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THE RUTLAND II It A L D .
! roj.r-rtitt.vti , It j Icitif f ewallj 11
Kitn.M, ltd k-Ij f.w n !. Tb Uokslfcus
Circuited lt,fi) or!. d omttiiW those
tf. very UJ character. The system rnwevcr,ti a
yrovJ om, bJ wertbj tl atlrnttio ol lb frurxli
fcf Tul knuwirdce. Tl. Wr nan, whom I met
at :Lt doer of lit locf this afternoon. Iomh
bx.V to It isMints iih) coolict of It. factories
said tint Ms wlude tiort imountr-d in more lliin
2000 lolumn. lie hid onlr with hlm.howeter not
toort thsn 300 volumes; Itie othtr being in the
Land bf hit numrrou ciistemttr.
Rnidrutt eflke Kamtte .'m!iMr. Wishing
to r 'something of eastern splendor," for which
tbt Hism ar "stid be" celebrated. 1 Jrler
toioed this ifternoon to tuit the residence of the
tmtiMilur i.f the Vine of f!.m. Hiving tniJr
Bj way up into VUrne stiffi,'" I turned tuit
ward, iiJ pissing on about teu rod from the mu
lct it Ok eoffK-t oP'Shoc stret,H where I rime to
not her itreel Irtd to due north. T'iis led mc to
0erubasadof' residence, over tli door of which
n finite in large Chines! chiracler, 'littnlo kun
kX ktcm, "residence of Ibc Siamese tribute bsar
mi." The whole establishment n in ruin. Our
of tli otersters, Chinese, conducted me to the
apartment of the chief euibisitdur, whom wc found
smoking oiium, and so atupiGcd si to be almost in
Fltfuing with the rattan i tho most rominon
punishment in Chi a. It i adjudged and Inflicted
by the low rut officer or rvant of the policc,with
the utmost despatch, ind without the least regard
to tojf formalilie of time or place. A poor ignorant
perion led on by hi vicei bccorcri bankrupt ; thn
driven by hurtj-rr it lit rrcnurie to theft or rub
ber tn obtain food; the officers of the police seize
him, and pcrhap while hit booty la still with linn
pinion him, strip off hit jacket, if he chance to be to
clad, then with a chain or cord about his neck, or
hit arm, and a soldier before hmi beating a filing,
nd another behind him with a tallan beating hi
bare back, be i inarched through the streets and
inatkct-p.atrs to be a terror to evil doers. Within
the lait few day I hate seen several pctsons flogged
In thia nay. One I aaw to day to beaten that the
blood ran down to lita heel.
ltipptt.Shnri. Two of these havo been ex
hibited in (he attect during tho present week ; and
among all the 'dumb ahow,' and 'singsongs' of
the celestial enipirc.nonc are m.irc dull ind stupid
thin theie puppet iliowp. Tho managers select
place which li likely to be frequented, ami there
erect a temporary "'age, and commence their ex
hibition fur the a muacmcnt oi boy and idle a
f ranta. The aliow arc a mere exhibition ofclniJ
ran' tori.
I lout e of .Uoiirrttrt. Wo paired but a few
dnora after leavinjr the houso ofreating,bcfore we
heard tho voice of weeping and Hmcni;'ion.
When we came oppoiito to the door, wo uncor,
aciouily paused fur a moment. The door of the
houae wa open, but a acrccn before it prevented
ui from seeing the inmalci. One ofthe neighbor
who had alo (topped at the door, told ua tliat the
fancral of the dcccaied was to take place at an
early hour on the following morning. The cries
nd howling of tho mourners were dismal, and
can only be conceived by those nho hae heard
them.
