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THE BOON'S LICK XI TIES,
rVBLMHIO WIEKLT BT
BENSON & GREEN.
TI11I,
Two Dollari in advance, or Thrsb Dollars
t tin end of the year.
BATES OP ADVERTISING.
Out Dollar per square, of twelve lines or less,
for the first insertion, and Fifty Cents per square
fur each subsequent insertion.
Where the insertion of an advertisement is or
dared, without the number of insertions being spe
cified, it will be inserted, (at the discretion of the
publishers) until forbid, and charged accordingly.
A'l advertisements from strangers, as well as all
orders for job-work, must be accompanied with
the cash, or a reference to some responsible and
convenient acquaintance.
AUTHORIZED AGENTS.
W. D. Malonr,)
N. B. Coates, 5
Huntsville.
Rgvil ar Weekly Packet for Jefferson City,
Boonville and Glagow '
The Steamboat WAPELLO,
N. J. Eaton, Master, will re
ft sume her regular trips from
ISt. Louis to Glasgow, on the opening of naviga
tion in the Spring and will continue them through
out the season. She will leave St. Louis every
Saturday afternoon, at six o'clock, and will reach
Glasgow early on Monday, and will leave Glas
gow for St. Louis every Tuesday morning at 10
o'clock.
The Wapello is new, staunch built, and unsur
passed in speed by any boat on the Missouri river,
and bas uncommonly good accommodations for
passengers. Her officers are experienced in the
trade and will make every exertion to give general
satisfaction.
For freight, or passage, apply on board or to
B. P. HANENKAMP,
Agent at Glasgow.
February 1st, 1845.
Regular Weekly Packet.
The splendid and fast run
ning Steamer, LEWIS F.
LINN, M. Kennett, master,
will resume her regular trips on the opening of
navigation, leaving St. Louis every Monday at 6
o'clock, P. M. Wil be at Jefferson City and
Nashville on Tuesday, and at Rocheport, Boon
ville, Glasgow and Brunswick on Wednesday.
Returning, she will leave Brunswick 1 1 o'clock
A. M., Thursday. Pass Glasgow, Boonville,
Rocheport and Nashville, same evening, and reach
St. Louis early Saturday morning.
The Linn having undergone thorough repairs
and accommodations that cannot be excelled, may
be relied on by Passengers and Shippers for the
same regularity and polite attention from her
experienced officers that have heretofore charac
terized ber.
February 22d, 1945.
BACON WANTED by J. D. PERRY $ Co.
Fayette, April 5th, 1S45.
E
LLIOTT'S celebrated Razors, for sale by
JOEL FREWITT.
Fayette, august 24tb, 1644.
A Superior lot of Beady made clothing, such
as Gents fine cloth dress coats, heavy Sati
nett pants, Vests assorted and nett drawers, to
gether with a fine assortment of shirts, for sale by
KUNKLE & KRI.NG.
Fayette, December 14th, 1S44.
Spring and Summer Goods.
HAVING opened our stock of SPRING GOODS,
we would take this method to invite onr
friends and customers to call and examine our pat
terns and prices. Among our selections may be
and Superfine wool black cloth,
Drep D'Eto, a new and beautiful article for
si mmer coats,
Single mill'd fancy Cassimers,
Satin velvet and fancy vestings,
Gambroons, drillings and cottonades,
Italian black and fancy silk cravats,
Rep de Laines, Balzarines,
Lawns and fancy prints,
KiJ, silk and fillet nett gloves,
Fillet nett i fingered mitts,
Black and fancy silk hose,
" ' white cotton do.,
Jet necklaces, hair and breast pins,
Braid and straw bonnets,
Bonnet, cap and neck ribbon,
Artificials, new styles,
Silk points and cravats,
Thread laces and edgings,
Jaconet inserting do.
Lyle do do.
Also A fine stock of Hats, Caps and Shoes,
consisting of
Nutria Beaver Hats,
Russia Fur do.
Drab Cassimeredo.
Glazed Hats and Caps,
Palm Leaf Hats,
Fine Calf Boots,
" Shoes,
Kip do.
