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BY SAM. P. IVINS.
ATHENS, TENN., FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 1855.
VOL. VJ.I-NO. 350.
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pTT OfTic on Main .treet, next door to th old Jack
ATIIF.S, 1I.IIHV Jt'ME 8. I8.
Washington, May 28.
Wise's friend are firing 100 gun at the
Capitol in honor of his election.
Aecomnf county ho gjen. Flournoy 100
Wise's nmjoHty in Virginia ii about
9000. . i
Carlisle, Know Nothing, i probably elec
ted to Congress in Kanawha district
Bircoit,(Me.,) May St.
The Know Nothing1 Convention hits ad
journed. No nomination made by the Con
vention. Memliera of the Order left to vote
according to individuil preference. Strong
anli-proMcriptive grounds taken relative to
the politic of tho State. Recognizing the
Republican party, and fecommeiiding concur
ring in the nomination of that party when
ever practicable. Delegates to the National
Convention . appointed. Proceedings were
(y-If adversity has its evils, it nlso fas its
benefits. The Nr , Vork Courier says a
physician in large practice was asked by a
ranger if New Vork was healthy at the
present time. He replied, "Unusually so;
the extravagant cost of provisions haacheck
ed the dij wiition for over . feeding, from
which, ordinarily, we derive most of our
practice!" This hint probably contains the
best medical advice the physician ever
A Blow b the Right Quarter. Two
of the reading New York journals are de
nouncing th "red tape system" of our Navy
in excluding from promotion to high offices
. the sailors and apprentices that mno the ships.
England, they think nd we think with
them is now teaching us the folly of such
-exclusion.,- The announcement to the effect
that "apprentices taken into the United States
Navy cannot be advanced beyond the grade
of a petty officer," though deserving, sounds
decidedly anti-republican, and smacks strong
ly of injustice. Our Navy can never be made
up of the proper material till nil this sort of
thing is done away with, and if we do not
hurry up the necessary measures of reform,
even aristocratic England may be ahead of us.
fc$TThe Savannah News says: "The New
York Herald, since the defeat of the Know
Nothings in Virginia, is beginning to regard
the mysterious order with "increasing repug
nance." Be lore the election tho Herald was
in the lead of Die New York press in iU
championship of Sam, and was unstinted in its
ubtise of Mr VViso. Now tho editor denounc
ek Sam for affiliating with the "niggerstenling
and nigger worshipping abolitionists" of the
North, and glorifies Mr: Wise to the skies for
having beaten the Know Nothings and savod
the Democratic party. The editor thinks the
result of the Virginia election will give cour
age to the Democratic party everywhere, and
that with a reunion of the party in NewYork,
it can succeed in electing the next President,
for which office he nominates Mr. Wise. That
gentleman has outlived the enmity of the
Herald, and it is to be hoped that he may
urvivo its friendship."
JJf" A now beverage, named "tincture of
barley," has come wonderfully into fashion
in Boston since the existence of the new li
quor law; and is sn'd to possess the marvel
lous property of being able to assume the
appearance of any fancy drink-called for.
letter from New Orleans, says that
"insolvencies, those crushing signs of the
times, are becoming common. Business
houses ure closing. The failures, however,
are not extensive, but mostly confined to the
tT There are six vacancies iu the United
States Suimtt! one whig nd five democratic.
New Hampshire, Indiana, Alabama, Missouri,
California, and Pennsylvania have each to
elect a Senalor. Mr. Gwin, of California,
will claim a seat on the ground that a plu
rality vote elect in California, and he got
that vote ou the first ballot.
Sensible Talk. There is nothing made
In this world by getting the "ill will of folks,"
and we agree with the Knickerbocker, when
it says: "The man who 'don't care s d n
HIT any miuy, iiivuiv ," ww a...
body "cares a cent for him. If you don't
want the brand of the Incendiary applied to
your out houses, dou't kindle the firo of
resentment in mo uosoui oi jour nuiyMuma.
We euro not how poor a man may Tie, ho
can get a match ; nor how ignorant, he
know how to light it,"
The Mother. A ' writer beautifully re
mark that a mini's mother ia tho represen
tative of his maker. Misfortune, and even
crime, set not up barriers between her and
her son. While his mother lives he has one
friend on earth who will not listen when he
is slandered, who will not desert him In his
sorrow, and speak to him of hope when he
is ready to dtspair. Her affection know
uo ebbing lido. They flow on from a . pure
fountain and speak happiness through this
val of tears, and cease only at ;tlie ocean of
Later from Europe.
New York, May 30.
The steamer Pacific arrived this morning.
Siege of Sebnstopol almost unchanged, up to
An expedition of 19,000 allies embarked at
Kameeische, snd put to sea in the direction
of Azof, but returned without landing no
Omar Pacha's force had returned to Eupn
toria. A large reinforcement of the allies
wnsexpecltd within 10 days.