Vatortrt SlanJimg in tin ,l,rkct 'iter. I'nrly
thii morning, whilo picking my way through the
tub, batket, temporary stalls, etc., which almost
blocked up tho street, al a market place near one of
tho ifales ofthe city, I auddenly found myaelf sur
rounded by a gang of coolies, forty or fifty in num
ber. Some of them were standing up: others were
sitting down. Their only implements ncro ham
boo polea.with short ropes attached to them. Somn
of the in were shod with sandals, made of plated
Crass; and others were barefooted, They were
without hati.or caps, or any other kind ufcovcring
for their head ; and the only garments on their
bodies were a light pair of trowecrs, and a short
frock or jacket ; indeed, only a few of them had
any jacket. They were all idle, except that their
tongues v srv busy in jnking and making remarks
on llioitc who wcro at the market, or passing along
the street. During the morning, and even till past
midday, such gangs ofmcnaro often to be seen
eollected at tho corner of the streets, market place
and galea ofthe city. On inquiry, I find that they
are job and day laborer, formed into companies,
having each their respcctiio diitricts. They take
the place of beasts of burden; but claim tho right
of doing all of certain kind of work which is to
be done in the street, or landing places, where they
cxeretsQ tho jurisdiction. Their muscular power
is sometimes very groat ; and they aro thn most
healthy and robutl class ol'mcn that I have seen in
China. Tho custom of "ntanding idle in tho
market place" ia like that ofthe laborers mention
cd in lhogopcl of Matthew ; the coolie mIioui I
saw this morning wcro all ctanding idle, "'because
no man had hirsd them."
.1 korntft nut, of enormous rue, hung up
IB an apothecary's shop, having for cicral day
attracted the attention of tratcllers, induced me to
ioquiro respecting the object of placing it in that
position. According 1 entered the shop, and after
I ha uaual civilities, taking a cup of lea, wishing
U-lth, wealth, kc. began to Inquire ofthe principal
ptrson in the bop concsrning the 'properties of a
noua medicine then before u ; at length the hor
nets' netl came to be noticed : "it was brought
from a great dulancc," aid the old gentlemen, ' it
-raw on a ery high tree, Hi cruel and poisonous
inmates had all bcei. dnt en out," Ue. kc. The
coucluiion ofthe whole matter war, that his medi
cine would cure all kind ef dicac,and the hor
net nest w a proof of it !
7iro Ulind Hihllm attracted my notice this af
ternoon. They were middle aged and itout look
ing men, but utterly unablcd to tee. Kacb had a
stnngcd liiilrumcDl, somewhat liko the guitar,
though very much inferior to it , each had likewise
a long bamboo cane in tin hand, and a wallet bang
ing over bta rhouldf r. They were going from shtn
to ahop.bejgiag for "cash," or whatever Ibey could
obtain. Wbti they marched, ono followed the
other, taking boh) ofthe kirt of his gsnnent, or
rather placing hi right hand on Oie right shoulder
cf hi fellow. On antsring a shop, they iuimd.
ttely commenced playing and continued doing to
till they oblaiocd the "kauubaw"' they then in
tanlly detutcd and xaoird to another shop, and
repald th ume operation. Women and chil
dren often appear begging in the same rasnrxr,
aaf turseUroe fc-or or five, nay even a dszen in a
company,
7V Unit C.W,eaw)gli alike to be tin,pied
lonf down to the oc street where I caw the b!.nd
Jt'vu. TUr'oo ret Wb Vu and w re
equipped and tr-srebed to the iwt t)lr as the two
oh lentern, txerpt ibiy tad no mulc,nd lnted
of w altel were furnUbrd with large Koodeo dibe.
Tbr n batrbraJed and barefooted, tagged,
filthy, and half covered with a certain pecis of
Iter mm, well Known among oiiie ot llie poorer
c)t of peop! ofthi country. On overtaking
.them and liitening to what they wrr. saying, for
were cluttering at a great rate and in excel
lent humor, I found they weie bound to the neigh-
'boihood ot the forcirn factoticr. They were nine
j jran old, and were sent out on their exy",',lon
their partntr.
Cricltt Arkli. The people ofthe erlettlal em
pire, who have never been in the Colneo de los
Toro st Msdrid, or in any other aiinllar p'at of
the wet, have no conception ofthe fplcnniJ exhi
bition of Kuiopean hull fight. Nay, thoiild ons
of Ham hate the audacity in cut otra bull' bead,
or tie up one; of thuvi; animal and then let !ooe
I upon him a pack of blood-hound to tear him in
piecr,they would immediately be placed under tup
Inn of empire, and the prict of Iludha would
(could they get possession of them) forthwith send
thrui down to the ninth region of hadc,thero to be
torn ii) piece by tl e inenMrr ofthe neither world.
