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PORT TOBACCO, MD. THURSDAY MORNING, AUG. 11, 1853. Road Supervisors. —We publish to-day in full, in another column, the act of As sembly passed at the late season relating to Road Supervisors. The County Commissioners for Charles will meet on Tuesday, the 23d instant, we understand, to carry nut the provisions of the 6th section of this act. We are requested by the President of our county Agricultural Society, to give notice for a meeting of the Society on Tuesday afternoon of the 23d instant. Also, for a meeting of the Executive Committee on the morning of the same day. There are matters of Importance connec ted with the approaching Annual Exhibition w hich render it necessary that the meetings should be held at the lime named, and it is therefore urgently requested that the mem bers both of the Society and Executive Committee attend to this notice. The Democratic State Convention met in Baltimore city yesterday morning, at 10 o’clock, to nominate candidates for the offi ces of Governor, Comptroller and Lottery Commissioner. We shall probably hear to-day who are the nominees. Whig Congressional Convention at Bladensburg —The Whig Convention to nominate a candidate for Congress in this district, assembled at Bladensburg on the 3d instant, and organized by choosing L f] Chew, Esq., of Prince George’s county, as President, and E. J. Hall, E-q., of Montgo mery county, as Secretary. Gen. Thomas F. Bowie, of P rince George’s, Gen. John j G. Chapman, of Charles, George Wells, Esq, of Anne Arundel, John T, B. Dorsey, Eq.. of Howard, George E. Morgan, Esq , of St. Mary’e, John D. Bowling, George’s, and Augustus R. Sollers, Esq., of Celverf, were severally put in nomination. After the 5 h balloting the name of Gen. Chapman was withdrawn, and after the 14th Gen, Bowie’s nune was also withdrawn. There were seventeen unsuccessful bal lotings, and on the 18 h ballot the Hon. Augustus R. Sollers, received 12 out of the 23 votes cast, and was therefore declared to be the Whig nominee.‘Mr. Sollers acknow ledged the compliment in a brief and hanci- After passing a vote of thanks to the Hon. R. J. Bowie, the late member, who declined a re-election, the Convention adjourned. A correspondent in the Annapolis Gaz elle recommends Benjamin G. Harris, Esq , of St. Mary’s county, as a Democratic can didate for Congress. The Camp Meeting of the M. E. Church, now in progress near the ‘‘Bumpy Oak,” in litis county, commenced last Friday, and has been well attended each day. Several able ministers have been present, and we trust that much good will result from their preaching. We call particular attention to the adver tisement of ‘ Oak Grove School,” under the Misses Y erbv, situated near Woodvtlle and Nottingham, in Prince George’s county. — It has been in very successful operation for some time, and promises many advantages that ought to weigh heavily with those who have daughters to educate. Its situation is remarkably health, and more than all, it is near home. It will be seen that the sale of the farm of Dr. Thomas J. Stone, in St. Mary’s coun ly, is postponed to the Ist Tuesday in De cember next. The execution of Thomas Connor look place in the jail yard of Baltimore city on Friday last. He was placed upon the scaf fold at 12 o’clock, and as he swung off the rope broke, and he fell to the ground amidst painful excitement. In twenty minutes af ter he again swung off and remained sus pended until he was dead. Connor, it will be recollected was convicted of the murder of Captain Hutchinson of Accomac county, Va., whom he stabbed when delected in stealing some articles from his vessel. The malefactor was scarcely eighteen years of age, although he appeared to be a stout man. He weighed not less than 180 pounds. The steamship Atlantic sailed from New York on Saturday for Liverpool. Among her passengers we notice Hon. James Bu chanan, U. S. Minister to England; C. J. Merriwether and lady, of Virginia; Hon. Pierre Soule, Minister to Spain; Hon. J J, Sibbles, Charge to Belgium, lady and daugh ter ; R. G. Barnwell, Consul to Amsterdam ; W. S. Campbell, Consul to Rotterdam. A Jockey Club is about being formed in St. Mary’s county—so wc learn from the Beacon, ELECTIONEERING AND TREATING. The following communication,enclosing the proceedings of a public meeting, held in Port Tobacco as far back as 1825, has been sent to us for publication, with a view of suggesting a similar