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7i .y 'tiiwi 1 1 1 j ANDREW IHARSt'HALR. (Wc hold the maxim no less applicable lo PtlWU than PIWU Affairs, thai "Honrsy is Hie lirst Policy." Wahingtoil.) I III: I i li AND PROPRIETOR ML 4 NO AB'-RDEKN. MONROE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI SATURDAY MORNING DECEMBER 9 W. ) WHOLE NO 215 IS US K e V . r WIUSHED SVEIW WUtlltlW. T f At $3 per annum in limincc, ,ur $1 if no paid in advance. . . TEBMS. Atlvertisements are 'nsertetl al the usun Tiles adopted by Ihe p. ess in the sum h: On lit liar per squar- of Its lines or less, lor hi first insertion, and 50 cents per squire for eacl subsequent inseriitn . Busine-s i 'aids, not exceeding one squirt. 10. for the season. The monev is due on advertisements aft-t he first inser'ion. Advertisements which ;,r not marked with the number of insertions, wil be insertel 'till forbid. andcliaised SCCOrttinitlv -All tidvertis. mmis, except those ol our vearlv advertisers will be i harmed for by iht square, jis in the lira a rttcle ol these term-, unless a epMrSci is made lo the t onirarv. All matters ol a personal nature, when ami! admissibl , will be charged lor at tloiibl the msnal taies l advertising. (.'andt tales names annonneed as follows: ft)' onnly offices, $5, State and District ..Hires V'-J : lvi ll MOBILE A 1) VE R I IS BMEMTS, HILLARY FOSTER, (Ol the Firm of Foster & Bi. telle,) HAS become a partner in Ihe Hous ol Boylcin S MrUae The New Firm will continue 'he Fa'toimok anil GtiMMMsip BtMMBss in the city ul Mobile, under the name and stvle of BOYKIV. Mc'AIJ FOSTER. Tlievare prepared lo fill ord rs lor Hagllnv, Rope Sc., at ihe lowest m irket rates, and to aflt rd such other facilities as ate incident to the Commission buinss. It fer to Mfssis. Charles Gales Sen'r.. G. McFarlane & Co., L. E. H uslon and J. T. Foiison. may 13 i "BLOCK''R & WHlTEItEAD, WHOLESALE (IROCKKS, No. 15 Comineice and Fionl slieels, MUEILE, ALA. J. Rn Blocker. Decemher 0, 1817. I . F. V h lehead. JOHN RAMI. Gun Maker, No. SO, Water Street TTTOULD respectfully inlurm his uienls y and the publi. generally, lhat he has now on hand, and will constantly be receiving a lar"c and splendid ;.ss..-iuieiit of double and single barrel OVSS, RIFLES, PITQL8, 4-c. He would particularly call the mention of sportsmen ro his collection nf Shoi Guns, asihcy will be found to be of a saperlui qnalltv having been made to his order in Liverpool, embracing every varieiv, in qualliv. siyle ami ori.e, from ihe finesl s ubbled Damascus down the plain twist barrels. He has also on hand a great varieiv ol pow der flasks, shot and game bags, percussion caps f Ihe most superior kind, Bints cleansii g roils, gun wads, powder, ihol, eic. in fact ev ry article tnal can I e found uselul to sports men He has also on hand a large and handsome assortment of TABLE CUTLEItY, Pen knives, dirks, etc, I he whole of ihe ab ivc atticles will be found of the best quality, and which will be sold atsuch prices as cannui fail to please, J. It. takes this opportunity of returning thanks lo Irs friends anil customers lor ihe verv lib nil patronage bestowed on him during the pasi 7 vears he has been located in Mobile, and begs lo assure i hem - hat nothing shall be wanting on hi parlto metil a coniin anceol .their former favors N. B. Hep iiing of Guns. Pistols, Rifles, Locks,, etc, wi'l be cani.d on as usual, All .orders will be attended lo at ihe sh Tlesi notice, and all work will he dune in theb'sl manner and watr. lined. Gu s made io Older, resioi k ed and altered from Flint lo Percussion locks, al the shortest notice. jan I 1818 ly MOBILE GAS COMPANY. COKE AND TAR. THIS Company has on hand a conslani sup ply rt Coke, lor sale. This verv superior .artioe for parior fires is pot generally known, it m.ikes a much more Rgreei ble lire than Coal tth'oWs out a grealer quantity ol h-ai, and is free Irom sulphur and smoke; for kitchen ranges and cooking stoves it tslar prelerable to charcoal. 