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HANNIBAL JOURNAL, JANUARY 20, 1853.
. HANNIBAL JOUUNAU,
II AN Mi A Li
Turjrumr, it January ao, m.
O. ( LtMIKim, K.lllnr -nl Proprietor.
TitS HEW ASKttO HOUSE.
Messrs. lllatchford &, Whitney moved into
their new Ofice on Msaid.iy. Tliey occupy
Ilia first Itoor of Collin' new building, corner
of Main anS.Dird streets. Ve were gratified
to ee taste atvt kill displayed by our Han
Tubal mechanics, in (lie arrangement and finish
pf this fine offiwc, and think ve hazard noting
in ylng there i not a hnnd-nint-r r belter ar
ranged one north ni M. J.oius. The room u
dVul 22 by CO feel, with Inch ceiling. Ihe
counter aiid mil wood work is graiucd in im
itation of o.ik, an i is very perfectly done. The
carpenter's vork wat lupcrintendcd by Mr
JVrkcr,- the painting by Mr. Miller.
Jhe vuull i made of 3-8 inch boiler iron, and
is, oovernd by a net-work of 0-8 by 2 inch bar
iron, making it impregnable to the burglar.
The inside door hat a Bramuh lock, while on
the ou.li ide is. p,ne of ll.ft world-renowned Day
& Newellor "llobb" lock, which so success
fully defied the attempts of the English pick
Jocks at the World's Fair in the Summer of
1351.' It bns, also, a " Yale's Magic Lock " on
tie outtii. deor, which is a new invention, and
taidtobo perfectly thief und powder proof.
The vault rests on a solid stone foundation, and
it surrounded with double walls and arched,
Vilh hn'air-chnmbcr on ull aides, so that in ce
of fire, even if the walls of the building fall, its
contents would be preserved unsoorohed. We
understand the cost sf the vault and locks was
bout twelve hundred, dollars.
-, A friend, writing from New London, under
datetjf Jan. lth, says: " Bilthrope and Well
man aifiyed here on. Sunday evening last, with
two prisoners, supposed to be the thieves who
broke open the store of Mr. Wellman, at Saver
fop, some time in December Inst. They give
their names as Clark, alias White, and Morgan
They were brought into Court yesterday, before
Justice Il.irris, but begged for a continuanpe of
one week in order to obtain some important
witnesses, before going in to trial. They are
father suspicious looking phqrnpters; I'ye seen
tiiem both lounging about Hannibal, I am satis
i Red. People in Hannibal should keep a sharp
look out f or all such suspicious looking men.
The Sheriff keeps, a guard foijud the j.ijl at night,
and wilt be ajjt to keep llieiu right side up with
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Tue Mails. There is no regularity about
the mails J no such thing as calculating when
they will come they are said to be tri-weckly
from- Saint Louis, b'ut we don't believe it, fqr
he lust two jnails vcfe ten days apart. The
sound that announce the coming of tie stagp
has got to belike some kinds of that very slow
animal called ocn immensely wide between
the horns. The roads are bad, it is true, but it
is , seriously intimated by tjpse who ought to
know, that if there were any passengers, the
mail would . have arrived " much sooijer
How increasing the weighHo be huuled may in
prease the facilities for transportation, is i
question in philosophy which we are not able to
determine. If any set of mail contractors needs
Capt. Carson's attention more than those having
the control of the route between Saint Louis and
JIannibal, that get must be a lamentabje instance
of hiunan depravity or caieUssqeff, fif pise yip
tiuis of woful misfortunes.
; 3" The steamer Shenandoah passed up last
Saturday evening, on her way to Keokuk, but
finding it impracticable to reach her destination,
returned the same evening and took on board a
fulijuuil of freight, for Saint Louis, from theJmilion 0f State credit extended
)varelwue of Mr. T. R. Seiines.
; Mr. J. P. Moore has shown the editoi
of the Messenger an ear of corn fourteen inches
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IMIbcu uii a iiiu licai tiui jtj
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.' u.iiioi mim riineil umiu m4 in.y cumiy, flul
' 17r6AIWAY KOUNDKY, KiiiRslamlfc
li ., ,....a h..lldil IhH lMive wuikt, lofliiiTly
k. niiiolund k. I.lrliuvr, are .i .ar.'i w w4
. lull! murtilllrjr, I itl "iri. ev - .
23- TlieTflr.vwJng reiiiarus are very proper-
Jy made in the last Tri-Weekly Messenger, in
fcference lo Blatcuford k VuT!tT, bank
rrs, of this city :
They are men of strict integrity asd business
Jhabits. With a capital suffic ient to meet ull de
Mmnds against them, and having sound discre
tion, we think we can say thut those who may
IraniucV business with them will be fairly dealt
. r We will add that they have the entire eonA.-
.dencc of this community.
