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WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 24, 1854. Lmber Seizures. The Timber Agent owes it to himself, and to the publio of Minnesota, to vindicate his repu tation, as a man and an officer, farther from the charges brought against him recently, than by the mere publication of personal denials of all that has been charged. We say this in all kind ness toward the Timber Agent, who, we know has been trying to deal out justice to both Lum bermen and Government, at least since the ar rangement made here a few weeks since ; and we now also have every reason to believe he was aiming at that end all the while. The reasou we open this question again, is because the papers below, particularly the Democratic papers in Galena and Dubuque— reiterate the charges that contributions were levied by men on board the Berlin, during her cruise as an employee of Capt. Estes, and by persons professing to be in his employ at towns and places along shore. A paragraph which we published yesterday from the Galena Jefferson ian shows that editors below are still positive the first charges were made upon good ground. We have also in our possession an authenticat ed copy of a receipt given by one of these un derstrappers to au owner of St. Croix lumber, for tribute paid by said owner. Now, it these men have acted without the Timber Agent's authority, as he asserts they have, we repent it is a duty to himself, and to all concerned, to have these assumers of legal authority brought to justice, and that speedily. Latest (rent Washington. Washington', May 15. Senate.— Mr. Ward presented several peti tions against the Nebraska bill. A motion to recommit the report of the Com mittee of last session on the subject of securing religious freedom for American citizens in for eign countries, was taken up. Mr. Cass made a long speech, chiefly in reply to a letter written some time ago, by Bishop Hughes, of New York, on the subject, defending the Tuscan government in its treatment of the Madai family. Hocsk. —Mr. Richardson withdrew hisdemand for the previous question on the resolution he offered last Thursday, in regard to closing the debate on the Nebraska bill, and offered a sub stitute for the resolution, extending the debate until Friday, at noon, and demanded the pre vious question. Mr. Washburn of Maine, moved to lay the re solution on the table. Mr. Sage demanded the yeas and nnys. Mr. Giddings moved to suspend the rules for the purpose of introducing a bill to repeal all parts of the law of the United States, which au thorizes coastwise slave trade. Mr. Clingman objected. Mr. Campbell moved a call of the House. Mr. Dickenson vainly attempted to introduce a resolution to the effect that every bill on the calendar of the Committee of the Whole, which was not aside last Monday, shall be restored to its appropriate place. The call of the House was not sustained. Mr. Richardson asked leave to offer a resolu tion to terminate the debate on the Nebraska bill next Saturday, and that the l'acific Rail way bill be postponed until the 24tb. Much consternation was manifest at this. Mr. Sage objected. Mr. Richardson moved to suspend the rules, which was carried—yeas 138, nays 6(i. Mr. Richardson then moved the previous question on his resolution. Mr. Hunt—l wish to propose one amendment as to time, which will make the resolution more acceptable to the opponents of the bill. Mr. Sage moved that the resolution be laid on the table. Mr. Hunt rose again to make a proposition. Mr. Craig objected, amid cries of hear him. Mr. Hunt said the gentleman compelled him to take ground he otherwise would not take. (The remainder of the sentence was lost in deaf ening cries of order.) Mr. Craig said the gentleman was a faction ist. (Loud cries of order.) Before the result was announced on Mr. Sage's motion, Mr. Hunt said if the gentleman from North Carolina calls me a factionist, he states what is falsa. Mr. Craig said he would call the gentleman to order as soon as any one else. Mr. Hunt.—lf the gentleman calls me a fuc tiouist, he Btates what is false before God and the country. (Deafening cries of order, during which the Sergeant-at-Arms rushed to preserve the peace.) The result on the motion to lay the resolu tion on the table was announced—yeas 56, nays 134. [Cries of question was then raised long and loud, and which caused them in the lobbies to rush in, expecting a fight was progressing.] Calls of the House and motions to adjourn were submitted, amid great confusion, and strong effects to stave off the main question. Mr. Richardson's resolution was put, veas 127, nays 62. Mr. Washburn (Me.) moved to lay the reso lution on the table. The Speaker decided the motion out of order. After calling the yeas and nays until 5 o'clock. Mr. Stuart, of Ohio, having called for the first part of Mr. Richardson's resolution, proposing to close the debate on Saturday, at noon, it was carried—yeas 114, nays 59. The remainder of the resolution was then adopted, postponing the Pacific Railway bill— yeas 123, nays 53. The House then adjourned. [The Democratic members held a caucus be fore the meeting of the House this morning, and it is generally supposed, arranged the pro gramme which so well succeeded to-day.] Washington. May 16. In the Senate this morning, Mr. Mallory de clared that recent acts x>f Cuban authorities clearly Bhows a design to throw Cuba into the hands of the African population. Mr. M. called the attention of the Senate to quotations made yesterday by Mr. Badger from the Shepherd of the \ alley. Mr. M. denied that the paper was the organ of the Catholics. The vetoed Insane Land Bill was taken up, but no speaking. The House, yesterday, on motion of Mr. Rich ardson. agreed to close debate on the Nebraska bill next Saturday, and to postpone the Pacific Railroad Bill, which was made the order for Tuesday, the 23d. Prom Thompson's Bank Nott Reporter, May 13. The financial barometer has pointed towards “ fair weather'' for a day or two past. Several bright streaks of sunshine have appeared thro' the clouds that have bung over Wall street so long, and there are evident signs of a partial clearing up, if not a permanent one. The re turns show an advance in the deposits, specie, loans, and circulation, of nearly half a million in each item. Two California steamers have arrived, bringing two millions and a half in gold dust, and more encouraging news from the mmmg interests. We noticed that several of our friends, who are inveterate croakers, came down this morning with w hite hats and sum crayata on, and without umbrellas. De cidedly the times are getting brighter. Sum. Not* Liw.