Children's and Misses Shoes,
Ladies' Kid Slippers, cVc, 4tc,
Together with a good assortment of Hardware,
Builders Tools and Cutlery,
Blacksmiths rasps and files,
iland and tenant saw do.
Socket and framing chisels,
American C. S. Augurs,
Plate, pad and rim locks,
Door latches and cupboard locks,
Iron and brass butt Hinges,
Wood screws and fish hooks,
Grass and Grain Scythes,
Scythe Sneaths, $-c, frc.
We have also Queensware. Saddlery, Horse
Collars, Blind Bridles and Girths, in short almost
every article requisite to make up a general and
complete assortment of goods.
J. D. PERRY & Co.
Fayette, April 19th, 1845.
Stationery.
SWITZLER A SM:TH have just opened a small
lot of School Books, and a full supply of
Writing and Letter paper,
German and English Slates,
' Blue and Black Ink,
Smith's Grammar,
Hazen's Speller and Definer,
Webster's and Byerly's Spellers,
do. Elementary Dictionary,
OJney's Geography and Atlas,
Comstock's Philosophy,
Bonnycastle'a Mensuration,
Ray's. Pike's, Smiley's and Smith's Arithme
tics, for sale by SWITZLER y SMITH.
Fayetto, April 19th, 1845.
Fashionable Hats Lean's Style.
"JV'UTRIA, Cassimert and Moleskin Hats, of
x l superior quality, just nmsnea on iary
Spring Style i eood supply oil hand, and for sale
23 Market Street
St. Louis, May 3d, 1845.
LEGHORN, Straw and Chip Bonnets, ribbons,
flowers, jet necklaces, breast and hair pins,
silk hair nett for children, just received and for
File low by BKEMEKMANN & CUINU.
Boonville, April IDlh, 1815.
BOON'S LICK TIMES.
"ERROR CEASES TO BE DANGEROUS, WHEN REASON IS LEFT FREE TO COMBAT IT." Jefferson.
Vol. 6. FAYETTE, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1845. No. IS.
The Boonville Cheap Hardware
Establishment.
fTlHE subscribers feel warranted in stating that
JL the city of Boonville has never been fur
nished with an assortment of hardware adequate
to the demand. They have accomplished a selec
tion which in quality, variety and prices, will bear
comparison with any establishment in the West.
Newspaper statements are so common, that read
ers often treat them lightly, but in this case, the
serious attention of purchasers is particularly di
rected to our establishment, snd we assure them
that they will not be disappointed.
That their friends, customers and strangers who
are anxious to meet with the best bargains and
the best of assortments, may easily find their es
tablishment, they have put up a large "PAD
LOCK" in front of their store.
They are now receiving their SPRING GOODS,
consisting of, viz:
Table and pocket cutlery,
Butcher, shoe and carving knives,
Razors, scissors and shears,
German silver, Brittania and iron tea and ta
ble spoons,
Brittania soup ladles, iron ladles J" skimmers,
Trays and waiters,
Brittania, brass and japan'd candlesticks,
American, carpenters and Scotch spring
knob locks,
Dead, pad, cupboard, trunk, chest, borse, and
No. 1, 2 and 3 key till locks,
Knobs, and Norfolk latches of different kinds,
Cupboard catches, brass and iron butts,
Table, parliament, strap and T hinges,
Blind fasteners, sash and screw pulleys,
Bolts and screws of all sizes and qualities.
Gun barrels, gun rips and locks, percussion
nipples, gun cocks and mountings, main
springs, thumblers, tie.,
Sheet brass, iron and brass wire,
Weeding, grubbing, and garden hoes,
Pitch and dung forks, garden rakes,
Spades and shovels, troes, warfle irons,
Waldron's grain and grass scythes, warranted
genuine,
Bramble and German scythes, sickles,
Trace, ox, log, fifth, breast and halter chains,
Sad irons, tea kettles, frying pans, grid-irons,
Bell mptnl, sauce pans, and dinner pots,
Mousehole anvils, Rotterkeyed vices,
Stocks and dies, files of every description,
Rowland's mill saws, cross cut saws,
Spear's genuine hand, (panned and ripping
saws.
