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NUMBER 47 THE WHIG PUBLISHED DAILY, AT 7 O'CLOCK, A. M. VOLUME I. 1 WASHINGTON, D. C. TtfURSDAY, JANUARY U, 1844. PUBLISHED DAILY AT 7 O'CLOC* A. M. BT john T. TOWERS. Office corner of Pennsylvania Jlvtnw and Tenth street. terms op advertising. 1 square 1 month |3 5U 1 do 2 months 5 00 1 do 3 do 7 00 1 do 6 do 12 00 1 do 1 year 24 00 #5 per annum. 1 square 1 day - $0 50 1 do 2 days - 62 J do 3 do - 75 1 do 1 week 1 25 1 do 2 weeks 2 25 Business cards Longer advertisements at equally favorable rates. rj3=? Ten lints or less to make a square. terms of subscription. The Standard will be delivered to subscribers in the District at ten cents per week, payable to the carriers; or, when preferable, they can pay at the office for a longer period. Subscribers will be fur nished by mail, ten weeks for one dollar; and in no case will the paper be continued beyond the time paid for. Single copies two cents. prospectus. THE undersigned, believing that a cheap daily Whig newspaper at the seat of Government would prove a valuable auxiliary to the Whig cause during the approaching Presidential contest, will 23) on Z first Monday xn Jfoveinber next, a the whig standard, C/LATT * . ? A sound National Currency, regulated by the "will and authority of the Nation; 2 "An adequate revenue, with fair protection 3 ^iCr^S7n;the Executive Power, embrac ingfurther, restrictions on the exercise of the 4 ^Afaithful administration of the Public Domain, with an equitable distribution of the proceeds of the s'tles of it among the States; ... 5 ?' An honest and economical administrationofthe General Government, leaving public officers per feet freedom of thought, and of the right of suf frage, but with suitable restraints against improper interference in elections j 6 "An amendment of the Constitution limiting the incumbent of the Presidential office to a single term." . , To this annunciation we believe every true;an ardent Whig will favorably respond. The hearts of the Whig army, whose ranks were unbroken, and whose banners floated unstricken during the cam paign of '40, must, everywhere, swell with glorious pride at the memory of the past, and thef,r ^?P" c"* couraeed by their joyous anticipations of the future. It true a nightmare of treachery now rests upon the energies oT the party; but shall we not arouse io the importance of the political confl.ct which is 1o ensue? There are at this time five opposi tion papers at the Seat of Government, each, in its wav endeavoring to sap the foundations of the Whig party, and blasting the prosperity of ^c cou^ by th? measures they propose. Shall we norrally against the foes excited by these emissaries, whose corrupt and atrocious motives are manifest by their eirlv wrangling for spoils which they never can win We knowwe response of millions of freemen will ki 'At rallv!" Already the "hum of either armvlVlly sounds;" already the general furbishing of arms " gives dreadful note of preparation . then let ours be a bright and death-dealing sword in the let ouis ue a & n whose Slid U inscribed " Liberty, Order, Conrfi/* tion ?" whose great political and personal virtues endear him to evety ge.ieroiis heart JJ*''*? nalriotism has never been excelled?let us rally lor IIknuy Clat, the Statesman and Sage, the friend of Sc workmgman, the idol of his country, which, for fortv^vears next to his God, has had his chief care In addition to the thorough Wh.g course which this paper will pursue, its readers will Jefurnlshed with the earliest local intelligence of the city and tlJmorSng andduring the session of Congress a columw, of mav transpire, at the earliest hour. , .. . The Whig Standard will be published, daily, at 10 cents per week, payable to the carriers. The paper will be mailed to ^senbe^out of the District, at #5 per annutt, Wsble vance or for a shorter period at the ?bove raU;- , As soon as the Presidential campaign shall be fairly owned, , weekly p.per, .tdMvMO* ??W' JTu be published for country circulation. p S All communications by mail must P paid', or they will remain in/^eH^? TOWERS^ EDWARD WARNER, attorney and counsellor at law, attorn WASH1NGTON, d. c. OFFICE NO. 33, EAST WINO CITT HALL. nov 10 <nr snrria a. WALXiAOH, ATTORNEY and counsellor, no. <3, WEST WING, CITY HALL. nov 6?ly T. S. DONOHO, . ATTORNEY at law, OFFICE C1T* HALL, EAST WINO, No. 31 nov 6 ? ?? ? J a MPS J. D1CK1NS, Attorney and Counsellor^ at A, practices in the Supreme Court of the United ' L several courts ofthe District of Columbia, Bla -rules claims before Congress, and the several rlmPhte of the General Government; and in \)epartm business requiring an Agent or At E??! 