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eaato for the timespec!fled.
Extra copies of the Dispatch, with the
Bermonof Rev. Mr. Rvland, may be had at
the Counting Room.
For Friday, August 6, is now ready, and for
sale at this office. Its contents embrace the
following articles.
Editorial —The Improvement of the James
River; River and Harbor Bill; Life in the
South; The Fisheries; The Supremacy of the
Seas; The Bars in James River; J. P. Win
ston; Steamboat Disasters in 1852; Remedy
for Recklessness; The Stabbing Case; Burn
iog of the Henry Clay; Editorial Correspon
dence; Smaller Articles.
Miice/laiieous.—A Coll Water Story of the
Pool of Ellendeen; A Tale of Mid-Air, Court
Affairs; The Address delivered by William H.
Macfarland on the occasion of the Funeral Ce
remonies in honor of the Memory of Henry
Clsy in Richmond, July 26, 1852; a Speech
fromT. F. Meagher; Full Particulars of the
Banning of the Henry Clay; Foreign and Do~
mcstic News and Correspondence; Poetry;
Item?; Latest News, &.c.
Price 3 cents per single copy; $1 per annum
iu advance.
The Fisheries. —The following letter from
the British Minister was communicated to the
Senate on Tuesday last, by the President of the
United States:
Mr. Cramnion to Mr. Webster.
Washington, July 5,1852.
Sir—l have been directed by her Majesty's
government to bring to the knowledge of the
government of the United States a measure
■which has been adopted by her Majesty's go.
▼eminent to prevent n repetition of the com
plaints which have so frequently been made, of
the encroachmenis of v;ssels belonging to citi
zens of the United States and of France, upon
the fishing grounds reserved to Great Britain
by the Convention of 1818. Urgent represen
tations having been made to her Majesty's Go
vernment by the Governors of the British
North American Provinces, in regard to these
encroachments, whereby tlie colonial fisheries
are most seriously prejudiced, directions have
been given by the Lords of Her Majesty's Ad
miralty for stationing off New Brunswick, No
va Scotia. Prince Edward's Island, and ir. the
Gulf of St. Lawrence, such a force of small
sailing vessels and steamers as shall be deem
ed sufficient to prevent the infraction of the
treaty. It is the command of the Queen that the
officers employe J upon this service should be
specially enjoined to avoid all interference with
the vessels of friendly powers, except where
they are in the act of violating the treaty, and
on all occasions to avoid giving ground of com
plaint by the acoption of harsh or unnecessary
proceedings, when circumstances compel their
arrest or seizure.
I avail mvself of this opportunity to renew
to you the assurance of my high consideration.
John F. Crampton.
In communicating the above-mentioned cor
respondence, the President informs the Senate
that the steam frigate Mississippi, Commodore
Perry, has been dispatched to the sea 3 adja
cent io the British American Provinces, in or
der to protect the rights of our fishermen under
the treaty of 1818.
A Picture for Fanatics to Look at.—
The following picture of the condition to which
philanthropy hae reduced the British West
Indies, is sufficiently striking. If fanaticism
were capable of learning, it might become very
wise by the study of its own history and its
own work. We quote from the proceedings
of the British House of Lords, of the 10th of
Lord Brougham presented a petition from
the judges and bar in Jamaica, complaining of
the distressed state of that Island. Though
he agreed with some of the allegations of the
petitioners, he hid already stated that he
should not support their petition, but he
thought it his duty to call the attention of the
House to the subject, which was one of great
importance. The uoble Lord then read the
Earl Grey protested against that part ol the
petition which declared that tho effect of the
measures oflß4o and 1848, hud been an increase
in the slave trade.
The Bishop of Oxford, on the other hand,
asserted that the effect of those measures had
been a large increase in that traffic.
Similar petitions have been presented from
the islands of Antigua and the Mauritus, and
from British Guiana; the Eurl of Deiby said
that he had received not a petition, but a me
morial from clergymen of all denominations in
Jamaica, bearing witness not only to the dis
tress which prevailed in the colony, but also
to the barbarism into which a large proportion
of the colored commuuiiy were rapidly relap
sing. In his opinion, the only effectual remedy
for colonial distress would be to stop the pro
gress of the reduction in the different duties
on sugar; for in spite of the assertion of Lord
Grey, he believed that it was not possible to
produce sugar bv tree labor to compete on
equal terms with slave labor. At the same
time he confessed that he entertained great
doubt whether the public mind of thiscountrv
was prepared to sacrifice the economic inter",
est* which might be involved in such a propo
On the evening of the 26th ult., John V.
Clark, a merchant in Cincinnati, went over to
Coviuglou to see his child, who was with hf3
mother,ftom whom Mr. C. had Separated on
account of some private difficulty. While
there he Ml into a quarrel with his wife's
brother-ill law, Wm.E Arthur, attorney at law,
1U Covingtou, wheu many harsh words passed
between the two. Ciurk drew a knife aud
Stabbed Arthur several times, and run.—
".Jamison, another brother in law, pur
sued hint with u revolver and fired several
tunes, one of the balls just grazing his bead.
Clark escaped to Cincinnati.
Threat to Swallow a jSteam Boiler.—
Twenty seven year* ago a committee of the
House of Commons was appointed to examine
into the state of steam navigation. Lord Stan
ley was chairman of that committee, and on
Mr. Robert Stephenson, the eminent engineer,
■peaking of the probability of steamships cross
ing the Atlantic, Lord Stanley rose from his
•eat and exclaimed, "Good heavens! what do
you aayf If ateainships cross the Atlantic, I
will eat the boiler of the first ship!"
