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by F.DfiAK SNOWDEN* terms: Daily Paper, . - - - S3 per a[J2nm Country Paper* - - m l'er annum The ALEXANDRIA GAZE rTE.forthe ftountrv. is printed on 1 ucsday, ^ay and Saturday. Ad advertisements appear in pers, and are inserted at the usual rates Mr Rives s Views, Extract Jroni Mr /?iWf Speech deliver ed in the Senate Sept 19. I have thus far, Mr President, spoken oft ms matter in reference, to the parti cular circumstances of the crisis, and what appears to me to be the pressing and paramount object to which the at tention of every patriotic legislator ought to be directed at the present moment—an early resumption of specie payments by tne banks. But, looking at it in a broad er and m>re general point of view, I ask, sir, upon what principle of republican government is it that tne Government can oe justified in drawing a line between itself and the People-in saying there shaii be one currency for the Govern ment and its officors, and another for the great body of the community—that the netter currency shall be for the gover nors? Such 1 have shown must be theef feet of demanding the public dues in gold and silver exclusively, while the great mass of the circulation shall consist of hank paper. Sir, 1 have always been t iu«l»t to believe—my honorable col league and myself learned it from the Bilfof flights of our own State, as soon ns we weie capable of reading—that a common intere>t between the governors and the governed is a fundamental prin ciple of Iree institutions,and that the best means of “restraining the former from oppression is to make them feel and par ticipate the burdens of the litter.5’ Let ihe Government share the same fate with the citizen, and you give it the strongest of all motives to watch over the general Intel es s. On the other hand, place it in n pus lion different from that of the great body of tne community, especially in so vital a matter as that of its revenue and pecuniary support, and you make it, at once, callous and indifferent to the suf ferings of the People, and even give it an interest to perpetuate those sufferings.— Ycu destroy all sympathy on the part oI the Government with the People, and you alienate the confidence and lions of the People from tne Government. V; hat, sir, is at this moment the ungra cions attitude in which the Government Is placed tow .ids the People? Its offi * ers and contractors are paid in gold and siiv^r, ot in Treasury drafts made re t-rie.V.de in discharge of public dues, and therefore nearly equivalent to gold and silver, while the community at large are left to conduct their business, as they ro iv, in an irredeemable pap^T $jl)Nren cy. Does not this operate us In crease of the salaries of public bfflCers in the midst of general cfistnapaaffecting all the rest of the community? The gold and silver which they receive is at a pre n.ium ot ten or twelve per cent, and the Treasury drafts at seven or eight per cent above the actual and common cur rency of the country. This premium is, l repeat, an addition of so much to the amount of their salaries; for, in a prac tical sen^e, there has, as yet, been no de preciation in the value of current bank n ,tes. They pass for as much in the or ibnary hu-dtiess o! life—in the payment t f debts—in the purchase of necessaries ami conveniences, of whatever is worn, ♦trunk, or eaten—as theyever did. The premium, then, which the public officers an 1 contractors obtain on their gold and —U\.r, and Treasury drafts, is so much . * * • » whose ex-, ticai gam io mein. **..-• .»• »>.*nse is p acquired? Is it not at that of the great body of the People,the ultimate tax-payers and supporters of the Gov eminent* Docs any one suppose that the importing me* chant, who has to give ten or twelve per cent for the gold and silver, and seven or eight per cent for the Treasury drafts, with which he pays his duties to the Government, does not add an equal amount with the usual pro lit upon it, to the price of his goods? It ** then, the consumer, at last, or, in oth cr words, the great body of the People, who are subject to increased taxation for the benefit ol the office holdei and the contractor. Sir, tfiis a state of things which f do not wish to see perpetuated. It is contrary to the genius and fundamental principles of our republican system. Ot all schemes ol policy* I can conceive, that which pro poses a permanent distinction