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late and ter ity out to to to NIDDLBTOWN, DHL.. SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTKMBEU 4, 1809. MaUffa «a till* PculuiuU. À report lias recently beeu made to the Richmond Academy of Medicine ou the malaria prevalent in the tide-water sec tions of Virginia., as connected with emi gration to that regain. The report is as applicable to tine entire peninsula between the Chesapeake and Delaware* buys, as it i* to tbe tidal counties of Virginia, author of the re port contends that the fe vers of Kaste ru Virginia are not of the mnliguniit type, but belong to the mildly reuiittent or intermittent class, and yield rapidly to treatment. He argues that all experience has shown that malariu disap pears before an improved and careful sys tem of culture and an increasing and iu Uustrious population. The drainage of tbe land, the application of lime and other fertilizers, the rotation of crops and the clearing away of a redundaut vegetation, it is asserted, invariably drives the malaria into tbe low, swampy districts, which are incapable of tillage or improvement. The new settler, it is believed, may protect himself entiiely against elimutci diseases by a proper regimen, in like manner with the Englishmen in India, where the burn ing climate and the miasiuu of the jungle supcriuduce fevers of a fur more danger ous kind. Such is the substance of the report above mentioned, and there is doubtless much truth in the theory that drainage and the free use of lime in malarious dis tricts, are conducive to health. But ex perience has proven that those hygenic agencies are not sufficient to overcome the effects of malaria entirely. The theory advanced in this report, is not uew. We have heard it asserted, years ago, by those who believed that they had facts at hand to demonstrate its truth, lustauces have beeu cited of certain water-courses where malarious diseases were oneo prevalent, hut which hud become almost exempt fr (hem, it was believed, by the action of Time und other fertilizers, which dispelled them from localities long subject to them The Susquehanna, Elk, Sassafras, Chester, Choptauk, Nantieoke, and other streams emptying into the Cliesupeako, were for merly very subject to miasmatic discus s, but for a period of twenty-fi/e or thirty years, previous to 1865, they parutively free from them, in the autuuni of that year they returned, and in 1800 and 1807, they seemed to be on the in crease, until every one, nearly, was subject to them ; siucc which time they have s:cmed to abate, somewhat. The causes oi these chauges arc not yc t understood by the medical fraternity; but they have ac knowledged and recorded the fact. l>r. Kberle, iu hi» "Practice," vol. *2, says:— " It would seem, that either the genera tion of miasmata or their power of produc ing intermitting or remitting fevers, its greatly controlled by certain occult condi * lions wholly unconnected with any appre ciable circumstances, with regard to at mospheric temperature, or any of the known requisites for the production of this pt'isou. In certain districts of the tem perate latitudes, mulurious fevers will sometime* disappear or become extremely . rare for a number of successive years, and thou become gradually more and common, until iu the course of u few sea sons, they assume the prevalence of an ep idemic ; and yet, no material difference will he obvious between these periods of exemption from, and prevalence of disease, ill relation to what are dcemeij the neces sary concomitants for the production of miasmata. In relation to the proximate cause of this form of fever and its period icity. we may at once confess our entire ignorance ; for all that has hitherto been advanced in relation to these mysterious f.tibjcci*, amounts to nothing more, at /h ist,, Jlcaii Mine ingenious conjectures and fiiv^otVotÂsivl speculations, with a great •fleul of okmIs absurd reasoning, and jdlc *!ip]M»dii«u*. u The report to the fctiehm m 1 .) *adeiyy of Medicine, would appear to partake of tlib .cluM'ae.ter, and is uothing more than a rehash of these ex ploded theories and ingenious cojprjcetvrcs. TV subject is one worthy of the investi gation of sej-ytifije pica, who seem so far to W# tiro* v but little light upon jt. Tiir. F.u.;, Trade js New Vor^.—T ho New York correspondent of tie Philadel phia Ledger writes on Tuesday; "General trade is exhibiting greater activity. The auction rooms are well at tended, and though buyers are operating #iitb unusual ^caution, the importei $obW» have no especial cause of plaint. Western dealers are here in large number*, but as a general thing their means are limited. The South are better off, Ahanks to their heavy cotton crop, but as yet they ure only purchasing from hand to mouth Next week, however pected to be a busy ooc all round. Two more political parlies—the Nation al Temperance Party, aud the National Labor Party, are about to enter tbo politi cal arena. The movement will be fatal to teinperaucc, and the working-men's party will not Burvivc until the next Présiden tiel election, Both ha^e tried it before Tbe were com more and com. ts ex The Harvard-Oxford Boat Rack.