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By EDGAR SNOWDEN.__ Daily paper - - ^-M9‘ - SS per annum. Country paper - _ - 5 per annum. The ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE for the coun try i3 printed on Tuesday, Thursday, and VI advertisements appear in both papers, and are inserted at the usual rates. _ SING, SWEET HARP. T From Irish Melodies, by 7'homas Moore, Esq. *■ —Just published.] Sing, sweet harp, oh! sing to me Some song of ancient days, Whose sounds in this sad memory Long-buried dreams shall raise;— Some lay-that tells of vanquished fame Whose light once round us shone; Of noble pride now turned to shame, And hopes for ever gone,— Sing, sad harp, thus sing to me, Alike our doom is cast, Both lost to all but memory, We live but in the past. How mournfully the midnight air Among thy chords doth sigh. As if it sought some echo there Of voices long gone by:— Of chieftains now forgot, who beam’d The foremost then in fame; Of bards, who once immortal deem’d, Now sleep without a name. In vain, sad harp, the midnight air Among thy chords doth sigh; In vain it seeks some echo there Of voices long gone by. Could’st thou but call those spirits round Who once in bower and hall, Sat listening to thy magic sound. Now mute and mouldering all; But no;—they would but wake to weep Their children’s slavery; Then leave them in their dreamless sleep; The dead, at least, are free! O hush! sad harp, that dreary tone, That knell of freedom’s day, Or listening to its death-like moan, Let me, too, die away. BANK OF THE UNITED STATES. The following correspondence, relative to the bank dividends, between Mr. Biddle and the Secretary of the Treasury, has been forwarded to th6 President of the United States, and by him furnished to the Editor of the “ Nashville Republican” fur publication. Philadelphia, July Sth, lSo-t. g,R_I have had the honor of receiving your letter of the 3d inst. requesting that the dividend on the stock .*r the bank owned by the United States should be placed to the credit of the Treasury of the United States at the office of this bank in Washington, which was this morn ing submitted to the board of directors. At the same time was presented a copy of your letter to the cashier of that office, datcu the *-0 tlist, containing the final refusal of the Trea ury to allow the claim of the bank for damages in the protested bill upon the French government. Alter due consideration of the contents of these communications, l am instructed by the board of directors to inform you, that, from the dividend payable the 17th of this month, there will be deducted the amount due to the bank for damages, costs, and interest upon the bill of exchange drawn by the Secretary of the Treasury on the French Government; and that the remainder shall be placed to the credit of the Treasurer, in the office at Washington, in conformity to your request. I am further instructed to say, that this com sc is adopted by the board of directors, not mere ly from a conviction of the obvious justice and propriety of it, but because it furnishes the best, if not the only, mode of obtaining a judicial de cision of the case by the proper tribunals. To procure that decision, the board will give eve ry facility in their power; and if there is any other mode of submitting the rights of the res pective parties to the judicial tribunals, more acceptable to you, any suggestion by you for that purpose will not fail to receive the prompt and respectful consideration of the board ol di rectors. In the mean time, I have the honor to bv, very respectfully, > UU^’B1DDLE Pres,,. Hon. Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury, W ashington. Bank or the United States, / July 8, 1831. $ Sir* l had this day the honor of informing you ♦hat the board or directors would deduct from the dividend payable to the United States, on the 17th of this month, the amount due to the bank on account of damages on the bill of ex change on the French Government. 1 am instructed to apprise you, at the same time that in thus enforcing their rights in this particular case, they desire not to be understood as waiving any other claim upon the Govern ment; and they more especially wish it under stood that they do not waive their claim for full compensation and indemnity for the viola tion of the charter of the bank, by the removal from it* custody of the public funds, for the use of which the bank had paid a valuable consid eration. That claim is reserved in full force, to be asserted at such time, and in such manner, as may hereafter be deemed expedient. 