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' This week we issue the Journal
one day in advance of our usual time.
The cause of this is not of frequent
occurrence, and we shall seldom tail
to distribute the Journal to out town
subscribers on Wednesday evening.
Thanksgiving. Thursday, the 28th
inst, is the day set apart by Got. Ford
to be observed as a day of thanksgiving
and prayer throughout the State. Fit
and proper is the-observance of such a
day at this season of the year. The
products of labor during the heat and
bustle of summer, have been liberal.
The harvests are gathered, and all are
preparing for winter, which comes on
apace. While the toil of the husband
man has been well rewarded, other
branches of industry have not been
without their return. That disease,
whose mysterious visitings have made
many hearts desolate, has receded be
fore the frosts of that herald, the ap
proaching winter.
, We trust our citizens generally wi'l
comply with the recommendation of the
Governor, abstaining from all secular
employments, they render thanks and
praise for peace in our borders, general
health, for abundant harvests, for the
spread of knowledge, and for all His
temporal blessings;" for "God is great,
and great is His goodness to the chil
dren of men." .
Massachusetts. Only three of
the ten Congressmen were elected in
this State at the recent election.
Appleton and Fowler, Whigs, and
Mann, Free Soil. In seven districts
no choice! The chance for a Whig
Governor is not good, although
Briggs, the Whig candidate, has a
plurality of 20,000 or 30,000 over
either of his opponents. In ' case of
no election of Governor by the peo
ple, the lower House sends up to the
Senate the names of the four candi
dates receiving the hinhest number
of votes, from which the Senate
chooses the Governor. We make
the following extract from a letter
to the editor, dated Boston, Nov. 17:
The Whigs of Massachusetts are bea
ten this year. The opposition will have
a majority of the Senators, and thus far
they have elected the most representa
tives to the lower house, but there are
yet so many vacancies to be filled on
the fourth Monday of this month, that
the character of the house will not be
determined until after the election that
takes place on that day. I have no
doubt that a determined effort, on the
part of the Whigs would secure to them
a majority, but I fear that they will not
make such an effort. If we can secure
the house, the opposition will find that
they have effected a most barren victory,
for we can prevent the election of any
other man than Winthrop to the U. S.
Senate, and perhaps compell the Senate
to choose between two VYhigs for Gov
ernor of Massachusetts. In the event
of the opposition having a majority of
both houses, we have nothing to hope
for except that the discordant material
of which they are composed, may pro
duce disunion among themselves.
New York. The vote between
Hunt and Seymore was so close that
nothing but the official figures could
decide. Hunt beats Seymore 2bl.
The other State officers elected are
Locos and Free Soil Locos, the ma
jorities varying from 76S to 7000.
The majority against the repeal of
tne School Law, is about 30,000.
Next Monday. Congress, the
Ohio Legislature and the Constitu
tional Convention will assemble next
Monday. We hope to lay before
our readers the President's Message
and the organization of the Legisla
ture in our next. Although the lat
ter may be considered doubtful, if
the disposition of the Free Soilers re
sembles that of their predecessors for
the last two years. W e shall en
deavor to keep our readers well ad
vised of the actions of these bodies,
and if in consideration thereof or
any other consideration, our circula
tion should be extended, most kind
ly should we takeit. What say you
friends, will you aid usT, -
" -Col. R. M. Johnson, formerly
Vice President, died at Frankfort
Ky last week.Thursday. '
Zanesville has 10,305 population
Rochester," N. Y, has 36,561.. .
Ex Senator Wail, ot N. Jn died on
the 22d inst. -'.",; izi
Virginia Central Railroad.
The friends of this road in Richmond
city, Va., have been holding meetings
to consider the question of city end
individual subscription to the capital
stock of this company..!- We are well
pleased to see that the people of
Richmond are coming to understand
their true interests," and will do their
duty in extending this road to; the
Ohio river. At one of the meetings
in Richmond, Hon. G. W. Summers,
of Kanawha, spoke on the question
of taking the sense of the citizens of
Richmond, in reference to a subscrip
tion of $100,000 by the corporate
authorities of the city to the Central
Road. . It was a powerful appeal to
ihe citizens of Richmond to exert
themselves for the completion of this
road to the Ohio. Such a speech can
net fail to do good, much good. We
would like to present this speech en
tire to our readers,. but have only
space for the following extract. We
copy from the Kanawha Republican,
for a copy.of which we are indebted
to E. S. Menager, Esq.
