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!D* The Editor of Tbe Tribune is obliged to request those
bo wj?h to see bin? personally to call between the hour*
ot I aad 3 A. 34. or 5 and 6 P. M. If they can coov?asenily
do so. Tbe absolute necessity of devoting some hours un?
interruptedly to bis duties constrains him to malte this re?
23* The November number of the Southern Literary.
Mesienger arrived last evening and is for sale ?t this office
Price 60 centt. Agents supplied at the usual discount
IT Tbe Wfaig Almanac and United States Segist-r for
1843. for sile at this office. Single copies 13* cents, 81 per
dosen, $7 per 100. ^
03* Our amiable friend Joan M'Keon, we bear,
is 'threatening- to con-est the election of Hamilton
Fish to Congress. We trust he will think better
of it. After having been beaten successively in two
separate Districts in one Election?beaten by bis
own party, too?it will look poor now to ask Con?
gress to give bim a seat. John is not reduced to
suob extremities, if be did but know it. He can
get elected by the People if be will keep on trying
two Districts a year for three or four years longer.
Patience, man.' do n"t take those little rebuffs so
much at heart and lose your temper. But if yon
go in for contesting, just contest Leonard's seat
'while you are about it, and so have two strings to
your bow. You saw the advantage of that in your
late canvass.
?A correspondent writes to know if the last
Legislature cut off students, paupers, &.c. from
the Right of Suffrage. Certainly not.?the clause
provides that " no one shall gain or lose a resi?
dence " in consequence of living at a particular
place a student, pauper, &c. The object o;
this jj to cot ofT fitudents from voting unless the\
will go to their fathers' homes to do it.
\HW We commend to careful peiunal the commu
u.cation on our last page. It is written by on?
who never talks oi what he does nor understand,
and whoso productions, few as they are in num?
ber, carry with them an influence which dnw not
die with the year or the age that gave it birth.
The field of discussion which it opens is foreign u.
the legitimate aims of our paper; but as it is sim
ply in reply to what we have already publisher!,
tiad we the desire, we could not well deem it
proper, t? refuse insertion to the article. We an
?ure our readers will not wish us to have done so.
Hon. John Henderaon.
Throughout the past summer, the Loco-Foco
journals, from the Globe downward, have em
blazoned a circumstantial, point-blank accusation
that Hon. John Henderson, Whig IT. S. Sena?
tor from Mississippi, had procured the passage
through Congress at the last session of a bill giv?
ing himself and two confederates nearly $20,000
lor Indian depredations on lands owned by them
?*n the Gulf of Mexico! Now that this lie ha
served its purpose, the Editor of the Courier und
Enquirer has been able to draw together the facts
necessary for its entire refutation, which are as
1. In 1837 about 5,000 Creek Indians, emi
grating from Florida to Arkansas in charge of U
States officers, halted on a very beautiful tract o!
thinly timbered land on the Gulf, belonging to
Mesara. D. M. Hughes, C. Shipman and J. Hen
derson, and there remained two months, with the
consent of the U. S. officers?probably awaitin
the arrival of steamboats. They cut and slashed
the timber as usual to build huts, kept fires night
and day, &c., and doubtless did much damage to
the property. For this damage the Government
is justly responsible, as the Indians were virtually
its prisoners or wards, in the hands of its officers.
2. The claim being presented to Congress, it
was referred to the Committee of Claims of tin
House, whereof Hon. Edmund Burke, a Ne.v.
Hampshire Loco-Foco of the sharpest grit, i>
Chairman; and Mr. Burke himself investigated
the claim, pronounced it just, drew up the report
inits favor, and introduced the bill.
. 3. The bill does not propose to pay $19,000
$20,000, or any other sum. There were witnesses
before tho Committee who swore that this Land
was extremely valuablo and eligibly located foi
Country Sei.s, to the beauty of which tbe timbei
was essential, and that it had been damage/'
$15.000 or more by the Indiens' destruction o?
timber; but the Committee expressly reporter5
ngainst anv such fancy valuation, and the bil'
passed merely directs the Secretary of the Trea?
sury to make a thorough investigation and pay th'
claimants merely " the intrinsic value" of th?
trees at the place whence and time when taken?
not a cent more. Is there an honest man in the
Union who can object to this ?
?Such is the history of a transaction out o(
which tho most unscrupulous portion of the Loco
F?co prose, such as tbe Globe, Troy Budget anr
Mohawk Courier, have contrived to make mucl'
capital during the summer. They will never
trouble themselves to give the correction, and thu
ibVir readers will continue in the undoubting be?
lief that a Whig Congress ha* aided one of its
Members to draw $20,000 unjustly from the Trea?
sury, when in fact the. whole payment will probablv
;?r less than $1,000, and this on Loco-Foeo in?
vestigation and recommendation, founded on ihr
??leerest evidences of its iu-,tiee.
Tamiuauy Hall aad Carroll Hall.
Last fall, (1S41.) it will be recollected, a per.
tiou of the Loeo-foeo* friendly to the Catholic
Schools, met ai Tammany Hall and nominated
vlessrs. Tight Davy and Timothy Daly on the
Tammany Assembly Ticket, in place of Messrs
(ilatier and Sanford. The consequence was the
defeat of the two latter on the Regular Ticket.
This year Glazier and Sanford are again placed oh
the ticket at Tammany Hall, and, by way of com?
promise, Mr. Tighe Davy was also nominated.
The following statement of the votes in each Ward
for Glazier and Davy will show that while the
friends of Davy have been faithful to tho alliance
and have elected Ghuier and Sanford. more than
2,400 Loeo-Foco* have scratched the. name of Mr.
