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By EDGAR SNOWDEN. Terms. Daily paper - - - * 38 per annum. Country paper - - - 5 per annum. The ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE forthe coun try is printed on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. All advertisements appear in both papers, and are inserted at the usual rates. MR. EVERETT’S SPEECH. We make the following extract from the elo quent speech delivered by Mr. Everett at the recent public dinner in Salem (Mass.) The ■ whole speech is admirable, and the subjoined j quotation particularly struck us as apposite . and forcible: That we have touched a critical period, in ■ the state of public adfairs, is too apparent to need to be formally stated. Did I not place 1 unbounded reliance on the stability and good sense of the mass of the People;—did I not know that the pilgrim stock is not run out, that the blood of our fathers still beats warm and | undegenerate, in the bosoms of their children;; —did 1 not, above all, feel and see that the ] Whig spirit—that spirit of 76—is aroused and j abroad in the land, I should be almost ready, 1 ! confess, to begin to despair of the republic.j And when I say, despair of the republic, 1 speak 1 to the substance and spirit of the proposition. | I mean that there is reason for alarm, as to the j continued operation and sway of the principles | of republican government and liberty protect- j ed, as well as regulated, by law, which were embodied by our fathers in the Constitution. 1 do not mean that, in mv opinion, there is any danger that the Forms of the Constitution will be subverted. I presume thut, let what will be tide, we shall nominally have a President elect ed every four years; Secretaries theoretically amenable to Congress, although holding their official stations at the breath of the President’s mouth; and a Senate and House of Represen tatives to go through the forms of legislation, long after the familiar use of the Veto shall have reduced their action, on all important Questions, to viere form. This is the lesson of history. The forms of the Commonwealth in Rome were many of them kept up from the first to the last of the Ciesars.— The despots, who trampled her proud liberties into the dust, did It under the venerated name and ancient dignity of the Republic The Em peror who caused his horse to be raised *o the highest honors of the state, dared not discard the title of the magistracy, as it was administer ed by the Catos and the Scipios. He gave his horse an office, but it was a republican office. Rome could not be deprived of her consuls, although the consuls might be occasionally pro vided with an extra pair of legs. There are impressions made in the infancy of states as of men, which never wear out. I fake it the time wih never come, when the general frame work and official nomenclature of our Constitution will be abandoned. Even Napoleon after he had in fact, though not in name, made himself the Dictator of France, thought it expedient to nave it put to vote, whether he should be consul for life: and carried it, by a majority of more than three million and a half against a hand ful, of whom our own Lafayette was the only man of note. 1 happen to have in my pocket something like an occular illustration of those principles. Some body (a tory no doubt) lias palmed off upon my whig simplicity this ve ry day. lor a quarter of a dollar, a French franc piece, not certainly worth more than nine teen cents at best, and a good deal the worse for wear. What do we behold upon it? On one side, the oaken garland, emblem of the civic triumphs of regenerated France, surrounded with the auspicious legend Republique b'ran caise. And whose image and superscription, think you, on the other? Perhaps the emblem atic form of the goddessof liberty, as we see her on our own coins. Perhaps, Gen. Bonaparte;— the hatchet face of the youthful hero, fresh from the battle of Montemotte, Millesimo, and Lodi. Alas, no sir, a far different visage; your lean Cassius grown into your plump Augustus! the well known round and autocratic features of a later date, surrounded with the lofty inscription tfavoleon Empereur. . They, therefore, of all the deluded, are the most wofully deceived, who slumber on, in con fiding apathy, and think the republic is safe, be cause its organic forms are not in appearance subverted. I tell you, sir, that if Napoleon him self could burst the rock of St. Helena, where he lies walled and clamped down fathoms deep, in the everlasting granite: and if. with him. could burst into life the ghastly millions, that fell upon all his