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ATHENS, TEM., FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1858. VOL. X.-N0. 508. BY SAM. P. IVINS. j i?4 TIIK POST 18 i'lillMSIIKU EVKItY FlilPAY, AT IWO . DIH.UHd ITU Vi:H, r YA BLK IS All VA NCR. Ad varllnenifnl" will be chanredtl per square rlfi ituei'., or less, lurtlie first insertion, anil So cents for eaeti cnntinsArici!. A lilicral riViinction mail lo those GluiarWertlseby the year. fW Persons snrlins:ailver Jlscnwnls mast mark the number of times they desire them Inserted, or they will be continued until forbid and charted accorcllns:ljr..jvl . For announcing the uamei of candl.latesfor olnce ,f o, 'obU.iarynotlcesoTerlSlines.charged attheregular Vvcrtiiiia; rates. Allcoiaiuunlcallonslntendeilto promotetlie private i iidier Interests of Corporations, Societies, .Iclioolsor nillvliiunla, will he chariri il as advcrtlements. r Jh Wrk.silehasPamplilct,Minutes,Clrculars, Csrcls, Illanks, Handbills, c, will be executedin good llylr, and on rensonnhle terms. ...i , All Wtura aiMressril to the Proprietor, post paid ,will le promptly altviijleil to. , ' 1'erioi s at a ili.iuce .lendlnic ns ike names offo ir t ilv.nl mhfertMrs, will he entitled to a fifth copy gratis. .No communication Inserted unless accompanied by the name of the snthor. f-fT omce ou Main street, next door to the old Jack- Sn Hotel. THE POST. "jtTHF.ivs tinntv. jiKj8,j8aa. "iOTKS OK TIIK IlASKfToF TKNSKSSKK, Received by the Stale, Union and Planters' Banks of Tennessee, at Nashville. lty tin J'Unkn' Hank. Ilank of Tennessee, Hank of Memphis, Northern Hank f Tenn. Hunk of America, t'itirens' Hank, Hank of Cliattananga, Hunk of Miil.lle Tenn. Commercial Hunk, Union Hank, Maulers' Hunk, Merchants' Hank, Farmers' Hank, llunk of Paris, n. k nt i:iiimerce Hank of the Union, Southern nuns. Bp the Bitnk of Ttnntuft nU the Cnloa Btinb Ilank of Tennessee, Pltiaens' Hank, lantern' Hank, t'nlon Hank, llauk of America, Hank of Chattanooga, Hunk of Memphis, Hank of Paris, llauk of the Union, Huck's Hank, bank of Middle Tenn. (Illy Hunk, Farmers' Hank, Men-hauls' Hunk, Northern Hank, Southern Hunk, Traders Hank, Kentucky Hanks, New Orleans Hanks. Washington, June 8. Semite Tim N- test mirinr itiltitn hill with several ainend- 'ir t - ments, passed, nnd the Army appropriation bill was tken up, adjourned. James G. Ilnrret, Democratic candidate for mnyor, U elected by 579 mr.jority. On motion of Mr. Bigler, the session was extended tu Hie fourteenth, by a vote of 43 gainst 16. The Secret-try of the Interior risk Con gress for 100,000 to preserve peace among the Indians of tho Norlliern Superintcnden cv, ho now threnten the invasion of the frontiers. Washington, June 9. House. The House amended the Senate amendment sub etituting ten Steam nnd seven War Vessels of light draft for five, by it vote of 91 against 43. I ditcher's agreement for four additional Steamers for the North Western Lukes was agreed to. New Orleans, Jun 8. Girard Slith the American candidate for JUuyor is elected by 290 majority, but many 4(T the principal numes on the tick el w ere defeated. The city is quiet. The Vigihints broke up their camp last night nnd disbanded, but have not disorgan ized. They say they ore ready to carry out their principles at uny moment. Thn municipal authorities are engaged in treating all concerned iu the Vigilance movement. Writs huvo been issued for the arrest of tlio leaders, on n charge of high treason. Later. The trouble is all over. The Mayor lias slopped further arrests, and dis charged all those already arrested New Orleans, Jane 9. The City is quiet. The trouble is all over. No official election returns yet. Washington, June 9. Private advices from Commander Rogers, f the Waterw itch, say that ft British vessel was despatched aflcr the "Styx," directing her to cease visitations of American vessels, also that cruisers nro acting under no new older, but those of 1847. Benjamin and Davis Hindu up their dillicul tics by amicable explanation on tho floor of Hie Senate. The Indian appropriation bill passed. The Ocean Steamship appropriation bill was considered. r- Gen. S. D. Jacobs, for many years ft 'citizen oT Knoxville, and ufterwards Assist ant Tost Muster General, died .May 22nd, at Natchez, Miss. Run Out. The "sands of life." We nre glad to learn that the joa.ii? mn' "old Dr. James' sands of life," which have been "nearly run out" so long, have ceased run ning altogether, letters hereafter directed to the mythological doctor will be sent to Washington, opened, and the money return ed to the deluded party w ho sent it. -4T li is tho custom of some planters on the Mississippi, to raise money on their grow ing crops to spend during the summer, by traveling either at the North or in Europe. In consequences of the overflows, this kind of paper is looked on with distrust and the offerers have to submit to n deep shnve where the paper is taken. Tftoora Ukbkiitmu. We learn from ft Carrullton (Mo.) paper that the troops de signed for Utah, ascumling lite Missouri riv er, are deserting every chance they got. On the steamer Oglesby, recently, there were litres hundred troops, out of which them were fifty desertions before that boat passed Hill's Landing. It is suspected by some that Mormons, in