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Another demonstration of the piratical character of the so-called Democratic party, is found iu the last President’s Message, which, we fear, has been overlooked. It will be remembered that he recommended the payment of the claims of certuiu Spaniards for the Amistad Slaves liberated by the Sir preme Court of the United States ; and such indorsement of those claims has been a stand ing item of “democratic" messages for twen ty years. 'The object is to keep the claim alive till its infamy is forgotten, then rush it through as an obligation to the slaveholding democracy. Probably it would have been passed long before this time but for the pres ence in Congress of the veteran Joshua 11. CJinmxus, whose minute acquaintance with the whole transaction would enable him to blast it before the country. The facts were briefly these. A slave ship had arrived iu Cuba with a cargo of Afri i ans. which were re-shipped in the ‘‘Amistad” for another port of the island. On this pas sage the Africans, feeling the instinctive im pulses of liberty in their hearts, planned and achieved in a masterly manner the control of the vessel, then attempted to steer for Africa. Put the helmsman, not daring to run too wide from the required course, found himself otf the coast of Connecticut instead of Vir ginia. and the claimants sought help of the Federal Officers, who took possession of the vessel. Without specifying now all the pro* cess, the ease reached the Circuit Court of the United States and was carried from that to Supreme Court in Washington. There it was argued with such unanswerable ability by Jons Q. Adams as compelled the servile bench to reject the claim of the Spaniards and liberate the Africans. Could it have ap peared that they were slaves in any legal sense, they would quickly have been given up : but it was made to appear beyond all possible doubt that tl.ey were native Africans , recently imported in violation of both United States and Spanish lan-. They were therefore free and the claimants were pirates. They could neither speak nor understand a word of any language except an African dialect. This interested the whole country, and the Slaveholders employed every art to defeat the ends of justice. A vessel was even ordered to lie oil’ the coast to run off with the Africans when they should be liber ated by the court, and re-kidnapped. Indeed this -democracy," thruiigh its administration, spared near zeal nor shame nor guilt to aid the slaveholding fraternity of both countries, anil prevent the dreaded influence of the U. States Government countenancing alledged slaves in asserting and maintaining their rights on the limb seas. Instead of hanging the Spanish claimants as pirates, or sending them home in chains ! for that purp'*s?. they were "Dons' 1 at once, i and our paltroon -democracy’’ through its j presidents has been strenuously insisting ev er since on the payment of their claims for damage as,,'«*■/ and rbtht! It is an insult to the country and its disgrace the world over, ye‘ repeated year after year, and will ere long be granted. We know neither man nor paper of that party that otters any objection to this preposterous demand. Payment to northern men of claims due them lor fifty years, under the spoliation bill is a train and again defeated, b lit this demand of foreign pirates, and endorsed by the United States, is pressed year after year, and proba bly the people will be made to pay it. So has this -demTracy” debauched the public inir.d and made itself, as Mr. Adams said, l; lhe mere catehpole of Spanish pirates.”— Will not our abused people trample it iu the dust, and preserve the justice and honor of their country. Hole-in-llio-Day in St. Paul. There is tr >ul»ie brewing for the Pioneer. ITole-in-the-i >ay arrived in St. Paul on Mon day fregli from the world of t] nr its; and was regarded with ore at curiosity by our citizens fr m his having been so recently “shot right through the heart."’ The Chippewa Chief looks extremely well: and is cveu stouter than usual, r-howing that they have good liv ing, down below, lie wears this time a scar let blanket instead of his common green one, his change of color being intended, doubtless, as a reminder of the bloody scene lie so re cently passed through. Hole departed yes terday for Washington City, where he proba bly has gone to demand redress a la General Walker, for the summary slaughter which he, the potentate of an independent nation, re ceived at the hands of the Pioneer editors.— They may look out. for a terrible ret ribution. This killing Indian Chiefj is a dangerous amusement not to be tolerated iu this community. Won’t the Pioneer get up a lew more forger! letters ? The :*liiiiieai>oliN Gazette. 'j his is the title of a new paper just issued at the “Water City (from the Sioux word rninne, water, and the Greek word ajKilis, city). Its editor is Alex. B. Russell, the former publisher of the Sliakopee Adoocate— and lately candidate for Clerk of the Su preme Court, on the Republican State ticket. The printing establishment from which it is issued is the same which formerly put forth Mr. Hotchkiss' North-Western Democrat ; and the material being new and well worked, the result is a most handsome weekly paper. Ta«te and judgment are evinced in the selec tions, and.ability in the editorials. The pa per is decidedly Republican; and wc trust is free from any complication with Frank Steele likely to constrain its policy or in jure its usefulness. We cordially greet our old friend Russell on his return to the edito rial field, ami wish him better success than ids former enterprise met with. &o good a printer and clever a fellow ought to prosper. The Editor of the lied Wing Republican is determined to misrepresent us. He sneaks about the ‘-taking back its words’’ and ‘-placing right on lue record, the man it had grossly wronged.” We deny that wc have taken h ick any of our words in the matter alluded to, or that we grossly wronged the individual for whom the zeal of long personal friendship on the part of the RepnUunn editor, induces him to volunteer so much ‘-right or wrong” partizanship. Wc were jnst to him, first and last! He deserved what wc said of him both times, or we should not have said it. \\ c trust never to be found hesitating to condemn faults, any more than to credit aiitucs in public meu—and this, re gardless whether personal or political friends or political foes, are pleased or offended. Wc recognize no persoual friendship that inter fere with our duty to party or to the public. —When may we expect the Rea Wing Republican to do U 3 the justice to retract its endorsement of the dirty fling of the St. Pe ter Free Press at the integrity of our motives in the matter in question ? Or has it not manliness enernrh lor that ? The .rican Tfnipcr»«ure of Olilcago aud Ml. l'aul Compared. It ma v' seem paradoxical, but it is neverthe less a laid, that for nine months of the year the average mean temperature or mean heat of St. Paul, in latitude 44 deg. 53 uiiu., is greater than at Chicago, in latitude 43 deg. 04 min. And that for the six mouths of the vear, beginning with the month of Aprih which are so importaut, and all important to the farmer, the average meau temperature or average heat at St. Paul is decidedly great er than at Chicago. The general opinion in the Northern, Eastern and Middle States, is that Minnesota is too cold a country for suc cessful farmiug; that hut a limited variety ol