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From our exchange papers we learn
?ovf line -(a con ....Fet. 2S, IS S-1. ! that Santa Anna after Iftving attacted
" "SkEraLi:""" !Puc"a upon ih,e 8;h a?d "th,of Jrr
I ... i ;r. .nit, -..h ttmp and the
The long agony is at length ever, and ; " ' . , - - v. ,lllfu.red
. tilSfc llUtt ' " - ' S
has retreated and snrrendcred
MHten Brown's bill for the annexation '
of Tc'as, has beyond doubt been lost in
the Senate; the committee to whom it
wrsi referred, being composed of four
whig r.ml i,:.e Jinueri.. report?
against it. !
Col. Bent.-.:, has n iil Jrswu his first
lii!!and introduced & substitute for ii, i
which frr in w'hut we c?.ii utn, v. ill;
kl.-trcthe fate cf the oc Just rcted upon. 1
Et;t we L-ivs Cti. Leirton's hill ii: lull:
himself up. The following is the o5-
ciai notice of his surrender:
Kroai t'iariotia Vera Cruz. inn. 13,
t.'e;a; in Chief and Chief!
1 UEBLA, Jan. H.IS45. )
F.vtidin -No. 15. Innyof Operation.
His Excellency Don Antonio de Ha
ro df TaniaYiz sr.d Don Jese Maria
Mendosa yes'.erl-.T tk their departure
lor the capital of Mexico. On the same
Aim to pTvvtdc fr the annexation f , ni?ht thev were followed by Oca. Uon
Texas to the United State. iv.r de Ceitazor. These three oSi-
J-e. it cr.nr'i.!, S'i. Tlial e State, to he ! ters ore despatched to treat with the
formed out of the present Republic cf Supreme Government for the scttlc
Tptm. w iih 5iiifable extent and hounda- mor t nf nil difficulties now exislinir in
d for the prevention of
Congress until the Malapportionment of further bloodshed,
representation, shall be admitted into 1, therefore, order all the forces that
the Union, by virtue of this act, on en cover the lines around this city, and
equal footing with the existing States, as j E0W untler my command, to suspend all
fxin as the terms end condition ot such ; EC.S 0f hostilities; to abandon the posi
admission and the cession of e remsin.- -tlons they now ocupy, and to retire to
ing Texan territory to the United States .tlc town of Amozoo, there lo await Lie
shall be agreed upon by the Govern-! result of the negotiations of thoso offi
jsrtits of Texas and the United 8tates. ccrs.
See. 3. And be it further naoicl. la view cf this commission, I doublt
That the sum of one hunpred thousand j0t that seconding the philanthropy by
doLHirs be, and the same is hereby, ap- i which I am animated, you will order the
propriated to defray the expenses of . forces under your command to suspend
missions and ncgetialions to agree up-iai their part, all hostilities, and avoid
or. the terms of said admission and ces- j t'li elliision of blood, which should be
sion, cither bv treaty to be ubmitted to j
carefully preserved to be shea only
the Senate, or by article te be submitted
to tfe twe Houses of Congress, f.s the
President ay dirot.
To the dwaocratic party through-
eiit the United States, this will be norti-
fying ii the exttrene. Upn liiet issue
they had rallied, and by an overwhelm
ing majority elected their oendidate.
when necessary, and against a fureign
Cud and Liberty.
Head Quarters, Jan 10, 7 P. M.
Aktokio Lofz Ds Sast Aksa.
Te Gi. Don Icxacio De Ysctax.
The New Orleans Tropic of the 0th
The House of Representatives with i inst., contains (he follow inc highly into
members, many of whom came fresh restir.g intelligence. The tyrant has
irom their oonttuenti, declared by a UeB talcen; "off with his head."
commanding majority that the Ameri- The most important news by this ar
an people demanded the 'eerjsumation rival is the confirmation of the account
of this great question; but ala. now previously given in this paper ; of the
it has been in former times, an obsti
nate, self-willed federal Senate lias pal-
THE HUMBUG. j requires that notice to be given. The
A few months ngo the question of the bill, in its present Pluipo, will in fact
en- .i, : avoid, and not mW.e collision, as
annexation of Texas was every wlierc .!,
, , , . , ' , j soirie nave sepposed. J here is notn-
laughcd at by the whig as a humbug-; in h h any way? con.
