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V BY SAM. P. IVINS. ATHENS, TENN., FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1857. VOL. IX.NO. 447. 4 I ii nsul.U u TF.HJHI ' TITK POST l1pnbll1h.deTi1r7rrld.7at tlper 7F (arable In advance, or $8, if payment la delayed until eeiniratlon of the year. Advertisements will be charjed liner eqnart Sfls line., or lea., for the first Ineertion, and AOe.nu for each continuance. A liberal d- luetion made to those who adv.rtl. b7 th. year. fffPeraon. .ending adTer ' tisement. muet mnrli the number of timet they desire '. them in.erted, or they will be continued until forbid and Iharged aooordlnrly.fl Por announcing UienaraeBofandldaleiforofnoe.sB, Obltoar7notlceioTerHllnei,charged atthefegular advertising rate.. Allcommunloatlon.lntendedto promote the prlTate tnd. or Interest, of Corporation., Societies, School, or tndlTlduala, will be charred as advertisement.. Job Vrk. uch us L'.mpMeU, Minutes, Circulars, Cards, Blanks, Handbills, Ac, wll ba executedin good atyle, and on reasonable term.. All letters addressed to the Proprietor, post paid , Will be promptly attended to. Person, at a distance tending ns the namet of fonr toWentaubecrlber., will he entitled to a fifth copy grail.. No communication Inserted unlest accompanied by the name of the author. . PtT Office on Main street, next door to the old Jack ion Hotel. TTTE POST. ATHBrlMnllrAVi APBII. ITi 18T. f Jai. C. McCnrty, formerly mail ngent on the Nashville and Chattanooga Rnilrond, has been appointed corresponding Clerk in the Navy Department, Gov. Walker. The Augusta Constitu tionalist talks aa follows about the new Kan sas Govetnorl "General Walker repeats his opinion that Kansas will be a Free Slate." This is a por tiiin of the despatch . from Washington, in reference to the poiicy of the administration ' upon Knnsaa affairs, which is published in many of our exchanges, and furnishes an ex travagant praise wilh which some of the Black Republican organs have bespattered the new Governor of Kansas, since his ap pointment. We do not like such an Ultima, tioo from such a quarter. Entering upon the duties ol his office with the foregone conclu sion, publicly expressed that Kansas will be a free State, we are obliged to suspect that Governor Walker, to prove his own presci ence or sagacity, will shape his policy ao ns to accomplish this result. But the destiny of the Territory as a five or slave State upon its admission into the Union, cannot be con trolled by him or any other man, or score of men. It is proper too to state, that the lend ers of the pro slavery party of Kansas are not only content but pleased with the nomina tion ol Robert J. Walker, as Governor of that Territory, and entertnin no fear thaw lie will use the influence which his position will give him against them." "Amen Politicians." The annexed, from the Atlanta Independent American, is adapt, ed to other sections as well aa Georgia: Amen Politicians. How many of the par- " ty aspirants are there who are willing to give their opinions freely, on any political mea sure, previous to the nomination! How many of the nominated individuals ever doubl, af ter the nomination, any declaration of the ' nominating Convention! If such Convention were to take it upon themselves to say that he devil is better than white lolks, how many Vie 'lump' in Ueoruln could belound fwciite ol soen truim Aim n evil hltnseil were- 10 ouuonu ieuicmni. nomination for office, how many ol those who have always acted with the party, would repudiate the "nomination! If few would back out from the support of such n nomina tion, whose fault would it be! Would It not . be the fault of those who always pre- ch fidelity to their parly in a degree to make them slaves! Will independent white folks, i. who have n right to do so, think of what their party is doing before they cry Amenl to any nomination! . . Frost Work. The Columbus Daily Sun of the 8th, furnishes a pretty heavy bill of ; damages by the late frosts in that direction. .-. It says: - -. '' "Monday evening and night was very cold, . and on Tuesday morning the ground was white with frost. Everything in the way of garden vegetation that had not been cared for ' the over night, is now numbered among the things that were It got our potatoes, beans, squash and cucumber vines, and materially damaged oar English peas and lettuce. Of course the corn In the country has been nip ; ped iu the bud, and if cotton had the bad luck to be up, it has been swept off. We know nothing of the growth to which wheat has ' attained, but suppose it to bn in the boot or head; if so, the farmer may say farewell to it; for though it may not appear to be dead, : it will yield nothing. Thu wheat crop of ' middle and lower Georgia can safely be set down as already harvested, if the frost was as general aa we have reason to believe." i '' The Comet. The comet, predicted to de stroy the world in June, according to the N. Y. Herald, has already mude ita appearance. .. That paper of the 3d says it was seen in the - eity on the Tuesday night previous, by an ' eminent astronomer connected with one of M the leurned Institutions, and the result of his observations will soon be given to the pub lic. . It Is aa yet only visible with a telescope, but as It Is rapidly approaching the earth, it . mar soon ba aeen by the nuked eye. It is ' now about five degrees east of the star known aa Andromeda, and is moving South. This '' comet was first seen by Prof. D. Arrest, at ' Leipsic, on Feb. 23, and on the 86th March at Newark, N. J., by Mr. Van Arscule. It was "' also seen Inst Friday night, at the National ' Observatory in Washington. - ' Oir Col. Orr, of South Carolina, declines a re-election to Congress. Snow At Dunkirk, Now York, April 7, now fell to the depth of 18 inches. ! i Firi The Christian Church, Nashville, :' was destroyed by fire on the morning of the - 8th Instant. -The Church cost 830,000. No insurance. Supposed to have been eel on fire. , ,!, Hamilton CouTV.