Planes of every description,
And a great many more articles, too numerous
to mention here. All these articles we offer very
low tor casn or proauce, at tne market price.
Boonville, April 19th, 1845.
A Fresh Supply.
WE HAVE JUST OPENED, and offer for sale,
a large and most extensive assortment of new
styles of fashionable SUMMER GOODS, which
we are pleased to show our friends and customers,
at as low prices, and on as reasonable terms as can
be purchased in this market : among which may
be tonnd, tor ladies' wear,
Rich silk balzarines
Cotton and wool do
Printed lawns new styles
400 pieces fancy prints, very cheap
Fancy shawls and Braize scarfs
Fancy silk ties and cravats
Grass skirts
Thread and lysle edgings
Jaconet do. and insertings
Worked collars and cambric lidkfs
French Kid gloves, Parasols, &c. &c.
FOR GENTLEMEN'S WEAR, we are pre
pared to supply almost every article called for.
Our slock of Cloths, Fancy Cassimeres, Satin,
Silks and Cashmere Vestings, Summer Coatings,
dfC. is large, well selected and at such prices as
cannot fail to please. Call and see.
Fayette, May 17 th, 1845.
JUST received and for sale a large and band
some assortment of Hardware and Cutlery,
including
Table knives and forks pen and pocket knives
Razor strops, brushes, &c.
Axes, all sizes; hatchets and bench axes
Grain and grass scythes
Hinges and screws; door locks
Chest and cupboard do
Door and table binges; padlocks
Screws, brads and tacks
Stirrups, bridle bits and spurs
Frying pans; sad irons
Table and tea spoons
Candlesticks and snuffers
Nail and shoe hammers
Shoe pincers; sieves
Log and trace chains
Coffee mills, various kinds, and most other
articles in the hardware line, for sale low, by
may IV SWITZLER J- SMITH.
New and Fashionable
DRY GOODS.
JUST received and for sale at the lowest prices
of the season, a handsome variety of
Rich new style Calicoes,
Lawns, Jaconets and Muslins,
Balzarines, Muslin De Laines,
Ginghams, Basegels,
Shawls and scarfs,
Cravats and fancy Handkerchiefs,
Laces, Edgings and Bobbinetts,
Worked Collars,
Parasols and Sunshades,
Umbrellas. Domestics. Osnaburcrs. Bed Tick
ings, Cotton and Linen Drillings, summer Coat
and Pantaloon stuffs, Gambroons, Cords, Fustians,
Russia, Table and Towell Diapers, Apron and
Furniture Checks, Cotton Fringes, Bleached shirt
ings and sheetings, Irish Linens and Hollands,
Corded skirts, silk snd Linen Handkerchiefs,
Cotton Yarns, Candlewick and Carpet Chain, Ho
siery and Gloves, Dress Silks, Gloves and Mitts,
yc, j-e., just such an assortment of really chojee
goods as Ladies like to see at this season of the
year, for sale low by SWITZLER $ SMITH.
rayeite, April mm, 1S40.
Bonnets and Trimmings.
Just received a large assortment of
Leghorn and English Straw Bonnets,
Round Straw and Albert Lace do.
Lawn and Willow do.
Neapolitan and Gimp do., embrac
ing a great variety of styles and prices, also a
beautiful stock of Ribbons and Flowers, Bullion,
Kuches, tyc.tj-c, by SWITZLUU fr S311TH.
Fayette, April 19th, 1845.
PRIME New Orleans sugar
" Rio, Havaua and Java coffee
Molasses and golden tyrup
Mackerel
Loaf sugar
Penner and sdicas. anfl fnmilv nrfuAriAB in
general, for sale low by
1 ( o 1 wr frm 9 s a w rw rw
may iv ami &lCK Cf SMI I it.
MILL STONES. A first rate pair of country
Mill Stones with all the fixtures thereto, for
sale by J. D. PERRY Co.
Fsyefte,May3l,1845.
