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i s Mj a "'Il.lt III I NO IHIi.LAHM 'i;it V.ol. I. i.m llVUJ.E MIWHKNlilill, miNitu and rt :nLMfft.D vi;ir Jfoh ii J Ihompson n..Ui-.TWO DOLLAUS per liMtUiw, In ftJvan'ro, or TI1KEE, at Iho end orthfl yonr. . ADvcnriaieiKiTi will be incrtvl nt tlio ruto of fll IK) per aquiri for tl.o firt insertion, and SO cents for L-U wui 1 1 1 r c :t I't i r 1 n lm or le-s, constitution, a nqunre. Thu imm fbor of insertion, rcquiied, mult le Intuiked on the margin ol tho manti i script, or il.ey will be iusc-ricd till it'iii.i.i. anil charged ntcornincly. 1 .11 . . .e.....tn.l..trtnA All VCI USUIIIVina 11 wm u i v. must licaccon-pmied with Hie CASH or they will not be inserted. Aim iimripfr candidate for office !u;iil i,n S5 lor county offices S10 1UT ttatc olncts in nuvance. j Yeaiilt Advertisement inserted cn n asunablc terms. I Postage must be paid on all leUers co.incctcd with the office, to ensure attention. lsi OItlJ3ANS RAQ KABHEfl CORRECTED WEEKLY, FROM THE "PICAYUNE." lExchange on England, at sight, pr. fl0buuays,o$.ioi prm. Paris, 60 days - 5f.30a 51.35. New York, at sight par aipi m New York, 60 days, do ui dis. " iston, at siltt - i a j prm ubiton, 60 days a 1 dis. Philadelphia, at sight i-i prm Philapclphia,(jOdays Ja I dis Baltimore, at sight - iaipim 11 .ll'imnrf. fif) daVS ial lliS. J M -mm vj v i v w j J m U. States.Treasury Notes, lalrm Sovereigns ...--ipi cs'jaj)' o Knanish DoubV)OiiS .S16 30a8IG50 Patriott oo ia3uai; jj Ameiican Gold - al prem. 20 (Vane pieces - - - J53 80.ij!;J 90 Mexican Dollars par. Half Dollar - - P r. Dimes par a 1 prm NEW ORLEANS CITF BANKS. Dank of Louisiana, - - "pays specie. Gas Bank - P' spt,cie- Mechanics & Traders, pays specie. Union Bank r pay fpcic. City Bank pays specie. Louisiana Stale uams pays epewe (Jarrollion Bmk - -Can ;d Bank pajw specie. . pays specie . 2 3a 2. 5 dis. Commercial Bank Consolidated Bank" -Citizens Bank Improvement tBank - Exchange Bank - Bank of Oilcans - - a i, in film) Bank - 32a31 dis. 3.)a37 dis. 60aG5 dis. 60aG5 dis. 45a50 dis. 84a87 dis. on ivicrcuanis jj j NOTES OF THE MUNICIPALITIES. Municipality No. One - - lal2jdis Ma ci lality No. Two- - UalSldis MaiSpalUyNoeneerCd UNCURRENT MONET, disc'nt. United States Bank Notes - 50a55 Ala. Sate Bank Branches P2al4 Planters' B'k I n. iaicuc, 1 Uo Do Do Do Do Do Do Do Do iv 5ta?WaP5 PS - - iiSilrib Sll. The world was veiled in Agrical.uial 1 ost -"70a7 1 'midnight darkness. The wind was Grana uuii , . . 847!hieli,andbl'ew furious as a hurricane Mus.ss.ppi kksburg,90a93 "nd ever and anon the pale lightning Com. ol U. Iv u tt) 4 . n..,;l anr? thirt stunt than- niiilTS . m - Ulll.lll" ' UllLtltailt. I UT sn ath Carolina - par a2 "6lul" . A WESTERN BANiS. d'lSCnt. Cincinnati Banks Ohio Country Banks -Kentucky Banks l.tinna Banks para 5al0 - par a i . - - la2 State Bank of Illinois 60a65 Cnip Rank 01 Illinois - - - - - PU as 11 mo """ , - , Rm of Illinois, Shawneetown,60a65 again opened, and the dark wate.s jianetoi kit , i ,rih. and there were 'rn,.a.u, n HanKS - " Arkansas Banks - J. cil- - 60a65 q o T T 0 N, LITMroOL CLASCATIOH. . , . ,.4 a 41 inierroi. ji.il Ordinary. SlflnitHK... . ft 6 Middimgw ?1 a ,j . V V. 8 It Good and Bee..... .... DLANKS, Of every description, neatly exec u at thie OFFICE, ANNUM, Louisvillo, Winsloa IMUiVV HUuK, .r I Ilk. A II I III 4 NO , . LADY' WORLD f Kir tn, AlinV bii-.lni, ihI tlmrlH, J, 1'tl.rKill, Tli. ulMfllif, iifOjirifior .f Ffn t jr VVoil. I i,f rlilmi mill l.ilrftiir," liini( ur-.hi-l I , Q iarrt't "Anl.t, Motilhl; l