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WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 6, 1855. The Car* at Daaleith. We learn from the Galena Advertiser of Fri day last, that the Railroad track between Ga lena and Duleith was connected the day previ ous, and that the regular trains were to com mence running to the latter point on Monday of this week. The last Monday evening up packet—which in all probability was the War Eagle, owing to her detention aground going down the last trip—would be the first boat to receive passengers atDunleith, if the cars came through on that day. The packets will uow leave Dunleith at the same hour they have boon in the habit of leaving Galena. The Advertiser speaks of the event, iu a Ga lena point of view, as following : “We have now two splendid roads out of Galena, west ward, one by the River, and the other by the Illinois Central. Heretofore we have had but one. The latter will be of great service to the city, as well as the former, as will be abund antly proven on trial. A town never suffers in Drosperity from the great number of good roads of which it is the centre, like Galena." The Foreign New*. The Pacific is iu, and the Allies are still be fore Sebastopol. When they will get behind it—all around it—or inside of it, does not yet appear. Canrobert lias resigned the chief com mand ol tlio French forces and taken a position at the head of a division, l’ianori, the attempt ed assassin of the French Emperor was execu ted with the cry of Vive lu RcpubUque upon his lips. The difficulties attending i he prosecution of the war on the part of the Allies appear to be iucreasing. St. Anthony Items. Horses Stolen ! Thief Catgut! —On Wed nesday night at about 12 o’clock, a man who gave his name as Geo. Thompson was arrested by Marshall Brown, just as he was leading from the stable of Mr. Stiglits. four horses. 11c was brought before justice Bostwick 0:1 Thursday, and pleading guilty, was sent to the county jail to await the sitting of the District Court. This rogue doubtless belongs to a gang that have recently arrive 1 in the Territory. It will be remembered that a dozen or more hor ses were bronght into town some weeks ago, and sold. It is strongly suspected, from infor mation just obtained, that all of those horses were stolen in lowa. Our citizens should be on their guard, for not a week passes without the record of some theft or burglary. The Stillwater Laud Office was eutered two weeks ago, and the parties were frightened from their attempt to open the safe, by the unexpected whistle of the steamboat Alhambra. fSS- Several sturdy emigrants from Indiana have settled during the past few weeks in dif ferent parts of the Territory. They display ex cellent judgment in giving up Hoosierdom. They all are well pleased with the Territory. They could not well be otherwise. Isaac B. Edwards, Esq., one of them, states that hun dreds of families of his acquaintance are oorn ing just as soon as they can sell and get away. They mostly bring their teams, also, cows and horses. We would suggest to them the propri ety of introducing sheep with them. Minneso ta is one of the best sheep countries under the canopy ol heaven. Timber-land of Minnesota is very extensive. A person who has for the last six | years resided iu this Territory, states that last week he went some eighty miles west of St. Anthony, and that three-fourths of the whole distance is a deuse, heavy forest. He did not 6ee a tamarack swamp while a v sent. A person who comes up the Mississippi river, sees St. Paul and St. Anthony, then returns, or remains at either of the two cities, knows no more about it than he does about tbc moon. The old game of jumping has been re newed on the Reserve, but the jumpers will not be likely to win this time. After a person has pre-empted aud attained his duplicate it will be found a “hard road to travel ” for another party to break up his title and get it vested in himself. Our advice to the present jumpers, is to abandon their attempts, and to the pre-cmptors to do justly by all men, fulfil ling all promises previously made to outsiders in good faith. Otherwise they can’t expect to enjoy long the fortunes they have suddenly ac quired. A Prophecy. —Some of our oldest lumber men arc confident that we are goiug to have high water in a few days. They say that thus far the season has been just the same as the year 1850. at the time we had the high water. We hope their expectations may be realized. We have often been asked about the commencement of the University buildings. In reply we would say that the Regents intend to take bold and put up suitable bouses just as soon as they can raise sufficient funds. Another New Mill. —Messrs. Canney <fc Co. are preparing to erect a large steam Saw Mill at the mouth of Basset's Creek, in Minneapolis. It is their intention to have two np-and-down saws, a shingle and a lath mill. Mr. Canney reports that it will be in running order in three months. The more mills the better. We have been informed that it is very doubtful whether the large class steamboats can continue to cross Pig’s-Eye Bar much lon ger without a rise of water. Most of the boats that have arrived at St. Paul for the last few days were anchored on sand-bars from twenty to forty-eight hours. It is anything but a pleasant situation to be hung up on a hot day in the Mississippi. Our neighbor is mistaken about Pig’s-Eyc. There has been no difficulty at this bar this ■easou. The obstruction is below Lake Pepin. Storm on tub Lower Rapids.