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BURG CHRONICLE BY O. N. W011DEN & J. E. CORNELIUS. AS IXDKPEXPKXT FAMILY NEWS JoURXAL. ESTABLISHED IN 1813.... WHOLE NO., CC'6. LEWISBURG, UNION CO., PA., FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 1857. At $1,50 Per Year, ai.ttays ix Advance. THE CIIKOMCLE.ir",,er"l,jrat -"'- .- - -. - - ! Report of the Conimitlee of Publication. MOMIaV, Al ti. 10, l.r,r Srlllinar I Accounts. A goodly number i'f lhe Newspaper Pub- I fliers in ( entral reiiu-vlvaiiia have deter mine! to secure themselves azainst fraud, and to realize better pay lor llieir loll of body and mind, by Joins a surer and safer bu-i-n'ss hereafter. Hut before our plan com mences fully, it may be well 1 1 look a little at the past, that we may know who, hereafier.to trust. We have almost invariably found l'ut!Ufiers of lJoeWs, Maps, Ac, to be prompt, honorable men. When they have pr -posed to pay for an advertisement ly some book or otucr pub I, ration, and we thought it worth to us the room it occupied, we have aeriphd it; but whn we did not like i', or did not want it, or the price was rot fair, we have dn!i:td to pub lish. In almost every case, we had no trou ble in the execution of these contracts, by which we secured many desirable works. Vet there are several delinquencies, and our ob ject now is to name them, not only lor the in nnnation of brother printers, but for the good i.i'honest Book Publishers. Wcdo not believe any ol those apparently in default have inten ded to wrong us, but the loss is real ; and if other Printers are in our predicament, the fjrts will require investigation, to determine h ar,' and who are not trustworthy. j The following works were adver ised ac cording to proposals published, and marked papers, containing the advertisement, for warded, pre-paid, to lhe proper persons : I H ptMitan UuC'imrnU a reprint of the most itie Ontral Republican Association during, the late Presidential campaign. It 1.. 'li.- ; rmsr., WashinetoU City. It is due Mr. ('. to ail, that be states that he forwarded us the work, pre-paid, some mont'is a;o. Xot ree'd, . , ' B I A Culleclim of Thirtn T!iaufand Kamei of Cerman, Swiss, Dutch, Portuguese, and other I-nmitrnnts into Pennsylvania, chronological ly arranged, from l4'Z7 to 1 776. liy I. Daniel Hupp. Published by 'J'hso. F. SMuirt.u, 1, Market St. Harrisburg. We received up to pige 2WS, only. Join S. Ilrt's fae simile of the pieces of silver with which Juda:: was rewarded tor his trfjrhery, is not received. We see it staled iriat Dve would probably have a specimen of tn.it coin if obtainable ! Pis foru aid. MiTrnr.n Xew National Map, a Iveriied l-v F. TifluiRT, of Wayne county, canvasser 1 r Cnioii and Snyder counties, is missing. Vi e do not know as the Publisher (S. Augus tas Mitchell, of Philad..) is responsible tor the arts of this canvasser, but we would take it as a kindness to re put in comiutiii-alion" viiih the latter, as he may have unintentionally tailed to remember the printer." Dr.OiHoii's account ol Gov.Geabt's Admin juration in Kansas, was announced to be pub h lied by Mr. Whitib of Philad.. but another publisher we since see named for it. The li -ok is in market, but our promised copy is i-iissing. I'aschali and Keillt have not "called and s.-tile l" for advertising their Map of L'uion County We sent but a single ropy (Pre-rai 1) of pa- pcrs containing the following iu full, to the , T '' """f"-'" ".o.o.ou Publishers, who may have waited f. r -more." . ' Tuesdays preceding Commencement. s the books stand well in market, we insert I W'" '" '"creased fac.l.t.es-w.th the their names 4c. again, and trust that we shall ! sufficient number of competent instructors, in forthwith receive copies : j lhe Academy, the College, and the Institute- there needs to be a united, determined and in JUtraordinary Y.dumt ." Quinnwnre defou-able eflVt largely to increase the num- OUIlir W I 1 1 I 'V nit AnMhins w.nt'toKn..w:..r...T.-rn.Tiii-,riI ' Tha title r.f ttiis wiuil-rfi.I l-ontc in I X I f. tr Ui'' lr.l0- 4 loth lillt. IW one IMInr. 4: li I'.ir-.. Inuiif W ithin ii oni. ff tin' iui..t t:.Iii:i.,-nr.d mrafinlm.ry TuldlDnt Tr -re.'-nti-il lo III- Am.