— Well, America was fairly beaten, in the late rowing match upon the Thames of four and a half miles, by three lengths or six seconds. It is gratifying to know that the utmost courtesy was observed on both sides. The Atncric&ti crew diew up along side of their competitors, after the race, and gave them three- cheers, which the lat ter acknowledged by uncovering their heads. Tire treatment of tire Americans abroad was all that courtesy and generos ity could have dictated. Their passage out was free ; their boat was also conveyed free, and every care taken for its safe de livery. At Liverpool they were conveyed to a first class hotel, from thence to Lon don in a special car, and quartered upon the Thames, all without charge. This was noble treatment from their English competitors, and deserves our highest ad miration. Another trial, the next time upon American waters, is now demanded, und the gallant Oxonians will not be slow to accede to the demand, and a like cour tesy and gcucroeity will bo accorded here to thorn. A New York journal says that any sum will bo iustantly subscribed in that city, to defray expenses. But Har vard will take care of that matter itself. The contest was so^lose as to make every one anxious for a new trial, and until that second match takes place, victory cannot be said to rest permanently upon the winners. The race took place at 5.25, 1'. M. and was received hero at 1.10, P, M. that being about the difference of longitude, making due allowance for the time speut iu send ing the message. This is not the least in teresting feature of this most interesting event, The Harvard and Oxford Clubs were given a banquet, Monday evening, at the Crystal Palace, by the London Rowing Club. Edmund Yates and other notables were present. Mutually complimentary speech es were made, and the Queen and the President received their customary recog nition. Several of the members of the Harvard Boat Club were to have left Eng land for home Wednesday, in the steam ship City of Antwerp. this cess the of its ep of of at and and the is ex far ho at large their but hand to party in to a of I 50 jor to Charles Dickens, Thomas Hughes, Isaac Snitches. —The following item is from the Baltimore Commercial: This morning, on a visit to the Peniten tiary, we heard of the story of a convict, which is calculated to excite some interest His name is Isaac Snitclicr. He was born in Salem, New Jersey, tu 1811, and is in his 56th year. Seven years ago lie came to Maryland, and settled on Round Top, in Queen Anne's county 2J miles front ( lliestcrtown. Here he fanned and dealt in stock, and purchased two cows from gro for $00, for which he was -arrested, tried attd convicted of receiving stolen property, the eows having been stolen fr a neighbor. In May, 1807, he was sent to the penitentiary for five years. He says he proved iu court that he hail bought the eartle, but could not prove whom he had bought them from as the ne gro ran away. He has beeu working lightly about the prison since his incarcer ation, being weak and partially paralyzed. On last Monday week lie was waited by his son and a lawyer of Chestertow who informed him that by the death of relative in Ohio, he had been left heir to property worth $80,000. was very glad and is taking steps at once to prove Ills innocence and secure his pardon, so that he may go and take possession. The property was left him by bis only relation in Ohio, Mrs. Sarah Patterson, bis fath er's sister, anti Snitcher is her nearest rel Tlte old man seems to be a ne u pot) The old man ativc. quict and inoffensive, and as circumstances look favorable for him. an effort will be made for his pardon. Extraordinary Self-Immolation.— The following statement appears in the Pall Mall Gazette; "All the extraordinary proceedings of the uiatty fanatical sects whose rapid in crease has excited so notch anxiety iu Rus sia are fairly thrown in the shade by a terrible act of self-immolation which is re ported from the government of Saratow. A few months ago the prophet* of religion made their appearance iu that part of the empire, preaching self-destruction by fire as the ouly sure road to salvation, and so readily was their dreadful doctriue received by the ignorant and supersti tious peasantry that in one large village no less than seventeen hundred persons as sembled in some wooden houses, and, hav ing barricaded the doors and windows, set the building on fire, and perished in the flames. The authorities are doing all they can to stay the progress of this new mad ness, but their task is obviously a difficult one. The punishments which the la inflict must, have little terror for enthusi asts who deliberately choose a death horrible a* the true road to Heaven." a new w can so Who the Carliste Are —We read fre quently in the cable pews from Spain of "tbe Carlisle." They occupied much of our foreign news columns thjrty-tive years ago At that time Don Carlos, Count dc Moiitipniiu, was (claiming the throne of Spain, as flic heir of his brother, Ferdi nand VII., then just dead, power was lodged t Christine, widow of Ferdinand, for her daughter, the Don Carlos and his partisans have surrendered Ms claim to the throne, and though unsuccessful in several attempts, have been waiting many years for "some thing to turn up," without oven meeting the success of Mr Mica arbor. The present attempt is probably but the flicker of a dy ing name, after which the Carlists will out toruvpr. and com. The regal the hands of Maria as regent -Queen Isabel!:-. it eve ex 8° Now Yoyk lunched her tenth Spanish gunboat M'ednecdny. Local, akcairs. John Sunday 80th most He activity The«« has been, some talk of creetiug a large fruflfeantiing establishment-liere, and also a dis tillery, so as to be able to start with ihe next peach crop. Such an establishment would have