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CITY OF LANCASTER:
Monday Evening, July 96, 1939
English Interference is Elections.
We do notjjresume that the London Timet
and othor tory p aper of Great Britain
will have much Influence upon our clec-j
tion, but it" is Well to keep a watch over
them and record their ayings. The Timee
A far as the general interests of the
Union and Its relation with ourselve are
concerned, Gen. Pierce hasourbest wishes
for success." "
Mr. Pierce is a free-trade man, advocating
measure designed to build up British manu
factures at the eipenso. of our own.ard thus
bringing the pauper labor of Great Britain
into competition with the free labor of Amer
ica. Hence the interest manifested by the
Times, and its appeal to th! Irish in Ameri
ca to support the free-trade party. .
The Times don't like Gen. Soott so well,
it don't appear to know much ubout him. It
"General Scott's notoriety dates princi-
Eally from the Mexican campaign, which
as already civen one President to the Unit
ed States in tlio person of Gen. Zachary
It will probably be of somo service to the
newspaper press of England, to send over to
them, and especially a copy to the London
Times, an edition of the last war with Great
Britain. iThey will learn something in that!
book of which they appear to be Ignorant. -,
Tbey will find that Gen. Scott was some
whafuotorious" about thirty-four years be
fore the Mexican War, especially in the
dominion! of Her Britanic Majesty. And
they will also learn from the Irishmen who
were soldiers of the American army, that
General Scott wan "notorious" enough and
etrong enough to save thi m from deuth, even
at the expense of ono of Brituin's favorite
theories. If this does not satisfy ibe Times,
it will please read further on, account of
skirmishes and battles at Fort Erie, at Chip
pewa, at Lundy's Lane, and at some other
less Important points, and If lie in not yi-t sat
isfied, lie can consult some of the vctorau
British officers and soldiers who had practi
cal experience of that-which established
A Locoroco Victory. At the close of a
long article in the Circlcville Watchman up
on the proi-pects of Locofocoiam, is the fol
"In tho wholo range of democratic victo
ries, that which was achieved at Baltimore,
on Saturday, the 6th of June, Ii probably
the noblest and most significant."
It is significant. The triumph over Cass,
Buchanan and Marcy, the old fogies of Lo
cofocoism, is thu noblest of ell victories,
more significant than any yot achieved over
the Whig party or any other party. Poor
old horses! Lot them die! Bui to have Lo
cofoco papers exulting over their graves, this
is outrageous. Pant services, It seems to us,
devoted almost exclusively for the benefit of
the party and to.tho distribution of tho spoils,
should have spared their remains this indig
nity. General Scott's Humanity. The fol
lowing anecdote is related by the New York
Whon General Scott was preparing to
take passage homeward from Vera Cruz, ill
order lo show their high appreciation of his
labors, tlie persons in authority there, as well
as the rest of the population, urged him to
tuko tho largest and best ship in tho harbor,
lor the pnssnge ol hlmscll and stntl, lie
"No," snid ha, "I will not take one of those
vessels. .Soon my gallant comrades, who
have shared with me the dangers of tho bat
tle, will be hero, and if I take one of those
vessels, at.lenst ono or two regiments re
turning to their homoe, must bravo the pes
tilence that I in ny be comfortably accommo
dated. No," said he, "a small vessel that
can uccoinmnduto myself and stuff, must be
provided, und what we lack In comfort will
ho repaid by the satisfaction we will have in
having considered thu welfare of our com
rudea." The ro was a small brig In the lnrbor nam
ed Petersburgh, Captain Wilson, master, of
one hundred and sixty tons. He sailed in
her. But sho contained thcaaccda of yellow
fever. In three days the pestilence broke
out, and Scott was seized with tho disease,
which threatened his existence for a time.
The examples of his generous and humane
feelings aro numerous; these are but acci
A Trie Irishman. At the last St. Pat
rick's i ulcbration in Albany, John Castigan,
a naturalized citizen, gave the following
"Protection to American Industry The
most legitimate and effectual punishment we
can indict on John Bull, for his tyranny and
oppression tolrel iud. Let us have a high
tariff, high enough to exclude tho importa
tion of all British manufactures."
The appeal of the London Timet to the
Irish, lo remember England kindly when
they came to America, make money and pur
chase British manufactures, don't appear to
have much Influence with John Castigan.
In Lvcx. The Circlcville Herald learns
thai Jo'm Bruuuer, son of Capt. Brunner of
that place, returned a few dny since after a
two years licence in California. He brings
with him 1000 in gold, which ho mado by
hard digging. He ran afford to take rest
(rrSome boy has been playing upon the
credulity of our neighbor of the Eagle and in
his last Issue ho is terribly agitated for fear
that some older head are interfering in the
controversy into which ho has brought him
self with tho Scott boys. The following is
just to hand:
"Sotiny,whore isyour father!"
Father' dead, sir."
Have you any mother!"
"Ye, i had one, but she's got married to
Joe Ducklin, and doacn't be my mother any
longer, cause she' got 'nough to do to 'tend
to his young 'uns."
"Bmart boy, here' a dime for you."
"That's ye, ir, that th way I get my
"Why, by tellhV big yarn to greeny ' like
you, at a dime a pop."
Frightened ii to Insanity Ml Caro
lina. Whitney.of Nantucket, while walking
through Purchase suet, New Bedford.Mas.
X a few evenings since, was overtaken by an
idiot kivwaae"Rjife,"wo placed hi band
upoa her shoulders, and uttered some incohe
rent word, which alainjed Mist Whitney to
much that iheMmihrdiateiy rained,, and hat
inec heroin insane.
