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JOURNAL AND UNION.
Hannibal, itto., Srptttutier 4, 1841.
JOlUNAl, AND UNIUN.
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, Jlaunihil papers:
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, rents. Cards not excelling six lines, per yr, $S.
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el column, 13 naif column, tiij a whole col
. "-All notirfu, except mariiegct and death, will be
' clmrrd as sdveilisemeiita.
Agents for the Journal and Union.
W. K. Slorer, Mempl.i,8i-otUii.l CV, Mo.
.Win, N. Penitand Iff. B. Twyman, ol Paris, Mo.
K. H. Buchanan and Julm A.CJuailes, ol Florida.
Tlioirai K. Thompson, ol Palmyra.
Wis. O. Young, ol' New London.
U Canteibury, r.( Mexico.
Mr. Hlskcy, of Clinton.
rWtiinleiB ar requested to allow as to add llicin
"" The above naofeA gentlemen an? aulliorizH to five
receipts for money due lh Western Unron " Ortice.
Ageat ill M. Louis. James 'J'rabw, firm of
Trabue H .Sons, CoHimiwton id Forwarding Mel
chants, !i. W. earner I'ine did C'oiiMoefeiat streets.
The paper is issued this week on new type.
Its appearance is now more umTorni. The type
is clear. distinct, end small enough to enable us
to give a larger amount of reading matter. The
paper will bo enlarged from lime to lime, to
' meet the wants of tho community.
To THE OLD "JoC1AL" SUBSCRIBERS. YoU
wish to know, doubtless, how we came to be so
kind as voluntarily to fill out your subscriptions
when wo ha J "law and morality" on our side,
and after standing on our reserved rights for a
whole year. Well, it was partly on your ac
count, and partly on our own. In tho first
place, wo wanted the name of the Journal at-
l tuched to that of our paper, because it was more
widely known, having been published hero a
good many years ; it also designates the place of
- publication. Ia the nxt place, though we
were un W no kind of obligation to discharge
" a debt wo never owed, yet we found you were
oissatisfiod, and likely to continue so. Now,
when tin's unexpired time for which you sub
scribed to he Journal shall havo been made up
to you, you ea i uo jut ii yen please sbout sub
' scribing to our paper. Yo'.i will be considered
under no obligation to do si. We are not setting
a trap to catch your sucb-criptions though we
should be very happy to r.t cive them.
'V To "Jourkai." Subscribers The names
of all living in the city, wilh whose residence
the carrier is acquainted, have been placed on
' our subscription list, and marked "paid" for
I the time which the "Journal "was delinquent;
- the others must tell us where to send their pa.
, pers. Subscribers living in South Hannibal or
. the vicinity, will have to give us instructions,
, lliat we may know whether they desire to get.
their papers at this office, or at the postoffice.
11 tho names are sent to at tho country post
. cilices. If any have moved away, tho post
masters will please return the papers to this
office. ' '-
;Thert are two names on the Shelbyville list,
o badly written that wa cannot read them ; one
"'oii Ihei Memphis list; one in Madisonville ; one
in New London; one at Indian Creek. We
aimi as promised a week or two ago, to fill out
every subscription if any are overlooked, they
will inform u of the fact.
Camp Meeting. The Camp Meeting be
tween this city and Palmyra was largely at
tended last Sunday. Every sort of vehicle ws
called into requisition, there being a general
desire to be at this Meeting. The ground was
well chosen. To stay in that secluded spot a
week, constantly engaged in religious exercises,
teem) certainly well calculated to draw people's
toinds away from the scenes which occupy the
business thoughts of every day life. There is
something about a scenery entirely natural,
wnicn lends to induce serious contemplation
Aside -from the effeo t of the preaching, there
is something in the consciousness that many
- - mci in uiiu unusuui place
.--"-oil actuated by a single motive, and that a
very solemn one.
CiiKAr Tbavelino Cueaf Freights. The
old lino of packets is now taking passengers to
St. Louis at dm dollar freights about a picayune
a hundred, or half price.
Tat) UtooEST Beet or all. Mr. J. Good-
win left it our office last week, a beet measuring
..; . twenty ana a hall mehes in circumference.
Death it Dbowniko. Charles Muer,
Whilo attempting to swim across the mouth of
Qio Bay, about two miles above this city, yes
terday morning, was drowned. He was taken
out in less than half an hour and attempts made
to resuscitate him. Mr. Muer was about 35
years old, lie had no family.
Lone Defeated. A telegraphic dispatch
, rum Philadelplua, dated September 1st, states
' th.il Lopez has been completely routed.
' Bacosi Risijc, The Intelligencer reports
., sales of 25 casks of sides in St. Louis, last
' JMnday, at twdve and a half cents.
