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The Hon. Isaac Hill, of New Hauipailire, I* in
town liis health, we learn, i? improving.
' We understand from llie Capitol, that seat* for
Die at pec tod uteinberi of Cong less Iruui Florida and
Iowa are being made. We think thoae Irom Tela*,
also, might have aeata made for them, and that the
Mult fir two chair* for the representatives of Caliloruia
n jght be got out and charged to the account of
conductive mileage
U I] IUlL> n,h,r.,_li..l,.. > ... >>,.
Iadil|jhia on Saturday cveuiug
J'he House of Mr Quigly, at the Navy Yard, was
slink by lightning on Knday uiglil lust. A son and
daighler of Mr. Muigly were struck?lite former recovered
ui a lew liours, and the latter ueit morning
4 cow at a short distance froui the house was ingaiilly
killed.
A lad named Hill, ou Saturday last, while fishing
nu itir wharf, near the long bridge, tall 111.0 the Holomac
and was drowned.
Casusi's Mat Hall ? t his brilliant atfair will
eorne off at the Salon-- ou lllii street, on the eveuiug
(if the hist ol May. Krom our recollections of the
fast, we lerl confident that this gathering of youth
|ud beauty will be wurlhy of our ciiy and of the
fusee.
A young man, named John, llie son of Mr. Ueorge
|1 ill, ol tins city, was seriously injured yesterday
tflrriiooii, by the horse, which he was Watering ill
^e slrraiu, near the railroad bridge, lying down and
filing o?er him. He was carried to his home; and
l|u morning, Wr learned that his condition was nu
(iofiog.
Ull TilK MAUISONIAN.
HON. JUDGE SHIELDS,
'V nne ' 'unuuaiM rr u/ Ike Utntral Lind UJfur.
flaiaa? Ki>ituh> : If our Democratic President
tlhuld continue to make luch judicious appointments
.ihr baa dune no far, the t?td Ship of Stale will mod
% put upon bar Keputijn'yii tack, the redeeming
iril of reform will diHuite Ra renovating influence
l*oughout our borders, and a great and happy peom,
poaeeaaing tfta fairest and proudest Republic on
firth, will rw)oice that they in their wisdom have
halowed their " unsought sulfragra'* upon a iu deal,
pretending, and noble-minded Patriot. In desiring
king* Shield*, ol Illinois, to take charge of the Cental
Land < itfioe Mr Polk has uiade a selection from
ke wide ctrclo of his friends, that will do himself
nor, and give tbe highest satisfaction to the gallant
4d (democratic West?the moat flourishing and
iwerful portion of the Union.
The new CoinmwaKHier has already made a very
ivorahle impression upon all who are connected with
I 4* e?tensive Bureau. And bow could it be otherwise
with an honest and accomplished Democrat, of
|kre principles, the finest social qualities, and the
>4st patriotic leelings > When he entered upon hit
df tee, he did not wait lo encase himself in a coal of
or to asaume swelling airs of official iinporifiice,
before he could deign to give audience lo
I use who are placed under his direction ; hut
i ilhout the least formality, and with the uluioat
i or iter in modo he peaaed from room to room, on the
-cond day, and became acquainted with all the
Irrks without discrimination. He sometimes entered
I room unattended, and familiarly introduced himself
l a the "new Commissioner"?remarking that be was
flrairoua to learn, as earlv us Dossiblc. the particular
auiiert of ?very branch ot the DU<intwrf/ He ban been
heard to say that, a* the brad of the Bureau, he regarded
every one aaaociated with him aa hia equal in
iotnl of inaril, although subordinate in poaition. Thia
V 'he generous spirit, and three the manly arDtnnenU
f a polished gentleman and thoroughbred Repubftcac.
in the Land Office, at all events, I am warranted
in saying that a substantial and long-desired reform
iiaa commenced at its head. Purify the fountain, and
the stream* flowing froiu it will he pure. Judge
Shields will scarcely be in office three years, surrounded
by seventy or eighty clerks, without knowtag
one-third when he sees them in the Department
tf meets them in the street. He will hardly cloister
Kai'elfin sullen and anti-social seclusion from those
With whom he must necessarily mingle in daily official
intercourse, and thereby cast a blight upon all
tbe generous and kindly feelings which should be
Cultivated by gentlemen habitually thrown togeiher,
gud regularly engaged in similar duties under the (iojfernment.
And still less, I am sure, when the protier
time srrives for him to give place to a successor,
ftvill he turn his back ungracefully upon the establishment
and all his associates in office, and march off
''solitary and alone," "unwept, unhonored, and unhung?"
Such a mode of retiring from public station
would not he in unison with the frank, dignified
bud magnanimous hearing of the new Commissioner;
it could only remind us, in a small way, of the meraotalde
exit of a certain great man from power, wh, se
*'mign of terror" bad almost established a gloomy
tldipotism over the land, and whose odious principles
Wbuld have been revived, in their bitterest concentration,
umler the iron rule of the Pederal Dictator.
[judge Shields, however, drank early and freely of
tie living waters of Democracy. He is really one of
Ilature's noblemen ; acknowledging no auperior,
and looking upon every gentleman as his equal in social
piinciples arid |ierHonal claims, fleisno^uan
nur ripvcmu-ijiiui 4/rmwi au i iic sictim^ pmicipies
of the immortal Jefferson hare "grown with his
growth and sirei gtlieoed with hisalrength." lie has
always stood forth in the "lowering front" of battle?
one of the most fearless, able and uncom|>rouiising
champions of Western rights. His gallant services
in the people's cause, have given him solid claims
upoKUie present Administration, and those claims
have l>>t been overlooked. He is a distinguished
son or u noble State, and she has reason 10 be
prffud of bis increasing popularity arid fame.?
lie brings great energy and promptitude to the discharge
ol his important duties; and his social virtues
and liberal attainments will attach to huu "troops ol
friends." Such an efficient officer will grow rapidly
upon the public esteem. Such an accomplished Republican
ia destined hereafter to be one of the brilliant
Mars of the West.
Gentlemen, allow me to offer you my warm salutations,
and my best wishes for your health, happiness,
and triumphant success. You have cleared the
Capes under a press of canvas, to the tune of " a
wet sheet and a (lowing sea and may the dawning
" Constellation," in its meridian splendor, shed a
i glorious light upon the i.onsutulion ami trie uiuue
A Jackson Democrat.