30 000 Gallons Coti. TAn port Sale Coal Tar is most useful on eveiv plantation for pre seiving lences roots, pickets, and all wood woik. li is an excellent paint for wood oi iron. Whc.i mixed with lime r.nd sand, heated Ui simmering, and well. laid on it will resist the .action of fire for a long lime. It is valuable, also, lo pieserve seed corn. Clows will nol eat or scratch up com that has been saturated with Coal Tar. It does not prevent vegetation as common Pine Tar does, and is timed less troublesome lo use, nun half a pint is su Sir lent for a bushul if poi ted over and well stirred. fco'dallhe works al 10 ce , Is per gallon. Barrels to be provided by the purchaser. Ollicc 34 Conti St. jm l-.y. IKON AND BftASS FOU.NDKV. 112 Water Stbbet MOBILE Ai.a. ISAAC D. HPEAR & CO. Are prepared to make al the shortest notice, all kings of CASTINGS OF IRON AND BRASS, lor Steam Boats, Si cam (Wits, Ac, Also, wroufihi Iron woik ol every d scrip ion, such as .Will spindles, Pillitian Itnnsand kitirr dps, Dof. Ac. B lis of all nlz'scasttu oidsr. And always on hand, different pat terns of Plnnons, Segments and Bolts, com p.ele for Cotton C.ins. Woodpecker Saws with nil Ihe lale Improvement. N. B. As I. D S. Co. have nearly all Ihe jiatlerns required for Steam Saw ivlills, Grist .Wilts, etc, persons wanting castings Irom any al these may save I be full charge for Patterns, Tneludoig M tfcj mosl fecen' nveioner' japrovemenis, BOOKS and STATIONARY pHOS. J. CA RVER & Co . snccc-Mirs to 1 Sumwalt & Tesi, Book-ellers antl Sti.tion ;rs, No. 3(, Dauphin slreel, - Mobile, ke.-p jonstantlv on hand a large and coinpleieas ori tneni o Bo.-ks and S ationa.iv, inbtacin Law Medical, .Theological, Miscellaneous and iclidol books, Ai.eo, Amcican, Fiench and Ingliah Paper, Pliniflig paper of every size Wall and Bordering Paper, Pens, CXoil s, Ink, nkstands, States, &c.dc. Blank Books, em racing Ledgers, Journals, Dav Rooks, Cast) Books, &c. tf-c. mil and hall bounnd. A laigJ (ssoilment Blank Books ol cverv desCliptiun jianulaeiured at the shortest notice, and on :hemost reasonable lei ins. Music, Periodicals fcc, bountt in the stoutest manner They are Deposiioriesol the "MOBILE BIBLE SOCIF-TY," Where can he had, for A' xillarlfS and S',b baih schools, BIBLES & I'i'.ST AMEN , at the American Bible Society's cost, wnh the expense ol freight adiied. They are ihe Depositaries of the Meihndisl Books published bv Ihe Methodic Episcopal Church, south, also of the new B tpiist Hy in Uook.bv Dr Dr Buck of LotMsMHe Sunday s hools, os all denominations, fui twn d with Books of lnstiuclion. Also lor n Poiums and Library use. OefT J C & Vo are determined lo sell h jrates and would respectl'ullv invite the ai olIMercha.nts, Tcichers.and ihe Trade ta io thai large and valuubie stuck. tfaosberl03? ROBERT DESHA &CO COMMISSION Ml. licit INTs, VtOHILE, ALA- G. A. CIlANDLICtl, Agent, Columbus, Miss. ALL cotton shipped lo t iv above house, it he name ol (7. A Ch'tmller. on account of Ik real owner, V'ilt be insured. I have a lar.it npply ifBlffltiig ant Hope mi hand, Willed vili he lurni-hed to customers al cost aic' c lares. ittlv 8. tf G. A. Ciivsni-Ki. Ptle: 1 Ah un.lt rsined inlonus me t-MZ-u- ol Abcrtl -en, and of MmirjS couniv ZVXHtt illy, r ..at he h.is open fd a shop for the m nuf 0 ere S.olttl snn Brnlf la 01' a sup rloi pt lily. Me isat aM times ready 10 repair I irn ss, Siiddles and Bridles in a wuikinanllke mannei His shop is o.i C on nerce at reel sambas formerlv occupied by M, Dean as a PaintShop Charg. s lo suit 1 he limes. jnne 10 ly P. ,SY. ABFRDE N HC'JSH- THE Subscriber resneciiullv in t'oi ms hi Irictitis a nd , he public lha his hon-e isnow Openfurthe reeep I n ol irav-ell-rs mil cit z ti boarders, and he fi iuers him self lhat Irom in experience as a landlord, he will be. bie lo san. iv all 'vho may favr.r him with a call. Tue Aberdeen House is situated on a beaulilul eiiiinencc, convcnieni to the pub lic square as well as lu the business pari of ne city. Traveller's horses will be put un at i' e wel' known Livery Siablc of Walton and Ferrall, where they will receive the lesl attention, may AI'Jv4-lv JAMES JONES. PLA T R' H1TFL f Upilnmtl! the Ml THE subsf : a inl i miny in Public Sautm.) ibcr t kes mis ni.