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Ijon’^ef wWcb «•» «•■»*•«*ig * pwrtoa of tbetaxt-—
*witt not bn airiMt tbair satotary «dbet epee *• pee
.ptaofthisrepeWic:
. premising, that, as matter* now stand, Mr.
Chty i* nophatiraily the candidate «f the peo
ple, in opposition to the candidate for pohtt
eal managers, we njr that he w recommend
ed to that distinction by iiis personal and
mental qualities, bis public service, and his
Jeng experience in political We. His public,
no less than his personal character is distin
guished by traits suitable to a Republican
-Statesman* Frankness is a predominant trait
fai his efrilfcter. It is a quality of a gener
ous grind, and it fa virtue in a popular states
man. 4n a •popular government like ours it
is important for the public to show the senti
ments of our public men on all interesting
KSt ions. Mr. Clay never conceals bis-—
ere is no mistake in him. He cannot dis
semble if he would—he would not if he could.
His character is also distinguished by ssgaci
ty, decision and promptitude. The first of
these qualities conducts him to safe results i
the third leads him tesetwm when action can
alone be useful. .Notleas* to be applauded
fe respected ia his lofty independence. Though
a distinguished member of one of the old par
ties in the country, lie did not immolate his
conscience on its shrine. He snstained the
Ifuyr, for example, at a time when it wax oh
noxious to that party. Ho risked his own
popularity in doing so; hut he preferred the
public good. Happily, the whole nation is
now hut one party on that sotqect. Devotion
Ill uir vHWHBuwn inc uawa nr.»u jmw
eminently mfingutsbed him through life.—
•Bit reverence for civil authority may be said
'Vrfbe interwoven with the love of liberty and
rree institutions which has distinguished him
equally ** fhe Champion Of American free
dom fram foreign my, and the advocate ol
f -personal rights at home. Be is above alt tru*
” ly American, in his origin, his education, and
-opinions, and in all his principles of Govern
ment and of Legislation. He has oo foreign
prepossessions. He would humble his coun
try before no foreign potentate, tie loves bis
-country ardently, and he Joves it exclusively.
Mr. Clay took bis seat as a member of the
House of Representatives oo the 4th of Nov.
48J t, and was, on the same day. elected its
Speaker. Tin's distinguished office he con
tinued to All by re-election, nearly fourteen
years, with but two comparatively short in
tervals. None of his decisions were ever re
versed. His first speech in Congress on In
ternal Improvements, was, in the Senate, dur
ing the session of 1806—7, and in faVor of
erecting the Potomac bridge. This effort he
afterwards followed up by strenuous attempts
to build up a system on that subject. The
opinion was known not to be favorable to the
existence of a power in Congress to effectuate
a comprehensive system of Roads and Canals.
It was against the influence of the Executive
heretofore, that Mr. Clay had to contend in
Ms speech, delivered in March, 1818, in sup
port of the power. He succeeded in the eon
-test, by a vote of 90 to 79; and may be said
thus to have laid the foundation of the system.
Bis labors to consummate it worn continued
on all suitable occasions, till bis retirement
fropmCongress. During the session of 18|9
*•18, the first measures in the.shape of a sys
tem for encouraging our manufactures were
Introduced into Congress. Mr. Clay’s share
in procuring the passage of the Tariff Bill of
that session, and hh subsequent exertions in
behalf of the "American System," are well
known. They are sn important that the title
of "Father of the Americau System” lias
been given him by both his friends and bis
enemies.
