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The Jnnu a Iliv.r auil kiaaulia Company.
T.,c bili li t tl relief of the James River auil Kana
wha Company, and for the prosecution of the great
work under their charge, passed the Hotise of Delegates
Friday, by the decisive vote of si ayes to 1 noes, and
now awaits the action of the Senate. The bill w as verv
thoroughly diecussed, and underwent a slight modifica
tion. in the Lower House. We sincerely trust that the
I ivor bestowed on it in the vote of that body, betoken
a >:mi!ar disposition on the part of the Senate, at d that
we shall have the pleasure, in a day or two, of announc
ing its final passage. We cannot donbt that the effect ot
the measure would be to give new life to tLe company,
n J to send forward, bv an important advance, toward
I'i ultimate destination, thus, tbe greatest enterprise in
wp. ,-a Virginia ha- ever been engaged—and this wi’h
Oiiiv an immaterial aduitien to the public debt.
The main provisions of the bill are as follows The
cap.ui stock of he company is increased to #12.400,«••*<>.
i.l «• 'ires o! si"-* e.ioh. Of this the Stu’e is to take, ii.
a Union to the stock already owued by her. 74.""" share-,
wnereof 7-""" - urea shall be taken in full satUfactio:
of the d !>! now due from the company to the State, an>
for the assumption bv the Suite of the debt for which it
is bound as sun ty for tbe company. For the remaining
g " shares ot stock the bonds of the State tor ■
arc t be delivered to the company,to be applied to tbe ex
tinguishment ot the r (looting debt. In addition, the eom
p.i- <t are attthoriced to borrow the sum of j -t.500,"'*0,ai a
rate of iut* nst not exceeding sevcu per cent., for tin
purt-'M- of completing the canal to Covington, carryin'
t' . .r other works and discharging the residue ot tht
floating debt, and to execute bonds for the amount bor
rowed, and deeds of trust or mortgage*, pledging th r
wor- - ■ ' eveuues for the pay ol
same: provided. That they shall not borrow in any one
var a greater amount than five hundred thousand dol
lars. To meet these bond* when they fall due, the com
jianv are to set apart on the 1-’ ot January ami July ot
ever’ year one p r cent. a- a -m ,’ngluuil. flu1 State -
I !y to t..’gome liable IS at Stockholder. Another clause
ot the bill u-N-ietis three hundred thou-and dollar* of the
six per cent, registered stock of the Commonwealth, pro
vided for under the act <>f 1*0-.. to be u*ed in improving
the navigation of the Kannwtia river, from it* mouth t»
Loup tr- ek -hoals. A number of other clause* provide
details a: I g .rds for making the bgi-lation eflectiteauti
k cure. Our p-e-er.t purpose i* only to give the reader
a general itlen of the bill, and to express an approval of
it. SI. udd it pa * the S- uate, a* we cannot doubt it will,
we shall have the pleasure ot publishing it iu *uj.
LoalaNupuliou wild the Pope.
Tim l' r..r ot I ran, e has rep.i- d, through his Prime
Minister, M. Thouveuvl, to the encyclical letter of the
Pop •, touching the disturbed condition of hi* temporal
doiuiiiiwns. Tne Emperor firmly maintains the position
lie has taken it favor of Popular instead of Papal sovet
rigv' ta the Romagna, and backs up this manly deter
mination of the people to liberate themselves front the
crashing authority of the Vatican. Toe language of the
Emperor is mire independent than his Holiness is accus
tomed to hearing and mope dignified than he is a ecus
touted to using. We m ike x few extracts :
“I will not for the present stop to inquire whether there
is any foundation for tho reproach -, ether stated or im
pli. d" which -«• made by the encyclical against tae lino
.*1 udiev pir* . i by the Emperor with regard to the
Holy Sec, under the ditHcu It circumstances wluch have
latelv arisen.
"HLstory iu its impart;t'dtv will record one dav with
whom must test tbe responsibility of . vent*—with the
sovereign whoso efforts have co mantly aimed at pre
venting . ein, or tho- » ■ rt fu-mg every concession
and thw sfigitteet reform, and a uttiog tho.native* up in a
«’«: _> of * accountable tea. t.vity, have allowed thing to
g o* from ..a i to worse, unul they reached rnat point 1
where tti e*d u:wn becomes incurable.
•‘What iia*. above si: created a painful impression
upon the government of . M ■ ty. i* ihe tact that ou
so important au >»tca*i a, thet.uu.t ot Rome should have
fbrg-tteu all diplomatic us. • *, tnu-urring upot nli
gi >u* grounds a que-tiot* ot -) .s-* niially lt.fujK>ral a
chara. t. r. Wc -»c wit., a leviiug ol regtvt a. ueep a- t.
is genuine, the 11 tv >'.•** > t app* mg to the conscience*
ot the clergv. mid vxciit: g *1 ■■ ardor ol the t.uthtui on a
*,t‘. , i. : . d. - wn. it can only be prou-*
©f encroac a Hie * • ’ deg.. t‘ upon the yir/i.-W
power o the Supremo IVi.utf. nor upon the indepen
dence he require lor the free us* ol that power within
tho limus ol it* ngh'*. I have no lie-itati*>n in stating.
Monsieur. that the Court ot Rome ha* not beeu hap;.d*
inspired in eudeavoring to establish, a* is done by the
oocychcal. a k i *t t:. • - - •' connection between two
diffe eitt kunis o’ inter -. " ioh . tunot be confounded
. . ... ..,1 r,.»r .1 .....i ,U. -. r ”
Tne rep v tfc. i prooc- >W to •how, t)T a recital of bi-to
rical facts, that the question of ihr Romagna is purely
CvuiDcral—that the lVw cvJed it to k ranee by tin*
treaty ol r*>Icntino, at: i that Austria and other Catholics
batitrequtsr.tr applied the principle that portions of *hc
territorie* of the i’apat See might be ceded aud trans
ferred
At the Ong*e** of v irunn, in 18th. “it *a» not with
r .t (h'Jlc hv t! » the IV, - :c -t*eded ;3 retaining thorn
and iu makio.* toe ^itLl'• he invoked pr.-vsil over the opiu
. • h l >
tbs’ me 1 ••* tin; - were at the disposal of the allies
to t .. n it ol c Iu u y cum' «l * d - ■ i-»i on i
to tne K ' an 'i.iti - war con-tantlv tr iit.tauiv l even by
the Oath..' I'.'iuti. in an order of con-i.ler itioua eaclu
trrcly temporal.
Iu cot ■ - 'f, it t- -'*ted thr-e precedents are qwed
got a- “arc out ul> ig m.-t the n> Stnowledged rights of the
Holy See. But I have felt bound to fu:ui-h you with
the means of rectifying around you the erroneous im
pressions wli.cii might tend to represent an opinion
emitted on a temj'oral question ns an attack on
'hr imprescriptible and sacred prerogative* of the Catho
lie Church "
•* Post* auo I'oetry ol the Sioutli.”
Vr. Martin V. Moore, formerly of Tennessee, now of
t’ ss cilv, b laid upon our table a card relative to “The
Toei- an 1 Poetry of the South,” a volume which, near
lac vewi> ago, was anoouticcd from hi- editorial pen.
In ju -•ice to our-tlvt-, w, arc compelled to ileclitte
publishing this Card enure, for want of space. It would
dr.w more heavily upon our tolumus than w.- can allow
at this time, oiler t> ;ii - demanding more sj>ace than we
have.
T:ie card -tales that the woih fc ; ... abandoned, at
least tor a time, and lor several reusooa, the ehiel of
winch is, that there is now in press, or in pr piratiou,
another work similar in character, ‘"to b edited by a
disliugui-hed S uth< rn poet,” as the pubh-hers tbom
» Ives have informed Mr. Moore. It a’-Q states tint a
wreat part of the MS', of the work l a 1 been placed in
the Laud.- of a publisher, a short time after the period
w :eu it w auuouut ed they would be , but through the
latiueuce ol friend*, the editor was inir.eei to wituhoid
I the view
i-, d edi onai na-i-tance, which wa- not available un i
the past season. But this also resulted in a disappoint
ment.
Tiie card also announces that, although tfc« work ha
been * kudoned, there is a prospect of its being m ired,
r. ea • the o:ae; wore l< a failure. Aud for that end the
manuscript* are cow in the |>4»s«csaion of an able Nurh
eru author, who i- to edit and publish them in case it i.
deemed expedient.
Mr. Moore has expressed to us a wi-h that the paper
which bwe been Irieudlr to the enterprise will noti-e
thi- explanation. We r. gret not onlv that other matter
exclude* hi* eutitw card, but that the publication of hi*
work has !wen so long deferred. Still we hope that the
want* of the Sonth aud the literary public mill be ade
quately met in th« forthcoming volume.
The Irui) lut'iah.
Th“ Mortncn* were ngby i.digoant when th^ Aunv
went to I tab, but ihev are almost equally rel ictant to
have it come aw »y. Before it went.lux tries irom the Kut
were rare. M iny of the people were wlrnowt de-tit re
0f doth: C Sb ling valtco wa« worth half a d liar a
yatd, two d .at broadcloth sold lor ten. Suirarcost-ev
onty cents coflea a dollar and tea three dollars a pound,
and all threw article* rarely ap|>eaiv i on the uble. Oib r
grocwrwa aud dry go >ls were scarce and high in pfe
yo.-ti«n. There waa little in rnatket and that little hxd
.•sh. whi.h was the ttcarcesl j
ot all
lfit the army has changed all that. Five thousand ,
peaceable, able-bodied no n marolied in and encamped |
i lew miles from Sail lathe, with plenty of I nde Sams
gold dollars in their pockets, and nothing In tie* world ,
to do l.u' to con.-ante provisions, wear out clothes and
spend money. Instantly Salt Lake Oily put on a new i
aspect. New stores opened, old ones were replenished,
wealthy brethren sent out to the States, brought in
goods trains and profited by the speculation. Everybody
that hail auythiug to sell brought it to market and
found viiltomera in the Army. Trade had never
i been so bii-h nor Salt LAe City so lively and pros
[verous.
The propose 1 withdrawal of the troops now will cut
' ff t! ms in source of the Stints’ revenue, arul remand
:n to their old stagnation. The sojourn of the Army
i i that expensive locality has co>t the tax payers at the
j K st 9 round sum. but the community of the Latter Lay
.-s.iiuts has waxed fat and rejoiced thereon.
r«itui*see uuU the Proposed Southern < oil*
ferencc.
