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FOR TREASURER, .JOHN N. HAWTHORN, of Orleans. FOR AUDITOR, JOHN E. KING, of St. Landry. FOR SUPERINTENNDEN1i A. Hi. LAMON, of West Baton Rouge. I'OR CONGRESS-Second District, T: G. HUNT, of New Orleans. WRIG CENTRAL STATE COMMtITTEE. Orlesa--Istdistrict, H. M. Suanme; M, A. J. W'edderborn : 33, C. AI. Watenran; 4th, M. F. Edwaeds; 5th, .oseph Lanata; 6th. LoTis Surgi; 7th. Thos. W. Collens ; St 6J. P. Dela Narre; 9th. Win. L. Bugs; 10th, John A. Wat kins; 114., John NM. Burke; right bank, A. B. egu r. Pla..msew-J-. B. Wilkinson. St. &~rnard-Jacques Toatant. Jeffarso- -Fergus Gardere. St. Ckaries--Wm. R. Taylor. St. Join--A. Boudousquie. St. James-Alfred Roiman. Asrension-L. D. Nicholls. A.ssumptioa-C. Barillean. Lafourche Interior-R. P. Dardenne. Terrebonse-J. Aycock. St. Mary-F. D. Richardson. &. Martin-Alexander Declouet. St. La.udry-A. Dupre. Lafaette-H. H. . ilcoxon. ersmilio--A. Nunez. Iermil--J. L. Petit. East B *aa. RogeF : FR . I) . ana-.b c. Hayden. Fea Pdiciana--Robert I. Barrow. Pointe Couple--A, Provosty. Waskington-Nicholas Edwards. Liringstot-Oeorge McMichael. & HIfdwa-Hezekiah Thompson. St.TTamnuaan-J. Evans Concor i D-D . L. Rivers Mhuas.-John Routh. Madison-W.,S. Scott. Carroll-T. Anderson. Casea/ela-Samuel Bowman. Fraxklin-C. E. Ramage. Jackson-- . MeCranie. Morehot..e--R. B. Todd. 17.ion-W. C. Carr. CldsodL--J. Stringer. Ouackita-T. C. Scarborough. .byd.u--Adolphe Coco. Rapids--Octave Ogden. Natehitoehes-Samuel Clarks De Soto-Samuel Carruth. Bossier-Robert J. Swazey. Claidbrne-B. Egan. Caddo--W. R. Douglass. Caleasieu-A. Pujo. Candidates for Office. For State Senator. .fr. Editor-Please announce that Judge W. T. PALFREY will be supported for the State Senate at the November election by MANY VOTERS. -0 .Mr. Editor-You will please annonce that I am a eandidate for the State Senate at the next November election. H. C. WILSON. o- For Representative. JMG. Editor-Please announce that MR. AL FRED C. WEEKS is a candidate to represent this Parish in the Lower House of the next Le gislature, at the argent request of SEVERAL FRIENDs. --0 [,7 At the earnest solicitation of many voters an this parish, MR. ANTHONY W. BAKER ha consented to submit his namb as a candidate for a seat in the Lower House of our next Le iulature. * ----- Q We are authorized to announce Mr. THOMAS WILCOXON as a candidate for a set in the Representative Hall of the next Legislnure. -0 For Sheriff. 7 We are are authorized to announce the saua of WM. F. HAIFLEIGH, as a candidate for r.election, for the office of Sheriff. For Clerk. ([7 We are authorized to announce Mr. J. VICTOR }IURMY, as a candidate for rilec tion for the office of Clerk of the :4th Judicial District Court. -0 For Recorder. Mr. Editor-Please announce in your paper thalt Judge J. A. DUMARTRAIT, will be supported for the office of Recorder, at the No vemberelection, by MANY VOTERs. --0o -----IP'o - For Assessor. 7 We are authorized to announce WIL SO( M'KERALL as a candidate for Pariah Aawswf at the November election. -o- At the urgent solicitation of many friends Ir. N. L. PROVOST has consented to be come a candidate for the offiee of Parish Asses sor, and having no time to canvass the parish, he adopts this method of informing voters of the same. -0 - For Justice of the Peace. 07- We are authorized to announce A. L. TUTOKER as a candidate for the office of Jus tice of the Peace for the 7th ward of this parish, at the request of MaNY CITIEzNs. --0- Shankful for the liberal srt hereto. fore aextended to me when before the people for their suffrage, for the office of Justice of the Peace for the 7th ward of this perish, I hireby -anounce that I am a candidate for rellection to the same office, hoping to receive a support wor thy of their former confidenee. LEWIS R. CURTIS. -0 [" We are authorised to announce MR. THOMAS POOLEY as a candidate for the above office, in the 7th ward, at the request of MAxN FaraDS. -o- For Parish Constable. g We are aeshaised to uanonaoo ML JOB*PH GAUTREAUX as being a candi dafte (W the office of Coastable of the 7th ward, at thlsiqotioa in November next. * -0- T' The Editor of the Banner will please anmence that BENJAMIN F. HARRIS is a candidate for the ocee of Ceornnl of the 7th ward ad that at the easuing eletior in Novem -er next he will receive the oodial spport of * Tax P.-otx. A Delicate Lady.--The Louisville Conrier. of the 13th is responmsble for the following paragraph: A. ltdy, stayiog at one of the proi. . ol' tels in this place, and who is an ivaidid, ordered for her dinget yester daybielrtn and vegetableso.R baked rc, boiled t e, loast amb, rast spr e cold ham, cold odad as, boiled attna e telops,-C 'es, aj ' 'peaans. i PLANTERS BANNER. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY, BY THOMAS F. JOHNSON EDITOR AND ]POPRIETOR. T z R Y s: -Thispaper will be furnished to sub secribersat $3 per annum, in advance; $4 if paid at the expiration of six months,or $5 at the expiration of the year. No subscription discontinued until all arrearages are paid, expect at the option of the editor. Advertisements inserted at the u-ual price, viz Per scu;re of twelve lines, first time. $1 and at half that rate for every subsequent in sertion. Yearly Advertisers will he charged $10 for the ist square (twelve !:cas), and Si for every additional soa.are. Trnsient Advertisements. not particularly spe ciled as to duration, wil;be inserted for three months, and charged accordingly. For announcing candidate for office, $10 each .,ayahile in a,drarace. Agency Of the Banner. 0"- V. B. Palmer, the American Newspaper Agent. is the only aulthortmzd agent for this paper in 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-Blo-ro, Seollay's Building: New YORK, Tribune Buildings PHILADELPHIIA, N. W. corner Third and Chest nut streets. FRANKLIN, TBHIRSDAY, OCT. 6. STATE TREASURER.-The Whig Cen tral State Committee, in accordance with the authority delegated to them by the late Whig State Convention, have unanimously selected the Hon. John N. Hawthorn as the whig nomi nees for the office of State Treasurer. and that gentleman has accepted the nomination. DzBow's REvIEw.--We have just re ceived the October number of this ex cellent periodical, enclosing a note re questing the indulgence of subscribers for the unusual delay of the September number, which will be sent in a few days. Among the contents of the num ber before us is an able article on the " Revolution of Southern Trade." being a reply to the objections of the London Economist against the Memphis Con vention of southern planters, and an examination of its theory of labor, as il lustrated in the white free system of Europe and the black slave system of the United States. Under the head of " Internal Improvements " the editor deals severely (but not unjnstly, we think) with railroad directors in gene ral, attributing the many accidents to their unbounded avarice. We intend to extract from this aiticle next week. - We hard been kindly favored with a copy of " Thompson's Bank Note and commercial Reporter," pub lished at No 2 Wall street, New York one of the most useful and convenient works for the mercantile community extant. It is published monthly, semi monthly and weekly, at 50 cents, SI, and $2 per annum. Subscribers to the weekly are furnished with Signature and Coin Books gratis; those to the semi-monthly with the Coin Book, con taining 1125 fao-similes. With the above we received a most ingenious plan of bank note engraving, designed as a protection against the alteration of notes to a higher denomi nation than their proper issues. The idea is so simple as to be readily com prehended, and its introduction into general use would prove a mighty shield against fraud. : We are happy to see once more on our table our old friends the Thibo daux Minerva and the Concordia Intelli gencer, after a suspension of some weeks, caused by the prevailing epi demio and the scarcity of printers con sequent thereto. The present weather bids fair to insure their regular appear ance in future, by quieting the fears created by the ravages of the epidemic. The former paper reports the number of deaths to have been 157-being ten per cent, on the total population, or fif teen per cent, on the actual population at that time. fl" The epidemic appears to be on the decline along the Mississippi coast. The last accounts from Port Gibson state that no new cases had occurred but three deaths had taken place among those already sick. At Lake Provi dence, out of a population of 90 persons, 70 were attacked by the disease, which in a fearful majority of cases proved fatal. 