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V CLEMEK8, KD1TOK AND PUBUPHCitr ItodaV "evkn ikoT may iu, isu" V- rrajci of tux DUVt J0U1NAL JaAiWenc, Bitot lar nonthi. ram ot adveb.tisir& lift UK DAILY JUlUlNAX.. TiM linemen, TIM t'snt" Line JUMh Insertion afterwards, To end Half Cmli a 'A JttftlinntMi will be published from tlx lo lwU s)iys at T Csu-s a Lin far eeta Instrtlon, ineludma lb arU ' Ma.EoiToa. In rply to the cull of "Muny Volar," lathe column ot the Messenger, cop ied iuto your own, I dtairo to tint that I daullnc being candidal tor the Judgeship ot the Court of Common Pleat. THOMAS McDANNOLD. JOHN B. HELM will iene o Judge ot tha Hannibal Court of Common Neat, ll auclt he the wish of tho votara of Mason Township. my24J8iwte uakxibal ako m. jobkth iiaiOAD. Tho work on thii road hae bcsn commenced in a manner which givea an earnest of the early realization of the hope of lh country, long da fcrred. Twenty-five mile of tho griding, masonry and bridging at etch cod, have been tub-let to ihe most experienced und energetic contractors) and now, on this, our eastern section, may be Men lint of men, teams, tool end encampments, from end to end. Many begin to look, with epparcnt astonish ment, it the heavy embankment end deep cuts, which they reelly believed, and openly wild, could not end "never would be commenced." With thcie heavy embankment nnd deep exca vations vanishee tho faithlci spirit which was so long en incubu upon the energies of the fen who hid to contend against privatoend sectional opposition, aud the want of publio confidence. ' But success lis crowned their efl'urts, and they have obtained ample meant end Ihe men, if not paralysed by unpardonoblo mismanagement, to build and equip one among tho longest end moit important roud In tho Union. Tkit is no local boatt, but a conclusion jvttifud oy full, vhxcK a thort Unit will vtrify t The Road and iti equipment will cost Fivo! Million! Dollar. The expenditure of thin I money in tho country will revolutionise the manner aud character of our business J end v ill j gaeunue into lifo ind action, the (lend crcu of publio enterprize in tho district of it route. Nay, more, it will put to shame the blind Jury of the past privele and political opposition it hut had to encounter. Wo understand tho report of ihe engineer has on published, and that it sustain the character f the route and location, with signal ability. When ready for distribution we hope lo obtain a copy, and from it shall publish moh portions as nay be of interest to our rsaders. Meantime, we hope, at an early day, that the Director will moke and report such an exposi tion of the sffuirs of thu Com pony ax will enable the distant and scattered stockholders to under atsnd their condition und pro. peels. rnxsceimort roa Xiluko Rats. A gen tleman of St. Joseph, Michigan, says can give you u remedy for killing rats, that I know, iron experience, tu be effective. Mix somo unslseked lime with corn meal, and place It where the rats may accidentally find it. They will eoon becomo very thirsty, and upon drink ing water the lime slacks and swells the ant till jt ItilU it. In the Bahama Islet, sponge i fried and. placed In their voyt they eat it, drink, swell, burst aud die. The lime and meal should be of the first one part, and meal two parts, well mixed together. It there any man now coine to foreign courts to whose ebseuce the country objects, as being u public lost P Thit is from the St. Lonis Democrat, the po litical and personal organ ot Col. Bonton. Such a bitter, sarcasm upon the foreign appointments of the present administration snows that the old Prairie Bull's wrath and indignation are aroused bv what lie tees at Washington City. He may do mischief yet. lie may nave Pierce and the vrliolo Cabinet upon hit horns. Hurrah for the '.rig bull l Louisville Journal. The time of the murderers Vanxandt and Shawticy ,1a growing short They ere dooniod i dt bp next WrdnesoVv eeek.-Saint Lent PT!''