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VOLUME ___ al rtllcxr Ronst*? 1945.il O.
W. F. DURISOE.PROPRIETOR.
Three Dollars per annum. if paid in adeaa
--Thee Dolta and Fig Cents. if not paid
before the expiration of Sx Monih from the
-diate esebscription-and Four Dollars if so
-d *itin twew Months. Suiseribers out
StT are tqgnig.d to pay in adraare.
silbisitmtion received fnr less than on
gsrmad iis paperdiscontinued until all arrear
C ar pahl, scept at the option of the Pub
-AiI subecripdons will be continued niolem
qsperwise ordsed beforo the expiration of the
Any person procuring five Subiwsrihers nnd
'empig responsiblthsame, shall receive
siz- COPY gratis.
6esa o icuously insertel at Gll
venis per square. (12 It or leoi,) for the first
inmertao, and 431 een each coutiuautmce.
Theose blad Moat orquarterly will he
$per square or each insertton. Ad.
n ot having the nomber or iner'
ona marked on thew. will be continued until
erdbrsil out. and charged accordingly.
' Al Jobirwrk done for persons iving at n
di1aq1nicnust be paid for attbe time the work
iSA.n, er the payment eecuredin the vitl.tge.
-Al'osumuinucatioits adlressed the Editor.
pWiW r will be premptly aid strictly attend
RO ALS for carryig the mails of
the United $tates, front iSt July, 1813,
wsiO-th e(Jue, 18W, isclasive, South Car
-113 will beireeived Attbe Contract Oie of
the P44e (1c1i Department. in the city of
Wahington, until 3 o'clock P 9 of the 11th
y( of Apil 13, (to be decided by the 15th
day of ay,) on the routes and the manner and
time betigd'Gied, via:
IN WUTH CAROLINA.
3189 Fron Adan's Run to Edisto Island,
:15 wiles and back once a week.
Liave Adfm'et Ron every Wedneday, at 6
anr, arrive at Edi&tosland same day by 11
Lmave Edisto Island every Wednesday at I
grin, arsie at Adam's Ron same day by 6
frsemai-caly or tri-weekly ser
;0 "wal-~be considered.
3183 From Aiken to Treadway's Bridge.
ssis-and back, once a week. -
eae' Aiken ewe Thursday at 5 a m, ar
fi t''Efeedway'e i usame day by 1An.
.bAsa 9 e -sa's Brideeer ThaIii y
,W ik ti9. by 8pin.
atGUMasa to Pair SB il'
15 C.,1 iesn .
Lsfretteder's Creek every Wednesday
6' anie at Yorkillo sme day by 11 a
-1avss Yorkeille weery Wednesdf at I p in;
arrisoat Crowder's Cireek same day by6 p m.
3186 From Greenville c b. by Miller**,
Dookiannt's, Cashine, Woodruir Vin Pnt
aou's, William Goldsmith. jr's, and Dr. Av*
tin's, to Greeoville c b. equal tu 30 miles and
back. once a week.
- Lase Greentille every Friday at G a in ; ar.
ris at Greensle pest day by 6 p m.
3167 From Ijurricane to kancockville, 20
miles and back, once a week.
Lea s Hurricane every Friday at 5 a m; ar
rive at Haneockele Me day by II n m.
Leave Hancockville cety Friday at 2 p in;
arrive at Hurricane sawe day by 8 p m.
'3188 From Ltncolinton. N C, by Long Creek
Shosla, Falls. and Crowder's Creek, to York.
Will, a c. 37 1-2 miles and back, once a week.
Lea"e Lincolaton every Wednesday at 5 a
or arrive at Yorknile same day by 6 p m.
Leave Yorkeille every Thuiaday at 5 a in;
me at Lincolntonsamue day by 6 p m.
3189 From Marion c h by Brtton's Nock.
to coawagsboro' 40 miles and back, once a
Leas Marion e h every Stnday at 3 a in; ar
rive at conwaysboro' sanie day by 7 p no.
Leave conwayporn' every Monday at 5 a
in, arrive at Marion e t nme day by 7 p in.
3190 From Traveller',' Rest to Pumpjik;n
to a16 miles and back, once a week.
'~. Tmavellr's Rest. every Wodncesday at
8s'm;'arire at Pumpkintuyn same day by 1
Leave Pumpkintown every Wedncsday at
2 p ma; arrie at Traveller's Recst name dayg by
3191 From Winnsaborotugh. by Graydeni',
to Rocky Mount, 25 miles anid back, onice a
Lease Wiannberenagh esery Thursday at 8 a
uniarries.at Riocky onts.une day by4 p in.