-thod o fro nd- that his house is !Lsii I open for recepilun uf Trarrllers, anil tioiliiets. His stables are roomy, commodious, and as cotultirtabl and well provided as any in the cilv. Give him a ell v n BU. he pie setl. ap -JfJ if 'JOIIS FRANKS. CHILL AND PEVEtt PILLS. Prepgfetl and wmraiKe'l 'ocurenll ftr-a. Chills and Peverjal theNen DiugStorr of june i), I84sl. J. BtbisT & Cti. BLAf,K SALVE. Prepared and w rrant dio cmelhf most In veier.ile cases tf ulceration ol two or Ihree years Standing. Tub hid al die N"v IJuii: store of J, Street A Co. The ab ive are preparations prepared .done by Dr. Street and w irranted to cure. NOT I CM LL Persons indebted to :he subscribers ei th r by note or account fer t ev ar isi.v IG tit '47 ate ri questetl t , call and s 11 le With out lurther notice, may a COZAR T & CLARK'". THE Uniletstgned ias iu-t recei ved a Lot o'" splend d Puvo from tlw manufalory ol Path, Pond Co., fN Y., iviih I .eeni V. bruit .j Ove, Bridge, Als. a lew ilhlhe fiollan attachment from Nun--, & Clark's, N Y. A fine assorlovnl of Wind a"d Hiring In sirumenis lor sale on "Ceommoit lies lenns by (apWtl) VV. H 'I I YF'Vtn rA v 1 1 Northern de rV.iKo-is matte JL der, iust receive. I an I lor sale hv May l COZAKT sV CLARKE. F OR SALE 28,000 l. Lu nber, as-nrted may h (JOZART & CLARK''. MO II 'LE ADVERTISEMEXI'S. E 3WiN HIT T ROTABT PIIBLI ' ft IBSTICB F THE PEAf'i: -ttittl AL WILL allend lo all business entrusted to him.- such as executing commissions, acknowledging dee Is, collecting accounts, etc. may -.Hlovl - Iv DISSOLUTION.-The firm of M ADEIA v lENKi vl AltoH. G n "ral Receivini and Forwarding Agents, was dis-oiyc, .,n th 9sl hist, bv th ' withdrawal i.l VI. W. JENK.fl, The business will soil be continued P. N. M i I Man are) Jacob N. arsh, under ihe style oi MA DUG AN & MAltSU May 4Kb WIS). ' 9-if. P. N . MADIQ1N Jt. "U s. MARSH V1 A 11 EG AN MARSH, r1! ENER.tl. R-CF.IVING, Foil w t" nist; ASIt) CTI'.AM l Boat Aoks'ts, tns. (10 Pr ,nt and 59 Com merce slteets, would r 'specitully rt fer io VI obi i.e. E C Centre & Co. Whii 'Iter & Sampson, B B Fontaine & Son J 11 Rivers & Co C Le Banoo ft Son Birron, Me de . Co Bovkin if- MeRie. Hea'V, sin hi r (f. Co sChasPG.ge myStl John tM)jjpSi W II Red rood Tarn, Stewart & Co . y M LYON of the house of Lyon & B; ker, lias lorined a coiiartncship wtlu Win ItunsoN of Bumpier eeuniv A la. and will coniinu" ine Commission and F iciorage busi ness in ttiis city, under th name of LY-N & HUDSON. They respe -tiully lender Iheir services to planters m-ielllv JL. McCLRMOON, Oomvus'Iin Mes- CIHVT, No 31! Co in meree si Mobile. I, I Ihaitkltil lor plat favors, and will continue Hie above business, respectlnlly sottcils a co.iiinu ance ol I ie palrott'ig 1 of his frjeq Is. in iy Isi ABERT If PRENTICE. FACTona aii Commission MbRUHaNTI, MOBILE ALABAMA. Jat.i. 1. 1818. MURRAY F. SMITH. LATE of Ihe til in of Drsln, Smith if- Co.. will continue the Ootlon Commission bu-sin-ss in ihe city of ACibfU, antl u ill at all times be prepure tl lo m;ile cash arlvances on Ihe preseni or nrxl cup, lobe cunsiuned to hitn lor sule. Nov. aaih, 183 "r.-ly MILLER. FUBNF.SS, & CO., WHOLE-MLE 0R0CKR8, No. & 10 Commerce Street, MOBILi, ALA. Thos. P. Mil er, 1 Orlando Ftirness, Oci. 11 1R17 ly Win. iVIorns. STRANG If ULRICK, Facttirs and t mmlKsloti iMerclmiils, MOBluE, ALA Tht:mas Strang, ( .nn a TT ri- k, f October 1 1 IH17.V I ORE 4. Y.SErf. siitces-ois lo 'Jolev- Sieward Co. wholeanle dealers in r'oi- eignantl Doir slic Dry Goods, coiik-i ol Wa ter ,,rtl St. fi litis siieeis, .Mobile. B j. 'I tBBALi. call be loundal the a ove oue jan 15 THE LA I E ELECTION The New Vorh Courlet1 Enqui ret of the 16th iust. has some Very pertinent remarks relative to the late election, w ritten in atiawer to -nnu' commonts of the Washington Union ii pon i he defeat of their party, VVh ertrnct from ihe Courier: Th VVIiiffs have undoubtedlv, a f Union allejres, lahored tealooslt and ifi'nlivflv lo secure ihe tesul fhioh that paper deplores. Thej h;td a candidate worthy of their most ardent and untiring exertions Standing Willi them noon the eon se-rvarive platform of the Gtmstitu- iinn; holding ihe principles lor which ihMv have NtruKjled, seekinif ihe Rood of. he eouitlry by the same paths of peaee. eeicioio',', and devo tion rj ;;, i'm, ,n which they have a I wivs trotl; presenting liiins"ll ea pecially and pre-eminently its the champion of that great fundamental principle of ihe Popular Sovereignty aifainMi arhirtary and prerogative antl olfieial power, for which the whigs have always contended, no man wl laimed to he a wbitr from a love of whig principles, and who ledfs ol the delealed taction Irom marline, have reached ihe highest regarded the right of suffrnge as a HUgmenting Ihestreng