam on our waters vessels to be pro
pelled on the principle of the archimedi
n iiroir tnp nonm oi me imississiodi
to support two millions of human beings,
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with all the arts, sciences, manufactures, al tranquility of tho world. (Loud
&c in full migratory operation. The cheers) Gentlemen, his Royal High
ln,.trPr concluded by remarki,.K, 'TU ness, has thisday, laid the foundation,
but a fancy sketch."
Although the lecture partakes largely
of the fanciful and imaginative cast, yet,
we think, there isat least one idea which
comes within the range of probabilty.
It is this: that when our government
shall have secured, the peaceable posses
sion of the territory on the Pacific, and
created the States of Oregon, Pacificus,
and sundry others, the names of which
we will not now attempt to coin, the
idea of St. Louis becoming the metropo
lis of the nation, is not so visionary as
might be imagined
2f-D!ED, on tho 22nd instant, Mrs.
K.mnr G.. wi.e of Joseph Reading, of
p;u ennntv Mo., in the 43d year of
her age, of lingering illness, which she
bore with resignation. She has left an
afflcted husband and children to mourn
her loss; but they moun not as those
who have no hope; for while her body
i ivT n rrnriA t A
, rests in the tomb ner t,
1 dwell in the unsullied climes of bliss.
PEACE ON EARTH, TO MEN OF
We have before us parts of a sermon
about to be published. It is from lhe
Right Reverend G. W. Doane, Bishop of
New Jersey, and has reference to the
question of peace or war between the
United States and Great Britain. The
Bishop, it will be recollected, was in
vited to preach a dedication sermon in
He aocopted the call, and
ably discharged the duties which it in-
eluded. The sermon seems to contain
much of his observations on that country;
and on the question of national peace, he
brings his observations to bear with good
We make a few extracts illustrative of
the author's views:
Let me say more upon this. You
all know what the questions are,
which at this lime, most interest the
governments of the two countries:
and, especially how much seems to
depend no tli3 adjustment of cnese
lious difficulty. Now, it was my
privileee in traversing England to
meet, in d i tic re n t parts of it with all
classes, and of all kindreds of people;
and to come in contact, from my of
fice and mv err.md.as few have done
before, with what, for the better un
derstanding of my meaning, may be
culled the nation;! heart. 1 s;iy up
on the most abundant evidence, that
it beats with a brother's truth and
tenderness towards America, i tay,
that the Hood of England yearns
with instinctive magnetism, to its own
current, in our veins. 1 say that
peace with amcricut i the first pray
er for temporal blessings, at every
English altar, anil by every English
hearth. I say, that the sentiment of
the Archbishop of Canterbury, at the
public meeting, at King's College,
that, "the best pledge of a perpetual
peace between the two nations, is lhe
community of faith, and constand in
to i course of the two churches," is
the most popular sentiment, at this
day, throughout England. And 1 say
what touches most the present ques
tion, and is most important to all
heails of mrti, if they would hear it,
that, close us the connection of the
blood is felt to be, the depth, intensity
and tenderness of this pervading pas
sion spiings from a fountain deeper in
leverv uious breast, even than the
"' immediate hle-drop of its veins;
; t ou
t the inestimable purchase ol
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1 me savK.au s nc.11 1. una miu uigcuii-i,
,n llur, usonc body, with one Spirt,!
"'u .o,U) v,. -"".-i
I Ti.,n..f t,.l..l.
i nil V adjusted. It 'was a subject of
the deepest solicitude in England, !et
1 1 be the national feeling in both coun-
vcur wiin injiianu. lie
was rejoiced at my assurance that,
take lite nation through, the latter
portion of it w.is by no means just.
Of the peaceful dispositions of the
piesent ministry, the mission of Lord
Astmurion musi oe ,aru a. a r.oo..
