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EV'ANSYILLE JOURJiALT
PKIXTKD AHO PUBLISH CD
BY WM. H. HÄNDLER & CO.
The Diilt -Sö&sxl is published erery morning,
(Monday ""eP1) at 10 cents per week, payable
to the Carrier, or $6 00 per annum, payable in
advance.
.-FOR PRESIDENT:
Z AC HA HIT SA1TLOXI.
WHIO ELECTORAL TIC HCT
. SENATORIAL ELCCTOKS. ' ' - "
JOSEPH G. MARSHALL, of Jefferson.
ÜODLOVE S. ORTH, of Tippecanoe.
' DICTBICT ILECTORS. ' -
1st Disl.-Jomr Pitches, of Poser.
2d
3d
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
John S. Davis, of Floyd.
MiLToa Gbeoo, of Dearborn. -David
P. Hollowat, of Wayne.
Tuomas D. Walfole, of Hancock.
Lovell H. Rousseau, of Greene.
Edward W. McGuaohet, of Park.
James F. Suit, of Clinton.
Daniel D. Pratt, of Cass.
David Kilgoee, ofDelaware,
.
.
9th '
10th
CITY OF EVANS TILLE:
TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 23.
, Im porta st rsoM Mexico No Prosect or
Peace. We learn from the N. 0. Delta of the
16th inst., that the Mexican Congress at Que
retaro bad dispersed without acting on the
Treaty; and it was universally admitted by all
classes, Mexicans and Americans, that there
would be no peace, - but that the Americans
would hare to occupy the whole country, or
to retire from it ' entirely. This ' intelligence
was brought to New Orleans by Capt. Decker,
of schooner Velasco, who left Vera Crux on the
8th inst. Capt. D. says the report was gen-
' trail r belie red there when the Velasco left.
The Free American, published at Vera Cruz,
peaks indignantly of the conduct of the Mex
ican authorities, who, it isjstated, are doing all
they cau to humiliate the American citizens
in Vera Cruz, and calls on the Governor to in
vestigate the matter, and see that justice is
done. It seems that since the commencement
of the Armistice, the Mexican authorities hare
resorted to all sorts of petty annoyances, and,
as far as they dare, hare done erery thing they
-could to gratify their revengeful feelings.
CQrCusMus M. Clay publishes a letter in
.the Louisville Courier of Friday, in which he
is rather tertre on Mr. Prentice, of the Journal,
and also on Senator Borland, of Arkansas.
Cassius says Borland is a coward, a man of no
honor, and dirers other hard things, and utter
ly denies that he begged his life of Mexicans.
This, no doubt, will lead to "pistols and coffee
for two." Prentice promises to take Cassius
in hand when he has nothing else pressing up
on his time. He says he must "attend to tK
sane people first and may look to the crazy ones
afterwards." Cassius may therefore look to
hare his hide on the fence. But aint it a little
cruel to keen the poor fellow in sus pence? If
it was our casj we had rather hare the whip
ping orer and done with it.
. Methodist Book Costers. The Pittsburg
Gazette, in its report of the fourth days's pro
ceedings of the Methodist General Conference,
now aittinz in that city eivesan abstract of
the Report made of the business of the Metho
dist Book Concern. This shows a great dimi
nution in the sales of the publications of that
concern' since the report pf 1814. And this
decreased sale of books has been attended by a
reduction in the circulation of Methodist pa
pers and periodicals. For example The
Christian Advocate and Journal prints in 1818,
19,000 copies against 25,000 in 1814; and the
Quarterly review, one of the ablest of Maga
zines, 2,100 against 31 ,000 copies. The Sun
day School Advocate, on the other hand, shows
a gratifying increase, printing 80,000 against
40,000.
It may be tnat tnis decrease in tne circuia
tion of Methodist journals is only an apparent
one the falling off " of the old works, being
made up or more by an increase of local papers
in different parts of the country.
The Chestex Coustt Bane. 1 he rumor
some time since circulated that tha Bank o
Chester county, Pa., was likely to recover $40,
000 of its stolen notes, by means of an arrest
at Matamoros, proves to be a mistake. The
Bank has since traced the notes circulated to
a satisfactory source. .'.
! French West Indies. The entire colony
.
of Demerara is said to be in a state of bank
ruptcy.
Tranquility has been restored to Martinique
and the people were looking forward with the
greatest anxiety for further information from
France. ' ' ' -
Ventriloquism. See the card of Mr. I. B.