-The Ohio Legislature P. M8 ® d » b,n ‘ he 2-th ult., prohibiting the circulation of foreign bank notes under the de nomination of $lO. The Louisville Journal, of the 9th says of the weather and crops South: “Our Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia ex changes all speak of the great damage done to the growing~crops of cotton and corn by the late frosts. Some arc of the opinion that the damage is so great that the price of cotton ought to be advanced one cent per pound. It has been more severe in North Alabama than any other region.” Five boats were at the lower landing yesterday forenoon, which we believe Is a lar cr number than have previously appeared thereat at one time. Three bad their shingles up for the Minnesota. jjs&- Capt. Maxwell, formerly of the Tiger, one of the pioneers in Minnesota river naviga tion, takes command of the Black Haw k under her new proprietorship. TUK East Groping in Darkxkss.— We do not, as yet. receive any daily exchange from Buffa lo, but it is to be trusted the cdtiors of that be nighted city will feel it to their advantage to send out this way for light. Mr. Ward, late of Buffalo, already a regular go-a-heud Minnesota Westerner, although only here some ten days, verv kindly supplied us with two or three of the Buffalo Dailies every time the mail arrives. Mr. W. is a railroad man —connected at this time with Capt. George in railroad matters up town; and he with many others from that section of the country, is very much astonished thut a railroad newspaper, published in the very centre of a great railroad comuiinuuity, should be guilty of manifesting so much aston ishment at seeing a daily paper from St. I’uul as is expressed in the following, from the Ex press of the 12th: ‘•lt seems strange to think of a daily way up at St. Paul, but such accident w ill happen in the best famlies. We hope the daily will be a daily source of gratification and reward to its enterpprising proprietors.” This astonishing effort, gentleman of the Express, returns, after a long trip to St. Paul by Mr. Campbell's slow line, to meet you, face to face, in the third daily which was establish ed in our young city. The fourth one lias since made its appearance; and even in that extreme case of prolific birth, we are happy to inform the Express that “the mother and child are doing well.” The Sangamon arrived from above last evening. She ascended the Minnesota to a point three miles below Eureka, where the wa ter became rather slight. She lauded her freight of grain destined for Fort Ridgley and returned. 7MJ- New machinery for Messrs. Spencer A Wilson's I’laining and Sash manufactory arriv ed on Monday by the War Eagle. This estab lishment will soon be able to greatly increase its business facilities. Wise Beyond their Day. —The Galena Ad vertiser folks, in their issue of Saturday, again conclude that the Minnesota Railroad Grant is dead in Congress the present session. The fact is, the Advertiser has not kept correct track of the bill at all. It pronounced our railroad dead for the session when it first met with a mishap in March lust, but after a while that generally reliable sheet found out the measure was only taking a refreshing slumber, to awake with renewed strength and vigor. After the “great eclipse” is through with, next Friday, we hope the Advertiser's optics, touching our railroad prospects will improve. It must now certainly be looking at these matters, and the proceedings in Congress upon them through that piece of smoked tin, which the Democrat suggested for the use of sun-gazers on Friday— practising upon our railroad bill in order to get the right focal bearing upon the eclipse. Rock Island Railroad. —Hass, Borup A Co. have now their full arrangements made by which they can ticket passengers through to the East by the Rock Island Railroad. The rise of water enables the boats below Galena to make the regular connections, as originally contem plated, with the Galena and Minnesota packets. Tickets over the Rock Island road can be had, also, at the offico of Mr. J. M. Lamb, Third street, between Roberts and Minnesota, next door above R. Marvin's, whose .'ale of the same is under the direction of Messrs. Bass. Borup A Co. Cattle in New England. —The Boston Cou rier remarks that—“ Beef cattle are held at such exorbitant fancy prices by the graziers that drovers can hardly pay their way to buy—that is in the New England States. We must soon look to the West for our principal supplies of beef cattle. Many of our most enterprising drovers have within a few months retired from the business, on account of the scaicity and high prices of cattle.” Another Indian Murder. —The Cliippcwas appear determined this spring, not only to ba lance the scalp account with their hereditary enemies, but to cut a few extra notches on the credit side of the tally-stick. Several Sioux scalps have been taken by the Cliippcwas, along the waters of the Upper Minnesota, during the spring. Mr. Goodrich, who came down from Mankato yesterday, informs us that another murder occurred at Swan Lake, about 15 miles above Traverse des Sioux, on Tuesday last. It appears that a house on the bank of the lake was occupied by some Frenchmen, one of whom was married to a Sioux squaw. On that day a brother of this woman was there on a visit, and whilst sitting in the door conversing with the inmates of the house, a ball from a Chippewa pierced his heart. In another instant, and be fore the terror-stricken spectators could r co ver themselves, the victim's scalp was torn from his head, and the murderer, yelling the exulting death-whoop, disappeared in the fo rest.