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Vl MAUMEE CITY EXPRESS. -
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 183ft.
Got Shannon's Fihancb. We propose
t notice some of the wise sayings in the finan
cial message of out Governor, j ;
I consider the rapid increase of bank mo
nopolies withmlhe last few years, in the. Urn
ted States, as an evil of the Greatest mag
tude incompatible with the eeniusof our free
institutions and highly prejudicial to all the
ereat interests ot the country, weenoum noi
forget, that -we may have too much bank cre
dit, a well astoe little: and that both ex
tromea should be avoided.". r
It will be recollected that Governor Shan
non is an advocate for the creation of the very
inofopolie which he speak eo . feelingly
galiiEt, and that therefore he does not oppose
the system under which they have arisen. It
is merely tho extension of " tank credit'' that
he goes against an extension which has been
too 0 rapid within the last few years'' -and
which, being coevil with ' the increase of bank
' monopolies,", must, in his opinion, be too great
at present; or, in other words, he thinks our
circulation furnished by the banks as too large.
Letui examine this matter. Can a farmer,
worth an estate in lands of the actual cash val
ue of fifty thousand dollars, and. who wishes
upon the same to raise five thousand dollars
in money to assist him in putting in a crop
Svhich when harvested shall be worth twenty
thousand dollars, go to any moneyed institu
ion in this state, and on the pledge of his es
tate raise the five thousand dollars, to be paid
when hie crop is marketed? No! Not one in a
thousand of the farmers of Ohio can do it!
The security is ample, the man it worthy of
confidence, the prospect of payment is good,
but the quantity capital invested in banking
in the state is so bmall that bankers can loan to
the full extent of their means, to those who
ore forced to borrow for a short time; thus ex
cluding the cultivator- bf the soil, .wIiobo re
turns and consequent, means of payment come
but once in a year from all participation in the
credit system of the) country. . Without this
five thousand dollars) perhaps the farmer cau !
do nothing moro that what he can accomplish
with the labor of his own hands. 'With it .he
can give employment, to ji number of the labor
ing population of thVceuntry -he can open
more lands and thus add p the value of the
taxable property of the state, thus increasing
its revenue and he becomes; after paying his
loan, the creator of Teak wealth . --to the
amount of fifteen thousand dollars, adding to'
the aggregate wealth of the state and furnish-',
ing himself with the mean of making further
improvements and further additions to the
country's riches. ?- - -.' ' .-
Under our present financial system is such
an operation possible? Nol Tho farmer is
shut out from all participation in the credit
system of the coivntry." The hewer down of
the forest, the pioneer in enterprise, the maker
of capital is shutouss unworthy degraded
beneath the speculator- in importance, in
matters where ho should be preeminent.' And.
why? Because the odious system of Legisla
tive monopolies has shut ' up money from the
approach of that wholesome competition which
has proved so beneficial in legard to all other
eubjeets of tradeBecause that same system
of legislation has shut out all but. a certain
amount of capital from employment in the bu
siness of begetting' more, thus saying virtually
' ' this country mufct and shall nol get rich too
fast our farmers must take care and not pro
duce too much w are determined that all the'
capital in the state.over euch an amount shall
lie dormant in spite of the people."- And this it
Wilson Shannons doctrine. K -. 4..- - .; i-l;
"But however.pbjectionable the present sys
tem ot banking may be the policy of creating
a new system, at the present time may well be
doubted,? v ' ' w....;-..-;.ti .
It isnly safe for , reat minds to; seize the
compass of reason and launch boldly forth up
on the . .great ocean of truth; small minds, on
tho contiery, like email vessels must keep near
the ehore,'and lay their course by the bid head
lands, and double the well known capes, how
ever distant they may be from the true path to
their port of destination. , What roust be .the
astonishment vf the people of Ohio, to hear their
governor wbo has received their support up
on the ground of his vaunted financial talent,
and his determination to promote bank reform,
nd whose election has been carried fay -the
cry-that rou was the time to lay the axe at the
Toot of financial wore of all kinds, gravely
. tell the legislative bodies, in hie first communi
cation . to them, that bank monopolies . Are
"evil of the greatest magnitude," it is true;
and our financial system is erroneous, unequal
And bear hardly upon many of the great inter
ests of the state; but we had better let it alone
it is useless to talk about mending it now-
let us bear the evils of it,' for though it is im
possible to make a worse, we perhaps cannot
tnake a better! Is this the yoitng, the energet
ic Governor of the third state in tlie Union?
Is it thus that he can lay bff his principles, as
ie divests himself of a garment. -v is it in this
way that he can tamper with the. people of
mighty state andean be do'it with impunity?