Davy from their ballots, and thus defeated him :
Wards. Glazier. Dory. Ser.MVanh. (."Jojier. Dam
i.... 67* 64? 58 x....1AM
ii... 4? ? 3t9 48 xi. ...1,686
hi...; 718 ?s5 81 xii.... j6<?
iv....1.180 1,104 S8\ XHL...1,529
v ..Lias 1,017 351 XIV....1.333
Yl"... 1,208 US? 49 XV.... 744
vii....1.715 1.454 2?j! XVI....1,458
viii.. ..i,8ss lt? 2ssixvh....13?*
ix.... 2,081 1,815 Sl6{ 21>AS8
Scratched by Loco-Focos 2,4s5.
Mr. Sanford received 21,587 votes, and Mr.
Bouck (for Governor) 22,017, or 2,914 more than
Mr. Davy.
03* S. W. Trotti, it is stated, has been elected
a Member of tho present Congress from South Car?
olina, in place of Hon. Sampson H. Butler,resigned
He i<of cnurs?> a CaJhoun man. We infer from
hi t uame that he *priugs from the old French Hu?
guenot acuter? of South Carolin*
Massachusetts.?Things arc not so baa as we
anticipated in Massachusetts though quite bad
enough. There is no choice of Governor?Morton
leading Davis about 2,000 votes in the State, but
lacking at least 3,000 of a choice?there being
some 6,000 scattering votes, mainly cast for ttco
Abolition tickets. The splits being strongest in
the Whig districts, the Loco-Focos have done best
for Senators, claiming 14 to 7 of those elected,
thus forming a bare quorum of a Senate and leav?
ing 19 vacancies. (This may be varied by the
complete returns ; but it now seems that the great
Whig County of Worcester has failed by 200 to
make a choice of Senators, while every County
that is in any sense Loco has chosen its full
ticket. The vacancies are to be filled by Conven?
tion of the two Houses, and so far the House stands
Whigs returned.97 Loco-Focos.87
No choice.43 Voted not to send..21
Tberc are some 20 to 30 unhef rd from which
will not materially affect the aggregate. Ic rests
with the Towns which have voted to make a
second trial for Representatives to determine
whether Massachi'setts shall be Whig or Loco
Foco for the coming year- They are nearly ail
Whig, and can secure a Whig House, a Whig
Senate, and ' Honest John Davis ' for Governor
if they will; but if they choose the rale of the
Clam-bake dsmagogue for one year, we must bow
in submission.
The Members of Congress reported as elected ate
John Quincy Adam?, Robert C. Winthrop,
Bs.rk.kr Burn ell, Osmyn Baker,(4 Whips)
Wm. Parmenter, Henry Williams(2Lo.)
In the four remaining Districts there is ascer?
tained or supposed to he no choice. The popular
vote is nearly as follows :
Whi^. Luco-Foco. Heat.
Dist. [..Suffolk Co.?(Boston and Choi sea.)
Hobt. C. Winthrop..5,831 Wru. Washburn....4,613 374
II. .Essex South?Salem, &c.?fSaltonstall's.)
L Saltonstall.4,657 Robert Rantoul, Jr.5,133 1149
III. .North partef Essex and Middlesex(C'hlng's)
John P. Robinson...4,014 Ja?. W. Mansar....4,928 1224
IV. .Balance of Middlesex?(Parmenrer's )
Samoel Hoor.5,C16 Wm. Parmenter ... .6,47? SO.'.
V. .Bulk of Worcester?(Hudson's.)
Charles Hudson....6,581 Pliny Merrick.6,32-1 C81
VI ..Hampshire, &.c.?(Baker's.)
Osmyn Baker.6,131 W. Cbapin.5,861 587
[Two remnining Whig towns?reported as
electing Baker.]
VII. . Berkshire, &.c.?(Briges's.)
Julias Rockwell? Henry W. Bishop.[fewreturns.]
[A Whig split is supposed to forbid u choice.]
VIII. .Plymouth and part of Norfolk?(Adams's.)
John Quincy Adnms5,272 Ezra Wilkinson.4,!tf)8 ?C
IX. .Bristol, &c.?(Border's.)
Seth Spra^ue, Jr...4,285 Henry Williams.(,,120 Gul
X. .Barnstable, Naotucket, &c.?(Burnell's.)
Barker Bnrneil....1,729 John H. Show.1,742 42
[Few returns. Mr. Burnell's reelection con?
In the Old Ninth District Hon. William Jack?
son, anti-Slavery Whig, is elected to the present
Congress, in place of Hon. Wm. S. Hastings, de?
Never was there a contest which mote striking
ly developed the innate dishonesty of Loco-Foco
ism. The Boston Post, for instance, called on all
Tariff men to vote for Parmenter as a true and
faithful friend of the Tariff, and against J. Q.
Adams as an enemy of the Tariff! because he did
not see fit to ' wheel about' and give up the Land
Distribution. All over the State the Whigs were
assailed as not thorough in their advocacy of a
Protective Tariff, backed by the assertions of the
base apostate, Cushing. Yet, now that the imme?
diate end has heen attained, the gain of the Loco
Focos will be cited as a Free Trade triumph, and
the votes of the Working Men of Lynn, Lowell,
&.c. cited to nhow that they do not desire Protec?
tion !
The following is the aggregate vote for Govern?
or, so far as heard, contrasted with the full vote in
1839, when Morton was elected by one majority
Counties. Morton. Uuvit. Set Morton. Everett. Set.