Leave. Rocky Mount erary Friday am 8 am;:
arrivu at Winnsboouhsaeday by 4p m.
1. Sevep minutes are allowed for openiung
ansi eleing lbe mails at aill ollices', where nto
partleular time is specitied.
2. Post Offics blauks, uma~il hag., are to In
conveyed without furthemr charge on mait tinme2
admitting of such conveyance.
3. lIn all case, titers as to tie a for feiture of
the pay of the trip, when the trip is not rutn:
a forfei'ure of at least ne-fourth inimt of it,
when dhe rufning or arrival i.. so f ar behindu
time ae to loe ala connection with a depend
in ail; a.id JE forfeitutre of a dume proportion
of-'t, when a grade of service is rendered infe
rier to that in the cotnract. These fierfeitumrei
may he increased into penalties of higheri
amount, wcording to mime nature or rgnc
of the failure and the iamportance of the unal.
4. Fiues wilt he imposed. munless the dd-lin
un he aaisfactordy explauied in due tme
orfa to take from, or deliver at a poet of
Slee, thi nsmail, or any pirt of it: tor snlkrint
it to be wet, injured, lost, or destroyed: lTr enm
reying it to a place or mamner thtat expu il
to depredation, loam', or injery: ntot arrmrimtg ai
the timne set And for ce::nnmg up or ruiming
an eeqs to tranmwot 'nnimercial inatellimtence
in advonoofthe mnail, a r ?hlty will be csnt
.d eqnal to a quarter'. pas.
-5 '15P --,'ar (.n.rili.-d~ :annithe. em';
truet- for-repeaatd tintu~rs: tar vi~dating tl,
Pest Oice laws; for disobeyinag lhn instruec
tionsof the DePartment; fur refusingy to di,
charge a carrier whena required by tlw' Depart
ment for signing thet contract widmont the
consentof the Postmaster Generat. or foir set
ti upi or rmoing :an exptreen a'. aforeumid.
4, 'h ef- tipammer 4-eal ua.'yiter tim c,
I:IE celebrated Itace Horseund Stal
liton, ARGYLE, will stand the ena
161 Season at the Plantation of Capt. WrV.
-B. Mays, fourmiles south of EdgefielM.
U., on the Augusta Road. lie will belet
to blares at 815 the single visit; V25 the
Deason ; and 33 to insure ; and half a dol
lar to the Groom in every instance. The
money or nu approved note payahle the
15th of Ieember next, must be sent wish
Ieach blare. or she will not be serVed.
Good pusturage will be provided, and
Mares fed on grain at a reasonable price,
and servants boarded grai ic.
A club of ive Mares shall be entitled to
their season at .)20 each Marc, aind should
they prove not in rot, they shault have the
bcuefit of the Fall ensonl grati.. Every
care will be taken oi the M.aies and their
fouls. but tnil liabilitics will be ;ncurred for
escape-s or ;'cidlent. A discount of ten
per centi wil be allowed onr nil monies
paid a thle ti,no of putting the maie.
The Seam'n will commennce on the first
of Fcbr'aary. antd end on i- las of June.
A RLGY L is a dark brown hmorse, with
out white. except it itt, fifteen hands and
threc quarters high; prssessed of uncom
mon bute and muscle, nod a ormn com
hiuiog with perfect symmetry, every ti
setnial #,I* a tace llorae. He is now 12
years oll, having been tinvied in Maryland
in the Sprincof 1831. lie was sired-by
the famons Mlona. T1'onzsou. hiq lum This.
tie, was by Ogle's Oscar. his grandiam by
Dr. Thornton's iuportel Horse Clifden:
his g. g. daim Iy Mr. Hall' Spo : andl his
g.g. g.dam by Dr. Al arshall's yder Ally,
wbo was by L.imisay's Arniant.
The pcrtirmauces of A RUYL E upon
the Tfiv, have plaeed him in the v-ery firt
rank- of Amtetican.llnrses as n Racer,
while tihoe of his get ejsaitle him lei an
eqal snnding as a Sitlio. I In stared
first at Orangoburg. S. C., in Jan. 1S34;
nod rat-at llaruwell, Augusta. Macon,
Columbia and*Charle,ton, two, three and
four miles heats,-winuitg successively 8
races; fiv'oefaliem of four milhests,'btt
ing Pday1Valise6,Rutlte-nake;(3 ides)
LncyGsiton, EsislilFlht, Deitasf, jons&',
(twice . 6ttitsm .- & N e. ''HeI ei6
I o by ascom , in p, . ,. e
circuinstancesoFwhalh are famirar to ev
ery one. Subsequently ie was trainid
and run with greut success ii Virginta;
and in May last on the Central Courso at
Baltimore, afte. 'unning fur the first heat
of three miles, and losing it by a head in 5
ininues 4 seconds, he won the second heat
in 5 minutes, 40 second%. being the best
second heat of three miles recorded in the
Amerienn Turf. nud the most brillinnt per
formance of a year surpassing nil others in
the richness of its aunals. During the
same week, and otn the same course, one
of his daughters. Kate Seali. won the
great sweepstake of sl00 heating R fltne
field with great ease: v-.bl a coineidence
being hitherto unkutown upon the Turf.
