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Tbe Mythical Here of Modern Times I
Homer is not tho only greet character whose birth
place promise* to be tbe bone of contention among
the disputatious race of man. Col. John Chatlc
Framont, U»e candidate of the Black Republicans,
lias an origin eovolopod in the sauio grand glo.’Ui,
and ho bids fair to attain an equal renown by tlic
mythical halo which aurrounda his cradle. lu hie
case, however, there is a slight difference from that
of limner. With the blind old man of Scio’a ruckv
Isle, tho contest was among localities for the hon r
ol his nativity; here it is a tlorce struggle among
Cities and kingdoms to rid themselves of the glory
of his birth.
On this subject, we Hud the following paragraph
in the Washington Organ :
“Wiikkk Waa FaxuoxT Boas*—A Vermont corres
pondent of the >ew York Express state* that John C.
Fremont •*• boru in Lower Canada. If to, he i*, ol
ooursc, ineligible to tbe Presidency.
“Fremonta biographers do not agree as to his birth
place. By one it is stated to be Savannah, by another
Charleston, by another Virginia. One ol these writer*
Informs u< that Fremont’s lather led a wandering hi
among the aborigine* ol the South. But the Vermont
correspondent ol tbe Express state* that bis wandering*
were in the French aetlloiuent* of Lower Canada. Tin*
is probable, as the elder Fremont w«* a Frenchman and *
fiddler, and more likely to find support among Frenchmen
than among the Creeks or Cherokee*.
“This doubt as to the birth place ol Fremont must se
riousle impair his strength. If he cannot prove that he
was horn i;> the United States, thousands and hundred* ol
thousand* will refuse to rote tor him, who might other
wise have neen Inclined to do so.
“It is worthy of remark that John C. Fremont is the
flrd candkiat* for the Presidency concerning whose origin
and religious faith the least doubt existed He was nomi
nated apparently in pursuance of the old lloman maxim:
otnne !’]«■,him, j*ro m*riftVo— “all that is obscure is re
garded as wonderful.”
A communication, in another column, from an old
rcsiiont of Kichmori*! would go lo snow lliftl wuai
ever doubt may exist with respect to the place where
he lirst saw the light, there is not any as to the Unis
conception is. And yet, upon a close scrutiny of
the communication, there is a link wanting in the
chain ot proof to connect our hero with the homun
culus with which Col. Pryor's wife fled from Rich
mond. It is a tradition among the old citixens of
Richmond—and one of them told us the other dav,
that it was a fact, which he believed could be estab
lished in a court of law—that the child with which
Mrs. Pryor was enciente when she fled from Rich
mond, was born in the kingdom of France. But
then again, the prool is wanting to show that that
child is identical with the Black Republican candi
date. If it be, one thing is certain, he is going un
der a misnomer. According to the laws of every
Christian land, his name is not Fremont, but Pryor.
In this view of the matter, another, ami that a se
rious question, might arise, in the event of Bun k
Republican success. The Constitution tequires as
an incident to eligibility lo the Presidency, that the
party shall be a notice of this country. None of
foreign birth can till that exalted post. Now, it
Col. Fremont was not the son of Mrs. Pryor—or if
he was, ami bis parents, one a foreigner and the oth
er a native, had renounced allegiance to this country,
and went abroad with the intent of makbig a foreign
country their abode—he is not a native in the sense
of the Constitution, and consequently not eligible to
the Presidency. The onus of prool devolves on the
party claiming the benefits of the Constitution.
The biographers of Col. Fromont should have sin
veVsd the ground more closely before they challeng
ed the criticism of mankind, and exposed their hero
to irreparable damage, by statements which would
not stand the test.
Van BnreD's Interpretation of Buchanan.
As old Buck is resolved into a platform and iscon
aequently mum, we must look to those who best un
del-stand him—who have known him longest and
been most intimate with him—for his real opinion.-.
In casting about for such a one, none occupies so |.r«>
minent a position as the ex-President, Mmin \
Buren. In his letter announcing ni> deter i.in i
to support Buchanan, bo assigns hi- reawns in
for, and, among oilier-, is the identity of n.n,
tween him and Mr. Buchanan in regard t.. Sr.a:
Hoxereijnty. lie adduces Mr. Buchanan's letlci <
acceptance as conclusive proof that they are perfect
ly agreed on this great point, and that Mr. B., a
well as he, maintains that it is "too clear to adm.l
of dispute or cutil, that it was the intention of Con
gre-s (by the Kansas-Nebraska a. t) to clothe the p' -
pie of the territories trith ample poirer to KX
t. LI 1)1. 8LAI ERY from their rtsptclirt limits, ,\.S
RIES. as a. making precisions for its exclusionfrom
the State vhm that transition shall take place"—
'A e copy from A an Buren'* letter, which gives an
extract from Mr. Buchanan’s letter of acceptance, on
which this free-soil interpretation of the Kansu* act
is ;
"Sot havifiv a rnnv il.s* C.L._l. f- ...
Now, this letter of Mr. Van Ihiren, giving this
deer and emphatic free-soil and squatter sovereignly
interpreUtion, Irolh to the Kansas act an.) Mr. //„.
rharuin. Utter of neeepUtnre, hss been before the
public for nearly two months. Mr. Hathannn hy
hu tiUnrt ttdmite thr rorrtrlntu of Mr. \ „n H„.
rrn, interpreUtion o/ hi, Uttrr and thr Kan,,,
While Mr Buchanan and his liosoni friend of the
Buffalo platform are thus holding themselves up I
the North as champion* of the doctrine of squall,..
Sovereignty, their advocate* at the South sr.- repr.
senting Mr. Buchanan as bitterly hostile to this most
odious form which abolitionism ha- ever assumed
Homebody, it is cerUiu, is to he cheated. Mr. II
chanan says "thr pro pi. „/ „ territory, i.ikr Tiiosr
nr a Stare, thnll drride for themtrlrro whethrr tlnrr.
ry th-tll or thall not rritt mithin thrir limit
Van Huron **y* this means what it purports on it*
face to mean, to wit: that squatter sovereigns in s
territory can exclude slarery. Mr Buchanan arqui
aares in his friend Van’s interpreUtion. After the
alectien he can nay, as his friend fans did, under
similar circtimsUnces. nona hut a fo ri could misun
daraUnd him.
Fremont in Virginia
We see it suted in the p*|M>rs that the Fremont
party have held a meeting In Wheeling, and adopted
aUpa fhr forming an electoral ticket in the Stele.
have no particulars, and know not the calcula
tions of thejpartie . engaged in this proceeding We
have seen It frequently staled that there are persons
In the North Western portion of the Slate—foreign
Harman* and Iriah -who entertain abolition send
manta, but wa suppose they are not numerous If
*«y am aided and abetted, however, l j (he Dutch
of the Tenth legion, their demonstration might be
formidable and serious.
Wheat Crop in the I'nited Male*.
The Cincinnati Prer* Current has put forth an
estimate of the wheat crop, for this Tear, in the
Cnited States, and puts down the sum total at 142,
H31!,000 bushels. We do not publish it l>ecau*e wedo
not consider it worth one ifirer. It is mere guess work
from beginning to end. The fact in, there are no
statistics by which any man cat do more than con
jecture. Last year, sundry New York pa|>ers gave
estimates, which they declared were based upon re
liable data None rated the crop at less than ltlfl
millions—several went as high as 200 millions. Tho
N. Y. Courier, on • luthentie information, put it at
175 millions, and expressed the opinion that the
country could export 100 millions. The article
served its purpose—it played into the hands of for
eign dedlers, and helped to cheat tho people of this
country out of sundry millions of dollars. So far
from our exporting a 100 millions, the exports, up
to this time, with war prices to stimulate, have tiot
reached 30 millions.
This year, we do not know what tho crop is; we
believe far below what it was last year. Certainly
t'uiti* l.ie -a—- in Vi .i ns. H • i i* fuiiy a fourth
I ess i in i 11- *-*s>.i, t:i>u i iciumti paper
puts it st 12. j • i,»W > t*u -:t. i -
F. .« Jty . Z Uv. U
Those who haw b- n t lb immature Paris, will appre
ciate tho 'tin of tile following:
From lK' CorreeponJmt of the Thornton 7Ttnet.
A* sn recent icitv of ye*l. r ay.it may t>e mentioned
that the celebrated “Mannikin” in tlie Kue du Chene,
which, though so tepug a it to English notions of propri
< ty, i* held in high ho or by tho Cltixenaol Brussels, was
lie**.' I iu a regular Court suit, in wnich a hat and *w»rd
were CO i-picuou* articles. \VeII-dre**ed persons ut both
«»Xe* throng.-d around the deco atod Mannikin, and laugh
ed aloud to now him »o finely accoutred. Those whoars' ac
quainted with Brussels usage* will be well aware ot tlie
bille gentleman's position as the “oldest citizen,” and
those who are not will do well to abataiu from further en
quiry ou the subject.
The lion. Rufus Choate, of Massachusetts, has
signified his intention to vote for Buchanan, lie
says there is not a stain upon Buchanan's character.
Mr. Choate hears an eternal hatred to the name of
Henry Clay, and perhaps Mr. Choate considers it a
feather in old Buck's cap that his calumny of the
great Kentuckian dcfcalc 1 the nohle ambition of his
| life. _
England and the Tailed State*.
An admirable artie le in tone and style is copied in an
other ctdutnn from the Loudon Ibntt. Tiic expression and
cultivation ot auch sentiment* ou both aide* of the water,
would preserve the peace between the two countrie* for
Mil t'tl I \iflirt'
RtciIXOXtv, July gad, 1*5,i.
Pear riira-ln pursuance of the instructions of the late
1 Whig Convention assembled in this city, 1 have the honor
to transmit to you a copy of the Preamble and Resolutions
adopted by that body.
You »ill perceive, sir, from these proceedings that,
moved by the spectacle of the public danger, they cairn
together even more in the chiracter of gool citizens than
of Whigs, to take counsel together a- to how, at such a
moment, they could most effectually servo their country.
Deploring, it is true, the temporary, and. as they hope,
transitory, depression of the party whose principles they
deem the wisest anil safest to govern the administrative
policy of tlie Government, and desirous to restore it to
its former efficiency, yet their more immediate object ha*
been to consult with one another as to whom it is their
duty, under existing circum lances, to support for the
Presidency—who, in their judgment, would most virtu
on-lv, wisely ami intrepidly exeit the great powers ot that
office in dele ce of the Con-titutlou and of the Union at a
period of much danger to both.