1 have the honor to be, very ^'^LTpres’t Hon. Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington. Treasury Department, ) July 14th, 1834. S Sir—Your two communications under date of the 8th instant have been received. The course pursued by the bank over which you preside in determining to withhold a portion of the dividends due on the stock of the U. States, has excited much surprise in this department, and at the present time, is more to be regretted, as Congress is not in session to provide for the deficiency thus caused in the estimated revenue from bank stock the present year. The claim for damages on the bill of ex change drawn upon France, to answer which it is stated that payment of part of the dividend is now refused, was disallowed by this depart ment before the two last dividends were passed to the credit of the Treasury, and some months , before the recent session of Congress commenc ed Consequently it was presumed that the claim if not abandoned, would be presented and pursued before that body in the manner usual with claims against the United States when the latter has not instituted any action at law against the claimant. Besides these considerations it could not have been anticipated as probable that all the divi dends accruing would not be paid with promp titude and fidelity when it was known, that the case of a failure in a stockholder to discharge his subscription to the capital of the hank was the only case where the charter makes an ex-1 press provision, that he “shall lose the benefit of the dividends, and,” in this instance, that the United States, though a large stockholder, was not pretended to have been guilty of any breach of the provision. Notwithstanding this, it would seem from vour communications that the United States, tho’*intimately connected with the bank, by having conferred the great privileges in its charter, by still using it daily as a fiscal agent for certain purposes, and by being entitled to a supervision of its concerns through Congress, has suddenly, without previous notice, and only by an implied or constructive power, not in the opinion of this department warranted or neces sary, been deprived of the use of most ol its di vidends, and for the purpose of satisfying a con troverted cla'im, tho law and equity of which were many months since denied by the.execu tive, and have never been sanctioned by either of the other branches of government established by the Constitution. * In this condition of the subject, since the bank did not deem it proper to present to Congress, the customary tribunal for settling such dispu ted demands against the United States; or dur ing the late session, to apprise either that body or this office of the extraodinary course intend ed to be pursued in thus siezing upon a large por tion of the public dividends, while already in possession of more than a million of dollars be longing to the government, but hitherto uncalled for by its creditors or the treasury; this depart ment does not consider that it has yet enjoyed a suitable opportunity, in relation to so unexpec ted a measure, to know the views or procure a desirable action of Congress; and, therefore, does not feel justified in making, at this time, any arrangement with the bank, or any 1 sug gestion’ in respect to legal prosecutions; nor in recognizing anv mode “ the justice or propri ety” of the proceedings the bank has been pleas ed to adopt. But it will endeavor on the whole subject to present an early report to Congress at its next session, and to the President of the United States. In the mean time, if the bank desires, before a report is prepared, that the facts and reasons in detail, on which its decisions, and especially its claim for damages on the bill of exchange, are founded, should be examined by this de partment, the statement of them, whenever for warded, will receive respectful consideration. I have the honour to be yours. LEVI WOODBURY, Secretary or the Treasuiy. N. Biddi.e, Esq. President U. S. Bank. Philadelphia. j ■ ■ ■■■ 1 - A DRUNKARD. We do not know when we have had our feel ings more shocked than by the sudden appari tion into our chamber, the other day, of a poor, miserable wretch, in tatters, in a state of deplo rable indigence and inebriety. His face was bloated, of a purple