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DAILY NATIONAL WHIG. !
THURSDAY EVENING^ AUGUST 26, 1(347. For Preildeut, < ZACHARY TAYLOR, | OF LOUISIANA, Subject to the decieion or the Whig National 1 Convention. J TELEGRAPHIC, RICHMOND, Aou. 26, 8o'clock,a m. " New Orleans papers of the 18th are at hand. t No drmy news in them. The yellow fever war r -still raging. TAe Ordinance of 1787.?Mr. Peter Force of out city, has compiled a correct history uf this cele braledordinance, which wo shall publish in our columns in a few days. To the heart and head ul ( Nathan Dune, aa Mr. Webster said some years ago- r ia the merit of this great fuudtiLental law property due. p Edinburo Keview.? VVe have the July e number of this excellent periodical from Messrs. a Scott & Co., the publishers. It is a capital f one,?full of genius, correct thiuking and elo- u quect language. 1 Important .'?The Washington Correspondent ol ^ ihv ii?n (ma vuuiwt a uuquirer unucr uaie mr ^ 3?ud instant, avors that Despatches have been re- f reived bj the Executive from Oan. 8colt aince the j 4th of June, anil that they are very important. He ^ vera alao, that the intelligence from the Qeneral it . both warlike and peaceful. After thia very grati" fying announcement, the public may well brcallu ^ easier. ~ 05* Amoa Lane ia fighting the battlea of the t Indiana Kcgiment in the Union. Had that Regi ( ment done it* duty on the field of Buena Viata a> |, unequivocally a? the other Regimenta, Mr. Lanr ,. hadbeen tavrd hie labors in August. t - ? ICj* The Pillows of Tcnneteee are trying to bolater up in the Union the head of their valiant 1 brother now in Mexico against the heavy charges o1 [ CoL Haskell, but the effort is a vain one. e 7'Ae /'resident's Officers.?The New Orleans Delta tells an amusing story of one of Mr. Polk's ( Officers, who being asked by (Jan. Brooke if be war qualifying himself to command, by loarning his ex- ' ere"see from a competent instructor, told bim then ' was no occasion to undergo that trouble and ex- e penes, as he had purchased two pair of drill pan- '' taloons! v Col. Benton and Col. Freemant.?The last St. Louie Republican says that "there is no mistake in the assertion that Col. Benton has preferred charges ' and asked for the recall and trial of Col. Frecinont ' The history of the case is about this: Col. Benton r wished to obtain from us the name of the author of a ' communication, which appeared in our paper, writ- 1 ten by an eye witness of the transactions in Califor * 111*. Alter trying several means to induce a disclosure of the writer's name, he rosolved on preferring charges, demanding a court martial, and thus bring the writer out as a witness. Col. Benton bares hi> charges against Col. Preemont on the communication in tho Republican, and also on articles which appeared in the Louisville Journal and the New Or. leans Picayune?and for the authorship of the two latter, refers to Lieut. Emory of the United States army." Col. Benton left town last evening on his way as we learn, to Missouri again. Can the expected return of Col. Frecmont hsvo called him Westward again! To the Editort of the Nutioual Whig: Gentlemen, on seein; the article from the Louii vilte Journal, headed ' Mr. Benton and Mr. Polk," in your paper of this dry, I have to request that the psper be no longer left at my house. Yours, respectfully, THOMAS H. BENTON. August U3d, 1847. We cannot cutnply with Mr. Benton's request, for the s;mple reason that he is nu subscriber to the National Whig. That our readers may see what it is that has offended the distinguished Senator so eoriously, wc append the ortie'e in question. Jitr. Benton and Mr. Polk.?It ia certain, says the Louisville Journal of the 17th instant, that Mr. Bonton is preparing himself for a terrific attack upon the dmiaistration next winter in the Senate chamber. At a town in tho interior of Kentucky, a few days ago, he got into a conversation upon the subject of the Mexican war, and became immensely excited, perfectly infuriated. He said that an opportunity bad been passed by of making an advantageous and honorable pr*ce, and. that he could show the fact and would show it. As for tho whoh management of the war, he avorred that it had been utterly disgrac ful. He stated that he should go to Washington and make one speech upon the subject, only one, and that it would be the greatest speech of his life and ho was willing that it should bo the last. In speaking of the Adiuinistra'ion, his language barely, if at al', fell short of downright cursing. His wrathful declamation lasted a full hour. The Sublime and the Ridiculous.?The New ( Orleans Southerner, a Dimmer,.tic Journal, hoists the following flag: For President ZACHARY TAYLOR, or , Robert J. Walker. Grund of the Baltimore Bun predicts the 1 overturningof Crutchett'alantern and saya, that I rthen the,"fool's cap and bells will hang where they belong," and that will be upon the head 1 of Mr. Vice President Dallas, for he is the approver ol the scheme. Grund ol the Baltimore Bun records a praise worthy act of a banker of this city. The banker 1 borrowed some money a few years ago ol the late Mr. Reuben Whitney, and the other day sent to Mrs. Whitney a check for f'JOOO. tiueiy | ?was the banker Mr. Corcoran or Mr. Tyson? i The Baltimore Bun has a third Washington correspondent who signs hiipself ' Truth."