You(will see, therefore, sir, that, subordinating at such
a time the consideration of ordinary topics ol party diffe
rence, they have confined their attention mainly to the
present evils and the threatened calamities ol the coun
try ; to tlie pointing nut truly, as they believe, the sources
out of which they have sprung; and indicating the re
medies which they require. They find the principal
sources ol these evils, as they believe, in the unwise and
unpatriotic, because uncalled-for, agitation ol settled ques
tion*, by tlie party now in power, in d.sregard of their a •
Icrnn pledges and for mere patty ends; and in its having
so administered tlie government, as to foment internal di
orders when they had ceased, nnd to embroil our foreign
relations which they found unembarrassed : and they -ee.
is they conceive, grounds for apprehending future calami
os to the country from the retention in power of the
•ame party ; and yet heavier ones hum the success of an
other mere sectional paity, who proclaim in advanee Un
intended disregard ol the provisions alike, and spirit, ol
tin- Constitution, a- of the plainest requirement- ot equal
justice—a course- lor which this latter party found the op
portunity, and claim to find the justification, in the re
opening of tlie questions referred to.
To the restored ascendency of patriotic over party ends.
—of tin- Constitution, good faith, and equal justice-_tin e
look as the sole, but effectual remedy of existing, as ol
prospective disorder.
At such a conjuncture, to whom would their eves so
.aturallv turn as to him who so effectually contributed to
'live the State, when, at a former period, it had fallen in
w a like condition ..f imminent peril, who already tried.
■ id never fallcird in defence of the Constitution, or in
uaintenaiice of the laws, nor ever failed, in a Imini-tering
'he G ivertitneiit, to deal out, without faror, as without
r-ju lice. h. Ninth or South, to party or section, exact
- d equal jll-tlee to all. In your gl< rloili past tliev find
g ia. t for your tutu- , rho-e principle- coin
1 ' .v u 1 ' ■ '' '! •« happily for tt„.
I! n -.and III that
' -iv- exhituted,
- • Union, and
> restoration, a
1-11 1 " 1 1 good order,
s-..’o b : vii u. . .... langera and gen
' -t o But ill Ashing
■om you, as i . n further i s’ -u -d ■ . do bv the cmiv. i.
tion, a recog -t'-on o' their ...nation of you us tbeir
. i -p'rd -d. I 't.'e for the Pie.;., they still deaiic to
iv.- the -I--*i- a-t-e, derived .li.eetlv frOSll voilis. lt—
I<d. a- you mar j idg- fi- to convey—ti.aC the hom-ige of
cspent fur yo i a- a man, and of confidence in you a- a
Statesman, which they now tender to you, ha- the -am.
-e-ou"-ire ace.-ptai.ee from you, as in times pa-t; and
that, in reference especially to the present emergency tie
feelings that animate th.-m, and the paliiolic ends tin--,
aim at. as disclosed by their proceedings, meet ftom voir
the -am*- cordial sympathy now, as when, heretofore
seeking -similar ends, you stood with them under u com
mon banner.
Adding only the expression of the great personal grati
fication I feel in le-ing the honored organ of the present
communication, and my fervent prayers lor your sueccs
as in my belief, the harbinger of future peace at home
*-.<j abroad, and a new guarantee of the stability of the
Union, and of the free in-titntion it onholds
I am, dear air, with the highest respect,
• your friend and fellow citizen.
Hon. Millari, Fiilrork, Buffalo, X. Y.
Buaaalo, X. Y., August 6th, 1856.
WT.atniAM RoiicrTso*, Esq.:
Sir, — I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of
vour letter ol the 23d ull,. transmitting a copy of the
Preamble and Resolutions adopted by the Whig Convert
thru of Virginia, lately assembled at'Richmond, by which
that intelligent and patriotic.body recommended to their
Whig brethren throughout the Rule to yield to mv notni
nation for the Presidency their active ami zealous support
Standing, a* I do. as the known candidate of amitfrer
party, I yet receive this recommendation with gratitml'
Old pride. I feel that it is made, not hcrausc the princi
ple'1 "I the two parties are identical, no: with a view of
merging them in each oth.-r-Tfor such an object is ci
oresslr disclaimed by the Convention— hut because the
principles which rnv nomination represents, approach
more nearly to those maintained try the Whig* of Virgin
ia, than those of any other candidate; and because, as
the convention was pleased to «Bv, ol lh ir confidence in
my late administration of the government.
Whatever may lie our differences on minor subjects, I
am sure there it one on which we agrre-and that one’at
this moment it paramount to ail others. | allude to the
preservation of the Union rtf these Stairs, and the resetr
ing tire country from sectional strife. 1 he question is not
SO much, how shall the government Ire adminirtrrrj a
how shall it he /.r-serr srf; and on this gr at, vital question,
national Whigs, national fh-mocraU. mid Union-loving
Americans may well act itt concert On this ba-is, | shall
with great pleasure receive the votes rtf all who have ran.
li lenrc i" oiv integrity and abiltiy, and who ask no other
pi dge than mv past service, for mv future conduct. T! i
l-ositi x, seems t-r me alike honorable to all. So principle
t* saetified Xn deception U practiced ; and I trust that
rm one, easting his v -te for me on this ground, will eter
have eauae to regret it
With many thanks for the flattering manner in which
you have bean pleased to communicate the result of the
Convention, I have the honor to he
Vour friend and fellow-citizen
a,. . Rtrrtnosi., larh A.isn-t, K’A
(h, ? Cel Arran,nl, sn-t thr "Mrs, -i ef
"f J',hn •’harlr. rremont, hy ,r„hn N r
:n"«s"w' mj M '•"“"■fen -tory, p, paMIst, the f..tlnw.
°f artlllef* In the ronMnsnul armr, nwnrnl
yiZrl • twkoedwdsw In this rlty, ratted list
e n sea r » “wen thr year INfrT. W a and W r P T pu
aftSiW1 e™" AesHemy, MrL
Tna ..o '". *' ,h»' h" *,f» " enrtent,.
m’T^t I r rn. 1"* ' * „Ph' with Arrmont. ,„a was
not h#»M of f«.r maojr ?**a« Prjrt «fi#«j ir, ,h„ VaAr iam
will. fpfftfi|pf| In lh# r ffles of 9f <iw11 r #■ p. e» - m .>
“I ift'.n Prwr>T cf .Ksw r-u- t p* in. rommfnfW Iho#:
wrilh.l as f it "f,,R'rhm"t,a. So make an,I nrUaln this
111 7 *n'1 m rrhy rspres.ly „.
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s a i o.V . 'k a •" 1 cr.nR.lem hefls' that
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To Ms tutor of Ms WTUf. R R
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irvd 5 Am«rlrtn» C< nw»f'4 (1 rm ) rn«Jo'lt» tor O
nor it up%f\j and hot!) of ife« C‘>rjtfr«Ma>tn «r« dtOKKillic.
[Fo« TW« Whiii.
Mtttrt. Pd,tort —The following extracts from a privat.
letter will grew your readers some aceouut of the prognw
of the canvass in New York. Tho friend, of Mr. Fllln.on
will be pleased to know that their Northern brethren an
making a gallant fight against tho Republicans' The wri
ter is a young and promising lawyer ol Rochester, and at
ardent frieud ol the I’nion—a conservative in the fullesi
sense. Your* truly, ^
, . Roonurraa, N. Y., Aug. «, |8ft«.
It give* tne great pleasure to lean, that you hare entcrev
the canvass for our Fillmore.-and I trust that the Indepen
dent electors of the Old Dominion will come up manluUj
to the support ol the only true trpsofan American State*
man uow known to the people. Fillmore is rapidly gain
mg friend* in this State, aud I truly believe we can carry
the electoral rote for him.
Ithinl- the FrpubHcan party is the only formidable op
ponent that we mutt encounter in thit Slate 1 hare no
confidence in the union of the two factions of the Demo
cratic parly, which was effected at Syracuse a few dan
ago. The resolutions upon which the f.vclirm* united are
well enough; but the nomination of Judge Parker, a lead
ing Soft, for (Jorrmor, it gut te un tall t factory to the
Hardt. Should any difficulty grow out of thit State nonu
nation, we art ture to get the Hard .ate retire, while the
i'ertr will be dm Jr,l between Jiuchanan and Fremont.
The unwise and dangerous policy of the present admin
i'tration—the outrages in Kansas, and Brook*’ assault up
on Sumner, constitute the wh. le stock in trails of the Ur
publican party. The wound* of Kansas will probably be
healed at the present * sr-ion of Pongee**, but Sunnier’*
are »ur<- to be kept fresh and bleeding till after the elec
Brook* and Kelt a-e no more fair representative* ol the
spirit and sentiment ol the South, than Sumner and Hur
lingvue arc of the North. All ol them, by their act* and
wir'd*, belie the puldio sentiment of their respr-ctire State*.
That there ha* been much wrong done in Kansas. there
ean he no doubt; but for this the admiui*tr*tion is to In*
tdarned. I only regret that the President did not send
(ton Scott to that Territory with sn adequate force. He
would hare dealt exact and impartial justice, and by hi*
firm and conciliatory course would hare quieted the dan
gerous dietorlvancee in that quarter.
Mr Buchauaii is pledged, by the platform adopted at
I'iiii'innaii, to carry out the policy of the Pierce adminis
tration, which policy ha* been so fearfully detrimental to
the best interests of the country, that no truly patriotic
man can gire him hi* support. Tho chief reliance of Mr.
II. at the North i* upon the influence of those gentlemen
who hold fat office* under (ten. Pierce.
Fremont i* put forward as the exponent of the princi
ple* ol a band of fanatics, who for thirty years hare been
disclaiming against the institution of slavery. A claw of
men who eviuce by their acts, a strong determination that
the country shall reeelre no benefit from any measures of
their own, aud an equally strong determination to prerent
others from combatting in so laudable an enterprise. Yon
cannot imagine, my friend, how much I hale this Republi
can party. A* the Psalmist say* of the enemies of the
l-ord, hate them with perfect hatred.” But there is
conservative and patriotic principle enough at the North
to smother th* ebullitions of a livnaied fanaticism ami
crush out the spuit of base sectionalism which ha*
Uvn running rampant orcr the entire North during the
last month. It cannot last, and with Mr Fillmore to lead
at, it it now the doable mittion of the American party to
rchukr the dttannin tpirit of llrpiibllcaH.tm and correct
the abuses which the present administration ha* heaped
ilpon the country. Mr. Fillmore point* with pride, and
well he may, to hi* lormer Administration ol the (Jovorn
ment, a* a sure guaranty of what hi* couise will be if re
elected. With that Administration all reasonable men.
