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SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 1841.
THE NEXT REPRESENTATION IN
iis known to most of our readers, that an
act was passed by the last Legislature of this
State providing for the election of the mem
bers of Congress, to which this State may
be entitled, under the new apportionment.
This will not be made before the next Ses
sion of Congress, and may be delayed until
near its close, perhaps not liefore May or
June of the next year. The act requires
that if the apportionment should be made by
Congress previous to August 1842, the elec
tion of all the members, to which we may
be entitled, shall take place at the nest elec
tion. The -possibility that Congress may
postpone action upon this subject, to so late
a period as to prevent organization by the
Democratic party of tins State, and thereby
give our opponents an opportunity to profit
from our divisions and the pretensions of
rival candidates in our own party, should
admonish us of the necessity of providing
at an early day against such a result.
With the view of guarding against the
inevitable consequences of delaying nction
oa this important subject until Congress
shall apportion the representation, we take
the liberty of Calling the attention of the
Democracy of this County, and our friends
throughout the State to a few suggestions,
prompted by the importance of the question
to the success of the great principles which
constitute the creed of the Democratic pry.
UNION HARMONY, SEI.FCON
EXECUTION OP THE XEUKO
On Saturday last our town was thronged
with a vast concourse of citizens, who as
sembled to witness the execution of the Ne
gro, who was convicted at the last term ofi
our Circuit Court, for the murder of his mas
ter. At an early hour in the morning in de
fiance of the inclemency of the weather our
streets wereCHed with citizens from ever part
of the county. VVe can form nofair estimate
of the numbers of persons which a specta
cle so noval in its character to our county
attracted, but have heard it variously com
puted from two to four thousand. The gal
lows was erected in the Court-House yard
immediately opposite the prisoners ceil, and
the space for a considerable distance around
was densely crowded by hundreds who had
assembled hours before the appointed time
of execution, and anxiously awaited the ap
pearance of the criminal.
When conducted to the gallows, he mani
fested not the slightest concern but to the
contrary was apparently less affected than
any one present. In reply to a request that
he would say something to his colored friends
of whom a vast number were present he an
swered he had nothing to say, and after ma
king some slight remark relative to the dis
position of his body after death signified his
readiness for execution. His death strus-
Igles were by no means violent, though it
was at least thirty minutes after the rope
was severed !efore life was entirely extent
He died as if lie had lived destitute of feeling
and hardened bv crime.
The bank bill has leen finally forced
through the Senate It passed on the 28th.
S!ON, EVERY THING FOR .ML-:.S-;Mro"H ""P" af entertained mat Air. Is-
URES, AND NOTHING FOR MEN." is''""'1' wl " wnen presented lor n s.gna
the patriotic maxim of Missouri's favorite
champion, and the Democracy of this State
hive invariably manifested their adhesion to
We give below the full returns of our
election for the Clerkship and Assessor. It
it? wisdom and its truth. And we fear not j will be seen that Robinson's majority for
that thcie exists anv in our ranks who would Circuit Clerk is I3G. Duckncr's for Count v
not willingly sacrifice their personal wishes Clerk 130, and Hawkins for Assessor over
to the great interests of the Democratic i Lovelace 273.
psrtr. I Circuit CleiLtbip, County Clerkship,
Inanotheicoiumnilwillbeecntuatamre-iTown'hiP Robin.oji.Noye.. Buckner. Noyea
ting of the opponents of the prerentuduiinis-!
tration,isc.i'.ied to be held at this place on the
first Saturdiy in next month, forthe purjiose ! I'J"'" '
of expressing their disapprobation of the J Cuit er,
corrupting, unconstitutional, and iiiijxilitc ,sI,cncer
nwniin now in tt:i rnnrsp f if n.isfirif'i. I.v : l-0,
the Extra Session of Congress. Would it
not be well for this meeting to take up
the subject of this article, and recommen
ce to the other counties of the State, simi
lar action? We would suggest that the mee
ting appoint members to a convention, (the
time and place of holding it, to be left to ihe
discretion of the central committee, appoin
ted at the young men's convention last Oc
toler,) to be in readiness to attend the assem
bling of the convention wheneverand where
ever it may be determined upon. The num
ber of members micht be equal to the num
ber of Representatives and Senators to
which each county is entitled, and to insure
a punctual attendance, alternates might be
appointed also. It will le necessary that
maj. 136 maj. 130
Townships, Hawkins, Lovela
Hartford, C5 27
Salt River, 1 2 22
Buffalo, 171 13G
Cuiver, 22S 7
Spencer, 7C 15
Peno, C5 101
Calumet, 1 C3 141
discretion to fix upon the time and place I
rX iVim rAnrjtnliAti K frivn In enmA '
committee that will call the conven
tion together so soon, as the apportionment
Bill of the next Session shall become a Law,
aad the "young men's central committe
could perform this duty as well or better than
ny other. By anticipating the action of
Congress we shall be prepared to enter the
field, for the next canvass with certain pros
pects, and thereby avoid disorganization,
dissension and discord; whereas if we delay
bringing out candidates, by means of a con
vention until May or June, the result may be
from the .V.