'S'"no. 1, - ?'?* of CI., Ml. torney nov 27-ly I1UV * ? - ?^otp ANDERSON, Bookbinder and Paper ROBERT ? Pennsylvania avenue and llth M's. Kuliog, of oo, kind or street. Binding Drooipttar executed, and on as paUfT'm^'as any other esUblishment in the Dis good terms as anj ooy g trict. THE undersignrd respectfully inform merchants and the citizens of the District generally, that they have established an office in Washington city for the receiving and forwarding East, West, and South of valuable PaclMges, Parcels, Samples, Bundles, ! See.; which they are fully prepared to transport by I mail speed. As they are the only persons who have a contract with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company for that purpose, they ar? enabled to receive and forward goods, &c. in advance of any other line. Merchants and others who wish to avail them selves of our line, and who order goods, &c. from Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, will find it to their advantage to direct in care of the fol lowing: Per Adams &. Go's Express from Boston and New York. Per Shoemaker & Sanford's Express from Phila delphia. Per Rogers & Co's Express from Baltimore. We reoeive Packages, Parcels, he., for the East, West, and South at all hours during the day, and de liver them to the consignee soon as received. We will also receive and forward from Baltimore and Washington goods and articles of every description, by the first regular trains. ROGERS & CO. Office at Brooke's Period ical Depot, adjoining Beers' Temperance Hotel, Penn. av., Washington city. Office adjoining Baltimore and Ohio Railroad De pot, Pratt street, Baltimore. nov 7?lm EANCY NOTE PAPERS, ENVELOPES, &c., &c.-*-A splendid assortment of note papers, plain, ] gilt embossed, and lace bordered; do. do. envelopes | of numerous sizes and patterns; pearl and ivory I carved folders of richest patterns; seals of pearl, I ivoiy, and glass, plain and with mottoes of best im pressions ; ladies' work boxes; fancy sealing wax;| motto wafers in boxes; assorted mottoes; card cases j of carved ivory and pearl, of the the richest style of patterns; cards for baskets; perforated and Bristol boards, and plain and embossed visiting cards: for | sale by WM. F. BAYLY, j Agent for Herrick if Blunt. nov 6?6m Penn. av. between Uth and 12th ts Ruled cap and letter for $1 50 per REAM.?For sale, ruled cap and letter paper at $1 50 per ream; cheap blank and memorandum 1 books; Russia quills; copy books; and cheap school I stationery ; for sale by WM. F. BAYLY, Agent for Herrick if Blunt. nov 6?Cm Penn. av. between llth and 12th sts. THE GOVERNMENTAL REGISTER, AND WASHINGTON DIRECTORY, by A. R*tfrr r el. Tliis compilation contains every thing of es sential utility that is comprehended in the "Blue Book;" including the names of all housekeepers ir the city of Washington, and an original Official Di rectory, &c. . The trade abroad, or others, may be supplied by j communicating with the compiler, or Jno. T. Tow ers, publisher, at the office of th# Whig Standard, nov 6-tf THE WONDERFUL CURES Per f o r in ed by Dr. S WAYNE'S Compound Syrup of Wild Cherry, in Pulmonary CONSUMP TION, have excited the as tonishment of all who have wit nessed its marvellous effects; there is no account of a medicine, from the earliest ages furnishing a parallel; the almost miraculous cures effected by this extraordinary medieine, are un precedented. One among the many certificates may be seen below. Cincinnati, Feb. 15, 1840. Dr. Swatne?Dear Sir: PERMIT me to take the liberty of writing to you at this time to express my approbation, and to recommend to the attention of heads of families and others your invaluable medicine?the Compound Syrup of Prunus Virginiana, or Wild Cherry Bark. In my travels of