On the :8th ult.. Gov. Harris, of Tennessee, transmit.
I ’d to the Legislature of that State the resolutions of
th* South Carolina and Mississippi Legislatures, inviting
a Convention of Deputies from the Southern States, aud
a. com panic d them with the lollowing brief aud sensible
■in'—age, the perusal of which we recommend to our
own Governor and Legislators:
F.xCCiTtv* DiraRTMCST, )
F'ebtuary 28, )
1 h' rewith transmit resolutions adopted by tbe Legis- ,
la res of S wth Carolina aud Mississippi upon Federal
rel itiot - Whilst I do not concur in their recommend i- I
lions—not seeing the necessity or propriety ol a Conteu- i
no.i o: tle‘ Slaveholding States ol tne l uion at this time
—1, nevei thele-s, deem it proper that l should communi
eat.', ..ml that you should respectfully cou.-ider, th.* »ug
. on- of oui -Liter States. Believing «•> I do that the
i 'iconic ol Tennessee are loval to the constitution iu all ,
I all of its guarantees; po
• , d,. is regard for the tights ot Uie States, and
I r t-Unt; iuv.lv apprehensive ot encrOichiQcnts upon them;
i they would feel and demonstrate, when necessary, their
ientity with any of hor -:*-r Stat-s in resisting any uu
ist aud uueoostitu i re upon them or their in
j j-mions. This r. M»: ince should be, first, by the u-e of
,j| >Q.stitutiouai means in our power, to tbe end that
I the I'uion tnav no preserved as it was formed, and the
I sd-.g ..f a rjov.-rutmnt of equality, under a wri t* u
•onstnution, perp Muted But it the hope of thus ob
tainiug justice -hall be disappointed,and the Federal gov
th*- bauds of reokl'-s fanatics, shall at any
t„ eo no aii engine of power to invade the rights of
ud'vid.itls and ot States, to follow the example of our
father- of l"d v.; be the only alternative left us.—
V hi,-'th.'e i-rn t 'h io the present attitude of parties.
States uid public men in tho Northern portion of the
I .,i raev. to cans*' apprehension asto the security ol
I .r , ,) the continuance of fraternal feeling, yet
I ,,.r ,i i.robihih'v. and 1 hope astrougoue, that wis«.,
v:operate and firm counsels may avert the impending
| . vds. To. refore, before widening the breach in the man
,r d ,, • . iii the resolutions herewith submitted, our
diev ould Ik* to exhaust every me ms consistent with
„,Kir aii • the constitution, in an earnest effort to check
the tide of aggres-ioti and restore the era of good feel
. ■ aud frateruitv throughout the whole country.
ISilAM G. HARRIS.
The U -iuaino of Andrew Jaikaoii.
V proposition having been submitted iu the Legisla
ture of Tennessee for the removal of the remains of An
,1 v .V J , k-o I from tue “Hermitage” to the city of X i-h
v 11'. Andrew J ickson. Jr., his adopted son, has written
, letter to the Governor of the State, making known the
desire of the old hero, expressed in his dying moments,
that his remains should repose at the “Hermitage. He
'Hts :
‘•I writ-, to you. sir. for the purpose of expressing the
g -et-*'-;—ti -of my venerated father to me and Mrs.
.1 tes-on,j’-.st before his decease, as I perceive a move
ineut ha.- ecu made in th.- Legislature to have his and
VI s Jack-on’* remains removed to the State capi'ol
grounds ar N i-hvtlle. He called me and my wife to his
• d-ide and said, “My son and daughter, it may become
u- ce.--.irv for you to sell and dispose of the Hermitage
and grounds hereafter, but 1 beg of you to let my re
main-. ar. i thos ■ o! my dear wif e, remain together at the
Hermitage, a sacred -pot to me, there to rest in peace and
net until the final day ot Judgment, w hen our Lord and
Master will call for us," »Vc.
Tli ■ 1 ppoaltion Party ol tllnonrl.
A > ate Convention ot the Opposition party ofifi-*ou
ri wa< h Id at J’lie:-on, the k'jth ult. The attendance ol
delegates was large—nearly every county in the State
being reprv.-euted—and the utmost enthusiasm and bar- j
ii.i. v, it is said, characterized the proceedings. Among
UO.-C participating in the Convention, we recognize the 1
imes of iusiiv prominent Opposition men of the S at .
The followi ,• declaration of principles and objects, eni
••racing a nomination of that distinguished and loyal
Whig, F. I ward Bates, for the Presidency, was unanimous
ly adop'ed:
1. Whilst we are not disposed to exaggerate the ehar
,,-fer of the evils which threaten us in the future, no one
who-- an attentive observer of passing events ciri fail to
„ reive tlr. ti..- heart of the nation is throbbing with
dread ot ini;.. ;, g calamity, arising not more from
the bitterness of sectional animosity than from the cor
rup'bv ! lawlessness of the political party which now
h i i- the reins ot government and directs the power of
in to |.‘i,‘.,uate its own supremaev. It.*
1 , f. rs arc the five abettors of the fell spirit of disu
nion—many of them declaring tint if the [«ople should
■ hive tl.em from power, they would dissolve the glorious
vonlederocy of States—vain and impious threat—a
t .res’ .ad h-.-sSed to the fears of the timid and the hope?
ot lb- iaw .atel which commonly - rv.-s to tiorve the
.mu- of '--I • e and p, rio'.ic citizens, who have n
, | that, is losai dcfemlers ol the ConRiratton, th ir
f -t dutv to the country U to unite ia dn ing that party
from jwiwer. T > that end we declare that we are in fa
vor ol the preservation of the Federal Inion at all hiz
urds.
j. The npremaev of the Constitution ami the enforce
ment «»t the 1 ,w ■ of the 1 tut. d r>tales.
;.. Tit-- vu^ualitied recognition of the reserved rights
of th-- -tates cud of the people lor the cultivation and ex
,'ihsi.nl of the resources o, the country, by such prci
,. ; ion to every useful pursuit and tntarc.t as is cotupat
• with the general welfare and etpntafue to ail.
-t The -treugtheuiag of our national defences—by the
. ,-f- lion ot a railroad to the Pdi-iiic ocean.
- v m.iili.'ivnt nit>nnl in aacrviiHf firmneM
i>le iutcgi'.., midoubied ability and sound con
■ » itl*::i. We are opposed—1'ir-t—To the enormous
consumption and profligate extravagance of the present
tilimiii-'faluo.i. .Second—To the practical usurpation
,, i ivran;'-al oxerot absolute and unlimited power
In the Chief iligu-l tie of Ul« nation, in dispensing <\
.cttive pu rotiage tor unworthy purposes. Third—To
he arrant heresies of the so- ailed national democratic
.rtv ill regard to the suhj-vt of slavery in the Territo
j,... Four'll_To the systematic re-opening and din
- ru n igitutlon of slavery question by ultra political
I -aders for purely political purpose*. Filth—To the iu
v r ,i aliockig barbarity Involved iu the nropo
,uoti to >pen the African slave tra.le. Sixth—To the
t is.>n .ule avowal recently uia le mi.igh places tuat the
cvattou to the presidency, in a regular and coustitu
t:.,;:a. it j :e, of the candidate of any party, ia in itself a
- . hciei t cause lor dissolving the Union. Seventh—In
i, ir i)t': anting ot tree homesteads to tho-c who will
ic! >:'; uni improve the public domain. Eighth
_f0 ,'i,.. HMt r> pid.iii'a.'i doctiiucof s> cession, as pro
in git-dhv ultra Southern b'aue.s, heliev" " the exist
. ■ of. h radical view* to be at war witTt in*-spirit
... j gi-u. .< ol our government, and subversive of the
■iu-e of constitutional liberty. Vintb—fo the systoiu
■ attempt* of the partv now in power, bv untuuv ar
, , j | laitornis. »uh then double reading* and studied
■ libig .10. - to deceive anil d.-fraud su honest and con
mi.;,.. peop.'e. la view, therefore, of the principle* thus
euutuerab ■!, and as a luoint of cirryitig them nut, ami
ot r>--: r ng the government to the pg tv of theeirlier
.lav. ot lie republic, we declare tlial among thoetu nent .
men whose names have been mentioned iu connec
t>.>a w uh the highest uthce in tin- gift of the people, we
„now >d no m »n so well -pialifi. d by hi* tlien's, hi- in
■ orrup’ integrity and hi- d» voti >u to the l uion
■ 11 1 the Constitution, to till that important post as Ed
ward Hate*. ol Missouri. To his guidance we are wil
ing to confide the destinies of the republic; and with his
■mine inscribed upon um tanner, we this day throw it to
to brc> inviting the friends «t good government and
t the Constitution and the Union to rally uuue, iU t.d !*,
lelertuiued that. <0 far as we are coucerued, we will not
be driven from his suppoi i bv the insensate howl ot abo
itioui-m—ilia' ready weapons of our adversaries, which,
ilis. ii. the tii.is of the weakest and wisest of them, has
>eeu used agains; the be-l aud purest of our statesmen. |
( uion I'url) Couv. uili'ti.
W learn t hat t o Nat.oaai Executive Central Cotutuit
te of th 'Con-t onal Union I'arty last evening
;ixe ! p<>!i the 9th of May as the day lor holding the
nominating Convention of their party. The place at
which it is to be held is the city of Baltimore.
8 Ol OP KK IROES 1\ ALABAMA.
The S.dm* >' ' nel giv.-s the following prices of a lot
of negroes recently sold in that city ;
M tn. carpenter, 29 years old, $2 "3 •
M in, unsound, -> years old,
Bov, unsouud, 11 vears old,
Girl. 11 years old,' »■• "» !
Bov, 13 years old.
Girl, Is years old,
Girl. 16 years old, l,t>26
Girl, 13 years old,
Woman and child, 27 years old, 1.67''
Woman ai d two chiidseu, 3t» year* old, 1,'""
Man, blacksmith, 21 years old, 2,213
Bor, 17 years old, 1.3<"
Girl, 19 year* old, 1,4"" j
H .it I’si s* rot XiuRor* in Lootstasa.—At a suc
re—iou sale in West Baton Rouge, a lew days since, the
following enormous price* were paid lor common ti 11
hands;—One n. pro woman and four children, *3,03'.';
o v* bov, *1.4 ", do do , » h473; do. do., $3,400, do. do.,
$3 303; do. do., *3,2> a).
