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V E XIV. FRANKLIN, ST. MARY'S PARISH, LOUISIANA, SEPTEMBER 27, 1949. o. 39. PUtLISHEb EVERY THURSDAY I.Y! DANIUL DENNETT. TERIS: TThree Diers per annum, payable in advanee Fie Dollars, at the expiration of the year. Adnettiement aid motices in the Banner wili be published Three eoatks, except when thel law, custom, or the peison advertising specifies' the tiie. Candidates for office will be required to payIl mn advance for their announcement. All advertising and job work payable as soon as completed ; and ten per cent will be deducted frt6 alibills that are paid to the publiesh'r per. sotaflj, when due. oms Tsc New. uYork Organ- : THEY SHALL NOT BLUSH FOR THEIR" FATHER. Two men entered into an agreement to rob l mes of their neighbors. Every thing was piann. ed. '"They were to enter his house at midnight, break open his chests ar.d drawers, and carry off all the gold and silver they could find. "He is rich, and we are poor, said thqy to each other, by way oftencouragement in the evi::i 'they were about to perform. "He will never:1 miss al tie gold ;;while its possession will make l as happier. Besides, what right has one :nan to all of this world's griod." ! Thus they talked together. One of these men : had t wife and children, but the other had none 1 is the world to care for but himself. The man', who bad children, went home and joined his, mily, after agreeing upon a place of meeting, with the other at the darkest hour of the coming "Dear father." msaid one-ol the children, climb iag gmpa his knee. "I'm so glad you have cme bon." the presence of the child ttoubled the man,!, and he tried to push him away; but his arms.' clag tighter.about his nreck, and he laid his face against his cheek, and said, in astweet and getle voice.- *I loe you, father." lev· oariu t the man drew the innocent and' loviag one to'his bosom and kissed him. I 'thee wers two older children in the mann'st dweliga boy and a gid. They were poor, and' these ehflir wored dilly, to keep up the sup ply FbediadsteM defcient, more through idle. amses thtie' er than from lek of employment. ! Lthesle.dhii ecarne in smoo aier their father's' ,auilt brught him their earnings for thei Shbberl maid the boy, " suchb a dread. f(sit aii kappenemd. Henry Lee's father .... today l or robbiag. They t,.* .W f . , pbdw Hon was there, and I sairsty wrepl3g. And be hung his head for w i u.dt dshame of his own father ! On ly ih k "that Th~m a did not reply to the words of his sa;' tuwea d his face partly uaway to conceall * f whis father !" thought he. " 4 my children hag their head*#, al es, in uie Nie-ao. a ihat shall never be!" Slt& tmidoin b the mana who had no saroad him a sphre of better Iih uaS waiting at the of rendes tiiu , 'lmie., who i eli had saved him. Agsi b t d s ,a valn. 'Then hesaid I wilb do thefd ayselfand take the eatirl i-3t ,di ,ecortditgy to bi word. Whe Ma'%dati west to his labor on U learnebd that Ihis accomplice ba 'o he act of robbing and was at!. M efor vhirtous children !" said S' i $Mrh.Th*ey have saved me. Net Idpa !at that will cause them to bush aýtmas-A enwesrrspdeartdoihe N iarieitors athe faitat s·lported a heavy wbleh aignk, goldng m.rflsai with a macbet T. Te timber, duhe ease is ira "if e Aricsms, Septuimr ot 1,i hdglw uitd isresh agedIsthem d nsjw ibmi.,, k dtiII ,*-' V'tww" "» - r smth -+.R a is public debt was i" a its .qOvsiYSDi, a sinking fimd ~*4P~ ama4Iaebd imo1 roepce ;fi *il@oQo iiP eeupprqd.i to the Ailw b surd~· ewtbet CON M gives T'ranxPBnc.-We are indbted to a friend' I.nthe foLwing communication, containing an I account othe present prosperous condition o It the Temprance cause in this State.