. Fellow-citizens, 1 said that you
might look to it as a railroad begin
ning at Richmond and terminating
on the Ohio river, but I would beg
leave to enlarge on that idea. . Let
us not think of ifas . terminating fi
nally on the Ohio river. .Let us at
least look forward to the queen city
of the West. Cincinnati is to be the
termination of the road. Beginning
at Richmond and terminating at
the mouth of the Kanawha, and then
to continue across a country rich in
product, and rich in mineral wealth
yet undeveloped, traversing a region
where a railroad may be easily con
structed, and where a railroad, for a
large portion of the distance, has al
ready been provided lor and is in
course of construction. A railroad
from Cincinnati to the town ofH ,
in Highland county, is already in
progress of construction, and from
the town of H -to the mouth of
the Kanawha, some 70 or SO miles
of the distance, a charter for a rond
obtained from the Legislature of Ohio
is already in existence, and the citi
zens along the line as indicated
through large meetings recently held,
stand ready to take up stock and fill
up the gap to Gallipnlis, some four
miles from the mouth of the Kana
wha, whenever the people of Virgin
ia shall show that they are ready to
push their Central road to the Ohio.
We may look upon it, therefore, as
a railroad already provided for,
and we may say at once that the
road is contemplated to be from
Richmond to Cincinnati. It is whol
ly immaterial whether the road
strikes the Ohio at Guyandotte or at
Kanawha, Ohio is pledged to take
up the work on her own shore,
whether it terminates at one point
or the other, and to push it forward
to the citv of Cincinnati. Kentucky
is also widely awake to her interests
on this subject.
-I have had some correspondence
in reference to this matter, with citi
zens of Kentucky, and they are agi
tating the question there of meeting
our road at the mouth of Sandy, or
wherever it may terminate, with a
railroad from Covington. There is
no question but that Kentucky and
Ohio both stand ready to push on
the works, and we need not there
fore regard it as one terminating on
the Ohio river. Contemplate the
amount of trade and travel which
will in all human probability be
thrown upon that line! Why, it
will be the nearest route from Cin
cinnati to New York or any of the
Northern cities. Cincinnati is near
er to Baltimore bv the Virginia Cen-
tral road than it is by the Wheeling
route, even with the Baltimore and
' s
Ohio Railroad pushed forward to
Cincinnati nearer by 105 miles!
The road striking the Ohio at Guy
andotte, or at Pt Pleasant, at the
mouth of the Kanawha, will pass
through some of the best regions ol
the State regions abounding in iron
ore and oiher elements of universal
wealth, and which the construction
of the road will at once develope.
The Grand Jury of Culpepper, Va.,
refused to present the persons who
broke open the jail some time last
summer and brought out a negro and
murdered him. The facts of the case
were published at the time. The
Staunton Spectator Says this reiusal
on Ihe part of the Grand Jury "is
calculated to excite almost as much
indignation and alarm as the outrage
itself." .
Another Speech. Hon. J. M.
Clayton lately attended a dinner ten
dered him by the Whigs of Dela
ware. His speech on the occasion
has been published. It i a masterly
vindication of Gen'l Taylor's admin
istration. -
Count ERjFHTiMo. The St. Louis
papers are informed of the arrest in
New York of persons engaged in
counterfeiting notes of. the State
Bank of Missouri. ..We suppose it is
from that quarter the spurious notes
have been scattered over the West.
Mr. Clay's Speech.
We noticed last week the fact that
Mr. Clay had addressed the Legisla
ture of Kentucky, and that the
Speech had been published. The fol
lowing is an extract from a letter to
one of the Lexington papers.
