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By EDGAR SNOWDEN. Daily paper - - - - S3 per annum. Country paper . - - 5 per annum. The ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE for the coun try is printed on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. .... _ _ j AH advertisements appear in both papers, ana are inserted at the nsoal rates._ » _ j ^ ~ vvTnter. “I deem thee net unlovely—though thou com’st With a stern visage. To the tuneless bird— The tender flow’ret —the rejoicing stream, Thy discipline is harsh. But unto man, Methinks thou hast a kinelier ministry— Thy lengthened eve is full of fire side joys, And deathless linking of warm heart to heart; So that the hoarse stream passes by unheard. Barth robed in white, a peaceful sabbath holds, And keepeth silence at her Makers feet She ceaseth from the harrowing of the plough, And from the harvest shouting. “ Man should rest Thu9 from his fevered passions—and exhale The unbreathed carbon of his festering thought, And drink in holy health. As the tossed baik Doth seek the shelter of some quiet bay, To trim its shattered cordage, and repair Its riven sa.ls-so should the toil worn mind Refit for times rou-'h voyage. Man perchance, Soured by the world’s sharp commerce or un • paired Bv the wild wanderings of his summer way, Turns like a truant scholar toward his home. And yields his nature to sweet influences That purify and save. 1 lie 1 UUVIjr Comes with his shouting school-mates from their si*ort, On the smooth frozen lake, as the first star Ham's pure, and cold, its silver cresset forth; And throwing off his skates with boisterous Has'es""io his mothers side. Her tender hand Doth shake the snow-flakes from his glossy curls, And draws him nearer, and with a gentle voice, Asks of his lessons—while her lifted heart Solicits silently the Sire ol Heaven To bless the lad. ,, , , “ The timid infant learns Better to love its father—longer sits Upon Ins knee, and with a velvet lip Prints on his brow such language, as the tongue H »th never spoken. , Come thou to life’s feast, W.th dove eyed meekness and bland charity— And thou sh ilt find even winter’s rugged blast The mmstrel teacher of the well-tuned soul; And when the last drop of its cup is drained Arising with a song of praise, go up To the eternal banquet._ THE SNOW. The silvery snow!—the silvery snow!— Like a glory it foils on the fields below; And the trees with their diamond branches ap pear .. Like the fairy growth of some magical sphere; While soft us mo-ic. and wild and white, It glitters and Hoots in the pale moonlight’ And spangles the river and fount as they flow-; Oh! who has not loved the bright, beautiful snow! The silvery snow, and the crinkling frost Howr merry we go when the earth seems lost; Like spirits that rise from the dust of time, To live in a purer and holier clime!— A new creation without a stain— Lovely as Heaven’s own pure domain! But ah! like the many fair hopes of our years, It glitters awhile—and limn 'n»»lt«in‘n tears! COMFOit l" FOti M t S - MAitli.MiaU. From the John Hull. In the Dublin Freeman’s Journal we find the following extract from a private letter:—Before 1 close, I cannot forbear telling you a fact that will make William laugh. The wife of a lodge keeper of Major B—, of T- Hill, about twelve miles from here, had eleven children at a birth, which were all put into a sieve, but they died. I hear it was laughable to see the father, as every account came to him of each increase, till when they came to the eleventh, he rushed into the lake, swearing he’d drown himself, and crowds of country people running after him, they succeeded in suving hiw. Shew us, bcfoic this, mother of six children. This only happen ed the other d iy, and incredible as it may ap pear, is positively true. Of its positive truth we have no doubt; but by way of comparison, we beg just to relate an event which occurred under our own particular v lew. A French gentleman, residing, in 1819, in Suf folk street, Haymarket, then a popular sojourn for Scotchmen and foreigners, had a wife who was on the tiptoe of expectation as to her con finement. Symptoms appeared; so did the ac cocheur; and Monsieur Quelquechose (whatever his name might be) adjourned to the Orange Coffee House, at