late, 1 have seen, in a great many instances, the wonderful effects of your medieine in relieving children of very obstinate complaints, such as Coughing, Wheezing, Choking of Phlegm, Asth matic attacks, &c., &c. 1 should not have written this letter, however, at present, although I have felt it my duty to add my testimony to it for some time, had it not been for a late instance where the medi cine above alluded to was instrumental in restoring to perfect health an ??only child," whose case was almost hopeless, in a family of my acquaintance, i' 1 thank Heaven," said the doating mother, " my child is saved from the jaws of death!" and I now say and believe that, beyond all doubt. Dr. Swayne's Com pound Syrup of Wild Cherry is the most valuable medicine in this or any other country. 1 am certain I have witnessed more than one hundred cases where it has been attended with complete success. 1 am using it myself in an obstinate attack of Bronchitis, in which it proved effectual in an exceedingly short time, consideriug the severity of the case. 1 can re commend it in the fullest confidence of its superior virtues; I would advise that no family should be without it; It is very pleasant and always beneficial? worth double,* and often ten times its price. The nnhlic are assured there is no quackery about it. P R. JACKSON, D.D. Formerly Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, N.Y. In districts where Calomel and Quinine have been Mo freely made use of in bilious complaints, &c., Dr. Swayne's Compound Syrup of Wild Cherry, will pre vent their evil effects on the system, and act as a strengthening alterative and improve the Bilious functions. CAUTION.?All preparations from this valuable tree, except the original Dr. Swayne's Compound Syrup of Wild Cherry, are yie/itioiM and counterfeit. Prepared only by />r. Swayne, whose office is now removed t? JV. W. corner of Eighth and Race streets, Philadelphia. Sold by Wm. Stabler &Ca, in Alexandria ; G. M. Sothoron, in Georgetown; John Ilann, Point of Rocks, Md.; the Rev. Isaac P. Cook, No. 54, Baltimore st, and J. W. & R- W. Davis, Baltimore, Md ; E. J. Stansbury, Annapolis, Md. s and by | nov 24-6m K. FARNHAM, Washington. Family groceries.?s. holmes has now received his full supply of Fall and Winter Goods, comprising ft complete assortmant. His stock of fresh teas, sugars, spices, fruits, coffee, but ter, cheese, cranberries, apple*, buckwheat, and family flour, mackerel, salmon, smoked and pickled, &c., &c., is worthy of attention, which he respect fully invites. Seventh atreet, nearly opposite tha Patriotic Bank. dec 9 SPERM AND MOULD CANDLES?The sub scriber has on hand a fine lot of sperm, mould, adamantine, and the patent sperm candle; also, a superior article of lamp oil. dec 9 S. HOLMES, 7th street. A CHOICE LOT OF SWEETMEATS?Peach, pine apple, citron, lime, preserves, raspberry jelly, and currant jelly, for sale by J dec 9 S. HOLMES, 7th street. FRESH LOBSTERS?A small lot prepared for the table, for sale by dec 9 S. HOLMES, 7th street. IGARS, TOBACCO, &c? 60 doz Appleby's fine cut tobacco 40 doz Pomeroy, Holmes, and Kingsland do A great variety of plug do 9,000 doz Havana segars, which will be sold at wholesale or retail, by dec 9 S- HOLMES, 7th street. SOAP?30 boxes chemical soap 6 baxes fancy, palm, and other kinds Also, the bar soap in common use, for sale by dec 9 S. HOLMES, 7th street. MACKEREL?No. 1, 2, and 3, for sale at retail or by the barrel, by dec 9 S. HOLMES, 7th street. HONEY! HONEY! 1?The subscriber has just re ceived by railroad and steamboat from New York? . 15 choice Boxes of Honey in the comb 1 Barrel Cuba Honey 30 additional Boxes fine Cheese And a good assortment of Door Mats, manufac tured by the Shakers. S. HOLMES, dec 16? 7th street. Fresh rice, pearl barley, vermicel LA, RICE FLOUR, TAMARINDS, &c?For stile by S. HOLMES, dec 16? 7th street. STONE WARE?Bath Brick, Paste and Liquid Blacking. For sale by S. HOLMES, dec 16? 