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PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY, BY THOMAS F. JOHNSON, EDITOR AND PRO PIETOR. T z t xM s:-Thispaper willbe furnishedto sub scribersat $3 per annum, in adomres; $4 if paid at the expiration of six months,or $5 at the exjiaton of the year. No soubscriptin diseontianed until all arrearages are pad, expect at the option of the editor. Advertisements inserted at the n-uan rice, viz Per s.n.re of twelve lines, first time, $1 .ad at half that ratefor every subsequent in Yearly Advmtisers will be charred $10 for the lst square (twelve lnces), and $5 for every nddeM qu.are- Transint Advertisements, not particularly spe ciied as to duration, wiii be inserted for three months, and charged accordingly. For announcmng candidate for office, $10 each paygedl i ns advar. Agency of the Banner. r[j, V. B. Palmer, the American Newspaper Agent, in the only s.'tborized agent for this paper in the cities of Boston, New York and PMladelphia, 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-BOSTON, Scollay's Building: NEW Youn, Tribune Buildings PIIILADELPRIA, N. W. corner Third and Chest net streets. WHIG TIOCKET. 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. FOR CONGRESS-Second District, T. G. HUNT, of New Orleans. Caundlle fir Oce., For State Senator. Mlr. Editr-Plesse announce that Judge W. T. PALFREY will be supported for the State Senate at the November election by MANY VOTERS. -0--c- Mlr. Editor-You will please annonce that I ama candidate for the State Senate at the next November eleetie. H. C. WILSON. For Representative. Mr. Editor-Please announce that MR. AL. FRED C. WESKS isa candidate to represent this Parish in the Lower House of the next Le gislature, at the urgent request of QSVERAL FRIENDS. -0- [7* At the earnest solicitation of many voters .n this perish, MR. ANTHONY W. BAKER has consented to submit his name as a candidate for a seat in the Lower House of our next Le gislature. -0 07? We are authorized to announce Mr. THOMAS WILCOXON as a candidate for a seat i the Representative Hall of the next Legislature. ----0- For Sheriff. We are are authorized to announce the smie of WM. F. HAIFLEIGH. as a candidate foe tlete .n, as .. once or o.nerle. --0- For Clerk. 7 We are authorized to announce Mr. J. VICTOR FOURMY, as a candidate for r6Iec tina for thee ffice of Clerk of the :4th Judicial District Court. -0- Sor KecorQer. Air. Edtor--Please announce in your paper that Judge J. A. DUMARTRAIT, will be supported for the occe of Recorder, at the No vember election, by MANY VOTERS. -0 -- For Asessor. 17 We are authried to announce WIL SON M'KERALL as a emadidate for Parish Assessor at the November election. --0- For Parish Coestable. 07 The Editor of the Banner will please announce that BENJAMIN F. HARRIS is a candidate or the 6ee of Cnsa.Ih of the 7th ward ad that at the easing election is Noveam ber mNrt he wil receive the cordial pport of * THE PEOPLE. ·ia ||II M H a lil I| FIANK! I, 'BII I AY, AuIJT L5. gam` We have taken the liberty this week, at the suggestion of numerous friends of Mr. Alfred C. Weeks, to ab trence his name as a candidate to re present St. Mary in the House of Re. presentatives of our next. Legislature. Mr. Weeks is at present absent from this perish, we learn; but as it is the earnestdesisrof his many personal and palitieal friends to bring him before the public, we have no doubt he will abide by their nomaintion. The Boe. d of Health organisil by our Police Jory at itq late session has appointed Dr. Henry J. Sanders a Health Oieer, .to be stationed at the junation of the Atchafhlaya and Her. wiheb' Bay,as pseeetion against the approach of sickness by sea. We are now well guarded at all points, and if precautionary measures can insre safety, we have no reason to fear for the pauish of St. Mary. In another ceolu will be fCIse the proee*dings of the Board. Mwass, Taula-The mail due has on 8strday weaing failed below Doe. aldonvitle. Oir mail, as usual, oame through fromee that poit, bringing s a few papers em te towns above ea the Mississipp O next mail from below arriving on Teesday night, gives us of coarse but one day to put into type ear summary of ndws, which must necessary be more scant this week thea we desire. ,C te intimations thrown out at the Plrideat bsi his Cabinet are in fam of co struetit a railroad to the P1cific. *' Flat Jeatici" In a late numberof the Minden Her ald we find a very commendatory arti ole in favor of the repeal of the late odious law restricting the compensation allowed newspaper publishers for ad vertising sheriffs' sales. We agree with the Herald that too much praise cannot be given to him who put the ball in mo tion for the destruction of this abomi nable act; but