—Democrat, last evening. It is stated that hydrophobia is produc ing more panic in Boston and vicinity than ev er did the small-pox or cholera, and not with out some reason. Scarcely a day passes but what some one is bitten by a mad dog, and cases of death from this cause have been fre quent. Many who have been bitt-n are living in constant fear of an awful death; and there are few who do not wish death to the w hole canine race. The manufacturers of whiskey in Ohio, with some from Kentucky and Indiana, had a meet ing at Cincinnati last week. Twenty-three es tablishments were represented, which consume 14,058 bushels of corn and other grain daily, or over four millions a year. The Cincinnati' Ga zette says:—The whole number of distilleries which send their whiskey to this market for sale is aliout thirty, and the whole consume at least five millions bushels of grain annually. Large quantities of hops are also used in the manufacture. These establishments also feed upwards of 100,000 hogs. One establishment, David Gilson s, at New Richmond, twenty miles up the river, consumes 1440 bushels of grain a day, and employs upwards of fifty coopers in making barrels. The twenty-three establish ments manufacture upwards of twelve millions or gallons °f w hiskey annually, all of which is so a in this city, and from hence it is shipped to all parts of the United States.” The crop of sugar of the State of Louis-1 iana, for the year 1853, was 449,324 bbds. Arrival W the Atlantic. The Steamer Atlantic arrived at New York on the 13th inst. bringing news from all parts of Europe, three days later than by previous arrivals. A dreadful catastrophe occurred in the En glish channel. On the 28th the American parque Vesper came in collision with the Bremen barque Fa vorite for Baltimore with 180 passengers. The latter was struck on the starboard, cut down to the waters edge and foremast carried away.— The Captain, mate, and four seamen got on board the Vesper, the remainder of the crew are thought to have taken to the boats, but have not been heard of. i At daybreak nothing was seen of the barque 1 which undoubtedly sunk with all on board.— The Vesper was slightly damaged. I An account of the bombardment of Odessa is officially promulgated at Vienna w hence it j had been telegraphed to France and England. It seems but half measure after all, but perhaps , the accounts to arrive by mail may shoiy it in in a more satisfactory light. On the ltith ult. the British steamer Furious 1 was sent with a Hag of truce to Odessa to bring I off the British Ex-Consul and some 70 -British subjects. The Russians refused to allow the steamer to enter the harbor, and ou her persist ! ing fired six or seven shots from the batteries, and sent out ships to chase her. On the 23d nine steamers of the allied fleet took up a position before the ports that com mand the harbor, and commenced throwing bombshells and rockets upon the forts and city. One statement says the bombardment was over j in two hours; another that it continued inces santly for ton hours, aud only ceased with the night. The Russian Telegraphic account is insuffi cient. It is as follows : The English and French Admirals demanded the surrender of the Russians ships in the ports of Odessa, and attempted to land 13.000 men failed. This be j ing refused, the bombardment commenced from | eighteen ships. A small part of the city was destroved. The Russians arc making great preparations to attack Silestria. The British fleet had been further reinforced, and was awaiting the arrival of the French Squadron. Until the arrival of the latter, the British fleet will cruise oft' the coast of Fin land. On the 31st nintccn British ships anchored before .Stockholm. Napier arrived on the 24th. and on the 25th had an audience with King Oscar. The evacuation of Wallachia by the Russians is complete, and was skillfuly performed. The important post of Sillistra is closely in vested, but a telegraphic dispatch, dated the 26th, says that up to that date it had suffered no damage. Accounts from Buacharest, April 10th, sav it had been hard pressed since the 14th, and would have fallen but for the determined valor of its defenders, who expressed themselves able to hold out till aid should arrive. The Russians, on the contrary, expect to rcduct it in a few days. Mustapha racha has a stiong garrison, but is said to be neither well supplied with victuals nor ammunition. The ford is in the possession of the Russians, as are also the intrenchments at the junction of the Ilriessara —the Turks having retired within their defenc es. The Russians were expected to assault on the Ist of May with 30,000 men. They have erected 17 heavy batteries, under cover of which they will advance to the attack. The passage of the Olcnetza is expected at the same time. Notwithstanding all these for midable statements, we must not forget that Silistria is too strong a position to be carried without a desperate and perhaps a prolonged struggle. For the Minncgotlan. Messrs. Editors :—Public Baths are becom ing actually necessary in St. Paul. Is there no one to found such an establishment? Now is the time to set about it. In a good central sit uation (say in the vicinity of the Post Office,) Public Baths would be a source of great com fort to us all, and pour a pile of “placer chips’- into the proprietor's pocket. Very little time, trouble or expense would be needed for the building, and our noble river would gladly give her gratuitous aid. “ Public Batiis ! Hot, cold, tepid and show er Baths, at all hours, street, St. Paul, Who among our worthy citizens will fill the blank ? Assure him, Messrs. Editors, wc will hail him as a public benefactor. Yours, Ac., Aqua. Our correspondent says truly, such an estab lishment is greatly needed here, not only for home consumption,” but tor the wearied and dust-covcred stranger who arrives among ns with soiled skin and enervated muscles. Who will start a Bath House?— [Eds. Minn. We call attention to the card of Messrs. Bristol A Whecloek. Both these gentlemen are well acquainted in Minnesota, and well adapted to the business they engage in. They have the full confidence of all their numerous acquaint ances. The recent exciting contest which oc curred in the House of Representatives at Washington, on the Nebraska bill, continued for thirty-six hours without intermission, dur ing which time the votes on yeas and nays were taken one hundred times. Every Man's Right.— The Rev. William A. Stearns, a Massachusetts clergyman, gave an able discourse on the late Fast Day in that State, upon the subject of “ slavery,— its present as pects and relations.” In it we find the follow ing sentiment: “If any standing on the high places of the nation for a time make bold to ask me why such as 1 dare to express an opinion on public affairs —I answer, first, because I am a man, and hon orable senators arc no more; second, because I am an American, and would not have my rulers by ambitious compliances, become less": third, because I am a minister of Christ, and while I pay my tax?s as a citizen, and enjoy no more immunities than others, I have as much right to petition to Congress on subjects con nected with my professional interests as the iron men, or the coal men, or the merchants, have to petition Congress on subjects connected with their employment.” Definition of a Gentleman.