Moreover, I doubt whether the Chinese havu much
knowledge of the more homely sport ofthe cock
pit, to allow mo 'chieftain of the poultry jard'
to lake thn ficid, would not only r-xpnae him to im
minent dinger, but would occasion a loss of flesh,
and render him no lee valuable in the market
facts which have great force with those who under
stand the true principles of economy. Hut the
fighting of criclet,tho letting loovc of one of these
belligerents sgaiiift another, in really very fine sport
snd eivry way worthy the dignity of a nation
which has no equal. Midsummer, when tho mer
cury i well op, is the time for tho battle of the
crickets. During this season they aro taken
in great milliters on tiic neighboring lulls, and
brought to tho city, where they nro sold for from
ono cash to several tens of dollars, per head.
Hundreds and thousands of dollars are annually
staked on tho prowess of thcfo warrior. A firtt
rate cricket, like a lino courser, will sometimes
have several wagora pending upon a single
trial of his strength. All classes of pcrsons,cuolies
tenants, shopmen, gentlemen of town and country
officers, civil snd military, old men rind boys, en
gage in On species of gambling. The cricket most
commonly employed in this service seems to bu the
male ofthe common (iryllu camprstrii : it has o
nobler martial appearance, nnd is ovcry way well
harncitcd for the fight. I saw several hundreds of
them for tale to-day inoneofth streets of the
weelcrn suburbs. '1 he best ciickcts need no excite
mcnt to induce them to meet an antagonist, which
they always do in single combat, cricket against
cricket ; and it is said that like men of honor thoy
never quit the field until one or the other has re
ceived full satisfaction.
I. S. f n inquiry, I havo been told that "cock
fighting is common in China it may bd so in re
gions beyond were I havo travelled ; but I have
never seen, nor yet met with any person who has
witnessed, such fighting in this country.
BudhUts cngaged.as tai-galherers is a subject
which is soon exp'ainr1. Ily tl, i..go c.fii,. o...in
try, Budhists aro not allowed to hold office and of
course arc not legal tax gatherers. I will report
ivhnt I sa.v, and the thing will bn easily understood.
Tho priests, who wcro all Rudhists, fivo or six in
number, wero going from houso to house,and from
shop to hhop : somo of them had purses and others
were furtiiihcd with printed labels and brushes : the
former went first and received inonoy from the in
mates of the houso or shop ; then camo the latter
and marked all those place where money was given
them. Thn amount given, na well as the reason
for which it was done, I could not ascertain; nor
should it perhaps be called a tax, but surely it was
something very much like a tax.
Thr la$t great wonder of the icorW. The most
important invention that human ingenuity has ever
achieved has just been triumphantly completed, by
Capt. Rdmutid Ilailger, lain of tho IT. State Army
but at preicnt residing in North Adams, Berkshire
county, Mass. This gentleman has discovered the
grand mechanical principle so much needed and so
long sought for in rotary machinery that is, how
to gain power, and at the same time retain the mo
tion. It has long been an established principle in
mechanism, that where powor i gaincd.therc must
necessarily be a diminution in motion. This prin
ciple Capt. H. has exploded entirely, and he now
Ins a model ofthe most powerful machine on tho
earth. The forco and motion are accelerating, and
the machine is consequently capable of being pro
polled to any velocity that may bo required, by the
application of 7cry small degree of power. From
a minute examination of the model, which is suffi
ciently large to propel a car with oue or two per
sons on a railway, we do not hesitate to say, that
in our candid opinion, the poAcrof one man, tppli
cd to this wonderful machine, would be sufficient
to propel the largest ship across the Atlantic, in an
incredible short space of time.
Tho importance ofthi invention to the world at
large cannot bo estimated. To say nothing of sur
mounting the danger of loss of life by the explosion
of steam boilers, tho proprietors of all steam boat
and railroad locomotives may now prepare to extin
guish their fires, throw their boiler overboard, and
ihscncumbet the'r boats of their fuel and costly ma
chinery, as they will all be superceded and render
ed utterly uielers by thu application of this newly
discovered rotary power. Wo hone the inrento-js
intrntor will be prevailed upon to gratify our fel
low citizen Him n cxniDiilon ol ttio model, while
on hi way to Washington to secure his patent.
