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Bowling Green,.-.. J uly 16, IS 12.
23The Candidates will address the
citizens of Pike County as follows, to
wit: At G. T. Ashburn's, in Salt River
Township, on Satuntoy the 23d inst.; at
Bowling Green, on Wednesday the 27th;
at Enoch Martin's Mill, on Thursday
the 28j at Spencerburg, on Friday the
29th, and at Frankford on Saturday the
25We refer our subscribers to our
terms, on the first page; especially those
wishing to discontinue their subscrip
tions. It is perfectly idle for any one to
suppose that we will discontinue any
paper until arrearages are paid, up to
the time the subscriber wishes it discon
tinued. JfFor information in relation to the
currency, &c, wc refer our readers to
the remarks under the commercial head
in to-day's paper, taken from the Missou
Jf-TBr Ukcle Sam. When we
published the prospectus for "The Un
cle Sam" we expected a personal ac
knowledgement on the part of his vncle
skip, which, we are sorry to say, has not
yet been made. This we take very un
kind of the old gentleman, and can view
it in no other light than as a mark of
downright, shere ingratitude. .
FThe Americas Lacoeec. We
have also been looking for a copy of
"The American Laboror," the Prospec
tus for which, we published some two
months since. Will Messrs. Greeley
and McElath do us as well as themselves
the justice to send a copy of the above
named work to this office.
Rhode Island. It will be seen by
reference to another portion of our pa
per, that the strife in Rhode Island ha,
for the present, ceased. By last night's
mail we learn, that Martial law which
was proclaimed by Gov. King on the
26th, was still in force at Provicdence as
ate as the 30th ult., and patrols were
visiting suspected places and making or
The N. Y. Sun of the 2d, says: ':It is
said that Door was captured at Williams
burg, Mass., and taken back yesterday
afternoon to Providence, Rhode Island,
in the steamboat New-Haven.
The Apportiokmest Bill. This
bill has received the reluctant signature
of the President, and is the law of the
land. It now remains to be seen wheth
er the states will carry out the provi
sions of this law by proceeding to dis
trict the states preparatory to the elec
tions which are soon to take place in
several of the states. Missouri is enti
tled, under this law, to five representa
tives. Will she make provisions for the
election of these representatives under
the new apportionment law, or will she
elect them under the existing laws of the
State? She evidently has an unpleasant
task to perform in either case. For, the
very late period at which the law finally
passed does not a!Tord her sufficient time
to district the state, and consequently re
quires of her, together with several of
the other states, that which it is impossi
ble for them to perform. If the law is
constitutional in all its features, it virtu
ally repeals the existing state regula
tions, and, what is the to do? Shall
she yield or shall she stand upon her
reserved, her delegated rights ? It re
ally seems to us to be a most novel, and
indeed a most absurd idea that Congress
has the power to repeal a law enacted
by a free, sovereign and independant
state, for the regulation of her internal
affairs. If Congress has this power,
which to us seems questionable, it cer
tainly has but partially exercised it; for
it has left the most essential part of the
requisitions of the law to be performed
by the states; namely, that of laying off
or districting the several states. The
law expressly declares that the elcctiens
shall be by single districts and yet, it
does not lay off these districts, but virtu
ally commands the slates to do it, under
pain of having thcL' representatives ex
cluded from the House. What, we
would ask, are the states to do, in this
emergency ? And more especially those
states where the elections come on at so
early a period as to render it impossible
for them to comply with the requisitions
of the icw, by the adoption of the neces
sary regulations previous to the ap
proaching elections. We would say
then, let Missouri go on and elect her
representatives uner the present law of
the state, and if her members fcliall be re
jected, let a higher tribunal decide the
$jWc are indebted Wm. Luce & Co.,
cf Louisiana for He Orleans papers.
It is absurd for the people to complain of
hard times and still indulge in extrava
gance and idleness.
It is absurd for political aspirants to
tell the people that times are hard and
money scarce; because they know it al
ready. It is absurd for the two great political
parties to charge the distress of the
country upon each other; this will not
better matters any.
It is absurd for people to suppose they
can prosper while they spend more than
It is absurd to object to any system
without being able to suggest a better.