North and South, wen! satisfied. 117// the /w„ple of the
South how gire to him that tupport which hit former d, -
11,!,on to the ,alerttt of the whole country rntiilet him to
rrrtut / fKi trrr (ft, &OHIA Will tlO It,
In this State we hope to present a State ticket that will
command the respect of all parties. We intend to head
our ticket with lion. Krastus Brooks, lor Governor, and
I assure you we cannot find a better or a stronger nun.
lion. Frank Granger will take the slump foi Mr. Fillmore
in September. He will probably go to the State of Ohio,
where he is very populir. We are working hard, and
whether success crowns our efforts or not, we shall have
the satisfaction at least of kuowing that we have done our
We are receiving the most cheering accounts from the
North and West of the rapid progress of conservatism in
those sections of the country. A Southern gentleman, so
journing during the summer at the North, and who has
taken great pains to ascertain the true position of parti- s
there, with a view to present the truth to his Southern breth
ren, ha* addressed a letter U> one of bis friends in this city.
from New York, and from which we are authorised to make
the following extracts, showing the result of his observa
tion and inquiries:
After giving his reasons for believing the opinions he
entertains to be cot reel, he says :
“I therefore have the vanity to think myself well posted
a*ot the prospects. I doubt whether Killmore will carry any
of the hotter, State* except Connecticut—there are, nev
erttide*.-, great changes going on in his favor in Massschu
setts and Rhode Ida td. .Vnr York tcill go for hlllmore,
and to trill .Vrv J'rtry Pennsylvania is doubtful—etch
claim it (the Fillmore and Freemont men.) Ohio look*
belter than it did two months since.’’ ••••••
"A man who is said to be the best posted on that Stale
(Ohio) says it will go for Fillmore by 10,000 majority.”
The omitted portions in the above letter, indicated thus
* * * refer to a distinguished gentleman of that State,
whom we do not feel authorized to refer to by name. Ilis
position ami ptupo-e- will doubtlea* soon be made known
by his own potential voice—till then we deem it itnproprr
to say w hat position he will assume. The writer then pro
ceeds thus:
"The clunge« for Fillmore in this State (New York) are
astonishing. 1 have been present when at least One bun
dl'd vote* have been taken in this State, on steamboats,
railroads, and chance gathering*, auiong-t all classes, and
1 have yet to Set the first place wln-re Fillmore did not g*-t
tile largest vote, ami very often be get more votes than
t> oh Fremont and Buchanan.”
“A vote i- tskei- i iio-t every day on the llu !-o River
Rail-cad You would he perfectly astonished to see ho*
rapid the changes ar< in Fillmore's favor.”
"A K Mu kisn informs me that the elections in that
.-tale mi the tih m-tet. afford no criterion to judge of the
result in November next.”
The writer of the above letter has spent several weeks
'•’»7' Hit’g in the Koilh ami Wert, lor the purpose of ascer
taining and making known the true condition of things at
tli« North, and wo have copied his letter literally, in or
der to give hi* opinions in Am men words. The letter i»
in the hand- ot a gtsitleiii.ni in this city, to whom it was
I'l-ln s-.-d, and who w ill exhibit it to such as may desire
to see it. with any j.rojtrr purpose.
It will lie observed that the writer of that letter "doubt,"
whether Massachusetts or Rhode Island will rote for Kill -
more, though he says -‘great changes are going on in those
States in favor of fillinore.” Oar own correspondent* in
Massachusetts assure u* that Fillmore trill carry Massachu
setts. They have no hope of Vermont, New Hampshire,
or of M line, all of which w,ll cast their votes for Fremont.
Rhode Island is debatable ground. Connecticut inav be
fsiriy claimed for Fillmore. New York and New Jersey
are set down as «i/i lor Fillmore. Ohio will in all ntoh.
ability go for Fillmore. Indiana and Illinois may possibly
so far change as to vole for Fillmore. At this tiin,
limy arc for Fremont.
Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan, unless great changes
shall he wrought between Ibis time and November, will
probably go lor Fremont. These are our frank and can
did opinions of the North and West. We may lie asked
what stolen we assign u» Buchanan » Not ft tingle Nor
thern Stair. lie will be beaten as badly in tbe whole
Northwest, as he has just been beaten in Iowa, and tor the
very same reason, to wit: that he represents that parts
which "rto/teneil eeetionaf agitation.” It is not that the
Noi tliwrst exjwrt tiie restoration ol the "Missouri Compro
mise lino" that they will oppose "Old Squatter Sovereign ”
but it is their intent to manliest tin ir Condemnation of the
purposes and nets of those who recklessly involved ||l0
North and South in a purely sectional contest, without ben
efit or sdvantage to any portion of llis country._Watt,.
WiMlvitflW, Aii(. IS, 185*.
"This contest must be decided by the Month herself,
and upon her responsibility, lor the consequences to the
country. The South "in Insure the election ol Fillmore
and Itnnelsmi, but she cannot insure the election of lln
ehanaii and Breckinridge. An avowal by the South, of
her purpose to adhere to the American nominations, will
increase their strength in the North, whilst an avowal by
her, of a purpose to ttirow her vote upon Buchanan,
whom the North will, umlrr no rircumtlancct, support,
could do nothing less than create a sectional issue, and
drive every rioii-slnvehnlrlmg State into the support of
The above is the language used hv the Keillor of the
Organ, ol this city, yesterday ; and I desire to call the at
tention of the South to it because ol its truthfulness, ami
the timely warning it sends forth to those whom it may
concern. If the whole Month shall follow the lead of cer
tain recreant Whigs, I’rstl, Fierce, Jones, Benjamin, Ac.,
abandon the national men at toe North, deseri the stand
ard of the champion of nationalism, Mr. Fillmore, and
teetinnalite themselves under Mr. liuchnuan.how can they
object to tbe North doing the same thing under Mr Fre
mont t Bn Southern conservatives suppose that then
Northern friends will still keep the field and maintain tt.e
fight when they find themselves abandoned, itceerte,! hv
tho*e on whose support they confidently relic,I, and had
a right to relv ?
Northern National men are now putting forth all their
energies, and with most uncouraging s iccess, in various
Slates at the North, and are encmirsg. d to do so bv the
assurances they have received that tame of the Southern
States, at least, would stand firm for Fillmore and Donel
eon, and in opposition to all tectionalitm. Bn* what mast
tie the effect upon them it they are fold that the whale
Saitfh has wheeled Into tertinnal line, abandoned their
glorious national standard, and rallied under one half on
•V—nay, less than one-half,—of the flag of the Union t_
What most Ire their sensations if, in the hesil of the con
flict, when they fee) that victory is within their grasp, and
they are about to clutch it, word is brought to them that
not a single Southern State remains with thorn ; that all,
to the left one, have gone, and have rallied under the flag
of MetiouelieiD f
I I-*** me tell the South that when thU shall base taker
1 I piece. Freni tail will t>» elected President, and owe his elec
, •I'’" whollv to fAswt. Theirs, and their* alone, will he th<
responsibility oi such a national disgrace.
nniniKwi un!
In the Senate the House liill to refund to the State oi
Vermont the rxpei-se* incurred by her in calling eut hei
militia in 1838 and 1839, at the rrqu*-t of the trenera' do
vemuient, was taken up and passed. After receiving nu
merous report* Irom committee*, the Senate ■ counted the
eoiiaideralioa ol the hill making ap|wopriation for certain
cisil expense* of the Government, and various amend
menu were propoecd and discussed at length. Among.l
i those rejected war one proposed by Ur. Seward and amen
ded by Mr. Foot to provide lor the erection ol cu.mm
houses, post offices, and coart room* In several of the
j Stale*. Mr. Uayard moved an Item of five hundred thou*
and dollars lor continuing the Washington Aqueduct.
The amendment was adopted by a vote of 37 to 9. Mr.
Itayard then proposed an appropriation of $AOO,(MKI to
ward. the construction of the dome ol the Capitol, a mea
sure ol necessary precaution which lie thought ought not
to be delayed. B<-tors the queatiou wa* taken the Senate
I bark a re-cess Irom tour to six o'clock,
i At the evening session the amendment for continuing
the const,notion of the dome was adopted, a* also a largo
| number ol other ainetidmeata; and at II o'clock the bill
i was passed as amended.
In the House of Representative* Mr. Pennington rvpor
[ ten, tiom the Committee on Foteign Affairs • bill to reg.
ulate the diplomatic and consular systems ol the Govern
nient, and, after some debate and amendments, the bill
• was pa-sed. The bill from the Senate to bx the compete
sation at members of Congrea [at $2.51)0 per annum I a a.
considered, and Mr. tlrg moved a substitute proposing
I $t>.tMMI tor the lull Congressional term of two rear., so a.
; b» eotnmainl the whole time ot member*, and leaving the
mileage as it now «t* I.ls. It also pnipowrs to d--duct the
i value ol any ho.,'.* received by members, and for absences '
I except those occasioned by rieknes*. Mr. Orr. urged
| *orue cogent rva-mns lor an Increase of the cotnpensaliiMi
of members, and, the quo tinn being taken on hi* amend
I ment, it aa. a-loptcd. The bill wa. then passed aa amen
! ded, in which form it was agreed to bv the Senate at its
! evening session, by a vote ol 37 to 12,'and an appmpria
; lion lor the increased pay wax attached to the anurvoria
| lion bill '
Mr. Ueusoo, ol Maine the chairman of the Committee
on Naval Affairs, made an ineffectual attempt ton-port,
a ith amendment*, the hill of the Senate to amend the act
, to promote the c-briency or the navy. Tbe-o amend
! ment* pro|>o*e to strike Irom the bill the fouith and filth
auction., and ws auderatand that the majority ol the com
I mitU-e are in favor ol vesting the (tower of restoring of
fices ill a court ol inquiry, whilst the uiiiioiitv arc for leav.
ing that power to the President, by and with the advice
and consent ol the Senate.
Mr. Faulkner, on leave, reported Irom the Military Com
mittee the Senate bill lor the necessary increase and better
organisation of the medical and hospital departments of
the army, which he designated as a measure required br
ibe public inu-reat ; and the bill wax passed without a
[ count.
The bill making provision lor the transportation of the
mad by ocean >teamen wa* then considered in Committee
of the whole, an 1, aft r cotixi-leratilc discussion, an amend
ment was adopt, d to give notice to terminate the addition
al allowance to the Collins line.
The House adjourned, at a quarter to C o'clock, with
out disposing of the amendment.
A fire broke out in Placcrville on the 5th of Julv which
destroyed one hundred and eighty-six buildings, aiid pro
perty ol the estimated value of one million dollar. Mr
Renhain perished iu the flames. The fire commenced in
th«* l tiion Hold at 11 oclock A. M., apread rapidly lo
.no......*-, .,,u uown Haiu street to the We-t,
burning every building on the south side of the street,
except Hooker A Co , post office, and one other. On the |
uorth side . very thing was burnt except the fire proof !
building of I.ee, Hannon A Co, A. A L. Selignan, and S.
I.yon A Co., and stopped with the destruction of the sta
ble Ol Wm. Stephens A Co. It burnt the Democrat and
A tneiicall office* entirely out, together with the (k-.i buil- 1
ding- in the city. On Calamo street the building ol H.