ARGYLE ,tond bitt one scasun and so
a limited number of iares. not many of
which were thoronath lredl, yet his colts
Iave won nin- out f eleven eners for
whiclt they have been -tarted, beating at
one, two und three m1i1es. Ohe get of iany
of our best Stallions. bcsidles several im
prtel colis. son'o f I ti'en in trst-rate
timno. Two of hiii. tet. Governor Butler
and Knte Seaton, are now nuitrivallcl upotn
the Turl'by any thin( of their nge.
The owners t4 .\!YL'. in bringing
hit: hock to the St:a.- in which (though
nott foaled) he waS Sja: truined an~d .3nined
his earliest laurels. pa ner.! himt n ish cont
denuce to te Pnb~ilic. no bein': in every
way cr accottnt ofr his bltood. sire a'udt.
foihsperform-mnr' (an ste turf. so re
m uarkable for en-atartre-. a well as'ee'I
nod thue extraorditnn y woececs of his ;g0'.
worthy of thteir crr .,t:,ration.
Januunry 18. !SP if -
Stat ofSouth Caroii.
ABBE VILLE DISTRiCT
EliW~abth Todd,& oilher'. ~BlfrPii~
T pprigto nmy saaisfacsin that
CaoieGrigaley. Whtitfieki Bozemon and
Emeline his wife. Tuaieer Towies ~ad Sarah
Annm his wife. Albert Rtoberuena, geunurinsg
Wahton & Charlotte hais wife. Andeion Simes
and Cornelia his wife. .Mry. a daugter of Mla
ry Brown, deceamed, who has normarried
with some one unknown. Leroy town, and
Daniel Gent andl Nnnev his wifejerondants,
named in she sauid bill.,'are. and rede withot
the imnius of this state: Ordered. #t te said
dfettdantts respectively. do app#'. pleadwm
swer or demur. to ulae said bhil, ithins three
moths fromt this date', or dlecrecogro confesso,
sill lae rendered nginst thaem.,
iH. A. JONE~c. r.. A. o.
A bbevilie. Feb. 18. 1883. m 4
I Exreceufo' .Wice.
I Ll. persons indebted so t~ e'sate of Wmst.
.5.J.(lover, dee'd.. ei r by Note or
Book A ccont, a.re requested Icomne forward
antd settle wsitha Captain G.[ noas, 's ish whiom
the Notes and Accounis are posited for cot
lectiont. As longer indulgen.annot he given.
those wisahtng to save cost sldo welt to avail
t-smselves of this opportu6'. as she Notes
ofce .\cans wsili he put theo hsands of atn
,riat lAe",nle.ctiotn, wish respect to per
sons. Thaose h'd'u demn i annina't the said
c.tnio .are reque-ted to hi I thtem int. tegally
CHAR LE~S J. C VER, rre.itor.
n c.... l-, tr
an. Oficial LettcrfrozmSouth
L-.x., Nov. 8, 1842.
se Q th of lust month an engage- A
ment at Agna Sonta, about 140
aile ma. between the armes t
corn y Generals Vidae and Tor
rico,-.k: the latter was defeated and r
WIi. C, dispersed or captured. ;
.Yiry/ killed--not more than filly,
pMb ore were about seven thou
s 1tn present, of which upwants of
fout were on the side of Torrico% I
who lo tile by his own cowardice, re
for he w first to fly from ibe, fiekd e
and fled~ g :be chances vereudecided- t
ly in bit r. lie rode in great haste to,
Callao- t-on board a Free ceorveTre;*
and he ' ! ministers, and Gen. San j
Roman sumo other-, bavo gone to I re
Chili. - ~
ving 3lo that he hali lost
the day,. tbe oppotedirectinn (rum
Torrico. oppinta unnil he had gone
forty or, hem, 1n1l was wish diflicul- ,
ty ovcr. ad.perstamed that the vic
tory ar that bioth the cummand
era were away at the samte tinc. 0
w amos Feb t2 .
