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THE TIMES.
For President
flBIRY CL VYjOf Kentucky.
" WHIG PRINCIPLES. :"
' 1. A sound National Currency, regulated by the
rill and authority of the Nation.
3. An adequate Revenue with fair Protection to
American Industry. .i
. 3. Juit restraints on the Executive power, em
bracing a further restriction on the exorcise of the
Veto.
. 4. A faithful administration of the public do
main, with an equitable distribution of the pro
ceeds of sales of it among all the States. " "
5. An honest and economical administration of
the General Government, leaving public officers
perfect freedom, of thought and of the right of
suffrage; but with suitable restraints against iro
proper interference in elections.
0. An amendment to the Constitution, limiting
the incumbent of the Presidential office to a single
TERM.
- H -iti '
Vh!g Candidates for Elector of President
and Vice President of the U. S. , ,
1st. Die. TH. L. ANDERSON, of Marion.
2nd. Dig. UOBT. WILSON, of Randolph.
3rd. Dis. A. W. DONIPHAN, of Clay.
4th. Dis. JOHN G. MILLER, of Cooper.
5th. Dis. JOHN S. WAD DILL, of Greene.
6th. Dis. J. RANNEY, of Cape Girardeau.
7th. Dis. HENRY S. GEYER, of St. Louis.
FAYETTE
SATURDAY, MAY 11, 1844.
A meeting of the Democratic Whig
Club ot Howard county will uc held in
tills place next Saturday, for the purpose of
iiaKiug arrangements to nave mis county
suitably represented in the Whig Young
Men's Convention to be held in St. Louis
the first Monday in June next.
S. C. MAJOR, President.
Fayette, May 11, 1844.
FBOU THE MILL BOY.
To the Whigs of Missouri,
One mid All!
h is known to most of you that the Whig Con
vention of tlio first Electoral District, held et
Hannibal, some months since, adopted lh"s fol
lowing resolution:
'Jtaolved, That as an auxiliary means for
the accomplishment of our purposes, and to ob
tain from the 'people of this State their endorse
ment of the principles contained in tho foregoing
resolution, we recommend to the Whigs of Mis
souri, to hold a Youno Men's State Conven
tion in the City or St. Louis, on the
FIRST MONDAY OF JUNE, 1844."
With great cheerfulness, -we, on behalf of the
Whigs of St. Louis, respond to this resolution,
and cordially invite the Whig Young Men of the
State to ffivor us with their presence on the
FIRST MONDAY, boing the THIRD DAY,
. OF JUNE NEXT. It will be, in all respects,
a fitting occasion for them to assemble, end give
deep and animating utterance to their concurrence
in the nomination which will, this day, be made
in Baltimore, -of our friend and champion, HEN.
RY CLAY, for the Presidency of the United
States; and, at the same time, announce the prin
ciples upon which we unfurl his banner over Mis
souri, and ask her people for their suffrages. The
assemblage will give a mighty and lasting im
pulse to the Whigs of the whole State, in the
approaching contest, and lead them io higher and
more devoted efforts to disenthral Missouri from
the political bondage in which so long she has
been bound.
The gathering will be worthy of the occasion,
and the man in whese honor it will be held.-
THOUSANDS will greet each other, then, and
renew their pledges of fidelity to their noble prin
ciples, to him and their country, now calling
upon us all, old and young, for the complete and
final annihilation of Locofocoism, and the firm
- and enduring establishment of sound and health
ful Whig Principles.
Again, then, we extend a hearty and pressing
invitation to our brethren in every section of the
estate, to meet us in mass on the designated day.
"Come one. come ALL!" Come, with your mu
si c and your banners, your hard hands and stout
hearts! Come, sure of a true, honest, full heart
ed Whig welcome! We have Whig homes in
abundance for all who come, and as generous
Whig hearts as ever cheered friend or brother
with tree and kindly hospitality. Uome, then,
and be our euests, and together we will raise the
shout for Missouri's early friend, great "IIauby or
or the West!
