Newspaper Page Text
A 11 11 I.. (m.U
CITY OP LANCASTER.:
; ,r" ;;.' - "Our friends of the Evening post seem to
?..'?'rLTW"w' - 98, 3!be acquainted wUi no NcvYork Dlmo
Parson Brownlowon Piekce- The ec, ''0 Ju -t -uppurt Pierce end King.
centric editor of the Kuoxvitle (Tennessee) i MeT n"1 us to ,n,,roJuc l
WI,ig, Parson Brownlow, ha. been one 0f M-ntlne lo.npk.ns,. most worthy son of
Aha (Treat run. ofthe Democratic press since : ne late Governor Tuinpk.nsjHiram Barney,
the no.-ihiitioi. of. Geo Scott. He has been ! lv P"'", of Mr Butler; Bradford R.
-cited from week lo week ns authority for the ; W ooJ' of Albany, " altogether unknown
statement that 1C.000 Tennessee Whigs i ,s laan ?T a d'tnocrat; Jahox Hammond,
will folio his c.vimplesnJ vote for Pierce. !"IIlHr.0 th,?. 1 oll',ca H'rt71f Nw
The Whig oflha 7thinst howevershows I Tki Ju,12e 'r Gardner, and Judge A.
that the pinion is not U be relied upon in . B- 11,r.,wn'1) Nia?r ,ala,-v ucu.'otri.t? 5
'tWparii.-iilur, for, after reciting certain 0f;nd Alfred lUbeoVk, of Orleans, formerly
'.-Pierce's vote hi Congress, he remarked: i'nembl'r 01 Congress from that district!
-MYcamiol mte for, or svpjioH, such a cold-! None r lhe8e gentlemon, we believe, find
ll-jotlal Yuaktt ox this!" j themselves able to reconcilo the professions
"ColJ-blouded Yanken as this!" That,iof the New York democracy with acquies-
be it remembered, is Parson Brownlow'a. ep- ! CCIlca t,,e new Baltimore platform, and
ithet as applied to Gen. Pierce.'- Th Union nt ho8ul supporting candidates w ho
hasof late reoleuithed its coliimnfrf.nii..f. i Tuily reprcseut iu The Post will not, we
ly with, phrases coined by our reverend eon-
temporary. Will it remember this! Wash.
r ii.-- '
At the same ime, we commend the Par-
soti s eoiu-otooued opinion to our neighbors
up street, and ask tbem what they m w think
ot tius"boId, fearless, independent a ad hou
.est" editor of the Knbxville Whig?
.( A v.. n . . - - ,
s- ,' vialir IITUE riELD." So;'
ays the iYiy?f because Gen. Scotrhas re
ceived pay for his forty; yiara public service.
One thing however is.pmitted.' .It is pretty
- generally j.3iiceJeii thut penera'l Scott his
carned.what he got and considerably more,
and this is whateannot be'said ofevcry ninety-nine
out of a hundred -Locofoi'os who
liave beeu feeding at the public crib. Gen.
Pierce was paid for his services in the House,
in tho Senato and ln,Mexico; 'now w hat has
he dond to earn the amount received! Have
the people been requited for what tltey paid
liiut for liisuervlces! "Gulphin!" Eh!
.'" Ge.i. HintoSSes't jou! It isunderstood
that the Whig Administration have sent an
- egent to California to bring buck General
llintoil, the fugitive tuuil depredator. What
for! To stump the Stutu for Scott! E-vjU
. lf.'lt.'l-' ilf o perfectly surprised that an
administration should send after a public de
faulter ormitil robber, to bring him to jus
tice, that it U constrained to ask, "what is it
done for!" ; In ull its acquaintance with the
working of h Locofoco Administration, it
has not heard of any such proceedings n
ga'mst one of its partizans, that its igno
rance is excusable.
AVilio Kev. An Indiana Whig editor was
asked the .other day for the key to Whig sue
cess lnIS40! Whis-.' said the Hoosicr .-
i .' We should think ll.ut this purticular neigh
borhopd was about the last place in the Unit
ed States, for a Locofoco puper to make any
suoli insinuation ns that. We might, retort
uu ih some tales a year or so old, but thon
Locofocoijin would deny that a respectable
Whig paper was the proper vehicle for such
things, They claim tbem all for their own.
- 0"The Eayk appears to be anxiouB to
have the Uazdte inform it, whether General
Scott is fond of money! As that paper ap
pears to be consummately Ignorant, of the
country's best and greatest men ever since
the nomination of Pierce by tho Baltimore
Convention, we would say, we think he is.
Vo have never heard of him, within our ro
collection, "having given a cent to buy a
stick of candy to a little boy who was a total
tranger to him."
CTln looking over the files of tho Euale
. for 1843, we find thut the cliorgo which is
now brought against General Scott about
instructing recruiting sergeants to enlist no
foreigners, was then published about every
oiner week against Ueiural Taylor. Wo
suppoia it will atiswer the purpose of tho
same party fur the next twenty Presidential
campaigns, no matter who is the candidate.
(KrGreciey of tho New York Trilmne
eluiins the right to think and spouk his own
sentiments, and the Eayle wants to know
"what tho Oautte bus got to say in answer
to Grecleyl" After tho nmturost doliburu
tion, the OateUt Is of the opinion that Gree
ley has a perfect right to hi" own thoughts
and a porfect lreedom for their uttoranco.
Tiuoiru Slaves. Tho Virginia papers
complain much of thu growing restlessness
of their slaves. The proper condition of ull
men is freedom, und when out of that condi
tion they are lititiirully as restless as fuh out
of witter, und lor the same reason they are
out of their element Tl, i'.,l...lH....