He wes a distinguished champion of the
War with Great Britain, in the country, and
many » the time we have with delight heard
the vaulted dome of the Capitol resound his
eloquent declamations in behalf of Free Trade
and Sailors* Rights. Mr. Clay is known to
ikqm (had -bis full ebere in negotiating the
Gh»nt.treaty ; and it may be safely assumed
that hi theoral discussions connected with the
- negotiation lie had more than his share.—
' His performances, as Secretary of State jire
of too highest order of merit. During his
Incumbency, the labors and responsibilities of
that office Were, In consequence nf our inter*‘
course with the South Anjerica’n States,
end the ramified concerns of the country,
sfiffpht double what they had been at any «w
tecodent period. He negotiated more trea
ties than bad been negotiated by any one of
b« predecessors. Jo several of them be in
troduced a principle of maritime intercourse
of great importance to the navigating interests
of the U. States. By the convention of Lon
don, of which Mr. Clay was one of the nego
*:t * Maters, certain privileges which British vessels
Had before possessed over American vessels
were abolished ; but Mr. Clay, in the treaties
' -with Denmark, Sweden, the Hanseatic cities,
sod Qautemala, introduced the rule that goods
conveyed in veaseis of the United States to
those countries, and reciprocally, should be
.admitted without reference to the country
where they were produced. His state papers
•re prepared with great rare, and in h concise,
bat perfectly lucid style. When we consider
Me reputation as an orator, a senator and a
lawyer, hit instance is one of more varied io
tcllectual excellence than that of perhaps any
'W. other gjtixcn of the Republic. If he has peers
ho ls first among them. His easo la wilhimt
parallel in England, where distinguished men
do not often try more than one path to great
ness, and by that onn rarely arrive at it. The
eminent services of Mr. Clay during (he
late session of Congress, are of too re
cent date to need recapitulation. Hi* re
port and speech upon the Public Landi
Would, unaided, establish his fame as a states
man and pariot on a durable basis. His great
capacity for business waa demonstrated foi
successive mootbs io the presence oftho wboh
nation. This is the candidate of the peoph
for the Presidency, in opposition to the can
MftPWoftheVctoites end office holders. Am
wottes* tbit serieM of numbers, by repeatlh]
our Arm conviction that the public safety 1m
Ueiieaslj demands an union of all honest an
disinterested min io favor of Mm Orator a
Mm West, the Champion of Liberty, and tb
, * friend of the Union—the accomplished Rett
W ClAT- „ . : f
to Hie people of bit district; in Which bm sets
forth, at tome length, the reasons which hare
di1 rminii him not to fsnss tin dwisw
paths of “ improved Jacksftoism.”
After adverting to the fact, that he was.
when elected, one of the most seaioq* suppor
ters of Gen. Jackson, he proceeds to stole,
that, “ after the most deliberate and careful
scrutiny into his acts, he is reluctantly but ir
resistibly forced to’the conclusion, that be
most either abandon bis principles, or abandon
Jmckson."—AHas.
** Every opinion and principle,** says Mr.
Russ eft. ** which he so long and frequently
proclaimed, he has abandoned. Every vote
which he gave as Senator, he has vetoed by
his own acta—>aod as respects the reform so
loudly promised, who has been benefit ted by
VtT What salary reduced ? What has been
done with tho supernumerary and useless
clerks which the committee of retrenchment
found in the different offices at Washington ?
I appeal to your judgments—ha9 there been a
single promise fulfilled ! No. The whole has
evaporated into empty air; and we may 4i*
covor that these professions were the work of
designing demagogues to deceive an honest,
confiding people. Having, as before slated,
taken an active part in the elevation of Gen.
Andrew Jackson, I felt an ardent desire for
the honor of his adminisf ration. * And’, altho’
I feet the full inflitenCe which Jhe pride of
opinion has upon the humitn mind, yet. when
such an alternative is presented, I cannot for
a moment Hesitate in the choice, wrnicn fluty
to my country require* »t nay hand*.”
Mr. Russell reviews briefly the measures
ol the. administration from its commence
ment, and declares, that “ they arc such as
he cannot, as an honest man, approve; and
which, to ms mind, prove that the President
and his flatterers wish to establish a government
of one man only."
" Had I consulted my own advancement,”
says he, “ I would have remained silent about
these things. I would have done like some
others, played the wily politician, and re
mained on t|ic strong side. But fur so doing,
I should have despised myself.; and I am
sure a free people would despise me for it.—
And, as I firmly believe, that a continuation
of the present capricious and arbitrary admin
istration, will bring ruin upon our beloved
country, no hope of future advancement, no
prospect of personal aggrandizement* or any
other slavish consideration whatever, could
induce me to return to you with a.lie in my
mouth, crying, ** all’s well!" when I believe
i that our country is on the verge of a preci
pice.”
