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Bowling Oree n,...Scpt. 3, IS i'i'
"Neutrality" shall have a place next week.
We are under obligations to the Hos.
John C. Edwards for important public
The Retort. The report of the se
lect committee appointed to consider the
veto message of the President, is but a
reiteration of the abuse heaped upon the
President by the organs of his own party
because, forsooth, he has wisely vetoed
the "distribution tarifTbill," an act which
every honest politician is ready to ac
knowledge has saved the country from
the ruinous consequences that would in
inevitably result from such a measure.
The most inveterate opposcrs of Mr Ty
ler, who, by-the-bye, are the leuing
members of the parly tbat elected him,
have taken ground that places them be
fore the people in Gicir true colours.
On the 19th inst. another revenue bill
was introduced in the House, which will
insure revenue and incidental protection
to manufactures. Though the bill was
introduced by Mr. Ingcrsoll it is thought
that it will receive the support of a por
tion of the more moderate of the whigs,
from the consideration" that a move
has been made by the manufacturers in
favor of a tariff bill without distribution.
The Ncwbureport Herald says: "A
petition was circulated yesterday in
town, urging upon Congress to pass a
Tareffand Revenue Bill, disconnected
with the Land Bill. Almost every indl
vidual who saw it, gladly affixed his sig
nrturc to the petition."
A writer in the Boston Courier says,
the leading party in Congress have cou
pled the distribution measure with the
vital one of providing a revenue for the
country, and of saving the manufacturing,
mercantile and mechanic interests from
their impending ruin. They have done
so with a knowledge that it would be
vetoed by the executive; and what is to
be gained by this absurd, not to say un
principled attempt, to gratify past per
sonal and political animosity, at the ex
pense of the whole nation."
The editor of the Boston Courier re'
marks as follows in reference to distri
bution: "We do not believe there are ten
men in New England who care two far
4fittrrc nTnM lli1 Mm lorttl lvllftor it li
, ? , . , . . .. , I
M mnml rr Tint? full fl fnrill finn n rpvi. '
nue are wanted and must be had. It is
evident they cannot be had with distribu
tion; for mercy's sake, then let us have
it milhovi distribution.""
So it seems that in the manufacturing
districts the feeling is decidedly in favor
of a tariff and a revenue, even though it
should be necessary to drop the favorite
distribution scheme to accomplish it.
8,000 Whigs is Concil! The Cin
cinnati Gazette of the 22d inst says:
"The meeting of the Whigs at Hamilton
on Saturday was a most spirited a.Tuir.
Eight thousand at least were there ! The
farmers, with their wives and daughters,
were there. The mechanics were there
and they brought with them their work
shops. The multitude were there; "an
army with banners." The same old coon
that was out in 1840, was there, w ith
several young ones. The speeches of
Messrs. Slorer, Schenck, Corwin and
Soulhgatc were admirable. The reso
lutions were excellent and spirit-stirring.
Clay, Davis and Corwin were
brought out, and the resignation of the
hig members heartily approved.
Resolutions condemning the course of
Capt. Tyler, and requesting him to re
sign Lis office, were unanimously adopt
ed!" The old coon was there too. Well,
we were in hopes that that auxiliary at
least, would not have been called into re
quisition during the present campaign.
The Legislature of New York met in
extra session, at Albany, on the 16th
inst., fir the purpose of districting the
state in compliance with the apportion
The Democratic majority on joint bal
lot in the Legislature of Missouri will
be 61 Democrats 79, Whigs 3G.
We learn lrom the last St. Louis Ga
zette, that Mr. C. A. Peck has become
the proprietor of that paper, and that it
will hereafter be published under liis
The Bocsbary Treaty Confirm
ed. The Giobe of the 2Qih say The
treaty between the United State! nd
Great Britain was ratified by the Senate
at 9 o'clock to-night. The injunction of
secrecy has not been removed, and,
therefore, we cannot learn the majority
Robbery and Murder is St. louis
Count v. On the night of the 2Gth inst.
