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V. TERMS -One Dollar,
From tli Ntw York Tribune,
About a week auo we published a litilo
tory under this title, detailing some of the
autluring wftich crime and misery brina up
on the poor of this city, and hinted at the
cause. That story is not yet finished. The
net night after the ialerview with that
neglected, ill used little girl, the same plain
five cry of "Hot corn, hot corn, here is your
men noi corn,' came up through our open
window, on the midnight air, while the rain
came dripping down from the overcharged
sbuds in just sufficient quantities to wet the
thin single garment of the owner of that
weet young voice, without giving her an ac
ceptable excuso for leaving her pot before her
hard task was completed. At length the voice
grew faint, and then ceased, and then we knew
that exhausted nature slept ; that a tender house
plant was exposed to the chilling influence of a
night rain ; that an innocent little girl had the
curb-stone for a bed and an iron post for a pil
low J that by and by she would awaken, not
invigorated with refreshing slumber, but poi
oued with the sleep-inhaled miasma of the filth
reeking gutter at her feet, which may be
breathed with impunity awake, but like the
malaria of our Southern coast, is death to the
sleeper. Not soothed by a dreamy conscious
ness of hearing a mother's voice, tuning the soft
fliuh, mj child, 11 still ind slumber j"
but starting like a sentinel upon a savage fron
tier post, with alar at having slept ; shivering
with night uir ', feur, and finally coranclled
to go homo tremij.ing like a culprit, to hear the
hard words of a mother ; yes, a mother; but,
ohl what a mt'Imr! cursing her for not per
forming an impossibility ; because exhausted
nature slept ; because her child had not made a
profit which would have enabled her more
freely to indulge in the soul and body-destroying
ice of drunkenness, to which she had fallen
from an estate when " my carriuge" was one of
the " household words" which used to greet
the young ears of that poor little death-stricken,
neglected street sufferer.
It was past midnight when she awoke, and
found herself with a desperate effort just able
to reach the bottom of the rickctty stairs which
led to her home. We shall not go up now. In
a little while, reader, you shall see where live
the city poor.
Tired, worn with the daily toil for such is
the work of an editor who caters for the appe
tites of his morning readers we were not pre
sent the next night to note the absence of that
cry from its accustomed spot ; but the next, and
the next, and still en we listened in vain that
Voice was not there. True, the same hot-corn
cry came floating upon the evening breeze
across the park, or wormed its way from somo
cracked-fiddle voice down the street, up and
around the corner ; or out of some dark alley
with a broken English accent, that sounded al
most as much like " lager bier" as it did like
the commodity the immigrant, struggling to eke
out his precarious existence, wished to sell.
All over this great poverty-burdened und wicked
waste extravagant city, at this season, that cry
goes up, nightly proclaiming one of the habits
of this late-supper-eating people.
Yes, we missed that cry. " Hot corn" was
Do longer like the music of a stringed instru
ment to a wearied man, for the treble-string
was broken, and, to us, the harmony spoiled.
What was that to us ? It was but one of the
ten thousand, just as miserable, which may be
laily heard where human misery has its abode.
That voice, as some others have, did not haunt
tis, but its absence, in spite of all reasoning,
tnade us feel uneasy. We do not believe in
spirit manifestations half as strong as some of
Xhe nincompoops of this world would have their
long-eared listeners think, yet we do believe
there is a spirit in man, not yet mado manifest,
which makes us yearn after co-existin spirits
in this sphere and in this life, and that there
is no need of going beyond it, seeking after
We shall not stop to inquire whether it was a
spirit of "the first, third or sixth sphere," that
prompted us as we leu our desk one evening, lo
;o down among tne anodes ot me poor, wun a
eelintr of certainty that we should see or hear
something of the lost voice, for that spirit led us
on; perhaps it was tne spirit ot curiosity; no
matter, it led, and we followed in the route we
had seen that little one go before it was our on
ly on it we knew no wame had no number,
nor kn!w no on that knew whom we were go
ing to fi'ul. Yes, we knew tat good Mission
ary, ari l R'io had told us ei the good words which
4ie had spoken, but would we know her from
the hundreds ju-t like her? Perhaps. It will
cost nothing to .'..nuire. We went down sentre
at. with a light hf-rt; we turned into Cross-st.