^ufiolk.49J9 6060 400 3873 5??36 26
?Ciises.0882 65 "4 1)50 5980 6795 94
Worcester.79^7 9094 123G 76-17 &210 29
S'oriolk.4467 39^7 327 4241 S679
Middlesex.8617 6502 763 8244 6459 s3
Hampshire (2ll) 1728 2972 ?09 2042 27tft> 6
franklin (24t.)..2S14 2494 243 2297 2279 6
ierksbire (20t) .22S6 2028 149 3853 3176
trtbtol.5441 3900 201 4;98 3298 46
?lymouth(18t).S534 2904 310 3908 3988
iarnpdent>7t.\.S457 2682 235 3330 26J2 9
larnstable...;. 1266 1684 0
Jukes. 291 200 4
>iariucket....._ 265 521
Total.5lb33 49182 5213 51(04 LMjIJo ?07
Norton over Davis.2,451 Morton o?er Everett.. ..SOs
?? leck? of a choice.. 2,700 " overall.1
About 40 towns remain to be heard from, which
vill make little odds.
Last year, Davis 55,974; Morton51,366; Sc. 3722.
Davis over Morton 4,607 ; Do. over all, 887.
New-Bedford has done best, of any town in the
i:ate, giving 1,065 for Davis, 1,017 for Morton,
ind 76 Abolition. Last year 879 Davis, 898 Mor?
on. The Abolition voles defeated the choice of
he five Whig Representatives by 18 or 20 votes,
iut wo trust thev will bo elected on the next trial.
How tihould we lire /
To the Editor of The Tribune ?
The undersigned, a young man of studious
nabits. wishes to know Mr. Greelev's opinion con
?ertiine: the effect which the Graham system is
likely to have upon the constitutions of those who
ire naturally of a dyspeptic habit; and have
through a close application to their books con
firmed'what before was inherent, but which mipht
nave been eradicated, if they had paid proper at
tention to their regimen, and taken sufficient exer?
cise. Of this class is the subscriber, who, being
in a wretched state of health and having adopted
various means of regaining, without success, that
which makes life endurable, is almost persuaded
by the eutreaties of numerous friend? to adopt a
mode of life which seems every day to he gaining
now converts, among which your humble servant
hears you are one; and therefore requeue that
you will comply with his request as above stated.
Reply fo the foregoing.
The Editor of The Tribune professes to know
something of Political Economy and History, a
littlo of Theology, less of Law, and least of all of
Medicine, on which he does not deem the Editor
of a Political journal properly railed to pronounce
judgement. The above inquiries may be mote
properly directed to some Medical publication.?
Generally, however, we have no difficulty in stating
that " sufficient exercise 13 with regularly temperate
habit?, earlv hours, and pure air at all times are
most essential to the preservation of Health, anil
>>f course necessary to its restoration when im?
paired. These constitute (in themain) the Gra?
ham System;?a preference of the most nutritious,
easily digestible and least stimulating food being
plainly implied in the foregoing. If our corres?
pondent has fallen into the vulgar error of suppos?
ing some narrow and fantastic restrictions of Diet
N^he Graham System,' we can only advise him to
*eVk in the proper quarter the needful information.
Mr- Graham's principal treatise may doubtless be
obtained at any of our great Libraries. [Ed.
Louis F. Tasistro has become Editor of
the Boston Nation, which is hereafter to be con?
ducts! independently of any daily paper.
?F A bill has passed the Tennessee Legisla?
ture totally and unreservedly abolishing Imprison?
ment for Debt. It passed the House by a vote of
39 to 29, and the Senote by 18 to 7.
Itlajoritie* for Governor.
ForBocck. (Seneca. 540
Broutne. 250'SuffoIk.l500
CayQga. 700 Sullivan.225
Chenango. 40?Tioga... 400
Clinton. 343 Ulster.550
Cbemung. "95 Warren . 575
Cortland. 55wavne. 453
Delaware.M00 VVe'itchwter. 715
Dutrhess. 750yat8s. 306
Fulton. 50 *_
Greene. 800 Total.28,609
Jeoer?on. 834 _ Foa Bradish.
King?. 385 Alb*ny. 193
Lewi,. 250 AUe?w>y. 395
Madison. 600 fattaraugus. 76
Montgomery. 500 Cbautauque.180()
i New-York.2100 ?ne. ?o?
Oneida. 1400 ?ss**. 35u
Onondaea. 600 Franklin. 100
Orange. 800Gene>ce. 835
Ot?ego .1400 Ewwgtton.750
Oiwego. 659 Monrce.300
Putnam. 837 ^!a?ara. 341
Queens. gg^Omano. 304
ReWlaer. 120 2'34
Richmond. 165 Washington.1050
Rockland. 600 VVvoming... 20
St. Lawrence.1500 Tota].7,198
Saratoga. 100
Schenectadv. 243
Bouck's do...28,609
Schoharie.1223 Bouck ahead..21.411
City Taxe?.
To Ttkt Editor of the Tribune ?
Now that the elerrion has passed, and we have
not that exciting subject to engross our atten?
tion, it may be well if we turn our eyes to our in?
ternal affairs and see what is passing in our own
vicinity more immediately interesting to our citi?
zens. Taxes are at all times regarded with great
jealousy in our country, and in the present de?
pressed state of affairs excite a deep and absorb?
ing interest, more particularly as it is known that
the faxes in this city have been considerably in?
creased in amount the present year. It therefore
becomes a matter of serious enquiry why?when
properly of every kind has greatly depreciated in
value?have the taxes increased, and what is the
remedy proposed to lessen them in future ?
If it will not tax your columns too greatly, I pro?
pose to state the reasons why they are increased,
and at a future period to point out, as I think, a
certain plan for reducing them in future.
In the first place, we all know thnt. the Croron
v\ ater has been introduced into our City at a <rreat
expense, and that the credit of this City has been
used to the amount of twelve millions of dollars
in ttie issue of stock bearing an interest to accom?
plish that object. The interest which has hereto?
fore become due has been paid out of the proceeds
of the stock issued; but that cannot be done in
future, for the reason that the amount, of stock au?
thorised to be issued by the Legislature is about
exhausted, in the introduction of the water to the
Reservoir, and distributing it through the street*
of our city.