a mere babtle blown up by Jhe Presi-!fiiot wjth anv temporary ri?hi ol
dent for electioneering purposes a .(3 rent Britain Within the ierriMiy.
cloud of sn:o!;e that would soon Llowofl AdminisliM ei in its spirit :ilid purpo
and leave not a trace behind- Who ;es, r.u ;i(!j.isliiitnt of i:ny dilF.-uUK-s
would fear to face such a cloud, though . g ing out of the ,jii.-stn ol ten i-
, . , , ... i ,.,. ii" it, will he lacuitcted, :'.na
Tyler had charged it with all his tmiii- , c . . .
3 n , not eriibni'rnssed bv its operations,
der, and though the democrats, jnnjw , ;
fellon-s, had stolen the management of. fne yazoo JJfmocrat toils tlie
that thunder? Really the whole affair ; following
Correspondence of His Missouri Reporter.
jEFFtKSO.V ClTT, Ftb. 12, 1845.
Mr. Ewrou: the storm occasion
tii by the Governor's veto of the ine
muria! t Congress, to improve White
the p-rivitcge of diveriing the pro
ceeds of the $500,000 acre grant, tu
common school prrnoses, was, after
some debate, pnsseil by ayes 14 noes
Tie House to incorporate the
Si. Louis Fie Wnr.lf-ns, was p-assed.
river, did not abate until to-d.iy at ,n, the bii! : ir.r.oiporate the t'owa
noon. Tt::s uunning. ;i roconsidera-0f Glasgow.
lion of the vote relusins to runt the
was raos? rediculoun unworthy the no
tice of any sensible man. Yet, notwilh-
' Ho!!o. Mister, did you see a dog
conic bv here that laoked lii elie was
;and;rg the soil's aiid th sneers of the . a ye ir. r a Tt-ar-iind-H-haif, or two
whijis, the clould coatintu?'.! to rie, th
thunder tc rtll, and Ac lightning to p!y
The lint inn thai was raided to rre!
vcaitold? " s-;id a Yankee to a coun-
I tryiuait at the n;:! siri
i 'Ves,v s.iid ttieoitii'itrynicn, think-
the bolt, fellbkstedby the btroke; while b ' rM 10.lran,,; i,-if
the cloud swept on prostrating nil oppi-
tion. Neither whisr sneers, nor whig
arguments could Slav it rixress: but
or two hours ago, and is now a mile,
or a iiiile-and-a hall" or t wo miles a
head; an 1 he had a t;iil about an inch.
i:icli-und-:i hall or two inches
on it swept: and now the tallest oak of, i:ieli-and-a la!l or
the forest lie prostrate in its course. j 'l'r'H., . , , . , ,
, , , .! 'limt'II do, said tl
ihe peoiifc, every where, arc fast; , , .
v ' J . ' ou le into m! a feet, or
waxing up 10 uie vasi importance oi iiie:,gir y,. two feel
question. The voice of an uprouSed na
tion now demands its decission. The
immediate representatives of the peo
ple hav heard that call, and decided for
the great measure of the people. It
now knocks in thunder tones at the door
of the Sjuate Hall. May the politicians
at that end of the Capital take warning,
ere it is too late. May they no longer
oppos the will of the people on this
great measure, which u destined to
prostrate all its foes. Certain inevita
ble damnation awaits that Senator who
will dare array himself against the will
of the nation, so decidedly expressed.
a feet and a
sied the will of tfte people. There is
we thank Heaven a remedy for these
wronys&-a day of bitter retribution will
come at last the ballot bex will teach
those who now sit in "high places" and
violate the will of those who elected
them, that those who made them what
they ire, can unmake then, and tlut they
" ill be hurled from their seats and con
signed to that station which their con
duct deserves. The ucterrified De
mocracy imdand- by dfirai, will yet
be heard upon this; subject, and if the
"golden moment" be not already lost,
which we mnoh fear, the American
Aegis will yet be extended over the
'Virgin province." The Washington
Globe is confide of tie passage of Cob
Eenton'e bill, and that the President of
the Senate will at the next station of
Congress address the hero of St. Jacinto
an the U. State Senator fretn Texas.