Speaking ef Mr. Clay's speech, the
He - pronounced: a glowing and
well deserved "eulogiurn upon the
character of President Fillmore, and
expressed the opinion that the Exec
utive would enforce the fugitive
siavo iaw,caiimg ir necessary, any
portion of the militia of the Union
into service for that purpose. The
compliment to Fillmore brought
down the most enthusiastic applause
from Whig and Democrat, ,
He ailuded to the formation of a
new party, which he denominated
the "Union Party;" and when he
had mentioned it, with a tone and
action I never can forget elevating
his proud old head erecting his fine
lorm, now somewhat bent, as the
snow bends the pine his eye beam
ing almost celestial fire, he rushed
towards the Speaker's chair, ex-
dming, "I am a member of that
Union partvf" Words unless they
could literally burn, are co vehicles
to paint that scene. Only those
who enjoyed the pleasure of seeing it
can ever have any idea of its charac
I thoueht the most pathetic part
of his effort was when disclaiming
any desire for office, he wrapped his
garments about him, and stepping
proudly about, he said, "I want no
office; no place ah yes," he ex
claimed, "I do want a place, a place
in your hearts!" It was said so mo
vinglyso sweetly so pathetically
that his bitterest opponents seated
immediately about, strong and cold
men, "unused to the melting mood,"
wept like children.
Ohio State Journal.
The proprietors of the Journa', in
their Prospectus, appeal to the Whigs of I
the State for especial support.
The Ohio State Journal is published
Daily, Tri Weekly and Weekly, on the
following terms cash Invariably in ad
The Daily, to pertont in Columbus,
per jear.
Daily, tent by mail out of Columbus
Daily during the session, and
$6 M
5 00
Tri-Weekly balance of year:
In Columbus,
By mail,
Tri-Weekly bjr mail,
VV'eekly, in Columbus
5 00
4 00
3 00
2 00
1 50
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Out of the city by mail, sicgle.
To clubs ol four and upwards.
To dubs of ten and upwards, 07"to
one address
Daily, session,
Tri-Weekly, tessinn.
Weekly, tingle, session.
To clubs of five and upwards.
Columbus, Nov. 20, '50.
frt-Ti.E CiNciNNATi.-This fine boat
passed up Sunday morning crowded, as
usual, with passengers. Copt. J. BiR-j
minohajc is one of the best of comman-
and Jas. Kerb, Jr., one of the
most gentlemanly and accommodating!
on the river so it is no longer a
nystery how this tine packet does sucn
a smashing business, for people will
travel with such men. fche passes
here every Sunday on her upward and
Thursday on her downward trip, so
look out for her.
The superior accommodations of the
line boats generally, and the regularity
of their movements, recommend them
to the travelling community.
Coal Boat Sunk. A coal boat, be
longing to the Pomeroy company,
struck a anag opposite our landing, a
few days ago, and sunk. The most of
the coal will probably be recovered.
December, 5th.
the Ladies' Fair,
The Woods on Card's Hill took
fire, in some way unknown to us
Monday night We understand that
a portion of the fence of Jos. De
vacht was consumed.
Death of the Dckf of Palm el-
la. -On the afternoon of October
12, the Duke of Palmelladied at Lis
bon. He was one of the last of the
statesmen of the beginning of this cen
tury who took part in the important
arrangements of the Congress at Vi
enna. By his good sense and infor
mation there, he gained in that As
sembly such a weight of influence
as was attached to no other Repre
sentative of so small a Power. Tal
leyrand was accustoaed to say that
his attachment to sound principles
and his graceful manners gave him a
commanding influence in its coun
cils. -
In Portugal he afterwards distin
guished himself as the statesman to
whose constitutional principles and
foresight was due the gift of a liberal
Constitution, which accompanied the
return ol the Koyal family from Bra
zil. In the subsequent difficulties of
Portugal, he was the leader of her
Liberal Statesmen, and although
rudely treated of late yeara by the
Government of Donna Maria 1, he
has never abandoned his devotion to
the real interests of that Government
or the Liberal party of Portugal.
Boston Daily Advertiser.
Boston Daily Advertiser. From San Francisco.
NEW YORK, Nov. 21.
The steamer Crescent City, with
dates from San Francisco to the 16th,
arrived this evening with 350 passen
gers, $500,000 in the hands of pas
sengers and $1,100,000 on freight.
Tba cholera was raging terribly at
Port Royal and at Jamaica. ' 1000
had died in three weeks at Kingston,
and 600 in the interior. The news
of : the admission of California into
the Union was received with general
satisfaction.-' The news from the
mines is of a mixed description
wherever the streams have been
dammed a plentiful yield has been
the result, but several of the dams
have recently g'ven way, in conse
quence ol the rising of the waters,
and the labor of months has thus
been rendered fruitless. Gold-bearing
quaitz continues to be discover
ed, and this in the end ( will form the
great 'resource of the miners when
surface gold fails.