Hardy. in another column. He proposes to
give two entertainments, on this and to-morrow
evening, and . of course will draw all the
lovers of fun around him.
Fall in our Agricultural Products Ex
ported, The declina in price of the principal
articles of export from' this country under the
operation of the present Tariff of Mr. Polk, is
thus stated in Hunt's Magazine, and shows
anything bat a favorable condition for our ag
ricultural interest. - S
CoiUM
1S4T....I3C.
ia....81e.
Tobacco
5c
4fC
Rice
4c.
Sic.
Corn
101c.
53c
Flour.
750c.
657c.
IUa
cavv Salaries. Great Britain pays her
ambassadors the princely. sum of 11 ,000 per
armura equal to 53,000. This is more than
double the amount of the President's salary.
Is iriiBLEr We-uirdfraiand TTOTri a re
liable source that thelocöfoco candidate fdr
the Legislature in this county, is bragging that
he has got a decided advantage orer his oppo
nent. What is it? Why. "be lias broken the
temperance pledge and can now- treat the
bhoys, whereas his opponent can do no such
thing!- " -.-rra- - -
Read Embree's cpeech on our first page.
Vanderburgh Democrat.
Well, we "hare looked over your J'first page"
very carefully and we can find no "speech" by
Judge Embree. ' We do find, however, a some
tbicg it may be wit foi all we know writ
ten out for publica tioöhby little Jef. Henley,
the violent patriot. :wbJi 'came so near snilin'
about a year ago for a fi'gat with the Mexicans,
but who crawfished ao beautifully when the
opportunity for gratifying his great desire was
offered him. Jef. is an excellent hand at ma
king speeches for other people, but he is sure
to put his foot into it calf and all when he
undertakes to do anything of the kind on his
own account... .
How" kr Chanoes. In 1817 twenty barges
did the whole carrying on the Mississippi, 130
keel boats on the Ohio, making the whole ton
nage less than 7000 tons. In 1846, the steam
boat tonnage alone was 249,055 tons, and the
amount carried during that year 3,410,326 tons.
valued at 8185,407,719. Who says this is not
a great country?
Uj-in me xuetnoaist uonterence now in
session in Pittsburgh, a resolution was offered
instructing the Committee on Boundaries to
report on the expediency of extending the
church orer the territories of California and
New Mexico. The motion waa seriously en
tertained and referred to the Committee on
Missions.
CC5The Maysvil! Eagle announces the
death, in Bracken county, of Abram Williams,
a soldier of the Rerolution. He was in the
one-hundred and sixth year of his age, and had
been a resident of Kentucky upwards of fifty
years.
Midshipman Dvhscas Released. By the
bllowing intelligence, communicated to the
Philadelphia Pennsylvanian by Purser Rice of
the Nary.it will be seen that the 'Americans
hare had further success in California, and that
Passed Midshipman Duncan of Hamilton
County, Ohio, is again with his mess.
From Lower California, we bare news as
ate as the 20th of March. The naral force
under Capt. Dupont, U. S. ship Crane, had an
engagement with the guerrillas near San Jose,
iu wiiitu nie lurmer were triumnnant tne
Mexicans losing many men and their leader.
Lieut. Col. Burton, at San Jose, bad receired
a reinforcement of one hundred and fifty men
t . m -m .
irura upper iiuornia, irora tne new .xork
regiment, and had marched upon San Antonio
and taken many prisoners: also retaking the
American officers and men. that had been in
confinement for months. Those released were
Passed Midshipman Duncan, of Ohio, and
Warley, of South Carolina, with the men under
them.
The ship Wbiton sailed 24th of March from
Mazatlan for this couatrr. with Com. Self-
ridge, and Mr. Talbot, British Consul, among
ujc pasaengeri. -
ÜCTTA Percuator Teltgrafhic Wires.
The National Intelligencer aaya that India rub
ber is now proposed to insulate telegraphic
wires. Gutta Percha has been tried in the
Pasaic rirer with so much success that the
company propose to make an effort to cross
from Jersey City to New York by laying insu
lated wires under water. Mr. Wilson of the
Trenton telegraph office, has suggested to the
company, according to the Gazette the experi
ment of insulating their whole line with gutta
percha, and burying it six inches in the ground
instead of supporting i t, as now, u pon poles.
At present the great exposure of the wires sub
jects them to innumerable aid constant inter
ruptions.