Henck and Conrad's Exchange were destroyed. The fire ,
swept every building in the southeast direction to Cedar ,
Ravine, except those of A. Haws, Well*, Fargo A Co.
and Casper Hunt. So rapid was the spread of the Hum*’
lliat nothing wa* saved in the busmens part of.the city.
Then' was a large lire in Georgetown on the . tii of July
which consume,! nearly the whole village. It commenced
in an unoocupied hou-e in Main street. The Sacramento
I'nion says “So complete was the destruction that on
Monday there was not more than a six-horse wagon load
of provisions, all told. The only property saved was l.v
clothing and other merchants, who shouldered a* much |
a- thev could carry and lied. The aggregate loss is some- !
where in the neigh tori rood of $100,UOH. The number ol
business bouses destroyed were about seven tv-five.”
The village of fair Play, El Doradocountv,coneistiug of i
about ten houses, was destroyed by fire on the l“tl?_
Nearly the entire population had the dav beforo removed '
u. tite Middle fork of the Cosuiuitts, and couse, |tientiv
there were but few persona to arrest the progress of the
On the Itith there was a gnat fire at Marysville, which
burnt both aides ol F street, between First and Second
-treel-; first street, between F and Commercial, except
two * torus, and Commercial street, from First to Second
west side. ’
On the 19th ol July there was a verv destructive file
at N ivada, which consumed the whole of the husn e— part i
of the town, commencing at the foot ol Pine street, ex
tending up Spring atreet to near the junction ol Broad
-trert, cros-mg below Womack'* building to Washington
bridge; thence across to High street, down to Deer creek,
crossing to little Deer creek, below Lancaster's dwelling)
and thence dowu Deer creek to the loot ol Pine street)
where it commenced—embracing from ISO to Jig) „ Tl.)
ol ground. The loss is variously e-tiinated at from
t>,Ml,tnHl to *1.o<ki,00ii. \ cry little abrek in store was
saved. A. J. Hager, teacher, J. Johnson, ex-deputv sur
veyor, P. Hendrickson, merchant, and S. W. Fletcher,
late district attorney, were burned to death.
Night Scrxt ixa Yoc.su Laity’* Bancuanuica.—On Tues
day niglit. which will be remembered as one of the warmest
of til. season a young lady at the West End wan ext ess
ivelv trighteced at a little circumstance which transpired
about the hour of midnight. The young l tdr, a hose beat,,
tv isonlv equalled by h-r modesty) at whose "eves dark
charm" has caused more than one waistcoat to palpitate,
had retired to her chamber, where after laying n-ide the
gnat." j ,ot of her wearing apparel, she committed hemell
to the binder e ubtaceol Morpheus, whose s,-.tlih,g
ence-were aided by the cooling breath ol/.. phtr who
cam in A the open wi.i.lA* and tanned h-r checks' with
Id- feathery wi,.g-. I t a word, she w a-armoxiug finely_
or, to u-e til- word* ofa modern liard.—
“Sl-vp on h,r velvet lightly prowl,
Aral drta-nv , rh, up’- xv.d h-r -t,„wy br»a-t,
tt'i V -tar t. set- throuj'i h-r win low soltly crscplnr
Siule lo Ur t v • h ami irrutMlng lletrv ttts.il prsping."
It wa-, a- we «aid, a'K.ut midnight, when the vouiig la
.ly w.i, n.ua d Iro.n her delicious -lumber bv 'h ating t
noise at the window. Half unclosing her eyes -he was
-tattled bv the sight ofa corpulent form, apparently strug
glit g to gain admissiun to her chamber through llie open
win low It struck her at once that the intruder had I.......
caught by the rear of his unmentionable*, by a nail nr )
or some other sharp in-trument, a- he seemed to be snug
gling with a -lorn determination to enter.
Her first thought was to faint—her second, to give the
fellow a push—her third, to jump out ol the window a.
-oon a- he jumper! in—her fourth, to -cream, which ts a
laiinediately carried into . ffi'et. The whistle on the lo
comotive on the iron Mountain road, when it gave it* first
....... T*» ,,,u *• »«H"per 10 uie BTri'nini
ol tin* young girl. Thu whole hottte, ami half the neigh,
j !mm hood were awakened by tbe outcrv. The old folk.,
; threw t.mile servants, and two big brothers, rushed to
J the re-eiie, and broomsticks, mop bandies and bootjack*
| Hashed in the gas light, ns the household entered the
chamber of the frightened beauty. An examination of the
figure in tin window dispell, d the fears of all and
. hanged toe screams of the young lady into shouts of
laughter. The imaginary ‘Mat man" was oulv her own
darling honptil ikirt, which she had hung on a'hook near
the window, and which tho wind had inHnted and set in
motion. There w»s no more sleeping in tho house that
night.—Si, /Aiv»/#/.
Imchtist Suit roa Pkimosxi. Ramaoxs.—For tho
last two davs the depositions of several of our citixene
have beeh taken in the ra-e of Co»|.er’s versus flic Wi|.
minglon and Weldon Railroad Company. The Railroad
i- repr.-senp-d hy the lion. Win. S. Ashe, I’resideot, Win.
A w right, K-S|, and Cspt. Morrison. The plainlifT is
here, III person, with L. II Chandler Kmj , as Council
This suit grows out of the accident th.il occur led a year |
ago li-t Kbrnarv, by whirl. Rr. Cow pel a light foot and
ancle w,m fearfully Sr.ished, rendering him a cripple lor
life. The Dr. sues lor 26,0110 damages. The case is Pi
lie tried at the October term (4tli week) of the county
cuit As eminent counsel has been engaged on other
side, if promises to be a trial of much interest._Xorfolk !
Am* nrtiH.
Tn> Pun-to. r in Txxxmu,—Ei'Ooftraw SMII8
Itrown arrived at home yesterday after filling appoint
n.enls, as one of tlie Amtriea.i endidspse f,,r Klnctor for
the State si large, with his Democratic eompellpir, Mr.
Ilarri-, at the following (dace* vix : —Mu.freesla,rough
j shelbvvtlle, le wi-hurg, Fayetteville, Winchester, M .in
| .W oral bury, Smithville, Hparta, (raiiisborongh
< nrlii ig** fiii«| Ip Imuoii
| tiov. (irown in in *xtvll«n| health xml fin* apirii*. The
| audiences were genet ally speaking large and attentive. —
| Tl"‘ confld-nt ‘‘pinion i< enlerUine.l that in every county
j visited in this ncm-iuti Fillmore will make a gain upon the
vote at the li-r election f„r f)ovrr.ior. We rons'der Ten
! nesw-e safe lor Fillmore and Dnualson.—Xiulirillt Whin
A Ml/. Ilf. ■'*
A fJ.KM.tltn Aor —We lean, from a reliable source
| that there .« residing *, J.d.nsonville. Wllliamaburg Rial
j tril l, a ladv lie the ... Singleton, who is |;n; years of
age She is a native of O-orgetown District was a grown
v.mng lady at the tim- of Hr ddock’s defeat, and can re
I count many of the Incidents of the revolutionary war She
I has I auto p-rfeclly blind for thirtv year*, hut ' ran walk
I ••»'* house and yard with no other assistance than a
walking stick.—Mnrinn Hint.
Prsra-r as Vein* x*l> A> Ten*.—The JI..Mirnv,rt Herald an
Rouaai*ut*7ll""InTr <*Th « dim. of m*
Rmiietou. IS. T.) Learie r Mr It wav a wnn cf much anility
aid a i- rmsnsnt conirihulnr in Hunt’s Merchants' Ma*a»>ne. t’r
.m"*,'a'" •« extensive tor ihai was te
e rL. IwWIrJwt under the pair*nag* of Mr Hunt, entitled me
t/rnnm* rew of America ’*
a*S!J 2*® ■ .*»•" Isr.sr.sr.rsra -p.nmt papers by
*,f •r,W*1 "f ,h- V *• hi*,.. Independence,
(ab.Mii which fears were rnterialned.) at Valpsrsisn
Tb* (Ir* »* P .mefot, Ohtfv, f.ff Uh. p.h ln*l ,eon«wwf*d %laTb«ft>*.
Jri|* at or*, th* *§m, half, pr Intinv '«**•. »»w M- «• Omntf
n-mncrtt and Iff* Gminty TrU-grmph, tb* b«nk h -a*r, r..urt
•n«f a Iftff* number of *tor*a an I aorkiiiopt
fbpAtmt S i« tam u> t># wwm
Caaiuvroif. n C . Aug I4lh IW^ra Wfeo Mra ah*ro
PTCM H«*aa« rtfnrx th* /.Ih.w fr**r a* ref f f*ry b»41y al that
pixca. it was un«af« tor »trftOfar« u» ? tail any of iba Oubxn porta
■wl'.l , . !•■»«*rrwn. K. T., Aug. 4, ism.
TV tkr At/.fors of tkr ll'An,
, Gentlemen—It IS now the i„,pr*«aio„ of ma..v —m,
oially ol those who know everything—that we will aoo
be in the midst ol difficulties again, while we have anotbe
puny who are just as sanguine that there will be no mor
dUt.irh.neea ; and 1 am inclined to lean to the Utter pai
ty. SO long as the weether hold, good lor mo el nr end ha.
vesting generally, for tha yaukm. think more ol thei
crt>)» than they do of their principles, or at I vast, th
principles of their masters, (the stockholders of the No.
hngl.nd hungrani Aid Society ;J and no one can tell wha
wil Ire vheir comae ol action after their crop, are Inm-c.
end the 1 residential canvas* in full bUst; but we can tak.
care of ourwl.r., as we have done hitherto, and rel* up
on the justice ol our cause lor sticccaw.
A letter reached here from Nebraska, on the let inst
written hv a gentleman from your cit* to a blend in this
In which he r>t|4r*ta him to be on the look-out,* as then
Were several camps of Junes'men on the borders of thi
Territory, who etpected, daily, to march into Kansas an.
exterminate every Southern man they could Hud within it'
limits; but as Gen. Smith has ordered Col Cook fron
kort Kiley to proceed to the frontier with his command. 1
T ?“L*o P™'"'*1; ,h*‘ ,h*.T *"11 »•»«> no mot# blood that
did Old Muck, when he let out evorv drop ol Itenmcra
tic that wa, ii, hi* vein*. One ol the officer, ol the Nor
then: Army informed him that (Jrn. Lane h^i gone bad
to head a Urge army that was forming in Iowa, somo t>
imui or 111,1am ; but, in my humble judgment, I do not U
lieve you could raise that many "white niggers”—mei
mere degraded than the African—in the whole Union
and after hia army U once formed, he will force hi, wav ur
the Missouri, bidding defiance to the laws o< the Union
regardless ol the entreaties ol the "Border Ruffian.” ami
earing nothing for snags, sawyers or sand-hare. Well I
hope he will have a happy lime of It—him ami hia gallam
ten thouwuid. It will throw the famous Grecian and hi,
ten thou sand completely in the shade. <Ni: Fremont
fo-ware rmen.br the Ufo of IVIk ; your General mar
reap all the glo.y, and even throw liie discovert of the
Nuulh I asa and the capture id the Woollv Horse in the
Sl.ade, Shade ol martyrs yet to bo. protect him Iroui hi,
I see Irmu your paper that the Old Line Whigs of Vir
KtnU have rallied around their old principle*, the
principle* of ’44. and the man lor the time*, Millard Kill
more. It has given the Whigs that are here, snuggling
tor Southern rigid, and the Constitution, a coinage in
j light on ; it comes to them a, a Hash ol siinliglii to th.