-N. 0.1i CrOscent. r SoNs A\tDAu.GrrERS OF rt'rLPRAXCE tYI It must I gratifying to tie friends of good I order and umanity to know that the blissful cause of teierance is moving onward, havingf quietly world its way throagh a Targ portion r of our Staters the "Sons" now number ahoutl' 3500 memir -embracing 73 Divisions, (of which 13 arin the city and its vicinity.) and' applicationstave been made tr charters forL new Division which, when organi'rd, will in-it crease the nnhr to four score. The benefit r arising to coety f-cm these institutions is a!-. most iacalcble; they raised the tdllen. andl b:oought togeer in harmony. happines and prosperity, 1the chose family consociation'!' had been; s'd by dire intemperance. Yany ne-ýrid'fi cit'ný in our State have bee-,cme d"-;t voted!y ttuanedtoithe ornr:,i. t W".l .-* t rTc... i porance. 'he do not confine themselves en tirelv to thd)iision room. but in the open Hallt1 and even it the cpen air, they promulate thet good causeohere the temnerate and the intem perate aredmilted, and those needful of it can receire p fitabla in.truction whereby they'' may he bhefitted. The following article from ' the Baton ouge Democrat, of the f..h inst., wil! prove the )npe. "At the Plains. on Saturday last, a large! gatheringf the 'Sons' and citizens generally i took placeto witness a banner presentation to I the new rvision there, as also ~pr the purpose of listenif to a very able address from A. M.' D.nn, anto partake of a very sumptuous feast served upin Barbecue style. The banner wast presenteen the part of the ladies by Miss I Marshalknd received on the part of the Divi. sion by fr. Henry Young. At Manchac on Sundayf ae was a brge gathering of te Sons' and othe, for the porpose of heaing two ex. Iclleat adresses from Messrs. James (. Gayle I and Are .8tuart of this city." The are four Divisions in 'this State out oft the cit .New Orleans, whose aggregate num.;I her of mbers amount to over 500. Vienna Divisie was latelyorganized in Jackson Parish with 9 members, ind had on hand many appli-i' catioe for meembersaip. In the city, also, the greae part of the Divisions are going on stead.1 ily. On the 5h list. Pelican Division No. 1,1 initiid seven, and on the 12th, three. It hasi ,at peent 143 eontributing members, ad theyi haveexpelled and suspended a considerable sentr lately Sor noe.eosflrmity to the organcm lIwof the order. About the middle of last ase, (hrystal Fount Division, No. 4, initia ted .,en at one meeting. The msemhbeofthe Yer Meir's Magnolih DivisitM are aso wor rthy notice amd eormnisiation, for their iadei. fal exetions for the advancement of the. doie l, e-.muinated suce.afrly ., durinbthe present quarter they have initiated; one orwo at each meeting-with one excep tion--d last quarter they were equally perse-i veringd successeeu. TAl Doughtersof Ten. lper..aarm also on the onward marchb in our" State. )u tme 4th inet., Jeseamin-s Union, No. 4, wasistilted at Plaqueemine, Iberville Par ish, tyMrs. Montgomery, assisted by Mrs. Muir at Miss Bisseal ofthis city. The requis _ ies niner ofofieers were elected and installed! i.ti offi; Mrs. Hornsby, P. S.; Mrs. Earnest' +3 A.; is. Dickiso, R.S.,etc. The"Danghb ters" ithis State have so far seleted flora ;names k their Unions. Ist, Olive Branch U. ion, Alprs; 2d, Magnolia, New Orleans : 3d Rose Hi Baton Rouge, and the 4th, as above. Having ir Unions in the State, the "Daugh ters" canow obtain a charter for a Graud UfI ion, ' theye cirp be able to grant carters to organs Unions in any part he State.- 'Who wlaiw be so bold audat to aver that that the use of temiperrabte:e w 1pgO t'rtro iradle, ten the ladies bave ealiteed the fieMl ir ah &treolva to do battle agiunst the bhos. lsier alcol Tt 'tlIquidfire king, the' scoeuge o' ti . waI and too oted a dead f foe toiheir " p-se.and G .8-t g. Vedgon. Dzssbctajc.