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MAUMEE CITV EXPRESS. SA1TUIIAY, iUIUEM, ll, 1NJ. WHIG N 0 Mi NATION S. For tSinator, JASON TAYLOR, 0 Shelby. -For Representative, WILLIAM TAYLOR, of Hancock. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS. For Senator, JOHN E. HUNT, of Lucas. 1 , . Taxbs Tub County Auditor. The accounting officer of a county, under our lawn, acta aa the clerk and the adviser oi the County Commissioners. As such, it becomes his duty to keep those officers ad vised of the fiscal condition of the country, a well as to suggest such financial meas ures as shall, in his opinion be most bene- - ficial Tor the public interest. It is apparent that the Auditor has great power in hands, "much more than would be visible on a slight view of the subject, and that in the hands of an incompetent ord.nhone.t officer, the pub- lie funds would be liable lo suffer, in spite even of ordinary care on the port of the Commissioners. But when a majority of the Commissioners as well as tho Auditor have an interest of their own to servo, there Is still greater danger under their administration. These remarks are elicited by the appear ance of the list of taxes charged on the du plicate fur 1839, and which, besides the fifty cents charged on every hundred dollars for state purposes, amount to from one hundred and fifty to one hundred and nine ty cents upon each hundred dollars valua tion, for county purposes! Now we doubt very much whether any county in the state was ever taxed to such an enormous extent; and we cannot see any peculiari ty in our circumstance! which should render such oppression necessary. We charge no one with dishonesty, but it is evident as the light of Heaven, that there is either ro guery or great ignorance and incompetency somewhere. It is worth while to look for it and to provide against it in future. We shall advert to this subject again. The Review. Everything goes on mer rily as a marriage bell; the pcoplo of the northern and western townships are begin ning to compare notes, and as they do so, they wonder where Toledo got so many county seals to give away, as their agents havo promised. One in Providence, one in York, and half a dozen each, at least, in Chesterfield, Clinton, Gorham and Swan Creek! Do tell into how many pieces this poor little ill shapen, long tail of a county is to be cut? But the people are getting inapB and settling this matter for themselves, and the trickery of the Toledo agents is re acting upon their own heads as fast as their worst enemies could wish. Messrs. Ewmgs and Kowan, claimants of the property upon winch the County Seat is now located, hove served a notice upon the County Commissioners, forbidding them to enter upon said property, to place any materials or erect, any buildings there on. We shall be able, in a ftw days to give a liiBlory of the controversy involving thetitle to the land in question, from which it will appear that the claim of Mr. Oliver, from whom the title of the County is deri ved, is, to say th; least, of a very doubtful character, and will mctt probably be set aside. We intend, also to show, by docunicnta ry testimony that the bonds given for the building of the County buildings cannot be collected except w.th the view lu the appli . cation of their avails to the placing of the public edifices upon this very tract which is involved in an endless suit in a Court of Chancery. The Toledo Blade of the 14th ultimo shed a great deal of ink and brought into requisition an immense amount of research, to prove that the County Commissioners have a right under the statute, to remove the county scat into the centre of Toledo, . to plan and project the public buildings "and to purchase for the use of the counly such ground aa they may deem necessary where on to erect all or any part of the buildings aforesaid, the expense of which shall be paid out of the county treasury;" and the people of Toledo have resolved in public meeting, " That in voting for a county commissioner, we they will vote for no man who is not in favor of the location of the county seat within the city of Toledo." As much as to tay, "we want the county buildings placed to suit our convenience, and we want the people of the county taxed to pay for it, and we want them to vote for our commissioner, for he knows best how our interests can be subserved ." People of Lucas county ! Now won't you vote for a commissioner with ve ry benevolent intentions towards Tuledo? Can you be so hard hearted aa to vote for a review, when the people of Toledo are so willing to take the county seat, provided you will build the buildings and buy some Toledo town property to put them on? Think of this. . Why does not the Toledo Blade answer Our questions? The tripod man may retreat - upon the fortress of bis dignity, and think the Maumee Express not worthy of an an swer. But will the public think sol The statute provides that proclamation ' shall be made by the Sheriff, of the time of , holding elections for member of the Le- gislatura, and county officers, at least fif teen daye before such elections, copies of M which are to be set up at each of the place ."; where election are to be holden, and inser--. , tad in Boot newspaper published in the . ' roun'y. K ' Hbmah! One pape-on