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THE WEEKLY SENTINEL
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VOLUME XVI. INDIAN APOIjIS, INDIANA, THURSDAY HORNING, DECEMBER 25, IS56. NUMBER 32.
tions to them.
: : Abolitionism.
The -Journal, to ihow what little aboliton
isra existed in the I&te canvass, refers to the
.-rote of the State of New York, where the
. aggregate number polled for Gerri: Smith
, waa ICo bein;r about three votes to eaca
county. ,.-."
. What necessary connection there is be
tween the premises, - r.a stated by. the Jour
nal and the conclusion at which it arrives "is
more than we can see. There wa3 just' as
much abolitionism, in the late canvass, . as
there has been in any priced ir.g one, and we
might, we think, say there waa vastly more
of. this element than in any former contest
The oaly remarkable feature about it is,
that it has exhibited Itself in alliance with a
faction betweea whom and :t there waa a
strond affinity of sentiment ' and purpose.
Instead of adhering to an independent can
' data of their own, the radical abolitionists of
tha country united in support of Fremont,
on tha principles of the Philapelphia plat
form. In ao doing they did not lose their
distinctive character as abclitianists, or aban
don a single plank of their old party plat
form. Aa was proclaimed by Julian, Garri
son, Wendell Phillips and others, every abo
litionist of the country "could stand upon
the Philadelphia platform and, without do
ing violence to its language, preach the whole
anti-slavery goepeL" They did stand open
it, spoke and voted for Fremont and other
cadidatea of the party, and were publicly
- cheered and applauded for the bold and rad
ical abolition sentiments which they promul
gated. ' So far from proving that there was but lit
tle Abolitionism in the late canvass, as is as
sumed by the Journal, the facts to which
that paper calls attention, prove simply that
the Abolition element, instead of confining
itself to an organization embracing none but
Its own open and avowed friends, sought the
wide a field of operation that was opened to it
by a union with the Black Republicans. In
new standard of faith. What they had been
accustomed to regard as orthodox under the
old regime, waa equally orthodox under the
new. By the alliance, Abolitionism was not
aloughed off, but became a fixed and recog
nized element of- Black Republicanism.
When the Journal, therefore, undertakes to
ascertain the amount of Abolitionism that
was exhibited In the recent canvass, it will
have to look elsewhere than at the vote poll
ed for Gerrit Smith. No appreciable portion
of the great army of "shriekers" rallied
around the standard of their great file leader, days.
Court.
Db. B. F. Mullen, of RirxET. We are
authorized to announce this gentleman as a
candidate for Agent of Stat., and, in doing bo,
we may say, without the slightest disparage
ment of the claims of any other candidate,
Hat there is no Democrat in Indian who,
for his years, has done more efficient service
for his party. Intelligent, accomplished and
energetic, he was, during the late canvass, al
ways at his post, and Eorne of the mo&t effec
tive speeches, at points both within and with
out the State, were made by him. Hi3 effort
at Richmond, Maj. Harris, of Kentucky, who
was prasenr, and who is himself an orator of
no mean powers, pronounced one of the ablest
he had ever heard. At Louisville, at Mad
ison and at New Albany, he won the highest
praises on all sides, srnd it was as ni;:ch owing
to his exertions, as to those of any other man,
that Ripley county andiha Fourth Congress
ional district were revolutionized and Gen.
Foley returned to Congress. lie, and Hol
man, and Berry, and Jones, and other gallart
and true . Democrats in Eastern Indiana,
worked side by side and achieved a triumph
which reflects the highest honor on them
selves, and makes their party more and more
than ever proud of them, and more and more
than ever willing to acknowledge it obliga-
Feom Washixgtos. The Supreme Court
of the United States convened on Monday.
All the Judges were present. The case of
Scott vs. Sanders came up for argument.
This is a case of great interest, and its deci
sion involves, among other things, the con
stitutionality of any such legislation as tha)
which enacted the establishment of the Mis
souri Compromise line.
The plaintiff, a man of color, brought suit
to try his right to freedom. lie claims to
have been emancipated by his master in hav
ing taken him to reside in Illinois ; which
act is declared by the Constitution of that
State to emancipate him. The Circuit Court
decided against the plaintiff, on the ground
that by his return to Missouri, his master's
right, dormant while in Illinois, waa revived;
that the Constitution of Illinois was a penal
law which the Courts of other States were
not bound to enforce.
Canal Trustee The ''State Sentinel," "Evans .
ville Enmrer," &c.
The State Sentinel, Evansville Enquirer,
Terro Haute .Journal, Lafiyette American,
and one or tv.-o other papers seem to bo get
ting into a very unnecessary squabble over
the Canal Trustee.
Although we are located at a point where
one of the candidates for that office resides,
and being at neither extreme of the canal,
but about midway, and at a point where there
haj probably been as much just causs of com
plaint as at any other, yet we shall not, like
the Enquirer, icsist that on thit account we
6hould have the Trustee. Nor shall we, be
cause wo are in the Eighth Congressional dis
trict, where we had to battlo against nearly
2,800 majority, and reduced tho same to near
ly 200, claim that we are entitled to either a
U. S. Senator or Canal Trustee. .
We do cot expect to narrow down our
views of mens competency to locality ordem
ocratic majorities; but wo expoct tho, Demo
crats of th.j next"Legis'",ure to selectmen for
tho offices within their gift with a view to
their merits and competency in the discharge of
the duties iccumbant upon them, thereby in
uring to the best inters3ta of the Stato and of
the Democratic party.
We have an utter abhorrence to anything
like Sectionalism and where we hear "lo
cality" and "Democratic majorities" urged
as arguments for the promotion of any indi
vidual, we feel that it smacks too atrongly of
the thunder used during tho late canvass by
the Black Republicans m favor of r remont
The Envuirer would seem to sty to us up
this way, "It may be that you don't know
there is a poeket in Indiana." In all kind
ness we would say to our friend ot the En
quirer that we cZo.know there 's a poeket; and
if there is one green spot on earth that we
prize above another it is the pocket Bat
with all our pride for the indomitable De
mocracy down there, we would be untiue to
one of the best instincts of our nature were
we to turn our backs upon the Democracy of
the eighth Congressional District, which,
with an overwhelmning majority against her,
yet at every point met the foe face to face,
and the final issue was nearly a tie. We be
lieve that no where in the State, or even in
the Union, was there a fiercer contest or a
better fight made by the Democracy; and
although the candidate for Canal Trustee at
this place did all within his power for our
incce is, yet he did only what every good
Democrat did to accomplish a result to de
sirable.
