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Official Jonritl of this City ud of the Piriih of West Bat«« Rouge. GEO. A. P1EE, Editor ud Proprietor. The "THE DAILY COMET " is pub lished every day (Mondays excepted) at the low rate of five dollars per annum, and will be punctually delivered every morning within the City, by the. carrier BATON ROUGE.. .2. 1852. G^We learn from a telegraphic despatch to Capt. M ark ham, that there is no founda tion for the rumored loss of J. J. Pearce and family, in the late Mobile tornado. rryWe learn with pleasure, that, that andeute friend of ours, the Gallic Clock, in the steeple of St. Joteph's is, to adorn the new Jusuit College. We think if the ttwn vere treated ii;;ht about it, that the toung would be taken out, so that it-cannot tell this poverty k trio ken community every fifteen minutes, how much nearer it is to eternity. The board of selectmen, notwithstanding a nu merously signed petition that was sent up to them, were afraid to buy it. at the very low price for which it was offered. They put the matter in the hands of a committee, that will report, we presume, when time itself runs down. C^"The Plaquemine Sentinel suggests a convention of country editors to be held, on the first Monday of December next, in New Orleans. We most cheerfully second the motion. Something should be done, as well for the dignity, as the pecuniary benefit of country publishers. The present condition of the country press, is anything Out agree able to look on, in any point of view. The ouly way to remedy evils, is to have a prin ters' convention. We hope t je whole coun try press will be united on this subject. q3 "-Sir Walter Scott said, '-the world is au admirable compound of folly and knave ry. 7 ' We made a similar remark the other •lay, and the company at once set us down ■"an ass."' Q^The'"Vis-A- V is," fresh from the press is now before us. It is a neat sheet, and deserves patronage. The title suggests a circumstance, connected with pleasing re co'Iections, which we like to revert to.— The first time we heard the word "vis-a vis," a nice young Gent stepped up to us, in a crowded ball room, and said, l; shall to«be your "vis-a-vis sir?" to which we replied 'of course.' and instantly he and a bright eyed damsel, who he led by the hand, skipped in front of us. The next thing, we found our self dancing—not only physically, but men tally. Our head whjrled about like a top— our eyes swam, and we became perfectly intoxicated with love and delight, either at the bright eyed damsel, or her blue dress, and we do not ki)ow which. We pray that the Capiolian Vis-a-Vis may be another such, not only to us but all others. May it have a prosperous run— a merry light hearted life, with a host of admirers to sport, and profit with. May it dance along in the sunshine of youth and prosperity and never lack the needful things to make it as interesting to the editor as it ought to be There is one thing however, since the editor will make puns on his own name. It is, that he may never be Wind-free. If he cannot blow up the wind guage to 97 in the scale, we would advise him to lay down his pen and practice ; for next to gass itself there is nothing more important than a plentiful supply of wind. The publisher of the Knickerbocker Magazine says he would rather sit up all night to enter the names of new pre-paid subscribers, than to write dunning letters two hours a day. What a strange perverson of taste ! A man o-it West, who advertises a store to let in the delightful villiage of Pleasant Ridge, adds to his announcement : "The late occupant having been suddenly taken off by the yellow fever, a densly populated community for many miles are left 1 to mourn the loss of a good famly grocer."' The CoiditioB of the State Treaiary The following shows the condition of the State Treasury on the 31st ult. State Tax fnnd - - - - Mill " " .... Poll " u Leveé and Drainage fund, Internal Improvement hind Road and Levee fund, ■ ■ »177 28 70,054 80 — 7,097 34 25 073 12 6 594 92 — $124,894 61 rr-^-We find on the "editor's table" this morning, a half dozen tin trumpet*, with an incog note, of which the following is a true capv : Mr. Comet :—The enclosed trumpets