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THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER.
OK'IOt U AI IC CAN Dl DATES for JSll lOIt 1'RESIDENT : MARTIN VIS DIKES, cf Xc.v York. FOR VICE president: Ult'iURD .11. J011.SG or Erntntky. Ki'jeet tathcdcchion of a N.tltunnl Ctnvrntwn. "JUSTICE AND ECUALITV." THE FUEE TRADER. Ollnwu, III., Friilny, Oclol.er 4t. I-ilt I'irili'uti.il. Wo publish in HiiJlhcr column llie proceeding of a democratiu gathering in Dc It. ill) t-ou nly , con vened fur tho purpose of appointing delegate to the district convention which w ill usseinhle. ul tlii place on tile IG.h of November next, for the pur pose of appointing adclcgute to tho National Con vention and also a Presidential L'leitor. Wo aro pleased to sec tho countic moving in rc'uliun to the presidency. It i time for tho rank and file of tho democracy to upcak on this subject, as tho politicians have hecn bowing and cringing, and manufacturing ulltc sciiliuicnt, for base pulitic.il purpose, long enough. Dot the other day D avid 1'iickctt, a political huckster of lay Davi. luld, InTi fpringfiuld, luTJ a moan matin" of tho domoc- racy," composed utliimntf and no ono else tha' ony where appears, for the purpoiio of doing "Jus lice to John Tyler," Ac. There, are j nxt four Ty ler men, beside Prickctt, in Spiingficld, mid they uro all oJJii-htL!ir.' These treacherous, hypo critical poliliciuna have a curious way of d.iing " Justice to John Tyler" i.e. turning more hon est politician out am! putting themselves in office' M'e regret that they ho often succeed in doping the administration at Washington, for the men who figure lit these meetings and who aro Kuppor. ting presses with "Justice to John Tyler" at their head, care no nioie for the president than they do lor securing to themselves a good name with their fellow-citizens. Nuch proceedings are a disgrace to the age, and arc eulcululed t'i weaken the re spect and rotilidence of tho honest and incorrup tible purl of the people in our institutions. The vicious and dishonest are always exulted to sta tions of honor und profit when sit h piocccdings nrc countenanced, for good citizens and honest po litician!) have avoided, and will ever do so, nil con tact with those who, like Priekelt, in various purls uf the country are doing ''Justice to John Tyler." Let then the bull he kept moving, l'coria and l)e Kalh have spoken, nnd fitly spoken too. We tdiould like to lienr a voice from the other comi ties. There seem to bo a general iirquiesrencc, no far a we can learn (he views of the democracy, in the recommendation of Peoria county, that the convention be hold in this place at tha time above named. Wo hope to sue every county fuily re presented. Murderer Arirstrtl. On Thursday evening last quite an excitement prevailed in thin place respecting tho arrest of an individual named George Thompson, who hm been acting in the capacity of ostler at the Man sion House for the last two weeks. Suid Thomp son it appears cummilcd murder in Sandusky Co. Ohio, about sixteen months since, by shooting a young lady named Cathariuo Hamlin, with a rifle, lie bus, wo understand, been once or twice arres ted before, hut effected his escape. Hi arrest in this place was owing to his fear of upprehcosinn by a stage driver named Henry Kccd, whom he recognized as a person being acquainted with the circumstances. Ho immediately sought an inter view with Heed and besecehed him to rrnmin qui ct, although Heed had not as yet recognized him. A few hour afterward Thompson was arretted by Mr. Lukens and taken before Esq. Fitch, who committed him. Since his confinement in jail h lias confessed his guilt. The i1llonrlnn. We received by Saturday's mail from St. Lou is the first No. of a large and hiinsoiiicly got up paper entitled the ''Missouriun," edited by V. 1. Van AsTwr.tir, lute editor of tho Iowa Capitol Kcportor. It i printed daily, tri-wcekly, and weekly, at the rates of tho other St. Louis papers. 'i'he Missouriun takes tho place of tho Standard, wtiich wm edited by Lyndo Llliott, who we pre. kume is by this timo ubundautly satisfied that an editor's life is fur from bring one of pleasure, es pecially if ho has fjot to maintain a perpetual war with such a man as i?, Pent), jr., of tho Iiepnrter, Mr. Vast A. is an able writer, and we believe his democracy ha never been impeached. There is little doubt, thcicfore, but that the Missourian will deserve and receive the confidence and support ol the democratic party. - (Tj'Mcssrs. Tappen and Dennett of Doston have made the amende hunuruble by sending us a copy of Sparks' Lifo of Washington and a most splcn did work it is. Will the publishers of tho New York Watchman and of tho Mirror ahow them wives alike honorable 1 james w, uarnsan, who