with a step buoyed by hope; we stood at the
corner of Little Water-st. and looked around in.
quiringly of the spirit, and mentally said, which
The answer was a far-off scream
of despair. We stood still with an open ear,
tot the sound of prayer, followed by a sweet
hymn of praise of God, went up from the sits of
tha Old lirewerv. ia which we ioined. thankful
that that was no longer the abode of all the worst
crimes ever concentrated under ono roof. Hark,
step approaches, our unseerf-jiide whispered
"ask him." It were a curious question to ask
a stranger, in such a strange place, particularly
ne like him, haggard with over much care,
toil or mental labor. Prematurely old, his days
shortened bv over-work in young years, as his
Cartowcd face and almost phrensieif eye hurried
l".'""tes,as we see the flash .of the lamp
'iit-weiglu !,. .. - .oifeils it ; a man isi
inished if he undertakes to sell meat from u
seosed animal. In a word, freedom, properly
-fined, is not unbridled licentiousness ; not the
vilege of doing whatever a man pleases, re-
4fyniat'nrun"whd h"asdoh'e"m'bre (o retornn
that den of crime, the Five Points of New
York, than all the Municipal Authorities of this
Police-hunting, and Prison-punishing City,
where misfortune is deemed a crime, or the un
fortunate driven to it, by the way they are treat.
4, instead ef being reformed, or strengthened
in their resolution to reform, by hard words
rather than Prison bare. "Sir," said Mr. Pease,
what tafctags you here t this tine of night, for
If .paid- la AdraneettfHiiiht, si, Mnn",i,g
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I no w there U. u object, n laid,,
Perhaps, I don't know a foolish
i:.t s.:i. " - ... n wnim a
en mother!" ""'erable, wilh . Jruuk.
"Come with me then. There are many such.
I am just going lo visit one, who will die before
morning a sweet little girl, born in better days
and dying now-but you shall see, and then we
will talk about the one you would seek to save."
re were soon threading a
where pestilence walketh
ng a narrow alley
in darkne nnA
crime, wretched poverty and tlthy misery go
hand in hand to destruction.
Behold," said our friend. " the fruit. f ...
city excise. Here is the profit of monev anr-m
for license to kill the body and damn the soul ;
proven oy me awiul curses and loud b ows nf
a drunken Husband upon a wife, once an orna
ment of society and exemplary member of a
Christian church, that came ud out of the low
cellars, which human beings call by the holy
name of home."
The fetid odor of this filthv lane had h-.n
made more fetid by the lute and almost scaldine
U .:l , . ... . o
uui rums, umii u seemeu 10 us mat such an air
was only fit for a charnel house. With the
thermometer at 8b degrees, at midnight, how
couiu men live in sucu a place, below the sur
face of the earth ? Has rum rendered them nroof
against the effect of carbonic acid gas P
We groped our way alone to the foot of an
outside staircase, where our conductor paused
ior a moment, caning our attention to the spot.
" Here,' said Mr. Fcase, the little sufferer
we are Rom lo see fainted a few nic-hts am.
and lay all night exposed to the rain, where she
was tound and beaten in the morninc by her
miserable mother, because she had not sold all
" Great and unknown cause, hast thou brought
us to her door?"
Our friend stared, but did not comprehend
" Be careful," said he, " the stairs are very
old and slippery."
" Beat her," said we, without regarding what
he was saying.
" Yes, beat her while she was in a fever of
delirium, from which she has never rallied. She
has never spoken rationally since she was taken.
ller constant prayer seems to be to see some
particular person before she dies. Oh, if I
could see him once more there there that
is him no, no, he did not speak that way to
me ; he did not curse and beat me.' Such is
her conversation, and that induced her mother
to send for me, but I was not the man. Will
he come Y the says, every time I visit her ; for,
thinking to soothe and comfort her, I promised
to bring him."
We had reached the top of the stairs, and
stood a moment at the open door where sin and
misery dwelt, where sickness had come, and
where death would sooner enter.
' Will he come ?"
