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" Vu StcamUut sxphiion and loss ojUfr' .o llowing iu I'.ii extrur.t of u lcttcr from iiii . flieorofthu 7tli I nf;mtry . Corpus (Jliristi, Toxas, Scpt. 12, Mr. Dcnr Sir : Gloom likcn pall hnnga ovcr oiir wholc carnp. Thc sfcamor Dny- loi), whilo oii lier fnun this to Arnnsns to-dav, burst hor boiler whmi about fil'teeu miles from horo, nnd snnk in ciglit fect watcr. Sovcn pcrsonn wcro Iiillcd, nnd sovcntccn injnri'il. Amnng thu killcd wcro Ijieiiteiiunts lliyyina and licrr y, of, tholth Iiifuntry ; llic oiho.r iiiunes 1 do not know, somo ofthc bodics not yet linving bocn fotiud. Thcso, thougli wure a!l the ofiiccrs, Thu cxplosion (ook placo nt lialf past 12 o'elock, in day-timc, nnd Dr Chitten den, who was on lioard, slightly injured, infonnii mc that slio snnk in fiftecn inin ntos aftor, and as tlio wont down (covcrcd by tlio water) nnnthcr boiler oxpl-oded, witli u inoat torific ropori. Anotlicr body (dcck hand,) liad just becn brouglit in. Lettcrs of a subsequent day stato lliat iho bodics of nll thosc lost had beon rc oovered. Oiicofllic woundrd, a colorcd dock hand, died llic next d.iy; tlie otbcr sixteen wcro lcss injurcd tban was at first npprclipndod, and no fears wcro cntcr taincd for thcm. We trust tlio uumber killed will not cxccd cigbt. Thcrp. is no iinportant ncus from tlio arniy undcr G'en. Taylor. 'J'lio Gcncral J wntcs tliat lic cnnceives liimsclf strong enongli to wiihstnnd any attack wliich tlic Mexicans at Matnmoras inay ufl'cct to makc npon Iiim; and as somi ns lic re ceivc3 furtbcr rcinforccments of rcgular tronpp, he is dotcimincd to scnd back to New Orleans tlic two gallanl coinpauics jf voluntecrs who aishcd to his ftnndnid On tlic nioniiiig of tlic Mtb inst. a company of tradors nrrivcd nt Gn. Tny lor's ciunp. Thcy rcpurtod tlmt tliey liad sccn williin two days inarch of tlic carnp, nbout two hundred Lnppnns and as inany Cuinanchcs on their way to Mutamorns, (by inviialhn from Mexico) to join tlic forccs to bc dirccted agaiust (jlcn. Tay lor. The ropart of thc tradors was but half crcditcd. Lands in Tcvus. Tlic Tcxas Convon tion adoptcd an act on tlic 17lli August dcclaring, tliat as vaiious contrncts liad been pntcrpd iuto by thc Prcident ol Texas with divcrse individuals, with thc exprcssod intcntion of coloniziiig an e normous amotint of thc puLI.'c domam of. Tcxas. and furthcr said contracts nrc iincoiistitutional, and, thcrcfore, oid from the boginiiing, and if carricd out would operaicns a tnonopoly of uppwarda of a inillion of acrcs of the public domain of Tcxas, in thc hands of a fuw individnals wlion, in trntli, as U saiil, thc citizen foldiers and credilors of the ltcpublic of Tcxas liad, by ihe laws and constitution ofsaid Rppjblic, a clcar and indi&putnble i ))renotibiy subsiiting right to locatc upon public domain thus aitemptcd to bc asiign cd to said contractord ht. Thcy, therclorc.cnact, Tliat it sliall bc tlic dnty of thc Atlorncy Gcncral ol tr.is State, or thc J)istrict in wbich any porlion of thc colonics inay bcsitnatcd, as soon as thc orgaiiization of thc Statc shall bc complptcd, to institute lpgnl prococd mjs agaiust nll colony contractors, Scc.'kc. Thc bill providcs for thc protcction of aclual sctllurs. j 2d. That thu Legislauirc is restraincd from cMcndiiig any contract for scttling a a colony, and from rclioving a contraftor from thc failiirc of thc eonditions, or thc forfeiturc accriiing from thc nnii-i'.oinpli-nncc witli the contract. 