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ThftkJv.J1tf. Journal f CJmtnerei pub
ItsneV'the followTng extract of a letter,
which, though no later, presents several
'new features, especially as to the demand
far physicians, and the sad want of a gov
ernment, it is dated. .
Sjui FaANCitco, Dec. 25, 1848.
'- I ani still in service, but expect daily to
be Blustered "but. Troops have "arrived by
the way of Santa Fe, and if they have their
compliment or medical officers, i siiaii on
tain my discharge. My practice in town
is very valuable. , .This, I believe, is the 6u
ly port -n;the- world where a physician ...is
well employed and well paid. I am. anxious
SO know whether the Courts out here have
Probate jurisdiction. ' I have had several
hundred soldiers1 claims offered me, and I
would hare bought them, but the law states
that the 'claimants must make affidavits as
to their identity before a Court with Pro
bate jurisdiction; ;" ; . '.
; Let me give you a specimen of yester
day's wbrk with me; and it is a fair average
probably I was a little more busy than
usual: in the morning I visited the Frt,
and afterwards my patients in town ; dined
at 3 p. m. and went to bed; was waked three
times ddriag the night to dress wounded
men, in general row that took place in
-the hotel where I am living. I have just
returned from an inquest that was being
held on a body found dead on the road t.t
the Fort. This is a common occurrence;
rarely a day' passes' that some are not
killed. , ; . .
. The people here are taking steps to or
ganize a government. . They are neglected
There are no regular custom house officers,
and the receipts from customs are $20,000
day. There are no post otnce arrenge
ments, and more letters are carried from
the Sacramento to this place and Monte
rey, than there are on one-third the mail
routes in the United States. There are no
courts, no laws, no protection to citizens,
and there are thousands of citizens re
quiring protect ioa.! There is no mint, and
our gold goes to Valparaiso and . niazatian
for coinage, and is sold for $14 per ounce,
and 6 per cent, is paid to the Mexicans and
Chillenos for the privilege of coinage, &c,
&o. It is a fact as certain as any thing can
be, that if' our wise-acres at Washington
delay Tarnishing us with a government, and
allow sectional prejudices and such things
as Wilmot provisos to interfere with their
duty and our rights, that the prediction so
pften made in the United States, of a
separation, from the Union, will be realized.
: The mining ! operations are: not on as
large a Scale .as: in the early part of the
season. The ground is becoming frozen
and the waters oi the rivers are exceeding
ly cold: nevertheless, those 'that purpose
wintering in the jnining district, manage t
make it profitable still. Nearly all of the
volunteers that were -stationed in Lower
California; are living oi the Stanislaus and
Mcuumaiy river. uolonel otevenson is
there." -:' " - : "
I may as well give yon a word or two on
the state of society among the miners, siur
der and highway robbery are every day oc
currences. Many and many a poor fellow
is waylaid, and his life , taken without its
ever being known to the world. It is a
common thing to hear a party of miners
say, we Jteve lost such' a , one ; we do not
Known wuai nas oecome oi nun; ana
bodies are freanent'v found in the moan
fains half devoured by the wolves, and not
1 There is a good story told of the lamen
tations of an old Hidalgo, when the stars
and stripes were unfurled atTampico. He
mourned the impossibility of getting away
from its( influence. In broken English he
exclaimed: 'I was de Spanish consul in de
Louisiana 'when dat Aag Was raise, and I
go tqPehsacola, hut soon dat flag wave
over me dere. I live den in Texas but dat
flag follow me dere. ; Saya I, I go where da
flag never come. I come to Tampico, . but
nere u eat Jtag again . And the old . man
wept as he turned away his eyes from that
flag,' which, like his evil genius, had haunt-
ad him through life.
. "When it freezes, take care of your nose,
that it doesn't get froze, and wrap up your
toes in warm woollen hose." .
r The above, we suppose, was . written in
prose, by some one who knows, the effect
of cold snows. :
A military man in his last moments open
ing his eyes beheld three doctors in consul
tation over him. -Said hei Gentlemen, I
sttrrander, -if you propose to Jire in pla
toon," and extending his limbs, breathed
; Marriage Old bachelors and happily
married men take very different- views of
the married state. '-. For example the old
Bach. Ihm describes it as he understands
It: v.'.; '.. :' : .
- Nolsylack and constant bawling,
Discord and domestic strife:
- Empty cupboard, children bawling,
-.' Scolding woman made a wife.V V,
jTka man nsfly kleased with a 'better half,
thai 'describes the condition:' -i -
"Xrfirely, looks and constant courting,.
r Sweetening ail the. toils of life;;-.