Prof. UAmTOK gives general aalisfaction by
Ms nerformanees in witchcraft, demonology, &.c.
His"inizioteiiiiile" is handsomely fitted up, und
trials akiltullv nerfonncd, There will be
jio exhibition to-iiiBht, on account .ff the ball at
r";iti IIhIpI t but his nerformances will be
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"continued on Friday und fcuturday nights".
JTHM 1111.. To-night the Ml at the City
Hotel comes ofT. It will be well conducted, be
cause Messrs. Hance 8. Jackson sgre qf Ue kind,
of men who do well wbateyerjhey undertake to
jlo at all.
In fht Srnritrlnn lh morning of thf 7th, a bill
to incorporate the St'.sJouis Savings Institution
was rlnssed. The biH introduced by Mr. Allen
concerning the sale of real estate for taxes, was
passed. The bill provides that tlie person not
in possession or chargeable with laves, such as
ortgnge or cestue que tust, sisal I not be di
vested of his title by the sale, but may come in
and redeem., on payment of taxes and costs. A
resolution instructing committee on ways and
means, to. nujnite lute the expediency of mcr.ru,-
sin salary of sit ate treasurer was passed. An
act to. iucotporate Platte City passed.
In the of (moon a coinmunirilwn was recci-k;
ved from, the (ovtrnor, informing the Senate ;
that he had signs! the act aiMtidutory of the act!1'
to Incorporate the Korth Missouri Railroad Co. j
Mr. Sturgeon offered a resolution, which was ..;
adopted, instructing committee on judiciary lolc
inquire into the expediency of increusing the's
salaries of circuit and supreme indues. Ad-1 '
journcd till Monday morning, in memory of the
battle of New Orleans.
Ai iht Houn, on the morning of the 7,th, the
Senate resolution, fo, fire federal salute on the
morning pf the 8th, in hp.nq of the brave officers
and soldiers at the battle of New Orleans, and
in the Mexican war was adopted. A bill was
reported authorizing the county court of Saint
Lou,is county to subribe $15,000 for a plank
road from Carondelet to Gravois road. A bill
repealing the act concerning game In St. Louis at
chilly was passed. Mr. Kelly, chairman of eat
pfunmltiee, reported a bill for the organization,"
support and government of common schools. sl
The bill simplifies the old act, abridges the num-M,
ber of officers, &c. It was read twice, two jots
hundred copies ordered to be printed, a.nd made
the special order of the day for the 24ih,
In the afternoon, Mr. Steyenson laid before
the House the bank report, and two thousand
copies pfdered to be printed. Adjourned till
In Iht Senate, on the morning of the 10th, a
resolution wat adopted, instructing committee
on judiciory to inquire into the expediency of
increasing salaries of circuit attorneys. A re
jolijtion offered by Mr. Russel, instructing the
committee on banks and corporations lo inquire
into tho expediency of withdrawing the school
and university funds fromthp bonk of Missouri,
was passed ayes 23, noes 3. Mi. Allen pre
sented a bill tp incorporate the JUimao bridge
company. Report from the committee to ex
amine the bank and branches, presented.. Platte
county railroad, with House amendment, passed.
This bill gives the State credit for half million
dollars. Strong feeling of opposition to te-
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In the afternoon, a memorial to Congress,
asking grant of land for North Missouri railroad
was tiasaed. t
the IJmut, on the mojrning flf fhe lpth, a
petition was presented for a new county out of
Pulaski and Osage. A communication of the
Secretary of State was read in regard to the
census; no returns from Grundy, Jackson, Pike
or 1'lalte. A memorial to (Jongress asking a
donation of land to aid in constructing the North
Missouri railroad passed. "
In the afternoon a bill for the relief of Harriet
Hobzy, of Marion, passed. A bill to change
the name of Elkton, in Cooper county, to Otter
ville, passed. A bill making county treasurers
elective was discussed, with an evident dispo.
silion to pass the bill. .
toothing frpj Jeflerson City to St. Louis on
flie IJil), on account of Jjie yir.fcs being out of
In the Senate, on the morning of the J2th, the
bill to expedite the construction of the Missis
sippi branch of the St. Louis and Iron Moun
tain railroad passed ayes 18, noes 11. Half
Bill to renew
aird amend act incorporating the Canten and
llloomfiuld railroad, with House amendment,
In the afternoon, the House uineiiuiiient lu
the Lexington and Daviess county railroad bill
was concurred in. n aot amending an Act
incorporating Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad
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In the ohm, gn .