MRS. CAUDLE'S CURTAIN
LECTURES.
Mr. Caudle has been whispering with the
Maid Mrs. C. jealous and indignant.
A pretty pass things have come to, Mr.
Caudle. Men won't Know who are their
own wives by and by. So, your skylarks
are not enough to take your attention from
your wife, but you must be saying soft
things to our maid-of-all-works. You say
you did'nt? I say you did. You need not
think to deceive me, Caudle. I see it all.
I know you too well. It's a burning shame,
so it is, that you, the father of a lovely
family, and the husband of a devoted wife,
should whisper to the maid. But you did,
Mr. Caudle. I say you did ! You
did'nt? Was ever a man so deceitful! What
is your word worth, Mr. Caudle, when
you lie right into my face? But the maid
shall budge, I won't keep her another day.
She shall go bag and baggage, if I have
to do all her work myself. Lord knows
I work hard enough as it is. But I won't
have that wench about the house. Poor
girl you say? Well, there now, that is as
much as to own it. You would'nt say
poor girl, Mr. Caudle, if you wasn't in love
with her. Its no use. I see how it is.
Poor girl, indeed! I should like to know
who is to support your girls, who don't
know where they belong, or how they be
have themselves. We women work and
drudge just to see our maids-of-work do
nothing but whisper with our husbands.
But I'll not endure it Caudle. You say
hold my tongue. A pretty figure I should
make holding my tongue, and you whisper
ing all the time with my maid.
I tell you again it is no use for you to
deny it. I see the guilt in your face. Or,
I should see it if there was a light in the
room. The more shame for you, for blow
ing out the candle so long before you got
into bed. Men don't blow out candles,
unless they have something to be ashamed
of. But I'll not endure it. I'll go home to
my mother, Mr. Caudle. No, I won't I'll
discharge that maid first. Poor girl, again?
Do you say that Caudle? You would pro
voke a saint. But I'll have my revenge.
I'll tear the house down about your ears.
We'll see then who'll whisper to the maid.
Nothing good comes of whispering. I
should like to know what honest folks want
to whisper about. I don't whisper? You
may well say that. Indeed I don't. I
wish I could speak with thunder. You
wouldn't pretend to sleep. I'd wake all
the sleep oat of you.
And next we shall have an elopement.
Don't say fool, Mr. Caudle. Nobody's a
fool excapt for marking you. I say we
shall have an elopement, and you'll be put
in all the papers. Richard Caudle, Esq.,
gone off with his servant maid, leaving a
lovely and disconsolate wife and three
children. The maid not handsome either.
I say not handsome, Mr. Caudle. Wouldn't
that be a fine story for the rising generation
to read? You say you will elope if I don't
hold my tongue. I say you shan't elope
and I won't hold my tongue. It's not
often that I use it. goodness knows. I'll
watch you, I'll follow you to the ends of
the earth like a poor, patient, abused wife,
as I am. But you shan't go; I'll tear the
girl's eyes out first. And you shant't go to
sleep either. You only pretend to be asleep.
I know when a man's asleep. You needn't
snore so, for I don't hear it. I don't
snore I do n't sn ore.
Here Mrs. Caudle's clamshell closed from
very weariness, and she slept.
United States Steamer Spencer. The
government cutter,recently ordered to Phil
adelphia, to have her propellers changed
from the Hunter principle to that of the
Loper, left that city on Thursday morning
for NewYork, under the command of Cap
tain Fraser. A party of gentlemen, among
whom were the Hon. G. M. Dallas, Hon.
Charles J. Ingersoll, Mr. S. V. Merrick,
Captain Loper, Commodore Elliott, Captain
Grant, a committee of the Franklin Insti
tute, and a number of the officers ol the
navy, proceeded in the vessel as (ar as Mar
cus Hook, for the purpose of being witness
es of the trial of the newly arranged pro
pellers. The Spencer left the warf under
a salute fired in honor of the Vice President
of the United States, and proceeded down
the river at so rapid a rate, that the most
sanguine expectations of Captain Loper and
the company were more than realized. Ihe
vessel worked rapidly, and demonstrated,
by her increased rate of speed and easy
handling, the great utility of the invention.
f Alex. Gazette.