our side! The ' JSutTaJn Journal lias Jisd the honesty to de clare that "John Smith is not dead" nor in tJwi penitentiary, nor ,G. T. " One paper more oa our ide Hurra! . .,, " j Tub Prick 0? Produce For our selves, we can see no reason why the price of tiie wheat oi the late harvest should bp woitii less than unc dollar per bushel, deli' vered at any of the ports of Lnko Krie. The reason for this supposition resides in the belief that the crop of the present year, especially in the West, wi'l prove on exam ination, not so great as has been, by some imagined. In Michigan, fur instance, it was supposed, last fall, that less wheat was sown that season, than the season before, and the amount of spring wheat put in waa not so great as to effect the estimate to any considerable degree. In Ohio, the differ ence between the last years sowing and that of the year before could not linve been very great, and in New York, it was most probably less the last reason. Taking it all in all) we cannot believe Ilia' the number ofacres sown for the late crop was so much greater than that for the crop before as to fur nish a reason in itself fur a material change in the price. Nor, do we believe, on a ; examination 01 inequality ami au.o..ni of 11,0 yiel''' Wl be fo"1"1 tl,at tl"!ro ux' 1SIS a rea8"n ,or l"e S'u " ""Passion unu is anticipated. The crops in several of the finest wheat growing sections in New York have been much injured, both in quan tity and quality, by the rust, and this too, so near the time of trirvust, that the prom ise of an abundant crop was very great, and its heralding had been propnrliouably loud in all the papers in the country. And we believe, judging from the best means of in formation within our reach, that nearly all the wheat north of the fortieth parallel of latitude will be found more or less injured, and in many large districts almost totnlly destroyed, as is the case in several counties of Ohio, Michigan and New York, and in almost the whole of Upper and LoworCan ada. The injury dune to wheat in solare a section of country, combined with the probable short crops in England, and the failure of the Indian com, and in fact al most all 1 lie full crops through a gicat ex tent of country South anil West of us will all have their cirect Uion the pricoot wheat and when it is recollected that the Canada market is to bo supplied from tho Lake Country, wc camiut but think that there is sufficient ground for the belief that farmers should not be expected to take less than one dollar per bushel for their n heat. Tub Weather. Hurra! The Sep tember winds have come, whistling and blowing, and driving the miasma that breeds the ague and nurses tho yellow jaundice, away, away and instilling new life and vigor into the frames of tho pale subjects of the bilious demon that has been stalking among us for tho past two months. Beau tiful is this atmospheric tonx in its opera tion, and like love it takes the command of the warm red blood and calls it up to burn and blush in the pale worn cheek, and tin gle and curvet through the collapsed veins of the sickly extrenieties. Throw physic to the dogs p.,y the doctor his fee and let him go tie an exlra mulllcr around your neck and turn out and snuff the wholesome bracing air until your frame becomes as light as buoyant and as free as the element itself. Eschew not excercise in modera tion, but aid the fluids in their course with a gallop on horseback or a brisk walk on loot, and your shorn strength will return to you even as the strength of Samson when his new curls had grown and fell upon his brawny shoulders. The sickly season is over, and we have before us ten months of as beautiful a climate as any in tho world, so get well, all ye pale subjects, and enjoy it. Jack Frost, arrant bogus maker that he is, waa out on one of his excursions, the night before last, with his bottle of quick silver, sprinkling it over the fields and fen ces, and turning everything a glittering white, to shine in the beams of the morning sun. The rascal! How busy he must have been, touching a little here, and dashing a great splash there, all the while chuckling at tho mischief he was funking, and grin ning at the thought how ho would take the good people by surprise when they crept out of their warm beds in the morning. Right merrily did ho laugh, no doubt, when he threw a double portion over the buckwheat fields and melon patches, at the thought nf how he would cheat the good folks out of their nice fruit this fall, and their warm breakfast cakes, next winter. Ah Jack its a grudge we have against you. A daughter of Doctor Swain, thocelebra ted quack lately appeared at a ball at Bar atoga with a circlet of diamonds that cost $25,000. She must have created a great sensation in the intestines of the fori unc hunteis that swarm around the fashiona ble watering place, as her fathers nostrums in those of his patients. There ' a spice of a row gettiug up, be tween the state of Missouri and the territo ry of Iowa, on a boundary question. The Hawk-eyes, M the lownys call themselves, threaten an appeal to the last of human tri- unals to wit, fisticuffs, which court, we are sorry to say, has a general appellate ju risdiction in all controversies that arise 111 that country. , , A Western editor