. Lqirf aupcpach,-Iy the briI kl
oisineed, which arnvnaI re
ye , r days frmsin Sisal.wc have
rcyiv vices fruit thesent of war. f
To Capt. , of the schooner Freeland:
and is. demon who, came ties
senger res, we. are indebted for
Merida -the 151h.
.rqs: ' I note addressed to the -
Secret ar, ly Lope:ia de Liergo.
we leur AlexicanA hai e-Vcuatefl
their China, leavitig ins their
retreat.. thojtacicnla.of Chsai
vac. tanese hiA set fire to
theed the church and a re
un ber ga ,g
ofare cuoet, that the
Meic n repuosed from the
Emi gine wsdpafsinded.as a
iaof-the 4sl and Mth ,
it., ring. n"etkbqsy be
cansa 'pon: p
the besi ghairracks.after bnvinag of
ddiven., in _Wag9sts apid - advancedd
guardil ith . .t slaughter. The loss of -h
the Ca! pas on that day was very I t
considerable-of their artillery company
but three ien,. a curporul and sergeant in
W learn verbally, that several promi.
nent men in Campeanby had been killed
by the populace in cousequence of trea
sonable designs. The di.covery of ti iti
plot bad pned much, confuasioan.-Ber. el
The Red River -'redeat.-Tlhrough the il
polieness of the elerk of the Coute J1oveu,. of
we yesterday received a copy of the Na- wi
chitoches Herald. of the 18th, froumt which mo
we extract ibe folowing : '--I is said that pr
Jonesborourh is atnder water. andt some in
other towns in its viciiaity. We doubt, aI lt
Jonesaourough is-situated na very high ly,
eminence. The water, howevter. a Fort
'rowison, Isis risen eizhteen fec highcr i1
than ever bdre known. Tin louillins j
at she landirg have been all swept uawny. -
A great porwo of Faniii county. Tvxa', lI.
i-, under wvaer. We learn fromt this coun- he
ty :hat no less than fifty lives are knowni, .A
even' nOW, to have been 1It. rt
-Amid the general listres. Capt. louk! ne
of the steamboat Ilumter. proeedoled to ,
.'ll creek andet rendered thesulerersr- esver v t.,
wossible succour in his pow er-goingz fruins
iceto pilace, pickintg itp the purvions en
trosm the tops of* the housies and trees: e
tibus rescuing'froms a wuierr grave somtra~
.'ovenzy five nie a hundred persons. Some w,
were ntecsstrly left ii. perish in the cane t.
ai tmer. uz, there was no possibie wuy pi
of rechi;: themn; their ieis ofteui lin-i
heard ahove she ntoise i.f the element. Si alt
f~uitihe oaf Itwli'ins, 14 miles this sidle oft he
Jeonrewenh, are r'-pnrtedm liist, and( Cut.
.3litam, of iy.. with a lady. lis, niece, andithi
a $1r. MLtKenney, perished''-Cres. Ciiy. ir>
Naw O3LKA~n, Felt. 26. sa
Late froas 7tirs.-Yestninuy morning u:1
the steam packet Nepture, Capt. Rollins, Mt
arrived from Galveston, bringing dates tu ba
the 2:ad inst. The news is nimportans. ar
Trho waersof tihe Colorado and Birazos up
rivers had fallen greatly. and were within -
their batnks. Tbe damage said to have ty
been done by the frerheta is not so great as A
was represetd. Ti
The west melancholy result of the fresh wi
et was thme toss of human life. In atli- do
tion to, the four umnfortunate men mention- pil
ed in our last synopsis of Texas news, who the
lost their lives in attempting to drive their hii
cattle from the low lands,, the bodies of wJ
three white men andi five negroes have me
been seen floating down the Brazon river. N:
So many lives have not 'been lest dluring ho
any freshet in this river within thbe rccoh- ktn
ction omf the oldest settlers. d
The nett revenue for the year cndinig Ti
the 31st January, 1343. arising from ex- i.,
ports, imports, &c?., at the port of Galives- hi
ton, amounts to 8103.581 55. ah
The whole amount of Exchequer bills tic
issned by the govertnent fromt Jansus'ry, iei
1842, to January 17th, 18.43, iv $135i,880, en
of which $76.000 have been paid into the
Treasney. Fromt the report. of the sever- 01
al Collectors, it appears that ite amount ly
now in circulationi cannot exceed 820,0010. mm
As goods are constaretly arriving fro~m Eni- rej
enne andl frnm northern pors,. it in fair ,o ci
tt, ad aher ue scheuu.e. la aiupwiug .: pro.
