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CURIl,E4it»f^ •UfcLlNGTON: S For President, iJAMES K. POLK, OF Tr.NNFSSrr. ror Vice President, GEORGE M. DALLAS s:" or FESSSVLVANIA. HONIT Clay's pro|M»sii«n to drive the Settlers from off the Pub lic I,aitds. Exhmet fnm the Joumnl, 1837-6, jMgt 1»1. •'ON motion of MR. CLA^^)f Kentucky, .to amend ttfe BHI by adding thereto the follow- VA.KU*||lih*r The amehdment wai rejected—yeas 21, nays M—Mr. Cl.iy of course voting for it. At. Cl*J'i Opinion ol Frontier i V •'Were Mr. CLAY rosli and «aid that he would ay on tlie th«s Honorable Senator from Intliana. repeat what he did say on tlie ocfasioa rfferred t* t»V th«s Honorable Senator from Intliana. LPH« did say that the SQUATTERS on the public .lands were a LAWLESS RA BRLR that thevmipht as well SEIZE UPON OUR FORTS. ARSENALS, OR ON TtlE PUBLIC TREASURE, as to rush out and «ei/.e on tl e ffcibiic lands.-—Xational Intelligencer. Dallas aud tlie u. 8. Bank. The dem«»cratic candidate for the Vice Presidency, the whigs seem all Ht once to have di*co\ered, is not entirely the ob scure individual they at first represented l&n to be. They have turned to the re &rds of Congress, and find that in 1832 nf a member of the United Suites Senate* lie voted lor the re-charter of the U. S. Rank and tliey now make the notable dis covery that be was a "most prominent" sup jwtfter of tliat institution. Mr. Dallas, it is true, did vole for the re-charter of the U. S. Barfk, both before and after the veto by Gen. ckson but it is equally true that he did so in compliance with instructions, and at the time would not have been sustained by tlie popular sen timent of his State in pursuing any other course. The Bank being located in the great commercial emporium of the State, Pennsylvania, up to the lime of the veto, ap|d before the frauds and corruptions the institution had b.een fully made pub Uo, was in favor of its *-e-cliarter and Mr. Dallas, in common with the majority df his fellow citizens, probably partook of this feeling, when, in company with his t|wn colleague, the present Secretary of War, Mr. W ILKINS, he voted against the extinction of the Bank. The exposures, however, which soon followed the veto, and the sluuneless course of tin: Bank in bokUy entering Uie poll ical arena with tlie aft)wed object of defeating the re-election k Cen. Jackson, for that purpose lavishly iit4ng its wealth, at once made apparent the dangers of the institution and tlie dishon esty of those who had the management of it| and a complete revolution in public s n timent was the consequence—a revolution, the extent of which is seen in the fact, timt Gen. Jackson was sustained by the ]eople of Pennsylvania by 25,000 tm joritj. Mr Bulks was one of the first to abandon «nd denounce the Bank after it became evident that it had bccome a mere political ma chine, and aspired to control the popular eievtions and from that period down to the present time he has been, as all ac quainted with his liistory well know, one of the most ardent opponents of a national Bank in tlie United States. In proof of this we need only refer to a letter .of his written to a democratic committee of Brad ford county, Pa., diited June 7, 1835, an dttract from which, in allusion to the bill egfeeitfiing the charter, we append: j^'The hill passed both houses of Con gK**, but met from tlie Roman tribune WJK» Ailed the Executive office, in whose elevation I had taken an active part, and foam the great current of whose policy artd spirit the Democracy of America expected the wonders of renovation and reform he has since acliieved, a signal and over pheliaing «fo." Prom the moment of the veto, the en- •be V«ion bMam. the mark of iu eontume-!20 sr ., «i depreciated or controlled, the country rev manly, VIGOROUS AND TRIUMPH- ANT I FWALLV PROSTRATED." to occur while yet enough of primitive mained to secure its issue: at a lime when the watc.i tower wa8 defeated and unavailing." ena^tfnl. That all! "W*1 °f tflut if, as the whig papers intimate, the Mr* wh° sKttlemcntA, on t|w frolic lands suime juent to Bank man of twelve years standing, proves tk« mbef 1837, shall be, and the t-ume are alriitlv pmhibiteil ami the President (••tall ba and hfereby is autliorisrd and RE QUIRED to cdfae all persons who niay settle on public lanl.