are r . U om KT : 1 ne encioeea irumpers are -as you may perce, ve-of the compound ; mettle, called in commerce "brass." Each i . ... .. , . . . . ■ , I one has a red ribbon attached, which is de signed to fasten the instrument to the but ton hole ; you will please dispose of them to the aspiring young men that most deserve them, who are on the look out l'or a sott seat in the next Legislatude." VIRTUE. The doner leaves us in a very awkward position, and we beg him to take his trum pets away, for there are so many parties deseruing them, that we can never des ide into whose hands they shall be placed. It^A new hotel is proposed at Nashville Tenu., entitled the Metropolitan. Com missioners have opened books in that city to receive subscriptions. The amount of stock necesary is $'^p0,000. and the build ing is designed to be unsurpassed in magni cence by any hotel in tlfc South The Late Arrksts'at Havana .—The New York Journal of Commerce has the following paiticulars of the recent arrests at Havana, Iron) a gentleman just arrived thence : "On the 5th inst.. fifteen persons, all Creoles, were ai rested in that city, of whom ten are males, and five females. In their dwellings, were discovered 10,000car tridges. 12 demijohns of powder, and 20 ar robes (500 lb.) of lead. It is said that this discovery is but a priming to what remains undiscovered in the interior of the island.— On the 7th, the arrested parties were ex amincd. and three of them sent to the Ca banas fortification. During the week end ing August 14th, a good many young men were arrested, awl others invited to go to Spain. They will be permitted to return when they obtain a diploma of loyalty.— These events created quite a stir in the government office, and evidences alarm. The Old Dodhe .—Accounts from New port, R. 1., since the liquor law went into operation, say that it is just as easy to get wine, etc., as it was before. The following will show how it is done. We should think that so old and transparent an evasion of the law would have been provided for in the bill : " A rather funny incident occurred with a cottage holder— a bishop—here yesterday. The bishop, who is an invalid, called at the Yacht House, and said he felt quite debili tated from not beingable to get wine on ac count of the Maine liquor law. "Don't let that troub'e you,' said Downing, "I can let you have some.' 'Have you any claret ! asked the bishop. "Yes,' said George, 'in bottles, but not on draught. I have very good Scotch ale What would you think of that ?' The bishop said that was an excel , I ij lent thing to give strength, and he would try some. So Downing served up an excel lent lunch, consisting of the choicest titbits, and a bottle of the best Scotch ale. The bishop said grace before and after meat, and felt himself vastly refreshed in the inner man. When he called for his bill, the bi shop observed that Downing was charging nothing for the ale. "That is all right,' said Downing, 'I don't sell ale or any other strong drinks—I give them frei, but I charge a decent profit upon the ea'.ables. 'Oh,' says the bishop, laughing, 'I see how it is ; then I will come here every day and pay you for the use of your room, and seeing the scenery from your windows, and you can let me have a bottle of that Scotch ale for nothing 'Agreed, sir,' replied Down ing, 'and anything else you require, from Heidsick to the best Otard,' This is one example from many." M. Proudhon has been making efforts to remove the interdiction of the Minister of Police against the publication of his new work. It is said that his appeal to Ix>uis Napoleon on behalf of his book has been successful, and that the President has him self ordered the removal of the injunction which restrained its publi cation. The numderof dogs m Franceis 3,000,000 nearly one-twelfth of the population A Pkisohck Locked Oct.— The New York Timet relates a somewhat strange in cident that occurredat the Sing-Sing Prison not long since. Late in the evening the warden was aroused by somebody knocking at his dooi. Inquiring who was there, he wu astonished to hear in reply, "It's me— Schennenhom." One of the convicts had been overlooked, and the prison had been looked up with him on the outside. The poo, fellow had been twenty-two years in the prison, and didn't know where to go, and knocked until he awoke the warden ond obtained admission to his old quarters. 