From the American Farmer.
SINGULAR FACT.
In the course of some experiments made
by the Editor of the American Farmer, for
the purpose of improving Indian corn last
year, he impregnated the pistils [silk] of the
large white Tuskarora with the pollen from
the tassels of the golden Sioux. The result
was a perfect hybrid between thfe two. The
grain being of a pure brimstone color, of the
size and form of the Tuskarora. and tike that
with eight roWs on the cob. It was a most
beautiful variety of corn ; partaking of all the
good qualities of both, without the disadvan
tage of the large cob and small grain of the
goldtn Sioux- We planted this corn last
spring ; the stalk* were very dwarfish, resem
bling those of the Sioux, and the puro while
Tuskarora; but the quality of the corn is ev i
dently superior to either of the original pa
rents. although the colors have resumed their
original tints. This is, to us, a singular cir
cumstance, and one which we are unable to
account for. Theoaty thing analogous to it
we have read of, ia the proposition advanced
by an able writer some time since in the col
umns of the Farmer, that the offspring of
cross breeds of animals would, instead of par
taking of the mixt character of their immedi
ate parents, assume that of one or the other
of the. original progenitors. How far this
proposition may bold good with animals, we
dn not know, but it certainly appears to be the
rase in the vegetable world* at least so far ns
>he fact above stated warrants the formation
if an opinion.
iThere is a great deal of difficulty in recon
’iling the above fact with the law of nature,
which requires two parents for the production
i*f every organized being, animal or vegeta
ble. If tho two kinds of corn'which were
combined in the hybrid have become again
distinct varieties, they are each of them the
Maskjln*.. ..f l.»V ■ - - a__a *1. . Til_I. a
I'* ft vsniifui n IB
the produce of a female parent exclusively,
and the Sioux that of a male parent: for it
must be recollected there was no male Tus
kam.ro nor female Sioux present, either dur
ing the origin of the hybrid, last year, or the
subsequent culture and separation uf varieties
this year. Yet tre know, that if we deprive
the corn of either tbe male or female flowers,
(tassel or silk.) there will be no corn formed
on the cob. How than are we to account fi»r
[ the fact of the separation of the two varie
ties 1 It was this difficulty that made us
doubt the correctness of the proposition rela
tive to the crosses of animals above referred
to, and although we have the fact before us in
the Case of the corn, we are still compelled to
doubt its general application. We do not
think that eacli variety haa resumed alt of its
original characters ; one of' them we know it
has not—the siae of the Sioux grain is larger
than the original, and there are but eight rows
on the cub; iq these respects retaining the
hybrid character, derived from the Tuskaro
rn; but then, the original color and flintiness
of the grain is resumed ; the Tnkaroru has
resumed its original character entirely, with
the exception of the soft floury quality of the
grain—The flintiness of the hybrid derived
from the Sioux parent Is retained. As the
Tuskarora wae the female parent of the hy
brid, the number of towsand the siae of tht
grain would of course he Hko those of that va
rjety, and hence tbs presence of those charac
i tors in the present separate varieties. W«
- should bo glad to receive an explanation o
I this circumstance from some* of our practise!
I naturalists. ‘ “
■ Tbe President of the United States, We on
demand, ha* instructed Col. Montgomery t<
s deposit the annuities duo to tho Cheruke
• nation, aod now io his hands, in tbe Brand
Sank of th« United States at Nashville. I
natioo^d io no mstaoce to depart Jrotn Ih>
rule. The Cnerokees have. With tome ex
cept ious, refttsed to rerM** the money under
[ that regulation, until two years annuity have
become doe, or ftM«* t<«ii t« he —My
locked up in the vetoed bank. Will the Gov
ernment returu back to the Cherokee nation
the lands ceded for this money I
We are informed from a source that can be
relied on as authentic, that Governor Carroll
of Tennessee will attend at the Council that
will convene at Red Clay on the second Mon
day in October. The object of his visit is
not yet known, but it is nut unlikely, that, in
conjunction with two other commissioners, a
treaty with the.Cherokee# may he proposed.