— On Sunday morning week, another severe hurricane visit ed the region or storms on the Mississippi be low us. We learn from the Galena Advertiser that its violence did great damage in the vicin ity of the lower rapids, both on the river aud in the surrounding country. A number of barges and flat boats, used principally as lighters over the rapids, were sunk, aud a large amount of goods and produce damaged or destroyed. The Gossamer had her lighter sunk and her chimneys blown overboard. The Bay City had two lighters sunk, loaded with merchandize for points above the rapids: the Conewago, bound up, had one sunk. The Jenny Lind and New St. Paul had each a lighter sunk at Mont rpee, laden with grain. The Rev. Mr. Chase, a Methodist cler gyman, lately stationed at Brunswick, New York, charged with absconding with another man’s wife, it seems has been guilty of extend ing protection to his own daughter, who found it impossible to live with her ill-behaved hus band. It is supposed the untruth respecting Mr. Chase, who is in all respects a very worthy and exemplary man, was put in circulation by his hopeful son-in-law. fZt" Corn is selling in the Chickasaw Nation at $2,50 per bushel, while Floor can only be had at one or two places in the Nation at S2O per barreL No groceries are to be had, nor can any be obtained until there is a rise in the Arkansas or Red River. There appears to be a disposition in some quarters, says the New York Tribune to clear the ranks of the Democratic party of all who are opposed to Douglas & Co.'s plans to extend Slavery. To be deemed orthodox, men pro fessing the Democratic creed arc expected not only to swallow the Nebraska and Kansas bills, but they must favor the establishment of Slave ry in those Territories; and if need lie, they must sustain Stringfcllow and his associates in their high-handed measures to convert Kansas into a Slave State. In a word, they must lend themselves body and soul to the Slave Power, and obey its orders whatever they may be. Now, there has been a time w hen this sort of dictation might possibly have been submitted to. Party men formerly took measures upon j trust, took them as furnished by persons occu | pying a prominent position in public life. But all that is bravely changed. There is a dispo. sition to examine political measures,.to canvass j the acts of public men. The rank and file have • become, to a considerable extent independent; | they do their own thinking and vote, as they ; should do, as their own sense of duty may dic tate. It is too lute in the day to make Pro Slavery men of the entire body of tbc Democrat c party. I Thousands of its members were opposed to the repeal of the Missouri Compromise, and have no sympathy or fellowship with Douglas A Co. They are not in favor of planting Slavery in I Kansas, and they w ill not hesitate to so de i elate their sentiments when the time for action ! comes. As an evidence of the correctness of these views, we publish the annexed paragraph from a letter w ritten a few days since by Mar tin F. Conway, recently of Baltimore, but now i a member elect of the Legislature of Kun;as. i Referring to the men who arc endeavoring to make Slavery extension an article in the Demo ; cratic creed, he says: ‘•I have strong confidence that it will not be long before the Democratic party will cast from j its bosom and crush to annihilation this crew j of traitors who are now maligning its charac ter. plotting against its integrity and power, • and hatching treason to the country. It is cer tain that the Democratic party will not be un mindful of itself or of then). They are seeking nothing less than to divest it ot its original characteristics, divert it from its original aims and start it upon new and dangerous paths.— They are trying to convert it into an engine by which to accomplish their own desperate and corrupt scliemes; or. failing in this, to disor ganize and dissolve it. Thetfllre no longer true to its principles; they no longer respect the au thority of its illustrious names. Thus the most violent projects, totally incompatible with the law and the Constitution, and destructive ol the peace of society and the permanency of onr common Union, are audaciously attempted to be carried out. The rights ol men are invaded w ithout scruple—the rights of ‘free w hile male j citizens’ stricken out without a word. The law is set at defiance—the Constitution utterly dis regarded and sneered at. Thus also the priu- I ciples and counsels of Jefferson, Madison, and j their great compeers—the fathers of Republi j can freedom—are scoffed at and trampled un ! dcr foot. Slavery is elevated to the dignity of j a divinely ordained institution, in order solely j to bring the owners of slaves to the support of l intrigue and ambition. Proposals are unblush- I ingly made, from the same motive, to re-open j the Afric in slave-trade, and arguments arc l manufactured to prove its consistency with the j ends of Divine Providence. Look, and be not j deceived! This is the sort of business in which i these people are now engaged. Sectionalism • first—disunion afterwards—and then in all probability the acquisition to their Southern j empire of new territory along the Southern i line to extend the possessions and swell the power of these unprincipled men. This is the perfidious programme. Perish the lew, the Constitution, the Republic, to till the measure of rank ambition.” Freni the Express, June 2. After this, will anybody tell us that the Dem ocratic party of the free Sta es is not a dead aud buried concern, so far as national politics are -concerned ? Talking of navigation being nearly suspen ded on account of low water, reminds ns that not less than five steamers have been moored at our levee at any one time since Saturday evening last. If “ big boats ” can’t get here (but they can when they try,) the little ones cm—and once here, the Sheriff and the law yers contrive to keep some of them a long while. The Luclla from Galena, and the New St. Paul from St. Louis, arr veil Monday evening. The Luclla picked up