the editor of that paper unfortunately gives the honor to whom it is not due. The circumstances of the case, as within our knowledge, are these: Shortly after. the adjournment of the Legislature which enacted that unjust law, one of our Representatives, the Hon. R. H. Day, having had occa sion to call at our office on business, we took the opportunity to make inquiries respecting the manner in which it was introduced, at the same time indulging in severe strictures against it. He told us that it emanated from one of the city members, and in his opinion was not intended to reach the country parishes; but that it being near the close of the session, a time when bills were fre quently harried through, it did not per haps meet the attention it deserved, and passed without any reserving clause. Why the city Representatives supported the bill to reduce the printers' fees in such cases is obvious, and no one can blame them for doing so. It was not done to injure the printer, but to strike at the root of nothing short of a fraud, which then prevailed in that city. It was the custom of the sheriff to make his own bargain with the pub lisher to advertise his sales, for which he entered on his bill of costs the highest rates allowed by law, thus often making fifty per cent., or even more, off the publisher, for nothing but his patron age! This was iniquitous-entirely un worthy the holder of an office worth some thirty or forty thousand dollars annually, and certainly called for re dress; for if the newspaper proprietor could afford to publish these sales for half what the law allowed, it was no more than right that he whose property was seized should be the gainer, and not the sheriff; who was already suffi ciently well paid for performing his duties. In the city the sheriffs' sales, (though an important item in the re ceipts of papers enjoying the patron age) are not, as in manly country par ishes, almost the sole support of the publishers-they have many other ad vertising resources not enjoyed by us of the country-and this was what we complained of, inasmuch as the bill was passed without mature delibera tion, and swept all before it. Our conversation on the subject with Dr. Day resulted in obtaining his pro mise to bring the matter up at the next session, which he accordingly did, and the bill was repealed To Dr. R. H. Day, therefore, is the whole merit due, and not to Mr. David Martin, of the Al exandria Democrat, who was only Re porter, and consequently had no voice in the affair. We have no doubt Mr. Martin conversed with members on the subject, sa it was his interest and that of all country editors so to do, but we maintain that the bill, under any cir cumstances, would have been brought up by Dr. Day, and that it was intro-. duced by him into the House. " Honor to whom honor is due." lelw Fever. Notwithstanding the tremendous mor tality of the last few weeks in New Orleans, the accounts which reach us present no diminution of the numbers daily ushered into eternity by means of this fearful epidemic. Universal sympathy is awsakened everywhere, and so far as human aid is concerned nothing is omitted that can tend to al. leviate the condition of the sufferers. Contributions are pouring in from all quarters to the Howard Association that band of philanthropists whose care and attention to the sick and needy, now and in times past, are so well known to all. New York has already contributed over $20,000, and other cities in like proportion. These are cheering evi dences of the sympathetic feelings of the people for suffering humanity, which will in due time meet its reward, and bring down blessings on the heads of the donors. The cemetery reports for the twenty-four hours ending at 6 A. M. on the 17th, make the total num ber of interments 219, of which 198 were from yellow fever; to the same time on the 18th the total number was 219, of which 197 from yellow fever. The report of the 19th shows a still greater mortality-a total of 234, and 219 deaths from yellow fever ! The following, from the Bulletin, will serve to give some idea of the deranged state of businesi consequent upon the prevailing epidemic in New Orleans. It is reasonable to suppose that other brasehes of business are crippled in like manner: Oar eolumns presents a rather mea gre appearance this morning, so far as reading matter is eoncerned. We could not help it, however. Two thirds of our ompositors are either down with the fever, or their families are affiieted with the same terrible disease, and as for obtaining asistance, that as entirely oatef the question. There's not a printer to be had in town for " love or money." Under such eireumstances, we can only do ouar best, and patiently and hopefully waitthe atmivalofbetter times. Surely