' "e morning of the 12th, a
bill repealing that portion of law concerning
strays, which requires taker up when title in
vests in him to pay one-half of appraised value
into countv treasury, passed.
In the afternoon, bill incorporoting SlpelyjUc
Academy passed. Bill te change the limits of
Schuyler and Putnam, referred. Bill intro
duced by Mr. Smith, of Bollinger, to repeal in
terest law of 1847, and revive act of 1845.
The House refused to lay bill on the table by
58 to 49. Referred to committee on judiciary.
Bills changing names of Adaline and James Ma
guirt, of Lincob;, to Adaline and James Foster,
n tho Stnate, oa tie i8lh, the bill to repeal
the preaent interest luw, and allowing ten per
cent., wos discusaed all the morning. 1 lie pro
babilities were that it would pass. The Senate
adjourned without holding any afternoon set
sion, the hall being occupied by the ladies for a
In the Ihxtu, .an the morning of the J3th, the.
bill rooking .ovunty treasurers elective, passed
In the afternoon, a bill establishing State road'
from Trenton to Linnu-us, and changing a parb
Hons. Operations having closed at all the
sfnugtiler-hotises, we are enabled to state the
number cut in, his city during the season just
Samuel & Moss, . .
Miller, MgCann &c Co., .
Gano, Shields & Ray, .
T. . Brittinghana, .
ami in not one H
ij)ceJy a tut jieifaa"4,
mid Mili-9, Ai
Total, . .
Hiieu io iu'inmi!i.iru.
It hem iclM by ttionsBiKl
g snre lias it fjill in B'V'g
"'ifiA ciir.'l I'arnlyis, n!iimnaliin.
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AH.c.im., Neural.S.... tiiioal, "''
Inllauiiuali.i.s, ant various oilier ex!e. i,aUlias.!s a,
' WhonKni.IW.il. soothiiiR li-Bupne. is slmoM iinin
! . . .i r..i..,t ulrcr. and it will rem"
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'"' ' " ' diivir, and r,M,.vin!! t
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csus., trcuyrro.l.K.ng a gJ J.
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fill l.,..i,n...il-Mr: I do not a lie n
T We are indobted to Hon. G,
favors received through the mad.
0- Wm. R. Dawson, Esq., late editor of the '
CaO Girardeau Eagle is dead. $
For the Juii'iial.
MB. J. W. BBX01f
Deserves generul oominen'dalion for having
resorted lo his fcrwU when he first came amongst
us, instead of waiting for qme lucky turn of
fortune, or lounging about public houses,
in hone that some one would furnish Mm the
means to re-establish him in his profession,, and
repair the misfortunes brought upon him by un
toward circumstances. Placed by his own ex
ertions, after six months labor, upon his saf
of action, be has, contrary to Ihe expectations
of many, proved himself a master in Ins proles
sion. We have witnessed the performances of
the celebrated Professors Anderson, AUrienne,
Macallister, Blitz, and others, and we unhesita
tingly pronounce Professor Barton equal to the
best of them.
His language is so entirely free from low ond
vulgar witticisms and the cant slung of the day,
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c'lived'"'!''5"'! yolir l.iimnei.t.tlua by liavir Bnd his performance so chaste, so brilliant and
" I'u'iV bn crievou.lv sfflictM for .iBti!wn yeal
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to wonderful, that he cannot fail to please the
At the tiino most fastidious. And, in conclusion, we do not
t 1 HIIUW UL u muuo nucic wiic iijoj ia9a uii evening
a niTtnnM AnVKMBRK.
We find in the New Orleans Picayune of the
27lh ult., the following inU-resting account of
balloon ascension anil Oescension:
We are pleased to be enabled to state that the
balloon ascension of Mons. Petition Christmis
day. from a lot in the neighborhood of the Ous
Works, was eminently successful, and that the
whole party descended, 'not without pefil, but
that they urc nil now sale back again in the
city. The ascension l'W place ut 3 o clock, r.
m., Mons. I'eunoiiu ucuuini........ -
voyage, by three passengers, namely, Mr.
1.1 iv.. i at, Un,i!,vinliire nnd Mr. Ed-
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ward. Mr. IVtin was obliged, en account or
the proximity of the Charity Hospital, to rise
almost perpendicularly lor a lime. The balloon
!;lli.rward nnsspd over a large while cloud
but did not po lliroitBli it, ns was thought by the
multitudes who were WMcmng mm iroiii ier-
iirmu. Alter risinir from ten thousand to
twelve thousand feet, Mons. l'ctin tnea the
wings und steering apparatus ol Ins car, the
wind being light. He found that his frail ves
sel was under his complete command, and that
lie could steer her towards any point of the
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' The balloon afterwards attained the bight of
eighteen thousand feet, the air being very cold,
wlion a stromr wind took him to the eastward
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with rapidity. Soon afterwards, by mistake, o
hair of ballast with a cord attached to il, which
bud been thrown overboard, became in some
manner ottached to the cord which opened the
valve for the escane of the eas. The gas very
soon escaped, and the balloon rapidly descendec.