.;. j iVnio MtMiNorB. We are reuested to
tide that the first r.umber of this naDer will be
v-jued on Uie I9.U inst.
l ,, ..-..- -r: r- . 1
' Tf R iihtil Aaaociuliun. will hold ita Annua
' ' (
Met.iiiT with the Bipliit Church in Hinuibal,
- vj'h8 ;iii j on Friday, 5t' Sept., at 12 o'clock
IS ow York Coalition! Courier's Proof of
Ai M ... . . AD 1 tnn a
tho Sartender of the Fillmore Whigs
to the Abolitionists !t
The present condition of American " poli
tics reminds one of Bit enormous kaleidoocope,
and, to carry out the figure, the lights and shad
ows no sooner form a new combination than we
have a set of political philosophers at our rdbow,'
who would wheedle us into the belief that it is
a "corrupt one." What is most remarkable, the
parties have assumed so anomalous a position,
that if wo seem to be in the most remote possibil
ity of danger from forming a common basis opin
ion among ourselves, tho Democratic, organs, in
the kindlinn of their desire to promote our bt.it
interest, are the first to point out dangers. Let
us not be so ungrateful for important services as
to withhold the very warm gratulations of the
But let us look into the motives. We are one
of those who have a great predilection to coun
terpoise motives, before we satisfy ourselves
what amount of thanks is somethining like a
fair recompense, especially if the gift bo the
free will offering of a suspicious character. The
object of the two parties sought an organization
founded in its respective systems of political c
conomy ; but, in pressing too eagerly upon this
mainspring of their actions, they neglect, to some
extent, the claim's, at this particular time, of the
Federal Union, upon each individual, to rally in
its defence. This remark is intended as much
for one party as Tor another, and there is little
doubt if there was a just realization, at any time,
of immediate danger, there would be enough con
servatives from either, to rear and rally around
it a common stapdard. It is Democratic policy,
of course, to throw as many firebrands into our
ranks as possible, and it rmy be cither this spirit
that induces, them to harp upon the coalition of
the "Sliver Grays'' and abolitionists, or a guilty
conscience, which, "dagger of the mind," haunts
them with the memory of that "disgraceful coa
lition," when they not only had the baseness to
engage in a regular system of political trade and
barter, but the hardihood, after some few had
the manliness to withhold their co-operation, to
brand them with the recusation of having flown
from tho engagement, or perhaps the mortifica
tion of seeing still farther divisions in their
ranks, both in Missouri aud Mississippi. It
becomes the Courier to be very careful how he
taunts us with coalition. Docs friend Anient
remember anything about this Massachusetts
coalition ? Diversity of interest greatly weak
ens them, as well as the Whig party, and their
resources, now i ewer, must be brought to b';
with unusual discretion, if they would ensure a
favorable party issue, and, in view of this, we
place on record our conviction that there will be
more than one coalition in the Democratic ranks,
before the canvass of '52. The strength of the
party cun never again be successfully tested
without coalitions; but have it in confidence, lest
our friends should consider us officious in trum
peting into your ears your vxak points. We
hope, however, they will impute, to us no such
charitable motives, as nothing more was intended
than to request you to cast coalition accounts
with us in '52. We are just as confident of a
balance m your favor as we are now of your in
ability to prove there has been a "Surrender of
the Fillmore wing of the Whig party in New
York, to the Abolition wing." There is a beau
tiful delusion among the Orientals : that a new
phenix rises in strength and beauty from the
ashes of its parent. So will any attempt prove
a delusion of the Democrats, to muster from
the divisions which more than ever effect their
unity of action their ranks upon a common plat-
torm, without coalitions. Be careful, neighbor,
lest a little Whig bird flutter from tho ashes.
What kind of annexation do you propose, of
Union and lUunion in MiBssippi ? Probably
change names, and go your death on tho same
ticket. We do not mean to be personal, but,
taking the liberty of the corps, merely desire
be "po-ted up" in these things. What's the
game ? how is it to work ? when take effect ?
Do you expect to act with ti skill, and while
you drill common voters into tho ranks, cast
"overboard" whosoever of the "Old Hunkers"
is so unfortunate as to Im generally known ?
"Isn't it the general understanding to "keep
dark on these points until the whigs have com
milieu themselves ( As it is not . our intention
to be inquisitive, we leave the Benton and Anti
Benton men to work out their salvation, and,
without further preliminaries, proceed to a min
ute examination of the article already referred to,
entitled "New York Coalition."
