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Advertisements not having the number of insert ons marked on them, will be continued until ordered out and charged accordingly. All communications, post paid vill be prompt ly and strictly attended to. -MISCELLANEOUS. From the U. S. Saturday Post. THE WATER CURE. In Colburn's New M onthly lagazine for September, is a curious article from the pen of Buiwer; the novelist. The sub ject is the Water Cure. 'Our readers will recollect that, about two years ago, a par agraph appeared in the papers stating that this author's health was completely bro ken down. The article in Colburn con firms this rumor. It appears that for six teen years, owing to the combined effect of a weak constitution and constant men tal labor, the health of Bulwer was in a very precarious condition, until finally it completely gave way, and he became so much of a valetudinarian. as to render lire no longer an object. His own state ment is that existence became a durden. In vain he tried physician after physician -travelled abroad, or sought relief by ab stemiousness:-his nerves were shattered, his spirits gone, and his whole constitution deranged. Under such circumstances- he was in duced to try .hydropathy, or as-it is called reinipopular: e. the. blisf er i'astate of reckless desperation, ready to "kill or cure." - The result was. the entire renova tion of his health after a few months, du ring which he followed this method only at intervals. He is in consequence a con vert to the theory of Preissnitz, and has written this articlo in the first burst of proselytism. We gather many curious facts from it. The chief remedy of the System is what is called the wet sheet. 'his consists in saturating the sheet with water and after wards vringing it out; the patient then, being enveloped with the sheet, is wrap ped up hastily in blankets and placed be tween two feather beds. Such treatment would seem, at first sight, to be painful in the extreme. But it is not so. Instead of being chilled by this process, the inva lid in pervaded with a.delightful glow and soon sinks -into a refreshing sleep. Ou awaking he is plunged in a bath, rubbed dry and clothed. To tbis mode of treat ment we must add plentiful, but ordinary food, daily exercise, and an adherence to cold water beverage. Some patieuts are 4reated to the plunging bath; but this is less frequently resorted to and is more violent than the sheet. Bul%%er says, that in all acute disorders, hydropathy is an instant and certain cure ; and that, in chronic affections, the restoration to health though mere difficult, is nearly as certain. He disavows the popular notion, that it is a violent and dangerous method, tho' he himself entertained this idea when tie first resorted to the Water Cure. He .gives it as his opinion that a course under bydropaihy is neither more unpleasant. tier more perilous than a course of medi cines under regular physicians. For the first few weeks the novelist de clares his sensations to have been of the most delightful character H e felt a newv life wvithin him. The buoyant spirit of boyhood returned. Hie wvalked with a free, elastic step, such as he had not known for years. But'after a time these exulting sensations passed away. liss spirit flag ged, his nervousness-returned, he becanie peevish and fretful. It wvas at this period he thinks, that the change in his constitu ion, which has occurred, took place. From this time he emerged a new man. And* now the enjoynient of his present health, compared with that of former days;-:o use his own simile-is like be ing, suddenly raised from poverty to afflu ence. Bulwericantends that the wet sheet is, by no meass a new discovery in medi cine. It isibut the mud- bath of the old Germans, or the gbnile 'vapor bath of '.he Romans. The early patriarchs used the same remiedy when they caused an inva lid to be wrapped in tbe skin of a sheep just slain.. Nor is there any danger in its use. On the contrary, in all cases of rheumatism, in the early stages of con sumption, and in fevers of every charac ter, the novelist declares his belief its ef ficacy, a belief drawn from personal ob servation inaggrest variety of cases - The paper issaltogether a curious one. it is a remnarkablesfact that one of the prominent 'literary men of this country, also, is a convert to hydropathy-we mean -the poet Longfellow, who is now at Brat~ tieboro, Vt., where there is an institution devoted to this system. The Water Cure general rule, however, its proselytes, so far, are among people of a speculative or imaginative, cast. That many persons who have followed its precepts have been materially benefitted, cannot be gainsay ed, but whether it has the mirac'ulous ef ficacy that its friends assert, is still a ques tion admitting of much doubt. For our selves, we do not feel competent to decide such a matter. Homepathy, hydropathy, and allopathy tre alike foreign to our vo cation; let the one rise or the other fall, the editor's equanimity will be undisturb ed; as Sancho Panza profoundly re marks, "we neither lose not win, and so our name be but in print, and go about the world from hand to hand, we care not a fig, let people say of them whatever they list." Camden Rail Road.