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AT II EX S POST. I. IV IN. Kililur iil Proprietor. '77-.7i.V-1'. ' .''''. ".'"'''' " ''"' mrn'. V..HI tiin: i'-l-i!iim' $-l.Win fj iii-mlli. or .f-'l "' f'f rriiiruliuii ul tirimr. fry. ,;, i,'jt: i- ilisrtiiitinuiil until tilt arrrar-t.-oart iiai-l, ii-l at tlu-i-ti-m of the l'vb- l.tT. t'tr tt-vmtinriiig Hie nanus" camliJaUs ur ijf.-x dish. VHII.NS I'Ull) AY, MAY IT. 1HSO. rr'-i- U" TllOM-CN. is the !lUlll()tiZH(l ?rm for the "IV'," in liie ciiy ol L5ulii-j wore, Ml. lUH'OUT oFtThT COMPROMISE roMMirn-.i:. Mr. ('lay imd' the ri'pnrl from ilin Com mittee of thirteen on the 8ih. TI.e rt-potl was drawn u;i by him. nnd its reailins in llie Senate is ran! to have been listoned to very attvniivi'ly. It is hIo saiil thin un expected an I derided npp" tion to it was inani'i s-trd en tlie p;;rl ol' oiiih Snutln-rn Si-ruitois. It lias hi en very evident lor some time thut lli'-rc are men ill the South, ns well lis tin-Nn!i, who are quite anxious the i) 1 ill cull v should tut be conipifimispil. The repott Ma-es ihe rews and enoehi-l "'.msnves lu,,v nutiionzeu ami com .i ,.. H. ...riontv ol the Comminee: J petenl 10 speak for the whole Eastern Ui- 1st. ThV reeo'ilineiol thai California he niltiiined as a i(te, nod with lK-r present houn larie-; hut iiiliin.ite ilia', at some In line lime, the .Suite may be divided, if found convenient an I (h-s r ih'e. 21. Th'-v recommend that territorial jjov ernmenis be ownied for drill and New Mexico, without I lie esla'nlisliment or in hibition ol slavery. The Committee sny that these territories, when Ihey become Krates, will probably lollow the example ol California, and prolnbii slavery. 3d. They offer a Wank sum lo Texas for a reduction of h' r Western and Southern Loiinda-y, and propose c nain limits ae cordieglv. y ileehire t!iut Coni-ress i bound" by the articles ol nnnexation, lo admit new .States from Texas, with her assent, wheiher they be slave holding 01 not, hut that il is inexpedient lur Congress lo lake I l.o initiative in pinposing them. 4lll. Tliev leeommend that Ihe measures above staled be all included in one bill, which is reported and marked A. Tub Tliev recommend that the la w 01 , 7'J'd for Ihe recapture of fugitive slaves be so amended as to he, with more certainty, en'orted. At Ihe same time, they pro pose to guard asuint-l all abuses, by a trial of the fuailive by n jury in the place whence he eloped. Tliev suggeM Ihe pro priety of itnl nixing owners of fugitives who cannot he n covered. I'.n, 'I'h f t niiiioii'ee rrconmiPnd that a law, formerly existms in Maryland for the j prohihi'ioll of the slave and enforced in lue I): trade, he adopted Ma-on, of Va lVrrien of Ga.. Clemens of Aln., Yuleeof F.unda, Doriand of Ar. Kansas, and Dawns ol Li., were uncom promisingly iioit.le in the whole scheme. fj-The W'.-uhitijtoii RcpuL'ic menttnns Messrs. Dell t-f Tennessee, Msngum of North Carolina, an 1 Dawson of Cieorgia, as anions the .Southern Senators in favor of Mr. Clay's coinpri 111 is . Cottos.- 'J'he mar!iei was very rj'.nel on Saturday. Sales C'W bales, at prices ranging from 1 1 to Vile Char. Courier, lUh. Sr. Loi is, Mav 7. There were 10 deaths to clay and 7 yes terday, and M'i for wnk ending- on Satur day all irom cho'eri. There is consider able alarm in consequence. The Methodist Cot.f. reive will probably I rise today on account of the epidemic. A Race Ciianck I i y reference in nn : B,t,,.;cc.mnni in t.!ni''u n.ioer. it will he seen that a large number of lots in Ihe ! .,f nln,bos Polk countv. will be offered lor sale on the first Monday of j July. Columbus is situated m ihe midst 1 t of a good section of country, immediately on the Iliwassee river, near the head ol navigation, and about twenty miles above nn.l .n.linn ft f AltllKlrH lltiniHl IHII'IV I ft, a itl Ti.tinese.-. and . '" lilt: lllllll ti' i': . - 1 1 1 Geotgia Railroad crosses that strer.m. j a c"''" : . .... , . 1 . 1 . 