-ricin 1 ul-iir. ml i-nibiKlin. m-irly K,urTlii'U.nna Kucu. in tin, uiolof wlin-li iui j-rs,,u liiiuwill liaaiustrurUoUiuiU . t-u;rruuomt-nt. CAKIIETT. IHi'K X n TOT KR A ID. Nf- Is Ann sir-i t. .Ni- I'.irk ' A!, fT by all B !. :ir.s in tliis i.:.s-. -C'oii,-ii r tiic 'kit Ui- k M-nt ly mioi ou ri'-t-ij.t ; ol l . in nv -ldre-fni-of (m-tir.. rf-K'-li.M. A'-nt. w.nt'-l tirmva.fl fr"In-uin) Wiluia-'' ;IiaCb" In Mi rubiisht-ra. j llook Bayers ami Afruiit. Ucad This! Recollections of a Lire Time, OK, Men and Things I have Seen in Europe and America, liy s.U.GnODiilCif.ihe , real '-Peter Parley," author of the History of ' all Nations (lhe best Ageius' Book ever pub- . Iiahed) and of HO other volumes ! of winch Seven Millions have been sold. '. In two large ISmu. volumes, 1105 pages, 25 i original Kugravings, including an accurate : Steel Portrait of the Author ; black or scarlet Cloth. Price, -). j This magnificent work is the result of the Author's 1.1 FtC Lu SO LA llolt, and contains j more valuable, instructive, original, curious and important personal iiiculent,anecdote and ! description, than was probably ever before J embodied in a single work. MILLIONS OF i i;KDERS have ea?erlv sought the author's j former works, and OTHER MILLIONS will buy this which is emphatically THE WORK OF THE AtiE ! ti""Subscnptinn Hooks, and full particu lars and Instructions to Agents, sent upon application to MILLER, ORTOX Mt'LUfiAX, Publishers, I'i l Park Row, Xew York, or 107 Genesee St. Auburn MlXt t and Mohammed. PI'T NAM & I U. have published and now reaity for sale, liurtunt Vilrimit Ut M'cca and the tomb uj the Vruph't, with lutroditctwn ti Birian Tiiloi. 1 vol. 12 mo., uiiu Il lustrations. $1,50. To the religious community, this work fur nishes information never made public, re specting the ceremonial laws of a large por tion of the eastern world j while, for general interest. Burton's narrative will compare fa vorably with either Eothem or Crescent and the Cross. G. P. PI TNAM & Co, Jfo. 231, Broadway, Xew York- t"ff We shall send marked and pre-paid No's of this paper to the above named Pub lishers, and hope they will receive this as it is written, not as a reflection upon their integrity, bnt to inform them of apparent errors of omis sion on their part Any information or expla nation as well as the books, maps, and coin will be "thankfully received." HTA few M-dical AdreHifrrt, will receive aitetuion hereafter. Many of them we have found honorable aad reliable, but some seem doubtful in intention or in performances per haps both. We shall "compare notes" with brother editors, and thus arrive at the truth, so that we mat know m ho to deal with here after, and a!rr :e warn cur proDi against Tcs:us. Willi a sinile excuntion, durinz the past vfari lhe ivfS of al ,hose connected with the University uhctheras memlwrs ofits Boards, Us instructors, or its pupils have been pre served. Rev. W. E. Cornwell,uf New Jersey, one ol lhe Curators, lias been called away, iu the midst of much-prized pastoral labor, leaving behind hnn many proofs of a well spent life, and with us a son cnaed in pre par.itioti (we trut) for a career of future uae- fulness. Mace our report for IHSfi, the Trustees have taken decisive action for the enlargement of the Collegiate Department in its building ac commodations. The East Win-o, and lhe ChSTKAL 1 1 a 1. l entirely completing the orig inal Plan of Thos. IT. Walter for the Main College Uuildiug have beeu let fox-construction to Mr. L. Palmer, of Lewisburg. lie is an experienced and competent person,and has prosecuted the work as fast as was practica ble; but the cxlraordinaryamount of rain dur ing the sprtnz and the month of June.hindered the laying l!' the foundation walls until the present monih. We feel confident that the work will be done in the best and most sub stantial manner. There is no doubt but it will be completed within a year, thereby af fording double the present number of study rooms and of dormitories, with better Iiecila : tiou. Library and Society rooms, and an entire ' storey, eighty feet square, for holding Com mencement Exercises. The whole edifice will t.'ien present an elegant front of 3:)3 feet, and j in beauty of situation and adaptation to its I purpose we think is nut surpassed by anycol j Jegiate edifice in our Union. The Feiali Stwutiir was contracted for by L. B. Root &. Co, of Muncy, who are so far prospered that the rooms will be ready for occupancy at the opening of the Winter Session in September next. Located within a grove of native forest trees, in the centre of a square of land, and built after the most approved plans, it is indeed an attractive edi fice, and peculiarly well fitted for its purpose. The building presents a front of 1.13 feel, the central portion G6 feet, and each win; 43 feet deep. It will accommodate xioiiTr boarders, together wiih their teachers and housekeepers, and is arranged with ventilators, apparatus for bathing, and other appliances for making it a happy, healihy, and attractive borne. Gas and water pipes are also inserted in the walls, ready for use when those conveniences are provided for. Sutliciently removed from both Town and College to ensure entire privacy, it is yet near enough to the settled portion of town to enjoy all its advantages, and a board walk is provided for passing. Mrs. Kean hav ing Ja.i fall resigned ber charge as Assistant, Miss