It struck in the woters of Lake Borgne, about
a mile from land, and about fifty miles from the
city, at seventeen minutes past 4 o clock, in about
nrtPPii furl water. The balloon and the car
slriu-U the water Willi so much force that the
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Ln.l il..-L'.mI"! H 11 .y eo.d heal u;i in- ;' tl,e wizzard of the West, or, in other words,
tint in n tew .lay. Ui-.V wo.il.l. bi-ak out t' . ,.. .
1 Irivr tl ii'd inaiiy iniiill ' i 1 lir'1 """'Willi uur menu unu iciiuvi iiutcu, 1.11. uai.viu,
of the M. xi.m. M-iNiai-p (.iniiiifi.i. l.ui i i,.i "" Go and see him. A sight of his stage, with its
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''.i . i - v..i....;V (i.i Liiiiiiifiii i i loiJ U'-ui noiiii'iiumerous device aud niugiiificcnt trappings, is
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their instruments, upsut. ine uoai ueing uiiui
of cork, with nir chambers around the sides
filled with uas. floated bottom upwards with the
,,r....i .i .mill ii reinouMi i tie na.ns. v" '" lucesitrul Trial TriD of tbe Ericsson Another Great i our nersons c inirine lo me siues. in uooui
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No l.i ii can itesei b.-. i he joy I Iim-I. now l can vr. jn jj)e j.rtal ominerciul and shippinR circles
;tlH,u; b. i, tcf,ure .0 ;,;'!;( .f the wo?ld, nolhing has excited more interest
ur the tru'il.i.lc ' HowauU Ihe dcov.ioi ol milIi 8
mvalinible liinim-nl. .,,,. , , n
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ero iUeTby ihen.nans.n, ' iisp.I v.,im Lir iin-nl. and Iiis amazing feats,
,H..x.mI the in.iM:le. aJ HlraiKliteiie.l lus tinsers in
.i.o.i li.np T us nnliic'i "1" i" Ur .
of lute than the novel discovery and enterprise
of lapl. Lncsson, by winch steam as a motive
Itp.idriire in ioiir.l riiemx i-.i'sw ii'w' power, is to pe supplanted by caloric, or heated
MH.-sia. ;tMiip and rasow, iiriiRUiMi.,
r;,r' Tl ; 1::: I w$ remove the
air; and nothing but the successful app'
viewed. The test, lias, however, ut length been
twenlv minutes after toiichintr the water, the
steamboat Alabama, Capt. Duval, from We
iiimhln Ali . rnmn ntoiiir. when the tiartv were
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rescued from their damn situation, the balloon
and car taken on board, and brought to this city.
The balloon was much lorn and nearly spoiled,
in tho efforts lo save it.
Ve v will tfi.veuied ii.ia.liiiat M. I..ii.i's Volcanic vyitn which, generally, the project has been
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more Hi -aiious than any oilmt M-medy th-t ll" "furnished, and now all doubts of the pructicabil
b,.,.i. ilicmf red. tu tact it "'ak , ity and importance of the invention are dispelled.
"'m! ship Ericsson, constructed on the new
Driucinle. made her trial Irin. on Tut-sduv morn-
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It will alo cure iiim-i ...... - ' 111c, uuwii uiu uttv 01 new
111 l.ir.vi'. vou."
York, and from the
.U1y sw complete triumph with which the experiment
whs uiiciiuuu, mere 11 ecu novy ue no nesiiaiion
ml,, mill mil. Sweeney. '"' U'"13- s01e
.adilh- lmIIs. brui-es. strains, old sores, or
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L.1' ........':.ii. Sli sirilllt. in acknowledrinir cnlorio as a c reat nutiirnl el
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Mr J II McLean Sir: I wi-n to a.Ui my isiiin jnent adapted to locomotion, destined to work a
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it j a lie iAC9Bcnujt:r iroi.uCB io rcl-)her I''"'
comment on the action of tlie City Council-Yv
will help. It was our intention lo attend the
last meeting of the Council, for this purpose,
hut npjr'eetiM to r1 o.
?TH The ".Jllton Trlttrrank. ami Muiison
County Record " is out in a new dress, and is en
larged. Glad to see it like to see our co(cm
poraries going ahead. '' .