terrible ortality ad the dreadfully aafvorable weather--for they both march along head in hand-will not continue much longer. In Mobile the disease has also broken out, and assumed an epidemic form. Several deaths have occurred-the mor tality being great in proportion to the number of cases. It has also made its appearance at Natchez and Vicksburg, and one death is reported to have taken place at Alexandria, but that was a pas senger from New Orleans. In the face of all these facts, too much caution can not be taken to keep those places now healthy free from the epidemic, and corporate authorities neglecting to take the requisite precautions are highly re prehensible. One death from yellow fever occurred yesterday morning, at the Quarantine Station, near Maskell's saw-mill. The deceased was apparently well when the "Pitser Miller" left New Orleans, from which boat he was landed on Tuesday evening, in a dying state. . . . . . . . .. . . . Serious Diicullties at El Paso. The following letter was written at El Paso, Mexico, by a gentleman known to have means of obtaining the best information. It was addressed to a merchant of San Antonio, who forward ed it to the editors of the Picayune: EL PASO DEL. NORTE, MExIco, July 22, 1853. Dear Sir-This mail takes you news of our difficulties here upon this fron. tier. You will not be surprised at them; it has been predicted for months and months. We are here entirely aban doned. I do not suppose the Govern ment gives us a thought, they are so busy dealing out the loaves and fishes. From the moment the California emi grants strike the river they commence losing cattle; hundreds have been stolen from them and carried to this side of the river. At the head of these robbing parties is the Montes family of five brothers, protected by the authlri ties. On the 10th or 12th a man named Mager, the owner of 400 or 500 head of cattle, came to this side to look for some 40 head that he had lost. In his rounds he came across seven head in the lower part of the town. Two Mexicans were hearding them together with some eight or tent head of Mexican cattle, He took the cattle, and was taking the herders to the Alcade, when they took to the bushes and could never be found afterwards. Mager then drove all the cattle to his camp on the American side of the river. The next day he came back, and was ordered by the Prefecto to bring all the Mexican cat tle to this town, which he did the next day, and was arrested for stealing those and other cattle and thrown into prison. He has had no trial yet. I have been led to believe that he would be released; 1 indeed the proposition wasemade by the Prefecto to release Mager by his pay ing $100. That looks like swindling. It was afterwards found out that Mager was a man of property, and on the 17th it was finally decided that his cause should be sent to Chihuahua, thinking by that means to get $500 or $1.000 out of him. The best of it is that Ma. ger is detained upon the evidence of the very men who stole his cattle, and in whose possession they were after wards found. After the 17th all hopes were given up of having Mager released. The Californians made up a party to rescue him from the prison. The thing was publicly talked about for several days; no person appeared to pay any atten. tion to it. On the morning of the 18th I was awakened by firing in the direc tion of the prison, and soon afterwards received a message from the Prefecto that a party of Americans had attacked the prison and had been repulsed. and that a dead and wounded man had been left on the ground. and requested me to examine them. I soon found myself on the spot, and by the light of the day that wasjust breaking recognised in the dead man E.ler Hendrei, the district attorney of El Paso county, Texas. I had him immediately removed to a room, and afterwards sent across the river for burial. The wounded, Sarnu el Hammock, was one of Col. Skill man's mail men: the ball had pene trated his lungs, and he died in twenty. four hours afterwards. The whole town was under arms in two hours; all communication was stopped between this and the other side: they would not allow me to cross the river without a permit from the Pre fecto. The excitement still contipues; 200 or 300 men are drilling every inorn ingand reviewing on the Piazza. They need have no fear; the Californians are not the men to stand fire. It is said they all took to their heels at the first charge. The Mexicans were pre pared for them. Immediately after the attack a mob paraded the streets shout. ing, "Death to the Grinjos! Death to the Yankee dogs! Let us sack the stores and houses! Let not an Ameri can escape !"' Every American is in danger of his life. When one walks along the street all eyes are turned upon him, and he is pointed at as one of the marked. The measures taken by the authorities, and particularly by the Prefecto, have been arbitrary in the extreme. It is very evident that Mager has not had a fair hearing, nor is there any prospect of it. Much excitement prevails on the Ame rican side of the river. All condemn the lawless attempt of the party on the night of the 18th; but they also con demn the course of the Prefecto, upon whose shoulders rests the whole blame. Mager is in prison, his property in the hands of strangers, without the pros pect of being released. The death of Hendrei has cast a gloom over the whole community.