Newspaper Page Text
THE I h LINO IS" FRE E TRAD E R . wet I "You're a dead man," said the driver "What hall I do T" besceched John. who thought himself a gone sucker. "Down with & pint of lamp oil or you are a dead man in three minutes," answen! the wicked driver. And down went the lamp oil up came the brandy and opium, together with John' breakfast. The joke was told and he has nevsr drank other people's liquor since. wasMBBiaiii 1 1 i iiwiOTw rrjaue "JUSTICE AND EQUALITY." THE FREE TRADER. WestTrr A: Iliae, KAUon. Ottawa, 111., Friday, April 2!, 1241. M Nation mourns its Chief 7". Death of President Harrison. Citt oi Wjsiusotos-, April 4, 181'. ,An all-wise Providence having suddenly rc- moved from this life, WILLIAM JIE.NRYH HARRISON, late President of the United St ilea, B we have thought hour duty, in the recess of Con-Rthc gross, and in the absence of the Vice President from the seat of Government, to make this affile ting bereavement known to tho country by thii declaration, under our hands, lie died at the President's House, in this city this fourth day of April, Anno Domini, 18 U, ui thirty minutes before one o'clock, in the morning. Tha pooplo of tho United States, overwhelmed, like ourselves, by an event so unexpected and s melancholy, will derive consolation from knowing ' that hi death was calm and resigned, as his lib has been patriotic, useful and distinguished, am that tho last utternnee of his lips expressed a fer Teni 3eire for the perpetuity of the Constitution, nd the preservation of its true piinc'iples. Invcro the memory of our dep arted Chief MaU- dcath, as in life, the happiness of his country wasirate. uppermost in his thoughts. DANIEL VEU.STER,S(Tr(riyr!,,S71ie. THO.?. EWIXG, Sxretary nfthe Treaum. JOHN BELL, Secretary of War. J. J. CRITTENDEN, Attorney Centra!. TRANCIS GRANfiEK.i'MfrKMwCeHfrtA tsstaaaMBassssssssjaatSHBHaasasasassM tXj"Uy tho above uimounccmeiit it will bo seen that President Habuisjx is no more! The fourth day of last March placed him in the Presidential Chair, the highest station within the gift of man, nd placed at his command the greatest power recognised by this Republic the fourth of April dawned upon his cold and lifeless clay, and num bered him with tho immortal dead! Entitled a: ho was to our respect, from the high office lie held, notwithstanding we opposed his elevation and his principles, we deplore, in common with every American citizen, this unlooked-for visitation of Providence, Surrounded by ardent and devo- tod friends, by whoso exertions ho was trium phantly carried through tho most animated politi cal contest that this country 'ever witnessed, he hid but commenced his official services, when stern Death, at one blow, blasted tho expectations to which this result had given rise, and the object on which thev wero centred has been summoned to the land of spirits ! "Jlriuieseul in puce." Gen. Harrison was born on tho 0th of February, 1773, and had consequently passed the sixty eighth year of his age. To Correspondent. 1X3 We liavo received a well written coinmu nication signed " II." but cannot insert it until we know tho author. All communications in re lation to public measures or political controversies must bo accompanied with tho author's name, if J their publicity is desired. We cannot deport from this rule. Frequent impositions from those who care hut little for the character of the press, rcrrutrf this course to be pursued by every editor fff"X. O." shall have place in our next. The I.nle President. The Chief Magistrate of this Nation having departed this life, and being now numbered with the illustrious dead, it well becomes the people over whom he was chosen to preside, that they should suitably manifest sense of the loss sus tained. On Sunday, the 4th inst., the capitot at Wash ington was thronged with visitors. Thousands visited the executive mansion in the afternoon, to take their last farewell of the mortal remains of the late president. The body was plored in the centre of the hall, in a rich coffin, covered with black velvet, and bound with silver lace. The features wore viewed through gloss let into the ooflin. The hall was appropriately festooned with rrape, I he public oinces remained closed until after the following Thursday. All