disguise, are following the soldiers, and nflord those, who are willing to desert in opportunity to escape. Tho true and only reason, however, for this disposi tion to desert lies in a general order issued n few weeks ago, forbidding payment to tho troops until their arrival at Fort l-arninie. tJf Home congregations seem to be par ticular as to their preachers. One of these gavo publie notice that they w anted a preach er, but went on to specify, lhal besides being n good Christian, ho must havo ft good moral character. THE POSTMASTER GENERAL AND HIS IMPROVED INTERNAL MAIL FACILITIES. Postmaster General Brown is evidently a practical business man in his department, and is working earnestly to bring up its ex tensive and complicated machinery to the de mands of the day. For example, it appears that while our Southern Bobadils and Bom bastes Furiosos were discharging their sur plus gas and gasconade at their late mis-culled Southern Commercial Convention in Ala bama, another convention of a totally differ ent character w'as in session nt Chattanooga, Tennessee, at which the following matter-of-fact ami practical resolutions were adopted to wit : Resolved, That, in the opinion of this con vention, the great central line of railroad from New York via Washington City, Rich mond, Lynchburg, ICnoxville, Chattnnoogn, Tenn., and Memphis and Charleston Railroad, to Grand Junction, and thence by the Mis sissippi Central, and New Orleans, Jackson, und great Northern railroads, is the shortest and most practicable route for the connection of the great Southern mail with the line lo California via Tehuuntrpec; nnd we most respectfully ask that the Post-master Gener al to give this line his consideration in deter mining the practicability of the scheme. Resolved further, That we pledge ourselves to en operate with the PostOHiee Department to ailed an object so greatly to the interest of the South and West, and so desirable to the whole people of thu United States. It further appears, that acting upon these practical suggestions, the Postmaster Gener al promptly took the matter in hand, having the evidence placed before him that by the route indicated a mail bag had been brought from New Orleans to Washington "in the incredible time of four d iys." And to show that this was not a fancy performance, the company concerned offered to carry Hie until between the points mentioned, within the lime stated, for a whole year, under contract; and with the expiration of the year to put on a double daily mail to be carried between New York and New Orleans in seventy-five hours. Four days between New York and New Orleans will bt n clear saving of three days as compared with the old jog trot slow coach system left to his successor by Postmaster General Campbell. Of course, this is very much due to tho completion of connecting railroads; but it is much more due to the promptitude with which Gen. Brown has ap propriated to thu service of tho department those increased facilities. In this connection, also, a contract has been entered into with Emile I-aserc, Louisiana, for the transporta tion of tho mails twice a month, via Tehunn tepec, to San JVancisco, it bin fourteen days from New Orleans. This arrangement, how ever, is stoutly resisted by the Sloo party; but wo cure very little w hether this or that company of speculators shall secure tho job, so that tho great object of the Postmaster General bo attained which is tho shortening of tho mail lime between New York and San Francisco some fivo or six days. In behalf of the public, and especially of the great commercial community of this me tropolis, we cordially approve and commend these movements of General llru'vn for this great proposed reduction of tho mail time between the commercial centre of tho conti nent and the commercial centre of our Pacitic coast. X Y. Herald. Fictitious Names. It is a very common custom for persons to receive letters through thu Post Ollico under fictitious addresses. This p'un is resorted to often for legitimate purposes, but more frequently to cover tho schemes of somu villian. It will be seen by the following note fiom the Post Ollico De partment, which wo find in the Union nr.d American, that a recent discussion lias shut down upon this prnclico: Post Office Department, ) June 3, 1858. Dear Sir: In answer to your inquiry, whether the newspaper statements that tho Post .Master General had decided that, "where letters reached any Post Oilicc, addressed lo fictitious names or parties, they should not be delivered to any one claiming to be tho rep resentatives of the addressed parties, but be sent to the Department ns dead letters." I havd to inform you that such decision has been made, nnd'tho instructions given arc, that all such letters, not being deliverable according to the standing regulations, should, in due comse of time, be returned ns dead letters. I am, respectfully, vnur ob't servant, HORATIO KING, First Ass't. P. M. Gen'l. S. R. Anderson, P. M. Nashville, Tenn. -$Tlt appenrs that Mr.Clay, of the House of Representatives, says tho Ualtimoro Pat riot, has resigned his membership of tho "Coniinilleo on Foreign Relations." Tho wonder is, that he should .have been placed upon su important a Committee Not Hint, like a spoiled child displeased