-Senater Cnrtsu, who vaslected wartinter, b the O(Mio Le z; isl t, T. S. Senator, over r. 49W M. trr@ preaet StreUry ct the Home D©epurazt,%ndj i wbd ta eia sty$ d * the Untion aslwb1' deoqvdlias been employed in mkwglo t free ' dewo6at sp scae M . se irni "* 1.ejetbM to secureth adoi, Arai . t so ile .oil democratic t 2ifbhis efforts be has ALPREr is defeated and 'f tected in his place. -dwlurg urn cantass, Mr. dclive h~uimseplfon the absorb. of Let. fr it be"-bornrinl Union ~ar~i~br Kbr. f t'Aisi s &emart, 1nd tkt be iii' tedngl the y IUJknown `as'Jr ero1leac', In htapeecb a Bostosi; r. CnAse says: "I been pedicted by distinguished dja lkiti1ains during the lastpresideiffal which Everp trty ibotlde beaten in.t M fall - n tumlb qand mnevia. Free iI pt} ; and it mra# har fall 3; wt that &%w " wouldap' vetlf thi shoving us tin Demoerati party, fit. ' least;, a ed aoisis the Heioim H e thiseea u5S P Soil l .Mswe t caneit oal o every man i .. wp ornee~ the w-i s; it wS the id!est to the Ply eoe Mrmeatt ,6mil ·n~·r~hitia~ kqidil as it #rtnidY - a reflow Y et ud g pa in moat ofL1I~ "mild fald Yo ab couldno "ý' . f ly :. ,:.. I~f~; 4~ As ARAB BRLLt, OR A BEPp INrTO SREIKA'. HAREx.--Of the three now forming this harem, the chief was Amsha, a lady celebrated in the!' song of every Arab in desert for her beauty and noble blood. She was the daughter of Hncan, Sheikh of the Tai, a tribe tracing it.s origin from ý' the remotest antiquity, and one ,t whose chiefs, Hatem, her ancestor, is a hero of eastern roe-. I mance. Sotuh had carried her away by fiorce from her father, but had always treated her with great respect. From her rank and beauty -he had earned the title uf "Que·~n of the desert.'. . Her form, traceable throuoh the thin skirt which ,he wore. like the other .1,ah women. was well prvpoitioned and gracefuil. Shi was tall in eta.'. ture and thir in cmplexiont. Her features were(; resular, an,! her eves dlark and hriliiant. She had, undoubtedly. claims to rnor Ithan ,r~linar- I !aenv : to the .\:i~hs she was more than per-.! feetion. for all the resources of tcir" art hau bIee r e~xhausted to complete what natre had hbe'I n. r [ler lips were dyed dteep bh.t' eyelids ware contriea-d its indigo until they '.-e united over , tho r.de, her teheet!.s and tnrhe·lth' t re spnotted.. with beaumy mark', her e',t-la.hb d:arkee, byi] kohl : and on her le,-s a!i! ho.or. could be seen - the tatooed ends of tflwers and\lanci;uA orna., ment, which were carried in testoons anld net work over her whole bodv langing lfrom each ear, and reaching t, the waist, was an enormous ear-ring o;fgild ter:ain:itin, in a tab ulet of the same inatetial carved and ornarten-: ted with the Iour turquoises. ler nose was I adorned with a prodigious gold ring, set withli 'jewels, of such ample dimensions that it cover.; ed the mouth, and was to be removed when the: lady ate. Ponderous rows of strung beads, Assyrian' cylinders- fragments of coral, agates, and parti colored stoes, hung from her neck; loose silver rings encircled her wrists and ankles, making ai; loud jingling as she walked. Over her blue!. skirt was thrown, when she issued from her1, tent, a coarse stripped cloak, and a cormmeon black handkerchief was tied round her head., Her menage combined, if the ohk song be true. I the domestic and the queenly, and was carried!, on with a nice appreciation ui" economy. The immense sheet o'f black goat-hair canvass, which, iformed the tent, was supported by twelve orl fourteen stout poles, and was completely openl on one side. Being entirely set apart for the, women, it had no partitions, as in the tent of the common Arab, who is obliged to reserve a corner for the reception of his guests. Between the centre poles were placed, up right