saved thousands of dollars to the orchardists in this vicinity this season. Thousands upon thou sands of baskets of peaches have rotted, and the ground has beeu literally covered in the orchards with fallen fruit. All this loss might have been saved if such an establishment had been iu ope ration here. That the enterprise would be a profitable one has been demonstrated "by the suc cess of similar establishments elsewhere, and by the growing demand for canned fruits anil vege tables. We give some account on the 4 th page of this issue, of the immense establishment of Messrs. C. 1 , in Quee time, tpiies dds pated Dr. Revs. Lodge was by and Master tion the sonic was tolled, Red \ Morton êc Co. at the Round Top n Aime s. Messrs. Slaughter a Catlin have a larjje canning house, ut Crumpton, in the satne county, employing 150 haiuls, and there is another at Church Hill, winch emproys liile the Round Top employs 430. Hoffecker Brothers at Smyrna, are called upon to fill nn order from England, with their best fruit, without limit in price, and a similar estab lishment at Dover, has orders from England for more canned fruit than it can supply. We group these facts together to show to the gentlemen who contemplating an enterprise of the sort iu Middletown, that they would be likely to find it a profitable investment. A distillery ccive all the fruit unfit for market or for canning and convert it into brandy. An establishment of the kind was erected, a year or two since, by . short distance below Chcster We hope to see, before another summer returns, a large canning house erected here, one which will add at least 500 peri lation, or at least give employment to that num ber. I 50 hands Del. phia, from ould rc about Castle, barn A Dirai for Col. Wilkins, to popu A letter from Dover to the Delaware Gazette says About twenty-five years since, when Ma jor Revhold reigned ns the peach king of Dela ware, the markets of Philadelphia, New York and Boston were glutted l»v a daily average of ten !™TÄ, in- lc " to the river, and fifty cents per basket was con- j been I turns. The daily average of peaches carried by i more railroad and by xvnter for the last week from Dei aware, has been aliout one hundrett auilforty thou- j ( -' ou sand baskets ; and the prices in Npw York and j Philadelphia have ranged from fifty cents to two . dollars and fifty cents per basket. But in addition to the great quantifie market, thousands of baskets are daily turn! into brandy, or canned peach farms have distillerie lishinents attached, and thus .lpe »ent to fai Ma ny of the large or canning cstab nork up the over suiall peaches and such prime fruit as they cannot seud to market. •e just now at the flue camming establish- j incuts of Richurdso fruit has become so the Durer, whose i feel famous, not only throughout | •it country hut In Europe, that they are i ■ rntdequan, to the demands - upon daily capacity of six hundred cans, they now have so perfected their machinery as to he equal to six or eight thousand cans. I et they W are unable to stipplv the constantlv increasing ,• demands, both from ltuiue ami over'the Ocean. ^ 10 order ing to we of air, the and ges kept and to the ■1 j and c less in dth We & Robins, i consequently them, F A New Depot, —It was rumored here, this eek, and we hoi>e it soon tg have a handsome erected, sixty feet in length, improvements and convenie trade and travel at this station stood, ivhi iy prove true, that we ;w brick depot ith all the modern Th« immense av be mider *n ti< the tact, that ove 10 , to to non in freight 1ms been paid i i week, this s d i } day, Saturday lust, 378 tickets were sold,—233 at the tobacco store of Mr. J. N. Wine, and 145 ut the ticket olliec. ceipts for freight and passage, it is true, were ex ; hut, the business of the station is the increase, and the Railroad Toni ght to show that it has soul enough to »t foster the a heartless money-getter, rc s activity of this community These re ti-j steadily puny « apprei impre. quiting the busi by a me: able to Let the Company show to .Middletow erous appreeiatinn of her busi ti vit v which Middletow the Rail Road, found its profit in so doing. ge it. and te that it nd niggardly policy utterly discrcdit :ompn»y of saga ci that gi •ss energy and : has exhibited towar say whether it 1ms u ds d the ol The public. Wed Miss F. \ ■bool in this town, opened lav, the 1st Inst, Mr. J. M. Ladite iy, teachers. Now, boys, enjoyed a good long respite from y the hot summer days are over, and sj son for swimming, fishing, berrying, & c . Ti ight good will, resolv...„ •mber, that the ith it lm studi s these to your ta.-»ks with a r that yon will master them, Renn seasou of youth soon your opportunities for learning, of the golden moments as they p ine to requite the kindness of p: dams and teacher«, who passes away, and Make good use ass, and detcr guar .* all lui laggar: n g tory hut let all benefit. Let there be •h steadily forward up the hill of seienc e, amt is that ou will thus show to parents and g you appreciate their eflorts to promote your di: y IIoouiHLg Oitr.yue.—A black villain named Ed. •Smith has for g • time past been in the emplo.i idow lady o»nu*d Sanders, living of the Bradley farm, near Newark, tlie little daughter of M A few days since der«, named Sarah . S; »ged eleven years, had oei ion to go up stairs, when tin»* scoundrel followed lier, threw bed and violated her person. Last Frid arrested for the offence, and on Saturday ing had a hearing before Esquire O'Neill, default of $ 2,000 bail, be was committed to tlie jail at New Castle, to await his trial at the next term of Court .