between the Government and the people in their pecuniary’ interests—one currency, and the better one, for the Government, and another, and inferior currency, for the people—such a system of discrimination i-i. to my mind, of oil others, the most in j irious and revolting in principle, the most heartless in character, and the most despotic in its tendencies. It is like quar tering the Government, as a foreign ene my. on the heart of the country. You en trench it behind a fortification, surround if with battlements, and lay the Cviuntry, far and n*ar, under contribution for the support of this garrison of office-holders. Idas nation and oppression are w ithout, wnilethe tenants of ihe citadel are re veiling in luxury and profusion within.— t am not willing, for one to see the Go vernment of my country pl aced in this an ti social, if not belligerent, attitude to wards the People. I am not willing that ihis l ivored land,.to which the nations ol tin? earth are looking lor a successful ex ample of the practical enjoyment of free Institutions should exhibit* such a specta cle of inequality and oppression in the eves of the world. "Much reliance, Mr Pre$ident,bas h >on placed on ih*» popular catch-word of«/i i**e Government from all tunnpx* ion wun bunas. Nothing is more de!u sice and treacherous than catch words, i low often has the reveled name of liber tv been invoked, in every quarter of the £«obe, and every age oi the world, to dis guise and sanctify the most heartless rfes prisms. Let us beware that, in attempt ing to divorce the Government from ali connexion with banks, we do not end with divorcing the Government from the People. As long as the People shall be satisfied in their transactions with each Other, with a sound convertible paper medium, with a duo proportion of the procioiis metals forming the basis of that medium, and mingled in the current | ol circulation, why should the Government reject altogether this currency of the PeoDle in the operation* ot the Public Treaturv? If this currency be good enough for the masters, it ought to be so for the servants. If the Government sternly reject for its uses the general me dium of exchange adopted by the com munity, it it not thereby isolated from the general wants and business of the coun try, in relation to this great concern of the currency? Do you not give it a se parate. if not hostile, interest, and thuMn effect, produce a a divorce belveenGo vernment and People!—a result of ah others, to be most deprecated in a re publican system. . . * # We have been told Mr Presi font, of the embarrassments and inconveniences to which the Government is exposed by receiving its revenues in any thing blit ^old and silver, in such an event as has now overtaken the country and involved it in general distress. For one,sir, l can not respond to this appeal. 1 do not de sire to see the Government placed in a position that would exempt it from cm barrasment when the People are embar rassed. Would it give any satisfaction to a patriotic mind in the present calam itous condition of the country, to see treasures of gold and silver pouring into the coffers of the Government, while the People are suffering all the evils of an ir redeemable and depreciating paper cur rency? For myself, l am free to say, that neither as a citizen or as a repre sentative,having it in my power.il I would to participate in some degree,in these pe culiar advantages of the Government, could such a state of things minister the slightest gratification to me. No, sir, my heart disowns the th* light. So far from it the contrast would be but anew fea ture added to the mortifying and dis tressed condition of the country, arid casting reproach upon n**r institutions, which admitted Such an unnatural and anti republican inequality. If any tiling could make your Government a callous and indifferent spectator of the sufferings of the People, refusing a helping hand, and “mocking when their fear cometh on,” it would be to place it in a position like this. No, sit; whenever the People suffer embarrassment, embarrassment should be felt bv the Government, that it may be stimulated, through experience of the-common suffering, to'do all it can to prevent or relieve that suffering. I am for holding the Government in all things to a common fate with the people, so that whatever touches the one shall be inline dialely felt by the other. Let the condi tion of the Government answer to the condition of the People, so that the con duct and policy of the one may, withe qual fidelity, reflect the interests and sen unents of the other. This, sir, is the principle which has al wavs guided my view’s in regard to the great qu- ition of the currency. No one desires a sound reformed currency more than I do; but I wish to improve it for the loenefitofthe People as well as the GuV 1 ernment. 