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WAf. If. JACOHY EDITOR. BLdOSSBI'RK WOMiMIAY, Il.li'Y *,>59. Buuglns aud Pitch. It matters not what transpires in these days, in high or low places, the public will fie, in a short time, familiar with its nature, rind speculating largely us to the results Those who make themselves conspicuous at both large and small gatherings are close ly observed and watched in the smallest of their doings They are subject to a severe scrutiny. The papers soon contain col umns after columns wiilten upon the merits or demerits of die case—as ihe matter may le. New and then rumors are heard ol things done and said in secret session that should not have been done or said. Rut it is the best policy to treat rumors lightly, as they often times are nntrue. In cases were they are done in privacy, they should le allowed to rest as secrets till they are published by authority. Aud it is just so in the case of DOUGLAS and FITCH; rumors were in circulation too vio lent and outrageous to be credited, Since then there lias been published a correspon dence, begun by Jlu. DOUGLAS, of Illinois, with DR. FITCH, the Senator from Indiana and as we now have tho facts before ns we mast deal with them. Our readers \ ill fiiul the correspondence in ano:her col vmn of to-day's STAR, and from the same, it appears that Mr. DOUGLAS, by high words niul reckless and unsubstantial accusations, has provoked others beyond all forbearai CP. Then feeling the necessity of some relief Mid acquittal, ho approached Dr FITCH, so liciiing absolution, and invites an explana tion. which is freely given upon AVUII defin ed conditions, and clearly expressed quuli fiactions. Had it rested here it would have 1 een well for the Senator from Illinois ; but ro—the explanations aro greedily snapped t'P nsgood enough for his honor, and at the same time he attempts to avoid the condi tions, and withdraw the qualifications by means of which he had secured the expia tion. This is all an unfortunate business He is to easily roused and to easily satisfied. This affair, as we'l as other matters, must fully convince the Senator as it satisfies the public, that he is not the man yet to lead and command a great party. That position demands a person of full resolve of charac ter anil control ol deportment and conduct let him tarry a little longer at Jericho. Lot him tall hack to his condition of apprentice ship, and assume to he a master before lie has finished his years of wandering. When he has disciplined and tamed his other pas. ► ions, then he may undertake to organize cud lead, ami nol till then ; as it is very ne cessary that he should do this, before he \ pretends to assume the leadership and com mand of so great a body as the democratic j party. BLACKWOOD FOR JANUARY.—LEONARD SOTT & Co., NEW YORK. —"Maga" opens the new j ear with a most attractive number. lful- Aver's master-piece, "What will he do with it ?" is brought to a satisfactory conclusion ]>arrell and Lady Monntlort I.iottcl and So phy, are all made happy, and the intense anxiety of the millions \rlio have read this tamous novel is relieved. We trust Sir Ed ward, who, of late years gives all his liter- Airy labors to the public through the pa-res <>l "Jilackwooil," has some'.liina new in store lor ns as good as the inimitable worts he has just completed. " liurmah and Biirwne," is a review ot "A Narrative of the Mission of the Governor General of India to the Court of Ava" Aviili notices of the country, gov ernment. and people. "A Cruise in Japan ese Waters'-' is continued with nnflageing imprest, giving us a still further insight into the manners, morals, customs, etc , of the people of Japan, with some humorous re marks on their apparent, not real, indelicacy in exposing their persons at the public baths, in that delicious climate. "How to lioil Peas" is not as the title indicates, a diserta tion 011 modern cookery, but one of the most witty, nointed articles on the folly of mak ing ourrelves miserable, that was ever penn ed. "sin Angling Saunter" claims to he of interest to the general readci as well as to ii ngleis, and is certainly a very readable ar ticle. " Popular Literature amltlie Periodical J'resi" is ably handled. It aims to show that the talent of the realm is leaving other professions, and concentrating in the press, and especially the periodical press of Great Hritian ; to which fact, more than any oilier cause, may be attributed the decline of the drama, and the lessening interest felt for or al discourse, whether from the lecture-room or the pulpit. The article is worthy a care ful perusal. "The Royal Proclamation to India" closes the list ol articles in this inter esting number, and gives us the Tory view of the present condition and prospects of that vast country, as compared with what they Avere under the rule of the famous"East India Company." We are pleased to notice that Illiiclcwood, this mouth, is printed on much butter paper than we have ever before seen it, and the publishers