3d. That this Ordinancc shall bc prc scntcd to thc pcoplc for thcir adoption or rcjcciion at the saine time this Cotistitn tion shall pc prcseiitcd to thcm, and thc rctnrns of thc votc taketi on this Ordin nnco, clc, clc. JL'DGEOFTllE SUPIIEMK COURT. We anuouncc with grcat plcasurc thc nppoiiilniciit of IIou. Euvi WooDiibitY to thc vacancy on thc bench of tlic Supi cmo Courtof the Unitpd Stalcs, causcd by thu doalh of Judgc Story. It is a high trusl likc that of thc President of thc Unitcd Statcs, ncither to bc sought or dcclincd. Mr Woodbury has not sought it and the couulry, rctpiires that hc should not dc clinc it. His position, ability, cxpcriencc, soundness and prc-cniiucnt fitncss for thc office, dircctcd all cycs towards liim as thi: man assoon as the vacancy occurrcd, and hc has rcccivcd thc appointnicnl, as it should only be made in such casc, from tlio sponlaineous action of thc appointing powcr. Thc promptness with wliich iho President has made tlic sc'ccliclion rcn dcrs it a still highcr trihutc tothc position of Mr Woodbury, ns thcsafcst and sound cst constitutional lawycr to whoni sogiavo .1 trust conld bc coniinittcd. That hc will acopt it, under such circumstanccs, wc cauiiot doubt; for thougli it scvcra him from direct political action in thc field.lhe finbiiict, or tlic scnate chambcr, iu all of wliich hc iias stood unsurpassed, it nover thclcss rcscrvcs his prcut abilitics aud souinl principlcs for the scrviceoftlio pco . I plc at a poinl whcrc, morc thau at any other n our iustitutious, is requircd n fear oj3 3cnlincl to guanl tlievr constitutional ( on rights. This considoration recoticilet! ns to thc! tratiafcr of Wr Woodbtiry Irotn tlio si'iintoj o IhP bjhulj; and in liis appointmcnt ue, ciHi congriiiuiuu not n party mcrciy, uui the wholu peopletlmt 0110 so diguificd in nianncr and courlcniis in deporlnicul, so alilc iu learning nnd yosmind iti doct-inc, hns Iippii selertri! In siinnlv lllO placo (if iU(,,0 g,,,, with the Now Eng- land Imr, of all parlic.--, wo belicvc thc ap poiutnicnt will bc inoro iiccpplable thau that of any lawyrr who coiild have Ijpimi scloclpd in tlio oircuil, holding politicnl vicws in arcordaiico wilh thc ntitional rul ininistralion. tlSiislon I'osl. JUDCU WOODBURY". On Mr Woodbury's appoiutiiipiit to the Ilench of the Unitrd Slaics SuprcniR Uoiirt, ihoNutbnal liilclligcmcr, a polit ical opponctit, makcslhi! lo'.lowing obscr valions: "Mr Woodbury has bcon for hvonly jcars iu thc Gcncral Goverumeut firsl as seuator afterwards for sevcral ycais Scc retary of thc Navy, aftpnvards, for sevcr al ycars Sccrctary of thc Treasury, aud again Scnntor from New llainpsbire, siic ccediug in that ofHcc Mr Ilubbard. 13c foro crttcriiig iuto thc Gcncral Got crnmcnt he liad bcpn Gocrnor of hisown Stnto,mid we bchcvc a jutlgc iu thc highcst court of ih-it Statc. 11c has Imd all thc advantagcs tliproforo, wliich would bc derivcd from cxleusivc pxppricncc iu public affairs, in tlic course of uliicli hc inust havc iicqtiirod a pcrfcct knowlcdgc ofthc laws of thc U nitcd Statps. Wo do not know that a bcltcr nppniul mcnt could havc benn cxpcclcd undcr all thc circumstanccs, to thc vacancy in (iies tinn." T H E AGE TiTirusD.vv kvi:xix;, oct. ipi." TO TIIE J'.O Tll O NS O F TI1 E WOODSTOCK AGE. 1 he Auc cstablisliinctit will iiass iuto otbcr hantls aftcr Nunilicr 237; ou iho (ill of Xcncmbcr; s-ix nionths iuto thc prcscni vol. All pcrsoii)' indebteil to nio in any way will find it for their convenicnce to pay mc beforc I leavp thc cnnccin, ns, if llicre should hnppen to bccrrorsin myaccounis, thcy will fnid it less diflicull to correct thcm witli mo than witli a third pcrson. Tlio prcsent subscribcrs tothc Ago w hear in iniud that thcy nrc nccoiinlablc to mc vp In No. 2SG, (inclusivc) si months iuto this, the (ith voluinc. 