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PUBLISHED ZVIXT THOBSBAT MoBMHQ. ,
T. 5. SUU6HTERr EDlforllFrBOPRlET0R.
FFtCE-Old Publla Building South-east Come
r'iWy- PubUo ?",T- -
TiX3-$l,7S pet nnura in advance,.
Friday Evening,
ftfrOur subscription Ktha Increased
largely Since the Uatette fell into the hand
oCita present twM.Eagte.-'-- "
-For thereat few eka the editor of the
EagU has been awiduooaly engaged in hU
cndeavote to make hia reader believe that
the Whig of the county 1ad repudiated the
GwMrnA generally wfhdJUp with some;
thlnglikethe above egoUetieal paragraph.
Sioee we to.ok charge o the Gazette, some
five montbe since, we have increased our
subscription list ems hundred and have lost
but twtltx of the old. subscribers one of
them having died and three moved weet-
and our list now contains a larger number
of responsible names lhs at aur oiher P
riodW the histo of the paper since it 8 st
Ubfiahmeot, It is true, there may' be a
few that nave not altogether been pleased
' with our course AVe know that sudJ Is the
: case.-It was whit we expected .wien we.
took charge of the paper, for we bad lived
long enough in a printing office to know
that there are alwsy a few who are ever
lastingly complaining always disttisfied.
Alt we ssk of these, disconted spirits js to
come forward, show their hands, an J have
their names erased from our list; for we are
s anxions to' get rid of them as they are to
leave,' J If ft is from charitable feelings they
eupport us, we nouid Inform them that their
sifts are .not accentab e. ' W ' tinJsr
' obligations ,to no We for what w? ', hove j
for' Out possessions are the offspring 01 our
own UborvU'FiSr every dollar ;we obtain
: we render a fair ennivalent fn labor- -and
those who are not satisfied with "our work
are perfectly welcome fo employ some , one
that isbetter sble to please them," and. be
' assured", 'that it will creaf a no hard feelings
on our .parC Nowye" don't know of a single
one that is dissatisfied with us, but the EagU
ays there ere suChf if so, let t.hem make
themselves known, aa3 If they have paid us
in advance their money will be refunded.
So much 'for ourselres.' ,
!The truth of the matter is, however, that
ver since ,' il.Hj' Robinson relinquished
iKo Pttitnrial tharere of the EaaU. its sub
scription list has beeti growing "small by
degrees and beautifully less," until now, in
a Democratic county . in which the. afe
claims thirty-Jive hundred votes, it numbers
nn submiriDtion list some fix hundred
names, srid ir we are allowed to judge 1 '
'. From tti frequent '.Vluws." ; ' , $ '
f.. l0"thWi of thee tre noo-pyin ones!
' Oh! what a bird of a thing the t'Eagk" is
to"6e mnZXti&Wr!'rjtfor
publication day is looked forward to by 'all
the worldi and the rest of mankiqd,as a
grand ga'Ja day, when they are to be treated
to a "feast of 'reason' and flow of 'soul!'!
' Every time we witness the efforlsof the
oditot of the Eele to "puff " up his own
importance,we are very forcibly reminded of
the tpllowing coiipieiiroinuuruo.
: 6 wai somslpow'rtWglftls sjeus
; Te- te ovruivu a other Ht it" , '
fjrWe think the following contains good
eound advice.,'; V?e dq not copy it for the
purpose of hitting .any body v unless they
should get directly lo the way of thejflying
orlckbat. A It is from The Forest City:
PCQlrls, don't gsd'about'the streets so much,
f.n into the kitchen and assist your mother,
xnrl Imirn the art of housewifery, before you
trouble your head about beaux, or think of
firettinff married. Come, take advice of a
friend, and trf tab K00i for something.
Someofyott Jinow not how ridiculous you
appear when yon put on sir and pretend
that yod are too good to work." - :; ji''"'.
A Thought for Yorso Mew. No wreck
is so shocking to behold, as that of a" disso
" Jute young njao.-. On the person of the de
' ibaucheeor laebriatfr, infamy is written.-.?
How Nature bangs labels over him. to tes
Hify her disgust at his examplel". How she
loosens all his joints, sends .tremors along
"his muscles, and bend forward hir frame!
"The wretch whose life long pleasure it has
been t3 debase himself and to debauch olh.
ers. whose heart has been spotted with sin
o that it is black all over, is an offeuee to
the', heart of the unblemished. H trace
... MatM.-."-'-'-' "; (
. letter in the Newark Advertiser, dated (?e-
ill ' flAntamh.r 0. SKVS - ' . -'- .
' f'Capt.; Ingraham, of the sloop of wst gt,.
ILouit, now at Spexia, was serenaded a. few
night since, by large company of Italians
ria bosts, and recleved a complimentary ad-
drsa from them in commemoration of bis
conduct at Smyrna. " The affair excited the
.attention of the foreign consuls here, and
the local public deemed it prudent to warn
he parties, to abstain in future .from such
-demonstration f.:cx wrr-
.W-'-'Vv , ' - T) ' .'.'' .'r' I
Ho Faixwos 1 When Talleyrsnd,laving
.been compelled to leave Europe,, was subse
quently, alea obliged to leave England,' be--cause
be wm suspected of being a spy, 'he
-went to Portsmouth to take passage. While
at the hotel there, be was informed that there
MMtit American 'gentleman in the house,
and tie immediately sought an interview
". with him l- obtain some particulars of the
-country to which he proposed emigrating.-
told fbe i stranger that he would feel pleasure
.-lh bearins' to his friends in America any let-
ter-or meaaage be.bad to send. The answer
was."l am the only man in tne worm wno
'has no friend in America." On subsequent
Unauirv. he ascertained that the stranger waS
. .nn nthei than Benedict Arnold! ' What.
