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DEI.10 CLITIC B1NNBR.
, 4 J. PICKENS & CO., EDITORS.
'MONDAY 'MORNING, MAY 13th, 1850.
-"-; ! EX OCBATlC TICKET.
::-j.:r.i-. For Representors,
:. 7 'JJ.;B. Henderson,
. ;:... : AND .'i .
Thomas R. Vanghan.
' V are requested t remind onr readers that the
members of the two Divisions of the Sons of Tenv
per nee of thi city, ill celebrate the anniversa
ry of the eabnshment of Louisiana Division,
No. 8, on to-morrow, Tuesday, the 14ih Inst, by
procession and oration. It is nude rsiood that oth
er Divisions in the eouety win be present on the
oosssioniand she eitixens generally are invited to
esaaeoataod bear the address of Mr. Unas, who
baa consented to deliver the oration, which will be
at the Methodist Chore, at 10 1-3 o'clock, a. m .
'''' 1 -siy rcanest of Committee of Arrangmfs.
Thb Comje'oiiisx Co mum. This Com
mi dee of Thirteen, to whom were referred the
resolutions of Mr. Clay and Mr. Bell, it seem
hate agreed upon their report. Mr. Clay, the
Chairman, has retired into the country a short
distance for the purpose of drafting the bills
neoessary to make the report. It is said that a
plan of . settlement was agreed to with great
ViThreeiilis will be presented. The first em
braces the California question the Territorial
governments an d the Texan boundary question.
The second bill amend the fugitive slave act
of 1797, gf ring effect to the provisions of the
constitution on that subject, and securing their
right to the Southern people. - -The
third bill will extend the law of Mary
land, as It existed five tears aro, over the Dis
trict of Columbia,' by which the introduction of
slaves for purposes of traffic and sale is pro
UbtonV It ?s- -li
Tbe' 'plan Is plain and simple, and the draft
will, receive the Impress of Mr. Clay's great
mind, who deserves the approbation of the coun
try.for the held and Conservative stand which he
has taken for the Constitution and the rirhts of
thVStste. ; A correspondent of the "Baltimore
f' ssys that . fc will receive the support oft
tw-r4af the South.. If so, the slavery ques
tion will be permanently settled, and the excHe
Bent most die. Such a remit Is to be ardently
noped for, by all 'who prefer the peace of the
country to (the advancement of selfish ends.
i We ehn lay before onr readers the details of
the report so soon as mad. " .
' Tars Distsict Corvtimow. The Conven
tion in thia the Second Congressional District,
for the nomination of a candidate for Congress,
win meet la St. Charles, en next Monday, the
20th (net. The counties should all be repre
sented in order that the choice of the district be
ejected. .When the selection is made, it will
be the dnty of other aspirants to acquiesce.
In (his stumer .only can union and harmony be
made to prevail and the present political com
plexion of the district retained.
Cbjolsba is? St. Louis. During the early
part of last week, thia disease made its appear
ante in fit. Louis, and fears were entertained
that the eeatilenee, a an epidemic, had comment
end I ta ravage for the season. The steamer
SL Loois and Missouri had just landed about
twelve handted emigrants from New Orleans.
These emigrant were from Europe, end in all
probability bad been crowded npon easels in a
3 and destitute condition. In this condition
they were landed at St Louis many sick and
dying at the time end cast out in the city to
11 The city authorities immediately adopted strict
QnarjtBtiae regulations and other salutary mea
'sum to avert 1U attack. .'At the latest date
there ere. but few; eases, .'and hopes are enter
taiaod that it wl3 b a fhort time entirely ceass
is exist; ' -
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' Jj James O, Broadbead,Eq., been chosen
Sj 'the; Whig Convention in this Senatorial Dis-
-triet, m caodide for the State Senate. The
Deaoeratio Convention of thi county left the
choice cf a candidate entirely to Kails county
,Ko action, we believe, as yet, has been had by
chat county in relation to the matter. The name
ec Capt Wm. 8. Lofland has been announced
by Us friends, end if Ralls do her duty the De
' 'seoirecy of "Old Pike" will cordially co-operate
i wi ber b ' returning the Old Captain to the
-iThllntelSineer.rn speaking of Mr. Broad
bead, calls him nUnM WVg.". . We
shoold'nt be snrprUed if Cspt Loftand should
' gift Hm i iendernext AngHftt
- ; a 2 fc- , fi; 'I 'III I in mum ii.
