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M. k W&WK-EYE PATKlIOT asgMnggTOy 8 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1839. one Presidential Term. If© sob Treasury Bank* bat the same ""--•CJnrrencT for the Government as the i people.—The Settlers Tights to be held inviolate. 'u Universal Education, Hetrenchment in the expenses df the Government, tteform i» the Navy, the Treasury and the Post Office Departments JDiminntion of the president's Pat ^nFresage, by making more offices CPElective by the PeopfeXD 'Amointment of the Secretary of the Treasury mid the Post Master General by Congress, and the prohibition by late of the in terfer~ ii ,'. ence of officers of tfw Federal Gov ernment in Popular Elections.- Subscriptions for the Hawk-Eye received at one dollar, during the Session! ofthe Legislature,—JQ^payable in ad vance. 1 THE SUSPENSIONS. V^inceour last publication the news has arrived that a large number of the Banks had again suspended specie payments The suspension commenced in the city 0f| Philadelphia, and it was speedily o owe jty Tl 4 A n »i 1 I .All a 1 in Baltimore, Cincinnati, Richmond, Lou-1 isville and other places We learn that country have followed suit, notwit lstani -j the New York papers us 3r receive made express great confidence uuhe soundness! and stability of .he banks in Ihe.r own and the eastern states, and seem sure that these institutions will not stop paying specie. ...... The causes of these sus^nsioiis are accounted for by the city papers—an^ whether they seem to apprehend no great harm as patrnn^ge the result of this action of the banks.' This seems to be the unanimous opinion of all. But we believe that these frequent suspensions furnish the most potent argu-| ments for what are termed the hard cur rency men of any that can be throughout our monetary system common sense, and you may tell themjdo }iev- that when the agricultural prospects of their bills —you may tell the People all this, and still they will consider the Banks dishonest in not doing what it is expected every upright man would do when his promissory note arrives at ma turity- They will triumphantly point yon to the promise of the Directors to pay on demand what the note calls for, and with apparent truth and justice on their side aver that it has failed to redeem its promise. Call the hard money currency Utopian, or what you will, the people will still cling to that system which promises the least fluctuation, and until the banks, throughout the country become based on a bona fide specie capital, sufficient to se cure the confidence of the people, there will be a large party in favor of an exclu sive metallic currency, although, for such a nation as ours, the measure would be utterly impracticable. Every one who looked seriously at the great quantity of Merchandize American merchants have imported during the last year, amounting to more than it did the year previous to the "great pressure," and the vast amount of American stocks nego tiated in England, foresaw that unless cot* ton advanced in price, it would be impos sible for our merchants, and those banks that were in connection with them, to meet their engagements and satisfy their creditors across the water, and that a sus pension of specie payments by the Banks would be inevitable. Owing to the short ness of the crops throughout Great Brit ain, Cotton, instead of rising has fallen in value, and the result is just what might have been expected—another suspension of specie payments. It is also stated that owing to the derangement of the Opium trade in China, amounting to fifty mill ions, she Bank of England has suspend her debts in specie. v^ 1k» N s, ed. tn their immense trade with China, sourians haye.burnt a-house in Van Bu England has made opium the medium of. ren County, and that two children perish exchaiage as,our merchants have made cot-j ed in the flames. We can hardly believe ton their medium of exchange with Eng-j this. If it should prove true, fearful uon land, but the opium trade being destroyed! sequences may be anticipated and, un makes it necessary for England to pay! less Gov. Boggs hands over the perpetra The Banks, through theirflrgans feli citate the public on this state of things be cause say they, "a relief can now be ex tended to a suffering people, by relaxing their orders for curtails, as well as by suit able aids through discounts." But 4 at 4h banks ih ^iftling Wiiitifes as they hav« been in the habit of doing, -And thus tempting them to extend their business—to become wholesale dealers— and import large quantities of goods from England which are liot actually needed. Until this is done there is no security While the Banks have so many apolo gists the