public works were suspended for the same period. The remains were conveyed to the Congres-J sional Cemctry, at Washington, on Wednesday the 7th inst. where they are to remain a short time, They are to be removed lo the ancient family residonce in Virginia, That State will then hold the aUet of five of our Presidents. The I"uernl Oremoalra. The Globs says, that the funeral ceremonies of President Harrison was conducted with great pre priety with pomp and solemnity. A vast mulii lude attended. Uniform companies fiom the lilies of Baltimore and Philadelphia united wit! those of the District, and these, added to several bodies of United States troops drawn in from neighboring posts, made a very imposing display Severe! bands of l?ne music led different sections. iif the military array, and, with melancholy strains blended the sympathies of the people, The whole procession, tncludiuja Urge concourse of citiieus from the neighboring stales, filled the IViiiikj Iva nia avenue to a very great extent. The houses immediately on tlie Avenue were for the most part' hung with black drapery, and the win dow were crowdtd with fair faces. ,. The day was soft an1 h'-sullful, enabling tho Immense throng (a great nnriy'of whom were on foot) to attend. t ha' Wtoains they honored to the place of sepulturelken as Vice President, yet, fas doubts mayffliantl mail from India, late Intelligence from China somo two or three mile from the President's don. There, the last rites WinT paid, and thclsubscrihcd the foregoing oath before me. liotly deposited in the tmb, the scenr was clus: !y the fi.ing of cannon and "jiieys f r"'l rrj I Throughout the day Douutc guns were fire J, ami! during (ho j,2Cvsion tlie bell of the city tolled. I'aniilr ofllie laic IVeridrul. Tho Philadelphia Times says ; " A letter froinlfuvorable Washington states that the late President's wifi i at the North Bend. Tho Mow will he sever. to her; Iter attachment to him being intense, an!j her health very feeble, lie leave one son ancle three daughters. The ladies of tlie household! now aro Mr. I'avlor, of a., Mrs. Harrison-9 (daughter-in-law,) and Mrs. Findlry." Public iflrcllug Ormh flhc lrrsidriil. At a meeting of the citizen of Ottaw a, held nt the court house on the 19th of April, 1811,1.,. Le land, Esq., announced the death of WILLIAM HENRY HAKRISSONV late President of the United States, as the occasion of their am!.Iing.2,lie N01'"' MrcsscJ the meeting in a very appro- ind, on his motion, the meeting was organized by gcalling Mr. D win Sixriiii to the chair, and aj- pninting Messrs. M. If. Swift and Jo:i II 'Secretaries. O.i motion of M. E. Ilollister, a committee of. live were appointed to prepare resolutions suited to the occasion. Messrs, John-V. A Hoes, T, L. Dickey, M. E. Ilollister, John C. Champlin, and v illiam Haskell were selected as tlie committee The committee retired a few minutes, and durin interval some appropriate remarks were made !y Messrs. Lcland ami Link. T. L. Hiekcy, on behalf of the committee, re ported the following preamblo and resolutions, U which were adopted ; Wurca', we have learned with unfeigned rc r. t from ollieiul miiioui, cement, that WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, late President of the! United States, departed this life on the 4 ill of April, inst.; Therefore, j ll'iMilml, That, overwhelmed by a bereavement so awful und impressive, we can only bow with. leep sorrow and profound reverence to that Power who reigns over all, while, at tlie name Biimo, we lament the los f, honor the niimn, and rc- It:viLal, That, a.) a token of our respect ami veneration for his character and virtues, wc re-3 'omnieiid to all our citiens to wear cmpc on the jleft arm for thirty days. 7;Wi:i, That a committee of threo be appoint ed to make tho necessary arrangements und pro- u rc n suitablo oration to bo deliveied in thi pl,iee on thn second Monday of May next, upon the lif It ml character of our late distinguished President. The Chuir then appointed Messrs. John V. A Hoes, L, V. Link, and T. L. Dickey nj the com initteo. After a few remarks by Messrs. J. C. Champ- jlin and 1'. L. Dickey tho meeting adjourned, ili jrectiug tho proceedings t) be published in tho ()t- lawo Krco Trader. DAVID