1 desire to see a large in fusion lofthe precious metals into the general cir culation and business of the country; and not a monopoly of them by the Govern ment. This great object can he effected only by the suppression of banks notes of the lower denominations, and not by de manding gold Slid silver alone in pay ment of dues to the Government. Let all notes under twenty dollars be gradually suppressed, and you will have an abun dance of gold and silver in common cir culation, passing from hand to hand in ihe common business of society. That will be a saiutaiy and ben ficent reform, enuring to the advantage oi the great body of the People; as well as.* of the Gov ernment; and w'hen it sh ill have been ac complished, when gold and silver shall thus have become the comnunon curren cy of the country, you may, with out hardship or injustice, demand payment of the public dues in the precious metals But this most desirable result, the gene ral circulation of gold and silver in the common business of life, never can be effected, (as i think 1 have fully shown on another occasion ) without a previous suppression of bank notes of the lower denominations. In every scheme of re forming the currency, w’hich looks to the benefit of the People as w ell as of the Government, this is the great point to be aimed at. It was the leading object of the measure l brought forward during the last session of Congress, and w hich then received the almost unanimous sanc tion of this House, and the assent ol a large majority of the other, though, fiom causes to which I have already alluded, it failed to become a law. The same measure, In all its essential pr nciplc*. I now again submit for the consideration of the Senate. -- - — i LAND FOR SALE. BEING desirous to sell a part of the tract of land known by the name of Mount Erin, or» which 1 reside; which part contains by actual survey 116 acres, 3 roods, and 10 poles, and is divided into two lots by the Gravelled Road, leading from Hunting Creek bridge to Dogue Run; the first of which lots contains 74 acres; and bounded by the said Graveiled Road, the Mount Vernon road, and the land of John R. Collard, and is nearly ail in wood. The second lot, which is immediately opposite the first, on the North West side of the Gravelled Road, adjoining the land lately owned by A. C. Cazenove, and now by Francis Ashford; contains 42 acres. 3 roods, and 10 poles; one third of which, by estimation, is also in wood. This land is pleasantly situated, not more than two miles and a half from the Market House of Alexandria. It is thought to be well adapted to plaster and clover. From its proximity to Alexan dria, and being remarkably healthy,—tn an agreeable neighborhood, it would be a delightful summer residence for a fami ly, or families in town. 1 will sell the whole, or each lot separately if desired. An accurate plat of the premises may he seen at tins office, and the land will be shewn on application to the subscriber, i FRANCES M. TRACY. ; may 30—eotf i O RENT. The dwelling House and Store, at j the corner of King and Fairfax st.,! lately occupied by Joseph Mandeville.— Also, Tucker’s wharf, with the large warehouse and vacant lot. Apply to net IS — tf WM. C. GARDNER. FOR RENT. The lower floor of the Warehouse iltijwe now occupy on Irwin’s wharf,and t desired, some privilege of the upper floors—immediate possession can be gi ven. GEO. JOHNSON & Co. vet 1(3 THE EXTRA SESSION. LIST OF ACTS Passed at the First Session of the Twen ty-Fifth Congress. 1. An act to postpone the fourth instal ment of the deposite with the States. 2. An act authorizing a further post ponement of payment upon duty bonds. 3. An act for adjusting the remaining claims upon the late deposite banks. 4. An act to regulate the fees of dis trict attorneys in certain cases. 5. An act for the relief of D. P. Madi son# t , (■ 6. A bill to authorize <he issuing ol Treasury notes. 7. A bill making additional appropria tions for the suppression of Indian hostil ities for tiie yeai one thousand eight hun dred and thirty-seven. 