2j A two horse wagon load of mail matter
came up pn Tuesday evening. Tlie driver said
if there had been another bag, he did not think
he could have brought the additional vcight.
Wheat. Red wheat is worth 70 cents per
bushel; white wheat i5 cents; but as it has a
downward tendency, those prioes cannot be de
pended on for a long tune to come. A good
dci,l of wheat it is supposed will be kept over
by the farmers mitil after next harvest, when,
as prices will depend on the coming crops, it is
quite likely that more disappointment will ensue
as to prices.
Wood is worth three dollars a cord.
Tubkets Sell at retail from the stores at
75 cents apiece.
an inestimable benefit on mankind
The Ericsson was put under caloric cayly op
Tuesday morningand started from Williams
burg between nine and ten o'clock. At 91i.
5G in.,' she passed the flag staff on Governor's
Island, and at lUIi. J'Om. ar,d JO seconds, she
wag abreast Fort Diamond, thus making a did-
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We noticed yesterday at tlie upper, end of the
landing that several steamers belonging to the
different upper trades had olready commenced
painting, repairing, and otherwise getting ready
lor the spring business. The Keokuk packets
Kate Kearney, New Lucy, Die Vernon aiid
New England will be ready for business in a
day or two. The Galena boats Brunette "d
Minnesota are now ready for operations, and
will start out a3 soon as there is. a prospect of
getting through'. The Beii West is Repairing
ond painting ut the foot of Morgan street, and
will be ready in a few days to tai;o her place in
the Missouri river trade. Intel.
I$E RATLOAD STOVE Y 8.
Commenting on the article of a 'Stockholder,
which we copied from the Brunswnker a shor
time ego, the editor of the Clallicothe (Livings,
ton Co.,) Chronicle sayt,
Col. Benton says and he ought to know, for
he has dealt Very extensively and profitably H
the article that 'a lio well stuck to is as good,
as the 1ruth.' We must, hpwevcr, do the old
sinner the justice to say, that wlicn he does pef.
pelratc a 10, u is generally aroiucrj axi nav,nn
once let it pass the portal of his lips, he sticks to
it as tenaciously as grim Death is supposed to
adhere to u defunct Ethiopian, nnd bears himself
us galkintly in defending it as a Georgia Major
at' a militia training. 'A Stockholder,', follow
ing the lead of so illustrious on exemplar, has, (j
one dash of hu pen', converted Livington county
into a quagmire, and at another at retched the mil
itary land district in Linn from twelve to twen
' iv.neven miles 1 1 lavinir made these erroneous
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statements, cuiur wiiiiiuy or wuuoui exactly
knowing whut he was writing about, and had
them printed, he will, as n mailer of course,'
suck to mem, u noi, um jhiuioh win uijcaru
hiia as on unworthy discijile and a milksop, lack-'
ing'the iiioral courage to stand by his own rick
ety bantlings alter ne lias orougni inein inio ex-
A Stockholder,' in speaking of Mr. Bullitt'a
route, says that it 'goes clean iiirougn ine on
Inn. tired thousand acres of swamp land in Liv
ingston county' and, without stopping to taka
breath, odds, 'and for a distance of twenty-sey-'
en miles, Clean iiirougn nmii in m- military
boundary in which the grant by Congress lo aid
in the construction ol tlie road is ol no valuer.
thus crowding two glaring misstatements fnet
to characterize thein, by a harsher epithet) into
one sentence. ' '''" 1 '
With regard to the first erroneous statement
of 'a Stockholder,' we were informed on VVea
nesday last, by Dr. Isaao W. Gibson, who se
lected the swamp ond overflowed lands' in this
county, that the quantity would not at the out
side exceed forty thousand acres, and would
probably fall far short of that amount. A con
siderable portion of it, too, it is believed, wii(
be contended for by the Kailroad Company, on
the ground that it does not come within the pur
v iew of the swamp land grant.
Error No. 2 of '.a Stockholder' 5s in reference
to the military bounty lands in Linn county. Mr.
Abel Cox, our efficient county court clerk, c
amined tit our reotidst the'pldt of those lands, on
file in his office, and he reports 'to us that they
are all embraced within townships 57 and 68
the first lying between ranges 17 and HO, and
the second between ranges 20 and 21. If this
is not correct, 'a stockholder! has tb.e means at
hand of setting us right.
A southern planter named P., pretty well to
do in the world nou, was some twenty years
(go a poor boy on the eastern shore of Main
land. One of this strongest and most marked
traits of his character was on inordinate love of
money. This, however, is characteristic of the
pedple in them diggings,' where they practice
kinni"2 tra'l'?er (lurinc brisk sea-ens. and
f AD NWjj.