says, the British Queen is S75 feel in length!" What a smart lump of a gal he is getting to be! Nat. P. Willia says that Queen Victo ria ia no such great affair of a horse-woman, after all. - 'JShe," so he Bays, " rides with her mouth open. Loose jointed thing ! And ah wears man' hat over her broad, shiny, Dutch countenance! Bah! And the inclined to be snappish! Oh dear! .. A Dimmma. Having your hat blown way while riding a horse that you can nei ther coax nor drive within a furlong of your topmost cover. Wo can that, tho other1 " Eneas," says the New Orleans Times, "cut ono Dido." What was it pray? The same print says that "NuU'iinco" means "Noise." The courts in Ohio have deci ded ollierwise, see Wrights reports, case, Lakin vs. tiunn, page 3. The Lower Sandusky paper are both running oil half iice. They '11 freeze to death some of these cold nights, if they j don't go thicker clad. It is the ague that reduces a printor to half a sheet. Mrs.jBailey, the sweet singer, is in Buffa lo. She is the lady who sang for a husband ; " There'! Mr. Bulky, I t him dnlly, And yrt, he dnll'l prnpoie. Why dun't the man proposer" And Mr. Bailey did propose, and what was belter, his proposal was accepted, and Miss Watson, from a whole woman became only 1 tho sweeter half to a man. "Tho mouth ho broader than the eye," I is the Persian's rule in judging of beauty. ; Sweet little things to kiss, those Pcrsiun mouths! Hear! RusuroN U Arpinwalls Tonic, This nrticle, as will bo seen by reference lo our advertising columns, is for silo by Mr. Nitchio. Although a patent medicine, it Is certainly a valuable one. Wo have used several bottles in our fnniily with great suc cess. Mr. Clay has been received wilh enthusi asm, by the Philadelphions. The turn-out was estimated by the "World" at 20,000 persons. All the world was there, no doubt. The manufacturers uf Pittsburg and its vicinity, have made a reduction of one cent per pound in the price of manufactured iron and nails uf all kinds. The Cleveland Herald puffs the City Fur. nnce at a terrible rate. Tuke care, man! It will Mote ok before long, if you blast away at that rate. The great secret of farming, after all, is high cultivation and tho raising of large crops from small pieces of land. Lyman Kalhbun died in Texas on the Is lilt. Benjamin is in prison, and has not been released from labor as the papers have stated. The wind blew a gale down the lake, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and the water in the river took a recess on the oc. ension. Wonder whot's the price of Mau mee water now at Uuflalo. It must have taken a rue, though we should think it far from being firm. There havo been heavy rain at the South. The New Orleans and Cincinnati papers speak of plentiful showers. The Alton Telegraph mentions a cabbage leaf that measured nine feet in circumf'er once. Enough to make a tailor the happiest of men. A biiilgo one mile and a half in length has been erected over Tennessee river at Muscle Shoals. The Marietta College, established six years since, and now under the direction of the Rev. President Lindsley, lias 158 stu dents. Tho Hon. Tristram Burgess, in a lecture upon tho Naval History of Rhode Island, before the Historical Society of that State, lias laid violent hands upon the laurels of Com . Elliott, in relation to the Lake Erie affair. Tristram Burgess can do the thing P' . The Toledo Blade talks of making a Black List, and threatens one Doct. Mc Learv with a little. That's right. Give it to 'em about a feet. By reference to our advertising columns, it will be seen that the letting on the Wa bash and Erie Canal, is postponed till Sat urday, Sept. 21. A chop, being asked what he took for a cold, answered, " Four handkerchiefs a day, Madam." I feel strong melon-clwlic symptoms, as the printers devil said, after eating three great water-melons. To Correspondents. Several Commu nications received late,unavoidably deferred. '.' List of Methodist preachers," next week. "Thad," Hold hard! You shall have your day in Court. The Kennebec Journal gives the follow ing interesting summary of the achieve ments of Governor Fairfield's boundary war: The upshot of the matter is, that 1 valued at half a million of dollars, havo been cut by the trespassers; we have ex pended six or eight hundred thousand dol lars in the war: we have sold or bargained away timber to the amount of thirty thou sand dollars; we have lust only from twelve to Jourtcen hundred thousand dollars, and made no sort of progress with the boundary question. When all the ' bobbery" was kicked up, and the lowers h .d carried off the Land Agent to Fredencklon on an ox sled, Gov. Harvey did threaten to interfere, but ho took care to keep his own aide of the line. Not a single iiritish soldier was inarched to tho Aroostook; the thing all ended in smoke and yet he managed the matter to get the consent of Maine, never before given, that the British should have a free passage way across to Canada, which is all they want. By electing Gov. Fairfield, the State has lost in debts contracted and loss of timber, MORE THAN A MILLION OF DOL LARS, besides loss of character in taking up arms, making a great flourish, and then backing out, and leaving PresidenfcYan Uu ren to negotiate.