God send that it mkj be o. Yet we
faar that Iqof azitatiorJof this oues'ion
in Congress, has engendered feelings of
enmity and irritatien, which will pre
vent any thing like a compromise be
tween the contending factions.
It appears that a civil officer from
Warsaw, wactuptothe cityjof ISetivoo
upon business, and was there arrested
by the Mormons as being one of the
murderers of the Smiths. Fearful that
the newt of his arrest would bring suc
cour from Warsaw, two hundred Uor
msxis wefe upon arras to prevent his
liberation. From the last aecounts much
excitement prevailed in Warsaw.
Judge Nelson of New York, and
JohnM. Reed of Philadelphia, have
been nominated by the President to fill
the vacancies on the Supreme benek.
There is aa effort makiig la have this
estimable lady appointed Pest Mistress
at St. Leuis. If the desire the office,
we shnald eertaisdyjfcvettr the'eppoint
aent for many reasons, ameng the rest,
because'she is the wide,- of the lament
ed.Li, Missouri's model Senator.
; . As it saoeta is. Gen. Lewis Cass
has beet elected U. S. Senator from
Michigan. He it one of the soundest
Xs andjablest men of eur party, and will
doubtless give Col.' Pelk's administra
tion an efficient support.
Mil w a cm. The iuhabtiants are a
kout applying for a oity charter, to ens
brseethe settlements on both aides ef
Milwaukie river iu& else on Walker's
Pois The ppnlati s new ?,00. i
ta Anna. The Minister
of Exterior relations announced to the
Mexican Congress on the 1 th ult. the
fact of Santa Anna's capture, and read
the follow ing official note convening the
HAD QvAKTia C COBSTITCT105AI.
At Jico, half past 9 o'clock.
His Excellency Don Antanio Lopez
de Santa Anna, has just been urought
in by four of our men, and is now in
our power. I am in too much haste to
i write the particulars before to-morrow.
lo Hit Excellency iht Minuter of Ex
Jalapa, 16th January.
The sair.Uter further informed Con
gress that Santa Anna would be conduct
ed to the Fortress of Perot, to await
the iecision of Government.
A proclamation dated January 14th,
announced the re-establishment of pcaee
in Mexico, and invited the citizens tore-
turn to their houses. The members
forming the Provisional Government of
1841, have been requested lo lorm pari
of the Assembly under the same char
ter. The commanding officers at Vera
Cruz end Tamaulipas have addressed
thanks lo the soldiers under their com
We learn verbally that Santa Anna,
previous to his defeat, entered Peubla,
pillaged and burnt the town, and but' h
ered the inhabitants. His army of 10
to 12.C0O men turned out against him,
and he now remains without a friend to
his cause. Gen. Ampudia had been
recalled, and replaced by Martinex.
Ampudia declared that all he had done
was br order of Santa Anna. It is
stidta'be the opinion of well informed
I ceople in Mexico that Santa Anna will
F 'I ...... i mi t i . r
be shot, u tnal lie wi.u oe api ior
some time to try to get him to disclose
where his treasure is, belore they exe
A passenger who came in the Water
Witch reports that Santa Anna left Pe-
rote. nndera strong escort, lor iae cuy
of Mexico on the 20th nit.
The Picayune says he left the army '
about 4 leagues below Pnebla, with an
escort of several hundred men, and pro
oeeded towards Jalapa. Before arriv
ing tlieie, he parted with his escort and
attempted to make hil escape to the
Mountains on foot, in the disguise of a
On enthelCth of January he was
discovered iu a baranco (ravine) near
a little village called Jito, some leagues
frem Jalapa, by a oouplc of Indians who
were hunting. The dogs belonging to
the Indians became restive and furious,
the Indians followed the direction of
their barking and found the Dictator,
who offerad them his watch and such
money as he had about him if they
would guide him to his hacienda. This
they refused to do, but gave the alarm,
end he was taken prisoner.