Mr. FoßfcltsT AT THE Wekck.—-While the
unfortunate beingsjwere struggling in the water
at the burning of the Henry Clay, Mr. Edwin
Forrest, who was then at bit castle, seeing
their eoadkioa ran down, jumped into the
water, and succeeded in rescuing many from
• watery grave, and alee in recovering several
The Henry Clef Citamty.
By last night's mail, we received ths wrei«»
of the •owner*, toqnrst over the tod.ee of «
of the victims of the stesmboat Hewjr Wsy,
io which they deelere:
That John F.Tallroan wae captain, and one
»f .h. «wrMB: Jsroes L. Jessup waa clerkj
Edward Hubbard, pilot; James Elmetidorf,
„cond pilot; John Germatne, engineer; Chaa.
Merritt, assiatsnt engineer; and that a certain
vouoz man, whoae name is unknown to the
jurv, but who waa employed to attend bar for
said steamboat, and that they were ay on hoard,
and each of them had part of the charge of
«aid steamboat, and that after leaving Albany
on that day on which the steamboat was navw
gating the Hudson river, in this State, and
while engaged in the conveyance of passen
ger*, of excelling in speed a certain other steam
boat, called the Armenia, or for the purpose of
increasing the speed of the aaid Henry Clay,
did create, or allow to be created, an undue or
unsafe quantity of steam, and in so doing did
mnke or allow to be made excessive fires, and
did not use ordinary prudence in the manage
ment of said fires; and, although often being
remonstrated with by different passengers, did
for a long time continue the excessive fires;
and in consequence thereof, through theircul
pable neg'igence nnd criminal recklessness,
the Henry Cloy did, at fifteen minutes after
three o'clock, on the afternoon as aforesaid,
take fire, and all the deaths ensued as afore
said. And so the jurors Kay thut the death of
nil the said persons and of each of them was
the result of an act perpetrated by JohnF.
Tullitian, Thomas Collyer, James L. Jessup,
James Elanendorf, Edward Hubbard, John
Gerinaine, Charles Merritt, and the said bar
keeper, which act was eminently dangerous
to others, and evinced a depraved mind, regard
less ofhuinun life, although it was perpetrated
without any premeditated design to effect the
death of any pirticular individual.
[Signed by all the jury.]
The operations at the wreck on Tuesday
were continued, and resulted in the removal
of all that was left which was worth bringing
to vhe city. Tne whole of the timbers were,
in fact, raised, but no more bodies were recov
ered. In the location immediately beneath,
where the captain's office stood, a quantity of
gold, silver and copper was found. The coin
which it had composed appeared to have been
completely molten, nnd run into all sorts of
shapes as it fell into the water.
Mr. Meugher appears to have gained the ad
miration of alt parties in New York, no less by
his fine personal qualities than by the entire
propriety and modesty of demeanor which he
has observed. The N. Y. Express speaks of
him in the following terms :
Meagher is manifestly a gentleman and a
scholar, and, if unfortunate in his own country,
and an exile now in u foreign laud, he is none
the less worthy of public esteem. He has the
rare merit of modesty, and no more of personal
vanity übout him, we should judge, than the
humblest and most uudisiiuguiihed of Irish
men. For this we have acquired an admiration
of (he man which the hot competition we have
seen, of late, in the exiled patriot business,
could not repress. Perhaps no man has suf
fered more lor iiis country, ai these lutterdavs,
than this distinguished Irishman; vet no man
has been more carelut to avoid the least sus
picion of making his misfortunes a pretext for
professional begging.
The Skupinski Confessions.—We copy
the following from the Pniiadeiphia Ledger,
of Wednesday :
Matthias Skupinski, the occupant of the
condemned cell at the County piison, if all
accounts are correct, is now almost daily mak
ing confessious, or contradicting those previ
ously made. On Monday, a number ot the
condemned man's country men visited the pri
son, and four or five were introduced into his
cell. One of them cuine over to New York
with the prisoner in the ship Robert Bell, in
1849. These persons having a knowledge,
both of the Polish and English languuges,
the prisoner gave a statement us to his past
life, and the circumstances connected with his
present condition, which was translated into
English, and reduced to writing by Joseph P.
Longhead, late Prosecuting Attorney. Thi3
last confession not only presents a denial as
to his guilt in the murder of Lehman, but also
asseverates his innocence of any other mur
ders, ei her in this country or in Europe.
A statement has been drawn up by Celes
tin Willium, the Catholic piiestwho has been
attending him as a spiritual adviser, which is
to the same effect.
It would seem either tlint the prisoner has
not been yet affected by the hurror of his im
pending fate to such degree as to induce him
to disclose the whole truth, and the discre
pancies of the various statements grow out of
the lying spirit within him, or else that the
persons conversing with him do not exactly
comprehend his language, and report him us
saying just the reverse of what he intended.
Consumption of Gold.—The following
curious statistics telative to the consumption
of gold were stated in a Lecture lately deliver
ed at the Geological Society at London :
The entire amount of gold in circulation is
said to be £48,000,00(1; of which the wear and
is stated to be 3J per cent, annuully, or
£1,680,000. The consumption of gold in arts
and manufactures is as follows:
In the United Kingdom, £'2,500,000
France, 1,000.000
Switzerland, 460,000
Other pnrts of Europe, 1,600,000
United States, 500,000
In Birmingham alone there is a weekly con
sumption of sold fur chains only amounting to
1000 oz The weekly consumption for gold
leaf in London is 400 oz.; in other places in
Great Britain, 184 oz.