We all toiled long and hard for the success
of our party; and even if the Democracy of
this Distrtit did toil a iiitle longer or work
Under his advice and directior, they co-operated
with those who were .already more
than half way up the anti-slavery ladder,
and who would, in good time, plant them
selves upon its topmest round.
M. Baooxs' Ultimatum. Mr. P. S.
Brooke recently delivered a speech to his
constituents at Laurens, in which he stated
that, though he considered Mr. Buchanan
ound on the alavery question," he did not
- u i .1 n i : ii i
The case waa argued ' V "IT, u.ulur
at last session, but the decision was reserved on tbat acco'uDt m0re credit than we are wil-
to allow arguments on certain points cf ling to give to the Democracy elsewhere.
law. We shall urge nothing of the kind, but shall
Montgomery Blair for plaintiff; Reverdy bae the ncceaa of the candidate at this place
. , , T -. . , , . , . wholly upou the ground that if elected his
.hnson and H. S. Oner forclatmant. Blair attention will be devoted narticularlv to ev
opened, but without concluding, gave way ery locality interested in the Canal, and the
for adjournment. The case will last several welfare of the State generally, so far as that
We shall publish the decision of the Srs worK 13 concerned.
Tin ms cauccuiuij oviiy iu oca i vuu
manifest exhibition of ill-feeling growing up
in this matter, and that too without any jus
tifiable reason, at least, so far as we are able
to see. We would desire that this contest
i.mon friends be conducted in such a
fj The New Albany Ledger cautions the
public to look out for frauds. It says:
We learn f-om the officers of the New Al-
oany at a oaiem r.aaroaa kaj., mat nve aoi- manner as becomes brethren in a great po
. Circuit Court of the Unitsd States. .
The Circuit Court of the United States, af
ter a laborious session of four weeks, has ta
ken a recess of a week, to meet on Monday,
the 22d. During the session an unusual
number of heavy and important cases Lave
rome before judge Huntington, who presides
alone, Judge McLean being at Washington
City.
Among the most important cases was the
ejectment cases of M'Call's heirs v. Carpen
ter & Rcitz. The trial of the case occupied
nice days of the term. The case involved
the question of the insanity cf James B.
M'Call on the eighteenth day of June, 1840,
at tha time he made a deed to Hugh Stew
art, for his interest in Lamasco City. On the
part of the plaintiff it v.-aa insisted that he
was a viono maniac at the time he exeeuted
tha deed. On the part of the defense it was
insisted that he was sane on the suject mat
Hoo3. The Louisville Journal give 188,
690 as the number of hogs slaughtered in
around Louisville, up to Saturday last. Ow
ing to the high prices prevailing along the
Ohio, Louisville and Madison operators have
been packing elsewhere. Atkinson Thomas
& Co, of the former city, and O'Niell Bay
ley &Co., of tho last named, jointly packing
30,000 to 33,000 hog. at Nashrille, and
Clarksville, at an average cost of about $5,
uet.
' The falling off is general throughout the
West. At Cincinnati tha money market is
also very tight. The Gazette, of yestorday,
say a:
The market for hogs was quiet lo-dav, and
the genaral feeling among dealers was easier.
.'b i packing houses are well supplied, and
lar checks on the Ohio Insurance Company
of this city, raised from ones are in circula
tion. The fraud is easily detected, by ob
serving tne vignette that ci tne
ones being a drove of hogs, and that of the
fives an Indian woman sU'in' down with her
hope anything from his admlnisustion for the arms outstretched. Five do' lar notes of this
South. He stated that the onlr conditions money should be avoided.
wmtu a.o wuuiu iee w a tumyiuimao, i New State Back
were : On the first dav of January, proximo, the
That each State should b permitted to new State Bank goes into operation 'with its
litical family, governed by principles intend
ed only for the public good, and not for in
dividual aggrandizement.
In conclusion, we must say we have been
unable to see in the Sentinel the opprobious
course attributed to it in the matter by the
Evansville Enquirer and Terre Haute Jour
nal. We shall not complain, however, for
fear that from our locality and prejudices, we
may incur censure, or at least be charged
with partiality in a matter In which we have
no choice, except upon personal grounds.
Covington fountain Co.,) Friend.
A Pxep at English. Domestic Life.
We find in the Washington (N. C. Journal
collect ita legitimate 6hare of the public rev- various branches. We have not ascertained,
enue under ita own laws, and by it3 own of- as yet, the full arrangements for the Lafayette
ficera. Secondly, that the representation of Branch, but suppose the business will be
each State in the Federal Legislature shall be done for the present, at the Indiana Bank of
ViiffrT uTY-m tliAfifird nnnnlation r en that at. Fowler & Earl.
ery slave shall count one, instead of, as aow, E. F. Nexsen, Esq , of the Graramercy the following extract from a letter written by
five slaves counting only three. Thirdly, Bank of this city, has purchased a large one of the omcers of tha United States steam
that the officea of President and Vice Presi- amount of stock of the Bedford Branch, and frigate Alerrimac, dated Southampton. Octo
cent snau oe uuea, one irurn tne xiunuerui icmuiw iu vuai piaue iu ttvo tuarge ui its i q
and the other from the Southern States, and business, as President. Mr. Nexsen is one of I
that n bill shall become a law without the our beat business men, an accomplished ban- We have been visited a g"eat deal here, es
concurrent aiznature of both. I ker, and an agreeable and popular gentleman: I pecially by navy men, and have created some-
. '. I and his removal from Lafayette will be Bin- thing of an excitement in the naval world,
., wiu. u wo iwjr iM uuPi resetted bv onr whole business mm. udz n?bv the n ecea in the naners. Mnch
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ter of the deed, and competent to soil ud .j4fc"efe are a good many on the hooks; for the
time being, therefore, the offerings are some
what greater than the demand. The wea
ther is not very favorable. The prices rang
ed from $6 to $6 40 including light and
heavy.
At St. Loui, on Friday, there were few
hogs in market, with sales of 100 head, aver
aging 22011., at $5,75; 300 head, averaging
210 lbs., and 500 head to arrive at $5,62.
At Palmyra, Mo., Thompson & Co., had
killed 2,000 head, averaging 220 lbs. and ex
pected to kill 7,000 more. They were pay
ing 4 cents.
