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Col. C. F. Suttle has arrived home iu good <
health and spirits, and received the hearty con gratulations of his fellow citizens, lie met on hit trip from Boston to Norfolk, a ship going into New York, and procuring a passage in the latter vessel, reached New York, and from thence came on to Alexandria. For his manly, courageous, and honorable con duct, throughout the whole of the unplea sant circumstances in which he was invol ved, and for his perseverance in the assertion of his own rights, and as connected with them, the rights of the South, he deserves, as he receives the cordial thanks, of the whole community. Col. S. gives many interesting particulars of the scenes through which he passed. He thinks, that afthough the Bostoif* public arc opposed to the Fugitive Slave Law, a majori ty of the respectable inhabitants of that city, were in favor of sustaining the laws of their country, and opposed to the mobs and vio lence exhibited. Ho unites in the praise awarded to the District Attorney, the Mar shal, and other officers, for the faithful man ner in which they discharged their duties. Anthony was much rejoiced to escape from the killing kindness of his dear friends, into whose arms he had unfortunately thrown himself, and will doubtless, hereafter, “be a wiser” and we hope, “a better man.” a • a t a t l a 4 a a 1 a ! Alexandrians aoruau wnu iruai iu uic icur graphic despatches fur information concern* ing the late fire, will be sadly puzzled to know the exact facts—or rather the exact persons. One despatch going the rounds of the Northern papers says, that the fire broke oat in the store of Mr. Hove—that Messrs. Martens had a good deal of guano damaged —that ten kegs of gunpowder exploded in Messrs. Martens' store—that S. T. B. Perots . had many groceries destroyed—that Everet 1 S. Hove was badly injured by a falling wall —that the Hovoa' lost much bacon and lard, a&da quantity of fine hams, &c., «£c. Not a j name or a circumstance correctly stated. • • • * r “Ion," the Washington correspondent of j the Baltimore Sun says, “The country is now in smooth water. The Boston riots arc over; ! the Nebraska ferer has subsided; Tony Burns j is carried back to old Virginia; the fishery question is settled; the filibusters are put down, and there is no current question that ’ will afford topics for an hour's speech in Con- j gress. The administration would be glad to ! dispense with the attendance of Congress, as soon as they will |>ass the ordinary appro priation bills, and, really; there is nothing j for them to do which cannot he done by the middle of July, or deferred, with ad- j vantage, till the noxt regular session." ___ The New York Times publishes the cor respondence between the Governments of j the United States and Great Britain on the j Fishery Question, confidentially eommunioat- j ed to the Senate sixteen months ago, but which has not until now reached the public eye. From this correspondence, it is plain, | that the whole subject came into the hands of the present Administration prepared for easy settlement. It will be seen that Messrs. F. L. Blake more and T. B. P. Ingram, have Income pro prietors of the Mountain House at Capon Springs, anjl will open that establishment this month. Their names are a guarantee that the visitors will be handsomely accom modated and agreeably entertained. Thus delightful watering place will no doubt be well attended this summer. Leonard Scott & Co., New York, have re published the last number of the London ; Quarterly Review. It contains articles on Sterne, Sacred Geography, Lord Holland’s Memoirs, the Russian empire, Ac., <fcc., and is an able and very interesting number.— ' Received and for sale, at his bookstore, King j street, by Robert Bell, the agent for the re publications of the British periodicals. The suggestion as to the appeal in behalf j of the Washington Monument, to the Young Men of the United States, was made by our former townsman, Thomas B. Bryan, esq., of Chicago, Illinois—ever foremost in works of patriotism. He eloquently urges the du ty of contributing to the erection and com pletion of the Monument. Lippincott, Grambo & Co., Philadelphia, have published in a handsome volume, Life and its Aims—ideal life, and actual life. The story is designed to lead careless minds to timely reflection, and will be read with much interest Received and for sale, at his book store, King street by Robert Bell. The Raleigh (N. C.) Standard, asks:—“Is i there any Whig party at all?” Had nt it j better ask, “Is there any Demoa'atic party j at all?” The last query seems to be the most pertinent just now, as many of those styling themselves Democrats, declare that there is even no Democratic administration. We regret to see it announced in a tele graphic despatch that Hon. J. F. Snodgrass, one of the Representatives from Virginia, died at his residence at Parkersburg a few ' days ago. Mr, S. was a worthy and faithful representative. ,., r _ _ The Stockholders of the Chesapeake and Okie Company are to meet in W ash again, on the second Thursday in July, at which time the annual statement of aecs—le wiQ he read^ __ The Anti-Liquor mob in Wisconsin, was composed mostly of females. That must fcave been the west kind ef a mob. The advocates for the extension of the Or ange and Alexandria Railroad to Lynchburg, made an able demonstration before the peo ple of Albemarle on Monday. The opportu nity was very favorable for the purpose, the day clear and tino, .and a large number of the citizens in attendance at the regular term of the Court. The speakers were Wm. M. Burwcll, lion. James C. Jones, U. S. Sena tor from Tennessee, and the Hon. Win. C. Rives, of Albemarle. Mr. Rives presided over the deliberations of the meeting. --4 #»»» The friends of the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad are to have a meet ing at Skinner’s Mill, Loudoun, on Saturday, to l>e addressed by Mr. Funsten and Mr. Monroe. The work on the new Court House, at Warrenton, is going on well. The contrac tor will, probably, have the building ready for use by August court. It will be one of the finest Court Houses in the State. -—4 - The proposed meeting of the friends of the Covington and Ohio Kail Road, to he held this summer, at the White Sulphur Springs, is warmly advocated. It will be strange if a large meeting cannot be collected there. n n ! The first day’s match race in Baltimore, was won by Hylander; the second race by Me dona: the third race by Little Arthur. The sportsmen were highly delighted with the performances. --- The whole amount subscribed to the Me tropolitan Rail Road, so far, is only $500,000. This is not sufficient for an immediate com mencement of the road. Hon. Mr. Mace, of Indiana, (I>.) has cento out in opposition to the administration. The joint worm has appeared in some parts of Loudoun. For miscellaneous reading, new ad vertisements, &e., see first and fourth pages of the Daily Gazette. Telegraphic Despatched. Philadelphia, June 6.—A large four story warehouse on the wharf, above Arch street, rimtiimT tlirniitr}) to Wnfor stroot W!W lnirnf this morning, and its entire contents nearly destroyed. G. W. Ridgway & Co., on the wharf, had a large stock of oils; loss $12,000 —fully insured. There was also stored 330 bales of cotton, owned by C. P. Relf, valued at $18,000, and fully insured. The stock of zinc paint, belonging to Messrs. French Richards, on Water street, was destroyed, but all fully insured. The side walls of the building fell, crush ing the whole mass down to the first floor.— P m % m Fortunately, no one was injured. Com oro, X. II., .June 0.—The Legislature meets here to-morrow, and considerable ex citement exists as to the election of officers.— The democrats have nominated Francis K. Chase, of Conway, for speaker, and A. Hib bard and A. 8. Marshall for clerks. The rote was unanimous. The Frec-Soilers nom inated Mason W. Tappan, of Bradford, for speaker, which the whigs will endorse, and the whigs will probably nominate J. O. Ad ams for clerk. Boston, June 0.—The examination of the parties arrested for being engaged in the fu gitive slave riot, was continued to-day. Bish op, Stowell, Jackson, and Morrison, were fully committed without bail for the murder of Batchelder. Brown and Wesley were held in $3,000 each for riot. Cluor, Ilame and Hopewell were discharged. Thompson and Robinson were held for a further exami nation. Mobile, June 4.—The barque Vernon, be fore reported on fire in the Lower Bay, was burned to the water's edge, and is a total loss. She ivS partially insured in New York. Wheeling, June G.—Hon. J. F. Snodgrass died very suddenly to-day at his residence in Parkersburg. He represented the 12th district of Virginia in the present Congress. Kingston, N. Y., June 6.—The first elec tion under the new charter to-day, resulted in the success ot the “Know-Nothings,” by a large majority. Wheeling, June G.—There are G feet wa ter in the channel. New York, June G.—’flic Directors of the Crystal Palace have issued an announcement for a grand musical Congress under Jullien, to take place at the Palace on June 15th.— An orchestra is to he erected capable of con taining 1,500 performers, and artistes are en gaged from all the principal cities of the Union, lhe ralace will close on luesuay next, to make the necessary arrangements. Havre de Grace, June G.—Tho extensive Iron Works of Messrs. Whitakers, Bryant & Co., at this place, were entirely destroyed by lire yesterday. The loss is estimated at 815, 000—partly insured. _ Philadelphia Election*. Philadelphia, JuneG.—The first election for city officers under the recent act of consol idation was held to-day, It is conceded that the Hon. Robert T. Conrad, whigand “Know Nothing” is elected Mayor, and Isaac llazle hurst, of the same politics, is elected Soli citor. Jno. N. Henderson, whig and “Know Nothing” is probably elected Comptroller, and for Commissioner the result is doubtful, there being three candidates in the field. All the returns cannot he received before day light. 11 p. M.—We have thcfollowingaddition al returns for Mayor: Conrad, Whig. Vaux, Bern. 5 wards before.... 1640.•.4SO loth ward.105U maj.. 12th “.391.. 14th “.779.. 3d “.130.. 13th “.800... 16th “.*^00.. 20th “.300.. 24 th “.150.. 5.410 489 489 C's. maj., 12 wards, 4,951 There is no doubt of Conrad’s election by a large majority. The 1st, 2d, Gth, 8th, 11th, 15th, 18th, 19th, 21st, 22d and 23d wards remain to be heard from. 1U 1\ M.—Further returns show large gains for Conrad, aud he is undoubtedly elected by from G to 8,(XX) majority. The Washington Election. The mayoralty election, as we stated yes terday, resulted in the election of John T. Towers, by a majority of 43G,—there having been 1,700 more votes polled than at the last Mayor’s election. The City Council elected arc nearly all Whigs, and are as fol lows : Aldermen.—1st ward, W. T. Dove;—2d, William F. Bayly;—3d, French S. Evans;— 4th J. P. Pepper;—5th, John II. Houston;— 6th! S. A. II. Marks;—7th, P M Peai*on Common Council.