? | We are glad that the Bun lias at last got at the truth which lies between X and Ion ! Grund of the Baltimore Bun assures us tha( the Administration has set a trap to catch Mr i talhmin nnH his frienH* in !!.? TV.I... I Mr. Polk, yon are not caught in it yourself in the Mine way. Mr. J. P. Kennedy is the Whig candidate in the 4th Maryland District for the next Congress. Whigs of the 4ih District?elect him. The ship Mameluke was struck by a si|uall ikX) miles east of Sandy Hook on the 15th instant and capsized. Fifty two persons perised. Naval.?Commander A. Slidell Mackenzie has been appointed to the command of the sloop of war Albany, which has just reached 1 Boston from a cruise in the Gulf. ', MEXICO AND THE BRITISH MINISTER. Mat 31, 1847. The undesigned, her Majeaty'e Mtuieier of Forlign Affaire, has the honor of acknowledging the eceipt of the communication dated the 86th mat., if 8r. Mora, the Envoy Extraordinary and Miniater Plenipotentiary of the Meaican Republic, relative to he elating atale of affair* between Mexico and the Jnitcd State*; and in regard to the contemplated bandonment of the Mexican capi al by the Execu- ; ire to which Sr. Mora refere in hi* le ter?the unleraigned liaa the honor of aaauring Sr. Mora that: he Engliali Miniater accredited to the Mexican Uov- j rnmeut wilt cnnaiJer it hi* duty to follow the Uov- , rnment and maintain Ilia relatione with it, in what- 1 ver part of the Mexican territory eaid Government nay fix it* reetdence. Accept the aaaurance of my diatinguiahed conaidration PALMERSTON. j To Su. D. .loauuin Moba, Miniater of Mexican Renublic. Tlie Philadelphia North American of yet.- ' erday has the following just remarks upon this xtraordinary letter: "The above letter of Lord Paluierston to the ilexican envoy, canuot be read without inter st on this hide of the Atlantic. It bean the ppearance of a very grave signifioancy both ' or Mexicans and Americans; but will be re:eived with, perhaps, very different feelings in he two countries. It may, possibly?like Lord 'almerston's late threat against the Spanish iefalters?mean nothing; the natural appre lension will be lint it meaus u great deal,? milling less, in short, than thabUreal Biitain iesigns to take a position which will be undertood as one of partiality, if not of deliberate aterference, in the Mexican war. There is a iroraise made?nay, an actual assurance given -that, in the event of the Mexican Capital ailing into die hands of the Americans, the British Ambassador will follow the Mexican Government in its flight, "maintaining his re ations with it, in whatever part of the Mcxi an territory said Government may tix its resilence." "It is manifest that this assurance has an mnortant bearinc on the Question of a sueedv >eaee, which Americans have so confidently ixpected to follow the capture of the city of tdexico; and that it introduces a new and se ious obstacle in the path of pacification. The Uapital may fall; but the Mexican government s not to fall with it. That is still to exist; tnd Ureal Britain is pledged to recognise its xistence wherever it may be, aud?for, doubt ess, this also is implied in the assurance? vhalever may be its condition. The American irms may triumph in every Slate, city, and illage of Mexico; the whole country may be ,1 the feet of the conquerors; but so long as he Mexican President and Congress can find el'uge on a single Mexican cliff, or in a single Mexican cave or chaparral, the British Minis sr is still to be with them, to tell the United ilates that the Mexican government still sur'ives, recognized by the British crown in all ts integrity and independence. "It is understood as almost the avowed plan if the Administration, upon the fall of the cap. tal and the Might of the Mexican rulers, to irect a government defaclo, by means of which he peace may be obtained which the present Mexican government is determined shall not ake place. This intended goverment the Bri ish ministers, it would seem, have resolved bebrehani not to recognise?how, indeed, can hey recognise it, when they have promised, inder a solemn assurance, their recognition to he national government now in existence? ? riiere are to be two governments, then, in Mexico?a peace government,Recognized by the Jnited States?and a war government, rccog tized by Great Britain, How is it possible hat two such governments can exist, and be hus recognised in Mexico, without the danger >f a misunderstanding arising between the U. States and Great Britain I "Altogetlier, lint, movement ol the British secretary for Foreign Affairs is a very siugular me; and the assurance to the Mexican government that he will continue to recognize it tnder all circumstances, cannot but tend to enlourage the Mexicans in continuing"a war vhioh to them is so hopeless, and in refusing he peace which we find so desirable." We most (irmly believe?we can, indped, ind no one reasonable ground to doubt?that he chance of a speedy and just peace with Vlexico hangs, in some degree, upon the hope hat a treaty shall have been ratified by that ;overnment before the news can reach Mexico if the result of the late elections, and of the irobably ascendency of the whigs in the next House of Representatives!?