V. 1'. il'trlcly Meuencer.
Vlir fur tke Va,lmttr,. The following lu
cid and clegjnl superscription, is copied from a let
ter dropped Into the post offico at Buffalo, N. V.
"Matilde Gobhon of georgo Sleat of elliuoyco A
meiica." Who can wonder, says the Journal, at
some poitmaiters being short in temper.
.1 invitaLen to .Imerici, The following hat
been forni.hed ls as part of a genuine letter from
an emigraut aon of the Kmerald Isle now in thii
tillage, to hi. friend at home. It is probably a
pretty fair sampled ib nature of tbe inducements
whi-h operate on tho mas of poor emigrants from
that long misgoverned country.
".Wy Mar Jib- Come to swale Aroeriky, and
come quickly. Here you can buy praties for two
shillings a toshel and whiskey the same ; a dollar
a day for digg-cg. and no hinging for u.ijjn- ,
Vi coar" k?. 0,Urh Jlrpntory. " j
Vom Vn Orit lit iViiUWin J,ly B.
ADDIIKSS OP GEN. I.AMAR TO Till! All
MY OP TEXAS.
The address of M. B. Lamar to the Texan troop
upon his taking command aa major General, ia well
calculated to infuse into the in a spirit of zeal and pa
triotism. Such addresses should not be Judged of
by the fold eye ofcrilicif in but looked al in the
light only for which they aro intcnted and thus
regarded, we do not think that tho late Texan sec
retary at war could adopt a more felicitous manner
and style than be has In his iltfll rent eomunications
to the Ttxan Under hi skill and ardent zeal in
hi country' cause, tve entertain no fears as to the
result ofthe approaching second grand contest of
the Tcxans with the .Mexican foice. We honest
ly believe that in arm) of 3000 Texan is fully t
qutvalent to any Cxcw thiU Mexico enn bring against
them; and wo will forfeit all claim to any knowl
edge of Texas, or her gallant soldiers, il the result
doc nut bear ui out in our belief.
soLDiims or tkxas
On assuming the glorious responsibility of lead
ing yon to the field of battle, I am deeply imprcsj
cd with gratitude fur t lie trust confided : and feci
most vividly, tint to command an army of heroes
ih the cause of freedom is the highost of all pnvi
leges, and to conduct i to victory is the most en
during snd exalted honor.
The enemy who so recently retired, tcrified from
our borders, are about lo countermarch upon us
with reinforcements formidable in count, but fee
ble lit spirit and puisaueu. They come fur the
hellish purpose ofdcsolating tho loveliest of a thuu
sand lands, and staining our luxuriant fields with
tlio blond of tho cultivators.
Confident of mm.bers, they hope to gain by over
whelming force, that which they cannot achieve by
vulur. They boast that they will retrieve thu late
inglorious defeat of their arms, or polish in tho at
tempt ; that they will drive us beyond tho Sabine,
or give us a grave on this Hide. You, soldiers, kuo w
the futility ofthe vain glorious boastings, ns well as
the ferocious character of their warefure.
Their cruelty and perfidy were sufficiently exem
pli lied in their horrid massacres at Bexar anil La
Bahia, whilo their route aud discomfiture at the San
Jacinto stand as a perpetual monument of their un
exampled pusillanimity and dastardly conduct. Au
dacious monsters! That they havo the willingness
to minder its apparent their ability to conquer
they hu e never shown. Their numbers can avail
them nothing ; and the'r threats of extermination,
instead of intimidating,, only invigorate tlio nerves
of the bold and free. Lot tem come. Their ru
lurn is hailed with joy by every manly voice in
.Texas.
