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SATURDAY MORNING VISITOR.
U" Turn-$2 rtm akilh, Cah.5
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8ATURDAY. WORKING, DEC. 2.
JAUtERLY MEETING '
Ig-The firt Quarterly Meeting for the
Warsaw' Circuit of the M. L C, South,
trill be held in Warsaw on Saturday and
Sunday, ih 8lh end 10th day of Decem
ber next.'' ' 1 nov4.
New Post Offices. K new pout office
hat recently been established in St. Clair
county, on the mail route from thil place
to FortScott,. called "Chalk Level,' and
' .Win. L. Jlrowning, Esq., appointed Post
Mauler, a .
A hew post office has also been estab
lished in Henry county, on the route from
t)tol to Clinton, called "Locust Grovt,"
and Whilmill Holland, ' Esq., appointed
jJoSt plaster. .
, 23Cohgreee meet on Monday next,
the 4th inst. .;
y'.i The Model Courier for 1849. This u
niversal family Newapaper, for the com-
uijg year, is 10 oe reuucea in price, in
creased in beauty and augmented in inter
'Merest-! The Courier i confessedly the
'model" paper of the day, and has a cir
culation of 70,000 oopies, and the inde
futigable and enterprising proprietor is
not satisfied with this, but has set his peg
for the unprecedented number of one mil
lion readers! And why should this vast
number be obtained V McMakin is a ve
' ry Prince of Editors, and has associated
with him two "more of the same sort" as
associate editors, viz : T. S.. Arthur and
. Jno. S. Skinner men whose fame is not
circumscribed by the limits of our Union.
The list of contributors to the columns of
the Couries is made up of the most talent
I ed writers, both in Europe and America,
'and is'de&iined to continue ahead of com
''petition in the newspaper world.
" Term Single copy, $2 four copies
for $5 eight copies for $10 thirteen
copies for $15 and twenty copies fur
$20 to be paid in all oases in advance.
Address A. McMakin, Philadelphia. '
'The Valley Farmer. This is the title
.of a. monthly Agricultural Journal, pro-
posed 'to be published in St. Louis, on the
'first of eacli month, by Messrs. Pickering,
PeW & Co. The utility of a work of
. . . :
.hub ot roust- oe obvious io every one.
That pur readers may be fully informed
e1o the object to be embraced in the
proposed publication, we will insert the
Prospectus in our next. The work will
. appear in monthly numbers of 20 large
teotavo papers, besides a cover of four pa'
gee for advertisements, at the low price
of $1 per copy, six copie for $5, thir
teen copies for $10, and so on in propor
. lion, for a larger number. Terms cash,
Satisftd Jlmbition. Senator Borland,
tinhts late reply to the challenge of the
Hon. T. B. Flournoy, at Little Bock, said
that, he was "sufficiently shot at in the
- war with Mexico to satisfy the ambition
of any nan." ', , , .
21s! A very sensible reply from Sena-
tor Borland, and a tnuch stronger exhibi
tion of true; courage than vie see put for
ward by our public men,, now a-days.
He might very truly have replied in the
'' language of the anecdote which we pub
lished the other day, that "any fool could
, give a challenge, but it takes two to light
a duel." In thus refuting' to make a fool
of himself, he hat given the best evidence
that Jie is a man of genuine courage.
(Jr-Gen. Persifer F. Smith ha been
n appointed, Governor of California, in the
.t place oi .Col. Mason, recalled.
., For the Visitor.
