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8. P. IVINS. EDITOR AND PHOrKlETOH. TKR.MS. f 2 a year, paxable in advance, or $3 at the expiration of the year. t-sS" Ao paper ditconlinued until arrearget are paid, except at the option of the Publinher. For announcing the names of candidate for office 15, Catk. . Athens, Fridaj, July 14, 1854. Wheat. Good merchantable wheat is commanding $1,00 per bushel here at this time. Cora CO cts but little offering. Congress. Congress 1ms agreed to ad journ its present session 1st August.; It would'nt have set the country back much if it had adjourned sis months ego. But better now than never. 0"Our acknowledgments are tendered lion. Jas. C. Jones tor valuable books, docu. ments, &c. also, to Hon. S. A. Smith for similar favors. - Farm for Sale J. C. Vaughan, Mon roe county, offors for sale a valuable farm, containing 480 acres. See advertisement in today's paper. C3 The last advices from ribroad are thought to be favorable to an early termina tion of the Eastern war. Bank of Ocoeb. This institution, char tered by the last Legislature, and located at Cleveland, Bradley county, has commenced business. We have seen several of the bills the engravings are fine and the paper good. It is only necessary to name' the oflicera to assure the public, at homo nnd abroad, that its business will be well nnd prudently man- aged. Twos. II. Callaway, President; Tho. J. Campbell, Cashier. " . .'. . t3f" We are authorised to state that the reports which have gone forth that case's of Asiatic cholera had occurred at Loudon, are incorrect; nnd that nothing nearer that dis easo than the common cholera morbus, w hich prevails more or less in all sections every summer, has occurred there. The cholera, that fearful epidemic which has scourged nnd desolated so many towns and villages, has never existed, to the extent even of a Bingle case, in East Tennessee, and we do not be. Hove it ever will. There is nothing hereto gonernto or feed that or any other pestilen tial disease he springs that wator our rich nnd fertile valloys nre pure and Invigorating, nnd the breezes that como to usfrom tho green hills nnd mountain-tops are laden with health and life. No room for cholera hore if tho disoaso should by somo means make its appearance in our midst, it would starve out in twenty-four hours, for want of the proper aliment to exist upon. BaconMarket. By reference to our com mercial letters it will be seen that the Bacon market continues depressed, with a pros pect for a still farther decline Formerly East Tennessee Bacon had no competitor in the Southern markets. But the opening'of tho Nashville and Chnttanoojm Railroad has sent forward immense quantities from Mid. ' die Tennessee, and we suspect our friends who have been waiting and watching for taller prices havo "put their foot in it." There to nnlv nnfl U'nv fiir fhn fnrmnrft In mnnnrrn tn make money out of their products that is, whoncver the market will pay n fair profit to " let off" this holding on, and holding on, waiting for "big figures," will result in actual loss nine times out of ten. Greediness gen erally overreaches itself, and brings its own punishment. Mail Routes. The mail leaves Athens for Knoxville, via Maryvillo nnd Madisonville, every Monday, Wednesday, nnd Friday, and arrives at Knoxville at 6 p. m. Leave Knox villo Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 7 tt. m. arrive at Athens 7 pvm. The Kingston mull leaves Kingston nt 8 D. m., Mondays and Thursdays, and arrives at Athens samo day. Leave Athens Tuesdays nnd Fridays, and arrive at Kingston same days. The Pikevilio mail leaves Pikeville Mon days and Thursdays nt 5 a. m., arrive at Athens 7 unino days. Lcavo Athens Tuos days and Fridays, nnd reach Pikevilio same day. , ' Th'e daily mail for Knoxville, via Sweet- wntor, Philadelphia, nnd Loudon, closes nt 1 p. m. Tho mnil for the South at 6 p. m. Southern Militart Academy Lottery. Attention is directed to tho advertisement for the Southern Military Academy Lottory, Class C, to be drawn on tho. 20th July, in btnnt. This lottery is authorised by tho State of Alnbamn, nfid tho proceeds, after paying tho prizen, nre appropriated to a most commendable object. It is within our know ledge that n citizen of this' county invested five dollars in Class B., drawn 20th June, and took tho third prizo, $3000, nnd that the amount was paid over In good curront funds on presentation of tho ticket nt the counter of Sam'i. Swan, Esq., Agent and Manager, Montgomery, Ala. In each class of the Lot tory there nre tun thousand tickcU nt $5,00, nnd thirty thousand dollars put up in prizes, and every prizo js drawn out, nnd somo por son must got them. Tho prizes rnngo from 87,500 to $12,50, nndnre pnyablo twenty days after tho drawing, in full, without any dis count The fact that Sam. Swan is tho Agont nnd Manager is a sufficient guarnnteo that every thing connected with the institution is conducted upon fair and honest principles tho drawing is done in the broad, open light of day, nnd the successful tickets tiro cashed with marked promptness and pleasure. Fools nro said to bo lucky nnd poor men generally blessed with an nbundanco of children, nnd as thero happens to be a good many of both in this section, wo -will suggest to thoso who "fcol like Investing in any lottery, to pitch In" in tho Alabama concern. I here Is no tolling what may happen, If you have faith nnd nro hopeful.' . Gone Out. Wo understand