Ko! The people that he has abandoned the
interests that he has forsaken "will rise up
against him, and though he cannot overcome
Lib own via inertiae enough to think, the peo;
jil will overcome it for him and an action of
ejectment will be the consequence. ' -
' I. :.," ni CsuBTMAs. Wo are in the midtt
not of a revolution, a they are in PormRyi--'V
but of the holyday.'.- We .wot -'not
that Cants Claue capereth briukly before his
1'ttJe cart, up chimney and down chimney as
i ) ?-;-e'of yore, among this 1, s armed, forest
shootingwhiskey drinking, dicker
Muty. Twdeth he her in rifle ball,
deali ng death to many an ancient and time hon
ored goose and turkey, which being deprived of
life U aet up to be raffled for, with rusty coppers
jingling in a hat.- Now are French fiddlers in
de mand, jerking crooked harmony from cracked
Cremona of home manufacture, strung with
twisted silk, for lack of nerve of feline quad
ruped;' and now ring the oaken puncheon floors
With visitations of cow-hide boot, "right honest
ly laid on, end louder ring the merry joke and
laugh from lungs untortured with a corset bone.
Refreshment comes the lads back up before
the ample fire, with coat tails welt saved up
beneath their arms, with double 'purpose -to
absorb the heat,- and save their drapery and
take, one in each hand, long strips of pumpkin
pie and minced mixing in mastication."' The
girls,- "'xcuse m' ladies,". that you come not
first three in a chair, talk by-rtalk 'mang them.
selve, 'arid titter. - Enter the manager with
whiskey mixed with home-made eweetnin in a
vase of tin, and pass it round. AH drink'd?
Then go it Jeff, on old Zip Coon, and :play it
fast asltgbtnih greaspd. Foity 'chip builders, J
with their adzes keen, dub not so fast away the
oaken plank, as these, well shod all round with
cow-hide sharpened up so that the edges ns
ver turn. These are enjoyments of the rustic
folks. '"J .'.-' ' "i .'""'v.
Legislative. The only matter of general
interest that has transpired in the Legislature,
with the exception of the election of an U. S.
Senator, le a debate that occurred upon the
General Improvement Law' of last winter, au
thorizing a subscription on the part of the state
to the Block of Turnpike companies, in the
Seriate. ' This bill, which is manifestly unjust
and unequal In its operation, and unaccompa
nied with those checks and guards that bhould
always attend Legislative appropriations, baa
found some strong enemies in that body.- - We
think however, that hs friends are the strong
est, and that it will go unrepealed, with all its
deformities upon its head, thus making the
rich counties richer, by the unneeded aid U
gives them, and the poor counties poorer by
contiual draughts upon the state to carry on
improvements in which they are not inter-,
ested. .5". j y.'r-'r- .- ''-'' ) '
We preceive that one of the Whig members
of the Legislature did not vote for Mr. Ewing
as senator.'! We doubt not but thousands of
the good people of the state have been disgus
ted with the excessive man-worship that has
been offered up at the shrine of that really
strong man. . We respect Mr. Ewing as much,
as any man, but we have long felt that the
adulation that has been poured out to him
from many of the Whig presses in the state
could cot be otherwise than a stink in his nos-
thrils if he was the man we took him to be. ''I
Benjamin Tappin Esq. has been elected by
the Legislature of this state, U. S. Senator for
six years; , Mr, Tappan is a brother of the
celebrated - Arthur . Tappan of . New York,
which is all we happen to know about him." '
The vote,1) stood as follows: ' 'T
, For Benjamin Tappan " 57 - "'.',
, 7' Thomas Ewing - . 50-
R."Wood-- ' ,1.
Nicholas Biddle has written another letter to
Mr. Adams, in which he details the process of 1
the resumption of specie payments, and the
parts acted by his bank in bringing forward the
same. It is an able paper as are all Mr. U's
letter upon- finance. 1-4-'i 'i''''' '''-
Thb Bub Tbeasubbrs. . 'i,-' '-;' :s.
1 see them on their winding way; '
- Look how they' make their trotters play!
. Their coat tail swinging backwards fly, 1
' Filled with th spoils of victory., :(;'.;.
, J It is said to be a fact, that the more the
Globe abuses tho Bank of the United States,
the higher the stocks of that institution rise.'
Mr. Price, the absconding Attorney lived atjommended three several times by Gen. Jack
home in more thftn oriental splendor.; . His fur
niture wag of the most costly asd magnificent
descrip ion and brought at the sale much more
than the original cost; t"ffZH
. - . : - ,i - . ' ' . : - Si -7 -:.
i Benjamin Tappan', the Senator elected from
this ttate i taid to be an Abolitionist and jm
old .echbol federalist of the bluest die. 1 ); ; 1
' ChilWhy are those, men that taketmo"
rey for letter colled ' Post Masters?"; ''.
iv FoMer.i-Why.'my child", . ecaue hen
they get a good parcel of money, they pott off
for Texas as fast as their legs will let them, y
" d. W.-lJradbury has retired from he Cin
cinnati News,' His place is to be suoplied by
Mr,U. S, Zeverly7.The New" is the vry
thing it purports to be, "
..-,, V:,f :: .. i ;i. ..."it t -r'fXLf :
Thb siaoBST STottf .-jtThere i a yoling la
dy in one of the Southern states, who has nei
ther arms, leg or body- When she -walks,
she take her head jn her mouth and move on
her hands and tanetff?-.