Hsxmitage, Hickory Co., Mo. )
, ' Nov. 26, 1848. J
. , ftlfssn. Editors : I have been looking
fat sometime! and expecting to hear some
thing more about Internal Improvement,
which, commenced io Warsaw last spring,
in the form of a Railroad Convention J but
it appear to have died away without any
result. , So far rt I am informed, I be
lieve there haa nothing been done logo
ahead with the Read. The Osage Com
pany have gone on and done what they
could with their money, but the work is
not such as to insure a reguUr navigation
in act, I do not believe it can be done
without locks and dam if thi were
done, it would insure regular market
kr the pricJucts of our farmers, who could
affurd to pay aaore taxes than they now de
by half. I have not conversed with a sin
gle man who would not be willing to pay
three time the amount of tax he now
pay, to have a eertain outlet for hi pro
duce and I am in hopes our present mem
ber to the Legislature will do something
to place us nearer upon an equality with
other portions of the world than we now
are. ' ' ,.. :
Look at our country now, and you will
see by riding over it, empty houses and
small fields that have been commenced and
left and the penaus of the present year
does not show such an increase as it should
do, considering the advantages we have of
good land, good water, and timber suffi
cient for all our purposes. We have min
eral of various Linds--iron, lead, copper
and eince, particularly lead, which can be
got by a small amount of labor, compara
tively speaking, to the profit that may be
expected to be obtained. There is a mine
now opening near this place, which has
paid all expenses from the beginning, and
the prospect is good (so soy the miners,)
to strike a large body of it before they go
much farther into the rock. They have
., ,, . . . , anu j. (ii. uiunmcs, secretary, and Hie
now a considerable amount raised, indu,, r ,; . .v j
' business oi the convention was transacted
have only gone about five or six feet do-vn mainly through an interpreter.
in the rock. The lead appears to lay in The only official act of this body was
a body of flint and tiff, about three feet ; ln adoption of a Petition, on iehalf of the
thick, running horizontal in the hill, and PP' f .N Mexic?' to1t!,81 Congress
.. . . . ,, ., . . of the Lniled Stales in which they ask
it has been traced for a mile and more, in j for ,e spec()y orgnnizatjon of a TeJrri(o.
every ravine that crosses the course from i rjai Civil Government for New Mexico.
the beginning. It appears to run an east They represent that the organic and
and west course up Crane creek, and it 'atute laws promulgated by (he authority
. . r j ' , , of the United Stales, Sept. 22il, 18-16,
has been found on both sides of the creek : ... .. '. , , . '
with some lew alterations, would be de
in several places and I have little doubt ; girnl)le ,oti,eIn. That (hev desire the an-
but it will be found in large quantities be
fore a great while. There are several o
tlier places in this county, where it has
been found and worked partially, but there , t ' f- ... r T-
r " ; Courts tothe supreme Court or the Lm-
never has been a fair trial made at it yet, ted States. They "respectfully, hut firm
but when it is done, I have no doubt it ly protest against the dismemberment of
will increase the value of the lands in this ' our Territory, in favor of Texas, or for
part of the world more than any thing ' 0,a,!fe: J1' ftJrthe'7,:.? t!,ye
. , , i .. , do not desire to hnvt domestic itlaverv with-
else-except the building of the Railroad . onroorJtrs and unlil lhe ,jme ,,fall .
from Lexington or Independence to New 1 rive for our admission into the Union, we
Madrid. Our Stale must wake up and desire to be protected by Congress against
do something for herself, or else all the iheit introduction amongst vs. A local
other States will be so far ahead of us that Le6islau'e j8 "ki "'. " Ht tl.eir in
...... . lerests may be represented by a Delegate
we can t begin to show our faces among 1 jn Coneress.
them. We can well afford for our Legis
lature to make an appropriation of one or
two millions of dollars, "nnd the people
will pay the additional tax willingly, if it
is necessary for there are at this time!
thousands of barrels of corn that cannot
be sold for any price, nor is there any out
let for it to market, unless it is a few
months in the spring and that i gener
ally after every other section of country
has snnt in theirs, and of course our far
mers get a less price than others, in con
sequence of being the last in market.
Not being in the habit of expressing
my thoughts on paper, I am afraid it will
be but a bad beginning, but should you
think enough of this communication to
publish it, you may hear from me again
before long. Yours, &.c.
From the SI. Louis Tnion.
FROM NEW MEXICO.
Mr. J. M. White arrived in thi city
on Tuesday night, from Santa Fe, which
place he lelt on the I Bin October.