crops can he raised here; and therefore many persons who otherwise would make their home in this Territory, are tempted to sett e in lowa, Nabraska and Kansas, when, in truth, the same crops can be cultivated suc cessfully in Minnesota than can be in Penn sylvania. As the climate of Chicago, w hich city is better known in the East than any other Western city or town, is pretty well under stood by Eastern people, we have been led to examine ISi.oocktt's Climatolegi/ and the Arina Meteorological lltgister, to ascertain from tlie careful observations there compiled, what the exact difference is, in the tempera ture of the two places. The average winter temperature at St. Paul we find to be ten degrees colder than at Chicago—St. Paul averaging 16 deg. 1 min. above zero, and Chicago 25 deg. 9 min. above—which difference is compensated to St. Paul in part, however, by a much less amount of snow, rain and wind. The average of the remaining nine months is greater at St. Paul than at Chicago, by about one degree, and the average of the six mouths beginning with April and ending with September, which season includes “both seed time and harvest,” is about two and a haif degrees greater at the former than at the latter place. Taking the thcrmometrical observations made at both places, for the same period of five years, we find them as follows: A />/•. J May June July Auy. Se/it. St. Paul, ■l!*-'.. .01 - i’ ....67-’ 5'....73_- 5'....0>J J 2'...55;2' Chicago,46 1...50 » 02 7....70 H OS 5... .60 1 It will be perceived that the average mean 1 monthly temperature, or heat, of every month I of the six, excepting September, is greater at ' St. Paul than at Chicago. The month of September is an important month to the ag- I riculturist; as in that month he gathers in a i large proportion of his matured crops, which ‘ may be blighted and blasted by one heavy i frost, and the labor of a year dissipated. To j ascertain the liability of crops being injured I in this region by frost, in September, we have examined the observations made at Fort Snelling, during eleven years, for the month of September, and find that for ten years out of eleven, the thermometer did not indicate so low a degree of temperature as the freezing point, and lbr the remaining year, only one observation where the cold indicat ed was under the freezing point, and then it was only two degrees below, in the latter part of the month possibly, and not suf | ficicntly cold to injure any crops exposed to I it. It is a well known fact that Indian Corn can bo successfully cultivated in any climate where the average mean temperature of the month of July exceeds (>8 c . It will be no tice I that not only the average mean temper ature at Saint Paul, and by that we mean :.t Fort Snciiing (two miles south and three we.->t of St. Paul,) where the observations have been made, is </nattr than 08 ° for the month of July, but also greater for the month of August, and that the average of June only falls one bail'a degree below 08 °. So there could not be any doubt—without even our successful experience on the subject for years and judging from theory only, and the cli mate during the growing months—that Corn can be raised with great success iu this re gion of country. We would also call the atten tion of eastern people contemplating moving westward to one very important fact, shown, by contrasting tho temperature at Saint Paul with that of Chicago, as above, aud that is the great dilference iu temperature iu favor of St. Paul, lor the months of April, May and June, during which months vegetation so much needs warmth. This dilference in tem perature, between the two places very well accounts for the statements sometimes made that “the season in St. Paul is two weeks ear lier than at Chicago. 1 ’ —ln making these remarks aud entering upon tliis contrast with Chicago, to the dis advantage in one sense of the latter, our ob ject is not to depreciate Chicago, so much as to avail ourselves of her conceded ability' to raise in her vicinity corn aud all the cereals successfully, in order the better to convince those doubters in the east of their error who still labor under the misapprehension that be cause here at St. Paul we are nearly two de grees farther north, our climate is necessari ly proportionably colder throughout the year. The figures show that in the growing months it is warmer, and this with the warm nature of our soil, accounts for our not only being able to cultivate corn successfully, but for the immense quantity of fine melons of every variety that are so easily and plentifully pro duced. An Irinli LegiMlator. A laughable incident occurred in the House this morning, during the election of Chief Clerk. The election is made by a viva vue vote, the clerk pro tem. calliug the roll and each member answering the name of|tbe person of his choice as lie is called. When the clerk reached Mr. Hanrehan, of Milwau kee, a gentleman of Milesian extraction, that Solon responded “Ilerc !’’ “Mr. Hanrehan, 5 ' repeated the clerk. •‘Here,’’ again answered that gentleman. 1 .e clerk tueu completed calling the roll, v.-hcn Col. Steever, of .Milwaukee, arose and asked that the name of his colleague might be called again. Col. S. Lad been in the meantime illuminating the mind of his fellow towsman and representative. Clerk (in a loud voice)—“Mr. llanrehan.” Mr. Hanrehun (looking \ ery red) “Here.” threat laughter on the oor and in the gal leries. Speaker Lovell—“ The gentleman will des ignate the person he wishes elected Chief Clerk, as his name is called. M r . Clerk, call Mr. Hanrchan again.” Clerk—" Mr. llanrehan 1” Mr. Hanrchan, (much embarrassed, but smiling and redder than ever.) The response was received with roars of laughter. Mr. Hanrchan is an uncompromising Dem ocrat, and will make his mark in the Assem bly.—Madison Journal. —The Madison Journal , we arc afraid, is disposed to sneer at the qualifications of the son of the “green isle,” to frame laws for the people. The Journal should reflect that the Irish become miraculously qualified for office by a special patent from the Democratic par ty and their own modesty. Thk will of Madame T)e Lux has been de cided in New York, giving her largo estate to John F. Ferric, a Cincinnati barber. PKOSPKCTI'S FOR 1 85 8. GREAT INDUCEMENTS TO GET UP CLUBS FOR TUB SAINT PAUL WEEKLY MINNESOTIAN. A Newspaper of tills title, of the largest size, is made up WEEKLY from the reading matter ofthe Daily Mis- kksotian, ami Is furnished to Clubs and others at the following extremely low rates, which must be PAID IN VARIABLE IN ADVANCE: For Oue Copy, $2,00 For Five Copies, 8,00 For T**u Copies, 15,00 For 20 Copies, (to one address,) 20,00 For 20 Copies, (separately addressed) 24,00 It needs no elaborate advertisement to proclaim the PRINCIPLES* which guide, POLITICALLY, the JHunt totian. It is a paper that is REPUBLICAN in all its phases, and it claims to possess in opposition to Slave* ry everywhere, and in favor of Freedom every where, the stillest and most erect of spinal columns. There is not the least particle of dough about its face; nor plia bility iu the back-bone of its principles. Its conductors have “sworn eternal hostility to every form of tyranny over the bodies and minds of menand they hesitate uot to give their sentiments voice through their press on all fit occasions, —But we want it distinctly understood, however, that the Minnesotian is a party paper. It stands by the Re publican organization at all times, because we believe that