It is absurd for young people to ima
gine all their wants wileverbe satisfied.
It is absurd to suppose that an ex
travagant girl will make an economical
It is absurd to suppose that any old
maid would not marry if she had a suit
It is absurd for you to ask advice
when you are determined to pursue
your own course.
It is absurd for an editor to try to please
every body because he can't come it.
It is absurd for a candidate to suppose
that he will get the printer's vote unless
he lakes his paper he would sec him
Another Veto. The President has
vetoed the Provisional Tariff Bill. The
message was overlooked until too lute
for this week's paper. It shall appear
in our next.
Will you be so good as to inform us
who are candidates for the prominent
offices in this county at the August elec
tion: that is, for State Senator, for the
House of Representatives, for County
Judges, Sheriff, Assessor, &c. We see
the names of several individuals announc
ed in your paper, and we have heard
that there are, or will be others before
the people. Situated as we are, we do
not get the news readily and if there
should be others out we would be glad
to know who they are, and if hat they are
at the earliest convenient period; as we
want some little time to reflect before
we arc called on to give our votes.
Mast Unpledged Votehs.
P. S. Gen. Whillcdge's Circular takes
well in this part of the county the peo
ple say his views are clear and well
supported. M. U. V.
23Our friends of the above commu
nication are referred to the list of can
didates in our paper further than this wc
have no authority to say there are any;
however, we have heard of several gen
tlemen being out for each of the offices
mentioned. As to their views, princi
ples &.C., we know little or nothing, and
consequently, we must leave these
things for them to make known them
selves. The Times. The Philadelphia North
American says: We learn from a source
entitled to credit, that there are at pre
sent, upwards of two thousand stores,
dwelling houses, and other buildings to
let, in the city of Philadelphia proper.
Allowing the average rent of the above
buildings to be $400 each per annum,
the loss to the owners would be $800,
000. This great stagnation in business
and decline in rents has fallen heavily on
those who have made investments in real
The Bulletin of 9th says: "Yesterday
was a day of consternation among those
who were so fortunate(?) as to have
money on desposite. The Perpetual
suspended cash payments and gave certi
ficates of deposites payable at 30, 60 and
90 days, to those who would not take
Tennessee paper. The House of L. A.
Benoist & Co., declined paying on
checks any other than Miners' Bank,
and this maney has not yet the confidence
of the public, sufficiently to be received
s specie funds."
Isdias Fight. We learn by a letter
from Galena, that about a fortnight ago
some Chippewas made an attack upon a
party of Sioux, near Fort Snelling. A
fight followed, which lasted a good part
of the day, and resulted in the death of
13 Sioux and 5 Chippewas. 20 of the
former and 7 of the latter were wounded.
There is an hereditary feud between
these tribes, and it has been found im
possible to reconcile it. Eve. Gaz.
Mr. Tyler has vetoed the Tariff Bill.
We honor him for it. We are sorry he
did not also veto the Apportionment Bill,
and save the States the ncessity of doing
it for him. Lou. Sun.
Be rr was executed at Jefferson Cily
on Friday last. He was followed to the
gallows by a vast multitude.
For the Radical.
Messrs. Editors: Should you deem the fol"
lowing lines worthy n insertion in an obscure
corner of your paper, they are at your aerrice.
"Tho web of our life is of a mingled
"Yarn, good and ill together: Our virtues
'Would be proud, if our fitulu whipped them
"Our crimes would despair, it they were not
"Cherished by our virtues.
SIUKSPEARIl -nils well.
To this thero are exceptions many
But none more glaring than in Fanny,
For in her breast there is a throne.
Where Heavenly virtue reigns alone.
And round her beams so brilliant glare,
That rico can find no foot-hold there.
So trivial are her wanderings
From virtue's path.
That vice, tho' plum' J with pleasure's wings;
Or envy, with her bickerings
Or calumny, with 'renom'd slings
Can ne'er her scathe.
From Envy, Hatred, Malice, free;
Aloof from strife.
Surrounded by the sisters three,
Friendship, Love, and Charity ,
Unming'ed thus, may ever be.
Her web of life.
New Hope, July 2d, 1542.
For ike Radical.