, Gen. Lane and Mai. Meek, in conriDa-
ny with Lieut. Hawkins in command of a
company ol Mounted KiHemen, arrived in
Santa re on the day Mr. While left. Gen.
Lane and the entire command, were in
. Mr. White met Kit Carson at Whet
stone on the 24th of October in charge of
the express lor I'regon. At the Lower
Cimerone Springs, he met F. X. Aubrey,
and Reed's train from Lexington near Ce
dar Springs. , .
Mr. White on hi trip in, experienced
considerable severe weather but upon the
whole,the trip was a pleasant a could be
expected at this season of the year.
But few Indian were seen upon the
plains except Kansas, Osages, &c, who
appeared perfectly friendly.
The new in regard to trade, &e., is of
but little importance, further than all kinds
of goods were selling at reduced rates, and
a large supply oq hand.
Mr. White brought in $58,000 in gold
and silver coin and bullion.
We give below a few hem of new
from the Santa Fe Republican, of the 18th
A census of New Mexico has been ta
ken, from which it appear that the pop
ulation of the territory not including the
country of Valencia is 32,226 of which
28,151 are classed a whites, and 4,057 as
Senr. Camp, (Co. I, Id U. S. Drar-
oons,) was murdered on the 10h ult., in
bante t e, but the murderer passed uncle
tected. At a fandango on Sunday evening, the
15th, Romaldo Polinario killed another
Mexican by the name of Valencia, in a
quarrel, io which knive were freely used.
L. mi. Masmiigton, civu sou military
cotmnaudant of New Mexico, arrived at
Santa Fe on the 10th ult., from Monterey,
by way of Chihuahua. He was well re
ceived. Col. Washington left Monterey,
in July last, with a command, part of
which, was destined for California. They
pursued their march without molestation,
and, indeed, receiving the hospitality of
the Mexicans, until their arrival at Chi
huahua ; where, after making all neces
sary arrangements, the command, on the
4th of September, seperated, Col. Wash
ington pursuing hi route to Santa Fe;
and Maj. Graham assuming the command
of the California expedition. He had
with him two companies of .the 2d Drag
oons, and two campanies of the 1st, under
the command of Capt. Rucker. The dis
tance which they had (o march is set down
at 1300 miles. The distance from Chi
huahua to Santa Fe is stated a 1200 miles,
and the average march per day to Chihua
hua is set down at 20 miles, and thence to
Santa Fe 17 1-2 miles.
The Republican contains the proceedings
of a Convention of delegate's of the peo
ple of New Mexico, "to form a constitu
tion, and apply to Congress for a State or
Territorial Government, and to do s'icli
other acts as to them my seem for the in
terest of the people." A majority of the
convention were Mexicans. Antoine Jose
,MaJrt,ie f1' It0:. " President,
poinlment of a Governor, Secretary of the
Territory, United Stales Marshall, Dis
trict Attorney and Judges, and all the n
.....l .:!, r .-..-..I r i. - r i
On motion of Mr. Quinn, it was
Resolved, That the petition of the peo
ple of New Mexico in Convention assem-
bled, to the Congress of the United States,
be forwarded to Hon. Thomas II. Benton,
and the Hon. John iM. Clayton, and thai
they be requested to represent the interests
of this Territory, in the Senate of the U
By Telegraph for the St. Louis Union.
ARRIVAL OF THE
New York, Nov. 20.
The steamer rfcadia arrive:l
at Boston yesterday, having left
Liverpool on the 4th inst. She
brings seven days later intelli
gence from Europe.
Accounts to the 2Sth October,
from Berlin, state that every in
ducement to a surrender of the
city had failed, and that the wa
ter and gas pipes supplying the
city, were cut off by the troops
who were, besieging it.
Reports were currentthat the
Italian difficulties had been set
tled by the mediation of Eng
land and France. Austria, it is
said, obtains the possession of
v i . .a
jomoaroy, granting io ner a
new Constitution and withdraw
ing her troops from Italy,
Iddilionul neies by the
New York, Nov. 20.
The meeting of parliament
has been postponed from the 5th
to the 12th inst.