- Marrihift eoltaoh ior an-American ! "lam
rtbe only man in. the world who has no friend
0 America."- .;.. v,-,T'r:y
' -: ..frirrsBiTitoH. Oct, ff.--Tbe river is rising.
with three feet two inches water In tbe
. wnnthar innl and clolldr. with
train this afternoon. . !
NO. 23.
, On You so PaoptB. Tbe following is
just si. spplluable to this meridian s to New
England, and w commend it to the "young
people" ot Lancaster: S
There are subject which, to touch upon
with point and candor would give pain and
offense, and which need touching upon in
the exact proportion that such pain and of
fense would be given. Our only wish, in
speaking of 'our young . people" is to ex
cite a profitable course ef thought, and to do
good. So far ss our observation extends,
the young men of our acquaintance do hot,
at all appreciate the spirit of the age in which
they live, or the duties which are soon to
devolve upon them. We meet them in the
street, we see them at church, we talk with
them across the counter, we come in contact
with them in occasional conversation, and
the principal impression, left opon us is a
nicely fitting coat, a clean pair of boots, ea
sy manners and a contented frsme of mind.
We go into their rooms, and find a novel
which they declare to .be very good or very
stupid. ' The Bible is out of light, and the
history and the dook oi travel are nor. upon
their tables. If we SPk of politics, they
"don't care anything about politics, and are
not posted up;" if of religion, tney thin u
is pretty much as a man thinks;" if of any
greet question agitatiug the world abroad,
they "don't protend to keep track of foreign
affairs," : A for thoroughly digested and
well Informed view of the literature of their
own language, mey now none, . iiononi
they nave in plenty opinions with them
are scarce. ,' ',
" This condition of things grow out of a
mistaken idea of life and its true ends.' - Bu
siness is the one subject . and pursuit that
rises aboyfteyery thing, else. On this, they
are well informed. Here, they are pertecliy
at home, und it Is this establishment in their
minds- of what was intended, to be seconda
ry and subsidiary, as tbe prand end of life,
which prostitutes tneir energies, ana owaris
their whole being., God never made man
kind with the .intention -that selling dry
goods, and counting money, and digging po
tatoes, should De tne great eoas oi lis pur
suit. . These are sli simply tbe means of
sustaining animal life, and securing personal
social necessities snd - comiorts. - A true
manhood is the grand object of life, that
development of the intellect and the heart,
that symmetrical and sturdy growth or
character, which makes a man a man,
which lifts him above the accidents of for
tune, and gives him power, influence.
self-reliance, intelligence, energy, and, o-
boveall. a feelin rf equality and self-re
spect worth, more thon all the wealth of the
Indies. ; . ; . v .
Tried by tbe standard suggested by this
view, how many of .our young men are men
or are growing to-be meni. we leave it
(or them to answer. . And we leave it also
for them to "answer how, In the time to
come, when they take the places of their
employers, they are fitted to meet the re-
SDonsibillties of society. What kind ottone
do they propose to impart to their own cir
del What beneficent movements are
they to lead in, and be the supporters ofl
These are serious questions, and questions
which they are now deci Jug in their every
day lifeand nursuiu. Society js tobeiu
the future what you .young men anu women,
make it. Shall it be frivolous, shailow-
munnercd and shallow-hearted, or shall it
be intelligent, hiirh-toned, pure and ennobl
ing as become true maulioua una true wo
manhood! .: - . .. '
We are aware that there are discourage
ments In the way; We are met with the
Statements that there is no use in trying to
pel into eood society unless you have mon
ey, : We answer that society that measures
its members by mmey is not good society,
and is not worth getting into, and would be
a curse to you if you were to get into it.
Makeyour own society good and then you
will have good society.. What to you are
those poor specimens of humanity who est!
mate your Importance by the corpulency of
your purse! They do not call for a thought
and if you have true self-respect you wilt
not give them one. Tom Carlyle main
tains the opinion that every man, by a law
of. nature, will find his own level, and he
is rieht. - You cannot mis it. . We can se
lect vouTTir men in Springfield who imagine
that no one thinks of them, and who, in par-
suing their schemes fot self-improvement,
think thev are unobserved Public opinion
knows and. measure -.them all, and : their
good name is abroad. - When they come to
make an independent; movement. for them
selves, they, will meet it. The world is
coming more snd more, every day, ts esti
mate men for what they are, and wuai tney
do and esn do. ' - .; ;-? -
: We are led to these remarks by the ad
vent of that time of year when self improve
ment Is more easily pursued than any- other
and when schemes for this object are usu
allv devised and consumated.' What are
vou iroinff to do the comine Fall and Win
terl -Areyou going to form reading - and
debating clubs! Are yeu going to !form
circles for cultivation hi composition! Are
you going td lay out for yourselves.or under
the advice of friends, a course of private
reading! : Or are Von. only calculating on
some private whist parties, or a few public
cotillion parties! These are question in
which we feel a ereater interest than we
can express, for we know, and can bnt pro
foundly feet, that upon their decision de
pend the future usefulness, respectability
and happiness of mahya young man and
woman. Springfield Republican. X
Hanoiiio ahoxothk "Chiresr. A novel
case was brouffht Detore me Kecoruer on
the 24th. It was with some difficulty that
the officer ascertained the character of the
offence chanred.- It appeared.howeyer.tha
a robbery had been committed on a gamb-
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ler'S bank otwtwcn tne ininaman peiimw
the complainant, one fit, her fellows, had
been guilty, although two armed Manilarnqn
bad been trying to force open the. box.-
The suspected Chinaman was tried" for the
theft before a jury ot wree oi ma eumpau
ln. m!...nninted. He wis then sontenc.