assure us that this improvement Avill continue. Price, 5-3 a year. Office, 61 Gold street. Den COMMON SCHOOLS. —The annual report of the Superinterdent of Common Schools of Pennsylvania, shows that thereare 11 281 schools in the State, being an increase of 325 over 1357; that there are 628,201 schol ars in attendance upon the schools, being an increase of 28,633 over 1867 : that the number of Teachers is 12,856, and that the average of salaries of ma'e teachers per month is $24.25, of females, $17.22 The average cost of instruction lor each scholar, per month, has been 53 cents and the total expenditures for school purposes during the year, were $2,427 632 41. There figures include the city of Bhiladelphia, which has herelofore been omitted from the Slate Su perintendent's Report. HON. BAUL LEIDV, member of Congress of this District, has placed us under obligations for a copy of the Congressional Directory for the Second Session nf tho Thirty-Fifth Congress of the United States of America. Tlir rncific Kuilrcad. Tho Bariffc Railroad 1 ill, about which (hero has been so much talk and wrangling for weeks post in the Senate, is not quite dead yet. The discussion will he resumed and we trust lead to a satisfactory result Senator Gwin, of California, has given no ! lire of his intention to oiler a motion (or its j reconsideration with such modifications as I he thinks will inert the views of all the I friends of that measure. As to the neces sity of this great link, between the At lantic and the Pacific Stales, for the safety of j the country, for commerce and travel, and | a uniform progress of civilization, all parts |of the country arc agreed In regard to the i location of the lino it will never be settled j it sectional prejudices and interests are to | he consulted in the matter and the decision ; left to tliefh. The question of the terminus. whether it should be in tho North, South or ! Middle States is a technical and economical j one to be determined by the survey and es timates. The middle terminus seems to I present, with a view to the interests of the . whole country, obvious advantages over a 1 term in u? on ciher e.vtreme, North or South, i Put unless a national spirit preside over the discussion of ihi- all iinportant subject, there ; is no prospect of ever bringing i: to n satis factory conclusion.' It is high time that oitr Representatives should begin to feel the dignity and grave responsibilities of their position find cease to sacrifice the interests ! of our common country to the evil spirit of faction ami sectional jealousy, which acta-' ' ally undermines, and threatens to subvert I the whole fabric ot self-government. j \B ►: NOTICE that the Oppose ion papers are ! pitching into Senator Douglas without mer cy—saying hard things of him. You will all remember be is the same man that these clever Republicans, not many months ago, dallied in their arms and almost immortal ized. and were willing to make him leader ol their Irail hut noisy band any moment. I They pick up a man very quick when they think him in the least wandering, before J they fully understand him and his move ments, and hold him up before the public as a hero and a statesman. 'Phis is invaria bly the ease, lint in some cases they per form a great deal like the little hoy that picked up die ' hot horse shoe," iliev drop die man alien: as soon as they lake hiin up. Mr. Douglas differed widely Willi the Democratic party in relation to tho Lecomp ton Constitution, its yon all are awaro. Am! we will suppose t at lie opposed every measure advocated by the Democratic par ty, and left their ranks entirely and joined the Opposition, would this break lip and ru in our parly ? (There are some men just foolish enough to think soY We answer. No! and wo hear responses from Maine to California No! Rut ibis does not appear lo he the case, Mr. Douglas ihd neither leave the Democratic parly nor join the Uopnhli cab party. He feels like giving the Repub licans a number of good sound thrashings before he joins iheir party. REASONS F.JII KI.OP.MKKT. —Mr. Joseph W. I Branch, who recently eloped with a young lady from Connecticut, named Grant, and was overtaken in Albany, N. Y . lias pub lished die following cant, which is decided ly rich, arid cool as die temperature on Mon day last: About one year ago, 1 met Miss G. at a parly. 1 was then living in the town of Williugton, Cl. At that time I was living with, or recognized as my wife, another wo man, to whom I was married live years since. We lived unhappily together, and last Spring separated, after which I went to hoard willt tho father of Miss Grant for a short time, and of course became better ac j. quainted willi her. la a short lime I went into the jewelry business, and in tny travels I called olieit at her house. 