' " v.v.n.l)j I
"It is useless to disguise the fact, the truth I
u unueniauie, '.tmta greater degree of insub
ordination has been inanifi'stod by the negro
population within thu lust few months thun
in any previous period of our hixtory its a
Htato. Our exchungus, from nil quarters of
Virginia, come to us freighted with-account
ofaltucks of negroes on their iniiHters or
overseers; und a general laxity of iiunisli
mmit seems to purvudo the Jimgih and
breuillh of tho Old Dominion. And not only
is it abroad thnt the spirit of mischief seems
brewing.butcven here, wo might cite hcv
eral notable cases that have been named to
TJ in view of the numerous cases of
drowning among tho passengers uf the ill
fated t"iry Clay, the New York Mirror
'Every boy and irirl should b
It costs nothing, not even trouble, and is
uorth nil tho Latin and Music ever learned,
A good swimmer is not likely to be fright-
ened out ol his senses, and in case of immi- J
nent danger, his services aro uvailublo. in
more wnys tliuu one. By all means lenrn to
WhvMr. LAWUKscitmCowiNu Home. !
The Hon. Abbot Lawrence, H is siiid, is
coining homo at tho request of sumo busi
ness usauriutea in Massachusetts,. .h. de
sire his advice in conimiimling (mine impor
tant manufacturing opcrutiuos which hu've
been in embryo for some years, uml in which
he and they ure largely interested. Among
these is the Essex Company at Lawrence
R, ... ! . 1 . .. ''
wuitn is cuiiuuciing us operation on
ti gigantic scale, and is now engaged in con
structing an enormous mill' (100 feet longfor
tlie manufacture of barege do laines, unr ar
tielonot before attrmpted in this country.
This mill, it is stated, will require one mil
lion of dollars to' completa it, and double
that uiiiount of capital to. carry it oti.
Anitiif.r Snakb SToar A few weeks
ago tho Howard (Md.) Gazette stuted tliut
a copper-head snake had been killed lieur
Sykesville.ln thnt county, which contained
seventy young ones. The sums paper
states that one was killed a few days ago on
the farm of Major Ridgoly.near Clurksvillo,
which contained eighty-six young ones
some otlheiii 11 inches long.. -
BOLTERS FROM PlESCS AND Kl0..-The
1 Era perform the ceremony of in
troducing to the Evering Post several Dem
ocrats who can't go the Pierce txket, thns:
ti,i" d'spute their standing as influential
I democrat. 'V
Tins Potato Rot in Ireland. The fol
lowing extract of a letter from Irelnnd, bcar-
ing date the 30th ult., and received by a
mercantile house in Boston, would seem to
indicate a more extensive prevalence of the
potato disease than has hitherto been sup-
nndpd In pyihI. Th nnrnilfltH Ku Ilia A frlt'n
are oil discouraging in respect to the potato
'It may not be uninteresting to you to
learn that since Tuesday, the 20th instant,
the potato crop in Irelnnd has become neri-
oiwly affected with the remarkable dise ise
of the previous seven years. The progress
of it during the lust ten days has been very
great, and, while the result cannot be stated,
there can bo no doubt that a luigo portion of
the crop will be lost."
Singular Incident. We clip the follow
ing from a recent Paris letter in the N. Y.
II era 4'
"A very curious incident took place in the
vicinity of Lyons, which is worth being
noticed. A -regiment of lancers were re
turning fo their burracks during the rain,
when the ColoneL looking at his soldiers.
remarked, amidst the fog, that all the lnnccs
of bis men were surmounted with a light of
a blue color. It was electricity, and an
i in men o danger threatened the whole reiri-
ment, when, with remarkable presence of
mind, he suddcnlyordered all his soldiers to
point their lunces iu the grouod, and imme
diately, as if by enchantment, a tenible de
tonation took place the electric fluid hud
disappeared into tho ground. Fortunately
the handle was not a conductor of elec
The Shearing Game We are told on
unquestionable authority, that a Loco-
focoemissnry from Cincinnati, visited a cer
tain neighborhood a few miles northwest of
tills place a few days Bincc, where a number
of Protestant Irish reside, and positively
and unequivocally stated to them that Gen.
Scott and his entire family were Catholics!
His object was to arouse their sectarian
prejudices and thus induce them to vote for
Gen. Pierce, who is represented as a
staunch Protestant. The game In other
quarters is to make tne Irish and German
Catholics believe that Scott Is a bigoted
Prolestnnt a Native American and nox
ious to deprive every foreigner here ofthe
privilege of enjoy ing the right of sufTrago.and
those hereafter to come the privileges at
present granted to naturalized citizens
Theso desperate shifts of the I ocofoco par
ty remind us ofthe campaign of 1810, when
siinilur disgraceful subterfuges were resorted
to to ucieut t,en. Harrison. Lebanon Star.
Killed by a Leech. The Charlottsville
(Va.) Jcflersonian says that a man by the
r n . ! i . . '
ionium uarui'i, refilling in ureen county,
having attended a special election recently
held in that county, started for home, which
was some distance off, aboutdark. On com.
mg to a branch, being very thirsty, he dis
mounted and drunk. He hud not gone far
ueiore ne commenced feeling a tick inir sen
saiion in his stomach, und on his arrival at'
homo was quite unwell. Getting worse, a
physician was culled in, to whom he stated
tliut he was confident he had swallowed
something while drinking from the branch
which produced Ins sickness. After trying
auvcra. ruinouies, a poweriui cmitic was ad
ministered, when a live loech was thrown up,
which the unfortunate man had evldontly
swullowcd at the branch above mentioned, it
having remained alive in his stomach for
several day. Although relieved from the
leecii he uieu in a day or two afterwards from
tne injuries whlcli it hud indicted
Smo Sino PntS'iN. A somewhat strunge
incident occurred nt the Now York prison
not long since. I.ato in the evening the
warden was aroused by somebody knocking
m ma iiuur. inquiring wno was I Here, lie
was UHtohiHhed to hear iu reply, "Its me
oi uernioriioiu." one ol tiie convicts had
been overlooked, and the prison had been
locked up with him on the outside. The
poor fellow hnd no where logo, and so he
knocked until he awoke the wurden and ob-
"""uu "" quarters.