Maj. G. B. Floyd, who resided about
three miles from St. Louis, was aroused
from sleep by the sound of foot-steps
about his house. He took a double bar
reled gun in his hand, and immediately
opened the door, when he was assailed
by five men, armed with clubs and
knives. He snapped his gun at the in t
but both caps burst without discharging
the piece. After an ineffectual attempt
to beat them off, he was overpowered and
stabbed in several places. Mrs. Floyd
was knocked down at the coinmiccrocr
of the assault. The villains ransacked
the house, broke open, trunks, drawers,
&c, in (teach 'Jl money, but obtained on
ly fifty collars and a pair of pocket pis
'.jis. Mr. Floyd lingered until Sunday,
when he expired. The villains were
traced to St. Louis and arrested. One
of them effected his escape on the night
of the arrest; the other four were to un
dergo an examination on Monday last.
Fanaticism. Miller, who pretends
that the second advent will take place in
'43 is said to be gaining converts by
scores in Massachusetts, and others of
the New-England states. The U. States
Gazette in speaking of this new doctrine
says: "We have seen a few persons who
had adopted the views of that gentleman
They appeared sincere, and not without
much foundation for their opinion, provi
ded their interpretation of portions of the
sacred volume were admitted. We see
now that there is increased earnestness
in Mi. Miller's followers, and more posi
tive evidences of their dependence upon
his expositions of scriptural prophecies
In some parU of N. England, there ap
pears to be a "fearful waiting for the
coming," and people have left, home and
kindred, to gather into groups, for the
purpose of "preparing to meet" the ob
ject of expectation and desire eradicat
ing one by one, feelings of earthly attac h
ment, and earthly leanings, and putting
on that frame of mind which belongs to
those who arc "looking unto and waiting
for the glorious coming."
An exchange paper says the Whigs of
Pennsylvania arc making a strong move
ment in favor of a national convention.
They contend that the concentrated
movement in the various cities in fivor
Mr. Clay, is not politic or indicative of
the tone of public feclinir. They refer to
Mr, Clay's previous defeats, and assert
that the party can only be united by
means of a National Convention.
Health or New Orleans. "he
Crescent City of the 19th inst. says tiie
fever is en the increase, and it is feared
it has assumed the character of an epi
demic. It is confidently believed in New Or
leans that an Agency of the Bank cf
England has been established in that city
for the circulation of the notes of that
institution, and that they already form,
to some degree, a paper medium there.
It is, moreover, pretty well assccrtair.ed
tliat similar agencies are to be establish
ed in all the principal cities of the Un
ion. So states a Philadelphia paper.
An inhuman wretch, named Alexan
der Kelley, killed bis wife a few days
since at Newport, Del., by beating and
kicking her. His brutality was repeat
ed onee or twice, and she escaped from
the house, but only to die in a field
where she was found the next day
Both were addicted to drunkenness.
The Springfield Register of last
Friday says a few men have lately
bought tip b majority of the individu
al shares of lle Shawneetown Car.!;,
in order to speculate upon i's paper
and the stock held by the Stale in that
institution. The secret of the late
suspension of that Hank is now un
derstood. .'!o. Reporter.
The Sept. No. of the "Lady's World
of Fashion" was received at this office
several days since. It is adorned with
a splendid engraving, the "Eastern
Princess," displaying both taste and skill.
We lament exceedingly that the Aug. N o
of tliis work has not come to hand if
this notice should meet the eye of any
one having knowledge of the same he
will confer a favor by fowarding it im
mediately. Chops in Alabama The Mobile
Price Current states that the wheat
crop of that State much exceeds an
average, and that the corn crop will
be prodigi us. The cotton, so far,
is satu to present a fine appearance,
and has had mud' fewer of the casu
alties to encounter than usually at
Nkw Onr.KANs, Aug. 19.
Important From Texas. The
schooner Endeavor arrived at this
port early yesterday morning from
Galveston, by which we received pa
pers to the Cili instant.
The llousson papers give the par
ticulars in relation to a projected
campaign across the llio Grande au
thorized by the Executive. The ser
vices of thirteen hundred men are to
be received they arc to elect llicir
own officers and have pe'.mWion to
levy contributions r.',.on the Mexican
towns for the-,- suppoit. Washing
ton. Mo:,tromerv, Fayette, and Hast-
Vop counties are authorized to furnish,
each. 132 men, and ttrszoria, Austin,
Fort Bend, Harris. Robertson, Milam,
Gonzales, Colorado, Jackson, Victo
ria, and Ward, CO men each.