— The late and lamented Judge Talfourd, in the case of Wag vs. Kelson, tried at the Bristol, England, As sizes, shortly before his sudden death, thus de fined the character of a gentleman : “The evidence proved that the defendent, while in the theatre, had said to the plaintiff. Do not speak to me, I am a gentleman and you arc a tradesman.” “Gentleman," said the learned Judge, “is a term which does not ap ply 10 my station, but to the mind and feelings ot every station. The man of rank who deports him sell with dignity and candor, and the trad esman who discharges the duties of lire with Donor and integrity, arc alike entitled to it: nay the humblest artizen, who fulfils the ob ligations cast upon him with virtue and honor, ent,tle< l to the name of gentleman than 1 the man who could indulge in offensive and ri- \ bald remarks, however exalted his station.” 1 Anti-Liqi or Law Sustained in Mississippi.— A Mr. Watts opened a grog-shop recently in Regmond, Mississippi. He was brought before a magistrate who committed him in default of bail for his appearance at the Circuit Court. His counsel had him brought before the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals by writ of hea beas corpus, who sustained the constitutionali ty of the law and the action of the magistrate. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 25, 1854 Pardon of Monroe There is considerable feeling in tow n against Gov. Gorman and Secretary Rosser, owing to the pardon by the Governor of Louis Monroe, a colored man. who was convicted at the last term of our District Court, of assault with in tent to kill. Mr. Rosser was his counsel at the trial, and has since labored zealously to have his sentence lightened or a pardon granted. On Monday last, Mr. Rosser circulated a peti- ( tion praying for the pardon, accompanied by a statement signed by Judge Sherburne, aud thus ' procured the signatures thereto of many citi-: zens of St. Paul. The ground upon which most \ persons, so far as we can learu, signed the peti tion, was, that the statement of Judge Sher burne, before whom the case was tried, assumed that, in the Judge's opinion, the evidence ad duced upon the trial did not go to show clearly that Monroe was guilty of any greater offence than a simple assault —that the intention to kill was not clearly established. Upon fhe strength of this written statement by the Judge j —an officer in whom general confidence is re posed by our citizens —the editor who pens' this article signed the petition, as did also, lie is fully persuaded, a great many others, who' would not otherwise have done such an act,! even to shield Gov. Gorman himself from the Penitentiary, had he been found guilty of a! similar offence by a jury of his countrymen. The case stands simply thus: A jury found Monroe guilty of a felony, which is a Peniten tiary offence under our laws; the Judge before whom the trial took place makes a written statement, to be show n to the public, that the tes timony, in his opinion, only carried legal weight to the extent of convicting the man of a misde meanor, the penalty of w hich is simple fine and short imprisonment in the county jail. Now, when a question of this kind arises in these days of uncertain justice at the hands of petit juries, sensible and straight-forward men! are very apt to prefer and act upon the opinion 1 of the Judge—if they have confidence in his in- • tegrity—rather than upon that of the jury.! This principle was practically applied by those ! who signed the petition to pardon Monroe—at least it was in our case as well as some others wc could name. If the result has been extra- \ judicially brought about; if collusion and “skullduggery ’have been practised over at the capitol between executive and judicial officers j --as is freely charged about the streets—and - innocent and justice-loving citizens have been 1 made cat s-paws to shield Gov. Gorman from the odium of turning loose upon the community i a justly condemned culprit, in order to do a personal favor for a friend and brother officer, let the whole affair be enquired into and the 1 facts all brought to light. Wc will promise, should facts turn out differently from what we supposed them at the time we signed the peti tion, that the doing of that act will be regarded as in no wise binding upon us to remain silent un der a conviction that wronghas been done the community. We respectfully call for the pub lication of the statement of Judge Sherburne, | which Mr. Rosser exhibited while procuring signatures to the petition for pardon. The Times brought this matter before the public yesterday morning, at which time we had not learned of the pardon of Monroe. ,?©"■ The new partner in the Minnesotian, whose connexion with the establishment was announced in Monday's daily, takes the pres ent occasion to say to the people of. Minnesota, that lie comes to this country to earn a liveli hood for himself and family.and to make a home and a permanent residence among them. This he does not expect to find without personal ef fort. The most he hoped to do in coming to the territory was to find a better field, a health ier and more uniform climate in which to la bor in some respectable and useful pursuit. He was prepared to find, and to put up with, some disadvantages, and if need be depriva tions. such asjare sure to lie experienced in a newly settled country. He finds, however, more of the comforts, aud less of deprivations, than might reasonably have been anticipated. Society generally, is excellent,there isawholc- some state of public morals, good schools, . and much of kindness and liberality among I the people, who arc equally characterised for i public spirit and active enterprise. The soil is rich, deep and productive, the climate salub ; rious and delightful, eminently suited to our ! Northern people. The country is well water ed by rivers, lakes, and springs, the principal I rivers being navigable through the very heart of the Territory, by large and splendid steam ers,which are under the command of as able and accommodating gentlemen, as ever trod the deck of our Eastern steamers. Thus, the reader will see. that wc come ex pecting to better our condition, and from our own showing, if we fail to do so, the fault will not be in the country so much as in ourselves, or