The term "coalition," so universally used as
a terra of reproach, until recently formed no
part of our political nomenclature, but its im
port seems to have ripened into considerations
of grave importance. It differs from a compro
mise, in that it necessarily compels one of the
parties entering into such an agreement, to give
up iunuameniai principles. 1 he question in
the present instance, then, is, who has "abjured
tho faith?" the "Fillmore wing" of the party,
as the editof of the Courier attempts to prove,
or the " Seward UcsV We are struck with the
peculiarity of his effort throughout, and regard
it as nothing more than a stroko of policy, in at
tempting to throw the burden of proof upon us.
Not in a single instance does ho enter into the
merits of the resolutions upon his own resour
ces, but, in a tirade upon the "New York Coali
tion," informs us that it is "one of the most dis
graoctul capitulations of the day "aud whyP
Bacause there has been a "surrender of the
lillmore to tho Abolition wing," which howcv
er, he entirely fails to prove any further than
thcrs it Jiemo imong the Whigs, onj nS0lltt
of tit high-minded Whig pres$e are entering
Ihetr protect tothe bat gain." Startling proof in
deed 1 I his is the "gilded pill" he would have
us swallow, and imagines "nothing moro need
JOURNAL AND UNION-HANNIBAL, MO, SEPTEMBER 4, 1851.
i !e n id toccminco the most skc-ptiial." if it in
' ma . .
iien do a laci that wc have uccomo Jonahs, ana
arc "swallowed up in the maw or Abolition, no
doubt the monster will find us a diet somewhat
troublesome to digent will our neighbor please
suggest an antidote?
The Courier seems to present tho opinions of
lUltimore American and Virginia Intelligencer
we acknowledge staunch whig organs with
the assurance they will, beyond a doubt carry
conviction into the mind of every individual.
Now, the editor would be the last man to pro
duce such testimony, or acknowledge their au
thority, if indeed, they happened to differ in opin
ion j but once happen to coincide with their views,
and they are immediately supreme authority; au
thority from which there can be no appeid. It
should be remembered which has been repeat
ed a thousand times that there are loCal inter
ests, which, in the present state of affairs, cre
ate nice distinctions in the disciples of the same
school. One question in that locality, another
somewhere else, demands respectively, nicer
discrimination. One again leans a little thit
way, another that. So that is a shallow pre
tence upon which to found n argument that!
you enn point to one or even more who coinur
with you. It may strengthen your opinions,
but can do no more. But if you produce two
as you have done, we can oppose to these others
of as good authority. You bring forward the
Baltimore American and Virginia Intelligencer
organs of the "Fillmore Wing," we count-
eractthe testimony by the opinion of the Rcpub
nc ana ouiers, n the same "wtng. Is this to.
Annia il.n i ; .,o m. n i ..
I........., ... iuanuu. i.ui. lit uii ; . aru you uu-
thnrized. from th m,riu P !
from Wl.ig journals, there has been a surrender
' ' " 1 ' h
(to the "Abolition wing"), because your opin-
. -.i. .i .i , ..
iwna uuiiitiim niui uiu oi inc lormer ana 10
sot the others aside because they are opposed to
'uiwiio i m.l j uu tiiguu in una juailllt r,
no man of candor will deny "you opy conclusion
you may desire, though it beg the question.
.... . r i i . n . n ..t.i
Where is the propriety, we are at a loss to sec? j adcatc. of a man who ui.rcscyc.lly says "Tl.c
If there is a shadow of consistency, wc are at a 1 f0"1" ,"lr (compromise, ) to which I
. ... ..... ' . 1 Imve alluded, are regarded by mc as settlement
loss to discover it ! All ore journals of the;in princl,lle UI1J suhsljL- final seUll
same school, yet you declare all "null and void'Vment of the dangerous and exciting subjects
who differ from you. You enter upon tho sa- which they embrace"
j "r" .... f . ... , .
crcd precincts -of thejmlgeshipunasked-but re JS"
member, neighbor, the othco ,s elective, and
when your services are needed in that capacity,
you will probably "hear from us."
-... .. , . . . .
i...u u.e vxiur.cr is s.nving lo show, irom
tracts, that it is a "complete surrender," and
"a cunningly. drriscd trap, in which Sewurd, no
nwg.y.amsea trap, in which fcewurd, no
reomi.Prl bim.elf he would catch his o..
shy scores, and from which he would
draw thpm out, to be used e tools for the vromo -
,' ., T .. , ,, .
. "'"' u,e '
rank Abolition Journal,) gets into a passion, and
i i.i i.f .. . . . ...
ura.cis mo piauorm, as., "cunnuiirly deviserl
"nothing but an attempt on thc part of the' Sil -
ver Grey,, to hoodwink the Wl.ig pirty of New
xr , . . , , , V
iork into an abandonment oft! Wilmot Pro -
viso;" "we are astonished that anybody should
be deceived by it, it is a trap to catch gudgions"
is the editor caught or only nibbling? "and lib-
crtj loving Whigs sLoubj repudiate it as a rfc -
ception and a fraud." Now, the fact of the mat-
tcr is, the Courier thinks it is a "trap to catch
the 'Fillmore tthigs," and the Xational Era,
a "trap," "cunningly devised," to catch its own..