red, and swollen out of all natural proportions, like some poor felon that had just been cut down from the gallows. His eyes were glaring like balls of fire, and protrud ing from their sockets, while his dishevelled hair, knotted and filthy, hung in scattered ringlets from his temples, or floated in confused disorder “ like a meteor streaming to the wind.” His garments were ragged and torn, and his nether vestment, here and there, rent asunder by its own rottenness, or the unnatural distensions which his unwieldy, dropsical limbs had attain ed under constant repletion. As he staggered to a seat, he muttered forth some inarticulate sentences, by which we recognized, with pain and horror, under this hideous shape, more frightful than Milton’s Death begotten by Sin, one whom we had once known and seen in bet ter days, and who, presuming upon the friend ly intercourse which had then subsisted between us, had thus unceremoniously obtruded himself into the room. Many years had elapsed since we had met him, but we could not repress a bit ter tear at the remembrance of what the poor fellow had once been, in his prosperous days— when he was the pride and solace of his parents, an honor to the honored profession to which he belonged, and to the truly respectable and ex tensive circle among whom he moved. Alas' what changes have passed over him! What dark clouds have obscured the bright horizon and sunny skies that once smiled upon him! A poor mother’s heart broken, and borne in grief to her grave! Discarded by sisters, and broth ers and friends, and relatives, a forlorn, unhap py’wanderer over the earth, without shelter, food, or even the tear of pity to weep over him, who, by his own suicidal and desperate aban donment to the most beastly of human vices, had brought down this abject misery upon him self, and made him a loathsome object of scorn to his fellow-creatures. Had lie, in eariy life, followed in the path of virtue, he might have formed some eligible alliance, and passed quiet ly down the stream of time, in the enjoyment of the inappreciable blessings of domestic happi ness and conjugal love. It was otherwise; and no fair hand, nor eye of tearful affection, were here to administer balm to a heart too seared, and callous, and debased, to respond to the sympathies of pride or of feeling. Yet was there still a slight glimmering of that fire that once animated his bosom, and which even cruel and abject misery had not entirely extinguished. He imploringly begged some small charity that would appease his hunger, he said, but which was doubtless to be bestowed on the same vile passion which had destroyed him. Still he re volted at the idea of becoming the tenant of a poor house, however comfortable his residence might be made. He shuddered more, perhaps, at The prospect of being subjected to the surveil lance of the discipline which would deprive him of the means of gratifying his morbid appetite for spirituous drink, and which now was the fa tal poison that he constantly hankered after, and that predominated over and obliterated every honorable emotion or aspiring thought that once burned within this ruined tenement of a great and noble mind.—New York Star. The Summit of Bliss—A marriage was cele brated, a few weeks since, in a romantic spot on the top of the'Blue Bulge, under the broad arch of Heaven. The parties haying obtained license in a county in which they did not reside, deemed it necessary to be within the jurisdiction of the clerk issuing the process; and, at the ap pointd hour, here came the groom and his train from one point, and the bride with her fair pos se from another. After the nuptial tie was drawn, the parties separated, in the manner and direction in which they came—but only tempo rarily, we presume. The scene was one of sin gular interest; and we have no doubt the fond pair, in their journey through the dark vales of life, will never forget what was to them, at the moment, emphatically the Summit of Bliss. Charlestown Free Press. VIEWS OF TRE SPANISH MINISTRY. In a discussion which took place in the Span ish Chamber of Peers, Aug- 2nd, on p., of the Address in reply to the Speech ol the Queen, some interesting developements were made of the views of the Ministry, which we translate for the information of our readers. They were elicited by a course of remarks from the Duke de Rivas, who said there was not a word in the Reply, directed to the accomplish ment of the great work for which the Coites were assembled, although the last paragraph but one of the Speech prepared the way for the Chambers to go forward and complete it. 1 he ( subsequent observations of the Duke may e inferred from the reply of the I rime Minister, Martinez de la Rosa, who after admitting it* principle of the responsibility of Ministers, an that consequently they were answerable Tor the Speech of the Crown, proceeded as follows: j An illustrious Peer commenced by lamenting the want of a Declaration of Rights, reminding us that such a Declaration had been made in a neighboring nation.