The Logansport Journal says of the pork
trade:
Packers here find hogs, comparatively,
very scarce. The amount packed here will
not, probably, exceed half the usual amouat
The railroads offer facilities that were not be
fore enjoyed in bringing hogs from a distance.
Johnson & Co. are receiving extensively by
the Wabasa Valley road from as far east as
Lagro. There seems to be no packing going
on between here and Fort Wayne, and the
stock from over half way up tha line seeks
this market. We are informed that the Wa
bash county hogs are delivered here at a less
cost than those purchassd in the street
Prices remain at about the same $5 and
5.50. Without more competition, or some
new feature in the market east, prices will
not advance.
The Delphi and Lafayette prices are about
the same as here. The live hog shipment
East 8eem3 to have been general throughout
the Weat, and the quantity of pork par.ked
will be comparatively light.
New York Cektral Raileoad. We ne
tice by the New York papers that the earn
ings of the New York Central railroad for the
month of October reach the enormous azre-
DO
gate of $928,000. This is an increase of some
$200,000 over the corresponding period last
year, and is believed to be unprecedented in
the history of railroads. Indeed, the New
Central now earns more money than any
other road in the world of the same number
of miles of trunk line.
These enormous earnings are a substantial
proof of the increasing popularity of the road.
Nor is it to be wondered at. Those who have
lately passed over the route cannot fail to
nave Deen strucic witn tne admirable man
agement of the road; the speed and punctu
ality of tho trains, the courtesy of the conduc
tors, and the comfort and cleanliness of the
cars. In all these respects there is little left
for the traveler by the New York Central to
wish for.
The following are the comparative earn
ings of the four great lines of travel between
the East and the West for the month of Oc
tober :
New York Central railroad,
New York and Erie "
Baltimore and Ohio "
Pennsylvania Central "
that the views aid feelings of Mr. Brooks
should be consulted and conciliated. A man
who holds in his hand the power to break
up the Government, at any moment, as he
boasted he did, three or four months ago,
must, by all means, be most tenderly treated.
No telling what may come of crossing the
whims of "a spoiled child."
fjr We might publish a column or so a
day of denunciations of the Sentinel by its
own party press, but we forbear. Journal.
If the forbearance of the Journal is out of
any regard to our feelings, we hereby relieve
It of all further inconvenience or embar
rassment in its exercise. Indeed, it would
be far more honest and manly that the Jour
nal should at once publish all that is said de
rogatory to the Sentinel
muni t j. Lof. American.
The Pbohibitoet Law. Massachusetts
papers state that the Prohibitory Liquor Law
now proves utterly inefficient there. They
assert that never at any previous time has
there been so free and unrestricted a sale of I of seeing how
attention has been paid us ashore, too, espec
ially by two families one that of an old
East India General, the other that of Lord
Hardwicke. Gen. Frazier has passed most
of his life in India, and how lives in easo and
comfort on the Southampton Water. At a
dinner at his house we had an opportunity
the aristocracy live here.
liquor in Boston aa at present. Drinking sa- Lord Hardwicke and family and several oth-
loons have multiplied, until they are to be "gnesta were mere to meet us and every
found at the corner of almost every street A iudian, with several other servants, waited
movement is on foot to try the regulating at table. The nlata was sunerb. and th din-
principle again, now that the prohibition ner the most recherche. We sat dor. n to the
seems to be a failure.
table at half past seven. These are always
epualett and sword -occasions.
ftjT" We, the People, seconded by the La- Lord Hardwicke's family consists of his
favette Courier, asservates that it were "bet- countess, his eldest son (about 18 or 20, and
1 r i ti . i x a i . i
ter that the names of Fillmore and Fremont fT- 5 v J TOUrM38 . we nnes
. . looking daughters you ever saw, and several
be wiped from the memories of men" than TOUnser sons. The daughters Ladv Eliza-
by its own party mat tfiacK isepunncan omce seesers snould beth.Lady Mary.and Lady Agmta,are surpass
press," than to seek to convey the impression, hereafter be disappointed in their "ends and 1Dgly beatitilu!; sucn development, such rosy
j v u m;v i L;ma w! ;i;f; cheeks, laughing -yes, and unaffected man-
of I I noN trai rarolv cma rnmhiniiil Thaw (ita a
J t .1 r t i 4 . . ... ii. . it I ....
or iu u.j ui uouuuuaviuu ui uui pnr. - oiuuauu iiuuptuiuiso mc uia means tuey great deal of out-door exercise, and came
1 as Journal may rest assured tbat its I propose lor tne future to accomplish, their I aboard the Mernmac in a heavy ram, with
"telling the whole story" will not, in the purposes, without regard to "Fremont and Uh thicker-soled shoes than you or I ever
lst Aatrnv onr annetita or keen na awat VrttAnm " wore, and cloaks and dresses almost imper
f rr I I : . rri v.: r.iv .
villus to vu.ici. Aiicy a (.cut tueir lamei a
O tdght
OCT Great men never swell.
It ii only 7acht, walk the Lord knows how many miles,
10 are sala- an on't c16 a cent about rain; besides do-
frr- There seema to be a difficulty in the vour " three cent individuals'1 who
w.v nf Cn Ttiaaetl. of THInoia. bein-r indnrtnd ried at the rate of two hundred dollars a year. lnS a hoet of other thlngs tDat wold shock
I.Jr - a Anr lerlloo f n flair h eirwl vof in tha nirlr ar.i
1ntetU.fna.ftf Governor, now that he i, UU Qln8.0D P.taroe ana QnetJ nerrlD "T. 7. f -"""'?K?'r"?
i nnt rvr . n nsi Mn.v. n.-.;on.ne. n cr i ina must eie?iDiuo&iDir women in me r aat
. ... I t " uuoui naiow,uu. nlL UUU. I ; . o ; o
lected. 1 ne Lonstitntion or the btate pro- bi0Wf endeavor to nve themselves a con- ln "hoes and diamonds I ever saw.
vides that "no person who has given or ao sequential appearance. No discrirainaticir The Countess, in her coronet of ieweK is
... .-! . ...... r
eepted a challenge to fight a duel is eligible Person ccea ever mistake the spurious for the an elegant lady, and looks like a ht mother
CoL Bisell once amerence oeiweenme lor .tureo sucn women.- 111s Liorasmp oas
two is aa great as mat Detween a Darrei oi given us tnree or iour dinners, lie lives nere
vinegar and a bottle of the pure juice of the merely during the yachting season, and leaves
grape. on t nday for his country seat of Cambridge,
where he spends his winter, as do all English
to any office of the State."