1 1 ' " 1 ho signs ro more cheering. Wo are The causes which have so much retarded 1 fcy of , , - inU.li;fPllt the growth and prosperity ol other towns (,1(,,1)l.rH ( Congress, that the great plat in East Tennessee, have nol been without (rn of rompromiso proposed by the Com- ibeir effect unon Columbus. Dut a new I stale of things is coming: upon our end of the Slate, and situated as Columbus is, on the hanks of a noble stream, in view or a rich mineral region, and within a half day's travel ol the Railroad, it will at no distant period Le a place of considerable business. flj-There has been no little complaint among the merchants of East Tennessee this spring at the manner in which busi ness has been conducted over the Georgia Hailroads. Goods have been misforwnrJ ed, delayed, extra charges made, and the devil to pay generally along the whole line. Packages that ought lo have reach, ed their destination months ago, are still behind, while several large lots of Bacon have been entirely lost. Now all this is the result of gross neglect or incompetency on the part ol the agents and others ap pointed to aitend to the business of the Roads. Il is certainly 10 the interest ol the Company that the business should be well attended to, and thai as l.tile delay a possible shoulJ occur in sending lorward freight. Complaints have been very gen eral' or late, and the facts ought to he brought 10 the notice of those whose duty it is to provide against the causes. The "go for damaged JJry Goods" is n grrat in New York at li.i season of the ye.r, thatcertiin ri'iv kn in the trade, who und.'r-tsn l t, rt of l.-.imhugging the pub-ti- re m'ti to din age th-ir goods by wet ton" theta n pufp6 to make litem scliJ THE NASHVILLE CONVENTION. We leiitn from the KnoxvtMe papers that a iiicetiii? was recently held i'.i ihai plai-p, to appoint delegates to the grent So'itheri) Cnnvpnlion, so called, which is to assemble at Nashville on the lirst ol June. This meetin!j is represented to have hern composed of comparatively hut few persons, lint succeeded in appointing a snodly number ol" delegates the list em bracing, probably, ihe names of more gen tlemen than . participated in the proceed ings ol ihe meeting, nml not more ihan one or two of whom will aitend the Con vention. Every thins is said to have "one oil' harmoniously nttribulahle, no doubt, 10 the la c I that small deliberative bodies are easily managed. It is also said thai the meeting was held 111 a rather retired place, remote from the noise and diffusion iiicnl. nl 10 a nioie public demonsirntion. If there have been any oilier mei tings held 011 Hie subject in East Tennessee, we have not heard of them. Dut that will make no sort ol' difference, ns the one or two delegates who may attend Iroui the Knox- ville concern will, ,11 view of the eireum- stances under which they were appointed, vision ol the State. The preamble and resolutions are lengthy, and we irive a short extract from the for mer that t ie reader may know that al though the number present was small, yet there was no link of ability ic put tilings in proper dress, The preamble commences: "We have arrived at a period in ihe po litical history of our country, when the fear of the patriot and ihe philanthropist limv well be excited, lest the noblest Inli ne of consiituiional Government on earth tuny, ere long, be laid in ruins by the ele ments 0! discord engendered by ihe un holy lust for power, and the fell spin! o1 fanaticism acting upon the minds of our brothers of the non-slnveholding stales, and that beneath lite ruins will be forever butied Ihe hopes of an admiring world for the political regeneration of enslaved mil lions " We would cheerfully extend the extract, but reckon the aLove will do for the reader at one silting. There was p.lso a meeting held ai Nash ville for the same purpose, which turned out a perfect flash in the pan as regarded any legitimate action in favor of the Con vention. In fact, all the attempts to inter est the people of Tennessee in behalf of this movement have proved decided fail- nrpc, anj We think by this time the nrita- 1 tors 0112I1I to be ! :ltv well satisfied that n)j, fur',he( (r,jrIj Q 'en(ls, hejr fwjnjjS Qr m;,.rt.presPnt ,ie (acI3 of ,iecaje i will prove useless. fT" Our friend of the Chattanooga Gi zet'e has a wonderful proclivity lor tnis.ip prehending, and seems disposed to con strue every remark about himself as an at tack on Chali.morrra. In his last he savs we want to ininre the nrosnects of Ihe : mod-l ci-v. and that our antipathy lo y,.,, yir.M.s possibly Bri:-es from Ihe fact that we i mav have blundered into one some Satur- , day night. It is true, Parliam and our sell used to go it pretty strong o Saturday nights, and the only difference between us j opposition, or