Classical. A . neighboring paper, speaking
of a law uit, qtiwrt clautwn, calls it "an ac
tion of tqHare clauriutn." ,y . :' ' -
" b o' rjiff. Eyit,.. To take infinite pains
to believe in the science of Phrenologj", and
then,oh submitting your bumps to theexarmn
ation, of a professnr, 1o be told, that you pos-'
sess all the elements of arogue.
Ahotber. To be fully convinced, in your
own mind that, the phrenologist has hit exactly
r-fc''t. - , : '
, Tin Cluiax. To End your acquaintr,n-.-s
all agreeing with him. , ,
"'JmpoutaKT CiuoK.IJavid A" a .E.-q.
has retired- from the editorial charge of the
Wood County Packet, and Mr. Seneca A. Gor
don has been duly Sleeted to fill 'hi seat: This
Sfr. Gordon j tbe getlemart who edited the
H Political T'cWer during its brief existence:
The Buffalonian is edited by Mr J. Whip
ple Dwinell.' . It has improved oflate. ' '
, v for the Maumee City Expreth '',,-' :
' Ma. EurroR i As this is the season for man
ufacturing and filling up petitions, it seems to
me proper that those: interested should know
the law on the eubjectj Las. "Vinter a great
many of the signatures to important petitions
were lost because not on tho same paper a the
petition. 'The statute "says, not shall sny
name of petitioners be written on a separate
paper or Bheet and attached to a petition." The
petition should be on the first page of a full sheet
the balance of the sheet being left to be fill
ed with names. By having three tows ef
name, on every page, about SOU may be writ
ten on one Sheet. The caption of every peti
tion should be To thiJGeneral AisemHy of
th StattqfOhio."-;, . U-r i
Correspondence of (he Courier and Enquirtr,
' " Wabhinotos, Dec. I3th, lfiaa. ' '
The Senate to-day presented a very anima
ted scene. A bill was introduced by the Chair
man of the Committee on Finance, " to further
postpone the payment ot the fourth instalment
to the States;" who intimated, at the same
time, that the present condition of the Treasu
ry demanded prompt and speedy action. 1
Mr Clay was of opinion that the bill ought
te assume a definite shape, and with the view
to give it one, moved to amend it by inserting
the 1st day of January 1840.- On. this JHr.
Wright called for the yea and nays, when
there sprung tip. a very warui discussion nut
only as to the policy of the amendment, but as
to the original import and intent of this far-fl-med
deposite act. , -V . ; . - , :
' Messrs. Benton and Niles were unusually fe
rocious and denounced it as . a trick to raise rev
enue from the people, to distribute among the
States that the safest place for money was In
th pockets of the people, and if this thing
were suffered to go on, we should next be ask
ed to levy taxos for the purpose of distribution
among Corporations they were opposed to
the whole measure, in every shape whether in
that of distribution,' or the- more insidious
though not. less dangerous form of deposite.
Mr. Preston thought it would be better tore
peal the whole at once than by legislating in
this mannor hold out a lingering hope to the
States, when ail must see that it was never to
be paid over to them. , He voted for it origi
nally because he thought it would , be "taking
from the general Government the means of
that wild and reckless extravagance which
had characterized it of late; but that salutary
effect had not been produceed but the same
wild disposition tor profligate trims still exist-
ed. .Could he have foreseen events, he cer.
tainly would never, have lent it his sanction,
lie had been deceived and cheated into its
support,' and regretted that he had sustained
it. - . ".. -.. V, : "J .'"-':'.."
' Mr. Calhoun said thai it had answered the
object for which it was intended, and he did
not know but if any Senator would bring for
ward a plan to repeal, it in oo, bnt that he
would vote for it. .: ': ''' '." ':Zr -'
Mr. C, intimated in pretty broad terms that
all the present distresses of the country grew
out of the boundless extravagance engendered
oythe TariflTof 1834 and 1828. . This proposk
tion Mr.- Clay denied, and contended . .they
were owing to the mal-administration of (he
Government, the reckless experiments of iin.
principled politicians,' but above all were they
owing to the illegal removal of the pu'jlic depo
sitee from where they were - safe in the Bank
of the United States, and probably, taken care
of. " Yes Sir," said Mr, Clay " it was remo
ving with illegal hand the public moneys from
this Bank and placing it in . pet institutions,
which were urged by the Executive to lend it
to favorites and others, that begat the wild spi
rit of extravagance and reckless speculation
that made the excess of sale of publie lands,
and not the Tariff as the Senator from South
Cardura seems to suppose,". : :In the course of
his remarks he recurred to the bill introduced
by himself lor the distribution of the proceeds
of the sales of the public lands among the states
(that Bill which Gen, Jackson, politely pecket-.