0 The Springfield Piney Woods man, parish of Livingston, announces the death, by yellow fever, of Mr. Peter F. Moore, one of the contractors of the New Orleans aua Jackson Railroad. It appears that he visited the city and re. mained there three days, and on his re: turn to the Pass he was taken sick, but without any of the symptoms of the prevailing epidemic. Not recovering, he was induced to visit Springfield, where he arrived on the 22d, and died on the following day. Gen. James Tallmadge died in the city of New York on the 29th ult. He had formerly been in Congress, having represented that State in the Jower house from 1817 to 1819. P" We are indebted to Mr. J. Rob ert, of Sonora, California, for a copy of the " Golden Era," published at San Francisco. It is an exeellent family wjjly, and reo.nchbaordit on the eatrlpise of thisiw State. It bas the appeatanee of beieg well supported. Healtb of er' Parish. Within the last week the health of the lower part of the parish has under. gone a very favorable change. We have heard of no new cases, and those sick last week are convalescent-not a single case terminating fatally, so far as within our knowledge. The weath er, too, is considered favorable. render ing the spread of disease less likely, and indicating the close proximity of frost. Some of those who left town for locations considered by them more safe, should the destroyer enter, have re turned, and in a few days we expect all will have followed suit, and business once more have resumed its wonted ac Stivity at this season. Our stores are now receiving their new goods. which only want to be seen to be properly ap preciated and reward the merchant for his trouble. In view of the results the public mind has undergone a material change as to the nature of the disease that has prevailed to a considerable extent at Pattersonville and in that vicinity. The few deaths that occurred there in qnick succession, and after brief illness, operatirrg upon the public mind, al. ready full of apprehension, led too readily to the opinion that it must be yellow fever; whereas, had not that fell destroyer been sweeping down its victims on all sides of us. it is not probable that the idea of yellow fever would have been suggested to the mind of any one by any case that has occur red in the parish. We know not what the physicians attending those cases may have thought of them-we have heard various rumors as to their opin ions*--but now the idea of their beimg yellow fever seems to be very general ly discarded. The disease around Pit tersonville has not in its results sas tained the dignity n (f we may so speak) of the yellow fever, for we understand on good authority that not one case in twenty-tive has proved fatal, and it a said to yield very readily to medical treatment-results very different from the usual character of the yellow feves particularly this year. Yet it was prt dent for the physicians and people o" our parish to be on the alert, and no: to lull themselves into a fatal security. and we cannot too highly commend the vigilance and promptitude of the Boar, of Trustees of the town of Franklin ir taking measures to prevent the intro duction of what was supposed to be the yellow fever irto our beautiful and healthful town. Eternal vigilance is the price of safety, as well as liberty. A friend has favored us with the fol lowing prescription for the epidemic. It was sent to him by an eminent prac titioner of New Orleans, as a means of treatment to be observed should the dis. ease appear in places remote from medi cal advice. We do not expect there will be any occasion fur its use, but to know how to treat it can do no harm: As soon as the symptoms are felt, which are chills, followed by pain in the head, back, and calf of the legs, we make a good deep hot foot bath. putting plenty of strong mustard, and immersing the legs up to the knees, let ting some one rub the legs. knees, &c., well, keeping a blanket thrown over the batil-tub and legs of the patient. In the meantime some one is preparing three table-spoonfuls of castor oil, into which put one table-spoonful of pure fresh lemon juice (sour orange juice would answer if no lemon juice can be had) and one tea-spoonful of common table salt. Stir and let the patient drink it, who will have been by this time snugly laid in bed with a blanket under his sheet and two over him. He will most probably sweat in fifteen or twenty minutes (if not made of wood or stone) ; if not, we repeat in one to two hours the foot bath, and if the oil does not work in four hours, we give an injection of one pint flaxseed tea, into which put two table-spoonfuls of castor oil and one table-spoonful of table salt. We never in yellow fever allow the pa tient to get out of bed for the operation of medicine, using the bed pan from the first; nor do we let them raise their head to drink, using a nourishing cop, a glass tube, or a straw to drink through; nor to put their hands outside the cov ering, if possible. Keep them as quiet as possible-no talking to nor seeing of friends- room dark and quiet. Every time your patient talks much, sees his friends, other than the nurse, gets up for