7th street. HOARIIOUND CANDY.?The subscriber has recently been appointed agent fot the sale of Pease's Hoarhound Candy. He could speak from per sonal knowledge of its beneficial effects in cases of severe cold, coughs; &c , but, lest he may be deemed an interested witness, he adduces the following, among numerous other testimonies, to the same im port: Hermitage. Jlprtl 17,1843. I have the pleasure to acknowledge your kind fa vor of the 1st ultimo, by the hand of my friend, Mr. J. Armstrong, and with it your most esteemed pre sent, a package of your Hoarhound Candy, for which leceive my sinceire thanks. I can only add, that may thousands receive from its use as much benefit as I have done, then will its inventor go down to posterity as one of its benefactors. I am gentlemen, very respectfully, Your friend and obd't serv't, ANDREW JACKSON. Messrs. Pease & Sons. Washington, April 6, 1843. The President desires mc to return Messrs. Pease & Sons his acknowledgments and very sincere thanks for the box of Candy received at their hands. He has used it with much benefit to himself, as a remedy for cold and cough. I am, with very much respect, JOHN TYLER, jr., Private Secretary. Jllbany, May 18, 1842. Gentlemen: You will pardon me for the delay in replying to your letter of the 14th ultimo, and ack nowledging the receipt of a box of your Clarified Es sence of Hoarhound Candy. Allow me to thank you for this kind respect, and to express the hope that you will be liberally patron ized in your efforts for the public. ? he article is got up in beautiful style, and is highly commended by those who have had occasion to use it. Your obd't sorv't, Messrs. Pease b Sons. WM. C. BOUCK. City Hall, New York, June 27,1843. Messrs: I have repeatedly used your Candy for couehs and colds, and always found relief, but official duties prevented me from wri,ing to you before. But as I have lately been cuied of the influenza, I cannot withhold from recommending the same to the public. I am yours, truly, ROBT. H. MORRIS. M*ssn>. Pease ?c Sons, 45 Division street. Lindenwald, Oct 14, 1843. Gentlemen: I have to thank you for the box of your, I doubt not, justly celebrated Clarified Esscnse of Hoarhound Candy, and also for the very obliging terms in which you have been pleased to present it. I have not, I am happy to inform you, as yet had occasion to use it, but will do so when necessary, with a cenfidcnce in its efficacy which is well war ranted by the experience of others. Very respectfully, your obedient servant., ery V j, j M yA]y BUREN After all, the best recommendation of it is a per sonal application which he invites those afflicted with coughs and all public speakers to make. He will keep a constant supply at his Family Grocery Store, on 7th street, nearly opposite the Patriotic Bank, dec 9 S. HOLMhS. T)ROUT AND MATHER'S PRINTING INK, 1 book and news, always on hand, and sold at their rices R- FARNHAM, nov 7 corner 11th st. and Penn. av. AMPHINE OIL, GLASSES, AND WICKS? lj I have this day received ft fresh supply of the Z* D. OILMAN. MISCELLANEOUS. [From the Ohio Republican.] A WHIG SONG. Tune?"Dance, Boatmen, dance." Welcome! ye noble Whigs, once more, To the campaign of forty-four; We'll meet our foes in great array, And start the ball on New Year's day t Chorus?Huzza! ye Whigs, huzza! Ye gallant Whigs, huzza! We'll show 'em soon that same old coon, Is wide awake in the morning! Hi, ho! the wovld shall know, The Banner State is Ohio ! Our Legislature plainly shows Who are our friends and who our foes; Hear how each Loco with dismay Will howl if you but touch his pay ! Huzza, ye Whigs, &c. They fool away the people's time, To spout o'er General Jackson's fine; But Whigs go for a session brief, Two dollars a day and no roast beef! Huzza, ye Whigs, be. The '?Banner" man from dark Monroe, (The darkest spot in Ohio,) Whose brains are addled by the moon? Has fits whenever he sees a coon! Huzza, ye Whigs, &c. On Duck Creek hills, a running wild, The " natives" caught him when a child; They fed him with a wooden ladle, And rock'd him in an iron cradle. Huzza, ye Whigs, &c. They handled him 90 rough, 'tis said, They stretch'd his mouth and erack'd his head: Then sent him off*to Sam Medaiyfs, Who feeds him upon " dictionaries." Huzza, ye Whigs, &6. And Sam Medary we all allow, With laurels green has deck'd his brow; Fierce as a gobbler or old hen, He tries to frighten little men. Huzza, ye Whigs, &c. But there's a Whig from Licking hails, (Who once