One of the potteries in Staffordshire con
sumes £3,500 worth of gold annually in gild
ing; and the whole consumption for gilding
porcelain in England is estimated at about 8,500
ounces annually.
The Telegraph in California.—The
Placer Times,of the 30th of June, says:
'Messrs. Buinham and Allen obtained from
the last Legislature, a charter fo the construc
lion of a line of telegraph from this city to
Marvsville, via San Jose, Stockton and Sacra
mento. The act gives these gentlemen the ex
clusive right to construct a line over the route
specified, and to use it for the period of fifteen
years. Messrs. Burnham and Allen have per
fected their urrangeineuts for an early comple
tion of the work, if sufficient inducements
should be given by San Francisco, and the
towns through which the line is iutended to
pass, to justify such an undertaking, which we
believe will be the case. Books have been
opened in this city for subscription to the stock
of the company."
A Potential Dodge.—Those who happen
to live just this side of the line, which for miles
divides Massachusetts from New Hampshire,
escape the rigorous operation of the Liquor
Law, by stepping over, and thus hevond its
jurisdiction. By a similar process the Granite
ribbed commonwealth has not unfrequeutly
extended aid and comfort to the lineal outsi
ders of Maine. We have understood that a
number of liquor dealers in the vicinity of
Lowell have recently taken up their übode in
0lh u r p, . tlce • in New Hampshire,
within half an hour's ride. One individual
has bought a piece of land in that State, and
bar standi " * b l uildiD *' *V° R,rived that his
bar stands exactly up to the line in New Hamp
ehire, while his customers, aa they holt the
glass to the mouth, drink in Massachusetts 1
This is a dodge potential, which the law con
not touch.— Lowell Courier.
Thk RAID Cas*.—Two witnesses wen
examined in this esse onTuesdsy—J. B. Ac
cinelly, (conductor on tl» Ssabosrd and Roa
noke Railritad,) sad officer Ingslls of Button.
The former testified to laving seen John W.
Rand and another stranger on the ears, going
from Portsmouth to Weldon, on tbe 24ih of
March. Must of the morning was consumed
in arguments concernieg the admissibility of
certain testimony.
Militaky Visit.—The Nations! Guards,
Captain Garland, of Hsrrisburg, Pa., intend
making an excursion to Richmond in Septem
ber. The Harrisburg Union ssys this is one
of the best drilled companies in the country,
and is made up of most respectable young
men, who will do credit to themselves and
the military profession wherever they may
Declises.—J. W. Kennedy, of Philadel
phia, has published a card, in which he states
that if he is the person nominated for the Vice
Presidency of tbe United States, by the Union
convention held in that city on Monday, he
respectfully declines the honor, and being a
compromise democrat will support General
Resignation.—ln the House of Represen
tatives, on Wednesday, the Speaker laid before
the House the resignation of the Hon. Hum
phrey Marshall, of Kentucky, of his seat as a
member ol the present Congress It is report
ed that he has been appointed Commissioner
to China.
Tehuantepec Cukn. —The editor of tae
New Orleans Picayune has been favored with
some fine specimens of green corn, raised from
seed sent from the Isthmus of I'ehuantepec.
The ears are long, slender, large-grained and
compact, with an elegant appearance, and
some peculiarities about the shuck. One of
the ears measures 16 inches.
Safety of Mr. George Bell.—We ore
glad to learn, from the Alexandria Gazette,
that the fears which have been entertained, for
some days past, of the loss of Mr. George Bell,
of that place, and his family, on board the
Henry Clay, are at an end. He was not on
board, and he and his family, are safe. His
brother received a letter from him, dated Alba
ny, August 1, stating that he had been detained
in that city, by the sickness of his wife's sis«.
New Charter of Alexandria.—On
Wednesday, the vote was taken in Alexandria
on the quesiiou of accepting or rejecting the
new charter. Majority for accepting, 62.
Telegraphic.—The Lynchburg and Abing
don Telegraph Company have extended their
line to Farmville. It goes into operation to
Death of Joseph Cashing.—Joseph Cush
ing, a well known and highly esteemed citizen
of Baltimore, died in that city on Tuesday
evening last, at the ase of 71 years.
Fire.—The vuluable Flouring Mill of Mr.
W. C. Murrav. of Tomlinson's Run, Han
cock co., Va., was destroyed by fire on Thurs
day night week, together with the contents.—
Insured for $2 000.
S3P* The Grand Encampmeut, I. O. O. F.,
ofthe State of Virginia, is in session at Alex_
The Whigs of the Kennebec district in
Maine have nominated Samuel P. Benson for
A simple Hibernian tar, a great favorite with
Nelson, used to prav in these words every
night when he,went to his hammock: "God
be thanked 1 never killed any man, nor any
man ever Killed me. God bless the world, and
success to the British Navy."
Tall Chimneys.—We perceive by our ex.-
changes that a line of steamboats is now iu
course of construction to run on the Thames,
which are to be built without any chimneys.