operation of medicine, or raises the head for drink, he loses strength and excites irritation of the stomach,'stops the progress of perspiration, &c. If the pain in the head is violent, we keep small cloths saturated in ice water on the head, and if he is of sanguine tem perament, and disposed to be delirious or rave, we cup and leech. Our drinks are flaxseed tea. orange leaf tea, lem. onade warm and cold, and ice water by the half tumbler at a time. This, in the early stages of the fever, is very apt to throw them into perspiration, which is desired, and when once obtained, should be kept up from the start if possible. After the fever is broke, which is gene rally on the third or fourth day, we give toast-water, thin gruel, rice water and chicken tea, in very small doses, as more danger is to be apprehended from over-eating and drinking in the * Dr.Mesax, of New Orleans, who is now in our parish, pronounces the prevailing sioklsar bow, we are since heard, to be ellow er, bi a very mildM form, for which we are pro. bab.l imedbted to the general purity of our at mesphere convalescence than any other time. A ter the first cleaning out of the bowels well, we give from day to day an in jection of flaxseed tea, with a table spoonful of sweet oil, simply to keep the bowels open. This year calomel and quinine have not done well at all; however, in some cases they may be required. Neither have been used in my family-purging and sweating have sufficed. To allay irritation of the stomach we put a mus tard plaster on the breast, and if there be pain in the bowels and retention of urine, a large flaxseed poultice, slight ly sprinkled with mustard, all over the abdomen: if troubled with cold sweats rub with dry mustard; and after the fever is broken, if the skin remains hot or dry, we sponge with whiskey and water or brandy and water. We also frequently wipe the patient's face du ring the fever with a soft sponge or cloth dipped in cold water, with a few drops of brandy or cologne. ENTERPRtsc.-Perhaps no stronger evidence can be adduced of the intrin sic value and unrivalled usefulness of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, than the fact, that in order to supply the demand the proprietor h.s been compelled to build an immense block, occupying a large part of a square on one of our principal thorocghfares, five stories of which is to be accopied by his laboratory for the preparation of the Cherry Pectoral alone. As this article has now won its way to the public favor solely by its success in curing disease, this fact is some comment on its virtue.-Lowell Advertiser. W[ See a new advertisement of the above on our fourth page this week. Hoofland's German Bitters pre pared and sold by Dr. Jackson, at the' German Medical Store, 120 Arch street. Philadelphia. daily increase in their well deserved celebrity,. for the cure of' all diseases arising from derangement of the liver. These bitters have. in deed, proved a blessing to the afflicted. who show their gratitude by the most flattering testimonials. This genuine! medicine has established for itself al name that competitors, however wily! their schemes, or seductive their pro- I mises, cannot reach. It gained the; public confidence by the immense bene fits that have been derived from it, and I will ever maintain its position. Vicksburg, Shrereport and Texas Rail road.-In the Ouachita Register, of the 13th inst., there is an interesting letter from the Chief Engineer of this road, the important portions of which we condense and give to our readers. The location of the section of the road from Red River to the Texas line has been completed. The engineer found fewer difficulties than he expected.--! For a distance of 20 miles the location does not vary more than half a mile in length from an air line. It has but four slight cnrves; amount of curvature about 6600 feet: balance on straight lines. There will be no excavations or embankments as high as 30 feet, and only 3200 lineal feet of trestle work and 15 culverts will be required. Ti- I ties of relinquishment to the right of! way were obtained without the cost of a single cent to the company; and many of the planters have taken con tracts for the clearing and grubbing at prices considerable below the original estimates. One planter-Dr. Flournoy -took the contract from the Texas line to the eastern boundary of his planta tion, a distance of some eight miles, and will take his entire pay in the stock of the company. A right liberal and public-spirited citizen. We like to men tion the names of such men. Would that the State possessed more of them. Rapid