, St. Louis, May 1, 1841.
Signed by the Presidents of the -dijTuront Clay
Clubs in at. Louis. J
Do YOU IIEAR THAT, WlIIOB OP HOW
ARD? Your whig brethren of St. Louis
cordially Invite you to como and exchange
friendly congratulations with them to
take up your abode among tliem for a sea
son, and talk of the great and good cause
in which you are engaged.
Will you accept the invitation, and meet
the thousands of your friends and fellow
citizens who will be thcre'on that occasion,
lo unite their voices in one loud and long
shout for Whig Principles and Harry of
tho West!
; We should like to see a goodly number
of the gallant whig, of old Howard ac
cept this invitation. A meeting of the
Club will bo held in this place next Satur
day, for the purpose of appointing dele
gates, at which it is hoped all who design
going will bo present. By that time ar
rangements will have been made with a
eteam boat for the trip, appropriate ban
ner prepared, &c.
It will consume about one week's time logo
and return, and the actual cost of the trip
will not amount to more than Eight Dollars!
Is there a Whig in Howard who is not
willing to devote that much time and mo
ney to the meeting of hi political brethren
from all parts of the Slate, in Convention?
At the time the Convention takes place,
' the river is generally in good boating order,
the boots on the Missouri are convenient
and comfortable, tho City will be alive with
Coons which taken in connection with
the objects of the Convention, will ren
der THE TRIP ONE OP TnE MOST PLEAS
ANT AND CHEAP ONES THAT COULD BE DE
VISED I
Young Whigs of Howard' vou who are
just taking your stand in the Republican
ranks of your country, embrace this op
portunity to meet your friends! ,
"In teeard to the charge of 'bargain, inlrieue
and corruption," between Clay and Adams in
1825, we do not remember to have ever seen any
defence against it mora than the mere assertion of
its lataehood, or the idle gratuity of an opinion
such as the contribution of Carter Beverly, given
in the 1 imes.
We extract the above from an article on
the first pago of the last Democrat, which
was printed before our last paper was is
sued. We presume after "C" read our pa
per of Saturday, he came to the conclusion
that this, like most of questions, has two
sides, and that Carter Beverly really knew
what he was about, and that his statement
was no "idle gratuity," but that he was
moved to make it from conscientious con
victions. Having given the origin, and
the disclaimers of tho originators, of this
chargo in our last, we drop the subject,
The letter of CoT. Boyd was read by
the editors soon after it made its appear
ance in the Richmond Enquirer, and the
statements it contains many years since,
and we understand why it appeared in the
Richmond Enquirer, at the time it did:
Mr. Clay was about to visit the State of
Virginia, and the election was coming on,
and this letter was prepared for the pur
pose of operating to his prejudice and in
favor of the locofocos at the election.
DCPCol. Boyd, himself, does not believe
the charge, and has, in effect, said so, over
his own signature, since the publication of
his letter: not docs, nor can, any sensible
man, familiar with the facts, believe it.
Western Manufactures. Wo notice
with pleasure the establishment of Manu
factories of different kinds in the Western
country. The Hannibal Journal of a late
date notices the establishment of two uag
ging and bale rope manufactories in the
vicinity of that place, on an extensive scale.
We are glad to see this, as it affords a home
market for tho labor of the farmer, and he
can convert the products of his labor into
cash on the spot, without running tho risk
of shipping, with all its contingent cxpen
scs, and can attend to his business himself,
and know it is well done.
Mr. W. P. Withers has recently cstab-
lished a bale rope manufactory in the im
mediate vicinity of this place, which is in
complete operation, giving the farmers of
the county a market on the spot for their
hemp, at as good a price as any market in
the country. There are other establish
ments ef the kind in the county, which we
are glad to understand arc doing a fair
business.
The Cincinnati Atlas, speaking of the
establishment of manufactories of differ
ent kinds in the western country, very sen
sibly remarks, such establishments will Le
very common in the West, if our Free
Trade politicians do not ruin the business
by reducing the duty on Foreign bagging
and cordage, and letting in the hemp raised
by the serfs of Russia: in that event the
business would be killed."
