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PJUXSC WHERE WE CAN AND CENSURE WHEIIE WE
MCST.
MORGANTOWN, Va.
SATURDAY, November 11, 1834.
FAVCY PRINTING,
We have Eupplied ourselves with all the
materials nrassanr for doing fancy work?
tuch as Gold and Silver Bronze, Red, Blue
and Green Ink?line glazed Paper of various
hues, &c? and we have the requisite skill
and experience to use them to advantage.?
Ordera for fancy Labels, &c. will bo prompt
ly attended to.
Cutting Off Delinquents.
We shall begin next week to cut off all
definquenls of more than a year's standing;
lirsl taking care to render bills ami provide
lor collecting all amounts due, by legal pro
caw, where no attention shall be paid to our
demand.?Pittsburg Journal.
ST" That's right. No una working day
and night for Ihe entertainment of a set of
drones, especially these times, when every
thing is enormously high, and must be paid
1'or in cash. The subscription of a newspa
per ought to be paid yearly 8nd should not
be permitted to run over that. We have a
few names on out list who owe for three
?vears; they must pay soon, else their bills,
without respect to persons, will be placed in
the hands of an officer for collection. We
don't wont to be trifled with.?JPasAtngfon
Commonwealth.
And we, of the Monongalia Mirror,
have been trifled with, by a certain class of
readers, to Ihe full extent of our forbearance.
This class exists, we suppose, in every com
munity, but it requires some time to find
them out. A portion of them sport the title
of Colonel, Esquire, Ceo., seek oflice all the
lime, and get it sometimes, after running up
a bill with the Printer for "Circulars," and
the like, which ?hey/orgel to pay, and, with
their newspaper bills, leave as a legacy by
which to remember them! Others again, of
the regultFtoo/er genus, who have no tan
gible property, real nor personal, and no
sense of honor that can be aroused, will
lake any and every paper that comes in their
way, and leave the Publishers to whistle for
their pay! And then you may score up a
precious scamp, now and then, who belongs
to no genus, class or order upon earth, and
who will take the premium for rascality at
the first Hogue's Fair that i? held. Take a
look it a specimen or two. One is introdu
ced to us as an influential citizen of a neigh
boring county?he proposes to become an
Agent for the paper?procures a list of sub
Miibers, and collects the pay from them, and
Ibit it the last we hear ol him! Another
gives in his name as a subscriber-receives
(ihe paper one month, and then sells out his
* "Interest in it to a neighbor for cash down, and
gets royally drunk on the proceeds of his rn
ginuity! We shall purge our books of all
such patrons, end give them an opportunity
settle up officially. If they fail to do this
we shall exhibit them loth* public in our
BUT Zj 1ST, and there leave them.
CdrThis IS s fair warning?given in down
nght earnost?and we hope it will be heed
ed by all concerned.
(?}- We are just now in pressing nted of
money to meet our Pnpcr-Maker's draft nnd
other obligations?and will esteem it a gient
tavor if all indebted will assist us at their
*ery earliest convenience.
Steam Kill.
' There in pressing need nf a Steam
. Fluur Mill in thin placo. Tlio liver
Mills arc unable to meet the demands
..f tho community, and the smaller
?".reams ot o not to be relied upon during
aumrner, and utterly useless in such a
season as the past, A number of farm
ers from the mountain legion liave been
nnd are still under the necessity of go
ing h distance of fifteen or twonly miles
id Choat River, to get their grinding
?lone. Woulu not some of our capital
ists find their advantage, as well as that
?f the public, in getting a good Steam
Mill in operation with as little delay as
possible 1 We suggeBl the matter fur
their serious consideration.
The Money Jlnrkct,
In Pittsburg sod Wheeling, and no doubt
Vi all other manufacturing cities in the weal,
it extremely tight. Owing lo low water in
the Ohio, it hat bten impossible to ship the
products of the workshops, or to realms
their value. Huntlredt of tons of manufac-l
turnl iron, gla?s, kc. are stored up in sit
ing for a rise in ihe Rivers.
The enterprising proprietors of our Doat
Yard arc realizing, in a measure, the fame
inconvenience. They have several Herges
Bllual, and Moult on the stocks, from which
iliey can realize no' material aid until de
livered and no delivery cuu readily be ef
fected without more water.
TIm Kansas Herald of Freedom.