- There is no telling yet how the matter will end. Rumor says the Californians are organizing to the number of 500 op the river. I place no reliance in it. We also hear that Gen. Garland is or dered to ocopy the Mesilla. 07" Another Hungarian refugee has been seized by the Austrian authorities at Smyrna, but upon the demand of the American Consul he was given up. Setters from Madeira repre. seits the wine crop in that island as a total failure. Proceedings of the Board of Health OF THE PARISH OF ST. MARY. SESSION OF SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 1853. The Board met this day, pursuant to call-present, all the members. The following "Instructions to the Health Officers" were unanimously adopted : The Health Officers will strictly en force the following regulations, viz: 1st. No person shall be permitted to pass the Quarantine Station who has not been at least nine days from any port or place where any epidemic, con tagious or infectious disease prevails. 2d. For the purpose of ascertaining whether or not any person has left such port or place within the time specified, the Health Officers are authorized and required to administer to each person the following oath: " I, A- B-, do solemnly swear that 1 have not, within the nine days next preceding this date, been in any port or place where any epidemic, contagious or infectious disease exists. So help me, God." Which oath shall be signed by the par ty taking it, and attested by the Health Officer. 3d. No person refusing to take and subscribe said oath shall be permitted to pass the Quarantine or Boarding Station. 4th. Each Health Officer shall re quire from the master or person in com raand of any vessel or steamboat he .~y board, a list of all the passengers s", board, stajing from whence each has come, which list shall be supported by the oath of the said master or person in command, in the following words: " I, C- D- , master of the - , do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a true and correct list of all the passengers on board said - , with the places from which they have come, so far as I can ascertain the same. So help me, God." 5th. Should any master or person in command refuse to furnish this list, his vessel shall be ordered into quarantine, there to remain until discharged by the said Health Officer. 6th. Should any Health Officer re quire any instructions, information or assistance, he shall apply (himself or through one of his assistants) to the nearest member of the Board of Health. Resolved, That in addition to the Qua. rantine Station already fixed, there shall be established at Madam Rentrope's landing, opposite Gibbons's Point, a sta tion for a Health Officer, whose duty it shall be to stop and board all steam boats, vessels, or other water craft ar riving at or near his station, and to make such examination and perform such other duties as are required by the Health Ordinances of this Parish, and the Regulations and Instructions prescribed by the Board. He shall take the oath prescribed by the 2d section of the Health Ordinance of this Parish. He shall be required to be at said sta tion every time the mail boat passes the same on her upward trip to Patter sonville, either himself or by a deputy, which latter shall be qualified as pre scribed by the 7th section of said Or dinance. Resolved, That for the services to be performed by said Health Officer, as defined in the preceding resolution, he shall receive the sum of 8150 per month while actually employed. Resolved, That all vessels. steamboats or other water craft arriving in this pa rish by way of Grand Lake shall repair to and stop at the Quarantine Station at Maskell's mill, and not depart thence without permission from the Health Of ficer there stationed. Dr. Henry J. Sanders was unanimously elected Health Officer under the pre ceding resolutions. Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be published in the Planters' Banner, and that one hundred extra copies be printed for the use of this Board. On motion, the meeting adjourned. J. W. LYMAN, President. Taos. J. FosrTa, Secretary. Q For the last few days the weath er has been unusually warm-even the showers which a few days since visited as frequently have now forsaken us. Once or twice we coaxed ourself into the belief that we were about to have some rain, but these indications quickly cleared off, and convinced us that it was " no go!" We are blessed, how ever, with excellent health throughout our parish, and we mean to keep it so if we can. HOT WorATa. -A despatch from New York, dated the 15th instant, states that the weather is frightfully hot-al most insupportable. The deaths from son-stroke on the previous day amount ed to 100! Philadelphia despatches ea4 complain of the excessive heat, but the result was not so fatal. . - . U From the Courier of the Teche we learn that the corporate authorities of St. Martinsville have as yet taken no precautionary measures respecting the health of that town. Contrasting our energy with their inactivity, that paper says : We are glad to state that the Town Council of the Town of Franklin and the Police Jury of the Parish of St. Mary have established quarantine regu. lations which will prevent hereafter the importation of the disease. It is lucky for as that they have done so; for had we been doomed to expect the action of our own corporate authorities we certainly might have experienced all the terrors of the epidemic, without any remedy being offered by them. How to Ger Cuos.-Kick up a fuss with Mexico, take possession of the territory, send Santa Anna again into exile, and exchange that country for Cuba. Spain will be glad of the chance, as Queen Christina wishes to provide a throne for her eldest daughter, and Mexico is every way desirable for that purpose. The whbigs of West Baton Rouge have noainated H. M. Favrot as their candidate for the Legislature. [From the National Intelligencer.] Letter from Major Jack Downing. Private Despatch to go through the Or gan to Gineral Pierce. DOWNINGVILLE, STATE OF MAINE, JULY 22, 1833. Mr. Gales 4 Seaton-My dear old friends, when I am in a dilemma I al. ways feel sure I shall be safe if I throw myself into your hands. And I am in a dilemma now, cause I've got to send a little private official dispatch to Gine ral Pierce, and I can't find out what pa per is the organ to send it through. l're been hunting over the papers from all parts of the country that come to Uncle Joshua's post office to try to find out what paper is Gineral Pierce's or gan; but the more I hunt the worse I am off, and the darker and more puz zlin the question grows. Some of the papers says the Washington Union is the organ, and some says tisn't. Sometimes the Union comes out with a fust-rate dimocratic leader, loaded down with true solid dimocratic prin. ciples, that goes into the ground clear up to the hub. Wal, then the papers says, "that's by authority; the Union is the organ of the Administration, and no mistake; its jest as clear as preach in." Then the next thing, may be, it comes out with another dimocratic leader puffing the dimocratic Govern ment of Russia sky high. Wal, then the papers goes into a flutteration about it, and says the Union isn't the organ of the Government, any more than a toad wants a tail, every bit and grain. But the Union says'tis the organ, and the New York Evenin Post and some of the rest of 'em eenamost swears up hill and down that 'tisn't the organ. So there they have it; and how are we away down East here to tell which is what? And then some of the papers said the Republic was to be the organ, and was cnt down near about one-half in size to suit the times; and some said a true dimocratic organ was going to be moved up from New Hampshire; and some said a bran new organ was going to be made right up out of ole cloth, and an editor was going to be brought up from New Hampshire to edit it. So what the upshot of the busi ness is I can't find out. I'm most afraid the.Gineral hasn't ap pointeduany organ vet, and if he hasn't that's very bad; for the organ ought to be the very first appointment made. But I know the Gineral has had a very hard time about some of his appoint ments, so I can't so much blame him. So here you see was my bother that I was in: I had to send to the Gineral something that ought to go through the organ, and I can't find the organ. Fi nally, arter consulting Uncle Joshua about it, he said I'd better write to you, for you would know as much about it as any body, and if there was an organ you could send my despatch to it, and if there wasn't you could put it in the Intelligencer, and for his part, he al ways thought the Intelligencer was about as good as an organ to put any thing into. So now. Mr. Gales & Seaton, if there isn't no organ in Washington nor no where else in America, I shall have to depend on you to get my dispatch along to the Government