Will the Farmers of thiscountry sustain
the present tariff, which, by its beneficial
operations, is giving them a ready market
for their labor, and reviving the drooping
energies of the country in every branch of
trade or will they go with the Free Trade
ites, and put themselves on an equal footing
with the serfs and paupers of Europe?
These issues are now before the country
and they will be called upon to decide be
tween them soon. Look well into the
matter before you decide.
DQTlie difference between a locofoco
county convention, and a locofo State con
vention, in Kentucky : At a meeting held
in Estill county, on the 18th December,
1843, for the purpose of appointing dele
gates to a State convention to be held in
Frankfort on the 8lh January following, the
following resolution was adopted :
Resolved, That we approve of a judicious and
well regulated Tariff, constituted and modelled
upon revenue principles, so as 10 DISCRIMI
NATE IN FAVOR OF AMERICAN LA-
UOR, thereby affording INCIDENTAL PRO
TEC1I0N to tlte leading interests oj American
production,'''
Good whig doctrine that, if it was sub
scribed to by locofocos; but let us see what
the same party said on the 8th of January,
less than a month afterwards. At their
Stato convention the following was adopted
"We abe opposed to a Protective Tar.
irr. We consider it a FRA VD upon the great
body of me people, which, when stripped of lis
sophistry, and placed before an intelligent com
munity, WILL BE BEJECTED WITH ABHOR
KENCE."
This is consistency! And this same par
ty charge Mr. Clay with inconsistency on
the subject of tho Tariff! Bah!
Alabama Senator Tho Hon. Dixon
II. Lewis has been appointed by the Gov
ernor of Alabama to fill the vacancy in
the U. States' Senate, occasioned by the
resignation of Col. Kin"-.
CLIQUE vs. ANTI-CLIQUE,
y The clique candidates seem unablo to
compete with' the independents, or anti
clique candidates. ,,, v
In his first hitch with the "old Horse,"
Judge Edwards "let down," much to the
discomfiture of his friends, and to the inju
ry of "the cause." , T
Phelps makes bad headway against Sims,
in the south-west, while old "collar Boone'
"knocks the sand from under" Parsons,
every pop. . .
The clique speakers have generally taken
the back track. Magennis, tho leader in
the late convention, and one of the Elec
tor appointed by the convention, in his
first official speech took the ground of the
independents, on State policy, and advoca
ted the measures, for being in favor of
which, the clique read the Reporter out of
the ranks : but the Reporter maintained its
ground appealed to the people was sus
tained and when the clique found they
were in a minority, they take the position of
the independents, and go for their mea
sures ! ,
The clique made an effort in St. Louis
to ratify the proceedings of the convention
but it was a failure. 1 - ' -v
At a recent meeting in Lincoln county
(the residence of Huston, who was present
and made a milk-and-water speech for and
against every thing) the anti-conventionitcs
gained a signal victory in the nomination
of candidates for the Legislature. The
Benton pledge was voted down. ' '. ,
STRIKE MY NAME FROM THE NOT
TINGHAM LIST.
The Tuscarawas Advocate contains the
renunciation of Mr. Dudley, which is be
low. Mr. Dudley was Loco Township
Clerk, and was nominated by "the party"
for ro-clcction when he left the party :
TO THE IIUBLIC
The undersigned hereby makes known to all
whom it may concern, that he cannot longer co
operate with the friends and supporters of Martin
Van Buren, or what is falsely styled by itself the
Democratic party, more properly called the Loco
Foco party.
I have acted with that party ever since its or
ganizationhaving been previously an ardent
and constant supporter of General Jackson. I
co operated with the Locofoco party under the de
lusion that it adhered, or intended to adhere faith
fully to the good old democratic faith but as that
party has left that faith, or rather never practised
it, and renounce all allegiance thereto, from
henceforth and forever.
Tiue Democracy regards our free Constitution
as a sacred and holy thing. Locofocoisin treats it
as a nullity, and violates it at pleasure.