battle fields from the frozen clods of Rus sia to the baked mud of the Nile, and land in one resistless host upon our continent and sub due it, he would leave you the forms of the Con 9titUtion; he would graciously allow you to be the agents of your own subjection and shame; and when he had desolated your cities, wasted your fair fields, plundered your substance, torn your sons from your arms, and drenched your hearths in blood, he would tell you he came for your good, that he came to rescue you from aris tocrats and monopolists, and to bring you hap piness and gloiyf! Hot Weather South — The printers down east are trying, this warm weather, to see who can tel! the hottest story. In our latitude, such things come the natural way,without any efforts. The other morning, we were on the point of ad vertising a runaway kitchen girl, for a neigh bor of ours, when he came up blowing and dripping to countermand the order. In an apron full of melted spoons he had found an entire set of ivory dentals, which led to the conviction that poor Dolly hud gone into a state of amal garna'ion with the old pewter of the pantry. A fe.v day* since we understand, the nag of an itinerant Thompsonian Doctor, was seen grazing on a common up the country, fully ca parisoned. vtt destitute of a rider. Curiosity led to an examination; and finding, among the charmed \jmbers arid Lobelia, a single spur in each end of the saddle-bags, together with a large quantity of oil in a peculiar state of fixi ty, the conclusion was irresistible—all that was earthly of this votary of the doctrine, “ that ab sence of heat is the cause of dissolution,” had gone off in a volume of vapor. We have ne ver heard of any synthetic process by which such decompositions can be re-adjusted—and are therefore compelled to take up the lament of Othello, over this ill fated martyr in the heal ing art—“but once put out thine, thou cunningest pattern of excelling nature, I know not where is that Promethean heat. that can again thy light relume.”—Mobile Merc. JOB PRINTING neatly executed at this office Sea Serpents.—A few years ago, a profession al gentleman, (a Doctor of Medicine) of -New England, and an obstinate non-believer in the Sea Serpent, was sailing in Boston Harbor with a party of friends. He had been out a day or two, when one tine afternoon two gentlemen, with an oarsman, got into the boat, and rowed off a little way to fish. Shortly afterwards those on board saw---the Sea Serpent. He seem ed to be two hundred yards long, and showed his train of bumps perfectly plain. The Doctor beheld him with wondering eyes, and mentally concluded that his doubts must now’ end. The great monster approached, and seemed to make for the small boat. “Good heavens!” exclaim ed everyone, “he will run the boat down! — But it happened that they w’ere mistaken. He did not run it down, but he went so near, that the boatman struck him with his oar —ono to! the Sea Serpent disappeared! >\ hen the boat came alongside, enquiries were made ot the boatman, what kind of u fish it was? Pooh, said he, “it was only a Horse Mackerel. — And such has been ascertained to be the fact.— The description so often witnessed arises from a peculiarity this fish has at times in its swim ming. The peculiarities of many fishes are well known. Some cannot sink under watei for a moment. Others as the flying fish, can sustain themselves out of the water for some lit tle time. Others, as the Porpoise, throw their bodies with force out of the water, though only for an instant. The peculiarity of the Horse Mackerel is, that he cun swim for a time per pendicularly, with his head a fete feet out of wa ter. But to keep the body erect in the water, and to make progress at the same time, requires great force of the lower extremity, as every ex pert swimmer can tell. Accordingly, he is compelled to ply his tail with great force, and every stroke of it causes a swell in the watei behind, and a succession of these swells forms what has so often been taken for the blimps or protuberances of a sea serpent. And that is all! Here is the solution of the great mystery which has puzzled so many wise heads, for such a length of time, explained by the discovery of a very simple and intelligible fact in the natural history ot this fish.—.V. Y. Gaz. Murder alsea.—We have been favored with the perusal of a letter froin Capt. ^ m- H. VVel«h now lying at Cadiz, to Ins owners here, detailingthe particularsof a most ferocious mur der comitted onward his vessel on her outward bound voyage. On the 7th of June last, a pas senger. whilst the cr< w *.