organization, steadily adhered to and presevered in, is the only hope of the country to ensure the triumph of Right against the disciplined cohorts of Despotism aud Democracy. We are in favor of strict discipline in our ranks. We want our people, like the Highlanders, to stand shoulder to shoulder, invincible in their one- ness of action, as in the sacred truth of their cause. — We don’t want bush-fighting, nor any man homing about amongst the trees, thinking with his little shot gun he can win the battle of freedom on his own hook. We have hail enough of this folly; and it is quite t line every Republican had learned in this respect, wisdom from the past. The militia of 1776 obtained an occa- sional success, and at the commencement of the revo lution our fathers were all militia ; but they soon found that in a long fight, and with regulars on the other side, they must be regular soldiers too; and everybody has read how it was the disciplined forces of the patrols un der Washington who fought this country successfully through an eight years war into independence and rec- ognized nationality. Our forces must be disciplined too, if we intend to win. This battle for freedom, like the contest for liberty they engaged in, is also a long fight. The Slave-power has exclusively ruled this country for more than a quarter of a century. It will not yield possession of any post of vantage it now holds from its citadel in the Supreme Court of the United States down to the smallest postmastership, without a protrac ted and severe struggle. Every man of the Republican party, therefore, who desires its principles to succeed, must enlist for the w ar and be zealous for thorough or ganization and complete discipline. Every man who likes this position, may rely upon the Minnmotian im plicitly, that it will never for light or trilling causes of dissatisfaction upon minor points, or even side issues which are not minor but are not yet practicable, ilinch from sustaining with all its might those who rally un- der, or who bear forward the regular standards of the Party, nor will it encourage by even quiet toleration, others in disturbing the compact firmness and efficiency of our Anti-Slavery array. In a; word, we belivu in standing by the platforms adopted by Republican State and National Conventions, and in supporting only and all the time the regular nominations made fairly upon their platforms. We believe in a sacrifice for the time being, pending a battle at the polls, of individual no- tions and individual preferences and individual claims, upon the common altar of the recognized principles of ltcpublicanism, to ensure victory over the veteran par- ty who possess the government, and who have surren- dcred every free principle underlying its foundation to sfuthern -iii'iatiou for the spoils of oOice anil the piun- <ler of the treasury. We believe if the soldiers of free- dom ;ire tolerated in breaking their ranks, to go maun- tiering after speculative theories of their own, however absolutely correct their theories may be—each following his own nose off upon impracticable tangents, neglect- >ng the chances meanwhile of effecting great substantial ami acknowledged good in the search after a present unattainable perfection—thecontest of freedom will be Indeed bequeathed to our children, for it will never be 'von ia that way by us to the end of our pilgrimage on tills earth. Union—discipline—organization—action— these, are the watchwords of success in political parties us in armies ; anil our paper, the J/inne-mtian, will la- hor to have them adopted in practice as the watch- words of every Republican In Minnesota. Besides being a political paper, the next principal fea ture of the Weekly Min.nesotian will be its NEWS— including original reports of the debates in the State Legislature; and in the publication of the latest intelli- gence of every kind, it will be our especial pride to be first and foremost. The DEVELOPMENT of the MATERIAL WEALTH Of MINNESOTA, the EXPOSITION of its RESOURCES, and the DESCRIPTION of its GEOGRAPHY and TO- POGKAPHY, will be another main feature of the J tin- nemtian'H columns. In accordance with its distinctive name,it is our earnest desire to make it truly A VIN- NKBOTA PAPER, devoted especially to the welfare and prosperity of our State. —Nor will LITEKATUKK and General MISCELLANY he neglected ; and FAKMKItS may rely on receiving in formation through our columns from time to time, cal culated to assist them in developing properly the AG Kl- CULTURAL CAPACITY of Minnesota These are some of the points upon which we ask pub lic patronage for the Weekly Minnesotian. If you like our principles anil bill of fare, please step up to the Captain’s Oflice and settle, in person or by letter, ad dressed to FOSTER & MOORE, Editors and Publishers, St. Poul, Minnesota. NEWS ITEMS. The Boston Ice-dealers propose to send out steam tugs to the banks for the purpose ofjtowing in a few ice-bergs to lill their hous es. This is equal to the plan offered some time since of “milking the whales” in Boston Bay, to supply the city with pure milk. Mer maids were to serve in the dairy. A movement is in progress to secure the rebuilding of the Cayuga Bridge. For many years this bridge was the principal crossing place of travelers and emigrants from New England to the West. Ox New Years morning; the employers in Nolte & McClure’s pork packing house, of BeardstowD, Illinois, slaughtered 602 hogs iu four hours ; and later in the day they slaughtered 1,134 hogs in seven hours and thirty minutes. Flight of thrPigeotjs. —Millions of wild Pigeons, says the Louisville Courier, passed over the city Friday evening on their flight North. The flock seemed more than a mile long, and they flew much higher thau usual. Their flight North is indicative of mild weath er for the balance of the winter. We hope the pigeons will not be disappointed. The Philadelplr.ans are rejoicing over the completion and the successful operation o their first, city Railroad. The cars now run North end South through the entire length of the City. Three omnibus lines running on the route of the roivl, were bought out by the Company. An individuainl Buffalo, supposed to be a discharged schoolmaster run mad, has been kidnapping yo ung boy s in the streets, taking them into a garret basement with him, and asking their, to recite portions of the multi plication table ; and if they fail, ho lathers them with a leather strap which he carries for that purpose. INTENTIONAL DUPLICATE EXPOSURE The Admission of Minnesota Retarded by IVedary and Rice. The Pioneer is evidently on the anxious seat. The blunder of Gov. Mbdakv and Mr. Hick in presenting at Washington a copy of our Constitution signed only by a minori ty of the Constitutional Convention, thereby delaying our Admission into the Union , is a re sponsibility before tho People which it is ap parently very anxious to divide with the lie publicans. To do this, it resorts to its old dodge of fictitious letters received by itself or forged by others. It is like “Toots” in Dombcy and Son, whose correspondence with himself was always very extensive. It now emarks as follows : “By a private letter received yesterday, we are assured that prominent Republicans of this vicinity Lave been writing letters to free soil members of Congress, urging upon them to take a stand against the Admission of Minnesota at this time.” It is needless to say that this is all “Bosh:" the statement of fact, certainly, the recep tion of such a letter, probably. With any other paper than the Piouter we might per haps concede the reception, but its habit of fictitious letter writing is so notorious that doubt is always cast on its assertions of this kind. —But pray, why should the Republicans here or at Washington tear their trousers about our speedy admission into the Union ? The Democratic Party is in the majority there as well as here. Here they obtained their majority, as all know, by a series of out rages, frauds and forgeries having only their parallel in Kansas. First the Constitutional Convention was split, because the Democrats were in a minority in that body. The Re publicans have been meanly compelled by the Democratic Territorial Government to pay their own expenses, although duly elec ted and commissioned in the public service.