with his rattle, and in a rage throwing it aside; but, finding his proposition treated wilh neglect, in a huh", has withdrawn from honor unmerited, and which ought never lo havo been conferred. Oh! how lameiilablo for the country, and galling, as it must be, for the gallant Ken tucky, that so noble nnd beloved a Rcpre.en i .tiv,. nrent and so cood n man ns tho Father should havo been succeeded by so weak and shallow n Sun. A Resolution that Din not Pass. A waggish member or tho Into Commercial Convention proposed the following resolu tion, and desired to offer it, but could get nobody to "second" it. ilcmheJ, That tho Southern pcnplo have Witt done within;, nnd don't intend to do nothing; that this convention now adjourn "sine die, alter requesting nlr. bewarri, ol New Yoik, lo kick the seats of honor of the Southern members of Congress, and that Mr. Hale of New Hampshire, hoiii iiieir coat tails out of tho way, nttd lhal these gentleman receive the thanks of this conven tion for doiug those sorvicca. HUMPHREY MARSHALL UN BRITISH INSULTS. Hon. Humphrey Mnrshall, the eloquent snd able American Representative from Ken tueky, made a speech in the House the other day iu reference to the search of our vessels on the high seas, which the Washingtori Stutct (I)eiu ) thus notice;: Marshall, of Kentucky, put in glowing woi Jb the sentiment of his parly on that point, when he suiii, "our national attitude mutt be rectified," and that, sooner or later, it will be rectified. It is true, be gave his rea stins therefor in the tone of a partisan, but they had a loftier scope and range than mere partisanship! and in this the best and soundest of his party are with tiiin. "I would point you," he says to the body which is soon to put on record their vote either for 'titbiiiitiion and ditgrace" or vindication and victory, ((or those who heard him that day must decide between the two,) "to nearly every natior? in the world with whom we have relations, treating us with a contempt we little deserve, snd should no longercaliu ly brook. I would take you to the western coast of Mexico, where your consuls are kick ed about nnd your citizens iti-prisoned; or to tho Oulf Stream, where your merchant ship ping is fired upon weekly by a supercilous ri val wilh impunity. Vr I would carry you cveu to China, where the Pagan tramples your starry rlag under foot and tears it into shreds before the eyes ol your consul, and burns the property of your ilizens, or con fiscates it to his own uses. I would carry you to Holland, where your charge d'affaires points to the dictionary for the Hutch minis ter to find the signification of an English word he will not pronounce, but is ordered to write, to sustain a reclamation which was made absolute hy an American administra tion, yet has beeu, so far, treated with con tempt. I would point to Spain, with whom not one case has ever been brought to a set tlement, notwithsttthdiiig the Osteud mani festo and the Cincinnati platform. I would bid you listen to the cry borne on every breeze A ..w.m;ia n nlli9utl III AVUPV llflrt of thfl iroin nillllivnii v..--"- r L-lobe, asking this government lor protection . I 1-1 lli.i. f r..,tl.l in meir luwiui ptuamm, I. .. tliia lins liPffll ilt'lftVAil. UD- reiiiinu ..' - j - der one excuse or another, by our politicians, .- . ... I.n haa I...H Ulltll every lllieillfieiiii mini o broad laughs derisively at the idea that the (lag of the Uuiteu States is a safe shelter h'om insult or outrage. The Rows and Ruffians of Kansas. Our black republican cotemporaries nre working desperately to gel up a little breeze of excitement concerning the late border ruf fian outrages in Kausas; but it is no go. These recent outrages were confined to two hostile bands of fierce banditti, the one headed by dipt. Hamilton, pro-slnvery and the other by Ciipt. Montgomery, no slavery. They came into a collision rather unexpect edly to the latter party, nnd the consequence was that some ten or a dozen of them were rather unceremoniously killed nnd wounded. Had both oarlies been exterminated in the encounter the people of Kansas would have had occasion to be very thankful. AnC this, we believe, is the whole mailer in a nutshell. The Kansas agitation is played out. A Good Speculation Sleeping Cars. A car, fitted up for sleeping, has been pul upon the Little Miami road. It is furnished w ith comfortable berths, (into which the seats nre converted,) and apartments temporarily constructed, like the state-rooms of n steam er, with accommodations for four. The charge for a berth is fifty cents per night, nnd the nttnndant informed n friend Veslerdnv morn ing that he had taken the night previous thirty dollars for lodgings! The owner of the cur furnishes it gratis to the Railroad Company, and gets bis pay fiom the sleepy passengers at fifty cents per head. Some Yan kee is nt the bottom of this speculation. Politics and "Huckle-berries" in North Carolina. Ex-Gov. Morehead of Guilford, and Col. Alex. Watson of Rubeson, being announced as candidates for the Legislature in their respective counties, the Fnyctville Observer thus recurs to nn interesting dis cussion between them in 1840: "The points on which tho discussion be tween tho Colonel nnd thu Governor turned, were relative to the growth nnd