O. Picayune, of July 22
The Steam packetSavannah.Capt. Wade,
arrived yesterday morning from lialveston
bringing us dales from that citv of the 18th
and from Houston to the 17th inst. There
is verv little news in our files.
On Sunday morning, President Lamar ar
rived at Oalvcston. It was generally tin
derstood that the object of his visit was to
despatch Com. Moore, with two armed ves
sels, to the coast of Mexico, to co-operate
with the i ucatauese and t ederahsts against
Vera Cruz, in consequence of the indignity
lately offered Judge Webb
A larce portion of the citizens of Vera Cruz,
disastrous in the extreme. The time may be it is said, are friendly to the cause ot the
. i r i -. I I . 1 :
too short for the people to be fairly respresen
ted, if a convention should be called, and
the delay itself might induce the friends of
the individual aspirants to waive a nomina
tion, and run them upon their own hook.
W need not attempt to depict the conse
quences of such a contingency, and we see
bo other plan to avert it, than by anticipa
ting tie action of Congress by the people
during the coming fall.
We throw out these reflections for the
consideration of our friends throughout the
State. We care but little whether our views
be adopted precisely as above expressed, so
that we euccsed a having our forces organ
bed for the conflict in August 1842. The
plan we have suggested will certainly effect
this object, and we see no reason able objec
tion to iu " What say you, Democrats of
"e have received no intelligence from
Washington since the 28ih, which will ac
count for the want of congressional matter
in this weeks paper.
Federalists, and it is believed the province
could be revolutiodized with little difficulty.
On the arrival of the President at Hous
ton, he was escorted into town by a corps of
military, and a salute fired on the occasion
Capt. J. C. Hayes lately surprised a party
of ten Indians near the Canon dc Ubalde.
killed eight and captured the remaining two,
with a their horses and proneny. tie nas
ascertained the site of an Indian encampt
ment. above the Canon, and has raised a com
pany of volunteers and gone in quest of it.
The papers are begining to speak warmly
nf iI.a residential contest oetween uen.
Sam Houston and Judge Burnett.
The citv of Houston still continues healthy,
The weather there has been very warm
the therymometer being as high as 96.
At Galveston, on the 8th, it stood at 1028
in the shade. ,
Rofnrj. h Savannah left Galveston, the
Texas schooner San Antonio had arrived
thr from survevimr cruize at the Sabine.
Commodore Moore was on board.
Pmi atii.fhta MORALITY AND JtJSTICE.
The Grandjury of Philadelphia have found
several indictments against the "Times and
two other penny papers, for libels that is,
for telling too mucn unweir-omB him...
in this same city, Levis, who forged and
swindled to the amuont of nearly $1,3000,
000. was allowed to run away to come
bach and to run away again, without any
molestation from the grand jury. In the
same city, the directors of a bank robbed the
widow, orphan, and other stockholders of
Europe and Americn. out or nearly $35,000,
000, their all and they are looked up to as
respectable citizens, beyond the reach of a
grand jury. In the same citr, police officers
are proved in open court to le confederate
of burglars, and '.hey are untouched by a
grand jury, J the same citv, forgers and
murderers are tried, and get off.
All this is the justice and morality of Phil
adelphia. Out upon such hypocritical! A
double portion of the fire that fell on Sodom
and Gommorrah is due to Philadelphia, with
out loans, credit, or post notes. Her Grand
Jury is on a level with her grand bank.
Ax Excuse. The United States Gazette
publishes a sermon, nnd laTs that if any one
should complain of finding so unusual a thing
in its columes they may be answered by the
One evening, an officier presented himself
to oeneral Jackson, nnd complained that
certain of the soldiers had got together in a
tent, and were making a erat noise.
"What are they doing?" asked the general,
with some feeling.
uThey are praying now, but they have
toAnd is that a crime V
"The articles of war order punishment for
an v unusual noise.
G d forbid," s iid the old General," that
praying should be an unusual noise in any
OR ITU A RY.