-We Itarn, through lb Chattanooga papers, that Jao. W.White, i Esq-has been nominated by the American parly of Hamilton county for Representative to the next legislature. J ' t" The "Memphis News" has thrown ' 'off Its neutrality, and espoused the American cause. Acceptance. Judge G. W. Hopkins, of Virginia, has accepted the nomination for Congress, In the dmlriot recently represented "by Col. Fayette McMullin,; tendered him by ' the convention which lately met at Maiion. Editors. A writer In the "Livingston (Ala.) Messenger," under the cnptlon of "Editorial Shadows," psya his respect as follows to ambitious aspirants for editorial honors: "I have often been amused ot the temerity with which men ascend the editorial tripod, and deal out their qrude opinions. If a man is not fit for anything else, he forthwith be. gins to offer himself as an editor, and under takes to enlighten mankind with the greatest gravity imaginable. They give their opinions with an unction of leal, an Impudence of manner, and a dogmatism of tone, that would appear ridiculous in men of the most shining talents, They will cross swords with the most learned divine, dissent from the lending statesman of the age, laugh at their elders as 'old fogies' criticise poetry with flippancy, and faney that the world would come to an end without their herculean labors. I have an exalted opinion of the dignity and useful nees of the press, and grieve to see it drag ged down by falling into the hands of Imma ture and Inexperienced minds. Those aspir ing to enlighten and instruct others, should at least understand their duties, and the ques tions they may be called upon to discuss." End op the World. The prophecy of Dr. Cummings, a Scotchman, that the affairs of this world will be wound up on the 13th of next June, is creating a considerable ex citement in Paris. The smash will be caused by a tremendous comet coming in contact wilh the earth. Other lenrned Thttbans say that the comet Is coming but they do not be lieve in the "stnnsh." It is a favorite trick, however, of zealots who try to arouse the fears rather than the reason of their hearers to predict the destruction of the world. Yet as it is s part of a great Creation, mutually dependent nnd subjected to the same laws, and nothing yet created has ever been anni hilated, as far ns we know or can imagine, there is no reason for believing that this globe will ever be subject to a calamity, which would doubtless be felt throughout the universe. It has endured for thousands of years, notwithstanding its own internal dis turbances, and will, in all probability, roll on for thousands of years longer, till the pur pose of its creation is fulfilled. Want or Sunshine. "Your city horses don't get enough of sunshine," said a shrewd farmer, "and no wonder, therefore, they are so often unhealthy. In the coldest days of winter, when it was clear, my old father used to take his horses out of the stable, and tie them to the fence in the middle of the day so that they might get sunshine." There was even more wisdom in the far mer's speech thau he supposed. It is not horses only that suffer for the want of sun shine. Thousands of persons living in cities injure their health because of the want of sunshine. The over-worked operative, who Is confined air day in n dark, ill-ventilated room, owes not a little of his fondness for a dram to the absence of the light, joyous, ex hilerating sunshine. The pale, sickly child, that by and by is laid in its coffin, amid the iobs of its heart broken mother, might prob ably have grown up to vigorous manhood if it had been bred on a breezy, clover decked, sunshiny hillside. Who can compute the adults who die annually of consumption sole ly because they have deprived themselves of sunshine year after year. In the physical lile of Americans, especially those who dwell in cities, there is no deficiency so marked nnd fatal as that of the want of sunshine. The human animal requires sunshine quite as much as a plant. New Orleans, Anril 6. The whole A. merican ticket for District Judges elected. Probably the Democratic Supreme Judgo is elected. Cleveland. Ohio. April 7. The demo. crnts were successful in the municipal elec tion in this city by 300 majority. St. Louis. April 7. The emancipationist ticket is probably successful in the city, Wl uier's majority is about 1500. Washington, April 7. The Delaware trust lands will be sold on the 23d Jane next at Owakie instead of Lecompton, Kansas. Cincinnati. April 7. The citizen's ticket for Mayor and Judge elected