i;' U'luk," litiiHi lt uuilili Mm Mk (in Hi hut if Juin, H43, ami inning imk'm lm li liill rinjiUy iii liirraiy Mini .iImiio till nl huili Imiiln, uniUoiiiliiii llii-ir riillai iiiariK. Ilwlll ucl t.i I'tll.llsON'a UUOK, mill will b a liiiin b iO, l our rl4iU Uil mlfiii:ilvt. It illl tiinii iti)(,litiiiir gtr ami ri-Onfinniit, I. inl'l km) uipfun. In tta e in t ll i all t i li.iil'iii, anil lilarituri', it will liu to 0 Hiilrl , 4iul lit pur l wlilrli il will b publUhail will ! ctiiiilmly i lnw, IIihI il uiuit kundiljf 'iCi'iti an oiiiaiuiui in tint cantro lilili ol rr idy of tail lor no olhrr peruxllciii will b pnuiiarh ailii(1 to ill ai'i, or can nl ii In cu'apuem, flricanu mill utility. Tli .aculiar rriiiigcinniiti ol thir)ipjietor, which rnahle hi .11 to do tiiit, will iioi U atntt'il. By tli porch ic uf " J'ha Arlil," hccun'i tli. tcrvicm of F. Quarre, in the oitiaiuenial rlrphrtn -in of I'eli r iouU Hook , uuii tli time of flu artint will I'l-ru-allvrbc devoled in designing and ixaculmg ori Kinal Mubelliilimviils lor the nrw niitgaetm:, In a tylu of uii)irrci)ilrntd novelty ami beauty. I'lieie emhtillishiiienit will conit of HiiiboMed mid colored fliitveie, l.n:c paitvrns, rinbioidi'rj, Colored birds, i'annilul (le.ignp, lilhoiiiim, laild acupei in mlmvo, aiulflnwen and picture print nil 111 color, in txaci imitalioii ol'naiore, an art aiyei tecirt to the Woild, Mid known only by K'.Qiinne. Ma olhrr magazine can nave any rivaiiy with u in tbo ooveky and aplendor of ol these L'liibellialiinenU, whose popularity may be know 11 from the fact that Mr. Qujrrc, while iirnoru'iiir uf ilie Arlil. ronlil never luoolv the I I 1 " . ' r 1 s ' . oeinunilt for hi peculiar derigna. hii time being u - .1 .1.. - .1...:.. lUU llllll II UCI-MIHOII Willi lilV UIICIUUI IIU1IC Ul I ... ? . . 1 ' . puoiisiii r. v itn mi anuiviuen entrgiei nevutaj to the pictoral illusiral.011 of our work, he uiuy be rxprcied to far outitrip even ui lormer bril linut tlfori. In or.ler loeomhin every variety or iliuiiiraiiou, v e shall furniah also-a serieaol Mr. Saitaiu'e aplenaid niLit.ilinU These have prov d exiensively and permanently popular j and , notwilhstandiui their costliness we shall Contin ue to use them. We shall, therefore in addition to Mi.Qnairc's embellishments, puhlish , in ev eryiiiuinUer,aiiiczgotint or line ur stipple engia ving, executed on Heel, by Gimbiede, Dick, JacUniau, Welsii & Walter, and others of the first arlibU in the country. Nor is this all. Each month, a plate of the latest IVi i.ian fashion, handsomely co'lujed, will be siven. Ju this de partment mere will be no decep'stin. Anange iiunts have been entered into, by which Mad nn.it O.iurrM ivill nlii.iin ilie fashion' in Ud viince I from Loudon and Paris, On the nrrival nf , the iiesigoa ill 1111 country tircy win u hiuii'iio. ly publihed , and in order 10 Insure speed in this department, tbe time of publicaiit n will be frem the 1 6h to the -Olh uf the nionlh, preceding (he r , . I i-.j LA 5. 1 1 one lor wnicn tne numuer niroi, " unn maintain the supremacy on this point, which was Kained by 'Hie Lady's WriflU uf f ashion, mid which made it every where, in uiuite is offashion the standard nuihwrity. Weciiue now to the iiteraiy department. Thi will be under the contrr.l offtli. Ann S. Stephens and Charles J. I'etrrson, assisted by the first writers, ol both sexes, In the country. We wish it distinctly understood that we publish on ly original nrlicles, and tlwit no subscriber who tikes our wi rk fur the sake of it contrihun 11, will be deceived with old tales imd poem which first tl.'ir eyes years before. 