maturity of huckle-berries, and the probability of Gen. Harrison having been olTin a swamp eating them whilst his troops wero fighting tho British. The Colonel uiainlained that Gener al Harrison was eating the hucklo-berries, though the Governor in reply threw n little doubt on tho subject by a suggestion that huckle-berries did not ripen in November." tW The Memphis Ledger says: "With tho subsidence of the waters on Iho Arkan sas shore, inosquilies nro becoming so thick that the sun sets fifteen minutes, loo soon, its rays being obscured by the swarming in sects, ns they were by the clouds of nrrows ut the battle of Pharsalin. A man can stand in Hopefield, and write his name in the mur ky cloud. A citizen of the Swamp tells us that be saw n huge mosquito sharpening his bill with u tomahawk, nnd Charles Gillis says he was taking a snooze in Hopefield on Sunday, when one perforated tho skin of his left heel upwards of threo inches, and then brake his neck" in the effort to get loose." t-if There's n man ill New Orloans with such ft tarnnlion wooden head, that he is obliged to use a jack-piano wheuever he is in want of a shaving. l-jf We find Iho folluwing in one of our exchanges : "Indemnity for the past iv up. Securi ty for tho future jny uWn." Wo wonder if the editor or that exchange sees many "lips" and "downs"in his editorial life? New Yohk, Juno 4. The liluck Wurrior has arrived. By this arrival we learn that or.o of thu Itriiish officers who has made himself ao con spicuous in boarding our merchant vessels at Sagun In Grande and on tho Gulf, bus been arrested nnd sent to Jamaica. A Numerous Phogf.nt. Sauiuol Wright, a farmer, who resides in Washington county, Pa., has 18 children, 111 grand children, and 114 great grand children. His wife, tools still living. Ilo's "all (w) right on the goose." THE NEW ORLEANS VlGILANCE MOB. We republish this uiorhlng Ironi the New Orleans Crescent, the details of the first day's movements of the mob, which recently en deavored tu break down the American party in that city. Commenting Upon the treason able usurpations br this mob, the Crescent says : Night befofe last the sun went down on a peaceable and quiet city. The government prescribed by the constitution was fulfilling its usual functions without let or hindrance. The supremacy of the law was acknowledged on all hands. There was neither disturbance nor the sign of a disturbance. And, until lute in the night, the stars Hire' their mild radiance upon as tranquil atd orderly a me tropolis us there is upon the broad surface of the globe. ', At a lute hour a baud of artvsd men, num bering one hundred ud Sftr, otihessta bouts, marched (from the Castom-Hous It is said) to the State Arsenal, burglariously entered it, plundered it of the artillery, small arms, mus kets and munitions of war it contained, und established themselves on Jsckson Square, planting their cannon so ns to command the various street approaches. That the move ment was as deliberately as it was nefariously planned, tho circumspection and order that marked the lawless depredations fully de monstrate. For a more detailed account of these indeff nsiblo acts of lawlessness, we ro fer our readers to the local column, it being our purpose here only to touch the subject in its most important aspect. The demonstrations threw the city into an almost indescribable stale of excitement, which the publications in some of the morn ing papers served only to inflame. It appear ed that a secret, unknown, irresponsible cabal, culling themselves a "Vigilance Committee," had usurped all law and authority nnto them selves, during the night, and declared the regular government nt an erd for the time beTng. The following card, evidently pub lished by authority, appeared in the Courier of yesterday morning. We subjoin it, so that our explanations may be complete: To the People of JVeu OWrani! Having resolved to free our oity of the murderers who infest it, we have assumed its temporary government, ready lo account to our God and to the laws of our country for the nets we are about In perform. We have no political object in view, and we cull upon all true and good men to join in the work we hnve undertaken. We will nnd shall have order and security restored amongst us, and to this end we pledge ourselves and honor. We shall inflict prompt and exemplary punishment upon well-known and notorious offenders and violntors of the rights and pri vileges of citizens, and shall not lay down arms until this is effected. i .., ii... iv;..n.u ,.r li anal order meet us. and they shall be forthwith organized and armed. By order of THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE. New Orleans, June 3, 1858. We shall not attempt to-snswsr the abovo card further than to asj that Its allegations nre.in grossand detail, us false as is the state- ment of ti e w riters tli tt they "have no politi cal object in view." A greater falsehood was never penned a greater falsehood was never published. They hud, nnd they have, a "po litical object in view" and that object was and is to throw the control of the city of New Orleans into the hands of Major Beaure gard, one of John Slidell'a sub-lieulcnants, in order to advance the lnller individual's chances for the nomination for the next Pres ;.i Tl.i. tlin "iihioel" thev had in view, and he is n great fool or n great knave who denies it. Being apprised of the revolutionary condi ,;,. ,.n ',ir. nd of thu armed banditti that ;,.,i n n,.rtin f t lici i-itv. the Mavorcoo- vened the Common Council at 10 o'clock. That bodv authorized him, as we unaerstanu, to put down the insurrection as beat he tnlght, and then adjourned until 4 o'clock in the af ternoon. In the meantime the Mayor had an interview with the leaders of the trnitors. r,i .....ri nfi;i;na hsi rflfused to ac- l liev pi up"nc iuui.i"u- - , cede to. Other conditions were afterwards proposed, by letter.snd perempiorny rejecieu, and the"militury were ordered out. But, in ...l..i:..n t.m ll.iu ,,! ntriir nrneeedinra of the IVIU'IUII W uio, -' ci lawless rabble, who without color or cause, reason or justihcation.have placed vnemseives beyond the pale of the laws, s fuller account will bo found elsewheie. The whole course of the Vigilance Com mittee, and its armed myrmidons, has been .. j i .. ,i.;. ii..t i rlisrcnutub e. inarseu oy cvcijumhb; - r lawless nnd anarchical. They commenced their infamous work by Durgiary, nicy iva- i :. k.. il.nu kiintilun bv ar- lliineu is ujr 'i"ii- -j 1, 7'.. 'i j resting well-known citizens without tho shad- ow ol cause or aunionij, mcj r rVorla tliMW nntiaed forced ad- rfllllll'IUI VUI WW..,--, jouinnients of several of them; they obstiuct. , .i ..t.i:. nf (Wn nn.trnnolis: eu me puonc in(;iij r they injured me streets anu crui"e ;,.. i. i..bi,.r tlm iron hridifes and con structing barricades; and in nothing Imve they demeaned tnemseives as goou iw society, or as law and order abiding men. With the words of law snd order upon their lips, the supporters ol Major Beauregard havo violated all law snd order defied all Inw and order and proclaimed revolution in our midst. In the name of Reform, they have committed burglary. In the name of Reform they have plundered propeisy. ... ... - .- ' .i i k..n mnltv ol as de- 01 lU'lorni, mey nn ' . ' . testable acts as any which disgraced the worst era of the worst r rencn Is this the entertainment to which the gen tlemen singing th. call w-h-h I. to he or- mat on of the lnnepenoe... 7 " people of New Orleans! IV this he R e fo rm hey would seek to Inaugurate! Is ) j which to remedy bu-e.I I. this their mod. of teaching th. using BJ-ero lion I . son. that will make them obey he regula tions of civilized societv. reveren lb. ws their elder, make, and "d'B. "f" to! la this the manner in whit Ji .ee uril) to would result in the disrupthm wouiu " .,,,.,i. nnd In almost insecurity to Hie anu -r-- v' , . , ul""" ' .. .li..,. ul h eon rl (nnd to every eonceivaoie iiio'K - - , U,e debasement, degradation .r.d infamy of N,B,,Mlnnkaod. the reekles. nnarchi... ennnot .ticceed. I nev - J"""- dcrert artillery, u -- , long. Thev cannot . ay Ihw fver. even f they are not removed by an overpowering . ' .... ..I .mum the election to force. I ney cimo"" . , , . go their way. by .word.cannon and bayonet. There are fortv-ssven precincts In thl.city. The traitor, cannot frc obedience sl any or all; for Iho moment they get from behind their e.innolv, and disperse, and seek td intimi date the brave American thousands that warm In thi. city, they Will reap their re Ward, and will require none other on thi. sublunary sphere. Bennett is Luck Poor Bennett of th. Herald is in luck, standing high in the favor snd confidence of the Buchanan Administra tion. No wonder poor Bennett is such an ardent supporter of old Buck, and so stal wart a defender of all the members of the Cabinet He is well paid for his friendship, ss the following extract from the Washing ton Correspondence of the Philadelphia Press sufficiently attests : "Bennett of the New York Herald has had his own way here, in the matter of patronage. I have it tonday, from a Senator who Will not vote for Flenro', that there art no less than four of the stUchees of the Herald holding Sltice tinder this Administration, vie -Wyk off is roving diplomatist, (who got to th. United States sfter the October election, in 185b;,) Fleurot, United States Consul at Bordeaux; s paid agent at Mexico, who is hand and glove wilh the British embassy there; and one, I think, on board the Niagara, looking at the electric sen serpent, the submarine tele graph. Considering how ably and effectual ly Bennett supported Mr. Buchanan in 1856, this is very small pay !" A Platform or Hands. At a recent fire in Boston a Mrs. llickoy was caught In the third story and could not escape by the staircase. She then went into the room im mediately under her own, and on her presen ting herself at the window the persons be low called on her lo take courage and ob serve their directions, and they would save ber. They then, to the number Cf six or eight, or as many as could join, formed a circle, each man extending his arm horizon tally, and giasping with his right hand the right, and with his left hand the left hand of tlit man opposite, their arms crossing. They then told her to kneel upon the win dow sill, und to incline her body in such a way as to free her head from the wall, and to fall sideways. All being ready she threw herself from that third story window! Not a man drew back from that imminent peril to which euch man was exposed. All stood firm, and this poor woman was received in safety upon the platform of hands and arms without any injury to either them or her self. Bullies in ConuREss.