The auioke, and the products of combustion,
are to be discharged into the wheel-house, so
that the draught will be increased by the ac
tion of 'he paddles, and the unconsuiried par
ticles of the fuel mingird with the water.—
The object of this improvement is to give
greater facility in passing the very low bridges
over the Thames, which are necessarily built
on a level with the streets of London.
Dkeadful Accident from Camphine.—
A most heartrending accident occurred last
night, about 9 o'clock, iu Fayette street, near
Hun ally. The particulars, as near as we
could gather them this morning, are these :—
Two girls, one ihe daughter ol Mr. Picke and
theotheran orphan living with Mrs. Good
win, went over to the baKery of Mr. Eckart
for something in his line, and when standing
near the counter, Mrs. Eckart commenced fill
ing the lamp with catnphine whilst it was
lighted, and not observing when it was full,
having her attention drawn to something else,
let a considerable quantity run over, which
immediately ignited and spread over most of
the counter, setting fire to the dresses of her
self and both the girls. Miss Ficke ran iuto
the street with herclothes all in a blaze, and
is most shockingly burnt, she is alive this
morning, but there is very little hope of her
recovery- Mrs. Eckart and the orphan girl
are both very much injured, but it is thought
they will recover. The name of the orphan
gill is Augusta fijtiner, and her nge about 18
years.—Baltimore Prl., Wednesday.
A Heroic Act.—At Daphne, Mobile Bay,
on the 25th ult., a little boy, adopted son of
Mrs. Mary Stuart, of Mobile, while playing
with some of his companions, on and near the
end of the long wharf, accidentally fell into the
Bay, where the water was fifteen feet in depth.
A young lad named Thomas Jenneyg, of New
Orleans, was a short distance from the spot,
heard the splash, und seeing a hat fio&ting on
the water, together amid the screums ot the
ladies who were on the wharf, with that daring
courage which denotes a brave and generous
heart, plung'd fearlessly iuto the water, at the
risk of his own life, and rescued the unfortu
nate youth after he hud sank the third time to
rise no more.
Fatal Accident.—A melancholy accident
occurred in Jasper county, Ga., on the 15th
ult. A letter to the Augusta Constitutionalist
says that two men, one named Ward, and the
other Gamer, while working in a well of Mrs.
Chapman, became ufiected by the gas con
tained therein. They called lor the basket to
be lowered; when Mrs. Chapman and her
daughter let down the basket. Mr. Ward got
in and was drawn to the top of the well, when
he fainted and fell to the bottom, a depth of
about 60 feet. Mr. Gut tier then called for the
basket to be lowered tor him, when he got in
and was drawn to the top; in making an ut
tempt to get out, he also fell to the bottom.—
There were none but females about the premi
se*, so they sent for assistance to Planter's
Factory, about onu mile off, where the men
lived. The man were hooked up. Ward was
badly bruised, aud had some of bis bones
It is thought he died shortly after he
fell. Garner lived for aomc time after he was
taken out.
By the brie Tebuau tepee, we have dates
from the city of Mexico ofthe 14ib J ul/.
Tto forthcoming with*»wsl oflbe MinM?
i.55i one of topic, on the lapis. ltf.
ssid ibet N. Renins, tbe Minister of ihe lo
terior, would Imm resigned fitt, but tbel he
thinks bimeelf bound to hold hie office eo long
ee tbe country will be egiteted by tbe important
quest ion* which now eugege He attention.—
Hie friends will not el low him to ebeudon bis
post till the Tehuentepee affair be settled. The
attacks which have been made against him by
the opposition press here mede him disgusted
with tbe position which he occupies,and would
very willingly give it up, if it were not for the
earnest solicitations ol h s friends, who approve
of his late conduct in the Tebuaniepec con
troversy. Sr. Miguel Arroyo is talked of ae
his probable successor.
The delegation of gentlemen sent by the
State of Zacatecas, having presented them
selves at the palace on the 9th mat., asked to
see the President of ihe Republic, for the pur
pose of consulting with him upon tbe unfortu
nate events in the Fresnillo, by which several
inhabitants were killed by the Indians. Arista,
on the plea that he was engaged with some im
portant matters, which required his immediate
attention, sent these gentlemen a request that
they should call again iu an hour, i hey were
very much offended at this, and they deter
mined a card against the President; in which
they accuse the General Government of having
abandoned the State of Zacatecas.
The late execution in Matarnoras, of the four
men arrested as belonging to Carvajal's party,
caused an excitement among the friends of the
expedition in Brownsville, that the streets were
tilled with people uttering shouts and curses
against the Mexican Government, and against
General Avulos, whom they shot in effigy, and
afterward burned.
The papers lately received from Merida and
Campeacby, contain sitifactory news iu rela
tion to the war agaiust the Indians iu Vucatau.
The ability and activity of General Dela Vega,
are highly praised. He is heralded as the great
pacificator of the peninsula.
The Government of the State of Vera Cruz,
has made arrangements with a Mr. De la
Granju, to make the telegraphic line pass
through Juluppa, and put this city in commu
nication with Mexico, Vera Cruz and interme
diate points.
The lightuing fell lately on the electric wire
near Vera Cruz, came into the office, destroyed
the telegraphic apparatus there, then followed
the wire to Orizaba, where it did great damage.
Salvi, the great tenor, fell from his horse on
the 12th., and was severely hurt in Lis right
arm. He suffered great paiu from the accident,
but it was hoped that he would again appear
upon the stage, in the course of eight days.