Departed this life July the 30, 1011, Jane
Katharine Martin, (Daughter of Roreut
Martin of Tike County Mo.,) in the 1 2th
yenr of her age.
The above Jane Katharine from the time
of birth until about two years old, was a
child of uncommon sense, and understand
ing, but at the end of that time God in his
providences laid the awful hand of a miction
upon her, so that she was entirely deprived
of her speech, the remainder of her life. O
how deslressing must it have been to a fond
Father and aflectionate Mother tn see for
such a term of vears the tender tiledce of
their love, suflerins under the direful hand
of affliction, and deprived of the means tos
convey to them its suffering. Often wa
nparcntal and tearful eye thrown up-m thei'
dear little daughter, while nature wa con
tend in;: with affliction, hut a kind hnnd came
to her relief. He that said sutler little child
ren to come untu me for of such is the King
dom "i Heaven; determined her suffering
lioiild hive nn end, therefore death wa sent
to the abode of their peace, and Jane Katha
rinf became ihe chosrn virtim. It was then
ihe parents hearts bled at every sympathetic
pore, r.nd fain would have snatched her from
the cold and icy hands of death. But alas
their arm were two short, bis power was
irrecistable. She is now gone the way of
all the living. Yes, gone to that home from
whence no traveller has returned. The pa
rents of the deceased have all to comfort
them if they will but reflect. God in his
mercies have t::ken her to himself from all
the evils attending this vail of tears. Yes.
she has now bid farewell to her afflction, and
all sublunary troubles, hrr immortal spirit
soared to mansions on hi?h, far above von
lorioiii ceiling of the azure vaulted sky, she
has sit down at the riiiht hand of God in the
the: young people s booth
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USEFUL & ENTERTAINING KNOWLEDGE.
There are manv periodical publications, yet one more is wanted. The friends of Ed
ucation the advocates of the diffusion of Useful Knowledge have long desirsed to see
the commencement of
A MONTHLY MAGAZINE
Devoted to the Instruction & Entertainment of Young Tersons of Both Sexes;
CONPUCTKO WITH A SOLE VIEW TO THEIR IMPROVEMENT
IX LITERATURE, SCIENCE, & THE CONDUCT OF LIFE,
u ritten, not in the colloquial language which is addressed to very young children, but witli
such attention to the style as shall render it worthy the notice of those who are acquir
ing the art of Composition or forming their Literary taste; and filled with such various,
original, and valuable matter as shall render the volumes when bound up, worthy a place
in the Family or School I ibrary. ...
Itis theyurpose of the proprietor of TH E YOUNG PEOPLE'S BOOK to furnish
such a Magazine. He has povided ample means for the accomplishment of his object;
and he pledges himself to the friends of liberal and judicious education throughout the
United States that he will produce a work which shall be in every respect worthy of
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There is a period in the progress from early childhood to maturity, and that by no
means a short one, during which the expanding minds of the young are seeking in every
(tt-UeefTul Knowledge, as well as Intellectual Entertainment.-)
Every book, paper or pamphlet which promises either, is eagerly read, and every ccle
or society of a literary or scientific cast is earnestly sought. During this period the
voung person is not satisfied with that kind of instruction which is givin to mere children.
Something more elevated something rearer the studies and pursuits of active life is re
quired. A friend always at hand who could point out the proper studies to be pursued,
the true methods of developement is Literature and Science, the best course of Reading,
the surest processes of Investigation, the most recent authorities in ExeperirnentaL, and
the most learned in Historical research a friend who could relieve the dryness of ab
stract truth by a familiar anecdote, narratice or illustration who could scatter a few
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Such a friend not one Youth in a thousand, of cither sex, can have, there is no toler
able substitute to be found in any book we might sa v in any library. It si proposed in
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(KtOne of the leaping objects of the work will be to point out and il
lustrate by practical examples the
PROPER METHODS OF SELF INSTRUCTION IN THE
various departments of Litciature and Art, to suggest appropriate department of study
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made in tlie Science, so far as the limits of the work will allow.
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thrown, will be regulated by the particular object in view at the time, and the class of
readers alwavs addressed.
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HISTORICAL RI:JIIX1SCI:XCKS AND SKETCHES,
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DESCRIPTIVE ARTICLES IN GEOGRAPHY. GEOLOGY,
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ceipt of periodical publications of a similar desimi with th.it of
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rroni France, Crrmnay other parts eflhe conlinrnl of Csrope.