the corner of the Haymarket (where Mr. Matthews, the modern Aristophanes, | discovered the very “gentilman whose hair came a leeUe through his hat”), and nervously anxious about the welfare of his better half, jet unable to remain in his anxiety at home, direct ed the maid servant to come the instant that Madame Q,uelquechose was out of her trouble, and tell him. _ Uueiquecnose sat nimwii v house, and ordered a glass of brandy and wa ter—he reclined in a box, sipped his beverage, and thought of his wile. At about half past nine he heard a sort of scuffle in the passage in came the maid, and regardless of forms or | the smell of macaroni (there famous.) ran up ; to the place where her master was seated. “ Well.” said Monsieur, “ is him over?” “ Yes, j Sir,” said Sally, “my missus has got as fine .a boy as ever you clapped your two eyes upon.” “ Bravo!” said Monsieur, “ dere is a half-a crown f>rdenews—now run away vith ye back. Waiter, bring me pint of claret,—I shall drink to mv wife’s good health.” He win pleased—he did drink almost all his prut of wine-, but before he could get to the end of it, he heard another scuffle in the pas sage-bang went the door, in came the maid— “Wat isde matter?” exclaimed Q,uclquechose, “Amelie Josephine Seraphine, my beloved, Anele ill!” “ 111!” cried the girl—“ La! no. Sir, Missus has got a fine girl, besides the little boy.” b “ Wat!” exclaims Q,uelqnechose,—“Tuins!— Bravo—happy divil me- hey?—here Sally—here is five shillings for you-good girl—run avay to your dear mistress—my love—you Know— and all dat.- Waiter-a bottle of champa.gne voila, mon cher Tuins!—Ha! Ha. Ha. * Malbrouk, se vat en guerre. —Oh! how happy l am.” . ... The maid went, the monsnu came, and witn it some biscuit “ hot like the divil.” auelque chose enjoyed it;—when scarcely had he finish ed three glasses—coronella-looking things, with Ion" legs and small waists—when he heard ano ther scuffle, and again, in rushed the maid. ‘•Sir,” said she, without waiting to be ques tioned,'“my mistress has got a third baby a beautiful little girl”—and this she said, expect ing at least a guinea. “ Wat you say!” exclaimed Quelquechose, “anoder!—Oh, migod—dis shall not do—all dis | is too mucii. 1 must go home and put a stop to dis?” And he did go home—with what success, we, j who were in the Coffee-room,-cannot tel : out we really never expected to find a parallel case to dear old Quelquechose of 1819, more than fifteen years a Rewards._ U STATUS SQUADRON' IN THE MEDI TERRANEAN. The “ United Stales” saifed from Toulon, af I ter her summer’s cruize in the Archipelago, for Port Mahon, on the 24th of September. Encoun tering a severe gale however, the next day, on Scio, she ran back into the Bay Smyrna till the morning of the 26th—then leaving the Gulf, landed her pilots at Milo on the 27th, and on the 28th bade adieu to the Archipelago. On the 4th of October, off Malta, she fell in with the ship-of-the-line “Delaware,” bearing the flag of Commodore Patterson on her return from die coast of Egypt and Syria. The two ships left Malta in company the next day for Mi norca, and ai rived at Mahon on the 9tli of the same month. The schooner “Shark,” * apt. Paulding, had preceded the Delaware from Bayrout to Malta, and sailed from that Island for Tunis the sameday the Delaware and Unit ed States left for Mahon. After touching on the Coa*t of Africa, she reached Minorca on the 13th of October, and was followed in her ar rival the same rnglit. by the sloop“ John Adams,” Cupt. Conner, from the United States, by the way of Madeira—completing the number of vessels constituting the squadron, 'lheofficers and respective crews of theships were then all in good health. I __ Mulmn tnt IP A IIC Ul vv' ~ - - Delaware and United States was the dopartme five days previous of the frigate “ Constellation,” Capt. Read, lor home, w ith the cholera on board. Tiie health officers of the Port, at the same time, stated that a greater degree of sickness than usual hud existed for some weeks past in the town, but denied any malignancy in its nature, and reported almost entire restoration of health to the inhabitants. Little apprehension, consequently, was felt for the safety of the squadron, till the occurrence on the 6th day afterwards, of a decided