SANGER, Cluurman. M. II. Swift, Jun.i 1 1 1 K k , a:cret(ir!e. I'roiilent Tyler, By the following nrticlo from the National lu- tulligencor, it will bu scon that the Vice President !mi taken tho nuth of office, and that ho is now Chief Magistrate for tho balance of the lute l'resi- leiil's term. Singular as it may appear, we learn that this is the third time that Mr. Tyler has tt 'pped into t place of high public trust by tho death of tho iu .'umbeut. Ho was made Governor of Virginia by the death of tho Governor, he being vice he wa- mado a Senator by the death of one before his timo expired and now ho becomes President bv the death of tho only man under whom he could over have been elected a Vice President. From tho National Intelligencer of the 7th, The Ncvr KVrnldcul. IJy tho extraordinary despatch used in sending tho . official intelligence to the Vice 1'resident, at Williamsburg, and similar despatch by him in repairing to the seat of (lovernmctit, John Tyler, now President of the United States, arrived in this city yesterday morning, nt 5 o'clock, and took lodgings at lirowii s Hotel. At twelve o clock, nil the heads of De partments, except the Secretary of the Navy, (who h.-.a not yet returned to the city from his visit to his family,) waited upon hun, to pay him their official and personal respects. They were received with nil the politeness nnd kindness which characterize the new President, lie sig nified his deep feeling of the public cal amity sustained by the death of President Harrison, jv expressed his profound scnsihiliiv to the heavy responsibilities so suuueiny ucvoivcu upon nimscii. iii'Sv ispoke of the present state of thinus w itliBir great concent and seriousness, and inndei,riiumcj after their departure Known nts wisues mat mo several ncatisB ri,tnn.ln(milu tit. ml, I iiiiiiI ! nun .i llw.l 1,1 u jiui tiui;i!ia irisuiii luuuiiuii llf nil iiil places which they now respectively oc cupy, and hist confidence that they would aUord ail the aid in their power to enable him to can v on the administration of the Government successfully. i'hc Piesident then took and subscribed the following oath of office : I do solemnly swear that I will faith fully execute the office of President of the United States, and will, to the best of mylland. And tho nows from Egypt is doubly so. ibilitv. Preserve, protect and defend the! Constitution of the United Stated. April 0, 1811. JOHN TYLICU, District ok Coi.vmuia, Ciljf ami county of Washington. I, William Crnncli, Chief Judgo of the Circuit Court of tho District of Columbia, certify that the above named John Tyler personally appeared before me this tiny, and, although he deems himself qualified to perform the duties und exercise the powers and office of President on the death of William Henry Harrison, late President of the United States,1 without any other oath than that which lis bus la ' ... .. .. i . . man-larise, and for ereater caution, IOOK and April 0, 1811. W. CltAiN'CII.' i Tlie C'nnnl. f' An account of th Contractors' Meeting at bock tort on the l'.th will lc found in tho letter which we give below. The result, though not so! we could wish, is all thai under pre- tent circumstances could bo expected. It wil! diow to the world that be what obstacles in the .way there may, the canal at least can go on. . LocuruuT, Ms., April 15, 1811. Messrs. Wkaveit & Hut The meeting at this place to-day resulted In a pretty general determination on tlie part of the Contractors engaged upon the heavy work above Loekport, to continue the present suspension of their work: and an ex prcsi.-n equally uiianimousfcing that the interests of the British ut Chusan on the part of those engng'-d on the sixty niilcslLhould be attended to during the negociations. j In-low this place to continue. The President of priate manner, nnd expressed for himself and hiii associates such a determination on their part, to aid those who were determined to proceed with heir work as far as the means in their possession would allow, that many men not cng igcd at this i i no upon the lower portion of tho line, have ex. pressed a strong dtsire to become so employed it the Engineer's estimate for tho work not vet l let. The friends of the Canal may now safely rely upon the completion of the line from Peru