Cboerful ohiidreo, harmless sporting, '
Lovely woman made a wife."
Noble Ssntimenis. The debate .on thfe
bill to abolish dogging in the Navy closed
in the Senate with the following noble sen
timents froWM.4Ssouty greatest man, Sena.
tor Benton a man who is always found on
the ideof humanity and justice
I am not in favor of scourging American
citizens. 'k Roman citizen could not be
scourged,: and I believe an American citt
ceu is of as high an order of men; as were
Roman citizens. ' Roman citizens were em
ployed both by sea and by land, in the army
and iii the Jiavy, and there was no scourging;
that was reserved for slaves lor those be
low the dignity of a Roman.- It maybe said
that some 'persons are 'bad enough to be
whipped, but I question if whipping will ef
fect, a reform,' I also question if it is woith
wlile to make the officers of the navy the
instruments or agents to correct the incor
rigible part of mankind. It is better," sir,
to get ( them out of the navy, and have
nothing to do with them. I feel a deep
mortification, sir, in seeing a man one who
is brave one who will die in defence of
his country, either in the ar-my or navy
tied up and flogged. I feel humiliated, sir,
by such a spectacle; and I should like to
have the subject properly examined.
Printer's Proverbs. Never inquire thou
of the editor for the news, for behold it is
his duty at the appointed time to give it
unto thee without asking.' When thou dost
write for his paper, never say unto him,
what thinkest thou of my piece?' for it
may be that the truth may offend thee. It
is not fit that thou shouldest ask him
who is the author of an aiticle, for his
duty requires him to keep such things
to himself. When thou dost enter into his
office have a care unto thyself that thou
dost not look at what may be lying open,
for that is not meet in the sight of good-
breeding. Neither examine thou the proof
sheet, for it is not ready to meet thine eye,
that thou mayest understand it. Prefer the
best conducted paper to any other, and
subscribe immediately for it, and it shall be
well with thee and thy little ones.
A Costly Pen. Gen. Taylor is abont
to be presented with a beautiful pen, made
of fifty dollar's worth of goldl
STATE OF MISSOURI, )
COUNTY OF PIKE. J "
In Pin Coomtt Court, February 10th, 1849.
JAMES C. ELMORE, Adminittrator of the
estate of Isaac Lard, deceaned. comet and
file his petition Tor the nale or the real estate of
said deceased, which i accompanied by the luts.
inventories and accounts required by law, all
of which is verified by the affidavit of said A A-
uumstrator. - It is therefore ordered that al
persons be notified hereof, and that unless the
contrary be shown on or before the first dav of
the next term ol this Court, an order will be
made for the sale of the real estate of said de
ceasedor so much thereof as will be sufficient
to satisfy the debts against the estate of said de
ceased, and ordered that a copy of this order be
published in some newspaper mibhshed in this
Slate, for six weeks, the fast insertion to be at
twenty days before the first day of the next term
of this Court.
A true eopy from (he record of said Court.
Attest, S.F.MURRAY. Clerk.
Feb. 19th, 1849. (n446w)
COMMUNICATION A CURE FOR
Frazersherg, Ohio, Aug. 17, 1846.
Dr. D. Jayne Dear Sir Last Saturday
morning I found my youngest son quite out
of his head veiy flirliiy and deranged,
and lie continued so all day, till alter night.
On Sunday morning I commenced giving
him your TONIC VERMIFUGE, and be
fore six o'clock he discharged thirteen
large worms, and I believe, to speak within
bounds, that he has passed more than five
hundred small white worms, some not
more than one-fourth of an inch long. On
Monday morning Ins fever left him, and he
is now quite well. All your medicines so
far as I have heard, have given satisfaction
X ours, &c.
RICHARD GRIFFEE, P. M.
JAVNE'S SANATIVE PILLsJftloucI:
not recommended as a universal "cure-all,"
have nevertheless proved superior to every
thine of the kind, especially in LIVER
COMPLAINT and DYSPEPSIA, and
when us-d in conjunction with Tonic Ver
mifuge, or Alterative, will not fail one time
in a hundred of effecting a permanent cure.
If-ASTHMA CURED BY DR.JAYNE'S
. . EXPECTORANT.
Miss . Mary Campbell, of New Haven,
Fayette county, has been cured of Asthma,
of more than eighteen years continuance,
by the use of Dr. Jayne' a Expectorant.