that the fires in tho Rolling Mill recently erected nt Lou. don, have been extinguished whothcr by a rise in tho river or a fall in the funds, we have not learned, Crots. The prospect nt present Indicates a much larger corn crop in Georgia nnd Ala Innin than they have liau for several years. The Difficulty between Cullom and Churciiwt.li The Hon. Wo. M. Chnreh- well publishes a Card, in which be denies that he exhibited a pistol or other deadly weapon, nt the time of tho difficulty in tho House of Representatives between Mr. Cul Iom nnd Jiimself. Tho public must, by this time, be rather tired of the many statements with which the papers have been filled of late in reference to the sccno that occurred in which theso two gentlemen played the prominent parts. The country at large, we suspect, feels but slightly interested about the matter, and a not very deep concern Lfor the parties themselves, and as the af fair was any thing but creditable to the par ticipants, tho sooner it is' lost sight of the better. The honorable gentlemen, instead of keeping it stirred up, and dinning the public ear with their personal difficulties and griev ance!!, should be anxious to have it consign, ed to the profoundest repose. ' Montvale Springs. Enquiries are fre quently mndo about tho opportunities for getting to Montvale Springs, and we learn that many persons South of us are deterred from visiting this celebrated watering plnce for Want of information respecting the facili ties for reaching there after arriving at the upper terminus of the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad. We will state that n coach leaves Loudon, the present terminus of the road, every morning for Montvale, and ar rives thero the same day,; There is, also, a daily line of coaches from Loudon to Knox ville, from whence there is a line to Mnry ville and Montvale. There is a tri-weekly line from Athens, on the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad, leaving on Mondays, Wed nesdays, and Fridays and arriving nt Mary villo on the same days in time for passengers to reach Montvale before night. On all theso lines aro good coaches and careful drivers, nnd between the three passengers escape the annoyance of delay and can . get forward with facility nnd comfort to the Springs. 3f" Stupendous frauds by over-issues of railroad stocks in New York city, have been discovered, and the consequence, stocks of all descriptions, fancies and real, gone down with a rush. The truth is, both the money nnd stock market have been "slinky" for some time, giving out indications of a revulsion. During the last eighteen months all kinds of property have advanced rapidly until rates havo been attained which it will be impossi ble to sustain, nnd, of necessity, somo of these days thero will be n tumbling of prices. TWe are no alarmist, and have no love for the miserable ravens who go about croaking and prophesying evil, but wo will venture to sug gest to our friends who havo been trading nnd reaching out rather extensively, to com mence curtailing nnd fortifying for the chnngc. The banks in every direction nre at it already. There has been a long season of almost un limited expansion, and in order to bring things back to a safe and healthy standard, a little contraction is absolutely necessary. The good and prndent mariner does not wait for tho force of the gale to come upon him, but begins to prepare for it when he first spies tho cloud in the distance no biggcrthnn a man's hand. ' ' Tom Benton. A portion of the party press asserts that Tom Benton's brain has been addled ever since the explosion of Com. Stockton's big gun on 'board the steamer Princeton the concussion of which floored tho old gentlcmnn ond that he is a fit sub ject for tho lunatic asylum. It may be true, but if true, the Great Missonrian must have been a terriblo antagonist before tho accident happened, for lie now prostrates every one who ventures into collision with him. It would bo a nice business to confine Benton in a lunatic asylum, nnd lot a majority of those who figure on the floor of tho House of Representatives run nt large. . . Comptroller. We loam, through the Knoxville Statesman, that A. R. Crozier, Esq., the efficient Comptroller, is now ntthot plnce for the purpose of attending to tho bu siness of his office in this end of tho State. Atlanta Bank. We have tnado some in quiries about this institution nnd learn that it is sound and healthy, that its issues are promptly redeemed when presented nt the Bank counter, nnd its paper as current in Now York ns any other Southern Bank. Montgomery Hall, Montgomery, Ala. Attention is invited to v.. . Card of Lanier & Son, proprietors of Montgomery Hall, Montgomery, Ala. The house has just been re-finished nnd furnished in tho best style from basement to attic, and the order nnd arrangement throughout is of that complete character only to be attained under the di rection and management of gentlemen, who, like 'tho Messrs. Lanier, have a thorough practical knowledge of the business. Our friends travelling in that direction will, of couiso, seek Montgomery Hall, where they will b'e sure of meeting with the best accom modations and comforts. ,'' ''' ' Nothing of Interest to note in our com mercial department. A barrel of flour nnd a bushel of meal changed hand this niorning nt market prices. No names mentioned. Nashville Sews, Cth. " . Bless us, what n business plncel At Athens on tho sumo day, a sale of throe