to Loekport at an early day, os the nature of the work upon the Summit Division is such, and the determination of the Contractors upon that por- tien of the work so fixed, that the greater part ol the unexpended appropriation of 1,700,000 may ie devoted exclusively to that very devirable ob ject. cry truly yours, v. I Ulief I,:vv. The Chicago Tiihuno says, ''Wo are g!al to learn that the Canal Commissioners hixe uiiiini- nously agreed upon a construction of the 'Canal Purchasers' Relief Act, which embraces within ho Provisions of that law, all loU in this city and ui Ottawa, sold by the Canal Commissioners i;i I8il(i. On the remaining Mueslio:, of transfer and iiisolid.ition, we believe llieComiuisiio.iers have not, as yet, committed thcniHcIvesto any opinion ; ut upon that, the phraseology c f the Act admits of infinitely less doubt, in favor of u liberal con- tructi ui, than on the other iiuestioii. IMPORTANT I'orcign Xews. Arrival or Hie ltt ltisli Queen. The steam ship British Queen arrived at New g York on tho 4th inst. after a most tempestuous passage of 21 days. Tho storm that struck her lasted 10 consecutive days. The news she luings is of a highly important character. 1'here is a terrible commotion in Emr laud, occasioned jointly by the failure of the Chi- ucso expedition und tho Mcl.eod affair. Th H packet ship Westchester arrived out on tho 8ihljournals :" Wo have this day learnt thut our go- with Mr. 1'ickens' Report from the committee on foreign relations, and this occasioned a greater ex 'ilement than the now of tho failure of tho U.S. Bank. Tho "London Times" printed the v. hole of the report, with most abusive comments. The news had an important vllcd on stocks of all kind. Wc give below some of tho comments of the press on Mr. Pickens' Report : Tho Globo says "The painful effect whichghary to send ten sail of the line to the same tpuiir- this intemperate 'party document' must oUierwiscgter. Of courso a fleet of steamers will form apait produce on tho strongly cherished hopes of the I of such an expedition." people of this country, of un amicable adjustments I'u ixcr.. The Trench papers are principally of the dispute, will bo much relieved by the toiieBjoceupiud with articles upon tho renewed diflicult of tho principal speakors in the debato which en-Ries growing out of tho Eastern Question, and the itied on tho question of printing tho report." Hprobuhility of a war between England and Amo Tho Times says ''Wc shall not quote fromlricu. These troubles produced the greatest ex this offensive nnd unjust tirade, hut we enrncstly -itoment in Turis. Invoke our readers to study it in exlemo for them-H Humors had gained strength that a protocol had selves, and then judge what chance exists of fnirSlieeii signed in Loudon, which was originally said r just treatment for Gieat llritnin from those au-ftto thorities with which such a catalogue of insults could hnve originated." "War with America," says tho Atlas, "must and will as surely follow upon the murder of Mcl.eod, as tho light of morning follows tha dark ness of night 5 but then this war will bo a war without any definite object, except revenge for ail injury which cannot be atoned." Immitrivr !TBLiiatcit! A 8uadron or dered to Ameriea .' -The Times and other papers tote as a positive fact that some of the squadron, believed to consist of ten sail of the line, which had been engaged on tho coast of Syria, had been -luddcnly orderod off to tho coust of America, to support tho remonstrance of tho Urilish Minister, Mr. Fox, against tho "judicial murder of Mc l.eod." IsMXTnt ron HiMVAX ! The Times also states, that "three battalions had been put sudden-' under orders for Halifax," and adds, "God knows how the homo service of tho realm can be It is stated that Lord Pulmerstnn has sent out orders to tho Ambassador at Washington to de mand tho immediate release of Mcl.eod. Tho Despatch says, "the stoppage of the U.S. Dank will cans a great deal of misery hero as well as in. America. Shares which brought two years ago X" 1, are now anxiously sold at XUJ, There is a rumor that Lord Palmcrsion is to lie called to the House of Lords. The,uiwJ from China is of ilia most gloomy harnt'tcr posjible, and very perplexing to Kng- Tho Lastein Question has