accepted a challenge from Cob Davis, now
Secretary of War. This occurred at Wash
ington City, and the question row is wheth
er the organic law of Illinois can take cogniz
ance of the matter, since it happened beyond
their immediate jurisdiction. This will have
Caval Trustee. We notice among the gentlemen of means, hunting. &c. and when
many aspirants for Trustee of the Wabash Parliamant is in session he lives in Londou in
and Erie Canal, the name of Joseph Ristine, his town house. Hare he has a host of ser
i.8q, ot .fountain county. We hava the van ts, and they wear the gaudiest livery
to be determined by the proper State tribu- P-easureoi an intimate personal acquaintance white plush knee-breeches and veht, white
i wuu tuis gentleman, anu we anow mm to oe 6UX Etockings and low snoes. Lord llard-
- I t ii n..leA fAa 1 k - .Aa.A a. . J A. ; I r 1 V .1 tv w a i
"c iiuauueu iur ils jwmiiuu, uesiucs oeicz a i wica.e s urotnar is uean oi lorK, a nin
IsriATT Massacbb in Texas. The Indians Democrat who has stood by the party in ad- Church dignitary, has two pretty daughters,
contnue their murders and depredations up- eriIIJ " weu prosperity, w e Know oi ana is nimsell a jolly gentleman.
n tK,ttlT. On the 9th nit. neraona wer L- . w Alter Umner the ladies play and sing for
, " , , 7 . v, . x , . , w.?, Zoma K1" " raoro cnaracter.-irooA- U3 and the other hkht thev ot UD a 2am, of
killed and scalped in Kerr county, about for
ty miles north of San Antonio. The Texan
eays:
ville Devu
OCT" Quite an excitement was occasioned
at Dupont recently by the following rirenm.
n t.. i V-J l . i... ?
ii seems urn, botuu persons naa encampea stances, as related to us : A week or two
blindman's buff, in which tho ladies said we
had the advantage, inasmuch as their ' petti
coats rustled so that they were easily caught1
They call things by their names here. In
the course of the game Lord Hardwicke
for th ni?ht. and the Indians came nnon si'r.m a now nTitAnnil t,i., the coui
them, while asleep, killed and scalped four, the post master at Dupoct Mr Rnllin. w. t5msclf, was blindfolded, and trying to catch
and leu two moruny wounaed: one only ot nrsd in the ni"ht and destroyed. Everv v.
the seven can survive of the seven. Two of I ertion was made to detect tie incendiary, but
the men killed were named Williams and I with no effect. On Friday of last week the
Uross. A youtn namea aica.aams was one i uoors pi the destroyed Lous j were discovered
of the wounded. Ua the oth ur. ituge's I at the house of a man (whose name we have
son waa killed at Bisterdaie, and scalped; be- forgotten) in the neighborhood of Dnrxmt
aides other depredations, such as killing and Much excitement was created by this discov
stealing horse. I ery, and a large crowd proceeded to the house
of the suspected man and arrested him ir
rcrvVe would remind our inenas wno supposed to be Insane. Mad. Conr.
desire to take a good and reliable paper du- - iVr- J. F. Lvtton. whnfl TrM, mrMiinm
ring the aewion of the Legislature, that the I ftT A subscription has been Btartod in 1 at Wood's Theatre in thU rtv la.t wint.-r.
Indianapolu State Satiinel is decidedly the I Charleston, a. 0., and headed by liberal con. will bo recollecUd. cren3 the Indianatolis
Deer, cneapess ana one oi ne iargs iu tue i muuuons, to procure a carriage ior presenta-1 Theatre with a corn dramntioue of unusua
ii co buuw mij9 nf Amu. a uvu v iiutuuwouau. - laiuut, kuis weea. JjCtj. touma-1.
some one, fell over his daughters lap on' the
floor, when two or three of the girls caught
him by the legs and dragged his lordship,
roaring with laughter, as we all were, on his
back into the middle of the floor. They are
perfectly respectful, but apjiear on a perfect
equauty with each other. In fact, the Eng
lish are great poople. Two clubs here offer
ed us the use of their rooms.
convey the proportr. There was a mass of
testimony before the jury, both written and
oral. Drs. Ritchie and Athon were retained
as experts, and the whole science of the
mind fully explored. Judge Huntington
gave to the jury an able and intellectual
charge, and the jury, after being absent some
time, were unable to agree and were dis
charged by the Court. George G. Dunn,
John P. Usher and David McDonald were
counsel for the plaintiffs, and Conard Baker
and Oliver II. Smith for the defendants.
. The case of Smead and others against the
Indianapolis & Pittsburg Railroad Company
was argued by Judge Morrison for the plain
tiffs, and Simon Yandes and Oliver H. Smith
for the defendants. The question waa wheth
er the Indianapolis and Pittsburgh Railroad
Company could be held liable for acceptan
ces ofbills drawn by the Greenville St Miami
Railroad Company for the accommodation of
the latter Company, where the proceeds of
the bills went to the use of the Greenville
and Miami Railroad Company. The Court
held that the Indianapolis and Pittsburg
Company were not liable for such acceptan
ces, as the act of acceptance waa not auth or
izod by their charter. The opinion of Judge
Huntington ably reviews the authorities on
the subjec.
A number of other heaay causes will be
reached during the term after recess.