recently, weaned chickens nnd five pints of bluckhor ries was effected at a slight d'eotirie on former quotations, Nothin' olsoof interest To note lf The editor of this paper has recently trnvoled over most of tho railroads South, nnd takes pleasure in stating that while he found the faro excollcnt'nt the dinlng houses along tho different lines, there is none equal to that nt frlond Barrett's, nt Charleston, Tcnn. Tho estimable lady nt that hoifse has n way of getting up dinners exactly to our notion. At his Devotions. A robber in hotel in Haiif:K,n short time since, was found kneeling nt a trunk In the room of a boarder, and on being discovered, said he was nt his prayers and begged not to bo interrupted. He was politely left to finish his devotions and decamp with his booty. f$f" That excellent paper, the Charleston Courier, appears in a new dress. SasBeen, at Dalton, koeps the brst hoiiBO in the plnce. Persons who visit that town should give him a rail. Settlement of Kansas. A letter in the St. l.ouis Republican, dated Whitehead, Kan sas territory, June 26th, says that thousands of emigrants from Virginia, Kentucky, Ten nessee and Missouri, have alteady arrived in that territory, ond thousands are still pouring in, the lands for from ten to twenty miles back; having been, with but few exceptions, claimed by squatters. . The writer gives the proceedings of a meeting of these settlers, nt which a Squatter Association was formed to make provision for deciding upon disputed claims, etc. Resolutions were adopted, pre cisely similar to those passed at the squatter meeting, held at Salt Creek trading house. Among them wero resolutions to afford no protection to abolitionists as citizens of the territory, recognizing the institution cf slavery as already existing in the territory, and re commending slaveholders to introduce their "property" us early as possible. A Vigilance Committee was appointed, and also five "dele gates to the General Territorial Convention, to bo held at Salt Creek, on the 4th day of July." Of what character this convention is expected to be, no mention is made. Tight Times in Wall Street. The New York Mirror says of the rather unpleas ant state of things, pecuniary, in that great Babylon : Foi the last ten days Wall street has been n painful plnce to visit, at aboutS o'clock, P. M. a sort of via dolorosa, where human an guish was very legible upon the human face. The "shorts" who didn't know how to "make up" before 3, were struggling like a drowning man "Like lome strong swimmer in his agony," to reach the bank nllve. The corners were crowded with anxious knots of buyers.sellers, borrowers nnd shavers, the latter havesting upon the necessities of the former "Like Death himself, unhappy elf, ' Who lives by others dying. Now nnd then there stalksalong a "big bug" with his hands in his pockets, who feels par ticularly easy in his boots; but talks particu larly "blue" to all who want to borrownioney. He sees nothing but hard times, high break ers ahead; nnd proves a sort of "Job's com forter" to all who accost him in the street The banks plead poverty, nnd shut the pates of mercy on their customers. Then there is indiscriminate cursing and scolding; and nn "unpleasant state of things" generally. We certainly hope there will be a let up soon, ns the moral effect of a constipated money mnr kct.to say nothingof other "cfTccts,"is highly injurious. ' It makes men irriUiblo, cross and .wicked; and Wall street, literally, "hell of a place." Let everybody keep out of it who can. ' Philadelphia, July 8 Tho down train of cars from Pottsville came in collision Inst night with the up train from Philadelphia, when both were at full speed,', near Phcenixville. The cars were completely smashed, so terrible was the col lision, the locomotives being thrown off the track, and each train wedged into each other producing great destruction. Three pas sengers were instantly killed, and some thirty to forty badly wounded a number, it is feared, fatally. The collision is tho result of carelessness. The names of the killed and woundod have not yet been ascertained. Tho cholera is now in our city, without doubt Several coses have occurred, and three deaths reported since yesterday. - iemuiics now at nana irom I'hocftrxville" represent the railroad accident not to be so bad as at first apprehended. Three of the injured, it is supposed, will die. J3fTho Rome Courier comes to us clad in mourning for the death of Mr. F. C. Scott, one of its Editors nnd Proprietors. The Southernor in noticing his death, re-, marks: , Ho adorned the relations of son, brother nnd friend. A devout nnd scrupulous pro fessor of Christianity, ho exhibited the excel lencies of religion in nil his intercourse with others, esteeming it his highest duty to point them to the Saviour by precept nnd example And although our young friend had just at tained his majority, our community feel that by his death they have sustained more than an ordinnry loss. "So life but opens now, nnd now decays; The cradle nnd the tomb, alas I so nigh, To livo is scarce distinguished from to die." f-jfThe European Republican leaders, if we may credit the Washington Star, nre about to issue from London a public mani festo, tikihg ground against political aboli tionism in America, and declaring that their original expression of sympathy with the opponents of slavery wero caused by thoir want of a proper knowledge of the politics of the United States. . Application