Tho tritt No. uf u beautifully printed
paper, bearing the above title, anil dated
at Wakaiusu, Kansas territory, lias
made it* way to ourolfice. Itseonlcnts
?re chielly oiiginal, and tlio main olyeot
.,f the tianer is ovideutly to foster North
ern emigration to th? new territory.
lis future success, i?s well a? that ol the
oimse to Which it is devoted, will de
pend upon its intrinsic merrte.
ur We have just received an interesting
----- gentleman, formerly uf
Trouble Br6w4ng.
The Baltimore and Ohio Jlailroad Com
pany are making arrangements to form a
connection with the Central Ohio Railroad,
by crossing the river at a point four milts
below the City of Wheeling. The groat ob
ject is, to accomplish a ihrough trip between
New York and Cincinnati, by this route, in
shorter time than can be done on the Penn
sylvania Central Railroad.
The City of Wheeling, being a large stock
holder in the B. and 0. R. R., has applied
for an injunction to arrest the preparations
for crossing betow town, deeming it both
their right and their interest to have the ter
minus as now fixed, or at least to have the
passengers carried through Wheeling.
I What will be the result of this application
we know not?but there is loud whispering
in certain quarters that, if the injunction is
refused, there will be a second edition of the
famous Erie War, upon an enlarged scale.
We cannot see that any thing promising
to be an equivalent for the espouse of cross
ing below town, (to say nothing of the con
fusion that may ensup,) is to be realized by
this movement. The saving of time, when
ever there is drift-wood or ice in the river,
will be " over the left." The four miles of
road may be run in about as many minutes,
and the Bridge can certainly be crossed with
greater facility than can be done in boats of
any construction.
To our comprehension, this whole move
ment has an exceedingly small seeming, for
a great Company, controlled by great minds,
to be engaged in. It is difficult, in the face
of such doings, to get rid of the impression
that the B. & 0. R. R. made their terminus
at Wheeling with great reluctance, and are
determined to cut the connection, without
much regard to stipulations entered into, or
plighted faith.
We shall look for the result of this affair
with considerable anxiety.
Ynluablc Discovery.
A mine of Block Tin is said to havo been
di?oovered in Upshur county, i* this State,
which promises to bo of great value. We
are informed that a portion of the Ore ha3
been taken to Baltimore, and upon investi
gation by a competent person, proves to pro
duce 80 per cent. We also understand that
our townsman, Mr. Robert Morrison, and
another gentleman, with the discoverer,
have purchased a thousand acres of the land
upon which this treasure was discovered,
aud intend immediately to prove its value
by the necessary operations. Its location is
about SO miles above Fetterman, on the
head waters of Buckhanan river.
The Burns House, Fairmont,
We are gratified lo see that the proprie
tors of this House have enlarged it by the
addition of several mom;, and that it lias
been tastefully painted, papered and fitted up
in every part, for the entertainment of
guests, so that even the most fastidious will
have no reasonable ground of complaint.?
It is, in a word, a first-rate House. The lo
cation is not only convenient to travelers by
Railroad, but loall others. Those who cross
the Suspension Bridge are there at once?
while those going to town fioitt other points
of th? compass will necessarily have to "see
the Can,'' and here i? the place lo gratify
their curiosity and attend to their personal
oomlort at the same time. We have not en
countered a belter furnished table for many a
day?anil as to the liquors, they are precise
ly to our liking, the usual ami choice variety
being tea, coffee, and pure cold icater. The
bed* are such as a lasty traveler knows how
to appreciate?and belween the dry jokesof
the senior, and Ihe studiously polite atten
tion of the junior partner of the concern,
tlirro Is nothing lacking to make one feel es
sentially at home, if lie deserves a " home"
that i? worthy of the name. The charges
are moderate tor the times.
VV'p. were net aware, until recently, that
the Burns House was any thing more than
nil eating house for Railroad passengers?
but we now learn that Lawyers, Jurors and
Witnesses attending Court, as well as per
sons traveling by private conveyance, are
amply accommodated.
The M'Lure House, Wheeling,
Every man was made to fill some station
or other, and Or. Watson Coi r seems to be
peculiarly adapted to the management of
thin world in miniature, the M'Lurc House,
with its hosts of guests, servants, &c. The
entire esttiblishnienluppearsto be in perfect
Older, and to proceed with the regularity of
clock-work. The Ladies' Parlors, aud Gen
tlemen's ditto, tocether with Reading Room,
Smoking Room, &c., afi'ord amplo facilities
for enjoyment, without crowding or annoy
ance. in the eating department, whatever
you choose to eall for is forth-coming al a
word, and prepared in the choicest manner.