1 he aim of the ed iuna wi'l be to imke our work peculiarly a la dy' hook, and, accordingly all the lirstfemale writeii.of the conn ry will add to its interest by their graceful and instructive pens. ' Hire follow a list o( oaie of the best female wrtrrsol the nuy., Tehms. The terms will be at the low price o( Two dollars, per .annum, in advance. Clubs will be furnished with i copies for five dollars, o8 copie for 10 dollars. To any one who will procare 20 dollars, shall receive 16 copies of the Book and a sp'cndid work entitled 'Gem of Ait 01dKy''nd,rop,,c.?.o-v ' No. t8, Chesnut St , Philadelphia, GEN. WASHINGTON AND PU LASKI. A TALEOF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. . Nibtbad thrown over the earth its KiCilltlV'1 "'"V . Kicainv -ji der murmured hoarse and sullen ns tne voice of the anrzcl Ol aeam, ana ..rl trt the beholder that the western horizon was a bed of living firePand monium in miniature! It was a gloomy, cheerless nignt. i ne f II iii cni'h ton ents that it seem ed as if the windows of heaven were uei iuuc w n.v. . strone inclicaiions oi a c.k txrac tho fi!al& of things tne eve nTMinns to the battle ol Jiran dvwine and nsGen. Washington sat alone in Ins tent,ousuy cu5ab . writing despatches ftfld giving oruere to his omcers conceriung w.....5 he was surprised and startled by the sudden entrance oi a .,r;A,ia nnrsnn?ire. ciosciy cnvi- lliysici iv . - ,. , " j o ,tu,lr mililarv cloak, which, PUCll 111 J . . I , I .1 I!... nr affiHo as be entered, ne aorupuy ii"" and unfolded to the view oi me commander-in-chief, of the American or rrJ'9 figure "of uncommon height mmkktv! tiib 4onrtfMi!! wumtM" Co., Miss. Siilnnlay, JMay 20, 1843. lffl t f m - 4f I " .....I .mi. ..... 1 tr 'I'l... w.i.r.f.r. Inrfeili Ii WII4PIIIIHWIiy ail" " " ' ...... tlin iipjioarinicj ciflliM tiiirtiiiiouiici il If.HWef hdiriiUtl, Mriti) liiibiUd In A ... . . . . . 1 -1 . Ililll4y lOnlillllO. A lOlU lir.ii 11 wtifd or dagger limtg ttl lU d! and i i eMelh d hi It MloWt U kt t gtaiic timt the owm r wa no cum. 1101? ml venturer. In hi con were lon tilutne.iof umblo line, which waf'd gracefully in the night bruexe. Hi ptoud and iifiy m on icemcd to wcur nncipie.Hionof tmlaiiihiily. 1 1 i fort heud was higli and pnle, though it b id cvideiily uiidcrKnneiriuclifipoMtrii t e II... 1 . I. . i - ... ... III C llljaUl t1. tlt,IIIIljil III dark its the ravens will", it was short, . . . . r 1 (lie raysoi ascortMiisua n,s iihk n uiul thick, and liunir ill a thuUsain curls around his briw, and hU eyes, which wero deen-set. black ui d iii- cing, ns he gaxed arounJ , il isbcd like !l lll'CI 1. Aa Hip warrior entered the tcnt.be bowed fclighlly to Hen. Washington, but said not a woiu. Who nrj vou. slrancer? your name and business ' was Washington' first s.ilutation to the stnniger. I am a Polandcr,' replied the un known warrior, '.md am come to join the American army to enlist under the star-spangled banner ai.d light the batiles of freedom.' ' Eh! an adventurer?' murmured the General, purveying him wi h a look of disirust. The noble lookinc warrior quailed not before the withering lookj ol the (jrenerai. . '1 m an exile from my native land,' said the Polandcr, "my country has been overrun by fierce barbarian. Many of my countrymen and kindred have been slain, contending in battle for their tights and tbe real, who were too proud and fearless to bow to tlv powerof the haughty conqueror, have been banished to gloomy Siberia, to toil under Russian tyrants, and drag out a miserable existence, more dread ful, lhari death itself, in the horrid mince. fought long to free my country, und n-i lie her from the crasp of her ruthless invaders. 