- Postscript. Since the above was in type we have seen a gentleman from IIoul ton, who is a leading and influential member of the Van Buren party, and he tell us that no timber has been sold; that the Land Agent, limiting the minium to three dollars a thousand, no one bid Xhat amount, and therefore none was sold. - From the same authority wo learn that there if not a single stick of timber ini the boom. It' there is none in tho boom, and none has been told, what becomes of the thirty Ih iua ind dollars which the Age tells us about? Can the Age lull who bought the timber, and when, and at what price? We can give our authority if the Age ca'ls for it. A correspondent of tho New York Amer ican, traveling westward writes from Utica as follows. The notice uf Mr. Spencer is as just as it is graphic. " Fifty years ago, the spot where Utica now stands was the end of the world, in this direction. In those days, John Jacob Aator, and Peter Smith (father of Gerrit,) traveled the ground from Schenectady to Utica on foot, purchasing furs at the Indian settlements 011 the route. The Indians aided them in carrying the furs back to SehciiocUdy. Returned from their peril ous adventure to "tho Far West," they opened a little shop in New York city, ami sold the skins at retail. When their stock was exhausted, they ngain penetrated the lonely forest of "(lie fruntier," anil replen ished their store. Astor continued his bu siness ninny years; but Smith commenced the purchase of land. Summers went and came, and wave after wave of emigration rolled up the long defile of the Mohawk. Mark the change. Two years since, Smith died at Schenectady, leaving millions of acres to his heirs. Astor still lives, ono of I he wealthiest untitled commoners in the world. Judge Smith lived to travel the route from Schenectady to Utica, in four hours. And to-day, when the sun's even ing rays shall hide from the undimmed eye of John Jacob Astor behind the blue hills of Jersey, its vertial beams will be falling on the fur traders of our now Ultima Tliule, the mouth of the Oregon! Bishop Berke ley dreamed of such changes when he penned the line. "Westward the star of empire takes its way." Distress in Iri-land. I I 0 late F.ng lish paiiers furnish further details of dis tress and starvation in various parts of Ireland. A letter from a clergymen was read in the House of Commons, which sta ted that the misery of tho people of Now port, in tho county of Miyo, was frightful to think of. Mr. O'Connell said that ow ing to to the failure nf the serond potatoe crop; the people were on the verge of star vation. He t-pokc with a knowledge uf the state of things in Kerry in which the gen try had m ule every sacrifice and dene all they could to alleviate the sufferings of'llieir poor neighbors. The cascis of so pressing a nature that it was absolutely necessary that something should be done ill the way of re lief, without the least delay. Mr. Serjeant Jackson said tint he had received four letters on this subject from B.indon and its neighborhood; and to men tion one fact only, it appeared that, of a population of 7,0011 persons, there were 3, 000 in a state bordering on starvation, and 1,000 utterly destitute. A very small amount of relief from the Government, promptly administered, would save great numbers of the population fiom perishing. CoNniTioN or tub Piiess. The condi tion of the Press in this country, in refer ence to the system of indiscriminate credit on which it has been so generally conduc ted, is beginning to engage fheattention of the country. The system," tho Philadel phia North American remarks, ' ia injuri ous, both to publishers unci to those sub scribers who puy. The amount of money thus lust would, if expended on the paper as might have been, have increased its at tractions an hundred fold. It is a fact which we can vouch for, that there are standing on the books of a large establish mcnt in an adjoining city, bad debts to the amount ot $100,000, and on those of an other to the amount of (ifl.OOl). These are but two instances which have fallen under our own observation, and there are doubt less many papers in the country which could present a long and appalling array of delinquencies. 1 he press would be render ed more independent by a cosh system, and avoid many imputations which are cast up on it. In London, this system is universal, the papers are hawked about the streets as the penny papers are in this country. Ameri can. Valdabls "Sweepings." On Salui day afternoon, a woman named Catharine Maxwell, was employed to scour the floor ot Messrs, Hughs anil tiinnnett, of 254 broad way. Toward night she havinir com pleted her job, received her pay, and as she was retiring, the attention of one of the clerks was attracted by tun unusual bulky appearance ot the woman s nellicr propor tions. The young man took what might seem rather an unwarranted liberty he searched bcr person, and beneath her gar ments lie loilnd concealed itao valuable tar tan plaid shawls, which she had purloined from the premises. On questioning her about the tncit, snesaia that she Had under stood that all that was found about the floor belonged tome " sweepers," and, by this common law sho laid claim to the pro perty in question. Unable to decide this question of law, the clerk handed her over to the