The lodger is supplied with a safe room and
excellent bud. The thirstij, we presume, are
referred lo a refuge, aoinewharo in the low
er regions, (or basement,| for the gratifica
tion of ilieir longings after the ardent.
The M'Lure Housu is no doubt doing u fine
business, notwithstanding the great disad
vantage of suspended river navigation.
The Ileymer House, Wheeling.
Our old friend Caldwell, formerly of I'res
i ton countv, is pursuing the even tenor of Ilis
> way at the Beytner House, 011 Wain street,
a short distance north of the Suspension
j Bridge. With u roomy house, and ample
, accommodations?* disposition to oblige, an
extended experience.? his line, and a deter
mination lo preserve the strictest order, liis
House is a desirable stopping-place lor tra
veler?, ami persons who attend market. If
those Sylio stop here are not fully satisfied
with tli'eir entertainment, they must be hard
to please.
A Beet?Itcilt it ivlio cun!
Col. A. S. Vance* of this vicinily, has
sent at a Beet which weighs ten pound*,
and measures tWjjfcfeet two inches ill circi>rn
Icreuce! rr*n?clSfor 1 dry stwtm. |
? ?
A Great Oiitrngc.
We lire sorry to be obligod (says the
Pittsburg Christian Advocate) to record
an outrage committed in Ellsworth,
Maine, which reflects disgrace upon the
citizens of that place, and may be em
ployed to discredit our free institutions.
The following brief account is from one
of our exchanges. We may add it ..the
same transaction referred to by our cor
respondent, 'Rcpu(iliWs< on the fust
P"m Rev John Bapst, a Catholic priest
had visited tlmt place for the purpose or
attending to his ministerial dunes, and
was staying at the house of a member
of his church, when on Saturday evening
the 14th in,t, he was forcibly taken out
0f the house by a gang of rowdies,
mostly young men and boys, ""PP?"1
naked, fobbed of his money and watc I,
tarred and feathered, and rode on a rail.,
! After suffering these indignities, he was
able to walk back to his friend a house,
and attended to his duties on the fol
lowing (lay. The immediate cause of
the outrages was a dispute about a
readin" book in the public schools, to
which "the priest objected, and which is
Tow the subject of judicial examination
and decision."
In addition to the above we have met
the following, which shows that Bapst
i. an unprincipled villain, furnishing
very great provocation, though by no
means justifying the mot. in their sum
mary proceedings. We extract from
tbe Ellsworth Herald:
"Let any one take iho matter home,
and imagine themselves insulted and a
bused as have been the people of Ula
worth, by an intriguing Jeauit-a
wretch whose cruelty lias driven to des
pair at least one woman, who "ever did
aught against him?a cold-blooded vil
lain, who cursed the poor woman in
Belfast, and caused her to abandon the
husband of her love, because a Protest
ant?a scoundrel who would well adorn
the torture-room of the holy Inquisition
and his holy Church; imagine all this,
and then suppose Inm to return to the
place from whence public opinion had
driven him, at the time when the whole
community were in deep anxiety about
the Ellsworth Bank, and have the im
pudence to assert that the troub e had
all happened on account of Ins liawng
cursed Mr. Tisdale, the President,who
was also one of the School committee.
[,et any American take this home to ins
own town, and we venture 'o assert
that, no matter what hisjudgmont might
teach, his feelings would prompt him to
nay, " Put him through.'
! We do not thus allude to the cause
'as a justification of the riot, but by way
I of showing how great has been the ag
gravation. And furthermore, we wish
i to state that Bapst was not so badl)
! treated, as represented by the Bango
! panel's. He stated on Monday morning
boi'ore leaving here, that lie did
complain, and that he washand ed^r
eeiitly. Butlheiiheissiichttliarlh.it
fhere is no believing hi.n. and on the
contrary we think lie was handled la
ther roughly. Bapst s statement that
he was robbed is in keeping ,wUl' !'6
one made to n poor widow of this place,
last winter, who paid him Slo to pray
her husband's body home from Califoi
nia, when he told her the ve. > spot
where it reposed in the papnl burying
ground of this town, and that they must
not dig there, or it would disappear for
ever."
Indiana Money?Advice.