a raft line from the bot tom of the river at Beef Slough, which becom ing clogged in her wheel, broke some of the machinery, aud detained her several hours. The Audubon from Galena, and the Dan Convers aud Regulator from St. Louis, arrived yesterday. There being no packet in port at Galena on Friday evening, the Audubon was chartered into the line for the trip, and came up with the passengers, freight, and mails. She met with a slight accident on flic way up— having a snag run into her engine room hori zontally, which broke the steam pipe of one ol her engines. The Conewago arrived from St. Louis last evening, heavily freighted. Wheat. —The Ban Con vers yesterday luo’t up some 7,000 bushels of wheat for the Minne sota Mill Co. If our crops turn out well this season, there will be none of this business for the boats next year. Gloomy Prospects in Arkansas —A corres pondent of the New Orleans Picayune, writing from Bolivar County, Mississippi, of May 2nd. gives a gloomy account of the crops of Arkan sas. He says the people are destitute of pro visions, the earth is dry and parched, no seed will germinate, and they have the prospect of a real famine before them for the next season. God avert it! Crops of the last gathering are piled on the banks of the streams, (which are not deep enough for canoe navigation,) expos ed to the action of the elements, losing in weight and iu danger of fire. It is a trying situation. $33~ A conductor on the New London, Wil limantic and Palmer Railroad, by the name of Smith, was killed on the 23d inst., about a quarter of a mile south of Staflord Springs.— He was walking on the top of the cars of his tram when his head came in contact with a bridge and the blow proved fatal. plr O. W. Johnson. Esq., has been removed from the Post-Office at I'redonia, Chautauque County, and Lorenzo Morris, Esq., has been ap pointed in his place. Johnson is said to be a Know-Nothing. Gen. Cass has been invited to deliver the address at the annual State Fair of New York, to be held at Elmira, during the ensuing October. Rev. Mr. Pennington, a talented oolored clergyman, was lately ejected from a car upon the Sixth Avenue Railroad, New York. The Democracy and the CrUU. River Items, FOREIGN NEWS. ARRIVAL OF THE PACIFIC. IMPORTANT FROM SEBASTOPOL. Nf.\v York, May 50. The Steamship Pacific arrived about 7 o’- clock. unannounced, owing to a dense fog. She brings 135 passengers, among them Hon. R. McLean. U. S. Commissioner to China. The Pacific arrived out at Liverpool the P. M. on the 14th. and sailed about uoon for N. Y. on tbc 19th. The St. Louis arrived off Cowes on the 18th. The siege of Sebastopol makes but little if any progress. The latest dates by mail are to April 30th, and by telegraph so far as publish ed to 12th May. Gen. Canrobert reviewed the entire French army, and assured them that they would soon enter Sebastopol, either by the door or the win dow. Symptoms have transpired of extended ope rations being about to commence on the part of the Allies. A force of 15,000 Turks, French and English, hastily embarked on board of all the available ships near Sebastopol, and stood away for flic direction of the Sea of Azoff. They return ed in a day or two, and as hastily disembark ed. Omar Pacha and his troops were making all speed to ensconce themselves again in Eupa toria. The combat on the night of the 24th between ! the Russians and French was a desperate one. The Russians attempted to take new rifle pits, and the French partially prevented them. 200 French were placed hors du combat. The Fionch managed to push their sappers j considera ly forward, and mounted several I new guns. A dispatch of May first says advances are j progressing slowly though surely. Lord Raglan’s dispatch of the same day says ! the Russians bad constructed a hew battery on the left of Menchikoff. and there was every ap pearance of the establishment of a very iarge camp !ii the plateau above Belbcck and on the north side extremity toward Mackenzie's farm. The Russians made a sortie on the night of the 11th on the advanced works of the left, but were repulsed with considerable loss. A short truce was granted on the evening of the 10th to allow the Russians to bury their dead in front of the allies' advances. Gortchakootf telegraphed that the allies on the 5.h and tith were engaged in augmenting their batteries and reinforcing their approach es against the Central Bastion. The French Government is understood to have received dispatches announcing heavy rains, and that trenches were full of water, thereby suspending operations. Count Coronini. Austrian Commander in chief. had proclaimed martial law in the Prin cipalities. The capitntim tax on Christians in Turkey is finally abolished. A new man'festo from the Czar orders a new | levy of twelve men in every thousand in the i seventeen western provinces, to be completed j by the end of July. ! A reconnoissance had ascertained that the j riucsiaus had twenty five thousand men near I Saki. Indications of a more intimate relationship between Austria and Russia are apparent, and an armed neutrality is becoming more and more probable. An important conference be tween representatives of the two powers has been hold. The Allies are un lerstood to have sent an ultimatum to the Swedish Court, and as an in dication that it will be accepted. Sweden is said to have ordered un immediate enrollment of militia. The French Baltic fleet had arrived out, and the allied fleet was pushieg forward. A dispatch from Canrobert, May ltiib, says: ‘•We continue our works before the place.” Various attempts to smoke out Ihc enemy by stink pots have partly succeeded. The cholera has almost disappeared. Austria has sent new propositions to Paris and London, and will give her material sup port to the Western Powers, should