1 and my comrades contended for freedom till the last, but . ttr . .l.. .o l tl.o fno hmmnlHd. vrcrc urni- edvanqublied our country ruined, ourcttiesandvillagessackedand burnt our temples desecrated by the feet ol heathen and infidels, our soil pollu ted, our liberty and government sub verted by strangers, and our nation blotted from the annals of the world; and now, I come with a patriot's heart and sword, to oiler my services, my all, my life, if it shall ever do requis ite, in the cause American freedom. I have left a land winch was oncu uear . . if is nn it ii lorded over by Russian despots with the most cursed tyranny, though ... 1 .1 J i.f rlitiiK its soil nas ueen oven, u 413 crimsoned with the blood of my lnends ana reiaiivte, u"-" ' - i ; in mv nvun. trnr dear to me utu " "" , native laud- we uatueu u and a fi.ame so long as mere w as nope. v railed noon the nations oi me eaith for help in the day of our trou- ble, in the hour ol Dame we uibu -When the Russian i,,im) wiih hi marshalled serfs & and servile minions, Pl utoffwilh his wild Cossack?, nndSawarrow wun nis fiery legions were swarmed upon the banks of the Prague and the Vistula, and were closing around WTaraw to crush us, we called upon" Europe and lhe world, m the sacreo pamewwu. crtv, in the name of God, to assist u?, to help us mrow ou mc u "v ohieve mirindenendcnce, and repel the foe; but we called and 'en treated in vain. The inhabitants i f the earth turned a deal ear to ait oui supplications, and permitted the kus sian with bis countless host to over run the fairest and the lovuesi ianu u k ho sun. tind humble, and UCIlCitUl V"v ., - conquer, and trample upon a braVe& .. l XT . 1 tn..vrt. avlli. Kallatit nation. iow, y -I ani compelled to seek an asylum from the rage of tyrants in a forelgC lana. A came licit uvW- .. . .l: I on artn wTiere 1 it is me ouiy r .r" v. , could hope to enjoy that ireeaom u:..u niwrt me in mvewncouu- wiitt-u i ui-"v" -- - j - , i i- J try, and here I thought 1 should find the ani'i ed soil of A mer it IIUI11C U pi - , u r.itrint'.inwii and. where the ( tt, IIIC M.l w- -7j-c vf I.ihertv delitrbts to dwell, tnhove.- over its hallowed domain, and protect its own brave.and mag nanimous sons, and shelter them with ' -' . r rT- - ' liaP ifiiiilwii htihiri fii..t Him ill. 1.1. A j ... . mm', irwin in-a "I'liii 111111 , o pr i ri of ihn i;;notta dtipoli of lliv Ivirriprnn woil l. C ....... I . I I . , ... Sit U l' it f .ulir-Pnl. ilntM Villi rn.n rofilidi'iiiT in iuh, itmner, fri7tir, ..-11 1 . ..1 1 ... l All'-, IIIIU llllll MSt II I Hill i ATl rl'111 ( (iliclll.inll fif liia liirruu. cue ibti Pilib warrior iluod in brti uh- U'. niixic ly, uwiiill tg H,a reply of Waliiiiloii, tniuli in fhu tmo jil. hint and knlghily fttiitud In wlii.h Gillicri du' la Miirmont did nbun b hUi( Uuniniulinir In uinri.i"- tlm linightci of the batihiy -tld Uirou Von Isundoir, in thepioul luicrstrn! . II : .. 1 ! r .1 . a - - ...vj-'irw. llllll nillli l null, in his f.nnous tumle, on I bo banks i'.i... nl : ti ... 