\ere utterly unprepar ed lor an attempted the kind, attacked one of them. Henry Irvin a native of Sagharbour, Long Island, ami stnl.b- cl him to tin* heart: he fell dead instantly. The <- as->:n then turned round and ! stubbed ir -a. but not mortally, the sec ond \ *7 0111 murder, Capt. Welsh ran upon c- ck. .mi. i. no sooner got up the com par. son land, r tuu the villain thrust his dag ir -i uito his left sidt f:i! it struck against a rib.— He M’peated ihe b|ov< end stabbed him in the hip, Vvnen the captain fell down with the loss of blood. By tnis time theciew havingcollccted, ran to the captain’s assistance, and knocked the murderer down. He was then tied and secured; but on the day before the vessel got into the bay of Gibraltar, and was lying to in a heavy gale of wind, he jumped infr- the sea and made his escape.— The young man killed was of exemplary char acter, and hnd suiled with Capton Briton in the Julia.—X. Y. Com. A Pirate.—The schooner Gideon Lee, of this port, from Mobile, arrived at Providence on Thursday. In lat. 23, long. 75, saw a Spanish brig to windward, standing on the same tack— at 7 P. M. came up with her, when the brig hail ed three times, but could not be understood. On hailing the fourth time, in Spanish, Captain Hall replied that they did not understand that language, when fmr shots were fired in suc cession at the schooner, but she fortunately re ceived no injury. The vessels at this time be ing on opposite tacks, theschooner w as put away before the wind, and left the brig, she making no attempt to pursue them.— X. V. Com. Capture of Mocha.—Were it not for the deli cious collet* to which this place lends its name, perhaps few Americans would be aware even of the existence of such a city on the eastern j side ot the Red Sen in Arabia Felix. The pro fit upon its staple enables it to support a popu lation of ten thousand inhabitants, but its go vernment is vicious and weak, and the walls of the city insecure. Hence, being an inviting ob ject to marauders, a tribe of the party ot Be douin Arabs, being hungry for the ‘spoils,’ made a descent upon it in February last, under j the command of a chief in the pay of Mehemet Ali, the celebrated Pacha of Egypt. The place was obstinately defended by four hundred of the Sultan’s troops, but was finally carried by ussault; about forty of the Turkish troops were ! killed, and the rest made their escape on hoard ! some English ships in the offing About 300 of i the assaihants were slain.—A’. Y. Com. The steamer Cap** Breton, Capt. Denner, ar rived hereon Thursday night from Halifax, via Boston. This is the first steamer, under the British flan, that ever entered our port. She is propelled by the Nova Scotia coal, consuming 0 chaldrons in 24 houis. She weathered oat a very severe gale on the passage, without receiv ing the least injury. The public will have an opportunity of seeing her to-day, as we leant she will make an excursion down the bay in the afternoon. We trust that 'his will !■ ad to the opening of a steam communication between this city and the British provinces. iV. 4'. Dai. Adc. Health of the City.— It is now 23 days s’nee the first case of Cholera occurred. Tiie deaths ' during that period, have been only 52. In 1832 in the first 20 days there were eight hundred and sixteen deaths recorded. The iiifleier.ee ; is so great that it has caimed the fears of the j most timid. The consequence is that there is no interruption to the trade of the city, and not a man of business has left on account of the cholera. In St. Louis, Louisville, and many other places, the disease has wholly disappear- i ed after a short period. By the blessingofa; merciful providence, and the use of rational j means,such as temperunco and cleanliness, may we not hope to be as signally blessed .V. Y. Daily Adc. Emigrants.—A riot occurred on Thursday, amongthe emigrants on boaid the Patriot, which might have increased considerably, had it not [ been for the exertions of Capt. Ryan and the j crew, one of which, in particular, adopted the j remedy so often used in the steam packets be- j tween Glasgow and Londonderry, viz. pumping the water of the engine on the refractory pas sengers. In the present instance we are happy to state, it had the desired effect. We have frequently heard the character of emigrant ships from Ireland declared to be worse than that of those concerned in the slave trade from Africa; the account given by the passengers of the Thomas Oelston, from Lon donderry, substantiates the opinion. The passengers by this vessel state the num ber, including children, to hare been somewhere from 430 to 517. They wcte nine weeks on the passage, and suffered