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PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY, Bf THOMAS F. JOHNSON, EDITORJ.D PAIR RIZTO . T Ea s:-Thispaper tlbhe fniehe4to sub soribersat $3 per antam in adcaseS; $4 if paid at the expiratil of six months, or W5 at the ex1pation of. . nmr. No suberiepm di soie ae mntil all arearages are pd, expect at the option of theeditor. Advertisements inserted at the usual price, viz Per sqt:re of twelve lines, irst time, $1 and at halfthat rate for every subsequent in sertion. Yearly Advertisers will be charged $10 for the fist square (twelve li.St), and $5 for every additional equare. Tranient Advertisements, not particularly spe cifed as to darstion, wii be inserted for three months, and charged accordingly. For announcing candidate for office, $10 each psgabs ia adonsce. Agency of the Banner. 7 V. B. Palmer, the American Newspaper Agent. is the only anthorizod agent for this paper ig the cities of Boston, New York and Philadelphia, and is duly empowered to take ad vertisements and subscriptions at the rates as re quired by us. His receipts will be regarded as payments. His offices are-Bosrov, Seollay's Building: NEW Yoaz, Tribune Buildings PEILADSLPEIa, N. W.corner Thirdand Chest at streets. WHIG TICKET, FOR TREASURER, HARRY T. HAYS, of New Orleans. FOR AUDITOR, JOHN E. KING, of St. Landry. FOR SUPERINTENDENT, A. H. LAMON, of West Baton Rouge. POR CONGRESS-.Seeoid District, T. G. HUNT, of New Orleans. tCandlates for Office. For State Senator. Mr. Editor-Please announce that Judge W. T. PALFREY will be supported for the State Senate at the November election by MANY VOTERS. o- Mr. Editor-You will please anannee that I am a candidate for the State Senate at the next November election. H. C. WILSON. -o0 For Representative. 07 At the earnest solicitation of many voters " in this parish, MR. ANTHONY W. BAKER has ceaonsented to submit his name as a candidate for a seat in the Lower House of our next Le gislature. -o Q7 We are authorized to announce Mr. THOMAS WILCOXON as a candidate for a seat in the Representative Hall of the next Legislature. For Sheriff. l We are are authorized to announce the name of WM F. HAIFLEIGH. as a candidate for rislecsion, for the office of Sheriff. For Clerk. 7 We are authaoried to announce Mr. J. VICTOR FOURMY, as a eandidate for ralec tion for the office of Clerk of the :4th Judicial Diatriot Court. For Reeorder. Mr. Editor--Please announce in your paper that Judge J. A. DUMARTRAIT, will ,be supported for the office of Recorder,' at the No vember election, by MANY VOTERS. -o-- For Assessor. 0 We are authorized to announce WIL. SON M'KERALL as a candidate for Parish A meessor at the November election. -0--- For Parish Constable. 7 The Editor of the Banner will please announce that BENJAMIN F. HARRIS is a candidate for the office of CoeasMe of the 7th ward, and that at the ensuing election in Novem ber next he will receive the cordial support of * THE PEOPLE. n nn mnnnmmJ at FRANKLIN, THUBDATS, AUPT IS. YELLOW Fava.--The total number of interments in New Orl4ans for the week ending on Fridayeaorning last, is 151, of which 1277 are'regularly re ported eales of yellow fever! This is .a fearful increase over the week pre 'ions. ' During the second week of the Crystal Palace the number of persons admitted oq seaspn tickets was 6819, and on trauiient tickets 16,821. The vepeipts at the door amounted to $8, 42O ---making the total receipts so far 816}687 25. 0 The weather for the last few days hasbeen decidedly pleasant, re freshing showers visiting us daily and' eoeliag the atmosphere. A continuo ance of this most prove beneficial to the cane, which already looks fine aad premises fair. f0, We are requested to state, for the benefit of those interested, that Mr. B. F. Smart's second scholastic quarter will commence on Monday next. nP We learn from the Opelousas Whig that Capt. inkley, of the steam boat Opelousas, has decided to discon. tinue his trips to New Orleans during the prevalence of the epidemic. f[eis is agepod precaatien. A glance at the proceedinas. of our Police Jury and Town Council will heow that our citizens are not- behind hand in adopting precautionary mea sorea for a oantinuaace of our usual good heaJth. The ordinances passed by them we trust will have the desired efleet; but shoauldwe be visited by this feil destroyer, it will be our luak, and nwo eab,to blame. .Tw. the three perosq noticed in n lasSt.paper as having been landed at Mr.sMa es sak saanm i°.im the steam :er