TtuunvLK Domistic Tkxgkpy.—A terrible domestic
t vgedy occurred at Woonsocket, R I., on Thursday
nicht. M's. lt«\id Davenport poisoned her infant, five
inont * old, aud them committed suicide by poisoning
uerseif. R t.i mother and child diedeatlv the next morn
ing- Family troubles are at the bottom of it. Mrs. Da
venport attempted suicide previous to her marriage,
about s year since.
[Fiora 111'- Hoot hern Field *nil*Kirc»!il<’ ]
AN llOlll WITH MACAU LAY.
BV JOHN &. THOJir.-iA'.
The idler in London, strolling along Piccadilly in the
direction ot Hyde Park, will he slmcV with the pompous
old gatewuv, through which he may- cutch a glimpse of
greensward and waving trees. Before this gateway
.(and- a beadle, a most ancient beadle, bolding a staff
surmounted with a silver knob and dressed I the beadle
and not the staff,) iu a drab overcoat with a bewildering
superfluity of capes. This functionary guards the en
trance to what is known as the •’Albany"—a bachelor
retreat hid awav from the great vvoijd ol the metropo
lis beneath the bows of-the spreading elms and—"the
cold shade of the aristocracy." The Albany Is a sort ol
rusurb. ii street, which is no thoroughfare, (being closed
both to vehicles and the crowd of pedestrians) extending
from Piccadilly to Burlington Burdens, and built up on
either tide wilh tall, dingy brick houses which are derig
tinted bv the letters ot the alphabet. In front ol
each house a small garden eoibes close up to
the straight, shady path, leading to a gateway
at the other extremity, similar iu all *espocts, the lolly
pillars, the elaborate irou work, the cjffaint stone card g,
and the corpulent, sotnnulous, cujie-euc'icled beadle, with
silver-headed stfff, to that before mentioned. The rooms
iu the several buildings are numbered, and are Occupied
by single gentlemen, of-high social po«ttou mostly, and
in easy circumstances, officers ot the Aviuy ami Navy on
half pry, successlul authors, retired professional men,
anil unmarried sprigs ol nobilily. The atmosphere ol
the place is that of well-bred repose. Trade disturbs not
the t[uiei of the Albany,the rattling of whe.l-ia but faintly
heard trom the adjoining street, un i tie musical gabble
of t«m .le voices breaks not upon the gar, for crinoline
sweeps Lot along the cool, narrow avenue. It is in some
m« a lire a passport to society to iuhabi* a room there,
and a card bearin i the address of
would be considered at the clubs as “ nobby” and else
where ns reaching the filial term of the gouteel.
I -hail not soon forget the Albauy and its loliage. for
one fine June morning iu the your 1&5-J I turned from
the whirl of Piccadilly, ascend d the stairway of one ol
the tliugj old bui dings, and enjoyed the .pleasure ol an
iuterview with tho occupant ol It. 11—Thomas Bailing
ton Macaulay. I do not rpeak of him as Lord
Macaulnv, for at that time ho was not w peer of the
realm, he bad not been “created" by his sovereign, but
■the patent trom Heaven was his, aud he stood couspieu
,nis -,a the ranks of a higher peerage, a more illustrious
noLihtv. Voltaire told Congreve that had he been only
,i cntl'cniati, be (Voltaire) snould have nev-r com-- tosee
bin, and ii is certain that had Macaulay be. u only a Lord
ot VictotiiVs making, the world would not have so la
mented his recent death. Assuredly I shoul 1 have tell
tar les« uncomfortable had I been about to enter the
pi . , ■ ol i ic Prime Mini-ter iu Downing street, than I
did in mounting n p the staircase to D. it. lor apart
ft mi tii- imiit'-n- • iespect tor Ins iuicllectttul character,
which I hail derived from his writings, 1 had somehow
l -aru .! to -eg ird M i .-uulav with an uudetined drea 1 of
admiration as one who, though belonging to the .Nine
teenth Century, must have di-coursed with Socrates in
person, aid sat with Bncou as ho unfolded tbc
u-atiing of the Xuvtmt Organum, and rode over
the Buckingham diire vvoliD with Hampden, mid
heard an Ode of l’indat rolling from Mil ou's lip-,
and who ha 1 thus invested himself with something of the
awe which we attach to the-' august names. Moreover,
I remembered, among my curliest readings the great re
view. r, furtively carried on in the college lecture-room,
the terrible criticism of Mr. Robert Montgomery, and it
occ irre 11.> me that such a man mini read every visitor
through aud through in live minutes, exposing the shal
lowm-sol Ins learning to bis own nuiniiiuieu sen. n
seemed to mens il I were about lo be annihilated by the
mere presence of a supoiior power, Perhaps Mr. Van
Amburgli nwy, at times, have experienced a feeling akin
to this. Bat why enter the lion’s deni' W a»s it a vul
gar curiositv, a sillv vanity to say 1 had .-ten Macaulay
that led me to the Albany ? 1 trust not. Only a very lo >1
i-h and insensible per-on visits Westminster Abbey sim
ple to say he has been there. I had inti . d a curiosity
to’see tli • in in who had allordcd inc -o much gratiBca
tio: . but 1 wished also to watch the play o! that great
intellect in conversation, aud to hear a colloquial elo
quence which was the highest charm of the English din
ner-table.
1 carried no letter of introduction to Macaulay. Some
months tefoi , I had sent him a copy of the Westovei
MSS. of t'oL Win. Byrd, and the correspondence which
eii.sucd-thiTc'liotn constituted the sole elaim 1 hoi to his
personal attention. But immediately on receiving my
card, he bade the servant show me to his sklmg-room,
and I was greeted with a kindly siiake of the hand—the
I'ji’.s pan was all velvet—ami with thanks for the vol
ume. lie -aid lie had derived great delight from the nar
rative and the pictures it pr. -outed of society in Virginia
i hundred ami twenty years ago. lie com./iended the
the beat B gUsh stand
ard'. The conversation thus directed to American nf
tairs, the historian made many inquiries concerning lite
rature and art in tin- United Stales, lie said he admired
o ir people and ha i w itched the astonkhing pr ogress we
had made with the deepest interest—that he distrusted
he -uecess ol republican institutions beyond a certain
density of population, more particularly under the
operation of universal sutfrage, but no one would re
joice more than he to entertain ditT rent views ;—ad
verting to the relations between (treat Britain and
this countrv, he said ho could imagine no condition
of things in which war should no: be averted by the wis
dom aud prudence of our leading statesmen, but that he
thought tli.-rc vvere many li.-s of iatere-t mid sympathy
that ought to be more closely drawn, among which w.is
the int. r; atioual copyright, a m- isure necessary to pro
tect such w riters an Irving and Prescott in England, not
less than Bulwer an 1 Thackeray in America, waiving Ins
own pecuniary stake in the matter which he was surptis
c l to hear from me was not inferior to that ol any Brit
>h author— appropos of his American reputation, of
which he w.i- proud he had two grave complaints to bring
against u<: one w .is that our publishers had m ole him sp< 1:
mo-t abo'ii lily, uid he had maintained a good standing
it -eh" .1 in hi- speliiug cla--, and the other that our edi
tors wouldit its t ■' that he was an opium-eater,
whereas lo- had no r collection ol ever hiving taken the
drug in any form hut twice In his life, and tlreii in obe
dience to t ip advice ol a physician. Such were the lead
ing topics of hi.-1 talk during the hour 1 Hal with him,
though he varied it with references to many other inter
esting subjects, the war in the Crimea just then becom
ing of momentous import. Parliamentary eloquence, the
op- ra, the ay«i'*tih til fry-1; 1 J’alace to be op.-ued bv
the tj i on that very week, and the third ami tuuriii vol
umes ,if his Hi-torv, the MSS. and proof-sheet- of which
lay before him. This outline of a morning's chit-chat ol
Mu >aulay is but a dry aud hard reproduction from notes
and memory of a most animated aud charming inform <1
discourse. I was glad that there were but few of tbo-e
"bri'liatit fla-hes of silence," of which Sydney Smith
-poke with rapture, and gratified above all that I had un
e no Greek po its or Guman
n>.;i,,d..T.bv I- is o.ol iibie. i.uv it i-oitain, that the
great talk**r not heard by me to tliu licit advantage,
tor it was said of liim.that be required lobefed in order
tlut bis full ability in this w ly sho lid be brought out, mid
hit his witiii st tbiiigs were always thrown loose among
the walnuts uud tiie wine; but ceitiiulv I never listened
to :i couversa'itin.ii;.it yhq -** fascinated without latigu*
ing. and so charmed ins auditor without |ilauliig him un
der the slighte-t con-traint. It lias been rein irked that
heirii ; him in’ik v. isliketi tdingoii' of his..-.-ays. This
was net true ot Lis couvei-utiqu qu that June morning
in the Albany. He u-cd tew ot those short sentences
that abound in his es-ays. He did not ride :lie sec-saw
of antithesis very much. There was no redundance of
ornament, no parade of learning. The d-lf-renco be
tween bis w ritings and bis colloquy seem**d to me just
that between looking on ut au imposing pro -ession, on
some gr.-at ocea-.uu ot state, in which all the figures suc
ceeded each other in due oi ler and according to their
proper dignity and mingling in the miscellaneous ranks
ot a holiday crowd, where a con i uuul su • '-sion of ima
ges entertains the eye, but does uot lire it, and where
there is variety without confusion.
What iuiprt.s-i d me must in Macaulay’s manner was
Li* s'tni-iicity. Everything he -aid was natural, and his
inovt ineu', wt.li n w»:ru whohv i studied, v/ould have
seemed ea-v but lor ail angularity, bordering 011 awk
wartlue83, that belongs to his countrymen. Iq person,
be wo.- i.uikj Lqt not corpulent. bis face clean-shaved ex
cept a small side-wnisker or a silver grey, and Ins h Ir,
theu full and a most whit**, was thrown back in disorder
from a brow mas-iro aud smooth, but gathering into
pucker- about the keen, grey eves. lie wore a loose
frock co it ot p ain black, tin- worst fitting garment I saw
in Knglm I. lln.t land of bail Mbits, and Ins standing
- iirt collars were nuly raeujorable. The sit ting-room in
which he received me, was fitted up as a library, and the
shelves, which reached quite to the ceiling, might have
contained front eight to ten thousand volumes. The
books were rich in calf and morocco bindings, such as a
man ot Macaulay’s taste,and bis ability to gratify it would
be apt to indulge himself with.