To Tobacco Chewers.—The Lancaster
(S. C.,) Ledger says that C. M. Heath, Esq.,
of that district, aged forty seven years, quit
chewing tobacco on the 20th of May. His
weight at that time was 138—on the 25th of
June he weighed 153—gain in five weeks 15
pounds. He also states that he has been fiee
from a nervous headache which constantly
attended hiui while in the habit of chewing.
Departure of Missionaries.—The Rev.
Mr. Brewster and wife, and Miss Jones, sailed
from Boston, on Saturday, for China, in the
ship Siam. Mr. and Mrs. Brewster are to la
bor at Ciiuton, as missionaries of the Ameri
can 80.-trd. Miss Jones is to proceed to Shang
hai, where she will be connected with the
Episcopal mission in that city.
Who does your Printing?
or PRINTING of any kind, and want your woib
weil done at the Lowest (,'asli prices, call at the
D.spatch on Governor street 2 doors Irons
AUCTION KOriCK.—Particular
attention is requested to the very exten
sive sa ; e of Miscelian -oui Goods to be sold at auc
tiun without tne least reserve, This Morning,
commenting at hah past 9 o'clock, at my Stoie
room. No. 8, Fifteenth street. See advertisements,
hu 6 GEORGE J. SUMNrOR, Auet.
J l> Vt AltttAJN'i'S. — The UUU
est market price* will be given in cash
tor ttuuuty Laud Warrants, of 40, 80, or 160 acred.
JOHN fi. MARTIN, .Pension Agent,
Office No 4 Law tfuildnijis. Richmond, Va
Note.—All Revolutionary claims, PENSIONS,
three months extra pay, bounty Laud", and till
claims arising out of the War of 1612, or tne Mexi
can War, win ue prosecuted with diligence. 1 have
a full list of tne Revolutionary Officers and Soldiers
in the Coutiieuta' and elate services, in my office,
je 11—>Su<- J. K. M.
UAWU9 K. StlTl'Ui\, KOiui
PUBLlC—Particular attention paidti
writmg DELDCS and other legal instruments Of
Dee iu the Law Buildius, Richmond, Va my 6
NOW UPLN —Hot, Cold and bhower
Baths at all hours of the day and evening,
je 30—i!m
YuUNG LADlLri— Ist Street, Be
tween Main and Cary.— i'ne text session of
this School will commence on iMONDAV, Sep
tember 27th. Competent Teachers wilt assist iu
the English branches.
Ma. N. A. STAICOS, Teacher of Languages,
i enm:
Primary Department $20 00
Common biancnes 30 00
Higher English branches 40 00
Musiclnit 40 v.O
Music Vocal, including instruction in sing
ing u> note, tor each courte of twenty
four lessons, 3 00
Drawing do do do do 6 0J
Fuel i 00
au 6—0:527
L'lVh iiuLL.tiva 4f.£. W a itO.—r or tne
r apprehension aaj dehveiy to me iu the city ot
Richmond ot a negro siare, named SUaWLLL,
who led my fcou-:e on Monday, a id inst. Said slave
is about twenty-two years ola, aoout live tee', high,
very black, has a detect in one ot his eyes, ana is
the property o: M:s C. 2>. Christian,of New Kent
county. He is supposed to be lariiug iu thj vicini
ty ot tniscity.
' thick »et,' black N. gro Man, haviag one leg
shorter tbau the otner, wnich is readily seen in his
walking, tne property of Mr. Fuiley Berkley, Itf.
the Tieueg r lrun Works the 14ih J una last, where
he had been hired by the ui intb. Tue above re
ward of $5 will be paid for his delivery a: my
office. Lewis is apparently about 35 or 40 years
au 6—ot General A<ent. Governorst.
A> EsTIiAV COW aud t'ALiC
the owner can get oy applying at this
jl office, aescnbi"g the same aud paying
or this aaveitiscineni.
au 6—eodiw
AMTiSO, by a young Girl, a situation aa
Chambermaid »r .Nurse, iu aptivate lam
ily. Apply at this office. au6—lt*
VOTItK . —ilunng «j,d out my stock o! goods
i « t > Z, 3 vVAL'JEr4,I respectful! > ask all thi>»e
indented to me to in ske payment as soon as uossi
au 6—2t* E. 1). KEELING.
ANTHRACITE COAL,-! am bow recei
ving my supply of red and white ash broken
aud -creeneJ and Lump An.hracite Coal, which 1
will deliver m auy part of the city 'or $5 lit per
ton of JUOO lbs taken from the v-ssel, or $6 irom
the yard. JOHN VV. WRIGHT
* u 6 Dock Wharf.
i?l»H.— Jet nola clippeJ iis (,t)j ru .
. mily Roe do; 100 hbls gross do; 157 hbls No 3
alackerel, now Uudmg per schr Martha, and lor
•ale by
JAt Jiso vs e)Lil*KltlOit
OANULLo, lur ia:6 oy
Pit AS Pa K-—Fresh Grouuit, *du«t .or sale by
I A GUY liA COFFEE.—Ioo bags j tat ire-
Li ceived, for sale jy
RICO «SU»i.IK, in store «n't for sale by
Tn BTi»m Caml »>»irttM Kawpurt wm
Mruigned before the Muyor yuriiy — «M
charge of «Übbin» Timothy Mmm tart i*«*f
Dr stated that Johnson wm a good M
better, thoufh not entirely out of danger. Be
thougnt there wae every probability that Johnson
would recover.