Captain Fremont, and his company, con
sisting of about sixty men, left this city on
the steamer Henry Bryt for Independence,
on Thursday evening. At Independence,
he will be joined by another body of men
who have been engaged there. Several ol
them were men who were with Capt. Fre
mont in his former expeditions. Mr. Ste
phen Cooper, a member of the last Legisla
ture, from Adair county, we undertand,
goes out as the pilot of the company. He
is an old and experienced woodsman, and a
bold yet cautious man. The company,
when complete, will consist ol more than
one hundred men, and will leave Indepen
dence at as eaily a day as practicable. The
men have been selected chiefly with refer
ence to their qualities as woodsmen and
marksmen. A great many were anxious
to accompany, or enlist in the expedition.
We believe, had it been necessary, that
thousands of men, would have offered their
services. As it was the applicants amount
ed to several hundred. Curiosity and anx
iety to visit the Indian country, and the
Oregon territory, pervadei all classes, and
especially the young men, and there are
hundreds who regret the want of an op
portunity to go out. Of. IsOUlS Hep,
REVOLUTION IN CALIFORNIA.
Port or Monteret, (California.)
March 22, 1845.
In addition to what I wrote vou in my
last, 1 am now enabled to inform you that
the Californians have succeeded in their ef
forts against the government of the regular
governor and commandant general Don
Manual Micheltorena. The Californians
to the number of one hundred and filty, af
ter remaining in this vicinity for a lew
days, went to the town of Angels, one
hundred miles north of this port, and storm
ed it in the night, with the loss of but two
men. ihey were soon joined by the Cali
fornians of that place. On the 10th or 12th
of January, Governor General Michel
torena left this town with his officers, one
hundred and fifty Mexican soldiers, some
citizens of Old Mexico, sixty or eighty
wild Indians trained to arms by Capt. Sut
ter, (a Swiss settler on the river Sacrament,)
and one hundred foreigners; a part ol
whom are settled on the same river. He
had also ox-carts, cannon and baggage; and
had to make a road as he proceeded over
a difficult monntainous route. Sometimes
he went a league a day, and then again
would halt four or five days without any
apparent object. During all this time the
Californians (insurgents) travelled through
out the country 10 or 20 leagues (30 to 60
miles) a day. They returned at times to
the vicinity of the Governor-general's for
ces, from a long distance offand would then
disappear.
After the Governor-general had been on
the road a month, the foreigners and sol
diers began to leave him by fives and tens
at a time; the former being disgusted with
the slowness of his progress, and the lat
ter with the hope of getting free from the
service; while many of those remaining
were in hopes that the Californians would
be victorious and would ship them back to
San Bias, where they hnd families or rela
tions; they having been forced into the ranks
and brought into California against their
will. Gen. Micheltorena after having been
forty days in reaching the vicinity of the
town of Angels, for the third time came
near the insurgents, who then offered them
battle. They (the insurgents) were three or
four hundred strong, under Don Jose Cas
tro, who had persuaded many foreigners to
join his party.
On the 20th of February, the two par
ties (consisting of about six hundred men nil
together, Mexicans, Californians, and In
dians got into action. Castro commenced
the fight with cannon, firing large shot; and
the Governor-general, on his side, return
ing his fire with grape. Both parties re
mained so far apart all that day as not to
lose a man. On the next day the (21st) the
battle again conmenced, and was contin
ued in what is here considered a warm and
desperate contest. The Governor-ganeral
however, soon surrendered: lo lorty or
fifty foreigners having left him some time
before the remainder refused to fight against
their countrymen in the insurgent ranks.
Some reports make the total loss (on both
sides) amount to three or four men, while
others make it as many horses. In all
probability, there were not six men killed or
wounded in the whole two days lighting,
although 250 cannon balls were fired. After
the battle, a treaty was made, by which it
was agreed that every person on either side
might go where he wished the soldiers to
go to San Bias or remain. The Mexican
officers who wish to remain will continue
to hold their present commissions and pay.