A special despatch to the Republican, dated
Baltimore, Jan. 8, suys :
Mr. Vice President Kino; is much worse.-
His lungs have been sounded one is gone en
tirely, the other nearly gone. It is impossible
for him to recover.
EXCHANGE AND MONEY. '
Ilia j-aoking season having closed, and ua.vi
iration reuiti'tii'K suspended, the"re are but few
MIL, offering, tnd there is no difficulty in n?g-J0f tiie Stale road in Monroe, passed.
tiating good a.ow.ptunces on St. Louiii and theH jncorporu,fc, t,e Christiun University at.Caiitoiv
orth. EUiaty5 t selling
QilSt. .-oui 4 J- per cem prniiiuui.
On New York, i-2 do do
Currency can be t aid at 1-2 lo 3-4 per cent,
discouutfo'r p'-cie funds. There are no lan.
warrants iu market at prcser.t, aid we anUcipate
that they will b higher, a riie are icuiec, and
adviiuving rapidly yt the Etst.
a was .reid twice nd referred to the ca.mm.Utee
on bftV-V,'- A 10 ttt merc"an, BM' g'ocer-'
reducjng license to advalorem system. Itead
iwice, ordered tole priied, and iref ered. Bill
to distribute laws among the several ,evte.
Angthcr tarth'iuake has damaged Acapuleo.
We have received Goodman's1 Western Coun-
trfnit Datr.r.tnr, nrintcd at CincinnatL We
find the following ii its list of new counter
rwr ... ,.jv '
Northern Bank of Kentucky .a ' jr:.
nW'-l . -'ill. .',.. I,.rt nnnl
t.i,if. icwiiiinijji vniuv (. ..b. .v.. v
and 10 on each side. See the scroll held in
right hand comes only down to the rope encir
cling the bale of cotton, and it also extends part
ly over the head of hogshead which lies between
the scroll and tobacco plant. At the right end
see in the words 'President, Directors & Co.r'
ihe 'ft' is about one-eighth of an inoh from cir.
cle surrounding die work (containing figures 10)
at ri.ht end of note. ; '
10s, altered from ones by pasting operation
hold them to liht.
O-Our thanks are dic Jo Hon. H. S. Geyer
for a copy of the Patent office reports for 1851-2
Mechanical. The style of printing Congres
sional Documents seems to have undergone a
very considerable improvement.
Leprosy. The Boston Chronicle toys a clear
lease of Oriental leprosy, similar to that existing
in Norway, is in the practice of a physician of a
JjPOT ON THE WJH.
A writer in the Dcluwure Republican culls at
tention to on unusually lurge spot on the sun,
which muy be seen through smoked or colored
class. The writer adds :
"By a rough measurement of (he present spot
I found its diameter to be about thirty-thousand
miles, consequently occupying an area on the
sun's surface of eight hundred millions of square
i . '
miles, equal io iour nines me lupcruuim con.
tents of our mighty earth. It serves lu give
some idea of the stupendous bulk of our solar
orb when such a vast deduction may be made of
its luminous surface and yet any diminution of
emitted light is jmperce ptible.
"Wehuve seen the idea somewhere suggest
ed by astronomers that the solar spot served
to produce hot summers and mild winters; if true
we may consider our present winter an illustra
niinutes and thirty accundt.' f rom thence she
proceeded down the bay, rounded to below Spit
Head buoy at lib. 2) in., and there anchored
in consequence of a snow squall. She returned
on Wednesday, and anchored off the Battery at
two o'clock iu the afternoon. The difference
between the stated points on Governor's Island
and Fort Diamond, being accurately known by
trianeulation to be seven miles, (itit) vanls. Iht;
speed attained was as staled, about fourteen
miles an hour. The comunwiion of fuel is as
certained to be only six English ions per txventy-
jour nours, a saving, as compared ivak sfcam
snip, omore man eighty per cent. As ihe ship
draws 16 feet 10 inches on an even keel, this
performance at a first trial, has astonished all
concerned in the enterprise.
The great idea which hod, for more than
twenty years been ripening in the brain of the
inventor, nut which 'from the incredulity and
opposition he encountered among men of capital
in his native country, in England and in Amer
ica, he hud been unable to realise, has thus been
substantiated as a real entity. It was fortunate
for Captain Ericsson and for tlie world, that one
of our own enterprising merchants, John B.
Hitching, Esq., who appreciated and relied on
I his talents and genius, determined at all risks
io cnauie mm tomake tlie experiment on a scale
worthy of the miumitiiilc nf I (in Usnn. For this
purpose the latter furni"hed half of tho wjWDjd
tiLvv.Duij iui mc Clliurprisu, UI114 uiainisi wiiuii
his acquaintances of the remainder of the stock.
