1 :V '. .
MY MOTIIER'S VOICE.
' mother's voi.ce! how often creeps
cadence on our lonely hours!
., r;lte healing sent casings of sleep
j Or dew to the unconscious flowers.
- (j icif ht forget her melting prayer
V bile pleasure's pulses maddening
Bat in the still, unbroken air ?
.er gentle tones come stealing by;
( And years of sin and manhood flee.
iana leave me at ray mother's knee !
The book of nature and the print,
Of beauty on the vhispering sea, '
Give still to me some Liniament
Of that which I was taught to be,
Jttv heart is harder, and perhaps
J My manliness has drunk up tears,
And there's a mildew in the lapse
' Of a few miserable years
j Bu" nature's book is even yet
With all my mother's lessons writ. .
; I ha ve been forth at even tide,
4 Beneath a moonlight sky of spring,
When earth was garnished as a bride, -v
And night had on her silver wing 7
"When bursting buds and diamond grass,
And waters leaping to the light,
When all was beauty, then have I,
With friends on whom my love is flung,
: Like Myrrh on winds of Araby,
Gaz'd up where evening's lamp "is hung.
And when the beauteous spirit there,
Flung over me its golden chain,
My mother's voice came on the air,
Like the light dropping of the rain.
And resting on some silver star,
The spirit of a bended knee,
I've poured her deep and fervent prayer
That our eternity might be
To rise in heaven like stars at night, '
i A singular attempt to rob tLe New Or
leans Post Office took place on the 27th ult.
On the morning- of that day an individual
named Smith appeared at the Post Office and
asked the clerk for a letter, which he said he
had thrown into the box; as he wanted to pay
the postage and correct an error. The c lerk
requested him to write his addrees, which he
did, imitating- the superscription of the letter
so well that the clerk did not detect the coun
terfeit. . The letter was handed to him, and
OF WASHINGTON, AND OF THE COGKi.S
WHICH SAT IN PHILADELPHIA WHILE
HE WAS PRESIDENT.
After a great deal of talking, and writ
ing, and controversy, about the seat of Con
gress under the present constitution, it was
determined that Philadelphia should be
honored with its presence for ten years, and
that afterwards its permanent location should
he was observed, before returning it, to take I be in the city of Washington, where it now
it. In the mean tune the leaerai city was
in building, and the legislature of Pennsyl
vania voted a sum of money to build a house
for the President, perhaps with some hopes
that this might help to keep the seat fof the
general government in the capital -for Phi
ladelphia was then considered the capital of
American Silk. Can the cultivation the State. What was lately the University
of silk be profitably carried on in the United I of Pennsylvania, was the structure erected
from it a bank-note. His conduct of course
excited suspicion, "and he wras finally arrest
ed, when it was found that he was a fellow
boarder of the real writer of the letter. He
was lodged in prison to await his trial. Lou
ment afforded him by the lady, a woman of 1 charging a part os iAfererf ahl a pan as ei.
i i tp 1,1 I. 1 hnnrra whPTP tnp 1 OTOTPCTriTff Jimftimto
hncfltvwnat nisiiOrosniD wuuiu w vuwui, -os'-s lvl
States? Such is the question that is almost
daily asked by those who see that in enga
ging therein tne people of this country, in
which wages are higher than in any part
of the world, must compete with those "of In
dia, in which wages are lower than in any
for this purpose. But as soon as General
Washington saw its dimensions, and a good
while before it was finished, he let it be
known that he would not occupy it that
he should certainly not go to the expense of
purchasing furniture lor such -a dwelling.
t esteemed his character, was superior to
girlish affectation, and made every advance
consistent with female delicacy the winter
was fast fading into spring, and he had not yet
got his mouth opened. Mamma at last lost
all patience; and one day, when his Lordship
was taking his usual lounge in the drawing
room, silent or- an occasional monosyllable,
the good old lady abruptly left the room and
locked the pair m alone. - WThen his Lord
ship, on essaying to take his leave, discovered
the predicament in which he stood, a desper-
ta -fit nf re nli?finn cm vnA him Miss sat
bending most assiduously over her needle, a
deep blush on her cheek. His Lordship ad
vanced towards her. but. losinsr heart by the
way, passed in silence to the other end of the
room. He returned to the charge, but again
without effect. At last, nerving himself like
one about to spring a powder mine, he stop
ped short before her -"Miss win you
marry me?" "With great pleasure my lord,"
was the answer friven. in a low, somewhat
more than six per centum per annum.