We find the following advisory article
in regard to Indiana money, in the No
vember edition of "Kennedy's Bank
Note and Commercial Review "?good
authority by the way :
"With regard to Indiana money, our
advice to those who are able tu hold it,
is, not to sacrifice it. About a million
? >f it lias already been returned anil re
deemed with the State Slocks deposited
as security fur it, and the whole will
800n be put out of circulation in a simi
lar maimer, The securities are ample
for its ultimate redemption, dollar for
dollar; but, inasmuch as thirty duys
must elapse, after protesting the notes
for non-payment, before the Stock can
be sold to redeem litem, the process re
ijuims a little patience.
About 57,500,000 of this money was
originally put in circulation. One mil
lion lias since heon redeemed, and tho
whole is now driven from business cir
cles. The issue of such a vast amount
must havo contributed immensely to the
inflation of prices of produce, as well
us stimulated speculation in dangerous
enterprises; and its sudden withdrawal
from circulation cannot be otherwise
than disastrous to the whole communi
ty within its reach. Much distress and
loss have beun occasioned by its depre
ciation, and the effect upon commerce
generally has been fatal in tho extreme.
Important Decision.
A suit involving a charge of malprac
tice was decided in Jefferson on Saturday
last aguinst a physician, damages five hun
dred dollars. The plantiff, said to be an
intemperate man, had his thigh-bone Cinc
tured, and sued the physician for a detect
ive reduction of the fracture. Even with
the most careful patient in such a case it
is easy to see the great risk encountered
by a doctor,?a risk we thing which will
be cautiously run hereafter,in Jefferson,
should the sufferer be an intemperate and
or course unmanageable patient?Win
cluster Virginian.
It is computed that the Mormons in
Great Britain number about 60,000, in
Utah 50,000, and not leas than 40,000are
scattered over Iowa, Missouri, Illinois,
Wisconsin and olher Western Stiles, ma
king in ?ll 150,000 belonging Iq this sin
gular sect.^
Gkiteral News.
Prom the Detroit Free Prest, Oct. 23.
dreadful" accident.
Collision on the Great Western Railway
Great Loss of Life.
One of the most dreadful Railroad
accidents that ever occurred, took place
yesterday ttiorning, about thirty miles
from this city. The passenger train on
the Great Western Kailroad, due here
ut 11.20 P. M., on Thursday, came in
collision at five minutes past 5 A.M.,
on Friday, with a gravel train, a short
distance east of Baptist Creek. The
loss of life that ensued was very great.
The passenger train?of which Mr.
G. F. Nutter was Conductor, and Thom
as Smith, Engineer?left the Suspen
sion Bridge at the usual time on Thurs
day afternoon. The Train consisted of
I four first-class, two baggage cars, and
had on hoard a large number of passen
i gors. At Sr. George it came up with !
a gravel train, which was oft' the track-,
and was delayed in consequence about
an hour arid a half. When the train
had got under way again, a freight train
was in advance, which it was obliged to
follow as far as Princeton, thereby lo
sing considerable more time.
At 1 A. M., the train left London.?
After having run some three or four
miles from that place, the cylinder end
of the locomotive burst, which of course
brought the train to a standstill. An
engine was sent from London, which
drew the train back to that place, where
another engine was attached, and the
train started again for Windsor, going
quite slow, the Conductor having given
orders to the Engineer not to run at a
rapid rate, as the night was dark and
foggy. When the train left London the
second time, it was about four hours be
hind time.
A few minutes after 5 o'clock, when
near Baptist Creek, the passenger train,
which was proceeding at the rate of a
bout twenty miles an hour, came in col
lision with a gravel train which was
j bucking towards the east at the rate of
10 or 12 miles an hour. The gravel
I train was composed of 15 earn, heavily
loaded with wet gravel. Tho shock
I produced by the collision was tremen
! ilous. The second class cars were mash
j ed into atoms, and nearly every person
| in them killed or dreadfully injured.?
The first first-class car was also badly
smashed, and most of the passengers in
the front part of it met with the same
fale as the passengers in the second class
cars.
The scone presented after the collis
ion was u horrible one. Intermixed
with the fragments of the brolion cms,
dead bodies lay in profusion, many of
I III'rn mangled in the most dreadful man
tier; while from out the heap of ruins
proceeded the grouns and shrieks of the
wounded.
The passengers who were so fortu
natoas to oscupe uninjured, immediate
ly set to work to draw out the wounded
and dead from the heap of ruins in which
J they lay. At II o'clock, A. M., the
bodies of twenty-live men, eleven wo
men and ten children, had been brought
to light, and it was supposed that from
len to twenty others yet remained to be
discovered. Twenty-one men and 20
women and children were found to be
badly injured?many of them fatally.?