will bo made to the next legis lature to pass nn Act prohibiting South Cnro linians from trnding with Boston nnd Char leston Yankees, Edgefield (S. C.) Adver liner. Them's 'inn! Hurrah for the Palmettos! When the Yankee Doodles getrnntnnkcrous nnd make judies of themselves by an exhibi tion of their more disgusting parts, the Pal metto boys are certain to match thom with a similar exhibition, or one a little more so. . Bath, Me., July 7. That infamous char acter, the "Angel Gabriel," lectured here on Wednesday and Thursday evenings against the Catholics. On tho Inst occasion the crowd was large, and a disturbance occurred. A mob of men and boys proceeded to the Old South Church, used by the Catholics as a place of worship, broke open the doors, rung the bell, nnd displayed tho American ensign from the belfry. They aftewnrds set the church on firo, nnd it was burnt to the ground. A fur ther destruction of property took place, nnd a mob of about ono hundred parnded tho streets, yol liny and hooting until nearly morning. No arrests were made. The New York Tribune parades in triumph the fact that a prominent lawyer of Detroit recently refused his profussionnble scrvico to a gentleman who was In pursuit of a fugltivo slave. Hud the proceedings been ngainst a poor widow who could not pny her rent ho would doubtless have engaged heart and soul in tho prosecution. Monroes Southern Banker. We ac knowledge the receipt of this valuable Com- niereinl Reporter, published by J. Monroe Si Co., nt the Commercial Hank, 139 Meeting. street, Charleston, S. C. Business mon nnd others who want a reliable Note Reporter nnd Counterfeit Detector, should subscribe nt once for the Southern Banker. Terms, $2,00 a year in ad vancc. . tJpSce advertisement Medical Collcgo ol Georgia next page. fSr"" The editor of the Iouisville Journal was resolutely opposed to the Nebraska Bill. In his lost he says in regard to the repeal of the measure : Atid, after all, the main principle of the Nebraska bill is certainly in itself right We do not see how any man of good sense, who examines the subject, can come to any other conclusion. We can see no reason why the General Government should say that the people livinsr on one side of a parallel of lati tude shall have the privilege of deciding for themselves whether they will have a certain institution or not, but that the people on the other side of the parallel shall not have that privilege, buch a discrimination appears to us to have no foundation in justice, reason, or common sense. We cannot but regard it as odious nnd wrong. Give to tho people of all territories the power to choose their own institutions, or give it to cone. We should almost suppose that tho Northern people would have too much sectional pride to be willing even to submit to the discrimination which they advocate. How can Northern folks reconcile it to their feelings that North ern folks shouldn't have the same privileges of self-government ns Southern folks that persons living North of thirty-six thirty should be denied powers freely exercised by all persons South of thirty-six thirtyl ' When before was it known that the people of any portion of the country contended zealously for a denial to tlieir own section of powers. privileges, and rights belonging to o'Mer sec. tions) Will our Souther! friends do ns the favor to bestow a thought or two and a word or two upon this view- of (he subject? Nev York, July 8. The Baltic arrived this morning from Liv erpool, making the extraordinary run cf 9 days 12 hours and 25 minutes, from port, to port. " She brings political news of the utmost importance. A despatch front Vienna asserts positively that Russia has, ont of high con sideration for Austria, consented to evacuate the principalities, and has already commenc ed withdrawing all her forces beyond the Pruth ' Lord John Rnssell has officially informed Parliament that the seigo of Silistria has been raised, nnd that the advance guard of the French and English has reached Prevedi. Omer Pasha is advancing his. whole force to the Danube. ' "" t The Greek insurrection has been totally quelled. i The minor German States have accepted the Anstro-Prnssian note. Brazil has notified France and England of her neutrality. No further news from Asia. 2r"The Now York Herald, in one of iU free and easy leaders, remarks that the Southern Whigs nre in a position to com mand the balance of power, and if they act accordingly "may right the ship of State, nnd defeat tho conspirators ngainst the Union, North and South." ' Punch represents Nicholas as an ass who has allowed himself to be shut up in a pound, nnd all the European nations, con spicuous among which is John Bull, stand looking over the fenco at him, but no one dares to get inside to put the bridle on. Tur key has let down ono bar, and reaching a hand through has got hold of his till, and implores France and England to go in and take him by the head, but they manifest a most decided disinclination to take hold of the biting end. A better illustration of "the war"' which was going to shake the whole continent of Eu ropo wo have never seen. Riot and Murder. Philadelphia, July 5. Michael Roe, the keeper of a large beer saloon nenr the new Schuylkill water-works, was killed this afternoon during a riot, in which his house was torn out. The difficulty occurred in another saloon in the neighbor hood. A police officer wni attacked whilst endeavoring to quell the rit 'He