movement, viz: that voters opposed to the immoral and destruc tive practice of treating , tequire a pledge from every candidate for office that he will not use, during the present campaign, such base means to secure his election. We will merely remark, that the move ment in 1825 was successful for three years in effectually putting donn treating at elec tions. Every gooil citizen who remembers the disgraceful manner in which the cam paign of 1851 was conducted, will agree with us that something should be done now to prevent the recurrence of such practices. Communication. Mr. Wells: I send you the printed proceedings which took place in the county many years ago, upon the subject of elec tioneering and treating. The resolutions were subscribed to by upwards of a majori ty of the voters of the county, and would have been fully carried into effect but for the adjournment of the Court, in conse quence of sickness. Fifteen of the most respectable and highly esteemed citizens from each election district weie appointed, and look active parts in furthering the ob j• ct of the proceedings. It seems to me that now, when the new Constitution has so multiplied the number | of officers to be elected—and the signs of the times indicate a dissipated campaign this would be a proper period to renew those proceedings. There can be no doubt that all peaceable, prudent and sensible per son would approve them. Very respectfully, A Subscriber. Here follow the proceedings referred to: The attention of the citizens of Charles County having been drawn to the subject of Election eering by'two succeeding Grand Juries, a respec table and numerous meeting convened in Port To bacco, on Thursday, the 19th inst. for the purpose of taking into consideration the evil consequences of the present practice ; Nicholas Stonestrekt, Esquire, was called to the Chair, and Josias Hawkins appointed Secretary, when the follow ing resolutions were unanimously adopted : 1. Resolved, That Messrs. Daniel Jenifer, Samuel Hawkins, William D. Merrick, William P. Ford, F. D. Stone, and Nicholas Stonestreet, be a Committee, (called a Central Committee,) to draft resolutions for adoption by Sub-commit tees in furtherance of the objects of this meeting ; and that they appoint fifteen person in each Elec tion District, to constitute said Committees, who are earnestly requested to solicit the co-operation of every voter in their respective Districts. 2. Resolved. That every candidate for office, of either honor or profit, be requested to unite their exertions to effect the object of this meeting. 3. Resolved, That each Sub-committee make a return, at the next August Court, to the Central T StIBStRE et I Chair ’n. Josias Hawkins, Sec’y. May 19, 1825. In furtherance of the above resolutions, the Central Committee have proposed the following : Resolved, That every person who subscribes to these propositions, agrees that, if a majority of the voters of Charles County be obtained to the same, by August Court next, then we pledge our selves not to support any candidate for office of honor or profit, who shall be detected in treating, directly or indirectly, contrary to the spirit of these resolutions. DANIEL JENIFER, SAMUEL HAWKINS, WILLIAM D. MERRICK, WILLIAM P. FORD, F. D. STONE, NICH. STONESTREET, May 27, 1825. Central Committee. The Temperance Movement. — We learn from the Annapolis Republican that about sixty voters in that city have united in the pledge to vote at the next election of members of the Legislature for those candi dates (anti none others) who publicly pledge themselves, before election, to use all suitable means to restrain, as far as practi cable, if not to abolish entirely : Ist—the sale of intoxicating drinks in this State as a beverage, and, 2nd—the license system le galizing their sale. LATE FROM EUROPE. The steamer Baltic arrived at New York on Sunday last. We gather from the news brought by her the following items: Russia and T urkey. —The Turkish dif ficulty was considered as settled. Although the Czar’s acceptance of the proposal of France and England had not been received, it was daily expected. The vanguard of the Russians entered Bucharest on July 15ih, Every thing was quiet in ihs principalities. The Costa affair was in stalu quo. The St Louis had left Smyrna. Two Austrian frigates had arrived there. It was rumored at Constantinople that the United States are negotiating to purchase the port of Marnerizza. England. —The crops in