and fa tal case of Cholera on board the United States, gave proof of the existence of a pestilential at mosphere. Another of a similar character anti issue among the same crew, one or two on board the Delaware and John Adams, with the rapid sickening of each ship’s company, in the course of two or three days, led the surgeon of the sqadron to advise the putting to sea immediate ly of all the ships. The John Adams according ly sailed on the 21st of the month fur Marseilles, while all despatch wus nude to prepare the U. States for a homeward passage. She left Ma lum on the 26th of October, passed the Rock of G braltar on the night of the 28th, and on the 20th November had arrived within a few days’ sad of New York. Since then, till within a day or two, she has encountered an uninterrupted succession of adverse and heavy gales, and has slowly accomplished the latter part of her voyage Coin Patterson and family, and the officers of the Delaware and Shark, were all well. It was thought, when the United States sailed, that unless the disease became more general in the chip’s company of the Delu ware^he would not leave Mahon for sometime. Tiie medical skill of Dr. Rapelye, Surgeon of the United States, and of Assistant Surgeon Spencer, was most successfully exercised dur ing the sickness on board that slrp5 und by the most assiduous and indefatigable attentions day and dight, tiie pestilence, happily, was soon stayed in its ravages and its power over come. Three deaths only occurred out of some hundred and thirty cases, after the ship left port,—making, with two, while still at anchor, five in all. Though the whole ship’s company were more or less affected at the time of leav ing Mahon, in less than a week all on board were restored to their usual health, and every evidence of disease had disappeared. Fiendish Mirdlr.—Perhaps no case in the annals of crime surpasses that which we are about to record, for cold-blooded and atrocious barbarity. Immediately back of the Arsenal, and a few steps from the public highway, stands a log house, built and occupied by an old man of the nameof Windham, a gardener and an attend ant upon the St. Louis Market. A daughter, se- ' venteen or eighteen years of age, was, with her father, the only inmates of the house—her mo ther being dead. Early on Sunday morning last, the attention of a citizen, w ho happened to be passing, was attracted to this house by an appearance of fire issuing from. Upon opening the door,—he found the room filled with a dense smoke, rendering every thing inside impercepti ble, and perfect silence all round, lie immedi- | ately procured a bucket of water, and threw it ; in the quarter where he supposed the fire to be; but a voice from the bed directed his efforts to the “ chest.” This he ntlast found, picked it up, i threw it out of doors, and then extinguished the n_ He next proceeded to kindle a blaze on the hearth, and having done so,—a scene of horror ! presented itself to his view. Upon the lloor, by j his side, lay the dead body of Miss Windham, but on the bed the mangled and almost lifeless body of her father. Clots of blood were disco vered in every part of the room—the floor was filled with half consumed papers, taken from the chest, and every thing was in confusion.— TJ»e investigations in the course of the day brought to light no evidence having the least tendency to criminate any one. It was in testi mony, that two distinct reports of a gun were heard about 12 or 1 o’clock at night; and the old man thinks it was shortly after they went to bed that they were attackejl. A noise being made at the door, the daughter got up with the intention of opening it. It was supposed that the fire afford ed light enough to give the miscreants a distinct view of her person, and they fired at her through the window, breaking the pane of glass.'; The entire load of buck-shot entered the side | of her neck, and she must have fallen dead.