No troops arc authotied from the
eastern counties, unless saiisiactorv
assuumces arc jivrn of their ability
o subsist themselves while passing
through the West, without burlhen-
ing the people of tha'. section. I5e,ef
and such ammunition as mnv ntiS
linn 1 will be furnished by the Gov
ernment. The rendezvous is to be lit
the Sulphur Springs near tfte mouth
of the Cib.'li. The Telecrnph s'ates
that Gen- Burleson, Col. J. II. Moore,
and Col. Cook, of Washington coun
ty, will join the expedition.
After tiie above w:u in type. wp
met a gentienmon who had received
a letter from Galveston, inrorminj
him on the authority of Col. Cook
that every merchant vessel in tli
port of Vera Cruz, some fifteen or
twenty, had been pissed to convey
Mexican tro..ns to the number of
7,000 to Yucatan as was said, but
it is surmised their destination is the
city of Galreston. If this is so. r.nd
we" cannot doubt it, a serious "flare
up," may he soon looked for.
On the 1 Sili. Hi Senate was in
Executive session throughout the day,
engaged upon the Treaties. The
The progress n.ade is not known.
The Wv.ind.iite treaty was ratified
yrsterd "iv. The public business has
"been nothing to-day.
In the House, the motion t recon
sider the vote on the res.'hi'inn re
commended by Mr. Adams to destroy
lie veto power, was discussed by
Messrs. Wie. Rainier, Davis "f'd
Arnold. Mr. Granger moved the
previous (iicstin, and the House ic
lused to iccon;ji.r, by a vote of 1 10
Mr. Fillmore now presented a re
solution from Ide committee of ways
and means, similar to the resolution
introduced yesterday, instructing ihe
committee to brin i:i a Kev mie Bill.
striking out the 27tli section of the
bill jiit pawl, and placing t a and
conti'ee among the fli-e articles.
Mr. Fil'm re stated tint lliH reso
lution was nrceary to an expres
sion of npii.ion as t the ability ol
the House to do imy thing. If any
bill was to be pissed, it must be one
on which the House had expressed
an opinion, as there was not lime or
disposition, at this period of the ses
sion, to go into the subject anew.
Mr. Filhnoie proposed tins previous
question; but beiore there vsna sec
Mr. Smith, of a., moved to bli
the resolution upon the table. 1 lie
yeas and nays were asked by Mr.
Fillmore, and ordered by the House.
The motion was lost ayes 75, noes
Mr. Fillmore moved for a call of
the House, in order that there might
be a full vote on ttiis reso.ution. which
he regarded as a test of the determi
nation of the House, on the subject
of passing a revenue bill at this ses
sion. Alter the call had been made,
the House proceeded to vote; sever
al Whigs, Mr. Fillmore among the
number, not answeiing when the
names were reap by the clerk.
Mr. Wise inquired, if the House
could not compel every member pres
ent to vote, or ptuiidi him for refu
sing. The Speaker answered that the
House had vc ngiu so u uo. .,.
Wise then slated that Messrs. Mathiot
and Calhoun of Massachusetts had
not voted. Their mines were then
called and Mr. Calhoun voted in the
affirmative, Mr. M. in the negative.
M. McClellan of N. Y. asked that
the name of the chairman of the
Committee on W ays and Means Mr.
Fillmore, should be called. Mr. Fill
more then rose and said, tlnt4as his
colleague was so anxious about the
matter be would answer to his name,;
and vote no against his own resolu
tion. The vote stood for the resolu
tion 8G. against it 114.
Mr. VV. W. Irwin, of Pennsplva
nia, rose and moved that the rules of
the House be suspended, lor the pur
pose of enabling him to introduce a
bill entitled, "A bill to provide reve
nue from imports, and to change and
modify existing laws imposing duties
on imports, and for other purposes."
This bill is substantially the same bill
as that returned by the President
with his objections, striking out the
27th section, which repealed the pro
viso in the laud distribution law, of
the extra session, and admitting tea
imported in American vessels from
beyond the Cape of Good Hope, and
coiTee, free of duty. The House
then adjourned, the Speaker an
nouncing that Mr. Irwin's motion
would be the first business in the or
ders of the day the next morning.