police, and she was committed, to await a decision belore the Session Court. JY. Y. Cour. d- Euq. Yankbb in France. Mr. Wellington editor of the Charleston Courier in South Carolina, is travelling in France with his family. A daughter of Mr. W. lias been mnrried in Pans to the son of one of the Admirals in the British Navy. This event we notice merely to speak of the success of a Yankee boy, where intelligence is com bined with industry and energy of character. Mr. Wellington is a native af West Cam bridge near Boston. His parents are wor thy people, and if we mistake not, his father is or was a famer. and for a long series of yeira nas grown vegetables tor (he Boston market. A long while since, with a dickey in his hat and a few pennies in his pocket young Wellington went south' After pas sing through various gradations, from entire obscurity lie became distinguished as one of the most able and dignified Editors in (he Union. - Distinction and wealth followed, and now he ia travelling abroad with his family, and his daughter has just been con nected by marriage with the son of a Iirit ish Amiral! The mutations of rank and for tune in this country are curioui sometime when diligently traced out.., Military fracas. The german Rifle company paraded yesterday, and marched to Wade' woods bordering on the suburbs of the city, for the purpose of firing at a target. Some of the members having ta ken too freely of the 'o be-boyful,' quarrell ed, as we are informed as to the closeness of their shots at the target.- The issue of that quarrel waa a pretty general engage ment of ihe company, in which one man was shot through the ear, several knocked down with thebutt end of their rifles,and oth ers severely cut with sabres. A number of those injured, w are informed, are dange rously oo. Brickbat and club, flourished in th grand melee Cm. Mws, A siiAHP touno'un. Yesterday fore noon, Mr. Abel Lyons, of the cornerof Nas sau street and Maiden lane, sent his sou, n hid 12 years of age, to tho Mechanics' Built to obtain the money for a check fur $."i7. On his way to the Bank tlie boy was accos ted by a little girl, not over 10 years of age, who asked him if he Ind not dropped some money. He replied in the negative, whero upon she stated lliut sho had just picked up a roll of money, amounting to $200, which she thought ho had dropped. He denied having lost it, and the 111 tie girl continued to walk with him, conversing with him about the money she had found, asking him what she should do with it, and many other ques tions calculated to convey a very strong im pression of unsophisticated innocence. In this way she accompanied him to the Bank, went in with him, and saw him draw his $57, and then came out with him. Alter leaving tho Hank sho continued her artless conversation with young Lyons relitMO to her lnr'ro wind-fall, and became quite afraid of carrying it, lest she should lose it; and finally, that it might bo safe, sho proposed lo the lad to put both their parcels into a handkerchief, and deposit the whole in young Lyon's pocket. This the lad ac ceded to, and taking out his handkerchief, did his money up in one part of it, nnd then handed it to Ins Iittlo companion that sho might also make her deposit. He then put the handkerchief in his pocket. Just at that time the girl saw a woman turning into on opposite street, with whom she wished to speak; and telling the lad sho would meet him at the corner of Brnidwny and Maiden lane, left him and hurried over to the wo man. Young Lyon kept on to the appointed corner, when he halted for the girl to meet him according to appointment, but the lon ger lie waited " the more she didn' t come, in order that there might not be unnecessary delay after she should come, he took out his handkerchief fur the purpose of disenga ging their respective parcels of money; when, lo! he found that his own $57 had disap peared, and the girl's roll, consisting not uf $450, but ol a wad of brown paper, wiib re- posing sately in Hs place. 1 he girl did : Aqueduct across the Genesee River, as not come to explain tho strange circum-1 rai d!v as the nature uf the work will pcr stance, and the lad went home and broke the mit, "''lie kev stones of the last arch will matter lo his father, with 1I10 best face he be laid in aboilt two weeks, ai d the filling Could. jV. V. Sun. m hi.twopii the nrehos ism n Blnto of for Important. A movement will soon be mado in regard to the Presidency, that, while it will confound the enemy wili re move every obstacle to a perfect union in the ranks uf the opposition. Our source of information is of the highest authority, and may be relied upon. All will soon be well and will place the parly in tho position it never should havo abandoned in Irj.'K). We congratulate our friends ill advance, upon the light of day which will soon breuk upon them. The Philadelphia Evening Star, from which the above is taken, is the leading Harrison paper in Pennsylvania, and ear nestly advocated tho union of the Whigs upon Gen. Harrison as the only available candidate. As to the degree of importance which should be attached to its oracular giving out, our readers can Judge as well as ourselves. We might speculate upon tho probable character of the movement to which it refers, but it would be