over the Demo crala. The other others are andecided. The Southern Pulpit. The Richmond (Va.) Despatch thus replies to a Northern idea, that the Southern pulpit will respond politically to the Northern political pulpit: "The Southern pulpit has not deserved this imuslice. During the whole exciting period of the last Presidential contest, when New England pulpits were thundering anathemas auainat Buchanan, Fillmore and the South, not A single pelpit m all the Southern States was desecrated by political preaching. Nut one clergyman in the whole South prostitut ed the sacred desk to political purposes. Our preachers, of all denominations, have confined themselves to the preaching of the gospel, and will continue, to do so, knowing that their Master's kingdom is not of this world. Which of the two.theSouthern orFree soil clergy, reflect In their pulpit course the spirit of their Master! Which are the truest exponents of Christianity!" "Better Late than Never." On the 6th of Febuary, Wm. Godlrey, Esq., of Pee Dee, So. Ca., receiveda letter which had been mailed to him on the 18th of January, 1838, at Clio, a Poat office in Marlboro' District, about twenty miles from the former place. The letter had been nineteen yeursand eigh teen days on Its route, nnd contained a V-20 bill on the Merchants' Bunk at Pee Dee, with a request to return the amount in United States Bank bills. So says the Pee Dee Her ald. - ' fjy" Twenty five years ago Mile Green wood went to Cincinnati a poor young man, and atarted a black auiithery on the outskirts of the town. He now employs four hundred and fifty men, pays 3,600 weekly for wages, afiords support to twelve hundred person!, and turns out $600,000 worth of work annn. ally. Last week he gave a grand feast to his people, to celebrate the quarter century. I3T The Democracy of Louisiana hold their Convention on the 18th of May fnrthe election on the 1st Monday in November, making the canvass la that State over five months in length. THE CANVASS FOR GOVERNOR. The editor of the Nashville Patriot writ ing upon this subject in his Wednesday's i sus, and speaking of Gen. Haskell as a suit able person to be nominated aa a ennditate for Governor sayst We have thought that the public fee ling pointed to bin nomination as a certainty. But we have had our attention called, within a few days past, to the provision of our State Constitution relating to the qualification for irovernor. and the fact that Gen, Haskell some years since, removed to and resided in nrunnsas,nna returned to iennetf.ee, witnin the last two years. Art 3, See. 3,of the con stitution referring to the governor says: He shall be "at least thirty years of age; shall be a cilizen of "the United Suites, and shall have been a citizen of"lhii Slate seven yean next before hit election." It will be seen Irntn these I acts, mat jen. tiasaen is intelligible, nnd the party nnd the friends of this gentleman, will have tn look elaewnere for a standard bearer, in the coming contest. There can be no question that the nomina tion of the gallant Haskell would have been received by n large majority of the Amer icans nnd Whigs of Tennessse with great satisfaction, snd the fact above stated, which seems singular to have escaped attention heretofore, will be unwelcome news to many of his warm friends. Portland, April 8. The steamer Canndl. an has arrived with Liverpool dates of the 39lh ult The sleumer Niagara arrived out on the 23d ult. Liverpool, March 25 Cotton dull at un changed rates. Sales of three days 18,000 bales, Including 2000 to exporters nnd spec ulators. Flour dull at Is decline. Wheat 2d low. er. t'orn od lower. Provisions firm. Money easier. Diplomatic relations hsve been suspended between Austria and Sardinia. The English parliament has beendisolved, nnd the writs for the new Parliament have been made returnable on the 30th of April. The English press speak favorably of Buchanan's Inaugural. A British steamer had forced Fort Woe. gasalh in Japan, because admission had been refused contrary to the treaty. The Emperor of Japan had opened these ports to foreigners, but they sre forbidden to penetrate into the interior. air Messrs. Harmon and Brondhead, late collector and postmaster at Detroit, Mich igan, had some fun over their decapitation. They went to an ambrotypist nnd got sev ernl full length portraits taken; then they cut off their heads and pasted the pictures upon another piece of paper so that their heads appeared severed from their bodies; and a little "claret" trickling over their linen told at once the object of the artist. Having had several copies of the picture fixed in this way, nnd enclosed in a large envelope, they took them to Gen. Cuss, who at their request, franked lliein to prominent Democrats in Michigan. The venerable Secretary was not apprized of the contents of the envelope. And us they contained no explanation oth er than is conveyed by the picture itself, those who received it might inter that the juke had been perpetrated by Gen. Cans, himself. The Sum the Orioin op Force. Profess- or Youioans recently lectured In New York on chemical science, In which he showed the origin of all forms of force to be in one sun beam. Every existing species of motion on the earth, whether known as wind power, water