« subsequent to the date aforesaid t« be removed therefrom." Bank, and the latter against it. Dubuque Harbor. We are glad to learn that Congress has at length been prevailed upo* to do some thing towards improving the harbor aCthe town of Dubuque, by appropriating $7, 500 to that object. In seasons of low wa ter boats cannot approach to within several hundreds yards of the landing, and the con sequence of course is that great inconven ience accrues to tlie business portion of the community. The amount appropriated may not be sufficient to complete the work, but a great object has been gained in inducing the government to make a commencement. Appropriations to Roads. Among the several acts passed at the late session of Congress is one making an appropriation of $15,000 to certain roads in Iowa. $5000 of this sum, we learn, are to be expended on the Agency road, and $10,(XX) on the military road leading from Dubuque to the northern boundary line of the State of Missouri. This latter road, we believe, is already finished from Dubuque to Iowa City. ttelehratton. The 4 tli Inst was celebrated at this place by the Sunday school scholars. T. F. GOODHUE, Es,. delivered an address which we hear well spoken of. The day was also appropriately celebra ted by our German fellow citizen., at arm a lady. raged board, heretofore discreet and plau- "T. I-ist of Delegates. sible tore off the mask, str.pped itself- 000 TOy T™ ly and tl.rnsl,. Tw„ ineet-'£«»•• H«n. SIL.. W.IOHT and Hon. u. arrngaut and inflammatory, were issued. I^islalion was to be "overawed, the LN ve?tufC to •ttilgl® ia pMnKt,and snail, covertly or ducinc- Hi—» u mm County Conr boldlv, formally or.infrirmally, g*&er, ex asperate sHeni partylbr the attainment of Its ends, in my estimation, ah im- ships to the democratic county convention, will perative^ obligation upon those who demre assemble to-day, for the purpose of discharging \TURDAY, JULY 6, 1844.'characterise our social and political sys- confidence that they will come together fully Kn(\"we fee| We'u placed. ^na"J^ JJ^! By the action of the fate Lejislatnre the del- an,j a ®nti" inconsistency on the part of the democracy, how is it with our ppponents, who, profes sing to be in favor of a national Bank, four years ago nominated and elected to the second office within the gift of the peo ple Mr. TVLER, who was, at the time of his nomination, and ever had been, the de termined opponent of such an institution? IH there no inconsistency involved in this? Nay, how can they now support Mr. Clay himself, if change of opinion on the Bank question be such an objection with them? That gentleman, they will not deny, was at one time the opp nent of.a Bank, de nounced such an institution as dangerous, and denied the authority under the consti tution to charter it. The difference be tween Mr. Clay and Mr. Dallas is, that the former has changed in fevor of the Southern Boundary Line* We publish, on our first page, an act passed at the recent session of Congress, for the adjustment of the dispute between Missouri and this Territory on the subject of boundary. The bill provides for the survey of the line by commissioners, and designates the mode of their appointment. The assent of the Council being necessary to the nomination of tlie commissioner on the part of Iowa, the law—supposing, what seems to be probable, that no election will be lield for members of the Legislature until a year from next Angust—cannot be complied with on our part for some eighteen months. About that time our constitution will be before Congress for ratification, and the question of boundary will then present itself in a shape which will not admit of further delay. Ute r°m idly of all disguiKe, and tin er the flitnsv Another great ratification meeting was *i ,. Ptirf orbei^fi™, sssaiM, „tocd at I held by the dc„,.«r,cv of New York on co"Putedto ings were convened to exasperate party., B. F. BITTLEB, of New York, and Hon.' .. Sim„b.ie« ,n£°*",€ luve Wfeiing. says: JU^islaiion ettixeus intimidated, the elective franchise ^'fn)»*d as if New York was about Morgan Evans 'J S Schramm* Henn'' uS™"':."1!'.",' '.I'™" forth to ?e rf W".13!!0... lion. the several town- The delegates appointed tAj perpetuate the Virtue and freedom which the duties entrusted to tl*tn. We have every abandoning U.e "THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA and animated by a common desire so to discharge .and thousands, and declaring for the dem-1 •Providence, among I elusion is .t f.om »o— or Ik. .jJ eilul dispensations, ordained this atruggle published in .noth., column, ^gs(jy more importarrfone it ia—will de- vjlve upon them, flr designating tight persons to be supported by the democracy as candidates lot the Convention. In the selection of candidates for this high post* the delegates owe it to them selves and their party to exercise the greatest care and judgment. Discarding all vulgar pre judices, narrow vitfws,- and seetiftnal feelings* they should seek for the men deemed to be most competent, most reliable* and most likely to unite the entire vote of the democracy of the county. We have not, it is tfue, ih our Terri tory, that experience which it is customary in older commanit.es to call into requisition upon occasions like the present but we have .imont us that which w e conceive to be of infinitely more jnoment—men of clear head sound judg ment, practical knowledge, and tried integrity Let the convention to-day give us a ticket com posed ofme.iof this class—men who, too, in addition, can be relied on in all emergencies to oppose the