A to ha hnnu unless within three hour he
retnmod tha monev. ; This he wss unable
to do, and his death warrant was duly drawn
Up fnCIiine8e,J making a very formiable doc--ument.
- The Irope 'was next brought and
the executioner-were, about to . proceed
with their work, when they, were Informed
by some of their fellow men that they would
be violating the laws of the land, and them
selves . be , punished, i Accordingly, after
consultation, they ensisted, and the police
force was sent for -- The man-who drew the
death, warrant was arrested, and tbe others
appeared as witnesses. After hearing, the
testimony; the two who had participated in
the- trial were also placed under . arrest, and
they, with all the witnesses,' were ' Sent to
the station: house, 'Until a full examination
of the" circumstances could take place.-
San Francis , Herald Aug. 80A,. - .
"fffODRKN Builder's Guid'
frr aula at the eitv
J.TA Book store
Aug. U. B. .CONHEIA, Ajent,
LANCASTER, OHIO, THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 13, 1853
A Hoosieb Dodge. They bare a stria.
gent auti-liquor law ia Indian but man
age to evade it to a great degreed The fol
lowing, is related by one of the countrv
newspapers,! the latest invention of tbe
committee on'"vxiyt and meant";
"On Sunday last, at the camp grounl
some four mile east of this, as a couple of
young blood were seated on log in the
woods, lamenting the scarcity of waler.and
tbe absence of anything stronger, a chap
walked up and offered to sell them a (mall
watermelon which be held under hi arm,
They told him they didu'iant it; but he in
sisted that it was ,a good melon, well flavor
ed, and finally thrust it upon their noses, at
the time removing plug to show - them it
was irood. The etlect was mairieal. - It was
instantly purchased, and upon a further ex-
mination was found to contain a quart of
the pure juice of tbe corn. Melons advanc
ed.
Trial or Kisae. The Clotino Scene.
The famous forgery case,which has so large
ly engrossed , public attention for the last
two weeks, has finally closed. The trial of
Lebanon, it is generally admitted,- has been
ably ,nd impartially conducted. Judge
Rogers has received deserved commenda
tion for the ability, moderation and strong
sense of justice - be nas displayed. He has
proved himself a competent, a learned and
n Impartial Juduei The jury was compos
ed of sound and sterling men, unprejudiced
their opinions, and determined to per
form what to them was a sad and solemn
uty. The case has been energetically and
bly conducted, both by the Counsel for the
State and the defence. No effort nor hon
orable means have been spared to give Wil
liam Kissane a fair and impartial trial, and
we believe, as far as nature can be infalli
ble, he has received what were bis just de
serts. The verdict was returned by the jurors af
ter a retirement of three ' hours, and its an
nouncement was most solemn and effective.
The general impression in and about. Le
banon was that Kissane would eithor be ac
quitted or . that the jury would disagree.
Their decision of "Guilty", Caused general
surprise, accompanied by a saddening influ
ence, as a large share ot sympathy had been
awakened in behalf of the unfortunate man,
who, whatever his sins, has suffered greatly
and whose position oan not but be calculated
to arouse puy even in the sternest bosoms,
Kissane' late standing in society, his pre
vious reputation, his youth and his sudden
fall from high position Into dishonor and
probable crime, have linked to hi name a
species of romance and mystery ,and strange
curiosity, that have been 'fell throughout
the land. . .
We know not when wo have witnessed a
more singularly impressive and mournful
scene than that which attended the rendition
of the verdict
The Court room was dimly, lighted, the
night without was dark and stormy, as if in
unison with the fate of the prisoner, when
he was brought in to hear the decision of
those twelve men upon whom his future des
tiny bung, and with whom his every -worldly
exoectaliou rested.
Kissane stood full of hope, as he stood up
before those jurymen, and gazed fixedly at
them, as if he would read their sentence ere
it was uttered. The awful word "guilty"
fell upon his ear, as much as upon his soull
which seemed to shrivel before that fcarfu,
sound. Every ray of hope died in his coun
tenance he started and gazed wildly around
as if to seek for protection,. and sank over
powered beneath the unanticipated blow,
He grasped nervously the arm or bis coun
sel. Judge Walker, who had struggled so no-
bly in his defense; - and who had tought so
. V . . . .-. ..
bravely, though in vain, against tne aarx
and Impending fate which awaited him) and
exclaiming in a trembling and appalling
tone: "That ts wrong, Judoe! As Heaven is
mv witness. I did not do it!" burst into an
aeonv of tear.
Eaoh spectator in that Court room felt a
thrill of woe, in that painful and awful scone,
dead ss the hone of the- unfortunate who
wept, weeping like a child before them. - 1
Justice, perhaps, .had been done; but jus
tice is stern -and terrible; it softens not its
rigor - though human nature is its victim.
Justice', thott art; tearless and stony, and
dreadful, when meok-eyed Mercy folds thee
not beneath her snowy wings! -1 '.
Thatscene will be long burned upon our
memory.. Near. Kissane sat his young broth
er, bathed in tears, and . sobbing as if bis
beart would break helpless then he seem
ed and deserted; the elder brother, to whom
he" had looked up as to a father, plunged in
despair and affliction,' was near him, a con
victed felon. The mother of these two
young men, thank .Heaven, was not there.
She had not yet learned that reartui intel
ligence which , will slope the darkened de
scent to her no distant., tomb. She wae a-
waiting with breathless suspense and anx
ious mind, and high, beating heart; the re
tnrn to bis home of the cherished eon'. ' A
mother's lovo had never accused .feint in
her sight he was as innocent as when he
lay, a smiling infant, upon her bosom. The
hour approached when she awaited his com
ing the declaration ofhis acquittal. How
bitter,-how crushing the disappointment!