Journal,
The Slave Trade FnotJBisHixo. A gen
tleman who has recently arrived in this city
from the coast of Africa, states that he learn
ed from good authority that there were thirty
vessels, principally Portugese, or sailing un
der that character, lying in the creeks at the
mouth of the Congo River, waiting for car
goes of slaves and on the look-out for oppor
tunities to get to sea uuperceived by the
cruisers. Sheltered by the thick growth of
forest which abounds there, these slavers are
safe from observation. Persons are stationed
near the mouth of the river to give warning
of the vicinity of national vessels, and when
the coast u clear the traders select a dark
night and a fair wind, and effect their escapy
in safety. The English Government have a
steamer on the coast, but it is too slow to be
of much service. With a propitious breeze,
the smart clipper-built slavera find little dif
ficulty in evading the pursuit of their clumsy
antagonists. Not long ago a brig supposed
to be an American craft was making her
way out of the mouth of the Congo River,
with four hundred negroes on board, when
she was espied by the steamer, which prompt
ly gave chase. 1 he brig slipped away from
her pursuer with the greatest ease. The
steamer fired several shots at her, but with-
ou. success. When the brig had got out of
tho reach of the steamer's guns, the captain,
by way of tantalizing the baffled cruiser, or
dered a negro to be pulled up to the yard arm,
t here he wa3 allowed to hang for some time,
as an insulting token of the acknowledged
character of the vessel. The captain also sig
nified his exultation by standing at the stern
and fiddling as his brig scudded away. It is
said that the trade in the vicinity of the Con
go might be stopped, or at least materially di
minished, by a s nr. all well-armed eteamer, ca
pable of palling fourteen miles an hour, which
should cruise at intervals for a short distance
up and down the river. N. Y. Journal cf
Commerce.
(r- The New Orleans Picayune tells the
allowing:
"A few days since the captain of a Bhip at
anchor outside the Pass, threw overboard a
shark hook baited, which was immediately
swallowed by a shark of the spotted kind.
Tne shark, which was got on board with much
difficulty, measured 17 feet 11 inches in I
ergth, 9 feet in circumference, and his liver
exactly filled a beef barrel. He had seven
rows of teeth, and in his paunch was found
the body of a man, partly decomposed. His
jaw bone was taken to the city, and was
found to be large enough to take iu a sugar
barrel.
Pabheliok. The phenomenon termed
Parhelion, or mock sun, is not common here;
it occurred, however, last evening. About 4
o'clock a black bank of clouds lay low in the
Western horizon, above which floated a light
vapor, at a height about as far above the
horizon as the sun was at that time, the lat
ter being south of it. The vapor 6topped the
sun's rays aBd a segment of a circle com
posed of the prismatic colors was seen, like a
portion oi a rainbow. In the centre of this
segment was a pale, bright light, shadowy,
and the outline not entirely perfect this was
the mock sun, a reflection of the real one.
The sight was a beautiful and interesting one.
"Old salts" call the pheoomenon a "sun dog,"
and consider it a sign of falling weather.
Cm. Gai., IQth.
Canal Tkustie. A well written commu
nication will be found in another column,
giving cogent reasons for the selection of Ca
nal Trustee from this part of the State. We
fully agree with the writer, and as Gen. Ed-
sall is the oi.ly applicant from Northeastern
Indiana, we hope to see him elected.
I he btate bentinel contains a communica
tion advocating the election of Gen. Edsall ;
and the Peru Sentinel has a communication,
endorsed by the editor, also setting forth his
claims in the strongest light.
As we have never heretofore had any of
our citizens in a state omce, we feci some
interest in the matte, and shall look upon the
election of Gen. Ed.all a3 the inauguration of
a new and better era in the management of
our state affairs. Fort Wayne Sentinel.
Cause of Disuxiox Between the Nobtii
and the South. The Southern Argus, of
Norfolk, November 26, asks why the peopla
of this "God favored nation are so hostile to
each other." It replies that it arises "from
ignorance of one another." It blames both
Northern and Southern journals for their
misrepresentations, and the extremists of
both sections of the Union for their mad fol
ly. It alludes to the "bountiful offerings"
of Northern philanthropy in the times of
pestilence, and hopes that the people will
become sick of excitements and demagogues.
Laf. Journal.
There is in the anewer of the Southern
Argus, "a volume cf truth in a nut shell."
It is the grand solution of the question which
it propounds. The concentrated bitterness,
prejudice and hate which exists in one sec
tion of the Union against the people cf the
other, is just in proportion to the "ignorance
of one another" that prevails with each. On
each side oHhe Black line, where the people
mingle with each other; study each other's
characters, habits and dispositions, there is
the same cordiality and good feeling exist
ing between them as though they were citi
zens of the same Stete. In these localities
"abolitionists" and "fire eaters" are as rare as
"reptiles in Ireland," and disunionists are a
greater curiosity than Barn urn's Wolly
Horse. As you recede from that line, the
feeling of hostility of the North against the
South, and of the South against the North,
increases. It is in the extreme Northern and
Southern States that fanaticism, bigotry and
" all nncharitableness n attains its climax.
It is in these regions that such newspat er
funguses as the Boston Liberator, the Charles-
ton Mercury, the 2?. O. Delta, et id omne genua,
flourish in all their unnatural rankness. The
people of these two extremes know nothing
of one another practically, and what little
they do know, through the "best recognized
channels of public information," comes to
them in a form so distorted by prejudice and
exaggerated by malice, that it is worse than
total and absolute ignorance. The dark side
of the picture i3 kept studiously and promi
nently in view, while the bright side is just
as constantly and carefully kept out of sight.
Hence it is that extremes of locality are
marked by extremes of fanaticism and sec
tional hostility. The most effectual cure for
this folly and wickedness maybe found in
the four words " Know each oteeb bet
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IIok. S. II. Buskisk. We hear this gen
tleman's name mentioned in connection with
the office of Agent of State, and nothing
would afford the Democrats cf this county
more satisfaction than his election to that
place. Mr. Burkirk is well qualified for the
office, is a noble Democrat, and has rendered
as good service to the Democratic party, both
iu the State and Presidential canvass, as any
mau in the State. reru Sentinel,
fr5A correspondent of the Ev.nsville
Enquirer, writing from Washington, under
date of Dec 4th, expresses the opinion that
lion. John L. Kobinson, of this State, will
be the Clerk of the next House of Represen
tatives, and that Mr. Orr, of South Carolina,
will be Speaker. Iloth suggestions are highly
probable, and, so far as the first is concerned,
the Democracy of Indiana, who have earned
80inethiHj during the late canvass, we are
satisfied, roUd ctll the debt satisfactorily
paid, in pan r.t leat.t, by the selection of one
of their ablest and most industrious cham
pions, for the Clerkship, named. Tiofayette
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Virginia Electoral College and the Cabinet.
From a publication of the facta, by the
Richmond Enquirer, it appears that the
recommendation of the Virginia Electoral
College of Governor Floyd to a scat in Mr.
Buchanan's Cabinet, about which so much
has been said,was never fully carried out. A
paper to that effect was drawn up and signed
by most of the Electors, but was suppressed
at the requst of Governor Floyd. He was
opposed to that mode of action by his friends,
as ono calculated to embarrass the President
eleat, and as one net agreeable to himself.