The Louisville Journal does not believe that
this plan of laying the telegraphic wirea under
ground can er succeed, and supposes that a
wire between that city and Nashville were bu
ried under ground, and then supposes that
some rascal, either in mere wantonness or from
a desire to promote the interest of a rival line
were to sever the wire at some particular point
and cover the spot so as to exhibit no trace o
the depredation how could the break be dis
covered?. How . but by setting out to dig
along the whole route from Louisville to Nash
ville? : :.
We see it stated by the papers that a most
villainous attempt was made on last Saturday
week, to burn down the residence of the ven
erable Mrs. Madison, at Washington City.
Fortunately the fire was discovered in time to
prerent any serious damage.
(Q-The steamer Telegraph met with ano
ther accident the other day somewhere - near
Wheeling, splitting her starboard cylinder.
That boat will blow up yet as sure as shooting.
The Louisville Courier says there are defects
in her machinery which should be remedied,
even if entirely new engines hare to' be pro
cured. An Alligator in New Auast. The New
Albany Bulletin of Friday says: A small alli
gator some three feet, made its appearance in
the river just below' the marine railway, on
yesterday morning. His reception, however,
was not of that soul-cheering characterusually
accorded distinguished characters. -Mr. . Geo.'
Lennon, regarding the visit not in the spirit of
a true friend, deliberately levelled his rifle at
a vital part of hisalligatorship and fired, the
ball taking effect, which put an end to -his fur
ther migration. ' How this animal could have
m.t.'Si. .wmm r Ki! t.i Am nr nn vr h I miikl
. . ' . .. . . . ,i jn
sioni is a question yet inrolred in mystery.
FURTHER-NEWS BY THE CAMBRIA.
' Interesting; Intelligence
. v EUROPE IN COMMOTION.
We copy from the Baltimore American, of
Monday last,' the following additional details
of the news brought by the steamship Cambria,
which arrived at New York on Saturday even
ing last, having sailed from Liverpool on the
29th ult.: '
Ä letter from Lord Shrewsbury 'states that
the Pope, on receiving the Envoy from the
United States accredited to Rome, said: "1
shall be extremely happy to enter into a treaty
with so great a nation, especially with one in
which the Church has nothing to fear from the
government, nor the government from the
Church."
Politic! affairs on the Continent continue
in about tne same disordered state. ,
Commercial matten appear to be generally
the same, although there seems to be a gradual
improvement, notwithstanding the feverish
state of affaire throughout Europe, and the po
litical agitation in Great Britain and Ireland.
At Altona, on the 24th of April, intelligence
was received of the taking of the town of
Schleswig by the troops of the Confederation,
after an engagement which lasted from 3 o'
clock in the afternoon of Easter Sunday, until
11 o'clock the next morning. The fortifica
tion on which the Danish artillery waa placed
was taken by the Prussians at the point of the
bayonet. After the batteries had been silenced
by the field-pieces of the Hanoverians, Schles
wig fell Into the hands of the army of the Con
federation. The conflict is said to have been
a very bloody one, the Danes having a strong
position, and doing great execution with their
artillery and nnemen.
The Danes had from ten to twelve thousand
men in the engagement. The force of the Con
federation waa still greater, but thev were not
all engaged. The loss of the Prussians, aa far
as can be gathered from authentic accounts.
waa about 3000 men, killed and wounded.
The loss of the Danes is not known, but. from
the fact of their having fought comparatively
under cover, it is supposr d to be small.
The Schleswig territory has been the scene
of another conflict. The bands of Prussian
and other volunteers which crossed the river,
came into collision with the Danes between
Keil and Ekenfardo. in the woods of Schnell
marker, on the morning of the 21st. and after
a battle which lasted, fire hours, the Prussians
were driven back with a loss of 20 killed and 50
wounded. The extern of the Danish loss was
not correctly ascertained.
The Danish gorernment hare exercised their
rights as belieerents, and bar laid an embareo
on au rrussian, Mecklenburg and Hanoverian
ships lying in the port of Copenhagen. The
vessels of Hamburg and Lübeck are onlv to be
li va a a
respected as lone as their respective countries
ansiain irom joining ine aitacKon uenmark.
In Lombardy, the scene of war is not mate
rially changed; The army of Charles Albert.
after having been repulsed before Festhieria.
a. . . a a . ...
wmcn up to tne last accounts nad not beeu ta
ken, continues to maintain its position on the
banks of Mansio, the King's headquarters bar
ing been at Volta. There is evidently a pause
in the courage of Charles Albert.