ed, and a pliant Attorney .General found justi
fication for) had been suffered to, take its course
after so large a majority Of Congress had pro
nounced upon its merits, and he further said
that if it had been sufforedtb take its course
there never wotld have . been the surplus so
much deprecated by gentlemen.,
. Mr. Talmadge defended the act with erat
spirit and with great power It had been rec-.
eon, but now its denunciation Was a oartv
meesnxe. and be with others, was to bo de
nounced because General Jackson had changed
ins opiuioi,, niiu toe uninai rricnusoi inopro-,
position had not done so. .He maintained that
Uie measure was wise and politic, and had act
ed most beneficially on the states. . k"'"
InNer ;York it had been used in aid of the
School Fund, thur furthering educatinn,an.d fit.
ting the fining generation to support the insti
tutions of rational freedom., YVas it forgot
ten, then, a plan was on foot, at the suggestion
of the Senator from Missouri, to waste - the
whole surplus in a chain of fortifications along
this, extensive frontier!' Where, then, would
have been the money, but thrown away , upon
brick and mortar, that ere thin had been in a
state of dilapidation and decay? .The discuss
ion was kept pp until 4 P. M., and at last
was postponed at the suggestion of Mr. Preston.-
''-- "--.' -v. i f . - !.!.
-. Mr Wright gave notice that he would ask
leave to Introduce a bill more effectually to
cure publm money in the hands of officers and
agent qf the Government, and 4o punish do-
Mr. Clav. presented a memorial from acier..
tiflo citizens, in relation to the late laws of
Congress about eteamboatir, complaining- of 1
me injustice 01 me raws tn many particular,
and snowing that what might be applicable to
steam navigation on the lluasoo, was utterly
onsuited to that for the Mississippi It wis re
ferred to the committee on commerce,
Congress: The war is, commencing-. nd
warm work they will have of it..-. The numer
ous defalcations wiii furnish considerable work
at once. . r r '- .
-.-On rnondny the'jOth the Senate confirmed
the nomination of Mr. Butler. lato'Attornav
General of the United States, to lbe officer of
District Attorney for the Southern District of
lor i'ork, vice i.xr, frice, missing. ''
. ii'he promised Special Report of theSeerata.
ry of tlie Treasury on Swartwput' defalcation
wus transmitted to aoth Houses by the Presi
dent, r.Thiu pave rise to considerable conversa
tion among toe members; but wa not finally
acted "upon. ' - ' --v Viirf 'j- -
A resolution of Mr, Dremgoole, of Virgimif,
proposinir such an amendrnont of the rules as
to require ail elections of the House to be con.
ducted viva voce, gvo rise to a highly spirited.
debate, which abundantly manifested the exis
tence of strong party feeling. v The resolution
was finally adopted majority for viva voce vo
tim? 41.- t . 1 -' :
- The contested election case, between Messrs
Doty and Jones, from Wisconsin, was referred
to the Commute on Elect.onB. i ,''
Messrs. Clay, Preston, and Barton appeared
in the Senate for the first time this Session. -" .
Mr. Sheer was re-elected Caaplaiu of tbe
Senate. Cincinnati JYewi. ' ' - ?
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-' tiATRST Fiiom thb Pacific Extract from
ale tor dn ted Valparaiso, Sept. 1833; received
by the Philip Hone." " ;'",'.'.: -,
t OntheSlst Augustj'the Chilians entered
Lima after defeating the Peruvians at the en
trance of that city. General Obregozo with
about 6(10 cavalry fled to Zurin, twenty "miles
from Lima, and Nicto retreated to the Castle
of Callao, with about 700 men, where he was
deposed by bis troops, who declared in favor of
ueneral Santa Cruz.' There were at last dates
in the Castle about 120 J men, nd should the
Chilian not succeed in 'defeating ;tbem,- their
situation will be very precarious, as General
Santa Cruz was said to be within twenty days
march' of Lima with 9000 men. v It is impossi
ble to form, ai.y opinion of the' result of the
expedition.? Most persons believe the Chili ar
my will be entirely destroyed." A. 'Y, 'Com
mercial. ' y :-''" 'if.te'Jfy-i '''V-ij'.
' : Kentbckit. The Legislature of Kentucky
met at Frankfort oh the 3d inst. - In the Sen
ate, the Licut..,Governor, Charles A.- Wick-
liffe, took the chair as presiding officer, and.
1 fi,nn.MA, . ...... -ninnaj . na.t. 1 ,
Batchelor Sergeant at Arms and . J. J.-. Vast,
Doorkeeper. .-'vt : i' v'--' - -j '
In 'the House, 11. F. Letcher 1W. was
elected Sieaker without opposition;- Th. J.