much from want of wa ter and provisions. Besides two tiers of berths on the sides, the vessel was filled with a row of berths down the centre, between which and th side berths there was only a passage ol about three feet. The passengers were thus oDiigea to eat in their berths, each of which contain ed a great many persons, say five and uP^aJ. fn one w ere a man, his w ife, his sister, and fi children; in another were six full grown > oung women, w’hile that above them contained n men. and the next one eight men. These statements are given upon the concur rent testimony of several of the passengers. Fortunately, a succession of fine weather ena bled them to keep the hatches open; in a storm thev would have been smothered. Although these people landed safely at Grosse Isle, a great deal of sickness has broke out among them since. A part of them came up by the Canadian Eagle, on Wednesday, from which about a dozen persons were taken to the Cholera Hospital soon after their arrival. Montreal Herald. The Chinese Gong.—It is not generally known, we believe, that this curious and beautifully ton ed instrument, in universal use in China, has within a few years been much introduced into our own country, as well as Europe. It is used in theatres, to represent the deep funeral tones of a cathedral bell, ami for manufacturing, al so we imagine, artificial thunder. In several of our hotels in this city (Bunker’s and the Amer ican, &o.) it is also found a serviceable, und at the same time a richly musical instrument, to summon together, by its hollow, rumbling re verberations, the sharp-set gourmand to Ins din ner, in lieu of the tinkling, unharmomous clat ter of cow bells, which were formerly employed for this purpose, und which proved so often an noying to (hose wko were passing in the street, or who lived in the neighborhood of such estab lishments—a grievance which still exists to a very considerable extent, when we take into account the very great number of public hou ses our city contains. We hope the gong will be soon substituted for these discordant sounds: for there is in its music something peculiarly no ble and harmonious to the ear—a low’ rumbling basso intonation that, debased as it may be to a mere dinner signal, inspires more lofty feelings than the mere gratification of our carnivorous propensities, the keenness of w hich, therefore, it may have a benign moral influence in res training within moderate limits, and reducing to a more subdued condition, than they occupy in the digestion, of many of our epicures.— The gong is shaped like a large circular shal low’ pan, with numerous elevations and depres sions on its surface, and on the inside are gene rally the inscription of the name and factory (probably) of the maker. M. D’Arcet, of Par is, we perceive bv a late number of the London Asiatic Journal, has found they consist of eigh ty parts ofcopper, and twenty oftin, but that this would make an alloy altogether too brittle, if not properly tempered. It is astonishing that an instrument like this, so simple, and scarcely a foot and a half in diameter, should possess a tone nearly as powerful as some of our largest bells, by the mere application of a drum stick, the ball of* which is covered with leather. Its sounds may be compared to those of a tambou rine, though much superior. They evince the i high perfection of the Chinese in some of the ! arts.—.V. Y. *V«r. “ Usages of the Democratic Parly. '—A fun ny lawsuit has, we perceive from the Steuben ! ville Gazette, latelv been tried at Dayton, in 1 Ohio. It appears that two persons undertook J to publish in that town, in partnership, a Jack son newspaper, under the false name of a de mocratic one. They entered into an ngree i ment, one of the articles of w hich was, that the paper should be conducted agreeably to the 1 usages of the democratic party, but soon, alas! I differed as to what the usages of that party I w ere; one insisted that democracy consisted in ' the support of certain doctrines.—the other, in j subserviency to certain men. Incidentally, we ; believe, it was admitted that “ the usages” as at 1 present understood, mainly consisted in attach ment to “ the spoils,” but this not affecting the immediate question between the parties, was lost sight of. Both appealed to the law as the arbiter between them, and injunctions were is [ sued by’ each against the other. The w hole matter came up before the court a few’ days t ugo, on a motion to dissolve one of the injunc tions, when the usages of the democratic par ty” were discussed by Counsel at some length. No decision bad been made by the Court at the last account.