[IVath'n Union nut Evening. Go to, old man, go to! You need not hink you and your party will escape the just ndignation of the country in failing to make a leace with Mexico by throwing the blame jpon the'Whigs. Such a statement as the ibove is only calculated to excite a laugh at four attempts to escape responsibility. The New York Courier, speaking of the experiments recently made, by which the lon? jitude of New York city has beeu accurately iscertained by means of the Magnetic Telegraph, remarks: ' , One point ol view in which the facility of ascertaining the precise time at different and distant points, is important, has been long appreciated on the chief Railroads in England. Many, if not most, accidents on Railroads from the shock of trains, are the consequences of mistakes in the precise time ol starting. Hence the clocks which regulate the movements on some of the chief Railroads are now set by magnetic Telegraph despaich, to the Oreen wich time?so that the apparent hour is the same all along the line, whatever the difference of longitude, and by this one standard of time all the departure, arrivals, and meetings of the ] cars are graduated. This, it will at once be perceived, will remove, if carefully attended to, all evils that have heretofore resulted from difference in lime. The Stockholders of the Biilliniore and Ohio Railroad met yesterday in Baltimore, and decided to carry their road to Wheeling with all possible despatch. Resolving to do so is one thing?doing it is another. Birth Uxtraormnarv.?A Herman wife gave birth to a fine healthy boy on Thursday morning last, in the cars near Rochester. | Although no ticket had been purchased foi | him, he was allowed a free passage to the end | ol the line. This is the first instance of the ; kind on record. 'Yellow Fever in New Orleans.?Fiftytwo deaths of this terrible disease is recorded for the 24 hours ending & A. M., 17th instant. The mortality was chiefly among the poor and destitute. MR. WEBSTER THE REAL OREGON PACIFICATOR. In reply to a question (says the Liverpool Times of the 3d instant) put to hint in reference to the present war establishments of this country, uud the propriety of applying the priuciple of arbitration in the settlement of disputes arising among nations, Mr.McGregor, one of the candidates for the representation of Glasgow, look occasion to narrate the following very important and remaiknble anecdote in connexion with our recent but now happily terminated difference with the United States on the Oregon questiou. When our Ambas ador at Washington (Mr. Pakenhain) refused i to negotiate on the 4'Jth parallel of north lati tude as the basis of a treaty, and when, l y rl ' I ' ?-? q Walker and Marcy." It intimates that the President is himself very desirous of providing a for these officers, before retiring himself to private life. The Whigs of Allegheny county, Md., have nominated old Zaeh for President, and pledged their heart and hand to give him all their votes. Huzza for Rough and Ready ! The Administration organs (says the Philadelphia North American of yesterday) dare to insinuate a doubt as to whether Gen. Taylor is in reality a Whig; and are engaged, with grotesque earnestness, in discussing his claims to our friendship as a party. Their counsel is gratuitous and uncalled for, as the Whigs are lully qualified to manage their own concerns. "There is," said Mr. Clay in his Cape Island speech, " gentlemen, one thing before wc part, which I wish you to remember. This glorious and beautiful land is our common conn try?in Peace or in War?in weal or in inn? under bait administration or good government, f KCMKMRF.R TO STANn By IT." Wc see it stated that a citizen of Philadelphia has sent a quantity of hams as a present to General Tavlor. We presume that the gen tleman is a Native American, and, (hat he lias 1 sent these cold hams to Gen. Taylor in return for ^Ite "eoU s/ioultlcr" that old Hough has given to the Natives.? Prentice. The editor of the Washington Union says 11 at hearing of the defeat of Robert Dale Owen. Wasn't he a little more astonished when he ' woke up one cold morning last winter, and lound himself kicked out of the Senate cham bert?Ibid. The trial of Professor McOlintock nnd his abettors in aiding the escape of the Hagerstown lave in Carlisle commenced yesterday. """ ,tlu"ll u,c """sc. u. a .upiu.t . Great Britain antl America became really mi miueut, Daniel Webster, formerly Secretary ol ! Stale to the American Government, wrote n letter to Mr. McGregor, in whicli lie strougly deprecated Mr. L'akeuliani's conduct, which, if persisted in and adopted at home, w ould to i a certainty embroil the two countries, and sue 1 gesled an equitable compromise, taking the ; 40th parallel as the basis of an adjustment. Mr. McGregor, agreeing entirely with Mr. Webster in the propriety of a mutual givtug and taking to avoid a rupture, and the mute especially as the whole territory in dispute was nut worth ^'40,000 to either I'ower, while the preparations alone for a war would cost a great deal more before the parlies could come into actual conflict, communicated the contents of Mr. Webster's letter to Lord John Russell, who at the time waa living in the neighborhood of Edinburgh, and iu reply received a letter from Lord John, iu which he staled his entire accordance with the proposal recommended by Mr. Webster and approved of by Mr. McGregor, and requested the latter, as