We aro not a little surprized at the object of
his Excellency, if we correctly anticipate it,
when it is known at the late Council the pro
positions from the President tothe Cherokees
to enter into a treaty, was met with the most
unqualified refusal.—Cherokee Phtenix.
Savannah, Oct. 5.
Land Lotteries.—We have mentioned that
the lotteiies are to be commenced on the 22d
inst. The following, as we learn from Mil
ledgevillc. are the number of draws placed in
the wheels, apd the prises to be awarded to
them, viz:
In the Land Lottery in which the prises
are square lots, of 150 acres each ; names
given in 85,000; prizes, 18,309; or about
four and a half blanks to a prize.
In the gold Lottery in .which the prizes
are square lots of forty acres each ; names
given in, 133,000; prizes 35,000; or nearly
four blanks to a prize.
The commissioners have been industrious
to prepare such amass or tickets, (which are
not printed) together with the numerical book*
necessary, in so short a period. The wheels
containing the names are of great circumfer
ence, and so weighty with the tickets that a
strong man can hardly turn them. They
were manufactured in the penitentiary, and
these important aids towards the ipetdy dis
tribution of Cherokee territory weie con
structed with the united help of two persons
whose stubborn zeal in asserting its indepen
dence, has thus made them remote agents of
! its dismemberment— we mean the Missiona
ries. Great accuracy being requisite in the
registry, it will hardly be possible to draw
more than 250 or 800 names per day, so that
with the latter number it will occupy seven
months before the prizes are exhausted nod
the lottery finished. It is proposed to draw a
day alternately from the wheels of each.
Turkish Curt for Founder in Horses—Letter
from Commodore Porter, American Charge
des Affairs at Constantinople, to the Editor
of the Spirting Magazine, dated April 21,
1832.
Dear Sir—There are few sailors who are
“judges of horse flesh,” and ( make no pre
tensions to that sort of knowledge, f am go
ing, however, to relate what I have seen: if it
is worth knowing, it is well; if not, it is the
easiest thing in the world to throw this in the
fire.
Sometime ago I bought a very good horse
at the bazaar, fur which I paid nine hundred
piasters, nr fifty dollars. Some thought he
was dear at that price, as you may for 5 or
600 piasters, buy here such a horse as no
eman need he ashamed to mount; how- r
ever, I was much pleased with my bargain.—
On my removal from Buyurdine to this place,
the horse was rode very hard, and on his ar
rival at Top Thann, a distance ot 14 or 15
miles, was permitted to stand in a cold wind
md rain two hours without being rubbed
down nr walked aHov’it; consequently he be
came foundered in the right fore leg, so that
he could scarcely walk.
- I sent for a Turkish farrier, the one who at
tends the sultan's horses. He immediately
pronounced the horse foundered, and said he
must be bled in the inside of the diseased leg.
He put a nipper on bis nose to keep him stea
dy, then took up the left leg, and crossing it
over the right, gave it loan attendant; he
then stuck his lancet into the vein a little
ibove the fetlock joint and took from it about
three and a half pounds of blood—the vein
>led very freely. Ho now said he had taken
mough ; he then went to the very opposite
tide of the leg, and striking his laucct into a
rein above the knee joint, a single drop of
blood exuded, and Kith that and the first
opened vein instantly stopped bleeding.—
There may life no novelty in this, but it cer
tainly astonished me to find, that opening two
vevnsin the same limb would stop both from
bleeding; such, however, is the fact, for I
witnessed it.
nc urmreu mm me horse annum rrsi me
next day, that he should then be rock with
great violence until he was in a profuse perspi
ration, the diseased limit then to lie rubbed
with wet Bait, (to which I added a pint ofhot
brandy) then rubbed dry, and walked about
Bwtil^cool, and covered with blanket*; the
sane# process to be repeated next day, which
was done, and all lameness from that titne
disappeared : the horse the third day after
the first rubbing, was perfectly well.