power, electrio power, or animal power have their origin in the rays of the sun. As an illustration of the Professor's mode of elucidating his argument he stated therefleo tion of the iron tunnel for railroad trains over the Menil river in England, which is four hundred feel long, was but half an inch under the heaviest pressure of a train. When the suu laid upon it somo hours it bent up an inch nnd a half from its usual horizontal line, The Bunker Hill Monument is higher iu the evening of a aunny day. The little sunbeams enter the pores of the stone, like so mnny wedges, and lift it skyward. A Double Murder. The Mt. Sterling Whig gives the particulars of an atrocious murder in Estill county Inst week. A young man by the name of Edward Hawkins stole a horse in Eatill last week, when . Constable James Land nnd a Mr. J. Irwin gave him pur suit snd caught him before he Was out of the county. He gave himself up to the officers without resistance, nnd was placed on behind Mr. Laud on his horse, to be taken to the county jail. They had not proceeded far. when Hawkins, having espied a revolver In the breast pocket of the officer, thrust hii hand in, drew it forth, and at the same time discharged the contents of a barrel in the head of Mr. Land, killing him instantly; then leveled the revolver at the head of Mr. Irwin, discharging another barrel, and killing him also. The audacious murderei then took to the fields and woods, and escaped it ia sup posed, to Ohio. To Curi a Burn. Valuable Receipt. A Philadelphia correspondent of the "CoU too Planter and Soil of the South" gives the following receipt as an excellent one for burns. "Take soot from a chimney where wood is burned, rub it fine, and muke one part soot to three parts or nearly ao of hog lard, fresh butter, or any kind of fresh grease that it nil tailed; spread this on linen or mus I'm, or any cotton cloth for easier and more perfectadaptation. If in very extensive burns or scalds the eloth should be ttttn Into strips before putting over the scald. Let the remedy be freely and fully applied, so as to perfeotlastover all the burned parts. No other application Is required until the patient is well, except to apply fresh applications of soot, lard, ate." . - THE CRASH TO COME. The article below, from "Life Illustrated," has a vein of philosophy and good sense run ning through it that will commend it to every one: The prophets of the press and the signs of the times alike indicate an approaching finan cial crisis. Weil, so mote it be. Commercial revulsions are just as necessary occasionally to bring matters of traffic and balances of so count bsck to first principles, as are storms and tempests to purify the atmosphere and regulate the seasons. It la wisdom in us, however, to be prepared for either or both. If men trade, they will sometimes overtrade. If property rises in value, it will, on occasions, be found to have increased in price beyond the resources of the circulating medium. If in a fasnge, with the spirit of go ahenditive ness, young, buoyant, adventurous, nnd enter prising, urged on by a thousand schemes of canals, railroads, telegraphs, new States and 1 erritorles, new cities and villuces.nnd lashed up to inordinate r-nmpt titiun by conflicting Interests bikLx1ics (Tor speculation, our people ever and anon find themselves over whelmed with indebtedness to each other or to foreign nations, there must needs be a crash. Nor is it any thine to be recrelted A crisis should come, mutt come, nnd will come; and in this crisis is sur salvation, just as a fever, though grievous to bear for a time, is the means by which the bodily organism recovers its normal condition. We do not therefore regard the expected ordeal or commotion in prnpcity exchangee and monetary balances as a calamity. Very little will be destroyed by the operation, al though it will result in varying very consid erably the available capital of individuals. INor can we lake sides with these croaking philosophers who ean see no immediate ffooo except in high prices, and no permanent ad vantage except in hoarded gold. VVe shall take the matter, not knowing Through what ttrangc scenes snd chatgei w. may past," as complacently as becometh a philosopher, which we proless to be. We shnil endeavor th keepeool, deal fairly, love mercy, act hon estly, foreclose no mortgages, and procure no snap judgments. And we advise our friends, by winch term we mean all creation, to do likewise. If, in common with a lari'e portion of our fellow beings, we are called upon to suuer some, -we snail, "From teeming evil ttlll educing go.d," rejoice more in the bright prospect beyond than repine at t lie momentary trouble or in convenience. VVe shall still cling to our darling theory, that laughing is better than crying, nnd that working and praying will overcome a multitude of difficulties, while dolorous lamentation would only serve to render a single one insurmountable, Meanwhile, let husbands be industrious nnd sons live within their earnings; let wives be economical and daughters not extravagant; lei luinilies lor n season dispense with nil gewgaws, and hold last to good bread. Let new debts be incurred with caution, while old ones are not repudiated, to the end that "faith in man may not beaouie among the things