—a Declaration, however, so vague and indefinite in its language, as o be nearly useless in practice,—a Declara.ion which was in reality only a remnant pf the phi losophic pedantry of the age of Louis A \ lit an unseasonable imitation of "hat had been done in a distant country, as if what hud been effected in an infant State, was applicable to ancient monarchies, not to say old monarc hies, whose customs, institutions and habits, ha\e been formed for ages. . The penal code which the Ministry proposes to submit to the Cortes at the present session, will secure many of the desired guaranties which, if separated from their connexion and dependence, would appear misplaced. Even before presenting these codes, the Ministry ha\ e thought proper to lay down two principles.— First,—that as the long chain of responsibility begins with the Ministers, and extends to all the responsible agents of the Government, the rights of the subjects can never be trampled on, without their being able to demand reparation and redress. Second,—that the most efficient step towards securing the independence of the judicial power and all the guaranties which Je suit from it, is the separation of the administra tive authority from the civil: and to this point the greater attention should he directed, inas much as one of the principal causes of the evils suffered by this nation, has sprung from the op posite system,—the lamentable source of so much confusion and disorder. .' Allusion has been made to the C ivic Militia; that Militia which was formed by the present Ministry, without entertaining the vain pre sumption that perfection had been reached in a matter so inherently difficult: inherently diffi cult, 1 repeat; for it may be said that with this establishment is attempted the solution of the grand problem of the present a go,—the union of order icith liberty. It lias also been intimated that a law is neces sary in favor of the press. If this subject should come under discussion, the Ministry will not re fuse to take a part in it. They will say to what point they think the freedom of the press can be extended, and beyond what point it cannot be extended without inconvenience and dan ger. Not because Ministers fear a free discus sion or censure of their acts: they have them selves opened the door of political controver sies, and allow judicious censure, and even bit ter criticism upon their acts. It has also been intimated that allusion ought to have been made to the American question. This matter the Government did not lose sight of. They will say more: it was a subject of de liberation in the council of Ministers, whether it was expedient, or not, to touch this point in the Speech from the Throne: but on balancing the arguments for and against, it was consider ed most for the public good to observe a pru dent silence. The reserve required by this most important subject, did not permit them to express their opinion in an authentic, formal manner. As it respects the reconciliation of the par ties, and the union of all Spaniards in one fa mily, so to speak,—no one desires it more than the Ministers, both as a matter of duty, and on account of the advantages and glory of the achievement.' But it is not in the power of man, gentlemen, to off ice in one day the melancholy vestiges of so many ages of calamity, or to re pair the misfortunes caused to a nation by so many reactions and political convulsion®. As for the rest, the Ministers have only to follow in the path marked out by the august Queen Re gent; by that Queen from whose lips have pro ceeded only the consoling words of reconcilia tion and oblivion. Let men allude to past evils; let them condemn an age which has left behind it grievous recollections; the Ministers may well listen; for they rank themselves not among the accomplices, but the victims. But not on that account have they desisted, or will they desist, from the noble end which they have proposed to themselves; although they know all the difficul ties of the great undertaking,—the vestiges of the past, the obstacles of the present, and the j contingencies of the future.