8. A bill making additional appropria tions for the year one thousand eight hun dred and thirty-seven. 9. A bill to continue in force certain laws to the close of the next session of Congress. . 10. A bill to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the payment of horses lost, or destroyed in the military service of the United States’” approved January 18, 1S37. It. Resolution directing the postage on letters sent by the express mail to be paiJ in advance. Mr. Van Buren convoked Congress at an unusual season, to discuss certain matters of grave and weighty conwiicra tion. The urgent necessities of the Go vernnvmt, and the distressed condition of the People, were supposed to be the effi cient causes of this most extraordinary convocation. It was anticipated that the interests both of the rulers and the subjects, would be equally entitled to ti e attention of the Representatives of the People. The strange doctrine had ne ver been before started, that the inter* jests of Government were one tiling, and ! the interests of the Peop’e another, in a j free country, and under Republican insti Itutions. On the contrary, it had always j been held that their interests were iden tical and inseparable—ana that under the Constitution v* hich resulted from that de claration of independence promulgated from Philadelphia, end established at Yorktown, the People were the Govern ment, and the Government the People. But the A Via Democracy have chang ed all these relations—and it is -hence forth to be considered the true faith, that the government and the people are se parate and distinct in being and in in* lerest—that the Government stands or. one ground, and the people stand on ano ther. Thus the government offjceis are to be entitled to one kind of currency, while the people every where arc com pelied to hike another; and the very j means empl«»>ed to make the govern i .nenl currency more valuable operates jin the same ratio to depreciate the cur i rency of mo people. The only duty of ! Government is to he, to provide for itself 1 —to take care that its own revenues are raised, and its own expenses paid, nut | with reference to the burden ii may im j pose upon the people, hut solely with re j Terence toils own profit and conveni I ence. With some very inconsiderable and trifling exceptions, all the acts of the ex’ra session have been predicated upon these doctrines; and the action of Con gress has been confined entirely to their development. 1 First in order came the Plunder P»iP, which took nine millions from the States, where it might have been employed foi ?he relief of the people,in a currency that the States could have used, but u hich the General Government rejected. Well did Mr Calhoun say that this money "would do no good to the Government, when, if let go, it would do good to thc Sfates And to save its untimely recal, nothing ! was necessary but to cut off some of the I extraordinary and extravagant appro priations, passed at a time when the Treasury was groaning with its fullness and when every thing w.is sacrificed by the Democratic Economists to their so licitude to “get rid of the surplus.” 2 The Government had no alternative in the case of the Merchants’ Bonds — It was not a maiter of favor to them to extend the ferm,but one of exigency and compulsion. Ground as the mercantile community have been between the upper and nether millstones, it was the interest as well as the policy of the Government to adopt this measure of partial and tem porary relief. 3 Wo care little how the Government may adjust their claims against the Op posite Banks. Tney were the Govein ment’sown agents.in many instances we doubt not equally servile and faithless; corrupt, pnrtizan institutions—using the people’s money to purchase the people’s votes, and elevating a buftk dynasty which now spurns the ladder by which it aveended. We have no sympathy with any of Mr Secretary Woodbury and Mr Reuben M. Whitney’s pet bank*, and leave them to settle their accounts in the best manner they may, with the succes sor of the “revered chief,” whose fiscal patronage” they have been so successful in obtaining. 4 An act granted to rectify abuses whose correction w as demanded by pub lie opinion—still leaving not merely ade quate and ample, but extravagant com ! pensation to the officers in question. 