Outrageota Jkstault.A Mr. John
Hennick. living a few miles west of thi
city, was passing home on Saturday evening
last, he was attacked In the neighborhood of
Mrs Peters' by several person, supposed to
be a portion of the men laboring upon the
railroad. - Stone were thrown at him and
he was compelled to leave his team in order
to defend bimself. His team ran off and
done considerable damage to the harness and
wagon. Ha escaped with but slight injury.
Effort were mado to discover the perpetra- j
tori of the deed, but thns far without avail
Mr. Hennick Is one of our most quiet and
peaceable citizens and the attack was alto
gether unprwroked. Such eonduct will not
be tolerated by the citizens of thi county,
and the sooner the guilty parlies are kept
quiet or exposed, the hotter will It bo for all
The New York Tribcre ahs Ger. Scott.
The New York Tribune admits that
should It devote itself directly to the work
of preventing Gen. Bcott's election, that
event would yet lake place about a surely
as the earth revolves on its sxis. It ssrs:
Old Chinnewa has not yet been defeated
in all the battles he has fought, from that of
Lundv'e Lane to that of Baltimore! and tho
Idea of November will see nun win anoinor
largo field, and with infinite greater ease
than he has ever 'licked' either the Untii-h
or the Greasers."
That don't sound much like that para
graph published by a Locofoco paper in this
city, two week since. But that's nothing
Religious Test. Last week's Eagle said
that North Carolina had a douse in her con
stitution prohibiting Catholics from holding
office, and asked whether Mr. Graham had
labored as hard to have it abolished as Mr.
Pjerce had in New Hampshire. Tho Chi
cago Journal answers the query In a few
"North Carolina originally had such a
clauso in her constitution, but lha Whig par.
ty, of which Mr. Grabam is a leader, being
in power there, struck it out.
"New Hampshire also bad such a clauso in
her constitution, and the Locofoco party, of
which Jtlr. 1'ierco is a leader, beiug iu power
there, still retains it."
Oratort. On the 4th of August, Hon'
T. Ewing of this city, Hon. Bellamy Storer
of Cincinnati, and Luke Douglas, Esq., of
Chlllicotlie, deliver addresses before the
Lilurary Societies of Kenyon College. It
will prove a magnificent entertainment.
A H uqe Swindler. Mr. Ramsey, a nub-
contractor on the Railroad, near Circlcville,
has decamped for parts unknow n, after draw
ing soma $2,500. He was largely In debt to
stone masons, merchants, clothing men, fitc.
and for stone, and the presumption is that
very little of the 62,500 had bceu paid out
go asys the Circlcville Herald.
Raw-head and Bloout-bones. A Wash
ington correspondent of the Statetman churg
ea the Whig parly with buying up all crea
tion, "the rest of mankind," and the Demo
cratic party; to insure the election of Gen.
Scott. The writer seems to leel that the
Free. Soil support by which elections have
boon carried of late, Is about to slide out
from under the party, and he nrocoeds to
gnash hi teeth with vexation. He charges
that the National bra, the Cleveland True
Democrat, and the 'Abolitionists,' aro all
bought up. Even the price paid for the
Democrat is named, xz: fifteen thousand doU
tart! Cheap enough.
But worst of all, and here the writer pro
ceeds "i tla to Unfold, whom HzhteitM'ord
Unuldhsriow up lh ioul,"c.
The rascally Whigs arc going to "buy up"
the rank and lilo of Democracy itself! Hoar
"Will not the aim be by these moneyed
men, to mislead and buy up all tho laborers,
clerks, and contractors, and all othera they
can, of those thousands now engaged on rail
roads und other public constructions!
"Take these thing into consideration and
then tell me it the Ohio Democracy capalilt
of withstanding and tuecrifully mutiny all
these, hacked up at thy trill be by an old, ttaid
and ajjixrd Fnteral influence,"
If tho agonizing question must be answer
ed, wo would do it by saying that according
to your own estimate of your political breth
ren, they comWh' tUind tt.
As "Astonished Mas." Gen Pierce
has been an "astonished man" onco in his
life, before hearing of his nomination to thu
I'rt'Blili.firt. 1 Iim Mi'maifiii of liia natoinxh.
ment j reutctl somewhat iu this way. It
was while John A twood was on the anxious
seat. Gen. Pierce used to labor with him
night and day to convince him that he was a
fool to quit tho Democracy and join the Ab
olitionist. He laid him over the hot coals,
turned him over, basted him but all to no
purpose. While the reverend irentleman
was undergoing one of these skinning pro
cesses, ho b 'gged for mercy, meekly declar
ing in a whining, don't hurt me tone
"Gin'rol, I have been a conscientious Demo
crat for twenty year put." Thi was too
much. The Gei eral could not stand it. Ho
was an astonished man. Eyeing hi victim
with a rmile of contempt, and shaking hi
dexter at him, he exclaimed "Why, you
d old fool you.you have been a Democrat
twenty years, and now talk about conxience."
Shocrirc Accident rausi Gcrpowder.
On the Htli Inst., at the mines of J. & R.