She "commenced taking the medicine last
summer, and after using eleven bottles.
was entirely rid of this distressing disease
We are assured of this enre by a lady of
undoubted veracity, and requested to make
it public for the benefit of others. Mount
Pleasant (Pa.) Register.
Prepared only by Dr. D. Jayne. Phila
delphia, and sold on agency by, -.
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f-! ;' ',u than i',---v',J
Fof the approaching Spring, I art manu
facturing the largest and most splendid as
spriment of s, . . 'i ,.;,..';
v RE ADY-3JADE
Ever offered by any house. It will be be"
yond description! . - v. y
The Wholesale and Retail Trade 1 , f
of the past year so far exceeded my expec-
tations. that it was a mailer oi impossiom-
ty for me to supply the great demand !
FOR THE APPROACHING SEA
SON. I feel confident in asserting that I
will be enabled to supply the demand of
the entire West.
THE TRfMENDOrs A3IOVNT OF
That I am doing, and entirely upon . the
cash principal, enables me to manufacture
Goods at far less prices than any other con
cern; and I am determined to
SELL THEM AT A SMALL PROFIT 1 1
So as to make it an object for every Conn
ie 1 L - :! :
try mercuani 10 invest ins casu capiiai
Clothinsr, 83 it will PAY hiir. a better prof
it, MEET with quicker sales, and LEAVE
no remnants to loose on. 1 Iy , Stock this
Spring has been manufactured entirely dif
ferent from any previous One. . I have de
voted my whole time and attention to it, as
my brother; Charles G. Martin, attends to
the St. Louis establishment. My styles
and patterns have all been selected with
great care, and all rich and beautiful. All
I ask is the pleasure of a call, when I am
confident that you cannot fail being pleas
ed with my
STYLES, PATTERNS AXD I RICES.
Merchants who are in the habit of tra
ding East, and those bound for California,
will find, by looking through my stock, that.
they can buy cheaper than can be bought,
in the Eastern markets, and save thereby
expenses of going, coming, transportation,
My stock this season is, and will be tre
mendouslv laree. and I am determined to
close it off with the season.
All bills warranted to be packed correct'
Iv sizes and goods guaranteed to be per
I HAVE BUT
IS THE CITY. TIS
No. 118 Main Street,
SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI.
A large No. 118 on top the house.
All Orderi packed at the lowest Cash Pruts.
John T. 3Iartiny
New and Cheap Store.
Georgia Street, opposite Baird's Hotel,
THE undersigned having moved to the town
of Louisiana, has received, and is now
opening a splendid assortment of
DDI GOODS & GROCERIES.
which he offers to the citizens and public gen
erally. The stock consists, in part, of the fol
lowing articles :
Cloths, cassuneres, tweeds, silinets, blank
ets and blanket cloth, flannel, linsey,
domestics, checks, ticking, &c,
A Splendid Assoitiuent of
Alpacas, bombazines, carluneres, de laines,
gmglia.ns, plaids, calicoes, cambrics,
muslins, bobinets, crape, thule,
&c, &c. Also
bonnets and bonnet tiimmings, vizetts and
inufis, caps and collars, veils, gloves,
mitts, laces, gimps, fringes, rib
with a variety of fancy articles not named.
Variety of Groceries and Dyeatuffs.
Persons wishintr to purchase will do well to
call and examine my stock of Goods, as I sm de
termined to sell low lor Lash or Countiy Produce.
U. P. HOLT.
November 20th, 1848 (31-ly)
FALL & WINTER
Eare now receiving a larce and well as
sorted stock of Good, suitable for the
season, consisting of
Dry Goods, Groceries,
Qjiccnswarc, &c, &c.,
which we will sell at very low prices for
Cash or Produce. Persons wishineto nur-
1 r-. , 1 1 .
cuase uonas win please giver us a call be
fore purchasing. . .. .
C. JACKSON k BRO.
L0TH1NG.--The subscribers have aided
J to their stock of merchandise a good assort
ment or asafiT nabs tiorsiit. which we will
sell as low as the sloth can be had out f which
'the garments are made, -
' C. JACKSON & BPO.
- - , . . 'ir--' -- --- i
associated IhemteJveii together in the prac
tice of Medichw and Slifgery,ofler their profes
sional services to the cWiens of LouuRina- and
vicinity. ,. .. ,, : , .... ..-4i-.- !. J !
2fOfiice opposite Baird's Hotel, : u
attAniAv and Counsellor atlawt "-
' WILL promptly attend to any businais . that
may be entrusted to his care. He' Willpractice
in Warren ahdtna adjoining counues.,, t, .t)
' 33-Office Tin Waxrenton, Mo., ' V,' .' , '..