fired and retreated to Roe's house. Tho mob pursued him nnd attacked the house. They killed Roe and beat the officer. Thomas Nairn, ono of the rioters, was shot in (he head. He and two others are in custody.! t Serious Riot. At Manihostor, N. H., on the morning of tho 4th, a fght took place between a large party of Americans nnd Irish. The latter were routed, nnj somo twelve or fifteen of their houses were gutted, and the furniture destroyed. The' Americans then attacked the Roman Cathdio Church, and broke the windows, when tie authorities and police stopped tho not Several Americans were seriously injured. j Buffalo, July 7. The night express train! of cars on the Great Western Rail Rond,i which loft (he Suspension Bridge, BufliiH, on Thursday night, ran over a horso, by wiich two cars, filled with emigrants, were thrown down an embankment. Seven' persins wero killed and ten so severely wouncle that is doubtful whether they will survive. The passengers In the first clnss cars all escaped. t3F. Tho West Point Betcon states that two deaf and dumb brother named Mathis, residents of Knox county, Tennessee, drew handsome prizes in the Soutlmn Military Academy Lottery of Alabama, drivn on the 20th nit ono taking the $5,00uand the other $500. Stock in that Lottery V a good deal belter than in some of tho PolkUounty Mining Companies. - .. ', Concord, July 7. In tho New Hampshire Legislature on Fri day after the eleventh ballot, the election for U. S. Senators was indefiniely postponed. i Extremely Warm. It is certainly very hot down in Trenton. Tip Banner of 'that town says the mercury stamls at 90 nnd 100 degrees in tho shade, in tip sun nt 150 nud so on. I Fire in PniLADELPHM.-AnotlHr destruc tive fire has occurred in tiilodelphla, which destroyed property to tlio iniount of a mil lion of dollars. Among der buildings con sumed was the'K'ntionnl tkoatro. lT "Enjoy the blosilgs of. this day says Jeremy Taylor, "if Gil sends them, and tho evils bear- patiently Jd sweetly. For this day only Is ours) we n dead to yester day, and aro not born to tomorrow 1" 2TThe Nnshville TeniJ Banner of the 3d inst tays: "We learn thl there has been a reduction in the price of colon yarns in this city. They can now be haiil the following quotations Per doxenj dA tJc.j 600, 7c; 700, 6e.w I Know Nothing Prospects. The New York Herald says it would not be easy to find a parallel in onr past history to the sudden rise and progress of the party which is now troubling political calculates, controlling elections, and revolutionizing a larro section of the country under the name of the Know Nothings. Day after day the telegraph and the mails bring ns fresh accounts of Nuow Nothing victories. In the -Eastern Stitcs, they seem to rule paramount. In New York, they pre a formidable body. Philadelphia is complexly under their control. They have penetrated the South, and wield considerable influence Li Virginia. Even California con tains a respectable battalion of followers of the nevr standard. Unlike their prototypes, the native Americans, their sway is not con fined to the seaboard. Far inland, in quiet little towns where Germans and Irish are few and far between, Kno Nothingism has planted its roots firmly, and is quite tho order of the day. On every side, In short the con tagion has spread, and a large faction of the public have fallen victims to its influence. It is hardly possible to estimate tho number of votes which the party controls nt the present moment; but no one can deny that it is quita sufficient to disturb nil electoral calculations, and work a most important change in the as pect of our domestic politics. How this arose, what its present views nnd aims arc, what prospect there is of their accomplish ment, what effect it will have on our present party lines, and finally what duration is prob ably allotted to its existence, are therefore questions of no ordinary moment at the pres. ent time. Hard Talk from the Hard Organ. The N. Y. National Democrat in alluding to the removals and appointments made by tho local Federal Powers under the influence of of the Prince of Barnburners, says : "At the waving of John's finger, they np point his thieves, nnd pugilists, and abolition ists to places of trust and remove respectable and capable Democrats to make room for them. Tho President winks at all this; nnd John Van Buren winks too, but they nre very heavy, very slow, ond very long winks." The Macon, Go., Journal & Messenger of the 5th inst, says : "We regret to state that the steam and grist mills of Messrs. Snelson nnd Hall were destroyod by fire on the 27th ult They wero 'located in this county, on the Echncon nn Creek, about eleven miles below this city. The cause of the accident was the explosion of tho boiler, by which the tire was scattered throughout the mill buildings. 