Another opportunity is afforded to vindicate our
rights and avenge our wrongs. The greater the
force, the richer the harvest 1 Though every blade
of grass on tho banUs of the Bravo bristle into a
bayonet, il shall not save them. The very glanco
of a freeman's oye, is a blazing elueld to Perseus to
to the monitors of tyranny. They have to fly or
fall, before tho wrath of an injured people, nerved
in the cau-e. of liberty and of vengeance.
Bolriler T Your country c1Ib you to her de
fence. Vinif hoin.' vout firesides, the scenes ol
your former joys-, and future autieiixitions ; all the
endearments of domestic happuicss, and all the
hopes of future competence and peace, Biinunon
you to the field. You arc summoned to by the
spirits of Travis and Panning, and thcirgallant com
panions, whnso blood has cemented the foundations
of our freedom. Their flesh has been food for ra
vens, and their bones have been whitening an the
praircs, until your pious patriotism gathered these
scattered relics, with decent sepulchral henurs, to
a soldier's grave. But their glorified spirit a still
hovering around the home of their patriotic devo
tion, call upon you to sustain tlio independence
which they have consecrated by their martyrdom,
and to rccompence. with merited vengeance, that
they havo endured from a perfidious und dastard
enemy. Shall the call be made in vain i Shall
wo turn a deaf car to the voice of our country, and
the beseching cries of our murdered brethren! Sure
ty,! here can bo no one so insensible to guilt and
shame aB lo look with indifference upon the des
olation of his own country. If there be bo foul a
plot upon humanity--if there be one in the whole
limits of our land who is mean enough, when his
home is invaded by an insolcut foe, to seek salcty
in dishonorable flight, I would say to him, detest
ed recreant ! retire to the shades of infamy, and
sully no moro a beautiful land, whoso blessings be
long to the brave and virtuous.
Let, then, every patriot and soldier, every wor
thy citizen, who abhors the name of traitor, and
contemns the vile epithet of coward, rally to the
call promptly, around the unfurled banner of free
dom let him repair with impatient zeal to tho the
atre of his nation's glory, and there snatch upon the
brink ofdangcr, fame for himself and safety for his
country. The dastard who lingers behind may live
to fatten upon the fruits of his recreancy, but when
he dies ho rote in infamy, to the joy of all whilo
tho noble hero who makes his bosom the bulwark
of a pcoploVJhberly, will find a rich reward for toil
and valor, in the thanks of a grateful land, and the
smiles of its high toned beauty. If he fall in the
holy cauic, he will aurvivo in thu affectiona of his
comrados, and hit name will gather glory with the
flight of ages
"Ksch little rill; ar.h mountain river,
Holli .uinjlcd with hn fame forever."
Citizens of the Red I.tnds ! You are looked tn
for aid in this second struggle for independence, t
lour contributions, heretofore, havo not been pro-1
porlionale to your population. Pew of yon have
participated in the toils and glory of the strife. I
our homes have been excmnl from tho ealamiri '
of war. Whatever circumstances may have ro
ittained you before, thrire can rim.in nn rp...
to withhold you now. We know your courage. I
our skill in arm. u flmjjar , ug ,, yOUrcoun-'
try require, the immediate exhibition of both let 1
both bo dupliyed when the great and decisive battle !
w hich u pending thai! L0 fought and Texas ia 1
free, sovresgn and independent ! Hold not back!
I adjure you. by every principle of honor, of gran-'
tude, and of patriotism. If anv man among you j
.cv-ic-Biit now, jet tlim be stifmatized ; treat
him as an oulctat ; ,0J jel , nitlon'g contempt reit
like a black cloud upon his name. Tho call en
mass let all obey, and all will be well,
MIRABEAU B. LAMAR,
Major Gen. Com. the Army ofTexaa.
VeUaco, June 27, 1636.
Volunteers are comimtly emigrating to Toil. '
Prwii Id Y. Jour of Coin.
M K X I C O .
By the ship Mexican we have received Vera Cruz
pipers to the 1st July, and the I):rio del Ooberro
ofthe city of Mexico of thu 20th June. Capt,
Kimball ha brought on the rifle, puwdcr horn, bul
let pouch. Sic. of Col Daiid Crocket, given to him
by Cspl. Dsvi of the Mexican Navy, who obtained
them from Col. Bradbum of the Mexican army.