-v....J tr7.. ..v:.,. -e.u
..... r,,,.s. nnnu oi .i.e. uvo is
better authority in the case? The former, with j ny such a y'.g'nt is impossible, as wcfl as op
all the odds in his. favor, convicts others : the "OSed to the spirit of our institutions. The riu-hts
lalter, with all thc odds against hire, convicts
himself. But ho still further attempts'to en.
trench himself in his fallacious opinions, by in-
serting "0 prove conclusively" a "paragraph branches of the party in New York, but of ev
rrom the Buffalo Express." But this we regard er VMiy in cvery sla,e and it is evident then.
as rather unfortunate, for it has about tho same "l ,l,Bve CT,VPon U,e. sifc P;f ' with
, . . . out parting with their mutual rights, there has
show of cwicitm-enm as a "paragraph" f rom , been in tins respect as set forlh"iu their res
Joe Miller to prove the disintegration of the olution, and can have been, no 'surrender."' But
hemisphere at a given period. The. Buffalo Ex
press not at all 'surprising! cannot see the
"force of the reasoning" of the "Albany Regis
ter," to show that the manifesto of the Al
bany committee endorses the compromise meas
ures of the last Congress," but clearly insinuates
what the National Era (Ablition) openly
avows that it is the unyielding effort of tbe
"organs," of the Silver Greys, to give the "do
cument of tho committees" the character of the
Compromise measures," for he says, if they
"succeed in giving that character to tbe docu
ment, just so sure will the convention repudi
ate it." Now, if prophecy (uninspired) adds
anything to the weight of argument, we must at
once acknowdedee our ifMinrnnr. Imt 1.1-oeinr.i.F
it will havnwitl. tl., ....; .!.'...:.
. : : : " . V . .uii,, gct up a crv of iIlconsistcncy 0frilinst Mr Fin.
just about tU weight and importance of our prp- more, and they work upon local predjudieics
phecy about Democrat" coalitions, with Demo, i to effect it. The arrow was well mWd, but ii
cratic editors. "If th Register is richt" ! ac''' blunted from his unblemished reputa-
thus clearly aeknow dedj. ig the' supposition that j110, . - , ., . , , .
it i.. i ,i r 1 he unswerving integrity, wiK.lom and elect-
it may bo r.gl t-lhe Express goes on to say,! ive me,surt.s of &Q Iulminis. ration, it seems are
...u ur,iui u. iu mmuT is, me committee ha e
failed to express the Sentiment of the people
JNow un t it plausible The committees
would go into convention and unite upon a
"platform," which failed to "express the senti
ments of the people!!" But without further
comment, wo will take up the supposition of
the Express, that tho Register may possibly be
right, and proceed to tho direct is"sue in the dis
cussion, by offering a solution of the question
aready propounded "Who has abjured the
faith?" This can only be accomplished by a
critical examination of the resolutions which
form the basis of the proposed "platform," and
we will first give such as tnust ullhough they
embody fundamental principlescommend them
selves to the patriotism of cvery one, and
afterwards, those, which are the subject of a
diversity of opinions. Among the former class
aro tho following: "All who are animated by a
sinct re desire to preserve tho Union unin.airt.d,
and the free institutions which it sustains and
guaranties, must condemn all attempts lo defeat,
or render ineffectual any laws passed by coiisti
tutional majorities ot legislative bodies, In either
the Federal or State government.'' Would our
neighbor be call-d upon to surrender anything,
in endorsing such a sentiment,? Do we cm
brace the tenets of Seward, becuuso tho Whigs
of New York will ever be found promjitio ren
der a patriotic acquiescence in such laws ?"
But again, "The National Administration is
entitled to the confidence and support of the
Whigs of New York, for tho eminent ability
and patriotism which have characterized ils
measures, for its successful man-igcmcnt of our
foreign affairs ; the generous sympathy it has
exhibited toward nu oppressed people struggling
for freedom, the force and dignity wilh which
it has maintained the right to indulge such
sympathy, and with which it has rebuked the
threats of an imperious government to violate
the immunities oi an accredited public agent?,
and the determination it has evinced to reprcs,
and defeat all movements tending to impair the
public faith, and all unlawful cntcrprizia calcu
lated to disturb the public peace, ot provoke
civil war, or to sever and weaken the relations
of any State with the Union."