above crude remarks may be 'fconsidered almost heretical. They may even be considered to have too much of a stripe of loco focoism in their composi- ty tion. We cannot help that. They are' the simple impressions made upon mind in consequence of the action of Banks in agaitf filing to $y ipfecle jforj their notes commence second anmial 0 thjj Governor ween sioppeu jwv "g 11 before them at the commencement of their of the old ferry to reduce their fare to a that by this time most of the an *s in le meejjng.? Qf COurse, topic tQ ug wi]j t^e t]iat is 0f rerrained from rcsorti to lllosel wW( ,h f[eqt ,en,|y and v e emploved to ence Legislators under such circumstan- ces, believinor that when thev were once on the ground they would have sufficient intelligence and discernment to discover ,believe obli foundj people view than mauers the light ofj We sha| be foll7 prep wi workn u jrive us In a prompt and ,anJike mannor England are doubtful the manufacturers of that country ceas^e to purchase our cot ton—this Cotton being sent to England to pay the debts of importing Merchants does not answer the purpose—the manu facturers in the Old country are obliged to require the specie of the American Mer chants—that thus the vaults of our Banks are drained—the specie is shipped—ex. changes on Europe are high—the bal ance of trade is against us—and to s.nre themselves and the country from being! I. T. We have no doubt that Mr. G. had count of a tour made by the writer across '3 Pr°gressing I. T. We have no doubt that Mr. G. had drained of all the specie, the Tanks are the best intentions but in the absence of obliged to stop paying gold and silver for any commission from the Executive of There is a runvlr in town that the Mis- tors to justice, nothing will restrain our citizens in Van Buren from taking sum mary engeaxi«5e.i TREMENDOUS CONFLAGRATIONS, It is our melancholy duty to record as account of three of the largest fires that whose expense is this relief to be effected? have ever—with but few exceptions—oc Foreign debtors, most manifestly? 13 this', curred in our country. The first in Phil honest? No, it is not honest, and we hopej adelphia, was very destructive—tiie next soon occur, check the w York was stili more so-^but those «Ki ,t!n in the devoted city Mobil* caH out thd sympathies of our better nature and dis pose us to weep with those who weep.— Before she had ceased mourning for this great multitude who had fallen a prey to the pestilence that so recently swept through her every street, and as if to force against Bank suspensions becoming peri- her to drink the very dregs of the cup of odical in this Country. It appears to us that the importing business has Ijeen car ried on to an extent, which, if persisted in, will entail upon this country lasting dependance on Great Britain—discourage the home manufacturer—keep the curren cy of the country in a deranged state—and lower us in the esteem of other nations. vented them from marking the spot where Wltnessing 1 e our'^"p^s^koauZ''in the! Tiwl IOWA LEGISLATURE. The Iowa Territorial Legislature will pressly to run between this place and the sess on u Alonday next, at which time new Ferry will ,g Message wiU pro delivered. We are not aware of any ve-' may be to her proprietors. jn opposite shore. The establishment of this 1 ommencement of their of the old ferry to reduce their fare to a the most interesting mere nominal sum, and we shall not be surprised to learn that a bonus will soon the Public Printing. We have be offered to all those who will consent ,u|e ,m w cross the Missitsippi lt lbi or not we were deserving We have never a3ked for. ^ieai^ of^a conspiracy in an attempt to re more than a share of the public printing, &a'u their forfeited liberty. Bolster wres- their the memb 8tandinff the sta/e effortg that afe alreadv that we sha11 neverbe wll° "ers h-ing. w 11 afterwar(3s ju be S ag t0 give us a portioUj n otwith- are already being made to prevent it. If they do it, ,ace. Insurrection in the. Penitentiary at Al- ,ld /o»-—Mr. Prison« 0ners« „ed curing Bolsier, but they all refused, at| the sarae Ul«e BORDER TROUBLES, drew a pistol and shot him dead on the The! last Gazette contains a most re- spot. A jury afterwards unanimously markable document, headed by a little exonerated the officer from all charge of cherub blowing a trumpet with a scroll blame. entitled Postscript on its back, and signed by W. W. Chapman. It contains an ac. I°W4 this Territory or instructions from the FePared sooner than they want them. Government of the U. i* it looks rather1 I the Warden, with the apparent intention ^or PENITENTIARY.