he (Lord John) was not in a position to do it himself, to inti male his opinion to Lord Aberdeen. Mr. McGregor, ibrmrgh Lord Canning, Undersecretary f Foreign Department, did so, and the i was that the first packet that lei I England carried out to America the proposal, in accordance with tire communication already referred lo, on whicli the treaty of Oregon was happily concluded. The Wire Correspondence.?Some of the papers continue to complain of the incorrectness of the correspondence sent by the wires, uud operators and correspondents are handled without gloves. So fur as our experience goes, we have no reason to complain. At Richmond, wc have one of the best epitomi/prs we ever kuew. He gives us, immediately on the arrival of the New Orleans papers, the very inarrow ol the war news, when there is any ; and in every case, the details in the- papers i?... i.:. ?r..:.r_ ? ...a ow.ug ment. It is not his duty, nor that of any correspondent, to decide upon the truth of the a news presented to him. His duly is to dis ' pat'-h it as he finds il;>and neither he nor the ' wire is responsible for its truth. i A Sad Accident.?As the funeral procession of a young girl was moving through IV Orleans on the 16th instant, the horse which was drawing the hearse started ofT at full speed, and rushing against the curbstunp, the' coffin was flung on the banquette, and the ( body rolled out. A young man, the brother uf the deceased, was severely hurt in' the breast by the shaft of the hearse, while he was en ' deavoring to stop the horse. , Discharged.?Edwards, who killed Byrd, > in New Orleans, last week, in self defence, Ita3 been discharged. " Wc will forgive Major Noah for everything, if he won't come out in favor of General Taylor some Sunday morning."?New Orleans National. 1 Ah, Thorpe, you are not going to catch the Major in that way. He won't wail for Sun- a day morning, to come out for old Each. It t will be of a Saturday night! The letter purporting to have been written by General Scott to Mr. Fillmore?which has I lately gone the rounds of the papers, is pronounced by the New York Courier as a hoax, c Mr. Fillmore has received no such letter. - . b Benching Then.?A Washington fi lter to j c the Bennington Gazelle, an extract uf which j b is copied by the Boston Post, states that owing I j to the accession of the States of Iowa, Florida, \ Texas, See., new judicial circuits will have to ! b be established by the next Congress ; and that j " if but one additional judgeship is made, Mr. j n Walker will heannointed to it : if two \1 .r< How beautiful fur one whu seev. " Yet I the fug'ant flnwira can emell; And I can feel the green leaf a rhsde, And I can hear the nutea that emell I Prom thoee deer birde that Ood lies made. " Mo, bister, God to me ia kind, Though eig t, alas ! He h?s not given ; 1 llut tell me, etc there any blind Among the children up in heaven V ' No, deereel Edward, there all eee? Bui why ask me a th ng so odd V < ' Oh Mary, He's so good to me, 1 thought I'd like to look at (rod." Ere long, dieeaee hie hand had laid I On that dear boy so meek and mild ! His widow'd mother wept end prayed, t That God would spare her sightless child. He fell ber warm tears on his face, And said? ' Oh never weep for me, I'm going to a bright?bright place Where Mary says, I Ood shall see. And you'll be there, dear Mary too; But mother, when you get up there, Tell Edward, mother, that 'tis you? You know I never saw you here." He spoke no more, but sweetly smil'd Until tbo final blow was given? When God took up that poor blind child And open'd first, bis eyes in Heaven. The TtLEQRAru The posts are up from dubile to wi bin 60 miles of Montgomery, nil the wires will cross the A (.thaina at Catawba. Upwards of 100 tn of posts aie ilso up between New Orleans and Mobile. " Hon. James Buchanan, the distinguished Secretary of Slate, returned to Washington on the IUtli instant, in the full vigor of health, from the \lexicun country."? Dloomsburg Pa Democrat. Old Point Comfort?the Mexican country ! What toill father Ritchie say to such scandal? Cupt. Mcl,can, the husband of Miss Lanlon, the poetess, is dead. Tlic rival New Jersey line of wire is going ihead finely. Good news, that! General Tavlor's son lias arrived ?i While Sulphur Springs. He is in delicate health. PHILADELPHIA. Wednesday, August 25,2 I\ M. No change to notice in stocks. The flout market quiet. Small sales of Pa. trands at $6. Corn meal held at $3 25. Prime red wheal worth $1 18 a $1 25c., md white do. $1 30 a $1 35c. Yellow and vhite corn 74 a 76c.; Bales of oats at 46c. Cotton market quiet. Sales of Whiskey in bbls. at 28 els. BALTIMORE MARKET?YESTERDAY. Flour Market to day dull. Sales 500 bbls. lew Howard street at |5 75. Oily Mills $6. Wheat in better request. Sales 10,000 itishels at 112 to 118 cts. fur red?some very hoice lots at 120 a 122 cts. A cargo of 1,600 luslitls white sold at 120 a 125 cts. Family lour white wheat 130 a 135 cts. Sales of vhitc at'd yellow com at 70 a 72 cts. and dull fats selling at 30 a 35 and 52 cts. The demand for provisions moderate and narket rather heavy: Grocerirs in fair re|uest. . I Whiskey dull. Sales at 26 cents in hhds. nd 27 a 275 cents in bbls. i SALES AT THE BALTIMORE STOCK BOARD, Wednesday, August 25. $500 U. S. Treasury Notes, 6's 1031. $5000 do do do C's 103i. $1500 do