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EVANSYILLE JOURNAL.
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BY WM. II. CHANDLER & CO.
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(Sundays excepted) at 12 cents per week, pyabTt
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FOR PRESIDENT:
WHIG ELECTORAL TICKET.
.SENATORIAL ELECTORS.
.JOSEPH Q. MARSHALL, of Jefferson.
GODLOVE S. 0UTH, of Tippecanoe.
. DICTRICT ELECTORS.
M Dist.-JouN Pitcher, of Posey.
Jons S. Davis, of Floyd
3d
4 th
3th
6th
7th
8th
Sth
Milton Greco, of Dearborn.
David P. Holloway, of Wayne.
Thomas D. V a lpole, of Hancock
Loy ell J I. RocjfEAr, of Greene.
Howard W. McGcaohev, of Fark
Jajies F. Suit, of Clinton.
Daniel D. Pratt, of Cass.
David Kilgore, of Df la ware.
10th
CITY OF EYA.S VILLE:
FRIDAY MORXIXG MAY 5.
The River. The river is getting quite low
above, there being not more than .two and a
halffeet on the bars above Cincinnati. The
Pittsburg packets will be compelled to lay up
it is thought, in fact many of them have already
done so. The Feytonia passet up night before
last.
Ass Chase The far-famed heroine of
Tampico arrived at pincinnation Monday last
pn her way South.
.COThe exteusire flouring mill and steam
distillery, four miles north of Springfield. III.,
owned by John A. Keedy, was destroyed by
fire on the 21st inst. Loss estimated at $20,
C00. Had the distillery alone be?n destroyed.
the community would not have suffered any
l03S.
Gov. Dodge of Wisconsin ha? issued his
proclamation, dochring the constitution lately
submitted to the people of that territory approv
by a majority of 10,093 votes out of 22,951
votes cast. N .
fj3" The New. York county bapks as esti
mated by the Banker Magazin?, have a circu
lation of 819,356,000 and only" 2,533,000 in
specie. It would be well for people to be on
their guard.
From Mexico. We have received N. O.
paper of the 23th ult., in which we find news
from the city of Mexico to the 8ih. Mr. Trist
left the city oa that day with an escort for Ve
ra Crui. Mustang writes under date; of the 8th
nit as follows; "The primary elections, which
took place in this State and Puebla on Sunday
last.for President, Senate, and Deputies, lesul
ted as they have all over the country where
new elections have been heldin favor of the
:?eace Party. Our latest dales from Qucre
taro are to the 4th inst. The advices of tint
date state that there would he a meeting ol
Congress during the past week. We fchall
look for their first proceedings about the 13ih
inst.; but their meeting will not result in any
thing further than an organization, until after
the arrival of Mr. Sevierat this p'are. It will
be unnecessary for them to act upon the treaty,
after their having learned ttjat it had been al
tereti by our Senate, before they are officially
r I L - 1 1 .? mi
lniormeu wuai muse alteration are. mis
cannot be done until after the arrival of Mr
Sevier. All parties seem to agree in the opin
ion that it will be ratified, and the impression
continues to grow day after .day. . Although 1
have heard it from high Mexican authority,
that there will not be any difficulty in its rati
fication, I must see some of the obstacles re
moved before I come to the full conclusion that
uch will be the result of the action of the
Mexican Government; but ail said previously
the chances are decidedly iu favor of ratifica
tion. A CiEiosiTT.Under this head a Ravenna
)aper states, that Mr. James Crane of Portage
county, in Ohip, while engaged a thorl
time since in splitting barrel staves from a
white oak tree which wts perfectly sound,
and after be had worked up twenty or twenty
five feet from the butt end, discovered what he
supposed to be a knot, at least eight inches
from the outside; but upon opening it, found it
to contain a middling sized toad, which bad
remained in this space until there had grown
eiht inches of timber over him. Mr. Crane
says he made staves from all sides of the tree
where the toad lay, When the little customer
was shown daylight, be stretched hjmself, hop
ped a hort distance, at first, until he reached
a puddle of water, where he took leave of Mr.
C, and left him to his own meditation. The
-account also states that the place in the timber
from which the toad was taken, leaves a fair
imprint of this little inhabitant, who must
b?en been locked up in his narrow cell many
vears. '
fX2 We take advantage of a lull in the ar
rival of news to clear our galleys of a long
miscellaneous article which has been in type
lor several days. The Presidential campagn
ill soon commence when such articles will
hardly find a place in our col urn a).