they accept and Russia reject her propositions. I .ATI ST, Gen. Canrobert lias resigned, and is succeed ed by Gen. Pelizor. The Moniteur publishes the following as Canrobert’s resignation dis patch: “My shattered health no longer allow ing me to continue in the chief command, my duty towards my sovereign and my country compels me to ask you -to transfer the command to Gen. Pclizer. a skillful and experienced sol dier. I beseech the Emperor to leave me a sol dier's place as a General of division.” The Minister of War replies in terms of ac ceptance, and gives Canrobert command of the corps of Gen. I’cletier. The clipper Great Republic has anivedat Marseilles to embark troops. In Parliament, Friday evening. Lord Pan inure stated the details of certain proposed re forms in the Army, having their object the con secration of the civil departments and of military affairs. The Universal Exhibition was opened at Pa ris, May 11th, with much form and ceremony. The Emperor and Empress were present, with all the officers of State and eight thousand per sons. Pianori, the would-be assassin of Louis Na poleon, was executed at 5 o'clock in the morn ing in prison. He admitted his guilt, but re fused to make any developments, exclaiming ‘•Vive la liepublique” as the knife fell. .£€»“ The wild bor so. which has been running at. large for two years on the meadows back of Proxincetown, Cape Cod, and which has hilh ! erto bullied all attempts to take him, was rc j centlv caught after a protracted chase, by a compauy of 20 or 30 men, who engaged in the pursuit for the excitement it afforded. They were mounted on horses, and after surround ing the animal in the vicinity of a barn, they induced him to enter it iu company with their own horses, which were turned loose for the purpose ol enticing him. This horse has occa sioned no little sport to the people on the Cape, who have had many a good time in chas ing him up and down the meadows, but he has always been too fleet for tbelr nags. He would not now have been taken in a fair race, and only yielded to strategy, lie has passed two w inters ou the Cape in a wild state, and the sagacity of the animal has been noted in severe cold weather, when he would go down to the ponds regularly every night, and break open the ico with his hoof so that it could uot be come hardened, and thus cut olf his supply of water. He is represented to be a very beauti ful animal, well built, and of great speed and endnrance. The horse was originally brought from Cape Sable, in company with some 60 oth ers, but escaped while being landed. JZS- The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has recently decided, "That publication of a notice is not sufficient if made in a German papi r; that when an act of Assembly provides for notice iu a newspaper, it always means an English paper, unless some other be expressly mentioned.” That is a very proper law, for it should be understood that our national lan guage is the form in which legal notices should appear. Smead, Collard & Hughes, bankers in Cincinnati, who suspended last fall with liabilities of over a million, have resumed payment. It has been ascertained, that 1,574 for eigners have returned to Europe from N. York •lone, since the Ist of April. THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 7, 1855 Th* New Settlements North of St. Paul. We have frequently adverted to the excel lent farming country North of St. Paul in the vicinity of the Rice Lakes, and extending along the Sunrise river. A gentleman who was one of the first to locate in that neighborhood, in formed us yesterday that since last fall, up wards of eleven thousand acres of land have been entered by actual settlers in towns 32 and 33 range 21. and in town 32 range 22. A large majority of those who made these entries are now upon their lands, aud the remainder are only absent until such time as they can have tenements prepared to receive their families. A Philadelphia colony that came out this sea son, undercharge of Dr. Comfort, is located in town 33, range 21. The members of the colony are highly pleased with their new homes. They are now busily engaged in building, breaking land, and attending to other improvements in cident to the establishment of homes in their new place of residence. There is plenty of good land to be had in j this neighborhood yet at government rates, i The soil is excellent; well watered by lakes and runuiug streams, and agreeably diversified by prairie, timber and meadow lands. The fact of its being directly upon the line of the new road from St. Paul to Lake Superior, must of course afford market facilities not to be met with in all part 3of the Territory. Those who wish to make an exploration out that way, will find good stopping places some twenty miles from the city, and beyond. No Mail Again! The steamer Alhambra is now placed in the packet line as one of the regular boats, and left Galena last Saturday evening under the command of Capt. Gabert. an old steamboat man, well acquainted with his business, and a gentleman withal who would on all occasions wish to accommodate persons and places with whom lie is brought into business intercourse. He ar;ived here oq Tuesday evening without a mail, with the exception of the Galena bag He informs us that lie was at Dubuque during the night of Saturday, lie was unable to get into the “harbor" on account of wind and low water; but he landed his boat where other boats land, on the outer shore of the main island, and went himself into town to attend to the busi ness of the trip—a portion of which, of course, was to get the mails aboard. The bags were not forthcoming, even after he had sent to the Post-Office for them. His yawl made three trips from the boat to the main shore, carrying back and forth passengers and their