. .... A few day t tlneo, la tho column ot the New York,Ouily Tribune, we dot iced an account of tho attest of n rulTiwn in lliut city, who had "unhtiinanly punished (we quote tin- Tribune's Isngtspe) Ins hoy,o luu nboiu thirteen year ol age, by burning his feet Willi a red hot iron, bomo uf the neighbor were inluced lo enter Ihe house from hearing tht luud end continued (orearis of the buy, when they ascertained Ihe ubovv I'nois, The t oy's I eet were winch awol ten, ftt.J he w is uiiuolo to walk. The father stated that ho could not keep the boy from, the street, and hud coiisrqntntly adopted .this means." Natohea Conner, lOih Inst. 0H1Q IUviuTTiitlT"" : From tht LouttvMt J-utis of tht SOA. Tho river w.it slowly iniung yesterday, with 0 feel 0 inches w iter m the runul last evening. During ihe previous 14 hours the river rectdcil 8 inclu s. On the lull thrin were 4 leel water. Luil Sunday Hie lMuburg packet Buckeye Stute, shortly after leaving port, when ul Mur riman, some ten miles below the city, burst her larboard steam connection pie, which lore ewuy a part of the couk-liouie, ami severely scalded some of its inmates. Tho tirst cook, named R.iubow, either jumped or wus blown ovor board, und wat drowned. The others were not dangerously injured. Tho Hookey o was towed buck lolho wharf ty tho Allegheny, Tho storm, or rather tho tornudo, that struck . I . T I . I. kv n . I i i i uie scirgruun ,-io. u, wirowinjr U3wn ncr oium , ,, I , r j. . i t . t,.v..M., nfifi.. .iai.in.vi,.. .,r doubU barrel gun, Sslmi immediutely shot the most brief and violent ever experienced, i lier down' Lnrnged ftl till, th overieor The forco of the wind appeared confined to a ordered hlmoti to biln hli nun to attack spiico, or furrow, about three hundred yards In Sims, when the latter levtlrd his gun tod wutin, at a its grenieci lury was eonnneu to a killed too overaef r. narrow circuit, in the neighborhood of Carroll tapeeiet Herd. Tho almost lil'tlnu body of n unknown! mnn, sumKined to be on Iriihmnn, was found on Blddle neiar Judge Carr'e rosidentf, oo SntuiMey, whli r hoJc In the top of hU head about two Inches in longth.and which boro the eppettian':e of having been Inflicted with a atone or large stick. Near the spot there was n quantity of atone recently dreiicd, und the ftipOtlllnQ It thai the un fortunate mnn had been working on It end had been killed by one ot hit follow work men. . He wu rlne.rd on n dray and taken to tho Health Office, and fro in thence to the Sisters' llciplt.il, where he died In half an hour after hlr ndmlislon. He had on a In borer's dress, was about five feet ten Incite In height, and wnj (atoned on both arms. There U every reaion to believe thnt this man wni the victim of a deadly attack, and we trust to hear of energetic measure! being taken tote ire t out the guilty man or men. St. Louli Democrat. Traosov in South CAnotm.On Fri day last, near Mayblnlon, South Carolina, Mr. John u. aims had an Altercation with hl overseer, when the wife of the later, being armed with a pistol, threatened to shoot Mr. Sltni. Uulna armed with a ton, and right in a line with tho Telegraph, trees were twisted cfl and uprooted, and tinue blown down. Tho following dUp.iicli has been received at Cincinnuti, hy the proprietor of the (Jen. Sooltt A lilund has nl us a Sucrumento Daily Union, from which we clip the following : Crime la wuamsMo. When the cold excitement first broke out In California, an old nnd respectable 4It SELF-WHGCKED. Maxruis, May 17. The lienerul Scott h..sL.nli-mrt moviid frnm Mi .n,l m ihUrii v. :.U,L 1 WT "ot .1.'.luJ loV,V Sl.'. t,,ok , with a portion of hi family. A son-in-law most of the freight. Sunk in Midrid Bond. Madrid D'tul is about seventy-five miles be law the mouth of the Ohio. ucxompnnlttd him, who, however, left his wile behind. By tlielr united otlorts, in a variety of employments, they nmasiud suf ficient wrnlth to rather m:in nf thu emu. Hurisr to Wsihlagtoa. Hay ISih. fl,rlt of i:,-. ...niA ihn. n...l r..,.l. .hnlr Robert A. Ihwke, McenKir to tho clrcutnstnnces earv. Tho old ((cntluman GfiK-riil 1 ost Olhoo, r.ut his uilo'e iluy;.tnt;,nd n recond daughter, which he brought ton o dock l ut nielli, mi hour alttT they vvil, him, 0 u,0 Mi vear she na bjoom. ret icd.compleuly spvpri.i the windt-lpuljnn, voluptusiua womanhood, and ex and nriei'iex. Hi? thin tninl.i two vuu ut Uibited tho possession of personal di.irrns, hi own throat, but was ns he gays, picWhlcl. Ud her to be at ooco admired and vcnir-d from killing himself by his wife courted by those who formed her acquaint knoirklng the rawr oiii l his hand. Lnce, jhe son-in-law mlding under the i heir daughter, 1 J years old, occupying tm(l ,.0f with her, wan not slow to make tho adjoining room, was awakened by tho thisdUcovery, and his lecherous eye scan screun.so! hur motlior, who ji.mj.od out ,fjnca her glowing foint with a view to its bedand rait down stairs whilu llitwkc taised 'fuspoilnient. The arts employed to ac iuuiiv .M-i.uim.iS, i ilivo cut ,-jomplisli his dfsigns, it concerns