Carter, at Tuniaqna, Pa., a train of five cars
was started into the drift. In the first car a
full keg of refined powder had been placed,
and 14 miner had taken their position in the
first two cars, proceeding to their work in
the mine. Several of them had their lamps
burning, and some of litem were smoking
their pipe in tho same car in which the pow
der had been placed, when Just upon enter
Inn tho mouth of tho drift, tho powder ignit
ed from a spark from one of the lamps, and
instantly exploded, burning every man in
.110 vor more or less. About ono-half or
the men were severely injured, two or three
uflhcm, Ills feared, fatallv. The others
were but slightly burned. '
Mob Law i JAeic.orCo'uii'TTi Ia.-Oii
tho night of the 31 Inst, a company of bout
30 regulators, disguised, entered tho house
of Zcdedee Ruh, took him from his bed, and
after drawing him naked, save hi
through the bushes and briars by the heel
two ortnreo Hundred yards and administer
ing a full dose of hickory timber tea, with a
request that he should heave the country in
ten days, or the dose would be repeated, he
waa released. Air. Kesh s oilence was
that of harboring hi son, Jsnics Madison
Rush, whom they had lynched ohort lime
heforer The most unkind cut of all was, that
a day or two before the last lynching took
place, young Rush fell out with hi father
and gave a eevere castigatlon. Old Mr.
Rush, Is an old citizen, I a sober man, and
ha considerable property. A man in the
western part of the county, mispected of
knowlngwho vrrDgagdlnlht affair . of
lynching J. M. Rush, waa taken from his
bouso and publicly ducked until life aj."
pearM to be extinct, hut he" if now. rfeovrr-'
QSTTke Revolver, a Mississippi paper, fire
sharp shot at tobacco. The editor, who 1
an amusing fellow, speaks thues.
'ffi remember vividly and well, In our
year of sin and shame, when we defiled our
mount wita toe vile, filthy, disgusting and
deadly narcotic, we were dry about every
hour, and with a devilish sort of thirst mere
brandy would not begin to extinguish ; it took
a brandy smasher, or some other equal po
tent dram of diluted hellfire, to quench the
tobacco drouth. It was chew and drink,
drink and chew, alternately through the day;
ami we are entirely convince J that chewing
superinduced morbid thirst, and drinking ex
cited to chewing. 8o thoroughly satisfied are
mil we tobacco consumption leads on to rum
consumption that were we supreme law-giv
er, and resolved to bring about total absti
nence from every article the use ol wmco
could be abused to the injury or destruction
of the user.we would begin by prohibiting
the cultivation of tobacco."
,A Liiixe Fc. A western ediU-r, in
SDeakine of a contemporary who Is down
with the "fever and shakes," sys Ihe doc
tors have "given him up," which is just what
hi bail did two years ago, when he was in
dicted for horse-stealing. .
"What did you hang that cat for, Isaac!"
asked the school-marm. Tho boy looked
up, and with a grave look, answered "For
metctinv, marm." He had fifty mark im
mediately put down against his name.
A Frenchman went into Brighton', and
asked for a glass of brandy and water, "not
made fortnight." 'fortnight!" ejaculated
the barkeeper, "don't you wish it now!"
Mow, yes, sar: but not fortnight not two
When a Chiuarumi is sworn, he breaks a
saucer. When a Louis Napoleon swears,
nothing is broken except the oath.
What constitutes a gentleman!. I'unch
disposes of it in one line, thus gonlle-
man is one who has.no business iu the
Simon says when men marry now-a-days,
they get more whalebono than woman, and
more coffee bags than "tin."
The Quiz Quized. A swell clerk, from
the city of New York, who was spending an
evening In a country tavern, cast about bini
for some amusement. Feeling secure in the
possession of the most money, he mado the
"I will drop money into the hat with any
man in the room. - The one who holds out
tho longest shall take the wbolo and treat
"I'll doit said an old farmer. Tho Cock
ney dropped in a quarter tho countryman
followed with a 'Bungtown oppur.
'Go on," said the cockney.
"I wont," said the fanner, "laks the
whole and treat the crowd."
From the Moi siaisis The Steamer St.
A nge arrived at Louis on Wednesday last,
from tho Missouri, bringing Messrs. Harpy
and Beauvoisand a large number of moun
tain men, in the employ of P. Chouteau, Jr.
& Co. She had on board the cargo of four
Mackinaw boats, consisting of 1035 bales
and s)49 loose buffalo rodes. The mountain
men report the Missouri low and many ol' the
tributaries almost without water. Extreme
low wuter in this stream may bo expected
during the coming summer and loll months.
Wolve ahd Railroads. The prairie
wolf has ever been the peat of sheep growers
in the prairie. West, but the construction of
railroada is likely to drive the o.d sheep steal
er from their old haunts. Tho Chicago
Tribune stutes that since the trucks of the
ruilroad around the lake have boen laid down
the farmers have no occasion to herd thire
sheep in pens at night, the irou tracks aud
whistle of the locomotive being a sufficient
protection against wolvos in all ihu region
of tho neighborhood.
CirSmilher, on going home tho other
night, was run against by a three story house
which was chasing a lamp post up canal
stroet. On coming to.he thus rcusoncd with
himself: "Is that mud (hiccup) or in it brains!
(hiccun)! If it's mud I'm mortally 'toxicated.
If it's brains' I'm slightly dead, (hiccup),
that's all." When we left, he was trying to
perhuade a free stone stoop that It was uncon
stitutional to leave awning posts out of doors
A New Speculation1. A company is
now forming in New York city, with a
capital of 100,000, to be called the "New
York Wood Fuel Company." The founders
of this enterprise propose to take a large
lot with a water front, near or in the city, to
buy wood by the cargo and prepare it for use,
sawing and splitting it by machinery.
New Ciit uciins is New York. TheGer
mnn Reformed congregation, corner of 20th
itreut and Mil avenue, N. Y., are Guildinga
church to cost til 00,000, and unotlier on 7lh
avenue, to cost 916,000. Thero are oleo two
other niacnilleeut churches Trinity Chapel
mid tho Rev. Dr. Armstrong's going up iu
Ax Extensive Farmer. The Eaton (Md.)