in bad fortune. We havc'fixed upon St. I’aul as our place of residence, where we hope by in dustry and prompt attention to business, to be able to make a permanent abode. One word to our Eastern friends. We shall take particular pains to keep them posted up upon the local news of the East, and to supply them with such information as shall be of ser vice to them concerning this country. Wc shall have a general supply of Eastern papers, from which to extract the news in that quarter and the papers will be preserved in the office for the perusal of any who may desire to ex amine them. We hope at toast, to receive the calls of all ol the Maine Boys, whenever they arc in the city. Another fatal railroad collision occurr ed on Saturday, on the Hudson River Railroad, the Troy express train overtaking and running into the Greenbush train which had started a few minutes before the Troy train. The Green bush passenger car was completely shattered, and many of the passengers injured. An express train ou the Michigan South ern Railroad, ran over a cow on the 7th inst., about forty miles from Chicago. The engine turned completely over, and one passenger car was much broken, but nobody was hurt. Beef cattle are now selling higher in this market than they were ever known before. I’rices ranging from $6 50 to $8 per 100 lbs. A lot of sixty head, driven to market by Mr. Thomas Tucker, ot Cooper county, Mo., sold during the forepart of the week’at SB. St. Louis Intel. No. License. —Notwithstanding Gov. Sey mour's veto, the boards of excise in the towns of Constable, Burke and Chatenuguay, as well as Malone, have refused to grant licensesfor the retail of spirituous liquors as a beverage. Malone Palladium. The Minnesota Belle leaves this morn ing at ten o'clock for St. Louis. She is a com fortable and good farelng boat to travel upon, and has competant and accomodating officers. From Lake Superior. —Mr. Wm. Nettleton,of Douglas Co., Wisconsin, the Western Lake Su perior region—visited us yesterday afternoon. He left the Lake on Saturday last, and lias consequently made a very quick trip, consider ing the state of the traveling, which he de scribes as very bad. He brings no news ot im portance; the ice all disappeared on the tenth, and several Mackinaw boats had arrived from below, but no steamers or propellers. Coun try prosperous,and miners proving their claim, on the mineral range near the new settlement, which promises to come up to their highest an ticipations. The great complaint is the want of mail facilities. None whatever are afforded these enterprising people who are now laying the foundation of a great future commercial mart. Convalescent.— The man who fractured his nether jaw reading that gunsmith's sign at the corner ofFiftb and Jackson street, is slow ly recovering. He will not be so indiscreet as to undertake the tnsk again. The name upon the sign more than decimates the alphabetical platoon of its consonants. It is “Pfrffrrte.” jz We see Mr. Keith, late of the St. Charles House, St. Anthony, in town. It is to be hop ed that he, or some other good landlord, will take the Siuturainc House and open it forth with. JP9~ Hon. Robert Smith, of Ills, came tip by the Minnesota Belle, and will stop a few days among his Minnesota friends. Mr. S. as usual, has been at Washington the past winter, lend ing his influential aid to Minnesota matters. :TZ£~ Mr. Dana White has installed himself into the hat, cap and gentlemen’s furnishing business at the old stand of R. 31. Spencer on Third street. People will find it a pleasant and eligible place to trade at. TA J- The Times states that Capt. Roberts has sold the Greek Slave to a company at Rock Island, for $5,000. We are not advised as to what trade she will run in for the future. Minnesota Bei.i.e. —The Belle arrived yester day morning from St. Louis, which port she left on the 13th. She had a full freight and crowd of passengers all the way up. We are indebt ed to Mr. Bryant, Clerk, for the latest St. Louis dates, and for the following memoranda and manifest : Left St. Louis Monday evening, May 11th. In port for the Upper 31 ississippi—Lady Frank lin. Hindoo and Editor. Met York State and Julia Dean, above Alton. 16th.—Met steamer Mansfield, at Johnson's Landing ; Prairie Citv, below Hamburgh : Lamartine, at Hannibal; Arabia and Royal Arcb.near Lousanna : Luclla at Cincinnati. Heavy gale of wind during the afternoon, with hail and rain. 17th.—Met Prairie State, G. W. Sparlmwk and Excelsior, at Warsaw : Alice, at Keokuk, loading lor the Desmoincs river. Dcsmoincs had risen two feet in twenty-four hours, and still rising fast. 18th. —Met steamer Grey Cloud et Lower Rapids, Georgetown, head of the Rapids; Golden Era, at Fort Madison ; James Lyons, at Burlington, lfftli.—3s feet water on the Lower Rapids. Left Galena Sunday evening, 21st. A few cases of cholera reported. Healthy on the river and in St. Louis. River rising from St. Louis up. St. Louis to St. Paul. —J. R. Irvine, 81 sacks oats : A. L. Larpenteur. 1 sack feathers, 3 boxes merchandize; Winnebago Agent,4oß kegs lard; Sioux Agent, 99 kegs lard ; Stces A Hunt, 20 setts bedsteads ; Wood A Moore. 39 cases boots and shoes ; W. Nixon, 4 casks ware ; Bass, Borup A Co., 382 sacks corn ; W. 11. Davis 32 pkgs. sundries ; W. S. Combs. 7 pkgs. sundries; passenger I). S.. 125 sacks dried fruit ; IV. G. LeDuc, 1 box mdz.; B. Wcidc. 28 pkgs. mdz.; W. Constans, 116 sacks corn ; D. C. Price, 12 boxes furniture. 50 pkgs. sundries ; Willough by A Powers, 7 buggies and carriages. 1 horse ; Wood A Dunn, 26 head beef cattle, 5 horses. St. Anthony Items. We copy the following items of local news from the last St. Anthony Express:— It is estimated that two thousand people have arrived in the Territory the present week by water and land carriage. The immigration has now fairly commenced, and may be expected to continue undimitiished for the next three months. L. C. Walker has been appointed Postmaster at this place—a good appointment: and we are assured that our postal matters will be hereaf ter attended to with the strictest promptitude, and every effort to oblige, consistent with the duties of the office. The First Railroad.