England and lieland were generally good. There was no potato rot. It is reported that England is negotiating with Denmark to obtain command of the entrance of the Baltic in case of a war with Rusaia. France. — It i stated that the opening of the French ports to the import of Bread stuff* is more to quiet the anxiety than from any fact of a scarcity. Christina of Spain is in Paris intriguing to marry her daughter to Prince Napoleon. | A man named Bridge has been recently hanged in lowa. We suppose it will be said of him, that he is another suspension | bridge ! Yellow Fever at New A despatch, dated New Orleans, The yellow fever continues to with unabated violence. The yesterday amounted to one l fifty. To-day there were buried r<Hi||H tired and thirty victims of the Those who by any possible means can,iH leaving the city every hour, In fa6>, il is now almost deserted, and yet the fever is raging terribly. Buisness has been almost suspended— great disliess and consternation prevail. THE MARKETS. Baltimore, Aug. 9, 1853. Grains —There was less animation at the Corn Exchange this morning. About 7,000 bushels of Wheat offered and partly sold at 1.12 a sllß for red, and 1.18 a $1.21 for white ; very choice for family flour, would bring a trifle more, though none offering. About 15,000 bushels of Corn of fered, and partly sold at Cl a G 2 cents for white, and yellow at G 5 aGG cents. Sales of Maryland and Virginia Oats at 38 a 40 cts. Tobacco. —The receipts continue the inquiry is nevertheless very active, and alnostall that comes to market unrestricted as to price finds ready purchasers. Last week prices little inclined to flag, but this week they have nft only fully recovered, but in some instances a trifling advance has been realized. The demand ismostly for common descriptions, but an occasional hogs head only can be had as low as $5, and very few lots under $5.50. Purchasers who have dene the most business this week state that the lowest ave rage for common to fair qualities is $6.12 1-2. V\ e continue the last quotations with the remark that they approach as near as possible the turrent rates : Inferior and common Maryland, $5; ordinary middling to middling, $5.25 a 5.50 ; good to fair middling, $5.75 a 6; and fine $6.25 a 8, accord ing lo quality. The inspections of the week are C 43 hhds. Md., and 171 hhds. Ohio —total 814. OBITUARY. Died, on the Cth instant, at the residence of Mrs. Hodc.es, Miss SUSAN B. FRYERS, in the 70th year of her age. She to whom this tribute is offered was well known to the writer. Gifted by nature with a strong mind, possessing talent of a superior order, highly cultivated, and above all, refined and soft ened by the gentle influences of religionT She was well fitted for a life v r usefulness arul'T'anni ness. She possessed in a pre- e£Hjr-~ nt l ' e ß ree al the graces that adorn the Christian' , viaracffer “Her life was long, in peace she Looking beyond the vale, with lively^t‘ m She saw the glory of the promised lano^ And felt no terror in the arms of death, ’’w Her hope was bright and strong ; it j pains and cheered her wearied spirit to th | Her dying words were, “My God gives mer •• h and quiet, and every solace. His time is thj .-;f time. He doeth all things well.” She pnaT jj £ charity in its liberal and Scriptural senseA left hand knew not what her right hand diiKL suffered long, and teas kind: she envied vaunted not herself, teas not puffed up, did iff f have unseemly, teas not easily provoked, evil; rejoiced not in iniquity, but rejoiced in bearing all things, believing all things, hoj & ' J things, enduring all things. Her friends ha a consolation of feeling that she has fallen Jesus ; that a true Christian has passed x. world of sorrow to a world of peace ; who^gWl Mrs. MARY D i SufA. m The 7Gth £>f her age. During her protracted Illness she was the subject of g, eat bodily affliction; yet she bore all her sufferings with great Christian fortitude. No murmuring expression was ever heard to drop from her lips. From the time she was first taken sick she appeared to be conscious of her approach ing dissolution, yet she was perfectly resigned to her Maker’s will. Towards the latter part of her sickness she sunk into a lethargy and lay without speech for several days ; but a short time before her death the power of speech again returned, and on being asked if she thought the religion ol Jesus Christ was sufficient to support her in a dy ing hour, she answered, yes, and