Negotiations between Austria and the
Western Powers unchanged, but between
Prussia and Austria negotiations are more In
timate. Russia notifies fhe German Government
that the Czar will only hold to the two first
guaranties upon the condition of tho perfect
neutrality of Germany.
Fiance and England have presented an nlti-.
matiim to Sweden, which Sweden is inclined
to reject. ,
The French Exhibition has opened with
rather dull ceremonies.
Pianori has been executed.
Latest. Canrobert has resigned, nomi
nally, from ill health, and has been succeeded
Liverpool, May 19. Cotton is buoyant
with a speculative demand, and continues
, Breadstuff unchanged closed dull.
Growing crops favorable. Provisions slightly
advanced and closed firm.
The latest dates from Sebnstopol are by
mail to the 30th, and by telegraph to the
Canrobert reviewed the entire French ar
my, and assured them that they would soon
enter Sevastopol, either by the door or win
dow. A combat occurred on the night of the
24th, between the Russians and the French;
it was a desperate affair. The Russians at
tempted to dig new rifle pits, but the French
partially prevented them; 200 French were
A despatch dated May 1, says the advr.nces
are approachiug'surely though slowly. Rag
lan's despatch of the same date says the Rus
sians have constructed anew battery to the lull
of Mamelon. ,
There is every appearance of the eatnb.
lishmunt of a large camp on the plateau
above Balbec on the North side. TheRussians
made a sortie on the night of the 11th upon
the advanced works of the left. The attack
was immediately repulsed with considerable
' A new manifesto of the Czar orders anoth
er levy of twelve men out of every thousand
in seventeen Western Provinces, to be com
plete by the end of July.
There are indications of a more intimate
relationship between Austria and Prussia. It
is apparent that an armed neutrality is becom.
ing more and more'probable. There was an
important conference between the Represen
tatives of the Two Powers.
Sweden it is said has ordered an Immediate
enrollment of mil ilia.
' The French Baltic Squadron arrived.
The allied Fleet is pushing forward.
A dispatch from Canrobert, dated the 16th
We continue our' works before the place.
Various attempts were made to smoke out
the enemy by stink pots, which perfectly sue
ceded. The troops are in excellent spirits and full
of ardor and confident of success.
Vienna, Friday Evening. Things- have
undergone a change. A new Austrian prop
osition waa forwarded yesterday to London
and Paris. ' It is said that Austria will give
material support to the Western Powers
should she accept and Russia reject the
The Paris papers, assume a tone of outspo
ken hostilities towards Austria. "
TheKing of Ssrdinin.it is rumored,! nego
tiating for tho marriage of Queen Victoria'
Presidential Tickets for 1856. The
New York Herald gets up the following:
According to the new phase thrown upon
the political parties of the country by the
Virginia election, the follow ing will probably
be the prominent opposing candidates for the
presidency in 1856:
National Democracy HeryA.Wise.of Va.,
or Fernando Wood of New York.
Know Nothings George Luw, of N. Y., or
Hon. Mr. Don't know who.
Nigger Worshippers or Northern Disun
ioniai W. H. Seward of New York, or
Somebody else. .
Massachusetts Mixed Ticket For Presi
dent, Hon. Joseph Hiss. Vice President,
It- will thus be seen that New York, ns
heretofore will hold a promient position in
the coming campaign. She may have one
perhaps two, or even three presidential heroes
in the field. In this view what are our Know
Nothings about! Will they stick to Law nnd
hi live oak platform, or full back from Vir
giuia upon the seditious anti-slavery alliance
of Massachusetts! Lei the New York Know
Nothings prepare to show themselves and
their policy at Philadelphia, No more child's
play now. If "Sam" is a cripple, his back
must be mer.ded before he can go into bat
tle. Wool. The wool crop of Hie West Is
now being prepared for market. The Gurn
sey (Ohio) Times learn from its exchanges
and wool groweri that this year's clip will
be equal to those of past years, and that the
price per pound will be equal, at least, to
that of last year.
The N. Y. Herald says that since
the 1st of May rents have undergone a very
considerable reduction. The same ia the
case here. Store oh wall street, which were
rented lost year for $800, are vacant nnd 'are
now to be had for 8600 per auum. Louis
ville Journal. "
HfTha London Times says, "It Is
mere solf-dqluion to talk of peace now.
We must make up our minds to fight it out
with stout heart and a strong hood."
"SAG N1CHT" ANOTHER SECRET
We find In the Mobile Advertiser, the fol
lowing account of the progress, purposes and
principles of the "Sag A'icnf," or Say Noth
ing society; a new secret political order,
which is said to be spreading through the
west and south west, and whose triumphs
are claimed as democratic victories. We con
fess our ignorance of the principles of the
order, and therefore give the article for w hat
it ia worth; remarking, that if the sketch of
the Advertiser be true, and from the deserv
edly high character of that journal, we have
no reason to doubt it, 'the denunciations
against secret political organizations come
with decidedly bad grace from theHoi7smm,'
Who sustain the present administration.