In the Senate on the 19lh, an inef
fectual effort was made to take up
the resolution fixing the day of ad
journment. The Senate then went
into Executive session
In the House, lifter the considera
tion of some miscellaneous business,
Mr. Campbell of S. C. movod that
the Committee of Ways and Means
be instructed to report forthwith a
revenue bill, in accordance with the
Compromise Act. The House refus
ed to suspend ihe rules to receive the
resolution. Mr. Everett offered a
resolution directing the Committee ol
Ways and Means t report a bill
which be submitted reject, ayes 81,
noes 105. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll offer
ed a resolution from the Committee
on the Judiciary, in relation to the
collection of tiie revenue. Objec
tion being made, Mr. Ingersoll mov
ed that the House go into Committee
of the Whole, and gave notice that
he should then propose to take up
the bill to supply a temporary defect
or failure in the laws relating to the
oiled ion-of duties on imports. Mr.
Ii win claimed the floor, on his mo
tion of the preceding day, to suspend
th rules to take up the revenue f ill
submitted by him. The House re
fused to suspend the rules.
The question then recnrrinjon the
motion of Mr. C. J. Ingersoll. that
the House resolve itself into Commit
tee of the Whole on the Stale of the
Tim yeas r.nd nays w ere taken and
resulted as follows: Yeas 91, nays
So the House resolved itself into Com
mittee of the Whole, J. U. Intrersoll in
the Chair. The Chairman said the first
business before the Committee was the
further consideration of the Navy Bill.
Mr. C. J
Ingersoll then moved that the
conspiration of that bill be postponed for
the present carried by a vte of 9.0 to
. . ... . . 1 . : I f
Ihi. M r. 1 men moved mat me Lomniii
tee should take up "the bill to provide
for the temporary delect in the laws for
the collection of revenue'" carried,
ayes 01 noes 53. Mr. I Then to moved a
mend the bill by striking out all after the
enacting clause, and substituting the fol
lowing: lie it enacted by Hit Senate and I oust
of Reymndutirts of the I'nilcd Stiiten of
.Imerica in ( 'on gift assembled: That,
from and after the passage of this act, the
same duties upon imports shall be levi
ed, collected aud pud, under the same
laws, rules and legulations, which were
levied, collected and paid on the 1st day
of January, 1HU), ui.dcr the provision
of the act approved 2d March, 1833, en
titled "An act to modify the act of the
11th of July, 1S32, and all other acts nn-
wisiti" duties on imports, except that
the said duties s.hull be paid in cash.
A 'nd provided Jurthcr, That in all cases
where specific duties were imposed upon
imports prior to the passage of the said
aet, it shall be the duty of the Secretary
of the Treasury to ascertain the average
rate of duty which was collected upon
each of the said articles throughout the
year 1S40, and such average rale of duty
shall hereafter be levied, collected, and
paid as a specifiio duty upon the impor
tation of the said articles, in the same
manner as if such respective specific du
ties were respectively imposed by this
Sec. 2. And hi- it further enacted,
That on the importation of till the
articles made subject to a duty of
twenty per cent, a l valorem under
the ptovisiotis of the act entitled "An
act relating to duties and drawbacks,''
approved September 11, 18-11, there
shall hereafter be levied, collected,
and paid a duty of 30 per cent, ml
valorem, except upon railroad iron,
which shall be subject to the same
rate of duty as bar or bolt iron of
similar manufacture under the first
section of this act; but nothing here
in contained shall le so construed as
to deprive any State or incorporated
company which shall have imported
railroad iron prior to the third day of
March next, of the benelits and ad
vantages secured to them, respective
ly, by the proviso to the 5tli section
of the said act relating to the duties
Mr. Barnard moved to amend the
bill so that it should not apply to any
case where a penalty had been pro.
vi.Ied bv law, &x. Mr. Ingersoll
modified his motion so as to make
the above bill an amendment, to be
inserted at tho end of the bill report
ed by the Committee on the Judicia
ry, providing that the duties in force
on the thirtieth of June should be
continued until some new tarilF of
duties should be imposed. Tlje mo
tion of Mr. Barnard was then warm
ly discussed by Messrs. Adams, Profltt
Gushing, Granger, Marshall, and
Thompson, of Indiana. Mr. Me
Kennan then moved, as a substitute
for the bill, that which was ollered
bv Mr. Irwin on the preceding day.
The Chairman pronounced the mo
tion out of order. Mr. McK. then
made a few remarks, and the Com-
mit'ee rose and repoi ted. The House
Arrival of the Britannia.
Fifteen Days later from Europe.
The steamship Britannia, Captain
Hewitt, from Liverpool, arrived in
Boston, Sunday morning, the 17th in
stant, at 4 (clock.