been opened in a now lorm. Admiral Elliott has left China for Eng land, in consequence of a palpitation of tho head. The Austrian Observer of the S8th ult. states tha1. the intelligence from Constantinople of the 10th Feb. informs us that tho Sultan's firman granting to Mehemct Ali und his family tho Pa halik of Egypt hereditarily, has just been pre pared. , The Ottoman Porto lias addressed a circular to the ambassadors, announcing to them that the Egyptian affair being concluded, tho blockade o! tho coast of Egypt was raised, and tho liberty ol commerce re-eslablishcd, : '' ' ' 1 "'' ' ' i Ciiixa Ahn lViit n.Dy an extraordinary ex. press from Marseilles, In anticipation of the over- ana muia wasreceirea in i.onuonon ine mornnigti'" of the' 10th." k- lin . . .1 . The great object of interest in the intelligent received by this ex press, is the aute of the BriubThe. Governor s : conversion after Gen. relations with die Chinese Government. Thenc-llIarrisoj S election was placed beyond -aviations up to the 18th of December, which hdjcontroversv, and hisf refusing to vote at the latent date of the news from Macoa, appear tlthe president ml election for cither of the invc produced nothing, for the Chinese seem de 'irius of shuffling and delay. ' On the Cth of November, Admiral Klliott ii- ued a notice at Chusan, to the British there. statins that a trtire had been concluded with the Chinese, binding them within certain limit the British boundaries bcin' Chusan and the small islands adjacent. This notice was ac companied with a recommendation to e ndeavot to conciliate the Chinese. The other Plenipo tentiary, Captain Elliott, issued a circular declar- lu the meantime, a dreadful mortality diminished the troops there. , Tranquility prevailed in India, and tho intelli gence by the express brought nothing of import. ince from any of the presidencies. Nine Djij l.nlcr Highly Important ! ARRIVAL OF THE ACADIA. The steamship Acadia sailed from Liverpool on the 19th tilt., and arrived in Boston Harbor on the morning of the 7th inst., making her passage in 18 days. Shu Lad a very rough lime; and the length of her pa-tsajc has been owing muitilv to bad weather. The foreign news received by the Acadia is of very deep interest and importance. Tho latest English papers are chiefly occupied with the American news taken out by the Columbia, which tcamer arrived at Liverpool on the ICth ult. The .iio.t intense anxiety wan manifested in every uarter, to learn how iillairs stood in this country when the Columbia left Boston j nnJ after the news was published it appears not to have given very general satisfaction. The boy Jones mule another entrance into Duckinghain Palace. It is said ho will now be -cut to the country. Several paper contradict the announcement respecting the "situation'' of the tueen. Several Chartist meetings have been held in various towns, but they wore thinly attended. A ;r ind convention of Chartists was to be held in London on tho I"th inst. Their object is to dc viss plans for the restoration of Frost, Williams, and Jones, for the release of all Chartist prisoners, and for making tho charter the law of the land.' The convention was to sit for two weeks, ami each delegate to bo paid 3 per week ; the ex penses to be defrayed by a weekly subscription of mo halfpenny from each Chartist. Letters from Rome stutc that an attempt on the life of the Queen Dowager of Spain was made b i Carlist refugee, who attempted to stranglo her. The Queen was not hurt, and as the man had no weapon, he is presumed to be a lunatic. WAI1MK.E I'll KI'.UIAT ions is E.llLAXn. Wc find the following statements in all tho London vcrnnient, in order to prepare for any emergency that may spring out of the case of McLcod, (ami Bif tho Republic uxecuto him we do not think liter is a i.iiin in this United Kingdom but will demand f justice,) havedirected six regiments to hold them Kc elves in readiness to embark for North America It is also stated in private letter from Paris, tha:GstCi,,ner (i,,cen Victoria also took fire but wa; Lord Granville ollieially announced to M. GuizolSJV,-'l, 1 li0 1 alr,oU are ut work Filial tho English Government would find it ncces- have had for its intention the termination of the ivihtion of France, but it