Another Yankee Inventus. A Sewing
Machine. The Besten Traveller notices a
nwly itvented sewing raachiue, capable of
making 250 or 300 stiches in a minute, thusdo'
in the work of C or S en metres-. ltis said
tn wor!: admirably,
i
fXjTlnthedebale in the U.S. Senat ,on mis
sion to Rome, Mr. Calhoun said, ''he had seen
the English and French ministers draw their
swords in the White House op a Point of pre
cedence. He had on one occasion to consult
Mr. Adams about the subject. It was a point
of great tenderness among foreign ministers.
OGTTbe N. Y. Evening Post (locofoco) is
of opinion that Gen. Cass cannot obtain the
electorial vote of that State, and assigns as a
reason, that the candidate must be a man who
eas taken no je of the Southern tests upon the
subject of slavery, as Gen Cass has done, who
has dented the "constitutionality of any law of
congress prohibiting slavery in any territory.
Senator Ashley Dead. The Hon. Chester
Ashley, one of the Senators from Arkansas,
lied at Washington city on Saturday last.
From the North American.
SANTA ANNA AND THE PASS;
OR, THE TRUTH AT LAST. :
JJy a rare coincidence, we have received at
one ancl the:a:ne moraent,tht"last dying speech
and confession of Santa Anna, and also we
were coing toadd of the organ of Santa Anna's
friend: in stricter language, however, we have
received the farewell address of theBenemerito
on taking laveof hiscountrymen which may
be viewed in the lieht of a dring speech: and
an si tine iu i lie ia3uiiii.lvii wiiiiii kuuiuiriu-
insi on his departure which may be regarded
as a confession, because it does confess in a
way of its own, a way equally charming for
its honesty and simplicity, all the sin and in-
same from the beginning, owy that it makes
a merit of the sin and a boast of the iniquity,
and is quite indifferent to, or proud of, the con
sequences of that most foolish and fatal icdis
cretion. Excellent organ: now nine u cares
tor the woof blood which Santa Annasadmts
sion into Mexico brought upon the people of
the United States!
"J I AlcihiaJeikiil my countrymen.
Let Alcibiades know this of Timon
That Timon cares not.
The Union begins its confossion by express
ing its pleasure atgettingridof Santa Anna: "It
gives us some satisfaction, it says, "to state,
as a fixed fact, that Santa Anna lias embarked
or Jamaica." (Had it not somewhat of the
same satisfaction in learning ihe other fixed
act, of his first landing al Vera Cruz? The
article which, we are reviewing, declares, and
lefends, the pleasure.) "We are happy to see
that he left Mexico under a deep impression of
the kindness he has received from tht Amcri
cans. W e do not know what kindness he ev
er received except from the President, who
anded mm took him Irom lighting cocks, and
set him to fighting Americans: certainly, it was
not the kindness he received at Buena Vista,
or Cerro Gordo, or in the Valley of Mexico, at
the hands of Tay lor or bcott, or "the Ameri
cans" of their commands.
Bat let us hear how the Union, while fol-
owing the fallen Mexican with its sympathy.
confesses all the folly and it protests the ad
vantages of the pass, and the Presidents
kindness:
"What is to be the future destiny of ihisex-
raordinarr man. fsars the Union) is beyond
our sagacity to predict; but certain
It IS, thai the "tYhigS Can no longer make any
.i e . L'l . 1 ... 1 .
capital oi me pass wnicu aamitteu mm into
Mexico. Ye hare even cause to rejoice at the
opportunity which he has enjoyed. These brag
ging Mexicans cannot now say, 'We could have
beaten the Americans if we had seen our best
general at our head.' They are now stripped of
this pretext. 2 hey have had every advantage
which they could command in the content. They
have had three times as much force as we, and
acquainted with all the localities of the coun
try. I hey have been protected by every spe
cies of tn'.r.iichmcnts. 7'Acy have had Santa
Anna, with all the resources cf his fruitful mind
the best general of whom they could boast
at their head. And yet they have been van
quished in every engagement. They can no
longer boast their own prowess in any tuture
war; they must contess themselves decidedly
our Inferiors. Tüelushear no more, then, of
the famous pa, nor of the unjust calumnies
which the Whigs have heaped upon the 1 resi
dent's head. It is now rather thetheme of con
gratulation than of complaint.