The amount of the interest per annum is about
$640,600. Many expedients have been suggested
by different members of the community to pay this
money, but.all based in some way or other on bor?
rowing. But our Board of Supervisors, with a
manliness that does them i.-jfinitc credit, deter?
mined to raise three-quarters of a year's interest,
say $480,000, by a tax of 20 cents on the 100 dol?
lars, believing that the citizens of New-York, not?
withstanding the hardness of the times, would
cheerfully pay their proportion of that amount,
rather than more money should be borrowed, or
the credit of their City bo dishonored. It is also
known that the Legislature, in their wisdom, at
their last session, ordered a Tax of 10 cents on the
100 dollars on all the real and personal property
in this State. This tax falls with peculiar hard,
ship on this City at the present time, for it hap?
pens that the amount of this tax alone reaches to
about $250,000, to be paid by the citizens of this
City; and is by many ef our citizens deemed op?
pressive and unnecessary, as the resources of the
State were abundantly ample for all purposes in
the economical administration of the affairs of our
State government. The above two items, as will
be seen, form an amount of 30 cents on the 100
dollars, which our citizens have never been before
called upon to pay. The City tax, or tax levied to
pay the current expenses of the City government,
is about $80,000 less than last year; and if the
measures of reform now in progress, are permitted
to be carried out another year, will show a reduc
lioa of about $200,000. I propose in another
communication, through the facilities kindly afford?
ed me at the proper department in this City, to
send you the entire amount of Taxes levied, and
tho amount proportioned to each Ward, viz : State,
Water and City Tax separate, so that all Tax
Payer8 mav know for what they are taxed and to
what purpose their money is to be applied.
A Tax-Pater.
The Lyceum Lecture.?'Preparation to see
the World' was the subject of last evening's Lec?
ture, delivered by Rev. Witliam Hague, of Bos?
ton. Ability and profound thought would have
been wasted upon so superficial a theme; it must
be deemed a merit, therefore that the Lecture dis?
played a decided economy of both. The pro?
digious rate at which people travel in this ' nine?
teenth century' was duly celebrated, and the ne?
cessity was urged of making some special prepa?
ration to see whatever is noteworthy in the world
as we travel through its various parts. Men, be?
fore they travel, the lecturer thought, should cul?
tivate, rirst. their sensibility to the beauties of Na?
ture; then acquire a knowledge of the Past, which
shall open the mind to the power of historical as?
sociation*: and lastly, cherish and develope the
faculty of appreciating the poetic and beautiful
wherever they are found. This advice is doubt?
less good ; the man who has not embraced all
these points in his personal culture is surely not
fitted to trarei with any pleasure, nor is he, we beg
leave to submit, one whit better qualified to stay at
home. The lecturer embodiedin his discourse some
fairly written fancy llight*. many beautiful ques?
tions, both pi ose and verse, not spoiled by the re?
citation, anecdotes from his own experience and
reading, and several personal references, which
showed that the '.ecture was written for a Boston
audience. It was listened to by a moderate au?
dience with moderate pleasure.
CP The Mechanics' Institute of this city
have arranged for a Course of twenty-two Lec?
tures this winter, to be given at their large room,
12 Chambers-street, near the Post Office, on each
successive Friday evening. No two Lectures are
given by the same person, and all, or nearly all,
the Lecturers ars New-Yorkers. The Introduc?
tory wiii be given on Friday evening by John B
Scolf.s, Esq. Subject?' The Motives and Ends
of Intellectual Effort.' Tickets for the Course.
$1 ;>0: de. for a Gentleman and two Ladies, $2.
CCr* Hon. Hikam E. Runnels, formerly Gov?
ernor of Mississippi, has removed to Texas.
From Mexico.?The schooner Hero, from Ha
\rtr.a, brings later news from Mexico, though no?
thing important from Havana. The Mexican pa?
pers announce with great pomp that the foot of
Santa Ana, lost in the battle of December 5, 1333.
was deposited with great ceremony beneath a mon?
ument in a cemetery. The expedition against Yu?
catan embarked at Vera Cruz on die 18th wit.?
The official despatch of Gen. Wall, announcing
the defeat of three hundred Texan? near San An?
tonio, is published in the papers. It states that
the Texans left one hundred and twenty dead on
the field, and that fifteen prisoners were taken, four
of them grievously wounded. The capture of San
Antonio is likewise announced in magniloquent
Octbage.?One George W. Lore was recently
convicted in Barbour Co., Ala., of having commit?
ted murder. He was sentenced to be hung, but
the Supreme Court granted a new trial and he
was admitted to bail. When the time for trial
came he was missing Some time afterwards he
was found loitering about the vicinity of Glennviile
and was apprehended. The citizens to the num?
ber of one hundred and sixty assembled to consult
what should be done with him. After he had
stated his case to the multitude, licet voted to de?
liver him up to the officers of justice?twenty-two
were indiffereHt and one hundred and thirty-six
voted to hang him on the spot. He was accord?
ingly hung. The Columbus (Ga.; Enquirer thinks
tha citizen* " acted precipitately and wholly out of
character in this business !" We think not.
The Losr; Island Murder.?On Tuesday
night, officer John Lyon, and ex-officer B. F. Par?
ker arrested a German named Joseph Beam, on
suspicion of his being the person who committed
the murder on Long Island on Sunday last. Mr.
Jess* Cod.lington, of Hnntington, L. I. having vis?
ited Beam in prison, and having seen the German
in theservice of Mr. Smith, made affidavit that he
believed him tobe the identical man, and he was,
therefore, committed to prisow for examinatioa as
the supposed murderer of Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
Arrest on Attachment.?The Deputy Sheriff
of Ontario County, arrived here yesterday from
Geneva, having in custody Mr. James H. Buckel,
late Deputy Keeper of Blackwell's Island, whom
he arrested on attachment from the County Court,
as a witness for the people in the trial of Justice
Parker on impeachment. A writ of habeas cor?
pus was sued out by W. J. Haskett, Esq. before
the Recorder, and Mr. Buckel was ndmitted to
bail in $100 to appear and testify at the next meet?
ing of the Court.