introduction of any anti-democratic feature into the constitution—and the democracy of Des Moines, at the proper time, will be found presenting au undivided front in its support. Latest Run or. A gentleman fiom St. Louis inform us that it is rumored and believed in that city that VES PASIAN ELLI?, Esq., editor of the Old School Democrat, has been tendered the appointment of Governor of Iowa. According to our jnforinant there was ^yme doubt whether he wouu' accept so inferior an office, and one with so small fl sal ary. A Charge d'Aflaireship, with au outfit of $4 ,500 and a salary of a similar amount, would, it is thought, be more palateable to Mr. E. New Governors for Wisconsin and Florida. Senator TALLMAR^E, of New York, has been appointed Governor of Wisconsin, riot J. D. DOTY, whose time evpires on the 13th Septem ber next and Hon JOHN BRANCH, of North Carolina, Governor of Florida, in the place of R. K. CALL. NO nomination was sent to the Sen ate for Iowa. Sew Secretary of tlie Treasury. One of the last Bets Of the Senate, previous to its adjournment, was 1o confirm the nomination of Hon. GF.OKGE M. BIBB, of Kentncky, as Secretary of the Treasury. Mr. Bibb has ac cepted, and is probably now at Washington. Nashville Convention* Wednesday the 24th July, has been designated as the time for the assembling of the great popu lar m%ss meeting at Nashville, Tenn. Prepara tions are already being made for the accommo dation of the thousands expected to be in attend ance. Dubuque County Democratic Ticket. The democigts of the Dubuque, Delaware and Clayton district^ have nominated a full ticket for the convention, as follows: Messrs. S. Hemp stead, E. Lanpcorthy, Mr. Crauford and Dr. O'Brien, of Dubuque county, Mr. Umstead, of Clayton, and Mr. Keeler, of Delaware. The ticket we are informed is an excellent one, and sure to be elected. Nominations iu Johnson touiily. Ex-Governor LUCAS, and HENRY FELKNER and DUNHAM, Esqis., are the regular (Temocratic nominees for the Convention in Jobnion coonty. The prospect-of their election Is good. ''The Hete»lnble Snb~T e a s u y i i A language generally used by the whig prints to characterize the act of Congress passed during Mr. Van Buren?s administration, which had for its ohject the separation of the government in the transaction of its monetary affairs from the business of banking. Will some of those who thus talk be good enough to tell us how much mouey was lost to the government during the two or three years the sub-treasury law was in force? And further, do they not know, that for all practical purposes, the sub-treasury sys tem is still in existence? We believe it is a fact which cannot be controverted, that not a dollar I,HE PEACE i «.ve,n„.„t th.t ,v,,en, ,,P the time of its repeal and the only security house of Mr. Bomberger, about two miles which now exists for the faithful ap lication of out of town. They marched out a"d re- the public funds by the receiving and disbursing turned in procession, preceded by a band 0f'cers's found in the penalties imposed for of music, each gentleman havinr on his emb"zlementin an *ew York. Utrf and with into tlie are,., of the 21»t ult., in Ca.ll. Garden. At lewt «h.ch meets to-d.y, pouiical strife. I he chief magistrate of n™. .... unrepealed clante of the in- dependent treasury act. We fop ,he 80 convenience e t, V Changes! Changes 0 far as we have been able to ascertain the same. Tlie proceedings of the several llp meeli we h,ve fouml our. .r,„iMu,.ddr,s.«.ih. •ow,ng" •». n.h.«.»' re,t lenrth- Bvrlington Tovn*hip.—J. H. Jennings, S. Bartruff, Wm. Lewis, F. Bercnt, I 3- oltaiMHiized This was a proems of re- Men gray-he: de I in the cause, the vigilant W. Wood's,"JohiTDwbVsHre,T1bori^lT, vol? lovey°and°«g?rd for me, by your obedience dtarter wtuch seemed to prostitute the *nd "*e young, and even beauty peeped C. Ladd, Thos. O'Niel. to the law—your peaceable conduct, and the to pOWrer* and to defeat the purposes of the from its bower to grace and dignify' Pleasant Grove Township. W. W. corporation. It involved pracii es and fhe assemblage. It was a time, au event McKennv, O. Jackson, John Wasson, R. pretensions utterly iri tconcUable with life of a Democrat, which can never Mickey, John Richey, Wm. Beams, John what were IMW Known to ute to have been le forgotten. Toseethetrue-hearted.no- Manley, Hugh Gardner O. P. Long the pure objects and democratic principles !»le Democracy of the city of NeW York L. Portlock. of its founders. It gave reality at once to rise up Uke a giant in its strength, to give Jl*gu*ta Township.