I ...i...:...,: i ..i.i
The Case or Du. Gardiner. It is atn-
loa ""J1 ll!e 1 '"'dont lately directed suit
to bo instituted nguiust Dr. Gardiner, for
the. purposo ol obtaining an injunction a
giinst the payment to him of the money
which he hus on deposit in New York and
Washington. The suits have accordingly
been entored. Theso funds were already
cutvuLd by the Government, but not enjoin
ed, a mere notino buying been given tha
parties holding the funds not to pay.
' QOSonio workmen in Lnrgrcs. France,
in removing thu rubbish from tho remains
ofwhut was evidently a Gallo-Romanic
erection, cumo to a vuult In which they
fouud a lamp still burning, and which hud
apparently been burning for ugca. A sim
ilar one was found at Vitcrbo, in 1850. This
will caiiHi! an inquiry into the muteriul and
properties of tho perpetual burning lamps
said to bo in uso by tho ancients.
Mr. Gkeknougii, tho American artistes
now in Leghorn, where some while since our
(Jovornmont entered into a contract with
him to furnish a group ofstatuary, intonded
tn adorn tho eastern portico of the Capitol,
The House of Representatives wo perceivo
i.. I !.. Il. ... I !..!....
bill an amendment appropriating seven thou
sand dollurs to transport the work hither and
"' ii".iivm in mo cuciat ajfruJriui,iuil
place u upon n pedestal.
HOW HIE VkarKIMU "nUSINESS' 18 DoNE
Up in VVashisuton. We sco by a state
ment in iho House tho other dsy, from tho
clerks in the Washington city post-office,
unking to bo allowed extra compensation,
and, iiiuong other reasons why their pay
should bo increased, they say that the lettors
and parcels received from tho House of
Representatives during two years amounted
to the enormous number of (.(!43.47D.
weighing ono million three hundred and
lil'ty-six thousand pounds! The aggregate
number of froe letters, &e., passing through
that office, nmotints to 10,380,16bVweigbJng
near twelve hundred tons. This enormous
amount of labor is performed -by twenty
seyen persons, and, during the session of
Congress, compels them to be employed, alx
teen houra out of the twenty-four
(TWe didn't have it so "all-fired" hot
here, after all. At Madrid, on the 33d of
July, the thermometer, stood at 113 in the
shade. ' . . .. ,
Singular Delusions A'amtM Atn7 f
America. Mr. Kendall, in his last letter to
the Picayune, from Paris, tells the following
very singular story:: i will close this letter
by mentioning the fact that a most unac
countable whim, if whim it can be called, has
recently entered into the heads of the lower
clti6.es .in Poscn, Goliria, and- has even
spread into some parts of Bohemia and Hun
gary, if all accounts be true. According to
the papers you may have already seen tho
report it. would seem that a story bad got
out and that it flew abroad with the greatest
ranidilv. to the i.flVrt thni Hm rirliAat of all
the Rothschilds was under sentence of death, J
and that his only chance of saving hi hie
was through, the means of a lottery. For this j
j purpose he onereJ what our lottery ticEci ;
I vt'uders-,would call a brilliant scheme, tho j
1 main features of which were as follows:
:His entire nronertv was to be divided In .
'sums of 3,000 llorius, ond any and all who
! clioose to take a ticket io the lottery, grutis,
! of course, would certainly draw that amount
! in reilow L'o.d. save one person only I In
pla'in terms, every ticket placed in an im
mense wheel, except one, hud a number up
on it.and was to draw a prizo of 3,000 florins;
but the holder of the only blank was to offer
bis head to the chopping knife instead of .
Rothschild, who transferred the honor. !
Notwithstanding the risk of drawing the
blank, it is positively asserted that the rush j
for tickets to many ofthe towns and villages i
has bet n immense. The magistrates, us!
well as the military authorities, have had j
the greatest difficulty in. convincing the!
poor furmers and peusauts that there is no
such lottery in e.u.-unnce, and thousand&have
b-icn sent away disappointed, because they
have beeu deprived of tho chance of drawing
3,000 florins, at the trilling risk of gracing
an executioner s block. This is an age ol
progress and advancement. In the samb
section whero the above strange excitement
has prevailed, it is ulto suid that the idea ob
tains that Itossuth has boon proclaimed king
of America, and.that he is shortly to appear
again in Europe nt the head of an immense
army. That such a story as this should get
abroad is not ns singular, however, as the
lottery scheme hoax, for accounts of Kos
suth's first reception in the States might I
lean tne masses ot J.urope to oeueve almost
Diseases of the Season The Use of
Fruit. There were formely certain unde
fined complaints during tho latter part of
summer, familiar to every body in New Eng
land, termed diseases ofthe season, ot which
many died, and of which fruit was generally
supposed to be the all-powerful cause. A
greater mistake was never made by an in
telligent community, than to cuppose
that apples, pears plumbs, peaches, berries,
melons and like, when fully ripe, are injuri
ous either to individuals who full below the
standard of sound health, or to the more
stftng and robust. It is a misfortune that
fruits are so dear that the poorest
people cannot have that ofthe best qual
ity, and sometimes none at all. As all the
laws ot nature are harmonious, and one nev
er conflicts with another, it is very certain
that li'uits were wisely intended as an essen
tia! part of the food ol man, particularly at
tne season when they are ripe. It is neces
sary to exercise reason in the use of them,
as in every thing else.
If we eat that which is decayed or crude,
it is a violation of a physiological law; and
o also is a total obstinerrce from them when
scattered plenteously ovor the land. Fruit
therefore, may be considered necessary to
the m lintcnance of health, and its free con
sumption should always be encouraged.