it ha licrn staled in -1, . ... .... this a well as a number of other papers on the nil . thority cf tho Pittsburg Age, was the originator of the lato leport relative to tho death of (icnrral I Jackson, stoutly denies, through tho Cincinnati .; I Gazette, having had anything to do with it, and hsys ho has been grossly belied. Glad to hear it. The Juliet paper stales that a little sun of J. A. Matteson, Esq., of that place, was poisoned a week njro on 8um'"y, by tiling 0f a poisonous species tha mushroom (the toad-stool, most likely, winch is highly poisonous.) trlseeoslii KlrriUn. - The Democracy of Wisconsin havo achieved a glorious triumph by leelcctiug G-n.l)uJge to con gress by J500 majority and triumphantly carrying the legwUture. - , Cent Crazy. The editor of a Western now. pjiper. Cauaed by ioJdenly,coniing into posses- ion of throe dollar, all at once t from fukotj5:. - ('arre!otitteiirP of I lie Fire Trmlrr. i.oiiiox, s pt. -i, isn. tiivrLrMrx You and your readers ac doubt less very anxious to know by this time what suc cess the commiosioncrs have had in ( fleeting the canal loan. Though they have met with unex pected dillicullies and drl.iv, the eommisioners hope to close an arrangement with the bondholder for the loan, and return by the next steamer. The loan would have been t ikeo, and the commissio ner would long since have returned to Illinois, ha l it not been for the dastaidly attempt of some American citizen to defeat them. An arrange, incut had been ncaily concluded with the parlies here, when n sleaun r arrived luiuging a score of letters from New York capitalist! to the bondhol ders here, advising the;n riot to lend Illinois a dol lar. They represented our legisljti in as dishon-c.-t mid disgraceful, and that if parlies here lent ill. ii money, they would be sure to oe it. You may imagine tho influence these letters hail, coming us they did from man of wcullh and s'.und ing, and in many c i's from men who were the confidential iigeun tf the very bouses who held our bonds. The alarm and distrust thus cieated, for a timo destroyed all hope, but the commissio ners made another effort to irnpini r 'nliderice.und bud to a considerable extent succeeded, when another steamer arrived bringing out letters uf u timilar character to the first, but this lime their in fluence was not as great, although they had an evident effect. The task of overcoming the bitter f.'clings and prejudices of the bondholders here was quite difficult enough without this unworthy and uncalled for attempt lo difeut tho negotiation by Wall street sharpers. I toipposo the principal motive w hich induced these heartless wrctchc to make, this ellort, w as to defeat llie state in her at tempts lo pay her debts, und thus favor the w hig project of assumption. The fact that order for our canal bonds, to a large amount, were sent out at the same time of these letters, sluwed that the object of some of tho writers was lo cause delay, to enable them to buy the bonds at the present low price, and profit by llie rise that would be sure to follow the taking of the l i.'in. Hut the knaves, I trust, have boon defeated, und Illinois will not fill a victim to their infernal hclicncs. If these men ever get their just deserts, iho Old (ientleman w ho has long hud his eye on them, will have to bestow an cxlru degree of attention upon them when tiny come under Ins especial cure. Aftercncoiiiitcring all the perplexing delay and difficulties of mi English court, the commissioners have been uble to M tilo the affairs of Wright' es tate, and from the assets have received 100,000,' whic h they have paid to the houses who advanced llie money for our inteiest in 18 II. The state will receive another dividend from ibis estate, tvhii'h will also help to lessen our debt. After a long, useless, und inglorious srsMon, parliament was prorogued by die Queen on the 2l'.ll of August. Tho ministrv have witnessed the decline of trade, the distress and starvation in the manufacturing districts, the repeal agitation in Ireland, tho outbreak in Wales, thu dissensions in Scotland, and yet they havo proposed no measure lo relieve or ameliorate this unhappy state of things. They dared not advance with their Tory policy, and yet were ashamed to abandon measure which they seemed lo know were alike impolitic and unjust. The paper have properly called this the "do-nothing parliament." 