5 This was a complimentary act; well deserved, with which we have no dispo sition to find fault: hut certainly not one forth© relief of the People, or failing un der the grave and weighty matter for which Congress w’a* convoked. 6 An act by a Hard Money Govern ment to return the Continental Curren cy! An issue of ten nvllions of Incon vertible Paper, by a specie paying, and gold and silver loving administration!— A return to the sole use of the Precious Metals by the Guvejnment, commenced in a flood of Rags! The age predicted by the Globe and Mr Benton is certainly at hand. Gold flows up the Mississippi. Gold gleams through the “interstices” oi l every farmer’s and milkmaid’s “silken j purse.”—General Jackson’s golden ea gles are no longer cag^d by Mr Biddle, but “like Napoleon’s carry terror to the hearts of his enemies.” The country is fortified by eighty millions of gold thanks to the wise, beneficient, and De mocratic policy of the conqueror of Na poleon’s conquerors! Ten millions of Rags issued Dy a Bankrupt Government as the basis of a Gold Currency—to bring out wealth from insolvency—and erect a metallic superstructure on a foundation of Paper! 7. Two millions more squandered with out examination, at the suggestion of the Secretary ot War. Alt investigation Into the causes ot our delcatand disasters in Florida was day by day voted down in the House of Represematives. The peo ple demanded it, and their servants de nied it. It was abundantly proved that ! the most gross frauds and abuses are prac tised in the conduct of the war—Mr Adams stated that official documents tes tified to barbarities that made the blood run cold—we had daily evidence in the newspapers that no volunteers could be raised in the southern States—the Sccie ury of War had enlisted but ninety^ In dians, and was advertising in New York for foreign soldiers—ami yet w ith all this testimony forcing itself daiiy upon Con gress of dissatisfaction, ill conduct, ill success, abuse and iniquity—the Hons** not only refused to appoint a Committee of Investigation, but voted away without inquiry an additional two millions of dol lars, at a time when Mr Canibreling be sought the House w itli tears in his eyes to furnish the Executive with the means o! paying an eight hundred dollar draft. 8. A bill to expend nn»re money ! One of the “grave and weighty” matters for w hich Congress was convoked, was to swell the inordinate disbursements to the faithful, authorized by the wanton and improvident legislation of the last ses sion. „ ... 9, 10, 11. For the relief of a few indi vidua Is, and the convenience of menmers of Congress. The Express Mail Pos tage Law is one tli.it operates to the great inconvenience ol the community. U is absurd m make any discrimination in the mode of payment between the two mails. It members of Congress were heavily taxed, they might have passed a law giving themselves Hie free use of the Express Mail — and for all letters it is proper and important that they should be entitled to it. Thus we have gone through in detail Ihe doings ot .the Extra Session. Two !of the favorite projecisof the adminis tration were fortunately defeated—the Bankrupt Law .and the Sub Treasury Bill. These were t**o had and ton bold even for Cor srreative acquiescence.— But what have they done for the relief nf the Peopb ? Nothing — I item ly noth ing. Mr. Calhoun said early in il'.e ses sion that notlirng had been proposed— mtvr that the session has passed, we may say with equal truth, that nothing has been accomplished, lor the relief of the Pei pie.— ;Y. York Covr. | Magnetism.—It is not generally known I (says the New Jersey Fredonian.) that 'there is an iron mine of great magnetic power, at Schooley’s mountain, near ihe mineral s; ring, Morris county. 1 he following account ol it i;» taken from | Gordon’s Gazetteer of New Jersey: i “For the man of science the mineral j region, and jjeolog’cal formation of the j country, possess much interest. fI l>ey abound with iron and other minora 1s - The first in a mine opened within gun shot ol the Heath House, is highly m.g nefic; so much s<>, indeed, ns to render j the use ol Iron tools nb»ut it very iucon | venient. The following extraordinary j ciicumstanees, we give on the authoi i»y iof Mr Marsh. 