Helm, Clerk; James tiray, Sergeant at Arms
and W, B. Holeman, Doorkeeper. r ri '',. ,
Mississippi . Banks. A t a meetiner of Dele
gates at Natchez of several Mississippi Banks,
it was resolved to -resume specie payments
on the first Monday in Januarj. The Banks
concerned Were the Flnntere' Jiunk, the Agri
cultural Bank; - and the Commercial Bank of
Natchez. Cincinnati JYewi. .;; i-;4' .y-
A Concert with a Thobsand PcaroaM
Bns. The New York Journal of Commerce,
of Wednesday, states that pn the evening of
that day, at the tabernacle .111 that city, the
great Union Performance ot Sacred music, wuh
a choir composed of about a thowand tingeri,
many from Philadelphia, and other places at a
great distance, was to take place. Cincinnati
AVtos..' , .'!. "' ':''.
A Gheat Cargo. 'the tow boat Clinton,
Capt. W. .Cornell, arrived at New York, from
I'oughkeepsie, with VluO noes, 5U(!0 bushels
corn, bQQ bushels oat, and other produce, the
Bjrgrcgatc Valuation -of which was vabout
$100,000. 'V-... -ii .4.--,rW ,
Caution. Three dollar counterfeit on the
Marietta Bank are in circulation, with a coun
terfeit Exchange Bank stamp upon them.
They are well executed but can be easily de
tected as the paper is darker than the genuine.
CiiU JVeu). - '' - ."- '"1-.-: - ,:f 4 1
Price's furniture was sold at auction last
Wednesday."- It is en'd by the .ew York pa
pers, to have been of the most costly and gor
geous description, rivalling what Benton saw
with the mind's eye in the L,ast Koom during
Adaitfe time. -;;.,' r V,''. "Av.
1-fDrjlTB or-CoMMODOBB' NtcBOMON. We
learn front the Baltimore American that Coin
modore J. J. Nicholson, of the United States
navy, died at his residence, in Baltimore, on
Wednesday evening-, or apoploxy, alter , tew
hours' illness." rWr''i -' -"K':-'-1
LEBiSLATUBB OP BnCTH CaROMNA. Bill
are now under deliberation in this body, to re
move the Capitol or the state from Columbia to
Charleston: to take a census of the- population
of the state;' to -give the election of Governor
to the people, and to prevent the vil , practice
or carrying oeaaiy weapons. ;;;l;V
We cony from "the Kingston Chronicle,' an
account ot the execution of Von Schultz the
Polish General of th Patriot.?. He is said to
have made his will and lett 4000, 100 to the
families of the men killed at ' Windmill-Point.
He expressed in letter to the gaoler' wife
great contrition for Ins conduct, and stated that
lie had been duped into believing that the whole
Province was ready to take up arms. Toron
to Examiner, i '"'.'
,v? tiVoffl (he Kingston Croniclr, DfC fl. v
Exbcttion or Nile Von Schui.tzthb
xradbh or tii Amhrican Brioano. The
Warrant fur.the execution of this person arri
ved in town on Wednesday evening tast, frem
the Seat of, Government,; addressed to' the
Sheriff of the Midland Distrmt,. On Tuesday
the prisoner was removed from Fort Henry to
the common jail, .and from thence at 8-o'clock
this morning he was takea to the clacis of Fort
Henry, and there hangedV !:&;, xr'it.'
The- following letler j the only document
left by Von Schiilt,' which is considered of any
interest to the Canadian public:- ; ' ' ' , .
"'t.'v r'- --. ' IGopy,,.', '-:---;vi.-:F.e
.-' Kingston Jail, Dec. TrlOSS.-
When you get this letter I am no more; I
have been informed that my execution will take
place to-morrow. ' May God forgive them whn
brought me to this .untimely death;"! have
made up my mind, and I forvive theni, To
day I have been promised a lawyerj to draw
up my Will. . I wrote to you in :my former
letter about my bod v. 'If the British Govern
rnent permit it, I wish it may be delivered to
you ib db ouriea on your 4arm. i nave no
time .to write to you because I have great
need of communicating with my Creator, to
prepare for hi presence. . The time faas been
veryhort that ha been allowed.- My last
wish to the American, that they may not
think of revenging my death. - Let n further
blood be shed; and believe me, from what I
have eeeri, that all the etoriei that were told
about th eufjering of ih Canadian people,
ereunlruei Gi ve my love to your weter, and
tell her that I think on her a on mv mother.
God reward tier for all her kindness. J further
oeg you to lane care or W, Johnsou, so that
he may find an honorable bread. , v Farewell,
my dear friend; God bless and protect you. . a
'. (Signed) , , S.. VON ,SCHULT&
" v.ii, ijwj. pultun,, ' 5 j Jr-.tfc"
s- The' President' Messair truvulUd' tmm
Washington to Baltimore, at the rat, of thir
ty-one mile per hour. Fulton' first; steam.
boat wa thought to perform miraele when it
advanced ue the Hudson, at the rate of foer
mile an boat! A locomotive, -with only it
termer, once went irom providence to ISoeton
at the rate of 60 mils per hour. , t
. Nbw iaw n DBBusnrs. Inaccortlarice
with the new law in England, two seconds in a
auej nave eccn sentenced te be hung.