—.V. Y. Enq. I Amateur Boatmen.—There are now organized ; in this city and Philadelphia associations termed clubs, consisting of young men who have joined ! together for the purpose of improving themselves j in the art of rowing, imparting vigor to the frame, and skill in the management of boats. The Clubs ! have separate names, and appropriate nautical 'uniforms. The Philadelphia Gazette speaks of a new boat belonging to the Dart Club of that citv, as‘‘ one of the sweetest pieces of carpen try that ever floated. It w-as painted black, with n*broad gold streak from stem to stern. She was rowed bv eight oarsmen, dressed in the uni form of the club. Two members sat in the stern, (the coxswain and his mate.; The interior de corations of the boat were correspondent to her general beauty. The rowing was a fine speci men of that manly exercise, and attracted the attention of every one who had ever ‘tugged at ! the oar.” Suppose our Philadelphia friends transport , themselves and boat to this city, and try their strength and skill with some of our clubs. Our harbor affords a fine field for such sport, and will ensure them a reception they will have no need to complain of.—N. Y. Star. Famine in the East.—We have received, says the Boston Mercantile Journal, by the politeness of C. G. Bush, a gentlen a- lately returned from Calcutta, a file of Calcutta papers to the 15th of March; from one of which we perceive that owing to the great and unusual scarcity of rain the last season, the crops in some of the interior Provinces have been cut short, and the inhabi tants are suffering from famine. In Bruendle curd, the distress is represented as very great. The miserable natives are mere living skeletons, and are scarely able to rise when once seated. Many have only strength enough to crawl to the river side, to drink, drop down and die; their corpses are exposed to the ravages of the vul tures, the Pariah dog, and jackalls. Others not having strength to go that distance, lie down and die in the streets. This sad state of things prevails over a great extent of country, and the inhabitants are emigrating to the Doah or Oude territories, where grain is-more plenty. But from their wretched appearance but few will live to reach the Place of their destination. The Government has granted 5000 Rupees towards the relief of these miserable wretches;—which, however, is said to be but a drop in the bucket, and starvation and death, will again soon stare these wretched natives in the face. The Post Office Report, with all the docu ments ordered to be printed by the Senate, is lying upon our table. In looking over the ap pendix, we found a list of mail contractors in the several States with the amount of extra al lowances paid to each contractor. In the table of Massachusetts, we found, to our utter sur prise, that Mr. Jesse Smith, of this town, one of the largest mail contractors in the State, was marked as having received an extra allowance of $726 92. Having always understood that i Mr. Smith had not only never received any ex- j tra allowance, but had not even been able to ob tain the sums due by contract, we called upon 1 him for information, and he informed us, that he had never, to his knowledge, received any ex tra allowance, had never claimed any, and had never before heard of it. And this is not the only instance in which money has been chaig ed under this head, that has doubtless been squandered by the corrupt satellites of Major Barry. If the Major will send on the $7269 to our respected townsman, we can assure him it will pay nearly half the interest which is due to him for sums long unpaid by his bankrupt department.— Taunton Whig. Singular Will and Funeral.—Among curious wills, that of Louis Cartusius, a Judgeof Padua, deserves to be mentioned. Here are some of the principal articles:—1st. I forbid my house being hung with black after my death, and I de sire that all who attend my funeral may be dressed in green. 2d. 1 require that there be collected all the violins, all the flutes, and all the drums in the city, in order that they may accompany me to my last home. 3d. I name for my heir the person who shall laugh most at my interment. Never did a funeral present a more singular appearance. There were all the relations of the deceased striving to laugh, with as much sincerity as under the usual circumstances they would have endeavored to cry. The will was disputed by a neur relative as the production of a madman; but the lawyer who was retained to defend it, maintained that a Judge could never be charged with madness, and upon this con j clusivereasoning the will was pronounced valid. The Louisville Journal of the 5th inst. says:— “ Lovett and Jones were executed yesterday, for the murder of John Tandy, of Va. An im mense concourse of people was on the ground, variously estimated from eight to twelve thou sand. Lovett, we understand, denied his guilt, and appeared to the last indifferent and unrelenting. Jones acknowledged that he had perpetrated the murder, and exculpated Lovett from any participation in it.” Highway on Fire.