is now announced in the Paris journals that Prance has refused her dgnaturc, on account of the hard conditions re cently imposed upon iWcucmct Alt. iMecocialions are, however, still going on. Tvuket aii Eovpt. News from Alexan dria to 24th Teb., and Malta to 1st March has been received. Alexandria is again the scene of trou blesomc negociations. Three firmans arrivedfron the Sultan on the 20th Feb., conveying the Pa- hnlic of Egypt to Mehemct Ali, with succession to his descendants on certain conditions. These onditions were both numerous and stringent, and in case of the non-performance of any of them, the inheritance would bo revoked. It is said Mehe mct Ali absolutely rejected two of them, declaring it the same time that he looked to England, on whoso good faith he always relied, to save him from tho danger and disgrace involved in thorn .Com. Napier remained in Alexandria, in hopes assisting to bring the new dispute to an amicable termination. re In ltufTnlo llnrbor. . Tho Buffalo Commercial, of the 1st inst. says: The ice in the harbor began io move out early' this morning, and but for a small patch near the light house, would havo been by this time tumbling over tho cataract. As this spot continued firm. notwithstanding the great pressure against it, the whole mass of flouting ice remains stationary, . A iriof period will see it timing toward.1 thcNiagara. At Erie, 00 miles above us, the lake is entirely iiVeo from obstruction. CJovmior ('nary. Tho following leiuarks fiom tho Alton Tele graph, a whig paper, and comments upon it, by the Chicago Democrat, in relation to the treache rous courso of Governor CisKT, who was taken up out of tho mire, as it were, by tho democratic party, and made what littlo ho now is, and who, in return for what ho had received, assumed, in tho houi of need, a neutral position, and finally .1 tier the result of tho late presidential election wu.-1 known, went over entirely to tho cnemyshowlof Orange county, to widow Eliza Gray, of Green admirably the light in which both p-artiei arc tli-Il"0,llll7 daughter of Honry Bvwn, of Bluehitl, posctl to view (ins political Judas. . Let traitors warned by tho exuinplo 1 , 13 Wo" see it announced in the Si. Louis Era, that Gov. Casey is a candidate c . .. i T: I ...nlAnl I . n In I nmrriS 111 Itici I Jlhiril'L iv-m.niwn i. nS. - this State. Do not the Whigs intend Bio run a good and true man against him ? candidates, in November last, satisfy u he is unfit to represent a Whig District Vn want linn, consistent, nnd ins friend?, to represent us in times like! IIerm.itag h 'xt day. We cannot these, or an honorable opponent is pre-Pcrccive t,iat te mental faculties of this ferable. Won Telegraph. jvcnerable inr.! are impaired in the slight- The foregoing are very just remarks ;cst. degree. With all the questions of and vearegla(toseeatnanofMr.Davis'ln.atln:l, policy, both foreign and domes prominence in the whig party adopting he preserves that thorough knowledge ihem. Thev show'a high order of politi- or l,,ch ,,e was distinguished in active cal independence, and we have nhesita- j1,rc' and ;recly discusses them with his tion in saying that wc would support a i'';1' f",lkncss aiItl clearness. His gone real old federalist of the Webster school "1 health seems to be as good as it has before we would anv one of that mass of feen for several, )'ears. nd the npnntry political trimmers who infest this Stale, lhavo rcaf" V H" ' ill yet be sucking the blood of both nartie.ThevPrrscrve" 10 11 'or.a isiucraDie Piod, play a game of "one pluck two." They don't exactly approve of the democrats' course and yet they are not whigs. 