a (j.ITaw Cewweorre W; Dyer, the late
r mv&r &d . eifteient; Repref entire from this
. vejehaa egain .been ;.jlefM! by the Demo
; , parry as eesdidstf for the Legislatnra.
tafiaa E. Senders la his ' opponent. " Tile coo-
test t that ooooty is always close, Vt Dyer's
ckesew tor socoets ere feed.
Owing to a variety of euw, the coming can
va, not only in thit County but throughout the
entire Sttte, will be one of exciting Interest
For a long rie of yean the Democratic party,
cherishing those first principle of Republican
ism practised and taught by the founders of our
Government, and acting with unanimity in their
support, have been able to sustain themselves,
.:..nk.nti. .;n.t ih;p iommhi, ih Wlilfft
an active and Dowerful partv. To the Whir
nartv it seem as thoutrh defeat onlv added cour-,
see and renewed exertion. United as one man,
and apparent!? actuated by the same principles,
they have struggled with an energy worthy of a and long standing usage with themselves. In
better cause. They are yet strone and encour- deed it has been adopted end acted on by both
netmA hv tfi slitrftf a4iv.fnn In the Democratic
party, they have commenced the work of a thor-, is worth referring to at this time, and no one
oueh oivanizationof their forces throughout the.we presume, will find fault with the Intelligen
State. Stimulated by the most sanguine hope cer for desiring the success of hi own party;
of success, tbeir whole strength will be brougM.and with such a system of organization they will
to bear, and nothing but the united action of our
party will be able to resist the shock. It now
remain to ssv whether such action shall be had
or not : whether dissensions and disorganization
shall be encouraged, or the party shall stand as
it haa stood, firmly and unflinchingly, in the sup
port of principle. In times like the present it
behooves us to go back to the landmarks and
time-honored wages of the party, iu - search of
good and sanctioned precedents for our course.
It is wrong that personal rancor and individual
hostility, capricious whims or selfish motives,
should be permitted to control the action of any
In seasons of political excitement it is well
that principles and measurea should be kept, in
view that the people ahould often recur to the
object and aims of free government, in order
that they may not be overwhelmed and lost sight
of by the violence of passion. It is also well
to look to the conduct and motives of men, and
see whether their actions accord with the great
object which they profess to have in view.
In this manner it is that gross error is avoided
and irretrievable losa averted. The principles
of the Democratic party are now in danger! If
they have been ao long worth contending for.
and in their practical operation have promoted
the prosperity of the country, they yet deserve
the cordial support of every man who deem
.them worthy, of preservation. Thia is a time
for candor and open dealing. He who believe
them wrong and destructive of the happiness
and liberty of the people, enjoys the privilege
of withdrawing bis adherence and altering his
faith. But it i to be hoped that imaginary
wrong, devoid of real existence, will eease to
exert an influence detrimental to the good of the
party that paltry jealousies will be discarded
from the minds of all, and that selfish, personal
or ambilioua views may not be indulged in or
gratified, to the lasting injury and permanent
overthrow of the party.
Choleia. A thi disease, within a short
time past, ha made ita appearance on the Ohio
and Mississippi Rivers, and gives every indi
cation of it prevalence again as an epidemic,
during the ensuing summer, would it not be well
for u to-take the necessary steps towards cleans
ing our little city and averting all danger as far
aa lie in our power ? Last year, whilst it vis
ited cities and countries, paralysing the energies
of the people and apreading the gloom of death,
our citizen, as though by the favor of fortune,
were left unscathed by its blighting influences.
Much of this good fortune on our part was no
doubt attributable to the timely action of the city
authorities and the prudent course of the citi
zens, in suppressing and removing every cause
of disease. , The original cause of this epidem
io may yet be unknown to medical skill, but ex
perience shows that strict sanatory regulation,
by which cities are purified and kept clean,
will invariably lessen its violence if not entire
ly destroy its power.'