Came passenger in the Mexican, Mr Jos llcnrv
Sophn, of New Orleans, or.e of the number who
escaped during the missacre of Col. Panning'
men.
The Diario del (loberno, ofthe tlfltli June, con
tains nn oflk'Htl despatch from Gen. Pclisola, de
tailing the proceedings of the Mexican army in
Texas, until Santa Anna's capture, the subsequent
proceeding tinder tho convention for thu evacuation
of Texas, concluded between Santa Anna and Pre
sident Burncl, tho adhesion given by Pelisola to
this convention, and an account of his reireat
from the positions he occupied in compliance with
its articles. The documents arc very long.
Under date of the Q5th June tho Mexican Secre
tary al War writes to (Icn Peluola.that hc had com
municated his despatches to the President of Mex
ico ad interim, and that their contents had excited
his profound indignation. Thai ho would be called
before a court martial lo account for not hsving re
mained in poailiuns which ho had been ordered to
retain at ovcry hazard, and lor having obeyed tho
orders of the commanding General though he was
a prisoner. That tho President ad interim will not
recognize the convention concluded at Vclasco on
the 14th May, IBM, that between Santa Anna and
President Burnet, the General who signed it having
no power tn do so. That ho expressly disapproves
as an attack on the rights of tho nation, the title
of republic, given loan insurgent department of
Mexico, and thnt of President, to the chief of the
insurgents. In conclusion, tho Secretary ordors
Gen Pcliscla to surrender the command to Geo.
Urrca, and to repair to tho city of Mexico, thcro to
answer for his conduct.
Thcro doea not appear as yet to have boon any
serious disturbance in any part of tho Mexican re
public; though by various editor!! remarks, the
public mind is very unsettled.
Prom the Washington Globe.
LATER PROM MEXICO.
Official despatches from Gen. Gaiurs,datod Cnmp
Sabine, Juno 2d,1830,communicate the intelligence
that tho Mexican army at Mutamoras, under Gen.
Urrca, had been reinforced to tho number of 7,000
men, and was on the 18th Juno, or) its march, and
rapidly advancing towards Guadaloupe Victoria, and
tho head quarters' of the Tcxian army. The motto
to which the Mexican army were sworn was, "ex
termination to tho Sabine, or death."
Before receiving this intolligcnce.Major Sterling
C. Roburtson had reported to Gen. Gaines that two
men had been recently killed, and another wounded
on the waters of tho Navasolo, in Robertson's col
ony, about twenty miles west of Nacogdoches, by
tho Indians of several different tribes, (Caddocs,
Kitchics, and others,) who had taken and carried
away several women and children of the families
of tho men killod.
Gen Gaines, considering that these recent acts
of hostility on tho part of tho Indians were prompt
ed by their having been advised of tho largo force
approaching Alctanioras, and by tho expectation
that the Texhns would bo driven olf and the coun
try given to them, has called upon tho Governors
of Kcntticky.Tunnesscc, Mississippi and Louisiana,
each for a regiment of mounted gun-men,to co-operate
with tho regular forco under his command, in
cluding the fuur companies of dragoons from Fort
Lcavcwortli .
It was his intention, if he did not in the interim
rcccivo satisfactory assurances that the Indian
upon our borders had no hand in the late murdnrs
on tho Navaaoln.to march to Nncogdochea as soon
as hc obtainrd the immediate co operation of three
companies of dragoons and six companies of the
7lh infantry at Fort Towson.
From the tf'atltington (llobe.
THE CREEK WAR.
Prom tho following extract of a report, received
from Major General Jesup, at tho Adjutant Gener
al's office, on Saturday lant.it will ho scon that the
Ind ians who had recently dispersed havo nearly all
been recaptured ; and, doubtless, by this time, thu
residue huve been secured.
Tutkegee, July 22,1800.
"We secured by tho aid ofthe chiefs.about five
hundred Indians, which, with those taken by (Jen.
Patterson, and about sixty taken yesterday, make
upward of nine hundred of the thirteen hundred
who bad dispersed."