This is a mostlimportant decision and will
seriously affect all the Banks in the Stated
The practice has been common in all the
Banks' to charge a percentage for exchange
in addition to the interest
The Court m delivering its opinion, took
occasion to re-athrm lormer decisions, deci
ding that contracts between individuals,
jvhere more than J?gal interest was spe
cified to be paid, were good so far as the
principal and legal interest were con
cerned, but that the excess could not be re
other part: and as it is a matter of some im- For it is to be understood, that in those days
And tread a living path of light.
A THRILLING INCIDENT.
Among the perilous scenes of the heavy
gale which caused such wide spread disas
ter to our lake shipping, about a fortnight
since, (says the Buffalo Commercial,) one
thas come to our knowlege equalling in in
terest the most highly wrought tale of fic
tion. In that fearful night the steamboat
Constitution, Capt, Appleby, was out amidst
the terrors of the gale. By the glimpses
caught at intervals, when the fitful storm for
a moment broke away, the anxious and
watchful commander was made aware of the
critical situation of his boat, which was rap
pidly drifting in under the hurricane pow
er of the gale, which blew almost directly
across the lake toward a dangerous reef,
from which escape would be impossible.
He went directly to the engineer, and or
dered on "more steam." The reply of the
engineer, was that there was already as
much on as the boilers would safely bear.
Again did the captain seek the deck, to
see if his labouring boat was making head-
portance to come to" a right conclusion, we
deem it not amiss to offer to our readers a
few remarks for their consideration.
The reason why the money price of labor
is high in the United States is that it is aided
to so great an extent by capital, skill and in
telligence, and therefore produces a large
quantity of the commodities for which other
nations are willing to give gold and silver;
and the reason why its price is low in India
and France, is that there is an absence of
capital, skill and intelligence, and the la
borer produces a very small quantity of com
modities to be exchanged with other nations
for the precious metals. We do not pay a
mechanic or a laborer high wages because
he chooses to demand them, but because we
know that we can obtain from him in return
some com odity that we can exchange for
the price tnat we have paid, and with prof
it as a compensation Jbr our trouble.
In those countries in which the money
price of labor is high, the capitalist is enabled
tolive well, and rapidly to increase his means
as in England and in the U. S. In those
in which it is low, the capitalist cannot live
so well , nor is there so rapid an increase of
capital. Such is the case in India and m
France. To the capitalist, therefore, the la
bor of the U. S. and England is cheap, al
though he pays a high price for it, because
it yields largely; while that of France and
India is dear, although low priced, because
it yields so little. -
In confirmation of this view we will now
way, and again returned to the engine room, call attention to the fiot, that in the manafac
He explained to the engineer their hazard- ture of cotton and in the sailing of ships, we
ous situation, and told him that all hope was care nothing for the competition of India, or
lost if no more headway could be gained
but left the engineer to act at his discretion
in the crisis. A moment of reflection and
his decision was made. Life or death hung
on the issue. Certain destruction awaited
of the nations on the Baltic, where labor is
lowr-priced and unproductive, but we do care
for thecompetition of England whose labor
is almost as highpriced as our own; and Eng
land looks with more anxiety to our compe-
the boat and her7 devoted crew, in a fewbrief tition in every department of industry than to
minutes, u sne aid not gain upon tne driving mat oi any otner nataion ot the world, al
storm. JVhis might be asserted, if the boilers
alrerady crowded to a fearful pressure
. could yet bear a heavier strain, and that he
determined to try. True, the awful hor
rors of an explosion were vividly before
him the mangled limbs, the scorched and
"lifeless bodies, the death shrieks, and the
groans of the helpless victims, were before
his eyes arid on his ear the alternative was
a fearful one yet it must be resorted to.
