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PEr* ' ' 'jjglBBBj; ■—ULLl—-'i'J-Ll-LLLiL,e_L- ! !«!>. @6* ISa&w. MonTicki.lo, Satuuday, July 12, 11(23. In consequence of (he failure of the norlb ern mail, we have but lit’le news tdr ty-days paper. Female Education.—The great advan tage to society, arising from a correct mode of educating the female youth, is only known to those who have had the benefit of it, and those who have enjoyed the sweet society growing out of a female mind cultivated—of a heart always benevolent; always ready to relief the distres*ed. It is well known to a reasonable man, that an amiable woman pos sessing a correct education, ia always able to guide his steps—who less refined in judg ment, and more impetuous, is often falling inlo errors in getting along this path of time. without the aid of that, almost heaienly, partner. We were led to make the above prefato ry remaiks, on learning that the citizens of this place and vicinity have it completely in their power to give the fair part of their fam ilies, that kind of education that will make them in every respect an ornament to society —an education that will fit them for stations, which are responsible, and which unborn generations may feel the effect. Mrs. Davis, who ha* charge of a female seminaiy in this place, is, from respectable information, abundantly qualified for that highly important task—ol imbibing in the tender bosoms correct principles. We wish, we were capable of doing jus tice tonhis important subject; being but pig my scriblers, we fall far short. We hope some able pen will take up the subject. Next President. — Among the rest of the editors, we have a right to poke out our heads and say something about the ensuing elec tion for chief majestrate of the Union; and we shall, therefore, spend our opinion on the subject according to our judgment and in formation. Our opinion is, that John Q,. Adams will be our next president—and II. Clay will be next on the list, (in the insuing election) and Gen. Andrew Jackson next; as to the other candidates we are unable to say but little, or judge of their chance. The contest will evidently be between Adams and Clav. and Gen. Jack-on will not be far behind. We have strong reason* loi believe that be (Gen J.) wilbget the vote of this state—but true, the vote of Mississippi is but a drop in the bucket. If Kentucky and Ohio should be united for Clay, it is probable be may be elected from a respectable scattering vote in other parts of the union, but f'his is somewhat un certain. It is believed, that Gen. Jackson would have got a respectable vote in Ken tucky. had it not been for an attempt, by the f*gend of an old federal psrfy, in Louis ville. made to force his name up. purposely to hurt the election of Clay.—But the names of some of those persons engaged i:i that cau cus. are sufficient to put down any mans pop ularity in that state. We believe that Adams will get the votes in the New-England stales, and a majority in New.York and Virginia, and a scattering vote in 'he other states, which will elect him. General Jackson, we think, will get the votes of Tennessee, and a respectable scat tering vote. We are surprised at the friends Mr. Craw ford, to think of bolding him up—we cai hear of no part of the union that will gice him even a vote, unless he should get a few in Georgia and Maryland, which is vert aounuui;—Aitnougn, it is said, be has made use of the machine in his hands to gain votes, it appears he lias not succeeded, even in a tolerable degree.—That machine, or rather MONSTER, is yet in its egg of existence; con sequent!y, is not yet fit to manufacture pre sidents for the people—which it certainly will do, if fostered and reared to a state of maturity; and if once it commences, once gets the chain wrought, it will he difficult to prevent or remove it. The Cabawba Press of June 28, savs, “It is rumored that Com. Stewart is about to resign the command of our squadron in the Pacific ocean, and that he will be succeeded by Captain Hull.” HlOM THE WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN. NAVAL. Wo take great pleasure in announcing to the public that a work is in operation, which will, we are sure, be highly estimated bv the American people.