—Geo. Pcpner, R. (he vivid pictures drawn in Congress, of tlie ambitious tendencies ard dangerous in- and determined response to the nomination Redding, W. P. Rowel, E. Ives 'A* fluencies of such moneyed agent. It of POLK and DALLAS. Forgetting Ilouton, J. Buford, W. Hepner, S. Hoo'ton! throw'too irresistibly back upon the pledgt *L which, as a republican Senator, I Lad o the Union its second, loud, long Lauderdale, C. Fisher, G. W. Crestie F. every difference, they came one* more to Un on Townshii o_ pronounce hostility to an insidious foe and Geo. Davidson, Jol a AP AA4 aajM —A Aa S DV«iSTiV/r u .. every vtanof the great Union infayor C. Slerth, Jacob Sexson, J. A. Ogle, C.1 .them-gratify and delight by A'wi W' Y®u»gHickory i were hNCOUNTERLD AND,las- ,son. B. Font*. Abnev .JWPROSTRATED." I S a a y o n hostility to mqr' iJ* Aether appropriation haa been Troutwine, H. Umphreys, Wm. Eads, SiI***"* yescnb^ made for continuing negotiations with the James Gore, Jolm Walker, Gordon Mc- Winnebago Iodiana, with tho view of in- Caully, Martin Walker, Wm. HiU, J. How- aA,.tk f-4? J* ifp s K W m-Minasiin., ve, ip.—Stephen Gearhart, and Dal- Snelson, S. S. Neally, J. Ripley, J. Lam-, The popular current, in all directions, is Mtting led lorce- assiirbd that the result will cy have the numbers, and feel that their,thin democracy and revolutionary energy re- prove our confidence not to have been only hope of success, consists in prevfenb ^orfect. He s"ou.« nave gneu «,«j against whiggery, and the lapse The intelligen time BUT SETYEFF TO ROLL IT ON WITH ACCELERA. lhe people are aoandpning tlie appreciating the res onsibilities of those duties, sinking sMpof fatalism by hundred!. mornlhg last, after our paper Wu distnbut- nict/ rvn a W/iV 11 Dt vv I Hi- n. ocratic nominees: Oiir opponents arfedis P® "s-!npon Texas was producing every where' ^""SecT RISK OP A NATIONAL BANK. eiple., now and all tuna to come. This coo- edtt, ect ondbut niy apps^nt, The Cleveland (Ohio) Plaindealer of the latest date, says: "We have the recantations of OVER OffE HUNDRED straightout Harrison whigs which we shall publish next week over their own signatures Stand from under." The Madison N. Y. Reflector, sayft the Hon. Abial Cookj heretofore a prominent and influential Whig of Norwich^ Chenan-* go county, is addressing large and enthusi astic meetings in that County in favor of James K. Polk for the Presidency Mf'i Cook has carried dismay and confusion in* to the Koon camp in Chenango* The saine paper says that Coi.- S. H. Wales the Whig standard bearer, at Balti* more in 1840, is now doing battle right manfully in the Democratic ranks, and de clares that the scenes of the last coon cam paign were both immoral and disgusting. The Spiingiield (111,) State Register, o* the 28th ult. has the following: "We learn, by a letter received from Kentucky, by one of the most respect.ible citizens of Springfield, that nearly 5,000 voters in a circle of three adjoining conn ties, have come out for Polk, Dallas, Tex as, and against church-burning Whiggery These voters all went for Harrison in 1840. xhry are generally Roman Catholics, we learju The ffcwark (N. J.) Morning Post, alluding to the number of changes every day recorded, say si "Yesterday, for instance, a list of SIX TEEN persons of this.' citv, was shown us with the names and residences attached, all of whom voted for General Harrison in 1840, who have now come out for Polk and Dallas. Since the above was in type, we have heard of two more changes in the Sol?th Ward." ARRIVAL OF THE ROYAL MAIL STEAMER ACADIA. of Sentence and Imprisonment O'Connell aud others. The Royal Mail Steamship Acadia, Captain Ryrie^ arrived at Boston on the 13th ult., at about 1 o'clock. She lieft Liverpool on the 4th inst., and brings us London and Liverpool pa pers to the morning of that day. Switzerland has been the scene of a short though somewhat sanguinary civil war. The subject of the annexation of Texas con tinued to be a prolific theme of discussion in the English pa ers. Some of them have Wasted a good deal of indignation upon it. THE 8TATE PROSECUTIONS—SEN TENCE UPON THE TRAVERSERS. The Court at Dublin was crowded on Friday to hear the decision of the Judges on the new trial motion, and in anticipation of sentence be ing passed on the repeal agitators. The tra versers having been called on, Mr. Justice Perrin read his judgment, which was that Mr. O'Connell and Father Tierney were entitled to a new trial, there being no evi dence Whatever against the latter. Mr. Justice Crampton decided that Father Tierney alone was entitled to a new trial, and that the verdict should stand as regarded all the others traversers. Mr. O'Connell and the other traversers have not only been sentenced, but are in prison, very much to the astonishment, alarm, and indigna tion of that numerous body in England, as well as in Ireland, who have pinned their political faith to the sleeve of the Liberator, or who look t\pon his proceedings, in reference to the repeal question, as calculated to assist their own views of removing the civil, political and religious in stitutions of the mother country. SENTENCE ON TRAVERSERS. Daniel O'Connell. To be imprisoned for tweke calendar months to pay a fine of £2000 and to enter into securities to keep the peace for seven years—himself in £5000, and