progress is being made in the road throughout its whole length, from a point opposite Vicksburg to the Texas li:ie. We presume the work will be finished at no very distant day, and from the manner in which the friends of this road rush matters, we feel sure contracts will at once be let out, and the work commence in good earnest. All success to them. Last winter we were of opinion that the Opeloosas road would be the first to-penetrate Texas. Now we believe the race will be a close one between the two roads. However, it makes lit tle difference which wins, so that both are completed at the earliest practica. ble period. Memphis will be pushing her road along through Arkansas very ihortry after the Legislature of that State assembles and proper authority is obtained. Memphis is aiming in the same direction; and, before ma ny years pass away, we shall see three great roads converging together and connecting at some point not far from the Texas line, from all of which will spring the grand trunk road that will connect the waters of the Missis sippi Valley with those of the Pacific Ocean. St. Louis will, too, in all proba bility, be down with her road by that time, and become a giant feeder of the railroad of the age. Five years will witness the completion of the four roads we have named, and how much longer it will take to build the great trunk road, which will be almost indispensa ble to the ones that will then have been constructed, we leave our intelligent readers to imagine. [Bulletin. Mysterious Disappearance.-The fol lowing is from the New York Herald of the 21st nalt. Oar readers' attention is requested to an advertisement that appears in to day's Herald, headed "8100 Reward." It refers to Mr. Levy, merchant of Bay ou Sara, La., who, during his stay in this city, left his boarding-house, No. 42 Barclay street, with the intention of go ing to Newark and Philadelphia, and Sas not since been heard of. Any in fersmation respecting him will be thank fully received ani liberally rewarded by Morrison, Levy & Co., 15 William street. Clippings from our Exchanges. Mr. Grey, of the Baltimore vein at Wilkesbarre. has taken out a column of coal for exhibition at the Crystal Pa lace, in New York, which measures four feet square and twenty-nine feet in height. Several other mines areI sending smaller specimens. The citi zens of Wilkesbarre have coitributed $1.000 to defray the expenses of movine and transporting these specimens of their coal. The Washington Star says: "A very important question has arisen as to the right of the Government to bring suit for the violation of the new steamboat law, and we are satisfied that the late officers of the Government are of opin ion that, as the law now stands, the Go-. vernmernt cannot do so; and, as a con-: sequence, that all such snits. until Con gress shal! have amended that act, must be brought in the name of an in former, or of some one who has re-: ceived injury, from the failure of steam boat owners or managers to comply with the law's requirements.: The Philadelphia. Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad Company have had surveys made between Elkton and Par kersburg, Pa., with a view of connect ing their road with the Philadelphia' and Columbia road. It is said this branch, if constructed. will commence at Elkton, pass through or near New London, and terminate at Parkersborg, which place is about forty miles from Philadelphia. A system of electrotyping moulds taken of type in wax, is now in use by' the Harpers in New York. Their pro cess is as follows: having taken a mould of the type in wax, they put it into a: solution of copper and apply to it a pow erful galvanic battery. which causes. the copper to be deposited with such accuracy upon the mould as to make a perfect copper face, which will last much longer than the ordinary metal face, without costing any more. The process occupies about twelve hours. An attorney named Van Hovenburgh. has been arrested in New York on the charge of forging decrees of divorces, which he professed to have obtained from the proper courts. foir persons who had made application :o him. In one case he obtained $75 from a lady for a decree divorcing her from her husband. who hadl deserted her and gone to Ca lifornia. A motion had been mal!e be. fore the courts to have his name erased from the rolls of attorneys. A conspiracy to rob the New York Crystal Palace has been detected. The plan was to cut off the main gas pipe, and in the confusion of the consequent darkness. to plunder the exhibition. Great secresy seems to t.e preserved about the matter-probably