1 shall scnd out bills imuicdialoly eery mbscribcr will thcn know whai he is cxpcctcd to pay, somitime! ECF-Tlic bills will bc madcout at .?2,()0 a ycar biit I will fulfill- all agrecmcnls 1 havc made in rclatioii to thc pricc of the paper.and will takc at thc r iie of $1,50 perycar as fir back asNo. Q06, (inclusivc) a year and-a-half, if paymcnl be niado be fore 237 is i.isued. CIIARLES G. EASTMAN. Woodstock, Oct. 1, 18J.". Tlic Colleclnrtlii). Our roadors werc apprised, last wcck, that R. (I. Hopkin son, Esi ,of Dcrliy.had Ikcii appointed.by tlio President, Colloctor of thcCusloms lor the dislrict of Vormont, vicc A. W. Ilvdu. J's( resigiicd. Jiisticc to all parties rcquiiv us to say, that Col II., has aclcd wisely in tltis mattcr aud '.itli a patriolic ileiiro for peaco aud harmony. Many werc of thc opiuiou tlmt ns he had rctaincd thu.oflice a long time it ought uow to pass inlo othrr Inuds. This was thc only thing ihatcould bc urged agaiust him, and ho now rctircs, voluularily, from the ofiico rcspeclcd by all as a f.iiihful and genilcmauly ofiiccr aud by the party ns a dpinocrat who has nlways becn true to its grcat principlcs. It now remaius for the fricnds of all the candidates for Iho office, to givc thc suc cessful one an honorable nnd manly sup port. Put one caudidato, could, as a mat tcr of courso, succeed, and thc fricnds of, llic unsuccessfull oncs, iti- likcly.may fccl somcwhal disaipointud; Mill it is thc duty ofall now to forgct jiast f'oplings, and to uiiitc in sustaining Mr Ilopkinsou. .'? thangc haj becn eflcctcd nnd thosc who sought thul must now frcl sati.ifiad. Mr II. is a gpntlcriianly man hc undeistands thc dulics of his oflicc perfoctly nnd w ill dis chargc thcm to thc satisfnctiou of all rea sonablc pcoplc. PETTV PROSCRIP'PION. " Wc havc rcceived a long and sevcrc fir ticlo upon thc removnl of the latc Post Masler iu West Randolph, to makc room ! fora Polkitc. Proscription of this sort.on i scut him ii ccrtaiu quartcrs of llic Stato political grounds inorely, is small busiiicss us a bachdor. I wont vouch for thc truth for the national Govcrnmcnt, nnd our nd- of this, thougli coming in n shapo that is vico to the fricnds ofthc latc postinastcr is, vcry plausihlc. At nll cvcnta his popu uot to niaguify ihis petty spccimcn of par- larity with the ladies may carry thc clec ly spite hy public conijilaint. Lct thuiu bido thcir timc." U atcliman. No snoncr in '310, had old Tip sealcd liimsclf ui thc Picsidcntial chair llian this, satno "proscriplion," wliich tlie Watch-I man is now plcascd to denoniiiintc "small busiiicss" was conimcrccd hy "thc tional Govcrnmcnt," in Vermont on "po- bolh ofthis Parish. Tho majorily of litical grounds." Among thc first that fclt 1 Polk ovcr Clav in the Prcsidcntial clcc tho axe wus that of E. C. Holmcs, Esq., tmn iu thc district was six hundred. Thc (InniiH'r.lllR iiostinasler nt Wpst 1t:nwln!nll 1 t,uw.,vb iiiuwii uijtujuu ui Mti.(.uaa. Mr Holmcs was a dcmocrat hc wps rc- Wo havc had uno or two ducls here rc movedby tho -oon "National Govcrnmcnt"! ccntly tlmt for a timo produccd considcr- political grounds to makc room for ! K. Ilobart That was htg buine3a' Mr Hobnrt, ts row romnvpil by n chvun'atic 'N-tiotiul Giivcrnnn:iit" to ii'ako ruom for u diiiiiocral that is "tniutt liiisiiiP.ss. Hm onti wiirl: nf nrnHcrinttnn T HL II Hl w V" - j- - wns going forward in 11)10; whcn thc dcm ncrats wcro draugod from tlicanuillcft and nmtt inconsidprablc oflicps in thc stalc and inudo tosnPr.r ik'capitation "on political grotinda incrcly;" whcn.in all thc and was hcnrd iiooiliorMHindsthan thocry "olTwith his lipad,"niid thc r.hiigd thc axo as il obcy ed tlicordcrjwhpn.a? thcre wns foitnil inoro hentls than cotild bc cartod away and do ccntly btirricd, ihpy slackcir thcm up in tlio high ways and at tlio cornors of thc .strects asynu inay scc cannou balls stack od up at our navy yards, wo said Ui aur fricnds, "let thcm bide thcir timc." Thcir tnno has comp, and by thc right artn of old .IcfTcrsoti! thc nicasnrc that was mi mcrci-lcs.