Messrs. Editors: As it may be grati
fying to the friends of Temperance to
know the cause is prospering in various
parts of the county, I wish, through your
paper to take some notice of a meeting!
which was held at Paynesville, on Satu
day and Sunday, the 9th and
July. I have attended various Tempi
ance meetings in different parts of the
county, but I have never seen more gen
eral enthusiasm displayed than was
evinced on this occasion. The hospitali
ty and cheerfulness of the citizens, the
bright, sparkling, sunny countenances of
the children, and the radiant smiles of
joy and gladness which illumined the
happy faces of the fairer portion of crea
tion, all betokened a deep, heart-felt in
terest in the cause of Washing! onian
The first object which attracted my
attention on coming in sight of the vil
lage was the vhite flag of Ttinptrauce,
floating to the breeze; and as I came
nearer, the sound of music sweetly har
monizing with the beauty of surrounding
nature, met my ear.
The children of a neighbouring school,
mostly girls, formed in procession under
iter of Temperance; the ladies '
, and afk-r them came the gen- j
lollowcd, ana alter incm came the gc
tlcmcn. They marched up to the church,
where the addresses were to be deliver
ed. The meeting was first addressed by
Henry Porter, Esq., in a happy and in
teresting manner. He was followed by
Mr. George Buckncr, in a beautiful and
eloquent address, which would have
done honor to an older and more experi
enced speaker. Mr. Buckncr was fol
lowed by Dr. Ccalter, who enchained the
attention of tlic audience for an hour by
a speech full of true pathos and soul-
On the next day, (Sunday,) a crowded
audience was addressed by Mr. Porter,
Dr. Coalter and Dr. McClurc, who de
livered an able and interesting speech.
Upwards of one hundred names were
added to the Temperance list in Paj ncs
ville. That society numbers now about
three hundred members.
All that is necessary to be done, is that
meetings should be held and addresses
delivered, and members will be added.
The people are taking a deep interest in
the matter, and the cause will prosper
in spite of opposition, let it come whence
it may, this mighty reformation will go
on the lever of Archimidcs has found
its fulcrum, and the moral world is mov
ed as it were by a finger.
From the Missouri Reporter.
Cosgress. In the Senate, on the 1st
inst., Mr. Simmons, of R. 1., presented
his long expected tariff bill. The bill
for the reorganization of the army was
then taken up and passed. The bill to
deprive the State of jurisdiction in cer
tain cases was further discussed by Mr.
Smith, of Connecticut. Mr. Preston
proposed several amendments, which
were ordered to be printed, and the fur
ther consideration of the bill was then
postponed to the 5th inst.
In the House, Mr. Casey offered a
joint resolution for the adjournment of
Congress on the loth inst., but the House
refused to consider it at present. The
rest of the day was occupied in the de
bate on the Veto of the Provisional Tar
iff Bill, in which Messrs. Fillmore, Car
uthers, Gentry, Turney, Rhett, Sum
mers, Barnard and White took part.
Rhode Island. The contest in thi
State is at an end. Gen. McNeil, the
officer in command of the Algcrine
forces, issued an order on the 29th ult.,
dismissing the troops for the present,
and directing them to hold themselves in
readiness for an immediate call hcreafler
Gov. Dorr is supposed to be in Connecticut.-
The New York Plebian of the
1st inst., says it has been informed by a
private correspondent, that Gov. Cleve
land has decided to give up Gov. Dorr
to the Charter authorities of Rhode Isl
and. About 300 Suffrage men have
been taken prisoners, and are now con
fined in Providence. The cowardly
leaders who accepted orice under the
People's Constitution and swore to de
fend it, again deserted their Chief Ma
gistrate in the hour of danger; and prov
ed traitors to the cause of human rights,
regardless of their own solemn obliga
tions. In consequnce of the treachery
of those leaders, Gov. Dorr was compel
led to abandon the attempt to maintain
the People's Government, and obliged to
take refuge in another State.