lruly,in thin paragraph, the Union las made
a clean breast ot it. It admits that the Mexi
cans "Aar had erery advantage" which the
freaid -lit could give them; "thjy have had
Sauta Anna, wiih all the resources of his fruit
ful mind the best general of whom they could
boast at their head," put there by President
Polk, snd no one else; they Aarc had three
limes as much force as we bad," having been
S ij'p'.ied with a "distinguished leader to rouse
up the military energies of his countrymen" as
the Union exulting! v says in another paragraph
the President having, in this way, succeeded
better in raising Mexican armies than Amen
can armies. And thus encouraged, and re
marshalled, and led by their "best general the
Mexican- heil, unde Sauta Annas auspices.
the opportunity givca them to shed American
blood which was poured out at Buena Vista,
Cerro Gordo, Churubusco, Ilolino del Key,
Chanultenec, by wMch thousands of American
families have been covered with mourning.-
But what of this? cries the Washington Union
It has given us the better chance to prove our
superiority to vanquish the Mexicans in ev
ery engagement! "We have have even cause
to rejoice in the opportunity which he (Sauta
Anna) has enjoyed to destroy so aiany Amer
ican lives! All lAi'j.sayu the Union, "is now
rather the theme of congratulation than of com
plain t! Was there ever exultation so prepos
terous and so unnatural?
But how docs the "dying speech,' corres
pond with the "confession. Let us under
stand the nature of Santa Anna'a eratitude, of
"the deep impression of the kindness he has
i V .' .i ' ? r .1.. . ......
receiveu jronj nie Americaus uiai iu aaj,
from Mr. Polk.
"What recourse," exclaims the-exiled Gen
eral, in his farewell address, "remains for him
whoo'iy returned to his country to satisfy the
public whhes, and to fi.iht, in support of the
noble case. araintt the foreign enemy ' . .For
what. other object, indeed, could he be "pass
ed? into Mexico? We were once told he was
sent back o make a peace with us. Observe
how fiercely the blood-stained hero'of the Alamo
repels theiuxulting idea, and boast the personal
ruin which he preferred to the ignominy - of
pacification: ... "
"In th exile to which Ifondemu myself, he
says, "the grivf. which" will weih upon my
spirits will receive some cütigalion from the
fcratifjiugideathat I have preferred my personal
ruin, the loss of wealth a ud power, to bending
my knee befor the enemies of Mexico, to obtain
by entreaty n prace, which destroys the elem?nts
of wealth and nationality.'
The Union exults over his defeats. Let us
hfar how SnhtH Anin aha exults, not actualy
over the defeats, but over the. American earn -
age w liich l.e bequeaths as a recollection of
retigdncc rgan.st the national toe:
will be so niany titles oi glory for my country
and for my children."
Over these remembrances, which, with two
pieces of artillery taken at Buena Vista and re
covered at Churubusco, he, in the last paragraph
of his address, terms the "trophies snatched
from the foreign invaders' which he "has had
the glory of offering to the Republic," the exil
ed barbarian naturally enough rejoices. The
only thing extraordinary isthat an American
the editor of the Union, the government paper
also rejoices rejoices with an exceeding joy
insensible of the shame, regardless of the sor
row, quite unaware, to all appearance, that
the loss of so much American blood, s'jed di
rectly by Santa Anna in battle, is a circum
stance worthy of the slightest regret. No, in
deed, Sauta Anna exults and
"Timon cares uot."
"Letushearno more,exclaim thesatifised
Union, "of the famous pass, nor of the unjust
calumnies which the whig have leaped upon
the President's head." We thiuk we shall
hrar a great deal more about the famous pass;
ami we also think that after the above confes
sion of the Uuion and dying speech of Santa
Anna, few persons will be of opinion that any
"unjust calumnies' have been heaped upon
the President's head in this mattej, but rather
bitter truths; which should burn like coals of
fire.
THE HUMBLE LOVER.
BT WILLIAM COXSTOCf.
Several years since, a young Southerner
was walking down Broadway with his bride.
As the thn ng was great, and (his couple
were engaged in pleasing convcr?alion, they
did not immediatelyjreceive that they were
followed by a young man, who took - etery
occasion m approach the lady and touch her
with his elbow.
At lengih, however, they were surprizod
by the tones of a stnng voice near them.
?Lct that woman Jone she is a married
woman I know her well. Drop her at once.
You ought to be ashamed to play your pranks
with a married woman.'