But few of them, however, will remain
here. The Governor-general is to go by
water to San Bias with all who choose to
accompany him, and from thence, he is to
proceed to Mexico. Don Pico has become
Governor, as he is the leading member of the
house of deputies or State legislature; and
Don Jose Castro has become Commandant
general of California. He will, I suppose,
make many changes of officers. The rev
enue of the country is from eighty to one
hundred thousand dollars, and is all from
the Custom house.
The ground over which they (the Mexi
can forces) took 30 or 40 days to travel, was
passed by the Californians in 10 days on
their return to this capital to take possesion
of it. This mode of travel caused his ruin;
but had he succeeded the Californians would
have arisen again.
During the last twelve years there have
been four revolutions against the Mexican
commanding generals which have all been
unsuccessful. During the last twelve years,
six Mexican generals have arrived out here;
one of whom died, and the rest were sent
back by the Californians, having altogether
held command but for six years; while Al
varado, a native, who put himself into of
fice eight years ago, ruled the other six.
California, from Bodega to San Diego, is now
once more under its own command the
Russians having left Bodega, which now be
longs to Capt. Smith, of Baltimore, (United
States of America,) who is a naturalized
citizen of California. Whether the natives
of this country will keep peace among
themselves, or be again conquered for a
year or two by Mexico remains to be seen.
If allowed to govern themselves, thev ac
knowledge the Mexican flag, nnd laws when
they please them. They pay little attention
to the Mexican tariff, except to raise the
amount of salaries and a few odd matters.
In fact the state of California, and its wants
and commerce, are such that the tariff and
laws ol Mexico are but little applicable to
the country.
Port or Monterey, March 24, 1845.
Don Pico has taken the command of this
department as governor, and Don Jose
Castro as commandant general of the town
of Angels, near San Pedro. They received
this command by treaty with General M.
Micheltorena, and have now chartered the
American bark Don Quixote, formerly of
Boston, but now belonging to John and
William Paty, merchants of the Sand which
Islands, for eleven thousand dollars ($11,
000) to bring the General and forces to this
port. The bark now lies at anchor here,
with the soldiers on board prisoners. The
Gen. and his officers are allowed six days to
arrange their business and take on board
their families, they then proceed to San
Bias, thence to '.he city of Mexico, Capt.
Sutter and all the foreigners who joined
the government forces have returned to
their farms on the head waters of the San
Francisco, as they found many of their
countrymen with the insurgents. Wash
ington Union.
NEW-ENGLAND RAILWAYS.
The following interesting ailic'e nn the sub
ject of the railways of New-England, their
progress and the character or their system,
is copied from the Albany Argus.
The rail road fever rages throughout New
England with unabated intensity. The Maine
people seem determined to go at something on
a large scale; and they have a project worthy
of their highest enterprise. They are about
undertaking a railroad between Portland nnd
Montreal. The distance to the Canada line is
1 40 miles; and the estimated cost is $2,500,000.
The route is said to be far more favorable than
was anticipated. From the Canala line to Man
(real the distance is about 1 10 miles. This part
is to be constructed by the capitalists ol Can
ada. As an instance of the determined feeling
in its favor, it is stated that $350,000 have been
subscribed in Montreal for this purpose'. Part
of this is taken by London capitalist?, who are
interested in Canada lands. The Portlmders
alone are now raising 500,000 while it is
reasonably hoped that all the towns on the
route will subscribe with the same liberality.
This will certainly be a railway, both in a
military and commercial point of view of the
highest importance in Canada as well as the
United States.
In New Hampshire the feeling is also deed
and pervading. Several railroad charters have
been granted; and among these is a liberal
charter, which will carry through the Central
railway from Concord to Lebanon or Haver
hill. This road would nearly dissect New
Hampshire. It is contemplated to extend it to
Burlington. $100,000 of the stock has been
already taken.
Massachusetts is all alive with rail roads.