Several of the dead were crushed out
of all human shape, presenting a heart
sickening sight.
The two second-class cars, which
bore I ho main brunt of the collision,
were filled with emigrants, mustly Ger
mans. The first first-class cur, a num
ber of the inmates of which were killed
ami others wounded, also contained
some emigrants.
The second, third and fourth first-class
curs were somewhat in jured, and some
of the passengers received some iiiju
lies, but none, we uuduistand, of a dan
gerous character.
Mr. 11. P. Toms, of this city, who
was on board the ill-fated train, and
from whom we derived the greater por
tion of the foregoing melancholy par
ticulars, informs us that, in the opinion
of the passengers, no blame attaches to
either the conductor or engineer of the
passenger train. The train was thrown
behind lime by a series of unfortunate
circumstances over which its officers had
no control, and every inousure was ta
ken by them to guurd against the occur
rence of accident.
From all the facts wo bavo ueen able
to ascertain, the fault of the Occident
rests upon ? watchman, who full asleep,
upon his post, and on waking, informed
the master of the gravel train that the
passenger train had passed. Supposing
this to be the Tact, tho gravel train start
ed, and in a short lime came in collis
ion with tho passenghr train. Two
mon on the gravel train were killed.
The engineer and fireman of the pas
senger train escaped almost miraculous
ly from serious injury.
Among tho passengers nn the ex
press train were Thomas F. Meagher
and 0. A. Brownson.
At an early hour in Uie forenoon yes
terday, several physicians from this
city left for the scene of the disaster.
The people of Fago county are nobly
determined to carry out their will in sup
pressing the sale of ardent spirits in their
midst. At the last term of the Circuit
Court, 71 indictments were found lor sel
ling liquor without license. I'ut'em
through.
Howto Cat India llubhcr,?As Ihi*
useful article is now much used in rural
district?, the following method for cutting
it neat and clean, may be useful: Simply
dip the knife in water, and you will cut
I il like a pioCc of green
Transmitted for the Baltimore American.
ARRIVAL OF THE ARABIA.
THREE DATS UTER FROM EUROPE.
The Bombardment of Sevastopol Com
menced?Great News Expected?Im
pregnable Poiition of the Allies? Great
Aduance in Breadstuff's, fyc.
New Voiik, Nov. 3.?Tlio steamer
Arabia arrived at her wharf at 8 o'clock
this morning, bringing dates from Liv
erpool to the 21st ult.
The steamer City of Mancliostersail
ed frofti Liverpool to Philadelphia dti
the 18th ult.
There is no news of a decisive char
acter from the seat of war that can bo
relied upon, I hough rumors of tho fall
of Sevastopol were aguiu abundant.
Tho advance in hreaiistufls will gen
erally astonish operators in this country
who liavo been confidently anticipating
a decline.
The greatest anxiety prevails through
out England and Franco, especially
I with regard to the progress of operations
at Sevastopol.
From tho Seat of War.
Tho bombardment of Sevastopol was
commencod on tho 13th ult., fioin two
hundred pieces of heavy artillery at a
long range.
Omar Pacha had gone to the Crimea
to attend a council of war, and it was
believed that his furces would go there
also.
Monschikoff had be'e'n partially rein
forced, and still maintained his position
to tho north of the city.
Reports were again circulated simul
taneously at Vienna, Paris and London,
of the full of Sevastopol, and large stock
operations weie made on the faith of
the statement, but the public is slow to
believe the rumor. Tho government
employees say that serious intelligence
was looked for before the beginning of
November.
In the absonce of news of active op
erations the papers are mainly filled
with accounts oi the positions and pro
jected operations of the various forces.
Odessa accounts to the 8th say that
Gortschakoff, was at that place, and
MenschikofT, who admitted that he could
not maintain his positions.
Bakshigrai had sent his army to Se
vastopol.
The Russian corps of 15,000, posted
near Sevastopol, had opened fire on*the
besiegers, and great operation} were
daily expected. L ^
General Canrobert had notified the
French Government that the allies' po
sitions were impregnable, being defend
ed by eighty thousand men ami 200
guns, and could beheld against200,000
Russians.
Constantinople letters to the 12th ult.
say that 3,000 of the foreign legion and
4,000 Turks had just loft fur tho Crimea.