do do C's 103!. NEW YORK MARKET?YESTERDAY. i dales at the Slock Board to day moderate, vith a si ght advance in some descriptions, ' tnd a moderate decline in others. j Flour maiket heavy, Small sales of Ge? lesee $5 75. Ohio and Oswego $5 50 a 5 62}. Nothing doing in corn meal. Receipts of Hour ucreasing. Wheat til fair request. Sales of 10,0001 mshels at 132 a 133 cents for Genesee, and 17 cents for prime reds. Corn is quiet?small ransactions at 70 a 72 for mixed, and 74 a 75 j or yellow. Oats, 48 a 50 cents ; rye 75 a 78 :euls. " No new I'eRlure to notice in provisions or [roceries. Sugars a little firmer.. Cotton market quiet. Whiskey dull at 27 a 28 cents per galluu. PITTSBURG MARKET?YESTERDAY. Weather very pleasant. Now 31 feel water , u channel and at a stand. Markets at a stand. Small sales of Hour at }4 40 per bbl. , ?? tiiHiiyi' hi nit- jiriur ui wneai or corn. An active demand has sprung up for wool ind prices on the advance. Good health in our city. Provision market remains firm. Groceries without movement. J. H. T. WERNKR, TURNER IN METJLS 4 WOOD. : Canes Dressed and Mounted. MACHINERY, 1.AMP8, COMPASSES, dec. j ' MADE AND REPAIRED. l.otiisinna .htrnur, htltcten ftth mid 7f'i .Sfrreh,' YVashi.ictov, D. C. . July SO? 1 THE BLIND BOY. T THE REV. DR. HAWK* Of NEW ORLLANK. ' ( II *u * hleeefd lummer Jay, The flowere bloomed?the air wee mil.l. The little birde poured forth their ley, And everything in ntture em led. In pleaeant thought I wandered on ; t beneath the deep wood'e ample ehade, v 'Till euddr-nly I came upon ( Two children who bed thither e'rej'd. duel el an aged birch trce'e fool, . I i A little boy end girl reclin'd, I Hi? hand in her'e ahe kindly put,' t And then I >a* the boy tAaa blind, , 'J he el ilJun knew not I was near, A tree concealed me from (lieir virw, a Hot all they said I wrll could hear, And I could tee all they might do. " 1). ar Mary," suid ihe poi r blind boy, " TJial little bird singe very long ; Hoy do you aiehim in hia joy. And in he pretty a? hia ?ong 1" L ' Yi a. Edward, yea," replied the maid, (. "I i e - the bird on yonder tree ," j J he pool hoy ?>glied, and gently aaid, " Hi-ter, I rviah that I cbiilfl aee." ^ " 'J'he flowera, you aay, are very fnir, And bright green leaves are on Ihe tree*, And pretty birds are singing ihcie? Two Wm's, A. Wallace, wood to George Mat- VHrj, i"gly- and Win. H., Watson. Levin Marshall, Havre de me|| jraee, coal to .1. Pe t'lono. ^ Rriliant, Thomas Skinner, Tort Lcnthew, Vn., com :oal to J. i'etlitioiie. S(al Farmer 6t M cbanic, Jae. Lowry, Havre du p. trace, coal to Jaa Harvey &. Co. 'p The Osceola was run into by a schooner off Pa- j,|e | uxen river, on her trip to bal imore. and her star- ^ ioa d bulwarks were carried away to tho whetlhuuse 8J|e ut we are happy to learn her regular trips will not a| ie allccted by thu affair. I \RRIVALS AT THE HOTELS UP To 3 P. M. | ^ Brown's. I Win Drown lady and two suns. Halt ?er A Christ, St l.oJ% leav A B Pliaw, N Carolina Pu!)l James T Suair, N Carolina I J1'1"' W K Pbndleton, Virginia I "".ll W VV Virdin, Maryland : ?c,l.l E Dodson, Ohio W Mauro, Maryland j trJr II A Clayltrouk, Virginia I whj P Gregg and Sou, Virginia j <? O Fecltaller, Canada F Leblare, do ' low, George W Johnslon, Baltimore | | J Cletolier, Virginia j ,|,0, VV J Oldham, Mississippi liOuis Come, Montreal ' n Jatnes Thomas, New York ! rr J Christiansen, S Carolina |i C Jankrin, do , J ' L J Parker, Philadelphia j,w*' L Broadwell and lady, Ohio | _ E Dodson and daught, do ]w O Mc Law sin, N Carolina I GA Ward, Mississippi W H Lynch, do n Miosis Kurit's, Alexandria B Coleman*x. j I J as J Murray, Baltimore A B Gray I Ll Col Hart, USA, wile and niece '* Jno S Walton, Louisiana Major Colquit, USA B 'Lequi, jr. N O, Loj \siana c]ol Jos Grobb, Kentucky nca it M Potter, N O, Louisiana > J H Meredith, Baltimore ; [q D Woodruff, Tuscaloosa W P,Kllison, Philadelphia ,\ls C L Krouse, Fredericksburg Dr W F Camp, and sister, IV C , I e: L Bojac, Baltimore I.If K it Duval, Virginia , I ?j O C Wight; and lady, Rockville t V H M Bast, Baltimore 1 ?ug M Miller, Virginia ! -Miss Hubbs, Philadelphia I M Hampton, New York J R Hutchtns, Montreal ', ,n C F Clark, Montreal ' O N Cole, New York ; To Gen Patterson, and lady, USA Col Abercrombie, and lady, USA | t ;...! w tit I-.,,,, ^ lis A Master Patterson, Philadelphia ? C Pleasants, and lady, Richmond Ijadsbi/a, Dr M M Duvall, Maryland L Bovillier, and lady, Unlink) J YV Smith, Pennsylvania P A Symington, Philadelphia g T S Taylor, do C YV Brooke, do .1 L Goddard, do J P Ballard, Virginia ( Dr. Jmale's Panacea.?YVe have received str' from Mr. Carusi a bottle of Dr. Amate's Italian , p Par.acea for Chills and Fevers and kindred | ing diseases. A friend who has tried it rectim-1 mends it in the highest manner. j jj TEr.r.GBAPHtc!?VY'e saw a person near rIh street staring upwards at the Telegraph i wires, with eyes and mouth wide open as il he were about to swallow an eel. when sod-1 denly he exclaimed " Look a here friend! J[ How in all cieation does the letters gel through in* them ur posts T 1 kin understand how they jo on llic wires, but can't understand no how jyje how they get through the posts." We tried jty. to explain, but to no avail, and at last advised hun logo into the Telegraph oflice. ' Scene wt*a the Canai..?" Ocli! an faith j" ?' an