'Tin true 1 did think Miss G. a very fine girl, anil still do ; and judge you my surprise, during one of my calls, when she came to nie and told me that she had been seduced by a bar tender from Massachusetts, and implored me to help her. I did make the attempt to do so, with the aid of an eminent physician in Providence. Ho did all he could, anil failed lo accomplish anything. I then told Miss Grant that I knew of but two steps for her to take—either to go home to her parents or fly with trio. She choose the latter. I in tended to procure a divorce and inarry her, (and do now if in my power,) hut was pre vented by her brother. Tho rest you know. I would just gild that when her brother was informed of the true stale of affairs ho be came my friend. MONEY DETECTOR —ln looking over Peter sons' Philadelphia ComdeifcU Iklectcr mat Hank Note List we observe that eighty one new counterfeits have boon put in circula tion since the issue of the last monthly num ber. Forty-six of which were described in the semi-monthly issue, of January laih ult. In connection with this number, is sent a complete Coin Hook ; containing perfect lac similes of all the various gold silver and otJi er metallic coins throughout the world, with the present United States mint value ol each coin under it. Kvr-ry merchant, or every man that handles much money, should have this detecter. With such a guide as this a person need not be afraid of being imposed unon. For a proof of the fact just try the detector for a year. AMKIIICAN AGRICULTURIST. —This valuable journal is upon our book table for February well filled with interesting and useful hints for those engaged in the culture of the soil. It is a work tlmt every farmer had ought to be in possession of, in order lo become more acquainted with the different mod.es of tilling their land, and gain a thorough practical knowledge of agriculture. The American Agriculluiid is published in both the English and Herman Languages llotli Editions arc nf a uniform size This work is published monthly by ORANGE Juon, New- York. Oun thanks are due Col. KKM.BR, of the State Senate, for Legislative favors. Also Messrs. OAKS and JACKSON, of the House have brought us under renewed obligations for favors in the shape ol public documents. Colunibiu County Conventions. In looking over the COCK OF LAWS adopted by a full Democratic County Convention, on September 6th, 1851, we find that RULE EIGHTH strictly sets out that all County nom inations and all appointments of Couferees, and of Delegates lo State Conventions, shall be made by County Convention. To show more clearly that this is the case, we will publish Rule Eighth, in this relation, verba tan iiterotam. which reads as follows: VII I. AH County nominations, jand all ap pointments of Conferees and erf Delegates to Stale Conventions, shall be made in Coun ty Convention. As this Rnle lias not been altered, it is high time that our Standing Committee takes this matter in hand, and call a County Con vention for the purpose of appointing Con ferees to meet in Convention with similar Conferees of the District to appoint a Dele gate to the State Convention, which will be held at Harrisburg on the fourth of March next. Rule twelfth reads as fol'ows: XII. None of these rules shall he altered, or rescinded, unless by a vote of two-thirds at a regular annual I (invention. This matter should be tightly attended to. and a good sound Democratic Delegate sent to Harrisburg—one that will go with the good will of the majority, able to represent bis constituents in die State Convention with credit Loth to himself ami the District. The Overland Mail. ST. I. TP, Jan 28. —Notwithstanding two i accidents, which rendered it necessary to pack the Overland Mail about ninety miles, the trip was accomplished in twenty-three and a half days. Three passengers left wiih it from San Francisco, hut were oblig ed to remain at a station fifty miles west of Fort Chadbourne, in consequence of the breaking of the coach. The roads in Arkansas and Missouri are tnncli improved. The attack on the Caddo Indians, an ac count of which was telegraphed from Wash ington recently, is stated to have grown out ol the thelts aud outrages committed by the Indians. After the fight, the Texans made a treaty with the Indians on receiving their promi-o of good behaviour in the future. Mr. I'urdee came with the mail from Fort Smith. CHAISE FROM TIIK Er. EM v.—The late Mes sage of Governor Packer, says the Bedford Gazate, is spoken of by many of the Oppo sition journals in terms of the highest praise. It seems that even the hitter enemies of the Democracy are compelled to applaud the course of the Governor. They not only ap prove his reference to Kansas matters but they also extol his viewon State affairs. Thus wo see that the same fellows who hut a liltlo more than a year ago, denounced Mr. Backer ami look particular deliglil in heap ing ali sorts of insults upon hint, because be was then a Democratic candidate, are now engaged in heralding forth his merits as a Governor and lauding him as a ''brave, con scientious and incorruptible maiH" It is a little singular that they are just now discov ering Gov. Backer's .great virtues, especial ly us they have known him as a public man this twenty years. We venture to predict that should Governor Backer ever again Ire come the Democratic nomineefor any office, they would very soon loose all recollection ot once having given him their approval. HORSE CIHEF KILLED. — Sentinel, published at Danville, Ohio, relates the circumstances of a horrible tragedy, which occurred one night last week. A far mer hearing a noise in his stable, immediate ly ilre.