Both turned and saw the intruder, who
had, by thi time, placed himself at the lady's
side, and offering her his arm, continued
Let go ofhim, good woman, and corne
with me. I'll take vouhome to your family.1
Surprised and irritated, the young husband
was on the poiutof felling the officious med
dler to the earth, wiih a biow of the fist,
when it occuned to him that the lad must
be either an idiot or a Bedlamite; and, up
on a closer survey of his countenance, he
was convinced that the offender was irres
ponsible for his actions. The same hili
sense of honor that had once induced the
Southerner lo risk his life iu single combat
wiih the asperse r of his reputation, now check
ed his anger and unnerved his arm. Ho
scorned to offer violence to a man whose
mind. had tuet the gtiJwuca.o(.icauti, - "tie'
commanded the youth to desist, but he was
not attended to.
The young man persisted in following the
couple, offering the lady his arm, and bid
ding her husband release her and give her in
to his custody. J Uis singular scene beg in
o attract the notice oi others.
Meu and women stopped to gize, and, as
he Southerner lifted his eye., he saw a
chimney-sweeper grinning from ear to ear,
while surveying the group below from his
tofiy perch, in the top ot a chimney, on the
pposite side of the street. Ihe situation
I the gentleman was peculiar. He was on
'lie point of releasing the hdy, and permit
iug her to enter a store, while he should
leal alouu wiih the intruder, when another
individual joined the gtoup. This was a
middle aged man, in the dress of an ordina
ry mechanic, who laid his hand on the shoul
derot the youth, an J stern!) dade him go
home.
The unfortunate obeyed, but not until he
had repeated his demand thai the nnuied
woman should be released.
" The stranger, who proved to be the fath
er of the offender, then approached the
Southerner, and politely thanked him for his
moderation, apologizing on behalf of the
youtb.wi h moregrace,and in better langmge
than cou'd have been expected from a mm
hi a green jicket, The Southerner becamo
interested in the conversation of the other,
md, when he reached his hotel, he invited
;iim to hts room, where tho following histo
ry of the unfortunate youth wis given by the
lather:
My unhappy boy does not always behave
in so rucje a manner. In order to alleviate
his distress of mind, he occasionally swal
lows a glass of liquor. It requires but a
mill quantity to upset his reisoii, and then
he is a prey of vaiu imaginations. When free
from the influence of ardent spirit, he is per
fectly sane, and behaves discreetly. 1 have
Iready hinted that he is sufJToiiiig from dis
appointed love.
Several yetrs ago I procured htm a situa
tion in a merchant house in this city. He
vas an under clerk, and give great satisfac
tion to his employer, who bonded him 'in
disown family, ll was generally believed
that he would become an excelleut accoun
tant and salesman. The merchant had sev
eial daughters. The youngest was near the
age of my son, and was very beautiful. She
was just ripening into womanhood, and her
graces made an impression upon the heart
of the lad, whichcan never be effected. Bui
1 am a linle before my story, for I should
have told you that Edward fur that is my
Eton's name was always remarkable for his
candor and sincerity. Ho knew nothing ol
an or uifg'iise. anw, even m uis eany ciiua.
hood, he never had recourse to disinflation
to hide a fa ii If. It gscmed impossible for
him 'o swerve frees the truth on any occasion.!
It was this peculiar disposition which led htm
to take every thing fur gospel that was told
him, as he had no conception of fraud or de-
cetpt. I was plea:;a with the. simplicity ol
character which so strongly, marked my son,
nd fotbade any one to jest in his presence,
ivy pio.ein piorccu d.v tue oain ti inc- VVfcM bfciievo ,nal my SOns unwavenug integ
enemy ' he sajs-"ihe thousands of Mexicans . fecominondcd him to the merchant.-
who fell in my presence and under my orders . , , . ..ij , ,i
ne blood of the invaders and their corpses which II watf, indeed, very much attached to the
remained piled in heaps on the firfd of battle, y, and tteated him more hkv a son than a
; ItU he might giad jilly losa his regard for
j tr ' ;i. Thus his mind was guarded from er-
I ,, at:j ,e ll0ver lost his sincerity. You may
huelinff.
I am sorry to say the young ladies did not
seem to admire this simplicity of character
in my son. They were rather disposed to
take advantage of it, and appeared to imag
ine thai his want of duplicity was an evidence
of a shallow intellect. But, sir. my son was
not a' fool. He was ignoraut 'concerning
evil, but wise in that which is good. Unde
viating truth is not always adapted to the
furtherance of wordly purposes. The foun
dation is too broad for petty schemes or word
ly policy, and its superstructure pierces the
shadows of death, and is lighted with tho glo
ries of eternity. The strictly honest and sin
cere men ic, therefore, thought a fool for Iiis
pains. The beginning and the end of his
work cannot bo taken in at a glance, like
those works of human wisdom which are com
pleted on e&rth.