PFa. ere dead. The third we noI w stae convenm.in. This body assembled in the Repre sentative hall of our State Capitol on $he second Monday of this month, as previously agreed on, for the purpose of nominating suitable candidates to fill the offices of Auditor, Treasurer, and Superintendent of Public Education. The meeting was organized by elect ing the following officers by acclama tion: Jacob C. Vanwinkle, of Pointe Coupee, President; S. M. D. Clark, of West Baton Rouge, and A. Marston, of East Felioiana, Vice Presidents; Philip Winfree, Jr., of West Baton Rouge, and J. W. Duplessis, of New Orleans, Secre taries. The electoral basis decided on was that adopted by the Donaldsonville Con gressional Convention - one vote for each one hundred whig votes cast at the last election, and one vote for every fraction over fifty. A committee consisting of one dele. gate from each parish and representa tative district was then appointed to re port the names of candidates for the above mentioned offices. This commit tee comprised only delegates from snouh parishes as were represented, and was appointed by the chair. Previous to re tiring for consultation, a letter from the Hon. Louis Bordelon was read, declining the nomination for Auditor, but pledg ing himself to give his cordial support to whoever might be the chosen candi. date of the Convention. After the lapse of an hour the Con vention was again called to order, to hear the report of the committee; but the wording of the resolution under which it was appointed conferring only the power to report such names as were suggested for nomination, the names of several candidates were submitted. Such, however, not being the original intent of the resolution, it was amended so as to make it the duty of the com mittee to report the name of but one candidate for each office. In accord ance with this instruction the following names were submitted to the Conven tion, as being the choice of the com mittee : For Treasurer, Harry T. Hays, of New.Orleans; for Auditor, John E. King, of St. Landry; for Superintend ent, Rev. A. H. Lamon, of West Baton Rouge. The Convention then proceed ed to the nomination of a candidate for Treasurer, when the nameof J. A. Wat kins, of New Orleans, was introduced in conjunction with that of Mr. Hays. On balloting the latter was declared the regular nominee by a vote of 41 to 15. The office of Auditor being next on the list, and Dr. R. H. Day, of this parish, being placed in nomination against the committee's candidate, Mr. Hays, the same vote decided in favor of the lat ter. For Superintendentof Public Edu cation the choice fell on the Rev. A. H. Lamon by a majority of 38 votes over his competitor, Mr. M. G. Bryan. The nominations were then declared unani mouns. A "Whig Central State Committee," consisting of one person from each pa rish and representative district, was next appointed. Among other provi sions it is to be domiciliated in the city of New Orleans, with power to fill any vacancy that may occur in the whig State ticket, and generally to take into consideration the interests of the party throughout the State. As this commit tee is one of considerable importance, and likely to be of interest to many of our readers, we append a list of the members, with the parishes they repre. sent. W"IG CINTRAL STATE COMXITTUr. Orleae-lst district, H. M. Summers ; ~l, A. J. Wedderburn; 3d, C. M. Waterman; 4th, M. E. Edwards; 5th, Joseph Lanata; 6th, Louis Surgi; 7th, Thos. W. Colles; th, J. P. Deh barre; 9th, Wm. L. Bugs; 10th, John A. Wat kins; 11th, John M. Burke'; right bank, A. B. Segur. - Plag..sine--J. B. Wilkinson. St. Bernard-Jacques Toutant. J.f'rom-s-Ferges Gardere. St. Charle-Wm. R. Taylor. St. Joks-- . Boadoansqui St. James-Alfred Roman. Amousion-L. D. Nicholls. Assumption-C. Bailleau. Lafearche lieanio-R. P. Dardense. Te.drone-$. Aycock. St. Mary-F. D. Richardsoo. St. Martins--Alzaader Deolset. St. Leadry-A. Duprd. Lfayawte-H. H. Wilcozea. Vermilion-A. Nuns. ermville-J. L. Petit. Bst Baons Rouge-F. D. Conrad. Wenr Baste Rouge--. V. Duralde. Eat Feorsin--D. C.Hayden. . West Fe6ician-Robert I. Barrow. Poitse Coupe-A. Provosty. Warhiageu--Nichoas Edwards. Living. --eore McMicae. St. He.--Hesekiah Thompson. St. T ossam-J. Evams. Concordie-D. t. Rivers. Tenmas-John Routh. Madison--W. S. Scot. CarroJ-T. Anderson. CatholJ---S&muel Bowma. Franklin-C. E. Ramtage. Jackson-M. McCranie. Morekouae--R. B. Todd. Unio.-W. C. Cart. CaldUe-J. Stringer. Oracita--T. C. Scarborough. Avogyles-Adolphe Coob. Rapides-Octa- , Ogden. Ncitakiecs,-SamudeClark. Do &.