-sed liiinsell and seizing a club, pro ceeded to the scene of action: he found his stable door opened and two men inside lie listened ami heard one of them remark, '•lie could not get the hit iu his, (horse's) mouth. •' He immediately enquired "who was there ?' This query was responded lo on the part of one of the thieves by the pre sentation of a pistol lo his breast, but with out waiting lor him to fire, the farmer dealt liirn a blow over the head, which almost in stantly killed him. Tho other thiel made himself scarce. There was about S4OO found on the body of the dead man, but nothing affording a clue to his identity. A HAIR-BREADTH ESCAPE.—A few days ago Mr. Smith, a resident of Mifflin town ship, in this county, while hunting on Lar ry's Creek had what may truly lie called a hair breadth escape. Mr. Smith stopped to rest, standing with his hand over the muz zle of the gun, the Dreech upon the ground, when his dog came to him and jtimpped up in a friendly manner, placing his lore feet upon Mr. Smith's shoulders. Mr. Smith pushed the dog off, when his paw struck the hummer ol the gun with such force as to cause it to go off, the bull passing through Smith's hand, grazing hit forehead and pass ing through the rim of lus hat —Jersey Shore Republican. IHE tax ol New York for 1859 has just been submitted to tho Common Council, and t lie sum total reaches the asloimdiog aggregate of nearly eight millions of dollars. Of this amount, in round numbers, a million is devoted to the police, a million for water, eight hundred thousand lor the poor, a mil lion and a quarter for schools, a million and a half for streets, half a million for lighting the streets, and six hundred thousand lor salaries. The expenditures of the Slate of New York aro much less than those of the city, being only about live millions. SUPPOSED MURDER. —The body of a young woman named Grossman, about 20 years of age, was found on Sunday last, drowned in Brush Creek, about six miles from Heav er She had been missing since the Thurs day previous. It is said by some that she | may have commilied suicide. But sus picious ol foul play aro entertained against a man named Bowel, who had been paying his attention lo her and whose visit her pa rent had forbidden. He was with her on the night she was first missed, and had not been 6eon since.— Ashland Gaz CF* A man was fined #1 and cosls for skating on a pond near Irvington, N. Y.,last Sunday week. The defence set up was that he skated for his health, by medical advice, and not for pastime. From the IVashington Union, Jon 25 The Doiiglns and Filch Correspondence. WASHINGTON, Jan. 25. SIR :—To day, in secret session of the Senate, you oflered me an aflrontso wanton, unprovoked, and unjustifiable that I am obliged to infer it must have been tho im pulse of momentary passion, and not of de liberate premeditation. This note is writ ten lor tho purpose of nffordiug you an opportunity of saying whether or not my conclusion iscorcfct" and, further of afford ing you an opportunity of retracting the of fensive language which you thusgratuilous ly and unwarrantably applied to me. Respectfully, &c.. S. A. DOUGLAS. Hon. GRAIIAM N. FITCH. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 1859 Sir:—Your note of yesterday was handed me this morning. In reply. I have to say that you yesterday made a charge that the lately appointed federal officers in Illinois were corrupt, dishonest men—or words to that effect. You knew my son to be one of those officers, and you could not expect me to hear such a charge without promnt denial of its truth. I pronounced it to bo, to your knowledge, untrue. You subsequent ly so modified it as to satisfy me that you | excepted my son Irom the general charge, : although you did not name him, BP'! I [ made no further issue with you on that : subject. U lien, at a subsequent period ; of your remarks, you attributed to me state j ments which I had not made, I requested | that in quoting rao, you would do so truth j fully, These remarks were certainly not "deliberately premeditated," but they can- I not be qualified correctly as the 'impulse of momentary passion." The firat was prompted by a determination to defend the j honor and character of my eon, as dear to me as my own, against an attack so gener al in its terms as to include him; and the second was the exercise of my right to rectify a misrepresentation of my own remarks. &c„, G. N. FITCH. Hon. S. A. DOUGLAS. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22—Si, P. M. Sir •' —h our note of this date has just boon placed in my hands. I admit, without hesitation,your right and duty to do justice to the reputation of your son. At the same lime I maintain my right, in the discharge of my duty as Senator, to comment freely and fully on the character ol Executive ap pointments, especially in my own Slate.— 1 deny, however, that my general remarks in relation to the list ol Illinois appointees, confirmed by the Senate during my absence, cottld be fairly interpreted to imbrace your son. When you seemed so to construe them, I promptly replied that what I had said of the Illinois appointments was true as a general rule, but there were exceptions, among whom 1 recognised some of my own friends. Alluding particularly to your son, I added that I had nothing to say in regard to lite merits of his appointment, choosing to leave that question where 1 placed it by my remarks to the Senate during the last "ss*- 1 " 11 ! • your presence, at the time of his confirmation. \ou now admit that you un derstood this explanation to exempt your sou from the application of my general re marks; and yet, yon have failed to withdraw the offensive language, but, on the contrary, at a subsequent stage of the debate, when apologizing for a breach of Senatorial de corum, you expressly declared that you had nothiag to retract—thus appearing, in my apprehension, to re-affirm the objectionable words. As to the other ground of offence admitted in your reply to my note, I have to say that 1 did not understand you to assume to cor reel me in a quotation of your language, as I was unconscious of making any such cita tion, but to repeat the original offence in another form ; otherwise, I would have made a proper response on the instant. This explanation, whioJi is due aiike to us both, on the points presented in your re ply, affords you another opportunity of withdrawing the offensive words which you admit you applied to me in in yesterday's debate. Respectfully, &c , S. A. DOUGLAS. Hon. GRAHAM N. FITCH. WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, J859. Slß: —Your note of last evening was hand ed me at 12, M., to-day. Y'our explanation in regard to my son being now explicit, I have no hesitation in saying that if you had excepted him from your charge, or not made it general, 1 would not have deemed myself warranted in repelling it in the words of which you complain as offensive, and which, in consequence of your explanation, I now withdraw. I am abo informed by your note that, if I you had not been mistaken in relation to j my remarks on the subject of your misrep resentation ot my sentiments, yon would at j ihe instant have made a proper response.— | This likewise enables ine to say that, in my j closing remarks explanatory to the Senate j of my share in an exciting debate upon n | subject not relevant to anything before that j body, and the responsibility for Hie inlrcduc j lion which rested solely with yon, f should j htyyo withdrawn, as I now do, tho second offensive remarks, it you had made the same satisfactory explanation tkca you iiave now made ■ Respectfully, &e., G. N. FITCH. Hon. S. A. DOUOI.AS. WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 1859. SIR : —Your note of yesterd-iy has been re ceived ; and while I accept your withdraw al of the words to which I have taken ex- ( ception, I owe it to mysolf to protest against the idea you seem to entertain, that my note of Saturday was intended as a prece dent and inducing condition of the redress which I solicited, instead of being, as I cer tainly designed it, merely responsive to tho specifications in your reply to my first com munication. In regard to the introduction and relevan cy of the matter in the debate out of which this difficulty arose, I cannot think that a proper subject of discussion in the present correspondence. Respectfully, &e., S. A. DOUGLAS. WASHINGTON. Jan. 24. 1853. f'R : Your note otto-day was received ' at 113 A. M. It is not for ine to judge the motives which dictated yours of the 22d. I can only say that my answer was upon the explanations it contained If your ex planations are disavowed, my withdrawal must likewise he disavowed. Respectfully, &c., G. N. FITCH. IION. S. A. DOIOI.AS. WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 1850. Sin : —I nver.-e to prolonging this contro versy after gaining the mbstanee of my do mand : but I cannot close without respond ing to your last no'e by saying that it is immaterial to me upon what yon predicate your withdrawal, since I have guarded against a misapprehension of my position. Respectfully, &c.. S. A. DOUGLAS HON. GIIAHAM N. FITCH A Ne:ro Burned Alive—Horrible Affair. The follwing account of the burning of a negro at the stake by a mob, for the murder of his master, is given by a correspondent of the Maysville Eagle. It took place at Troy, Ky. On New Year's day the annual negro sales took place at Troy, the county seat, and there was quite a collection of people ! there; everything went on smoothly until I about 3 o'cioik :.'! 