My son frequently piid us a visit, and be
at length began to speak of the merchant's
youngest daughter in terms of praise which
let us into his. secret. I candidly (old him
that he was laying up sorrow for himself, as
as it could not be supposed that the proud
daughters of a wealthy merchant, would con
descend lo smile upon the son of poverty,
and dependence.
He replied with joy spark'ing in his eyes,
that the young lady had given him every rca
son to believe thai his passion was returned.
When he was detained at the store by any
emergency, she would defer entering until
his arrival, in order tha! she might dine alone
with him; and when she had an errand lo
ihe shop in the evening, she would always
accept his company with pleasure. When
he praisod her, she cast her eyes down, and
a glow of happines overspread her counten
ance. In short, there were a thousand proofs
that her love was equal lo his. I was my
self deceived by these accounts of her con
duct, and no longer cautioned Edward against
presumption. He seemed to live in a per
fect delirium of joy. Uis sparkling counte
nance told the happiness winch dwell in his
heart. lie seemed lo lire upon love, for,
although he ate little, his appearance improv
ed, (lis cheeks bloomed like roses, and his
eyes was as brilliant as the stars. He sav
ed his rcanty earnings, denying himself many
necessaiie which his condition required, un
til he had a missed a clever little sum of
money, all of which he expended f r a cost
ly jewel. The young lady accepted his pres
piesent very graciously, and he was in rap
tures. A few days after presenting this jewel,
Edward was sent, by his employer, to call
the young ladies lo tea. As he approached
the boudoir in which they were, he heard
the sound of immoderate laughter, and soon
distinguished the voice of the young lady
herself. She was speaking of Edward; was
fHitcolttig-ttis love, and describin- mo graph
.i i . . . '
ic manner, tne awKwaruness which he ex
hibited iu prcseniing the jewel, which had
cost hirn the fruit of six months' toil in the
coun.mg house. N'hen he knocked ai the
door, and it was opened, the young hdy at
once assumed a modes', and even timid de
nieanor, while Ldward observed that her
sisters winked slyly at each other. Other
developments now took place, which left no
doubt on i fie mind of Edward thai ihe young
I tdy had been trifling with his ardent pass
a
ion. anu naa even recretea her sisters in an
adjourning ainrtment, in order tint they
might listen, unperceived lo his declarations
when he fancied himself alone with the girl
he loved. When Edward retire J, the voting
lady would join her is.ers and ll.ey would
unke merry at his expense.
'I well iecdlect the lime that my s n made
these discoveries. IIa entered the house
while we were at supper. He spoko not a
word, but sunk, like one exhausted by toil,
into a chair. .His lice was as pale as den!
his lip quiveied, and his eyes assumed ihe
glassy appearance of a person in the last ag
onies. We were aUrmed, and inquired if he
was ill.' He frankly told us whit h id hap
pened, and then begged mc to help him lo
his chamber. That clnmber he never lefi
until ten days had expired, and when he
came forth lie resembled a skeleton. He
his never smiled since, although his intel
lect uudistiibuted, save when, in moments
he was unable lo endure tho lortuiin" reflec-
O
lions which harass his true heart, he will
swallow a ghssof spirits, and then he raves
incoherently, as you tiny have observed this
day. The merchant called for several d iys.
to inquire after Edward's health; being very
disiious to have his services; bill EdwaYd
could never be induced to see him and we,
on our part, never revealed to the merchant
the cause of litis malady.1
Here ended the narration, hut not the ac
quaintance between the Southerner and the
mechanic. The former called several times
at ihe house of ihe latter, and evinced real
sympiihy for the voung man who had so
harassed him while walking with his lady in
Broadway.
While the Southerner was preparing to re
turn to his native state, he had occasion lo
call at a pawnbrokers fficer A friend of !
his, while on a visit lo New York, had lost a
valuable article which was supposed to have
been pawned. He had requested this gen
tleman to makrora9 inquiries respecting it.
Ou entering the pawnbrntr office, the
Southerner observed several persons at the
counter.
3 One of them was ab.iut piwn'ng some "ar
ticle which she said (die would redeem in n
few days, and wanted to be very sure that
it would be taken good care of; for, said
she, in broken accents, it is the gift of one
very, very dear to me.
Our gentleman was interested, and took
pains to see the article, which proved to be
a Valuable jewel. The young lady was also
very beautiful. He despatched his busi
ness as soon us possible, and hurried after
the maiden. He courteously beggrd her to
listen to him. lie told her he would give
her the money to redeem the jewel immedi
ately, if she wished. She hesitated but on
fixing her eyes on the Southerner's counten
ance, she read nothing there but high honor
and disinterested sympathy. She accepted
the offer, for she could oot reluse, so urgent
was her benefactor.