1 of the) Khoiie. in sun no Franca, in the das oft-ui tdd Crnaadcrs. - ushitjgtii cat upon the warrior a stern glance, a-if hv would read the mniOst set rets of his soul; but he cow ered not before the General'4 fixed and steadfast g iZe. Oh! heaven exebdmed Washing ton, starling and with a qukk step wa)ciiig back and ful l!), Still so utili zing the stiangcr,."who can I trust in these dark times? Can I eon fide in you an adventurer, and xtle efrom your na live land?" ' $ ' "You are a stranger," continued Washington. (I know vou nut- I am a , unable,to read your secrets. You rri iy he apalriot you m iy be possessed of honorable intentions; but we are ad monished by past experience and by former precedents. Stranger, we re ceive you ioto our ranks a a friecd; but if you betray u, U you turn trait or, and desert the glorious struggle in which you aie now engaged evil will betide you. At to-morrow' dawn )ou will have an opportunity to man liest to tiie world vour valor as a war rior and vour fi leli'v as a patriot. lhe countenance pt the role aid not even change during th. speech, Thr rnuntenanre of tbe Pole did or the reader would naturally imair me; but expressea nis ie ungs m an tlm warmth of Polish eloauence: , r ! . ii call God to wittx-ssaid he;lhat nothing but the purest patriotism, at devout and sincere love of freedom in spire and incites me & encourages me to enlist under the American banner. nnd bare my bo.-om to the swords of ... -. . . it the unions. Ah, gentlemen, you win know mebetterwhen yon have known mo longer. I am Pulaski.' It was enough. The unknown war- libr was no more a stranger; but a fiiend. Theensusinor dav. that memorable o battle, the battle of Brandy wine., was -r .1.11 inuht.. it was on mat oiooay, accor- ding to the historian, that both the .Marquis de Lafayette and Count Pu laski lirnt dro w their swords in defence of American Ireedoui. Pulaski was a brave officer. His ..., u-ill rrn ilnWn'WI lh VlAnrtr t ft t lift uniuc "m latest posterity, ana win ever dc re - ,xi Auhniift lihertv he contributed es r1 " - . aciiiuuij "i v v bo!d and fearless spirits who disdained to be a slave. No one can ever revert to the name of Washington, Marion and Greene, without paying a like tribute of respect to the magnani mous and patriotic Polander. PORCELAIM TOWER. Ktimerrms. as .ou mav conceive, have been the pilgrimages made to the fnrfhmiid'norcel.iin tower,' for tbe first ume, in inspecting any of the monu ments ol tins country, no awappoim ment has been experienced, while t omparing what actually is with what ihe 1,'irends of the book-makers of Chi na describe td be. It i indeed a most eleg .nt and singular structure, as re markable for its correct proportions, as for the rare material of which it l partly composed. I say partly ; becuse the masao the building ia not of por celain, but H composed oi common iwii lr. with a facinirand lining of beau tiful white glazed porcelain bricks or slabs, fixed into tne nwsonry oy rneaus of deep keys or shoulder, cast like a half I on me ohck. iu iurm is t.m i nnri nmninf un each of thean rdes isa moulding of large lite otvery fine r av. plazea ana coioreu rea hhu j o . . , jL ... green alternately; rouna eacntcory .. ii a ht balustrade, fotmed oi green porcelain upon which 4 arched itnnrw'9 oben. set to the four cardi nal points the arches being elegantly 4 with lnrcre flared tllfiS. CaSt in IUI lieu .1 g, o , all irhaglDable faucics of design and (IN ADVANCI INo. 48. rftikitionof flr,i?j'rsiiiirl4 wllJ LcMtla, tleiN -l-, ii.i'.irt, inO(itrt, 3cc, It np pear i lu lm 'tight' ttmuiul tb Chlncti tliemilyii, fur theri tr prir-iti or ban if attached to tho btitbl in lo kfrp it lu t lr, wboeiro lUir cons, dnr.ition hy iitilluting to the v iiic r lil!iogr;jud elcvatlonf of Iho triwi-r. wlls dricrinlloni ntfAehrJ. and who m b have the duty in trtj.tod to them olillUniriHtiong it on rl i orft iklon. Vlila Ii rlFftrtsiH l.v nisjana ofUnUrns fUf thiri oritrr i ii- ... I i.. l:.....r.u!...U .i .i mien, naou nmru wi nuiuvTiiinur lh.