The Hartford Cournnt says—We are in*
dehted to a correspondent for a copy of the
following letter giving an account of a late
distressing shipwreck o« Lake Erie.
" (Ohio,) October 4, 188*.
Dear Sir—With painful emotions I hast
en to announce to you the sad intelligence of
the htsa of Friend Thrall and wife and child,
[r®“ BMOMjBMrjt, together with four other per
aoes, »i».i t«t* sailors, a lady, and a little girl,
mitmfniiosii Ashtabula, on the lake Saturday
Bh September, about 4 or ft o’clock.
PHrt,?®l»rs, I can merely say that
«ap*,**d in * KhIb of wind and went
•• -lttnr*; Mr. Thrall and family, with
vIH,l wht*Kk Hnd ch,W’ Hre probably in the
r *unk ln 50 or ®° fret water;
*,* . *? mMt “ “bool 8 feet out, and
*he captain and the hands.
clmbMEsJo°;n.4Wl.hite of 0bi*’ Alexander Hoi
from sfmSblry S'H|°le“,?hb’
, ...r™“vy.ctung to the rigging about the
St.Sfch* mttSt uo,U Saturday evening at 5
they weietak lbir,*B0 bourB* wben
lak? . “ff hy * **s«t! pawing «P the
‘ S-bl rf ■?. Cftrr“!d »« Clcaveland. They
thuinlr^ a*"** '"•* nifh*» *“d have gone
the th° Uk* *°tbB I*11** where
' '•• The vessel went down off 8a
t lem about ft or ft mites ; they ere in hopes oi
SACRIFICE or A HINDOO WOMAN.
The following account of the sacrifice of a Hindoo
woman,on the funeral pile of her hueband.ie an rslracl
of a letter from a young lady in Calcutta, to her friend.
In this cuufitry. I’ll* writer is n native of Pillefield,
Haseachusette, where her parent* now reside.
Calcutta, Juno IS.
“ I open my letter, my dearest friends, to
tell you I have witnessed one of the most ex
traordinary and horrid scenes ever performed
by human beings; namely the self-immola
tion of a woman on the funeral pile bf her
k...k_a on... _ut_l..._i..
an impression on my mind, that years will
not efface. I thank'my God that I was born
in a Christian land, and instructed in the
Christian' religion.
“ Yesterday morning, at seven o’clock, this
woman was brought in a palanquin, to the
place of sacrifice. It is on the banks of the
Ganges, only two miles from Calcutta, Her
husband had been previously brought to the
river to expire. His disorder was hydropho
bia—(Think of the agony this roust have oc
casioned him.) He had now been dead twen
ty-four hours, and no persrtti Could prevail on
the wife to save herself She had three chil
dren whom she committed to the care of her
mother. A woman, called to be undertaker,
was preparing the jrile. It was composed of
bamboo, firewood, oils, rosin, and a kind of
flax, altogether very .combustible. It was el
evated above the ground, I should say twen
ty inches, and supported by strong stakes.—
The dead body was lying on a rude couch,
very near, covered with a white cloth. The
oldest child, a boy of seven years, who was to
light the pile, was standing near the corpse.
The woman sat perfectly unmoved during
all the preparation; apparently at prayer,
and counting a string of beads, which she
held in her hand. She was just thirty years
old; her husband twenty-seven years older.
“ The government threw every obstacle in
the way of this procedure. They were not
strong enough to resort to violent measures
to prevent this abominable custom. Nothing
but our religion can abolish it, and I do nut
believe there is a single particle of Christiani
ty in the breast of a single native Tn alt India.