1 hi s. I t . is their story. Anu, wncmer tlie one party or the other is in the ascendency, it is all the same to them. Thev want, office and will have it, if meanness, criiyf ing and falsehood will secure it. There is a gang of these political lizard.' about tStrinr(ield, who change their coat, :i dozen times a year, according as the prospects of this patty or that party pre dominate. At the commencement of the last session of our legislature, they veiegiad been marked for sacrifice. Others stout hearted democrats and, before itsfgvvere removed to whom he had riven as- lose, having got no office, they retiredsur;mecs they should be spared, and who to their f.Micc position, and are now cry-Were afterwards informed by him that ho ing out for an honest parly in oiicsJdid not know they were dismissed. And that is, one that will give them office! Vcan any hold him responsible for the long Wc are grateful to see that the whigs areSlist of worthy men and excellent officers beginning to appreciate such craven tl turpitude ami to set all men UownSweek in which he himself lay upon tho against them who stood not vp for them in the hour of danger. Chicago Dem. NEWS BY THE MAILS. Mirriagt 1'tcf. Tho Philadelphia Times says : 'Tho price paid in Iowa for tying the knot ''which binds two willing hearts," is two 'coon shins, or lour bushels of sweet patatoes. How i-t dm, Mr. Bloomington Herald ! Ilowtj many pounds of Illinois cat fsli wil! it require to buy a Bloomington lassie Wc want to know ! T,eimni 2We.. Tho frcasury notes outstanding on tha 1st instant was 50,3)1,321 07. Tezus. The National debt of Texas, t otitis- ting of bonds, treasury notes, and debts of various descriptions, amounts to seven million dollars Flic amount of ono year's taxes is estimated atr one million dollars, and the expenses of tho go vernmcnt, for tho same, period, at five hundred thousand dollars, par money. Siettm R al D.trnt. A report was received nt Buffalo a few days since, that the steam boatUur tlinglon was set sot on fire and burned to the water's)y i;s Excellency, President Lamr.r, in y ing at the wharf at Toronto. Thet,e eNC)t of their ffl'et:tinr a nerocialioii ilge whilo ly I7ce President. The Hon. Samuel L. South-S ird, of New Jersey, who was elected Prcsidcn pro. tern, of the Senate just before tho adjourn-g) inent. is now ice rresiuent or tac Lintea ctuies.M. ? ...t .. i e,. . Vmwrinz. The Loekport Courier of the 2thhsh,)mi1 :lmvc "'1" it lias gone to press, m ult. states, that orders have been received at p(Fort Niagara to commence repairs upon that fort ress and to put it Into a conditiou of defence. llirnutn Li li y, Esq., tho lathcr-in-law f the Hon. Daniel Webiter, died at New York onfl tho 31st ultimo. . En eland M.iil.s. Tho Postmaster General of England has recently issued an ordor, requiring tho mail to be conveyed between London mid Liverpool at the rate of thirty miles an hour, in- eluding stoppages. D.athofMr. Ciu'ly. This distinguished law! Jwri,cr JU,J 17lhof February last, in South ainpton street, Fitzroy square, London, in the GQthldiplomalic art. Gen. Hamilton has prov- year of his oge. , .Opening nf the N. Y. Canal. Tho Buffalo! ' , ,,, , V . cx o.. . . land address he procured the recognition Commercial of the 3d inst. says: ' We learn that Superintendent Baker has been notified by Com e.iisstoner Broughton, that the canal will be opened lor navigation oh tho loth inst Philadelphia Post' OJix. Tho Philadelphia I'imes savs : " Fourteen clerks are to be dischur- of?t.j ffom our post oilicc, and wo understand then- are seventeen hundred applications for situations. Mr. Montgomery has been several times mobbed in tho streets by these beggars. Woare told that one day ho was compelled to solicit tho company I of a strong police force, to keepotl'tho affectionate embraces of his new friends." Connecticut lilcct'nn. Ellsworth is elected Go vernor over Nicholl. Ellsworth has received 13,519, and Nicholl 10,5 12 tho majority for the former, so far, 3,023. So far as heard from, Brock- iway is cloctcu to Congress by 7 JO, iloardman by B'JOO, and Trumbull by 13,000 majority. Tribute of Respect. The public authorities i.r - .-, H Washington, have resolved to wear crape for sixty days, in token of respect for tho lato President. Tho mail car, oii tho Baltimore Kailroad, left this city yesterday for Washington, shrouded in crape. The horses which drew it to Gray's ferry, were ,il?o dressed in the same solemn emblems. Phila.l $j.oflhe Timet, Matrimonial.'