two securi ties of £2500 each John O'Connell, John Gray, T. Steele, R. Bartlett C. G. Duffy, and T. M. Ray. To be imprisoned for nine calendar months', to pay a fine of £50, and to enter into securities to keep for 3even years—themselves respective ly in £1000 and two securities of £500 each. ADDRESS OF O'CONNELL TO THE PEO PLE OF IRELAND—PEACE AND QUIET. People of Ireland—Fellow Countrymen—Be loved Fellvw-Cvuutrymew:—The sentence is pass ed. But there is another appeal from that sen tence. The appeal lies to the House of Lords solemnly i ltdge myself to bring an appeal against that sentence, and I assure you there is evwry prospect that it will be received. Peace, then, and quiet. Let there not be one particle of riot, tumult or violence. This is the crisis in which it will be shown whether the people of Ireland will obey me or not. Any person who violates the law, or is guilty of any violence, insult, or injury to person or property, violates my command and shows himself an eneiny to me, and a bitter enemy to Ireland. The people of Ireland—the sober, steady, honest, religious people of Ireland—have hitherto obeyed my commands and kept quiet. Let every man stay at home. Let the women and children stay at home. Do not crowd the streets, and in particular let no man approach the presincts of the Four Courts. and of Ireland gener the world will know, respect me or not. Show Now' pal"*", A. Fo, ,z James w 4 -UI1C PeoP,e of Dublin, tal avoidance of any riot or violence, PEACE, ORDER, QUIET, TRANQUILITY. Preserve the }»eace, and the Repeal cause will necessarily be triumphant. Peace and qiet I ask for in my name, and as you regard me. Peace and quiet I ask for in my name, and as yon re gard me. Peace and quiet I ask for in the name of Ireland, and as you love your native land.— Peace—quiet—order, I call for under the sol- of ... .... W. Hunt, P. v each. y«ar violating the peace, or being g«itty of any that great movement which is pulsating Flirt River Township.—H. Robinson, J. disorder I conjure you to ob- emn sanction of religion. serve quiet, and I aak it in the adorable name the ever-living God. inn George, Peter Brew-1 ®e au.J, 'our iienda mo, Peter Laton, John R. ^e'eneSrf Iielaw! wonld be delighted at h* er and quiet. Your faithful friend, DANIEL O'CONNELL. Corn Exchange Rooms, 29th May 1844. tbtn3tody ^th* Sbenr 1 ard. I ropean dotes, was on a visit to England. *3" The Emperor of Ka»ia, at the latet Em- v iv' ffnrder of the Mormon Prophet an* his Brother. ice of the murder of JOSEPH ormon Prophet, and HTIRM, SMITH, the Mor his brother, was received here on Saturday e an^ conc.e,| k 0# 1 "'J SOIhe others ing udlted afid harmoniousaeffon. This, it particulars more at length, but for the in- ^try, i they cannot pdssibly whose lofty patriotism attracted unbounded ^ates bave been relieved of the necessity ol se-' i ^i_ x_ i j__. i.. «i 1. i *. confidence' while from his stern presence jec^ng candidates for (jouncil ant Hoiise •f-Rep and inflexible purpose the efforts of intinl- re^entatiyes but in lieu of these, the diity-^ idation, clamor or blandishment, withdrew pdssibly peet is regarded as rather a gloomy one We might fill columns, weekly, with noti ces and ca«ds of renunciation of whiggery. At present we content oui selves with the follow ing: succeed in effecting and hence the pros- tfortipUls uS to get out oUr pajjer to-day In tefs should be sujqmsse! though we learn 1 *1P05."^ sination is looked upon with the utmost horror, as also Wt those who exeited and executed it. Ilreadlnl Outratfd. Death of th^ Mormon Prophet ahd his Brjthrt. We stop tlie Press to hasten to lajr befhre otrr readers the Mitrdet of Jd teph Siiiith and his brulher fiyraou The news reached here early on the morning of yesterday, bin little fcred encfc was at the time given trt thfe teport until about 3 I1. iM., when we received from the hands of a gentlerttafi direct from tlie city «»f Nauvoo. the fallowing developments which fully corroborates the tephri. Tl fcy arft written by a gentletaah of undoubted veracity for trtitli, and the statement thus given tif this horrible si sissin^tion may he re lied on as corn et«— J*te Co. J)ettt0 ctttf. u ik. to puhli seen, is in the!him Jm,- To tfit Editor nf the Lte Co. Dem. NAUVOO, June 28ILI, 1814, 9 o'clock, A. M. y 15,R—1 liasten to infortti you that Jo seph Srtiith the \1cfftfton Prophet, and Oil Monday last Smiths gate them selves tip to the civil authorities tinder the ftiost solemn assurances from Oo+. Ford, that fliey slmMd hft pfoteMed, and receive no personal violence. On Tuesday they both, by advice of Coun sel, voluntarily without examination, entered frito recognisance for their ap pearance at ifie next Terrtf of the llao* cock Circuit (Jourt, to answer to the charge of riot on which they had been arrested. While they were in custody under the above charge they were ar rested on a charge of Treason against the State of Illinois, and without exam ination committed to jail, there to re main until discharged by due rour«e of law. Oil Wednesday they were brought before justice Siniih, and time given until 12 o'clock, Thursday, to get witnesses ready for trial. On the e^tne day the Oovernor held a council of Wt'i*! or rather of officers, and deter* mined u anarch all the troops with the exception vf *ne company into the city of Nauvoo, wiu re lie was assured by Capt. Singleton who was stationed at Nauvoo, that all wa« peace and quiet. The examination of S.