— The murderers then turned the gun upon her father, who was still in bed. The discharge took effect in his face, one of the shot passing through the eye to the brain. Life not being ex- j tinct, they attacked him with an axe, or sharp 1 weapon, and gave him several severe blows on I the head. They then proceeded to rifle the house; broke open the chest, took the money, if there was any; and then, to leave no tell-tale of their butchery, threw a coal of fire into the chest, and closed the lid. The plot, as is seen, was almost consummated; a few minutes more and every thing would have been burnt up. St. Louis's Itrp. I COMMUNICATIONS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE. Already has the publication ot the shoit let ter I addressed to the People of Fairfax County, through the medium of your press, produced a good effect. Many, who have read it, have dis covered the true object of the paper they were induced to sign, wholly unconscious, at the time, of die effect intended,—and have since given us a specimen of the nefarious means resorted to for the purpose of inducing them to sign these secret instructions. One instance, in particular, I wish to make known, for the special benefit of our Representative, who can thus discover whe ther these instructions speak the opinions of the people, or reflect the sentiments of some half dozen interested individuals. The day the let ter made its appearance in your paper (last Sa turday) it was made public, and the attention of the people who had assembled at a Mngis i ‘ . ..»_.1__ trate's uourt uireeteu to u. ^ . ! was present stated the purport of the communi | cation, and cautioned them against signing any ■ memorial or petition, (the gentlemen instruc tors calling their letters by that name, in order to impose upon the ignorant.) An honest, hard working man, who was present, paid particular attention to the remarks of the gentleman, and observed that he had signed a paper which Mi. -handed him, and urged him to sign while he was making a coal pit, telling him that it was about the election of a Senator, and it was important lie should sign;—the honest farmer replied that it was nothing to him who was Se nator, and declined signing it; but upon the modest Jacksonian’s telling him that it would make gold and silver plenty, and abolish the use of the paper, &c., he^signed it. Thus, you see, Mr. Editor, the whole work is an abomination, against which the indignation of an honest community should rise,—as it can be clearly established, that this secret, under handed, ex-parte method of instructing is intrin sically and demonstrably unfair and unjust, and opens a door for the grossest frauds and impo sitions. 1 have no doubt that hundreds of ex amples, equally unjust as yu* one above stated, exist, and 1 trust will be brought to liulit, that the people may see that this method will tie the country hand and foot, and lay it at the mercy of any set of designing and insinuating men. A:s ri Secret Instructor. Fairfax County, l a., l)cc. 14. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ALEXANDRIA GAZETTE. JMuve never known a more unblushing ma noeuvre resorted to, to effect apolitical purpose, than is now beinu made on the honest, unsus pecting citizens of Fairfax. Although Mr. Dali was elected as a firm anti-Jackson-man, and al though one of the principal and most important purposes expressed by the opposition or Jack son party was the re-election *of Mr. Rives to the Senate,—and notwithstanding the Bank was denounced by the whole party, and not withstanding Mr. Ball was elected by a large majority in spite of every effort of his oppe | nents to defeat him,—they [the Jackson-menJ have now put a letter of instruction into the I hands of a man, well calculated to effect their j purpose, who goes from house to house, taking | the Bank for his hobby, and overwhelming his auditors with a shower of words which they ! can neither understand or answer, and, of course, take it lor refined logic, and sign his pa per, without considering Jhe consequence, which will be to bring our Representative into a dilem ma; for if they get a majority of the voters to sign it, and lie does not obey them, they will charge him with disobedience to instructions, the authority of which he always admitted: and if, on the contrary, they can induce tii'ii to for sake the ground lie assumed at the polls, and on which he was elected, his friends will forsake him forever,—and then, having effected his ruin, they will treat him as the Devil did the yielding hermit—spit in his face, and leave him to his fate. I'air Play. Fairfax Countu. Va.. Dec. 13. BALTIMORE CONVENTION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ALEXANDRIA GAZLTTE. Were it possible to be astonished at any ihing j that could happen in the present history of the times, it would be at what we have seen pub lished as a part of the proceedings of the Balti more Convention, upon the introduction of a , Resolution asking Congress for further aid to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. 