— draft of live lhousanJ ena^e w V Z .. We intended to discourse editorially on queer to see him thus attempt, on his. ,. several subjects of some importance, but own hook, to put a stop to the warlike '. constant interruption prevented our domff movements of these belligerent parties. so in the present number. It appears that the people of Clark Coun-j l___ ty held a meeting at his suggestion, at| Several Members of the Legislature which a committee was appointed to pro- have* arrived and gone into quarters. pose a compromise with the citizens of Among them we perceive the Hon Messrs Van Buren. so that all hostilities might be Browne, Clarke and Hempstead of the stayed until the meeting of Congress. Council and the Hon. Messrs Brewer, The whole proceedings were conducted, English, Hastings and Johnston of H. of as if each county was a little sovereign: Reps. We hope the Border War will state, acting on its reserved rights. Sev-| not prevent our friends Swasey, Patterson eral preposterous propositions w ere made' and Hall from taking their seats in season. by the citizens of Clark County and as^ they insisted upon claiming concurrentj We understand that the new counties jurisdiction with our citizens of Van Bu-i 'n ^ie interior are settling with great ra ren County over the disputed Territory,! pidity. Fairfield, the county seat of Jef all this attempt at pacification was broken ferson» ig becoming a town of considera otf'by the prompt refusal of the citizens: ^le note. We hear considerable com of Van Buren to accede to these proposi-| P^a'nts from its citizens in regard to the tions. We fear this attempt at pacifica- wantof tion has already left the impression on our, department intends to keep pace with the neighbors across the border, that the Ex- population of this Territory the head of ecutive and people of this Territory are undecided in regard to the only correct way in.which this controversy should be decided, when nothing is farther from the truth. We learn that Gen. Allen of the Clark Co. militia made aflamingspeech to his men when he found their proposition was rejected, with an intimation that he would be on the ground again on Friday next. We learn further'that Adj. Gen. Van Antwerp has been commissioned by the Governor, and left town yesterday, to see what he can do in bringing this farcical business to a close. An Express has also been sent to F. Gehon, Esq., U. S. Marshall for this Territory, to, come down and set matters to rights. mail facilities. If the Post Office it will have to establish a few routes in some new counties that are now to be found only in embryo, iin the Indian coun try. Wc are indebted to Mr. Russell—one of the Public Printers—for a copy of the "Laws of Iowa." It is a neat volume of near 600 pages, including a copious index of 67 pages, A Memorial to Congress will be found at the store of Messrs. Webber and Re mey, praying that body to confirm the claims of town property, held by many of our citizens on lots in this city, so that they may be entered and the avails there of appropriated as the law directs. This measure materially affects the prosperity of Burlington and we hope every citizen will sign the Memorial, remembering that the proceeds, after paying the Commis sioners, are to be spent exclusively in improving the city. We are requested to call the attention of the friends of Temperance to the notice of the Convention, which is to be held in this city on the 14th of next month. T&E JULY MASSACRE. The following communication was re than#Srii'Hjifc. This it is, they have been considerably belied, and we are very willing to let Mr. T. ex punge the slander through the columns of the. Hawk-Eye. The variation in the numbers killed was an exaggeration that we fell into through the statements of oth- ers, and we are very glad to learn, offi- her misery, behold the "fiendish incendi- cially, the exact number and that there brnh^of which were visible at the same ary," applying the midnight torch and Was^ mofe bloodshed: V ftime, lighting up opposite points of the gloating over the crumbling ruins of af __ hbrizon. One in Eldridge street, one On splendid city—causing the inhabitants toN.W. flee houseless and homeless through the! Iowa Territory, Sept. 25, 1839. I ')ro'ie THE SHOKOQuOii.^Our city was great- FROM en'ivenedon Saturday morning last by from co,ne Buckmaster, Warden of the!days was attacked bX named Bolster, on the 16th inst iover IOUI ment-°" the ringleader made towards} AGENCY, ST. PETERS? i .u •, There was also a fire at Red Hook, in streets and effectins a destruction that pre- To the Editor of the Burlington Patriot, SIR—In cendiary? |Massacre-Two hundred, and fifty In- "f1"'/1' .!lreeV re performances of a new, portant to correct error where it is likelv hoLrof'th to L? urtforlunateiy She was built in Louisville and is owned by Messrs w ,. i i. active, or passive misrepresented—wlieth I Webb and Mauro, who had her con i structed at an expense of about $7,000 ex- er doubtless be a great ac- I W.. MUA1 „IVU J|U|V .. (1( MVMI-'MVOO 0 RILL r, n i lv/ j-'' b-ably be! commodation to the public, whatever it gt the State Bank of ry extraordinary measure being brought tition has already induced the proprietors n»r. i i about e ffht o clock when the wind was wpfilcstoDDed naving specie and presume-, ../ -i !