— At the recent State election, the Democratic party, fairly beaten by the votes of the peo ple, have obtained a Governor, tw r o United States Senators, and three Representatives to Congress by voting Breech-clout Indians, aud by forgeries at wholesale, after the election, of impossible majorities from regions where no people whatever reside. Is it surprising that under these circumstances the Republicans should feel insulted and outraged, or that smarting under snch wrongs, they should look with a feeling akin to indifference on the consummation of the rascalities, by the ad mission into Congress of some of the men for whose benefit they were perpetrated ? And when a climax is added to the whole category of outrage, by this said gross in sult of Medary and Rick, in attempting in violation of the compromises of the Conven tions, to ignore the existence of the Repub lican members and their seventy-five or eighty thousand constituents, it is not too much for the Republican party in Minnesota to de mand : First, That a copy cf the Constitution signed by the officers and members of the Republican wing of the Convention shall be duly certified to Congress, or Second, That a copy of the Constitution certified as the document voted for by 39,000 people of Minnesota, without regard to Con ventional differences or signatures, shall be alone the basis upon which we are admitted into the Union. Self respect demands that we should take these positions and we hope that the Repub licans members of Congress, will insist that one or the other should be conceded by our Democratic insulters, before they agree to the admission of our Senators or Representa tives to scats on the lloor of either branch of our National Legislature. Our .Senators are bogus, elected under a bogus law, signed by the Territorial Govern or. Two of our three Representatives have certainly no right to their seats under the census; and as for the third one, it is hard to tell who he should be, as Becker who re ceived the highest number of votes at the election was cheated by the State Canvass ers into being lowest on the return, ju3t as they robbed Ramsey of enough votC3 to give Sibley, along with his forged returns—a majority as Governor of the State. —And after all, we don’t think that the people would think it such a terrible catas trophe if Congress should order a new deal, and give Uncle Sam the opportunity of pay ing up the heavy bill of expenses already in curred in State-making, and which the peo pls are illy able to afford footing these hard times. Mail Carrier Drowned and team lost! —A rumor was prevalent on Saturday, that the mail sleigh which was to have arrived on Friday, had sunk in the river (what river?) on its way up, and was lost. We could trace it to no reliable source, and concluded that it was a ho ax. P. S. Since the above was in type, we learn from the driver of the stage which ar rived last night, that the rumor is really true. The driver of the stage which preceded him, was drowned, together with two horses, while attempting to cross the White Water or Minueiska River, this side of Winona, — no mail was lost, however. That stream was swollen, and the ice weakened by freshets. The driver of last night’s stage was compelled to wade over waist deep, and the mail, was carried over by two persons in a skift, at a cost of $3O. Two tons of paper mail remained behind. The Coldest Day of the Season. —Jack Frost was about on Tuesday night. The thermometer commenced sinking early in the afternoon, and at dark it was “bitter cold.”— Almost no one was on the streets after that Lour, and all seemed to find superior attrac tions around a warm stove, or in a comfort able parlor. The sidewalks cracked every moment like pistols, and all night long, as the mercury settled slowly down in the tube, repeated expressions from steps, doors, porch es, &c., were heard in every house, caused by the contracting power of the frost after such a damp warm spell. Yesterday morning the mercury marked 17 ° below zero. During yesterday, however, it was quite pleasant, and the sun shone brightly. Free Fight—Pat Riot-ism. —Two par ties of Micks got into a swate bit of a mus 3 on the corner of Minnesota and Seventh sts. yesterday afternoon, which is described as being rich, only it was not effective enough on either side, to afford any gratification to the few white men looking on. They finally separated, after pummeling each other awhile, aud no arrests were made. The Artesian well in Columbus, Ohio, lias been sunk 316 feet, and is now passing through solid lime rock. It is the opinion of an eminent geologist, that at least 500 feet of this rock must be penetrated ; for water, if found at all, must be found in sand rock.— The work on the well is being carried on with renewed activity, under the inspiration of an appropriation of 5*2,500. Terrible Catastrophe at Hastings. We loam by a gentleman from Hastings that ou Tuesday, the 2d inst. a terrible acci dent occurred there, involving the loss of four lives. The rope ferry at that place had been in operation nearly all winter, but was interrupted for a week or two recently by the increased severity of the weather. The thaw and rain, however, of the few days back, induced the ferrymen to cut out the ice in the way of the passage of their boat across the river. This made a uarrow chan nel with ice on either hand. Betweeu three and four o’clock in the afternoon of the day mentioned, the ferryman proceeded to take over three passengers in a skiff; these were Mr. McDonald ami his wife, who had a house and farm on the opposite bluir, and a gentle man from Prescott, name unknown. When midway in the river, the wind forced the skiff down against the edge of t he ice on the lower side, when it is supposed, the suction ol the current suddenly capsized the boat, aud before any of them could j ump upon the ice to save themselves, the passengers, fer ryman, boat and all, were drawn down, and disappeared under the ice—to appear no more. The ferryman’s wife stood on the bank and saw the sad accident which hurried her husband from before her eyes to eternity. Mr. and Mrs McDonald were old settlers and leave a large family ol helpless children behind them. The bill recently passed by our Legisla ture authorizing a uew road to Superior by way of Lake Como, is an important one for the interests of St. Paul. By curving’ a lit tle to the westward the route secures a level dividing ridge, and avoids a succession of short hills immediately north of us. 