-We are happy to hear that the prospect are very encour aging for filling up the subscriptions to the Camden Rail Road. There is no doubt of the complet ion of the Road, so necessa ry for perfecting that scheme of internal improvement, by Rail Road communica tion, of which the Camden Road is a ne cessary part, We hope that no local jea lousies will interpose to prevent that as sociation of capital and enterprise so desi rable for this public %ork.-Evening Post, Further Antartic Discoveries.-It is said that further aiscoveries have been made in the Southern polar regions by the barque Pagoda. under the command of Lieut. Moor of the British Navy. This vessel was hired by the British government for this expedition, and for the purpose of completing the series of magnetic obser vations left unfinished by the ships Terror and Erebus. She retured to Simond's Bay, after an absence of 140 days, having proceeded farther South than any vessel which has preceded her having accom plished the special object of the voyage, and having brought home many species of birds and fishes niot before known. She found the Aurora so brilliant, that small print was distinctly legible by the light of it. This vessel was at times surrouned by icebergs higher than the mast head. Not a. casuality occurred, nor was a man 9 n the voyge. . Smuggling Goods into Mexico.-The Mexican correspondent of the London Times declares, that -by making the Rio Grande the boundary between the United states and Mexico, the whole North of Mexico will be in the hands of American Smugglers. The New-Orleans Bulletin received about thie same time, with the paier containing this letter to the Times, has some speculations on the same sub ject. It predicts that American goods will be smuggled into Mexico to such an extent as entirely to break up the monop oly it says Great Britain now enjoys of the trade of that country, A few years since the Mexican silver was imported largely into New Orleans, now it printci pally goes to England in the British steamers. This will be reformed, it ex pects, through the smugglers. But the Bulletin bases its anticipations upon these facts: the extravagance ol the Mexican Tariff on imports, the proneness of the Mexicans to smuggling across the Rio Grande, which it says cannot be preven ted by an army of 50.000 men stationed on that stream. New Road to the Weet.-The Mont gomery (Al.) papers mention that the route through to that place, from Atlanta, the terminus of the Georgia Rail Road, through La Grange. West Point to Che haw, will bring passengers to that place twelve htours in advance of the regular mail, with only .136 miles of staging. Propositions are now being made to catrry the great mail over this route, ansd it is asserted that the mail can be delivered in Mobile 24 hours in advance of last wintter time. The river at Montgomery is a: such a height saito relieve any apprehen sion ef detention to travellers.- Charleston Courier. Santfee Canal. -We are gratificil to learn that this Canal, having lately un dergone thiorough repair, is nowv itt line boating order. The recent resoluti-on to exempt from'return toll all boats bi-inging down the products of thea forest and re turning empty, offers a strong induce mnent for an abunidant supply, of lumber and fire wood through that channel. Courier. The Poison Spreading-One hun dred and seventy Unitarian Ministers of Rhode Island and Massachusetts have published their jtrotest against American slavery. These meddlesome gentlemen, wvho seem to think that of the twro races, the black is nearer their hearts, being cotmpelled in the course of their protest to touch upon the argument that slavery was permitted under the Old Testatmentt dis pensation, evade it by the blaispliemous assertion, that during "ihis time of igno rance God winked at it." God, the fountain of all goodness, winking at crime! Truly it is becoming that those who seek to excite a servile war, should bolster-op their unhaltowed designis by blasphemous attacks opon the purity of the Most High. - Eve.ningt Post. According to a recentlypublished wyork .the number. of' serfs. or white slaves, in Russia is forty-thsree,millions. The Em peror himself-,is void to b6 the owner of twedty';hisontillious. - MR. CALHOUN-THE SENATE. The organ of' the Administration at Washington is striking boldly for a reduc Lion of the tariff to the revenue standard and for a faitfuli execution of the resolu tions of the Baltimore Convention. We iwould cheer the Administration in this great labor. It is to be deplored that Mr. Calhoun is absent from the field of his fame whilst this high duty of redeeming patriatism is in progress. The ablest de fender of the principle of equal taxation, should be the warder