M'Leod assumed the vacant place. The Teachers have proved worthy ,and the receipts sustain all current expenditures. The Insti tute is thus becoming an important branch of the University enterprise, and will hereafter receive the official visits of a Committee of Curators; while those of its pupils who accom plish the prescribed course of studies, are en- P recar' and ' Publicly ber of students, in order to make the Univer. si'y accomplish its design, and render a proper return for the time and money expended in its establishment. The Institution looks for sup port to two large fields 1st, its local or home field; 21, its denominational or foreign field. It seems upon the examination of several Catalogues.lhat about tu-o-ffth of the students connected with the L'uiversity.have been from Lewisburg anl its immediate vicinity or, ta king into the account those in attendance from neighboring counties, attracted by reason of nearness of location, one hnlf of the students I have beer, furnished by the home or local j field, attd the other half by the denominational j or foreign fil l, . But the Charter of the Lniversity refers to the wants and the ability of "the Baptists of j Pennsylvania as a denomination," as a reason for grauting it the privileges conferred evi-1 dently contemplating, lhat the denomination, throughout the Mate, would enlarge and con- ccntrate, in this central p iint, all their labors in behalf of a liberal. Christian education. The Baptists of New Jersey have also show n special favors towards this enterprise. We rejoice lhat within tea years so much money has been donated, and so much interest awakened, in all sections'of this State, in favor of our University, and that from so many of the churches have come pupils to avail them selves, for a longer or shorter period, of its ad vantages. But thequestion unavoidably arises and we would again press it home upon the most candid and prayerful consideration of tn: j pastors and members of the congregations in. lerested whether there is not too little thought i of the advantages and necessities of educa ! tion, among them ! whether mere money-get- ling does not too much absorb their time and their affections 1 and whether there are not in their bounds those, desirous of opportunities here, and who would be lastingly benefitted thereby, sufficient to fill onr buildings to over flowing ! Here are tried and competent Teach ers expenses are reasonable health and morality are as secure here as in any other town and means of egress and ingress are increas ing year by year. Why may we not look for a large accession of students,the coming year! In our last Report, we alluded to a deficien cy in the department of English literature and elocution, and to the want of an additional the ological professor. The buildings under con struction,however,demand all the resources of the University. The active General Agent, and the devoted Trustees, and patrons gener ally, will we trust find means ere long for sap plying these wants. Dr. Malcom, after six years of faithful ser vice as President of the University ,has resign ed his office. A committee of seven Trustees has in charge the recommending of a succes sor and also of a Trofessor of English Lite rature. Rev. Geo. R. Bliss, the Senior Pro fessor.will perform thedulies of the Presidency for the rrc3i.t, aad c i ui". but - atLiactori!y. Prof. Loomis has rbtained a temporary leave of absence, on business connected with hit private affairs, but has so advanced the stu dents in his department that it is believed no serious inconvenience will be occasioned. The Academy also has changed Principals H. D. Walker, A. M., having last year re signed, and George Yeager, A. M.,of the Lev- erington Grammar School, Philad., having ac ccpled the vacancy, commencing his services in Sept. next. He has experience, and the fullest recommendations, both as a man and an iiiMrueior, from Pres. Hart, of the Philad. High School, from Mr.Cregan, Principal f the Philad. Normal School, and others. The operations of the various Departments of the University, the year past, have been uninterrupted by any casualty or disgraceful conduct. The students have been orderly and emulous of progress. The financial condition of the University appears to be good. There is an endowment fund of over $60,000, drawing interest. There is now on hand a balance of $500 of the School Fund ; $13,131 of the Building fund j and $3, 41Cof the Land fund total, J 16,048. (This was the balance on the 20th insl.,since which day several large bills have been met.) The hole asset of the Corporation are estimated at $1.V7,M9, and the liabilities at $13,443, leaving a nrtt value of $145,076. This con templates the buildings as finished. $12,443 is the sum unprovided for lo complete the buildings now under contract.and is embraced among the "liabilities" in the above estimate. The East and Central portions of the College will require $.15,000, of which $25,000 art slated to be provided for. The Seminary will require, to build and furnish, $18,500 of which $16,500 are reported as secured. The Board of Trustees remains unchanged. Vacancies in the Board of Curators have been tilled by the election of Messrs. A.B.Putnam, of Danville ; Jas. S. Dickerson, of Philadel phia ; i'ev. J. Green Miles, of Williamsport ; Rev. J. A. M'Kean, of Philadelphia ; and Rev. Charles A. Fox, of Waverly. 