Murder in Wiskossan.?The Wiakonsan
Whig states that on the 28-.h of 0^tober several
soldiers at Prairie du Chien, in a drunken spree,
assailed several Fienchmen in a grocery, firing
upon the house and beating in the windows with
stones and clubs. A peaceable man named Jo?
seph Magnient went out to usk them to desist,
when they shot him dead. Five of them have
been arrested and committed to jail.
Sl'ddkn Death.?Mr. John Redfield, of the
firm of John Hunt ifc Co. Hat Manufacturers. 131
Water-street, (and father of R. W. Redfield, the
Commercial Bank Cashier,) died very suddenly
yesterday while writing at his desk. He was
hardly known to be ill till he was dead.
SCP A man named Bratlcy, in Greensville Co.,
Va., having offended a family of Davises, five
brothers of the latter caught him one day and shot
him dead?each firing simultaneously. They fled
to South Carolina, but have been arrested and
sent back.
DC/9 We trust none of our friends will forget M.
Max Bohrer's Concert this evening at the Apol?
lo Rooms. He brings highly complimentary loi?
ters from Rossini, Humboldt and Prince Albert,
and has given Concerts at Boston which have been
very popular.
DC?9 The Columbus (Ga.) Enquirer learns by a
gentleman direct from Chattahoochee that tho
steamer Gen. Harrison, Capt. Van Veehten, while
endeavoring to force her way over a sand-bar near
the junction of the rivers, burst one of her boilers,
by which three persons were killed.
[Cf A son of Rev. David Kimball, at Concord,
N. H., was severely, but it is hoped nor fatally, in?
jured on the 12th, by being caught between the
railroad cars and the floor of the depot.
KF" A letter addressed io the Franklin, La. Re?
publican says that suspicious vessels are continual?
ly prowling about the coa3t, now that there is long?
er any revenue cutter cruizing in the environs.
OC^ Wm. Justice of Trenton died a few days
since of lockjaw caused by a wound in the hand,
received by the accidental discharge ef a gun he
was loading.
DCP The ' Monroe Advocate' aad the ' Constitu?
tional Democrat,' two leading Loco-Foco papers
in Michigan, are out for John C. Calhou.n for
next President.
0^* Geo. Schessler of Tonawanda, Erie Co. ac?
cidentally shot himself while gunning on Friday
last, and died in rive minutes.
QCF9 The N. 0. Picayune <ays that Gen. Wall,
of the Mexican Army, is an intimate personal
friend of Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott.
Q39 The whole number of applicants under the
General Bankrupt Law. in Connecticut, up to No?
vember 11, was 119?.
DC?9 A daughter of Patrick Henf.v, widow of
Philip Aylett. of Virginia, died in that State re?
cently at an advanced age.
For the Tribune,
jpr The undersigned having seen an article in the Ex?
press of I5tb instant, purporting to be a series ot conclusions
and opinions of the innocence ol John C. Colt, drawn from
"experiments, kc." with their signatures affixed?beg leave
to -late, that the publication of any such article was entirely
unauthorized?lhat they did attend and wiuiess some of the
experiments alluded to?to the correctness of which expe?
riments (as performed) alone and not to any deductions or
conclusions drawn therefrom they auesled, as may t>e seen
in the following original certificate:
? We, the underpinned, baviug witnessed the experiments
described and alluded to in die fore?oing report, testify to
the correctness with which they are stated therein."
New-York, Nov. 16,1342.
Bristow.?We are compelled again ta call die attention
of some of our correspondents to the fact that Mr. Bristow,
for Six Dollars, will make them write like gendcraen. Call
in and see at bis office. No. 235 Broadway. Mr. B. also
teaches, with great success, that pleasing and useful art
Shorthand writing. _
School for Yorjto Ladils.?Miss Clark, formerly Prin?
cipal of die Female Department ot the Mechanics' Soci?
ety's School in Crosby-street, has had for the last two years
a large and prosperous School at No. 45 Mercer-street. It
?will be observed by an advertisement in thLt paper that the
Winter Term commences on Monday next. Parents living
in that central part of the City will find this a good school
or their daughters.
A Shaker Mytery.
New Lebanon, N. Y., Nov. 14. 1842.
To Iks Editor of du Tribun*
Inclosed I send you a copy of an inscription on
a slab of marble lately discovered on the mountain
east of the Shaker village. You will most proba?
bly recollect a manifesto issued by the Trustees
j last spring, saying that their church would not be
opened for the admission of strangers this season.
I am informed that they go up thither to wo ship;
I and they are now guarding it by a high fence, to
i prevent it from being polluted by unclean hands.
! Sappose yon suggest tc Miller, as he is on your
border, that here is a fine chance for him and his
followers. The Shakers admit that ?rreat events
arts about to takp place, but keep to themselves
' what they are.
Indian Troubles.?The N.O. Bulletin notices
a disturbance among the Choctaw Indians upon
the other side of the Lake near the citv, which it
i< feared may cause serious diSiculty. It seems
that at a powow some drunken Indians attacked a
son of Ashtaba?the head of a family living apart
from the rest. Ashtaba killed one of the Indians,
and the rest ware determined to take revenge. The
Bulletin fears the broil may involve both whites
and Indians.
D33 A lad named Shinn, who was gunning with
j some others, wa* accidentally killed near Mount
Hollv a few doys since by a shot from one of his
! companions. The Philadelphia Ledger says this
is the forty-seventh death fiom the careless use of
j fire-arms recorded since the first of October !