. The Milan Gazette, not bad authority on
auch points, although relied. upon respecting
all real incidents of the war, hints that the riv
er Mansio is the limit eeparatinz Lombard v
from the Venetian Provinces, and that having
anven uro Austria us out tn ijomontav, me
missions of the Sardinians and the King would
terminate when Parma and Mantua had fallen.
On the 19th an attempt was made to surprise
the advance post of the latter fortress, and the
King advanced to the ditches, but the garrison
kept itself vigorously within the walls, and
nothing waa accomplished, except the killing
of four of the beseigers.
The official account or Gen. Kadetzky, re
ceived at Vienna on the 15th, states that his
position was unalteTt-d, and he seemed little to
apprenend any success ot the riedmontese
against the Pescbieria. ' On the 18th some skir
mishes took place, in which the Austria ns
were victorious, and they had taken possession
of Trevano, Valvasne; and Codroips. Rein-
e . .
iorcements were coming irotn tne pass towards
Udina. and the war steamers oi the Austrian
allies were put in fighting order, and placed at
the disposal of Count Nugent. . Thus it ap
pears tnat tne lortunes ot Charles Albert nave
received a check, which only a tremendous ef
fort and great courage can repair. Inactivity
will now be almost as fatal to bis army as de
feat, at this critical moment, would to his
family.
In Snaiiv mutter rr ff niwrinf in,
wards an outbreak. The utter absence of .all
constitutional government muM soon proroke
tne people to rebellion, howerer much they
may be attached to Uieir present form of gor
eminent. '
Lord Palmerston has addressed a letter
through Mr. Bui wer to the Spanish Ministry,
out nis aavicc nas given aucn umbrage to tne
Narrarese Cabinet that the Duke Sotomamon
sent the letter back to M. Bulwer with strong
expressions of rudeness and contempt.
Advices from Madrid indicate that a month
will not expire before a serious outbreak will
take place. Business was completely at a
stand. . . .
a Portugal seems to be on the ere of some se
rious movement. Publications are extensive
ly circulated, in which are canvassed the abdi-
tion oi toe uueen in lavor oi ner son. tne cre
ation of a new dynasty, and even the erection
of a Republic. The latter form of government
r j: i .i ? rt
auer uiscussing tne, question iu very in nam ma
tory language, is declared the best that can be
adopted, and, it is added, the nation desires it.
The accounts from Baden are of the most de
plorable character. . The insurgents intimated
that they wished to capitulate to the force sent
against them, but would treat with none but
the general in command, unless Gen. Gandern
advanced from Schleingen, which the insur
gents had evacuated, and which. Gandern had
taken possession of. The General stepped
from the ranks to parley with the rebels, and
the chivalrous warrior exhorted the rebels to
obey the voice of the law, but they refused to
listen to his counsel. As the General retired
to his own forces, he was treacherously shot at,
and mortally wounded by three balls. The
troops were exasperated to see their chief basely
slaughtered, and fell upon the insurgents, who
they completely routed, leavings large number
of their dead upon the field. The troops kept
up the pursuit, and encountered another party
of insurgents headed by Struve.' which was
also attacked and routed, when night coming
ou, a atop ?was put to the engagement.' The
rebels are reported to hare suffered greatly. r
' In Prussia, public attention is absorbed ' in
the Schleswig-Holstein war. and the approach
ing elections were not expected to pass off
peaceably..; : . . ;.
- Everything at Vienna appears tranquil.
: War between Sardinia and Austria. The
intention of the King of Sardinia to abandon
the war of independence rather than consent
to the estAblishment of a Republic in Lombar-
r .
A'vl is confirmed br a despatch which arrived
at Milan on the 20th from the headquarters of
the Piedmontese army. This despatch brings
the news of an attack directed by the Kinz in
nerson. against the Austrian army, 'stationed
in the neighborhood of Mantua. The Duke of
Savor was also present at this affair. The ac
count states that after a very warm engagement
the Austnans were compelled to retire ana
shut themselves up in the fortress.' Another
stuck was to be made on the fortress of Pes
cbieria, and the Piedmontese army was busily
engaged in fortifying the bridges of Unto, Bal-
lagio and Moyambann.
An engagement naa iiaewtse lasen piaus uc
tween the Italian corps under Gen. Zucbi and
the Austrians at Visco, a village situated on
the frontiers of Illargia. The contest lasted
four hours, at the end of which the Italians
succeeded in eainine possession of the village.