The Suffrage party are now subject to
the tender mercies of the Aristocrats of
the State, and if they do not obtain their
rights for the next half century, they
must thank their own cowardice and
treachery for the evils under which they
will have to groan. After they adopted a
Constitution and organzed a Government
under it, their duty was clear. They
were bound to protect it. They have
refused to do so, and must abide the con
sequences. The U. S. Brig Oregon of the Explo
ring Expedition arrived at New York on
the 301 h ult. She left Rio Janeiro on
the 22d of May last. A day or two be
fore she sailed, two thousand tioops left
Rio for the Port of Santo, to suppress a
political disturbance which had broken
out in the province of St. Pauls. A re
port was current in Rio, that the Buenos
Arycan Admiral, Brown, had deserted
Rosas with his fleet, and gone over to the
Montcvidians. There was every reason
to believe it well founded.
Wc give below a copy of the Appor
tionmcnt Bill, (taken from the Missouri
Reporter,) as it past the two Houses of
Congress and become a law. The Presi
dent has given it his signature, accom
panied with his reasons fjr so doing.
This circumstance seems to have created
' some excitement in the House, as Mr.
Adams made a motion to refer the Mes
sage to a select committee, withp owcr to
send for persons and papers.
A BILL for the Apportionment of Rep
resentatives among the several States
according to the sixth census.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House I
of Representatives of the I nthd Mules of
.'Jmiricii in lor.gre.is .Isseiiwltd, lhat
from and after the third day of March
one thousand eight hundred and forty
three, the house of Representatives shall
be composed of members elected agreea
bly to a ratio of one Representative for
every seventy thousand six hundred and
eighty persons in each State, and of one
additional Representative for each State
na mg a miction j;iuaier man unu moieiy
of the said ratio, computed according to
the rule prescribed by the Constitution
of the United States; that is to say: With
in the Slate of Maine, sever; within the
State of New Hampshire, lour; within
the State of Massachusetts, ten; within
the State of Rhode Island, two; within
the State of Connecticut, four; within the
State of New York, thirty-four; within
the State of New Jerse-, five; w ithin the
State of Pennsylvania, twenty-four;
within the Slate of Delaware, one; with
in the State of Marvl.mil, six; within the
j State of Virginia, fifteen; within the
1 Stale of North Carolina, nine; within the
Slate of South Carolina, seven; within
the State of Georgia, eight; within the
State of Alabama, seven; within the State
of Mississippi, four; within the State of
Louisiana, four; wi'hin the Stated Ten
nessee, eleven: within the State of Ken
tucky, ten; within the Slate of Ohio,
twenty-one; within the State of Indiana,
ten; within the Stale of Illinois, seven;
within the State of "Missouri, five; with
in the State of Arkansas, one; and with
in the State of Michigan, three.
Sec. 2. Jlnd le it further enacted, That
in every case where a State is entitled
to more than one Representative, the
number to which each State shall be en
titled under this apportionmant, s-hall be
elected by districts composed of contig
uous territory, equal in number to the
number of Representatives which said
State may be entitled, no one district
electing more than one Representative.
Thk Catastuoi-he at Hamiiuius.
We have the following statistical de
tails of the destruction of property
by the late calamitous fire: Streets
destroyed, Gl; lanes ditto, 120; hous
es ditto in streets, 1992; small houses
in lanes, 493; cellars, 4G3; inhabitants
dispossessed, 21,526. Churches des
troyed, 3, viz: St. Peter, St. Nicolas,
and St. Gertrude. The value of the
private buildings is estimated at 47
millions marks banco, in the mutual
assurance etlected by the municipali
ties, and the public buildings at 10
millions, making together 57 millions,
equal to 3,463,000. The furniture
and goods are estimated at 2,963,
000; making the total value of the
property 6,326,000. The amount
insured in the foreign insurance com
panies, on furniture and goods, is esti
mated at 10 million marks banco, or
741,000; but we are informed, on
very good authority, that this item is
so overrated, that it throws a doubt
upon the accuracy of the statement
of the aggregate loss sustained
Wc are credibly informed that the
total amount of the liabilities cf the
English insurance companies will not
exceed, at the very utmost, 450,
000; and according to the most recent
accounts, 420,000 is held as nearer
to the truth. It is iarther rendered
perfectly certain, that even the latter
account will be very materially re
duced for, as the researches in the
ruins proceeded,considerable amounts
of properly were rescued daily, which
was constantly increasing the salvaee
to the English companies. N. Y.
Latest news from Honduras.