23" Judge William Johnson, of Cincinnatti,
waa nominated for Governor of Ohio by the
Whig Convention on the 7th inst. The resolu
tion passed by the Convention fully endorse
Gen. Taylor course of policy and that of Tom
Corwin'a. .. .
U" An amendment to' the census bill was
adopted in the House of Representatives, on the
8th insU limiting the number of members under
the next apportiotiaenl to 233.
21-Those indebted to E. M. Bartlett, will
ee advertisement in this paper, 'and make ar
rangement to come forward and settle to ave
Inoipkkozhcb Railboap. The Inde
pendence and Missouri River Rail Road is
now reedy for transportation of passengers
and freight There ere two large tod well
arranged Depot, one at the river end the
ether in the city of Independence, that ere
capable of storing 600 tons freight There
re lome neatly : finished passenger can
ready for operation. So laya an advertise
ment in the last Commonwealth.
:2,Tue, publishers; of the Charleston
Meieury have issued as edition , of uJobn
C. Calhoun's last speech." onsatin.arransr.
ed for framing at f 2 pitta, and f 5 In gold.
la order that our reader nay see what pre
paration are being made by our opponents, and
with what teal and vigilance they are acting nr
the long cherished object of converting the State
to Whiggery, we copy the following extract
from the "St. Loui Intelligencer," (which, by
the way, is one of the ablest and most dignified
whig papers of the west.) Whilst the Demo-
'crate are wranelinz. "running on their own
hook," ana lomeming Dissension., re win per-
hap be instructive to know what is going on
among the opposition, not only for purposes oil
self-defence, but to remind our party of an old
the irreat parties of the country. The doctrine
succeed, unless fought with the same unbroken
front on the psrt of the Democracy. The ex
.tracts which w copy are in relation to the Con-
gressional election in the St Louis district, but
equally applicable to all caseswf contest :
Thb Whioi or the 1st Cohobessioitai. Dis
trict. We regret to perceive in some portions of I
this district, a reluctance on the part or some or the
Whigs, to accede to the only certain method of in
suring harmony in our ranks to wit; The pro
posed district convention. In no spirit or dicta
tion, but with ihe sole desire to avoid not only ac
tual division but eveo the appearance of tukewarm
ness in onr ranks, we beg leave to snbmit to their
consideration, a few reasons, which in our judg
ment are derisive In favor or the convention. In
the first plsce, it is the only practical mode of
ascertaining the preference of the different coon
ties for Ihe respective aspirants. If it be ebje eteit
that conventions ere sometime no real index of;
he feelings of the people, we reply that when it
Is so, it i the fault of the people themselves. If
they wllltake a proper interest la the matter, at
tend the primary meetings, aad see . that district
delegatea are selected, the objection vanishes at
If conventions do not reflect the will of the peo
ple, will some of those who are so protifle in ob
jection, please to sarrest a belter plan for arer-
taininc the popular win? ir we dispense witn ine
convention is any one so stupid as not to perceive,
or so wilfully blind, a not to see that w are in
danger of having several candidates and thereby
falling Into the same category with onr opponent
that such would in all bumsn probability be the
reanlt. it would be more than follv to deny. In
that event, when the several candidate have rail
ed their friends around them, and unavoidably got'
tee up something of personal reeling, what is to
be don at last, in order to settle Ihe diffirnlly, but
tn resort to a district convention to decide between
Ihe rival candidates.
Why not resort to ft at once, before this feeling
is engendered. w that we esa rn en hsrmonionsly
together, and with cordial united action, elect some
good Whig to Ihe next Congress . Wbv nin the
risk of gett ing sip sectional preindiees and person
al renda when it ean be so eauy ouvtaieo?