The Enquirer also says that Gov. Wise
was wholly ignorant of such a paper, and
was committed, in no respect whatever, to
its expression of preference. He has ex
pressed no preference for any one aa a Cabi
net Minister, but on the contrary has de
clined to do so, and approves of Governor
Floyd's suppression of the paper.
From 5otea an J QuerlM."
Origin of Borne Comraoa Sxpressions.
Tandeic. A practical pun ia now natur
alized in our language ia the word "Tan
dem" (at length).
Bsown Studt. Surely a corruption of
brow-study, brow being derived from the
old German broan, in its compound form
aug-braun, and eye-brow.
Equality of the Races.
Wherever and whenever the idea of an
equality of the races, black and white, has
been submitted ta a practical test, its fallacy
has been conclusively demonstrated. Whilst
the blacks themselves experience no mateii
al improvement from an equal participation
of rights and privileges with the whitas, the
currse of retrogresion and degeneracy has
fallen with a heavy hand upon the latter.
The result of thii unnatural mixture of the
races in the central regions of our own con
tinent is not one of a special and isolated
character, produced by special and local
causes. The result is the same, in all its
features, wherever the experiment has been
tried.
The Mercury, a paper published at Natal,
a British colony in South Africa, where
blacks equally with whites, are admitted to
citizenship, speaks of the uneasiness felt at
the constant increase of the Kaffir population,
and of the public indignation that is kept
alive by the repeated Kaffir outrages upon
young children and women outrages of the
most disgusting and barbarous character. It
laments the dangers to which European so
ciety is exposed by its position in contact with
a mass of polluting and brutish barbarism,
and says, that " the nonsense of equal laws
and equal justice for blacks and whites must
be discarded, if cither class is to live peacably
in Katal."
Here is a fact which ought to commend it
self to the consideration of those tender foot
ed philanthropists and theorists who so stren
uously advocate a community of rights and
interests between the whites and the negroes
of this country.
Salaries of Public Officers.
We made some remarks upon this subject
a few days ago, which, though of a general
nature, were intended to be preliminary to
those of a more direct and local character.
They were, in fact, suggested by the state of
facts to which the Fort Wayne Sentinel so
judiciously and forcibly refers in the article
copied below, and which we had resolved
to make the basis of a more extended com
ment We are gratified to find that what we
have in view, is already so well begun by
our friend of the bentinel. It is, indeed, a
subject of vital importance to all classes, and
should be considered in all its bearings, so
O . TV. J V. ii .
otAir. iue wvru means iiterauy a IUfl-1 , ... .
tive frem the field, one qui ex campo exit that wbtever actl0Q 13 taken uPn Il ma7
Luhcmeon. Our familiar name of lunch
eon is derived from the daily meal of the
Spaniards, at eleven o'clock, termed once or
Vonce (pronounced Vonclity.') From Ford's
Gatherings in Spain.
Hip, Hip, Ucebah. Originally a war cry,
adopted by the stormers of a German town,
wherein a great many Jews had taken their
refuge. The place being sacked they were all
put to the eword under the shouts of Eieron
lyma est perdita. Frorn the first letter of those
words (J7. . p.) an "exclamation was con
trived. Rusic Names Sir William Temple, in
his Essay on Poetry, says, speaking of the
old Runic :
Old Nicka was a spirit that came to strangle
people who fell into the water. He was a
fierce Gothic captain, son of Odin, whose
name was used by his soldiers when they
would tight or surprise their enemies.
Snooks. This name, so generally associa
ted with vulgarity, is only a corruption, or
rather a contraction of the more dignified
name of Sevenoaks. This town is generally
called Se'noakg in Kent ; and the further
contraction coupled with the phonetic spell
ing of former days, easily pasied into S'nooks.
This is no imaginary conclusion, for Messrs.
Sharp & Harrison, solicitors, Southampton,
have recently had in their possession a se
ries of deeds, in which all the mode of spell
ing occurs from Sevenoaks down to Sookes
in connection with a family now known as
Snooks.
Canal Trustee. Joseph Ristine, Esq, is
spoken of ai a candidate for Canal Trustee.
io better selection could be nude. Mr. R.
is a gentlemtn of fine abilities, and wocld
undoubtedly manage the affairs connected
with the public works with credit to himself
and to the fullest interests of the Stato.
Goshen Democrat.
be the expression of a deliberate and well
informed public sentiment
Salaries of Governor and Judges. It
is a fact well known to ali thinking men that
the salaries of the Governor ani Judges in
this State are far below what they ought to
be. Although the doctrine of low st laries is
rather popular with Democrats, we think it
ought not to be carried so far as has been
done in Indiana, where the pay of the offices
named is altogether below the value of the
service expected. Tho laborer is worthy his
hire, and public servants ought to be paid as
liberally as others who labor for individuals.
For these reasons we recommend the Legis
lature to increase the salaries of the Governor
and Judges to a sum at least sufficient to
meet their expenses, and enable them to
maintain their families. The present sala
ries do not do this. It is a notorious fact that
the pittance allowed our Governor is insuffi
cient to meet even the expeLse of living, and
all who fill that station do it at a great pecu
niary sacrifice, and leave the office poorer
than they were when they took it.
The same may be said of the Supreme
and Circuit Judges. There is no man quali
fied for the Bench but what can make double
or treble the amount of the salary by the
practice of his profession, and if he accept
the station he does it at a positive and heavy
loss to himself. The highest judicial talent
ought to be secured for the Bench, and to
effect this a proportionate salary should be
allowed. The present system of beggarly
salaries will eventually drivo all talent from
the Bench, and leave it to tha occupany of
incompetent men, to tha great detriment of
the true interests as well as of the dignity
and respectability of the state.
This is a subject of vital importance to all
classes, and we call upon the press through
out the state to speak out in reference to the
matter.
The Politics of the Woeij). If any of
our readers should recollect their impressions
the first time they were at sa in a large ship
in a severe storm, they will not have forgot
ten how insignificant seemed that talL proud
vessel, which had appeared solid and immo
vable as a mountain as she lay alongside the
wharf. Like a cork in the brook, or a feather
in the stream, or a bubble on the wave, ao
light and little to be trusted did it seem.
Just like that bubble, or that feather, or that
cork, or that ship, so seems the Ship of State
of the whole civilized world at this moment.