Ireland Address to the Retealers or the
United States. Nolli vroriquU have been
entered upon the bills of indictment against
Smith O'Brien, Mitchell, Meagher, and others,
on account of informalities, but new indict
ments are to be made out against them.
ine ioi lowing aaaress nas ueeu tssueu to tue
WM t 1 1 1 1 U 1 .1 1 J 1
menus oi xreiana in America, uaicu
Dublin, April 22.
Voubave recently resolved to convene a Con
vention of the Irishmen of the United States
and the two Canadasy to be held at Albany on
tne third Monday ot tne montn oi July, l ap
prove entirely of that Convention, and I look
to it for results of the most important charac
ter to this nation, but 1 consider the time fixed
for its convocation to be too late, and the plan
proposed at New Orleans as defective. Events
in Ireland will not allow us to wait for your
aid until late in August, as wait we must till
then if you do not meet before the end of July.
The Government by which we are cursed and
destroyed are using every art and artifice to
drive us into premature revolt. While we do
not intend to yield them the advantage ground by
rashness, neither must we lose it by retreating.
Everv eventapparentlv eoes to prove that thev
will not yield peacefully the demands of this
Kingdom, which are self-legislation and self
taxation. Ireland cannot, must not yield.
This is the real position, which I expose to
you thus plainly because I desire you to be
equal to the occasion now to be presented to
Ireland. Summon, therefore, your Convention,
summon it quickly, and organize the contribu
tion you propose to levy for Ireland lose not
a dav in this cood work: remember, for everv
hour ycu lose Ireland may lose a generation.
We do not want you to fight our battles we
have men enough still left for that; but I un
hesitatingly ask you to place whatever share of
your worldly goods is superfluous to you at the
service oi ireiana.
THOMAS D'ARCY McGEE.
P. S. The Councilor Three Hundred, which
will assemble here before many weeks, will
constitute a power with , which you can pro
perly correspond.
New York, May 10,1818.
xou will recollect that soon after the defeat
of the Whigs in '44 a proposition was made to
erect a monument to the memory of Henry
Clay. Many of the Whigs iu all parts of the
United States were ready to contribute and
anxious tosee the project carried intoeflect. Soon
after another proposition was made to raise a
liberal donation to be presented to Mr. Clav
for the purpose of beautifying and ornamenting
Asuiauu. uci Asuiana ue toe monument ana
Mr. Clay the architect, said the Whigs, in al
parts oi tne united Mates, it is known that
Mr. Uay s House has been thronged with vis
itors for the last 20 yeais, and nearly as much
ou uj uia fviiuicu uuueuu aa uj mm poillica
friends. -
These numerous visitors are all invited to
partake of the hospitalities of Mr. Clay which
but lew decline. Tins has of course been a
constant source of expense to Mr. Clay, aside
from the time which he has been obi iced to de
vote to such visitors. The proposi tion of rais
ing a liberal donation, after the manner of the
Cobden fund in England, received the unouali
fied approbation of the Whig party. They
were auxiuus mat a cnannei rnignt be opened
by which their donations could be collected
and forwarded to Mr. Clav. A plan was final
ly devised, and all the. arrangements made to
. . v lk. m1.m I . ff . C - 1 f . I TT .
von j iuc piou luiucuccu ocYcrai oi tne uni
ted States Senators suggested that Mr. Clay's
consent should first be obtained. It was sup
posed by some of his most intimate friends
that the plan would not be approved by Mr.C.
and that he would not receive any such dona
tion if raised. W. B. Wedgewood, Esq., o
this city waa accordingly requested to address
Mr. uiay upon töe subject; and make known
iu uiui uic (iiiu ui me iv nigs, wnicn was
about to be carried into effect. Accordingly,
in the early part of July, 1846, he addressed a
letter to Mr. Clay npon the subject. The fol
lowing is the reply of Mr. Clay, N. Y. Ex
prtt$.
Ashland, July 30th 1846.
Dear Sir : 1 received vour friend lr letter:
and feel under great obligation to you for the
kind attentions and purposes ' towards me
which it expresses. You have thought it due
to me that i should be presented with some
Urge and liberal testimonial of a pecuniary
nature by the Whigs of the States, and with
that view you have devised a nlan of accom
plishing the object which is sketched in your
letter. I regret, my dear sir, the consequences
to our country w men nave resulted from the
defeat of the Whigs in 1844. We are now
most snsibljr feeling them operate. For my
self I entertain no regret. I am probably hap
pier here than I should be in the exalted sta
tion, to which the partiality of my friends was
aesirous oi elevating me.