Those who cannot obtain' the good,. often
ravenously devour the unwholesome, from
an instinctive desiro implanted In their na
ture. To the abuse,, and not the proper use
of fruit, may be charged the- occurrence of
what are called the diseases of the season'.
Boston Medical and Surgical Journal.
Extravagance or a Locofooo Congress!
" Democratic " Galphinism ! Tho pres
ent Locofoco Congrt as is wasting the mon
ey of the people with tho utmost prodigality.
rihe Locofoco presses themselves say they
have spent, during tho lut fiscal year,
whilst tho nation was at peuco wiih all the
world, the enormous sum of fifti-five mil
lion FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTV TWO THOU
SAND FOUR HUNDRED AND EIlillT V-ONE DOL
LARS ! 1 That sum is
$4,630,206 75 per month !
1,000,301 651 per week I !
153,314 60; per day ! ! !
6,347 43; per hour ! ! ! !
105 77 per minute III!
1 7t4 per second !!!!!!
Nearly two dollurs spont at every ticking
or the clock !
We hone tho tn nnvers nf tkn rmmtiu
will remember this enormous expenditure of
the public money, and so vote that tho noxt
Congress will not have a Locofoco majority
of fil'tv or sixtv. Let us Imvn n VVhitr f.n.
gress to reduco tho expenses of the govern
ment, unii oring mem down lo tne economi
cal standard of tho early days of tho repub
lic. Cin. Gazette.
Power of Creation. Tho experiments
mado by Professor Crosse of England, of oro-
ducing insect life from elements free from
all ova, have given rise to the fallacious idea
that man possesses tho faculty of creation.
Whatever the cause of life, electricity, in
itself, or In combination with the gassos
man has no power ol creation iu himself;
however he mny be made the medium of life,
or the agent a ting fur a highor power. As
a creaturt, whatever man may do. or seem to
cause, he is but an instrument of power, to!
carry out tne designs ot creation. He com
bines, he unnlyses, ho executes, but ho orig
inates nothing, however wonderfully he mny
achicvo great results by complicated adup
tion of means to ends. Professor Crosso is
a diffident and meek disciple of science, who
mukes no pretentions to the creative fucul
ty; but insii-ts only on the principle of spon
taneous creation; yet, ns the power of man
is, iiow-a-dnys, too often glorified, iiiHtead of
tho power of God, too much caution cannot
be used, in confounding one with tho other.
Immenso and marvelous as are tho powers of
tho human faculties, under the lover of ge
nius, still humility is tho only door through
which even genius can puss from the dark
ness of ignorance into the full blaze and
dazzling glare of science, ns she reveals na
ture to the astonished meditation of philos-
The Culumn Advances! Scarcely a
Whig pupor coinos to us, thutdoos not con-
tail the nume of one or more persons, who
have renounced Pierce and King and come
out for Old Chippewa. In a lute number
of the Stubenvillo Herald, we see tho names
of somo fifteen or twenty persons some of
them heretofore very prominent in the ranks
of thcDemocrucy-who having declared tlioir
intention to abandon old party ties, am now
upporting Scott and Uriiham. We know
personally, of a large number "of the same
sort," in this county, who intend doing the
very same thing. 1 rue, they are not men
who have beon dictators and wire pullers of
the party, but men tcAo have dime the voting,'
under the mistaken apprehension, that thoso
for whom they labored, wero really honestly
and conscientiously what they professed to
be. Tlioy have at length discovered their
mistake; aid intend to, quietly and unos
tentatiously, cast their votes on the aide of
their country's interests. Tho vote in Mus
kingum, this fall, will not only strike Plerce
Itos with terror, but It will even astonish the
Whiga themselves! Mark that prediction!
Zones.' Cow. ' ' . '
03"It 1 I'd the peach crop of Messsrat
Reybolddi Bros., of Delaware, will yield
80,000 baskets this year. . .
Tuesday Evening, A nirust 91, 1893
Hard Rdn. When it becomes necessa
ry to falsify tho records of the country and
deny the important eveats of American his
tory, in order to depreciate the "character
and blacken the reputation of one ofuur
most distinguished men, it must be confess
ed that the leaders of that party, hard run
for capital, depend a great dual upon the ig
norance of the people. But, goon, gentle
men. Your lubor- is in vain,' ' The A in or i
can people, it is to be presumed, know the
history of their own country and are well
versed in the gallautacbievenienlsof her no
ble sons. We are perfectly willing to trust
the life, character and services of General
tp,L :M , .. , , . -
I hey will not permit a star of the first mag-
:.i. i..:i.. i . i .i I
nituae, in the bright American constellation,
aeon to their inteiiegence ana generosity
to bo stricken from the firmament, or to be
obscured even for a time by tho. black
clouds of Locofoco slander ond vituperation.
. ,The California Boys. Several letters
have been received in this city from those of
our citizens who loft thisSpri ng forCalifornia
by the Bteamcrs. The overland company
had not arrived at the latest dates, but were
shortly expected, . Those who have arrived
generully enjoy good health.and each one is
making a strike for a "pile." Some of them
aro already doin well. We hope they
will ull do equal to the best. It is a diffi
cult undertaking, requires constant and se
vere exertion, but tho industrious and econ
omical generully make it pay.' None of tho
letters, which wo have seen, contain any
general news which has not boon anticipat
ed by tho telegraphic accounts. A large a
mount of sickness prevails among the pas
sengers, and very many on their way there
have died of ship fever. We may add that
none of our citizens have been recorded a-,
inoiig tho number.
Shcret Locofoco Societies. It is now
ascertained that secret societies have been
formed in many counties of this State by a
portion of tho Locofoco leaders., with a par
ent branch in Columbus, for tho purpose of
controlling the nominations of the party.