A faint voice came up from a low bed in one
corner, seen by the very dim light of a misera
That voice. We could not be mistaken. We
could not enter
Let us wait a moment in the
open air, for there is a choking sensation com
ing over us.
" Come in," said our friend.
' Will he come ?"
Two hands were stretched out imtiloriutrlv
oward the Missionary, as Ihesound of his voice
She is much weaker to-nmht, said her
mother, in quite a lady-like manner, for the sense
of her drunken wrong to her dying child had
Kept her sober, ever since she had been sick,
'but she is qiu'e delirious, and all the time talk-
ng about some man that spoke kindly to her
one night, and gave her money to buy bread."
r in he comer
" es, yes, through the guidance of the good
spirit that guides the world, and leads us by un
seen paths, through the dark places, he has come,"
l he little emaciated rorm started up in bed,
ind a pair of beautiful soft blue eyes p-lancej
around the room, peering through the semi-darkness,
as if in search of something heard but un
"Katy darling," said the mother, "what is
Where is he mother? He is here. I heard
Yes, yes, sweet little innocent, he is here.
kneeling by your bedside. There, lay down,
you are very sick."
"Unly once, just once, let me nut my arms
around your neck, and kiss you j it as 1 used to
see you to thank you for the bread and cakes; I
was very hungry, and it did taste so good and
little Sis, she waked up and she eat and eat, and
alter a while she went to sleep with a piece in
her hand, and I went to sleep; haven't I been
asleep a gn jd while? 1 thought I was asleep in
the Park, und somebody stole all my corn, and
my mother whipt me for it, but 1 could not help
it. Oh dear, I feel sleepy now. I can't talk
anymore. I am very tired. I cannot see; the
candle has gone out, I think I am going to die
I thunk you; 1 wanted to thank you for the bread
I thought you would not Come. Good bye
&issec, good bye. -hissee you will come
mother don't drink any more Mother
good b ."
'Tis thv.kt5St earth;" said the good man at
our side let us pray.
Reader, Christian reader, little Katy is in her
grave. Prayeis for her are unavailing. There
is in this City a thousand just such cuses. Pray
ers for them are unavailing. Faith without
works wont work reform. A faithful, prayer
ful resolution, to work out that reform which
will save vou from reading the recital of such
"'''scenes such fruits of the rum trade as this be-
fore you, will work together for your own and
other s good. Go forth and listen. If yott hear
a little voice crying hoi corn, think of poor Ka
ty, and of the hosts of innocents slain by that re
morseless tyrant rum. uo forth onu seek a
better spirit to rule over us. . Cry aloud, "will
he come;" and the answer will be "yes, yes,
he -is here."
j"Should the population of the United States
progress for one century more as it has done
for the past sixty years, and the Union conti
nue, the number of its inhabitants would ex
CLEMENS. ON HILL STIIEET. NEAIl
MO., THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST, 1S53.
23" We wish the editor ef the "Courier''
hstinctly to understand that we are not to ha
bullied into changing the issue properly be
tween us. It is not the Maine
and we won't be scared into saying it is. Let
him stick to the point. A majority of the citi
lens or Hannibal do not want liquor sold in (his
oily. The question is : Shall they say so P We
mean, shall they speak the words with a mean
ng to them in such a manner that their wishes
will be obeyed. The Courier is a well
to the Temperance cause, and js grsat on ad
vict. Your simply well wishers are the most
useless people imaginable. They wish they
themselves had a fortune : they wish everybody
belonged to a church J thev wish th ev belnnirml
to a church themselves; they wish everybody
would quit drinking, they wish they could quit
themselves; they wish there were more plank
roads ; they weuid like to subscribe themselves
if they were able; they wish the church they
attend would build a better, or improve the one
they have; they would like to heir, if thev Mt
able; they wish all the liquor were out of the
country, but they don't see how it is to be got
out. Call the roll of society, and if there i.
only wishing to be done, your well wisher is
present and as enthusiastic as anybody ; if there
if any acting to be done, he is absent. Now wo
have exactly defined the "position" of the
Courier a " well wisher."