But after deliberately considering the design
communicated in your letter, I feel constrain
ed to express mjr disapprobation of it. Since
the unfortunate issue of the Presidential elec
tion numerous testimonies of the attachment
and esteem of my Whig brethren, in every rari
ety of form, and from erery quarter of the hor-
lzon nave poured in apon me; and scarcely a
week elapses without my receiving some fresh
proof of their regard. Many of my friends,
too. in the most delicate 6c unostentatious man
ner imaginable, have contributed to my relief
from r pecuniary embarrassment. . Thii teas
done without any previous knowledge on mv
par, by applying directly to my creditors and
cancelling my obligations held by them. And I
remain even to this day ignorant of the gener
ous contributors. . - .
Under all the circumstances, I cannot think
of giving my consent to any further appeal to
. I e e ? . I ml . r
tne puisesoi my mencis. ine possibility oi my
being a burden to any part of the communitr,
would afflict me infinitely more than I could
be benefited by any amount of pecuniary assis
tance, however great.
It is true that I am, not rich, but am now
nearly free from 'debt, andl possess a corape
tency to enable me to live in comfort during
the remainder of my days, and id fulfil socie of
the duties of hospitality. . If I cannot extend
it to all who honor me with their numerous
calls to this place, I am sure of an apology in
the libetmlitr 4 1 SPJSTSLl
rust, too my deariar,u jv ... -rr-.-
the motives whlcn promy i!....
of thia answer to your ooijs y
mtitude to tou is just as lively ss it would
rrauiuuc j J,nTnA OÄS of 9Ü opposite
UIT6 UWU Htunn .
import. ...
Iam truly your triena ana ou g
Mr. William B. Wedgewood.
Troubles or Office. The members of the
Provisional Government of France have a hard
time of it if we may believe the stories told by
Paris correspondents. . One of. them - writing
to the Cincinnati Gazette says: . -in
rAA timoa. verr bodvwas nermitted to
approach the sovereign and prefer nis petition.
In the cycle oi years, we nave arnveu
umi nnint. Kverv bodv eoes to the Provisory
Government to ask relief, if he is not in an ex
rtlr romfortable rxition. The French have
been so long used to naving everyuiius u
hw ihA ßnvrnment. that the v cannot think of
any other plan to get anything done. Since
Napoleon's time, the government has appoint
ed every officer in France down to the runners
for the justices ot tne peace, managed an tne
public enterprises, authorized every town meet
ing, presided at all boards ot improvement, di
rected every course of lectures in the colleges,
and in ahort treated the people like a great
baby in leading-strings. The present Govern
ment feels the inconvenience of this. The
different trades feels the effects of the stagna
tion of business and appoint their deputations
to eo to the Provisory Government to demand
relief. The deputies harrangue the Government
and the Government harrangues the deputies,
and then they part with cries of "Vive la Re
publique, bom parties saiisnea lur ten min
utes: not onlv the different trades send their
deputies, but foreigners of each nation of ours
among the rest; washerwomen, seamstresses,
coalheavers, grenadiers, the national guatd, &c.
&c., &c; at the rate of some half dozen per
day. Yesterday, the members of the Govern
ment flattered themselves than they nad got
through with their harrangues to the deputa
tions. They had received all that could be de
vised or thought of. Thev were counting up
how many hundred times they had played the
maiestic. had put their hands on their hearts
and said, "Citizens, I am profoundly touched
by the events of this day. Citizens, excure my
emotion . &c. etc While they were congrat
ulating themselves on trje rosy perspective, an
other deputation was announced. The mem
bers whose turn it was to harangue, took the
usual maiestic position and conned over the
heads of his last oration to the masonic deputa-
talion. The deputation was introduced. It was
a lone double nie of old maids. The tallest
one bore a banner decorated with an image of
St. Catharine.
The Spokeswoman commenced by saluting
the revolution as the emancipation of bumam
to, and finished by demanding that the Gov
ernment, which was organizing every thing
and securing the rights of all, should organize
a little the important question of marriage.
"Ah! ah!" interrupted the member, "we touch
here on the question of divorce. This is a grave
matter, verry grave. No, no, cried all the
ladies. "And added the spokeswoman, "we
claim only that the Government should guar
anty hereafter to every citoyenne a husband.'