At this time (dune, 1854) it was h's custom to spend
three or four hours a day in the British Museum, collect
it.. t!;e materials for the prosecution of his great work,
aud even writiuu out portions of it, in a room full of lit
erary men eng tged 111 similar tint Is-s m pendant labors.
visiting the Museum, I »> shown the table be oc
cupied, piled sound knee deep with pond-’rous folios,
bound volumes ot old newspaper., sttil other venerable
records of the past. But though his mornings ware thus
employed, he did t ot fail in his attendance on Park unent
where lie then sat for the city of Edinburgh. Perhaps
the combination, uot conflict, of his literary and public
duties, together with the exactions of society, tended to
ha-ten the crisis of the maladv to which, while yet in the
prune ol his vigorous intellect, lie fell a victim.
I never saw Maoaulay afterwards, but I heard much
said of him by English people, and 1 am convinced that
his character was not rightly understood by them. He
passed for a cold and selfish man with the multitude,
while those whose knew him best declared that a kinder
heart never beat in a human frame. Pnnrh jolted him,
now and then, abou; his having dated a letter once from
“Windsor Cas h*," while a guest of her Majesty.* liberty
to Eugiisiiine,. un-ithomabl * and unpardonable,—the
I^iumi-, just y aggrieved Ly his i.istorlc treatment of
Wi'.hani l'enn, h* Id him in great disfavor; aud clever,fast
literarv men of Bohemia, from whom he kept aloof, pa
ro lied ht< “lavs” with great effect; but the bachelor, in
his snug apartments in the Albanv, paid little attention
to their attacss, and went oa writing those magnificent
uud tremendous sentences which were to stir the pulses
of the Anglo Saxon race long alter he should be com
mitted to mo mier: “ and res: of the Abbey. If he had
resentments he did r.&i enLUhiu iiU .tUriita by disclosing
them. It is worthy of remark that no breath of scandal
ever imputed an immoral life to Macaulay. Insensible to
woman’s beauty he certainly was not, and yet the gossip
of London, wholly unspnrring ol great names, left him
as unassailed as W ilitarti Pitt.
It would Lave beep better for the fame of Macaulay
* I 'uckeray f nee t il tn-, that upon the occasion of hi* lecturing
fur tile flnt time In Loudon, he saw. on looking over the house, be
1 r. .a 1C f rweri! to the desk, the weli-known pmou uf Macaulay
on Ilie third ben. h from the front Taran** W son* frit uii. he
sa J “A five ueuaJ not* to any man who will get Macaulay oqt of
tha house ” “Rgad, ■Ir,'* said he, in Mating the yin um-ur.ee, 1
f«it lik« a fellow with a *lxu*nc« ts hi* pvvktt.lnlh* bankinghoui*
pf t|>« Baring*.”
had ho, like PiU, disdained the dignity of the peerage.—
Hut he seemed to regard tbe station us Mr. Madison re
garded the Presidency, a., a place neither to ho sought
lor nor declined, and conscious of having made no efforts
to secure it, accepted it as a tribute rendered by his sov
ereign to eminent literary success. Before his accession
to the House ol Lords, he had changed his residence to
» quarter better becoming his more exalted social po-ition.
With the proceeds of his check from the Longmans for
the ltd and Ith volumes of the history, be purchased a
handsome villi surrounded by two acres ol ground and
nestled among rosebushes, which he called Ilollv Lodge.
It stood upon the heights beyond Kensington, and with
in a very short distance of Holland House, where Addison
in other days had married a (louutess. It was not so tar
from the clubs and libraries of Loudon that these could
not he reached conveniently, hut it was removed from
the coal-smoke and fogs ol the city, and in this respect
va-tly more agreeable than the “sw eet shady side of Pall
Mall.” Hut the roses of Holly Lodge were to blow but
twice for Macau lav. There, as we all know, on the 28th
of December, 1859, with the expiring year, he pn--sed
away from earthly toils aud triumphs, the most bri'liant
writer aud the mast variously accomplished scholar ot bis
Richmond, \ a., Feb., I860.
LCMkLATI Ri: OF VIKUINIA.
senate.
Trxsiur, Maann 6, I860.
The President called the Senate to order at 11 o’clock.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. S-'clcv, of the Baptist Church.
A message was received from the House ol Delegates
announcing the passage of Senate bill lor the relief of tbe
securities of W. Hopkins, iate Sheriff of Lpshur coun
tv, with an amendment.
On motion of Mr. BRANNON,the amendment was con
curred iu.
Al-o, a House bill amending the charter of the town of
Salem, iu Roanoke county. On motion ot Mr. SMI 111,
the hill was taken up ami passed.
Ako, that ilie Committee on Enrolled Bilk had exam
ined sundry hills aud found them correctly enrolled.
Mr. NEAL, hv leave, introduced a bill to incorporate
the Parkersburg Bridge Company. Ordered to a second
rending.
Mr. COG HILL, by leave, introduced a bill to incorpo
rate the town of Powelton, iu the county ol Amherst.—
Ordered to a second reading.
Mr. DICKINSON, by leave, introduced a bill to amend
the 1st sec. ot mi act passed January 17th, I860, entitled
"an act lor tbe relief of Robert Vaughn and others, se
curities of Denis Field, late Sheri It ol Grayson county. •
| Ordered to a second reading.
I The President laid before the Senate an invitation from
i the Faculty of the Richmond Medical College to attend
I 'he commencement of the College iu the M<cli.inics lu
j stitute, on Thursday evening next.
On motion of Mr. CARTER, House bill making an ad
i ditiotial appropriation of *J5,0<>0 to defray expenses in
i curred lor the dcK-nce ot the Commonwealth, wa.- ta
I ken up.
Mr. WICKHAM proposed to amend by adding to the
second section the billowing: “Hut the General Assem
ble disapprove ol the principle adopted by the commis
sion on the Harper's Ferry accounts, in auditing the ac
counts of officers, inasmuch as the allowances lor horses
and servants not in the service of such officers in com
I inand, mid hereliv direct tin* said commi-sion to reaudit
the said accounts, solar as that is concerned, and to ex
clude from their settlement all allowances of every kind,
for hors. s and servants not actually in the service of any
officer, and all allowances tor any service ol a eonstr i •
live nature, and not actually rendered by the officer nui
kiug the claim. ’
Alter considerable discussion the amendment was
m i in .._ . . ,..«a
'flic following resolution was communicated from the
House bv Mr. SKDDON :
Jienotved, That the Committee of Courts of Justice of
the House and St note have leave to set as a joint com
mittee during the session of both bodies this day. for the
purpose of hearing Mr. Srnnntt in advocacy of a reprieve
of the prisoners now under .sentence ol death ut Charles
town.
On motion of Mr. DOUGLAS, the resolution was ta
ken up and adopted, and was then communicated to the
House by him.
The Committees decided to meet in the Senate clum
ber oil Thursday evningnext at ii P. M.
Senate bill tor the assessment of tuxes on person* and
property being untinished business,was taken up. and the
question being on re-olutions offered by Mr. llloM.VS
of Fairfax having for their object the obtainment of i -
i formation us to the place in w hich merchants'goods sold
j within the State were purchased or manufactured, the
! resolutions were rejected. Mr. Ai GUST then moved to
I amend the bill so as to exempt from taxation the sal
l ariesof all Clerks engaged in merchautiie establishments
| —the amendment was loss.
Mr. THOMAS of Fairfax then offered an amendment
| to he added to a section of the bill so as to exempt front tax
all Clerks in merchant establishments, and Over.re oi
| plantations whose salaries arc less than A30t); this amend
ment was loss.
Mr. C. V. THOM AS then moved to amend hy exempt
ing State bonds from tax, this was opposed by Mr.
DOUGLAS and Mr. BRANNON, and rejected—ayes 7 ;
noes grt. The bill was then ordered to b" engrossed,
fiorrimts ('ossxrksck.
Mr. THOMAS, of Fairfax, called for the order of the
day, being nil resolutions, reports, etc., relating to the ;
Southern Conference ; and it was taken up.
Mr. BRI CK then -aid, that it had been his purpose to
| present to the Senate some of the reasons which had led
i his mind to a conclusion adverse to the proposition ot a
conference of the Southern States ; but, upon consulta
tion with several Senators, who had intended to partici
pate in the debate, it had been deemed to be best, in
view of the late period of the session, to dispense alto
gether with a discussion of the question, and, not desi
ring to consume unnecessarily the time of the Senate, he
felt no hesitation in yielding his claim to the tloor, iu or
der that the vote might he taken at once.
Mr. THOMAS, of Fairfax, theu moved to insert in the
majority report (adverse to the Conference) the words,
“ and Sute ol Mississippi,” after the words “ .South Caro
lina,” and the words •* P. B. S arke " after the words “C.
11 Mcmmingcr," so as to make the report adverse to ac
ceding to the* proposition of the State of Mississippi as
well as to that of the Stale of South Carolina.
Mr. THOMPSON, of Dinwiddle, then called for the
reading of th<* minority r port, and it was read.
Mr. THOMAS’ ainpn Imeut was Mien adopted : and the
question then recurring ou the majority report, as amen
ded.
Mr. AUGUST moved that tin* minority report (in fa
vor ol the Conference) be subs'ifuted therelor ; and the
ayes ami noes being eal'**d on this, it wm lost.
Mr. TIDtMKSOX, ot Diuwiddie, limn offered a sub
stitute, referring ihoquesliou ol the adoption or rejection
of the conference to a vote of the people. This substi
tute was lost.
Mr. CARSON then offered the following substitute :—
li'xolttil, by the Ceiter.il A-serablv of Virginia, in the
opinion of this General A-Htnibly, lh.it the peopleof Vir
gmi t are willing to meet iheit sister States of th** South
i i Conference l**r the purpose of preserving the Federal
Union and tlio Constitution of the United States; there
fore
li'tolrtj. Tint the t«o Houses of this General Assem
bly will proceed t>y joint vote to elect seven commission
er* to attend on the part of Virginia the proposed con
ference of the Southern States, to meet at Atlanta,
Georgia, on tho -day 01 -. This substitute wu
also rejected
The f|ti4*tion was then put on the adoption of the ma
jority report as amended by Mr. THOMAS, ami it was
adopted
The tall appropriating tho public revenue for the fiscal
vears 1H.19-Y, i me, 1. was then taken tip on mo
tion of Mr. HKANN'O.N, and tin* blanks having been filled
the bill passed and was communicated to the House by
him.