—1st ward, J. Kelly, t). S. Payne, W. G. II. Newman;—2d, J. Rus sell Barr, George II. Plant, John M. Down; -3d, Jonathan T. Walker, Joeeph W Davis, J. A. M. Duncan son;—4th, John Ball, John L. Henehaw, A. McD. Davis;—5th, &unuel 0. Busey, John T. Killman, John McCau ley,—6tb, Henry Stewart, Jeremiah Cross, George R. Ruff;—7th, John L. Smith, W. t. Bamberger, J. R. Gill. ltin VJXLZJJLJJL1JJ ill' Newt of tlie Day* “ 2b show the very age and body of tbt times. ” Judge Douglas, who has been spending a few days in New York, was serenaded on Saturday evening last, by a large number of ; democrats, and called on for a speech, which although extemporaneous, and delivered to a promiscuous crowd from the balcony ol St. Nicholas’ Hotel, was a clear and lucid expo sition of the principles of the Nebraska bill. There were some interruptions by the abo litionists: but on the whole, the promiscuous assemblage, attracted by the music, deported themselves better than could have been ex pected. The Boston Submarine and Wrecking Company, who have been negotiating for some time in relation to the San Pedro con tract with the government of A enezuela, have closed an arrangement with Mr. A\ hip pie for working the wreck, by which the en tire wreck is to be removed. The statement of the government is that there were $2,0(M>, 000 in specie in the ship at the time of the wreck, besides the plunder of the city by Oen. Morillo, of which amount only $300,000 have been recovered. The Santa Fo Gazette, of April 20, notices a report that a party of Indians had attacked, some three or four days previous, the rancho of Mr. Maxwell, on the llyado, distant about forty miles from Taos, and killed everybody j living in it, in all, eight women and ten men, and two or three children, not leaving a soul to bear witness to the terrible details. '1 lie ; Indians, it appears, must have cr ssed the ! mountains immediately after the fight with Lieut. Davidson. It is said that official despatches from Mr. • Soule, state that in addition to the remission of the tine on the Black AVarrior, the Spanish | government accords to the steamers of that 1 line all the privileges and exemptions of Bri- j tish mail steamers. It is also stated that ' England denies officially that she has ten- j dered either ships or men to protect Cuba against the United States, or to promote the Africanization thereof. Previous to the election of President and j Directors of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, j on Monday, a letter was read from Robert A\. j Latham, es»p, tendering his services as Presi dent of that company. Mr. L. proposed to serve one year without compensation, to visit every point on the line once a month, if health permitted, to increase thetonage, and reduce the expenditures, or forfeit $20,000. This letter was laid on the table. The selectmen of Northampton, Mass., sent, last week, the paupers in town, who are entitled to a support from the Common wealth, to the State almshouse at M<*ns»n: and among them was old ‘Primus,’a colored man, who, according to the best information, is at least one hundred years old. lie had resided j in town from a period of time to which the j memory of few can recur, but yet had not gained a legal residence. The Savannah Republican, edited by P. W. Alexander, esep, in recording the passage of the Nebraska bill in the House, says:— “Much applause in the House and gallery followed the vote, accompanied by some Am If the passage of the bill has the same effect all over the country as it had in the galleries of the House, it will be the most popular measure ever adopted by a legisla tive body. Further California gold arrivals are an- j nounced yesterday, with two week’s later ad vices. The arrivals of California gold this year are largely in excess of the exports, and this enables the United States Treasury to lock up nearly $30,000,000 without material ly diminishing the specie deposits in the banks. Shipments to foreign countries in I gold bars have become one ef the great min eral products of the United States. The First Branch of the Baltimore City Council, on Tuesday afternoon, passed a resolution authorizing the sale of nearly three thousand shares of dividend stock held by the city. The minimum price at which the stock shall be sold is fixed at $70 per share, which is considerably above the present ru ling price. The resolution has not yet come before the other Branch. Little girls seem to be now-a-days beset with a mania for intemperate exercise in “jumping the rope.” Several have died, within our own observation, from excess of this kind, and two victims have been reported within a few days—one in Newark, New Jersey, who died outright; and another l n lumnfiin Mn wln» lies in a very dangerous condition. More trouble at Erie, Pa., is likely to oc cur, if the statement of a Cleveland paper be correct, that the Council has adopted a re solution for tearing up the track and pulling down the bridges of the Railroad Company within the corporate limits. The Mayor, however, it is said, has refused to give his as sent to the resolution until he obtains legal advice. At one of the late anniversaries in Boston, a reverend speaker was earnestly pleading for the cause which he represented, when a tine set of false teeth, which occupied his mouth, dropped out upon the floor. The gentleman was obliged to regain possession of his wandering ivory, before he could pro ceed. The celebrated trotting horse Telegraph, ! which was won in the Perham lottery, was stolen on Monday night, and a man named Thomas Moore was arrested, charged with the theft. He was put in Hudson county, (N. Y.) jail, where he hung himself with a bed-sheet to the door-post of his cell, and was found dead. Ship Flying Childers and barque Sher wood were at Cronstadt May P2th, having j obtained permission to discharge their car- ! goes and load, which they were doing with | the utmost despatch. Vessels were still al- j lowed to pass in and out of the harbors of Cronstadt and Revel. There is considerable curiosity evinced to see the promised letter of Archbishop Hughes, in reply to the speech of Senator Cass on religious toleration. Late events have in- 1 creased this anxiety, which is by no means j lessened by the recent riots in Brooklyn. The Albany Evening Journal proposes a i grand procession of the Abolitionists in Al- ! banv, on the 4th of July—and recommends t v * that similar processions be forniod on the same day, throughout the North