n-t the ten my wile throat anJ my own, nnd iuttndjdcrto know, nor vrojiiictv to make public, to cut my c.iild'a." 1 he svito in the inean-$ii(Tn;tj it to snv. he was but too su.cussl'ul 1 linn li ml f l a I ti l .iit' i. l n .. - . i . I . .i . t.e a . I - -. . - ..v ... uuv, ,.., anii,irn.i ln ntir esrrciic, oitnougn not Mimcicnuy perfect, wrulched boots discovered the Ueuco .r.t' , i . nii4ii.il., (Uisnrcctloconcc.il his success trom tho ;cf stockings. But he looked a gentleman, nev Ihe ni ighbors nluruied, going m, found IfcoowUdea of tho heart-etiiolten father, erthelcss; for his face ami hands, ihouirh ha her on the Hoor In u dying condition, tee' Satisfied 0f ;l,e improper Intimacy existing 'prd and attenuMed, were cleon and spotless, husbund standing over her, with arms ex-. between his children, the old cenileman! ' nip WM Wl,l rrand: his ey was hneht . . . - . i..(lh il. .1 1.- .1 1 '(Continue J)J';. ' . . Disaraeed ana hninsliatedi tVhoie eoulttslir wrelohed iaan fiild refugo but Ha the home;of his adopted father? ' ThiVhr,'.then, he went, and wus again reteired with open irmi. ' Dur ing hi sly at tit academy, the merohant had married again to a laay some ye. rs younger man himself. Time passed on; but) Junt as the sun of happiness began to shine-once more Upon hire, a eusrrel took place between him and the Udy, which severed forever all ties of friend ship between the merchant and his raoTsot, Another eircumstanee which is scurcely fit for mention here, wai hinted at, and which, if true, Ihrnwt a dark slisde upon the quarrel, and an ugly light upen (he character -or the diisipstcd youth. Whatever the cane, however, the mer chant and his adopted son, purtod in aurr, nev or to meet againl end when the former died, the latter shared no portion of hit weiUh, Again thrown upon the world by his own misconduct, the young man triad liia hand in a field common to young men, end wrote several poetical pieoet and articles in the msgstines. These were sn well received that he was alinn.t tempted to believe that he could obtain a living by literature, But hia old habit t re' urning, he despaired of lueoess in his new avocation, and' enlisted us a private soldier in the army. He was loou recognised by a former companion in Ihe military academy, and gre&i interest began to bo felt lor him omong the, officers. It was proposed to buy a commission for tho talentod and handsome young man) but just at friends began to rally aronna him, and just a their plan seemed about to prosper, he deserted. For more than two year the world knew nothing of hi wkereaboutst and itmsy be. had almost forgotten him. In lSdJ, however, the proprietor of a man- ozino offered two priaes for the pnirft and taU thai shnuia lie suituble to their pages, riumer ous MSS. were sent for competition, and a d.iy was appointed on which the arbitrators should meet to ju.lge of the merit ot the various pro duction. Almoit tho first manuscript that was opened claimed attention, from the remarkable beauty and distinctness ot the hand writing. One of the arbitrators read a page or two, and was oharmed. I te called the attention of hi friend. to the tale, and they were to much pleased with it) that it was read aloud from tspinning te end, and all admitted that it was worthy the highest prises. Tho confidential envelope was opened a Latin rnotte was discovered. No other ta'es were read, and the aword was immediately published. But where to find the author, so thai the prise money might be paid? The publish ers and arbitrators hud not to wait long. In the evening following the announcement, a young man came to the i files to alalia the prize. He was pale and thin, even to ghajtliness; and hie wlv lo appoarante bespoke dissipation, want, and illness. A well-worn cat buttoned ut to i. .... - .. . mo chin, ucnceaiM ine want ol a shirt; ami i in tended, I'XClaimmg, "Ull! my Wife, inV wmtn seei-etlv tA h'.e married ilainrhlr in wilo-l have cut her throat" the child'Mlisouti, and sending her ample means to . j T. ,v l" " wo ex astray all expenses, requested her to repair pired in about aa minutes. An inquest was immediately to her husband. With this held this morning, and tho Jury returned a view he purchased a ticket on the steamer verdict of "Death by the hand of her hue Iconuectiog with tho Golden Gate, on her band, ho being in a deranged state ol mind ;jast Inward trip, but by some aocident wa lawko has been arrested nnd committed, prevented from joining the vessel, and was lie was honest nnd