h, &n& wel- 0fHcesof the State through journal power to b used for securing prin th triumph ol the Taylor Ke- n Saxony, a Lindenan; in cinles deemed essential to the ouhlic puhlican party of the Union. Prussia, a llumholdi, have been (rood, trottiti consitttently retusn to Gen Tav.ok his most zealous anil efficient support. Bill there were oilier, anil perhaps still stronger influenced, wkich aided his election. The doctrines bold I v presented by tils opponents, that the Veto power is nnitH fibsolu'e preroif a live el tiie President, to be used lit bit sovereign 'i!l against Congress, vvi hunt check or const mint of anv kind, striped from tin party its lotto; worn mask, and exposed it to the people as the SMOntll laced, hvpo critical loe of lhat which is truly Democratic in our Republican Insti tutions, They saw the hollovvness ofiis pretensions, and they scorned ihe baseness oft he pretext by which it h d so long deluded them into its support. In lieu. I wi.or lie v saw also a mm fresh from the poop of integrity so unspotted that even party malice it a reel not assail if, ol patriotism ihe mosl devoted and un selfish; holding himself aloof from the intriguesand ultraism ot'al par ties; promising u bo the President ol the whole country, knowing nei ther sections nor pari ies in his eflbrts 'o promote the general good; and i vowing, as the rent cardinal. prin ciple which should control his polit ical life, a proloun and deferential respect lor the vill of the people as embodied in the acts of their imme liate representatives in Congress, I'hey knew lhat, if elected, he would ie an Executive, and not a Dictator, o this great repjhlic They h id seen with swelling hearts, tint noble spirit he cheerful alacrity, the willing, sclftforgetting patriotism with which he had hisoffered life, his reputation, verything men hold dear, in de ence, his country's honor, when it. H id been entrusted to his hands I'hey had followed him through all his great campaign on the io Grande. and had marked, with extor edadmiration. the co ismumate pru deuce, foresight, magnanimity, and siui)le greatness ot character, moral and Intellectual, which bad distin guished every step. How could they refuse such a man 'heir Vo' OS. wh n he already had heir heartsl Part" bonds. t he selfish ope of gain, the habit of obeying nartv leaders, restranlned inanv from yielding to the impulse of their better natures, hut they could not restrain all And thousands and tens of 1 housnnds of i he I )ernocrati parly cast tfieir v tes for Zachihv Taylor, because they believed hiti In he an HllNKST Ml v. and )l true Rkpubmoan. Now the Uuio., great Iv mistakes it it supposes these men can be whistled hatk. at the will ol those who once claimed to be their masters. They avowed their conlis deuce in Gen T.wi.ott, when thev gave hint their voti ,t . 1 .1 until toar shall have been proved to be hollow and false, by his conduct, they will give blm their support. He enjoys 1 lu respect and the confidence ol the great body of the American people, I to a tar greater extent than any I other President in recen times. None distrust him at heart; none. except those whose trade is distrus'. who 'ive by defamation, and all whose hopes hfltjjf up m partlzati schemes and petty chicanery, profess distrust, now lhat he has been elec ted. The truth is. the great body of the people td all parties stard ready to sustain the Administration ahoui to come into power, to the full extent ol its deseris. Tii'-v know perfectly wtdl that governments are not oin nipo'ent, and that in t'tis constitu tional '(epublic, the powers of gov ernment are defined anil limited. The do not, therefore, look for mir acles from any change ol rulers. But they expect Honesty, Patriotism mil Prudence intake the place of 1 orrputio , oelnshness and reckless Demagnginm, in the hisjli places of national power. They expect that visdom and experience will be con A neutral Editor is not an inde-sultetlj-tbat the national policy will pendeut on.'b is nohod.tbr he not nc roaaeme upon oi tasn expe- riments: that measures which t he people have condemned will he mention eu, thai the legislation ol he country will le suited to lie viints; of the country and the spirit ol til he people: and that In-all thing good III the naPon will lake pre- ee.lenee overall party projects