'he evening, when Mr. I James Calaway, a brother-iu law of the de ceased, mounted upon an oki goods-box be- J fore a store door, and addressed the people i for about fifteen minutes. He said if the | mass of the people felt as he did, and would j do their duty, which ho believed they would, I that tl.ey would take the black murderer i out of jail and burn him at the stake, in the j presence of all the negroes that were there, I to set an example before them, and show them what will be the result of all such cou ! duct if there should ever be such again, i Then he closed by saying, "All that feel as ; I do will follow me." He then leaped from I the stand, and there was a general shout | given, and he led the way to the jail, and 1 nine-tenths of the multitude followed. On j arriving at the jail they found the Sheriff I and jailor, who did all they could to sup press the mob, but all to r.o purpose. Tbey I now mustered 800 or I,OCO strong. They then commenced -with sledges, hammers, : crowbars and axes, and in about an hour j entered the jail and brought forward their I victim (the negro murderer). They march ! cd hitu to the centre ol the jail-yard, drove I down a largo stake and chained him in an erect portion, hand and feet fast to the •stake. There was an abundance of shav ings and lino split wood piled around him— this consumed some half hour. During this ! time the negro talked to the negroes that ! gathered round him. He told ihetn that lie had a good master, and that he was always treated too well and given too many liber lies, and for thctn to take warning in time '■ and never do as be had done. When the torch was applied, lie seemed to be etire [ Iv indifferent about it until the flames began ]to burn as high as his kuces. Then lie be- I gan to tuyst and snort, and groan, and in | about a minute more lie commenced to sciearn. He gave some of the most hideous screams that I ever beard from any human : being. 1 could not stand to see any more - and lelt. \\ lien 1 left the flames were burn ! iug as high as bis head. 1 was only a spec tator, took no hand either for or against. I | think that there were some 1500 or 2000 ' people to witness this dreadful scene, and j 200 orSOO negroes. j ALWAVS ROIL MII.K R.nt COFFER. —TIioso | who use uncooked or raw milk in coffee have ; no conception of the decided improvement J there is in previously boiling the milk. To j our taste there is as much difference bo j tween unboiled milk for coffee, and that j boiled—if not scorched—as there is between | a raw and a cooked beefsteak. We confess J to having never yet learned to love the taste I of pure coflee itself, but boiled milk, and j | good sugar, withcream when it is to be had, ' flavored with well made coffee, is not "bad to take."—Our observation in travelling j through the country has been, that not one j family, or hotel, in five, habitually boil milk ! for coffee. Let the other four fifths try boil ing the milk for a few weeks, and our word ; for it, they will not return to raw milk. The ' slighlty cathartic effect of coffee alluded to in a former article is probably about coun- i terbalanced by boiling the milk when any considerable quantity of it is used with the ( cofiee. The story in the Sunbttry Gazette, stating I j that several tons of pig iron had been en- J l tombed and exhumed in the Grave Yard at | that placo recently, was wrong. There were strong symptoms of such a circum- j stance having occurred; two pigs of iron j had been thrown into the Yard, which, \ somehow, grew into tons and passed into the grave through imagination on|y. In 1823 there were 3 miles of railroad in j i the United States; in 1830, 41 miles; in j 1840, 2,167 miles; in 1850, 1.355 miles; in i 1856, 23,242 miles. The mortality upon I Ktt-dish railroads in one year, where obsor- j ' vation was made, was one person killed . j for every sixty-five million transported; in I America for the same time, one in forly-one | i millions. A serenade was recontly given at Easton, upon Ihe occasion of the marriage of the landlady of one of the hotels which was rather a cosily affair, and rather exceeded the compliment. In addition to the cala thumpian Band there was a cannon used, which broke seventy-two panes of glass in the windows of the hotel. HON. DAVID TACQAUT, of Northumberland, has been re-elected as President of the Penn sylvania State Agricultural Society for the ensuing year. "TOMMY, my son," said a found mother," "do you say your prayers night and morn ing?" Yes—that is, nights ; but any smart boy can lake care of himself in the day time." . VVe aro indebted to an unkown friend for a neat Catalogue of tho Lewisburg Univer sity for the years 1858—53. Inter from Mexico. Thr Tennessee rl i v f w Oilcans.— Threatened i I Dnmhnrdment of Mas-ill an-lUiramon adheres 1 In the Zalonga Han—Reported movement of the English and French Fleets —The Govern meat Palace nt Guadalajara destnyed.—Ex plosion of a Powder Magazine.—From one to \ Mo hundred killed -Movements nf lh'' Section ' rl Armies.— The Gelations between Miramon and llnldes.