"These obstacles delayed the ceremony
until five o'clock, when the permit from one
of the chief "judges arrived. Police officers
were stationed to prevent any thing like com
pulsion, and tu secure the woman, at the
last moment, should she desire it. The
corpse was now placed on the ground, in an
upright posture, and clean linen crossed round
the head, and about tfye waist. Holy water
was thrown over it by the child, and after
wards oil by the Bramibs. It was then plac
ed upon the pile, upon the left side. The wo
man now left the palanquin, walked Into the
rivet, supported by her brothers, who were
agitated, and required more support than her
self. She was divested of all her ornaments:
her hair hanging dishevelled about her face,
which expressed perfect resignation. Her
forehead and feet were stained with a deep
red. She bathed hi the river, and drank a
little water, which was the only nourishment
she received after her husband’s death. An
oath was administered by the attending Bro
mine, which is done by putting the hand Tn
holy water, and repeating from the Shaster a
few lines. The oath was given seven limes.
I forgot to my the child received an oath be
fore the corpse was removed. The brothers
also prayed over the body, and sprinkled
themselves with consecrated water. She
then adjusted her own dress, which consisted
of long clothes wrapped round her form, and
partly over her head, but not so as to conceal
her face. She had in her hand a little box,
containing parting gifts, whi^h she presented
to her brothers, and to the Braifitiis, with the
greatest composure. Red strings were then
fastened round her wrists! Her child now
nut » litliw rif*» in hmr attaint h. whirll \va« tha*
last thing she received. She raised her eyes
to heaven several times, during the river cere
monies. which occupied ten or twelve min
utes. She took no notice of her child: hav
ing taken leave of her female friends and chil
dren early *iq the morning. A little cup of
consecrated rice was placed by the child at
the head of the corpse'. She now walked to
the pile, and bent with lowly reverence over
tlie feet of her husband, thsg unaided, she
passed three times around the (me. She now
seemed excited by enthusiasm; tome sab) of
a religious nature, other*, of affection for the
dead. I do uot pretend to say whit motive
actuated her; but she stepped up the pile
with apparent delight, unassisted by any one,
and threw herself by the side of the body,
clasping his neck with her arm. The corpse
was in the most horrid putrid state. She put
her fate close tu his; a cord was slightly pass
ed over both; light faggots bud straw, with
some combustible rosin, were then put upon
the pilevand a strung bamboo pole confined
the whole: all this was done by her brothers.
The child then applied the lire to the head of
the pile which was to consume both parents.
The whole was instantly on lire. Tlie mul
titude shouted, but not e groan was heard
fruui the pile. | hope and trust this poor
victim expired immediately. She undoubt
edly did, without one struggle. Her feet and
arms were nut confined; and.after thestnw
and faggots were burnt, we saw them in the
adme position sbe haid placed them.
" This was a voluntary acL, She Was re
signed, self-collected, and perfectly herself.—
Such fUjditude. such magnanimity, such reso
lution, wotM affection, religious zeal, and
ipad delusion, combined, I had net conceived
.of, and I hope never to witness a gam. Hun
dreds witnessed this scene. Some admired
the heroism ef the woman- eeqae worn rood)
: to tear the Bramiea to pieces; far myself, 1
A*
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“ Born to Command."—The Lexington
(Ky.) Observer, in giving an account of Pres
ident Jackson’s reception and stay in that
city, relate* the following :—Nat. Intel.
uThe afternoon was spent in making and
receiving calls. Some of those who bad re
covered from the dissipation of Saturday re
appeared on the scene, and offered their hom
age to him who Was “ bom to command
Some of these ** bent the pregnant hinges of
the knee” before their sovereign. We shall
mention but one instance of this extraordina
ry devotion. For the credit of human nature,
we wish there was but one. A person was in
troduced to. the President Ip his drawing
room at the hotel, and immediately hnehdowtt
before hint, and did the homage of an oriental
sum to his matter. This instance would wit
have been distinguished from others very sins
ilar, bo* for the remark upon it by Gov.
Breathitt, who was in attendance. ’ While
the sclfrahased man was in bis prostrate posi
tion, the governor exclaimed, “ Only look.
General, and witness the devotion paid to you
by Kentuckians!!! I” We did not witness
this ourselves. bi|t hate the testimony of per
sons who did, and who are ready to be. aw ora
to it.”