1st. It was contended, “ there might be ob- j jects to be effected by a memorial to Congress to which he (the Speaker) would give his cor dial support—of this there cannot be any doubt; and that, too, judging from the past, even with out any fear of corruption being entertained by , the Baltimoreans.—Witness, for example, the ( aid asked of Congress by remitting the duty on | iron for her rail roads; the application to Con gress to subscribe to the Baltimore and Ohio j Rail Road Company, ar.d also, if 1 mistake not, j to the Washington Rail Road. I am as much opposed to log rolling as any one can be; but here is a case altered, without any alteration in the case—except so far, that, in the one in stance, Alexandria might share some of the be nefits; while Baltimore, in the other, would re ceive the whole. From the past and the present, we have a right to judge of the future; and, with me, ac tions prove louder than words. Yet, notwith standing all this, as matters now stand, I can readily conceive that Baltimore may entertain a lively interest for the extension and comple tion of the Canal. But when? Why, so soon, and as fast, as she can secure, by rail roads -to places of deposit on the Canal, the produce of the Shenandoah Valley, and soon, the entire line of the Canal. Secure as we go, is their po licy; while we have been less subtle, and lost sight of ourselves, and not even sagacity enough to know it before we were thrown down by ex haustion in benefitting others, to the great in- , jury, if not ruin, of ourselves. There is a dead |y and increasing responsibility hanging some where; but it forms no part of my intention to speak of it at present. Yet it does appear to j < me that the people have lost all jurisdiction ] | over their own inteiesis. . I Why not have filed our declaration simulta- | neous with nur neighbors. Better, yes, far bet-' tpr a thousand times over, to have no t-hesa-l peake and Ohio Canal, w ithout its eastern ter mination had have been at the r«wn of dltx dria, the first and natural safe "hipping port-on the banks oi the Potomac, one of ihe main tribu taries of the Bay, which forms a part of lire . name of the great national W oi k rtseil. A l.'X ANDRIAN. | Election ok Senator.— \ esterday the Senate took up the resolution in relation to the election of a senator of the United States, which origi nally designating Friday, the 12ih December, as the day of election, had been changed in the Senate to the 12th February, and again in the House to the 12:h January. Mr. Bayse moved to amend by fixing on the 27 h day of January, and this motion prevailed 20 to 10. There was an expended Deb tie, in the Senate, j involving tlu* whole subject ol ihe election, non j particularly srcrtl instructions, wlecli wei e over ^ whelmingly denounced ami satu Led. Especial | ly Mr Maxwell attacked tiiein with un-paring severity and ridicule. The Debate wus con ducted by Messrs. Slaughter, Anderson. Mc Comas, Harvie, Fontaine. Flood. Watkins, Max-; well, and pei hups other Senators. We hope to report a portion at least, of the Debate. We understand it to be the general persuasion that the House will assent to the 27th January. Richmond Whig. The N. H. Courier and Enquirer says, that isaachill lately declared in a company of ladies and gentlemen, that he would rattier associate, with convicts of the St ite Prison, than with cet tain members of the U.S. Seriate. “ ^ es” sain lie “ I enn collect six convicts from our State Pi Lon more honest, in whose word and integrity 1 wou d place more confidence, and with whom I should rather associate than with Clay, Webster, Cal houn, Poindexter, Clayton, and Bel'.” We can only ** simiiis sinuli giiudet,” which means by interpretation ‘ like likes like.” Five per cent.