in his post. "The slothful man saith there ts a lion without; I shall be slain in the streets." But no tions of this kind cannot inflence such a man as Calhoun. Selfish considerations wili not be ascribed to him for his return to the Senate ;. and, if ascribed, will not be cerdited. His love (if duty is too pure to be defiled by unworthy suspicions; and be too firm to regard them. His Virginia friends look to him in this struggle. --au to the sword of the Lord and of Gideon." If ever there was a period in the history of our Government which called for the bold and vigorous efforts of the patriot and statesman, that period is now. i1 there are those who, knowing the work to be done, yet stand back, when their own aid is inust essential to its accomplish ment, it is because they modestly ascribe to others the same capacity to be useful which they possess themselvis. But of this capacity the coutry has the best right to judge. and in every quarter thie people must choose their own servants, We have lately seen, with regret, the distin guished individual above referred to, qui etly go into the shades of retirement wihile the sun of bib fame yet in its meridian while every was yet turned upon him, and looking for more of the fruits of his matured judgment and long political ex perience. - With the enlightened views of the statesman and philo.ipher-wath the energies of his mighty intellect unimpair and all the physical vigor and elasticity which a good constitution and a life of the strictest temperance and most regular habits have secured to him, and in all probability will secure to him for years to come, we could not expect him to turn a deaf ear to a summons from his own Sta w d1 conded by the voice of the whole South, South Carolina cannot look more anxiously to Mr. Calhoun's return to the United States Senate than Virginia herself. Let hitn not remain away from the theatre of nis usefulness.- We do not mean to say that he would not be equally useful and dis tinguished in a higher place, if any higher there can be, for there too his great abili ties and devoted patriotism would find their appropriate sphere, and should the Democratic party run up his name at their niast-head, Virginia will give it her cordi al support. Mr. Calhoun has done much -.for his country- His public career has been as useful as it has been brilliant. But some thing more remains for him to do. Let him come to the Senate, and again stretch out his strong arm fbr the reduction of the tariff to the revenue standard. The pow - erful defender of Southern, rights should tbe at his post when danger threatens hen his aid is required and the good of his country calls him, Under such cir cumsiaaces he has never hesitated. The grateful praises of his countrymen will at least be his reward. But such a man al wayb finds a reward in the cobsciousness of the good he has done. If South Caro lina calls on him to go to the Senate, we hope lie will hearken to er call. It may tie at some sacrifice to his comfort gd ais pecuniary interests, but such a sacrifice he makes ini the service of his country wittaont a nmrmur. We would rejoice at Mr. Calhoun's election to the Senate, andtwould hail the event as higthly pro p itious to the best itnterests of the Repub lic.-Wiarrenton Flag. A bald eagle Ilew on board the U. S. shipi Johnii Adamas. at sea, much: fatigued. As poiultry die rapidly at sea, lie feared w~ell not being e-atable, and became very tame, walking around froma mress to tacess, gettin~g a crumb here and a drink there. He is now considered onie of the crewv, and attends to the furling of the royals. He never left the ship unti the Princeton anchored at rensacola, when he alighted on her cross jack yard took a searching glance; saw all was right, as far~ as Uncle Sam was 'concerned, and returned to his own ship. 'The singular part of this oc currence is that three foreign men of war are at anchor near the John Adams, and this republican bird will not visit either of them. *At the M~assacehusetts Temrperitice Con yen ion at Worcester. John Hawkins, a Temperance Lecturer, said: "'If there was a man in the world who needed encouragement and support, it 'vas of all others, the reformed inebriate. He -said he was blessed with an iron' constitu tion, and his temperament was such that he had sometimes-shuddered until his bead grew dizzy, at the thought 'that sosne sud den and unforeseen tempation might beset hima, and cause him again to 'reel and slogger lake a drunkien niann" He had felt,-and-'the reformed inobirate always feels; that he needed props and ?uppters all around him. A 'kitd ord waq better to ham titan gold--at stren:gthed him in vartue. He could imagine- how easy it was for a man of Gough's temiperainent to fall a way, lint, said be, weorhboathou sand times falleni I would "a thoitsid times nick himnn.p nd tol ham he.a still a man; biddi im go on in God's Extract d received by a Mer i cantilc" is Town- dated, MEMPHs i ) Sept. 26, 1845. "The Corn , '" ood. and the gene ral opiuin her I at the article will not i bring over ces er bushel at New Orleans. when liew crop begi..s to come freelytomrJ'et."