They "unqualifiedly acknowledge the
fight of every sovereign State, to regulate its
own municipal institutions in such manner as the
pcoplc may deem most conducive to their safely,
Without lnterfprenrp. direct I a nr inllferthi l.v
ly or in lifectly, by
or subjects of other
,i c. . n i . i
.Uii? tc will abide
the citizens ol. other Mates
The "whigs of Uii
by the constitution of the United States, in alii
Do they then "surrender' to thei,r nvino.. nve becran to
Abol.tionwing, because they do not prom.se to
d,sreK..rd every provision ot the constitution bu
the "Ivgdive Slave Law! Is this expected
Are the Democratic organs dissatisfied "That
hey will receive its true meaning an I construe-
""". UCJT "'J '""'""-
receive lir anu inai incy win a,iw ay s susiain aim
, r , i i ... i i.i i i
dcicml such decisions, us thc law of the land,
,-. ', , . . ., , ..
until tney are reversed by such tri bunalsi' mmi
' thev liiivu them delend them alter tliev arc re -
. . . . .....
ve sed A.wh "thing coulu take pWcf If un-
1 constitutional to reverse.
'courts wiU never permit them to be reined until
Ahem to be reversed until
. . .
reversed they pledge tbcmselvee to sustain and
',IC. .1. Wl.. . .1, .1 sl,;ll,.
'-'" ....... ....... ...v.. . t ......... ......... v
.U' ?:ar 'lllivc opposed such measures.
u cu'tuiiou in lorineii which Mirreuuer, i.i
i r-ll i . ip .i
Kf.vi4 nr 1hn 1 i miiri. uliKrv. it' in hftnrA 111..
. . ... .. -r . t a t i ..thunderinc water tall, and all the varied evi-
existencc ol the "inanilesto were tucitlu vlcilced , . . ,. . . i,
irom thc fact that they had been zealous!
f ;;,; wi(ll rvTti0 lhe sllfjjt.ct malt it;1".1'- Another ottl.e springs em.tte.l a
' seems to us that the nrere.li. reS,l.,.in ,il,. WI,h h.1 ""n.11 s,ml'i,r .,0 tho "caVB. I"!'"
. . i n ' f,r,',-i
with a show of propriety, set up a claim.
ir... ... i f.:..i.. .. " -ii -i i
I j , wu " ' 7 J w,' " V
7 ;C " K b ,' , .V' .
remaining "resolutionS, .show. . "The Whigs
of the Slate a, a hn,lv r,. infWil.lv ..,l ...
'1hc subjection ot any leniiuiy of the United
! Slut?s "ow. tr.io ,.ilW8 .i,nPos.if? involuntary
servitude." litis, tlioiii'll it dillers
view, of a great many Southern Wl
1 1 uiu ti.e
a surrender, and ci
a surrcndcf and can in no possible manner affect
.i, v. 11:11 n- 'j .... ,
.... n. . .
:l"c ruguive uiu, uix not a surrender, because
1 " atlvoca,CB ll'e very' s:im! doctrine which every
! , ''f 8nd Dcm.'jer"i. n?rt1' . Mason and Dixon's
llne "as promulgated since the union ot the Con-
; federation. They have advocated it and will
continue to advocate it. To what conclusions
j wi" Party j"8 lead a manf
1 m'lmS rcsoiuuon is this, "that he right
idiscus. 7A a fuU ' lnulUilf for lc
ritrhis and interests of all parts of the confc.le-
' racy, the expediency of such laws, and the pro-
1 Pricty of il,lv of their provisions, and to se;k
sw,,"4ilul!nal meansiheir repeal or n.odifica-
. '.uo la Jiia.ie UC1W
rurlit and the cm-' ,.r
1 CUef..inn (.r . v,...M iimov Tii .1..-
ol "citizens as voters," as privatc or public in
dividuals to discuss freely is guaranteed to ev-
ery one. Auch has been, is, and will 6c the
constitutional abstract rigid s, not only of the
confusion has arisen in some quarters from
confounding right, strictly constitutional, w ill
merely moral obligations. We have atteinptei.
to show the inconclusiveneis of the Courier's
proof, and that the Sewardiles yielded everything
as set dow n in the "manifesto" of the propinc
l..l.'nM.n f"-wwirrj wrwiw.ijj - "A r
piuu Ul 111. I
TheTraT.i.est intention of tho onslaught is to
, not s.itlloicnt to shield it from the most uni.ist
The session of the Annual Conference of the
M. E. Church, North, closed Tuesday Morning.'
Before closing they passed a resolution re
turning warm acknowledgments for the hospi
talities extended to ilium during their sojourn in
By the O'Reilly Southern Line.
New Orleans, August 2(1.
The city is quiot. One thousand liberators
are here waiting a conveyance. Gen. Felix
Houston assumed charge of their movements.