^r.i erwise I shall not here pretend to say, but only desire to be permitted to remark: in the two separate conflicts of the 3d U y .asl'near -Rlter ur Department at 12 i—and more recent in- anddunnS entered int0 ,n"- toos appeared was at the "Q ted a cane from the Warden, and was on- kePl frora inj«»ng rence of a negro prisoner. Bolster im- me(3iately we take this opportunity of assuring them Pr5s0ne''s were at -work. The Warden! ^grateful for their truce was him by the interfe- ran to the yard where the other orderecl tI,e lhls This building at Jou. the disputed Territory into Missouri, in superintendence of our enterprising friend, occasion, and the circumstances, and facts exception of three buildings on'each side order to act as Pacijicaior between the *,ADD' Esq. He has just cashed a! of the transaction (with the exception of at the corncr of Conception—:ill the buil Counues of Clark, Mo. and Van Buren,. dollars, which will him to go on rapidly with the wor'c- Rogues better look out, as this same I'^dd will have suitable apartments a»d safe1^ re ^iflh unhappily broken on the 2d of ture occurred between but for the murder of the Si before prisoners to assist him in se-j People uPwards of injuring him, upon which the Warden!0^ official connection with the "Daco- element was stayed. Not, however, until ta" Nation it has been happily spared our tweentwo old contending tribes who«e Uront 6 order to put down blood shed on this fron- been extended or have borne ceived by the last mail. The writer, as seven o'clock yesterday morning, proper far as wc can discover his drift, repudiates ty to an amount of which it is impossible the idea that the nation of Sioux In- 40 diirts atff moKT'fcVtiea^ hpli oi»i»*vbe 'arte arty mohi cH^ or bellieirfent i Avenue' and.a out ah°ut and on Lake ('roix the number of I hippewas kill- which ever before occurred in our unfor is compe- ed were rated in my official report to the tunate and ill starred city. Last night, .apartment at 12 i—and more recent in- about eight o'clock, wheil the wind nz,^ of w|iio|i the poor bioux are thought so cruel "we corner of Dauphin and Franklin, was do not much wonder at the hostility of blown up. the Sauks and Foxes, if this latter tribe Thus all the buildings on the North has always been as treacherous as they f-'de Fort Madison under the were on the above occasion."—Sir—the St.' Francis to the same extent, vxVth^the Mr Gear's letter published in the Galena Gazette) all other statements are fabulous e Coi,li' llinSs f''°m s'des, unc, .=.( aboutFIVE HUNDRED UUILDINGS, inherent hostility and spirit of war is be- yond the recollection of their oldest men By this awful calamity, probably two hun —and for fifteen years whilst there were dred families are turned into the streets, no restrictions opposed to the free inter- tier, than the late gallant Snelling, and my ,We 13 cf tion, and for the truth of the statement— now at this date recorded for the informa tion of the skeptical, or for those who' may doubt, or have doubted the part which I never laid claim to the id! tiit nPr S :U A .• ii• Y stwyed by a Tflsgtar^lsred by dPrifed 4 tude to that of December, 1835. As a mong the following offices: Aiaoama Life prelude or accompaniment to this whole- & Trust Co. $I7,0J0 Mobile $10,000: sale destruction, we had on the night of Fireman's $4,000 Merchant's $1,500 Saturday and the morning of yesterday, all In this city. New Orleans Ocean no less than six other fires, all within $10,000: Georgia Insurance and Trust, sight of the City Hall. One in Albany at ugusta, $J 6 000: Charleston Life and and Carlisle street, which commenced Trust $ 000 Howard. New York, $5, about six o'clock, on Saturday evening, 000: and Hudson, N. York, $3,5 JO. and one at the same hour in Brooklyn, The fire was without doubt, the work at Jersey City* midnight. tj,e .. thirty brick buildings in ruins, materially I tans "died, and this paragraph copied damaged twelve more, and slightly in "Patriot" of the 25th of July jured several others. p0rts by others. It is notunim- iower part of Brooklyn. But all the Globe of the 19th of Au-' these last mentioned fires were mere flash- they had once resided., Oh! what pun- gust past I have