shortly after passed from a sin trying world to a land of rest. She leaves a large circle of friends and relations to mourn her irreparable loss ; but they mourn not without hope, for they know their loss is her eter nal gain, for whilst living her chief joy was the hope of Heaven ; and although her friends have followed her to the grave, and she now sleeps in the deep and voiceless tomb, that hope which she cherished in her breast when living, has borne her spirit above every stormy billow, and the shadowj portals of the tomb has but opened the gate to the eternal city. A. W. P. See the advertisement in another column ol STABLER’S “GOOD MEDICINES ;” they arc not recommended as “Cure Alls,”but as efficient remedies for the diseases named, have received the highest encomiums from Physicians, Apoth ecaries and Store-keepers who have used them, sold them, and in a multitude of cases heard ol their good effects. Give them a trial, and teli your friends of the result. jy 28 “I DIGEST!”—Such is the true meaning ol the word “PEPSIN,” or of the two Greek words from which it is derived. This is the significant and appropriate title of the True Digestive Fluid, or Gastric Juice, prepared by Dr. J. S, Houghton, of Philadelphia, from the fourth Sto mach of the Ox, for the cure of Indigestion and Dyspepsia. It is Nature’s own remedy for an un healthy Stomach. It renders good eating per fectly consistent with health. See the figure ol the Ox, in another part of this paper. 31. B. WELLS’ PATENT SEED SOtVER. THE subscriber is owner of the right to sell ir Charles and St. Mary’s counties, Maryland, M. B. Wells’ Patent Seed Sower —a Virginia invention. This machine (of which there are twe sizes) is designed for sowing timothy, clover, gu ano, plaster,Wheat, &.C., and is one of the cheap est and most that farmers can use. It is simple in construction and not liable to gel out of order, as any one can see by examining it It sows broadcast with great precision and regu larity, and the dullest negro upon a farm couk manage it. One of these machines can be seer at the “Times” office, in Port Tobacco, au 11—It. RICHARD O. JESSOP. WHEAT FANS. JUST received for sale a supply of J. Runyan’i Wheat Fans, which are equal if not superioi to any other Fan now in use. au 4. WM. FERGUSSON. Astray hog, trespassing upon the sub scriber’s premises, was taken up. The ownci ! is reouested to prove property, pay expenses am take it away. LEONARD MAKBURY. i * Glymont, August 4, 1853—31* ff3o prevent and remove Dandruff and Em I JL hellish the Hair— apply every morning jus enough of the Oriental Restorative to moisten tin ha ir, and dress with a stiff brush. n"£=- Dealers supplied on the usual terms. For sale by HENRY PEEL, Druggist. I Alexandria, Va.,jy - > - : -v t ' S t a l i qualified vo w hose duty it eh direct die repairs ol' 1 1 1 and bridges within his manner underssueu u ’ e i and restrictions as may b u>n . * County Commissioners *' f ;; Sec. 2. And he. if. turn judge of each elu ‘ c uy - several counties, shall \ V 'L lUO nHBHBI J he election of R,. HH i same time, and die same n \ a election returns are requt H [.upon said returns being rna s the Circuit Court shall cert ■O' i : ty Commissioners, who ' ias as haring received -*fie highest ; votes for Road Supervisor in . district ol die comity; and upon ■ said certificate, the County 1 shall issue to each elected Sn ’ commission setting forth die dine and the election of wide l been elected Hoad Supervisor; which visor shall he entitled to i die repairs of the roads and i may he under Ins supervision also the time al which said shall report, and such other r j, restrictions as the said Conn i ers may adopt in relation officer; and that said 1 power to employ any * Supervisor or as Agent, necessary. Mi ; Sec. 3. And he ' JVHHHH 1 didates lor Road election district, the J udge so return, and the Clerk of tHHjHjHHBH shall so certtly to the Cou ers, who shall in their d jr ston one of the tie cand t- pervisor. ;e Sec. 4. And he it 'j ..f ollice of Road er the first day ol J anua ic and shall continue K: date, and until the au >e n„ lessor. _ 1,. : Sec. 5. And he it vll Supervisor who shall be * ntiid under the provisions . missio’-v. ch time as t]H|H[Hß| ! report tbf fS of iIH county f i 211 oath o 1 ''t A, r under hta U[l&fvisi o ® ney, nr labor, or both, expended or perform ed on said roads and bridges, in the emplo - p ment of deputies, agents, contractors, labor a ers