He coolly directed the heads of two bar
rels of oil to be broken in, and the furnaces
were rapidly fed with wood dipped in the
jngmy mnamaDie liquid, wnne two men
with ladles dashed the oil into the flames.
The intense heat which these combustibles
created, genarated steam with the rapidity
of djghtning, and soon the resistless vapor
forcexl up the safety valve, and. issued forth
with tremendous violence, its sharp hissing
heard aboYe-thejvild uproar of the waters
and the storm. With a desperate and deter
mined courage, which equalled the most da
ring heroism that the page of history ever
recorded, the engineer, sat down upon the
level of the safety valve, to confine
and raise the steam to the necessary power
required to propel the boat against the drift
ing waves: In this awful situation he calm
ly remained, until the prodigious efforts of
the engine had forced the Constitution suffi
ciently offshore to be beyond the threatened
This intrepid act was not a rash and vain
glorious attempt to gain the applause of a
multitude by a iooi-hardy exposure of his
ine, in some racing excursion. it was not
of stern republicanism, no body thought
of Congress furnishing the President's,
house; cr if perchance such a thought did
enter into some aristocratic head, it was too
unpopular to be uttered.
President Washington, therefore, rented a
house of Mr. Robert Morris, in Market street,
between Fifth and Sixth streets, on the south,
side, and furnished it handsomely, but not
gorgeously. There he lived with Mrs. Wash
ington, Mr. Lear, his private secretary and
his wife, and Mrs. Washington's grandson,
Curtis, making a part of the family. Young
Curtis had a private tutor employed by the
President, who was engaged to attend on his
pupil one hour in the winter mornings, be
fore breakfast; & who then commonly break
fisted with' the President and his family.
The President ate Indian cakes for breakfast,
after the Virginia fashion; although buck
wheat cakes were generally on the table.
Washington's dining parties 'were enter
tained in a very handsome style. His week
ly dining day for company, was Thursday,
and his dining hour was always four o'clock
in the afternoon. His rule was to allow
five minutes for the variation of clocks and
watches, and then to go to the table, be pres
ent or absent, whoever might. He kept his
own clock in the hall, just within the out
ward door, and always exactly regulated.
Whenlouging members of Congress come
in as they often did, after the gu sts had sat
doAvri to dinner the President's only apology
was, "Lxentlemen, or bir, we are too punctu
al for you. I have a cook who never asks
whether the company has come, but wheth
er the hour has come."
The company usually assembled in the
drawing room, about fifteen or twenty min
utes before dinner, and the President spoke
to every guest personally on entering the
room. He was always dressed in a suit of
black, his hair powdered and tied in a black
bag behind, with a very elegant dress sword
which he wore with inimitable grace
Mrs. Washington-often, but not always,
dined with the company, sat at the head of the
table, and if, as was occasionally the case,
there were other ladies present, they sat on
each side of. her. The private secretary sat
at the foot of the table, and was expected to
be specially attentive to all the guests. The
President sat himself half way from the
head to the foot of the table, and on the side
a 1 W,
no doubt. Wit'T'-w1
ceptable. v ?r kj-- l
CAL DEPART, ' H J
Party Rage. Indictment of Gov.
Veazy! The present worthy Gov. of Ma
ryland has been presented by the Grand Ju
ry of Cecil Cty., where he has long resided,
for voting at the late election. It appears
that the alteration of the Constitution abol
ishing Executive Council, and vesting in the
Govenor powers, which heretofore were ex-
timid, but unfaltering voice, while a deeper ercised jointly with that body, was deemed
crimson suiiuseu me iace km mc eyrivci. Dy tne jpgisiamre as a goou reason ior re-
J 1-.. 1 " V. U A u.vy. ru H I .1 st . i . .1 e
quirmg ine uov. to reside at tne seat oi uov
ernment, a place central to the State, and
where he might always be found by those
having business with him. In the same
manner the President of the U. S. is required
to reside at Washington, and so are the heads
great leading doa
tended for by the fer
But m the execution? to U
ued. as is best calcuhi
pan.es, and fac;n
jusi con-),.- -
fL! r J
And a right good wife she made him. Ed
inburgh Lit. Journal. '
The duel which some months since was
agreed to be fought opposite Vicksburg,
Miss., on Saturday the 30th December, by of Departments.
he notorious duellist, M' Clung,, and Mr.