This accounts for the defeat of very many
candidates who have, prior to tho conven
tions and primary elections, been deem
ed the most popular with the people. Our
democratic friends in this county have fre
quently been struck when they didn't know
what hurt them, but the revelations made in
Hamilton county will afford them a clue to
the mystery. . These secret efforts to obtain
all the nominations ot the party for a favor
able few, is as rank a despotism as that exor
cised by the Autocrat of Russia.
We are Content Attorney General
Pugh and a host of smaller men are anx
ious to convince the people that there is no
difference of any mo.rent bct-veen the Whig
and Locofoco platforms. We are con
tent so fur as success is concerned.. Nar
row down the canvass between men, be
tween General Scott and General Pierce,
between tho General by Ms'own.'distinguish
edand brilliant services and tRe General by
appointment of Mr. Polk, and we donbt very
much' whether a corporal's guard could be
found to muster under the bonticrof the
An Oversight. Iii attempting to prove
that Gen. Scott was a quarrelsome man, the
Attorney General forgot to mention one in
cident which is stronger proof than any he
alluded to. When tho Uritish officer, upon
dock of a British transport, was selecting the
Irish prisoners taken at QueeustowiiIIoights,
to be sent to Englund and executed as trait
ors, Gen. Scott rushed' Up and at the risk of
his personal safety did quarrel with tho Brit
ish officer. ' Subsequent history tells us
that he was not only right,but that his"quor
relsome" interference proved successful, nnd
the Irish prisoners were saved and sent back
Price or Railway Iron Tho N.Y. Ex
press says tho price of railway iron in Eng
land has gono up from $31 to $31 per ton.
This adds also under our ad valorem tariff $6
per ton to the duty, thus increasing the pro
tection, when it is least essential, and dimin
ishing it when it Is most needed by the hard
And this is rot all. It adds $6 per ton to
the price paid by tho consumer. It gives
the British capitalists the control of our mar
ket, the control of our manufactures and con
trol over the pockets of the consumer. Is
Ohio for Scott. Tho editor of the Piqua
Register has conversed with an intelligent
gentleman, who has traveled through twenty-three
counties in this State within the
past six or Beven weeks. He was traveling
on business which required him to spend,
from ono to tu o days in each county. From
what Information lit could gather in this trip
he is entirely satisfied that tho State will go
for Scott. Numbers are found everywhere,
who never voted a Whig ticket in their lives,
now warmly enlisted in support ol Old Chip
pewa. Origin ot Wheat. A most curious and
able dissertation upon the origin of wheat
completely justifies the views we have held;
for, although it does not show that oats
change, into rye, as many believe, and offers
no support to some othor speculations of '.he
same kind, nevertheless it demonstrates, be
yond all further question, that wheat is itself
a transmutation of a kind of wild grass. M.
Esprit, Fabre.of Agde, well known to botan
ists an acute observer and patient experi
mentalist, has made the discovery, which
hus been introduced to public notice by Pro
fessor Dunul, of Montpelier. Gardiner's
News in California by Magnetic Tel-
EOKArn. In the California Placer
Times, of the 9th of July, there is published
news from tho United States to the 3d of
June, and from Europe to the 19th of May,
being eleven days later intelligence than was
received by the steamers. It was received J
by way of Mexico, whero tho magnetic teloV We loam indirectly, says me n . i . jour
graph is In operation from Vera Cru to the Fn.al Commerce, from Purser Welch, of th
city of New Mexico. The San Francisco
papers say that, when the line is finished to
Maxatlan. Mexican papers will be their chief
reliance for intelligence from the Atlantic
States and Europe.
; 07-Gov. Cobb, of Georgia, is out in fa
vor of running but one Piorce electoral
ticket In that State, provided the Southern
Rights men are willing to compromise with
his Union friends and give them a portion of
03Th State Bank building at Elizabeth
town.N. , was destroyed by fire the 19th.
A Soldier's Testimort. At arecent meet
ing of the Young Whigs -of Cleveland, a
Mr. Lyon, who had served under General
Scott, was called out, and gave some inter
esting incidents ofthe War in Mexicohow
ingthe bravery of Scott and his great hu
manity, lie had seen him when ridlngthro'
the streets of Mexico with his staff around
him, stop his horse, get off, and go and speak
t some poor wounded soldier by the sido of
tho j"! nd en on rage him by word and
substantial relief, ' while stuff remained
waiting for him. He said this to illustrate tha
"pride" and the "vanity" of the old chieftain.
After the battle of Contreras, Scott said to
the troops "Brave men one more battle
I and the country is ours." So, said Mr. Lyon,
I would say here "Ono moro battle and
. .. ,
the country is ours." (Great cheering.)
Pennsylvania. -At a recent mce'.ing in
Cleveland, Mr. McDuniels of the Old Key-,
stono State, pledged Pennsylvania to Scott
by at least 13,000 majority. Tho Keystone
Stale rolled up a good majority for Taylor,
but she would do much hotter for General
Scott. He said ho would stake his reputa
tion upon it that Pennsylvania would be
found "right side up," and that Scott would
be our next President.
"In the Hands of his Friends." A
Washington correspondent, referring to Mr.
Hale's nomination for the Presidency and
the probubility of his accepting it, says that
he neveryetsaw a prominent politician who
was not "in tho bands of his friends." Tho
remark evinces considerable judgment of
human nature; and without making any par
ticular local application, it might bo added
that some of them, like the new Constitution'
are treated very badly. .
Disinterested Testimony. S'mion Brown'
Esq , long tho editor of a Democratic jour
nal in New Hampshire, and now of the
New England Farmrr, who spent several
years at Washington, says Gcnorul Scott is
"a man of inestimable private character, and
is not less respected in his social than in his
private relations." As to the General's
fitness for the Presidency, Mr. Brown says:
''That ho possesses administrative qual
ties which fit him for the Executive chair
of the nation, bis political opponents, wheth
er Whig or Democratic, will readily admit;
and should he be elected to this high office,
we doubt not he will fill it with honor to him
self and credit to his country."