From the Montgomery Ala. Adxertittr,
About three thousand Indians left our wharves on
Thursday last.on board the steamboats Lewis Cass
and Meridian, for their destined homes across the
Mississippi, under charge of Lieut. Barry, of the
U. S. Army.
Prom tho inauspicious season of tho year, and
the croweded state of the boats, it ii hut reasonable
to expect, that the Indians will, on the route.suflur
much from disease. Wo look foiward to such a
result, but hope fur a different one.
Previous to the doparluro of tho Indians from this
place some days since, many serioUs disturbances
occurred. Upon the requisitions of tho Governor of
Georgia, prepzratious were making to chain and
feller some twelve ue fifteen oft bene deluded rctch
cs that there could be no etcapo, when one by a
sudden and energetic effort, succeeded in getting
from the gratp of those ir. whose possesion ho was,
raised a hammer, and inflicted a severe blow upon
the head of one ofthe guards gave the war-whoop
and then took to flight he was immediately shot
dead by a Mobile volunteer.and another bayonelted
who died in a few hours.
On the same evening Ihrco succeeded in esca
ping from tho guard ono wai on Thursday brought
into town undernrrest and while proceeding thro'
tho ilreet in i wigon, took a largo knife, cut his
throat and instantly expired. Such is the dciptra- 1
Hon of these beingi rather lhan be given to tho civil j
authorities of Georgia. '
Frlimth H'aihingtan Globe. j
Tbe following new Depoiito Banks have bean
appointed by the Treasury Department since our I
notice upon the subject last week ; j
Merchanta' Bank, New York.
Trenton Banking Company.
Northern Bank of Kentucky,
Pry Duel Coaipaoy,N'cw-YorV,
0"'ft(lr. liitrllisri.ee.
M A R I A M 0 N K . '
It i Mid lint greit popular excitement prti ,
at Montreal, in consequence nf the awful durlo
siires of Maria Monk, recently published In New
ork,and an edition is nearly leady for the press
liamlaled into the language of tho Canadian French!
So much, are tho population there Impressed with
a belief that her statements arc true, (hit they havs
compelled tho Bishon to I. sir thn 'mh.... i.....
ted. which was to take pNce on the irtthmst. Ths
cominitleo wa to bo appointed by the Bishnp
lo consist of seven individual. three Catholic
Pricats, and two Prote.tant, whose feeling are
strongly prepoesed against Maria Monk. If all
her statements aro false, why not convince Iba
world of it, by having thn subject furly bju impar
tially investigated t Why not call Mnrii Monk
herself, to atlend llie examination of the committee!
She i anxious In gn under proper protection
will ho seen ky the loiter which fo!low.No half
way business will do. tl. Stntetman.
To the Kditor of the N. V. Sun :
Il i mentioned in your paper of yesterday mnr
ning. that the Bishop of Montreal ha ordered the
lintel Dieti Nunnery (my late prison) to bo opened
to the inspection of corlam individuals of that city,
I am sorrv thai the invitation una tmi n.i.m.ln.l i.,
mysolf, and time enough allowed to permit my tra.
veiling in uanaila in season to ho preenU I di.
nir nothing much a an opportunity to go thro!
that edifico with s company of Catholics and Pro
testaiits, under reasonablo security of liberty and
lite. But this was denied mo when I visited that
city in August 19a.r, and is not granted to mo
now.
f .1.-. ... ....
i rejoicn unit my enemies, mo .Montreal Kcclf.
sins-tic, havo at last constntea to submit to the
teat I have proposed an examination of thn Nun
nery. But I appeal lo thu peoplu oflho U. Slates
(whose freo institutions havo enabled me to toll of
my wrongs,) ami nak, in it not reasonable that ths
examination should ho fairly and thoroughly made J
The Protestant clergyman mentioned by yon, ia an
open and avowed disbeliever in tnj book. I pro
test against an examination to bu conducted only
by persons hostile lo tne, or prejudiced against inc.
I havo many friends in Montreal one, at lcatt,
should go into tho Nunnery.