-o-Samuel CGartth. Buseir-Robert J. Swam.y. CIo rst -B. .gas, Cadde-W.R. Dougass. Cusaies--A. Pquja 'Warxu.-All the disposable forte. of r army is soon to be ordered to the Rio Grande. 4 The Conressional Convention. We received this morning, through the mail, the following communication, signed by some of the most influential citizens of St. Martin. We publish it, because we asknowledge the right of all freely to express their opinions in aught that concerns the public weal, at the same time regretting the untoward circumstances which gave rise to such an ebullition of feeling, not only in that parish, but elsewhere. We condemn, as much as any one, the illiberal spirit manifested by the city delegation, be. cause the country members dared to express their opposition to some of the proceeding; but we do not think that because they showed such a want of becoming courtesy, we should take our revenge on the whig party, by adopting any measures that might injure its pros. pects, for we hold it guiltless of any in tention to wound us by word or deed. This view of the case alone has guided us in our present course. Although the district is strongly whig, disaffection might bring defeat-at least, it is too like cutting a stick to break our own heads! [COMMUNICATED.] ST. MARTINSVILLE, Aug. 10, 1853. To the Editor of the Planters' Banner : Dear Sir-The whigs of this parish, indignant on account of the wrongs committid by the city delegation, and the utter want of respect for us shown by them in the Donaldsonville Conven tion, have determined to protest against the proceeding. The following, which is a copy of the original, contains out sentiments. We respectfully ask of you to publish them: It is with feelings of deepest regret, that we, whigs of the Parish of St. Martin, feel ourselves constrained by our sense of right and justice, to pub lish that we will not be bound by the action of the Congressional Convention of Donaldsonville. We went into that Convention tot the purpose of meeting the representa tion expressing the wish of the whig party of New Orleans. We went with the hand of felowslhip extended, to se lect a candidate whom we could sup port. We went to secure peace and harmony, to forward the interests of all and pledge to them our fidelity in sup port of our principles, let us be placed where we would. We went and met a delegation whors we believe did not represent the wish of the city whigs-a delegation who refused all overtures from the country parishes, and insisted in forcing upon us a rule of action previously agreed 3n among themselves-a delegation whose object was to deprive us of every right, not allowing us an expression of our will, forbidding as speech, unless we spoke to favor their views and their candidate, expecting us to submit to every tyrannical act, and finally to sup. port the only man whom they would consent to nominate. We were willing that the electoral basis should be the guide in voting we were willing that the candidate should be taken from the city, althoughL we think the interests of the city suffi ciently represented-we were willing to do all that good whigs could do for the sake of ourprinciples, but we would not consent that a factions delegation should deprive us of every just right, and, in spite of our protestations, force upon us one man, whether acceptable or not. We have interests at stake which make us feel deeply, and we will not sacrifice them to gratify the indelicate ambition of a man who packs his pri mary meetings and marches up to the Convention, with his delegates at his back, predetermined to nominate him or no one ! All we ask is a fair Convention, where all may be represented-where we and our rights may be respected, then, let who will be the nominee, we will cheerfully support him, and our parish will give her full whig majority. We therefore call upon the whigs of the Second Congressional District to assemble in Convention at Donaldson ville on the second Mondayof Septem ber, to choose a candidate. We ask you to meet in the spirit of peace and harmony, that we may more effectually secure the ends which as a party we have in view, Frederick L. Gates, V. A. Fournet, * Ferjus Fuselier, Jules Gary, Girard P. Fournet, J. S. Darby, P. Gary, Win. H. Thomas, Alihouse Tertron, Daniel W. Roper, Louis E. Laloire, P. P. Briant, J. J. Claverie, I Edward Mongd, Wm. H. Eagleson, J. Fontenette, G. G. Fournet, A. Dumartrait, E. Landry, John A. Smith, James S. Robertson, Evariste Ddceir, J..H. Mosely, Jr. Louis Fournet. MEZTING OF PLAlNzas.