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TRANSLATED FROM THE SPANISH. Your horae is faint, my king, iny lord, your gallant horse is sick ; His limbs are torn, his broast is gored; on his eye the film grows thick. Moan!, mount on mine! oh mount apace ! I pray thee mount and fly : All in mv arms HI lift your grace; their tram pling lioob are nigh! My king ! my king! you’re wounded sore; the blood runs to your feCt, But only lav your hand before—I’ll lift you to vour seat. Mount, Juan, mount! the Moors are near; I hear them Alla cry; Mount! mount, and fly final jeopardy—I’ll save you though I die. Stand, noble steed, this hour of need—be gen. tja a* a lamb, |’ll Ki>» the loam from ofT thy rnouth, thy mas. ter dear 1 am. Mount, Juan, ride, whatever betide ! away the bridle fling, And plunge the rownls in his side—Baveiza, save my king. King Juan’s horse fell lifeless—Don llay moud’s horse stood nigh — Nor king nor lord would mount him-*-they both prepared to die. ’Gainst the same trea their backs theyplaeed: the king was hacked in twain— Don Raymond’s arms embraced the corse, and thus they both were slain. But when the Moor Almazor beheld what had been done, He ope’d Don Raymond’s visor, while down the tears did run; He ope’d the visor, stooping then, he kissed his forehead cold,— God grant that ne’ei to Christian men this Moorish shame be told. mmcAL. THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE. From a letter ol recent date, written by si gentleman of Paris, to bis friend in Phi ladelphia, we extract the following; * There Is a great talb here of the ensu ing election, as the Chamber of Deputies has recently been dissolved. You may jud«e what it will be, when 1 tell you that out of 30,000,000 of inhabitants Ibere aire only 80,000 who enjoy the right ol voting, and nearly all those are influenced by the men in clfice. and by tne leir ot acting contrary to the wi;be9 of the government.’ The almost universal right ol suffrage in the United Staff?, is what distinguishes her iruui ihe best and most liberal govern* ments ot Europe. Wh?ra tha great b§dy of the people de clare their wishes and sentiments at the election poll, liberty becomes stable and secure; but in proportion a* the elective tranche is restricted, and possessed by a lew, Ireedom is precarious and property, liberty and life, are held by ties as slen der as the * spider’s most attenuated thread * Springing fram the loins ol Eng lishmen, we have much of our political and other information from our forefathers, and many ot the most important leatuies cf our constitution are drawn from their Magna Chart*. The English constitution, in theory, guarantees to the people their rights as freemen; whereas in practice, in the hands ©t an usurping king, or a profligate minis try, all its securities fade away, and an uncontrolled despotism usurps its station. Englishmen are tree, when contrasted with other Europeans, altho' not so much from any protection afforded them by ihe con stitution ol their country, as from the spi rit ot liberty, and from the heroic and dauntless intrepidity evinced on all occa sions, in preserving their rights as 1ree ir»oo—the fates ol Charle* ihe First and James the Second, are imperishable me mentos of their dariog. Th- House ol Com moos of England, ia composed 0< 558 members.; and theereaf «s1 number ever voting in tbe House upon a question, was in 174!, just be*»re tbe re signation of Sir Kobert Walpole as minis-. ter, when 503 members were present.—' The attempts which have, from time to time, been made to procure a just and e qual representation ot the people of Eng land in Parliament, have uniformly failed by large maturities. The celebrated John Wilkes, during the Parliament session ot 177G, on mov ing leave to bring: in a bill lor an equal re*\ presentation in Parliament, among much political and historical information deliver ed to the House, declared, that 4 from the tbe majority of electors it) the bi>70ughs, which returned members to the House, it bad been demonstrated that the number of ?54 members were actually elected by no more than 5,753 persons; and it appeared likewise, that 5G members were elected by only 364 persons.’ That tbe city of Philadelphia could an nually, at her elections, poll more votes than is required to elect a majority at any time in attendance of the House of Com mons of England, is a strange fact—and very satisfactorily accounts for the facility with which the ministry of that country di rect and control the votes ot the popular branch of Parliament. Rel/'s Philadelphia Gazette. Pork, Bacon, &c. rpHE subscriber offers for sale at bis X shop, one door east of Columbu9 st. Pork Offal, and will have a constant supply of Pork, Bacon. Beef and Beef Tongues, SAMUEL SMITH. Notice. THE inhabitants of Alexandria will take notice that the subscribers have been appointed Assessors for the present year, agreeably to the laws of the corpo ration. *■* The said assessors shall, immediately after iheir appointment, proceed to value the houses aud lots within the Ifmitsof Ibe corporation, and to demand from the mas* lers and mistresses ol every family, li^te of al! male tytheables belonging to, or re* siding in their respective families, and al so from every owner of taxable property, a list ol such property- And if anflUIMg: ter or mistress ol a family, or any taxable properly shall neglect or refuse la give in a list ol all male tytheables belong ing lo, or residing in bis or her fa mily, or otner taxable properly, with in fi»e days alter demand made there of by any assessor, the person so of fending shall forfeit and pay one hun dred dollars* And if any person whatso ever, shall wilfully omit or misrepresent in the list given in any tyiheable or taxable property, or sbail in any other tnaftner conceal the same from the knowledge ol the assessors, the person so offending shall forte it and pay double the amount ol the tax imposed on such tytheable or taxable property. Every merchant, shop keeper, mechanic, or any other person, having in his or her service or employment any clerk, journeyman, apprentice or assistant, shall render an account of the same hi bis or her list of tytheables, and shall be ac countable lor the capitation tax hereby im posed, in like manner, and under the same penalties, as if such cleTk, journeyman, apprentice or assistant, were a member ol bis or her family.” JOHN GIRD. march 18 GEORGE DRINKER.. Star Fire Company. Extract from an act of the Corporation of Alexandria, for the extinguishment ot fires. “Section 7. If any person who shall be present at any fire, shall neglect or reiuse to obey the order or direction ot arty offi cer, who shall be appointed by any Hie company now established, or which may be hereafter established, knowing him to be an officer, such person shall forfeit and pay the sum of five dollars, provided Ibe the name of such officer shall have been first published in one ol the public papers. At a stated quarterly meeting of the Star Fire Company, held 13rb March,-1824, the following gentlemen were elected offi cers for the ensuing year, viz : George S. Hough, President. Joseph Cowing Secretaiy. Isaac Kobins, Treasurer. Commanders Jacob Douglas, Nunnan Filzhugb, Geo. S* Hough. Regulators. A- C-Carenove, Robert Hume, Samuel McLean, VVm. H. Came, Wen D. Nutt, Zeuas Kinsey. Property Men. Bathurst Dangerfield, 'J’bomas Irwin, Mathias Snycter, 'Vm. babel, Thomas Steel, Thomas Jacobs. Jixe-Men• Reuben S. Bowie, Edward Smith, Lew is Piles. Commanders of the Hose. Thomas Bladen, Captain, Israel LUnt, John W. Beedle, Thomas Donaldson. Extract from the minutes JOSEPH COWING, Scc’y. march 18_____•*? _ School Notice. rpHE Mbsc riber tenders his services as X a TEACHER, to his triends and the public, and promises a faithful discharge of his duty in attending to the moral? <Sr li terary advancement ot his pupils, lie