On motion of Mr. WICKHAM, the vote by which
House bill for the completion of the Slavins Cabin and
Summerville Turnpike road was rejected, was reconsidered
and the bill was laid on the table.
On motion of THOMPSON, tbe Senate adj’d.
HOI'SE OK DELEGATES.
The House w.»-> called to order at 11 o'clock by the
F.pkakkk.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Dune in of the Methodist
Church.
VliK ORPFll or »:tv pav.
A t>i!l ratting regulations concerning special licenses,
next cam • up as the special order of the day.
Mr. .IOXBS, of Appomattox, advocated the bill in a
long and elaborate speech.
Mr. DICKINSON, of I’. E , followed in opposition to
the bill; but before concluding, the subject was post
poned, ot| motion of Mr. .SKDDUX, till to-morrow at 11
o’clock.
The hour of three having arrived, the chair was vaca
ted till 7 P. M.
TIIIUTV-SIXTH CONUJtKSS—Flrat Sraslon.
Washisotov, Mar< h 5.
8KVATF.
Mr Haun presente 1 the credentials of h*s successor, Hon Milton
S. Lith.itn, elected Senator by the Legislature t»f California, f‘»r tae
unexpirtd term of Hon Da\id C llroderick, deceased; which were
read, and Mr. I.athain appeared, w as qualified, and took h * seat.
Mr Johnson, of Arkansas, from the c«*furaitt»e on public lands,
to who t» was referred the bl 1 to create an a Iditional land district
in Washington territory, re ported It back with amendments In the
nature of a substitute, an I the substitute hav.ng been adopted, it
was l ead a third time and pa.st.d
Mr Malfore moved that the hill declaratory of the act* for car
rylng into effect the ninth article of the treaty between the Inited
Mates an 1 Spain he taken up, for the purpose of making it thespe
■ ial order for Monday next, |he 19th 1 si
Mr. Gwlnobjet led, ;u he warned the senate to proceed with the
trill on the calendar in their order. TU® first bill on the calendar
(the Pacific Railroad hit ) was the most important measure before
the Senate, and he had been trying iu vain for the last two month*
to gel that bill lak'nup.
The motion of Mr Mallory was agreed to—yeas 32, nays .0.
Mr Hen < a mi*, from Ut commutes on private land claims, re
ported a bill to confirm certain laud cla ms In the Florida parishes
of Louisiana »o the c ty of New Orleans . which w .s read and pas
sed to a second reading.
On motion of Mr. IP njarain, n resolution was adopted Instructing
the r.^iutuUt**e on the judiciary to Inquire into the expediency of
furth r legislation in relati n to the collection of debts due the l nl
ted States, aud the sale of land* taken up by the Lulled Mates for
the payment of debt, and that it report by bill or otherwise.
The bid to amend the act establishing the court of claims was ta
ken up ami discussed elaborately by Messrs llayard, Hale, Benja
min, Toombs and others, until the hour of adjournment. It pro
poses t . enlarge the ju< Miction tf that tribunal anl make I s deci
sions final iu certain easts.
HOUSE UF REPRESENT ATI VF5
Ths.fip . iker laid before the House testimony i„ the oooteited
el**ctl<»u r4'"> f. m the third and fourth Cor gressioiial districts of
Maryland; which wa. referred U* the committee on elections.
The Hou»e referred to me committee for the District of Colum
bia Ihv Senate bill authorizing the corporation of Washington to
negotiat e a loan of $200 inm for the purpose of building a market
house.
Mr Millson. on th- assembling of the House, said he was unwill
ing that the House should even seem to be Indifferent to a usage
coeval with our government and dignified by so many historical
recollect! ms. lie therefore offered a res.lution providing Tor the
election of a chai lain to morrow to officiate alternately with the
chaplain already elected by tbe Sonata.
Mr. l|ou**on -etc i, ior«t ending tnal tb® resolution was not a
question uf privilege, there being no law for the election of a chap
lain.
Mr Millson replied, saying that there should be a dally Invoca
tlr.o of Divine assistance and protection, and li should not be In
the power of any one mnn by a solitary objection to d» feat all con
ventlonal decencies and obstruct tne rules of the House.
Mr m Regarded Mr Millson*s remarks as exi;aorqiu$;yi
and replied to t4.au.
Hr. Cu-mens showed that there Isa law of Congress fixing the
«4ary of the chaplain at |75t* per year. Hence here Is authority
| toeectone.
Mr. John Ccchraresald he had an ®ssay to deliver on the sub
[ M , . A.
| The Speaker, followint precedents, decided that the resolution
1 was a queft.o . of pririltft
Several gentlemen now raised point* of order, anil daafred lo
extend an Invltati'in to all ministers to till iat- ilfruately.
Mr. Houston appealed from the Speaker's decision, which appeal
was, on motion of Mr. Million, tabled.
Much eon'utlon prevailed throughout theae proceedings—half a
dot. n gentlemen at timet speaking together.
Mr. Barksdale moved to table the whole sal jeet.
Finally, Mr. Wilson’* retolutlon to elect a chaplain was adop
ted.
There was other business of no public Importance, transacted.
Mr Sherman mover! that the House proceed *o tho b i Inc** on
the Speaker's table, with a view of reaching the hill heri tofore per
fected of ao amending the mlllagc allowance of members of Con
gresa, at to give twenty instead of forty cents a mile, the distance j
to l>e oomputed by a strait line
Mr. Wa hburn, of I llnols, far the purpose of defeating action on
that bill, moved that the llous- resolve Itself Into a eomraltt e of
the whole on the rtate of the Union. The question was decided in
the negative—yeas 51, nays infi.
Mr Washburn th-n asked leave to Introduce ajolnt resolution
for thelmprovemeut of the harbor of Chicago
Mr. otsun'on tab! If such motions were to be entertained, his col
league (Mr. Bh-.rman) might abandon his hope of reaching his mile
age bill
Mr. Washburn's motion w is disagreed to—yeas 87, nay* 183.
Mr. Sh -rmiti said he weald* to-morrow renew his motion, lie j
then asked leave to offer a resolution to discharge the committee
«l the whole on tne state of the Union from the further conddera
tion of the subject of a Pacific railroad, and that It be refered to a
•elect committee of fifteen members,
Mr Curry objected to the introduction of the resolution; where
upon
Mr Sherman moved a suspension of thw rules, which was agreed
to—yeas 126, nays 48
The resolution was then agreed to.
Mr. Rarksdale asked leave lo offer a resolution, providing the
Senate concurring, for an adjournment of Congress a/ne 'lie on
Monday, the Ith of June
Objection having been made, he moved a suspension of the rules,
which was not agreed to.
Mr. Covode offered a resolution for the appointment of a select
committee of live members to Inquire whether the President or any
other officers of the government has entered Int i any combination
to prevent the execution of the laws, or whi ther any effurt ho*
been made by them to Influence the a'dlon of Cm>gre«s In relation
to any la vs as to the States or Territories ami all) lo Inquire
whether any money has been expended In Pennsylvania, under
government officers, to influence election ; also to Inquire whether
there has been any corruptions in anv of the navy-yards, 4c.
The rules were suspended—veas 117 nays 46.
Some of the Democrats objected that the resolution was yague,
and that the charges should be specifle. It was, however, adop
ted.
Mr. Reagan offered ajolnt reso'utlon placing <6,0 0,000 at the
disposal of the President, to su )press Inn :Ikies on the Kio lirande.
Referred to the Committee on Military Alfilri.
The House then adjourned.
FROM MKXICO.
From the Mew OrltoM Flrni/vnr.
Tin* schooner Suffolk, ('apt. Smith, arrived at this port
Inst evening front Miuatitlan, Tehuantepec, the 12th inst.
She likewi.se brings somewhat Inter news from Vera Cruz,
taken down to Minatitlan by the Mexican war steamer
iriiee, as abo later advices overland from the interior.
Of the whereabouts of Miramon wc liave no further
mention. It is only stated that he hail issued a procla
mation ordering the submission and evaluation of Vera
(Ituz “ within the .-pace of four dats." This news was
taken down bv the Haw on the 11th, and leaves u* to J
suppose that a portion of the expedition, as before ru
mored, had already arrived in the vicinity of Vera Cruz
The proclamation, like that of last vear, is probably da
ted at -lalapa or some other point on the road, whence
it found ihs way into the city.
In the meantime the mo-t active preparations contin
ue, both at Alvarado and Vera Cruz for putting those
cities in the best state of defence. Among other things,
the fort at the mouth of the Coalzacoalcos had been dis
mantled, and the guns, ammunition, \ all taken up
to Alrarudo, for the double purpose of preventing tli.-ir
falling into the hands of the enemy, and strengthening
j the defences of the latter city.
The natives all along the coast, and especially at Min
atitlau, had also been impressed into serviee.nmj forcibly
taken off to man these fortifications. In the meantime
disturbances, originating in the same spirit of livil di -
cord, had been renewed at Acayucam, and other place*
o i the Isthmus, anil threatened, as in the interior of the
Republic, to break out into open war.
Special correspondence of the Picayune.
M inxtiti.an, February.
Political ntViirs in this ftentiblic I nci-d not SMv look
gloomy. .Miruinon ii in posse-sion of nearly the whole
country, except tho Atlantic porta and M izulan and Aca
pulco on the Pacific. Juarez is still in possession of
Tampico, Vera Cruz, Alvarado and Minalitlan, but i.s
sorely pressed on every side.
Here, at Minalitlan, we fora long time momentarily
expected a nmnnwimnento in favor of Mi Ramon, and
with it the seizure of the American prop rty aud the as
sassination of American citizens; Intt, thanks to the
prompt action of Mr. McLanh, we now feel secure. No
sooner did he leant of these revolutionary schemes than
he ut once asked and obtained the consent ot the Juarez
Government to send down some twenty men, undercoat
inand of Lieut. Cro- iiv, of the sloop of-w.tr Saratoga.—
They arrived here in the steamer H'nr, on the gat It ult,
when the river steamer Minalitlan was kindly placed at
their disposal by Messrs. W'ki.cii aud Ai.i.kn.