seen with surprise, and es to the devastating conflagration which account of another conflagration which ishment is too severe for the midnight in- equal regret, an article headed "Horrid commenced about 12 o'clock on ^atur-j has befallen our devoted sister city—truly and h,a'.1?.W From the Me. Republican Extra, of Oct. 22d By the Steam Boat Shawnee, from New Prove Prejudicial t0a people, who have OrfeansV w^receiml 'thiVmornin^rfile. been too long unjustly, and of papers to the 13th instant. We copy contemptuously spoken of and their acts, from ^em the particulars of a series of fires in MOBILE by which that ill-fa- r„„m ted city was almost wholly destroyed. O lves mischievous, or Other- from th^ Mobile Advertiser, extra, Oct 8th. rtiser. extra, Oct AWFUL CONFLAGKAT.ON. Eleven squares destroyed by Fire!! We have only time this morning, before going to press, to announce the occurrence of tie most awful and destructive fire a.Doul eSMt °elock' wt1en the wind was blowing almost a gale from the south-east. formation reduces this number to i04, and the fireWe out in an old wooden buildl not ii50 as your informant was induced ing in the rear of the house on the south- JJotel to believe. Every exertion was made to east corner of Dauphin and Conception prevent by repeated expresses the Chip- streets, owned by Mr Pinto. Thead.oin pewas from visiting this Post, but they inS ... i i i_ was soon communicated to them, and in their stay »f several truce for one year at this office. This1 buildings being all of wood, the fire a few minutes crossed Conception street. social, and unrestrained Here it had full sweep—the buildings be- of the pris-: intercourse with the Sioux, and formed a ing very compact, and all of wood, a,ld the win(* south-east—tire fire sivept .... over the two squares west of Conception ruP* these tribes, and staled' the have been paragraphed for public com- from Conli fm the g0(uh tQ St FranciSf July by the thippcicas, who killed a high- on the north, with unexampled and torrif ly esteemed Sioux near the Mission Sta- ic rapidity. Proceeding west, it crossed tion at "Lake Harriet," and it was for'St, Joachim street, then Jackson—here it this cause alone that the unfortunate o extended one s iuare further. North, to i St. Michael street—and then, three SqUare 5 abreast, all in one grand terrific Indian flame, it swept onward to Claborne street nauuj catastrophe would not1 -and crossed it sweeping every thing to ran fo vhabated01'hi°cons'e' ytvin^m of i several buildings on the west side of Frank- of twenty years now past lin street, the progress of the devouring six or fmniio, n«Ani« ./ Frank 1 in street had been destroyed. The frontier people to feel their for and yet ,eiolu buildings on the west side of dwellinff of Duke Goodman on |!rrom Conception to Frank- I in n t\ i I ahp nil nn KaiU l'wIao 011 t!)e so«th side of St. Michael, J4"*80"' Kra»kli»-al'-on the cross streets of Conception, M. Joachim, as far as I have seen. As Agent for In- Jackson, Claiborne and Franklin, and dian Aflairs at this Post it was my fate at probably twenty to thirty buildings be the start to be thrown into the breach be- in the vicinity. Within the limits describetl above many ic unattended with success. No men ever flames extended with such rapidity that I went greaier lengths, in fact extremes in hut little property could be saved, numbering it is supposed have suddenly been re(W1 t0 ashes, whom are poor and pennyless, man«v' very many» course of these people. My exertions in fo^lac™'^ jihe. longcontinuancc and intensity of their through the mysterious agency of Divijj maintaining the peace were not at all times to appease their hunger The instances be h?-0r'"in of,1 U1 'P^!. en ou^buil(il"?^ I never laid claim to-the idei that per the warehouse of & Newhouse, and Jr a u ll guage, and feelings and wars the result as h?destroyed ur,:gslore S deslro with more civilized nations. Minds, and flames «as arrested and the people began must necessarily lead to results as oppo- ...j -a--... site in effect as light is from darkness Th n^S ofT cJm feCtUalIy This communication would not have1 mercial Register was in imminent dan A A 1 CTAr SAM'L TALIAFERRO. onrf ,„,a K irrelevant connection with the '»H. 4, y ['"T. matter on hand—but for reasons which en5 may hereafter appear before the public. Gwinn & Brant cabinet makers:, store Very respectfully, Sir, Your most obt Serv't, IN NEW YORK, GREAT FIRE Almost before read the account of one of the most disas trous fires that ever occurred in Philadel phia, says the Times of the 8th inst., we are called upon to record the details of a conflagration still more calamitous at home. Between the hours of one and' we have hsid time to