' And who was to bear the sad tidings to
that mother! Who : wa to awaken her
fram the happy dream to the horrible real
ityl y ;"'.'.'. '-''.".:'-' ,-' .
Her younger son, who wept thereby his
convicted brother, As was to apply the torch
to his mother's hopes that would burn them
into blackened embers. ...'
We thought of this, and other thought
of it.- And i it trsnge, if a tear sprung in
to the eye, and for a moment shut, out even
the form of justice,' and turned the vision in
ward toward the weakness . of our common
nature, and the sorrowing' gate of Mercy,
even praying at stern justice's teet s
Kissane has, since his convictlon.attempt
eil suicide." Death must be welcom to him;
It were better much that he were in his
grave; that the shroud, .bad . enfolded him
while the robes of Innocence lay about his
childish heart.
Death! to the htppy thon art terrible! '
' But bow the wretched love to think of thaef
, ', O, thou true comforterthe friend of all . ' .;
. vy no nave no mena oeeuia-.-.
XCitij Jimes.
"!New Orleabs, Oct." 4 The steamship
Mexico, just in, reports tbe steamer Yacht,
from Brazos to New Orleans, struck en the
bar on the 23d uU., snd went to pieces In
eight feet of water. There was considera
ble specie on board, t portion bf which wa
saved. !The passengers and craw are all
safe.. . -.. r , i
Cotton declined 1 to Jo under the ' effects
of the new by the Baltic, .?
A,Fawohabu WEDDt-Iti.aidthat
a great -wedding is about to take,, place at
Martinsburg, Va.j' two daughters -of Con
gressman aulkner being sbout ; to be mar
ried to Congressman Bocock and '. Mr. Lott,
of New York. One hundred Invitations are
out.. -Geq. Cashing, it is said, will be in
attendance ' " . ; ' ' '.
Dkath" or Ms. Caisfs, SIotheb. A
Romantic Life.' Among the deaths in New
Orleans on the 13th inst.,wss that of Mad
am Zutime Gardctte, the muther of Dr.
Gsrdette.of New' Orleans, snd Mrs. 'Myra
Clarke Gsines. She died at the residence
of her son, Dr. Gardette.at the advanced
oe of seventy-eight year. The Delia of
ih 9uth In.t .haa the f,,tlu,! n,i- f
tbis remarkable woman:
This lady wss the heroine of that in
tensely interesting romance in real life,
which was developed In the celebrated law
suit of Mrs. Gaines.1 ' ' - - - . -
Her maidtn name was Zulime Carriere.
She wa born in th old French colonv of
Biloxi. Her parenis were emigrants fom
the land of poetry and romance the favor-
te home of the troubadours Provence
The blood of tbe Gipsy race, which in tbe
early day of Louisiana, settled aloug our
sea coast, end whose lovely d-iughters were
the special object ol the admiration and
love of the gallant French cavaliers who es
tablished tbe first colonies, mingled with
that of the puetis Provencal. From such
stock, it i not remarkable that Zulime
Carriers should have derived extraordinary
personal beauty.. The charms of herself
and her three sisters, were the universal
themes of admiration in the colony of Loui
siana. The warm and genial climate, and
luxurious atmosphere of the sea-snore, rip
ened these charms into full maturity at a
very early age. Zulime had hardly emerg
ed into her teens, before her hand was
sought by numerous suitors. Tbe success
ful aspirant gained his "point as Claude
Melnotte in Bulwer's piny did by holding
an imaginary coronet, or other insignia of
nobility, before the eyes of a beautiful, but
unsuspecting girl of thirteen. She was
caught by the glittering bait. Tbe French
nobleman soon dwindled into a Confection
er, and what wss worse, a married man, who
had never been divorced. Jle was arrested
and tried by an ecclesiastical Court in this
city, for bigamy was convicted, and sen
tenced to be punished, but afterwards escap
ed, and was no more heard of. Thus ended
Zulime's relation with Jerome De Grange.
Pending tins proceeding, and after the
discovery of De Grange's previons marriage,
there grew up an int.macy between Zulime
and Daniel Clarke, then leading man in
this Colony of very popular character and
agreeable manners. Clarke was just the
gallant, chivalrous man,, to espouse the
cause of an unprotected and wronged wo
man. ;" " , . J ' ' '
It is said but as from this point starts
the protracted litigation' which has recently
engaged so much of tbe time and attention
of our Courts we must be understood as
giving the version related by the deceased
lady and her friends, that Clarke, having
met Zulime in Philadelphia, and satisfied
himself as to the existance of De Grange's
bigamy, and the consequent nullity of his
marriage with Miss Carherc, promptly offer
ed her his hand and heart, but suggested
the prudence of keeping 'their marriage a
s -cret.untif they Could romplcte the proof of
De Grange a crime, rhey were married.
Of this marriage, but one witness was liv
ing when the suit was brought by-Mrs.
Gaines, and that was a sister of Zulime.
But there were corroborating circumstance
upon which the proof of the reality of such a
connection was rested. After her marriagu
to Clarke, in 1802, Zulime returned to New
Orleans, to take further legal proceedings
to invalidate, or rather, authenticate, the
illegality of the marriage with De Grange.