In couscqoeuce of the correspond
ence found in MenseliikolTs effects cap
tured at Alma several important arrests
have been made at Varna.
Two British steomurs have been or
deied to the sea of Azof to bombard
the town of Kurtcli.
Lord Radclilfe had succeoded in pro
curing u firman to suppress the trade
in Circassian and Georgian slaves.
A large portion of the French Baltic
fleet had returnod to Cherbourg.
A rumor was current that the Danish
Government would probably permit the
British fleet to winter at Kiel.
Tho Journal of St. Petersburg of the
14th contains a telegraphic despatch
from Vienna stating that the commis
sioners of the Western Powers and of
Austria, and Turkey had met at Con
stantinople to arrange the question of
the prolectorato on the basis of the
proposal made by the Austrian Cabinet.
The Eastern War.
The English press looking to the
probability that the fall of Sevastopol
will not bring Russia to terms, aro bo
ginning to ask what is to be the next
step against the Czar. Tho Liverpool
Journal, alluding to such a contingency,
says it is very puzzling to decide how
the contcsl is to be carried on. The
editor adds:?
St. Putarsburg can only bo taken by
an army. Have we the army 1 Have
tho French and English together, an ar
my such as the groat Napoleon consid
ered requisite for a conquest of Russia?
They have not, together, 500,000 men;
and Louis Napoleon is not so foolish as
to empty France of soldiers. He fears
the Monarchists, and ho fears the Re
publicans; and ha is bound also to fear
tho Prussians?who might diverge nut
of neutrality into the Russianisiti. We
might together, collect an army suffi
ciently strong to beat Nicholas out of
his capitol?probably he would bo Fa
bin, and retire with his army to Mos
cow. He will, we aro told, never give
in ; and he lias a large territory to re
tiro on. So long as the war is morcly
a military war, thcie Is thou no security
whatever, that we can bring him to con
ditions we require.
Inasmuch as, at present, we aro not
feeling the coot of the war?aro revel
ling in corn, prosperity, and are begin
ning to see that commerce does not ne
cessarily sull'er in war time?tho chan
cos of prolonged hostilities may be dis
cussed with considerable phlegm. Tho
alliance between England and Franca
seeins stable; and tliore is felt, in that
a vast security for the future. But wo
should begin lit once, to realize what
Sevastopol loads to, and to consider
" what next V 01 course, the Crimea
could be takon possession of by tm ajlied
army, and, the Russian fleet destroyed,
Turkey would than be safe. But, can
vie keep an allied army in the Crimea
for over! Is a Tuikish army to be
kept in the field forever, or at Buutra
bia; ami are the Wallachians to bo sen
tenced forever to a military occupation?
Are we equal to tlie weight of keeping
Russia down? for she would load no
chance of getting up.
Our ministers fuel the difficulty, and
will be compelled to throw themselves
on the country. The question of the
day, then, is?as Russia is to be coh
tjuered, effectually) neither in the Cri
mea nor at St. Petersburg?ought we
not to attack her via Poland ? That is
to say,?is the war only to be ended by
a European conflagration ? In other
words, must we enter on a political war
against Russia?
There is another method and one that
rocommeuds itself to the sentiment of
the time. Wo need not invade Ruisia;
we need not take St. Petersburg, nor
provoko another conflagration at Mos
cow;?we have only to wait whore we
are, and Russia must submit. Sevasto
pol dismantled, and the Russian fleet in
the Euxino destroyed, we have only to
blockade theBaltic and keep a fe\v ships
in tho Bosphorus, and the Czar will
have to endure the clamor and hatred
of an oppressed people?a terrible en
emy.
Broke Jail,
Three men confined in our jail frotn
Marion county escaped on Sunday night
last by burning through the door so as to
reach through and draw the bolt. They
failed to extinguish the fire in the door,
and the smoke awaked the Sheriff, who
was sleeping in another apartment, or the
jail would probably have been consumed.
Their names are John Shaw, Pence and
Thompson. No traces of their wherea
bouts have as yet beeR discovered. We
learn that the Sheriff offers $50 for their
apprehension and delivery.?Pruntytoun
Gazette.
Murder?Rctcard.?We learn from
the Uniontown Genius that the sheriff of
that county offers a reward of $400 for ths
apprehension of the persons charged with
the murder of JEjKRY DONOVAN, in
Perry township,, in (JiaUcounty. Mr.