and materials, and such other matters * relating thereto as ihc County Commission a ers shall suggest and require; and upon t ! sue!) report being made in the manner pre s | scribed by the County Commissioners, and > i upon the County Commissioners or a ma f jority of them, being satisfied that said Road r ; Supervisor lias fully discharged his duty as . such, and not before, they shall pay 5 cause lo be paid, to said Road Supervisor, 1 or order, tiie amount of compensation which e shall have been determined by them, e Sec. 6. And he it enacted , Thai the Coun n ; ly Commissioners of each county sh-dl de ®j (ermine, at least sixty days prior lo each y election of Rood Supervisors, whai amount e of compensation or salary each Road Su pervisor shall be entitled to receive, taking ■ into consideration, in estimating a fair cam- penfation, the reasonable amount of labor 3 and supervi-ion to be performed in each j triet; but said compensation or salary shall - not be increased nor diminished, unless the appropriations or expenditures for loads in said election districts, shall be increased or diminished, during his term of ollice. Sec. 7. And he il enacted , That in all 'f cases in which public county roads form t dividing lines between election districts, the e County Commissioners shall divide said ’• roads between the Supervisors of the con [[ liguous election districts, in such manner . as they may deem right. ■-1 Sec. S. And he it enacted, That the f riff of each county shall jjive public nonce jof the election of Road Supervisors in the = ! same manner, and at the same lime as now I required lo give notice of other public elec j lions ; he shall deliver the commissions to i the several Road Supervisors within his a I county, within twenty days after they are 0 delivered to him, under a penally of twenty l " i dollars, to be paid lo the county, for each ' neglect; and shall receive from the county t the sum of fifty cents for the delivery < L n each commission. j! Sec 9. And he il enacted, That any Road n Supervisor, who shall be elected or appoin ted under the provisions of this act, shall be liable to be presented by the grand in quest of bis county, for any neglect of duty or malfeasance in office; and shall, upon 's conviction thereof before the Circuit Court ' r of his county, be fined in each case, not less than five dollars, nor more than twenty-five - dollars, in tlie discretion of the court. >- Sec, 10. And he il enacted , That :r County Commissioners of the several com" lies, shall have power to revoke the com mission of any Road Supervisor, at any lime * during his term of office, for neglect of du ly or malfeasance in office ; and shall have* [* power lo fill any vacancy that may occur, from anv cause, in the ollice of Road Super visor, fur the remainder of ihc term that shall ( become vacant, 'lility. Persons, desirous to purchase, can examine (he premises for themselves and receive any further information by application to me in person or by letter (postage paid) at Leonard Town, St. Mary’s county, Md., or to John Hughes, Esq., Port bacco, or John Hammersly, Esq., Harris’ Lot P. 0., Cobb Neck, Charles county, Md. There has always been a physician residing up on the Farm, and the subscriber particularly calls the attention to this place of those of the profes sion who may wish to enter upon a country prac tice. Jf I should not dispose of it at private sale pre vious to the Ist Tuesday of August next, I will, , on that day, offer it at public sale, at the Court House in Leonard Town. The Terms of Sale arc ; One-third cash, the balance in twelve and eighteen months, equaf payments, the purchaser giving bond with approv ed security, bearing interest from day of sale. THOMAS. J. STONE. June 30, 1853—ts. The above sale is postponed lo Ike Isf Tuesday in December next. JOCKEY CLUI3. Members of the Charles County Jockey ■ I Club arc requested to meet in Port Tobacco l r on TUESDAY the IGth instant, au 4. Cl KERRY WINE! CHERRY WINE!