baggage ; but still no mail could be “scared up.” Now, we do not make these statements for the purpose of fault-finding; but for the end, aud with the hope, that if the Dubuque Post master has anything to oiler in vindication of his caiclessnoss, pr “spite work,” he will be about doing it as soon ns possible. We wish to know if it is his duty to sec that the mails go aboard the boats, or is it the duty of the offi cers of the boats to break into his office at the hour of midnight in order to procure the bags. It will not do to tell us that the boats, on each trip, do not stop sufficiently long to receive the mails. We have responsible referees in his own city to prove the contrary. While wc are not the partizans of the Galena Packets, we hap pen to /enow that the rule is strictly adopted by the Company this season, that no Captain shall pass Dubuque without making use of all possi hie efforts to got the mails aboard; and if one of them should negleet this duty there would be high obligations violated—higher, perhaps, than the Dubuque Postmaster is aware of. We assert positively, that no one of the Packets, coming up, has neglected to land at Dubuque, or as near Dubuque as the facilities of naviga tion wo ild permit, since the Daily Line was regularly put upon the river after the opening of navigation last April. Let us have an ex planation. IHinoia Central Railroad. During the month of May, the Illinois Cen tral Company disposed of a greatly increased quantity of their lands over the sales of previ ous months, and at higher rates than prevailed at the April sales, which it will be recollected were considerably above any previous figures. These transactions are of course felt to the ad vantage of the Company in the Stock market, and we consequently find (lie bonds and stock of the Company advancing in value. At the New York Stock Exchange ou the 28th ult., Il linois Central bonds stood at 77j. and the stock of the same at fi t. New York Central stock was fill, and Michigan Central bonds 88J. The final completion of the Galena branch of the road will be very apt to act favorably upon this already prosperous condition of the Illinois Central. The prospect of that prophe sied failure of the Compauy appears to be re duced to a very remote hope. A “Stern Wheel” Fleet.— The Alhambra having arrived on Tuesday evening, the levee of St. I’aul yesterday morning presented a sight never bef re witnessed here—five .-tern wheelers all iu port at once. They were the Regulator, Dan Convers. Conewago, Audubon, and Alhambra. They made more noise yester day, ringing bells and blowing whistles, than twice that number of large boats are iu the habit of making. Yet, we must not speak lightly of the stern - wheelers. They drop promptly into the - trade these times of low water, when we could not get along very well without them. La Crosse Railroad.—Proposai-s Invited.— Contractors will find iu our paper to-day an advertisement for proposals for the erection ol a number of depot buildings, Ac., along the line of the La Crosse R. R. between here and Horicon, and also for a bridge across the Rock river. We presume that none but men of cn ergv, who are ready to take hold and drive Ibe work along, arc wanted to bid; for the road is bound to be open to Horicon by the Ist of Oc tober, and no mistake. The means are fully provided for doing this, and it is our firm belief that it will be doue. If we could but antici pate the opening of the Horicon road to Berlin by that time or a little later, it would be a cap ital thing —Milwaukee Sentinel. At it Again. — The Circuit Court is trying “ the Great India Rubber case ” iu Providence* The Boston Atlas thinks this case has more than an India Rubber capability of extension about it. Perhaps the extension of the domin ion of “ Niggerdom,” as at present sought for. would afford a better illustration. Bishop Timon has withdrawn his inter dict from the Church of St. Louis, at Buffalo, •t the request of Father Weniger, • German Missionary, who wishes to preach in it. Connell Proceeding*. Tuesday, June 5. Present—The Mayor, and Aid. Cave, Fuller Irvine, Knox, Larpentcur. and Schurmeir. Reports. The City Attorney presented the following report. St. Pact., June 4th, 1855. To the Hon. the Mayor and Common Council of the City of St. Paul: Obediently to the resolution of your body of date May 17th, I have examined the original maps of the Town of St. Paul, and find that on the 28th day of February, 1849, a street named Water Street, bounded by the Mississippi river, was dedicated to the public by the following persons, viz: Louis Roberts. Henry Jackson David Lambert. Benjamin W. Brunson, Charles Cavalier, Henry H. Sibley. J. W. Bass, by Da vid Lambert his attorney, Auguste L. Larpen teur, Wm, H. Forbes. J. W. Simpson, H. C. Rhoades, L. H. Lalloche, J. B. Coty and Vetal Guerin.* commencing at Wakuta street aud following the banks of the river to St. Peters street: and that on the 16th of May, of the same year, a street of the same name and bounded westerly, by the river, commencing at St. Peters and terminating at Kim street, was dedicated in the same manner by Henry M. Rice, and John R. Irvine. If the partners who acknowledged and caus ed to be recorded, the several maps referred to, comprised at the time of such acknowledgment and registration all of the ow ners of the con tiguous lands, “there is a street in this city fronting on the river, known as Water Street, extending” from Wakuta street to Elm street; and regarding the boundaries as apparent from the maps designated, the City has absolute control for street and wharf purposes of the limits included between the easterly side of the street as laid out. to the middle of the river. It will of course, be understood that any pro prietors who did not join in the grant