A suit was brought for this purpose in the
Civil Court of the Territory, and a judge
ment was obtiiined against De Grange. In
the meantime, Clarke had advanced in years
and honor. The gallant youth of 1803
had become the ambitious politician and
millionaire. ' - :.. -
As the popular man of a powerful party,
he was sent a delegate of the Terriuty to
Congress. Hore he soon -forgot the , poor
Creole girl, and began to meditate a more
brilliant marriage connection. -Tne aoject
of this aspiration was the lovely Miss Ca
ton, of - Maryland, a, grand-daughter of
Charles Carroll: of Carlton, who alter
wards became the Marchioness pf Welles-
ley . She was a great be le and Clark e
fine manners, -distinguished position, and
great wealth, rendered him quite a desira-
ble match lor so brilliant ana accompnsn
ed a beauty. They were engaged;, but
some stories of his enemies caused a sudden
termination of their relations. v On hearing
ofhis courtship of Miss Cston, the unfor
tunate Zulnne again went to Philadelphia
to procure proofs of hbr marriage with
Clark. But- alasl Clark, it was alleged.
under the influence of a reckless ambition,
had made wav" with those proofs and poor
Zulime strain found herself the victim of
man's treachery. ' In a feeling of desertion
and helplessness, alone among strangers,
whose language and habits were foreign to
her, she accepted the hand of Dr. Gardelte,
who generously and magnanimously, rely
ing on her truth and sincerity, united ' bis -fate
and fortune with here. From that pe
riod her life flowed smoothly on in the dis
charge of her duties as a wife and moth
er. - ' " ' -.-' ' ' - "
Shortly after herjmarriage with Gardette
Clark had suffered his severe rebuff from
the lovely Miss Cston. In a spirit of true
penitence, he hurried to Philadelphia, saw
Zulime; and declared his determination to
proclaim their marriage. But it was too
lute. She informed him that' she was Mrs.
Gardelte. Clark was deeply distressed at
this, and exhibited a sincere penitence.
He sought to atone for his desertion of the
motherly kindness to the daughter, who
was born in J808, of this secret ; marriage.
This. was My ra Clark. She. was placed in
charge of an intimate friend of Clark, Col.
Davis, who raised and educated her as his
own daughter. It was not until she had
reached maturity, that My ra discovered the
secret of her history i Since then, a Mr.
Whitney and as Mrs.' Gaines, she has pros
ecuted her claim to the propriety of Dsn
iel Clark as his lawful beir, with a seal.
earnestness and energy, which have rarely
been equalled In the annals of litigation.
The difficulty , hss . been to establish the
the marriaire between Zulime and Daniel
Clark." Certainly, a mystery has long
hong over this rase, which only the dead
could rise from their graves and satisfactor
ily determine., ' ' ' ' 1 ' ' '".
. The once lovely Zulime, passing through
so many reverses and misfortunes,, returned
in her old age, to Now Orleans her old
home-J-and - passed a ' peaceful and : happy
life. In the family of her son, respected and
beloved for her many virtue.. - She died at
the age of 78, theyoungest of her' family -two
of heraister having attained fheir 90lh
year, a longevity common to the old inhab
itants of Louisiana, and parUeulary those
lorn pnfhe sea" Coast..,;,;.'. :'.;.'v.
SKTMn Geoge Clark, one of tbe 'lew
sorvivois of the Dartmoor- massacre died in
N. Y.ilset week.-"-; . "' - ' '
' Lite rao rn Aeicas Mmihteii t i
Loxdoi. The Hon. J irm-j ' Rur-limmn, In '
declining a dinner, tendered thnmgli Wm.
Brown, K , M. Pom behalf of ibe Liver
pool American Chamber of Cnmmr-e,sty:
"For my on osrt. I firmlv blive that In
!nnsttlid nii-nt'ioin knwn tocxint bfiwen
tc'rpt Britain and the United States, jti ljd
""D """"""f " " oi me m rten-
al interests involved, arc lint worth six
months' suHpeiwiun ,f (ye trad between
the two foiiniri.-s. .. It j. therefore, greatly
to be desired that I head question abinjl.l be
speedily, tnmorably, snd finely dju,(.d,aiid
that hereafter 1 tli nations should enj v n
smooth se and cloudless sky for friendly
competition in ail the pursuits calculated
to enlighten and benefit the human rice.
The greatest revolution, so far a the inl.-r-est
of commerce and manufactures is con
cerned, which ha ever ken commenced a
mong men, is that now appnrentlv in suc
cessful progress in Chin. Should this ter
minate in opening a free access to tliit v.-ixt
empire of three hundred miltim of linmun
beings, the United State and Great Bi itain
will have harvest preaented before them,
which, even with all tbeirenergv.enterpriiip,
and resources, they will scarcely be able to
reap. . Theq will a noble and generous ri
valry also spring up between thfin, which
shall contribute moht effectually to promote
the cause of chrintianity, civilization, and
freedom among this ancient and trange
people." . . ( , ... . ;
A Tl i nr iitt tf . f 1 . t n i . i- - II.... T
FCitm ho heb FATBKa.-Mrs: U.S. Wins-!
ton, an aged widow lady, formerly the wife :
of Mr, G. D. Winst-m, deceased, of Virgin-1
.., ...-uu . .,.ula ayB,!ieiglitli six feet three, and admirably pro-
Deur Athens, Ala., is a daughter of the . ... ... . . . ,,
celebruted Patrick Henry, ,.f Virginia, of por"on(,d' ,th "now whte, r My
revolutionary memory ; and we uolire that . ronntcnancc. He was plainly dressed io a
a late number of the Athens Herald e.oii- dark green frock, with a black chapeau
tainsa communication from her, correcting wi(h(Wt ri,alherj. Bnd mounted on f0t.
astatementin Wirt's Life of Patrick Hen-, bu fc f ,
ry, wherein it is stated that 7'in one of Ins " '
earlier purchases of land be Is blamed for ' woked "every inch of a king."
having availed himself of the existing laws I As the troops were passing before. . him
of the State, in paying for it in the d.-pre- ibeauddenly raised his hand as signal for a
ciated currency of the country; nor was he
free from censure on account of some par
ticipation whiih he is said to hare had in
the profits of the Yazoo ' trade." Mrs.