—Payment of In'crat 01 Enji [ lish bonds Demanded. SKW ORLEANS, Jan. 28. The steamship Tennessee lias arrived from Vera Cruz with dates to tlie 20th inst. Gen. Trias and Admiral Zerman are pas sengers on hoard the Tennessee. The Spanish fleet left Sacrifioios on the 20th for Havana. The French and English fleet were at Saorificios. The Piogrcso quotes a rumor that an Amer ican war vessel had threatened to bombard and blockade Mazatlan, for confiscating the cargo of an American merchantman, by or der of the Church party. The dales from the City of Mexico arc to the 19th inst. The Pensittmenlo , General Miramon's or gan at Guadalajara, states that Miramon will not accept the Presidency nor favor the claims of Gen. Rubles, but will adhere to the Zuloaga plan. Gen Miramon is marching for the Capital. Gen. Degallado is at Morelia. Miramon has ordered a forced loan of 5600 000 at Guadalajara, including the for- j j eigners who paid their quota underthe threat j of expulsion. The Press ol the capital state that the J French and English Ministers had notified the Government that unless a million dol lars arc patd, to satisfy the claims of their 1 j subjects within six days, their fleets will ; | take possession of Vera Cruz and Tampico. S The statement is discredited. SECOND DESPATCH. NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 28.— The mails by. the Tennessee furnish tlio following intelli- I j gence j The Government Palace at Guadalajara ! was destroyed on the loth inst., by the ex- | ' plosion of a magazine. Miramon had just 1 departed for the Capital when the explosion j took place. From one to two hundred per- I sons were killed, and the city was thrown; into a terrible consternation. The Liberals had taken Mazatlan. Gen. I Casmano had fallen back on Veantpeck j -Gens. Blanc and Coranada with a force of j | three thousand were before Zicatecas. Mi- j i ratnon had sent 600 n •" to its assistance,! j but it was thought that the garrison would ; I be obliged to surrender before they arrived. , ; Miramon liad declared vehemently against I \ the Ro'les' plan of government previous to ! 1 his (Miramon's election; bm he had been I since silent on that point. Rubles was still presiding, being backed ; by capitalists and friendly with Miramon. | It is said that if Miramon declares for Zulu- i ago, Rubles will join the Liberals. 'J lie English and French Admirals had ! made a formal and threatening demand on Juarez for the prompt payment of the inter- I est on English bonds. i General Traconise had been released by Idobles after a year's imprisonment. At the | : capital it was rcporteil that Traconise will i bo placed at the command of the Vera Cruz j ! forces. MARINE IVTEI.I IGENCK —The hark Rapids, j of N'ew \ork had discharged at VeraCruz. . lliant Strides in thr Nineteenth Century. It is a world of wonders nobod) can deny, we take up the psriodicul ot the day with the expectancy ot reading some new theory or discovery, a- well as scping news in the abs'mcl. i t,c trans adantic electric cable, at the lime we wri e, is fist expanding from its central point in mid-ocean '.o its two "termini" on land, to link the hemispheres! bin at the same time that we jus ly look upon this as a convincing proof of the great "march ol intellect," we must not lose sight o.f another and no less great palpable evi dence of what a giant intellect, single hand ed, can accomplish. THOMAS IIOM.OWAY, whose name (as the great medical dictator ol the present age) it needs no sub-marine telegraph to herald fiom one clime to anoth er, has, by means ol his two remedies, & Pill and uu Ointment long established acliiu of communicating agencies around lhe globe, without having recourse however to the aid of "electricity or a metal wire. As the poet has designated man to be but "a link in llie great chain of causation," so rnny HOLLOW AY be said' through the instrumen tality ol his all-poweiful lemedies, to have organized a Universal Dispens try for the sick uf all tuitions without regard to creed or color, whether civilized or savage, simple in their all-sufficiency, and within the reach of all. What has led to these remarks at the pres ent wa a visit we paid some time sineo to Dr. Holloway's establishment in New York, and the inspection with which we were then favored of some of tne innumerable proofs of his vast enterprise, from which we de duce the almost inconceivable extent to which his labors have extended, and the consequent universul acceptation of hislwin remedies as specifics lor internal und exter nal disease —pages might be wriiletr in ad ducing proofs ol this, but one will serve to elucidate the laet in the present instance sufficient to convince the most sceptic. In proportion as countries are distinct and di versified, so are the means of reaching all the scattered members oftlie human family difficult to accomplish. To do this, it would be necessary to employ an almost "Pene costiil ' array of diflerent longnes. Accord ingly, in almost every living language, has this enterprising man made known his mission to suffering humanity, and in no less than thirty distinct diulects have the wondrous properties of his medicines been actually printed, thus in their own tongue enabling millions to apply to their own pe culiar ca-es these all powerful curatives. Such "Giant Strides" as these show the possibility of one master mind successfully competing with the capacities ot hundreds backed by science itself.