'I'll (Jnceii went in Hlato to prorogue the two houses, und a great ellort win made by the aris tocracy to give a grand display. Tho peers, peer esses and their daughters commenced arriving nt an curly hour. At the stated time the firing ol bt-uiiuou announced the approach of the Queen. first came a body of tho royal guard and several of tho ropal bands; next cumo four of tho royal ciiniages, each druwu by six horses, caparisoned in tho grandest stylo ; then came the state car riage, which was plated with gold and ornamen ted in the richest style thi contained the Queen and prineo Albert, mid was drawn by eight beau tiful rrcani-rolored horse, decked in the richest trappings; then followed another body of the royal life giianl. After going to the house uf lords and performing the foolish ceremony of ascending the throno and reading a rediculous speech, which hud been written by her ministers, the Queen re. turned to lluckingliam palace in thu same manner in which she went. Tho royal parly nnd the aristocracy were sadly disappointed when they dis covered that instead of being greeted, as in times of yore, by tho cheer of tho multitude on like oc casions, lliey were allowed to pas in silence ; and instead uf a happy welcome, they met the frowns and murmurs of a sullen crowd. A few bin lings, fed from the royal crib, attempted to raise a shout. but it met with no response from the people they seemed to be brooding over their wrongs, and re garded this foolish display of royal wealth and grandeur, as an insult to their sufferings. They seemed by their angry looks to say, that it is for this that wo must live upon one tueul a day, and steep in damp cellars and garrets ull thi cxtravo' gance i supported from our bilter earnings from witnessing this display of royal wealth and gran deur, we must return to our lorrowing families and sco our children starve und die, while parlia ment are voting additional supplies to support even the roynl puck of hunting hound. Th royal family and nobility, who imagine the Al mighty spent six days in making thi world ex cluoively for their benefit, must livo with wasteful extravagance, while we who earn '.heir wealth, although wo nro members of the same human fa mily, children of the same (!, must be denied tho caro ond support that is given even to the brutes. Such was tho. silent but emphatic lan guage which was to be read in tho unhappy looks of those poor mil oppressed subject. And yet thi i tho orirtocrocy, surrounded as they art) on all sides with tho ileslituto and starving victims of ihcir own rapacious cruelty and unnatural ellish-, ness, who lake it upon themselves to abuse and insult us because some of the states still hold slaves, who were lint brought there and sold to buy tho very titles which these lords and barons so much delight in. And though to support the pomp and grandeur of these titlai which were first purchased by I he profits from the slave trade, thou sand and thousands of their own fellow-citizen must starve and dio ; yc( i.bc choice model of I Divino workmatuliip tlico exijuinito eneeimcna of human perfection look with holy horror upon our country ami our institutions, because we have slave who are better led, better clothed, and bet ter treateil than their own citizen. It i to pan der lo the prejudices, and flatter the fully of these creators that such pimp a Dickens and Trol lopc emit their puny, uhsurd, and filthy effusions moiilies poking straws at an elephant jaek ascs croaking at the eagle debuuehed hogs teaching young virgin lessons of chastity ! If these pious people, will only take the trouble to go into their own manufacturing districts and learn the number who daily die from actuul starvation; if they will look at the poor wretches who arc crawling about picking up grass and root and readily devouring them lo (heck the pangs ol hunger j if lliey will enquire how ninny thousand sleep on the ground, in dark cellar without beds or covering j if lliey will leurn the number ol children who never receive an education ; if ihev will attend the ciiminul courts and hear the con demned criminals confess that they committed the crime lint limy might be transferred uid thus! escape stai valion ; it they will but stop their aliuse of us for u moment and look ubout themselves nt home, they will find on ull tide wherever the) turn, objects worthy of their sympathy and deser ving all the surplus charity und benevolence they have on hand. These boisterous philanthropists will not allow food lo be imported from other countries to stop the frightful waste of human life which is caused by starvation ! Oh, no! This might low er I lie p'ico of land und they could no' lent their for as much. Possibly their in come, might be les.ened, und they could not keep ns many race horses or hounds. They would not li.ne so much money to buy titles, and commission in the army for their sons. It would appear decidedly vulgar tj do without some of their luxuries merely to Fave the lives of some nf their fellow citizens. Hut it is shocking lo think the Americans should hold slaves ! Wei can send out nil army to force the Chinese to take ' a poisonous drug, anil then make him pay the ex penses of our army, besides making him agree to j buy forever aft 'r f lu a poison which he knows w ill kill him. We can overrun India and butcher j millions of the inhabitants, and in iku the vallics (low with tides of human gore. We can sie.e tin oU'emhug id and, und make iho poor natives pay j us tribute. We can carry on a system of marau ding ami plunder against iho whole world, becauu we ure a great und powerful nation, and have the strength to do it; bill for a young upstart govern iiieiit like the l.'