J. H. Pecor wai then »worn, and deposed that on
Saturday evjning last he was paasiog up 13th or
Governor street, and Just above "Our House," near
sr.ln street, he beard a feint groan and aaw two
men separate, one running down, the other up the
street Kawpert wat the one who ran down the
street, and he went into a little tailor shop netr
"Our House," saying aa he went in, "Damn him,
I bave him at last, r or, "1 have cut him at laat."
He noticed Kawpert harry into the sbop and hide
something under the counter. Mr P. then r.aid
tiere keeping watch over Kawpert until the offi
cers wbo arrested him, arrived.
Watchman Chalkley testified to Kawprrt's hav
ing a shoe-knile in his hand wheu he arrested him,
and to K's saying that that was the knife with which
he cut Johnson. The Mayor therefore remanded
Kawpert to jail to await examination before the
Grand Jury of the Hustings Court on Thursday
the 12th inat, on the charge of maliciously stabbing.
Serenading—Several meoibera of the large
and talented German glee club of this city, made
complaint to his Honor on yesterday, that about
midnight on Wednesday evening, while engaged
in terenauing a friend, Lt Wilkinson, oi theuight
watcn, had interfered with and put a stop to their
musical performance, stating tbat they mu3t cease
their singing in the puolic streets- The German*
alleged that the Armory and other bands were al
lowed to serenade in different parts ot the city, and
were net interfered with —and desired to know
wnether tbey were to be made the exception,
and debarred a privilege granted to other musical
organizations. The Mayor stated that nocturnel
musical entertainments were not always agreeable
or proper, and that he would investigate the matter
and give his opinion to day
Suspiciou3—A man named Isaac Griffin, who
stated that he had just been discharged from the
man-of-war Independence, and had came here on a
visit to some friends, whose acquaintance ho had
made when a former mtmber of the State Guard,
was arrested by the watch late on Wednesday even
ing, on Broad st, whilst walking arm in arm with a
negro. Griffin explained the matter by saying that
ha had been on a sprte, and hsd hired this negro to
pilot him to the house of a friend named Robinson,
who lives on Penitentiary Hill. The negro, whose
name was Grandison, and employed by Gentry &
Royster, suostantiated Griffiu's statement, and he
having arrested with Griffin, was discharged
from custody. Griffia p ead that he had not been
guiitv of lisorderly conduct, was a new comer, and
promised to leave the city and go back to his ship,
if discharged, but without avail. The Mayor com
mitted him to jail in default cf £100 security.
Stealing a Coat. —Barnet White, a slave be
longing to Polly Strang, for stealing a linen coat
valued at one dollar and a half, from Merchant 6i
Weisfger, tailors, Wednesday evening, on yester
day received 39 lashes. Thentgro picked up the
coat while asking the clerk for a handkerchief, but
as he was passing out of the store the coat was dis
covered under his arm, and he wt3 arrested.
He.nbico County Court. —Before Justices Gar
aett, Cox, Nettles, Waidrop, and Dicken. Ordina
ry and civil business only, transacted.
Tne Grand Jury met, and alter being duly charg
ed, retired to their room for deliberation. They
brought in a true bill against Bernard Aiken, in
dicting him for misdemeanor in assaulting Henry
W. fcharpt, on the 10th ol July last, and then ad
journed over until Saturday morning.
Assault.—A rough looking negress named Sa
rah, belonging to the estate of W C. Carri.;gton
and hired by Mrs Mary A. Powell,was brought be
fjrethe Mayer yesterday for punishment. It ap
pears that Sarah used very insolent ianguage to'
waids Mrs. P and then struck her because Mrs. P.
made some very ju=t remarks to her concerning
her cooking. Mrs. P. had treated her with so much
kindness that Sarah began to think she might act
the mistress. One ol the officers was ordered to
waniij'aer black hide with 3U lashes.
New Publications.—Primary Lessons in Ital
ian —This little volume is meant to serve as an easy
introduction to the study of the Italian language,
and is prepared on the Ollendorff Method- G. VV.
Grtene, A. M., author; D. Applelon &. Co , of New
York, publisher!. For sale by Nash Si. VVoodhouje,
Mai j, near I3:h street
Class-Book of Poetry.—A fine collection of mora',
descriptive and religious poems, with suitable ex
plantations attached to each poem, and intended for
the use of tchooia or private instruction. "Iu no
way," says the autnoresa, Eliza Robbins, "isa grace
ful and retiued style of speech so naturally formed
as by poetic language made thoroughly familiar to
thejoung." '-I do not like poetry; I cannot un
derstand it," often say half taught children. ''Give
them the poetry of good writers with a little ne
cessary comment, and you will remove all obscuri
ty from the most instructive and effective poetry,
and all distaste to it." Ttii«work prof< asea to uc
cjinplish this laudable objsct From the press of
Appletou &, Co., N. York; lor bale by Messrs Nasa
Sl Woodhouse.
Time and Tide, or Strive and Win.—This is a
moral, instructive and interesting tale, tor family
reading, written by A. S Rue. It will ampy repay
a careful perusal. Published by Appletou Sl Co.,
N. Y.; tor sale by Messrs. Nash Jk. Woodhouse.
We have also received from Messrs. Nash &
Woodhouse, the second part of Appleton's edition
ol Miss Scwell'* new work, ent.tled, "A journal
kept daring a Summer tour, for t:ie children ot a
village school. l'his part embraces a description
o' Miss S.'* journey from the iakd of Cjnjtancj ia
Switzerland to the Simplon
En routs foe California.—Mr. George- C
Wild-?, ot this city, lett New York in the &te unship
Ohio, en route for San Francisco, California, yes
terday. Hs- certainly carries with him the wuhei
of his numerous friends here toat he may "gather
a pile." We recently received a letter from a Rich
mond "boy," who lett here last January for Gal.-
f'jmia, 8 "d »s sjon as we eau fiad tiiO'* shall trau
serine his "djar experience" for the benefit of em
bryo Calitornians.