The New York papers of the 28th
ult., contain thefollowinginlelligence
Senor Lopez has resigned the Presi
dency of Gautemala, and Senor
Rivera 1'hz has been chosen to suc
ceed him. Carrera was nominated,
but declined. Paz took the oath or
office on the 14th.
General Villasenor, comnmnder-in-chief
of the national forces in Costa
Rica, with all his troops, has surren
dered to General Morazan, by a ca
pitulation entered into on the 12th of
April, without striking a blow oi mak
ing any attempt at resistance. The
two armies fraternized, and Mora
zan was preparing to advance upon
Guatemala. Vigorous efforts were
in progress at Gautemala to encoun
ter the invader.
Senor Carillo, ex-chief of Costa
Rica, has been banished for a term of
two yeajs, but his property and his
family are not to be molested. .Mora
zan has publicly assumed the direc
"U'V . '!
re-establish the lederati
jrnl America, and com t.l
tion of that Government. He will
ion of Cen-
We learn that the quotas due by
the deferent States of Central Ameri
ca fur indemnification f"r damages
and injuries sustained by British sub
jects, are in a train for payment.
The United States sloop of war
Boxer, sent tr inquire into the cir
cutnstanees of a robbery commitied
on the briii Ua'en. had arrived in S.in
Juon's River. The Gazette says that
the'coaimander, having ascertained
the fa.ts of the case, landed a party
of sailors and marines, took posses
sion of the best goods in the Custom
Home, and conveyed them on Inard
the sloop of war. He demanded al
so a sum of money, but as it was not
iiiiniedi,.tf'ly paid, he got under way
fur a cruie. promising to return in a
fortnight, when it must he forthcom
ing or he would take measure.
to the jlh u!t. were received
York on the 27th. from which the
follow ing information is received:
We notice therein a decree of the
Yucataco Government in reply to
that ot Santa Anna t the 7th of
May, declaring tiie Yucatacos traitors
and outlaws, and threatening ven
geance on such as might be cnughl
within any of the Mexican Stales.
The last act of Santa Annat owards
the Yueatacos was received by them
with general indignation, and would
have a tendency to excite the people
to resistance rather than to submis
sion. Accounts leceived at Mernl.i
of June 4ih, states that General Yi
man had assembled 50,000 troops at
Valliadolid, ready to march al a day's
notice if necessary, to repel inva
The Ismn Mission. It is now saiJ
that William Robinson, Jr., is to em
bark in the next steamer for Europe,
as the agent of the Treasury Depart
ment, for the purpose of endeavoring
to negotiate the twelve million loan.
recently authorized by Congress.
The British goods sent to Aff-
gatinistan in iuii, amounted to
3,268, 712 rupees. The loss of this
trade, it is supposed, will have a seri
ous elleci upon the English market
England is destined to sutler severe
ly from the wars she is wagi
China and Afghanistan.
The Duel. Wc copy the follow
ing particulars ot the duel between
Mr. Marshall and Col. Webb from
the Philadelphia Ledger. Mr. Mar
shall was the challenger:
" The seconds tossed up for a choice
of position, and the piece falling n
mong the grass, some dispute arose
as to which party had won. Both
seconds determinedly refused to j ield.
"It was settled, however, bv Mr.
Marshall, requing his second, Dr.
Kerr of Washington to yield the
point. This request, however, the
second declined. Mr. Marshall with
some warmth said: 'Give it to them.
Locior; give it to tliem. 1 come
here to have a shot at him, nnd do
not mean to be baflled by trifles."
Mr. Morrell, the second of Col.
Webb, tartly replied: 'We ask you
to give us nothing; we ask but w'hat
is right.' The point was yielded, ns
Mr. Marshall desired it should be.
"They then proceeded to decide,
in ine same manner, as to which ol
me seconds should give the word,
which wus won by the second of Coi!
vveoD. iiiuslol. Webb had the
choice of position, and the
I the word.
"The preliminaries being thus set
tled, the principals were desired to
take their positions, which they did
with a coolness and alacrity surpri
sing to every person present.