'rbis road commences at Wabashaw street, whi ch with this extension at one end and the bridg’e at the other, will become a central and im portant transverse aveuue through our city. J. P. Owens, Gi*o. Scotten and A. A. Par- j ker, Esqs., are ihu Commissioners appointed, i The 5,000,000 Bill. Messrs. Editors :—Knowing your willing ness to publish anything tending to throw light, as well as to exhibiting public opinion, on so important a measure as the Bill now before the State Senate proposing to amend the Constitution so as to allow the State to loan her credit to Railroad companies, I send you the following article, which I cut from the Chatfield Republican , one of the ablest papers in the State. It appears to me to ex press fully the scntimeuts of a large majority of the people of SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. STATE CREDIT TO RAILROAD COMPANIES. We are indebted to the politeness of Hon. E. Hodges, of the Senate, for a copy—by last evening’s mail—of the infamous bill intro duced into the Senate, by Mr. Streeter, of Brownsville, proposing amendments to tLo Constitution of the State of Minnesota.— Our time and space in our columns will not permit an extended notice ol this audacious scheme of Treasury plundering, in our pres ent issue, but we canuot refrain from giving a brief notice of this infamous attempt io in volve our State in a debt of five millions of dollars, for the benefit of an interesting batch of Railroad Companies. The impudence and audacity of the Cor poration beggars, wbo ask this bonus of the State, is iu beautiful harmony with that of the illustrious Senator from Brownsville, who introduced the bill to the Senate. This really interesting bill is prefaced by a long Whereas preamble, the substance of which is, the very existence of Minnesota de pends now upon the immediate commence ment and early completion of the contempla ted Railroads, to which the lands granted by Congress were awarded at the extra session of the Legislature, in May last, and that on account of the loss of public “confidence” in projects for substantial progress, Minnesota must furnish the means for thsee works. The bill therefore modestly asks the peo ple of Minnesota to so amend their Consti tution, that the little debt of five millions (!) may now be contracted, and the proceeds placed in the hands of a set of irresponsible Railroad companies to be by them expended in the construction of these roads ; but this is not the end—“the bitter end.” It provides further that additional Slate debts may be contracted in the same manner ; and if this can be carried through, the system of State Treasury plundering is fairly inaugurated, and the people of Minnesota may at once make up their minds that before a quarter of a century has passed over their heads, they will be as heavily burdened with State debts as the State of Pennsylvania. The bill provides that twelve hundred and fifty thousand dollars shall be furnished to each of the Companies selected as the recipi ents of the public plunder to be thus taken from the people, and to secure the payment of which to the State, with the interest annually accruing on the said bonds, the said compa nies are to appropriate the nett profits of the said roads, and the first mortgage bonds up on the respective roads. Not one of these companies have a singh- mile of road con structed, —not even graded. They have’nt probably the right of way, on a single mile, some if not all are indebted to the Engineers and Surveyors who spent the entire summer in running preliminary and located lines for these modest beggars, those companies who had such immense stock subscriptions only last May, and to whom the munificent grant of lands granted the Territory by Congress were awarded; and who are not now satisfi ed with that, but modestly ask that they may he permitted to put their hands into the Treasury to the tune of five millions, and give security for it on what 1 the wind ! or some thing that exists only in imagination. There is another provision of the bill wc wish to just notice in this place. It is a pro vision which beautifuly illustrates the ex treme modesty and tender regard of the dis tinguished Senator from Brownsville—that very interesting little town under the wild cat bluff (swamp,) near the banks of the Mis sissippi—for the general welfare of the peo ple. It is the proviso that two-fifths of the amount appropriated to the Southern Min nesota Railroad Ccmpuny, or half a million of dollars, shall be expended in constructing eight miles of road between the important town of Brownsville and some equal important point li near v Hokah. But wo have no room for further notice this week, bnt shall not lose sight of this vitally important question to the future well being of Minnesota. An Unparalleled Honor. A mark of respect was shown yesterday i to the memory of General Havelock, which ' was worth more than a peerage. The flags of the shipping in our harbor, and our pub lic buildings, were displayed at half-mast du ring the day, as a token of grief for his loss. It was a purely voluntary tribute paid to his memory by a people to whom he was a stran ger. who were in no way interested in his ca reer, and to whom even his name was un known six months since. It was a tribute of respect which even the Duke of Welling ton did not command, and which we believe was never before paid to a foreigner. But “one touch of nature makes the whole world kind,’’ and the bravery and manliness of this true hero have touched the hearts of the peo ple of this country, who have watched his career with eager solicitude since the stirring events of the East Indian revolt have render ed his name as familiar here as it is in his own country, and the intelligence of his death has produced as deep a feeling of re gret as though he had been a countryman of our own.—JV. Y. Times. Ot.,e Bell, the violinist, has just been mulcted to the tune of $1,108.05, in the New York courts, in a suit against him by a stable keeper, for the care of his horses. European Correspondence of the Min* nettotian.— No. 6. LONDON Messrs. Editors. —ln addition to those places I have mentioned there aie many oth ers of note in London. In my discriptiou of a few of these I shall be very brief. The new Houses of Parliament are situated on the banks of the River Thames, opposite Westminster Abbey, and are built nearly af ter the same style of architecture. It is a very large building, and the most costly of any in England. 1 never saw a building that appears to have so much work on it as this, both on the outside and within, and yet I do not like the appearance of it as well as I do many of the public buildings in the United States. The Lamps on the outside in the shape of a globe are very pretty. I received cards from the gentlemanly Secretary of our Minister to visit the interior, but as the Hous es were not in session I did not have the pleas ure of seeing and hearing many of the public men of England. St. Paul’s Cathedral is a place very much celebrated, and was built by the Masonic Fra ternity. It was thirty-five years being built, and cost seven and a half million dollars, and this, too, at a time when labor was very cheap. There are many Monuments on the inside, and among them is that of its Architect, Sir Christopher Wren, Howard, the Philanthro pist, Lord Nelson, and other Heroes. I attended divine service in this place. It is Episcopal, or Church of England as it is | sometimes termed, and I noticed there were j twelve men and eight boys in clerical robes, | and from the number of seats for the Clergy | I should judge this was only about one half |of the full number. There are also