True. A Locofoco paper says there is
an infinite deal of truth in this short para
graph: "Nothing great everyet succeeded that
was not first hissed at by something very
They seem to read the doom of tlioir own
party in their miserable attempts to hiss at
the gallant achievements of one of the great
est of living men.
The Collision on the Lake. We notice
a long telegraphic despatch, giving further
particulars of the late fatal collision between
the Steamer Atlantic and the Propeller Og
densburg. Sum 200 persons were taken
Irom ttto boat and nbout 100 from the water.
The number of tho lost is not yet known.
The ' Propeller ran into the Steamer and
struck her some twenty feet forward of the
wheel. It is probable that both parties were
to blame for gross carelessness. It is sup
posed that from two Co three hundred have
been lost, the exact number will- never be
Hon. Tuos. F'. Marshall. Tho Whig
Centrul Committee or Kentucky have ap
pointed the Hon. Thos. F. Marshall the
Whig candidate for elector in tho Lexing
ton district in the pluce of Mr. Gurret Da
vis, resigned. Mr. Marshall has accepted
the appointment and was to meet Mr.-Johnson,
his Democratic competitor, at the Ow
en county court yesterday.
Mr. M., we are told, made a splendid
speech at Franklort on Saturday evening
and with tho finest effect. A distinguished
citizen who hoard it writes to us, thut, if
such a speech were made in evory neigh
borhood in Kentucky, Gen. Scott's majority
would reach thirty thousand. We hope
that, after Mr. Marshall shall have canvass
ed his own district, ho may bo prevailod on
to go into other districts and administer on
General Pierce. Louisville Journal.
Chance for an Outfit. Tho editor of
the Louisville Courier offers to wager the
editor of the Frankfort Yeoman, a Rplcndid
$50 cloak thut Scott will carry Kentucky.
A $35 coat that he will carry it by 1,000
majority.- A $14 pair of pants that he will
carry it by 2,000 majority. A $100 gold
watch that he will carry it by 2,500 majority.
A $10 vest that he will carry it by 3,000.
An $8 pair of boots that he will carry it
by 4,000 majority. A $5 hot that he will
carry it by 6,000 majority-. A silk pocket
handkerchief that his majority in Kentucky
will exceed that given to General Taylor.
And a tooth-pick that his majority ,vill be
larger than tliut given to Generul Harri
son. Wax Seals on Letters. The Post
muslor General has again cautioned the
public against the use of wax souls on letters
which are to be transmitted across the isth
mus, either to or from tho Pucific. The
postmaster at San Francisco reports, under
date ofthe 15th ult, that tho Inst mail from
New York contained a large number of
letters thus Benled, which, owing to tho
melting of tho wn., it wns impossible to
sepersto without injury to a portion of them.
Similar complaints have been received from
other quarters, and particularly from Eng
tand, in respect to letters sent sealed in this
manner from California;
Steam Grain Elevator. Messrs, God
ard and Hovcy, of Albany .have just comple
ted a floating elevator for the purpose of
unloading and loading grain. The elevator
is so arranged that it will not only measure
grain from one boat and deliver it on anoth
er, and give the accurate quantity, but will
also receive it from a boat and deliver it into
the firstiocond and third stories of any build
ing, nt a very cheap rate. It will handle
15,000 bushels of grain per hour; willsepe-
rntn tlin rnlm frnm rnrn or other larre 811 U-
stance, m-8t alwaysin grain, and will also !
screen and blow it, and give tno exact
Mortality Amono tkb U. S. Troops.
U. 8. sloop-of-war Vincennes, who return
ed in the Illinois, from Volparalso, that up
wards or eighty of the U. H. troops, recent
ly sent out, died on the Isthmns and Golden
Gate, of disease contracted on the Isthmus.
Major Gore was among the number. It
was understood thnt official information ofthe
fatality had been forwarded to Washington.
Kossuth Corspiract. No less than 250
persons had been arrested in Lombardy, pre.
vious to the 34th of July, on suspicion- of
being privy to a conspiracy against the gov
ernmeat, a clue to which was obtained! by
intercepting Kossuth's lettors.
Tne Itnir Moiling on!
Wehav bean shown another list of names
of over ONE HUNDRED Democrats, in a
single county who will vote for Scott!
An intelligent friend from the Miami Val
ley writes: "Aa to our prospects here, they
are very flattering." T
Another from the Southwest says: "I
think we shall be able to give Gen. Scott
more than tho Whig strength in this coun
ty." Another from the Northwest says:' "Quite'
as much xoal and energy are exhibited in
this part of tho district, as in any prior cam
paign since '40." -
Another speaking of tho Whigs' of his
county, says: "My word for it, they will do
better than ever before." ; :
. Anothor says: "We aro awake, here; I
think I am not mistaken in the strong hope
of giving Ohio to Scott."
Anothersays: "The prospect of gaining
pretty largely from the Lorofocos is increas
ing. Almost every Whig I converse with,
spoke of knowing Locofocos who will vote
Anothersays: "In this district we confi
dently expect a decided decrease of the Lo
cofoco majority.. Whig documents, and
especially Lives of Scott, are largely read,
and we hear of many who have acted with
tho other party who will vote for Scott."
Another says: " 'Old Fuss and Feathers
is not only first in war, first in peace, but he
is first in the hearts of the people of this re
gion." . r
We cut the following from tho Cincinnati
To the Editors of the Enquirer Sirs:
I most cheerfully accept the name of A
postate from the corruptions of Locofoco
ism. You could not do me a greater favor
than to say that I am an Apostate from the
runks of the rotton party to which you be
long. , .
If you would like to know, I can inform
you that you can find thousands of such A
postates in this city and county.
. J. F. Gibbons.
And still another:
For the Cincinnati Atlas.