True Democracy seeks by wholesome and well
regulated laws to protect and encourage Ameri
can Industry. Locofocoism seeks to crush and
destroy Ameiicsn Industry under the plausible
pretext of free trade.
True Democracy seeks to secure to American
labor a fair and just leward. Locofocoism seeks
to subject it to the pitiful condition ol the pauper
labor of Europe.
True Democracy finds its greatest champion in
Henry Clay. Locofocoism finds its fit and cho
sen representative in Martin Van Buren.
Therefore, I say, Clay and Democracy forever.
AUGUSTUS B. DUDLEY, .
An unchanged Democrat.
March 25th, 1344. .
ECThe late locofoco convention has, as
yet, made "no declaration of principles for
the public eye," except to "go it blind" for
Benton. A part of the proceedings were
suppressed in the official publication, and
the wire-workers, afraid to trust the con
vention, appointed a committee, to think
for it, and prepare an address. We should
think that time enough had elapsed for the
"opinions of the distinguished supporters''
to be known, and handed out through the
"thinking committee," to the People.
To Uie Editors of lite Times:
Gentlemen; The Roanoke Clay Club
request their corresponding Secretary to
make some enquiry, through your paper,
for the 10th No. of the "Mill Boy," as not
a copy of that number has arrived at
Roanoke. Wc discover from the 11th
number that a part of Mr. Hardin's speech
is contained in the one missing. We have
but little doubt that it was regularly mailed,
and if so, we fear it has been hooked by
some free trade postmaster for the purpose
of speculation. Should this be the case, I
am instructed to say to the thief, forward
it on wc will pay as high for it as any of
its enemies or mends.
JOHN HARVEY,
Cor. Sec. It. C. C.
Roanoke, May 8th, 1814.
WHIG MEETING IN PRAIRIE.
The Whigs of Prairie Township held a
meeting at Roanoke on Saturday last, and
organized a Clay Club. A preamble and
resolutions were adopted which "talk whig
principles like a book," and show the whigs
of Prairie arc engaged in the good cause,
heart and soul. OCT'Look out for Whig
thunder in Prairie township next August
and an earth quake in November!
The proceedings shall appear in our next.
ORead the account of the reception of
Mr. Clay at Charleston, South Carolina,
on the first page of to-day's paper. Read
it, and see if the statements of the locofo
cos that he is in favor of Free Trade in
the South and Protection in the North, is
true.
rjCMcssrs. Clay and Von Buren have
written letters on the subject of the annex
ation of Texas. They are both opposed
to annexation, under existing circumstan
ces. Mr, Clay's letter w ill be published in
our next.
m"Tii Democratic' Political Asso
ciation, of Howard ceunty, convened inthe
Court Ilduso on Saturday last,-Df . Lowry
made the opening speech. ' He was re
sponded to by Col. Davis. Mr. Belt then
addressed the meeting and was replied to
by Col. Davis. 'Mr. J. IS. Jackson made
the concluding speech and the meeting ad
journed. ".' VIRGINIA ELECTIONS.
The returns from the Old Dominion
come in well. Goggin is elected to Con
gress from the Albcrmarle District by a
majority of from 200 to 400. Hopes are
entertained of the election of Carter from
Wise's District. Returns not official-
have been received from some 50 counties,
which show a whig gain for' the House of
five members. , The whigs were beaten in
Chesterfield by .47; rttes: Van Buren's ma
jorlty in 1840 was 289! Tho Whig says
this may bo looked upon as a pretty lair
exponent of tho feelings o( the country at
large.
' CONGRESS. -;
Corrcspondenne of the Baltunorb Amer ican.
.Washington, April 22, 1841.
. The proceedings of Congress have been
unusually interesting to day by the discus
sion of the new Tariff BUI in the House
of Representatives, and the lYeaty to An
nex Texas in the Senate. ?