what's that"?exclaimed a son of ICrin, get ini seeing a nzaru upon a log quietly enjoying the cun. " Tilt* likes ol thai was niver seen *!jj in ould Ireland " Tlial is what we call a lizard," answered a by slander. JJV " An will it liilc V' said I'al. prt " Certainly if you plague il." " An lo be sure an wliy don't you kill it." " Gel a stick," aaid the gentleman. col " A stick to be sure, an what good will that of do, you could'ul kill the like of that willi a stick," The gentleman procured a slick and we gave the lizard a knock, which sent it directly mr toward Pal, who look lo his heels and did nol stop till lie had run several squares, at the game lime exclaiming. " (lie likes of such u i monster as this, was niver seen in ould Ireland | since St. Patrick drove 'em out." There was a prefect uproar of laughter among the boatmen. Death.?Mr. Riley, a gentleman who was severely injured by a bank falling upnn him, (about a week since, between this city and Baltimore) died yesterday aged 52 years. It 'h i thought he would not have died had he been nl left at the place when the accident occurred. Attack ok the Guerillas on the Convov | ji ik Gen. Pierce?The Sim of Jbuihunc, of the the Mill ultimo, lakes the following details liom a |wu titer written at iiip National Hridge : 114*' " The force of the guerillas was considers- : San lie, as it amounted to GOO armed men; and (Bu heir position in the vicinity of the Hridge was calli he best which nature could offer?a place to S vhiclt always has been considered as a point his vltich, for its peculiar situation, is of great, an(' tdvamage to the guerillas. On the passing of ffasl he escort of the (rain of the American army | B'? ty the places which are 'commanded by the ! ?hot teights which were in possession of the gue i ^ 'Has, they were shot at by the latter; lor this j cason they resolved to go after their foes, and wp| is (hey approached them the fire was redoubled, ; o wli'cli they responded wiilt the same ardor,! Ji mi Willi inure effect, as alley succeeded in dis- Unl adiiing 'lie guerillas from their positions. The 0f J lisorderly manlier in which the latter made mot heir retreat proved very disastrous, as the i = onitnander of the American escort threw oil lietn all the cavalry which he could dispose } if, aud they made a great havoc among the ' Hup ugilives, leaving more than a hundred men n" tretchfd on llie Held, and all that neighbor tcni* mod was cl-ared of the eueiny." city afTaTrs. T' 1'OKT or WASHINGTON. ' .!' Avovtr 2S. | Arrivals up to 2 o'clock, P. M. ^fn Oaceola, .la*. Milcha'l pas* ngerrto the city. j a bummereelt, Thum.ia H. Boleii, SaUhury, M l.,; umber to Ward dt Lenman. Angelina, Wm. Wheeler, river, with wood to T. wv li'er. I I J I Fight. A fight took place on that part of j city, usually culled Mount l<Uua, between | negroes, a free fellow called Henry Doug- I alius Ilenry Brooks, and a eLve called , cly, belonging lo Mr, John Walker, i teller), about the woman of Brooks, 1 sd Henrietta Hulling. Brook Uiokanaxe'| antly, and in making a desperate blow at ', head, the wuman ran in between them, I 1 received it on her Ueud, making an awful i' i. .She is laying very dangerously ill, and j uks was committed to jail byC'ajit. Cioddaid i uLhalt past eleven o'clock. \in/irraucc Meeting. Those who wish lo | n to the advocates of I'cctatnliuii would do I to attend lo night at Temperance Hall. i III lliglit wJ'ur.? 1 lie lainous mast for the | ern at die Capitol is hall way to ita place eMiiiation. It wdl probably he raised to- | row. I JOHN W. BRONAUUIl'S OTTERY. EXCHANGE, AND OENER- 1 I AL AGENCY OFFICE. 6 door, we.t Union 11 . I, Bridge street, Georgetown, D. C. Where ' L?r 'era will be promptly ami confidentially atc.l to. aug -6 tf CITY L.OTS FOR SALE. Ill" SUBSCRIBER is authorized to sell the following Properly? ol No. M5, on 3d street, Georgetown, D. (!. ol No It, in Square Ifi on a6th a'rent, Weat, veen I and K. atreela, Washing on City. JNO. W. BRONAUUH, eral Agent, Bridge atreet, Georgetown, D. V. i irg 2 ft 2nd I IMPORTANT NEW WORK. i 'NITBD STATES FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT?The Treasury Department and its oca Fiscal Bureaus ; their origin, organization, 1 practical operations illustrat- d; being a supplet to the Synopsis of Treasury luatruc ions for administration of revcuua laws, effecting the mircial and revenue sjsteui of tbo United en; in fourteen chapters. By Robert Mayo, M. one volume quarto. 52,50. he above tv, rk, which has been for a considerable in preparation at the Treasury Department just been pr.ntcd, extra copios of which are for by YV\M. Q. FORCK, ig 24 4t Penu. avo. corner of lOih street. G . W. W HE ELK R, i \BINET,CHAIR AND SOFA MANUFACTORY, I'cnnsulvatiia Avenue, near the corof \Sth street.?The Subscriber respectfully begs e to return Ins thanks to his friends and the lie generally for the liberal patronage they have j lly bestowed upon him, and to inform thein that > . -II lime ..-c.m.l I,, ,n??, factum cv. ro ,lc. ilion of HouaehoM Furniture at Iho shortest , ce, in a neat and workmanlike manner, and on is tho nio.4 nci'oinin. dating, bavo on I and a smalt assortment of Furniture, ell 1 will ili?|ii?