-IIarris and Hughes, who bandied billingsgnte the other day in the House, have concluded thai it is more dan gerous to fight than to bark in dog-days. The settlement was announced in the House on the 7th, ns follows : llnnen.-KiiVfirrA Mnid tllllt. Actinrf ftS the friend of Mr. Hughes in the recent difficulty IwIwhs nun an rl Mr. Harris, of Illinois growing out of language used in the debate on the Kansas election case ne uau uiei air. Win. II. folk, the rnena ot rinrris, ana mey hurl itnma in the conclusion that no hostile meeting wos necessary; nnd that the mnttcr hud been settled on terms honorable to both gentlemen. fVr- At a netrro celebration Intely on Irish man stood listenins to the colored speaker expatiating Upon government nnd freedom, and as the orator came to a "period irom one of the highest, most poetical flights, the Irishman said : "Bedad, he speaks well for a nagur, didn t he now 1" Somebodv said, "he isn't a negro lie is only n half negro." "Only s hall nagur la it: -veu, n "' nagur can talk in that style, I'm thinking whole nagur might bate the prophet Jere miah !" Suppobt Your Home Paper. The Cleve land Herald talks thus sensibly upon the duly of supporting home papers: "Recollect, if a home paper is to be sup ported, home Influence must do it, Every dollar sent to Eastern papers is at the ex pense of the local papers. A county acquires prominence through its paper more than in any other way, and to every one who has county interest's at stake, bis home paper is a neceasity. Never will such a man tuke a paper printed nwny front home until he is nble to take it second paper. His first paper will be his home sheet, and he will so iden tify his own interest with that ot his county paper as to consider his subscription as inuco n matter of yearly duty a. the payment of hi. taxes." The Fihst White Man Born in Ken tucky. The first white man born in Ken tucky is still living, and i. residing in that Stnle. His name is Captnin &nocn uoune, n nei.how of the treat pioneer, Daniel Boone. His farm is on the Ohio river, at the mouth of Otter Creek, a few miles below the mouth of Salt river. He was born shortly after Col. Iloone's second expedition to Kentucky, and is consequently greatly advanced in years, Kill i Imltf nnd heartv nnd very cheerful, and is fond of relating the thrilling scene, which he witnessed during tho enriy nay. . ... uj-.i. .nj hlnnile ifrnunds." He is said to resemble in a striking degree hi renowned uncle, both in form and features. i ....... Domestic UisruTE. a roup. long married) wero contending about what should be the name of their first and only child. William, my dear, I want to numo him Peter." "O' no, love, I do not like Peter, he denied ' . i . .... ..ii k',. I. I, " In. master. i-i "Why, William! I enn't bear Joseph. J....:..A I.',. ...liitrusa." He tiuilicu .no " Terrible Affray. The St. loiii New. I.. Xli.V.rlnnrl mn ntlnrh of Snal. ay. vims - ding St. Rogers' Circus, was killed by one McFarlnnd snapped lui pistol nt Roberts, ... I. nuiL.tr dir., nnrt mil l,t..tnt V WHO UrtlW " "-.r--,...., - served McFurlaud's head from nil body at a finite inw"' .. ir ...:..! In AN r.coNOMisT. it you . i .!J t. ....an ti.nnA nf nnvarlti cominii suiciub iu vun..ji.v. . r...v, do the deed early in tho morning, Instead of 1 . . . .1 u . . .. , i 1 1 .... II.. ...... r. k n late at nigns aim you win ..u.. of three meals. THAT CONVENTION. A lively correspondent of the Savannah Georgian, who was s delegate to the late Southern Convention at Montgomery, thus gives itt his experience: Mr. Editor: I was s delegate from thun derbolt alias Warsaw, at the recent Commer cial Convention, at Montgomery, Ala. I was pregnant with three important measures to bring before that Southern enlightened, pa triotic and unanimous (upon the last vote,) assemblage. First, I was to deliver myself of a proposition to pave the streets of Savannah with the oyster shells of Thunderbolt (a mat ter Savannah Conncilmen never dream about) second, I wanted to re open the Sunday li quor trade at Thunderbolt; third. I was in favor of putting down the Sly Tippers Bank of modern "Warsaw," in which the Directors promise all kinds of moral obliga tions but pay out precious few of thein. Now, friend Georgian, if 1 eould have found an opening at the Convention te have cut in these useful matters, I wo.i'4 have ef fected somethinir, but when I gof "to Mont gomery I found the order of the day to feast upon was all slave trade. "Slave trade la Yanoey, Slave trade a la Prj or, slave trade a la Sprat t, slave trade garnie a la English and a la Kansas, and slsve trade dished up in all manner of styles but the one likely to be unanimously discussed. I got sick of Montgomery; indeed, I still feel weak from the effects of the "bleeding" I received there. Three dollars a day at a hotel, in a fraction of a room; fifteen cents for s drink of non nobit domine "brandy," raised especially for the benefit of delegates; twenty-five cents each way for omnibus fare to the depot of the Convention; a dollar a head to enter a place and see a lot of girls sell a