The Springfield and Hartford road was com
pleted in December last. Its length was
twenty-six miles is run in an hour and ten
minutes. This shows the substantial character
of the road. The extension is now progress
ing from Springfield to Northampton, and it
will be opened throughout the whole line 20
miles by next fall. It is now proposed to ex
tend that soon to Greenfiald 20 miles far
ther up the Connecticut river. A charter has
been obtained, and the stock is mostly taken.
1 he grading will soon commence.
The Plymouth and Boston railway 40 miles
in length is progressing so rapidly as to be
tit lor travel during the present season. Ihe
Fall river railway, which miy be regarded as
a branch of the Boston and Providence will be
in operation some time in June. This opens a
new route from New-York, by way of the
Long Island, to Boston. A fine line of steam
ers is to be put on the route between Greco-
port and Fall river.
But the great enterprise in which Boston is ncv
engaged is the Vermont and Massachusetts rail
way, designed to connect boston Hay and Lake
Champlain, and ultimately by Pittsburgh and
Ogdensburgh, with the St. Lawrence river
and Lake Ontario. 1 his is a noble enterpnzs,
fully equal to theGreat Western railway. From
its location, it may be deemed an important
arm of national delence. 1 he first link in
this great chain, from Boston to Fitchburg
45 miles is already in operation. Vigorous ef
forts are making to extend it fromt titchburg
to Brattleboro'. The cost on this section will
be about $1,500,000; $1,200,000 is already
subscribed in Boston,
This is considered sufficient to ensuro its
completion to Brattleboro.' From that point
the V ermonters promise to carry it through to
Burlington. The whole stock 1,000,000, is
taken for an extension of the Fitchburgh road
through Winchester, Mass., and Keen New-
Hampshire, to the uonnecucut river at bel
lows Falls, in Vermont. This is called the
Cheshire road, and will form one of the links
in the line between Boston and Burlington.
The grading is to commence immediately, and
the rails will be laid in the spring of '46. Be
fore the lapse of three years, we shall see '.he '
iron horse making his daily journey from
Lake Champlain to Boston Bay, and then toon!
after, will the iron hand be joined between
Lake Champlain and the St. Lawrence.
The Norfolk and Portsmouth Irish Repeal
Association,(says the Missouri Republican,)
has been dissolved by a unanimous vote.
The members of the late Association say,
in the resolution adopted at their last meet
ing, that their sense of Ireland's wrongs re
main unchanged. The offensive speech of
Mr. O'Connell, at Dublin, recently, induced
this action on the part of the society. One
of the resolutions passed by it is as follows:
"Resolved, That we regard the language
of Mr. O'Connell as entirely uncalled lor
a bitter display of his hostility towards the
interests of our country, and well calcula
ted to bring down upon them, if unrebuked
by the friends of Ireland in America, the
unmerited suspicion of being more alive to
the welfare of Ireland than firmly attached
to the fame, honor, and support of their a-
aopied country.
MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH.
We are glad 10 learn that the antire stock
of the Philadelphia and N.York Magnetic Tele
graph Company has been subscribed, the first
instalment paid up, and the company organiz
ed. If satisfactory arrangements can be made
with the .New-Jersey Kailroad Company, the
telegraph will be in active ope ration between the
two cities long before the meeting of the next
session of Congress. We hope that no obsta
cles to this desirable result will be interposed
by the promptings of a grasping cupidity,
wnicn aro generally as snort signted as they
are unpa'riotic Coni'iiufipn.
NAVY OF THE UNITED STATES.
Seeing within the last few days a gener
al statement, afloat in some of the newspa
pers, of the number and size of our vessels
of war, distinguished, too, as their being in
commission or in ordinary, &c, we have
applied to the navy board for a complete
and accurate list of our navy, embracing
also their destination. They have been so
obliging as to furnish the following specifi
cations, which we hasten to lay before the
readers ol "The Union;"
Ships of the line 10.
Pennsylvania, three decks, in commission
as a receiving ship at Norfolk.
Franklin, two decks, in ordinary a; the
navy yard, Boston.
Columbus, two decks, in commission at
New York, destined for East Indies.