COMMUNICATED.
THE PEOPLE'S GOOD.
On* of the advantage* of a fearless press is seen in
the l'act that not long since the Madisonian culled
public attention to a violation of the law in the attempted
apportionment of the Judiciary Square, so
a? to secure the first step towards bringing V street
through that public, reservation, and honor the neighborhood
of the Wesleyan (Methodist) Chapel, by a
more d rect communication with the somewhat
iiolcd'"English hill," and thus sulmeive the view* of
speculators desirous of bringingeihausted clay hanks
into market. Since the appearance of lhal article,
notwithstanding the Surveyor of the city directed the
contractor for laying the footway from the norih line
ol K street to the south line of G street, to turn the
curb atones for a street through the square, an inspection
of the ground will shew a coincidence on the
part of the Mayor with the Commissioner of Public
Buildings, thai there w no street thus designated in
;he plan of the city.
But why, it is again asked,should sn acre of ground
lass than wan given in charge finally to the Medical
E? 1? l >s*K r.rw...,l .- or oihV WAS not llial
i?ve rrtclfH ?o aa to run from ihe centre of ihe terunation
of I ?treet, near fnh, to the centre of the
winnenceno nl oi thai street ngnm o" ft'1 " 1 A
'feience lo the hill* of eipenno for altering the old
nl, among the public arehirer, allows ihat fT>0 wore
aid lor ? gildid in*cri|i(ion upon tho pediment, mm
I'mnrative of the Preaidency under which the boildig
w?? re-eonatriieled, anil one fourth of the monev
hi* expended would have placed ihe fence where Ike
ita of V9th Aogu?t, 1812, required it to be placed,
'he aequel ahowa that there waa originally a nettled
p?ign to tinlnir Ihf /otr, and a memorial from the proer
quarter lo Coogre?* will elicit, through tile power
i aend for "jiereon* and paper*," the fact. An amtae
physician, now no more, *o ataied, and #iabod to
'oid giving offence to aome of the city authoritie*.
a* willing m compromise right* ihtt* aeenred hy law.
ut ?noiher, made of atorner atoll, declared that
oner or later, he would pemiat ahd obtain ail that
ie heneffcence of Co agree* had batiowod.
The lata Praaideal granted the it## of the northweal
irnra- of the Judiciary square for the temporary ocipancy
of a public echool, and ihe Council' nave
empowered tbe Mayor to contract for it* erection
either of brick or of tram*. Brick haa bean aalecitd,
it ia behoved, and it la thought thai the inodllicatioii
of the meaeure. aa lu lucatluu, haa been acceded lo
by the preaeul Chief Magialrale. But why la the location
to tie changed from tlx nuilkwMt colour to the
youlkwrtf corner ol a ubdlvuion ol the tame Mjuaie'l
ia the teucr lor the boya1 " play giound" lu peu tile
central point designated lu the law aatbe pru|?r place
lor the fence ol the Oily Hospital'! iuicroacbinenl la
again attempted, ao tta ultimately lo aucceed in the
unguis! design of gelling a street through the squat c '
A pretty " play ground," truly, "uuong a number of
cart louds of brick rubbish'
If Uic President were consulted, ba would doubtless
agree to let tbe school bouse ba erected about equidistant
between tbe hoes of K and Is street, ou btb
street, and aa the (Joveriiiuent pays lor the pavement,
be suraly should be cooaulled. Hut who t? to
pay for tbe pavement on tbe aoulbern portion of tbe
square?tbe faculty, surely, wbooe students will be
benefited in their ut re conveineul accta* to thai valuable
institution, tbe Medical College in the eastern
wing of lllr Hospital
The wilier thinks that the l'reaidellt will early determine
to Tehran the northwest corner of tbe Judiciary
square fur a substantial granite jail, sucb as (Jen.
Jackson contemplated, and the small stream, which
(living to be covered with a culvert, is doubtless tile
cause of desiring a new location lor the school, is the
very beat reason why thai particular point sbuUld be
chosen, lor one of the iu>>?l obvious reasons of cleanliness,
in conneiioii with the cloae proximity to the
Court House. The new jail Could then tie converted
to a "house of refuge," and when the substantial
walls of giaiule shall frown at all evil-doers, and the
architecture shall bear a suitable inscription, good
citizens will not to be at a loss to remember who was
" Jisri K. Polk."
If, Messrs. Kditore, you wonder why I impute
tbe desiie of changing the location of what was
deemed a temporary public school, because of the expense
of building a brick culvert to cover the little
stream which runs diagonally through the northwest
corner of ihe square, I answer, that the ways of the
corporation are judged of by ordinary observation.
I.it any one, tiding along New York avenue.as lie
crosses the line ol? 13lh street, cast bis eye towards
what is railed, in the appropriation bill, " Fountain
square," and he sees in front of the frame house*
eierled by the industry uf the President's Gardener,
on 13th street, a most unsightly and dangerous dileh ;
and while municipal influence has frustrated the just
expectations of the Uoaid of Health, in causing the
removal of nuisances, by properly grading thai square
and completing the adjacent streets, and laying a
culvert, ihe humtile gaideuer's properly is to be taxed
10 percent fur a pavinieui, which is likely lo be
washed down by the tlooda, and his tenants, hard
working people like himself, cannot get a load of
wood into their donstcils ! liniueiiioiial usage, and
Ihe law itself will give any resolute free-holder redress
in a question of damages?and if such protracted
delays at tilling in only ewe-Aaf/ of a street, and
laying a culvert, arise from a want of funds, or a desue
to re-lay water pipes, the forthcoming taxes should
be debarred by timely process.
The editors sre at liberty to give the name of the
writer to whomsoever baa a right lo know it, and who
will make himself responsible by attempting to controvert
these statements under the responsibility of a
responsible name. Face Sun aaux.
VIRGINIA ELECTIONSExtract
of a lelterdaled,
" Riciimonii, April *2Clh, 1845.
" Siddon's majority in this district will be about
l&l) It is thought from laformation received that
1-eake is elected in the Albemarle District.
So far as heard from, for the State legislature we
are gaining rapidly.