She brought 91 passengers from
England landed 23 at Halifax and
took on board 15, making 106 pas
sengers in all.
The news from England in regard
to the crops is more favorable than
any that has been received for some
About the 23d tilt, the weather,
which previous to that date bad been
very impio 'itious for the harvest, un
derwent a favorable change, and since
that period has been exceedingly fine
and. in consequence, the most san
guine hopes are now entertained of
a plentiful giain crop. The corn mar
kets throughout the country arc much
This state of things has already
had a beneficial effect on the trade of
the country, and should the fine
weather continue, ihere is little doubt
but that the starvation and distress
which have so extensively prevailed
throughout the country, will only be
known in the remembrance of a ca
lamity that has passed away.
In the money market, such is tiie
overflow of money, thai dealers dis
count g od paper with avidity at 2
The arrival in London of an ac
credited agent from ih" Unit' d States
Government, for the purpose ol con
trading a loan of twelve millions of
dollars, is not liked; :vu it is onfi
lentlv asserted in well-informed quar
ters that he will wholly fail in the
object o( bis mis-ion.
In the neighborhood of Birming
ham, Staffordshire, and other parts of
the manufacturing districts, tliTO b:iv
in. been snmp rather seiious out
breaks, which have required the great
est enemy ind exertion i n the part
il" the magestracy to sit; press. I he
htes accounts however, tn'urm its
that the rioters were coining in terms.
It is undeis'ood that the I'u'-.eol
Xcmotir will be Regent i f France.
Great fears were entei t. itif d for the
stability of the country.
The overland n.nil h;.d arrived.
In tl.e II' use ol Commons on the
2.1 in-t.. i-n it qniry was made of Sir
Robert lVel, as to the desiitia:ion of
tl.e Meditfi ran'an steam fiigate said
to be fi:tiriL' out in London for the
invnMon of Texas.
Sir R. Fee! said be believed the
fads were these two vessels were
fitt'HL' i nt. tie at Blarkv.al! r.iid the
other at Liven oo!. It was .-;
those vessels were lor the Mexican
Government. That application bad
been ni.'ii!'! to tl.e British Gov. t
permit them t be manned xi:h Br.t-
tsh seamen, andth.it permisr. n haiL
been relu-ed. He could state, that f
in conseqttnce of an application fit-m '
the Texan minister on the subject, I
that miriMer lino been inloruted that I
no officer in her Majtv's r.nvy would i
b- allowed to serve the Mexican gov
ernment nirainst I exas. lie lexi.i
iiovernmenl had been infotmci
tf hostility .should take place, it was
the intention of the I'nglisl: govern
ment to maintain a perfect neutrality.
0From the Crescent Ci'.y of the lttli, re.
ceived by the C'barluttc, we extract the follow,
I.ate front Texas.
The nrtri from Jlalamnras eoniirmeil.
'The schooner Henrietta, Cap!.
Ilurd, arrived yesterday morning, in
C days from Galveston. We receiv
ed no papers by her, but a gentleman
who came passenger informs tis that
new had been received nt Galves
ton of the movement of JOJO Mexi
cans, under Gen. Ileis, towards the
borders of Texas. Commissions had
been issued to ritiso citizen suluiers
for the purpose of protecting the bor
ders against the inroads ol the .Mexi
cans. All the volunteers from the United
States had loen disbanded. Col.
Clementsof the Huntsville volunteers,
came passenger in the II. Two
Mexicans had been taken prisonrs on
the borders, who stated that the Mexi
cans were preparing for another inva
sion, and that the orders from Santa
Anna were totake no prisonrrs.
This information, tliouizh not offi
cial, comes through sources which
may hi depended upon; but we still
incline to the hehel that Santa Ann t 8
invasion of Texas is all "gass."' No
man knows better than ihe uapole-
on of the South" the total impracti
cability of such nn enterprise, ami
experience has taught him the quali
ty of the Anglo Saxon blood. His
policy, however, is to keep the eye
of the nation of meuials he rules
fixed on the darling subject of inva
sion, and in this respect his course of
conduct is precisely similar to that of
iN.ipoleon, it we may be permitted to
wrilo the names of the two individu
als on the same sheet of paper.