the nturmurinss 01 uissatis in that respect now is, wecontrive to avoid I 'action on the part of disaffected and luke such things, while he is still liable lo floun- warm 'fiends. Willi an abiding confidence der into rny on of the numerous frog f in the good sense and justice of the Ameri- ponds, quagmires and marshes which are said lo beautify and adorn the precincts of, ' Chattanooga. Tuelve hundred und eighty-nine students vt - erp neilripiitntcd at tint vnriotm IVledieol Colleges in PiiihtdBtphia, at their lute wm- ...r session!.: and i.earlr five hundred 0f them graduated, and tire now seeking whom hoy limy kill in a legal way. Tim CoMPr.n.MtsE, The Washington Union, of Soturdoy last, gives tha follows rhoorjro' indication ol the Clearing up ul iniltee of J hirteen limy lie ultimniely oJop ted. The question has beer, postponed in the Seiiiito till Monday next, and made Ihe order for lint tiny. I3y thai period, it Ins been ii id minds of members, which yielded to tho impulses of thu moiiieut, will have tine; to cool, the report will have been more cnrcl'iiUv weiglic'l, n 11 J the measures pro-po-cd iti the bills may be mure seriously coiisedf red. 'Tinj minds of the people, too, will bo op. ned. mid I ho redox o the public setitl ineni would partially cou.o back to Wish' ingion. Feoekal CoL'ht. William Pennington, who was apprehended in November laft, for robbing the U. S. mail on the l'incaslle and Cumberland Gap route, a convicted at he recent session of the U, S. District Courl for tVesitrn Virginia, held in Wythe, vi'le. Judge Drokenbrongh presiding, and sentenced lo 10 years imprisonment in the penitentiary. Durinjr the past three or lour days, not less than 10110 rinigrauts of the .Mormon perstia sioo hnve passed this city on their way (o the Great Salt Lake. They are mostly Eng lish emigrants, and from appearances, quite intelligent as a body, and such would tmko good citizens in any country. Si. Louis Intelligencer. Somebody says that lie neer know a po litical abolitionist to put a negro into hi bej nor a poor man to obtain a premium at a lair where titer wis a rich ont to coutpcio ilh him. THE PRESIDENT. We believe no man who has occupied the Presidential Chair has been 1110' fiercely assailed than Gen. Taylor, and no man who has been elevated lo that distin guished position has given less cause (or offence, or more scrupulously confined himself to the legilimale duties of Ins of" (ice, or more religiously abstained from in lerfering with those belonging lo llie co-ordinate branches of ihe government. 1 el notwithstanding the high'and really tinox cepiioniible ground taken and maimaincd by 1 tie President from the commencement, almost every act of his Administration has been made cause of complaint, and in nM ny insiances of the most hitler and ma lignant denunciations. And we regret to add, that in some cases the arsaulis have been made by those who, n year or two since, were loud in his praise and clamor ous fur his election. Now why is this so? That ihe Democratic parlv, smarting un der a painful sense of defeat, should wage war against his Administration generally, was to be expected, hut perhaps nut in the reckless and senseless manner displayed even they were expected lo do julice oc- casiotnlly. But thai members of the par ly who look up Gen. Ta) lor and supported him lor Ihe Presidency with a full know ledge of his declared intentions in case ol election, should complain and find fault simply because those intentions and views have been thus lar religiously adhered to and faiihlully carried out, is more than we can comprehend or explain, Il was cer tainly not expected by any thai an indis criminate course of removal from office would he adopted, in the face ol the ex press declarations made on ihe subject during 1 ho Presidential canvass. This would have be n as preposterous as that sil ly proposition ol the Democrats, that Ihe President was morally bound io retain all members of ihpir patty holding office at the time of his inauguration. In view of the circumstances, llieie would be as much good sense and sound policy in the one course as in Ihe oilier, and Ihe failure lo adopt either furnishes no josl cause of complaint against the President or his Cab inet. But where ihere are so mativ aspirants lor public favors, with the profits annexed, there must always he some