—On Wednesday last the Fire Department of this town [Newport, N. H.l was called upon to extinguish a fire which had broken out on the New Road, leading from this town to Claremont l'liis road for a consider able distance is built on the bank of the river upon the hill side, and for the ^pace of a mile or more, is composed at the bottom, of logs and brush. These combustible materials had taken fue from a neighboring *• slush” field which had been fired a few days before, and when the company arrived at the spot, were one living bed of coals for a long distance, giving out through the top of the road, a powerful heat.— The engine company as usual, w as prompt—the engine was placed within ten feet of the river, with the leading hose attached, and a constant stream was played upon the fire three or four hours. The following morning it broke out afresh when it was found necessary to remove a part of the road in order to subdue it. The road is now in good order. We will just re mark that without the aid of an engine two or , three hundred dollars must inevitably have been lost to the town.—Spectator. DR A IfS THIS DA V Grand Consolidated Lottery, Class 15 for 1834. To be drawn at the City Hall, in the City of Washington, on Tuesday, August 19 GRAND SCHEME: l Prize of 325.000 I 1 Prize of 86.000 1 do of 12.000 | 10 Prizes of 2,000 10 Capital Prizes of •->1.500! &c. Tickets 10; halves 500; qrs. 2 50; eighths 1 25 XJr* Lowest prize 812 To be had in a variety of numbers of J. CORSE, Lottery Exchange Ilroker. Alexandria. draws this da > Grand Consolidated Lottery, Class 15 for 1834. To be drawn at the City Hall at Washington, on Tuesday, August 19 9PI.ENDID capitals: 1 prize of ij;25,000 I 1 prize of S,60001 1 do of 12,000| 10 prizes of 2,000 10 Capital Prizes of 81,500! &c. Tickets 10; halves 5 00; qurs. 2 50; eighths 125 Lowest prize 312 To be had in a variety of numbers of J. W. VIOLETT, Lottery and Exchange Broker, .Vear the corner of King and Fayette Street#, | Alexandria, D. C. DRA WS THIS DA > Grand Consolidated Lottery, Class 15 for 1631, To be drawn at the City Hall, in the City of, Washington, on Tuesday, August 10 splendid scheme: l prize of $25,000 I 1 prize of $6,000 1 do of 12,000 | 10 prizes nf 2,000' 10 Prizes of 1,500 DOLLARS! &c. &c. Tickets $10; halves 5 00; qrs2 50; eighths 1 25 Lowest prize $12 On sale in great variety by JAS. KIORDAN. Uncurrent Notes and Foreign Gold pur chased.__ _ DRAWS THIS DAY Grand Consolidated Lottery, Class 15 for 1834, To be drawn at the City Hall, in the City of Washington, on Tuesday, August 19 8CHEMF.: 1 prize of $25,000 I 1 prize of $,6000 1 do of 12,000 | 10 do of 2,000 10 Capital Prizes of $1,500! dec. Tickets $10; halves 5 00; qrs. 2 50; eighths 1 25 P33 Lowest prize 12 dollars For sale, as usual, in great variety, by JOS. M. CLARKE, (Sign of the Flag of Scarlet and Gold,) King it. Alexandria, D. C. MADEIRA WINE. 7 Pipes Consisting of Sercial, Tinto, 3 half pipes [Burgundy, Grape Juice, fine 30 qr do | old London Particular, and 33 half qr do J a few’ casks of “ extra good ’ old London Particular Madeira W ine. The above mentioned Wines are from the w’ell and favorably known house of J. Howard, March & Co. who state that this collection of Wines is equal to any’ ever sent to the port of Alexandria. For sale on accommodating terms. 8 mo 5—eo7t PHINEAS JANNEY. JOB PRINTING executed at this office ALEXANDRIA: TUESDAY MORNING, AUG. 19, 1834. ELECTIONS. Kentucky.—A letter to the editors of the Na tional Intelligencer says: “ Our Election is over, and the Jackson and Van Buren party are routed. Out of one hun dred members to our House of ltepiesentatives. they will not return, I think, more than twenty, if they exceed fifteen. This election gives u-< a decided majority in the Senate also. “Jefferson, Bullitt. Oldham, adjoining coun ties. hitherto Jackson—have, to the great asto nishment of the “ Collar” men, returned Whig members. Henry county, the residence of Mr. : Lecompte, has returned two Whigs by a large majority. It does indeed seem that Jacksonisni is uprooted and exterminated in the State ” North Carolina.