'Mr. Hall, (ono of Jhe proprietors nnd engineer,) was knocked down by the explosion, ond very narrowly escaped being consumed in the building. ... Tho machinery destroyed was valued at $5,000, and the lumber pt $700. There wns no insurance npon the property. Rechabites in Russia. There is a reli gious sect among the lower classes of Kazan, which permits no priest who has tasted spirits to perform the sacrament of baptism. Anoth er great point of belief consists in the pro priety of pronouncing "Hallelujah" twice; to do so thrice, as in the Russian form of ser vice, is considered unlawful. A singular dog ma with them, also, is that they suppose the benediction of tho piiot .should f bo given with the two middle fingers, and not ns is usual, with the thumb and two fore-digits. The eight-cornered cross alone is an object of their reverence. ' Important if True. Wo nre told that as an infallible remedy against blues, melancho ly, and all other maladies, known by the "pricks of conscience," there are none half bo efficacious as the possession of a receipt for one year's subscription iii advance to the pa per (patronized by the individual afflicted.) It should be carefully folded and carried in tho vest pocket where it can bo readily found on the first indication of returning symptoms of the annoying disease. We heartily com mend the recipe to some of our renders that we wot of, with the sincere desire that they may speedily test its curative powers. ' Something for Americans to Ponder. It is a singular fact, that over two-thirds of this recent vast addition to" an already over grown army of adopted citizens, hail from Ire land alone, and it is not improper to assert that they are Irish Roman Catholics. What has caused the necessity for this unusual emi gration 7. There is no famine in Ireland at present, nnd no particular reason why the people of that country should thus forsake their fatherland, by droves and armies. Is thoro not abundant reason to boliove that they are acting under orders from somo authority they dare not disobey? Let the American peoplo jealously examine tho subject, nnd see if they cannot traco the slime of the serpent in their multitudinous tracks. frtyTho venders of nrdent spirits not nn frequently becomo its most signnl victims. A New York paper snys that in one street in tho city of Albany the history of tho keepers of seven grog shops was taken during a peri, od of ten years. Not a single keeper had prospered, and most of them beenmo drunk ards. In one, three successive occupants died of delirium tremens; in another, tho keeper, whilo laboring under tho horrible disease, jumped from an npper window, broke his back, nnd died in horriblo ngony. It is a sig nificant fact, that In a neighboring State's prison ono hundred nnd fifty of the prisoners have been liquor sellers. , The Ward Trial. A Mr. Crutcher, one of the Jurymen on theWnrd trial, has pub liahcd a card touching the ense. Mr. C. was the last jurymnn who consented to the verdict; and his consJnt was obtained by deception on tho pnrt of his follow jurors. From the com mencement, two thirds of tho jury appear to have been zealous partizans of Ward, Only one of them united with Mr. Crutcher, at first in voiing for a verdict of manslaughter, and this was part of the gamo, as he was tho very one by whose persuasions and misrepresenta tions Crutcher 's assent to tho verdict wag at Inst obtained. A Simple Remedy. It may not be gen erally known the Inner bnrk of the Hweet Gum boiled ill sweet milk nnd drank freely is asoverelgn remedy for Dysentery, of Sum mer Complaint. Wo have seen it tried re pontcdly, and never knew it to fail. It Is worth. all the patent nostrums over invented. Try it We ure indebted to an excellent la dy of Madison county for our acquaintance with this simplo remedy. Asheville (V, C) Sews. Death or Thoya RrrcnTE, Esq. Our ex changes of yesterday bring ns the sad intelli gence of tho decease of this veteran Editor. In noticing the event the Charleston Mercury says: "The telegraph announces the death of this Patriarch of tho American press. Mr. RiU-hie established the Richmond Enquirer in 1804 just half a century ago and for forty years he conducted that journal with a vigor, earn, cstness and vivacity that made it perhaps the most popular and influential political paper in the United States. In 1845 lie went to Wash ington, to tike charge of the Administration organ, the Union, which he conducted till within the last three years. Mr. Ritchie wrote with fullness, sprightliness, and often with, great power. He knew how to touch the popular mind, and he did not appeal to his readers without effect Though a warm par tisan, we believe he never allowed political differences to interfere with his social and personal relations. - Taken for all in all, Mr. Ritchie was n rare man; one who has done signnl honor to the journalism of the country, and whose death the Editorial fraternity have cause to mourn. "After life's fitful fever, he sleeps well." Fifty-four cases of Cholera in one week seem to have alarmed the people of New York, and the papcrsnre loudly calling npon the authorities to purify the city. New York appears to be sufficiently unhealthy without an epidemic. The Tribune publishes tables stating the number of deaths for the twenty-four weeks of 1854 to 11,022, against 8,500 for the same period of 1853, showing nn increase of 2,522, of about thirty per cent. The increase of population is probably from 8 to 10 per cent Average weekly increase of deaths this year over last 105. 27" John Thomas, one of the oldest newspaper carriers in Now York, died a few weeks ago, nnd left his widow ten thousand dollars. He had lost nearly nn equal amount by misplaced confidence. We could name perhaps n dozen of John's confreres in the newspaper line, nnd who commenced about the time he did, who nre now variously worth from five to fifty thousand dollars. There nre men nt this moment estimated to be worth ten thousand dollars nnd upwards, who regu larly serve their routes every morning on the Herald, the Tribune or tho Times. Punishment for Seduction. William A. Jenkins was tried in Jefferson Coucty, N. Y., week before last for seduction, under tho promise of marriage, under the law of 1818. It wns the first trial of the kind over had in that county. It elicited considerable interest, ns the charge has been over' a year ' pending, and great efforts have been made for the de fence. The jury rendered a verdict of guilty, and the prisoner was sentenced to the Stito's prison nt Auburn for the term of three years. 