jealousies and disappointments, heart-burning1!, and no Itille grumbling. Il has been the case here tofore in the Democratic party it seems to be the case to a limited exlent in the Whig parly at this time. All cannot be accom modated with office, and the failure 10 ob tain it sometimes proves too severe a test for the parly devotion of the disappointed applicant. If a man, whether Whig or Democrat, is sincere in his political pro fessions, his private grievances will not in tprl.'te with his party relations or deter him from rendering a cheerful support to P"1' prin riptes and party measures If lh"wise, the sooner his sordidness is ",aile nia"l' better for those will. wnom nP mny P""se'y ac"S- The President however is not moved by the inccssnnt storm of abuse Iron) the can people, he is adhering strictly to the line of duty, and will continue lo do so to ihe bitter end. The Oi.mpho.mhk Uki'ort. In the Senate of the United States, 011 Thursday, Mr. cly ",I,VI,J 10 ,,llin UP 1,10 "i"" jesteruay oy 1111 seteci commuicc m .,..r teen, to udinil California s a Stute into the Union, to establish territorial govern merits for Utah end New Mexico, nnd mak ing proposals to Texas for the estnblisli metit of her wpstrrn and northern bounda ries," with a viciv lo sonic final dispo-ilion of it. The motion prevailed, and Iho bilj was then read a second time, and mndo the special order ol the day for following day. A GOViiUNOIiSHOT. The New-Orlcar.s Picayune of the 1st., has news from Metninorus, which states that 'a srrger.nl formerly belonging to Ihe command of Don Viiul Fernandez, and who was very much atlaclied to him, presented himself some- time since to the guard in charjo of the residence of the present Gov ernor of Tamaulipas, Don Jesus Cardenas, and under pretence of presenting a letter. prevailed on them to admit him to an inter, view with the Governor. After entering the chamber, he presented the pretended letter, and then, in full view of theGovcr, nor's own body guard, ho drew a revolver and shot Cardenas in two places, one ball entering the chest and the other the lower part of the abdomen; lie thru made his es cape by another door. It is said that Car denas was mortally wounded, although lie was slili alive tt last accounts." A lie is a breach of promise, for whoever seriously addresses his discourse lo another tacitly promise lo speak the truth, because he knows that the truth is expected. If the spring puts forth no blessoms, in summer there will be no beauty, and in au tumn no fruit so, it youth be trifled away without improvement, riper y?ars will be contemptible aud old age miserable. 'Six days (out of seven) shalt thou la bor." It is as much our duty to Isbor dur ing the aix dy of the week as to rest on tbe tevsiitb. THE GALPIIIN CLAIM. A Washington letter in Ihe New York Courier says: The Committee of Investigation in tho Gnlphin Claim are pursuing the most rigid ar.d searching system of inquiry, jtiot only into thu official fuels, but in regard lo eve rything otleiiding the passage of Iho Hill in Congress and its allowance before the x. ocutivo Di'imrtineiits. Sutlicienl evidence bus 11 1 ready been e'icited to r.vonornte the members of the Cabinet from impropriety, and to es'tibli-h, beyond all question, thai iho whole story originated in a malicious purpose of personal resentment ngninst lir. Crawford, because In! wus stern 111 enforc- I ing what he believed to bo the rules and rights of the military service. On this pojui ihe testimony between Ihe accuser and a number of persons referred lo, is in direct and positivii conllicl. Between Iho respec tive statements Ihere is no posihility of re conciliation consistent with truth or honor. The public will have to decide upon the weight of evidence. The examination yes terday resulted in establishing iho author ship of t ii r libellous letter in iho N. York Express which furnished tho Union' and its confederates with ihn ammunition for their slanders and imputations upon the Ca binetupon a person recently discharged from one of tho Departments for neglect of duty and other causes, which muy appear hereafter. 