The discussion of the Maine Liquor Law
gave him a fine opportunity to expatiate unon
the liberties of our " elorious kedentrv." .n,t
a J 1
ie safety of the heaven-created democracy.
which, like patent medicine, is a sovereign rem
edy for every ill. By confining him to the point
we have brought him down to a plain, simple
common-sense question, and thus arrested the
highfalutin' flights of his genius. Why was not
all this fuss about a "Force Law" LirtpH nr.
when the power to ordain it was given to our
Council by the Missouri Legislature? The
principle was the same then as now.
The attempt to us: a power as old as the city
brings upon those who advocate its use, such
epithets as " extravagant, illiberal, exacting and
ferocious ; " oblivious of common sense :"
" deluders and deluded ;" ambitious and iesign-
ng;' "weak," "pigmies," etc., etc. The at
tack upon our motives may pass, as well is the
comments on the course we have chosen to pur
sue. They, or any other personal matter nr
not points at issue. There is only one quetion
before the people Shall the mnjority have tleir
ilesue, that no more liquor be sold in this cifc?
Other questions relating to the city governmftit
will be as well attended to by the men put tj
office by the temperance men as any other sot
of officers that could be chosen. The P-ennral
welfare in every respect will be considered bv iH
them in selecting their candidate
HCr" A writer in the N. Y. Times, in speak
ing of the proposed Oceanio Telegraph, won
ders whether the news transmitted through salt
water would be fresh.
23" The Albany Transcript insinuates that
" beauty fades so rapidly nowadays that if half
the girls in the city were to wipe their faces on
their handkerchiefs, all their good looks would
go to the washerwoman. '
J-As the congregation of the Methodist
Church in Camden, N. J., were rising from the
attitude of prayer on Sunday evening, it was
noticed that one young lady remained on her
knees. Those in her vicinity gently uudged
her, but without effect, and a closer examina
tion revealed the fact that she was a corpse.
23 The condition of the navy is beginning
to attract some attention. The British have a
fleet of vessels and 22G guns, for the protection
Fisheries, and the Americans 31 gun.
i " 8 jumur, m v,uinueriunu, iv
guns, nas ine command or i'ie iiruisii lorces,
'and Commodore Shubrick, in the Princeton, of
the American forces.
The Kuropa has arrived at Halifax,
jis little news of importance.
Lord John Russell stated that the negotia
lions with the Unted States respecting the Mos-
iquilo Territory were still pending, but hoped
they would reach a satisfactory termination be
fore next session. Parliament was to adjourn
on the 20th.
Lieut. Maury lectured at Lloyds, to a large
company of merchants; resolutions complimen
tary to the U. Slates Government and to Lieut.
Maury were passed.
The Frenchman who was tried on a charge
of oll'ering to assassinate Napoleon, was ac
quitted. Tut Pebu Murder. Cooly, who murdered
three men in Peru on Wednesday week, has
been arrested in Alarshall county, and is now
confined in the Ottawa jail.
23""The leading professional and amateur
musicians of St. Louis have arranged to give a
concert this week, for tho relief of the suffering
in New Orleans.
S3" There are no hands upon the clock of
eternity; there is no shadow upon its dial, The
very hours of heaven will be measured by the
sunshine not by the hadow.
n,,, m vmr .,
MAIN, A FEW DOORS
t extract the following items from the St.
Louis Intelligencer of the 31st.
The accounts, commercial and otherwise, from
San Fritnciseo, brought by the Northern Light,
are quite encouraging. Money was easily oh
tained at reduced rates.
Speculators were busy operating in flour,
which had risen from $16 to $22 for prime
The mechanical interests are represented as
in a high degree of prosperity at San Francisco,
and manufactories in iron and other articles ore
springing up in various parts of the city.
The accounts from the mining districts were
very good, and the yield of gold for the next six
months bids fair to exceed that of the past half
The moral condition of San Francisco was
improving the gaming houses were diminish
Society in California is now blessed wilh tho
presence of women, who are now flocking to its
shores in great numbers.
It was reported that the notorious J uquin
and one if his gang were killed and Im o taken
prisoners, by a company of Itangers. com
manded by Cant. Love, at Tanocha Puss, after
a desperato running fight.