forn,a correct estimate, but which may safe,y 8aid to saIe i 6 have exceeded in value my course in turning over two ?ioux to 'PireSU-: 'r ters and the statements of passengers, we aid savs,-the board of directors consi be shot inconnection w=th Um nihrr* n«. fire ,1S at,ri,iutecs be shot inconnection w.th tuo others pre- incendiaries and we understand that two other fire broke out, in a section of the ci- stance—such men as have the confc viously given over and executed by order persons were seued on suspicion and ty some distance from the burning of Tues- ofthe community' in their private trans of the Commanding Officer for an unpro- lodged in jail. Can it be possible there day. A whole square was consumed on actions, and will be likely to retain it voked attack upon an Encampment ^andy Lake Chippewas near mv resi- i ?1onsi?rs- ^ohde is indeed a doom- ded by Franklin and Church streets.— only inconvenience we have heard su? A ed city. Have we not drank deep enough Among the edifices consumed were the gested from the organization of ihis baal. dence—was promptly carried into execu- ofthe bitter cup of adversity and afflic- ne.v Theatre, a Church (supposed to be is its identity of name with another ate tion? When and where will our calami ties end. Alas' Heaven only knows! Dks™uct*v: it was my painful duty to act in the un- a fire broke out in a work shop attached fortunate occurrences of the period refer- to the furniture store of Messrs. Gwinn red to, and at a time of much difficulty, & and danger. lit I city seems doomed to destruction. On Wednesday night 2d inst., about half past ten o clock, BJ"an^ of incendiaries. It continued during near ly the whole night, ail of which time re freshments were liberally furnished by Mr James F. iM'Bride, at his residence on Dauphin street. From the N. Orleans Com. Bui. Oct. 10. JCT^The painful task again devolves upon us of laying before our readers an her case is lamentable indeed! From the Mobile Mercantile Adv. Oct. 0. The Planters' and Merchants' Bank—the Mansion House—the New Hotel—sill destroyed. With the most painful and melancholy feelings we again announce the recurrence of another most awful and destructive con flagration in our devoted city. At 2 o' clock this morning that long known and splendid establishment the Mansion House was discovered to be on fire, and to such an extent that it was impossible to extin guish it. VV'e have only time to say, that from the Mansion House the fire was commu nicated to the magnificent new Hotel, ad joining on the south, which was vet in an unfinished state, and to the Planters' and Merchants' Bank, that new, beauti ful and splendid edifice, both of which were reduced to ashes. From the new tl Uf 6 wer ed fection could be brought out of chaos—for northward to the furniture store of Gwinn as long as there remains distinct tribes—j Lrant the grocery store of Geo. Davis, the circumstances reported yesterdayahat and armoral bearing ftdMisphycd. Jr., and the drugstore of Owen and Gould one of the innendhirios hnd heon in il vAilAabtl there must exist distinct interests, lan- Here° the nrofn-Jss of*'thp i ed- lle[e lhe on rtn l\°-Vdl i„ ON __ suffer- and workshop owned by Jotham Clark —^insurance 8S,t)00. 'B & Newhouse, warehouse insured. Geo. Davis, jr., grocery store iusured #8,COO—owned by Mr Pian. Owen and Gould, drug store owned by G. Chieghasola stock valued at $40, 0t0—insurance 810 000. City Hotel, owned by Mrs Robb, occu pied by Mr Field—building insured for $25,000 furniture $7,000. In the base ment story, there was a bar room kept by Mr Gosling a barber shop by Elam Page, and the music store of Bromberg and Koone—all olj which, and the out budd ings were totally destroyed y said to nave exceeded value The total loss is estimated ai a: 4fifteen hundred thousand dollars, was de- 120,000 dollars, 72,000 of which I*he total loss is estimated at about "re "ossed RoaK.trcet, and ®rea ^°r 100 ie s(lujlre we.8 0 the new Hotel and Mansion House is al ready destroyed, and while we write (7 o'clock the fire is still raging. The residence of Mr Cunningham, ad joining the new hotel on Government street to the •Souih, is also cansuined, as well as the Vegetable Market House, and the fire is still extending downward to Scientlv near ihe suflerer to hear a gnua, ward the water. Where it will end, God which he supposed was her last. Heha only knows. The los- by fire this morn- jtennd towards Washington, and tin net ing already, cannot be less than Ha'f a moment heard another discharge from milium nf dollars!