— It lias been rumored for some days, and even wo< ks past, that the Bunk of the U.S. had determined to discount paper at the rate of five per oent. per annum. W e cannot find that there is any foundation for tins report. VV »■ know that a large amount ol prime paper was offered to the Bank in Philadelphia at that rale a few days ago, and refused; and that all offers below six per cent, shuied the same late—A. Jour. Com. _ fUf3 LUCK AGAIN AT VloLETT’S !— On Saturday last, in the Virginia State Lottery, Class 24, for the benefit of the Di-mal Swamp Canal Company, Combination No’s G 9 33. a prize of 8300, was sold, in a halt ticket, at this Office; and where may be obtained a variety of lucky numbers iu the following popular lotie ries soon to be draw n :— I)RA WS THIS DA Y Maryland State Lottery, Class 2d for 1834, To be drawn at Baltimore on Tuesday. Dec. 16 2 PRIZES uf 10,000 Dollars each! JC?* 1st or 2d drawn No. 89; 3d oi 4tli, SS.ic Tickets $5 GO, halves 2 50 quarters 1 25. Itrk li ul ill il tr'II’IAf (f l\l lllltlllUHV III J. W. VllilJ TT, Lottery and Exchange Broker, Near the corner of King ami Fayette Streets, Alexandria. L>. C. Oft Airs THIS DA > Maryland State Lottery, Class No. 25 for 1834, To be drawn in Baltimore on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2 PRIZES $10,000. resist or2d drawn No. $9; 3d or 4lh, S3. &c Tickets So 00; halves 2 50; qnaitersl 25. To beliad in a variety of numbers of •V. CORSE, Lottery $ Exchnnsre Ifroker. Alexandria. Drawn Numbers in tin* Virginia Dismal Swamp Lottery. Class *24: 23 9 40 6 32 2*3 45 31 53 25 Drawn No. in the L'terature Lotteiy Class 50: 27 03 22 59 41 39 2S 54 23 65 12 nrrNos. 23 30 03—a Prize of 8100 at Corse’s DU A IIS THIS DAY Maryland State Lottery, < lass 25 for 1934, To be drawn in Baltnnoieon Tuesday, Dec. 16 1 2 PHIZES of 910 000! Each! Jr5”lstor 21 drawn No .$9; 3d or 4th. S3. &t Tickets $5 00, halves 2 59; quarter* 1 20. For sale, as u*uai, in great variety, by JO*. Jl. IT,AP KI*. (Sign of the Flag oj Scarlet and Dot a.) King *7 Alexandria, I). C. DUA U S THIS DA V Maryland State Lottery, Class 2-5 for 1834, , To be drawn in Baltimore on Tuesday. Dec. 16 2 PRIZES OF $10,000 each! JIL?*tst or 2*1 drawn No S9: 31 or 4th, S3, &c : * Tickets Si 00; halves 50 cents; quarters 25. : i On sale in great variety by j j .148. SUOStDW. , H3® Uncurrent Notes and Foreign CJoid pur- j h HOUSE SERVANT FOR HIRE. A BOY about sixteen years of uge, a first rate house servant, for hire for the ensu- , ing year. Apply to the Editor of this paper. _dec 12_1 COTTON. ( 5 ROUND Bales suitable for retailers or ma- ( nufacturers, just received and tor sale by i - _dec9_GF/ORGE JOHNSON & Co. f BOOTS AND SHOES. t JH. WHITE has just received, per Brig > • Wankinco and other recent arrivals, a i further supply of BOOTS and SHOES, adapt ed to the present season. Among them are— ' Men’s Thick Pegged Bools i “ Coarse Sewed and Pegged Brogans, s 1st quality , “ Seal Pegged and Nailed Boots “ Calf Sewed and Pegged Boots, 1st and ^ 2d quality \ “ Phila. Grain Leather Wafer Boots e “ Calf Sewed, Pegged and Nailed Mun- c roes “ India Rubber and Leather Over Shoes I ^ Boys’ Coarse Pegged Brogans and Shoes Ladies’ Fur Trimmed and Piain India Rubber : Shoes I r Hair Seal Caps and Trunk*, all sizes Which, with his general stock of Boots and “ Shoes, are offered for sale at the lowest prices, ‘ either wholesale or retail. . dec II “ IOB PRINTING neatly executed at this office. ALEXANDRIA** rUESDAY MORNING. LIXEMiTic. i.,, Fihe!—On Sunday last, a iiuieT^Tir )!ock, M. the roof of the dwelling house nea' he corner of King and Alfred-streets. occuPi*j jy George Brent, Esq. caught fi,e. it issupp,,^ iccidentally, from a spark from thedtimne- ' The wind was high at the time, and the apr*^ ance of the fire very threatening; but the-.Ct vity and promptitude of our citizens generally and the courage and energy particularly of veral young men, whose conduct deserves hr, not able mention, prevailed, and the flames « r soon extinguished. The roof of the build, was destroyed, and much of Mr. Brent’s far! ^ ture injured. Sidney S. Baxter, Esq. the new Attorney u. neral of Virginia, is a distinguished Lawyer ja the Western part of the State, and a firm a j decided Whig. The Van Buren party in the legislature(,f Virginia have not yet fixed upon their cam! date to oppose Mr. Leigh. They are hesitating between Mr. Barbour and Mr. Hives, and may possibly reject both and take up a new man. Mr. Clay.