137" The Louisville Courier says thnt Mr. Lntrobe, a Louisiana planter, reached that city a few days since, with his family, from the Continent of Europe." Dosirous of going home in n great manner, ho offered $1,500 for the exclusive use of the Indies' cabin of the steamer Eclipse on her last down trip. Fail ing in this, he engaged the whole of tho la dies' cabin on theChancellor,forabout$l,000. His party numbers seven. A Profitable Newspaper. One col umn or advertising in tho London Times is wocth 6,000 a year to the proprietors.' The sur plus profits of the Times ure 60,000 a year sterling, or $300,000 of Uncle Sam's coin. The net income of the most profitable paper published in New York does not exceed $100,000. J3f"E!even beds of coal have been discov ered in Kentucky in the recent geologicnl examination of the Stato by Dr. D. D. Owen. The beds vary from two to five feet in width, and are in the south-western part of tho State. " Baltimore, July 7. It is now ascertained that tho deaths by. the late rail road accident numbor thirty-two. Several of the wounded are in a hopeless condition. The numbor of females at present holding the office of postmistresses in tho United States is 128. They are appointed, give bonds, are commissioned, nnd receive the same compensation for their services as the postmasters. Unmarried females only can hold the office of postmistress. Atlanta. It is said that there are four hundred houses in process of erection in Atlanta at this time, and that the population of tho place is seven or eight thousand. ' ISETA brutal teacher whipped a little boy for pressing tho hand of a little girl who sat next to him at school; after which ho asked tho child "why he squeezed the little girl's hand!" "Because," said the little fellow, "it looked so pretty, I couldn't holp it" Thnt boy's future career will be worth inquiring into. Railroad Damages The Damages pnld by the New Haven Railroad on account of the Norwalk disaster amount to $252,811. Tho company have resolved to makd no divi dend this month, thus dispensing with a whulo year's profit to make amends for tho losses incurred nt Norwalk. t3T Hon. Win. C. Rives Is spoken of by some of tho whig papers of Virginia, ns a candidate for Governor at the next elec tion. A Man Shot. Early this morning, nt the Atlanta llotol, Charles Kelsey was shot with a pistol, by Cicord Uuflington, in the right breast Tho wound is considered dangerous though not necessarily fata). We can learn no cause beyond the Inslign tions of liquor, which we understand had ta ken possession of them to n grent extent Republican, t3f During tho month of June there nr. rived nt New Yorjt, from California, gold and gold dust to the amount of $4,648,142. JSTIt is stated that the Russian havo lost, since entering the Principalities, 60,000 men. Gen. Schilders is dend. OCT At St. Louis, during the week ending the 3d Instant, the denths from cholera com prised 470. - ' Starvation A German family name Flep, consisting of husband, wife nnd dnnghu er, were found wondering about the streets of Jersey City Inst Thursday, in a itnrvine condition. They were placed Ir. charge of the poor masters. We see In this circum. stances ono of the peculiarities or the free States. The poor aro frco to starve. From the Baltimore Patriot, 5th inst riPEMniTTi. t? Airman ArrrrnF.NT AWFUL CRASH ON THE SUSQUEHANNA RAILROAD One of the most appalling accidents which ever occurred in our midst happened yestor day afternoon, near the city, on the Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad. Earlv yesterday morning a large number of excursionists repaired to Rider's Grove, 9 miles out on the railroad, to spend the day. The accident occurred about one mile this ride of the Grove, between the upward train from New York and one of the train con. tuning a portion of the excursionists, on their way to the city. The scene of the accident was a curve of the road about midway between the Relay House and Rider's Grove. Three trains, full of Indies and gentlemen, with children, left the city during the day to participate in the celebration. Returning, one of the trains left for Baltimore at two o'clock, another started at five, and the third, in which the accident occurred, at about fif teen minutes Inter. At 25 minutes past 4 o'clock yesterday af ternoon the regular train for New York left Calvert Station, consisting of four passenger cars and a baggnge car all with tho excep tion of the last car were filled with passen gers. Mr. Wm. Scott wns conductor, accom panied by Mr. Hollins, and other officers of the road, who were repairing to Rider's Grove to assist in the arrangements for the anfo re turn of the excursionists. On arriving nt the Relay House, the York train, according to orders, proceeded to lay off oh the Green Spring switch, where the instructions were that it should wait until the exclusion train or trains passed. The express train from York, due early in the day, which had been' thrown out of time, wns waiting