In the first district, Atkinson is re-elected ? Baily
is re-elected?Droingoole is re-elected?Hunter is
elected?Beddon is elected?Bediuger is elected?
all democrats. It is said that McCarty (independent
whig) is elected in the Loudon district, the only whig
member of Congress from Virginia, so far as lieaid
from.
Lsoisi.iTuac.
Dent. Whig.
Accomae, 2 I D. gain. 0
Albemarle, 0 1
Amelia, 1 0
Amherst, 1 0
Berkley, 0 \ 2
Brooke, 1 J 0
Buckingham, I Dern. gain. 0
Caroline, 1 Dem. gain. 0
Clarke and Warren, 1 0
Chestei field, 1 0
Charlotte, 1 0
Charles City, Ac. 0 1
Culpepper, 0 1
Dinwiddie, 1 0
Elizabeth City, Ac., 1 Dem. gain. 0
Essex, 1 Dem. gain. 0
Fairfax, I Dem. gain. 0
Fauquier, 1 do do t
Fluvanna, 0 1
Frederick, 0 2 W. gain.
Goochland, 1 0
Gloucester, I Dem. gain. 0
Hanover, 1 Dem. gain. 0
Henrico, 1 0
Hampshire, 2 0
Isle of Wight, I 0
Jefferson, 0 2
King and Queen, I Dem. gain. . 0
Kiug William, 1 0
King George, 0 I
Lunenburg, 1 0
ljuuioa, i w
Matthews it Midleaex, I Deiu. gain. 0
Marshall, 0 1
Marshall, 0 1
Mecklenburg, 12 I Dein. gain. U
Morgan, 0 I
Mecklenburg, I Drm. gain. 0
Nantnnond, 0 I
Norfolk City, 0 I
" County, 0 12
Northampton, 0 I
Nelson, 0 1
Nottoway, II I
Orange & Greene, I 0
Ohio, 0 I
Prince Edward, I 0
Petersburg, (I I
Powhatan, 0 I
Prince** Anne, 0 l(by (Notes.)
Prince George, 1 0
Rockingham, 1 l>
Rockbridge, 0 2
Southampton, 1 II
Richmond City, 0 I
Spotsylvania, I Dem. gain. I)
Stafford, I 0
York, Sic., 0 I
In the last Legislature the Democrats hail a
majority of 10 in the Senate, and the Wings
16 in the House. It is reported that the Democrats
have already gained 12 and the Whigs 4?
the Legislature is sale, and we shall hail the
election ui *i L/niiuviaiiL uriiaiui 111 vungivs^
from ilie Old Dominion.
Gii?s.? It in difficult to foresee to what perfection
the manufacture ol glass may he brought, and to what
purposae the article inay yet he applied. 'l'he balance
spring of a chronometer ia now made of glass, as a
substitute for ateel, and possesses a greatei degree of
elasticity and a greater power of restating the alternations
ol heat and Cold A chronometer with a glass
balance spring was sent to the North Sea, and exposed
to a competition with nine other chronometers, and
the rrault of the experiment wan a report in favor of
the chronometer with the glass spring. In a manufactory
in France, they are now making glass pipes
lor the conveyance nf water, which coat nearly '10 per
cent leas lhan the iron pipes now used, and will bear
a far greaier eiternal pre-sure.
M R. C A LHOUN A N I) TH K PEOPLEOF TEX AS
The great Annexation Meeting held at the city of
Galveston, Texas, upon the receipt of the newi of
the passage of the Joint Resolutions for annexation,
and of which our last paper gave some account,
passed a series of spirited and patriotic resolutions ,
one of which ia the following :
" Mb That we shall ever hold in gratofttl remembrance
the distinguished services of Jouv C. Cat.HocN,
whose gigantic intellect is only equalled by the
purity of his patriotism, his blameless hie, and entire
devotion to the beit interests of his country. Hia official
despatches are marked by that power of research,
originality and truth, which carry conviction, and
command the admiration of the workt He has been
I be A | s s Pelemor, if the 'rue Amenrsn pol.. v ,n,l
J will not bt forgotten in 1848 ''
_ ^Jk
!uw* Tin annual election ui lint Territory took
place ou MunJuy, 7lh irut- We have tlie Burlington
Hawk Kye of the lUlh That county (1N>? Muinti)
elei led one Whig and (i?e I aicos lo Itie legislature,
giving 340 majority against accepting a Mlale Constitution
with ltie narrow luniU prescribed by Congress,
lienry county elected llie celirc Whig tic ket, and
UtaVi'. l.'aii liiulnritv ?nai?at I ,.. ? > I
? -J J '?, "i??
lutu. Lee county ie ported 'J to 4(Mt in tavor of the
t 'oii.lilulion It ia unileistood, however, that the
Constitution is rejected, and that Iowa will teinaiu a
Territory until she can secure the Missouri river as
her western boundary.
P. 8. The Catena Gazette of the I lltl says :
" We learn by a gentleman from liurlington, that
sufficient returns had been received there when he
loll, to insure the reject,on ul the Constitution by a
majority of about 2,500'"
Moaais Cauat. Kan aaoasiKMT,? In the statement
which has been going the rounds of the papers as to
the number of hands now employed lu the enlarge
meut of the Morris canal, the number is reported at
twelve hundred. We are lul'ormed the actual number
is two thousand, and fifty more were despatched
yesterday All the dilleruil sections as far as Newark
will be completed by the hrst of Juue, and, if the
weather should continue as favorable as for a mouth
paal, before. As the enlargement is ulso going on
between this place and Newark, it will not be long
alter when boats of sixty tons burden will be enabled
10 pass the entire length of the canal to Jersey City,
and discharge their cargoes at our docks. Success
must attend the enterprising eflo,Is which are now
making by the new company. Jtisni C'Uy .IJv.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF IKON IN THE
WORLD.
The Pruatiin State Guelit of March 21, 1842,
contain* a statistical tabic of the annual production ol
pig iron in Europe, to which we have added the product
ol' the Uuil.il State*, aneniniated by an able writer
in the March number of Hunt's Merchant'* Magazine
:
Tons.