. !. to still keep up the sy stem of slavery whi.h we established lliere when ihry were colonics, is most unpardonable. We found, after we lost the I'. S., that keeping slave was unprofitable, und we quit it, und thu Americans have no riijhl to keep up any practice that we have done away with. You may bellow away, .Mr. Hull, but you have played too many pranks to make iho world believe you any lliiug but a swag gering, hlustciing, hypociitical old humbug. Ivspartern, the regent of Spain, ha fled like a coward, without striking a blow, nnd left Spain lo his enemies. He is now in London. Some at lempt to get up a feeling in hi favor ha been made, but it is hard to awaken any enthusiasm for a man who litis nut the couruge to look hi ene mies in the face. The attention of (he public is at this time en grossed by the flirtation of Queen Victoria with Louis Philippe, Thrse Iwn crowned heads of two powerful rival governments, have met at the cha teau d'L'u, the favorite country seat of the king of tho French. What motive the queen of England has in paying (hi visit to France, no one can ima gine. Some say it is lo arrange a commercial treaty, others that she bus gone to propose a mar riage between Iho count of l'uris, Iho hvir lo the throne of France, and heryoung princess. He the object what it may, it ha certainly taken 'the French by surprise. Monsieur owed John Hull a licken," and was making every preparation to give it to him on the very first occasion that offer ed, when, all of a sudden, down pops Queen Vie, and, wiih one of her most winning smiles, makes a very graceful courleiy. Monsieur is bewilder ed ; he raises hi eye-gluss, lo bo sure hi senses havo not deceived him, and then uiukesoiic of his politesl how in return, w hile, at the same time, he wishes the little vixen to thed 1. It i sup posed the queen will visit Paris. An accident oc curred when Louis Philippe was coming lo meet the queen, (hut came very near proving fatal lothc whole royal family. They were nil in a carriage drawn by four horses, when, a they were Hearing a bridge, the houses took fright nt the firing of can non and ran away, and, when lliey neared llie bridge, tho leader jumped unhand drugged one of the wheel horse after ihem. Al thi critieul mo ment the driver got control of the other horse, and hell him for a liniment, until the royal fami ly were enabled to escape from their perilous situ ation. The repeal agitation still continues in Ireland, although it is now generally believed there will be no appeal to arms. What the plan of operation by the repealer will bo, no one seems to be fully aware. The Anti-Corn Law League is increasing in number very rapidly in every part of England, and if they manage with prudence, they will be sure to force the government lo grant their wish es. In fact, the topic of free trade i daily and hourly discussed, by almost every class except the land holder. The falling oil' of their trade with our country has opened their eyes lo the absurdi ty of prohibitory duties. In 1811, their exports lo our country were X'7,0U8f; in 18-li, X3. 5.8,8V7. This loss of $13,000,01)0 'f trade has been very severely felt by thorn, und this explains the cause of ihcir anxiety for a commercial treaty, the outlines of which were given by their faithful servant and staunch friend Daniel Webster, in his llaltininre speech. This devoted advocate of Uri fish policy once fingered some of their gold, and, no doubt, if ho could persuade the I'. H. to em ploy him H arrange a commercial treaty for llie benefit of Fnglish manufacturers, they would no bo unmindful of his valuahlo services. A few millions would lie no consideration, when iho be nefits they would derive were to be 1615,000,000 annually. If Greut Britain only want a recipro cal trade, lei her ubolish her corn laws, and then our people would be sure to buy her manufactures In tho samo proportion that she bought our agri cultural products. If, as she avers, the admitting uur corn would lower the price of grain here, then he would be enabled to manufacture so much cheaper, anJ she could afford lo undersell u. A simple act of parliament would do ull she pretends to desire. Hut no he ha had some experience in making treaties