and West, with fanatical discourses, black crape, &c. Miss Melinda M. Ball, a teacher in one of i the public schools in Troy, New York, has j been discharged by the Board of Education, j on the ground that she was a believer in the “spiritual rapping®,” and attended the “cir cles.” The public journal® throughout the coun try are discussing the propriety of recognizing the independence of Dominica. The London Times predicts that the pre sent Eastern War will continue for a quarter of a century. I jy f u ^ »■ A despatch from Boston announces that on Sunday there were rumors of the arrest of another fugitive slave in that city, and the report caused considerable excitement. On inquiry, however, it appeared that a colored man visited several stores and shops, repre senting himself as a fugitive slave, and that his master was in pursuit of him, and that he desired to obtain sufficient money to ena ble him to escape to Canada. lie succeeded in collecting a considerable sum, but happen ing to enter a store w here he was known, a policeman was called in and the imposter was arrested, but was subsequently set at li berty. New’ Jersey Railroads arc increasing in number quite as rapidly as those of other States. Hitherto the northern part of the State has appeared to monopolize these im provements, and the Camden and Amboy and Jersey City, Morris and Essex, New Jer sey Central, etc., have carried a large degree of prosperity to that fine farming region, by putting it in connection with the Philadel phia and New York markets. Lately, how ever, the building of the Ahsecom Railroad has given an impetus to railroad enterprise in the neglected Southern districts. The dragoon stable at fort Snelling was destroyed by tire one night last month.— The tire, which took place from means un known, occurred at 10 o’clock. It is suppos ed, however, to have been tired by some sol dier w ho was intoxicated, and it is feared that he was consumed with the stable, as one of the dragoons was missing on Satur day. Several wagons and other articles were burnt. The horses were all saved. Loss es timated at $4,000. The Boston Times says -“M c have al ready stated that the Marshal’s guard hav ing in charge tho fugitive Burns, raised by subscription enough of money to procure a good suit of clothes, breast-pin, hat, boots, etc., and some $20 pocket money, with which Burns was supplied before his departure. But it remains for us now'to state theextent of the sympathy of his abolition friends in the same cause ; they took Jin ms' old cloths#, hod them mended awl cleaned, and returned! The M. E. Conference, South, previousto its adjournment, elected Dr. L. M. Lee, editor of the Richmond Christian Advoeate; E. H. Myers, editor of the Southern Christian Ad vocate; J. E. Cobb, editor of the Memphis Christian Advocate; Dr. J. B. McFerrin, edi V nakfilla A ll VIK'iltP’ l._ D. lluston, editor of the Lady’s Companion; l)r. D. S. Poggett, editor of the Quarterly Review; and Dr. T. 0. Summers, editor of the Sunday School Books and Tracts. At certain periods of the year the Red Sea justifies its name by the coloration visible in its waters. M. Ehrenberg ascertained that it then held in suspension prodigious quanti ties of colored microscopic plants belonging to the sea-weed family. From the moment this observation w as made, it was deemed that it gave the explanation of a great ma ny accidental colorations of sea-water observ ed by travellers. The Washington correspondent of the Cou rier and Enquirer, in a dispatch from Wash ington, says •—“Lord Elgin and Mr. Ilinks depart to-morrow. The fishing and recipro city treaty is fully arranged, subject to the decision of the provincial Congress to assem ble at Montreal. We admit, duty fre#, coal, lumber, and grindstones, over which most discussion has taken place.” A car containing two horses, and the per son who had them in charge, on the Saratoga railroad, caught fire on Saturday afternoon, near Gaasevoort, Saratoga county, and the animals were burned so badly, that one was instantly filled, and it is expected the other will not survive his wounds. They wore very valuable, being fine English blooded hunters, and valued at $J,OMO. The steamer Ben Bolt, which left St. Louis on the dd inst., had on board 1500 bids, flour fur Wheeling, and the Tropic IKK) bids, to Cincinnati. The former is intended fur the New York market. The steamer d. S. Clien owith has also beon chartered at St. Louis to take 0,000 sacks of wheat and corn to Cin cinnati. At the recent commencement of tho ( di versity of North Carolina, the Honorary de gree of LL. P., was conferred on John Randolph Clay, IT. S. Minister to Peru, and D. D. on the Rev. Albert Smedcs, of Ra leigh, and the Rev. Eli Caruthers, of Guil ford. Among the many enaritamc societies in England is a new one, formed in London on tho 4th of May last, called the “Clergy Provi dent Society.” Its object is to enable cler gymen to insure a weekly allowance, not ex ceeding two guineas, in time of sickness. Tho first b.de of cotton ever sent to Charleston from Nashville, Tenn., was re cieved there last week. The Mercury says it indicates that Charleston has taken “a step forward and Westward in her commercial progress.” It seems that the first attempt at glass working in America, was by some Germans. in the town of Quincy, some years before the Revolution. The place in Quincy, occupied by their establishment is called Germantown this day. The Rochester Democrat learns that Ger ritt Smith will very soon resign his seat in Congress, on account of ill health. His successor will probably be chosen in Novem ber. Our telegraphic despatches from Philadel dclphia indicate the triumph of the Whig and Native American candidates at the elec tion which took place in that city. We see it stated that England and France have demanded of Spain twenty-four thous and