Menifee, a merchant of Vicksburg, and bro
ther of the member of Congress from Ken
tucky, transpired on the day appointed.
The reason of the long delay before the
parties met, was, that they might have time
to wind up their earthly affairs; as the con
ditions under which they were to meet, ren
dered it more than probable that both par
ties would fall. The history of the diffi
culty has been told us as follows: That M'-
Clung, from some cause, co winded or as
saulted Menifee, Avho, (probably anxious to
avail himself of the advantages of the chal-
lengee, knowing the duelling character of
M' Clung with a pistol to be a "dead shot,")
afterwards sought- M Clung ma grocery,
t7 KJ mf
and beating him most unmercifully, finally
kicked him into the street. M Clung chal
lenged, and Menifee accepted, with rifles at
forty yards. Menifee was shot above the
eye; his adversary's ball, as is supposed,
having struck the cock of his rifle s lock af
ter he had pulled the trigger, but before the
cock had struck the percussion cap, the re
sistance of the ball so deadened its force, that
although it fell upon the cap, it failed to ex
plode it. The ball glanced, and its indented
or flat side struck Menifee above the eye,
and wound around between the skull and
the skin, to the back of his head, where it
was extracted. When M' Clung saw him
fall, he raised his rifle and kissed it ; at
which Menifee's second remarked to him,
that he might be premature in caressing his
rifle, as Menifee was not killed to which he
replied, " I'm G d d d glad of
But no man in his senses could for a mo-
ment suppose that tney lose tneir ngnts as
citizens by being thus invested with the high
trusts of the country. We could not have
supposed that a Grand Jury could have been
found in this country so malignant and stu
pid as to be guilty of so disgraceful a perver
sion of their office as is here exhibited.
views that may be cia-
P""1- mailers UIM iv.ll-
The columns of th.
iu me iree aiscussion of , .
articles ofarstmal or c!'
will be excluded. AnW?
those of the onm;,a .;si
tunity shall be akXry,:
times their side of the
distract the country and
feet ly understood, is thVa
ana misrenrespm.! .1 , -
Its all oyer with the people of New York:
the Lord wont have Marcy upon them any
niiw Jill h ii rinr. i
should be fully and ccrrrJ,!;.V
The local interest? of ,--':
Western District o-.u..
zealous attention of thP n-L. .
nal Improvement P.l
culture and Commerce, willalv v
uous advocate. ' '
Terms. The DUtii-t tt
puDiisneu weekly, on a fines..
at s,U) payable m advance
end of the year
jj-JAll letters or com-n ,.,; .
ed to the Editor must 1.
will not betaken cm of the 0n,v
For publishing in the town wf .-
&ofo County, 0rih .Mississij a'sr
m?rcial journal, to b calk-d iV ' '
(The Xorth flUsslssfpi H
via i luajfnr.
Tin: undersigned will, if u,L Kv
ed by the citizens of i)e Su o kCH
though our labor is so much higher priced
than her own. 1
Our competitors in the production cf cot
ton are the people of India and Egypt, the
two countries m which labor is lowest priced
yet there is in fact hardly any competition.
lhe whaling trade is open to all the world,
yet that of the. U. S. has steadily risen, while
that of all other nations has as steadily de
clined. The low priced labor of France, or which would place Mrs. Washington, though
that, for now I shall get another shot.
"If not at iiim, I take his place" rejoined
r !r.,? J tit. :r.
he cannot survive, although there are slight
hopes' to the contrary: it not being ascertain
ed certainly, that the skull was fractured: but
he is said to be delirious. 1 he ariair, it thus
seems, is not ended. Either Menifee or his
second is again to meet M' Clung. This
statement came to us from an eye-witness.
that of the north of Europe, cannot compete
with that oi New England, m which it is
highest., The capitalist who pays these
high wrages lives in affluence on the profit
of his ships, while the owner of the dull ships
of the north of Europe finds it exceedingly
difficult to improve his condition. The la
bor for which the latter pays is low-priced,
but it is unproductive and dear, and allows
him but a small return for his capital.