the best way you can, and I'll try to do as much for you any time. To Gineral Pierce, President of America. and agoing to be (that is, if Gineral Cushing isn't mistaken) the founder of "Modern Rome." Dear Gineral - I'm afraid you've thought strange of it that I haint writ to you afore now, for so long time past; but I couldn't. I've been so busy cruizing round among the fishermen down to New Brnnqwick, and Nova Scotia. and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. that I couldn't get no time to write, nor couldn't find no post office to send it. Ye see, Gineral, I didn't accept your in vitation to take a seat in your Cabinet, 'cause I'm one of them sort that can't bear setting a great deal. I can't stan it without I'm up and knocking about pretty much every day, and I under stood the Cabinet had to set nigh about half the time, so I told you I should a good deal rather have some foreign ap. pointment, where I could stir myself. And you told me the foreign appoint ments were pretty much all spoke for. twenty times over, but you would give me a commission of Minister Gineral, and I might go round and look after the interests of the country wherever I thought best. Now that was jest what I liked; you couldn't a gin me no ap pointment that would suit me better. Wal, my first cruise, Gineral, has been away down East, and a little be. yond; for I thought :twas high time them fishermen of ourn down there was looked arter, I heard they was getting wrathy, and the Britishers was flockin in there with their armed vessels again, and there was pretty likely to be a muss if 'twasnt seen to; and I knew it would be a good cool place in this hot summer weather, so I sculled off. I went all along the coast, and boarded the fishermen, and talked with the skip. pers, and give 'em good advice. I'm sorry to say their backs is up pretty round. They swear they'll never stan that straight line "from headland to headland" no way you can fix it. They say the cod-fish and the mackeral are a good deal thicker inside the line than they are out, and they are bound to go where there's the best fishin, let who will stan in the way. Wal, Gineral, since most all our politicians and office seekers is doing the same thing and setting of 'em the same example, I couldn't find it in my heart to blame 'em much, for who is there among 'em all, politicians and office.seekers, that stans much about any straight line from headland to headland when they think there's any better fishin 'tother side of it? However, I guess you may calculate the fishermen will remain quiet this summer, if they are allowed to fish where they are a mind to, and that the Britisher vessels don't crowd 'ema too hard. But if they do, you must look out for a regular row tbat'll stir the whole camp of Young America. I got home last week, and have been overhauling the newspapers and having talks with Uncle Joshua, and learning how things are getting on. I see that 4 you and some of the Cabinet have been 1 on to New York to see the openin of i the Crystil Palace, and ha'd a 0ood time. Trm glad to find your Adminis tration is getting on so swiminly, and that you have got such a fust-rate Cabi net round you. I like Mr. Marcy bet ter and better; he's such a prudent man and a fast-rate dimocrat. I al. ways heard he was prudent and savin, and wasn't ashamed to have his clothes mended as long as they was decent, before he would go into any extrava. gance to get new ones. And I'm right glad he's agoing to set sich a good ex ample to the country by making our foreign Ministers and Consuls follow his prudent ways. His circular of the first of June has been worth a hundred dollars to me right off, to begin with. When I got home I says to Uncle Joshua, says I, " Uncle I want you to lend me a hundred dollars and I'll give you an order on the President for it to take it out of my salary : for I'm ago ing to take a circulating tower to Eu rope with my commission of Minister Gineral, to see that England and France puts a stop to that Russian war, and I've got to get a bran new rig for a court dress." Uncle Joshua laughed, and says he, " Major, you can save yourself all that trouble and expense. I guess you haint seen Mr. Marcy's circular. Our for eign Ministers and Consuls now have all got to wear the plainest home-spun clothes, jest as Dr. Franklin did when he was a Minister in the beginning of the Government. The circular says, 'it is to be regretted that there was ever any departure in this respect from the example of Dr. Franklin.' And it goes on and lays down the rules about plain clothes in a most thorough dimo cratic manner. And the Union news paper, I don't know whether it's an or. gan or not, but it puts on airs and speaks as though it was talkingby an thority, and