are not estopped from assenting their ownership. Very respectfully, JOHN B. BRISBIN. Laid on the table. The City Marshal filed Report for months of April and May, 1855, showing receipts, as fol lows : For liquor, livery stable, dray and exhibi tion licenses, 51,620 00. Wharfage, $272. — Total, $1,892. A communication was received from Board ef Health, accompanied by Report from the City Physician. Accepted and placed ou file. The committee on Claims and Accounts re turned Stees & Hunt's bill of S7B. Also, Wm. R. Miller's bill of $lB 45 as correct. Referred to Comptroller. Said committee made the following report, to wit: The committee on Claims and Accounts to whom was referred the account of James Bo lard, would recommend that the same be re turned, and that he bo directed to inform the Council whether the persons buried by him were city paupers, and by whose authority he w as directed to perform the labor. C. S. CAVE. A. L. LARPETEUII, Committee. St. Paul, June sth, 1855 Report accepted and account ordered relum ed as v commended by committee. Petitions. Of 11. E. Baker for dray license; returned for correction. F. J. Coulson Co., for liquor and billiard ta ble license; granted; A L. Larpcnteur, for dray license; granted. W. 11. Nobles for dray license; returned for correction. N. E. Tyson & Co., lor license to wholesale liq uor; granted. Berkey »t Eddy presented Marshal's receipt for $25, unaccompanied by petition, for livery stable license; returned for correction. D. A. Robertson and others for completion of side walk, west side of Washington streets ; referred to Street CommissionersS. coud and Third Wards. Bii.i.s Presented. \V illiam Dahl for Stationery. s—. J. C. Burbank & Co., Express charges, Ac., 56 75. T. C. Patch, for burying < ! ead, $lO. Referred to committee on Claims and Accounts. Ames & \ an Ettcn, for defending Deputy Marshal, $5. Laid on the table. Wm. R. Miller against Second Ward for work on streets, S2O 75. Ordered paid out of funds of aiid Ward. John M. Lamb tendered his resignation as City Wood Inspector. Accepted. On motion. Aid. Larpenteur was appointed to wait upon the City Treasurer to ascertain why he has not complied with a resolution of the Council relative to the payment of Vetal Guerin’s order for reut of Market,in preference to other orders drawn upon him. On motion of Aid. Fuller, it was Resolved, That the City Marshal be instructed to commence proceedings against any and ev ery person engaged in any business requiring a license, who do not conform to the ordinances relating thereto, within ten days from date. Juuc 5, 1855. Agreeably to notice previously given by Aid. Becker, (he being absent) Aid. Fuller intro duced “Au ordinance prescribing the duties and fixing the compensation of City Survey or.’’ Said ordinance passed a first reading, aud was laid over until next meeting. On motion the Council adjourned. ALEX. RAMSEY, Mayor. Sherwood lloroir, Clerk. Book Keeping. —We often bear it said by business men, that there is not half a dozen practical book keepers in St. Paul. If this be the fact, our young geuts of the mercantile profession should lose no time in perfecting themselves in this branch of their education. They have now au excellent opportunity of doing so. Mr. Monser, who proposes to teach a class in book keeping in St. Paul, (see adver tisement) is a pleasant, gentlemanly and intel ligent man, and has testimonials of his efficien cy and capability from some of the most respectable merchants and business men of the cities South and East of us. Death of Doksticks.— The following dispatch is published in the Chicago Tribune, which vouches for its authenticity:— Ax.v Arbor. May 29. Mortimer Neal Thompson—Q. K. Philander Doesticks, P. 8., who was here writing a book for immediate publication, was accidentally killed by a friend while shooting at a mark. Whittlesey, wife of Hon. Elisha Whittlesey, was stricken with apoplexy at her home in Canfield, Mahoning county, a short time since. Mr. Whittlesey and his children were immediately summoned to her side, bn 4 she coaid not recognize them. At the last ae counts there was no hope of her recovery. Correspondence of the XlnnesotUn. Minnesota North of Lake Superior. Messrs. Editors :—lt has become quite a common occurrence for persons in different sections of Minnesota to present to the public throngh the medium of the press, the “superi or advantages ” of the region of country in which they may chance to reside, or where in terests for gain holds out the inducement of enlisting the attention of emigrants and others to locate and occupy. In placing before your readers a short epistle in regard to the recently acquired Territory on the North shore of the great father of Lakes it is not my object to hold out the natural ad vantages of this or that town site; to say that Port Minnesota, or any other point has hun dreds of inhabitants; to represent tbat there is no other place in this North-west country; nor is it my intention to lose sight of my subject, as many paper writers have done, who have at tempted to give information of this part of our favorite Territory, and who very peremptorily take a sail across to the Wisconsin side, there to behold the only town, the only harbor, and the only point of i unrest in the North-west. No, gentlemen. It is an old adage that “ every tub should stand on its own bottom,” and so say I. Minnesotinns who profess to have the interest of Minnesota at heart, are not worthy the name, who through the idle imagination of gaining filthy lucre, will holdup to view inter ests entirely repugnant to the principles they claim for home and for homo measures. The full and correct resources of the North shore of Lake Superior cannot now be told; but sufficient explorations have been made to give some little idea of immense mineral wealth, extending from the head of the Bay of St. Lou is, evcral miles dow n the Lake, and for a dis tance of miles not yet calculated, into the inte rior. Mountains of precious metals and ores arc supposed, from indications found on the surface of the country, to make Minnesota the richest in its resources of any part of the Globe. Native copper, iron ore. coal and silver, found upon the mountain tops and in the beau* tiful valleys through whose gorges 11 ow living springs of fresh and healthiul waters, will make this the great point of attraction for the capitalist, the miner, the merchant, and the traveler, the sight seer and the pleasure seck- Our last Legislature very properly divided from the old County of Ita.