—AT. V. Jour. Com. Heavy Calamity.—We arc distressed to hear of the serious calamity which has befallen our worthy fellow-citizen Joseph McMurran. Esq. On Friday last, about mid-day, his fine large barn, near Shepherdstown, containing as we understand, about 1500 bushels of wheat, and a quantity of rye, oats, &c. was totally' con sumed by fire. The cause of the calamity can not be ascertained, though it is conjectured that it was occasioned by the wadding of a gun fir ed near the barn. This practice of firing guns near barn-yards, in dry weather, is highly re prehensible, and should he made an offence against the laws. Mr. McMurran’s loss, wc learn will not be short of §2000. Charlestown, Va. Free Press. Stock Cattle.—Numerous droves of stock and fat cattle are daily passing our streets. The price of Beef being good in the Eastern cities, we may expect such sights for some time to come.—Ibid. Pigeons.—Wild pigeons are now very numer ous in this neighborhood, and fall in phalanxes, daily, before the ready shot and unering aim of our marksmen. Food elsewhere is doubtless scarce, and the instinct of the pigeons leads them to the “land of plenty.” Even the Bears of the forest seem to know something of the character of Jefferson lands.—Ibid. NEW FALL SILKS. WILLIAM H. MOUNT & CO. have just received 20 pieces Plain and Figured Co lored Silks, of a very rich and handsome style; which will be sold very low'.sept 18 FIVE DOLLARS REWARD. STRAYED away on the 6th inst. a large dark red and white COW, with a bell and the subscriber’s name on the collar. Said cow came from Loudoun about two months since. I will pay the above reward on the delivery’ of the cow to me, in Alexandria. sept J7 STEPHEN SHINN. A Ilthrew Beauty.—We copy the following from one ofMr.Willis’ letters to the New York Mirror. “Therich Turkish coffee was brought in by an old woman, who left her slippers below as she stepped upon the mat, and our host followed with chibouques and a renewed welcome. A bright pair of eyes had been peeping for some time from one of the chambers, and w ith Hajji’s permission 1 called out a graceful creature of fourteen, with a shape like a Grecian Cupidon, and a timid sweetness of expression that might have descended to her from the gentle Ruth of scripture. There are lovely beings all over the world. It were a desert else. 13ut I did not think to find such a diamond in a Hebrew’s bo som. I had forgotten to mention her hair which was very remarkable. 1 thought at first it was • dyed with henna. It covered her back and 1 shoulders in the greatest profusion, braided near i the head, and floated below in glossy and silken | curls of a richness you would deem nature had you seen it in a painting. The color was of the deep burnt brown of a berry, almost black in the shade, buLcatching the light at every mo- j tion like threads of gold. In my life I have seen nothing so beautiful. It was the “ hair lustrous and smiling” of quaint old Burton. There was something in it that you could scarce avoid as sociating With the character of the wearer—as if it stole its softness from some inborn gentle- j ness in her heart. I shall never thread my fin gers through such locks again!” Arrest.—A young gentleman of this city, a partner in one of our most respectable Dry Goods houses, was arrested yesterday, having been indicted for being concerned in the late burning of the Convent at Charlestown. Con siderable excitement was felt on the subject last evening, as he has a large circle of friends who do believe him perfectly innocent of any parti cipation in that nefarious transaction. We hear that he went, voluntarily, before the Bos ton Committee of Investigation, some weeks ago, on hearing that some suspicions had been excited against him, and satisfied that body that he was innocent. Since that time he has been to New York on business, and returned on ly a few days ago. The evidence which has led to his indictment we have not heard, but it was not furnished by the Committee. Boston Cour. 12i CENTS REWARD. RANAWAY from the subscriber, On Wednes day morning, 10th September, DAVID KIRBY, an indented apprentice to the Loaf Bread Baking. He is between 15 and 16 years of age, dark brown hair and eyes. He had on when he left me coarse linen pantaloons, and dark summer roundabout. He took a basket of Loaf Bread to the amount of SI 50. 