0. X. WORDEN. ) Committee, JOHN GUXUY, Board of 1. N. LOOMIS, ) Curators. Jolt 29, 1857. "John B. Gough has recovered the Bi ble given him bj his mother, which ha lost io a Uriatol (R. I.) groggery, fifteen years ago. A few weeks since, it was acciden tally found in tbe corner of an old attic, where it was probably thrown at the time. Having Mr.Gough's name, in bis mother's band writing, it was recognized and resto red to him through tbe agency of the daughter of the late Her. Dr. John O. Cboulcs." A circumstance a little more remarkable was related to us a few days ago by Mr. Henry Hess. When he left bit TMiagv-j home in romantic Switzerland, forty jean ago, his father made him a present of watch. He immediately settled, near Le wisburg, where he bas since resided but parted with the watch shortly after arriv ing, and beard and perhaps thooght no mors of it A few months ago, a stranger in town, oat of money, offered bis watch to Mr. IIes9, at a small price ; Mr. Qcss took and paid for it, and the late owner went on his way rejoicing. On examining his watch a few days afterwards, Mr.Hess found to his great joy that it was the iden tical article given him when a youth at a parting present by hit father t snd he in tends now to keep it until bis own frame is worn out, and the springs of mortal life run down, never to be repaired. Tbat Liberty Bell. No End to It. For the information of our Lewisburg fricnds,we will state that the old Liberty Bell it not Iroken vp, nor is it likely to be. It will bo remembered that, a number of years since, the bell wag cracjCll wLi1e ringing it. This split of cours(J d;imageJ tlg lone of tue very materially, and by way of remedying " J " , . ? t" "Jtfcct tbe ragged edges of the crack were chipped off. These fragments were preserved as relics, and the stock of chips wa3 afterwards increased by chiseling off nf tn0 i0CP eAe 0f ,l,e bel . The metal thus obtained has been scatter ed around among numerous parties, and it is wora in finger rings, made np into charms, and set in cane heads. Via imag ine, however, that if all these cherished fragments were gathered together, the true and false would make a lump of met al sufficiently large to cast therefrom a fellow for the Great Bell of Moscow, which is said to weigh sixteen hundred tons. There are a few pounds of the true bell extant, in fanciful shapes; bat then is bogus metal as well as bogus babies, and it is sometimes hard to discriminate be tween the sham and the Simon Pare. There are also cords of walking sticks, which their owners claim were made of tbe timber of Independence Hall. So long as bell metal can be purchased for a few cents per pound, and retailed at many dollars an ounce, it may reas onably be expected that the supply of frag ments of the bell will be found equal .to the demand. PltHoJ. Evening Bulletin. Vermont. Vermont is a model State, one among thirty-one, and ?ery lovely. One of its papers says : " There is but one city in this State, and not a soldier. We have no police; and not a Border has been committed in this State within the last ten years. We have no museums nor crystal palaces ; but we have homes, gen uine homes, that are the center of the world to their inmates, for which the fath er works, votes, and talks where the mother controls, educates, labors, and i0?eawhere she rears men, scholars and patriots" and RfpullicaM oho, Are to one. rnmtltt WMtBam Jert of (A run. THE RICHMOND AUCTION: A aew Ballad, song ta th Capital of Virginia oi OB tha u el Jul,, 1867, Wiih FraanioB'i anil b-B'-ath our fret. Anil Freedom' banner atreaming u'ar aa." Am: "11.11 Columbia." Sol 11 gold! Soldi "A Chriatlaa Nan ; who bojB!" Around him nraaaea a crowd t traders, Taking hii utrength and siie ; And the auctioneer lifts up hia hammer, -Who hida for Jack 1" ha erica, "A warranted negro, healthy and honest, Who never itea!s nor Uea." Ilia nwter etood ky a friendly bidder, And oaid, I am on tha rack With my wife'a long hilla for Soaneri and (ratbara. And yet I dread to go bark. For rhe'll give me tbe dv-vil to pay at homo Wbi-n aha flnde I've parted with Jack." Fool! the bidder nest behind him Hoi tbe DeU-in black. lie wore cloak with a high black collar. And