that were. Especially let creditors be lenient, and give reasonable extensions without ex tortionate usury, while debtors, by their tem perate liver arrd useful avocations, approve themselves worthy of the generous consid eration of those who, for the time being, hold tne reins ol power. Respectable Anckstoks. Iu Wales, peo ple are said to think n great deal of pedigree, and the anxiety to appear well in this respect leads to no little "romancing." Not long ago, a young lady was suddenly thrown hurt de combat by her friend offering to bring posi tive proof that the ancestors from whom ihey traced was on intimate terms with Noah, and was, of course in the ark during the deluge. This was a terrible blow, but the young lady, who would not have told a hb for the world, took breath, and replied, to the complete dis comfiture of her fair opponent, "Very likely, miss, I don't contradict or doubt that; he might have worked his passage with Noah, as a last resource; but we ull know, from the Herald's College, that at the time of the deluge, my pa's ancestors had a boat of their own." Woman's Heart. There is a period in the early lite of every true woman when moral and intellectual growth seems, for a time to cease. Hie vacant heart seeks lor an occu pant. The intellect, having appropriated such ailment as was requisite to the growth of the uncrowned temintne nature, teels the necessi ty of more intimate companionship with the masculine mind to start it upon its second period of development. Here nt this point some stand for years without making a step in advance. Others marry and astonish, in a few brief years, by their sweet temper, their new beauty, their high accomplishments, nnd their noble womanhood, those whose blind ness led them to suppose they were among the incurably heartless and frivolous. Bay I'atlu A laboring man in Chicago, seeking the poat office, the other day, by mistake en tered the office of tho Town Talk, a scurril ous sheet, and asked to have a letter register ed, which he wished to send to a distant city. Obliging clerk, named Chester, said the fee for registering was 0 cents; man paid it; took receipt, signed "Isaac W. Cooke, P. M. by the clerk; and left. Clerk found he was $10 "in, when he broke open the letler; but the prospects now are that he will be seversl dollars "out' before the law lias done with him, for he has been arrested and required to find ffj.000 bail. The Suoar Crop. The Cincinnati Ga zette of Saturday says: One of our grocery merchants, ju-t return ed from New Orleans, informs us that the coining sugar crop of Louisiana bids fair to be the largest ever made. The high pr ces realized have induced planters to' bring into cultivation every acre of land that Is available, snd the planting haa,consequvnlly, been more extensive thsn in any previous year. The new cane presented the most thriving an luxurinnt appearance. , gffAa a train of cars on the Ohio Central Railroad waa nearing Columbus, recently, the engineer discovered a man a short distance ahead, crawling upon his hands and knees across the traek. Before the engine could be stopped, the man was struck and lorn all to pieces. One arm woe thrown fifty feet from the body. . f3THe who has no shame has no eon science, ' ' MYSTERIOUS INTERVENTION. Dr. Kerner relates that a cannon of a Catholic cathedral, of aomewhat dissipated habits, on coming home one evening, saw a light In his bedroom. When the maid opened the door, she started back with surprise, while he inquired why she had left a candle burning up stairs) upon which she declared thst he had come home just before, and gone to his room, and she hnd been wondering at hie nnusual silence. On ascending to his chamber, he caw himaelf silling in the arm chair. The figure rose, passed him, and cam out nt the door. He was extremely alarmed, expecting his death Was nt hand. He, how over, lived many years afterward, but the influence on his moral character was very beneficial, Not long since a professor, t think of tlie. ology, nt a college at Berlin, addressed bis class, SMyingtliat, Instead of his usual lecture he should relate to them a circumstance which, the preceding evening, had occurred to himself, believing the effects wouid be no less salutary. He then told them that, as he wns going home the last evening, he saw his owu image, or double, on the other side of the street, He looked away, nnd tried to avoid it, but finding it still accompanied him, he took a short cut home in hopes of getting rid of it, wherein he succeeded till he came opposite his own house, when he saw it at the door. It rung, the maid opened, it entered, ahe handed it a candle, and, as the professor stood in amnzement nn the other side of the street, he saw the light passing the windows, as it wound its way up to his own chamber. He then crossed over and rang; the servant was naturally dreadfully alarmed on seeing him, but without waiting to explain he ascended the stairs. Just as he readied his own cham ber he heard a loud crash, and on opening the door they found no one there, but the ceiling had fallen in, and his life wns thus saved. The servant corroborated this statement to the students, and a minister, now attached to one of the Scotch churches, wns present when the professor told his