Storm-tossed mariner, letting him know what 1* his no«i
turn, and where heis in the political hurricane that is now
raging; ha torts Cw.fldent tl.st ,f Fillmore ia.i ,he l.eim
all will be right. The remark* of Mr. Maclarland and
others were to the point; and wheu I see such men as
were then and there amembled—men who hare shed „
lustre Oil their country's hist..re—1 feel proud that the*
have again rais.-d our party from the dust. They need foil
exert themselve*. and Virginia will be redeemed—the po
litical shackle* will fall off ol seveutv o«ld thousand Irce
men, who have been kept in a worse'than German vassal
age. iv U have no votes and cannot aid you, but ve can
glory in your triumph, and 801 row in your defeat_-delcat'
never! ! I will not believe tiiat Virginia would thus cast
a slur upon the bright example set to all lutuie politician*
m do their duty, in the former deeds of Fillmore For
one, I cannot believe it. She should be too proud of the
reputation of her deathless aon, to bow in homage to hi,
baducer, and shower honors on him. What ha, he ever
done to stamp him a, a statesman ? The answer is: kept
his mouth shut about the " bribery and coiruption ” ease
when honor should have caused him to speak ; for this
be wa, tendered th. mission to St. IVlersburg—hob nobh
cd with other ministers—iortm-d a s.n.ll commercial Ire.
)-T • , P“v *1"1 c‘*n,<' ; *>c then figured
/«m the U.uu-dsutea Senate—was appointed Secrelarv
• •f .State under l oik. against the express wishes of General
Jackson—went out of ollice u 11 regretted; and next we see
turn figuring in a shad-hcllied c.»t •> rl... .1. ....
: “ * ,K“" Uk,uK* ,r'p to consult Sill, ,
Jew ol doubtful origin, n gay mercurial Frenchman, ami
our esteemed citisen, the cx-Secretary of the Nave in the
ever memorable city of Ostend; and next we fin'd that
something IS wrong between him anj hi. frieml. the ore
sent Secretary of State, who grumbled that •• Buck "
would not obey instructions, and refused to present a re
quest to I’Minerston desiring the recall of Crampton. but
Wept it in In. desk some three months or more. Why lie
has not even got llio redeeming quality of the stick ol
candy al-out him. I wish the Democracy of Virginia much
j.1, ,,, tin ,r choice And now look at hi. competitor-1,r
may I* almost called the lather ol th* compromise me,.
•tires, in which is embodied the fugitive shve law who
on the eapirationof hi. term, was eulogised by .Up'., lie..'
both North «nd South, as the man who has been tried and
found* worthy. But I will not, cannot beliere that Virgi
nia Will do Otherwise than cast her FJectoral vote for Fill
more ami the l niou. Vours, Ac. J T r
One of the items of new. by the Canada, is, an awful
earthquake in the Moluccas, involving a lass of nearly
three thousand lives. A spectator write, to an English
Journal -
11 ?h° l<r* ',rv*nied downwards with irresisli
hie force tn different directions, bearing with it whatever
It encountered on its destructive course, and causing the
sea to boil wherever they came in contact. The hoi
springs opened up and cart out a Hood ol troiling water
which destroyed and carried away what the fire had
spared. The sea, oiredient to an unusual impulse, lashed
Luther 7“,n !r8l,LU' Yi.?!enc°- d«*f"»d upon the shore
and heated itself w,lh a will hole agum.t the land as if it
Strove 10 Overmaster the fire stream
,ri«'"'ul P'«ur« ol destruction, the horror ol
th 'win IT"^ y lhe ‘hriek* Of u.en and beasts,
the Wild roaring ol the tempesi, ami the crashing ol thou
samls of trees torn up and carried away, was followed
about ail lu.ur later, try |>eal. of thunder which shook tin
ground and deafened the ear,. A black column ot stone
r.M ril l !”n“ nM frH,n .,h" ,,,,,u:itai» to an immen-e
height and fell, illuminated by the glare of the lava, like
a shower ol hr,- upon the surrounding country b. low, pm
dumng. darkness that, only now and then moments,ilv
broken by t ie fliahes ol lightning, was so intense, ths't
people could not discern object, close at hand, and which
completed their confusion and despair. Large ston-s
w. re hurled through the air, crushing whatever they Ml
upon. Houses and crops, which had not been de.troyed
t>) fire, sunk ami disappeared beneath the ashes and
stones and the hill streams, stopped bv these barriers
formed lakes, which, bieaking over their banks, snon
proved a new source of destruction.
“This lasted some hour,. About midnight the raeinc
elements sank to rest; hut on the following day about
noon, they again resumed their work of de-tr.-ciion, with
renewed violence. In the meantime the fill of a-Ins con
inoed without inteimission, and w.,a *, thick mi this d.v
<!m, the rays of the sun could not penetrate through it
n" d«'k»ess prevailed. Scarcely recovered
in unis degree fro,,, their fright, the iiihahiunta ol this
I. misted part of Sangir were again di.iurbed by an . mi
tmti on the 17th of March, winch destroyed many fields
’* '■ lf"»l number of tr-.the Tabukan side. Since
‘v".1' Y‘‘.1, ,u'° h»* r«niaineil quiet, the Oiilv symptom
of 1U working his been the •moke rising up in ail diree- j
Uoii. from crick- and fissures in the ground.
' V" J.*"’ other side of Kami liar, on the extreme north i
-hilt 7 7' *'“1" ' J*'.0 *PPff"r»"ce of the devesiution ;
which lias been caused. D, ,f pos-itde, even more fright- I
ul Ilian what lias Uken place at Tsruna For here, wl.er. j
lormeily there were seen extensive fields b airing all ki ds
.1 crops, anil thickly planted and endless groves ol cocoa i
nuts, we now hud nothing hut lava, stones ... _
nr" *7™ point to have flowed Iron,
tin- mountain with irresistible force and in prodigious
.p.antitv. Not only h.a thia fearful Hood, as it Were, b„
rn d Urn whole district and all that waa upon it, hut alter
lotting caused tins deatmetion over «n extent ot several
• 11 w “ 7' Pow, r,“l enough, on reaching the sl.ore
to f..,.,, t... iong tanjoiig* (capea) at place* where the
depth of water formei It consisted of many fathom- The
loss of life has been g-cat. It la estimate-1 as follows In
el'll '.,ndprn,’,n„oned distiicls : T.nma, men. -omen, .ml
child,e„. Hi; handlmr, men, women, and children, 45;
Tabukan, iih-ii, women, and el.ildr. n, a,0311; total i H„C
"The greater number met their death in the garde,',..
They fled in al directions, but were overtaken and sw„|.
lowed ,,p by the fatal Are stream. Some tried to asvr
themselves in the trees, but were either carried away with
!!"•"' UJ “•« scorching heat. At Kala.igau and
Tariang the house, were Ailed with people win, were
-topped m their flight by the lava streaming down on all
•ides ami the Streams „l boiling water, and who met their
death under the burning ashes and the tumbling houses
Many Who had reached the shore, and thought themselves
• >VC4‘,ic * f,r*T t4> ittHoiii w.ive§t ami mmur ilifd
through d«*piiir ami agony.”
" We iv, intelligence nf. must
tremendous slofui tietw.-en Mobile and New Orleans and
in the vicinity of those points. The rain Ml for 110 hoars'
(f»u. days and a half.) It is f...re,| that great damage has
been done to the crops. The r« .ds .real) overdosed
I lie telegraph wires are prostrated for nules hetwer „ Mo
bile end New Orleans, and the workmen are imatrle to get
U» llieui Co make repair*.
N'»:w Aug. 15.— Advices from Han Domingo to
the 3,1 state (hat a revolution was j„ progress there g„,w '
mg out ,d the terms of the Hpanish treaty, which favors
'•' *< end.ii.t* of Hpsin. The Hpanisrds, being the most
numerous, wish to hoist the Hpanish Hag ag.hi, and eiti- '
ten. and -r.l liers were hastening to the Hpanish consul to I
get registered a< Hpanish citizens.
A great excitement had arisen In ronspiiiiprirp. All I
fhr trihuuAU wrr«* And huainc** Rtiapriulrfl. jh». '
I’lesident 1,1 the f'ahinrc was threatening to resign and
the foreigners and liberals were looking anxiously for a
government vc.-l t„ protect them. The lits-ralsaav that
the Hpaui-h flag shall never again lie hoisted there j
The Hpanish ..I waa opposing the ratification of the i
American treaty, and thwarting the American rnn.iil |„
all his measure*
u, ,17 °r, ,‘—The s-Irises received by Ihr Daniel
WrHflfff, from i •■ntral Am#rWrA. rrfv>rf aff^lra a* ,,,,.1 In„ i
sl'icr -he S«p*rt„rs nf ih* OransUa. a fnrtnlaht *
*m r«rrf|ni fnrwmrA Ih* ffaffriitn»ni with romMaraKia
-^rir. tbomgf, lh# Uni r«nn^ **nl that much n,.r WM
Al-fary.nl *»A *».»«, If Waa WrrtiM .vr„A father th.r, el
rrfIf*>■*!* who Adhar*'! Al All l« h'« rutw w«re nv.atly ihr Mnrrr
«U#** TT *° m*,n,y ,hr ’"*h wlillr Ihr Inf) len-igi r
tier, nf the Inli.h innt. Were *U*nt ami wsieh'ul, Mlrvlne tl,at w„h
a,H fr„n, .nm, lh* Central Amel-.,, wM,h h«l hren
wji. •“ *”°n **,h* £•«
.s.„r';,V,UM ,b* '■0,Bh,n'', *"*'•* '»<•* I hr *atamed
The people of f/mdonn were address..,!, al their Ausntt
Court, by H II Shackelford, Mr Marshall, of Ken,nek"!
Henry M r„l|er, nf I’a , and Thomas Swan, of |fd In t*.
vor of the election of Mr Fillmore The speeches, we are
informed, were able and eloquent, and a floe .pint
vs,M on the occasion. A large number of citixen* were
nrjtnn Orgfin.