-nidis in conse quence of this determination to march lo Nauvoo was postponed until ^amr day next. Ou Thursday morning the orders for all the troops to march to Nauvoo were from Mime cause coun termanded and most of the troops at Carthnge, some 800 in number were disbanded. One company of some 50 men were left at Carthage to protect U.e prisoner, onlv 8 of this company °f l1* e prisoner., onlj 8 of lias company gi arus were stationed at tlie jail while the remainder of the company were in camp a quarter of a mile dis tant. His Excellency with some fifty or sixty horsemen, marched to Nauvoo where he made a stump speech to what lie called the military saints,.advising them among other things to give up all their own arms, as they had given ap tlnwe belonging to the State. In the absence of the Governor, ah armed and disguised band of men, said to be about two hundred in number, at tacked the jail, overpowered the guard of eight men. eutered the jail and shot both the Smiths, llyram received a ball in the head and merely had time to exclaim, '*1 am a dead man," and ex- The news was received here about daylight this morning, by messengers and a letter from Governor Ford his excellency calls upon the Mormons to prepare themselves for any attack that may be made upon them and says he has again called out the troops. The people of this city sre perfectly cool, no unnecessary excitement, no inflammatory speeches .indeed they ap* pear to have expected the result.— Notwithstanding the repealed and rei terated pledges of the Governor, that the prisoners should be protected from all violence* S'i Tsr'The bo3y of Capt. WOOD Was brought to this place on Saturday last, on board the steam boat OMo, and on the next day was interred in the new grave yard. It was discovered not far from Spilman's landing. 9Mt CSaroBaa all rigkL—The Charleston £T»rLMST?v,he De"^r*cL°fi.thei U,nion,'L that PoLK and DALLAS will carry the electioral .. V vote of that State, without even ofoppon- The bill for the pwehrn V. S. ltank. 1 From the Washington Spectator. Cteorge IT. Dallas and Texas. In the RicMmond Enquirfcr of the 234 of March last, "RANDOLPH ok ROANOKE"' made his fir^t appcarai ce, upon the great question of the re-annex atioh of Texas, lh order to make knowrt the Astonishing cf- is by this time kriowii ttt all of our„ vyfi Kr'w'Cw-tJpr ®ePre8?nktives °f L'nhe? sassination, are generally known. The npon the popular mind, Randolph of Ro«n rtatnnent giv.n below, though lew minute ole prevaile-•' him to publish extracts from a few of the should have given tho ^.'ITnln ti |fhed Mr. tfervgntirin of the holiday of thfe 4th, which quired that the names of the several wri-1 Il that heret as w ell as elsewhere, the assas-i .• P'T' !he th'e"S 4 i i i .L languished Senator the least concealment ii,e uf Written by the Hon. G-ORGE M. DALLAS. to litakt letter, which Mr. WAI.KER had recrived from a distance, and espdused the great |a measure with uncalculating promptitude, i jand his whole heart, before he could pos sibly have known of its agitation, progress, 'or fate in the American Cabinet for If is .letter is dated thfe' 5th of February, 1844, his brother Hyra/n Smith,- were fntif- I which was upwards of a month before thai dered in the jail of tliis cotiiity, at about •—1 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. I Cabinent was adviseA of the, assent of Texas to the negotiat on of annexation. ]Ie is the letter: Flood in the Missouri. 1 Th® p,red, Joseph Sinuh receded a number i of dillars will not cover the of balls which pierced his body, some while still in the jail, some while he was in the act of leaping from the win dow of the jail, and others after he reached the ground, he exclaimed, "O God"—and expired. Elder Taylor who was also in the jail, not a prisoner, but a friend of Smith's, received sever al flesh wounds, none of which are con sidered dangerous. The murderers immediately escaped to the woods be fore the comjiany of soldiers, left at Carthage, arrived at the jail. The murderers were disguised with paint and of course were not known il is supposed that some of those who made the attack were wounded by the guard who fired upon them, but not so as to prevent their escape. A* ACT to repeal an PRF entitled thssmnoti oftkt nbrtXsm lint for At htlf-bveJ} of Ma Sat Indians, (y (Ac tmty of .Ingntt tight hundred and Hbentn-fonr*' 2^ third, ont thouktriid tight three. KTR'S letter i The Lexinj»ton Express, of the I8th/ 5i! ^njospherej 6bntfcnsed, it fell, u, contains the following particufersr ,Water °r, I A 1 tains, dissolves, and replenishes the v I greatest freshet fhat has ever bern seen by the ^hite inhabitants of the west- tJiey are ajl ftrrnislicd.