' May 8th,1848r: f - ' "' . - 5tf.'
A TTENDS regularly the ceurtsiofj. Pike
X. Lincoln and M. Charie counties.
Jf- Address Prairieville, Pike county, Mo,
November 8th 1847. -' f
Joseph D. Withers, -4
GENERAL. COMMISSION MERCHANT,'
8i lVouta. nissonrl. -
'ILL make liberal advances upon Tobac
co and all other Produce -consigned to
him: 3J Office on vine, between first and sec
ond streets, at the "Vine Street Hotel."
No. 19, Main Street, St. Louis, Missouri
HI AS . COJfSTAXLH ' OJV HA JV7 of Ms
ovm Manufacturing, ttJVholaaleondJltiail:
tupply of TJJTand vurr.K nAKC, zrun
Iron Wirt. STOVES, GRATES, and every oth
er article, in thatlineof uinw, 23" Cheap for
S.'Alleii, 9 '
ATTORNEV AT LAW, BowLiso-Gait, Mo
Will promptly attend to all business entrusted
to his care.
S. F. Murra y,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Bowling Green, Mo.
Will promptly attend to any business that may
be entrusted to his care.
ATTORXEY AT LAW, Bowling-Green, Mo,
Recularlv attends the Circuit Courts of Pike
Ralls, Lincoln, warren ami Montgomery.
N. P. Minor,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Bowutco-GaaEX.Mc
Office in theCourt House.
J. B. Henderson,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Clabesvilie, Mo.
VX71LL promptly attend to any business that
f may be entrusted to his care.
Clarksvifle, May 3d, 1847.
E. G. MciUIE,
DEALER in Dry Goods, Groceries, READY
MADE CLOTHING. Produce &c. '
E-CH&iP CJ1SH BOOK Sf6AjX
WHOLESALE and Retail Pookseller and
Stationer, No. 124. Main Street Saint
Louis, Mo., keeps on hand a splendid assortment
of - : - "
School, Law, Medical and Miscellaneous Books!
Quills, Ink, Wafers, Steel Pens and
Slates, Writing and Wrapping '
Papers; Blank Books
in treat variety, tocether with everv other art
cles in his line of business.
Books touim m the best manner.
Call and examine No. 124. Main Strtet.
Louis ia na, Mo. '
THIS well known House is still open
for the accommodation of the traveling
community. The proprietor, grateful for the
liberal patronage he has so long received, hopes
by constant attention to the wants of his custo
mers, to merit a continuance of the same. He
promises that his table shall at all times be sup
plied with the best that the country can aflbrd;
and that particular attention shall be given to his
His prices are as follows:
Board by the day,
for man and horse.
single meals, -
for man and horse,
by the week
for horse -' -
for horse per day :
Persons wishing to go to any point in the
county, can be accommodated with a hack,
on reasonable terms.
For the benefit of strangers he will say that
Foulks' Hotel is situated on Third Street, one
door south ot iwiru s hotel and immediately op
posite the Academy. JOHN FOULKS Sr.
BOOTS & SHOES.
THE SUBSCRIBERS take this method oi
. returning their thanks to their friends
and the public generally, for the patronage
that has been so liberally extended to them
during the past year. .
1 We still have on hand every description
of Boots & Shoes ready for sale, which we
are daily manufacturing. Wa h .f.
for sale every variety of shoe leather and
nnaings, sucn as oak-tan and hemlock sole
leather, kip, Philadelphia, French and pat
ent calf skins; good kid bindings and lining
skins, pees, thread, knives, snarmn, k:n.
v.,u,ii,uiui wuivii we . wui sell as low
as the times will possibly admit for cash, or
to punctual customers on time, l
t MARKLEY & CLARKSON.
Louisiana, Jan. 8th 1849. 88tf.
ilMJSROVED DIAMOND STEEL. CARY.al
' . . , , .PLOUGH. I ,.,-, , .wi3
ai ,? ,lllMUituredailBUyV Wo. ; .
THE iubscribera has been apofnted' ant
lfot tee' above 'celebrated -and - superior
. . .'It , ...l -.- r
loghs,aha now nasvii' nuu, p-
house of H. K. BlocJt:& C to a..si); -!)
.,fiO twoxtorsa Ploughs, , iuiu,K .'I A
25 oneJiQtsa':iii.do. -xi? nn-,il
As thesrf .'Pbifeh are becoming) SEtsaJ.
sively known wnd used in this" secliod W
country; tWsabscrioer deems it yantie'oesY
sary to say much1 with regard to tiett?