A destructive Are occurred |n Pomeroy Ohio, on Fri
day afternoon week, which destroyed two squares of the
biisine's portion of the town, and the Court House—h,it
one atore waa left In the place — K,txn,rhx HrpxMirm
«•»><>• as raw Win, A ago* |g, |*aa
r At the New York Slock Ktihangc, n.-*» |to,rd eerier
• *”* ** *»*.•**-• otKtou (Arm
r Th* **" Yotk Tribune eipueee the sit.-nt to which
, •kw*kfln I* carried ae In that city
- i'tjaarjsrK
[ Z^r AC ‘Vn^V ** T**"*’ '»rwaqua..l,uaa of Pork.
; +$£!»&££* •“'>•««•*>«. nU ll. baleful ...Buence. c u
' ll la to thla taller point that we would her. ..n ... ... _
*u wotlae demand for II. Turnlug to the dally reporta of the taat
*u '**• price*Oi Pork In thla .racket toawwmtorww'to
'hot* at which II la now he|.| aa toll,..: evw.parawitn
, ISM-Aug li. IMft Auc in. uci Au II
»?*■ .•jtJT.ao »i*3T.:a bi»»*.m.i
Frlmc. bbl..I" N'.M l« M.T8 lflUn!
t* .toto", 7h* **'“ U“l p”rt u M*s«» than It waa laat year. In
l ie wrtd*t of a great war and on the ha, k of the ah, rtral torn cruo
Ihn^h".!/**”'.*“' *',T •*' c,°'- hl*b»f «hAB II wa* two yeara ago,
though the great war waa eeaw then fairly tngun And now ihjr,
la not unly general peace, with a great corn ctop laat year and atmlh
>f T-n , h ,f °'"lr "• '* “‘•l'1' ®f fo"d, pork ek. opted.
Of ,ourw It >a nut oeceaaary to eapUlu llial the incut ori e I.
he re.idt of a gambling no ml of gamble,Thar Umbel
Ttr ,h** ^"rh *' ,*,4, *** bl»o»l»rr set, th«t It Wtftil l lye*
Thkltr mu I'hir?1'h" rSi ** • rUI“ *** lh*n •“»» future .
... I b* ?' h,*h t"1***HUur alrredy ih»w.*wh>| or hate c«.n
trtreklIIimw to obtain toittful of mo** uf the pork on th« maikrt so I
V.Vtto L,:».“|,a'b*.P'** 'J bor,“ mon *' d u oBereil,,u.lo.-l,,g
h?is. *» r .k b a^011, '*r*,'ll,*n,.coii*u»ue»a suffar from t Ur air
21V*** Uk hr prk‘e* *** •* l,tU« •» pw^U, -s tlne U* »i.e».
table crash . hrncr trais sUfftialss atol «»ur dl| suff. r«,"
Tlic Senate of Finland ha. publUhed . decree admit
Img foreign ..III,,, Tamel. and .lean*.,., .bother built of Wood or
Iron, with I heir full rigging, .tore, and freight., free of entrain - du
ly. lor Bre year*, ton. In, from I KM Hy the mm. decree. P,n
n .l, ah.p owner. me aulhurlaed. until 183S, to lm|mrt all kind. ..f
muter all 'or .hip building, Including aleam engine*, free of duly ,
and honuaaa are to be paid to eaport-ra uf ana, aalt, fl.h, tralu-oll.
Bar. I.rm|,, tar, pitch, braa-latuSianJ mall Th* Bank of Finland
1. Ilkrwtaw author,a-d. until Is*), to leud on depom. of
good., including colonial produce, metal,, while lead, and Oamin-a
ciijr wood.
Tlu> increase of the tonnage nu tlie (Jn at Lukea ia one
of the moat remarkable facta of lha day. No lew than Bee atoarnr,.
twenie propellora, four barque., on. brig, and „n* hundred and Iwo'
achoonero, hae* already been launched horn the Weateru ahlpyarda
•taw the commencement of IvM Tl.e ala- of the ataamer. range
from .1 to IS.' ton., oi the propellora, from 363 lo MM), with the ei
cepllon of three, which are propellora of Iraa aim; the barque* from
3* > to Ault; ao.l the achooncra from 30 lo Ml. Th. total .team ton
nag. of Uta owl. built waa l*,u|*; mlt tonnage, SS.AII a large
numb.. Of To-rl, .re now on th. Mock*. A very .mall proportion
or the Teaarl. named Were launched on thw Canada aide. Including
one .learner at Toronto and on* propellur at Kingaion
Tin* l.i'uieTill,- Courier Mate* tbnt the potato crops
throughout that regtou hae. proTe.1 aery CioitMlaigil an autlrw f»i
lure ID a°me locallMa*, owing to the drought, and price, rul* high
On M today a eonlrml ... mad. for th. product of an rntlr, crop,
of tome on, hundred and 8fir acre, at the rat* of *3 per bhl ,to be
dcllverrdln ili« fall
The market lor Und Win anU.both At \Vm,hinKton and
In New York, I. reported oerr.tocke.l with Bounty Land
•' f”w **" 10 «•» bitter city on Wednmday at STU cento
per acre for I Aw. Mq for IA.,. and kw. Urn lota
In our remark, yeaierday, rclatlrw to real ealato, tt e ly,^,
ua any : “When landlord, are more nwWMrona than fenemenfa, ale “
The word Italieiaed aliould hare been "tenanto.**
IMCI1M0ND MAHKKm. Auguat 18th, ISM.
Rawaaga—Thw weather wa. again fair to-day, and the tempera
ture between II and 3 o’clock decidedly •• dog daylrh." but th.
nceoy cio ids U .Rag ovcrtirid Indicate the probability of more ralo.
I«. the produce marktu, breadstuff* are unchanged, and tobacco
Flora—We quote new Superflu. .t $7 AO .nil Fetra at Th.
.toea aocumulau. re,, .low.,. ,ud w. think It advUable fur cut,..,
miller, t.. wml forward ruppll... Tl.e demand lun.h.uew good. 7
T’*!' 11X•*—The sale* of to-day Indicate a further advance lu nrlca*
It h«:.g tite opinion of buyer. Ural better prior., quality considered'
Un%r.--jra*!|tlr'* U*“ b**n "** C**' *■*» previous d.y
unch'"7'’1 "<■ qdote red at ll.4oai.4A.
and white at $l.4.%(l,Ao, with occasional ..le. .t 41.AA
Ai*yn«t kmh. Trustee'. «1, „f . brick tenement, (and lumber
hoaje in rear.) im Canal .1 ., between 'nth and 11th »u„ at A o’clock
euS^iT1?. W.'!ll*chur*’ 'I* “ v,n'-y*r>l ” farm, of 600 acre*, (*...
rlrart-d.) situated 1 %g mile* from tin- town
Sam. day—The • Log Ca.Hr" tract, In ChcMerflehl County, U
mtlrn. rot of Richmond, and Ik front the C. II ; contain. AM acre,
mostly low ground* *
k«ih — Tnutee’. .ale of W9 acre, of land In Hanorrr county, near
Perrin • mill—to be ...Id at the C. If. 7’
(vlbham “ItW ^r'*’ '“ AlJ-mtarle county, IV mile, from
l ..bham D |»il alto, a tract of 8A.I are., all m wood., near the
Central KAiIrnstl. Terms liberal
Same day -Trowe,', „|, Kr, ^ fone-thlrd In wood. ’ Ik
tulle. Weal of Chariot!..*! le. In ..me county wood.,, Ik
AD..-H,, farm ’’Lilly.’’ .1, mile, beh.w Richmond, on Ja. river
containing H.H4), acre.. kSM cleared. Term, liberal.
t.on’V'i-ai^I*' ‘ V' '"4 *crr*’ l*1"’’-* cleared and In cultl.a
»«• ill»’tA h* * * “ilea of UieJ.lt. A K. Canal
.. ‘;.r* fY™»f «*> »’-re«. half cleared, at Bo.hir’.
Dam. In ChcMcrfleld county. 9 m. above Richmond
loe'aTo* '"m o,c".r’^’’4 mJ** '«« ol Richmond, eoo.prD
Ing Alt acre.—to be divided Into Ore tract.. To be .old on thr
premises at li M.
Sauie day The tract called •• Oakley." In Buckingham county, I
meanwhile')' L,m,‘«“MaIuIo, Mo acre., (for .ale privately
* 1—A tract In Che.terfl.ld co., of *.116 acre., (MW |un ground.,)
oil the 4pp<.ni-.tl >s river—Improvement* »um«rou» dlst*m-r from
L- J5"t*nd or mile#-term, liberal. Hee A«lv't signed
t. O yitrger.ld, C«ni*r.
Same day—ComuWaloner’e ule of a Iract of 4P0 acre, of land lu
Powhatan oounty.
4cf».—-The rttalti In Lancaster county, known a* “ Indian
JSJ" »»».! •• Mill's Quarter." containing re«|>ectlvrly l#V<> and
Cee adV'P’ Ch ,ow *rou,,di J *!•«. lt» valuable lUvea, etc., etc.
t«trne day—0.>mnii*«toners' sale of two tract. In HpotUiylv.nl.
* outity. one, ** Wood v III*," 49U .errs ; the other 495 acre* both well
Aik.—the valuable farm " Rmbary," In New Kenl county, *4 m
below RIchmomLcont’g Attjacrrsu [SIAln cnltiv.imn ;1 and a neigh,
boring Iract of lJMtf .ores, unimproved. Hee adv’t of R. !>. Cart* r
nth —A tract , f -Jk tern, on which I. a gold mine. In Bucking
ham county. > mile, from thr (’. If. Term, liberal.
Imh — A Iran of H7A acre., 8MI in original fore.t, clrcun\)aeenl to
»1»-herein !>• p.it, .>n the line of the Richmond and Danville railroad
for sale privately rmnnwhile. ’
iMh—-Hale of h' or .'■*» slaves (Including e.rpcnter*, blarkamltha,
Ac.,) at \\ armitister, Nel»oo co.
Same day —a dower right In an Albemarle r.lale, amounting to
"■* *"«» "I land, eligibly situated. 6 m lr. from Charlottesville
A . r* ,f”'1 ,n ,l" 'gingham ro.r.ly, called " Buffalo," containing
"Vrr I.V.I a r., H mil,, from Ihe Cn|l< (late limit',Tr.
Oct. I*b—Tile "Ft.h Pond" tract of four or Sun aero In Ntlaon
county, lying on Janie, river.
*'*■ K;‘,m ln V w Rem County, containing 481 acres, to be .old
at ’lie 1 _ll at an. Hon. uni. tt prevlnn.ly disposed of at private «alc.
(or , —At Kanawha C. II., the dam., lock., Ac., of (he Coal Rl
ver Navigation Company.
/J«c.*TUl—A plantation containing 8,800 a rca In North Ala
-tiijf koth—Trade sate of French Porcelain and Canton China, In
New Fork, hy Coffin A llgydock. See adv’t.