- By these coMt ern poition of this State, and probably by fluid is conveyed to the rivers wb .the oldest citizens of the eastern section of How on the surface of the enrth,amitol it, is now, and has been for the past week, the low water mark. The current is ex- I ceedingly rapid—running at least ten miles Old Chaucer, describing one of hit he roines, says Her little feet peeped in and out. like little mice, beneath her robe." Delightful illustration! In this case, the mice turn the tables upon us. Instead of being caught, they catch us. No jave lin was ever more fatal than the little whi e kid slipper. In our youth, our &chool-inaam was wont to apply her shoe te our Vn8"nS ears' bVl tion! There are not Clay men enoagh ia that more since our maturity by having little 8t*te to serve as anile stone*. I slippers applied to our eyes. We have winked like toads under cabbage-leaves in a Be it enacted by the Senate and lij 0f 5 ,i "j o. sr»ri». sprjngg per hour. The bottoms nortli and south Q,e ^rooks would wholly disappear, the ma,rl C.ha,n th* C"' tire y mc,ndated,?i the water in some places current from iJufffo bluff, bearing off every thing moveable. The river now presents one of the most majestic scenes that we i have ever looked upon. The water is trom five to six miles wide opposite this place, and for the greater part of the distance ex pending over the beautiful fable lai:ds north I of us, on which there is no timber. The timbered land between this place and the ®''II '1e who borrows my umbrill, aoddontifta prairies, is also overflowed but has the appearance of an island, when a view of the expansive sheet of water north of it is taken. As far as we have been able to obtain information up and down the river, the bottoms are all inundated, and destruc tion to the greater portion of the real and •personal property in them was inevitable, loss of property which has been sustained by this flood. In the bottoms opposite this place, some of the most valuable and most beautiful farms in the State have been ren dered worthless, at least for several years. All the fenciug has been swept away.— Hundreds of horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, &c., have been lost, Tlie farmers near the bluffs, have no doubt saved much of their property. The principal reason why so much stock was drowned, is the fact 1 UM out 0 late. Besides their stock, they have lost marry her—and she threw herself much of their household goods. Many She was rescued and is in the handi families are entirely broken up. We have not heard of the loss of any human lives, positively but rumors are afloat that certain families cannot be heard from, and are supposed to have been washed away with their houses. From the great number of inhabitants in the Missouri bot tom, and the want of boats, there can be no doubt but that many human lives have been lost. We hope to hear otherwise. we 1.5. br,|ie nor,her„ line of th« vear« their sentiments. i!,.ft.J "JV H.1 hitter, pubHshed in the En-1 tourer by Randolph of Roanoke, was one now the Democratic norriiriefe for the \ice approved and eflablished, as the resi ent-y of the mted Jtates. We northern boundary of said reservttti8 defem his present position before the coun- Approved, June 15. 1844. try, and the high credit which belong ft hitft for stepping forward in behalf of Textt to him, and for the satisfaction of his party, N "'e Indians, by the treaty of .'"I i ^h'!""! !r' ^ntlemen in all parte of the "Z'ZZ ^rnh'ihi'J .u mi Ert.H W ALKER, however re- I «W% «n,l fSStT }s |iere()V repeal^ C' Src. *2. Anrt be it fufrtier ehsctrii e r^rtherft line of $ajd rese--^1 one tlib'isanrl l«bf t, vR' liam Clark) 8'a/erintfrhdfehl FLIR AND for PHILADELPHIA, February 5, 1844. 'Mr DEA(£ SIR: I tfaffnttf rHlsl thfc im- you. Truly, and eve# GEORGE M. DAF/L/AS. To the Hon. R. J. WA txia.- fa,n!1y pith and boldness of sentiment, rafcy of f)urP"s?** It is also said he is a style and classic of phrafieJ arid what gives hf religion, a member of the B»tptist e it peculiar worth, in our opinion, is. that it National Intelligencer, the was the very first response to hi* Te\an of li* ^HE HER I^ V«n„* feo promptly and boldly, before therfe had been the least manifestation of public sen- Tl,e Chronicle, a religious paper timent in its favor, authorizes us, In justiefe *on' the responsibility*' of republishing Acquainted with Mr. Polk, say, his letter from tbe Enquirer of that date irnafl Hicki.