usck-ss. The mystery will doubtless be revealed in good time. In the meanwhile we will say, whatever movement is made, when the time to act arrives, wo have no doubt the Whigs will be found united. Buff. Pat. Mr. Clay experienced at Baltimore, as every where else on his journey, a most cor dial reception. He rode into town, with the Mayor, in a carriage said to be mado of the wood of the British frigate Serapis, captu red by Paul Jones during, the revolutiona ry war. In a speech which he made to tho vast concourse assembled to greet him, he said, if the withdrawal of his name would ensure the harmony and success of the opposition, he would retire at once and forever to the private station which a long career of pub lic service, had taught him, was the only re fuge for tranquil and enduring happiness. Buff. Pal. Whipping a Wipe. In the Franklin Circuit Court, Harvey Peas, on Tuesdoy last, was fined five dollarB and senlonced to four months imprisonment in the county jail. Although this may appear to be a se vere penalty, we are satisfied from the evi dence, that it was meting out justice. It appears in evidence that Peas had been in the constant habit of whipping his wife, ov er since the wedding night, and in conver sation with his neighbors, who reproved him fori'l-treating her, contended that ho l,nt a rinUt ,.,l.;nl. Un ..M r .t. . I l,,li ,.ri,,i,, r ,,i,i ' .! i.; . -r 1 as he pleased. Wo think the iurv can eon. I as he pleased. We think the jury can con vince him that they have a right nlso to punish him for it. BrockeillcIa.) Ameri can. From Hariuhburo, Pa The Harris burg Telegraph of Thursday, says" Since our paper went to press this morning, the Grand Jury have made a presentment before i the Court, of tho Attorney General for mis-j demeanor in office: and also nrnneiiind thn ! ' Iron Gray,' the admiuistraiiuu organ here, ) as a public nuisance, The same paper states that "Robert Campbell, Esq., of Huntingdon county. who had been prosecuted for a libel on Gov ernor Porter has been acquitted. The li bel was contained in a letter, which charged thai the Governor had defrauded his cred itors." JY. Y. Cour, We learn from an Indiana paper, that it ia rumored that that state has recently lost if 1,000,000 by her lurid Coinmissriners, through the agency of a broker in 1 he cast. Report says, the Fund Commissioner placed bonds to the above amount in tho hands of broker, signed and fully executed, and the broker was In nbtoin the funds. It seems he did so and failed, and left the Fund Commissioners an empty bag to hold. This may possibly be nothing mure than ru mor, at any rate it needs something more authentic to corroborate it. We hope for me saKo 01 Indiana, and the advancement of her improvements, that the report may prove untrue; though defalcations and breaches of trust are bo common now-a- duys, that we should not be surprised if the rumor were soon confirmed. Cia. Rep. Goosb Wheat. Mr. Isaac Babcock. of ttusn. mis presented us with a small quan tity of Goose Wheat, in the head, raised by his son, H. M. Babcock. This wheat ha, but recently become known, and is attract ing considerable attention among farmers. It is remarkably productive, often yielding from fiO to 75 bushels from an acre. M'. B. counted 190 grains from one stalk. Roch. Dem. ' This kind of wheat ia said to de-ive its name from a foot that a few grain of it were found in the crop of a wild goose that was hot a few years since near the head of Lake Champlain. The wheat waa noticed to be of peculiar quality, n as sown , and from those few grain havo come all that we imw have in tho country. Buf. Com. ' It must iib only a humor. The New Orleans Lniiisianian uf the latost dates says, " thcro was a report in town that the schooner Cumancho was in tho river from Vera Cruz, bringing the information that Snnta Anna had been assassinated. The eport is probably without foundation: the Comanche is not reported by any tow-boat." We should not be much surprised if this bloody and heartless murderer had become a prey to tho assassin's knife; the wrongs perpetrated by this tyrant at the Alamo, will never cease to be forgottonin Texas, while virtue shall find at admirer or liberty an advocate. Ma. Juhn Biddlb, one of the Commis sioners appointed for the purposo, has rct turned home to N. York and reported " that the Michigan State Howls authorised to be sold in order to create a fund to con stitute the capital of tho banks, cannot be disposed of nt present, unless ot a rate which neither the intentions of the legisla- luie, public opinion in the State, or the advantages to be hoped from the immediate establishment nf the Bank, important as they might bo, under existing circumstances would seem to warrant them in accepting." An tub Decency. A whig and a lo cofoco somewhere in Pennsylvania, made a bet on tin; late Governor's election, lo the amount of HsiOO coch. The whig lost The law says, on conviction thereof, the person making such bet shall forfeit a sum equal to the amount bet, provided suit he instituted within six months niter the ot- fence shall have been committed. Two ln ys before the expiration ol'tnc six months, the whig is sued by the identical person, who rode seventeen miles for the express purpose of making a bet with him, and is lined $100 in addition to the amount lost by his bet. The locofoco who made the bat with him, gets the $1(1(1, and goes clear because he is not informed upon within the time. This took place the present week before Jude Purler. The contractors, says the 'tochester Democrat, are nroirressimr with the new wardness. Ibis firm and bcaulilul struc ture is expected to be completed a year trom next spring, The streets of our city are full of joyful faces; tho Whigs are all congratulating each oilier; the L,ocotocos walk stcaltlitul- ly through the bye lanoj, ai.d the neutrals very generally dec) ire that they always wore tivornble to the Whigs. As an evidence of the interest felt in our election, wc mention the circumstance, that expresses were hero from Boston and Taun ton, awaiting the arrival of the returns, and a gentleman of New Jersey, ca'me here for the purpose ofconvcying the intelligence to that state, now on the eve of an important election, as speedily as possible; all of them roturneo freighted with good news. Pro vidence Jour. Indiana. Public notice has been given in Indiuna'to the contractors on the works of internal improvement, in consequenco of information received trom the J' und Com inissioners in New York, that the August payment to the contractors will be postpon ed beyound the month and perhaps fur seve ral months. It scenic, this public notice says " that the Bankers who purchased our Bonds, sent them to England to raise the money to make payment, and that the agent has returned without Bellinegthetn, in consequence of wh:ch, the Bankers cannot pay the promised instalment, and have so notihed our r uud Commissioners. Jr. Y. Cour. o Enq. Wo are rather inclined to the opinion, that some of the prints are mistaken in relcr- ence to the resignation of his seat in Con gross by Rice Garland, Esq. of Louisiania. If we remember aright, Mr. Garland was chosen to be a Judge by one branch of the Legislature, but the other did not act on the nomination, and the appointment was not complete. Mr. Garland, therefore, is still entitled to his seat in the House of Representatives. Richmond Whig. A ClIALLENOR TO THE FlELD. The editor of the Worcester (Mass.) iEgis, (Ion. vvillism Lincoln,) closes a contro versy, which has been somewhat disastrous to the Worcester Palladium, byoficring to the editor of that print honorable satisfac tion-ill the held: the wonpoi.s to be hoes: each parly to dig one acre of potatoes: and he whose work is done the best and in the shortest time, to be declared the victor, SI,oll!d ll,e dmllengo to mortal potatoe-dig. ging be accepted, the editor of the jEgis will transmit the size ot Ins hoe by a friend, who will arrange the preliminaries for the settlement uf all diluculties. Salem ox- zetle. A Printer roubrd. The office of the lry was onlored on Wednesday oigm. aoom twenty dollars were stolen and a number of bills against distant sub seribers. The publishers offer to forgive tho burglar for stealing the cash, if ho will collect the accounts and return the proceeds. JY. X. Sun. A Fact. A physician in this city colled a few days since to see a young man who was quite sick, and among other things he left, a blister plaster, which he ordered to be placed on the young man 8 chest, tie call ed the next murniiig to see hi patient, and on enquiring how the blister had operated, was informed by the ludyof the house that, as the young man had no chest she had put ihe blister on hia trunk; and suie enough, there the blister was, stuck uponadrgo wooden trunk by the side of the bed. Paulucket Oix. Horriilb ir truk. A new waltz enti tled " whiggery, was lately played at a ball in Boston, when the dancers, in endeavor ing to keep time with the music, twisted their hands entierly off! Baltimore Post. Hather tar (etched and hard twisting for a ioke. After all, the Loco Foco sub treasu ry waltz is the thing for dancing. No dif ficulty about keeping time only be sure and make the legs ilu!-ihnl'a t.Hart- ford Cour. Anb anotiieb The Ohio Statesman no tice the death of Jacob Rose, of Deleware county in the 78th year nf his sge. Mr. Rose entered the revolutionary army at an early age, and waa in several important en gagements with the Indians in the state ot New York. He waa at the capture ofCorn wallis in 1781- Thus tar after stir ex pires.' . " " We understand that wheat buyer arc paying 75 cent for wlieat in the interior of the State generally, a alight advance effec ted by the last news from Europe. Plenty of purchasers in market, but some rather shy of buying at th advance rate, Clev. ner. ' Uoly Customer. The Mount Vernon Courier gives an account of a swarm of bee settling on the head of a boy. It appear tlmyiio lad was on the opposite side ot the river when the bees slighted on him, that he crossed the river ih that situation, when the bees were secured in a hive. The lit tle fellow exhibited a presence of mind, du ring me whole operation, truly remarkable. He was atung only in two or three place. A capital hoax cama off. the other day. at one of our city recesses. A certain Doctor whose very name chimea and rhymes with wag, procured an enormou sunflower leaf, and labelled it "Mom Mul licaulis, from my father's farm, in Darien," and hung it up fir the inspection of the cu rious, Ittnok like a