seats ex i pressly for the Lord Bishop, Mayor, and Al | derinen of the City of London. On the top i of this building is to be obtained the best j view of this City. The British Museum contains the largest | collection in the world, consisting of stuffed | beasts, animals, birds, reptiles, fishes, fossils, ' insects, minerals, skeletons of beasts and an j imals, ancient sculpturing, and ancient relics !of every discription. This building is the j property of the Government, and admission is free to all. To any one that takes an in terest in natural history and antiquities a few days could be spent here with profit. Nearly all the products of Dr. Layard’s excavations ' on the site of ancient Ninevah, and other vlaces in Assyria are deposited here. Some of the specimens to be seen are the oldest ki 10 wn, or nearly 4000 years old. The National Gallery contains a large and fine- collection of Paintings, and is also free to all. Havi.ng heard much of Madame Tussaud & Sons’ Waxworks, I paid it a visit. It is in Baker Street—a very aristocratic part of the eitv—and contains about three hundred and fifty Wax models of the most prominent in dividuals of the present and past ayes, and arc considered to be the most correct likeness es in existauce. In walking through a place of this kind, it is sometimes very difficult to tell visitors, when they are seated or stand ing, from the Models, as some of the latter move and apparently breathe. Many of tin* figures I could call by name those who they were intended to represent, although I had never seen them in person, but owing to hav ing seen their portraits very often. Among the Figures here is tha t of George Washington, dressed as first Presit lent of the United fetates. T think this is the woi *st likeness on exhibi tion, as it don’t look liL* Washington at all to me,—the features and mAUth being too small. What gives an additional interest to the fig uresis, that many of thein.ve clothed in the same dresses as worn by thos '© they represent. T 1 o figure of Emperor Nape 'I ,D > the first, is laying or the same camp bed. stead, matrass and pillow, that was used by him seven years during his exilement at St. Hole t)a, and his body covered by the same cloak lhn't bo wore at Marengo, and which served a- hi A funeral pall. There are also many other relic.* °t bis personal property, including his carriage* to ken at Waterloo, —most of which th.’ugs Madame Tussaud procured from the Gove.'u ment. One of the -rooms is called “ThC Chamber of Horrors,’’ and contains a larp * collection of the figures of most notr ri ous criminals of the last century I will give you a sketch of one person in this room, and that is of Count Do Lorgc, and who is repre sented in a prison in the Bastile, with a lonl of bread and a pitcher of water on a table before him, and on the loaf is the figures of two .Mice, fixed by machinery so that they run around and nibble just as natural as life. This man whom Madame Tussaud says she saw in exile, was confined in the Bastilc thir ty years for offending a minister ; and when liberated lie found all his relations and friends dead and almost forgotten. Liberty had no joys for him. He often begged to be re stored to the prison he inhabited so long.— He died shoitiy after his release. In this room is exhibited tiie same guillo tine that was used in France during the Reign of Terror, and decapitated Louis XVI., Duke of Orleans, Robespierre and others. The Thames Tunnel is another institution. This tunnel is under the Thames River, in the eastern part of London. The charge to go through is two cents. I paid that sum at a door, and passed inside. The first thing that greeted my ear was music from below. T descended a flight of steps for sixty feet, to the entrance of the tunnel. There are two roads through it, each about sixteen feet wide. One of them is closed u p for some reason. On going through it .1 found it lighted with gas, and various stoi cs for the sale of fancy articles, refreshment rooms, &c., and miniature panoranomas and otLer exhib itions all the way through. At one of the latter -places I saw a neat and small steam engine performing the duty of organ ist on a large hand organ. After going through and thinking of the wonderful skill of man in con structing this tunnel, I thought and asked myself for what it was built ? for I cannot see that it is of the least use whatever. No one that is going across the river would be likely to go through it, for they can cross in a boat in half the time, and not have to as cend and descend sixty feet; and therefore the only traffic through it is hv visitors. In company with a few friends I visited the Crystal Palace. It is the same Palace that was built in Hyde Park for the great exhibition. It is now removed to Syden ham, nine miles from London. A railroad runs from the latter place right, into the gar den of the palace This place is the prettiest 1 ever saw ; the Crystal Palace at New York is uot by any means so extensive. I was told there was thirty-four miles of walk in the building. The inside is laid ofF with plauts and flowers from various parts of the globe, together with sculpture, paintings, birds, machinery, and goods of various de scriptions. Among the machinery in motion is the loom for the manufacture of cotton from the raw material to its finish ready for use ; also the manufacture of needles, shew ing the process it goes through before lit to use. There is also a newspaper printed here, by steam. I believe it is weekly, al though copies are struck oft every day to sell to visitors. There is also silk velvet weav in 0 by a hand loom. All tfc goods manu factured here are for sale, and are mostly sold to visitors ; as are also most of the goods on exhibition. Among the busts here I noticed several Americans—among them John Quincy Ad ams, Daniel Webster and Benjamin Franklin. There is a very large organ inside that is used at concerts, <Vc., for which a part is fit ted up expressly. It was during the playing of this organ that I saw a negro sitting in company and chatting with three fine loot ing white ladies, he having his arm round one of them very lovingly, and she apparent ly as prouu or his company as if he was white. _ * Outside of the building the grounds are laid out beautifully, and are used for cricket and other sports. There are several foun tains the largest of which throws water 200 feet high. It is surprising what a number of people visit here. The day before I was here there was 35,000 visitors ; and quite of ten there are as many as 10,000 in one day. No stranger to London should fail to visit the Crystal Palace. It is as prettr and in teresting a place as a person would* wish to I lt will take a full day to walk over it While in London I visited most of the I theatres. They are all built similar to those in the States, but the regulations are difier -1 cut. No lady is allowed to sit in the dress circle with her lmt or bonmrt on; and re spectable ladies frequent the pit and upper boxes which you are aware is not the custom with us. I am not much of a critic, but I think the actors dress more natural than with us. There is one very detestable practice in England, and that is remancr&tiug waiters and paying extra charges after you enter places of amusement. The iirst theatre I was in a man came up with a lot of bills of the play, and said “Will y< u have a bill of the play, sir ?” I said yes, and he handed me one and demanded sixpence for it! I have been into a hotel and taken cue dinner, when the waiter would touch his hat and say, ‘‘Re member the waiter, sir.” If Igoto a public garden and call for any refreshments, it is the same, and this is the custom universally— Many of these waiters get no other remuner ation for their service than what they re ceive from visitors. In fad many give bo nus s for these places. If I go to any of the places of amusement T almost surely find some extras; for instaucc, the admittance to the Cremorne Gardens is twenty-live cents ; and yet to see all there is there to sec, the charge is $3.25 to $3.75. A day or two ago I came across the fol lowing correspondence that passed between the manager of Drury' Lane and Covent Gar den Theatres; I don’t think it has ever ap peared in a paper yet: ‘‘Drury Laue, Nov. 9th.