— The first railroad in Minnesota is about to be erected on Nicollet is land. It will be eight hundred feet in length, and will be equipped with a car to run con stantly between its two termini. St. Anthony enterprise is certainly beginning to wake up. The Falls, having assumed their summer dress, will be “ at home,” ready to receive com pany the balance of the season. We arc happy . to state that the immense jam of logs, that have so long disfigured the beauty of the cataract, will probably be removed the present season, A. Godfrey. Esq., being now engaged in nego ciating for the same, preparatory to their re moval. | We understand that M. W. Keith, Esq., has sold out his lease of the St. Charles hotel, to Mr. Bushncll. late of Madison. Wisconsin. Mr. B. is said to be most favorably known as a po lite and accommodating host, and wc have no doubt but that the reputation of the St. Charles will be fully sustained under his management. We omitted to state that Dr. Ames informed us on his recent return from Illinois, that in an interview with Gov. Mnttcson, lie informed him that he with many other citizens of Illinois were making arrangements for a visit to Min nesota the coming summer. One or two steam boats would be chartered to accommodate the large number who propose making the trip. All right—“ Let them come, I repeat it.sir, let them come!” They shall meet a cordial Min nesota welcome, and as good cheer and accom- : modation as wc miserable denizens of this by- j perborcan desolate region can afford. The Immense stage loads of strangers brought daily into our village, exceeds anything before seen at this season since the settlement of the place. Not unfrcquently those large and splen did coaches of Willoughby A Bowers, or Patti son A Benson, come up six or eight times a day, loaded to their utmost capacity with admiring passengers, who arc delighted with the country. Still, however, there is room “for a few more of the same sort.” Temperance Notice A. R. French, John J. Dewy, W. 11. Tinker, A. Van Vorhcs.Willian Holcombe, John B. Gal bin. Henry 11. Kerney, Henry W. Crosby, N. G. Wilcox, John McDonald. Joseph McAl pin. Philander Prescott, Eli Pettijohn, C. P. V. Lull, Comfort Barnes, Robert Kennedy, and A. 11. Cavcudcr : You arc hereby notified that the Grand Di vision of the Sons of Temperance, (of which you are members) will meet at Grand Division ilall over Nathan Spicer's Jewclery Store in St. Paul, on Saturday the 27th day of May. 1854, at 11 o'clock, A. M., to transact business of importance. By order of the National Division S. of T. of North America. A. R. FRENCH, T. G. W. P. ©renames of tl)c Citn of ot.f)anl NUMBER 8. AIM ORDINANCE establishing the Dalles and Powers of the office of Marshal of the City of Saint Faol. THE Mayor and Common Council of the City of St. Paul, do ordain aud establish as fol lows : Section 1. The marshal of said city shall ci officio have and possess the powers and au thority of a market master and wharf master of said city, and shall exercise all such powers and perform all such duties as arc conferred and imposed upon him by this or any other of the several ordinances made and established, or hereafter to be made and established by said mayor and common council. Sec. 2. The marshal, or in case of his ab sence or disability from any cause so to do, then any ward constable of said city shall serve and execute all legal process, whether civil or crim inal, to him directed, issued by the justice of the peace for the Citv of St. Paul, in all cases whereof said justice fmsjurisdiction ; Provided, That no ward constable shall serve any such ] process unless the absence or disability of the ! marshal shall be made satisfactorily to appear J to said justice, and he shall endorse such pro cess as follows : —“ The city marshal absent from the city,” or “ the city marshal unable ' to serve,” (as the case may be) and shall sign such endorsement with his name. Sec. 3. The marshal and ward constables j shall perform the duties prescribed in the last '■ preceding section of this ordinance in the same ‘ manner, and shall receive and be entitled to ! the same fees therefor as constables arc allow- 1 cd by the revised statutes of this territory for I performing similar services in justices courts. 1 Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the marshal ; to collect all lines for the collection of which! execution shall be issued to him by the justice of the peace for the city, pursuant to the pro visions of the act of incorporation of this city : j and to collect all license moneys or fees, all wharfage fees or tax, all taxes on drays, carts, . dogs, butcher stalls, simps and stands* for the ; sale of any game, poultry, butcher's meat, but ter, fish, and nil other provisions and vegeta bles of any kind whatever. Sec. 5. In case of any riots or noise of an unusual character, or any unlawful disturb ance ot any person or persons, oi any disorder ly assemblage in or about any house or place, within the limits of said city, which may dis turb or annoy the inhabitants of such house, place, or the neighborhood thereabouts, itsliall be the duty of the marshal to repair to the scene of such riots, noises, unlawful disturban ces or disorderly assemblages, and there to com- ; mand the peace in the name and by virtue of his office, and if thereupon quiet and order be not restored and preserved, lie shall arrest, with or without warrant, all persons partici* 1 puting and being engaged in such unlawful | proceedings and acts hereinbefore enumerated, and for the purpose of making any arrests by virtue of the ordinances of this city, he inay ; summon to his assistance all bystanders, or any male inhabitant of said citv. Sec. 6. If any bystander or inhabitant as aforesaid, after being summoned to the assist ancc of the marshal, as aforesaid, shall refuse or neglect to render all the assistance necessa ry and within the power of such person to said marshal, in making such arrests, lie shall fir fcil and pay to the City or St. l’aul the sum of twenty-live dollars, or be imprisoned in the county jail of Ramsey county fur the period of twenty days, or shall pay and suffer both such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the justice of the peace for said city. Sec. 7. The marshal of said city shall have the power, and it shall be his duty to arrest, with or without warrant or process, any person or persons engaged in racing, or immoderately riding or driving any horse, mare, gelding, or mule, in. along orthrongh any street, alley or way. or over or upon any grounds, squares or other public place, within the corporate limits of said city, or riding or driving any ox, mule, cattle, or other animal, on any of the side-walks of any street or alley of said city, or in any way or by any means