men for the occupation of Greece and of Palestine. Spain refuses unconditionally. Much excitement exists in Tallapoosa, Florida, in consequence of the discovery of silver ore. A company the other day ex tracted sixteen pounds of pure metal. The Freeman’s Journal of Sunday, gives a notice of a copy of the engraving sent by Monsignor Bedini to the Doited States. The first sale of wool, at Detroit, was made on Wednesday. It was from one quarter to one half flood in quality, and sold at 29 cts. The Baltimore Races will continue throughout this week. R., F. and Potomac Railroad. From the report for the year ending 31st March last, it appears the revenue of the road during the past year, reached the sum of $263,447 89; and the expenses for same pe riod amounted to $133,921 01—leaving a balance applicable to the payment of the regular dividend and interest, of $129,526 88. With the deduction of these two items, which for the past year amounted to $90,725 96, a surplus of net increase appears of $38,800 92, which is the excess of the contingent fund of the Company, over the amount stated in the last annual report, less the sum of $7,087 08 allowed the Washington and Fredericksburg Steamboat Company, at the last annual meet ing of stockholders. Arrival of the Niagara. ! ONE WEEK LATER FROM EUROPE, I - IIaufax, June 0.—The steamer Niagara arrived here this afternoon, bringing Li\tr- , ^ ! I pool dates of May 27 th. Austria had not vet assumed a decisive at titude. The Conference of Vienna had been ! resumed on the basis heretofore laid down by the Western Powers. Prussia was apparently acting against Rus sia. b . . , The Russians were pressing the siege ot Silistria with vigor, and fears were enter tained that the Turks could not hold out much longer. MARKETS.—Liverpool, May 27th.—The cotton market is quite unsettled, and quota 1 tions for some qualities are merely nominal. Prices have declined fully id- and nearly Jjl. | in some grades. The decline was chiefly in ; middling and ordinary grades. Holders were ; pressing their stocks on the market, which gave rise to some speculative purchases. • Milligan quotes fair Orleans <Ud: middling i 5$d; fair upland b',d; middling od. Sales i : of the week, 41,000 hales, including 2,000 to | ; speculators, and 5,000 to exporters. Breadstuff’s opened with a fair demand, , j but closed dull at a decline of Is. per bid. in ; Flour, and bd. per quarter advance in Corn. Dcnnistoun quotes Canal Flour at 38 (ct, 38s. j bd.; Ohio 40 ($ 42s.; White Corn 42s. bd.; j Mixed and Yellow 42s. j (iarduer quotes Pork firm at unchanged I rates. Lard declined 3s. The London money market was tighter, j but consols had advanced to 89 j. * ! At Manchester trade had largely declined, | and the commercial advices lroui India were , unfavorable. ^_ Body Snatching Extraordinary. The Elgin Palladium, of the 18th, has j the following account of some eveuts which ! transpired at Naperville, after the execution j there of Hoyle on the 12th. “After his execution, a most disgraceful scene took place between certain physicians and others in relation to the body of the mur derer. After the execution the body was de livered to the sexton, under his solemn and ; i repeated agreement to bury it properly. He j | proceeded with a physician and his student : to the burying ground, where a grave had been previously dug, and lowered the coffin into it, and then pretended to have some , business off’ at a distance from the grave, j While he was gone, the others unscrewed the coffin, took out the body, and it being thought ! • .i _ j ... . i.:.i UliSaie lU IllUYu u 111 mu ua> muc, *v in the corner of the fence, and went away, and the sexton buried the empty cotlin. “During this transaction, another physi cian and some others were watching them ; and as soon as the first set of hyenas left, they stole the body from the place where the first set of thieves had put it, and hid it again | in the woods. The first party coming back, | and finding the body gone, very naturally i concluded that the body was in the woods ; near by, and laid in watch. As soon as it : was dark, as was anticipated, the second gang came with their wagon to take the body ‘ : away. It is said that knives and pistols were drawn, and threats made, but they did not go so far as to use them; and the dis graceful row was ended by the first party buying the pretended right of the other, and took the body to Naperville. About 11 o’ clock the same night, another set of medical marauders from Chicago entered the grave i yard and opened the grave, but finding noth ' ing but an empty coffin, they were saved the j i infamy of robbing it.” T»i«* Tragedy ou Long Inland. ! Nicholas Bain, the murderer of Mr. and ! Mrs. Wickham, at their residence in Cut- j I chogue, L. I., was captured at ‘d o’clock on ; j Monday morning, in Hermitage Swamp, in ; j the woods, eight miles from the bloody scene. ( | The N. Y. Tribune says; “The inhabitants had turned out in a body ; to hunt the villain, and w hen they found him they could scarcely ho restrained from hang ing him to a tree, lie had cut his throat with the intention of committing suicide, and was weak from the loss of blood. He was armed with a loaded pistol and a knife, but made no resistance. Officer Dowling and Constable Xcshit, arc said to have been the means of preventing the excited multitude j from hanging him on the spot, and had he | not been much exhausted from the loss of blood, it is probable their interference could j not have saved him. He was placed in the , custody of the sheriff of Suffolk county, and taken to River Head, the county town, where he was locked up for trial. Mr. and Mrs. W., who were buried on Monday, were both highly esteemed wher ever know n, and enjoyed a large circle of friends. Mr. W/s father, mother, brother, and sisters reside within a mile of the scene L' X I _ 1 1_1.. __J_ I__ 1 __... 