Uov. liigler has taken the Mump for re-elec
tion. His opponent (Waldo) is also active.
25" The sum collected in St. Louis for the
New Orleans sick is about f 5.547. All but
$400 has been remitted, and that will be sent
as soon as opportunity offers.
Jj" Edmund Marcy, son of the Secretary of
State, died on the sloop-of-war Preble, en his
way to the Azores. He was 23 years of age,
and had been for some time affected with a pul
Millerism. The Millerites have been hold
ing a "three days' meeting" here the past
wc;k. They now set the day of the destruc
tion of the world ot May 19th, 1854. They
say there is no mistake about it tins time.
The friends of the administration in New.
York, it is sa'id, have raised a fund amounting to
sitfy thousand dollars, for the purpose of estab
lishing another Democratic paper in New York
city, and Sir. Jons W. corset, now clerk of
the House, is engaged to edit it.
25" Professor P. Baehe, of Harvard College,
died at Boston Monday week.
The lis .scopal Cos vintio.i ior Iowa, which
net at Muscatine on the 17th inst., adiourned
after a very pleasant und hamouious session of
two days. It was resolved to constitute that
Mate a diocese, and a constitution and cannons
were adopted for its government. The elec
tion of a Bishop was deferred for the present,
and Bishop Kemper was invited to continue ttie
discharge of his Episcopal duties until a Bish
op should be chosen. The next Uonvent ion is
to be held in Davenport in May, 1854. News.
Another Railroad Collision Buftalo,
August 23, 1853. A collision occurred on the
Sandusky, Cincinnati and Mad River railroad
estcrday. When the up express train irom
incinnati arrived at Oregon, it had to pass an
ither train of cars switched off the road; through
tne carelessness of the tender the switch had not
Uen replaced; the express train, therefore, ran
o the track on to me switcn, coming vioienuy
intontact with the other train, and badly smash
ingsix cars. Wonderful to relate, no lives were
lost, but several passengers were hurt; among
thetnone man had a leg broken. Une car was
cut completely In two, and the passengers were
thrown on each side; their escape was most mi-raculois-
The train was delayed six hours,
A young lady of New York, named Gilmour,
was kilWd by lightning on Saturday last, in the
village ot Canterbury. According to the Tri
bune, she was standing under the telegraph-wire
which crosses the lawn in front of Mrs. Cun
ningham's bouse where she was boarding. The
wire hangs within some ten feet of the ground;
there was m rain at the time, though the storm
was raging ai a distance, me iigmiiing, u is sup
posed, struck the wire more tnun a mile
distant, followed its course, shattering all the
posts, some to splinters, and a portion of the cur
rent was diverted so as to kill the deceased.
The ravages of the lightning on the posts were
visible for a long distance beyond the spot where
the fatality occurred. Several persons were
stunned and prostrated, but not seriously injured.
The storm came up violently afterwards.
jQ"From the mats of recent California intel
ligence we gather the following items of inter
est: A decision was rendered that will attract at
tention and create some surprise in the Atlantie
States. 1 he court decided that the mines of
gold and other precious metals of California are
the exclusive property of this Mate; mat me
United States have no interest in '.hem, and can
not exercise jurisdiction over them. The de
cision does not include the lands containing the
minerals, but only tne minerals themselves, if
this opinion of the Court becomes established as
law, which we think it will not, it will prove of
immense advantage to the State; by making the
mines a source of State revenue, w hich they
never can be so long as they are recognized us
the property of the General Government.
Joaauix Captured UtheuileJ, and his head
in the hundt of his O.iiiors.' It has been repor
ted here that the Company of Hanger, cuSMuuu
dedby Captain Harry Love, mat with the no
furious murderer and roblTer, Joaquin, and six
of his equally infamous band, at Panocha Puss,
and after a desperato running fight, Joaquin
and one one of his gang were killed anj two
taken prisoners; Hire managed to make their
escape, but one ot tneir norses was miiea ana
several caotured. Captain Love is now on his
way down with his prisoners, and the head of
Joaquin preserved in spirits, One of Love's
Com nan v was seriously injured, lnl
Quarttburg, July 27, 153 T. A. C.