--Republican. Portable e saw yesterday, says tte U.-S. e, in oporation a new and Portable Mtii ich while it occupied but a trtfling sp formed almost as much woik as a -ito three or four burr Stunef. Its out formn is cuntical, with a sugar loaf sh -Stone ievulving in it Both the irev and the inside of itfe cone, are I witn French Burr stone, jointed togI eron the principle of arch. A screw ai.ibe end of the axis of the revolving stoA,. enables the person having the maci in charge, to make it grind fine or coarse With one horse power it will grind. fourito five bushels of wheat per hour, iuid the stones can be sharpened withunn(difficulty. Injluence of the Moon on Trees.-An in telligent gentleman engaged for nearly thirty years in cdting timber in Demarara and who has a Xtenbive observations, upon trees, s6 t the moon's influence on trees a very 1at; so observable is this, that if a tree be cimdoswn at full moon, it will immediately "plit, as if torn assunder by groat external "'frce. Trees are also attacked much ner by the rot than if allowed to iemai .d another period of the moons age, Tbile intended, therefore, to be a, plied to durable purposes are cut only during the fist and last quarters of the moon; for the sap rises to the top of the trees at--fallb oon, and falls in pro portion to the min's decrease. Test very useful invention has j to pre'.ent paper from being teipere ith by chemical agents, or acted on by s kfip Instrument or rub ber for the purpo f erasing any writing, and thus to ~ .ntirely the man chemical ag .the shoot will be 30 change as to a er conspicionsly its ap pearance, and the white or pale colored sheet, will be imbued with a stain or color and it will be impossile to make the pa per will show it, and the paper cannot be restored. We need not add that this will prove Lighly important to banks and other companies.-IN. Y Moring Neivs. Tie River and W*eather.-In the latter part of last neek we had heavy rains, which caused a very considerable rise in the river, and on Friday evening and Sa turday morning, to a real freshet, fortu nately, however, this was not the case, and no damage was done here by the wa ter ; we reirret to learn. however, thai our river planters, and those upon its tributa ry streams, have not escaped so well, and that taeir loss has been heavy, in Corn, Peas, and Pumpkins. On Sunday morn ing the weather became clear, -. ith a cold north west wind, and for the three morn inag's past, w;e have had a slight white frost. not enough, however, to destroy vegetaiion. We have now fine weather, and a good boating river.-Hamburg Re publican. A New York letter, published in: the Washington Union, mentions a rumor, said to have been received through a high ly respectable channel, that the territories of California are about to establish an in dependent repuhlic, in wvhich they are to be supported by England and oilher Gov ernments. The editor of the Union says he is tnot advised that our Governaient has received any information to confirm or contradict this rumor. Alpplea-mmense Orchard.:Mr. Rob er,. Livitngston Pell, of Pellham, Ullster county, N. Y., has an orchard of New town Pippins, comprising twenty thou sand flourishinag trees. from which ho has been enabled. to gather and pack, this year, nearfy roar thousand barrels; all of which are preparing for shipment to En rope. Cuba, China, and other distant countries. They are sold in New York, by his commrission) merchant, at sir do[i lars per bhl., as fast as they arrive the boats from the farms. Great Pork Market-Thbere havelbeen exported from St. Louis since the fli'st of Jatnary last, -twelve million pounads of pork anid, bacon. Ihast winter 18,000 hogs were sliughtered there-an increase of several thousand over the preceding season. One establishment alone Cut up, of this number, 10.000 hogs. Composlt for Whea.-For every acre of clnyey ground which you intend to put in wheat, prepare enough compost, as followvs, to allow a dressing of ten double horse cart loads, say of 40 bushels each. Take 10 loads of loam from the woods, or tbe same goantityof rich mould, or well rotted tranure, I bushel of salt, 10 bushels of ebarcoal, 1 bushel of plaster, .0 bushels of. ground'bones, add 10 bush els of ashes. Let these be well incorpo rated together; after letting the whole re main afew days, turn over the mass, and, as naxfid toget her.add twenty igallons of uirine to each ten loads;- taking care to spriil lplaster over it as the operation is beioig performed. Atoinpost thus form et-, will cnmprtan all Lbe~ cnnatitunatiefn. mets which the wheat needs, either for the.formatiodrof the straw or berry, and will prove to be the means of greatly in creasibg the quantity and quality of the product of the latter. while it will also tend to maintain fertility in the soil for several years, and thus augment the yield of subsequent crops, whether they ie grass or grain. The above would be an admirable mixture also for a corn crop. (LAmerican Farmer. - FLORIDA. An intelligent citizen of Georgia. who has been examining the Southern portion of Florida, gives t-e. followihg. raphic picture of it. ip a letter written at l'ampa Bay on the 22d of July last.