and close t one anothe, large camel or goat hair sacks filted with vice, core barley, omee, and other Shouh~ld s~u. their mouths, being of course, !upwa ds. Upon them were ~d arpets oad cushions. on which Amsha Around bher, squatted on the ground# were somne ifty hamdsmaidens, teading the widossirea,'baking bred as the iron plate bsted over the ashes, or shaking between them the skin. suspended between three stable, edll.Id wish milk, to be thus churned into butter. It is the privilegeof the head wile to prepare in her tent the dinners of the sheikh's guests. The fires,. lighted on all sides, sent forth a cloud of smoke, which hang heavily tlder the tkids of the tent, and w have long before1 diurned tany eye less than those of Am. sha. As supplies w for by the wo. a'ma, she lited tne corn eofher carpet, untied 11the mouths of the sacks,d u distributed their. ontents. Everything psd through her hand. To show her authority and nk, she poured coutmmally upon her attendants a torrent of abuse, and honored them 4ith epithets of which I may, be excused attempi to gave a transla lion; 'her vocabulary, leq.ng, it not ezeelling 'in richness, that of the hfpbly educated lady of Sthe city.-Laperd's inaew. laIrourA.o.or Iro.--We learn that the t importation ofgrou into the port of Baltimore em Saturday was about 1600 tons, inclding 801 tons Railroad bars freo Wales, said to colt "a Baltimore, including freight and duty, the low iprice ofthirty.-ve dollars per ton. Under the r'rariffof 1842, all this iron would lave been imanufactured in Maryland.-Bal. Aster. The New York Express gays thia the con tract which the Hudson River RWilroad Com. pany bad with Peter Cooper, Esq., for supplying a part orthe rails from Poughkeepsie to Albany, phas been cancelled, the Company giving Mr. , Coopr a bonus of 854,000. The Company contracted t;r this Iron at 867,50 pcr lo, (the a price which they have paid for the Iron from New York to Poughkeepsie) but now that Iron has fallen to about $40 per ton, the Company I htave made a good bargain with Mr. Cooper in lbeing let off with the 354,000. A contract for a parcel of British railroad l reo has been made at 887 per ton, delivered at SNew Orleans. OrCALr. IL.uszox.-A visitor at the Cats. kill Mountains describes a phenomenon which sappened there, and attracted universal admira. tlie. He says : Mrs. A. and myself were sit. ting on the rock in front of the plazza, when she suddMaly exclaimed, "Look, look !"l did so, and the whole hotel was mirrored in the cloud before us. The whole hose was assembled immediately, and we ran out to the pointelo rock from which the phenomenon had been perceived bdfore. We were scarcely there a minute when a beautifully arched rainbow was formed in the cloud, euaacy in the centre of which was seen the entire iro precisely as they stood oas the ledge ofrok. It was not merely their shadows, but the eire form of each person in the. gr.p was dtinctly visible : each peron saw the w1pts norst melyd the redaction otCis owa uge. lasted about IAve ianust, when the rainbow disappeared.-and each person ow his own shadow, of huge dimensioie, reflected on the cloud and surrounded by a halo of light, but was umable to that of his neighbor.--N. Y. Orgas W LWO out door mass tmpora.c meW e uowmll she go in some peatm Paten From the Baltimne American. GhS. TAYLOR AND IIs CALUMNIATORS.