1 forewarn all persons from harboring the said boy, as I am determined to prosecute all such offenders to the extent of the law. sept 22—3tJOHN CHURCHMAN. No. 47 53 74, w hole ticket, prize of $200, Va. Dismal Swamp, Class IS, sold at lUOR DAN’S office on Saturday. DBA II S' TINS DA Y Delaware and South Carolina Lottery, Class No. 19 for 1834, To be drawn at Wilmington, Monday, Sept 22 HIGHEST PRIZE $6,000. Tickets $2 00; halves 1 00; quarters 0 50 Maryland State Lottery, Class No. 19 for 1831, To be drawn in Baltimore on Tuesday, Sept 23 HIGHEST PRIZE $12,000. Tickets $5 00; halves 2 50; quarters 1 25 On sale in great variety by JAS. KIOIIDAV. Uncurrent Notes and Foreign Gold pur chased. Drawing Va. Dismal Swamp Lottery, No. IS: 15 21 47 51 60 6 61 20 53 34 28 74 UkaWs Tins DA > Delaware and South Carolina Lottery Class No. 19 for 1831, Will be drawn in Wilmington,(Del.)on Monday, September 22 HIGHEST PRIZE $6,000' Tickets $2; halves 1 00; quarters 0 50 Maryland State Lottery, Class 19 for 1834, To he drawn in Baltimore on Tuesday, Sept 23 CAPITAL PRIZE 12,000 DOLLARS!! Tickets $5 00; halves 2 50; quarters 1 25 To be had in a variety of numbers of J. W. VIO LETT, Lottery and Exchange Broker, Near the corner of Kims and Fayette Streets, Alexandria, D. C. Drawing Va. Dismal Swamp Lottery, No. IS: 15 21 47 54 60 6 bl 20 53 34 28 74 DRA »'*’ THIS DA Y Delaware and South Carolina Lottery, Class No. 19 for 1834. . To be drawn at Wilmington, Monday, Sept 22 HIGHEST PRIZE $6,000. Tickets $2 00; halves 1 00; quarters 0 50 Maryland State Lottery, Class 19 for 183-4, To be drawn in Baltimore on Tuesday, Sept 23 CAPITAL PRIZE $12,000. Tickets 85 00; halves 2 50; quarters 2 25 To be had in a variety of numbers of J. CORSE* Lottery Exchange llroker. Alexandria. Drawing Va. Dismal Swamp Lottery, No. 18: j 15 21 47 54 60 6 61 20_ 53 34 28 *4 DRA WS THIS DA) Delaware and South Carolina Lottery, Class No. 19 Jor lS3t, To be drawn at Wilmington, Del. on Monday, September 22 HIGHEST PRIZE $6,000! Tickets S2 00; halves 1 00; quurtersOyO Maryland State Lottery, Class 19 for 1834, To be drawn at Baltimore on Tuesday, Sept 23 HIGHEST PRIZE 12,000 DOLLARS. £Cr* The 1st drawn number will be entitled to 810; 2d to $S; 3d to 87, &c. &c. Tickets 85 00; halves 2 50; quarters 1 25 For sale, as usual, in great variety, by JOS. nr. CLARKE, (Sign of the Flag of Scarlet and Gold,) King st. Alexandria, D. C. Drawing Va. Dismal Swamp Lottery, Class 18: 15 21 47 54 60 6 01 20 53 34 28 74 THOMAS T. FAUNTLEROY, | ATTORNEY AT LAW, „ , WILL practice in the Courts of the District . of Columbia, and in the Superior and In ferior Courts of the neighboring Counties in Vir- < ginia. He will be in Alexandria by the 20th < instant, and may always be found in the office . formerly occupied by T. W. Hewitt, Esq. after the first day of October next, sept 18—dlw&wtf _( IOB PRINTING neatly executed at this office f ALEXANDRIA^ MONDAY MORNING, SEPT. 22, 1834. Mai*e.—The Portland Argus of Monday giVej returns from 296 towns, as follows: Spragu^ 32,457; Dunlap, 36,380; Scattering, 748. About 30 towns remain to be heard from. The Senate will comprise 10 Whigs and 15 Jackson-men. Whig gain, 7. In the House, of 141 members heard from the Portland Argus (Jackson) claims Si, leay. ing 60 for the Whigs. The Portland Advertiser (Whig) out of 148 representatives heard from claims 70 as Whigs, and puts down 76 as Jaclc son-men, and 2 doubtful. The accounts from Hancock and Washing ton Congressional district, render it probable that Jarvis, the Jackson candidate, is elected by a very small majority! The President.—The following is from the Nashville Banner of the 10th inst.: “The President of ths United States, as we are informed left the Hermitage on yesterday for Washington City, via Knoxville and VjrJ. nia. We further learn that he was in the en joyment of an excellent state of health.” Trouble in Taunton.— The Taunton (Mas*.) Centinel of Saturday contains the following address to the citizens of that place, calling a public meeting signed by twelve individuals: To the public.