and sectional schemes, in guiding and hapingtha policv oi th govern "inr, fliese are leattontthle expectation: - and il le temper of the popular mind is st now eminently a reasonable temper. assion, prejudice resent ment and selrlsh hope, have little comparative influence over it, the i ...:n I.. I . t l.. I :.... wopiH wuijutige sooeriy ami jum-j Iv. whether the administration of the next lour years in et there ex-! peotations or not. And il it do s, the Union and its colabores will have j H" the.v ca" '" ke,'P BVPn ""' BDIIOHS, Tne Louisville Journal, speaking ol ihe election ol Messrs. Chandler, Brooks and Greely to Congress uses Ihe following language: wouaiuni iii i n. in, p,., M...- ; the iitllu' nee uf their labors, editors sre tlu most inadequately rewarded of all persons. '1 he pinions, on o.lnch many a heaven born congress ional genius soars up uetore tuei . , admiring gaze ol the people, are A SQUINTING .1 BY. frequently purloined from the (in Once upon a time, or to he a little gers of editors. The inspiration more particular nearly a hall con winch they give out Irom the points turv ago. (for Ihe editor of this paper of their grey goose quills, is the l't l- well remembers the lime, place and pliio well at which many a states- scene, which are firmly fixed upon man like genius drinks, before he-: his boyish reollections) there dwell lore becoming grand and admired. I in the town of in England, a re- The talilor'.-s inkstand is the true cas ma.rkahle oddity, in the person of an Italy of political orators, and, hut for it, many ot them would sink beneatn the weight of their own stupidity, who are now strut tug inaguitic ntiy before tin: country' radiant WltU i he plumage plundered from i ditors. Our Orel urea are a long suii'ering raoe, and tlo not olleu c, uiplaiu Ol tiie petit larcenies practised on their brains. The) are satislied with ru ling ihe mind of the nation, even though tins their prerogative is not generally acknowledged. Tuey are uie power behind the turone greater tlian tue inroiie. itself, i'lu-y are the magicians that pull the wires ol States and your politicians lor ttie Itlust art; lac pulpcts wuodauce upon ihetn. I ms i.ucuoc. u u prog tny get along very well although lliey are lai tiered by aspirants lor the most sweet voices ol tiie people, who too frequently serve them as Sheridan declared gipsies served stolen brats, n.unels defile them, dress tbein 111 rags, and then pass thein oil' as their undoubted ottipring, lioiumeilting upon this statement the Itumirioiitl Vuiu- sav's: "Our own observaliou fully ion linns us in the opinion that not a j word is spoken amiss in the above n.nufHni, 'i':. ,lit,.e til' iIih n .no. ' -s' "-I'.i. 1 tit. " - try are the men. who. in nine cases out ofte take the orators. I'he 1 ... . . , .. tliia fact for jiving ouoown4briifedi- 1 1 1 1 t-oi iai unii'nr w iinvo oeeo uonoi ' u hv the-apprqpriation ol the fruits of of our own reasearoh by the bel- weather of the political flock, who would have disdained to acknowl- ,.,t their i,ii r..i(1s t,. a "mHie Editor Also upon this subject the Co! urn bla (S. C) Telegraph says. In this country the dignity of tin Editorial vocation is not fully appre- 1 rn, .'.,.. ..,.s,.s" i tin. .1 1..... r .1 1. ......... lirsi inner, iiihim m tot; uutittuurai- . t . . . . . of the Prei duoation, acquirements, to do more ss are men i.,t,M...I lie than follow in the wake of public t i,,r,.,..l . f oin.o.. rlirhtlv ,.' ,r-en. itor to oct. os ihe mere echoes ol' some little great, man to whom they fort.' The ling for "aid and com- "independence of the 11 : it ..1 t-o .... t ress is 'i h-ij aiinii.tin u 1 it.-. ' nunttr hut with ihe inoss .tinfortu- 1 1 . ... . . natelv 1 Iia 1 m . . it. o 1 , . re ores .1 , . linn- mm.... .t... Uf..'.. 