Our readers will now, we think, be satis"
fied, that a high rate of wages presents no
obstacle to prosecuting successfully the cul
distant from him, on his right hand. . He al
ways, unless a clergyman was present asked
a blessing at his own table, in a standing
posture. 11 a clergyman was present, he
was requested both to ask a blessing before,
and to return thanks after dinner.
The centre of the table contained five,pr
six large silver or plated waiters those at
the ends circular or rather oval at the one"
side, so as to make the arrangement corres
pond with the oval shape of the table. The
waiters between the end pieces were in the
form of parrallelograms, the ends about one
tare of silk, in which we may reasonably third part the length of the sides; and the
suppose, that capita skill and intelligence
will produce the same effects that have been
exhibited in every other department of pro
duction in which the people of the United
States have been engaged, when not driven
thereto by legislative restrictions. So far,
indeed, are the low wages of other countries
from presenting an obstacle to its cultivation
m this, that it will be due to the fact that we
compete with such nations only, that it will
for a longtime be highly productive
whole of these waiters wTere filled with ala
baster figures, about twvo feet high, taken from
the ancient mythology, but none of them such
as to offend, in the smallest degree against
delicacy. On the outside of the oval formed
by the waiters, were placed the various dish
es, always without covers; and outside the
dishes were the plates. A small roll of bread,
enclosed in a napkin, was laid on the side of
1 he President, it is believed, generally
we undertake to compete with England any dined on one dish, and that of a very simple
101 I i ' r i - rf. i 4 rrar j .l: i i
the deed of a drunken and reckless man. '"P" ol. production any improvement xi um i umeuimg, wmcn was very
wickedly heedless nfth snfetv nf tW aL, mal.ls maae ls immediately adopted by our ncu nis usuai repiy was "inai is too good ior
J - w "T v MiUCU TT UUCU I w 1 1 .t ill i"
lives were periled, but it was thp. sp f-pCC " luuuy l"
whereas, years are required for its intorduc
tion in France, Germany and Italy, because,
m those countries, there is little capital, and
a want of that intelligence which is required
lor the adoption oti improvements. If Eng
land were the great cultivator of silk, we
might be sure that she would always follow
ed and determined courage of one whose
firmeess is worthy of all admiration. We
give it as it was told to us, as one of the mos.
frequent scences of real life, whose actual re
alities are indeed "stranger than' fiction."
Proverbs. A white glove often con-
ceals a dirty hand. Be a friend to yourself T87 uc BU1U t, i wu T T IOU?w
Go mtO the rnnntrTr tn "IT" u"
. rf. iiiurr wnnin u-ppn men wirn rnr nn'ii- hut in
competing with France, Italy and India, the
case is widely different. An improvement
that -would pass in a year or two throughout
and others will
hear the news of the town. Be not a baker
iT l .1 r js c 1 ... -1 11
j.i jrvui huiu is mautj 01 Duuer. uau me
cozen but cozen me not. Faint praise is
disparagement.. Ask thy purse what thou
snouidst buy. Zeal without knowledge is
like fire without light Youih and white
paper soon take an impression. Vows made
in strrm nr fnrrrrttnn in nolmn T1!, 1
is out of temper when charity is cold -and f,r nf J J-ii a Centur 'nT thf P'T
zeal is hot. The sting of reproach is the ?le , T m 81111 USG aTsma11 rude hai?d mi11'
truth of it. . Envy shoots at others and " 7? 1h improvements m reia-
wonnds herself A goose ouill is more dan- l101 t0 th SllkAul5-re- slmilar m.their ef'
gerous than a lion's claw. . iects to mose 01 Whitney s great invention
m relation to cotton, are now, we understand,
WniK-Tn TTf-i v 1 going on in the United States : and wre haz-
leges for women, which confer on their fair "2 r 1? rthat M lt ?St of ottoIJ
pupils the titles of iM 'P L." L A." &c r V u.u maiiuiaciures nas untn reaucea
meaning "Mistress nf TKn i iPy &Q nations whose labor is highest in
"Mistress of Arts." Somebody surest an Pnce'.so wiI1 cPst of silken
improvement, , and recommendi instituting manufaes be reduced,; now that the pro-
which instead of these titles. hll cr ihJZ a"cll0n 01 tne
r -r 1 1 jm
me. He nad a silver pint cup or mug 01
beer placed by his plate, which he drank out
of while dining. He took one glass of wine
during dinner, and commonly one after.