-ly incclod ont to us shall ho incetcd out to thcm witli compoiind i uler cwt . KRRATA. FCPThc call in our papcr last wcck for a Pinkoye "Temperance Convtntion" should havc rcad TUKSDAY thu 7lh of October, instead of Tluirsday the Oth. fCpWnuted at tltis Office hnmcdiakltj, a boy from 17 to 18 ycars old, to lcnrntho priiitci's trade. If npnlication is niade soon a first ratc cliancc will hc givcn. Scc prospcclus of iho New York Daily Glohc wliich wo publish, Lcvi 1). Slnmio, is its cditor, and no highcr coniplimciit could bepaid to n dt.mocratic papcr. Thc Pcnnsylvanian spcaks our mind c-g-g-zncl l.v- ' "Thccditor is Iho wpll-known Lcvi D. Slamm, whose rcputation as an nble nnd fearless writcr, nud whosc serviccs in thc latc campaigu, in wbich hc was onoofllio inost indcfntigablo aud constniit nctors havc cudenred him tothc dcniocracy ce rywherc. "Thc Glohc" is just such a pa pcr as hc cxpcctcd our fricud Slainm to prinl. llold, thoroiigh aud straighl-lor- ward, it lakcs hold of jjrcat qurstions iu such a iiianupr as lo aroutc thc fpelings of i:s rcadcrs. Thc Globe is rndically right iu its dcniocracy and most fearless in the utterancc ol his viens. It cuunot fuil to succccd. Indccd, wo h.ivc lcarued that the hopes of iu fricnds arc being liaud- somcly roalizedby itsdaily incrcasiug cir- culation and pnpularily." 'I rcly upon thc ttatemcnts of thc Iios ton Adas,' said n coon. 'I don't doubt it,' rcplicd a demncrat, 'for that papcr will Hc and upon that you'l rt-lio.' Pointc Caupcc, La., Aug. 28, Mo. Dr,.n Snn Thc political cxcileiivnt prcvailing just nowin L-i. canbc cqtiallcd only iu 't. Tho stibjcct of Railroads secms lo havc movcd the blood of tho the J'ilgriins lo inoro than an unusual dc greo of cxcitation. Of courso I judgc froai thc papcr.s I havo sccn from tha'. quartcr. Ihpy tall; vcry indiguanily and vory cloqueutly aboul the inoveiuciils of thc 'iron horsr,' or rathcr aboul thc Jock rys who put him in inolion. Ilcre Iho coining Gubernatorial clection cxcilcs our citizons (I'll hazard thc assertion) as iniich ns the spccial privilcges conlcred by Railroad chaitcrs docs yours. Tho candidates arc out electionecnng. At the North that scrvicc is pcrfoimcd by ihe fric-nds of thc nominees. At tlio South' it is douo by tho nomince3 thcm- selves. Thov go nbout tho Stato, takc cvery man by thu butlon, urgu thcir own claims nnd for his suppoit with the ut most non chalancc, Il is vcry problem- atical how the olcction will tcrmiualc. Plio candid.ilps, Johnson nnd Dcbuys, are verv popular (thc forinor tho caudi- datc of thc Dcmocrats, ihe lattcr of thc Whigs) Unquestionably thc strongest mcn of iher rcspcctivo parties. .lohnson U one of tli3 .ludgcs of our Court, nnd a man whosc privntccharaclcr is bcyond all reproach. Dcbuys has hcld sevcral important olliccs undcr tho Stalc govern mcnt anc is a grcat favorito ofhis party. Therc are sevcral niinor circumstanccs conucctcd with tho chnractcr ofcacli cau didato tliat :cndcrs their chnnces ofsuc cess ncarly cqual. Kor examplo, Dc buys is a Crcole. That it is suppnscd