tablespoonful of ice cream and three strawberries for fifty cents, to help pay Mr. Washington of the ML Vernon Yankee specu tion. Then two dollars from each delegate to pay expenses at an agony of a ball, at which there was only one lady to five gentlemen, with a "supper" of strawberries and oake, and only a few bottles of champagne. Montgomery is doubtless a fine place and all are fine fellows, but MI never go there agoin as a "delegate," and Thunderbolt and its Kings and Commons were to beseech me Upon their marrow tones. There was no committee there to pay attention to delegates, and on leaving I took a side out up to the first station for fear I might meet a oommit tee at the depot to prevent any delegate leav ing Montgomery with money in his pocket. I regret that I eould not brirlg Iny mea sures before the Convention, and now write this to show that I had the will to do so, but could not find the way. Yours ever, wait ubkkk. Secrkt Sot iarrixs in Fuanoi. The Paris cor respondent of the New Orleans Picayune, in a recent letter, savst ..naLA. n.ii.l- nnam nil tlisL llA IS not Aim ' " " ' v ' f- "7 l, Ik. nnli.a nt fltA str.rrt. annietlPS a police infinitely more cealona, indefatigable, and astute (they work for love, and not for pay.) than the police of the Government. They lounge near theTuileries, in the Champs El vices, iu the Hois do Boulogne every where V .. .. e . . r . 1. watching tne invornuie moment mr mir n 1,. mud., T An nr,l. mean thev ob serve him to assassinate him, although the astaflami uv uciits su mw desire through these secret policemen of po 11. ...1 ....... I.,,t iIiav ... .Atittanttv nn the watch to take advantage of the death of the Emperor to overturn the uovarnment De fore the Couueil of the Regency can meet. ..1, ,1,. ...ndiitiin nf Kra.ni,.. ftenret so cieties cover everv inch of its territory from . . ..'' . J the Channel to tne meuiierranean; nu moj are now so well organized that the polioe . A I........ ,1.!. nrn. rii-at inn nilt-ntinve VnilllUb IllOWUtCI ..1... VI .., - - - - five members of any society at the same time. uftrjTUtvniir A hnnn r.l tinnftr or nireles of boons formed of whalebone, used to extend the petticoat." !-. . ... - I 1 j-' ... II coaicr f ota xrjciiuwiry. We conv literally from the above authority, merely to give our readers the dictionary name of the institution that has lately so lareelv extended it. dominion and influence throughout Christendom. Gossipino. If vou wish to cultivate a gos- .iping, meddling, censorious spirit in your children, be euro, when they come home from church, a visit, or any other place where yon do not accompany them, to question them concerning what everybody said ana did: and if you find nnvthing in this to cen sure, always do it in their hearing. You niny rest assured, if you pursuo a course ot this kind, they will not return to you un laden wilh intelligence, and rather than it should be uninteresting, they will by degrees learn to embellish, in such a mnnner ns shall not fuil to call forth remarks nnd ex pression from you. You will, by this course, render tho spirit of curiosity, which is so early vissible in children, and which, if right In nir..ct.rl. ntav be the instrument of en riching and enlarging their minds a vehicle of mischief which will serve oniy to narrow them! tar The widow of Joe Smith, tho Mor- n.nn ..till r,idua nt Nauvoo, but sho cares nnthimr for the saints, and has married ft tav ern keeper, who thinks all protophets hum bugs. Voting Joe, who should by right nave hen the heud of the Mormons, is a stout gawky of twenty-two, who hates Brigham Young, nnd curses tho aull uiKcrs. nauvoo was once a plnce of twenty thousand inhabi tants, but is now a place of ruins. A Hint to Builders. In the accounts received of n great fire that recently occurred at St. Calhariue'a Dock, London, it is staled ihnl nnuiertv would, no doubt, have been laid in ruins, worth from $25,000,000 to $30,. 000,000, had it not been for the peculiar construction of the building". In the hrsl place, the structures were over 90 feet high, but they were formed into divisions, eocli having thick party walls and double iron doors of great strength. The girders of the various floors were built upon what are tecii- .,!..,.llu lurmnd "chairs." SO tllllt in tllO CVCIlt nf ntiH of theunner floors falling, there would be no fear or the weight carrying tne lower floors to the grouna When ft correspondent sends a news paper nn article for insertion, which he says can be used "merely to fill up," he may be nsaured that he labors under a great mistake as to the tt'rinM of nn editor. The difficulty is not " to fill up," but to find room for all that ought to be published. The editor is embarrassed, not by the denrth of materials, but by the concentrated space ttllowed him for publishing tho variety of excellent and j useful matter constantly beforo him. Alex. Uautte. A TALE OF TERROR. A very singular and rather ft marvelous story has recently appeared in a Vienna journal. It appears that as a fanner of Orsi novia, near that city was lately returning from market, hs stopped nt s roadside pub lic house, and imprudently showed the inn keeper a large sum which ho hnd received.