Letter Book No 23, of the Spanish Consul,
sitzed by the rioters is found to contain the
names of many citizens proscribed and reported
us such to thu Cuban authorities. Portions will
probably be published.
Philadelphia, Aug. 29 3 p. m.
Basx Deealcatio.i seci-bed. IMalcat ion
in Philadclnhia B.;nk, one hundred and ninety-five
thousand dollars, caused by over-drafts on the
Bank ; the amount, however, is fully secured to
LFTTIift FROM CALIFORNIA.
The follow ing letter from Mr. C. A. Lkama
will bo read with much interest. Wc regret,
exceedingly, that wo commenced setting it up
too late to admit 'of publishing it ul) this week.
KcNTi tar Flat, California July '8, 1851.
Dn. Nortos :
11, ... Paitsn and Brother! I have for a
long time promised myself the pleasure of wri
ting to you to let you know my whereabouts,
but hav e not had the opportunity until now, but
having a little leisure to-day, I thought I would
set down ami orop you a lew lines, io n.-i ju..
know that through mercy I urn still in the land
of the living, awl in the enjoyment cf fnsk rate
hpalih. not bavin? had anv sickness since I left
home. As it respects my trip across the plains,
it is unnecessary for me to say anything more
thnnjin common, with tnoct of those w ho came out
r. . m rt ir " fa!
last Summer, 1 had to suller mucn irom langue
and hunger, and after a travel of 112 days from
the Missouri river I arrived at Sacramento Cily,
on the 20lh August last, on foot, having lost my
last horse onihe Humbttlt,on Mary's river, and
having had to pay for 100 lbs ol Hour at t arson s
rivef, 175 dolls., and, to save niyscit irom per-
ishing from thirst, on the Great Desert, $1 per
' cral. for water. It IS true. Ub to the time ol
'gal. lor water, it is true, up to inc nine oi
I reaching Fort Lirumic, I considered it a pleasure
' trip; but when the snow capped top of Laramie
! j, hove ,n v.cW Bt a distmlce of 40 miles,
gcethognout.o ,he llF.,nnnt nnd by the
! ,. h d crossc(, lhe Ncva(!li whm.
Uc mJ . Ju, WM 20 , 30 fel.t d wc
, Bul ofler al, ,lot re
j t haV- comc b ,tUc w;lV of thc plains, as
hv the time Tcrnt in I had become inured to
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hardship, and was beltei
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but 1 lclt amply compel!
tter pre pared to polo work,
ply compensated, in having seen so
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nders ol nature, li lsiruiyan
interest inc tnn: the curiosities of the way nave
i i i.i . ,..f
1,1 u " "lu l "
not ncr-rssnrv for me toav anvl mieam
h lc sccn tlicn; ,n ,he. Pub,le P"?1'' J .i '
" s ' r " tt ! iiuV beeuiled
l,re"lus" IMl J
r .i. r.i.
much of thc tadiousness of the journey, in view
inr God's handv work as displiyed in the
i iu t'l inii jiiuuiiuuo, uiu lulling o. 1 1 .wi..-,
r .T ..... T . .
I..... :..o .i, ..ii:., .t.,,,c Vk.
... b J, !.' .i,
i vit, iiuininic nppcareu more curious in.ui hi..-
Natu' , s 1l(llin aml le 15l)lli S ril s,
. ins(ilIlccs 50 ho, vou C0Ui,i t bear yo.fr
, , , ,. r . .1
( " them, an.l then, w.lh.n a lew feet, anoth-
. e.r' ,llc wu,c' f, wl"lh w,, f I,cc"'w'
, v:jst ,hkvs h. Sal,"l,!W ,a"cl
I J otasti, anl at one place, by dicRins Is inches.
' ; Steam Bout; throwing the water up in spray for
several icei, i.us nas oecn uenoimnaieu o.eain
Boat Spring. Also Court House, Chimney and
In1('P-','ne Rocks. The whole country gives
1? .'ro' P lucnce,1(. "-amc acuon, me p. ...is
' we dcst.tu e of tiiiiher, except along
le streams; there will, however,
no doubt be
sctliements foimeJ iiujly the
...i uiiu 1 1. ill .iill liiiltr.