- ChiiiefC, which are placed tt each of the ei'ht unison on evey tory, and tho cflVctof whose subdued h(ht on lh'! lilhly reflective mrfnee of tha- (owermibt be mjstsiriKing ana beau tiful. Bombay Spectator. , . Hints roa Hard Times. Rise early in the morning, be diligent during the d y, inattending to our business; and not woiry ourselves with our neigh bor's concerns. - fiivi enaoiirATment to home IrW duMtry; and in all give the preference to American mauuraciures over, foreliin in cterr case, when they are equally good. . Instead ol lollowtngthe Tashions of Fnriinfnnj.li-r asnirit nf irtdenetiilenra i j - j becultivated, and decide for ourselves how our cootijboot. and hat shall be made.' : . .. ' :, ' Keen out of (he streets, unless busi ness calls Us ir "insact that which we cannot do in wur shops or dwel lings. i I ,! t Hv nil me:irn keen nwav frOm drinking and gambling houses: When wc buy an articlo of cloth ing. siuJy commendablo economy, at tne same time get a good article, ana weur it but regardless of any change r i f i t : . . . f fashionfa:l)ion isa gre;t tyrat d mQn bg it. Sl.iv nl home nf mchta and ImDrova j n , 1 your mind, by reading, wrlting-or in? structivu coiviitti9iT,-'hnU retire to -your beds at any early hour. - Be kind to your relations, obliging to your friends, and charitable to all. ' (Bee. TitUTH. No trait of character ii more lovely in young men than a ifrriel nrlherarire tn truth. If nt all times and on all occasion, they speak -.1 . . . al a t wun reierence to meir aecountaDiuty to God. they are sure of gaining the attention and the esteem Of their enmnnniona. Thev will nliVava ha believed. But when a person Is care- h-ss how be. snealr and think . it. nf iittele consequence what construction s Dut unon his words, he is in a con- l ft dition as unenviable as that of the wretched Pagan. And he will bei come so habituated to the practice of uttering laisenoous, mat ne win not believed when he does tell th itruth. ' T .tifK. iv Micanrni The N. CI. Ke nnrter tells as cooda stOrV illui'trativa ' of extreme Western life as we recol lect lo have read in many a day: , . " A memhf ir elf r t of thu lower JlOUBfi of the legislatare of Missouri, was last year peisuaded by some wags oi nis neigborhood, inatii ne aid not reacn, the state house at 10 o'clock on the -dav of assembly he could not be sworn andwould lose his seat. He immedi ately mounted, with hunting lrock,. nnc ana uowitKnue, unu spurreu cut,, he got to tbe door of the state house,. where he hitched nis nag- a crowo. . . . ' . 0 - I were in the chamber oi me lower house, on the ground floor, walking about with hats on, and smoking ci gars. These be passed, ran up stairs iniA the senate chamber, set his rifle against the wall, and bawled "Stran ger, w bar's the man that swars ma in." at tne same umc caning cue m ctedentials. WaIk this way," afd ' . ., i . s.:. the clerk, who was at the same time lighting a real principe, and he was sworn without an inquiry. When tbe cleric cam to count noses, ne iouhu thore was one senator too many pres ent. The mistake as sooodiscoTer ed, and the huntsman was informed that he did not belong there. . "Fool who, with your corn bread! You can't flunk this child no how yon can fix It. I'm elected to thi - here. iegislatur, and I'll go ngin all the banks and eternal improvements, and if there's any of yon oratory, gentle men wants to get shinned, just say ! " il t" sm n am wlt''Wmur".