When lie wes captured he had taken
eff his cork leg on account of the iflama
tion predttced by walkipg upon it and
was carried by his servant.
Jas. M. Be as, heretofore connected
with the "Paris Murcury.'' Las trans
ferred all his interest in that paper, to
Jaiaes R. Abernathy, who w ill hence
forth conduct it. It is one among our
most amusing exchange.. We wish
Mr. A. all kinds of luck, except con
verts tj his political principles.
Uv relorence to the proceeding-
of Congress on tne 3d ints., it xvi.i i
be seen tuat the Oregon i-i'l lias pis
sed the House by the overwhelming
majority cf 140 to 9. Every true
friend of the country wtiJ. ipjoice v.X
this result. The ileten;i!ntin has
beer, at !st formed in the r-ght quar
ter, that we w ill now teke o?se-ision
of cur Pacific Territory, r-ncor.r: gp
emigration thit'.er, protect the set
ler, and tpiietly place that magmli
cent region beyond the further con
trol of Great Ihiiain. The great ob
ject for which Mis-omi's favorite
statesman lamet.ted Linn labored
with such untiring assiduity for n
long serk-a of years-, and which he
once carried in the Somite by the
force of his abilities and tlomiHtios
is about to be ccnsnrnated. J he
West will hail the adoption of thi:
measure with enthusiasm. The an
ne.taticn of Texas and the occuna
tion of Orejon have been demanded
by the American people, snd the
llouxe of Representatives has nobly
responded ro the popuhr will.
Th thousand who wil pour ml
the Oregon territory, if this bill shall
pass the Senate, will s.-rn place it
beyond nil danger ol IJniish mho
Ti i . ...:,: ..l
A Newspaper in a Family.
The minds of active children are
ever agog after something on which
their lancy may rest. 1 his princi
ple of tho human faculty neer can
be satisfied short of enjoyment in
something. This being a sell evi
dent position, the question fairly ari
ses what is the best food lor such
minds? If we wish their faculties to
remain useless, deprive children, as
much as possible, ol all sources ol in
formation; teach them that all polish
ol" whatever kind it may be, is super
fluous. Then they will either be
drones or vagabonds, according as
the bent of their incliriaiiori amy icud
them. Hut on tiie contiary, if you
would like to have the offspring ol
your ciiarge both active and uselui,
place such incentives before them as
would lead a tender and susceptible
mind into a train of usuful thoughts
which would so bias future conduct,
as to justify the rayiat: of the wise
man, that "train up a child in the way
he s-'iouhl go, aid w hen he is old he
'will notdtjvrt from it.?'
A fun's Yindi-alion cf kit Path-
A C-ntlemi'n who has lately vis
ited the battle field of J.undv's f:ne
Tlu r: i' n
minutes the lollowing in regard to a: es(i,,n j.j bv tii veto. is, wheth-
sf.n il the late len. Hull : ' n..,1r,.s, i,:is il.e C.nstilutro al
1 he height which lUilicr stormeif
A retired Crispin, who had amassed
considerable wealth, used to put the
letters T. R.S. C after his name. He
translated them th: "'First Rate
Shoemaker sad Cottier.'
veto message, prevailed ty ayes 4'J,
noes 31, and ICOO' copies were order
ed. The question rr.cnrrine upon the
passage of the memorial, notwith
standing the objections of "the Gov
ernor, it was supported by Messrs.
James, Coalter, Wellman, Williams,
and lions; and oppo-ed y Messrs
Hay, Hughe, Griliin, and Richmond.
A't:r much debate between the gen
tlemen in relation to the propriety
and impropriety of tne veto the ex- j
pediency and inexpediency ol pass
ing the memorial, as veli ns its con
stitutionality and unconstitutionali
ty t!.j vote was f:na!iy taken and
decided in the negative by a tie! a
majority of all the members being
necrssaiy to pass the memorial.
The follow ing are the ayes and noes:
Ayes .Mes-S.'S. liussetl, Biges,
Bo.is, Hro vvn, Huiier, Calhoun, Car
son, Chchau't. Ciss!!, Clark, Coalter,
Davis, llllis, Finiey, Gordon, Hyatt,
James, Jennings, Jewell, Johnson of
Livingston, Labecume, Longan,
Maupin, McNeil, Montgomery,!