- In the night thu inukceper, armed wilh a poignard, stole into the farmer's chamber and prepared to rob him, but the farmer, who from the man's manner nt supper, con ceived suspicions of foul play, hnd thrown himself on the bed fully dressed, without going to sleep, and being n powerful man, he wrested the poignard from the other, nnd using it ngninst him, laid him dead nt his feet. A few mombnts after, he hoard stone thrown at the window, and a voice which he recognized as that of the innkeeper's eon, said: "The grave is now ready!" This proved to him that thu father nnd son hnd planned his murder, und to avoid detection; had iuteuded burying the dead body at once. He thereupon w rapped the body in a sheet) and let it down from the window; he then ran to the gendarmerie und stated what had occurred. Three gendarmerie immediately accompanied him to the house, and found the young man busily engaged in shoveling earth into the grave. "What are you bury ing?" said they. "Only a horse which has just died!" "You nre mistaken," replied one of them, jumping into the grnvo and raising the corpse. "Look!" aud he held up a lantern to the face of tho deceased. "Good God!" cried the young man, thunder-struck; "It is my father!" He was thon nrrcsted nnd at once confessed Ml. The IIonev-Moon. Why is tho first month after marriage culled the "honey moon!" Doubtless on account of the sweel lunacy which controls the heads of the par ties during that brief and delighted period. What n pity that they should ever get quite rational again! that sentimental should givo place to douse, love yield lo logic, and fiction to fact, till the "happy pair" are reduced from the Eden of romnuce to tho Sahnrn of reality from lleuven lo earth nnd perhaps a peg lower! Strange ns it may seem, there hnve becu couples who have quarreled in the first month of matrimony, and have got back to their astonished parents before the good mother had fairly done woeping (nnd rejoicing too) nt her daughter's departure. Their "honey-moon" soured nt the full of her horn and became n moon of vinegar in stead. A bad omen that! There was much sense nnd propriety In the text. Fun and Poverty. Poverty runs strong ly to fun. A man is never so full of jokes ns when ho is reduced to one shirt and two potntoos. Wealth is taciturn nnd fretful. Stock-brokers would no sooner indulge iu a hearty laugh than they would lend money on a "second mortgage." Nature is a great believer in compensations. Those to whom she sends wealth sho saddles with lawsuits nnd dyspepsia. Tho poor never indulge in a woodcock, but then they have a style of ap petite that converts a number threo tnuckerul into a salmon, nnd that is quite as well. Woman's Riqiits. The strong-minded women are becoming more definite and prac tical in the assertion of their rights. Their plutf'orm has heretofore been rather vague. The eloquent divino, the Rev. Antoinette Brown, however, announced to the Con von tion In New York, the other dny, that one of the most precious of women's privileges is to go West, squat on nn eighty ncro lot, nnd plant corn. That's more sensible thiitl one had n rlfht to expect from such a source. The Folly of Litioation. An illustra tion is to bo found in Portage, O., in tho suit of Moses A. Birchard vs. Worcester Bliss, for damages dono to sheep of plaintiff by dog of defendant. The trial just closed was the fourth ono of tho case by n jury. It occupied four days, nnd resulted in n ver diet ol 60 damages for plaintiff. Thu lden litv of the dog was the main point in the ease. The costs have run Up to the sum of 81,000. Death of the Oldest Woman in Michi gan. The Monroe Commercial snys Mrs. Villette, of La Salle, Monroo county, wu. buried Wednesday morning in the Catholi burying ground. She was ll2 years of og. ot the time of hor denth, and hud lived in this region the belter part of a century, lief husband tho third or fourth one is still living, aged some sixty or seventy years. It is said that she made her will in the latter part of thu last century, nnd, what is most singular, sho has outlived ull the person, (o whom .he had bequeathed licr property. Sho was n sum 1 1 woman nnd very nclive for one ol her nge. A Fioht WITH GnAssilorPElts. The Gon zales (Texas) Inquirer has nn amusing ac count ofnn nltnck upon that city by grnsshop. pers, and the attempt of the citizens to re pel the intruders i "Everybody turned out men, women and children, whito and black, little niters nnd chickens, editors and dccil everybody, with Tiro and sword,' bushes and brooms, blankets nnd buckets, carriud on tlio deadly conflict, but lo no nvuil; the hopper, hopped on nnd thu defending forces wero obliged lo beat nn inglorious retreat, leaving the bar barians in undisturbed possession of the conquered city." An Editor's Assessmknt. It does ft body good to hnve his pride, fl ittered once In n wlule. We realize the benelit ot it onc a year, when iho assessor comes round and asks how much money we have at interost, how much stock wo have in public funds -or banks, und various olher questions that are supposed to be put only to the "solid men.' If there is anybody around, wo straighten up, alightly expand our corporosity, nnd, in s heavy a cheat tone as we can command, we answer: "About the same as lust year." Tho assessor knowa well enough what )hut is. Se do we. Wi'Mourt Ueportcr.