Some gentteasen famgin that bv "tak
ing time by the forelock," and announcing them
el vea a candidates, regardless of any convention
it witt effeetnallv pnt down all rivalry, and tmi'e
the Whig in their support. We beg to assure
them that in this they ereatly deceive themelve-
If a gentleman in Reott or Cane Girardeau sees fit
to announce hlmelf a a candidate, and to trust to
his personal popularity for the result, any other
gentleman in tne nitirict na tne same ngnr. a nit
in all probability it wonld be exerciaed. In that
event, what riehl woo 'd tbe first senHeman have
to complain? o one has any right to monoplv
of privilege In such matters, and the inevitable
result must be that In the end, we will have to re
sort to a convention, or run more than one candid
ate with a certainty of defeat.
If any Whig in the District plaees himself in
the position of repudiating the action of a conven
tion fairly ehoson, and thereby produce a division
in our ranks, terminating In defeat, he will incur
a weight of renrobation, from which be will not
be speedily relieved.
A writer in the "Western Eagle" having an
nounced Samuel Caruther, of Madison, a a
candidate, and declared hi determination to sup
port him, convention or no convention, the In
telligencer uses the following language:
Now. so far as relates to Mr. Carathers. we
have only to any, that we know him to be a talent
ed, influential whig, and if he should be the nom
inee of the Convention, we will support him, not
onlv teawmily and faithfully, but with the most
cordial good will,. We care not whether the nomi
nee hail from the North or the South, from Scott,
Madison or St. Louis, we will do our best endeav
ora in hi behalf, and for none more heartily than
for Mr. Carathers.
But we sincerely trust there are not many whig
in this District prepared to endorse the last sen
tence In the foregoing letter. We hone to see no
man atipported. who run on hi own book "Con
vention or no Convention." There need b no
diffienlty, tiowesrer. In the matter. The path of
duty lie plainly before n. There ia ample time1
for every County in the District to be fairly and
fully rem-eeented. St. Lonia emmty ' has already
elected her Delegate. Let the other Counties
in the District but imitate her example, let the'
Delegates eonnlt freelv aa to the pretensions oil
the aeveral aspirants end the wnlga or St. Loui
will cheerfully abide the result, and will do their
whole dnty at the poll.
For the Banner.
Messrs. Editor, Inasmuch aa the time ha
arrived when it ia proper to look around us for
men to fill our County Court Bench, at the en
suing election, I take pleasure in auggecting the
name of Judge Wm. Kelly as a gentleman in
every way qualified for the post. Judge Kelly,s desired
haa for sometime been acting in that capacity,
and is known to us tn possess the requisite judg
ment and impartiality of decision,, for that re
sponsible station. If he will consent to have
his name again used in connexion with this office-
he will receive the cordial support of -
23-George W. Kendall, of the N.O. Pi
eayuns, is about' furnishing the country
with a history of the Mexican war; which.
it is iaid,will be tbe handsomest American
book ever published.
' WAsaiaerog. 'April 30.
i Ukitii) States SEAtc.--Petitions were
presented.' , . ' P ;. . " ' .'
Tha bill to authorise anneals io the Sot
preme Court of the United States from the
Ornhans' Court and Circuit Court of the
United States, in certain cases, was taken
un and discussed and laid aside.
This bill is designed to re-open the case
of Mrs. Corner alias Van Ness. -
The bill to establish a board of accounts
was made the order for to-morrow.
The bill from the House regulating, the
coinage of the United States mint was pas-,
sed. . , ,: . .; .. ,, . . :r
The Senate resumed. the consideration
of the bill to grant lands and give the right
of way in puplic lands, in aid of the cent
ral Railroad of Illinois.
A long discussion followed. .
Mr. Miller said he would like to see some
general system of, the division of the pub
lic lands. There were, a dozen projects
before the Senate for disposing or them
one was tn give them to the States in which
they lie; another to pledge them for greet
national purposes; one to appropriate them
for the purpose of promoting education
and one to give them to actual settlers.
It was time to adopt some system.