There is a probability. only that the Tariff
Bill will pass the House t ueprescnta'
lives, i It was taken up and after great ex
ertion, and partly, it is thought, to operate
on the Virginia election which "comes on
tho present week. 1 he vote upon going
into Committee of the- Whole is at least
not thought to be a test vote upon the mer
its of the Bill. .
The Texan treaty contains some other
provisions than are rumored to be in it;
but as an official publication will soon be
made, and as all reports are out of place
uDon such matters, unless known to be
founded on fact, I omit the rumors in cir
culation. : . I
From the best information I have, I feel
quite sure the Senate ; will not ratify the
treaty. Others, however, think differently,
and some of the friends of annexation are
very sanguine that their favorite measure
will be successful.
Tho new Tariff Bill, we have the best
assurance, cannot pass the Senate in any
form.
From the Baltimore Sun.
April 23.
Senate. Mr. Huntington presented a
petition from a naturalized Irishman, pray
ing the passage of such laws as will protect
naturalized citizens of other countries to
their perpetual allegiance.
The House bill appropriating money for
western harbors and rivers, was read twice
and referred.
The consideration of the tariff resolu
tion wa9 then resumed.
Mr. Wright resumed and concluded his
remarks.
It is understood that the Texas Annexa
tion Treaty was last evening referred to
the committee on foreign relations.
House. This morning the House met
at 11, but not more than 50 members were
present.
Un motion ot Mr. McKay, tne nouse
went into committee of the whole, and re
sumed the consideration of the tariff bill.
The question pending was on tho motion
of Mr. Seymour to increase the duty on
coarse unmanufactured wool from 15 to 30
per centum ad valorem.
Mr. Wright having the floor, spoke in
favor of raising a Sufficient revenue from
a large importation with low duties, instead
of a small amount of importation with high
duties. Ho was in favor of a moderate
system of revenue taxation, equitably laid
upon all classes. He argued that the affairs
of the country ought to be left to the fixed
laws of trade under the influence of im
partial legislation.
Mr. White, of Kentucky, followed, and
after some preliminary remrks, went into
a defence of Mr. Clay, from various charges
pending against him, and which have re
cently been the subject of newspaper con
troversy. Having repeatedly yielded the floor, as a
matter of courtesy, for explanation, Mr.
White requested that he might be allowed
an additional hour.
This was refused, whereon Mr. White
took his scat.
At this period some conversation of an
animated nature took place, between Mr.
White and Mr. Rathbun, of New York.
The latter then left his seat and struck Mr.
White. The blow was returned, and in a
moment as it were, more than a hundred
members were piled in a heap, around the
parties. It was a repetition of the strug
gle between Messrs. Wise and Stanley,
some sessions ago. To heighten the confu
sion, the loud report of a pistol was heard,
and cries arose "a man is shot."
Mr. Hopkins, who was in tho Chair,
shouted "order," and thundered with the
mace, but he might as well have tried to
calm a whirlwind, for the struggle seemed
to increase, members pulling away at each
other with desperation.
Loud cries of "let the Speaker take the
Chair," and the officer ran to his room.
He instantly appeared, and directed the
Sergcant-at-Arms, to take the mace and do
his duty.
That officer accordingly took that em
blem of the embodied power of the Union,
and soon, by the moral force, the struggle
began to subside. In the course of a few
minutes, comparative order was restored.
It was then found, that the pistol was
fired at a member of the House, by a man
named Moore, because the said member,
(Mr. McCauslin, of Ohio) put him out at
the door. It missed its aim, however, and
the ball entered the groin of an officer of
the House, named Wirt.
Mr. Dromgoolo moved that Messrs.
White and Rathbun be taken into custody
by the Scrgcanl-al-Arms. He madcthis
motion, from no personal feelings towards
the parties,', but with a view of preserving
the dignity ot tho House, wnicn naa Deen
violated. ' -
Mr. White obiectcd to this proposition
on tho ground that it presumed the parties
were desirous of avoiding an investigation.