—Charles ullum, Esq pistol. e w o y i a n o i a n u i s i- A s s o o n a s e o u a k e e o i 1 ,, .» lire ]-n,»™ ,(J„, i .i,„„ ,olid i "ted proprietor ot the Mansion llouse, ,LUC miMancta knoun, several cnamu- ilenance is was insured for 67,' 01) dollars, but his paired to the place, and found ogaritl loss besides will be very great. Wehave jtering in his blood, with the upperpartof ascertained no other particulars. All is his face blown ofFby the contents offe horror and confusion—and on every coun-} pistol, which he had himself dischargedb jiiis mouth. Bat his wife mis not then: melancholy and gloom. Incredible as it may appear, she had so- depicted fee ings of the deepest Within tbe last ten days property to the vived the two pistol shots, had ri?en froa amount of upwards of a million of dolla s the ground, and ran to the nearest hotue, has been destroyed by fire, and hundreds (Mr. 1 rimble s) a quarter of arailedis of worthy citizens are left without a dol- tant. She remember and related dis lar, or even a roof to shelter them from jtinctly what passed until the first pisii the pitiless storm. And what is worse, ing buildings, ^ut an anxiety to ascertain s* have lost VVhen lhe wer u e advancinS an(i lheir UPab,e mo™in£, to to particulars. It is impossible to convey in tI!any wilh all. t'e feeble resistance of a few worn down, fainting citizens.—N. U, Gom. Bui, humbesej. an idea of the distress produced. The New Orleans, October 12. I appeal to the Gentlemen of the 5th removal of the sick and the consequent THE FIRE N IViOB'LE. Infantry who were with their Regiment exposure, excitement and alarm, we fear We rec.-ived no papers from Mobile by rectors appointed S. G. Reni k, Preside near this Agency in May 1827, to say if J*'111. was productive of the mail of yesterday. From private let- and H. H. vv arren, Cashier. The Her deteCling 1 emmg "lc.1,bsralI »(.-, that the vi?ib„ce of the police will not Chief buries hi, dead. Wl.at do« hc 1 IS cov- ft to learn, that on the night of Wednesday an of prudent and worthy men—men ofsw he in human shape, such base fiend- the south side of Government street, boun- the managers of a monied institution. The the old Presbyterian Church,) and many dy in operation. Perhaps some mode*"! splendid private residences. Passengers be devised to obviate this objection, hi-' state, that when the boat left, the confla- expected to go into operation in*|he cotn* gration was still going forward. The fire- of a few weeks." men and citi. ens generally were so com-1 pletely worn down by fatigue, that they "HOW WE APPLES SWIM." .v of nil ation and constant vigilance. Private letters from New Orleans resent the calamity to be even worse the newspaper accounts, but as the frequent exaggeration in CaseofB^chnre•l, ful excitement, these may be BO. letter states that the s ven lires in all 1 occurred during the week and betwen teen and twenty squares had be« Jl!' Woye4«,v t.-.a, ,.r From the Peoria Register Octobcr 1 HORRID AFFAIR.—Theof fired, but knew nothing more ua all is attributed to the fiendish spirit of, she found herself at the house spoken of. incendiarism! Ruin, inevitable ruin seems .Surgical aid being had, it was asceruint. to be our doom! At this moment, we see that the first ball did not pass throughhr from our window, that the fire is extend- jSkull, but was found in the hair flatten-1, ing Tom the Planters' and Merchants' jwith the resistance it had met wiih. Tk Bank, down Conti street. Gracious hea- second ball had penetrated the skull, anc ven! where will it end, and what are \ve iWas f°l,nd ,illst within it split i.i iwo coming to? The pieces were extracted with some dif- We omitted to mention that the Post"ficulty in a few days the wound was Office is destroyed. healed, and Mrs. B. raised as it were from A passenger who came on the steamer the grave, is now in perfect health. from Mobile yesterday, reports that one i Bogar, as already stated, was a French of the incendiaries had been caught in the ma»* act of putting fire lo a barrel of combus- about 30 years of age, of sprightly mia tibles in the third story of a warehouse. The populace were about to throw him were married in France about four years into the flames, to perish under the hum- e unable to offer any resistance to the At the great Tournament held at Eglia- on Dauphin street, destroying devasting element No information is toun Castle, Scotland, of which a bri* ^fn 1?