-c of on very liberal let ma : euch Wnl .ut and Mahogany Spring Seat iSOFAS, IHUROBES, BVKEAVS, TABLES, hiKh, , mid Fret.eh post Uadslcads, Cradles, Cribs, dec, . rin a so prepared to attend Funerals at the i lest notice, and most liberal leruie. i O. W. WHEELER, ag 21 3ld dt SwJ'.v BUGGER, dealer in 'I'obaeco, Segara and SiilIV, Wholesale and Retail, 12th street, hern U. and 11. aug 20 tf jTRS. VA. BOYD, Fancy Dress and Habit A. Maker, on I'enn. Avenue, south side, between h and 13 h streets. aug 20 If 1 IOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, CARRIA-j GEf, and all kinds of mi rchaudise bought end 1 I on commission by W. B. I.EW18. Caving enlarged my store in order to accotnmnc the above branch of business, I would inform public thirl I am now ready to receive cotungnnte f. r public or private sales. N. B. Persons having arty amount of furniture to pose of Mould do well to give me a call, at tin bi.ig and furniture store, Pennsylvania ave..u<-. r lltli street. W. B. LEWIS. AT PRIVATE HALE. dozen superior Wince, old Socia', Madeira, ami Blackburn brands o, an invoice of Looking Glasses, Clock , and Trunks lira largo mahogany Centre Table etrigcrulor, in good order ilendid new pair C'audelabraa, five lights each Vitb a variety of o.her articles tor e.lo low. 18 tf W. B. LEWIS. JLY REPOllT.?The Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company (office No. 11, Wall street, tv York) issued doting the utoiiiliof July, 1817, new Poin t) . \lz . Mcrch'sit 1 udcrs GO I.adics 11 Clerks 18 Agents 5 Manufacturers 9 Farmers 4 Mechanics lfi Sea captains 3 Physicians 3 Engineer I Clergymen 9 Students 5 Lawyers 8 Other occupations G 122 37 * 123 lew policies issued in July, 14!) lurplus, July 31, over $3o(J,0U<l. ROB. L. PATTERSON, Prcs't. BENJ. C. MILLER, Sco'ry. ir ammgioH agency. . C. Lewis, Agent, /th ft., Washington Iarvt Lindsly, Physician, corner of C and 4j :ets., I. B.?A new Prospectus just received, show- , the superior advantages and great 'uecess of Company. nug IS?(it OTHE R'S UN RIVALLED MINERAL WATER, Corner or Gnr.r.N and Oi.ive st?, Georoetoiyn, D. C. TAKE this occasion thus publicly to relurn my thanka to tlx ciiizens of Georgetown, Washton and Ah xsndria, for their kind appreciation the Mineral Water, manufactured by me, ich proves that the recommends'ions of the dical Faculty to the public in relation to its pur-1 excellence, and unsurpassable superiority, are j vcrsally approved of; which gem rid acknowledge- 1 III of tny iellow-ciliiens puts me in suili an cle- I ed position, that the calumnious and jealous exerts of a certain man. need no reply 011 my part. My Establishment is open for every ic entitle 1 itlcmau, who lakes an interest in the matter. I take great pletsute in laying before the public 011 the Certificate of some of the most eminent I ) anions of the District. (iloroemwv, June 16, 1847. We, the undersigned, physicians, have, at the in lion of Mr. J. K >t< er, carefully examined hie neral Water Establishment, ami take pleasure in ' mouncing our entire satisfaction with his superior j i neat arrangements. The apparatus and holding machine annexed, is 1 iriMluclioii of the lale>t American invention, s? | istructed aa to ensure a full and perfect saturation 1 gas to a degree hcrctoro unknown to us. The water used fur its manufacture ia pure and lolcsome, and the rare taken in the process, aa II aa the cleanliness pervading the whole establishlit, meets with our enure approbation, and induces to recommend it to the public, aa a very sti|ierior I healthy article. J. A. RITCHIE, M. U. GRAFTON TYLER, M. D. H. MAUltUDER, M. H. J. lUI.EY, M. D. CHA8. II. CKAtitX, M. D. r.KNJ. S. ROllKF.It, M. I). J. M. THOMAS, M. l?. THOS. MILLF.lt, M. II. T. R. J. FRYF., M./D. Jtl" N. B. T..k? notice that Uottlks containing e Minaral Wa'cr nianufarlurrit by in? havo tbr tnr of J. Roilivt im|>iMa??l in the gUsa. aua 1 l tf J. ilUTHER. (Ueorgt,lown AJvo;alc, 3 time*.) fVAVEHLY HOUSE. PlIHE Subscriber would inform hie friends end 1 (he public generally, the! he he* opened a S EST A V RANT and HOTEL, of the shove neme, jii Sixth street, s few dooraeouth of Penn. Avenue, whrre he will be bappy to entertain tbhm in a manner that he hopes will be satisfactory. His BAR will lie furnished with liquors of the best and most ipj.rnvt'd hrsnde, and the Eating Department will Iways contain every delicacy in aeaaon. He hopes o receive a p rtion of the patronage of his friend*, while be endeavore to cater for the public taste, atig 4?if Iv- H BBVAN8, ATM.HOFFAR, SURGEON DENTIST, Ij^OtJR-AND-A-HALP street, See doom aN?va I'enn. Avenue, east side. A. M. H. performs ill operations in the line of hie profc aion, such ee plugging, cli'sning end inserting artiticlal teeth, from me to s full set?also full seta made with artificial gums. Having had great experience In his line of business for many yeais in thu city of Philed-lpMg, ue pledgee himself that he i lia'I not be surpassed for , beauty or durability, and having very great facilities fur vuch work, it will bo dono uiuch lower than ever lone in thi city. Prom four to live o'clock each day devoted to the mention of children' teeth, to regulete their proper jo.iuons, for which there will be no chargo for educe, but o'dy for actual operation. ug 3?tf WNTiSa 1F? fflOTWWHT.. tmtmmtm mm iwmsae as seaey PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS MAKER.? O oJ situation paid to fitting at moderate pries* West >i<le 10th strost, three doors from