al so tenders his thanks to tbo*e who have been pleased to patronise, his school, and flatters himself that the progress made by the pupils committed to his care, may me rit a continuance of the confidence repos ed in him. Should early application be made, he will piepare himselt to receive, as boarders, ten pupils, to be instructed in the Greek and Latin languages; which, with seven or eight scholars from the neighborhood ol the school, will consti tute die whole number intended to be ad mitted. The terms are 1 JO dollars per annum ; or, if a bed be lurnishrd, 100 dollars, lor board and tuition. Quarterly ;payments will be expected in advance. A* it respects health, [here is, perhaps, no situation in the •oiiniy more eligible tor a ?c hool. F It A N CI AD A M S. Nanjemoy, Charles county, Md. jan 22 _ «f Consignment. I^HE subscriber has just received irom the North, a consignment ol elegant Cash mere, Menfio and WVeiloo shawls and sc^rf’—Also, gauze handkercWls, li mn table cloths, muslin frills, »pw*l cot ton; &c, Ail ol hIucI) are offered lor sale at the Philadelphia price*, march II SAM U EE MARK. Agent. ^Notice to Fishermen. ^PlHE Antietam Fish Company wish to JL purchase from 3 to 400 pair ot LIFE FISH, consisting (in equal proportion) of whi'e and yellow perch* pike, cal and carp, and a tew rock; to be deposited in fourteen mill dams in the Antieiam—the Ir.gheft being about 40 miles troin the junction of the Antietam and the Potomac. There is a sufficiency of water lor a boat to ascend the Aotietam, and hands to assist, can ea sily be procured at each mill dam- The hsh to be delivered by the 1st April. Pro posals for contracts to be addressed to Col. Friaby Tilghmari. Hager’s Town. u>ar 113t Washington’s Reports. REPORTS ot cases, argued and deter mined in the Court of Appeals of Virginia, by Buskrod Washington—2d c dition—very materially corrected: With lhe addition of references to subsequent determinations of (be same Court; new marginal abstracts cf tbe cases reported; a new index, and a complete table of the cases cited—iu 2 v«ls- 6?o ; price, neatly bound 9 dollars. For sale by maicb 5—UnSir A. T. KENNEDY. I Winter in Washington, A WINTER IN WASHINGTON, or /A Memoirs ol the Seymour Family Highways & Bye ways, or Tales ot the Roadside: by a Walking gentleman v St. Ronan’s Well, by the author of Wa , verly, &c. , Pilot: a 1 ale ol the Sea: by the author of the Spy, &c. . i> «r Selected Church Poetry; by Rev- W. A. MuctyenlvT i 100 Wonders ot tlie World, ana of tb* three Kingdoms ot Naim ft Old Bachelor, Letters ol the britisb Spy—7th ed. . Marriage Customs, and Ceremonies ot Various Nations Spj’; a Tale ot the Nfcu.tra) Ground Percival’s, and GsljPbe’s Poems Beautiful nuu»aiu»^*cditiofls ot the ^ ias i^sic Authors 'fljfewiu^jjjfcjfrSyvfern of stenography, %> Boye^BrrencIi, & Neuman s Spanish Dictionaries Morse’? Geography’ 8 vo. Atlas an- Ga t 6pr Do. abridged for school?, with a beau tiful coloied Atlas Brookes’-Gazeteer, new ed. improved by Darby , „ . . Kennell’s and Adam. s Roman Antiqui ties, new editions Travels ol Auachsisis the Younger, in Greece; an elegant London ed- in C vols. 8 vo. & a 7'h in 4to. containing Maps, Plan.-, Views, and Coins, illus trative of the Geography and Anti quities ol Ancient Greece Vander Ho >ghl’a Hebrew Bible, (with out points) r . it National Calendar, or Annals of the U. States for 1824, vol 5 A variety ot new' works for youth, by Edgworlb, Holland, laylor, Sher wood, ifyc. Ju?t received and for salp by A. T. KENNEDY. march 6 _e0^1 1« or Iteiir, A brick bouse on Prince, be tween Fairfax and Koyal sts. at present occupied by Mrs. Steven®. Possession can be had about the middle of April next. Terms can be known by calling at the counting room ol AI. Aliller & Sou to SOLOMON PARSONS. feb 26__ John II. Ladd Co. OFFER'J'OR SALE MUSCOVADO) Clayed /SUGARS Loat 3 Trinidad ) M0LASSES Havana ) Jamaica ) Havana >COFFEE Sf. Domingo) Spanish chocola'e (iunpowder } Imperial > TEAS Young Hy«on ) Pepper, cassia, cloves Madeira ) Pico Madeira WIN ES AlaJafa ) f RlIM V\ est India ^ Holland gin Cognac ) BRANDY Marseilles$ Whiskey W inter strained sperm ^ SunuBer strained spenn ,'OIL Olive ) Mess am) prime beet, mess pork Ahckcrel No- I & 2. herring' No. IJ:2 Shad grws and neat, dun cod tisli Turk® island salt Plaster lump and ground, grindstones Cut nails assorted sizes, window glass Ktd or re, tallow mould candies Spam-h tobacco Spar.ih ?sE(JaRS American ) AUnutaciu?ed tobacco .Sugar loat ( PAPPU " Wi mug and loKer) R md box boards .Marbled Alaiseilies f cn . D White do \bUA] RiiS'ia clean hemp. Ravef i DUCK havens $ Jieoo’ and boys’ boots and shoes Aiens and boys’ hat Cotton yarn various numbers Logwood, buirblocks Potatoes, apples, onions, be. &c* jail 22 Wliis key. I 0 hhtls and 20 bid- wht-key—A prime l"t, lust received ami lor«nlc by let) 7 _ S. MESSERSMlTH. Lime, &c. JOHN H. L/iPI) & Co. have now tor' sale, on hnaid the *chr. Jane Ann, 560 ca*k I'resb Warren iime < 4 >1. white pine boards 2 M. birch joist 34 ^riruce boards_feh 3_ 4.1 Barrels Whiskey FA\TL)iNTG this day, and for sale by A dot 23 SAM MRhSKRSVHTF . Just Published. ERRATA; OR, THE Works of Will, Mams, A Talc*, by the authornt Logan, Seventy-' Six, and Randolph.—Price 2 dollars, For sale by JOHN A. STEWART, jan 2?tf Five Dollars lteward. RAN AWAY from the subscriber on the 7th of July last, an apprentice to the baking business. a boy by (be name of ADRIAN .NAPPEY. He is about 17 years of age, i feet 6 inches high, dark hair aod complexion; ooe of his eyes grey and the other blue, has a brozrn spot in his grey eye. All per«on$are hereby lor w arned barboring or carrying of? said ap prentice, as the law will be put in force against all offending. JOHNCHURCHMAN. march 4 St m auctions. Public Sale. BY virtue of a deed of trust from W il* liaro C ranch to James H. Hooe, w* shall sell at public auction, to he highesi bidder for cash, on the iUlh 'ivy oj March next, at I * o’clock of that day,af Calls’ tavern. at the West Lnd, in b air fax county, * ,, f , Several Parcels oj Land > in fhe said county, being parts of the land called Burgundy, and ot a tract lying con* „ ti^uous to, and west ol that tract, which avjs purchased of Whetcroll’* heirs—viz. a lot biudiog on South Kun, containing ag bout 8>actes, which was lately held by John Dixon; one other lot containing » bout SB acres, contiguous to the before mention'd lot, g»‘i extending In a read two poles wide. whW'n divides it in part Irom Mr. Frobie’s land; one other lot, aOjoiuipK f (be last mentioned lot, and binding on out | side upon the said road, and on the other upon the land lately held by 1 boroas W||« ' son, deceased, and extending up to the I old line, between Ktchard amt Hubert i Sandlord, and containing about *7 acres; 1 and one other lot, lying •»* lhfc gundy tract, and adjoining thereto, con (aiding about Id acres, for further infor mation, respecting these lands, reference may be had to Judge Cranch* m Alexan dria, or to James H. Hime.HKi- who re side, dear .Urn. jB HOFPM AN, p. S. The three firsl,ot th« abovemen | finned parcels ot land will be sold up to ! Mr. Frobel’s land, without any reserva I imn for a road j30 to i.ViQ Trustee's Stile. 1 i On Mo'ld'chJ. 29th Match, 1824, AT ten o’clock, A. M. the fuhscri ber, under the authority ol a deed ot trust from the late Daniel Dougherty, to epciire • the payment ol a certain sum ot money to John M’Fherson, jr. therein tnenPoned, will expose to public cole on ihe premises, a certain LOT Of GROUND, with the tenements and improve ments thereon, situate at the intersection of King and Weet streets, in the townol Alexandria, fronting on King street one hundred and twenty-three leet, five inch es, and extendiug on West street one hun dred and seventy six fee* seven inches. This valuable property will be sold lor cash; and upon the receipt of the pur chase money, the