The Aioiepoaro wcnurciy "j
who hkre fried tlies' Ploughs lhink; flie$ .
the bestarticle of th kind now f use r,
The manufacturer of these ptpughi ofitrp
one hundred doar for a Molejwar s! patnr
superior to bis, -niiti :'," m'.-l.
We arc authdrueJ to sell on tbe mostfai
vorable termifoi cash or product: !.
AH orders for these ploughr addressed tm
r. Morrow-, agent, Tully, Mo., will mee
with prompt attention. ' ' ' '. ;';"
J no. oi. jvicf IK-, Agenr.
Louisiana, Sept. 11th, 1848, (B225m..
N E VT ,(? O O DjSaa
DR. WM. W. WISE.
(Main Street, Louisiana, Miftcefi)
Vender of Dry Goods, Groceries Dye-.
Stiffs, Paints; Oils,' Varnish;
A good lot of Family Medicines, warranj
All of which willse sqlo. iowhisV
Mwest. Please rail and see .goods . and
prices. -. 33 ly..:
Nor. 87th, 1848.
. -t - h
EXECUTOR S SALE .
or , ... ' ' 4
IN accordance with the will of John Mackcy,
deceased, I shall, on the first day of the neat
April term of the Circuit Court for Pike Co., sell
to the. highest bidder at public auction, before
the Court House door in Bowling Green, en a
credit of 12 months, the following described re
al estate in said county, to wit: .The W. 1-i it
the S. E. qr. of sec. 18 T. 53 R. 1 East, con
taining 80 acres, also the E. 1-2 of the N. W.
qr. of sec. 19 T. 53 R. 1 East, containing 80 a
cres also one lot in the town of Clarksville, la
said county, known as lot No. 128, on the plat
of said town.
JAMES A. MACKEY, ExV.
February 19th, 1849. (n44-6w).
SHERIFF'S SALE OF ' ";
Br virtue and authority of an execution
issued by the clerk of the circuit court foe
the connty of Pike, in favor of ' James W.
Campbell and Samuel Pharr, administra
tors of the estate of David C. M. Parson,
deceased, and against Karen II. Whitaker,
and tome directed; I have levied upon the
following described Real Estate, lying in
the county of Pike and State of Missouri,
viz : The south east quarter of section No.
17, in Township No. 52, of range No. 2 W.,
containing 160 acres more or less, and shall
proceed to sell the same to the highest bid'.
der at public auction, before the court house
door in Bowling Green, in said county, on
the 6th day of April, 1849, between th
hours of 9 in the forenoon and 5 o'clock in
the afternoon of said day, and during the
term of the circuit court for said county.
tor cash in hand, to satisfy said writ vf exe
cution and costs. .
M.GIVENS, Sheriff P. C.
March 5lh, 1849. (46-4)
NOTICE is hereby j;iven to all crditors and
'others interested in the estate of Wm. II.
Robinson, dee'd., that the undersicned have ob
tained from the Clerk of the county court of
Pike county, lettors of administration on said
estate, bearing date the 21st day . of February,
1849 : All persons having claims against aaid
estate are hereby notified to present the same,
propery authenticated, within one year from
the date of said letters, or they may be preclud
ed from having any benefit of said estate, and if
not presented within three years they will be
J NO. S. MARKLEY, . , ...
W. O. PARKS, 'JAdmrs.
Feb. 26, 1849. (SwV
Louisiana Livery Stable.
IN view of the inconveniences to which ir;
dividuals and the public irenerally have been
subjected, for the want of proper conveyance
to and from our city, the subscriber has
been encouraged to establish in Louisiana, at
an immense outlay of '"toil and treasure," a
Livery Stable, well supplied with Horses, Bug
gies and Hacks. ..He flatters himself by keep
ing constatly on hand, and well rubbed, hors
es of all gates and colors, suited both to the
saddle and harness, that he will receive a tn-
erous support lrom community . Business sien;
and pleasuring men, as well as the travelling
community, can at any time be supplied with
single horaesjiuggies, or hacks,; by calling
my btables between (i
una streets. , .... .
It is alio his UAlirrn ftn run n aaAAtwMMla.
tion hack to all the Bowling-Green courts, ani
neighborhood meetings, to whiehjbur or frra,
passengerp can be obtained. His prices shall
'je as low as the lowest. 1-, r
H. W. P. WOOTTEN