it says the administration is determined to exhibit the same pro. gressive American spirit' in the cloth ing business that it does its other for eign relations ; and that 'it is time to restore the strongly-marked rerublican. ism' of Dr. Franklin's clothes. So, Major, your clothes is all good enough now, and jest the right sort. Only may be you better take with you my long drab surtout and my broad-brim hat, for perhaps they'd look a little more like Dr. Franklin than yourn does." And then cousin Nabby spoke up, and says she. " Yes, cousin Jack, and I've got half a dozen pair of blue wollna stockings already knit for yon ; so you' 1 be all ffxed up nice and warm." Wal, now, Gineral, I feel a great deal relieved about this dress business; it will save so much expense, and, be sides, I shan't feel afraid now to go tto any royal Court in Europe, and face the finest on 'em. The fact is. Gineral, since Mr. Marcy's circular has set me to thinkin on this matter of dressin for our Ministers, I don't know but it would be more dirnocratic and American to go a step beyond Dr. Franklin. and take, the real abborigin style. There ain't to my mind nothin more becomin than a buffalo robe or a handsom blanket, with the fine worked Indian leggins and moccasins: and then an Amertcan Minister would be knowed every where as soon as he was seed. They might paint or not as they pleased, but it would be real American, and beat the Turks in pictureskness--and besides look Roman like too. Give my re spects to Mr. Marcy. anti hint this In dian notion to him. I am sure it would take like wild-fire. And, Gineral. you've got another real whaler in your Cabinet. and that is Gineral Cushing. It seems to me, if that man lives, he's aeuing to outstrip Gineral Jackson, 1 had no idea there was so much grit in him till he made that speech 'tother day at Newark. in the Jersies. Since I've read that speech I feel all over like an old Roman. It seems as if I can see our country marching right up to the very tip-top ut the world's mountain and kicking all the rest of the nations down to the bot tom of the heep. That old Greke, that folks tell so much about, never poured out sich a grist of oratory in all his born days. I can't help copying a lit tie piece of it out of the newspapers into my dispatch. Here 'tis: "There is a destiny to a republic. There is a law of its existence as clearly and undeniably as there is a law of the existenee of a human being that he shall begin in youth, that he shall grow in juvenescence, that he shall harden into manhood, that in the plentitude of his manful strength he shall overtop the nations around him. (Shouts of applause.] We are now the men of modern Rome! How was itwith the old Rome? She conquered-she went on annexing, according to the law of her existence, and so long as she pro ceeded in the application of that law of her exist ence, no earthly power could withstand her pro gress. [Renewed applause.] I say that was the destiny of ancient Rome, and it is the des tiny of modern Rome. There can be no panse in our progress, except the pause of decay;- when we cease to grow, we shall begin to perish. [Great cheering.] I say when we cease to grow we shall begin to perish; for upon us, as a re public, is impressed-not a curse, though it was a curse of him who thrust from his door the thirst ing Saviour on his way to Calvary; it was his curse that vengeance of God should pronounce over him, as the perpetual sentence of his sin march, march, march! For him there was no pause. I say, as on him wai pronounced the curse, on us has been poured down the beaedic tion; for us that same divine voice has said March, march, marh- ward, upward, so lag as there.remains a celestial height in the inanite regions of greatness which it is possible for hu man power to scale. [Tremendous applause.] That speech came over cousin Sar gent Joel like a streak of lightning. He went right to work and scoured up his old fire-lock as bright as a pewter platter. And now from mornin till night, with his fire-lock on his shoulder he marches about the house and round the barn in a military step, sayin to himself as he goes, "March, march, march; we are the men of Modern Rome! March march, march: an nexin day is close at hand! March, march, march !" But, Gineral, I must be in a hurry and be off on my tower before the coun tries is all annexed, for then my com mission of Minister Gineral won't be of no use. So I subscribe myself in haste, your faithful friend and well-wisher, MsJoa JACK Dowurxo. t7r The following is from the Vicks burg Whig of the 13th: We learn that the Memphis, which passed up yesterday, had several esses of yellow fever on board, and was not permitted to land. The clerk was dead, the pilot dying, and four or five sick.