8 rata inicrease of cmnpemaation. within ise ro
strictions inposed Itb law, lor the additional
servie- required, or for the increased speed, if
the enpioynsua or additional stock or carriers
is rendered neerssarg. bat tbo conaractor mnap,
in such cnse. relinaqish the contrmmi, on titnal
notice. if he prefers mt to the rhjnge. 1k nm
also d~sacontinuat or citrail the tervico. he allow.
ing or.e nitl'as extra pay on the amount dio.
7. The paymn'nts will be mrade through
draltes on post oflices or otherwise. after the ex.
piratia of each quarter, say is Fubruarg, May,
August. and Novemiber.
. Tse diastancts are gicen acconing to the
best information ; Ltt to ircreased Iny will he
allowed. s-hsuhi they prove tn be greater t.in
is.adgertised. ifthe Iloets are correcly :amted.
9. The Postnasler General is prohabited
by law from kanowin;gly making a contract 11,r
the tra.siortatsons of the m-til with any persota
who shal, hace entered into any conbimation.
or proposed to enter inato any confiaration. to
prevent ta taking of any bid for a maji con.
tract by any other person ar personvs, who shall
hate tinade any agreetent. ot shat h-tre given
or performed. or prlmoind to gis. or pes lorth,
any conaideration ts tip, or not to do,. anyth'
Fisaterer to induce any other pt.raost not to
for M ulail contract.
10. A hid receiced arter tin, to-w:a: tihe
13t! Aort next at:9 p a. or without tile guiar
attlee reqpaired .y lasw: or that comtbinses "eve
"a. roaiute in otie suit tafccApeation, gnot
he considered in competitiion with :a rgular
proposal. no: adjoidaed to le extr-:ragant.
11. A bidder utay jropiose ditf'rent day ami
hours,of departure atd arrival, provid.d IS41
More ruiumag tlime a asied, aid at is obvious
tAt no auil -onnaesionl or otkeraccomttodation
is prej liced. Ho isny ask fur ta-eritied num
bot of days for moore runititsin; ime t the trip
at certa ibnatus 6f' pcahatry bad nd.
Bast beyon d these castages a paotpws:: for r
vice diiierett from the advertiscatent will pre
rent its being consideredmai compettionu with a
regular bid. notset aside for extrAainoace;
and where a bitt q paitwa naty of the iab.ce al
teraaioans.their ditdd'riatalea will be estimuted
it conparint -it with other -sropusas.
ii. here alyould he but one route for bid ini
-13. The route, the, ,etrice. tle yearly pay,
she bidder'*name atd residenven. avid the name
of eacle mneaiser of the fit in. wiere a company
oflers. shoild be dtictly stated.
14. The foelowin- is the oris of the guaranty
which shostldhle jbcti ed', the first blank with tie
orname of t" gSuaranor.thesecond with that of
the bidder and the Mitld and fourth witi .ths
beiinniAg snd teninating points f the roate;
and ifleO being dated. shonld be s ldb the
guarant,sva@oa musbehwn bg. Witten
-Tbo u eed - guraitities that
--ifhisbi foVcarryin thetwilfro
to - be accepted by 1h U Pustmaster Gan
eral, - shall enter into an obligation prior
to the 1st day orJtly next, with gosad and sur
ficient sureties, to perform the service proposed.
. Dated -"
15. The hidi should he sent undet seal, ad.
dresed to the First Amsistanit 'ostnaster Geu
eral, with -3lail Proposastils its tihe State of
written on the ace or the lete: ansil
shmnid ls despiatclhed ina time to tie receiced by
or before the 13th April ext. at 3 o'clok. p ta.
20. The contrncts are to bae executed before
the 1st Jna1 next.
Post Officc Departasnt. Jamtery 7, 16d1.
C. A. WICKLFFE.
Janstary IS. 184:3 Idw 51
gleasant 1ill Acadeany.
HIE Trustees of tie Pleasant rill,
School respectfully informr the ptb
lie that they haveeengaged the serrices. of
51r. D. WnmsTs and 3r1M S. A)UNTos, fOr
the present year. Mr. White takeschargo
or tie Male, and Mrs. Duatun of the Fc
The School 1ouse is b.ituated between
tho Edgetieldi ansd Mlartitneown Roads.
about three quarters of a nil from Duu
Thie School is now in operation. nnd
will continue until the 15th Decembaer nzext
The long experiense oaf M Whsite, andi
te known accoamplishmenests of \lrs.. D~un
tots, warrant ua its believisng thaot shose
who maty favor themr with their pautronsage
w ill bc well plcased with the mosral andI
anenstal proficiency of~ thesir chsihlren!. The
sitatioan is pleasaint, atnd the nteighbhsorod
hsealthay. lloardin;: ina paad htu-,ecs may
he hand ont ressonsable terns.