a black bat down to hia ear : On hia feet black boote. on hia handa black mittens, And only hia black eyea bare, lie nodk-d Jack'a maater n recognition With n amile that wae half a aneer; But Ihry gaaed on each other like brother and brother, lie and the Auctioneer! I noticed, whenever n bid wnl offered, lie nodded in aympathy. And muttered, "No matter who atrtkes the bargain, The prottta aaine anall be ; For, poor aa I am, 1 have raised enough To purebaae tbe company; And this aaan must leave hia children beggara. And leap in the dark with me." Fifteen hundred! Feel hia muaelee," The Auctioneer went on ; Fifteen ! Uentlemen, apeak quickly. Or you'll regret K soon. Fifteen arty! Sixteen 1 thank yon; EUtaen, are yon done ? Sixteen hundred dollara only, Going! going! goner1 Kasy and glad seemed Use bidder In Mack Aa if ready to dance at a revel, Bat downeaatnndand, both master and Jack, Like bud when nipped by the weevil. Sura both had n right to be alsepleaa that night, ButwhoaewaaUie greater evil f Tbe aarvant waa sold to the Oenrgln trader, The aeaeter was aoid to the Devil I So tbe crowd dispersed when the sale waa done, Aad tha Deeil weat last away ; And, when ha eases hoae lo count mp Us galna, lie thaa to khneetf did any; "llrre a a pleaaaat fall in the hamaa market, Tea mad a Ane bargain tfraay jVwSudaa'sseui osat Me thirty SMora, Jit er fau, an Tec MAi-y Is pay ." ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH. The work of laying down tbe submarine telegraph to connect tho continents of Eu rope and America, is now in progress, having been commenced on the first in stant Should no accidents occur, the line will be completed in the course of a month. Acconwta axseiiol Ljr lieu last Steamer state that an important alteration in the arrangements xoc laying ine eaoie, nas been determined upon. The plan now is, instead of commencing in mid-ocean, to submerge the whole cable in a continuous line from Valcntia to Newfoundland. Tbe Niagara will la y the first half from Ire land to tbe middle of the Atlantic. Tbe end will then be joined to tbe other half on board the Agamemnon, which takes it on to tbe coast of Newfoundland. Paring the whole process, the four vessels engaged in tbe service, will remain together, and give whatever assistance is requisite. Con stant communication is to be kept np with the coast of Ireland during the progress of the work, and the wires are at once to be laid from Killarney to Valentia Bay, so as to connect with the British and Irish Tel egraph Line. President Buchanan bas written a letter, stating that he would feel much honored if the first message across tbe Atlantic, should be one from Queen Victoria to tbe President of the United States, and that he should endeavor to an swer it in a spirit and manner becoming so great an occasion. aW&.Tbe Lancaster Intelligencer com plains that Bishop Simpson and Rev. Dr. M'Clintock, "two of the most learned and eloquent divines, belonging to tho Metho dist Episcopal Church in the United States," have been "fulminating their ana themas directly against slavery and slave holdcrs,and indirectly against Democracy:'' this is a candid admission that slavery and Democracy mean the same thing with the leaders of the so-called Democratic party. But Messrs. Simpson and M'Clintock, as consistent followers of the great Wesley, could not do otherwise than bate slavery, for tbat good man pronounced it tbe "sum of all villainies." If honest preaching bits tbe so-called Democratic party,why let it Bayard Taylor says that a Yankee in walking in St Petersburg, one mudJy day, met the Grand Duke Constantine. Tbe sidewalk was just wide enough for two persons to pass, and the street was very deep in filth whereupon tbe American took a silver rouble from his pocket, shook it in his closed hand, and cried out: "Crown or tail T" " Crown I" guessed the Grand Duke. "Your high ness bas won," said the American, looking at the rouble and stepping into tbe mud. The next day the American was invited by the Grand Duke to dinner. Tbi Crops in Indiana and Illinois. The Commissioner of Patents has re ceived m letter dated Evansville, Indiana, ia which the writer states tbat the crops of southern Indiana and Illinois are be yond all precedent The "oldest inhabi tant" says that nothing has been known like it They are now harvesting, and the nut has done bo damage. Corn is late. Tbe erops of wheat, rye, grass and potatoes will exceed, from present appear ance; all former products. Power or a Single Word. I was told to-day a story so touching in reference to this, tbat you must let me tell it. A mother, on tho green hills of Ver mont, held by tbe right band a son of six teen years old, uiad wiih a love of the sea. And as she stood by tbe garden gate on a sunny morning, she said : "Edward,tbcy