25- Cotton mattresses sure now made in New
Vork. They are said to be superior to the
moss, curl hair, tw husk mattresses. The cotton
telling is prepared by a patent process,
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rRWAY EVENIKG, HKPTEMHKa , IRS).
The dates from New Orleans in the St. Louis
Intelligencer are to the evening of the 22d.
Deaths on the 21st, by yellew fever, 230 1 22d,
The Picayune publishes an account of the
mortality in one family, that of Mr.,D. Wolf,
who has resided in the city for some years, by
which it appears that he had but recently
brought his family out from Germany, one sis
ter, however, having been wilh him for some
years. All except himself were attacked wilh
the yellow fever, and his father, mother, two of
his sisters, and his nephew all died. The sis
ter, who had been some years in the city, reco
vered, but returned to lifo to find that those she
loved were occupants of the grave. All know
ledge of their death and burial had been kept
In Mobile there were nine interments forhe
24 hours ending at 6, r. 20th four of yel
In Natchez the fever was increasing at last
dates, there being an average of five deaths
The Memphis Whig of the 26lh says the city
"is unusually healthy, without any signs of
contagion or epidemic. i
S3" The Vigilance Committee of Montreal
have arrested the Mayor of the eity, Hon. Chas.
Wilson, for murder, on the 9th of June, during
the Gavazzi riot. He was held to bail in the
sum of $8,000, to answer the Criminal Court
of the Queen's Bench.
Three more rioters of the Oth of June have
been arrested. )
23" Ex-Gov. John W. Dana, of Msine, has
been appointed Charge to Bolivia.
23" The number of hands at work on the Pa
eific Railroad, between Franklin and Jefferson
City, is reckoned at 1,500. The work is said
lo be progressing rapidly. .
A0SS or AMERICAN .DESPATCHES. It 18
stated in the Friend of China, that Dr. Parker,
Secretary of the United States Legation, was a
passenger in the steamer Lauriston, which was
lost on the north-east end of the Island of For
mosa last May. Dr. Parker had in charge the
official despatches for the American Govern
ment, which were all lost. His Private Secre
tary, a person of great learning and research,
was drowned in attempting to land, and thirty-
two of tho crew were also lost. The European
passengers were all saved.
Murder. The Kingston (Canada) News of
the 18th ult. says : " One of the most diabolical
murders that ever was perpetrated in this sec
tion of the country, was committed last night
by a man calling himself P. F. Beardley, from
the Stale of Ohio, but travelling wilh the circus,
under the name of Red Rover, on a man named
James McAleer. He was stabbed to the heart
wilh a dagger."
23" The Arab ship Faze Kereem, on her pas
sage from Aden to Bombay, wilh the Bombay
portion of the Indian mail, which left London
on the 24th June, foundered at sea, 20 miles
from Aden. The mails were lost, and 179 out
of 190 Arabs and Lascars, who were on board,
were drowned. Mr. Nankins, the mail agent,
23" Professor Neumann, of Munich, a distin
guished scholar ot Oriental literature, announces
in the London papers that he has just received
from Interpreter Meadows, who was a pupil ot
his, copies of the religious, political and statis
tical tracts of the Chinese d) nasty. The reli
gion therein inculcated, he says, is certainly
Protestant Christianity, but mixed with some
heathenish customs and prejudices. Professor
Neumann will issue, as soon as possible, an
English translation of these works. They con
sist of ten different books.
23" The product of the Victoria gold fields,
at last accounts, was increasing. There was
great destitution among the newly arrived emi
grants at Melbourne. Rents and prices were
extravagantly high. Price of gold at Sydney.
76s. per ounce.
23" The London Morning Herald states that
it is in contemplation to fit out another Admi
ralty expedition to explore the source of the
Niger, with a view of promoting civilization in
Africa, and opening up new sources of com
5TTA letter received at Marseilles from
Mogador, in Morocco, announces that the Em
peror and his son had gained a complete victory
over the Kabyles. It was dearly purchased with
the loss of 500 of the Emperor's best troops.
The loss of the Kabyles was atill greater.