—Whereas a most shameful outrage was during last night committed upon the property of some of our most respectable and valuable citizens, and viewing this afrocl-' ty as an indication of the same spirit that has recently been developed in several of our citiei, in the wanton destruction of property, and a contempt of the laws of the land-, thereby tend ing to introduce a state of anarchy and to pros trate individual rights, and endanger persona! safety—placing the community at the the mercy of a mob; the undersigned most respectfully in vite and recommend their fellow’citizens to as semble at the Town House, to-morrow (Satur day) afternoon at 4 o’clock to devise such mea sures as may bethought expedient to arrest the progress of this daring spirit, which threatens the peace and safety of our tow n, and to bring the perpetrators under the influence of the mu jesty of the laics. Ballooning at Frederick —There was some thing very like a failure at Frederick, again, on Friday last—being the day on which Dr. 3. Johnson proposed to gratify the expectant pub lic of that place with a near view of a Balloon Ascension—as some amends for their former disappointment. But when the hour came, it appears that the Dr. had a competitor for the honors and perils of the voyage, in the person of Mr. Woodall, the owner of the Balloon. Af ten some difficulty and much argument, (as we learn from the Examiner,) the case was submit ted to the judgment of the assembled multitude, who decided in favor of Mr. Woodall. “ At six o’clock, the inflation having beei completed, that gentleman took his station in the car and the moorings of the balloon be^f cut, it rose majestically some ten or fifteenjeet and then it fell. Mr. Woodall’s place w^ii immediately supplied by Mr. Simpson, with whom the Balloon rose perhaps an hundred feet in the air and sailed off in a northwesterly di rection, about a quarter of a mile, when, it alighted in a corn field, w hence it was brought to town and towed about the streets by meansof« cord attached to the car. We learn that, when Mr. Simpson alighted, he was almost in puru nnturalibu*, having been obliged to airot himself of nearly all his clothing to preventhii weight from bringing the balloon to the ground in the midst of the crowd. So ends ballooning in Frederick.” The Senate Committee on the Post Office«• •cmblcd in Washington on the 19ih, for the pur pose of proceeding, according to the order of the Senate, in the further prosecution of the examination into the abuses in the management of the Post Office. Present, Mr. Grundy, (Chair man,) Mr. Ewing, Mr. Knight, and Mr. South ard. The remaining member of the Commit tee (Mr. Robinson) is not known to have ar rived. _ “To aid the Postmaster General to discharge this debt, and at the same time to keep up »H the existing mail accommodations, the minority of the committee proposed to the Senale, i> their report, to authorize a loan from the Trea sury of 450,000 dollars, out of moneys hereto fore paid into it by the Post Office Department, to be repaid in three instalments, the last on the 3d March, 1837. This proposition of Mr. bn/n dy found no favor, however, w-ith the majority ot the Senate. The leading members of th* opposition declared, in debate, their strong re pugnance to act upon the suggestion. be observed, that at this time they were assum ing the loans made by the cities of Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria, for the construc tion of their canal, not by a mere loan, butty an actual payment out of the Treasury of y* large sums of interest due to the brokers in Hol land.”— Globe. As far as the Corporation of Alexandria u concerned, this is not so. The Government has assumed no loan made by this town.— Although, by the bye, we have just as much right to a favor ol this kind as our metropolitan neighbors: and we can scarcely believe’that Congress will be guilty of the rank injustice0 acting continually on the plan of keeping u» m this District, deprived of our natural mother, and refusing us the aid that she extends to the Metropolis. The Globe of Saturday concluded the publi cation of Mr. Benton’s speech against the B*o* delivered in February 1831! It is believed to have been read by a great many people! F'T* solid columns of Benton’s tirades one day, >n eight the next, are relished exceedingly- ^e hope the Globe will now give us one of Mr Benton’s speeches made in 1830! At the con clusion we trust will be re-printed, revised an corrected by the Author, the “ East Room k* ter.”_ It is expected that the Bank mania will br* ^ >ut afresh, and rage fiercely with “ tkf.t,r”' ror the next two weeks.