On their wayto the office, she told the
Southerner thai'she had been, recently, the
child of affluence; but that, during the tre
mendous crash in the mercantile world, that
had occurred but a short time before, her
father had failed had been utterly ruined
This disaster sent him to the grave, and her
mother's death soon followed.
She was now very poor, aud nothing but
the most pressing want could have induced
her to pawn that jewel; 'for, alas! said she,
it was presented to me by one whom 1 have
since learned to prize, but whose constant
heart I trampled upon, and whose devoted
affection I treated as a matter of jest and
merriment. Too dearly have I since learn
ed how tu prize true friendship, and to des
pise hollow-hearted insincerity.1.
The Southerner evinced great emotion;
but he accompanied the lady to the door ol
the pnwn-brokera office. When she came
out, he was waiting for her.
'Pray, madam,1 said he, would you have
any objection to act as governess in a .very
respectable family V
'I should be glad of the opportunity,1 she
replied, with a look of gratitude which' wen
to his heart.
. Then come with me. I will introduce
you at once.1
They walked about half a milo together,
when they reached the house of Edward1
father. He ushered her in without ceremo
ny. The parents of Edward, were seated
before the fire. Both rose on the entrance
of the Southerner, and he called for Edward,
who immediately came from another, apart
ment. In the moment that the lady beheld
him, she exclaimed
'Mercilul Providence! it is he the lost,
the beloved Edward!1
The youth rushed forward and caught her
in his arms, as she was sinking lo the floor,
completely overpowered by the shock which
this sudden introduction occasioned her.
Maria! Maria!1 cried Edward, 'can this be
yout Awake! look up, .and tell ine it is.1
'Amazement!1 exclaimed the father: this
must be Miss De Frost!1
Maria De Frost1 cried the Southerner
now in his turn suiprized; and he smote his
hands loüelher joyfully.
By this time Maria had recovered her con
sciousness. When iho first transport had,
in some degree, subsided, the Southerner
stepped forward and ttok the hand of the
young lady.
Miss De Frost,' said he, I have sough
for you in every genteel part of the city.
You had an uncle in South Carolina, by the
name of William De Fiost. You were a prea
favorite of his when a child. He has recent
ly died, and left you the handsome sum
fitly thousand dollars. I am his executor
and can, therefore, pay over the money im
mediately.1
'Happy am I, then, cried Maria, as she
turned agam to Edward, 'lo be able to throw
at tho feel of my constant and injured lover
a treasure, which, however, tuins to dros
when comnired with his cinceriiv, and hi?
generous lorgiveness of my former folly.
Then I, alone, am unhappy,1 said ih
Southerner. This hand seperaied a tender
and devoted couple this hand made
.a a Br
young and beautdul bride a wUoW: I saw
her distraction as she flew to the-bloody field,
where lay a victim of false honor, the mend
and playmate of my youth. Yet, in joining
together two loving hearts, 1 feel relieved ot
half rny burden. My heart will beat less op
pressively when I hear his name, and my
brain will burn Ifss fervidly, when I hear the
plaintive tones of Ins desponding widow
FRKSII ARRIVALS OF NEW GOODS,
BY KKCESEX V MORGAN,
iVb. 25, Main Street, Ecantrille, Ia.
HEXES sup. American and English Prints;
CUU 50 do Painted Lawns, at from 121 to 25c;
20 da Uingtuun;
10 - do do Lawns;
10 do black and col'd Dress Silk?;
20 diz nmmer Shnwla and Scoria;
5 do Victoria Skirts;
' 20 ps. benutifU summer Vestinrrs;
10 do cord and white Linen Drills;
1 do Linen die eting 12 qrs wide;
10 do Cloth an J Coimere;
53 do Kibbone;
3 do Carpeting;
10 doz. folk and white Kid Gloves;
10 do superior llonneta; .
10 do Pic Nie Gloves;
20 do Shawls and Scarfs;
25 do Hosiery, Misse' Iadys and
Chihlrtns;
10 cases Booti und Shoes;
5 do Hats;
1 lax. Panama, pup. article;
2 do Leghorn, do do;
And many other articles which we will be happy to
show ynu liv calling. The coods have been bought
at a great sacrifice in the Eastern markets, and will
be sold accordingly low.