4Dntnjau> i* TMk wmo.
Farm of 6iK) arre., with dwelling. ,„,R.. etc., on Slate river. In
Buckingham co ,8 mile, e of C II. (tA‘21.)
A tract of 14,* acres, lid clean il. In llenrlco county, A mile, wet
of Richmond Ade’d hy t! A A [ik«A]
A tract of 970 acre., * mile, from Wythcvlllc, with dwelling, barn .
rtc. [tA<7.|
A valuable «Ule In Roanoke county, [P. Jamc’.J conl.iulng
I.1A7 acre., [8611 cleared.J Apply to it A A. [t80Al
„ A/‘rLn *011 and Mai arm, one mile above Powhatan
”•—budding* «m*w *nd coimoodlou*. Adv'd by J«>* a. Mayo.—
Two valuable tracts of land on James river. In OnocMand coun
ty, ».* nnlr- abov<- Richmond—one of ’Wki acrea, the other IMicrn
Term* liberal. Adv'd by () A A |t1f>]
T» c farm known as “Marl lllll,** In ll. nrlco county, 16 miles lie
low Ri. Imumd, contains MM aersa. Adv'd by Q \V. AH T. Gate
Wm*d (tFI)
A farm of AM acres In llanover co, at Atlee's Futlon, on Central
H It . J miles above Richmond-wlU be divided. If desired Adv'd
by Ii A A. (iFJ)
Brw-k dwelling at Flncastlr. with 14 acres attaches! splendid or
chard, out1 •house* etc ; also, 11u acres of land In the vicinity of lire
town. Adv d by Fram l* Anderson (t*F )
. ^ 4 150 cleared. In New Kent county, 14 miles
below Richmond, ari l near the York River Railroad hi IF]
A tract of P"U acres, (>>0 |n cultivation f..r tobacco,) to Bucking
ham county, if# miles from Dm canal. Adv’d by Ju«. M Harris —
Ten thousand acres of land In Kanawha county. Fee adv’t In
country Whig of II M. Price, Ag’t. (1140 )
Farm of &jg acres In Powhatan county, with dwelling, etc., there
on (tf.)
Trie White Hulphur Hprlngs, In Oreenbrler county. Fee adv’t.
The farm called ” Fee ford," In Matthews county, contain log 7D4
acres, of which HA) arc arable, (tf.)
Plantation In Ooorliland county, 9H miles from Richmond, called
" Mount Bernard,” containing 7dn acres (tf.)
Farm on J«roe< fleer, In Buckingham county, oppodte Howard*
vllle,containing 666 acrea #
An ratal., containing IJV* acrea In Amelia and Nottoway coun
lira, 4n ml Ira from Richmond. AdvrrMeed hy I., kfa.tr r. (tf |
A farm of about Wat aerra. In Km, William county, *> mil.. from
Kicnmond (tf)
Farm of 64»» seres, half cleared, In Charles City county. W mile
from Richmond (If.)
The *arm km.wn •• “Prospect lllll,** In Orange co . on the Ranoa
hanmx k river; contains Ann acres, and has every facility of acres
to market (tf)
IF aL. wio'r iM’k »i n.o •. in t p.H.ntiNr.
.• . .. Oaaaiii Co , V».. N .* V,
V/-. .vfA H C<»r/e-fh'.r Fir One ye»r a,o la-t June, Iwu
Wolantiy attacked with a cold and cough, with a lame aid. in i ,|„
mach. awl*., not fr.-e from a con,h durln, that aummer. In lie
r.ml'rf following, my , ough lnrrca.«.l lo an alar min, calcnl. a., that
durln, that * e'er I lo.t about thirty.lac pound- of tlch, and td.y.
•k tan- with whom I adr l-ed c»uld ,irc me no relief I heard „f tn.
ben«fl..lal effect. of WIHTAK F HAI.XAM IIFWII.ll CMI RKV.i.* ,
r/.V , • wh",h*J "* l*»d ">e ,rralrat benefit l.y the ua« of i
the ankle, and waa Inclined to make a trial of It my -elf. I had not .
bo1"* I *» romn'et.ly cured, arol Iron that
day lo thla, haer not been troubled with a rough. I ran cheerfnliv
re. or..men | I, lo all, wing a remedy of ralue 1
None genuine unleaa algnrd I. BUTTS on the wrapper
suit -drAwtw ’
Ki:i>oii4 u tniiVY.
TITIfK N»:yr tO:uul4»N of Ihta InetHutfon will commeme
■ on Iha tral of October n**t, and rloae the laat Trlday of the
foiowing #w,
Th- cotiree of -tody la eom/,reAen,lre filar/ tlnrvuah The lorn
tlon la one of the hralthira! In Raatern Virginia, and In a Beigl.hor
hly..o. ™ d'le'llgmrr and refinement
TTRMH per M..|n„ of ten montha, payable arml annually
For H ard, Including washing and lights, A< . ... . , $100
For Tuition In Classics and Mathematics An
For do In h'gher English branches pi
■ l % ,
wfU*?**^ ,B hf •*« Ronthsldc Railroad to Black's A ’
-J' * ?’ w *nt* wUI h* ">*** hf prrvlou# notice, and
where in default therm* e mveyances ran slways b* obtained (
Addreas. Kennedy’s F. 0 , Bruns#*’* co. I
» w • *ir Intelligencer and Bonthslde Democrat. Petersburg, will
copy to th, amount of *5 each, and ebartfe thla o«ee. I
» fhofi rtt rim mi.p,
ra'u-ble Water Power, wllh Flour. (Irlal and Flaal. r Mllla attached
altu.ted fuel beyond and adj .Inin, the r|iy limit-. In R>ekelfa, the
port of Richmond, and Immediately on thr line of fhe York Bher
Railroad, connecting with IM Va. CVntral and Dock, containing
atmut eight acres of land, I* now oIT-red for *ale, commanding as it
does, water power available for the erection o' mills, foundrw* wmk ,
ami wiaehlns shops Beautiful I .ration foe a Brewery It |s mf *
thuia-ly adapted for a Paper Mi l. As there Is a pure spring which
can fouaed for’bat purp *• Th«, Mill, are not,* f„, u. w.pe
rk.r Flour and Meal, both for h<> r, market and eip.irtatten Tt la
proper!. » n he for -ate a limited time only, and If not ill.poaed of I
by the 1st October nett, will be withdrawn from the market
Pof furthvrpsrtlruUrs. apply to
• OoblllN * APPRRRON, Rlrhmord. Va I
III II b. Mill HR I «H| III t IN, 'n, ..,.V
* ” __Be 11 F.-arl -f I ee| |
■ w' M’B -• n KIOH PI «H|. |TA Hf II r.
*- •• *» •• tpKU for the manufacturer, by
fH!5 __WOMMi v » , I tlHflilNT No II fe.rl .1
HaasTiau fowsbu.-ijji tT ihmimi.s
bbn , for i,|e b, 0AVENF0HT, AI.LkN * CO
_ wamniko.
Jf,7, ■ !r D*b-». Mr ™«* j oar
llam.'uf Swkla^bM* M U,IXUM,dau«M„ <•' Mr John K Uft
A&£R'5b‘j!lN& O* SSStKlnSA iTS V ^ t*
KiJir.CA*’r "■*■«.-m£ -
H«7o7pl^iT' “4 MluUUr ££&£
JSSES, 7;n,v-u 5T*i “!, !«
. b«hl, ~>v«»wd ....I ,r.,w,««t “a,2i; **rd *bOU' ,U^ »••'••
I JS^J.^'isaarmg?
H«*lt, of Lynchbunr, ifnl 10 month* *n 1 19 days.
J? £*,£?lU ^•W«nvo of her fethcr In th#count* „f Char.
**• In tlm 19*h jrmr of her i|«, Mm I'AITHC J KI.LIOIT
Ih-pam-d hla life, at hu r«iidr n. * ih ■ r
v •' “• »"- *■» ~ e&^riiy naaat.'TrV.
*?5Ei5B& rA»sar»'r«..
Suppl^oT ’ n •• now opea*, hi, ,.„
,. . . WK)R|i, HHitk, ITATIUKURT Ar
——-*; morris' at awa .,
JKS* F*r^ m'«?»«S=b
?£» rrlw1
HiiouRh the hi. ..In« ol (I,*, „ , , mVt'„ * *.* fnnOAeul U>at.
Ihe w..r., «Me „. .„ Kour. „*r TZ^V^TZi, / I ‘SE’Ejfi
many <*•*• the country over of Uraenter* twnJ*J. w-?i IV*. *,r4M*
auI jj Aw9«r-D‘ T. TATUIR, Jr. Mluhirr t.r the tiorpei.
VC&> "f-Tii 2 r",!SA *ta,it"n"
Iim4 iiMa«9 eoaatnieUva iiikim ?5 of curr •*
•cala all rotnplalnu of tffe * V l*lr*r •«*Hlacfhl IMlarnul
from ihe** iraladlet, who neglect to tak/tC?*? or*%n*» «*fhrera
•pon*4t»lUy. 8ol! at the mJaufectorit! B^flo m'm * rt*
ra.rasr^j?-"* -Etfa*
U. nirv1!'*TF-A»'|H,i* JAn>:n.
• Tit H A—Leave, TvaM-.tr rvenlne. u,. |S,i, A-:r.
pii! k“^°1,K?Ck-r',R NK" T,,KK *'«>
’>>LR. —PwiRhl receive,! to-day. (Monday i ..
-..the hour „, A o'clock, P. M. rir^SK,Vih
Onnalfnasa are requested to >eu.l down for their a.k.U to da.
Shtoper*are rvqueaied i„ «.„,| „„„ ,.f o,,,,'ul'.:b ^,'V, .
I.j- shvruooo. or Heir H,i,.mbe ewuabrued £ ™!T,r ^
ra«**figer« are reourated to K«- ..■. .. . r 1 r. .
•••rr. 4 o dork P. M., TueMikJ. --u"P«r*
P^Va'cV'to s'r'hI*^U[*',1*‘',ur <*”« South .kl. Of the Hu n
»Ce U> Nrw Vork, Ineludlni tnnla auil »tittc ri><iin nni. »,n
Su-rr.gr pkaskjr* ouly $A. ro«*»t only |!U
r.TT^fo.10 !,orfo,k “O**' “ bj the river hnal.
- -- __ LITRLAM A WAT*i>N
i BA'‘T,k,l>**—Ighl lacel.cd to day, (Mon- ,
ity.’l^ iffh^^0'* "'c,oc‘ H -
t'on.lgnee. are rrqucted to M-nd for their g,o.da
Shipper.> are requeued to .end |n the name. ,.f thcl/cnn.l.. ce.
r °r *hl>m’,;nu eomdgned .n order
■Nile 101 ,,W' U<nOS.