(ireal Uritaii), 1,481,000
United Stale*, 443,100
France, 338,150
Kua-ian ami Ural Provinces, 119,000
U|iHh I I . si,,
Germanic, Customs Union, 127,538
Sweden, " J ~i.il
Austrian Monarchy, 50,100
Spam, 12,500
Sardinia, 12,250
Poland, 9,200
Germany, nut in Customs Union, 7,175
Tuscany, 0,000
Norway, 5371
Sasembourg, 3,000
Farina, 1,400
Mudena and Naples, .750
Switzerland, 700
Portugal, 420
Total number of torn, 2 917.303
It will Im- seen by the toirooinir that Great Kritaiu
produce* nbi.ui half the iron iu the c.mli/.ed worlJ ?
that the United Stale* *tan.l? rteit to Gieat Britain,
and France ntXt. It will alao be observed that the
United Stale* produce* about half a* much an ih produced
on the continent of Europe. About two-thuds
ofall the iron trade in the United Hi ate* is smelted
frotn the ore. in Pennsylvania.?Hurruburg Jtrgus.
None Conduct.?A correspondent of the Courier
and Enquirer relates the following incident connected
with the disaster to the Swallow :
" Joseph Keed, one of the ferrymen between Hudson
and Athens, was rowing in his yawl at the time
the Swallow struck the rook. As soon as he appreciated
the nature of the disaster, he used all his efforts
to reach the place, and succeeded in saving the
lives of five persons who were floating about on
boards arid fragments of the wreck. Hy several of
thein be was offered a reward for his intrepidity,
which he refused, and said?' Although I am a poor
man, I did not exert myself to save your lives for the
sake of money.' Joseph Keed, humble as he is, belongs
to the Grace Ltarlmg school of philanthropists."
Love for the Dead.?The love that survives the
tomb is one of the noblest attributes of the soul. If
it has its woes.it has likewise its delight*; and when
the overwhelming burst of grief is calmed into the
gentle tear of recollection, then the sudden anguish
and convulsive agony over the present ruins of all
that we most loved, is softened nway into pensive
meditations on all that was in the day of its loveliness.
Who would root such a sorrow from the
heart' though it may sometimes throw a passing
cloud over the bright hour of gaiety, or spread adeeiter
sadness over the hour of gloom, yet who would
exchange it ever for the song of pleasure, or the
burst of revelry? No, there is a voice from the
tomb sweeter than song; there i? a remembrance of
ihe dead to which we turn even from the charm of
the living.
Eclipse of the Sun.?A correspondent of the
Boston Daily Advertiser gives the tollowing iiilormalion
:
"On the morning of Tuesday, the (ilh of May, the
sun, throughout Newfoundland, Lower Canada, New
Brunswick, Nova Scotia, New England, New York,
New Jersey, and in the eastern part of Pennsylvania,
will rise partially eclipsed by the moon. A partial
eclipse will also be seeu in trie greater t.art of Europe
and Asia ; but the eclipse will be central only within
the artic circle. At no city in America will the beginning
of the eclipse be visible, and greatest ubscu
ration only ill Newfoundland, Prince Edward's, Cape
Breton, and part of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
In Boston,the eclipse will end about 28 minutes
after sunrise ; in New York about 11 minutes,
and in Philadelphia about G ; but at Washington and
all places west and south thereof, the eclipse will end
before the sun is above the horizon."
Attainments in KNOwi.Enor.?Dr. Olinthus
Gregory says: "With a few exceptions, (so few indeed
that they need scarcely be taken into a practical
estimate ) any person may learn any thing up on which
he sets his heart. To ensure success, he has simply
so to discipline his mind as to check its vagrancies, to
cure of its constant pionenesa to be doing two or
more things at a time, and to compel it to direct its
combined energies, simultaneously, to a single object,
and thus to Jo one thing at once. This 1 consider as
one of the most difficult, but one ot the most useful
lessons that a young man can learn."
Hints to Mechanics.?Dr. Alcolt gives the following
hiniH to mechanics, which we think have a general
application, as well to (hose of the professions, as to
those of the trades .?If you would avoid the diseases
vour peculiar trades are liable to produce, attend to
(he following hints :
Keep, if possible, regular hours.? Never suppose
.Ion.. ,xlr, lit.irL .lb..., ?,... .1.. I.II I.,Ill
night, anil not rue till eight or nine in the morning.
Abstain from ardent spirits, cordinl<t anil malt liquors.
Let your drink he like that of Franklin, when
he waa a printer, pure cold water.
Never one tuhaeco in any foim. By chewing,
smoking or snuffing, you spend your money which
would help to clothe you, or would enable you, if single,
to make a tuneful present to an aged mother or tlopendent
sister, if married, to buy your wife a dress, or
get books for your children. You also, by any of
these filthy practices, injure your heabh, bringing on
headache, gnawing at the stomach, low spirits, trembling
of the limbs, and at times sleeplessness.
Sar.TCit or a fJaMTi,r..viAV.? Moderation, decorum
and neatness distinguish the gentleman, fie is at all
times affable, diffident ami studious to please, intelligent
and polite hit behavior is pleasant anil graceful.
When he enters the dwelling of an inferior he endeavor
? to hide, if possible, the difference between
iheir rank in life. Kver willing to assist those around
him, he is neither unkind, haughty, nor overlmaring.
I.. Ik- ?f tfi. ?r,..l lk? .. ?r kT.
minil induces him to hentl lo etiquette, but not stoop
to ndulation. Correct principle* cautions liiin to a
roid the gaming table, inebriety, or any other foible
(hit could occamon him self-reproach. Pleased with
the pleasures of reflection, he rejoices to see the giyety
of socieiy,snd is fastidious upon no point of little
import. Appear only to be a gentleman, and its shadow
will bring npon you contempt ; be a gentleman,
ami its honors will remain after you are dead.
In New Jersey they hare an actress, called the
"Singing Wonder," who has been knnwn to run up
the chromatic scale so fast, thai the organ which ought I
lo ha?e accompanied her, Mopped for w?nt of wind.
Gav. F.nw arms'Camnit -Governor Edwarda'Cab- j
inei (of Missouri,) consists oflhe following gentlemen
Faulkland H- Martin, Secretary Slate
William Monroe, Auditor Public Accounts.
B. F Slrtngfellow, Attorney General.
George W. Iloslnn, Register [ends.