tale. Without admitting thu doctrine of protecting spirits, it is difficult to account for these latter circum stances. A very Interesting case of nn apparent friendly intervention occurred to the colebrat ed Dr. A T , of Edinburgh. He was sitting lute one night reading in his study, when he heard a foot in the passage, and knowing the family were, or ought to be, nil in bed, he rose and looked out to ascertain who it was, but seeing no body, he aut down again. Presently the sounrrm'.urred, and he was sure there was some body, though he could not see him. The foot, however, evi dently ascended the stairs, nnd he followed it till it led him to the nursery door, which he opened and found the furniture was on tire; and thus, but for this kind office of his good Hngel, his children would have been burned in their beds. tW The trial of Mrs. Cunningham and Mr. John J. Eckel, for the murder ol Dr. liar vey Burdell, is arranged to come off early in May. It is stated that their counsel confi dently assert that they are not only able to establish the innocence of their client, but to furnish the name of the actual murderer, and show in what manner the horrible deed of blood was perpetrated. HfThe Pittsburg Commercial Journal of the 4th has the following. Girls should not be guilty of such masculine tricks: "Six bux om country lasses, became very angry at an old pedagogue in East Deer township, re cently, for refusing tn allow the young folka to have singing school twice a week in the school house, and as a punishment got a three cornered fence mil, went to the build ing, seized hold of the ancient gentlemnn wlule in the midst of his duties, nnd in spite of imprecations, and entreaties put him astride of it, curried him about thirty or for ty yards, and men scampered on, laughing and shouting in great glee. We understand he has instituted a suit for damages, but what amount we could not learn. A Steam Wagon. A slock company has been formed of persons residing in Cincinna ti and Dayto, Ohio, who have constructed stentu wagon, to be run on common roads. It wns tested a few nigiits since, and travel- ed to the entire .satisfaction of those who got it up. New Land Offices. Tho sites of tho land Hces for the three new districts recently es tablished in the Territory of Kansns have lo cated at Doniphan for the Delaware district, al Fort Scott for the Osago district, and at Ogden for the weatern district. The site of the new land office for the Eastern district in Wisconsin has been established at Mt, Claire. The Mobile Tribune of Wednesday says: VVe learn that several letters were extract ed from one of the mail bags which came down on the railroad from Columbus, Miss., and money to the amount of 83,600 stolerrdown the lot decrease III cotton receipts at therefrom. As yet no clue hue been obtain- ,.,,, , , ed to the thief. There was one 8500 bill nn the Bank of Mobile, one 8SI0 bill on the Southern Bunk of Alabama, and tenty 1U0 bills on the tanul Hunk ol New Urleuns, -An eminent physician at Philadelphia maintains that tho mysterious sickness at Washington resulted from a premeditated at tempt to poiaon the inmates of the National Hotel, He bases his opinion upon the fact that none but those who dined at the public table, were attacked; and as to the story of the rat poisoned water, it is refuted, beaauss the tank is only used for washing, while the drinking water ia brought through pipes from a distance. . Rev. John Barry hss been appoints. Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Georgia, Horrible Appair The Baltimore Argus has received the following from arorrespon. dent. It looks like a hoax, or at least sn exaggeration. There ls,howevcr,aMr.Phil lip Pendleton, Postmaster, residihg at Wins ton Md., in Alleghany county: Winston, Md., March 28th, 1867. Messrs. Editors: I now hasten to give yon an account of qnite a tragical affair that hap pened on the night of the 27th of this month. It seems that the son of Phillip Pendleton, of this county, nnd a younp man by the name of Drain, from Chlcngo, had same misunderstan ding, which resulted in Drain's challenging young Pendleton. He accepted thechallenge, and chose for weapons bowie knives. They nailed thomselves down to a two Inch oak plank by the pants, and fought until Drain was mortally wuuded. Young Pendleton wns Cut nearly In pinses, nr.d Is now lying in a critical condition,' Part of Pendleton's knife is still in Drain's hend. There is no hopes of his recovery. The Dr. thinks they will both diet 'It i a sad lesson for young men of their nge tu tneet with so untimely an end. I have not been able to find out th ennee of the quarrel. As tho mail ia about starling I have scarcely time to go into par ticulars. I will write soon nnd give particu lars of this sad occurence. Drain wns 22 years old, small of stature, while Pendleton was about 19. This is nn example lor young men with hasty tempers. Allen C. I sloes. lSi?Tlie maple sugar produced in Wis consin is thus summed up iq the Mndison Patriot: Wisconsin in 18S0 produced, ao-cording-to the census tables, nearly 700,000 lbs., but ns most of the "sugar camps" were out of the "beat" of the census takers, per haps not over one half of the maple sugar was "reckoned," The present season is Ho doubt a favorablo