'J'he sumo correspondent, under date of the t'-")!h tilt., says; "The Conimiilee of Investigation on the 'dolphin claim' has shut iis doors finally. The testimony is closed, and Ihe witnesses must stand or foil, according lo Ihcir state. nients and character. Without pretending lo know very much of what has been de veloped, I undertake to say, tliti". something approaching to perjury or false witness us casuists may determine will be fixed in one quarter or another, when the documents tiro given lo the world. Charges have been made, which have not only failed to be sus tained, but which on disproved by every wilness indicated to justify the allegations. There en n bo no such misapprehension on such points. The partius accused are guil ty or the parties criminating, are perjured. One or the other of thoso extreme alterna tives is presented in the case now under remark, and there is no possibility of esi cope from tho resp msibility which involves. Mr. Burt will probably propose his Keport, in time to be submitted to the House early in the ensuin;; week. It will exonorale Mr. Crawford and every oilier member of the Cu- Litiel fully, and confound the calumniators, who Imvo endeavored, by misrepresentation to prejudice the public mind." THE WASHINGTON UNION AND MR. CLAY. We last week published a most compli mentary noti.e ol Mr. Clay from theCharlcs. ton Mercury. Below will be found a para graph from the Washington Union in res ponse, Tho Editor says: 'In conclu-ion, wo would nut do justice to ojr own feelings did we not applaud the noble tribute which the Mercury pays ihe eminent statesman of the West. Such tri butes are alike honorable to him who re ceives nnd to him who pays them. Mr, Cloy has won many laurels in past times, but be has won none in his long and distinguish, ed career of which his friends should be more proud than those which aro now wo ven around his brow, for the patriotic course he has pursued during the present session. They will grace his declining years, ond he fresh in Iho memnrv of the people long nf ter nil that is mortal of the groat orator will Imvo mingled with dust und ashes. Wu, of course, hive no roferunce to any ambitious aspirations which soiun of his friends may have formed fur him. Il is nut certain lint .Mr. Clay w iuld again aspire to thu presidency, full of thorns us it always is at any tr.no of any man's life; hut at his time of life the honor is less to be coveted, while the burden of the responsibility is less ea-y to be borne. Far hotter for any iiinn lo deserve tho unenviable distinction than lo win it, and far nobler lo be culled the friend of his country than its Presi dent." In giving the above, the Editor of the Bal timore Patriot very truthfully and pointedly remarks: 'That such plain, veritable and appro priate sentiments should be imbedded in the heart of the editor of the Union is not sur- stirprising, but thai he should hive the fair nc-s and firmness to publish them to the world, is really feo unexpected thai we copy them with great pleasure, as they no doubt speak tho true, unequivocal sentiment of that journal." THE DIGNITY OF LABOR. "A people's treasure is in uveful labor; there is no wealth, and can bo none, but what it creates. Every good, great or small, is purchased by it. Savages wild bound less territories and fertile lands, are indi gent and often deslituio because they work not. A single day's labor of a peasant or a mechanic, tends to relieve human wants, and increase human comforts. It produces that which is not to be hid without it, and to which ton of glittering ore can contri bute nothing. In fine there is no wealth but labor tio enjoyments but what are de rived from it.' The Book of Es her bas ten chapters but neither the word Lord or God appears in it. FUOM WASHINGTON. Washington, May 4. The return of Chevalier de Bodisco to his post, as Envoy from Kiissio to the United Stales, is highly gratifying l our citizens, among whom bo i popular. For a num ber of years Ihere has not been a more in telligent and respectable representation of foreign powers here, than at present. Thu President had his last reception, Tor the. season, last night; and. from nine lill eleven tho rooms were well thronged. I am informed that the Compromiso Com. mitleo will be ready to report on Tuesday, the 7th. Every essential point is consider ed as settled, except tho boundary to he proposed lo Texas, and the sum lo bo oiler, ed to her. It is determined to embrace, in one bill, every thing iluit. relates to the gov ernment of territory acquired from Mexico Tho Senolo will net separate these mea