The Corsican told Sieys de Mit,
ctuier auvanco or retrogrado go
j ahead or fall back. There was no
middle ground forwj to stand upon
and to maintain the csccndence, it
was absolutely necessary he should
continue to gratify the unquenchable
thirst of the French for military glo
ry. Santa Anna's hold on the scep
tre is not very firm, and he hiis just
sulficientshrevvdnessto keep the pub
lic mind upon an expedition he knows -lull
well would not, under any cir
cumstances, prove successful The
next arrival from Texas will be look
ed for with Interest.
OCT Since the above was in type,
we have received a copy of the Gal
veston Civilian of the 3d. It con
tains nothing in addition to what
have given, with the exception of
the arrival of ihe U. S. brig of war
Dolphin, eight days from sea.
For Uis Radical
Irly Dark Eyed Maid.
"Tliere'a ae teee faut, they while laj to me. '
I like tiie lassex God forgie me !
For monie plack they wheedle frae me,
At dance or fair;
Maybe aome ithtr thing they gie me ' '
Tbey weel can (pare.
'Tin morn, and in the white oak grore.
Each warbler tunes his note to lore ;
The lambkins o'er the meadows skip.
And the bees from Ihe 6ow'ra the dew-drops tip.
Then hie to the grove, my dark eyed maid.
And meet me 'nealh the white oak's shsde.
She comes! she comes ! in beauty bright.
And hr step is like the fairy's, light;
Her breath perfumes the morning breeze.
As she wends her way, to the white nak trees; ' i
The white oak trees, 'nealh whose sweet shad
I c'asji in my arms, my dart eyed maid.
' Tis noon my love, and the scorching rays
Of the snn, have still'd the warbler's lays;
The gambling's of Ihe lambs, are o'er; store;
And the hecs have return'd with their honey
Rut rerlin'J in my arms, the while oak's shads.
Shall phcHer my tan my dark eyed maid.
'Tis evening love, and the shadows tall,
Rcgin from the mountain tops to fall;
The toil and care of the dav are o'er;
And the ptnughman seeks his collage door
We kiss and part, my dark eyed maid;
Rut, to meet again 'neath the wb'le oak's shade
l I DDLETORj.
New Hop-, Aug 20th, 1?42.
F.riTAPiI. Bv Jas. MnimxiiEiT.
She lived ! what further can be aaid
Of alt Ihe generations dead ?
She died ! what more can be fnrrlold
Of all Ihe living, young and old ?
Site lived, as in her Maker's eye.
At every step, prepared to die;
She died, -as one exchanging breath
For immortality in detth :
Her djst is here, her spirit there
Eiernity ! Oh tell me where !
On the l)!h nltimo six. men were struck by
I'Rbtning, at Shelb;. ville, Ky., and fonr were
The irony that is too fine to be nn-
"e.s.o..,,. i-.uiu.h .jo, .., u..u
ni"-t ,e very dull and ill tempered
indeed, who kcls bound totake asa
personal matter every sarcasm he
e(s wJlh in ftlllor3 ,,,at write for
. . .. .
t,,c instruction of mankind.
I 1 . 1 L.
.UV M"ir, the cure of the St
i ',!,s Cathedral, New O.leans, died
at Mobile on the 3d inst. He was a
natiteof Italy, ami once an officer
of dragoons in rsanonlcon's "Army
of the Rhine."
Another Candidate for the Prcsi
itcicif. Mr. V"ie has intimated that
there is some chance of Mr. Adam s
running for a second Presidential
term. He thinks the recent course
of that gentleman warrants the idea.
Mr. Adams is called "the father of
the House." lie has some most un
ruly children. Cin. Times.
U"Tlie author of the communication signed
One of your Patrons," is informed that his ar-
liclo will not be published unless the name of
'be author is made known to as.
AlUOL'RXMCNT OK CoNGKKSS. TIlO
Louisville Journal, ol the 27th, sayst
The lion. Joseph I- White, member
of Congress from Indiana, came down
in the mail-boat this morning. The
opinion, when he left Washington,
was that Congress woti'd adjourn on
Wednesday or Thursday of this
Anotueii liior. The anti slavery
Convention which is in session in
Nantucket, Mass., has been assailed
for four nights by a gang of noisy and
riotous persons. The members of
the Convention were attacked with
rotten eggs and other missiles when
ever they attempted to bold their
The reply to the criticism of "J."
was not received in time fur this week'
The Presbytery ol Palmyra will meet
in Hannibal, on r riday, the 30th of Sept,
1S42, at 11 o'elock A.M.
. ii. M ELROl , Stated elk.