1. . x. ui ini' uU/'wu > inuiuti. un'uiLi f u farm lies on the north side, is reputed the ! largest farmer in Suffolk countv. Another, residing in Patchouge, is, and has been for many years, the district attorney for Suffolk county, X. V. It was an uncle of the mur dered man, a Virginia lawyer, who took an honorable part in the trial of Aaron 1 Jun ior treason. _ A Hold Traitor and Infidel. Wendell Phillips, one of the most violent inciters to murder among the recent turbu lence in Boston, spoke as follows at the late meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society. “It was the infidel society w hose anniver sary was now being held: it was the treason able society; and though there were several anti-slavery debating societies in the country, j this was the infidel society, and the society cling to this appellation, and hoped that it would he carried down to posterity. It is a disunion society, and ho was glad to be able to profess his creed at such a time and to such an audience. The Union sentiment is the great vortex which swallows up the great minds, and they have power enough for the time being to influence the people. The only ; remedy for the slave is the destruction of the ejoverninent. I challenge any man to tell me what the Union lias done for us.” This is a genuine, frank, out-spoken, dar ing villian. lie minces no words, hut goes to Iiis task like a public murderer who shoots down his victim in cold blood, and so satia ting his vengeance, gives himself up to the laws he defies. He is consistent, too, in his double work against God and the oidv free | government on the face of the earth.— Union. A W icked Wag. Some wag lately consigned to voluntary im- i ! prisonment a respectable elderly gentleman | i of Exmouth who labors under an asthmatic ! complaint. In the garden fronting the in valid's bouse a flag-staff is erected, with a | vane on the top, a view of which he com- | j mands from his sitting room window. Dur- I ing the prevalence of easterly winds he avoids going out of doors as much as possible. Our wicked hero took an opportunity one night to climb up the flag staff’, and with a hammer j and nail fastened the vane due east. The 1 consequence was, the old gentleman, referring ! to his vane every morning, as was his custom, to sec what quarter the wind was in, and not suspecting anything was wrong, was kept in doors thirteen days after it had changed.— Gateshead Observer. Ruta baga turnip seed— ~ Mangel Wurtzel Beet do Long Green Cucumber do just received and for sale by JOHN LEADBEATER, j je 8Fairfax street. STOCKS AND COLLARS, for gentlemen’* wear, always on hand and for sale cheap, at H. B. WHITTINGTON & CO.’S je & Variety Store. The Ravage* of the Joint Worm. Correspondence oj the Baltimore Sun. Amissvili.e, Bapnahannock County, A a., June 1.—It may interest your readers to know something of the vast destruction of the wheat crop by the joint-worm and fly. Such wholesale ruin was never before known here. Land capable of producing filtecn to twenty bushels per acre will not produce the seed sown. This evil has been rapidly grow ing on us for three years. In 1852*1 could take a seat in my wheat field at this season, and reaching around me could find half-a dozen stems infected with joint worm: last year, in the same position, I could find twenty; and now' I cannot, by the same rule, find half-a-dozen clear of it. This is more partic ularly the case with the wheat we call purple straw*, (red wheat.) The Mediterranean wheat is le>s affected, and in good land will produce half a crop. That many good farmers will not reap the amount sown is now a fixed fact. The question with us now is w hat shall be done for the best? Some sav stop sowdug altogether and starve it out. Some say burn the stubble, whether we sow again or not; oth ers sav turn the stubble under, re-fallow and try again. For my own part, I shall do as follows, as at present advised: I shall, when mine shall have reached its most fruitful state, cut it with the grass scythe and treat it as hay for my cattle. I shall by this means, clip nearly all the worm, w hich is now’ about 12 inches to 18 inches above the ground—the ! straw to be led in my barn yard, and its pro- * ceeds be piled for rotting the ensuing sum mer. Alter mowing, I shall burn the stub ble if I can. It is earnestly hoped that every j farmer will burn his stubble. This will be J an easy matter, as it will stand more like broom sedge than wheat stubble. And if we j select the first day after a damp season, the clover will not be greatly injured by the fire. By pursuing this course, we may, (it it bo general,) greatly lessen this great evil. Bur- j ning will not injure the land, but the con trary, as it will cleanse it by killing the small briars, sassafras, and other foul stuff. Buckwheat might then be sown, and easily and well put in with the big harrow’, top dressed w ith plaster, and turned under for the fall crop or for seeding in grass.