for the pur= pose ot detectingr the conspirators. The report is given with authority in the Albany Atlas. Some of the Mexicans appear to be of opinion that Santa Anna will ret make good his threat of conquering the United States. The Anstin American of the 17th says: "'A Mexican on the Rio Grande is so sure that Santa Anna will invade and reconquer Texas. that he sold a very valuable tract of land for less than half its worth. A friend told him that tie was a forol. ' Not half I as big atool as you think-w e w il'l tike the country. I shall get back my landl. and the d-d Gringo will lose his mloney." The steamship Uncle Sam. in her re I cent rapid trip to the Pacific, made nearly four hundred miles in one d, . At this rate that vessel would make the Svoyage from Halifax to Galway (1600 miles) in four days: and there can be no doubt, says the New York Mirror. but steamers will be built within five years, if not within one year, that will accomplish the distanice in three and a half days. The Louisville Courier says it is re ported that hogs in Indiana have been contracted for at $2 90 gross, to be de livered at the pens in the fall, and that engagements are offered to be made at 4t cents per pound for pork, delivera ble in December. His Excellency Gov. Manning. of South Carolina, has set apart Thursday. October 13, as a day of fasting, humili,. tion and prayer throughout the State. The Crystal Palace will close on the 1st of December. The stock has de clined from $150 a share to $77 50. The company is clearing on an average $1000 per day. Several water spouts have recently been seen on Lake Ontario. One of them broke on a cliff, with a deafening roar, causing a great commotion in the water. The work on the Alleghany Valley Railroad is being prosecuted with great vigor, it is said. The contractors ex pect to have the cars running between Pittsburg and Kittanning by July next. The grand jury of New York city, it is stated, have indicted over 1,000 li quor dealers for selling without license. About 200 arrests have been made, and others are to follow. The penalty is 825 in each case. In the Sixth Ward 236 persons have been indicted. There have been three hundred deaths from yellow fever at St. Georges, Bermuda, including the Governor. FROM THE LATEST FOREIGN JOURNALS. Among the recent acts of the British Parliament was one to amend the 14th and 15th Victoria, chapter 99, on the law of evidence. Husbands and wives of the parties to any action, suit, or proceedings, except in criminal cases and cases of adultery, are now admis sible witnesses. No husband, however, will be compelled to disclose any com munication made to him by his wife du ring the marriage, nor no wife can be compelled to disclose any communica tion made to her by her husband during the marriage. The Chateau de Beaoregard, near St. Cloud, lately belonging to Miss Howard, is now being embellisked and fitted up as an imperial residence. This chateau was a gift from the Emperor to Miss Howard. When she became the pos sessor of it, she assumed the territorial title of Countess of Beauregard. Louis Napoleon has now purchased his gift at the price of £40,000, but the title is probably not included in the convey ance. The existing form of railway carri age in England is proposed to be al tered so as to accommodate a larger number of persons. The carriage is to be formed of two tiers of seats instead of one, the body being placed low, so as to give the necessary head room for the passengers in each tier. access to be given to the upper tier by side doors, staircases and steps. and to the lower or eroulnt tier by doors placed at the ends, the body havine a projecting plat ftori protected by railings at each end, to enable passengers to enter the end door., with a passage or thoroughfare (as in America) fomw end to end of each carriage, on the lower floor. The Dnblin exhibition was visited on the 2d ult. by upwards of 10,000 persons, 600 rallant tars, from the Vic toria and Albert. the Hogue, and other vessels of the royal squadron at Kings town, being among them. The 2s. 6d. days have been abolished, the charge of admission on all days being only Is. Upon the authority of the auditor of the accounts, it is stated that there is no longer any doubt as to the proceeds.of the Dublin exhibition being sufficient to reimburse its patriotic promoter, as well as to discharge all its liabilities. An iron tubular bridge is being pre pared at London. intended to be thrown across the Nile at Bentra. The trains will pass along the top of the tube. A footpath will be made on each side of the