'The tools, by continued use, become so strongly magnetised, that in boring the rock, the workman is una ble, after striking the auger u ith Ids ham mer. to separate them, in the usual mode of wielding the hammer, and is compelled to resort to a lateral or rotary’ motion for thi« purpose; anil the crowbar has been known to sustain in suspension all the other tools ol the mine, in uiight equal to many pounds. T ese facts arc 1 supported bv the assurance of General Dickenson, that the magnetic attraction of the tools used in his mine, adds much to the fatigue of the workmen; and that it is of ordinaiy occurrence for Ihe hammer | to lift the miser from the hole during Ihe j process of holing ” Treasury Note-*.— 1 he price of Ani° Iricnn gold i« now fmm fy to 6 per cent, premium: of course Treasury notes hear ing only six per cent, interest—and the act does not allow a higher rate—wjil not command p*.r"in the legal currency of the United States,” since the owner of $100 in gold could at once sell it fur 10.3A or 106 in bank paper, ins'ead of waiting till the end of a year for 106 in govern rnent paper. Even, then, if the highest rate nf in terest he adopted for this i^sue ofgovern ment “rags,”—we adopt the phraseology o( party,—they cannot command par. and the law forbids their issue under par. What then? Why they will be paid to public creditors; and public creditors * ill be told they must take them, or wait til the Treasury can pay in ‘‘the legal cur rency.” To this complexion have the succes cessive “i xpe» imrnts.” and the “tread ling in the footsteps,” reduced this rich land prosperous nation!— .V. V. Amer. Murdf.r and Hobcery — An Irish lihir • er on the Petersburg Hail Hoad, was murdered and robbed on Wednesday evening about seven o’clock. Three ne groes were concerned in the deed, which wascommiPed near the Paper Mill on the bank of the canal leading to Haxali'-i mills; after which the dead body was thrown in the canal, w here it w as found, j The skull ol the deceased was horribly j broken by two severe blows, either ol j which must have produced immediate death. The negroes have been appre hended and have confessed the murder. Their object was to oh ain the money ol the deceased, of which he had it is sup posed a small amount, perhaps the last payment of his wages. The unfortunate rnan was. it is said, in a state of intoxica tion. One of the negroes struck the blows w hile the others Mood by todivibp the money. They are owned in King William; two of them Frank the suppos ed murderer) and Isaac belonged to the estate ol Mrs Mary Pollard.—Richmond Compiler. _ — Politicians in their zeal and anxiety to secure the success of their respective tick ets, sometimes ‘-overshoot their mark. One of our most active ‘-vigilance men'5 at the recent election, who labored most mdustrious'y at the very agreeable busi ness ofrirctioneering, actuary forgot to vo'i himself, until after the polls were closed. The feelings of a politician at such a discovery, *'can be belter imagin ed than described.3’— Germantown Tele graph. WANTED, IN a Dry Goods store, a young man, acquainted with the business, oct 20—tf JOHN H. BRENT. Al ft meeting of the Lebanon Tcm perance Society, auxiliary to the Virgi nia Temperance Society, held on Satur day, the 13th of Mar, 1S37, thte following resolutions were adopted. Whereas the President and Directors the James River and Kanawha Com pany have made it a part ot their con tracts for the execution of the great work over which they preside—“1 ha* the con tractors ?hall neither give nor sell to the men employed by them, ncr suffer it u> be mven or sold to them oy others, if in hrTr power to prevent it, any spirituous liquors, that they shall not knowingly employ any man, either as overseer or !.» >orer« who shall have been dismissed from any work lor intemperance or dis orderly conduct; aiul that they shall not continue to employ any man w ho shall be disorderly or habitually intemperate.”— T herefore. Resolved, Thatih'* L-tnnon Tempe rance Society view w ith singular dehght the adop ion of this truly great and phi j '.anthropic measure; and, in their opinion, j that this laudable example is woithy the j limitation of all those engaged in the di ! ! rection of public works. Resolved, That the thanks of this So j ciety be transmitted to the President and Directors of the James River and Kuna* j *ha Company lor this most important j regulation. | | Resolved, That the Present of this j | Society transmit the-e resolutions to the j 'i.iid President and Directois of the Janies | River and Kanawha Company; and ai>o : »o the President of ihe Virginia &tatr ' Tempera; ce Society, with a request th.it | he would iav the same before the Socie- | ty over which he presules, in order to J 'the consideration of the question, who- j iher the adoption of analogous resolu- j lions would not have a tendency to pro ; mote and and strengthen the cause of; Temperance. Resolved, That copies these resolu ; iions, mu! of the correspondence here-j wiih diiected, he transmitted to the Ed- . itors of Ihe Alexandria Gaz-die, South f*rn Churchman, Richmond Enquirer and : Journal ol the Anteiican Temperance | Union, and they be leqesled to publish j the same. Attest, Rich’d. H. YVilmeii, Sec’ry. To the President aihl Directors of the Le button Temperance Society. Wahminstck, Sept. 30, 1S37. Gentlemen: I am instructed by the Board of Directors of the Junes River and Kanawha Company to tender to you their grateful acknowledgements for the communication of your re?"ifni..i:s of the 12th May, and for the commendation j therein be-towed upon their reguations i nterdxting the use of ardent spirits upon he line of improvement committed 10 their charge. Tin* President and Directors of the James River and Kanawha Company are ! duly sensible to the applause of the virtu <>us and the wise; and tfnocfoie they de rive much gratification from the appro bation id the President and Directors ol ihe Lebanon Temperance Society. | Experience, has thus thus far, demon strated that the measures adverted to I may be more properly denominated re straining, than prohibiting regulations; for the partial and furtive introduction of ardent spirits is more or less continued from tfie neighboring rb»r*s and eoce nes. over which the James Riv*r •( a nawhu Company heve no power or con iri»I. Nevertheless, there are the nest •easons to believe that they have been ef ficacious to a very great extent, both di rectly and indirectly, directly, in promo ling the remarkable degree of health and of good order, universally prevalent hrougbout the numerous force engaged in the work; and indirectly, by tlm ex ample of upwards ol 3000 men opera ling upon a line of one hundred and fifty miles in extent, under engineers and ofli cers of ev» ry grade conforming to the same rules. It is, then, gentlemen, after an actual experiment, continued for more than iw «» ye.ns, that the Pre>idrnt and Directors of the James River and Kanaw ha Companv can ad l llodr favorable tcMimonv to that already borne by the two great compa nies on our northern border, and that they can exnress their perfect conviction that such retraining regulations are mea- j sure* tending to the prosperity of com ' panics. and to the welfare of society at , large. With every good wish for the achieve ment ol that amelioration of die human family w hieh constitutes the o‘.j»*i;t ol your j enlighte:;.-«i and benevolent labors, and i w ith sentiments o| the highest considera tion and respect, I remain, geniiemen, j your very obedient servant. J. C. Cabkll, P. J. U. it K. Co. j __ RANAWAY from llie subscriber ir. Alexandria, John Westbrook, nn indented apprentice to the Hatting busi ness, about sixteen years at age. Ail persons are forewarned from harboring the said boy as the law’ will be enforced against all offenders, oci 20 —.'it CHA3. M. WRIGHT. FLOUR AND GROCERIES. OBT. CRUPPER and WILLIAM i DEAN having associated together I in the Flour and Grocery business, in j Alexandria, offer their set vices to iheir friends and tin? public generally. They < will occupy the house in which William j Dean has been doing business— w iil pur j chase all kinds of counhy produce, arid furnish plaster, sal:, and all kinds ul Gm ceries at the fair market price. Having i provided themselves with a warehouse) for the purpose, they will receive and for- j w ard all goods consigned to them with care and dispatch. DODT. CRUPPER, sept 27—eo3m W\l. DEAN. A Valuable Shad and Herring fishery. Til H E Shad and Herring Fish# ry, haui JL ed for the last three years by Mr. Geo. Milburn, at the mouth of Pomonkry > creek, on the Potomac, in Charles coun ty, Md., will b;* rented for a term of years, to a good, responsible and experienced fisherman. It is amonu the mo-st valu i* • hie fisheries on the Potomac River. Fur terms apply to the subscriber in Wash mgton City, l>; C. WM. L. BRENT, aui# 19—eolf LINSEED OIL. A FEW barreles just received and for sale low for cash. , cct 20—3t . THOS. VOWELL. 