C. sug 14 if WILLI AM WASHINGTON, Fashionable Barber, Hair Dresser, and Shainpooner; (Hadshy's Hotel, oorasr Pennsylvania avenue and 3d itrsst jj II?tf THE WASHINGTON CITY CIRCULATINO MUSICAL LIBRARY.?Mas. Oasir.T Andsssos intends opening the shoes named Musical Library aa soon as a sufficient number at lubacribera shall have been obtained to justify the tarrying the same into effect. It baa been approved ty many, sail will afford an opportunity to the lo> mrs of music of availing themselves of what music hey may want, for its use only, at a small expense, l'he Lib.ary will be furnished with the standard and tew music, comprising opera music, songs, duets, vsl'zcs, Ac. Fur terms, apply at my Muric and stationery Stc. e, where the Library will be established. Peun. avenue between I lib sod 13th ate. august 6?oaw4w TO HOUSE BUILDERS AND CARPENTERS. tAM now and shall at all limes be prepared to cover Roofs of Hnusee st reduced prices, with r.eadsd Tin, French Zinc, or Ualvanixed Iron. Samples of which may be seen et my slots. I have also, constantly on hand, a good assortnent of building materials, cheap for'caab. O. WOODWARD, Penn. Avenue, between 10th and 11th alreete. sup tl?3t BOARDING. MRS. TILLEY, on Missouri Avenue, between and 6lh streets, has several pleasant .terns lor tbe accomodation of permanent or traitdent Bonders. sug 10 tf CHEAP BOOKS. A VARIETY OF SECOND-HAND BOOKS for sale nn very low term* at lha Founluin Bookstore, near the Railroad Depot, may 18 tf ITTOLTZ A CONWAY, Cabinet and Chair Wl e?. ? v k.,?. inik kn.1 i us ?trrets. julj 24 stints, Oils, and Paint Brushes, fcc. The subsctilier has just rpceival a large and Irish supply of PAINT8, OILS, partol which are named below. They are guaranteed to be para and good, and from the beat manufactories. All persons wanting such articles would find it to their advantage to call, as I am determined to sell lower than similar articles can be got at any other place in ibis city. 350 kegs White Lead 120 lbs. Chrome Green 120 lbs. Chrome Yellow 20 lbs. Chrome Red 100 lbs. Pure Verdegris 300 lbs. Red Lead and Litharge 100 lbs. Imperial Green 500 lbs. Venetian Red and 8p. Brown in oil 300 lbs. Yellow Ochre in oil 100 lbs. Paris Green, dry 50 lbs. do. do. in oil .3 large assortment of' Paint and White Wash Brushes. 400 lbs. Lamp Black, dry and in oil 10 lbs. 8p. Whiting 1000 lbs. Putty 200 Boxes of Window Glass, all sixes 5 bbls. Linseed Oil , 5 bbls. Copal and Japan Varnish 3 bbls. Bp. Turpentino 1 cask bleached Lamp Oil, at 75 els pr. gall. ?? "<>? ? row wi Hui arm 01 >UC nHIOfini Uf fence?iufanlry, cavalry, artillery, ami engineer*? ; described with much pteciaton. Indeed, no patna H | seem to have been spared to make an authentic and 1 instructive hook."?Commercial Advertiser. H august S?tf H Ea*tmkhwa*b, Chiha, ard Glass. T. Pes- I -ii.i , importer and dealer in K. Ware, I hi"" (viewy wholesale and retail, at his store. W"**'* H Brown's Hotel, Pennsylvania Avenue Washington city. !>. C. H ! HAN OB 11*1*8, AO- v . H 1 NemCy piimctl at tha Office oi .ha Wb>* aiko, rum rinii uib, neiif?l fresh from the manufactory every week. CHARLES 8TOTT, corner 7th street sprit 27?6mo and Penh. A*. LLOYD'S ROUGH AND READY SAND SOAP, AND FOR CLEANSING, WHITENING, AND BEAUTIFYING THE HANDS. H LLOYD has ingeniously succeeded in in, venting a Compound of such a delightful nsture ss to render the hardest and roughest skin soft, fair, ami delicately white. Ladies Riding, Gardening, or Painting, and Gentlemen Shooting. Hunting, Fishing, Cricketing, Rowing, Ac., or any amusement or exertion prejudicial to the bands, will find the improved ROUGH AND READY WASH BALLS and TABLETS pleasingly efficacious in removing all hardness stain, reuness, ana an outer cuianeoua disfigurement; presenting an?l randeiing the akin soft, fair, and pliable. From the nice combination of Balaemic ingredients introduced into the composition, they form n fine Creamy Lather, with the hardest or Sea Water, which renders them eery desirable for Salt Water Baths. They produce the most aoftening and refreshing sensation, and will be found an ezoallent substitute for the Flesh Brush. They are highly recommended to Cap'ains of Ships, Merchants, and all who trade w lib foreign countries, as they will retain their virtue in any climate. For sale by OH AS. 8TOTT. Orug. + Apolh,, comer of 7M + Pa. or. may 13?U TmW MILITARY WORK. I). APPLETON it Co., 200 Broadway, New York, have lately published in a fine style?Elements of Military Art and Science; or course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortifications, Tactics of Battles, Ac., embracing the t'utiee of Staff, Infantry. Cavalry, Artillery, and Engineers. Adapted to the use of Volunteers and Militia. By H. Wager Hal!eck, A. M.. Lieut, of Engineers, U. S. Army. 1 vo'. ISmo. illustrated. Puce 11 60. " For those who take pleasure in studying the ert ol war. and especially for those wboee profession is that of arms, th'ia must prove a valuable work.? ' The author sppeare to be . erfcctly welt informed in military tactice, and has illustrated hia instructions by various drawings and plana, which make themselves understood. The various means of national defence are minutely set forth?the position end character of the fortifications, on our Northern frontier especially, are accurately described, and the du