P. G. Gloesr, Treasurer.
Arrow root is manufactured in Camden county,
Georgia, and sold for 3!> cents per lb.
THE WELCOME BACK.
Swi'tH ! the hour (Lai bring* u* home,
W here all will apring to meet ua
Where hand* are arriving a* we coiue,
To be the brat to gieei u*
Wlien Ibe worU balb a(*nl il? frowna auii wrath
Alni care been aorely iweaeing, I,
' l'ia awrri to turn tioiu our rovtug path, (
Ami find a hrealde Meaning
Ob, j .yfully dear i* the homeward track,
IT we are but euro ol a welcome buck.
W liat do we reck on a dreary way,
Though lonely and benighted, (
II v?c know there ate ll|* to chide our atjy, I
And eyre that will beam lovr-hghtcJ ! |
What la the worth of a diamond ray,
To the glance that Itaahre pleasure , |
When the worda that welcome back, betray, ,
We toini a heart'* chlel'lieaaure I
< Hi, joy fully dear is our n meward track,
ll we are but sureof a welcome back.
STOCK MAKKET.
Salt aI the New York Sloek Exchange, A first 35.
$3000 U. S. &'*, 1H63, 103;
$10,0(H) Illinois special bonds, 30
$n000 Pennsylvania 5 s 73;
$1000 Ohio by IrtbO, 07
$90 000 Kentucky ti's, 101J
>50 shares Cantou Co. 4b a 4.1;
IH5 do U. b. Bank tij 7
lr>0 do Vickaburg Bank, 9J a 9;
50 do Wilnnnglou Railroad, 43
The sale* at I In-board to day were large, and price*
generally advanced. Canton Co went u|> '?> Wilmington
K R. 3; Illinois bonds I, Pennsylvania
bonds and Viekaburg Bank J.
Sales at the Public Stick Exchange, .fpi it 35 j
$3000 Ohio '?, 97
135 shares Viekaburg Bank, 9 a 9;
300 do Can to u Co-! 43 a 43;
KomeiuN ElCHavei We continue the ijuulutioiiu
ot I09;al09; tor lulls on Kuglaud, and 5l'.'Jb;a5.25 I'ar
bills on Paris.?Com. ,iUt< |
Sales of Stocks at l'liiladel|)lua, April 35?300 (
shares Girurd Bunk , 30 shares Commercial Bunk u
55J , 19 shares Mechanics' Bank 3.9; , $3 000 drafts >
on Boston 100 ; 5 shares Northern Bank ol Kentucky |
93; 13 sliarca Kentucky Bank 73; $15,000 Stale 5's V
7.11: ?IH7 35-00 Stale 5's. new annual 71 3-H I, ..
shales Pennsylvania flank .'tit I a 'JfillJ.?Ball fa/. \
v
Kale* of Storks at Boston, April 44?11 shares Huston
&. Marine Railroad 116 , I'd do Portsmouth Kail
road Ithij , 5 do. Kastern Railroad lU'J , il do. Western
Railroad 101 ,600 do. Wilmington Railroad 'JU,'
;W7 do. Norwich and Worcester Railroad 71^; 600
do. 1-oog Island Railroad 77 , 13 do. New Kngland
Worsted Company 100 ; 460 do. liasl Hostoii slock
14f.-Jt.
1 Ion. J. B. Ashe, of Teunessee, declines a re-election
to Congress.
Politeness costs nothing, it is said , but politeness
cost the Philistines a great deal when Kanison mudc
Hi btnl bow between the pillars of their temple.
That little chew tobacco of a man, Tom Thuinli,
has made $100,000 by kissuig^he ladies in Kurope.
He has to kiss four tunes before he can cover a good
sited rosy lipped mouth.
We have received the Cherokee Advocate, a por
tion of which is in the Indian character.
The carpenters of Louisville, Kentucky, are on a
strike fur the 10 hour system.
The United States Circuit Court, Judge Nelson
presiding, sat it New Haven on the '?!d mat.
"Why are fish crazy to be caught in nets? D'ye
give it up ? Because they are iw-tein.
The New York papers of yesterday announce the
death of D. T. Williams, the Alderman from the 4th
ward of that oily.
The. menagerie has arrived at Baltimore? Where
is Put 1
Wm. R. Jacques, at Freehold, N. J., shot his own
legs oil'by a pn mature explosion of his swivel on
Tuesday last.
We understand that some of the people of Mary
land desire to have the next President frotn Carroll
county. We know no one there but merely record
a fact. t
Edward Brown, a printer, went from New Yoik to
Brooklyn with a young lady, on Wednesday evening
last, and has not returned. Supposed to have been
abducted. '
There is a floating theatre oil'New York, where the (
audience get half-seas over before the play is finished.
r
The proceedings in the trial of Justice Lhitxker are s
extremely dry. 1
The early wheat has been destroyed in North Car .
olina.
t
Prince Albert has one shilling four pence a second J
while the Queen of England has, for the same period, j
three pounds three shillings and two pence.
"Here, boys, I have four apples to divide between
three of us, so there arc two for you two, and two for
me toe." (
different forms.?An old lady said her husband
was very fond of (s-aches, and that was his only fault, t
"Fault, madaiu!" said one, "how can you call that J
a fault
" Why, because there arc different ways of eating (
them. My husband tukes them in the farm ofbramly."
"Boy, what is your name,?"
"Robeit, sir."
"Yes, that is your Christian name ; but what is (
your other name 1" I
"Bob, sir." !
In New Jersey they had an actress called the
"Singing Wonder," who has been known to run up
the chromatic scale so fast, that the organ which
ought to have accompanied her, stopped for want of '
Wind.
" Is Jonathan Dumpy here asked a rather conn
try-looking fellow, bolting into a printing office " I
don't know such 11 man," said the foreman. "Don't
him ?" said he?"why he's courting our Sally !"
Qunnino.?Fotty-four wild gcear and ninety six
ducks were killed a few days ago near Green port, I
Dong Island, in .'lb hours, by two celebiated sports- I
inen, Orui Kiggs and Thoa. Williams.