The authorities of the port and vicinity, who had been
planning a change of Government some time before,
were visibly excited by the arrival of Lieut. Caostiv ; in
fact, tried to stir up the people toattucls thest -amer .!//«
atithin hut in tain. Tiie prudent andjudicious, though lirm
and determined course followed bv Lieut. Crosuy, gave
•Item no opportunity. It must he said, to the credit of
this gentleman, that he was placed in a very delicate pi
-itiou, where firmness and sound judgment were requir
ed. A single mitstep on his part would have brought
about an open war.
As before said, the authorities wished for a disturb
ance; even tho Governor went -o far as to demand Iroiu
the Oon-ul an explanation, by wh.t right American
troops had been sent here. He received, a> answer, that
t le I'nited States of America had the right to send their
men-of-war to any jitrt of the globe where they lad
fellow-countrymen to protect. Subsequently Lieut. Cros
by called on the Governor to pay his respects to him ;
when he, the Governor, said he did not know if he should
permit him, Cro-by, to remain. Crosby replied that he
was sent here for the protection of American interests,
and that he should undoubtedly remain until recalled by
tho proper authority.
Subsequently a meeting w.-.acalled,at which only Mexi
cans were permitted to be present, to take the matter in
to consideration. The Governor and Prefect were both
of the number, and submitted the following propositions :
1. Shall the American troops he considered friends and
allies or enemies *
2. Shall they be attacked and driven from the coun
try, or,
:i. Shall they be treated politely, but coldly ?
The discus-ion was long, heated, and acrimonious.
Finally, after four hour’s deliberation, it was decided
that the Americans, iu the port ut Mi.i tlitl.cn, he treated
coldly, hut politely, uutil sufficient force be obtained to
drive them out.
From tilt Mihran'
ANOTHER WESTERN SICKLES CASE.
Over in Michigan, in the staid and sober little city of
Port Huron, lives a man who lejoiceth exceedingly, or at
least In* did rtjoice, in the po.-se-.sion of it pretty wife,
liund.nmc us the lirst tint ot morning. He loved her,
but became jealous. IL- hud bis suspicious moused, il*
-melt a large sized mice—a very large, long-tailed mice;
and *-0 one t.*ir morning he took it bath, put on his best
linen, shaved, ahampooned h - head, eat his breakfast, .
picked a lew articles in a satchel, kissed his wife und
-lid: “ Hv-bv, my dear ; Pin going to iietruit, and 1
shan’t he back till to-morrow niglil,” and oil'lie went.—
Hut he diil'nt go to ih-iroit. II** went to the barn, and
lay in wait like a dog iu a manger, till eventide came.—
lie then got a better location, and watched the house
that held hit treasure. Soon alter dark, a tine looking
man. a nroininetit Republican politician, an eminent ills
penser ui piii-i and purges, a visitor ot the nick mid woun
ded, walked quietly to the gate—walked to the front
door, tapped «>«••, - ittly on it, walked into the parlor and
sat down. The husband being a jealous man, effected an
entrance into the kitchen with a derringer in one hand
and a revolver in the other, lie got under his wife’s bed
very quietly. lie lay still and waited—but not long.—
Soon the wife entered—the eminent physician accompa
nied her—it was dark out—the walking was not good,
the Doctor’s health was poor, lie dated not go out in the
night air, and he, unlike Vlt. Joseph of old, tarried there
to protect the fair woman w hose husband was in Detroit.
The husband under the bed could stand it no longer.
He lay there on his back and his spirit waxed wtoth ;
very tremendous was his inwartl profaning, aud all of a
sudden, to the great astonishment of tho people in the
bed, just over his head, "pop, pop pop, pop, pap, pop,
pop,” went seven little pill- up among the occupants ot
the marriage couch I There was a mule and a female
scream, each differing from the other in agony and a
loiii-htnent. There was (lowing nlood front masculine
geuder, und a voice, the voice of au eminent IL-publican
physician and surgeon, was heard to sing in terrible
bass,
• A {.harms to keep i have,'*
and lie kept it, till another surgeon extracted four little
pi tol balls out of six from lire Meshy part of the eminent
physician.
Fur some time it seems the fairy, rosy cheeked wife
had been like tbe "balloon frame" houses of Wisconsin
—rather frail, and it is reported that five or six other
gentlemen ot l’ort Huron were rather gratilie I than
otherwise that the eminent physician got the start of
them, this time at least. When our inlormant left, it was
doubtful w hether the doctor would recover or not.
THE OUTRAGES IN CHIHUAHUA—DEPREDATIONS
OK AN OUTLAW CHIEF.
The Xew Orleans Picayuttc says : “ We have accounts
of terrible outrages aud wholesale depredations commit
ted in Chihuahua, by a robber chieftain, who is more lor
midable to the peacef ul citizens than Cort nas has been to
tbe inhabitants of tbe Rio Grande. Some account of his
action has been given to us through the medium of the
telegraph. The details arc a bloody history of savage
ferocity, which cannot but convince our government that
measures of a decided character must be taken to pro
tect the Texan bottler. There is more than one Cortina
afoot. On the capture of the mining town of Parral, ni
ts r the defeat of tho Mayor of the city in the battle of
which we have before made meution, the following atro
cities were committed. American citizens, as will be
seen not meeting with any protection :
The band of robbers under command of Captain Cojin,
the robber chief alluded to, by a forced loan, took Iroiq
the citizens of the place $40,000; also at the city of El
Valle they took $5,000. They then resumed their march,
committing the most atrocious cruelties as they passed
through the country on their way to Chihuahua. A panic
pervaded that city, and ail foreigners aud wealthy Mexi
cans have abandoned their homes and gone either to
Presidio del Norte or to El Paso. At Parral and at El
Valle, defenceless females, married and single, were torn
from their homes and taken to the quarters of the troop
—where, after being defiled in the most iuhumau manner,
they were turned loose in the streets. In some families,
consisting of several females, some were taken with the
marauders oti their march, aud others left behind in tbe
most distracted state of mind. One beautiful woman of
a wealthy family, a newly-made bride, was dragged from
her husband’s side, and forced into the embrace of the
villain Cojin. The American and foreign citizens of Chi
huahua ou leaving, hardly had time to take their chattels
with them, aud even now may have been taken and mas
sacred. Such arq about the particulars as we deiive
them frqtu »n eminent merchant doing business in Chi
huahua, und who is largely interested iu the silver mines
of the country.”
Vl»i;c I VL V> I OH ARLES
T. WUKTHAU k CO , call attention of the trade to
ibeir >1I( of fcUOAR and MUbASSES, this morning at 11 o’clock,
on t MAT
COMMERCIAL.
Riuiaoxn Wina 0r»m, March 6, 1UO.
THE WHR IT TRADE
Tlie Murk Lane Kxprcaa of IStli ult., gay*:
I'ricc* here have jrel fully kept tlirlr former range for all dry tarn
pi. < >if Enginl* groath, a* we 1 a* foreign In Mnr Instance. I« per
, r „,ore ha* been realised. Chou 1.1 fro iy weather prevail w- mar
t a further advance, as miller*, buying from hand lu ■« nh,
have got low In amck. The corn prodarlog cun trie ofRumpe
,.t|y nblbit greater drasnesa or .lightly Improving priori. Tbii
ban been the care In Eran-r, Kelglam and i.ermany But Italy, with
plentiful lupplleu lf»m *he Bl***k Bra, arid lale* forced by fiovern
ment, ehowe a rather lower range of prtr «. In the I'nlted Elate*
little'difference h»» obtained In the value ol Breadstuff.; while the
lower .orts of Flour unlit for shipment, and with ouly a moderate
consumptive demand, have been more illfflcult to sell, and some
what In buyer.’ favor. As the weather has lately been frosty, and
a few weeks will bring on the March winds, we may soon fairly look
for an improved demand for Wheat.* Mo.uld the present |»olit!eal
ferment of Italy break out Into a renewal of hostilities, thr'rompli
cation.there may Involve Europe in an agitation unfavorable to
the tdlagr ol thr ground and moderate prices. Parmer*. Ibrrrfof#,
till they have the prospect of an abuudant crop, need not fores
rales at unremun rating rales, mors especially aa thclrstore* of
esculents b ive rna'erlaliy suffered by the lnten«e frost* "g
THE ANNUAL mmi hi. h < •
MKVTof the MEDICAL COLLEGE OP VIRGINIA,
will i.ac place at MECIlA.MUt' HALL, on Till KcDAY, March a,
at a o'clock, P M.
lire Address to the Graduate* will be delivered by Professor
I’etico as.
At the request of the Faculty, an Address will also be delivered
by Janie* Lyons, Esq.
The Medical Prole** on and Ihr public are respectfully Invited to
attend L. 8). JoY.tlut, M. D ,
till.*—2t _^_ llesn of the K.eu'te
I* A V Is,’* ( III Ktll |gi*< •
TURF KOijtf will be closed Uil-* evening. Ditfr.e
. HTill b« heltl tt Bt Cliu ch. •••* 7 It
IMI IDE!HD.
rpiiE Board of Director*, of (lie Richmond Fire As»ocUtion, hare
A declared * *0mi annual div.drnd of lo per cent, (or p r
•hare) oat of trie pr tl>* of the bus nru, for the six oiontbt ending
lit of March, payable t > the S(«k kh dder* or their legal rep
resentatives, on or alter Monday the lvth last.
By Order of the Board of Director*,
MO \ rOMPK IS*
C. G E N N E T,
DKAI.KK IN'
WATCIICs, JEW ELRY
A.YD
S I la V Fa R W ARK,
E a g I c St| ii a r *>, ni u Sired,
UICIMIOYI), VA.
EVERY DEBCRirriON OF
W A T UIIE8,
In Gobi and Silver Cases,
HIGH DIAMOND elKWMIiY,
PAillEO, CdRAL. I.AYA AND PEAHI. SKIS,
Nil.A E(t TEA SETS,
I'ileliei*, <*ol»l«‘ia, S|mm>iiv anil Foi'kv.