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I the editorial rare of the whole is committed to
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m,. r .i.. r ..: r i ti .
ui.im HI 111.11 I '1J II A 1113 K'l tir,i.rii. iiii-i . . ,.f-
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ful execution of the work, so far as language, style, nnd embellishment are conctrned,
but for its elevated moral and intellectual character, and for its invariable direction to
wards the improvement of it? youthful readers in science. letera'ure,r.nd the rondoct of
brosial fruit from the tree of life,
On the rock of aces founded,
Who can shake her sure repose.
With salvations walls surrounded,
She can smile at all her foes.
COMPANY ORDERS FORSRIXX
AND atEGIMENTAI. "flflTJSTER
FOR THE TEAR&841.
Drill on the 3d Monday in September
Regimental muster on the 1st Monday in
October, t Gil. in Bowling Green.
JOHN SOUTH, Col. ISili Re;
THE undersigned administrator of the
estate of Jacob Fry deceased, persuant to
an order ol the County Court of Pike, at the
August term 1841: will proceed to sell on
the first day of the next term of the circuit
court of said county, being the 27th of Sep
tember at the Court House door in Bow
ling Green, the following tract of land,lvin
on tsuttalo Ureek. V iz: the west halt ot the
North East quartes of Sect. no. 25 Town
ship no. 53 Range no. 2 West Said tract
containing 80 acres, of which I shall sell all,
or as much thereof as will pay the debts re
maining unpaid of said estate.
WILLIAM U. WUUH Adm'r.
August 14, 1841 4U
PUBLIC MEETING. .
The Democrats of this County are reques
ted to assemble at the Court House in the
Town of Bowling Green, on Saturday the
fourth day of next September, for the pur
pose of adopting Resolutions expressive of
their opinions upon the subjects now in agita
tion by the Extra Session of Congress, and
tor oincr purposes.
MA !NY DEMOCRATS.
KrTIIE YOUXG PEOPLE'S BOOK -co
Will bo published in MONTHLY NUMBERS, each to contain
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No. 57 South Third Street, opposite the Girard Bank Philadelphia.
fcT Editors, copying the above, will I entitled to the work for one year.
Vlarksville August 6th 1841.
Mr. Bret slr : I saw in one of the late.
Tho.. p.im.r, for th benefit of w. & D. Smiih. numbers of the "Journal" another piece ft&ned .
od Co. I will eell to the hiRhert bidder io Ihe Town of James ells, in which he wiihei rru, In
TIT virtu of dead of Truet to me Executed kr
P.rr,ii on ih.sth .f Kept. Mit foreui, in b.d.'tume the autlors,ip 0f the pubrication siimed
the following Described property, eituaUd id aaid Town . . ,, . r t.- t , r"k .iiuuil ugnea
trill Rlork N. ft eontumnr 8 Lou. elen Lot. in - Uolton, Ol WhlCtl Il Sa VI ha thinkn f
biocx Mo. a Lots wo. ata7 j i in xn, in mock am me auinor. ana wisnes me to tmehUM
Lou No 58 59 ..d myself from the ambush. I h.J J
ratn nail ol um no. .i .i- L ""fl
in Block No. 9, eleo fire ecre of Lend adjoining aaid "a "' '"" . u,c". W er at ISSO bad.
No. 3. Lot 19. in Block No 9.
60. in Block No. 6. also tho South half of Lob No.
Town, on the 'East also on tract of land lying on been set before the public but it seems he IS)
pal meridian containing 157 3-3 acre.
. 7Z . " , 7 . " ,. : i mui ii acaMUO nc
waters of Big and LitU KamwT Croak a, described disposed to get some other rrounda la seio
I followsths S. W. fractions! qnartar or section 15,4ou, 1 am willinn- t. l.j ,u &y?M " Mlr
ewn.hip 52 North of Rang. 1 Eutof tb. Stb pmci- f"1 1 m ,,?""nK io the public pass MB-
August Hth 184141
K. FOftGEY. Trusts.
tni nrwin ttiA -. 1 .
i;'"-" t" " I'wiuis m wnicn we. were ai
issue, ;anu so lor as assumed the authorship
of another person nrodnctions is eonaarneiL I
do not think proper to do so, I therefore pro
nounce his insinuations of my being fie au
jthor as untrue, and s my being ia ambush
.dasurdly false, and therefore leave the imu-
HAS ftnofl bi ofice, to room in the stcood 'er 'or ,s consuterntion. 4 wish t J wipe IDf.
or of the t?tope Hod. bands of this man and never to notion hin
A. II. BUCKLER,
ATTOR5ET AND COi;!SBt.IXR AT LAYT,
B.WL1NG GUEEX, MO.