They have line pigeon shooting in Rochester, New I
York; the sky is darkened wiih immense flocks from
the northeast to the southwest. I
Never look at the girls. Oh, no, they can'i bear to
lie looked at ; ihey regard it as an insult. They wear |
their line feathers and hustles merely to gvatily their 1
mammae, that's all Hosea.
i
Great train or Pabsenoera?We understand '
that a single engine transporlid, on the Boulh Carolina
Railroad, on the 13th instant, I tiff I passengers, '
and returned the same day from the same station, with '
%ti?making in one day '.>6.r?7 iieascngera.? ChnrUtltm
('oitHfr,
Profound Reply.?A ktranger asked a country- l
man, whom he saw minding a road near Rosa, "where i
the road Went to1" The countryman replied, "1 don't i
know, Eur I finds it here when I cornea to work in
the morning, and I leavps it here at night, but where i
it goes to in the meantime I don't know.
The. Canals.?The first boat through from Albany
to Rochester was the " l.ady Washington," Capt.
Van Wortner, of the old Clinton line, which arrived
at the weigh lock Saturday night, at 10 o'clock The
first boat from litica was the " Silas Wright." The
following is some of the property shipped at Rochester
the first five days of navigation:
Flour, - . - 34,594 bbls.
Ashes, ... 845
Potatoes, ... tiOO bush.
Ship stuffs, ... 9,884 "
Potk, ... 185 bbls.
Ham, ... 6,510 lbs.
Sundries, ... 231,797 "
Merchandise, . . 89,159 "
Wool, - - - 16,442 "
I | RorAffttr Ormoernl
ARRIVALS,
LAST NIUMT AND THIS MUANlHCi.
Hruwn'a I loir I ?T F Thayer, New York; II II
^lairr, Baltimore^ K T Scull, Alabama; Wade Al
II, Muiilguiuery, Alabama, H B Douglas*, New
Kenl, Vu, F<1 Puwell, Ale lamina, Wm tiaye., Vi
rtiiiinan Marun, Md, K P Wall, do, Miaa Wall, <16;
V|,i Henry B Tyler, U S M (', Julia Webb Tyler
mil servant, Virginia, Dr U l> Diggea, Mil, Geo A
Digga, Ju; B F ll.inio.iii, Baltimore, F Matlln,
Philadelphia
Coleman'l lluitl ?Joseph Braitrli, Mil J Wilson,
I A Real, Dubuque , Dudley Seidell, N Y , T 11
uiupoen, r>i Aiuau-, ?i; josepu vi, i nilan,
Krauklin, la, Jam?a II Wuoda, IS Y , Saiu'l A Udierl,
Zanesville, Ohio; Dr Win Wirt anil lady, Hall,
I' A Uoteler, Jelfarson co., Va ; John U Allen, Lynn,
Mini; KF Hodges, Vt; Joseph Snyder, J O Mat
hews, Hall; John S Wilson, Maaa ; M Coweu, ,\
Y ; Com. Gardner, U S IV ; Henry N Coa, Went
imreland CO., Va; Wirt Robinson, Va ; J S Adania,
'till; Jauiea Alex. Madden, London; Jas L Moore,
V Y ; J B Lathrop, Buffalo; C Bibcock and lady,
tliode Island ; Miss Wells, do , J W Chandler, Mi-s
handler, and Miss Green, N Y.
Fuller'i Hotel?Geo H Hi tman, Baltimore , W 8
iulubird, Cl ; Hon G M Dallas, I'a; H B Clsgell and
ady, Virgiuia ; Andrews Kaws.xi, Wm H 8iiu|?on,
1 Holland, Md; Samuel Kllioll, Mass; Henry
Jut hi, Newport.
(J- 8. Hotel?H Houseman, Md ; L B Dickinson,
La heater, N Y ; Henry Rollins, Orange, Va ; Mr
loherts, Trenton, N J, J It Hillman, Mass; W Guam,
Canaan; Geo Thompson, do; K Petersou,
Ipruigtield, Mass, H W Springer, Whitehall, Geo
<evy, N Y; David Snow, Philadelphia; Thomas
lank in, Georgia, A Kankiii, Aluhama, Jas Gull,
1d; Walter R Whittlesey, Salisbury, Ct; M Bergen
It Ixtuia, Mo
Heer't Temperance Holt I T Ring, WorthingUM,
Slavs; J Drum mood, N Y; Joseph K Potts, N J.
ARRIVALS,
FROM ** rUHliAV Nil.II I TO TO-DAT NOON.
Colrmun'i Hotel ?W B Archer, Rirlunoiid, Va;
lenry Bales, Barre, Mass, Walter A Bryant, G W
leard, Mass, Kdwurd R Jones, Philadelphia, Nath'l
Jreen, Boston; C W, Welsh, do; C A Van Vleck
nd family, L Kidder, Pa, Jauies White, Belfast,
ile; Andrew Williams, Jules de St. Martin, France,
I F Hmoot and lady, V?; T H Wheeler, Chatham,
'a; Francis Adams, Boston; W Bewicke, N Y, Mr
lid Mrs Jewell, daughter and servant; Mr Cattrill,
'I; K II Merrill, Brunswick, Juhn 11 Davis, Diliriddie;
Thouia* II Kvane, Misaissi(>pi, Jas Win
Iheriuan, Va; John P .Master, do, Mr Taintor,
lurtfurd; Hector Mon-on, N Y, J Ureyfures, do, W
' Appleton and lady, Boston, Henry Moore, lady and
hild, Va; J C Ache>on and lady, Va, W Jainieaon,
<leiico, C It lleiishaw, Baltimore; P Dickinson and
ady, Tennessee.
iluUcd Stairs llolel?J K Dougla-s, B C ; Miss
foung, do , Rev Dr K Boyd, Charleston, S C , Win
liblo, N Y ; Willard Nye, New Bedford, Mass , Mrs
lye, do; SO Mienaen and Mrs Mienken, Philadeltua;
C F Woodruff and Mrs Woodruff, llhica, New
fork; II D Bird, Petersburg, William 1 rncey, Maori,
(jieorgui; J B Isorridge, ,v;. 'ppi, R K Green,
o; Win Harrington, Isxkport, Wui Hauling, Va,
.awrence Filzhugh, Delaware Adam Kbaugh, York
ounty, Pa, Dr De Rosset, jr, Wi^gnngtoii, N C;
I McRea, do; I) 11 llaulin, Baltimore, M ilart, do;
sines Hlilc*, Washington, Pa, Andrew Audrey, Hallax;
Jno Teems, Pittsburg, Va; James Winatis, Balimore;
Jacob Wright, Pa; Win Watres, Me.