M4TISO IN COED WARS.
Cold water should always ba used, fr»
many respects it is preferable to hot. It is
generally more easily procured* which is of
itself a considerable convenience; it raises a
better lather, and it renders the face more
hardy and less liable to blisters or pimples.—
People think that hot water and dipping the
razor in it, facilitates the progress of the ra
zor, but it if.far better to wash, or rather
scrub the beard wjtfi a coarse cloth, aod soap
and cold water, for about, three minutes—af
ter that, lay on the lather immediately* A
razor th^n that you could not previously use.,
will shave with ease. Of this any one may
soon satisfy himself, and it ip most valuable
information for those who are unacquainted1
with it. Several persons, havtt testified, with,
the strongest expressions of satisfaction, hour
much they were obliged to me for sdvising'
them of this very simple procedure, which
saves them so much pain and trouble. f
Fur shaving with else. It is necessary at
least tu strop a razor well; ypt there are but
few who can do it eten tolerably, while oth
ers only injure the edge,—it is not easy to de
scribe how it should be dense, and h fact no
one can strop a razor well, until he be able to
know liy the feel, when it is sharp, *8 he
drawn it along, without trying it on his bend.
A few superfluous strokes Will destroy th*
sharpness. In general, about • dozen on the
ted qr rough side, and double the number on
the other, will suflice ; taking care to dimin
ish the pressure t*W«rd* the conclusion, un
til it is, at last, little more than the weight of
the razor itself.—Porter's Family Jour* I
Amongst the ndvertiveowat* in n London paper nor
read that “twu sisterswant washiug;”andlh»L“afc
male, particularly (bad of children, wishes for two *r
three, having noaeof her owe, nor-hay ether employ
Great Rocr.—One ol the finest races on record took
pile* on Saturday, On the Union (!>. I) course, -when
four horses wereCmerCd for the $600 purse.Tour Utile
heats. These were black Maria, Trifle, Relief nod
Sliiu. They s! •rtfliUt Mi o'clock. Tko Slot heat
waa taken be Black Mgrin, who whs closelyjpeijfipd by
io, as tbsy betted freely flee to pee ou.Trifle. Slim
and Lady Relief ate rely saved their distances this heat,
the saddle girth of tie latter having broken. The se
cond heat waa pro eon sited a dead one; Lady Trifle
overtaking Black Mews j«*l at the winning post.—
Slim broke down io this heat. The third heat was
boautifolly contented, aed was wen by Trifle by a
length, la the fourth Item each of the horses look
the lead i alternately, and it was wen by Lat^ l
about a length.' They again started for the f
with continued spirit. Trifle broke down id t
mile, and Block Maria won tbit heat add roce by at
three lengths; thus coming out victorious la a contest
for *ewMy mil**, and sutdaiaing the reputation of the
Mood ofBeltpse, bottom as well ns speed. Trifle,
who was tha favorite from the beginuiog, ahd until the.
fourth heal, i* a beautiful Sbethern Ally, by Sir Charles,
Lady Relief is eg
the outlet bridge in this ceaUty, reeeisM, eg, the 20fh,
test, through the Oaehka Poot-CMBde,, *»» .Masaymdhe
loiter, poatsuarkhtl Mew-Yeth, Sept. I*» •“sfosifc
amelyMiare, having ce other writing whhiathautKese
words: “ Phase to take this «*'y*«M sw." Mc.Pda-,
tog return* his thanks to the nekowwU correspondent
whether tho money was forwarded in pCymcat et a$
oid debt or Otherwise. Shoold this node* «Mroet.thp
nttsntioo of the writer, ho will grot'Of Mr. D . by com -
municating hin nans*; which •f'Mmg,
•hall be strictly otafld.-ri.l.^OrW Pg. PmtHst^.
The receipt, gf ib. tt-1
York for the year eedlef Sept ML sicewalsd M
>$U4,re» ST- Io the wkahi State $tt*jH»*k. \

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