Star says that Col. Edward Lloyd, ol Talbot
county, with his own servants numbering
near four hundred some nine or ten farins-
about 6,000 acres of land, including timber
land, raises annually between 30,000 and 40,
000 bushel of wheat, and a much larger
quantity of corn, beside various other valu
Ijimkksk Freight. Train. One of the
largest freight trains that ha ever been
drawn over any road, came into Detroit over
the Central Kailroad on Thursday morning.
It wns composed of 7fi cars, and there were
nearly 300 ton freight. It waa drawn by a
single one of their very powerful locomotives.
The train wss a little over a quarter of a
mile iu length.
Great Revival ox Board tub Frigate
IxiiErExiiENCE. This noble ship, which re
cently arrived at New York, during her ab
sence wa the scene of a glorious revival of
religion, and she returned with over a hun
dred converts. This great work took place
at a foreign stntion.and i without a parallel
in tno History ol our navy.
Baked Ham. Most person boll ham.
They are much better baked, if baked right.
Soak for an hour in clean water, and wipe
dry, and then spread it all over with thin
batter, and lay it In a deep dish with sticks
under to keep it out uf the gravy. When
luliy done, lake oil tlio skin aud batter
crusted upon the flesh side and set it away
to cool. You will find it very delicious, but
too rich for dyspeptics. So says one of our
The Revolutioxarv War. Do Bow's
Commercial Review states that the whole
expense of the revolutionary war, estimated
iu specie, wa $131,103,703. This wa paid
in continental piper miuiy at a great dis
coint, the whole amount of which, issued
previous to July, 1799, wa 1300,000,000.
ral by brevet, la dated Jury 85, 18 U, and wa
C.' . viby 1re,ill't Mdison,"for hi di.
tinguished services in th successive conflict
of Chippewa and Niagara, and for hi uni
form gallantry and good conduct aa an offi
cer in amu army'
' O State elections take olare ill AlltfllMt
thi year, only in North Carolina, Missouri,
Iowa and Alabama. In several other State
which ujualiy voted la August, the elections
bay been poatpoard by law,.
. KTAt a recatuucwKoaa .conveutiou at
Aberdeen, Miss,,twketrty ladies came forward
And subscribed $1,000 each in. stock.
Tuesday EveaOnK, July ,
Important Decision 7V Latt Isghla
twt. We learn by the Ohio State Journal
that by recent decisions In Ross and Frank
lin counties, assented to by Attorney Gen
eral Pugh, the Court of Common Plea has
DO jurisdiction in that clasa of crimes not
punishable in the penitentiary or not requir
ing indictment by the grand jury. Under
tho "glorioua new Constitution," the Legis
lature took thi class of crimes from the ju
risdiction of the above Court, but unfortu
nately lorgotto pas a law regulating the
manner of proceeding, &c.,iu the Probata
Court. The only way to punish those crime
now, is for the Probate Judge to take the
responsibility, and this is advised by ihe At
It will be remembered that tho samo ad
vice wa given p regard to paying tho inter-
eat on the State debt, for which the tamo
body of intelligent gentlemen had failed to
We can never refer back to the proceed
iugsof last winter without wondering how
such a body of men could have been gather
ed together. Hud the entire Locofoco par
ty of Ohio been put into a hat and shook up
and then the requisite number of member
selected at random, it would not havo been
possible to have selected set who . could
have performed as little good or done as
much harm. Admitting they had sufficient
talent for the station, we must then suppose
that the interests of the State were entirely
forgotten by men bent npon hunting down
every Whig officer in the State. On the
other hand, admitting that they had done
their duties "to the beet of their abilities,"
we are then constrained to believe these a
bilitie were of a nature calculated to occu
py very little room in a man' upper atory.
It may have been eilher uf these causes or a
mixture of both which is very probable, but
certain it utliat no body of men was'evcr re
ferred to with such contempt as the last Leg
islature has met with from tho people ofOhio.
Indeed, during their lungs cssion, among
their multitude of act and speeches,thero is
scarcely a single one which appears to havo
met with the approbation of their constitu
ents, a result almost without parallel in Ihd
history of Legislative bodies.
And worse than all, llicy arc not yet dis
solved. If they bad ouly adjourned sine die,
instead of adjourulug over; if they had not
, ,, 4 , , . , - , ,,
held on to the honor and the four dollars per
day, with such tenacity, tho people of Ohio
might find soino little consolation in the
hope that it would scarcely be possible to ne
loct another just such a body of men; but
now they have to bear with them, and un
less they arc greatly improved by attending
common schools the proscnt summer, we
shall only witness a continuation of the
evil a second edition of "laws without a
remedy" und another "fKay on the distribu
tion of the spoils of office." '
Scott is Alabama. Hon. II. W. nil
lard of Alabama, one of the most eloquent
y mgs in in.li ouie or in me ooum, comes
up iiiamum to uie support oi u?ncrai dcou.
Rend whut he euys iu a recent letter:
"Gen. 8colt's brilliant military career is
to be regarded in two aspects: it establishes
his claim upon the grulitude ol the American
people fur faithful services, and illustrates
his lituess for great trusts. The first gleam
of liirhl that shot acroKH the gloomy horizon
of our country niter th early reverses of the-
lust war with Ureat llrituin tlnshed Irom the
sword of Soott; and his brilliant victories
over the troops of our powerful enemy re
vived the drooping energies of our people
His conquest of Mexico and Vera Cruz, trav
elling along the track of Cortez until he
planted his country's standard upon thu
capital of that Republic, may be regarded as
oue of the most heroic scries of brilliant and
successful actions, w ithout a single reverse,
which history present to our view in ancient
or modern limes. Ho governed tho exten
sive regions subjugated by his orms with
a wisdom which demonstrated his fitness for
trusts demanding the highest administrative
abilities. His functions a the ruler of Mex
ico devolved upon him tlio most important
civil duties, for it was a blended civil and po
litical power which was entrusted to him."