We respectfully solicit a call, ns we are satisfied
we can please as to qualitv and the trice thaU be no
object. . . may 4.
Rational Bakery,
.4 tl corner of Water and Division irret s.
FREDERICK WETZEL, begs leave toinlorm
his friend., and the public generali v. that he has
again returned to this city, from Mexico, and recom
menced the business of BAKING, in all its various
branches. Fresh Bread, and a variety of C&kes.
Crackers, &.C., can be hail at all times, and on the
most reasonable terms. Give him a call. may 4
DAGUERREOTYPE KOTICE.;
AriTHIAN has returned to this city to remain
.t o weeks longer: and would inform thn.e per
sons who wish minhturcs to give him an early call.
as omer engagements win prevent his remaining be
yond that period. My room is now odcii tor the re
ception of visitors at the Exchange Hotel,
may 1.
JT. HUGO, House Carpenter and Joiner On
Vine street, near Mr. Eo jde's church. my2-Gm.
CITY PLOUGH niAXUFAirroitY.
Ji nn afreet, Jjomsttue, Indiana.
THE Fubscriber respectfully informs the Public
that lie is carrying on the Plough Manufactu
ring business, in Evansville, on Main Street, neat
the Canal, where he keeps constantly on hand, a su
perior article of Sloop, Ditnmid ont improved Di
inond.wjih a cast mould board. He will warrant
these Ploughs to be as good as any to be lound in this
city, and, , request the wishing to posaeaa a good
article to give him a call betöre purchasing ebewhere.
COrCull and examin? for yourselves. "
an
J. T. PATtYIS
Four Days Later From Europe.
"riacsrrcTo
Favorable to All Cash Customers.
ALL IS & HOWES.'
THE HOUSE that sells goods for small profit and
ready pay, have iust been receiving several im
portant additions to their large stock of Groceries--They
pledge themselves to sell as good articles and
nt ns low rates as con be obtained in the West,- and
invite all dealers, who wish to do a taring busiest
to come and convince themselves that thac asser
tions are something more than empty boasts. Their
stock embraces every thing belonging to the grocery
trade, in proof of which see the columns of. our city
papers- ON EVERY PAGE YOU WILL FIN I J
THEIR ADVERTISEMENTS. ep 24.
SUGAR ! SUGAR ! SUGAR !
1 flfl HHDSNew Orleans Sugar.
Xlßlß 200 Dags Rio coffee
250 IJbla Molasses;
in store and for sate by ALLI3 &. HOWES,
op 24 Water st.
TOBACCO. .v
IUST received from Baltimore,
50 boxes Tobacco;
Assorted Brand, in store and for snle by
ap2l ALUS &. HOWES
JUST received by steamer Glencoe,
75 sides sole Leather;
25 Bxs Lemon Syrup;
3 Tierces reüned Sugar for family use,
for sale by ALLIS &. HOWES,
ap 24 Water st.
FIGS! FIGS! FIGS!
Q ÄT BASKETS Figs;
450 Drums do., all fresh; -for
sale by ALL1S & HOWES.
ap24 - Water at.
JUST received by steamer Tempcsi
50 Bbls Whiskey;
10 " Linseed Oil;
5 'Lard oil;
175 Kg9 White lead;
50BisCandle
20 " Starch;
for sale by
ALLIS & HOWES
Water st.
ap 24
JUST received from Pittsburgh,
100 Kgs NaiU;
25 Bbls Ale;
for sale by ALLIS & HO WF.
ap 24 Water ft.
JUST received from New Orleans, -20Bbla.TannerOil;
50 " Tar;
"4 " Varnish;
15 Turpentine;
5 Bxs Orange-;
10 " Lemons;
in store and lor sale by ALLIS Sc HOWES.
ap 24 Water U
JUST received from New York,
6 Hall Pipes Cognac Biandy; " "'
2 Pipes Ilolhnd Gin;
.10 casks Port Wine;
10 casks Madeira;
2hhdsRum;
10 btirkeu Champaigne;
5 bxs Cordials: :
1W" Claret;
150" Sardines;
400 cans Oysters;
25 thousand Tigara Cigars; "
.Wsaleby ALLIS & HOWES.'
p2t Water fct.
F. P. FAGA1V,
Shoe Maker.
and the public t
to constantly r Ikl
ieerr a hne lot ot Philadelphia Calf-skin.
for tine work. Work of every description done with
the utmost ueatnese and despatch. On Main Miwt.
opposite ihe Bank. ap 24 dly.
DLACKS.MITII'S TOOLS.