Thu Advertiser says: The Sag Nichl nsso
ciation first appeared in the State of Ohio,
where it Is now very strong, and from thence
it has spread over the west and a portion of
the South. So far ns development have been
made, its directing, influential agencies are
leading democrats and office holders under
the present administration. We have before
us some rich excerpts from Ohio papers,
showing the method of propagating the new
society in the Buckeye Siute. From one of
these it appears that Mr. G. W, Johns, an
appointee of Gen. Pierce, and two prominent
democrats, Messrs. Hall and Jackson, at
tempted on the IGlh of February to organise
a lodge at Richland, The work accomplish
ed, the company got rather happy, especially
Mr. Johns, who became bo uproarious thnt
the town marshal was called in, whereat his
companions fled, while he was arrested and
was obliged to give bail for his appearance
before the Mayor. lie concluded to forfeit
his bail and having made good his escape, he
addressed a letter detailing his experience to
the editor of the Crawfordsville Journal,
(Dem.) but in his confusion he misdirected it
and it accordingly found its way to the
Bucyrus Journal, which having no sympathy
with the movement, published the epistle in
fulL Fruiu this letter we take the following
"The success of the administration and the
certainty of obtaining our reward depends
upon our keeping united But the idea oi
loruiingn SacNiuhl association in Mansfield
is all knocked in the head for the present. .
With the certificates that I had in my pas.
session from Pierce and other leading men of
Washington and of this State, and of which
they had lull knowledge, 1 think it was their
duty to stop promptly forward and assist me.
I will try and gel to your place soon and
form an organization. Your county has a
fre.it reputation with the powers that be at
Vahingtou,and of course your name as well
as the names of some other leaders of your
county stand high on the list of the Piesi.
dent's favor, Il we can push the Sag Nicht
association through, nnd keep strong euough
to carry the next Presidential election, you
may expect to obtain a reward fully equivalent
to the majority your county will give.
Our name lakes well with the Dutch, but
it does not go down well with the Irish. But
the Irish have no help for themselves. If I
um rightly informed, the Germans are strong
in Crawford, and there are but lew Irish to
conciliate, so that I see no difficulty in your
keeping everything right I will give you
due notice when to expect me.
Mr. Johns, however, soon discovers his
oversight, and despatches after his letter tho
' Ashland, Feb. 18, 1855.
Editor Bucyrus Journal Sir; It is only
necessary to say that it (the letter) was mis
directed, and will, iu all probability, fall into
your hands. As the contents are strictly of
a private nature, I trust that if you get this
before you receive that, that you will return
il to my address, ut Uiis place, without open
If, perchance, it should have reached you,
and you should have opened it, I will be un
der lasting obligations to you if you will re
enclose and return to me, for which service 1
will remit you ten dollars as soon as I get it.
Yours truly, G. W. Johns.
The Editor of the Bucyrus Journal deter
mined to probe the matter, and ascertain who
this G. W. Johns was, and what was his bu
siness. So he visited Mansfield and Ashland,
and ascertained that he was, at the aforesaid
time a clerk in the employ of the Adminis
tration at Washington, but engaged just then
in the business of organizing Sag Nicht
The above, which we have met with in
several journals of the West, indicates pretty
clearly the part the Administration has been
playing in the organization of the Sag Nichts,
but the results of the organization show, be
yond question, Its sympathy with them. At
the recent elections iu Ohio particularly in
that at Cincinnati, which resulted in the de
feat of the Know Nothings, nnd was loudly
rejoiced over by the Washington Union and
the anti-American papers generally the chief
opposition to the American party came from
the Sag Nichts, whose society is said now to
include in its membership the greater part of
the voters in that State not connected or
sympathizing with the Know Nothings.
I hey claim to number 1 15 lodges, and have a
complete system of masonic signs nnd pass
words. They comprise a large majority, of
Freesoil Democrats, who refuse to associate
or act with Ihe American party, because the
latter are national, while they ure sectional.
These Sag Nichts recently held a convention
in Columbus, lor the purpose of nominating
candidates for the State election in October,
when they discarded Governor. Medill and
other prominent democrats, and nominated the
notorious abolitionist Sainton P. Chase, late
United States Senator, as Governor.
The Cleveland Express, from which paper
the information respecting the Convention U
derived, uvers that this movement, in throw
ing overboard a purt of the ticket nominated
by the Deinoerutiu Convention last January,
before the Sag Nichts were thoroughly or
ganized, was not only understood, but was
projucted by the Administration ns a forlorn
hope to save il from utter rout in Ohio.