.Readint:. Wr'iting and1 .\rithmatic, $:3 fit
E nglis Grammattr atnd Geogaphsy. 4 00
P'lain Trigonomectry arid Practical
srve it snhe late ansd higha
ly approvedi systemt of Jolhn
Gnmtere, - - - - 5 00
Rev. D. D). R UNSON,
WM. BRUNSON, LEsq. : Trustees.
JOEL ROPER, Se.n.,
JOHN liULL, J
Janutary 25 10t 52
TH E U. S. DISTRICT COURT',
DisRIcT oF SourtH C.4Ro.IN.t.
I.V 11.-1.VKRUP TC V.
ITERE AS, Dniel Hoyt, Mechanic,
j ~formterly of New York, truoW of Alh
beville District, State ouf S. Caislinta, hsati
ieda petition,. praying that hc many lbe de
claired n Bankrupt. puratuant to ste Act ol
Congress ofthse U. Statets, made, end nio
ini force, coneertning Bankrupts. andt that hat
muay have thae benefit of~ the said Act ; thei
is to) give nohtice of the quid Petitions, ant
that a hearin:; shereof~ will he hsad bsefort
te Hlonorable Robeert Ii. Gilchrist. Judlgi
of the sad Court, at a Court to bo holder
at ihec Fede"ral Coaurt House. in Chsarles
hi:., r,n 1*mdar te twentieth an? o
March nr'xt it 11 cpslock, A. M., at whieh
place atnd tim" nll persotns timerestedl maa
pa1 ir na:. ;h:-,': emiet. if any they bt,-t
why the prayer of tiue said Potitiuone
should nsot ha gratetd.
Caeso,23rdl dasy of Fsbrsuary, 184I'
Charesto, I. Y. GRAY, Clerk.
3trchtt .4 5
re,4ume ihn' te etitare amount now in cir
utationi will be absorbel i, the course of
3ri-. Gei. Somervell has communien
ed nTang report to the lin. G. V. Hill.
kecretary of War and Marine. containing
full history of ihe iio Grande campaign.
n this report Gen. Somervell has not at
empted in the least to censure Col. Fisher
nd the troops nsler his command for re
taining onl the Rio Grande nod pr ceed
t to Mier, after the balance of t!. army
alt couuiernarched. The llot.-nian,
u noticing the report. remarks:
"ID wO have been correctly informed,
'lien the or to take up the hue of march
or the juncd, of Ith 'Rio L'ria rind Nue
' was issued. at least one-half of the
oops under the command of Col. Fisher
e without shoes andl without horses,
ld but faew hald comafortable clothing.
der these circuime. aceis, an attempt to
tur,14n Tcxas wol:d have been attended I
ilh the loss of a grr-;it ma ny lives. Cul.
isher thierefore: il--me-l it adl-i-able to,
rmceed dawn the ri-.-r, for the purpose of
rOctrin-g hiore.3el vi jTazt*Vion,i for his
en. Trhi nrsoe Gten. Sonerveil, if not
irectly. iaidirecdy emcti'ned. Notlinag
said inl 1he report abeout loaqubordinaatiaiti
- disobeliencei of rlers. :ao- far at4 thaese
Oil are concerned. When I he order %noi
sited it w%.as not intenled t, ex-ted to Col.
isher's cnm~p.my, f'.r (-nu. -,,nervell
ow that they were lot in a condition to
turn. ai ti'ut if they atteinpted it many
,e4 woull he ancrific'..l. t'pon ahc wiah
niwal of Gen. Somervel! frtom the army
C comiandoa devolve I up.' i Col. Fisher.
Ia cotinued to net undea the orders ofa
e governn ent."
Pron te Cincinnati Enquirer. Feb. 26.
Fire an.! loss Life.-We have to an
muuco to our distant readers a most die
orabIle enl:tmity. ' We say our distant a
nalers. because ihoca of ti-t city have a I
o meliancholy and hecarti-ending knowl- c
ge of shc occurrence.