Mr. Dronigoole rejoined, and again dis
claimed any personal feelings. ' - '
Pending this, Messrs. V hite ami nam
bun severally rose in their places and
without going into tho facts expressed their
regret at the occurrence. Finally they left
their seats and shook hands amidst the
most deafening tokens of approbation.
The question still being on the motion to
refer to a select committee,
Mr. Holmes, of S. C, rose, and after
some appropriate remarks offered a resolu
tion providing for the expulsion of Messrs.
White and Rathbun. , .
. After a debate on this resolution, a reso
lution referring tho whole matter to a se-
Inst r rv n-i iHnn mm aasfwls-irvlrtrl
W, S. Moore, the man who fired the pis
tol, is in custody, j The wound of JUr,
Wirt is not considered mortal. . .
' DCr'Thornton II. Freeman, the notoridus
Mail Robber, was arrested" by Mr. Brown,
a Special Agent of the Post Office De
partment, a few days since, at New Lon
don, in Canada, and is now in prison in
St. Louis awaitintr his trial. We learn
that he manifests great contrition for his
crime, and has made full confesslon'to Mr.
Brown, and to Col. ChurchilV Post Master
at St. Louis. He doclarcs an intention of
giving up all his" property, if necessary, in
order to make restitution. .It is no doubt
remembered that Freeman's robberies were
perpetrated at Carrollton, in this State,
at which place he was Post Master, be
tween the months of April and November,
'43. The sum stolen was several thousand
dollars. The Post Office Department de
serves much commendation for the vigi
lance of its agents, in ferreting out this in
volved defalcation. '
. JO John McDanicl has made a state
ment, which has been signed by Joseph
Brown and David M'Daniel, "protesting
their innocence of the murder of Charvis.
The statement says Mason, who turned
States' evidence, shot Charvis contrary to
their wishes.
rjCTMr.x Clay arrived in Washington
city on the 25th ult.
rTr'The loco national convention meets
on Monday the 27th inst.
"We understand the Whig flag which was
hoisted with so much noise at Old Jefferson, not
long since, has been quietly hauled down."
, Glasgow Pilot.
Yes, quietly hauled down, between mid
night and day, by srjme sneaking loco foco,
as we are informed by , a citizen of the
place. Put up another one, friends.
Judge Eauickson has returned home.
He has been on a tour to the South for the
restoration of his health, which, we regret
to say, has not improved. .
ECPWas ever a Whig known, under the
cover of night, or any other time, to cut
down a flag, burst a canoe, or otherwise
disturb his political opponents' piopcrty?
" DCfJudge Baldwin, one of the Judges
of the Supreme Court of the United
States, died in Philadelphia, of paralysis,
on the 21st ult., in the 65th year of his age
Horrible Scourge. About a week
since, we stated that a leprous disease had
gained great sway in New Brunswick and
vicinity, and that the Legislature had offer
ed a large premium for the discovery of a
cure. Four of the most eminent men of
tho provinces have been industriously en
gaged in the meanwhile investigating the
nature, origin, ana prooaDie remedies. They
have decided that tho disease is the Greek
elephantiasis, which raced throughout the
European continent, in the tenth and six
teenth centuries, baffling all skill, and defy
ing all remedy. It is not a scrofulous afflic
tion, nor have diet and cleanliness any bear
ing upon it, the most cleanly being as liable
to contract as the filthiest. This disease
has been gradually gaining influence for the
past twelve months in Fracadic, Tahisintac,
and Neguack,and Providence only knows
wnen and wnere it may carry its ravagin
power. Baltimore Sun.
lOHon. P. E. Bossier, a Representative
in Congress, from the Stale of Louisiana,
died in Washington city on the 24th ult.
Gen. Cass. The New York Tribune, of
Saturday, 27th ult., says:
"We have been placed in possession of
tne most positive evidence that Gen. Cass
has not declined a nomination for Presi
dent by tho Locofoco convention at Balti
more, and will not do so. Of course, the
counter statement in our Washington gos
sip was founded in misapprehension."
"Carry out the principles of the Comnrnmkn
Act
jjour io revenue aione lor the support of
t "i. . - . 1 .