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i .iiniu Mimuers, nicy nav e ouui lip u
". " ' I,ne.M..nm,"u'r' 1 1R, rK'ns an"i
larmsinlhc vicinitv nre incited bv water
-, ; , , r
from the Mountains, which is so plenty that it
runs in- every street. ..The Utah Valley, I on.
told, is line, still Thc Mormons have got much
wealth from California, nnd also have made a
great deal off the emigrants. From what I see
in thc papers, the emigration to the country will
be compaj':.tively small this season, mostly con
sisting of families who intend settling here per
manently. Thcse'wi'll do well,' but thc time has
p:it by lor thc adventurer or the one who ex
pects to m-d;c a fortune in a short time. " The
Mines have fallen off wonderfully, and it re
quires the hardest kind of work lor : Man to
make anything now. It is "true, occasionly, a
lucky one happens to strike something rich, and
makes his pile yo s-iy in a short time; for
myself I have done but little since I have been
Boston, Aug. 23.
A letter received, here from Havana, . states
that tho fifty man shot tlicra" had in the first
place taken a town and held it for three days
without a solitary patriot joining them. . It was
probably, the conviction of their desperate situ
ation which made them utteinpt their escape.
A few minutes before sis o'clock last even
ing a terrific tornado struck in Watertowii and
passed through the villages of West Cambridge,
parts of Summerville'and Mwll'nrd to Maldon.
where it expended itself. Its path,' about five
rods w ide, presents a scene of fearful destruction..
In Medford the elegant mansion of Rev. John
Pierpont was nearly demolished. Two men
were blown entirely across tho Mystic river.
n niuuioru gaie, two large uind elegant dwell--ings
were blown- dow n. Mr. Sanfnrd, the sta
ion keeper, and his son, a boy of fifteen, were
A railway. car near lhe station was lifted un
and carried oil the track and landed in the fields
some ten rods oil. heveral shops at Medford
w ere blown down and many of the most valua
ble orchards in Middlesex county wore prostra
ted. Many persons were injured but none
were killed. Total damages not less than
Soi-th Carolina. On the Ot li August,
i here was a large and enthusiastic meeting at
Yorkvil'.e, (South Carolina,). in favor of co-operation,
and in opposition to imniedi.it e secession.
About 1-100 persons were present.
Concod, N. II., Aug. 27th.
- There is a report current hero,o brought by a
gentleman of veracity, and doubtless reliable,
that tint Hon. Luke Woodbury, democratic nom
inee for Governor, committed suicide by hang
ing, at his residnce ut Antrim. He had been
ill, and laboring under a depression of spirits for
some weeks. Judge Levi Woodbury is quite
ill at his home in Portsmouth.
Bum ok, August 27th.
A meeting of the Whigs. of Boston was held
ut Cochituate Hall this evenings to nominate de
legates.) the Slate Convention on 10th Sep
tember, nnd resolution was passed unanimously,
instructing tl.e delegates to advocate and insist
upon the superior merits and claims of Daniel
Webster to the Presidency, above all others,
should tl.e subject come before tho convention,
also asserting fearlessly that he is the first choice
of the Whigs uf Boston and of a large majority
of the Whigs of Massachusetts. The meeting
was unanimous aud fully attended.
JEr'The geographical centre of tho United
Stales is ascertained to be in the Indian Territory
one hundred and twenty miles west of the wes
tern boundary of this State. The centre of our
representative population is supposed to be near
the city of Pittsburg. The latter centre is rap
idly nn.ving west-ward. Glasgow Banner.
I call not on (lie niiiicf IVo, I wrl! not ask their aid;
If my ca.tw will not iiufhe ine, I will leste my say
I write not now of chivalry to Love no tribute bring.
Unmentionables are my tl.rine, of Mloomeidom 1 sing.
For this I don the armor for literary light
'Gainst any grey old Bachelor w ho wants to vent his
'Gainst any "Handsome Editor," and the fill by plates
I'll dare them all to single fight, ol meet them In a
' bunch. ''
From Grandma's tole remaining goose, I pluck the la-
The ink fiom Papa's writing desk to the last drop I'll
Whatever their position be, however fortified,
Wilh "piacticable breeches" w ill I soon reduce (heir
What! must 1 tben be forced lo lire by musty rusty
Vnr Tcnr I mnv offi-nd file fasf nf nnl intuited fanls.
- . J - - I-- -
.Must ility be aibiters to bo and (he No Flos Ultra too,
And in the length ot ladies' skirls to fix thee "juste Mil
rieu?" In lhe olden days they sing about the days of good-
Why every lady kept her page to bear her trailing '
'Twas vulgar then to wear the skirt, now, very appro--
And wi-eaorcs, as now, decreed they could no shorter
The men may vrear wl.ate'er they please, the goatee or
w aatever mey in.iy u.uiit belongs to ine Fancy oi tl.e
Flash; o .