About half pust four o'clock last night a
lire eaught in the smoke honse attached n
a large park establishmtnent. coarer ef y
'a1lbut saraet - and 'Canal. Thia latter I
lilhiany, 'which wrtoccupiei lay. Messrs. I
;&:.A:4oiJ:nnl stored full with pork. I
rd! c,.aaf arji frtttig . l
Set on nxatateat,- tw surrito Ih. -I nt i
mnain Imilding was n 'wide shedl-roof at
atin, running hck the whole depth, and v
is, tot, wah4 sluwead full if lard in keg4. t
rk, &c. The smoke house suood back a
and at tihe soutih.s et nn-le of this im- I
ense pile- a two story lrick building of '
naiderabale size. The buildings were I
utnectet by doorway-a opeuing from the I
e into the other.
The fire was int the smake bonte, turn- a
- intearnaly-the baaibt:- lanad been clos - a
-all bit the opcning, ista' the tatti a
ilding. The outshtea alonr'u ndlol window4 a
this latter were also huitt-doubtless e
th the view of snotheritng the fire. im. o
n-sto volitime. of thick. black St'ke
ared ot of every uopenin tht i wits a
the w:llq. window. nand rot's of each ii
ildin:. A-s alte fire progrreed inwar.l. tl
ithitene itmats ofismtoel! antd petit tp ti
4. hCntA-1 in the last deree. of course d
,rcahcd. At lengti the roof cf the large a
13,e. waVa fior a %iin:gle sectod a hrown up.
a glenmt of fire, qaiack nat.1 Iright as tha
litning ql.:bt. htrut forth. atd then ihe er
avy rao eianseda downtIi al.init %% ith a :anp.
trrible conwciousness of a heir danger at
,b.ed tpon those who were stndalin; .
ar the walls ot the devioted buildiin:. a
0i a trib- secondat 4.f titme aonalV was al- a
.eA tha ta e.c. ae t. Th' t thro #ha.ra
te maighty t-'emet . whhin as naow i
rcessfaal. It hurled the rm" . --- i a caon- e
-.'iona that lnirlr shonok ' ha:: ::rur I. ina A
~rr. ihr.artoa at nt adot atw aGae -e.-oweti
arv. Th'- -.hted raoif ~'a. a ea ted comut- 1t
t.ly aa.ear anad thae waall .aouratedt. fe
And atl aw eni'eda a s.e-tre that beggarse a
faire.- aa:atbere of aaur i~aneei firemen I!!
:re up- it tae r-aof of at '-haed :mda unidcr
a wvalls, wa.herc-mi they coaldl arrest the fa
t wiih t" most adlvanta;.e. Crowds of bi
izens we-re engaae in Ledeavoring to.I
we prpry or ain conversaainn dtirecty I
ider thle walls. Where aire they now ? I
iany ita was known must have been crush~ed e
ienth the falting tmasses, but how manty 11
at whom? Thei flamnes were shtootin;; e
like a volcano from the smoke house ; s.
anal under their fierce heat, thc first du. ti
was to resente the woundead and the dead. al
heart rending duty indeed was thaa.. s'
ie first person whomrt we saw disengaged I'
as Mr. George Silletto. He watajamamed ft
w'umtlcr a fragment or roof, among a I
.e of barnels-hia legs crushead beneath SI
wall, Hie is very badly hart. Near a'
ni was a man dressead in grey clothes a
tose name we could noat learn, lHe as ti
ist shockingly mangledl. and quite dead. s5
rarer the wall was founda the lifeless d
dies of Josoph Bonsnil. an old wvell b
own ci:izen:; Henry S. Edmonds. pork t
aler on Sycamare street; aid Caleb WV. 01
tylor. of the farm of Woaodnutt & Tay- d
.The latter was yet iving, hnt with t1
iskull shtockinigly frnetredl. lie died 6
untt7 o'clock. Tlhe two former were a
ind. An industrious and worthy carpetn. ah
-, namned Chumhrlain, was also, rea- 'a
ash, bat too late. C
This was on the Walnut street front. h
i the side of the shed anay were severe,.I
wounde-some perhaps killed. A
ang the former we bate with peculiar
;rei to say, was Thomas G. Shaneffer,
ork and Snnerintendan: nf eti offc. 0
one o the mnes intrepid of firemen anti
faithful of men. He wast upon a ladder,
reared againdt'a shed. with two or three
others, and was hurled to she ground, ro.
ceiving a severe concussion of Lie brain
and other injuries. filw miny in all were
here hurt, more or less, we are not able td
say,-hut hail the explosion taken place
five minutes sooner their number must
have been ten-fold. On the north side
several persons n ere hurt. one or a wo be
ing knocked into she canal. Providential
lv the dense. stifling amoke had packed
down ho heavy here but a rew minutes be
rore, an to drive most of the bystanders
away, else the destruction ef life must
have been still more deplorable. Wes~am
up onr heartrending account, from the best
information we can gather. thus:
Kiled.-Henry S. FEdwonds pork mer
Joseph Bonsall, late 'President of tie
Wiite-waser Canal Co.;
If. A). Merrill. painter;
J. L. Chamberlain, Foreman, Book and
Caleb Taylor, of she firm of Woodnutt
L Co.; '
- Oh-. a German;
Two Germans, name-o unknown.