was good at mauling rails,) Who mauls these Locos with delight? They're small potatoes with San White t Huzza, ye Whigs, fee. Ye who as Delegates may go, From " Old Muskingum," good and true, Just tell TOM CORWIN with what joy We'd welcome back our " Waggon Bot !" Huzza, ye Whigs, &c. The Locos all look blue with wonder, To hear our good old fashioned thunder! We'll raise the war-whoop, boys, to-day, With three times three for HARRY CLAY! Huzza, ye Whigs, &c. AN INDIAN TRAGEDY. Camden, Hillsdale co., (Mich.) Nov 9. The following Indian tragedy is related to me I by James Fowle, Esq., of this place. It occured in thia vicinity, all the parties being his neigh. bors: > / -. In the spring of 1837 Nogisqua, an Indian of the Pottawatomie tribe, residing in this vicinity, having pawned his gun and a part of his Clothing^ from time to time, to a man named John N > for intoxicating drink, the trader proposed to the Indian that if he would sell him a certain cream colored poney belonging to his squaw, and a pre 1 sent from her father, Bawbish, a chief of their I tribe, he would give him up his gun and clothing, and let him have more strong drink from tune to I time, until the price agreed upon was paid. To I this Nogisqua agreed, and privately gave up the poney, which was sent off farther west. It "appeared that his equaw, having some sus picion of what was going on, employed her younger brother to watch the result, and inform her, which, it appears, he did. Upon the return of the Indian to his camp, partly intoxicated, his squaw, highly enraged, accused him of selling her poney. She became more and more enraged at [ his indifference about the affair, and at length de clared she would kill him. He handed her hi* scalping knife, and, drawing aside his hunting | shirt, and making hie bosom bare, coolly exclaim ed, "Kina poo!"?(kill away.) She instantly plunged it to its handle in the Indian's breast, which caused his death in a few minutes. Her father, the Indian chief, being then absent some twenty or thirty miles east, a runner was despatched to inform him. Soon after, Mr J'owle says, he saw him pass by his house with a sad countenance for the place of the murder. A heart-rending duty now devolved upon the old chief. His word was to acquit or condemn the agonized daughter, according to Indian usage from time immemorial. Horror reigued in the breast of her father. His daughter was the hand somest squaw of her tribe, and a darling child ; and the wails of his relatives, together with his own sympathies, rolled upon ihe mind of the chief like the rushings of the mighty deep upon the lonely rock in the sweeping storm. The crisis in the chiefs mind was at hand. He must judge. No other tribunal was in the Indian code of <trim inal justice. The performance of this duty re. quired more than Roman firmness. He h?d noth ing to do with the goddess of Mercy. The^reat Spirit and the hlood of his murdered son-in-law, seemed to say, " Bawbish, according to the cus toms of your fore-fathers for ages past, now de cide justly I" I The chief, like agonized Joseph, when he made i himself known to his brethren, could contain him self no longer, Ilia integrity as an Indian chief prevailed. He rolled his troubled eye for the last time upon hie darling daughter, then upon bit kindred, and upon a portion ei bis tribe that stood before htm, and then to the Gfteat Spirit for firm ness. The storm of agony in the ipind of the chief had passed away, and in d6ep sorrow he de cided that hie daughter ought to die by tbohand of the nearest bin to the murdered Indian, ac cording to their custom for a??s' past. I The per son of the father, chief and judge then withdrew, with nothing but his integrity to console hf?? which the whole world beside could neither pur chase nor bribe. ; Upon ; inquiry, it was decided that Jones, a brother j of Nogisqua, then south near Fort Wayne, I should execute the sentence. Accord* ingly, a (runner was sent for him, and he came without delay. After hearing what was deemed his duty, the cry of a brother's blood from the ground on which he stood, strung every nerve, and gave tone to every muscle, for revenge. There were white persons present at the exe cution, who relate