**. as l',e f°"ow 'ng Mr- Pot*,—A friend who is pei^ of exemplary personal with the addrtiort df the worthy author's respects excepting in the matter of name, upon the authority of Randolph of '"S Roanoke. The letter is brief, but full of s'aves and that he holds tli^ «ervants, and not for w''''g 0l,ly traction at the Bar,' my head ha.s tmeri run- present continents would be tligngfti ning on tfiis topic for some months, and over the globe. Evaporation would U your admirable brochvrt conies to me like much intended that ra^ vCoiVld cowt manna, in the way of starved people. I ually destroy the harvest, and fruiti K cannot tell you, without using words which flowers, and subvert the whole etonam youmiglit consist'ftN^rsVngart, how high- nature. There is, perhaps, nothing ly I appreciate your labors ?tfnd how sin- beautiful in our whole system than tie cerely, as an American Democrat, I thank 1 paper at Washington, lias the in^? 0i. Ml'- PoIk a?. a as mcsl,c Private gei social ^e ha\ fto Oispositjn speak otherwise than with entire But of Mh Polk as a public man, bjt, aht prelens?T^ tc th^ tlia^eictef ofaa* man, what is knbwn bid if/at he W]i i.jdustrions' foll6wer of (ien. JackjoK So it seemS our candidate has what 'j whig candidate has not. tit: a G^rtrian character Tlie 6edi The mean depth of tfie sea is, accora to La Place, frJln 4 id 5 milei: If (be pulsfe ttf tell foit how much delight I have taken in reading your pamphlet on Texas, Stc. It is comprehensive, clear, arguinen-' i^ting waters were increased by only# tative, and eloquent. Nothing can remove fourth, it would drowr* the earth, wittj or resist your facts, and 1 defy ingenuity exception of some lsigh inounfa?ns. If to assail the justice and integrity of vour volume of the ocean were augments deductions. In the midst of afl my'dis- one eighth, considerable portions^ cess by which our fields arc irrbafM^t Ihe skw ?, the r?rftrl fed from the mos tains—and the ocean restricted *itt te'inds, which rt never can exceed solo that process continues on* the pit# scale. The vapor raised by the ftn fr Hit sea floats wherev*# it fs lighter ti a,lrfted,toth«L d(lils with wh ch, external^ or intewi vh^ running down the Missouri river. The tined to stTji^ly mTtrr wiCh a purer eleoi river is ten feet higher, plumb water, than it was 1820, and fully thirty feet abovft' im" k iu bo^m If VV)? s„pp(,he sea,fhen, &h]y to be consia diminished, the Amazon and the 8j8«ippi? ihose.inland seas of the weSi World? wodd'b46«nfint'onsttenblebnd '"o^P^^e Woulf b^ darn ed of hi dJ prop bci)1? ten cr flf|een feet deep and a strong agsuiTit. the garb of (,c^1 i,ion. ortion of humidityi all nature vrctiS th, W would drop on the wing, tfr6 lowei1 aninali would perish oh the barren soil, and"" himself would wither away like the sick grass at his feet. A Wester write* tbos giwBf^ert fi'fts" i#4j nation in Shakspearean style:- "He who steals my purse steals trwli?" Here's an extract from a negro rang: I nebber kitsed a white gall I hope I nebbrr will You hab to be so delicatjk 'f You nebber get your fW. SERENADES.—The Boston Post afenifc lines from Pope thus: ''in air the trembling music 8m And on the winds triumphant swell the I So oft, though now so Joud, and yet so dw' That night-capped angets jumped fim W iter. An exchange thus accounts for tbs advance of whiggery: As saleratus sets dough a rising, So Clay is riz by Frelinghuysea A HIT.—The Philadelphia SmritsffUl)* lias found another rhyme for the & mm ,OT ,',e ^'ce Presidency that the land near the bluffs is lower than than nearer the river, and as the water rises it covers those lower grounds before it does the farms, and thus cuts off all re •. u tl 17 yeers of age, who came eight MM treat, unless it is by swimming. I he pres- York from Vermont to act MI ent rise has been very rapid, averaging but turned milliner, accompanied a about three feet every 24 hours. The whom she was to be married, to as people in the bottom deferred the driving of their stock out of danger^ntil it was too! The sheets that have the birgert Are great for Clay and FrelmgJwjMs' A shocking ca*e is told in the New A young girl, named Julia AM una** pers. ,he ouSe-met her tow-* family. New York CoUectortkip.—'ft* "PtiS Jud^e Van Ness, of Vermont, (late Spain,) has been appointed collect* of New York by fhe President, Curtis, removed. This is quick adjournment of the Senate. Printers.—The average are of 31 years, bat they do quite U asch who live longer. Yeomen live to Clergymen 56} fishermen 44} aari»aS» awn o8| lawyers 53 physicians M| butchers 62 traders 68} paioters makers 2d. Jt Millionaire Confectioner.—^ ttie of the confectioners in London eandies SI5)),000 per anaum. Hs nually just ten er cent, mors candy man in the place. Mr. €n*kh hfV#. thunder shower, when these little slip pr. have fl-hed upon our e«r.»eed vis- __ *g— of the New York Express w«Mr the 20th: "Nothing haa yttlM WJ3& Cashing, and the most serioas entertained for his safety*" Ttzas.—One who is appaiMtij I of the Texas party ia this Washington to the PennsylvaaiMT Henderson, one of the Texan SMM. just gone there (that is te from taking any hasty action thelxeatj."