—It is a work which proposes to give a clear and perfect view of. no’ only ail the act' in the government, from i's origin, out of which ou Navy grew, hut also, the1 r results; whether they relate to it. co.t an I equipment, through the several “♦ag-'s of its increase, or i.t brilliant victo " K rie«; or, when these happened, its defeats. A good deal df analysis, and criticle remark : will be interspersed through the volumes; and frfem the situation which the author has long held hi the Navy Department, affording ready access to the records.and frountbespe cimen we have seen in the chapter on “Gtin Boats" we think Mr. Uoedsborough, the author, has a fair claim to, not only the plea-ure. that will arise out of consciousness of hth ing given to his country a work of great public utility, but to pecuniary remu neration also—for we think such a work is a desideratum with the American people. The Navy is very dear to them as is every thing that relates to it. I —*—:: — i GREAT MATCH RACE. j NEW-YORK, MAY 28. I he remit of the Great Match Race, was’ communicated to our readers last evening in a Postscript, although we had not ascertain . ed the time employed in running with suffi ceiit accuracy to warrant a statement The lace was sharply contested, and it was the first in which Eclipse has ever found it ne cessary to run the third heat. The result is as follows:— Eclipse, 2 11 Henry, 12 2 I Time of running the first heat, 7m. 37 1-2 Second do. 7m. 39 Third do. 8m. 24 The time occupied in this race we believe is unequaled in the annals of American sportsmen; we doubt whether any two hors es can be produced in England at this time superior in fleetness and bottom to Eclipse and Henry. Eclipse having lost the first heat liy about half^ length, betting became brisk, the odds against the northern horse; but the somewhat fallen spirits of our jockies were soon revived, by the intelligence that the | rider was to he changed for their favorite "Purdy. During tue two first rounds of the second heat, IJenry toot the lead, but in the third Eclipse shot by, and finally caine in several lengths ahead, amidst the shouts and cheers of an immense concourse of specta tors The southern rider then became a little disheartened, and an other was substituted. The horses both went off for'the last time in tine style. Ellipse had the advantage ijp start ing of about two lengths, which he maintain ed for die two-first miles. In the third mile Henry came up within about a length, but could sain no more, and Eclipse finally came out about a length and a half ahead — thus winning 40,000 dollar^besides bets in this rib , va.« it is conjectured, to the amount ol 150,000 dollars more and probably as much more indifferent parts of the Union. It is supposed by many that Eclipse would not have lost the first heat, had he been •mounted by Purdy; but the unprecedent speed with which it was run, shows that neither horse is wanting fleetness, and the fact that Henry maintained a sharp contest throughout, and gained during the whole of the last round, also shows that for a four \ears old, he is not deficient in bottom. Al though bea'eii, he is nevertheless a noble horse, and one of which Virginia may well he proud. Of his age he is probably the fin est hurse in the world, •Show me a city,” says the renowned 1 ristram Shandy, “so macerated with expec tation who neither eat, or drank, or slept or prayed, or hearkened to the calls either of religion ornature, for seven arid-twenty days together, Who cotfld have held out one day longer!” Such whs ,|)e anxiety of the Stras burgers to wiiness the return of the stranger with the wonderful nose, and we may almost Ti'v me mnarmants of (ins goodly city, and ihe coulds of strangers, from eveiy pait of Ihe Union who swarm among us like Ihe locusts of Egypt. Nor was'the throng which sallied from Strasburg to meet the courteous stranger, greater than that from this city yesterday Seven thousand! coaches,’’ says the veracious Tristam, ‘'7000* coaches—-15,000 single-horse chairs; 20 000 waggons, crowded0s full as they pould hold, with senators, counsellors,” ladies and gen tlemen—others following, some on foot, and some on horseback, some led and some driv en. It was even so here, on this great occa-1 simi. Never at any one time, was such a crowd collected together and swarmed forth! Ircm tlie city of (jothatn. And what is strange to relate, it is said that no accident happen ed of a more serious nature than the smash ing of a carriage, or the upsetting of a curi cle. After the race was concluded, the mem bers ot (he Club, and a large number of -tr. ngers, sal dow n to an ex. elient and splen did dinner pit-pared by i\lr. Nihlo.at a pa vilion elected for that purpose. After ihe * loth was removed, a number of appropri te toasts were drank—and the company epaiati-d n: good spirits and vvidi good feei ng—the Southron^ hearing their defeat and : °'s "i:l* 'he best possible grace. Thus has ended the gnat match he, ween the North mu South —the last of the kind, we hope, ve shall ever hear of. r ^ A rumor is afloat that Eclipse is to run a-| ;afnsl Sir Henry again before the sport clos ;s, for a bet of $5000 dollars—the south' igainst the north—a single beat. If this be ! lot done, it is whispered among the know ng ones, that the southerns before reluming loinp intend to “walk in to’’ the northern ockies, with a challenge to run Henry a gainst Eclipse at Washington, next fall, for my sum fn in 25.000 to 50,000 dollars. We ■cally hope not. N. York paper. i <3?