Government. Do not raise the question of pro-
ict,uuu winwu i nuu nopea naa Deen put to rest.
There is no necessity fpr protection."
"The above appears in the Missouri Reporter
as an extract from Mr. Clay's speech. Now,
does not the old fresh-water Shad, who edits that
paper, know that the extract above, as it is there
quoted, has been proven to be a base for"ery? -Pray,
Mr. Shad, which is the baser act, to forge
an instrument, or to pass it as genuine, knowing
it is a forgery? '1 he only escape for you is, to
correct the error-will you have the magnimity
to do it?" Paris Mercury.
The poorest of all family goods are indolent
temales. If a wire knows nothing of domestic
dunes beyond the parlor or the boudoir, she is a
dangerous partner in lliese limes of pecuniary
uncertainly. t 1
Howard" Lodtra NbJl&Y of -the Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, -will be Instituted in
Fayette,- bn Saturday, the 25th Inst. A public
installation of Ilia officers,' an Oration, with other
appropriate ceremonies will take place.
A coruiai un iiHuun ib exienutu io mo uuigu
boring Lodges, and all transient brethren who
can make it convenient, to attend. ' A
The citizens of the place and pubho tanor!
ally, are also respectfully Invited to attend. ,
A' procession will be formed, and march from
the Lodge to the College Chapel, where the
ceremonies will take tracer. (
, By order of the R..W. D. Grand Master. V
LtJ"The Boonville Observer, Lexington Ex
piess, and St. Louis New Era, will confer a
favor by copying the above, i: , ,;.-., . - .5,
- VB7 MUSTERS. ;:
(fr- Tits following are the times and place of hot-'
ding the different musters in thin slate for the balance
n I lha VfMir IS44 and 10 o'clock A. M. ii tha hour
of parade at each mutter ' '
Regimental muster, at rsytHe, nrsi eamiety.in
October. " '. '')'. ' f
Regimental drill of officers, at, Fayette 6th end
7th ol September. '':.' ,
Battalion musier, at Fayette 1st battalion, 24th
May. - ' -'
Battalion rr.nstcri t Jar. P Hacltlcy'a, Prairie town
ship 2d battalion, 24th May.' : i .'
Company mutr 2lih of September.
M . . . ... St. Lou it May ls.
Remarks There hai" bden less business
done on the levee during th' fast week,
than for a nurhbef of weeks previous, ow
ing chiefly to the great falling off in the re
ceipts, which In nearly all kinds of. produce,
have beert unusually light" This 'may-be
attributed to the season of the year in which'
the farmers are all busy, and to the very
high water in ihe Upper Mississippi, which
overflows all 'the low Innds between the
bluffs, cutting off the intercourse with tha
usual landings, The Missouri and Illinois
rivers, are also. rising, which will probably
have the efl'ec't of still further curtailing
the receipts, particularly if they overflow
their banks. The river opposite here is
nearly: as high as at any time during the
last spring, and is still rising. , There are
a number of boats in port for New Orleans,
and the rates of Ircights have been consid
erably reduced, which has had the effect of
enhancing the price of some articles, and
of causing more stability .in others.' .
The market has not . exhibited much ac
tivity, but on the whole, a fair business, in
some articles has'iteen done.. What chan
ges have occurred, wiH be found below. '
ii7our-J-Two or three lots country brands
have been sold at $3 75. The demand is ve
ry moderate, however, not extending be
yond the present very limited receipts.
Sales of city mills' flour is confined to the
city trade, at $i a 4 25 per bbl.
Corn We quote corn in sacks at 33 a
35s. and at 26 a 28c. sacks returned.,
Two or three lots received since Mond ay
were sold at our highest figures, but the re
ceipts limited. From wagons and flat
boats, corn on the cob sells at 25c. per'
bushel. .. . :
Outs There is a fair demand to supply
the consumption ot the city, at SO a 22c.
without sacks, and large lots in shipping or
der could be sold at 25c. sacks included.