The Columbus Suite Journal publishes a
lengthy account of the proceedings or the
Convention, froni wjiich we extruct as fol
lows: After the opening ceremonies were gone
through with iu the usual form, Gen. Wilson
submitted his report. . Hetnted that he had
ucceeded iu organizing 115 lodge, and had
iri.iioH avArv flnnntv in the State. He spoke
of the great facilities thnt had been furnished
him by the postmasters nna man agents, m
the way of free tickets and liberal contribu
tions': snd complimented particularly the U,
S. marshals and thoir deputies for their ex
ertions in the cause. The report closed with
fierce denunciations of the Know Nothings,
and recommended renewed efforts for their
But, as we have said, the Sag Nichts nro
not confined to Ohio, ihey are found nil
over the West, nre considerably strong in
Kentucky. Missouri, and perhaps in Tennes
see, nnd the effort is doubtless making to ex
tend the organization through all the States,
with the hope of swallowing up the entire
opposition to the Know Nothings with the
intention of havinir but two parties in the
held in 1856. In the West, the Democratic
papers openly espouse the society, and the
Louisville Democrat boasts of having two
thousand members of it in that c'ty alone.
And here it is perhaps well enough to remark,
that the riotous prc-eedings at the recent
election In Louisville, about which we have
heard so much, grew out of the hostile atti
tude and unwise boats and threats of the Sag
Nichts themselves, though they got worsted
HI tho contest.
Drouoht ii Iisiana. On Wednesday
Inst, at Baton Rouge, the thermometer rose
to 90 deg. in the shade, and, ns the Comet
says, "threatened to gj higher." The Advo
cate says: . ; ,
The wells are all dried up,' the cisterns
exhausted, even the old pond Is innocent of
any spot of moisture, out at the penitentiary.
Wherefore, they are diligently engaged in
hauling wuter for that institutio from the
old paternal source of aqueous bounty, the
The Alexandria Republican f the 1 6th has
the following paragraphs 1 , ,
The river is lower here nw than it has
been this year. Unless ther Is a change
soon, the large boats will be banished from
the trade. ','".
The town Is now being supplied with
water - from the springs on the oilier side
of the river. Price per bairel, two dol
lars. - -'''"
. If we do not h:vn a good soaking tain
within a week, thore can not poisibly be any
thing like a fourth of a corn croi made, and
the consequence will inevitably b? productive
of great suffering and distress almost starv
ation among the inhabitants' of our Pine
Woods and upland lands, while Uo planters
on our rich nlluvials will be hardly putto it to
get along. ;
ffy Hon. A. II. Stephens, of Georgia, Is
again a candidate for Congress,. He an
nounced himself at Augusta, to a large
crowd of persons who had assembled to
meet him, in the following manner:
"He said that he had travelled over "more
than half the State, in order to moet the
people of Augusta tonight. " ,
"Since his communication to Mr. Thomas
had been published, it had been said that Ihe
reason of his retirement from the canvass in
this District, was hil tear of being beaten.
For himself he was afraid of nothing of
nothing under nor above Ihe earth, but to do
wrong. Of that he fas afraid; but of being
beaten, he would'nt give a fig for a man who
was not willing to be beaten in defence of
what he believed to be right, lie had come
there then, he said, ia response to various
calls, to announce that he was ngain n can
didate for Congress from this District. Nomi
nated, said he, not by any two-thirds rule,
but here upon this stand I nominate myself
for Congress from the 8tli Congressional
A Terrible Hail Storm in South Caro
lina. The annexed account of a hail storm
which visited Pickens District on Friday the
18th inst,, exceeds everything of the kind we
have read or heard of. Hail stones 10 inches
in circumference nnd four inches in length,
lying upon the ground six feet deep.
The severest hail storm that ever visited
this section of country, passed down the east
side of Keowee river in the afternoon of Fri
day the 18th inst. It extended about two
mile iu width, nnd raped with great fury,
killing hogs, fish, birds, fowls, and insects;
maiming and bruising thecattle, nnd stripping
vegetation of every ves'.ige above ground.
The irrowing crops, with the exception of
corn, is completely ruined. R. Stewart, Esq ,
informs us that ou the third day after its fall,
the hail was from one to two feet deep, and,
in many places six feet The average depth
on a level, after the storm, was four inches.
We nre informed by several persons that the
laigest hail stones measured ten inches in
circumference, and others four inches in
length. It fell with such force that the boards
on several houses were split to pieces, and
that now the stench arising from the decaying
vegetable muttor is very offensive.
f-fTho following i a fair sample of
some of the complaints entered upon the fa
mous complaint book of Mayor Wood, of
"Dear Mr. Mayor: Maria who lives inCath
arine, near Front street, takes so long to curl
her hair in the evening that her bedfellow
(myself) is kepi awake nearly half Ihe night.
I do not know whether she gets up in the
niizht to look at 1 irtirls or not; but I do
know that she deprive mo of my sleep. If
you will ntttend to this before warm weather
sets in, l win do iuucu, oungea ana even
thankful to you.