Rci'LVixu nr Pnoxr. During a "passage-at-arins,"
in tho Homo of Representatives
the other day, it leaked out through Mr.
Meade of Yirgiuia, thut the letter of Capt.
Scott of that State interrogating Mr. Pierce
upon certain slavery question, was roceived
during that gentleman' absence and opened
by his partner who replied that Mr. P. was
not a candidate for the Presidency. Now, he
is a candidate, and we predict that the peo
plo of this country will be as long waiting
for a reply lo the following questions as they
have been laboring to discover "who struck
"Where is Gen. Pierce's letter!"
"Where is the letter of General Pierce's
Comiliuentarv. The Daylon Eiupirc,the
Democratic paper in that plucc, in speaking
of the nomination of Mr. Haines for Supreme
Judge, by the Whig Convention, says:
Mr. Haiues is a gentleman of lino legal
attainments and a most estimable citizen.
Should a Whig bo elected next full, thero is
no mau in his party w hom we would sooner
see elected to this distinguished position thau
05"Gencral Pierce is getting into a pretty
tight place in tho South. It seems that he
uttered some very warm aud ardent aboli.
tion sentiments at a publio meeting held in
New Hampshire soon after tho enactment of
tho fugitive slave law. '
Indian Trotjui.s or the Plains. A let
ter from the Plains, in the St. Louis Union,
statea that tho Camauehe Indians had con
gregated in large numbers on the Arkansas,
and had established a custom house, to levy
and collect taxes from the traders; that they
had taken from Mr. Thoinaa Bigirr t-UO
worth of goods, and $300 from- Don Jose
Pley.and made Mr. Pley kill them two of
bis Lest oxen, for them to eat. They said
that they intended to wait for Major FiU
patrick until next moon, and then if he had
not arrived, they would let no train pass.
These things, strange to say, are transpiring
within 90 mile of Fort Atkinson, where
there are United State troops, but in such
few numbers that they are not able to pro
tcct themtelvet., . '.
. Mexico. A correspondent of tho New
York Time say that our difficulties are in
creasing with Mexico o rapidly, that a "burst
up," at an early day; h looked for by those
moat Intimate with affair between the two
Republics. ' ; .
CKT The Indiana aro beig slow ly remov
ed from Florida, about twenty having lately
left for the west.
FrARCLIR PlERCB ASSIST! 10 THE FEDER
AL Lawtirs to DirEAT Andrew Jacksor.
The "Democracy" of Franklin Picrco m
not very ancieut. Ho atarted in life a
"Federalist," and used his influence against
the "Democracy and Andrew Jackson!"
Our authority for this startling piece of in
telligence,'! Isaac Hill, the old Ajax of
New Hampshire Democracy. The follow
ing paragraph ia taken by the Hartford
Courant from the Now Hampshire Patriot,
of 18 13, of which Isaac Hill was the editor:-'
. ;; '
"Frank Pierce Commenced law business
about the year 1826, and boarded with his
father in Hillsborough. In that' year he
made the old gentleman so far nun-commit-tal
that his nome was then used asdiKuoun-
tenaueing the Senior editor of the Patriot
! in hi ooDDosition to John Q. Adams; he
helped aud assiittcd the federal lawyer of
that day to call out tho strength of his fa
ther' name against Andrew Jackson; and
it wan not until tho close of tho year 1837,
that tho Bterling old patriot broke away from
the pernicious influence of hi daugcrous
This item in Pierce's life is not given in
his recently published Biography. It should
be copied into the next edition; for it U on
ly proper that the democracy should know
that iu supporting Pierce they are support
ing a "degenerate son" who "assisted the
federal lawyer" of New Hampshire to de
feat Old Hickory. Will the "Old Guard"
honor a man whose "pernicious influenco"
helped to defeat Gen. Jackson wheu he first
ran for tho Presidency! Albany Journal.
A Practical Ally of Great Britain.
The London Timet says:
"The primary question for the Lnited
States in this election, as it is fur ourselves
in the electoral contest of thi week, is the
national sanctiou and inviolable establish
ment of the principle of freo trade. For,
though no country is more interested in the
adoption and extension of those principles
. t .1 , , t . . . i n i. . l . . v. : u
than the American Union, the fight ha hith
erto been can ied on against tho avowed o
pinion of the executive government. Mr.
Fillmore' messages and Mr.'Corwin' re
ports have continued to avow protectionist
doctrines worthy to rank with Lord Granby 's
political economy, and Mr. G. F. Young's
statistics; and the country has only escaped
the imposition of mora restrictive duties by
the fact thut the present American Govern
ment has never possessed a majority on these
questions in the House of Representatives.