We cut the following further instance of
"British magnanimity" from tlie Auburn Daily
News, ofthe 14th inst. Bujfaiom'utt. - y
' A gentleman in cur office yesterday, stated
that be had conversed with a man direct from
Kingston, who was present at ihe execution,
ef the brave Von Schultz, and ne other, and
that the- bodies were out down, and dragged
through the streets of Kingston, and the sum-;
vii g companions of the unfortunate men com-,
polled to follow and witness the heathenish. inr .
dignity. ' This is British refinement we eup-,
We have just been informed irom a source,
which we deem to be -authentic, that among
the prisoners taken at Prescott, is a sou of the
Governor of Illinois and a sun of the naval offi
cer of the United States in command at Stick
ett'e Harbor. Tho Governor .of Illinois, we
understand xrOssed ' over to Kingsto and
made a demand on the part of the United
States for his on. f-Even e sight of him was,
of course, peremptorily .refused by vthe authori
ties at Kingston.wTVonre'iPdl.' v.- - ' ' ,
- Ihtbbkstinb TO tobacco Cbbwbrs. For
all those whoroll to.baccoasaswect morsel un-.
der their' tongue, or regale their, olfuctories,
from the well stored snuff-box, we liave impor-
tant jf not' " pleasant information. In Prince
George's County, Maryland,-the very heart flf;
the Tobacco growing region, and where oner;
third of the Tobacco raised in the state ha:
been produced formerly,-there is not in 138,,
te exceed half actop.-The state of Marylahd,!
which has formerly- produced from 55.00 to
30,000 hogshead annnally, this year saves but
about 11,000 hogsheads,- and that of tt poor,
quality. ?Nnw then for retrenchment and re
form. .Tobacco i evidently , coming 'up.
Those who cannot suspend the use of the weed
must have a care, or they will; be put ' short
allowance. , Gentlemen Loafers you who
smoke the native weed your long nines will be
reduced to short ; sixes and perchance you
will have to substitute what one of your genus
in New Orleans uses fish scales,- horn-scrapings
and horse mint, rolled in oak leaves.
But that is their look out, and none of our busi
nessstill if every respectable person of either
sex would treat the filthy weed as it inerits,
the supply would be super abundant rto the
loafer population of our country, --'
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&BA80NABMS Hints. The following para
graph is from a clever artipje in a recent lium
eer of the New York Sanf.-.tv.-'.f-VCt.'.-'
"' Every housekeeper, before retiring to rest
should make the tour of overy room in the house,
and satisfy herself that all inflammable articles
are at a distance from the fire and that the
broom with which the hearth is usually swept
is not nourishing a small volcano. The vessels
in which water for domestic purposes is usualrJ
ly kept should be full,, and placed, it possible,,
where they will not freeze for the time occu
pied between fie pump and the bouse has cost
the loss of many fair building which a pail of
water would have saved. Those silent but ac
tive incendiaries lucifcr, loco foco, of spontane
ous matches, should be kept in small quanti
ties, and in a tin or iron vessel or at least up;
on the heart b or a stone shelf. ,il,1-:i,!i-v,.'.
j- Not Canadian resident join oi the Patriot
luvaders when they landed in LanadaJ .rr,-
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' GouRTBttFBiTBRS TAKBN, A .gang of Coun
terfeiters' named Geo. Kershaw, Jerry Allen,
Jesse Shaw .and Harry Gleasorr, were taken
up in Churchville, qn Tuesday last, for passing
counterfeit money on the Lewis Co. Bank, the
first of whom-was committed, and the remain
der found bail. ' They were probably connec
ted with the same gang taken up in this city a
few day since. Hitch. JJem, a j ; y, i
: - Our Yankee traveller, whose .wnting- Jiave
already become, familiar tw the people of every
state in the Union, has -written his fourth let
ter to his mother;,,' Hons it is. . :
'The people of low go their death on balls
but it'aint every chap that cracks : himself up
fur handsome that can get a Woman to dance
with him in a whole evening.' -i tint last night
by a little management, danced with two.