basswood twig spec ulation, and caused a deal of merriment among the knowing ones. Buff. Hep. Jack Fkost has once more returned. We understand that between this and Fort Wayne the frost has been pretty general; bracing the nerves of the valetudinarian, and cheering those who have been suffering under the frcbilo complaints. It ha also had tho effect of causing tho.e bloody vam pires, tho musquitoes, to withdraw their bills from our tortured bodies. Piqua Courier, Aug. 31. The National Road is infested with nest of robbers, who uro almost nightly engaged in robbing trunks from tho stages. Among the number stolen was tnnt of Gov. Shan non, containing tho papers necessary for the delivery of Captain Appleby toth'oau-tho-ities ol Erie county, to be tried for committing a rape on a young lady, passen ger on board the boat he commanded. Tali. Oats. Mr. Dryan S. Cecil, of this counly, says that a six acre field r,f his has produced 350 dozen of largo sheave of Oats, which, when thrashed, yielded 4S bushels per acre. This is the tallest Oat story we have heard of lately, and as Mr. Cecil is a reputable man we h tve every rea son to believe it.--Sidney Argus. "Mother's best compliments to your folks and says she thall be happy to have the pleasure ol your company, this afternoon to tea. and she wishes to tho Lord it was over." E i-illoutfiiri locairy messoges! . B iffulonian' Geo, Diwson, F.sq. the formerable editor of the Itochestcr Democrat, is about to tuke charge of the Detroit Journal and Courier. Mr. D iwson is nn able writer, in him the Locos ol Michigan will find a man to combat they cuunot easily out do. Early Snow A friend lias just inform ed us that snow fell in a considerable quanti. ly on Friday, the loth of this month, in the vicinity of Ahbottstown, Adams Co Han over Pa.) Her. A OoNf-ciBNTiuus Man. A subscriber of ours called the other day to pav his sub scription. Ho had just been reading, he Baid, the story of the unfortunate newspaper delinquent, whose troubled spirit had been doomed to remain on earth till after the p intorhad been paid, and that ho was dis posed to avoid so calamitous a result to him self, by keeping his rewspnper account fair and square! Dayton Jour. A Hbakty Welcome. The citizons of Ogdciuburg wore so delighted to see Go vernor Seward, that they invited themselves lodmewilh him. This is neighborly, and truly Republican. If the Governor's sala ry would admit of it, the whole State would dine with him. Dhatii or Com. Patterson Com. D. T. Puttorson, of tho United States Navy, and cuinmandant of the navy yard and sta tion at Washington, died in that city on Sunday after a short illses. We understand that a passenger from New York, on Wednesday, missed hi trunk, when at the depot in Third street. It contained nino thousand dollars. It was not ascertained whether it was property deposited in New York, or whether it reached this city and waa stolen. IT. S, Gazette. Parbniai, A Mr. Chandrel, of Spring field, III., being from home and hearing that a son of his was sick, undertook to vim a creek on his return, and was drowned. Wholesale. A store in Philadelphia was recently robbed of cash, papers and goods, to the amount of $150,0(0. Flour in Montreal, isselling at eight dol lars and twenty cents per barrel; . in Cin cinnati, four dollars and twenty-five cents. A Hint. The evidence qf a good Ta tierna cotemparory remarks, is its being wi ll supplied with newspnpert and periodi cals. Let that fact bo remembered. Ob servation will confirm the assertion. Wheat. The wheut harvest atMilwau kie has been gathered, and is said to ba abundant. Price fifty cents per nushol. Tub PiiBsiniiHOY. The Columbus (Ga.) Enquirer, urges the State Rights oarlv to decline voting in the coming Presidential election. Very Probablb. The State Bank of Indiana has declined receiving the funds of the genera: government on special deposite, on the terms proposed br the Secretary of the Trearurv. Capital in New York. The total : amount of capital in the banks furmed in New York, under the General Banking Law of that State, is $5,488,779. The : amount of notes 111 circulation l $3,935, 430. ' 1 kmpkrance. The Salem, Mass. Re gister, states that the workmen employed nn the rail road route in that quarter, are uncommonly peaceful and orderly. No ar dent spirits are allowed by the contractors. Very Good. The Philadelphia Ledger ' speaking nt Grenville Mellen as the author of a teinperunce ode, calls him a Water- Mellcn. . Good for somrthibo. The leaves of the Jhrut JMullicnvlis are said to make "de licious pies," and superior Young Hyson Tea. They are also excellent for greens. Wheat at ItoeiiKSTER.-The Daily Dem ocrat of Sept. 4lh states thnt some of the miller wholiad contracts to fill by a certain day at a price which would warrant it, paid ' ten shillings for wheat on the 3d. , Flour $6 per bbl. The most original and refined wit can be ; relished only by a very few. The grosser mind ia more popular. A delicate wit re quire fine judgment to -appreciate it. A ' j wit needs to have hia audience packed. I Doe not every one expe'ience a state of feeling, on a line morning in autumn, very different from what he is aware of on a glo noua day in Spring, an -evening cunaet in summer, or a gloomy night In the deptk of winter..