The triumph of tho candidate of the Demo
cratic party, brought forward by the men of
the South, will secure, probably (or ever, the
ascension of liberal commercial principles,
and if Lord Derby should next year bo dis
posed to take the American tariff for his
inuuei, we nut v uiiiv uuuuv mm u win dui vc
TCnl0ve ... . , . nf tho Drotective
i l:,.i i ...:n
i gystem Irom his mind. In thisrespect, and on
thit point, we take Oen. I'urce tobe a fair rep
rcsentative of Mr. Calhoun, and, attuch, aval-
uaUe practical ally to the commercial policy of
Upon this the Ohio State Journal to
"Now let the American citizen read that
concluding lentence, and blush for his coun
try, wbon he reflects that we havo so many
people hero who greedily espouse the Brit
ish policy, and insist on our government
playing into their hunds. Mr. Pierce is
nominated by tho South. He is a fair rep
resentative of the opinions of Mr. Calhoun,
and antuch, a valuable 1'hactical ALLY to
Cvmm,rcki u-y f are, BriUiin!!!-
What a blessed, clorious privilege! When
wo wero colonies, and when Englund legis- j
lutud for uf, it took precisely the same views i
of our course it doe now. Then they pror
hibiteJ tven the inukiug of a hob nail.
Then we were truly "practical allies" of the
commercial policy of England. We were
aiiliHitri'imit in luttirt inn tni llriTiKh l.orilA.
and tlio Times flutters itself that if the A-
merican people will only be kind and conde
scending euougli to elect Pierce, and return
to the old platform as they hud it then, and
Pierce &Co. want it now, why all will be
right. This is British advice. This is their
policy. With Gen. Jackson, wo think it is
high time! we had become a little more Amer
icanized in our ideas of policy."
Da hill A. Havsls Esq. Tho nomina
tion of thi gentleman for the office of Su
preme Judge, by tha Whig Stule Conven
tion, is received here with the utmost satis
faction, not by the Whigs alone, but by all
who know him either as a lawyer or u citizen.
High as is tho position which be occupies at
tho Bar, wo are satisfied that on the Bonch
bo would acquire still greater und more
widely spread distinction. His knowledge
of the law is most thorough and comprehen
sive; and hence, with fine power as an ad
vocate, he has enjoyed a practice equal in
extent and importance, we presume, to that
of any lawyer of hi age in Ohio. But a
man may be ever so learned a lawyer, and
ever so eloquent an advocate, and yot lack
the eBscutial qualities of n good Judge, lie
must, in addition, possess those peculiar
faculties of perception and analysis which
separate the truo from the false, no matter
how artfully mixed, bringing order out of the
worst state of entanglement and confusion.
These faculties Mr. Hayues possesses in a
remarkable degree, making his eminently
what is understood by afudkial mind.
Tho nomination could not havo I'allun up
on a man worthier the honor, and we feel
very confident that a majority of tho people
will ratify what tho Convention has done.
0-The conduct of Mr. Cass, Mr. Felch
and olher Lcofocos, in practically abjuring
the Pierce-and-KingjLocofoco anti- improve
ment dogma, in their course, on Thursday,
toward the Sunt do Ste Mario canal, shows
up ho consistency of t.iese time-serving dem
agogues iu a bright light. They go against
tho general principle, when no personal ad
vantage is to be gained; but they unblush
ingly " climb upon tho Whig platform," and
talk ubout the nationality of such and such
works, if, forsooth, they or their immediate
constituents art? interested! A!ri. O'a:.
Revolt in Old Butler. A considerable
number of the democracy of "Old Butler,"
with John K. WiUon at their heud, huve re
fused to swallow the Pierce and King nom
ination, and are oul for Scott and Graham.
Wilson has been making Scott speeches.
He has hcretoftre becu an active and prom
inent locofoco, and has served a sheriff of
fjr-Prcntico is incorrigible. His disease
is growing worse and worse, diurnally. Just
Tho editor of the Southern Democrat
says that he ha been "trying to count the
Whig lies uttered duringthiscanvasa." We
apprehend that all tho lies the fellow countt
well b nailed U th counter. -" '
"Exportation of SHoT-HoRR.-The Liv
erpool' Journal ayi A splendid assortment
of short-horned cattle arrived there by rail
way, to be (hipped for tha Ohio Company, in
A merica. They were purchased by Messrs.
Watu and Renick, from the celebrated herd
of Messrs. Scott, Wood, Thornton and We
iherell." 0O"The State treasury of Louisiana is
empty, and the member ol the State conven
tion propose to negotiate a lone of jf 100,000
lo defray it own expenses.
. OrMadame Goldschmidt ha - trans
mitted 10,000 til the Swediah coverment.
for the erection of school in destitute dis
A Bolwer's Gratitpdi. Th writer of
tho following, a we stated on 'publishing a
former letter, baa hitherto been a member of
tho Democratic party ; but in that party Oen.
Scott stands iu but little need of true Iriends.
Hundred and thousand of thorn are ready
to attest hi worth, and to prove their grati
tude and affection for . him. Washington
Sir: Iumy last communication to you, I
apoks of an incident that occurred in the
slope of the hill in Corro Gordo. We started
for Jalapa that tame evening, and in the
course of a day or two the sick belonging to
our company, and regiment came on to Jala
pa. It was my dnty (as often as my other du
tie would let me) to go and see tho sick in
hospital. Ofteq when there did I see Gen.
Scott, with one or olher of hi aids, making
tho most minute inquiries into the state of
the health and tho nature of the wounds of
the different non-commissioned officer and
private. Upon such occasions of kindness
and mercy, hi manner were those of a
father, tender and kind hearted. To those
who were distressed in mind a well as body,
he would always have some kind and good
remark to make. Hi visit upon such oc
casions were of necessity short, but, though
short, always sweet to tho poor soldier. That
tall, erect, dignified, and good commander
could and did unbend the general, and stoop
and place himself by tho oedsido of tho hum
blest of the men under his command. I
have been in the army many years; and of
all the generals that 1 have served under
for all the qualities that adorn or make a
man give me General Winfield Scott.
Wasuisgtos, July 10, 1853. L. P. J.
What a proud, haughty, tyrannical man
Gen. Scott must be!!!