The citizen minister put on all his gtavity. He
could not answer. He coughed, spit in bis
handkerchief, wiped his nose and looked first
atone and then at another. - Something must
be said. He placed his hand on his heart, in
the usual manner, and commenced: "Citoy-
ennes, what you have so eloquently said, touch
es me deeply I will reportyour demand to the
Provisory Government, which will think as I
do. However, it strikes me that a tax of the
nature you demand ought not to be the object
oia special oecree, iui snouiu come unaer tne
head of patriotic offering." This is the last
deputation, but others will be forthcoming. I
won't vouch for the truthfulness of the report
ot the speeches, but the street rumor, gives it
as above.
. raosrEBirr or Uoshersville. The great
advantages resulting to the country around
Connersville, Indiana, from the Whitewater
Canal, is thus told by the Telegraph published
at that place :
"There are now bein finished in our town,
two Flouring Mills of the largest class. One
is owned by Mr. A. B. Conwell & Sons, and is
five stories high, calculated for eight run of
stones. This mill will cost, when finished,
upwards of 815,000. It is to be supplied with
water from the river, and will de ready for
grinding in about six weeks.
"The other mill is being put up by Messrs.
Wetheiland & Hughes. It is four stories high,
and will contain four run of stone. This mill
gets its power from the Canal. We do not
know what the cost of this mill will be, but
presume it will approach 810.900.
"In addition to the above, there is one large
nut iiuh iu upcrauon in tnis place, ownea oj
messrs. jioore ö& Lawrence. So there is a
probability of having mills enough to grind all
the grain raised in this vicinity, and we ex
pect the prices for wheat, &c., will be as high
here as at any point in the Valley.
CGTThe Indianapolis State Journal pub
lishes the following correspondence:
Ikoiakapolis, May 7, 1818.
Dear Sir: Your name will be presented
to tne consideration of the Whig National Con
vention for its nomination as the Whig can
didate for the Presidency. It has been recently
intimated, in some of the public papers, that
such mode of selecting a candidate does not
meet your viewsand that you do not fully ac
cord in sentiment wiih the Whig party. If
not inconsistent with the course which you
have determined to pursue in relation to the
Presidency, I would be pleased to have an an
swer for publication. - ;
Yours, respectmlly,
JOHN D. DEFREES.
Hos. Jons McLeas-, Cinciouati, Ohio.
Cikcinnati, May 10, 1848.
My Dear Sir: In answer to your favor re
ceived this day I have to remark, that the
nomination of a candidate for the Presidency,
by a national convention, was adopted by the
Whigs in 1840, as a substitute for theConeress
caucus, which, up to 1833, was the mode of
designating the candidate. " - -
A convention nominated the Whiz candid
ate in 1844; and on the7th of June next it will
perform the same office. Of course everv per
son whose name is brought before a Whig con
vention as a candidate for the Presidency, with
out any reservation on his part, is bound bv
na uctuiuu. i oiiuuiu consider 11 an lmnula-
ion against my honor, to suffer mv name to
go before the convention as a - Whig, without
restriction, if l did not coincide cordially and
ully with the professed principles of the Whie
party. " ery truly yours,
.... ... . -. JOHN McLEANV
Jons D. Detrles, Esq., Indianapolis, la.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF LOUIS
PHILLIPPE.
The Bcvue Retrospectift'Q Paris, publish
es some rich correspondence, discovered io
the portfolios ol Lous Phillippe, alter bis de
parture from the Capital. These letters aro
certainly . genuine,, as the originals ero
deposited in the office of the Procureur Gen
eral. '" - - - "r - -
The most interesting letter is that v
in which (he crafty old King, writes to his
daughter Louisa, ol Belgium, then in Loo
don, "relative' to the Spanish marriages.
The letter ia too long to publish entire we
give a hasty review of it. . i
The crafty old King refers to a scorching
letter which he received from Queen Vic.,in
relation to the Spanish marriages, but attri
butes it all to (he bad temper of Palmerston
whose succession to office he de deeply' re
grets. He says that Queen Christina had
!on been bothering him to consent to a
marriage of one of his sons to Queen Isabel:
He says he would never listen to thu
m
proposition, but wuen the (Queen's sis
ter (the lnianta) became marriageable, he
would consent to marry one ot bis sons to
her, provided there was do chance of her be
coming Queen.
The old King then proceeds to" show a
little of the infatuation of (he too fond parent
by referring io the great military exploits oi
his sons as the cause of their unbounded pop
ularily among soveieigns who had unmarried
daughters. He refers with great naivctt to
the Due d'Aumale capturing A.ixi-ei ivaaci's
camp.