(EF* A letter in the Union states that an Eng?
lishman named Templeton recently visited Nia?
gara Falls and entered his name as ' VV. L. Mac?
kenzie.' On crossing the river he was fired upon
by armed soldiers?the ball passing through hishat
Canal Tolls.?Account of Tolls received on
all the Canals of the State for the first week in
November, and the totals to 7th Nov. in each of
the years followi ng: Ut w,k in Nov Total t0 Nov. 7.
1840.$82,059 70 $1,612,586 20
1841. 82,23!) 77 1.874.725 2!)
1812. 73,768 52 1,599,294 01
The falliug otf this year as compared with the
last is, in the first week in November, $8,471 25,
and the total falling off to the 7th November is
f 1175,431 28. [Albany Argus.
Flour and Wheat.?Account of Flour and
Wheat arrived at tide water on the Erie Canal
During 1st week in Nov. Total to 7th November.
Flour, bbls. Wheat, t>u. Flour, hbls. Wheat, bu.
1842_85,153 58,958...1,-100.040 827,014
1S41_79,983 41.393.-.1,364,511 <>44,51ri
Exc. '42.. 5,170 17.565..] 35,527 182,498
Taking Flour and Wheat together, the excess in
1842 is equai to 72,029 bbls. Flour. [Alb. Arg.
Coast Survey.?The U. S. surveying schooners
Gallatin and Nautilus, under the command of Lieu?
tenants Blnke and Davis, arrived at the Navy Yard
yesterday, having completed the survey of the Del?
aware River and Bay, from Fort Miffiin to the
Breakwater. We understand that the survey of
the survey of the river, from the Fort up, will be
commenced in xho spring1. QLJ. S. Gaz.
Michigan and Erie Ca sal.?-We noticed
some time ago the project in Indiana to cut a ca?
nal from the Upper Wabash at Fort Wayne to the
St. Joseph at Elkhart. Such a canal, in connec?
tion with the Erie and Wabash Canal, would open
a water communication between Lakes Erie and
Michigan. We find that the proposition is still
entertained. Books have been opened at various
places for the subscription of stock, and a consid?
erable amount has been subscribed. Subscrip?
tions are received in money, lands, labor, material*
or service. The expenses, at the present reduced
prices, is estimated at $700,000.
Poisoned.?The family of Mr. Garner More
land, of Coahoma County, Miss., leaving near the
I Yazco Pass on the Mississippi River, was powoned
j a few days since. Mrs. Moreland and two of their
children, ono a boy abont 14 years of age, died;
j and the other members of the family were all very
sick. The family are supposed to have been poi
I soned by eating peaches which had been dried on
painted plank ; the acid of the peaches combin?
ing with the alkine and other properties of the
j white lead, probably producing a poison like su
J gar of lead. But whatever the reason, we men
J tion it us a caution to others to avoid the cause.
[Weekly (Miss.) Register.
Railroad Finished.?We loara, officially, that
the cars will commence running through to the
j Potomac, from Frederickabitrg, on Thursday next,
J on which day and after the cars will leave Rich?
mond at 6 o'clock, A. M. precisely, irtsteud of 4;{,
las heretofore; reaching Washington in 9, and
Baltimore in 12 hours. [Richmond Whig.
Drowned.?Mr. Thayer, a hand on board the
j srhooner Grace Amelia, was knocked over-board
j in the gale last evening by the main boom and
j doubtless was drowned. He belonged to Asbta
bula. [Cleveland Herald.
Mr Calhoun.?The Charleston Mercury say9:
j " We have seen of late in various papers intima
I lions that our Senator would retire probably from
J his post before the commencement of the r:nmin?
session. We have reason to believe that theie is
j no foundation for these reports."
I 03* The Orleans Republican mentions the case
of a Whig who was ten miles from home on elec
I tion dav, Bnd being unable to obtain a conveyance
J he walked home, through rain and mud, and got
j to the ptlls just in time, lie ran the last three
miles ! Such Whigs are worth having.
CCT The schooner Ann Maria, Captain Peters,
arrived on Saturday, from Sisal, in six days, but
brings little news of interest. Nothing had been
j seen or heard of the Texas Schooner San Antonio,
j Lieut. Soeger commanding, and it was feared that
both crew and vessel were lost. [N. O. Bull.
Mystery Explained.?Mr. Isaac Boltonwhose
J mysterious absence we mentioned on Saturday,
j and who was supposed to have been accidentally
J drowned in the mill-race on the east side of the
I river, returned to his home yesterday a confirmed
I maniac. [Rochester Eve. Post.
A letier from Chicago, dated November 7,
j says that the steamboat Wiskonsan isashore, about
six miles from that place. It is thought she will
j be got off without much damage.
ITT The following Works are for sale at the Office of
j THF. TRIBUNE, No. 160 Ncutau ttreet, oppotite tfn City
REGISTER for 18?. Price 12$ cents, $1 per dozen, or *7
I per hundred.
Electricity, ?teani Engine, tc. Price 25 cents.
THE AMERICAN LABORER: a work dt-voted to the
J tnterestaof tbf Mechanics of the United Slates, to be com
j plei<rW in twrlve number.-, eight of which are already pnb
I liabed. Pi ice 5i cent* a number.
perance Speeches delivered at the Broadway Tabernacle,
hy Thomas F. Marshall. Price cents, or 50 cents per
j dozen.
SPEECHES OF HENRY CLAY, delivered at thereat
J Lexington Festival; also, Iiis Farewell Speech on retiring
I from the Uuited States Senate. Price 6[ cents, or 50 cents
J per dozen.
j completed in twenty numbers, twelve of which are already
J published. Price per Na 12* cent*.
I Leibig's Animal Chemistry, each 25 cents.
j lions. Price 12J cent*.