With pockets lighter e'en than heads, I fear they sel-
What 'lis to w ear around the waist some twenty pounds
Like little Lii)'s waxen doll, I find 'twill never do
lobe always trimmed and (rinkified, and all to makes
thow; .' '
I've no desire to die away with some unknown dises-e,
Martyr to luces, buttles, skirts and trashy things like
Oh! no I mean, lo banish all, and come out a la Turk,
Then I can move about tbe house, so handy at my work,
Aim Hl.eu I've done I'll mount my IS ell , and o'er the',
Where tl.e brigl.Test tints of the budding rose my glow--
ing cheek shall dye.
I've got a secret, too, I have a secret 'twill remain,
But coining years w ill doubtless biii.g "new duties in-
I heir b ain,
Tl.cc Heaven forbid that I should bring a broken frame
to bear; ..'
A cuke pe.haps will tell you more some day than now
1 dre. FANNY.
Of the Preachers of the .Missouri .Innual 'Con
'ference of M. E. Church. Met in HannibaL
.1ugust'2l, 1S5J. ?
.V. Louis District. 1. M. Smith" P. E.
Ebenezcr Charge, to be supplied ; Moundr
Asa S. McCoy 4 African, John McKnight i
Sclma Circuit, J; J. Buren ; -Bellevieu, . to be
supplied; Fredricktown, Caleb Crane; Cape
Girardeau, to be supjilied; liloomfield, Hiram
C. Rich : Steeleville. to bn s.innlieil . f:....
1rkansiis District. Richard Bird. P. E.
f Batcsville Circuit, Jesse Green, W. F. Roper;
Greenbrier, Mark Robertson ; North Fork, Hi
ram. Hess; Dardanelle, Jonathan Swagerty,
M iltson M. Pugh; Fort Smith, T. B. Kauej
Win. Gillam; Van Buren, J. R. West; Wash
ington, James Harcr, W. R. Hughes; Hunts
ville, Benj. M. Scrivner; Bentnnville, Wilson
Harcr; Carthage, Stewart H. Carlyle, one to be
supplied ; Springfield, A. Be w ley, one to bo
. . ' II J "wwi-
Independence District.?. H. Hopkins, P. E.
Independence, C. II. Kelly; Independence Cir
cuit, Wiley Jones; Lexington, W. D. Gage;
Columbus, Win. Ferril; Pleasant Green, Jno.
W. Taylor; Richland, to be supplied; Ver
sailles, B. F. Wils6n ; Osage, R. J. Wilson s"
I remont L. YNaugli; Deepwater, Moses B.
Evans, Geo. W. Wilson ; lIarrisonville, Win
B.. Mark). am.
- Grand liiivr District. A. Still, P. E
Knnxville Circuit, M. T. Kleopper; Va'lla
tin, Stephen P. Heath; Athens, Peter W. Du
rer; Bethany, Isaac Burns ; Princeton, John E
Burton; Milan, A. J. Wall ; Brunswick, John
James ; Linncus, John P. Alderman.
Platte District. C. W. Robbin, P E
,mwu Missions Wyandotte, Delaware nnd
K.ekapoo.-James Witten. Chus. Ketcham, one
to he sunnlierl : sin, nr- .
Reeder; Pascal Fish. 'n'
T AA. SVT T'' I b0 ,UPP,icd i S(- Jwph.
J. M. t.h.v.nglon ; Savannah, Moses Trader
Oregon, W P.Gibson ; Muryvillc, Joseph j"
Cannon; Plattsburg, to be supplied; Liberty'
to be supplied. "v,,Ji
Hannibal District. C. J. Hocts P F
Hannibal Stalion, L. B. Dennis -'l'
Circuit J(;,.n H. Di'nnis; cSb St
Tl.'os D I? mP'",t'i JameS F" N;-LaL.ster!-Tl.os,
D Bo er ; Bloonungton, Emory L. Wal.
h-N Shelbyville Jas. M. Power, ; Aslley, Wu.
M. Henderson; Troy, Thos. J. Ferril' )
m. F. Cowles transferred to Iowa Confer
ence and stationed at Keokuk. fer-
r..i.lt..r.l ,,,,,l,,i,,.1M,;J"' W-J;
from the Unit Id s ..... Z . 7'H were
lean toniinge emnluveil i.. ) . , 1 Anier-
fes upon imports, toin.'d il Tr du
exports, exceed 1.0(,ft.n ' Ue p,
miles of railwa
a,"J- Of ,)u! 27iKjoTrUlio,,,,,Iw''
-to official .Ports,
-oiuii.2 to o lie i ,1 . .niui iinn0
. . i i .. '
""en w.e one or ll... ..i . '. """"'als, X;c
ry, but thro.,,,1. th, ,,J . ,ha?y other eoun.
P".M'(I by Spanish h..T:... r'"c(io.,, m,.
third ,.r i. ' P01")'. not
.1 iti "nils J roi.i the fii.l.l ,-"' one-
"'"re limn one