Mos-, Murphy, Neil, O'Uannon, Or-!
rick, Parker, Paiks, Perrmam, Por
ter, Rains, Rcid, Sanfoili. Walker,
Waters. Wfihmn. Williams. Wil
son, ol" Randolph, Wcoda, and Youn
Noes Messrs. Abernathy, Hailou.
Harriet:, Hay, Ru'oid, Chiles. Coop
er, Cowan, l)odu'e. Edwards. Finch. '
Gray, Griilin, Holder;, Holmes.
Hughe., Jasper, Johnson f Cape
Girardeau, Jones Kelsay, Kemper,
lwry, Lush, Martin. Matthew, Mc
Clure," Miller, Morelock. Owens,
Reynolds Richmond. R-ibers. Rog
ers. Salmon, Sifitli. Snyder, Strmg
fellotv. Trask, Thooips.m, Wallis,
Warren, Wibmi ot Van Huren, ar.d
Mr. Speaker 44.
Absent Mwssrs. Bryan. Kiitley,
P,nox. Patterson, un I Whituker 5.
SSick Messrs. Aiiex nicer, Gnt
bip, Hough, MclJeiirj , Shacklel'ord,
and Whittiie id C. (,it v. ill, per
haps cratify the friends of the sick to
If am "that they are "on the mend.")
invoiv'd in the
ti.i-.i-. r t.i i.norooriate nioiiPV for the
a grave ysrJ. Iu iu bosom i,.,rovfinent of the snnl! 'rivers (r
nicng ti:e de: d of the day there bur-'
led, the name ol Hull, a cnpt.cn in.
repose, sine oy siie, ;.mi iu peace u. i riv ers which ai e not regarded ns o
the;reat trump sha.l sound, ti.-e 'e-, Bav-lJie importance to ihe Nation-
ams ol those who, on that fieio, ;1j i;0Vt-riinient.) and whether it
st.U'M: al eac-i ctuer s ti e. A gem-r- woui(1 t.Sj.cJiCi.t so to r.ppn pn
ous warrior spait give to both ecti.i! . m,.neV. 'flt-st. m.es'ions are a-
honois end a ci'inmon ative. A-; i.i, :'., a n. :,.-.- !.tn
pietiy tl.cri'Ug'dy discussed by the
Kpvend oeiitlL-mtii who addressed
the American army, caught my eye. ,ie ioliSft ur,on tiie subjcct. And I
He tell in the battle in Ins 23d 'year jjnol hesitate myself to say Uiat
us he desired to lull. He wus the ti,e Governor, and" those who have
son oi Uen. limi, who igr.cimmou-ly Sllst;uneii h;m, are ri-ht.and 1 belit-ve i
surrendertd ueiroit :;t t::c corn
menccment of tiie war, and was sen
tenced" to die a coward's death.
IVepiy did his high spirited son feci
this stain upon his name, and he
sought for every opportunity of wash
ing it out. it need be, w-uh his heart s
blood. He ' wash it out; and
here, sword in hand, beneath his
country's flag, on the crown of the
enemy s worKs;nnu in the aims ol
victory he died!
ence. 1 tie auventerous spirits ar
resdy preparing to emigrate thithtr,
are jut suited to the imssion devoi
ved uDon tnem. ihey will ro, e-
qually rer.dv to till tiie soil, and do
f?nd their new homes against all ene
mies. They have asked from thj A
merican Government the authority
conferred on them by this bill; and
nol many years will elapse, before
the Slate of Oregon will be one of
the wealthiest and most prosperous
ia the Union. Ihe natum resourc
csof this Territory, its soil, produe
tions, climate cs.'nmercial advantag
es, tc, have become famtllmr to all
through elaborate and faithful des
criptions by those who have visited
it, and spoken lrom personal obser
vation. Mi.ioiri will have a cause
fr rejoicing at the success of this
measure peculiar to herself in the
proud reflection that, to the unceas
ing exertions of her cherished son
Lkwis F. Iakv is its triumph in a
great degree lo be ascribed. Re
porter. The Constitution of the 3d inst.,
"The bill to organize a Tei ritot ial
ijtovernmerii in uregon, ana to ex
tend our laws overluat region of
country, passed the House of Repre
sentatives to-day, by. a very large
majority yeas 140, nays 53. The
motion to concur with the amend
ment adopted in the Commtitee cf
the Whole, requiring the President
to give the British Government
twelve months' notice, that the joint
occupation should cen.e, was earn
Light from Dauk Plack. "Sam
Jonsing,' said Pete Gumbo last night,
as he met his old friend just before
gun fire 'Sam Jonsing, 1's mighty
ghid to sees you!'