subscriber will execute a deed, conveying all his right as a trus tee. N, 3. WISE—Trustee. dec 30_ tf Marshal’s Sale, VIRGINIA: At a Superior Court ol Chancery held in the town of Fredericksburg, on the 6ti» day ol October, 1823— Joseph Shumate, in his own right, and as administrator^ Richard Shu:e, deceas td, Pianxtjr, Against Augustus B, Carver a*d Luther Radcliffe, b Defendants, fl^HE decree nisi entered in this cause .1 at rules on the 22d day ol May, 1823, being returned executed on ihe defendant Augustus B- Carver, and the defendant Luther Radcliffe, who is out of this Com monwealth, and against whom the plain tiff appears to have proceeded in the mode prescribed by law against absent defend ants; and they still tailing to appear and answer, the bill ol the plaintiff i? taken lor confessed; and on motion ol the plaintiff, by counsel, the Court, on consideration ol j ihe bill and exhibits, doth adjudge, order] and decree, dial unless the defendants, or j one of them, do within six weeks irom the date hereof, to the plaintiff the -uni ot 600 dollars, with interest at the rale «i 6 per centum per annum from the first day ol January, 1822, until paid, and the cost* hy him expended in the prosecution ol (his suit, the said defendants and Iheir heirs-, and all persons claimieg un der them, he thencelorth barred and fore closed ot all equity and right to redeem the houses add lots described in the inden ture of trust, the exhibit aforesaid, made on the 23d day ol September, 1816, be tween Augustus B. Carver ot Ihe one pait, and Richard Sbule of the other part; and that lue Marshal of .ibis Court do, idler ad vertising the time and place theieol for three months successively, in some news paper printed in Ihe town of Alexandria, expose to sale by public 3iiclioH, fur re - dy money, Ihe house, and lots in the said indenture mentioned, and out of the mo ney a using Irom the said sale, alter de fraying Ihe expenses attending the frame, pay to ihe plaintiff the said fuincipal mo ney, interest and costs; and Ihe surplus of the proceeds ot sale, it any, retain in his hands, subjeol to the tu’uifc order of the Court, and report his proceedings herein to the C.iuit in oi 1-r to a final decree. 1 Costs, 33 dob. 4b cents. Copy, ieste, J. T. FORD, C C. C^r-J’ursuant (o the foregoing decree, I •hall, on Saturday, She 29fb day ol May next, in front of Capt. Williams's Tavern, in Dumfries, expose lo *alp by auction, to tlie highest bidder, for ready money, TWO LOTS, known in the pUn of the «aid town of Dumfries, by the number* Tweuty-s;x ayd Thirty-four. WM. M. CKAlO, Deputy of JOHN STANAKD, M, F. C. D. feb 28 t?9?nay Turkey Figs. Xf) drums Turkey fig* of a very superior quality for sale by J. H. LADD^Co march 2 District of Columbia, Conniy of JUtxnndr+i. TI^HOMAS V. HOCK has applied to X thp Hon. Wm. Crunch, Chief Judge of the United States’ Circuit Court of the District of Columbia to be discharged from imprisonment, under the act lor the relief ol insolvent debtors within the Bis* frict of Columbia, on the 6rst Monday ol April »i'xt, at 9 o’clock, A M* at tbe Court House in Alexandria, when and where bis creditor* are required lo atteod march 18 E. I. LEE, C. C. Nofie#. ALL persflnj bavin? busint.** Charles Bennett, E*q. are held,/ inlortned tbat we act under a powei . t attorney as bis agent* ti*l hi* return iitucc. HUGH SMITH 4Co. mrch 1_tTw Consumptions, Cotiglis, &c. Ij\ UtilN SPEClb lt\ FOR the cure ul Coup lie, Colds, Asth mas, Consumption*, n cf lilood and all disorders of the ifieut ami Lungs, prepared by Dr. Clai ksen Freeman. This specific >» e-iiiau ed by • chemical process, from herbs, roots, plants and flowers when in their greater perfection, and is of balsamic healing aperient ana anodyno nature, opens all obstruction* of tho breast and lungs, promotes expectora tion, strengthens, clean* and heals the tender inflamed lungs, carries oiV the slow inward and hectic fever, pro. motes