—It is now probable that we 1 shall not know the political complexion of the ; next .North Carolina Legislature till its ensuing session. The North Carolina Journal, of Fayetteville gives the returns of three counties, in addition to those previously published, and adds: I “ VVe presented to our readers in our la^t, the returns from four counties; we learn from a highly respectable correspondent, that tUr>r out of the twelve members returned from those counties, are the decided friends of the adini nistration. We present, this week, returns fror. three other counties.” The Milton Spectator of the 13th inst. say-: “ The returns, as far as received, are, we uo derstar.d, in favor of the Administration, win. ; the exception of one of the members from Franklin County.” On the other hand, the Salisbury (N. C Watchman says: “ The election for members to the next Gene ral Assembly, in this State, will take place on Thursday next, 14th inst. It is impossible to ascertain with much precision what wid he the ! political complexion of this body, but the op; nion expressed by intelligent men, who have ! had opportunities of knowing more on this sub , ject than ourselves, is, that if every Jackson can i didate in the Stute should succeed, there would • still be a majority of Anti-men on a joint ballot. Thev say, however, that no such contingency need be apprehended, for that, in the majority of instances where a trial of strength is expec t ed, the Heroites will be routed.” CHOLERA. The New York Board of Health, under dat? , of August 16th, at noon, report that, since the ■ previous day, there had been reported by phy sicians in the city generally, 26 cases of Chole ra, of which 12 have died, and four deaths of those before reported. The Board of Health of Albany reported, at 12 o’clock (noon) on the 15th, fifteen cases and three deaths of Cholera, in that city, during the three days next preceding. Severul cases of Cholera have also occurred at Detroit, principally among the colored popu lation. In Washington, (D. C.) the Board of Health report three cases, and add that “the exciting cause has been readily traced to the imprudent use of vegetables and fruits, perhaps too long gathered, and badly dressed.” There are no published reports of any case* having occurred in Philadelphia or Baltimore. Since the cases referred to by the Board ol Health of this place, in their publication in ye? terday’s Gazette, we have heard of no cast* o! Cholera, or indeed of any disease resembling i' The Boston and Charlestown excitement ap pears to have nearly subsided, and tiie autiion ties are busily engaged in collecting tacts an ! taking depositions respecting the transacts of Monday and Tuesday nights. Mobs of Bin and boys armed with knives, pistols, Ac. par ded through the streets and marched to thenm of the Convent on Tuesday evening about 1- I o’clock, where they completed the destruction- I of the garden and made a bonfire ot the li*nr' I that surrounded the grounds. They then mat'.* , a hostile demonstration in front ol the Cath" I Church, but finding it defended by the Cham' j town Phalanx, they retreated without commit i ting any actual violence. We hope to hoar o. I no further depredations. The President.—The I* resident leacht’ Knoxville on the 30th ult. The Register sa.,; "he iras rapidly regaining his healthwt"( suffered from the bilious attack he sustained •' Virginia. His journey was resumed on ' evening of the day he reached Knoxville, »n he probably arrived at the Hermitage on ’ 3th inst. From Jamaica.—We learn (says the V York Daily Advertiser) from a passenger board of the schr. Eclipse, arrived yeateiW from Jamaica, which vessel left on the 30th • ly, the day before the emancipation bill ‘ into effect, there was no expectation any rectionary movement by the slaves. Thf>) peared to be very dissatisfied at becoming prentice*. The slaves on the Orange \a\K< Salt Springs, and several other Estates. they will not work. StUl,however large the n ber of Slaves on these estates, the Inha na were under no apprehensions._ The Philadelphia Gazette of Saturday ' g last says: i » a* “ The quiet of the city was not ‘^r^jnfi ening, by a renewal of r,«to^ff (h, ni •veral hundred persons collected in .tn. ty of Shippen and Sixth streets, but tt r tie or no disorder. The police and ^ izens under Col. Brown, were °.n • * w* any citizens of Moyamensing met m ■ ar the scene of the late riots, Prrpa flUjrei i police in case their services werejeq The speeches of Mr. Webster and M'jN t, at the Whig Dinner at Salem, arei \ it, particularly that of Mr. Everett, w' • • I blic addresses, is happier than, pcr. ap ler fnan in the United States.