-Constitu tion. "The productions of this peninsula are by far the most valuable in the United Slates, not excepting Louisianna nor the New State of Texas. Its main staple will be 'agar, Sea Island cotton. Cuba tobacco, and oranges; and in all these, 'here is no other State in the Union that :an compete with it. The best lands Field (owing to the tropical character of :he chmate) at least twice as much sugar :o the acre as the best lands in Louisiana. la Louisiana one thousand pounds to the icre is a good average crop; in East Florida the average crop is two thousand ive hundred pounds, and as much as four housand pounds have been produced on ma acre! Sea Island cotton of the best guality grows in every portion of the pe iinsula, and the tobacco and oranges of Bast Florida have already become cele )rated for their superiority. Besides these nain staples, numerous other tropical pro.' luctions flourish here, which it would be edious to mention. " The ranges for cattle und hogs in this ieninsula are inexhaustable, and the whole :ountrv is already :beginning to swarm .ith both. Cows, I am informed, pro luce a calf here every year, and never 'Gqnire-to be red or housed winter or sum ner. The woods everywhere abound in leer and turkeys, and other game, and here is not probably in the world such a :ountry for fish Every lake, river, and :reek n thejiteiior, and the whole coast, _97 'with the fiIaest ish, andthlier'iscarcely, a point on the whole coast where the finest oysters and urtle cannot be found. Turtle is, indeed, ivithin reach every where; on the coast. he green turtle is inexhaustible, and the akes in the interior abound in soft shell urtle which is still more delicious. To ;ive you some idea of the abundance of ish in the waters of Florida, I shall state a fact which occurred here yesterday; fleven men were sent in a boat from this post to haul a seine at an island three niles distant. They brought home, after tbout fout hours' absence, 1,500 weight )f red f'sh and cavallos, (fish of the most iuperior quality) after having thrown out if the seine more than five times that luantity of sheep head, drum, and other Mxcellent fish, ivhich they had not the neans of transporting. This, although a fish story," is nevertheless true, and not u the least exagerated. - East Florida is well supplied with rood water, as might be icferred by ref -rence to its map, which present a regular listribution of numerous rivers and creeks. rhere is no new country in the Uuited States in which the roads.areso~godd and to numerous as ic East Florida. This is awing to the level character of the coun ry, the porous nature of the soil-and the mxtensive opetations of the..army. The teographical position of Florida, and the acilities of transporing its produce to all he best markets, are superior to those of ny other State in the Union. The most listaut point in the peninsula from navi ;ation (either by steamboat or keelboat) s nmot 40 tiles; and its proximity to the West Indies;' as well as to the best mar tets in the United States, gives it many dvantages." SFOREIGN NEWS. New York. Oct. J0. OVEbLAND MA'iL FROM THE PACIFIc. We have very late and interesting in elligence from the Pacific, conveyed >verland through Mexico, andI received aere yesterday by the brig Petersburgh, Daptain Shipley, from vera Cruz. Sandwoidh fslands.-T he o peni~g of t he Sandwich Island Parliament was model ed after the English forms, with the usual ~eremonies-a throne, seats for the minis ers of state, foreign consnis, nobles, rep -esentatives, clergy, commanders of ves tels of war, &c., &c., the Kitng, being iressed in a new millitary suit, and the aneen in a figured straw colered silk Iress, bonnet of the same color, with white >strich feathers. The fort announced his najesty's entrance into the Legislative lfall 'by a national salute-21 guns. The 'reiga vessels of war responded wvith the ame nutnber of guns; When their ma esties had ascended the throne, the' Rev. VWr. Richards, American missionary, ad Iressed the Throtne of Grace, whieh-bei6fg inished, the King ordered his assembly to ine seated and then read his speeet.I Wobleu and Representatives of the people: 'We have called you together to delihe-, -ate on mauters connected'witlh the good f our kingdom. In the exercise. of ourj )rerogatives, we have appointed ~Gert [. Judd, Esg., to be our2Minister for the interior Affaits fotir ktngdom, Robert 3. Wyllie Esqt-o be our Mtnmster for B'oreign Relaid'd~ add~oa itmiord Esq., no be our~ lawndine tn nll matersm rean. ting to the administration of justice. Wei have ordered our .Ministers to lav beford ', you reports of