Success attend it! Peace mth the world
was ti e nrevailin'' sentiment in all
the speeches, by the Cabinet Minis
lers at the laying of the Corner stone
of tho Royal Exchange, by the
Prince. Sir Robert Peel said, "it
was impossible not to feel that it was
the spot to which the traffickers of all
nalions would resort, where they will
obliterate national antipathies, and
j national jealousies, (cheers,) and will
iitrm in nsp eii'juuuuiciii.
Utitute new nuarantees for the pener
not merely of an edifice dedicated to
commerce; he has laid the foundation
of a temple of peace; loud cheers:
nnd it is the earnest wish of her Ma
jesty's Government, that the future
progress and destiny of that edifice
may corresponded wilh the favora
ble auspices under which its founda
tion has been laid." The Duke of
Wellington said, "we have metheie
this day to ce!ebrate,promoto and per
petuate the arts and advantages of
peace, loud cheers; and I trust that I
shall never again hear, in my time, of
the celebration of lhe ails of war."
(Cont'd, cheers.) Surely, the world
should echo these distinguished suf
frages, for "peace on earth."
The public are hereby notified that
there will be a female school opened in
the town of Bowling Green, on the se
cond Monday of May next. Those who
wish to send, can apply to either of the
undersigned. Boarding can be had in
town. LEVI PETTIBONE.
S. P. ROBINSON.
April 30th 1812.
For the Radical.
In vain may Santa Anna strive,
To lay young Texas low;
Her infant stroke he can't survive,
Bat falls beneath its blow.
This raging despot's vaunting band,
Has once before her fled;
And beg'd at her forgiving hand,
His rescue from the dead.
Ungrateful Tyrant, now to rise,
A deadly war to wage;
Well may he fall a sacrifice,
To injur'd Texas' rage.
While Texas ask's each Freeman's aid,
To fight in freedom's cause;
And worthless fees her land invade,
Regardless of her laws;
Will we, her Friends, stand idle by,
And see her banner fall ?
Fly ! ye brave sons of Liberty
As to a sister's call,
And join that little valiant pow'r
Which brave's a ruthless foe;
And aid in danger's darkest hour,
To stay the tide of wo.
Sugar Creek, A p. 26lh. '42.
For the Racical.
Messrs Editors :
The lime is approaching when it
wi I he necessary for tha Directors
of the different seho. 1 Townships
orgnrizd under the act of Februa
ry 9th 1839, to malio their repiits
to the Cleik of the County Court.
Iy reference to the Law, it will be
seen that these reports must be made
between the first day of June, and
the first day of September. Mo re
ports were made during the last year;
or ifnnde, never reached the Super
intendant of Common Schools, at Jef
ferson. In consequence of this, eve
ry township in the county failed to
receive the portion of '"Slate School
.Monies" to which it would have been
entitled, if these reports had been
made, as required by law, imd the
sum of near $19,000 revertrd to lhe
principal of the Sta'e Si-hocd Fund,
instead of being distributed among
the School Townships of tho State.
Thif, divided among them, wou'd
!.. . ... . .
..,ten tho burden ol tuition Cortsid
uv. 1 :. : , i,e u,ine(i lha.
every township in this county, will
bo sufficiently alive to its own inter
ests to secure its portion for the ensu
ing year. This can only be deno by
a rigid performance of duty, on the
part of the officers of the Township.
and the County Court Cletk; and il
not done, they become liable to the
penalties of the law. Another stimu
lus to efficient organization is, the
County School Fund. This fund, fir
the current year, amounted to about
.320, and was divided among four
school townships ono receiving as
high as .$90. These two funds add
ed to the township fund, will, in many
townships of this county, and in the
State, relieve lhe pcoplo of the bur.
den of tuition, to a very great extent ;
and if the children of our county are
not educated, the fiu't will lie at our
own door. We have only to tax our
public spirit a little, and be careful in
the selection of efficient, and active
officers, and teachers, and education
will be universally diffused through
out the community.
liet mo recommend then, Messrs.