1 nil lis than to their bold enunclaMon In no country in the. wor 1,1 th Ill 13 ll.n Press more pari v -ridden, and 1 dit 1.1 J 1 ii,t ti. 01s nniii- vaiii.iviu niiu luiliuit u o." atteranos of facts wuiuh may he un palatable to the prejudices of their readers, than in this Rebublican laud of ours. A really independent Press, has lo SlioOUUler n perpetual running (ire,in the front and m the rear," us we l as n mopping uisuniiie small arms from angry subscribers who "stop thc paper" because it tell, ti . .i .1: ...1 1 speeches ot the latter are, in most hip m un u instances, nothing m re than a 'hat only nine juror c mid sit corn hash of the idea- of the former. frtiblyniha box! Altera great vVe can add ourowu testimony to of sweating, sqnezing ami le truth, while ihe partisan press gives them "a: expurgated edition, revised and cor Lected. hns opinions, autl acts only ihe part of a weathercock-he nay make ins papt r popular, om e.ninoi De in fluential. These are ihe three great classes inl.) which Rdilots tnav he divided! .i i andtbe indefrtndeiil ones few and U. heUveen. catcli most ,.l the l.-i,..s j circulation, while their eolempo. ,...! ,., ,i, p,,,,,,,,, smm ii.;.. f. 0,. Imp,, js gradually inc. easing in n urn hers antl sfrenirtli. and s troin. nlt Hefiessions everv duv from nr. i1ZHns who are sick ol sh'uffllntf the ilh-tv cards olaved I t the nartv vvn" regard this as a good omen fo the country, In France, says a London Rundnv . ' per , the editor ol a newspaper is a power recognized and nonoreti it the highest circles of society: in Eniflanil, he is scarct ly known he vond the range ol h,s offlee. In Prance, men like Guizot, Thiers. La. made tirinie ministers But in Rnor.. land, says the same paper, the acci Lent f b(rtn ,. h p09eiPSKjon 0f wealth, alone insure promo ion. At homei the Press now has some able representatives in Congress. (tn(, ,.,),, ,.,., stock -eeins to In- I Ming rapidly al the North I hey are the real operatives in politics, ai d should he permitted a' least to enjoy a share : of ils honors and emoluments. attorney at law, who, alt hough not fair to look upon lor he was, m truth, one of the homeliest specimens ol humanity ever beheld by mortal man, was withal a prison of sound judgment, great benevolence, vartet learning, n poet, a painter, and ; wit oi no nt"an order. Ii so h tpoened ill tt. tin oresaiti q, was genticmn n. l. anpointed High .Shertli it ihe town lie was a man of lol'l Ulte and heart, as many a poor tail a kind prisoner could testify, who partook of the good cheer with which th" prsoners wore I Chr.stmas and terally supplieu al oilier well known estiva Is, Irom Me private purse ol ihe High Sheriff It was, of cour.te, the duty of the HighShariff tosumm in a Grand and Petit Jury, to attend at 'he Quarter essions, of which the Recorder. Mayor a nd Md irmen of the borough co nposed the C iurt. In ih 1 per- ' form tnee of his ol ii -ill duly 111 a 111- ! moning the Petit Ju v, 0.11 High li trill indulged in some ol th" stran- itest and drollest Ireaks lhat liavi lhat probably ever bi heardol in anv other town or country, lathe first plaoe, he summoned for the October I nourt. a iurv consisting oftwdvo ol I' .' J ' . . the fittest m 'ii In mi l find in the borough, and wlr they came to . ... 1. .... U.. it .mull soold'ng, the pannel wis ineraii 1. 1111:11 ..I 10 0 ie ns. anil w t-n si-.i- ., '" bV oreseuled to the eye ol the court, the barristers, and auilience, "tne tigntesi ntotajmy .ever seen in anv "... erally. they bee une, much to the amusement of robed advocate the court a 1, 'a p icked id It! jury.' j and no mistake. For the January term, our fac lions nistn ouerm yn i-n, - .aid. of some hint from the Recorder that here snouiu oe no more tat ---- -- ........ ..1 'i . ..'.I I , 1,1s colli.) I I.l . 1 1 it i- siioio. - " ' went lnto PPosite extreme. summon.',, , w "lid tulles' men Ii ve ol le.iuesi 11, en lie OOUKl nnu m 1 n1' . .... 1 .. .1. borough ami when they to,. their seats ia the box, it appeared com parative. eu pt.y-n.ri.: ... ..... room ugh for twelve more ol ihi same so I aim iiuneiiBiuna I1 or the A pi April term of the court. 1..1..W.1...11V liioteinn:. i-v sinnmon. "'l' " " '" ' ' j 1, III!', consisting ot I we Ive barbers! ".. , , now it so nappencu u.a,. tatter were tne vorv p-1u4.1i'.-. . , 1 , tlresseu Hie uecoite-i .in.. M '.ft. ....... M leis wigs, am some ol Hie latter. . , , irrivina lale at the bar, h ul to ap- M that mornins in court, wnh their wigs undressed or half dressed so as to out a verv ridiculous figure, amidst the smiles and hall suppress ed laughter of the'hystaiulers. The High Sheriff enjoyed the fun amaz- -. , . , I. .1 .1 .. I ., .1 ..a ItlSIV, 1)111 lOOKt'll -grav.