Wounded.-Iletry Trp. park inspee
or badly ; Thos. G. Shiler. do. John
lackemnore. dn. George Shilleto. legs
>mnkeb ; Warren Finch, alightly injured;
leniry Alvord, do. do. Wils. I. Goodloe,
lo. A. Opetnlheimer, slightly; Wim. Crip
A sun of Mr. John Rice, painter, was
crously injureol, and by sos-3 reported
After s terrible an array as this, alfe
meunt of property lost. sinks into insig
iticance. It is large, but how large. or
vliether covered by insurance, we cauot
Svic-idr.-The New Orleans Picayune
,r th lei instant says:-A deep and
ainful excitement was awakened among
sr citizens yesterday upon learning that
r. l.averge, President of tihe Consolid
ted Bank, had, in the course of. the
orning. committed suicide in the grave.
ard sin the opposite side of the river.
le survived but a few hours the woutid
v which his self-detruction wias sti'eted.
' we have heard aright on the. sab t
udneel him toas --to - 411.
'this Ietier anticipates shat hs motives
ill he misconstrued. lost? positively denies
has any misconduct of his own had led hit
hall. it) s-erifice himself. not is it believed
y our citizens that -uch A as the case.
ihe decessd had exer'ciied almost-ahso.
se otitrol in the inanageneut of the
3tk over which he presided, and pled.
el as h.. hah been to the stockbesidders
ud sme public In endeavoring to Iring
hout its resumption, he founl the care,
nd resiponisibilities of his pmsition too
verwhelinstig fur him anid suught to es
rape frotm them in deati inflicted by hi-s
Al. Lavergue wse a entlerman of great
nissnty and elegance of tanerm. o'iis.
naini,led connectionet, uad is addi in tit
ve advanage,s of his elevated social posi.
On, he psesseJed the unqsalified confi.
nce amt esteein oft our buesisas cuiommu
Mnetonics.-The following pnragraph3
encerning the ottoet rcemarkable exhibi
nsjsa (if iuimeory. by 'roessor GCourand.
1%V in this ity. is firon tile tC4setsucrcial
Averiiser of Thursday. Prf. G.. whit
ows tha: this is 11win; nest to any extra
rdinary pwvr of1 hi4 owln, but to the
racieco ol' a systenm of Mirmieconics, which
sy hee leaaned by all. w ill give fusthser
tamlehisl of its extentt th:i.t evrenius at the
nmeranss lustitse.-.Y. Y. T1rilsune.
The .y,.:cms ofh are ificint isemoary, inivenS
'I yv "hr. (sauraud. aned partially exhihi
d bey hitm ini its resnits at the close ohf his
venii':; lectures ott then lanctsarium,
nolt oenly e'xceediealy curisone. hut rich
premiss'eel ofsmost valuale coaseqoces;
.' n . (moonraud alleges, hn es sensac
ther's hotw teo acqtuire the same cxtraor
tinay powessr that lhe ponessesof charg
g the mnemory with uesnmitod details of'
lets, dates, calculatiuons, nartise, fairmna.e
;. Ihis own exploits an 'hi's lisne are per
:tly astonishin:;; imasters of te most
smpex and heteroegenaeouss character he
ours forth with surprisin;; facility and ae
nacy ; and it really aloe" scorn that his
stem i's adequate toe the retention of any
isig andi every thling which it may bo
eirable to remsewther. He pruposes
son o give a course oaflectures specifical
on this suhject.iu which the plan wifl be
illy developed ; and he pledges himself
sat say peson, of ordintary inte'digence,
tall be enabled speedily to deomplish
onders of recollections greater even than
sy of those he has yet exhibited. As a
'stof his method's unfailing power. he
sys that he wrill distribute among his aus
ien fifty slips of paper. on whieh shall
Swritten, by fifty diff'erent persons,
hat ever they choose to put down-scraps
'setro, rows of figures. uncouth names,
tes oh' events. &c.-and shat after only
rice reading, he will repeat all thoso
ry things, backward or' forward, without.
single error or omission. This seems
urd o believe ; but we do not know how
disbeliev'e it arter seeing what Mr.
ourand has done and does nightly before
3FE ery esrption executed with
) net esedespateb~at the Oee.