SrcAxsa Lost. The Arabia brines accounts
of the total wreck of the steamer Monumental
City, on her passage from Fort Philip to Sid
ney, on the 15th ol May, with a reported loss
of some thirty lives. She saikd not longainoe
from Ssn Francisco, and belonged to Messrs.
a. o - -.til,: HI.....
valued at $100,000 but was only insured for
Accounts from Buenos Ayres slate that
the city was still besieged by land, but great
dissatisfaction existed In the. Camp of the be
1 ' f a
Monllis, TWO DOLLARS.
a3" A destructive fire occurred in New York
on the night of the 23d ult. It broke out in the
' Tear! street House," and communicated to aa
djoining building. One of the members of an
engine company was struck upon the head ly
Some Of the falling wall., anil tiia aknll fru. .
tured. There was about two hundred guests ia
the hotel, nearly all of whom lost all their beg
' 23" Here is a clergyman's opinion ofnewpa
pers. Rev. Dr. Daniel Baker, ot Texas, seys
he has traveled through a great many Slates,
mixed with the people, conversed at the eoun
try fireside, and preached in the open forest as
well as in the thronged city. Where he found
newspapers hetfoundintelligence, people whom
he could talk or listen lo with nlmsura. and
among whom his good work crosoered. As a
general thing, where a newspaper was not taken, '
ne couiu leu in the slovenliness or the household, 1
the ignorance of the children, and the difference .
in civilization between those who do not; that
traveler in the country will be pleased and en
tertained by the one, while he will despise the
other, without knowing the canse to which, the 1
difference is attributable. . , . v:;-
23 The St. Louis Democrat ssys t The '
counting in the Sub-Treasury department in Ibis
cny was nnished yesterday. The speei oil
hand exceeds by a fraction $1,130,000. So an '
officer engaged in the counting reports to us
23" The Paris Mercury ssys there are to be
no more dram shops licensed in Fulton, a ma- -
jjority of the citixens of that place having re ' ;
uivmiraicu against .
23- The Illinois Central Railroad Com nan '
refuse to transport liquors on their road. Ser--
erol attempts have been mode to impose npotl' -
me omcers oy means cr raise labels and novel
means of conveyance, but they here generally
been detected. -
Flogged. -A scene transpired in this citv
this forenoon, that is all the talk. A married
lady, of respectable character, had been insulted
bv a nerson who wears nanti. Th VnnvrliutrrM
y t , f r " ,
lof this insult continjr to the ears of tha -husband
and another relation, it wss agreed to take sus
marv vengeance on the delinouent. Tha .Lidr
was armed wilh a raw-hidi, and the parties went -to
the place wncre the guilty one was doing hie
business The husband and the relative thorn
seized and held him, and the lady administered a
severe cow-hiding. The affair was witnessed
by a large company. It is the latest application
of the womau s rights, and won t be vera popuM
VUiiuuacuM oi teunquems. Bill ine ywsjMS
said amen. Columbia State Journal.
Fot Riuoelv. This is the Basse of the)
new Fort on the At iunesota Rirer, which, under
the superintendence ef Capt. N. J. T. Dhot
is now progressing finely. The captain under
stands how to push things ahead, end hia having
been selected to direct this important work
hows that his energy is duly appreciated.
Fert Kidgely is in a pleasant location, and will
no doubt become a favoriU station with the offi
cers of the army. For a dragoon station, it
will be much more pleasant titan any other loesv
lion within the territory. Pioneer.
JjOn Saturday night, John Haalon, e reai-t
dent of New York, while laboring under delir.
iura tremens, caused by liquor, seised as ssti
and raised it for the purpose t striking hie wrf e
when he himself fell dowa ead upon the Boor. .