The news from the overland emi
grants is most distressing. It was
estimated that 20,000 persons were
behind the desert journeying to Cali
fornia, a large portion of whom were
destitute of provisions. . The chole
ra had broken out among the emi
grants, and was carrying them off
with dreadful rapidity. Ihe expe
diency of making a requisition on
the Collector of this port lor an ad
vance of $100,000 has been suggest
ed and it is probable the citizens
will resort to this means ot alleviat
ing the terrible distress of which the
accounts reach us day by day. The
resources oi" private benevolence are
exhausted, and it is but right the
government should afford assistance.
A report prevailed a lew days be
fore the sailing of the steamer that
the cholera had made its appearance
in San Francisco. This, however, is
positively contradicted by the city
papers. The people in large num
bers are leaving San Francisco, as
fast as thecan get away, on their
return to the United5tates.
San Francisco, Oct. llh. Flour
$23a27. Pork firm at $23. Butter
and lard unchanged. Preserves dull
and plenty. Groceries active, and
advanced. Sugar two or three cents
higher. Coffee scarce and in de
mand at 2ia23. .
The Ohio arrived at New York on
the 23d. She brings three hundred
and fifty pasengers, and $300,000
in gold dust and some $500,000 in
hands of passengers; also a very large
Excitement in Boston.
to have naa matters mcir own ,
and one might suppose from the re
ders, ports afloat that Free Soilism and
Nullification embraced a large ma
clerks j0rity of the city of notions. The
The excitement in the city of Bos
ton on the subject of slavery, imme
diately occasioned by tho passage of
the Fugitive Slave Bill, and the at
tempt to carry out the laws and re
take fugitives under it, has been
greal- ine opponent i .
mi ' a t at, tn.
those oppoesd to its execution, seem
i.a election proves any thing but
lhat But Abolitionism met with a
slight check there the other day.
A meeting in Faneuil Hall, got
up by the Abolitionists to give a pub
lic reception to Thompson, an Eng
lish Abolitionst, who has just arrived
in this country, broke up in a row.
The speakers, Garrison, Quincy,
Thompsou. Fred. Douglass, (negro,)
tc, were hissed down, and com
pelled to adjourn the meeting. These
fanatics were not easily put down.
A fiiend who was present writes us
that "no account he has seen in print
begins to come up to the mark."
We hardly like this way of break
ing up even such meetings, but the
provocation had been great. A few
dozen of fanatics have, by joining
with the negro population, of late
drawn attention to that city in a
wav which every one who feels a
- .. . . , i, i.
proper pride in me cuy, wouia De
glad to evade.
Riotv-A serious riot took place on
Friday week, between two bodies of
laborers on the Pennsylvania railroad'
near Blairsville.
A pitched battle was deliberately re
solved upon the parties advanced,
armed with guns, pistols, clubs, &c.
At the first fire four fell dead, several
wounded, end some mortally. A charge
was then made and one of the parties
routed. At last dates the military were
ordered out, but none of the rioters had
been arrested. .
Habits of Jenny Lino. A per
sonal friend of Miss Lind informs as
that she is remarkably temperate in
all things, carefully avoiding all slim
ulents of every description. She is
an early riser, bathes every morning
regularly, winter and summer, exer
cises much in the open air. She al
ways dresses with a view to comfort
rather than show, religiously avoid
ing tight lacing. She partakes free
ly of the plainest food, using much
fruit. She attributes her uniform
good health to her temperate mode
of living," she seldom having occasion
lo consult a physician. ' "
Indiana Penitentiary.
We gather the following statisti
cal information relative to the Indi
ana State Prison, from the Louis
ville Democrat, of Thursday:
From September," 1822, op to the
present time, one thousand one hun
dred and thirty-six convicts have
been received at the State Prison.
Of this number, 545 have been dis
charged by expiration of sentence,
and 237 pardoned by the Govenor.
One hundred and twenty-one have
died , in piison. -Seventy-six made
their escape, and have never been
retaken. Thirteen were discharged
bv the Supreme Court.
' There are at this time 145 convicts
at the prison, busily engaged, do
ing the state good service.