NETISM AND ASTRONOMY. Price 6* cents, by the
j dozen 50 cents.
Discounts to A gents, Peddlers and others on all the at?*
j ,. The New-York Museum enjoys a lar.r? shir? *r ??u
he patronage The Lecture RoomTfdUveU^ght The"
never? Seard^hi 'iwt?re,en9tm?e barp playing we have
? Ier ? ea?. Tb* bt?e fellow on the violin is a ntrteci
I Paganim. Diamond, Boyce and Ros*b^aPPe? P
Th?ng* in Baltimore.
Corresjondence of Tbe Tribune.
Baltmom, Not. 15, mt.
There t?nothing n?w here?businessof all k?xU wretch
edly doli, and our ct?xeas consoling themselves with -X'J
mild and pleasant weather, which we hop* is the prchtd? to
a moderate winter, which, tor the sakeot the paor who ire
out of employment, is very desirable.
During the last fortnight, oar three Medical Ccfiegej hi* ?
bad their opening of the Winter Session. First, we have
the old University of Maryland, which is rivaled by the
Washington University; and the Medical Deparuntuuoi
both are now in operation. Their totroductory Le.; .
have been well attended, bat papils are scarce, for I itara
that, with the College ot Dental Sorgeons, which ij also fa
operation, the whole three will not together master qotv
than 100 boca tide students. The reasons of this failiog off
of Medical students in this city I may make the subject cf
another letter.
The Mar} land Stale Coloniiatien Society has held an in
teresiing meeting lately, at which Dr. McSiH, one of the
colonists from Cape Palmas, gave a most encouraging ac
count ot the state of affairs in Africa. He is a yoanjr n.iz
of Sue talents, an agreeable speaker, has been w*U. r-daca
ted. and is a. highly useful man m the Colony, wbither be
will soon return. Mr. Latrobe made a forcible appeal for
funds, which was liberally responded to on the spot
Tbe Maryland Sute Bible Society held a meetine lau
night, which was addressed by Rev. Mr. Johns of this cay
and .Rev. Mr. Jones of New-York, in a truly rlequeat
The Rev. Mr. Madit is here, and nurbtly auractiog ia>
mens? crowds to his sermon*, lectures kc, and there seenti
to be an increasing disposition to patroniie Lectures of ail
kinds, of which there is here a full supply on aUnost every
A number of slaves escaped from here a few days since,
and had nenrlv reached the Pennsylvania line.on their way
to Canada ; but as they were betrayed by one of their owa
color to whom they confided their secret, they have ail
been brought back in irons, and now, instead ot a comfort?
able home and easy life here, they are in the possession of
one of the dealers here, and w II be sold to the extreme
S*uth. 1 am told that this is a frequent result; so that these
poor people are deeply injured by ta*se who are invel^hr./
them to run away by promises ot' liberty and plenty La the
North. If di?y succeed in getting out of the State, they
are doomed to disappoiutraent by the false lures held oat
to them ; ami the change ot climate, added to llicir priva?
tions in the North, soon end their days; wbiie, if they fail
to make good their escape, they are lodeed in jail here, and
shipped otF at the fir?t opportunity for New-Orieaos and a
Our election here being over, there b but little political
ferment, except that the Loco Foco tornado wbich has
swept over New-York and Ohio is thought to augur badly
for the prospects of Henry Clay and the Country. Snca
Whigs as John Tyler ami John C. Spencer are the curse
and ruin of any party; and we have one prm Were (the
Baltimore Patriot) which has the courage to speak out in
respect both tu the treason and the traitor*. Amkricits.
Shamktui. Outrage.?The house of Rosannah
Parris. an old lady, was entered on Saturday night,
by a mulatto named Samuel Wilhams, who com
mined a gross personal violence?after whieh, be?
ing intoxicated, he laid upon the bed, where ha
was taken into custody and committed. One of
the watchmen had one or more of his ribs broken
while making the arrest. [Pennsylvanian.
Murder.?The last Macon (Miss.) Herald
says that Alfred Doss, who was one of the last
Grand Jurors, was killed lately by two men named
Sandford. Mr. Doss had presented them to that
body for retailing spirituows liquors, and for re-_
venge he was murdered.
Selling ?n the Sahb-ith.?The Mayor has
summoned a number of the proprietors of ic?
cream and segar establishments in the city, for the
payment of the penalty for retailing on Sundays.
Suicide.?Catherine O'Neal, an unfortunate
young woman of Washington City, committed sui?
cide in that City on Sunday last.
St. Augustine, Nov. 5.?Arrival of Gentrul
Worth.?This distinguished officer and family, ar?
rived at Picolata on Monday evening last, in the
steamer Cincinnati, from a visit to the North, rind
ptoceeded from thence to Palatku.
Lxhigb Navigation.?We learn from the Moa
trose Register, that heavy rains have so thrown
back the repairs on this important work, that it it
feared they cannot bo completed liefore navigation
closes this season. Large qtianties of lamber are
now piled along the line of the Lehigh Navigation,
awaiting an avenue to market.
Our Railroad.?The Schenectady train last
evening brought down 110 passengers. Among
them Abijah Mann, Ex-Canal Commissioner Dex?
ter, und other gentleraon from the interior, all of
whom pronounced tho road to bo A No. 1, and the
cars ditto.?[Troy Whig.
(CP The Editor of the Newark (N. J.) Eagle
says he is not aware of a single convert having
been madu to Millerism during the recent visit of
the big tent and its big humbug to that city. This
is highly creditable to the inhabitants of that city
and vicinity, and speaks well for their intelligence
and common sense.