— tournai uud Statesman. her lie was nd i Professor II. L. Va been in Middletown, ematicai instructions, week, and purposes to retur again, a week or t>vo hence. The Professor is very expert mathematician : his syste an abbreviated and expeditious method of work ing the fundamental rules of arithmetic, comput ing interest, extracting roots, &c. Professor Van Cleve is a gentleman of culture, and c him the highest testimonials. We should feel gratified if he finds his sojourn in Delaware only pleasant but profitable. n Clove, of Tennessee, lins the past week, giving math He goes to Smyrna, to Middletow •xt of in a re as set the Levi A. Hanson, son of Mrs. Eleanor Hanson of tliis town, dieil at Mayfield, Ky. on Saturday! the 21st of August. A testimonial, have seen, under the seal of Harmony Lodge No 302, A. E. A. M. of which lie « ' true Mason, living fully- up to the ten ets and principles of the order, pcct a noble, high-toned gentleman, fair and hon orable in his dealings with his fellow men, and esteemed by all who knew him." This is a high cm, which will be gratifying to the feel ings of his friends and relatives here. member, as »1 in every r»*.s Race.— We learn, says the Delaware Gazette, - ■ u mau named Alfred Shelton, living near Blackbird, was charged with committing a rape g girl aged 16 years, named Man- Mar shal. iSheltoa it is said is an officia! member of the M, E, .Church. Tlie girl was receiving tlie attendance ofa physician yesterday morning, for the wounds and bruises received in the struggle. that can a y< so Mr. Edward Armstrong's stable and some hay verc burned at Newark, ou the 25th alt. involv ing a loss of SG 00 , on which was an insurance of $300. Tlie fire is supposed to have been occa sioned by some tramp who had budged and light ed his pipe in tile hay-mow. fre of of dc of and dy is A shower of rain, on Saturday evening Inst, which lasted nn hoar and a half, washed off tlie dost and refreshed tlie enrth, considerably. Tlie weather was intensely hot on Sunday, hot Mon day brought a cooler temperature, 'and it has been cool enough for frost every night sinoe. At tlte race over the W nesdav, Mr. JJ. M. Crawford's pired shortly after passing tlie scrawl, owing it thought to injury sustained in I lord valued his mare at $500. Laxd $Af.E.-—'The real estate of Ihe late Morris Collins, in Thoroughfare Neck, was sold by P.S. Collins, Executor. The J25 acre farm was pur chased by ft, II. Armstrong for $15.50 per acre ; the 75 acre farm by }. A. Derrickson for $10 per V, --I : fell and ex nmng. Mr, Ci 8° Mr. Thomas CucliiHii 's horse, Hop, was «gain "inner, over the iSuffolk Dark course, rhiln.dcl phia, on Tuesday iu«t, beating D. Bod ine's horse, Yictor Ratcfecn, with ease. Time of fourtto heat 2.39. Death op one of Oldest Citizens. —Major John «lone» died at his residence in this town, on Sunday morning last, the 29th of August, in the 80th year of his age. Major Jones was born in Thoroughfare Neck, iu this county, and spent most of his life in this immediate neighborhood. He was a activity and Mr. err, t wish error from from wick ing two Kent was l of much public spirit and of great mergy of character, and was identi ith many oi' the public improvements of his time, and especially in advancement of agriculture, tpiies took place at the Presbyterian Church i dds town, on Wednesday last, and were partici pated in by a large concourse of citizens. Rev. Dr. Patton conducted the exercises, assisted by Revs. Crowell, Colclazcr and Gaylord. Union Lodge No. 5, A. F. A. M. of which Major Jones was a niembel-, attended in a bodj 1 , accompanied by a large number of visiting brethren fr Chesapeake City, Millington, Dover and Wilmington. Master of the Lodge, pro tew. delivered the tion iu the church and conducted- the exercises ut the grave, the deceased being interred with Ma sonic honors. During the ceremonies business was suspended, the bell in the Academy was tolled, and the Hug upon the Hug-stalF was pended ut half-mast. Red whatever reluted to the His funeral obse dents and having thought the men miles this freight in would Cuo and sey's would seven to 000 more posed eud Kail for wick tance , New Castle, Rev. Dr. J. C. McCabe, as William Stuart, a cohircd man, of Smyrna, Del. died at the Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadel phia, on Wednesday, from the effects of a fall from the third story window of a building iu Lombard street it that city, sometime previous. Fire in New Castle. —On Wednesday evening about 8 o'clock the barn of Eli Jefferson, in New Castle, took fire and xvus entirely destroyed. The barn was filled with hay which was all consumed. A trot between thy horses Roaring Lion and Wilmington Girl will take plue. Dirai Fair Grounds op Saturday for a purse of $ 400 . on the Agricul iSepiember lltli, The following testimonial to the excel lc " C0 ° f P°H« watering place has j been handed to us for publication. I -'-^7 '»Me "f *h. glints, i more to the proprietor than everything he i i • • • ■ ; . • . . j ( -' ou ^ possibly say in praise ot bis estab j lisluneut, and will make its merits more . , . . , .. ... .... widely known than ever. Sweet Sulphur Springs, West Va. This is worth it the ed, tances Koad, now, the Sweet Spring?, Monroe Oo. W. Va. j August, 1809. j ! by cious this If selves, say iron who and where ly News from tiful tliis posed It farms, been but blind minus from river have into least, a car beep Dear Sir:—The visitors to the Sweet Springs are so thoroughly pleased with the place and its management, that they i feel prompted tu address you this letter, | expressing thoir acknowledgments aud i . . .. . wtnductlon. Habitual visitors ta summer resorts at the sea shore, the mineral springs and the mountains, know right W ell how rare it is to find, ut such places, ,• .