Inollensive. ordinarily, compelled to await the sailing or the Ten but for some timo past, has be.M in an ex- nessee, from which, after being wracked, icreme.ygcprceisiaicvi mnu. Jnuud-ih, arrived safely with her child a little tng suicide, he had written a letter, saying gir ng,d lwo or three years-and sought -uv w ui iii vm nun. mill, nun us ne couia her parent s obo not live happv there, he family to go to Heaven." wanted all his parent's abode, as she had been instruct ted. The knowledge of her coming had previously reached her husband's ears, who ItlL. ilU. V V I- t , WH Mr IllUbll VUIkUIIUOl IBU 11 II, Bllll WIIU The Albany Y.) J'Aciunz Journal .. Ia k!. ji u...i f t .1.1 tl I vAVionu on uiiauuiuiniivii ui uiq vuuuill Htatea that the H,.dft r.ver express train lnCM in tht strongest terms, of 1 uesday morning ast, met w.tl, un ac singular to state, the mother took sides with cident near Cold Snrlnjj. VVhlle going at ,, gruilty pslr, and leaving her husband, with full speed, one of tho journals of tho loco whom he had resided for thirty.six years, and motive broke, throwing It from tho track, for whom the bid ralsod the daughters in tjues The axle, however, was provided with a tion, departed with the sonlnlaw and his para "safety beam," which prevented its drop, mour on an exoursion te Sn Francisco, from ping, and tho overturn and smash that oi.Jwn'ncfl fter residing a fortuight or to, they erwise would have been Inevitable. Aftor'T,lurnetlloS''or,l,oento,,ou8ht r,tlred Porti dragging a short dU'anco over ties, the'& thhVl,YB?r . P d.inct hoU,eheldt speed of the train was chocked. Had thol1!"' T' t Wv J.rli rcmV? n.in k.Mn r ii,. -.Jtn. . . . wh her father both brokenhearted j whi e !Kf Si son-in-law, the seduced y'ounger niu linn, nuuiu i'iviuuuiv unto ucea trirjvvn into the river, with results, porhops, as tcr l iblo as those of Norwalk. daughter, and the despicable old woman, sustain the separate establishment alluded te. Comment on such a picture or erime li unnecessary and it It. AfOu In . MtuxlAn Ia lliA ailafil i-I..S f ,1. KlllKD V LlOMTNIMl. A fewdnvsiince) deiarted wtfa anil father, thai are ara r.lr.in.4 we noticed that two men were killed by' froaiaseking known the names ol all the parlies lightning near Portland, on tho Missouri 'concerned in the transaction. river. Their names were Hiram Coats and I r a ut. v. k w j i JotTarSt tf John Cam-, were autcra y shocked, but will Wethin of the waiwnpth eel tnec.ee. The recover, iney weie rnmmrn, tinr . ved ni.lltoHnVv1,wm t r,-... iv. t I ka ll nt itAimii as -si e asv "-""v or eignteen tons. Dt. i.oun uemoerat. I with intelli encc and voice and bearing were those of a icholir. The publisher and . arbitrators were interested extrtnuly. They inquired iats his hitory, and finliy offered . him employment on the tnugasine far which tht talc had been written. A little money judiciously applied, mnn il 0 tared the appearance of the young man, and in a short timo he took his post us the second edi tor of a monthly roiRssine, with the means and position of a gentleman. ' Now here waa an opportunity of retrieving his lost character. Hi'ro wero Iriends, ready not only to overlook the past, but la assist in making his future calm and free from, etre Here was a public ready to listen to his le.ich ingi, and a patron ready to reward ,hie libor. For a liula while all went on well, and those who knew him began to congratulate themselves upon tho happy change. Those who befo re ad. mired his genius were beginning to respect his integrity. He wst happy and tucoessful in his new vocation. He married a young and be.ui. tiful girl, his coiuinj lie found for himself cot togc, which the care, economy and gentle tern per ot his wife oonverted into a boms,, and ho was beginuing to be be a happy man. (To be Continued,) A HsAariris Scamis A psar Industrie'. ' Trish woman arrived ia this country with her children leaving her husband en the other side of the Atlautio.. By hard work and constant, she laved up sufficient te pay his paassge over' and to this city, where he lien turned out to b thoroughly worthies. A few duyi since he got ' possession of some 400 whioli she had amass ed, and went off with tt. She trietd him in to a steamboat at the levee, lod applied for a war rant for hit arrett, but at -the IW could- not touoh him, ho baing her hutband, the worthless scamp started, and the poor creature eras Uft ta. mentlng. . ll i our opinion thai sbe Is wuch batter without such a rascal St. Louis Dsm-1 ocrat.