sures, hut an attempt to do it will he mode, and. perhaps successfully, in the House. There is lo bn a severe struggle, but the bn licf is that, ofier a conference betw een the two Houses, the linn determination of the Si.'llil'o will prevail. Should Iho House succeed in separating the three measure, nothing will bo settled tit this session, for nothing but the bill u! milting Culilornia will, in that case, pass the House. There is much feeling still on the subject of the several Committees of Investigation of the House. It is believed thai Ihey will report fu'ly and explicitly on nil the points of iho investigation of which they were charged, ond thus put tho charges rigain-l iho Secretaries tit rest. From all that we can learn, we are dispos sed to btdieve that the evidence of .Mr. Pi. J. Walker, and of the late Comptroller. Mr McCiillom. went to substantiate the justice of llie Galphiu claim for ttitcrcst'ind 1 1 ut t the evidence of Mr. Meredith, mid of Mr. Ile verdy Johnson, completely vindicated Mr. Crawford from the sii -position that he had used Ins ollicial or personal influence in pro curing tho ullowance of the c'nim. Vahixuton, May 11. Tho Galphin c'.ui:n Committee are, at Ichgth, ready to report, Mr. Burt, the Chairman, will, it is rumored, mo ko a scp arute report, disapproving of iho allowance of interest on llie claim, but not censuring Mr. Crawford. 'Iho other eight members of the Committee r equally divided, by party; and iho Whigs report in favor of the claim and id' Mr. Crawford, nnd the Demo' ctals unite in condiiniiation of ihe whole transaction. Tho rumor is revived that there will be changes in the Ciibiuet. The Senate took a recess from 'I hursdiiy to Monday, when Air. Clay's first bill is to come up. iJr. ueutou wns prepared with his parliamentary authorities, 011 Thursday, for an assault upon tho report, and the combination of distinct measures in ti c amobill. He and iho free soil leaders. Air. Reward. Mr. Chase, Mr. Baldwin, untl Air. Hale will fighl every inch of ground upon this question. For California, per it, they will contend, and interpose every ob stacle to the proposed combination of mea sures. As to tho fate of Mr. Clay's sclieui" il is not now easy to judge. Some eight or ten Southern Senators will oppose it A mujority in its favor cannot now be shown, but, still, many arc C"tnident that, after dis. cussion, and after consultation with public sentiment, the necessary 111 jority will be obtained. Mr. Clay relies upon tho belief, expressed in his report, thut the scheme will meet with the approbation of an overwhelming majority of ihe American people. Should ihe scheme succeed in the Senate, it will, as is supposed, pass the House, though, in hut body, just now a majority for it cannot be reckoned up. Mr. Benton has brought before the Select Cutr.n'illco appointed to consider the subject of the fracas bet A'cen him and Air, Foole, j every topic connected w ith Air. Fooie's re- j narks upon him. He has called witnesses, ' and propounded que-tions in relation to his affair with Mr. Butler, at the closo of Ihe lost session. It is said that the editor of the Nashville Union takes more Patent Medicine Ihan any oilier one man ii. that city. Tins accounts for his olways trying to humbug tho pco- i pie, j Proud men never havu friends; neither in prosperity, because they know nobody; nor in adversity, because then nobody knows them. McGraw having been detected in placing his wife on the kitchen fire, excused liimelf by saying that the law allowed a man lo 'haul his wifo over ihe coals whenever he saw tit.' As Mac lias got the constitution on his side, wo fear his lady will have to submit. The edilors of the Nations! Intelligencer state that they have over 100,000 of out standing debts due them. "Have you ever broke a horse?" inquired a horse jockey. ''No, not exactly," re plied Simon, "Dut I've broke three or four wageus. Roche, the French aeronaut, recent ly made an ascent at Bordeaux, when his balloon hit a chimney, upset the car and threw him into the street, where ho was picked up with one broken arm and two broken legs. Indian Massache. Our communis ty lins just been startled with the intelligence of another of thoso san guinary scenes, so common in the annuls or the two powerful tribes of tl c Northwest the Sioux and the Chii)ev;is. On I Fednesdny morning Inst, about