The history of some of these crim
inals is strange enough, and would
afford richer lessons of life than all
the fictions and romances of the
One, a feble old man, is now serv
ing out a sentence for larceny. His
name is Samuel Worle, and this is
the sixth time he has been sent there
for the same offense. Each theft was
of some trifling value, yet sufficient
to send him to the penitentiary,
where he has spent a large portion
of his life. He is now in the. last
stage of consumption, and will, ere
many days, be released from all
trouble, by the terminatian of an
unfortunate existence.
Swallows. A correspondent of
th Eve. Post sayr. "Some months
ago there appeared in your paper
two or three communications upon
the subject of swallows disappearing
undrr the water on the approach
ol cold weather; and lately meeting
the following extract in the course
of my reading, it occurred to me
to send it to you. It is from the
writings of Huet, a French author,
who died in 1721. He also mentions
an odd fact, which may be unknown
to you, for the truth of which, how
ever, I am not prepared to hold my
self responsible:
"Swallows in Sweden, at the ap
proueh of cold weather, plunge into
the lakes, and remain there asleep,
and buried under the ice, till the re
turn of spring. Then, awakened by
the returning heat, they leave the
water and resume their usual flight.
While the lakes are frozen, if the ice
be broken in certain places, which
appear darker than others, the swal
lows are found in great quantities,
cold, asleep, and half dead. It they
are taken out and warmed by the
hands, or before the fire, they soon
begin to exhibit signs of lile: they
stretch themselves out, shake them
selves, and soon fly away. In other
places, they retire into the caves,
and under the rocks. Between the
town of Caen and the sea along the
banks of the Orne, there are many of
these caverns, where, during the win
ter, clusters of swallows have been
found suspended, like bunches of
grapes, from the roof of the cavern.
The same thing has been long ago
observed in Italy"
Claimant for the $2,000,000 Le
gacy. L. 11. Young and Dr. Uhl
horn are the only persons named, as
likelv to be legatees of Col. Daniels,
the Englishman. It is, however.
stated that Mr. Young occupied the
store below the Tontine, in rsew Ha
ven, from 1833 to 1S41. That Col.
Daniels was there between the years
1S33 and 1837, and a frequent visitor
at Young's book store. 1 hat Dr.
Uhlhorn was in New Orleans during
Col. Daniel's visit, and knew nothing
of him. Mr. Young took the Doc
tor into partnership in 1S39, and it
was dissolved in ls4U.
The Reversion op Trade. We
learn that an order was sent a day or
two since, by one of the largest milling
establishments in this city to Cincinnati
for wheat. The order read thus: "At
present prices, purchase for United
States from 10.000 to 15,000 bushels of
wheat.' Should the order be filled, and
the grain shipped this will be truly a
reversion of trade. Last year, and for
several years previous, large quantities
of wheat and flour have been shipped
from this citv to the Ohio river, and last
season over 100,000 bushels must have
in that direction.
St. Louis Int., Nov. 18.
Painful Accident. We are pain
ed to learn that Capt. Job Randall
and lady of this place met with ;
frightful accident last evening
When nearing our village in their
carriage, their horses were frighten
ed, became unmanagable and capsi
zed the vehicle, fracturing the Cap
tain's shoulder-blade and breaking
several limbs of Mis. K. They were
returning home from Pomeroy,
whither they had been paying the
last rites to a lovely grand-daughter.
Athens Mes.
A late arrival from Vera Cruz, places
Arista's election to the Presidency of
Mexico beyond a doubt.
OO-The Louisville Typographical
Society have elected Geo. E. Greene
aa a delegate to represent them in the
Printer's Union, which will meet in a
short time at New York.. Mr. Greene
is a worthy young man, and an orna
ment to the craft in Louisville or else
where. . . "
One Week Later from Europe.
One Week Later from Europe. NEW YORK, Nov. 22.
The steamer Niagara from Liver
pool the 9th inst., with advices from
Loadon of the 8th and Paris of tha
7th inst., has just arrived.
Liverpool Corn Market, Nov. 9.
There has been but little doing in
the grain market. Home and for
eign Wheat and Flour, however,
meets with a fair demand, and Indi
an Corn is in rather better request,
although prices are 6d per quarter
lower this week. -
We quote Western Canal Flour
at 20sa22s 6d. Philadelphia and
Baltimore at 23a24s, and Canadian
21s 6da23s lOd.