—The Washington Correspondent ol the New York Star, states as a rumor, that Mr. Clay is about to resign his seat in the Se nate and go immediately into the House ofRe. presentatives. in the room of Chilton Allen.who will vacate his place. Such an intrepid rally, ing leader as Cluv is wanted in the IIou-c.— We fear the rumor is unfounded. JolinC. Calhoun has been re-elected a Sena tor of the United States, to serve for six years from the 3d day of March next, when his pre sent term of service will exoire. He received four-fifths of the votes in joint ballotting of the two branches of the State Legislature. John Fairfield. (Jackson,) has been elected to fill the vacancy in the next congress, from York disttict, in the State of Maine. The Washington Globe admits that ’‘the go vernment has ‘-displaced” Messrs. Hottinpuert Co. at Paris, and the Messrs. Barings, at Lon don, as it fa1 k»-»-s. In Pennsylvania. Resolutions have been sub mitted, in each House of the Legislature, pro posing to instruct the Senators in Congress f otn that State to vote for expunging from the journals of the U. States Senate the resolu tion of the last session, which occasioned the Presidential Protest. Similar Resolutions were tinder debate, at the last accounts, in the Legidutureof North.Caho LIN A. Persons visiting the Island of Cuba, will re quire a passport from the Spanish Consul at the place of embarkation. A non-compliance with i his regulation, will subject the parties to serious inconveniences. It was adopted by his Excel lency, the Captain General of the Island of Cu ba, with the view' of preventingtheintroducfion into that Island, of offenders against the law*, nr other persons of bad character. A letter from Montevideo stales that a law had been passed remitting the tonnage duties on ves sels that discharge all their cargo at that port. On the first of January, the Marine Corps will be entirely reorganized and the dress changed. The coat will be of green cloth, turned up with yellow facings. It is sjid to display considera ble taste, and is beautiful in appearance. Washington College, Virginia.-He take jreat pleasure in announcing lo ihe public, that Professor Vetliake, hue of Ihe University of New jfork, has been elected President of the above nstitution. It will be recollected that this in stitution was founded by Gen. Washington him self. _ The Secretary of the Treasury acknowledges Ihe lecpipt of an anonymous letter, post-marked New-Yoik, Dec 9, enclosing a five dollar note, which the writer states,‘‘in consequence of a miscalculation of duties, belongs to the Treft smy of the United States.”—Treasury Depart ment. IW 1| 1F34._ It is sa >i Ui.it Judge Wayne is to be selected o the Bench, by way of indemnification fort * ion-election to the Speaker’s Chair, and a< » ‘eward to the Unionists of Georgia f>r having rioruplicd in their recent elections. The n ninntion, as matters stand at present, is ;,ot o exceptionable. Love ano Suicide.—The Philadelphia f-mV11 <*r -lutes that a great sensation was produce n Southwark, Thursday evening. >n conse luenceof the death of individuals under tir umstancesof the most melancholy character -a young man and a young woman, devoted ) It ached to each other, it would seem, but be ween w hom a quarrel had lately taken place, vhith led to the fatal event w e are about to re ate. It is stated that the body of the fcnia^ vas found, late in the afternoon, in the roomt o house in the neighborhood of South and fifth treet--. perfectly lifele**. and with the throat cut rom ear to ear. Within a few feet lay nung man, in the last agonies of death, ar* rith his throat cut in a similar manner. He * d shortly after the arrival of the physician. a«e knife was found on the floor between them ’oth parties were quite young._ The following is an extract of a Letter just eceived from Boston: “The several Presidents of Insurance Com panies have had a meeting, and agreed nott write policies unless with a stipulation 8?ain . the ri-k of a foreign tear. This has and cause many orders given to the South forM purchase of Cotton, &c. to be countermanded'