And would yon believe it?) the first'. girl I
danced with, had just done dincing with Loid
Roarer, cousin to -the fourth inchest candidate
for Congress, and, the last time 1 danced, I was
within, ix couple of the Governor.'' Chicago
C The "Auburn; Journal of the 12th eays:-
"Bill Johnson" was.retaken atSalinaOrl Mori-
day night, and is now on his way to Albany in
chkree of the MirshaV r,;". h'M- j
' The gallant. Pole,' Van Shotihz, ' who was
lately executed at Kingston, said he should die
content, if Johnson and Birge were lidnged or
burned, and hi opinion of their merits appears
tobe pretty prevalent.-' 11 ne hero ol the 1 hoa
and Island ha unk into-; very common
plac vulgar scoundrel. 0 We presume Mr. Gar.
row will not allow hira to slip through -his fin
gers quite.. o : easily Ml te did hort ime
since. -'tf ,?t'iyvCV'
:i WbstIndibs. According 'to th latest ad
counts from tho West Indies, 'H the eolonies
ppeared to be ready for Insurrection and revo
lution, in consequence fthe abolition poli
cy, ;'The, date of th account is. Nov. 4th, V j:
.'Th ExBCOTioK i -Auttin Sqidrce, who shot
at wit in iViay rase, wa yesiernay exeouiea
within the walls- of the jail of4hi county; in
pursuance-of the law's ; The Sheriff, Under
Sheriffand his Deputies, attended: the execu
tion, and it was witnessed by the Judges f
Recorder of the city, II citizens and several
constable of the CeontyV'V .Jif-;-.i.i.
. - Ha wan brouirht iau by the Sheriff to the
place of execution about IcVminute before 2
o clock, and in three minutes ,nhe rope and cap
being arranged the Sheriff drew the fatal cord
wbich termiDited-tbsexistanceofthiB wretched
man. jel.4 s ! '.-''.e,jU.! -.',!?-.(:
-. a walking on tothe etnge, lie took lea ve'of"
the ministers who attended him, and sid "J
us, into thy hinds J oomroit my spirit. Af
ter this be was apparently engagod in prayer
until the drop fell, i He struggled two or three
time for the first two minutesjufter thia, nil
wa still. '-He exhibited ho Bymiwms of fear
or -want ot -courage, Atter hanging- ahout
twenty-fir miuntes, his body was tulien down
ana delivered over to nis iriends tor inter ment.
' We understand that, he persisted to the last
In saying that he was so faf under the influenc-j
of liquor at the time, that the murder of his wife
was not the deliberate act of his will a serious
admonition to all who trifle with the intou'
tinf bowl-Roch, Dem. VV - '' "
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J PoFBtATION 0 THB CanACAS. Tho "ifon
trftnl HAmfH fKa-nnnnlist!): fn' T ovveF Can
ada may b estimated at. a!,,;it t, that of
Upper Canada t 8Mvoo, and that of the.twe
races in both Provincg, at 44.000 French, and
iiii nno ri'.nn-lltth. The DODul&tion "cf Nnvn
V'. Tr.inovvif-lr. Priiicn F'rtw.rrl'a Ta. I
land and iuwiou,ndland,i about 300,000. S--
" Fa atbrnal AffectiowI It is mentioned in"
the Nashville, Tenn., Banner, that Messrs. Ed.
win H. and Andrew Ewing, who. have been
named by their respective political friend as
candidates for tbe State Legislature, declined
the canvass on the ground that they are brother
and differing in sentiments as thev do in retrard
to federal politics, they prefer onjoying the inti-
uiircy ana menusmp wnicli ha ever existed oe
tween them lit private life, to risk the interrup
tion of that intimacy and friendship by enter
ing into political canvas opposed to each
otherj'they could not do this for the lake ot
any earthly honors K -i.,. Y&
pKRiORi. A family quarrel, more disas
trous in its consequences than usually happen
has been riging jn -for; -some time past.
The following circumstances were disclosed du
ring the course ol a late trial at the Supreme
Court. -Tho plaintiff sued the husband of his
sister for an assault, 'and battery, and placed
upon the stand ft -witness, a cousin, a young
woman of respectable apjWrance, about twen
ty years of ft(;e, who testified r-o certain fact in
favor of the plaintiff. r'The defendant intro
duced exposition ef tk same young woman,
given some months sgn, in which she express
Ty negatives her testimony ou the stand. ,.8he
was then n? tin called by the plaintiff, and tes
tified th it the testimony, as now given on the
stand was true, and that her lormer testimony
was false; that the defendant and hi wife in
duced her to perjure herself on the first occa
sion by appealing to her pity for them, telling
her that they would havo to go to states prison.
kc.1l she testified all she knew. 1 be scene
was severely distressing to - all who witnessed
it the gir) c0" d with ailhculty, amid Uie tear
and sobs, confess her crime; court, bar and spec
tators were mute a death the generally pas
sionless jury listened with' evident emotion to
the story of her guilt, and by their verdict bore"
witness to it 'truth. -;lf her- story be- true,
what punishment is too severe for the inhuman -wretch
who could thus blast the peace of this '
young cousin, bring shame upon her own fa
ther's house and corrupt the fountains of jui-tite.-l.oucU
Cant.. - ivrA
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'1?j&&t.J' ' P PI LADB LPHi a ;Dec. 18. !