• . • , ^ 10 couifoits, couvonjencies, clciiuliness, order uud well managed cuisine and din ing room of a good hotel, uud they only (especially if they be invalids) cau fully understand what a great satisfaction it is to find a watering place possessing such qualities. It gives us pleasure to say that we have found it at the old Sweet Springs. Here in addition to the healthful waters of the mineral springs and the admirable baths, the truly dry and pure mountain air, the grand and picturesque scenery, the lovely, open valley, in which the grounds are situated, we have spacious and substantial hotel buildings and cotta ges worthy of the name, bed chambers amply furnished with clean linen, and kept scrupulously neat; a bountifully sup plied larder, with viands cooked, dressed, and brought to the table iu a style equal to that of the best hotels iu the large At lantic cities; a «lining room conducted with the utmost order, neatness and good taste, j and an establishment throughout which gives evidence of efficient management, thorough discipline aud liberal expendi ture. All these things, together with skilful, intelligent and reliable advice atjd attention found here, are as important to the seeker of pleasure and recreation as they are precious and price less to the invalid ; uud we take pleasure in giving this testimony to their existence here, and to the most creditable and ex cellent management of the place. In our judgment it has no superior aud but few equals as a summer resort. Very Truly Yours, Rev. John Chambers, Philadelphia. J. C. Levy, Savannah, Ga. \V. Harrison, New Orleans. Wm. V. Melvean, Philadelphia. D. M. Hildreth, New York. H. II. Dodge, D. C. A. Culliuret, New Orleans, Thomas I\ Smith, Louisville, Ky. H. Clay Lindsey, Lexington, Ky. F. W. Bound, Baltimore. P. C. Bithell, Tennessee. Gen. \V. \V Gary, Soutli Carolina. Andrew It. Polk, Washington City. Dr. John Frederick May, " Henry Edwards, New York. Robert Kirkland, Baltimore. Donuell, Baltimore, E. R. Cochran, Delaware. II. It. Ware, Mississippi. Koad. alien l tfie New ha* years age da. men being ond Willi; at Correspondît of the Middletown Transcript. Thomas' Landing, near Odessa, Del. September, 1st, 1809. Mr. Editor, Dear Silt ;—There has been so much talk about peaches from other quarters, that we4hoqght we would say a little. Like our friend ,S. we don't deal iu twigs, except to take them out of the baskets in culling, but jp peaches themselves. We propose, at some future period, to give you a full description of Thomas' Landing. But we will mention one lot of peaches, shipped from "Shed No. 1, Maltby House," by J. W. Vande grtft, Esq. From two hundred trees of the variety called Susquehanna, there was shipped blit baskets, bringing $1.50 per basket, making $1,000.50. Can any of your correspondents bent this? Yours, &e. Lomus. were } time is been The not of tlie for and of the Chinese labor in tbe Southern States, it is asserted by tbe English journals, fur nishes the only hope of relief to the cotton manufacturers of Lancashire. The groes, it is argued, number only two-thirds of their strength before the war, and also dying out. Again, they wiil not work as industriously ns under the pulsory system, and the present capacity of harvesting cotton is belived to be limit ed to the reduced crops grown in the last two seasons, Furthermore, white labor cannot be employed m thegotton field, and the conclusion is therefore arrived at that t-be Chinese coolies furnish the only acces sible supply of laborers. Thirty men left New York for Halifax, Monday, to join a Cuban expiditiop. tlie has it ; per tion the and the nc --I ex eom Mr, For the Middletown Transcript. t to Mr. Editor: —As man is subject to err, uud time is the rectifier of all mistakes t wish to make a few remarks showing the error committed in locating the Kail Koad from Townsend to Massey's, instead of from Massey's, via Sussafras and War wick to Middletown. Those two diverg ing lines caused the loss of time, (about two years) from the organization of tin Kent Kail Koad, until the upper terminus was fixed and the track laid. The Presi dents of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Kail Koad, the Delaware Koad. and the Frcnchtown and New Castle Koad, having the power in their own hands, thought proper, much against the will of the masses, to favor Townseud instead Middletown. Now let us see men have done for themselves and for the community. 