Ftdler'5 Hotel.? vV ni Van Dalsen ; John 1 Parden,
lew itavrn; Ml Glbba, Rhode Island; Andrew R
'oils, Ricky Mountains; Dr Mai lay, New York;
iViii B Maclay, N Y ; Gen W Gibbs McNeill, N
f; Mr Waggaman, Bxlinuore , Levi Ileynulda,
'ennsylvania.
Beer'J Temperance Hotel.?T Ring, WorlhingtoD,
Bass; J Drummond, New York; Joseph K Potts,
Vew Jersey; Robert Birinit.
Brovon't Hotel?M E Acker, New York; W F
lughea, Pennsylvania; B K Dubois, New York, Maor
Hems, Nashville, Tenn; Col J allies Long, Vir;ima;
L P Heart, South Carolina; A Payne, Vir;inia;
LB Pritchard, Va; T S Mason, North Csroina,
S C Williams, Kentucky; Col Bainuel Carr, do;
3eorge Wilson, Prince George Co., Md; Peter Bemuds,
Virginia; B B Barker, New York; B A Bands,
I., I I) Ward. North Carolina Robert Hams..,,.
South Caroling-, R F Lakemau, Providence, Vt;
I C Moore, N York; Jesse Marden, Ualliuiore, Md.
The Gamester.?At the time of the earthquake in
IH11, Major K. wan amusing himself at a game of
iuchre, in which hadelighted, with ?ome ofhis friendn.
I'he nhock at this moment was so severe as lo cause
lis friends to spring to their feet and in ike for the
loor. "Play out the hand?play out the hand," said
he Major. "Earthquake, Major, earthquake," cried
loine. "well," was his cool advice, "let it quake?you
Isn't btop it."
Fourteen American painters and sculptors arc af
iresent studying in Rome and FlorenceTen
thousand acres have been this year added to
he pine apple orchards in New Providence.
Military Movements.?The Western (Mo.) Jourtal
states that the two companies of third infantry,
talioned at Fort Leavenworth, have been ordered to
'ort Jesup, and that they were to leave by the first
ioat.
For Jesup is on the Red river, immediately on the
rexas frontier ; and, according to the report of the
Vdjutant General, there are now stationed there je
itn companies of the second dragoons, tight compares
of the third infantry, and eight companies lourth
n fan try.
Robert J. Walker in Illinois.?The following
-csolutions were adopted at a meeting of the Demo
:racy, in the Senate Chamber, of the Legislature of
he Stale of Illinois, 15th March last:
Resolved, That the Democratic delegation in Congress,
from the State of Illinois, have secured to
hemselves the full approbation of their constituents,
>y their manly and able efforts for Texas and their
iountry.
Resolved, That Robert J. Walker, of Mississippi,
liore than any other man, deserves the thanks of the
vhole of the American people, for his able exlosition
of the advantages 10 be derived from anriexition;
and that his efforts were more effectual and
intiring in this great cause than any other man's save
urn alone who, in the late war, saved the Valley of
he Mississippi from a foreign foe.?Jackson (Miss.)
Reformer.
The following laconic correspondence took place
>n Thursday in New York, between Diiinelord and
Hervio Nuiio:
W. Dinni.ford, Esq.?
I want to play. HERVIO NANO.
Answer.
Hervio Nano, Esg ?
Wbj MA yw DIN mkk( >IU>
The bill relinquishing, conditionally, the Slate lien
or three millions ot hollars on the New York and
Erie Railroad has passed ihe lower house of the New
York legislature. A correspondent of the N. Y.
Post thus announces the fact:
The New York and Erie Railroad bill as reported
ny the committee of eight, with slight amendments,
fins passed I tie Assembly t?J the large rote ol DM to
l!>. Fifteen member* absent. The hill Rive* the
|:f,000,000 to the company, on their procuring a new
John tide subscription of $.'1,000,000, paying up an<l
pending $7j<) (KM) There I* rather too mnrh ma
^hinery about the hill, however, if the Southern tin
of counties are content with its provision-, I lielirve
Hie rood can lie built under it?it is but fair to give it
i trial. I have rny doubts as to its meeting the Views
mil wishea of our capitalists.
low*.?The people of the Territory of Iowa, to
whom the Constitution recently formed by a Owiven
lion for its State Government was submitied for their
approbation, have rrjrrlnl the same try a majority n(
some 2,.r>00 votes. a new Convention must, wa presume,
be railed, and a new Consntution flamed and
submitted to Congress, before that Territory ran en
ter the Union as a State.?.Vol Int.
The iron steamer built for the United State* rev
eniieaervire by J?I*c/. Coney, at South Boston, will b?
Isunrhrd this morning at nine o'clock.? Boston Timt
April 19.
Icr. on THr. Ha vat.?The packet ship (llmhtdnr
Cajit. Biimtino, whirh arrived on Saturday from I .on
don, reporis having fallen in with large quantities o
ics in lat. \4 40, long. 47 30. She ian upon it in thi
night during a fog, and get clear of it with considei
able difficulty.
MARRIED,
In Boston, (Masa.t April 10,by the Rev. Dr Fi???
Mr. P. DICKINSON (of the firm of Cowan li Ifvh
inson, Knotville, Tenn ) to Miss SUSAN PF.NNI
MAN, of New Braintree ( Mass )
J. a. GREGORY <tCO., Manaocmh. ,
40,000 Dollars !
ALEXANDRIA LOTTERY,
Clam IS, fob 1H4&.
To be drawn in Ale&aiidi ia, 1>. C., on Hjlurd?f,
May 3d, l?45.
14 DRAWN BALLOTS.
iplknuid mini :
$40,000 Dollars!
IV imml i L.ll.r. I
6,000 Dollars!
5 000 Dollars!
3,000 Dollars!
2,MM) Dollars!
2,000 Dollars!
1,709 Dollars !
1,000 Dollars !
1,500 Dollars !
2 prues of 1,250 dollars'
2 do 1,200 dollars'
20 do 1,000 dollais'
20 do 500 dollars'
tu ilc. Ac.