Mr. Bell moved to reemmit the bill
Mr. Davis, of Mi., saw no difference
between granting lend and money. But
the federal government has full power to
dispose of the public lends; and, if by gran-
ting a portion, we should render other land
more valuable, we should contribute to the
treasury. Therefore the objections appli
cable to a grant of money did not apply to
Mr. Dayton argued that some of the
Eastern States were poor euough to need
donations of land, and there was so reason
in canity tc prevent the Eastern States
from having e share. He offered an amend
ment providing that after the Wester States
are helped, the remainder shall be divided
among the other States. In other words,
he offered the old distribution act of,
Mr. Benton now urged that the pnblie
lands oneht to be ceded to the States in
Inch they lie. Tennessee lias received
her full share of benefit from donations of
lands. In 1846 tluee millions of acres were
ceded to her.
Mr. Turner, Mr. Dawson and others advo
cated a division of the proceeds of the sales
of the land among the State; .
Mr. Hunter opposed the di-tribution pol
icy. ' If the general government was in fa
vor or internal improvement, they would
hen the lands were gone distribute money
from the treasury.
After further discussion the Senate ad
House Of Representatives. The Speak
er announced the following gentlemen to
constitute the committee on the printing,
vix: Messrs. Wentworth, Ashmun, ureen,
Matteson, Holliday. Thompson, of Ky.
Orr, Chandler, and Cable.
Mr. Jones, ofTenn., occupied the floor
during a portion or the morning hour on a
point of order. He had made a motion to
reconsider the vote upon a matter fthe
Franklin bill) whioh had passed from under
the control off the House.
Tbe Chair decided that it was not in or
der to move the reconsideration or any
measure after subsequent action has been
had by the House, which renders it impossi
ble for the House to reverse that action.
The appeal was laid on the table.
A resolution was passed, on the motion
of Mr. Thompson, of Pa., to close the de
bate in Committee of the Whole, to-mor
row at 1 o'clock! nn the censns bill.
On motion of Mr. Thompson, of Pa, the
House resolved itself into Committee of)
the Whole on the states of the Union, and
resumed the consideration of the census
Mr. Sibly made some remarks in favor
of introducing an amendment to provide
for taking a census of the Indians. ' He al
luded to the fact of the rapid extinction
which was going on, of these races, by des
titution and other causes.
Mr Johnson, of. Ark., remarked that
provision had been already made by law
for taking a census of the Indsan tribes.
The department of Indian Affairs had been
engaged for Several years in the execution
of the law, and a great mass of statistics
had been already acquired. Anv interfere
nee with the action of the Indian Bureau,
under that law would only increase the ex
penditure of money, and would fail of its
purpose, for the reason that the agents ofl
the uovernment conld not be successful
by any compulsory process in acquiring in-
formation: and mat the mode now in opera-
tio of employ the Indians themselves to pro-
cure the information was the best that could
Mr. Sibly also gave notice of an amend
ment to place the Territories on the tame
footing as the States, in regard to the ob
tainment of agricultural and other statistics,
which was net so provided by tbe bill. '
Mr. Miller made an argument against
the. .constitutional expediency of , taking
the statistics or the churches, the deaths
of persons in 1849, the causes (hereof, 4c,
and of all statistics touching tha moral and
social condition of the people''. f . .. I
Mr. Colcock spoke in favor of the. reso
jution of the gentlemen. froni Ohio,- (Mr,
Miller, arguing that Congress had no right
tnder ,the censua.powec W.4o,ByfuMre
than ' to enumerate hi inhabitants; 4nd
probably toUke an aggregate ef tW -
perty of tb country aad its Jfalafc: Heal
so maintained that tbr federal governaent
uau uQngut, io uccriaui ine raiue y-ei .
property of the States with a' yiei'b a
direct tax, for the reason that it is provided 4
in the Constitution that a tax of that char.,
acter would have to b apprtiee4 among?
the Statee in proportion, to their raprttea?'
tatioe in Congress. f , o v
: Mr. Gorman argued against the eonttriti, ;1
tional power of Congress to authorise the -taking
of the statistics touching the", moral
and social condition 'of the country : Hil '
said he would vote for the substitute, wbjcjr
provides for the enumeration of the L&ib- '
itants only ofjlie country. .rs,i,Jrv.