1 will first take the four miles from Middletown to Townsend, for this occasioned the fight. Mow much freight has the Delaware Kail Koad gained in this distance, over aud above wliat would have been gained over the proposed Middletown and Warwick four miles Y Cuo any < no answer? The Middletown and Warwick route would have had Mas sey's and Millington freight as well as the Townsend route. For iustuuce, Sussafras would give 100,000 baskets of peaches seven miles ruff on tfie railroad against nothing, comparatively, on the other route to Townseud. Warwick, four miles, 150, 000 baskets, against nothing tit Townsend, more than she had before the firaueh to Massey's was made. Well, then, the sup posed gain on the four miles from Towns eud to Middletown, calculated on by the Kail Koad Presidents, is a total failure, for the peaches from Sassafras and War wick are all hauled to Middletown, a dis tance of fr t rhat those at 8. four to seven miles, whereas, it the proposed route had been construct ed, the freight over the ro»d for these dis tances would have beep paid to the Kail Koad, for tfie fruit from those points is not now, and never will be hauled Massey's or Townsend. "The the pudding is in the eating," hut this pudding has been thrown away, forever, to either to proof of by tl|u wistlom and forecast of these saga--* cious Rail Koad Presidents, who must by this time have discovered their efrur If they would copie and see for them selves, just at this lime, I think they would say that the sound of the whistle of the iron horse should be heard among those who labor for the support of tl\e Rail Rond, and not in the swamps of Appoqtiiuintilik, where the flogs and the eattle are the on ly listeners. As a writer in the Kent News says, after you get out of the swamps from Townsend towards Masseys, a beau tiful farming country presents itself, and tliis cau be said of the whole of the pro posed route from Middletown to Masseys. It is a beautiful farming country, and .abounds it) fine orchards ami productive farms, the produce front which would have been carried over the road to Middiet but which is now all hauled over to Mid dletown in wagons at a loss to the Rail Cannot these men iiqw see their blind folly and error in seleeting the ter minus they have. from Sassafras Neck, diverted from the river to the Rail Road at.Warwick, have put thousands of additional dollars into tlie pocket of the Rail Road, against nothing front Townseud branch, this pe season, Two hundred and fifty cars least, containing 500 baskets euch, a car for the four ui|d seven miles Middjetown over this route might have beep realised, and no one can deny it. Warwick, wn, Koad. Besides, the freight uld •I at at $< run t W n t; st I, I n g Match.— T h e latch for the chu W rest ling pionship of tfie United States, and gl.oUU a »id»*, which has been tfie absorbing topic of sporting circles for the last tw. con versât to in or rec weeks, came off ut Oneida, N. Y- 04 Wed nesday, at Devereux Hull. Tfie contestants New York, and - •'ere Hunter Lane, ot McLaughlin, of Onci Laue is a dark complex ion ed ha* a well knit, muscular frame, weighs 160 pounds, years of age. plexioned, five feet eleven, and is consid erably stouter, weighing 240 pounds. IIis age is twenty-nine years. The hall was densely cr da. man. and Ho js thirty-two McLaughlin is dark eom 'ded with spec tators, embracing delegations of sporting men from all points, the largest number being from New York city, which was rep resented by many celebrities The hall opened at eight o'clock P, f U. and Mc Laughlin had the first fall, ond and third. Lane the soc Tbe match was concluded quarter past eleven o'clock, aud amid intense excitement Lane was then declared victor, and loud and prolonged elieerioi; followed. at of of of The utmost decorum was observed throughout, and the citizens of Oneida were apparently well pleased with the be havior of the visitors. It is said tfiat Dr. Lushington, to whom Lady Byron confided her grievances at the time of the separation from her husband, is still living. The contrary has generally been assumed by the press of this country. The New York Sun asserts that Stephen Rmnbold Lushington, lately deceased not the man it) question ; and that Stcph Lushington, Judge Court was en of the Admiralty was Lady Byron's legal adviser, and is still living. He then can say whether the story she told him corres ponds with what Mrs. Stowe now tells the public of his horrible crime of incest, which is the ullnged cause of Lady By ron's separation from her husband. it Cuba.— It is asserted that the disposi tion of the opposing forces in Cub* indi cates the approach of a dscisive battle. Vqlmaseda is concentrating his troops in the vicinity of General Jordan's comntattd, and the patriot leader is making all his preparations to give the Spaniards a warm reception. It is believed that should a general engagement take place resulting in the defeat of Valinaseda, the arguments al leged to have been laid before the Regent Serrano, for the relinquishment of the home Government will prevail. Nine hundred and ten steamers, with a capacity of 292,174 tons, and worth twen ty-four and a half million dollurs, are en gaged in tbe Mississippi river trade. Item« o* Net lion. Judah P. Beujainin, late of the Confederate Cabinet, but now of England, has, after two yoys appearance at the Brit ish Bar, beeu made Queen's Counsel, an honor almost without precedent in the promptitude of its bestowal. Aside fr making him senior counsel iu whatever eases he may be employed, the promotion will considerably add to his emoluments. Bciug Uircuus, he will be retained in commercial uilgatlous of importance. Twenty sailors, belonging to the United •States li'igatc Sabine, now at Cherbourg, bra nee, have been implicated in a plot to ulow up the ship iu reveuge lor some uileg ed mulircutiiicut on the part of the officers, limy hud succeeded in setting tire to a fuse connecting with the magazine, but the plot was frustrated by a eabiu hoy who discov ered the burning fuse in time. Seven ol the conspirators huvo beeu convicted and hung ut the yard arm. Benjumtu Brown, a graduate of