Corn Meal 14s 6dal5s 6d. '
American White Wheat 6s 3da6s
9d, and Red 5s 9da6s.
The imports from abroad during
the week are 14,441 quarters of
Wheat; 3,250 do of Beans; 69.045
bbls of Flour; and 12,063 bbls of In
dian Corn Meal. .
The demand for Iron has improv
ed, in anticipation of the spring de
mand and prices have improved 2s
6d per ton.
Scotch Tig was quiet at 42s 9d
per ton. The quotations in Liver
pool were, for Merchant Bar 5 2s
6d. Hoop JC6 13s, and best Bar 6
The Freight market is dull, and
ships are filling with difficulty at
lower rates. Passengers are also
London Money Market, Nov. 9.
The market for English funds has
received an impetus, owing to the
accounts from Germany being more
favorable to peace. Prices there-1
fore have improved since this day
week. Monday Consols opened at
previous prices for money on ac
count. They afterwards reached
97ia97, at which the market re
mains steady for delivery next three
months. They were quoted at 97ia
97 J the market closing quiet.
In American securities there has
been a fair demand, and U. S. stocks
and securities have experienced, this
week, a slight improvement. The
quotations are 109al09J. In other
descriptions there is no change from
our last quotations.
Liverpool Provision Market, Nov. 8.
Mess Pork is in better request at
advanced rates.
Lard is less active with sales at
37a37s 6J.
Coffee is dull.
There is a lair business doing in
Tallow is dull.
Mess Pork we quote at 40a42 per
bbl. Ex'.rs fine Lird 3737 6d in
kegs and bbls, ordinary 35a36s.
London Market.
There is more activity in the Cof
fee market at full prices.
There is but little of interest in the
Engliah Provisional markets. A
slight decline has taken place in Yarns
and Cloths at Manchester.
General Intelligence
England The late Papal Bull
appointing a Roman Catholic Hier
archy in England has produced a
great degree of agitation and ex
citement altogether unprecedented.
Meetings of the clergy are being
held simultaneously in every diocese
in England, and everywhere a senti
ment of indignation is expressed.
France A general order has
been issued to the army in virtue of
which thev are bound to abstain
from every demonstration by cheer
ing, &C-, when under arms and the
order party has obtained complete
victory at Reant, near Carcasone,
where the autborties had been oblig
ed to dissmiss the Mayor and his
deputy, and to dissolve the Munici
pal Council. A new election took
place and all the socialist candidates
were defeated.
Accounts from Taris up to Wed
nesdav evening, state that at Lisle,
up to "5 o'clock on that day, 62,978
votes had been given to unite.
La Pattrie announced that the
Message of the French President has
been communicated to the meeting
in Council, that it contains allusions
to the prolongation of the President's
Spain. It was reported that the
Portugese Government had invited
Spain to interfere in adjusting her
differences with Great Britain, and
that several conferences had already
taken place between the Duke of ral
erma and Lord Ilowden.
A letter from Seville announces
that the Princess Alementno was
expected shortly in the city on a
visit to the Duke ana Lucnes.
The King of Naples has been at
tacked with dropsy.
T.oIa Monies is reported to nave
h-nme disrusted with the profliga
cy of her life and dissolute conduct,
nrl has turned her thoughts Heav
enward, and gone to Wadria with
the intention of entering a convent.
Turkey. The Capt. Fasha, a
Turkish line of battleship has been
blown up at Constantinople, killing
1,000 persons.
Germany. On tha 1st instant the
Bavarian and Austrian troops entered
Hesse Cassel. The dissolution of the
Hessian army partly by the resigna
tion of officers and partly by the act
or an electorjiad left the country en
tirely without military protection,
which the refusal of supplies by th
Chambeis had stopped the machisv
ry of the civil Government.
A proclamation of the Editorial
of the diet at Frankfort was torn
down by the peopu, but no other
demonstration wasma.de by them.