$ ®oullwart communicated relative to the detection of notice is published in another part ofth" theCity Hotel, and the infernal incendiaries: it is not intimat- paper, there appeared a distinguishes ac[i0^ se^nS that any particular class of persons is Granger, not like Ivanhoe at Asl suspected. Nothing is said either about la-,.ouche incognito, but with all his ml» °i uwen anuuouia one of the incendiaries had been caught in was no less a personage than the redoubt ^re 10 a sion opinions conflicting as they are at every to disperse for their homes, when sudden-1 communication of more certain intelli- Americans "swin«r" i„ England U a«| point, on which humanity is suspended, lyonTtf.e ^oof 0^7 ri'vlWI bu"stin? His wife is a native of Germany, ners ai»J V the" ceiv sosp A Hers news of th Bait' eral spec on tl nriU i peaceful borhood of Washington, Tazewell A was recently the scene of one of the a I diabolical «icts ever perpetrated, l?11 ^on' particulars are briefly these, gathered gentleman who was on tbe same day: On Tuesday morning of last #Cej Mr. Bogar, a Frenchman, who had^ e w i i s w i e i n W a s i n o n o v years past, and with whom he wasknb'v to have had several matrimonial qti,lrreh,G threatened her so severely as tocau3e u to determine to leave his roof the first portunity. Bogar having, after break™" repaired to his work as usual, at aV yard in the suburbs, Mrs. B. obtain^ horse and set out for the house of her b^. ther at Partridge Point, intendingtod^ his protection. On the way she wasroni. pelled to pass the tan yard, and was seen by her husband. He instantly reuiraeci to his house, took two pistols which lie had purchased in Peoria the Saturday fore, went in pursuit of his wife, and over took her about a mile from town. Seiz ing her with the fury of a fiend he dr» ged her from her horse to the ground, I liberately drew a pistol and shot her i the head. At that moment a youne maj approached on horse back, when 1% drew the oilier pistol and tired anotherba! into the head of his victim. He then pri ceeded to load his pistols again, as be wal ked away from the body out on the pni rie. All this was done while the vonnt man v. as in sight, and who passed stiff. rather handsome person. They ae°» his associates in the diabolical work, led time in this country. Jealousy is said to to the postponement of his punishment, have led the wretched man to the perpe The firemeu were w holL' exhausted by tration of this act of revenge, whin had a child, still living, three yean antl had been, about that length oi boat left, the flames Providence, has resulted in his own deja fearful rapidity with "othing to oppose their progress but and the escape of his intended victim, I THE BANK CIRCLKVIL'.K—The OF Cleveland Herald says:—We learn by tin I Herald that the stockholders in the Bank of Circle ville as incorporated by the Le Igislature of Ohio i 1818 have organized and elected a board of directors. Thedi house. able and renowned Lt. Col. F^ssirr, progress of the Perhaps the consternation and confu- de-camn to Governor David Porter" which prevailed has prevented the PenTyCnS T^e^™LniLtri-f gence, or the citi ens may have kept their tion! I rince John°Van Buren had hi? si^picions secret, for the purpose of more his brother, the Major, followed,*! I avaitm. i ne printing office of the Com- At present impenetrable mystery shrouds follows. Really John Bull must wooH the henious transaction: it is to be hoped where our Pennsylvania Commandwfl „„A i .1 ru i luusacuuii u is 10 oe nopea wliere our rennsytvauia (Jommanm P^ons.'now the aid de-camp of Governor ?4 fermit the demons to escape the pttni»h- jdemocracy" think of those leaderii ment due to their crimes, 'i he perpetra party thus flourishing among the tion of deeds of such fearful atrocity, amid of England?—York Republican, a population, quiet, amiaule, intelligent, educated and religious, like that of Ala bama, is enough to spread a panic through this whole section of country. And we anxiously enquire where do these fiends in human shape come from? Who are they? and how can we escape the mis chief which their malice is plotting against us? In the existing uncertainty it would not be just to bingle out any particular class as the individuals most obnox ious to suspicion for by so doing, the in nocent might be mistaken for the guil ty. Whoever the real offenders may be we feel strong in the conviction that they will be brought to justice. In the mean time, our own citizens should neglect no precaution to ward off a similar calamity. Unseen enemies are lurking among us of* THE ILLINOIS FOUR MILM/SK The Springfield Journal contains tbe^ lowing statement: "Governor informed a gentleman of our acquaint** a few days since at ShawneetowDi Gen. Rawlings and Col. !)akleyba« fected a loan for only £50,000. tery in which the Commissioners'4 involved this matter is unaccountable We learn that a portion of the lied on for the payments now due thei-^ tractors, has been withdrawn for th®P* ment of the interest which will be State bonds in January and July 8®**". This movement will oo-mpel the sioners to dismiss nearly siU- their neers and further contract the ^tbor®®' Public Works."