will opratoin his fnvor. Tho Creoles iu locul olcctions, Kometiincs kioking out of tho trucps, to support onc of their own iiumbor, rcgardless of his polilics. As an ofl'set to this, Johnson who is n vcry finc looking man, is tlio idol of tho ladies. Paking advantago of this circiiinstaiifio, his party I hnvo hcard it hinted, rcpre tion in his favor. Thcir infliiancc you know is oninipotout. Thc candidates in thc congrcssional dislrict to stipply llu vaoniicy occosioncd bv thc dcath of .1. J JJawson. havo b ' caudidato ofihe Whigs is Tho. J. Cooley Na-Und ol tho Democrats" J. II. Ilurtnnnson WM,;,. l.-.i- n,,l 1. ..( ablo sensattoii. Thoy happencd vcrv opportunc For thc continucd hot vicalli- or hnd tlirown cvcrvbndv into a inato ol toipidiiy and an uarilupiako, a duol or sonioihing wus ubsolulidy nocessury to impnrl soinc dcgruo of anitnation. Onc of tho incctings was had by two belligcr ont Pliysicious, Theso brothcrs'of Iho Inucct displayod I ain (old considernblc courago on iho fleld. Thcy fought with riflcs at tho dislancc of lliirly paccs. Thcy fircd but onceitnd jikc iho resull of thu Iriahiiinn's row, thcro wcs "nobody kill nor nobody hurl." Thcy tcll in Ivcu tucky a good story of Tom Mnrslinll's once linving n crontrnv,ersy witli n land lord iu Loxiuglon wliich ncnrly resultod in an nppcal to arius, It was at thc timc whon Mrrsha.I was vcry intoinpcratc. Ho had becn out on a frolic and somo ic- mark wliich tho landloid, who by tho way had becn I'ornicrly a barbcr, made, put him in a passion,, "Sir," said hc, 'it is bcuoiith niy dignity to Imvo a difli- ctilly wiih a d d barbcr, bulyou aro rc ccivcd iuto sociely hcrc as a goutloman aud I snppose I itiust trent you ns such. now sclcct your wcapon, 1 ni rcady to moot you with nnylhing from thu point of a nccdlc to thc mouth of a cnuiion, ay, with a ruzor thc propcr symbol of your profos'ion." "Mr Marshall," rcplicd thc landloid, "il is oxlrcuicly fortunato that you was not bred a bnrbcr. If you had becn you ncvcr would havc riscn abovo your condition." A good night's rcsl or somc olhcr catiso wliich iny informant did not mention, coolcd Tom's warlikc fecl- ings and thc razor was not put in requisi tinn, Asidc from thc morality ofthc thing I thiuk diiclling a very valuable iustitu tion. In a coinmunity of gossps its nbso lutcly ncccssary. It chccks that dispo sition lo slander und dctract, wliich somc ininds unfoitunately posscss. I a Court of Jiisticcs thc coilc of honur is invaluablc. Il docs more to rcstrain its mcmbcrs willi in tho bojudsof deccncy and propricty than all Ihe rulcs ofall the Chcsterfields thc world ovcr produccd. The latc Convcntion liowcvcr thoughl difTercnlly. Thcy inscrlcd an artielc in thc Constitution, dcclaring' "that any indi vidual who shall scnd or rcceivo a chal lcngc to lighl a duel, or any pcrson who shall act as sccond in any ducl, shall hc disquallificd to votc or hold any oflicc of profilor Irusl uudcr this Constitution." This will provo cfl'uctual, No onc will he found, to subjcct liimsclf to thcsccivil disabilitius, in ordcr to obtnin satisfaclion fnr an nflront. Plantcrs aro now busily cngagcd iu pickiug cotton. Thc crop in this viciuily is cxtrcinuly finc. Aflcld of collon is a (cry beautiful sight. Thc ttalks arc about as high as your hcad (I can't think of any otbcr standard of com parison, aftcr somc niiuiitcs of rcflcclion) iih hranchcs extending from tho bottom to thc top. Thosc branches contaiu thc balls. Whcn they opcn nnd display thc cotton, a licld looks nl a distnnco like a forcst of white yose buslics. Tho vcath cr is exlrctnely hot aud wc