Mr. Editor: We, as German voters of
the Second Congressional District of Ham
ilton county, wish,- through the medium of
your valuable political paper, to make, our
views known to the Delegates of the Whig
County Convention, to meet at Mount
Pleasant on the 19th inst., for the purpose of
nominating a Whig county ticket.
We have, for many years past, voted and
acted with the Democratic party, supposing
the principles of that party true to the groat
interests of our adopted home.and the free in
stitutions of our glorious and independent
country. But, satisfied from the movements
of the late Democratic Convention, the in
terests of our country and her institutions
are no part of the creed of the present lead
ers of that party; on the contrary, self-emulation
is the sole objoct of these demagogues.
We know them well now. We know their
love for the Dutch. They would ride into
office through our votes, and then kick us
for our stupidness: We now frankly con
fess we hnve been duped for years, and sin
cerely hope our brethren- will not remain in
the dark as long as we have.- We shall,
each of us, use every-effort to give-them
light that they may see sooner than we have
the error they have fallen into.
We suggest to the delegates of the Con
vention, not, however, in a spirit of dicta
tion, the policy of nominating Judge Saft'in
us the candidate for Congress in the Second
Congressional District; for him and the en
tire Whig ticket we pledge onrselves for five
hundred German voters who buVe never vot
ed the Whig ticket.
Nicolas Maringer, fi. II. Merkel, Frank
Krieger, Henry Bobrie,- Francis Noll.Val.
Weisel, John A'ppelirmnn, Joseph Bradbeck,
Albert Schmidt, Christian Mayer, Charles
Miller, Jacob Herive, Michael Geisler,
Mitth. Felix, Francis Rnes.
A resident of Cincinriati How Ecreesys
ho knows the signers of the above paper,
and that they are every one of th 'm substan
tial, influential Germans, whom he supposed
to bo as firm in the tocofuco" faith utr the
hills. They ure learning the difference be
tween sham democracy nnd real1 democracy.
Another letter says: "The feeling to a
chieve a triumph and redeem the State is
prevalent among all the Whigs of this sec
tion." Another Bays: "Within a few days past
we hear of several accessories from tho
ranks of our opponents in this county."
The story appears to be everywhere the
same. We have not taken a word from nny
letter written for publication above. They
ure all private letters from intelligent, reli
able Whigs, intended to communicate, with
out exaggeration,thetrue condition of things.
Madeira Wine. Most disastrous ac
counts are received of the future prospects
of Madeira. It seems not improbably that
the celebrated wine of Madeira will be a
matter of history. A blight of some sort
has entirely destroyed the vintage for this
year, ahd seems likely to destroy the vines
themselves. It appears in the' shape of a
thick white 'powder, which entirely covers
the clusters of grapes. The inhabitants
have memoriulized the Portuguese Govern
ment to be permitted to cultivate tobacco.
Mr. Watson G. Haynes protests,
through the New York Tribune, against the
nomination of Hon. John P. Hale, by the
free-soil convention. He says every thing
was rushed through under the gag of the
previous question; and that if a fair express
ion of opinion could have been obtained,
Gen. Wilson, of Mass., would have been
the nominee. He goes for another conven
tion, and allegs that not over 1,000 dele
gates attended at Pittsburgh.
California Emigration. The rush to
California from all parts of the world con
tinues unabated. For the nino weeks end
ing July 8th, the arrivals at Sun Francisco
amounted to 22,000. Tho Chinese contin
ue to arrive in groat numbers. Nearly
4000 reached San Francisco in a fortnight.
They mado their way at once to the mines.
Tho hostility of the miners towards the
Chinese has abated. ' s-. v,
Recent experiments have shown thut
steam as generated in steam boilers, Is an ef
fectual extinguisher of fire. A foreign jour
nal states that it was applied to -a tire on
board a stenmship, from tho boiler, with the
most complete success. It was aleo tried at
Trenton in su iron manufactory with tho
same result. -
OCrA man named Orville Ilatch.ofFrunk
lin, Connecticut, has become Insane through
exercise of mind in reference to the spirit
rappings. The spirit of a suicide urged him
to commit suicide, and he haviug left home,
his friends ore under the impression that he
nas Kiiieu nimscit.
Kossuth was living in great privacy in
London, at tho last accounts, and attracted
no public observation or attentions what
ever. He is said to express great horror of
and aversion to the Derby government, who
he fancies, would, if possible betray him to
the Austrian government..
Land Warrants. There is increased
inquiry for Land Warrants in New York,
with a short supply on sale. The wall
street dealers pay lull $150' for the 160 acres
scrip; $75 for the 80 acres, and $37 60' for
the 40 acres. They re-sell at $1544 $77,
and $39 50
tCir The American Tract Society, the
month past, acknowledges the receipt of
$26,068 of which $10,865 was in donations
The I-Hke Disaster.
Buffalo nnnftra. irnl vh.t i . -m .
from Mr. V ard and the officers of the Aw
uucr represenv mat toe number of vie--tims
was overstated by telegraph and first
reports. A gentleman informs us that Mr
Ward, after examiuing every source of In-
formation, is of the opinion that the number'
of passengers on the Atlantic did not exceed
430, and that the total of persons lust doe
not vary much from 131. Of the number 9
belonged u the boat, 15 were cabin passen
gers, and the balance Norwegian emigrants.
It will be seen by the testimony of the
mate or tha Ogdensburgb. ana the statement
ofthe mate of the Ailtm;. .1.1 t..
, --1 vtta. vtbUUUirir
the night was hazy there was no difficulty in
discerning the lights of boats at least a mile
distant. - The mate 0r the Ogdensburir
swears that he saw the Atlantie when three
miles off, and the mate ofthe Atlantio saw
mug roini ttigni two miles off. We are
informed on the best authority that the en
gineer of the Atlantic admit ih.tl.. .... .u-
light of the propeller from the gang-way .an
ubiiiatcu b couision, siooa by the engine'
ready to check the speed of the boat, bu
heard no order to do eo unlfl the collision.