A FULL and general assortment of
every thing in that line, namely: An
,vils. Bellows, Vieea, Screw Plt'ea.
1 ttasp. 1 'ilea and Grate. "
For sale by A. LAUGIILIN,
ap 25 Water street
SUGAR nnd JIOLASES.
-TT-p. 1U0 Hhds New O-leans Sugar;
rteSj 250 Bhla do do Molasfes;
40 I do do do d,v, -
25 Bbls Sugar Honrc Molaspes Tolka
brand;
" 25 i Ubln do do do do do.
Ior?aleby A. LAUGIILIN,
P Water street.
. HYDRAULIC CEMENT.
A FULL suply ol thin article fresh from the milit.
LX. together wi h the lt of Roach Lime.
For sale by the batrtl. A. LAU'UILIN,
P 25 Water street.
IRON.
A LARGE nnd general assortment of all sizes of
Common Bar. Hat. Round and Sofare. Bmad
and Narrow Band, Axe and Hoe Bar, Plow Brr,
Plow .Moulds and slabs. Nail and small Rods" to
gether with all sizes usually called for in the above
.inc. For sale by A. LAUGIILIN.
ap 25 . Water st.
STEEL.
I LARGE and general etock of the best Brand
A of American Blister. Enelish Blister. German
nd English Sheer, brad and narrow Spring, and all
sizes ot tiat and squared Cast Steel, Axe Temper.
dorsale by A LAUGIILIN,
P 25 Water street.
NAILS.
0TA KEGS Boston and Jui.iita Nails, assorted
rm33 sizos:
2.) kegs Flooring Brads, assorted;
25 do Assorted spikes.
For sale by A. LAUGIILIN,
ap23 Water strce'.
LAWNS.OINGHAMS & LINEN LAWNS .
A VEltY large assortment of the newest rl(
Please call and examine them. V
ap 15 MOK.K13 S. JOHNSONJr-
.
CLOTH3. CAS 3 IM ERE A VESTHirA
ÖUPBRF1NC black French Cloth, Superfine bljck
French Cassimeres, Black, Blue and liunn clois
t every qu-ility and price, fancy Cassimcres, rar! V
Vesting. Whith and Colored Marseilles Vcstv-' -.'
with a large assortment of Gents Plain Blat njr1
Fancy Sifk Cravats, and Patent Stocks, superfine :
Plain and Figured black Silks, and Satins for "'Vo
tings, Gents, eupertine. Black and White Colored
Sik and KiJ Gloves, with erery desirable article for
(Jenta. Spring and summer wear, for wholesale and -
retail by lap 15 MORRIS S. JOHNSON.
PANTALOONS STUFF & COATINGS.'
COTrENADES, Croteiis, Tweeds, superfine
black Freuch Drap. ets.. Drap de Nienne. Lin
en and Union checks and stripes, with all the most
desirable styles, for sale low at wholesale and retail by
ap 13 '3IU1CKI3S. JOHNSON.'
PRINTS! PRINTS!!
A N endless quantity and variety of Print of.- tha
X-L newest Spring and Summer styles, together
with every thing new, in the way of Drees Goods, for
ale at wholesale ana retail by ,
epl5 ... MORRIS 5. JOHNSON.
GLOVES! GLOVES!! GLOVES!!! .
rff LADIES sunerfi
f'gfl 'I Kid Gloves, superfine Black do., superfine
LjLU' White do., superfine white and colored Silk
lo., fcuperhne blacn uet Glove, and Mits for sale low
y la? 15 . .MORRIS S.JOHNSON.
MOURNING GOODS.
A FULL and very desirable assortment ol Mow
ning dress Goods, superfine Bombazines, Silk
arn. Alnaeas. (snmi vr-rw fin au... i .
iupertine black, plain and figured berrercs. black
lis iiww open ana ior sale low by
PJ 31UK.KIS 8. JOHNSON.
FANCY" ARTTrTT.T!
THE subscriber has rcceivdd an assortment of:
Seals, Scaling Wax, Note Paper.
sicci uceas. Kings, i asscls;
Bag Clasps, Needles, Purse Twiet;
L ancy Beads, Hns Knitting Pins;
Razors, Razor Straps, Shaving;
Tooth, Hair and Nail Brushes, &,c, &.c,
A1u t'J. t rv - i .
'Vi uu-iugo, tiidcniu, rawer oooos ot every
variety, f r sale at whoWole and retail by
P- MORRIS S.JOIINSON,
TT Fashionable Boot an 'I
1 i WOU LD inform his triends
itnat ne now has, and intends
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