Stabbing.—Fanny Green, a tree negrcs*. living
in Duval'* addition, ou the IStn of last duly, at
tacked another free .woman of eo or named Missou
ri Anderson, and cut her in the hip with a knile—
Fanuy eluded the vigilance of the officer* until yea
terday. The c**e wa* continued until to day, ow
ing to the absence of witne**e*
Stealing Co*N.—Frank Johnson, • slave be
longing to Jaines M. Taylor, waa detected Wednei
day evening, while in the act of carrying some
corn beJongln{ to hla master to a negro groggery
to sell for bis own private benefit, arretted by the
watch and taken to the eage Yesterday the May
or ordered him 39 laches. Another negro who waa
arretted wiJs Johnson, bit ku- w nothing of the
theft, wia discharged without punishment.
Finkd—Benjamin Koh waa oa yweiday lined
$9 and costs hy th« Mayor fjr obstructing • street
with a wagon.
****Ȥ.<* jmtmiar was -mm**
la default of *100 ssennty. m
E»«Ottr.—Upon complaint of Mr. Da*, oaear
the diy police were on yesterday dispatched Z
Hlfby'a lot to prevent the destruction of a
which Memn. Davis aatf Hhelton alleged J*m~i
Goddln had thteatened to tear down.
Rcwawat.—Eliza, slave to George Pk«erald _
runaway, waa on yesterday committed to kfl
e'aimed and the regular f«es paid
HrCapt. Branch T. Archer, of Texts. f omw! _
of Powhatan county, Va., arrived in this city
terday, and toefc lodgings at the Ame-icsn. '
BP F«n*le Education—The moral
social condition of ieaaies, and the cetreenf ~T
ucation among th-m, affard the sorest
whereby to judge of toe refinement of a
and of the prevalence of correct and virtuousnri.'
ciples in a community. Hence it must be ar«*7f»
ing to the philanthropist and the Christian to km £
that a rew rr% has commenced In our conntrv i.
regard to the education of females. To- In ..
mental branches, alcne, are not now deemed
cient in giving a young lady a 9nished education'
it is found, to blend the useful brsnehes oi
tion with the lighter depa,tment of literature. Km
ter fit them for aczomplised members oi the coS
munity, and is more lik-ly to render t:,em ore.'
mecti to society and a blessing to those toward
whom they may be called tosustain « more
and interesting i elation. r
These r marks have tx* n elicited bv a »i.t» ,w_
past week, to Slbi King* Femmle
on Church Hill, in this city, during an ex«minat7n
oi ber pupils. The visitors were very atreeablv
surprised to witness the promptness acd aceurac*
with which the young Ladies (in whom are
tred the hopes of their pareaU and the moral des.
tinies ti the rising generation,> went thruuch all
their exercises in the various ttudies allotted them
answering, with great promptness and accaracv'
the numerous questions required of them, eviden
ing unusual proficiency on the part of the pupils!
and a high consideration of the paics and attention
bestowed upon them by their teacher. The smaller
classes of little girls acquitted themselves in a man
ner highly creditable to thtmieives, and also to their
teacher. au
On Tnursday morning, sth iDst, NANNIE, the
lecond daughter ot Jos. R Anderson, aged 10yea>s~
Her funeral will take place Thu (Friday) Moroin*
at 10 o'clock, from the residence of her lather —
The friends of the iatniiy are requested to att-nd
without further invitation. t
DIG, for the cure ot Asiatic Cholera, Cho.ics
of all kinds, Spasms, Cholera Moibus, Dysentery
Diarrhoea, Lock Jaw, violent Pain, whether Khtu
matic or Neura gic, Cramp in the Stomach, Tooth
ache, Nervous Headache, Delirium Tremens, Spj.
der Bites, Dyspeptic Fullness irora Imprudent
Kating, Thr-ra'etied Abortion, Fits, Sinking or Con
gestive Chills, Ague and Fever, Burns, Cuts, &c.
Accompanying each bottle is a pamphlet contain
ing full directions for its use, in the various disea
ses for which it i« recommended, as well as pre
senting many strong testimonials.
This medicine is not only efficient, but safe.—
It is adapted to many of the most violent disea
ses, giving the most prompt relief—and is especial ! y
suited to large families as well as to travellers—
The proprietor, therefore, would respectfully ask
the attention of the public to its claims ; which are
founded on more ttiau twenty years' exjterience
in its use, and not on conjecture.