1 aj»bxanm5T** _MONDAY' | We understand that Col. Henry R fT lanv, would, if a sufficient force ofy^*' leers could be raised in the d;s, ,C'’ C Jlumbia and neighborhood,|qr’ mand, be prepared to conduct 1!^' Florida, and serve there in n,e c. !) . campaign against the Seminole l**,"* Maj. Fauntleroy of the U. S A . . ' **»•!! ,p>y in town, to whom application* on subject ran hr made. The Cr.uleia, »e notice, w coming its ravages in different paru ot c/* and in South America. We have received the int^urt„ number of the United St-ites va.., . and Democratic Review, which u * •’ more particularly noticed herealvr * The disasters and danger', Tite^., steam navigation along eUr coast, for the present, at least, mater!,' , minish the number of passenger* i: Steam P:»<k*»t«. Mr* u »'• *- Vliiik is rhr Caucus W, F‘»co candidate for the !e»i»lainte in prp deiick county, Va. Mr. J«>seph H.gi^ rard, the Conservative Candida'*-. The Richmond Enquirer in of tlie Special Deposit? systeni-m.-k' special dopo>ites of til? revenue ui??,^ St.ite Ranks, instead of intruding w t,, Government Agen’s-a mod ficatton cr rather an alteration, and an important one. of the Sub-Treasury system. 1> i plan was proposed in the Senate by Mr IVesfon, and in the House of Represea. tativ. s by Mr Robertson, Mr Dan-soit, and Mr Lewis—nM Whigs. Wep'ifr it, lieariily in preference to the Adm-n. istrMion plan. Rut is not the Richmond! Enquirer getting entirely too WhigruV One of its firmer devoted U’oue,, the Charlestown (Va.) Repub!»ca«. ::-i hesitate now to say. tbit Mr Kifcr* has ~«?f n for a long time thi ot the democrats of Virginia, lui if in makes such tremendous leaps, he cannot expect the fl >ck to ri k fh-ir n*ck»btn tempting to follow him.” A precious confession truly! To >c knowledge that the whole paily in Vir ginia have been for years past Ke a Hock of sheep follow-ins an old ran.! j IVatculz — The fever in this city lire 1 potted by ti avellers just arrived, toUve consider able abated. ___ The Ch**r|e>tow n / Uei uMican speaking of the Conservatives into* gross say»: — • “Among this poor iitde affrighted us not by. we aie sot ly to see our own h i mediate representative [J. M. Mint' ; “figuring a way,u exerting bis great t Iciiis lor naught, and disapp»>;nting hopes and expectations ol his Iriends ' U tie re, we would a>k, would his world 1 predecessor have been found in sucha> emeigei cy as the present?’ Without meaning anv disresj rrf whd ever vve would say ih d Mr. Mason * vu t. 1 ihy pi edecessoi w oiild most j rnbabiyhev^ been found quietly in li is seat voting * ' * the parly, or in the g dienes at'endin^ ft . ibe ladies, as the case might be. | Mr. Mason made a most eJtceM speech oil Ii»t? sulject r hired to (d'i I Sub Ti eaMirv hi I) and 'lid hit ditty. ! Tin- .‘.ia.i.vu.uii, r< f-ntiic lo a Irf'i of Mr. Clink, one i f the Cooser'atjv<^ | say*: — *• The administration rnav »" lf remarks tin* i»*asons ol tint sadi'ju* that is fumi out* •• x*r»*n»itv a Union fo the otfser. I iiat it ^ diet k. ci tielon* K is too k»te, lf*«u'»K cere d'*»iie; but if the war upon ^cr> it and fiirieiicy of the c«‘Uitdy h •' kept up, we confess we have im •'ifl lij.tt H w ill he.” _ _ j John MtUuwttii. laiepi'' * has t>een elected cashier of tf.e f»r» -if Hi.* Valley Bank al Romwv, fwV Jack, deceased, ami UaviJ 0.town, ^ appointed president. _ A.mKim:an I.vsthtik — 1,,e hihilion of this patriotic a-s-ci.«iion r | open in New Voik, appear more titan usual interest, not* I'-ol-1* ;he state of the times The sueriflV»f N alien 1 uU,M*’ in,Samuel Cooke, on * ^ with a view of collecting ts*x*^, t the contents of a pun, dischar^* * supposed by a female in ike * 011’ Cooke * as s r icmsly wtumi«d. i( H); n lias been committed to j*1*1 The Mississippi river Us-'id 'C'j er al present, than it has been k»> be at this reason forjev^*|e^'*1 ' Wc icarn horn li e Aimustal- r’s ^wll‘ a list that the Southern Con«"’! Merchants and uir.eis. f>s'e,"’"‘Cj ' city on me 15 h msl. PreparaW) - millets Ac. «erc appointed. ^ Mr J- bn lUffia workman ir» 1 ,e ' Factory at Harper* Ferry, mg Mis iifr, a lew days sn.ee, t ) ' plosion of a grindstone, pro uce • rapid rotary motion. A fr.igniei' stone, as it oursl. struck Inin w mangling it, in a sMccki' g "i*^ ’ New Jttisrv.—The Jersey meets on Tuesday. T« busings probable *ni be b> *1 f!* ernor, anil a*u’r t*'*11, je*'1 officers. Senator ceive some ia>poitJnt hiouofl in Congress. —^ Pamphlets ojes, Handsomely Executed atW