havc thc no vcry agrccahlc prospcct of ils not nio'der ating inuch for a month to comc. Trulv Yourj. "rCPlt is snid that thc Pricsis in Irc land cxhibit two sculls of St. Paliick onc lliat was his whcn a little by, thc otb cr that of old agc. Smtiitics of Otld IVlutrship. The Grand Eodgc ofthc U. S. closcd its nn- uual session at Baltimore, Thursday cvcn- mg last. The Grand Siro rcports that wiil. somo few cxccplions, all thc Loilgcs aud Eiicainpincnts arc in a stato of pros perity. The incrcasc of Eodgcs and nieinbcrs has becn very grcat during thc je.ir, and now thcro nre about 1000 lodg cs under tho Grand Lodgc ofthc U. S., and upwards of 100,0110 mcmbcrs. Thc Ordcr has beon established in Vermont. Gand Lodgcs havo likewiso been char tcrcd in Michigan, und iu Canada. A Grand Lodgc has forsoiye timo cxisted iu Tcxas. Thc WnmUring Jiw. Part Sccond ol Iho Wandering Juw, by Eugcne Sue, has just becn is.Micd iu a ncat volnmo, wliich conijilclcs this popular work. NEW IIAMPSI IIRE KEECTION. I'he Boston Post has' rciurns for Mcin bers of Congress from 1215 towus; com- pareu wiiu llic votc in llic satue towns iu Mnrclilasl thcy foot up as follows: Si:i'Ti:i nr.it. (looiltciii. IJalc. Woodbury. G,!)17 5.GG3 11,571 Makcii. d'lwilwiii. lluh; Woodbury. 10,187 4,014 M.55I Goodwin nnd llalc ovcr Woodbury, l,00S;do. iu Mareh, 281; Woodbury's oss727. Tho New Ilampshire Patriot claini3 thc clection of Woodbury. Therc is a gctillcman iu llns city who has takcn out a palc.it lor pctrifyit.g dcad : hod.es. or ahnost nnv olhcr substanco of a similar naturc. Thu body aftcr somo proparntion, is immcrscd in a liquid that in thc. shtirt siacc of fourtccn days w ill rcn dcr it as solid ns a rock of marblc. The cost is but Irifling cotnparud wiih the Inst ing bciiefit rcndcrcd to thosc who inay wish lo prcscrve nnd look upon deparlcd Iriends. Ilcinformsus that a boquct of frosh flowors imuicrtrcd in the liquid will in a few days, bo as sol.d and durablc ns thougli thcy werc cut out of marblc. ' Troy Budgctt Vi c iimki:.laiid that Mr MaLanii's ro ccptiou in lCugland, public as wcll ns pri valc, has becn mtist grutifying to him and cnniplinienlnry to our govornment nnd Pi",aiipnt; for, aftcr nll, iu spilo of our own dcmocrncy, tho stntpstnen ol Eng land choosc to rogard our ininister ralhcr as an ambassador, rcprescnling tho pcr son of the sovcreign. Mr McLano's re ccplimi by thc Q,ucnn hersclf, is said to havc Iipcii most gracious, nnd accompa uicd with unusual exprcssioua of rcspcr.l for nnr govcrnnicnt and chicf magislralc. A lellcr from uu iiitcHicrcnt Kiilishuiau says that Amcrican ihings arc looking bcl tcr, and ihe pcoplo are rccovcring from thcir scnlcss chmor wliich the f.mf.iicism of polilics had c.rcated in regard to Amcr ican Aflairn, Uiiioii. TIip Ilon, Louis P.'ijiincau, o.x-spcnker of'lhe lioiisc of assembly ol Lowcr Cana da, rcturued from Europc iu thc Britnnia, on I'Ytday last, and put up at the Trcmont lioiisc. Eor his councclion witli tho Ca nadian insurroclion iu 1837, ho was in dicled for (rcason, and allcr his flight,was oiiilawod, aud has passcd ncarly ciglit jcars of cxilc iu Paris, whcrc he has been ciiL'iigpd in literary piirsuils, chicfly iu rc latioii to hislory and political scicnce. On Saturday, ho look 1ns dcparluro for New Yoik, cn rontc for Motrcal, whcrc his fam ily rcsiinicd thcir residcnco about n ycar miicc. Ile docs not retiirn tituler any for inal promisc of pardmi and rcsloralion lo his civil rights, but rclics upon thc.liope, (thc angry passions eiigendcred by thc rc voll having subsidcd iu n great dprce)thal thc govcrnnicnt will not rcvivc thc persc culion wliich was commeuccd agaiust hiin. Ile is probably thc hc.