—My Dear Hop kins—For God sake lend me a couple of con j spirators for to-night. Recollect you have borrowed one of ours for u singing Druid, | and another of our best is Doge of Y'euice i to-night. Entirely and devotedly yours— Wild.” “Covent Garden, Nov. 9th.—My Dear Wild—l have ordered them to look you out two of the most genteel assassins, and I’ll take care they shall go shaved and sober.— Pray tell Farren he must play our Archbish op to-morrow, we’ll cut the part that he may dress time enougU afterwards for your gen eral in the camp. Yours respectfully—Hop kins. P. S.— lf you have a full moon to spare I wish you’d lend it us for Thursday. I send you some lightning that I can venture to rec ommend.’’ “Covent Garden, Nov. 12th.—My Dear Fellow—There’s the devil to pay about our Tuesday’s Pantomime, the blacksm'th can’t repair our great serpent till Friday, and the old camel that we thought quite sound has brokeu down at rehearsal, so pray send us your elephant by the bearer, and a small ti ger with the longest tail you can pick out.— I must trouble you too, for a dozen of your best dancing shepherds for that night, for though I see you’d want them for highway men in the Beggers Opera, they’ll be quite in time tor us afterwards. Forever com pletely yours—Uopkins.” “Dear Hopkins—l just write you a line while the beasts are packing up. I beg you’ll not be out of spirits, as you may the shepherds, and any other animal you may have occasion lor. 1 have it in orders to ac quaint you too, that we don't use Henderson lor Falstaff on Friday, you may have him for Richard, with a dozen and a half of our sol diers for Bosworth Field, only begging you’ll return them to us iu time for Boxheatb.— Totally yours—Wild. P. S.—Send me a Cupid, mine has got the measles.” “Covent Garden, Nov. 12th.—Dear Wild —Thank you for your Ileuderson and the sol dier.-; do let them bring their helmets for ours is tinning. The bearer is our Cupid, at a shilling a night, finding his own wings. Gen uine yours—Hopkins.” The Police of Loudon is a very fine body of men and very civil; in fact they are a Model Police. My next letter will be a trip to Paris. Yours truly, E. C. Arrival of the C'nuada—Three Day* La ter from Europe. Halifax, Jan. 23. The R. M. 9toamship Canada, from Liver pool on the lGth, has arrived. The steamship Ariel had put back to Cork on the I.oth iust.. with her main shalt broken. The Leviathan had been pushed nearly to th e end of the launching ways. Little else wo. dd be done till the high tides of January lloat her. T'"* London money Market was easier.— Messrs. 0. T. Gray & Sons, of London, in tl:- Canadian trade, have suspended. i'ho American barque Adriatic, which was confiscated by the Court of Aix, for coming in collision with the steamship Lyounaise, had escaped from Marseilles. A new Spanish Ministry had been organ ized. JSiews from India, one week later had bee’’ received, but there was nothing further from Cawnpore. The Bank of England had reduced the rate of discount to 5 per cent. France.—An attempt upon the Emperor’s life was made on the evening of the 14th on their Majesties’ arrival at the Opera House. Three explosions, coming from hollow projec tiles, were heard. Sixty pelBms were wound ed and three killed. The Emperor's hat was pierced, and his aid-de-camp slightly wound ed. Two footmen were also wounded, and one of the horses attached to the carriage was also killed. Tiie couspirators were Italians, and many arrests were made. After the Opera the Em peror was enthusiastically hailed by the pop ulace. India— Bombay dates were to December 24th. The garrison at Fattebp >re were press ed by the insurgents, aud have abandoned part of their intrenchments to take np a more secure position. A body of insurgents bad been defeated at Genownce, and 150 killed. Three British ollicers were killed. The in surgents in the neighborhood of Jubbclpore were attacked on the 20th, nor without de cisive result. Reinforcements were marching there. Several executions of native Chiefs had taken place. The Puugaub, Scinde and Bombay were quiet. Spa n.— The Queen’s speech announces that she has accepted the mediation of France and England in the quarrel with Mexico, but that under all circumstances the honor of Spain shall bo preserved intact. Istowitz is the head of the new ministry. Italy. —Mazzini has published an address to the people of Italy, telling them to con spire, is not a right but a duty. Latkst — Paris, Friday.— Four Italians, in cluding Counts Orizini and l’ierra, have been arrested, and many other arrests havejbeen made. Five persons are dead. Paris, Saturday.—lt appears that the po lice of Paris were notified by the Belgian police of an intended attempt at assassina tion- London, Saturday.—The Times' city arti cle says that the attempted assassination of the Emperor caused a flatness in the funds to day. The stock exchange rates for advances remains at 3 per cent. Pennsylvania Lcsisiature. Harrisburg, Jan. 28. The Senate has passed the joint resolution authorizing the Governor to open a corres pond“ntx with the Governors of other States, for the purpose of calling a convention for the adoption of measures to prohibit notes of a less denomination thou 30’s, slo’s or s2oa. Resolutions have been offered to the Legis lature instructing Senators to resist the ad mission of Kansas into the Union unlil its constitution has received the unqualified sanc tion of a majority of the bona fide residents. Thev were referred to a special committee amid much confusion. TcrrK>l« Steamboat Disaster. Cincinnati, Jan. 28. TliJ steamer Fanny Fern, from St. Louis, for I'ttsburgh, with 400 tons produce, fifteen cabin and twenty deck passengers, exploded her boiler this P. M., eighteen miles below this city. Fifteen lives are reported lost, including Capt. Woodward, several deck hands and fite men, and three ladies. The boat took fire, burned to the waters’ edge and sunk. Clerks Rogers and Dunn were scalded.