A MAR OF CONSEQUENCE.
A brow austere a circumspect eye,
A frequent shrug of the os huuibri,
a uinniHi-nnL a stately truiL
t uvu - -- j n t
A blustering manner and a tone of weight--
a !,.. .....in ,in rtP.itluillfl Ij.a.
A BUIIIU WViMSMw ...ivwiib iter,,
Adopt all theso as time and place will bear.
We don't know who wrote the following,
hut it has something in it
Pride "Aping Humility. I would not
willingly transgress me oounas oi cnaruy;
!... I ul.n,il,l lltinli there must tit, InabinrMB.
UW ratiwMi. '- - ,
nr.d not lew, in which a ingle-hearted, so-
l 1 1 in taut M.
bf?r-niinut'a ciurur "- mua. 1001 ui icubii un
.... .hi .thfit mittiv nf thdHA vhn jlnim
niui,ii - - " v
to be the must religious after the more mod
ern fushion, are nut the neighbors whom he
..n.A- ami linkt trust or mnftt i7)i-thnt
ri vi i v i
many who lay the greatest stross upon their
... ..... ! u it. '. - .
own depravity, are ye in oeir own eyes inn
u ...litmuMiftiiihla snd thev who Ar fore
llltPBb wmiii'I'"." j
niost in professing their own ignorance,
, i .... l..r..u:t.i..
are nevervueiess too m immn'jir,
n.. . ..UiiKA In ths bill authorizing the rais
ing of the four new regiment of the army,
il seems that tho commission of all the
oflicer ia them, below the grade of field
otlicers, expire on the first day of May, 1850.
This may operate harshly agoinst those who
have given up other employments to accept
Shameful Conduct of the Washington
Crrr Know Nothings. The Washington
Union of Sunday morning says: A mass
meeting of the democratic citizens of Wash
ington was announced to be held In front of
Brown's Hotel at nine o'clock last evening,
with the view of exchanging congratulations
on the result of the recent gubernatorial
election in Virginia. Long before the hour
named a large concourse of peeple assembled
on the avenue extending from Sixth street
nearly to Seventh street It was soon made
manifest to the most careless observer that an
organized attempt would be made to destroy
the harmony of the meeting, and tojieap in
sult, if not commit violence, upon all who
would attempt to give utterance to tho heart
felt expressions of honest exultation. The
meeting was not lung left in doubt in regard
to the intentions or the principles of their
know nothing opponents. A loud and en thu
siastic call for Mr. Wise soon brought that
distinguished champion of civil and religious
freedom, (o the balcony in front of the hotel.
He commenced spvsking, but his voice was
literally drowned by the rude nnd disgraceful
interruptions of the miserably deluded follow
ers of "Sam." Finding that he could not be
heard, -he nud his friends showed a degree of
forbearance becoming men . fresh from the
field of battle and flushed with victory. They
left the disappointed admirers and backers of
Flonrnoy in peaceable and undisputed pos
session of the ground.
Comment on such proceedings is unneces
Ah American Merchantman in the Bal
tic. The following is from the London
A very extraordinary circumstance, report
ed from a quarter which precludes any doubt
as to the truth of the statement, reaches us
by letters from St. Petersburg. It appears
thnt a fine. American frigate built shiD re
cently arrived at a port in the Baltic. It was
stated that the vessel had on . board eight
hundred bales cotton, but the correspondent
of r)ur informant visited the ship and found
in addition to above, she had fifty thousand
rifles nnd five thousand revolvers. The Rus-
siaiMjfcluugh at our cruisers, and naturally ask,
if John Bull has been asleep to have allowed
so valuable a prize to have escaped. The
Messrs. V , merchants oi uosion, were
passengers, and nre supposed acted as super
cargoes, we have noi oeen aoie to ascertain
if the vessel left America this seasoned has
cm her way through the ice before our fiying
squadron could come up with her, or if she.
reuciiea one oi me lower pons ui in- iwiue
last year, and lav Quiet till the spring. We
sny no more than: "What are our Consuls
in the United States about, to have permitted
such n cargo to leave without apprising our
government here of the fact". Other letters
from St. Petersburg state that the vessel has
since left for Koenigsberg iu ballast.
Gentlemen.' Mr. Halo who publishes a
"Review of the proceedings of the Nunnery
Committee of the Massachusetts legislature,"
gets off the following piquant hit:
"The definition of the term 'gontlomnn' has
puzzled heads, better qualified for the tasK (it
is no disrepect to sny) than members of the
Massachusetts legislature. I don't enre to
try my hand at defining the word; but I claim
to be alile to judge what conduct is not me
conduct of o "gentleman. Some critics in
their definitions confound the 'gentleman
with the eoldiersome confound the gentle
man with the Christian. Both, doubtless, are
partly right an partly wrong. There are
three things, hiwever, which by universal
consent nave come to oe regaroea as necessa
ry attributes of tho character of a gentleman
from the age of chivalry downwards. These
three things are
Kespeel lor I ruin,
Respect for Woman,
Respect for Religion.