He then retired (the ladies having gone a lit
tle before him) and left his secretary to super
intend the table till the wine-bibbers of Con
gress had satisfied thermlves with drinking.
His wines were always the best that could be
Nothing could excel the order with which
his table was served every , servant knew
what he was to do, and did U in the most qui
et a nd useful manner. The dishes and nlates
Texas. The steamer Columbia, which
arrived the day before yesterday, brought
dates trom Houston to the 20th and Galves
ton to the 22d instant. The intelligence of
most interest they 'contain, relates to the
change which has taken place in the feel
ings of the Mexicans on the frontier by the
Texians. Since the government troops had
been withdrawn from the Rio del Norte, the
inhabitants of the states of Cahoula and Ti
maulipas show a disposition to a. renewal of
friendship and trade, and have made over
tu res to that effect. They have proposed to
join the Texians in an expedition against
their common enemy the Cumanchcs. If
the federal party succeed in turning out the
present party m power, no doubt these ami
cable intentions will be carried out; but eve
ry thing depends on their success. The on
ly obstacle at present to a brisk trade, Was
the death of the Hon. John A. Wharton
I he President had nominated as Secretary
ot the rsavy Mr. VV. Hunt. A lew particu
lars ot interest will be found m the follow
ing extract from the Galveston Intelligencer
of Dec. 20th.
"Gen. Rusk was yesterday elected Chief
Justice. 1 o-day the President will make
his nominations to the Senate. B. E. Bee
is Secretary of State, and General Johnson
Secretary of War.
The market is now becoming brisk, and
the emigration which has already commenc
ed wrill give birth to a profitable trade for
shipping merchants. I he articles of provi
sions, groceries, liquors, and building mate-
rials are always in demand. Lumber of all
kinds, and house frames, ready to put up,
are much wanted m Galveston. The de
mand for these articles during the ensuing
winter will iar surpass the importations.
New-Orleans Bulletin. Dec. '21.
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portion of the S:aie in possession uf af i
commercial market on the Great Fi
lers," to aid in the eti.hlil!Li-ui oi'an-s
devoted mainly tothe adrocrtev t.f ii;4rr
jec's. A portion ol the Gaz-t:e vrii' V.,
with the news of the day, m -x-elLtr
&c, &c. and the editor will s:rivehi
ry way wortny the pa.'ron .re of 'j? :
1 erms c'J per annum ia all ck-
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the United States, would 'require twenty were removed with a silence and speed that
years lor its general adoption in France, and seemea iiKe encnantment.
halt a century or more for its aclontion in
India. The cotton trin has now been in use POPPING THE QUESTION
The desperate struggles and fiounderings
by which some endeavor to get out of their
embarrassments are amusing enough. We
remember to have been much delighted the
first time we heard the history of the wooing
of a noble Lord, now no more narrated. His
Lordship was a man of ta lents and enterprise,
of stainless pedigree, and fair rent-roll, but
the verriest slave of bashfulness. Like all
timid and quiet men, he was very susceptible
and very constant, as long as he was m the
habit of seeing the object of his affections
Important Legal Decision. The Su
preme 'Court, of Ohio, (in Bank) decided a
case last week ot unusual interest and im
portance. It was an action of assumpsit by
mo jja.mv. ui viuucome vs. owayne k Mi
nor, on a bill of Exchange on New-York-
the risinsr ireneration
The Music of the Stc.ire needs reformation, and
it will become our duty to poiut out, as f? r as pos-
sioie, some improvements whicn are j-.bso u;e v
required by the rapidly increasiu? iutellijreuce 01
To the Ladies we have a word to sav: we shall
not forget your interests:- balls, parties and fash
ions will claim and receive our notice frequently.
and have, too, such notice paid them as will
please. v e are lully aware, that to render our
paper agreeable, we must receive the patronage
and encouragement ot our fair friends. We
shall endeavor to deserve it, by always furnishing
something suitable to their tastes.