—I2S gallons of the best Cherry Wine, which sold for $2 per gallon, and is worth at wholesale $1.62, we will sell from this day at sl, or even 75 cents per gallon—according to the quantity purchased, jy 2S MEYENBERG & PRO’S. NOTICE. njMIE CO-PARTNERSHIP of 11. A. Neale -iL & James 11. Norris being dissolved, it is necessary that all open accounts, on books of Schooner William Peters, should be speedily set- Tlled. All persons indebted to the said schooner j are hereby respectfully notified that the said ac- I counts are placed in the hands of 11. A. Neale for settlement, which if not done by or during No ; vember Court, next, will and must then be dispos i cd of otherwise. | jy 21—4 t 11. A. NEALE. ADMINISTRATION NOTICE. rrims 15 TO GIVE NOTICE. That the sub i scribcr has obtained from the Orphans’ Court : of Charles county, Md., letters of Administration on The personal estate of Josias Hancock, late of • said county, deceased. All persons having claims the said deceased arc hereby warned to exhibit the same, properly authenticated, to the sub scribers, on or before the expiration ol six months. They mav otherwise by law ho excluded trom all benefit of said deceased’s estate, i Given under my hand, this 19th day of July, ■ 1553. MARIA HANCOCK, Adm’x i j} 7 21 of Josias Hancock. HkHHORSE POWERS AND THRESHERS,— We have in store a lot of Emery &c Co.’s ce ' lebrated RAIL-WA\ POWERS and J HRESH ' ERS, which wc believe the most efficient and dur i able machine of the kind manufactured. Also, Blair’s celebrated Powers and 3 hreshers for 6 and horses, wan anted to thresh and clean, ready tor ’ the mill, five lo six hundred bushels por day—if • pushed, 800. These machines arc made of the best . material, strong and durable. A few ot them wore tried in Loudoun county last year and were highly • approved of. All orders promptly attended to ADDISON .V MEADE, , ! Union Street and Potomac Strand jy 21 Alexandria, Va. )RSE SHOE NAILS for sale by jan WM BOSWELL election to be held on Wednesday the 2d of No vember next, for the office of Justice of the Peace, in and for the first election district of Charles county, and should my fellow-citizens see proper to elect me to said office, I promise and pledge myself to make every exertion, with whatever of ability I may he possessed, to perforin the duties thereof industriously, impartially and faithfully, je 16—tf. “ GEORGE N. ROWE. FOR CONSTABLE. We arc authorized to announce RICHARD F. NELSON as a candidate for Constable for the first election district, au 11—te Mr. Editor : You are respectfully requested ►fto announce JAMES C. SIMPSON as a candi . date for Constable for the second election district, au 11—te. Wc are authorized to announce Mr. JAMES ADAMS, of Port Tobacco, as a candidate for Constable for the second election district, au 4—lm* We are authorized to announce Mr. JOHN H. POSEY as a candidate for Constable for the first election district. jy 28—2m* To the Voters of the First Election District of Charles County : I I present myself as a candidate for the office of Constable. Should Ibe one of the choice of the people, 1 pledge myself to discharge the duties of that office promptly, honestly and to the best of mv ability. PETER WHEELER, jy 28—te We arc authorized to announce GEORGE i BAILEY as a candidate for Constable for the se cond election district. jy 21 —te ' We are authorized to announce JAMES H. M. DUTTON as a candidate for Constable for the . second election district. jy 21—2 m To the Voters of the Second Election District : At the request of many friends, I respectfully offer myself as a candidate for one of the Consta bles of this district. J. L. W. GOOD RICK, i Harris’ Lot, jy 14 —te i To the Voters cf the Third Election District : 1 I oiler myself as a candidate for Constable, and 1 pledge myself if elected to discharge laithfully the duties of said office, jy 14. A. W. MARLOW. I respectfully announce myself as a candidate for Constable in the third election district of Charles county, if elected I will endeavor faith fully and promptly to discharge the duties of the office. [je3o jf PETER 14. TUBMAN. FOR ROAD SUPERVISOR. We arc authorized to announce Mr. WILLIAM COX as a candidate for Road Supervisor for the first election district. jy 28—te I Wc arc authorized to announce Mr. JAMES S. POSEY as a candidate for Road Supervisor for the first election district. jy 28—1 m. J We are authorized to announce WILLIAM GITTINGS as a candidate for Road Supervisor for the third election district. jy 21—te We arc authorized to announce Mr. RICHARD HARBIN as a candidate for Road Supervisor for the fourth election district, jy 14—tc. We are authorized lo announce Mr. JUDSON WADDING as a candidate for Road Supervisor for the third election district. i jy ~— tc Mr. Wells : You will please announce CH'S S. KINNEMAN as a candidate for the office of Road Supervisor in the (bird election district of Charles county. jc 31).