theii- several depar'tments -'9 The Ind opendeuce of our Kingdom ha. > been most explicitly recognized by the United States, Great Britain,. France ad Belgium. From'each of these powers we have received the niost friendly assuran ces. It is our wish to cultivate the relations of peace and friendship with all nations and to treat the subjects of all with equal justice. We consider it the first of our dtiest protect Religion, and promote goad r als and general education. It will there fore be your duty to consider by whati means these blessings enu lie best prorro- -.. ed and extended among the people of these Islands, and also aniong the foreign ers resident in our dominions. "We are well aware that the Word of God is the corner stone of our kingdom.' Through -its influence we have been introduced into - the family of'the independent nations of the earth. It shall therefore be our con stant endeavor to govern -our subjects in - the fear of the Lord; to temper justice with mercy in the punishment of crime, and to reward industry and virtue. The Almighty Ruler of nations hai dealt kindly with us in our tioubles, in restoring our kingdom, together with special gur antees for existence as an independen nation May He also aid you- in yii deliberations, and may He grant his spo cial protection to us, to you and our peo ple. OREGON. There are two packets now ronn between Oregon City and Honolulis;the" '- - American. biig Chenatnus, Capt Sylves-.-,'-" er, and' the Hudson Bay Companies barque Cowlits, Captain- Heath. Tho Cheunmus arrived at Honolula -on ie 25 of May after a twenty-eight days pa sage. Cargo: 460 bhils. flour, -5 bbls.-. - wheat, 45 bbls. and 15 boxes salmon, 37 200 feet of lumber, 137,000 sbingles, spars and one American mare. Thei'. Cowlitz sailed for Oregon dd. the.15th A May, with English and American- manu factures; tea. sugar, coffee, ani other pro ductions from the Islands, India and Chi na. h The voyagre between the two place averages, 25 to 30'days. The Polynesia, newspaper ldvertises salted provisions, barley, oatF, peas, beans, butter, &c. &c from Oregon. -The shingle trade is very ? brisk, an evidence that the Yanlees are at work on the banks of the Columbian. . CALIFORNIA. Our correspondent writes from Mon terey, 31st July, "We have had nothing of interest. since my last. The natives continue to enjoy themselves under-their own administration, and when the new" governor arrives from Mexico, they say they will charter a vessel to take him and his suit back again. The produce of the country begins to come here in large qnanmiies, and tho %vwhale ships find it a favorable market for obtaining supplies. The season has been highly favorable; the crops abundant. You will by' the Sandwich Islands papers that Kamaham aba and his consort have convened their first Legislature with a royal speech, amid salvos of artillery in honor of His or Her Majesty, and other regal ceremonies inei dent to a constitutional monarchy. This is the first instance of the Clind on the great Pacific Ocean. It bears the new and' itmportant suggestions to the friends pro gress. and is not without a moral. "West ward the star if empire takes its course. - The fertile plains of Oregon and Califor nia are resounding with the busy:hum of- - industry; and all around us are the germs of empire, prosperity and wenlh. Those who would reap a harvest should ~cOtne out early-come out young-secure' ther lands, and in ten years they wvill have for tunes."----. . - From Vera Cruz.-By the bri Peters ~. burg, Capt. Shaphey, arrived yesteredy---; morning, we learn that money is soared af and business very dull at Vera Crus. No imp~ortations on account of new. Taitff daily expected.. The weather ras ex tremely hot, sultry and rainy, and sick ness had greatly abatede There hetbeest. a .horrible murder commnitted at >Ver4 Cruz a few days previous to the P's sail- - inag, on the person of an old Italin.amid his wife, at their owp hobsd in.ooi of-the most puplic thoroughfares itii Vera Griiz; ~ the deed was committed under very ag-- -- - gravated cizeumstances in broad day light- .~ - The war fever had rather cahaed dow, - - although the Maicans had a large forco of somne 10 or 1200 tmen ready to -match on Trexas, as soon as means cotilda raised. The troops appear..to -be -witllid& to march if the rattonsand clothing are ~ furnished.-Cour. 8j Eng. ---- A cheap and durable cemen~t--fbr cov -C eritng wood buildings, fenbes,.&e.:-rasbeen'~ made by mixing two parts of sifted- wood' ashes, one of fine sand and. three-ofi ca These are mnixed with obil -and -appllied io the surface, after whicitii~l -retit the mecremency othe. weather as well- as marble. ---- - Never Read to an .Editor.-N~ever rea~~ an article aloud for the-edification of an editor, especially from one of his own ex.? ch~nges, for, ten chianges to on )3.hs read tt before you, and if st tion as adectded bore. By rubbing- red hiron of a sheep, it will j ced Vtbstg ble and shini blacke varns vil trQ s.