nt the Relay, and after it had passed down towards Balti more, we wnited for one excursion train, of about ixteen cars, crowded to excess, which passed down without giving any information to tho conductor thnt two other trains were coming, which unfortunately provod to bo the case. The road being now supposed to bo clear, the York train again took the main track, nnd proceeded on, and hnd scarcely got fully un der weigh, when, about three quarters of mile from the Relay, and about a mile from; Rider's, a terrible crash, nccompanied by A rush of steam, brought all who were unin jured to their feet, nnd on escaping from tho wrecked cars, a most - heart rending scene presented itself, thnt it were impossible to describe-in nil its horrors. - - The locomotive nttnehed to the excursion train wns behind, pushing the cars; that at tached to the other train was in front, and literally plowed its way into the cars, loaded with passengers in front. About half a dozen cars wero crushed and shivered to atoms, nnd a large nunu ber of their unhappy inmates either killed upon the spot or dreadfully injured. The scene is described as harrowing to the lost degree. Several of those killed nnd wound ed were so caught in the wreck' of he broken sars, Hint they could not be released for considerable time. - . . . Axes and crow-bars were brought into re quisition, nnd those alive nnd unhurt mado superhuman efforts for their relief. The cry for wnter from the suffeiers was continual, -oi-ar.,1 norann msn, on rra rroH onnatuntlv - t - - o a in supplying them. It Was not, however, un til the locomotive nttnehed to the excursion hnd been attached to the crippled mass, that the dend r.nd wounded were got out A large number of thoso who escaped walked to town, while others came in in whatever vehicles could be obtained. -. The centre of the foremost car was filled 'ii j l J..: i 1..J -ii I Willi me uunu, uyiug ami nounueu.nu wvuy ed together in one mass with tho fragments of the car and the seats, so compact that it required a half hour's time nnd the use of axes to rescue tfc; wounded. A number of females nnd chi'dren were taken out from among the dend and scarcely injured, whilst through the floor of the car could be seen the protruding limbs of soma who had been instantly struck dead. Among the dead in the centre of this car was Mrs. Roberson, a young nnd beautiful woman, and Henry Clay Jeflers, the son of Madison Jeffurs, a bright and beautiful boy, the bodies of whom were so wedged among the fragments of the two cars, which had been run through each other like a telescope, that it was impossible to extricate them with out hauling off the fragments of the upper cur by the locomotive, which was' also ne cessary to release the large number of un fortunate creatures who still remained wedg ed between the forward car, somo still alive nnd others dead. Iu removing tho cars- Mrs. Roberson's body wns literally torn to pieces, but in the effort to recover those in whom life still remained it became necessary to dis regard the dead. On all tho platforms of the wrecked cars the destrjetion of life and limbs was im mense, and cars boing bo closely wedged to gether it wns uttterly impossible for more than nn hour to relieve any of them, although the scrims of the sufferers caused the most -superhuman exertions for their succor. fJ3grA dispatch from Washington, dated the 7th instant, snys: ' . r . "Cnpt. Bodisco arrived hore this morning from St. Petersburg, with dispatches to tho Russian Minister. John McKcon also arrived. It is generally believod he will got the New York District Attorneyship. The President has sent instructions to Gen Smith, of Texas, to call out the volunteers to quell Indian dis. turbances." l-if Prince Mettornich says that "tho present Is not to be looked upon ns a' stats of wsr, but merely of disorganized diplomacy." The English nnd French nrinies and navies nppenr to ngree in opinion with the Prince The Russians nnd Turks are the only two of the belligorents who nppear to think thnt war means active hostilities. Accidentally Shot. A yoiinar nd in Baltimore wns shot on Thursday by the ac cidental discharge of a pistol in his pocket The ball was extracted from his abdomen, and it is thought he will recover. He. said he carried the pistol because it was the cus tom for young men to do so. He is about tetche years of age. ". '' fSTA rather hard specimen of a Yankeo lately returned from Europe, told his friends he hnd been presented at Court there. 'Did you aoo the Queent asked one. Wal, no,' repliod the Yankee, 'I didn't sea her, sadly, bnt I seed one of her friends a Judge. Verscehe continued, 'the Court I was presented at there happened to be a Police Court!' . : tW A very absent minded gentleman being upset by boat into tho river sank twice before ho remembered that he could swim. A Good Joke. The Jackson (Tennossoe) Democrat lulls a good joke of a gentleman in that vicinity, who cured his horse's scalded back by using the "Magnetic Ointment" and whose praise of tho ointment induced his wife to rend the pamphlet which accompanied the bottle. Sho discovered thnt the ointment was recommended for "restoring the hnir" giving it n glossy appearanco and concluded she would give it a trial. She did so, and it changed tho color of her hair from black to fiery red! . lrT The National Intelligencer "predicts' that in 1850, tho. Whigs will elect to the. Presidency some sterling oM-school National Whig. .