-: The incessant denunciations with which the !' President of the United States is so grossly as. sailed by the Washington Irnio., revolting at at all times to the good sense and feelings of the re American people, are elpecially so, just now, bl when the public anxiety is awakened with lively I'e sympathy on account of the President's illness. a Rlut nothing can arrest the torrent ofopprobrium, b which issuin., from the :olultuns of the Union,' -':,.ga:tes with ctl'v;-ive rank:nels wherever it fr' s-rea:5lj. ili. The brieft.nd sipio alddre;ses made by (en. a Ta,; ,r, in tSeIso:, U to thou cordial welcome, lhich hei re,.ts w ith at every point of his jour. Ine, a .:t: carictiured bIy his revilers ; and thet" hiare ,li her, is t idicliled after such a wretched thshii ::l:s bitter ia:ignity assumes wshen its rIanc.)r is l 'Voied of wit, and when the coarste Hiess of vul'r:t'ty a. lhinhte:d all sense ofpropri-t etyv.-W;I ::in as.shiditv of perscv a l m,, hi . .... "--- --. vIrture, i,'c::.c'cd in such a novl , lai:e otClai! t,:: • on its Ir':avy work oi detracti --PS t:'siih the aei:tnuiation of cablnnies-u: w.' a r ' " f i-aud!c inth:stry, aniu the per- !I versioni , tri:h a rai:rh. ofskillful ingrinuity. Sihen t !; i':-'ihlent ,eclaures his abhiorrencelt' of war, havin withnssedl en'ough of its e-lain. 1t iii, to ilnzire so humane a fi'ciihg, thIe dechl r- e ration i js trril;tiized by such tlhrases as "whiil-, . pering," "pusillanimous" and " cant." This, of however, might le regarded as so much in keep-. ing with the "Union's usual style as to de pass. o| ed over without special counment; but when it iu undertakes to talk about "bad taste," the reader " is a little startled by the audrcity which could ( prnmpt it to give lectures upon that subject. F, We do not deprecate this systemized organ ization of abuse under any apprehension that it will harm Gen. Taylor in any way; on the oth. er hand the generous and manly sentiments of the American people will recoil from such un. 0 worthy viturpation, and will gather around the A !President with greater and still greater force n1 proportion as he is so unjustly and so vindic.j tively assailed. But one can wish to see court. t esy and fait ness in an adversary, and he will hbe able to take part in political contents with the 9 more freedom and emulation when he has toJ$ deal with elements that may not defile him in the handling. FaTmraa MATHnW.-The Sons of Temper.-1 ante in Norfolk country, Maw. gave Father c Mathewa cordial welcome at Canton, last week, i and a large number of persome took the pledge. 1 The blsndaffectionate, but not overhearing en. a treaties, which he addressed to the pled were as usual irresistible and went directly toe be eartthrough many a earn.wor and weath. r beseae fCe Father Mathew, says te Chronotype, has an t endless ariet of short and pithy arguments in lar"r o the i , which, as be calls onl.i people to come wad, he throws out to trip up the heels of obstinacy and resistance. WaIlk up,4adies and gentlemen ; the pledge can do you no hurt, at any rate, and it mq be th salvation of you. I think sometimes that gthis who won't take the pledge, must drink e thl I sly. People sometime rd drik aO, -lce, while traveling ill elalnd, l was ergudy press. ed by a man tooome in ad tl6ten with him. I had not expected to and tried to excuse myself but could not. Thne 's wife and I daughters not expecting . lS, already at tea. As I etered, I noieed -Itea things were º about to be hurried na P t I said--Ne, o, the same te will de; and my host had the tea-. potbroughtbeek. On turning out the tea i perceived it was very white, and on tasting it-1 it was psnch ! [Laughter.] Now take the ple gandd you will et think of doing any such thing."-N. Y. Organ. Tar MoT.ta.