23 A company of Trey, N. Y has josft
got up, for the Hudson River Kaiiroad, eat
about 4a long, and nine and a baU Wda, im
whole cut up in state-rooms ot eight Isat snuam
CAcn room is caicunueu ior one party ear laaaaayt
auu is lurmsiteu wun one soia, lour enasre, -
looking glass, aad a email mahogan bnstrt r"x
table. The panels are painted in leadeeeya
the ceiling hung with silk, and the ftosc isiiadx
with tapestry carpet, lae roetae as iMaiag
from a passage way on the side, and tha. waste)
admirably lighted and ventilated, iu laa fat :
ward part or the car ie a waaa-raea; s ine j
rear a snug little nook for tha us aad eaaaa ,
pancy of a chambermaid. This ear ie inteados)
as an eaperiment. Should it atevt with a yafe ,
ronage worthy or its oomrorto, Mr. t rats lav
tends to have twenty more immediately com
Boiler Maker and Sheet Iroa Worker,
Iain itrtet, beti (Vrrr tad Cirr,
T. LOUIS, no.
TTAVINO fona laa vary fraal aspaaas la araet If AdnHB-
AX si lor muutig Boiian aa laa aaiara ptaa, t aai ww ,
armoMtmd la rural amrv vmriatv af aoliar laa Dar camcosS
aheap! Uiaa aa athar btakliaaaMM la Um Waaiana saaaiiy.
All wno ara la want at wiiara will ana 11 m law laiaiaai vm
,lve w call aaioia puickuius aUawbara.
ftCr Alwayi aa au4 a niMHy af aaaanS haaa SVOlLXtBi
Saaet Iroa Woik saS fapaiilna So M laa abortaM aai ma,
All work warranted.
AuiaM SUt. ISjJ. 43m I
Land and City Property for 8al.
THK Subwriber clcrs lui Um fulluwisf esasribaa
ubl land, to wit I
1st. Tha traat oa whloh t bow lira, aUoalad It SmUaS
outh-WMt T Hannibal, bttwaaa too Mat aad plank toad,
suoiainiDi 100 aorta, aum or Uaa. I Bar ara, o laa acaaiiaHj
a larva I ram ana, ooBialntag T natal, i aaasaga, foroa aa
foot lung, X asUara, a e1 aiiaaaa, aatos aowaa, gaaa aa
tuol bjMua, spring aa4 aiilk aue, fcixl granary) alao, a trga
barn, wt'b stabTing suaeirat fur i huna. wilk wmgam
,hl. I Mr u at U od ut tha datll'ng a ftat rait sisova.
13 feo dp, 11 1 I la mroumraranoa, parlawuj ujbw auaa,
in th. kuri M, a w.'l l aa-at (ailing water. T9
ahoat SO aerat scared, I ot tta ara Ga asaadow, tha ual
ano flrtt rata timber) alto, a abuiaa yoong oraaard of arctaa,
situated near Vnionbill eaoroh, aad ia laa atidiA at a gnosl
neigh bnrbtxd, and oa ul Ik luuM datiiabla iams ot Its.atM
iiflbta. Dtar. plunw. damains. aaerrtos and agnaasn. M
af ei Uinnlbkl. ....
Ind. A ttarA af 40 am, 4 ssilas from HaBBJbnl. all waaw
(.no, ct-alf learan, J balanoa &rat-raM umber, with
naver failing running waur, wtil sdiptad t gevfeai9
Iruil growing. . '
3d. A I reel of SO ante, 4 titles frass EesaiW, M and
fanoa, if teartd. 20 ot wkioh la wail mt fas akwar, 4 nareaef
raluaUa limber. Tbi land is rolling, bat WU a. ' Ss
eU'evr, wheat or fruit growing.
4ia. K arras il Sr.4 rat., limbered laud, Sj snila from
llanaiaal, a! a; aaoo, aa a auuniy road ran ikroagh is.
'froatln, sr M m Musm tuwt, rauoiac Sauk aoras I krt
Sib. A lH or parcel Of groorna ia iae mij ea rueneH,
Ull imm IS. publ
An; all of tha above lands are olrrad fr sal roe). F a.
. Bind la mil purooaarn. xhm uepaaaa. jim
Or le K. A. LOCKVYOOD, of iba trn cf Curia m lUxswooa,
wbo will ehuw tne taya propertf aad sank kiwwa tba lei as.
LOST t teat ! t
A malt Prail Haal' Pan-fcJiils one bind out.
Tha fcn.lrf will ronler s favor kj bavin, it at tais l'f
Iks at William McUauws. o