Mr. Howe, of Pa, wkh d to set I the f nil. :
est statistics taken. ; He sai4 , he wasted
even to know the amount of horaflints and
of wooden nutmegs . manufactured b - Con
necticut This information, he conteoded,
would not be uninteresting to: the; Strath, J
who were the consumers f 'these 'article.
Mr. Sweetserdefended the Mormons a' '
gainst the charges of Immorality,' &c. r '
Mr. Vinton, of Ohio', gave'noticVe? his
intention to introduce as an . additional
section to'tbe bill, a provision that thislaw
shall continue in force a en, organic ;law
until repealed by Congress, so as tcj lodge
the power with the Executive branch of
the government to' hare the enumeration
of the inhabitants taken,"should Congress
fail to pass a law for the purpose ef the
proper timer" Also notice of an amendment; :':
to fix the future number of representatives :
at 200 until otherwise provided for sad
to prescribe the mode or apportionment
He argued that the House of Represented '
fives has never had any but a temporary
organization, and that the contingency
might arise when the government would
run out, by a failure on the part of Congress
to pass in proper tune an apportionment
Mr. Stephens, of Ga , then obtained the
floor, but yielded to a motion for the com
mittee to rise. The committee arose.
Mr. Meade asked the unanimous consent -
of the House to introduce a resolution to
instruct the committee appointed to inves
tigate the subjeet of the printing, to inquire
also into the propriety of establishing a .
national printing office. - "" ' iZ:
Objection was made. : -r:
On motion the House then adjourned.
ScKTtncKn to bb hUbc George Laos-
down convicted of the murder.' of Capt.
Howard, St Lonia, has been sentenced to
be hung on Friday, June 21st. ' ' ' ; 4
Zf"The Legislature of California has
directed to be, prepared a block of Califor
nia marble quartz or granite,' of suitable
dimensions, with the word California'
chisseled on its face, to be sent to Washing
ton for the National Monument.
Romance and Rkautt. The Trenton
Gazette has received a letter from a prin
ter in Honolulu, who went to California in
CoL Stkvkhsom s regiment, in which he
remained till the war was over, then took
to publishing the California, abandoned
that business, sailed for Chine. was wreck
ed at Honolulu, was taken to favor- by a
chief, married his daughter, end nVnoweoe
of the first citizens of the village," He is
perfectly contented with bis situation, and
is agitating tbe project of the . ennexetion
of his Hawaiian majesty's dominions to the
United States. '. :
There has been a machine invented
by some Yankee for pulling np stamps- and
frees by the roots. It is constructed upon
the lever principle, : Two horses are suffi
cient to raise the largest kind .of stumps
and even trees, , It -would be n valuable
farmiog instrument for this country. '
To Preserve Eggs FresA. Turn water
ubon unslacked lime, in quantity ' suffieieat
to cover the Erne. In a short time a scam
ill rise upon the surface. Then drain ofl
the whole water, and add fresh, and repeat
the operation until no more scum rises- ,
eeire.so that thev ere oompleialy eever
This excludes the external air, and preser
ves them in the finest nrder, ' I nana nov
egge which' have been kept in' this wtjr
eight months and1 on being brokeh; esnttet
be distinguished from those which are fresh
layed. A lady who gave me this receipt,
stated that she breserved them, so perfectly
good in thia way for two years. iThe repea
ted saturation with water seem necessary
to destroy teh too great, causticity of tbe
lime, otherwise its strong affinity, tor (he
carbonate, the material of the egginau, cau
ses its decomposition. .
WoitbxB ir this is Tnox--Tha "Alb
ny Dutchman rotes with both hands in
vor of courting. Just hear him: ! ' ;!
'. "Courting, perhaps. Is' one of'then)
interesting pastimes that young people
prooaoiy inauige in.- ;eonrveTnii; w
greeahle people is always plensanQ 'W
when the convertstion beeomes puneiae
ted with kisses, it becomes doubly seti :
. Stocks are. firm.' m the rogue, aiOd, Fhet
beha4 hlf feet n thea.::I;. . ,
lom'an'a love', W,BirfiC
Man's Iova Is i never 'chengiBg-ftct to