— "•ROM POULSOn’s AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER TO THE MEDICAL PROFESSION. fn almost every section of our country, epidemic fevers, peculiar in character, and singularly laltal, have for the last few years, prevailed to an alarming extent. Desirious of improving science, and serv ing the interests of humanity, by directing the attention of physicians to their investi gation, the proprietor of the American Med ical Recorder is induced to offer a premium af one hundred dollars, or a gold medal of equal value, with an appropriate inscription, [at the op:ion ol the author,] for the best essay on their causes, nature, mode of treat ment, Sic. Sic. The essays will be submitted to the deci sion of not less than four respectable physi cians; and in order (o obviate the chance of partiality, the candiates are requested to for ward their names and address. The successful essay will be published in the American Medical Recorder; and as it is desirable that it should appear in the num ber for January, 1824, communications [post paid] to (be publisher, James Webster, No. 24 South Eighth street, will be received un til the 15th ot November next. Philadelph ia, May 6, 1823. AFFAIRS OF SWEDEN. The speech of the King of Sweden, at the opening of the States General, form a most refreshing contract to the illiberal and des potic principles which have issued of late Irom the Holy Alliance. All the notice he takes of any thing out of Swedco, is to say that the events of our age furnish proofs of the evils of revolutions, which generally produce ilemocrotic anarchy or despotic oppressions. He tells the nobility that they were institut ed for the defence of the state, and desires them to continue to imijate the virtues of their ancestors, and to Inlie for then device, “Honour the country and the King." He tells the Clergy to preach concord, peace, and obedience to the laws. He tells the Bur gesses to make commerce and industry flour ish, which to a free country are as advan tageous as victories. He bids the peasants congratulate themselves as the fostering par ent generation, and of those that will suc ceed; and never to regard with disdain the plough which affords to their fellow country men their principal supplies. He calls upon them all to make laws in consistence with the constitution. He tells them that experience has informed him that it is for the advan tage of the country, that the judicial power should be independent of the Crown; and adds that a message to that effect will be communicated to them. He then speaks of the currency of the country, as a thing to be approached with the utmost caution, and to temper carelessly with which is sure to pro duce disagreeable consequences. He then expresses his determination to diminish the public burthens as far as possible; and di rec s their attention to the public works of the country, and thanks them for the help they have given him towards them. He con cludes with stating his intention to marry his son to the daughter of the King of Bava ria.—London paper. CHINA. Prevalence of Infanticide Among ike Chinese. Mr. Med hurst, one of the Missionaries of Ine London Missionary Society, at Pulo Penang, gives the following confirmation of Ihe reports respecting this horrible practice in China:— A man came to me for medicine, with whom 1 conversed a while privately. I asked liim how long he had left China, and wheth sr he never thought upon bis family there. He said, he frequently thought on them, and intended next year to return and visit them, for he had three sons and one daughter who' was married. “I had another daughter,” he idded, “but I did not briag her up.” “Not bring her up,” said I: “what did you then io with her?" “I smothered her,” said he: ‘this year, also, l heard by letter that anoth 3r daughter was born: 1 sent word to have hat smothered also, but the mother has pre served it alive.” 