(For the Daily Gazette.)
Oh! I heard of a man who was born in Yan
Where puddings and pies are the go;
Who once upon a time as the papers now
Went to fight in the wars of Mexico;
Then hang up the musket fc the swo-o-o-rd
And take down the cider it the gourd,
He's the very safest man whom no bullet
When he sees not, he meet uot the foe.
Then he mounts hi old horse and strap on
And his sword to bis side he makes tight;
When the cannons smoke and roar and the
battle has begun,
First he sickens, then he faints at the sight.
. Then take up, dec.
This very same warrior when he was a young
Gave a boy whom he never saw before;
A copper to invest iu a stick of candy-oh,
And the boy shed no tears any more:
Then take up, &c.
If he was so very clever when he was so very
He'd give now at least half a cent;
And be very well assured that his claim aro
To be made in the end President.
1 - Then take up,- &c.
Oh! I heard too of one who "was some" at
Lundy's Lone, .
Who would fight, not faint at tho foe;
Who never cocked musket, but he took the
And dealt all around a death blow.
Then hand dow n the inmketfcthe swo-o-o-rd
Then hand down the fiddle ic the bow;
For as sure as guns we will make him Pres
ident, For the hero was nu'er beaten yet.
j ficn ghout loud his uatuo throughout the
) whole land,
i nd blest bu forever his lot;
1 pr tie M0idit.r derves the civic command,
That soldier we know too is SCOTT.
., Then hand down, ice.
Hey boys, ho boys, listen lo my lay,
I'll sing a song, not very long,
'Twill bo of Chippewa;
Then join yo all, both great and small
And let the chorus be:
The hero of old Chippewa
Who President will bo.
At Lundy's Lane, amid the slain,
And ai Niugaratoo,
He met the foe, he dealt a blow
. And all their bouts o'er-thrcw. .
Then join, ice.
His noble form, amid the storm,
Foremost thero oppcared;
Among his men, no soldier then,
The sword or bullet feared.
Then j iin, itc.
And even now, upon his brow,
He bears the scars alone
He freely gave his blood to savo
Then join, &c.
Great Hero rest, within each breast,
For there, thy home shall be;
Each bosom bare, will ever share,
The memory of theo.
Then join, &c
Severe Blow m-itii a Flak.. The Re
public i anxious for the election of a Demo
cratic President in order that ho may arrest
the profligate legislation of Congress, by the
application of the veto power. Does the
Republic require to be told that there i a de
cided democratic majority in each brsnche
of Congress, and if there has been profligate
legislation, its own friends are responsible
for it. Buff. Com. .
Arti-Fairtins Cluh. The "dissenters"
of tho Loco-Foco party in Syracuse are for
ming an "Anti-Fainting Club." They say
that they have heretofore acted with the
Loco-Foco party, but will do so no longer,
at least not till they can nominate something
better than a "confectionary camlidate." This
is another touch of "Loco Harmony!"
There ore many such instance.
Information Wanted. A poor emigrant
mother, who is now in the Emigrant Office
Buffalo in destitute circumstances, is desirous
of obtaining information of her two sons,
Patrick McGlynn and John McGlynn, for
merly from the county of Roscommon, Ire
land. They are supposed to be in the State
of Ohio, at or near Cleveland. Any infor
mation will be gratefully received at the Buf
falo Emigrant office.
A Valuable Dpg. The St, Louia Intelli
gencer says that a beautiful and massive sil
ver collar has been placed on tlio neck of
Messrs. Francis &. Watson's Newfoundland
dog, which a few days since, rescued from
drowning, in the river opposite that city,
Mr. Barron and a littlo boy whom bo was
endeavoring to. save: -
JusTso.SqviRE. , .
"They may talk about Scott, now, if they
like; but look out for Plorce after the battlt u
fought!" National Democrat, .
The soldiers say that was just tha time to
look for Pierce in Mexico. Deh Adv.
OCT I it out of compliment to Gen. Pierce's
military exploits in Mexico that all the
hurrahs for hint in this canvass are so very
faint f--Prtntic. '
03"During the recent session' of the grand.
jury of , fhiladelphiai they returned' ooo
indictment; 408 were for keeping tippling
Flan and Fioutino. Newburyport baa
iu spirit up. It consider th attack upon
the Yankee fishermen a scaly piece of bual-
nes on the part of Mr. Bull' subjects, and
"fish or fight" I iu motto. The Union of
that town, after depicting the injury to the
busino of that place, which will follow the
order of th British authorities, says:
"Whv our ffovernment has so Ion 17 neir
lected thi matter, or why they do not now
at once maintain their- righu, 1 a mystery.
r or yean vessel have been seized and plun
dered, and the fact have been known to tha
wholo country, but whllo tho nation would '
set all their hound to pursue one poor ne
gro to the border of Canada, .they havo
oeen a mum a me grave over such insulU
and aggression. For fishermen to attempt
to resist English frigates, that could blow a
whole fishing fleet to pieces in a half hour,
were folly; the only reliance the fisherman
can have is on the Government, and they
ahould thunder at iU doors in Washington,
and start their Senator and Representa
tives to action, till the whole country is a
larmed. A war with England it not an event
to be desired, but should it ever coma,- we
shall hear no more of Biitish. line, real or
constructive, on this continent. I here are
English province! enough to make a dozen very
"Tm Crt is still, they Come." Wo
have given the name of several of Gen.