Har vard College, Mass, offers to give $5,UUU t »wards defraying the expenses of the grad U-iies of Oxford, England, if they will con sent to row the Harvards iu Americau wa ters, either on the Hudson or Charles riv ers, during the present autumn. The Ox ford gentlemen will no doubt prefer pay ing their own expenses, should they agree to row the IJ nr yards on this side of the Atlantic. the Liverpool and Muuohcstei The office of the Receiver of City Taxes, at Philadelphia, was broken into by bur glars Friday night, the tjoor of tl\o safe chiseled off, and forty thousaud (twenty-five thousend in bonds, &o.., the balance in cash), were carried off. The securities of the Receiver, it is sqpposed, will have to pay for the loss, as the law requires him make daily deposits in hank. The looking-gla$s and picture store of J. 8. Earle A 8on, 816 Chestnut street, almost entirely destroyed by fire Tuesday evening. The stork >yus valued at $05,0011 and the building gt $75,000. 4»re covered by insurance. to ^ The losses Tbo clothing store of .John Wanumakcr, and furnishing itore °f Scott &; Co., adjoining, were dam - aged by water. A disastrous fire occurred at Cape May Tuesday. It htgan in Boyjoti's .Ja panes' store, at half past two o'clock in the tng, and destroyed the United States, American and Atlantic Hotels, Rost-nlliee. and a number of other buildings and cot tages. The loss is about $240, U0U. The Richmond nii papers report heavy rains there on Monday, and add ; Passen gers on the Somliable and Danville rail roads report refreshing shower* ip Pow hatan, Chesterfield, Prince Edward. Ame lia, and Cumberland, on Monday apd the day before. Henry Prather, of Decatur, a brother of G. »v. Oglesbv, of Illinois, while riding in his bqggy Wednesday evening, was run into by span of runaway horses and al most instantly killed. Mr. Win. v. Heiskill, ono of tljc most prominent citizens of Washington pounty, s wayjuyed, a few dqy* ago, six miles from Bristol, aipl shot, it is thought, ortnlly, by a young ma of one of his tenants. Vi uiued Kust, sou : The freight depot of the Chicago, Bur lington and Qqiney Railroad, at Quincy, and between twenty und thirty cars wt destroyed by fire $ Do LOUD. The ship laborers strike. Monday night. t Qneheo a re on a mu of ihe laborer g a j on Moud; much disorder « ice q red that • called tile iniiit; 7 W' •fit Ui pro Vent a The gas iu ijij empty oil tank of a fivigh. rain ot tit ' Boston and Albany Railroad, exploded i M iday night. Coiidqctuf to death, and injured 4 b| A1 engine und sevo freight oafs pi ung ut Newton, low day night, from over which thohridg been washed away, the aud 4 brukemnu w A construction ed into tho she; »'a. Mon had mgineer, hreman ere killed. )rnk through a rail road bridge at Block Island Me., Wed Thc ojitduotor was killed,ihe t rath nesdav. CH I' hadlv .1 other n injured. Tw» re als inn missing pi »theca ry 's clerk m f» v rhubarb, causing tfie death of a lady, has been held in §2' »00 bail to answer for mansluugh W in. J. Sa ville, au u[ iu Bust, n, who sold luudn.iu ter. A white man named William Rogers, living it) Norfolk county, Va., killed his wife on Thursday night last for r ' ' the attentions of a negro Lothario. There was a severe storm op Mount Ice two receiving Washington oil Tuesday evening, inches thick formed on tho telegraph wires, attd the thermometer fell to 28 degrees. A cable despatch of Tuesday contradicts the story of the gunpowder plot and the execution of conspirators on board the Uni ted States frigate Sabine, ot Cherbourg. Advices from Peru state that tlie Peru vian Government has raised the price of guano to $13 per ton, aud recognize^ the Independence of Cuba. Don Carlos lias abnndoned for the pres ent the attempt to seize the Spanish Crown, anp has embarkod at Ulupuscoa for Eng land. The livery stable and flour and feed store ofTyson & Worthiugton, on North Broad street, was burned last night. Thirty eight horses perished in the flames. The recent failure of a boot and shoe firm iu St. Louis has nearly ruined thir teen houses in Boston, the claims of seven of which amount to $200,000. Lady Thorn won the $3,500 purse New York. Saturday, over American Girl and Goldsmith Maid, in three straight heats, in 2 :20J, 2:20J 2:20» . Copies of a manifesto, inciting insurrec tion in France, have been received by the French Journals, signed "President de Comité. Brutus." On Monday it was announced Secretary Rawlins is the only head of a department in Washington, and he is on the invn at a a now lid list. An extensive bituminous coal vein has been- discovered at Oowlesville, N. Y about 25 miles from Buffalo. Hon, Jefferson side ii life. Daivis will probably re i Great Britain for the rest of his His health at present is good. Burlingntnc denies the report that the Chinese Government have rejected his trea *)'• Spain and Cura. —Letters from Madrid state that I lie proposition for the sale of Cuba for the sum of $1UMO0,O0O, >3 not received With marks of approval in Spain* Although the treasury is suffering front want of funds, yet the people are determine ed to retain the Inland of Cuba', (fire oty being »end all the army, all the navy, andf all the militia, and let the peninsula be de fended by flic women. Any political par^ ty that propones the »ale of Cuba, rt hr as sorted, will lose power, as the ineasuroaf fects the honor and the national pride * f thé* people. The neswpapers are now discuss* in ; the rebellion in the colonics, and tier er.il Prim's organ, in an article