-Scarcely a day passes that we do not hear of the loveliness of woman ; the affection of a sister, or the or the devotedness of wife; and it is tbhe. remebmrance of such. things thatsheers and comforts the dearest hour,, of life-yet a mother's love far exceeds them inl strength, in disinterestedness, and in purity.!, The child of her bosom may have forsaken her r and left her ; he may have disregarded all her itstructnes and warnings ; he may have be.1 .como an outcast from society, and none may care tor or notice him-yet his mnother changes not, nor is her love weakened, and for him her' prayers will ascend! Sickness may weary lother friends-misfortunes drive away fimilict Sacquaintances, and poverty leave none to len' upo ; yet they effect not a mother's love; but tiy ceall into exercise, in a still greatedegree I her tenderness and affection. The mother has 1 duties to preform which are weighty and res ponsible ; the lisping infant must *e taught how :o live---the thotghtless child mtih be taught in .wisdom's ways -the tempted 'outh be advisred and warned-the dangers a difficublties of life ]must be pointed out, and tl lessons of 'virturer must be impressed on the mind. Her works. a cts, faults, frailties and temper are all noticed ,by those that surround er; and impressions i:1 d the nursery exert a pre powerful influence in1 i forming the charact9, than to any after instruc . k tions. All passiot are unrestrained-if truth a is not adhered to.if there be want'oaflection. a or murmuring a the dispensaltios of Provi Sanee; theyotu mind will receive the im-. ra pressions, aat life will delop it; Sbut if all I. urty, sincerity, truth coslbtmeant, Swill d bi i-lthe example sad iatiueneo ,. pinesis ! er-e '. Tats TAr or 18406.-The Delaware Re] S state that at the annual meeting o the SWdridges Iron Company, it was deter medi suepend operations, and thus about SMadred men have been thrown out of em. j ?e ! The large amount of iron on hand, nod low prices that the article commands in, this actice. What a great blessing the o46 is to the laborer-a giv es ham as of bMiag !doi! SoUND Sl:\TIltesr.-The following is an1) extract fiumn ( .eneral 'I'A, t .op.'. p'rceh at Bea. ver, Pa . "The credit is due for the succes. of'the oper ations in Mexico to the utircer, anid soldiers, both regular and vlruluteers, ml.re thaI, to mvself; but glorious as thoae victuri,.: were, they- have left many a pang behind. The wife who loses a husband-the parents who lose a child--finds but poor consolation in the fact that a victory was .ahieved. We are a n:tion of" soldiers, from: Maine to Texas; and the great thing to ,. leared is. that we may encourage too mtuch a war!ike spirit at the texpt:nse l th,:e arts : ace. Peace is. the trueo policy of h ,thounutr, 1d. ti:u,tti;S Uti we :annot bullt -;:npathi." e n !, A -rr..,lin,. nations of Europe, we -1.h ui1 re -n er tihe :a1 1 eof W:,hs;i ` in, :n, aacird I nta gli.1 alliances ;" siill, it w:r c:onwre, si l ntirnes mnust, I am in C.LVIr of carrying i r!Jwith till t1 .* !,re, arl vig.r we Ios,.s. '1 6 so' arei,' i .,,1ntiili.n:- sa taled with . piit of christian p:atriotstm. L'- - 'n t:!tatlou of the art.- " f ; ol .t.e I)+wy ," --- . t.c u, "i ut! t -' i .L to .boor ,'w upon the rmintl ,, their lpttes ed v-iictims, burt eplilhcauica i& . the ey. co.u'rIiIy of ani:rt:y "au.I bli .... ed. I llHonorable ,:ate. :n 1: t ""~aluots and enlightenerl proscui t;on : 'he arts ,f peace, i; the i,.st an- l m.t e? i. r, ., 1, ofthio libel. ,neral "'A - ., l: h ::a _ t :;r .hn,',:-i ,u alik." of the horror; Of' atr anil the ble.si.gsi tfpeace, and, while he will be slow to counsel war, he will be as jeal ous of our national honor, and it will be as salt in his hands, as in the hands of those who are "tired of the mniserabte cant about eace."--N. 0. Bulletin. VEano'r ELxacrrow.--The Coalilion De. flted.-In the telegraphic news poplished yes. terd, was announced the complete triumph of" h Wigs of Vermont at the recent election, orer the combined forces of the Demoeracy, the Abolitionists and the Free Soilers. The ma jerity is not given, bhue the victory is said to be complete. 