-t informed man npon Cauadian afl'airs, nnd the carly his lory of tho Freucli colonics, in this or any olhcr cnur.try. lloston YokI. A ihw Uiimblk. A projcct for ctnigra tion to Califoruia has becn conceivcd in Arkansas, somc ofthc detnils of wbich we find iu thc Lililo Bock Gazctlc from thc pcn ofMr I). G. W. Lcnvilt, of Napoleon Thc iiirposo of thc projpclora is lo raise uoinpauy ol one ihousand " a niinihe suflicient lo givc stahility anil pcrmrmcncy to thc seltlptncnt, apd also g'nc it a com uiandin; infiiionc.c on the sparclv scltlcd coast." It is proposed lo pcnd llic fami lics and freiht of ihe cmigranls by sc Irom New Orlc.ins. Thc young men, and othtrs who prefer it, lo take the ovcrlan route from P'ort Sinith to Santa Fc, and llipnce le thc Pacific, wbich il is propnsrd to stiiko ncar thc bay of San l'ernando, in lat- !51 dcg., lliero lo nicct thc funilie going by water. A mio is thcn to be chns on, aftcr a thoroiigh cxploralion of the coast for a perinamcnt settlcmcnt. M hcnvitt cntcrs at lengih inlo the atlrnc tions and advanlacs wbich Califoruia holds out lo Wcstcrn mcn, aud prcdict lliat tcn ycars will scc ihe coast ofCalil'or :iia wcll seltled, and that beautiful cniintry "thc Grcat South Western lluiiublic ol North Aincrica." Oiltl Ovi'i'ins. Moscs n as a shcplicrd Noah was a fnrnuir,' Confiiciiis was a car )cnter; MahoniPt, called llic Prophet, was a drivcr of asse-: Mahcmct Ali was a bar ber; tho prusuni ucgro Empcror ol Moroc co was a pawnbtoker; Bcrnadottc, tho I ile Kinjf of Swcedcn, as a sui'neon iu tho garrisou of Mnriiniqim "Iipii thc Englis touk ilni island; ?.Iadamc Bernadottc was a washcrwoinan of Paris; Napoleon i cccndanl of an. obscurc family of Cor- sica, uas a tnajor whcn he inarried Jose phinc, tho daoghtsr of a tuhnccniiist crc ole ol'Martinique; Erankliu was a prinl' cr,1 President Doycr was a niiihftlo barbcr; President Polk was an iniikppppr; Oliver C'omwell was originally u brevcr; Pre.i dcnt T)lcr was a captain of militia; the stcpfathcr of Isahella, Qucn of Spain.'hiis band of Q.uecn Chrisiian, and hrolher-iu-lawoflhcKing ofNaples, was onco a bar kceperof a cnflce-room; Gen. Espatero was a vcslry clerk; Klng Christopher of IIa)li was a slaveofSt. Kitt's; tho resign ing President ofllayli was also a npgro slavc; Bolivnr was a druggisljGciioral Pacz was a cow kecper; Vasco da Gama was a sailor; Ooliimlius as a sailor. 1 ticre are at prctci:l in Portugal and Spain, Sev cral Dnkcs, Mraquiscs, Counts, Viscnuut.s and Durcuix, who wcro formerly cooks, sailors, barbers, coblcrs, swcepers auil tnu. latlos Thesc few but rcinarknblc facts of nn nnciciit nnd niodcrn hibtory nrc c nough for proviug that men and wcmeii from llic lowest clnss ofsocicty hac altain cd power, ciniiiencp, and cvcn throncs, and altars. Wliig Cdiisistcncy Many of the whig prints wbich rccontly supportcd Mr Clny for President, aro dcnounciiig tho projcct ofannexaiion on iho ground ofslavcry. vo 1110 !ic.ous couuucto.u oi incsc l,rinl!5 rgouen u.c .o.iow.iig passage iu u lcttcr wrilteu by Mr Clay in October lasl? "I do not think tlmt thc subjcct of Slnv cry ought to afl'ucttho qiiustion Annox ation onc wny or tho -011101'. Whcther Tcxas bo indepejident or incorporatcd in thc Unitcd Stnics, I do not bcliovo it will proloug or shorten tlic duration of lliat iiislitution. It would bo unwiso to rcfusc a pcrinauc.it ncquisilion, wbich will oxist ns long as tho globo rc mains, on nccount of a tomporary institu-t.on." 