- .The mail from Ilurrisburg is not yet in but
I Jiave seen a gentlemnn who left tha; place 04
Saturday (yesterday afternoon,) when Mr Far,
ley's Committee hd made report to the Senate
in favor of recognising the , Whig House , of
Representati ves; and the Senate was discussing
-resolution to sustain the report, i
V You Will recollect that a Committee to irive
tigate, the affairs of the Philadelphia' County
returns to the Senate had been drawn by a lot
tery. It seems that the names of all the Sen
ators were not put into the box. : The Comr
mitlee was thorofore broken up and another
appointed, :-v ;. , '.
'. The Committee on' the Huntingdon return
have reported ip favor of the tweWligt from';
that connty, -.;ft''-vV'! n .','"; -.. , " , '
.The troops were to start frorfl Ilurrisburg to
day, but I here it reported that some of them
will be detained, Covi d Euq. v.y Wt '
'.,THa FammiI and his PBAs.---About forty
year asd, a farmer at Eddleston, in Peebles
shire, had a' field , of peas lying close to the
churchyard A wall. . When nearly ripe, the
youngsters of the village often stole t hem after
dark. -George wos determined .to watch his
oeas one-tiiffht; so off bo went, ohd seated.
himself upon the wall, for the purpose oftee
ing. better around him. -It so happened that
two yeung fellows of the village detennined.to
frighten old Ueorge, 1 hey repaired to the
church 'yard, ;.''he one with a black -sheet
around him and the other with a .white one,
black sheet was there "before Gaorge and crept,
under a gravestone; the other waited until ho
aw the old man fairly seated upon the top of
iha larnll 1,A tltan . nnt li,a nhont. npntMiit hinil
and advanced straight for George, little dream
ing what was awaiting himself. When about,
half way , through the churchyard,, the black
goat crept fron hir hiding place,' and coming,
round the end of the church, met hi.s white bro
ther eight in the face; both stood nghast-tbottt
fainted and fell. . After a little while tha white
fellow rose and looked around hiin, when he
see again the black spirit' rising from the
earth; ho took to hie heels and ran. cleared the
wall at 4 bound, never once looking behind
him till within' the house and ' the door shut.:
His odmpanion equally frightened, ran- off at
the other side, but did not escape so well, far
instead of running down by the bridge over Ed-t-Hlpatnn
i&'atnr. he nevftr snw it in his rnnrl: hut
plunged right over head and ears to Uie bottom
of the stream. ; Gaorge, honest man, kept hi
eat, and when he saw the spirits ascending
and descending among the graves, he said
'that baith black dells and white deils might
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. Gov. Vance, of Ohio, in his message to the
.legislature says " In the state of Alabama no
tat tax v exists, the state coveinmeut beinir
supported by an income from bank capita,',
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- ; DtsTaessiNO jCA8K.--On Saturday 'last,
about 6 o'clock In the- evening, the coachman
of Philip Hone, Esq.; found on the front stnep
of that gentleman's dwelling, a basket lined
with thick cotton, in which w.'ib a fine male in
funt,' beaulifully dressed end well protected
from 'the inclemency of the night..' .Around it
heck was a ribband, attached to which wa j
neat gold locket containing some plaited bair,
arid un it dress a piece of paper, on which was
written-' Alfred G.-Douglas.'1). In the baiket
Was a letter of which the, following U literal
COpy . ". t. : '" ?..:''-- --r: ; c.""-. ' t. f'J" .:
... Haver compassion ' on - my poof orphari
child.... Its father was lost in the Pulaski I am
a poor! friendless: widow in grange eltyir
Hnd I kept itit would have lingerod and died
with starvation.-' Oht -it will drive me frantic
to think that I must part with the first and only
pledgeofmy departed husband, but if God will
forgive mel- Oh! I do it for the best, but if God
Will restore my health I will seek for it and la
bor for its mamtainance. -. But it will never be.
I m fjt hurrying to my grave. Let it bear
the name of its fat!iar,.Alfrod Godfrey Doog
las. -J can write no more." " '
.v;The letter is without eignatnre. i rf"'
. "sMr.Hone directed his rv to carry the
basket and child to the c- ...mar of the
Alms House, in v ' " ; it now remain.
Hois a fine! ' ilUlfi fellow, and.
smiles i.rt th i
eil i ,. i"
.,0 approach it, iu hftp-
... -anclioiy and distressing,
, r which it has been usher
e the world. .Y. K. Time,
I :,, .v t AiucATtjaB. The ' New York Re
press pay: 'Robinson has 'got out a capital
cancatuieof an embrace in England between
Swartwout and Price. Svyarlwrnit hns""t a
bag of '1,600,000, and Price 1,2 HVCj. .. ..in.'
ay to Stti
Welcome tliou peajlof wo 1 .Vu-o, , ,;.
The oracle of famm " . , .
bope you've got a h t , fi( ' ".'
Since Iv'e in moiti s 11.
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