whatever doing any damage or injury to such side-walks as aforesaid. Sec. 8. The marshal shall arrest with or without process or warrant, as thecasc niav be. all persons who may be engaged in shooting any gun. pistol, or other firearm, or firing off any cracker, or igniting any explosive and dangerous substance within said city, or exhi biting therein any tire-works, unless such per sons arc specially authorized thereto by the common council of said citv. Sec. 9. It shall be the duty of the marshal, with or without warrant, as the case may he, to arrest all persons who may be found in any street, alley, or public house or place in said city, in a state of gross intoxication, or who may be engaged in any indecent, lewd, immo ral, or obscene exhibition of their person, or any obscene pictures or statues, or n ho shall be engaged in any other indecent, immoral, lewd, or obscene acts or conduct, in nny street, alley, or other public place or bouse *in said city. ■Sec. 10. After making any arrest with or without warrant it shall be the* duty of the Mar shall to take the per.-ou or persous’so arrested without any unreasonable delay before the jus tice of the peace for said city to deal with ac cording to law and the ordinances of thiscity— Provided That if such arrest be made on S'nn day or after sun set or before 9 o'clock in the forenoon of any day thenin such case the per son or persons so arrested shall be confined by the marshal in the jail until 9 o'clock in the forenoon next following such arrest or un til such time as said justice may direct in per suance of law and flic ordinance of said city for the hearing of the charge and complaint against said persons so arrested. Sec. 11. In any case of arresf of any persons by the marshal without any warrant or pro cess it shall Ire the dirty of the marshal imme diately after making such arrest to make com ; plaint against such arrested persons liefore the justice of the peace for said city specifying in j such complaint with certainty ’ the offense for j which such persons was arrested and also to I appear, prosecute and give evidence upon the ; examination or trial of such charge before such justice. Sec. 12. It shall be the duty of the marsh al to distrain, seize and impound in the city pound all horses, mules, cattle (except cows') swine nnd sheep running nt large in any street, alley or public place in said city, nnd to give notice of the impounding of the same in the manner prescrib'd by the ordinances of the city and to sell such impounded animals at the time and in the manner prescribed by such ordinan ces. Sec. 13. It shall be the duty of the marshal to seize distrain and impound all dogs running : at large in saidcity, unless such dogs have been reported, registered and licensed at his office and arc also provided with and wear about their necks good substantial collars with the name of the ow ner of such dog or dogs plainly written, painted, printed, cut or en graved thereon Provided that if any bitch shall lie permitted to run at large in said city at any time or any dog shall be so permitted to run n’t large during the months or July .August, and Septcmbc, or at any time when forbbiden by am ordinance of this city, it shall lie the duty of the marshal to kill and destroy such dogs and bitches, while so running at large in a summa ry manner Provided also that no dog or bitch shall be so destroyed by means of any poison or shooting with any gun or pistol within the cor porate limits of said city. Sec. If. The marshal shall be allowed for seizing, destroying and impounding any of the animals or dogs mentioned in the two last pro ceeding sections the fees specified as follows towit: For every horse, marc, gelding, mule, ox, steer or bull $0,75 For every calf or yearling o.AO For every sheep, swine or dog 0.25. j The marshal shall receive for each and everv I day he shall keep the said animals or do-rs so impounded for each oftlie same the following fees towit: ® tor every horse, or mule per day $0 75 For evey ox, bull, or steer per day oj>o Eor every hog,sheep.cal for dog per day 0.25 Provided that such fees shall lie deducted from the sum such animals, orilogs so impounded may be sold for as provided by the ordinance of this city, unless the owner thereof shall redeem such impounded animals or dogs before the same arc so sold, w hich said animals or dogs may be re deemed by the owner or bis agent paying to the marshal at any time before sale all fines imposed upon such owner or penalties or other liabilaties incurred under the city ordinances by reason ofsnch animals or dogs, running at large as aforesaid, and also all fees due said marshal for seizing, distraining, impounding and keeping the same in the city pound as arc hereby allowed as aforesaid. Sec. 15. The marshal shall be the keeper of the city pound and it shall be his duty to keep the same in a good secure and clean con dition and well keep and feed with gorsl anil suitable provender in snfficient quantities all animals and dogs therein impounded and so soon as any such animals ordogs shall lie plac ed in said pound the marshal shall post a printed or written notice upon the outer walls or sides of said pound and in two other of the most pub lic places in said city, in a conspicuous place, particularly describing in such notice the ani mal or dog so impounded by their color, size or marks, if they have any .and giving the own ers name if it be known and also giving no tice of the time and place when and where such animats or dogs will lie sold by the marshal unless the same are redeemed as aforesaid. Sec. 16. In case the animal impounded be any horse, mare or gelding, mule, ox, bull or steer, the said notice shall lx.' so posted as afore said for one week before any sale of said ani mals,and if the same be any dog, swine, sheep, calf or yearling, such notice shall 1h- posted three days before sale : Provided, however, that in all cases such animals and dogs shall be sold at such pound, at the time mentioned in said notice at public auction to the highest bidder for cash. Sec. 17. The Nlarshal shall collect of every steamboat, landing or touching at any wharf, landing, dock, quay or levee in said city, the tax or wharfage imposed on such boats by any ordinance of this city ; and for that purpose it shall lie his duty to ascertain the tonnage of snch boats, and to demand the pay of such tax or wharfage of the owners, master, clerk or pi lot, or any one having charge of said boat, anil in