-ca. two new Coun ties, Superior aud Doty. The latter wc chance to reside in, not, however, from the desirable ness or appropriateness of the name, lor there is nothing of Minnesota about it;* but from the location itself, in preference to any other point ou the bay of Saint Louis. Here w e find abun dance of superior pine timber with some hard wood interspersed, which lias given some con siderable importance to the place, in so much as to cause the establishing of a steam saw mill, which is now in process of construction. There is also a commodious pier being built, Where boats ° f t bf> greatest capacity may be safely harbored, undwtief? they can be furnish ed with wood at rates other tlmn e.\C. rbitan4 ' or monopolizing. Messrs. Editor?, we live in Minnesota, in the County of Doty, without Coutv Scat, and with out County Officers, on the North shore of Lake Superior, on w hat is known as the Bay of St. Louis. Our geograpical position will conclu sively show you of our business location with St. Paul and the Upper Mississippi river, and ultimately the great lake terminus from which St. Paul will look lor its heavy shipments from the eastern markets, and through which the agricultural portion of Minnesota will look for a market. Wc boast not of an agricultural country, though there w ill be found when the country between here and St. Paul is opened up to set tlement. good farming lands. Our great wealth and importance will grow out of our mineral resources. Then it is when both Eastern and Southern Minnesota will look up to one com mon interest—the Southern productions will be required fo supply the wants of the mining region, whose vast deposits will give labor a profitable reward. The above is merely to give your readers au impression of the existence of the North-east ern part of Minnesota. I noticed in the Week ly Democrat of May 2d, an editorial headed “North Eastern Minnesota;" the writer, how ever, could not have had the subject in mind for scarcely had an allusion been made, before Wisconsin became the general theme, and Supe rior was extolled in the highest terms. This is all very well. We have no objections to see our sister State becoming great in this world's goods, but w c want St. Paul papers who pre tend to represent the interests of Minnesota to do it disinterestedly. We can hardly expect this, howev r, from all four. Yours truly, P. M. •Our C.'ric-s|i(.n lent is quite in error here. Minnesota never ha<! a truer friend among the public men of the North-west titan the distinguished gentleman for whom tills County is named.— Eds. Late Texas papers report the occurrence of a fight near Fort Belknap, between some Camsin ciies and an old contractor and bis party. The contractor's guides were killed, and his cattle stolen. Parks was hung at 1 o’clock this afternoon lie spoke for au hour before his execution: thanked his friends; complained of injustice, Ilis last words were “ I die innocent of mur der.” In Worcester at a late hour last night, a fire broke out in the steam mill or Wm. Dickerson, and spread with great rapidity, destroying Sutton’s grist mill, Wade, Chaplins A Co.’s ex tensive Maleable Iron Works, Goulding. Greg ory Co.’s manufactory on Main street, to gether with two dwellings aud several out houses. The Railroad bridge over Stony Brook river, Lowell, w as burned down yesterday P. M. Large fires are raging in the woods in N. 11. Sunday about 3.000 acres pine timber land in Leaveritt and Shutesbury were burned over. The loss by the fire at Worcester last night is estimated at 5160,000, of which about oue half was iusurtd. In the House of Representatives of the Connecticut Legislature, on the 31st ult., the extension of the right of suffrage to negroes was defeated by 30 majority. Jas. R. Cook. The State of Oregon.— The people of Ore gon vote in June upon the question of framing a State Constitution and applying for admiss ion into the Union. By tbe time they eatr get a Constitution made they will no doubt have tbe requisite'popuiation to claim a seat at the family table ©f tbe Confederacy. North Siiore ok Lake Siterior. > May 23d, 1855. $ Telegraphic Items Baltimore, June I Cleveland, June 1 Boston, June 1 Condition- ok Mormon Women. —An officer belonging to Colonel Steptoe’s command, now stationed at Salt Lake City, in a letter to the Providence Journal, thus speaks of the condi tion of the Mormon women : “With a word about their melancholy condi tion, I will bring my long letter to a close. As a general thing, a woman here, having satisfied what we call the ‘lust,’ but what call the holy desires, of some righteous elders, is left to shift for herself; not the least support does she receive from him to whom she has been in many cases forced to prostitute herself.