Editors, to the Directors of the differ
ent Townships, not to postpone malt
ing their repjrt, to the latest possible
period when it may be done, but to
have them prepared and in the pos
session of tho Clerk of the County
Court, by the middle of June, at
farthest. They will then have done
their duty, and the fault will bo the
Clerk's if they do not receive a por
tion of the County and State School
monies for the next year.
Fob the Radical
Liberality of sentiment, is that gener
ous disposition, which enablesa man to al
low those who diffcrfrom him in opinion
as much virtue and integrity as himself-
It is that generous expansion of mind'
which enables him to look beyond all
petty distinctions of party, and the esti
mation of men, to rise superior to nar,
row prejudices. A generous politician
will seriously and effectually investigate
both sides of the question; and never al
low himself to propagate bis sentimments
by any undue influence. He will exer
cise his liberty, in the manner, which
his judgement dictates, and not suspect
others to be void of principle, because
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j they differ from him ia opinion. He will
; be liberal as will as orthodox; because
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iruui aoes nor wane any support irom
his illiberality. Let the little bee guard
its little honey with its little sting, per.
haps its little life may depend a little
while on that little nourishment let the
k.,n . t,i. u:. k4 ,i in.l
ui.c uiun siiatvv ins iicau, auu uuu uia
horn, and threaten his enemy, who seeks
to eat his flesh and wear his coat, and
live by his death; poor follow! his life is
in danger: I forgive his bellowing and
his rage. But the truth is, that in dan
ger no human efforts can render that
true, which is false. Truth is in no dan
ger; and therefore it gives its possessor
all things, except a power to injure oth
ers. In fine liberality in politics ia a
wise and innocent policy. Tho bigot
lives at home a reptile that crawls
into existence; and there in his hole
he lurks, a reptile still. A eene-
rous politician goes out of his own par
ty associates with others, and gains im
provement by all. It is an old proverbf
that a liberal hand is better than a strong
arm. The dignity cf a man is belter
supported by acts of liberality than by
accuracy of reasoning: but when both
go together, when a man can clearly
state, and ably defend, his principles,
and when his heart is as generous as his
principles are inflexible, he possesses
strength and beauty in an eminent de
Ef'Rev. Wm. Davis is expected to
preach in the Court House ia this place
On Thursday the 28th inst., by
the Rev. T. T. Johnson. Be.-wamix
M. Bland, to Miss. Sabaii Hodges,
daughter of Geo. Hodges, Esq., all of
At the Mission, near West Port,
Mo., on Friday, (8th inst,) Rev. W.
JOHNSON, late a Missionary to the
We are authorized to announce Thos.
Cash, as a Candidate for the office of
Assessor at the next August Election.
We are authorized lo announce O.
S. Jexnicns, as a Candidate for Consta
ble for Cuivre Township at the ensuing
7T We arc authorized to announce
Joel M. WrATiiEnronDas a candidate
for Constable for Cuiver Township at
the next August Election.
HrWe are authorized to announce
Thomas II. Harris, Esq. as a candidate
for the Sheriffalty in Lincoln County
at the next August Election.
We are authorized to announccJAMts
A.Rodoins, as a candidate for Constable
for Cuivre Township, at the ensuing
TOTIl'i: ii hereby ti"n. Hint ti n un
der i'ueil has obtained from (he Cleik
nf (he County Court of 1'ike county, let
ters of Ailiriiniilnitiuii upon tho Kstiito -of
Itowlnml llurtirio'e detM. hearing dnte
the Ulsl day til April IH-TJ. All per
lonf bavin; cliiiiin against estate, are
reriiu-iled lo exhib it them in one year from
the dute of laid letter for allowance, or they
maybe precluded from nny I cnefi'.of Said
esute; anil if such daunt arc "...t presented
within three years frr-m tho dn'e cf said
letters, (hey will He forever bnrred.
John i.ind3i:v, AJiu'r.
April 2:1, IStJ "I.