one, nnd the produce of the "maple orchards" of the State must reach an aggregate of millions of pounds, and at the present and prospepcelive priees of the sweet of life, be highly remunerative. Rotation. Isaiah Rynders, chief of the "unwashed Democracy" of New York eity, believes firmly in this cardinal principle of his party as we infer from his first announce ment after he walked into his office. Ad dressing the dependent officials under his predecessor he affirms, "I have friends to pro vide for, and it is probable you nil have to walk the plank." It is said, however, that twooi the old deputies will be retained, to Initiate Rynders into the duties of his office. Great country this; when such men hold the reins of official power. A Political Preacher Denounced. The New York Observer" (Presbyterian, Old School) notes Rev. Dr. Cheever's Sunday nullincalion discourse about the Dred Scott decision and says: "This preacher has taken more nttrncions and treasonable ground thnn the most radical newspapers or the day. Whether we regard the decision of the Supreme Court ns sound or not, we should bo recreant to the plainest n-i. ..c,i... ai . .I..... j I'lioviiou v, hid now i cauimeiii, 'VB snuilia be false to the government of God. and the civil government under which we live, if we did not express our unmingled abhorrence of tne resistance in nils discourse. It is a dia grace to the city and to the nation, it is disgrace to the pulpit and to the religion of t-iinsi, mat man proiessing me spirit ol the gospel should thus prostitute the sacred desk, the ministerial character and the house ol Uod. American Victory. The Municipal elec tion in Louisville on Mondav last resulted in nn unprecedentedlv overwhelming vlcto ry to the American pnrty. The whale ticket was elected by a large increased majority. The Americans mnde a strong and unexcop- nonnnie ucKet, and though the opposition exhausted their resources in attempts to do- feat it, by direction and indirection, it was carried by a perfect storm. lafTho Ontonagon Miner of the 7th inst. says: "There is an immense mass pure copper exposed in the Minnesota mine which is some forty. five feet in length, nnd in the thickest part, as much as eight or uiue feet in thickness. If it is as pure as it up- pears to be it contains probably more than 600 tons of metal and it Is certainly worth us It lies more thsn f 150,000. 3f" The Stump House Tunnel, on a Rail Road in Pickens District, S. C ia over one mile in length, sixteen feet wide, and twenty feet high. Gen. Colyer & Co., who are ex ecuting the work, have two hundred hands exenvutiug the rock, and will complete it in two nnd a half years. ftirThe last thing heard of John Smith wns his elopement from Lanslnghurg, N. Y., with Margaret Pollock. Johnlelta wife and five small children, and Margaret desert ed an infirm and helpless husband. tif A western editor announces the arri val of a 13th responsibility at his house, and makee the following appeal thereafter: "More subscribers wanted nt this ofliee." DeCreasb in Receipts. The Charleston Courier's cotton statement op the 10th ins tant, makes the decrease in cotton at all the ports, compared wilh Inst year, 318,461 bales. The Savannah Republican of same date puts 827,619 bales. ffA lady walked off s steamboat at Nor wich last Friday night into deep water, where she remained for half an hour buoyed up by her balloon-like hoops, and was filially ex tracted. Gen. Cass. The health of Gen. Cass is said to be failing under the preesure of bus iness, and il la already intimated that he will not remain long in the Cabinet. The wiah, wa apprehend, "ia father to the thought." 3f "You ean do anything If yon hnve patience," said nn old uncle, who had made a fortune, to a nephew who had nearly spent one. "Water niav be carried in a sieve, if you can only wait." "How long!" asked the petulant spenthrift, who was impatient for the old man's obituary: "Till it freezes!" was the uncle's cool reply. Alien SurpRArjE. The Washington cor respondent of the Cincinnati Dally Times, an eye-witness, gives the following baief sc. count of the anion between the Demecratlc snd Black Republican Senators) in the 1st debate and action io that body, which result ed in defeating Americans and resident voU ere from governing in their own land The adoption by the Senate of Mr. Brown's amendment to the Minnesota bill, providing that none but bona fide aettlere should exer. cise the right of suffrage at the primary elec tions, caused great dissatiafaotion among a portion of the Democracy. It was regarded as no kit than an endorsement of the Know Nothing princils clear concession to the American sentiment of the country. - It wsa difficult to decide which party manifested the most chagrin, the Democrats or the Repub licans of the Senate. Douglass csmo in the next day after the passage of the amendment, prepared for a great effort. He spoke near, iy two hours In fuvnr of reconsidering the vote, He scted ns a sort of "whlpperin" for the foreign sehtimeuti and berated, without mercy, those Democrats who bad dared to vote against alien suffrage. He wss follow, ed by Seward nnd Hale, who agreed with inn in every essential particular, and trie sin gular spectacle Was presented in the Senate of Republicans and