The fact that nearly or quite all the col
lision on the Lakes have occurred in calm
weuther, is proof conclusive of criminal
neglect or recklessness. In rough weather
more care is exercised and boats give each
other aa well as sailing vessels safe sea-room.
We are satisfied also that there is too much
of the feeling of the old stage driver who
meets a light buggy on his track, on the part
of some officers of large fast eteamers
"you are nothing but a schooner, or a pro
pel.er, get out of my way or suffer the con
sequence." Herald. ...
England The fotatoe and other Crops
Emigration yc. Ono ofthe Galway paper
thus reports: - '- : ..r.
"The potatoa crops in the neighborhood
are we regret to say, affected to a consider
able extent, and farmer urn nnu, itlirrrfn,.
out the early portion of them, and sendinff
v..n.u ,u marnei aony. r rom all we can.
earn on the subject,however,the injury done
has not been as great as that sustained up
to.tho same period last year. The various oth
er descriptions of crops throughout this part
of the countrv are all in mlmimhlo ni:,,.
and promise to bo more than usually produc
tive this season." ; .
Statements similar to the foregoing ap
pear in the othor Connaught journals
Meanwhile, the bare prospect of another
blight has given a fresh impetus to the emi
"The people," says the Galway Packet,
"only appear bent on leaving the country as
Tast as they can. It Is lamentable to see
men fleeing from the land of their nativity
as from a pest-house. The young and the
strong, and the vigorous, aye, and many of
the comparatively wealthy, too, are throng
ing to the emigrant ships. . On yesterday
morning, no fewer than 200 souls left this
neighborhood by train for Doublin en route to
America." - ;
The Daily Express has the following state
ment in reference to the potatoe blight:
"A good deal of anxiety in manifested a
bout the condition of this important crop.
We have given as careful consideration as
we could to the accounts received from vari
ous quarters of the country, and have ex
amined, personally, within the last few days,
many fields in this and the adjoining coun
ties, and' the conclusion arrived at is, thaty
although the disease is undoubtedly present.
it is not in so great a degree as to cause great
alarm. An immense extent of the crop has
been planted in Ireland this season, much
greater than for many seasons past; and from'
all that can be learned, und allowing for the
natural tendency to alarm.it would seem thnt
the rot is not so wide-spread, nor so bad,
where it does appear, as formerly. Our
contemporaries and their correspondents
would do well to weigh their statements on
this subject beforo exciting unfounded feare
in the public mind."
From Havana. Letters by the steamer'
Crescent City, at New York, from Havana,
stuto that beside the arrest of persons Bup-'
posod to be concerned in the paper affair,
some twenty have beeti thrown into prison'
for having large qualities of powder and
lead on tbeir persons: Oho man had no loss'
than 800 pounds of lead in his house when'
tuken, besides a large quantity of cartridges'
already made up, and some demijohns of
powder. It is also stated that the depots of
salted provisions have been discovered in'
Old Bullion and thb Lit'tle Giant.' "
The St. Louis Democrat, the new organ of
Mr. Benton, in an article which the St. Lou
is Republican says is evidently from the pen'
of the ex-Sonator himself, makes, a fierce
assault upon Senator Douglas. It classes'
him with the nullifiers, and calls him a "bar
room politician" and the champion of the
"plunder interests in Congress." What
will "Young America" say to that! Wash
fj5"A great feat of pedestrianism is now'
coming off at Hoboken, N. J., opposite New
York. It was commenced on Friday even
ing last, and will continue ten weeks, two
days and sixteen hours. The feat is to be
performed by F. II. Gibson the great pe--destrian,
for a wager of $3,000 a side. Ho
is to walk, in the first place, 1250 miles in
1000 hours, then 1250 half miles in 1000
half hours, and lastly, 1250 quarter miles In
1000 quarter hours. ...... -
A Novel Exodus. Three Irish" girls,
aged 8, 5 nnd 3 years, arrived in Utica, New
York, a few days ago, direct from Ireland,
and en route for Wutertown. They areor
phans, nnd are in hopes of finding an uncle
who lives in Watertown. These children
performed, without a friend or guide, the long
journey which is now obout terminated. -The
eldest girl acted as mother for her littlef-"
sisters, and showed herself wise and discreet.
Horrible. The Post publishes extracts
from the proceedings of an ancient court
martial, which suspends General (then Cap
tain)Scott three months, for calling Aaron
Burr a traitor! Wewonder if the Geneial has
not, at some time in his long military career,
spoken with equal disrespect of the charac
ter and "revolutionary "services" of General
Arnold! Pittsburgh Despatch.
A Imputation of fourteen chiefs and
braves of the Sac and Fbx trfbes-of Indians
arrived here on the Lady Pike. Satnrday;,
en route for Washington to settle some bus
iness with the Government. Young Keo-'
kuk, the great chief of the Sr-cs, and Pow-e-
cheek, great chief of the Foxes, ere among.'
the number. A son of Black Hawk also
accompanies the delegation. Cin. Suni.
OirThe Unitarians of San Francisco
have agreed to invite Rev. Mr. Harrington,
of Massachusetts to preach for them for one
year, for $6,000, and have raised $1,000 to
pay his expenses out, with an agreement to-.
pay his way back if he does not like it.
05" An Irishman being in church where
the collection apparatus resembled election
boxes, on its being handed to him, whispered
in the carrier's ear;- that he was not natur
alized and could not vote.
Resignation. A letter- from San Fran
cisco says that the Hon. Thos.. Butler King
has resigned the-office of Collector,, the re
signation to take effect in' October, or No
vember. .. . ,. , ..(,
' ftSTAsalo of 20,000 toothpicks was made
at Savannah on the 13th' Inst, by Messrs.
Philbrick & Bell, for the use of tho Pulaski.
House,- ' i- i: .,