tell rue for I never saw tbe ocean tbat the great temptation of tbe seaiueu's life, is, drink. Promise mo, before you quit your mother's band, tbat you will never drink." And, said bo (for he told me tie Btory,) I gave ber the promise ; and I went the broad glulo over Calcutta, the Mediterranean, San Francisco, the Cape of Good IIofe,the North l'olc, and tbe South I saw all of them in forty years, and I never saw a glass filled with sparkling li quor that my mother's form by tbe garden gate, on the green bill side of Vermont, did not rise before me ; and to-day,at sixty, my lips are innocent of the taste of liquor. (Applause.) Was not that sweet evidence of the power of a single word J Yet that was but half. For, said he, yesterday there c line into my counting room, a young man of forty, and asked me, "Do you know me ?" 'No." "Well, I was once brought drunk into your presence on ship board; yoa were a passenger; tbe captain kicked me aside, yoa took me to your berth, and kept me till I had slept off the intoxication ; then you asked me if I had a mother ; I said I never knew a word from her lips. You told me of yours at tbe garden gate ; and to-day I am the mas ter of one of the finest packets in New York, and I come to ask yoa to call and see me." How far that little candle throws its beams 1 Oh, God be thanked for the almighty power of a single word 1 irt delimilipt, " Ask mt Committee." la tbe old Ititner and Markle times, the Locofocos made a vast deal of capital by charging that those gentlemen were in tbe hands of a "Committee," and conld do nothing without consulting the body guard. Tbe letters of Gen. Packer and Mr. Buckalew are a virtual acknowledgement tbat what they falsely charged upon the Whig can didates of those days, is true in their own case at present Gen. Packer, instead of accepting the challenge of his cuuipetiim, any high-minded gentleman would nave done, says, -ask me tjommittee." And that Committee, knowing his calibre, places an emphatio veto npon tho project of free discussion. Free discussion, in deed! why tbe very principles of tbe party are opposed to it The mission of Locofoooism is to enslave tbe mind as well as the body. Their majorities are made up by people who will listen only to one tide, who aro held in allegiance by ig norance and prejudice. Tbeir leaders dare not meet their opponents in fair fight, but are compelled to skulk behind and beat about the bnsh. Well may the candidate of such a party, when challeng ed by an opponent, show the "white feath er," and exclaim, "ask my Committee." It is bis only alternative to avert disgrace in every encounter. Reading Journal. A Poetical Puff. The Michigan Southern Railroad Company bas a train that threads the towns and cities strowiog the borders of four States, as rapidly as ready fingers string a handful of gold beads. Tbo progress of tbat swift train is worth thiuking of. Taking a stitch in Michigan, whipping through the hem of Indiana, taking a tack in Illinois, it seems to us like a great needle, glittering through the thick selvedge of the summer wood ; embroidering tbe cloth of golilj all woven fur the harvest ; flashing through the silk plush of green meadows ; knotting in, a town here and a hamlet there, and knitting np a New World's raveled sleeve. A great needle it is, indeed,darting to and fro with its mingled thread of life and wealth and hope, through tbo night and through the day, through the storm and through the calm, where the rocks rattle back the echoes, where the woods ring as with a hundred anvils, where it hashes the noiy river, where it roars scross the narrow stream and grinds horizons into dust Chicago Journal. Dubuque, July 29. St Paul dates to the 26th iost are to hand. An express from the Sioux agoncy had arrived there and reported that 10,000 Indians were de fying the United States troops, and that a renewal of hostilities was unavoidable. Tbe settlers were flying to tbe forts for protection. Gov. Medary was endeavor ing to preserve the peace. lie sustaios the action of the Superintendent of Indi an Affairs in suspending tbe payment of tbo annuities until the Sioux nation de liver np tbe infamous band of murderers. This tbe Sioux refuse to do, and are try ing to bring abont a collision with the government troops. A telegraphio de spatch from Secretary Floyd, refusing tbe request of Governor Medary for arms and volunteers for defence, occasions some ex citement Two bandied men bad prepar ed themselves, and were determined to march, if need be, for tbe protection of the frontier. Pomp says be onoe worked for a man who raised his wages so high tbat be could only reach them once in two years. JME5I WHO NEVER DIE. sr ursaas irsnlTT Men who are truly great, we dismiss not to tbe chambers of forgetfulncss and death. What