— Their condition is infinitely worse than that of the slaves at the South. One of the wives of “the chief of the Twelve Apostles” washes for a boarding-house here to support herself. Two wives of Parley P. Pratt, another apostle, have repeatedly begged for work. Women here have told me that their pretended husbands have not visited them for months and years. One of the apostles asked a famil of three girls to marry him, and to get them be would take the old mother. They refused, and he has since maligned them every way. We receive many requests for assistance to leave from women in every position. Their case is peculiarly hard; separated by hundreds of miles of plain and desert from the ontsido world, brought here by false inducements, de graded and oppressed, with no hope of succor, they are in great, very great numbers, entirely disaffected. They abhor the very thought of polygamy, the very name of Mormonisin. This is the honest, simple truth.” The Cou.ingw'ood Route.— The Oswego Times, speaking of this new and delightful route, says : “This new route is extensively noticed by the Press, and no little public at tention drawn to it. The steamer Lady Elgin from Chicago, arrived at Collingwood on Fri day evening with a considerable number of pas sengers and a heavy load of freight. The pro ceeds of her passengers and freight are report ed at $4,000. The Toronto Globe says the steamer for Oswego waited for her passengers an hour or two at that port, and took them to New York without the delay of an hour. The Louisiana and the Niagara arrived at Colling wood on Monday. Most of the passengers by these boats reach Toronto in time for Lewiston. The number ol passengers both ways by this route is rapidly increasing.” Breadstcffs from Cai.iforma.-Tii these times of scarcity of provisions and high prices for all articles of food, it is a pleasure to hear that California has something besides gold to send to the Atlantic ports. The accounts by the George Law to May Ist. represent that an ex port of 50,000 bbls. flour, or its equivalent in wheat may take place, and still leave sufficient to supply the consumption to harvest, which promises to be very large. The clipper-ship Charmer had nearly completed loading wheat and flour for New York. The Telegraph had also been laid on for the same pori, and had about half her cargo engaged. She would prob* ably take a full freight of flour aud grain. Vessels are also loading with Flour, Barley,. Oats, Ac., for Australia and the Russian Pos sessions. Death of Commodore Ballard. —Com. E. Bal lard of the U. S. Navy, died at his residence near Annapolis, Maryland, on the 23d tilt. He was over 70 years of age, and had been in the service some 51 years. He received the conp mission of Commodore in 1525. Virginia Co.>..'RESSVEN. —It is believed, that the entire Democratic delegation to Cougress lias been chosen, though there may be a chance exception pST The fare by the Michigan Southern Railroad Steamers has been reduced to $3,50 cabin, and $2 steerage. between Buffalo and Toledo. The Marth a Washington Case. Tbe trial of tbe Martha Washington men in New York, for obtaining money from the insurance companies under false pretences, will probably take place in September. But six of the twelve persons indicted have been secured. The rest have fled to parts unknown. The Coirt of Claims.— lt is stated, if the new Court of Claims, at Washington were to dispose of 200 cases per day, it would requiro ten years to get through those now ready for its action. Jfci T~ It is settled that the Uuitcd States will make but a poor shou r in the great Crystal Palace at Paris. We have assigned to us a large amount of conspicuous room, but thus far it is not filled up. It don’t seem to be the for. tune of our people to shine in these displays. Money in New York. —The Evening Post in closing tip its review of the week euding on the 26th ult., remarks that ‘‘the week closes upon a listless, yet abundantly supplied money market. The banks, bankers, and money capi talists all have more money to employ for tem porary investments lhan they know how to use satisfactorily, and long investments or stock investments having an uncertain future are not. to their liking. The amount of good paper of fered for discount is exceedingly light. The heats of summer must come and pass before much new mercantile paper is made and offer ed. The tendency of the market is, therefore, to lower rates aud discounts. The closing quo tations range from 5 to 6 per cent.; for call’ loans, 5j to 6 for good paper, 90 days to six months, and 7 per cent, for second class.” The Post of a later date further remarks in its money article, that “Wall street is becom ing a very dull place for business. The trans actions itt money and stock are getting less daily. Money rates are low, and the amount of money available is far beyond tbe smalh wants of trade and speculation. Bills for disr count are scarce. The bank receipts are indeed! not, so large as they were, and will be less in. June, usually a dull month, but tbe surplus funds held by these institutions cannot be em ployed. Canvassing is active for opportuni ties to place money.” What is going on adout Stevens Point?— The Northcner is making regular trips to Lit tle Bull aud back, with loads of passengers and merchandize. The boys are cutting out that road to Black River, and taking up the choice locations along it—as at the crossing of Mill Creek, Y'ellow River, Ac. Messrs. Morrison & Perkins are making some 40,000 feet of boards a day at their new mills, (the old Shaurette rebuilt,) besides any quantity of laths. The Steam Planiug mill is in full blast, and cannot fill half its orders. Helms is receiving mouor. tains of fresh goods. Messrs. Kollock ajsdi Meyers run stages, through in a day, to Povtag© city. The Land Office takes, on an some 3.000 dollars a day. It is beginning to rain; it will take quite a shower to. raise Old Wieconse—Balance next week. —Stzvem Pt, Pinery, May 24. It is said, that money to the amount o< SIOO,OOO was lost in Washington City oa tta resnlt of the late election in Virginia.