'TIIE BRIDGE OF SIGIIS." IIV TIIE I.ATU TIIOMAS II001). Onc morc unfortunalo, Woary of broath, Rashly importunato, Gonc to hor dcath! Tak'o licr up tcndcrly, Lift licr with caro, Fnshion'd so slendcrly, Young nnd so fair! Look at hor garmenl3, CJiuging likc ccrcments; Whilst tho wavo constantly Drips from licr clothing; Tnko licr up instantly, Loving, uot loalhing. Touch hcr not scornfully; Think of hor mournfully, Gently and hiimanly, Not of tlie stains ol'her: All that rcmains of hcr, Now, is purc womanly. jIako no deup scruiiny, Inlo hcr mutiny, Rash and undutiful; P. st all dishonor, Dcath has lcfl on hor Only thc benuliful'. Slill for all slips of hcr's Onc of ICvc's faniily Vipe those poor lips of her's-, Oozing so clammily. Look up hcr tresscs, Escaped from the comb Hcr fair nuburn tresscs; Whilst wondermcnt gucssea, Whcro was hcr home? Who was hcr fathcrf VIl o was hcr mothor? Had shc n sistor? Had shc a brothcr? Or was th. rc a dcarcr one Still, nnd ncarcr ono Ycl, thau all nthcr? Alas! lor the raiity Of christian charity- Undcr tho sun! Oh! it wns pitiful! Near n whnlc city fu, Homo shc had nonc! Sisterly, brothorly, Falhcily, inolhcily Feelings had ehangcd: Love by harsh cvidcuce, Tlnown from its c'mincnce, Evou G'od's Providence , Secming cstrangcd. YI)ec the lamps quher So far in thc nver, With inauy a light, From window and casrmciit, From gnrrct to bnscnifnl, Sho stood, wiih nuinzcincnt, Houselcss, by nighi. Thu hlcak wind of Mnrch Made her treinhlu and shivcr; Ilut not llic daik nrch, Or tlie black ilowiug tiver; Mad I'l'oin lifc's hislory, (Had to dcath's mjFtcry, Swilt to bc liurlcd, A n y w 1 1 c re , a ny w 1 1 e r c , (Jut ofthis world ! In she plunged boldiy, No matter how coldly The roii2h nvcr lan, Ovor tho biiuk ol'it; Pictnrc it, think of it, Dissoluto Mau.' Lavo in it, drink of il, Thcn, if you can1 Take her up tcndcrly. Lift hcr with caro; Fashinn'd so idendpily, Young and so fair! Ei o hcr liinb" fiidgidly .Slifl'cu too rigidly, Decei'lly, kindly, Sinnoili and compnvo ificin; And hcr cyes olose lliein, Staring so blindly! Drcadfully slaring Through iiiuddy inipuriiy, As wh?n with tho daring Lost look of dcspairing, Fixed on futuiity. Pcriahly gloomily, Spurred by conlumcly (.'old Inhumanity, Buruing Insani.y, Inlo her rcsl! Cross hcr hands hiimbly, As ifpraying duiubly, Over hor brcnst! Owning her wcakness, Hcr cvil bi'havior; And lcaing with mcckncss, llnr sins to her.Savinr! IxiH'STIiV AXI) l.NTKOItlTV. Thei'C IS iiothing possiblc lo man wliich iudustry aud iutegriiy will not accomplish. The poor boy of jcslorday, so poor that adollnr was miracle in his own tision, hniiselcss.shoe- css, heardlc.-'s coinjiellcd to wnndcr on I'oot from villagc lo village, with his biin- dlo on his back, to procure labor nnd mcans of subsislaucc. has hccouic llic tal- cnled nnd lionornble young mnn to-day,hy thc powcr of his good right nrm, and tho polcnt influpncoof puro principlcs, firmly held and pcrpctunlly mnuitained. Whcn poverty, aud uhat the world calls digrnce, starcd him in thc face hc shudJcrcd not, but pressp.l onward, nnd exullcd most in high nnd gro.it cxertions in thc midst of ac cumulatcd disasturs aud cnlnmitins. Lct this man ho chcrishcd, for he honors his oountry nnd dijnifics his race. High blood what mnttcrs it if this courses not in his vcins? he is n frco born Amcrican, and. thercforo a sovcreign aud a princc. Wcalth what carcs hc for that so long as his hcart is purc, and his walfc upriglu? he kuows, and his counlry knows, that thc little finger of'ali honcst and upright young inan, is worth morc than thc wholo bodv of nn cfl'ctninatc nnd dishoncst rich