O'Brien's counsel have pro
cured the issue of a writ ol er
ror, and will have a hearing be
fore a higher court. If unsuc
cessful there, they will go before
the House of Lords. A simi
lar course has been granted in
the case of Meagher, McManus,
The National Assembly de
termined to support a motion to
postpone the election of rresi-
dent until February next, but
Cavaignac opposed the move
ment. An election will take
ftlace Dec. 10th, and the Napo
eon confederation, it is thought,
will be successful.
The last accounts left affairs
in Austria doubtful. Vienna
was bombarded, and the slaugh
ter was great. There is a chance
for a peaceful termination of the
crisis in Italy.
It was rumored at Vienna that
it had been decided in case the
Imperial Bank of Vienna should
be pillaged, the notes should be
declared of no value. Measures
also have been taken to place
the Bank under military guard.
WA LA CHI A.
23,000 Turks are in occupa
tion of Bticharist. Business is
at a stand. It is feared that the
Turks would be followed by
40,000, and that a collision
would ensue their mutual hate
The Peasants of Frieburg
took a stand against the Govern
ment, but were put down by
troops from Deric.
Bishop Marillj' has been ar
rested for inciting the Peasants
The Emperor of Russia has
made peace wtth Circassia, it is
supposed, with the intention to
withdraw his troops from thence
and send an army of 300,000
men into the principalities of
Murders and riots continue,
and the country is very unset
On the 20thiust., there was an
extraordinary display of Milita
ry exhibited before the Assem
bly at the capital. There was
much agitation, and a collision
ensued between, the Guards of
Mobile and the line, which con
tinued in the northern Fau
borgs. A coi.flict took place on the
night of the 1st. The opera
tives mingled in the tumult, and
pelted the Guards with stones.
The meeting of the electic
was marked by special violence.
On the question of the Presi
dency speeches were made, in
which the population of the de
partment were menaced in case
Prince Louis should be return
ed, and right of the minority to
raise and maintain their opin
ions by violence, if necessary,
was declared amidst lout! ap
plause at a banquet at Dijon.
One of the orators pronounced
a eulogy upon Murat, Robes
piere, Collet, Merbois and Dan
ton. In the assembly on the 2d.
inst., an amendment was pro
posed by M.'Pyattto restore
the Detroit travail. The prop
osition was supported by 86
votes and negatived by 648
votes. The rev ision of the Con
stitution will be completed be
fore the middle of the week.
Latest. Vienna. Affairs in
Vienna are frightful ; you can
only get a true narration by the
New York, Nov. 21.
The Jlcadia brings tlatc from
Berlin to the evening of the 29th
of October. According to a
letter of this date, a train had
arrived from Vienna, but bro't
no letters. The editor of the
Gazette, says that Windis
chgratz, who is in command of
one division of the besieging
army, will take the city by as
Passengers in the 7 o'clock
train state that Vienna was in
flames, and that Windischgratz
had proclaimed, that all persons
found underarm, should be 6hot.
A letter say s that Vienna has
Below, we copy from the Metropolitan
the official vote of the whole State, at the
late election, and that paper says that from
a hasty estimate which it has made, Gen.