— The former badly and the latter slightly. The O. & M. train brought up thirty of the sufferers—fifteen of whom were wound ed. The pilot, engineers and mate were saved. Washington, Jan. 28. • Senate. —Mr. Foot introduced a proposi tion as an amendment to Davis’ Pacific Rail road bill, in case that the majority of the se lect committee shall fail. The amendment adds a claim for the nertbem route. Mr. Slidell, from the Select Committee ap pointed to consider the banking system of the District of Columbia, reported a bill pro hibiting the issue of bank notes of any denom ination less than $5O, within the District, by corporations located beyond its limits. The bill was made the special order for the second Tuesday in February. lue bill for increasing the Army was taken up, and Mr. Toombs made an earnest and able speech against it. The special order being the subject of a medal to Commodore Paulding was taken up. Mr. Pearce made a speech justifying Com. Paulding, who had his hearty thanks, and no doubt those of the mass of the country ; but he would not vote for a medal, for his ser vice was not of a class which had ought to be made historical Mr. Slidel earnestly disapproved of Com modore P&ulding'g act, ana concluded by of fering an amendment to the bill reported by the Committee on Foreign Relations author ising the President to suspend the neutrality laws at his discretion, not exceeding twelve months, and in case the President should do so to communicate his reasons therefor to Congress. The subject was postponed to the 9th of February. The consideration of the army bill was re sumed. Mr. Stewart supported it. Mr. Fessenden made a speech to show that the freemen of Kansas were not guilty of treason, and that Senators might approve the army bill without desiring civil war there. Without taking the question, the Senate adjourned till Monday. House —The House went into Committee on the printing deficiency. Mr. Shaw, of 111., commenced a speech on the Kansas question, when Mr. Burnett rose te a point of order, saying that the rule re quires members to confine themselves to the subject under consideration. The Chairman remarked that if this question was now pre sented for the first time he could decide the point when taken, but a different usage has prevailed. After debate Burnett withdrew his objec tion, and Shaw proceeded. Mr. Hickman made a long speech in op position to the position of the Adminis tration and the Lecompton Constitution, without any decision the committee rose and the House adjourned. Washington, Jan. 29. House.— Mr. Howard called attention to the fact that the bill providing for the defi ciency in the appropriation for the printing, now before the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, had not been discus sed, but the debate was devoted to general subjects. He offered resolutions for extend ing debate on the bill till to-morrow, and confining speeches strictly to the subject. Mr. John Cochrane objected, for the sim ple reason that it was now too late to insist on such a course, the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union having dis tinctly refused to enforce the rule: Further proceedings on this subject were terminated, by the House going into Com mittee of the Whole on the Printing Defi ciency bill. Mr. Burnett said that the public printing had been charged as a source of corruption, through which the Treasury had been robbed. Alsu, that gentlemen who hold the office of Public Printer, had realized princely for tu .es ; and extensive combinations are form er' through which the printing is controlled. 1 ’<■ did not make these charges, nor did he know how far they were true. It had been advanced in favor of their election that they had given thousands of dollars, and freely opened their purses during the Presidential election. The printing had grown enormous ly for a few years past. P **••' ♦''iwn.ow. ond Congress it was t Amongst othdr citations o eaid that $45,548 was sp.< woodcock, squirrels, mice to be worthlessly put into report. He was for stopj the treasury, by paying ft is ted and dispersing with tin ed. lie moved to amend ing the proposed appro ■; to $420,000. Mr. Letcher shower tb. the bill was to pay for iial the last two Congresst. , . •.. , 0 fact of the publication of tl -iport u' illi, Astronomical Expedition costing $115,000, and that of the Pacific Survey nearly $833,- 000 and Emery’s Report $347,000. He hoped that in some way a stop would soon be put to this system of printing. The publica tion of these and other reports amounted to nothing more than that the government was to be the publisher. Some of these books were utterly worthless. He appealed to the committee to take some means to put an end to such shameful extravagance in the future. Their constituents should not be taxed for such unjust and wasteful purposes. Mr. Phelps explained that the bill is to provide for the payment of the amount due under contract made by the House. Those contracts should be met, and Congress should not undertake to repudiate them, and the present Congress should be held respon sible for its expenditures for printing, and should govern its future course by its expen ditures of the past. Mr. Crawford was willing to pay for work already done to the amount of $375,000, and no more. Mr. Nichols thought that it was proper that the House should manifest its sense as to what should be done relative to printing, but he was opposed to the suggestion of the gentleman from Georgia. After further debate the committee rose, without coming to a conclusion upon the subject, and the House then adjourned till Monday. St. Paul markets. Miskssotus Omcs, l Feb. 0,1558. f Another week of unpleasant weather, and bad roads have exerted an unfavorable change on the Markets.,— The roads, being broken up by the continued thaw, and the unusual and unseasonable rains of the past week, have pal an embargo on traveling or teaming almost en tirely, and our streets during this time have been unusu ally dull, and devoid of the bustle incident to the excel lent weather nnd easy sleighing of the preceding week. As an evidence of the dullness of trade, we were told that several teams from below, loaded u i h provisions and produce of various kinds, arrived during the week. The persons in charge, however, finding the market well supplied, or owing to the difficulty of Selling any quan tity for cash, realised hut little on their cargoes. St. l’aul is weil supplied with most of the staple asticles of provision, and the prices range low. The demaßd for shipments from below are continually growing less.— Still, the prices which have ruled, still attract hither ma ny lots of produce which, produced nearer here, are al ready offered at lower rates. We quote below the ruling prices of the Markets now. FLOUR.—FIour is now stationary at low rates. We qujt from sales at, Extra, $5,6Oa|G,UO. Superfine, $4,- 75a; i,50. 1 (Ifi.-i—3sa4oc per do*. •' TER.—Best firkin, 20 to 30c per lb. I": VISIONS.—Pork, |2sas2S per bbl.; Hams 15a170 per ll».; Potatoes 40a50c per bu.; Cheese, 10a61c per lb., Dried Fish, SalOo per lb.; FRESH MEAT.—The establishing of private Meat Markets throughout the city has reduced the price of Meat sensibly; It can now be bought as follows: Beef, by the quarter, 7a9; Mutton, 15a20c; Pork, by the carcass, 7aloc per lb.; Veal, 15a30c; Venison, <saloc per lb. Fresh Fish, GaBc. POULTRY.—PouItry has been somewhat more plenty duringthe past two weeks, ami has been retailing at a bout 20c per Ib. The enormous profit derived from this business should be an incentive to more persons to en gage in a systematic raising of Turkeys, Geese, Chick ens, Ac., of which the supply has never folly equalled the demand here. GROCERIESCoffee, 14a20 c; Brown Sugar, 12a14c ; Refined Sugar, 15a17c; Crushed and Powdered Sugar, 17a20c; Tea,soaSOc ; Rice, 6aS.o; Molasses, SOc af 1; Syr up, $1,00a51, 25; Star Oand'.es, 80a85c per lb.; Tal’-w Candles, 16a20c; Lara 01’, $1.40a1,60 per gal.; Salt, s4a $6,60 perbbl.; Vlne-; art 18a20c pe gal.; Tallow, 12a 18c per lb.; Lard, ’,6a200 per lb. The supply o' Groceries is good, and the stores well stocked with, mo «t articles we quote. DRIED yßUlT.—Peaches, unpared, 19c, pared, 25c. Apple* / carcer-18 to 200 per lb.