1^ IJuVr’* ‘o” C»P*>*"»«* '• invlied to a hatch of
.Jr Vaile. k llJTn Oo*po° b"',J* r»>viuly I .cited hy th. Ro.n.
._yriSjry^r>‘,"lr' wco"'' by mortgage on the ro.,1 at •
al-U.n/e ehlrh^h. 21!* “i'"’" * lk,r *'1 ‘
*»“r tmr removed a re.trlctlon imp,...d
r .I.l X T,. ..! »Te»1““ *CV w,,lch l‘..ond the net proft. of th,
n * *_5? rll*n J «f W>ng « I per cent «llvl«le*u| on |1Hoh*i of
klv.nXVien *n uLV^Ud*"’ *‘\l1 C2*,b\ll,,» ,h* ©nmUuy from
* * ‘ 11 ro*d mi 4a to leaaen It* ntJilltr t.» t .«■ tt u 7
■*2 Cf'if!!’! A* •'* Impreaalon ha. gtdten abroad that'll.!
act of March I at, IsM, lm|H>«lng thl. reatrlctlun I. .till In h.rci- it l.
le.med proper b, the Company r, here a Con fin e,.,',y ,,f
fro J T J2T* pf “ nf Ul,t “I «» prohibited th. Company
from giving any Tien on the road and It. nel profit.. **** 1
..n fj»‘W/VMM<FfJr»tlry},|(, |>g(
Otit enacteetl.y Me General A.arm,Jo. that to math of the
! rfertt” Var.h the it.at. eighteen hun.l'*l
rnJtnall/trlll ,H'n' a1 '".•renee Me capital .to l ofthe
* ! y I atieg hniJroiUt (\imfmnu. unit autfutrizina th* m, t
-rip, ion the, ...fly th. State, oaforl.i.,. th. laWoZ";*
.aor^uytao yi/erfyfny nr appropriating ,t. ,,H propu, t/a. to
\ ''.a y U ,’,,y “* ‘i"-"/,na. at the rat. of :r/n
J .r „ u. ,t...h thereiy anthorU.,1 "l,
.’.T. K a' -Male, be an.! the a„... i. her,! ,. -
1 I * It/nrth.r ena.te.1, 7 h.it the e.ii*t earn.,*,no ,,,t it t.
\ZfT 1 °rr.,a an on.. n.a ar.:..t,nv iu. i. J
"ran.ZoT, T'*" ■“ "» iftceet ,,/a.rm /or renin,n
Of d. ., „-oZtl IC’./orT "r>Myf iU ™U °' oet pro/,.L‘..r..
• f-itriiM that not king contained in L\is ad0\aU t+ no eon.
Mrutii an to author ,te tAe —ltd t'fmixiny to n,o> ta, to* orient,,*
*U rt«itl or tAe nM j.roAU thereof to an amount t+t/ond n k*a •
%*%£!£?***Uabtlitu^^ *• ** ~Lat
*' be in force/com Ue postage."
r>TATkor Vikcrau. Crtv or Ricvm.>md. to trit :
l't!iyfZ.rJ‘ft a1.'" M a true toty of an act pa,
‘•StgneM £ 0 TCt'KKK, C. II. U.
an.l Keeper of Soil,.•'
The Roanoke Talley Railroad I. a little more than twenty urn
...He.long, tkt.nding frrm Clark.vtMe to R.dg w»,"rJmI?
m l tja.ton road It. capital .t.o-k I. |»i,d«, u,rre hundred and
leu of Who h It owned hy (be Mate, ll.e temaln.lrr l y corporation,
.nd n .i.Uld.l. The f.iraci.l HaMlltk, .d the company W, ,t
. red The road t. now w. H equipped an t in aocceuful op
o.. o h io,i ^*r.frlm '/' hu,,rt,rrU <»<■ th.-u.and dollar. |'r
r^w'e . f. .'*1' anJ "tcraatlng I„ view of it, |„, il,.
/. affording aa It iloc an ea.y outlet to the lower tuarkrti fur the
rich .laplrt of the Itoanoke Valley, and the adiarenl . JrlridturM
ll.irnt. of North Varollna, lufuture .ucceM under proper^mat age.
hde thVt'tl'V. b, wt',U^‘i''nr' " . '* co,‘fiden'ly bribed, ill
in1** ** »“ Inve.tmenl f.-r .alety a„il prodt
"n , !,.C"n ‘ ron >,»rl«« •»» heretofore l..ued within the
Tel ' , n'’"‘mor|we.ltti. They are now offered by the company
'a,.l ' ' “*ur*n<* given that the Inter. .1 will be promptly
tfjfl.ro/theli I*. Itatlr >nl , <>,>>."i■>>., aula— d-.'w
l.l*.- A attoation>*Teacher,either intake charga
▼ ▼ ol a S, 1.1, or a. an A«.l«tanl, tty a young laldy, a \ r
f n -n, and educated in Richmond, V*. She can furn.vh unexcep.
uonahle te.tlrt.on al, of her qualification, to teach all the hraocl.e,
>r a thorough hiiglldi clitcatioll, the French languag.. a. well ..the
rudiment, of Latin and Italian. Reference, exchanged A.ldiw.
2 ” " ■11 1!.!• 2 till* .iftr
I At, kt III - M U \NI i:i».—The Tuoetoe* of Mercer AcT
demy, Kanawha V II , Aa., haring prov.ded the mean, to put
be building In a .tale ot thorough repair, w III tar rr.dy lo engage
M-rvice* nf a Teacher In time to open the eehool on the l.t day of
.tetober neat II I, dv.lred that applicant, for the .110.1101. of
I rluclp.l .hould htprofteeumnl tta -her., of experience and repu
.t.ori a. au.-h, rapatde < f teaching the higher hranehea, Afathcinat.
c. anil the Claiatc, ol preparing young get.tb men to .ti er our heat
. "I,cge. and L Ulvcr.ltlr,,the atudy ot the profclou., or the active
iudIim •• pur»ut(« of life.
The Academy I, onen.l .wed. Tl.o Truilce. offer the holldlng frr.
■f hk'Cr If* tl.C Umt lilf . 4f,(1 M aalarr IkA tnltlor, fa*. ^I I L _...
*'* ,r* UlneMce and the higher hrenrhe* of Mathematic* fV.'i. and
9'r l,,# common Koglleh hrenrhe* fir* per eee*t<of flee a„ nt» * _
rhe •.•holer* are In thtt piece end etclDlt> A competent end an
5* ,t*ibcr l"** *rerrrly fail to command * fail *rhool ; In
1 rd tijc Truetree arc of opinion that the Principal will, in * vrry
.fM.rt Ume, be under the nceemltj of employing an aMht.nt. or
l*Uptrd' n# * pr B,*rJ department, for which the building i* well
Ap| heatlon* for the•Ituetlon mail he accompanied with tettlmo
UU a* to character end eMIlty, eddre**rd te the uhd-r*‘inrd. on
Jr before tlie let day of September, when a ejection will be uiede •
lly order of the Hoard,
aulx-dlHAelt K. W. NICWKON, ffoe'ry
I... OWRKMR or WAfJnll, ('A Il l s, *C.-Tha
a WNle (Irvaec hir now bog lit uo for arreral yrara. and rl.ro
■ni re «tl.f«t.oo. for the reaeon that It la the t_„t. ,n,.a, ,|t,r.bl«
«i>d rtotiotolcal Lubricator know for the a lira of ommbuta. ■ »a
r.rtia. draya, carta, Ac., for all rough gearing and Inclined plat.ta -
Kor aale In krga, and In can* of * and « pound'. by
aulb m A I'AKKU. Urnggata,
_19*, H. W, corner ,.f Man, and I th »ta,
i ••l.kWIU.ns, A hand .
«■ Colored and Rlack and White Glnghama, for aale by
\«.>V00M »ll M l>N. I’ a ’ n, *rtp«d and Ch„ kc'l
haln.ook Muallni, for salr by
_O. HARTWItM. A oo
HOI m: bMivAvr WANTKD.—A .and ila^
vent wented for the belence of the yeer, either mule or f*.
Apf»ly to
_!?!•_ hhkilrr A HHIMTttU
<« •*>,« loo NAIAD Oil,; Koglul, Mu.tard . La.ge
a \ Corn march; Er.ah Tama
1*4*. Oat Heel. Hnrl-y, Hugo. Ac ; for sale et
MEAOh A KAKVHH New Apothecary Store,
"*'1' W. corner nf Main and 10th at#
SI *’««■« »» I X NT II I tflVIA AkRAII’ll.
A.>clut, In greet vailrty, et menuferturer* pnrn, for rele he
M FA UK A M AKFK. Chemiet*
JJJJ_1®i W W.oor. of Mein end loth *t*
• f .rfT received hr eteemer, e frc*h *upplr of the InfeUible **lf
•-ellr.g KruM Oar.* ll ie e Own that we emu recommend, for
lug hare given general *etl*fecllon to ell those that u*rd Ihvia leal
•>e*on They ran lie had et the Cti ne Hr©re of
■«»» KUIaKIaKT A CO Iff Me>n *trcet
\»:w 1.00IIS. W
Skelt (on, do
Fall pflnta.
Illack Sdk Mitt*.
A greet variety of Kcnbrold* ne*, Ac. f
If foS ' '' .V I "‘.'.M* ** ••••*"'»■ '•»*
I.Mt i m ll iiii » x iik , H> half.pl] r quail
«y, recrlrlng and for laic hy
—davkrport, alien a on.
Ilf*. II lit llllll | . l,T
I R I I A I ft I I , r ’air by
Sl'ftu i iRo POWDim, BKST QCALfTY tmmim.
for aala at a reduced price, by
™ Rum , l,Qhee Oroand Ple*ter, flueno. for sale he
_imvfmpoiit, AurwAro
PI Ml via I i", - hi n. direct
from the dhiflUery, for #ele hy
7* * \r*" an. . ..wad .
Vi f.. eery rich Rla,b and Col d Man'lllaa, for aale at real -
fell end tee them. W p PER kina g co„
1 141 FeglK
■ ■OOP tK III IV AXII | | 1st II HI f Is
■ ■ received per Meamer Jamealn.n, another fad Hoop Aklrle :
lark end colored Klaetlc Kelte. r •
■ it x AN NI MR. n hhdt handmm, T,I1. Pn»a,«, ,e
A relelng foe eale by g. If AKINKEK A CO,
Rn. W Cory at
r XOf I I E, Ann Mat! prime Java Onlfoe ; too Rage prime
Lagaayra da.; landing h r aale by
____ N<' WrafyM^
b^i^t'*^**** l’u'" c,'*-r vinegar a flrrlrlla arih-le for
W Pickling purpaeei, for aala by RAMPPON j.-rka, Ag.ot,
M 1 Oar. Mala and lift ala.

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