SILVER PLATED ICE PITCHERS,
Spoon*, For It si Ladlrii1 &<’•• Ac,
mb 7
1)1(1 VI I*! WEHI KIO SIDF.N, NHOI'LDEKS,
Hams and J«de«. ju»l received, for *%lr by
U )MBI t k CLAlRORNf
IIO l( II ALTI flOHi:.-rHKRK IIMKS . 4 *1)—JL
\ Uif.lv row II \ I \ N Cl KvMBOA I COM- yf-ri
.V !,
will r vl.. fr ight t*• lay. (We D.NKSDA V) and up to the hour of
-. * i . i ireday, tlu b lost
Freight liken to Boston v ia Balilmare, at low rate*, with greatest
>
This st« am r ha<> len lid stateroom passenger accommodation*.
Passage and fare $5.
I'a.-au* •* nr#* requested to be on board before 12 o’clock, M ,
Thursday, the hour of departure.
Ticket* for pass ige, procured either at our office, In the slip oppo*
.f fl I' .< ,,.l. . , ".f..l nr iaf tl... Sluam..r.'
DAVID A WII CURRIV
4 YMAL Ml liTIM..-The Stockholder* ■*:
.a and Kn men of tli • Kiclim »rid Fire Association JN*
w ill at'» :id lb- Am i il Meeting therTof, at the K L. I. yjp-p/
li.u .n Am r .er of loth and Hank -tr- eU, on v
WlMNtt ».\Y, 7th ir.-'.mi, at 7’ ’clock, P M The Ki.t-oieu are
l» irtleuiur v r j • »te.l to he present, at a majority h nece*t«ry to
constllut a <|U •mm.
By order tf the Board of Director*
R • I rOMPKYNI J |
I AM) FOltSUK IN A t|EM\ POINTY.-I
I J am aut t- riz-l to sell a farm of about 500 .ten lying in f>
nlles of AmdU ( trt House dej t, well adapted to the growth of
« *»rii, (Vlieut, Oats Tobtcco* Bwlldtogs plainbtt
co in for i a r»le, with ti’-ressarv < uthouses.
lOOacr to! Lssd|
.%•«* . ird* • f Amelia Court boose, without hail .lugs and stand
ing in | He timber.
Ap,-iy to or address 8. 9. WEI9IG8R,

RE QOVAL.
\V- S* A: (i* DONXAN.
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
FINE AND HEAVY HARDWARE, Cl/TLERY, SADDLERY.
A.\D bl AS.
IticlimoiiU, Va.
JTAVK nmored from No 19 Pearl street, to t^eir New Iron
I 1 Kro.it Warehouse, on G0\ L»:.V»K Mreet n-ar Main, where
tnejr aaay be found by th friends and atomwiia fat
by various arrival* from England, and from Manufactcrie* at
home, <re ar* In p->*^ •*9ion of a full and complete Stork of all the
ar:: .1 *r. < ur line whi>*h ha* «• h« en selected with much care, pur
chated from the manufacturers direct, with especial refere&c** tn
the want* of the Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee trade,
andwh h we offer at prices as low ai any regular ho us • whatever.
Ua .Sew M re is situated in the heart of the elty, r jijal distance
*ro*n the various h *t.- !•*, and in It* erection we have spared neith
er labor n«»r expense i t rendering it a* convenient and perfect in
it* arrany -nienisas any liar*war-* K-taMlshment In the country,
and we do not dwuht customer* w ill find it one of the most cheer
tut, pienssnt, and comfortable house* in which to make their pur
ch.i«e* th.y hxve c\'rr visited.
W e beg leave t ) tender to our friends <*ur grateful thanks for the
liberal patronage extended to u* for many years past, assuring
themtn.it we will »od-4V*r,by every means in our power, to mer
it a continuance of their favor and c»»nad nr*.
W 9. A G. DONNAN,
New Iron Front Block, tKvernor 8t.
Orde-s wlb receive our prompt and careful attention,
mil 7
OSL AGEA « \ .
H AVING bean app -l * • l by the MANHATTAN OIL COMPANY
. of the City of New York, sole agerr.s of the City of Rich
mond, f»r the sale sf their Sperm, Whale, L*r«l, and other Oils, for
Kail K v is, 9teamboau, 31a idnery and Burning, we are prepared
' furi. -1 the same at manufacturer- prii-e*, *r.g respectfully soli
cit orders. KOalNdON A ROBERTS,
C >r. Car v and 18th Sts.
(* I' % NO*— DKG bain No 1 PeruTlxnO iano, Baltimore lospec
1 | ROBINSON \ ROBP RTS,
for Cary an 118th StS.
IIINMNS OTABD, Dl PI \ .V < o., PTN1T
II v • • ' » , an i • reral other t ran i*, Pur* Prtodi
Brandy, oa draft, aad for #,le bv J. 8. RoHKKTH)N,
next to cor Governor and Frank'In ms.
MUU.IKA, SHIIKUV, POUT, ( LIICKT and
. CHAMPAGNE WINE. Oi4inpa*ne Cbler on draft, f r -ah
J. RO II RWON,
ml.7 next to cor. Governor and Franklin Kts.
TO THE SOUTHERN TRADE!
EXTt^'IVC A Ml NI’LLNDID STOCK OF
SntlJSljr UlMlliS!!
UE.\T, I'AI YK iV CO.,
Importer* aLd Jobber* of
FANCY AND STAPLE DRY GOODS,
l(i:{ siihI 105, Main N(ml,
mcMivroisriD.
HAVE In Store, arc noxr re > lying, and ofT r to the SOUTHERN
Til A HI!, upon the most favorable term*
FIVE TIIOFSAXn PICK AGES
<■( Fr sh, Sea<onal>Ie and Du rable S I t I'i, I. ami PAIV*
( V l>lCk LiOOUM, both of Foreign and Domestic manafac
ture.
Oar Importation* from the various European market* have been
unusually large, an 1 we are prepared to oflW to our customer* the
Darkest and most Splendid Stock of Dr> < *oo u«, ever exhibit
ed in Virginia.
We have algo made arrangement* with the manufacturer* of
VIRGISI t, NOB IQ CAROLINA and GEORGIA, for a Full A*»ort
ment of their various productions, iuch a*
SHIRTINGS,
SHEETINGS,
QSNABCRGS,
YARNS,
KEBFEY9,
CASSIMKRV9,
TWEEDS, Ac,
which wo will *»11 at Manufacturers’ Price*. \Ye are also prepared
to exhibit
A VEttY LARGE AM) BEAUTIFUL STOCK OF CLOTBISO,
manufactured AT HOME by VIRGINI A WORK *IFN,
under our own supervision, which we guvrant e to he got
ten up In as Good Style, as any Northern Work, and we pledge
ourselves to sell the same at or below Northern Prices.
Determined to deserve file l.vge patronage with which we have
for so many years been favored, ir shall the present season take
measure* to satisfy the SOUTHERN MERCHANTS that a HOME
M ARKET.Is equal if not superior to any at the North. Our facilities
are unsurpassed by any house in the trade, here or elsewhere, and
we shall, as heretofore, conduct our busluess upon just and liberal
principles,
fell-la _ _ _ KENT, PAINE A CO._
ElfCOFRAGE HOME HAITI FACT! i'.KS.
miO OOl \ T H Y NI Kit (HANTS 1M) TIIF
1 TRADE GENERALLY.—I have made arrangements with seve
ral very extensive houses, by which 1 am enabled to sell to Coun
try Merchants the following goods, at New York prices :
Eigs, Oranges, Almonds,
Raisins, Lemons, Filberts,
Prunes, Date*, Eng. Walnut#,
Currants, Lemon Syrup, Ground Nuts,
Citron, (linger. Cocoa Nuts,
DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED CIO AILS.
J‘ frjf EQUALLED STEAM CANDIES,
OF MVkKY VAkllCTY.
My pUn of business is cash, or a credit not exceeding *ixty dtja,
by which time merchant* can remit the amount.
This method, In connection with other advantage*, give* me the
facility of selling good* at price* which cannot fall to pli*S*e.
Merchants at a dlfiance, who visit the city hm seldom, are com
pelled to order many of the above named articles, and lo doing so,
frequently receive inferior and umaleahle good*. To such, I wiil
take pleasure in forwarding, to order, *uch good* as cannot fail to
giv* satisfaction.
Merchants are solicited to call and lee the goods and learn their
prices, assuring them It will be to their interest to do *o.
LOUIS J. BOSSIIUX,
my n -lm Five-Story Building, No. sO Main It
J AS. tv. QUEEN * CO.,
hi I CHESTNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA,
Mniiufacturera and Importer* of
("I OLD. SILVER and STEEL FRAME SPECTACLES, SURVEYORS
X Comr»ss“H, Engineers’ Transit*, Levels and Drafting Instru
ments, Philosophical Apparatus, for Schools and Colleges, Micro
scopes, Stereoscopes and Views, Spy Glasses, Ac , Ac.
A priced an t Illustrated Catalogues sent by mall free on appli
cation. _ mhC-drn
,) - URLS. OK Til K PUREST AND HKST
Jr) WHISKY to be had in the market
5 hal'-plpes French Brandy
111 boxes finest G P. and black Teas
Olives, Capers, Olives Far cl
Guyere Cliee«e
Stilton Cheese, lu 8 lb: tins
Cheddar Cheese, In small cake*
American lm tation Cheese
9 half pipe* finest Madeira, of the vintage of 1S4S
Amontellailn, Veno Depasia and Tepai Sherry Wine
Partridge Eye, Associates Vergenay, Muium’a Vergenay,
Cabinet and Vineyard Champagues
Mackerel and Dutch Herrings
Worcester, Reading, Harvey's, Essence Lobster, ChlUe Vine
gar Sauces
Farina, Chocolate, Coco*, Broma
Java, Mucha and Uguayra Coffee
Sweet oil, Cordial Gin ,
London and lrlah Porter', Scotch and AspenhaU Ale.
For sale by
mha—3w _BLAIR A CHAMBER!. AVNE
OR KEGS CHOICE GOSHEN BITTER, for sale
&•} k| WB- WALLACE MSB.
KLLILT 11 TK1 Jll.U’tr^
n It Y AN H
PULMONIC wafer* .
TKt mmI rtrlaln unit epeerfy nmtify
/or nil 1 Hun nr, of thn Chut nil /.Ur~ '’"'"•w
iC"UU, Anthma, I'tmmmiMnn i,,.’ .'TS
Hurt Throat, <i , A.