Sands's Saosapakilla ?Loss of appetite, Indigestion,
Dyspepsia, Heartburn. Gastritis at Inrlanimntlon of die
Stomach, uil proceed from the same causa, being an un>
healthy secretion of gastric juice and bile. Tbe salivary
"lands no longer send for?i h healthy flow, B!.d the Liver
tssnesaerid l?:!e. Then follows acidity of the stomach,emit
alion of wind, distress tiler ruling, oppression at Ihe pre
cerdice, headache and nausea, tremulous seiwalinns, and it>
variety of (ithe- peculiar feelings known only to the sufferer.
For these and kindred diseases a new remedy has dawned
upon the world, having lor its object the relief of suffering
humanity. Sands*! Sarsaparilla, an entirely vegetable com
potion, U in its operation peculiar, entering into tbe circu?
lation, thus coming in contact with the germ or cause of
disease, und displacing unhealthy secretion? by extending
Its Influence to every part of the body and causing a (raneral
reaction,-Alien health succeeds debility and disease. For
certificates of cu-es, see advertisements In this and other
daily papers.
Prepared and sold at wholesale and retail, and <br export?
ation, by A. B. Sands?. Co, No. 273 Broadway, (Granite
Buildings.) corner of Chambers-street, New-York. Also seid
by A. B. k D. Sands. Druggists, No. 79 and 100 Fulion-it.;
David Sands & Co. No. 77 East Broadway. Price $1 per
boilie, six bottles for $S.
D" That there can be no further doubt thai Dr. Covert's
Balm of Life will cure Coughs, Colds, Consumption, Bron?
chitis or Nore Throat, Dyspepsia, Cosliveness, Asthma,
Croup, Whooping Cough, 4c. Hui.dreds can testify to this
fact, among whom are ihe following . D. M. Rice, M. D-,
Profasor in the Albany Medical College ; J. McNaoghwn,
M. D , Professor in the Fairrield Medical College ; T. S.
Barrett, N. Y.; Frank Hamilton. M. D., Professorin the Ge?
neva Medical College ; Mark Stevenson, M. D;, N. Y.; J
1. Pitney. M. D., Auburn. rV. Y., C. D. Townseod, M. D ,
Albany. N. Y.; William Morris, M. D., N. Y.; Rev. Mr.
Giles, Rev. J. Hopkins. Auburn, N. V.j Rev. Timothy
"tow, Elbridge, N. Y.; Rev s. Adril, Jr., Weedsport, Pi.
V.; Rev. J. Stone, N. Y.; Rev. David Moore, Aureiiouf,
N. \., and many more of both classes. They may be
seen on Dr. Covert's Medical Bulletin. Dr. Covert'
office for tbe sale of Covert's Balm of Life, Fleming's Meo'
icated Wc?rm, Dinrhu-a, Dinner and Cathartic Candies,
Humphrej's Pile Oinunent, Phelps's Tomato Pills, Sir Ast
ley Cooper's celebrated Cora Salve, is 13A Nassau-street,
under Clinton Hall, N. V. ft
X7' Consumption and all iu consecutive evil*, we are as
sure,!, can be relieved and cured by Dr. Taylor's Balsam of
Liverwort, which has been prepared for nearly ten years at
37.5 Bowery, and has received the testimony of thousand*
and thousands of individuals aluicted with Ibis direful com?
plaint, as well as Anh.na, Coughs, Colds, Jaunders, Railing
B!o?d, Pain in the Side, itc. It has the certificaies of phy?
sicians and persons who are living evidences oi its efficacy
of tbe most respectable character. Mr. A. F. Munden, J.
T. Town, Esq., D. M. Hoyt, Esq., Mrs. Hammond, and
many oUjers which we have published.
Buy only at the old office, 375 Bowery, or ot Dr. LeadJ, *?
Druiftfist, who, we believe, is the only authorized whole?
sale agent in New-York. C. P. Jacobs and G. kJ. G. Hill,
agents for Detroit. DltW
O* Public attention is particularly called, lo the extraor
linary case of cure from the use of dial inestimable remedy,
'arr's Life Pii.i.s. o7 Ira
O* The Popular Remedy for all those torms of disease
which, when neglected, end in Consumption,such ascoogb
from any cause, sore throat, hoarseness, and the like?*be
Hygeine Horehound Candy?is the most popular and suc?
cessful remedy, and is noiselessly supplanting all the other
pretended compounds vannted so impudently bv fietitiow.
sad manufactured certificate makers. Sold wholesale and
retail at 4?.!2 Broadway.
?igkt Huperb Engravings !
TION .?Next Saturday we shall thine ! See : We sbs? frf?
a full review of Mr. Norman's new and deeply interesting
work "RAMBLES IN YUCATAN," with copious extracts
descriptive of the magnificent ruins of Central America,
embellished, with eight capital Engravings, reduced lor the'
New WorU from Mr. Norman's graphic designs. They ara
as follows:
I. Thl Rcins ok Uxmai., seen by moonlight.
IL The Tempi.e ijt the Ruins of Cni-CnE.i.
III. Front or tije House or the Cacwues, in the Cbt
Chen ruins.
IV. Tub Zavi Ruins.
V. Plan of the !'.!_': ? .-> or Uxmai..
VL Plan of the Ruins of Chi-Chen.
VIL A Roadside Sketch. * r
VIII. An IsniAN Her.
Was ever a richer treat offered to the readers of ihe N**
World t And ibis is but a part of the brilliant eouteeu tor
u?xt Saturday. Bear this in mind, for the demand will be
enormous- Agents, send in your orders.
TT Office p{ pnblicatioD 30 Ann Street, wber% maf
be had Dickens's work and all the p>pular romances aad
scientific books of the beat authors, for 12, to 25 cents t*tu.
Gendemen from the country wishing the beat family p*p*r
in America are requested lo call and ?ubsenbe. Terms $3
a year. (nlBSi) (2) WINCHESTER, Publik

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