Winston says that Mr. Wirt wss not ac
quainted with : her father, and never saw
him, and therefore bad to depend upon oth
ers for bis information: The' charire was
brought against him when he was spoken of!
as the successor of Gen. Washington, and,
being conscious of hi innocence, he never
took the trouble to contradict it. Mrs.
Wirt, his wife, and the mother of fllrs.
Winston, however, wrote to the Treasurer
of Virginia, on the subject, and that oiueer
replied that the money was paid in gold and
silver. Airs. Winston admits that her fath
er was concerned In the Yazoo purchase,
but she adds that the "well informed need
not be told that many persons of unques
tionable integrity became purchasers ol the
Yazoo stock, and that all the criminality of
the affair is studied to the originators of the
scheme." ,
WASHirtfiTox, Oct. 4. The department
of the Interior yesterday received a letter
from Got. Wynkoop, the United Slates
Marshal of the Eastern District of Pennsyl
vania, stating that three of his deputies
were on the point of being arrested, on a
State warrant charging them with riotous
or illegal conduct in tbe execution of a war
rant from Justice Griei.of the United State
Court, fjrtfie arrest ofa negro claimed as a
slave by Isham Leith, of Virginia. The
Marshal asks authority to employ counsel,
and incur the necessary expeusc iu dolcnd
ing suit.
The Secretory replied by thelegraph, di
recting the Marshal to luse no time in con
sulting tbe district attorney, and taking any
defence necessary, assuring him that the de
partment, as well as the entire government,
is determind, at all hazards, and al any cost,
to carry out the provisions ol the fugilivo
slave law.
Secretary Dobbin, accompanied by Capt.
McDruder, left this morning to visit and in
spect the various . navy yard through the
Southern, States.
Jefferson Davis is to be acting Secretary
of the Navy during Mr. Dubbin's absence.
Fbom the Fishibo Gboubd A letter
from Cosumpsec, P, E. I., of Sept. 15th,
In ,liA Innrn.l anta ,l,n, nn K..nt 1 1 t h
schooner Winged Racer, Captain Parker,
was towed into Douglass Town Irom tiaspe
Harbor by the English .steamer Argus, and
ancnoreq unoer nur guns, j ne cause oi uis
oeing laaen is siuicu io do iiisv ue reiuaea
to leave the harbor of Gaepo w hen ordered
by the commander, who alleged that he did
not show his colors when entering the port.
The letter also states that the captain ol the
Argti fired among one hundred American
fishing vessels, and ordered them not to
take shelter from the storm in a certain port,
but they went in, notwithstanding. It is ,
.t i .i , ., jo m l
thought that the V inged Racer wtil soon be i
released. . ;'
. : ,'
AI,.DS7 PBETT,m"- 6 "r er8rd
that the director and offieera of the Ohio '
and Mississippi Railroad Company contem-
plate presenting . a magnificent silver ser-1
vice, valued at $1,000, to Dr. Tom. O. Ed-1
wards, in a few days, in token of their ap- i
preciation and admiration of his professional j
. j i -n . t o ,i ii . 1
attention and skill to James B. Hall, prcsi-J
dent of said comoanv. who. it will be re-
membyd, was seriously wounded oy ur.
Ames Borne day since. The action of the
company in this matter speaks volumes for
their appreciation of. Mr, Hall and his at
tentive physician and surgeon. Cin. En
quirer. - i..,;.
SAni Cahai, Compast Land Cuims.t-
It is stated that the Commissioners of the
general land office have decided against the
Saul Canal Company the question ot their
.;,k- s annnt thirtv thmlainilH niT09 nl mill.
era! lands selected by their agents beforej
the approval of the contract by the Gov-
ernor, and which land had beenjire-empt-
ed and entered by other parties. . ;,
(VrTbe IronBridge .cross the Muskingum,
river, at Zanesville, for the Central Ohio!
Railroad, i nearly completed, l he cars
will run over in a short time. We-understand
that our Zanesville folks are going to
have a celebration on the completion of the
bridge
LtQtroa AmoiroTKB Ibdiass. Gen. Gor
man, tha new Governor , of Minnesota, has
issued an order; In which be" says the liquor
traffic among the Indians "must and shall oe
stopped."... The agent is prdered to search
up and destroy all liquor offered for sale a
mong them. .;.'" -',: ';; ''",';, t..y'V
'ToBAoeo'IiwrjBED bt Fbost. The Rich
mond Mail mention a rumor that great
damage be been done td the tobacco crop,
by frost, near Lynchburg, Va.A ; . -
x Tcxai. 11
dvice - from
we lesrn that
Galveston to llio
23d ult..
the cotton rrop la mfiVring much from the
ravsge of Ihi'Wimn. It is stated that corn j
has r'uwn one hundred per rent, in the whole
f the Guadalupe vliy. The unprecedent
ed rW U owing t the Ute army move
ment on ltiewentern frontier, Tbe yellow
fever ti.ll prevails at 'Houston, slthough it
Is sid lo be assuming a mild.-r form. Since
the hst week in August there have been
2 10 death in flalri'st.in.ttin thirds of which
were from yellow fever. The disease has
been confined to the uuacclimalvd, aod as
the wpatlief had become-unusually col 1, it
wa hoped it wa-jIJ considerably diminish, if
u.it dittppir, lingether;' During the three
day ending iu? 23d, however, there were
thirty death. Col. W. T. Austin, reported
to have died ifyeIIow frver, has recovered.