w ith us of bite, and she found it so easy to get all she wanted without giving us any thing in return, that she wants lo Iry ilaglin, particularly if tint wcr man, Mr. Webster, is to be the one to make the agreement w ith. The mere fact lht this plan cmannted from Webster, is enough to make me regard it with suspicion. I should think, judging from the asto uishiiig change and rapid development of inter nal resources, that it would be a very dangerous if not fatal policy lo attempt lo prescribe by a Irea ly the future business and trade of the ('. S. Who would have attempted, thirty year ago, to foretell what the most important branches of trade, would be ul the present day in the U. S.I This same wise Daniel has changed hi opinion during that lime upon several important subjects, and be say s that he has done so becuusc the condition and Irnleiif (he country has changed. Then, why should he attempt to bind the country to adopt u policy which may prove fatal to her most vital in lerests, while she will be unable to change it with out v iid.iling a treaty ! The religious discus-ions are s:ili kept up, and the feeling between the I,. lligerent is becoming more hitter and violent. Ptisevism, or, as I should call it, juifniMii, ami numberless oilier iVois and irtiims, are getting up a general field Ibht among the pious churchmen. A more disgraceful and disgusting spectacle than these hypocritical brawl ers present, never was w itnessed. The devil, al though he was kicked out of heaven, has more pi ety than the whole of them, und if they keep up this row alter they gel there, they will git the same dciicutc hint. I am astonished to tii:d any real religion in thiscountry, after witnessing what I nave. J lie .-on ot m.ii nan not wncre to lay ,,lirit of strict justice mid impartiality, and toco his head; John the Rapti-t preached the gosple in operate with parliament in effecting such umend u raiment of camel's hair; but llie heads of the men! in existing laws as may tend lo improve church the hi.'tmps now receive ihcir incomes of DUO 00 ) per annum, and never preach the gos pie, nor ever allow any one to come into ihcir presence, unless he belongs to the nobility. These . i ir i bloated gluttons wring Irom the oor h ill famish- " 1 f il populace their hard earnings, to enable them to keep up (he style and grandeur of noblemen, l'.ven the local ministers are generally the young er sons of the aristocracy, und seldom preach to Iheir congregation, much es associate With lliem. They have been raised gentlemen, and prefer thel pleasures of spoiling and the gayeties of fushiona-, ,. ,. . , , , l.l.t Ii ., to 1. 1,-1, to., r.O'.ii.tti I lilt. Tu-V Ifbivi. lor the poor cmate t do. No one can ever fully appreciate the blessings of freedom lh.it are enjoyed in America, until he has witnessed the monopolies, the tyrannic, and the oppressive I iw of this country. After wit nessing the wretchedness, llie poverty and starva tion in this country, he will return home more proud cf the institutions of his own country, and thank heaven for llie blessing be enjoys. Afler witnessing llie dangerous influence, the corrupt tendencies, and the evil consequences of un rstah. lished church supported by government, he will more than ever admire the wisdom of the frainers of our constitution, for leaving this and nil other questions of conscience to be settled between man and his Uod. After witnessing the arrogance and heartless tyranny of tho nobility, ho will rejoice that (he only title of which a man in our country can be proud, i a good name, and that wealth cannot be confined to the families of the few, but that all the blessings and all the honors of rank arc alike free to all. Hi heart will beat wilh ge nerous sympathy for the poor and oppressed of all countries, and his fervent prayer will be that America mny forever continuo the asylum of the oppressed, and the happy homo of freedom. Yours trulv, ALMA. Look out lor Kolton Hon It Taper! The billowing timely warning wo find in the "Money" article of tho Herald of llie 31 Sept. We believe there is lint at present sufficient cuu lion exercised by our farmers nnd dealers in ad milling paper money into circulation umong us, and such warnings should put them more on their guard. Kcineiiibcr that specie can always be us easily obtained as paper, and by taking it only no one runs any risk. It would be a grievious shame if the people of tho west, after hav ing suffered so severely from losses through rolton banks, would suffer themselves to be fleeced by the swindling gang they are here cautioned against. Doing 'forewarned,-' be caieful lo be "forearmed." !H' " "m. w Yr T ; llhlllli) i XinilU IKII'M II l-lll'HI t u--'-"I II I- o n- i t,i. ,.,L ,L.. .,.!. 