Caa majority will be about 7,406. A
ny one, however, who wishes to know
the precise result, can figure it for them
O H W
Adair, 200 110 221
Audrain, 166 185 233
Atchison, 136 77 195
Andrew, P89 384 926
Barry, ' 217 55 362
Bates, 186 146 372
Benton, 384 203 490
Buchanan, 1055 704 1199
Boone, 583 ' 1102 791
Caldwell, 168 128 159
Calloway, 631 849 729
Camden, 282 155 287
C. Girardeau, 709 485 1060
Carroll, 298 266 452
Cedar, 271 1 16 394
Chariton, 577 414 665
Clark, 242 284 270
Clay, 418 626 531
Cole, 531 277 787
Cooper, 633 813 760
Crawford, -275 263 379
Clinton, 286 290 264
Dade 306 166" 254
Dallas, 283 105 394
Daviess, 358 269 388
DeKalb, 146 37 196
Dunklin, 4-2 42 86
Franklin, 6S0 99 870
Gentry, 396 152 4-25
Greene, 825 401 1040
Grundy, 187 2-5 209
Gasconade, 349 87 426
Harrison, 144 63 203
Holt. 248 148 296
Henry, V39 274 275
Hickory, 224 98 254
Howard, 888 801 991
Jackson, 954 695 1042
Jasper, 294 161 346
Jefferson, 311 246 577
Johnson, 451 334 567
Knox, 197 196 240
Lawrence, 374 170 ' 479
Lafayette, 585 915 593
Lewis. 479 479 501
Lincoln, 696 566 ' 748
Linn, 297 230 3C5
Liwngdton, 373 J95 398
Macon, 470 360 596
Madison, 377 231 490
Marion, 797 1 046 763
Mercer, 183 144 248
Miller, 373 76 454
Misiaippi, 181 138 265
Moniteau, 466 161 615
Monroe, 561 807 594
Montgomery, 186 379 264
Morgan, 342 167 440
New Madrid, 168 323 216
Newton, 461 161 803
Nodaway, 148 43 298
Osage, 312 92 574
Oregon, 111 7 16
Ozark, 113 29 250
Perry, 389 322 523
Pulaski, 241 124 304
Petlis, 265 230 369
Pike, 784 793 908
Platte, 1494 1102 14-27
Polk, 516 231 597
Putnam, 120 74 180
Ralls, 299 397 392
Randolph, 508 607 657
Ray, 6-26 509 687
Ripley, 154 14 209
Reynolds, 148 21 2C8
St. Charles, 569 477 693
St. Clair, 263 148 302
Shannon, 55 35 99
St. Francois, ' 274 2S5 305
Sle. Geneweve.168 142 331
St. Louis, 4778 4827 4316
Saline, 438 536 526
Schuyler, 192 204 25)3
Scotland, 240 131 345
Scott, 217 147 271
Shelby, 263 175 328
Stoddard, 190 97 469
Sullivan, 250 154 257
Taney, 325 54 469
Texas, 185 82 263
VanBuren, 420 270 526
Wayne, 245 91 559
Warren, 336 351 357
Wright, 181 72 361
Washington, 423 473 554
On tho first attack of this disease, the
fauces generally become much inflamed,
soon succeeded by grayish sloughs, which
renders the breath fetidthe parotid and
other glands swell, tumefy and suppurate.
The tongue, teeth and lips are covered
with a brown or blockish incnistatior, the
eyes red and dull, deafness, delirium, co
ma, and when malignant, death frequent
ly closes the scene. No form of mercury,
nor any medicine that excites the mucus
membranes should ever be given in this
disease, as the inflammation generally
centres in these membranes, particularly
the fauces, parotid and other salivary
glands. The prima via should be imme
diately evacuated, and we know of no
thing so well adapted to this as Dr. Bragg's
Indian Queen Vegetable Sugar Coated
Anti-bilious Pills,which operate thorough
ly without irritating. Cooling drinks
should be given freely, and frequent bath
ing with cold water baa the happiest ef-
feet. . Follow up with the Tonle Pills for
a few day s to restore she system to healthy
action, and sound health will soon be es
tablished.1 Atrial will satisfy any one of
the entire efficacy of this course of treat
ment. For sale by Brown ti tunn, Warsaw.
See Dr. iJragg's advertisement in anoth
er column. - t
II Though diseases may be fastened
upon us, yet how thankful ought we to be-,
that Providence has placed witbln iur
reach the means for their speedy and ef
fectual removal. Coughs, Colds," Con
sumptions and Liver Complaints fortn ly
far the most fatal class of diseases-kno-wqr
in our land. For the removal of the a
bove diseases, Dr. Wistar's Balsam of
Wild Cherry is urononnced br the many
thousands who have used it, the best rein-
cdy in the world.