Talcs of engrossing interest will always be
found in the Weekly Whie.
Reviews of late publications, and notices of No
vels and Romances, will b regularly -iven.
The Poetry we publish will be carefully select
ed, and we have alreadv on hand several b:auM'
ful pieces from known writers, which will soon
General Education will form a prominent fea
ture in the Weekly Whig, and we shall constant
ly furnish matter of the first importance on this
subject to parents and teachers.
Embellishments. We have several capital wood
cuts on hand, and others now in the hands of the
engravers, one or more of which may be regular
ly expected in each weekly number. They are
mostly from original designs, and will add much
to the value of the paper.
Commercial. We have a person engaged who,
for a long time, has been employed in procuring
commercial intelligence, and who is in every way
competent, and will devote the whole of his time
to the New York Markets; Prices Current; Stocks
and Exchanges; Bank Note Table, and all matters
calculated to interest business men, who will all
find it to their advantage to patronize us, as we in
tend, in each of our weekly papers, to insert all
the advertisements published in the Daily Whig
during the week. "
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f ; Mobile Examiner.
There is a snake in Lehigh, ennntv r
?nth two heads, one at each end, That fel
s like belong gtai--danVerous at both
titles, shall give their , 1 6 raw.male"a11 ?as wen underr daily. He chanced at the beginning of nn
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tive and wages are high. e see no reason ; ; and, as their families were in habits of
to doubl thatthesame efrect w-illbe produc- intimacy, he had frequent opportunities of
T' "I llJientuIY tht has been meeting with her. He gazed and sighed in
exhibited m'the last fifty years m reirard to cessnntlv--n ve nmKi';i' vt t i,
nrittnri Ktr - i,-k,l. t n. .M1 V J j 1" t t J T. .
x-vii, jjy wnn.u siiii win ue xeuuerea al
most as accessible to all classes of the com
munity, as cotton now-is.'a corisummatiori
most devoutly to be wished.X
" - ..-A'ttynel Gazelle.
had a larsrer allowance of brain: he followed
her every where; he felt jealous, uncomfort-
able, savage, it she looked even civilly at an
other, and yet, notwithstanding hi3 stoutest
resolutions notvnthstandins: the tncoura
fendants on which the bank charged six
per cent interest and one Der cent exchano-P
The defendants resisted the payment of the
bill on the ground that the contract was void.
Decause tne diu had charged illegal interest.
it was aiiegea that the Bank had no rio-ht
to exact any per centage for exchange in ad
dition to tne legal interest of 6 per cent, al
lowea oy tne bank's charter. Judge Hich
cock delivered the oninion of the court n
ciDiNG, that the contract was not void by the
general law, but was so by the special law
now the settled law of the land that no bank
has a right to demand and receive more than
o..v Lcui miLTesr, nor will a bank be al-
ipwca to blink or avoid the
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TNFOMATION wa?tedS V J
lof all the editors in the L01- .
fritmJc, n iW rnnntrv. ' .;
William McCain dec d,
of the revolution, and wflerrt 7 j
mg my marriage ui r . , t0 rp
from the United States, VfZA
lations m oraer w --. 1-
ted about urv 3
tar , ?
nn rents emiorrated !
1 o . y ,0
Oran.cre county, P- 1
ofKy! My Others name -e.
son, and my mothers
Parpino; our family consi t
AtJ brothers names er ,i t ;
nren mv brothers
min.'ana George Johnson-
them see this nuuw. , ,
write and state where Uwjr
: Editors intheUionvuUP
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