- .. ".I"" , , i .,..; il, ; while he tried to keep silence in the court room. t',e truth and the w But ili.' crowning joke of this wag- UUMEMBEB PLAQUEMINES! gish functionary occurred at the n 1844 the country was astonish summoning ol Ins fourth and last L, by intelligence that the parish of Jury at the Summer Sessions in July. pi;,-,l,,.li,l,.s. vig ftt the mouth of For that tern, ofthecourt. the High ,1,,. Mississippi, had given nearly Sheriff not having ihe er o the oi! THOUSAND majority lor .Mr. Polk, Recorder, the Mayor a' Alder- Hm thus carried the Vole of l.ouisi- men before his eyes, actually sum- .,.-, ngainst Mr. Ci.av. As it was moned a squinting jury! twelve as well know,, that this parish never queer looking bipeds ns ever look had given and could bearly give Ave their seals In a jury box -a jury hundred legal voles, all told. surp. .hat was probably more looked at. rise and anxiety were naturally ei and laugoed hM !.., any of .he ap. ,., ,,. nndon inquiry. it was found pointed twelve that ever were sworn ., Bteamboat had be, n chart-red owell, and truly try and i rue de. , ,.w Orleans anil I aded down liveranee make between iheir Sov- by the vagrants and loafers who bad erelgll Lord Ihe Kmg. and ihe pris- L0 rig! to vote there, by whom and oner at the bur. their backers the Plaquemines polls Lui the scone was so irresistabli were early surrounded. The lew droll, that the learned Recorder Whigs who attempted to oppose oou!d I not main ain his gravity.- ,his vii: ,,nv were beaten off the Ihe Mayor and Alder.ne.n followed ground. & the illegal Ueofoco votes suit. The barrister- laughed while p,mrf,( iM by the nBftl, nnf., thc hi ir wigs became ha d and powder- conspirators had polled as many as less; na v. even the poor prisoners m ,,..v dPKfred. The total vote of the dock. wh.. were t he put upon Plaquemines, at the most im 'tant their trial, and some ol them under- elections was ,,s follows: go transportation, could not retrain H42, lsn 4i j s 17. isis from joi ning in 'he general cachm gpo 070 1,044 53s '(;! r)i5 atinnsl And when (he learned e. The total vole this year, it will bo corder commanded the High Sheriff ,.,.. is 615, and. both parties have lo bring the court room to order, and ,!,,,. ,i,ril. .st rpilP Locofoeo ma intimated, with a hall suppressed jorifv is 195i 1 ;i yoteand laugn, that the latter ought to !" majority been returned in !8I4,Mr. ashamed of himself for summoning Clav would have had the electoral such a jury, ih- drollery of this eotirl vote 0f the state hv 70 majority, scene was heightened considerably rjvj 'y Tribune by the quick ready ant! sonorous re, v(, Whig ctt,;dijtt'tP) and no'seri. IUII se til I lie 1 1 : o 11 .-v 1 el l 11 , ll". liniiv ing at 1 he squii ting jury, exclaimed "All good and lawlul men, your Anedilor once said to a fi 1 1 0 v. Honor,'' who was making ii a pinctioe of But our humorous functionary has loafing in his office every day "1 long since ''shuffled oil' his mortal wish you would do us my lire is coil." doing." "Where be your gibes now? your "How is that?' asked the loafer, gambols? your soegs I your flashy of " Why. sir, it is going out " replied merrimen' thai were won't to set the editor, the table in roar? quite chapfallen, The bore lookup his hat and sud Washington News. denly vanished without s tying ano- I her wo 1 d Probably the "tallest" .specimen . of telegraph poles is to he .-t i n A good Toast, The Temperance where House's Philadelphia line Army- ihe onlj army ever known crosses ihe Hudson river. On tin- where each Volunteer is a rtL'n'nr, New York side a single pole has and every private nn orderly, May been 1 reeled, the peak of which is ii soon become the "army ofoccupa-con-iderabl) high -r than ihr cross tion" throughout the world. on 1 rintty cnurcn steepie, 11 isover four hundred feet above the surface I of the river. ( )a the Jet sev shore ihe note is ere el ed nil the onllisndns elt ! " ' -- I ' hy Fort Loe. and ils peak is about 1 1 1 1 nr. .. ..1....... ,1 .in i- , 1 , .lo in nv or o 1 aro me." who ivss the river. Ihe distance lielween . ,. , , 1 .1 1 1 , 11 long t iS'ingUlshet as a so d iff an ite -two poles is :il, 011I one liiile. and " , . , , " w,u" in , ..11 BgriCU ItUrist, and Po It iciall of the two steel wires aro suspended across . . , , . probably the mostsuccessful achieve. s, 1 '' I?3-twice a senntoj in m -nt ol the kind in the world. -.V. Volumious writer o 0 Iree government, free trade, and good farming. The fact of