Tickets $10?Halves $5? (Quarters $2 50.
1'einlicstrs of Package* ol'dti Whole Tickets f 130 00
Do do 26 Half 'do 65 00
Do do 'KUutrisi do 32 50
N'UUMIO DOLLAKS!
ALEXANDRIA LOTTKRY,
Class 19, for 1845,
CAPITALS:
30,000 Dullitix*
10,(KM) Dollars'
0,000 Dollars!
3,140 Dolltus!
3,000 Dollara!
li,/>00 Dollars!
2,000 Dollars!
50 Prizes of $ 1,000 !
Ac. Ac. Ac.
Ticket* only |I0 Halves ?5 ? Quarters |2 50
Certificate*of |iackuge*ot SIS Whole Ticket* $130 00
l>o Jo 25 Half Jo 65 UU
Do Jo 26 Quarter do 32 50
30,(MX) Capital!
ALEXANDRIA LOTTERY,
Claaa 'JO, for 1845,
To be Jrawn ai Alexandria, D. C., on Saturday,
May I7lh, 1845.
hblendid SCHEME :
;10,00() Dollars ! 10,000 Dollars'
0,000 Dollars! 5,000 Dollars!
3,658 Dollars! 2,500 Dollars I
KM) prizes of 1,000 Dollars !
100 do of 500 Dollars!
&c. Ilc.
Tickets $10?Halves $5?Quarters $2 50.
Certificates of Packages of '26 Whole Tickets $1 til 00
!k> Jo 26 Half do 65 00
Do do 26 Quarter do 32 50
30,000 Dollars !
ALEXANDRIA LOTTERY,
Clash 21, for 1845.
To be drawn in Alexandria, D. C., on Saturday,
May 24th, 1845.
BRILLIANT SCHEME.
30,000 Dollars! 10,000 Dollars!
5,000 Dollars! 3,000 Dollars!
2,:XX> dollars: |,()U Dollars!
100 Prizes of $1,000!
Ac. Ac. Ac.
Tickets 410?Halves $5?Hunrters $2 50. a
Certificates of Package* of 35 Whole Tickets f 130 (K) T
I>o do 25 Half do 65 00
Do do 25 Quarter do 32 50
Capital 30,000 !
ALEXANDRIA LOTTERY,
Class 22, for 1845.
To be drawn in Alexandria, D C , on Saturday, May
31st, 1845.
SPLENDID CAPITALS !
30,(MX) Dollars! 10,000 Dollars!
6,000 Dollars ! 5,000 Dollars !
4,000 Dollars! 2,500 Dollars!
2,000 Dollars! 1,747 Dollars!
25 Prizes of 1,000 dollars !
25 do 500 dollars !
Ac. Ac. Ac.
Tickets onlv f 10?Halves |5?Quarters |2 50
Certificates ofWckages of 25 Whole Tickets |130 00
Do do 25 Half do 65 (X)
Do do 25 Quarter do 32 50
Orders for Tickets and Shares and Certificates of
Packages in the above Splendid lotteries will receive
the most prompt attention, and an official account of
each drawing sent immediately after it is over, to all
who order from u?. Address^
J. tr liRMiUHr 6t ? [VIAIX AliMUS,
Washington City, I). C.
Aptil 23?2aw4wd&cif
I,AND AGENCY IN TEXAS, 4c.
THE subscriber having, during a residence of sr
ven or eight years in Texas, been connected
with the Land offices thereof, and having acted as
agent in holding, selling, paying taxes upon, and giving
a general superintendence to lunds in Texas, respectfully
offers his services to such other persons
abroad as may wish to engage them.
ROBERT D. JOHNSON, Galveston.
RBVBftENCBS.
His Excellency Anson Jones; Col. James Riley,
Texan Charge d'Affaires, Washington; Hon. G. W.
Tirrell, Texan Minister to England and France,
Gen. J. P. Henderson and Col. lx>ve, Galveston,
John Tiinberlnke, Esq., Charlottesville, Va.; Texan
Consul, New Orleans, and Matthew St. Clair Clailte,
Km| , Washington.
In offering my services as Land agent in Texas, I
have thought proper to make known some of the difficulties
attending claims held in Texas by persons
residing in the United States. 1st. Many forfeit all
legal right to accrue from failure to pay taxes. 2d.
Many claims, otherwise good, will be barred by adverse
possession of three years, which is our limitation.
Jd. For want of proper authentication of titles
conveyed in the United States to admit them to record
here.
From some one or other of these causes, the best
lands of clear title (if not attended to) are in a condition
to he lout; lands too that would now sell for
one, two, or three dollars per acre, according to location.
I wish, however, to be perfectly understood,
tfiat, having made up iny mind to attend diligently to
all claims confided to me, and to look to that employ
juient mainly for n support, and believing that I ain
I qualified to discharge the duties I offer to lake upon
myself, an,I baring made it my husmeas to become
j acquainted with all the laws relating to title, and
having offered the most satisfactory reference as to
my fitness and integrity, I require in all casea an advance
in cash fully sufficient to cover the expenses of |
inve-tigation When this shall lie done, I am willing |
to take a contingent internal in the land for attention
,11,1 sol VII . J
II I) JOHNSON I
I' 1. I will also attend lo the collection and settlement
of such claims as may be entrusted to me ]
8>b 14?cpilm I
rpHK WEEKLY VOLUME, FOR TOWN ANI?
COUNTRY tieing a revival of Wsldie'sHe'
lect Circulating (library?will commence on 1st Jarv
1 uary, 1845, giving weekly aixteen large quarto
' pages, cloeely printed, and on fine paper, for four (
dollars per annum
I he whole will he printed and finished with the (
t same ease and accuracy as book-work. The fifty.
two numbers will form two volumes truly worthy
f of preservation, of 416 pages eoch ; equal in quality
r to 1,900 pages, or three volumes of Rees'a Cyclepaa"
dia. finch volume will be accompanied by a title
page and index "
Subscriptions lo the above will be received hv the
subscribera, at whose Bookstore a specimen ol the
, work may he seen, and by whom the work will lw
,'J regularly forwarded, strongly enveloped, lo any poat
|_ omen in the United States f. TAYIXIR,
nov 11 Bookseller, Washington City.

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