"He who fails in either of these three, so
far falls short of the characters of a gentle
man. The party that went to Roxbury fuiled
n them all.
Mormon Mklodigs. The Mormons of Utah
contrive hymn for their public assemblies in
which the railway kings of England might
join with devout fervor. Uere is a sample :
Haste, oh haste, construct a railway,
Where the vsles of Ephrsim bloom ;
Cast ye up, cast up a highway,
Where "swift messengers" will comet
Soon we'll see ths proud Atlantic I
With the great Pacific joined
Through the skill of swift conveyance,
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Leaving uisvuu u ucmuu.
DELionTruL Rssidknce. In a late ode to
Santiago, California, by the renowned John
I'bcenix, the following lines oocur:
"All night in the sweet little village
You hear the soft note of the pistol,
And the pleasant shriek of the victim''
Superiority of American Iron. It is
clearly established, say tho Buffalo Democ
racy, iii spiw w, w. j-. v...v
seeker wlia have sought to give the English
the prestige of making the best iron, that
American is better than the British. On the
Reading road, where careful examination
have been reoorded, and with a tonnage un
surpassed by any railroad on the globe,Zerah
Col burn says it is found that American iron
wear out but from oue-third to one-half as
fast os English iron. The average of six
years' wear of 60 lb. English rail was above
eleven per cent annually. The average of
four years' wear'of the "Erie" (English) pat
tern, was sixteen per cent annually. In Amer
ican rolled and pig iron the same general su
periority is observable. The American pig is
both harder and tougher.
f$- Some of the democratic journals in
Virginia are very facetious in their remarks
upon their victory, and one says that "Sam's"
funeral sermon is to be preached from the
"For we nre but of yesterday, and know-
nothing, because our days upon enrth are a
shadow." Jod, cnap. o, verse v.
tJf J. R. Giddings, of Ohio, has publish
ed a long letter denouncing the Know Noth.
ings. . ' j
ljf There are now in Ireland, it appears,
3291 Roman Catholic priests, and of. these
1222 were educated at Maynooth.
$rAniara who lives beyond the usual
term of life, is like a boy who tay beyond
the usual age at school. "II j becomes solita
ry, and the routine is tedious to him.
Another Outrage in Kansas. Lynch
Lavo. The Rochester Democrat ha the fol
lowing aCCotlntof anothet outrage in Kansas:
On the 17th inst, Mr. Phillips, a lawyer,
was decoyed to the bank of the -Missouri
riveri where he wns suddenly seized and
forced into a akift, and carried across the river
into Missouri thence he was taken seven
miles to Weston.
An old warehouse stinds just below the
town; he was lltken there, his head- Was
shaved, his face blaeked, he was tarred and
!ea.hercd,and then ridden upon a rail through
tlm streets of Weston, while music horrible
and hideous accompanied the procession.
Before the hotel they exhibited him; and
then a negro wns compelled to sell him to the
lowest bidder, nnd they offered to him every
insult in their cower. '
After detaining him several hours in this
manner, repeatedly telling him - that if he
would not leave the territory, or give them
his promise in writing that he would lenve,
they would hang him. He having steadily
and firmly refused, they let him looser His
brother, who had come .from Leavenworth
after him, took him into a carriage, and late
in the afternoon started for Leavenworth.
It seems that the offence of Mn Phillips is
that he is a free aoiler. And it is pnttended
by the pro-slavery men that he handed McCrea
the revolver with which Malcom Clark was
killed. This is probably false, as responsible
men declare that Phillips did not at all inter
fere iu the matter.
Further and Important! A postscript
to a letter from a reliable source, dated Mexi
co, May 19, says: Before senling my Dote
somewhat stirring new hns been received
from His Serene Highness' camp. He moved,
it seems, five thousand strong, from Morrillio,
on Somern, in three divisions, he himself in
command of the rear or reserve,
The march was throtigh a country of de
files, nnd the advance Wings were very much
annoyed and retarded by the Pronunciados.
The latter succeeded in passing between the
divisions, which forced Santa Anna to retire
on Morillo, where he was with the third of
triumphal army awaiting coming cvtnts. As
the communication was thus cut off with the
Advance, their fnle Is still in the womb of
time. All the indications on the horison are
decidedly favorable to the Federalists.
The empire seems to be shaken, and Simla
Anna destined to a firth exodus, If hi prestige
don't this time fall, and he loses his head.
On hi arrival at Morillo he was received with
high honors, and a most sumptuous repast
given at the chapter to the "Prince Presi
dent" The first toast drank was "Eternal
duration between Church nnd State."