Several a m-st, have been made of persons
suspected of robbing Maj. . Sanderson and
Prof, flutter afn-r their deaths at hotel in
Galveston. On'y two dime could be found
on the person , if Maj. Sanderson, after hie
death, allhouh.it is known be bad plenty
of money the Jay before.
Tbe Empehob or Russia asd hi Tboops.
A gentleman of New York, who was re.
icently pres-nted in St. Pefersbnrgh at
revicw of mM0 R""in trP b the
Emperor, the Mirror ny, describes him as
perfect specimen of the physical man. In
halt, when he dismounted, walked up to a
private in the ranks, and asked him to un.
button his cot. On find ng that tbe sold
ier was without s s'jirt,the Emperor prompt
ly ordered the officers of the company to
Siberia, and the officers of the regiment
were instantly degraded to the rank of pri
vates.'
A Southebx Stcdest ih Tbocple. A
young man, a medical student from tbe
South, who refuses to give bis name, bas
been held to bail in Philadelphia under the
following'circumstances: It appears a few
evenings ago he saw a young lady, about
15 years of age, standing at the door of her
guardain's house, and although a total
stringer to her.aniLshe to him, he stepped
up and handed her a boqtiet, which she
thoughtlessly received. Soon after he sent
another, and subsequently sent a very im
passioned letter to the house proposing an
ehipement, and a private interview at the
corner of Eighth and Walnut streets on
Sunday evening last. This precious docu
ment was signed "Harry." Tbe intended
victim very properly showed the letter to
her uncle, who told her to meet Mr. Harry,
according to his request, when he wa ta
ken into custody. As he refused lo give hia
correct name.be was held to bail a "Mr.
Harry." :"
- - .
iC?" The Marquis of Chandos, the son of
the Duke of Buckingham, whose immense
estates in England wore lately sold by the
Sheriff, has accepted the office of Chairman
to the Lonihin and North Western Railway.
The young nobleman, it is said, cut off the
entail of the Buckingham property, and de
prived himself of $3UO,000 per annum, in
order to pay his father's debts.
New Discovert of Coals ts Allegaht
CotSTT. The Bo:den Mining Company,
owning over 4,000 acres of land, lying in
one body, in Allegany county, Mil., con-
j taining, it has heretofore been sopposed,
compantively a small amount of coal, has
recently made a discovery i it is reportedt
6,low8 u w u one of lfae most TaI
able miueral properties in the Mary laud coal
field. "
Expeditioss tj Jam. We
have al-
; ready mentioned that Russia bas despatched
I an expedition to Japan in the wake of one
j . ' .. . n States. It is now stated that
. . ,, -,, .
in concenuence of the movement on the
111 cou '"rul-v "
part of Russia, that the English govern-
ment intend also to scud one, and the ships
named as likely to form it are her Majesty's
' T , 'A
steam vessels Encounter, 14; Leopard, 12;
Stiomboli,9, and Barra Couta, 6 guns. , A
recent Amsterdam paper mentions a rumor
haj lhe j.tsian expedition is intended to
,.!.'".''!..,'
resist the attempt of the Americans to open
r?sui i" v ,, .
the ports of Japan, but the story is hardly
pro
bable.
,'1
Sub-Mabihb Telegbafh fbom Ccba to
Flobida, The privilege for a sub-marine
telegraph from the Island of Cuba to the
United States has just been granted to Mr
Samuel A. Kennedy, Don ; Francisco ,Noy,
and Dr. Filipe Nunez; by Gen. Canedo.with
j tn8 unanimous approval of the, ileal 'Junta
j h TelcerBph Committee, for a term of
r
thirteen and a half years. Jt will extend
from a point near Cardenas to the main
i1Da 0f Florida- ' The whole distance, about
,M miieg; j, to be divided into four section.
The longest cable requt.ed will ; be about
66 mile. The line is to be built by ajoint-
i gtoCR eompanvf to be rormed en tne laiauu
ofCuba and tho United State.
,Suspeb9iob or Import Duties Informa
tion bas been received at the State Depart
ment, from the United States Consul at Aix-la-Cliapelle,
thaf, in accordance with an un-
) derstanding between
tho Slates ol Z.0II-
Vereio, the cpljection of .import duly on
corn, pulse, floor 'and other products of lhe
mill; vix! bruised C shell grains, hulled bar
feV. erits and groats, pounded or bulled mil
let, wa suspended on the 15th, of Septem
ber, and will cpnvinue ItfberUll the eud
tbe year 1353. . . .- ) x -v,-
I.atf.b rs
" . . . en r. cjaiaBgsafa&si
AVIIOLE NO 14C5 ,
'. Matrimony,-'
; Thst ma rout lead a happy life,
Who's free from matrimonial chain,
Who is directed by a wife, - '
Is sure to softer for hi pains. ,.- ,
Adm rwild Sod nn solid per, ''
When Eve wa given for mate,
Until ha saw a woman' face, - -, .
, Adam wss in a happy state. , V
In all the female face appear,
Hypocrisy, deceit snd guile, "
Truth, darling of s heart eineere, '
I most imperceptible. . .;
Cursed I the fljulish niae I say,
Who change from hi singlenese.
Who will art yield to woman' wy, .
. picture ef perfect blesseds.. 1
I To advocate the cause of th ladies, you
will resd the first and third, snd second and -
fourth lines together. v
UlllBtU '.-'- -
Tn goLtnn aummer in y heart, chd mrnmsr all
Wnea with a wreath of lUW-belU asr UUaWl I
erownrd.