It hao already become a very popular remedy id
many parts of the country, and is destined to be »o
wherever it is introduced
We would respectfully call the attention of the
public to the following, amongst ma:,y names ot
nighly respectable and well-known gentlemen in
ditferent parts of the country, who have used it,
and spoken of it in high terms:
Muscoe Garoett, E:q, Essex, Va; Ja- M Jeffries,
Esq, King and Queen, Va; Alexander Dudley, Esq,
King and Queen, Va, R VV S-'hooler, Esa, Caroline,
Va; Wilson C Fembertun, King William, Va; A B
Walthall, Ciarlottesvdle, Va; fh jniaa D Qaarles,
Richmond, Va; John W Woods, Baltimore; Wm F
Pendleton, Washington; Newton Short, King Wil
liam; Winston, Chesterfield, Va; Jaines W
Gobs, Gordonsvilie, Va; R L Co.einan, Kichinoud,
Va; N B Hill, Richmond, Va; Thomas Starke, King
William, Va.
Amongst the many Physicians who have used it,
we be j leave to reter, for the present, to the fallow
ur John S Lewis, King William; Dr William T
Downer, King William; Dr William R fuikias,
Northumberland; Dr Richard T Hundley, Hanover .
We also ask you to read the foil , wing Certificates,
and reter you to many more in the paoipblets and
our various advertisements:
In Cholera, Ague and Fever, 4c.
Db. Du Val—Dear Sir: 1 was promptly re
lieved, a tew years ago, of a violent atiack o; some
thing like the Cholera, by t&kiag a iar*e d-iie of
your Anti-Spn* niodic. Suice ihai time i have fre
quently witnessed Us good efcets m other cases.
aooui six weeks iga I was suffering excepdiiit.y
fiom an attacx of Third day Ague ani Fever. U
had been increasing in severity tor nearly a month.
I determined to try your AutiSpaimod;c, tiiid ac
cordingly took a large do»e ot it just before the rime
for tne chill. It produced over tae whole syMera
a peculiar sensation ol warmth, which was kept up
by repeating the dose ouce or tw.ee at interval* of
two hours. Though nec. ssarily exposed s.nce, 1
hare felt no return of chiii. I teei coujidtnt in re
commending your Medicine.
Very sincerely years,
King vVimam, July, 1532.
In Cramp, Dysentery') and Spider Bite*.
Da. Du Val—Dear Sir: 1 have adasuisteied
your Family Anti-Spasmodic in several violent at
tacks of Cramp and Dysentery. I have applied it
externally to the bite ot a spid: r, wlien tner-* *u
an enormous enlargement of the limb, ao i interne
pain,—in all with yertect success. I have sold a
great deal ot it in thii neighborhood, t»nd at far as 1
know, it has given universal satisfaction. All wbo
nave tested it seem to think it has no equal as %
family medicine. I deem it due to i>ay that in mo»t
ot the instances alluded to above, various itme. es
we:e used wuhou. edect
Respectfully yours, , _
(Signed) S W. Y. KUSZ.
Mai u.actured by P. P. DU VAL, M. D.,
William C. H., V'a . to whom ail orders should be
audreased. Price 62 X cjnta and 41 per bottw-
For sale in Richmond, Va., by PUKCKLL, i-AUu
t CO., wholesale agents, and by 'I HUM A- «
P. LAUD; iu Baltimore, by CANBY & UATCU;
in Portsmouth, by GARIICK & GWATHMEi»
aui by Druggists geuerally. au t»—3cawrt*
Si-UK RhA'f—the large aid
r ARM, the loraier residence ot Ntcliol** ocne
rei, uee'd, situated iu the county of lianovtr, on tae
Centr >1 Railroad, nine mil * from ttichmon' liK*
rent. Tnis I'arm is m a high *Ute of cuitivau a,
nasal the necessary houses, embracing dwelling,
bares, stables, Sic ; contains upwards of live Hun
dred acres of land, weii eucl. »Ed, and is iaid uU[
tue three ahilt principle. To a per* ju d-st.'ous o.
Comui nemg the bus.uesio: tarm:ng, tai» *
rate opportunity, as It ca ioe maie very l* rv -,
it will be rent d at paoiic auction on tue l-arta
Tuesday ot this moatn, at Hacover Courthouse. oe
tweeotoe hours ot liaud tiS o'cbck tfe ®»-
sirou* ot resting will hare an opportunity ot si*® -
ining the Farm aetore tue day of f<ntiag.
au a— jtdwit* E. DEWS, General .
SATURDAY 1 , the 7th ot the present :ao«a,
(August,) my STABLE on 17th or Market «"•*•
tie city of Kichm cd, r.i:sr tbc C' J Market
Tue Stable is new, and front* on Wta m a""?
street 41 fert.aud ruua back 7j Uit, to aa a<iey !■*
teet wide. Thi* Stable is built on ground real. Auy
person wishing to purchase the above property t'"
do so by cahiug on tne subscriber any ume oelor*
tneday ot sale. But il not soldpmaW»y liefow "'* l
day, it will then be told to tne highest b;da*«-
Term* made known on the uay of sale.
Leave Richmoud daily at haifpast (S, A M, tt ' I f^ un
ton by night; second day to Bucharac. by 5, r*•
On ihe return, have Buchanan at J o'olock A h.
arrive at Richmond next uay to diuner, by tail p»»«
1 o'clock, P M.
Thia niakea a daily line Tin Natural Bridge » »e
White Sulphur Spring*. 4 >
Fare trow Richmond to Buchanan. 0
do do Richmoad to White sulphur. *>* a
Natuiii Brwise • •
au 6 E. H (I>LL, rut«-nMfu-:e'H.
IV A.NTEO. lor the aervkc of the Jaw * Ri»«
ff Ktta»wh« Coospanv, ."V***'
good Carpenie.s. . i>. J
au <—uiw A ta l•

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