Democrats speaking nnd voting together in favor of unlicensed alien iiltrnge in the raw States. ' It was a race of eiiingogues for the foreign goal. Crltten en, Houston, Bell, nnd other Americana, an. denvored to defend the institutions of their country from desecration, bnt a union of Re- publican and JJcmm-rntic votes proved too strong, nnd tho amendment was reconsidered by a vote of 31 yeas snd 23 nays. , The en tire Republican force of the Sennte voted with the democracy. The odium of this Anti American moi.aiirA tu.l.knB in n..n.i ... . -. uu.,..IKn ... vu;iii.a, Seward, Hale and a few Northen Democrats. Al the primary election in Minnesota the right of suffrage Is thrown open to all ner. sons who tnnv chance to be in the territory on election day! day! Taking the risk of nn indictment for libel we publish the following communication of a garrulous, though sensible old lady: . the soliloquy op an old ladt that WENT TO LAW. ; , Pay tho cost indeed!" Yes. this rrnlno- tn law ia very tine, pay the cost alter being an noted by having your fences Dulled down; nil the dust in the street swept before your door; insulted when you speak nboutil; dirt inrown in your cistern; your children's face slappid and called ugly little devils; all the time in hot water and saimbbies: huahnnr! - cross and ill tempered; neighbors distant and inning pari wiin your enemy hinting .that you are no betlfr than you onght to be, and saying it serves you right, then get mad nnd go to law; claim $1,000 damages; get a $20 vernici and pay me cost, some 70. Yes, indeedl p..y the cost! that's the letter of the lawl a mass ot everybody's different opinions upon the same subject. Lawyer polite, naks Wia down Mr what he culls a "retainer." i es indeed, 1 should Hunk a pretty good re tniner it proves to be, when it gets into his hands smiles and says- you will certainly succeed; go to court every two or three weeks, come home after stuying two or three hours dinnerless; case put oft Irom day to day, then irnm term to lerm; al Inst lawyer informa you that your case is to come on. Witnees es swear directly contrary to what you ex-pecled-recollect every thing that they ought not to, and forget every thing they onght to remember. Law, Indeedl n nasty intricate Inbvrinth that neither Jiiduo, Jury, nor any body else knows anything about. Go to law indeed go to the d I first! Well, I wont swear, but it makes me feel like it, they wont get me to law again; I've hud enough of it, nnd here nfter if folks don't let me alone I'll try niy law in shape of boiling water, that I will; darn your law, it's a humbug, that it ia. V'1CT1M. Ret.Dr.Sprinq on Schisms. The Neater of New York divines. Dr. Spring, recently preached a sermon to his people, in which he took occasion to mention, as one of the chief obstacles to the spread of the Gospel, the divisions In the Church itself. Nothing, he said, is more inexplicable and distressing than these thousand divisions into which the Church Is rent "I see," said Dr. S"ono (iospel, simple and sufficient, and cannot un derstand the reason that leads men who re ceive it to adopt so mnny snd such conflicting views. Alas, for this spirit of sectarianism. A Warnio to Fast Youno Men. John Miller, aged twenty eight years, died at In dianapolis nn Friday night. The Journal gives a brief history of his cad career. He was born in Dat ton, Ohio left sn orphan wilh a large estate, and to his owu guidance. became a "fast young man," rapidly spent a fortune which was counted by tens of thous ands, lie kept a circle of dashing young fellows ubout him until his money wss gone, w ho then deserted and left him. ' He sought Indianapolis ns a home, and there in some menial capacity, lived for a time, and died in a strange garret, friendless and alone. Female Rioters Acouited. At nelvill. Ohio, last week, eleven females were tried for breaking into the liquor atoer of a man named Murrisaud emptiyug the liquor into the street. A Inrse crowd was liresent nt the trial, and the verdict of "not guiitv", waa welcomed with the loudest applause! l-jf-"No use in my trying, to collect that bill, air," said a collector to his employer, handing the dishonored document to the latter. "Why!" "The man who should pay it is 'nun est,' replied the Collector. "Then take it and collect il, sir. An 'non est' man will not fall to meet his obligations." Seduction Case in Nicholas County. A correspondent of the Paris Flag, writing from Carlisle, says! The trial of Dr. J. H. Carpenter in our Circuit Court last week, for the seduction of Miss Gornm, resulted in his being fined f 3,. 760 and costs. The once will probably eoat Imu 5,000. Ha ia worth about 6,000. His property was attached when the suit wsa commenced. The Doctor is a married orsn. New Orleans, April 8 Oxnsrd, ex- change dealer, left on the Empire city Sun day morning sfter having swindled houses here to the amount of 100,000 dollars, UTIIurry and Cunning are two appren tices of Despatch an J Skill, bnt neither of them ever learned their master's trade. fSfPresideut Buchanan hoc lost another relative in the decease of Miss Lane, a niece She died a few daye ago al Lexington, Ky, IWA telegraphic despatch state that, Ed mund Burke, of New Hampshire, cucocrde Applston as editor of th Washington Unloa, i .