All the governments of earth are out of
course, jostling- against each other, ani the
sport of circumstances quite beyond their
control, mere specks upon the sea of time,
tossed by every wave, and threatened by a
storm of severity beyond all precedent.
Fifteen years ago, and Miller the Prophet,
or the interpreter of prophecy, was dreaming
that the Millenium was about to dawn. Now
it seems, instead, as if Satan wore about to
be loosed again for a season. A little while
ago and war was thought a horrible thing,
and men seemed nnivursally aboit to beat
their swords into ploughshares. But tow the
pruning toots are last learning tne utilities oi
the bowie knife. China is desolated by civil
war and the Cape of Good Hope by the Hot
tentots. Burmah has jufct been rent in twain
and Persia is at this motnen; the seat of ac
tive war. Russia and England seam a if
about to fight a pitched battle in the heart of
India, decisive cf the fate of a larger portion
of the world, than that which followed the
fate of all Alexander's battles. Europe hav
ing wasted half a million of men and hun
dreds of millions of dollars in one war, seems
in greater unrest than ever. Turkey, where
the war began, is worse off as to debt, as to
independence and as to territory than before
the war began. While the other great pow
ers have been fighting for the Principalities,
Austria holds the stakes, and, like the mon
key with the cheese, chews it up, while the
others quarrel.
It used to be thought that the nve great
powers had the control, at least, of Europe,
and yet little King Bomba laughs at them all,
England and France included. .The fact is,
there is not one of the great powers that has
the control of anything just now, or that know
on what side they will be in a month hence
on any great question. Take England: Does
she know whether or not she is drifting again
into a war with Russia? She has no idea.
Can she tell what will be her relations with
Austria, or what with France? Not at tJL
Nor is there a Frenchman who knows where
France will be in a month hence whether
in the arms of Russia against England, or
with England against Russia. It used to be
thought that all depended on the will of one
man, Louis Napoleon; and yet it seems that
no sooner is his back turned than his minis
ters play emjeror in his room, in much the
same style as Mephistophues plays tne rro-
feskor in Faust, unless it should at last prove
that the Emperor is enacting that part him
self in disguise.
If we come over to this continent, look at
Mexico, with all the horror of civil war
raging interminably, like a regular volcano,
deep down in her heaving breast, and send
ing for 3,000 Americans to come to her suc
cor. Central America is as badly off as any
country can conceive, and none can tell if
Walker will be in power six weeks hence,
or what will be the result ultimately of his
government in the destiny, not of Central
America alone, but of this whole continent.
There is no doubt Mr. Sonle has concocted
with him the scheme of Eome Southern Con
federacy to jeize Cuba and re-estab-ish
slavery and the slave trade. They reckon
on the support of the South, and it ia by no
means certain tbat the message of the Gov
ernor of South Carolina and the action of the
House of Representatives endorsing it, may
not be designed to favor this.
Such being the situation of all the world,
it is, as Jeremy Taylor says somewhere, in
substence, of all sin, "What is every nation's
evil becomes all' nation's greater evil, and
though alono it waa very bad, yet when thev
came together it was made much worse.
Like ships in a storm, every one alone hath
enough to do to outride it, but when they
meet, besides the evils of the storm, they
find the intolerable calamity of their mutual
concussion, and every ship that is ready to
be oppressed with the tempest, is a worse
tempest to every vessel againsi wmcn u is
violently dashed. full. L&lger.
f rom U Lafayette American.
The Pocket" Mr. Bright.
We copy the following extract frem a let
ter to the Evansville Enquirer, from a demo
cratic citizen of "the Pocket," temporarily so
journing at Washington, with great pleasure.
The compliment to Senator Bright, we hear
tily indcrae.and we are glad to see that "the
old guard of the First district" are disposed
to "hold fast to" him. This is all that is
needed to render his re-election to the United
States Senate unanimous, so far aa the dem
ocracy are concerned.
But, the question arises, what is all that
fuss about down in " the Pocket?" If the ,
"Old Guard of the Firet district hold fast to
Senator Bright," and the balance of the State
concur, why all this cry about injustice to "the
Pocket?' Does the Enquirer want two Sen
ators from the "two Pocket districts?" or
what does it want? We confess we are at a
loss as yet to discover just what our friends
"down south" are driving at, so far as Sena
tors are concerned. But here is the extract :
I am asked a dozen times almost every
day, "Will Mr. Bright be returned to the
Senate?" On all occasions I have answered
"Yes," without knowing the feeling outside
of the "Pocket." But with ua, the unanam
ity of pentiment in favor of this faithful pub
lic servant is such, that I am induced to be
lieve he will be returned, with the entire
approbation of the people of the State. It
matters not who is sent with him we have
many distinguished citizens who would re
flect credit on tho State. But during the
time Mr. Bright has been in the Senate he
has acquired a national reputation, which is
as honorable to the State as it is to himself.
Mr. Bright is a man who will honor any po
sition. Office nor emolument can win for
him no more distinguished honors than he
already enioys. But bis continuance in the
Senate will give character to our Stat
Massachusetts has been revered for her Web
ster, Kentucky for her Clay, South Carolina
for her Calhoun. When these men bad
earned for themselves a reputation which
made them to be loved at home, and re
spected abroad, it was the delight of their
States to keep them in the councils of the
Nation. Let not, then, Indiana forget her
distinguished son. We may build up for
him a name which wo shall be proud to link
with the history of Indiana. Let tho "Old
Guard" of the First District hold fast to
Senator Bright, aLl we will never have to
lameut that our confidence was wasted in the
support of one undeserving. WHIT.
One Thousand Persons Killed bt a
Siboki or LiQHTENixe. Accounts from
Rhodes state that the lightening struch the
immense store of guupowder, which was
placed in the vaults belonging to the An
cient Knights, destroying the whole Turkieh
quarter ao completely that only three children
wcro saved. One thousand persons are
said to have perished
(7 The investor of steel ring crinolines,
(hoops,) io Paris, realized iufive weeks $50,
000 on the proceeds of his invention.
A Sad Case.