By this means, and regardless of expense, the
clipper ship whose first performance we have
recorded, was built ot the yard of Perrine, Pat-
tersonfr Swr a. :. in. ....- "! - -
! ,i, and titled up with enginery 011
the calorio principle, under the immediate di-
1 '.. r -!.....: v.
recuuii u.y supervision 01 vupiuiu iui;3uii.
N.Y.' Herald, 7th.
The New York Herald says the new letter
... ,..!., ...;;.;. ;.,! 1 .f....i.i .,..,. ....1;
c 11 . 1; li. in n.ki.ilic niiiLLtc .iiiu uutiutc diu.i.ii., .tin .. . , . " . , '
soon be ready. Then every steamer, every rail "" ne another during dull times. In duo
line, anil 1 . ." - "nw
aboul tune to get married. He went to a neigh'
road train, every staee, every express line, unu
every man, is made a mail currier by act of Con
gress. Letters, in the government envelops,
can be sent 111 any way, ,py nny route, ana by
any conveyance. So says Jhe law.
Great as U the loss which' Gen. Pierce has
sustained, in the sudden olid violent death of liig
only child a fine boy, ten or twelve years of
age the country will be pleased to learn that
the injuries sustained by his wiTe and himself
are nol of a serious character. Such is the ten
or of our advices by telegraph lust night. Republican.
A woman from Ohio, wlio arr.ived in this city
a few days ago, lost a child by death. Being a
stranger in the city and without money, and be
ing a member of the Presbyterian church, she
applied to the wife of the sexton oT the Presby
terian burying ground for information whether
it could be interred there without cost. She was
answered in the affirmative. A kind hearted
undertaker gave her a coffin for the body of her
child, and a generous stable-keeper tnrnisiied
her with a carriage to convey it tp its last rest
ing place. When the poor woman "arrived ot
the ground, however, the sexton refused to ad
mit the corpse until his fees were paid.
In vain the bereaved mother plead her inabil
ity to pay his demands at that time. She of
fered to pledge her shawl, which protected her
from the cold, as security for the future pay
ment of his claims. No, ho must have the mo
ney, and the poor woman was obliged to return
with the body of the child to this city. Here'its
THE RAILROAD SURVEY!,.
Last week we published an article from the
Brunswicker, signed 'Stockholder,' scoring the
Editor of the Bloomington Republican for cer
tain remarks used by him to which the latter
We have hod the honor of on acquaintance
with most of the engineers; ond we hesitate not
to say that they manifest the most stern integ
Their worirVRows the -first order of scientific
ability; and that the work has been perfdrined 03
rapidly as the interest ot the company and the
:ture ol ihe work would permit. 'A Mock
er' complains of the southern line, run bv
Mr. Bullelti says that it is the 'clean, cleaner,
cleanest route' of public l'and'whioh could have
been selected. This may be so: but we thiiik it
luipiopei to say uiiythiiiir for or luraiusl ibis,
that or the other route now. These surveys are
being made foY r!i.ycry purpose of ascertaining
the best route: and when done. "fitrurCS W'J' tefl
which is the best route, anu tnost prohtablo (o
the company. May not this 'Stockholder' of
Gallatin complain more because this line hap
pens to run some six miles south ot fjallatin,
than for any other couse. We will 'not say that
by such 'epistles' he can force the Board to run
the road by his town; nor that he is opposed to
But one tiling we will iy, that self-interest
will infiuenoe men when they are not even a-
ware of it.
And this saying is as true as if we had taken
it from the Bible.
8. LEE & SON,
Urocora, and im-alert in Liquors.
OfH yo&SIGN AN DOKESTIO;
' Wll.tt CAT COKNKH,
Kijn of tbo (irand 4liiental ttltrk Itooater.
Main Strcti, Corner of hird Sired,
' ' ' ' UANNItJAt, MO.
TX7T. Would call the atlntin of o ur put rii to Itie
I VV rfact (hat III" year !." 2 li la clonril, anit Hint thr
boring village, and in the course of events was"
introduced to a daughter of Judge B. '
'Dang fine gal,' said the embryo speculator to
his friends who were gaining him an entrance'
among the elite. '
'How much might Judge B. be worth?'
'And how many children has he?'