entithd * 1 a Question do Cuba," argues that tl.o proposition tor the enfranehisuient of tli# island, for the suiu of one hundred million* of dollars guarantied by the Uuitcd States, is too arrogant to be considered, course of foreign journals in commenting upon this plan, is oharaetei iacd as "bare faced insolence," and eertuiu home The ques tions are asked, such as what would the United States have thought if Spain had offered to mediate in the rebellion of the South, and what France would say to a proposition to buy Algeria, oi England to a proposition to buy Ireland. The same haughty answers which these powers would have made, it is contended, should be turned to the nations of Europe and Ainer The article continues : " VVe say they have no right to interfere in our affiairs; we do not want their interference, and we will not hflve it." The honor of Spain, it is alleged, is ut stake, and such propo sitions are an insult, po matter from whut quarter they may come, was plpnged ip civjl war, Spajp, though requested by Frapce to interfere, forhorp to do so, npd ipa ip tipped her neutrality, prohibiting her ports to the Suinter. Du v g the rebellion of the Southern States, Spain did all that lay in her power Awards preserving her neutrality, and she asks n« more from America. As Spain was for bearing, so is the honorablo forbearanco of the l nitod States poxy required. The Democratic journals in Spqip demand froip the regency full and truthful accoppta off the position of affairs and asserting that ip September 20,000 troops will be seut to Luba to join the 72,000 Spanish soldiers ami volunteers now on the island, conte»4 that, unless groater vigor be displayed the prospept of eopqpering Cpha is hopeless. IV tea, Wb e R America nn Mo V liMFVl'S or Mg. Pkauodv. Baltimore, Sun uf Wednesday says : Leorge l'eabody and -Mi'- Qcflrgo P. Rus sell (bis nephew) and lady left White Sq|, phur bprittgs on Monday morning, in a special oar furnished by the Baltimore and Ohm Raihoad Company, and reached this 'clock in the evening. They received by President Garrett, and, as his guests, \y«!'U itt oqce driven to bis country residence, op the I}i))eu road three or four miles Tbo Mr. city about JO were BOItyG from the city, wheru they remained until ye.tefduy, ftvshed from the fiitigqes uf the trip of Monday, they again Jook the private ut Camden Statioi, t,t ■> ly 1>. M. and pro ceeded Jo Philadelphia, where they will p qs the guest, » of Miicalister. Thence they will proceed to R"ew York, whence, uftor sojourn of several days, Mr. Peabody . go direct to his future permanent home, Uje residctico () f | ( i s aime,-., q) Danvers, hen, re-t or three da remain tw Mr. Charles a will It is gratifying to add that Mr. Pettbo * ,r 'P »'j the spring« him been ultenduil with beneficial results, A severe cough with which he \vus afflicted, has been ah most entirely cured. His face wears ut, expression of cheerfulness; his step is mon elastic, and, although lie has lost some flesh lits general health 1» apparently much i proved a a un Removal of the National Capital.—-, 1 lie national capital committee at St. Lou is are beginning to receive answers from the Governors of Stqt.es whom they have reqqestud to express thejr opinion ou tho subject of the rciuoya) of the capital, and also to appoiqt delegations t> a convention which is be bald qt St. Louis to agitato the subject. Governor Harvey, of Kan-, sas, writes that lie will be present in per son at the approaching convention, and that he will also appoint a strong delega tion to represent that State. The response of Governor Geary, of Pennsylvania, would seem to be not in favor of reinovaj until the national debt is paid. No dele gation from that State will be appointed. A Distinoeisiihd Visitor.—'^ ir Henry Holland, the celebrated English physician is expected to arrive at New York to-day,' Iront England. He is engaged to take à trip to Miqiiesota some time during the autumn, with cx-Attorney General Evarts. * ir Henry is nearly eighty-one years of age, but retains his health and vi«*or to a remarkable degree. He was physician to Queen Caroline, and otto of the important Witnesses for her in her triql before tho »louse of Peers for adultery in 1820 He was appointed physician in ordinary tq the late Prince Albert in 1840, physician in ordinary to tl»e Qqoen in 1852, and was made a baronet l n 1853. a the of the the de The investigation at New York of the recept Custom House frauds by commis sioner Osborne has resulted in the conimit ntent of General Eagan, in default qf $5,' 000 bail, to wait the action of the Grand Jury, and the discharge of Spear In the National Temperance Convention at Chicago yesterday, a platform was read providing for the formation of a National Temperance Party to suppress the traffic in intoxicating drinks. A portion of the platform was adopted. r ' f 1 A , ^'"Roti'ig of parties interested in the lumber business was held at Williamsport, la on Wednesday, a„d it was decide j tut but oue half t!|e usual stock of logs be manufactured op the West B:-aueh of the Susquehanna fur next year. » Conoly, late of Baltimore, and but reeentiy married, while visiting a flou ' m " ,n N .' ,rf ! ,lk ' Va. Wednesday evening, was caught in the machinery of tbe mill and crushed to death. l J !' a »b ri "" ri1 crew a, '° *° be received by tlie different boat clubs of New York lit grand style, up,. L ; !i, ir return from England, They left the latt.p eouptr, lhqrsday for America. ' at A M has Y re his the