we admired, and prised, and venerated in them, can never be for gotten. I had almost said tbat they are now beginning to live ; to live that life of nninif aired influence, of unclouded fame, of unminglcd happiness, for which their talents and services were destined. Such men do not, can not die. To be cold and breathless ; to feel not and speak not ; this is not the end of ex istence to the men who have breathed their spirits into the institutions of their country, who have stamped tbeir charac ters on the pillars of tbe ago, who have poured tbeir hearts' blood into the chan nels of tbe publio prosperity. Tell me, ye who tread the sods of yon sacred height, is Warren dead 1 Can you not still see him, not palo and prostrate, the blood of bis gallant heart pouring out of his ghastly wound, but moving resplen dent over tbe field of honor, with the rose of heaven npon hia cheek, and the fire of liberty in bis eye ? Tell me, ye who make pious pilgrimage to tbe shades of Vernon, is Washington indeed shut np in that cold and narrow house? Tbe band that traced tbe charter of in dependence is, indeed, motionless; the eloquent lips that sustained it, are hushed; but tbe lofty spirits that conceived, resol ved and maintained it, and which alone, to such men, "make it life to live," these can not expire : These ahail reit Use empire of decay. When time ien'er.aad world base parsed sway; Cold in the duat the periebed beart Blay lie. But that which warmed it once can aerer die." Singular Accident. The Ilarris burg Telegrajth says that on Wednesday night last a canal boatman, named Tho mas, a resident of Loyalsock, Pa., while lying asleep on the deck, of the boat came into collision with a bridge near High spire, which struck bim on tbe back part of the bead, and knoeked therefrom the perital bone, which was found shortly af after as free from extraneous substan ces as if it bad been extracted by the hands of a demonstrator of anatomy. The unded of course, was instantly amused tv thai nnnenaetna. urns -- S- most remarkable, rose to his feet perfectly ii. i mt i We. aalaat of tba injuries be bad teccived by the collision. The slight pain in the back of his head gave him no trouble whatever, and it was only after he had dressed himself, and one of bis comrades found the bone on deck, that he was made aware of the unfortunate mu tilation of his caput. After this discovery, tbe wounded man was taken to Iligbspire, when Dr. Rutherford of our city, was summoned, who, after wadting the man't brain, and replacing it, and arranging tbe splinters of tbe adjacent parts of tbe scull in a proper manner, informed bim that was all be could do for bim. With this, tbe wounded man departed, in a perfectly rational state, to his home at Loyalsock. We doubt if the experience of any mem ber of the medical profession can show a similar case to tho above. A Lono Trip or 2520 Miles. I ifty one Dutfs out on the Missouri River. In our "Kiver Column" will be found the manifest of the steamer Twilight, which, having left this port on the 31st of May, laden with government stores and Indian goods for the mouth of the river Aue Tranible, a distance of two thousand five hundred and twenty miles, reached her destination on the 7th iost, and returned to St. Louis yesterday afternoon, making a round trip of fifty-ono days. Capt John Shaw, commander of the Twilight, reports tbe Indians all quiet and friendly, and that the boats' crew killed many buf faloes during the trip. Also that the Missouri river was rising fast all the way down, the water cominp, it is supposed, from the mountains. Ut. Louis Republi can, 22cf ult. Judge Wilmot's Letter. We in vite special attention to the letter of Judge Wiltnot, published on the first page of to day's paper. It strikes tho nail right on tbe head, and assumes positions accepta ble to every Whig, American or Republican iu the State. There are no concealments absut it It is as frank as language can make it We believe it will make one party out of the whole opposition to Loco focoism, and cement tbat party by the ad hesive power of great publio principles. Tbe effect of the letter is already percept ible. Tbe change it has made for the bet ter, in Philadelphia, the Sun states to be remarkablo. We are confident now tbat Wilmot can be elected. Lebanon Courier. Pres. Buchanan's Opinion op Popu lar Sovreiqntt. The lion. Albert G. Brown, of Mississippi, is a candidate for re-election to tbe U. S. Senate, and is can vassing hia State as sucb. From a synop sis ia the Yaxoo Sun of bis speech at Ya ioo Court House, on the 4th ult, we ex tract the following : He had heard it from the President' t own lipt, that thit thing of Spttter Sover eignty wai one of the most damnable htre sis, that wat ever broached in thit or any other country, and th-tt he (tht Pretident) would leave nothing undone to throttle it. Mr. B. told the speaker this and is all einceritj. aoi ks believed bim, 1 YOUNG AMERICA. Yuu'd searee expect one of my age To smoke cigar and look so sage ; And if I should a mustache wear, (Atlhuugh the wmil is rather spare.) iJ in't view me with a erne's eye, But pass my little whiskers try. Big aches from little toe-corns grow j ' Bur Hi anks from Jjttle drinking ?o. And though my LenrJ is bhnrt and young. Of tender srowth, and lately sprung. Yet all the whiskers in the town Onre eststrd but in down. But why may not ycung Charley's face Be clad like other.