You, is, eh?, queried the philosoph
'Distinctly I is,' retorted Pete'and
I'll tell you why. It's because 1
wants de lucerdutions ob your obser
bations and 'spc-rience on a subjec
dat's lost in de mazes ob doubt and
deplc-xity to me. I axes you, now,
wot are meant by de ihn k ages oh
which we hears so much?'
'He dark r.ges ob de world, Pete?'
Kzackly so, San.'
'Wat you tinks ob dem yoursef,
Wall, sometimes I tinks rley has
deference to de times afore gas, and
de roarin' horalbs, find lard oil, and
theodcr new light ob skyence was
inwented, and den ogin Ps lost in de
darkness which de lights aforesaid
has giben me. hut my 'pinion is no
tin; 1 axes wu to 'splainily, Sam.'
Wall, Pete, acrordin' to tie lights
afore me, I links dat do daik ages
you delude to wasde limes wen lar
wasn't no one but niggers in dis ter
restshnl spere ob ours de times
wen white folks wasn't no whai !'
'Dat's do trut, Sam, de trut; I
knows it is. You's lit up de darkness
heeahl'and Pete struck his forehead
a heavy blow with his open hand
turned upon his heel, and marvelled
the LV-mocrucy ol the State will ap
ppjve their course. You know, Mr
Editor, that the Democratic party
has long maintained that the Gener
al Government has no power to en
"ae in a system of interna! improve
ments, or to rppropriate money for
that purpose to any ct the Mates;
How, then, can we consistently me
morialize Congress to npproptiitc
money for the improvement of our
small rivers, the benefit of which are
entirely local? Resides, it is bad
policy to do so. ll our roads and ri
vers want improving, let us go to
work and do it ourselves. We ore
the best iudtres as to what improve
ment is necessary, and we know bet
ter than it is possible tor Congress to
know, whether we have the means
to employ in this way; and, as the
veto well maintains, '-if we have not
the means lo devote to onr own local
purposes, we should not ask others,
who are not interested, to assist
This afternoon, the House resum
ed the consideration ot Mr. La
bcaume's Memorial to Congress, ask-
in the' continuation of the Cumber
land road. Mr. Higgs' amendment
to strike out St. luis was rejected
and Mr. Hav's to strike out Spring
field, 111. nnnd insert andalia, was
adopted. Mr. Hallou offered an
mendnient, asking a branch of the
road Irom Jellerson citv by Warsaw
and Springfield, Mo., to Texas, which
was adopted and tiie memorial was
In Ike Senate. Mr iuiils presente
n petition from the blacksmiths ef
St. l.,ouis, ftsKing me incorporation
of the Blacksmiths Association: At
so, a petition from certain citizens ol
The Dorr resolutions were taken
up and discussed, h:t the Senate ad
journed without any final action
a Y.urs, TYPO.
JEiTEiisoNCiiTrFtL. 13. IG44".
Tliis morning the bill authorizing
certain improvements i.i the peniten
tiary, va passed.
Mr. S.virn, on leave, presenteJ a
petition from certain citizens of Clin
ton county, praying the passage of a
iaw requiring Justices of the Peace
to give security for the faithful per
formance of their duties, which was
referred to the committee on Justice
of the Peace. -
Mr. Wk.li.han offered a resolution,
which was adopted, instructing the
Committee on the Miljii i, lo inquire
into the expediency of abolishing
militia musters in this Slate, except
the uniform voiunteer Companies.