^ It cer tainly now behooves us to prepare for grass for the scythe as well as for grazing—our cattle must be wintered, and grass must sup ply the place of straw, which, with the aid of stock fodder, may bo easily accomplished. Liberia. Tim nrrwmit imitll lation of Liberia, says i - I--II Lieut. Foote, in his recent work upon Africa, exceeds one hundred and fifty thousand in habitants, of whom not more than one-twen tieth are American colonists. The growth has been gradual and healthy. The govern ment, from its successful administration of blacks alone, for more than six years, ap pears to he firmly established. The country is now in a condition to receive as many emi- , grants as the United States can send. To the colored man who regards the highest in terest of his children, to young men of activi ty and enterprise. Liberia afford< the strong- 1 est attractions. The following is his account of the present condition of Monrovia: “Monrovia, the capital, is situated immedi ately in the rear of the hold promontory of Cape Mesurado, which rises to the altitude of 250 feet. The highest part of the town is eighty feet above the level ot the sea. 1 he : place is laid out with as much regularity as ! the location will admit. Broadway is the j main or principal street, running nearly at j right angles with the sea. Besides this, there are twelve or fifteen more. The town con tains not far from two thousand inhabitants. Many of the houses are substantially built of brick or stone, and several of them are hand somely furnished. The humidity of the cli mate has greatly impaired the wooden build- i ings. The State House, public stores, and i the new academy, are solid, substantial build- j ings, appropriate to their uses. There are j five churches, and these are well attended, j The schools will compare favorably with the i former district schools in this country, which ; is not saving much in their favor. “The soil in the vicinity of the rocky pe ninsula of Mesurado is generally sandy and comparatively unproductive, except where there are alluvial deposits along the margin of* the streams or creeks. The lands on the hanks of the rivers—of the St. Paul's for in stance, four or five miles north of Monrovia are very riel), of loamy clay soil, equalling in i fertility the high lands of Brazil, or any oth er part of the world. Here more care is de- j voted to the culture of sugar, and increasing j •attention is given to agriculture. These lands readily sell at from forty to fifty dollars per u«*ro. A fork of this river Hows in a southeasterly direction, and unites with the Mesurado Liver at its mouth. This fork is called Stockton’s ("reek, in honor of Com too dure Stockton. 1 lie largest rivers oi ijinena are navigable only about twelve or fifteen miles before coining to the rapids.” Tlte Citizen-Soldiery of lloMton. Not all the elements of the recent excite ment in Boston are calculated to inspire dis trust and alarm. The deportment of the I'nited States troops was what might have been expected from them; and their calm and resolute bearing did much to encourage the officers of the law, and to overawe the tur bulent spirit of the abolition leaders. But the citizen solders, the volunteers of Boston, men unused to the rigid discipline of the barrack and the severe regulations of the service— commanded general admiration. W ith an alacrity and a unanimity which showed how sincerely they realized the responsibility de volving upon* all good citizens when the laws of the land are threatened by remorseless mobs, they responded at once to the call of the authorities, and manfully persevered in ! their support of the marshal, and such of the local authorities as did not sympathize ! with the incendiaries that infest that fair city j of Boston. Most of these troops were me- ! chanics and members of the professions, and during the several days that they were on duty they cheerfully left their avocations, and bore, with patience and fortitude, the jeers and the abuse of those wdiose schemes of vio lence their welcome presence so effectually arrested. The value of the citizen-soldiery to the cause of order has never been so sig nally attested, and has never been more wide- ; ly and moru deservedly applauded.— Union. Abolition Phllnnthropy. The Kev. Theodore Parker, on Friday— ; fearing an attack from some imaginary ene- j my—asked that the chief of police would ! station a guard at his house, No. I Exeter j place, on the night of that day. Three po licemen were sent thither, who took their jw> sition on the door steps of the reverend gen* j tieman’s house, and there waited in vain for , the attack until a very late hour. At ten j o’clock, a gentleman residing in the place ; came from his house and questioned the watchers as to whether Mr. Parker had not , invited them in or offered them a glass of wa- ' ter or a cracker, to which they answered in the negative. “Then,” said the other, “come ; into mv house, and vou shall have a glass of w ine and some fooJ. Surely you must be thirsty and fatigued.” The officers thanked the gentleman for his hospitable offer, but de dined it, saying that they w ere on duty, and cou Id not desert their post. Later in the , night, about eleven o’clock, another of Mr. | Parker’s neighbors sent the faithful guar- , dians a pitcher of hot coffee and some bread | and cheese. These are the men that the j abolitionists call “minions of the slave pow er.” Mr. Parker was protected, by request, in his church yesterday by the police.— Bozton Courier\_ < LARD.—500 lbs. No. 1 Lard, just received at je 6 W HITE’S, Post-office corner. [Communicated. Boston Excitement. The people of the South should very much ; disregard the course which has been pawn ed by a portion, and much the worst portion, of the people of Boston. It gives consequence to this rowdyism, and there is always in all cities a degraded fanatical class. They must have some subject for agitation, political, moral, or religious. The general character of tiie citizens of Massachusetts, is accom plished to a degree beyond the condition of most States; and in this we have some guar antee that the laws of order, even through vulgar uproar, will prevail. It is true, that some who arc educated, are to be classed with fanatics; they are, however, comparatively few, and it is perhaps a necessary evil resul ting in the nature of man, with the freedom of elections. So long as we shall find the unhallowed selfishness that prevails, at least with some of our public men, traitors will have their patrons, covertly if not avowed.