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rejuints of the lumbering literature
of Europe, with which the country
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uniformly upon subjects of public im
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fresh end new in moral, li eraturp,
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and olten very numerous illustrations,
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Its irrpirtiality in respect lo all mat
ters of pjliiical end religious discus
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And will be forwarded to any pnrt of
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j jrj-We aro authoized to announce
'Jons H. Gbim as a candidate for Con-
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" . 1 '
We are authorized to announce Jams
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Juslice of the peace, for Calumet town
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A Magazine uf choice jlr.urican Lilt
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-- ly Megazir.e wiih the above ti
tle, embellished with the eailiest
Fashions funi Ptiris and London,
elegmt, stetl and mezzotint engra
vings, lace work, emhrodery, musiu
etcr was iss-uedfor January, 1842
The work will be devoted especially
to lhe ladies, and will be issued in it
style never before attempted in thi
country. It will contain article
from the most popular and pleasing
writer's of the day, on every variety
of subject, but the work will be in
the main devoted to the cultivation
or i! e home virtues. Kence most of
the storjes will be t f a practical, do.
mes'ic chac'ier, from the pt.".9 of
our best ft mold writers, while iho
earliest fashions in all their varieties
shiill be correctly given; so as to
make the work welcome at every"
fire side, in the hallj of the fashions- '
ble and lhe gay the homo of the
virtuous matron, whose own needle?
supplies her raiment, as well as in tha
store and sewing rocm of lhe mafctua
maker nnd milliner.
The main design of the mork.
The prominent design of the Maga--
zine will be to furnish in elegant and
attractive style, th earliest, most cor--rect,
and full report in advance of all
the ther Magazines, and prior to
the issuing of them heie, of the
Monthly Fashions direct from Paris
and London. The advantage of this
to every lady, who makes taste ia
dress the least matter of life, will at
once be apparent, and to the profes
sional dress maker and milliner of thc
United Slates, lhe enterprise will be
of incalculable advantage. It is pio
posed to issue every month a number
and variety of costume, which will
put to the " blush every thing in the
way of monthly reports of the Fash
ions heretofore attempted.
For this purpose the publUher has
embarked the most ample means and
resources in the enteprise, and ha
matured his pbir.s both ia this coun
try and in Europe, prior lo com
mencement. Il has been a favoiiter
project, and has been deliberately
undertaken, and will be canieuT
through igorous'y. The first num
ber gives an idea of the beauty ant
real excellence of the plates.
Elegant Steel Engravings--
In order to render lhe work orna
mental in the highest degree, and to
inaLc it a perfect parlor companion,,
and an ornament to the centre table,
as well as entertaining in its litera
ture, nnd nseful in the style of the
f ishii n pbtcs, it is proposed to issue
the most tlegant Steel and Mezzo
tint engravings from lhe first artists:
in the country, illustrated by choice
and entertaining stories of domestic
life. To vary the style of illustra
t. on, occasional Loos Patterns and
Embroidt ry, got ut in unsurpassed
beauty arj truth, by that excellent
l ar'.st, F. Quaree, E;q. will a!o be
given; nd to leave nothing undone.
at times, wu be given, the nr-st popu
lar and elegant Music of the day,
Songs, Ga'dop ides, Marches, etc.
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and beautiful type, on a page larger
than any of the present three dollar
Magazines, with fine margin, an l
strong, white paper, and will contain
as much matter as can be compress
ed into thirty two large octavo,
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ceding the month for which it will
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lime the steamships which sail from
Europe on the first of the month
usually arrive. Thus the work will
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with tha most correct fashions, before
they can be got out here, and antici
pating idl the Magazines at least six
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the work will beat once appreciated,
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i rv at 1 0 per annum. au the LaJyV
World of Fashion T ill include very
variety in the same, style of exceL
l'hree copies for five dollars. -
Eight copies for ten dollar. Cur
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Ledger Building, Philadelphia,.