According to advices from CasseT(
of the 2nd inst., the 13th 'Regiment
of Prussian troops, accompanied by.
a squadron of Hessians and a battery
of. artillery had entered the town oa
the morning oi inursaay alter a
heavy forced nights march. .Tbesa.
troops were sent off by Gen.Grochen
from Warben as soon as tie read
the intelligence of the entry of tha
Bavarian and Austrian troops oa
the opposite side of the electoral. . ' 4
The military posts of Cassel wera
occupied by the Burgis Guards.- Tha,
reception of the Prussian troops bf
the people, was quite friendly.
Denmark and thb Duchies. As
lurther hostile movements bad taken'
place in the army, the Danish forces,,
it Is reported, have received a 'con'
siderable reinforcement some say
to the amount of 42,000 men, but
the typhus fever had disabled a largs.
portion of them. Six hundred pieces
had been placed ia positions on tho
Danish defences. . i.:
A rumor was in circulation, that
the Prussian garrison at Hamburgh)
had received orders to hold itself in.
readiness to march at a moments ,
notice and the Duchies of Holstein ',
was designated as their destination,
and it is added that a corps of 20,
000 men are to enter that Duchy, if,
the Stadholderate does not speedily,
arrange terms for the withdrawal of
their troops, but the rumor wants
From Vienna ' we learn," under
dates of the 2nd instant, that Gene
ral Radesky and other military chiefs
have been summoned to attend a
grand council ol war at tho capitol.
and that the Austrian army against.
Prussia is to be increased . till it'
.moulds to 15,000 men, and among
them 73&wiadrons of 140 each.
This may appear extraordinary, as
ceitain conciltoiy proposals naa
been sent in by the Prussian court,"
but it is stated, however, that they
could ' not be accepted by Princo
Schuarberger since Prussia insists on
the Hessian question to protect tha
Electoral against the Federal dis-
rjC7A large meeting of tha me
chanics and other business men of
Lexington was belJ on Saturday.
A resolution was adopted in favor of
an act authorizing a subscription by
the country 'of $600,000, viz: r200
000 to the Maysville, $200,000 to
the Covington, and $200,000 to the
Danville roads.
The mechanics and business men
of Lexington have also made a sub
scription to the Maysville road, of
their labor and materials, to the
amount of about $35,000, one-third
of which is to be paid for in the stock
of the road Lou. Jour.
M. Edmond Lafayette arrived in
this city the night before last, and
leaves this morning by the railroad
for Tallahassee. M. Lafayette is the
son ol George Washington Lafayette
of France, and grandson of the illus
trious Lafayette of our revolutiona
ry army. His object in visiting Flor
ida is to look alter the township of
land presented by Congress to kis
grandfather. During his short so
journ in this city he visited, in com-'
pany with a friend, the southern part
of the city, where the French attack,
was made under Count D'Euaing, at
the siege ot savannah, borne twenty-six
years have elapsed since his
father and grandfather inspected the
same ground, the most of which is
now built over. M. Lalayette will
ever be welcomed upon the soil of
Georgia. Long may it be before thai
recollection of the virtues of his no
ble grandfather shall fade from tho
memory of our people. SovoxmA
Republican. .
Treatment of Scarlet Fever'
Important Prescription. Dr.
Lindsly, of Washington city, in a
letter to the Boston Medical and
Chirurgical Journal, strongly recom
mends the mode of treatment of scar
let fever resorted to by Dr. Scheen
mann, physician to the King of Han
over. It is as follows, and exceed
iogly simple: '
"Treatment of Scarlet Fever
by Inunction. From the first day
of the illness, and as soon as we are
certain of its nature, the patient must
be rubbed morning and evening over
the whole body with a piece of ba-.
con, in sucn a manner .mat, wiui
the exception of the head, a covering
of fat is everywhere applied. In or
der to make this rubbing in somewhat
easier, it is best to take a piece oi ba
con the size of the hand, choosing &
part still armed with the nud, that
we may have a firm grasp. Oa tha
soft side of this piece slits are to be :
made, in order to allow the oozmz
out of the fat. The rubbing must
be thoroughly performed, and not,
too quickly, in order that the ikia;
may be regularly saturated with th,!
fat. The beneficial results of tha,
application are soon obvious; . witb
a rapidity bordering on magic, all,
even the most painful symptoms of.
the disease, are allayed: quiet sleep,
good humor, appetite returns, and!
there remains only the Impatience, to '
quit the sick room," - 1

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