— The love of office sometimes forgets a decent regard, nay, that sort of veneration in which at least Americans should regard the peace of their country, the lives of their people, the permanency of the Government, the sanctity of the constitution, and the Union of the States, upon which rests every thing that is dear to liberty and to man. fhe solution of this hypocritical love of Southern bondsmen, may, no doubt, to souieextcnt be found in a desire on the part of some to hold their places; and there is no sensible negro slave, could he but know the degradation of this class, enemies of the public tranquility, who would exchange the position he holds, for the dirty diynity of such clamorous vaga bonds, libertines in government, who are un fit for slaves, and who are but a stain and a blur upon the front of liberty. Our slaves are but slaves transferred to the free soil of the North, less cared for, and as little pro tected. Such violence, disorder, and disre gard for the sacred rights and laws of gov ernment, as we too often see, is the stithy on which will be forged a chain of bon dage for the country. Let us fall through iu our trial of the Republican System, and the problem will have been solved, and the sen tence will have been pronounced, that Govern ments can only survive by the stern authori ty of systems gernmin to despotism, and for partial, we shall have universal lmndage. The signs in our country are sometimes in •t >nu C (it (MIT HVS* may be when honestly observed, they may become more insufferable than the shackles of monarchy, when usurped by licentious . . *. i /»ti i i • i. many, multitudes, there are, of peace abiding men* who would cheerfully exchange scenes of riot, turbulence and terror for any consti tutional monarchy, administered by a tirni and wise monarch. Nor has the time or place existed, that, such scenes becoming general and common, they have not been suc ceeded sooner or later by systems of disci pline and rj^or. __ R* [Communicated. I observe in the published report of tho proceedings of the City Council, on the dd inst., that each Branch appointed its own Proxy in the general meeting of the Chesa peake and Ohio Canal Company, held a few days since. I think 1 have seen reports of similar proceedings on several previous oc casions. Either the City Council is very un mindful of its charter, which requires all ap pointments whatsoever to he made by the joint or concurrent action of the two Boards, or their doings have not been fairly reported. The reports, however, I take to be correct, as it is not probable that both clerk* should have made the same mistake. The particular appointments referred to were made thus: “Messrs, J. and M. were appoin ted a jtroxy on the /tart of the Board of Al dermen to represent, <kc.” In the Common Council, notice of these appointments is ac knowledged, and “Messrs. F. and II. were appointed said proxy on the ]>arl of thi# Branchy It docs not appear that the ap pointments of either Board were concurred in by the other, and the result would seem to be that there was no proxy lawfully appoin ted at all, each pair having only a half ap pointment. As regards these Chesapeake and Ohio Canal meetings, the sending of proxies by the three City Corporations, is the merest “going through the motions” imagina hie, except for the expense; but in other ea ses, it might be of great moment, that our iiOvf elt/m tyiv T miwui’* *7V IVJ^I*** J • v J'* — would, therefore, trust that the motions be correctly made, if made at alt. _ OBSERVER. [ COM MUKICATKD. I would call the attention of “Wharf Own ers" to the following clause in the Oth section of the new charter of our t’itv. (copied from a law of Congress amending our charter.) The City Council “shall have power to pre serve the navigation of the Potomac river within their jurisdiction (from Pearson’s Is land to Jones’s Point:) to erect, repair, and regulate public wharves, deepen docks ami basins, and to limit the extent of private wharves into the harbor." Any one familiar with our wharves, must know that the nn\i gation of our harbor has been seriously in jured by the dilapidation of wharves, ami the negligence of wharf ow ners; and that, un less the Corporation possesses the powor to prevent or remedy such eases, the “jsjw'cr to preserve the navigation of the River" would be of little use. These wharf owners should be taught that the privilege of building such structures into the river was granted as much for the public good as for their emolument, and that the preservation of our navigation is a matter of rather more importance than the taxes which they levy upon commerce for the use of docks (or parts of the river) which they are, in many cases, rendering almost useless. A CITIZEN. (Communicated. Hanging in Effigv, is becoming quito too common. Who does not know* that the daubed counterfeit of W ebster may be swung upon a pole by a inoukey or a knave —and who regards it? R. Cl \PON SPRINGS.—The undersigned have /‘rented the “MOUNTAIN HOUSE,” at this well know n watering place, w hich w ill be opened on the 2<tth of June. No effort or outlay shall be wanting to render Capon, in its comforts, gaieties, and many a’ tractions, fully equal to any place of summer resort in the Union. The Cars from Baltimore and Alexandria, connecting with daily lines of stages from Win chester. Piedmont and Front Royal, afford plea sant and speedy access. T. L. BLAKEMORE, THOS. B. P. INGRAM. Capon Springs, je 6—eotloJuly__ MEXICAN GUANO—We are now' receiv ing a few hundred tons of this valuable MANURE, of a superior quality to any pre vious importation. It contains from 70 to b‘) per cent, of pure bone Phospuate o! Lime. Copies of Analysis can be had on post paid ap plication to us. We have not yet advanced on prices, although the PERUVIAN GUANO has been advanced by the Agent, some 15 ? cent. For sale in lot* to suit purchasers, by PAGE, SHARP & CO Baltimore, Md., Je 8—eo*w__ OA English Dairy Cheese, for by my 16 -- R. H HUN^ON.