Donovan was keeping awarding house
lor workmen on the railroad, and was a
peaceable, well meaning man. No cause
has been ascertained for' the commission of
the rash and brutal act. The body of
Donoven was brutally and awfully min
gled and disfigured.
The last mail from New Mexico
brought dates to the 3d ult. The most
important news was that another expe
dition was fitting out against the Apache
Indians, who had gathered on tho West)
side of ihe Rio del Norte, near the
scene of Col. Cooke's fight. They num
bered one hundred lodges, and it is said
were anxious to meet the Americans ill
battle again. Gen. Garland had order
ed three companies to occupy as rtiahy
different points near them, and to ho in
easy concentrating distance, in case of
a general battle. This force it wad ex
pected, would be about one hundred
and eighty strong; enough, it was be
lievod, with good management, to whip
the Indians as tliey deseived to be.
Elliott, the JEronaut Outwiltrd.?The
Richmond Dispatch of yestorday 6ays
that Mr. Elliott having made arrange
ments for a balloon ascension from that
place was prevailed upon by a young
man named Carrier to allow him to
make a brief ascent held by cords.?
Carrier having got into the car, soon
rose above the heads of tho multitude,
when, to thcastonishment of overy spec
tator, he cut the cords which held the
balloon to the earth, and sailed off rap
idly towards the sky. The disappoint
ment of Mr. Elliott, who ivas anticipa
ting a magnificotit iorial voyage, so af
fected him that he fainted. Carrier
succeeded in making a safe descent,
very much tn tho surprisd of everybody.
THE MARKETS.
MOBGANTOWN, Nov. U.
FLOUR?Sells at $8.00 per barrel.
WHEAT?100 cents per bushel.
CORN'?62 ? ?' "
OATS?37 l-s " ?' "
POTATOES?100 '? " "
BUTTER?Fresh roll! 15 conta.
TALLOW?12 cents per lb.
BALTIMORE MARKET?Nov. 7.
Howard street flour'8S.62& per bbl. R;,e
flour 87.25. Corn meat $4,25a4,50.
While wheat, SI,60a 1.88, red wheat at
Sl,72al.S2 por bushel. Inferior lots 15 to
10 cenls less. Corn, white. 67i?70 cts., yel
low do. at 70a72 cts., and mixed at 08a(i9 cts.
Oats, Md. anil Va., 43a46 to 47 cents, and
Pa. 48al'Jct(?. Clovers&ed, S6,&0. Timothy
seed 83,50 per bushel.
Rio coffee, lOjalOj cts. pdf lb. Rice^ 5 J
cts. per lb. Sugar and MUassea unchanged.
Tobacco scarce and market firm.
Wool, washed, 2&a26 cts., fleece, 25a30 to
40 cts. per lb. Unwashed 10 to IS cents.
ICoud Commissioner.
KF" Wo are requested to announco WM. |
DUUBIN, an a candidate for Commissioner
of Roads, in the Eastern District of Monon
galia county, and to state that he expects to
be from home between this and the election,
oud will not have an opportunity to cimvass
the county. Nov. 8, 1854.
Wp are requested to announce P URN ELL
HOUSTON' as a candidate for Road Commis
sioner, for the Eastern District of Mononga
lia county, at the ensuing election.
GOLDEN MORTAR.
Received, tins day, November Sth.?
10 boxes Mould Candles,
30 " Brownsville Window Glas?,
70 bnmlle? Wrapping Paper,
25 ki'gs I'nro White Lead,
6 " Zinc Paint.
ALSO:
A few dozen Scotch Alo, for medical pur
poses.
Some more of that good Tobacco.
10,000 common, fine and superflm* C'.icnrs.
V. M. CM ALFA NT. ,
Nor. S, iRd|( i
I A CELESTIAL DESPATCH,
We toko tlio following from lliu Waab=
ington Sentinel:
U. S. Steambb Susquehanna, )
Citt op Nankin, China, May 31. )
To the Editort of the Sentinel :
GentlemenI forward yon a trans
lation of a "Mandatory Despatch
which Captain Buchanan received front
the Ministers of State, at Nankin, in re
ply to his letter, announcing the arrival
of his excellency, Mr. McLane, tho
American Commissioner to China.?
IVte letter speaks for itself
Kospectfolly, yours,
A MANDATORY DESPATCH.
Lin and Lo, honored with the meri
torious rank ofearthly magistracy, hold
ing the office of first and second minis
ters of State of the second class, pro
moted two degrees, Bond this Mandato
ry Despatch to Buchanan, of tho Uni
ted States of America, for his full in
formation.