-the Baton Rouge Gazette publishes a call on the planters of East Baton Rouge, the ad joining parishes and the State at large, to attend a meeting in the city of Ba ton Rouge on the first Monday in Sep tember, to take into consideration mat ters intimately connected with their personal interest and future prosperity. This is a measure much needed, and we hope will be cheerfully responded to by the planters in our section. cr In England, at the sailing of the Niagara, the Turko-Rossian difli. oulty was considered as settled, the Cur having accepted, it is generally believed, the proposal offered by Eng land and France. Quarantine.-In relation to this sub. ject, the City Council of Baton Rouge, a few days ago, passed stringent rules and regulations. The citizens were so much incensed against the board for thus acting, however, that they even went so far as to hold a public meet ing and declare that if the board per sisted in carrying out the quarantine laws which they had just passed, that they would burn down the house pur chased or established as an hospital. So strong were they in their opposition to the quarantine laws, that the Board of Councilmen thought proper to abol ish all their acts in relation thereto. (Bayou Sara Ledger. To this the Baton Rouge Gazette thus replies: The above paragraph has a tendency to mislead its readers into a belief that the citizens of Baton Rouge are op posed to quarantine measures, as a pre ventive to the introduction in our town of an epidemic. This is not the case. Our citizens and our City Council be lieve in the efficacy of these measures, and although the latter were deterred from their purpose at first, they have like good Samaritans, determined to protect our town and citizens from the dread scourge, (yellow fever) if judi cious measures, strictly carried out, will do it; and the public abroad, may rest assured that should the epidemic be imported here, the victims will be cared for, and good medical aid se cured them. This is enough. Singular Coincidence. - A corres pondent of the Placer Herald is respon sible for the following : A marriage took place on the night of the 15th ult., at the Nevada Hotel a lady not unknown to the California public, to a gentleman from Kentucky, now a citizen of this State, he being the fifth upon whom she had confirmed hymeneal honors, and the third whose heads are yet above the sod. By a strange concatenation of circumstances, her two last husbands, between whom and herself all marital duties had ceased to exist by the operation of the divorce law, had put up at the Nevada House on the same evening, ignorant of the fact that their former core sposa had rested under the same roof with them selves, and also that they had both in former years been wedded to the same lady. Next morning they occupied seats at the breakfast table opposite the bridal party. Their eyes met with mute but expressive astonishment. The lady bride did not faint, but bravely in formed her newly acquired lord of her singular situation, and who their guests were. Influenced by the nobleness of his nature, and the happy impulses of his heart, he summoned his predeces sors to his bridal chamber and the warmest greetings and congratulations were interchanged between the four in the most unreserved and friendly man ner. '1e two ex-lords frankly declared that they ever found in the lady an excellent and faithful companion, and that they were the authors of the dif ficulty which produced their separation, the cause being traceable to a too fre quent indulgence in intoxicating li quors. The legal lord and master declared that his affection for his bride was strengthened by the coincidence, and that his happiness was increased, if possible, by what had occurred. After a few presents or specimens from their well-filled purses, the parties separated -the two ex-husbands for the Atlantic States, with the kindest regards of the lady for the future welfare of her for mer husbands. ALL BURIED !