Scott's old companions in arms, who have
hitherto acted with the Locofoco party, but
who now avow their determination to vote
for Gon. Scott. Another instance has come
under observation. The Whigs of Whites
town, Oneida county, held a meeting on the .
evening of the 16th. At that meeting a
Club wa formed and afterward?, Mr. A. K:
Marsh responded to the call by declaring
that lie was and always bad been a Demo
crat. He had always voted that ticket, but
was determined now to vote for Scott. He
had served under bim in Mexico, and Scott
had raised him up with his own hand as he
lay wounded upon the field. Mr. M. con
tinued at some length to speak of the noble
and generous character of Gen. Scott, and
his remarks were listened to with much pleas
ure, and elicited frequent and hearty ap
There are thousands of those gallant
ninn in all narta of the ITn inn. whose admi
ration of their venerable Captain will" lead
them again to his victorious Uanner. The
heart of the Nation is with those who have
periled their lives and shed their blood in its
defence. A6. Jour.
(&The Statesman thinks the celebration
of the anniversary of the battle of Chippewa
and Lundy's Lane, at Niagara, are "patent
tritiit degrading to the character of intelligent
freemen." The atrocious sentiment is worth-
y ol special remembrance. It is worthy the
free trade British, tory Bource from whence
it emenatcs. It is not surprising, however,
that a paper and a party, that are playing
into the hands of British capitalists and tra
ders, and hitching our country as a tail to
the British kite, should thus attempt to re
press and truer at the patriotic sentiments
that such a celebration would produce. The
British did not think it in good taste for Gen.
Scott to flog 'them so severely, during tha -war,
and the Utatetmen, from equally patriotic
motives, thinks it degrading to remember
those splendid achievements of American
valor. - What a shame and disgrace to call
such a mau an American citizen!! O. $
Progress of the Maine Liquor Law.
The law prohibiting the sale of liquors in
Rhode Islund went into effect on Monday.
The Mayor of Providence, however, has is
sued a circular, informing individuals who
have been engaged in tho traffic, and have
liquors remuiningon haud,"that if they make
request to that end they will be indulged in
a few days time, to enablo them to send
such linuors out of the State, but no sale of
I utipli limi.tra IL-Ithi n i ha Rt at A trill hit UMiilrnrl
at or allowed." To-day the law goes into
effect in Massachusetts, and we notice by
tho Boston papers that, during the last few
days, un immense business has been carried
on in the liquor trade in that city, in conse
quence of the number of persons laying in a
large supply. In Providence, R. I., it is es
timated that $100,000 worth has been se
cured to be used In families. All descrip
tions of kegs, jugs and decanters wcra bro't
into requisition. Bolt. Sun.
Correspondence of the N. Y. Tribune)
Bolting in Ternessel Washington, luly
20. C tells a good story about Brown-
was called as a Mast Meeting, assembled,
duly organized, and six orators made speech
es against Scott-nobody iu his favor; and
when they came to "take the sense of the1
meeting," there were just six volet against
Scott; and three of these subsequently mado
Scott speeches at a Ratification Meeting.
C. W. protests that the very men who sol
emnly promised to stand by him to the death
against Scott have been bought up! Here'
ceived a Tennessee paper the other day
containing an account of a Scott Meeting in
his district, which was a trial to bis piety
for three of the six, who had promised him
that tbey would die in the last ditch oppos
ing Scott, had been making Ratification
Speeches, and two of the other three were
Vice Presidents! He says human nature has
ceased to be trustworthy. Yours,
; J. F. C.
TRotBi.s aAong the Pawnees.-i-A letter1
from Fort Lariuiie,says that oh the lStbjWhetf
near the frontier, an emigrant party of up
wards of 100 men strong, wero attack in the
open pruirie by aboot 60 mounted Indiana of
the Pawneo tril.e. A skirmish ensued
when the Indian were driven off, with at
loss on their part of three killed and five
u. ... i .1 1. .1 .ml i r ,Via a m i .rr. ti t n.n mMtl
ly wounded, Mr. Bargor and Mr. Carpenter
i . i. i n . i Y i vJ: 1 r. - .
doiii oi oouin ueiiu, luumua. mivr uns at
tack about two or three days, they overtook)
another party waiting reinforcements, when
'thnv vmwivnrl information that a r.otnnanv nf
j i - j .
English, five teams in all, were missing; a
party, after diligent search, finding only
traces of their wagons near a slough of
swamp. It is supposed they were all mur
dered by tho Indians and thoir teams sto ,
A CiBiotrs Cask ia related by tha Troy
Budget ol a girl in that city losing her speech
for a whole week. Beinir disobedient, and
refusing to answer her mother when spoken
to, she found, after sitting dumpishly in tha
corner for about an hour, brooding over her
bad conduct, that she was-unable to utter or.
articulate a word! Her friends-did not take-
particular notice of her for a couple of days-
supposing she was kept up in her pet. Fi
nally she wrote down mat sne couia not
speak, when her friends became alarmed,
and consulted several physicians.. Aftea
a week had passed she awoke one morning-
em! found herself again iu. speaking, order-
Health or New York. There was am
alarming increase in tha number of deaths
in New York city during last week. Ac
cording to the report of the city Inspector
. I . W A Im.m... lJ 1
mere we ,uvivoo u, i uu. ma
nual ber of the previous-week. The mortab
lty was chiefly among children, of whon .
840 died undor ten years of age. Of theso
83 deaths were caused by cholera infantum,.
30 by consumption, 97 by dysentery, t16 by
diarrhea, 17 by (inflammation of tho bowel,.
13 by measles, 39 by dropsy, 31 .by fever,,
and 4J by convulsions. There were 6 death
by cholera morbus. ,
0OT'le funds in aid of the monument to
Gen. Brock, in-Canada hare reached tb
sum of 6,794.