Whereas, tho Heavenly Father and
the Heavenly Elder Brother have great
ly displayed their favor, and personal'
ly commanded our sovereign, tho Coles
tial king, to come down and be tha
peaceful and true Sovereign of tho
world, and have also sent the (five) kings
to be assistants in tho court and strong
supports in tho establishment of a flour
ishing government; now, therefore,
when this city, thp Celestial Capital, has
been established ^and built up by tho
Sovereign Authority of the Heavenly
Father.and the Hoavenly Elder Broth
er, it is "he very lime when all nations
should come and pay courtly honors,
and all the four seas advance to rocoivo
instructions. _
From you, Buchanan, thore has been
received a public document, ill which
a desire is expressed to como and see
the Eastern King's golden face; but we
the ministers of State, on reading what
is contained therein, find that you huvo
presumed to employ terms, &c., used
in correspondence between equals.?
This is not at all in conformity with
what is right.
Because our Eastern King (may he
live nine thousand years) has respect
fully received the celestial commands
to come into the world and to be the as
sistant of the Celestial Court, in draw
ing together the living souls of all na
tions ] (therefore,) you reside on tho
ocean's borders and aro alike, imbued,
with favors, ought to come kneeling
and make memorials, thus conforming
to tho principles of true submission, so
as lo show your sincerity in coming lo
pay court.
But we iho ministers of State, having
examined this communication, havo not
submitted it to the golden glance of the
Eastern King, lest wo should oxcilo the
anger of the gulden glance, and draw
on ourselves no light criminality. Kind
ly Keeping in mind, however, that you
are residents of the ocear.'s bordors, and
havo nut known the rites and ceremo
nies of the Celestial Court, indulgonco
(for the past) may bo granted; but
henceforth, as is rigl)t, you must con
form to iho established rules and make
respectful memorial.
With regard to the favor of the Hear
only Father and the Heavenly Elder
?Brother displayed in opening and awa
kening your minds so us to induce you
to corns lo pay court to the true sover
eign and to be near to iho Celestial
Capital, all this ynu have obtained as a
manifestation of the grace of the Hea
venly Father and the Heavenly Elder
Brother, and it is also your happiness.
The truly submissive, however, most
assuredly will prepare rare, excellent,
and precious tliingH, and come ond offer
them in honor or the King; in this man
nor showing that you understand the
mind ol Heaven. Now, because tha
Heavenly Father, the Supremo Lord,
the August High Rulor is the only ono
true (*od, iho father of tho souls of all
nations under Heaven ; and Jesus, tho
Saviour of the World, the Celestial El
do,'Brother, is the Superior Elder Broth
er ot all men of all nations under Hea
ven, and our Sovereign the Celestial
King is the peaceful and true Sovereign
ot all nations tinder Heaven; acroid
tngly, therefore, all nations under Hea
ven, ought to reverenco Heaven and to
"bey the Sovereign knowing on whom
? is they depend. Wo are, indeed,
much afraid that you do not fully undor
tandthothmgs of Heaven, imagining
that there are distinctions as of this na
tion and that nation, and knowing tho
oncnuss of the true doctrine.
.Therefore wo send you this especial
Mandatory Despatch. '
K you do indeed respect Heaven, and
rocoguizo tho Sovereign, then our Co.
! lestial Court, viewing all under Heaven
as our family, and uniting all nations as
one body, will most assuredly regard
I your faithful purpose and permit you,
year by yoar, to bring tribute, and an
nually corno to pay court, so that you
may become tho ministers and people
ol the Celestial Kingdom, forever bath
lug yourselves in tho gracious streams
of tho Celestial Dynasty, peacefully re
siding III your own lands, and living
quietly enjoy great glory. This is I lie
sincere desire of us, thogreat Ministers,
Quickly ought you to conform to, ami
; not to oppose iliis Mandatory Despatch.
I Twenty-fourth day of the fourth
month of the fourth year of the Great
jlenceful Celestial Dynasty, Tnosday,
i May thirtieth, one thousand eight liun
! died and fifty.f?ur.
J ^ ..
[ Tho people continue lo rush in
great numbers to the land offices of l|l0
West to purchase lands under the Into
net of Congress. At Fayeite. in Mis
soon, there were some SOG persons pre
i sent and no litlle excilement prevailed
At 1 almyrn the town was literally
crowded by the tlioiiaumla seeking lauds
i mid home*,

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