rails. The bridge will be 20 feet above the ordinary level of the water, and the centre portion of it is construct. ed to swing on a pivot, so that the boat traffic may be secured during the rising of the Nile. The Rev. W. Hickey, better known as the Irish agricultural writer, " Martin Doyle," has been pensioned with £80 a year from the Literary Fund. At Santry House, near Dublin, the seat of Sir Compton Donville, there isa collection of swimming, wading and diving birds, comprising nearly 100 dis tinct species. There is to be a railroad through Paris. on which are to run monster om .,ibuses. each drawn by a single horse. An atlas, which had belonged to the Emperor Napoleon I. and on which he traced his principal plans for battle, was recently put up for sale in London, and soddenly withdrawn. The French am bassador purchased it privately for his government, at the price of £60, and it is to be :laced near the tomb of tihe Emperor. by the side of his sword, at the. Hutel des Invalides. The first ship decked and masted that ever arrived direct from the ocean. anchored in the Seine about a month since. Shie had a cargo, and her mast reached a:nost as high as the Louvre. She is a screw propeller, and excited greatly the curiosity of the Parisians, who constantly crowded the quays and bridges to obtain a view of so great a novelty. Mr. Elihn Burrit, who has been for some time residing at the Hague, has communicated to the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs his plan for establish ing a un;i;,rm rat of postage between England agit the East and West Indies ot one penny sterling per letter. His plan was well received, and the Minis ter promised the co-operation of his go vernment. The Chevalier Ronelli, of Turin, di rector of the Sardinian telegraphs, has i:hvented e;ectric weaving machines, destined to replace with advantage the frames a o Ja.cquard, for weaving fig ured stuffs. A sobterraniean powder magazine, in the neighborhood of Otschakow, in Rus sia. and in which 160.000 kilogramtmes of powder were deposited, blew up a sho t time since with a terrific explo sion. A soldier who was on guard was knocked to pieces, and an old man who lived in a hoo.e near the place was killed by the falling of a stone on his head. The roofs of houses and the churches in the town were seriously in jured by the falling of the stones, and an immeuse number of windows were broken. The shock was so great that in the furtress of Kinburn, upwards of five miles from Otschakow, all the win dows in the house of the commandant were broken. THE CALORIC SHIP.-Appleton's Me chanics' Magazine for September gives the following notice of the present con dition of this ship, now in dock: All the supply and working cylin ders of the original construction have been removed entirely, with their pis tons, heaters, levers, regenerators, and air pipes. On the other hand, there have been retained the bed-plate, the principal framing, shafts, cranks, the beautiful valve movement, and evea the connecting rods which in the old arrangement transferred the motion from the working beams to the crank. In place of the four huge sets of cylin. ders standing perpendicularly, there are to be two moderate-sized cylinders on the lite of the keel, and inclined towards each other, making an angle with the keel of about 45 degrees. The supply cylinders are of the same stroke, four in number. Oneis placed on each side of each working cylinder, and worked from the cross-head, in the same manner as pumps are often placed, on each side of the air pump in condensing marine engines. It will thus be seen, that the present engines of the Erics son comprise two working and four sup ply cylinders. The working cylinders are each six feet in diameter, with eight feet stroke. Speaking theoreti cally of both arrangements, these two moderate-sized double-acting engines, are designed to be as efficient as the four large single-acting ones previously employed, in consequence of working with a higher pressure. In these en gines the same air is to be used repeat edly under a high pressure. This is the difference between the present and the former engines of the Ericsson. The regenerator, in a different form, but acting on precisely the same prito ciples, and with, it is presumed, pre cisely the same effect for good or ill, is retained. and continues to be relied on as the chief economic feature. This is the fundamental feature of the calorie engitie, and the supposition that it had been given np would be equivalent to supposing the caloric engine "an obso. lete idea, which is yet far from being the case.