digestion, strengthens the nerves, increases the appetite, ?nd levives tho low drooping apints. Lancaster County, re. For the information of the public it do hereby certify, that the following: persons, whose names are herein men tioned, personally appeared before m* the subscriber, one of the justices of the peace in and for the County of Lancas ter: and being duly sworn and affirm ed, severally deposed and declared, the r. they had made use of Dr. C, Freeman a Cough Drops (*»r Indian Specific) upon themselves with the greatest success, for curing of coughs, colds, asthmas consumptions, spitting of blood, &.c. und that in every instance their effects were -tpoiplete and infallible, will appear by the following testimony of those who n&ve used them. Benjamin YY il6on, aged 53 years,of Bucks county, exceedingly ill for up wards of 2 years, with a dry cough and spotting of matter from his lungs, hec tic fever, night sweats and reduced to a mere skeleton; a complete cure, by using the specific for two months. Ai» firmed 7th October, lb 1 y. John Kendrick, aged 27 years, cf Lampeter township,a long time exceed ingly ill with a cliy cough, pain ip his breast, lever and night sweats: a com plete cure hy using two bottles. Affirm med 20th Dec. 1619, Eli 1). Thomas, aged 39 years, of Lampeter township, a long time ill with coughs, hoarseness, spitting of pu rulent matter from his lungs, fever and night sweats,a complete cure by using 4 bottles. Affirmed 6th January, 1619. John Montgomery of do. very ill with a most violent cough, spitting of matter mixed with blood: a complete cure by usiogthe2 bottles,and it is oow lOyean since he used the specific and no return. Affirmed 6th January, 1819. John Barr, aged 25 years of $tr&6 burg township, a long time ill with cough and symptoms as before stated • a complete cure by using 2 bottles.— Affirmed 19th November, 1807. lleney Bird, aged 26 years, of do. a long time exceedingly ill with cough, fever and night hweats and symptoms as above stated—a complete cure by using two bottles. Affirmed 2d An*1* 1817. c Andrew YVeice’s daughter Susanna, aged 25 years of do. a longtime ill of I cough, spitting of blood and matter from her lungs 8nd symptoms as above stated and all tlm huir came oft’ her bead, a complete cure by using 1 bou ties. Affirmed 22d Nov. 1617. ljenry Dehoft’, of the ciry of Lancas ter, aged 23 years, with cough and -pit ting of blood from his lungs, a Ion* time,a complete i*uie by using one bot tle, and is now one year and four months and no return. Affirmed 29th of Nov 1817. William ftrtcn, aged 39 years, of Columbia, ruptured a blood vessel and ths hlood ru*»he<!-from ins lung*, amt. continued hy spells for nearly iw od.yi; a complete cure hy using one bottle, and is now upwards of ten years and cq feturn of the bleeding from hi* lunja* since. Sworn to 13th Dec. 1615. Adam ’\ ertell, «>t Conosiogo town ship, aged 45 jears, was a long time exceeding ill, upwards tff three months, confined to his room — cough and co pious spitting of matter from his lung*, night sweats, &c. a compete cure hy using 5 bottles of specific. Affirmed 122d Aug. 1810. In testimony whereof,I have hereun* to afiixed my hand and seal, this 15th day of February, 1818. in the ci’.y of Lancaster. SAM EEL CARPENTEH, fcTA fresh supply cf this Specific, price $ 1 per bottle, is con stantly lor sale by RICHARD H. L1TLE, DRUGGIST, King-stmt, Jllcm'a. july 25 LOOK HERE! TilOS* H. DONALDSON ful'y informs hi? friends and the public, tin he has removed his shop opposite to $lr. Urijneta confectionary /tore, where hfc intends carrying cn the SADDLE AND HARNESS MAJUNH BUSINESS, il all its various branches, Ht ha* cm hinda^d foraale Saddleft, Bridles and Harnett. which he will sell lower, and of a betwa* quality, than can be purchased at any other establishment in tha District. $^Orders frooi the country for aG£ article in the above Jioe, shajl he pnm • vtlljr attended to. july 1';.