it as follows: The brother 9 proceeded to the fatal Indian Camp, and after sharpening his scalping knife to his liking, and performing several ceremonies customary with their tribe since their acquaintance with the Catholic missionaries, be took the victim by her long, flawing hair, and led her to the front of the camp. Then with his scalping knife he made an incisjon in hler forehead, in the form of a cross, bared her bosom, and plunged ? the knife to the handle in her body. A shriek, a rush of blood, and a few dying groans and convulsions followed, and the fair form of the handsome squaw lay stiff in death. From the time of the murder until the execu tion, the female relatives of the murderess never left her tent, the time being spent in lamenta tions over the young squaw. After the execu tion, both bodies were buried together in a sand bank, where they now lie, side by side. The Indians and squaws became reconciled, and all seemed i satisfied that no other atonement could have been satisfactory. Since the events related, the remnant of the tribe has been removed to the great west, to Sether with their chief, whom the strongest in ucements the world could present, could not jostle out of the path of justice. Thus perished, says my informant, the best Indian and the handsomest sqUaw of their tribe ?the victims of the whiskey seller, who is Air more guilty than either of the others of a moral wrong. My informant also says that, from first to last, ithere was manifested no desire to escape or evade the fate Of the unfortunate young squaw. Yours, &c., E. B. Affectation Extraordinary.?-?* Mamma," exclaimed a beautiful girl, who had suffered af fectation to obscure the little intellect she pos sessed, " what is that lorig green thing lying on ' the dish before youl" " A cucumber, ray beloved Georgiana," roplied the mamma, with a bland smile of approbation on her darling's commendable curiosity. " A cucumber! gracious goodness, my dear mamma, how very extraordinary! I always imagined, until this moment, that they grew in slices I" A German drawing-master once told of a lad who wished to sketch landscapes from nature.*? The teacher told him that the first object was to choose some fixed point of view. The sagacious pupil chose a cow grazing beneath the trees. Of course bis fixed point soon began to move hither and thither, as she was attracted by the sweetness of the pasturage ; and the lines of his drawing fell into strange confusion. This is a correct type of those who choose pub lic opinion for their moral fixed point of view. It moves according to the provender before it, and they who trust to it have but a whirling and dis torted landscape. At a religious meeting which was much crowd ed, a lady persevered in standing on a bench, and thus interrupting the view of others, though re peatedly asked to sit downu A reverend old cler gyman at last rose and saia, gravely, " I think if the lady knew that she had a large hole in each of her stockings, she would not ex hibit them in this way." This had the desired effect; she immediately sank down on her seat. A young minister, standing by, blushed up to the temples, and said, " Oh, brother, how could you say what was not the fact 1" " Not the fact!" replied the old geQtiemeD, "if she had not a large hole in each of her stockings* I should like to know how she got them on." * ? ? ? 1 ? ? ? ' ' ' '' 11 ' * 1 Valuable books for sale.?The sub scriber offers for sale the following valvals books: One set of the Journals of Congress from the commencement tb the present time One set American State Papers, complete One set Gales fc. Beaton's Debates, from mencement at far as printed. The above books wall be sold to any person want ing them at very low prices, for eash. JOHN A. BLAKE, Bookbinder. Penn av., opposite FuUertCtty Hotel, dee23? ' , , ' PERFUMERY AND FANCY ARTICLES^? German and French Cologne Water, Hair and Tooth Brashes, Combs, assorted frxtaseteRe. <ca^~ Just received at OIbMAN|l? dec 6 ' DruggM** Q EALING WAX, which burns without a Mght, O just received at OILMAN'S dec 7 Drug Hot*. T INSEED OIL AND PUTTY.?5bbls first rate JLi Linseed Ott; 1060 lbs Putty. Just ree?4*ed end for sale al OILMAN'S ? dec 6 Drug Sim*.