'llirec into ten noes three times and a third
over,' mentally cyphered P.' ' " 1
Mere was a chance a glorious chance, and
he improved It, too. lie made lovu to the beau
tiful and unsophisticated daughter of the Judge
with all the variations. Strange to say for he
was as uncouth a looking cub as ever "went un
lickcd his suit prospered and they were mar
ried. The honeymoon passed off as all other honey
moons do, und they were happy. The bride
was lively arid cliutty,'aiid often made allusion
to her brothers'and sisters. Startled ot a num
ber of names he thought should not be in the
catalogue of relations, one evening at tea, he
'My dear, I thought there were only three of
'So there are by my Pa, but Pa's first wife
had eight more.'
'Eleven go into ten no omf nary one
ovtrT said Ihe astonished P., who jumped up
and kicked over the chair and groaned in per
fect agony. 'I'm sold! I'm sold, and a d d
sight cheaper than an old bell-weather sheep,
at that!' J
.. . . Married, --
On th l.Uh 'inst'.. bv the Rv. Mr. Jones. Doctor
T. V. CHAMBERS to Miss SARAH MADpEJ,fcelh
of St. Louis. 1 HIV
body remained two days, until accidentally dis- la-rlii-oved custom of coinmrrcial tiansactions is.
covered by a city officer, who had it interred' in tyf'V I"'?,"0""" ol ,,,e W " "'J i
r . . ' ,' ,,,, . .1 JnoO ill the New Jfrar, ai practicable. Will em i.at-
the city burying ground. If the sexton in this -J, bBar tlll, in mlml ttl,u AtT ,RoMPTI.v ,,,, 'ts
case acted under positive instruction, ne, or
course, is not to blame in the matter, ond if not,
where doe's the responsibility qf such an occur
rence rest? St. Louis Organ nnd lleveille.
Baltimore, Jan. 8.
All business at Washington was suspended
to-day. President Fillmore, the Congressmen,
and citizena generally, attended the inauguration
of the Jackson Equestrian ibtutue. It yvap a
T Ihe People.
I WOULD solicit the special attention of all persons
who know tlieuiMlvt'i indebted to ine, (o (lie fuel
Hist Willi the coinmeiicemeiil of tli.s ymr 1 am l'V.
TEHMINED tocloie up til of my old accounts, either
by C ASH or NOTE', and that an early call and prompt
actio on the )'t of eve'ry ope of my debtors will
oblige .four bumble tervaM,
j.uJO lf ' ' " T. R. BELMESV
VIJE ''" keep on hand during tl.e tenon, a supply.
of genuine and pure liquorice ji.ste, which we
irugp uurieives to sen lower 13 io price, ana upon U
good terms as to time, at any house in tlie city. Wo
will warrant (lie quality, and if it does not give satis-
taction, it can be returned, and we will refund the
ney, and pay cost of tvsnsportetion. Apply to
janSO-at. ' JAMKS R. DRIDGES,
or BERTIIOUD & SON, l'lantem' Warehouse.
PKIliiS 11 ..RENT.
conaicTKD avaa waowsscav avsmao.
We give below, for tlie benefit of our old customers
and also for that of as many new ones as IVel disposed .
to deal wil h us, a list of our 11 It AN Dl l-'.S end Lly
L'OHS. Give us a hearir.g, and be your own judge:
200 UBLS. Jl EC. 'IK I ED WHISKY, lilack Rooster
30 HJll 8. OLD H.Ot'RHON, Imported from first hands
in'' Old Kain tuck."
60 BHI.S. MAGNOLIA W'HISKEV, A. No. J.
2U0 DHLS. CiDI.K V1.L(JAK.
fWJlNDlF.S, H'.VJ jl.XD CIS.
Otarrt Bi'y, Juiwica Uuin,
IT. P. Vin'd do, SdntaCruzdo,
Ilas'audo, New Knglarnl do,
Morceau do, I J'eucb Brandy,
' A.bfignfttedo, J Madeira Wine,
Polt Wine, fjlieny do,
Malaga do, Holland (Jin,
All of uliich we will tell at wholesale or retail,
cheaper tlien tt, Louie prices, lor CASH ! ' . '
I'sris Merr.my copy.
PF ACHES Dried.
OATS. . .
EA.N, . .
IIMUVS, . .
HllTEU, - .
I.AK1), . . .
1 ALLOW, .
pier ii, .'
1 J I 7
$1 ah!;i to
r ( la
tl 75'.i$2 00
i nv.itt t
I.KAU, s .
" ' 8. l!duso, . .
SUUAH Brown,". .
Mil,.l - ..." liUll.u 111!
TOBACCO-iUoou,tofiinmaiiufacturiii(r,$3 OO' 00
' skipping' 2 2V.I.3 25
RecoiuU, - - 1 25t.i2 25
Lug, froui 50 cents to $ I, as in quality.
WOOL, . . . . . iS .5