Most earnestly I protest beforehand against tho
admission of Roman Priests, and tho following cit
izens of Montreal. I havo objections tn mako a
gainst receiving tlio evidence of the latter which
would bo perfectly saUsfuctory to tho pooplu uf the
United Stales viz : Messrs Pouqui, Bingham, 0'
Tullivan, Topior, Boudri, anil Brnrcau. I may not
hnvo spelt ali of those names right but the Indi
viduals I kuuw.
If there is any report mudo, it will probably ba
a general one. Such, however, will not bo satu
factory. If the peoplo of thii country aro told that
the visitors wcro not satisfied, I hopo they will be
told what they saw as well aB whut they did not
sec. I am perfectly well sutisficd that things art
taking such a course.
Yours, with rcspeet, M. Moke.
Gen. Scott. Public feeling is beginning to Jo
justice to this brave nod okilTuI officer. At a late
dinner, Governor Schley of Georgia treated him in
a most complimentary manner. At another dinner,
Gon. Slielton of South Carolina, who vvna unablo
to attend the dinner from the effect of a wound re
cnived in killing an Indian chief sent the following
toast :
Wen. IHiificlJ ScoK. The accomplished gentle
man, tho gallant and oncrgctic officer. Let 'tho
responsibility' of the lute Florida campaign rcit
whom it is due; inefficient measures on the part of
tho 'Governmen'.' on tho ono hand, and tho iinbo
cilo unmilitary conduct of Gen. Gainos on tho other.
Tho Horn of Chippewa ind Bridgnwalcr, mayjuit
ly oxclairn to all those tingratful clamor, 'cease
viper, yon biteagnimit a file.'
On no former occasion havo we had tho melan
choly ti.sk of recording so many tokens of respoct
for tho memory of tho deceased associates,hy their
surviving brother officcrs.as fall at our lot this day.
By reference to our communication head il will bo
seen that in no lee than three instances they have
been called upon lo mourn the loss of n companion
inarms.and to sympalhiso with sorrowing relatives
w idows and orphans all, too,at posts distant from
each other and from tho scat of government ; thoy
are Bvt. Liout. Col Heileman, 2d artillery, ia
Florida ; Bvt Major O. Ransom, 2d infantry, at
Fort Gra'.iot ; and Captain T. J. Harrison.at Fort
Jcssup.
Doath and resignations are fast thinning (he ranki
of our army, and at the present ralo it will require
but a few years to Introduce an entire new genera
tion into tho service.
Tho reinakabln apothegm of Mr Jefferson "few
die, none resign" unfortunately duos not hold good
with the army ofthe present day.
It is stated that Col. Heileman has left a widow
and six children the cldcs. only eight years of age,
wholly dependant upon the charity of the world; as
ho did not die in Initio, or of wounds or injuries
sustained in battle, they aro cut off from tho bea
fits of the law granting pensions ; but as hi death
was unquestionably caused by exposure to a tropi
cal Kun.in a gallant and successful discharge of his
duty, may we not indulge Impo thatCongresa will
extend that relief in thia caac, ao much needed and
so well merited. Col II, did nutlivo to huar ofthe
honor conferred upon him by tho President in con
sideration of his gallantry.
Lieut. Wheolock, who wai in tho same battle in
which Col, Heileman distinguished hiineif,died by
his own hand, as we learn from tho St. Auguitino
Herald, His exposure brought on a fuvcr.and in a
moment of delirium he shot himself with ptatol.
Major Ransom was found dead in hia bed, on the
morning of tho 3J Inst, having been apparontly in,
tho enjoyment of excellent health the day previous.
Army and fi'ury Clironicle.
lhll'oernle Sukidt A Miss Austin, reiiding at
Woonsockct Falls, R. I, committed suicide on Sat
urday last, by taking arsenic. After abe had swal
lowed an ounce in broken doses on a lemon, alio
informed tho family what alio had done and then
resolutely refused all remedies. She had gooo In
to tho commission (f tho foolish and rath act with
the utmost deliberation; having previously prepar
ed all her grave clothe. She was eighteen yeira
of age, and had sustained an unblemished character.
No cause is assigned for tbe deed, TVcy Whig.
A vein ofrich copper ore his bern dueoiercd in
Oin2 county, V. jO ), .,dt anJ nultilosr.

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