-, of Ins race Kxceed what Torn and Dick h'ave done. Or any man beneath the sun ? VI here are the dickeys, far or near. That du not find a rival here ? Or where's the boy, but three feet high. Who has a bier cane than I ? Wilful Misconstruction. Our De mocratic contemporaries are trying to make it appear tbat "Deacon Stcbhins, of Alpine, Michigan, has been excommunica ted by the Free-Will Baptist Church in that town, because he voted for Buchan an at the Presidential election." It was not for bis voting for Buchanan that tho Deacon was expelled, but because he had promised to Tote otherwise and failed to redeem his promise. Ia other words, he repeated the sin of Ananias, and thus brought himself into disgrace. A Deacon who will lie for the sake of voting a Dem ocratic ticket, must be a queer Deacon, a queer Christian, and a queer man. No wonder the Alpiao brethren desired to bo well rid of him. Syracuse Journal. The Bigoest Fool. Some years since a letter was received in New Orleans, di rected To the biggest fool in New Or leans;' tbe Postmaster was absent, and on bis return, one of the youngest clerks in- formed bim of the receipt of the letter. 'And what became of it?' inquired tho Postmaster. 'fVby,' replied the clerk, 'I did not know who the biggest fool in New Or leans was, so I opened the letter mytelf.' 'And what did you Snd in it?' inquired tbe Postmaster. 'Why, responded the clerk, 'nothing bat the words, 'thou art the man.' A splendid pair of Morgan hrr-es, has recently been purchased for the Emperor Napoleon, in Rutland county, Ycrmcnt They were shipped for Havre, on tbo 'eamshin Vamhrhilr. -t.:-. Aw New York, on Saturday the first of Au gust They are intended fur t'a Emper Oi'i carriage on state occasions, and are very beautiful. The Providence Journal dcolarcs itself satisfied of the humbuggery of spiritual ism, by a "test" it observed during the lato campaign. It says : "When the son of Henry Clay took the stump for James Bu chanan, snd tbe spirit of his great father did not rite from the grace, we made np our mind that there was no passing tack from the next world to this." Clark B. Cochrane, E-q., of Schen ectady, in his Fourth of July oration at Troy, said that "he who in 1776 had ven tured to denounce the principles promul gated in the Declaration of Independence as MERE SOUNDING AND GLITTERING GEN ERALITIES, would have found but one place of softly a retreat within the Brit ithlinet!" A Bio Salary. Mr. Moran, the new President of the New York and Erie Rail road Company, is to receive a salary of twenty-five thousand dollars a year ex actly what is paid to the President of the United States, and more, probably, than is paid to any other functionary in this country. The London Literary Journal says: 'There are men now going abont tho streets with the crape on their hats saying 'poor Jerrold ! how we miss him !' who were never in his company twice in their lives, and who never got anything from bim but a merited sarcasm for their folly." The Lowell News says : "Rev. Mr. Av ery, whoso onnectioa with the murder of Maria Cornell, made such a stir years ago, is residing in Berkshire county, where he bas quietly cultivated tho farm for twenty years past. He seldom goes beyond tho adjacent post office." No Wonder They Can't Keep Cool. At Qtiodaro, Kansas Territory, tho thermometer has marked 100 degrees in the shade in the Summer, and at Topcka, during the session of the Convention, it has been as high as I0S degrees in tho shade. The "Great Eastern" steamship, now being built in England, it is estimated will cost about je6'20,000, or $3,000,000. It is to be tbe largest vessel ever hunched, except perhaps Noah's Ark, which may have been a little larger. Hon. Charles Sumner, who is now in London, continues to improve in health. He recently dined by invitation with the Benches of tbe Inner Temple the first time such courtesy was ever extended to a stranger. Heavy Chain. The chain used li raise the ships sunk in the harbor of Se bastopol is ten yards long, and each link weighs 300 pounds. It has not it etual aoywhere. The arrangements for a telrgaph he. tween Cuba anl Florida only wait tha coat of Sj -ia.