the con As Editor's Lice A U rn's Lira accounts for a good many Of al' the lives ever lived hv m.r- things in General Taylor's character' 'al man thai of an Editor is ihe and as-, ires,,,., thai ihe General is most uncomfortable! lie is expected not n man to betaken in by any to know everv thing he is required hody to tell every thing and the indolent r,,,, but (loon. -Dan MiIrldT tells who will not read, go lo him for the following story about n Yankee the news' as regularly as I bey go to wht.losl his v.dlow titer pp-ac!,- the-r meals Even in advance ol an -n WOod cboi r bv the wayside, occurrence, they demand olhimmde. ,;. v..,,i(.,. accosted h in:, tail what will come to pass! As lo "Mister, have you seen a yaller subsistence, they praise him to the (- ., along' here, about a year skies, or promise him money and VPfir an d a halt, ortwo yeors old provisions, at mi distant day. and in- ' "Yes," replied the chopper sup. lend him 10 live on these posin the Yankee, was quizzing him. Young mm. if this brief article ..y0s. I saw a yaller dog going along meets your eye do nol become the ,,.,. ni)oU, a year V(..n. all, nRjf . E liter of a newspaper, if you have ,H.I( Vl. ,.s (1f, anoa, nn 10Ur not chosen a prof, ssion Rarherthan ,0ur and a half, ortwo hours ago do so. hag clean out stables-work ana you'll find him about a mile" a 1 in gardens-keep ledums attend a half or two miles ahead, sawmill take in washing take up wjth a fail aboul nn inch.au inch a country school ell rags black .,,i ., i, ,r ... .,, innu i,,,, boots about a decent tavern carry a horsestnail from one vill ige to another set up a rop'W.'llk--do I iiiiv thlnr rather th in buco-ne Ihe editor of a newspaper And bear it in mind, that this advice is Irom one 1 who has had ten years, experlmoe in lha editorial life Jonesboro Whig. Parasitbs or t tati vr Mrs. Xa- turn descends down to infinite small- t o the twenty-fourth chapter ol' m-ss. Great men have their paras Deuteronomy and the fifh verse, sitesi and if you take a large buzzing We trust that ihe "ecretary, who bluebottle fly. and look at it in a mi- is distinguished for his ga latitiy croscope,you mny set twenty or thir- and goodnature, tnokthe hint, in tv little ugly in-ee's crawling ah iu' goot! part, and complied in this c.ise it, which doubtless, think their (ly lo with this reasonable provision in the be the bluest, grandest merriest mosi lawsol ih Hebrews. Boston Jour- Important animal in the universe; nal. and are convinced ihe wo: 1 1 would 1 fhe following is the taxt refered to heat an end (fit ceased to buz. "When a man hath taken a new Sydney Smith. wile, he s! ;. not go nut to war, neither shall he be charged with any Our last yairs Cotton Crop was business, but he shall he free at estimated to be worth 176,000.000. home one year, and shall cheer up The lahor necessary to work up his wife which he hath taken,1, this mass of raw material would cost over $150,000,000. Ifthislabor AhciehT DaHUA. in the navels ot was perform 'd in this country, it &ord Lindsey, it is stated that dur would add 1150.000.000 to the nati. 'g his wanderings in Egypt, he rtls- ...... i i.i. ii. t..uufntni- ihin t.lli. I, tlitllll. O'O unv"."s.ii..ni ..j' it is better to h ive ihe work done in England, and flve-sixtbs ol it is. The laborers in Europe receive 1125 IHJ0.000 of this sum. and thus, i i this country tl25.l)0d,0t)0. Can that system be wise v Inch encour ag.-s foreign and discourages home labor! Albany Journal. 011s contest. Ti,- Washing! 10 Journal oi' ( ' 'lit of nmerce snvs; was never iwnro until lo tlav.thst I .1 I ' ., . r " . I:, 19 "" 0W" "oa,s'.n 01 in.- 11:4101a . . in a nn no nie an. 'Hoi 1 on! that'll do. stran terl oaN kilate you tne into me aboul a leet. a feet and a half or PtiRii.trs two feet! A Deucate Hit. The Seeretas ry ol ihe Navy not long since ro ceived a letter, neatly directed in a Lady'ik hand writing which enclosed !'"' announcement cut from a news. papt7. of the marriage of a young officer In the Navy and a reference covered a a mummy wnicn i ne niei-o , . glyphios Itisorihed upon it proved to be al. least 'Jilllll year oi i; aim in oi a of its Closed halt Is was found a tube tins or bulbous root. This root he planted in a sunny soil, and after a le w weeks had elapsed, it grew and eventually blossomed into a beautiful dahlia.