Ad callH hw qiiaas mt all mj hops, sad aIUd
m iwrH bar anient.
And boldly vowed tut Lillibel h Bsrent to to
fi-d,t.
For UlUbel.dear Laifbsl!
Oh! all th tntrxn sssHMtd
lilly-bells, In thoa
b-!mL roldna dava.
And all th hrooiftauiu Lillibsl. a)nujir wiadinr
IWTS,
Ltdem with draaiw of Li UW, th lining breozsa
canMi,
The sOrsr rbae only sang the imllow nmsie same
Of LUlitMl, awBt JaMM !
CoU winter bow ia hi tS sky, chill winlar la my
hparu -' (,prt;
I wmndnr by tb ailent broolc, fo nu and mourn .
Ii wild wio4. wruaparuia; tnronga th traas. in
low. waaried wniapf ra tll
Th story ol the Ijlly-belh.and of mr Lillibel ,
wr luiipm, nai ui uai :
Th Kiiujtwhnae bar so knight uy braab. whoa
jorno quean aerial iray oariins onae, .
BlacIr-FluiMd, npnn hi dm! whit stead. Cor off '
lis gathered all lo liily-balla to biod araiod her
omw; . . - iwotio now
I fel tharaar no dower tor am in all th wide i
, If oUUj bells, neLaUheU
MairX EtcTioa. Tbe Hunker Demo
crats of Maine have suffered a lost in tbe
defeat of Shepaxe Cart, who is defeated
a candidate for Senatov io tbe Aroostook '
district, and Mr. Black, Whig ia chosen in
place. There are doubt about the election
of Fax well, one of the Whig candidate In
Lincoln county ,'whicb doubt can only.be
olved by an official count, . The Whig
hve a ptorality of members elected to the
Senate, and have gained two members of the
House in Aroostock, which would make tbe
latter body stand - ;.'
Whig. IVm. Morrill Pent, Freesoil,
60 64 '-! 14 - 8
Tnere are still fifteen districssto be beard
from,, from which there were last yr ft -Whigs.
The whole number of Representa
tives is 151. Last year there were 63 Whigs,
84 Democrats, and 6 Freesoiler' State
Journal.
Mob Law aso Mcrdeb iji the Citeroexs
Xatiob. The Van Buren (Ark.) Intelli
gencer gives so account of tbe arrest, by a
party of Cherokee,' of two respectable citi
zens, Andy Adair, and G. W.Adair, Jr.,'
on tbe pret-xt that they had been concein
ed in a late murder.- A portion of them '
conveyed G. W. Adair a short distance,
and then commenced shouting bim, and
when tbe other party heard tbe firing they,
commenced on Andy, and shot.it is said,
100 balls into his body. Before the mur
derers left the scene of their work, many
speeches were delivered over the body of
Andy, and as each one finished he struck.
his knife into the body - ,-. -
Geoegia Election Ad. election was .
held in this state on the third inetfor Gov- '
ernor, member of Congress and the State '
Legislature. In Chatham county a Demo
cratic Senator and two Democratic mem-, ,
bers to the lower House are cbosen.'but Bar -ton,
Whig, has 940 majority for Congresa.
In Muscogee county a Democratic Senator
and two Whig memberj--jf the lower House
are elected. The caniHflale for Governor .
were ChaS. J. Jenkins, Union -Whig, and -H.
V. Johnson, Dem. Johnson ia believed
to be elected. ' '!.'" ' , ""..'
Vesezuela. The President of Venezue
la General Mosagas, ha published a pro
clamation of pardon to all concerned in tbo
revolutionary attempts; but, reserving to
himself the power, conferred by Congress,
to send into exile ot to put into prison, such
as he may think the greatest or most dan
gerous offenders, ,
A CLiPrsa RACB The American clipper
Chalenge sailed from Canton on tbe 13th
July last, and the English clipper on the
14th, both for London- The English sbip
Patna followed them. The London News
says
that a great many bet nave been
booked un the result of this race, ,;. , ,, ,t
Dead. The young lady who ha been in
a somnolent state for over month, at Har
risonburg, Va., died on Thursday at. The
physicians prvnounced it parslytation of
the stomach. , - .; , j , .
OOr Another cargo br 600 African slave
were lately landed at Trindadde Cuba, and
from 350 to 800 st Baracoa. ,
CITY BAKERY, KO. I. : '
ZIK k B1SH. Main street, Lenaater, Ohia,
four iaort West of the llorkiv Vallty Kank.
Whore freah Bread, Ruaks, Cekea.and Crackers can
be had every dar. " " , ' ' ' ' '
W have mployed th sw beat woHnaea in wnr
lineofbuainwaand wiU sell atwaolaaal aoaretau
at the foKM prices. . .
Wear dntormmea ro pve r aaiiTci,a.
All orders from the city or county for Bread; aakee;
aoda, butter, water and Boaton creekera, will b
prompUy fiUe.1. Givena acaU.
Lancaster. Ju'y91.1H53 Z1W BIKH.
N B. We alaoWon hands tcoeralaaaoi-tmentol
FAMILY GROCKRIKS, which will be -ld at th
lowest rates. . isml -
- -' - . " HEW BOOKS? ' . .:
At the City Bk ator. wpweatt llua4lerai
Hotel. Ie. !.. i -::
nsTHKCEIVKn-Jariog Twida of AmerlfliB he.
"V - rai . t. t . i iaa DlSM Mla! t I I ! nW.
tVIthA.'ralian oive and the Mi Piena, I -)
WiUon, ricmni n --. wu.-.u.
o.i,oan,Lf M'l'"r; '
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