The second May '66 see the empire in Don
AntoLope. the first The first is destined
to have "separation'' substituted for "dura
tion," nnd thecrown of glory is foreshadowed
in one of thorns. . A crisis is at hand. In ten
or twelve days the long agony will hnve
passed, and Mexico will rest once moie In the
bosom of her legitimate federation. ' Usurpa
tion and tyranny will bo repressed, and the
exiled legitimates restored.
More of Married Women's Rights.
The Legislature of Wisconsin has recently
passed the following law, relative to the
rightsof married women. The Inw took effect
immediately after its publication: Any mar
ried woman whose husband either from
drunkenness, profligacy, or from any other
cnuse, shnll neglect or refuse to provide for
her support, or for the support nnd education
of her children, shall have the right, in her
own nnme, to transact business, and to re
ceive and collect her own 'earnings and the
earning of her minor children, and apply the
same for her own support and the support
nnd education of such children, free from the
control and interference of her husband, or
any person claiming the same, or claiming to
be released from the same, by or through her
husband: Provided, That if ills denied by
plea, that either of tho causes, enumerated in
this act, as entitling the married woman to
sue in her own name, exists in point of fact,
then the issue upon this plea shnll be tried
and determined by the jury trying the vase,
with the other issues submitted.
if"A letter from Washington say : MA
few months since and a general complaint of
the great scarcity of silver was heard through
out the land,and in order to meet the demand
for coin, orders were issued from the Treasu
ry Department authorizing the purchase of
bullion. These orders have been so prompt
ly filled thnt counter orders have been issued
stopping the purchases. A draft for $11,880
was sent lieebe &. Co., or new lorn, on
Saturday last, on account of a purchase of
silver, and another to the cashier of the Bank
of America, for $66,195. These purchases
were made in New. Orleans, and the silver
wars mostly from the Mexican mines."
A pedai'Olfuo relates a laughable
story of one of his scholars, a son of the Em
erald Isle. He told him to spell hostil
ity. "ll-o-r-s-e, norse, commenced rat.
"Not ftore-tility," said the teacher, but
M Sure, replied rai, "an oiun i ye leu me
othej day, not to say hots f Bejabers it's
can thing wid ye one day, and another the
ff, MM Knt thnmifr tn nnvnri thrust in
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fnna nnpH VAfir. nru nnitmlutn III
everything else but the heading,which should
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rend mus; n ihiiiiucuii inquiry ww
Tl n . en wffi, IfiHv Ultra 1 ii mn In iha
4 rnimt-bn. v,w ...miw u -
arm nnd in the left leg, if she were blind in
one eye and could not see with the other,
r I L J H I ..n I k anil hap mama w... iiwirn
II ne nU IIU Mr" guiuo nn, v. i,
off. if she were club footed, and hod cancer
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on her nose, ana nnu m spit-nre temper,
c t njmrnnfli iinrl sevnntv.tivn tlimiKtinil
lorty inn" "lb - - - - -
dollars, how many suitors would she haver
Henry Ward Beecher any : "I never knew
an enrlv rising man, careful of his earnings,
and strictly honest, who coinplnined of bad
luck. A goud character, good habits, and
good Industry are impregnable to the assault
of al! ill luck that fools ever dreamed of."
"Lovelt Woman." There ia a woman In
rwinnsti fsavs the Times) who keens
grocery, attends faithfully to a fat pair of
twins, does ner nuuse-wnrH, ana yet
finds time to give ner lazy nusband s sound
thrashing three or lour limes a week.
pjfThe Attorney General of th United
Slates nas aeciaea mat a treaty coniiuuiion
allv concluded and ratified abrogates any
Stale law or Federal law, whether written or
unwritten which may be in conflict with it.