-Under this caption the New Orleans True Delta has the fol lowing, which abundantly shows the awful situation of affairs in that doomed city. We learned last evening that a suffi cient number of men had been employ ed during the day, to get all the bodies in all the cemeteries under ground. For several days previous bodies had been accumulating at so rapid a rate that graves could not be furnished for them at nightfall, and until next morning they remained by dozens in the grave yards, unburied, tainting the air for rods a aund with pestilential odors. On SIhday evening the number of the un buried was greater than ever, though the chain gang had been employed do ring the day in the digging of graves. Five dollars per hour were offered, but eves at that rate men could not be em ployed, for the swollen dead were burst ing their coffin lids, and the stench was sickening in the extreme: It is, more over, a common complaint that the graves are not dug anything like the required depth, and that the thin, earth en covering is not sufficient to prevent the escape of foul gases from the de composing dead. In another paper we notice that the Odd-Fellows' Rest is at present prohib ited by the Mayor as a receptacle for the dead, in consequence of defects in the tombs. ..... . ....- POSTAGE STAMPED ENVZLOPS.-TThe Postmaster General has decided that the new stamped envelops can only be used without mutilation. In a case where the stamp was cut from an en velop, and pasted on another envelop, a postmaster forwarded the letter as un paid, and this course has been approved by the department. a The Comet is particularly se vere on the temporary arrangements made by the Council of Baton Rouge for the accommodation of such sick per sons as may be landed there. Speak. ing of the building erected for an hos pital, the editor says: Surely a miserable one horse affair, such as can be cobbled up in two days and a half, can never bear the title of an hospital; and we hope the travel ling public will not be deceived into the belief, that by being put out at this place in ill-health, they will be taken to a building, neat, airy and commodi ons, since such will not and cannot be the case. It would be more good Sa maritan-like, to forbid the landing of soch persons. Life In Paris. The following amusing incidents in Parisian life we extract from a letter of the Boston Atlas's correspondent at the French capital: An old amateur of music, a M. Des neuves, has made three very singular bequests in his will. He was present last month at the reprise of Gretry's Epreuve Villageoise, at the Opera Comi que, and was placed accidentally by the side of two yonng men who seemed to take a great deal of pleasure in this opera. Between the acts they con versed together; he ascertained they were musicians, and very poor, one playing the violin in a vaudeville thea tre, and the other in one of the ball rooms. The old gentleman was so much pleased with them, he ordered a Savoyard Commissionnaire to follow them, and ascertain their address. Having received favorable answers to the inquiries he made About them, he frequently sent small sums of money and opera tickets anonymously to them. M. Desneuves died the 18th June last; by his will he left each of them $250 income, which he devised so that it could never be alienated or attached; this fortune fell upon these two artists at the moment when one was about joining the army, being unable to pur chase a substitute; and the other's clothes were so worn, he had latterly been compelled to decline all engage ments for parties. The third bequest is still more whimsicar M. Desneuves lived in the Rue Neuve des Mathurins, near the Chaussee d'Antin; every morning he heard a female voice-a fine soprano-practising with her sing ing master;-" I leave $2000 to the fe male whose voice I hear at this moment, and who for some time has been prac tising the couplets of Rachel to Eleazar, in the second act of La Juive. She lives in some house between this and the Chaussee d'Antin. Provided, how ever, that she does not live in a house on the even-numbers' side of the street; if she does, this legacy is annulled." It is said M. Desneuves broke his leg, last winter, while walking on the pro scribed side of the street. The Courts of Justice have been unn sually busy this week, and have fur nished varied themes to the conversa tion of the past few days. The appeal of Messrs. Triquet and Mason has been decided favorably for them: "Consid ering that the instruction and cause show no imprudence, nor negligence, inattention, want of precaution, nor neglect to observe the common rules respecting the administration of chlo roform when they administered it toM. Breton, deceased, upon his demand, and in a case requiring it, the court annuls the preceding judgment," &c. In the course of this appeal's trial. M. Vel peau said: "The employment of chloro form is a benefaction to humanity, and this trial should not occasion vain ter rors. Nor should the surgeon fear in undertaking these