1 it,., l.illsl.v mi. nierous agents, through the valley of die Missis- sippi, to puss ihem off upon the planters. Enor-1 ii,nus swindles were in-riielrati'd in that manner, , , 11 i . nolwithstaudiiig our persevering industry in rx- posing them. Those, gentry having remained quiet for a long time arc now again busy ul ihe tunc iiciarioiiH practice, .v nrui.cr ni cm. i.ouis i connect d wiih a concern at Columbus, Ohio, a broken bank in Maryland, and a miserable little 'free," or ' frcebooinig" bank in this city, with a view to inwitltile the I'i'llri if Ihe lUinsimippi with northern thia-pliiflirn, pint note?, c. Let our friends be on their guard. Tuinh in; futiifn pa pir whtitrrrr. There in m currency it safe us syir tie j and where tmlrs if dintnnt hankn are tendered in pniment in the interior, there is sure In he write thinif wrong. The courso of Hade never curries bank note into the country. It invariably carries them to the centre of trade, within the sphere of which tho issuing bunk is located. Tuuch tin honk paper. Kinentnn, Jamaica, in Ashes. A very instruc tive fire occurred at Kingston, Jamaica, on the 6. August, which has laid llie greater partnfthat ci ty in ashes. The fire raged uninterruptedly for nearly three days, nnd the house destroyed arc spoken of n numbering 51)0 or COO. The origin of the fire is unknow n ; but from their otherwise unaccountable apathy during the fire, and from threats they have frequently been heard to mnke, it is strongly believed lhat the city is indebted for its destruction to the negro population the emancipated slaves who, iho Kingston Journal says, have more than once evinced a desire to get rid of tho more rational portion of the inhabitants of tho city. Destructive Fire in Hut an. On the 21t uli. a fire broke oul in Doston which destroyed about 20 building. The fire originated in a machine shop on Harrison avenue, and extended from there, between t'aslle and Florence streets, westwardly Inwards Washington street. About one-third ol the whole amount of property loet ia covered by insurance. ' Foreign News. Tho steamship Culedoniu arrived at Doston on the 20th ull., bringing dates from Liverpool up to the .1:h. Tho new below is principally condens ed from the New York Herald. Uusines generally in England wore a more healthy appearance than it had done for some time previous, and confidence was reviving. The wool len, iron, and other trades had received an impetus. There was uncommon animation in the Liver pool cotton market, produced by the unfavorable accounts respecting tke new crop. On the arrival uf tho news also at Havre, the cotton market was thrown ioto great activity. A considerable ad vance has been tho result, a id ail enormous amount of business transacted. In American produce nothing of material impor tance had occurred, business being quiet but firm. The crops in England look as promising a can be expected considering the heavy ruin which have prevailed in various pari of the country of late, and the cold spring. The northern are bet ter than the southern crops. The reapers are bu sy in the fields, and the harvest, it is generally be lieved, will not be much below an average one. The Irish paper ure filled with the most favor able accounts ol the approaching harvest. The delightful weather of tho ,reviou week has had a beneficial i iTeet upon the crops generally. Parliament was prorogued, Aug. 21, by the queen in person, afler one of llie most protracted sessions on record. The queen's speech on the occasion says little which i not commonplace, ex cept the portion w Inch relate to Ireland and which is here given : I havo observed with the deepest concern the persevering ell'orls w hich are made lo stir up dis content utid disaffection among my subjects in Ire land, nnd to excite them to demand u repeal uf llie legislative union. It has been und ever will be mv earnest desire to administer the government of that country in u llie social condition and ucvclope llie natural re sources of Ireland. From a deep conviction that tho legislative union is not less essential to the attainment of these object than to the strength and stability of line l in ire, ll is my urui ueiei iiiuiuu.mi, wmi 'V , ' , . . . .. ,. . . ' vonr MMiuort. nnd under t ie o ess ii" ot I'lvuie Providence, lo maintain inviolate that great bund i i ' . . . d connection between the two countries. I have forborne from requiring any additional power for the counteraction of designs hostile to the concord anil well.tre ot mv dominions, us well frm ., unwillingness lo distrust the eflicary of the ordinary law, a from my reliance on the good "''' nl patriotism of my people, und on the so Icmti declaration uf parliament in support id llie .... 