The receipts have been very limited for
some time past, ., . .;.
Hemp Owing to the present very mod
erate receipts, the market has recovered
from the temporary depression; which was
caused by the heavy amount thrown upon'
it during the last two weeks, and now man
ifests more activity and firmness. The
range of the market rates, however, con
tinue nearly the same say frtm $67 to 75.
per ton, as in quality, order and size of the
lots. Several lots in good shipping order
have been sold since Monday at $73 50 a
$75, and superior lots have sold at $76 per
ton. Water'TOtted we quote at $100 a
110 per tori, nominally we having observed
no sales this week.'
Tobacco There is an active demand for
all descriptions of merchantable tobacco,
but the limited receipts, and the character
of that offered, much of which is quite in
ferior, has afforded no room for an active
business. Fine leaf tobacco, particularly,
is in much request, and would bring a good
price. During the last week, 10 hhds.
nave been sold at the State tobacco ware
house, which ' we quote: 2 hhds. passed, at
$2 30 a $2 35; 8 hhds Refused 1 at $3 35,
3 at 2 20 a $2 30, 2 at $1 70 a $2 10, and
2at$l 80 a $1 35; and the Planters' to
bacco warehouse, 44 hhds. have been sold
as followst- 12 hhds. Passed 1 hhd. at $4
35, 1 at 5, 4 at $3 75 a $3 90, 2 at $3 10
a $3 25, t at $2 85, 2 at $2 25 a $2 50,
and 1 at $1 80; 42 hhds. Refused I at $4,
1 at 1 3 25, 1 at $2 30, 2 at $2 05 a .$2 to,
8 at $155 a $l 95,17 at $1 a $1 50, and
3 at 60 a 80c.
" ' " New Orleans, April 27.
Tobacco The good demand for Tobacco no
ticed in. our last, has been maintained during the
past few days and the sales amount to 1200 hhds.
Tha. enquiry has embraced all qualities, and tho
readiness with which buyers have of late entered
the market, has enabled holders to obtain very full
prices end in tome instances even a slight ad
vance. The receipts are pouring in fast, but the
active demand his prevented any great accumula
tion of stock. We quote inferior and ordinary
lots li a , 2J a 2J. 3J a SJc, f..r X, Seconds
and Firsts; fair lots, 2, 3 a 4c; fine lots and eelec
tions 8J a 3, 31 a 8 J, a 4 J a 4Jo per lb.
Fi.ouE.--The market has remained in a dull
state since our last. Fresh tots of superfine from
the leveo may be quoted at $U5 a t,20. but par
eels in store go oft slowly at $1,03 a Sl,12i per
bbl. Fancy brands $-1,25 a $4,40 per bbl.
Pork. The market continues in a depressed
state. We quote Mess $3,50 a 8,75. AI. O.
$7,50 a $7,75, Triine $3,87 a 6,50 per bbl.
Beef, We quote mess in bbls $8,50, and half
bbls. $1 76 a 0,00. Prime $4,12 a 4,25 per bbl.
Lard. We quote from 4 J to 5Jc for extreme
qualities. '
. Bacon. We now quote sides 3 J a 4a. anil ivca.
sionally a fraction over for a very etiperior article,
Shoulders 21 a 23c; uncanvasscd ham. at a air-
canvassed do 4 a 5c; eugar cured do 0 a 8c per lb.
ujiuujnw im uale iwrE. ine market rr these
articles is dull and depressed. We quote Western
bagging 12 a 13ccash, and 14 a 15con time.
v BDieru ome rope a ojc cash, and 54 01 on
tuno. '
He nr. Moatof the sinmi; rnnt;n,.. n t,.
forwarded unsold to tha North. Some ima.Il tmna.
action have been made since our taat at ftS5,00
j -iiuu -jvr iuii
Grain We quote shelled corn 40 a 43c per
bushel, for white and yellow. Oats iro dull at 20
a .iOe per bushel in sacks. Wheat ii in demsnd at
7" a 00 ciiili m bu Jiel.

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