ITTBe sure to get Dr. Hislor'a Balsam
of Wild Cherry there are imitations lri
The genuine Wistar'a Balsam i
sold in Worsawonly by ' ' '' "
BROWN & DVtfy
"Leaves have their time to falL
And flowers to witlurat the north wind'
And stars to set, but all,
Thou hast nil scaaous for thine own, O
LVath !" :
DIED In this city on Friday night, the
24th tilt, after an illness of about 2 weeks.
j Mrs. Margaret M., need years, eon
j sort of Jumes U. Pointer, M. D. . '
i . . j . . . - i mm
I PETITION u ill be pTes.nt-
.1 en io mo .
Legislature of Mis
souri, fit thf. fcfiiinii riunm.ni.
iniron the Di-rember. 1S4H. tn .l.n.ro
j tho lines dividing the counties of Cedar
' and St. Clair, so as to include in St. Clair
I county, all of the lollowiuc townships, tc
w if : Tow nship No. :tfi of Range No. 2H,
j town.ihip No. M of Kanice No. x7, Town-
snip :o. .iiHii nange iv. xti.. . .
live. S3, lSS-W-3t.
.VOTICE. All persons indebt-
j vidual! v, or to the (state of Ab-
ner Arthur, drcM., are hereby notified lo
come lorwaid hihI settle their respective
accounts or notes by lhe lirst day of Jan-
.uiiry in xt, nr they will' be iilnccd in tho
I hands of the j roper oiliccr fur collection.
'A word to i -jo wise N sullicisut. .
j det-2-3t . JNO. CARTHtR.
l)U. YVlSTAil'S HALS AM
OF WILD CHERRY.
OL VMRGM.VM V7
JUbtmnrlt Co , Va. )
Mirch 21, 1847.
Mr S th W. Fowle Dear Sir s -1 take
' pli asure in Mating to you my experience
ii tho use of WUtai 's Balsam of Wild
, Cherry. I own a very valuable negro
pirl, v. ho was attacked w ith a diflicnlty of
j the lunps, which brought her in appear-
I ance to the brink of the grave. .. I consul
ted some oi our best physician", who pro
nounced her rase incurable, or that they
could do no more for her. I tried many
remedies but nne did any (rood. 1 saw
some account of Wistar's Balsam, and
I thought I would try it, but had little iaitli
m it- 1 procured a bottle, which was ad
ministered according to directions, and I
saw she began to mend ; and before the
first bottle was none she was up. ' I pro
cured a second bottle, and she took that,
and now she is, I think, cured, or nearly
so. She attends lo her daily liihor, ami I
hear no complaints from her.
It. L. JEFFERSON.
Consumptive Patient! Will please read
the following statement from the Harrison
Gazette : 1 he credulous are, invited to
read the following no-o from Rev. Mr.
Coldron, whose character for truth and ve
racity is above suspicion, and have their
doubts dispelled t the superiority of Wis
tar's Bnham of Wild Cherry, overall o
ther remedies now before the public of the
same character : . '
Corydon, Ind., Jan. 88, 1848.
It is no less a duty than a pleasure to
state, for the benefit of the afflicted, that
I consider Wistnr's Balsam of Wild Cher
ry a great blessing to the human- nee.
I I r. v i n f tried it in a cuse of severe, afflic
tion of the lungs, I unhesitatingly teeoa
mend it to those similarly .afflicted, as th
best remedy I have ever tried, and one
which cured me when physician said I
must dip, and when I thought myself that
my time to depart was near at hand.
Cautiok .To guard against a spurious
imitation of WUtar's Balsam, put up in
Philadelphia by one W, M. Spaar, the
genuine has the names of Henry Wistar,
M. D., Philadelphia,and Sttndford A Park
on the fine steel engraved wrappmwwlth
out both of tueso names, it ti rouiTivxiv
rr HENRY BLAKSLEYACc, P.W.
corner of 3d and Chesnut streets, sella the
above medicine. Price 1 per bottle,
Sold also by ,
. BROWN h DUNN, Warsaw,
COXA MeCLAIN, Oseola,'
R. J. McELHANEY; '
and npon inquiry observing strictly the
aoove caution may be found la ft very
tows throughout the SUt. dec?