Civil Boring. Our clever colemporary of
the Citizen at Gazette, PulnsVi, has a most
inveleale dread of bores, fcoil pours' -forth his
suffering in that line in the following strain,
which we copy with the remark, that we aro
frequently in a condition to sympathise with
"Gentle reader, did yon ever estimate how
many times you are daily called upon to au
swef the most meaningless questions to
make a grave reply to the mosteommon pines
and cjyj remnrk! You never did! Then tho
statistic would astonish yon. We have an
imperfect diary of the suffering of one day
ony, which we'will transcribe for your bene
fit. On thnt day we made two hundred and
twenty-three distinct statements concerning
the state of our health) yvt We were In good
health at the time, and all these kind inquU
ries were made as a mere matter of custom
and politeness! To. the common interroga
tories, "How are you by thi timer and "How
do you do nouV we responded one hundred
and .fifty-eight times. We informed two
jrantlf efrsna sixty persons that there wns no
news, and a hundred and seventy-five that
there .had ' not been a case of small pox ia
town. Eighty-two persons asked ns if wa
had seen Sam, and forty-five wanted to know
which we thought would beat, Johnson or
Gentry. We told a hundred of the. meanest
boras in the world thai it Was none nf their
business how many subscribers we had, and
iniormed hity-o.dd that it was impouio to ssk
a printer if he had any money to lend. One
trusting fellow asked us when we could pay
him fifty dollars, and another if we would
give him our note for fifteen. To the every
day inquiries, such as " What time is ill
"HowdyP' "Have you got a quarter about
your clothes?' "Is'it going to rain!" "Why
the d I don't the carrier leave my pnpcrl"
"Where's that fire engine you were all talk
ing nboutf" "What's becomo of tho commit
tee on subscriptions!" " What's that deep
hole on the square for?" &c, & we returned
answers innumerable; consequently, kept no
Steam Music A Worcester, Mnss., pa
per any one of their enterprising mechanics
hns invented the art of rendering steam
whistles musicnl thus making those nuis'
ances quite as ornamental as useful. . What
on improvment that will be when it comes
into general use! For instunce, suppose wo
aro a young married man, (requires- some
imagination we admit) and have to leave the
endearments of home for business else
where. We get into the cars feeling dread
fully, if not worse the bell gives the part
ing tinkle, the wheels rumble slowly ont of
the depot, and nt that moment the whistle
strikes op "Oh, Susannah! don't you cry for
me" shouldn't we be touched, and yet con
soledl Then, further along, an Ignoramus,
as ignoramuses will, is een walking on the
tracks, and immediately, "Git out of the way,
Old Dan Tuckerl" starts hira one side as
promptly ns the hiss of a rattlesnake, but
still with an agreeable exhilaration. But a
dog is just to be run over the thing Is In
evitablebut there Is some consolation in
"Old Dog Tray" played as a complimentary
requiem. When not otherwise employed
didalic strains might bo given, ns "Wake np
Jake! the fire wants poking" or the night
train might soliloquize, "We won't go homo
till morning." And one instance more the,
young married man, so ingoniously sup
posed above, having got through his bus
iness, is returning as the curs begin to slack
en their pace, what would be more touching
y appropriate than "Home again, home again"
played with a forty-horse power pathos! We
have said enough hurry up tho musical
All ADVENTURE WITH LlOKS III IffDIA.
On the evening of the 14th of March, two
large lions were shot in the immediate vi
cinity of the cantonments at Deeaa. At
about four o'clock in the afternoon, some
native brouuht the intellmencu that two
strange animals had.been nenrOld Dcesa, and
that none of the people knew what kind of '
quadrupeds they were. They were, however,
declared to be neither cheetahs nor tigers.
Captan Wyville, of Her Majesty's 83d Reg.
imenl n aeao snot iiumeuiaieiy suirveu in
nursuit. accompanied by three or four.native.
Ou reaching thu place pointed out, the cap-
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tain lound 10 nia astouisnmcnt, a mu grown
lion nnd lioness. He, however, lost not
moment, but taking a cool nnd deliberate aim
lodged a leaden bull in the carcass of the
monarch of the forest, which brought him at
once to the ground, stone dead. The lady,
not being accustomed to such scones, imme
diately dashed off, with her new acquaintance,
Captain Wyville, in lull pursuit, un round
ing a point, in hopes of turning her flunk,
our gallant Nimrod found himself at one
almost on the top of the infuriated beast.
He had only time to jump from his horse be.
fore she was over his back, nnd hnd fastened
up one of the beaters. The poor fellow's
neril now became imminent, but his two
companions, with courageous hearts, came
up to his rescue, ana niuicseu tne ueast who
their swords. Tho spectacle now became
awful, and inevitable death would have over,
t iken one or more of the brave beaters, had
not Captain Wyville raised his rifle and shot
the lioness through tho head. The skill and
dexterity of the shot was enhanced by the
fact, that thu deviation of a hair' breadth
from the true aim, would most likely have
carried the ball to the heart of one of his
undaunted companion.. Captain Wyville,
however, eem to poises the eye of the
eagle and nerves of iron. For utournge and
coolness the adventure has never been sur
passed; and rarely, if ever, equalled. One
of the beaters lias 'sustained considerable
damage, the points of three of his fingers
having been accidentally struck off by the
word of one of hi companions; he Is doing
well, and ia being carefully attended to. The
animals were brought into camp, and skinned
thi morning. Captain Wyville, with a gen
erosity corresponding with his bravery, has
ordered the sum of 100 rupees to be distrib
uted among the brave fellow who accompa
nied him in hia expedition. iVomy lele-
Keep a low sail at the commencement of
life; you may rise with honor, but you can
not recede without shame.
Wanted. An editor of a party newspa.
per, who ever attended a political discussion,
in which his candidate did not completely
exterminate hi opponent.
Catharine Wither ha recovered 81,800
damage at Lancaster, Pa., of young man
for breach of promise of marriage.
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