Ohio, two decks, in commission as a re
ceiving ship at Boston.
North Carolina, two decks, in commission
as a receiving ship at New York.
Delaware, two decks, in ordinary at the
navy yard, Norfolk.
Alabama, two decks, on the stocks at
Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Vermont, two decks, on the stocks at
Boston.
Virginia, do do Boston.
New York, do do Norlolk.
Rive 1
Independence, in ordinary at the navy
yard, Boston.
Frigates, first class 1 2.
United States, in ordinary at the navy
yard, Boston.
Constitution, in commission in the East
Indies.
Potomac, in commission home squadron.
Brandywine, in commission, on her re
turn from East Indies.
Columbia, in ordinary at the navv-vnrd,
Norfolk.
Congress, in ordinary at the navy-yard,
Norfolk.
Cumberland, in commission in the Medi
terranean. Savannah, in commission in the Pacific.
Rnritan, in commission on the coast of
Brazil.
Santee, on the stocks nt rortsmuth,New
Hampshire.
Sabine, on the stocks at New York.
St. Liwrence, on the stocks at Norfolk.
Frigates, second diss 2.
Constellation, in ordinary at the navy-
yard, Norlolk.
Macedonian, just returned from the const
of Africa, and placed in ordinary at New
lork yard.
Sloops of icar, first class 17.
Saratoga, in commission.
John Adams, preparing for sea at the
navy-yard, New York.
BostoD,in commission, coast of Brazil.
Vincennes, in commission, destined for the
East Indies.
Warren, in commission, in the Pacific.
Falmouth, in commission home squad
ron. Fairfield, in ordinary, nt the navv-vard,
Norfolk.
Vandalia, in ordinary, at Norfolk.
St. Iiui. in commission, on her return
from East Indies.
Cynne, preparing for sea at the navy
yard, Norfolk.
Levant, in commission, in the Pacific.
Portsmouth, in commission, in the Pacific.
Plymouth, in commission, in the Mediter
ranean. Albany, on the stocks at New York.
Germantown, on the stocks, at Philadel
phia. St. Mary's, in commission.
Jamestown, in commission, coast of
Africa.
Sloops of tear, second class 6.
Ont.irio, in commission as a receiving
ship, Baltimore.
Decatur, in ordinary al the navy-yard,
Norfolk.
Preble, in commission, coast of Africa.
Yorktown, do do
Marion, in ordicary, at the navy-yard,
Boston.
Dale, in ordinary, at the navy-yard, New
York.
Brigs 8.
Dolphin, preparing for sea at the navy
yard, Norlolk.
Porpoise, in commission.
Somers, in commission home squadron.
Truxton, in commission, coast ol Africa.
BainbriJge, in commission, coast of Brazil,
Perry in commission, on her return from
East Indies.
Lawrrnce, in commission home squad
ron.
Schooners 8.
Shark, in commission in the Pacific
ocean.
B'ixer, in ordinary at Boston.
Experiment, in commission us a receiving
ship, Philadelphia.
r lirt, in commission as a packet, running
between Norfolk and Chagres.
ave, in commission, on coast survey,
Phenix, in ordinary at Norfolk.
On ka-hv-e, in commission as a packet,
running between Norfolk and Chagres.
Steamers 0.
Mississippi, in ordimry at Boston,
Fulton, in ordinary at New York.
Union, in ordinary at Washington.
Princeton, in commission.
Michigan, in commission on Lake Erie.
Poinsett, in ordinary at New York.
Iron Steamer, on the slocks at Pitts
burgh, Pennsylvania.
Water itch, water tank al Norfolk.
Engineer, tagboat at Norfolk.
Store s'iips4.
Relief, in commission, Pacific.
Erie, in commission, at New York, des
tined for the Pacific.
Lexington, in commission, Mediterra
nean. Southampton, repairing for sea at Nor
folk; destined (or the coast ol Alrica.
HirriroTAJius They have now in New
Yoik a tine ecimM) of this interesting ani
mal. It was captured not King since by a boat's
crew from a New-Uedlbrd vessel al the mouth
of a river in Africa.

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