0^*The Russian Government lias a treaty with us which premits free ingress by ^ thei , territor> ._ ^ ^ ^ ^ acconJingIy) Mr . . . - Dudley Mann, special Envoy to Switzer / . . ' . . ,. . land, in his private capacity presented him self at the Russian Legation in Paris, with his passport duly viséd by France and sev eral other European States, and the repre sentative of the Emperor declined to visé it—the instructions against premitting voy ageurs to enter the Russian territory being positive I The Baltimore Sun asks : "Now what is our treaty worth ? Mr. Mann will present this fiagrant thing immediate ly to our Government, and the question must be tried whether our Russian treaty is a waste of paper or a serious vital docu ment" D^-We find the following singular para graph under the heads of Deaths, in the Boston Courier : In Ipswich, Otto Goldschmidt, 5mos. 12ds, an infant son of an Insane Sweedish maiden, who was found astray in the streets ot Andover, in November last, whence she was committed on the 18th of that month to the County Insane Asylum at Ipswich where this child was born on the 23rd of March 1852, and where the mother still remains in a state of hopeless lunacy, all unconscious of either the life or the death of her boy, who was quite a bright babe ; but gave early manifestations ot that dis eased brain which he without doubt inher ited, and from which his death ensued.— Nothing is know« of the history of the mother or child beyond that here narrated. ß^An adventurer, calling himself Duke of Mantua, and many other high-sounding names, who has been living for a long Unie in Paris, in a good deal of style, lecer .tly presented himself at the Palace Elysée, with a brilliant equipage, and demanded permission to see the President. General Roquet, who was in attendance, having some suspicions, refused to admit liim, and applied to the Police for further information. It turned out that he was an imposter, and had for fifteen years supported himself by confering decorations of Hungary and Po land, for which he received large sums of money. His career is at an end. ß^-The Foucault experiment in which the rotation ot the earth every twenty-1'ou» hours is proved by the motion of a pendu lum over a graduated circle, has been tried» at the railroad depot at Providenîe. as well as at the Bunker Hill monument, with suc cess ; and results in accordance with the generally received .theory arrrived at. rr?-Advices from Port Philip, Australia, received i'i England before the Canada left state that the production of gold was stead ily increasing, and it is now estimated at £100,000 sterling per week, or .£5,000,000 The public revenue of the pe r annum. colony ha(J increase( j £30,532 on the last quarter. Protestants in Italy .—A cor respondent of the Morning News says tue Jesuites are determined to press for the removal of all protestant places of worship beyond the gates of Italian cities. They are not to be allowed, as at present, to be attached to British missions ; to prevent Italians associa ting with foreigners, especially Eng lish. (this move has begun in Naples ;) to enroll no more Swiss Protestants in the legions which supports Italian princes ; to allow no education to Pro testant youths throughout the l'en insu la ; to prohibit all books whirh even indirectly refer to the reformation. Sib Wm. Don in Trouble .—At Cleveland on Thursday evening after the performance at Melodian, Sir Wil liam Don and one of the French Bal let troupe were arrested on the charge of fraudulently obtaining passage for that troupe on a boat between New Or leans and Cincinnati. The amount thus obtained was placed at $150. The Baronet was lodge in jail, where j he remained until the following morn- j ing when no one appeared to prose cute ; he was discharged- i Jmwrftl Notke. The friends« ! Judge CHAML ; fully invit*4jl» «Mend Vs ; morning atJip p'doek i<p I on LaïayetfcàÉMt. ! The Mamie Ffttemity i» is«M to mm ; the members of 8t. James Lod je—at- their Lodge, oa Obnrrh street, at 9 o'clock this ! morning, to pay the last tribute of reepeet ; to theii deceased brother. ! J udge Charles Teisier, was bora in Mad rid, Spain, and carte to this country in 1775. He landed in the eitjr of New Or leans where he was employed for many years in different honorable oAeaa by the Spanish Governors of the Territory. After the cession of Louisiana to the French he was appointed Notary Public for New Orleans. In 1812 he held an appoint» ment of Captain of Infantry under the ad miustration ol Mr. Madison; at the defence of New Orleans against the English invas ion in 1814 '15, he held the rank of Major. After the war he was appointed i>y Gover nor Claiborne, Judge of this Parish, which office he held for thirty years. He has liv ed an honored and respected citizeB amongst us from the date of that appointment, to the period of his death. Kosscth Cowhsjicï.— No les» than 250 persons had been arrested in Lombardy, previous to the 25th July, on suspicion of being privy to a conspiracy against the wv« emment, a clue to which was obtained by intercepting Kos suth's latters._ QyOpposition in business is th* life of trade, but that kind of opposi tion which springs from malicc, with* out the hope of reward is an; thing but commendable. A modern philosopher, taking tho motion of the earth on its axis at sev enteen miles a second, says that if you take off you? hat in the street to bow to your friend, you go seventeen miles bareheaded, without taking cold. Xtto îlbijcriiscraent« WANTED— A girl from 12 t*> 16 years old lo nurse—apply to Mrs. Hubbs, Sep. 2d 2t. JUST LANDED per Steamer Midas, from Cincinnati :— 12 tierces S. C. Hams; 50 boxes No. 1, Soap ; 50 bbls Ohio Flour ; 20 doz.. Brooms : 5 bbls Inferior Lard ; 25 bbls M. O. Pork. For sale low— for the times. sept. 2, y. S- M. H ART fc Co TO SUGAR PLANTEES. I HAVE just received, and will continue to keep, a good supply of very fine Su aar House and water cistern cemet. JOSHUA BEAL. aug 29-y Opposite Harney House. STATE OF LOUISIANE. Sixth Judicial District Court—Parish tif Eu» Baton Rouge. James Sullivan, ) vs. [ [No. 1087.| William IIosktn. Absentee, j -, BY VIRTUE of a writ of>. fa .issued in th»; above entitled and numb«red suit, and to me directed from the Hon. Sixth Ju dicial District Court, in and for the. Parish of East Baton Rouge, and State of Louisia na, [ have seized and will expose at public sale, at the Court-house door in the City of Baton Rouge, on SATURDAY, the Second day of Ortober, 1852. at 11 o'clock, a. m-, tha» „ hereinafter described mortgaged propertj, to wit : '. A CERTAIN Tract of Land, situated in thi s Parish, (East Baton Rouge) at about 15 miles from the City of Baton Rouge, and containing One Hundred acres more or less and bounded as follows, to wit : North by lands of John Kennard, south by lands ol Boatner and west by Cypress Bayou. Seized to pay and satisfy the amount of Judgment, Interest and cost, in the above entitled suit. T erms of Sale—CASH, with the bene fit of appraisement. H. V. BABIN. aug. 28-6ts. Sheriff i ETAV DELA LOUISIANE. Cour du Sixieme District Judiciaire— Paroisse (f Est Baton Rouge. James Sullivan, ) es. > (No. 1087.1 William Hoskin . Absentee, j EN VERTU d'un writ de fi. fa. lancé dans l'affaire ci-dessus entitule et numéroté, et îk moi adressé par l'Hon. Cow da Sixième District Judiciaire, dans et pour la Paroisse d'Est Baton Rouge et Etat de la Louisiane, J'ai saisie et exposerai en vente publique, a la porte de la maison de Cour dans la ville de Baton Rouge, SAM EDI, te 2me /our d'Oc tobre. 1852. à 11 heures du matin, la propri été hypothèque ci-après décrite, savoir : UN certain morçean de terre situé dans cette Poroisse (East Baton Rouge) à envi ron 15 miles de la ville de Baton Rouge, et contenant 100 arpents, plus au moins, et borné comme suit, savoir : Nord par terres de John Kennard. sud parterres de Boatner, ouest par Cypress Bayou. Saisie pour payer et satisfaire le montant du jugement intérêt et frais, dans l'affaire ci-dessus intitulée. Conditions de la Vente— Cone tant , avec bénéfice d'évaluation. H- V. BABIN, aôut 28-6fs. Shérif . Received per Steamer Tuscumbia from St. Louis. EZf\ BARRELS fresh St. Louis flour, for OU sale by S M HART & Co. Aug. 27th tf.