Mr. W. remarked that the militia
musters had become little belter than
Uu iesquiS. He bad seen field offi
cers hare-footed with spurs on.
On motion of Mr. IIugiiks, the
Senate resolution appointing live
members of that body to join such
number as vhull be appointed by the
House, as a committee to lay offth
State into Judicial circuits, was ta
ken up and concurred in fourteen
members were appointed on the part
el the llcu-e.
The Senate bi!l to lay off t"ho
State into .Congressional districts
was reae twice arid ordered toa third
The resolution proposing the re
duction jf the salaries cl the bank
officers, was refirred to the Commit
tee on the Rank, with an instruction,
proposed by .Mr Laberriimes, that the
i-omiv-iMee inquire into the expedien
cy of rfuueing the s:. lanes ol the offi
cers ol the Mother Buck and branch
es. An act concerning landlords and
tenants in the county of St. I.ouis,"
was read three time:; and passed.
.Mr. Pori.k ia '.reduced a resolu
tion instructing the Committee ap
pointed to rr p-.irt a hill laying off the
State int Jorircml Circuits, to pro
vide far holding but two terms of
Court a year. The resolution liee
npon trie table oae day under the
Jti the Senii!c.The joint resolu
tions in r?l;;tion to Thomas W. Dorr,
which were undisposed of when the
Sen-iia adjwomc-d yesterday evening,
were this rfierning referred to the
Committee, on Federal Relations.
Tiie memorial to Congress for the
side of certain tractions of iand, was
passed; ar:d also a memorial to Con
j'css for the sraduation of the price
of the public land.-.
Tha House resolutions lor tne re
ception ef Missouri's portion of mon
ey arising from ihe sales ot ihe pub
lic lands, were indefinitely postpon
ed bv aves 14, noes 12.
The resolution authorising Mr
George C. Hixoham, an artist of
great skill, to paint a representation
of Gen. Jackson when arrange
befoie Judge Hill, was indefinitely
The grossest kind of tyranny is that op
father compelling his daughter to maj
! to tht the bill, a it niw stsndsry ,maB eannot endure.
A locx oy hai:i. Few things in'
this world are so delightful ns keop
sakes. Nor do they ever, to my
heart at least, nor my eyes, lose their
tender, powerful charms. How
slight, how small, how tiny a memo
rial, saves a beloved one trom oblivi
on worn o the finger, or close to
the heart especially if she be dead.
No thought is so insupportable at
that of entire, total, blind forget ful
ness when the creature that once
laughed, i:nd sung, and wept to us
close bv our side, or in our arms, as
if her smiles, her voice, her teats her
kisses r.tVir had leen. She and
them h'.l swallowed up in the dark
nothingness ol the dust.
Of all keepsakes, memorials, rel
ics, most dearly, most devotedly do I
love a little lock of hair: end oh! when
the head it beautified is long moul
dering in the dust, how spiritual
seems the undying glossiness ot the
sole remaining ringlet! All etae
gone to nothing, save ond except
that solt. smooth, burnished and glo
rious fragment of the apparrelling
that once hung to cloud and sunshine
over an angel's brow.
I Ave. a lock of hair is far better
St. Louis asking the incorporation cl ' ,,,nn Sin" l)l(,,"re' l , "SV' T
the Mound Fire Company.
Mr. Reese oflered ii resolution to
appoint a committee of five, on the
part ot the henate, to join such num
ber ns may be appointed on the part
of the House, to lay of! the State in-
t. iil.lilill f.l'fmttf tvlilfli M'nc nrlitnr.
beloved object herself, it belongs to
the tresses that often, long ago, may
have been dishevelled, like a shower
of sunbeames, over your beating
breast! But now solemn thoughts
sadden the beauty once so bright
... ;.,.i;;,ii ,,..,ii., ,i,:..t. j,., Jso refulgent: the lonrer vou caze on
I UUILIUI VilbUlU I 1 1 1 1 1 l U J ilLIIIJ L ' f 7 r J f
ctj. it the more and more it eeems to say
The memorial to Congress, asking 'ui'braidingly. Wrrp'st thou n