'The Whig candidate for Governor is electea by the people-time htst time for ma. ny years. l'rot. Aleacham is elected to Con. griw in place of the lion. George I. Marsh, re ipne d, and the Whigs have majorities in both branches of the Legislature ! All honor to the foble Whigs ol Vermont ! Most heartily do we rejoice at this result Tte Locos calculated strongly that, by the aid of the Abolitionists and Free Boilers, they would be able to prestrate the glorious Whig party f Vermont, which has never yet bhos 'beane ; and many of our own political adlls feased, y feared, that the ' litolid6" wIeld be too p weihl for the Whip W appose successfully bt 'thanks to the emqs oflthe glorious Green taia boys, they lhav added one more to r list of vidctories, i a srtate which has sev. yet, evep for a singleryear, been surrendered of LoEodocoism-1Mbhe Adlaertiser "Ewing was once an ostler in Cineinnati, SMeredith was raised in his father's tan ard."--Corpoadent o the Fnquirer This, we suppose, is a touch of the Elite of the Democracy. We do not know how tree the staenment may be-; but in this country, whose boast it is, that all are equal beforeethe law, and worth, not rank, makes the man, we had not expected to see an individual's humble origin made.thesubjectoftaunt and reproach. If Mr. Ewing was an ostler and Mr. Meredith a tanner, the more credit do they desesve-the more true glory have they achieved. They have proved by their lives the inesimable value of free insti tutions. They hold out hope to every struggling and aspiring youth in this broad. land, however poor he may be. Their former obscurity and present elevation show that there are no bar riers in '-this country to the promotion of worth, industry and talents. Srch examples are worth molveto'the cause of real Democracy, than all FthW~dachments of all the Demagogues and t treamry-fed patriots the land can ioast. Metsrs. Ewing and Meredith, however, it rlmnst be confessed, are not of the HfitA. If 'that's an unpardonable sin in the eyes of mod. :'ern Democracy, it.can't be helped ! THREATENED It.UmnRRECTIO In COB.-The 'Daily Picaygoe6fthe 15th inst., contains the dorllowing - "llespatches have been received at Wash ing(on from HIavana, relatirvo to the cccount of threatened insurrection in the island. A sol. diers shouted "Viva la Repuclica! Viva el (;en. Lofez !" whean an ,icer advance-l to cut ithui down. 'T'he officer was imrnmediately shot tiirotrulgb;the head by antother soldier. 'IThe U. iS. Couul writes for a vessel to be sent to fla. i'aua forL th protection of American commerce. Thi''e U. S. sloop-ol'war (;ermtatown had al. :ready been ordercd thither. I . . . . . . . . . ... . . . - M.osT rotus.-The l.ecougee (icorgia) den. ocrat imentionu a tact iltustrativu ol the power ,f rumn io imake a fie:d of woman as well as of man. A man :aInd llic:ks, with his wife and ci.lt.rens, h'id a :dri ,i ',;) carousal on Sunday, at the clo,se of which t.he man attempted to beat his wife, and she in turn took down a loaded ri fo and shot him dead. The murderess fled to the woods. We suppose the rum was furnish. ed by a licensed vender, who had paid for the right to make men and women fiends and mur. derers. Ftssr AoNe tae Pe'arucrILt .-AAier the Democratic Coofrsnaee had mads their neo ination for Sheriffoa Thursday do lst week, at the Globe Hotel, some d the dissatisSed eenes got up a Siicuiffrwhih ared for half am hour or so. A good deal efbMhd waenaws, a good manyeyes were blacked, and a geeod many aimbs bruised, but no lives were lost. The fol. lowing were among the wounded- Philip Coyle, T"homas Cooroy, Hug±h Malse, Wai. Fore. paugh, Miles Sweeney, James McDonough, and a host of others. It these me fight among tmelves, what are we to espect when the aest general election comes ?-AAm. Cour.r.