case the same be not paid in a reasonable time after such demand the Marshal shall seize and detain said boat till such wharfage i< paid, together with all the fees due said Marshal for making said demand, and seizing and detaining said boat, and all the necessary expenses he has incurred in so seizing and detaining the same, and in case the owner, master, clerk, pilot or person in commauil or charge of said boat shall not pay to said Marshal the said tax. fees ami expenses as aforesaid, within twenty days alter such demand and seizure, then it shall be the duty of the Marshal to publish in the official papers or the city a notice describing such boat anil stating the amount of (lie demand aforesaid against the same, and tliut at a certain time anil place within said city, said Marshal will sell said boat at public auction to the higher bidder to satisfy such claim, which said notice must be published two weeks before tlie day of sale therein mentioned ; whereupon, at the time and place mentioned in such notice, lie shall sell any such boat in the manner mentioned in such notice to the highest bidder, for rash. Sec. 18. When any wood, material, lnmlicr, or other tiling or substances is placed or left upon any wharf, levee, doek, quay or landing, or in or upon any street, alley, side-walk ot other public place within this city, contrary to tile provisions of any ordinance thereof it shall be the duty of the marshal to cause siirh wood, lumber, material or other tilings or siib-tancra to be removed bom said levee, wharf, dock, quay, landing, street, alley, side-walk or public place, to some convenient place for that jmr pose established w ithin the city, at the expense anil charge of the owner thereof: and in case the same is not paid within live days after such removal to the marshal, together with all bis fees for such service, lie shall give notice a* in case of unredeemed impounded horses and rat tle, and in like manner sell such wood, lumber, materials and other things to the highest bid der. Sec. 19. Tim marshal shall be entitled to the following named fees for the following named services, lo wit : For killing any dog or bitch, to be paid out of the city treasury, SI.OO For removing any lumber or other material or substances, as mentioned and required in the last preceding section for each cart or wagon load. .25 For each day lie shall detain any steamboat for non-payment of wharfage, ’ l.no For serving any notice required to lie served by any law or ordinance, and where the fees therefor arc not otherwise provided for. .25 For demanding nnd colleeting any wharfage, fine or tax ten per cent, of the amount so col lected. I Sec. 20. The marshal shall keep in his office 1 open for public inspection a suitable book or : I looks wherein he shall enter flic names of all J steamboats plying between this and any port | or place without this territory, that shali touch i or land at this port, and the’ tonnage <>| said \ boat, the number and date of the trips to this port of such boat, ami the amount of wharfage collected, and his proceedings in collecting the same ; also the names of all owners of dogs that shail be reported, licensed and registered at his office, and the number of such dogs : the names of all keepers of any licensed butchers' stalls, shops and stands mention! d in the fourth section of this ordinance ; the names of all persons w ho may obtain license to drive any , dray, cart or wagon in said city, and the nuni ! ber of such dray, carts or wagons : a list of j the names of all persons licensed to keep anv billiard tables orten pin alleys, or to sell spir ituous liquors in said city, anil a statement of the place w herein such tables or alleys are to lie kept or liquor sold, and a statement of all moneys received for any license whatever, and of all of bis proceedings in discharging the duties of said office : and it shall lie the dutv I of the marshal, after deducting the amount of his fees nnd legal charges therefrom, to pay to the city treasurer, unless otherwise directed, at the end of each and every month all fines.’li cense moneys, or any moneys whatever, col lected or received liy hint in the discharge of his official duties : nnd also to make a w ritten report to the mayor and common council at the end of every quarter of all of his said pro ceedings in s-id office, and of all moneys so res reived and paid over a« aforesaid, and’to sub mit his. book or hooks to lie kept as aforesaid, to the inspection and examination of said Com mon Council or any of its committees. Sku. 21. If. Ix-fore the end of each month, or before the marshal has paid to the city treas urer any moneys collected as the proci cd’s of any sale of any steamboat, or impounded animal, or thing in pursuance of Ibis ordinance, the owner thereof, or his agent, shall demand the amount or the proceeds of such sale, the marshal, after deducting therefrom the amount of his fees and all charges and expenses hereinbefore allowed, shall pay to siieh mi ner or his agent the balance remaining of the proceeds aforesaid. Ordained and dated at St. Paul, tiiis 23d dar of May, 1854. J DAVID OLMSTED. . , Mavor, Attest: Sherwood Hough. Citv Clerk. Northern Emigration to Nebraska. A bill has been reported in the Massachusetts Legis lature, in compliance with „ numerously and respectably signed petition, incorporating an association to be known as (lie “ Emigrants' Aid Society —the design of w hich is to encourage and facilitate northern emigration to the Ne oraska-Kansas, region. The bill, as reported by the Committee, embraces a list of corpora tors composed of influential men of all parties. 1 he capita' of the society is fixed at $6,000,000. »?i '-J-l ** cr } lprt »i'icd of the passage of tho . 'ii- l P r °j cc l°TS of the scheme intend to establish agencies from the sea board to the heart of the territory to be fully colonized— to have that territory fully explored, and every eligible plnce of settlement noted and the moment the current of emigration sets that way, to provide safe and commodious means of transportation. It is anticipated thnt < pera tions under this Massachusetts bill will com mence during the ensuing summer, and thnt the example will be followed in the other New England States, and perhaps in New-Fork, in the course of the year. New Orleans, May 12—Dispatches from „ . llato, l Friday, the 12th. quote ork at sl2 75 to sl3: Flour $7 25; corn 62* to 65c; Oats 40 to 4 4c; Lard to 9.jc. Ex change on New York j premium.