1 11 legislative union. I feid assured ihut those of my faithful subjects who have influence and authority in Ireland, will discourage, lo tho utmost of their power, a system of pernicious agitation which disturbs the indus try and retard llie improvement of that country, nnd excites feelings of mutual distrust and unimn sity between dilfercnl classes of my people. O'Comif II continues to blaze away in Ireland. The agitation increases, if poisible, in intensity, and llie renl is kept well up o the mark swelled by conrribution from America. He ha attacked the queen's speech with greut ferocity, treating ii us the speech of the ministers, and wishing it lo be believed that her majesty tr coerced into its delivery that she is not a free agent and that a resignation would have been the result of a refnsal. The queen i on a visit lo France. Loni Phi lippe had invited her to hi chateau at Cu. She look her departure from Southampton amidsl great rejoicing and her progress along the coast i re corded with much minuteness. The royal squa dron reached Treport, where it was received by the king of the French nnd hi family w ith great eclat. The royal families of P.ngland and France then, amidst great rejoicings, left for the chateau d'Fu, where a splendid banquet was served up on the evening of their arrival. The queen's journey to France has excited no little interest on both sides of llie channel. It i the firsl occasion for up vvurd of th-eo centuries that the sovereign of the two countries have met under similar circumstan ces. The last meeting of a like nature was that between Henry VIII. and Francis I., on the field of tho Cloth of Gold, which wa followed 2 year subsequently by a war between tho Baruo mo narch. Too lirgc a Sjlary. It is said thnt Mr. Crock er, president of the Filchburg, Mass., Railroad, re cently declined accepting a 6alary of :)000 per annum, which was offered him by the directors, on the ground thut it wa too largo. Mr. Crocker i behind the times. O. VJiwcll.-nm individual, charged with i I llio allemiit to murder ex-governor Hoggs, lb Independence Expositor states, has been reinand- pJ il:(.k , jack:,nn co., in consequence of some . , , . . . f ., iiforma ilv in the change of tho vent e. Noevi- ' , . denee to warrant an indictment ha as yet been i produced against him S.dating the Bride. A late number of the Fall I'iver Argus siiys a loving couple in that place, who were bent on committing matrimony against the will of their parents, managed to dodge the old folk last week and got spliced in a neighboring town in Khode Island. On their return lo Fall River, Ihe mother of the new-made w ife repaired to the house where they had taken refuge, and seizing her truant daughter, in the presence of the bridegroom, gave her "such a shaking as you never did see." Who can beat ihis? correspondent of the I'aston (Pa.) Sentinel boast thus: as I have of ten rend in the paper of great men being praised for their great deeds, Ac, I think I have o right to tell whal I havo done. First I wa 5 year a teamster, three vents a constable.O years justice of the peace, seventeen summer I was lime burner, 19 winters I taught school, 27 yeaie a commis sioned officer from lieutenant to major, 13 yeurs locktender on ihe Lehigh canal, lock No. 4B, and I am father of Id children 10 sons and 6 daugh ters; and the best of my story i that I have quit drinking liquor. I was born 178'J. My name is Hope, and I have faith and show charity. Snow- The Philadelphia Gazette of the 13th ult. says, "There was a slight sprinkling of snow fell yesterday with tho rain at the corner of sixth and Prune streels. Thia fact we learn from two respectable gentlemen, incrcdiblo as il may appear." Jtlnrch f sproveinc-it. How immensely i this age ahead of all that have preceded it in mechanic, politics, morale, science, religion, eihics, metaphysics, sr.d every thing else calculated lo illustrate the superiority of mind over matter. Achievements which but half a century ago would have been looked upon as litter impossibilities, ate now mere child's pluy i and so accustomed have men become to the im mense triumphs of human genius, that no enter prize i longer looked upon a visionary, no doc trine a extravagant, no faith as absurd. Hut, riot to he tedious, it appears to us that, io no branch of human industry ha there been a greater de gree of perfection attained than in the art uf trans ferring money from your neighbors pockets to your own in the art formerly denominated ''stealing," or "swindling," but now known by the more refin ed and comprehensive appellation of financiering. Take for instance the following, from a bio New York paper, by way ofilluslratralion, which is but one case out of a hundred similar onus that daily meet the rye: A stranger on landing from one of the rastern bonis was immediately