sunrise, a war party of Sioux fi out the villages of Little Crow and lted Win;.', surprised a small en enmpment of Chippewns, on Apple river, Wisconsin, and lulled and scalp oil fourteen of them, without loss or injury to the attacking party. They also took one boy prisoner. Few men were with the party of Chippe wns, it beinir mostly composed of wo men ami children, engaged in making suoar. The fniirlecn killed compiised three men, three nearly grown boys six females, women nnd children, and two male children. The ntlack was upon ground heretofore ceded by the Sioux to the Government, but upon which, by treaty stipulation, they still have the privilege of hunting. The plitce is t went v or twenty-five miles northeast of Stillwater, On Thursday tho Sioux warriors appcaretl in the streets of Stillwater, and went through the sculp dance( in celebration of their victory, forming a circle around the Chippewa boy, their prisoner, nnd occasionally strik ing him on !ie face with their recking trophies. The boy, we understand, has already been adopted into one of the lamihes at Little Crow village. Minnesota Vhronkk, April C. Pi.ank Roaih No Hi'Mitt o. The Fayottevillo Oliscrctir ol the 1st inst., says: "ire understand that tho re. eeipis 011 the li miles finished of the Uoad, for the past week, averaged about 85 per day, equal to about 10 percent, interest on die cost. Manv vvigons do not travel on it, as yet, be cause there is so little finished that they can only take in such loads as formerly. "We are informed that a proprietor of a Saw Mill on Little Itiver.'whose usual load of lumber to town on the old road was 801) feet, brought 2800 feet at a load a few days ago. He thus performed in one day. tho labor of three and a half davs. llire of wagon, four horses and driver, saved for two and a half days, at 3 a day, $7 50. Toll paid for jioing and returning C3 cents. Nett gain on one load, in one day 8G S3. The Pittsburgh Genetic speaking of the influence of Plank Roads upon the value of Real Estate near that city, says : "Since the organization of the Brad docklield Plank Road Company, and tho location of the line, a piece of property, some three or four miles from the city, which was purchased some year or so ago for $2Q per acre, has been sold for $1000 per acre. Contiguous property which was purchased for S.'.j!) per "acre a few months ago, is now held at 1000." Such are the electa of Plank Road and Rail ilonds every where. A lotter from Holt county, in this Stale, says: 'The emigrants aro roll ing on by hundreds towards California from every quarter of the world, each striving to be foremost in the race. All modes of travelling are adopted. Yesterday we saw a sturdy Scotch man, pushing a hundred pounds of baguage ahead on something which had the appearance of a wheelbar row; and, indeed, ho passed up the hills with rapid strides, far outstrip, ping the ox nnd mule teams. It was, perhaps, "2 o'clock when he passed here; and he said he had left St. Jo seph that morning, a distance of twen ty six miles well laid on, nnd two days drive for the teams, in the present slate of the roads. The spring is very backward here cold, indeed for tho season and snow fell hero latit night, making it look quite wintry. Si. Louis, Itep., Tit ft till. The boldness of tho man who would encounter tho perils of the deep upon a "shinole" has become a proverb. What shall be said of the prowess of him who would dare those perils upon a hag-trough! Yesterday morning, at about one o'clock, the passengers on one of the Grand street ferry-boats were startled by moans, which pro ceeded from near the surface of the water, and on examination it was found that a man wns floating upon a hog-trough. Ho was dressed in the uniform which is assigned for the rcsidentsof Clack well's Island.whence he had escaped earlj in tho evening, and, having been several hours in tho water, was nearly exhausted when rescued. He was taken to Williams burgh, wheie, as Black well's Island is not an appurtenance of King's county, no one felt called upon to return him to captivity. Aew York Courier. A UsRFi't. Receipt. A pailful of ley, with a piece of copperas half as big ns a hen's egg boiled in it will produce a fine nankeen colour, which will not wash out. This is very use Id for the lininss of bod auilts. mm- forts, ifcc. Europe was quiet at last advices.