"Mr. Morrell then usked,in a clear
and firm tone, 'Gentlemen, are you
ready?" Upon which Mr. Marshall
answered, 'No, sir, I am not;' and
pausing for a short time, fixed a keen
and searching look upon his antago
nist; he slowly lifted his hat from his
head, and tossed it lightly from him,
without altering Ins position. 'Now
sir,' continued Mr. M. 'I am ready.'
J he demeanor o! Col. Webb dur
ing this proceeding was perfectly cool
and collected, and when Mr. Aforrell
nave tho word fire thus 'Fire one:
two: three:' the report was so nearly
simultaneous as to induce the belief
with seme of the spectators that the
Colonel had not fired at all. The
discharge was upon the word 'one.'
"A parley was then held by the
seconds, and the principals not being
satisfied, preparations were made for
a second exchange of shols: Imme
diately upon the second discharge.
Lol. ebb was observed to wheel
and stagger, upon which Dr. Ken
called out to Mr. Morrell, 'Sir, your
friend U falling; why don't you catch
him?" But without wailing for a re
ply, he stepped up and caught the
Colonel in his arms.
"The bail had taken e fleet on the
back part of the left legol Col. Webb;
and, upon ascertaining that it was
not fatal, Mr. Marshall insisted on
having another shot, remarking, at
the same time, that Col. Webb had
injured him more than all other men,
and if it were possible for him to
stand, he would expect him to resume
his position. The second and sur
geon of the wounded man positively
ref.ised to permit this, alleging that
he would be lighting under gteatdis
advudiages; and this, together -wilh
the interference of the spectators,
had the effect to prevent any further
"The younger brother of Mr. Mar
shall, who had during :he firing retir
ed or.e two or three hundred vard
from the party, came up, and was
quite vehement m 1m declarations
that the matter should not proceed
farther, remarking that his brother
ought not to ask it, and (hat he ought
to thank his God that the consequen
ces were not more serious than they
"d I. Webb, while reclining in the
:.rms of his friends, said that he had
not then, nor had he had any unkind
feeling lowa.d-i Mr. Marshal. This
however. wr. a"t said to Mr. M.,
nor was it 'fficiuilt C' liin.i.nii aled to
him; and tie parties It ft the ground
with nppaieutly the same hostile feel
ing with which ihey n et upon it."
The Baltimore American, of the
5th inst., contains the following in
telli.'cnec from Buenos Ayres:
'The brig Amazon, Wade, at this
port on Saturday from Buenos Ayres,
brings advices to the 10th of May.
We learn that at the time of the sail
ing f the Amazon, business of all
kinds was nearly suspended in con
sequence of the continuance ol the
dreadlul atrocities committed by the
adherents cf Gov. Rosas upon all
who were opposed to him in their
political views, or who were either
publical! y or privately obnoxious to
him or his friends. All strangers nnd
ninny of the citizens were anxious to
leave Buenos Ay rev, but as the domi
nant party granted very few passports,
and the packets were strictly search-,
ed before sailing, it was nmatterof
much difficulty and danger to get
Admiral Brown, wiih the Buenos
Ayres qundron. was lying at Monte
viilo waiting an oppoitunity for an
other comb.it wi-h Admiral Coe.
The latter, however, kept closely in
the harbor. The stories recently
published in this country of the al
leged defection of Admiral Brown are
I'uicf.s ix lxi iana. A correspond
ent at Napoleon, Ripley co., Indiana,
writes us that the Wheal crop in that
quarter, was never larger or more
promising than this season. A large
part of is already harvested, and far
mers are busy in every direction in
securing the balance. The country
teems with produce of all kinds; but
ter is 4 cts. a pound eggs are so a
bundant, they can scarcely be given
away good rat beeves, 3 years old,
are sold daily at $5 each flour $1
75 per cwt no old wheat in market
ginseng 20 els.
Immense quantities of honey have
been gathered all over the State, this
Keasson, larger than was ever before
known. It can now be had at Napo
leon, of the finest quality, at 3 cts.
per lb. Cin. Ilepvblican.
"The ship Ontario, which arrived
at New York, on the 28th ult., from
London, bronchi no less a personage
than Richard AV. Redfield, late cash
ier, of the Commercial Bank of this
city, who absconded last October, a
defaulter to the tuna of .$56,000.
Immediately on the arrival of tha