— Philadelphia l Press AN editor down east thinks children'r games are becoming popular persons now-a-days, as he has seen several gentlemen chasing hoops in our streets. MARRIED. \ On u.e 3mh ult.. ty the Rev. William J. Eyer, Mr JOHN V IWINO and Miss MAKE BHIIKMIN. both of Danville, Pa. _ On the 20th nit., by the same, Mr. JOSEPH KITI.KR, of Cntlawiesa to Miss CATHARINE WICAVKR, of Franklin, this county. In Milton, on the 13 h ult , by Rev. S. Barnes, Mr JACOB SrtNKM AN , of Montour county and Miss M int TOBIAS, ol Northum berland county. In Princeton N. J, on the 12 nit, by Rev. W. 11. Green, Rev. EDMUND VKOMANS, of 1 renton N. J., and Miss A CORA GREEN, of the same place. In Limestone twp., Montour county, on the 20th ult, by Rev. William Harden. Mr. PUT EH HCGIIKI, of Danville, and Miss MAG GIE OAKKS, of the former place. At Elizabeth, N. J., on the 30th of Decern ber last, by Rev. N. Murray, D. [)., Mr. WIL LIAM VV. Pi NNEO, and Miss MAGGIE S. MONT GOMERY, of Danville, Pa. di ED! In this place, on last Saturday, the 29i!t ult, after a lingering illness, .Mrs MANV, wile of Mr. Hiram \V. Brown, aged about 33 years. _ lit this place, on Tue-d.iy the 25th ult. GEORGE HOWARD, inlant son ol A C. and Hannah Mensch, aged 6 months and live days. In Danville, on the 19th nit., ANNA E. daughter ol George VV. and Elizabeth Freeze, aged G years, 6 months and 6 days. In l.iberty twp., Mnntnnr county, on the 23d ll 't , MARGARET CARSON, AGED IS years, 4 months and 2-3 days. In Kingston,on the Bth ult , Hon. WILLIAM HANCOCK, in the 59th year of his age. II Jimmy's Ointment •wl Pills. —ln ulcer -0111 Disorder*, when the vitality of the pans alTecled t- partially destroyed, Holloway'i renova big unguent renews in the paralyze! fle.-h and corroded llooii the elemerrs of reproduction. While penetrating throng i ihe absorbents to the unseen source ol the disorder, it opens the pores for the. exhala tion of the viscid and purulaet matter near the Mirlace, and imparts a degree of vigor to all the external vessels, which enables them rapidly in replace the cntrupii in thus discharged, with sound A!! gather, ings, soies, boils, gl.indultr suppurations, e c., are readily core I in this way, Ihe cure being assisted and expedited by the internal operu iniis ol the P hi. FOB FBMI.KS. — It is a lameniable tact thai so large a number of Females are af flicted with irregularities, either refused or suppressed, which rapidly and surely under mine Iheir health, shorten their lives, and olliimes render ihem unfit for those duties in lite lor which an all-wise Creator has formed them. This slate of things need not exist when Da. WHEATINU'S FEMALE REGU LATING PILLS are so sure to bring relief They are composed of materials, harmless to the most delicate constitution, put pfli pietit in Ihe highest degree in eradicating thai train of diseases incident to the sex, ot'Aitia'uig Irotn irregularities. They are no Nostrum, but claim for themselves vir tues resulting Irotn ihe use of ihose most valued remedies prescribed by the highest medical authority, Ancient or Modern. Many females give way to despondency, 'imagining themselves in a confirmed de elu:. To Mich we would confidently re commend these PILI.S, believi"g if there is a power in any remedy to effect a porma neni cure, thai blessing xs- ill ensile from their me. They are manufactured only by J K. BOWER, cor. 21 & Race streets, Phil;,, ifelphiu. Nme genuine wnnnnt his written signaiiire upon each bex. Price St 00. 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Public Notice For l.icenses NOTICE is hereby given that the follow, ing persons in Columbia county, have filed their several petitions in the Court of Quar ter Sessions of the said county, for Tavern and Store license in their respective towns ships, which said petitions will be present-, ed to the said Court, on Monday the 7th day ot hebruary, next, of which all persons in terested will take notice,and the licenses for the County of Columbia, will be granted op Wednesday, the 10th day of February next at 2 o'clock, P. M. Applicants. Townships. 1. Joseph Kistler, Cattawissa, 2. Washington Yeager, Locust. JOCOB EYERLY, Clerk, Protiionotary's Office ) Bloomsburg. Jan. 20 1859.} Administrator'* i\oir. NOTICE Is hereb'y given that loners of administration on ihe estate of Catharine Lutz, late of Ben'ou township, Columbia county, deceased, have been grantod by Ihe Register of Columbia county to the un dersigned, whti resides in Beaum township, ann county aforesaid. 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