operations that he may be prosecuted and convicted; for whatever may be our desire to spare the sufferings of patients, none of us wish to expose ourselves to jail." A young millionnaire, a young girl, and old papa, figured before the courts Saturday, the former as witnesses, the latter as accused of exciting his daugh ter to licentiousness, and wearing ille gally foreign decorations. The cause seems a chapter torn from Gil Blas. In 1852, a M. Michel died leaving all of his estate to an adopted child (he was a childless bachelor). a M. Lejune. You may form an idea of his fortune. from the tax paid the State as legacy duty being $300,000. The heir of so many millions was a boy some 19 years old, and just freed from college. I have not the space to exhibit all the in trigues by which that young man was surrounded. Look at Hogarth's Rake's Progress. A fashionable taitor on the Boulevard made him pay $160 for his servant's waistcoat-for one waistcoat $160! A usurer, not content with re ceiving a bond for $8000 for $4000 paid down, succeeded in making him write a will, in which the former figured for a legacy of $8000 additional. He pro mised a" worthy" cure of some church here, that if he would give him $400, he would give the former $100,qp0 to build a church! However, all ~hpse were simple leeches, until the heir fell into the hands of Mile. Caelina Gues don de Freneuse and her "dear, dear fa ther"-two vampires of the worst spe cies. Father and daughter persuaded the rich booby to call himself the Duke de Belleswart. to take a splendid man sion, to furnish it magnificently (they had 20 horses in the stables, and 15 servants in the house.) The father sent for his mother from the country, and grandmother, father and daughter bled the booby in every vein. Jewels, up holstery, pin money, pocket money, tailors' bills, mantua-makers' bills, dry goods bills, flower-sellers' bills, &c., were paid by M. Lejeune-the Duke de Belleswart! This state of things continued until the family interfered, and they brought the paternal vampire before the police; he was condemned to five years imprisonment, $200 fine, ten years interdiction of citizenship, and five years surveillance by the police. The marchand de bric.a-brac, who has turned the ground-floor of the mansion built by the Republic of Venice for its ambassador here, subsequently inhabit ed by Mme. Roland. and more recently by Prince de Talleyrand, into an old curiosity shop, appeared as defendant to a suit instituted by M. de Jouvenel, a deputy of the Corps Legislatif. The latter contends that he gave the former leave to sell a painting recresenting a woman in a bath. It had been the por. trait of M'lle Duthee, a celebrated ac tress of the Theatre Francais, which the Count d'Artois, (afterwards Charles X,) had painted. Before he became very religious, it hung in his bed cham ber; after this he presented it to his old friend, Mile. Duthee. It is said to have been painted by Proudhon. Some changes had been made in the paint ing; the face had been altered and an other lady's face painted, and " some additions were made, which were not exactly draperies." M. de Jouvenel marrying, he could no longer keep such a painting in his houses and sent it to the curiosity-shop on sale, for not less than $100. M. Latapie, the marchand de brc-a-brac, said he could not sell it, and offered to allow M. de Jouvenel to choose $100 worth of curiosities in his shop fur it, (so says the latter, which the former denied.) As soon as M Latapie got possession of the painting, he rubbed off the second head and re stored the head of Mile. Duthee: he made a pretension of great secrecy about it, and sold it to the Marquis of Hertford for the sum of $2500! M. de Jouvenel contends that all this story about the exchange is false, that he gave M. Latapie the picture to sell, and that the latter refused to tell him to whom and for how much the picture was sold, and that after "incredible pains" he ascertained Lord Hertford was the purchaser at the price of $2000 or $2500! The court allowed Latapie 2000 fr. for repairing and sell. ing the pictunre, and condemned him to pay M. de Jouvenel the balance of the sum. Clippings from our Exchanges. The Pittsburg Gazette says that a company of capitalists of Boston, New York and Philadelphia (among whom is Horace Greeley.) have concluded the purchase of the town of Old Brighton, owned by James Patterson, for $100.000, the entire water power at Adam's Falls, owned by Mrs. Fettermnan, Archibald Robinson and Ovid Pinney. for $100, 000; the entire property of Mr. Pin ney, at Rochester, for 8100.000, and property belonging to John W. Baker, adjoining New Brighton, for about $810, 000. It is the intention of the compa ny to establish iron mills, glass houses and other manufacturing works, on the most extensive scale, at Brighton. The water power is great, and was bought at low prices. The subject of quarantine was agi tated in Galveston. and a writer in the Gazette suggested the propriety of call itg a public meeting, for the purpose of taking the matter into consideration. It was proposed to put into execution the quarantine regulations, and thus compel vessels from New Orleans to lie at quarantine during the continu ance of the yellow fever. The North British Daily Mail has the following under the title of "Remarka ble Occurrence :" " A little girl had her left eye so completely covered with a white speck that it was rendered sightless. A few days since, while amusing herself out of doors, a dove descended from a neighboring house, and as if in search of food, removed the speck with its bill. without causing the slightest injury, so that ever since the vision of the girl has been perfect." Trial is about to be made in Paris of a huge omnibus, to hold 50 persons, with a smoking saloon, gallery, &c., to be drawn by a single horse, on an iron way, at a moderate pace. The affair will not be very unlike an American railway car, and is intended to trans port passengers from the barriere dv Throne to that of I'Etoile, for 15 cen times, about three cents. An autograph of Washington was sold a few weeks ago in London for the small sum of 25 shillings. The chart used by Columbus has been purchased by the Spanish Government. at the sale of Baron Walkenner's library, for $200. The Minnesota Democrat says that Governor Gorman. of that Territory, is engaged in the investigation of the charges preferred against E-.Governor Ramsey, on account ot alleged frauds on the Sioux Indians. Lieut. Maury, shortly before sailing for Europe. received from certain gentle men of New York, a package, which, on being opened, was found to contain live thousand gold dollars and a handsome service of plate. Dr. N. H. Wildman, of Savannah, performed his thirty-hi.h successful ope ration in revolving calculi f:om the bladder on the 3d. inst. The patient was a child of but three years of age, and the stone formed of the size of an ordinary peach kernel. A terrible accident took place at the Chinese theatre, in Whampoa, on the 19th of March, when no fewer than 60 females were burnt to death, many others being severely injured. It is supposed that a spark from one of the crackers set fire to the mat roof, and from the combustible nature of the ma terials, the flames spread so rapidly that in little more than a quarter of an hour the whole theatre was in a blaze. The journeymen house carpenters of New York are on a strike because their employers desire to reduce their wages from $2 to $1 75 per day. The Collector ot the port of New York acknowledges the receipt of a note bearing the city post mark, with an enclosure as follows: "The sum of 8100 85 is enclosed for errors in duties." In Philadelphia, at noon on the 1st inst., the thermometer marked 99% de grees in the shade. The returns of the late election in Oregon, though incomplete, give Gen. Lane a majority of 1,500 votes as dele gate to Congress. The annual course of lectures in the Medical Department of the University of Louisiana will commence on the 14th of November next: The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, of the 1st inst. says: "Philadelphia is now, as it ever has been. one of the most healthy cities in the Union, being entirely free from any malignant or contagions disease." W? Dyspepsia and liver oamplaiat rank among diseases as being the most difficult to cure. We are pleased to have it in our power to point out a rem edy which has proved effectual in many cases, and whioh we can safely recom mend as almost a certain and infallible cure-it has been the means of rescu ing thousands from an untimely grave. We mean Hoofland's German Bitters, prepared by Dr. C. M. Jackson, at the German Medicine Store, No. 120 Arch street, Philadelphia, and which may be had at the Apothecaries' Hall in this town. We are sorry to say that we have lost one of our most valuable ex. ohanges. We have not received a copy of the Delta for six weeks. [Plaquemine SetirL Nor we for twice that time. The Delta don't went pony sheets--it ex. changes only with .horse blakets.'