accosted by a young man, who, with (ear in hi eyes, placed an open letter in hi hand, saying that il contained intelligence of the death of hi father, and a request for the pre sence of the young man at Lowell, Mass., imme diately. The stranger usked the young man what it wa he wanted; us the name was somewhat fa miliar to him, he would render him any assistance in bis power, 'i'he young man replied he was a, stranger in the city, and had come here to look for employment, and, not finding it, had spent all hi mnuey, and was without means lo return home. All that he had was a gold watch, which be would not sell, as it was a gilt of bis poor dead fslher', but if the .Mrungcr would take it and advance him twenty dollar on it, he should take his name and redeem it. The unsuspecting man instantly gavn him n twenty dollar bill and look the watch, and the young man departed ufter many protesta tions of gratitude. 'I'he victim slopped lu gel tho watch wound ul a watchmakers; und uf courso discovered it to be worth nothing. A Such-er W'at.rmtlim. Tho editor of tho De troit Daily Advertiser brags on a watermelon which ihe captain uf the stckmbnat Huron brought him from Chicago, and w hich weighed a trifle less) than ninety-eight pound. He says the shell was large enough lo mnke a resectable yawl boa'. Doubtless the Wolverine "tore their rye open" at such a melon, thi' likes of which had never been seen be fine in Michigan; but that's tho sort wo raise in this state. A tit le striped pig buHinns. At a recent cairp meeting in Massachusetts, an ingenious mode of retailing liquor was devised. A boat wus drawn up in the canal al South Hsdley. and it was given out that shs intended to make a trip at six and a quarter cents each person. When the boat wa fill, it would sail down a few rods, until it got into the nrxt county, when allonhorad wereseiv cd with a ghiim nj driiit; ! The boat would then return for another load. We notice in a southern paper, (says tho I". (lazelte.) an advertisement for llie sale at auction of a large farm, and a postscript says, ' Gentlemen disposed to treat privately for a part of the land will apply at the bar of Williamson's Tuvern." They have invented a fuddlenntcter down south, by which a man can tell when ho is getting too drunk to walk. M tfthal Ut rtrand. This distinguished officer, we learn from the Si. Louis I.eporter, arrived in that city on the 21st ult, in the steamer Admiral, from New Orlcan. During bis vicit to theC'rc cent city he was received with the greatest respect and enthusiasm by the citizens generally, many of whom had known Mm in the days of Napole on's triumphs, and had shared wilh hi:n in the glo ry of several campaign. Marshal D. win one of ihe mot honored of Napoleon's officers, and ad hered lo the fortune of the emperor in defeat n well as in prosperity. Ho is houl 70 year of nge. Tho New Orleans Picayune slute that he intends going to see Gen. Jackson. Important to rngiic. A Kentucky pnprr says lhat, although the hemp crop is short in lhat state this year, there will be "enough for necessary pur poses." True Huirted Women. -A Pennsylvania paper savs : "After tho unfortunate accident on the Sua qiiehannn railroad, a demand having been made for splint lo bind up the wound nf the sufferers, to the honor of ihe ladies bo it said, a supply camo prompt as the demand from the car they occupied, in the shape of tho usual bono and wood support ers of their corset. Thus furnished, the medical gentlemen were enabled lo render such effectual aid to the wounded a justified (heir removal lo the car which had been prepared fot them." Oh! A young lady of rare beamy, while looking at a pair of stockings in a dry goods slorc, asked tho clerk "how high they rame ?" 'I'he young man, ap piirently much confused, replied, "1 nev iricd them on, hut I believe they will reach above the knees.' .'? Temperance Story." Twoyonnij men, "with a humming in their heads," retired late at night to their room in a crowded inn ; in which, as they enter, are revealed two beds ; but, the wind ex tinguishing the light, they both (instead of inking as they supposed, abed a piece) get hack-to-baek into one, which begins to sink under them, and roine around, at intervals, in a manner very circumambi ent, but quite tmpoasible of explication. Presently one observes to the other. I say, Tom, somebody' in my bed." "Is there !" said the other, "so there is in r"inc, d n him ! Let's kick 'em oul !' The tin t remark was : "Tom, I've kicked mine oveboard." "Good I" ays his fellow-toper J better luck than I; my mn has kicked me out right on the floor !" Their "relative poMtions" were not ap parent until next moring. ICT'I'lie length of tho letter from Lon don we give to-day has exeluded a num ber of articles.