8everal months f'Dce, a beaut'fnl yrni' g
lady, the daughter of a wealthy retired mer
chant, residing in this vicinity. ri ibe
heart and hand of a gentleman in tne mt-di
cal profession, living ib New York nty, ai.d
they were betrothed iu marr'a-'-. The w. 1
ding took pla e at the t-sid-nre of the w.d"'
father, and was attended with gtat pjmp
and ceremony, an immense sum hariug be-n
expended by her parents to give zrt ti the
SYla S . 1 a 1
occasion. Ihe drets worn Drir.f- onat et,
in itself, several hundred dollars. She hd
in attendance upon her a troupe cf brides
maids and their atterdants, all araed ic
robes of spotless Bit in. Her frien.iK, who
rank high in society, and amoug hom idae
was almobt an idol, exercised .he most un
bounded liberality in the matter of bnd!
preseats, loading her table with the mt
magnificent silver aete, suits of aable and
of ermine, and trousseaus procured at almost
fab'jious prices. Iter husband was a weal
thy, intelligent, noble-looking man, and proud
of hie newly acquired treasure. Ererytbing
looking bright and promising on that happy
wedding eight.
After receiving the congratulatiors of their
friends, the new-made roup1 started on a
wedding tour, after which they settled down
at the residence ef the husband in New York.
Here, all their friends predicted for them a
long life of happiness and prosperuy. and,
indeed, there was much upon which to base
the hopes that their predictions would be
rsalized to the full extent The bride was
young, intelligent, beautiful, well educated.
and the picture of perfect health; the hus
band high minded, noble in character, rich
in this world's goods, practising in a lucrative
and honorable profession. .
Thus matters remained lor several months.
Letter received by the bride from her friends
a this city, breataed a most nappy spirit,
and expressed tbe utmost content with, her
position, liut a lew weexs since ane return
ed home, as she said, for a visit She re
mained until a few days aiace, but her
presence no longer afforded joy to those
who had once been happy thrice happy
to meet her. The bloom upon her cheek,
was faded; her eyes were sunken and had a
wild and haggard expression; her language
was no longer characteristic of that high re
finement which once had marked it It waa
all too evident that a fearful vise was prey
ing upon her system. When inquired of as
to her husband, and whether she intended
to return to New York, she evaded any re
ply. Her friends at last became alarmed and
wrote to ber husband, asking mm to come
and take her with him home.
He came not but instead came a letter of
fearful import. The injured man said hie
hopes had been blighted, the trust which he
had reposed in his wife shamefully abused,
and his family gods overthrown. She had
sunk her love for a husband in the mama of
the wine cup, and waa a victim to habitual
intoxication, lie reproved ner. iahe became
angry, quarreled with him and letthis home
for that of her parents, taking with ber noth
ing save the clothing which she had upon
her at the time of her departure. Under
such circumstances, he said, be could no
longer consent to a union with her, painful as
a separation must be. By express, be for
warded to her her jewels, silver-ware, piano,
clothing everything, in fact, which belong
ed to her .personally. Thus he renounced
her and lorever.
The last scene in this aad drama of real
life closed yesterday. The once beautiful
maiden, honored by all whj knew her the
idolized wife, the nobie woman, died at the
residence of her parents of brain ffver,
induced by intoxication. Thus the curtaiu
of death falls upon this sad scene.
The father of this young la-iy has been
called upon within three months to mourn
the death of a wife and daughter of intoxi
cation, and a son, once noble and ramly,
whose highest nature has been perverte I by
the same cause. Troy Times.
Gmw. Geary Kantai Affairs.
WAfcHIHOTOX, Dec. 16,
A message from the President, communi
cating a letter and the journal ot Governor
Geary, was laid before the Uoaae to-day. Ia
addition to what has been already stated, it
appears by Geary 'a journal, that the Free
State men were arrested and cast io prison,
but when pro-Slavery men were arretted for
crime, they were discharged. Wh;le Gov.
Geary waa addressing them to convince them
they were in error, and while eulogizing the
impartial administration of justice, news ar
rived of tbe release of Hays, the murderer of
Buflfum, whereupon Governor Geary fearlets
ly pronounced the act of Judge Lecompte,
in the discharge of Hays, against whom the
Grand Jory had found a b.ll of indictment
for murder in the first degree, a judicial out
rage without precedent, aa well as discour
teous to him, as he had been the means of
arresting Hays, and he should have been
consulted.
That the act was greatly calculated to en
danger the public peace, and destroy the en
tire influence which he was laboring day and
night to inaugurate here, and bring the court
into utter contempt That he would treat
the decision of Judge Lecompte as a onllty
and proceed upon tbe indictment for murder
to re-arrest Hays as if he had merely es
caped. That he would submit the matter to
the President, being well assured that he
would permit bo judicial officer here to forget
his duty and trifle with the publio peace,
making a decision to public justice and gross
lv steeped io partiality. Whereupon the
Governor issued his warrant for the re-arrest
of Hays, etc
As Irish Waoer. "Nate hand you are
thin, my darling 1 " laid one Irish bricklayer
to another ; "you mount the ladder wid your
hod fall o'stoces, and scatter 'em on the heads
iv us as you go. Ochl blatheration, blood and
ouns ! I'd carry yourself up, from the flats
to the roof, and down again widout your be
ing spilt"
"You don't do it, air ! returned the fel
low laborer ; "I'd lay a trifle you couldn't
"For a pint o'whiakey I would tho is tho
likes o'you I might not lift? D'ye take tcj
bet honey ?'
"Faith I'll bet my hide against your pint,
and that's a fair trade, tbat you can't."
"In wid your dirty karkas, and we'll try
it."
Fearful aa the experiment may seem. It
was successful. When two thirds cp the lad
der, Paddy roared out
"I'Carthy,ye divel ye, ait aisy, or I'll
spill ye !
.Sure, an' isn't it that I'd be either having
ye do ?" returned Mac
When safe landed, he axclaimed
"I didn't think it was in the likes cye.
As it happens ye've won I'm bate ; but
just as you was comin' by the third story I
vat in hopes! "
Abscosded. John Snyder (red headed
John) has made tracks from M a j ville, in
this State, with a fair "Helen of Troy," leav
ing his wife to look ot for namber one. John
told hia own wife he was going to Pen est 1
sylvania. to be gone a "Few days, and we
suppose considering the inclemency of tho
weather, and the danger ef catching cold, in
judiciously concludel to take a bifurcated
comotter with him. He magnanimously left
his wife and children the sum of $5, for their
comfortable support and maintenance. Lou.
Courier.
(ytr Mr. Cook, the new delegate from Ari.
zonia, bring some specimens of minerals tail
to be the richest in the world.

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