There was a universal cry that Queen Is-
i i J Jt 4 I. T... -.!.
abelia snouia marry u numaic. jlui iu um
Louis Philippe would not consent. He war
in favor of Queen Isabella marrying one of
the princes descended from Philip V by the
male line. Lord Aberdeen selected lount
d'Aquila: Queen Christina preferred .Tra-
pani. finally it was proposed, it is not said
by whom, io marry the. Queen of Spain to
Pi i uce Leopold, of Saxe-Cubourg, cdusin
german of Quoen Victoria.' Notwithstanding
his near relationship to this candidate, Lou a
Philippe considered himself bound to oppose
his pretension, believing that his success
would cause the ovetlhrow of tbs Spanish
throne.
When . the marriage of Mon'pensier id
the Infanta was proposed, Louis Phillippe
I told Lord Aberdeen that I much avish
ed that Mnnipensicr should. marry ih Infan
la Louise Ferdinande, but I no more desired
that lie should wed Queen Louisa th n Qceen
Isabella, and tint he might even be assured
that my pon should not espouse the Infanta
until the Queen io married. Lord Aber
deen added, aud wh'?n she shall have borne
a child.' Be it so, I replied. ! dö h of de
sire better; for if the Queen were to' remain
sterile, the Infanta would become the neces
sary or the inevitaUe heiress, and that would
not suit me no more than you; but, however
there must be some reciprocity in this a flair,
and if I give yo" your securities it if just that
in return you should give me: mine. ' 'Trow
mine are, that you will do all in your power
that Queen Is abella shall chiose her husband
from amongst the descendants of Philip V,
and that Prince Leopold, of Saxe Cobourp,
be set aside. Be it so, replied Lord. Ab
erdeen. Ve are of the tame oprn"Tin with
you, that the best which can be done is.ihat
I he Queen fhotitd select her hu?band from
amongst the decandants o! Philip. V.n , ' -T
lie then developed the intrigues 4 England
to put the count I rapam aside, by. atrocious
calumnies respecting bis phrsicil mAiii?, and
bring forward Leopard of Öaxe Coburg. Lord
Palmerston, nn his accession to office,' instruc
ted the English Minister to support only the
pretentions of Prince Leopold of Saxe Co
burg, Don Francisco d'Assis, Duke of Cadfe,
Don Enrico, Duke of Seville. The French
Minister protested against Prince Leopold.
Palmerston would nut yield. . This proposi
tion excited the fears of Christiana: for the re
turn ol Epartero, and the ascendency tT)be
liberal party, and caused her and, others -to
demand the " immediate and simultaneous
marriages of the Queen with Don FranctscOi
d'Assis, and the Infanta with Montpensier.
As soon as the English Minister got ' wind of
i his, he began to support the clattrs of, 'Don
Enrico, Francisco's brother. These' causes
compelled Louis Phillippe to deviatQfro,rn
his original evreernent, winch was ;to delay
the marriage of the Infanta and Montpensief
until the Queen should have an- heir., But.
he consoles himself lor this violation of jut
agreement with the following unique,' richj
ami luieresung consiueraiion:
MBut ihe Queen became marriagei
rriageabla in the
ie being accor
course of the winter; and she
ding to the assurances that were given us, 'uW
der the most favorable circumstances fur ther
marriage stale, nothing was left but lo.koow
whether ihe husband she might choose : Vx".
hibited the best condition rf varilitv. It seem
ed to melo be certain, from all. the informt
lion, even of ihe most minute nature, taken'
upon I his subject with regard to Don Fran
cisco d'Assis, that he was in the required cpn-;
diiion, and that, consequently, there was ev
ery probability united tor hoping "that the tr r
marriage would not be without: issue. The.
difference between only wailing for ihe mar- ,
riage of the Queen with DouFrancisco d'As
sis, to celebrate that also of the . Dak.: of-
Montpensier, and the waiting fuTlhVblrth ol
their first child, is reduced now 'to the1 fact
of two lives instead of one,- between: rtherln
fania and the succession io the throne. ' ' -
ürVV e arc authorized to annruinr ICrtVK ßPTtfru
as a candidate for a eeat in the Lower. House of tha
next Legislature, at tba ensuing election.: J " - '
SCrWe are authorized to innnnnM vn t ia-.
Will i I Ltükj i as a candidate !.r r,r ,n , H
next Legislature. - mr25
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