1 was shockhed at this >peech; and still more, at the horrid indifier :nce with which he uttered it. “What!” said , “murder your own children! do you not htidder at such an act?” “Oh! no,” said he: ‘it is a iery common thing in China: we put he female children out of the way, to save he trouble of bringing them up: some re*, pte b -'t smolhcied fiveorsixdaugh.er ! ‘ My horror was increased by his continued indifference, and the lightness with wltwh such crimes ate perpetrated in China w ith impunity’; w hich must be the case, when hey are related without le it of detection, as he common occurrences of life. I telt that I had a murderer by my side; who must, without repentance, inevitably perish. I told him plainly, that lie bad committed a most dread ful sin, that he was in danger ot eternal wrath. Though I said this with (he greatest seriousness ami earnestness, at first lie only laughed; and it was some time before he would acknowledge that he had done wron?: however, afterwards he seemed to feel a lit tle concerned, and 1 hope affected. What an awful view does this present of the “Celes tial Empire,” loaded with crime, deluged with blood, and ripe for destruction! ICE ISLANDS. TheEuprates from Liverpool, on the 27tb ult. in lat. 42 30, long, 59, fell in with Isl- * ands of ice, and contin led to pass them till next morning—counted 27 large ones, and saw a great number of smaller bodies. Pass ed within a cable’s length of 5 of the largest. To one of them was attached fragment- of rocks, small stoues, and grayish earth. They appeared about 60 feet high and about half a mile in length—some of them with broken cragged tops, and others level. They quite becalmed the ship—numerous sea fowls, a small kind of duck, and several seals were jSfien about them. On the same day. the Man Jhattan fell in with several large islands of ice on the Grand Bank. On the 26th the I John Dickinson, from Belfast in la . 43 35, [long. 50, fell in with about 100 islands of ice, some of them supposed then to be 150 feet high, and a mile in length. 4ih the biig L. M. Pelham, from Limerick, in lat. 49 30 passed 17 islands of ice.— Statesman. ---.— from rio Janeiro. FROM THE NORFOLK HERALD. NORFOLK. MAV 2!. flie brig Eliza Reilly, captain Small, ar med at Iliis port from Rio Janeiro, left that I place on the 9th of April. Capt. S. was de i tained a considerable time at Rio by an em bargo laid on that port while the Brazilian fleet was fitting out for the purpose of block ading St. Salvador. TV fleet .-ailed on the 3d of April, and consisted of the flag-ship Pedro Primeiro, of 78 guns, two frigates aud several sloops of war and brigs, the whole under the command of Lord Cochrane. Ma. diera s fleet at St. Salvador was represented to be equal to Cochrane’s and well manned. Great complaints were made of the improper means used at Rio to inveigle the seamen from the mercant vessels in that port to man the Brazilian fleet; some of them were entire ly deserted by their crews. Capt. Small has favored us with a Rib paper of the 2d April. The only article of any interest contained in it is the' following decree of the Brazilian Emperor, declaring the blockade of Bahia. 8 Decree of Blockade of the port of Bahia. It being one of my most sacred duties, as Constitutional Emperor and perpetual defen der of the Empire, to adopt all measures au thorized by ihe rights of nations to secure the tranquility of the state and repel force bv force: and it being well known that the Por tuguese troops, committing hostilities in this Empire, continue at Bahia, by keeping opes the port of that city, f have thought proper to declare, and do hereby declare, the said port to be rigorously blockaded, and do here after prohibit the entry of all and every na tional or foreign vessel, whether of war or in the merchant service, while the Portu guese troops remain there; and all vessels in. fringing this, my Imperial Decree, shall in cur thp nonaltw _l ■ • j -'ii outu u isca uy the law of nations. Luiz da Cunha Moreira, n'y Counsellor of State, Minister and Secre tary of the Navy, is charged with the excu tion of this Decree. Palace of Rio Janeiro, 29th March, 1823, second year of Indepen dence and of the Empire. noticeT * S BY virtue of the law in such case made and provided, and the authority within 4 me vested, I have levied upon the North half of Lot Number twenty-six, bounded as follows, to wit: on the East forty-eight and halffeet by Jefferson Sfreet, on the South one hundred and ninety-nine feet by the South half of Lot number twenty-six, on the West by Irwin Street forty-eight and a half feet, on the North one hundred and nin ty-nine feet by Lot number eight, as tie property of Daniel M’Gahey, which I sh I expose to public sale with all the apperten. ances belonging thereon, at the court house door of Lawrence county, on the first Mon day m October next, to satisfy a claim of Taxes, imposed in the v«ar 1822, amount ing to the sum of ten dollars. SAMUEL STAMPS, 1 ax Collector far Larorer.cc county. Monticello, May 31, 1823-9-6m