TUBE Wafers girt the most lostanUneoua tM
and when persevered with according t„ direction, '***’' '•’»
feet a rapid and lasting care. Thoasands hare u""**1 ^
perfect health who have tried other means lr. rain *y ,
and all conalltutlona they are equally a bl~siinr 4 '** w,
need dcapalr, no matter how long the disease h>* “f'
however severe It may be, provided the organic strvt ,l*H ■
tal organs la not hopelessly decayed. Irery one J" ’
give them an Impartial trial.
To Vocauwm ago Pcauo Srinnr thru. Wafer,
valuable-, they will In os« oar remove the mor. *1'vj
i hoarseneaa; and their regular use for a few days wtu* * '**•<«
' Increase the power and flexibility of the role* gr U a*w,
Its tone, compsss and clearness, for which purpose e/ r*(
larly used by many professlsnal vocalists. ’ '<w
JOB
Rochester, h„ . ’
Price » cents per bo*. For sale by all reipe.-tuh'. n. ''*■
mal9—eodAcly ‘ °**Caia
I860 SPRING.
W ATKINS A FICKLE*.
Brown Stono Huilti.’,,
15# nil in Street, 1
Are prepared to offer to WIIOLKSALI AND RET*u
from all flections of the Country, a Urge and attrart)," **
French and British
»HV I.OOftt,
Consisting la part of
I’ipic Silks uuil Silk Knbp,
TRENCH AND ENGLISH DREJM GOODS, gHlW|,.
• variety, Novelties In R lit and La-e Mantillas, Linens • g '
- Goods, Traveling Garment* and Dusters,
HOUNKKKRPIISU LOOM
REAL LACKS,
Paris Embrolderlra, Plantation Goods.
HOSIERY, <Sc(.
[ The above, with other article* not enumerated, -„B., ,
Largril, moat varied and desirable Mock*
belorc oiler, d.
WAT,. v | .
S I L V E R W A R |
1 s.STA 1 JL.ISI IKI) 1 hsi j
IVM. WILSON A SON.
S. It. Corner Fifth andCIterrv Sit., p|,,|,
if A XU FA Cl UHKRS 0FH1VER ir.i/./r
OF EtEKY OESiKirriOY,
W IIOLESALE AND It K T A I L,
IMPORTERS AND HIAI.ER3 IN
| English, I'rt'iirli :uiil Aiiuritun
PLAT K I) \V A It ES
W 1 LSI >N & MARTER
IMPOKTKRS OK
WATCII i:s,
MASl’F.UTl’BERS OP
CJr O L I ) PENS.
JEWEL ICY, Ac.,
N. K. CORNER MARKET AND THIRD STBNTJ,
, PHILADELPHIA.
mliS—3m
PRINCE IMP E R 1 l L
CHAM IWONE.
FT.OM EPEMNA1,
DKVENOCEACO, IBASC‘
.*•»/</ by nit litupectablr JJc ih -a through out tin I’m, -
r St HIS One brand of Cll AMP At INK, which until 'l e put year .w
*- conrtn" 1 ticluilrrljr to the beat tablet of the (.'or.tlr.rnt • (
r-pe, ha« now obtained the mo.t u-.bounded aucer.i andpopj*'
tr In thla country. It I. recommend'd by a- me ol lb- tint f* •
e arn of the city of New York, over ail other wire*, on arrow:
|tj eatreme parity and delicacy, and tt.oac who once try it ryr.j
u-e any other brund. Although only one year haa elapw]
h> Introduction Into th'.a e< untry, the dcnan l laen>r« ua andc-.:
a. anil y Increaalng. t»or arrangement* are »urh a. to ei*e-eti
quality of the Wine being maintained at Ita preteot high itandv:
The Prince Imperial la Imported ».i|cly by ua, we being thr»
Ai;ent* of Mraarr. Ds Vanoon L Co., In th a country.
K. V. HAlflHWOCT ACO,
• No. 4--. l»o and! !’■ > »»t ' t '
T1A FOIL AND MKTALLIC CAP MAATFACTOkT,
Wo. 3b, Crosby Sintol, W. Y.
JOHN J. CROOKE 4 CO.,
Are manufacturing under their Patent
ROLLED TIN FOIL
PLAIN, PRINTED OR EMBOSSED,
lul table for wrapping
Fine Cut and Cavendish Tobaccos, Cheese, 8plce», if.
TUn Beaten Toil, all Cara, tuptrior In briUUimy and WrMfttl*
the Imported article.
METALLIC CAPS,
INVALUABLE
frr aeallng Boy-rum, containing Wine, or other ltqsldg. Jut, Ah,
•tamped with any name or dcoign required. Alao,
MUSIC PIATKS, SOLDER, TYPE AND BRITANIA METilA
jylB-lylf
BALTIMOBB
SOUTHERN JOBBING HOUSE.
BR< XjANS.
BOOTS ANU SHO/.S, IUTS,
STRAW GOODS,
ON THE NET CASH SYSTEM
IE. It. G It I I F IRA SO V
Arp rx w offering great Inc uc omenta to CASH BUVtiRf
We have spared no paint n getting up a ougniticrtt to t c?
g-'id*, au<l can with confidence cal! the particular iwt.«ou*c f
<i* alert to the splendid ar ')itment, a# we t as to the
UN PRECEDES i ED LOW PRI l 8
a' which we are now telling them. We have adopted G®
St aism, with Small ihonw, and n » risk, believing It to be dewtr.*
e l by ihit large cla*t of dealer*. Its freedom from loti*#, and *
) Wt ar** selling, roust a Mil rib*
trade. f
All we auk it an examination of Stock and Prim, an 1 t*«
g^/irantee tale* la every instance, at No. 17 FILTH CRAfiif
? ' RKkT, (up stairs)
II. II. GRIFFIN A Wj
IIi«le, Oil siikI LeitkWH#M.
D. KIRKPATRICK k SONS, No. 81. 8. Third Stmt, bet**’
Merket and Chestnut Streets, I’hilaIclphla. h.Te Tori.I* IdiVl''
HALTED SPANISH HIDES, Dry and Greet. Suited Patnx Kip«.T>
n. Oil, Tanner*’ and Currier.’ Tool, at the lowest |>r1ert, »-■
uj*on the belt tersu.
fcfT~Ali kind* of Leather In the reu’jh wanted, U r wfc!-k
highest market price will be given in ca»h, or taken In ex«-ha6f'
fot Hide*. Leather stored free of charge and sold on corona* ^
•••‘21—JHm
WORDS OF I llTIOJf.
were to tell nur reader! that the »• J *'l!
throuciwut the country hadbem poisoned, and that ■* ■ ^
c •.eretl an antidote to it. effects, n tone of them that * • 1 ",
gladly araH UmmcIvm o(
■I* -lit. If tre wi re to !
tre<si-‘, enough for them and ut, and that »e were ptrpsn*
than- with them, not one would refuse our aid h fo ten. S®
health 1. more valuable than rh he*,how much uior- gr*tifi«4M*“
ro; rlads of certificates, from all ■eotiuhl of the S< uth, of Y*
wl » have been cured of I hy Ita all h,-alloy
Armng them you will *ee the voucher* o' old and young ®»' '
fen.ale, extolling thi* Hmoi to the skle», and bier* ng Pm"
for its curative power. But Its virtue* are i. t eonfiotd t.
pejrtla. Nervou* Headache* yield r-adlly to B» power*. • f
l.h-rt become qulcked and mad. actliehy It* Inrue****-,
Sto.u .elM are made healthy hy It. nrutrafiilng effect., I-’--'* '
.lb .ppear* when It enter, the organs of life. UUrrh.ra
•l*t Its tonic power*. An.l Cholera Its-lf, when net hy te
tau t. 1. promptly Ji^trmed ami becomes harmlett o t*10®**
per .or i have certified, who used It In ! MU and
scourge til devastating the country. BAKER'S WTTM- ^
not remedy ail the ills of humanity, hut such d!»ei»«* ** ,KI
ed hy the stomach and bowel*, readily yield l> H*
effect*, and are speedily driven from th* *y*tem. All * 0
tonic should try It. and become their own judge* of it*
To be had of Mes»re. ADIK A OKAY, KISUE* *
PURCELL, LADD k CO., In thi* city, and by all pr«al»»“' £ (
gilt. In Virginia : al*o, by C. BTOoTT, Wa*hlngton City. .
H STABLER, A CO., Baltimore; B A. KAHNESTOC* * v
Philadelphia, and of bARNKS k PARK, New Y.rk.
Orders filled by addreaalng E. BAKER, 8**8" ^
1*10—<Lke Richmond.’*
SPECIAL IkOTICE.-V5e^f'"
v* ^* $1 .V will Imv one of Graham’# small »**** t(
marking clothing with I.vrm i iblk I*k. C*U and h
raca% or If you live In the country. i*ud for s n®P"i
ftsti.p. Also, every variety of Hr* mis made to «r*lrr.
A. K GRAHAM, BrandOrUff
f. *f < n- Li'li an I C.ry M
KSTABLISIlEl > 1~;: 1
, C.CREW&NO.V
STEAM SOAP AM) (A.M'I.E M151TACTTM*-•
ITtli Sitrcet.O|>|>oaite tl»e M.trbft
HAVING cnUrgedour facllitifs for
par^d to furnish the superior grade* of &»ap, *r*<1 c**
artl- le of Tallow Candles, at prices /<** than the same q * lB
be oi uine 1 North. We therefore have eipecUth ns °
creassto the very liberal patronage fur so long a tl®r * intfrrst
our h iu*e, and it shall ever be our policy to make Iit ° ^ mgD9
ot our cuatomers to paln>uUe this old est*bli*b*
I act y. _—
Horn: VIADE «’A»Sl!lie»IWj40^tli..
\K ’ R a'e now In receipt of it hand»-vme h)t ->f ,i ten* **‘l
IT which we reapeetrully call the attention of ®u . goods,
tho*‘’who wish silts. If you want a soil of Ho®*
you -.-annot be better fitted than at 1*4 Main Sire- . „jjj jyfi _
mh^ ____ . — — —
V‘T* OM HHKX B*.¥ WA»TM^Jw,«
j\ DOLPH will pure baa* any quantity «f A®“ 01 pbt
l.-*9 V. IRfiO ’hi or HW. _rs= -.i. »
X‘1-hV<V pr!“‘ IOBuJwN
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