--Married in the city of New ''V, by the Kev. Mr. While, Honry Muck, Esq brlMauw. -,. t . , Canada. The elections have resulted, so fur. in the choice of 36 Tnionists and 19 Antl-UiiionJ fists. attrneral Aadrrw JacltMn. This great ond good man was 74 years old on the 15th of March last, having been born on the 15th day of March, 17G7, It fTortl, u, e.t pleasure to learn that the old hero' health is as good ut present as it has been for several years. The Nashville (Tennessee) Union, of the 4th ultimo, says: Cicn. Jackson visited his frieuds in unwavcr-lINa8"v,e 011 Monday, returninjr to the las a guide and a living light to the path of young republicans who arc determined through life to "be just and fear not." tu. Ilnri-iaoil. The Globe, of tho 5th inst., has the following article in relation to the recent proscription at the (city of Washington : It is just to Gen. Harrison to say, that, notwithstanding the press upon him iby men who claimed to have given him power, he resisted the ruthless proscrip tion which lias been carried on in his name. 5cvural we know lie saved who hcart-Bwho were struck from the roll during the bed of death ? During thut week many 'clerks were dismissed from the Denin-t- ?. l i.. . .i i .i ... :. - .... nit ins, i-.ursMy iohi nun it w as ex- I 1 1 1 u I I-.! W tf I i .i 1 irfMioutu From the N. V. Herald of March G. Einnorluiit !Vcv Cor Tcini-.'I hr I. mm n,n. K tinted in aui i by tiivu. lluuiiStou. H vv l. ...... ..,...:. .t : i t iv c ii.ii u itLt'iHu nil i oi w.iib iiiiu iiu i iic ru tin intelligence of the negeciatbn of a loan for Texas in Paris, in the month of Feb ruary last. It will bo seen that from the aggregate amount ofijannexeu letter it comes lo us Irom oen. James Hamilton the Minister of Texas in E'lu rope, and lias been sent for publication to , ns the readiest means of giving wide-spread publicity to the fact. It reached this city by the recent fourth of March Koval steamer at Uoston, and was Klianded to us yesterday bv the Texian iCousul lor New York : Paius, Feb. 14, 1811. To the E-lihr tf Cm X.w York Jlo-uU. Sin: As the Commissioners of Loans !jnf the republic of Texas were instructed ,'fil fbr lnntl iVii ill'., ...r..iM! f,-. an.it.n .. ft"" .v 1"! Uiiib 1 1 It II1.11VU (I Pontine announcement ol the L-.ct, that jjinoritorious holders of the securities of the Government may not be the victims of the speculation f those acting under k:,i,it inl,,i-m,,lin,i I . 1 .1.....!.. . ... ......n K, 111 IIMUI IIUUIVII, 1 11IU L1UI IK urn IU B UU .... Kin inn i;ii;i r, or u uus CUllllUUUIcailOll Him . . i slip to bu immediately issued from your office, that 1 1 have this day concluded in this city a contract with the Hank of Messrs. J. Lafiiitc & Co1, for the Tcxiau HLonn I forward a duplicate of tliis letter per the Havre packet of the IGth February, and shall enclose this to the Texian Con sul ut New .York, per the American Min ister's letter bag from London. 1 remain, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, J. HAMILTON. We congratulate tin; lepublic. of Texas Jon her triumphs, both ill the military and Bed himself to be one of the ablest Ameri can diplomatists of the age. . By his talents of 1 exas as an independent nation, by the most powerful empire in Europe, and he has. now established her credit and finan ces on the high and firm basis of a loan in Paris. We trust that the government at home will be careful to preserve that credit in their finances, as carefully as they would their honor as a young, great and gallant people. Let them avoid tho errors which the Government of the Uni ted Stales have run intoand Texas will be one of the greatest and happiest repub lics on the earth. , Mormon City of Huutm. ' ' As this city is, in some respects, a cu riosity wc have watched its proceedings with interest. From the 'Tnnes and (Seasons" we learn the following facts in regard lo it : ' ; ; '' The city council have prohibited any ofipersoti from selling whiskey in a less bm . - . Hquantlly than one galloit and any Other liquor in less than a quart, unless on the prescription of a physician.; " !) 'The University of Nut.voo' has been duly organized by the election' of a chan cellor and trustees. James Kelly, A. M. an Alumnus of Trinity College,' Dublin, lias been elected President of the Uni versity. ; " '"' ' " ' ' :- '':,: The Nauvoo Legion has been also or ganized, and officers have been selected. Tho council have passed a vote of thanks to Ihc Stale government, for the favors' it has conferred,'-' and 'to the citizens "' of Qnincylfor the protection received, when fdriven from Missouri. St. Louis Gaz. !J-.. !'i t .'.! ;..t .-r.-ivj.